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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Contribution to collaborative electricity microgrid management strategies of domestic prosumers 

    Lomascolo Pujadó, Agnès; Martínez García, Herminio (2022-09-01)
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    The aim of this paper is to demonstrate that collaboration between microgrids should be varied and global in order to optimize the collaboration and therefore, decrease the dependence on the electrical grid. In the article, ...
  • Improvements in frequency control of an AC microgrid by means of micro-hydropower combined flow-reduced dump load control method 

    Peña Pupo, Leonardo; Martínez García, Herminio; García Vílchez, Encarnación; Domínguez Abreu, Hugo; Fariñas Wong, Ernesto Y. (2022-09-01)
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    Load Frequency Control (LFC) is an issue of top importance to ensure microgrids (MGs) safe and reliable operation in AC MGs. Primary frequency control of each energy source can be guaranteed in AC MGs in order to integrate ...
  • Evaluation of conductive concrete made with steel slag aggregates 

    Santillán Alarcón, Ninel Estefanía; Speranza, Santiago; Torrents Dolz, Josep M.; Segura Pérez, Ignacio (2022-12)
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    The incorporation of black steel slag (waste from steel production) in concrete responds to a greater awareness of sustainability. In addition, it is capable of increasing electrical conductivity. The objective of this ...
  • Wireless energy harvesting for autonomous reconfigurable intelligent surfaces 

    Ntontin, Konstantinos; Boulogeorgos, Alexandros Apostolos A.; Björnson, Emil; Martins, Wallace Alves; Kisseleff, Steven; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Papazafeiropoulos, Anastasios; Lazarakis, Fotis; Chatzinotas, Symeon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-08-24)
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    In the current contribution, we examine the feasibility of fully-energy-autonomous operation of reconfigurable intelligent surfaces (RIS) through wireless energy harvesting (EH) from incident information signals. Towards ...

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