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  • Origin of the negative differential resistance in the output characteristics of a picene-based thin-film transistor 

    Ros, Eloi; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    In this work, we have fabricated and studied p-type picene thin-film transistors. Although the devices exhibited good electrical performance with high field-effect mobility (up to 1.3 cm2/V¿s) and on/off ratios above ...
  • Fuzzy-based energy management of a residential electro-thermal microgrid based on power forecasting 

    Arcos Aviles, Diego Gustavo; Guinjoan Gispert, Francisco; Pascual Miqueleiz, Julio; Marroyo Palomo, Luis; Gordillo Orquera, Rodolfo; Sanchis Gúrpide, Pablo; Marietta, Martín Pablo; Ibarra, Alexander (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    In this paper, an energy management strategy based on microgrid power forecasting is applied to a residential grid-connected electro-thermal microgrid with the aim of smoothing the power profile exchanged with the grid. ...
  • Data conversion in area-constrained applications: the wireless network-on-chip case 

    Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José
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    Network-on-Chip (NoC) is currently the paradigm of choice to interconnect the different components of System-on-Chips (SoCs) or Chip Multiprocessors (CMPs). As the levels of integration continue to grow, however, current ...
  • Developing of the smart textile for energy expenditure monitoring 

    Piedra, A.; Boqué, N; Fernández García, Raúl (2019)
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  • Aging in CMOS RF linear power amplifiers: experimental comparison and modeling 

    Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; Barajas Ojeda, Enrique; Crespo-Yepes, A.; Rodríguez Martínez, Rosana; Martin Martínez, Javier; Nafría Maqueda, Montserrat (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper characterizes experimentally the aging degradation experienced by two different 2.45 GHz power amplifier circuits of similar performance, implemented in a 65 nm CMOS technology. Results demonstrate the importance ...
  • Analog VLSI implementation of kernel-based classifiers 

    Verleysen, Michel; Thissen, P.; Madrenas Boadas, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1994)
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    Kernel-based classifiers are neural networks (radial basis functions) where the probability densities of each class of data are first estimated, to be used thereafter to approximate Bayes boundaries between classes. Such ...
  • 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 ...

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