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Double CSRR for water content detection in biological matter

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Double CSRR for water content detection in biological matter. In 4th EOS Topical Meeting on Optical Microsystems (OµS’11)
In this study, a low-cost, compact, and high-performing metamaterial-based biosensor operating in the THz frequency range is presented. The sensor is designed to detect the pr...

Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Metamaterial resonator arrays for organic and inorganic compound sensing. In Proceedings Volume 8306, Photonics, Devices, and Systems V; 83060I (2011)doi:10.1117/12.912267
In this paper, an electromagnetic metamaterial resonator operating in the terahertz frequency range is presented. By arranging the resonator in a planar array, it is possible ...

Metamaterial-based design of biological sensors operating at THz frequencies

Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., Bilotti, F., & Vegni, L. (2011)
Metamaterial-based design of biological sensors operating at THz frequencies
In this contribution, we present an omega-shaped electromagnetic resonator, which is of potential interest for THz biosensors. A new analytical model for such an inclusion-typ...

Navigating a Speckled World: Interacting with Wireless Sensor Networks

Book Chapter
Leach, M., & Benyon, D. (2010)
Navigating a Speckled World: Interacting with Wireless Sensor Networks. In M. Wachowicz (Ed.), Movement-Aware Applications for Sustainable Mobility, (229-242). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-769-5.ch014
The Speckled Computing project is a large multisite research project based in Scotland, UK. The aim of the project is to investigate, prototype, and produce tiny (1mm3) comput...

Strain Measurement Using Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors Inside an Anchored Carbon Fiber Polymer Reinforcement Prestressing Rod for Structural Monitoring

Journal Article
Kerrouche, A., Boyle, W., Sun, T., Grattan, K., Schmidt, J., & Taljsten, B. (2009)
Strain Measurement Using Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors Inside an Anchored Carbon Fiber Polymer Reinforcement Prestressing Rod for Structural Monitoring. IEEE Sensors Journal, 9(11), 1456-1461. doi:10.1109/jsen.2009.2018355
Results are reported from a study carried out using a series of Bragg grating-based optical fiber sensors written into a very short length (60 mm) optical fiber network and in...

Design and evaluation of optical fibre sensors in civil engineering applications for Structural Health Monitoring

Conference Proceeding
Grattan, K. T. V., Kerrouche, A., Sun, T., Grattan, S., Taylor, S. E., & Basheer, P. A. M. (2009)
Design and evaluation of optical fibre sensors in civil engineering applications for Structural Health Monitoring. In 2009 14th OptoElectronics and Communications Conferencedoi:10.1109/oecc.2009.5222620
A number of studies on the use of optical fibre sensor techniques for structural monitoring are discussed and results obtained, both in the laboratory and in the field, are re...

Enhanced FBG sensor-based system performance assessment for monitoring strain along a prestressed CFRP rod in structural monitoring

Journal Article
Kerrouche, A., Boyle, W., Sun, T., Grattan, K., Schmidt, J., & Täljsten, B. (2009)
Enhanced FBG sensor-based system performance assessment for monitoring strain along a prestressed CFRP rod in structural monitoring. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 151(2), 127-132. doi:10.1016/j.sna.2009.02.030
Fiber Bragg grating (FBG) sensor-based systems have been widely used for many engineering applications including most recently a number of applications in structural health mo...

Design and in-the-field performance evaluation of compact FBG sensor system for structural health monitoring applications

Journal Article
Kerrouche, A., Boyle, W., Sun, T., & Grattan, K. (2009)
Design and in-the-field performance evaluation of compact FBG sensor system for structural health monitoring applications. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 151(2), 107-112. doi:10.1016/j.sna.2009.01.021
Over the last few years optical fibre sensor systems have been developed and their use reported for the monitoring of large civil engineering structures. In this way they have...

Computing the State of Specknets: an immune-inspired approach.

Conference Proceeding
Davoudani, D., Hart, E., & Paechter, B. (2009)
Computing the State of Specknets: an immune-inspired approach. In Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems, 2008. SPECTS 2008. International Symposium on, 52-59
Speckled Computing is an emerging technology based on the deployment of thousands of minute semiconductor grains in dense, wireless networks known as Specknets. Specknets coll...