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Associate Professor Stephen Hinckley

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5710, Email: s.hinckley@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.250
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5710  
Email: s.hinckley@ecu.edu.au   
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.250  

 

Stephen is an Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Engineering.

Staff Qualifications

  • PhD, The University of New South Wales .

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • Next Generation Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2014,  $1,725,000.
  • Gamma Pre-Irradiation Effects in Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors for Radiation Dosimetry,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  AINSE Research Projects,  2013 - 2014,  $3,895.
  • Wireless sensing in forests for the detection and monitoring of biosecurity hazards and forest fires,  Nortel Networks,  Grant - Development,  2011,  $25,000.
  • Gamma-ray dosimetry with optical fibre Bragg grating sensors,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2012,  $7,500.
  • A State of the Art Surface Characterisation Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2012 - 2013,  $1,691,345.
  • Nanoscale Charaterisation Centre for Western Australia ( NCC WA ),  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2006 - 2011,  $9,761,000.
  • Gamma Irradiation Effects in Fibre-Bragg Grating Optical Sensors,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2010,  $3,865.
  • WA Centre of Excellence for Microphotonic Systems,  Department of Industry and Resources,  Centre of Excellence,  2004 - 2009,  $7,314,970.
  • Development of advanced technology for casting complex 'High Quality' alloy products using a shell moulding in a centrifugal casting process,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2006 - 2007,  $64,594.
  • The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Focussed Ion Beam Nanofabrication and Milling Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2007,  $500,000.
  • The Nanoscale Characterisation Centre WA Analytical Biological Transmission Electron Microscope Facility,  Australian Research Council,  Grant - Linkage (Infrastructure),  2006,  $1,440,000.
  • IBIC Investigation of Ion Implanted Silicon Wafers,  Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering,  Grant,  2003 - 2005,  $6,198.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Biomedical Image Signal Processing for Reflection-Based Imaging. Biomedical Engineering - Technical Applications in Medicine, 361-386, Croatia, DOI: 10.5772/50213.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Distributed optical fibre smart sensors for structural health monitoring. Structural Health Monitoring 2011: Condition Based Maintenance and Intelligent Structures, 2(156), 2050-2057, Lancaster, England.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Wireless communications and power supply for in-vivo biomedical devices using acoustic transmissions. Biomedical Engineering: Trends in Electronics, Communications and Software, 111-130, Croatia.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2011), Extrinsic evolution of the stacked gradient poly-homojunction photodiode genre. Advances in Photodiodes, 181-204, Croatia.

Journal Articles

  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Modeling of low coherence interferometry using broadband multi-Gaussian light sources. Photonic Sensors, 2(3), 247-258, China, DOI: 10.1007/s13320-012-00069-0.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A Fibre Bragg Grating sensor as a receiver for acoustic communications signals. Sensors, 11(1), 455-471, DOI: 10.3390/s110100455.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Pspice simulation of an electro-acoustic communications channel. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 57(4), 981 - 985, United States, DOI: 10.1109/TUFFC.2010.1503.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Spatial Performance of Acousto-Ultrasonic Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor. IEEE Sensors Journal, 10(4), 805 - 806, DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2009.2038232.

