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Recent Submissions

  • In-cabin 120 GHz radar system for functional human breathing monitoring in a 3D scenario 

    López Montero, María José; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Íñigo Cuiñas Gómez, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Driving is one of the activities that takes a significant part of a person’s time, that is why monitoring vital signs is useful for the wellness of the occupants of the vehicle. One of the vital signs that provides more ...
  • Vector spherical harmonic analysis and experimental validation of spherical shells illuminated with broadband, millimeter wave Gaussian beams: applications to corneal sensing 

    Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Lamberg, Joel; Tamminen, Aleksi; Baggio, Mariangela; Nefedova, Irina; Ala-Laurinaho, Juha; Khaled, Elsayed E. M.; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Taylor, Zachary (2022-06-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Coupling to longitudinal modes of thin spherical shells, under Gaussian-beam illumination, was explored with a theoretical method based on Fourier-optics analysis and vector spherical harmonics and was scrutinized with an ...
  • A parallel Monte Carlo method for solving electromagnetic scattering in clusters of dielectric objects 

    López Menchón, Héctor; Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Heldring, Alexander; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Elsevier, 2022-08-15)
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    In this work, we develop a novel Monte Carlo method for solving the electromagnetic scattering problem for clusters of photonic particles. The method is based on a formal solution of the scattering problem as a modified ...
  • Calibration alignment sensitivity in corneal terahertz imaging 

    Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Baggio, Mariangela; Lamberg, Joel; Tamminen, Aleksi; Nefedova, Irina; Ala-Laurinaho, Juha; Khaled, Elsayed E. M.; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Taylor, Zachary (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-04-22)
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    Open Access
    Improving the longitudinal modes coupling in layered spherical structure contributes significantly to corneal terahertz sensing, which plays a crucial role in the early diagnosis of cornea dystrophies. Using a steel sphere ...
  • Multi-antenna 3D pattern design for millimeter-wave vehicular communications 

    Ballesteros Sánchez, Christian; Montero Bayo, Luca; Ramírez Arroyave, Germán Augusto; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Elsevier, 2022-06)
    Article
    Open Access
    The transformation of the automotive industry towards ubiquitous connection of vehicles with all kind of external agents (V2X) motivates the use of a wide range of frequencies for several applications. Millimeter-wave ...
  • Experimental exploration of longitudinal modes in spherical shells at 220 GHz – 330 GHz: applications to corneal sensing 

    Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Lamberg, Joel; Baggio, Mariangela; Tamminen, Aleksi; Ala-Laurinaho, Juha; Khaled, Elsayed E. M.; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Taylor, Zachary (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference report
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    Submillimeter-wave and THz sensing of cornea leverage the layered tissue structure for assessments of corneal water content and thickness. The cornea is bounded by air on the anterior and an optically thick body of water ...
  • Efficient analysis of sheets with nonzero thickness 

    Úbeda Farré, Eduard; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The conventional scattering analysis of perfectly conducting plates neglects the scattering contribution of the rim in the discretization of the Electric-Field Integral Equation. This so-called thin-plate scheme manages ...
  • Ultra-wideband narrow wall waveguide-to-microstrip transition using overlapped patches 

    Zhou, Ivan; Romeu Robert, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-04-12)
    Article
    Open Access
    An ultrawideband rectangular waveguide to microstrip line transition operating at the whole LMDS and Ka band is presented. The transition is based on exciting three overlapped transversal patches that radiate into the ...
  • Superheterodyne microwave system for the detection of bioparticles with coplanar electrodes on a microfluidic platform 

    Palacios Arias, César Augusto; Jofre Cruanyes, Marc; Jofre Cruanyes, Lluís; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (2022-04-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    The combination of microwave and microfluidic technologies has the potential to enable wireless monitoring and interaction with bioparticles, facilitating, in this way, the exploration of a still largely uncharted territory ...
  • Adaptive beamwidth optimization under Doppler ICI and positioning errors at mmWave bands 

    Ballesteros Sánchez, Christian; Pfadler, Andreas; Montero Bayo, Luca; Romeu, Jordi; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Elsevier, 2022-04-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The growing trends towards massive antenna arrays with focusing capabilities has enabled the use of higher frequencies at the cost of more complex systems. In the particular case of vehicular communications, millimeter-wave ...
  • Experimental verification of dielectric models with a capacitive wheatstone bridge biosensor for living cells: E. coli 

    Zarrinkhat, Faezeh; Jofre Cruanyes, Marc; Jofre Roca, Lluís; Rius Casals, Juan Manuel; Romeu Robert, Jordi (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-03-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    Detection of bioparticles is of great importance in electrophoresis, identification of biomass sources, food and water safety, and other areas. It requires a proper model to describe bioparticles’ electromagnetic ...
  • X-parameters based characterization of PIN diodes for reconfigurable antenna assessment 

    Ramírez Arroyave, Germán Augusto; Barlabe Dalmau, Antoni; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Jofre Roca, Lluís (Íñigo Cuiñas Gómez, 2021)
    Conference report
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    This contribution presents the non-linear characterization up to 50 GHz of a PIN diode commonly used as switch for reconfigurable devices at microwave applications. Non-linear models are extracted by means of X-parameter ...

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