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STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology (2022)
Presentation / Conference
James, D., Lee, J., Ohgi, Y., Petrone, N., Willis, C., Ferrier, B., …Parker, J. (2022, June). STEM educational engagement through competition, sport and wearable technology. Poster presented at International Sports Engineering Association: The Engineering of Sport 14, Purdue University, US

Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets (2022)
Journal Article
Alnahwi, F. M., Al-Yasir, Y. I. A., See, C. H., & Abd-Alhameed, R. A. (2022). Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets. Sensors, 22(8), Article 3067. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22083067

In this paper, single-element and MIMO microstrip antenna with two pairs of unequal slits is proposed as a circularly polarized antenna with negligible back radiation for 5G mid-band handsets. The unequal pairs of slits are engraved on the antenna pa... Read More about Single-Element and MIMO Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antennas with Negligible Back Radiation for 5G Mid-Band Handsets.

Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., Shukla, . P., See, C. H., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, . E. (2020). Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71056-0

In this paper an automatic adaptive antenna impedance tuning algorithm is presented that is based on quantum inspired genetic optimization technique. The proposed automatic quantum genetic algorithm (AQGA) is used to find the optimum solution for a l... Read More about Improved Adaptive Impedance Matching for RF Front-End Systems of Wireless Transceivers.

High Performance Metasurface-Based On-Chip Antenna for Terahertz Integrated Circuits (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., A. Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2020). High Performance Metasurface-Based On-Chip Antenna for Terahertz Integrated Circuits. https://doi.org/10.1109/IWMTS49292.2020.9166324

This paper presents a simple prototype of a metasurface-based on-chip antenna operating in 0.3-0.32 THz. The proposed structure is constructed from two layers of polyimide-substrates with thickness of 0.1mm that sandwich a middle metallic ground-plan... Read More about High Performance Metasurface-Based On-Chip Antenna for Terahertz Integrated Circuits.

Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer (2020)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C. H., Shukla, P., Salekzamankhani, S., Abd-Alhameed, R., …Limiti, E. (2020). Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-68105-z

A feasibility study is presented on the performance parameters of a novel on-chip antenna based on metasurface technology at terahertz band. The proposed metasurface on-chip antenna is constructed on an electrically thin high-permittivity gallium ars... Read More about Study on Improvement of the Performance Parameters of a Novel 0.41-0.47 THz On-Chip Antenna Based on Metasurface Concept Realized on 50um GaAs-Layer.

Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique (2020)
Journal Article
Saleh, A. M., Nagem, T. A., Abd-Alhameed, R., Noras, J., & See, C. H. (2020). Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, 35(2), 176-186

This paper presents a low–profile dual-band (2×2) MIMO antenna that works at 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz and 5.8GHz for wireless local area networks (WLAN) applications. A neutralization line technique for enhancing the isolation is used by introducing strip line... Read More about Mutual Coupling Reduction of Dual-Band Uni-Planar MIMO System Using Neutralization Line Technique.

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.

Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Alibakhshikenari, M., Virdee, B. S., See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R., Falcone, F., & Limiti, E. (2019). Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits. In 2019 Thirteenth International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)https://doi.org/10.1109/MetaMaterials.2019.8900949

The antenna array designed to operate over 0.450-0.475 Terahertz comprises two dielectric resonators (DRs) that are stacked vertically on top of each other and placed on the surface of the slot antenna fabricated on a silicon substrate using standard... Read More about Silicon-Based 0.450-0.475 THz Series-Fed Double Dielectric Resonator On-Chip Antenna Array Based on Metamaterial Properties for Integrated-Circuits.

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.

Reliable and energy efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks (2019)
Thesis
Ali, A. O. E. S. Reliable and energy efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2404287

Sensor nodes and their underlying communication technologies are characterised by restricted power resources, restricted processing, limited storage capacities, low data rates and lossy links, and they may also comprise up to a thousand nodes. Wirele... Read More about Reliable and energy efficient mechanisms for wireless sensor networks.

Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators (2019)
Journal Article
Zebiri, C., Sayad, D., Elfergani, I., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W., See, C. H., …Abd-Alhameed, R. (2019). Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators. IEEE Access, 7, 166776-166787. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2949527

A new compact Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (CDRA) with a defected ground for ultra-wideband applications is presented. The structure is based on two cylindrical dielectric resonators asymmetrically located with respect to the center of an... Read More about Antenna for Ultra-Wideband Applications with Non-Uniform Defected Ground Plane and Offset Aperture-Coupled Cylindrical Dielectric Resonators.

PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme (2019)
Journal Article
Khan, R., Zakarya, M., Tan, Z., Usman, M., Jan, M. A., & Khan, M. (2019). PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme. International Journal of Communication Systems, 32(18), Article e4144. https://doi.org/10.1002/dac.4144

Heterogeneous wireless sensor networks (WSNs) consist of resource-starving nodes that face a challenging task of handling various issues such as data redundancy, data fusion, congestion control, and energy efficiency. In these networks, data fusion a... Read More about PFARS: Enhancing Throughput and Lifetime of Heterogeneous WSNs through Power-aware Fusion, Aggregation and Routing Scheme.

An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments (2019)
Journal Article
Ferrara, E., Fragale, L., Fortino, G., Song, W., Perra, C., di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019). An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments. IEEE Access, 7, 141476-141486. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2019.2943845

Thanks to advances in Internet of Things and crowd-sensing, it is possible to collect vast amounts of urban data, to better understand how citizens interact with cities and, in turn, improve human well-being in urban environments. This is a scientifi... Read More about An AI approach to Collecting and Analyzing Human Interactions with Urban Environments.

Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach (2019)
Journal Article
Di Mauro, M., & Liotta, A. (2019). Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach. IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 16(4), 1493-1506. https://doi.org/10.1109/tnsm.2019.2943776

The Next Generation 5G Networks can greatly benefit from the synergy between virtualization paradigms, such as the Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and service provisioning platforms such as the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). The NFV concept is... Read More about Statistical Assessment of IP Multimedia Subsystem in a Softwarized Environment: a Queueing Networks Approach.

Monitoring of drinking water quality using automated ATP quantification (2019)
Journal Article
Hansen, C., Kerrouche, A., Tatari, K., Rasmussen, A., Ryan, T., Summersgill, P., …Albrechtsen, H. (2019). Monitoring of drinking water quality using automated ATP quantification. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 165, 105713. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mimet.2019.105713

A microfluidic based system was developed for automated online method for the rapid detection and monitoring of drinking water contamination utilising microbial Adrenosine-5′-Triphosphate (ATP) as a bacterial indicator. The system comprises a polymet... Read More about Monitoring of drinking water quality using automated ATP quantification.

Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring (2019)
Journal Article
See, C. H., Kosha, J., Mshwat, W. A., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., Ong, F. L., McEwan, N. J., & Excell, P. S. (2019). Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring. IET microwaves, antennas & propagation, 13(13), 2380-2385. https://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2019.0243

This paper presents an underground subsurface wireless sensor for drainage infrastructure water level monitoring. It operates from 800 to 2170 MHz to cover the required GSM850/900, GSM1800/1900 and UMTS bands. The system consists of a wideband antenn... Read More about Design of mobile band subsurface antenna for drainage infrastructure monitoring.

Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems (2019)
Journal Article
Sayidmarie, K. H., McEwan, N. J., Excell, P. S., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & See, C. H. (2019). Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems. International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, 2019, 1-3. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/9290210

5G will support significantly faster mobile broadband speeds and extensive mobile data usage, as well as enabling the full potential of the Internet of Things. From virtual reality and autonomous cars, to the industrial internet and smart cities, 5G... Read More about Antennas for Emerging 5G Systems.

Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas (2019)
Journal Article
Alibakhshikenari, M., Khalily, M., Virdee, B. S., Hwang See, C., Abd-Alhameed, R. A., & Limiti, E. (2019). Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas. IEEE Access, 9, 51827-51840. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2909950

This article presents a unique technique to enhance isolation between transmit/receive radiating elements in densely packed array antenna by embedding a metamaterial (MTM) electromagnetic bandgap (EMBG) structure in the space between the radiating el... Read More about Mutual-Coupling Isolation Using Embedded Metamaterial EM Bandgap Decoupling Slab for Densely Packed Array Antennas.

Wearable technology and workplace epidemiology: a practical example from the field of hand-arm vibration (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Taylor, M. (2019, April). Wearable technology and workplace epidemiology: a practical example from the field of hand-arm vibration. Poster presented at The 12th UK/Ireland 1-day Meeting on Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Surgeons' Hall Museums, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This work investigates the application of wearable technology for the collection of exposure data relevant to the study of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome. Wearable technology designed for mass adoption coupled with the IoT has yielded a unique data set... Read More about Wearable technology and workplace epidemiology: a practical example from the field of hand-arm vibration.