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A joint work between the University of Bologna (Luca De Marchi, Nicola Testoni and Federica Zonzini) and Goethe University Frankfurt (Chris Kexel and me) was accepted for publication in IEEE Access. Abstract: This paper demonstrates the use of guided elastic waves (GEW) for multiple-in and multiple-out (MIMO) data communication in the framework of a structural...
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We have had an amazing automatic detection with our camera systems installed at the wind met mast in Flachau (cooperation with Windsfeld GmbH, Austria). Two of our fish eye cameras measured meteors as shown on the videos below. Press release: https://www.pressreader.com/austria/salzburger-nachrichten/20201121/282471416406000 Camera 1 (rotated video)   Camera 1 (overlayed with daylight image, semi transparent)  ...
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I was invited to present the latest developments in the MultiRadar project and PRIA-WIND project at the conference “Smart technologies for wildlife conservation and wind energy“ organized by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation. More than 230 participants have joined the presentation. Link: https://www.natur-und-erneuerbare.de/aktuelles/details/naturvertraegliche-windenergienutzung-durch-smarte-technologien-im-artenschutz/
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Researchers met at Hochschule Bochum for the DFG scientific network meeting “Towards a holistic quality assessment for guided wave-based SHM”. More information on the project can be found here: https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/424954879?language=en
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Millimeter wave radar technology was installed on a wind measuring mast in the alpine region. This sensor installation is a partnership with Windsfeld GmbH (https://www.windsfeld.at/index.html and https://www.windsfeld.at/imageandfilms.html) More information: https://salzburg.orf.at/stories/3066964/   Photos: Moritz Mälzer
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The Journal of Sound and Vibration (impact factor of 3.429 in 2019) publishes our article on ultrasonic data transmission across metal structures affected by environmental conditions.   Abstract: Variable environmental conditions present a major hurdle for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) systems which involve the signal processing of Ultrasonic Guided Waves (UGW). Two important cases of...
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A journal paper describing a contribution to the open guided waves platform has been accepted for publication in Applied Sciences. Abstract: The third dataset dedicated to the Open Guided Waves platform aims at carbon fiber composite plates with an additional omega stringer at constant temperature conditions. The two structures used in this work are representative...
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Dear Colleagues, This Special Issue is aimed at the submission of both review and original research articles related to smart sensors in the framework of a structural health monitoring (SHM) system. This includes sensor technologies that automatically detect damage based on its direct sensing principle. On the other hand, a smart sensor or smart sensor...
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Ultra-wideband microwave radiation can be used for damage detection and damage localization on the surface of metallic structures. An article describing the methodology has been published in the International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies. Abstract: Electromagnetic waves in the microwave and millimeter-wave frequency range are used in nondestructive testing and structural health monitoring applications...
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The detection of rain using mm-wave radar has been demonstrated in our recent research. Numerical simulations were able to model the experimental measurements. A journal paper was accepted in IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.   Abstract: Radar technology in the mm-wave frequency band offers many interesting features for...
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