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We regularly write public-domain documents which vary from peer-reviewed papers through to public presentations.

A selection is below and they are available without commitment and at no charge.

If you’d like a copy of any please e-mail, with the publication number, to

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  1. Final Report of study for European Commission DG/CONNECT ‘Smart Systems Integration & Smart Objects: How To Enable A “Fast Track To Manufacturing” In Europe’: Adams N and Pickering C: 2017.

  2. ‘CONSORTIS System Modelling and Performance’, European Microwave Conference 2017: Appleby R, Ferguson S (Queen’s University Belfast), and Petersson H (FOI): 2017.

  3. The 2017 terahertz science and technology roadmap: Chapter 15 - Terahertz components and systems for defence and security imaging pp 37-38, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics Volume 50, Number 4, 4 January 2017: Appleby R and Cooper K (Jet Propulsion Laboratory): 2017.

  4. ‘Sub-millimetre wave imaging and security - imaging performance and prediction’, Proc. SPIE 9993: Appleby R and Ferguson S (Queen’s University Belfast): 2016.

  5. Identifying research needs that keep European users awake at nights. Presented at CYBERUK conference organised by the UK GCHQ: Chisnall R: 2016.

  6. ‘Concealed object stand-off real time imaging for security: CONSORTIS’, Proc. SPIE 9642: Appleby R, Petersson H (FOI) and Ferguson S (Queen’s University Belfast): 2015.

  7. Barriers and Opportunities for SMEs in Electric Vehicle Technologies: from Research to Innovations, Springer Series Lecture Notes in Mobility - Electric Vehicle Systems Architecture and Standardization needs: Adams N, Pickering C and Brooks R (University of Coventry) : 2015.

  8. Report on EU Industry Sector [Cyber Security and Privacy] Research Needs (FP7 ‘Facilitate Industry and Research in Europe’ (FIRE) Project): Adams N, Chisnall R, Pickering C: 2014.

  9. Final EU Pan-cluster [Cyber Security] strategy and research agenda and EC recommendations: Adams N, Chisnall R, Pickering C: 2014.

  10. Report for European Commission DG/CONNECT on Trustworthy ICT: Recommendations to improve pull-through and hence industrial competitiveness [in Trustworthy ICT] for EU clusters and stakeholders: Adams N, Chisnall R et al: 2014.

  11. Mapping: Company, Markets and R&D - Gap analysis and impact assessment of the fragmentation of the European security market, presentation to SITC (Brussels): Chisnall R: 2013.

  12. Security Innovation and Growth Network Aiding Transnational Unification of Regional Economies (SIGNATURE) project: Security sectoral mapping – Supply-side mapping for Belgium, France and the UK, ERDF INTERREG IVB: Adams N, Chisnall R, Pickering C: 2012.

  13. "Phenomenology and system engineering of micro- and nano-antenna FPA sensors for detection of concealed weapons and improvised explosive devices," Proc. SPIE 8373, pp. 837329-12: R. Appleby and S. Ferguson (Queen’s University Belfast): 2012.

  14. "Simulating the operation of millimeter-wave imaging systems," Proc. SPIE 8544, pp. 85440H-854411: R. Appleby and S. Ferguson (Queen’s University Belfast): 2012.