Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1977

On chlorosulphonation and the electron microscopy of polyethylene

Hodge, A. M. & Bassett, D. C., Oct 1977, In : Journal of Materials Science. 12, 10, p. 2065-2075 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
Electron microscopy
Polyethylenes
Crystals
Uranium
1979

A permanganic etchant for polyolefines

Olley, R. H., Hodge, A. M. & Bassett, D. C., Apr 1979, In : Journal of Polymer Science: Part B - Polymer Physics. 17, 4, p. 627-643 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

etchants
Polyethylene
Polyethylenes
polyethylenes
Polypropylenes
1983

Epitaxial crystallization of polymers onto benzoic acid: polyethylene and paraffins, aliphatic polyesters and polyamides

Wittman, J. C., Hodge, A. M. & Lotz, B., 1 Dec 1983, In : Journal of Polymer Science Part A-2: Polymer Physics. 21, 12, p. 2495-2509 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Benzoic acid
Polyamides
Paraffins
Polyethylenes
Polyesters
1985

Interpretation of UV reflectance measurements on silicon on sapphire by spectral reflectance and ellipsometry studies

Pickering, C., Hodge, A. M., Daw, A. C., Robbins, D. J., Pearson, P. J. & Greef, R., 1985, In : Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 53, p. 317-322 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spectral reflectance
haze
Reflectometers
Aluminum Oxide
Ellipsometry
1986

Mechanisms of antioxidant action: the role of nitroxyl radicals in the stabilization of PVC

Adeniyi, J. B., Al-Malaika, S. & Scott, G., 20 Nov 1986, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 32, 7, p. 6063-6071 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antioxidants
Polyvinyl Chloride
Polyvinyl chlorides
Amines
Hydroxylamines

Mechanisms of antioxidant action: time-controlled photoantioxidants for polyethylene based on soluble iron compounds

Al-Malaika, S., Marogi, A. M. & Scott, G., 5 Feb 1986, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 31, 2, p. 685-698 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iron Compounds
Iron compounds
Embrittlement
Polyethylene
Antioxidants
1987

Extended-range fiber polarimetric strain sensor

Taylor, R. M., Webb, D. J., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., 1987, In : Optics Letters. 12, 9, p. 744-746 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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semiconductor diodes
optical paths
frequency modulation
interferometers
fibers
1988

A frequency locked laser diode for interferometric sensing systems

Webb, D. J., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., 4 Aug 1988, In : Electronics letters. 24, 16, p. 1002-1004 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frequency stability
Electric lamps
Semiconductor lasers
Cathodes
Sensors

Extended range interferometry using a coherence tuned synthesised dual wavelength technique with multimode fibres

Webb, D. J., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Sep 1988, In : Electronics letters. 24, 18, p. 1173-1175 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimode fibers
Interferometry
Wavelength
Interferometers

Extended range monomode fibre optic sensors: spectral and polarisation techniques

Webb, D. J., Jones, J. D. C., Taylor, R. M. & Jackson, D. A., 1988, In : International Journal of Optoelectronics. 3, 3, p. 213-224 12 p.

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Interferometric optical path difference measurement using sinusoidal frequency modulation of a diode laser

Webb, D. J., Taylor, R. M., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., 15 May 1988, In : Optics Communications. 66, 5-6, p. 245-248 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frequency modulation
optical paths
frequency modulation
Semiconductor lasers
semiconductor lasers
1989

A novel interferometric liquid refractometer

Webb, D. J., Tatam, R. P. & Jackson, D. A., 1989, In : Review of scientific instruments. 60, 10, p. 3347-3348 2 p.

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Refractometers
refractometers
Liquids
liquids
cavities

A novel technique for polarisation mode dispersion measurements in optical fibres

Webb, D. J., Tatam, R. P., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Jan 1989, In : Optics Communications. 69, 3-4, p. 230-234 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polarization mode dispersion
Optical fibers
optical fibers
fibers
Fibers
1990

565 Mbit/S 219km transmission experiment using four gain controlled packaged semiconductor laser amplifiers

Ellis, A. D., Cox, J. D., Bird, D. M., Cameron, K., Elton, D. J., Sherlock, G. & Stallard, W. A., 15 Mar 1990, In : Electronics letters. 26, 6, p. 385-387 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light amplifiers
Semiconductor lasers
Gain control
Light transmission
Deterioration

Amplification of temporally modulated signal beams via two-wave mixing in Bi12SiO20

Webb, D. J. & Solymar, L., 1990, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 7, 12, p. 2369-2373 5 p.

