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  • Analysis of the net metering schemes for PV self-consumption in Denmark 

    Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Aliana, Arnau; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Matas Alcalá, José (2021-04-03)
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    The current Danish regulatory framework BEK 999/2016 for hourly net settled new PV facilities is analysed in detail, evaluating the technical and economic differences between the several envisioned schemes. In addition to ...
  • Assessment of the energy consumption and drivability performance of an IPMSM-driven electric vehicle using different buried magnet arrangements 

    Asef, Pedram; Bargalló Perpiñá, Ramón; Lapthorn, Andrew; Sorniotti, Aldo (2021-03-04)
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    This study investigates the influence of the buried magnet arrangement on the efficiency and drivability performance provided by an on-board interior permanent magnet synchronous machine for a four-wheel-drive electric car ...
  • Individual vs. community: Economic assessment of energy management systems under different regulatory frameworks 

    Alonso Travesset, Alexandre; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Matas Alcalá, José (2021-01-28)
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    In the context of the increasing popularity of self-sufficient communities around the globe, this study aims to compare the economic performance of energy management in two distinct situations: whether it is conducted ...
  • Radiation pattern prediction for metasurfaces: A neural network-based approach 

    Taghvaee, Hamidreza; Jain, Akshay; Timoneda i Comas, Xavier; Liaskos, Christos; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-04-14)
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    As the current standardization for the 5G networks nears completion, work towards understanding the potential technologies for the 6G wireless networks is already underway. One of these potential technologies for the 6G ...
  • Survey on terahertz nanocommunication and networking: A top-down perspective 

    Lemic, Filip; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Tavernier, Wouter; Stroobant, Pieter; Colle, Didier; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Marquez-Barja, Johann; Famaey, Jeroen (2021-06)
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    Recent developments in nanotechnology herald nanometer-sized devices expected to bring light to a number of groundbreaking applications. Communication with and among nanodevices will be needed for unlocking the full potential ...
  • Impact of different regulatory structures on the management of energy communities 

    Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Alonso Travesset, Alexandre; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Matas Alcalá, José (2020-06-01)
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    The following paper aims to prove the importance of embedding the regulatory framework when analyzing the distributed generation activity of an energy community. At present, most of the scientific literature has focused ...
  • Digital metasurface based on graphene: An application to beam steering in terahertz plasmonic antennas 

    Hosseininejad, Seyed Ehsan; Rouhi, Kasra; Neshat, Mohammad; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2019-06-25)
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    Metasurfaces, the two-dimensional counterpart of metamaterials, have caught great attention thanks to their powerful capabilities on manipulation of electromagnetic waves. Recent times have seen the emergence of a variety ...
  • Modified cascaded Z-source high step-up boost converter 

    Salehi, Navid; Martínez García, Herminio; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo (2020-11-17)
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    To improve the voltage gain of step-up converters, the cascaded technique is considered as a possible solution in this paper. By considering the concept of cascading two Z-source networks in a conventional boost converter, ...
  • A comprehensive model for the design of a microgrid under regulatory constraints using synthetical data generation and stochastic optimization 

    Alonso Travesset, Alexandre; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Salas Prat, Josep Maria (Pep); Matas Alcalá, José (2020-10-26)
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    As renewable energy installation costs decrease and environmentally-friendly policies are progressively applied in many countries, distributed generation has emerged as the new archetype of energy generation and distribution. ...
  • Proximate time-optimal digital control for synchronous buck DC-DC converters 

    Yousefzadeh, Vahid; Babazadeh, Amir; Ramachandran, Bhaskar; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Pao, Lucy; Maksimovic, Eduard Alarcón And Dragan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2007-07)
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    This paper introduces an approach to near time-optimal control for synchronous buck dc-dc converters. The proposed proximate time-optimal digital (PTOD) controller is a combination of a constant-frequency pulsewidth ...
  • Radiation characteristics of tunable graphennas in the terahertz band 

    Llatser Martí, Ignacio; Kremers, Christian; Chigrin, Dmitry N.; Jornet Montaña, Josep Miquel; Lemme, Max C.; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2012-12)
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    Graphene-enabled wireless communications constitute a novel paradigm which has been proposed to implement wireless communications among nanosystems. Indeed, graphene-based plasmonic nano-antennas, or graphennas, just a few ...
  • Graphene-based nano-patch antenna for terahertz radiation 

    Llatser Martí, Ignacio; Kremers, Christian; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Jornet Montaña, Josep Miquel; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Chigrin, Dmitry N. (Elsevier, 2012-10)
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    The scattering of terahertz radiation on a graphene-based nano-patch antenna is numerically analyzed. The extinction cross section of the nano-antenna supported by silicon and silicon dioxide substrates of different thickness ...

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