Now showing items 1-20 of 221

    • 100 GHz retina for THz tomographic imaging 

      Alonso, Maria; Guerra, C.; Nova, Enrique; Abril, Jordi; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Llombart, Nuria; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In a tomographic imaging system, the key is to collect a sufficient number of scattered field points to recover the currents in the inverse scattering problem. This can be accomplished by using a real array of multiplexed ...
    • 3-D printed UWB microwave bodyscope for biomedical measurements 

      Rashid, Saba; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Garrido, Alejandra; González, Giselle; Ding, Yongsheng; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2019-02-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this letter, a three-dimensional (3-D) printed compact ultrawideband (UWB) extended gap ridge horn (EGRH) antenna designed to be used for biological measurements of the human body is described. The operational frequency ...
    • 3D arrayed microwave tomographic system for medical imaging 

      Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Gedda, F.; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Blanch Boris, Sebastián (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, a combined tomographic imaging system comprising the rotation of a multiplexed linear antenna array around the object under test is designed. With this system a cylindrical sampling is obtained, allowing to ...
    • 3D beamsteering low complexity reconfigurable multilevel antenna 

      Zhou, Ivan; Ramirez, German; Montero, Luca; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2020-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      A low-complexity reconfigurable antenna (RA) capable of steering its beam into nine different directions corresponding to ¿={-42°,0°,42°} in the ¿={25°,0°,155°} planes, and ¿=±25° in the ¿=90° plane, using a reduced number ...
    • 3D UWB magnitude-combined tomographic imaging for biomedical applications. Algorithm validation 

      Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2011-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Biomedical microwave imaging is a topic of continuous research for its potential in different areas especially in breast cancer detection. In this paper, 3D UWB Magnitude-Combined tomographic algorithm is assessed for ...
    • 3D UWB tomography for medical imaging applications 

      Guardiola Garcia, Marta; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, a novel 3D UWB tomographic algorithm has been presented for brain hemorrhagic stroke detection. While 2D reconstructions are unable to distinguish between features at different heights, 3D reconstructions ...
    • 3D-printed UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications 

      Vidal, Neus; Lopez-Villegas, Josep Maria; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Salas Barenys, Arnau; Garcia-Miquel, Aleix; González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents the design, manufacture and characterization of a novel 3D passive UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications. The prototype is fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques: 3D printing and copper ...
    • 60GHz channel characterization using a Scatterer Mapping Technique 

      Papió, Anna; Grau, Alfred; Balcells Ventura, Jordi; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Flaviis, Franco de (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, a Scatterer Mapping Technique based on a Multi-Frequency Bi-focusing operator with good imaging capabilities is used to characterize the 60GHz wireless channel in an office environment. The measurement data ...
    • A 3D printed lens antenna for 5G applications 

      Ballesteros, Christian; Maestre, Marcos; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      A switchable multi-antenna architecture for lens-assisted beamsteering in the Ka-band region allocated for 5G communications (24-30 GHz) is proposed. The radiating elements are bow-tie antennas mounted with a 3D printed ...
    • A combined spectral-parabolic equation approach for propagation prediction in tunnels 

      Izquierdo Fernandez, Benjamin; Alonso, Javier; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Several techniques can be used to study electromagnetic propagation in tunnels. A combination of two of such techniques is presented in this paper to model propagation inside a rectangular tunnel. They are combined in ...
    • A compact dual-band planar monopole antenna using fractal rings and A Y-shaped feeding transmission line 

      Djafri, Kahina; Challal, Mouloud; Romeu Robert, Jordi (De Gruytr, 2018-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a novel design approach of a compact dual-band monopole antenna with an overall size of 18.9x13x1.6mm3. The proposed antenna is composed of a fractal ring shaped patch fed by a Y-shaped transmission ...
    • A contact-less small antenna characterization through impedance modulation 

      Monsalve Carcelen, Beatriz; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In smalls antennas S-parameters measurements are highly influenced by the measurement equipment as well as the environment. In order to avoid this inconvenience, a wireless and non-invasive characterization setup is required. ...
    • A cylindrical system for quasy-real time microwave tomography 

      Jofre Roca, Lluís; Reyes, E De Los; Ferrando Bataller, Miquel; Elias Fusté, Antoni; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Baquero, M; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1986)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      A cylindrical system for biomedical microwave tomography is presented. The circular algorithms and some numerical reconstructions are discussed. Finally the experimental set-up is described and some preliminary measurements ...
    • A figure of merit to assess the performance of photoconductive antennas at terahertz band 

      Romeu Robert, Jordi; Cea Falcó, Marc de; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Yazgan, Ahmet Utku (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Photoconductive antennas are one of the most efficient ways to radiate and receive EM waves around the 1 THz frequency band. The physical processes involved in photoconductive terahertz signal generation are complex enough ...
    • A figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurable antennas 

      Rodrigo López, Daniel; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Capdevila Cascante, Santiago; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2013-03)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The performance of pattern reconfigurable antennas is evaluated with the purpose of deriving a figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurability. A general formulation is provided for the average gain achieved by a ...
    • 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 model for photocurrent generation in photoconductive antennas 

      López Menchón, Héctor; Revuelta Martinez, Sergio; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The laser-induced current carrier generation and transport under large biasing voltages in photoconductive materials located in electrode gap region of photoconductive antennas is a complex process involving many different ...
    • A novel compact UHF wideband antenna for near field electrical characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete 

      Roqueta Crusats, Gemma; Irteza, I; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      A novel, electrically small, UHF (350 MHz–750 MHz)microstrip slot antenna is presented. The antenna is designed for the characterization of Steel Fiber Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) segments. The antenna consists on a three ...
    • A reconfigurable antenna with beam steering and beamwidth variability for wireless communications 

      Towfiq, Asaduzzaman; Bahceci, Israfil; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Cetiner, Bedri Artug (2018-07-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      A reconfigurable antenna (RA) capable of steering its beam into the hemisphere corresponding to ¿ ¿ {-40°,0°,40°}, Ø ¿ {0°,45°,90°,-45°}, and of changing 3-dB beamwidth, where ¿3dB ¿ (40°,100°), Ø ¿ {45°,90°,-45°} for ...
    • 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 ...