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  • Bromine etching of kesterite thin films: perspectives in depth defect profiling and device performance improvement 

    Tiwari, Kunal; Jiménez Arguijo, Alex; Giraldo, Sergio; Placidi, Marcel Jose; Calvo-Barrio, L; Fonoll Rubio, Robert; Izquierdo Roca, Víctor; Sánchez González, Yudania; Perez Rodriguez, Alejandro; Saucedo Silva, Edgardo Ademar; Jehl Li-Kao, Zacharie (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    Using a controlled bromine etching on kesterite absorbers, two major results are obtained. We establish the first defect depth profiling and secondary phases depth profiling of a state of the art Cu2ZnSnSe4 (CZTSe) film ...
  • Artificial intelligence contribution to eHealth application 

    Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    A presentation of the eHealth related concepts and challenges is done, together with an analysis on how the use of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques can improve the management of the data generated by the eHealth ...
  • Design and implementation of a very-low-power wireless network of sensors in an underground utility tunnel for medium and high voltage transmission lines 

    Rachid, Adil; López Martínez, Antonio Miguel; Moreno García, Sebastián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    The reliability of the electrical network and the need to minimize economic losses due to unexpected power outages have led electricity distribution companies to introduce diagnostic and preventive maintenance programs to ...
  • Study of PV systems for self-consumption at the UPC based on simulations by using PVSol 

    Silvestre Bergés, Santiago (Czech Technical University, 2022)
    Conference lecture
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    The aim of this work is to carry out a sustainability study in five campuses of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya BarcelonaTech (UPC) around Catalunya, i.e. Campus North and South Campuses in Barcelona city, Campus ...
  • Generation WAVY: a new breed of surface drifters for all ocean domains 

    da Silva, António Jorge; Sousa, Alexandre; Pedrera, Félix; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Pinto, José P.; Oliveira, M.; Gonçalves, Pedro; de Saint Léger, Philippe; Chumbinho, Rogério (Instituto Hidrográfico, 2022)
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    A new family of multi-purpose, multi-sensor, small sized, easy-to-handle, low-cost, spherical surface drifters is about to appear in the market, with its first three models. The WAVY Ocean is a current, wave and near-surface ...
  • Nvidia CUDA parallel processing of large FDTD meshes in a desktop computer 

    Calatayud Camps, Robert; Navarro Modesto, Enrique; Navarro Camba, Enrique A.; Sangary, Nagula T. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
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    The Finite Difference in Time Domain numerical (FDTD) method is a well know and mature technique in computational electrodynamics. Usually FDTD is used in the analysis of electromagnetic structures, and antennas. However ...
  • Indoor monitoring system based on ARQ signaling generated by a Visible Light Communication link 

    Bas, Joan; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio; Busquets González, Martí; Dowhuszko, Alexis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    Visible Light Communications (VLC) is a candidate technology that complements the benefits of radio communication networks, particularly in those situations where a low-cost solution using license-free spectrum is required ...
  • Loopback strategy for TSN-compliant traffic queueing and shaping in automotive gateways 

    González Mariño, Ángela; Fons, Francesc; Zhang, Haigang; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    In this work, authors present a Hardware (HW)based loopback strategy which is a new paradigm in networkprocessing, for HW efficient and cost-effective integration of TimeSensitive Networking (TSN) functionalities within ...
  • Capacitorless voltage regulator devoted to power management 

    Martínez García, Herminio; García Vílchez, Encarnación (Vienna University of Technology, 2020)
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    This article aims to present the design of a 4.5-V, 450-mA low drop-out (LDO) voltage linear regulator based on a two-stage cascoded operational transconductance amplifier (OTA) as error amplifier. The aforementioned ...
  • Capacitorless low-dropout regulator for power management applications 

    Martínez García, Herminio; García Vílchez, Encarnación (2021)
    Conference report
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    This article aims to present the design of a 4.5-V, 450-mA low drop-out (LDO) voltage linear regulator based on a two-stage cascoded operational transconductance amplifier (OTA) as error amplifier. The aforementioned ...
  • Non-external capacitor LDO regulator for power management applications 

    Martínez García, Herminio; García Vílchez, Encarnación (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
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    This article aims to present the design of a 4.5-V, 450-mA low drop-out (LDO) voltage linear regulator based on a two-stage cascoded operational transconductance amplifier (OTA) as error amplifier. The aforementioned ...
  • Improvement of the PF using symmetrical angle switched single- & three-phase rectifiers in micro hydro power plants 

    Bory Prevez, Henry; Martínez García, Herminio; Vazquez Seisdedos, Luis; García Vílchez, Encarnación (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Micro-size hydro power plants (µHPPs) 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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