Rita Rebelo, N.K.Manninen, Mariana Henriques, Sandra Carvalho, Morphology and oxygen incorporation effect on antimicrobial activity of silver thin film, Applied Surface Science, submitted in 2015 and accepted and published in 2016, repositorium.sdum.uminho.pt/bitstream/1822/40876/1/document_37808_1.pdf
Carmen Gaidau, Aurora Petica, Madalina Ignat, Ovidiu Iordache, Lia-Mara Ditu, Marcel Ionescu, Enhanced photocatalysts based on Ag-TiO2 and Ag-N-TiO2 nanoparticles for multifunctional leather surface coating , Open Chem., 2016; 14: 383–392, https://www.degruyter.com/downloadpdf/j/chem.2016.14.issue-1/chem-2016-0040/chem-2016-0040.xml
R. Rebelo, S.V. Calderon, R. Fangueiro, M. Henriques, S. Carvalho, Influence of oxygen content on the antibacterial effect of Ag-O coatings deposited by magnetron sputtering, Surface and Coatings Technology, 305 (2016) 1–10, http://hdl.handle.net/1822/42426/
R. Rebelo, N.K. Manninen, L. Fialho, M. Henriques, and S. Carvalho, Morphology and oxygen incorporation effect on antimicrobial activity of silver thin films, Applied Surface Science, 371 (2016), 1-8, http://hdl.handle.net/1822/40876
Carmen Gaidau, THE EFFECT ON HUMAN HEALTH OF Ag/TiO2NM-TREATED LEATHERS FOR FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY , EuroNanoForum2015, 7th International Conference on Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Joint Seminar on NanoSafety, Riga, Letonia, 9-13.06.2015, http://euronanoforum2015.eu/session/workshop-nano-safety-joint-seminar-of-siinn-nanoreg-prosafe-and-oecd/
A.M. Hofer-Roblyek, M. Rebelo de Figueiredo, I. Carvalho, S. Carvalho, C. Gaidau, R. Franz, Tribological testing of leather treated with Ag/TiO2 nanoparticles for footwear industry , AVS 63rd International Symposium & Exhibition, 06–11 November 2016, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, http://www.newswise.com/articles/nanoparticle-treatment-adds-antimicrobial-coatings-to-leather
Carmen Gaidau, Advanced and Smart Nanomaterials for Leather Industry, 6th Annual World Congress of Nano Science & Technology-2016 (Nano S&T-2016), Singapore, 26-28 October 2016, oral presentation and abstract published in Proceeding pag.169, http://www.bitcongress.com/nano2016/ScientificProgramme-2.asp
M. Rebelo de Figueiredo, I. Carvalho, S. Carvalho, C. Gaidau, R. Franz, Tribological testing of leather treated with Ag/TiO2 nanoparticles for footwear industry , 17th Nordic Symposium on Tribology - NORDTRIB 2016, 14–17 June 2016, Hämeenlinna, Finland, oral presentation (abstract sent in 2015 and accepted)
E. Carneiro, J. Souza, R. Fangueiro and S. Carvalho, Evaluation of nanoparticle antimicrobial properties in surgical gauze, 6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces, 2015, Jul 8-10, Guimarães, Portugal
C. F. Almeida Alves and S. Carvalho, Bioactive response of oxide based surfaces, 6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces – RICI 6, Guimarães, Portugal, 8-10 July 2015
I. Carvalho, S.M. Marques, M. Henriques, T. Polcar, C.J. Tavares, S. Carvalho, Development of Ag/TiO2NM-Treated Leathers with antibacterial activity for Footwear Industry , Photocatalytic and Superhydrophilic Surfaces Workshop, PSS2015, Guimarães, Portugal, 10-11 de setembro 2015
S. Carvalho, Surface nanofunctionalization for biomedical applications, EuroNanoForum, Riga, Letónia, junho 2015
S. Carvalho, MC3T3-E1 cell response of PVD-grown antibacterial thin films, 12th International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN15), Tessalónica, Grécia, 7 a 10 julho 2015
J. M. Souza, E. Carneiro, S. Carvalho, M.E.S. F. Raul., Evaluation of nanoparticle comfort properties in surgical gauze, Jornadas do Centro de Física 2015, Braga, Portugal, 20 November 2015
I. Carvalho, S.M. Marques, M. Henriques, T. Polcar, C.J. Tavares, S. Carvalho, Development of Ag/TiO2NM-Treated Leathers with antibacterial activity for Footwear Industry, Jornadas do Centro de Física 2015, Braga, Portugal, 20 November 2015.
