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  • 21st century diagnostics: microfluidic innovations promise a new generation of point-of-care tools for the pathologist 

    Casals Terré, Jasmina (2016-12-01)
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  • A low-power-consumption out-of-Plane electrothermal actuator 

    Girbau Sala, David; Llamas Morote, Marco Antonio; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Simó Selvas, Francisco Javier; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Lázaro Guillén, Antoni (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2007-06-30)
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    This paper proposes a new vertical electrothermal actuator. It can be considered as a hybrid between the traditional in-plane buckle-beam actuator and the vertical hot-cold actuator. It is here referred to as vertical ...
  • Analytical energy model for the dynamic behavior of RF MEMS switches under increased actuation voltage 

    Casals Terré, Jasmina; Llamas, Marco Antonio; Girbau Sala, David; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Lázaro Guillén, Antonio; Giacomozzi, Flavio; Colpo, Sabrina (2014-12-01)
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    In this paper, the dynamic behavior of electrostatically actuated radio frequency-microelectromechanical system (RF-MEMS) switches is analyzed using energy considerations. An analytical model for bridge-type RF-MEMS switches ...
  • A new approach to design an efficient micropost array for enhanced direct-current insulator-based dielectrophoretic trapping 

    Mohammadi, Mahdi; Javad Zare, Mohammad; Madadi, Hojjat; Sellarès González, Jordi; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2016-07)
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    Direct-current insulator-based dielectrophoresis (DC-iDEP) is a well-known technique that benefits from the electric field gradients generated by an array of insulating posts to separate or trap biological particles. The ...
  • A novel fabrication technique to minimize poly(dimethylsiloxane)-microchannels deformation under high-pressure operation 

    Madadi, Hojjat; Mohammadi, Mahdi; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Castilla López, Roberto (2013-10-27)
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    PDMS is one of the most common materials used for the flow delivery in the microfluidics chips, since it is clear, inert, nontoxic, and nonflammable. Its inexpensiveness, straightforward fabrication, and biological ...
  • A RF-MEMS switchable CPW air-bridge 

    Contreras, Adrián; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Giacomozzi, Flavio; Colpo, Sabrina; Iannacci, Jacopo; Ribó, Miquel (2012)
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    This work presents a new shunt-type ohmic contact RF-MEMS switch specifically designed as a switchable CPW air bridge. The switch can be used in coplanar waveguide (CPW) reconfigurable multimodal circuits, for a selective ...
  • Conmutadores RF-MEMS de baja tensión 

    Contreras Lizarraga, Adrián Arturo; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Colpo, Sabrina; Iannacci, Jacopo; Ribó, Miquel; Giacomozzi, Flavio (2012)
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    This work shows experimental results of capacitive and ohmic RF-MEMS switches with low actuation voltage. The isolation of capacitive switches is better than 20 dB from 15 GHz and up to 80 GHz according to simulations. ...
  • Contaminant particle motion in lubricating grease flow: a computational fluid dynamics approach 

    Westerberg, Lars-Göran; Farré Lladós, Josep; Sarkar, Chiranjit; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2018)
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    In this paper, numerical simulations of particle migration in lubricating grease flow are presented. The rheology of three lithium greases with NLGI (National Lubricating Grease Institute) grades 00, 1 and 2 respectively ...
  • Design and characterization of a magnetic digital flow regulator 

    Casals Terré, Jasmina; Duch, M.; Plaza, J. A.; Esteve, J; Pérez Castillejos, R.; Vallés, E.; Gómez, E. (2010-07-01)
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    Design, fabrication and testing of a novel micromachined “quasi-digital” microflow regulator for integrated microfluidic systems. Operation relies on the use of a permanent magnet which interacts with an electrodeposited ...
  • DVD Fuentes de energía. Aspectos técnicos, medioambientales y legislativos 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Boix Aragonès, Oriol; Marín Genescá, Marcos; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Salueña Berna, Javier; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Torn, J.; Martínez, Vidal; Pérez, Mar; Valgañón Barberà, J. Ignasi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2005-07)
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    En este artículo se describe básicamente la planificación, metodología, ejecución, así como los resultados obtenidos en la elaboración del DVD sobre fuentes de energía convencionales y alternativas. El proyecto ha sido ...
  • Enabling novel Lab-on-chip applications through optimization of integrated micropillar pumps 

