Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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Excessively tilted fiber grating-based vector magnetometer

Lu, T., Sun, Y., Moreno, Y., Sun, Q., Zhou, K., Wang, H., Yan, Z., Liu, D. & Zhang, L., 10 May 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 10, p. 2494-2497 4 p.

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magnetometers
gratings
fibers
sensitivity
magnetic flux

Experimental and numerical analysis of a reciprocating piston expander with variable valve timing for small-scale organic Rankine cycle power systems

Wronski, J., Imran, M., Skovrup, M. J. & Haglind, F., 1 Aug 2019, In : Applied Energy. 247, p. 403-416 14 p.

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Rankine cycle
Pistons
Numerical analysis
Object oriented programming
heat source

Experimental and theoretical study of microwave enhanced catalytic hydrodesulfurization of thiophene in a continuous-flow reactor

Shang, H., Ye, P., Yue, Y., Wang, T., Zhang, W., Omar, S. & Wang, J., 1 Dec 2019, In : Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering. 13, 4, p. 744-758 15 p.

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Thiophenes
Hydrodesulfurization
Microwave irradiation
Thiophene
Microwaves

Experimental investigation of tribological properties of laser textured tungsten doped diamond like carbon coating under dry sliding conditions at various loads.

Arslan, A., Masjuki, H. H., Quazi, M. M., Kalam, M. A., Varman, M., Jamshaid, M., Zulfattah, Z. M., Rahman, S. M. A., Imran, M., Anwar, M. T., Gohar, G. A., Marwana Manladan, S. & Harith, M., 13 Sep 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 10, 106444.

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Tungsten
Diamond
Diamonds
Carbon
Coatings

Exploring traditional and new web-based methods to involve customers in new product development

Liu, W., Ye, S. & Moultrie, J., 8 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Product Development. 23, 1, p. 42-64 23 p.

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Product development
Managers
Feedback
Industry
New product development

Extending the range of liquids available for NMR cryoporometry studies of porous materials

Rottreau, T. J., Parlett, C. M. A., Lee, A. F. & Evans, R. D., 15 Jan 2019, In : Microporous and Mesoporous Materials. 274, p. 198-202 5 p.

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tert-Butyl Alcohol
porous materials
menthol
Porous materials
Menthol

Extractive summarization of documents with images based on multi-modal RNN

Chen, J. & Zhuge, H., 1 Oct 2019, In : Future Generation Computer Systems. 99, p. 186-196 11 p.

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Redundancy
Logistics
Classifiers
Internet
Experiments

Fabrication of lanthanum-based perovskites membranes on porous alumina hollow fibre (AHF) substrates for oxygen enrichment

Sihar, A. S., Othman, N. H., Alias, N. H., Shahruddin, M. Z., Asghrar Syed-hassan, S. S., Rahman, M. A., Ismail, A. F. & Wu, Z., 1 Jul 2019, In : Ceramics International. 45, 10, p. 13086-13093 8 p.

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Lanthanum
Aluminum Oxide
Alumina
Oxygen
Membranes

Facile green synthesis and antimicrobial performance of Cu2O nanospheres decorated g-C3N4 nanocomposite

Induja, M., Sivaprakash, K., P, G. P. & Karthikeyan, S., 1 Apr 2019, In : Materials Research Bulletin. 112, p. 331-335 5 p.

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biosynthesis
Nanospheres
Biosynthesis
Nanocomposites
nanocomposites

Fano-like resonance in an all-in-fiber structure

Jiang, B., Gan, X., Gu, L., Hao, Z., Wang, S., Bi, Z., Zhang, L., Zhou, K. & Zhao, J., 21 Aug 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Journal.

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fibers
Fibers
Mach-Zehnder interferometers
Nonlinear optics
nonlinear optics

Fast pyrolysis of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) waste in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor

Makkawi, Y., El Sayed, Y., Salih, M., Nancarrow, P., Banks, S. & Bridgwater, T., 1 Dec 2019, In : Renewable energy. 143, p. 719-730 12 p.

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Fluidized beds
Pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Fruits
Gases

Feasibility study: investigation of car park-based V2G services in the UK central hub

Strickland, D., Embley, T., Osborne, J., Yang, J., Qiao, Z., Malhotra, A., Corliss, A. & Ashworth, K., 17 Jun 2019, In : The Journal of Engineering . 2019, 17, p. 3967-3971

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Railroad cars
Parking
Energy storage
Costs
Electric vehicles

Fiber bundle sensor for detection of formaldehyde concentration in fish

Yasin, M., Irawati, N., Zaidan, A. H., Kismiyati, Mukti, A. T., Soegianto, A., Rosalia, D. K. P., Wardani, R. A., Khasanah, M., Kbashi, H. J. & Perego, A. M., 1 Nov 2019, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 52, 101984.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fishes
formaldehyde
Formaldehyde
Fish
bundles

Fiber echo state network analogue for high-bandwidth dual-quadrature signal processing

Sorokina, M., Sergeyev, S. & Turitsyn, S., 4 Feb 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 3, p. 2387-2395 9 p., 2387.

