Engineering & Applied Science

  • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2001

People-logistics' missing link

Sweeney, E., Sep 2001, In : Supply chain perspectives. 4, 2, p. 9-11 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Integral
Logistics
Supply chain
Change process

Phenols and aromatic amines as thermal stabilizers in polyolefin processing

Pospíšil, J., Habicher, W-D., Al-Malaika, S., Zweifel, H. & Nešprek, S., Dec 2001, In : Macromolecular Symposia. 176, 1, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diphenylamine
Phenols
Polyolefins
Antioxidants
phenols

Polarization synthesized optical transversal filter employing high birefringence fiber gratings

Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R. & Bennion, I., May 2001, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 13, 5, p. 523-525 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transversal filters
Optical filters
Diffraction gratings
optical filters
Birefringence

Pulse tail suppression in laser diode output by tunable notch filter

Dubov, M., Giannone, D., Khrushchev, I. & Bennion, I., 8 Nov 2001, In : Electronics letters. 37, 23, p. 1404-1405 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Notch filters
Semiconductor lasers
Distributed feedback lasers
Semiconductor quantum wells

Pyrolysis of polyamide 6 under catalytic conditions and its application to reutilization of carpets

Bockhorn, H., Donner, S., Gernsbeck, M., Hornung, A. & Hornung, U., 1 Apr 2001, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 58-59, p. 79-94 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Depolymerization
Polyamides
Caprolactam
Pyrolysis
Phosphoric acid
Polymer melts
Propylene
Ethylene
Copolymers
Processing

Rectangular pulse generation based on pulse reshaping using a superstructured fiber Bragg grating

Petropoulos, P., Ibsen, M., Ellis, A. D. & Richardson, D. J., May 2001, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 19, 5, p. 746-752 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
fibers
pulses
solitary waves

Responsive hydrophobically associating polymers: a review of structure and properties

Tonge, S. R. & Tighe, B. J., 3 Dec 2001, In : Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 53, 1, p. 109-122 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Proteins

Room-temperature operation of widely tunable loss filter

Shu, X., Allsop, T. D. P., Gwandu, B., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 15 Feb 2001, In : Electronics letters. 37, 4, p. 216-218 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fibers
Temperature
Tuning
Polymers
Hot Temperature

Sampled Fibre Bragg Grating for Simultaneous Refractive Index and Temperature Measurement

Shu, X., Gwandu, B. A. L., Liu, Y., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Jun 2001, In : Optics Letters. 26, 11, p. 774-776 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
temperature measurement
refractivity
fibers
sucrose

SCM and the business model of the 21st Century

Sweeney, E. & Faulker, R., Dec 2001, Logistics Solutions, 4, p. 12-15 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Simultaneous and independent sensing of arbitrary temperature and bending using sampled fibre Bragg grating

Gwandu, B. A. L., Shu, X., Liu, Y., Zhang, W., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 19 Jul 2001, In : Electronics letters. 37, 15, p. 946-948 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Wavelength
Temperature

Simultaneous interrogation of fiber Bragg grating sensors using an acoustooptic tunable filter

Boulet, C., Webb, D. J., Douay, M. & Niay, P., Nov 2001, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 13, 11, p. 1215-1217 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustooptical effects
tunable filters
interrogation
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings

Statistical mechanics of low-density parity check error-correcting codes over Galois fields

Nakamura, K., Kabashima, Y. & Saad, D., 15 Nov 2001, In : Europhysics Letters. 56, 4, p. 610-616 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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error correcting codes
statistical mechanics
parity
alphabets
decoding

Statistics of interacting optical solitons

Falkovich, G. E., Stepanov, M. G. & Turitsyn, S. K., 26 Nov 2001, In : Physical Review E - Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics. 64, 6, p. 4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Optical Solitons
solitary waves
statistics
Statistics
probability distribution functions

Supply network strategy: role and competence requirements

Harland, C. M. & Knight, L. A., Apr 2001, In : International Journal of Operations and Production Management. 21, 4, p. 476-489 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Network management
Innovation
Health
Supply network
Broker

The correlation of indentation size effect experiments with pyramidal and spherical indenters

Swadener, J. G., George, E. P. & Pharr, G. M., 2001, In : Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. 695, p. 451-456 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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indentation
Indentation
hardness
Hardness
Iridium

The impact of centralised distribution on distributors and agents

Sweeney, E. & Faulkner, R., Oct 2001, Logistics Solutions, 4, p. 8-13 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

The Specification of a Reference Implementation for the Unified Modelling Language

