• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Brillouin distributed sensing assisted by Brillouin amplification of pump pulses 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (IEEE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate, for the first time to our knowledge, the extension of the measurement range of Brillouin distributed sensors (BDS) by using a distributed Brillouin amplifier (DBA) to compensate the attenuation of the ...
    • Phasorial DPP-BOTDA sensor tolerant to non-local effects 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We introduce a modification of the differential pulse width pair technique in a BOTDA sensor based on a phase modulated probe wave and RF demodulation. This provides a differential Brillouin phasorial signal with high ...
    • Polarization diversity for Brillouin distributed fiber sensors based on a double orthogonal pump 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; López Fernandino, Felipe; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a novel Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensor deploying a polarization diversity technique which eliminates the need for polarization scrambling, providing measurements that are largely immune to the ...
    • Synthesis of virtual Brillouin frequency shift profiles in BOTDA sensors using optical source dithering 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a novel concept for Brillouin optical time domain analysis sensors that is based on synthesizing a virtual Brillouin frequency shift profile along the sensing fiber. The technique is based on modulating the ...
    • Blind spot mitigation in phased array antenna using metamaterials 

      Crépin, Thomas; Martel, Cédric; Gabard, Benjamin; Boust, Fabrice; Martinaud, Jean-Paul; Dousset, Thierry; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Loecker, Claudius; Bertuch, Thomas; Marcotegui, José Antonio Upna; Maci, Stefano (IEEE, 2014)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a metaradome based on a fakir’s bed of nails is designed and tested in order to suppress the blind directions of a 100-element antenna array. The antenna is a microstrip array designed to operate in X-band. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Phase-shift based BOTDA measurements tolerant to non-local effects 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2013)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a BOTDA sensor based on the use of the Brillouin phase shift that performs measurements tolerant to non local effects. This technique raises opportunities to increase the distance covered by these sensors ...
    • Parametric study of pin surface used to suppress undesired modes in a packaged W-band microstrip receiver 

      Rebollo Mugueta, Ainara Upna; Maestrojuán Biurrun, Itziar Upna; Larumbe Gonzalo, Belén Upna; Gonzalo García, Ramón Upna; Ederra Urzainqui, Íñigo Upna (IEEE, 2013)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A pin surface structure has been used in order to suppress undesired modes in a packaged W-band RF front-end receiver. A parametric analysis has been carried out in order to determine the optimum dimensions. Resonances ...
    • An easy to deploy street light control system based on wireless communication and LED technology 

      Elejoste Larrucea, Pilar; Angulo Martínez, Ignacio; Perallos Ruiz, Asier; Chertudi Ozamiz, Aitor; García Zuazola, Ignacio Julio; Moreno, Asier; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna (MDPI, 2013)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This paper presents an intelligent streetlight management system based on LED lamps, designed to facilitate its deployment in existing facilities. The proposed approach, which is based on wireless communication technologies, ...
    • Dynamic BOTDA measurements using Brillouin phase-shift 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Zornoza Indart, Ander; Sagüés García, Mikel Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (SPIE, 2012)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a novel dynamic BOTDA sensor based, for the first time to our knowledge, on the use of the Brillouin phase-shift instead of the conventional Brillouin gain. This provides the advantage of measurements that ...
    • Experimental study of the antenna influence in RTLS based-on RFID 

      Crespo López, Gonzalo Upna; Teniente Vallinas, Jorge Upna; Ederra Urzainqui, Íñigo Upna; Gonzalo García, Ramón Upna (IEEE, 2012)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Nowadays Real-time localization systems (RTLS) are growing up very quickly but there are some remaining issues which need to be analyzed. This paper presents an experimental study that shows how different kind of antennas can ...
    • Sculpting metals for anomalous transmission phenomena, complex waves and negative refractive metamaterials: underlying physics and applications 

      Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna (2011)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this talk, the potential of controlling the electromagnetic propagation by periodically-textured surfaces is reviewed. It is shown that backward-wave- and slow-wave-propagation, superluminal, effective negative ...
    • Corrugated horn antenna noise temperature characterisation for the NRL water vapor millimeter-wave spectrometer project 

      Teniente Vallinas, Jorge Upna; Gómez, R.M.; Maestrojuán Biurrun, Itziar Upna; Rebollo Mugueta, Ainara Upna; Gonzalo García, Ramón Upna; Río Bocio, Carlos del Upna (2011)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper the antenna noise temperature for two different corrugated horn antennas (old model and new model) for NRL WVMS is being characterized. The whole optical system will be simulated with Ticra’s GRASP software, ...
    • Analysis of surface-plasmon-like modes under an engineering perspective 

      Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Sorolla Ayza, Mario Upna (2011)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this communication we show how one can exploit equivalent circuits to analyze surface-plasmon-like modes (slit and hole arrays, Sievenpiper mushrooms and coaxial hole arrays) and to propose new designs with outstanding ...