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    • Nature Conservation – a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application 

      Henle, Klaus; Bell, Sandra; Brotons, Lluís; Clobert, Jean; Evans, Douglas; Görg, Christoph; Grodzińska-Jurczak, Malgorzata; Gruber, Bernd; Haila, Yrjö; Henry, Pierre-Yves; Huth, Andreas; Julliard, Romain; Keil, Petr; Kleyer, Michael; Kotze, D. Johan; Kunin, William; Lengyel, Szabolcs; Lin, Yu-Pin; Loyau, Adeline; Luck, Gary W.; Magnusson, William; Margules, Chris; Matsinos, Yiannis; May, Peter; Sousa-Pinto, Isabel; Possingham, Hugh P.; Potts, Simon; Ring, Irene; Pryke, James S.; Samways, Michael J.; Saunders, Denis A.; Schmeller, Dirk S.; Similä, Jukka; Sommer, Simone; Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf; Stoev, Pavel; Sykes, Martin T.; Tóthmérész, Béla; Tzanopoulos, Joseph; Yam, Rita; Penev, Lyubomir (Pensoft Publishers, 2012-03-14)
      This Editorial presents the focus, scope and policies of the inaugural issue of Nature Conservation, a new open access, peer-reviewed journal bridging natural sciences, social sciences and hands-on applications in conservation ...
    • Neuroinflammatory Signals in Alzheimer Disease and APP/PS1 Transgenic Mice Correlations With Plaques, Tangles, and Oligomeric Species 

      López González, Irene; Schlüter, Agatha; Aso, Ester; García Esparcia, Paula; Ansoleaga, Belen; Llorens, Franc; Moreno, Jesús; Fuso, Andrea; Portero Otín, Manuel; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Pujol, Aurora; Ferrer, Isidre; Carmona, Margarita (Oxford Journals, 2015)
      To understand neuroinflammation-related gene regulation during normal aging and in sporadic Alzheimer disease (sAD), we performed functional genomics analysis and analyzed messenger RNA (mRNA) expression by quantitative ...
    • Neuropsychological testing of cognitive impairment in euthymic bipolar disorder: an individual patient data meta-analysis 

      Bourne, C.; Aydemir, Ö.; Balanzá Martínez, V.; Bora, E.; Brissos, S.; Cavanagh, J. T. O.; Clark, L.; Cubukcuoglu, Z.; Videira Dias, V.; Dittmann, S.; Ferrier, I. N.; Fleck, D. E.; Frangou, S.; Gallagher, P.; Jones, L.; Kieseppä, T.; Martínez Aran, A.; Melle, I.; Moore, P. B.; Mur, Maria; Pfennig A, Raust A.; Senturk, V.; Simonsen, C.; Smith, D. J.; Bio, D. S.; Soeiro de Souza, M. G.; Stoddart, S. D. R.; Sundet K, Szöke A.; Thompson, J. M.; Torrent, C.; Zalla, T.; Craddock, N.; Andreassen, O. A.; Leboyer, M.; Vieta, E.; Bauer, M.; Worhunsky, P. D.; Tzagarakis, C.; Rogers, R. D.; Geddes, J. R.; Goodwin, G. M. (Wiley, 2013)
      An association between bipolar disorder and cognitive impairment has repeatedly been described, even for euthymic patients. Findings are inconsistent both across primary studies and previous meta-analyses. This study ...
    • New database on phase change materials for thermal energy storage in buildings to help PCM selection 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Serrano, Susana; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Navarro Rivero, Helena; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2014)
      According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the primary energy production was increased by 49% and CO2 emissions by 43% over the past 20 years. Furthermore, 30 - 40% of total energy consumption in developed countries ...
    • New database to select phase change materials: chemical nature, properties, and applications 

      Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Navarro, Maria E.; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés (Elsevier, 2015)
      Today, thermal energy storage materials are proposed as a promising solution to increase the energy efficiency in building sector and to reduce the total energy demand because building sector accounts up to 34% of total ...
    • New equipment for testing steady and transient thermal performance of multilayered building envelopes with PCM 

      Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Farid, Mohammed M.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2011)
      Thermal properties of the different building envelopes, such as thermal transmittance in steady state, heat storage capacity and dynamic thermal responses, must be taken into account during the design phase of buildings. ...
    • New formulation and characterization of enhanced bulk-organic phase change materials 

      Palacios, Anabel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Julià Bolivar, José Enrique; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2018)
      The main drawbacks faced by researchers to successfully implement organic-PCM as materials to improve the thermal performance of building systems are their low thermal conductivity, their high flammability, and their low ...
    • New Moore-Like Bounds and Some Optimal Families of Abelian Cayley Mixed Graphs 

      Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel; López Lorenzo, Ignacio (2020-06-06)
      Mixed graphs can be seen as digraphs that have both arcs and edges (or digons, that is, two opposite arcs). In this paper, we consider the case where such graphs are Cayley graphs of abelian groups. Such groups can be ...
    • New proposed methodology for specific heat capacity determination of materials for thermal energy storage (TES) by DSC 

