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  • Accelerated aging quantification of XL-ETFE wires in low pressure aircraft environments 

    Bas Calopa, Pau; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2024)
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    Most international standards for the qualification of insulated wires for aerospace applications are based on degradation tests performed under standard pressure conditions. However, some wires must withstand low pressure ...
  • Photovoltaics in UPC Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineering 

    Silvestre Bergés, Santiago; Torres Torres, Francisco (2024)
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    This study delineates the curriculum covering the instruction of photovoltaic (PV) solar energy within the Electronic Telecommunications Engineering Bachelor's Degree at the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering ...
  • Three-level four-leg Voltage Source Inverter modulation techniques comparison for smart grids 

    Dávila, Asier; Aizpuru, Iñaki; Planas, Estefanía; Cortajarena Echevarría, José Antonio; Arias Pujol, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    When developing smart grids applications, it is often desirable to generate unbalanced voltages in order to compensate different events in the grid. Besides, the power converters used in smart grids applications must be ...
  • Análisis de estrategias de control con gestión térmica para mejorar la fiabilidad de los inversores de tracción aplicados a vehículos eléctricos 

    Trancho, Elena; Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Sierra González, Andrés; Vicente, I; Prieto, Pablo (2023)
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    La fiabilidad es una de las características mas´ deseables para los sistemas electronicos de potencia de propulsi ´ onémbarcados en los vehículos electricos o h ´ íbridos. En general, la industria utiliza perfiles de ...
  • Rapid control prototyping platform to regulate a high-current low-voltage DC/DC power converter prototype to feed superconducting electromagnets 

    Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Martínez de Alegría, Iñigo; Otero Olavarrieta, Alberto; Matallana, A.; de Mallac, Louis (2023)
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    Superconducting electromagnets are key components in modern scientific particle accelerators. For example, among other tasks, they are used to focus particle beams in the collision points. Their magnetic field needs to be ...
  • Epitaxially grown crystalline silicon as electron selective contact layer for crystalline germanium TPV cells 

    Gamel, Mansur Mohammed Ali; López Rodríguez, Gema; Jawhari Colin, Tariq; Olivares, A.J.; Cabarrocas, P. Roca; Garin Escriva, Moises; Martín García, Isidro (2023)
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    Crystalline germanium has been proposed as a cost-effective absorber for the fabrication of thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cells which require, among other technologies, the development of electron-selective contacts. In this ...
  • Active-power voltage-support for a microgrid under short-circuits, modelled in complex valued domain 

    Iñiguez Amigot, José Ignacio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Chico Villegas, José Pascual (2023)
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    The growing number of electric vehicles (EVs) connected to the grid are a promising potential to support the overall system stability, known as vehicle to grid concept. During grid faults these vehicles can be seen as ...
  • Model predictive control for an LCL voltage source inverter with active damping capability and current limitation 

    Chico Villegas, José Pascual; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Komurcugil, Hasan (2023)
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    This paper presents a model predictive control (MPC) for a grid-connected voltage source inverter (VSI) with current limitation. The control algorithm is performed in the dq frame to obtain the amplitude of the inverter ...
  • An improved estimation of unsuitable segments of ballistocardiography records using wavelet transforms 

    García Limón, José Alberto; Alvarado Serrano, Carlos; Casanella Alonso, Ramón (Computing in Cardiology, 2023)
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    A major challenge in BCG measurements is their high sensitivity to motion artifacts, which degrade the signal quality. Several techniques have been developed, especially for BCG measurements during sleep, to automatically ...
  • A novel wearable insole BCG as a surrogate of the standard vertical weighing scale BCG 

    García Limón, José Alberto; Alvarado Serrano, Carlos; Casanella Alonso, Ramón (Computing in Cardiology, 2023)
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    This work presents a new wearable system based on a piezoelectric sensor embedded in a shoe insole to obtain the ballistocardiogram (BCG). The vertical BCG can be related to relevant cardiovascular parameters such as aortic ...
  • Stage-by-stage evaluation of a biomedical system regarding its electromagnetic susceptibility 

    Nunes, Paulo; Quílez Figuerola, Marcos; Fernández Chimeno, Mireya; Silva Martínez, Fernando; Plácido da Silva, Hugo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Electromagnetic interference has been the cause for many failures of medical devices over the past years. All these devices have to undergo a series of tests to validate its conformity regarding electromagnetic compliance. ...
  • Standard 12-lead ECG synthesis from homecare wearable measures 

    Sindreu Cladera, Pau; Mansergas Fernández, Iván; Cano, David; Casas Piedrafita, Óscar (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    A new method to synthesize a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) from a smaller subset of leads have been proposed. It is based on a mathematical model of the heart, which behaves as a source for the electric field. This model ...

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