Recerca de nous sensors i de mètodes de mesura basats en variacions d'impedància elèctrica i de les interfícies electròniques per al condicionament i el processament dels senyals, amb èmfasi en macrosensors basats en tecnologies de baix cost, sensors autònoms i intel·ligents, xarxes de sensors, processament analògic dels senyals, sistemes d'adquisició de dades, espectroscòpia i tomografia d'impedància elèctrica,reducció d'interferències i soroll a la instrumentació, mesura de paràmetres fisiològics amb mètodes no invasors i biotelemetria. Transferència de tecnologia en sensors i sistemes de mesura per a enginyeria.

Recent Submissions

  • A novel low-cost smart leaf wetness sensor 

    Hornero Ocaña, Gemma; Gaitán Pitre, Jorge Eliécer; Serrano Finetti, Roberto Ernesto; Casas Piedrafita, Óscar; Pallàs Areny, Ramon (2017-12-01)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Solar energy radiation measurement with a low–power solar energy harvester 

    López Lapeña, Oscar; Pallàs Areny, Ramon (2018-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Solar energy radiation measurements are essential in precision agriculture and forest monitoring and can be readily performed by attaching commercial pyranometers to autonomous sensor nodes. However this solution significantly ...
  • Time-Division Multiplexing Control of Multi-Input Converters for Low-Power Solar Energy Harvesters 

    López Lapeña, Oscar (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-03-29)
    Article
    Open Access
    Many autonomous sensor nodes use small photovoltaic (PV) panels oriented towards the direction that provides the highest energy yield in the worst-case scenario. Since all those panels operate at similar irradiance and ...
  • Accelerating K-mer Frequency Counting with GPU and Non-Volatile Memory 

    Cadenelli, Nicola; Polo Cantero, José; Carrera Pérez, David (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The emergence of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms has increased the throughput of genomic sequencing and in turn the amount of data that needs to be processed, requiring highly efficient computation for its ...
  • Journal of Electrical Bioimpedance 

    Pallàs Areny, Ramon (University of Oslo, 2018-07-30)
    Article
    Open Access
  • Method and apparatus for obtaining cardiovascular information by measuring between two extremities 

    Pallàs Areny, Ramon; Casanella Alonso, Ramón; Gómez Clapers, Joan (2014-06-04)
    External research report
    Open Access
    In this patent of invention there are described a method and an apparatus for obtaining information on the cardiovascular system beat by beat and continuously which are based exclusively on measurements between two limbs ...
  • Performance characterization of spark workloads on shared NUMA Systems 

    Baig, Shuja Ur Rehman; Amaral, Marcelo; Polo Cantero, José; Carrera Pérez, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    As the adoption of Big Data technologies becomes the norm in an increasing number of scenarios, there is also a growing need to optimize them for modern processors. Spark has gained momentum over the last few years among ...
  • Battery aging impedance spectroscopy and incremental capacity analysis 

    Ovejas Benedicto, Victòria Júlia; Cuadras Tomàs, Àngel (ZAHNER-elektrik GmbH & Co. KG, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We analize electrochemical LiFePO4 cells with impedance spectroscopy and incremental capacity analysis in order to establish a correlation with capacity fade. We found that polarization and diffusion impeances increased ...
  • Battery Impedance Spectroscopy obtained from Electrochemical Model 

    Miró Jané, Pol; Cuadras Tomàs, Àngel (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We investigate impedance spectra obtained from an electrochemical model using pulsed signals. We characterize the dependence of NiMH battery parameters such as electrodes porosity and conductivity on impedance. We are able ...
  • Biosensors for m-health 

    Pallàs Areny, Ramon (2017-06-14)
    Lecture
    Open Access
  • Multisensor system for analyzing the thigh movement during walking 

    Borghetti, Michela; Serpelloni, Mauro; Sardini, Emilio; Casas Piedrafita, Óscar (2017-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Body movements monitoring may allow preventing, diagnosing, and recovering several wrong attitudes that could lead to possible future diseases. A multisensor system was developed to measure thigh movements in free-living ...
  • A novel algorithm for fast BCG cycle extraction in ambulatory scenarios 

    Gómez Clapers, Joan; Casanella Alonso, Ramón; Pallàs Areny, Ramon (2016)
    Conference lecture
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    A novel algorithm JDet for ballistocardiogram (BCG) cycle extraction is presented that is intended for the fast generation of ensemble averages in ambulatory scenarios where the ECG signal is not available. First, the ...

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