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    • CMOS low-voltage indirect current feedback instrumentation amplifiers with improved performance 

      Carrillo, Juan M.; Domínguez, Miguel A.; Pérez Aloe, Raquel; Duque Carrillo, J. Francisco; Cruz Blas, Carlos Aristóteles de la Upna (IEEE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      Indirect current feedback (ICF) is a very common operation principle used in the design of CMOS instrumentation amplifiers (IA). The input and output transconductors required in an ICF IA usually consist on resistive-degenerated ...
    • Overcome the limitations of performance parameters of on-chip antennas based on metasurface and coupled feeding approaches for applications in system-on-chip for THz integrated-circuits 

      Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad; Virdee, Bal S.; See, Chan H.; Abd-Alhameed, Raed; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Limiti, Ernesto (IEEE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      This paper proposes a new solution to improve the performance parameters of on-chip antenna designs on standard CMOS silicon (Si.) technology. The proposed method is based on applying the metasurface technique and exciting ...
    • Low power CMOS chopper preamplifier based on source-degeneration transconductors 

      Cinco Izquierdo, O. J.; Sanz Pascual, M. T.; Cruz Blas, Carlos Aristóteles de la Upna; Calvo López, B. (IEEE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      This paper describes the design of a low-power, low-noise flicker CMOS chopper preamplifier for sensor signal conditioning. The core amplifier and the Gm-C output low pass filter of the proposed fully differential preamplifier ...
    • A novel 0.3-0.31 THz GaAs-based transceiver with on-chip slotted metamaterial antenna based on SIW technology 

      Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad; Virdee, Bal S.; See, Chan H.; Abd-Alhameed, Raed; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Limiti, Ernesto (IEEE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      This paper presents a novel on-chip antenna with fully integrated 0.3-0.31 THz transceiver is implemented on 0.5μm GaAs substrate, and comprises a voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO), a buffer amplifier, a modulator stage, ...
    • Automated reconfigurable antenna impedance for optimum power transfer 

      Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad; Virdee, Bal S.; See, Chan H.; Abd-Alhameed, Raed; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Limiti, Ernesto (IEEE, 2020)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      This paper presents an approach to implement an automatically tuning antenna for optimising power transfer suitable for software defined radio (SDR). Automatic tuning is accomplished using a closed loop impedance tuning ...
    • Latest research on long-range Brillouin distributed sensing 

      Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Mompó Roselló, Juan José Upna (SPIE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We review the latest developments in long-range Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors. The factors that impair the performance of these sensors, particularly in terms of their distance range, are discussed together ...
    • High-speed analysis of SMB2 file sharing traffic without TCP stream reconstruction 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Eduardo Upna; Morató Osés, Daniel Upna; Magaña Lizarrondo, Eduardo Upna; Izal Azcárate, Mikel Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This paper presents a file sharing traffic analysis methodology for Server Message Block (SMB), a common protocol in the corporate environment. The design is focused on improving the traffic analysis rate that can be ...
    • AC/DC millivoltage sensor by means of ITO-coated optical fibers: towards monitoring of biosignals 

      Aginaga Etxamendi, Concepción Isabel Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Fuentes Lorenzo, Omar Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      This contribution shows the monitoring of AC and DC millivoltage signals by means of lossy mode resonances generated by Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) on optical fibers. Sensors were obtained by sputtering ITO thin-films onto 25 ...
    • New approach to suppress mutual coupling between longitudinal-slotted arrays based on SIW antenna loaded with metal-fences working on VHF/UHF frequency-bands: study, investigation, and principle 

      Alibakhshikenari, Mohammad; Virdee, Bal S.; Khalily, Mohsen; See, Chan H.; Abd-Alhameed, Raed; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna; Limiti, Ernesto (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work it is demonstrated that substrate integrated waveguide longitudinal slotted array antenna (SIWLSAA) which is loaded with metal fences exhibits high-isolation across VHF/UHF bands. A reference SIWLSAA used for ...
    • DC capacitance reduction in three-phase photovoltaic inverters by using virtual impedance emulation 

      Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      DC voltage regulation in grid-connected three-phase PV inverters is a fundamental requirement. In order to reduce the influence of the PV non-linear behavior and ensure stability in the whole operating range, the input ...
    • Effective analysis of secure web response time 

      López Romera, Carlos Upna; Morató Osés, Daniel Upna; Magaña Lizarrondo, Eduardo Upna; Izal Azcárate, Mikel Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The measurement of response time in web based applications is a common task for the evaluation of service responsiveness and the detection of network or server problems. Traffic analysis is the most common strategy for ...
    • Critical comparison of energy management algorithms for lithium-ion batteries in renewable power plants 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto Upna; Soto Cabria, Adrián Upna; García Solano, Miguel Upna; Parra Laita, Íñigo de la Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Lithium-ion batteries are gaining importance for a variety of applications due to their price decrease and characteristics improvement. A good energy management strategy is required in order to increase the profitability ...
    • 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 ...
    • Multiplexing optical fiber Fabry-Perot interferometers based on air-microcavities 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Novais, S.; Bravo Acha, Mikel Upna; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Silva, Susana; Frazão, Orlando; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work we demonstrate the multiplexing capability of new optical fiber Fabry-Perot interferometers based on airmicrocavities using a commercial FBG interrogator. Three optimized air-microcavity interferometer sensors ...
    • Investigation on the working point of slope-assisted dynamic Brillouin distributed fiber sensing 

      Feng, Cheng; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Schneider, Thomas (SPIE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, an investigation on the working point of slope-assisted dynamic distributed Brillouin sensing is presented. A comparison has been carried out between the sensing performances achieved at the inflection point ...
    • On the requirements of the power converter for second-life lithium-ion batteries 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto Upna; San Martín Biurrun, Idoia Upna; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio María Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      The use of lithium-ion batteries is increasing year after year, especially in the automotive sector. Given the high requirements of electric vehicles, their energy storage systems are discarded when they still have around ...
    • Active damping based on the capacitor voltage positive-feedback for grid-connected power converters with LCL filter 

      Samanes Pascual, Javier Upna; Gubía Villabona, Eugenio Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      The capacitor voltage positive-feedback is a widely extended active damping strategy. It can effectively damp the LCL output filter resonant poles for low ratios of resonance to sampling frequencies. However, the existing ...
    • Analysis of the main battery characterization techniques and experimental comparison of commercial 18650 Li-ion cells 

      Soto Cabria, Adrián Upna; Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Over the coming years, major growth in the use of Li-ion batteries is expected, both in electric mobility as well as in stationary applications, be it in self-consumption systems and micro grids or in large renewable power ...
    • Characterization of 3D-printed choke horn antenna for 5G backhaul applications 

      Biurrun Quel, Carlos Upna; Lacombe, Elsa; Gianesello,Frederic; Luxe, Cyril; Río Bocio, Carlos del Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The 200 and 320 GHz frequency band constitutes an interesting window with approximately constant attenuation, which could potentially have applications in the area of ultrahigh-capacity wireless links. The user's demand ...
    • Economic analysis of residential PV self-consumption systems with Li-ion batteries under different billing scenarios 

      Galilea Gil, Carlos Upna; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio María Upna; Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      In this paper, an economic analysis for four houses with a PV self-consumption system with and without Li-ion batteries is carried out. In particular three different ways of sizing PV and batteries are analyzed under three ...