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Shape memory polyurethane microcapsules with active deformation / Zhang, Fenghua (Harbin Institute of Technology. Centre for Composite Materials and Structures) ; Zhao, Tianheng (University of Cambridge. Department of Chemistry) ; Ruiz-Molina, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Liu, Yanju (Harbin Institute of Technology. Department of Astronautical Science and Mechanics) ; Roscini, Claudio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Leng, Jinsong. (Harbin Institute of Technology. Centre for Composite Materials and Structures) ; Smoukov, Stoyan (University of Cambridge. Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy)
From smart self-tightening sutures and expandable stents to morphing airplane wings, shape memory structures are increasingly present in our daily life. The lack of methods for synthesizing intricate structures from them on the micron and submicron level, however, is stopping the field from developing. [...]
2020 - 10.1021/acsami.0c14882
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 12, issue 41 (Oct. 2020) , p. 47059-47064  
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15 p, 1.1 MB Structural and magnetic properties of FexCu1-x sputtered thin films electrochemically treated to create nanoporosity for high-surface-area magnetic components / Robbennolt, Shauna (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Fornell Beringues, Jordina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Quintana Romero, Alberto (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Zhang, Huiyan (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Menéndez Dalmau, Enric (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Pellicer Vilà, Eva M. (Eva Maria) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Sort Viñas, Jordi (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)
Sputter deposition is a facile and widely used technique for fabricating thin-film materials. Electrochemical dealloying, on the other hand, is a promising method for creating nanoporosity, and therefore increasing surface area, in metallic materials. [...]
2018 - 10.1021/acsanm.8b00143
ACS Applied Nano Materials, Vol. 1, Issue 4 (April 2018) , p. 1675-1682  
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Enhancing magneto-ionic effects in magnetic nanostructured films via conformal deposition of nanolayers with oxygen acceptor/donor capabilities / Navarro Senent, Cristina (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Quintana Romero, Alberto (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Isarain-Chávez, Eloy (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Weschke, Eugen (Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (Germany)) ; Yu, Pengmei (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) ; Coll, Mariona (Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona) ; Pellicer Vilà, Eva M. (Eva Maria) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Menéndez Dalmau, Enric (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física) ; Sort Viñas, Jordi (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Física)
Effective manipulation of the magnetic properties of nanostructured metallic alloys, exhibiting intergrain porosity (i. e. , channels) and conformally coated with insulating oxide nanolayers, with an electric field is demonstrated. [...]
2020 - 10.1021/acsami.9b19363
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 12, Issue 12 (March 2020) , p. 14484-14494  
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35 p, 32.3 MB Strain-Engineered Ferroelastic Structures in PbTiO3 Films and Their Control by Electric Fields / Langenberg, Eric (Cornell University) ; Paik, Hanjong (Cornell University) ; Smith, Eva H. (Cornell University) ; Nair, Hari P. (Cornell University) ; Hanke, Isabelle (Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung) ; Ganschow, Steffen (Leibniz-Institut für Kristallzüchtung) ; Catalan, Gustau (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Domingo Marimon, Neus (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Schlom, Darrell G. (Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science)
We study the interplay between epitaxial strain, film thickness, and electric field in the creation, modification, and design of distinct ferroelastic structures in PbTiO thin films. Strain and thickness greatly affect the structures formed, providing a two-variable parameterization of the resulting self-assembly. [...]
2020 - 10.1021/acsami.0c04381
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 12, Issue 18 (May 2020) , p. 20691-20703  
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MOF-Beads Containing Inorganic Nanoparticles for the Simultaneous Removal of Multiple Heavy Metals from Water / Boix, Gerard (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Troyano, Javier (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Garzón Tovar, Luis (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Avci-Camur, Ceren (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Bermejo, Natalia (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Yazdi, Amirali (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Piella, Jordi (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Gómez Bastús, Neus (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Puntes, Víctor (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Imaz, Inhar (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Maspoch, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Pollution of water with heavy metals is a global environmental problem whose impact is especially severe in developing countries. Among water-purification methods, adsorption of heavy metals has proven to be simple, versatile, and cost-effective. [...]
