Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1996

Finite-size effects in on-line learning of multilayer neural networks

Barber, D., Saad, D. & Sollich, P., Apr 1996, In : Europhysics Letters. 34, 2, p. 151-156 6 p.

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learning
instructors
descent
complement
students

Formal basis for the refinement of rule based transition systems

Clark, A. N., 1 Mar 1996, In : Journal of Functional Programming. 6, 02, p. 329-354

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Software engineering

Gain and noise figure characterisation of a 68 km long distributed erbium doped fibre amplifier

Altuncu, A., Siddiqui, A. S., Ellis, A. D., Newhouse, M. A. & Antos, A. J., 12 Sep 1996, In : Electronics letters. 32, 19, p. 1800-1801 2 p.

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General gaussian priors for improved generalisation

Saad, D., 1 Aug 1996, In : Neural Networks. 9, 6, p. 937-945 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistical mechanics
Neural Networks (Computer)
Parameterization
Mechanics
Noise

High-resolution, wavelength-division-multiplexed in-fibre Bragg grating sensor system

Rao, Y-J., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 9 May 1996, In : Electronics letters. 32, 10, p. 924-926 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Wavelength
Sensors
Crosstalk
Temperature measurement

Investigation of two-wave mixing in arbitrary oriented sillenite crystals

Shamonina, E., Cedilnik, G., Mann, M., Kiessling, A., Webb, D. J., Kowarschik, R. & Ringhofer, K. H., Dec 1996, In : Applied Physics B. 64, 1, p. 49-56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystals
Crystal orientation
Gaussian beams
Nonlinear equations
Polarization

Knowledge-based system for casting process selection

Er, A., Sweeney, E. & Kondic, V., 1996, In : Transactions of the American Foundrymen's Society. 104, p. 363-370 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Knowledge based systems
Casting
Expert systems
Knowledge representation
Foundries

Learning with noise and regularizers in multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Solla, S. A., 1996, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. 9, p. 260-266 7 p.

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learning
instructors
descent
random noise
students

Modelling conditional probability distributions for periodic variables

Bishop, C. M. & Nabney, I. T., 1 Jul 1996, In : Neural Computation. 8, 5, p. 209-214 6 p.

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Radar
Direction compound
Conditional Probability
Modeling

Modulational instabilities in fibres with periodic dispersion

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., 15 Apr 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 8, p. 570-572 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fibers
group velocity
optical communication
occurrences
bandwidth

Neural network control of a gas turbine

Nabney, I. & Cressy, D. C., 1996, In : Neural Computing and Applications. 4, 4, p. 198-208 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas turbines
Nonlinear systems
Turbines
Aircraft
Engines

New numerical model of stimulated Brillouin scattering in optical fibres with nonuniformity

Rae, S., Bennion, I. & Cardwell, M. J., 1 Feb 1996, In : Optics Communications. 123, 4-6, p. 611-616 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stimulated Brillouin scattering
nonuniformity
Optical fibers
Numerical models
optical fibers
Anions
Infrared spectroscopy
Spectrum Analysis
Magnetic properties
Negative ions

Optical networks to span the globe

Doran, N. & Bennion, I., Nov 1996, In : Physics World. 9, 11, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

globes
light amplifiers
planets
amplifiers
optical fibers

Optimising transmission capacity: long distance and terrestrial applications

Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W., Knox, F. M., Smith, N. J. & Bennion, I., 1996, In : Philosophical Transactions A. 354, 1708, p. 679-694 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
spacing
solitary waves
Spacing
amplifiers

Power spectrum estimation from values of noisy autocorrelations

Rebollo Neira, L. & Constantinides, A. G., May 1996, In : Signal processing. 50, 3, p. 223-231 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power spectrum
Autocorrelation

Reduced Gordon-Haus jitter due to enhanced power solitons in strongly dispersion managed systems

Smith, N. J., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., 24 Oct 1996, In : Electronics letters. 32, 22, p. 2085-2087 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Jitter
Dispersion compensation
Optical fibers
Fibers

Simultaneous spatial, time and wavelength division multiplexed in-fibre grating sensing network

Rao, Y. J., Lobo Ribeiro, A. B., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Apr 1996, In : Optics Communications. 125, 1-3, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
division
topology
Topology

Stable soliton transmission with increased energy using dispersion management and periodic saturable absorption

Govan, D. S., Smith, N. J., Knox, F. M. & Doran, N., Aug 1996, In : Optics Express. p. 141-143 3 p.

