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EPIC - Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits

Total activity: 1139
Type
Research group
Type of group
UPC research group
Acronym
EPIC
URL
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Objectives
Our research activity has been hitherto focused in energy processing integrated circuits, encompassing both CMOS technologies for future generation multicore processors and RF transmitters, as well as new devices for exploring the ultimate energy density limits. These activities have been driven by ultra-low-power battery operated devices now migrating into energy harvesting enabled wireless sensor networks, pushing down scalability limits through the concurrence of new devices (more than Moore, GaN, graphene), circuit and system perspectives with the aim of a transversal impact to various applications, namely, among others, both downscaled portable terminals and distributed sensors for wireless monitoring, and practically all applications within the integrated system and circuits area. New challenges include wireless networks-on-chip for next generation many-core processors for high performance computing, nano-satellite swarms, wireless energy transfer, smart grids
Keywords
Energy harvesting wireless sensor networks, Energy-aware graphene-enabled wireless communications at the nanoscale, Smart Grids, Wireless energy transfer for small satellite networks

Scientific and technological production

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  • Characterization and modeling of multicast communication in cache-coherent manycore processors

     Abadal, S.; Martinez, R.; Solé-Pareta, J.; Alarcon, E.; Albert Cabellos-Aparicio
    Computers and electrical engineering
    DOI: 10.1016/j.compeleceng.2015.12.018
    Date of publication: 2016-01-21
    Journal article
  • Guided activity as cross element in the Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering  Open access

     Martinez, H.; Cosp, J.; Durán, J.
    International journal on advances in education research
    Vol. 2, num. 3, p. 61-78
    Date of publication: 2015-12
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  • DC temperature measurements to characterize the central frequency and 3 dB bandwidth in mmW power amplifiers  Open access

     Aragones, X.; Mateo, D.; González, J.L.; Vidal, E.; Gómez, D.; Martineau, B.; Altet, J.
    IEEE microwave and wireless components letters
    Vol. 25, num. 11, p. 745-747
    DOI: 10.1109/LMWC.2015.2479848
    Date of publication: 2015-11
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  • Programa Pilot d’Aprenentatge-Servei de la UPC, suport TIC Entitats Socials

     Sanchez, F.; Vidal, E.; Alvarez, C.; Vendrell, E.; Ortega, X.; Marqués, E.; Feliu, A.
    Competitive project
  • Promotion of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) in Spain: Performance analysis of the period 1998–2013  Open access

     Martin, M.; De La Hoz, J.; Velasco, G.; Castilla, M.; Garcia de Vicuña, J.
    Renewable and sustainable energy reviews
    Vol. 50, p. 1052-1068
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2015.05.062
    Date of publication: 2015-10-01
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  • Double-frequency buck converter as a candidate topology for integrated envelope elimination and restoration applications in power supply of RFPAs

     Saberkari, A.; Shirmohammadli, V.; Martinez, H.; Alarcon, E.
    International journal of circuit theory and applications
    p. 1-17
    DOI: 10.1002/cta.2155
    Date of publication: 2015-09-17
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  • ¿Es sostenible la Estrella de la Muerte?  Open access

     Sanchez, F.; Garcia, J.; Vidal, E.; Lopez, D.; Cabre, J.; García, H.; Alier, M.; Martin, C.
    ReVisión
    Vol. 8, num. 3, p. 81-103
    Date of publication: 2015-09
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  • Broadcast-enabled massive multicore architectures: a wireless RF approach  Open access

     Abadal, S.; Sheinman, B.; Katz, O.; Markish, O.; Elad, D.; Fournier, Y.; Roca, D.; Hanzich, M.; Houzeaux, G.; Nemirovsky, M.; Alarcon, E.; Albert Cabellos-Aparicio
    IEEE micro
    Vol. 35, num. 5, p. 52-61
    DOI: 10.1109/MM.2015.123
    Date of publication: 2015-09
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  • VLSI Hybrid DC-DC Regulator

     Cosp, J.; Martinez, H.
    European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design
    p. 1-4
    DOI: 10.1109/ECCTD.2015.7300045
    Presentation's date: 2015-08-24
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  • Active inductor-based tunable impedance matching network for RF power amplifier application  Open access

     Saberkari, A.; Ziabakhsh, S.; Martinez, H.; Alarcon, E.
    Integration. The VLSI journal
    Vol. 52, p. 301-308
    DOI: 10.1016/j.vlsi.2015.07.013
    Date of publication: 2015-08
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  • Electrotecnia