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quadratures
signal processing
echoes
analogs
bandwidth

Filter Bank Multi-Sub-Band Transmission for Optical Systems with Mode Multiplexing

Santos, L. F. D., Ferreira, F., Ellis, A. D. & Mello, D. A. A., 25 Feb 2019, In : IEEE Photonics Journal. 11, 2, 8651480.

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Filter banks
multiplexing
Multiplexing
Optical systems
filters

Flat liquid jet as a highly efficient source of terahertz radiation

Tcypkin, A. N., Ponomareva, E. A., Putilin, S. E., Smirnov, S. V., Shtumpf, S. A., Melnik, M. V., Yiwen, E., Kozlov, S. A. & Zhang, X. C., 15 May 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 11, p. 15485-15494 10 p.

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radiation
liquids
color
ionization
energy conversion efficiency

Forward search path count as an alternative indirect citation impact indicator

Jiang, X. & Zhuge, H., 6 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Informetrics. 13, 4, 100977.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semantics
path analysis
Experiments
gold standard
semantics

Four-port SNAP microresonator device

Crespo-Ballesteros, M., Yang, Y., Toropov, N. & Sumetsky, M., 10 Jul 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 14, p. 3498-3501 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SNAP
microfibers
bottles
photonics
resonators

Fuel cell as an effective energy storage in reverse osmosis desalination plant powered by photovoltaic system

Rezk, H., Sayed, E. T., Al-dhaifallah, M., Obaid, M., El-sayed, A. H. M., Abdelkareem, M. A. & Olabi, A. G., 15 May 2019, In : Energy. 175, p. 423-433 11 p.

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Reverse osmosis
Desalination
Energy storage
Fuel cells
Costs

Fuel cell membranes – Pros and cons

Ogungbemi, E., Ijaodola, O., Khatib, F. N., Wilberforce, T., El Hassan, Z., Thompson, J., Ramadan, M. & Olabi, A. G., 1 Apr 2019, In : Energy. 172, p. 155-172 18 p.

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Cell membranes
Fuel cells
Membranes
Composite membranes
Mechanical stability

Fuzzy modeling and parameters optimization for the enhancement of biodiesel production from waste frying oil over montmorillonite clay K-30

Inayat, A., Nassef, A. M., Rezk, H., Sayed, E. T., Abdelkareem, M. A. & Olabi, A. G., 20 May 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 666, p. 821-827 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bentonite
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Clay minerals
montmorillonite

Ga/HZSM-5 Catalysed Acetic Acid Ketonisation for Upgrading of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapours

Jahangiri, H., Osatiashtiani, A., Ouadi, M., Hornung, A., Lee, A. & Wilson, K., 11 Oct 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 10, 841.

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upgrading
biomass
acetic acid
Acetic acid
Acetic Acid

Gain-through-filtering enables tuneable frequency comb generation in passive optical resonators

Bessin, F., Perego, A. M., Staliunas, K., Turitsyn, S. K., Kudlinski, A., Conforti, M. & Mussot, A., 3 Oct 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1

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Optical resonators
Comb and Wattles
optical resonators
Resonators
Astrophysics

GA Optimization Method for a Multi-Vector Energy System Incorporating Wind, Hydrogen, and Fuel Cells for Rural Village Applications

Chen, X., Cao, W. & Xing, L., 30 Aug 2019, In : Applied Sciences. 9, 17, 3554.

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genetic algorithms
Energy storage
Wind power
fuel cells
Fuel cells

Genome-wide association analysis of self-reported daytime sleepiness identifies 42 loci that suggest biological subtypes

Wang, H., Lane, J. M., Jones, S. E., Dashti, H. S., Ollila, H. M., Wood, A. R., Van Hees, V. T., Brumpton, B., Winsvold, B. S., Kantojärvi, K., Palviainen, T., Cade, B. E., Sofer, T., Song, Y., Patel, K., Anderson, S. G., Bechtold, D. A., Bowden, J., Emsley, R., Kyle, S. D. & 25 others, Little, M. A., Loudon, A. S., Scheer, F. A. J. L., Purcell, S. M., Richmond, R. C., Spiegelhalder, K., Tyrrell, J., Zhu, X., Hublin, C., Kaprio, J. A., Kristiansson, K., Sulkava, S., Paunio, T., Hveem, K., Nielsen, J. B., Willer, C. J., Zwart, J., Strand, L. B., Frayling, T. M., Ray, D., Lawlor, D. A., Rutter, M. K., Weedon, M. N., Redline, S. & Saxena, R., 13 Aug 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 3503.