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Strain sensing of modern composite materials with a spatial/wavelength-division multiplexed fiber grating network

Rao, Y. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1 May 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 9, p. 683-685 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
division
topology
plastic plates
gratings

Synchronized mode-locked erbium fibre lasers with intracavity dispersion control using chirped in-fibre Bragg gratings

Gray, J. W. D., Pattison, D. A., Kean, P. N., Doran, N. & Bennion, I., May 1996, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 43, 5, p. 1009-1015 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erbium
Bragg gratings
reflectors
fiber lasers
solitary waves

The correlation of liquid molar excess enthalpies for benzene-cyclohexane-hexane and acetonitrile-benzene-tetrachloromethane systems using the PRSV-model

Djordjević, B. D., Višak, Z. P., Djurišić, Z. M. & Šerbanović, S. P., 1 Jan 1996, In : Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society. 61, 6, p. 447-452 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Tetrachloride
Hexanes
Benzene
Enthalpy
Liquids

Time-and-spatial-multiplexing tree topology for fiber-optic Bragg-grating sensors with interferometric wavelength-shift detection

Lobo Libeiro, A. B., Rao, Y. J., Zhang, L., Bennion, I. & Jackson, D. A., 1 May 1996, In : Applied Optics. 35, 13, p. 2267-2273 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fiber optics
Multiplexing
Fiber optics
topology
1997

10GB/S wavelength conversion in an integrated SOA/DFB laser

Stephens, M. F. C., Penty, R. V., Sharafi, A. R., White, I. H., Fice, M. J., Saunders, R. A. & Whiteaway, J. E. A., 1997, In : Colloquium Digest - IEE . -, 372, p. 4/1-4/6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Distributed feedback lasers
Service oriented architecture (SOA)

40Gbit/s 1.55 mu m RZ transmission over 109km of non-dispersion shifted fibre with long continuously chirped fibre gratings

Dong, L., Cole, M. J., Ellis, A. D., Laming, R. I. & Widdowson, T., Mar 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 18, p. 1563-1565 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Demonstrations
Wavelength

40Gbit/s transmission over 406 km of NDSF using mid-span spectral inversion by four-wave-mixing in a 2mm long semiconductor optical amplifier

Marcenac, D. D., Nesset, D., Kelly, A. E., Brierley, M., Ellis, A. D., Moodie, D. G. & Ford, C. W., 8 May 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 10, p. 879-880 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40GHz optical-millimetre wave generation with a dual polarisation distributed feedback fibre laser

Loh, W. H., de Sandro, J. P., Cowle, G. J., Samson, B. N. & Ellis, A. D., 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 7, p. 594-595 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed feedback lasers
Fiber lasers
Millimeter waves
Polarization
Erbium

Coherent scattering enhancement in systems bounded by rough surfaces

Freilikher, V., Kanzieper, E., Maradudin, A. A. & Yurkevich, I., 1 Sep 1997, In : Physics Reports. 288, 1-6, p. 127-204 78 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coherent scattering
augmentation
scattering
matrix theory
interference

Demonstration of ultrafast all-optical wavelength conversion utilizing birefringence in semiconductor optical amplifiers

Stephens, M. F. C., Asghari, M., Penty, R. V. & White, I. H., 1997, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 9, 4, p. 449-451 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light extinction
Optical frequency conversion
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Phase modulation
Birefringence

Dispersion compensating, reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexer using chirped fibre Bragg gratings

Ellis, A. D., Kashyap, R., Crisp, I. & Malyon, D. J., 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 17, p. 1474-1475 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Wavelength division multiplexing
Fibers
Ions

Dynamics of on-line learning in radial basis function networks

Freeman, J. & Saad, D., 1997, In : Physical Review E. 56, 1, p. 907-918 12 p.

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Radial Basis Function Network
learning
Learning Rate
education
Generalization Error

Electron beam lithography of phase mask gratings for near field holographic production of optical fibre gratings

Liu, X., Aitchison, J. S., De La Rue, R. M., Thoms, S., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Feb 1997, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 35, 1-4, p. 345-348 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electron beam lithography
Optical fibers
Masks
near fields
masks

Extended dynamic range detection system for in-fibre Bragg grating strain sensors based on two cascaded interferometric wavelength scanners

Rao, Y. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 1997, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 8, 10, p. 1043-1049 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Strain Sensor
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating
Dynamic Range

Extended-range, low coherence dual wavelength interferometry using a superfluorescent fibre source and chirped fibre Bragg gratings

Brady, G. P., Kalli, K., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 15 Jan 1997, In : Optics Communications. 134, 1-6, p. 341-348 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Interferometry
Bragg gratings
interferometry
Wavelength

Fabrication and characterization of bandpass filters based on concatenated chirped fiber gratings

