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      Mechanical and tribological properties of hard aluminium-carbon multilayer films prepared by the Laser-Arc technique 

      Ziegele, H.; Rebholz, Claus; Scheibe, H. J.; Schultrich, B.; Matthews, A. (1998)
      The method of laser-induced vacuum arc (Laser-Arc) combines the good controllability of pulsed laser deposition with the high efficiency of a vacuum arc technique. One advantage of this technique is the reduction of droplets, ...
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      Mechanical properties of structurally-defined magnetoactive polymer (co)networks 

      Mpekris, F.; Achilleos, M.; Vasile, E.; Vasile, E.; Krasia-Christoforou, T.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2015)
      The mechanical properties of structurally-defined magnetoactive polymer (co)networks synthesized from well-defined poly(2-dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate (poly(DMAEMA)) homopolymers and diblock copolymers of poly(DMAEMA) ...
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      Mechanical stress regulates tissue oxygenation, cancer cell proliferation and drug delivery during progression of solid tumors 

      Mpekris, F.; Angeli, S.; Pirentis, A. P.; Stylianopoulos, T. (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      Oxygen supply plays a central role in cancer cell proliferation. While vascular density increases at the early stages of carcinogenesis, mechanical solid stresses developed during growth compress tumor blood vessels and, ...
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      Mechanics and energetics modeling of ball-milled metal foil and particle structures 

      Aureli, M.; Doumanidis, C. C.; Gunduz, I. E.; Hussien, A. G. S.; Liao, Y.; Rebholz, Claus; Doumanidis, C. C. (2017)
      The reported research establishes a semi-analytical computational predictive model of fractal microstructure in ball-milled metal foils and powder particulates, with emphasis on its transformation mechanics via an energy-based ...
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      Mechanics Science-Enabled Nanoheater Multi-Layer Materials Manufactured by Ball Milling 

      Farzanah, K. H. H.; Hassan, M. O. M.; Muhairi, R. A. S. Al; Rebholz, Claus; Gunduz, I. E.; Doumanidis, C. C. (Materials Research Society, 2017)
      This article reports investigation of the effects of high-rate stochastic micro-mechanics on the produced particulate size distribution during ball milling of reactive bimetallic foils (nanoheaters), by experimental and ...
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      Memristive and neuromorphic behavior in a Li x CoO 2 nanobattery 

      Mai, V. H.; Moradpour, A.; Senzier, P. A.; Pasquier, C.; Wang, K.; Rozenberg, M. J.; Giapintzakis, John; Mihailescu, C. N.; Orfanidou, C. M.; Svoukis, E.; Breza, A.; Lioutas, C. B.; Franger, S.; Revcolevschi, A.; Maroutian, T.; Lecoeur, P.; Aubert, P.; Agnus, G.; Salot, R.; Albouy, P. A.; Weil, R.; Alamarguy, D.; March, K.; Jomard, F.; Chrétien, P.; Schneegans, O. (2015)
      The phenomenon of resistive switching (RS), which was initially linked to non-volatile resistive memory applications, has recently also been associated with the concept of memristors, whose adjustable multilevel resistance ...
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      Method for Estimating the Acoustic Pressure in Tissues Using Low-Amplitude Measurements in Water 

      Keravnou, Christina P.; Izamis, Maria-Louisa; AVERKIOU, MICHALAKIS A. (2015)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate a simple, reliable and reproducible method for accuracy in estimating the acoustic pressure delivered in tissue exposed to ultrasound. Such a method would be useful for therapeutic ...
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      A method for obtaining single domain superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-x single crystals 

      Giapintzakis, John; Ginsberg, D. M.; Han, P. D. (1989)
      A method is reported for producing an orthorhombic YBa2Cu3O7-x single crystal comprised entirely of a single untwinned domain. The transformation from a polydomain to a single domain single crystal is carried out by applying ...
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      A method to enhance the CO2 storage capacity of pyroxenitic rocks 

      Rigopoulos, I.; Vasiliades, M. A.; Petallidou, Klito C.; Ioannou, I.; Efstathiou, A. M.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2015)
      Investigation of new efficient pathways for CO2 sequestration is of great significance for the mitigation of climate change. Ultramafic rocks are considered among the most promising lithotypes for the safe storage of CO2 ...
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      A method to enhance the CO2 storage capacity of pyroxenitic rocks 

      Rigopoulos, Ioannis; Vasiliades, Michalis; Petallidou, Klito C.; Ioannou, Ioannis; Efstathiou, A. M.; Kyratsi, Theodora (2015)
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      MHD flow past a circular cylinder using the immersed boundary method 

