Publications in scientific journals and conference full text proceedings

2014

Pūra, A., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Effect of Thermal Treatment on Thermoelectric Properties of Extruded TiO2 Ceramics. Key Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol.604, pp.249-253. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.249

Mežule, L., Deņisova, V., Reimanis, M., Ozoliņš, J., Juhna, T. Comparing Electrochemical Disinfection with Chlorination for Inactivation of Bacterial Spores in Drinking Water. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 2014, Vol.14, No.1, pp.158-164. ISSN 1606-9749. Available from: doi:10.2166/ws.2013.182

Poča, L., Dubņika, A., Loča, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Bioactivity of Silver Doped Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds in Simulated Body Fluids. Key Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol.604, pp.175-179. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.175

Lakevičs, V., Stepanova, V., Skuja, I., Dušenkova, I., Ruplis, A. Influence of Alkali and Acidic Treatment on Sorption Properties of Latvian Illite Clays. Key Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol.604, pp.71-74. ISSN 1013-9826. e-ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.71

Poča, L., Dubņika, A., Loča, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Evaluation of the Bioactivity Properties of Silver Doped Hydroxyapatite Depending on the Preparation Method. Journal of International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods and Technologies, 2014, Vol.8., pp.612-620. ISSN 1314-7269.

Valbahs, E., Dreijers, I., Grabusts, P. Path Planning for Process Modelling in Chemical Engineering. In: 16th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation: UKSIM '14 Proceedings , United Kingdom, Cambridge, 26-28 March, 2014. Cambridge: Cambridge University, 2014, pp.195-199. ISBN 978-1-4799-4922-9. Available from: doi:10.1109/UKSim.2014.18

Narkevica, I., Reimanis, M., Kleperis, J., Ozoliņš, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Electrochemical Studies of Nonstoichiometric TiO2-x Ceramics. Key Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol.604, pp.254-257. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.254

Narkevica, I., Ozoliņš, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Effects of Surface Modification of Titania on In Vitro Apatite-Forming Ability. Key Engineering Materials, 2014, Vol.604, pp.196-199. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.196

Narkevica, I., Ozoliņš, J., Rubenis, K., Kleperis, J., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. The Influence of Thermal Treatment Conditions on the Properties of TiO2 Ceramics. World Journal of Engineering, 2014, Vol.11, No.2, pp.131-138. ISSN 1708-5284. Available from: doi:10.1260/1708-5284.11.2.131

Šalma-Ancāne, K., Stīpniece, L., Ločs, J., Lakevičs, V., Irbe, Z., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. The Influence of Biogenic And Synthetic Starting Materials on the Properties of Porous Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics. Key Engineering Materials , 2014, Vol.614, pp.11-16. ISSN 1013-9826. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.614.11

Šalma-Ancāne, K., Stīpniece, L., Irbe, Z., Sokolova, M., Krieķe, G., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Effect of Mg Content on Thermal Stability of β-Tricalcium Phosphate Ceramics. Key Engineering Materials , 2014, Vol.604, pp.192-195. ISSN 1013-9826. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.604.192

Stīpniece, L., Šalma-Ancāne, K., Borodajenko, N., Sokolova, M., Jakovļevs, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Characterization of Mg-substituted Hydroxyapatite Synthesized by Wet Chemical Method. Ceramics International, 2014, Vol.40, Iss.2, pp.3261-3267. ISSN 0272-8842. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2013.09.110

2013

Rogulis, U., Elsts, E., Jansons, J., Sarakovskis, A., Doke, G., Stunda-Zujeva, A., Smits, K. Cathodoluminescence of Oxyfluoride Glass-Ceramics. Radiation Measurements, 2013, Vol.56, pp.120-123. ISSN 1350-4487. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.radmeas.2012.12.020

Pūra, A., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. The Effect of Thermal Processing Parameters on the Microstructure of Extruded and Sintered TiO2 Ceramics. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2013, Vol.47, Iss.1, pp.012019-012019. ISSN 1757-8981. e-ISSN 1757-899X. Available from: doi:10.1088/1757-899X/47/1/012019

Vecstaudža, J., Ločs, J., Bajāre, D., Barreneche, C., Fernández, A. Characterization of Wood/PCM Composites for Building Applications. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Energy Storage Conference on Sustainable Energy Storage in Buildings, Ireland, Dublin, 19-21 June, 2013. Dublin: Trinity College Dublin, 2013, pp.273-277.

