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Optimal Advance Angle for Aided Maximum-Speed-Node Design of Switched Reluctance Machines (2019)
Journal Article
Rocca, R., Giulii Capponi, F., Papadopoulos, S., De Donato, G., Rashed, M., & Galea, M. (2020). Optimal Advance Angle for Aided Maximum-Speed-Node Design of Switched Reluctance Machines. IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, 35(2), 775-785. https://doi.org/10.1109/tec.2019.2959823

In the design processes of Switched Reluctance Machines that operate in wide constant power speed ranges, the maximum power available at maximum speed must be evaluated for every machine candidate. This is critical to ensure compliance with the power... Read More about Optimal Advance Angle for Aided Maximum-Speed-Node Design of Switched Reluctance Machines.

Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems (2019)
Journal Article
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 & 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 array antenna in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) and multiple-input multiple-... Read More about Isolation Enhancement of Densely Packed Array Antennas with Periodic MTM-Photonic Bandgap for SAR and MIMO Systems.

High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2019). High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems. In 2019 Thirteenth International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials). https://doi.org/10.1109/MetaMaterials.2019.8900874

A novel 50μm Silicon-based on-chip antenna is presented that combines metamaterial (MTM) and substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) technologies for integration in THz circuits operating from 0.28 to 0.30 THz. The antenna structure comprises a square p... Read More about High-Performance 50μm Silicon-Based On-Chip Antenna with High Port-To-Port Isolation Implemented by Metamaterial and SIW Concepts for THz Integrated Systems.

Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators (2019)
Journal Article
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, Article 104291. 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 providing large power outputs. This work reports on the synthesis and use... Read More about Expanding the portfolio of tribo-positive materials: aniline formaldehyde condensates for high charge density triboelectric nanogenerators.

Different Options for Multi-Rotor Wind Turbine Grid Connection (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Givaki, K. (2019). Different Options for Multi-Rotor Wind Turbine Grid Connection. In Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (4065-4068). https://doi.org/10.1049/joe.2018.8009

In this paper, different options for integration of the multi-rotor wind turbine concept is investigated. The intra-turbine collection network of the multi-rotor wind turbine can be designed in either AC or DC. The reliability and costs associated wi... Read More about Different Options for Multi-Rotor Wind Turbine Grid Connection.

Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. (2019)
Journal Article
La Spada, L., Spooner, C., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2019). Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation. Scientific Reports, 9(1), Article 3107. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-36451-8

Artificial sheet materials, known as MetaSurfaces, have been applied to fully control both space and surface waves due to their exceptional abilities to dynamically tailor wave fronts and polarization states, while maintaining small footprints. Howev... Read More about Curvilinear MetaSurfaces for Surface Wave Manipulation..

A Tool for Modeling, Design and Applications of MetaSurfaces (2018)
Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., & Vegni, A. M. (2018). A Tool for Modeling, Design and Applications of MetaSurfaces. In Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Th3C.2). https://doi.org/10.1364/laop.2018.th3c.2

We present a new approach to model, design and realize MetaSurface structures for sensing and telecommunications. The method turns out to be versatile and has great potential to be used for practical electromagnetic applications.

Modeling and manufacturing for surface wave control. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., & Hao, Y. (2018). Modeling and manufacturing for surface wave control. In 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Workshop Series on Advanced Materials and Processes for RF and THz Applications (IMWS-AMP). https://doi.org/10.1109/imws-amp.2017.8247375

Recently, a huge interest emerged in the field of surface waves, in particular the possibility to control and manipulate their propagation properties at will. The aim of this paper is to present a new approach to design new devices for surface waves... Read More about Modeling and manufacturing for surface wave control..

Parked Electric Vehicle’s Cabin Temperature Management Using Photovoltaic Powered Ventilation (2017)
Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Muneer, T., & Adhikari, S. (2017). Parked Electric Vehicle’s Cabin Temperature Management Using Photovoltaic Powered Ventilation. Energy Procedia, 142, 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.054

District heating networks are commonly addressed in the literature as one of the most effective solutions for decreasing the greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector. These systems require high investments which are returned through the heat... Read More about Parked Electric Vehicle’s Cabin Temperature Management Using Photovoltaic Powered Ventilation.

Electromagnetic wave control by metasurfaces: From design to manufacturing (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., & Hao, Y. (2017). Electromagnetic wave control by metasurfaces: From design to manufacturing. In 2017 XXXIInd General Assembly and Scientific Symposium of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI GASS). https://doi.org/10.23919/URSIGASS.2017.8105087

Recently, there have been a new interest in controlling and manipulating electromagnetic waves in different frequency ranges. The development of new two-dimensional materials, called meta-surfaces, have been used to control and tailor the electromagn... Read More about Electromagnetic wave control by metasurfaces: From design to manufacturing.

