Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1993

Characteristics of Brillouin gain based distributed temperature sensors

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 19 Aug 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 17, p. 1543-1544 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperature sensors

COMPACT 40 GBIT/S OPTICAL DEMULTIPLEXER USING A GAINASP OPTICAL AMPLIFIER

Ellis, A. D. & Spirit, D. M., 25 Nov 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 24, p. 2115-2116 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demultiplexing
Light amplifiers
Semiconductor lasers
Mirrors
Polarization

Concatenated all-optical loop mirror switches

Nayar, B. K., Finlayson, N. & Doran, N., Dec 1993, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 40, 12, p. 2327-2332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

switches
mirrors
pulses
logic
synthesis

Demultiplexing using crossphase modulation-induced spectral shifts and Kerr polarisation rotation in optical fibre.

Patrick, D. M. & Ellis, A. D., 21 Jan 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 2, p. 227-229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Displacement sensor using channelled spectrum dispersed on a linear CCD array

Taplin, S., Podleanu, A. G., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 13 May 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 10, p. 896-897 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Charge coupled devices
Interferometers
Sensors

Experiments and analysis of combined diffraction and self diffraction effects in a nematic liquid crystal cell

Elston, S. J., Webb, D. J. & Solymar, L., Aug 1993, In : Physical Review E. 48, 2, p. 1172-1181 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nematic Liquid Crystal
Liquid Crystal
Diffraction
liquid crystals
Cell

Fabrication of chirped Bragg gratings in photosensitive fibre

Byron, K. C., Sugden, K., Bricheno, T. & Bennion, I., 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 18, p. 1659-1660 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Fabrication
Fibers
Bandwidth

Inhibition of iron-catalysed hydroxyl radical formation by inositol polyphosphates: a possible physiological function for myo-inositol hexakisphosphate

Hawkins, P. T., Poyner, D. R., Jackson, T. R., Letcher, A. J., Lander, D. & Irvine, R. F., 19 Oct 1993, In : Biochemical Journal. 294, p. 929-934 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Polyphosphates
Phytic Acid
Inositol
Hydroxyl Radical
Assays

Macroporous hydrogels for biomedical applications: methodology and morphology

Tighe, B., Oxley, H. R. & Corkhill, P. H., Nov 1993, In : Biomaterials. 14, 14, p. 1064-1072 9 p., n/a.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogels
Polymerization
Crystalline materials
Monomers
Membranes

Neural control of a batch distillation

Cressy, D. C., Nabney, I. T. & Simper, A., 1993, In : Neural Computing and Applications. 1, 2, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation
Backpropagation
Controllers

Optimisation of furnace oxidation of silicon with respect to negative bias stress instability

Nayar, V., Jackson, R., Filleul, M. L., Brunson, K., Uren, M. J. & Hodge, A. M., Aug 1993, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 22, 1-4, p. 47-50 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
furnaces
Furnaces
Oxidation
oxidation

Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of [Cu6(tidah)2Cl10(H2O)4](H2O)6, a unique imidazolato and chloro-bridged hexanuclear copper(II) compound

Koolhaas, G. J. A. A., Driessen, W. L., Van Koningsbruggen, P., Reedijk, J. & Spek, A. L., 1993, In : Dalton Transactions. 24, p. 3803-3807 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper compounds
Copper
Magnetic properties
Crystal structure
Molecules

Temperature non-uniformity in distributed temperature sensors

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 11, p. 976-978 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Temperature sensors
Optical fibers
Temperature distribution
Temperature

Transmission of a true single polarisation 40 Gbit/s soliton data signal over 205 km using a stabilised erbium fibre ring laser and 40 GHz electronic timing recovery.

Ellis, A. D., Widdowson, T., Wickens, G. E., Spirit, D. M. & Shan, X., 27 May 1993, In : Electronics letters. 29, 11, p. 990-992 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ring lasers
Erbium
Fiber lasers
Solitons
Semiconductor lasers
1994

22km distributed strain sensor using Brillouin loss in an optical fibre

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Jan 1994, In : Optics Communications. 104, 4/6, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical fibers
pulsed lasers
spatial resolution
optical fibers
sensors

Average soliton propagation in periodically amplified systems with stepwise dispersion profiled fibre

Forysiak, W., Knox, F. M. & Doran, N. J., Feb 1994, In : Optics Letters. 19, 3, p. 174-176 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amplifiers
solitary waves
fibers
propagation
spacing

Channeled spectrum display using a CCD array for student laboratory demonstrations

