• Comparative study of layer-by-layer deposition techniques for poly(sodium phosphate) and poly (allylamine hydrochloride) 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      An inorganic short chain polymer, poly(sodium phosphate), PSP, together with poly(allylamine hydrochloride), PAH, is used to fabricate layer-by-layer (LbL) films. The thickness, roughness, contact angle, and optical ...
    • Design rules for lossy mode resonance based sensors 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Fernández Valdivielso, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Lossy mode resonances can be obtained in the transmission spectrum of cladding removed multimode optical fiber coated with a thin-film. The sensitivity of these devices to changes in the properties of the coating or the ...
    • Fiber-optic lossy mode resonance sensors 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro José Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2014)   Contribución a Congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In the last 4 years, experimental evidences about the potential use of optical sensors based on Lossy Mode Resonances (LMR) have been presented in the literature. These LMR sensors have some similarities with Surface ...
    • Generation of lossy mode resonances by deposition of high-refractive-index coatings on uncladded multimode optical fibers 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Fernández Valdivielso, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A comparative study of lossy mode resonances generated by depositing two different materials is presented. The two materials selected are indium tin oxide (ITO) and indium oxide. The two materials present different ...
    • Generation of lossy mode resonances with absorbing thin-films 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The generation of lossy mode resonances with absorbing thin-films is analyzed with electromagnetic theory. The main differences with surface plasmon resonances are presented and some rules are given towards an optimum ...
    • Generation of surface plasmon resonance and lossy mode resonance by thermal treatment of ITO thin-films 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Sanchez, Pedro; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Silicon wafers coated with IndiumTinOxide (ITO) by application of sputtering technique have been characterized after different post-annealing techniques, showing that this last factor is critical for the quality of the ...
    • Lossy mode resonance generation with indium tin oxide coated optical fibers for sensing applications 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Surface plasmon resonances and lossy mode resonances can be generated with Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) coated optical fibers. Both phenomena are analyzed and compared. Lossy mode resonances present important advantages: ...
    • Micro and nanostructured materials for the development of optical fibre sensors 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The measurement of chemical and biomedical parameters can take advantage of the features exclusively offered by optical fibre: passive nature, electromagnetic immunity and chemical stability are some of the most relevant ...
    • Optical fibre sensors using graphene-based materials: a review 

      Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Melendi Espina, Sonia; Bird, Liam; Mayes, Andrew; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Graphene and its derivatives have become the most explored materials since Novoselov and Geim (Nobel Prize winners for Physics in 2010) achieved its isolation in 2004. The exceptional properties of graphene have attracted ...
    • Photonic crystal fiber temperature sensor based on quantum dot nanocoatings 

      Larrión Zabaleta, Beatriz; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Bravo Larrea, Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Hindawi / Wiley, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Quantum dot nanocoatings have been deposited by means of the Layer-by-Layer technique on the inner holes of Photonic Crystal Fibers (PCFs) for the fabrication of temperature sensors. The optical properties of these sensors ...
    • Resonances in coated long period fiber gratings and cladding removed multimode optical fibers: a comparative study 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2010)    OpenAccess
      Two optical fiber devices have been coated in parallel: a long period fiber grating (LPFG) and a cladding-removed multimode optical fiber (CRMOF). The progressive coating of the LPFG by means of the layer-by-layer ...
    • Sensors based on thin-film coated cladding removed multimode optical fiber and single-mode multimode single-mode fiber: a comparative study 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Two simple optical fibre structures that do not require the inscription of a grating, a cladding removed multimode optical fibre (CRMOF) and a single-mode multimode single-mode structure (SMS), are compared in terms of ...