     Duran, J.; Martinez, H.; Domingo, J.; Gamiz, J.; Moron, J.; Bargallo, R.
    Date of publication: 2015-07-30
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  • Using constant switching frequency in a linear-assisted DC-DC switching regulator  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics
    p. 1567-1571
    DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281967
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-22
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  • Implementation of a remote laboratory for distance training in robotic applications  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics
    p. 282-287
    DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281748
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-22
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  • Application of modified current-mode one-cycle control in a linear-assisted DC/DC regulator  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics
    p. 1561-1566
    DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2015.7281966
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-22
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  • Sencillo tratamiento térmico para la optimización irreversible de la conductividad eléctrica del Poli(3,4-Etilendioxitiofeno)  Open access

     Sanchez, M.; Peres, R.S; Casellas, F.; FERREIRA, C. A.; FRANCO, L.; Puiggali, J.; Estrany, F.; Aleman, C.
    Reunión Bienal de la Real Sociedad Española de Química
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-21
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  • La actividad dirigida como elemento de transversalidad en los estudios de Ingeniería Electrónica Industrial y Automática  Open access

     Martinez, H.; Cosp, J.; Durán, J.
    Congreso Universitario de Innovación Educativa en las Enseñanzas Técnicas
    p. 420-433
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-15
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  • Aplicación del protocolo LTI a la resolución de ejercicios en una plataforma MOODLE  Open access

     Cosp, J.; Meseguer, R.; Martinez, H.
    Congreso Universitario de Innovación Educativa en las Enseñanzas Técnicas
    p. 1280-1289
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-15
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  • Guía y evaluación de la sostenibilidad en los trabajos de fin de grado  Open access

     Sanchez, F.; Garcia, J.; Vidal, E.; Lopez, D.; Cabre, J.; García, H.; Alier, M.
    Jornadas de Enseñanza Universitaria de la Informática
    p. 34-41
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-09
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  • Study of chaotic behavior in automatic tuning loops for continuous–time filters  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 42-45
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-09
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  • Intelligent Field Transmitter (ITF) Based on Microcontroller  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 283-286
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-09
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  • 'Peak Shaving' en Palestina mediante generación fotovoltaica y baterías  Open access

     Velasco, G.; Casellas, F.; Guinjoan, F.; Pique, R.; Martinez, H.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 176-181
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-08
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  • Parametric filters laboratory with noise generator and data acquisition  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 293-296
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-08
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  • Design of an on-chip SIDO step-down converter with independent outputs  Open access

     Martinez, H.; Silva-Martínez, J.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 100-103
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-08
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  • Peak Shaving en Palestina mediante generación fotovoltaica y baterías  Open access

     Velasco, G.; Casellas, F.; Guinjoan, F.; Pique, R.; Martinez, H.
    Annual Seminar on Automation, Industrial Electronics and Instrumentation
    p. 176-181
    Presentation's date: 2015-07-08
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  • Caracterización automatizada de sistemas fotovoltaicos conectados a red  Open access

     Berlanga, L.; Chavarria, J.; Biel, D.; Guinjoan, F.; Poveda, A.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 297-302
    Presentation's date: 2015-07
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  • Evaluación comparativa entre el uso de MOSFETs de carburo de silicio (SiC) y de silicio (Si) en un emulador fotovoltaico  Open access

     Chavarria, J.; Biel, D.; Guinjoan, F.; Poveda, A.
    Seminario Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación
    p. 460-465
    Presentation's date: 2015-07
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  • Design of an on-chip hybrid DC/DC converter  Open access

     Cosp, J.; Martinez, H.
    Revista IEEE América Latina
    Vol. 13, num. 7, p. 2101-2105
    DOI: 10.1109/TLA.2015.7273764
    Date of publication: 2015-07-01
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  • Contribution to the PV-to-inverter sizing ratio determination using a custom flexible experimental setup  Open access

     Camps, X.; Velasco, G.; De La Hoz, J.; Martin, M.
    Applied energy
    Vol. 149, p. 35-45
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.03.050
    Date of publication: 2015-07-01
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  • Design of a constant switching frequency control-based linear–assisted DC/DC regulator for photovoltaic solar-powered facilities

