Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1998

Excitation of higher harmonic gratings in AC-field biased photorefractive crystals

Pedersen, H. C., Johansen, P. M., Podivilov, E. V. & Webb, D. J., 15 Aug 1998, In : Optics Communications. 154, 1/3, p. 93-99 7 p.

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Photorefractive crystals
Holographic gratings
Light interference
alternating current
Electric fields

Fabrication of high-rejection-low-loss single-passband filters in cladding depressed fiber by the chirped-grating concatenation method

Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Bennion, I., Sugden, K. & Dong, L., Nov 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 21, p. 1665-1667 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rejection
gratings
filters
fabrication
fibers

Fibre optic radio frequency notch filter with linear and continuous tuning by using a chirped fibre grating

Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A. & Bennion, I., 3 Sep 1998, In : Electronics letters. 34, 18, p. 1770-1772 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Notch filters
Fiber optics
Signal processing
Tuning
Fibers

Fundamental characteristics of space-charge waves in photorefractive sillenite crystals

Pedersen, H. C., Webb, D. J. & Johansen, P. M., 1 Oct 1998, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 15, 10, p. 2573-2580 8 p.

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space charge
crystals
frequency response
Q factors
electric fields

Gasification of polystyrene as initial step in incineration, fires, or smoldering of plastics

Bockhorn, H., Hornung, A. & Hornung, U., 1 Jan 1998, In : Symposium international on combustion. 27, 1, p. 1343-1349 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

smoldering
incinerators
Incineration
gasification
Polystyrenes

Globally optimal learning rates in multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Rattray, M., May 1998, In : Philosophical Magazine Part B. 77, 5, p. 1523-1530 8 p.

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Multilayer neural networks
learning
descent
education
gradients

Globally optimal on-line learning rules

Rattray, M., Saad, D., Jordan, M. I. (ed.), Kearns, M. J. (ed.) & Solla, S. A. (ed.), Jan 1998, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. 10, p. 322-328 7 p.

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Statistical mechanics

Influence of beam-coupling on photorefractive parametric oscillation in a dc-field-biased Bi12SiO20 crystal

Pedersen, H. C., Webb, D. J. & Johansen, P. M., 1 Sep 1998, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 15, 9, p. 2439-2445 7 p.

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oscillations
crystals
gratings
geometry
configurations

Influences of temperature, pressure, and lattice solvents on the spin transition regime of the polymeric compound [Fe(hyetrz)3]A2•3H2O (hyetrz = 4-(2´- hydroxyethyl)-1,2,4-triazole and A¯ = 3-nitrophenylsulfonate)

Garcia, Y., van Koningsbruggen, P. J., Lapouyade, R., Fournès, L., Rabardel, L., Kahn, O., Ksenofontov, V., Levchenko, G. & Gütlich, P., May 1998, In : Chemistry of Materials. 10, 9, p. 2426-2433 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Color
Temperature
Magnetism
Mossbauer spectroscopy
Calorimetry

Isolation of a Δ5-fatty acid desaturase gene from Mortierella alpina

Michaelson, L. V., Lazarus, C. M., Griffiths, G., Napier, J. A. & Stobart, A. K., 24 Jul 1998, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 273, 30, p. 19055-19059 5 p.

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Mortierella
Fatty Acid Desaturases
Arachidonic Acid
Yeast
Genes

Learning with regularizers in multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Rattray, M., Feb 1998, In : Physical Review E. 57, 2, p. 2170-2176 7 p.

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Multilayer Neural Network
learning
Regularization
Generalization Error
Scenarios

Level curvature distribution and the structure of eigenfunctions in disordered systems

Basu, C., Canali, C. M., Kravtsov, V. E. & Yurkevich, I. V., 1 Jun 1998, In : Physical Review B. 57, 22, p. 14174-14191 18 p.

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Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions
Distribution functions
eigenvectors
curvature
Computer simulation

Long-distance 40-Gbit/s soliton transmission over standard fiber by use of dispersion management

Govan, D. S., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N., 1 Oct 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 19, p. 1523-1525 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
fibers
pulses
energy
simulation

Low coherence interferometry for en-face imaging of the retina

Podoleanu, A. G., Dobre, G. M., Seeger, M., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Fitzke, F. W. & Halfyard, A. S., 1998, In : Lasers and Light in Ophthalmology. 8, 3, p. 187-192 6 p.