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pumps
square waves
modulation
approximation
crystals

Comparison of WDM coupler technologies for use in erbium doped fibre amplifier systems

Lord, A., Wilkinson, I. J., Ellis, A., Cleland, D., Garnham, R. A. & Stallard, W. A., 21 Jun 1990, In : Electronics letters. 26, 13, p. 900-901 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Wavelength division multiplexing
Pumps
Polarization
Wavelength

Light-quark current correlators

Generalis, S., 1 Mar 1990, In : Journal of Physics G. 16, 3, p. 367-373 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correlators
quarks

Magnetism of ACu(II) bimetallic chain compounds (A = Fe, Co, Ni): One- and three dimensional behaviors

Van Koningsbruggen, P., Kahn, O., Nakatani, K., Pei, Y., Renard, J. P., Drillon, M. & Legoll, P., Sep 1990, In : Inorganic Chemistry. 29, 18, p. 3325 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetism

Observations of Spatial Subharmonics arising during Two-Wave Mixing in BSO

Webb, D. J. & Solymar, L., 15 Jan 1990, In : Optics Communications. 74, 6, p. 386-388 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pumps
Diffraction
Electric fields
pumps
Crystals

Onset of sub-harmonics generated by forward wave interactions in Bi12SiO20

Webb, D. J., Au, L. B., Jones, D. C. & Solymar, L., 15 Oct 1990, In : Applied Physics Letters. 57, 16, p. 1602-1604 3 p.

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Problem of localization and scattering of the conduction electrons at the rough metal surface

Krokhin, A. A., Makarov, N. M., Yampol'skii, V. A. & Yurkevich, I. V., 1 Aug 1990, In : Physica B: Condensed Matter. 165-166, 2, p. 855-856 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conduction electrons
metal surfaces
Metals
Scattering
metal strips

QCD sum rules I: Perturbative results for current correlators

Generalis, S. C. & Generalis, S., 1 Jan 1990, In : Journal of Physics G. 16, 6, p. 785-793 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correlators
sum rules
quantum chromodynamics
operators
quarks

QCD sum rules II: a note on the mass of the strange quark

Generalis, S. C. & Generalis, S., 1 Jan 1990, In : Journal of Physics G. 16, 8, p. L117-L120 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sum rules
quantum chromodynamics
quarks
estimates

Simultaneous measurement of temperature and strain: cross sensitivity considerations

Farahi, F., Webb, D. J., Jones, J. D. C. & Jackson, D. A., Feb 1990, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 8, 2, p. 138-142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sensitivity
temperature
optical fibers
fibers
sensors

Structure of trans-bis[4-amino-3,5-bis(pyridin-2-yl)-1,2,4-triazole-N1,N'[diaqua- manganese(II) dibromide

Faulmann, C., Van Koningsbruggen, P., de Graaff, R. A. G., Haasnoot, J. G. & Reedijk, J., 1990, In : Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications. C46, p. 2357-2360 4 p.

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Manganese
Ions
Ligands
Triazoles
Water

Unrepeatered 2.4 Gbit/s transmission experiment over 250 km of step-index fibre using erbium power amplifier

Ellis, A. D., Stallard, W. A., Bryant, E. G., Carter, S. F., Wright, J. V. & Wyatt, R., 14 Apr 1990, In : Electronics letters. 26, 8, p. 528-530 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Frequency shift keying
Erbium
Power amplifiers
Modulation
Fibers
1991

5 Gbit/s soliton propagation over 350km with large periodic dispersion coefficient perturbations using erbium doped fiber amplifier repeaters

Ellis, A. D., Cox, J. D., Bird, D., Regnault, J., Wright, J. V. & Stallard, W. A., 9 May 1991, In : Electronics letters. 27, 10, p. 878-880 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Telecommunication repeaters
Solitons
Wave propagation
Fibers

Automatic gain control in cascaded erbium doped fibre amplifier systems

Ellis, A. D., Percival, R. M., Lord, A. & Stallard, W. A., 31 Jan 1991, In : Electronics letters. 27, 3, p. 193-195 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Gain control
Repair
Stabilization

Phase dependent forward three wave amplification in photorefractive BSO

Webb, D. J., Ringhofer, K. H. & Solymar, L., 9 May 1991, In : Electronics letters. 27, 10, p. 889-890 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amplification
Experiments

The effects of optical activity and absorption on two wave mixing in Bi12SiO20

Webb, D. J. & Solymar, L., 1 Jun 1991, In : Optics Communications. 83, 3-4, p. 287-294 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optical activity
Amplification
optical absorption
Crystals
beam interactions

Two-wave mixing in BTO in the presence of detuning

Takacs, J., Webb, D. J., Ringhofer, K. H. & Solymar, L., 1 Jul 1991, In : Optics Communications. 84, 1/2, p. 90-94 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photorefractive crystals
Electric fields
Pumps
pumps
electric fields
1992

Helium ion implanted optical waveguide in KTiOPO4

Zhang, L., Chandler, P. J., Townsend, P. D. & Thomas, P. A., 26 Mar 1992, In : Electronics letters. 26, 7, p. 650-652 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical waveguides
Helium
Waveguides
Phase matching
Ions

