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    • A microwave invisibility cloak: the design, simulation, and measurement of a simple and effective frequency-selective surface-based mantle cloak 

      Yuste, Pedro; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Heldring, Alexander; Úbeda Farré, Eduard (2018-06-26)
      Article
      Open Access
      In recent years, there has been a growing interest in developing invisibility cloaks that can conceal an object. These techniques are often based either on coating a dielectric or conducting object with a homogeneous ...
    • A parallel Monte Carlo method for solving electromagnetic scattering in clusters of dielectric objects 

      López Menchón, Héctor; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Heldring, Alexander; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Elsevier, 2022-08-15)
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      In this work, we develop a novel Monte Carlo method for solving the electromagnetic scattering problem for clusters of photonic particles. The method is based on a formal solution of the scattering problem as a modified ...
    • A simple and effective microwave invisibility cloak based on frequency selective surfaces 

      Yuste, Pedro; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Heldring, Alexander; Úbeda Farré, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper presents the design, simulation, manufacturing and testing of a simple invisibility cloak based on a frequency selective surface (FSS). The work is focused on cloaking an electrically thin dielectric cylinder ...
    • Accelerated direct solution of the method-of-moments linear system 

      Heldring, Alexander; Tamayo, J.M.; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2012-08)
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      This paper addresses the direct (noniterative) solution of the method-of-moments (MoM) linear system, accelerated through block-wise compression of the MoM impedance matrix. Efficient matrix block compression is achieved ...
    • Accelerated direct solution of the MoM-VIE for dielectric scatterers 

      Heldring, Alexander; Tamayo Palau, José María; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Úbeda Farré, Eduard (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The Multiscale Compressed Block Decomposition algorithm (MS-CBD), a direct (non-iterative) linear solver, is applied to accelerate the solution of the MoM-VIE formulation for dielectric scatterers. Numerical solutions are ...
    • Acceleration of Born series by change of variables 

      López Menchón, Héctor; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Heldring, Alexander; Úbeda Farré, Eduard (2021-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this work, we propose a method to enhance the convergence of the Born series. The Born series is widely used in scattering theory, but its convergence is only guaranteed under certain restrictive conditions which limit ...
    • Accurate, grid-robust and versatile combined-field discretization for the electromagnetic scattering analysis of perfectly conducting targets 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Heldring, Alexander (2020-04-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Recent implementations of the Electric-Field Integral Equation (EFIE) for the electromagnetic scattering analysis of perfectly conducting targets rely on the electric current expansion with the monopolar-RWG basis functions, ...
    • Adapted ACA algorithm with improved efficiency and compression rate 

      Heldring, Alexander; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This contribution proposes an adapted version of the popular Adaptive Cross Approximation algorithm for block wise compression of Method of Moments impedance matrices. The estimation of the matrix block ...
    • Analysis of microstrip antennas by multilevel matrix decomposition algorithm 

      Parrón Granados, Josep; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Heldring, Alexander; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Mosig, Juan R (ESA, 1999)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Integral equation methods (IE) are widely used in conjunction with Method of Moments (MoM) discretization for the numerical analysis of microstrip antennas. However, their application to large antenna arrays is difficult ...
    • Balanced tangential testing for the nonconforming discretization of the Electric-Field Integral Equation on open PeC surfaces 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
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      Recent attention has been devoted to the development of nonconforming implementations of the Electric-Field Integral Equation (EFIE), which impose no continuity constraints in the expansion of the current between ...
    • Contribution to the improvement of integral equation methods for penetrable scatterers 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2001-02-01)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The study of the electromagnetic phenomena along the last two centuries has brought about outstanding contributions for the human progress. The electromagnetism represents still now, at the beginning of the third millenium, ...
    • Creació de recursos en línea per a l’autoaprenentage, foment de l’esperit crític i emprenedor i formació d’un comité d’avaluació externa en el màster MERIT 

      Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita; Canal Bienzobas, Fernando; Cardama Aznar, Ángel; Gasull Llampallas, Antoni; González Arbesú, José María; Giró Nieto, Xavier; Heldring, Alexander; Herranz Luis, Jaime; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan; Nadeu Camprubí, Climent; Olmos Bonafé, Juan José; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Torres Torres, Francisco; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Coderch Collell, Marcel; Kerans, Mary Ellen; Ros Giralt, Jordi; García, Antonio; González Font, Blanca; Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Hernández, Antoni; Melgarejo, Natali; Mestres, Albert (2009-02-12T10:25:51Z)
      Conference lecture / Conference report
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      El projecte es desenvolupa en el marc de la titulació oficial de màster MERIT del Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions. El màster, orientat a la recerca i integrat dins del programa Erasmus Mundus, presenta ...
    • Discretization of the EFIE in Method of Moments without continuity of the normal current component across edges 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Heldring, Alexander (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
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      The discretization in Method of Moments (MoM) of the Electric-Field Integral Equation (EFIE) is traditionally carried out by preserving the continuity of the normal component in the expansion of the current across the ...
    • Discretization of the electric-magnetic field integral equation with the Divergence-Taylor-Orthogonal basis functions 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Tamayo Palau, José María; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2011)
      Conference report
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      We present the discretization in Method of Moments of the Electric-Magnetic Field Integral Equation (EMFIE) with the divergence-Taylor-Orthogonal basis functions, a facetoriented set of basis functions. The EMFIE stands ...
    • Divergence-Taylor-Orthogonal basis functions for the discretization of second-kind surface integral equations in the Method of Moments 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Tamayo Palau, José María; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2011)
      Conference report
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      We present new implementations in the method of moments of two types of second-kind integral equations: (i) the recently proposed electric-magnetic field integral equation (EMFIE) for perfectly conducting objects, and ...
    • Edge diffraction computation using GRECO 

      Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Carbo, Alex; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Heldring, Alexander (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
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      This paper addresses two graphical processing approaches for computation of edge scattering with Physical Theory of Diffraction (PTD) high-frequency approximation. One is based on processing only a bitmap containing an ...
    • Efficient analysis of homogeneous dielectric and plasmonic media with integral equation MEI (IE-MEI) 

      Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Planes Conangla, Gerard; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Heldring, Alexander (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Conference lecture
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      This paper revisits the IE-MEI method and proposes a new formulation for high-loss dielectric piecewise-homogeneous media. The aim of this work is to assess if the fast attenuation of fields in highly lossy media helps in ...
    • Efficient analysis of sheets with nonzero thickness 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The conventional scattering analysis of perfectly conducting plates neglects the scattering contribution of the rim in the discretization of the Electric-Field Integral Equation. This so-called thin-plate scheme manages ...
    • Efficient analysis of thick curved metal sheets 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The scattering analysis of perfectly conducting plates with the method-of-moment discretization of the Electric-Field Integral Equation has been traditionally carried out according to the thin-sheet approximation, which ...
    • Efficient and accurate electromagnetic scattering analysis of perfectly conducting thick plates 

      Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      The scattering analysis with the Electric-Field Integral Equation by the Method of Moments of perfectly conducting plates is normally carried out through the thin-plate approximation, which models the closed surface as an ...