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Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators

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Zhao, P., Soin, N., Kumar, A., Shi, L., Guan, S., Tsonos, C., …Luo, J. (2020)
Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators. Nano Energy, 67, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104291
The rapid uptake of energy harvesting triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) for self-powered electronics requires the development of high-performance tribo-materials capable of...

Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., …Limiti, E. (2020)
Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, 14(3), 183-188. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0362
A metamaterial photonic bandgap (MTM-PBG) periodic structure is used as a decoupling frame to improve the isolation between transmit–receive (T/R) sections of densely packed a...

Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Limiti, E. (2019)
Mutual Coupling Suppression Between Two Closely Placed Microstrip Patches Using EM-Bandgap Metamaterial Fractal Loading. IEEE Access, 7, 23606 - 23614. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2899326
An approach is proposed to reduce mutual coupling between two closely spaced radiating elements. This is achieved by inserting a fractal isolator between the radiating element...

Beam-Scanning Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on CRLH-Metamaterial for Millimeter-Wave Applications

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2019)
Beam-Scanning Leaky-Wave Antenna Based on CRLH-Metamaterial for Millimeter-Wave Applications. IET Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation, 13(8), 1129-1133. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5101
This paper presents empirical results of an innovative beam scanning leaky-wave antenna (LWA) which enables scanning over a wide angle from -35o to +34.5o between 57 GHz and 6...

Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links

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Bati, A., Luk, P., Aldhaher, S., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., & Excell, P. (2019)
Dynamic Analysis Model of a Class E2 Converter for Low Power Wireless Charging Links. IET Circuits, Devices and Systems, 13(3), 399–405. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-cds.2018.5091
A dynamic response analysis model of a Class E2 converter for wireless power transfer applications is presented. The converter operates at 200 kHz and consists of an inductio...

Interaction Between Closely Packed Array Antenna Elements Using Meta‐Surface for Applications Such as MIMO Systems and Synthetic Aperture Radars

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd‐Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2018)
Interaction Between Closely Packed Array Antenna Elements Using Meta‐Surface for Applications Such as MIMO Systems and Synthetic Aperture Radars. Radio Science, 53(11), 1368-1381. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018rs006533
The paper presents a technique to enhance the isolation between adjacent radiating elements that is common in densely packed antenna arrays. Such antennas provide frequency be...

Link Budget Maximization for a Mobile-Band Subsurface Wireless Sensor in Challenging Water Utility Environments

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See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Atojoko, A. A., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2018)
Link Budget Maximization for a Mobile-Band Subsurface Wireless Sensor in Challenging Water Utility Environments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 65(1), 616-625. https://doi.org/10.1109/tie.2017.2719602
A subsurface chamber transceiver system and associated propagation channel link budget considerations for an underground wireless sensor system (UWSS) are presented: the appli...

An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging

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Mirza, A. F., See, C. H., Danjuma, I. M., Asif, R., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Noras, J. M., …Excell, P. S. (2017)
An Active Microwave Sensor for Near Field Imaging. IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(9), 2749-2757. https://doi.org/10.1109/jsen.2017.2673961
Near field imaging using microwaves in medical applications is of great current interest for its capability and accuracy in identifying features of interest, in comparison wit...

A 1 x 8 Linear Ultra-Wideband Phased Array With Connected Dipoles and Hyperbolic Microstrip Baluns

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He, R., Zhang, H., See, C. H., Su, Y., Ma, Y., Kong, D., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2018)
A 1 x 8 Linear Ultra-Wideband Phased Array With Connected Dipoles and Hyperbolic Microstrip Baluns. IEEE Access, 6, 52953-52968. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2018.2868779
A 1×8 linear single polarized ultra-wideband connected dipole phased array with wide angle scan range is proposed. The dipoles in the array are connected with each other in E-...

Antenna Mutual Coupling Suppression Over Wideband Using Embedded Periphery Slot for Antenna Arrays

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Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Khalily, M., …Limiti, E. (2018)
Antenna Mutual Coupling Suppression Over Wideband Using Embedded Periphery Slot for Antenna Arrays. Electronics, 7(9), 198. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics7090198
This paper presents a new approach to suppress interference between neighbouring radiating elements resulting from surface wave currents. The proposed technique will enable th...