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  • A 3D printed lens antenna for 5G applications 

    Ballesteros, Christian; Maestre, Marcos; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    A switchable multi-antenna architecture for lens-assisted beamsteering in the Ka-band region allocated for 5G communications (24-30 GHz) is proposed. The radiating elements are bow-tie antennas mounted with a 3D printed ...
  • Simulating distributed small satellite networks: A model-based tool tailored to decentralized resource-constrained systems 

    Araguz López, Carles; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2019)
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    The conception of new Earth-observing satellite systems is urging the development of tools that can assist engineering teams in their design, validation and testing pursuits. Large-scale Distributed Satellite Systems (DSS) ...
  • Mission and system architecture for an operational network of earth observation satellite nodes 

    Tonetti, Stefania; Cornara, Stefania; Vicario, Gonzalo; Pierotti, Stéphane; Cote, Judith; Araguz López, Carles; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Llaveria Godoy, David; Lancheros Sepulveda, Estefany Maria; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Bou Balust, Elisenda; Rodríguez, Pedro; Sochacki, Mateusz; Narkiewicz, Janusz (2019)
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    Over the next few years, Europe will take important steps towards implementing the architecture of the Copernicus Space Component for Earth Observation (EO), fulfilling the needs of stakeholders concerned with land monitoring, ...
  • Assessment of multi-scale SMOS and SMAP soil moisture products across the Iberian Peninsula 

    Portal González, Gerard; Jagdhuber, Thomas; Vall-Llossera Ferran, Mercedes Magdalena; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Pablos Hernánez, Miriam; Entekhabi, Dara; Piles, María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-02-01)
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    In the last decade, technological advances led to the launch of two satellite missions dedicated to measure the Earth’s surface soil moisture (SSM): the ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) launched in 2009, and ...
  • A novel formulation of independence detection based on the sample characteristic function 

    Cabrera Estanyol, Ferran de; Riba Sagarra, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    A novel independence test for continuous random sequences is proposed in this paper. The test is based on seeking for coherence in a particular fixed-dimension feature space based on a uniform sampling of the sample ...
  • Comprehensive nonlinear characterization and modeling of a BAW duplexer 

    Collado Gómez, Juan Carlos; Mateu Mateu, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper performs a comprehensive nonlinear modeling of a Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) duplexer operating at the band 7 of the LTE wireless communication standard. The modeling starts by an accurate characterization of the ...
  • Innovative mmWave transmissions schemes channel models and antennas 

    Agustín de Dios, Adrián; Vidal Manzano, José; Pascual Iserte, Antonio; Raafat Hosny Mohamed Fahm, Ahmed; Aslam, Zahid; Corre, Yoann; Basavarajappa, Vedaprabhu; Bedia, Beatriz; Tan, Yi; Wang, Cheng-Xiang (2017-10-12)
    External research report
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    The next generation (5G) of wireless communication will improve upon existing mobile communication standards significantly while taking into account the increasing amount of stress on the limited amount of available ...
  • State-of-the-art assessment of 5G mmWave communications 

    Agustín de Dios, Adrián; Vidal Manzano, José; Corre, Yoann; Gougeon, Gregory; Letourneux, Florian; Basavarajappa, Vedaprabhu; Bedia, Beatri; Tan, Yi (2016-04-30)
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    Main objective of the European 5Gwireless project, which is part of the H2020 Marie Slodowska- Curie ITN (Innovative Training Networks) program resides in the training and involvement of young researchers in the elaboration ...
  • Telecomunicacions 

    Berenguer Sau, Jordi (Enciclopèdia Catalana, SLU, 2019-03-08)
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    L’Anuari 2018 recull els fets, les personalitats, els avenços científics i tecnològics, les novetats culturals i els temes de debat que han estat més presents en l’àmbit públic al llarg de l’any 2018. L’estructura de ...
  • Evaluating link latency in distributed SDN-based control plane architectures 

    Sgambelluri, Andrea; Casas, Xavier; Spadaro, Salvatore; Monti, Paolo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Being able to account for the value of latency introduced by the transport infrastructure is considered a crucial feature for any 5G service provisioning strategy. This paper proposes a methodology for the automatic ...
  • Machine learning-based in-band OSNR estimation from optical spectra 

    Locatelli, Fabiano; Christodoulopoulos, Konstantinos; Svaluto Moreolo, Michela; Fàbrega, Josep Maria; Spadaro, Salvatore (2019-12-15)
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    Measuring the optical signal to noise ratio (OSNR) at certain network points is essential for failure handling, for single connection but also global network optimization. Estimating OSNR is inherently difficult in dense ...
  • Miniature switchable millimeter-wave BiCMOS low-noise amplifier at 120/140 GHz using an HBT switch 

    Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier); Ribó Pal, Miquel; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Wipf, Selin Tolunay; Göritz, Alexander; Wietstruck, Matthias; Wipf, Christian; Kaynak, Mehmet (2019-10-01)
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    A 120–140 GHz frequency-switchable, very compact low-noise amplifier (LNA) fabricated in a 0.13 µm SiGe:C BiCMOS technology is proposed. A single radio-frequency (RF) switch composed of three parallel hetero junction bipolar ...

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