Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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Fluctuations and noise-limited sensing near the exceptional point of PT symmetric resonator systems

Mortensen, N. A., Gonçalves, P. A. D., Khajavikhan, M., Christodoulides, D. N., Tserkezis, C. & Wolff, C., 18 Oct 2018, In : Optica. 5, 10, p. 1342-1346

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Resonators
resonators
smear
sensors
Sensors

Forces generated in stabbing attacks: an evaluation of the utility of the mild, moderate and severe scale

Nolan, G., Hainsworth, S. V. & Rutty, G. N., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Legal Medicine. 132, 1, p. 229–236

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Weapons
Stab Wounds
Wounds and Injuries
Expert Testimony
Publications

'For me it's about not feeling like I'm on a diet': a thematic analysis of women's experiences of an intermittent energy restricted diet to reduce breast cancer risk

Donnelly, L. S., Shaw, R. L., Pegington, M., Armitage, C. J., Evans, D. G., Howell, A. & Harvie, M. N., 15 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 31, 6, p. 773-780

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Emotions
Breast Neoplasms
Diet
Weight Loss
Eating

Fuzzy-modeling with Particle Swarm Optimization for enhancing the production of biodiesel from Microalga

Nassef, A. M., Sayed, E. T., Rezk, H., Abdelkareem, M. A., Rodriguez, C. & Olabi, A. G., 22 Nov 2018, In : Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects.

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Biodiesel
Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Lipids
Fuzzy logic
Crude oil

Gain through losses in nonlinear optics

Perego, A., Turitsyn, S. K. & Staliunas, K., 1 Aug 2018, In : Light: Science & Applications. 7, 43.

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nonlinear optics
modulation
phase matching
dissipation
parametric amplifiers

g-C3N4-Based Nanomaterials for Visible Light-Driven Photocatalysis

Kumar, S., Karthikeyan, S. & Lee, A., 9 Feb 2018, In : Catalysts. 8, 2, p. 74

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Photocatalysis
Nanostructured materials
Nanostructures
fuel production
water splitting
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Polymethyl Methacrylate
Fiber Bragg gratings
Polymethyl methacrylates
polymethyl methacrylate
Bragg gratings

Generalised Probabilistic Control Design for Uncertain Stochastic Control Systems

Herzallah, R., 22 Nov 2018, In : Asian Journal of Control. 20, 6, p. 2065-2074

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Stochastic control systems
Probability density function
Dynamical systems
Closed loop control systems
Controllers

Generation of cylindrical vector beams in a mode-locked fiber laser using a mode-selective coupler

Cai, Y., Wang, J., Zhang, J., Wan, H., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, L., 10 Jan 2018, In : Chinese Optics Letters. 16, 1, 010602.

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Mode-locked fiber lasers
Laser modes
couplers
fiber lasers
Laser beam machining

Geometric anisotropy modeling and shear behavior evaluation of graded crushed rocks

Zhang, J., Li, J., Yao, Y., Zheng, J. & Gu, F., 20 Sep 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 183, p. 346-355 10 p.

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Anisotropy
Bearings (structural)
Rocks
Sieves
Pavements

Gold-catalyzed conversion of lignin to low molecular weight aromatics

Song, Y., Mobley, J. K., Motagamwala, A. H., Isaacs, M., Dumesic, J. A., Ralph, J., Lee, A. F., Wilson, K. & Crocker, M., 6 Sep 2018, In : Chemical Science. 9, 42, p. 8127-8133 7 p.

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Lignin
Gold
Molecular weight
Monomers
Nanoparticles

Graphene oxide functionalized long period fiber grating for highly sensitive hemoglobin detection

Liu, C., Xu, B. J., Zhou, L., Sun, Z., Mao, H. J., Zhao, J. L., Zhang, L. & Chen, X., 12 Jan 2018, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical.

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Graphite
Hemoglobin
hemoglobin
Oxides
Graphene

Heavy metal adsorption of a novel membrane material derived from senescent leaves: Kinetics, equilibrium and thermodynamic studies

Zhang, Y., Tang, Q., Chen, S., Gu, F. & Li, Z., 1 Jan 2018, In : Membrane Water Treatment. 9, 2, p. 95-104 10 p.

