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  • 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 ...
  • One-point microwave radiometer calibration 

    Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi; Torres Torres, Francisco; Closa Soteras, Josep; Duffo Ubeda, Núria; Durán Martínez, Israel; González Gambau, Verónica; Martín Neira, Manuel (2020-03-01)
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    A method for internally calibrating microwave total power radiometers by using only one level of noise injection is presented. It is based on having a previous accurate characterization of the receiver noise temperature, ...
  • Miniature switchable millimeter-wave BiCMOS low-noise amplifier at 120/140 GHz using an HBT switch 

    Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier); Ribó Pal, Miquel; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Wipf, Selin Tolunay; Göritz, Alexander; Wietstruck, Matthias; Wipf, Christian; Kaynak, Mehmet (2019-10-01)
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    A 120–140 GHz frequency-switchable, very compact low-noise amplifier (LNA) fabricated in a 0.13 µm SiGe:C BiCMOS technology is proposed. A single radio-frequency (RF) switch composed of three parallel hetero junction bipolar ...
  • HE-LHC: the High-Energy Large Hadron Collider: Future Circular Collider Conceptual Design Report Volume 4 

    Abada, A.; Abbrescia, M.; AbdusSalam, S. S.; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Krkotic, Patrick (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 ...
  • Contactless electrical resistance of 2D materials using a rutile resonator 

    Arcos Gutiérrez, David; Krkotic, Patrick; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Pont, Montse; Ametller Congost, Lluís; Ferrer Anglada, Núria (2019-12-12)
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    Measuring the electrical surface resistance of 2D materials without contact can provide a method for obtaining their intrinsic characterisation. The aim of this paper is to show that a rutile dielectric resonator (RDR) can ...
  • Resonance-Based microwave technique for body implant sensing 

    González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Amorós García de Valdecasas, Susana; Rodríguez Leor, Oriol; Gálvez Montón, Carolina; Bayés Genis, Antoni; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-03)
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    There is an increasing need for safe and simple techniques for sensing devices and prostheses implanted inside the human body. Microwave wireless inspection may be an appropriate technique for it. The implanted device may ...
  • Coated conductor technology for the beamscreen chamber of future high energy circular colliders 

    Puig Molina, Teresa; Krkotic, Patrick; Romanov, Artur; O'Callaghan Castellà, Juan Manuel; Gutiérrez Royo, Joffre (2019-09-01)
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    The surface resistance of state-of-the-art REBa2Cu3O7-x coated conductors has been measured at 8 GHz versus temperature and magnetic field. We show that the surface resistance of REBa2Cu3O7-x strongly depends on the ...
  • 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; Krkotic, Patrick (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 ...

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