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  • VIA: A smart scratchpad for vector units with application to sparse matrix computations 

    Pavón Rivera, Julián; Vargas Valdivieso, Iván; Barredo Ferreira, Adrián; Marimon Illana, Joan; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Valero Cortés, Mateo; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    Sparse matrix operations are critical kernels in multiple application domains such as High Performance Computing, artificial intelligence and big data. Vector processing is widely used to improve performance on mathematical ...
  • Scaling of multi-core quantum architectures: a communications-aware structured gap analysis 

    Rodrigo Muñoz, Santiago; Bandic, Medina; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; van Someren, Hans; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; García Almudéver, Carmen (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
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    In the quest of large-scale quantum computers, multi-core distributed architectures are considered a compelling alternative to be explored. A crucial aspect in such approach is the stringent demand on communication among ...
  • Impact on the wave parameters estimation of a kinetic energy harvester embedded into a drifter 

    Carandell Widmer, Matias; Toma, Daniel; Pinto, José P.; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    The effect of a Kinetic Energy Harvester (KEH) on the wave parameters estimation at a WAVY Ocean (WO) drifter is being studied. An algorithm has been developed to calculate the wave parameters from the Inertial Measuring ...
  • Novel architectural strategies to support an nZEB Mediterranean school 

    Crespo Sánchez, Eva; Dacosta Díaz, Joan Ramon; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos (2019)
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    The Educational Department of Catalan Government has designed a new public school located at the center of Catalonia, in the town of Solsona. For this new construction model, they have set a main goal to minimize the energy ...
  • Novel methodology towards a deep retrofit in Mediterranean schools of climatic zones: C2, D3, D2, E1 

    Crespo Sánchez, Eva; Dacosta Díaz, Joan Ramon; Kampouropoulos, Konstantinos (Universidad de Cantabria, 2020)
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    En base a los trabajos realizados de este estudio, los cuales se describen en detalle a continuación, cabe destacar algunas conclusiones que están relacionadas con las estrategias pasivas: (1) la reducción de la demanda ...
  • Noise-induced Performance Enhancement of Variability-aware Memristor Networks 

    Ntinas, Vasileios; Fyrigos, Iosif; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Martin Martinez, Javier; Rodriguez, Rosana; Nafría Maqueda, Montserrat (2019)
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    Memristor networks are capable of low-power, massive parallel processing and information storage. Moreover, they have widely used for a vast number of intelligent data analysis applications targeting mobile edge devices ...
  • Experimental investigation of memristance enhancement 

    Ntinas, Vasileios; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Rodriguez, Rosana; Nafría Maqueda, Montserrat (2019)
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    Memristor devices are two-terminal nanoscale circuit elements that exhibit nonvolatile information storing and can be manufactured in ultra-dense arrays with low-power operation. Although, theoretically, memristors are ...
  • Effect of bending on a textile UHF-RFID tag antenna 

    El Bakkali, Mohamed; Martínez Estrada, Marc; Fernández García, Raúl; Gil Galí, Ignacio; El Mrabet, Otman
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    In this paper, a textile UHF-RFID tag antenna at 915 MHz based on a T-match dipole loaded with circular patch on a felt fabric substrate is presented and discussed. In addition, the bending impact on the read range is ...
  • On-site waveform survey in LV distribution network using a photovoltaic installation 

    ten Have, Bas; Azpúrua Auyanet, Marco Aurelio; Pous Solà, Marc; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Leferink, F. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Conducted electromagnetic interference has shown to result in misreadings of static energy meters due to non-linear current waveforms. Based on these findings it is of interest to survey waveforms that occur in typical low ...
  • Laser fired contacts on amorphous silicon deposited by hot-wire cvd on crystalline silicon 

    Blanque, S; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal; Muñoz Cervantes, Delfina; Martín García, Isidro; Orpella García, Alberto; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Alcubilla González, Ramón (WIP Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. Planungs-KG, 2008)
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    In this work we study aluminium laser-fired contacts for intrinsic amorphous silicon layers deposited by Hot-Wire CVD. This structure could be used as an alternative low temperature back contact for rear passivated ...
  • The origin of emitter-like recombination for inverted c-Si surfaces 

    Martín García, Isidro; Hoex, B; Sanden, M C M van de; Alcubilla González, Ramón; Kessels, W M M (WIP Wirtschaft und Infrastruktur GmbH & Co. Planungs-KG, 2008)
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    c-Si samples whose surface passivation is based on highly inverted surfaces experimentally show a decrease in effective lifetime at low illumination levels while a flat dependence is expected from the current theoretical ...
  • Symmetrical angle switched single–phase and 3–phase rectifiers: application to micro hydro power plants 

    Bory Prevez, Henry; Vazquez Seisdedos, Luis; Martínez García, Herminio; Majanne, Yrjö (2019)
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    Micro-size hydro power plants are commonly used at remote areas to supply islanded AC micro-grids. A typical way to control grid frequency is to manipulate active power dissipated in ballast loads by AC/AC converters. ...

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