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Heavy Metals
Heavy metals
thermodynamics
Thermodynamics
heavy metal

Highly Efficient Optical Beam Steering Using an In-Fiber Diffraction Grating for Full Duplex Indoor Optical Wireless Communication

Wang, G., Habib, U., Yan, Z., Gomes, N. J., Sui, Q., Wang, J., Zhang, L. & Wang, C., 1 May 2018, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. p. 1-1

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beam steering
wireless communication
gratings (spectra)
fibers
gratings

Highly Ordered Titanium Dioxide Nanostructures via a Simple One Step Vapor Inclusion Method in Block Copolymer Films

Giraud, E. C., Mokarian- Tabari, P., Toolan, D. T. W., Arnold, T., Smith, A. J., Howse, J. R., Topham, P. D. & Morris, M. A., 18 Jun 2018, In : ACS Applied Nano Materials.

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Titanium dioxide
Block copolymers
Nanowires
Nanostructures
Vapors

Highly selective continuous flow hydrogenation of cinnamaldehyde to cinnamyl alcohol in a Pt/SiO2 coated tube reactor

Bai, Y., Cherkasov, N., Huband, S., Walker, D., Walton, R. I. & Rebrov, E., 2 Feb 2018, In : Catalysts. 8, 2, 58.

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Acetals
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
alcohols
Alcohols

Highly sensitive torsion sensor with femtosecond laser-induced low birefringence single-mode fiber based Sagnac interferometer

Huang, B. & Shu, X., 19 Feb 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 4, p. 4563-4571 9 p.

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torsion
birefringence
interferometers
fibers
sensors

High modulus hydrogels for ophthalmic and related biomedical applications

Bhamra, T. S., Tighe, B. J. & Li, J., 8 Oct 2018, In : Journal of biomedical materials research: part B.

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Hydrogels
Polyurethanes
Polymers
Water content
Chemical analysis

High-order soliton evolution and pulse breaking-recovery in stretched ultrafast fiber lasers

Du, Y., Shu, X., Zhang, H. & Cheng, P., 30 Apr 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 9, p. 11685-11693 9 p.

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fiber lasers
solitary waves
recovery
pulses
fibers

High-sensitivity and low-temperature magnetic field sensor based on tapered two-mode fiber interference

Sun, B., Fang, F., Zhang, Z., Xu, J. & Zhang, L., 12 Mar 2018, In : Optics Letters. 43, 6, p. 1311-1314

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interference
fibers
sensitivity
sensors
magnetic fields

Housing Information Modelling for BIM-embedded Housing Refurbishment

Kim, K. P. & Park, K. S., 2 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Facilities Management. 16, 3, p. 299-314

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Information modeling
Information model
Information management
Costs
Outcomes research

Hybrid Approach for Detecting and Classifying Power Quality Disturbances Based on the Variational Mode Decomposition and Deep Stochastic Configuration Network

Cai, K., Alalibo, B., Cao, W., Liu, Z., Wang, Z. & Li, G., 5 Nov 2018, In : Energies. 11, 11, 3040.

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Power Quality
Hybrid Approach
Power quality
Disturbance
Decomposition

Hydrogen Bonding Aggregation in Acrylamide: Theory and Experiment

Patyukova, E., Rottreau, T., Evans, R., Topham, P. D. & Greenall, M. J., 25 Sep 2018, In : Macromolecules. 51, 18, p. 7032-7043

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Acrylamide
Hydrogen bonds
Agglomeration
Association reactions
Microphase separation

Hydrogen evolution enhancement of ultra-low loading, size-selected molybdenum sulfide nanoclusters by sulfur enrichment

Escalera-lópez, D., Niu, Y., Park, S. J., Isaacs, M., Wilson, K., Palmer, R. E. & Rees, N. V., 27 Apr 2018, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 235, p. 84-91

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Nanoclusters
molybdenum
Sulfur
Molybdenum
Hydrogen

Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Effects on Water Structuring and Adhesion in Denture Adhesives

Gill, S. K., Roohpour, N., An, Y., Gautrot, J. E., Topham, P. D. & Tighe, B. J., 13 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A.

