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Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation | Department of  

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the Payback Period of Additional Insulation the Payback Period of Additional Insulation Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation June 24, 2012 - 1:17pm Addthis Adding insulation in the attic of an existing home often results in a favorable payback. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL PIX 19612. Adding insulation in the attic of an existing home often results in a favorable payback. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL PIX 19612. What does this mean for me? Even if you hire a contractor to do the work, adding insulation to your home will likely have an attractive payback. If you can gather the information and plug it into an equation, you can determine the payback of adding insulation to your home. Use the equation below to estimate the cost effectiveness of adding insulation in terms of the "years to payback" for savings in heating costs.

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Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation June 24, 2012 - 1:17pm Addthis Adding insulation in the attic of an existing home often results in a favorable payback. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL PIX 19612. Adding insulation in the attic of an existing home often results in a favorable payback. | Photo courtesy of Lieko Earle, NREL PIX 19612. What does this mean for me? Even if you hire a contractor to do the work, adding insulation to your home will likely have an attractive payback. If you can gather the information and plug it into an equation, you can determine the payback of adding insulation to your home. Use the equation below to estimate the cost effectiveness of adding insulation in terms of the "years to payback" for savings in heating costs.

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LBNL-54244 Life-cycle Cost and Payback Period Analysis for Commercial Unitary Air Conditioners  

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44 44 Life-cycle Cost and Payback Period Analysis for Commercial Unitary Air Conditioners Greg Rosenquist, Katie Coughlin, Larry Dale, James McMahon, Steve Meyers Energy Analysis Department Environmental Energy Technologies Division Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA 94720 March 2004 This work was supported by the Office of Building Technologies of the U.S. Department of Energy, under Contract No. DE-AC03-76SF00098. ii iii ABSTRACT This report describes an analysis of the economic impacts of possible energy efficiency standards for commercial unitary air conditioners and heat pumps on individual customers in terms of two metrics: life-cycle cost (LCC) and payback period (PBP). For each of the two equipment classes considered, the 11.5 EER provides the largest mean LCC savings. The results

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Payback | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

7 7 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142281687 Varnish cache server Payback Dataset Summary Description Global PV grid parity and market potential. Data is courtesy of Sean Ong. Source National Renewable Energy Laboratory Date Released Unknown Date Updated Unknown Keywords grid Parity Payback photovoltaic price PV Residential Data text/csv icon globalgridparity.csv (csv, 4.8 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Creative Commons CCZero Comment Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access Average vote Your vote

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Summary: An Approximately 1.3-Year Periodicity in ap and IMP 8 Solar Wind Observations  

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Summary: An Approximately 1.3-Year Periodicity in ap and IMP 8 Solar K Wind Observations . I. Paularena and J. D. Richardson A A Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MD C G. S. Gordon, Jr. and A. J. Lazarus enter for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute

Richardson, John

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Coincident 1.3-year periodicities in the ap geomagnetic index and the solar wind  

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Coincident 1.3-year periodicities in the ap geomagnetic index and the solar wind K. I. Paularena Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts A. Szabo. Richardson Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Richardson, John

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Energy Payback for Energy Systems Ensembles During Growth  

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During periods of growth, the energy payback performance of new energy generating technologies deviates substantially from the usual static measures of energy return on investment (EROI), and time to breakeven (tB) for ...

Gutowski, Timothy G.

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Payback Analysis of Energy Proposals  

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that the energy inflation rate often exceeds the inflation rate of the general economy, this paper develops a technique for including these parameters into payback analysis of energy investments. Included in the development of this method are examples of its...

Blevins, L. D.; Estes, C. B.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Motor Failures on Payback Periods  

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developed by the Washington State Energy Office and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Bonneville Power Administration to aid in the selection of EE motors. MotorMaster's database contains information on over 10, 000 available motors... developed by the Washington State Energy Office and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Bonneville Power Administration to aid in the selection of EE motors. MotorMaster's database contains information on over 10, 000 available motors...

Cheek, K. F.; Pillay, P.; Dudley, K. J.

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Residential GSHPs: Efficiency With Short Payback Periods  

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This article discusses ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) for residential application as an alternative to conventional HVAC systems. A listing of current space heating energy sources are presented which are then followed by a technology overview as advances have made GSHPs more efficient. The article concludes with potential energy savings offered by GSHPs and a brief market overview.

Cooperman, Alissa; Dieckmann, John; Brodrick, James

2012-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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PV vs. Solar Water Heating- Simple Solar Payback  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Solar energy systems hang their hats on payback. Financial payback is as tangible as money in your bank account, while other types of payback—like environmental externalities—are not usually calculated in dollars. There’s no doubt that photovoltaic (PV) and solar hot water (SHW) systems will pay you back. Maybe not as quickly as you’d like, but all systems will significantly offset their cost over their lifetimes. Here we’ll try to answer: Which system will give the quickest return on investment (ROI)?

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ENERGY PAYBACK OPTIMIZATION OF THERMOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR SYSTEMS  

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and the thermoelectric module should be performed. Active cooling and the design of the heat sink are customized to findENERGY PAYBACK OPTIMIZATION OF THERMOELECTRIC POWER GENERATOR SYSTEMS Kazuaki Yazawa Dept model for optimizing thermoelectric power generation system is developed and utilized for parametric

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Chiller-heater unit nets building 2-yr payback  

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A 500-ton double-absorption Hitachi Paraflow chiller-heater that switches from purchased steam to natural gas will reduce a Manhattan office building's energy costs by 55% and achieve a two-year payback. The new system replaces a steam-powered, single-stage absorption chiller. By reusing heat in a second-stage generator, the Hitachi unit uses only half as many Btus per ton as a conventional chiller. (DCK)

Duffy, J.

1983-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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RTO heat recovery system decreases production costs and provides payback  

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Application of a heat recovery system to an existing regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO) was considered, tested, and selected for decreasing production costs at a pressure sensitive tape manufacturing facility. Heat recovery systems on RTO's are less common than those on other thermal oxidizers (e.g., recuperative) because RTO's, by the nature of the technology, usually provide high thermal efficiencies (without the application of external heat recovery systems). In this case, the production processes were integrated with the emission controls by applying an external heat recovery system and by optimizing the design and operation of the existing drying and cure ovens, RTO system, and ductwork collection system. Integration of these systems provides an estimated annual production cost savings of over $400,000 and a simplified capital investment payback of less than 2 years, excluding possible savings from improved dryer operations. These additional process benefits include more consistent and simplified control of seasonal dryer performance and possibly production throughput increases. The production costs savings are realized by substituting excess RTO heat for a portion of the infrared (IR) electrical heat input to the dryers/ovens. This will be accomplished by preheating the supply air to the oven zones with the excess RTO heat (i.e., heat at the RTO exceeding auto-thermal conditions). Several technologies, including direct air-to-air, indirect air-to-air, hot oil-to-air, waste heat boiler (steam-to-air) were evaluated for transferring the excess RTO heat (hot gas) to the ovens. A waste heat boiler was selected to transfer the excess RTO heat to the ovens because this technology provided the most economical, reliable, and feasible operation. Full-scale production test trials on the coating lines were performed and confirmed the IR electrical costs could be reduced up to 70%.

Lundquist, P.R.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Marginal yield, technological advances, and emissions timing in corn ethanol’s carbon payback time  

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Previous estimates of carbon payback time (CPT) of corn ethanol expansion assumed that marginal yields of newly ... these estimates assumed that the productivity of corn ethanol system and climate change impacts ...

Yi Yang; Sangwon Suh

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST 3-Year Programmatic Plan  

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areas critical to the nation's economy.The America COMPETES Act outlines major roles for NIST-year period.NIST will continue to refine this plan as it works with the Administration to address national

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Uncertainty and sensitivity analyses of ballast life-cycle cost and payback period  

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The paper introduces an innovative methodology for evaluating the relative significance of energy-efficient technologies applied to fluorescent lamp ballasts. The method involves replacing the point estimates of life cycle cost of the ballasts with uncertainty distributions reflecting the whole spectrum of possible costs, and the assessed probability associated with each value. The results of uncertainty and sensitivity analyses will help analysts reduce effort in data collection and carry on analysis more efficiently. These methods also enable policy makers to gain an insightful understanding of which efficient technology alternatives benefit or cost what fraction of consumers, given the explicit assumptions of the analysis.

McMahon, James E.; Liu, Xiaomin; Turiel, Ike; Hakim, Sajid; Fisher, Diane

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Net Energy Payback and CO{sub 2} Emissions from Three Midwestern Wind Farms: An Update  

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This paper updates a life-cycle net energy analysis and carbon dioxide emissions analysis of three Midwestern utility-scale wind systems. Both the Energy Payback Ratio (EPR) and CO{sub 2} analysis results provide useful data for policy discussions regarding an efficient and low-carbon energy mix. The EPR is the amount of electrical energy produced for the lifetime of the power plant divided by the total amount of energy required to procure and transport the materials, build, operate, and decommission the power plants. The CO{sub 2} analysis for each power plant was calculated from the life-cycle energy input data.A previous study also analyzed coal and nuclear fission power plants. At the time of that study, two of the three wind systems had less than a full year of generation data to project the life-cycle energy production. This study updates the analysis of three wind systems with an additional four to eight years of operating data.The EPR for the utility-scale wind systems ranges from a low of 11 for a two-turbine system in Wisconsin to 28 for a 143-turbine system in southwestern Minnesota. The EPR is 11 for coal, 25 for fission with gas centrifuge enriched uranium and 7 for gaseous diffusion enriched uranium. The normalized CO{sub 2} emissions, in tonnes of CO{sub 2} per GW{sub e}h, ranges from 14 to 33 for the wind systems, 974 for coal, and 10 and 34 for nuclear fission using gas centrifuge and gaseous diffusion enriched uranium, respectively.

White, Scott W. [University of Kansas, Kansas Geological Survey (United States)], E-mail: whites@kgs.ku.edu

2006-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Including fuel price elasticity of demand in net present value and payback time calculations of thermal retrofits: Case study of German dwellings  

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In the domestic heating sector a number of different mathematical models are used to evaluate the economic viability of thermal retrofit measures. Currently, however, none of these models incorporate the effect of fuel price elasticity of demand. This paper offers a method for incorporating a factor for fuel price elasticity into models for assessing the net present value and payback time of thermal retrofits of existing homes. A set of working equations is developed, and empirically tested in a case study, a housing estate retrofit project in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The value used in these equations for year-on-year price elasticity, ?0.476, is derived from further empirical studies. The inclusion of price elasticity is found to lower the net present value by 14–24% and lengthen the payback time by 5 years in some cases, and hundreds of years in others. It also shows CO2 saved over the technical lifetime of the retrofit measures to be 15–24% lower than anticipated. These findings have implications for government policy and investment decisions of businesses, private households and housing providers.

Ray Galvin; Minna Sunikka-Blank

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A 3-Year Climatology of Cloud and Radiative Properties Derived from GOES-8 Data Over the Southern Great Plains  

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3-Year Climatology of Cloud and Radiative Properties 3-Year Climatology of Cloud and Radiative Properties Derived from GOES-8 Data Over the Southern Great Plains M. M. Khaiyer, A. D. Rapp, D. R. Doelling, and M. L. Nordeen Analytical Service and Materials, Inc. Hampton, Virginia P. Minnis, W. L. Smith, Jr., and L. Nguyen Atmospheric Sciences Division National Aeronautics and Space Administration Langley Research Center Hampton, Virginia Introduction While the various instruments maintained at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Southern Great Plains (SGP) Central Facility (CF) provide detailed cloud and radiation measurements for a small area, satellite cloud property retrievals provide a means of examining the large-scale properties of the surrounding region over an extended period of time. Seasonal and inter-annual

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SF424RRBudget3YearPolicy.pdf | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

SF424RRBudget3YearPolicy.pdf SF424RRBudget3YearPolicy.pdf More Documents & Publications SF424RRBudget5YearPolicy.pdf SF-424 Research and Related Budget (R&R) DOE-HDBK-1206-98...

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Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Children's Hospital of  

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Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 July General Pediatric Children's Hospital of Michigan High Risk Obstetrics Hutzel Women's Hospital Biochemical Genetics Lab/Metabolic Clinic Harper Hospital/ Children's Hospital of Michigan Reproductive Genetics Hutzel Women's Hospital August General Pediatric Children

Finley Jr., Russell L.

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architecture 2-year master of architecture option deadlinesmaster of architecture 3-year master of architecture option  

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credits) 1 environmental technology course (3 credits) 2 architectural history courses (6 credits) 3master of architecture (M.Arch.) #12;2-year master of architecture option deadlinesmaster of architecture 3-year master of architecture option Taubman College's 2-year master of architecture option

Papalambros, Panos

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FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRINGFALL SPRING YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4  

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B FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRINGFALL SPRING YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 ECHM 100 (CHBE 100) 2). There is a pre- requisite of M-273Q (MATH 224). CHMY-373 (CHEM 324) could be taken Spring of year 3. Also, CHMY Math Placement ExamB M-172-Q (MATH 182) 4 cr Chemical Engineering Prerequisite Flowchart Catalog: 2010

Lawrence, Rick L.

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FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRINGFALL SPRING YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4  

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B FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRINGFALL SPRING YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 CHBE 100 2 cr CHMY-141 324) could be taken Spring of year 3. Also, CHMY-371 (CHEM 323) may be substituted for CHMY-373 (CHEM Engineering Prerequisite Flowchart Catalog: 2008-2010 updated 2009 rev. 06/29/10, rwl ­ new course numbers E

Lawrence, Rick L.

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Slow Roll Reconstruction: Constraints on Inflation from the 3 Year WMAP Dataset  

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We study the constraints on the inflationary parameter space derived from the 3 year WMAP dataset using ``slow roll reconstruction'', using the SDSS galaxy power spectrum to gain further leverage where appropriate. This approach inserts the inflationary slow roll parameters directly into a Monte Carlo Markov chain estimate of the cosmological parameters, and uses the inflationary flow hierarchy to compute the parameters' scale-dependence. We work with the first three parameters (epsilon, eta and xi) and pay close attention to the possibility that the 3 year WMAP dataset contains evidence for a ``running'' spectral index, which is dominated by the xi term. Mirroring the WMAP team's analysis we find that the permitted distribution of xi is broad, and centered away from zero. However, when we require that inflationary parameters yield at least 30 additional e-folds of inflation after the largest observable scales leave the horizon, the bounds on xi tighten dramatically. We make use of the absence of an explicit pivot scale in the slow roll reconstruction formalism to determine the dependence of the computed parameter distributions on the pivot. We show that the choice of pivot has a significant effect on the inferred constraints on the inflationary variables, and the spectral index and running derived from them. Finally, we argue that the next round of cosmological data can be expected to place very stringent constraints on the region of parameter space open to single field models of slow roll inflation.

Hiranya Peiris; Richard Easther

2006-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5  

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FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL SPRING FALL Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 CORE W to meet BioE Engineering Elective Reqt. (c) ­ course used to meet ChE Techical Elective Reqt Revised 11

Lawrence, Rick L.

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Clean Cities Offers Fleets New Tool to Evaluate Benefits of Alternative Fuel Vehicles  

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The AFLEET Tool allows fleets to calculate payback periods and emissions benefits of alternative fuel vehicles.

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The emergency room at the Rotunda Hospital: evidence of an improving service over the past 3 years  

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This is a retrospective review of the Rotunda Hospital Emergency Room (ER) documentation with respect to attendances for a 4-month period (August–November) in both 2009 and 2012. The aim was to quantify the wo...

S. Talukdar; M. Eogan; G. Connolly…

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of periodic multilayers  

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Periodic multilayers of various periods were prepared according to an algorithm proposed by the authors. The reflectivity properties of these systems were investigated using neutron reflectometry.The obtained experimental results were compared with the theoretical expectations. In first approximation, the results proved the main features of the theoretical predictions. These promising results initiate further research of such systems.

Bodnarchuck, V; Ignatovich, V; Veres, T; Yaradaykin, S

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Budget Period 1  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Budget Period 1 Budget Period 1 Budget Period 2 Budget Period 3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% PMC123.1 - Budget Justification for SF 424A Budget 0 Additional Explanations/Comments (as necessary) *IMPORTANT: In the space provided below (or as an attachment) provide a complete explanation and the full calculations used to derive the total indirect costs. If the total indirect costs are a cumulative amount of more than one calculation or rate application, the explanation and calculations should identify all rates used, along with the base they were applied to (and how the base was derived), and a total for each (along with grand total). The rates and how they are applied should not be averaged to get one indirect cost percentage. NOTE: The indirect rate should be applied to both the Federal Share and Recipient Cost Share.

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Periodic pumping tests  

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......pumping period. The considered penetration depth (eq. 6) constitutes...well transmitted beyond the penetration depth. It is only a question...measurable. In contrast, flow rate measured at the pumping well...subsurface volume represented by penetration depth.) We cannot exclude......

Jörg Renner; Mareike Messar

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective Rate Period  

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Fiscal Year 2014 Fiscal Year 2014 Effective Rate Period As of Beginning of the FY 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014 Mid-Year Changes (if applicable) 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014 Power Rates Annual Revenue Requirement Rate Schedule Power Revenue Requirement $73,441,557 CV-F13 Base Resource Revenue Requirement $69,585,875 First Preference Revenue Requirement $3,855,682

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Ball Packings with Periodic Constraints  

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We call a periodic ball packing in $$d$$d-dimensional Euclidean space periodically (resp. strictly) jammed with respect to a period lattice $$\\varLambda $$ż if there are no nontrivial motions of the balls that preserve $$\\varLambda $$ż (resp. that maintain ... Keywords: 52C17, Ball packings, Jamming, Periodic packings, Rigidity, Tensegrities

Robert Connelly, Jeffrey D. Shen, Alexander D. Smith

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ball Packings with Periodic Constraints  

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We call a periodic ball packing in d-dimensional Euclidean space periodically (strictly) jammed with respect to a period lattice if there are no nontrivial motions of the balls that preserve the period (that maintain some period with smaller or equal volume). In particular, we call a packing consistently periodically (strictly) jammed if it is periodically (strictly) jammed on every one of its periods. After extending a well-known bar framework and stress condition to strict jamming, we prove that a packing with period Lambda is consistently strictly jammed if and only if it is strictly jammed with respect to Lambda and consistently periodically jammed. We next extend a result about rigid unit mode spectra in crystallography to characterize periodic jamming on sublattices. After that, we prove that there are finitely many strictly jammed packings of m unit balls and other similar results. An interesting example shows that the size of the first sublattice on which a packing is first periodically unjammed is not bounded. Finally, we find an example of a consistently periodically jammed packing of low density \\delta = \\frac{4 \\pi}{6 \\sqrt{3} + 11} + \\epsilon ~ 0.59, where \\epsilon is an arbitrarily small positive number. Throughout the paper, the statements for the closely related notions of periodic infinitesimal rigidity and affine infinitesimal rigidity for tensegrity frameworks are also given.

Robert Connelly; Jeffrey D. Shen; Alexander D. Smith

2013-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of Heat and Electricity Storage and Reliability on Microgrid Viability: A Study of Commercial Buildings in California and New York States  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by battery

Stadler, Michael

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Energy Resources On-Site Optimization for Commercial Buildings with Electric and Thermal Storage Technologies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by battery

Stadler, Michael

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Technology Selection and Operation of Microgrids in Commercial Buildings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by battery

Marnay, Chris; Venkataramanan, Giri; Stadler, Michael; Siddiqui, Afzal; Firestone, Ryan; Chandran, Bala

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Optimal DER Technology Investment and Energy Management in Zero-Net-Energy Buildings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by battery

Stadler, Michael

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Technology Investment and Operation in Zero-Net-Energy Buildings with Demand Response  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by battery

Stadler, Michael

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon and energy payback of variable renewable generation   

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The continued drive to reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in order to mitigate climate change has led to an increase in demand for low-carbon energy sources, and the development of new technologies to harness the ...

Thomson, Rachel Camilla

2014-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Effective Steam Trap Selection/Maintenance - Its Payback  

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In oil refineries and petrochemical plants large number of steam traps are used to discharge condensate from steam mains, tracers and process equipment. Early efforts on steam traps focused almost exclusively on their selection and sizing...

Garcia, E.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolution of Perovskite Photovoltaics and Decrease in Energy Payback Time  

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Figure 2. Distribution of estimates of CEeD [kW?he/Wp] of PV systems for a variety of technologies (sc-Si, mc-Si, a-Si, ribbon, CdTe, and CIGS). ...

Prashant V. Kamat

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Ceramic tube seals cut heat loss, achieve six month payback  

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The methane reformer at the Celanese Chemical Company's Bishop, TX plant operates at approximately 1900/sup 0/F. The reformer has 32 tubes (9'' diameter) that pass through the firebox. Openings around the tubes measure 11'' in diameter to accommodate horizontal and vertical thermal expansion and movement as well as to facilitate tube removal. The gaps around the tubes permitted cool air to be drawn into the firebox (caused by slight negative pressure) and also allowed radiant heat to escape causing the reformer to operate at a lower than desired level of thermal efficiency. Celanese contracted to retrofit the old rigid firebrick roof in the methane reformer with a 10'' thick ceramic fiber module lining. The gaps around the tubes were sealed by using a special tube seal made from Nextel woven ceramic fiber fabric, a 1984 CHEMICAL PROCESSING Vaaler Award winner (Mid-November 1984, p.52). The Nextel fabric used in this application is a heat resistant textile that has a continuous use temperature of 2200/sup 0/F - well above the 1900/sup 0/F operating temperature of the reformer. The tube seals have been working exactly as intended, verified by observation through inspection ports. Temperatures in the penthouse area above the roof dropped from 240/sup 0/F to 150/sup 0/F. The reduction in heat losses has been attributed to the elimination of the gaps around each tube by the seals and to the improved K-factor of the ceramic module lining. The tube seals have paid for themselves within six months of installation. At that time, the seal boots were inspected and showed no signs of wear. With these results, the improved efficiency of the methane reformer promises to yield additional economic benefits.

