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      Ionogel-based Nitrite and Nitrate Sensor for Water Control at the Point-of-Need 

      Saez Castaño, Janire; Arana Momoitio, Gorka; Fernández Cuadrado, Luis Ángel; Benito López, Fernando (Elsevier, 2016)
      The increment of uncontrolled nutrients concentration in water is the subject of increasing environmental concern. In particular, the increment of nitrate causes the eutrophication of algae, leading to fauna and flora ...
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      An architecture for dynamic QoS management at Layer 2 for DOCSIS access networks using OpenFlow 

      Huarte Arrayago, Maider; Mendiola, Alaitz; Fuentes, Victor; Matías Fraile, Jon; Astorga Burgo, Jasone; Toledo Gandarias, Nerea; Jacob Taquet, Eduardo Juan (Elsevier, 2016-01-15)
      Over the last few years, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) has emerged as one of the most disruptive and profitable novelties in networking. SDN was originally conceived to improve performance and reduce costs in Ethernet-based ...
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      Porous self-protonating spiropyran-based NIPAAm gels with improved reswelling kinetics 

      Ziołkowski, Bartosz; Florea, Larisa; Jannick, Theobald; Benito López, Fernando; Diamond, Dermot (Springer, 2016-02)
      [EN] This study focuses on improving the speed ofactuation of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based photoresponsive gels containing copolymerised spiropyran as the photoswitch and acrylic acid as the proton source. The improvement ...
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      Nitrogen Source and External Medium pH Interaction Differentially Affects Root and Shoot Metabolism in Arabidopsis 

      Sarasqueta Gómez, Asier; González Moro, María Begoña; González Murua, María del Carmen Begoña; Marino Bilbao, Daniel (Frontiers Media, 2016-02-01)
      Ammonium nutrition often represents an important growth-limiting stress in plants. Some of the symptoms that plants present under ammonium nutrition have been associated with pH deregulation, in fact external medium pH ...
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      Artificial Life in Quantum Technologies 

      Álvarez Rodríguez, Unai; Sanz Ruiz, Mikel; Lamata Manuel, Lucas; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas (Nature Publishing, 2016-02-08)
      We develop a quantum information protocol that models the biological behaviours of individuals living in a natural selection scenario. The artificially engineered evolution of the quantum living units shows the fundamental ...
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      Room temperature synthesis of non-isocyanate polyurethanes (NIPUs) using highly reactive N-substituted 8-membered cyclic carbonates 

      Yuen, Alexander; Bossion, Amaury; Gómez Bengoa, Enrique; Ruiperez Cillán, Fernando; Isik, Mehmet; Hedrick, James; Mecerreyes Molero, David; Yi, Yan Yang; Sardon Muguruza, Haritz (RSC, 2016-02-16)
      There is a growing interest to develop green synthetic pathways towards industrially relevant polymers such as polyurethanes without the use of toxic and dangerous isocyanate monomers. The most promising route towards ...
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      Characterisation of Exposure to Non-Ionising Electromagnetic Fields in the Spanish INMA Birth Cohort: Study Protocol 

      Gallastegi Bilbao, Mara; Guxens, Mónica; Jiménez Zabala, Ana María; Calvente, Irene; Fernández Andrés, Marta; Birks, Laura; Struchen, Benjamin; Vrijheid, Martine; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernández, Mariana F.; Torrent, Maties; Ballester, Ferrán; Aurrekoetxea Agirre, Juan José; Ibarluzea Maurolagoitia, Jesús María; Guerra Pereda, David; González Estévez, Julián María; Röösli, Martin; Santa Marina, Loreto (Biomed Central, 2016-02-18)
      Background: Analysis of the association between exposure to electromagnetic fields of non-ionising radiation (EMF-NIR) and health in children and adolescents is hindered by the limited availability of data, mainly due to ...
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      Real-Time Dynamics in U(1) Lattice Gauge Theories with Tensor Networks 

      Pichler, T.; Dalmonte, M.; Rico Ortega, Enrique; Zoller, P.; Montangero, S. (American Physical Society, 2016-03-03)
      Tensor network algorithms provide a suitable route for tackling real-time-dependent problems in lattice gauge theories, enabling the investigation of out-of-equilibrium dynamics. We analyze a U(1) lattice gauge theory in ...
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      Serological and Genetic Evidence for Altered Complement System Functionality in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Findings of the GAPAID Consortium 

      Prechl, József; Papp, Krisztián; Hérincs, Zoltán; Péterfy, Hajna; Lóránd, Veronika; Szittner, Zoltán; Estomba Recalde, Miren Andone; Rovero, Paolo; Paolini, Ilaria; Del Amo, Jokin; Uribarri, Maria; Alcaro, Maria Claudia; Ruiz Larrañaga, Otsanda; Migliorini, Paola; Czirják, László (Public Library Science, 2016-03-07)
      Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease with multifactorial ethiopathogenesis. The complement system is involved in both the early and late stages of disease development and organ damage. To better ...
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      Organic-Acid Mediated Bulk Polymerization of e-Caprolactam and Its Copolymerization with e-Caprolactone 