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sleep
genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
daytime
loci

Genome-wide association study identifies genetic loci for self-reported habitual sleep duration supported by accelerometer-derived estimates

Dashti, H. S., Jones, S. E., Wood, A. R., Lane, J. M., Van Hees, V. T., Wang, H., Rhodes, J. A., Song, Y., Patel, K., Anderson, S. G., Beaumont, R. N., Bechtold, D. A., Bowden, J., Cade, B. E., Garaulet, M., Kyle, S. D., Little, M. A., Loudon, A. S., Luik, A. I., Scheer, F. A. J. L. & 12 others, Spiegelhalder, K., Tyrrell, J., Gottlieb, D. J., Tiemeier, H., Ray, D. W., Purcell, S. M., Frayling, T. M., Redline, S., Lawlor, D. A., Rutter, M. K., Weedon, M. N. & Saxena, R., 7 Mar 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 1100.

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sleep
Genetic Loci
genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
accelerometers

Global luminescence lifetime imaging of thermally activated delayed fluorescence on an auto-phase-locked time-gated microscope

Zhu, Z. & Shu, X., 1 Feb 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 280, p. 177-182 6 p.

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Luminescence
Microscopes
Fluorescence
microscopes
luminescence

Global trends in protected area connectivity from 2010 to 2018

Saura, S., Bertzky, B., Bastin, L., Battistella, L., Mandrici, A. & Dubois, G., 1 Oct 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 238, 108183.

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connectivity
protected area
conservation areas
trend
biodiversity

Glowing felt textile

Sergeyeva, H. & Sergeyev, S., 25 Mar 2019, In : Optical Materials Express. 9, 4, p. 1915-1921 7 p.

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Textiles
Plastic optical fibers
Smart textiles

Graded-index breathing solitons from Airy pulses in multimode fibers

Deng, Z., Chen, Y., Liu, J., Zhao, C. & Fan, D., 21 Jan 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 2, p. 483-493 11 p.

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breathing
solitary waves
fibers
pulses
nonlinear systems

Graphene oxide-deposited tilted fiber grating for ultrafast humidity sensing and human breath monitoring

Jiang, B., Bi, Z., Hao, Z., Yuan, Q., Feng, D., Zhou, K., Zhang, L., Gan, X. & Zhao, J., 15 Aug 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 293, p. 336-341 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Oxides
Graphene
humidity
Atmospheric humidity

Green fabrication route of robust, biodegradable silk sericin and poly(vinyl alcohol) nanofibrous scaffolds

Kumkun, P., Tuancharoensri, N., Ross, G., Mahasaranon, S., Jongjitwimol, J., Topham, P. D. & Ross, S., 1 Nov 2019, In : Polymer International. 68, 11, p. 1903-1913 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sericins
Silk
Scaffolds
Alcohols
Fabrication

H3PW12O40/SBA-15 for the Solventless Synthesis of 3-Substituted Indoles

Tayebee, R., Lee, A., Frattini, L. & Rostami, S., 30 Apr 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 5, 409.

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Indoles
indoles
malononitrile
acids
Acids

High efficiency solar power generation with improved discontinuous pulse width modulation (DPWM) overmodulation algorithms

Li, L., Wang, H., Chen, X., Bukhari, A. A. S., Cao, W., Chai, L. & Li, B., 9 May 2019, In : Energies. 12, 9, 1765.

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Solar power generation
Pulse width modulation
High Efficiency
Modulation
Photovoltaic System

High-frequency vector harmonic mode locking driven by acoustic resonances

Kbashi, H. J., Sergeyev, S. V., Al-araimi, M., Rozhin, A., Korobko, D. & Fotiadi, A., 17 Oct 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 21, p. 5112-5115 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acoustic resonance
locking
harmonics
electrostriction
acoustics

High‐Performance Flexible Broadband Photodetectors Based on 2D Hafnium Selenosulfide Nanosheets

Ulaganathan, R. K., Sankar, R., Lin, C., Murugesan, R. C., Tang, K. & Chou, F., 24 Oct 2019, In : Advanced Electronic Materials. p. 1900794 1900794.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hafnium
Nanosheets
Photodetectors
Single crystals
Phototransistors

High-power low spatial coherence random fiber laser

Ma, R., Li, J. Q., Guo, J. Y., Wu, H., Zhang, H. H., Hu, B., Rao, Y. J. & Zhang, W. L., 11 Mar 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 6, p. 8738-8744 7 p.