Podoleanu, A. G., Taplin, S. R., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., Sep 1994, In : European Journal of Physics. 15, 5, p. 166-271 106 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

students
charge coupled devices
linear arrays
metrology
semiconductor lasers

Chirped gratings produced in photosensitive optical fibres by fibre deformation during exposure

Sugden, K., Bennion, I., Molony, A. & Copner, N. J., 3 Mar 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 5, p. 440-442 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical fibers
Germanium
Fibers
Bandwidth
Hydrogen

Combined distributed temperature and strain sensor based on Brillouin loss in an optical fiber

Bao, X., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 15 Jan 1994, In : Optics Letters. 19, 2, p. 141-143 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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temperature sensors
optical fibers
sensors
pulsed lasers
spatial resolution

Conjugate solitons in amplified optical fibre transmission systems

Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., 20 Jan 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 2, p. 154-155 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Optical fibers
Optical phase conjugation
Jitter
Computer simulation

Dark soliton sideband formation and stability in periodically amplifed systems

Allen, K. M., Smith, N. J., Doran, N. J. & Williams, J. A., 15 Dec 1994, In : Optics Letters. 19, 24, p. 2086-2088 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sidebands
solitary waves
laser cavities
four-wave mixing
amplifiers

Demultiplexing of fibre Bragg grating temperature and strain sensors

Brady, G. P., Hope, S., Ribeiro, A. B. L., Webb, D. J., Reekie, L., Archambault, J. L. & Jackson, D. A., 15 Sep 1994, In : Optics Communications. 111, 1-2, p. 51-54 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demultiplexing
demultiplexing
temperature sensors
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings

Dispersion-modified actively mode-locked erbium fibre laser using a chirped fibre grating

Kean, P. N., Gray, J. W. D., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 8 Dec 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 25, p. 2133-2135 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Fiber lasers
Laser modes
Fibers
Solitons

Distributed temperature change sensor, based on Rayleigh backscattering in an optical fibre

Rathod, R., Pechstedt, R. D., Jackson, D. A. & Webb, D. J., 1994, In : Optics Letters. 19, 8, p. 593-595 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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backscattering
optical fibers
sensors
frequency shift
continuous radiation

Effective manufacturing logistics

Wilding, R. D. & Sweeney, E. T., 1994, In : Logistics Focus. 2, 6, p. 2-5 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exact solution of the Bragg-diffraction problem in sillenites

Sturman, B. I., Webb, D. J., Kowarschik, R., Shamonina, E. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1 Sep 1994, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 11, 9, p. 1813-1819 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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gratings
polarization
matrices
configurations
diffraction

Fibre dispersion compensation using a chirped in-fibre Bragg grating

Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Sugden, K. & Doran, N. J., 9 Jun 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 12, p. 985-987 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dispersion compensation
Bragg gratings
Group delay
Fiber Bragg gratings
Single mode fibers

Forward wave interactions in photorefractive materials

Solymar, L., Webb, D. J. & Grunnet-Jepsen, A., 1994, In : Progress in Quantum Electronics. 18, 5, p. 377-450 74 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fuzzy knowledge-based approach to treating uncertainty in inventory control

Petrovic, D. & Sweeney, E., Aug 1994, In : Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems. 7, 3, p. 147-152 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Inventory control
Uncertainty

Generation of 6.3PS optical pulses at a 10GHZ repetition rate using a packaged electroabsorption modulator and dispersion compensating fiber

Moodie, D. G., Ellis, A. D. & Ford, C. W., 29 Sep 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 20, p. 1700-1701 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroabsorption modulators
Laser pulses
Fibers
Modulators
Modulation

Generation of spatial subharmonic gratings in the absence of photorefractive beam coupling

McClelland, T. E., Webb, D. J., Sturman, B. I. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1994, In : Physical Review Letters. 73, 23, p. 3082-3084 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gratings
extremely low frequencies
crystals
nonlinearity
geometry

Global fibre transmission using optically amplified regenerators for maximised repeater spacing

Widdowson, T., Hueting, J. P., Ellis, A. D., Malyon, D. J. & Watkinson, P. J., 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 24, p. 2056-2057 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Telecommunication repeaters
Regenerators
Fibers
Experiments

Gordon-Haus jitter suppression using a single phase modulator

Smith, N. J., Doran, N. J., Blow, K. J. & Firth, W. J., 9 Jun 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 12, p. 987-988 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical fiber communication
Solitons
Jitter
Modulators
Communication systems