Sugden, K., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R., Fallon, R. W., Everall, L. A., Chisholm, K. E. & Bennion, I., Aug 1997, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 15, 8, p. 1424-1432 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bandpass filters
bandpass filters
Germanium
germanium
gratings

Fabrication of multipassband moiré resonators in fibers by the dual-phase-mask exposure method

Everall, L. A., Sugden, K., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Liu, X., Aitchison, J. S., Thoms, S. & De La Rue, R. M., Oct 1997, In : Optics Letters. 22, 19, p. 1473-1475 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

masks
resonators
filters
fabrication
fibers

Fiber Bragg-grating true time-delay systems: discrete-grating array 3-bit delay lines and chirped grating 6-bit delay lines

Molony, A., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Edge, C. & Fells, J., Dec 1997, In : IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. 45, 8 PART 2, p. 1527-1530 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Diffraction gratings
Electric delay lines
delay lines
Fiber Bragg gratings

Fiberised set-up for eye length measurement

Podoleanu, A. G., Dobre, G. M., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., 1 May 1997, In : Optics Communications. 137, 4/6, p. 397-405 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interferometers
interferometers
Michelson interferometers
cornea
retina

Frames: a maximum entropy statistical estimate of the inverse problem

Rebollo-Neira, L., Fernandez-Rubio, J. & Plastino, A., 1997, In : Journal of Mathematical Physics. 38, 9, p. 4863-4871 9 p.

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Maximum Entropy
Inverse Problem
entropy
estimates
Estimate

Globally optimal on-line learning rules for multi-layer neural networks

Rattray, M. & Saad, D., 21 Nov 1997, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General. 30, 22, p. L771-L776

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Multilayer Neural Network
Generalization Error
Rule Learning
learning
Maximise

Globally optimal parameters for on-line learning in multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Rattray, M., 29 Sep 1997, In : Physical Review Letters. 79, 13, p. 2578-2581 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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learning
education
descent
gradients

High speed wavelength conversion utilising an integrated amplifier/DFB laser

Stephens, M., Penty, R. V., White, I. H., Asghari, M., Williams, K. A., Fice, M. J. & Whiteaway, J. E. A., 1997, In : Colloquium Digest - IEE . 36, p. 14/1-14/6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Distributed feedback lasers
Wavelength
Lasers
Service oriented architecture (SOA)

In-fibre Bragg gratings for ultrasonic medical applications

Fisher, N. E., Surowiec, J., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Gavrilov, L., Hand, J. W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 1997, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 8, 10, p. 1050-1054 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ultrasonic applications
Medical Applications
Medical applications
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings

In-fibre Bragg grating temperature sensor system for medical applications

Rao, Y-J., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., May 1997, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 15, 5, p. 779-785 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Medical applications
temperature sensors
Temperature sensors
Fiber Bragg gratings

Longitudinal mode control of an erbium ring fibre laser containing an intracavity chirped Bragg grating etalon

Forster, R. J., Langford, N., Gloag, A., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., 15 Sep 1997, In : Optics Communications. 141, 5-6, p. 283-287 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Bragg gratings
Ring lasers
ring lasers
Fiber lasers

Low polarisation sensitivity electroabsorption modulators for 160Gbit/s networks

Moodie, D. G., Cannard, P. J., Dann, A. J., Marcenac, D. D., Ford, C. W., Reed, J., Moore, R. T., Lucek, J. K. & Ellis, A. D., 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 24, p. 2068-2070 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroabsorption modulators
Heterojunctions
Polarization

Multiplexed identical-broadband-chirped-grating interrogation system for large-strain sensing applications

Fallon, R. W., Zhang, L., Gloag, A. & Bennion, I., Dec 1997, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 9, 12, p. 1616-1618 3 p., 5784628 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interrogation
gratings
broadband
Strain measurement
Multiplexing

Multiplexing Bragg gratings using combined wavelength and spatial division techniques with digital resolution enhancement

Hu, Y., Chen, S., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 6 Nov 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 23, p. 1973-1975 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Spectrographs
Spectral resolution
Optical resolving power
Fiber Bragg gratings

Narrow linewidth operation of an erbium fiber laser containing a chirped Bragg grating etalon

Foster, R. J., Langford, N., Gloag, A., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Nov 1997, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 15, 11, p. 2130-2136 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg reflectors
Bragg gratings
Ring lasers
Erbium
Fiber lasers

Non-classical Fe(II) spin-crossover behaviour leading to an unprecedented extremely large apparent thermal hysteresis of 270 K: application for displays

Garcia, Y., Van Koningsbruggen, P. J., Codjovi, E., Lapouyade, R., Kahn, O. & Rabardel, L., 1997, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 7, p. 857-858 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anions
Hysteresis
Negative ions
Display devices
Molecules