2020 - 10.1021/acsami.9b23206
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 12, Issue 9 (March 2020) , p. 10554-10562  
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29 p, 1.6 MB Graphene Oxide-Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-Based Lab-on-a-Chip Platform for Heavy-Metals Preconcentration and Electrochemical Detection / Chałupniak, Andrzej (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Merkoçi, Arben (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Herein, we present the application of a novel graphene oxide-poly(dimethylsiloxane) (GO-PDMS) composite in reversible adsorption/desorption, including detection of heavy metals. GO-PDMS was fabricated by simple blending of GO with silicon monomer in the presence of tetrahydrofuran, followed by polymerization initiated upon the addition of curing agent. [...]
2017 - 10.1021/acsami.7b12368
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 9, Issue 51 (December 2017) , p. 44766-44775  
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11 p, 1.2 MB Photochemically Activated Motors : From Electrokinetic to Diffusion Motion Control / Zhang, Kuan (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Fraxedas, Jordi (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Sepúlveda Martínez, Borja (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Esplandiu Egido, Maria José (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
Self-propelled micro/nanomotors that can transform chemical energy from the surrounding environment into mechanical motion are cutting edge nanotechnologies with potential applications in biomedicine and environmental remediation. [...]
2017 - 10.1021/acsami.7b15855
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 9, Issue 51 (December 2017) , p. 44948-44953  
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24 p, 462.3 KB Surface Functionalization of Metal-Organic Framework Crystals with Catechol Coatings for Enhanced Moisture Tolerance / Castells Gil, Javier (Universitat de València. Instituto de Ciencia Molecular) ; Novio Vázquez, Fernando (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Padial, Natalia M. (Universitat de València. Instituto de Ciencia Molecular) ; Tatay, Sergio (Universitat de València. Instituto de Ciencia Molecular) ; Ruiz Molina, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Martí Gastaldo, Carlos (Universitat de València. Instituto de Ciencia Molecular)
Robust catechol coatings for enhanced moisture tolerance were produced in one step by direct reaction of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) with synthetic catechols. We ascribe the rapid formation of homogeneous coatings around the metal-organic framework particles to the biomimetic catalytic activity of Cu(II) dimers in the external surface of the crystals. [...]
2017 - 10.1021/acsami.7b15564
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 9, Issue 51 (December 2017) , p. 44641-44648  
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27 p, 1.7 MB Tailoring Copper Foam with Silver Dendrite Catalysts for Highly Selective Carbon Dioxide Conversion into Carbon Monoxide / Urbain, Félix (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Tang, PengYi (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Carretero González, Nina Magali (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Andreu, Teresa (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya) ; Arbiol i Cobos, Jordi (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Morante, Joan Ramon (Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya)
The present study outlines the important steps to bring electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide (CO ) closer to commercial viability by using a large-scale metallic foam electrode as a highly conductive catalyst scaffold. [...]
2018 - 10.1021/acsami.8b15379
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 10, Issue 50 (December 2018) , p. 43650-43660  
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51 p, 1.4 MB Dual T1/ T2 Nanoscale Coordination Polymers as Novel Contrast Agents for MRI : A Preclinical Study for Brain Tumor / Suárez García, Salvio (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Arias-Ramos, Nuria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Bioquímica i Biologia Molecular) ; Frías Botella, Carolina (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Candiota Silveira, Ana Paula (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí") ; Arús i Caraltó, Carles (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí") ; Lorenzo Rivera, Julia (Institut de Biotecnologia i de Biomedicina "Vicent Villar Palasí") ; Ruiz Molina, Daniel (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia) ; Novio Vázquez, Fernando (Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia)
In the last years, extensive attention has been paid on designing and developing functional imaging contrast agents for providing accurate noninvasive evaluation of pathology in vivo. However, the issue of false-positives or ambiguous imaging and the lack of a robust strategy for simultaneous dual-mode imaging remain to be fully addressed. [...]
2018 - 10.1021/acsami.8b15594
ACS applied materials & interfaces, Vol. 10, Issue 45 (November 2018) , p. 38819-38832  

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