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  • Convective boundary-layer height estimation from combined radar and Doppler lidar observations in VORTEX-SE 

    Villalonga, Joan; Beveridge, Susan L.; Araujo Da Silva, Marcos Paulo; Tanamachi, Robin; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Turner, David Dave; Frasier, Stephen J. (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2020)
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    The Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment Southeast (VORTEX-SE) provides a wealth of long-duration, high-resolution, vertically pointing observations from active and passive ground-based remote ...
  • Atmospheric boundary layer height disambiguation using synergistic remote sensing observations: case examples from VORTEX-SE 

    Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Tanamachi, Robin; Araujo Da Silva, Marcos Paulo; Villalonga, Joan; Frasier, Stephen J.; Turner, David Dave (International Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE), 2020)
    Conference report
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    Synergistic remote sensing of the atmosphere, combined with adaptive techniques, offers unprecedented opportunities to characterise the evolution of key atmospheric features such as the Atmospheric Boundary Layer (ABL). ...
  • Ceilometer-based rain-rate estimation: A case-study comparison with S-band radar and disdrometer retrievals in the context of VORTEX-SE 

    Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Frasier, Stephen J.; Waldinger, Joseph; Turner, David Dave; Tanamachi, Robin; Dawson, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-12)
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    Attenuated backscatter measurements from a Vaisala CL31 ceilometer and a modified form of the well-known slope method are used to derive the ceilometer extinction profiles during rain events, restricted to rainfall rates ...
  • Design and characterization of non-planar 3D-printed passive UHF-RFID tag 

    Vila Vidal, Núria; Salas Barenys, Arnau; García Carrillo, Àgueda; Romeu Robert, Jordi; González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís; López Villegas, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This paper presents the design and preliminary characterization of a novel 3D passive UHF-RFID tag. The prototype is fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques: 3D printing and copper electroplating. The design, ...
  • Flexible coherent UDWDM-PON with dynamic user allocation based on limited-tunability lasers 

    Segarra Mullerat, Josep; Sales Zaragozá, Vicente; Polo Querol, Víctor; Tabares Giraldo, Jeison; Prat Gomà, Josep Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-01)
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    Coherent wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) technologies have leveraged the optical communication systems in core networks, increasing the fiber capacity by transmission with advanced modulation formats and mitigation ...
  • Synergy of Raman lidar and modeled temperature for relative humidity profiling: assessment and uncertainty analysis 

    Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Sicard, Michaël; Granados Muñoz, María José; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; García Vizcaíno, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    Relative humidity (RH) profiling using Raman lidars requires simultaneous range-resolved temperature and pressure data that are not always available. We propose and assess a method based on the use of a locally retrieved ...
  • High-frequency contactless characterization of 2D materials. Graphene, WS2 

    Arcos Gutiérrez, David; Nuño Gómez, Daniel-Juan; Ametller Congost, Lluís; Ferrer Anglada, Núria (2020-12)
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    The electrical conductivity of two-dimensional (2D) materials without any electrical contact can be obtained using two different methods: the terahertz time domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) method, in the range from GHz up ...
  • Polar coding for the wiretap broadcast channel with multiple messages 

    Olmo Alòs, Jaume del; Rodríguez Fonollosa, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    A polar coding scheme is proposed for the Wiretap Broadcast Channel with two legitimate receivers and one eaves-dropper. We consider a model in which the transmitter wishes to to reliably send different confidential and ...
  • Generic performance simulator of spaceborne GNSS-Reflectometer for land applications 

    Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Castellví Esturi, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
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    Nowadays, the space missions employing the global navigation satellite system reflectometry (GNSS-R) are UK TDS-1, NASA CYGNSS, and the Chinese BuFeng-1A/B twin satellites, part of the first Chinese global navigation ...
  • The Input-output equivalent sources method for fast simulations of distributed nonlinearities in bulk acoustic wave resonators and filters 

    Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; González Rodríguez, Marta; Mateu Mateu, Jordi; Perea Robles, Rafael; Aigner, Robert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This work presents a new method to analyze weak distributed nonlinear effects, with focus on the generation of harmonics (H) and intermodulation products (IMD) in bulk acoustic wave resonators and filters composed of them. ...
  • Assessing LoRa for satellite-to-Earth communications considering the impact of Ionospheric Scintillation 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-07)
    Article
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    Since the appearance of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT) has gained an increased interest, with multiple technologies emerging and converging to cover different user needs. One of the biggest challenges today is to have global ...
  • Wireless sensing of concrete setting process 

    González López, Giselle; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Cairó, Ignasi; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-10-21)
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    An RFID-based wireless system to measure the evolution of the setting process of cement-based materials is presented in this paper. The system consists of a wireless RFID temperature sensor that works embedded in concrete, ...

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