Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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1996

Dynamics of on-line gradient descent learning for multilayer neural networks

Saad, D. & Solla, S. A., 1996, In : Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. 8, p. 302-308 7 p.

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Multilayer neural networks
Neural networks

Excitation of higher spatial harmonics by a moving light pattern in sillenites

McClelland, T. E., Webb, D. J., Sturman, B. I., Shamonina, E., Mann, M. & Ringhofer, K. H., 1 Nov 1996, In : Optics Communications. 131, 4-6, p. 115-321 207 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric space charge
Hysteresis
Pumps
harmonics
Crystals

Fast wavelength switching of semiconductor laser pulses by self-seeding

Huhse, D., Schell, M., Utz, W., Bimberg, D., Williams, J. A. R., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 30 Sep 1996, In : Applied Physics Letters. 69, 14, p. 2018-2020 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inoculation
semiconductor lasers
pulses
wavelengths
tunable lasers

Feed-forward neural networks and topographic mappings for exploratory data analysis

Lowe, D. & Tipping, M. E., Jun 1996, In : Neural Computing and Applications. 4, 2, p. 83-95 13 p.

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Feedforward neural networks
Feature extraction
Visualization
Education

Fiber Bragg grating fabrication for dispersion slope compensation

Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Sep 1996, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 8, 9, p. 1187-1189 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings
slopes
Fabrication
fabrication

Fibre Bragg grating time delay control of phased array antennae

Molony, A., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Edge, C. & Fells, J., May 1996, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 43, 5, p. 1017-1024 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phased arrays
delay lines
Bragg gratings
time lag
antennas

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
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

Actively modelocked dual-wavelength fibre laser with ultra-low inter-pulse-stream timing jitter

Pattison, D., Kean, P. N., Gray, J. W. D., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Dec 1995, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 7, 12, p. 1415-1417 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Erbium
Timing jitter
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber lasers
Solitons

All-fibre femtosecond pulse amplification circuit using chirped Bragg gratings

Galvanauskas, A., Fermann, M. E., Harter, D., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Feb 1995, In : Applied Physics Letters. 66, 9, p. 1053-1055 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fibers
pulses
amplifiers
oscillators

All-optical modulation of $) GHz beat frequency conversion soliton source-

Ellis, A. D., Pender, W. A., Widdowson, T., Richardson, D. J., Chamberlain, R. P. & Dong, L., 3 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 16, p. 1362-1364 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light modulation
Solitons
Jitter
Laser pulses

Bandpass switching in a nonlinear optical loop mirror

Pattison, D. A., Kean, P. N., Forysiak, W., Bennion, I. & Doran, N. J., Jan 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 4, p. 362-364 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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mirrors
wavelengths
phase modulation
Bragg gratings
solitary waves

Can Polyethylene be a Photo(bio)Degradable Synthetic Polymer?

Lemaire, J., Arnaud, R., Dabin, P., Scott, G., Al-malaika, S., Chohan, S., Fauve, A. & Maaroufi, A., 1 Apr 1995, In : Journal of Macromolecular Science, part B: Physics. 32, 4, p. 731-741

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chemical evolution
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
Polyethylenes
polyethylenes

Combined spatial and time division multiplexing scheme for fibre grating sensors with drift-compensated phase-sensitive detection

Rao, Y. J., Ribeiro, A. B. L., Jackson, D. A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 20, p. 2149-2151 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

time division multiplexing
topology
gratings
fibers
strain measurement

Data-driven operation of semiconductor amplifier loop mirror at 40 Gbit/s

Ellis, A. D., Davies, D. A. O., Kelly, A. & Pender, W. A., 20 Jul 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 15, p. 1245-1247 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mirrors
Switches
Semiconductor materials
Crosstalk
Polarization

Demonstration of 205km transmission of 35 GHz, 5ps pulses generated from a diodedriven, low-jitter, beat-signal to soliton train conversion source

Richardson, D. J., Chamberlin, R. P., Dong, L., Payne, D. N., Ellis, A. D., Widdowson, T. & Spirit, D. M., 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 6, p. 470-472 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Timing jitter
Solitons
Jitter
Electric lines
Diodes

Design of soliton systems for optimum capacity

Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W., Smith, N. J., Knox, F. M. & Allen, K. M., 1995, In : Pure and Applied Optics. 4, 4, p. 271-279 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
solitary waves
Jitter
vibration
Timing jitter

Environmentally stable high-power soliton fiber lasers that use chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Aug 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 15, p. 1625-1627 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fiber lasers
solitary waves
locking
fibers

Evaluating the Capacity of Phase Modulator-Controlled Long-Haul Soliton Transmission

Smith, N. J. & Doran, N., Jun 1995, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 1, 3, p. 218-235 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
Modulators
modulators
amplifiers
solitary waves

Experimental and theoretical studies on a distributed temperature sensor based on Brillouin scattering

Bao, X., Dhliwayo, J., Heron, N., Webb, D. J. & Jackson, D. A., Jul 1995, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 13, 7, p. 1340-1348 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temperature sensors
scattering
fibers
polarization
interactions

Fibre grating time delay element for phased array antennas

Molony, A., Edge, C. & Bennion, I., 17 Aug 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 17, p. 1485-1486 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antenna phased arrays
Time delay
Fibers
Electric delay lines
Optical fibers

Fourier-transform-limited 2.5ps light pulses with electrically tunable wavelength (15nm) by hybridly modelocking a semiconductor laser in a chirped Bragg grating fibre external cavity

Yu, J., Huhse, D., Schell, M., Schulze, M., Bimberg, D., Williams, J. A. R., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 9 Nov 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 23, p. 2008-2009 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Semiconductor lasers
Fourier transforms
Wavelength
Frequency modulation