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  • Yurchenko, Vladimir; Murphy, John Anthony; Barton, John; Verheggen, Jaap; Rodgers, Kenneth (Horizon House, 2008)
    Dual-layer frequency-selective subwavelength grid polarizers on thin-film dielectric substrates are proposed for THz and sub-THz applications. The dual-layer grids possess enhanced (squared) polarizing efficiency at a ...
  • Walsh, Michael; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2009)
    A methodology for improved power controller switching in mobile Body Area Networks operating within the ambient healthcare environment is proposed. The work extends Anti-windup and Bumpless transfer results to provide a ...
  • Buckley, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009-07)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to develop a highly miniaturized wireless inertial sensor system based on a novel 3D packaging technique using a flexible printed circuit (FPC). The device is very suitable for wearable ...
  • Shen, Chong; Harte, Seán; Popovici, Emanuel M.; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John (Springer, 2009-09-09)
    In this research we focus on the Tyndall 25mm and 10mm nodes energy-aware topology management to extend sensor network lifespan and optimise node power consumption. The two tiered Tyndall Heterogeneous Automated Wireless ...
  • Gaffney, Mark; O'Flynn, Brendan; Mathewson, Alan; Buckley, John; Barton, John; Angove, Philip; Vcelak, Jan; Ó Conaire, Ciarán; Healy, Graham; Moran, Kieran; O'Connor, Noel E.; Coyle, Shirley; Kelly, Philip; Caulfield, Brian; Conroy, Luke ([IEEE], 2009-09-24)
    A wearable WIMU (Wireless Inertial Measurement Unit) [1] system for sports applications based on Tyndall's 25mm mote technology [2] has been developed to identify tennis performance determining factors, giving coaches & ...
  • Walsh, Michael; O'Grady, Michael J.; Dragone, Mauro; Tynan, Richard; Ruzzelli, Antonio; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; O'Hare, Gregory M.P.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2010-07)
    Emerging healthcare applications can benefit enormously from recent advances in pervasive technology and computing. This paper introduces the CLARITY Modular Ambient Health and Wellness Measurement Platform:, which is a ...
  • McGibney, Eoin; Barton, John; Floyd, Liam; Tassie, Paul; Barrett, John (IEEE, 2011-01)
    Flexible circuit board materials can be used to advantage in radio frequency and high-speed digital systems but an obstacle to their use is the lack of availability of information on the electrical properties of materials ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Tyndyk, Magdalena; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan (2011-01-28)
    In professional sports there are in general three steps required to improve performance namely task definition, training and performance assessment. This process is iteratively repeated and feedback generated from ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Fee, Anthony; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Hayes, Martin J.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (South China University of Technology and Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, CAS. Springer-Verlag, 2011-02)
    A hybrid methodology is proposed for use in low power, safety critical wireless sensor network applications, where quality-of-service orientated transceiver output power control is required to operate in parallel with radio ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Tyndyk, Magdalena; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (2011-03-17)
    Advanced sensory systems address a number of major obstacles towards the provision for cost effective and proactive rehabilitation. Many of these systems employ technologies such as high-speed video or motion capture to ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Hayes, Martin J.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Mahdi Alavi, Seyed Mohammad (IGI Global, 2011-04)
    This paper proposes a methodology for improved power controller switching in mobile Body Area Networks operating within the ambient healthcare environment. The work extends Anti-windup and Bumpless transfer results to ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Gaffney, Mark; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Hickey, Anne; Kellett, John (IEEE, 2011-05)
    This paper provides a system description and preliminary results for an ongoing clinical study currently being carried out at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital, Nenagh, Ireland. The goal of the trial is to determine if ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Tyndyk, Magdalena; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2011-05-25)
    This work performs an extensive charterisation of precision targeted throwing in professional and recreational darts. The goal is to identify the contributing factors for lateral drift or throwing inaccuracy in the ...
  • Ye, Tingcong; Walsh, Michael; Haigh, Peter; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan (Insitution of Engineering and Technology, 2011-06)
    Ultra Wide Band (UWB) transmission has recently been the object of considerable attention in the field of next generation location aware wireless sensor networks. This is due to its fine time resolution, energy efficient ...
  • O'Connell, Seán; Barton, John; O'Connell, Eoin; O'Flynn, Brendan; Schoofs, Anthony; Popovici, Emanuel M.; Ruzzelli, Antonio G.; O'Hare, Gregory M.P.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2011-06-29)
    This work presents the design and evaluation of the REAM (Remote Electricity Actuation and Monitoring) node based around the modular Tyndall Mote platform. The REAM node enables the user to remotely actuate power to a ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Tyndyk, Magdalena; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (International Society of Biomechanics in Sports, 2011-07)
    The purpose of this preliminary study is to identify signs of fatigue in specific muscle groups that in turn directly influence accuracy in professional darts. Electromyography (EMG) sensors are employed to monitor the ...
  • Popovici, Emanuel M.; Boyle, David; O'Connell, Seán; Faul, Stephen; Angove, Philip; Buckley, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2011-08-31)
    This paper presents a novel architecture and its implementation for a versatile, miniaturised mote which can communicate concurrently using a variety of combinations of ISM bands, has increased processing capability, ...
  • Gavin, Maurice; Ghosh, Bidisha; Pakrashi, Vikram; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Lawson, Anneka (Irish Transportation Research Network, 2011-09)
    In a road network, cyclists are the group exposed to the maximum amount of risk. Route choice of a cyclist is often based on level of expertise, perceived or actual road risks, personal decisions, weather conditions and a ...
  • Barton, John; Včelák, Jan; Torres-Sanchez, Javier; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Donahoe, Robert V. (IEEE, 2011-10)
    A novel miniaturised system for measurement of the in-flight characteristics of an arrow is introduced in this paper. The system allows the user to measure in-flight parameters such as the arrow’s speed, kinetic energy ...
  • Walsh, Michael; Tyndyk, Magdalena; Barton, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2011-10-31)
    This work employs a custom built body area network of wireless inertial measurement technology to conduct a biomechanical analysis of precision targeted throwing in competitive and recreational darts. The solution is ...