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  • Digital single-image smartphone assessment of total body fat and abdominal fat using machine learning 

    Farina, Gian Luca; Orlandi, Carmine; Lukaski, Henry; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-10-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    Background: Obesity is chronic health problem. Screening for the obesity phenotype is limited by the availability of practical methods. Methods: We determined the reproducibility and accuracy of an automated machine-learning ...
  • Evaluation of conductive concrete made with steel slag aggregates 

    Santillán Alarcón, Ninel Estefanía; Speranza, Santiago; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Segura Pérez, Ignacio (2022-12)
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    Open Access
    The incorporation of black steel slag (waste from steel production) in concrete responds to a greater awareness of sustainability. In addition, it is capable of increasing electrical conductivity. The objective of this ...
  • Agreement between two photoplethysmography-based wearable devices for monitoring heart rate during different physical activity situations: a new analysis methodology 

    Alfonso, Carla; García González, Miguel Ángel; Parrado, Eva; Gil Rojas, Jessyca; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Capdevila, Lluis (Nature, 2022-09-14)
    Article
    Open Access
    Wearables are being increasingly used to monitor heart rate (HR). However, their usefulness for analyzing continuous HR in research or at clinical level is questionable. The aim of this study is to analyze the level of ...
  • Effect of calibration for tissue differentiation between healthy and neoplasm lung using minimally invasive electrical impedance spectroscopy 

    Company Se, Georgina; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Pajares Ruiz, Virginia; Torrego Fernández, Alfons; Riu Costa, Pere Joan; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Bragós Bardia, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    Open Access
    his study proposes a calibration method and analyses the effect of this calibration in lung measures, using minimally invasive electrical impedance spectroscopy with the 3-electrode method, for tissue differentiation between ...
  • Using temporal electrical impedance spectroscopy measures to differentiate lung pathologies with the 3-electrode method 

    Company Se, Georgina; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Riu Costa, Pere Joan; Pajares Ruiz, Virginia; Torrego Fernández, Alfons; Bragós Bardia, Ramon (2022)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Minimally invasive lung bioimpedance measurements could serve in the future diagnosis of lung pathologies complementing biopsies and imaging techniques. Through the electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) technique using ...
  • EMC testing of electricity meters using real-world and artificial current waveforms 

    Van Den Brom, H.E.; ten Have, Bas; Hartman, Tom; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Leferink, F.; van Leeuwen, Ronald; Marais, Zander; Kok, Gertjan J. P.; van Veghel, Marijn G. A.; Kolevatov, Ilia; Malmbekk, Helge (2021)
    Article
    Open Access
    In 2015, the energy measurement of some static electricity meters was found to be sensitive to specific conducted electromagnetic disturbances with very fast current changes caused by highly nonlinear loads, leading to ...
  • Characterization of time domain EM field double-loaded curved loop probe 

    Pous Solà, Marc; Quílez Figuerola, Marcos; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper, we present and analyze the performance of a double-loaded curved loop probe to measure simultaneously electric and magnetic fields (EMF). The aim is to construct a probe that can be fitted to non-planar ...
  • Time domain leveling for EMC conducted radiofrequency immunity tests 

    Solé Lloveras, Jordi; Aragon Homar, Marc; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Íñigo Cuiñas Gómez, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Testing the immunity to conducted radiofrequency disturbances, induced by radio-frequency fields, is fundamental within the electromagnetic compatibility assessment of devices having input and/or output cables. This procedure ...
  • Time and frequency domain characterization of switching losses in GaN FETs power converters 

    Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    This work presents a methodology for the time-frequency characterization of the switching losses in Gallium Nitride Field Effect Transistors used in power electronics applications, particularly in DC-DC converters. Typically, ...
  • Estimation of static energy meter interference in waveforms obtained in on-site scenarios 

    ten Have, Bas; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Hartman, Tom; Pous Solà, Marc; Moonen, Niek; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Leferink, F. (2022-02)
    Article
    Open Access
    Static energy meters have shown errors beyond the standards due to conducted electromagnetic interference of pulsed currents. This was observed in several case studies and confirmed by laboratory experiments, which showed ...
  • Minimally invasive lung tissue differentiation using electrical impedance spectroscopy: a comparison of the 3- and 4-electrode methods 

    Company Se, Georgina; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Pajares Ruiz, Virginia; Torrego Fernández, Alfons; Riu Costa, Pere Joan; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Bragós Bardia, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-12-28)
    Article
    Open Access
    Multiple imaging techniques are used for the diagnosis of lung diseases. The choice of a technique depends on the suspected diagnosis. Computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and positron emission tomography (PET) are imaging ...
  • Non-destructive test approach for assessing the amount of fibre in polymeric fibre reinforced concrete 

    Cruz Romero, Janill Marie de la; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Pujadas Álvarez, Pablo; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Fuente Antequera, Albert de la (Elsevier, 2022-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Over the past decade, significant efforts have been made to develop polymeric-based macro-fibre reinforced concrete (PFRC) for structural applications. Consequently, remarkable growth has been reported in the use of this ...

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