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Dental prostheses
Adhesives
Adhesion
Water
Polymers

Imaging Electric and Magnetic Modes and Their Hybridization in Single and Dimer AlGaAs Nanoantennas

Mcpolin, C. P. T., Marino, G., Krasavin, A. V., Gili, V., Carletti, L., De Angelis, C., Leo, G. & Zayats, A. V., 18 Oct 2018, In : Advanced Optical Materials. 6, 20, 1800664.

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Dimers
aluminum gallium arsenides
dimers
Imaging techniques
Semiconductor materials

Impact of a temporal sinusoidal phase modulation on the optical spectrum

Finot, C., Chaussard, F. & Boscolo, S., 14 Aug 2018, In : European Journal of Physics. 39, 5, 15 p., 055303.

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phase modulation
optical spectrum
Bessel functions
students
continuous radiation

Impact of biological clogging on the barrier performance of landfill liners

Tang, Q., Gu, F., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y. & Mo, J., 1 Sep 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 222, p. 44-53

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landfill liner
Hydraulic conductivity
Land fill
Microorganisms
hydraulic conductivity

Impact of Coil Misalignment in Data Transmission over the Inductive Link of an EV Wireless Charger

Triviño-cabrera, A., Lin, Z. & Aguado, J., 2 Mar 2018, In : Energies. 11, 3, 538.

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Electric Vehicle
Misalignment
Coil
Electric vehicles
Data Transmission

Impact of hydrophobic organohybrid silicas on the stability of Ni2P catalyst phase in the hydrodeoxygenation of biophenols

Dierks, M., Cao, Z., Manayil, J. C., Akilavasan, J., Wilson, K., Schüth, F. & Rinaldi, R., 24 May 2018, In : ChemCatChem. 10, 10, p. 2219-2231 14 p.

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Silicon Dioxide
Silica
silicon dioxide
catalysts
Catalysts

Impact of initial pulse characteristics on the mitigation of self-phase modulation by sinusoidally time varying phase

Boscolo, S., Audo, F. & Finot, C., 17 Jan 2018, In : Optical and Quantum Electronics . p. 50-62 13 p.

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Self phase modulation
phase modulation
pulses
Phase modulation
Fiber optics

Impact of minerals and water on bitumen-mineral adhesion and debonding behaviours using molecular dynamics simulations

Gao, Y., Zhang, Y., Gu, F., Xu, T. & Wang, H., 20 May 2018, In : Construction and Building Materials. 171, p. 214-222 9 p.

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asphalt
Mineral Waters
Debonding
Minerals
Molecular dynamics

Impact of motor fluctuations on real-life gait in Parkinson’s patients

Silva de Lima, A. L., Evers, L. J. W., Hahn, T., De Vries, N. M., Daeschler, M., Boroojerdi, B., Terricabras, D., Little, M. A., Bloem, B. R. & Faber, M. J., 28 Mar 2018, In : Gait and Posture. 62, p. 388-394

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Gait
Walking
Levodopa
Linear Models
Research

Impacts of replacement of engine powered vehicles by electric vehicles on energy consumption and CO 2 emissions

Sodré, J. R. & Teixeira, A. C. R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. 59, p. 375-384

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electric vehicle
Electric vehicles
energy consumption
engine
Energy utilization

Implementation of Cradle to Cradle diversity principles in business site development schemes

Ankrah, N. A., Manu, E., Fullen, M., Bentrar, J., Cousin, A., Mess, M. & Lewald, O., 2018, In : International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development. 10, 1, p. 92-108

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brownfield site
action research
atmospheric pollution
pipe
need

Implications of X-ray beam profiles on qualitative and quantitative synchrotron micro-focus X-ray fluorescence microscopy

Morrell, A. P., Mosselmans, J. F. W., Geraki, K., Ignatyev, K., Castillo-Michel, H., Monksfield, P., Warfield, A. T., Febbraio, M., Roberts, H. M., Addison, O. & Martin, R. A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 2018, 25.

