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  • Broadcast-enabled massive multicore architectures: a wireless RF approach 

    Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Sheinman, Benny; Katz, Oded; Markish, Ofer; Elad, Danny; Fournier, Yvan; Roca, Damian; Hanzich, Mauricio; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Nemirovsky, Mario; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (2015-09)
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    Broadcast traditionally has been regarded as a prohibitive communication transaction in multiprocessor environments. Nowadays, such a constraint largely drives the design of architectures and algorithms all-pervasive in ...
  • Design of an on-chip hybrid DC/DC converter 

    Cosp Vilella, Jordi; Martínez García, Herminio (2015-07-01)
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    This paper presents the design of a hybrid on-chip VLSI DC/DC converter for low to medium integrated circuit power consumption that combines a switching and a linear regulator in parallel. The main goal is to take the best ...
  • DC temperature measurements to characterize the central frequency and 3 dB bandwidth in mmW power amplifiers 

    Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; González Jiménez, José Luis; Vidal López, Eva María; Gómez Salinas, Didac; Martineau, B; Altet Sanahujes, Josep (2015-11)
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    This letter shows how a temperature sensor and a simple DC voltage multimeter can be used as instruments to determine the central frequency and 3 dB bandwidth of a 60 GHz linear power amplifier (PA). Compared to previous ...
  • ¿Es sostenible la Estrella de la Muerte? 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; García Almiñana, Jordi; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García García, Helena; Alier Forment, Marc; Martín Escofet, Carme (2015-09)
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    El futuro será sostenible o no será. Por eso, es fundamental que todos los Trabajos de Fin de Grado (TFG) de las ingenierías incorporen un estudio de sostenibilidad que analice su impacto ambiental, social y económico. ...
  • Contribution to the PV-to-inverter sizing ratio determination using a custom flexible experimental setup 

    Camps, Xavier; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Martín Cañadas, María Elena (2015-07-01)
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    This work presents a novel approach to the experimental validation of the optimal PV-to-inverter sizing ratio value for the energy yield maximization of a GCPVS by means the implementation of a custom workbench using a ...
  • Time- and frequency-domain analysis of molecular absorption in short-range terahertz communications 

    Llatser Martí, Ignacio; Mestres Sugrañes, Albert; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Lee, Heekwan; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (2015-01-01)
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    Graphene is enabling a plethora of applications in a wide range of fields due to its unique electrical, mechanical, and optical properties. In this context, graphene antennas are envisioned to enable ultra-high-speed ...
  • Promotion of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) in Spain: Performance analysis of the period 1998–2013 

    Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (2015-10-01)
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    A thorough analysis of the Concentrating Solar Thermal Power (CSP) development in Spain in the period 1998–2013 has been carried out in order to identify the main drivers behind the bubble-like behaviour exhibited by this ...
  • El método socrático como guía del trabajo de fin de grado 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; García Almiñana, Jordi; López Álvarez, David; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García García, Helena; Vidal López, Eva María (2015-01)
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    En el marco del Espacio Europeo de Educación Superior (EEES) se espera que, durante sus estudios de Grado, un estudiante adquiera las competencias técnicas/específicas relacionadas con la carrera que estudia y, además, ...
  • Fully-integrated CMOS LDO regulator based on an embedded current-mode capacitor multiplier 

    Saberkari, Alireza; Martínez García, Herminio; Fathipour, Rasoul; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2015-04-01)
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    This article presents a fully-integrated CMOS output-capacitorless low-dropout voltage regulator (LDO). A capacitor multiplier based on a current-mode amplifier is embedded into the error amplifier of the aforementioned ...
  • Scalability of the channel capacity in graphene-enabled wireless communications to the nanoscale 

    Llatser Martí, Ignacio; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Jornet Montaña, Josep Miquel; Mestres Sugrañes, Albert; Lee, Heekwan; Solé Pareta, Josep (2015-01-01)
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    Graphene is a promising material which has been proposed to build graphene plasmonic miniaturized antennas, or graphennas, which show excellent conditions for the propagation of Surface Plasmon Polariton (SPP) waves in the ...

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