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Dr Seán McSweeney

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My current research interests include Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud information security, optimal and adaptive sensor systems, mobile sensor platforms, single board computers and robotics.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Year Description
2016 R. Evans-Hurson, S. G. McSweeney, B. Vos, J. Krüse, J. J. Keating, and D. Fitzpatrick “pH Dependence of the Dissolution Rate of Enteric Coated Drug Spheres Determined by Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS)”, Dissolution Technology, Volume 23, Issue 1 (2016)
2014 D. Fitzpatrick, R. Evans-Hurson, Y. Fu, T. Burke, J. Krüse, B. Vos, S. G. McSweeney, P. Casaubieilh, J.J. Keating “Rapid profiling of enteric coated drug delivery spheres via Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS)”, Analyst 139(5), pp.1000-1006 (2014) (Front Cover publication)
2013 D. Fitzpatrick, R. Evans-Hurson, J. Krüse, B. Vos, S. G. McSweeney, P. Casaubieilh, E. O'Gorman "The relationship between dissolution, gas oversaturation and outgassing of solutions determined by Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS)", Analyst, Vol. 138, pp.5005-5010(2013)
2012 D. Fitzpatrick, E. Scanlon, J. Krüse, B. Vos, R. Evans-Hurson, E. Fitzpatrick, and S. G. McSweeney, "Blend uniformity analysis of pharmaceutical products by Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS)", International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 438(12):134 (2012)
2012 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "A Parallel Architecture Parametric Equalizer for Air-Coupled Capacitive Ultrasonic Transducers", IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferroelec. Freq. Contr., Vol. 59, No. 1, pp.9097 (2012)
2012 C. de Paor, D. Kelliher, K. Cronin, W. M. D. Wright and S. G. McSweeney, "Prediction of vacuum-induced buckling pressures of thin-walled cylinders", Thin-Walled Structures, Vol. 55, pp.110 (2012)

 

Patents

Year Description
2008 Sean G. McSweeney and William M. D. Wright, "Ultrasonic transducers", European patent application number EP08105496.7 and provisional US application number 61/102,946 available from WIPO as document WO/2010/049040.

 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Year Description
2013 D. Fitzpatrick, B. Vos, R. Evans-Hurson, J O’Brien, S. McSweeney, P. Casaubieilh, J. Kruse, “Applications of Broadband Acoustic Resonance Dissolution Spectroscopy (BARDS) in Pharmaceutical Analysis”, 3rd International APS PharmSci Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 1st-4th September (2013)
2013 W. M. D. Wright and S. G. McSweeney, "A Tethered Front-Plate Electrode CMUT for Broadband Air-Coupled Ultrasound", Proc. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, 21st-26th July 2013, paper no. 659 (2013)
2012 W. M. D. Wright and S. G. McSweeney, "Studies of Air-Coupled Capacitive Ultrasonic Transducers with TiO2 High-k Dielectric Backplate Electrode Coatings", Proc. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS 2012), Dresden, Germany, 7th-10th October 2012, paper no. 239 (2012)
2010 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "Adaptive IIR Filtering Algorithms for Enhanced CMUT Performance", Proc. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, CA, 11th-14th October 2010, pp.2036-2039 (2010)
2009 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "Real Time Adaptive Parametric Equalisation of Ultrasonic Transducers", Proc. IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, 20th-23rd September 2009, pp.2008-2010 (2009)
2009 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "Compensation Network Design for Capacitive Ultrasonic Transducers", Proc. Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC 2009), Dublin, Ireland, 10th-11th June 2009, in press (2009)
2008 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "Improving the Bandwidth of Air Coupled Capacitive Ultrasonic Transducers Using Selective Networks", Proc. 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, pp.1191-1194 (2008)
2007 S. G. McSweeney and W. M. D. Wright, "Software interface and vision system for a SCARA robot", 24th International Manufacturing Conference (IMC24), Waterford, Ireland, 29th – 31st August 2007, Vol. 2, pp.1041-1048 (2007)

 

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