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Juan Carlos Merlano Duncan

Juan Carlos Merlano Duncan

Research scientist

Faculty or Centre Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust
Research Unit SnT
Postal Address Université du Luxembourg
29, avenue JF Kennedy
L-1855 Luxembourg
Campus Office JFK Building, E03-320
Email
Telephone (+352) 46 66 44 6991
Fax (+352) 46 66 44 36991

Juan Merlano Duncan obtained his E. Engineering diploma from Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia in 2004.  He obtained the M.Sc and Ph.D diplomas from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Barcelona, Spain in 2009 and 2012 respectively.  At UPC he was responsible for the design and implementation of a radar system known as SABRINA, which was the first ground based bistatic radar receiver using spaceborne platforms such as ERS-2, ENVISAT, and TerraSAR-X as opportunity transmitters (C and X bands). He was also in charge of the implementation of a ground-based array of transmitters which was able to monitor land subsidence with sub-wavelength precision. These two implementations involved FPGA design, embedded programming and analog RF/Microwave design. In 2013 he joined the Institute National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) in Montreal, Canada, to work as a Research Assistant in the design and implementation of cognitive radio networks by means of software development and FPGA programming.  His research interests are wireless communications, remote sensing, distributed systems, frequency distribution and carrier synchronization systems, Software Defined Radios (SDR) and embedded systems.

He will work on the SATSENT (SATellite Sensor NETworks for spectrum monitoring) project in collaboration with Prof. Ottersten and Dr. Symeon Chatzinotas.

Last updated on: Wednesday, 30 March 2016

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2019

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See detailFPGA Acceleration for Computationally Efficient Symbol-Level Precoding in Multi-User Multi-Antenna Communication Systems
Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Andrenacci, Stefano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

in IEEE Access (2019)

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See detailM-QAM Modulation Symbol-Level Precoding for Power Minimization: Closed-Form Solution
Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

Scientific Conference (2019, August)

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See detailARCHITECTURES AND SYNCHRONIZATION TECHNIQUES FOR COHERENT DISTRIBUTED REMOTE SENSING SYSTEMS
Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Querol Borras, Jorge; Camps, Adriano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

in 2019 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS) (2019, August 31)

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2018

See detailClosed-Form Solution for Computationally Efficient Symbol-Level Precoding
Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Andrenacci, Stefano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

Scientific Conference (2018, December)

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See detailComputationally and Energy Efficient Symbol-Level Precoding Communications Demonstrator
Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Andrenacci, Stefano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

in Physical Communication (2018), 28

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See detailHardware Demonstration of Precoded Communications in Multi-Beam UHTS Systems
Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Andrenacci, Stefano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

Scientific Conference (2018, October)

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See detailSDR Implementation of a Testbed for Real-Time Interference Detection with Signal Cancellation
Politis, Christos; Maleki, Sina; Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn

in IEEE Access (2018)

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2017

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See detailComputationally Efficient Symbol-Level Precoding Communications Demonstrator
Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Krivochiza, Jevgenij; Andrenacci, Stefano; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn; Krivochiza, Jevgenij

in IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (2017, October)

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See detailMulti-antenna based one-bit spatio-temporal wideband sensing for cognitive radio networks
Merlano Duncan, Juan Carlos; Sharma, Shree Krishna; Chatzinotas, Symeon; Ottersten, Björn; Wang, Xianbin

in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2017 (2017, July 31)

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