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1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Waste to Energy and Absorption Chiller: A Case Study  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

All measured performance characteristics corresponded well to manufacturer's specifications or were within the expected range for this type of incinerator. The simplified economic analysis showed a payback of period 4.5 years. An optimized payback...

Wolpert, J.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PHEVs Component Requirements and Efficiencies  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

kWh C fuel 3gallon The further you drive, the better the payback Preliminary results Fuel Price Significantly Influences Payback Period 16 C elec 0.07 kWh C battery 4128...

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Periodicities in gamma ray bursts  

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Gamma ray burst models based on magnetic neutron stars face a problem of account for the scarcity of observed periods. Both this scarcity and the typical period found when any is detected are explained if the neutron stars are accreting in binary systems

Kent S. Wood

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect from the cross correlation of WMAP 3 year and the NRAO VLA sky survey data: New results and constraints on dark energy  

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We cross correlate the new 3 year Wilkinson Microwave Anistropy Probe (WMAP) cosmic microwave background data with the NRAO VLA Sky Survey radio galaxy data and find further evidence of late integrated Sachs-Wolfe (ISW) effect taking place at late times in cosmic history. Our detection makes use of a novel statistical method (P. Baldi, G. Kerkyacharian, D. Marinucci, and D. Picard, math.ST/0606154 and P. Baldi, G. Kerkyacharian, D. Marinucci, D. Picard, math.ST/0606599) based on a new construction of spherical wavelets, called needlets. The null hypothesis (no ISW) is excluded at more than 99.7% confidence. When we compare the measured cross correlation with the theoretical predictions of standard, flat cosmological models with a generalized dark energy component parameterized by its density, ?DE, equation of state w and speed of sound cs2, we find 0.3??DE?0.8 at 95% C.L., independently of cs2 and w. If dark energy is assumed to be a cosmological constant (w=-1), the bound on density shrinks to 0.41??DE?0.79. Models without dark energy are excluded at more than 4?. The bounds on w depend rather strongly on the assumed value of cs2. We find that models with more negative equation of state (such as phantom models) are a worse fit to the data in the case cs2=1 than in the case cs2=0.

Davide Pietrobon; Amedeo Balbi; Domenico Marinucci

2006-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated Sachs-Wolfe effect from the cross correlation of WMAP3 year and the NRAO VLA sky survey data: New results and constraints on dark energy  

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We cross-correlate the new 3 year Wilkinson Microwave Anistropy Probe (WMAP) cosmic microwave background (CMB) data with the NRAO VLA Sky Survey (NVSS) radio galaxy data, and find further evidence of late integrated Sachs-Wolfe (ISW) effect taking place at late times in cosmic history. Our detection makes use of a novel statistical method \\cite{Baldi et al. 2006a, Baldi et al. 2006b} based on a new construction of spherical wavelets, called needlets. The null hypothesis (no ISW) is excluded at more than 99.7% confidence. When we compare the measured cross-correlation with the theoretical predictions of standard, flat cosmological models with a generalized dark energy component parameterized by its density, $\\omde$, equation of state $w$ and speed of sound $\\cs2$, we find $0.3\\leq\\omde\\leq0.8$ at 95% c.l., independently of $\\cs2$ and $w$. If dark energy is assumed to be a cosmological constant ($w=-1$), the bound on density shrinks to $0.41\\leq\\omde\\leq 0.79$. Models without dark energy are excluded at more than $4\\sigma$. The bounds on $w$ depend rather strongly on the assumed value of $\\cs2$. We find that models with more negative equation of state (such as phantom models) are a worse fit to the data in the case $\\cs2=1$ than in the case $\\cs2=0$.

Davide Pietrobon; Amedeo Balbi; Domenico Marinucci

2006-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic  

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04 04 by C.G. Wohl (LBNL). Adapted from the Commission of Atomic Weights and Isotopic Abundances, "Atomic Weights of the Elements 1995," Pure and Applied Chemistry 68, 2339 (1996), and G. Audi and A.H. Wapstra, "The 1993 Mass Evaluation," Nucl. Phys. A565, 1 (1993). The atomic number (top left) is the number of protons in the nucleus. The atomic mass (bottom) is weighted by isotopic abundances in the Earth's surface. For a new determination of atomic masses, not weighted by abundances, see G. Audi, A.H. Wapstra, and C. Thibault, Nucl. Phys. A729, 337 (2003). Atomic masses are relative to the mass of the carbon-12 isotope, defined to be exactly 12 unified atomic mass units (u). Errors range from 1 to 9 in the last digit quoted. Relative isotopic abundances often vary considerably, both in natural and commercial samples. A number in parentheses is the mass of the longest-lived

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Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

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Period Period Total Fee Paid 4/29/2012 - 9/30/2012 $418,348 10/1/2012 - 9/30/2013 $0 10/1/2013 - 9/30/2014 $0 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015 $0 10/1/2015 - 9/30/2016 $0 Cumulative Fee Paid $418,348 Contract Type: Cost Plus Award Fee Contract Period: $116,769,139 November 2011 - September 2016 $475,395 $0 Fee Information Total Estimated Contract Cost $1,141,623 $1,140,948 $1,140,948 $5,039,862 $1,140,948 Maximum Fee $5,039,862 Minimum Fee Fee Available Portage, Inc. DE-DT0002936 EM Contractor Fee Site: MOAB Uranium Mill Tailings - MOAB, UT Contract Name: MOAB Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Contract September 2013 Contractor: Contract Number:

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Periodic ripples in suspended graphene  

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We study the mechanism of wrinkling of suspended graphene, by means of atomistic simulations. We argue that the structural instability under edge compression is the essential physical reason for the formation of periodic ripples in graphene. The ripple wavelength and out-of-plane amplitude are found to obey 1/4-power scaling laws with respect to edge compression. Our results also show that parallel displacement of the clamped boundaries can induce periodic ripples, with oscillation amplitude roughly proportional to the 1/4 power of edge displacement.

Zhao Wang and Michel Devel

2011-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Down hole periodic seismic generator  

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A down hole periodic seismic generator system for transmitting variable frequency, predominantly shear-wave vibration into earth strata surrounding a borehole. The system comprises a unitary housing operably connected to a well head by support and electrical cabling and contains clamping apparatus for selectively clamping the housing to the walls of the borehole. The system further comprises a variable speed pneumatic oscillator and a self-contained pneumatic reservoir for producing a frequency-swept seismic output over a discrete frequency range.

Hardee, Harry C. (Albuquerque, NM); Hills, Richard G. (Las Cruces, NM); Striker, Richard P. (Albuquerque, NM)

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced downhole periodic seismic generator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

An advanced downhole periodic seismic generator system for transmitting variable frequency, predominantly shear-wave vibration into earth strata surrounding a borehole. The system comprises a unitary housing operably connected to a well head by support and electrical cabling and contains clamping apparatus for selectively clamping the housing to the walls of the borehole. The system further comprises a variable speed pneumatic oscillator and a self-contained pneumatic reservoir for producing a frequency-swept seismic output over a discrete frequency range.

Hardee, Harry C. (Albuquerque, NM); Hills, Richard G. (Las Cruces, NM); Striker, Richard P. (Albuquerque, NM)

1991-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Currently there is no canola insurance policy for New Jersey. If you are interested however, in protecting your investment there are some options. If you have 3 years of prior yield records  

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Currently there is no canola insurance policy for New Jersey. If you are interested however, in protecting your investment there are some options. If you have 3 years of prior yield records for canola agent will help you request protection from RMA (Risk Manage- ment Agency) to transfer a canola crop

Goodman, Robert M.

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Rotation Periods of 34,030 Kepler Main-Sequence Stars: The Full Autocorrelation Sample  

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We analyzed 3 years of data from the Kepler space mission to derive rotation periods of main-sequence stars below 6500 K. Our automated autocorrelation-based method detected rotation periods between 0.2 and 70 days for 34,030 (25.6%) of the 133,030 main-sequence Kepler targets (excluding known eclipsing binaries and Kepler Objects of Interest), making this the largest sample of stellar rotation periods to date. In this paper we consider the detailed features of the now well-populated period-temperature distribution and demonstrate that the period bimodality, first seen by McQuillan, Aigrain & Mazeh (2013) in the M-dwarf sample, persists to higher masses, becoming less visible above 0.6 M_sun. We show that these results are globally consistent with the existing ground-based rotation-period data and find that the upper envelope of the period distribution is broadly consistent with a gyrochronological age of 4.5 Gyrs, based on the isochrones of Barnes (2007), Mamajek & Hillenbrand (2008) and Meibom et al...

McQuillan, Amy; Aigrain, Suzanne

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-Period Solar Variability  

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Terrestrial climate records and historical observations of the Sun suggest that the Sun undergoes aperiodic oscillations in radiative output and size over time periods of centuries and millenia. Such behavior can be explained by the solar convective zone acting as a nonlinear oscillator, forced at the sunspot-cycle frequency by variations in heliomagnetic field strength. A forced variant of the Lorenz equations can generate a time series with the same characteristics as the solar and climate records. The timescales and magnitudes of oscillations that could be caused by this mechanism are consistent with what is known about the Sun and terrestrial climate.

GAUTHIER,JOHN H.

2000-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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New subdwarf B star periods  

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Subdwarf B (sdB) stars are thought to be helium burning stars with low mass hydrogen envelopes. Several evolutionary paths have been proposed to explain the formation of these systems. One of these scenarios is the evolution of the sdB progenitor within a binary system. We have looked systematically at bright sdB stars from the PG survey. By taking spectra at several different epochs we have measured the radial velocity shifts caused by the motion of the sdB star within the binary. Our data have been taken over a long time base line (2 years) which allowed us to find longer period binaries than known before. Here we present results for 29 sdB systems.

L. Morales-Rueda; P. F. L. Maxted; T. R. Marsh; R. C. North

2002-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Polariton dispersion of periodic quantum well structures  

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We studied the polariton dispersion relations of a periodic quantum-well structure with a period in the vicinity of half the exciton resonance wavelength, i.e., the Bragg structure. We classified polariton mod...

A. V. Mintsev; L. V. Butov; C. Ell; S. Mosor…

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tennessee: U.S. Automaker Improves Plant's Performance, Saves...  

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by payback periods of one to three years, which is the general standard across the automobile industry. By carefully ranking and selecting potential measures and projects, Nissan...

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Why You Might Want to Add More Insulation | Department of Energy  

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the Payback Period of Additional Insulation Air Sealing Your Home Insulation and Air Sealing Products and Services There's more, too Unless your home was specifically...

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Saccrifical Protective Coating Materials that can be Regenerated...  

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in flux Complete flux recovery from dead end to cross flow mode Developed economic model for proposed process Payback period: 2 yrs * Build pilot scale...

63

Clean Cities Launches Improved Tool to Help Fleets Evaluate CNG Investments  

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The popular VICE Model is newly updated to allow fleets greater flexibility in determining payback periods for natural gas vehicles and fueling infrastructure.

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Wind Energy Finance (WEF): An Online Calculator for Economic...  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

notes describe each input and provide reasonable default values. Outputs * Minimum energy payment to meet financial criteria * Levelized cost of energy * Payback period * Net...

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The Adoption of Residential Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the Presence of a Financial Incentive: A Case Study of Consumer Experiences with the Renewable Energy Standard Offer Program in Ontario (Canada).  

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??Traditionally, high initial capital costs and lengthy payback periods have been identified as the most significant barriers that limit the diffusion of solar photovoltaic (PV)… (more)

Adachi, Christopher

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SES Probationary Period | Department of Energy  

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SES Probationary Period SES Probationary Period SES Probationary Period An individual's initial appointment as an SES career appointee becomes final only after the individual has served a 1-year probationary period as a career appointee. That employee's rating official must perform an assessment of the new SES's performance during the probationary period. After the one year the selecting official must certify that the appointee performed at the level of excellence expected of a senior executive during the probationary period. When a career appointee's executive qualification have been certified by a Qualifications Review Board on the basis of special or unique qualities, as described in Sec. 317.502(c), the probationary assessment must address any executive development activities the agency identified in support of the

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Periodic wave solutions of the Boussinesq equation  

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The Boussinesq equation usually arises in a physical problem as a long wave equation. The present work extends the search of periodic wave solutions for it. The Hirota bilinear method and Riemann theta function are employed in the process. We also analyse the asymptotic property of periodic waves in detail. Furthermore, it is of interest to note that well-known soliton solutions can be reduced from the periodic wave solutions.

Yi Zhang; Ling-ya Ye; Yi-neng Lv; Hai-qiong Zhao

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Variable-Period Undulators for Synchrotron Radiation  

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A new and improved undulator design is provided that enables a variable period length for the production of synchrotron radiation from both medium-energy and high energy storage rings. The variable period length is achieved using a staggered array of pole pieces made up of high permeability material, permanent magnet material, or an electromagnetic structure. The pole pieces are separated by a variable width space. The sum of the variable width space and the pole width would therefore define the period of the undulator. Features and advantages of the invention include broad photon energy tunability, constant power operation and constant brilliance operation.

Shenoy, Gopal; Lewellen, John; Shu, Deming; Vinokurov, Nikolai

2005-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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PARS II Process Document – DOE Period Close  

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This document details the process adopted by the Office of Acquisition and Project Management to prepare APM DepSec Monthly Status Report, finalize DOE close period package, and perform reporting...

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EIS-0504: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period | Department...  

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Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0504: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period Gulf LNG Liquefaction Project, Jackson County, Mississippi FERC extended the scoping period to September...

71

Lengthening the Storage Period of Cucumbers.  

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TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION A. B. CONNER, DIRECTOR COLLEGE STATION, BRAZOS COUNTY, TEXAS BULLETIN NO. 576 AUGUST 1939 DIVISION OF RURAL HOME RESEARCH AND DIVISION OF HORTICULTURE 1NGTHENING THE STORAGE PERIOD OF CUCUMBERS..., in common storage. Consid- ering only loss of weight the period of common storage was increased from 1 to 7 weeks. When other factors such as palatability are taken into account, M. T. Cellophane wrapped cucumbers remained in good condition only about 10...

Hawthorn, L. R. (Leslie Rushton); Whitacre, Jessie (Jessie Opal); Yarnell, S. H. (Sidney Howe)

1939-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High?frequency cutoff periodic dielectric waveguides  

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We report high?frequency cutoff in periodic dielectric waveguides. The guides consisted of 1?? photoresist film with a surface corrugation of up to 500 Ĺ overlaid on fused silica substrates. At a wavelength of 1.064 ? we obtained transition between complete cutoff and propagation by variation in the periodicity of the guide of ± 30 Ĺ. For gratings having 500?Ĺ corrugation unobstructed propagation at 1.32 ? occurred with complete stopping of 1.064?? light.

F.W. Dabby; M.A. Saifi; A. Kestenbaum

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Property:TimePeriod | Open Energy Information  

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TimePeriod TimePeriod Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Pages using the property "TimePeriod" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 0 0.4 kV remote control (Smart Grid Project) + Not available + 2 220 kV SSSC device for power flow control (Smart Grid Project) + Jul 2009 Jul 2014 + A A complete and normalized 61850 substation (Smart Grid Project) + Oct 2009 Dec 2015 + ADELE Project AACAES (Smart Grid Project) + Dec 2009 Dec 2013 + AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability identification, dEfense and Restoration (Smart Grid Project) + 2011-2014 + AFTER A Framework for electrical power sysTems vulnerability identification, dEfense and Restoration (Smart Grid Project) (Belgium) + 2011-2014 +

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THE LUMINA PROJECT http://light.lbl.gov  

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://light.lbl.gov/technology-assessment.html Technical Report #9 Embodied Energy and Off-Grid Lighting Peter Alstone* , Evan Mills , and Arne Jacobson-grid solar and large-scale wind energy. We also found that the energy embodied in the manufacture with rechargeable LED lighting technologies (Mills 2005). #12;3 Energy Payback Period The energy payback period

Jacobson, Arne

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The periodic spectroscopic variability of FU Orionis  

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......the emergence of the energy liberated by accretion...of the central star in solar masses. The maximum...is the stellar mass in solar masses. Even in the...this could represent an economical solution to the two period...Associations and the Solar Vicinity. Kluwer, Dordrecht......

Stacie L. Powell; Mike Irwin; Jerome Bouvier; Cathie J. Clarke

2012-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

76

Coherency saturation in periodic structures with randomization  

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,28 or multicascade stimulated Raman scattering.29­31 A major example of naturally occurring spatially periodic with very reasonable precision. In the specific case of x ray transition radiation of low layers can generate resonantly enhanced radiation in the hard x ray domain with almost unhampered

Kaplan, Alexander

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Broadband solar absorption enhancement via periodic  

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Broadband solar absorption enhancement via periodic nanostructuring of electrodes Michael M. Adachi Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4, Canada, 2 Province, 230009, P. R. China. Solution processed colloidal quantum dot (CQD) solar cells have great

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Property:Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) | Open Energy Information  

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Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s) Property Type String Pages using the property "Maximum Wave Height(m) at Wave Period(s)" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 1 1.5-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 10-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 11-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 2 2-ft Flume Facility + 10.0 + 3 3-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 5 5-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 6 6-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + A Alden Large Flume + 0.0 + Alden Wave Basin + 1.0 + C Chase Tow Tank + 3.1 + Coastal Harbors Modeling Facility + 2.3 + Coastal Inlet Model Facility + 2.3 + D Davidson Laboratory Tow Tank + 4.0 + DeFrees Large Wave Basin + 3.0 + DeFrees Small Wave Basin + 3.0 +

79

Embedding a chaotic signature in a periodic train: can periodic signals be chaotic?  

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We show how a chaotic system can be locked to emit a periodic waveform belonging to its chaotic attractor. We numerically demonstrate our idea in a system composed of a semiconductor laser driven to chaos by optical feedback from a short external cavity. The clue is the injection of an appropriate periodic signal that modulates the phase and amplitude of the intra-cavity radiation, a chaotic analogy of conventional mode-locking. The result is a time process that manifests a chaotic signature embedded in a long-scale periodic train.

Antonio Mecozzi; Cristian Antonelli

2008-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Transition Period High Water Marks - May 2009.indd  

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Period High Water Marks (THWMs) and Above-Rate-Period High Water Mark (Above-RHWM) load data for the transition period for all customers with a CHWM contract. The transition...

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Energy Conservation Recommendations, Implementation Costs, and Projected Paybacks for Georgia's Targeted Schools and Hospitals Conservation Program  

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During the past year the Georgia Tech Research Institute performed technical assistance studies on over 100 school and hospital buildings under a program funded by the Governor's Office of Energy Resources. This program is known as the Targeted...

Brown, M. L.; Moore, D. M.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy intensities, \\{EROIs\\} (energy returned on invested), and energy payback times of electricity generating power plants  

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The energy returned on invested, EROI, has been evaluated for typical power plants representing wind energy, photovoltaics, solar thermal, hydro, natural gas, biogas, coal and nuclear power. The strict exergy concept with no “primary energy weighting”, updated material databases, and updated technical procedures make it possible to directly compare the overall efficiency of those power plants on a uniform mathematical and physical basis. Pump storage systems, needed for solar and wind energy, have been included in the EROI so that the efficiency can be compared with an “unbuffered” scenario. The results show that nuclear, hydro, coal, and natural gas power systems (in this order) are one order of magnitude more effective than photovoltaics and wind power.

D. Weißbach; G. Ruprecht; A. Huke; K. Czerski; S. Gottlieb; A. Hussein

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Payback Analysis for Ground Source Heat Pump Retrofits Using eQuest Modeling Software  

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There has been much research and analysis done on the performance and potential energy savings related to installing a ground source heat pump (GSHP) system. Much of this research has been dedicated to the new construction industry, and focused on a...

Wahlers, Drake

2011-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

84

Forward period analysis and the long term simulation of a periodic Hamiltonian system  

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The period of a Morse oscillator and mathematical pendulum system are obtained, accurate to 100 significant digits, by forward period analysis (FPA). From these results, the long-term [0, 10^60] (time unit) solutions, which overlap from the Planck time to the age of the universe, are computed reliably and quickly with a parallel multiple-precision Taylor series (PMT) scheme. The application of FPA to periodic systems can reduce the computation loops of long-term reliable simulation from O(t^(1+1/M)) to O(lnt+t/h0) where T is the period, M the order and h0 a constant step-size. This scheme provides a way to generate reference solutions to test other schemes' long-term simulations.

Pengfei Wang

2014-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0403: Notice to Extend Public Comment Period | Department...  

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to Extend Public Comment Period EIS-0403: Notice to Extend Public Comment Period Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States The Department of Energy and the Bureau of...

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EA-1566: Notice of Comment Period Extension | Department of Energy  

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EA-1566: Notice of Comment Period Extension Proposed Infrastructure Improvements for the Yucca Mountain Project, Nevada DOE is extending the public comment period for the Yucca...

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Emissions from Idling Trucks for Extended Time Periods | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Idling Trucks for Extended Time Periods Emissions from Idling Trucks for Extended Time Periods 2002 DEER Conference Presentation: Oak Ridge National Laboratory 2002deerlewis.pdf...

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EA-1919: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension | Department...  

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of Public Comment Period Extension EA-1919: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension Recycling of Scrap Metals Originating from Radiological Areas DOE has extended the public...

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PARS II Process Document - DOE Period Close | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

by the Office of Acquisition and Project Management to prepare APM DepSec Monthly Status Report, finalize DOE close period package, and perform reporting period close...

90

Down-hole periodic seismic generator  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A down hole periodic seismic generator system is disclosed for transmitting variable frequency, predominantly shear-wave vibration into earth strata surrounding a borehole. The system comprises a unitary housing operably connected to a well head by support and electrical cabling and contains clamping apparatus for selectively clamping the housing to the walls of the borehole. The system further comprises a variable speed pneumatic oscillator and a self-contained pneumatic reservoir for producing a frequency-swept seismic output over a discrete frequency range.

Hardee, H.C.; Hills, R.G.; Striker, R.P.

