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  • FCC-hh: the hadron collider: future circular collider conceptual design report volume 3 

    Abada, A.; Abbrescia, M.; AbdusSalam, S. S.; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Springer, 2019-07-01)
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    In response to the 2013 Update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics (EPPSU), the Future Circular Collider (FCC) study was launched as a world-wide international collaboration hosted by CERN. The FCC study covered ...
  • FCC-ee: the Lepton Collider: future circular collider conceptual design report volume 2 

    O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Springer, 2019-06-01)
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    In response to the 2013 Update of the European Strategy for Particle Physics, the Future Circular Collider (FCC) study was launched, as an international collaboration hosted by CERN. This study covers a highest-luminosity ...
  • 3-D printed UWB microwave bodyscope for biomedical measurements 

    Rashid, Saba; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Garrido, Alejandra; González, Giselle; Ding, Yongsheng; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi (2019-02-15)
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    In this letter, a three-dimensional (3-D) printed compact ultrawideband (UWB) extended gap ridge horn (EGRH) antenna designed to be used for biological measurements of the human body is described. The operational frequency ...
  • Benefits of applying nodal sampling to SMOS data over semi-enclosed seas and strongly RFI-contaminated regions 

    González Gambau, Verónica; Olmedo, Estrella; Martinez, J.; Turiel, Antonio; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Oliva, Roger; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Radio Frequency Interferences (RFI) are still an important source of contamination in SMOS data. The application of nodal sampling (NS) to brightness temperature images helps to mitigate the degradation that RFIs produce ...
  • A 125-143-GHz frequency-reconfigurable BiCMOS compact LNA using a single RF-MEMS switch 

    Heredia, Julio; Ribó i Pal, Miquel; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Wipf, Selin Tolunay; Göritz, Alexander; Wipf, Christian; Kaynak, Mehmet (2019-05-01)
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    In this letter, a 125-143-GHz frequency-reconfigurable BiCMOS compact low-noise amplifier (LNA) is presented for the first time. It consists of two cascode stages and was fabricated using a 0.13-µm SiGe:C BiCMOS process, ...
  • FCC physics opportunities: future circular collider conceptual design report volume 1 

    Abada, A.; Abbrescia, M.; AbdusSalam, S. S.; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Springer, 2019-06-05)
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    We review the physics opportunities of the Future Circular Collider, covering its e+e-, pp, ep and heavy ion programmes. We describe the measurement capabilities of each FCC component, addressing the study of electroweak, ...
  • Wide field of view microwave interferometric radiometer imaging 

    Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; González Gambau, Verónica; Martín Neira, Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-03-02)
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    In microwave interferometric radiometers with a large field of view, as for example the Microwave Imaging Radiometer with Aperture Synthesis (MIRAS) onboard the Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) satellite, one of the ...
  • Small footprint evaluation of metal coatings for additive manufacturing 

    Krkotic, Patrick; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Rutile resonators have been used in the past to characterize high-temperature superconductors. In this work we describe a novel use of this type of resonator: the characterization of surface resistance in metal coatings ...
  • New methodology for the Faraday rotation angle retrieval in the SMOS field of view 

    Rubino, Roselena; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; González Gambau, Verónica; Torres Torres, Francisco; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Martín Neira, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    In this work, a new methodology to estimate the Faraday Rotation Angle (FRA) from SMOS full-pol brightness temperature is presented. This approach is focused on retrieving the Vertical Total Electron Content (VTEC) and ...
  • SMOS instrument performance after more than 8 years in orbit and lessons learnt for future L-band missions 

    Martín Neira, Manuel; Oliva Balagué, Roger; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; Kainulainen, Juha; Closa Soteras, Josep; Zurita Campos, Alberto Manuel; Cabot, François; Khazaal, Ali; Anterrieu, E.; Barbosa, José; Tenerelli, Joseph; Díez, Raúl; Turiel, Antonio; González Gambau, Verónica (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
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  • A submillimeter wave parabolic reflector by additive manufacturing 

    Romeu Robert, Jordi; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Buitrago Ventura, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    The manufacturing of prototype of an offset parabolic reflector to operate at 120 GHz is presented. The paper describes the different metallization options to achieve a good performance.
  • RF-MEMS switches designed for high-performance uniplanar microwave and mm-wave circuits 

    Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Girbau Sala, David; Ribó Pal, Miquel; Casals Terré, Jasmina; Lázaro Guillén, Antonio; Contreras Lizárraga, Adrián; Llamas Morote, Marco Antonio; Heredia Vega, Julio César; Giacomozzi, Flavio; Margesin, Benno (IntechOpen, 2018-07-18)
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    Radio frequency microelectromechanical system (RF-MEMS) switches have demonstrated superior electrical performance (lower loss and higher isolation) compared to semiconductor-based devices to implement reconigurable microwave ...

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