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8 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Mar 1 2016, In : Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontroller
Permanent Magnet
Microcontrollers
Converter
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design and implementation of a microcontroller based buck boost converter as a smooth starter for permanent magnet motor

Ravi, S., Mezhuyev, V., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Sukumar, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Telkomnika (Telecommunication Computing Electronics and Control). 1, 3, p. 566-574 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starters
Microcontrollers
Permanent magnets
DC-DC converters
Electric potential
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design and implementation of Bridgeless Cuk Converter for controlled BLDC motor

Ahmed, S. F., Iyswarya Annapoorani, K. & Ravi, S., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Control Theory and Applications. 9, 2, p. 821-832 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

DC-DC converters
Power converters
Inductance
Heat sinks
Electric potential

Determination of the Most Effective Concentration of Deet and Permethrin in A Mosquito Repellent Soap and Assay of the Active Ingredients

Mtisi, F., Parekh, C. T., Ochieng, A. & Chiririwa, H., 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Chemistry. 12, 2, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Permethrin
Soaps (detergents)
Assays
DEET
Fragrances
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric relaxation and conduction mechanisms in sprayed TiO2 thin films as a function of the annealing temperature

Juma, A., Acik, I. O., Mere, A. & Krunks, M., Apr 1 2016, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 122, 4, 359.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dielectric relaxation
Annealing
Thin films
Titanium dioxide
Electric properties
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dual-gate polysilicon nanoribbon biosensors enable high sensitivity detection of proteins

Zeimpekis, I., Sun, K., Hu, C., Ditshego, N. M. J., Thomas, O., De Planque, M. R. R., Chong, H. M. H., Morgan, H. & Ashburn, P., Mar 8 2016, In : Nanotechnology. 27, 16, 165502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoribbons
Carbon Nanotubes
Polysilicon
Biosensors
Proteins

Dual Solutions for Homogeneous-Heterogeneous Reactions on Stagnation Point Flow Over a Stretching/Shrinking Sheet in a Non-Darcy Porous Medium Saturated with a Nanofluid

Shaw, S., RamReddy, C., Murthy, P. V. S. N. & Sibanda, P., 2016, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 5, 3, p. 408-415 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

porous medium
boundary layer
diffusivity
titanium
skin
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamical measurement of the stellar surface density of face-on galaxies

Angus, G. W., Gentile, G. & Famaey, B., Jan 1 2016, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 585, A17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mass to light ratios
galaxies
scale height
extremely high frequencies
stellar mass

Effect of calcium lignosulphonate on the particulate processes during hydrogen reduction of nickel ammine sulphate solutions

Iloy, R. A. & Ntuli, F., 2016, In : Hydrometallurgy. 164, p. 321-329 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nickel sulfates
Hydrogen
Calcium
Particle size analysis
Powders
4 Citations (Scopus)
dissolved inorganic carbon
evapotranspiration
carbon
climate
river
40 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of gallium doping on the structural, optical and electrical properties of zinc oxide thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis

Muchuweni, E., Sathiaraj, T. S. & Nyakotyo, H., Jun 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 8, p. 10066-10070 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Gallium
Spray pyrolysis
Zinc oxide
Oxide films
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of pulp chemistry and solids on a froth bubble size measurement method

Bhondayi, C., Moys, M. H. & Danha, G., Sep 1 2016, In : Powder Technology. 297, p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulp
Flotation
Coalescence
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of subthreshold slope on the sensitivity of nanoribbon sensors

Sun, K., Zeimpekis, I., Hu, C., Ditshego, N. M. J., Thomas, O., De Planque, M. R. R., Chong, H. M. H., Morgan, H. & Ashburn, P., Jun 3 2016, In : Nanotechnology. 27, 28, 285501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoribbons
Carbon Nanotubes
Transistors
Sensors
Nanowires
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Daniella oliveri Wood Flour Characteristics on the Processing and Functional Properties of Wood Polymer Composites

Olakanmi, E. O., Thompson, O. M., Vunain, E., Doyoyo, M. & Meijboom, R., Jun 10 2016, In : Materials and Manufacturing Processes. 31, 8, p. 1073-1084 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wood
Polymers
Composite materials
Processing
Polyethylene
23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of slip on nonlinear convection in nanofluid flow on stretching surfaces

Shaw, S., Kameswaran, P. K. & Sibanda, P., Dec 1 2016, In : Boundary Value Problems. 2016, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stretching Surface
Nanofluid
Slip Boundary Condition
Slip
Convection
1 Citation (Scopus)

Elastoviscoplastic Fluid Flow in Non-Circular Tubes: Transversal Field and Interplay of Elasticity and Plasticity

Letelier, M. F., Barrera, C., Gonzalez, A. & Dennis, S., 2016, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Plasticity
Fluid Flow
Elasticity
Flow of fluids
Tube
1 Citation (Scopus)

eLearning hands-on: blending interactive eLearning with practical engineering laboratory