1982-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Prime power subgroups in certain periodic groups  

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P$38E POlfRR SU89%(UPS IM CENPTAI? PERIODIC QROU1'8 A Thee1 ~ ~Ra Paalllae kxeendaria Lpptoved aa to style and oontent by& 6. P. Chairaen of Coaalttee C. c. aden visor a of epee teen t The author wishes to express his gratitude... groups will serve as a starting point. LENMA 1. 1. Let 0 be a group not the 1dentity alone. Then 0 has no proper subgroups 1f and only if 0 is s finite oyolio group of prime order. Suppose that 0 is a finite oyolio group of prime order p...

Armendariz, Efraim Pacillas

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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On a periodicity measure and superoscillations  

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The phenomenon of superoscillation, where band limited signals can oscillate over some time period with a frequency higher than the band limit, is not only very interesting but it also seems to offer many practical applications. The first reason is that the superoscillation frequency can be exploited to perform tasks beyond the limits imposed by the lower bandwidth of the signal. The second reason is that it is generic and applies to any wave form, be it optical, electrical, sonic, or quantum mechanical. For practical applications, it is important to overcome two problems. The first problem is that an overwhelming proportion of the energy goes into the non superoscillating part of the signal. The second problem is the control of the shape of the superoscillating part of the signal. The first problem has been recently addressed by optimization of the super oscillation yield, the ratio of the energy in the superoscillations to the total energy of the signal. The second problem may arise when the superoscillation, is to mimic a high frequency purely perodic signal. This may be required, for example, when a superoscillating force is to drive a harmonic oscillator at a high resonance frequency. In this paper the degree of periodicity of a signal is defined and applied to some yield optimized superoscillating signals.

Nehemia Schwartz; Moshe Schwartz

2014-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Electromagnetic Siegert states for periodic dielectric structures  

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The formalism of Siegert states to describe the resonant scattering in quantum theory is extended to the resonant scattering of electromagnetic waves on periodic dielectric arrays. The excitation of electromagnetic Siegert states by an incident wave packet and their decay is studied. The formalism is applied to develop a theory of coupled electromagnetic resonances arising in the electromagnetic scattering problem for two such arrays separated by a distance 2h (or, generally, when the physical properties of the scattering array depend on a real coupling parameter h). Analytic properties of Siegert states as functions of the coupling parameter h are established by the Regular Perturbation Theorem which is an extension the Kato-Rellich theorem to the present case. By means of this theorem, it is proved that if the scattering structure admits a bound state in the radiation continuum at a certain value of the coupling parameter h, then there always exist regions within the structure in which the near field can be amplified as much as desired by adjusting the value of h. This establishes a rather general mechanism to control and amplify optical nonlinear effects in periodically structured planar structures possessing a nonlinear dielectric susceptibility.

Friends R. Ndangali; Sergei V. Shabanov

2011-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Mo Year Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER:  

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Version No: 2013.01 Mo Year Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER: http://www.eia.gov/survey/form/eia_14/instructions.pdf Mailing Address: Secure File Transfer option available at: (e.g., PO Box, RR) https://signon.eia.doe.gov/upload/noticeoog.jsp Electronic Transmission: The PC Electronic Zip Code - Data Reporting Option (PEDRO) is available. If interested in software, call (202) 586-9659. Email form to: OOG.SURVEYS@eia.doe.gov - - - - Fax form to: (202) 586-9772 Mail form to: Oil & Gas Survey Email address: U.S. Department of Energy Ben Franklin Station PO Box 279 Washington, DC 20044-0279 Questions? Call toll free: 1-800-638-8812 PADD 4 Type of Report (Check One ): (Thousands of dollars) (Thousands of barrels) PADD 2 PADD 3 PAD DISTRICT (a) Revision to Report:

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Steady periodic gravity waves with surface tension  

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In this paper we consider two-dimensional, stratified, steady water waves propagating over an impermeable flat bed and with a free surface. The motion is assumed to be driven by capillarity (that is, surface tension) on the surface and a gravitational force acting on the body of the fluid. We prove the existence of global continua of classical solutions that are periodic and traveling. This is accomplished by first constructing a 1-parameter family of laminar flow solutions, $\\mathcal{T}$, then applying bifurcation theory methods to obtain local curves of small amplitude solutions branching from $\\mathcal{T}$ at an eigenvalue of the linearized problem. Each solution curve is then continued globally by means of a degree theoretic theorem in the spirit of Rabinowitz. Finally, we complement the degree theoretic picture by proving an alternate global bifurcation theorem via the analytic continuation method of Dancer.

Samuel Walsh

2009-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance Period Total Fee Paid FY2001  

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01 01 $4,547,400 FY2002 $4,871,000 FY2003 $6,177,902 FY2004 $8,743,007 FY2005 $13,134,189 FY2006 $7,489,704 FY2007 $9,090,924 FY2008 $10,045,072 FY2009 $12,504,247 FY2010 $17,590,414 FY2011 $17,558,710 FY2012 $14,528,770 Cumulative Fee Paid $126,281,339 Cost Plus Award Fee DE-AC29-01AL66444 Washington TRU Solutions LLC Contractor: Contract Number: Contract Type: $8,743,007 Contract Period: $1,813,482,000 Fee Information Maximum Fee $131,691,744 Total Estimated Contract Cost: $4,547,400 $4,871,000 $6,177,902 October 2000 - September 2012 Minimum Fee $0 Fee Available EM Contractor Fee Site: Carlsbad Field Office - Carlsbad, NM Contract Name: Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Operations March 2013 $13,196,690 $9,262,042 $10,064,940 $14,828,770 $12,348,558 $12,204,247 $17,590,414 $17,856,774

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Effects of periodic matter in kaon regeneration  

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We study the effects of periodic matter in kaon regeneration, motivated by the possibility of parametric resonance in neutrino oscillations. The large imaginary parts of the forward kaon-nucleon scattering amplitudes and the decay width difference $\\Delta\\Gamma$ prevent a sizable enhancement of the $K_L\\to K_S$ transition probability. However, some interesting effects can be produced using regenerators made of alternating layers of two different materials. Despite the fact that the regenerator has a fixed length one can obtain different values for the probability distribution of the $K_L$ decay into a final state. Using a two-arm regenerator set up it is possible to measure the imaginary parts of the $K^0(\\bar{K}^0)$-nucleon scattering amplitudes in the correlated decays of the $\\phi$-resonance. Combining the data of the single-arm regenerator experiments with direct and reverse orders of the matter layers in the regenerator one can independently measure the CP violating parameter $\\delta$.

Evgeny Akhmedov; Augusto Barroso; Petteri Keränen

2001-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Superconvergence of period doubling cascade in trapezoid maps  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

In the symmetric and the asymmetric trapezoid maps, as a slope of the trapezoid is increased, the period doubling cascade occurs and the symbolic sequence of periodic points is the Metropolis-Stein-Stein sequence and the convergence of the onset point of the period 2^m solution to the accumulation point is exponentially fast. We reported these results previously. In this paper, we give the detailed description of the proof on the results. Further, we study the period doubling cascade starting from period p solution and show the superconvergence of the period doubling cascade.

T. Uezu

2000-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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PERIOD ERROR ESTIMATION FOR THE KEPLER ECLIPSING BINARY CATALOG  

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The Kepler Eclipsing Binary Catalog (KEBC) describes 2165 eclipsing binaries identified in the 115 deg{sup 2} Kepler Field based on observations from Kepler quarters Q0, Q1, and Q2. The periods in the KEBC are given in units of days out to six decimal places but no period errors are provided. We present the PEC (Period Error Calculator) algorithm, which can be used to estimate the period errors of strictly periodic variables observed by the Kepler Mission. The PEC algorithm is based on propagation of error theory and assumes that observation of every light curve peak/minimum in a long time-series observation can be unambiguously identified. The PEC algorithm can be efficiently programmed using just a few lines of C computer language code. The PEC algorithm was used to develop a simple model that provides period error estimates for eclipsing binaries in the KEBC with periods less than 62.5 days: log {sigma}{sub P} Almost-Equal-To - 5.8908 + 1.4425(1 + log P), where P is the period of an eclipsing binary in the KEBC in units of days. KEBC systems with periods {>=}62.5 days have KEBC period errors of {approx}0.0144 days. Periods and period errors of seven eclipsing binary systems in the KEBC were measured using the NASA Exoplanet Archive Periodogram Service and compared to period errors estimated using the PEC algorithm.

Mighell, Kenneth J. [National Optical Astronomy Observatory, 950 North Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719 (United States); Plavchan, Peter [NASA Exoplanet Science Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0403: Public Comment Period Extension | Department of Energy  

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403: Public Comment Period Extension 403: Public Comment Period Extension EIS-0403: Public Comment Period Extension Solar Energy Development in Six Southwestern States The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced a two-week extension of the public comment period for the Draft Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Solar PEIS), a joint effort with the Department of Energy. The agencies had previously provided for a 120-day public comment period on the Draft Solar PEIS. Because of numerous requests, the agencies extended the comment period by an additional two weeks beyond April 16, 2011. The comment period ran (with extension) until May 2, 2011. EIS-0403-DEIS_Second_Comment_Extension-2011.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0403: Notice to Extend Public Comment Period

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101

An Investigation into Solar Wind Plasma Periodicities Karolen I. Paularena  

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An Investigation into Solar Wind Plasma Periodicities Karolen I. Paularena Center for Space Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts Received ; accepted To be submitted to Journal of Geophysical Research, 1996. Short title: SOLAR WIND PLASMA PERIODICITIES #12

Richardson, John

102

Recommendation 186: Option Periods in Prime Contract Language  

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The inclusion of option periods in the language of all future DOE Request for Proposals for prime contracts when appropriate.

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EIS-0463: Extension of Scoping Period | Department of Energy  

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Extension of Scoping Period Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0463: Extension of Scoping Period Presidential Permit Application for Northern Pass Transmission, New Hampshire The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (DOE/EIS-0463). In anticipation of additional alternative route information being provided by Northern Pass, DOE is reopening the scoping period. DOE will determine the close of the scoping period once the additional routing information is received from Northern Pass, and DOE will provide at least 45 days for public review and scoping comments on any such routing information. EIS-0463-ScopingExtension-2011.pdf More Documents & Publications Application for presidential permit OE Docket No. PP-371 Northern Pass

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EIS-0463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact  

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Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement Northern Pass Transmission Line Project The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (DOE/EIS-0463). The scoping period now ends on June 14, 2011. Reopening of Scoping Period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement, EIS-0463 (April 2011) (76 FR 21338) More Documents & Publications EIS-0385: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0425: EPA Notice of Availability of Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0448: Notice of Adoption of an Environmental Impact Statement

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EIS-0463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact  

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463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact 463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0463: Reopening of Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement Northern Pass Transmission Line Project The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (DOE/EIS-0463). The scoping period now ends on June 14, 2011. Reopening of Scoping Period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement, EIS-0463 (April 2011) (76 FR 21338) More Documents & Publications EIS-0385: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0408: DOE Notice of Availability of a Programmatic Draft Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0469: Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement and

106

Can Bohmian trajectories account for quantum recurrences having classical periodicities?  

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Quantum systems in specific regimes display recurrences at the period of the periodic orbits of the corresponding classical system. We investigate the excited hydrogen atom in a magnetic field -- a prototypical system of 'quantum chaos' -- from the point of view of the de Broglie Bohm (BB) interpretation of quantum mechanics. The trajectories predicted by BB theory are computed and contrasted with the time evolution of the wavefunction, which shows pronounced features at times matching the period of closed orbits of the classical hydrogen in a magnetic field problem. Individual BB trajectories do not possess these periodicities and cannot account for the quantum recurrences. These recurrences can however be explained by BB theory by considering the ensemble of trajectories compatible with an initial statistical distribution, although none of the trajectories of the ensemble are periodic, rendering unclear the dynamical origin of the classical periodicities.

A. Matzkin

2006-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0489: Notice of Comment Period Extension and Additional Scoping...  

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Meetings EIS-0489: Notice of Comment Period Extension and Additional Scoping Meetings Jordan Cove Liquefaction Project (Coos County, OR) and Pacific Connector Pipeline Project...

108

Guidance on the Required Period for Grantees to Obligate Funds...  

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on the Required Period for Grantees to Obligate Funds and the Procedures for Reporting of Obligated Funds for the Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program...

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DURING THIS REPORTING PERIOD, WE ISSUED 45 REPORTS; IDENTIFIED...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

components that have a limited lifetime due to their use of tritium, a radioactive gas which decays over time. Periodic replacement of these components is necessary to...

110

EIS-0369: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional...  

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Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting Supplemental Yucca Mountain Rail Corridor and Rail Alignment The Department of Energy is now announcing...

111

Green's function analysis of periodic structures in computational electromagnetics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the two-dimensional periodic Green's function," IEEE Trans.evaluation of the Green's function for the Helmholtzrepresentations of certain Green's functions," J. Comp.

Van Orden, Derek

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Microsoft Word - PARS II Process Document - Close Period 2013...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

the process of preparing the APM Deputy Secretary Monthly Report and closing the DOE Reporting Period in PARS II. SCOPE This process applies to the Headquarters Office of...

113

Periodic Boundary Conditions in the ALEGRA Finite Element Code  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This document describes the implementation of periodic boundary conditions in the ALEGRA finite element code. ALEGRA is an arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian multi-physics code with both explicit and implicit numerical algorithms. The periodic boundary implementation requires a consistent set of boundary input sets which are used to describe virtual periodic regions. The implementation is noninvasive to the majority of the ALEGRA coding and is based on the distributed memory parallel framework in ALEGRA. The technique involves extending the ghost element concept for interprocessor boundary communications in ALEGRA to additionally support on- and off-processor periodic boundary communications. The user interface, algorithmic details and sample computations are given.

AIDUN,JOHN B.; ROBINSON,ALLEN C.; WEATHERBY,JOE R.

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Dual periodicities in the rotational modulation of Saturn narrowband emissions  

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Dual periodicities in the rotational modulation of Saturn narrowband emissions S.Y. Ye,1 D. A emissions is examined, restricting the spacecraft location to either the northern or the southern hemisphere of Saturn. It is found that in both hemispheres, the modulation period of 5 kHz narrowband emissions has two

Gurnett, Donald A.

115

Quantum coherent switch utilizing commensurate nanoelectrode and charge density periodicities  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A quantum coherent switch having a substrate formed from a density wave (DW) material capable of having a periodic electron density modulation or spin density modulation, a dielectric layer formed onto a surface of the substrate that is orthogonal to an intrinsic wave vector of the DW material; and structure for applying an external spatially periodic electrostatic potential over the dielectric layer.

Harrison, Neil (Santa Fe, NM); Singleton, John (Los Alamos, NM); Migliori, Albert (Santa Fe, NM)

2008-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

116

Another look at periodic wavelets Brody Dylan Johnson  

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Another look at periodic wavelets Brody Dylan Johnson St. Louis University 16 May 2009 Brody Dylan Johnson (St. Louis University) Another look at periodic wavelets 16 May 2009 1 / 31 #12;Overview Overview. (see, e.g., the texts of Meyer and Daubechies) Brody Dylan Johnson (St. Louis University) Another look

Johnson, Brody Dylan

117

Photonic bandgaps of periodic multilayers with diffuse interfaces  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the locations and widths of the forbidden bandgaps is standard [1­3]. However, generally the interfaces betweenPhotonic bandgaps of periodic multilayers with diffuse interfaces Jean-Michel André* , Philippe-michel.andre1@upmc.fr The photonic bandgap of periodic multilayers with diffuse interface is calculated

Boyer, Edmond

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Observable coherence theory for statistically periodic fields Brynmor J. Davis*  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Observable coherence theory for statistically periodic fields Brynmor J. Davis* The Beckman processes is used to develop classical coherence theory for the measurement of statistically periodicRevA.76.043843 PACS number s : 42.25.Kb, 42.60.Mi, 42.65.Re I. INTRODUCTION Coherence theory 1

Bhargava, Rohit

119

BOTT PERIODICITY AND THE INDEX OF ELLIPTIC OPERATORS  

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......Articles BOTT PERIODICITY AND THE INDEX OF ELLIPTIC OPERATORS M. F...University BOTT PERIODICITY AND THE INDEX OF ELLIPTIC OPERATORS By M...Equivariant JT-theory and completion' (to appear). 9. M. F...and I. M. Singer, 'The index of elliptio operators I......

M. F. ATIYAH

1968-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Insecticides and my Osmia cornifrons Nesting Container Nesting Period  

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Insecticides and my Osmia cornifrons Nesting Container Nesting Period The Osmia cornifrons nesting male offspring. The end caps of nesting tubes made by older females are thin and weak, and they tend to break easily. In addition, near the end of the nesting period the numbers of parasites and predators

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EIS-0431: Extension of Public Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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31: Extension of Public Comment Period 31: Extension of Public Comment Period EIS-0431: Extension of Public Comment Period Hydrogen Energy California's Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle and Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project, CA The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of availability on July 22, 2013 (78 FR 43870) that provided for a comment period ending September 3, 2013. DOE is extending the public comment period to October 1, 2013, and announces public hearings for the Hydrogen Energy California's Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Project Preliminary Staff Assessment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (PSA/DEIS; DOE/EIS--0431D; 78 FR 52764). The PSA/DEIS is available on the internet at http://www.energy.gov/nepa/downloads/eis-0431-draft-environmental-impact-statement

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EIS-0431: Extension of Public Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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Public Comment Period Public Comment Period EIS-0431: Extension of Public Comment Period Hydrogen Energy California's Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle and Carbon Capture and Sequestration Project, CA The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a notice of availability on July 22, 2013 (78 FR 43870) that provided for a comment period ending September 3, 2013. DOE is extending the public comment period to October 1, 2013, and announces public hearings for the Hydrogen Energy California's Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle Project Preliminary Staff Assessment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement (PSA/DEIS; DOE/EIS--0431D; 78 FR 52764). The PSA/DEIS is available on the internet at http://www.energy.gov/nepa/downloads/eis-0431-draft-environmental-impact-statement or on the CEC electronic docket site at

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Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period September 29, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contacts Darwin J. Morgan morgan@nv.doe.gov 702-295-3521 Kelly K. Snyder snyderk@nv.doe.gov 702-295-3521 In response to public comments and requests, the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office is extending the public comment period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada. The formal comment period will close on December 2, 2011, rather than October 27. Within the draft SWEIS, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office presents a formal analysis of

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Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period Department of Energy Extends Public Comment Period September 29, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contacts Darwin J. Morgan morgan@nv.doe.gov 702-295-3521 Kelly K. Snyder snyderk@nv.doe.gov 702-295-3521 In response to public comments and requests, the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office is extending the public comment period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada. The formal comment period will close on December 2, 2011, rather than October 27. Within the draft SWEIS, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office presents a formal analysis of

125

Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting  

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Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects: Federal Register Notice Volume 78, No. 186 - September 25, 2013 Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects: Federal Register Notice Volume 78, No. 186 - September 25, 2013 On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Request for Information seeking information on a draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for significant onshore electric transmission projects requiring Federal authorizations. This notice announces an extension of the public comment period for submitting comments regarding the IIP Process to October 31, 2013. Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting

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Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting  

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Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects: Federal Register Notice Volume 78, No. 186 - September 25, 2013 Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting and Review of Infrastructure Projects: Federal Register Notice Volume 78, No. 186 - September 25, 2013 On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Request for Information seeking information on a draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for significant onshore electric transmission projects requiring Federal authorizations. This notice announces an extension of the public comment period for submitting comments regarding the IIP Process to October 31, 2013. Extension of Comment Period on Improving Performance of Federal Permitting

127

The orbital period of the eclipsing dwarf nova CG Draconis  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We have performed time resolved photometry on the dwarf nova CG Dra and have established for the first time that it is an eclipsing system. By measuring the times of the eclipses, we determined the orbital period as 0.18864(4) d, or 4h 31m 38 +/- 3s. This value is consistent with the shorter of two periods proposed from earlier spectroscopic studies. The orbital period places CG Dra above the period gap. The symmetrical eclipses are of short duration (FWHM 18+/-2 min, or 0.066(7) of the orbital period) and shallow (average 0.16+/-0.02 mag), suggesting a grazing eclipse which is consistent with an orbital inclination just above the critical value. Flickering persists through the eclipse which means that the flickering source is not occulted by the secondary star.

Jeremy Shears; David Boyd; Steve Brady; Roger Pickard

2008-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

128

Planar resonant periodic orbits in Kuiper belt dynamics  

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In the framework of the planar restricted three body problem we study a considerable number of resonances associated to the Kuiper Belt dynamics and located between 30 and 48 a.u. Our study is based on the computation of resonant periodic orbits and their stability. Stable periodic orbits are surrounded by regular librations in phase space and in such domains the capture of trans-Neptunian object is possible. All the periodic orbits found are symmetric and there is evidence for the existence of asymmetric ones only in few cases. In the present work first, second and third order resonances are under consideration. In the planar circular case we found that most of the periodic orbits are stable. The families of periodic orbits are temporarily interrupted by collisions but they continue up to relatively large values of the Jacobi constant and highly eccentric regular motion exists for all cases. In the elliptic problem and for a particular eccentricity value of the primary bodies the periodic orbits are isolated. The corresponding families, where they belong to, bifurcate from specific periodic orbits of the circular problem and seem to continue up to the rectilinear problem. Both stable and unstable orbits are obtained for each case. In the elliptic problem the unstable orbits found are associated with narrow chaotic domains in phase space. The evolution of the orbits, which are located in such chaotic domains, seems to be practically regular and bounded for long time intervals.

George Voyatzis; Thomas Kotoulas

2005-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

129

Post Production Heavy Oil Operations: A Case for Partial Upgrading  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; these savings not only offset operational costs but provide short payback periods on capital expenditures. Additionally, the lower gravity blend resulting from visbreaking can also bring about energy and cost savings in pipeline transportation and positively...

