Journal Publications

1. Kerstin van Gaalen, Conall Quinn, Felix Benn, Peter E. McHugh, Alexander Kopp, Ted J. Vaughan. (2023) Linking the effect of localised pitting corrosion with mechanical integrity of a rare earth magnesium alloy for implant use. Bioactive Materials. Volume 21, pp. 32-43.

2. Swati Nandan, Jessica Schiavi-Tritz, Rudolf Hellmuth, Craig Dunlop, Ted J. Vaughan and Eimear B. Dolan. (2022) Design and Verification of a Novel Perfusion Bioreactor to Evaluate the Performance of a Self-Expanding Stent for Peripheral Artery Applications. Frontiers in Medical Technology. 4:886458.

3. C. Pascual-González, J. de la Vega, C. Thompson, J.P. Fernández-Blázquez, D. Herráez-Molinero, N. Biurrun, I. Lizarralde, J. Sánchez del Río, C. González, J. LLorca. (2022) Processing and mechanical properties of novel biodegradable poly-lactic acid/Zn 3D printed scaffolds for application in tissue regeneration. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Volume 132, 105290.

4. Flavia Caronna, Nikola Glimpel, Georg-Philipp Paar, Thomas Gries, Andreas Blaeser, Khoa Do, Eimear B. Dolan  and  William Ronan. (2022) Manufacturing, characterization, and degradation of a poly(lactic acid) warp-knitted spacer fabric scaffold as a candidate for tissue engineering applications. Biomaterials Science. Advance Article.

5. Cristina Pascual-Gonzalez, Cillian Thompson, Jimena de la Vega, Nicolas Biurrun Churruca, Juan P. Fernandez-Blazquez, Iker Lizarralde, Diego Herraez-Molinero, Carlos Gonzalez and Javier LLorca. (2022) Processing and properties of PLA/Mg filaments for 3D printing of scaffolds for biomedical applications. Rapid Prototyping Journal. Volume 28 (5), pp. 884-894.

6. Martina Bernini, Monika Colombo, Craig Dunlop, Rudolf Hellmuth, Claudio Chiastra, William Ronan, Ted J. Vaughan. (2022) Oversizing of self-expanding Nitinol vascular stents – A biomechanical investigation in the superficial femoral artery. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Volume 132, 105259.

7. Monika Colombo, Anna Corti, Diego Gallo, Andrea Colombo, Giacomo Antognoli, Martina Bernini, Ciara McKenna, Scott Berceli, Ted Vaughan, Francesco Migliavacca, Claudio Chiastra. (2022) Superficial femoral artery stenting: Impact of stent design and overlapping on the local hemodynamics. Computers in Biology and Medicine. Volume 143, 105248.

8. Felix Benn, Francesco D’Elia, Kerstin van Gaalen, Muzi Li, Savko Malinov, Alexander Kopp (2022) Printability, mechanical and degradation properties of Mg-(x)Zn elemental powder mixes processed by laser powder bed fusion. Additive Manufacturing Letters. Volume 2, 100025.

9. Mohammad Marvi-Mashhadi, Wahaaj Ali, Muzi Li, Carlos González, Javier LLorca (2022) Simulation of corrosion and mechanical degradation of additively manufactured Mg scaffolds in simulated body fluid. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 126, 104881.

10. Constantino Fiuza, Katarzyna Polak-Krasna, Luca Antonini, Lorenza Petrini, Oliver Carroll, William Ronan, Ted J. Vaughan (2022) An experimental investigation into the physical, thermal and mechanical degradation of a polymeric bioresorbable scaffold. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. Volume 125, 104955.

11. Mohammad Marvi-Mashhadi, Wahaaj Ali, Muzi Li, Carlos González, Javier Llorca (2021) Simulation of corrosion and mechanical degradation of additively manufactured Mg scaffolds in simulated body fluid. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, In Press.

12. Wahaaj Ali, Mónica Echeverry-Rendón, Alexander Kopp, Carlos González, Javier LLorca (2021) Strength, corrosion resistance and cellular response of interfaces in bioresorbable poly-lactic acid/Mg fiber composites for orthopedic applications. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Volume 123, 104781.

13. Kerstin van Gaalen, Felix Gremse, Felix Benn, Peter E. McHugh, Alexander Kopp, Ted J. Vaughan (2021) Automated ex-situ detection of pitting corrosion and its effect on the mechanical integrity of rare earth magnesium alloy – WE43. Bioactive Materials, In Press.

14. Lison Rocher, Andrew S. Ylitalo, Tiziana Di Luccio, Riccardo Miscioscia, Giovanni De Filippo, Giuseppe Pandolfi, Fulvia Villani, Alla Zak, Gary H. Menary, Alex B. Lennon, Julia A. Kornfield (2021) Interaction of Poly L-Lactide and Tungsten Disulfide Nanotubes Studied by in Situ X-ray Scattering during Expansion of PLLA/WS2NT Nanocomposite Tubes. Polymers, Volume 13, 1764.

15. Felix Benn, Nadja Kröger, Max Zinser, Kerstin van Gaalen, Ted J. Vaughan, Ming Yan, Ralf Smeets, Eric Bibiza, Savko Malinov, Fraser Buchanan, Alexander Kopp (2021) Influence of surface condition on the degradation behaviour and biocompatibility of additively manufactured WE43. Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 124, 112016.

16. Muzi Li, Felix Benn, Thomas Derra, Nadja Kröger, Max Zinser, Ralf Smeets, Jon M. Molina-Aldareguia, Alexander Kopp, Javier LLorca (2021) Microstructure, mechanical properties, corrosion resistance and cytocompatibility of WE43 Mg alloy scaffolds fabricated by laser powder bed fusion for biomedical applications. Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 119, 111623.