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  • Design, implementation, and testing of a microwave radiometer for RITA, a 1U payload on board of the AlainSat-1 

    Gonga Siles, Amadeu; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Badia Torrents, Marta; Fernández García-Escudero, Luis; Ramos Castro, Juan José; Jallad, Abdul-Halim; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    In 2019, the IEEE 2nd GRSS Student Grand Challenge selected the Remote sensing and Interference detector with radiomeTry and vegetation Analysis (RITA) payload to fly on board of AlainSat-1, a 3U CubeSat from the United ...
  • Characterization of the stability of indium tin oxide and functional layers for semitransparent back-contact applications on Cu(in,Ga)Se2 solar cells 

    Fonoll Rubio, Robert; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Hoelscher, Torsten; Thomere, Angélica; Jehl Li-Kao, Zacharie; Guc, Maxim; Izquierdo Roca, Víctor; Scheer, Roland; Perez Rodriguez, Alejandro (Wiley, 2022-07-08)
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    Herein, a detailed study of the stability of different ITO-based back-contact configurations (including bare ITO contacts and contacts functionalized with nanometric Mo, MoSe2, and MoS2 layers) under the coevaporation ...
  • Engineering redox active sites enriched 3D-on-2D bimetallic double layered hydroxide electrode for supercapatteries 

    Pugalenthiyar, Thondaiman; Justin Raj, Chellan; Velayutham, Rajavel; Dennyson Savariraj, Antonysamy; Manikandan, Ramu; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Chul Kim, Byung (2022-10)
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    The functionalization of structural nanoengineered battery-type electrodes has aided the emergence of supercapattery (SCp) subclass, which enables a wide range of applications. Herein, our research work provides a platform ...
  • Energy management of grid connected hybrid solar/wind/battery system using golden eagle optimization with incremental conductance 

    Bandahalli Mallappa, Prasad Kumar; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo; Martínez García, Herminio (2022-09-01)
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    Renewable Energy Sources (RES) are currently being used on a much larger scale to support and satisfy the higher energy demands caused by industrialization and population growth. Due to this rise in the number of consumers ...
  • Component sizing of an isolated networked hybrid microgrid based on operating reserve analysis 

    Salehi, Navid; Martínez García, Herminio; Velasco Quesada, Guillermo (2022-08-27)
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    The power-sharing possibility amongst microgrids (MGs) in networked microgrids (NMGs) offers multiple profits to the NMG by employing an applicable energy management system. An efficient energy management system can provide ...
  • Performance of WAVY ocean Lagrangian drifters for surface characterization of ocean dynamic structures 

    Toma, Daniel; Carandell Widmer, Matias; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    Low-cost drifters can measure ocean surface waves thanks to global navigation satellite systems (GNSSs) and new motion-sensor packages. Drifting along or across current gradients allows for unique in-situ wave–current ...
  • Effect of the sampling parameters in FOCV-MPPT circuits for fast-varying EH sources 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Holmes, Andrew S.; Toma, Daniel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-10-20)
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    The fractional open circuit voltage (FOCV) method is extensively used in low-power energy harvesting (EH) sources to extract maximum power. For fast-varying EH sources a fast sampling rate is required. This work theoretically ...
  • A full textile capacitive woven sensor 

    Martínez Estrada, Marc; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Fernández García, Raúl (Wiley, 2022-10-03)
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    In this paper, a full textile capacitive woven sensor integrated over a textile substrate is presented. The sensor consists in an interdigitated capacitance prepared to measure moisture and/or presence detection. In order ...
  • Design of woven meta-materials for electronic textiles for functional applications 

    Zribi, Hanen; Hadj Taieb, Amine; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Fernández García, Raúl; Ardanuy Raso, Mònica (2022-05-30)
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    In this paper, woven wearable metamaterials are developed. For this purpose, several frequency selective surface (FSS) textile absorbers are proposed. The main structure of the FSS consists of a fabric with different patch ...
  • Digital single-image smartphone assessment of total body fat and abdominal fat using machine learning 

    Farina, Gian Luca; Orlandi, Carmine; Lukaski, Henry; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-10-31)
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    Background: Obesity is chronic health problem. Screening for the obesity phenotype is limited by the availability of practical methods. Methods: We determined the reproducibility and accuracy of an automated machine-learning ...
  • A reinforcement learning path planning approach for range-only underwater target localization with autonomous vehicles 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Martín Muñoz, Mario; Katija, Kakani; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Navarro Bernabé, Joan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Conference report
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    Underwater target localization using range-only and single-beacon (ROSB) techniques with autonomous vehicles has been used recently to improve the limitations of more complex methods, such as long baseline and ultra-short ...
  • Experimental abrasion analysis of textile capacitive sensors 

    Martínez Estrada, Marc; Ventura Casellas, Heura; Gil Galí, Ignacio; Fernández García, Raúl (Association of Universities for Textile (AUTEX), 2022)
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    This paper presents an experimental abrasion analysis of textile capacitive sensors based on Martindale test. The textile sensor is manufactured with a well-known woven technology where some yarns are replaced by electrical ...

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