Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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A micromachined device describing over a hundred orders of parametric resonance

Jia, Y., Du, S., Arroyo, E. & Seshia, A. A., 24 Apr 2018, In : Applied Physics Letters. 112, 171901.

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oscillators
membranes
mechanical oscillators
transducers
topology
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quadrature phase shift keying
signal transmission
receivers
amplifiers
penalties

An actively Q-switched fiber laser with cylindrical vector beam generation

Zhang, J., Zhang, Z., Cai, Y., Wan, H., Wang, Z. & Zhang, L., 14 Feb 2018, In : Laser Physics Letters. 15, 3, p. 035107

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Q switched lasers
Fiber lasers
fiber lasers
Polarization
Q switching

Analysis of temperature field for a surface-mounted and interior permanent magnet synchronous motor adopting magnetic-thermal coupling method

Si, J., Zhao, S., Feng, H., Hu, Y. & Cao, W., 29 Mar 2018, In : CES Transactions on Electrical Machines and Systems. 2, 1, p. 166-174

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Synchronous motors
Permanent magnets
Temperature distribution
Computational efficiency
Hot Temperature

Analysis of the nonlinear Kerr effects in optical transmission systems that deploy optical phase conjugation

Al-Khateeb, M., Iqbal, M. A., Tan, M., Ali, A., McCarthy, M. E., Harper, P. & Ellis, A. D., 29 Jan 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 3

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phase conjugation
Kerr effects
compensators
nonlinearity

An analytical and numerical study of magnetic spring suspension and energy recovery mechanism

Jia, Y., Li, S. & Shi, Y., 12 Nov 2018, In : Energies. 11, 11, 3126.

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Regenerative braking
Electromagnetic coupling
Photovoltaic cells
Numerical models
Numerical Study

An architecture based on computing with words to support runtime reconfiguration decisions of service-based systems

Bencomo, N., Torres, R., Salas, R. & Astudillo, H., 1 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Computational Intelligence System. 11, 1, p. 272 - 281 10 p., 5571.

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Computing with Words
Reconfiguration
Model Specification
Update
Trade-offs

An autonomous system for maintenance scheduling data-rich complex infrastructure: Fusing the railways’ condition, planning and cost

Durazo-Cardenas, I., Starr, A., Turner, C. J., Tiwari, A., Kirkwood, L., Bevilacqua, M., Tsourdos, A., Shehab, E., Baguley, P., Xu, Y. & Emmanouilidis, C., 22 Feb 2018, In : Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 89, p. 234-253 20 p.

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scheduling
German Federal Railways
Scheduling
infrastructure
Planning

An Efficient Wideband Spectrum Sensing Algorithm for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Communication Networks

Xu, W., Wang, S., Yan, S. & He, J., 21 Nov 2018, In : IEEE Internet of Things Journal.

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Telecommunication networks
Cognitive radio
Computational complexity
Notch filters

A new model for optimization of hybrid microgrids using evolutionary algorithms

Marcelino, C. G., Baumann, M., Almeida, P. E. M., Wanner, E. & Weil, M., 14 May 2018, In : IEEE Latin America Transactions. 16, 3, p. 799-805

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An Expression for Nonlinear Noise in Optical Phase Conjugation Systems with Lumped Ampli?ers

Ali, A. A. I., Costa, C. S., Al-khateeb, M. A. Z., Ferreira, F. M. & Ellis, A. D., 16 Oct 2018, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters.

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Optical phase conjugation
phase conjugation
Amplification
Fibers
margins

An in-situ reactivation study reveals a supreme stability of γ-alumina for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethylbenzene to styrene

Zarubina, V., Nederlof, C., Makkee, M. & Melián-Cabrera, I., 22 Jun 2018, In : Catalysis Science and Technology. 8, p. 3733-3736

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Styrene
Ethylbenzene
Aluminum Oxide
Dehydrogenation
Alumina

An integral equation method for the numerical solution of a Dirichlet problem for second-order elliptic equations with variable coefficients

Beshley, A., Chapko, R. & Johansson, B. T., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Engineering Mathematics. 112, 1, p. 63-73 11 p.

