Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

Research Output 1977 2020

Filter
Conference contribution
1983

Performance models of token ring local area networks

Berry, R. & Chandy, K. M., 1983, SIGMETRICS '83 Proceedings of the 1983 ACM SIGMETRICS conference on Measurement and modeling of computer systems. New York, USA: ACM, p. 266 - 274

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Local area networks
Response time (computer systems)
Office automation
Network protocols
Computer science
1986

Silicon oxidation by rapid thermal processing (RTP)

Hodge, A. M., Pickering, C., Pidduck, A. J. & Hardeman, R. W., 1986, Rapid Thermal Processing. Sedgwick, T. O., Seidel, T. E. & Tsaur, B-Y. (eds.). p. 313-319 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

oxidation
oxides
silicon
wafers
spectrophotometry
1989

A new rule induction algorithm for expert system knowledge acquisition

Sweeney, E., 1989, Proceedings of the Summer Conference of the Society for Computer Simulation.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The use of expert systems in demand forecasting

Sweeney, E., 1989, (Unpublished) Proceedings of the Sunderland Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conference 1989. p. C27-C34 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1991

An Integrated Approach to the Appraisal of Investment Opportunities in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Using Expert System Techniques

Sweeney, E., 1991, Proceedings of the 5th International Manufacturing Conference in China. p. 236-242 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
1992

Characterizing and interpreting periodic behavior in computer systems

Berry, R. F. & Hellerstein, J. L., Jun 1992, ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review: Proceedings of the 1992 ACM SIGMETRICS joint international conference on Measurement and modeling of computer systems . 1 ed. ACM, Vol. 20. p. 241-242

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Diode pumped, garnet channel waveguide lasers

Large, A. C., Field, S. L., Hanna, D. C., Shepherd, D. P., Tropper, A. C., Chandler, P. J., Townsend, P. D. & Zhang, L., 1992, Integrated Photonics Research 1992. Optical Society of America

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1993

TuA4 Stepwise dispersion profiling of periodically amplified soliton systems

Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., 1 Sep 1993, Topical Meeting on Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Technical Digest Series. Vol. 15. p. 170-173 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1994

Bandpass switching based on a nonlinear optical loop mirror and an in-fibre grating reflector

Kean, P. N., Pattison, D. A., Forysiak, W., Bennion, I. & Doran, N. J., 1994, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest. Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, CFG1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mirrors
Wavelength
Fibers
Demultiplexing
Fiber Bragg gratings

Picosecond soliton control using nonlinear optical loop mirrors

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., 11 Nov 1994, IEE Colloquium on Optical Solitons: Principles and Applications. London, UK: IEE, p. 10/1-10/4 4 p. (Technical Digest; vol. 213).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

transmission lines
amplifiers
solitary waves
optical fibers
mirrors

Spin dependent photoconductivity in silicon-on-sapphire

Barklie, R. C., Raifeartaigh, C. O., Bradley, L. & Hodge, A. M., 1994, Defects in semiconductors 17. Heinrich, H. & Jantsch, W. (eds.). Pfaffikon (CH): Trans Tech Publications, Vol. Part 1. p. 195-200 6 p. (Materials science forum; vol. 143-144).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

photoconductivity
sapphire
silicon
vapor deposition
microwave frequencies

The generation and propagation of quasi-continuous trains of dark soliton-like pulses in 2km of optical fiber

Williams, J. A. R., Allen, K. M., Doran, N. & Emplit, P. H., Aug 1994, Proceedings of 5th EQEC. p. 270-271 2 p. QThO3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1996

A flexible and scalable approach to navigating measurement data in performance management applications

Berry, R. F. & Hellerstein, J. L., 19 Jun 1996, Proceedings of IEEE Second Internaltional Workshop. IEEE, p. 92-103 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Navigation
Scalability
Specifications

Dispersion and self-phase modulation compensation based on a negative nonlinearity

Paré, C., Villeneuve, A., Belanger, P. A. & Doran, N., 1 Jun 1996, Integrated Photonics Research. Boston: Optical Society of America, 680 p. (Technical Digest Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Excitonic absorption saturation in a strain-balanced InGaAs/InAsP MQW

