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    • Compound lasing fiber optic ring resonators for sensor sensitivity enhancement 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna; González Herráez, Miguel; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (IEEE / OSA, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, a new method for increasing simultaneously the sensitivity and interrogation stability of fiberoptic intensity sensors is presented. The configuration is based on a double-coupler ring resonator. On one side, ...
    • Detection of ethanol in human breath using optical fiber long period grating coated with metal-organic frameworks 

      Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Hromadka, Jiri; Tokay, Begum; Correia, Ricardo; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Morgan, Stephen P.; Korposh, Sergiy (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      An optical fiber sensor for ethanol detection in exhaled breath has been developed. It has been fabricated by functionalizing a Long Period Grating with a metal-organic framework, ZIF-8. The sensor’s response was tested ...
    • Development of advanced structures for optical fiber lasers and sensors 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna (2015)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      Desde la irrupción de la fibra óptica en las telecomunicaciones, han surgido multitud de desarrollos basados en sus propiedades. Así, en las últimas décadas, la rápida evolución de los sistemas basados en fibra óptica, así ...
    • Electric discharge detection and localization using a distributed optical fiber vibration sensor 

      Costa, Igor Brutkowski Vieira da; Weber, Guilherme Heim; Gomes, Danilo Fernandes; Galvão, José Rodolfo; Silva, Marco J. da; Pipa, Daniel R.; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Martelli, Cicero; Silva, Jean Carlos Cardozo da (Elsevier, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Partial discharges are a type of electric discharge that cause localized breakdowns in a small portion of an insulating material without forming a complete rupture. In high power electric machines as well as in transmission ...
    • ESA-based in-fiber nanocavity for hydrogen–peroxide detection 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Claus, Richard O. (IEEE, 2005)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A fiber-optic sensor sensitive to hydrogen peroxide has been designed based on the electrostatic layer-by-layer selfassembly method. Prussian blue has been deposited in a polymeric structure formed by Poly(allylamine ...
    • Estudio y desarrollo de recubrimientos nanoestructurados sobre fibra óptica para la detección de tensión eléctrica 

      Rodríguez Garde, Asier (2020)   Trabajo Fin de Grado/Gradu Amaierako Lana
      El presente Trabajo Fin de Grado se centra en la investigación, caracterización y fabricación de recubrimientos mediante el empleo de materiales nanoestructurados y su posterior deposición sobre el núcleo de la fibra ...
    • Gasohol quality control for real time applications by means of a multimode interference fiber sensor 

      Rodríguez Rodríguez, Adolfo Josué; Baldovino Pantaleón, Óscar; Cruz, René; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; May Arrioja, Daniel A. (MDPI, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work we demonstrate efficient quality control of a variety of gasoline and ethanol (gasohol) blends using a multimode interference (MMI) fiber sensor. The operational principle relies on the fact that the addition ...
    • 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  OpenAccess
      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 ...
    • An in-reflection strain sensing head based on a Hi-Bi photonic crystal fiber 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna; Rodrigues Pinto, Ana Margarida Upna; Bravo Acha, Mikel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A photonic crystal fiber-based sensing head is proposed for strain measurements. The sensor comprises a Hi-Bi PCF sensing head to measure interferometric signals in-reflection. An experimental background study of ...
    • Interferometric vs wavelength selective optical fiber sensors for cryogenic temperature measurements 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de Upna; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Beato López, Juan Jesús Upna; Pérez de Landazábal Berganzo, José Ignacio Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a preliminary study of the behavior of two different interferometric fiber optic sensors and two different wavelength selective fiber optic sensors is performed. A photonic cristal fiber Fabry-Pérot interferometer, ...
    • Layer-by-layer nano-assembly: a powerful tool for optical fiber sensing applications 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro J. Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The ability to tune the composition of nanostructured thin films is a hot topic for the design of functional coatings with advanced properties for sensing applications. The control of the structure at the nanoscale level ...
    • 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-drilled optical fiber for enhanced laser strain sensors 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Bravo Acha, Mikel Upna; Roldán Varona, Pablo; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Rodríguez Cobo, L.; López Higuera, José Miguel; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, we present an experimental measurement of temperature and strain sensitivities of a micro-drilled optical fiber (MDOF). The MDOF consisted of a quasi-randomly distributed reflector along a single mode fiber ...
    • Multimode – coreless – multimode fiber-based sensors: theoretical and experimental study 

      San Fabián García, Noé Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper presents a complete study on the spectral behavior of a multimode-coreless-multimode fiber-optic structure, as well as its application as a refractometer and a liquid level sensor. The combination of two standard ...
    • Polyaniline deposition on tilted fiber Bragg grating for pH sensing 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; González Vila, Á.; Debliquy, M.; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Caucheteur, C.; Lahem, D. (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we present the results of a new pH sensor based on a polyaniline (PAni) coating on the surface of a tilted fiber Bragg grating. The pH-sensitive PAni was deposited by in situ chemical oxidative polymerization. ...
    • Self-referenced optical fiber sensor for hydrogen peroxide detection based on LSPR of metallic nanoparticles in layer-by-layer films 

      Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro Upna; Sada Oreja, Samuel; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Intensity-based optical fiber sensors are one of the most studied sensor approaches thanks to their simplicity and low cost. Nevertheless, their main issue is their lack of robustness since any light source fluctuation, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Strategies for fabrication of hydrogen peroxide sensors based on electrostatic self-assembly (ESA) method 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Echeverría Morrás, Jesús Upna; Claus, Richard O. (Elsevier, 2004)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      An optical fiber sensor has been fabricated for detection of 5 M–0.1mM concentrations of hydrogen peroxide with a linear response. The deposition method used is electrostatic self-assembly (ESA) of polymer cationic and ...
    • Study of optical fiber sensors for cryogenic temperature measurements 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de Upna; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Beato López, Juan Jesús Upna; Pérez de Landazábal Berganzo, José Ignacio Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, the performance of five different fiber optic sensors at cryogenic temperatures has been analyzed. A photonic crystal fiber Fabry-Pérot interferometer, two Sagnac interferometers, a commercial fiber Bragg ...
    • Volatile organic compound optical fiber sensors: a review 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Volatile organic compound (VOC) detection is a topic of growing interest with applications in diverse fields, ranging from environmental uses to the food or chemical industries. Optical fiber VOC sensors offering new and ...