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Recent Submissions

  • 3D beamsteering low complexity reconfigurable multilevel antenna 

    Zhou, Ivan; Ramirez, German; Montero, Luca; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2020-04)
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    A low-complexity reconfigurable antenna (RA) capable of steering its beam into nine different directions corresponding to ¿={-42°,0°,42°} in the ¿={25°,0°,155°} planes, and ¿=±25° in the ¿=90° plane, using a reduced number ...
  • A 3D printed lens antenna for 5G applications 

    Ballesteros, Christian; Maestre, Marcos; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    A switchable multi-antenna architecture for lens-assisted beamsteering in the Ka-band region allocated for 5G communications (24-30 GHz) is proposed. The radiating elements are bow-tie antennas mounted with a 3D printed ...
  • Study of interconnecting switch currents in reconfigurable parasitic layer antennas 

    Ramirez, German; Araque, Javier; Ballesteros Sánchez, Christian; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Cetiner, Bedri Artug; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2019)
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    This work presents an approach for calculating the currents across the switches of a reconfigurable parasitic layer intended to add beam-steering capabilities to a reference antenna. The method of analysis is based on the ...
  • Efficient and accurate electromagnetic scattering analysis of perfectly conducting thick plates 

    Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The scattering analysis with the Electric-Field Integral Equation by the Method of Moments of perfectly conducting plates is normally carried out through the thin-plate approximation, which models the closed surface as an ...
  • Geometric algebra formulation of the Calderon Projector 

    López Menchón, Héctor; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Heldring, Alexander (2019)
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    Geometric Algebra provides a mathematical frame-work that allows to express many equations of physics in a more compact way [1]. It unifies the electric and the magnetic field in a single mathematical object: a multivector. ...
  • Grid-robust discretization of integral equations in the electromagnetic scattering analysis of homogeneous targets with geometric singularities 

    Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Sekulic, Ivan; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The conventional method-of-moment schemes of discretization for the scattering analysis of homogeneous targets, perfectly conducting or dielectric, rely on edge-based basis functions. This restricts the modelling of the ...
  • A model for photocurrent generation in photoconductive antennas 

    López Menchón, Héctor; Revuelta Martinez, Sergio; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (2019)
    Conference lecture
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    The laser-induced current carrier generation and transport under large biasing voltages in photoconductive materials located in electrode gap region of photoconductive antennas is a complex process involving many different ...
  • An architecture analysis for millimeter-wave optically steerable antenna array 

    Ballesteros Sánchez, Christian; Maestre, Marcos; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    A lens-based integrated photodiode-antenna array for a Radio over Fiber (RoF) 5G wireless base station at millimeter-wave frequencies is proposed and analyzed. The elements of the array are based on slot bow-tie antennas ...
  • Electromagnetic monitoring of biological microorganisms 

    Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Garrido, Alejandra; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The investigation of the electromagnetic properties of biological cells in the microwave frequencies may enable wireless monitoring of functional activity of microorganisms. Both theoretical and experimental methodologies ...
  • Enhanced discretization of surface integral equations for resonant scattering analysis of sharp-edged plasmonic nanoparticles 

    Sekulic, Ivan; Tzarouchis, Dimitrios C.; Ylä-Oijala, Pasi; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (American Physical Society (APS), 2019-04-10)
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    The surface integral equation (SIE) method, discretized with the method of moments, is a well-established methodology for the scattering analysis of subwavelength plasmonic nanoparticles. SIEs are usually discretized with ...
  • Linear and Circular UWB Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Monostatic Near-Field Synthetic Aperture Imaging 

    solano perez, jose antonio; Martinez-Ingles, Maria-Teresa; Molina-Garcia Pardo, Jose Maria; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Rodríguez, José Victor; Mateo-Aroca, Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-03-10)
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    Millimeter-wave and terahertz frequencies offer unique characteristics to simultaneously obtain good spatial resolution and penetrability. In this paper, a robust near-field monostatic focusing technique is presented and ...
  • Imaging system for automotive radome characterization 

    Buitrago Ventura, Santiago; Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
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    In this paper, a setup to obtain an image of the attenuation and the reflectivity of an automotive radome in the 77 GHz band is presented.The characterization of the reflectivity is becoming an important issue to be ...

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