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  • The Value of Transfer of Knowledge in Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM 

    López, Ana J.; Pereira, Dolores (MDPI, 2021-05)
    Abstract:Spanish researchers’ recent evaluations regarding the transfer of knowledge have shown that activities that could help close the gender gap in STEM areas are penalized upon evaluation. The results were very ...
  • Laser Surface Modification in Ti-xNb-yMo Alloys Prepared by Powder Metallurgy 

    Tendero, Inmaculada; Rossi, Mariana; Viera, Mauricio; Amado, José; Tobar, M.J.; Vicente-Escuder, Ángel; Yáñez, Armando; Amigó, Vicente (MDPI, 2021-02)
    [Abstract] The main objective was to study the effect of surface modification by laser on Ti-Nb-Mo powder metallurgical alloys to improve their mechano-chemical behavior and their application as a biomedical implant. The ...
  • Surface Modification of Porous Titanium Discs Using Femtosecond Laser Structuring 

    Trueba Muñoz, Paloma; Amado, José; Rodríguez, Ángel; Tobar, M.J.; Giner, Mercé; Amigó, Vicente; Torres, Yadir (MDPI, 2020-06)
    [Abstract] The failure of titanium implants is associated with two main problems that include the bone resorption and fracture of the surrounding bone tissue (stiffness incompatibility) and implant loosening (poor ...
  • Ultrafast Laser Surface Texturing: A Sustainable Tool to Modify Wettability Properties of Marble 

    López, Ana; Ramil, Alberto; Pozo-Antonio, José S.; Rivas, Teresa; Pereira, Dolores (MDPI, 2019-07-28)
    [Abstract] Conservation strategies to reduce the degradation of stone caused by the action of water are focusing on increasing the hydrophobicity of the surface by imitating existing solutions in nature (lotus leafs and ...
  • Rietveld Quantitative Phase Analysis of Oil Well Cement: in Situ Hydration Study at 150 Bars and 150 °C 

    Fraga, Edmundo; Cuesta, Ana; Zea-García, Jesus D.; Gómez de la Torre, María Ángeles; Yáñez, Armando; García Aranda, Miguel Ángel (2019-12)
    Abstract: Oil and gas well cements are multimineral materials that hydrate under high pressure and temperature. Their overall reactivity at early ages is studied by a number of techniques including through the use of the ...

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