      Sánchez Sánchez, Ana; Basterrechea Gorostiza, Andere; Mantione, Daniele; Etxeberria Lizarraga, Agustín; Elizetxea, Cristina; De la Calle, Amaia; García Arrieta, Sonia; Sardon Muguruza, Haritz; Mecerreyes Molero, David (Wiley, 2016-03-09)
      Polyamides (PA) constitute one of the most important classes of polymeric materials and have gained strong position in different areas, such as textiles, fibers, and construction materials. Whereas most PA are synthesized ...
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      Sensing parasites: proteomic and advanced bio-detection alternatives 

      Sánchez Ovejero, Carlos; Benito López, Fernando; Díez García, Paula; Casulli, Adriano; Siles Lucas, Mar; Fuentes García, Manuel; Manzano Román, Raúl (Elsevier, 2016-03-16)
      [EN] Parasitic diseases have a great impact in human and animal health. The gold standard for the diagnosis of the majority of parasitic infections is still conventional microscopy, which presents important limitations in ...
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      Towards a green energy economy? Tracking the employment effects of low-carbon technologies in the European Union 

      Markandya, Anil; Arto Olaizola, Ignacio; González-Eguino, Mikel; Román, Maria V. (Elsevier, 2016-03-16)
      In the view of pressing unemployment and environmental problems, different policies have been proposed to create jobs in the transition to a green economy, including the so-called “green jobs”. There has been an intense ...
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      Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control 

      González-Eguino, Mikel; Neumann, Marc B. (Climatic Change, 2016-04-11)
      Large amounts of carbon are stored as permafrost within the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. As permafrost thaws due to climate warming, carbon dioxide and methane are released. Recent studies indicate that the pool of carbon ...
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      Network dynamics in nanofilled polymers 

      Baeza, Guilhem P; Dessi, Claudia; Costanzo, Salvatore; Zhao, Dan; Gong, Shushan; Alegría Loinaz, Angel María; Colb, Ralph H.; Rubinstein, Michael; Vlassopoulos, Dimitris; Kumar, Sanat K. (Nature Publishing, 2016-04-25)
      It is well accepted that adding nanoparticles (NPs) to polymer melts can result in significant property improvements. Here we focus on the causes of mechanical reinforcement and present rheological measurements on favourably ...
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      Eurobalise-Train communication modelling to assess interferences in railway control signalling systems 

      Rodríguez, Lara; Pinedo Zamalloa, Christian; López Orbe, Igor; Aguado Castrillo, Marina; Astorga Burgo, Jasone; Higuero Aperribay, María Victoria; Adin, Iñigo; Bistué, Guillermo; Mendizabal, Jaizki (Macrothink Institute, 2016-05-10)
      The evolution of the railway sector depends, to a great extent, on the deployment of advanced railway signalling systems. These signalling systems are based on communication architectures that must cope with complex ...
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      System architecture and deployment scenarios for SESAME: Small cEllS coordinAtion for Multi-tenancy and Edge services 

      Giannoulakis, Ioannis; Xylouris, George; Kafetzakis, Emmanouil; Kourtis, Anastasios; Fajardo Portillo, José Oscar; Khodashenas, Pouria Sayyad; Albanese, Antonino; Mouratidis, Haralambos (2016-05-17)
      The surge of the Internet traffic with exabytes of data flowing over operators mobile networks has created the need to rethink the paradigms behind the design of the mobile network architecture. The inadequacy of the 4G ...
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      Functionalization of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Choline Lactate Ionic Liquid 

      Montes, Sarah; Azcune, Itxaso; Cabanero, German; Grande, Hans-Jurgen; Odriozola, Ibon; Labidi Bouchrika, Jalel (MDPI, 2016-06)
      Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are valuable nanomaterials obtained from renewable resources. Their properties make them suitable for a wide range of applications, including polymer reinforcement. However, due to their highly ...
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      Adaptive coatings based on polyaniline for direct 2D observation of diffusion processes in microfluidic systems 

      Florea, Larisa; Martin Mayor, Alain; Bou-Ali, M. Mounir; Meagher, Kate; Diamond, Dermot; Tutar, Mustafa; Benito López, Fernando (Elsevier, 2016-08)
      [EN] Therefore the understanding and proper evaluation of the flow and mixing behaviour at microscale becomes a very important issue. In this study, the diffusion behaviour of two reacting solutions of HCI and NaOH were ...
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      Low‑cost origami fabrication of 3D self‑aligned hybrid microfluidic structures 

      Sáez Castaño, Janire; Basabe Desmonts, Lourdes; Benito López, Fernando (Springer, 2016-08)
      [EN] 3D microfluidic device fabrication methods are normally quite expensive and tedious. In this paper, we present an easy and cheap alternative wherein thin cyclic olefin polymer (COP) sheets and pressure sensitive ...
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      The energy requirements of a developed world 

      Arto Olaizola, Ignacio; Capellán-Pérez, Iñigo; Lago Aurrecoechea, Rosa María; Bueno Mendieta, Gorka; Bermejo Gómez de Segura, Roberto Juan (Elsevier, 2016-08)
      Through history, special attention has been paid to the study of the relationship between the energy use of a country and its level of development. While the interest of this research area is unquestionable, the energy ...