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  • Simulation and design of all-optical logic gates based on photonic crystals 

    Yoosefi, Oraman (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-07)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis, design and simulation of optical logic gases based on different photonics crystals presented to used in the electronics and telecommunication industries. Optical devices perform faster with higher efficiencies ...
  • Marine sensor interoperability applied to in situ ocean sound processing 

    Martínez Padró, Enoc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    There has always been background sound in the oceans due to natural factors. However, since the first hydrophone deployments at mid-20th century, measured ocean sound levels have been steadily rising due to an increment ...
  • Digital hardware architectures for beam synchronous processing and of synchronization of particle accelerators 

    Galindo Guarch, Francisco Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-07-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In Particle Accelerators, the Low-Level RF (LLRF) is the control system of the RF, and in the end, of the purpose of the machine, that is the energy transfer and acceleration of particles. It implements algorithms synchronizing ...
  • Low-power read-out ICs for smart electrochemical sensors 

    Aymerich Gubern, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-03-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Electrochemical sensors are expanding rapidly over other chemical sensoring technologies because of their potential to generate precise, selective, miniaturized and cost-effective analytical devices. These features satisfy ...
  • High performance readout circuits and devices for Lorentz force resonant CMOS-MEMS magnetic sensors 

    Sánchez Chiva, José María (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-03-05)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In the last decades, sensing capabilities of martphones have greatly improved since the early mobile phones of the 90’s. Moreover, wearables and the automotive industry require increasing electronics and sensing sophistication. ...
  • A contribution to unobtrusive video-based measurement of respiratory signals 

    Mateu Mateus, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Due to the growing popularity of video-based methods for physiological signal measurement, and taking into account the technological advancements of these type of devices, this work proposes a series of new novel methods ...
  • Contributions to the energy management of industrial refrigeration systems: a data-driven perspective 

    Cirera Balcells, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, energy management has gained attention due to the constant increment of energy consumption in industry and the pollution problems that this fact supposes. On this subject, one of the main industrial sectors, the ...
  • Active gate drivers for high-frequency application of SiC MOSFETs 

    Paredes Camacho, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The trend in the development of power converters is focused on efficient systems with high power density, reliability and low cost. The challenges to cover the new power converters requirements are mainly concentered on ...
  • Reliability-aware circuit design to mitigate impact of device defects and variability in emerging memristor-based applications 

    Escudero López, Manuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In the last decades, semiconductor industry has fostered a fast downscale in technology, propelling the large scale integration of CMOS-based systems. The benefits in miniaturization are numerous, highlighting faster ...
  • Design and process developments towards an optimal 6.5 kV SiC power MOSFET 

    Soler, Victor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    A sustainable future requires efficient power electronic converters at any stage of the electrical energy consumption. Silicon carbide (SiC) is one of the most technologically advanced wide bandgap semiconductors that can ...
  • Acoustic underwater target tracking methods using autonomous vehicles 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-01-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Marine ecological research related to the increasing importance which the fisheries sector has reached so far, new methods and tools to study the biological components of our oceans are needed. The capacity to measure ...
  • Advanced energy management strategies for HVAC systems in smart buildings 

    Sala Cardoso, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The efficacy of the energy management systems at dealing with energy consumption in buildings has been a topic with a growing interest in recent years due to the ever-increasing global energy demand and the large percentage ...

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