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  1. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 021

    Influence of the time of and stirring rate during the first step of synthesis of SBA-15 on its catalytic effect for reducing toxicants concentration in tobacco smoke

    JUÁREZ-SERRANO N.; ASENSIO-MORANT J.; MARTÍNEZ-CASTELLANOS I.; BERENGUER D.; BLASCO I.; BELTRÁN M.I.; MARCILLA A.
    University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Certain mesoporous materials can modify notably the composition of smoke tobacco, since they can act as catalysts and/or adsorbents allowing to reduce the toxic and carcinogenic compounds of the smoke. However, the properties of the catalysts...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2019, 73, abstr. 023

    Effect of SBA-15 morphology in the composition of the mainstream tobacco smoke

    MARTÍNEZ-CASTELLANOS I.; MARCILLA A.; BELTRÁN M.I.; BERENGUER D.; BLASCO I.; JUAREZ N.; ASENSIO J.; CALABUIG E.
    University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Mesoporous silica materials, such as SBA-15, are attracting increasing interest in the last years. Our research group has focused in their capability for reducing the toxic compounds generated in the smoking process when mixed with tobacco. By tuning...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2015, 69, abstr. 66

    Study of the decomposition of tobacco/citrate/SBA-15 mixtures in nitrogen and air atmospheres

    MARCILLA A.; BELTRAN M.I.; GOMEZ-SIURANA A.; MARTINEZ I.; BERENGUER D.
    Alicante University, Alicante, Spain
    Combustion is a complex physical-chemical process. The products of combustion strongly depend on the temperature and oxygen availability in the different zones of the cigarette. Potassium citrate is widely used as a cigarette ingredient, acting as a...
  4. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2014, 68, abstr. 12

    Characteristics and composition of mainstream smoke from 10 RYO tobacco brands sold in Spain: effects of additives capable of reducing the evolution of carbon monoxide, nicotine, and TPM

    MARCILLA A.; BELTRAN M.I.; GOMEZ-SIURANA A.; MARTINEZ I.; BERENGUER D.
    Alicante University, Alicante, Spain
    In this study, 10 commercial roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco brands that together represent 40% of this market in Spain were smoked under ISO conditions. The 3R4F reference cigarette tobacco was also smoked for comparison. The mainstream smoke was...