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Fault-tolerant wind turbine pitch control using adaptive sliding mode estimation (2016)
Journal Article
Lan, J., Patton, R. J., & Zhu, X. (2018). Fault-tolerant wind turbine pitch control using adaptive sliding mode estimation. Renewable energy, 116, 219-231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2016.12.005

Wind turbine pitch systems are essential for actuating desired blade angles and hence to keep the generator at rated speed in operation region 3. In the presence of parametric pitch actuator faults, pitch systems may have slow dynamics, affecting the... Read More about Fault-tolerant wind turbine pitch control using adaptive sliding mode estimation.

Single-photon electroluminescence for on-chip quantum networks (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4965295

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 about Single-photon electroluminescence for on-chip quantum networks.

Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conengprac.2016.08.003

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 about Application of model-based LPV actuator fault estimation for an industrial benchmark.

Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1109/tfuzz.2016.2598849

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 about Integrated design of fault-tolerant control for nonlinear systems based on fault estimation and T-S fuzzy modelling.

Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems (2016)
Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/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 about Integrated fault estimation and fault-tolerant control for uncertain Lipschitz nonlinear systems.

Study of pyridine-mediated electrochemical reduction of CO2 to methanol at high CO2 pressure (2016)
Journal Article
Haywood, S. K., Rybchenko, S. I., Touhami, D., & Wadhawan, J. D. (2016). Study of pyridine-mediated electrochemical reduction of CO2 to methanol at high CO2 pressure. ChemSusChem, 9(13), 1660-1669. https://doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201600267

© 2016 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim The recently proposed highly efficient route of pyridine-catalyzed CO 2 reduction to methanol was explored on platinum electrodes at high CO 2 pressure. At 55 bar (5.5 MPa) of CO 2 , the bulk elec... Read More about Study of pyridine-mediated electrochemical reduction of CO2 to methanol at high CO2 pressure.

Analytical and finite-element study of optimal strain distribution in various beam shapes for energy harvesting applications (2016)
Journal Article
Ooi, B. L., Gilbert, J. M., & Aziz, A. R. A. (2016). Analytical and finite-element study of optimal strain distribution in various beam shapes for energy harvesting applications. Acta Mechanica Sinica, 32(4), 670-683. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10409-016-0557-3

Due to the increasing demand for harvesting energy from environmental vibration, for use in self-powered electronic applications, cantilever-based vibration energy harvesting has attracted great interest from various parties and become one of the mos... Read More about Analytical and finite-element study of optimal strain distribution in various beam shapes for energy harvesting applications.

A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control (2016)
Journal Article
Lan, J., & Patton, R. J. (2016). A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control. Automatica : the journal of IFAC, the International Federation of Automatic Control, 69, 48-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.automatica.2016.02.014

© 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The problem of active fault tolerant control (FTC) of dynamical systems involves the process of fault detection and isolation/fault estimation (FDI/FE) used to either make a decision as to when and how to cha... Read More about A new strategy for integration of fault estimation within fault-tolerant control.

A silent speech system based on permanent magnet articulography and direct synthesis (2016)
Journal Article
Gonzalez, J. A., Cheah, L. A., Gilbert, J. M., Bai, J., Ell, S. R., Green, P. D., & Moore, R. K. (2016). A silent speech system based on permanent magnet articulography and direct synthesis. Computer speech & language, 39, 67-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csl.2016.02.002

In this paper we present a silent speech interface (SSI) system aimed at restoring speech communication for individuals who have lost their voice due to laryngectomy or diseases affecting the vocal folds. In the proposed system, articulatory data cap... Read More about A silent speech system based on permanent magnet articulography and direct synthesis.

Evidence of trends in rain event size effecting trends in rain fade (2016)
Journal Article
Paulson, K. S. (2016). Evidence of trends in rain event size effecting trends in rain fade. Radio science, 51(3), 142-149. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015RS005832

Rain gauge studies have shown that the incidence of rain at rates associated with outage on terrestrial links, has shown an increasing trend in several countries, over the last 30 years. However, no evidence is available from microwave links to show... Read More about Evidence of trends in rain event size effecting trends in rain fade.

A non-invasive, home-based EEG hypoglycaemia warning system for personal monitoring using skin surface electrodes : a single-case feasibility study (2016)
Journal Article
Clewett, C. J., Langley, P., Bateson, A. D., Asghar, A., & Wilkinson, A. J. (2016). A non-invasive, home-based EEG hypoglycaemia warning system for personal monitoring using skin surface electrodes : a single-case feasibility study. Health Technology Letters, 3(1), 2-5. https://doi.org/10.1049/htl.2015.0037

Hypoglycaemia unawareness is a common condition associated with increased risk of severe hypoglycaemia. The purpose of the authors' study was to develop a simple to use, home-based and non-invasive hypoglycaemia warning system based on electroencepha... Read More about A non-invasive, home-based EEG hypoglycaemia warning system for personal monitoring using skin surface electrodes : a single-case feasibility study.

Modelling and optimisation of a bimorph piezoelectric cantilever beam in an energy harvesting application (2016)
Journal Article
Thein, C. K., Ooi, B. L., Liu, J. S., & Gilbert, J. M. (2016). Modelling and optimisation of a bimorph piezoelectric cantilever beam in an energy harvesting application. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 11(2), 212-227

Piezoelectric materials are excellent transducers in converting vibrational energy into electrical energy, and vibration-based piezoelectric generators are seen as an enabling technology for wireless sensor networks, especially in selfpowered devices... Read More about Modelling and optimisation of a bimorph piezoelectric cantilever beam in an energy harvesting application.

Spectrum occupancy measurements and lessons learned in the context of cognitive radio (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Mehdawi, M., Riley, N. G., Ammar, M., Fanan, A., & Zolfaghari, M. (2016). Spectrum occupancy measurements and lessons learned in the context of cognitive radio. https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.2015.7377446

Various measurement campaigns have shown that numerous spectrum bands are vacant even though licenses have been issued by the regulatory agencies. Dynamic spectrum access (DSA) based on Cognitive Radio (CR) has been regarded as a prospective solution... Read More about Spectrum occupancy measurements and lessons learned in the context of cognitive radio.

Quality measurements of an UWB reduced-size CPW-fed aperture antenna (2016)
Book Chapter
Zolfaghari, M., Riley, N. G., Mehdawi, M., Fanan, A., Ammar, M., & Meng, F. (2016). Quality measurements of an UWB reduced-size CPW-fed aperture antenna. . Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.2015.7377526

The paper presents a characterization of a compact co-planar waveguide (CPW)-fed slot loaded low return loss planar printed antenna designed for wireless communication and ultra-wideband (UWB) applications. Following a review of the antenna design, w... Read More about Quality measurements of an UWB reduced-size CPW-fed aperture antenna.

Comparison of spectrum occupancy measurements using software defined radio RTL-SDR with a conventional spectrum analyzer approach (2016)
Conference Proceeding
Fanan, A., Riley, N., Mehdawi, M., Ammar, M., & Zolfaghari, M. (2016). Comparison of spectrum occupancy measurements using software defined radio RTL-SDR with a conventional spectrum analyzer approach. https://doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR.2015.7377447

In the present day Cognitive Radio has become a realistic option for solution of the spectrum scarcity problem in wireless communication. Recently, the TV band has attracted attention due to the considerable potential for exploitation of available TV... Read More about Comparison of spectrum occupancy measurements using software defined radio RTL-SDR with a conventional spectrum analyzer approach.