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  • Harvested rainwater quality: the importance of appropriate design 

    Ward, Sarah; Memon, Fayyaz; Butler, David (IWA Publishing, 2010)
    This paper summarises the physicochemical and microbiological quality of water from a rainwater harvesting (RWH) system in a UK-based office building. 7 microbiological and 34 physicochemical parameters were analysed during ...
  • Health Impacts Model 

    Hammond, M; Mark, O; Djordjević, S; Butler, D; Chen, AS; Domingo, NDS; Jørgensen, C; Khan, DM (University of Exeter, 2014-08-08)
    This report presents the draft outline of the CORFU Health Impacts Model. The model consists of assessing the risk to human health in four steps:  Hazard identification  Hazard characterisation (or dose-response ...
  • Heteroatom-doped porous carbons with enhanced carbon dioxide uptake and excellent methylene blue adsorption capacities 

    Chen, BL; Yang, ZX; Ma, GP; Kong, DL; Xiong, W; Wang, JB; Zhu, YQ; Xia, Y (Elsevier for International Zeolite Association, 2017-08-16)
    Heteroatom nitrogen and oxygen-doped porous carbon materials were for the first time generated via a one-pot carbonization of metal-organic framework under argon saturated water steam at an elevated temperature. The water ...
  • Heterostructures produced from nanosheet-based inks. 

    Withers, F; Yang, H; Britnell, L; Rooney, AP; Lewis, E; Felten, A; Woods, CR; Sanchez Romaguera, V; Georgiou, T; Eckmann, A; Kim, YJ; Yeates, SG; Haigh, SJ; Geim, AK; Novoselov, KS; Casiraghi, C (American Chemical Society, 2014-05-28)
    The new paradigm of heterostructures based on two-dimensional (2D) atomic crystals has already led to the observation of exciting physical phenomena and creation of novel devices. The possibility of combining layers of ...
  • Hidden chaotic attractors in a class of two-dimensional maps 

    Jiang, H; Liu, Y; Wei, Z; Zhang, L (Springer Verlag, 2016-05-31)
    This paper studies the hidden dynamics of a class of two-dimensional maps inspired by the Hénon map. A special consideration is made to the existence of fixed points and their stabilities in these maps. Our concern focuses ...
  • Hierarchical decomposition of water distribution systems for background leakage assessment 

    Diao, K.; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Farmani, Raziyeh; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2014-01-01)
    This study applies hierarchical decomposition to solve the background leakage control-oriented optimal design problem for the C-Town distribution system. Specifically, the system is first divided into 33 clusters organized ...
  • Hierarchical decomposition of water distribution systems for background leakage assessment 

    Diao, K.; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Farmani, Raziyeh; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2014)
    This study applies hierarchical decomposition to solve the background leakage control-oriented optimal design problem for the C-Town distribution system. Specifically, the system is first divided into 33 clusters organized ...
  • Hierarchy of Hofstadter states and replica quantum Hall ferromagnetism in graphene superlattices 

    Yu, GL; Gorbachev, RV; Tu, JS; Kretinin, AV; Cao, Y; Jalil, R; Withers, F; Ponomarenko, LA; Piot, BA; Potemski, M; Elias, DC; Chen, X; Watanabe, K; Taniguchi, T; Grigorieva, IV; Novoselov, KS; Fal'ko, VI; Geim, AK; Mishchenko, A (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-06-01)
    Self-similarity and fractals have fascinated researchers across various disciplines. In graphene placed on boron nitride and subjected to a magnetic field, self-similarity appears in the form of numerous replicas of the ...
  • High density p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 nanowires by electrochemical templating through ion-track lithography 

    Li, Xiaohong; Koukharenko, E; Nandhakumar, IS; Tudor, J; Beeby, SP; White, NM (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2009-02-25)
    High density p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3nanowire arrays are produced by a combination of electrodeposition and ion-track lithography technology. Initially, the electrodeposition of p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 films is investigated to ...
  • High Efficiency CVD Graphene-lead (Pb) Cooper Pair Splitter 

    Borzenets, IV; Shimazaki, Y; Jones, GF; Craciun, Monica F.; Russo, Saverio; Yamamoto, Y; Tarucha, Seigo (2016)
    We demonstrate high efficiency Cooper pair splitting in a graphene-based device. We utilize a true Y-shape design effectively placing the splitting channels closer together: graphene is used as the central superconducting ...
  • High modulus regenerated cellulose fibers spun from a low molecular weight microcrystalline cellulose solution 

    Zhu, C; Richardson, RM; Potter, K; Koutsomitopoulou, A; Van Duijneveldt, JS; Vincent, SR; Wanasekara, ND; Eichhorn, SJ; Rahatekar, SS (American Chemical Society, 2016-07-22)
    We have developed a novel process to convert low molecular weight microcrystalline cellulose into stiff regenerated cellulose fibers using a dry-jet wet fiber spinning process. Highly aligned cellulose fibers were spun ...
  • High Quality Monolayer Graphene Synthesized by Resistive Heating Cold Wall Chemical Vapor Deposition 

    Bointon, Thomas H.; Barnes, Matthew D.; Russo, Saverio; Craciun, Monica F. (Wiley-VCH Verlag, 2015-06-05)
    The growth of graphene using resistive-heating cold-wall chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is demonstrated. This technique is 100 times faster and 99% lower cost than standard CVD. A study of Raman spectroscopy, atomic force ...
  • High surface area coatings for hydrogen evolution cathodes prepared by magnetron sputtering 

    Zhang, Xiaoling; Hampshire, Joanne; Cooke, Kevin; Li, Xiaohong; Pletcher, Derek; Wright, Shaun; Hyde, Kristian (Elsevier for International Association for Hydrogen Energy, 2015-02-19)
    A novel magnetron sputtering technique is described for the deposition of durable, high surface area metal and alloy deposits (thickness up to several microns) onto nickel and steel substrates. The materials deposited ...
  • High Temperature Laser Sintering: An investigation into mechanical properties and shrinkage characteristics of Poly (Ether Ketone) structures 

    Ghita, O.; James, Edward; Davies, R.; Berretta, Silvia; Singh, B.; Flint, S.; Evans, Kenneth E. (Elsevier, 2014-09)
    This paper presents an investigation into the properties of Poly Ether Ketone (PEK) components using the commercial high temperature laser sintering system, EOSINT P800. The shrinkage and the mechanical performance of ...
  • High-resolution domestic water consumption data – Scope for leakage management and demand prediction 

    Wills, P; Memon, FA; Savic, D (Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, 2017-11)
    Challenges such as water scarcity and ever-increasing demand put an additional strain onto water distribution networks. Better asset management through leakage mitigation and demand forecasting can offset the current and ...
  • High-resolution domestic water consumption data – Scope for leakage management and demand prediction 

    Wills, P; Savic, D; Memon, FA (Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, 2017-11)
    Challenges such as water scarcity and ever-increasing demand put an additional strain onto water distribution networks. Better asset management through leakage mitigation and demand forecasting can offset the current and ...
  • Higher accuracy output feedback sliding mode control of sampled-data systems 

    Nguyen, Thang; Su, WC; Gajic, Z; Edwards, Christopher (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-12)
    The problem of output feedback sliding mode control for sampled-data systems in the presence of external disturbances is considered. The proposed output feedback control strategy helps obtain a quasi sliding mode with an ...
  • A highly attenuating and frequency tailorable annular hole phononic crystal for surface acoustic waves 

    Ash, BJ; Worsfold, SR; Vukusic, P; Nash, GR (Springer Nature, 2017-08-02)
    Surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices are widely used for signal processing, sensing and increasingly for lab-on-a-chip applications. Phononic crystals can control the propagation of SAW, analogous to photonic crystals, ...
  • A highly efficient and versatile carbon nanotube/ceramic composite filter 

    Parham, Hamed; Bates, Steven; Xia, Yongde; Zhu, Yanqiu (Elsevier, 2013)
    Carbon nanotubes were grown in the open pores of a commercial porous ceramic matrix consisting of mainly Al2O3 and SiO 2 with an average pore size of 300 and 500 μm, using a pre-formed nickel catalyst inside the pores and ...
  • The historical development of sewers worldwide 

    De Feo, Giovanni; Antoniou, George; Fardin, Hilal Franz; El-Gohary, Fatma; Zheng, Xiao Yun; Reklaityte, Ieva; Butler, David; Yannopoulos, Stavros; Angelakis, Andreas N. (MDPI, 2014)
    Although there is evidence of surface-based storm drainage systems in early Babylonian and Mesopotamian Empires in Iraq (ca. 4000-2500 BC), it is not until after ca. 3000 BC that we find evidence of the well organized and ...