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fiber lasers
space communication
output
power amplifiers
high power lasers
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Ultrashort pulses
Waveguides
Lithium
Optical lattices
Light polarization

How to observe and quantify quantum-discord states via correlations

Hunt, M. A., Lerner, I. V., Yurkevich, I. V. & Gefen, Y., 16 Aug 2019, In : Physical Review A. 100, 2, 022321.

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composite materials
entropy
electronics

How to tackle food fussiness. Why Vegetable Maths Masters, a new maths app using vegetables, could increase children’s vegetable intake

Farrow, C., Haycraft, E., Coulthard, H., Thomas, J. M., Hakobyan, L. & Lumsden, J. M., 2019, Early Years Childcarer: the magazine for the early-years sector, 12, p. 22-23 2 p.

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Hybrid grating in reduced-diameter fiber for temperature-calibrated high-sensitivity refractive index sensing

Jiang, B., Hao, Z., Feng, D., Zhou, K., Zhang, L. & Zhao, J., 10 May 2019, In : Applied Sciences (Switzerland). 9, 9, 1923.

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Refractive index
gratings
refractivity
fibers
Fibers

Hydrodynamic 2D Turbulence and Spatial Beam Condensation in Multimode Optical Fibers

Podivilov, E. V., Kharenko, D. S., Gonta, V. A., Krupa, K., Sidelnikov, O. S., Turitsyn, S., Fedoruk, M. P., Babin, S. A. & Wabnitz, S., 12 Mar 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 122, 10, 103902.

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condensation
optical fibers
turbulence
hydrodynamics
cleaning

Hydrogen donation of bio-acids over transition metal facets: A Density Functional Theory study

Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Osatiashtiani, A. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Sep 2019, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 586, 117218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
Transition metals
Density functional theory
Hydrogen
Acids

Ideal performance of a self-cooling greenhouse

Davies, P. A. & Zaragoza, G., 25 Feb 2019, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 149, p. 502-511 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Greenhouses
Cooling
Coolants
Thermodynamics
Photosynthesis

Impact of anti-ageing compounds on oxidation ageing kinetics of bitumen by infrared spectroscopy analysis

Omairey, E. L., Zhang, Y., Al-Malaika, S., Sheena, H. & Gu, F., 30 Oct 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 223, p. 755-764 10 p.

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asphalt
Infrared spectroscopy
Aging of materials
Oxidation
Kinetics

Impact of Nanoadditives on Performance and Combustion Characteristics of neat Jatropha Biodiesel

Hossain, A. K. & Hussain, A., 10 Mar 2019, In : Energies. 12, 5, 921.

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Biodiesel
Combustion
Nanoparticles
Esterification
Diesel fuels

Impact of Nanocapsules on Red Blood Cells Interplay Jointly Assessed by Optical Tweezers and Microscopy

Avsievich, T., Tarakanchikova, Y., Zhu, R., Popov, A., Bykov, A., Skovorodkin, I., Vainio, S. & Meglinski, I., 23 Dec 2019, In : Micromachines. 11, 1

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Nanocapsules
Optical Tweezers
Capsules
Microscopy
Erythrocytes

Implications of advanced wastewater treatment: Electrocoagulation and electroflocculation of effluent discharged from a wastewater treatment plant

Sher, F., Hanif, K., Iqbal, S. Z. & Imran, M., 30 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 33, 101101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrode
chemical oxygen demand
effluent
outflow
working conditions

Improved Catalytic Technology for Waste Plastic Processing: Toward Novel Remediation and Emission Control Measures

Mingorance-baena, A., Siles-quesada, S., Tarach, K., Morales, M. V., Gora-marek, K. & Melián-cabrera, I., 7 Jan 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering. 7, 1, p. 129-133 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
plastic waste
Emission control
emission control
Low density polyethylenes

Improvement on refractive index sensing by exploiting the tapered two-mode fibers

Fang, F., Sun, B., Zhang, Z., Xu, J. & Zhang, L., 1 Nov 2019, In : Chinese Optics Letters. 17, 11, 110604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refractive index
refractivity
fibers
Fibers
sensitivity