R. Rebelo, R. Fangueiro, M. Henriques, S. Carvalho, Influence of oxygen content on the antibacterial effect of Agx-Ox coatings deposited by magnetron sputtering, Junior Euromat, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2016.
C. F. Almeida Alves, L. Marques, F. Paumier, T. Girardeau, D. Schneider, A. Cavaleiro and S. Carvalho, Influence of the oxygen content on the properties of Ta1-xOx bioactive coatings: an experimental and ab-initio study , 43th International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (ICMCTF), 25 29 Apr 2016, San Diego, California, USA.
N.K.Manninen, S.Calderon V., I.Carvalho, M.Henriques, A.Cavaleiro, S.Carvalho, Antibacterial Ag/a-C nanocomposite coatings: The influence of nano-galvanic a-C and Ag couples on Ag ionization rates, ICAMS 2016 – 6th International Conference on Advanced Materials and Systems, Bucharest, Romania, 2016, 20-22 October.
S.Marques, Lanceros-Mendez, M. Henriques, P. Rico, S.Carvalho, Development of electrodes deposited by magnetron sputtering on polymers based sensors for biomedical applications, 15th International Conference on Plasma Surface Engineering (PSE), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 12-16th September 2016.
Daniela Stan, Cristina Ana Constantinescu, Carmen Gaidau, Madalina Ignat, Aurora Petica, Manuela Calin, Effects of Ag/TiO2 nanoparticles developed for leather surface finishing on human keratinocytes cells , Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference 2016, Barcelona, Spain , 9-11 November 2016, http://programme.exordo.com/annic2016/delegates/presentation/39/.
Daniela Stan, Cristina Ana Constantinescu, Carmen Gaidau , Madalina Ignat, Aurora Petica, Manuela Calin, Effects of Ag/TiO2 nanoparticles developed for leather surface finishing on human keratinocytes , 8th National Congress with International Participation and 43th Annual Scientific Session of the Romanian Society for Cell Biology, Oradea, Romania, 8-12 June, 2016, http://www.snbc.ro/pages/Annual_meeting.html.
C.Gaidau, M. Calin, M.Ignat, A. Petica, D. Stan, C. A. Constantinescu, Ag-TiO2 nanoparticles for leather surface finishing and their toxicity effect on human lung epithelial cells , Conference BIONANOTOX 2016-7th International Conference "Biomaterials and Nanobiomaterials:Recent Advances Safety-Toxicology and Ecology Issues", 8-15 mai 2016, Heraklion, Crete, Grecia, http://www.bionanotox.org/past-congresses.
Carmen Gaidau, Madalina Ignat, Ovidiu Iordache, Lia-Mara Ditu, INNOVATION IN LEATHER MANUFACTURE THROUGH SAFE USE OF NANOPARTICLES, The European conference Industrial Technologies 2016 – Creating a Smart Europe, Amsterdam, Olanda, 21-25 mai 2016, https://www.flickr.com/photos/143921076@N05/27823967006/.
Carmen Gaidau, Madalina Ignat, Aurora Petica, Manuela Calin, Sandra Carvalho, Robert Franz, Stoica Tonea, Alina Butu, The Study of Ag/TiO2 Nanomaterials Use for Leather and Footwear Industry, Proceedings of THE 6th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCED MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS, Ed. Certex, ISSN: 2068 – 0783, 2016, p.75-81.
NANO_SAFE_LEATHER project Workshop & Work meeting II Bucharest, 21st of October 2016, http://icams.ro/icams/download/Program%20ICAMS%202016.pdf with 6 oral presentations.
NANO_SAFE_LEATHER project Workshop & Work meeting III, 1-3 June 2017, Guimaraes, Portugal, Universidade do Minho.
R. Franz, Press release by AVS: Science Array Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161109111045.htm
MSc thesis and students individual projects:
–“Propriedades Antimicrobianas Do Couro Modificado Com Nanopartículas de TiO2.Ag ”, MSc thesis elaborated by Nuno Pires Soares;
–“Desenvolvimento de Nanopartículas de TiO2:Ag para Incorporação em Couros para a Indústria do Calçado”, elaborated by Nuno Pires Soares in the frame of “Projeto individual”;
–“Influência das nanopartículas de Ag-TiO2, incorporadas por sputtering, nas propriedades superficiais de couro para a indústria do calçado” elaborated by Catarina Alves Aires Fernandes in the frame of “Projeto individual”.
–Marlene Calheiros e Patrícia Lopes, Deposition of TiO2:Ag this films by PVD for footwear industry , Master on Materials Engineering, University of Minho, January, 2017.