    Madadi, Hojjat; Castilla López, Roberto; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Campus de Terrassa de la UPC, 2013-06-13)
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    Prediction and reduction of pressure drop and resistance flow in micropillar arrays is important for the design of microfluidic circuits used in different lab-on-a-chip and biomedical applications. In this work, a diamond ...
  • Enhanced fully cellulose based forward and reverse blood typing assay 

    Casals Terré, Jasmina; Farré Lladós, Josep; López Martínez, Joan Antoni; Vidal Lluciá, Teresa; Roncero Vivero, María Blanca (2019-05-07)
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    This study presents an enhanced paper-based analytical device (PAD) for forward and reverse group blood typing. The proposed PAD uses a novel methodology, which provides highly reliable results on a fully cellulose based ...
  • Grease flow in an elbow channel 

    Westerberg, Lars; Farré Lladós, Josep; Li, Jinxia; Hoglund, Erik; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2015-03-01)
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    The flow of lubricating greases in an elbow channel has been modeled and validated with velocity profiles from flow visualizations using micro-particle image velocimetry. The elbow geometry induces a non-symmetric distribution ...
  • Grease flow in an elbow-channel 

    Westerberg, Lars; Farré Lladós, Josep; Li, Jinxia; Hoglund, Erik; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2014)
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  • Hemostasis-on-a-chip: Impedance spectroscopy meets microfluidics for hemostasis evaluation 

    Karimi, Shadi; Farré Lladós, Josep; Mir Fuertes, Enrique; Escolar Albaladejo, Ginés; Casals Terré, Jasmina (2019-08-14)
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    In the case of vascular injury, a complex process (of clotting) starts, involving mainly platelets and coagulation factors. This process in healthy humans is known as hemostasis, but when it is deregulated (thrombosis), ...
  • High-throughput microcapillary pump with efficient integrated low aspect ratio micropillars 

    Madadi, Hojjat; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Castilla López, Roberto; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2013-12)
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    Prediction and reduction of pressure drop and resistance flow in micropillar arrays are important for the design of microfluidic circuits used in different lab-on-a-chip and biomedical applications. In this work, a diamond ...
  • Hydrodynamic and direct-current insulator-based dielectrophoresis (H-DC-iDEP) microfluidic blood plasma separation 

    Mohammadi, Mahdi; Madadi, Hojjat; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Sellarès González, Jordi (2015-06-01)
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    Evaluation and diagnosis of blood alterations is a common request for clinical laboratories, requiring a complex technological approach and dedication of health resources. In this paper, we present a microfluidic device ...
  • K-band RF-MEMS uniplanar reconfigurable-bandwidth bandpass filter using multimodal immittance inverters 

    Contreras Lizarraga, Adrián Arturo; Ribó i Pal, Miquel; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Giacomozzi, Flavio; Iannacci, Jacopo (Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2013-05-23)
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    A K-band RF-MEMS uniplanar second-order bandpass filter with reconfigurable bandwidth is presented. The filter is based on inductively-coupled half-wavelength slotline resonators and CPW-slotline multimodal immittance ...
  • Las promesas de la nanotecnología 

    Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2014-01)
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    No cabe duda de que el camino que nos depara la nanotecnología es muy prometedor. Ropa de repelerá el agua, ordenadores quánticos, píldoras inteligentes o teléfonos móviles cargados con el calor humano. Todos estos desarrollos ...
  • Los aerogeneradores del futuro se beneficiarán de la nanotecnología 

    Farré Lladós, Josep; Casals Terré, Jasmina (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2014-01)
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    El impacto que la micro y la nanotecnología tendré en nuestras vidas debe ir en todo momento acompañado de un desarrollo sostenible de las fuentes de energía. La mejora de la producción de la energía eólica es un primer ...