      Ferrer, Gerard; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Solé, Aran; Martorell, Ingrid; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      This study presents a methodology to determine the specific heat capacity (Cp) of materials for thermal energy storage (TES) by DSC. These materials have great energy storage capacities, and due to that, important heat ...
    • Nitrogen yield advantage from grass–legume mixtures is robust over a wide range of legume proportions and environmental conditions 

      Suter, Matthias; Connolly, John; Finn, John A.; Loges, Ralf; Kirwan, Laura; Sebastià, Ma. T.; Lüscher, Andreas (Wiley, 2015)
      Current challenges to global food security require sustainable intensification of agriculture through initiatives that include more efficient use of nitrogen (N), increased protein self-sufficiency through homegrown crops, ...
    • Non-wood forest products in Europe – A quantitative overview 

      Lovrić, Marko; Da Re, Riccardo; Vidale, Enrico; Prokofieva, Irina; Wong, Jennifer; Pettenella, Davide; Verkerk, Pieter Johannes; Mavsar, Robert (Elsevier, 2020-04-24)
      Mushrooms, berries and other Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFPs) are an important part of forest recreation, rural income and of cultural heritage. Due to poor data on their collection and use, they are often ignored in forest ...
    • Novel geopolymer for use as a sensible storage option in high temperature thermal energy storage systems 

      Jacob, Rhys; Trout, Neil; Solé, Aran; Clarke, Stephen; Fernández Renna, Ana Inés; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Saman, Wasim; Bruno, Frank (American Institute of Physics, 2020)
      In the current study a novel geopolymer created from waste materials (namely fly ash and black slag) has been characterised as a potential high temperature thermal energy storage material option. Several geopolymer samples ...
    • Novel inorganic binary mixture for low‐temperature heat storage applications 

      Galazutdinova, Yana; Grágeda, Mario; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ushak, Svetlana (Wiley, 2017)
      In this study, an inorganic mixture based on bischofite (industrial by‐product) was developed and characterized for its application as a phase change material for low‐temperature thermal energy storage. The most appropriate ...
    • Numerical analysis of building envelope with movable phase change materials for heating applications 

      Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de (MDPI, 2019)
      Latent heat storage materials have been tested by several researchers for decades to be used as passive heating and cooling systems in buildings but their implementation into building components is still stacked as is ...
    • Numerical Investigation of the Pipelines modeling in a Small-Scale Concentrated Solar Combined Heating and Power Plant 

      Tascioni, Roberto; Arteconi, Alessia; Del Zotto, Luca; Habib, Emanuele; Bocci, Enrico; Moradi, Ramin; Mahkamov, Khamid; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Pili, Piero; Mintsa, André Charles; Pirro, Matteo; Gimbernat, Toni; Botargues, Teresa; Halimic, Elvedin; Cioccolanti, Luca (ICCHMT 2019, 2019)
      In this paper four different detailed models of pipelines have been proposed, they are supposed to be used in a quasi steady-state model of a micro solar Combined Heat and Power plant developed under the EU funded project ...
    • Numerical investigation of the smart energy management of modular latent heat thermal storage on the performance of a micro-solar power plant 

      Tascioni, Roberto; Cioccolanti, Luca; Del Zotto, Luca; Mahkamov, Khamid; Kenisarin, Murat; Costa, Carolina; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Maldonado, José Miguel; Halimic, Elvedin; Mullen, David; Lynn, Kevin; Arteconi, Alessia (ECOS2019 - 32 th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems, 2019)
      Solar energy is widely considered as one of the most attractive renewable energy source to curb CO2 emissions at residential level where micro-cogeneration has a very interesting potential. One promising application of ...
    • Numerical model evaluation of a PCM cold storage tank and uncertainty analysis of the parameters 

      Zsembinszki, Gabriel; Moreno Argilés, Pere; Solé Cutrona, Cristian; Castell, Albert; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2014)
      Thermal energy storage (TES) tanks for cold storage can be used for peak load shaving. This paper presents and evaluates a mathematical model where a TES tank is filled with commercial phase change material (PCM) flat ...
    • Numerical parametric study of a hotspot-targeted microfluidic cooling array for microelectronics 

      Laguna Benet, Gerard; Vilarrubí, Montse; Ibáñez, Manuel; Betancourt, Yina; Illa i Alibés, Josep; Azarkish, Hassan; Amnache, Amrid; Collin, Louis-Michel; Coudrain, Perceval; Fréchette, L. G.; Barrau, Jérôme (Elsevier, 2018-11-05)
      Thermal management in integrated chips is one of the major challenges on micro- and nanoelectronics. The rise of power density raised the need for microchannel liquid cooling solutions. This technology has poor temperature ...
    • Numerical simulation of a finned-tube LHTES system: influence of the mushy zone constant on the phase change behaviour 

      Arena, Simone; Casti, Efisio; Gasia, Jaume; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Cau, Giorgio (Elsevier, 2017)
      This work presents a numerical investigation on latent heat thermal energy storage (LHTES) systems during the phase change process. The numerical analysis, based on the apparent heat capacity formulation, was carried out ...
    • Numerical simulation of a PCM packed bed system: A review 

      Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      The detailed study of latent packed bed thermal energy storage (TES) system has been a great topic of interest in the literature. Experimental measurements have been conducted to analyze the performance of these systems, ...