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    • An antibacterial coating based on a polymer/sol-gel hybrid matrix loaded with silver nanoparticles 

      Rivero Fuente, Pedro José Upna; Urrutia Azcona, Aitor Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Springer, 2011)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work a novel antibacterial surface composed of an organic-inorganic hybrid matrix of tetraorthosilicate and a polyelectrolyte is presented. A precursor solution of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS) and poly(acrylic acid ...
    • Contribución al desarrollo de refractómetros de fibra óptica basados en resonancias de modos con pérdidas 

      Sánchez Zábal, Pedro (2017)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      El desarrollo de nuevos materiales y métodos de deposición a escala nanométrica ha supuesto una auténtica revolución en muchas disciplinas de la investigación. En particular, los recubrimientos nanoestructurados permiten ...
    • Design rules for lossy mode resonance based sensors 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Fernández Valdivielso, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Lossy mode resonances can be obtained in the transmission spectrum of cladding removed multimode optical fiber coated with a thin-film. The sensitivity of these devices to changes in the properties of the coating or the ...
    • A fiber optic ammonia sensor using a universal pH indicator 

      Rodríguez Rodríguez, Adolfo Josué; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Cruz, René; May Arrioja, Daniel A. (MDPI, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A universal pH indicator is used to fabricate a fiber optic ammonia sensor. The advantage of this pH indicator is that it exhibits sensitivity to ammonia over a broad wavelength range. This provides a differential response, ...
    • Fiber-optic lossy mode resonance sensors 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Goicoechea Fernández, Javier Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Rivero Fuente, Pedro José 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; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2014)   Contribución a Congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In the last 4 years, experimental evidences about the potential use of optical sensors based on Lossy Mode Resonances (LMR) have been presented in the literature. These LMR sensors have some similarities with Surface ...
    • Gasohol quality control for real time applications by means of a multimode interference fiber sensor 

      Rodríguez Rodríguez, Adolfo Josué; Baldovino Pantaleón, Óscar; Cruz, René; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; May Arrioja, Daniel A. (MDPI, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work we demonstrate efficient quality control of a variety of gasoline and ethanol (gasohol) blends using a multimode interference (MMI) fiber sensor. The operational principle relies on the fact that the addition ...
    • Generation of lossy mode resonances by deposition of high-refractive-index coatings on uncladded multimode optical fibers 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Sánchez Zábal, Pedro Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Fernández Valdivielso, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A comparative study of lossy mode resonances generated by depositing two different materials is presented. The two materials selected are indium tin oxide (ITO) and indium oxide. The two materials present different ...
    • Generation of lossy mode resonances with absorbing thin-films 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The generation of lossy mode resonances with absorbing thin-films is analyzed with electromagnetic theory. The main differences with surface plasmon resonances are presented and some rules are given towards an optimum ...
    • Generation of surface plasmon resonance and lossy mode resonance by thermal treatment of ITO thin-films 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Sanchez, Pedro; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2014)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Silicon wafers coated with IndiumTinOxide (ITO) by application of sputtering technique have been characterized after different post-annealing techniques, showing that this last factor is critical for the quality of the ...
    • Giant sensitivity of optical fiber sensors by means of lossy moderesonance 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Here we show an optical refractometer with a giant sensitivity of 304,360 nm per refractive index unit(nm/RIU). This sensitivity corresponds to a resolution of 3.28 × 10−9RIU if a standard optical spectrumanalyzer with a ...
    • High sensitive refractometers based on lossy mode resonances (LMRs) supported by ITO coated D-shaped optical fibers 

      Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Optical Society of America, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Tin doped indium oxide (ITO) coatings fabricated onto D-shaped optical fibers are presented as the supporting medium for Lossy Mode Resonances (LMRs) generation. The characteristic geometry of ITO-coated D-shaped optical ...
    • Is there a frontier in sensitivity with lossy mode resonance (LMR) based refractometers? 

      Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A tin dioxide thin layer has been studied in order to improve the sensitivity of lossy mode resonances (LMR) based sensors. The effects of the thin film thickness and the polarization of light in a SnO2 coated D-shaped ...
    • Lossy mode resonance generation with indium tin oxide coated optical fibers for sensing applications 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Surface plasmon resonances and lossy mode resonances can be generated with Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) coated optical fibers. Both phenomena are analyzed and compared. Lossy mode resonances present important advantages: ...
    • Lossy mode resonance optical sensors based on indium-gallium-zinc oxide thin film 

      Ozcariz Celaya, Aritz Upna; Dominik, Magdalena; Smietana, Mateusz; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco javier Upna (Elsevier, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This work discusses an application of electrically conductive and optically transparent indium-gallium-zinc oxide (IGZO) thin films for fabrication of lossy mode resonance (LMR) based optical fiber refractometers. The films ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • Optical fiber sensors based on nanostructured materials for environmental applications 

      Rodríguez Rodríguez, Adolfo Josué (2014)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      La contaminación ambiental es la presencia de agentes físicos, químicos o biológicos presentes en el agua, suelo y aire; siendo perjudiciales para la salud de las personas, así como para la vida vegetal y animal. Las ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optimization in nanocoated D-shaped optical fiber sensors 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Nanocoated D-shaped optical fibers have been proven as effective sensors. Here, we show that the full width at half minimum (FWHM) of lossy mode resonance can be reduced by optimizing the nanocoating width, thickness and ...
    • Resonances in coated long period fiber gratings and cladding removed multimode optical fibers: a comparative study 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Hernáez Sáenz de Zaitigui, Miguel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Optical Society of America, 2010)    OpenAccess
      Two optical fiber devices have been coated in parallel: a long period fiber grating (LPFG) and a cladding-removed multimode optical fiber (CRMOF). The progressive coating of the LPFG by means of the layer-by-layer ...
    • 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, Adolfo Josué; 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 ...