Lokhandwala, Taher

2012-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

130

Optimal Planning and Operation of Smart Grids with Electric Vehicle Interconnection  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

efficiency requirements - Maximum emission limits Investment constraints: - Payback period is constrained Storage constraints: - Electricity stored is limited by batterybattery minimum state of charge, dimensionless EV battery charging efficiency, dimensionless EV battery discharging efficiency, dimensionless electricity storage

Stadler, Michael

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

VICE 2.0 Helps Fleets Evaluate CNG Investments (Fact Sheet),...  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center [Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)]

VICE 2.0 Helps Fleets Evaluate CNG Investments CNG Find VICE 2.0 on the AFDC: afdc.energy.gov VICE 2.0 allows you to chart key investment indicators, such as payback period,...

132

2010-2011 2 3 Year Average 0.7  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

FTS/number of students enrolled for the last three fall semesters. 4 Employment Profile (In field External Review Date of last formal external review, updated when changed 13 Faculty Teaching Load Total number of semester credit hours in organized teaching courses taught per academic year by core faculty

133

DOE Media Advisory - DOE extends public comment period on Draft  

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Media Advisory - DOE extends public comment period on Draft Media Advisory - DOE extends public comment period on Draft Environmental Assessment for Replacement Capability for Disposal of Remote-Handled Low-Level Radioactive Waste Generated at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho Site DOE Media Advisory - DOE extends public comment period on Draft Environmental Assessment for Replacement Capability for Disposal of Remote-Handled Low-Level Radioactive Waste Generated at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho Site October 13, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Tim Jackson 208-526-8484 In response to requests from people interested in National Environmental Policy Act activities occurring at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho Operations Office, the department has extended the public comment period that began September 1 on the Draft Environmental Assessment for

134

Property:Building/EndPeriod | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

EndPeriod EndPeriod Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Date. End of the period (last day of the month) Pages using the property "Building/EndPeriod" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 1 December 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 1 December 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 1 December 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 1 December 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 1 September 2005 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 1 December 2004 +

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Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Integrated, Interagency  

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Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Integrated, Interagency Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for Electric Transmission Projects Requiring Federal Authorizations Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for Electric Transmission Projects Requiring Federal Authorizations September 25, 2013 - 4:24pm Addthis On August 29, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Request for Information seeking information on a draft Integrated, Interagency Pre-Application (IIP) Process for significant onshore electric transmission projects requiring Federal authorizations. An announcement extending the public comment period for submitting comments regarding the IIP Process was published in the Federal Register on

136

Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan  

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Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests November 14, 2013 - 5:05pm Addthis The Energy Department today announced the opening of the application periods for six regional competitions that are part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. The competition aims to inspires university teams and promote entrepreneurship in clean energy technologies that will boost American competitiveness, bring cutting-edge clean energy solutions to the market, and strengthen our economic prosperity. The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition challenges university

137

Property:Building/StartPeriod | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

StartPeriod StartPeriod Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Date. Start of the period (first day o the month) Pages using the property "Building/StartPeriod" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 1 January 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 1 January 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 1 January 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 1 January 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 1 October 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 1 January 2004 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 1 October 2004 +

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Wastren-EnergX Mission Support LLC Contract Number: DE-CI0000004 Contract Type: Cost Plus Award Fee 128,879,762 Contract Period: December 2009 - July 2015 Fee Information...

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Period: Fee Information Maximum Fee Contract Type: Minimum Fee 91,085,394 74,386,573 Target Fee September 2002 - March 2017 Cost Plus Fixed FeeIncentive Fee 1,192,114,896...

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Cumulative Fee Paid 22,200,285 Wackenhut Services, Inc. DE-AC30-10CC60025 Contractor: Cost Plus Award Fee 989,000,000 Contract Period: Contract Type: January 2010 - December...

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Number: Contract Type: Contract Period: 0 Minimum Fee Maximum Fee Washington River Protection Solutions LLC DE-AC27-08RV14800 Cost Plus Award Fee 5,553,789,617 Fee Information...

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2011 - September 2015 June 2014 Contractor: Contract Number: Contract Type: Idaho Treatment Group LLC DE-EM0001467 Cost Plus Award Fee Fee Information 419,202,975 Contract Period:...

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

FY2010 FY2011 FY2012 Fee Information Minimum Fee Maximum Fee June 2014 Contract Number: Cost Plus Incentive Fee Contractor: 3,245,814,927 Contract Period: EM Contractor Fee Site:...

144

The orbital period distribution of subdwarf B binaries  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We present the results of a 3.5 year long campaign to measure orbital periods of subdwarf B (sdB) star binaries. We directly compare our observed orbital period distribution with that predicted by using binary population synthesis. Up to now, most of our systems seem to have been formed through two of the formation channels discussed by Han et al.(2003), i.e. the first and the second common envelope ejection (CE) channels. At this point, thanks to the long baseline of our observations, we are starting to detect also very long orbital period systems. These have probably come from a complete different formation path, the first stable Roche Lobe overflow (RLOF) channel in which the first mass transfer phase is stable. This channel is expected to lead to the formation of very wide binaries with orbital periods ranging between 0.5 to 2000 days.

L. Morales-Rueda; P. F. L. Maxted; T. R. Marsh

2003-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Short-period seismic rotations and translations recorded by Rotaphone  

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-period Rotaphone records of events induced by natural and/or anthropogenic sources 31 5.1 Records of quarry blasts Rotation to translation relations 39 7 The problem of seismic translational components being contaminated

Cerveny, Vlastislav

146

Accepted by ApJ. Periodicities in Solar Flare Occurrence  

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that the periodicity near 154 days operated during cycles 19­21 (Lean & Brueckner 1989; Lean 1990; Oliver et al. 1998 of sunspot numbers generally agree with the results of sunspot area analyses (Lean & Brueckner 1989; Krivova

Bai, Taeil

147

Dynamic Scheduling of Skippable Periodic Tasks: Issues and Proposals  

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-Chetto and Audrey Marchand IRCCyN, University of Nantes, Nantes, FRANCE Email: {maryline.chetto, audrey.marchand Scheduling of Skippable Periodic Tasks in Weakly-Hard Real-Time Systems," by M. Silly-Chetto, and A. Marchand

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

148

Periodic solutions of Schrodinger equation in Hilbert space  

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Necessary and sufficient conditions for existence of boundary value problem of Schrodinger equation are obtained in linear and nonlinear cases. Periodic analytical solutions are represented using generalized Green's operator

A. A. Boichuk; A. A. Pokutnyi

2012-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

149

Modeling Maritime Culture: Galveston, Texas, in the Historic Period  

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...“Maritime cultural landscape” (MCL) can be applied as both a research framework and a theoretical inquiry into cultural interactions with the sea. The utility of MCL approaches in historic period archaeologica...

Matthew E. Keith; Amanda M. Evans

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Thermal equilibrium theory of periodically focused charged-particle beams  

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A thermal equilibrium theory of periodically focused charged-particle beams is presented in the framework of both warm-fluid and kinetic descriptions. In particular, the thermal beam equilibria are discussed for paraxial ...

Samokhvalova, Ksenia R

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Real-time Multi-period truckload routing problems  

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In this thesis we consider a multi-period truckload pick-up and delivery problem dealing with real-time requests over a finite time horizon. We introduce the notion of postponement of requests, whereby the company can ...

Limpaitoon, Tanachai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

Microsoft Word - DOE News Release - Public Comment Period Extended...  

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Period on Proposed Cleanup Plans Extended 60 Days On Oct. 31, 2014 the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released two formal Proposed Plans for the decontamination and...

153

Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan  

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Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests Application Periods Open for 2014 National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition's Regional Contests November 14, 2013 - 5:05pm Addthis The Energy Department today announced the opening of the application periods for six regional competitions that are part of the 2014 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. The competition aims to inspires university teams and promote entrepreneurship in clean energy technologies that will boost American competitiveness, bring cutting-edge clean energy solutions to the market, and strengthen our economic prosperity. The National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition challenges university

154

Realtime controller tuning for periodic disturbance rejection with application to active noise control  

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de Callafon. Scheduling control for periodic disturbance at-de Callafon, “Scheduling Control for Periodic DisturbanceR.A. de Callafon, “Scheduling Control for Periodic Distur-

Kinney, Charles E.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

An Autonomous Adaptive Scheduling Agent for Period Searching  

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We describe the design and implementation of an autonomous adaptive software agent that addresses the practical problem of observing undersampled, periodic, time-varying phenomena using a network of HTN-compliant robotic telescopes. The algorithm governing the behaviour of the agent uses an optimal geometric sampling technique to cover the period range of interest, but additionally implements proactive behaviour that maximises the optimality of the dataset in the face of an uncertain and changing operating environment.

Eric S. Saunders; Tim Naylor; Alasdair Allan

2008-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

156

Taking Another Look at Pumping Systems: Opportunities Go Well Beyond Just Energy Savings  

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payback periods. Basing decisions, however, on total cost of ownership and established life-cycle cost methodologies provides compelling arguments to shift business decision-making away from initial cost considerations. Pumping systems account... payback periods. Basing decisions, however, on total cost of ownership and established life-cycle cost methodologies provides compelling arguments to shift business decision-making away from initial cost considerations. Pumping systems account...

Tutterow, V.; Walters, T.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Prominence seismology using the period ratio of transverse thread oscillations  

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The ratio of the period of the fundamental mode to that of the first overtone of kink oscillations, from here on the "period ratio", is a seismology tool that can be used to infer information about the spatial variation of density along solar magnetic flux tubes. The period ratio is 2 in longitudinally homogeneous thin tubes, but it differs from 2 due to longitudinal inhomogeneity. In this paper we investigate the period ratio in longitudinally inhomogeneous prominence threads and explore its implications for prominence seismology. We numerically solve the two-dimensional eigenvalue problem of kink oscillations in a model of a prominence thread. We take into account three nonuniform density profiles along the thread. In agreement with previous works that used simple piecewise constant density profiles, we find that the period ratio is larger than 2 in prominence threads. When the ratio of the central density to that at the footpoints is fixed, the period ratio depends strongly on the form of the density profi...

Soler, R; Ballester, J L

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Observations of long period earthquakes accompanying hydraulic fracturing  

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Waveforms of most seismic events accompanying hydraulic fracturing have been reported to contain clear P and S waves and have fault plane solutions consistent with shear displacement across a fault. This observation is surprising since classical hydraulic fracturing theory predicts the creation of a tensile opening of a cavity in response to fluid pressure. Very small long period events, similar to long period earthquakes observed at volcanoes, were found to occur during four hydraulic fracturing experiments carried out at Fenton Hill, New Mexico. Since the long period earthquakes occur in the same region as the shear type events, it is concluded that the unusual character of the long period earthquake waveforms is due to a source effect and not a path effect. The occurrence of long period earthquakes during hydraulic fracturing could indicate tensile fracturing. Many waveforms of these events are identical, which implies that these events represent repeated activation of a given source. A proposed source for these long period events is the sudden opening of a channel that connects two cracks filled with fluid at different pressures. The sizes of the two cracks differ, which causes two or more peaks to appear in the spectra, each peak being associated with one physical dimension of each crack. From the frequencies at which spectral peaks occur, crack lengths are estimated to be between 3 and 20m.

Bame, D.; Fehler, M.

1986-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Ionized impurity scattering in periodically ?-doped InP  

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The quantum mobility in the individual minibands of InP with periodic Si ? doping was estimated from the Shubnikov–de Haas spectra of the samples, measured at 4.2 K in fields of 0–14 T. The set of samples studied had a sheet density of Si atoms of about 4.9×1012 cm-2 in each doped layer, and a doping period in the range 90–300 ?. A theoretical model for the quantum mobility in individual minibands was developed, and theoretical estimates of the quantum mobility are in reasonable agreement with the experimental values. It is observed that at a fixed doping period the quantum mobilities increase with the index of the miniband, and the quantum mobility in an individual miniband decreases when the doping period is made shorter. The dependence of the quantum mobility on the miniband index and doping periodicity correlates with the dependence of the mean distance between electrons and the doped layer on the same quantities. These results demonstrate that in ?-doped semiconductors the binding length of the quantum-confined electronic charge is a very important parameter, determining the carrier mobility which can be attained in these systems.

A. B. Henriques, L. C. D. Gon?calves, N. F. Oliveira Jr., P. L. Souza, and B. Yavich

1997-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

160

DOE Extends Comment Period on Certification and Enforcement Notice of  

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Certification and Enforcement Notice Certification and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Rulemaking DOE Extends Comment Period on Certification and Enforcement Notice of Proposed Rulemaking October 15, 2010 - 10:22am Addthis In response to a formal request, the Department has extended to October 29, 2010, the deadline for submission of comments in response to the Notice or Proposed Rulemaking on the certification and enforcement of the Department's energy conservation standards. (75 FR 56796). The signed extension provided here will be published shortly in the Federal Register. Addthis Related Articles DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act Department of Energy Issues Final Rule on Loan Guarantees

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161

STAR Teaching Program Application Period | Department of Energy  

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STAR Teaching Program Application Period STAR Teaching Program Application Period STAR Teaching Program Application Period December 28, 2012 2:30PM EST to January 31, 2013 5:30PM EST Cal Poly The Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Researcher program, a collaborative project of California State University, provides pre-service and early career science teachers with eight week long paid mentor and research opportunities at a national research center. Applicants must have the following: A demonstrated interest in becoming a science or mathematics teacher at the secondary level (grades 6-12) Either a California State University (CSU) student OR NSF Noyce Scholar in the United States OR a STAR Alum with two or fewer years of participation AND two or fewer years of teaching experience (first time participants must be pre-service teachers, i.e., not yet teaching full-time

162

Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. |  

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Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. On July 27, 2010, the Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register a notice of inquiry (NOI) and request for comment from the public in its development of regulations pertaining to section 934, of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (''Act''). Section 934 addresses how the United States will meet its obligations under the Convention for Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (''CSC'') including its obligation to contribute to an international supplementary fund in the event of certain nuclear incidents.The NOI provided a September 27, 2010, deadline for comments, which was subsequently extended to October 27, 2010 in response to a public

163

Department of Energy Announces Plans for Additional Comment Period on  

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Announces Plans for Additional Comment Period Announces Plans for Additional Comment Period on National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors Department of Energy Announces Plans for Additional Comment Period on National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors November 9, 2006 - 9:38am Addthis Under Section 1221(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, the Department of Energy must issue a report based on the Department's August 8 Congestion Study. In that report, the Secretary may designate as a "national interest electric transmission corridor" (National Corridor) any geographic area experiencing electric energy transmission capacity constraints or congestion that adversely affects consumers. After issuing the August 8 Congestion Study, the Department invited public comment and received comments on the study from a variety of entities

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Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. |  

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extension of public comment period for reply comments. extension of public comment period for reply comments. Notice of extension of public comment period for reply comments. On July 27, 2010, the Department of Energy (DOE) published in the Federal Register a notice of inquiry (NOI) and request for comment from the public in its development of regulations pertaining to section 934, of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (''Act''). Section 934 addresses how the United States will meet its obligations under the Convention for Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (''CSC'') including its obligation to contribute to an international supplementary fund in the event of certain nuclear incidents.The NOI provided a September 27, 2010, deadline for comments, which was subsequently extended to October 27, 2010 in response to a public

165

Clock-controlled generators with large period output sequences  

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Clock-controlled generators are a kind of pseudo-random number generators (PRNG). Recently, some clock-controlled generators based on jumping Linear Finite State Machines (LFSMs) have been proposed, such as Pomaranch and MICKEY. The period and the linear complexity of their output sequences need to be large enough to provide security against linear attacks. In this paper, a new condition for the period to reach its maximal value is presented. The condition is better than the previous one. Further, some clock-controlled generators are considered, including a new generator which uses a Feedback with Carry Shift Register (FCSR) as the control register. How to maximise the period of their output sequences is investigated.

Zhiqiang Lin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Periodic Discrete Energy for Long-Range Potentials  

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We consider periodic energy problems in Euclidean space with a special emphasis on long-range potentials that cannot be defined through the usual infinite sum. One of our main results builds on more recent developments of Ewald summation to define the periodic energy corresponding to a large class of long-range potentials. Two particularly interesting examples are the logarithmic potential and the Riesz potential when the Riesz parameter is smaller than the dimension of the space. For these examples, we use analytic continuation methods to provide concise formulas for the periodic kernel in terms of the Epstein Hurwitz Zeta function. We apply our energy definition to deduce several properties of the minimal energy including the asymptotic order of growth and the distribution of points in energy minimizing configurations as the number of points becomes large. We conclude with some detailed calculations in the case of one dimension, which shows the utility of this approach.

D. P. Hardin; E. B. Saff; Brian Simanek

2014-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

167

Gravitational Waves from Periodic Three-Body Systems  

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Three bodies moving in a periodic orbit under the influence of Newtonian gravity ought to emit gravitational waves. We have calculated the gravitational radiation quadrupolar waveforms and the corresponding luminosities for the 13+11 recently discovered three-body periodic orbits in Newtonian gravity. These waves clearly allow one to distinguish between their sources: all 13+11 orbits have different waveforms and their luminosities (evaluated at the same orbit energy and body mass) vary by up to 13 orders of magnitude in the mean, and up to 20 orders of magnitude for the peak values.

Dmitrašinovi?, V; Hudomal, Ana

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Truncation of Periodic Image Interactions for Confined Systems  

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First principles methods based on periodic boundary conditions are used extensively by materials theorists. However, applying these methods to systems with confined electronic states entails the use of large unit cells in order to avoid artificial image interactions. We present a general approach for truncating the Coulomb interaction that removes image effects directly and leads to well converged results for modest-sized periodic cells. As an illustration, we find the lowest-energy quasiparticle and exciton states in two-dimensional hexagonal GaN sheets. These sheets have been proposed as parent materials for single-walled GaN nanotubes which may be of interest for optoelectronics.

Sohrab Ismail-Beigi

2006-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

169

Property:Wave Period Range(s) | Open Energy Information  

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Wave Period Range(s) Wave Period Range(s) Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Wave Period Range(s) Property Type String Pages using the property "Wave Period Range(s)" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 1 1.5-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 10-ft Wave Flume Facility + 0.0 + 11-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 2 2-ft Flume Facility + 10.0 + 3 3-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 5 5-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + 6 6-ft Wave Flume Facility + 10.0 + A Alden Large Flume + 2.1 + Alden Small Flume + 0.0 + Alden Wave Basin + 1.0 + B Breakwater Research Facility + 0.0 + C Carderock Maneuvering & Seakeeping Basin + 0.0 + Carderock Tow Tank 2 + 0.0 + Carderock Tow Tank 3 + 0.0 + Chase Tow Tank + 3.1 + Coastal Harbors Modeling Facility + 2.3 +

170

Spiking mode operation for a uniform-period wiggler  

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The onset of saturation in a uniform-period wiggler has been examined experimentally and through numerical simulations. Models have been constructed that explain the observations in simple and consistent ways. The models are based upon the development of strong frequency and amplitude modulation of the optical wave as a way to increase extraction efficiency and optical power.

Warren, R.W.; Goldstein, J.C.; Newnam, B.E.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Fee Paid 127,390,991 Contract Number: Fee Available Contract Period: Contract Type: Cost Plus Award Fee 4,104,318,749 28,500,000 31,597,837 0 39,171,018 32,871,600 EM...

172

Periodic Constraint-Based Control Using Dynamic Wireless Sensor Scheduling  

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Periodic Constraint-Based Control Using Dynamic Wireless Sensor Scheduling James Weimer, Jos´e Ara´ujo, Aitor Hernandez and Karl Henrik Johansson Abstract-- Constraint-based control over wireless sensor net- works (WSNs) require control strategies that achieve a desired closed-loop system performance while

Johansson, Karl Henrik

173

EFFECT OF REACTION RATE PERIODICITY ON DETONATION PROPAGATION  

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EFFECT OF REACTION RATE PERIODICITY ON DETONATION PROPAGATION Eric O. Morano and Joseph E. Shepherd through numerical simulations how the detonation propagation is affected by the heterogeneous rate but there is no accepted and accurate repre- sentation of all thermodynamic states significant to the detonation process

Barr, Al

174

Periodic orbit theory of chaotic tunneling Olivier Sigwarth  

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pre­ cisely in this organization into nearly cancelling combinations: cycle expansions are dominated Cvitanovi'c April 17, 1998 PACS: 03.20.+i, 03.65.Sq, 05.40.+j, 05.45.+b keywords: cycle expansions, periodic orbits, dynamical zeta functions, quantum tunneling. Abstract 1 cycle expansions. 1 Introduction

Cvitanovc', Predrag

175

Periodic orbit theory of linear response Niels Sndergaard  

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all distinct non- repeating combinations of prime cycles. For k > 1, tp1+p2+...+pk are weights pre- cisely in this organization into nearly cancelling combinations: cycle expansions are dominated: 03.20.+i, 03.65.Sq, 05.40.+j, 05.45.+b keywords: cycle expansions, periodic orbits, dynamical zeta

Cvitanovc', Predrag

176

Reduction of periodic one-dimensional hopping model  

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In this research, methods of reducing a general periodic one-dimensional hopping model to a one- or two-state model, which keeps the basic properties of the original process, are discussed. This reduction also implies that, to some extent, many processes can be well described by simple two-state or even one-state models.