Mottahedeh, R., Haywood, S. K., Pattison, D. A., Kean, P. N., Bennion, I., Hopkinson, M., Prescott, D. & Pate, M., Nov 1996, 9th IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting. p. ThQ4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

In-situ strain measurements in composites during fatigue testing using optical fibre Bragg gratings and a portable CCD detection system

Liu, T., Fernando, G. F., Rao, Y-J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 24 Sep 1996, Fiber Optic Sensors V. Bennett, K. D., Kim, B. Y. & Liao, Y. (eds.). SPIE, p. 249-257 9 p. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 2895).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Fatigue testing
Strain measurement
Fiber Bragg gratings
Charge coupled devices
Optical fibers

Miniature fibre optic ultrasonic probe

Webb, D. J., Surowiec, J., Sweeney, M., Jackson, D. A., Hand, J. W., Gavrilov, L. R., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 25 Oct 1996, Fibre Optic & Laser Sensors XIV. DePaula, R. P. & Berthold III, J. W. (eds.). SPIE, p. 76-80 5 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 2839).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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ultrasonic radiation
Bragg gratings
fiber optics
ultrasonics
optical fibers

Practical methods of tracking of nonstationary time series applied to real-world data

Nabney, I. T., McLachlan, A. & Lowe, D., 9 Apr 1996, Applications and science of artificial neural networks II. Rogers, S. K. & Ruck, D. W. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 2760. p. 152-163 12 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 2760).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Time series
Radial basis function networks
Extended Kalman filters
Kalman filters
Plasticity

Recent developments in optical fibre sensing using fibre Bragg gratings

Brady, G. P., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 25 Oct 1996, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors XIV. DePaula, R. P. & Berthold, J. W. (eds.). SPIE, 12 p. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 2893).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Bragg gratings
optical fibers
fibers
wavelengths
strain measurement

Simultaneously spatial-, time-, and wavelength-division-multiplexed in-fibre Bragg grating sensor network

Rao, Y. J., Ribeiro, A. B. L., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 27 Nov 1996, Distributed and Multiplexed Fibre Optic Sensors VI. Kersey, A. D. & Dakin, J. P. (eds.). SPIE, p. 23-30 8 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 2838).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Bragg gratings
division
topology
time division multiplexing
fibers

Soliton transmission at 10 Gbit/s over 2022 km of standard fibre with dispersion compensation

Knox, F. M., Harper, P., Kean, P. N., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Sep 1996, Proceedings of the 22nd European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC'96). IEEE, Vol. 3. p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

data transmission
solitary waves
fibers
1997

10Gbit/s soliton propagation over 5250km in standard fiber with dispersion compensation

Harper, P., Knox, F. M., Kean, P. N., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Feb 1997, Conference on Optical Fibre Communications (OFC'97), Techn Digest. IEEE, p. 304-305

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solitary waves
fibers
propagation
data transmission
polarization

Fabrication of high-rejection, low-loss filters by the concatenation of broadly chirped fibre Bragg gratings

Sugden, K., Zhang, L., Everall, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Feb 1997, Photosensitive Optical Meterials and Devices. Andrews, M. P. (ed.). SPIE, p. 22-28 7 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 2998).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Concatenation
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating
Rejection

Gaussian processes for Bayesian classification via Hybrid Monte Carlo

Barber, D. & Williams, C. K. I., May 1997, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. Mozer, M. C., Jordan, M. I. & Petsche, T. (eds.). Cambridge, US: MIT, Vol. 9. p. 340-346 7 p. (Proceeding of 1996 conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Markov processes
Monte Carlo methods
Neural networks

In-fibre Bragg grating flow-directed thermodilution catheter for cardiac monitoring

Rao, Y. J., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1997, Optical Fiber Sensors. Optical Society of America, p. 354-357 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bragg gratings
fibers
blood
pulse rate
thermistors

Simultaneous clock recovery and data regeneration using a nonlinear optical loop mirror as an all-optical mixer

