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    • An antibacterial coating based on a polymer/sol-gel hybrid matrix loaded with silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Springer, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work a novel antibacterial surface composed of an organic-inorganic hybrid matrix of tetraorthosilicate and a polyelectrolyte is presented. A precursor solution of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) and poly(acrylic acid ...
    • A comparative study of multifunctional coatings based on electrospun fibers with incorporated ZnO nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Iribarren Zabalegui, Álvaro; Larumbe Abuin, Silvia Upna; Palacio, José; Rodríguez Trías, Rafael Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, polymeric fibers of polystyrene (PS) with incorporated ZnO nanoparticles have been deposited onto an aluminum alloy substrate (6061T6) by using the electrospinning technique. In order to optimize the deposition ...
    • A comparative study of two different approaches for the incorporation of silver nanoparticles into layer-by-layer films 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, a comparative study about the incorporation of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) into thin films is presented using two alternative methods, the in situ synthesis process and the layer-by-layer embedding deposition ...
    • Contribution to the development of functional nanostructured coatings based on silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna (2014)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      Esta tesis se centra en la síntesis de nanopartículas de plata (AgNPs) y su posterior incorporación en recubrimientos delgados usando dos métodos alternativos: el proceso de síntesis in situ (ISS) de AgNPs y la técnica de ...
    • Effect of both protective and reducing agents in the synthesis of multicolor silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this paper, the influence of variable molar ratios between reducing and loading agents (1:100, 1:50, 1:20, 1:10, 1:5, 1:2, 1:1, 2:1) and between protective and loading agents (0.3:1, 0.75:1, 1.5:1, 3:1, 7.5:1, 30:1, ...
    • Effect of the temperature in the mechanical properties of austenite, ferrite and sigma phases of duplex stainless steels using hardness, microhardness and nanoindentation techniques 

      Argandoña Salinas, Gorka; Palacio, José; Berlanga Labari, Carlos Upna; Biezma Moraleda, María Victoria; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Peña, Julio; Rodríguez Trías, Rafael Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The aim of this work is to study the hardness of the ferrite, austenite and sigma phases of a UNS S32760 superduplex stainless steel submitted to different thermal treatments, thus leading to different percentages of the ...
    • Fiber-optic lossy mode resonance sensors 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2014)   Contribución a Congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In the last 4 years, experimental evidences about the potential use of optical sensors based on Lossy Mode Resonances (LMR) have been presented in the literature. These LMR sensors have some similarities with Surface ...
    • Functionalized electrospun fibers for the design of novel hydrophobic and anticorrosive surfaces 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Yurrita Silanes, David; Berlanga Labari, Carlos Upna; Palacio, José; Rodríguez Trías, Rafael Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, a novel coating was deposited on aluminum alloy samples by using a combination of electrospinning and chemical vapor deposition (CVD-silanization) techniques in order to create a functionalized film with an ...
    • Hydrophobic and corrosion behavior of sol-gel hybrid coatings based on the combination of TiO2 NPs and fluorinated chains for aluminum alloys protection 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Maeztu Redin, Juan Deyo; Berlanga Labari, Carlos Upna; Miguel, Adrián; Palacio, José; Rodríguez Trías, Rafael Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, layers of a sol-gel hybrid matrix doped with metal oxide nanoparticles (TiO2 NPs) have been deposited on flat samples of AA6061-T6 aluminum alloy using the dip-coating technique, with the aim of obtaining ...
    • Layer-by-layer nano-assembly: a powerful tool for optical fiber sensing applications 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The ability to tune the composition of nanostructured thin films is a hot topic for the design of functional coatings with advanced properties for sensing applications. The control of the structure at the nanoscale level ...
    • Micro and nanostructured materials for the development of optical fibre sensors 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The measurement of chemical and biomedical parameters can take advantage of the features exclusively offered by optical fibre: passive nature, electromagnetic immunity and chemical stability are some of the most relevant ...
    • Multicolor layer-by-layer films using weak polyelectrolyte assisted synthesis of silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the present study, we show that silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) with different shape, aggregation state and color (violet, green, orange) have been successfully incorporated into polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films using ...
    • Multifunctional protective PVC-ZnO nanocomposite coatings deposited on aluminum alloys by electrospinning 

      Iribarren Zabalegui, Álvaro; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Berlanga Labari, Carlos Upna; Larumbe Abuin, Silvia Upna; Miguel, Adrián; Palacio, José; Rodríguez Trías, Rafael Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper reports the use of the electrospinning technique for the synthesis of nanocomposite micro/nanofibers by combining a polymeric precursor with hydrophobic behavior like polyvinyl chloride (PVC) with nanoparticles ...
    • Nanomaterials for functional textiles and fibers 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer US, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nanoparticles are very interesting because of their surface properties, different from bulk materials. Such properties make possible to endow ordinary products with new functionalities. Their relatively low cost with ...
    • Using the multi-response method with desirability functions to optimize the zinc electroplating of steel screws 

      Lostado Lorza, Rubén; Martínez Calvo, María Ángeles; Berlanga Labari, Carlos Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Zinc electroplating is a coating process controlled by several input process parameters. However, the commonly used input parameters for setting the process of zinc deposition are current density, temperature of the coating ...