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    • Title enhancement of the sensitivity of a volatile organic compounds MOF-sensor by means of its structure 

      López Torres, Diego Upna; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we experimentally compare several core structures of Microstructured Optical Fibers (MOFs) for low-finesse Fabry-Pérot (FP) sensors. These sensors are designed for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) measurements. ...
    • Brillouin optical time-domain analyzer for extended sensing range using probe dithering and cyclic coding 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We present an enhanced performance Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensor that uses dual probes waves with optical frequency modulation and cyclic coding. The frequency modulation serves to increase the probe power ...
    • 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 ...
    • Etched and nanocoated SMS fiber sensor for detection of salinity concentration 

      Cardona-Maya, Yamile; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Botero-Cadavid, Juan F. (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      An optical fibre refractometer has been developed by etching and deposition of a thin film of indium tin oxide (ITO) on a single-mode-multimode-single-mode (SMS) fibre structure. The interference between modes in this ...
    • Monitoring the etching process in LPFGs towards development of highly sensitive sensors 

      Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Cruz, José Luis; Socorro Leránoz, Abián Bentor Upna; Díaz Lucas, Silvia Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, the monitoring of the etching process up to a diameter of 30 µm of two LPFG structures has been compared, one of them had initially 125 µm, whereas the second one had 80 µm. By tracking the wavelength shift ...
    • Zuntz optikoan oinarritutako sentsoreen prestazioen muga-efektu berria, egituren egoera monitorizatzea helburu 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Udako Euskal Unibertsitatea, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Brillouin denbora-eremu optikoaren analisian (BOTDA) oinarritutako sentsoreak estruktura handien (120 km luzerako estrukturak) deformazioa eta tenperatura neurtzeko gaitasuna dute, metro bateko bereizmen espazialarekin. ...
    • Enhancement of signal-to-noise ratio in Brillouin optical time domain analyzers by dual-probe detection 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We demonstrate a simple technique to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in Brillouin optical time-domain analysis sensors by the addition of gain and loss processes. The technique is based on the shift of the pump ...
    • Characterization of near-ground radio propagation channel for wireless sensor network with application in smart agriculture 

      Klaina, Hicham; Alejos, Ana; Aghzout, Otman; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this contribution, we present a narrowband radio channel model for a scenario wherein the radio link operates under near-ground conditions, occurring on a ZigBee wireless sensor networks applied to smart agriculture. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Simultaneous and quasi-independent strain and temperature sensor based on microstructured optical fiber 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, a new sensor system for simultaneous and quasi-independent strain and temperature measurements is presented. The interrogation of the sensing head has been carried out by monitoring the FFT phase variations ...
    • 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 ...
    • Detrimental effects in Brillouin distributed sensors caused by EDFA transient 

      Feng, Cheng; Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Mariñelarena Ollacarizqueta, Jon Upna; Schneider, Thomas; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna (Optical Society of AmericaIEEE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      We investigate the deleterious effect and the error in Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers induced by the combination of a low extinction ratio pulse generation with the transient behavior of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers.
    • Optical power-based interrogation of plasmonic tilted fiber Bragg grating biosensors 

      González Vila, Á.; López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; Kinet, D.; Mégret, P.; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Caucheteur, C. (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Two interrogation techniques for plasmonic tilted fiber Bragg grating sensors are reported and experimentally tested. Typical interrogation methods are usually based on tracking the wavelength shift of the most sensitive ...
    • Interferometric vs wavelength selective 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 (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a preliminary study of the behavior of two different interferometric fiber optic sensors and two different wavelength selective fiber optic sensors is performed. A photonic cristal fiber Fabry-Pérot interferometer, ...
    • Polyaniline deposition on tilted fiber Bragg grating for pH sensing 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; González Vila, Á.; Debliquy, M.; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna; Caucheteur, C.; Lahem, D. (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, we present the results of a new pH sensor based on a polyaniline (PAni) coating on the surface of a tilted fiber Bragg grating. The pH-sensitive PAni was deposited by in situ chemical oxidative polymerization. ...
    • Simultaneous temperature and vibration monitoring using an all-PM fiber loop mirror interferometer 

      Leandro González, Daniel Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, an all-polarization maintaining fiber loop mirror interferometer is presented and validated as vibration and temperature sensor without crosstalk between measurands. The system is entirely built using ...
    • Relative humidity multi-point optical sensors system based on Fast Fourier multiplexing technique 

      López Aldaba, Aitor Upna; López Torres, Diego Upna; Elosúa Aguado, César Upna; Auguste, Jean-Louis; Jamier, Raphael; Roy, Philippe; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; López-Amo Sáinz, Manuel Upna (SPIE, 2017)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this paper, a new multipoint optical fiber system for relative humidity measurements based on Sn02-FP (Fabry-Pérot) sensing heads and an optical interrogator as single active device is presented and characterized. The ...
    • Implementation and analysis of a wireless sensor network-based pet location monitoring system for domestic scenarios 

      Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Santesteban Martínez de Morentin, Daniel; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      The flexibility of new age wireless networks and the variety of sensors to measure a high number of variables, lead to new scenarios where anything can be monitored by small electronic devices, thereby implementing Wireless ...
    • Characterization of radio propagation channel in urban vehicle to infrastructure environments to support WSNs 

      Granda, Fausto; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Vargas Rosales, César; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      Vehicular ad hoc Networks (VANETs) enable vehicles to communicate with each other as well as with roadside units (RSUs). Although there is a significant research effort in radio channel modelling focused in vehicle to ...
    • Analysis of bluetooth-based wireless sensor networks performance in hospital environments 

      López Iturri, Peio Upna; Led Ramos, Santiago Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Serrano Arriezu, Luis Javier Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Contribución a congreso / Biltzarrerako ekarpena  OpenAccess
      In this work, a method to analyze the performance of Bluetooth-based Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) deployed within hospital environments is presented. Due to the complexity that this kind of scenarios exhibit in terms of ...