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    • ECOAL project: delivering solutions for integrated monitoring of coal-related fires supported on optical fiber sensing technology 

      Ribeiro, Joana; Viveiros, Duarte; Ferreira, João; López Gil, Alexia; Domínguez López, Alejandro; Martins, Hugo F.; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Duarte, Lia; Rodrigues Pinto, Ana Margarida Upna; Martín López, Sonia; Baierl, Hardy; Jamier, Raphael; Rougier, Sébastien; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Teodoro, Ana Cláudia; Gonçalves, José Alberto; Esteban, Óscar; Santos, José Luís; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; González Herráez, Miguel; Baptista, José Manuel; Flores, Deolinda (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The combustion of coal wastes resulting from mining is of particular environmental concern, and the importance of proper management involving real-time assessment of their status and identification of probable evolution ...
    • Fiber cavity ring down and gain amplification effect 

      Silva, Susana; Magalhães, Regina; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Marques, M. B.; Frazão, Orlando (Springer Nature, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The effect of an erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA) placed inside the fiber ring of a cavity ring down (CRD) configuration is studied. The limitations and advantages of this configuration are discussed, and the study of ...
    • 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
      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; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Galarza Galarza, Marko; 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 ...
    • Influence of saturable absorbers on fiber ring laser sensors 

      Rodríguez Cobo, L.; Quintela, M. A.; Ruiz Lombera, Rubén; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; López Higuera, José Miguel (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a fiber ring laser sensor has been employed to analyze the influence of passive Er-doped fiber acting as saturable absorber. Lasing modes of fiber ring lasers can be reduced by properly locating a saturable ...
    • Long-range hybrid network with point and distributed Brillouin sensors using Raman amplification 

      Zornoza Indart, Ander; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2010)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We propose a novel concept for hybrid networks that combine point and distributed Brillouin sensors in a cost-effective architecture that also deploys remote distributed Raman amplification to extend the sensing range. A ...
    • 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 ...
    • Modulated fiber ring laser and its application in high-sensitivity temperature sensors 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Tainta Ausejo, Santiago Upna; Erro Betrán, María José Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This work presents an experimental demonstration of a scheme based on an internally modulated fiber ring laser for high-sensitivity temperature sensing. The attained temperature resolution has been as low as ± 2pm even ...
    • 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 ...
    • Random fiber lasers: application to fiber optic sensors networks 

      López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Miguel Soto, Verónica de; Bravo Acha, Mikel Upna; Fernández Vallejo, Montserrat Upna; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Recently, random mirrors have been proposed as a method to create fiber laser cavities. This kind of cavity is based on cooperative Rayleigh scattering, which is generated along a fiber due to the material inhomogeneities ...
    • Robust fiber-optic sensor networks 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Fernández Vallejo, Montserrat Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Springer, 2012)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The ability to operate despite failure will become increasingly important as the use of optical sensor networks grows, and the amount of sensing information to be handled by a sensor network is increasing, especially for ...
    • Simultaneous measurement of humidity and vibration based on a nanowire sensor system using Fast Fourier Transform technique 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; López Bautista, María del Carmen; Esteban, Óscar; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (IEEEOptical Society of America, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      This paper presents a new sensor system for vibration and relative humidity measurements based on its interaction with the evanescent field of a microwire. The interrogation of the sensing head is carried out by monitoring ...
    • Single-longitudinal-mode dual wavelength-switchable fiber laser based on superposed fiber bragg gratings 

      Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Rodriguez-Cobo, L.; Quintela, M. A.; López Higuera, José Miguel; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (IEEE, 2015)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      n this work, a simple switchable dual-wavelength short-cavity fiber laser operating in a single-longitudinal-mode regime at room temperature and based on superposed fiber Bragg gratings is proposed and experimentally ...
    • Tunable SESAM-based mode-locked soliton fiber laser in linear cavity by axial-strain applied to a FBG 

      Aporta, I.; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; Quintela, M. A.; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; López Higuera, José Miguel (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A self-started stable tunable mode-locked (ML) soliton fiber laser in a linear cavity structure composed by commercial passive elements is presented in this paper. It is based on the combination of an Erbium doped fiber ...
    • Virtual FBGs using saturable absorbers for sensing with fiber lasers 

      Rodríguez Cobo, L.; Pérez Herrera, Rosa Ana Upna; Quintela, M. A.; Ruiz Lombera, Rubén; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; López Higuera, José Miguel (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The spectral narrowing of Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs) introduced by unpumped Er-doped fiber (EDF) was analyzed for fiber lasers (FL). Owing to spatial hole burning (SHB), the spectral response of a virtual FBG can be ...