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  • Using vegetable fiber nonwovens cement composites as sustainable materials for applications on ventilated fac¸ade systems 

    Claramunt Blanes, Josep; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2017-06-30)
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  • Surface functionalization of biomaterials for bone tissue regeneration and repair 

    Mas Moruno, Carlos (2018)
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    Biomaterials have evolved from mere bioinert substrates, required only to passively support cell adhesion and growth, to bioactive cell-instructive surfaces with the capacity to tune cell behavior and dictate cell ...
  • PLA-OMMT Nanocomposites manufactured by reactive extrusion 

    Carrasco Alonso, Félix Ángel; Santana Pérez, Orlando Onofre; Cailloux, Jonathan; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (IAPC Publishing, 2017-05-03)
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  • Dental Implants: Plasma polymerization for antibacterial coatings 

    Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Rius, Daniel (CRC Press, 2016)
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    Dental implants are widely used to overcome tooth loss. The material of choice for this application is titanium, due to its excellent mechanical properties, high corrosion resistance, and high biocompatibility. Despite the ...
  • Evaluation of the bulk and alpha-case layer properties in Ti-6Al-4V at micro- and nano-metric length scale 

    Sefer, Birhan; Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Mateo García, Antonio Manuel; PEDERSON, R; Antti, Marta-Lena (WILEY, 2016)
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    In the present study the hardness of individual alpha ( )-Ti grains in Ti-6Al-4V was measured by nanoindentation using Berkovich tip indenter. Additionally, alpha-case layer was induced by performing isothermal heat ...
  • PLA-based foams: tissue engineering 

    Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais (2015-04-02)
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    Biodegradable porous scaffolds with or without bioactive molecules prepared by clean techniques attract an enormous interest for tissue engineering applications. Scaffolds work as structural support for both cell ...
  • Polyimides 

    Abbasi, Hooman; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (2015-12-22)
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  • Nanoindentation of advanced ceramics. applications to ZrO2 materials 

    Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan (John Willey & Sons, 2015)
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    This chapter describes commonly used methods of analyzing and interpreting hardness, elastic modulus and indentation stress-strain curve for bulk and coating ceramics. Examples of different materials, but specially zirconia ...
  • Protecció de la innovació tecnològica 

    Albiol Rodríguez, Jordi; Cusido Roura, Jordi (Generalitat de Catalunya. CIDEM, 2009-09)
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  • Polypropylene foams: production, structure and properties 

    Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de (Nova Science Publishers, 2011-11-01)
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    It is well known the relevance given to the study of heat transfer in polymer foams, as one of the main applications is as lightweight thermal insulating elements. Alongside some of the possible strategies for improving ...
  • Application of layered nanoparticles in the micromechanical reinforcement and flame retardancy of polymer foams 

    Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Antunes, Marcelo de Sousa Pais; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Studium Press LLC, 2013)
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    A great deal of attention has been given in the last years to the study of the influence of incorporating nanosized particles and particularly nanoparticles with a flat-like morphology such as nanoclays or layered double ...
  • Polymer/clay aerogel composites with flame retardant agents: mechanical, thermal and fire behavior 

    Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2013-12)
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    Aerogel is a class of material characterized by its high void content and extreme lightness. Different polymer/clay aerogels have been prepared by a simply freeze–thaw process from a suspension with poly(vinyl alcohol) ...

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