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  • Characterisation of copper and stainless steel surfaces treated with laser ablation surface engineering 

    Hannah, Adrian N.; Krkotic, Patrick; Valizadeh, Reza; Malyshev, Oleg; Mutch, J.; Whitehead, David J.; Pont, Montse; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Dhanak, Vinod R. (2021-07)
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    In the past few years, it has been established that Laser Ablation Surface Engineering (LASE) is a very effective way of producing surfaces which have Secondary Electron Yields (SEY)¿<¿1. This can be achieved with a variety ...
  • Optical phase effects in reconfigurable microwave photonic filters with multiple wavelength input 

    Nuño Gómez, Daniel-Juan; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción (2021-11)
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    Microwave photonic filters with a multiple wavelength input are analyzed. A comprehensive model assessing the impact of the phase characteristic of the optical stage is presented from which optimized design rules have been ...
  • Algorithm for resonator parameter extraction from symmetrical and asymmetrical transmission responses 

    Krkotic, Patrick; Gallardo Moix, Queralt; Tagdulang, Nikki; Pont Montaner, Montserrat; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, 2021-06-07)
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    We describe an algorithm capable of extracting the unloaded quality factor and the resonant frequency of microwave resonators from vector S-parameters. Both symmetrical (Lorentzian) and asymmetrical (Fano) transmission ...
  • Refining the methodology to correct the faraday rotation angle from SMOS measurements 

    Rubino, Roselena; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González Gambau, Verónica; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Durán Martínez, Israel; Torres Torres, Francisco; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    In this work, a refined methodology to correct the Faraday Rotation angle (FRA) for the SMOS mission is proposed. The method is based on calculating the FRA using the SMOS full-pol radiometric data to obtain VTEC maps ...
  • Characterization of THz radiation by collimated wavefront aperture raster scanning 

    Nuño Gómez, Daniel-Juan; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Gomez Diaz, J. Sebastian; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Universidad de Málaga, 2020)
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    We present measurements for characterization of the beam profile and polarization pattern of lens-coupled photoconductive antennas (PCAs) at THz frequencies using a setup with antennas at fixed positions and a movable ...
  • Technology developments for an advanced L-band radiometer mission 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Catalán Artigas, Albert; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Durán Martínez, Israel; Duffo Ubeda, Núria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    ESA’s Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission was launched 2 Nov 2009 and, to date, is still in good health, providing valuable L-band observations of the Earth surface [1]. A number of products are obtained from ...
  • Optical beam steering network with multiband capability 

    Vega, Sara; Nuño Gómez, Daniel-Juan; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción (Universidad de Málaga, 2020)
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    A multiwavelength (MW) optical true time delay Network (OTTDN) to feed a phased array antenna (PAA) is presented. Beam steering capabilities can be demonstrated when applying MW tuning. A Dual Electrode Mach Zehnder Modulator ...
  • Mixed integration of CDIO skills into telecommunication engineering curricula 

    Sayrol Clols, Elisa; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Cabrera-Bean, Margarita; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Comellas Colomé, Jaume; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Pla, Enrique; Prat Viñas, Lluís; Sáez Moreno, Germán; Sardà Ferrer, Joan; Tallon Montoro, Carme (2010)
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    Spain has been intensively involved in designing engineering curricula for the last two years and next academic year all engineering schools will be deploying all bachelor programs adapted to the EHEA and to the Spanish ...
  • Deriving VTEC maps from SMOS radiometric data 

    Rubino, Roselena; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González Gambau, Verónica; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Durán Martínez, Israel; Martín Neira, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-01)
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    In this work, a new methodology is proposed in order to derive vertical total electron content (VTEC) maps from the radiometric measurements of the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) mission as an alternative approach ...
  • SMOS third mission reprocessing after 10 years in orbit 

    Oliva Balagué, Roger; Martín Neira, Manuel; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Closa Soteras, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Richaume, Philippe; Kainulainen, Juha; Barbosa, José; Lopes, Gonçalo; Tenerelli, Joseph; Díez García, Raúl; González Gambau, Verónica; Crapolicchio, Raffaele (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-01)
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    After more than 10 years in orbit, the SMOS team has started a new reprocessing campaign for the SMOS measurements, which includes the changes in calibration and image reconstruction that have been made to the Level 1 ...
  • High-efficiency reconfigurable dual-band class-F power amplifier with harmonic control network using MEMS 

    Gilasgar, Mitra; Barlabe Dalmau, Antoni; Pradell i Cara, Lluís (2020-07-01)
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    This letter presents a novel reconfigurable, high-efficiency class-F power amplifier (PA) structure, using a commercial GaN-HEMT, that achieves dual-band configuration not only at the fundamental frequency but also at the ...
  • High frequency response of thick REBCO coated conductors in the framework of the FCC study 

    Romanov, Artur; Krkotic, Patrick; Telles, Guilherme; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Pont, Montse; Pérez, Francis; Granados García, Xavier; Calatroni, Sergio; Puig Molina, Teresa; Gutiérrez Royo, Joffre (Nature, 2020-07-23)
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    A thorough microwave response study of high temperature superconductors, considered as an alternative beam screen coating, has become integral in the design decisions for CERN’s future research infrastructure. Here, we ...

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