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    • The potential impact of plant biotechnology on the Millennium Development Goals 

      Yuan, Dawei; Bassie Rene, Ludovic; Sabalza Gallués, Maite; Miralpeix i Anglada, Bruna; Dashevskaya, Svetlana; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Rivera Vélez, Sol Maiam; Banakar, Raviraj; Bai, Chao; Sanahuja Solsona, Georgina; Arjó Pont, Gemma; Avilla, Eva; Zorrilla López, Uxue; Ugidos-Damboriena, Nerea; López, Alberto; Almacellas, David; Zhu, Changfu; Capell Capell, Teresa; Hahne, Gunther; Twyman, Richard M.; Christou, Paul (Springer Verlag, 2011)
      The eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are international development targets for the year 2015 that aim to achieve relative improvements in the standards of health, socioeconomic status and education in the ...
    • The regulation of carotenoid pigmentation in flowers 

      Zhu, Changfu; Bai, Chao; Sanahuja Solsona, Georgina; Yuan, Dawei; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Naqvi, Shaista; Shi, Lianxuan; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Elsevier, 2010)
      Carotenoids fulfill many processes that are essential for normal growth and development in plants, but they are also responsible for the breathtaking variety of red-to-yellow colors we see in flowers and fruits. Although ...
    • The Role of Innovation in Industry Product Deployment: Developing Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrated Solar Power 

      Prieto, Cristina; Fereres, Sonia; Cabeza, Luisa F. (MDPI, 2020)
      Industries with fast‐developing technologies and knowledge‐intensive business services rely on the development of scientific knowledge for their growth. This is also true in the renewable energy industry such as in ...
    • The spatial level of analysis affects the patterns of forest ecosystem services supply and their relationships 

      Roces-Díaz, José V.; Vayreda, Jordi; Banqué-Casanovas, Mireia; Díaz-Varela, Emilio; Bonet Lledos, José Antonio; Brotons, Lluís; Miguel Magaña, Sergio de; Herrando, Sergi; Martínez-Vilalta, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018)
      The implementation of the Ecosystem Services (ES) framework (including supply and demand) should be based on accurate spatial assessments to make it useful for land planning or environmental management. Despite the inherent ...
    • The spectra of lifted digraphs 

      Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel; Sirán, Jozef (Springer, 2019-01-02)
      We present a method to derive the complete spectrum of the lift Γα of a base digraph Γ , with voltage assignment α on a (finite) group G. The method is based on assigning to Γ a quotient-like matrix whose entries are ...
    • The spectra of subKautz and cyclic Kautz digraphs 

      Dalfó, Cristina (Elsevier, 2017)
      Kautz digraphs K(d, `) are a well-known family of dense digraphs, widely studied as a good model for interconnection networks. Closely related with these, the cyclic Kautz CK(d, `) and the subKautz sK(d, 2) digraphs were ...
    • The spectral excess theorem for graphs with few eigenvalues whose distance- 2 or distance-1-or-2 graph is strongly regular 

      Dalfó, Cristina; Fiol, Miguel Angel; Koolen, Jack (Taylor & Francis, 2018-07-13)
      We study regular graphs whose distance-2 graph or distance-1-or-2 graph is strongly regular. We provide a characterization of such graphs Γ (among regular graphs with few distinct eigenvalues) in terms of the spectrum and ...
    • The “indignant” pilgrim: Cultural narratives of crisis and renewal in the 15M movement in Spain 

      Feixa, Carles (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-06-05)
      On Saturday July 23, 2011, Guillermo, a young student from Lleida (Catalonia, Spain), who had been camping out since the beginning of the 15M movement, arrived in Madrid after walking over 450 kilometers, in one of the six ...
    • Thermal Analysis of a MEMS-Based Self-Adaptive Microfluidic Cooling Device 

      Sisó Soler, Gonzalo; Rosell-Mirmi, Joana; Fernández, Álvaro; Laguna Benet, Gerard; Vilarrubí, Montse; Barrau, Jérôme; Ibañez, Manuel; Rosell Urrutia, Joan Ignasi (MDPI, 2021)
      This study presents a thermal analysis of a temperature-driven microfluidic cell through a nonlinear self-adaptive micro valve that provides the mechanisms for the system to maintain a given critical temperature in an ...
    • Thermal analysis of including phase change material in a domestic hot water cylinder 

      Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Oró Prim, Eduard; Farid, Mohammed M.; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2011)
      The domestic electrical hot water cylinder used in this paper incorporates encapsulated phase change material (PCM) placed in 57 vertical pipes. The use of PCM increases the thermal energy storage capacity of the cylinder ...
    • Thermal and Stability Investigation of Phase Change Material Dispersions for Thermal Energy Storage by T-History and Optical Methods 

      De Paola, Maria; Arcuri, Natale; Calabrò, Vincenza; De Simone, Marilena (MDPI, 2017)
      Glauber’s salt (sodium sulphate decahydrate) is a promising phase change material (PCM) for use in the building sector, thanks to its high enthalpy of fusion associated with a proper phase transition temperature. It also ...
    • Thermal assessment of extensive green roofs as passive tool for energy savings in buildings 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Solé Cutrona, Cristian; Castell, Albert; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Sustainability trends for buildings require new construction systems to foster energy efficiency and environmentally friendly buildings. Green roofs are interesting construction systems because they provide both aesthetic ...
    • Thermal characterization of buildings from the monitoring of the AC system consumption 

      Payá, Jorge; Corberán, José Miguel; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Castell, Albert; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      This work presents a comparative study between two buildings or cubicles with a same geometry and orientation but with different constructive layers. The mineral wool cubicle is more insulated whereas the alveolar cubicle ...
    • Thermal characterization of different substrates under dried conditions for extensive green roofs 

      Coma Arpón, Julià; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Chàfer, Marta; Pérez Luque, Gabriel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017-06-01)
      Extensive green roofs have been consolidated as good tools for passive energy saving systems in buildings,providing a more sustainable trend in the building field. However, as the growth of vegetation is variable depending ...
    • Thermal energy storage (TES) for industrial waste heat (IWH) recovery: a review 

      Miró, Laia; Gasia, Jaume; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Industrial activities have a huge potential for waste heat recovery. In spite of its high potential, industrial waste heat (IWH) is currently underutilized. This may be due, on one hand, to the technical and economic ...
    • Thermal energy storage evaluation in direct steam generation solar plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Rodríguez-Sánchez, Alfonso; Patiño-Rodríguez, David; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Existing commercial parabolic trough power plants use thermal oil as a heat transfer fluid, with working temperatures in the region of 400 °C. In order to achieve more efficient generating systems, a second generation of ...
    • Thermal energy storage in building integrated thermal systems: A review. Part 1. active storage systems 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Colclough, Shane; Browne, Maria C.; McCormack, Sarah J.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Energy consumed by heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) in buildings represents an important part of the global energy consumed in Europe. Thermal energy storage is considered as a promising technology ...
    • Thermal energy storage in building integrated thermal systems: A review. Part 2. Integration as passive system 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Niall, Dervilla; Castell, Albert; Browne, Maria C.; McCormack, Sarah J.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Energy consumption trends in residential and commercial buildings show a significant increase in recent decades. One of the key points for reducing energy consumption in buildings is to decrease the energy demand. Buildings ...
    • Thermal performance evaluation of bischofite at pilot plant scale 

      Gasia, Jaume; Gutiérrez, Andrea; Peiró Bell-lloch, Gerard; Miró, Laia; Grágeda, Mario; Ushak, Svetlana; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2015)
      The selection of the proper thermal energy storage (TES) material for an application is crucial. On the one hand, these materials should have suitable thermal properties for the operational temperatures range of the ...
    • Thermal stability test of sugar alcohols as phase change materials for medium temperature energy storage application 

      Solé, Aran; Neumann, Hannah; Niedermaier, Sophia; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Palomo, Elena (Elsevier, 2014)
      Sugar alcohols are potential phase change materials candidates as they present high phase change enthalpy values, are non-toxic and low cost products. Three promising sugar-alcohols were selected: D-mannitol, myo-inositol ...