Bioactive and biocompatible copper containing glass-ceramics with remarkable antibacterial properties and high cell viability designed for future in vivo trials

2016 / Biomaterials science

In the present study our interest is focused on finding the efficiency of 60SiO2·(32 − x)CaO·8P2O5·xCuO (mol%) glass-ceramics, with 0 ≤ x ≤ …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Thermal micro ATR/FT-IR spectroscopic system for quantitative study of the molecular structure of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in water

1999 / Polymer

The molecular interactions in poly (N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAAM) aqueous solution have been quantitatively investigated by using a newly developed thermal micro …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Organochemical characteristics of carbonaceous materials as indicators of heat recorded on an ancient plate-subduction fault

2016 / Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems

Coseismic shear stress and slip distance affect subduction-related earthquake processes. They need to be understood to evaluate the earthquake’s mechanism …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Infrared spectroscopic study on the properties of the anhydrous form II of trehalose. Implications for the functional mechanism of trehalose as a biostabilizer

2001 / Carbohydrate Research

FTIR spectra were obtained for several different states of trehalose including dihydrate crystal, anhydrous form II (designated by Gil, A. …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Electrochemical substitution of sodium ions with protons in phosphate glass to fabricate pure proton conducting glass at intermediate temperatures

2014 / Journal of Materials Chemistry A

Electrochemical substitution involving electrochemical oxidation of hydrogen and proton injection into oxide glass accompanied by electrochemical reduction of alkali ions …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD