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Recent Submissions

  • Design and characterization of non-planar 3D-printed passive UHF-RFID tag 

    Vila Vidal, Núria; Salas Barenys, Arnau; García Carrillo, Àgueda; Romeu Robert, Jordi; González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís; López Villegas, José María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This paper presents the design and preliminary characterization of a novel 3D passive UHF-RFID tag. The prototype is fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques: 3D printing and copper electroplating. The design, ...
  • Wireless sensing of concrete setting process 

    González López, Giselle; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Cairó, Ignasi; Segura Pérez, Ignacio; Ikumi Montserrat, Tai; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-10-21)
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    An RFID-based wireless system to measure the evolution of the setting process of cement-based materials is presented in this paper. The system consists of a wireless RFID temperature sensor that works embedded in concrete, ...
  • Terahertz frequency-scaled differential imaging for Sub-6 GHz vehicular antenna signature analysis 

    Solano-Sanchez, Jose-Antonio; Martinez-Ingles, Maria-Teresa; Molina García-Pardo, José María; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Ballesteros Sánchez, Christian; Rodriguez, Jose-Victor; Mateo-Aroca, Antonio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-10-02)
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    The next generation of connected and autonomous vehicles will be equipped with high numbers of antennas operating in a wide frequency range for communications and environment sensing. The study of 3D spatial angular responses ...
  • 3D-printed UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications 

    Vidal, Neus; Lopez-Villegas, Josep Maria; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Salas Barenys, Arnau; Garcia-Miquel, Aleix; González López, Giselle; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-10)
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    This paper presents the design, manufacture and characterization of a novel 3D passive UHF-RFID tag for embedded applications. The prototype is fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques: 3D printing and copper ...
  • 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)
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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 ...

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