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Comparative study of a concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric system with and without flat plate heat pipe (2019)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Zhao, X., Golizadeh Akhlaghi, Y., Ma, X., & Yu, M. (2019). Comparative study of a concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric system with and without flat plate heat pipe. Energy Conversion and Management, 193, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.04.055

Thermal management of photovoltaic cells is an essential research objective for increasing the conversion efficiency of the photovoltaic. Flat plate heat pipe is a passive cooling device capable of effectively reducing the solar cell temperature. The... Read More

Advancements in thermoelectric generators for enhanced hybrid photovoltaic system performance (2019)
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Shittu, S., Li, G., Akhlaghi, Y. G., Ma, X., Zhao, X., & Ayodele, E. (2019). Advancements in thermoelectric generators for enhanced hybrid photovoltaic system performance. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 109, 24-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.023

Effective thermal management of photovoltaic cells is essential for improving its conversion efficiency and increasing its life span. Solar cell temperature and efficiency have an inverse relationship therefore, cooling of solar cells is a critical r... Read More

Estimating one-minute rain rate distributions in the Tropics from TRMM satellite data (October 2017) (2018)
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Rimvin, G. R., Paulson, K. S., & Bellerby, T. (2018). Estimating one-minute rain rate distributions in the Tropics from TRMM satellite data (October 2017). IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 11(10), 3660-3667. doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2869322

© 2008-2012 IEEE. Internationally recognized prognostic models of rain fade on terrestrial and Earth-space extremely high frequency (EHF) links rely fundamentally on distributions of 1-min rain rates. In Rec. ITU-R P.837-6, these distributions are es... Read More

Towards “green” viscoelastically prestressed composites: Cellulose fibre reinforcement (2018)
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Qin, Y., & Fancey, K. S. (2018). Towards “green” viscoelastically prestressed composites: Cellulose fibre reinforcement. Composites. Part B, Engineering, 154, 439-448. doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2018.08.096

With growing concerns over environmental issues, fibre reinforced composites based on renewable, biodegradable low-cost cellulosic/cellulose fibres increasingly attract interest. This paper reports on the first study to produce viscoelastically prest... Read More

Force–length relation of skeletal muscles: from sarcomeres to myofibril (2018)
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Hou, M. (2018). Force–length relation of skeletal muscles: from sarcomeres to myofibril. Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, 17(6), 1797-1810. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10237-018-1057-0

Sarcomeres are building blocks of skeletal muscles. Given force–length relations of sarcomeres serially connected in a myofibril, the myofibril force–length relation can be uniquely determined. Necessary and sufficient conditions are derived for capa... Read More

High Purcell factor generation of indistinguishable on-chip single photons (2018)
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Liu, F., Brash, A. J., O’Hara, J., Martins, L. M., Phillips, C. L., Coles, R. J., …Fox, A. M. (2018). High Purcell factor generation of indistinguishable on-chip single photons. Nature nanotechnology, 13(9), 835-840. doi:10.1038/s41565-018-0188-x

On-chip single-photon sources are key components for integrated photonic quantum technologies. Semiconductor quantum dots can exhibit near-ideal single-photon emission, but this can be significantly degraded in on-chip geometries owing to nearby etch... Read More

A review of solar photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system for electricity generation (2018)
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Li, G., Shittu, S., Diallo, T. M., Yu, M., Zhao, X., & Ji, J. (2018). A review of solar photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system for electricity generation. Energy, 158, 41-58. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2018.06.021

Solar energy application in a wider spectrum has the potential for high efficiency energy conversion. However, solar cells can only absorb photon energy of the solar spectrum near the solar cell band-gap energy, and the remaining energy will be conve... Read More

Novel oil-in-water emulsions stabilised by ionic surfactant and similarly charged nanoparticles at very low concentrations (2018)
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Xu, M., Jiang, J., Pei, X., Song, B., Cui, Z., & Binks, B. P. (2018). Novel oil-in-water emulsions stabilised by ionic surfactant and similarly charged nanoparticles at very low concentrations. Angewandte Chemie, 57(26), 7738-7742. doi:10.1002/anie.201802266

Novel oil-in-water (O/W) emulsions are prepared which are stabilised by a cationic surfactant in combination with similarly charged alumina nanoparticles at concentrations as low as 10-5 M and 10-4 wt.%, respectively. The surfactant molecules adsorb... Read More

Electrical control of nonlinear quantum optics in a nano-photonic waveguide (2018)
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Hallett, D., Foster, A. P., Hurst, D. L., Royall, B., Kok, P., Clarke, E., …Wilson, L. R. (2018). Electrical control of nonlinear quantum optics in a nano-photonic waveguide. Optica, 5(5), 644-650. doi:10.1364/optica.5.000644

© 2018 Optical Society of America. Quantum photonics is a rapidly developing platform for future quantum network applications. Waveguide-based architectures, in which embedded quantum emitters act as both nonlinear elements to mediate photon–photon i... Read More

Perception of artificial conspecifics by bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) (2018)
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Frohnwieser, A., Pike, T. W., Murray, J. C., & Wilkinson, A. (2018). Perception of artificial conspecifics by bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). Integrative Zoology, doi:10.1111/1749-4877.12303

