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Recent conference papers

  • L. Battaglini, S. Laureti, M. Ricci and P. Burrascano, L.A.J. Davis and D.A. Hutchins, “The use of pulse-compression and FMCW to improve the ultrasonic NDE of highly-scattering materials”, IEEE IUS Conf. (Chicago, USA, July 2014).

  • J. Yang, O. Akanji, D.A. Hutchins and P. J. Thomas, “Time delay estimation and correlation analysis of acoustic signals in granular media using wavelet decomposition”, IEEE IUS Conf. (Chicago, USA, July 2014).

  • S. Laureti, L.A.J. Davis, M. Ricci and D.A. Hutchins, “The study of broadband acoustic metamaterials in air”, IEEE IUS Conf. (Chicago, USA, July 2014).

  • D.A. Hutchins, J. Yang, O. Akanji, L.A.J Davis and P. J. Thomas, S. Freear, S. Harput, N. Saffari and P. Gelat, “The Study of Chain-like Materials for Use in Biomedical Ultrasound”, IEEE IUS Conf. (Chicago, USA, July 2014).

  • I. Mohamed, D.A. Hutchins, L.A.J. Davis, S. Laureti, M. Ricci, “Pulse Compression Ultrasonic Non Destructive Evaluation of Thick Polymer Samples”, ECNDT 2014 (Prague, Czechoslovakia, Sept. 2014).

  • S. Laureti, L.A.J. Davis, M. Ricci, S.J. Leigh, C.P. Purssell, O. Akanji, and D.A. Hutchins, “The design of metamaterials for use at ultrasonic frequencies”Acoustofluidics 2014 Conf. (Prato, Italy, Sept. 2014).

  • Marco Ricci, Stefano Laureti, David Hutchins and Lee Davis, “A comparison of coded waveforms for air-coupled ultrasonic inspection”, IEEE DSP2013 Conf. (Santorini, Greece, 2013), paper T3A-5.

  • R.J. Green, D.A. Hutchins, C.M. Canal, A. Saleem, and L.A.J. Davis, “Near infrared personal security screening”, 2nd EU Conf. on Detection of Explosives (Rome, Italy, 2013).
  • S. J. Leigh, D. I. Woodward, D. R. Billson, R. Wang, C. Watts and D. A. Hutchins, “Additive Manufacturing Technology for Ultrasonic Applications”, ICU 2013 Conference (Singapore, May 2013)
  • D.A. Hutchins, “A comparison of non-contact techniques for nondestructive evaluation”, Laser ultrasound 2013 Conference (Yokohama, Japan, June 2013).
  • D.A. Hutchins, L.A.J. Davis and S. Tsen, “Security screening using ultrasound”, ICA2013 Conference (Montreal, Canada, June 2013)
  • D.A. Hutchins, L.A.J. Davis, R.J. Green and A. Saleem, “Combined optics and ultrasound for security screening”, in Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VIII; Proceedings of SPIE Volume: 8546, paper number 8546OC (2012).
  • D.A. Hutchins, R.J. Green, A. Saleem, L.A.J. Davis, C. Canal and R. Gupta, “Concurrent near infrared imaging and spectroscopy”, presented at QIRT 2012 Conference (Naples, Italy, 2012), paper 272.
  • D.A. Hutchins, D.R. Billson, S. Leigh, and C. Pursell, “New designs of air-coupled ultrasonic transducers using micro-stereolithography”, presented as paper 4pEAa1 at Acoustics 2012 Conf (ASA, Hong Kong).
  • D.A. Hutchins, A. Saleem, C. Canal, R.J. Green and L.A.J. Davis, “Near infrared transmission through clothing – applications in sensing and screening”, in Optics and Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VII; Proceedings of SPIE Volume: 8189, paper number 8189OK (2011).
  • D.A. Hutchins, C. Li and R.J. Green, “Acoustic methods for data transmission across a room”, presented at 161st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Seattle, USA, 2011, abstract in J. Acoust. Soc. Amer. vol. 129, issue 4, p. 2546 (2011).
  • K.S. Ho, D.A. Hutchins, DR. Billson, M.H. Li and A. Gachagan, “Extraction of Texture in Metal Sheet Using Non-Contact Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers (EMATs) and Wavelet Processing”, Presented at 2011 QNDE Conf. (Maine, USA, July 2011).
  • D.A. Hutchins, “Design of concrete for acoustic instrument construction”, Keynote paper, Culture, Society and Innovation (CSI) Hub, Leeds, 16-17 June 2011.
  • D.A. Hutchins, C.M. Canal, A. Saleem, L.A.J. Davis and R.J. Green, “Remote identification of chemicals concealed behind clothing using near infrared imaging and spectroscopy”, presented at the 1st EU Conf. on the Detection of Explosives, Avignon, France, paper PO33 (2011).
  • D.A. Hutchins, L.A.J.Davis, P.D.Jackson, D.A. Gunn, S. Assous, P.B. Wilkinson, C. Hopper and P.D. Zimmerman, “Acoustic transmission methods for road transport security screening”, presented at the 1st EU Conf. on the Detection of Explosives, Avignon, France, paper PO32 (2011).
  • A. Saleem, C. Canal, D.A. Hutchins, “NIR spectroscopy with multivariate calibration and lock-in amplification to detect chemicals concealed behind fabrics”, Paper 8018-54 of SPIE Conf. on Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Sensing XII(Proc. SPIE 78018, 2011).
  • S. Assous, C. Hopper, P.B. Wilkinson, D. Gunn, P. Jackson, D.A. Hutchins, L. Davis, and P. Zimmerman, “Optimum signals for acoustic security screening of cargo containers”, presented at ICA2010 Conference (Sydney, Australia, 2010).
  • C. Canal, A. Saleem, R.J. Green and D.A. Hutchins, “Near infrared spectroscopy for personal screening”, SPIE Conf. on Photonics for Counterterrorism and Crime Fighting VI, Toulouse, France, September 2010 (Proc. SPIE 7838, 78380G (2010);
  • X. Yin, D. A. Hutchins, and G. G. Diamond,”Capacitive Imaging Technique for NDE”, presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE Conf.,San Diego, California, July 2010.
  • D.A.Hutchins, “Electromagnetic and capacitive transducers”, IOP Physical Acoustics Tutorial Day, 23 Sept. 2010, Invited talk.
  • C. Canal, A. Saleem, R.J. Green and D.A. Hutchins,“Remote identification of chemicals concealed behind clothing by combining imaging and spectroscopy in the near infrared range”, presented at Photon 10 Conf., Southampton, UK (IOP), 2010.
  • C. Li, D.A. Hutchins and R.J. Green, “Short range ultrasonic communications in air using quadrature modulation schemes”, presented at IEEE Int. Conf. On Wireless Information Networks and Systems (Milan, Italy, 2009).
  • C. Wilson, D.A. Hutchins, L. A. J. Davis and M. C. Towner, “An ultrasonic anemometer for Mars”, presented at 155th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Paris, France, 2008).
  • D.A. Hutchins, R.C. Bradley and D.R. Billson, “Use of rapid prototyping techniques in transducer manufacture”, presented at 155th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Paris, France, 2008).
  • G.G. Diamond, D.A. Hutchins, P. Pallav and R.J. Green, “A Novel Low Cost Alternative to THz for Security and Defence Applications”, presented at SPIE Defense and Security Conference (Orlando, USA, 16-20 March 2008).
  • D.A. Hutchins, D.R. Billson and R.J. Bradley, “Polymer-based CMUTS”, Proc 19th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2007), paper ULT-04-001-IP. Conference published on CD as a special issue of the journal Revista de Acustica, Vol. 38 (2007). (Invited).
  • G. Diamond, P.Pallav and D.A. Hutchins, “Near infrared (NIR) imaging for NDE”, in 34th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Proc. AIP, volume 975, pp. 688-695 (2008).
  • G. Diamond, D.A. Hutchins and T.H. Gan, “Defect detection using capacitive imaging”, in 34th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Proc. AIP, volume 975, pp. 641-647 (2008).
  • D.A. Hutchins, P. Pallav and D.W. Schindel, “Industrial applications of air-coupled ultrasound”, Proc 19th International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2007), paper ULT-02-004-IP. Published on CD as a special issue of the journal Revista de Acustica, Vol. 38 (2007). (Invited).
  • E. Campbell, G. Hayward, L.A.J. Davis, D.A. Hutchins and R.A. Noble, “Cross-coupling in capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducer (cMUT) arrays”, presented at International Congress on Ultrasound (ICU2007), Vienna, Austria, April 2007.
  • C. Li, D.A. Hutchins and R.J. Green, “Ultrasonic wireless digital communication systems” presented at International Congress on Ultrasound (ICU2007), Vienna, Austria, April 2007.
  • P. Pallav, D.A. Hutchins and T.H.Gan, “Air-coupled ultrasonic evaluation of food materials”, presented at International Congress on Ultrasound (ICU2007), Vienna, Austria, April 2007.
  • R. J. Bradley, D. R. Billson and D. A. Hutchins, “Novel Capacitive Ultrasonic Transducers Fabricated Using Microstereolithography”, presented at 2006 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (Vancouver, Canada, October 2006), in press.
  • G. G. Diamond and D.A. Hutchins, “A new capacitive imaging technique for NDT”, presented at 2006 European Conference on NDT (Berlin, Germany, Sept. 2006), in press.
  • G. G. Diamond, D.A. Hutchins, K.K. Leong and T.H. Gan, “Electrostatic capacitive imaging: a new NDE technique”, presented at Review of Progress in Quantitative NDE Conf. (Washington State, USA), in press.
  • G. G. Diamond and D.A. Hutchins, “An electrostatic imaging technique for NDT”, presented at 2005 BINDT Conference (Harrogate, Sept. 2005).
  • L.A.J. Davis, D.A. Hutchins, R.A. Noble and D. Banfield, “The Characterisation of cMUTs at Low Gas Pressures”, Proc. 2005 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 2005), Vol. 4, 1937-1940.
  • A.P. Medley, D.A. Hutchins D.R. Billson and A. Neild, “Radiated fields of thin and flexible high frequency loudspeakers”, presented at Spring 2005 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (Vancouver, Canada) – abstract published in J. Acoust. Soc. Am. (in press). (Winner of best student paper competition).
  • K.S. Ho, T.H. Gan, D.R. Billson and D.A. Hutchins, “Application of pulse compression signal processing techniques to electromagnetic acoustic transducers (EMATs) for non-contact thickness measurements and imaging”, CD-ROM Proc. 16th World Conference on NDE (Montreal, Canada, 2004), paper 691.
  • T.H.Gan and D.A. Hutchins, “Non-contact ultrasonic measurements of food products”, Proc. 2004 CIGR International Conference•Beijing, China, 11- 14 October 2004 (in press).
  • A. P. Medley, D. R. Billson, D. A. Hutchins, and L. A. J. Davis, "A New Design of Thin and Flexible Loudspeaker." ICA 2004 (Kyoto, Japan), pp.779 – 782.
  • J. Berriman, A. Neild, D.A. Hutchins, T.H. Gan and P. Purnell, "Time-Frequency Analysis of Non-Contact Ultrasonic Signals for the NDE of Concrete." Proceedings of ICA 2004 (Kyoto, Japan), pp. 1599 - 1602.
  • P. Purnell, T.H. Gan, D.A. Hutchins, “Advanced ultrasonics and concrete: air-coupling, broadband acoustic transducers and pulse compression”. Abstracts: Cement and Concrete Science, University of Greenwich, UK, 2/3 September 2002. pp. 3-4.
  • P. Purnell, D.A. Hutchins, N. Berriman, T.H. Gan, “Advanced ultrasonic for non-destructive diagnostics in concrete”, Abstracts: Cement and Concrete Science, University of Leeds, UK, 8-9 September, 2003, pp.109-112.
  • J. Berriman, T.H. Gan, D.A. Hutchins, P. Purnell, "Non-Contact Ultrasonic Interrogation of Concrete", International Symposium of Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE), September 16-19, 2003 in Berlin, Germany, paper 54 (ISBN 3-931381-49-8).
  • A. Neild, D.A. Hutchins, T.J. Robertson and D.R. Billson, “Imaging using air-coupled polymer-membrane capacitive ultrasonic arrays”, presented at Ultrasonics International 2003 (Granada, Spain), paper to be published in Ultrasonics journal.
  • J.S. McIntosh, A. Neild, D.A. Hutchins, D.R.Billson, R.A. Noble and R.R. Davies, “Nearfield Modelling of Small Arrays of Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonics Transducers (cMUTs)”, presented at Ultrasonics International 2003 (Granada, Spain), paper to be published in Ultrasonics journal.
  • T. H. Gan, T. J. Robertson, D. A. Hutchins and D. W. Schindel, “Ultrasonic imaging of thin materials using high resolution air-coupled transducers”, presented at Acoustical Imaging 2003, Saarbruken, Germany, in press
  • D.A. Hutchins, T.J. Robertson and D.R. Billson, “New designs of focused air-coupled ultrasonic transducer” presented at Forum Acusticum 2002, Sevilla, Spain. Abstract in Acta Acustica 88, S141; full paper in Revista de Acustica 33, no. 3-4, paper Ultr-04-001-IP (Invited).
  • J.S. McIntosh, D.A. Hutchins, D.R. Billson, R.A. Noble, R.R. Davies and L. Coker, “SAFT Imaging using immersed capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers”, Proc. 2nd International Workshop on MUTs (Besancon, France, 2002), pp.82-86.
  • A. Neild, D.A. Hutchins, T.J. Robertson, D.W. Schindel, “Theoretical model of a planar piston field focussed by reflection” Proc. 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Munich, Germany, pp. 1163-1166.
  • J.S. McIntosh, D.A. Hutchins, D.R. Billson, R.A. Noble, R.R. Davies and L. Coker, “SAFT Imaging using immersed capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers”, Proc. 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Munich, Germany, pp. 993-996.
  • R.A. Noble, R.R. Davies, D.O. King, M.M. Day, A.R.D. Jones, J.S. McIntosh and D.A. Hutchins, “Low temperature micromachined cMUTs with fully-integrated front-end electronics”, Proc. 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Munich Germany, pp. 1018-1023 (Invited).
  • T.H Gan, D.A. Hutchins and D.R. Billson, “High resolution air-coupled imaging of thin materials”, Proc. 2002 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, Munich, Germany, pp.875-878.
  • T.H Gan, D.A. Hutchins and R.J. Green, “Swept frequency multiplication (SFM) techniques for improved air-coupled ultrasonic NDE”, Proc. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (Bellingham, Washington, USA, July 2002), Vol. 22A, pp. 620-627.
  • T.H Gan, D.A. Hutchins and D.R. Billson, “Wide bandwidth air-coupled ultrasonic testing of food containers in air”, Proc. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation (Bellingham, Washington, USA, July 2002), Vol. 22B, pp. 1689-1696.
  • D.W. Choi, C. McIntyre, D.A. Hutchins and D.R. Billson,"Gas jet as a waveguide for air-coupled ultrasound", presented at International Congress on Acoustics (Rome, Italy, September 2001), Vol. 2, Measurement Techniques and Transducers Section, pp. 52-53.
  • D.W. Choi, D.A. Hutchins and D.R. Billson,"Gas jet as a waveguide for air-coupled ultrasonics", Proc. Ultrasonics Int. 2001 Conf. (Delft, The Nederlands), published in Ultrasonics 40, 145-151 (2002).
  • J.S. McIntosh, D.A. Hutchins, D.R. Billson, T.J. Robertson, R.A. Noble and A.D.R. Jones,"The characterisation of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers in air", Proc. Ultrasonics Int. 2001 Conf. (Delft, The Nederlands), published in Ultrasonics 40, 477-483 (2002).
  • T.J. Robertson, D.A. Hutchins, J.S. McIntosh, D.R. Billson, R.A. Noble and A.R.D. Jones,"Radiated fields of rectangular air-coupled micromachined transducers", Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, v 2, (2001), p 891-894.
  • R.A. Noble, R.R. Davies, L. Koker, K.M. Brunson, A.R.D. Jones, T.J. Robertson, D.A. Hutchins, J.S. McIntosh, and D.R. Billson,"Cost-effective and manufacturable route to the fabrication of high-density 2D micromachined transducer arrays and CMOS signal conditioning electronics on the same silicon substrate", Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, v 2, (2001), p 941-944.
  • J.S. McIntosh, D.A. Hutchins, T.J. Robertson, A. Nield, D.R. Billson, R.A. Noble and A.R.D. Jones,"Micromachined capacitive transducer arrays for imaging in air", Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, v 2, (2001), p 929-932.
  • T.H. Gan, D.A. Hutchins, P.W. Carpenter and D.R. Billson,"Simultaneous reconstruction of flow and temperature cross-sections in gas jets using air-coupled ultrasonic tomography", Proceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium, v 1, (2001), p 623-626.


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