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    • A consistent methodology to characterize BAW resonators 

      Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Aigner, Robert; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Booth, James C. (2012)
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      We present a methodology to characterize BAW resonators both linearly and nonlinearly. The procedure uses physical modeling along with measurements that exploit different manifestations of the nonlinear phenomena to ...
    • A lateral modes model for BAW resonators 

      Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Verdú, Jordi; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Aigner, Robert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      An equivalent circuit model to predict lateral modes occurring in real BAW resonators is proposed. The circuit model has been validated with FEM simulations of FBAR resonators and also with measurements of SMR resonators. ...
    • Absorptive frequency selective limiter for multiplexers 

      Hueltes Escobar, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-05)
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      RF & Microwave Receivers are used to detect low level signals. Therefore require high gain and low noise sensitive circuits at the input. These circuits (most of all LNA) are often susceptible to damage if exposed to ...
    • Absorptive limiter for frequency-selective circuits 

      Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Booth, James C.; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Verdú Tirado, Jorge Andrés (2014-06-01)
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      This letter describes a novel absorptive limiter for frequency-selective circuits. The proposed circuit allows the design of absorptive limiters based on a bi-state phase shifter, which is appropriate for integration into ...
    • Acoustic wave filters for enhanced performance 

      Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Perea Robles, Rafael; Aigner, Robert; Khlat, Nadim (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      This paper presents a novel filter configuration based on acoustic wave resonators that allows to obtain filter responses unachievable with the well established ladder configuration, such as arbitrary position of transmission ...
    • Comprehensive circuit model of auto-limiting superconductor devices and systems 

      Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; García Pastor, David; Perea Robles, Rafael; Joshi, N.; Lu, X.; Orloff, Nathan D.; Booth, James C. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This paper presents a phenomenological equivalent circuit to model the phenomenon occurring when a section of superconducting transmission line transits from a superconducting state to a normal state. This phenomenon allows ...
    • Comprehensive circuit model of autolimiting superconductor devices 

      Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; García Pastor, David; Perea Robles, Rafael; Joshi, N.; Lu, X.; Orloff, Nathan D.; Booth, James C. (2017-06-01)
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      This paper presents a phenomenological equivalent circuit to model the phenomenon occurring when a section of superconducting transmission line transits from a superconducting state to a normal state. This phenomenon allows ...
    • Feed-forward technique to measure the reflection coefficient under CW high-power signals 

      Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; González Rodríguez, Marta; González Arbesú, José María; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Verdú Tirado, Jordi; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto (IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, 2018-10-01)
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      This paper describes a measurement setup to obtain the reflection coefficient response over the frequency of a given device when this is subjected to a single-tone high-power (HP) signal. The proposed system is based on a ...
    • Filtenna integration achieving ideal chebyshev return losses 

      Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Verdú Tirado, Jorge Andrés; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Valenzuela González, José Luis (2014-04-01)
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      This paper demonstrates that it is possible to find an ideal filter response (Chebyshev, Butterworth,..) considering the antenna as the last resonator of a filter under certain circumstances related with the antenna ...
    • Métodos de obtención de filtros de microondas con más de una banda de paso 

      Hueltes Escobar, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-04-23)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      El término “microondas” es de uso común para hacer referencia al espectro de ondas electromagnéticas que abarcan longitudes de onda situadas entre 1mm y 1m, es decir, aquellas cuyas frecuencias pertenecen al rango que ...
    • Nonlinear effects of SiO2 layers in bulk acoustic wave resonators 

      Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; García Pastor, David; Perea Robles, Rafael; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Kreuzer, Susanne; Aigner, Robert (IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, 2018-04)
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      This paper presents the development of a comprehensive distributed circuit model to account for the existing nonlinear effects in bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonators. The comprehensiveness of the model and its distributed ...
    • Nonlinear effects of electrode and bragg reflector materials in BAW resonators 

      García Pastor, David; González Rodríguez, Marta; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; González Arbesú, José María; Kreuzer, Susanne; Aigner, Robert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      This work presents a broadband characterization and modeling of the second harmonic nonlinear response in Bulk acoustic wave (BAW) resonators. The proposed circuit model is based on the constitutive equations describing ...
    • Nonlinear performance of BAW filters including BST capacitors 

      Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Verdú Tirado, Jorge Andrés; Billard, Christophe; David, Jean Baptiste; Reinhardt, Alexandre (2014-04-01)
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      This paper evaluates the nonlinear effects occurring in a bulk acoustic wave (BAW) filter which includes barium strontium titanate (BST) capacitors to cancel the electrostatic capacitance of the BAW resonators. To do that ...
    • Outline process from the synthesis towards the nonlinear modeling of Bulk Acoustic Wave filters 

      Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Perea Robles, Rafael; García Pastor, David; González Rodríguez, Marta; González Arbesú, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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      This work presents the nonlinear modeling of a real acoustic wave filter set at the cellular commercial receiver band B40. The paper outlines the synthesis procedure of the acoustic filter and presents the filter performance ...
    • Performance of BAW resonators at cryogenic temperatures 

      Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Verdú Tirado, Jordi; Booth, James C.; Aigner, Robert (2013)
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      In this work we go beyond the usual temperature range for commercial applications and explore the functioning of Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) resonators down to cryogenic temperatures, to get the whole picture at understanding ...
    • Three-port frequency-selective absorptive limiter 

      Hueltes Escobar, Alberto; Rocas Cantenys, Eduard; Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Orloff, Nathan D.; Booth, James C.; García Pastor, David; Perea Robles, Rafael (2017-04-24)
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      This letter describes a novel three-port absorptive limiter for frequency-selective circuits based on a configuration similar to a conventional 90° hybrid coupler. This circuit uses the switching behavior of common diodes ...