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Chua's circuit can be generated by CNN cells
A new realization for the unfolded Chua's circuit is introduced. It has been derived from the connection of three simple generalized cellular neural network (CNN) cells. The main theoreticalExpand
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Sentinella: Smart Monitoring of Photovoltaic Systems at Panel Level
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In this paper, a low-cost smart multisensor architecture equipped with voltage, current, irradiance, temperature, and inertial sensors, for the monitoring (at the panel level) of a PV system, is presented with the aim of detecting the causes of efficiency losses. Expand
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Improved Energy Harvesting from Wideband Vibrations by Nonlinear Piezoelectric Converters
Abstract Vibration harvesters typically are linear mass-spring devices working at resonance. A different approach is here proposed based on nonlinear converters that exploit stochastic resonance withExpand
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Self-organization in a two-layer CNN
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We show that a two-layer cellular neural network with constant templates is suitable for generating self-organizing patterns and, therefore, it is able to model complex phenomena. Expand
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Nonlinear mechanism in MEMS devices for energy harvesting applications
This paper reports a novel bistable microelectromechanical system for energy harvesting applications. In particular, we focus here on methodologies and devices for recovering energy from mechanicalExpand
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Improved Energy Harvesting from Wideband Vibrations by Nonlinear Piezoelectric Converters
Abstract Vibration harvesters typically are linear mass-spring devices working at resonance. A different approach is here proposed based on nonlinear converters that exploit stochastic resonance withExpand
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Investigation on Mechanically Bistable MEMS Devices for Energy Harvesting From Vibrations
In this paper, mechanically bistable microelectromechanical systems devices are investigated for energy harvesting from mechanical vibrations. This approach is particularly suitable when random,Expand
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All-Inkjet Printed Strain Sensors
Low cost approaches for the direct printing of electric components usually require two different technologies for conductive patterns and functional layers. Conductive structures (wires, coils, andExpand
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Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of BESOI-Accelerometer Exploiting Photonic Bandgap Materials
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This paper reports the numerical and experimental investigation of a bulk and etch silicon on insulator optoelectro-mechanical system realized using a multilayer metal-dielectric photonic bandgap (PBG) structure. Expand
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An Inkjet Printed CO2 Gas Sensor
Abstract In this paper a low cost CO2 sensor realized on a plastic substrate is presented. The sensor is realized by the deposition of a double layer of PEDOT/PSS (CLEVIOS™ PHCV4, by H.C. Starck) andExpand
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