Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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Uncoordinated coexisting IEEE 802.15.4 networks for machine to machine communications

Ma, C., He, J., Chen, H-H. & Tang, Z., 1 Sep 2014, In : Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications. 7, 3, p. 274-284 11 p.

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Personal communication systems
Monitoring
Radio receivers
Degradation
Communication
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small and medium-sized enterprise
Outsourcing
outsourcing
Industry
expertise

UND: Unite-and-divide method in fourier and radon domains for line segment detection

Shi, D., Gao, J., Rahmdel, P. S., Antolovich, M. & Clark, T., 11 Feb 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 22, 6, p. 2501-2506 6 p., 6459593.

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Radon
Fourier transforms
Butterflies
Inverse transforms
Fourier Analysis

Undamaged measurement of the sub-micron diaphragm and gap by tri-beam interference

Chen, Y., Liu, S., Sun, Z., Zhang, L., Sahoo, N., Luo, J., Zhao, Y., Liao, C., Du, B., Li, C. & Wang, Y., 1 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 37, 23, p. 5840 - 5847

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diaphragms
interference
bubbles
fibers
air

Understanding the enhanced synchronization of delay-coupled networks with fluctuating topology

D'Huys, O., Rodríguez-Laguna, J., Jiménez-Martín, M., Korutcheva, E. & Kinzel, W., 12 Dec 2018, In : European Physical Journal. 227, 10-11, p. 1129–1150

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synchronism
Synchronization
topology
Topology
concentrating

Understanding the factors affecting e-business adoption and impact on logistics processes

Matopoulos, A., Vlachopoulou, M. & Manthou, V., 1 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management. 20, 6, p. 853-865 13 p.

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Logistics
Industry
Electronic business
Factors
Cost reduction

Understanding the timing and variation of greenhouse gas emissions of forest bioenergy systems

Roeder, M., Thiffault, E., Martínez-Alons, C., Senez-Gagnon, F., Paradis, L. & Thornley, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 121, p. 99-114 16 p.

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bioenergy
greenhouse gas emissions
Gas emissions
Greenhouse gases
greenhouse gas

Unfolding grain size effects in barium titanate ferroelectric ceramics

Tan, Y., Zhang, J., Wu, Y., Wang, C., Koval, V., Shi, B., Ye, H., McKinnon, R., Viola, G. & Yan, H., 7 May 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 9 p., 9953.

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barium
grain size
ceramics
sintering
domain wall

Unfolding kernel embeddings of graphs: enhancing class separation through manifold learning

Rossi, L., Torsello, A. & Hancock, E. R., Nov 2015, In : Pattern Recognition. 48, 11, p. 3357-3370 14 p.

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Labels
Experiments

Unified model for performance analysis of IEEE 802.11 ad hoc networks in unsaturated conditions

Xu, C., Gao, J., Xu, Y. & He, J., 28 Feb 2012, In : Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. 6, 2, p. 683-701 19 p.

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Ad hoc networks
Analytical models
Throughput
Network protocols
Blocking probability

Uniform design for the optimization of Al2O3 nanofilms produced by electrophoretic deposition

Song, G., Xu, G., Quan, Y., Yuan, Q. & Davies, P. A., Jan 2016, In : Surface and coatings technology. 286, p. 268-278 11 p.

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optimization
Surface roughness
roughness
Suspensions
Rankine cycle

Unique aqueous self-assembly behavior of a thermoresponsive diblock copolymer

Byard, S. J., O'brien, C. T., Derry, M. J., Williams, M., Mykhaylyk, O. O., Blanazs, A. & Armes, S. P., 1 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Science. 11, 2, p. 396-402 7 p.

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Self assembly
Block copolymers
Volume fraction
Hydration
Hysteresis

Uniqueness and counterexamples in some inverse source problems

Slodička, M. & Johansson, B. T., Aug 2016, In : Applied Mathematics Letters. 58, p. 56-61 6 p.

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Inverse Source Problem
Counterexample
Uniqueness
Parabolic Equation
Linear equation

Unique temperature dependence of selectively liquid-crystal-filled photonic crystal fibers

Sun, B., Zhang, Z., Wei, W., Wang, C., Liao, C., Zhang, L. & Wang, Y., 15 Jun 2016, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 28, 12, p. 1282-1285 4 p.

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Liquid Crystals
Photonic crystal fibers
Liquid crystals
liquid crystals
photonics

Universal duality in a Luttinger liquid coupled to a generic environment

Yurkevich, I. V. & Yevtushenko, O. M., 15 Sep 2014, In : Physical Review B. 90, 11, 10 p., 115411.

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Liquids
liquids
Semiconductor quantum wires
Carbon Nanotubes
Crystal defects

Universality in the merging dynamics of parametric active contours: a study in MRI based lung segmentation

Chattopadhyay, A. K., Ray, N. & Acton, S. T., 21 Jun 2005, In : New Journal of Physics. 7, 11 p., 148.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lungs
snakes
ventilation
imagery
magnetic resonance

Universal profile of the vortex condensate in two-dimensional turbulence

Laurie, J., Boffetta, G., Falkovich, G., Kolokolov, I. & Lebedev, V., 17 Dec 2014, In : Physical Review Letters. 113, 25, 5 p., 254503.

