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Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., & Reid, A. (2019)
Strategic principles for smart city development: A multiple case study analysis of European best practices. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 142, 70-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.07.035
Recent studies reveal a deep-rooted division in research on smart cities, which surfaces as a set of dichotomies that question whether smart city development should be based o...

A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage using Smart Sensors

Conference Proceeding
Kumar Mishra, A., Kumar Tripathy, A., Obaidat, M. S., Tan, Z., Prasad, M., Sadoun, B., & Puthal, D. (2018)
A Chain Topology for Efficient Monitoring of Food Grain Storage using Smart Sensors. In Proceedings of the 15th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications, 89-98. https://doi.org/10.5220/0006850602550264
Due to lack of an efficient monitoring system to periodically record environmental parameters for food grain storage, a huge loss of food grains in storage is reported every y...

How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study

Journal Article
Mora, L., Deakin, M., Reid, A., & Angelidou, M. (2019)
How to Overcome the Dichotomous Nature of Smart City Research: Proposed Methodology and Results of a Pilot Study. Journal of Urban Technology, 26(2), 89-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2018.1525265
Overcoming the dichotomous nature of smart city research is fundamental to providing cities with a clear understanding of how smart city development should be approached. This...

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

Journal Article
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 millimetre‐wave applications

Journal Article
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 millimetre‐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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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

Journal Article
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...

Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices

Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Ali, A., Shukla, P., See, C. H., …Limiti, E. (2019)
Double-Port Slotted-Antenna with Multiple Miniaturized Radiators for Wideband Wireless Communication Systems and Portable Devices. Progress in Electromagnetics Research C: PIER C, 90, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.2528/pierc18011204
Proof-of-concept is presented of a novel slot antenna structure with two excitation ports. Although this antenna provides a wide impedance bandwidth, its peak gain and optimum...