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    • 46-km-long Raman amplified hybrid double-bus network with point and distributed Brillouin sensors 

      Fernández Vallejo, Montserrat Upna; Olier Aguado, David; Zornoza Indart, Ander; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (IEEE, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We experimentally demonstrate a 46-km hybrid network that combine point and distributed Brillouin sensors. The proposed sensor network multiplexes low-cost intensity point sensors based on fiber-optic tapers, which are ...
    • 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 Upna; 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 J. 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 ...
    • Resilient amplified double ring optical networks to multiplex optical fibre sensors 

      Fernández Vallejo, Montserrat Upna; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Urquhart, Paul; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (IEEE / OSA, 2009)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We report the experimental demonstration of two configurations of an amplified optical fibre double ring network for the multiplexing of sensors. The networks are designed to be inherently resilient to fibre failures because ...
    • 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  OpenAccess
      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 ...