Yunxin Zhang

2010-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

177

Recognition of resonance type in periodically forced oscillators  

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. Vegtera a Johann Bernoulli Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 407, 9700 AK Groningen, The Netherlands. Abstract This paper deals with families of periodically Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Groningen, P.O. Box 407, 9700 AK, Groningen

Vegter, Gert

178

lthough Earth has undergone many periods of significant environmen-  

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A lthough Earth has undergone many periods of significant environmen- tal change, the planet push the Earth system outside the stable environmental state of the Holocene, with consequences occurred naturally and Earth's regu- latory capacity maintained the conditions that enabled human

Horton, Tom

179

L-FUNCTIONS AND PERIODS OF ADJOINT MOTIVES Michael Harris  

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L-FUNCTIONS AND PERIODS OF ADJOINT MOTIVES Michael Harris UFR de Math´ematiques Universit´e Paris 7 for unitary groups, due to Neal Harris, with Deligne's conjecture on critical values of L-functions. When for inclusions of special orthogonal groups; the version for unitary groups, due to Neal Harris [NH], gives

Harris, Michael - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Université Paris 7

180

Contract Periods for 2012-2013 Residence Halls  

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Contract Periods for 2012-2013 Residence Halls All of the residence halls are on Fall/Spring Contracts. THERE IS NO FALL ONLY CONTRACT. · The residence halls open for the fall semester on September 1 rate for the number of days they stay. Apartments Your contract entitles you to an apartment space

Minnesota, University of

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181

Time period Annual mean [DOC] 95% CI (mg l-1)  

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.3 Time period Annual mean [SRP] ± 95% CI (mg l-1) SEPA EQS category mean Oct 2006 - Sept 2007* 16.8 ± 4 of different development activities. Building up a time series of DOC and soluble reactive phosphorus (SRP, SRP, total oxidised nitrogen and alkalinity. In addition, streamwater sampling has continued at five

182

Particle energization through time-periodic helical magnetic fields  

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We solve for the motion of charged particles in a helical time-periodic ABC (Arnold-Beltrami-Childress) magnetic field. The magnetic field lines of a stationary ABC field with coefficients A=B=C=1 are chaotic, and we show ...

Mitra, Dhrubaditya

183

Symmetric Multistip Methods for Periodic Initial Value Problems  

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......inwards. In the terminology of Stiefel & Bettis (1969), the former method is orbitally...proposed by Gautschi (1961) and Stiefel & Bettis (1969), but these require a priori...periodic" problem studied by Stiefel & Bettis (1969): z'+z = 0001 e^, z(0......

J. D. LAMBERT; I. A. WATSON

1976-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

The Best Damn Firewall Book Period, 2 edition  

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The Second Edition of the Best Damn Firewall Book Period is completely revised and updated to include all of the most recent releases from Microsoft, Cisco, Juniper Network, SonicWALL, and Check Point.Compiled from the best of the Syngress firewall ... Keywords: Security

Cherie Amon; Thomas W. Shinder; Anne Carasik-Henmi

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Periodic NDE for Bridge Maintenance Ralf W. Arndt  

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Periodic NDE for Bridge Maintenance Ralf W. Arndt NRC Research Associate U.S. Federal Highway Administration NDE Center 6300 Georgetown Pike McLean, VA 22101, USA ralf.arndt@fhwa.dot.gov Frank Jalinoos Program Manager U.S. Federal Highway Administration NDE Center 6300 Georgetown Pike McLean, VA 22101, USA

Huston, Dryver R.

186

Some Thoughts on Stability in Nonlinear Periodic Focusing Systems  

DOE R&D Accomplishments [OSTI]

A brief discussion is given of the long-term stability of particle motions through periodic focusing structures containing lumped nonlinear elements. A method is presented whereby one can specify the nonlinear elements in such a way as to generate a variety of structures in which the motion has long-term stability.

McMillan, E. M.

1967-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

187

Multi-period design of heat exchanger networks  

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Heat exchanger networks are an integral part of chemical processes as they recover available heat and reduce utility consumption, thereby improving the overall economics of an industrial plant. This paper focuses on heat exchanger network design for multi-period operation wherein the operating conditions of a process may vary with time. A typical example is the hydrotreating process in petroleum refineries where the operators increase reactor temperature to compensate for catalyst deactivation. Superstructure based multi-period models for heat exchanger network design have been proposed previously employing deterministic optimisation algorithms, e.g. (Aaltola, 2002; Verheyen and Zhang, 2006). Stochastic optimisation algorithms have also been applied for the design of flexible heat exchanger networks recently (Ma et al., 2007, 2008). The present work develops an optimisation approach using simulated annealing for design of heat exchanger networks for multi-period operation. A comparison of the new optimisation approach with previous deterministic optimisation based design approaches is presented to illustrate the utilisation of simulated annealing in design of optimal heat exchanger network configurations for multi-period operation.

Muhammad Imran Ahmad; Nan Zhang; Megan Jobson; Lu Chen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Devil's Staircase in Magnetoresistance of a Periodic Array of Scatterers  

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The nonlinear response to an external electric field is studied for classical non-interacting charged particles under the influence of a uniform magnetic field, a periodic potential, and an effective friction force. We find numerical and analytical evidence that the ratio of transversal to longitudinal resistance forms a Devil's staircase. The staircase is attributed to the dynamical phenomenon of mode-locking.

Jan Wiersig; Kang-Hun Ahn

2001-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

189

DOE Extends Public Comment Period for Uranium Program Environmental Impact  

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Uranium Program Environmental Uranium Program Environmental Impact Statement DOE Extends Public Comment Period for Uranium Program Environmental Impact Statement April 18, 2013 - 1:08pm Addthis Contractor, Bob Darr, S.M. Stoller Corporation Public Affairs, (720) 377-9672, ULinfo@lm.doe.gov GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the public comment period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (ULP PEIS) has been extended to May 31, 2013. Under the Uranium Leasing Program, DOE's Office of Legacy Management manages 31 tracts of land in Mesa, Montrose, and San Miguel counties in Colorado - approximately 25,000 acres - that are leased to private entities for uranium and vanadium mining. No mining operations are active

190

On quasi-periodic solutions for a generalized Boussinesq equation  

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Abstract In this paper a one-dimensional generalized Boussinesq equation u t t ? u x x + ( u 3 + u x x ) x x = 0 with hinged boundary conditions is considered. It is proved that the above equation admits small-amplitude quasi-periodic solutions corresponding to finite dimensional invariant tori of an associated infinite dimensional Hamiltonian system. The proof is based on an infinite dimensional KAM theorem and the Birkhoff normal form.

Yanling Shi; Junxiang Xu; Xindong Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Ultrasonic wave propagation in random and periodic particulate composites  

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Specimens Periodic specimens were manufactured containing multiple layers of spherical inclusions. Early attempts to make a multiple layer specimen using only polyester proved difficult and layer alignment was poor. Because of this, a PMMA matrix...), and then allowed to cool to 310 K (100' F). The finished layer consisted of a 2. 63 inrn thick circular disk of clear PMMA with an embedded layer of spheres and alignment holes near the rim. After all the layers were manufactured, they were stacked and aligned...

Henderson, Benjamin Kyle

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Sorting by Periodic Potential Energy Landscapes: Optical Fractionation  

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Viscously damped objects driven through a periodically modulated potential energy landscape can become kinetically locked in to commensurate directions through the landscape, and thus can be deflected away from the driving direction. We demonstrate that the threshold for an object to become kinetically locked in to an array can depend exponentially on its size. When implemented with an array of holographic optical tweezers, this provides the basis for a continuous and continuously optimized sorting technique for mesoscopic objects called ``optical fractionation''.

Kosta Ladavac; Karen Kasza; David G. Grier

2003-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Some Thoughts on Stability in Nonlinear Periodic Focusing Systems [Addendum  

DOE R&D Accomplishments [OSTI]

Addendum to September 5, 1967 report with the same title and with the abstract: A brief discussion is given of the long-term stability of particle motions through periodic focusing structures containing lumped nonlinear elements. A method is presented whereby one can specify the nonlinear elements in such a way as to generate a variety of structures in which the motion has long-term stability.

McMillan, Edwin M.

1968-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

194

Unidirectional Invisibility Induced by PT-Symmetric Periodic Structures  

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Parity-time (PT) symmetric periodic structures, near the spontaneous PT-symmetry breaking point, can act as unidirectional invisible media. In this regime, the reflection from one end is diminished while it is enhanced from the other. Furthermore, the transmission coefficient and phase are indistinguishable from those expected in the absence of a grating. The phenomenon is robust even in the presence of Kerr nonlinearities, and it can also effectively suppress optical bistabilities.

Lin Zin; Ramezani, Hamidreza; Kottos, Tsampikos [Department of Physics, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut 06459 (United States); Eichelkraut, Toni; Christodoulides, Demetrios N. [College of Optics and Photonics-CREOL, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816 (United States); Cao Hui [Department of Applied Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 (United States)

2011-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

195

Orbital periods of twenty two subdwarf B stars  

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Subdwarf B (sdB) stars are thought to be core helium burning stars with low mass hydrogen envelopes. In recent years it has become clear that many sdB stars lose their hydrogen through interaction with a binary companion and continue to reside in binary systems today. In this paper we present the results of a programme to measure orbital parameters of binary sdB stars. We determine the orbits of 22 binary sdB stars from 424 radial velocity measurements, raising the sample of sdBs with known orbital parameters to 38. We calculate lower limits for the masses of the companions of the sdB stars which, when combined with the orbital periods of the systems, allow us to discuss approximate evolutionary constraints. We find that a formation path for sdB stars consisting of mass transfer at the tip of the red giant branch followed by a common envelope phase explains most, but not all of the observed systems. It is particularly difficult to explain both long period systems and short period, massive systems. We present new measurements of the effective temperature, surface density and surface helium abundance for some of the sdB stars by fitting their blue spectra. We find that two of them (PG0839+399 and KPD1946+4340) do not lie in the Extreme Horizontal Branch (EHB) band indicating that they are post-EHB stars.

L. Morales-Rueda; P. F. L. Maxted; T. R. Marsh; R. C. North; U. Heber

2002-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The shortest modulation period Blazhko RR Lyrae star: SS Cnc  

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Extended BV(RI)c CCD observations of SS Cnc, a short period RRab star are presented. Nearly 1400 data points in each band have been obtained spanning over 79 days during the spring of 2005. The star exhibits light curve modulation, the so called Blazhko effect with small amplitude (B maximum brightness varies 0.1 mag) and with the shortest modulation period (5.309 d) ever observed. In the Fourier spectrum of the V light curve the pulsation frequency components are detected up to the 24th harmonic order, and modulation side lobe frequencies with significantly asymmetric amplitudes are seen up to the 15th and 9th orders for the lower and higher frequency components, respectively. Detailed comparison of the modulation behavior of SS Cnc and RR Gem, the two recently discovered small amplitude, short modulation period Blazhko stars is presented. The modulation frequency (f_m) appears in the Fourier spectrum of both stars with similar amplitude. We also demonstrate that the modulation frequencies have basically different properties as the pulsation and modulation side lobe frequencies have, indicating that the physics behind these frequency components are not the same. The discovery of small amplitude modulations of RRab stars cautions that the large photometric surveys (MACHO, OGLE) may seriously underestimate the number of modulated RR Lyrae stars.

J. Jurcsik; B. Szeidl; Á. Sódor; I. Dékány; Zs. Hurta; K. Posztobányi; K. Vida; M. Váradi; A. Szing

2006-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

197

Many-body energy localization transition in periodically driven systems  

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According to the second law of thermodynamics the total entropy of a system is increased during almost any dynamical process. The positivity of the specific heat implies that the entropy increase is associated with heating. This is generally true both at the single particle level, like in the Fermi acceleration mechanism of charged particles reflected by magnetic mirrors, and for complex systems in everyday devices. Notable exceptions are known in noninteracting systems of particles moving in periodic potentials. Here the phenomenon of dynamical localization can prevent heating beyond certain threshold. The dynamical localization is known to occur both at classical (Fermi–Ulam model) and at quantum levels (kicked rotor). However, it was believed that driven ergodic systems will always heat without bound. Here, on the contrary, we report strong evidence of dynamical localization transition in both classical and quantum periodically driven ergodic systems in the thermodynamic limit. This phenomenon is reminiscent of many-body localization in energy space. -- Highlights: •A dynamical localization transition in periodically driven ergodic systems is found. •This phenomenon is reminiscent of many-body localization in energy space. •Our results are valid for classical and quantum systems in the thermodynamic limit. •At critical frequency, the short time expansion for the evolution operator breaks down. •The transition is associated to a divergent time scale.

D’Alessio, Luca, E-mail: dalessio@buphy.bu.edu [Physics Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 (United States) [Physics Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 (United States); Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 (United States); Polkovnikov, Anatoli, E-mail: asp@bu.edu [Physics Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 (United States)] [Physics Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215 (United States)

2013-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

198

Complexity of hierarchically and 1-dimensional periodically specified problems  

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We study the complexity of various combinatorial and satisfiability problems when instances are specified using one of the following specifications: (1) the 1-dimensional finite periodic narrow specifications of Wanke and Ford et al. (2) the 1-dimensional finite periodic narrow specifications with explicit boundary conditions of Gale (3) the 2-way infinite1-dimensional narrow periodic specifications of Orlin et al. and (4) the hierarchical specifications of Lengauer et al. we obtain three general types of results. First, we prove that there is a polynomial time algorithm that given a 1-FPN- or 1-FPN(BC)specification of a graph (or a C N F formula) constructs a level-restricted L-specification of an isomorphic graph (or formula). This theorem along with the hardness results proved here provides alternative and unified proofs of many hardness results proved in the past either by Lengauer and Wagner or by Orlin. Second, we study the complexity of generalized CNF satisfiability problems of Schaefer. Assuming P {ne} PSPACE, we characterize completely the polynomial time solvability of these problems, when instances are specified as in (1), (2),(3) or (4). As applications of our first two types of results, we obtain a number of new PSPACE-hardness and polynomial time algorithms for problems specified as in (1), (2), (3) or(4). Many of our results also hold for O(log N) bandwidth bounded planar instances.

Marathe, M.V.; Hunt, H.B. III; Stearns, R.E.; Radhakrishnan, V.

1995-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The Joint Owners' Group Program on MOV Periodic Verification  

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To address long-term motor operated valve (MOV) performance, the Babcock and Wilcox, Boiling Water Reactor, Combustion Engineering and Westinghouse Groups (B and WOG, BWROG, CEOG and WOG) teamed in 1997 to form the Joint Group (JOG) MOV Periodic Verification (PV) Program. This program is nearing completion, with 98 of the 103 operating U.S. reactor units participating. The goal of the program is to provide a justified approach for periodically testing MOVs, that addresses potential degradation. The program defines an interim approach that specifies periodic tests without flow and differential pressure (DP), at a frequency determined by the s risk significance and margin. To justify this approach, each participating plant is also DP testing 2 valves per unit. Each valve is tested three times over five years, with at least one year between tests. The data are evaluated jointly to confirm or adjust the initial guidance. The majority of the tests are complete and conclusions are coming into focus. For gate valves, when the valve factor is initially low, increases can occur between one test and a later test. One common way that the valve factor becomes low is disassembling and reassembling the valve. The data show that, following valve disassembly and re-assembly, the valve factor tends to be reduced, and it tends to increase in subsequent service. Outside of the valves disassembled and reassembled, some gate valves have low valve factors apparently because the valves are not stroked under DP conditions in service. For butterfly valves, there have been no observations of degradation in bearing friction coefficient. A few valves with bronze bearings in raw (untreated) water service have shown significant variations in friction, but they tend to be a mixture of increases and decreases with no pattern of degradation. Globe valves, both unbalanced and balanced, tend to show a constant valve factor with no indication of degradation. (authors)

Damerell, Paul S.; Spears, Todd A. [MPR Associates Inc., 140 Mustang Circle, Simpsonville, SC 29681 (United States)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Log-periodic oscillations of transverse momentum distributions  

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Large p_T transverse momentum distributions exhibit apparently a power-like behavior. We argue that, under closer inspection, this behavior is in fact decorated with some log-periodic oscillations. Assuming that this is genuine effect and not experimental artefact, it suggests that either the exponent of the power-like behavior is in reality complex number or that there is a scale parameter which exhibits specific log-eriodic oscillations. This problem is discussed using Tsallis distributions with scale parameter being a temperature T. At this stage we consider both possibilities on equal footing.

Grzegorz Wilk; Zbigniew Wlodarczyk

2014-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Controlled Self-Assembly of Periodic and Aperiodic Cluster Crystals  

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Soft particles are known to overlap and form stable clusters that self-assemble into periodic crystalline phases with density-independent lattice constants. We use molecular dynamics simulations in two dimensions to demonstrate that, through a judicious design of an isotropic pair potential, one can control the ordering of the clusters and generate a variety of phases, including decagonal and dodecagonal quasicrystals. Our results confirm analytical predictions based on a mean-field approximation, providing insight into the stabilization of quasicrystals in soft macromolecular systems, and suggesting a practical approach for their controlled self-assembly in laboratory realizations using synthesized soft-matter particles.

Kobi Barkan; Michael Engel; Ron Lifshitz

2014-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

202

Spectrum of Light in a Quantum Fluctuating Periodic Structure  

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We address the general problem of the excitation spectrum for light coupled to scatterers having quantum fluctuating positions around the sites of a periodic lattice. In addition to providing an imaginary part to the spectrum, we show that these quantum fluctuations affect the real part of the spectrum, in a way that we determine analytically. Our predictions may be observed with ultracold atoms in an optical lattice, on a J=0?J?=1 narrow atomic transition. As a side result, we resolve a controversy for the occurrence of a spectral gap in a fcc lattice.

Mauro Antezza and Yvan Castin

2009-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

203

Quantum Revivals in Periodically Driven Systems close to nonlinear resonance  

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We calculate the quantum revival time for a wave-packet initially well localized in a one-dimensional potential in the presence of an external periodic modulating field. The dependence of the revival time on various parameters of the driven system is shown analytically. As an example of application of our approach, we compare the analytically obtained values of the revival time for various modulation strengths with the numerically computed ones in the case of a driven gravitational cavity. We show that they are in very good agreement.

Farhan Saif; Mauro Fortunato

2006-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

204

Advanced Jones calculus for the classification of periodic metamaterials  

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By relying on an advanced Jones calculus, we analyze the polarization properties of light upon propagation through metamaterial slabs in a comprehensive manner. Based on symmetry considerations, we show that all periodic metamaterials may be divided into five different classes only. It is shown that each class differently affects the polarization of the transmitted light and sustains different eigenmodes. We show how to deduce these five classes from symmetry considerations and provide a simple algorithm that can be applied to decide to which class a given metamaterial belongs by measuring only the transmitted intensities.

Christoph Menzel; Carsten Rockstuhl; Falk Lederer

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

205

Tsallis Distribution Decorated With Log-Periodic Oscillation  

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In many situations, in all branches of physics, one encounters power-like behavior of some variables which are best described by a Tsallis distribution characterized by a nonextensivity parameter $q$ and scale parameter $T$. However, there exist experimental results which can be described only by a Tsallis distributions which are additionally decorated by some log-periodic oscillating factor. We argue that such a factor can originate from allowing for a complex nonextensivity parameter $q$. The possible information conveyed by such an approach (like the occurrence of complex heat capacity, the notion of complex probability or complex multiplicative noise) will also be discussed.

Wilk, Grzegorz

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Tsallis Distribution Decorated With Log-Periodic Oscillation  

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In many situations, in all branches of physics, one encounters power-like behavior of some variables which are best described by a Tsallis distribution characterized by a nonextensivity parameter $q$ and scale parameter $T$. However, there exist experimental results which can be described only by a Tsallis distributions which are additionally decorated by some log-periodic oscillating factor. We argue that such a factor can originate from allowing for a complex nonextensivity parameter $q$. The possible information conveyed by such an approach (like the occurrence of complex heat capacity, the notion of complex probability or complex multiplicative noise) will also be discussed.

Grzegorz Wilk; Zbigniew Wlodarczyk

2015-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

207

Level dynamics for a periodically driven quantum system  

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We map the eigenvalue problem of a periodically driven quantum system with N-dimensional Hilbert space to a Hamiltonian N-particle system connected with an infinite-dimensional Lie algebra. This N-particle system is integrable and its equations of motion can be written in Lax form. It is a natural generalization of the so-called generalized Calogero-Moser and Sutherland models, which can be derived from eigenvalue problems of autonomous and kicked quantum systems, respectively. We show that, contrary to common opinion, the generalization of the Weierstrass potential dynamics no longer fulfills all Lax equations and is therefore not expected to be integrable.

R. Scharf and M. Ku?

1989-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

208

Sound propagation in urban areas: A periodic disposition of buildings  

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A numerical simulation of background noise propagation is performed for a network of hexagonal buildings. The obtained results suggest that the prediction of background noise in urban spaces is possible by means of a modified diffusion equation using two parameters: the diffusion coefficient that expresses the spreading out of noise resulting from diffuse scattering and multiple reflections by buildings, and an attenuation term accounting for the wall absorption, atmospheric attenuation, and absorption by the open top. The dependence of the diffusion coefficient with geometrical shapes and the diffusive nature of the buildings are investigated in the case of a periodic disposition of hexagonal buildings.

J. Picaut; J. Hardy; L. Simon

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Period Changes in Ultra-compact Double White Dwarfs  

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In recent years there has been much interest in the nature of two stars, V407 Vul and RXJ0806+1527, which are widely thought to be binary white dwarfs of very short orbital period, 570 and 321 seconds respectively. As such they should be strong sources of gravitational waves and possible ancestors of the accreting AM CVn stars. Monitoring at X-ray and optical wavelengths has established that the period of each star is decreasing, at rates compatible with that expected from gravitational radiation. This has been taken to support the ``unipolar inductor'' model in which the white dwarfs are detached and the X-rays produced by the dissipation of magnetically-induced electric currents. In this paper we show that this interpretation is incorrect because it ignores associated torques which transfer angular momentum between the spin of the magnetic white dwarf and the orbit. We show that this torque is 10^5 times larger than the GR term in the case of V407 Vul, and 10 times larger for RXJ0806+1527. For V407 Vul, the unipolar inductor model can only survive if the white dwarf spins 100 times faster than the orbit. Since this could only come about through accretion, the validity of the unipolar inductor appears questionable for this star. We also consider whether accretion models can fit the observed spin-up, concluding that they can, provided that a mechanism exists for driving the mass transfer rate away from its equilibrium value.

