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  • Diffusional approach on electrospun PLLA membranes for caffeine delivery 

    Serafini Immich, Ana; Tornero García, José Antonio; Cano Casas, Francesc; Lis Arias, Manuel José (Book publisher international, 2021-05-07)
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    One of the great advantages of electrospun fibers is the large tridimensional area produced, capable of storing any type of material. The aim of our investigation is to study the electrospinning technique to produce polymer ...
  • Reuse of salt-containing dyeing effluents by means of an electrochemical and ultraviolet coupled system 

    Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen; Buscio Olivera, Valentina; Tornero García, José Antonio (Springer, 2021-04-23)
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    The textile dyeing produces a large volume of wastewater with high salinity and deep colouration. Residual dyes are generally not removed in conventional wastewater treatments and therefore specific treatments are required ...
  • A protocol for the design of protein and peptide nanostructure self-assemblies exploiting synthetic amino acids 

    Haspel, Nurit; Alemán Llansó, Carlos; Zanuy Gomara, David (2017)
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    In recent years there has been increasing interest in nanostructure design based on the self-assembly properties of proteins and polymers. Nanodesign requires the ability to predictably manipulate the properties of the ...
  • Valorization of agricultural wastes and biorefineries: a way of heading to circular economy 

    Cervantes Torre-Marín, Gemma; Torres Bustillos, Luis G.; Ortega Ramírez, Mariana (Springer, 2020-02-08)
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    In a circular economy, one tries to encompass closed loops between dif­ferent value chains introducing changes in the production and consumption pattems. Design for the environment, extended producer responsibility, critica! ...
  • 7 - Hydrogen production in microreactors 

    Soler Turu, Lluís; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Vendrell Villafruela, Xavier; Serrano Carreño, M. Isabel; Llorca Piqué, Jordi (Elsevier, 2020-07-24)
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    Catalytic microreactors constitute a crucial technology for process intensification in the production of hydrogen, particularly for on-site and/or onboard applications intended to feed fuel cells. This chapter describes ...
  • Antimicrobial lightweight materials and components 

    Morena Gatius, Ángela Gala; Ferreres Cabanes, Guillem; Ivanova, Kristina Dimitrova; Pérez Rafael, Silvia; Tzanov, Tzanko (Elsevier, 2020-12-02)
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    Lightweight materials and components have gained remarkable scientific and technological importance in the recent times as the main drivers of innovation. They are finding widespread use across all industry sectors to ...
  • Hollow fiber membrane-based analytical techniques recent advances 

    Pabby, Anil Kumar; Swain, Biswajit; Sastre Requena, Ana María (CRC Press, 2020-11-24)
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    Problems of chemical analysis almost always involve two steps; separation of the desired constituent and measurement of the amount or concentration of this constituent. Under the scope of these two steps, sample preparation, ...
  • Hollow fiber membrane contactors. Introduction and perspectives 

    Pabby, Anil Kumar; Wickramasinghe, Ranil; K. Sirkar, Kamalesh; Sastre Requena, Ana María (CRC Press, 2020-11-24)
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    Over the last two decades, hollow fiber contactor-based technology has grown into an accepted unit operation for a wide variety of separations. The increase in the use of this technology, owing to strict environmental ...
  • Process intensification in integrated use of hollow fiber contactor-based processes case studies of sparkling water production and membrane contactor- based strip dispersion process 

    Pabby, Anil Kumar; Wickramasinghe, Ranil; K. Sirkar, Kamalesh; Sastre Requena, Ana María (CRC Press, 2020-11-24)
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    Process intensification (PI) may be achieved by new modes of production, which are based on scientific principles. New operating modes have been studied in the laboratory and/or at pilot stages: hollow fiber contactor ...
  • Reactive processing and functionalization of ground tire rubber 

    Zedler, Lukasz; Przybysz, Marta; Hejna, Aleksander; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Cañavate Ávila, Francisco Javier; Saeb, Mohammad Reza; Formela, Krzysztof (Springer, 2020)
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    The dynamic development of the automotive industry resulted in a significant increase in rubber wastes, especially end-of-life tires, which are a serious threat to the natural environment and human health. This situation ...
  • Beta-cyclodextrines in textile industry 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José (2020-09-02)
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    ß-Cyclodextrin (ß-CD) is an oligosaccharide composed of seven units of D-(+)-glucopyranose joined by a- 1,4 bonds, which is obtained from starch. Its singular trunk conical shape organization, with a well-defined cavity, ...
  • Vehiculation of active principles as a way to create smart and biofunctional textiles 

    Lis Arias, Manuel José; Coderch, Luisa; Martí, Meritxell; Alonso, Cristina; García Carmona, Óscar; García Carmona, Carlos; Maesta Bezerra, Fabricio (VIDE LEAF, 2020-09-24)
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    In some specific fields of application (e.g., cosmetics, pharmacy), textile substrates need to incorporate sensible molecules (active principles) that can be affected if they are sprayed freely on the surface of fabrics. ...

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