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The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials

Conference Proceeding
Xie, Y. H., Yang, Z. X., & Barreto, D. (2017)
The Influence of Particles’ Aspect Ratio on the Shear Behaviour of Granular Materials. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Discrete Element Methods, (253-264). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1926-5_29
The mechanical response of granular material depends both on the material properties (e.g. stiffness, anisotropy, permeability, etc.) and particle geometry (shape, roughness, ...

A New Ab Initio Approach to the Development of High Temperature Superconducting Materials

Journal Article
Turner, P., & Nottale, L. (2016)
A New Ab Initio Approach to the Development of High Temperature Superconducting Materials. Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 29(12), 3113-3118. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10948-016-3756-z
We review recent theoretical developments, which suggest that a set of shared principles underpin macroscopic quantum phenomena observed in high temperature superconducting ma...

The teaching of thermodynamics today.

Book
Bartlett, R., & Kubie, J. (2015)
The teaching of thermodynamics today. In M. W. Collins, R. C. Dougal, C. Koenig, & I. S. Ruddock (Eds.), Kelvin, Thermodynamics and the Natural World; WIT Transactions on State of the Art in Science and Engineering, 261-271. WITPRESS LTD. doi:10.2495/978-1-84564-149-8/011
Although there are several robust theories of ‘thermodynamics’ operating very successfully over a range of different disciplines, for example, biology, chemistry, geoscience, ...

Epsilon-Near-Zero Nanoantennas

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L. (2014)
Epsilon-Near-Zero Nanoantennas. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Body Area Networksdoi:10.4108/icst.bodynets.2014.257015
In this paper the design of Epsilon Near Zero (ENZ) antennas, working in the infrared and optical regime, is presented. Two different structures are considered: the classical ...

Optical Properties of Modified Nanorod Particles for Biomedical Sensing

Journal Article
Iovine, R., Spada, L. L., & Vegni, L. (2014)
Optical Properties of Modified Nanorod Particles for Biomedical Sensing. IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 50(2), 169-172. doi:10.1109/tmag.2013.2284552
In this paper, an analytical and numerical investigation for modified gold nanorod particles, operating in the visible and in the infrared regime is proposed. The modified par...

Panelist for the "Infrastructure and Climate Change" session.

Presentation / Conference
Susca, T. (2013, November)
Panelist for the "Infrastructure and Climate Change" session. Presented at Dahrendorf Symposium 2013: Changing the European Debate: Focus on Climate Change, Berlin
No abstract available.

European Cities Can Contribute to Climate Change Mitigation by Changing Urban Albedo

Working Paper
Susca, T., & Creutzig, F. (2013)
European Cities Can Contribute to Climate Change Mitigation by Changing Urban Albedo
The IPCC Working Group I Fourth Assessment Report found that since pre-industrial times until 2005, Land Use and Land Cover Change (LULCC) led to an increase in Earth´s albedo...

Nanoparticle device for biomedical and optoelectronics applications

Journal Article
Iovine, R., La Spada, L., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Nanoparticle device for biomedical and optoelectronics applications. COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 32(5), 1596-1608. doi:10.1108/compel-03-2013-0105
In this contribution, the aim is to present a nanoparticle device, operating in the visible regime based on the localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR) phenomenon. The nan...

Condition monitoring of the strength and stability of civil structures using thick film ceramic sensors

Journal Article
Jabir, S. A. A., & Gupta, N. K. (2013)
Condition monitoring of the strength and stability of civil structures using thick film ceramic sensors. Measurement : journal of the International Measurement Confederation, 46, 2223-2231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.measurement.2013.03.018
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is about the mechanical strength and stability of a structure. The methods used to reveal and quantify the structure quality could be differ...

Electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications

Journal Article
Spada, L. L., Iovine, R., & Vegni, L. (2013)
Electromagnetic modeling of ellipsoidal nanoparticles for sensing applications. Optical Engineering, 52(5), 051205. doi:10.1117/1.oe.52.5.051205
We present a new analytical study of metallic nanoparticles, working in the infrared and visible frequency range. The structure consists of triaxial ellipsoidal resonating inc...