T. R. Marsh; G. Nelemans

2005-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

210

Periodic forcing of graphene as geometric ripples on its surface  

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We explore the possibility of using modulated high frequency periodic driving of mono-layer graphene to create effects of curved geometry. The low energy continuum limit of graphene is modeled using Dirac equation in (2+1) dimensions. We suggest that the modifications to the Dirac equation when written in a curved background space can also be induced by a suitable driving scheme. The time dependent system yields, in the approximate limit of high frequency pulsing, an effective time independent Hamiltonian that governs the time evolution, except for an initial and a final kick. We use a specific form of 4-phase pulsed forcing with suitably tuned choice of modulating operators to mimic the effects of weak metric perturbations and thereby effectively induce mild wrinkles on the surface. The strength of the perturbation is found to be directly related to omega^{-1} the time period of the driving field at the leading order. We apply the method to engineer some specific `nearly flat' metrics and we find that the imprint of curvilinear geometry modifies the band structure significantly. The emergence of band gap at the Dirac point is crucial in this regard. We suggest that this method shall be useful in studying the response of various properties of such materials to non-trivial geometry without requiring any actual physical deformations.

Tridev Mishra; Tapomoy Guha Sarkar; Jayendra N. Bandyopadhyay

2014-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

211

Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extention of Scoping Period  

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678 Federal Register 678 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 140 / Thursday, July 21, 2011 / Notices you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at http:// www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Dated: July 18, 2011. Eduardo M. Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education. [FR Doc. 2011-18454 Filed 7-20-11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000-01-P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period for the U.S. Department of Energy Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

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$ 3,422,994.00 $ 3,422,994.00 FY2011 4,445,142.00 $ FY2012 $ 5,021,951.68 FY2013 $ 3,501,670.00 FY2014 $0 FY2015 $0 FY2016 $0 FY2017 $0 FY2018 $0 FY2019 $0 Cumulative Fee Paid $16,391,758 Wackenhut Services, Inc. DE-AC30-10CC60025 Contractor: Cost Plus Award Fee $989,000,000 Contract Period: Contract Type: January 2010 - December 2019 Contract Number: EM Contractor Fee Site: Savannah River Site Office - Aiken, SC Contract Name: Comprehensive Security Services September 2013 Fee Information Maximum Fee $55,541,496 $5,204,095 $3,667,493 $5,041,415 Minimum Fee 0 Fee Available $5,428,947 $6,326,114

213

Slow-light transmission in one-dimensional periodic structures  

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We have analyzed the transmission properties of pulses through one-dimensional periodic structures in order to systematically explore the best conditions to achieve the maximum delay with the minimum possible distortion. In the absence of absorption and no layer variation, the transmission coefficient t{sub N} can be well approximated by a sum of Lorentzian resonances. The ratio between their width {Gamma}{sub r} and their separation {Delta}{omega}{sub r} is a crucial parameter to characterize the distortion of the transmitted pulse. For typical values of the parameters used in telecommunications and high index of refraction contrasts n{sub 2}/n{sub 1}, the distortion of the transmitted pulse is unacceptably large for frequencies near the edge of the transmission window. We estimate fractional delays achievables in terms of the central frequency used and the pulse bandwidth.

Barco, O. del; Ortuno, M. [Departamento de Fisica-CIOyN, Universidad de Murcia (Spain)

2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

214

Experimental evidence of planar channeling in a periodically bent crystal  

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The usage of a Crystalline Undulator (CU) has been identified as a promising solution for generating powerful and monochromatic $\\gamma$-rays. A CU was fabricated at SSL through the grooving method, i.e., by the manufacturing of a series of periodical grooves on the major surfaces of a crystal. The CU was extensively characterized both morphologically via optical interferometry at SSL and structurally via X-ray diffraction at ESRF. Then, it was finally tested for channeling with a 400 GeV/c proton beam at CERN. The experimental results were compared to Monte Carlo simulations. Evidence of planar channeling in the CU was firmly observed. Finally, the emission spectrum of the positron beam interacting with the CU was simulated for possible usage in currently existing facilities.

Bagli, E; Bellucci, V; Berra, E; Camattari, R; De Salvador, D; Germogli, G; Guidi, V; Lanzoni, L; Lietti, D; Mazzolari, A; Prest, M; Tikhomirov, V V; Vallazza, E

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Temperature-enhanced persistent currents and ?0/2 periodicity  

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We predict a nonmonotonous temperature dependence of the persistent currents in a ballistic ring coupled strongly to a stub in the grand-canonical as well as in the canonical case. We also show that such a nonmonotonous temperature dependence can naturally lead to a ?0/2 periodicity of the persistent currents, where ?0=h/e. There is a crossover temperature T*, below which persistent currents increase in amplitude with temperature while they decrease above this temperature. This is in contrast to persistent currents in rings being monotonously affected by temperature. T* is parameter-dependent but of the order of ?u/?2kB, where ?u is the level spacing of the isolated ring. For the grand-canonical case, T* is half of that for the canonical case.

M. V. Moskalets and P. Singha Deo

2000-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

216

Dynamically tunable Fano resonance in periodically asymmetric graphene nanodisk pair  

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We present a dynamically frequency tunable Fano resonance planar device composed of periodically asymmetric graphene nanodisk pair for the mid-infrared region. There are two kinds of modes in this structure, that is, the symmetric mode and the antisymmetric mode. The resonance coupling between the symmetric and antisymmetric modes creates a classical Fano resonance. Both of the Fano resonance amplitude and frequency of the structure can be dynamically controlled by varying the Fermi energy of graphene. Resonance transition in the structure is studied to reveal the physical mechanism behind the dynamically tunable Fano resonance. The features of the Fano resonant graphene nanostructures should have promising applications in tunable THz filters, switches, and modulators.

Zhang, Zhengren; Fan, Yuancheng; Yin, Pengfei; Zhang, Liwei; Shi, Xi

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Periodic relativity: deflection of light, acceleration, rotation curves  

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Vectorial analysis relating to derivation of deflection of light is presented. Curvilinear acceleration is distinguished from the Newtonian polar conic acceleration. The difference between the two is due to the curvature term. Lorentz invariant expression for acceleration is derived. A physical theory of rotation curves of galaxies based on second solution to Einstein's field equation is presented. Theory is applied to Milky Way, M31, NGC3198 and Solar system. Modified Kepler's third law yields correct orbital periods of stars in a galaxy. Deviation factor in the line element of the theory happens to be the ratio of the Newtonian gravitational acceleration to the measured acceleration of the star in the galaxy. Therefore this deviation factor can replace the MOND function.

Vikram H. Zaveri

2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

218

The moments of Minkowski ?(x) function: dyadic period functions  

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We examine the generating function of moments of the Minkowski question mark function ?(x), which describes the distribution or rationals according to their continued fraction expansion. It appears that the generating function possesses certain modular properties and is defined in the cut plane. The exponential generating function satisfies the integral equation, with kernel being the Bessel function of the first kind. Finally, the solution of this integral equation leads to the definition of dyadic period functions of weight 2 and index lambda. Such a form is defined and is holomorphic in the cut plane, it satisfies the semi-modular functional equation, and it exists for every lambda which is the eigen-value of the properly defined Hilbert-Schmidt integral operator.

Alkauskas, Giedrius

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Physics Division progress report for period ending September 30, 1984  

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The research activities of the Division are centered primarily in three areas: experimental nuclear physics, experimental atomic physics, and theoretical nuclear and atomic physics. The largest of these efforts, experimental nuclear physics, is dominated by the heavy ion research program. A major responsibility under this program is the operation of the Holifield Heavy Ion Research Facility as a national user facility. During the period of this report, the facility has begun routine operation for the experimental program. The experimental atomic physics program has two components: the accelerator-based studies of basic collisional phenomena and the studies in support of the controlled fusion program. Also associated with the fusion-related studies are a plasma diagnostics program and the operation of an atomic physics data center. The theoretical physics program, both nuclear and atomic, is covered. This program has benefited this year from the success of the VAX-AP computer system and from the increase in manpower provided by the ORNL/University of Tennessee Distinguished Scientist Program. Smaller programs in applications and high-energy physics are summarized. During the period of this report, we continued to explore possible future extensions of the Holifield Facility. We retain a strong interest in a relativistic heavy-ion collider in the 10 x 10 GeV/nuclear energy range. The ideas for such a facility, described in last year's report, have been modified to utilize the HHIRF 25 MV tandem accelerator as the first stage. Finally, the report concludes with some general information on publications, Division activities, and personnel changes.

Livingston, A.B. (ed.)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

IUPAC Periodic Table of Isotopes for the Educational Community  

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John Dalton first proposed the concept of atomic weights of the elements in the first decade of the nineteenth century. These atomic weights of the chemical elements were thought of as constants of nature, similar to the speed of light. Dmitri Mendeleev arranged the atomic weights of the elements in ascending order of value and used the systematic variation of their chemical properties to produce his Periodic Table of the Elements in 1869. Measurement of atomic weight values became an important chemical activity for a century and a half. Theodore Richards received a Noble Prize for his work in this area. In 1913, Fredrick Soddy found a species of radium, which had an atomic weight value of 228, compared to the familiar radium gas value of 226. Soddy coined the term 'isotope' (Greek for 'in the same place') to account for this second atomic weight value in the radium position of the Periodic Table. Both of these isotopes of radium are radioactive. Radioactive isotopes are energetically unstable and will decay (disintegrate) over time. The time it takes for one half of a sample of a given radioactive isotope to decay is the half-life of that isotope. In addition to having different atomic weight values, radium-226 and radium-228 also have different half-life values. Around the same time as Soddy's work, J.J. Thomson (discoverer of the electron) identified two stable (non-radioactive) isotopes of the same element, neon. Over the next 40 years, the majority of the known chemical elements were found to have two or more stable (or long-lived radioactive isotopes that contribute significantly to the determination of the atomic weights of the elements).

Holden N. E.; Holden,N.E.; Coplen,T.B.

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic gravitational waves from small cosmic string loops  

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We consider a population of small, high-velocity cosmic string loops. We assume the typical length of these loops is determined by the gravitational radiation scale and use the results of Polchinski and Rocha which pointed out their highly relativistic nature. A study of the gravitational wave emission from such a population is carried out. The large Lorentz boost involved causes the lowest harmonics of the loops to fall within the frequency band of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory detector. Because of this feature the gravitational waves emitted by such loops can be detected in a periodic search rather than in burst or stochastic analysis. It is shown that, for interesting values of the string tension (10-10?G??10-8), the detector can observe loops at reasonably high redshifts and that detection is, in principle, possible. We compute the number of expected observations produced by such a process. For a 10 h search we find that this number is of order O(10-4). This is a consequence of the low effective number density of the loops traveling along the line of sight. However, small probabilities of reconnection and longer observation times can improve the result.

Florian Dubath and Jorge V. Rocha

2007-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

222

Lithospheric Thickness Modeled from Long Period Surface Wave Dispersion  

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The behavior of surface waves at long periods is indicative of subcrustal velocity structure. Using recently published dispersion models, we invert surface wave group velocities for lithospheric structure, including lithospheric thickness, over much of the Eastern Hemisphere, encompassing Eurasia, Africa, and the Indian Ocean. Thicker lithosphere under Precambrian shields and platforms are clearly observed, not only under the large cratons (West Africa, Congo, Baltic, Russia, Siberia, India), but also under smaller blocks like the Tarim Basin and Yangtze craton. In contrast, it is found that remobilized Precambrian structures like the Saharan Shield and Sino-Korean Paraplatform do not have well-established lithospheric keels. The thinnest lithospheric thickness is found under oceanic and continental rifts, as well as along convergence zones. We compare our results to thermal models of continental lithosphere, lithospheric cooling models of oceanic lithosphere, lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) estimates from S-wave receiver functions, and velocity variations of global tomography models. In addition to comparing results for the broad region, we examine in detail the regions of Central Africa, Siberia, and Tibet. While there are clear differences in the various estimates, overall the results are generally consistent. Inconsistencies between the estimates may be due to a variety of reasons including lateral and depth resolution differences and the comparison of what may be different lithospheric features.

Pasyanos, M E

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

223

A renewal theory approach to periodic copolymers with adsorption  

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We consider a general model of a heterogeneous polymer chain fluctuating in the proximity of an interface between two selective solvents. The heterogeneous character of the model comes from the fact that the monomer units interact with the solvents and with the interface according to some charges that they carry. The charges repeat themselves along the chain in a periodic fashion. The main question concerning this model is whether the polymer remains tightly close to the interface, a phenomenon called localization, or whether there is a marked preference for one of the two solvents, thus yielding a delocalization phenomenon. In this paper, we present an approach that yields sharp estimates for the partition function of the model in all regimes (localized, delocalized and critical). This, in turn, makes possible a precise pathwise description of the polymer measure, obtaining the full scaling limits of the model. A key point is the closeness of the polymer measure to suitable Markov renewal processes, Markov renewal theory being one of the central mathematical tools of our analysis.

Francesco Caravenna; Giambattista Giacomin; Lorenzo Zambotti

2007-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

224

Periodically-driven quantum matter: the case of resonant modulations  

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Quantum systems can show qualitatively new forms of behavior when they are driven by fast time-periodic modulations. In the limit of large driving frequency, the long-time dynamics of such systems can often be described by a time-independent effective Hamiltonian, which is generally identified through a perturbative treatment. Here, we present a general formalism that describes time-modulated physical systems, in which the driving frequency is large, but resonant with respect to energy spacings inherent to the system at rest. Such a situation is currently exploited in optical-lattice setups, where superlattice (or Wannier-Stark-ladder) potentials are resonantly modulated so as to control the tunneling matrix elements between lattice sites, offering a powerful method to generate artificial fluxes for cold-atom systems. The formalism developed in this work identifies the basic ingredients needed to generate interesting flux patterns and band structures using resonant modulations. We also discuss the micro-motion underlying the dynamics, and illustrate its characteristics based on diverse dynamic-lattice configurations. It is shown that the impact of the micro-motion on physical observables strongly depends on the implemented scheme, suggesting that a theoretical description in terms of the effective Hamiltonian alone is generally not sufficient to capture the full time-evolution of the system.

N. Goldman; J. Dalibard; M. Aidelsburger; N. R. Cooper

2014-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic thermodynamics of laser-driven molecular motor  

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Operation of a laser-driven nano-motor inevitably generates a non-trivial amount of heat, which can possibly lead to instability or even hinder the motor's continual running. This work quantitatively examines the overheating problem for a recently proposed laser-operated molecular locomotive. We present a single-molecule cooling theory, in which molecular details of the locomotive system are explicitly treated. This theory is able to quantitatively predict cooling efficiency for various candidates of molecular systems for the locomotive, and also suggests concrete strategies for improving the locomotive's cooling. It is found that water environment is able to cool the hot locomotive down to room temperature within 100 picoseconds after photon absorption. This cooling time is a few orders of magnitude shorter than the typical time for laser operation, effectively preventing any overheating for the nano-locomotive. However, when the cooling is less effective in non-aqueous environment, residual heat may build up. A continuous running of the motor will then lead to a periodic thermodynamics, which is a common character of many laser-operated nano-devices.

Li Dan; Zheng Wen-Wei; Wang Zhi-Song

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Systematic calculations of plasma transport coefficients for the Periodic Table  

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Theoretical results are given for the ionization state, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, and thermoelectric coefficient for the entire Periodic Table over extreme ranges of temperature and density. A spherical average ion embedded in a uniform plasma background is used as a model to evaluate the electron densities of states, elastic scattering cross sections, and ionization states. These are then combined with one-component plasma structure factors to compute mean relaxation times and electrical resistivities according to an extended Ziman formula. The method of Lampe is used to compute thermal conductivities and thermoelectric coefficients from these values. Some experimental comparisons are made. The transport coefficients appear to be accurate for weakly and moderately correlated plasmas, but not for strongly correlated liquids or crystalline materials. The coefficients are tabulated as numerical functions of temperature and density. The tables extend in temperature from 10-2 to 104 eV. Density ranges depend upon atomic mass; lower limits range from 10-4 to 10-2 g/cm3, and upper limits range from 105 to 107 g/cm3. Indications are given of the regions of validity of the results.

George A. Rinker

1988-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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THE DECAYING LONG-PERIOD OSCILLATION OF A STELLAR MEGAFLARE  

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We analyze and interpret the oscillatory signal in the decay phase of the U-band light curve of a stellar megaflare observed on 2009 January 16 on the dM4.5e star YZ CMi. The oscillation is well approximated by an exponentially decaying harmonic function. The period of the oscillation is found to be 32 minutes, the decay time about 46 minutes, and the relative amplitude 15%. As this observational signature is typical of the longitudinal oscillations observed in solar flares at extreme ultraviolet and radio wavelengths, associated with standing slow magnetoacoustic waves, we suggest that this megaflare may be of a similar nature. In this scenario, macroscopic variations of the plasma parameters in the oscillations modulate the ejection of non-thermal electrons. The phase speed of the longitudinal (slow magnetoacoustic) waves in the flaring loop or arcade, the tube speed, of about 230 km s{sup -1} would require a loop length of about 200 Mm. Other mechanisms, such as standing kink oscillations, are also considered.

Anfinogentov, S. [Institute of Solar Terrestrial Physics, Irkutsk (Russian Federation); Nakariakov, V. M. [Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, Physics Department, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL (United Kingdom); Mathioudakis, M. [Astrophysics Research Centre, School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University, Belfast BT7 1NN (United Kingdom); Van Doorsselaere, T. [Centre for Mathematical Plasma Astrophysics, Department of Mathematics, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200B bus 2400, B-3001 Leuven (Belgium); Kowalski, A. F., E-mail: anfinogentov@iszf.irk.ru [NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Code 671, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States)

2013-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Study on Characteristics of Ultra-Long-Period Fiber Gratings Written by High-Frequency CO2 Laser Pulses  

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A novel ultra-long-period fiber grating with periods of up to several millimeters induced by high-frequency

Zhu, Tao; Rao, Yunjiang; Mo, Qiu-Ju

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Effect of Irradiation on DNA Synthetic Period of the Mitotic Cycle in Cells  

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Kinetics of DNA synthesis in mitotic cycle of mouse corneal epithelial cells after single ?-irradiation (4 Gy) at the end of S period was studied by the method of radioautography. Normally, S period of corneal...

I. P. Shabalkin; E. Yu. Grigor’eva…

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - au parlement periode Sample Search Results  

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periode Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: au parlement periode Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Proposition de sujet de thse Les fonctions...

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A New Methodology for Frequency Domain Analysis of Wave Energy Converters with Periodically Varying Physical Parameters  

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A New Methodology for Frequency Domain Analysis of Wave Energy Converters with Periodically Varying Methodology for Frequency Domain Analysis of Wave Energy Converters with Periodically Varying Physical of Mechanical Engineering) ABSTRACT Within a wave energy converter's operational bandwidth, device operation

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An improved trigonometrically fitted P-stable Obrechkoff method for periodic initial-value problems  

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...1983; Jain 1988; Simos 1991b ; Stiefel Bettis 1969; Thomas 1984). Since Lambert et...the almost periodic problem of Stiefel Bettis (1969) and the nonlinear undamped Duffin's...almost periodic problem studied by Stiefel Bettis (1969): whose theoretical solution...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Near-infrared Period-luminosity Relations of Cepheids in the Large Magellanic Cloud  

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We present near-infrared (J & Ks) observations of Cepheids in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The goals of these observations are to better characterize the Cepheid Period-Luminosity relation at these wavelengths, especially for periods below 10 days...

Mahzooni, Salma

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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The solution of Cauchy's problem for the Toda lattice with limit periodic initial data  

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Cauchy's problem for Toda lattices with initial data equal to the sum of a periodic and a rapidly decreasing sequence is solved with the use of the inverse scattering method. A method allowing one to find a limit periodic solution of the Toda lattice from a known periodic solution is described. The existence and uniqueness of a limit periodic solution is proved. Bibliography: 17 titles.

Khanmamedov, A Kh [Baku State University, Baku (Azerbaijan)

2008-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Solutions to Test 1 Review Problems 1. Here are two sound waves. Identify which is periodic. For the periodic wave, sketch a  

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in Hz and BPM. Is the frequency within the range of human hearing? Answer. The periodic wave frequency is 1/0.01 = 100 Hz = 6000 BPM. 2. Functions. (a) For each function, determine whether and frequency =3 BPM (2) amplitude = 10 and fundamental period = 0.005 seconds. Answer. (1) since 3 BPM = 180 Hz

Hall, Rachel W.

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Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period  

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Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period R (2006), Globally synchronous ice core volcanic tracers and abrupt cooling during the last glacial period histories from ice coring of Greenland and Antarctica over the period 2 to 45 ka, using SO4 anomalies

Price, P. Buford

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RESEARCH and RELATED BUDGET - SECTION A-B, BUDGET PERIOD 1  

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SECTION A-B, BUDGET PERIOD 1 SECTION A-B, BUDGET PERIOD 1 *Budget Type: Project: *Name of Organization: *Budget Period: 1 Prefix *Last Name Suffix *Project Role Base Salary $ Cal. Months Acad. Months Sum. Months *Requested Salary ($) *Fringe Benefits ($) *Funds Requested ($) 1. Principal Investigator - $ - $ - $ - $ 2. - $ - $ - $ - $ 3. - $ - $ - $ - $ 4. - $ - $ - $ - $ 5. - $ - $ - $ - $ 6. - $ - $ - $ -

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A ~60 Myr periodicity is common to marine-87Sr/86Sr, fossil biodiversity, and large-scale sedimentation: what does the periodicity reflect?  

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We find that the marine 87Sr/86Sr record shows a significant periodicity of 59.3 \\pm 3 Myr. The 87Sr/86Sr record is 171{\\deg} \\pm 12{\\deg}out of phase with a 62 (\\pm 3) Myr periodicity previously reported in the record of marine-animal diversity. These periodicities are close to 58 (\\pm 4) Myr cycles found for the number of gap-bounded sedimentary carbonate packages of North America We propose that these periodicities reflect the operation of a periodic "pulse of the Earth" in large-scale, Earth processes. These may be linked to mantle or plate-tectonic events, possibly uplift, which affects Earth's climate and oceans, and so the geochemistry, sedimentation, and biodiversity of the marine realm. Alternately, they may be linked to oscillation of the solar system normal to the plane of the galaxy.