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Fluorescence microscopy
Synchrotrons
synchrotrons
microscopy
X rays

Improved Elephant Herding Optimization for Multiobjective der Accommodation in Distribution Systems

Meena, N. K., Parashar, S., Swarnkar, A., Gupta, N. & Niazi, K. R., 1 Mar 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics. 14, 3, p. 1029-1039 11 p.

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Energy resources
Planning

Improved resolution optical time stretch imaging based on high efficiency in-fiber diffraction

Wang, G., Yan, Z., Yang, L., Zhang, L. & Wang, C., 12 Jan 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 600.

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fibers
diffraction
illumination
optical fibers
apertures

Improved Synchronous Machine Rotor Design for the Easy Assembly of Excitation Coils Based on Surrogate Optimization

Yuan, T., Yang, N., Zhang, W., Cao, W., Xing, N., Tan, Z. & Li, G., 21 May 2018, In : Energies. 11, 5, p. 1311

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Synchronous Machine
Coil
Rotor
Rotors
Excitation

Improvement of methane production from P. canaliculata through mechanical pretreatment

Rodriguez, C., Alaswad, A., El-hassan, Z. & Olabi, A. G., 1 Apr 2018, In : Renewable energy. 119, p. 73-78

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Methane
Anaerobic digestion
Algae
Multiobjective optimization
Biomass

Improving the Interpretation of Small Molecule Diffusion Coefficients

Evans, R., Dal Poggetto, G., Nilsson, M. & Morris, G. A., 20 Mar 2018, In : Analytical Chemistry. 90, 6, p. 3987-3994

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Molecules
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Molecular mass
Temperature
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Catalysis
catalysis
pyrolysis
beds
Pyrolysis

Influence of heating rates on the products of high-temperature pyrolysis of waste wood pellets and biomass model compounds

Efika, C. E., Onwudili, J. A. & Williams, P. T., 17 Mar 2018, In : Waste Management.

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pyrolysis
heating
biomass
gas
cellulose

In situ phase transformation synthesis of unique Janus Ag2O/Ag2CO3 heterojunction photocatalyst with improved photocatalytic properties

Jo, W-K., Kumar, S., Yadav, P. & Surendar, T., 1 Jul 2018, In : Applied Surface Science. 445, p. 555-562

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Janus
Photocatalysts
phase transformations
Heterojunctions
heterojunctions

In-situ regeneration of activated carbon with electric potential swing desorption (EPSD) for the H 2 S removal from biogas

Farooq, M., Almustapha, M. N., Imran, M., Saeed, M. A. & Andresen, J. M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 125-131

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Biofuels
Biogas
biogas
Activated carbon
activated carbon

In Situ Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction Characterization of Corrosion Products of a Ti-Based Metallic Glass for Implant Applications

Gostin, P. F., Addison, O., Morrell, A. P., Zhang, Y., Cook, A. J. M. C., Liens, A., Stoica, M., Ignatyev, K., Street, S. R., Wu, J., Chiu, Y. L. & Davenport, A. J., 16 Sep 2018, In : Advanced Healthcare Materials.

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Synchrotrons
Corrosion
Metallic glass
X-Ray Diffraction
Glass

Instability of sliding Luttinger liquid

Fleurov, V., Kagalovsky, V., Lerner, I. V. & Yurkevich, I. V., 26 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 30, 185602.

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sliding
wire
Wire
Liquids
liquids
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decision support system
Decision support systems
Supply chains
Biomass
methodology

Interaction of magnetic vortices with defects

Kovalev, A. S. & Prilepsky, J. E., 6 Jul 2018, In : Low Temperature Physics. 44, 7, p. 663-670

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vortices
defects
scattering
interactions
rotational states

Interactive effects of rice-residue biochar and N-fertilizer on soil functions and crop biomass in contrasting soils

Singh Mavi, M., Singh, G., Singh, B. P., Singh Sekhon, B., Choudhary, O. P., Sagi, S. & Berry, R., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of soil science and plant nutrition. 18, 1, p. 41-59

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biochar
nitrogen fertilizers
rice
fertilizer
crop