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  • 3D arrayed microwave tomographic system for medical imaging 

    Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Gedda, F.; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Blanch Boris, Sebastián (2010)
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    In this paper, a combined tomographic imaging system comprising the rotation of a multiplexed linear antenna array around the object under test is designed. With this system a cylindrical sampling is obtained, allowing to ...
  • 3D UWB magnitude-combined tomographic imaging for biomedical applications. Algorithm validation 

    Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2011-06)
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    Biomedical microwave imaging is a topic of continuous research for its potential in different areas especially in breast cancer detection. In this paper, 3D UWB Magnitude-Combined tomographic algorithm is assessed for ...
  • A combined spectral-parabolic equation approach for propagation prediction in tunnels 

    Izquierdo Fernandez, Benjamin; Alonso, Javier; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2010)
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    Several techniques can be used to study electromagnetic propagation in tunnels. A combination of two of such techniques is presented in this paper to model propagation inside a rectangular tunnel. They are combined in ...
  • Antenna input impedance measurement using multi-load MST 

    Romeu Robert, Jordi; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Bolomey, Jean Charles; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    This paper presents the practical use of modulated scatterer technique (MST) for the measurement of the antenna input impedance using a multi-load automatic switching device, and it also includes the analysis of the ...
  • Broadband conductivity of graphene from DC to THz 

    Rouhi, N.; Jain, D.; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Brown, E.; Burke, P.J. (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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    In this paper for the first time we have studied the broadband sheet conductance of few-layer graphene on single-crystal quartz substrate. Few-layer graphene was grown on Nickel coated Si wafers and transferred to the ...
  • Efficient parametric characterization of the dynamic performance of an RFID IC 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, J.Ch (2012)
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    In this letter, a measurement technique for a complete parametric characterization of the input impedance of an RFID IC is presented. The use of an SPDT switch to modulate the signal from the network analyzer provides ...
  • Enhancing RFID sensing capabilities: multi-load backscattering 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, Jean Charles (2013)
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    This conference paper presents some experimental results using the concept of an multi-loaded enhanced RFID tag capable of switching between different loads to fully determine the input impedance of the RFID tag antenna ...
  • Increased dynamic range for RFID EM-field measurements 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Bolomey, Jean Charles (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper presents a new methodology to measure the electromagnetic (EM) field using RFID tags, overcoming the limitations in dynamic range arisen by the conventional excitation of RFID tags. The methodology consists in ...
  • Multiport multiband coupling minimization for miniature antennas 

    Serrano, Raquel; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2009)
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    The equations governing the multiport multiband antennas are analyzed in this paper with the objective of drawing the design guidelines for low coupling small antennas. Those guidelines have been applied in the design and ...
  • Near Field RFID Sensing and Imaging 

    Jofre Roca, Lluís; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, J.Ch (2009)
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    There is a growing need for designing small self-powered devices, able to sense and deliver accurate information on the eld distribution around or inside complex media for monitoring and imaging purposes. Industrial, ...
  • Optical signal processor for millimeter-wave interferometric radiometry 

    Nova Lavado, Enrique; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Torres Torres, Francisco; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-05)
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    In interferometric radiometry, the correlations between all pairs of radio-frequency (RF) receivers must be performed in order to obtain the scene visibilities. This represents a cumbersome problem in passive imaging where ...
  • Passive RFID based sensing 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, J.Ch. (IEEE, 2011)
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    The principle of communication of passive RFID, which relies on the Modulated Scattering Technique (MST) to transmit the information from the tag to the reader, opens a way to enable conventional RFID for sensing purposes, ...
  • Preliminar propagation and MIMO experiments in train tunnels at 5.8GHz 

    Alonso, Javier; Izquierdo Fernandez, Benjamin; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
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    In this paper, a complete set-up to subway radio propagation measurement at L and C Band is presented. This set-up has been tested at a real subway tunnel with a special structural characteristics allowing propagation path ...
  • RFID array probe for EM-field measurements 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Bolomey, J.Ch; Romeu Robert, Jordi (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-06)
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  • RFID array sensing 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, J.Ch (2010)
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    In this paper the use of RFID tags for the measurement of physical parameters in a distributed set of points is presented. Experimental results for two different scenarios are presented; the first uses a 2D RFID array to ...
  • RFID based probes for EM-field measurements 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Massud, Muhammad; Serrano, Raquel; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Bolomey, J.Ch; Jofre Roca, Lluís (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
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    In this paper the use of RFID for EM field measurement is studied. A novel RFID antenna with high tuning capabilities is presented and measured, and it is used in combination with several RFID IC to measure the EM ...
  • RFID multiantenna systems for wireless communications and sensing 

    Capdevila Cascante, Santiago (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02-15)
    Doctoral thesis
  • Teraherz subsurface imaging system 

    Nova, Enrique; Abril, Jordi; Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Broquetas Ibars, Antoni; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2010)
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    A subsurface imaging system based on a terahertz time-domain spectrometer (THz-TDS) is described in this paper. The system performance has been simulated in terms of spatial resolution, penetration capabilities and SNR. ...
  • The “challenging” world of Terahertz radiation and imaging 

    Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Abril, Jordi; Nova, Enrique; Alonso, Maria (2011)
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    THz propagation through materials may reveal unique macroscopic and physical properties of their internal structure without the damage associated with ionizing radiation. The generation, radiation, and detection of THz ...
  • Toward 3D UWB tomographie imaging system for breast tumor detection 

    Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2010)
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    A novel 3D tomographic algorithm for short range cylindrical geometries using UWB frequency range is presented. The algorithm has been applied to breast tumor detection, nevertheless, its non application-specific character ...