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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adjustment of the fuzzy logic controller parameters of the energy management strategy of a grid-tied domestic electro-thermal microgrid using the Cuckoo search algorithm 

      Arcos Avilés, Diego; García Gutiérrez, Gabriel; Guinjoan Gispert, Francesc; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio María Upna; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena
      During the last century, population growth, together with economic development, has considerably increased the energy demand and, although renewable energies are becoming an alternative, still total energy supply is mainly ...
    • 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 ...
    • Angle-susceptible sensing metasurface in terahertz regime 

      Nikolaev, Nazar A.; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (EDP Sciences, 2018)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Nowadays thin-film coatings and structures are widely used in advanced industrial and scientific ap-plications that makes the tasks of thin-film sensing highly demanded in practice. Last decade, stimulated by progress in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Characterization and capacity dispersion of lithium-ion second-life batteries from electric vehicles 

      Braco Sola, Elisa Upna; San Martín Biurrun, Idoia Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Nowadays, electric vehicle batteries reutilization is considered such as a feasible alternative to recycling, as it allows to benefit from their remaining energy and to enlarge their lifetime. Stationary applications as ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Design of a groove gap waveguide to microstrip inline transition 

      Pérez Escudero, José Manuel Upna; Torres García, Alicia E. Upna; Gonzalo García, Ramón Upna; Ederra Urzainqui, Íñigo Upna (IEEE, 2019)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper the design of an inline transition between microstrip and groove gap waveguide operating at Wband is presented. The transition consists of two sections: a tapered microstrip line and a Chebyshev transformer. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Folded Cascode OTA with 5540 MHzpF/mA FoM 

      Garde Luque, María Pilar Upna; López Martín, Antonio Upna; Carvajal, Ramón G.; Ramírez-Angulo, Jaime (IEEE, 2018)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A micropower single-stage folded cascode amplifier able to drive a wide range of capacitive loads is presented. It features class AB operation and includes power-efficient adaptive biasing techniques, which provide enhanced ...
    • Fuzzy-based energy management of a residential electro-thermal microgrid based on power forecasting 

      Arcos Avilés, Diego; Gordillo, Rodolfo; Guinjoan Gispert, Francesc; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio María Upna; Marietta, Martin P.; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna; Ibarra, Alexander (IEEE, 2018)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, an energy management strategy based on microgrid power forecasting is applied to a residential grid-connected electro-thermal microgrid with the aim of smoothing the power profile exchanged with the grid. ...
    • Gamma radiation measurements using an optical fiber laser 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Stancalie, Andrei; Cabezudo Sánchez-Valverde, Pablo Miguel; Sporea, Dan; Negut, Daniel; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2018)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A fiber ring laser cavity configuration was used to analyze the effect of gamma-irradiation over the performance of different types of erbium doped fibers. Preliminary results validates this method to monitor gamma-radiation ...
    • High sensitivity fiber-optic liquid level sensor using biconical tapered fibers 

      Júdez Colorado, Aitor Upna; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Galarza Galarza, Marko Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2018)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      A liquid level sensor is presented using a biconical tapered standard single-mode fiber, being its main characteristic an outstanding sensitivity for a low cost transducer. Temperature compensation is enabled with the same ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hydrogen educational activities developed by APERNA: a renewable-energy student association 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto Upna; San Martín Biurrun, Idoia Upna; Samanes Pascual, Javier Upna; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio María Upna; Barrios Rípodas, Ernesto Upna; Parra Laita, Íñigo de la Upna; Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna (Asociación Española del Hidrógeno, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we present APERNA, a recently-created student association at Public University of Navarre (UPNA) with the aim of promotion of renewable energies.