Ruģele, K., Bērza, I., Larsona, S., Dišlers, A., Vanags, J. The Influence of Temperature and Carbon Source on Expression of Recombinant HBcAg. In: IFMBE Proceedings. Vol.38: International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, Latvia, Rīga, 10-12 October, 2012. Berlin: Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, pp.108-111. ISBN 9783642341960. e-ISBN 9783642341977. ISSN 1680-0737. e-ISSN 1433-9277. Available from: doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34197-7_28

Galvanauskas, V., Grīgs, O., Vanags, J., Dubencovs, K., Stepanova, V. Model-Based Optimization and pO2 Control of Fed-Batch Escherichia Coli and Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Cultivation Processes. Engineering in Life Sciences, 2013, Vol.13, Iss.2, pp.172-184. ISSN 1618-2863. Available from: doi:10.1002/elsc.201200012

Loča, D., Dubņika, A., Reinis, A., Romančikova, N. In Vitro Evaluation of Osteoblast Cell Behavior and Antimicrobial Properties of Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Ceramics. IFMBE Proceedings. Vol.38: International Symposium on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics, 2013, Vol.38, pp.186-190. ISSN 1680-0737. Available from: doi:10.1007/978-3-642-34197-7_49

Dubņika, A., Loča, D., Reinis, A., Kodols, M., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Impact of Sintering Temperature on the Phase Composition and Antibacterial Properties of Silver Doped Hydroxyapatite. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2013, Vol.85, No.2, pp.453-462. ISSN 0033-4545. Available from: doi:10.1351/PAC-CON-12-08-12

Dušenkova, I., Stepanova, V., Vecstaudža, J., Lakevičs, V., Mālers, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Rheological Properties of Latvian Illite Clays. Acta Geodynamica et Geomaterialia, 2013, Vol.10, No.4, pp.449-454. ISSN 1214-9705. Available from: doi:10.13168/AGG.2013.0046

Ločs, J., Zālīte, V., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L., Sokolova, M. Ammonium Hydrogen Carbonate Provided Viscous Slurry Foaming - a Novel Technology for the Preparation of Porous Ceramics. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 2013, Vol.33, Iss.15–16, pp.3437-3443. ISSN 0955-2219. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.06.010

Putniņš, A., Ločs, J., Zālīte, V. Technology for creating porous calcium phosphate granules. In: Programme and Book of Abstracts of The Conference for Young Scientists in Ceramics (The Tenth Students' Meeting - SM-2013, and The Third ESR Workshop, COST MP904), Serbia, Novi Sad, 6-9 November, 2013. Novi Sad, Serbia: Faculty of technology, University of novi Sad, 2013, pp.55-56. ISBN 9788662530288.

Keller, T., Reichert, J., Pham Thanh, T., Adjiski, R., Spiess, L., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L., Jandt, K., Bossert, J. Facets of Protein Assembly on Nanostructured Titanium Oxide Surfaces. Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, Vol.9, Iss.3, pp.5810-5820. ISSN 1742-7061. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.actbio.2012.10.045

Lēruma, M., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Chemical Engineering in the Riga Polytech and Riga Polytechnic Institute (1863-1918). Akadēmiskā dzīve, 2013, 49, pp.97-105. ISSN 0516-3145.

