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  • Analyzing the role of emissivity in stranded conductors for overhead power lines 

    Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Liu, Yuming; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Elsevier, 2024-08)
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    Emissivity and absorptivity are important parameters in overhead power line conductors that depend on the conductor surface condition, so their values change as the conductors age. They have an important effect on their ...
  • Low-power SiPM readout BETA ASIC for space applications 

    Siddharudh Sanmukh, Anand; Gómez, Sergio; Comerma Montells, Albert; Mauricio Ferré, Joan; Manera Escalero, Rafel; Sanuy Charles, Andreu; Guberman, Daniel; Català Mejias, Roger; Espinya Rojas, Albert; Orta Terré, Marina; Torre Pérez, Oscar de la; Gascón Fora, David (Springer, 2024-05-03)
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    The BETA application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) is a fully programmable chip designed to amplify, shape and digitize the signal of up to 64 Silicon photomultiplier (SiPM) channels, with a power consumption of ...
  • Noninvasive flexible current probe as a diagnosis tool inside a PWM chopper module 

    Luo, Chengyang; Ding, Rui; Fang, Wenxiao; Wang, Lei; Chen, Yiqiang; Fernández García, Raúl (2024)
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    Traditional noncontact rigid probes fail to meet the time-domain reconstruction requirements inside industrial modules in an enclosed chamber. In this article, a flexible current probe is proposed as a diagnosis tool to ...
  • A reinforcement learning approach using Markov decision processes for battery energy storage control within a smart contract framework 

    Selseleh Jonban, Mansour; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Marzband, Mousa; Abusorrah, Abdullah (Elsevier, 2024-05-10)
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    With the increasing penetration of renewable energy sources (RESs), the necessity for employing smart methods to control and manage energy has become undeniable. This study introduces a real-time energy management system ...
  • Intelligent fault tolerant energy management system using first-price sealed-bid algorithm for microgrids 

    Selseleh Jonban, Mansour; Romeral Martínez, José Luis; Marzband, Mousa; Abusorrah, Abdullah (Elsevier, 2024-06)
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    In the current landscape of the power industry, computer-based algorithms play a pivotal role in monitoring and controlling distributed energy resources. The prevalence of artificial intelligence algorithms has underscored ...
  • Gradient doping in Cu2ZnSnSe4 by temperature and potential induced defect steering 

    Jiménez Arguijo, Alex; Caño Prades, Ivan; Atlan, Fabien; Gong, Yuancai; Tiwari, Kunal Jogendra; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Jehl Li-Kao, Zacharie; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Giraldo Muñoz, Sergio (Elsevier, 2023-09-15)
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    Kesterite materials are among the most promising emerging photovoltaic absorbers, despite the number of challenging issues this technology presents. The use of soft thermal post-deposition treatments is key to improving ...
  • Elimination of interface energy barriers using dendrimer polyelectrolytes with fractal geometry 

    Ros Costals, Eloi; Tom, Thomas; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Maggi, Edoardo; Asensi López, José Miguel; Lopez Vidrier, Julià; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Bertomeu Balagueró, Joan; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal (2023-06-03)
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    In this work we study conjugated polyelectrolyte (CPE) films based on polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimers of generations G1 and G3. These fractal macromolecules are compared to branched polyethylenimine (b-PEI) polymer using ...
  • Cu2ZnSnSe4-based solar cells with efficiency exceeding 10% by adding a superficial Ge nanolayer: the interaction between Ge and Na 

    Giraldo Muñoz, Sergio; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Pistor, Paul; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar (2016-05)
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    Recently, beneficial effects of the incorporation of small amounts of Ge into Cu2ZnSnSe4 (CZTSe)-based solar cells have been reported, showing that the presence of Ge can enhance the crystalline properties of CZTSe, assisting ...
  • Optical and electrical properties of in-doped Cu2ZnSnSe4 

    Giraldo Muñoz, Sergio; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Escoubas, Ludovic; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar (2016-07)
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    Cu2ZnSnSe4 (CZTSe) is a very promising material as absorber layer for low cost and earth abundant thin film solar cells. Currently in this technology we can find indium in different layers, including the transparent window ...
  • Large efficiency improvement in Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells by introducing a superficial Ge nanolayer 

    Giraldo Muñoz, Sergio; Xie, Hong-Bing; Colina Brito, Mónica Alejandra; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Pistor, Paul; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar (2015-11)
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  • Novel electric arc current emulation system for low-voltage grids 

    Dávila, Asier; Otero Olavarrieta, Alberto; Planas, Estefanía; Cortajarena Echevarría, José Antonio; Arias Pujol, Antoni (Elsevier, 2024-05)
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    An electric arc is a common distribution grid error, even more so with the use of electric vehicles and renewable energy sources that increase the likelihood of grid errors. Several control systems and strategies are under ...
  • Evaluation of spectral estimation parameters for direct sampling FFT-based measuring receivers 

    García Bermúdez, marc; Solé Lloveras, Jordi; Hudlicka, Martin; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024-04-16)
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    The standard CISPR 16-1-1 defines the measuring receiver using a black-box approach and sets requirements for its accuracy and spectral properties. Traditionally, such test receivers were developed using a superheterodyne ...

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