Electromagnetic waves control for antennas applications (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., & Hao, Y. (2017). Electromagnetic waves control for antennas applications. In 2017 IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications (APWC). https://doi.org/10.1109/apwc.2017.8062256

Recently, great interest in controlling and manipulating electromagnetic wave propagation from microwave to optical frequencies, has been emerged. Artificial sheet materials with sub-wavelength thickness, meta-surfaces, have been applied to control w... Read More about Electromagnetic waves control for antennas applications.

Modeling and design for electromagnetic surface wave devices (2017)
Journal Article
La Spada, L., Haq, S., & Hao, Y. (2017). Modeling and design for electromagnetic surface wave devices. Radio Science, 52(9), 1049-1057. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017rs006379

A great deal of interest has reemerged recently in the study of surface waves. The possibility to control and manipulate electromagnetic wave propagations at will opens many new research areas and leads to lots of novel applications in engineering. I... Read More about Modeling and design for electromagnetic surface wave devices.

Comparison of Electromagnetic Performance of 10-MW Superconducting Generators With Different Topologies for Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbines (2017)
Journal Article
Guan, Y., Zhu, Z. Q., Azar, Z., Thomas, A. S., Vedreño-Santos, F., Li, G., & Odavic, M. (2017). Comparison of Electromagnetic Performance of 10-MW Superconducting Generators With Different Topologies for Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbines. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 27(7), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1109/tasc.2017.2732289

This paper compares the electromagnetic performance of 10MW superconducting (SC) generators with three different topologies, i.e., iron-cored stator and rotor (ISIRT), iron-cored stator and air-cored rotor (ISART), and air-cored stator and rotor (ASA... Read More about Comparison of Electromagnetic Performance of 10-MW Superconducting Generators With Different Topologies for Offshore Direct-Drive Wind Turbines.

Influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on volume, weight and cost of superconducting generator with iron-cored rotor topology for wind turbines. (2017)
Journal Article
Guan, Y., Zhu, Z. Q., Li, G., Azar, Z., Thomas, A. S., Vedreño-Santos, F., & Odavic, M. (2017). Influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on volume, weight and cost of superconducting generator with iron-cored rotor topology for wind turbines. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 27(6), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2017.2716818

This paper investigates the influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on the performance of superconducting (SC) generators. The SC generator has an iron-cored rotor topology. Firstly, the generator structure is introduced and the optimizati... Read More about Influence of pole number and stator outer diameter on volume, weight and cost of superconducting generator with iron-cored rotor topology for wind turbines..

Tailoring of electromagnetic waves by metasurfaces (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Spada, L. L., & Hao, Y. (2017). Tailoring of electromagnetic waves by metasurfaces. In 2017 11th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP). https://doi.org/10.23919/EuCAP.2017.7928143

In the last few years, non-homogeneous metasurfaces captured huge interest in tailoring electromagnetic waves, ranging from microwave to optical frequencies. Several technologies have been proposed, but a general design approach is still missing: the... Read More about Tailoring of electromagnetic waves by metasurfaces.

Methods for differential protection of Scott transformers (2017)
Journal Article
Sorrentino, E., Gupta, N., & Oliveros, E. (2017). Methods for differential protection of Scott transformers. Electric Power Systems Research, 147, 55-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2017.02.018

This article describes different methods for the differential protection of Scott transformers, which are based on: (a) single-phase relays, (b) 3-phase relays for two-winding transformers, (c) 3-phase relays for multi-winding transformers, (d) speci... Read More about Methods for differential protection of Scott transformers.

Surface wave manipulation based on transformation optics: From design to manufacturing (2017)
Conference Proceeding
La Spada, L., & Hao, Y. (2017). Surface wave manipulation based on transformation optics: From design to manufacturing. In 2016 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation (ISAP)

In the last few years, much interest has grown in the control and manipulation of electromagnetic surface waves. The aim of this paper is to present a new design and manufacturing approach based on Transformation Optics. To validate the proposed desi... Read More about Surface wave manipulation based on transformation optics: From design to manufacturing.

Mathematical Model for Calibration of Potential Detection of Nonlinear Responses in Biological Media Exposed to RF Energy (2017)
Journal Article
See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Mirza, A. F., McEwan, N. J., Excell, P. S., & Balzano, Q. (2017). Mathematical Model for Calibration of Potential Detection of Nonlinear Responses in Biological Media Exposed to RF Energy. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 32(1), 1-7

An efficient way to test for potential unsymmetrical nonlinear responses in biological tissue samples exposed to a microwave signal is to observe the second harmonic in a cavity resonant at the two frequencies, with collocated antinodes. Such a respo... Read More about Mathematical Model for Calibration of Potential Detection of Nonlinear Responses in Biological Media Exposed to RF Energy.