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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 simple low-cost electrocardiogram synchronizer 

      Amorós García de Valdecasas, Susana; Galvez Monton, Carolina; Rodríguez Leor, Oriol; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Electrocardiogram (ECG) synchronization is useful to avoid the effects of cardiac motion in medical measurements, and is widely used in standard medical imaging. A number of medical equipment include embedded commercial ...
    • A smart textile system to detect urine leakage 

      Martínez Estrada, Marc; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Fernández García, Raúl (2021-05-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper a wearable system with a sensor embroidered on a textile substrate to detect urine leaks is presented. The system consists of a moisture textile capacitive sensor together with the signal conditioning and its ...
    • 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 ...
    • Arduino controlled valvometry equipment for laboratory monitoring 

      Gil Coto, Miguel; Recondo-Caride, Waldo; Silva Caride, Elsa; Velo Lanchas, Antón; Comeau, Luc A.; Filgueira, Ramón; Fernández Babarro, José Manuel (SARTI, 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      High-Frequency Non-Invasive (HFNI) instruments are currently used in bivalve mollusks in order to use them as bioindicators of the local conditions of the environment. Under the STRAUSS project an Arduino controlled equipment ...
    • 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 ...
    • Bioelectrochemical microsensor for short chain fatty acids monitoritzation 

      Forner Castellsagué, Eulàlia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-25)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
      Ha aparegut una nova aproximació a la investigació mèdica, ja que les proves amb animals gastant molt de temps i diners. La nova tendència intenta mimetitzar les funcions essencials d’un òrgan en un sensor. La tecnologia ...
    • 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 ...
    • Capillary microfluidics for immunoassays by integrating 3D printing and pressure-sensitive adhesive 

      Azizian, Pooya; Guerrero-SanVicente, Elena; Grinyte, Ruta; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Cabot, Joan Marc (2021)
      Conference report
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      Herein, we present a versatile immunoassay device made by 3D-printed (3DP) multilevel microfluidic chip sealed by an optically clear Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive (PSA). The bioreceptors were effectively immobilized on the ...
    • 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, ...