• Label-free wavelength and phase detection based SMS fiber immunosensors optimized with cladding etching 

      Cardona-Maya, Yamile; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Botero-Cadavid, Juan F. (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The performance of E-SMS (Etched Singlemode-Multimode-Singlemode) optical fiber structures as immunosensors has been assessed by the implementation of antibody/antigen immunoassays. Through this procedure it has been ...
    • Long period fiber grating for biosensing: an improved design methodology to enhance add-layer sensitivity 

      Bandyopadhyay, Sankhyabrata; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Basumallick, Nandini; Biswas, Palas; Dey, Tanoy Kumar; Bandyopadhyay, Somnath (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We present our theoretical study on the design of LPFG sensor where its add-layer sensitivity is enhanced. addlayer sensitivity quantifies the sensitivity of the sensor to the changes taking place within few tens of ...
    • Optimized strain long-period fiber grating (LPFG) sensors operating at the dispersion turning point 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Fuentes, Omar; Chiavaioli, Francesco; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Two phenomena for enhancing the sensitivity of longperiod fiber gratings are combined toward an increase of the sensitivity to strain of this type of devices: the dispersion turning point (DTP) and the cladding diameter ...
    • 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, A.J.; 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 ...
    • Nanofabrication of phase-shifted Bragg gratings on the end facet of multimode fiber towards development of optical filters and sensors 

      Gallego, E.E.; Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This work describes the process of nanofabrication of phase-shifted Bragg gratings on the end facet of a multimode optical fiber with a pulsed DC sputtering system based on a single target. Several structures have been ...
    • Phase reversal technique applied to fishnet metalenses 

      Pacheco-Peña, Víctor Upna; Minin, Igor V.; Minin, Oleg V.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Hindawi, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, the fishnet metamaterial is applied to several converging metalenses by combining the zoning, reference phase, and phase reversal techniques. First, the zoning and reference phase techniques are implemented ...
    • Ku band low profile asymmetric Bull’s-Eye antenna with reduced side lobes and monopole feeding 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Torres García, Alicia E. Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper, a linearly polarized low profile and asymmetric Bull’s-Eye leaky wave antenna fed by a monopole operating at 13 GHz is presented. Broadside radiation from the monopole is achieved by surrounding it with an ...
    • Implementation and operational analysis of an interactive intensive care unit within a smart health context 

      López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Trigo Vilaseca, Jesús Daniel; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Serrano Arriezu, Luis Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In the context of hospital management and operation, Intensive Care Units (ICU) are one of the most challenging in terms of time responsiveness and criticality, in which adequate resource management and signal processing ...
    • Parameter-independent control for battery chargers based on virtual impedance emulation 

      Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto; Sanchís Gúrpide, Pablo Upna; Marroyo Palomo, Luis Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      An effective battery voltage regulation is fundamental to extend battery lifetime and to avoid overvoltage. However, the design of this regulation is complicated due to the wide battery impedance range, which, when dealing ...
    • Routing with classical corrugated waveguide low-pass filters with embedded bends 

      Teberio Berdún, Fernando Upna; Percaz Ciriza, Jon Mikel Upna; Arregui Padilla, Iván Upna; Martín Iglesias, Petronilo; Lopetegui Beregaña, José María Upna; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna (EMW Publishing, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A very simple design method to embed routing capabilities in classical corrugated filters is presented in this paper. The method is based on the calculation of the heights and lengths of the so-called filters design ...
    • Ultra-long (290 km) remote interrogation sensor network based on a random distributed feedback fiber laser 

      Miguel Soto, Verónica de; Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, an interferometric sensor has been interrogated 290 km away from the monitoring station, reaching the longest distance in fiber optic sensing up to date. This has been attained by employing a double-pumped ...
    • Wideband channel modeling for mm-wave inside trains for 5G-related applications 

      Moreno García-Loygorri, Juan; Briso Rodríguez, César; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna; Calvo, César; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; He, Danping; Jiménez, Florentino; González Posadas, Vicente (Hindawi / Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Passenger trains and especially metro trains have been identified as one of the key scenarios for 5G deployments. The wireless channel inside a train car is reported in the frequency range between 26.5GHz and 40GHz. These ...
    • Rectangular waveguide filters with meandered topology 

      Teberio Berdún, Fernando Upna; Percaz Ciriza, Jon Mikel Upna; Arregui Padilla, Iván Upna; Martín Iglesias, Petronilo; Lopetegui Beregaña, José María Upna; Gómez Laso, Miguel Ángel Upna; Arnedo Gil, Israel Upna (IEEE, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper, a new topology for rectangular waveguide bandpass and low-pass filters is presented. A simple, accurate, and robust design technique for these novel meandered waveguide filters is provided. The proposed ...
    • A comprehensive model for lithium-ion batteries: from the physical principles to an electrical model 

      Berrueta Irigoyen, Alberto; Urtasun Erburu, Andoni Upna; Ursúa Rubio, Alfredo Upna; Sanchís Gúrpide, Pablo Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The growing interest in e-mobility and the increasing installation of renewable energy-based systems are leading to rapid improvements in lithium-ion batteries. In this context, battery manufacturers and engineers require ...
    • 3D-printed 96 GHz bull’s-eye antenna with off-axis beaming 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Maci, Stefano; Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Reducing the profile, footprint and weight of antennas embarked on aircrafts, drones or satellites has been a long pursued objective. Here we tackle this issue by developing a millimeter-wave 96 GHz elliptical Bull’s-Eye ...
    • Annular apertures in metallic screens as extraordinary transmission and frequency selective surface structures 

      Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Rodríguez Berral, Raúl; Mesa, Francisco; Medina, Francisco; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A 2-D periodic array of annular apertures (or ring slots) is studied using an accurate circuit model. The model accounts for distributed and dynamic effects associated with the excitation of high-order modes operating above ...
    • Wideband backscattering reduction at terahertz using compound reflection grating 

      Orazbayev, Bakhtiyar Upna; Rodríguez Ulibarri, Pablo Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Backscattering reduction is usually achieved by using either absorbers or diffractions gratings at the expense of a narrow bandwidth. In this paper, we propose a different strategy based on a metallic compound reflection ...
    • Experimental realization of an epsilon-near-zero graded-index metalens at terahertz frequencies 

      Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Engheta, Nader; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Gentselev, Alexandr; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (American Physical Society, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The terahertz band has been historically hindered by the lack of efficient generators and detectors, but a series of recent breakthroughs have helped to effectively close the “terahertz gap.” A rapid development of terahertz ...
    • Luminescence-based optical sensors fabricated by means of the layer-by-layer nano-assembly technique 

      Acha Morrás, Nerea de Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Luminescence-based sensing applications range from agriculture to biology, including medicine and environmental care, which indicates the importance of this technique as a detection tool. Luminescent optical sensors are ...
    • 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 ...