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    • Advances in fiber optic DNA-based sensors: a review 

      Santano, Desiree Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid (IEEE, 2021)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      DNA is becoming increasingly important in the domain of optical fiber sensors, either as a tool for biosensing, or as a target to detect. In this review the main contributions of the last years are presented both in the ...
    • An antibacterial coating based on a polymer/sol-gel hybrid matrix loaded with silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (Springer, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work a novel antibacterial surface composed of an organic-inorganic hybrid matrix of tetraorthosilicate and a polyelectrolyte is presented. A precursor solution of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) and poly(acrylic acid ...
    • An antibacterial surface coating composed of PAH/SiO2 nanostructurated films by Layer by Layer 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Ruete Ibarrola, Leyre; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (2009)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this article we propose a novel antibacterial coating composed of SiO2 and the polymer Poly(allylamine hydrochloride) (PAH) on glass slides by the technique Layer-by- Layer (LbL)1. This technique has already used in ...
    • Continuous liquid-level sensor based on a long-period grating and microwave photonics filtering techniques 

      Ricchiuti, Amelia L.; Barrera, D.; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (IEEE, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A fiber optic liquid-level sensor based on a long period grating (LPG) is proposed and experimentally validated. The principle of operation is based on a technique used to analyze microwave photonics filters. A 4-cm-long ...
    • Development of optical fiber humidity sensor based on silver nanoparticles-embedded coatings 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid (2015)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      El desarrollo de nuevos materiales y métodos de deposición a escala nanométrica ha supuesto una auténtica revolución en muchas disciplinas de la investigación. En particular, en el campo de los sensores de fibra óptica, ...
    • Effect of both protective and reducing agents in the synthesis of multicolor silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this paper, the influence of variable molar ratios between reducing and loading agents (1:100, 1:50, 1:20, 1:10, 1:5, 1:2, 1:1, 2:1) and between protective and loading agents (0.3:1, 0.75:1, 1.5:1, 3:1, 7.5:1, 30:1, ...
    • Fiber-based early diagnosis of venous thromboembolic disease by label-free D-dimer detection 

      Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Egea Urra, Josune; Fernández Irigoyen, Joaquín Upna Orcid; Giannetti, Ambra; Baldini, Francesco; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Santamaría, Enrique; Chiavaioli, Francesco; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      D-dimer is a useful diagnostic biomarker for deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, collectively referred to as venous thromboembolism (VTE). The ability to detect in real-time the amount of D-dimer with a fast and ...
    • Fiber-based label-free D-dimer detection for early diagnosis of venous thromboembolism 

      Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Fernández Irigoyen, Joaquín Upna Orcid; Giannetti, Ambra; Baldini, Francesco; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Santamaría, Enrique; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Chiavaioli, Francesco (SPIE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      D-dimer is a useful diagnostic biomarker for deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, collectively referred to as venous thromboembolism (VTE). The ability to detect in real-time the amount of D-dimer with a fast and ...
    • Fiber-optic lossy mode resonance sensors 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna Orcid; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna Orcid; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna Orcid; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; López Torres, Diego Upna Orcid; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (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 ...
    • Humidity sensor based on a long-period fiber grating coated with a hydrophobic thin film 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (2010)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work it is proposed a novel fiber optic humidity sensor based on a functionally coated long-period fiber grating (LPG). The coating is composed of tetraorthosilicate matrix functionalized with perfluorooctyltriethoxysilane ...
    • Labyrinth metasurface absorber for ultra-high-sensitivity terahertz thin film sensing 

      Jáuregui López, Irati Upna Orcid; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna Orcid (Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, a labyrinth metasurface sensor operating at the low‐frequency edge of the THz band is presented. Its intricate shape leads to a high electric field confinement on the surface of the structure, resulting in ...
    • Lossy mode resonance sensors based on nanocoated multimode-coreless-multimode fibre 

      Vicente Gómara, Adrián Upna Orcid; Santano, Desiree Upna Orcid; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid (Elsevier, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work it is proved the ability to obtain lossy mode resonances (LMRs) in the transmission spectrum with multimode-coreless-multimode fibre optic structure coated with tin oxide on the coreless segment. The devices ...
    • Micro and nanostructured materials for the development of optical fibre sensors 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna Orcid; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna Orcid; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna Orcid; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; López Torres, Diego Upna Orcid; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna Orcid; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna Orcid; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (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 ...
    • Multicolor layer-by-layer films using weak polyelectrolyte assisted synthesis of silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the present study, we show that silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) with different shape, aggregation state and color (violet, green, orange) have been successfully incorporated into polyelectrolyte multilayer thin films using ...
    • Nanomaterials for functional textiles and fibers 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (Springer US, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nanoparticles are very interesting because of their surface properties, different from bulk materials. Such properties make possible to endow ordinary products with new functionalities. Their relatively low cost with ...
    • A novel camera phone-based platform for Sol-Gel-derived fluorescence pH sensing 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Wencel, D.; O’Driscoll, S.; O’Reilly, B.; Abel, T.; Somers, M.; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; McDonagh, C. (2013)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work a novel camera phone system for fluorescence-based sol-gel-derived pH sensing is presented. The sol-gel based pH material, a microfluidic chip and a camera phone have been combined to obtain a fluorescence-based ...
    • Novel highly sensitive protein sensors based on tapered optical fibres modified with Au-based nanocoatings 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Bojan, Kartheka; Marques, Leonel; Mullaney, Kevin; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; James, Stephen; Clark, Matt; Tatam, Ralph; Korposh, Sergiy (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Novel protein sensors based on tapered optical fibres modified with Au coatings deposited using two different procedures are proposed. Au-based coatings are deposited onto a nonadiabatic tapered optical fibre using (i) a ...
    • Optical fiber sensors based on nanoparticle-embedded coatings 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The use of nanoparticles (NPs) in scientific applications has attracted the attention of many researchers in the last few years. The use of NPs can help researchers to tune the physical characteristics of the sensing coating ...
    • Optical sensor based on polymer electrospun nanofibers for sensing humidity 

      Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid (2011)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A novel humidity sensor based on polymer electrospun nanofibers coating onto an optical fiber is proposed in this work. The coating is composed of poly(acrylic acid), and its fabrication was performed by the electrospinning ...
    • Route towards a label-free optical waveguide sensing platform based on lossy mode resonances 

      Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna Orcid; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna Orcid; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna Orcid; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna Orcid; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna Orcid; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna Orcid; López Torres, Diego Upna Orcid; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna Orcid; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna Orcid; Vitoria Pascual, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Imas González, José Javier Upna Orcid; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna Orcid; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna Orcid; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna Orcid; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna Orcid; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna Orcid; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna Orcid; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna Orcid (IFSA Publishing, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      According to recent market studies of the North American company Allied Market Research, the field of photonic sensors is an emerging strategic field for the following years and it is expected to garner $18 billion by ...