      Grigoriadis, D. G. E.; Sarris, I. E.; Kassinos, Stavros C. (2010)
      The immersed boundary method (IB hereafter) is an efficient numerical methodology for treating purely hydrodynamic flows in geometrically complicated flow-domains. Recently Grigoriadis et als. [1] proposed an extension of ...
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      Micellization behavior of poly(η-butyl methacrylate)-block-poly(2- (acetoacetoxy)ethyl methacrylate) 

      Sigel, R.; Krasia-Christoforou, T.; Below, I.; Schlaad, H. (2009)
      A series of poly(η-butyl methacrylate)-block-poly(2-(acetoacetoxy)ethyl methacrylate)s (PBMA-b-PAEMA) were studied according to the formation of core-shell micelles in dilute cyclohexane solution (PBMA-shell, PAEMA-core). ...
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      Microstructural and morphological effects on the tribological properties of electron enhanced magnetron sputtered hard coatings 

      Schneider, J. M.; Voevodin, A. A.; Rebholz, Claus; Matthews, A. (1995)
      X-ray diffraction measurements and scanning electron microscopy studies on close to stoichiometric titanium carbonitride [TiCxN(1 _x)] and carbon containing tungsten coatings produced in an electron enhanced unbalanced ...
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      Microstructure and nanomechanical properties of pulsed excimer laser deposited DLC:Ag films: Enhanced nanotribological response 

      Constantinou, M.; Pervolaraki, M.; Nikolaou, P.; Prouskas, C.; Patsalas, P.; Kelires, P.; Giapintzakis, John; Constantinides, G. (2017)
      Diamond-like carbon:silver (DLC:Ag) thin films, with metal contents as high as 16.8 at.%, have been deposited on silicon substrates using pulsed excimer laser deposition
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      Microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of reactive magnetron sputtered titanium carbide coatings 

      Polychronopoulou, K.; Rebholz, Claus; Theodorou, L.; Böbel, K.; Demas, N. G.; Polycarpou, A. A. (Affiliation: Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Dept. PA-ATM01/SGP21, Engineering Process Technology, Robert Bosch GmbH, Postfach 300220, 70442 Stuttgart, GermanyAffiliation: Dept. of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Polycarpou, A. A.Dept. PA-ATM01/SGP21, Engineering Process Technology, Robert Bosch GmbH, Postfach 300220, 70442 Stuttgart, Germanyemail: polycarp@uiuc.edu, 2008)
      This study describes the correlation between the microstructure, mechanical and tribological properties of Ti 1-xCx coatings (with x being in the range of 0-0.5), deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering from a Ti target ...
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      Microstructure-based, multiscale modeling for the mechanical behavior of hydrated fiber networks 

      Barocas, V. Η; Chandran, P. L.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2008)
      A multiscale formulation is derived for the mechanics of a dilute fiber network microstructure, as occurs in in vitro reconstituted collagen gels, to accommodate the deterministic solution of a uniform-stress condition in ...
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      Microvascular Injury and Perfusion Changes Induced by Ultrasound and Microbubbles in a Machine-Perfused Pig Liver 

      Keravnou, Christina P.; Cock, Ine De; Lentacker, Ine; Izamis, Maria-Louisa; AVERKIOU, MICHALAKIS A. (2016)
      Localized drug delivery and uptake can benefit from the combined action of ultrasound and microbubbles at a specific site. Some of the possible mechanisms suggested are vessel poration and/or cell poration, but the exact ...
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      Miniature thermal matches: From nanoheaters to reactive fractals 

      Rebholz, Claus; Gunduz, I. E.; Ando, T.; Doumanidis, C. C. (2015)
      Fine thermal actuation by miniature heat sources enables applications from electronics fabrication to tumor cauterization. This paper introduces the concept of nanoheaters, i.e., reactive bimetallic material dots (0D), ...
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      Minimally actuated four-bar linkages for upper limb rehabilitation 

      Xydas, E.; Mueller, A.; Louca, Loucas S. (2018)
      In the previous years the scientific community dealt extensively with designing, developing and testing robot-based rehabilitation systems. Besides the benefits that resulted for disabled people, this twenty-year endeavor ...
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      Minimum relative entropy criterion for damage detection and location 

      Mares, C.; Kyprianou, Andreas (Affiliation: Brunel University, School of Engineering and Design, United KingdomAffiliation: University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Mares, C.Brunel University, School of Engineering and DesignUnited Kingdomemail: Cristinel.Mares@brunel.ac.uk, 2009)
      Relative entropy has been employed, as an alternative to other regularization methods, in solving ill-conditioned linear inverse problems. Damage detection when treated as structural modification imparted by the damage ...