• 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
      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 ...
    • 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
      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 ...
    • Sensitivity enhancement experimental demonstration using a low cutoff wavelength SMS modified structure coated with a pH sensitive film 

      Rodríguez-Rodríguez, W.E.; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Rodríguez-Rodríguez, A.J.; Domínguez-Cruz, R.F. (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The multimode interference (MMI) effect in a single mode-multimode-single mode (SMS) can be used fordevelopment of wavelength shift detection based sensors. In this work, the focus is centered on obtainingwavelength shifts ...
    • 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 ...
    • Phase reversal technique applied to fishnet metalenses 

      Pacheco-Peña, Víctor Upna; Minin, Igor V.; Minin, Oleg V.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Hindawi, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, the fishnet metamaterial is applied to several converging metalenses by combining the zoning, reference phase, and phase reversal techniques. First, the zoning and reference phase techniques are implemented ...
    • Label-free wavelength and phase detection based SMS fiber immunosensors optimized with cladding etching 

      Cardona-Maya, Yamile; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Botero-Cadavid, Juan F. (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The performance of E-SMS (Etched Singlemode-Multimode-Singlemode) optical fiber structures as immunosensors has been assessed by the implementation of antibody/antigen immunoassays. Through this procedure it has been ...
    • Long period fiber grating for biosensing: an improved design methodology to enhance add-layer sensitivity 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sankhyabrata; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Basumallick, Nandini; Biswas, Palas; Dey, Tanoy Kumar; Bandyopadhyay, Somnath (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We present our theoretical study on the design of LPFG sensor where its add-layer sensitivity is enhanced. addlayer sensitivity quantifies the sensitivity of the sensor to the changes taking place within few tens of ...
    • Wideband channel modeling for mm-wave inside trains for 5G-related applications 

      Moreno García-Loygorri, Juan; Briso Rodríguez, César; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna; Calvo, César; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; He, Danping; Jiménez, Florentino; González Posadas, Vicente (Hindawi / Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Passenger trains and especially metro trains have been identified as one of the key scenarios for 5G deployments. The wireless channel inside a train car is reported in the frequency range between 26.5GHz and 40GHz. These ...
    • Implementation and operational analysis of an interactive intensive care unit within a smart health context 

      López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Trigo Vilaseca, Jesús Daniel; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Serrano Arriezu, Luis Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the context of hospital management and operation, Intensive Care Units (ICU) are one of the most challenging in terms of time responsiveness and criticality, in which adequate resource management and signal processing ...
    • Ultra-long (290 km) remote interrogation sensor network based on a random distributed feedback fiber laser 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, an interferometric sensor has been interrogated 290 km away from the monitoring station, reaching the longest distance in fiber optic sensing up to date. This has been attained by employing a double-pumped ...
    • A comprehensive model for lithium-ion batteries: from the physical principles to an electrical model 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto; Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna; Sanchís Gúrpide, Pablo Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The growing interest in e-mobility and the increasing installation of renewable energy-based systems are leading to rapid improvements in lithium-ion batteries. In this context, battery manufacturers and engineers require ...
    • Rectangular waveguide filters with meandered topology 

      Teberio Berdún, Fernando Upna; Percaz Ciriza, Jon Mikel Upna; Arregui Padilla, Iván Upna; Martín Iglesias, Petronilo; Lopetegui Beregaña, José María Upna; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper, a new topology for rectangular waveguide bandpass and low-pass filters is presented. A simple, accurate, and robust design technique for these novel meandered waveguide filters is provided. The proposed ...
    • Routing with classical corrugated waveguide low-pass filters with embedded bends 

      Teberio Berdún, Fernando Upna; Percaz Ciriza, Jon Mikel Upna; Arregui Padilla, Iván Upna; Martín Iglesias, Petronilo; Lopetegui Beregaña, José María Upna; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna (EMW Publishing, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A very simple design method to embed routing capabilities in classical corrugated filters is presented in this paper. The method is based on the calculation of the heights and lengths of the so-called filters design ...
    • Parameter-independent control for battery chargers based on virtual impedance emulation 

      Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto; Sanchís Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      An effective battery voltage regulation is fundamental to extend battery lifetime and to avoid overvoltage. However, the design of this regulation is complicated due to the wide battery impedance range, which, when dealing ...
    • Metasurface-based ultrathin carpet cloaks for millimeter waves 

      Orazbayev, Bakhtiyar Upna; Mohammadi Estakhri, Nasim; Alù, Andrea; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A metasurface carpet cloak for millimetre-wave range with polarization independent performance is experimentally demonstrated. It is shown that the cloak is able to mimic the ground plane by fully restoring the amplitude ...
    • Characterization of microring filters for differential group delay applications 

      Doménech, D.; Chamorro Posada, P.; Fraile Pelaez, F.J.; Erro Betrán, María José Upna; Tainta Ausejo, Santiago Upna; Muriel, M.A.; Baños, R.; Bolten, J.; Kleinjans, H. (IEEEOptical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The longitudinal offset technique permits to improve the accuracy of the coupling coefficients of integrated directional couplers and provides designs that can be easily implemented with current fabrication tolerances. ...
    • Nonbianisotropic complementary split ring resonators as angular selective metasurfaces 

      Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, a metasurface with unconventional angular performance and composed by a nonbianisotropic complementary split ring resonator (NB-CSRR) is analyzed numerically and experimentally. A numerical study comparing ...
    • High aperture efficiency wide corrugations bull’s-eye antenna working at 60 GHz 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A full metallic Bull’s-Eye (BE) antenna operating at 60 GHz is numerically and experimentally analyzed. The antenna presents wide grooves, rather than narrow ones, which support higher order resonances that lead to a large ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...