Ceramic sintering and properties characterization based on solid mechanics

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Ceramic processing can be tedious and time-consuming. Several techniques have been developed to face these complex processing. One of the most popular techniques relies on different approaches for Design of Experiments and/or statistical process control. [...]

Stability of Functionalized Magnetic Particles in a Physiologic Fluid

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Magnetic materials are widely used in biomedical applications such as magnetic separation, magnetic resonance imaging, drug delivery and hyperthermia. In these applications the nanoparticles are functionalized in a core/shell type with polymeric materials which contains [...]

Magnetite particle size dependence on the co-precipitation synthesis method for protein separation

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Nowadays, magnetic particles are of great interest to different research areas, such as magnetic separation techniques, biotechnology, catalysis, magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic fluids and data storage, among others [1]. The application of magnetic particles involves [...]

Novel Composites of Carbon Nanotubes with a Poly(Phenylene Ethynylene) by Non-Covalent Wrapping for Photovoltaic Devices

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Conjugated polymers exhibit optoelectronic properties comparable with those of inorganic semiconductors and with some advantage over them. By their side, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) offer a great opportunity for exciton dissociation. For this reason, the combination [...]