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    • Application of gold complexes in the development of sensors for volatile organic compounds 

      Luquin, Asunción Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Vergara, Elena; Estella, Juncal Upna; Cerrada, Elena; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Garrido Segovia, Julián José Upna; Laguna, Mariano (World Gold Council, 2007)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Two different kinds of sensors have been developed by using the same kind of vapochromic complexes. The vapochromic materials [Au2Ag2(C6F5)(4)L-2](n) have different colours depending on the ligand L. These materials change, ...
    • Comparative study of layer-by-layer deposition techniques for poly(sodium phosphate) and poly (allylamine hydrochloride) 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Springer, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      An inorganic short chain polymer, poly(sodium phosphate), PSP, together with poly(allylamine hydrochloride), PAH, is used to fabricate layer-by-layer (LbL) films. The thickness, roughness, contact angle, and optical ...
    • Comparison between capacitive and microstructured optical fiber soil moisture sensors 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Campo-Bescós, Miguel Upna; López Rodríguez, José Javier; Yerro Lizarazu, David; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Soil moisture content has always been an important parameter to control because it is a deterministic factor for site-specific irrigation, seeding, transplanting, and compaction detection. In this work, a discrete sensor ...
    • Development of an in-fiber nanocavity towards detection of volatile organic gases 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A fiber optic sensor for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) detection has been developed and characterized for some organic gasses. The sensor is based on a novel vapochromic material, which is able to change its optical ...
    • Long-range hybrid network with point and distributed Brillouin sensors using Raman amplification 

      Zornoza Indart, Ander; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We propose a novel concept for hybrid networks that combine point and distributed Brillouin sensors in a cost-effective architecture that also deploys remote distributed Raman amplification to extend the sensing range. A ...
    • 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 ...
    • Micro and nanostructured materials for the development of optical fibre sensors 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro 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; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (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 ...
    • An optimized method based on digitalized Lissajous curve to determine lifetime of luminescent materials on optical fiber sensors 

      Ridruejo Muro, Adrián; Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A method is proposed to determine lifetime of luminescent emissions based on the phase shift measurement employing the digitalized Lissajous representation: this diagram has been typically used with analogical algorithms, ...
    • Pyridine vapors detection by an optical fibre sensor 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Rodríguez, Antonio; Colacio, Enrique; Salinas Castillo, Alfonso; Segura Carretero, Antonio; Fernández Gutiérrez, Alberto (MDPI, 2008)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      An optical fibre sensor has been implemented towards pyridine vapors detection; to achieve this, a novel vapochromic material has been used, which, in solid state, suffers a change in colour from blue to pink-white in ...
    • SnO2-MOF-Fabry-Perot optical sensor for relative humidity measurements 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper, a new optical fiber sensor for relative humidity measurements is presented and characterized. The sensor is based on a SnO2 sputtering deposition on a microstructured optical fiber (MOF) low-finesse Fabry-Pérot ...
    • 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 ...