Kiravu, C., Yanev, K. M., Tunde, M. O., Jeffrey, A. M., Schoenian, D. & Renner, A., 2016, In : International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. 33, 5, p. 278-299 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrical engineering
engineering
electrical engineering
Botswana
communication technology
14 Citations (Scopus)

Energy patterns in coupled α-helix protein chains with diagonal and off-diagonal couplings

Tabi, C. B., Ondoua, R. Y., Ekobena Fouda, H. P. & Kofané, T. C., Jan 1 2016, In : Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics. 380, 31-32, p. 2374-2381 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
helices
proteins
spine
direct numerical simulation
plane waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of correct knowledge of key danger signs in pregnancy among antenatal clinic attendees at a tertiary health facility in Nigeria

Morhason-Bello, I. O., Fagbamigbe, A. F., Mumuni, T. O., Adesina, O. A., Abdus-Salam, A. R., Ifemeje, A. & Ojengbede, O. A., Mar 1 2016, In : Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice. 19, 2, p. 227-232 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Facilities
Nigeria
Pregnant Women
Pregnancy
Religion
10 Citations (Scopus)

Exergy analysis of solid desiccant-vapour compression hybrid air conditioning system

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2016, In : International Journal of Exergy. 20, 4, p. 517-535 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Air conditioning
Compaction
Vapors
Industry

Experimental Investigation of a Finned Pentaerythritol-based Heat Storage Unit for Solar Cooking at 150-200 ̊C

Nkhonjera, L., Kuboth, M., König-Haagen, A., John, G., King'ondu, C. K., Brüggemann, D. & Bello-Ochende, T., Aug 2016, In : Energy Procedia. 93, p. 160-167 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Heat storage
Cooking
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Phase change materials
32 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation on solid desiccant-vapor compression hybrid air-conditioning system in hot and humid weather

Jani, D. B., Mishra, M. & Sahoo, P. K., 2016, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 104, p. 556-564 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Air conditioning
Atmospheric humidity
Compaction
Vapors
Cooling systems

Experimental study of the characteristics of transformer oil and some selected vegetable oils

Tola, O. J., Zungeru, A. M., Usifo, F. O. & Garba, A. J., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Research in Africa. 23, p. 13-23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulating oil
Vegetable oils
Mineral oils
Palm oil
Oilseeds
4 Citations (Scopus)
DC-DC converters
Electric potential
Energy conversion
MATLAB
Conversion efficiency
26 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental verification of multipartite entanglement in quantum networks

McCutcheon, W., Pappa, A., Bell, B. A., McMillan, A., Chailloux, A., Lawson, T., Mafu, M., Markham, D., Diamanti, E., Kerenidis, I., Rarity, J. G. & Tame, M. S., Nov 9 2016, In : Nature Communications. 7, 13251.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Optics and Photonics
Automatic Data Processing
Photons
Network protocols
quantum communication
greenstone
Archean
terrane
granite
gravity
26 Citations (Scopus)

Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose from Pretreated Ficus (Peepal Tree) Leaf Fibers

Reddy, K. O., Uma Maheswari, C., Muzenda, E., Shukla, M. & Rajulu, A. V., Jan 2 2016, In : Journal of Natural Fibers. 13, 1, p. 54-64 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
Fibers
Lignin
Thermodynamic stability
Forestry
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fixed points of bregman relatively nonexpansive mappings and solutions of variational inequality problems

Alghamdi, M. A., Shahzad, N. & Zegeye, H., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Nonlinear Science and Applications. 9, 5, p. 2541-2552 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relatively Nonexpansive Mapping
Variational Inequality Problem
Fixed point
Monotone Mapping
Fixed Point Set

Forced Convection Heat Transfer in Transversally Corrugated Tubes

Akyildiz, F. T. & Dennis, S., 2016, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

General strategies to increase the repeatability in non-target screening by liquid chromatography-high resolution mass spectrometry

Bader, T., Schulz, W., Kümmerer, K. & Winzenbacher, R., 2016, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 935, p. 173-186 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquid chromatography
Liquid Chromatography
Mass spectrometry
liquid chromatography
Mass Spectrometry
3 Citations (Scopus)

Growth kinetics of racemic heptahelicene-2-carboxylic acid nanowires on calcite (104)

Einax, M., Richter, T., Nimmrich, M., Rahe, P., Stará, I. G., Starỳ, I., Kühnle, A. & Maass, P., 2016, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 145, 13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat Transfer in Non-circular Tubes with Nonlinear Viscoelastic Fluids Including Viscous Dissipation

Letelier, M. F., Barrera, C., Dennis, S., Gonzalez, A. & Boutaous, M., 2016, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Highly conductive and transparent Ga-doped ZnO thin films deposited by chemical spray pyrolysis

Moditswe, C., Muiva, C. M. & Juma, A., Oct 1 2016, In : Optik. 127, 20, p. 8317-8325 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spray pyrolysis
pyrolysis
sprayers
Doping (additives)
Thin films
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hochschild cohomology of a Sullivan algebra

