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  • Output-capacitorless segmented low-dropout voltage regulator with controlled pass transistors 

    Saberkari, Alireza; Qaraqanabadi, Farima; Shirmohammadli, V.; Martínez García, Herminio; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2015-04)
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    This article presents a low quiescent current output-capacitorless quasi-digital complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulator with controlled pass transistors according to load demands. ...
  • Double-frequency buck converter as a candidate topology for integrated envelope elimination and restoration applications in power supply of RFPAs 

    Saberkari, Alireza; Shirmohammadli, V.; Martínez García, Herminio; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2015-09-17)
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    This paper proposes the use of double-frequency (DF) buck converter architecture consisting of a merged structure of high and low frequency buck cells as a candidate topology for envelope elimination and restoration (EER) ...
  • Guided activity as cross element in the Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering 

    Martínez García, Herminio; Cosp Vilella, Jordi; Durán Moyano, José L. (2015-12)
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    This paper describes the experience carried out within the Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering taught at the Barcelona College of Industrial Engineering (EUETIB) of the Technical University ...
  • Active inductor-based tunable impedance matching network for RF power amplifier application 

    Saberkari, Alireza; Ziabakhsh, Saman; Martínez García, Herminio; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2015-08)
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    This paper presents the use of a new structure of active inductor named cascoded flipped-active inductor (CASFAI) in a T-type high-pass tunable output matching network of a class-E RF power amplifier (RFPA) to control the ...
  • Characterization and modeling of multicast communication in cache-coherent manycore processors 

    Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Martinez, Raul; Solé Pareta, Josep; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (2016-01-21)
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    The scalability of Network-on-Chip (NoC) designs has become a rising concern as we enter the manycore era. Multicast support represents a particular yet relevant case within this context, mainly due to the poor performance ...
  • Temperature gradient sensor from pulsed power supply duty cycle in ultra-low-power energy harvesting system 

    Jové Casulleras, Roger; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Corimanya, H; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Amézaga Sarries, Adrià; Bou Balust, Elisenda (Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2014-05-22)
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    Directly interfacing sensors that link sensors to micro-controllers without a signal conditioning circuit or an analogue-to-digital converter on the one side and energy harvesting systems on the other side are two key ...
  • Time-domain analysis of Graphene-based miniaturized antennas for ultra-short-range impulse radio communications 

    Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Llatser Marti, Ignacio; Mestres Sugrañes, Albert; Lee, Heekwan; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (2015-02-24)
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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. Among them, graphene-based plasmonic miniaturized antennas (or shortly named, ...
  • TIC: "A mundi facultates" 

    García Vílchez, Encarna; Martínez García, Herminio; Domingo Peña, Joan (2014-05-12)
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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 ...

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