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Integral Equation Method
Second Order Elliptic Equations
Variable Coefficients
Dirichlet Problem
Integral equations

An investigation into E-cigarette cytotoxicity in-vitro using a novel 3D differentiated co-culture model of human airways

Vasanthi Bathri Narayanan, P., Brown, J. E., Marshall, L. & Leslie, L. J., 27 Jun 2018, In : Toxicology in Vitro . 52, p. 255-264

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Cytotoxicity
Coculture Techniques
Tobacco Products
Cell Survival
Vapors

An in-vivo pilot study into the effects of FDG-mNP in cancer in mice

Aras, O., Pearce, G., Watkins, A. J., Nurili, F., Medine, E. I., Guldu, O. K., Tekin, V., Wong, J., Ma, X., Ting, R., Unak, P., Akin, O. & Xu, B., 20 Aug 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 8, e0202482.

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Magnetite Nanoparticles
magnetite
nanoparticles
Glucose
glucose

Anisotropic opinion dynamics with an adaptive social rule

Neirotti, J., 19 Nov 2018, In : Physical Review E. 98, 5, 052306 .

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Opinion Dynamics
Fixed point
Opinion Formation
Bistability
Stochastic Resonance

An iterative method for the Cauchy problem for second-order elliptic equations

Baravdish, G., Borachok, I., Chapko, R., Tomas Johansson, B. & Slodička, M., 24 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 142-143, p. 216-223

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Cauchy problem
Iterative methods
iteration
Derivatives
operators

An iterative regularizing method for an incomplete boundary data problem for the biharmonic equation

Chapko, R. & Johansson, B. T., 1 Nov 2018, In : ZAMM - Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics / Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik. 98, 11, p. 2010-2021

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Biharmonic Equation
Iteration
Discrepancy Principle
Stopping Rule
Incomplete Data

An Obstacle Detection System for Freight Yards

Sabu, B. & Marinov, M., 1 Jun 2018, In : IF Ingegneria Ferroviaria. 73, 6, p. 539

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Costs

Anodic dissolution growth of metal-organic framework HKUST-1 monitored: Via in situ electrochemical atomic force microscopy

Worrall, S. D., Bissett, M. A., Attfield, M. P. & Dryfe, R. A. W., 25 Jun 2018, In : Crystengcomm. 20, 31, p. 4421-4427 7 p.

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Atomic force microscopy
dissolving
Dissolution
Metals
atomic force microscopy

A numerical and experimental study of a new design of closed dynamic respiration chamber

Al Makky, A., Alaswad, A., Gibson, D., Song, S. & Olabi, A. G., 5 Feb 2018, In : Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 145, p. 326-340

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Carbon dioxide
respiration
experimental study
carbon dioxide
Soils

A Passive Design Scheme to Increase the Rectified Power of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters

Du, S., Jia, Y., Zhao, C., Amaratunga, G. A. J. & Seshia, A. A., 1 May 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 65, 9, p. 7095 7105 p.

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Piezoelectric transducers
Harvesters
Energy harvesting
Networks (circuits)
Switches

A passive SPICE model for rectennas

Campelo, F., Pereira, P., Mori, T., Igarashi, H. & Adriano, R., 1 Jan 2018, In : COMPEL - The international journal for computation and mathematics in electrical and electronic engineering. 37, 6, p. 1905-1917 13 p.

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SPICE
Antenna
Antennas
Networks (circuits)
Simulator

A porous activated carbon supported Pt catalyst for the oxidative degradation of poly[(naphthaleneformaldehyde)sulfonate]

Karthikeyan, S., Jo, W. K., Dhanalakshmi, R., Isaacs, M. A., Wilson, K., Sekaran, G. & Lee, A. F., 13 Aug 2018, In : Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers.

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Catalyst supports
Activated carbon
Degradation
Catalysts
Paramagnetic resonance
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management
group cohesion
work environment
acceptance
graduate

Arachis hypogaea derived activated carbon/Pt catalyst: reduction of organic dyes

Vandarkuzhali, S. A. A., Karthikeyan, S., Viswanathan, B. & Pachamuthu, M. P., Dec 2018, In : Surfaces and Interfaces. 13, p. 101-111

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activated carbon
Activated carbon
Coloring Agents
Dyes
dyes

A recombination-based matheuristic for mixed integer programming problems with binary variables

Maravilha, A. L., Carrano, E. G. & Campelo, F., 23 Mar 2018, In : International Transactions in Operational Research. 27, 1, p. 418-434 17 p.

