Scientific output

PUBLICATIONS

B. Simoncic, B. Tomsic, B. Orel, I. Jerman, Sol-gel technology for chemical modification of textiles, in "Surface modification systems for creating stimuli responsiveness of textiles" (D. Jocic Ed.), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 17-34 (2010) (ISBN 978-90-365-3122-1) (pdf).

B. Tomsic, Modification of PES fabric by stimuli-responsive microgel using sol-gel technology, in "Surface modification systems for creating stimuli responsiveness of textiles" (D. Jocic Ed.), University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 107-122 (2010) (ISBN 978-90-365-3122-1) (pdf).

B. Simončič, B. Tomšič, Structures of novel antimicrobial agents for textiles, Textile Research Journal (2010).(DOI:10.1177/0040517510363193)

D. Klemenčič, B. Simončič, B. Tomšič, B. Orel, Biodegradation of silver functionalised cellulose fibres, Carbohydrate Polymers, 80, 426-435 (2010). (DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2009.11.049)

A. Vilčnik, I. Jerman, A. Šurca Vuk, M. Koželj, B. Orel, B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, J. Kovač, Structural properties and antibacterial effects of hydrophobic and oleophobic sol-gel coatings for cotton fabrics, Langmuir, 25, 5869-80 (2009). (DOI: 10.1021/la803742c)

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, M. Žerjav, H.-J. Schroers, A. Simončič, Z. Samardžija, Antimicrobial activity of AgCl embedded in a silica matrix on cotton fabric, Carbohydrate Polymers, 75, 618-626 (2009). (DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2008.09.013)

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, L. Černe, P. Forte-Tavčer, M. Zorko, I. Jerman, A. Vilčnik, J. Kovač, Sol-gel coating of cellulose fibres with antimicrobial and repellent properties, Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 47, 44-57 (2008). (DOI: 10.1007/s10971-008-1732-1)

B. Simončič, L. Černe, B. Tomšič, B. Orel, Surface properties of cellulose modified by imidazolidinone, Cellulose, 15, 47-58 (2008). (DOI: 10.1007/s10570-007-9151-y)

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, A. Vilčnik, H. Spreizer, Biodegradability of cellulose fabric modified by imidazolidinone, Carbohydrate Polymers, 69, 478-488 (2007). (DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2007.01.003)

CONFERENCES

P. Krizman-Lavric, B. Tomsic, B. Simoncic, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, D. Jocic, Creating textiles with "intelligent" liquid management properties by surface modification with stimuli-responsive microgel, 4th International Textile Congress "Competitive Innovation, Research and Technology based-solutions”, 26-28 October 2010, Alcoy, Spain, (2010). (abstract)

K. Corn, A. Tarkuš, M. Konobelj, N. Jesenšek, B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, Repellent and related properties of oleophobic and antimicrobial finishes in the mixture, 41st International Symposium on Novelties in Textiles (ISNT), May 27-29, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Proceedings (CD-ROM), 406-412 (2010) (ISBN 978-609-95098-2-2).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, Biodegradation of CO and CO/PES fabrics modified by Si-QAC, 41st International Symposium on Novelties in Textiles (ISNT), May 27-29, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Proceedings (CD-ROM), 400-405 (2010) (ISBN 978-609-95098-2-2).

I. Jerman, B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, Tailoring of cotton fabrics surface properties by silsesquioxane molecules, 41st International Symposium on Novelties in Textiles (ISNT), May 27-29, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Proceedings (CD-ROM), 96-103 (2010) (ISBN 978-609-95098-2-2).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, Antimicrobial properties and biodegradability of cellulose modified by a cationic siloxane, 9th Autex Conference, May 26-28, 2009, Izmir, Turkey, Proceedings (CD-ROM), 175-180 (2009) (ISBN 978-975-483-787-2).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, L.Černe, P. Forte-Tavčer, B. Orel, A. Vilčnik, M. Zorko, Functionalisation of cotton fabric by antimicrobial and repellent finishing, 21st IFATCC International Congress, Barcelona, Proceedings (CD-ROM), (7 pages), (2008) (ISBN-13: 978-84-612-2641-2).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, M. Zorko, The influence of antimicrobial test performance on the bacterial reduction of finished cotton fabric, 4th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference (ITC&DC), October 5-8, 2008, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Book of proceedings, 910-914 (2008).

B. Tomšič, B. Orel, V. Jovanovski, I. Jerman, B. Simončič, Bacterial growth reduction on cotton fabrics treated by titanium isopropoxide/aminopropyltriethoxy silane, 4th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference (ITC&DC), October 5-8, 2008, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Book of proceedings, 465-470 (2008).

B. Ocepek, P. Forte-Tavčer, B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, Trials of printing of anti-microbial nanosilver finish on textiles, 4th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference (ITC&DC), October 5-8, 2008, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Book of proceedings, 420-423 (2008).

I. Jerman, B. Tomšič, S. Kovač, B. Simončič, B. Orel, Novel polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes (POSS) as surface modifiers for cotton fabrics, 4th International Textile, Clothing & Design Conference (ITC&DC), October 5-8, 2008, Dubrovnik, Croatia, Book of proceedings, 370-375 (2008).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, B. Orel, Influence of the cellulose finishing with a biostat on its biodegradation, 7th Annual Textile Conference by AUTEX, June 26-28, 2007, Tampere, Finland, Proceedings (CD-ROM), (7 pages) (2007).

B. Tomšič, K. Dimitrovski, B. Simončič, Influence of constructural parameters on biodegradation of cotton fabric, 37th International Symposium on Novelties in Textiles (ISNT), June 15-17, 2006, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Proceedings (CD-ROM), (6 pages) (2006) (ISBN 961-6045-37-7).

B. Tomšič, B. Simončič, Influence of the biostat structure on its antimicrobial activity, 4th Central European Conference 2005, September 7-9, 2005, Liberec, Czech Republic, Proceedings (CD-ROM), (6 pages) (2005).

OTHER

B. Simončič, B. Tomšič, B. Orel, I. Jerman, Biodegradation of cellulose fibers and its inhibition by chemical modification, in: “Handbook of carbohydrate polymers : development, properties and applications (Polymer science and technology series)”, Ed. R. Ito, Y. Matsuo, New York : Nova Science Publishers, cop., 237-277 (2010).