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  • Novel synthesis of semiconductor chalcohalide anti-perovskites by low-temperature molecular precursor ink deposition methodologies 

    Caño Prades, Ivan; Benítez Colominas, Pol; Asensi López, José Miguel; Payno, David; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Cazorla Silva, Claudio; Agrawal, Rakesh; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2024)
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    In recent years, a growing interest in the development of new energy harvesting technologies based on earth-abundant, environmentally-friendly semiconductors, has led to the re-discovery of hitherto overlooked materials. ...
  • Gradient doping in Cu2ZnSnSe4 by temperature and potential induced defect steering 

    Jiménez Arguijo, Alex; Caño Prades, Ivan; Atlan, Fabien; Gong, Yuancai; Tiwari, Kunal Jogendra; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Jehl Li-Kao, Zacharie; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Giraldo Muñoz, Sergio (Elsevier, 2023-09-15)
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    Kesterite materials are among the most promising emerging photovoltaic absorbers, despite the number of challenging issues this technology presents. The use of soft thermal post-deposition treatments is key to improving ...
  • Elimination of interface energy barriers using dendrimer polyelectrolytes with fractal geometry 

    Ros Costals, Eloi; Tom, Thomas; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Maggi, Edoardo; Asensi López, José Miguel; Lopez Vidrier, Julià; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Bertomeu Balagueró, Joan; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal (2023-06-03)
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    In this work we study conjugated polyelectrolyte (CPE) films based on polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers of generations G1 and G3. These fractal macromolecules are compared to branched polyethylenimine (b-PEI) polymer using ...
  • Evaluation of spectral estimation parameters for direct sampling FFT-based measuring receivers 

    García Bermúdez, marc; Solé Lloveras, Jordi; Hudlicka, Martin; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024-04-16)
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    The standard CISPR 16-1-1 defines the measuring receiver using a black-box approach and sets requirements for its accuracy and spectral properties. Traditionally, such test receivers were developed using a superheterodyne ...
  • Resilience of QPSK radio links under narrowband and broadband electromagnetic interferences 

    Ali, Asif; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024)
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    Electromagnetic interference has the potential to affect the functionality and performance of radio communication links. This work investigates the impact electromagnetic disturbances have on such wireless links, taking ...
  • Novel capacitive proximity sensor based on electrosprayed silica nanoparticles embedded in NaCl electrolyte 

    Cedeño Mata, Kristel Michelle; Orpella García, Alberto; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Bermejo Broto, Sandra (Elsevier, 2023-08-01)
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    This paper presents the development and analysis of novel capacitive proximity sensors (CPS) based on SiO2 nanoparticles and NaCl. The fabricated devices have been designed using a simple electrode structure intending to ...
  • A novel dual-parameter proximity and touch sensor using SiO2 nanoparticles and NaCl with commercial acrylic-based encapsulation 

    Cedeño Mata, Kristel Michelle; Coloma Velez, Ana Gabriela; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Bermejo Broto, Sandra (Elsevier, 2024-06)
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    This study shows the development and analysis of a novel capacity proximity sensor (CPS) based on a sensing layer made up of a mixture of silicon dioxide nanoparticles (SiO2) and sodium chloride (NaCl), and an encapsulation ...
  • Boosting the sensitivity and hysteresis of a gel polymer electrolyte by embedding SiO2 nanoparticles and PVP for humidity applications 

    Cedeño Mata, Kristel Michelle; Orpella García, Alberto; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Bermejo Broto, Sandra (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2024-01-10)
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    Enhancing sensitivity and hysteresis in capacitance humidity sensors is vital for precise, reliable, and consistent humidity control. This study explores this concern by incorporating polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and SiO2 ...
  • MEMS miniaturized low-noise magnetic field sensor for the observation of sub-millihertz magnetic fluctuations in space exploration 

    Manyosa i Vilardell, Xavier; Roma Dollase, David; Arqué, M.; Bonastre Majoral, Biel; Jiménez Serres, Vicente; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Pons Nin, Joan; Martín Hernández, Víctor; Salvans Tort, Josep; Gómez, Susan F.; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel (Elsevier, 2024-05-15)
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    The objective of this paper is to show that, using magnetic field modulation with a MEMS resonator, it is possible to reduce the noise floor of a commercial Tunneling Magnetic Resistance by one order of magnitude, in the ...
  • Deep Learning and Image data-based surface cracks recognition of laser nitrided Titanium alloy 

    Rizwan Awan, Muhammad; Chan, Chi-Wai; Murphy, Adrian; Kumar, Dileep; Goel, Saurav; McClory, Caroline (Elsevier, 2024-06-21)
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    Laser nitriding, a high-precision surface modification process, enhances the hardness, wear resistance and corrosion resistance of the materials. However, laser nitriding process is prone to appearance of cracks when the ...
  • Improving resilience of sensors in planetary exploration using data-driven models 

    Kumar, Dileep; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Sayrol Clos, Elisa; Torres Redondo, Josefina; Marín Jiménez, Mercedes; Gómez-Elvira Rodríguez, Javier; Mora Sotomayor, Luis; Navarro Lopez, Sara; Rodríguez Manfredi, José Antonio (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2023-09-04)
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    Improving the resilience of sensor systems in space exploration is a key objective since the environmental conditions to which they are exposed are very harsh. For example, it is known that the presence of flying debris ...
  • Real-time lithium battery aging prediction based on capacity estimation and deep learning methods 

    Vega Hernández, Joaquín de la; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2023-12-27)
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    Lithium-ion batteries are key elements in the development of electrical energy storage solutions. However, due to cycling, environmental, and operating conditions, battery capacity tends to degrade over time. Capacity fade ...

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