Limitations of WDM transmission over 560 km due to degenerate four wave mixing

Cleland, D. A., Gu, X. Y., Cox, J. D. & Ellis, A. D., 30 Jan 1992, In : Electronics letters. 28, 3, p. 307-309 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Four wave mixing
Wavelength division multiplexing
Experiments

Observations of diffraction and self diffraction effects during two wave mixing in a nematic liquid crystal

Webb, D. J., Elston, S. J. & Solymar, L., 1 May 1992, In : Optics Communications. 89, 2/4, p. 283-288 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nematic liquid crystals
Diffraction
liquid crystals
Liquid Crystals
sine waves

Precise modeling of 4-wave-mixing products over 400KM of step-index fiber

Cleland, D. A., Ellis, A. D. & Sturrock, C. H. F., 4 Jun 1992, In : Electronics letters. 28, 12, p. 1171-1173 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Four wave mixing
Wavelength

Review of 'Optoelectronics and Lightwave Technology' by J E Midwinter & Y L Guo (Wiley, 300pp)

Doran, N., Sep 1992, In : IEE Review. 38, 9, p. 317 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Role of congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium in the predictive diagnosis of familial adenomatous polyposis

Morton, D. G., Gibson, J., Macdonald, F., Brown, R., Haydon, J., Cullen, R., Rindl, M., Hulten, M., Neoptolemos, J. P. & Keighley, M. R., Jul 1992, In : The British Journal of Surgery. 79, 7, p. 689-693 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Hypertrophy
Ophthalmoscopy
Colorectal Neoplasms

Separation of two distinct fast interface states at the (100)Si/SiO2 interface using the conductance technique

Uren, M. J., Brunson, K. M. & Hodge, A. M., Feb 1992, In : Applied Physics Letters. 60, 5, p. 624-626 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

annealing
electron irradiation
absorption cross sections
defects

Solitons: permanent waves

Doran, N., 17 Sep 1992, In : IEE Review. 38, 9, p. 291-294 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Nonlinear optics
Electromagnets
Communication
Optical communication

Solitons the key to global cheap-talk

Doran, N., Feb 1992, In : Physics World. p. 25 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stabilising Er fibre soliton laser with pulse phase locking

Shan, X., Cleland, D. & Ellis, A., 16 Jan 1992, In : Electronics letters. 28, 2, p. 182-184 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Laser pulses
Fibers
Lasers
Erbium

Structure of bis[µ-4-amino-3,5-bis(aminomethyl)-1,2,4-triazole-N',N1,N2,N"]bis [diaquacopper(II)] bis(sulfate) tetrahydrate

Van Koningsbruggen, P., Haasnoot, J. G., de Graaff, R. A. G., Reedijk, J. & Slingerland, S., Nov 1992, In : Acta Crystallographica Section C: Crystal Structure Communications. C48, 11, p. 1923-1926 4 p.

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Ultrafast all optical switching in two wavelength amplifying nonlinear optical loop mirror

Ellis, A. D. & Cleland, D. A., 13 Feb 1992, In : Electronics letters. 28, 4, p. 405-406 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor lasers
Mirrors
Wavelength
Erbium doped fiber amplifiers
Optical switches
1993

10 GHz pulse train derived from a CW DFB laser using crossphase modulation in an optical fibre.

Patrick, D. M. & Ellis, A. D., 22 Jul 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 15, p. 1391-1392 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Continuous wave lasers
Distributed feedback lasers
Laser modes
Semiconductor lasers

22-km distributed temperature sensor using Brillouin gain in an optical fiber

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Apr 1993, In : Optics Letters. 18, 7, p. 552-554 3 p.

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temperature sensors
frequency shift
spatial resolution
optical fibers
temperature dependence

32 km distributed temperature sensor based on Brillouin loss in an optical fibre

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 15 Sep 1993, In : Optics Letters. 18, 18, p. 1561-1563 3 p.

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temperature sensors
pulsed lasers
spatial resolution
optical fibers
temperature dependence

ALL LASER-DIODE COMPRESSION OF 5 GHZ PICOSECOND PULSES USING CROSS-PHASE MODULATION IN OPTICAL-FIBER

Ellis, A. D. & Patrick, D. M., 21 Jan 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 2, p. 149-150 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ALL-OPTICAL CLOCK RECOVERY AT BIT RATES UP TO 40 GBIT/S

Ellis, A. D., Smith, K. & Patrick, D. M., 22 Aug 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 15, p. 1323-1324 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamines
Copper
Magnetic properties
Polymers
Copper compounds

Channelled spectrum liquid refractometer

Taplin, S., Podoleanu, A. G., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., Oct 1993, In : Review of scientific instruments. 64, 10, p. 3028-3029 2 p.

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Refractometers
refractometers
Liquids
liquids
Charge coupled devices