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

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (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 two different approaches for the incorporation of silver nanoparticles into layer-by-layer films 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (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 J. Upna Orcid (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 ...
    • Development of optical fiber humidity sensor based on silver nanoparticles-embedded coatings 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid (2015)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      El desarrollo de nuevos materiales y métodos de deposición a escala nanométrica ha supuesto una auténtica revolución en muchas disciplinas de la investigación. En particular, en el campo de los sensores de fibra óptica, ...
    • Effect of both protective and reducing agents in the synthesis of multicolor silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (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, ...
    • Multicolor layer-by-layer films using weak polyelectrolyte assisted synthesis of silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (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 ...
    • Nanomaterials for functional textiles and fibers 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (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 ...
    • Optical fiber sensors based on nanoparticle-embedded coatings 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The use of nanoparticles (NPs) in scientific applications has attracted the attention of many researchers in the last few years. The use of NPs can help researchers to tune the physical characteristics of the sensing coating ...
    • Sensitivity improvement of a humidity sensor based on silica nanospheres on a long-period fiber grating 

      Viegas, Diana; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Santos, José Luís; Araújo, Francisco Moita; Ferreira, Luis Alberto; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (MDPI, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This work addresses a new configuration that improves the sensitivity of a humidity sensor based on a long-period fiber grating coated with a SiO(2)-nanospheres film. An intermediate higher refractive index overlay, ...
    • Silicon carbide as a material-based high-impedance surface for enhanced absorption within ultra-thin metallic films 

      Pérez Escudero, José Manuel Upna Orcid; Buldain, Iban; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Liberal Olleta, Íñigo Upna Orcid (Optical Society of America, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The absorption of infrared radiation within ultra-thin metallic films is technologically relevant for different thermal engineering applications and optoelectronic devices, as well as for fundamental research on sub-nanometer ...