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Integer programming
Polishing
Mixed integer programming
Recombination
Heuristics

A self-pulsing ring cavity ultra-long Raman fiber laser

Zulkifli, M. Z., Lau, K. Y., Kbashi, H., Yasin, M. & Mahdi, M. A., 1 Nov 2018, In : Laser Physics. 28, 11, 115104.

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Raman lasers
Laser resonators
Fiber lasers
laser cavities
fiber lasers

Assessment of an Electric Vehicle Powertrain Model Based on Real-World Driving and Charging Cycles

Du, G., Cao, W., Hu, S., Lin, Z., Yang, J. & Yuan, T., 19 Dec 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.

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Electric Vehicle
Powertrains
Electric vehicles
Battery
Model-based

Assessment of the dynamics of human glymphatic system by near-infrared spectroscopy

Myllylä, T., Harju, M., Korhonen, V., Bykov, A., Kiviniemi, V. & Meglinski, I., 8 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Biophotonics. 11, 8, e201700123.

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Near infrared spectroscopy
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
brain
Brain
infrared spectroscopy
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Cogeneration plants
Municipal solid waste
Economic analysis
Pyrolysis
Recovery

Automated conflict resolution between multiple clinical pathways: A technology report

Litchfield, I., Turner, A., Backman, R., Ferreira Filho, J. B., Weber, P. & Lee, M., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics. 25, 3, p. 142-148 7 p.

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Critical Pathways
Negotiating
Technology
Guidelines
Software

Automated Quality Control for Sensor Based Symptom Measurement Performed Outside the Lab

Badawy, R., Raykov, Y., Evers, L. J. W., Bloem, B. R., Faber, M. J., Zhan, A., Claes, K. & Little, M. A., 16 Apr 2018, In : Sensors. 18, 4, 1215.

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quality control
Quality Control
Quality control
Technology
sensors

Automatically Learning Topics and Difficulty Levels of Problems in Online Judge Systems

Zhao, W. X., Zhang, W., He, Y., Xie, X. & Wen, J-R., 13 Mar 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Information Systems. 36, 3, 33 p., 27.

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Online systems
Mathematical programming
Learning systems
Experiments

Auto-phase-locked measurement of time-gated luminescence spectra with a microsecond delay

Zhu, Z. & Shu, X., 23 May 2018, In : Optics Letters. 43, 11, p. 2575-2578 4 p.

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luminescence
phase matching
electric choppers
pulse generators
shutters

Auto-phase-locked time-gated luminescence detection for background-free upconversion spectra measurement and true-color biological imaging

Zhu, Z., Tian, D. & Shu, X., 1 May 2018, In : Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical. 260, p. 289-294 6 p.

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Luminescence
luminescence
Color
color
Imaging techniques

Band-gap-tailored random laser

Lu, H., Xing, J., Wei, C., Xia, J., Sha, J., Ding, Y., Zhang, G., Xie, K., Qiu, L. & Hu, Z., 18 Apr 2018, In : Photonics Research. 6, 5, p. 390-395 6 p.

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Liquid Crystals
Liquid crystals
Energy gap
liquid crystals
Infrared radiation

Bare laser-synthesized Au-based nanoparticles as nondisturbing surface-enhanced Raman scattering probes for bacteria identification

Kögler, M., Ryabchikov, Y. V., Uusitalo, S., Popov, A., Tselikov, G., Välimaa, A. L., Al-Kattan, A., Hiltunen, J., Laitinen, R., Neubauer, P., Meglinski, I. & Kabashin, A. V., 8 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Biophotonics. 11, 7, e201700225.

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Raman Spectrum Analysis
Nanostructures
Nanostructured materials
Nanoparticles
bacteria

Beyond ‘significance’: Principles and practice of the analysis of credibility

Matthews, R. A. J., 17 Jan 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 1, 171047.

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credibility
statistical significance
statistics
interpretation
methodology

Binary shape-stabilized phase change materials based on poly(ethylene glycol)/polyurethane composite with dual-phase transition

Chen, C., Chen, J., Jia, Y., Topham, P. D. & Wang, L., 20 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Materials Science. 18 p.

