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Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
MICHELARAKI, M., JOSEPH, O., KARNIK, S., DEVALLA, S., MADANAN, K. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples. In Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9389207. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389207

The Global production of plastics has exceeded over 300 million metric tons. Billions of tons of plastic waste that is generated gets accumulated as plastic debris in soil, sediments, oceans and surface water with no obvious strategy to tackle them.... Read More about Potential for Nile red dye-based analysis of microplastics from oceanic samples..

Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots. In Proceedings of the 2020 Global OCEANS: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast conference (Global OCEANS 2020: Singapore - U.S. Gulf Coast), 5-14 October 2020, [virtual conference]. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 9389281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/IEEECONF38699.2020.9389281

Vital inspection and repair operations on subsea pipelines usually involve pipe-bore robots, which must be controlled and monitored from outside the pipe. In many situations cables cannot be connected to the in-pipe robot and duplex wireless communic... Read More about Improving the design approach to developing through-metal communications for use in subsea pipeline robots..

Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., KARNIK, S. and PRABHU, R. 2020. Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies conference 2020, co-located with the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2020 conference, 21-25 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Proceedings of the SPIE, 11542. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 115420Q. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2574356

Trace detection and identification of hazardous volatile explosives has been a key challenge to the scientific community past many decades. Commercially available various analytical and spectroscopic techniques suffer from low sensitivity, swabbing o... Read More about Investigations of hollow-core photonic crystal fibres (HC-PCF) for trace explosive vapour detection..

Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters. (2020)
Thesis
HEBALA, O.M. 2020. Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Multi active bridge (MAB) DC-DC converters have attracted significant research attention in power conversion applications within DC microgrids, medium voltage DC and high voltage DC transmission systems. This is encouraged by MAB's several functional... Read More about Design and analysis of current stress minimalisation controllers in multi-active bridge DC-DC converters..

Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach. In Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE MTT-S wireless power transfer conference (WPTC 2019), co-located with the 2019 IEEE PELS workshop on emerging technologies: wireless power (WoW 2019) as part of Wireless power week 2019, 18-21 June 2019, London, UK. New York: IEEE [online], pages 158-161. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/WPTC45513.2019.9055553

Maximising power transfer efficiency (PTE) in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems requires strong coupling between transmitter and receiver coils. In applications where system constraints yield a weak inductive link (e.g. significant dist... Read More about Maximising inductive power transmission using a novel analytical coil design approach..

Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
HEIDARIAN, M., BURGESS, S.J., PRABHU, R. and FOUGH, N. 2019. Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems. In Proceedings of 2019 United States National Committee for the International Union for Radio Science (USNC-URSI) radio science meeting (URSI 2019), co-located with 2019 Antennas and propagation symposium (AP-S/URSI 2019), 7-12 July 2019, Atlanta, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], pages 73-74. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/USNC-URSI.2019.8861834

Maintaining maximum power transfer efficiency (PTE) is one of the main challenges in resonant inductive power transfer (IPT) systems. Maximum PTE can be achieved if the coupling between transmitter and receiver coils is strong. One way of achieving t... Read More about Optimal coil design for maximum power transfer efficiency in resonantly coupled systems..

Nile red-dye based analysis of synthetic fibres for forensic applications. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
DEVALLA, S., JOSEPH, O. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Nile red-dye based analysis of synthetic fibres for forensic applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies conference 2019: co-located with the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2019 conference, 9-12 September 2019, Strasbourg, France. Proceedings of the SPIE, 11166. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 111660Y. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2536780

Forensic evaluation of crime scenes normally involves examination of textile fibers, to find out the association between an individual and a crime scene, or between a suspect and a victim. The forensic samples normally include a mix of various types,... Read More about Nile red-dye based analysis of synthetic fibres for forensic applications..

Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
JOHNY, J., OFFICER, S., FUNG, W. K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics, and surveillance technologies conference 2019: co-located with the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence 2019 conference, 9-12 September 2019, Strasbourg, France. Proceedings of the SPIE, 11166. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 1116608. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2535742

Border management and security challenges are increasing considerably in recent years. One of the major concerns is counterfeiting and fraudulent use of identity and other travel documents for crossing border controls. This poses serious threats and... Read More about Fluorescence lifetime assisted enhanced security feature in travel documents for border control and security applications..

Investigations towards the development of a novel multimodal fibre optic sensor for oil and gas applications. (2019)
Thesis
JOHNY, J. 2019. Investigations towards the development of a novel multimodal fibre optic sensor for oil and gas applications. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Oil and gas (O&G) explorations are moving into deeper zones of earth, causing serious safety concerns. Hence, sensing of critical multiple parameters like high pressure, high temperature (HPHT), chemicals, etc., are required at longer distances. Trad... Read More about Investigations towards the development of a novel multimodal fibre optic sensor for oil and gas applications..

Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. (2019)
Journal Article
ALAMOUDI, A., SAADUDDIN, S.M., MUNIR, A.B., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., YASIN, S.H.M., KARIM, R., BANI, N.A., MAS'UD, A.A., ARDILA-REY, J.A., PRABHU, R. and SELLAMI, N. 2019. Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal. Sustainability [online], 11(11), article ID 3056. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11113056

Solar energy has demonstrated promising prospects in satisfying energy requirements, specifically through solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. Despite that, the cost of installation is deemed as the main hurdle to the widespread uptake of solar PV sys... Read More about Using static concentrator technology to achieve global energy goal..

Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. (2019)
Journal Article
BHAVSAR, K. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012008. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012008

Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) is a well-known, rapid and sensitive technique used for probing the biomolecular interactions in real time. Several new approaches have been suggested to improve the sensitivity of SPR sensors over the last two decades... Read More about Investigations on sensitivity enhancement of SPR biosensor using tunable wavelength and graphene layers..

Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. (2019)
Journal Article
SILPA SATHEESH, B., KAVITHA, V.S., KRISHNAN, R., CHALANA, S.R., SURESH, S., PRABHU, R. and MAHADEVAN PILLAI, V.P. 2019. Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012001. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012001

Radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtered silver incorporated indium oxide thin films were prepared and their structural and morphological properties were studied using micro- Raman spectroscopy, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), Field Emission Scanning... Read More about Effect of silver incorporation on the structural and morphological characteristics of RF sputtered indium oxide films..

Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. (2019)
Journal Article
BHAVSAR, K., VISWAMBARAN, V., JOHNY, J., KAILASNATH, M., MELZER, A. and PRABHU, R. 2019. Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications. IOP conference series: materials science and engineering [online], 499: proceedings of the 4th International conference on structural nano composites (NANOSTRUC 2018), 23-24 May 2018, Berlin, Germany, article number 012013. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1088/1757-899x/499/1/012013

Advances in robotic systems and rapid developments in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have made their use possible in the operating room due to many distinct advantages offered by MIS over conventional surgical procedures. The constant increase of m... Read More about Development of a ring cavity-based fibre optic sensor for MR-compatible medical sensing applications..

Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. (2019)
Journal Article
KRISHNAN, R.R., KAVITHA, V.S., CHALANA, S.R., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films. JOM: journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 71(5), pages 1885-1896. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03426-7

Highly crystalline tungsten oxide (WO3)-doped indium oxide (In2O3) films are synthesized at room temperature by the RF magnetron sputtering technique. The structural and morphological properties of the as-deposited films and the films annealed at a t... Read More about Effect of tungsten doping on the properties of In2O3 films..

Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. (2019)
Journal Article
KAVITHA, V.S., BOSE, R.J., SREEDHARAN, R.S., SUDARSANAKUMAR, C., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications. JOM journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 71(5), pages 1874-1884. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03425-8

Highly ordered ZnO-doped WO3 thin films with good crystalline quality are prepared using radio frequency magnetron sputtering technique, and its morphological and structural properties are studied using various characterization tools such as field em... Read More about Highly ordered good crystalline ZnO-doped WO3 thin films suitable for optoelectronic applications..

Effect of oxygen pressure on the structural and optical properties of BaSnO3 films prepared by pulsed laser deposition method. (2019)
Journal Article
JOHN, J., CHALANA, S.R., PRABHU, R. and PILLAI, V.P.M. 2019. Effect of oxygen pressure on the structural and optical properties of BaSnO3 films prepared by pulsed laser deposition method. Applied physics A: materials science and processing [online], 123(3), article 155. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-2432-0

BaSnO3 thin films were deposited on quartz substrate by pulsed laser deposition technique under different background oxygen pressures and the effects of oxygen pressure on the structural, morphological and optical properties of BaSnO3 thin films are... Read More about Effect of oxygen pressure on the structural and optical properties of BaSnO3 films prepared by pulsed laser deposition method..

Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HEBALA, O.M., ABOUSHADY, A.A., AHMED, K.H., BURGESS, S. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter. In Proceedings of the 7th International conference on renewable energy research and applications (ICRERA 2018), 14-17 October 2018, Paris, France. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8567014, pages 914-919. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRERA.2018.8567014

This paper presents a novel generalised approach of the small-signal modelling of dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. The adopted analysis is based on a per-unit fundamental frequency representation of the DAB. The outcome of the proposed model... Read More about Generalized small-signal modelling of dual active bridge DC/DC converter..

Optical fibre-based minimally-invasive blood glucose monitoring system. (2018)
Thesis
VISWAMBARAN, V. 2018. Optical fibre-based minimally-invasive blood glucose monitoring system. Robert Gordon University [online], MRes thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Obesity and changing lifestyles have made diabetes mellitus one of the world’s foremost metabolic syndromes, affecting the lives of around 380 million people worldwide. Although considered incurable, adverse effects of diabetes can be controlled by t... Read More about Optical fibre-based minimally-invasive blood glucose monitoring system..

Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
SABRA, A., FUNG, W.-K. and RADHAKRISHNA, P. 2018. Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks. In Proceedings of the 2018 Marine Technology Society and Insitutute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (MTS/IEEE) OCEANS conference (OCEANS 2018 MTS/IEEE), 22-25 October 2018, Charleston, USA. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE [online], article ID 8604878. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2018.8604878

The absence of Global Positioning System in underwater environment predominates in the challenges of underwater vehicles navigation or sensor nodes tracking. Localization of single or few underwater vehicles has been fostered in recent years. However... Read More about Confidence-based underwater localization scheme for large-scale mobile sensor networks..

Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
AMBADIYIL, S., JAYARAIAN, R., PILLAI, V.P.M. and PRABHU, R. 2018. Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern. In Bouma, H., Prabhu, R., Stokes, R.J. and Yitzhaky, Y. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd Counterterrorism, crime fighting, forensics and surveillance technologies 2018 conference: co-located with the Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Security and defence conference 2018, 10-13 September 2018, Berlin, Germany. Proceedings of the SPIE, 10802. Bellingham, WA: SPIE [online], article ID 108020H. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2325346

Reliable personal authentication is a critical and vital obligation to the security in all the real-world applications. Nevertheless, biometric features are effectively used for the personal authentication, in some cases the criminal impersonation is... Read More about Feasibility analysis of unique ID (UID) generation for personal authentication of valuable documents using dorsal hand vein pattern..