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Low-input power wavelength conversion at 10 Gb/s using an integrated amplifier/DFB laser and subsequent transmission over 375 km of fiber

Stephens, M. F. C., Penty, R. V., White, I. H., Fice, M. J., Whiteaway, J. E. A. & Saunders, R. A., Jun 1998, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 10, 6, p. 878-880 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Distributed feedback lasers
Protein Sorting Signals
amplifiers

Multiwavelength picosecond pulses generated from a self-seeded Fabry-Perot laser diode with a fiber external cavity using fiber Bragg gratings

Li, S., Chan, K. T., Liu, Y., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Dec 1998, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 10, 12, p. 1712-1714 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

picosecond pulses
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
Semiconductor lasers
semiconductor lasers

Negligible penalty all-optical routing using 12×12 passive InP wavelength selective router

Bainbridge, J. D., Sharafi, A. R., White, I. H., Cowin, M. A., Stephens, M. F. C., Penty, R. V., Guild, K. M., Tzanakaki, A., O'Mahony, M. J., Thompson, G. H. B., Clements, S. J., Rogers, C. B., Melville, D. & Shepherd, F. R., 29 Oct 1998, In : Electronics letters. 34, 22, p. 2151-2152 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Routers
Wavelength

On models for magnetic field line diffusion

Spatschek, K. H., Eberhard, M. A. & Friedel, H., 1998, In : Physicalia Magazine. 20, 2, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Magnetic Field
Control of Chaos
Hamiltonian Structure
Line
Nonlinear Dynamics

On the q=1/2 non-extensive maximum entropy distribution

Rebollo - Neira, L., Plastino, A. & Fernandez-Rubio, J., 15 Sep 1998, In : Physica A. 258, 3-4, p. 458-465 8 p.

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Nonextensive Entropy
Maximum Entropy
entropy
applications of mathematics
Null Space

Optical activity in photorefractive Bi12TiO20

Shamonina, E., Kamenov, V., Ringhofer, K. H., Cedilnik, G., Kiessling, A., Kowarschik, R. & Webb, D. J., 15 Jan 1998, In : Optics Communications. 146, 1-6, p. 62-68 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optical activity
Crystals
crystals
Photoelasticity
Piezoelectricity

Optical in-fiber Bragg grating sensor systems for medical applications

Rao, Y-J., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Jan 1998, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 3, 1, p. 38-44 7 p.

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Medical applications
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
fibers
sensors

Photorefractive subharmonics - a beam-coupling effect?

Pedersen, H. C., Johansen, P. M. & Webb, D. J., 1 May 1998, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 15, 5, p. 1528-1532 5 p.

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recording
nonlinearity
gratings
configurations
crystals

Power dependence of dispersion-managed solitons for anomalous, zero, and normal path-average dispersion

Berntson, A., Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W. & Nijhof, J. H. B., 15 Jun 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 12, p. 900-902 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
simulation

Self-consistent mode coupling and the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation with spatially correlated noise

Chattopadhyay, A. K. & Bhattacharjee, J. K., 15 Apr 1998, In : Europhysics Letters. 42, 2, p. 119-123 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coupled modes
predictions

Signal representation for compression and noise reduction through frame-based wavelets

Rebollo - Neira, L., Constantinides, A. G. & Stathaki, T., Mar 1998, In : IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. 46, 3, p. 587-597 11 p.

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Noise abatement
Inverse problems

Simultaneous demultiplexing and clock recovery using a single electroabsorption modulator in a novel bi-directional configuration

Phillips, I., Gloag, A., Moodie, D. G., Doran, N., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., 1 May 1998, In : Optics Communications. 150, 1-6, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroabsorption modulators
Demultiplexing
demultiplexing
Phase locked loops
clocks

Soliton collisions with wavelength-division multiplexed systems with strong dispersion management

Niculae, A. M., Forysiak, W., Gloag, A. J., Nijhof, J. H. B. & Doran, N., Sep 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 17, p. 1354-1356 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

division
solitary waves
collisions
wavelengths
frequency shift

Surface roughness reduction and diffraction efficiency optimisation for e-beam written phase masks

Liu, X., Thoms, S., Aitchison, J. S., De La Rue, R. M., Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A. & Bennion, I., Mar 1998, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 41-42, p. 199-202 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diffraction efficiency
Masks
surface roughness
masks
Surface roughness

Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of bis[μ-bis(3-pyridin-2- yl)-1,2,4-triazole-N',N1,N2] bis[triaqua nickel(II)] tetranitrate

Van Koningsbruggen, P. J., Gluth, M. W., Ksenofontov, V., Walcher, D., Schollmeyer, D., Levchenko, G. & Gütlich, P., 15 May 1998, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 273, 1-2, p. 54-61 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nickel
Magnetic properties
Crystal structure
nickel
magnetic properties
range (extremes)
Noisy Data
Extremum
Parameter estimation
Parameter Estimation

The applicability of the Ohta approach to vapour-liquid equilibria and liquid excess enthalpy calculations using the PRSV EOS with the Wong-Sandler mixing rules

Visak, Z. P., Djordjevic, B. D., Djurisic, Z. M., Jelic, J. M., Tasic, A. Z. & Serbanovic, S. P., 1 Dec 1998, In : Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society. 63, 5, p. 349-358 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Equations of state
Phase equilibria
Enthalpy
Liquids

Theoretical study of Talbot-like bands observed using a laser diode below threshold

Podoleanu, A. G., Taplin, S. R., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., May 1998, In : Pure and Applied Optics. 7, 3, p. 517-536 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Charge coupled devices
Semiconductor lasers
semiconductor lasers
thresholds
charge coupled devices

The role of biases in on-line learning of two-layer networks

West, A. H. L. & Saad, D., Mar 1998, In : Physical Review E. 57, 3, p. 3265-3291 27 p.