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Polyurethanes
Phase change materials
Polyethylene glycols
Phase transitions
Composite materials

Biorefinery of olive leaves to produce dry oleuropein aglycone: use of homemade ceramic capillary biocatalytic membranes in a multiphase system

Ranieri, G., Mazzei, R., Poerio, T., Bazzarelli, F., Wu, Z., Li, K. & Giorno, L., 7 Apr 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 185, p. 149-156

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Hydrolysis
Membranes
Ceramic membranes
Emulsification
Antioxidants

Boosting Terahertz Photoconductive Antenna Performance with Optimised Plasmonic Nanostructures

Lepeshov, S., Gorodetsky, A., Krasnok, A., Toropov, N. A., Vartanyan, T. A., Belov, P., Alú, A. & Rafailov, E. U., 26 Apr 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 6624.

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antennas
silver
augmentation
acceleration (physics)
biology

Boron carbonitride sheet/ Cu2O composite for an efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution

Kalimuthu, S., Meenakshisundaram, I., Ponnaiah, G. & Sekar, K., 8 Aug 2018, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 219, p. 204-211

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Carbon nitride
Boron
Hydrogen
boron
composite materials

Bottle house: A case study of transdisciplinary research for tackling global challenges

Oyinlola, M., Whitehead, T., Abuzeinab, A., Adefila, A., Akinola, Y., Anafi, F., Farukh, F., Jegede, O., Kandan, K., Kim, B. & Mosugu, E., 1 Sep 2018, In : Habitat International. 79, p. 18-29

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transdisciplinary
income
Nigeria
low income
community

Bragg grating inscription at 600 nm wavelength region in CYTOP POF with 248 nm KrF pulses

Min, R., Ortega, B., Leal-Junio, A. & Marques, C., 18 Jun 2018, In : IEEE Sensors Letters.

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krypton
Bragg gratings
fluorides
humidity
krypton fluoride lasers

Brewers' spent grains: Drying kinetics and biodiesel production

Mallen, E. & Najdanovic-Visak, V., 1 Mar 2018, In : Bioresource Technology Reports. 1, p. 16-23

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Biofuels
Drying
Kinetics
Transesterification
Methanol

Bright-Dark Rogue Waves

Kbashi, H., Sergeyev, S., Mou, C., Martínez, A., Al Araimi, M., Rozhin, O., Kolpakov, S. & Kalashnikov, V., 30 Mar 2018, In : Annalen der Physik. p. 1700362

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lasers
oceanography
test stands
rain
wave interaction

Brine utilisation for cooling and salt production in wind-driven seawater greenhouses: Design and modelling

Akinaga, T., Generalis, S. C., Paton, C., Igobo, O. N. & Davies, P. A., 15 Jan 2018, In : Desalination. 426, p. 135-154

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Greenhouses
Seawater
brine
Salts
salt

Building essential biodiversity variables (EBVs) of species distribution and abundance at a global scale

Kissling, W. D., Ahumada, J. A., Bowser, A., Fernandez, M., Fernández, N., García, E. A., Guralnick, R. P., Isaac, N. J. B., Kelling, S., Los, W., Mcrae, L., Mihoub, J. B., Obst, M., Santamaria, M., Skidmore, A. K., Williams, K. J., Agosti, D., Amariles, D., Arvanitidis, C., Bastin, L. & 16 others, De Leo, F., Egloff, W., Elith, J., Hobern, D., Martin, D., Pereira, H. M., Pesole, G., Peterseil, J., Saarenmaa, H., Schigel, D., Schmeller, D. S., Segata, N., Turak, E., Uhlir, P. F., Wee, B. & Hardisty, A. R., 1 Feb 2018, In : Biological Reviews. 93, 1, p. 600-625

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Biodiversity
biogeography
biodiversity
Workflow
Information Storage and Retrieval

Calcified nodules in retinal drusen are associated with disease progression in age-related macular degeneration

Tan, A. C. S., Pilgrim, M. G., Fearn, S., Bertazzo, S., Tsolaki, E., Morrell, A. P., Li, M., Messinger, J. D., Dolz-Marco, R., Lei, J., Nittala, M. G., Sadda, S. R., Lengyel, I., Freund, K. B. & Curcio, C. A., 7 Nov 2018, In : Science Translational Medicine. 10, 466, eaat4544.

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Retinal Drusen
Macular Degeneration
Disease Progression
Multimodal Imaging
Bruch Membrane