Melott, Adrian L; Petersen, K D; McArthur, John M

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection and discrimination of the periodicity of prime numbers by discrete Fourier transform  

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A novel representation of a quasi-periodic modified von Mangoldt function L(n) on prime numbers and its decomposition into Fourier series has been investigated. We focus on some particular quantities characterizing the modified von Mangoldt function. The results indicate that prime number progression can be decomposed into periodic sequences. The main approach is to decompose it into sin or cosine function. Basically, it is applied to extract hidden periodicities in seemingly quasi periodic prime function. Numerical evidences were provided to confirm the periodic distribution of primes.

Levente Csoka

2015-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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BLM Announces Second Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Solar PEIS  

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BLM Announces Second Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Solar PEIS BLM Announces Second Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Solar PEIS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE Release Date: 04/15/11 Contacts: David Quick, (202) 912-7413 BLM Announces Second Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Solar PEIS The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced a two-week extension of the public comment period for the Draft Solar Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Solar PEIS), a joint effort with the Department of Energy. The agencies had previously provided for a 120-day public comment period on the Draft Solar PEIS. Because of numerous requests, the agencies are extending the comment period by an additional two weeks beyond April 16, 2011. The comment period will now run until May 2, 2011. No additional public meetings will be held during the

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Public Comment Period Re-Opened for the Uranium Leasing Program PEIS |  

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Public Comment Period Re-Opened for the Uranium Leasing Program Public Comment Period Re-Opened for the Uranium Leasing Program PEIS Public Comment Period Re-Opened for the Uranium Leasing Program PEIS May 28, 2013 - 5:37pm Addthis Public Comment Period Re-Opened for the Uranium Leasing Program PEIS The U.S. Department of Energy is re-opening the public comment period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft ULP PEIS, DOE/EIS-0472D). DOE made the Draft ULP PEIS available for public comment on March 15, 2013 (78 FR 16500). The public comment period for the Draft ULP PEIS originally was to end on May 16, 2013, and an extension to May 31, 2013 was announced on April 23, 2013 (78 FR 23926). In response to a public request for additional review time, DOE re-opens the public comment period, which will now close on July 1,

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41 - 19150 of 28,905 results. 41 - 19150 of 28,905 results. Download Policy Flash 2012-38 Attached is Policy Flash 2012-38 Acquisition Guide 42.2 Foreign Travel Approval http://energy.gov/management/downloads/policy-flash-2012-38 Article Estimating the Payback Period of Additional Insulation Adding insulation to an existing home often has an attractive payback period. http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/estimating-payback-period-additional-insulation Download Safety Management System Policy Safety Management Systems provide a formal, organized process whereby people plan, perform, assess, and improve the safe conduct of work. The Safety Management System is institutionalized through... http://energy.gov/em/downloads/safety-management-system-policy Download Enhancing Railroad Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety

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Vriend en vijand. Een vergelijkend onderzoek naar de Nederlandse beleidsvoering met betrekking tot Suriname in de periode 1975-1982 en de periode 1988-1993.  

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??In de periode 1975-1982 stelden Nederlanders vele voorwaarden aan de Surinamers in ruil voor ontwikkelingshulp. Desalniettemin had dit niet tot het gewenste resultaat geleid.Na de… (more)

Meij, K. van der

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A ubiquitous ~62 Myr periodic fluctuation superimposed on general trends in fossil biodiversity: II, Evolutionary dynamics associated with periodic fluctuation in marine diversity  

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We investigate evolutionary dynamics related to periodicity fossil biodiversity. Coherent periodic fluctuation in origination/extinction of marine genera that survive 45 million years) do not participate in the periodic fluctuation in diversity and differ from those of "short-lived" genera. The difference between the evolutionary dynamics of these 2 genera classes indicates that the periodic pattern is not an artifact of variation in quality of the geologic record. The interplay of these two previously undifferentiated systems, together with the secular increase in abundance of "long-lived" genera, is probably the source of heretofore unexplained differences in evolutionary dynamics between the Paleozoic and post-Paleozoic as reported by others. Testing for cycles similar to the 62 Myr cycle in fossil biodiversity superimposed on the long-term trends of the Phanerozoic as described in Paper I, we find a significant (but weaker) signal in sedimentary rock packages, particularly carbonates, which suggests a con...

Melott, Adrian L

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0369: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public  

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Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting EIS-0369: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting Supplemental Yucca Mountain Rail Corridor and Rail Alignment The Department of Energy is now announcing an additional public meeting in Reno, Nevada and the public comment period also is being extended through December 12, 2006 for the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Rail Corridot and Rail Alignment Environmental Impact Statement. Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting for the Supplemental Yucca Mountain Rail Corridot and Rail Alignment Environmental Impact Statement (DOE/EIS-0369) (November 2006 - 71 FR 65785) More Documents & Publications EIS-0250: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public

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EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft  

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EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement In response to public comments and requests, the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office is extending the public comment period for the Draft Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada (DOE/EIS-0426). The formal comment period will close on December 2, 2011 rather than October 27, 2011. EIS-0426-DEIS-CommentExtension-2011.pdf EIS-0426-DEIS-NoticeofCommentExtension-2011.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Comment Period

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EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft  

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Public Comment Period for the Public Comment Period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement In response to public comments and requests, the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office is extending the public comment period for the Draft Site-wide Environmental Impact Statement for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada (DOE/EIS-0426). The formal comment period will close on December 2, 2011 rather than October 27, 2011. EIS-0426-DEIS-CommentExtension-2011.pdf EIS-0426-DEIS-NoticeofCommentExtension-2011.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0426: Notice of Extension of Comment Period

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EIS-0305: Notice Extending the Public Scoping Period for the Environmental  

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Notice Extending the Public Scoping Period for the Notice Extending the Public Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0305: Notice Extending the Public Scoping Period for the Environmental Impact Statement Transuranic Waste Treatment Facility at Oak Ridge, Tennessee The Department extends the public scoping period for a Transuranic Waste Treatment Facility at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. To ensure that the public has ample opportunity to provide comments since the public scoping meeting, the comment period is being extended until March 18, 1999. Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Transuranic Waste Treatment Facility at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Notice Extending the Public Scoping Period More Documents & Publications Audit Report: IG-0443 EIS-0309: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Site-Wide Environmental Impact

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Attachment 4 Volume III Pricing Matrix for Phase-in Period.xls  

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4 4 VOLUME III Logistics Services A-76 Study - Service Provider Price Offer for Phase in Period, Volume III. Service Provider Name: GSA Schedule Contract Number: Expiration Date of GSA Schedule Contract: Duration of Phase in Period: 9 Calendar Months Term of Performance Phase-In Period 10/01/2004 - 06/30/2005 Base Period Year One07/01/2005 - 06/30/2006 Year Two 07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007 Period Three 07/01/2007 - 09/30/2007 Option Period Year One 10/01/2007 - 09/30/2008 Year Two 10/01/2008 - 09/30/2009 1. PRIME SERVICE PROVIDER COMMERCIAL DISCOUNT ATO FEDERAL OR BASE LABOR PERCENTAGE COMMERCIAL PROPOSED TOTAL GSA LABOR RATE RATE/HOUR FROM GSA RATE BURDENED RATE HOURS PROPOSED COST 2. TEAM MEMBER (Subcontractor) COMMERCIAL DISCOUNT ATO FEDERAL OR BASE LABOR PERCENTAGE

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Casimir Effect under Quasi-Periodic Boundary Condition Inspired by Nanotubes  

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When one studies the Casimir effect, the periodic (anti-periodic) boundary condition is usually taken to mimic a periodic (anti-periodic) structure for a scalar field living in a flat space with a non-Euclidean topology. However, there could be an arbitrary phase difference between the value of the scalar field on one endpoint of the unit structure and that on the other endpoint, such as the structure of nanotubes. Then, in this paper, a periodic condition on the ends of the system with an additional phase factor, which is called the ``quasi-periodic" condition, is imposed to investigate the corresponding Casimir effect. And an attractive or repulsive Casimir force is found, whose properties depend on the phase angle value. Especially, the Casimir effect disappears when the phase angle takes a particular value. High dimensional space-time case is also investigated.

Feng, Chao-Jun; Zhai, Xiang-Hua

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Casimir Effect under Quasi-Periodic Boundary Condition Inspired by Nanotubes  

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When one studies the Casimir effect, the periodic (anti-periodic) boundary condition is usually taken to mimic a periodic (anti-periodic) structure for a scalar field living in a flat space with a non-Euclidean topology. However, there could be an arbitrary phase difference between the value of the scalar field on one endpoint of the unit structure and that on the other endpoint, such as the structure of nanotubes. Then, in this paper, a periodic condition on the ends of the system with an additional phase factor, which is called the ``quasi-periodic" condition, is imposed to investigate the corresponding Casimir effect. And an attractive or repulsive Casimir force is found, whose properties depend on the phase angle value. Especially, the Casimir effect disappears when the phase angle takes a particular value. High dimensional space-time case is also investigated.

Chao-Jun Feng; Xin-Zhou Li; Xiang-Hua Zhai

2013-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-Abelian Geometric Phase, Floquet Theory, and Periodic Dynamical Invariants  

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For a periodic Hamiltonian, periodic dynamical invariants may be used to obtain non-degenerate cyclic states. This observation is generalized to the degenerate cyclic states, and the relation between the periodic dynamical invariants and the Floquet decompositions of the time-evolution operator is elucidated. In particular, a necessary condition for the occurrence of cyclic non-adiabatic non-Abelian geometrical phase is derived. Degenerate cyclic states are obtained for a magnetic dipole interacting with a precessing magnetic field.

Ali Mostafazadeh

1998-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-Abelian Geometric Phase, Floquet Theory, and Periodic Dynamical Invariants  

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For a periodic Hamiltonian, periodic dynamical invariants may be used to obtain non-degenerate cyclic states. This observation is generalized to the degenerate cyclic states, and the relation between the periodic dynamical invariants and the Floquet decompositions of the time-evolution operator is elucidated. In particular, a necessary condition for the occurrence of cyclic non-adiabatic non-Abelian geometrical phase is derived. Degenerate cyclic states are obtained for a magnetic dipole interacting with a precessing magnetic field.

Mostafazadeh, A

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Periodic Mild Solutions to Complete Higher Order Differential Equations on  

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-periodic solution for each continuous T-periodic forcing term f if and only if k = 2kt/T, k ZZ, are not eigen-values statement generally fails. When A generates a strongly continuous semi- group, periodicity of solutions(J) denotes the space of E-valued integrable functions on J with f Lp(J) = 1 0 f(t) p dt

Nguyen, Lan

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Three Minutes to Midnight: Civil Defense in the Late Cold War Period.  

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??This thesis examines civil defense in the United States under the Nixon, Carter and Reagan administrations. Throughout the late Cold War period civil defense policy… (more)

Donelson, Brendan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measuring the rotation period distribution of field M-dwarfs with Kepler  

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We have analysed 10 months of public data from the Kepler space mission to measure rotation periods of main-sequence stars with masses between 0.3 and 0.55 M_sun. To derive the rotational period we introduce the autocorrelation function and show that it is robust against phase and amplitude modulation and residual instrumental systematics. Of the 2483 stars examined, we detected rotation periods in 1570 (63.2%), representing an increase of a factor ~ 30 in the number of rotation period determination for field M-dwarfs. The periods range from 0.37-69.7 days, with amplitudes ranging from 1.0-140.8 mmags. The rotation period distribution is clearly bimodal, with peaks at ~ 19 and ~ 33 days, hinting at two distinct waves of star formation, a hypothesis that is supported by the fact that slower rotators tend to have larger proper motions. The two peaks of the rotation period distribution form two distinct sequences in period-temperature space, with the period decreasing with increasing temperature, reminiscent of ...

McQuillan, Amy; Mazeh, Tsevi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State of Connecticut Middle Distillate Monitoring Program for the period July 1986-June 1987: (Final report)  

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Heating oil prices both retail and wholesale and stock levels are presented for the state of Connecticut for the period October 1, 1986 through May 4, 1987. (AT)

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1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer Assisted 'Proof' of the Global Existence of Periodic Orbits in the Rössler System  

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The numerical optimized shooting method for finding periodic orbits in nonlinear dynamical systems was employed to determine the existence of periodic orbits in the well-known R\\"ossler system. By optimizing the period $T$ and the three system parameters, $a$, $b$ and $c$, simultaneously, it was found that, for any initial condition $(x_0,y_0,z_0) \\in \\Re^3$, there exists at least one set of optimized parameters corresponding to a periodic orbit passing through $ (x_0,y_0,z_0)$. After a discussion of this result it was concluded that its analytical proof may present an interesting new mathematical challenge.

A. E. Botha; W. Dednam

2014-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - a20 regulates period Sample Search Results  

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Rules (2) If inspection required by paragraph (h) Summary: is a crucial step in NOAA's review of its existing regulations. NOAA recognizes that the public comment period... ,...

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EIS-0299: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental...  

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Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental Impact Statement Proposed Production of Plutonium-238 for Use in Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems for Future...

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Microcomputer Analysis of Pumping System Performance  

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report details the total annual energy use, energy cost, total capital cost, and present worth of each control option. In addition, the payback period or the rate of return can be computed based on the savings realized from using the variable speed... report details the total annual energy use, energy cost, total capital cost, and present worth of each control option. In addition, the payback period or the rate of return can be computed based on the savings realized from using the variable speed...

Bierschenk, J. L.; Schmidt, P. S.

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The critical Z-invariant Ising model via dimers: the periodic case  

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The critical Z-invariant Ising model via dimers: the periodic case C´edric Boutillier , B´eatrice de Tili`ere Abstract We study a large class of critical two-dimensional Ising models namely critical Z-invariant Ising models on periodic graphs, example of which are the classical Z2 , triangular

Boutillier, CĂ©dric

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LINEAR STABILITY ANALYSIS FOR PERIODIC TRAVELING WAVES OF THE BOUSSINESQ EQUATION AND THE KGZ SYSTEM  

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LINEAR STABILITY ANALYSIS FOR PERIODIC TRAVELING WAVES OF THE BOUSSINESQ EQUATION AND THE KGZ stability of spatially periodic waves for the Boussinesq equa- tion (the cases p = 2, 3) and the Klein interest will be mainly in two PDE - the Boussinesq equation and the Klein-Gordon-Zakharov system, although

Stanislavova, Milena

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LINEAR STABILITY ANALYSIS FOR PERIODIC TRAVELING WAVES OF THE BOUSSINESQ EQUATION AND THE KGZ SYSTEM  

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LINEAR STABILITY ANALYSIS FOR PERIODIC TRAVELING WAVES OF THE BOUSSINESQ EQUATION AND THE KGZ stability of spatially periodic waves for the Boussinesq equa- tion (the cases p = 2, 3) and the Klein in two PDEs - the Boussinesq equation and the Klein-Gordon-Zakharov system, although the methods that we

Stanislavova, Milena

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IMPROVED LOCAL WELL-POSEDNESS FOR THE PERIODIC "GOOD" BOUSSINESQ EQUATION  

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IMPROVED LOCAL WELL-POSEDNESS FOR THE PERIODIC "GOOD" BOUSSINESQ EQUATION SEUNGLY OH, ATANAS STEFANOV ABSTRACT. We prove that the "good" Boussinesq model is locally well-posed in the space H- �H--2 the Cauchy problem for the periodic "good" Boussinesq problem (1) utt + uxxxx - uxx + (up )xx = 0, (t, x) R1

Oh, Seungly

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Quantum reflection and interference of matter waves from periodically doped surfaces  

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We show that periodically doped, flat surfaces can act as reflective diffraction gratings for atomic and molecular matter waves. The diffraction element is realized by exploiting that charged dopants locally suppress quantum reflection from the Casimir-Polder potential. We present a general quantum scattering theory for reflection off periodically charged surfaces and discuss the requirements for the observation of multiple diffraction peaks.

Benjamin A. Stickler; Uzi Even; Klaus Hornberger

2015-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The role of money and monetary policy in crisis periods : the Euro  

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The role of money and monetary policy in crisis periods : the Euro area case Research Center ESSEC of money and monetary policy in crisis periods: the Euro area case Jonathan Benchimol and André Fourçansy on the role of money and monetary policy during crises. The role of separability between money and consumption

Boyer, Edmond

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INVERTIBLE SUBSTITUTIONS WITH A COMMON PERIODIC HUI RAO AND ZHI-YING WEN  

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INVERTIBLE SUBSTITUTIONS WITH A COMMON PERIODIC POINT HUI RAO AND ZHI-YING WEN Abstract. We characterize the invertible substitutions over a two-letter alphabet which share a common periodic point (or for some n 1. A substitution is said invertible if it is an automorphism of the free group F generated

Rao, Hui

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EDFA Gain Flattening Using Long-Period Fibre Gratings Based on the Electric Arc Technique  

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of new stresses during the electric arc discharges as the main mechanism for their formation [5]. #12EDFA Gain Flattening Using Long-Period Fibre Gratings Based on the Electric Arc Technique O. FrazĂŁo of the long-period fibre grating is based on the electric arc technique. 1. Introduction. The gain flattening

Haddadi, Hamed

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Understanding Quasi-Periodic Fieldlines and Their Topology in Toroidal Magnetic Fields  

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the periodicity analysis of these two functions, we are able to devise a heuristic yet robust and reliable surfaces. Different from our previous method [12], in this work we resort to the periodicity analysis the wall of the fusion reactor. To distinguish the magnetic island chains from other flux surfaces, we

Chen, Guoning

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Nonlinear dielectric response of periodic composite materials A. Kolpakov & A. K. Tagantsev & L. Berlyand &  

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periodic composite (a matrix of a large dielectric constant ferro- electric material with linear dielectric of ferroelectric/dielectric composites. A typical example is a (Ba,Sr)TiO3 ceramic fabricated with addition of MgNonlinear dielectric response of periodic composite materials A. Kolpakov & A. K. Tagantsev & L

Berlyand, Leonid

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Periodic index separate confinement heterostructure multiple quantum well laser' n by organometailic vapor  

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similar conditions. The PINSCH laser uses cladding layers comprised of periodic semiconductor multilayers applied to 980 nm InGaAs/AlGaAs quantum well lasers.6 The cladding layers consist of alternating layersPeriodic index separate confinement heterostructure multiple quantum well laser' n

Florida, University of

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Attractiveness of periodic orbits in parametrically forced systems with time-increasing friction  

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Attractiveness of periodic orbits in parametrically forced systems with time-increasing friction-dimensional systems subject to a periodic force and study numer- ically how a time-varying friction affects oscillator in the presence of friction. We find that, if the damping coefficient increases in time up

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Positive solutions of periodic boundary value problems for impulsive differential equations  

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In this paper, we discuss the existence of positive solutions of periodic boundary value problems for second-order impulsive equations. The existence and multiplicity of positive solutions are established and the proof is based upon fixed point theorems ... Keywords: Fixed point theorem, Impulsive differential equations, Periodic boundary value problems, Positive solution

Weibing Wang; Xiangling Fu; Xuxin Yang

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Nov 27 -Dec 2, 2012  

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was obtained. 11/28/2012 01:41 PM Suspicious Person 2012-002119 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWER Private PropertyWeekly Security Incident Log Period of Nov 27 - Dec 2, 2012 Incident No. Reported Date Building:41 AM Theft, Under Weekly Security Incident Log Printed: 12/3/2012 3:18:11 PM 1 Period of Nov 27 - Dec 2

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High order asymptotics for the electromagnetic scattering from thin periodic layers : the 3D  

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High order asymptotics for the electromagnetic scattering from thin periodic layers : the 3D of electromagnetic waves by a thin periodic layer made of an array of regularly-spaced obstacles. The size, they satisfy electrostatic problems posed in an infinite 3D strip that require a careful analysis. Error

Boyer, Edmond

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Comparison of quantization of charge transport in periodic and open pumps  

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Comparison of quantization of charge transport in periodic and open pumps G.M. Graf and G. Ortelli the charges transported in two systems, a spatially periodic and an open quantum pump, both depending physical situations become the same, i.e., that of a large open pump. 1 Introduction In this note we

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QR-Coded Audio Periodic Table of the Elements: A Mobile-Learning Tool  

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QR-Coded Audio Periodic Table of the Elements: A Mobile-Learning Tool ... A quick response coded audio periodic table of the elements (QR-APTE) was developed using free online resources. ... (4) In this regard the existence of organized audio chemical information is highly desirable, speeding up the learning process by avoiding Braille reading. ...