Phillips, I., Kean, P. N., Doran, N., Bennion, I., Pattison, D. A. & Ellis, A., Feb 1997, Conference on Optical Fiber Communication. OFC 97. Willner, A. E. & Menyuk, C. R. (eds.). Washington DC, USA: IEEE, p. 273-274 2 p. (System Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

regeneration
clocks
recovery
mirrors
light amplifiers
1998

Apodised fibre Bragg grating design subject to length constraints

Chisholm, K. E., Everall, L. A., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Liu, X., Rue, R. M. D. L. & Aitchison, J. S., Sep 1998, 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, 1998. IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 385-386 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bandwidth
Fabrication

Characteristics of linearly chirped and functionally apodised phase masks and reflection spectra of UV written fibre gratings

Liu, X., Aitchison, J. S., Thoms, S., De La Rue, R. M., Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A. & Bennion, I., Sep 1998, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 1998. 1998 CLEO/Europe. Glasgow: IEEE, p. 145 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dispersion-managed solitons: a new paradigm for high data rate

Doran, N., 22 Feb 1998, Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit, 1998 (OFC '98). Menyuk, C. R. (ed.). IEEE, p. 265 1 p. (Technical Digest).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solitary waves
high speed
vibration

Dispersion managed solitons for high speed and WDM long distance transmission

Doran, N., 1 Dec 1998, Proceedings of the European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications. Faulkner, D. W. & Harmer, A. L. (eds.). United States: IOS, p. 116 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dispersion-managed solitons in the normal dispersion regime: a physical interpretation

Nijhof, J. H. B., Doran, N. & Forysiak, W., Sep 1998, 24th European Conference on Optical Communication. ECOC '98 (IEEE Cat. No.98TH8398). IEEE, p. 103-104 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solitary waves
derivation
methodology

Dispersion managed soliton systems

Doran, N., 20 Sep 1998, 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, 1998. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE, Vol. 1. p. 97-99 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solitary waves
exploitation
fibers

Probe for measuring ultrasonic fields using short in-fibre Bragg gratings

Fisher, N. E., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N., Jackson, D. A., Gavrilov, L. R., Hand, J. W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 13 Aug 1998, Optical and Fiber Optic Sensor Systems. Huang, S., Bennett, K. D. & Jackson, D. A. (eds.). Beijing, China: SPIE, p. 451-456 6 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 3555).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
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Bragg gratings
ultrasonics
fibers
probes

Short in-fibre Bragg gratings for measuring MHz ultrasonic fields

Fisher, N. E., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N., Jackson, D. A., Gavrilov, L. R., Hand, J. W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 18 Jun 1998, European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. Culshaw, B. & Jones, J. D. C. (eds.). SPIE, p. 255-259 5 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 3483).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File

Simultaneous strain and temperature measurement using an integrated fibre Bragg grating/extrinsic Fabry-Perot sensor

Liu, T., Fernando, G. F., Zhang, L., Bennion, I., Rao, Y. & Jackson, D. A., Jul 1998, Sensory Phenomena and Measurement Instrumentation for Smart Structures and Materials. Claus, R. O. & Spillman, Jr., W. B. (eds.). SPIE, p. 324-331 8 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 3330).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Fabry-Perot Interferometer
Fabry-Perot interferometers
Strain Measurement
Fabry-Perot
strain measurement

Wavelength conversion based on an integrated semiconductor optical amplifier/DFB laser at 10 Gb/s with low input power

Sharafi, A. R., Stephens, M. F. C., Wonfor, A., White, I. H., Penty, R. V. & [No Value], A. (ed.), 1998, Technical Digest. : Summaries of Papers Presented at the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics. . IEEE, Vol. 6. p. 221-222 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

light amplifiers
converters
distributed feedback lasers
penalties
wavelengths
1999

1220km propagation of 40Gbit/s single channel RZ data over dispersion managed standard (non-dispersion shifted) fibre

Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Feb 1999, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 1999, and the International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication. OFC/IOOC '99. Technical Digest. IEEE, p. PD3/1-PD3/3

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

optical polarization
fibers
propagation
division

16,000 km, 10 Gbits-1 soliton transmission over standard fibre by reduction of interactions through optimum amplifier positioning