Optical autocorrelator that uses a surface-emitting second-harmonic generator on (211)B GaAs

Whitbread, N. D., Williams, J. A. R., Roberts, J. S., Bennion, I. & Robson, P. N., Dec 1994, In : Optics Letters. 19, 24, p. 2089-2091 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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harmonic generators
autocorrelation
harmonic generations
refractivity
waveguides

Pattern Recognition of Noisy Sequences of Behavioural Events using Functional Combinators

Clark, A. N., 1 May 1994, In : Computer Journal. 37, 5, p. 385-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pattern recognition
Specifications
Functional programming
Computer programming languages

Picosecond soliton propagation using nonlinear optical loop mirrors as intensity filters

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., 23 Jun 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 13, p. 1084-1085 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Optical fibers
Electric lines

SOLITON SHEPHERDING - ALL-OPTICAL ACTIVE SOLITON CONTROL OVER GLOBAL DISTANCES

Widdowson, T., Malyon, D. J., Ellis, A. D., Smith, K. & Blow, K. J., Jun 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 12, p. 990-991 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Clocks
Fibers

Stepwise dispersion profiling of periodically amplified soliton systems

Forysiak, W., Knox, F. M. & Doran, N., Aug 1994, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 12, 8, p. 1330-1337 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
propagation
amplifiers
optical fibers
communication

The generation of quasi-continuous trains of dark soliton-like pulses

Williams, J. A. R., Allen, K. M., Doran, N. & Emplit, P. H., Dec 1994, In : Optics Communications. 112, 5-6, p. 333-338 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
solitary waves
pulses
repetition
fibers

unrepeatered transmission over 80km standard fiber at 40Gbit/s

Ellis, A. D. & Spirit, D. M., 6 Jan 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 1, p. 72-74 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Fibers
Transmitters

Verification of the standard model of the photorefractive nonlinearity in BSO crystals

Webb, D. J., Kiessling, A., Sturman, B. I., Shamonina, E. & Ringhofer, K. H., 15 May 1994, In : Optics Communications. 108, 1/3, p. 31-36 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy transfer
nonlinearity
Polarization
Crystals
polarization

Very broad reflection bandwidth (44 nm) chirped fibre gratings and narrow bandpass filters produced by the use of an amplitude mask

Farries, M. C., Sugden, K., Reid, D. C. J., Bennion, I., Molony, A. & Goodwin, M. J., 1994, In : Electronics letters. 30, 11, p. 891-892 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bandpass filters
Masks
Bandwidth
Fibers
Telecommunication
1995

10 cm chirped fibre Bragg grating for dispersion compensation at 10 Gbit/s over 400km of non-dispersion shifted fibre

Loh, W. H., Laming, R. I., Gu, X., Zervas, M. N., Cole, M. J., Widdowson, T. & Ellis, A. D., 7 Dec 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 25, p. 2203-2204 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dispersion compensation
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fibers

10 Gbit/s all-optical regenerator/

Pender, W. A., Watkinson, P. J., Greer, E. J. & Ellis, A. D., 31 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 18, p. 1587-1588 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ring lasers
Regenerators
Fiber lasers
Clocks
Laser pulses

10Gbit/s NRZ global transmission using optically amplified electronic regeneration

Hueting, J. P., Widdowson, T. & Ellis, A. D., 22 Jun 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 13, p. 1075-1076 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stimulated Brillouin scattering
Regenerators
Distributed feedback lasers
Modulation
Fibers

10 Gbt/s soliton communication systems over standard fibre at 1.55 mm and the use of dispersion compensation

Knox, F. M., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N., Oct 1995, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 13, 10, p. 1955-1962 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

telecommunication
amplifiers
solitary waves
fibers
propagation

1O Gbit/s data switched semiconductor-laser amplifier nonlinear loop mirror

Davies, D. A. O., Ellis, A. D., Widdowson, T. & Sherlock, G., 19 Jan 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 2, p. 111-112 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light amplifiers
Light modulation
Light polarization
Semiconductor lasers
Laser pulses

40 Gbit/s transmission over 202km of standard fibre using midspan spectral inversion

Ellis, A. D., Tatham, M. C., Davies, D. A. O., Nessett, D., Moodie, D. G. & Sherlock, G., 16 Feb 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 4, p. 299-301 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroabsorption modulators
Fibers
Experiments

690-node global OTDM network demonstration

Ellis, A. D. & Widdowson, T., 6 Jul 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 14, p. 1171-1172 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrooptical effects
Solitons
Modulators
Scalability
Demonstrations