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  • Electron selective contacts based on Al2O3/TiO2/ZnO stacks for crystalline silicon solar cells 

    Zafoschnig, Lisa; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Martín García, Isidro; Masmitjà Rusiñol, Gerard; López Rodríguez, Gema; Alcubilla González, Ramón (2018)
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    In the last years, our research group has focused on the development of Interdigitated Back Contacted (IBC) solar cells based on transition metal oxides. In particular, a very thin Al2O3/TiO2 stack deposited by ALD has ...
  • Time domain double-loaded electromagnetic field probe applied to unmanned air vehicles 

    Pous Solà, Marc; Fernández Romero, Sergio; Añón, Manuel; Cabello, Miguel R.; Angulo, Luis D.; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    In this study, measurements inside the fuselage of an unmanned air vehicle (UAV) are conducted using a novel double-loaded loop probe. The characterization and evaluation of electromagnetic interference (EMI) within VAVs ...
  • Dynamic performance evaluation of full time domain EMI measurement systems 

    Azpúrua Auyanet, Barón Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    This paper presents the evaluation of the performance of Full Time Domain Electromagnetic Interference measurement systems in terms of the noise figure, the linearity, the dynamic range, the voltage standing wave ratio and ...
  • Exploratory data analysis on stochastic emissions near-field scanning measurements 

    Oliva Sánchez, José Antonio; Azpúrua Auyanet, Barón Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Baharuddin, M.H.; Smartt, C.; Thomas, D.W.P (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Recently, near-field scanning techniques for measuring and analysing stochastic emissions have been theoretically and experimentally studied and they are promising in terms of the characterization and classification radiated ...
  • Full Time Domain EMI Measurement system applied to Railway emissions according to IEC 62236-3-1/EN 50121-3-1 standards 

    Pous Solà, Marc; Azpúrua Auyanet, Barón Marco Aurelio; Oliva Sánchez, José Antonio; Aragon Homar, Marc; González García, Iván; Silva Martínez, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    This paper studies the advantages of applying time-domain based instrumentation to conduct electromagnetic interference emissions from rolling-stock. In IEC 62236-3-1 or EN 50121-3-1 standards, it is mandatory to measure ...
  • A simple gate drive for SiC MOSFET with switching transient improvement 

    Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents a new active gate drive for SiC MOSFETs switching. The proposed driver is based on feedforward control method. The switch is benefited from a simple and effective analog gate driver (GD). The main ...
  • Acoustic TAG tracking: First experiments 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B; O’Reilly, T; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean (Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico de Sistemas de Adquisición Remota y Tratamiento de la Información (SARTI), 2018)
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    Nowadays, the use of autonomous vehicles for ocean research has increased, since these vehicles have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed vessels or oceanographic ships. For example, autonomous surface vehicles ...
  • Underwater multi-target tracking with particle filters 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean; Aguzzi, Jacopo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Robotic platforms communication and interoperability is of relevance for marine science and industrial monitoring. We present results of a particle filter study based on underwater Multi-Target Tracking (MTT) using Autonomous ...
  • An Add-On Electronic Device to Upgrade Mechanical Gas Meters into Electronic Ones 

    Ripoll Vercellone, Edgar; Ferrandiz, Vicent; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
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    Smart utilities enable more efficient energy consumption and distribution and are the key for smart homes development. We propose an electronic device that will be integrated as an add-on to already installed conventional ...
  • Buck converter for low-power PV modules: A Comparative Study 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
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    Autonomous sensors that harvest energy from the environment usually employ a dc/dc converter to regulate the operating voltage of the energy transducer around its maximum power point (MPP). In this context, this work ...
  • A High-Efficiency RF Harvester with Maximum Power Point Tracking 

    Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Robert Sanxis, Francesc Josep; Jordana Barnils, José; Ripoll Vercellone, Edgar; Berenguer Sau, Jordi; Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
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    This paper presents the implementation of a high-efficiency radiofrequency (RF) harvester, which consists of a rectenna and a maximum power point tracker (MPPT). The rectenna was characterized from -30 dBm to -10 dBm at ...
  • Conmutación simétrica del rectificador aplicado a microcentrales hidroeléctricas 

    Bory Prevez, Henry; Martínez García, Herminio; Vazquez Seisdedos, Luis (2018)
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    En el presente trabajo se analizó un rectificador trifásico tipo puente con un interruptor en serie con la carga conmutado con ángulo simétrico, con respecto a los índices corriente eficaz, potencia activa, reactiva, ...

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