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    • A compact charge ratio expression for the emitter delay of polysilicon emitter bipolar transistors 

      Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Sureda, S; Bardés Llorensí, Daniel; Alcubilla González, Ramón (1994-03)
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      A compact solution for the ratio of the excess minority carrier charge stored into the polysilicon to the charge stored in the single crystal part of the emitter of a polysilicon emitter bipolar transistor is derived. The ...
    • A miniaturized two axis sun sensor for attitude control of nano-satellites 

      Angulo, M.; Gras, Ana; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ricart Campos, Jordi; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Quero, J.M.; Tarrida, C. L.; Reina, M. (2010-10-10)
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      This paper describes the design, fabrication, characterization, and satellite integration of a miniaturized two axis sun sensor which has been used in the attitude control system of the Spanish nano-satellite NANOSAT-1B. ...
    • Al2O3/TiO2 inverse opals from electrosprayed self-assembled templates 

      Coll, Arnau; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Hernández, David; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2018-01-19)
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      The fabrication of high optical quality inverse opals is challenging, requiring large size, three-dimensional ordered layers of high dielectric constant ratio. In this article, alumina/TiO2–air inverse opals with a 98.2% ...
    • Analysis of GaAs-Ti thin films deposited by sputtering onto c-Si and GaAs 

      Silvestre Bergés, Santiago; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Boronat, A.; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009-02-11)
      Conference lecture
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      Some sputtering processes of GaAs and Ti onto glass, c-Si and c-GaAs substrates have been carried out in order to obtain thin films as candidates to be intermediate band photovoltaic materials. This work presents first ...
    • Applications of hot film anemometry to space missions 

      Jiménez Serres, Vicente; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Ricart Campos, Jordi; Kowalski, Lukasz; Navarro, Sara; torres, josefina; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (VDE Conference Publications, 2008)
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      In this paper the most important constraints of the wind sensors for the Martian atmosphere are described, along with an overview of the past successful designs. Practically all the data available today about the Martian ...
    • Bipolar transistor vertical vertical scaling framework 

      Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Benavent, A (1994-12)
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      Scaling factors for current and transit time are derived for polysilicon emitter, silicon based heterojunction bipolar transistors. It is shown that a simple set of analytical equations in integral form can be used to ...
    • c-Si photovoltaic arrays 

      Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
      Conference report
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      Crystalline silicon small photovoltaic arrays are shown. Electrical isolation of individual cells and series connection between them to integrate series arrays are discussed. High open circuit voltage values in the range ...
    • Colloidal crystals by electrospraying polystyrene nanofluids 

      Coll Valentí, Arnau; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Hernández García, David; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2013-01-12)
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    • Comparison of air gap breakdown and substrate injection as mechanisms to induce dielectric charching in microelectromechanical switches 

      Molinero Giles, David; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (American Institute of Physics, 2008-01-29)
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      Experiments show that air breakdown and substrate carrier conduction can be responsible of the dielectric charging of microelectromechanical devices after electrical stress. Test conducted under vacuum allows us to isolate ...
    • Dielectric charge measurements in capacitive microelectromechanical switches 

      Molinero Giles, David; Comulada Simpson, Ricard; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (American Institute of Physics, 2006-09-06)
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      Measurements of transient currents from the discharge of microelectromechanical capacitive switches after charging the dielectric with an ion gun are reported. It is shown that both the charge sign and the charge amount ...
    • Dynamic simulation of particle self-assembly applied to microarray technology 

      Virgilio, Vito di; Coll Valentí, Arnau; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2010)
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      In this work we want to explore some techniques, microfluidic and electrosprayionization based, suitable for dynamic microarrays' fabrication. The fabrication techniques are based on manipulation and self-assembly of ...
    • Effect of dielectrophoretic force in the self-assembly process of electrosprayed nanoparticles 

      Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel (2017-03-31)
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      In this work the effect of the dielectrophoretic force (DEP) in the self-assembly process of nanoparticles electrosprayed onto a substrate, is examined. DEP force is originated by the electric field created by the electrospray ...
    • Effect of nanofluid conductivity and humidity on the self-assembly of colloidal crystals by means of electrospray 

      Coll Valentí, Arnau; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Martín García, Isidro; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    • Effect of nanofluid conductivity and humidity on the self-assembly of nanoparticles deposited by electrospray 

      Coll Valentí, Arnau; Bermejo, Sandra; Martín García, Isidro; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      Electrospray technique has been used in previous works as an excellent way to develop ordered nanostructures. This work focuses on the necessary conditions to achieve 3D nano-ordered layers, which are mainly determined by ...
    • EWOD using nonaqueous liquids 

      Ahmadi, Maziar; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2015-04-18)
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      Electrowetting on Dielectric (EWOD) has been studied for more than a decade and used for different applications but still there are few works on non-aqueous liquids such as mixtures of polyols. We have found that significant ...
    • Fundamentos de diseño microelectrónico 

      Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Jiménez Serres, Vicente; Bardés Llorensí, Daniel (Edicions UPC, 2002)
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      El presente texto aporta el material necesario para un curso introductorio de diseño microelectrónico. Este libro está concebido como una herramienta de autoaprendizaje y, por ello, en cada capítulo se proponen numerosos ...
    • Impedance modeling of silica nanoparticle metal insulator metal capacitors 

      Veliz Noboa, Bremnen Marino; Bermejo, Sandra; Orpella García, Alberto; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2018-08-01)
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      In this study, we have fabricated metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors where the insulator layer is made of 255¿nm diameter silica nanospheres. The MIM devices have been characterized and modeled by electrochemical ...
    • Improving a nozzle tip with a guard ring for an electrospray system 

      Veliz Noboa, Bremnen Marino; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The Electrospray technique allows the formation of small droplets from aqueous solutions that may contain nanoparticles of different materials in suspension, leading to the deposition of layers of the nanoparticles. The ...
    • Improving the hydrophobicity and electrowetting reversibility of teflon layers 

      Ahmadi Zeidabadi, Maziar; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (2013)
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    • Influence of hydrogen on the optical absorption response of GaAs(Ti) films deposited by R.F. sputtering 

      Boronat Moreiro, Alfredo; Silvestre Bergés, Santiago; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      In the present work we have investigated the optical absorption behavior of GaAs(Ti) films deposited by r.f sputtering technique under different H2 partial pressures. In previous work we have already demonstrated the ...