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    • Gain dependence of measured spectra in coherent Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

      Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We report on the effects of large pump pulse powers on Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors based on phase-modulated probe wave and coherent detection. It is found that the large Brillouin gain that comes ...
    • Implementation and analysis of a wireless sensor network-based pet location monitoring system for domestic scenarios 

      Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Santesteban Martínez de Morentin, Daniel; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The flexibility of new age wireless networks and the variety of sensors to measure a high number of variables, lead to new scenarios where anything can be monitored by small electronic devices, thereby implementing Wireless ...
    • SnO2-MOF-Fabry-Pérot humidity optical sensor system based on Fast Fourier transform technique 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe (SPIE, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, a new sensor system for relative humidity measurements based on a SnO2 sputtering deposition on a microstructured optical fiber (MOF) low-finesse Fabry-Pérot (FP) sensing head is presented and characterized. ...
    • High-resolution transversal load sensor using a random distributed feedback fiber laser 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a new application of random distributed feedback lasers to fiber optic sensing has been presented. The particular properties of these lasers, such as the lack of longitudinal modes and high stability, have ...
    • Modulated fiber ring laser and its application in high-sensitivity temperature sensors 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Tainta Ausejo, Santiago Upna; Erro Betrán, María José Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This work presents an experimental demonstration of a scheme based on an internally modulated fiber ring laser for high-sensitivity temperature sensing. The attained temperature resolution has been as low as ± 2pm even ...
    • Egituren egoeraren monitorizaziorako zuntz optikoan oinarritutako sentsore sinplifikatua 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Udako Euskal Unibertsitatea, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Brillouin hedatuko denbora eremu optikoaren analisian (BOTDA) oinarritutako sentsoreak, estruktura handien (100 km luzerako estrukturak) deformazioa eta tenperatura neurtzeko gaitasuna dute. Lan honetan, BOTDA konfigurazio ...
    • Enhanced tolerance to pulse extinction ratio in Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensors by dithering of the optical source 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate the relaxation of the stringent requirements placed on the pulse extinction ratio in long-range Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors (BOTDA) by modulating the wavelength of the laser source that ...
    • Tools for the high penetration of PV systems in the EU electrical networks: results of PVCROPS Project 

      Narvarte Fernández, Luis; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna; Collares Pereira, Manuel; Tyutyundzhiev, Nicolay; Conlon, Michael; Bouzzan, N.; Guelbenzu Michelena, Eugenio; González, R.; Desportes, Adrien; Simmonds, Gary; Wilkin, Benjamin (EU PVSEC, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The Solar Energy Industrial Initiative established the objective of integrating PV into the grid to provide up to 12% of the EU electricity demand. The FP7 project PVCROPS has developed solutions to allow the high penetration ...
    • Technical specifications and quality control procedures for reducing the uncertainty in PV installations: results of the FP7 project PVCROPS 

      Martínez Moreno, Francisco; Lorenzo Pigueiras, Eduardo; Narvarte Fernández, Luis; Moretón Villagra, Rodrigo; Tyutyundzhiev, Nicolay; Parra Laita, Íñigo de la Upna (EU PVSEC, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      PVCROPS (PhotoVoltaic Cost r€duction, Reliability, Operational performance, Prediction and Simulation) is a project within the European Framework Programme 7 whose objectives are: improving the performance, reliability ...
    • Comparative study of nonparametric and parametric PV models to forecast AC power output of PV plants 

      Almeida, Marcelo Pinho; Muñoz Escribano, Mikel Upna; Parra Laita, Íñigo de la Upna; Perpiñán, Óscar; Narvarte Fernández, Luis (EU PVSEC, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, a comparison between two approaches to predict the AC power output of PV systems is carried out in terms of forecast performance. Each approach uses one of the two main types of PV modeling, parametric and ...
    • Mitigation of modulation instability in Brillouin distributed fiber sensors by using orthogonal polarization pulses 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Alem, Mehdi; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Thévenaz, Luc; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Soto, Marcelo A. (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A technique based on the use of orthogonally-polarized pulses is proposed to mitigate the detrimental impact of modulation instability on Brillouin distributed fiber sensors. While the theoretical underpinnings of the ...
    • Overcoming non-local effects and Brillouin threshold limitations in Brillouin distributed sensors 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Ruiz Lombera, Rubén; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Mirapeix, Jesús; López Higuera, José Miguel; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, a Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensor that is able to operate with a probe power larger than the Brillouin threshold of the deployed sensing fiber and that ...
    • Simplified Brillouin sensor for structural health monitoring applications based on passive optical filtering 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We present a simplified configuration for distributed Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensors. The technique is based on passive optical filtering of the spectral components generated in an RF-pulse-modulated optical ...
    • Sources of noise in Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Soto, Marcelo A.; Thévenaz, Luc (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This paper presents a thorough study of the different sources of noise affecting Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers (BOTDA), providing a deep insight into the understanding of the fundamental limitations of this kind ...
    • Brilloun optical time domain analysis sensor assisted by a Brillouin distributed amplifier 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate the extension of the measurement range of Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors using a distributed Brillouin amplifier (DBA). The technique is based on injecting a DBA pump wave in the ...
    • Analysis of radio wave propagation for ISM 2.4GHz wireless sensor networks in inhomogeneous vegetation environments 

      Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The use of wireless networks has been extended in an exponential growing due to the improvement in terms of battery life and low consumption of the devices. However, it is highly important to conduct previous radio propagation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Ubiquitous connected train based on train-to-ground and intra-wagon communications capable of providing on trip customized digital services for passengers 

      Salaberria, Itziar; Perallos Ruiz, Asier; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Carballedo, Roberto; Angulo Martínez, Ignacio; Elejoste Larrucea, Pilar; Bahillo, Alfonso; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna (MDPI, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      During the last years, the application of different wireless technologies has been explored in order to enable Internet connectivity from vehicles. In addition, the widespread adoption of smartphones by citizens represents ...
    • All-metallic ε-near-zero (ENZ) lens based on ultra-narrow hollow rectangular waveguides: experimental results 

      Orazbayev, Bakhtiyar Upna; Torres Landívar, Víctor Upna; Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Teniente Vallinas, Jorge Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Sorolla Ayza, Mario Upna; Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Engheta, Nader (IEEE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Here we perform numerical and experimental investigation of plano-concave all-metallic ε-near-zero (ENZ) lens with operational frequency f = 144 GHz. The ENZ lens is achieved by stacking an array of narrow hollow rectangular ...
    • Low profile THz periodic leaky-wave antenna 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Etayo Salinas, David Upna; Sorolla Ayza, Mario Upna; Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Zehar, Mokhtar; Blary, Karine; Chahadih, Abdallah; Han, Xiang-Lei; Akalin, Tahsin (IEEE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a 0.566THz flat leaky-wave antenna, consisting of a central λ0/2 slot surrounded by straight parallel wedge corrugations, is numerically and experimentally analyzed. Simulations show a moderately high gain ...