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The cross layer RMPA handover: a reliable mobility pattern aware handover strategy for broadband wireless communication in a high-speed railway domain
Enhancing the handover process in broadband wireless communication deployment has traditionally motivated many research initiatives. In a high-speed railway domain, the challenge is even greater. Owing to the long distances ...
A Robust Optimization Based Energy-Aware Virtual Network Function Placement Proposal for Small Cell 5G Networks with Mobile Edge Computing Capabilities
In the context of cloud-enabled 5G radio access networks with network function virtualization capabilities, we focus on the virtual network function placement problem for a multitenant cluster of small cells that provide ...
Contributions of Bottom-Up Energy Transitions in Germany: A Case Study Analysis
Within the context of an energy transition towards achieving a renewable low-impact energy consumption system, this study analyses how bottom-up initiatives can contribute to state driven top-down efforts to achieve the ...
Iridescent Cellulose Nanocrystal Films: the Link Between Structural Colour and Bragg's Law
(Iop Publishing, 2018-04-30)
Structural colour is a phenomenon found in nature, which provides plants and animals with vibrant optical properties. The production of this colour is based on the interaction of incident light with the hierarchical ...
Influence of Process Parameters in Graphene Oxide Obtention on the Properties of Mechanically Strong Alginate Nanocomposites
Sodium alginate, a biopolymer extracted from brown algae, has shown great potential for many applications, mainly due to its remarkable biocompatibility and biodegradability. To broaden its fields of applications and improve ...
Measurement of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Review of Corporate Sustainability Indexes, Rankings and Ratings
Companies are currently changing their traditional role in society and transforming it into a proactive role in which their operations generate social and environmental positive impacts. Corporate Social Responsibility ...
European Cities in the Energy Transition: A Preliminary Analysis of 27 Cities
Nowadays, there is a wide scientific consensus about the unsustainability of the current energy system and at the same time, social awareness about climate change and the IPCC’s goals is increasing in Europe. Amongst ...
Cellulose Nanocrystal and Water-Soluble Cellulose Derivative Based Electromechanical Bending Actuators
This study reports a versatile method for the development of cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) and water-soluble cellulose derivatives (methyl cellulose (MC), hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC), and sodium carboxymethyl cellulose ...
Analysis of the Air Quality of the Basque Autonomous Community Using Spatial Interpolation
This work presents the results obtained from a spatial modeling and analysis process on pollutants measured in the air through forty-three monitoring stations located in the three provinces of the Basque Autonomous Community ...
Lignocellulosic Biomass as a Source of Raw Materials for the Synthesis of Polyurethanes
Precursors have been satisfactorily synthesized from lignocellulosic biomass for later use in the synthesis of polyurethanes resulting in competitive final properties with those of petroleum derived polyurethanes