Mālers, J., Ozoliņš, J., Reimanis, M. Electrochemical Water Disinfection. Latvijas Ķīmijas Žurnāls, 2013, -, pp.3-12. ISSN 0868-8249.

Sergejeva, M., Skaģers, A., Žīgurs, G., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L., Jakovļevs, A. Filling of the Extraction Wound with Bone Substitute Biomaterials. Zobārstniecības raksti, 2013, No.1, pp.5-8.

Dubņika, A., Loča, D., Šalma, I., Reinis, A., Poča, L., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Evaluation of the Physical and Antimicrobial Properties of Silver Doped Hydroxyapatite Depending on the Preparation Method. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 2013, October, pp.1-10. ISSN 0957-4530. e-ISSN 1573-4838. Available from: doi:10.1007/s10856-013-5079-y

Merijs-Meri, R., Zicāns, J., Ivanova, T., Bērziņa, R., Japiņš, G., Ločs, J. Structure and Properties of Recycled Aromatic Thermoplastic Polyester Nanocomposites. Key Engineering Materials, 2013, Vol.527, pp.44-49. ISSN 1013-9826. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.527.44

Būmanis, Ģ., Bajāre, D., Ločs, J., Korjakins, A. Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Expanded Glass Granules in Structure of Lightweight Concrete. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2013, Vol.47, Iss.1, pp.012022-012022. ISSN 1757-8981. e-ISSN 1757-899X. Available from: doi:10.1088/1757-899X/47/1/012022

2012

Stunda-Zujeva, A., Jakovļevs, D., Poča, L., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Surface Morphology of P2O5-CaO-Nb2O5-Na2O Glass-Ceramics after Acid Treatment: SEM and XRD Study. Key Engineering Materials, 2012, Vol.493-494, pp.61-67. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.493-494.61

Pūra, A., Rubenis, K., Stepanovs, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L., Ozoliņš, J. Semiconducting Properties of Nonstoichiometric TiO2-x Ceramics. Processing and Application of Ceramics, 2012, Vol.6, Iss.2, pp.91-95. ISSN 1820-6131. Available from: doi:10.2298/PAC1202091P

Irbe, Z., Loča, D., Vempere, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Controlled Release of Local Anesthetic from Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements. Materials Science and Engineering C, 2012, Vol.32, Iss.6, pp.1690-1694. ISSN 0928-4931. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.msec.2012.04.069

Irbe, Z., Borodajenko, N., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. α-Tricalcium Phosphate Hydration to Calcium Deficient Hydroxyapatite in Calcium Phosphate Cements.  European Cells and Materials, 2012, Vol.23. Suppl.5, pp.43-43. ISSN 1473-2262.

Stunda-Zujeva, A., Krieķe, G., Jakovļevs, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Crystallization and Microstructure of Na2O–CaO–Nb2O5–P2O5 Glasses. Physics and Chemistry of Glasses: European Journal of Glass Science and Technology B, 2012, Vol.53, No.3, pp.93-98. ISSN 1753-3562. e-ISSN 1750-6689.

Šalma-Ancāne, K., Stīpniece, L., Borodajenko, N., Jakovļevs, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Incorporation of Magnesium Ions into Synthetic Hydroxyapatite: Synthesis and Characterization. Key Engineering Materials, 2012, Vol.527, pp.26-31. ISSN 1662-9795. Available from: doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.527.26

Vecstaudža J., Irbe Z., Stunda-Zujeva A., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L. Comparison of Laser Diffraction and Sedimentation Methods for Particle Size Distribution Determination of Clay // 2nd International Student and Young Scientist Conference on Materials Processing (2ICSYS): Programme and Book of Manuscripts, Georgia, Tbilisi, 10.-13. October, 2012. - pp 86-90.