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condensates
turbulence
vortices
profiles
cascades

Unravelling mass transport in hierarchically porous catalysts

Isaacs, M. A., Robinson, N., Barbero, B., Durndell, L. J., Manayil, J. C., Parlett, C. M. A., D'Agostino, C., Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F., 24 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 7, 19, p. 11814-11825 12 p.

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Esterification
Mass transfer
Carboxylic Acids
Carboxylic acids
Catalysts

Unravelling the photodegradation mechanisms of a low bandgap polymer by combining experimental and modeling approaches

Domínguez, I. F., Topham, P. D., Bussière, P. O., Bégué, D. & Rivaton, A., 29 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry: Part C. 119, 4, p. 2166-2176 11 p.

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Photodegradation
Polymers
Energy gap
polymers
Quantum chemistry

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

Unrepeatered DP-QPSK transmission over 352.8 km SMF using random DFB fiber laser amplification

Rosa, P., Tan, M., Le, S. T., Philips, I. D., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Sygletos, S. & Harper, P., 1 Jun 2015, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 27, 11, p. 1189-1192 4 p.

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quadrature phase shift keying
Distributed feedback lasers
Quadrature phase shift keying
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber lasers

Unrepeatered DPSK transmission over 360 km SMF-28 fibre using URFL based amplification

Rosa, P., Ania-Castañón, J-D. & Harper, P., 21 Apr 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 8, p. 9687-9692 6 p.

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fibers
C band
Bragg gratings
simulation

Unrepeatered field transmission of 2 Tbit/s multi-banded coherent WDM over 124 km of installed SMF

Frascella, P., MacSuibhne, N., Garcia Gunning, F. C., Ibrahim, S. K., Gunning, P. & Ellis, A. D., 22 Nov 2010, In : Optics Express. 18, 24, p. 24745-24752 8 p.

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Ireland
Ethernet
payloads
clocks

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

Unrepeatered transmission through ultra-long fiber laser cavities

Ania-Castañón, J. D. & Turitsyn, S., 1 Dec 2008, In : Optics Communications. 281, 23, p. 5760–5763 4 p.

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Laser resonators
Fiber lasers
laser cavities
fiber lasers
Amplification

Unsupervised event exploration from social text streams

Zhou, D., Chen, L., Zhang, X. & He, Y., 19 Aug 2017, In : Intelligent Data Analysis. 21, 4, p. 849-866 18 p.

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Labels
Processing
Social Media
Bayesian Model
Text

Unsymmetrical Relaxation Paths of the Excited States in Cyanine Dyes Detected by Time-Resolved Fluorescence: Polymethinic and Polyenic Forms

Lutsyk, P., Piryatinski, Y. P., Kachkovsky, O., Verbitsky, A. B. & Rozhin, O., 9 Oct 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry: Part A. In press

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Excited states
Coloring Agents
dyes
Fluorescence
fluorescence

Unveiling magnetosome biomineralization in Magnetotactic Bacteria

Fernandez-Castane, A. & Clarke-Bland, C., 30 Aug 2019, Biochemist, 41, 4, p. 58-59 2 p.

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Biomineralization
Confocal microscopy
Bacteria
Experiments

Unveiling point defects in titania mesocrystals: a combined EPR and XPS study

Konstantinova, E., Minnekhanov, A., Beltiukov, A., Ivanov, V., Sutherland, A. J. & Boytsova, O., 2 Aug 2018, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 42, 18, p. 15184-15189

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Point defects
Paramagnetic resonance
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Photosensitivity
Polyethylene

Unveiling temporal correlations characteristic of a phase transition in the output intensity of a fiber laser

Aragoneses, A., Carpi, L., Tarasov, N., Churkin, D. V., Torrent, M. C., Masoller, C. & Turitsyn, S. K., 22 Jan 2016, In : Physical Review Letters. 116, 3, 5 p., 033902.

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fiber lasers
output
time series analysis
laser outputs
complex systems

Upconversion assisted self-pulsing in a high-concentration erbium doped fiber laser

Sergeyev, S., O'Mahoney, K., Popov, S. & Friberg, A. T., Jan 2010, In : Central European Journal of Physics. 8, 2, p. 159-163 5 p.

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erbium
fiber lasers
noise intensity
quenching
excitation

Upgrading biomass fast pyrolysis liquids

Bridgwater, A. V., Jul 2012, In : Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 31, 2, p. 261-268 8 p.

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pyrolysis
Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
liquid

Upgrading fast pyrolysis liquids: blends of biodiesel and pyrolysis oil

Alcalá, A. & Bridgwater, A. V., Jul 2014, In : Fuel. 109, p. 417-426 10 p.