Conference Publications

  • Allwood, G., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2013), Optical Fiber Bragg grating based intrusion detection systems for homeland security. 2013 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2013) Proceedings, 66 - 70, Piscataway, NJ, USA, DOI: 10.1109/SAS.2013.6493558.
  • Jansz, P., Wild, G., Richardson, S., Hinckley, S., (2012), Low Coherence Interferometry Modelling using Combined Broadband Gaussian Light Sources. Proceedings of SPIE, 8351(31 Jan - 3 Feb 2012), 83510C1-7, Bellingham, WA, USA, DOI: 10.1117/12.916030.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), In-Ground Optical Fibre Bragg Grating Pressure Switch for Security Applications. Proceedings of the SPIE, 8351(31 Jan - 3 Feb 2012), 8351N1-5, Bellingham, WA, USA, DOI: 10.1117/12.914446.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2012), Enhanced UV-Blue Response of Back Illuminated Deep Double Junction CMOS Compatible Photodiode Pixels; a Simulation Study of High Resolution Pixel Arrays. COMMAD 2012 Proceedings, 211-212, USA, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2012.6472435.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), A Comparison of InGaAs and Ge Photonic Power Converters for Long Wavelength Power Over Fibre. COMMAD 2012 Proceedings, 15-16, USA, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2012.6472337.
  • Oswald, D., Baccini, D., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2012), Improving Engineering Students? Skills using a Digital Storage Oscilloscope using Multimedia Resources. Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education, 9p., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Barr, J., Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2012), Low-Cost Educational Optical Coherence Tomography System for Thickness MeasurmentsTomography System for Thickness Measurments. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Baccini, D., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., Banos, C., Davies, JB., (2012), Gamma Irradiation in Fibre Bragg Gratings. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Oswald, D., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Developing an Educational Video for Utilising an Oscilloscope in First Year Physics. Proceedings of the 20th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1-4, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2012), Wavelength Division Multiplexing of a Fibre Bragg Grating Sensor using Transmit-Reflect Detection System. Proceedings of 37th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2012, 1-4, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Power over fibre: Material properties of homojunction photovoltaic micro-cells. 2011 6th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Application (DELTA), 78-82, Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/DELTA.2011.66.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2011), A stationary optical delay line for low coherence interferometry. 2011 6th IEEE International Symposium on Electronic Design, Test and Application (DELTA), 162-167, Piscataway, N. J., DOI: 10.1109/DELTA.2011.37.
  • Jansz, P., Wild, G., Richardson, S., Hinckley, S., (2011), Simulation of an optical delay lines for optical coherence tomography. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Conference Proceedings, 1400-1402, Sydney, Australia.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A Fibre Bragg Grating Based Reed Switch for Optical Fibre Intrusion Detection Systems. IQEC/CLEO Pacific Rim 2011 Conference Proceedings, 136-138, Sydney, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Programmable logic controller optical fibre sensor interface module. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(4-7 December 2011), 82040P, Bellingham, Washington, USA, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.903235.
  • Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2011), Secondary students research projects in Engineering: Optical fibre Bragg grating sensor applications. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education., 612-618, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), A comparison of silicon and germanium photovoltaic power conversion for power-over-fibre. Proceedings of SPIE: Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(4-7 December 2011), 820410, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Computer based experiments for off-campus teaching and learning of AC electricity. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education., 357-363.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Programmable Logic Controller Based Fibre Bragg Grating In-ground Intrusion Detection System. Proceedings of The 4th Australian Security and Intelligence Conference, 1-8, Perth, Australia.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2011), Simulation of crosstalk and quantum efficiency in high-resolution UV-blue imaging arrays. Proceedings of SPIE Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(5-7 December 2011), 82042X, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Jansz, P., Richardson, S., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), An extended analytical model to simulate optical coherence tomography systems with a quasi-stationary optical delay line. Proceedings of SPIE Smart Nano-Micro Materials and Devices, 8204(5-7 December 2011), 82043G, Bellingham, Washington, USA.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2011), Fibre Optic Acoustic Sensing for Intrusion Detection Systems. Proceedings of Acoustics 2011 Breaking New Ground, 89.
  • Wild, G., Allwood, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Distributed sensing, communications, and power in optical Fibre Smart Sensor networks for structural health monitoring. Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP), 2010 Sixth International Conference on, 6(7-10 December 2010), 139-144, Piscataway, N.J., DOI: 10.1109/ISSNIP.2010.5706785.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Wireless Acoustic Communications and Power Supply for In-vivo Biomedical Devices. 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS), 4p., United States of America.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., Wild, G., (2010), Effect of a Polywell geometry on a CMOS Photodiode Array. Proceedings IEEE International SOC Conference, 355-358, United States of America.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Optical fibre Bragg gratings for acoustic sensors. Proceedings of 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, 20(23-27 August 2010), 7p., Sydney.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Acoustic transmissions for wireless communications and power supply in biomedical devices. Proceedings of 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, 20(23-27 August, 2010), 740, Sydney.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Power-over-Fibre for Distributed Optical Fibre Smart Sensor Networks. Proceedings of the 35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, 3p., Melbourne, Australia.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Photovoltaic Micro-Cell Design for Distributed Power-over-Fibre Optimized for 850nm & 980nm. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, incorporating the 35th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology, 2010, 4p., Online.
  • Allwood, G., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), Photovoltaic micro-cell design for distrubuted power in sensor networks. Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD), 2010 Conference on, 129-130, Piscataway, N.J., DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2010.5699696.
  • Wild, G., Swan, G., Hinckley, S., (2010), AC Electricity Experiments for Off-Campus Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, 1p., Online.
  • Jansz, P., Wild, G., Hinckley, S., Yang, Y., Duncan, P., (2010), A Comparison of Grinding and Electric Discharge Machining to Fabricate a Stepped Mirror Structure for a Stationary Optical Delay Line. 19th Australian Institute of Physics Congress incorporating the Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technologies., 4p., Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Jansz, P., Hinckley, S., (2010), Simulation of a Hybrid Polywell and Stacked Gradient Poly-Homojunction CMOS Photodiode. Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD), 2010 Conference on, 161-162, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2010.5699717.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2009), Distributed Optical Fibre Smart Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring: A Smart Transducer Interface Module. Proceedings of the 2009 Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks Search, 373-378, Piscataway, NJ., DOI: 10.1109/ISSNIP.2009.5416754.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2009), Acoustic Communications: A Link Between SHM and Robotic NDE. Structural Health Monitoring 2009: From System Integration to Autonomous Systems, 1(9-11 September 2009), 870-877, United States.
  • Wild, G., Hinckley, S., (2009), A Smart Transducer Interface Module for Fibre Bragg Grating Sensors. Proceedings of the Australasian Conference on Optics, Lasers and Spectroscopy and Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology in association with the International Workshop on Dissipative Solitons 2009, 521-522, Australia.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Distributed Optical Fibre Smart Sensors For The Structural Health Monitoring Of Aerospace Vehicles..
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Laser And Electron Beam Induced Current Characterization Of Reactive-ion Etched Hg1-xcdxte N-on-p Devices. .

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Surface Plasmons For Enhanced Metal-semiconductor-metal Photodetectors.
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