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learning
Gradient Descent
descent
statistical mechanics
Statistical Mechanics

Transversal and longitudinal images from the retina of the living eye using low coherence interferometry

Podoleanu, A. G., Seeger, M., Dobre, G. M., Webb, D. J., Jackson, D. A. & Fitzke, F. W., 20 Jan 1998, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 3, 1, p. 12-20 9 p.

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retina
Optical tomography
Interferometry
interferometry
Scanning

Ultrasonic field and temperature sensor based on 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., 28 May 1998, In : Electronics letters. 34, 11, p. 1139-1140 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic fields
Temperature sensors
Fiber Bragg gratings
Optical fibers
Ultrasonics

Ultrasonic hydrophone based on short in-fiber Bragg gratings

Fisher, N. E., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N., Jackson, D. A., Gavrilov, L. R., Hand, J. W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 1998, In : Applied Optics. 37, 34, p. 8120-8128 9 p.

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Hydrophones
hydrophone
Fiber Bragg gratings
acoustics
Ultrasonics
1999

1000 Km transmission of 40 Gbit/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. J. & Ellis, A. D., 13 May 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 10, p. 823-824 2 p., 6278015 .

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Light polarization

10Gbit/s dispersion managed soliton transmission over 16,500km in standard fibre by reduction of soliton interactions

Penketh, I. S., Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Jun 1999, In : Optics Letters. 24, 12, p. 802-804 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
fibers
amplifiers
interactions
propagation

25 km Brillouin based single-ended distributed fibre sensor for threshold detection of temperature or strain

Lecoeuche, V., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N. & Jackson, D. A., 1 Sep 1999, In : Optics Communications. 168, 1-4, p. 95-102 8 p.

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40 Gbit/s dispersion managed soliton transmission over 1160 km in standard fibre with 75 km span length

Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 25 Nov 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 24, p. 2128-2130 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave transmission
Solitons
Fibers
Experiments

40Gbit/s field trial over 180km of standard fibre using mid-span spectral inversion for dispersion compensation

Nesset, D., Stephens, M. F. C., Kelly, A. E., Gilbertas, C., Reed, J., Williams, K. A., Bouchoule, S., Kashyap, R., Ellis, A. D. & Moodie, D. G., 1999, In : Colloquium Digest - IEE . 22, p. 63-67 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dispersion compensation
Chromatic dispersion
Time division multiplexing
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Fibers

40Gbit/s single channel dispersion managed pulse propagation in standard fibre over 509km

Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 7 Jan 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 1, p. 57-59 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Light polarization

Adding constrained discontinuities to Gaussian process models of wind fields

Cornford, D., Nabney, I. T., Williams, C. K. I., Kearns, M. S. (ed.), Solla, S. A. (ed.) & Cohn, D. A. (ed.), 1999, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. 11, p. 861-867 7 p.

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wind field
discontinuity
surface wind
spatial data
sampling

All-optical clock division at 40 GHz using semiconductor optical amplifier based nonlinear interferometer

Manning, R. J., Phillips, I. D., Ellis, A. D., Kelly, A. E., Poustie, A. J. & Blow, K. J., 13 May 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 10, p. 827-829 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Interferometers
Clocks
Feedback

All-optical full adder with bit-differential delay

Poustie, A. J., Blow, K. J., Kelly, A. E. & Manning, R. J., 1 Sep 1999, In : Optics Communications. 168, 1-4, p. 89-93 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

adding circuits
Adders
Data storage equipment
Networks (circuits)
Digital signal processing

All-optical parity checker with bit-differential delay

Poustie, A. J., Blow, K. J., Kelly, A. E. & Manning, R. J., 1 Apr 1999, In : Optics Communications. 162, 1-3, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parity
Optical data storage
Networks (circuits)
Digital signal processing
Data storage equipment

All-optical regeneration and wavelength conversion in an integrated semiconductor optical amplifier/distributed-feedback laser

Stephens, M. F. C., Penty, R. V. & White, I. H., Aug 1999, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 11, 8, p. 979-981 3 p., 6323297.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Distributed feedback lasers
distributed feedback lasers
penalties

Analysis of natural gradient descent for multilayer neural networks

Rattray, M. & Saad, D., 1 Apr 1999, In : Physical Review E. 59, 4, p. 4523-4532 10 p.

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Multilayer Neural Network
Gradient Descent
descent
gradients
Descent Algorithm

Bragg grating fast tunable filter for wavelength division multiplexing

Iocco, A., Limberger, H. G., Salathe, R. P., Everall, L. A., Chisholm, K. E., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., Jul 1999, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 17, 7, p. 1217-1221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
tunable filters
wavelength division multiplexing
Wavelength division multiplexing
Tuning

Combined ultrasound and temperature sensor using a fibre Bragg grating

Hathaway, M. W., Fisher, N. E., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N., Jackson, D. A., Gavrilov, L. R., Hand, J. W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 1999, In : Optics Communications. 171, 4-6, p. 225-231 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperature sensors
Temperature sensors
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
Ultrasonics