Alleston, S., Penketh, I., Harper, P., Niculae, A., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 1999, Optical fiber communication conference, 1999, and the international conference on integrated optics and optical fiber communication. OFC/IOOC '99 : Technical digest. IEEE, Vol. 2. p. 41-42 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

positioning
amplifiers
solitary waves
fibers
interactions

40 Gb/s nonlinear RZ pulse propagation over 900km with a 75KM standard fibre span using dispersion compensation: optimisation of the launch position

Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Penketh, I. S., Govan, D. S., Bennion, I., Ellis, A. & Doran, N., Sep 1999, Proceedings of 25th European Conference on Optical Communications. Vol. 1. p. 232-233 2 p. (TU A3 Paper 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

40 Gbit/s soliton transmission over dispersion managed standard fibre links

Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Doran, N., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., Mar 1999, Colloquium on high speed and long distance transmission. IEE, p. 2/1-2/4 (Digest 99/022).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

solitary waves
fibers
optical polarization
division
pulses

Experimental investigation of soliton transmission over high strength dispersion managed transmission lines

Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Govan, D., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 1 Sep 1999, Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 1999). Vol. paper FD2. p. 479-481 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Fast and widely tunable Bragg grating reflection filter

Iocco, A., Limberger, H. G., Salathe, R. P., Everall, L. A. & Bennion, I., Feb 1999, Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 1999, and the International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communication. OFC/IOOC '99. Technical Digest. IEEE, Vol. 3. p. 132-134 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bragg gratings
filters
tuning
fibers
wavelengths

Formal Refinement and Proof of a Small Java Program

Clark, T., 1999, 13th European Conference on Object-Oriented Programming (ECOOP), 14-18 June, 1999, University of Lisbon, Portugal..

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semantics

Medical temperature profile monitoring using multiplexed fiber Bragg gratings

Webb, D. J., Rao, Y-J., Hathaway, M. W., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 3 Feb 1999, Fiber Optic and Laser Sensors and Applications; Including Distributed and Multiplexed Fiber Optic Sensors VII. Darkin, J. P., Kersey, A. D. & Paul, D. K. (eds.). SPIE, p. 256-262 7 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 3541).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
monochromators
temperature profiles
Bragg gratings
fibers
readout

Regularisation of mixture density networks

Hjorth, L. U. & Nabney, I. T., 1999, Ninth International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, 1999: ICANN 99. IET, Vol. 2. p. 521-526 6 p. (IET conference publications; no. 470).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Neural networks
Radial basis function networks
Probability density function
Satellites

The Systems Approach to Analysing Supply Chains and Improving Their Performance

Sweeney, E., 1999, Perspectives on Purchasing for the New Millenium, Proceedings of the 8th International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA) Conference. p. 739-744

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Systems approach
Supply chain
Business environment
Business process
Systems thinking

Using a semiconductor optical amplifier integrated with a pump laser for mid-span spectral inversion and wavelength conversion

Stephens, M. F. C., Nesset, D., Williams, K. A., Penty, R. V. & White, I. H., 1999, IEEE Colloquium on high speed and long distrance transmission (Ref.No.1999/022). Birmingham, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

light amplifiers
inversions
pumps
wavelengths
four-wave mixing

Wideband tuneable fibre Bragg grating filters

Limberger, H. G., Iocco, A., Salathe, R. P., Everall, L. A., Chisholm, K. E. & Bennion, I., Sep 1999, Proceedings of the 25th European Conference on Optical Communications. Lausanne (CH): Swiss Federation Instution of Technology, Vol. 1. p. 156-159 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Bragg gratings
broadband
filters
fibers
tuning
2000

Auto-solitons guided by in-line nonlinear optical loop mirrors in dispersion-managed communication systems

Boscolo, S., Nijhof, J. H. B. & Turitsyn, S. K., 1 Sep 2000, Conference on on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe 2000 (CLEO/Europe-IQEC 2000): Conference digest. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE, 1 p. CThE28

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solitons
Communication systems
Mirrors
Timing jitter
Saturable absorbers

Bayesian training of mixture density networks

Hjorth, L. U. & Nabney, I. T., 13 Aug 2000, Proceedings of the IEEE-INNS-ENNS International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2000. IJCNN 2000. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE, Vol. 4. p. 455-460 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution