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  • Deposition and characterisation of sputtered molybdenum oxide thin films with hydrogen atmosphere 

    López-Pintó, Nicolau; Tom, Thomas; Bertomeu Bo, Joan; Asensi López, José Miguel; Ros Costals, Eloi; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal (2021-10)
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    Sputtered films of reduced molybdenum oxide (MoOx) with a molybdenum trioxide target in different pressures and atmospheres were deposited in varying temperatures. Compositional, optic, and electric characteristics of the ...
  • Improved design of all-optica half subtractor based 2 - dimensional photonic crystal 

    Yoosefi, Oraman; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; Azimi, Nemat (International Journal of Advance Engineering and Research Development (IJAERD), 2019-03-01)
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    Abstract- Forthcoming Optical computers and Optical Signal Processors need all-optical devices in order to get rid of from Optical-Electrical-Optical conversions; Optical gates play a vital role in Optical networks. Photonic ...
  • Surface modification of polytetrafluoroethylene thin films by non-coherent UV light and water treatment for electrowetting applications 

    López, Cristian Daniel; Cedeño Mata, Kristel Michelle; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Bermejo Broto, Sandra (2020-12-01)
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    The electrowetting on dielectric or EWOD phenomenon is used in a wide range of applications, such as Liquid Lenses, Lab-on-Chip devices, or EWOD displays, among others. Its chemical resistance, electrical stability, ease ...
  • Low-cost high-sensitive suns-Voc measurement instrument to characterize c-Si solar cells 

    Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Piñol, Juan M.; Martín García, Isidro; Orpella García, Alberto; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Gerard; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ros Costals, Eloi; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2020-09-01)
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    Measuring open-circuit voltage (Voc) vs. light intensity (Suns) in solar cells permits the access of cell performance without the series resistance effect. This work shows the implementation of a Suns-Voc measurement system ...
  • Analyzing the performance of a miniature 3D wind sensor for Mars 

    Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Kowalski, Lukasz; Jiménez Serres, Vicente; Rodríguez Pérez, Ivette María; Soria Guerrero, Manel; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Pons Nin, Joan (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-10-20)
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    This paper analyzes the behavior of a miniature 3D wind sensor designed for Mars atmosphere. The sensor is a spherical structure of 10 mm diameter divided in four sectors. By setting all the sectors to constant temperature, ...
  • Mixed integration of CDIO skills into telecommunication engineering curricula 

    Sayrol Clols, Elisa; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Pla, Enrique; Prat Viñas, Lluís; Sáez Moreno, Germán; Sardà Ferrer, Joan; Tallon Montoro, Carme (2010)
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    Spain has been intensively involved in designing engineering curricula for the last two years and next academic year all engineering schools will be deploying all bachelor programs adapted to the EHEA and to the Spanish ...
  • Influence of co-sputtered Ag:Al ultra-thin layers in transparent V2O5/Ag:Al/AZO hole-selective electrodes for silicon solar cells 

    Tom, Thomas; Ros Costals, Eloi; Asensi López, José Miguel; Andreu Batallé, Jordi; Bertomeu Balagueró, Joan; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; López-Pintó, Nicolau (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-10-31)
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    As optoelectronic devices continue to improve, control over film thickness has become crucial, especially in applications that require ultra-thin films. A variety of undesired effects may arise depending on the specific ...
  • A miniaturized 3d heat flux sensor to characterize heat transfer in regolith of planets and small bodies 

    Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Rodríguez Manfredi, José Antonio; Jiménez Serres, Vicente; Bermejo Broto, Sandra; Pons Nin, Joan (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-01)
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    The objective of this work is to present the first analytical and experimental results obtained with a 3D heat flux sensor for planetary regolith. The proposed structure, a sphere divided in four sectors, is sensible to ...
  • Application of quasi-steady-state photoconductance technique to lifetime measurements on crystalline germanium substrates 

    Martín García, Isidro; Alcañiz, A.; Jiménez Pagán, Alba; López Rodríguez, Gema; del Cañizo Nadal, Carlos; Datas Medina, Alejandro (2020-07-01)
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    Similar to other high quality crystalline absorbers, an accurate knowledge of surface passivation of crystalline germanium (c-Ge) substrates is crucial for a straightforward improvement of photovoltaic device performance. ...
  • Observation of photovoltaic effect within locally doped silicon nanojunctions using conductive probe AFM 

    Khoury, R.; Alvarez, José; Ohashi, T.; Martín García, Isidro; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Jin, Chen; Li, J.; Rusli, E.; Bulkin, P.; Johnson, E. V. (2020-10-01)
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    Localized p-doped nanojunctions (200–300 nm in diameter) were formed in n-type crystalline silicon substrates and were characterized using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and conductive-probe atomic force microscopy ...
  • Transition metal oxides for kesterite solar cells developed on transparent substrates 

    Becerril Romero, Ignacio; Sylla, Dioulde; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Sánchez González, Yudania; Andrade Arvizu, Jacob; Izquierdo Roca, Víctor; Guc, Maxim; Pérez Rodríguez, Alejandro; Grini, Sigbjørn; Vines, Lasse; Pusay Villarroel, Benjamín Andrés; Almache Hernández, Rosa Estefanía; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Pistor, Jan Paul; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Espindola Rodríguez, Moisés (2020-07-01)
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    Fabrication on transparent soda-lime glass/fluorine-doped tin oxide (FTO) substrates opens the way to advanced applications for kesterite solar cells such as semitransparent, bifacial, and tandem devices, which are key to ...
  • Direct etching at the nanoscale through nanoparticle-directed capillary condensation 

    Garín, Moisés; Khoury, Rasha; Martín García, Isidro; Johnson, Erik (2020-04-28)
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    We report a method to locally deliver a chemical etchant at the nanoscale in the vapor phase by capillary condensation forming a meniscus at the nanoparticle/substrate interface. The process is simple, scalable and does ...

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