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Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
BHAVSAR, K., ESELLER, K.E. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection. In Bourma, H., Carlysle-Davies, F., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 1st Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies conference 2017: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2017 conference, 11-12 September 2017, Warsaw, Poland. Proceedings of SPIE, 10441. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article number 1044103. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2277932

The past three years have seen a global increase in explosive-based terror attacks. The widespread use of improvised explosives and anti-personnel landmines have caused thousands of civilian casualties across the world. Current scenario of globalized... Read More about Design optimization of Cassegrain telescope for remote explosive trace detection..

Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
BHAVSAR, K., HURSTON, E., PRABHU, R. and JOSEPH, G.P. 2017. Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments. In Proceedings of OCEANS 2017, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 8084982, pages 2441-2444. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084982

Heavy metal ion pollution emerges as a potential threat to humankind and the ecosystem due to their increased spreading into the environment. Detection of highly toxic heavy metal ions requires rapid, simple, sensitive and selective detection methods... Read More about Fibre optic sensor to detect heavy metal pollutants in water environments..

Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., SUMMERS, J., BHAVSAR, K., JOSEPH, G.P., FUNG, W.-K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures. In Proceedings of OCEANS 2017, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 8084976, pages 2406-2410. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084976

Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) is a key technology for condition monitoring of different offshore oil and gas structures. FBG sensors are used to sense different physical parameters such as strain, temperature, vibration, etc. This paper investigates the... Read More about Theoretical investigation of positional influence of FBG sensors for structural health monitoring of offshore structures..

Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., SMITH, T., BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2017. Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications. In Proceedings of OCEANS 2017, 19-22 June 2017, Aberdeen, UK. New York: IEEE [online], article number 8084974, pages 2393-2397. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANSE.2017.8084974

Fibre optic sensing is a key technology for a variety of underwater sensing and monitoring applications. Fibre optic acoustic sensors are mainly based on interferometric detection approach where the acoustic pressure-induced phase shift of light has... Read More about Design of optical fibre based highly sensitive acoustic sensor for underwater applications..