Artificial animals are increasingly used as conspecific stimuli in animal behavior research. However, researchers often have an incomplete understanding of how the species under study perceives conspecifics, and hence which features needed for a stim... Read More

Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models (2017)
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Fanan, A., Riley, N., Mehdawi, M., & Alfahad, O. (2017). Performance of a TV white space database with different terrain resolutions and propagation models. Telfor Journal, 9(2), (80-85). doi:10.5937/telfor1702080f. ISSN 2334-9905

Cognitive Radio has now become a realistic option for the solution of the spectrum scarcity problem in wireless communication. TV channels (the primary user) can be protected from secondary-user interference by accurate prediction of TV White Spaces... Read More

Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst (2017)
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Liu, X., Sun, H., Wu, C., Patel, D., & Huang, J. (2018). Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst. Energy and Fuels, 32(4), (4511-4520). doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03160. ISSN 0887-0624

© 2017 American Chemical Society. Thermal chemical conversion of waste plastics for syngas production is a promising alternative method for the management of waste plastics. However, one of the challenges of facilitating the deployment of this techno... Read More

Direct Speech Reconstruction from Articulatory Sensor Data by Machine Learning (2017)
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Gonzalez, J. A., Cheah, L. A., Gomez, A. M., Green, P. D., Gilbert, J. M., Ell, S. R., …Holdsworth, E. (2017). Direct Speech Reconstruction from Articulatory Sensor Data by Machine Learning. IEEE/ACM transactions on audio, speech, and language processing, 25(12), (2362-2374). doi:10.1109/TASLP.2017.2757263. ISSN 2329-9290

© 2014 IEEE. This paper describes a technique that generates speech acoustics from articulator movements. Our motivation is to help people who can no longer speak following laryngectomy, a procedure that is carried out tens of thousands of times per... Read More

Lateralized Eye Use Towards Video Stimuli in Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps) (2017)
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Frohnwieser, A., Pike, T., Murray, J., & Wilkinson, A. (2017). Lateralized Eye Use Towards Video Stimuli in Bearded Dragons (Pogona vitticeps). Animal behavior and cognition, 4(3), 340-348. doi:10.26451/abc.04.03.11.2017

Lateralized eye use is thought to increase brain efficiency, as the two hemispheres process different information perceived by the eyes. It has been observed in a wide variety of vertebrate species and, in general, information about conspecifics appe... Read More

Estimating 1min rain rate distributions from numerical weather prediction (2017)
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Paulson, K. S. (2016). Estimating 1min rain rate distributions from numerical weather prediction. Radio science, 52(1), (176-184). doi:10.1002/2016rs006111. ISSN 0048-6604

Internationally recognized prognostic models of rain fade on terrestrial and Earth-space EHF links rely fundamentally on distributions of one-minute rain rates. Currently, in Rec. ITU-R P.837-6, these distributions are generated using the Salonen Poi... Read More

Single-photon electroluminescence for on-chip quantum networks (2016)
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Bentham, C., Hallett, D., Prtljaga, N., Royall, B., Vaitiekus, D., Coles, R. J., …Wilson, L. R. (2016). Single-photon electroluminescence for on-chip quantum networks. Applied physics letters, 109(16), (161101). doi:10.1063/1.4965295. ISSN 0003-6951

An electrically driven single-photon source has been monolithically integrated with nano-photonic circuitry. Electroluminescent emission from a single InAs/GaAs quantum dot (QD) is channelled through a suspended nanobeam waveguide. The emission line... Read More

The effects of cognitive biases and imperfectness in long-term robot-human interactions: Case studies using five cognitive biases on three robots (2016)
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Murray, J., Biswas, M., Biswas, M., & Murray, J. (2017). The effects of cognitive biases and imperfectness in long-term robot-human interactions: Case studies using five cognitive biases on three robots. Cognitive systems research, 43, (266-290). doi:10.1016/j.cogsys.2016.07.007. ISSN 1389-0417

© 2016 Elsevier B.V. The research presented in this paper demonstrates a model for aiding human-robot companionship based on the principle of ‘human’ cognitive biases applied to a robot. The aim of this work was to study how cognitive biases can affe... Read More

Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark (2016)
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Chen, L., Patton, R., & Goupil, P. (2016). Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark. Control engineering practice, 56, (60-74). doi:10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.08.003. ISSN 0967-0661

To bridge the gap between model-based fault diagnosis theory and the industry practice, a linear parameter varying H_/H∞ fault estimation approach is applied to a high fidelity nonlinear aircraft benchmark, to deal with the various actuator fault det... Read More

Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling (2016)
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Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2017). Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling. IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, 25(5), (1141-1154). doi:10.1109/tfuzz.2016.2598849. ISSN 1063-6706

This paper proposes an integrated design of faulttolerant control (FTC) for nonlinear systems using Takagi-Sugeno (T-S) fuzzy models in the presence of modelling uncertainty along with actuator/sensor faults and external disturbance. An augmented sta... Read More

Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems (2016)
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Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2017). Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems. International journal of robust and nonlinear control, 27(5), 761-780. doi:10.1002/rnc.3597

This paper proposes an integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control (FTC) design for Lipschitz non-linear systems subject to uncertainty, disturbance, and actuator/sensor faults. A non-linear unknown input observer without rank requirement... Read More