Rogulis, U., Elsts, E., Jansons, J., Sarakovskis, A., Doke, G., Stunda-Zujeva, A., Kundziņš, K. Rare Earth Activated Oxyfluoride Glasses and Glass-Ceramics for Scintillation Applications. IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 2012, Vol.59, No.5, pp.2201-2206. ISSN 0018-9499. Available from: doi:10.1109/TNS.2012.2212724

Stīpniece L., Šalma-Ancāne K., Borodajenko N., Jakovļevs D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L. Synthesis and Characterization of Magnesium-Substituted Hydroxyapatite // ECERs Second International  Conference for Students and Young  Scientists on Material Processing Science: Programme and Book of Manuscripts, Georgia, Tbilisi, 10.-13. October, 2012. - pp 114-119.

Živcova-Vilčkova Z., Ločs J., Keuper M., Sedlarova I., Chmeličkova M. Microstructural Comparison of Porous Oxide Ceramics from the System Al2O3–ZrO2 Prepared with Starch as a Pore-Forming Agent // Journal of the European Ceramic Society. - Vol.32, Iss.10. (2012) pp 2163-2172.

Šalma, I., Šalms, Ģ., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L., Skaģers, A., pilmane, M. Morphological Evaluation of Bone after Implantation of Bioceramic Bone Substitutes – Hydroxyapatite (HAP), Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP) and Biphasic Ceramic (HAP/TCP) in Experiment. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2012, Vol.6, Suppl.1, pp.4-5. e-ISSN 1932-7005. Available from: doi:10.1002/term.1586

Šalms, Ģ., Šalma, I., pilmane, M., Skaģers, A., Ločs, J., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Bone Regenerative Potential after HAP Implantation in to Maxillary Sinus Using Immunohistochemistry. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, 2012, Vol.6, Supp.1, pp.10-10. e-ISSN 1932-7005. ISSN 1932-6254. Available from: doi:10.1002/term.1586

Dubņika, A., Loča, D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Functionalized Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds Coated with Sodium Alginate and Chitosan for Controlled Drug Delivery. Proceedings of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, 2012, Vol.61, No.3, pp.193-199. Available from: doi:10.3176/proc.2012.3.08

Reimanis, M., Mežule, L., Ozoliņš, J., Mālers, J., Juhna, T. Drinking Water Disinfection with Electrolysis. Latvian Journal of Chemistry, 2012, Vol.51, Iss.4 , pp.296-304. ISSN 0868-8249. Available from: doi:10.2478/v10161-012-0016-9

Neimane, L., Skaģers, A., Šalms, Ģ., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Radiodensitometric Analysis of Maxillary Sinus-Lift Areas Enforced with Bone Substitute Materials Containing Calcium Phophate. Acta Chirurgica Latviensis, 2012, Vol.12, Iss.1, pp.41-44. ISSN 1407-981X. Available from: doi:10.2478/v10163-012-0009-5

Abramenkova, G., Kļaviņš, M., Ķizāne, G., Krieķe, G. An Experimental Study of Solidified Water/Cement Matrix Carbonation. Latvian Journal of Chemistry, 2012, Vol.51, Iss.4, pp.347-354. ISSN 0868-8249.

Lakevičs, V., Stepanova, V., Dušenkova, I., Niedra, S., Ruplis, A. Thixotropic Properties of Latvian Illite Containing Clays. In: Proceedings of 9th International Scientific and Practical Conference "Environment. Technology. Resources." Vol.1, Latvia, Rezekne, 20-22 June, 2013. Rezekne: RA Izdevniecība, 2013, pp.133-137. ISSN 1691-5402.

Lakevičs, V., Brovkina, J., Stepanova, V., Dušenkova, I., Ozoliņš, J., Šuļga, G., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Solving Environmental Problems with Latvian Clay-Based Sorbents. Latvian Journal of Chemistry, 2012, Vol.51, Iss.4, pp.389-397. ISSN 0868-8249. Available from: doi:10.2478/v10161-012-0029-4

2011

Stunda A., Lūse I., Krieķe G., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L. Latvian Clays for Medical and Cosmetic Applications // Topical Issues of Suboil Usage, II, Russia, St.Pēterburga, 20.-22. April, 2011. - pp 258-261.

Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L., Dreijers I., Kreicbergs I. Hypothesis of Ca(OH)2 and H3PO4 Reaction Mechanism on Solid Particle Surface // International Forum of Young Researchers "Topical Issues of Subsoil Usage", Russia, St. Petersburg, 20.-22. April, 2011. - pp 200-202.

Brovkina J., Shulga G., Ozolins J. Usage of Poly(AlCl3) for Treatment of the Model Solution Imitated the Wastewater of Plywood Plant // USB Proceedings of IWA Specialist Conference  "Water & Industry", Spain, Valladolid, 1.-4. May, 2011. - pp 31-34.

Shulga, G., Skudra, S., Brovkina, J. Comparative Study of Biomass Extraction from the Hydrolyzate of Wood Hydrothermal Btreatment, Using Polyethyleneimine and Aluminium Salts. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference (NWBC 2011), Switzerland, Stockholm, 22-24 March, 2011. Stockholm: Innventia AB, 2011, pp.295-296. ISBN 9789186018177.

Brovkina, J., Shulga, G., Ozolins, J. Coagulation of Wood Pollutants from Model Wastewater by Aluminium Salts. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference "Environment. Technology. Resources", Latvia, Rezekne, 20-22 June, 2011. Rezekne: RA Izdevniecība, 2011, pp.63-67. ISBN 9789984440705.

Irbe Z., Vecbiškena L., Loča D., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L. Optimization of Alpha-Tricalcium Phosphate Cement Setting // 12th Conference of European Ceramic Society (ECerS 2011): Abstracts & Proceedings, Sweden, Stockholm, 19.-23. June, 2011. - pp 1-4.

Lakevičs, V., Stepanova, V., Ruplis, A. Thixotropic Properties of Latvian Clays. In: Environment. Technology. Resources: Proceedings of the 8th International Scientific and Practical Conference, Latvia, Rēzekne, 20-22 June, 2011. Rēzekne: RA Izdevniecība, 2011, pp.318-322. ISBN 9789984440705. ISSN 1691-5402.

Stunda-Zujeva A., Krieķe G., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa L. Chemical Resistance and Phase Identification of Niobium Phosphate Glass and Glass-Ceramics // 12th Conference of the European Ceramic Society (ECerS XII): Abstracts & Proceedings, Sweden, Stokholma, 19.-23. June, 2011. - pp 1-4.

Stunda-Zujeva, A., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Phosphate Glass Crystallization Dependence on Heating Rate. Latvijas Ķīmijas žurnāls, 2011, 1/2, pp.104-110. ISSN 0868-8249.

Reinis, A., Stunda-Zujeva, A., pilmane, M., Vētra, J., Kroiča, J., Rostoka, D., Šalms, Ģ., Vostroilovs, A., Dons, A., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. An in vitro and in vivo Study on the Intensity of Adhesion and Colonization by Staphylococcus epidermidis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa on Originally Synthesized Biomaterials with Different Chemical Composition and Modifi ed Surfaces and their Effect on Expression of TNF-α, β-Defensin-2 and IL-10 in Tissues. Medicina, 2011, Vol.47, No.10, pp.560-565. ISSN 1010-660X.

Šalma, I., Šalms, Ģ., pilmane, M., Loča, D., Ločs, J., Romančikova, N., Skaģers, A., Bērziņa-Cimdiņa, L. Evaluation of Bioceramic Bone Substitutes – Hydroxyapatite (HAP), Tricalcium Phosphate (TCP) and Biphasic Ceramic (HAP/TCP) in vitro and in vivo. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2011, Vol.40, Iss.10, pp.1216-1216. ISSN 0901-5027. Available from: doi:10.1016/j.ijom.2011.07.643