Clark, T., Evans, A. & Kent, S., 2001, In : L'objet. 7, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Tighter decoding reliability bound for Gallager's error-correcting code

Kabashima, Y., Sazuka, N., Nakamura, K. & Saad, D., 2001, In : Physical Review E. 64, 4, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Reliability Bounds
error correcting codes
Error-correcting Codes
decoding
Decoding

Towards sea surface pollution detection from visible band images

Stainvas, I. & Lowe, D., Dec 2001, In : IEICE Transactions on Electronics. E84-C, 12, p. 1848-1856 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution detection
Feature extraction
Adaptive filtering
Water pollution
Filter banks

Trans-oceanic 160-Gb/s single-channel transmission using short-period dispersion management

Richardson, L. J., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., Mar 2001, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 13, 3, p. 209-211 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polarization mode dispersion
Jitter
active control
polarization
continuous radiation

Wall-bounded turbulent shear flow: Analytic result for a universal amplitude

Chattopadhyay, A. K. & Bhattacharjee, J. K., Jan 2001, In : Physical Review E. 63, 1 , 7 p., 016306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Turbulent Boundary Layer
turbulent boundary layer
Flat Plate
Shear Flow
Velocity Profile
2000

20-km distributed temperature sensor based on spontaneous Brillouin scattering

Lecoeuche, V., Hathaway, M. W., Webb, D. J., Pannell, C. N. & Jackson, D. A., Oct 2000, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 12, 10, p. 1367-1369 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brillouin scattering
Ring lasers
temperature sensors
Temperature sensors
ring lasers

Advances in fiber grating technology for sensor applications

Bennion, I., Zhang, L., Jackson, D. A. & Webb, D. J., 9 Nov 2000, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 4185, p. 4 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Long-period Fiber Grating
Diffraction gratings
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating

All-optical binary counter

Poustie, A. J., Manning, R. J., Kelly, A. E. & Blow, K. J., 31 Jan 2000, In : Optics Express. 6, 3, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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counters
optical switching
light amplifiers

A novel tunable all-optical incoherent negative-tap fiber-optic transversal filter based on a DFB laser diode and fiber Bragg grating

Li, S., Chiang, K. S., Gambling, W. A., Liu, Y., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Sep 2000, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 12, 9, p. 1207-1209 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transversal filters
Distributed feedback lasers
taps
Fiber Bragg gratings
Fiber optics

A perturbative analysis of dispersion-managed solitons

Boscolo, S., Nijhof, J. H. B. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2000, In : Physica Scripta. 62, 6, p. 479-485 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solitons
solitary waves
Dispersion Management
pulses
Scattering Theory

A scatterometer neural network sensor model with input noise

Cornford, D., Ramage, G. & Nabney, I. T., Jan 2000, In : Neurocomputing. 30, 1, p. 13-21 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radar
Markov Chains
Neural Networks (Computer)
Oceans and Seas
Noise

Autosoliton transmission in dispersion-managed systems guided by in-line nonlinear optical loop mirrors

Boscolo, S., Nijhof, J. H. B. & Turitsyn, S. K., Sep 2000, In : Optics Letters. 25, 17, p. 1240-1242 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

numerical analysis
signal to noise ratios
mirrors
fibers
propagation

Bayesian inference for wind field retrieval

Nabney, I. T., Cornford, D. & Williams, C. K. I., Jan 2000, In : Neurocomputing. 30, 1-4, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monte Carlo Method
Markov Chains
Weather
Statistical Models
Markov processes

Bend measurement using Bragg gratings in multicore fibre

Gander, M. J., MacPherson, W. N., McBride, R., Jones, J. D. C., Zhang, L., Bennion, I., Blanchard, P. M., JBurnett, J. G. & Greenaway, A. H., 20 Jan 2000, In : Electronics letters. 36, 2, p. 120-121 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bragg gratings
Fibers
Strain gages
Optical fibers
Wavelength

Catalysis for green chemistry: ultrahigh loaded mesoporous solid acids

Clark, J. H., Elings, S. & Wilson, K., Nov 2000, In : Comptes rendus de l'Academie des Sciences : Serie 2c. Chimie. 3, 6, p. 399-404 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Catalysis
Acids
Sulfonic Acids
Catalysts

CFD and bubble column reactors: simulation and experiment

Cartland Glover, G., Generalis, S. C. & Thomas, N. H., 2000, In : Chemical Papers. 54, 6A, p. 361-369 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bubble columns
Food Industry
Computational fluid dynamics
Software
Oxygen

