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    • Detection of ethanol in human breath using optical fiber long period grating coated with metal-organic frameworks 

      Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Hromadka, Jiri; Tokay, Begum; Correia, Ricardo; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Morgan, Stephen P.; Korposh, Sergiy (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      An optical fiber sensor for ethanol detection in exhaled breath has been developed. It has been fabricated by functionalizing a Long Period Grating with a metal-organic framework, ZIF-8. The sensor’s response was tested ...
    • Development of advanced structures for optical fiber lasers and sensors 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna (2015)   Tesis doctoral / Doktoretza tesia  OpenAccess
      Desde la irrupción de la fibra óptica en las telecomunicaciones, han surgido multitud de desarrollos basados en sus propiedades. Así, en las últimas décadas, la rápida evolución de los sistemas basados en fibra óptica, así ...
    • ESA-based in-fiber nanocavity for hydrogen–peroxide detection 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Claus, Richard O. (IEEE, 2005)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A fiber-optic sensor sensitive to hydrogen peroxide has been designed based on the electrostatic layer-by-layer selfassembly method. Prussian blue has been deposited in a polymeric structure formed by Poly(allylamine ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • An in-reflection strain sensing head based on a Hi-Bi photonic crystal fiber 

      Rota Rodrigo, Sergio Upna; Rodrigues Pinto, Ana Margarida Upna; Bravo Acha, Mikel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2013)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A photonic crystal fiber-based sensing head is proposed for strain measurements. The sensor comprises a Hi-Bi PCF sensing head to measure interferometric signals in-reflection. An experimental background study of ...
    • 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: ...
    • Sources of noise in Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers 

      Urricelqui Polvorinos, Javier Upna; Soto, Marcelo A.; Thévenaz, Luc (SPIE, 2015)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      This paper presents a thorough study of the different sources of noise affecting Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers (BOTDA), providing a deep insight into the understanding of the fundamental limitations of this kind ...
    • Strategies for fabrication of hydrogen peroxide sensors based on electrostatic self-assembly (ESA) method 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Echeverría Morrás, Jesús Upna; Claus, Richard O. (Elsevier, 2004)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      An optical fiber sensor has been fabricated for detection of 5 M–0.1mM concentrations of hydrogen peroxide with a linear response. The deposition method used is electrostatic self-assembly (ESA) of polymer cationic and ...
    • Study of optical fiber sensors for cryogenic temperature measurements 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Beato López, Juan Jesús; Pérez de Landazábal Berganzo, José Ignacio; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, the performance of five different fiber optic sensors at cryogenic temperatures has been analyzed. A photonic crystal fiber Fabry-Pérot interferometer, two Sagnac interferometers, a commercial fiber Bragg ...
    • Volatile organic compound optical fiber sensors: a review 

      Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Bariáin Aisa, Cándido Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2006)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Volatile organic compound (VOC) detection is a topic of growing interest with applications in diverse fields, ranging from environmental uses to the food or chemical industries. Optical fiber VOC sensors offering new and ...
    • Wavelength and phase detection based SMS fiber sensors optimized with etching and nanodeposition 

      Cardona-Maya, Yamile; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Botero-Cadavid, Juan F. (IEEE, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The development of an optical fiber refractometer by hydrogen fluoride etching and sputtering deposition of a thin-film of indium tin oxide on a single-mode-multimode-single-mode fiber structure has been analyzed with ...