     Martinez, H.
    IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems
    p. 653-658
    DOI: 10.1109/PEDG.2015.7223074
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-24
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  • One–cycle control-based linear assisted DC/DC regulator for photovoltaic outdoor robotic recharger

     Martinez, H.; Bolea, Y.; Grau, A.
    International Conference on Clean Electrical Power
    p. 555-560
    DOI: 10.1109/ICCEP.2015.7177545
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-18
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  • Constant switching frequency control-based linear-assisted DC/DC regulator for photovoltaic solar-powered facilities  Open access

     Martinez, H.; Grau, A.
    International Conference on Clean Electrical Power
    p. 14-18
    DOI: 10.1109/ICCEP.2015.7177594
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-16
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  • Grid-PV-Diesel hybrid system management. Application to MED-Solar project scenarios

     Velasco, G.; Casellas, F.; Guinjoan, F.; Martinez, H.; Pique, R.
    International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering
    p. 713-718
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-12
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  • Ampliació de la xarxa Wifi a l'escola i formació dels professors en eines educatives TIC i manteniment del recursos, Pikine-Dakar, Senegal

     Coll, D.; Coves, M.; Ibáñez, J.; Echevarría, L.; Vidal, E.; Hernández, I.; Garcia, J.; Rendé, C.; Simic, I.
    Competitive project
  • Implementació d'una xarxa entre les escoles de Sawla, Ghana

     Vidal, E.; Muxella, G.
    Competitive project
  • Seminari i desplegament d’una xarxa mesh comunitaria sense fil per educació i recerca al Mekele Institute of Technology, Etiòpia

     Coves, M.; Ibáñez, J.; Vidal, E.; Berdun, J.; Stephane, D.; Lleopart, O.; Cerdà, L.; Pallarès, J.
    Competitive project
  • On energy processing with linear–assisted DC/DC converters  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering
    p. 1-6
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-10
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  • Grid-PV-diesel hybrid system management  Open access

     Velasco, G.; Casellas, F.; Guinjoan, F.; Martinez, H.; Pique, R.
    International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering
    p. 713-718
    DOI: 10.1109/EEEIC.2015.7165252
    Presentation's date: 2015-06-10
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  • Output-capacitorless segmented low-dropout voltage regulator with controlled pass transistors  Open access

     Saberkari, A.; Qaraqanabadi, F.; Shirmohammadli, V.; Martinez, H.; Alarcon, E.
    International journal of circuit theory and applications
    p. 1-16
    DOI: 10.1002/cta.2087
    Date of publication: 2015-04
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  • Fully-integrated CMOS LDO regulator based on an embedded current-mode capacitor multiplier

     Saberkari, A.; Martinez, H.; Fathipour, R.; Alarcon, E.
    Revista IEEE América Latina
    Vol. 13, num. 4, p. 919-926
    DOI: 10.1109/TLA.2015.7106338
    Date of publication: 2015-04-01
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  • Low drop-out voltage regulator as a candidate topology for photovoltaic solar facilities

     Martinez, H.
    International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality
    p. 1-6
    Presentation's date: 2015-03-27
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  • Using constant switching frequency control in linear-assisted DC-DC switching converters for photovoltaic solar regulators  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality
    p. 1-6
    Presentation's date: 2015-03-26
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  • Capacitorless DC-DC regulator as a candidate topology for photovoltaic solar facilities

     Martinez, H.
    International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality
    p. 1-6
    Presentation's date: 2015-03-25
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  • Using constant switching frequency control in linear-assisted DC-DC switching converters for photovoltaic solar regulators  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Renewable Energy and Power Quality Journal
    num. 13, p. 1-6
    Date of publication: 2015-03
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  • Capacitorless DC-DC regulator as a candidate topology for photovoltaic solar facilities  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Renewable Energy and Power Quality Journal
    num. 13, p. 1-6
    Date of publication: 2015-03
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  • Low drop-out voltage regulator as a candidate topology for photovoltaic solar facilities  Open access

     Martinez, H.
    Renewable Energy and Power Quality Journal
    num. 13, p. 1-6
    Date of publication: 2015-03
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  • Multicast on-Chip traffic analysis targeting manycore NoC design

     Abadal, S.; Mestres, A.; Alarcon, E.; Albert Cabellos-Aparicio; Martínez, R.
    Euromicro International Conference on Parallel, Distributed, and Network-Based Processing
    p. 370-378
    DOI: 10.1109/PDP.2015.26
    Presentation's date: 2015-03
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