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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221738
Description: Crop production problems are common in Sri Lanka which severely effect rural farmers, agriculture sector and the country's economy as a whole. A deeper analysis revealed that the root cause was farmer ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249621
Description: We employ planar silicon photonic crystal "photonic boron nitride" to observe Dirac physics in guided optical modes, by breaking the inversion symmetry of a honeycomb lattice of air holes to open an o ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1258468
Description: We employ "photonic boron nitride" - a silicon photonic crystal slab composed of a honeycomb lattice of holes - to observe Dirac physics of guided optical modes. The lattice is composed of two compone ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1260109
Description: In this paper, we investigate the feasibility and potential performance of applying an antenna array of directional elements such as horn antennas for mmWave point-to-multipoint communications. We pro ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1208991
Description: This paper presents an effective technique for radiation patterns improvement of a Febry-Perot cavity antenna by improving the near field phase distribution. A printed structure named phase correcting ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196379
Description: We present six new planetary nebulae (PNe) discovered in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) from deep UK Schmidt telescope (UKST) narrow band Ha and broad-band short- red "SR" continuum images and confi ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1222229
Description: In this paper we explore the application of a recent breed of distributed systems, graph processing frameworks in particular, to solving complex research problems. These frameworks are designed to tak ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1195422
Description: Transverse permittivity gradients in superstrates of extremely wideband resonant cavity antennas (RCAs) require the dielectric constant of the superstrate to change from a high value in the centre, to ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1258613
Description: This paper focuses on WiFi indoor positioning based on received signal strength, a common local positioning approach with a number of prominent advantages such as low cost and ease of deployment. Weig ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1202815
Description: In this paper, two approaches in fabricating textile antennas with double-layer embroidery technique, as one of the way to increase the textile antennas' efficiency, are discussed and compared. In the ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1195465
Description: Using stochastic geometry, downlink (DL) coverage probability in slot-based two-tier heterogeneous cellular networks (HCNs) is studied. Two traffic patterns namely slotted-asynchronous and exponential ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249812
Description: We describe a novel dual-core polymer optical fiber (POF) made of PMMA-PC with an axial air-hole for fluid sensing. Numerical calculations show a sensitivity up to 229,200 %/RIU in the wavelength of 9 ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1258670
Description: SRAM-based Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) are susceptible to radiation-induced Single Event Upsets (SEUs). Techniques for partially reconfiguring corrupted modules of Triple Modular Redundant ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1195629
Description: In Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), the optimal-solution such as Dirty Paper Coding (DPC) or the sub-optimal solution Zeroforcing Beamforming ( ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1074690
Description: Treatment of sewage sludge is a major environmental concern for society. One treatment option that converts wastes into valuable biofuels is pyrolysis. The aim of this study was to investigate the eff ... More
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