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  • Luminescence-based optical sensors fabricated by means of the layer-by-layer nano-assembly technique 

    Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Luminescence-based sensing applications range from agriculture to biology, including medicine and environmental care, which indicates the importance of this technique as a detection tool. Luminescent optical sensors are ...
  • Sensitivity optimization with cladding-etched long period fiber gratings at the dispersion turning point 

    Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    This work presents a refractive index sensor based on a long period fiber grating (LPFG) made in a reduced cladding fiber whose low order cladding modes have the turning point at large wavelengths. The combination of ...
  • Giant sensitivity of optical fiber sensors by means of lossy moderesonance 

    Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
    Here we show an optical refractometer with a giant sensitivity of 304,360 nm per refractive index unit(nm/RIU). This sensitivity corresponds to a resolution of 3.28 × 10−9RIU if a standard optical spectrumanalyzer with a ...
  • Optimization in nanocoated D-shaped optical fiber sensors 

    Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Zubiate, Pablo; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Nanocoated D-shaped optical fibers have been proven as effective sensors. Here, we show that the full width at half minimum (FWHM) of lossy mode resonance can be reduced by optimizing the nanocoating width, thickness and ...
  • Increasing the sensitivity of an optic level sensor with a wavelength and phase sensitive single-mode multimode single-mode (SMS) fiber structure 

    Fuentes, Omar; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Vento, José R.; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Gallego, E.E.; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The sensitivity of a liquid level sensor based on a single-mode-multimode-single-mode fiber structure has been increased by hydrofluoric acid etching. The etching process was analyzed and monitored both theoretical and ...
  • Nanofabrication of phase-shifted Bragg gratings on the end facet of multimode fiber towards development of optical filters and sensors 

    Gallego, E.E.; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
    This work describes the process of nanofabrication of phase-shifted Bragg gratings on the end facet of a multimode optical fiber with a pulsed DC sputtering system based on a single target. Several structures have been ...
  • Optimized strain long-period fiber grating (LPFG) sensors operating at the dispersion turning point 

    Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Fuentes, Omar; Chiavaioli, Francesco; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Two phenomena for enhancing the sensitivity of longperiod fiber gratings are combined toward an increase of the sensitivity to strain of this type of devices: the dispersion turning point (DTP) and the cladding diameter ...
  • Is there a frontier in sensitivity with lossy mode resonance (LMR) based refractometers? 

    Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    A tin dioxide thin layer has been studied in order to improve the sensitivity of lossy mode resonances (LMR) based sensors. The effects of the thin film thickness and the polarization of light in a SnO2 coated D-shaped ...
  • Extraordinary THz transmission with a small beam spot: the leaky wave mechanism 

    Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
    The discovery of extraordinary optical transmission (EOT) through patterned metallic foils in the late 1990s was decisive for the development of plasmonics and cleared the path to employ small apertures for a variety of ...
  • Application of two different methods for extending lattice-valued restricted equivalence functions used for constructing similarity measures on L-fuzzy sets 

    Palmeira, Eduardo S.; Bedregal, Benjamin; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna; Paternain Dallo, Daniel Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
    Based on previous investigations, we have proposed two different methods to extend lattice-valued fuzzy connectives (t-norms, t-conorms, negations and implications) and other related operators, considering a generalized ...
  • Ku band low profile asymmetric Bull’s-Eye antenna with reduced side lobes and monopole feeding 

    Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Torres García, Alicia E. Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    In this paper, a linearly polarized low profile and asymmetric Bull’s-Eye leaky wave antenna fed by a monopole operating at 13 GHz is presented. Broadside radiation from the monopole is achieved by surrounding it with an ...
  • Binary relations coming from solutions of functional equations: orderings and fuzzy subsets 

    Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna; Abrísqueta Usaola, Francisco Javier Upna (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
    We analyze the main properties of binary relations, defined o n a nonempty set, that arise in a natural way when dealing with real-valued functions that satisfy certain classical functional equations on two variables. We ...
  • Challenges in wireless system integration as enablers for indoor context aware environments 

    López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The advent of fully interactive environments within Smart Cities and Smart Regions requires the use of multiple wireless systems. In the case of user-device interaction, which finds multiple applications such as Ambient ...
  • Non-local effects in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

    Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mompó Roselló, Juan José Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors have great potential to provide distributed measurements of temperature and strain over large structures with high spatial resolution and measurement precision. However, ...
  • Spatial characterization of radio propagation channel in urban vehicle-to-infrastructure environments to support WSNs deployment 

    Granda, Fausto; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Vargas Rosales, César; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    Vehicular ad hoc Networks (VANETs) enable vehicles to communicate with each other as well as with roadside units (RSUs). Although there is a significant research effort in radio channel modeling focused on vehicle-to-vehicle ...
  • Humidity sensor based on Bragg gratings developed on the end facet of an optical fiber by sputtering of one single material 

    Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    The refractive index of sputtered indium oxide nanocoatings has been altered just by changing the sputtering parameters, such as pressure. These induced changes have been exploited for the generation of a grating on the ...
  • Recent developments in fiber optics humidity sensors 

    Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    A wide range of applications such as health, human comfort, agriculture, food processing and storage, and electronic manufacturing, among others, require fast and accurate measurement of humidity. Sensors based on optical ...
  • 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 ...
  • Evaluation of deployment challenges of wireless sensor networks at signalized intersections 

    Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Martínez Carrasco, Carlos; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    With the growing demand of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for safer and more efficient transportation, research on and development of such vehicular communication systems have increased considerably in the last ...
  • Implementation and analysis of ISM 2.4 GHz wireless sensor network systems in judo training venues 

    López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
    In this work, the performance of ISM 2.4 GHz Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) deployed in judo training venues is analyzed. Judo is a very popular martial art, which is practiced by thousands of people not only at the ...

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