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  • KCN chemical etching of van der Waals Sb2Se3 thin films synthesized at low temperature leads to inverted surface polarity and improved solar cell efficiency 

    Jiménez Guerra, Maykel; Calvo Barrio, Lorenzo; Asensi López, José Miguel; Caño Prades, Ivan; Yan, Shunya; Barrena Villas, Esther; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Jehl, Zacharie Victor Samuel Na; Sánchez González, Yudania; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2024-01-22)
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    Recent developments in Sb2Se3 van der Waals material as an absorber candidate for thin film photovoltaic applications have demonstrated the importance of surface management for improving the conversion efficiency of this ...
  • WFAsic: A high-performance ASIC accelerator for DNA sequence alignment on a RISC-V SoC 

    Haghi, Abbas; Álvarez Martí, Lluc; Fornt Mas, Jordi; Haro Ruiz, Juan Miguel de; Figueras Bagué, Roger; Doblas Font, Max; Marco Sola, Santiago; Moreto Planas, Miquel (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2023)
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    The ever-increasing yields in genome sequence data production pose a computational challenge to current genome sequence analysis tools, jeopardizing the future of personalized medicine. Leveraging hardware accelerators ...
  • Efficiency enhancement and doping type inversion in Cu2CdSnS4 solar cells by Ag substitution 

    Ibrahim, Ahmad; Lie, Stener; Tan, Joel Ming Riu; Swope, Ryan; Gon Medaille, Axel; Hadke, Shreyash; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Agrawal, Rakesh; Wong, Lydia H. (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2023-12-22)
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    The main limiting factor of kesterite-related solar cells is the low open-circuit voltage (VOC) relative to their bandgap. This drawback has been correlated with the easily formed anti-site defects caused by similar ionic ...
  • Robust algorithm for the detection and classification of QRS complexes with different morphologies using the continuous spline wavelet transform with automatic scale detection 

    Martínez Suárez, Frank; Alvarado Serrano, Carlos; Casas Piedrafita, Óscar (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2024-01-10)
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    This work presents an algorithm for the detection and classification of QRS complexes based on the continuous wavelet transform (CWT) with splines. This approach can evaluate the CWT at any integer scale and the analysis ...
  • Novel circuit design methodology with graphene nanoribbon based devices 

    Rallis, Konstantinos; Dimitrakopoulos, Giorgos; Dimitrakis, Panagiotis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Cotofana, Sorin; Karafyllidis, Ioannis; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Graphene has attracted a high amount of interest in recent years in many research fields, including the field of electronics. Due to its spectacular properties, it is investigated as a candidate material for the realization ...
  • Study and design of an RF energy harvesting system for WSN networks 

    Rachid, Adil; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; Moreno García, Sebastián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    The objective of RF (radio frequency) energy harvesting in wireless sensor networks (WSN) is to reduce the reliance on batteries and extend the lifespan of sensor nodes. This technique involves capturing and storing energy ...
  • Energy efficient object detection for automotive applications with YOLOv3 and approximate hardware 

    Fornt Mas, Jordi; Fontova Muste, Pau; Caro Roca, Martí; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Altet Sanahujes, Josep; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Deep neural networks are the dominant models for perception tasks in the automotive domain, but their high computational complexity makes it difficult to execute them in real time with an acceptable power consumption on ...
  • CBRAM-based bio-inspired circuit for the emulation and treatment of the Parkinson’s Disease 

    Chatzipaschalis, Ioannis; Tsipas, Evangelos; Fyrigos, Iosif-Angelos; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch. (2023-12-05)
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    In recent years, the intrinsic neuromorphic properties of memristor devices have led to their extensive use in brain-inspired circuits and systems. The development of brain-inspired (nano)circuits incorporating memristors ...
  • A reprogrammable graphene nanoribbon-based logic gate 

    Rallis, Konstantinos; Fyrigos, Iosif-Angelos; Dimitrakis, Panagiotis; Dimitrakopoulos, George N.; Karafyllidis, Ioannis; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch. (2023)
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    In this article, taking into consideration the exceptional technological properties of a unique 2-D material, namely Graphene, we are envisioning its usage as the structure material of a non-back-gated re-programmable ...
  • Microwave resonators for wearable sensors design: a systematic review 

    Royo Roig, Iris; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2023-11-10)
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    The field of flexible electronics is undergoing an exponential evolution due to the demand of the industry for wearable devices, wireless communication devices and networks, healthcare sensing devices and the technology ...
  • Efficient in situ assessment of radiated emissions using time-domain measurements 

    Solé Lloveras, Jordi; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Aragon Homar, Marc; Yoshioka, Yasutoshi; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    This paper presents three different case studies where the electromagnetic emissions of atypical equipment (a photovoltaic system, a passenger boarding bridge and a pallet washing machine) have been assessed in situ using ...
  • Measuring receiver benchmark for conducted and radiated emissions testing in space applications 

    Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Solé Lloveras, Jordi; Zhao, Dongsheng; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    This paper compares the measurement results obtained from three different implementations of measuring receivers regarding spectral level accuracy. The objective is to validate the suitability of direct sampling electromagnetic ...

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