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Biofuels
Biodiesel
1-Butanol
Plant Oils
Vegetable oils

Upgrading legacy long-haul WDM systems through unbalancing the proportion of 1s and 0s in the transmitted data

Nahas, M. M. & Blow, K. J., 7 Apr 2016, In : IETE Journal of Research. 62, 5, p. 663-670 8 p.

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Division
Proportion
Wavelength
Forward error correction
Error Correction

Usability of VGI for validation of land cover maps

Fonte, C. C., Bastin, L., See, L., Foody, G. & Lupia, F., 2015, In : International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 29, 7, p. 1269-1291 23 p.

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land cover
data quality
fitness
best practice
Values

Use of a ceramic membrane to improve the performance of two-separate-phase biocatalytic membrane reactor

Ranieri, G., Mazzei, R., Wu, Z., Li, K. & Giorno, L., 8 Mar 2016, In : Molecules. 21, 3, 345.

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Ceramic membranes
Ceramics
reactors
ceramics
membranes

Use of an Artificial Neural Network Approach for the Prediction of Resilient Modulus for Unbound Granular Material

Saha, S., Gu, F., Luo, X. & Lytton, R. L., 1 Dec 2018, In : Transportation Research Record. 2672, 52, p. 23-33 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granular materials
Neural networks
Pavements
Moisture
Sieves

Use of building-related construction and demolition wastes in highway embankment: Laboratory and field evaluations

Zhang, J., Gu, F. & Zhang, Y., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 230, p. 1051-1060 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demolition
Embankments
embankment
road
clay soil

Use of dual-grating sensors formed by different types of fiber Bragg gratings for simultaneous temperature and strain measurements

Shu, X., Zhao, D., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Apr 2004, In : Applied Optics. 43, 10, p. 2006-2012 7 p.

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strain measurement
Strain measurement
Diffraction gratings
Fiber Bragg gratings
Temperature measurement

Using an Integrated Humanitarian Supply Chain EPR System to Improve Refugee Flow Management: A Conceptual Framework and Validation

Koliousis, I., He, Q., Wu, Q. & Sarpong, D., 20 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Production Planning and Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Supply chains
Paramagnetic resonance
Enterprise resource planning
Information systems
Planning

Using an integrated semiconductor optical amplifier/distributed feedback laser for simultaneous wavelength conversion and suppression/replacement of a wavelength identifying tone

Stephens, M. F. C., Bainbridge, J. D., Owen, M., White, I. H. & Penty, R. V., Apr 1999, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 11, 4, p. 472-474 3 p., 6218390.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optical frequency conversion
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Distributed feedback lasers
distributed feedback lasers
light amplifiers
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Problem-based Learning
Cognitive Load
Engineering Education
engineering
engineering science

Using collaborative research methodologies in humanitarian supply chains

Sabri, Y., Zarei, H. & Harland, C. M., 10 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management. 9, 3, p. 371-409

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Supply chains
Sustainable development
Collaborative research
Supply chain
Observatories

Using Constraint Programming to Manage Configurations in Self-Adaptive Systems

Sawyer, P., Mazo, R., Diaz, D., Salinesi, C. & Hughes, D., Oct 2012, In : Computer. 45, 10, p. 56-63 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adaptive systems

Using Dynamic Covalent Chemistry To Drive Morphological Transitions: Controlled Release of Encapsulated Nanoparticles from Block Copolymer Vesicles

Deng, R., Derry, M. J., Mable, C. J., Ning, Y. & Armes, S. P., 7 Jun 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 22, p. 7616-7623

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Silicon Dioxide
Nanoparticles
Block copolymers
Silica
Copolymers

Using engine exhaust gas as energy source for an absorption refrigeration system

Sodré, J. R., Manzela, A. A., Hanriot, S. M. & Cabezas-Gómez, L., 1 Jan 2010, In : Applied Energy. 87, 4, p. 1141-1148 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption refrigeration
Ventilation exhausts
Exhaust systems (engine)
Exhaust gases
engine

Using genetic algorithms in computer vision: registering images to 3D surface model

Jankó, Z., Chetverikov, D. & Ekárt, A., 1 Jan 2007, In : University of Szeged. Acta Cybernetica. 18, 2, p. 193-212 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer Vision
Computer vision
Genetic algorithms
Cameras
3D Model
Genetic programming
Decision trees
Kinematics
Engines

Using multiple classifiers for predicting the risk of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair re-intervention through hybrid feature selection

Attallah, O., Karthikesalingam, A., Holt, P. J. E., Thompson, M. M., Sayers, R., Bown, M. J., Choke, E. C. & Ma, X., 1 Nov 2017, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine. 231, 11, p. 1048-1063 16 p.

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Feature extraction
Repair
Classifiers
Learning systems
Neural networks

Using organoclay to promote morphology refinement and co-continuity in high-density polyethylene/polyamide 6 blends - Effect of filler content and polymer matrix composition

Filippone, G., Dintcheva, N., La Mantia, F. P. & Acierno, D., 4 Aug 2010, In : Polymer. 51, 17, p. 3956-3965 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organoclay
Polyethylene
High density polyethylenes
Polymer matrix
Polyamides