Classifying clinical decision making: a unifying approach

Buckingham, C. D. & Adams, A., Oct 2000, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 32, 4, p. 981-989 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Making
Nursing
Decision Theory
Terminology
Nurses

Classifying clinical decision making: interpreting nursing intuition, heuristics and medical diagnosis

Buckingham, C. D. & Adams, A., Oct 2000, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 32, 4, p. 990-998 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
Nursing
Nurses
Decision Theory
Decision Making

Compact FBG grating array structure for high spatial resolution distributed strain sensing

Gwandu, B. A. L., Zhang, L., Chisholm, K., Liu, Y. & Bennion, I., 9 Nov 2000, In : Proceedings of SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering. 4185, p. 756-759 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Distributed Sensor
interrogation
wavelength division multiplexing
Dynamic Range
Multiplexing

Coupled nonequilibrium growth equations: self-consistent mode coupling using vertex renormalization

Chattopadhyay, A. K., Basu, A. & Bhattacharjee, J. K., 1 Feb 2000, In : Physical Review E. 61, 2, p. 2086-2088 3 p., 2086.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Mode Coupling
Renormalization
coupled modes
Non-equilibrium
apexes

Densities and viscosities of the ternary mixtures water+butyl acetate+methanol and water+ethyl propionate+methanol at 303.15 K

Visak, Z. P., Ferreira, A. G. M. & Fonseca, I. M. A., 1 Jan 2000, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 45, 5, p. 926-931 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanol
Viscosity
Water
Ternary systems
Density (specific gravity)

Dispersion-managed soliton propagation in short-period dispersion maps

Richardson, L. J., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N., 15 Jul 2000, In : Optics Letters. 25, 14, p. 1010-1012 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solitary waves
propagation
amplifiers
augmentation
spacing

Dynamics of learning with restricted training sets

Coolen, A. C. C. & Saad, D., Oct 2000, In : Physical Review E. 62, 4, p. 5444-5487 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Supervised Learning
saddle points
Approximation Scheme
Saddlepoint
Replica

Error-correcting code on a cactus: A solvable model

Vicente, R., Saad, D. & Kabashima, Y., 15 Sep 2000, In : Europhysics Letters. 51, 6, p. 698-704 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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error correcting codes
decoding
replicas
parity
thermodynamics

Evaluation of RF power degradation in microwave photonic systems employing uniform period fibre Bragg gratings

Yu, G., Zhang, W. & Williams, J. A. R., 15 Apr 2000, In : Optics Communications. 177, 1-6, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Fiber Bragg gratings
Photonics
Bragg gratings
radio frequencies
Microwaves

Fast pyrolysis processes for biomass

Bridgwater, A. V. & Peacocke, G. V. C., 1 Mar 2000, In : Renewable and sustainable energy reviews. 4, 1, p. 1-73 73 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Liquid fuels
Boilers

Fibre Grating Based Optical Recirculating Filter with Optimised Filter Response

Zhang, W. & Williams, J. A. R., Oct 2000, In : Fiber and Integrated Optics. 19, 4, p. 455-467 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wave filters
Optical filters
optical filters
gratings
filters

Fibre grating DFB laser for generation of optical microwave signal

Zhang, W., Lai, Y. C., Williams, J. A. R., Lu, C., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Jul 2000, In : Optics and Laser Technology. 32, 5, p. 369-371 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Distributed feedback lasers
Microwaves
gratings
microwaves
fibers

Finite-size effects and error-free communication in Gaussian channels

Kanter, I. & Saad, D., 3 Mar 2000, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General. 33, 8, p. 1675-1681 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Finite Size Effects
communication
error correcting codes
Error-correcting Codes
decoding

First in-vivo trials of a fibre Bragg grating based temperature profiling system

Webb, D. J., Hathaway, M. W., Jackson, D. A., Jones, S., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Jan 2000, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 5, 1, p. 45-50 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Bragg gratings
Fiber Bragg gratings
Charge coupled devices
Thermometry
Demultiplexing

Frames of cross ambiguity functions

Rebollo-Neira, L., Oct 2000, In : IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 7, 10, p. 293-296 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ambiguity Function
Fourier transforms
Computing
One Dimension
Fourier transform

Functionalised mesoporous materials for green chemistry

Clark, J. H., Macquarrie, D. J. & Wilson, K., 2000, In : Studies in surface science and catalysis. 129, p. 251-264 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caustics
Mesoporous materials
chemistry
Metallic compounds
Lewis Acids