• Ku band low profile asymmetric Bull’s-Eye antenna with reduced side lobes and monopole feeding 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Torres García, Alicia E.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      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 ...
    • Extraordinary THz transmission with a small beam spot: the leaky wave mechanism 

      Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The discovery of extraordinary optical transmission (EOT) through patterned metallic foils in the late 1990s was decisive for the development of plasmonics and cleared the path to employ small apertures for a variety of ...
    • Application of two different methods for extending lattice-valued restricted equivalence functions used for constructing similarity measures on L-fuzzy sets 

      Palmeira, Eduardo S.; Bedregal, Benjamin; Bustince Sola, Humberto; Paternain Dallo, Daniel; Miguel Turullols, Laura (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Based on previous investigations, we have proposed two different methods to extend lattice-valued fuzzy connectives (t-norms, t-conorms, negations and implications) and other related operators, considering a generalized ...
    • Optimized strain long-period fiber grating (LPFG) sensors operating at the dispersion turning point 

      Del Villar, Ignacio; Fuentes, Omar; Chiavaioli, Francesco; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      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 ...
    • 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; 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Experimental and computational study on thermoelectric generators using thermosyphons with phase change as heat exchangers 

      Araiz Vega, Miguel Upna; Martínez Echeverri, Álvaro Upna; Astrain Ulibarrena, David Upna; Aranguren Garacochea, Patricia Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      An important issue in thermoelectric generators is the thermal design of the heat exchangers since it can improve their performance by increasing the heat absorbed or dissipated by the thermoelectric modules. Due to its ...
    • 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 ...
    • Response of complementary split ring resonators in composite stratified substrate integrated waveguide 

      Pérez Escudero, José Manuel Upna; Jarauta Ayensa, Eduardo Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (American Institute of Physics, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this work, the behavior of a Complementary Split Ring Resonator (CSRR) operating within the quasi-static resonance regime and embedded in a composite stratified Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) with two different ...
    • Nonbianisotropic complementary split ring resonators as angular selective metasurfaces 

      Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      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 ...
    • Mid-infrared spectroscopy (MIR) for simultaneous determination of fat and protein content in meat of several animal species 

      Lozano Saiz, María; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Echeverría Morrás, Jesús Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Sorolla Ayza, Mario Upna; Beriain Apesteguía, María José Upna (Springer, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The aim of this research was to study the application of MIR spectroscopy as an alternative to conventional methods to determine fat and protein content. Samples of the main species used to produce meat products were ...
    • Experimental realization of an epsilon-near-zero graded-index metalens at terahertz frequencies 

      Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Engheta, Nader; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Gentselev, Alexandr; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (American Physical Society, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The terahertz band has been historically hindered by the lack of efficient generators and detectors, but a series of recent breakthroughs have helped to effectively close the “terahertz gap.” A rapid development of terahertz ...
    • An algorithm for group decision making using n -dimensional fuzzy sets, admissible orders and OWA operators 

      Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; Sesma Sara, Mikel Upna; Elkano Ilintxeta, Mikel Upna; Asiain Ollo, María José Upna; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper we propose an algorithm to solve group decision making problems using n -dimensional fuzzy sets, namely, sets in which the membership degree of each element to the set is given by an in- creasing tuple of n ...
    • Wideband backscattering reduction at terahertz using compound reflection grating 

      Orazbayev, Bakhtiyar Upna; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Backscattering reduction is usually achieved by using either absorbers or diffractions gratings at the expense of a narrow bandwidth. In this paper, we propose a different strategy based on a metallic compound reflection ...
    • Binary relations coming from solutions of functional equations: orderings and fuzzy subsets 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban; Abrísqueta Usaola, Francisco Javier (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      We analyze the main properties of binary relations, defined o n a nonempty set, that arise in a natural way when dealing with real-valued functions that satisfy certain classical functional equations on two variables. We ...
    • Non-local effects in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Mompó Roselló, Juan José Upna; Mariñelarena Ollazcarizqueta, Jon; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors have great potential to provide distributed measurements of temperature and strain over large structures with high spatial resolution and measurement precision. However, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Recent developments in fiber optics humidity sensors 

      Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz , Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A wide range of applications such as health, human comfort, agriculture, food processing and storage, and electronic manufacturing, among others, require fast and accurate measurement of humidity. Sensors based on optical ...
    • Humidity sensor based on Bragg gratings developed on the end facet of an optical fiber by sputtering of one single material 

      Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz , Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The refractive index of sputtered indium oxide nanocoatings has been altered just by changing the sputtering parameters, such as pressure. These induced changes have been exploited for the generation of a grating on the ...