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    • A minimally invasive microsensor specially designed for simultaneous dissolved oxygen and pH biofilm profiling 

      Guimerà Villalba, Xavier; Moya Lara, Ana; Dorado Castaño, Antonio David; Illa, Xavi; Villa, Rosa; Gabriel Buguña, David; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, Gemma (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      A novel sensing device for simultaneous dissolved oxygen (DO) and pH monitoring specially designed for biofilm profiling is presented in this work. This device enabled the recording of instantaneous DO and pH dynamic ...
    • A plasmonic accuracy biosensor using a single laser diode 

      Bañares Palacios, Paula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      A theoretical model was implemented to obtain the total specular reflection of a variable external multicavity for out of normal incidence and different polarisations. The model was theoretically and experimentally validated ...
    • A software tool for large-scale synthetic experiments based on polymeric sensor arrays 

      Ziyatdinov, Andrey; Fernandez Diaz, Eduard; Chaudry, A.; Marco Colás, Santiago; Persaud, K.; Perera Lluna, Alexandre (2013-02-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
    • A theoretical and simulation study for the measurement of muscle anisotropic permittivity using electrical impedance myography 

      Guasch Morgades, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
      Electrical impedance myography (EIM) is a collection of techniques that measure the electrical impedance of muscles using a weak, high frequency electrical current. They have emerged in the past years as a convenient, ...
    • Alarma coronaria 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2006-01)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Analysis of correlation between an accelerometer-Based algorithm for Detecting Parkinsonian gait and UPDRS subscales 

      Rodríguez Molinero, Alejandro; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Pérez López, Carlos; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Alcaine, Sheila; Mestre, Berta; Quispe, Paola; Giuliani, Benedetta; Vainstein, Gabriel; Browne, Patrick; Sweeney, Dean; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel; Bayés, Àngels; Lewy, Hadas; Costa, Alberto; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Counihan, Timothy; ÓLaighin, Gearóid; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan (2017-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Background: Our group earlier developed a small monitoring device, which uses accelerometer measurements to accurately detect motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson’s (On and Off state) based on an algorithm that ...
    • Antimicrobial peptides: Powerful biorecognition elements to detect bacteria in biosensing technologies 

      Hoyos Nogués, Mireia; Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos (2018-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Bacterial infections represent a serious threat in modern medicine. In particular, biofilm treatment in clinical settings is challenging, as biofilms are very resistant to conventional antibiotic therapy and may spread ...
    • Aplicatiu per a l’etiquetació de senyals inercials en malalts de Parkinson 

      Fort Vela, Ricart (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technical Research Centre for Dependency Care and Autonomous Living (CETpD)
      La malaltia de Parkinson(MP) és un trastorn degeneratiu del sistema nerviós central. Va ser descrita per primera vegada el 1817 per James Parkinson, un metge britànic que va publicar un article anomenant-la “la par{lisi ...
    • Assessing motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease patients based on a single inertial sensor 

      Pérez López, Carlos; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel; De Mingo Fernandez, Eva; Rodríguez Molinero, Alejandro (2016-12-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Altered movement control is typically the first noticeable symptom manifested by Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients. Once under treatment, the effect of the medication is very patent and patients often recover correct ...
    • Assessment of energy expended in physical activity by a smartphone-based system 

      Guede Fernández, Federico; Carbones Fargas, Bernat; Capdevila Ortis, Lluís; García González, Miguel Ángel; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya (Springer, 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The aim of this paper is to present a smartphone based system to assess daily energy expended in physical activ- ity (PA). Nowadays, sedentary li festyle is increasingly recog- nized as a serious, worldwide public ...
    • Biofilm oxygen profiling using an array of microelectrodes on a microfabricated needle 

      Moya Lara, Ana; Guimerà Villalba, Xavier; del Campo, F.J.; Prats-Alfonso, E.; Dorado Castaño, Antonio David; Baeza, Mireia; Villa, Rosa; Gabriel Buguña, David; Gamisans Noguera, Javier; Gabriel Buguña, Gemma (2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Knowledge of bacterial activity inside biofilms is key to the optimization of applied biotechnologies. A novel dissolved oxygen microelectrode array (DO-MEA) sensor has been designed and fabricated on a needle using ...
    • Caracterización de electrodos textiles en sensores integrados en ropa deportiva 

      Ortuño López, Aurora de la Concepción (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The purpose of this project is to use electrodes with textile technology to measure an electrocardiogram (ECG) signal during physical activity. During intense exercise, changes in the heart rate (it is increased) and ...
    • Channel characterization and signal propagation studies for wireless galvanic coupled body sensors 

      Simon Cabrera, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), 2013-12-16)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLES`] New medical procedures involving continuous patient monitoring through human body sensors are becoming commonplace with micro-scale implanted sensors transferring information to on-surface macro-scale sensors for ...
    • Characterization and evaluation of human liver Phantoms for normal and malignant tissue 

      Alonso Rincón, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-12)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Darmstadt
    • Chiral magnetic-nanobiofluids for rapid electrochemical screening of enantiomers at a magneto nanocomposite graphene-paste electrode 

      Muñoz, José; González Campo, Arántzazu; Riba Moliner, Marta; Baeza Labat, Mireia; Mas Torrent, Marta (2018-05)
      Article
      Open Access
      The development of highly sensitive and selective enantiomeric platforms towards the rapid screening of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) is nowadays a crucial challenge in several fields related to pharmacology, ...
    • Comparació de diferents sistemes 'low cost' de captura de moviment 

      Ruíz Guevara, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-20)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El present Treball de Fi de Grau té com a objectiu comparar dos sistemes de captura del moviment considerats ‘low cost’que té el SIMMA Lab de l’EEBE. Aquests sistemes són els sensors inercials XSENS i el sensor de captura ...
    • Comparación de correctores automáticos de artefactos en series RR 

      Benítez Herrera, Adolfo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02-08)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] This End of Degree Project (EDP) analyzes three commercial software which correct Hear Rate Variability (HRV) RR time series. The analysis was performed by entering the RR time series in each program with an ...
    • Cooperative signal amplification for molecular communication in nanonetworks. 

      Abadal Cavallé, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-19)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      English: Nanotechnology is enabling the development of devices in a scale ranging from a few to hundreds of nanometers. Communication between these devices greatly expands the possible applications, increasing the complexity ...
    • Current Developments on Optical Feedback Interferometry as an All-Optical Sensor for Biomedical Applications 

      Perchoux, Julien; Quotb, Adam; Atashkhooei, Reza; Azcona Guerrero, Francisco Javier; Ramírez Miquet, Evelio E.; Bernal, Olivier; Jha, Ajit; Luna Arriaga, Antonio; Yáñez Alvarado, Carlos René; Caum Aregay, Jesús; Bosch, Thierry; Royo Royo, Santiago (2016-05-13)
      Article
      Open Access
      Optical feedback interferometry (OFI) sensors are experiencing a consistent increase in their applications to biosensing due to their contactless nature, low cost and compactness, features that fit very well with current ...
    • Desarrollo de biosensores de calcio para el control del proceso de angiogénesis 

      Gaihier, Fabien (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Los descubrimientos de los efectos del calcio extracelular sobre las respuestas celulares (como la angiogénesis) particularmente con el receptor-sensor de calcio (CaSR) fueron muy importantes especialmente en la ingeniería ...