Maphane, O., 2016, In : Petroleum Abstracts. 1, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algebra
Vector spaces

Hyperbolic equations of von Karman type

Cherrier, P. & Milani, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S. 9, 1, p. 125-137 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elliptic Systems
Strong Solution
Hyperbolic Systems
Hyperbolic Equations
2 Citations (Scopus)

Identification of differentially expressed genes during lace plant leaf development

Rantong, G., Van Der Kelen, K., Van Breusegem, F. & Gunawardena, A. H. L. A. N., Jun 1 2016, In : International Journal of Plant Sciences. 177, 5, p. 419-431 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leaf development
apoptosis
gene
genes
ubiquitin
10 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of ozonation in removing organic micro-pollutants in primary and secondary municipal wastewater: effect of process parameters

Mecha, A. C., Onyango, M. S., Ochieng, A. & Momba, M. N. B., 2016, In : Water Science and Technology. 74, 3, p. 756-765

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Ozonization
Wastewater
wastewater
Ozone
ozone
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Charcoal
soil amendments
charcoal
Cadmium
polluted soils

Influence of the Inertia on Magnetic Drug Targeting in Microvessel-Casson Model

Sutradhar, A., Murthy, P. V. S. N. & Shaw, S., 2016, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 5, 6, p. 928-934 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Intercept-resend attack on six-state quantum key distribution over collective-rotation noise channels

Garapo, K., Mafu, M. & Petruccione, F., Jul 1 2016, In : Chinese Physics B. 25, 7, 070303.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

channel noise
attack
quantum communication
bit error rate
receivers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating the self-healing behaviour of under-aged and 60Sn-40Pb alloy reinforced aluminium hybrid composites

Oladijo, O. P., Bodunrin, M. O., Sobiyi, K., Maledi, N. B. & Alaneme, K. K., Dec 1 2016, In : Thin Solid Films. 620, p. 201-205 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hybrid composites
healing
Ashes
Aluminum
aluminum
3 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of surface porosity measurements and compaction pressure as means to ensure consistent contact angle determinations

Holm, R., Borkenfelt, S., Allesø, M., Andersen, J. E. T., Beato, S. & Holm, P., Feb 10 2016, In : International Journal of Pharmaceutics. 498, 1-2, p. 355-361 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wettability
Porosity
Pressure
Excipients
Dosage Forms
9 Citations (Scopus)

Low-cost top-down zinc oxide nanowire sensors through a highly transferable ion beam etching for healthcare applications

Sun, K., Zeimpekis, I., Hu, C., Ditshego, N. M. J., Thomas, O., De Planque, M. R. R., Chong, H. M. H., Morgan, H. & Ashburn, P., Mar 5 2016, In : Microelectronic Engineering. 153, p. 96-100 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
zinc oxides
Ion beams
Nanowires
12 Citations (Scopus)
Zinc Oxide
Gallium
Zinc oxide
Aluminum
Oxide films
27 Citations (Scopus)

M31N 2008-12a - The REMARKABLE RECURRENT NOVA in M31: PANCHROMATIC OBSERVATIONS of the 2015 ERUPTION

Darnley, M. J., Henze, M., Bode, M. F., Hachisu, I., Hernanz, M., Hornoch, K., Hounsell, R., Kato, M., Ness, J. U., Osborne, J. P., Page, K. L., Ribeiro, V. A. R. M., Rodríguez-Gil, P., Shafter, A. W., Shara, M. M., Steele, I. A., Williams, S. C., Arai, A., Arcavi, I., Barsukova, E. A. & 35 others, Boumis, P., Chen, T., Fabrika, S., Figueira, J., Gao, X., Gehrels, N., Godon, P., Goranskij, V. P., Harman, D. J., Hartmann, D. H., Hosseinzadeh, G., Horst, J. C., Itagaki, K., José, J., Kabashima, F., Kaur, A., Kawai, N., Kennea, J. A., Kiyota, S., Kučáková, H., Lau, K. M., Maehara, H., Naito, H., Nakajima, K., Nishiyama, K., O'Brien, T. J., Quimby, R., Sala, G., Sano, Y., Sion, E. M., Valeev, A. F., Watanabe, F., Watanabe, M., Williams, B. F. & Xu, Z., Dec 20 2016, In : Astrophysical Journal. 833, 2, 149.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

volcanic eruptions
volcanic eruption
Swift observatory
Andromeda Galaxy
wavelength

Magnetic Drug Targeting in an Impermeable Microvessel with the Influence of Inertia of Multifunctional Carrier Particle

Sutradhar, A., Murthy, P. V. S. N. & Shaw, S., 2016, In : Journal of Nanofluids. 5, 5, p. 728-735 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Mann and Ishikawa-Type Iterative Schemes for Approximating Fixed Points of Multi-valued Non-Self Mappings

Tufa, A. R. & Zegeye, H., Dec 1 2016, In : Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics. 13, 6, p. 4369-4384 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iterative Scheme
Fixed point
Converge
Lipschitz
Hilbert space