Vasco D. B. Bonifácio

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ENOC 2014, July 6-11, 2014, Vienna, Austria Periodic motions of coupled impact oscillators  

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the latter case concerns thin oscillating mechanical structures (a string under tension or a clamped beamENOC 2014, July 6-11, 2014, Vienna, Austria Periodic motions of coupled impact oscillators Vincent. Summary. We study existence of time-periodic oscillations in a chain of coupled impact oscillators

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EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public  

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EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings Strategic Petroleum Reserve Due to the extraordinary circumstances created by Hurricane Katrina in the region where the proposed action and public scoping meetings will take place, DOE has extended the public scoping period and revised the dates and locations of the public scoping meetings originally announced in the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement 70 FR 52088; September 1, 2005). DOE/EIS-0385, Department of Energy, Environmental Impact Statement: Site Selection for the Expansion of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings, 70

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Microsoft Word - PARS II Process Document - Close Period 2013-04-29 _FINAL_  

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PARS II APM DepSec Monthly Report & Close Period, V-2013-04-29 Page 1 PARS II APM DepSec Monthly Report & Close Period, V-2013-04-29 Page 1 PARS II Process Document APM DEPSEC MONTHLY REPORT & CLOSE PERIOD PURPOSE The purpose of this document is to describe the process of preparing the APM Deputy Secretary Monthly Report and closing the DOE Reporting Period in PARS II. SCOPE This process applies to the Headquarters Office of Acquisition and Project Management (HQ OAPM) and its support contractors as the organization that prepares the monthly reports and closes the monthly reporting period. The process covers data validation and verification; running, distributing and archiving of reports; and

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EIS-0387: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare a  

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Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare a Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0387: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare a Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement Y-12 National Security Complex Project, Oak Ridge, Tennessee The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), is extending the scoping period for the Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12), located at the junction of Bear Creek Road and Scarboro Road in Anderson County, Tennessee, near the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. National Nuclear Security Administration Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent To Prepare a Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement,

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EIS-0380: Notice to Extend Comment Period on the Draft Site-Wide  

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to Extend Comment Period on the Draft Site-Wide to Extend Comment Period on the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0380: Notice to Extend Comment Period on the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement Continued Operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico In response to requests for additional time to review and comment on the document, NNSA is extending the public comment period until September 20, 2006. DOE/EIS-0380, Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Extension of Comment Period on the Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 76 FR 40352 (August 2006) More Documents & Publications EIS-0380: DOE Notice of Availability of the Draft Site-Wide Environmental

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Proposed rule: re-opening of public comment period | Department of Energy  

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Proposed rule: re-opening of public comment period Proposed rule: re-opening of public comment period Proposed rule: re-opening of public comment period Proposed rule: re-opening of public comment period. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is re-opening the public comment period for proposed amendments to its regulations governing compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), made available for public comment on January 3, 2011 (76 FR 214). This is being done in response to a request on behalf of multiple organizations CX rulemaking files More Documents & Publications Public Comment Received on Proposed Revisions to DOE's NEPA Rule: 10 CFR Part 1021 Federal Register Notice: National Nuclear Security Administration Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement for Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico

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EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public  

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Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings EIS-0385: Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings Strategic Petroleum Reserve Due to the extraordinary circumstances created by Hurricane Katrina in the region where the proposed action and public scoping meetings will take place, DOE has extended the public scoping period and revised the dates and locations of the public scoping meetings originally announced in the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement 70 FR 52088; September 1, 2005). DOE/EIS-0385, Department of Energy, Environmental Impact Statement: Site Selection for the Expansion of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, Notice to Extend the Public Scoping Period and Reschedule Public Scoping Meetings, 70

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Mirant: Summary of Monitored SO2 Concentrations During Periods of Highest  

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Mirant: Summary of Monitored SO2 Concentrations During Periods of Mirant: Summary of Monitored SO2 Concentrations During Periods of Highest Impact Mirant: Summary of Monitored SO2 Concentrations During Periods of Highest Impact Docket No. EO-05-01: Tables showing a summary of monitored SO2 concentrations during periods of highest impact as well as ERMOD modeling results for SO2 scenarios. Mirant: Summary of Monitored SO2 Concentrations During Periods of Highest Impact More Documents & Publications Answer of Potomac Electric Power Company and PJM lnterconnection, L.L.C. to the October 6, 2005 motion filed by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Mirant Potomac, Alexandria, Virginia: Maximum Impacts Predicted by AERMOD-PRIME, Units 3, 1, 2 SO2 Case Mirant Potomac, Alexandria, Virginia: Maximum Impacts Predicted by

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EIS-0250: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public  

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Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting EIS-0250: Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, NV Based on input from the public, DOE is now announcing an additional public meeting in Reno, Nevada. The public comment period also is being extended through December 12, 2006. Notice of Public Comment Period Extension and Additional Public Meeting on the Supplement to the Final Environmental Impact Statement for a Geologic Repository for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada, DOE/EIS-0250 (71 FR 65786) (November 2006) More Documents & Publications

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Department of Energy Extends Comment Period on Proposed Revisions to its  

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Extends Comment Period on Proposed Revisions Extends Comment Period on Proposed Revisions to its NEPA Rules Department of Energy Extends Comment Period on Proposed Revisions to its NEPA Rules February 17, 2011 - 5:29pm Addthis The Department of Energy today announced that, in response to requests from a number of parties, it has re-opened the public comment period on its proposed revisions to the Department's NEPA rules. The public comment period will be extended three weeks and will now close on March 7, 2011. DOE, on January 3, 2011, issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend its regulations governing compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The proposals focus primarily on the Department's categorical exclusion provisions, and reflect the first update to these provisions in

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EIS-0299: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental  

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9: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the 9: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0299: Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental Impact Statement Proposed Production of Plutonium-238 for Use in Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems for Future Space Missions DOE is extending the public scoping period on the environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Proposed Production of Plutonium-238 for Use in Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems for Future Space Missions from November 4, 1998, to January 4, 1999. Notice of Extension of Comment Period for the Environmental Impact Statement on the Proposed Production of Plutonium-238 for Use in Advanced Radioisotope Power Systems for Future Space Missions, DOE/EIS-0299 (November 1998) (63 FR 59551) More Documents & Publications

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FUEL CONSUMPTION AND COST SAVINGS OF CLASS 8 HEAVY-DUTY TRUCKS POWERED BY NATURAL GAS  

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We compare the fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of natural gas and diesel heavy-duty (HD) class 8 trucks under consistent simulated drive cycle conditions. Our study included both conventional and hybrid HD trucks operating with either natural gas or diesel engines, and we compare the resulting simulated fuel efficiencies, fuel costs, and payback periods. While trucks powered by natural gas engines have lower fuel economy, their CO2 emissions and costs are lower than comparable diesel trucks. Both diesel and natural gas powered hybrid trucks have significantly improved fuel economy, reasonable cost savings and payback time, and lower CO2 emissions under city driving conditions. However, under freeway-dominant driving conditions, the overall benefits of hybridization are considerably less. Based on payback period alone, non-hybrid natural gas trucks appear to be the most economic option for both urban and freeway driving environments.

Gao, Zhiming [ORNL] [ORNL; LaClair, Tim J [ORNL] [ORNL; Daw, C Stuart [ORNL] [ORNL; Smith, David E [ORNL] [ORNL

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The Spin Periods and Rotational Profiles of Neutron Stars at Birth  

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We present results from an extensive set of one- and two-dimensional radiation-hydrodynamic simulations of the supernova core-collapse, bounce, and postbounce phases and focus on the proto-neutron star (PNS) spin periods and rotational profiles as a function of initial iron core angular velocity, degree of differential rotation, and progenitor mass. For the models considered, we find a roughly linear mapping between initial iron core rotation rate and PNS spin. The results indicate that the magnitude of the precollapse iron core angular velocities is the single most important factor in determining the PNS spin. Differences in progenitor mass and degree of differential rotation lead only to small variations in the PNS rotational period and profile. Based on our calculated PNS spins at ~200-300 ms after bounce and assuming angular momentum conservation, we estimate final neutron star rotation periods. We find periods of 1 ms and shorter for initial central iron core periods of 10 s. This is appreciably shorter than what previous studies have predicted and is in disagreement with current observational data from pulsar astronomy. After considering possible spin-down mechanisms that could lead to longer periods, we conclude that there is no mechanism that can robustly spin down a neutron star from ~1 ms periods to the "injection" periods of tens to hundreds of milliseconds observed for young pulsars. Our results indicate that, given current knowledge of the limitations of neutron star spin-down mechanisms, precollapse iron cores must rotate with periods of around 50-100 s to form neutron stars with periods generically near those inferred for the radio pulsar population.

Christian D. Ott; Adam Burrows; Todd A. Thompson; Eli Livne; Rolf Walder

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPECTROSCOPIC EVIDENCE FOR A 5.4 MINUTE ORBITAL PERIOD IN HM CANCRI  

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HM Cancri is a candidate ultracompact binary white dwarf with an apparent orbital period of only 5.4 minutes, as suggested by X-ray and optical light-curve modulations on that period, and by the absence of longer-period variability. In this Letter, we present Keck-I spectroscopy which shows clear modulation of the helium emission lines in both radial velocity and amplitude on the 5.4 minute period and no other. The data strongly suggest that the binary is emitting He I 4471 from the irradiated face of the cooler, less massive star, and He II 4686 from a ring around the more massive star. From their relative radial velocities, we measure a mass ratio q = 0.50 {+-} 0.13. We conclude that the observed 5.4 minute period almost certainly represents the orbital period of an interacting binary white dwarf. We thus confirm that HM Cnc is the shortest period binary star known: a unique test for stellar evolution theory, and one of the strongest known sources of gravitational waves for LISA.

Roelofs, Gijs H. A. [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, 60 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States); Rau, Arne [Astronomy Department, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Marsh, Tom R.; Steeghs, Danny [Department of Physics, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL (United Kingdom); Groot, Paul J.; Nelemans, Gijs [Department of Astrophysics, Radboud University Nijmegen, P.O. Box 9010, 6500 GL, Nijmegen (Netherlands)], E-mail: groelofs@cfa.harvard.edu, E-mail: arau@mpe.mpg.de

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Failure Rates and Publication Status: Periodicals Reviewed in Library Journal (1980–2005) and Database Accuracy  

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Life spans of periodicals are described for all titles reviewed in Library Journal's (LJ) “Magazines” column from 1980 through 2005 using data from WorldCat, EBSCO's Serials Directory and Ulrichsweb. Fifty-four percent of the periodicals reviewed in LJ have failed. The highest rate of failure is in the first few years of publication, but there remains a substantial failure rate thereafter. The many challenges of keeping accurate records on end dates for periodicals are discussed in the context of cooperative cataloging under CONSER's leadership. The relative strengths and weaknesses of data in WorldCat, Serials Directory and Ulrichsweb are discussed and quantified.

Steve Black

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconstruction of spatial patterns of climatic anomalies during the medieval warm period (AD 900-1300)  

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The workshop will focus on climatic variations during the Medieval Warm Period or Little Climatic Optimum. The nominal time interval assigned to this period is AD 900--1300, but climate information available during the century or two preceding and following this episode is welcome. The aims of the workshop will be to: examine the available evidence for the existence of this episode; assess the spatial and temporal synchronicity of the climatic signals; discuss possible forcing mechanisms; and identify areas and paleoenvironmental records where additional research efforts are needed to improve our knowledge of this period. This document consists of abstracts of eighteen papers presented at the meeting.

Diaz, H.F. [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO (United States). Environmental Research Labs.; Hughes, M.K. [Arizona Univ., Tucson, AZ (United States). Lab. of Tree-Ring Research

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Connection between the period and the amplitude of the Blazhko effect  

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We found a possible relationship between the modulation period and the amplitude of the Blazhko RR Lyrae stars: long modulation period generally implies high modulation amplitude while the short modulation period results in small amplitude. Although this effect is much more a tendency than a strict rule, it can be detected easily in the space-born time series data produced by Kepler and CoRoT. Good quality ground-based data show this relation, too. This phenomenon could give us constraints for the physics of the Blazhko effect.

Benk?, J M

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APPLYING A PV GRID-TIED SYSTEM IN INDUSTRIAL SECTOR WITH PAYBACK REDUCTION: A CASE STUDY IN K.S.A.  

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??The key to creating clean energy is to use renewable energy sources. Saudi Arabia has an abundance of solar radiation due to its geographical location;… (more)

Oweedha, Wayel

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0374: Notice of Extension of Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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Notice of Extension of Comment Period Notice of Extension of Comment Period EIS-0374: Notice of Extension of Comment Period Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project This notice extends the close of comment for scoping from the previously published May 13, 2005 to January 5, 2006. Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is preparing its Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration EIS under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). BPA is currently considering a proposed interconnection requested by PPM Energy, Inc. (PPM), to integrate electrical power from their proposed Klondike III Wind Project into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Bonneville Power Administration Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project Notice of Comment Period, DOE/EIS-0374 (December 2005 - 70 FR

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DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy  

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Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act August 18, 2010 - 4:33pm Addthis Today, in response to a formal request, General Counsel Scott Blake Harris approved a 30-day extension of the public comment period on DOE's Notice of Inquiry (75 FR 43945) soliciting comment on the development of regulations to carry out section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which implements the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage. The public comment period will be extended to October 27, 2010. The signed extension which is provided here, will be published shortly in the Federal Register. Addthis Related Articles DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy

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Geothermal R and D Project report for period April 1, 1976 to June 30, 1976  

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report for period April 1, 1976 to June 30, 1976 report for period April 1, 1976 to June 30, 1976 Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Geothermal R and D Project report for period April 1, 1976 to June 30, 1976 Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Progress during April to July 1976 in research on geothermal energy is reported. The experiments are performed in the Raft River Valley, Idaho, a hydrothermal resource site with water temperatures below 150/sup 0/C. During this period, a third well, RRGE-3 was drilled and well production was tested, testing of a direct contact heat exchanger continued, design and cost estimating continued on a 40 MW (th) organic-binary heat exchange facility, agricultural studies of irrigation with geothermal water progressed, and down-hole data was obtained from

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EA-1592: Extension of Comment Period of the Draft Environmental Assessment  

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Extension of Comment Period of the Draft Environmental Extension of Comment Period of the Draft Environmental Assessment EA-1592: Extension of Comment Period of the Draft Environmental Assessment Modernization of Facilities and Infrastructure for the Non-Nuclear Production Activities Conducted at the Kansas City Plant In the interest of maximizing public participation, GSA and NNSA are extending the public comment period until Wednesday, January 30, 2008. The United States General Services Administration (GSA) and the United States Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) will prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA), DOE/EA-1592, to relocate certain non-nuclear component production and procurement activities currently conducted at NNSA's Kansas City Plant (KCP) to a smaller new

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EIS-0350-S1: Extension of the Public Review and Comment Period and  

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Extension of the Public Review and Comment Period and Extension of the Public Review and Comment Period and Announcement of an Additional Public Hearing EIS-0350-S1: Extension of the Public Review and Comment Period and Announcement of an Additional Public Hearing Nuclear Facility Portion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico DOE/EIS-0350, Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Extension of the Public Review and Comment Period and Announcement of an Additional Public Hearing for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Nuclear Facility Portion of the Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Building Replacement Project at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, 76 FR 28222 (May 2011)

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EIS-0374: Notice of Extension of Comment Period | Department of Energy  

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74: Notice of Extension of Comment Period 74: Notice of Extension of Comment Period EIS-0374: Notice of Extension of Comment Period Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project This notice extends the close of comment for scoping from the previously published May 13, 2005 to January 5, 2006. Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is preparing its Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration EIS under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). BPA is currently considering a proposed interconnection requested by PPM Energy, Inc. (PPM), to integrate electrical power from their proposed Klondike III Wind Project into the Federal Columbia River Transmission System (FCRTS). Bonneville Power Administration Klondike III/Biglow Canyon Wind Integration Project Notice of Comment Period, DOE/EIS-0374 (December 2005 - 70 FR

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EIS-0388: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent to Prepare  

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8: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent to 8: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0388: Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Operation of a Biosafety Level 3 Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico National Nuclear Security Administration Extension of Scoping Period for the Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Operation of a Biosafety Level 3 Facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, DOE/EA-0388 (December 2005) 70 FR 77379 More Documents & Publications EIS-0388: Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement EIS-0380: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact

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Rate of DNA replication in the DNA synthetic period of the barley chromosomes  

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The rate of DNA replication, as judged by H3-thymidine incorporation, at the specific time of the S-period in chromosomes of barley (Hakata No. 2) is studied by means of autoradiography.

Akio Kusanagi

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An ubiquitous ~62 Myr periodic fluctuation superimposed on general trends in fossil biodiversity: Part I, Documentation  

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We use Fourier Analysis and related techniques to investigate the question of periodicities in fossil biodiversity. These techniques are able to identify cycles superimposed on the long-term trends of the Phanerozoic. We review prior results and analyze data previously reduced and published. Joint time series analysis of various reductions of the Sepkoski Data, Paleobiology Database, and Fossil Record 2 indicate the same periodicity in biodiversity of marine animals at 62 Myr. We have not found this periodicity in the terrestrial fossil record. We have found that the signal strength decreases with time because of the accumulation of apparently "resistant" long-lived genera. The existence of a 62 Myr periodicity despite very different treatment of systematic error, particularly sampling-strength biases, in all three major databases strongly argues for its reality in the fossil record.

Melott, Adrian L

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Considering the Case for Biodiversity Cycles: Reexamining the Evidence for Periodicity in the Fossil Record  

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Medvedev and Melott (2007) have suggested that periodicity in fossil biodiversity may be induced by cosmic rays which vary as the Solar System oscillates normal to the galactic disk. We re-examine the evidence for a 62 million year (Myr) periodicity in biodiversity throughout the Phanerozoic history of animal life reported by Rohde & Mueller (2005), as well as related questions of periodicity in origination and extinction. We find that the signal is robust against variations in methods of analysis, and is based on fluctuations in the Paleozoic and a substantial part of the Mesozoic. Examination of origination and extinction is somewhat ambiguous, with results depending upon procedure. Origination and extinction intensity as defined by RM may be affected by an artifact at 27 Myr in the duration of stratigraphic intervals. Nevertheless, when a procedure free of this artifact is implemented, the 27 Myr periodicity appears in origination, suggesting that the artifact may ultimately be based on a signal in the...

Lieberman, Bruce S

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Einstein@Home search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S4 data  

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A search for periodic gravitational waves, from sources such as isolated rapidly spinning neutron stars, was carried out using 510 h of data from the fourth LIGO science run (S4). The search was for quasimonochromatic waves ...

Zucker, Michael E.

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QUASI-PERIODIC WIGGLES OF MICROWAVE ZEBRA STRUCTURES IN A SOLAR FLARE  

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Quasi-periodic wiggles of microwave zebra pattern (ZP) structures with periods ranging from about 0.5 s to 1.5 s are found in an X-class solar flare on 2006 December 13 at the 2.6-3.8 GHz with the Chinese Solar Broadband Radio Spectrometer (SBRS/Huairou). Periodogram and correlation analysis show that the wiggles have two to three significant periodicities and are almost in phase between stripes at different frequencies. The Alfvén speed estimated from the ZP structures is about 700 km s{sup –1}. We find the spatial size of the wave-guiding plasma structure to be about 1 Mm with a detected period of about 1 s. This suggests that the ZP wiggles can be associated with the fast magnetoacoustic oscillations in the flaring active region. The lack of a significant phase shift between wiggles of different stripes suggests that the ZP wiggles are caused by a standing sausage oscillation.

Yu, Sijie; Tan, Baolin; Yan, Yihua [Key Laboratory of Solar Activity, National Astronomical Observatories Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100012 (China); Nakariakov, V. M.; Selzer, L. A., E-mail: sjyu@nao.cas.cn [Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, Physics Department, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL (United Kingdom)

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E-Print Network 3.0 - abstracts search period Sample Search Results  

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the period you wish to search. 12;2 PsycINFO user guide September 2002 Enter your search term or terms... PsycINFO user guide citations summaries abstracts journal...

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Disorder-Driven Roughening Transition of Flux Lines in a Periodic Potential  

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In flux line systems, the competition between pinning by point disorder and attraction to a periodic potential is studied using exact ground state computations. For sufficiently small point disorder the flux l...

T. Knetter; G. Schröder; H. Rieger

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Einstein@Home search for periodic gravitational waves in early S5 LIGO data  

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This paper reports on an all-sky search for periodic gravitational waves from sources such as deformed isolated rapidly spinning neutron stars. The analysis uses 840 hours of data from 66 days of the fifth LIGO science run ...

Barsotti, Lisa

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E-Print Network 3.0 - afterwreck postemergency period Sample...  

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Ally 60 DF Apply one application in a 22 month period. Crop rotations: corn 22 months, cotton 22 months... . Sorghum 10 months, other crops 34 months. Recommended to be applied...

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DOE Extends Public Comment Period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the public comment period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (ULP PEIS) has been extended to May 31, 2013.

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Case Study of Optimal Byproduct Gas Distribution in Integrated Steel Mill Using Multi-Period Optimization  

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? ? ? Case Study of Optimal Byproduct Gas Distribution in Integrated Steel Mill Using Multi-Period Optimization KIMMO M?KINEN BUSINESS MANAGER TONI KYM?L?INEN PRODUCT MANAGER JAAKKO JUNTTILA SALES MANAGER ABB OY HELSINKI FINLAND...

Makinen, K.; Kymalainen, T.; Junttila, J.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mathematical model of optimal control of a process of periodic verification of measurement devices  

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A synthesis of mathematical machinery is presented which allows us to solve the problem of optimizing the extent and periodicity of verification taking into account the parameters of a ... random process of varia...

F. I. Khrapov

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Long-Term Cycles in the History of Life: Periodic Biodiversity in the Paleobiology Database  

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Time series analysis of fossil biodiversity of marine invertebrates in the Paleobiology Database (PBDB) shows a significant periodicity at approximately 63 My, in agreement with previous analyses based on the Sepkoski database. I discuss how...

Melott, Adrian L.

2008-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

317

Transmission of energy down periodically ribbed elastic structures under fluid loading: spatialperiodicity in the pass bands  

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...long-range coupling|Green's function| Transmission of energy down periodically...long-range coupling; Green's function 1. Introduction Energy transmission down...fluid loading in energy transmission...properties of the Green's function...

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

CO2 Abatement in the UK Power Sector: Evidence from the EU ETS Trial Period  

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This paper provides an empirical assessment of CO2 emissions abatement in the UK power sector during the trial period of the EU ETS. Using an econometrically estimated model of fuel switching, it separates the impacts of ...

Ellerman, A. Denny

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy...  

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- 10:17am Addthis Today, in response to a formal request, General Counsel Scott Blake Harris approved a second and final extension of the public comment period to November 30,...

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DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy...  

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- 4:33pm Addthis Today, in response to a formal request, General Counsel Scott Blake Harris approved a 30-day extension of the public comment period on DOE's Notice of Inquiry...

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321

Homogenization approach for the transmission eigenvalue problem for periodic media and application to the inverse problem  

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We consider the interior transmission problem associated with the scattering by an inhomogeneous (possibly anisotropic) highly oscillating periodic media. We show that, under appropriate assumptions, the solution of the interior transmission problem converges to the solution of a homogenized problem as the period goes to zero. Furthermore, we prove that the associated real transmission eigenvalues converge to transmission eigenvalues of the homogenized problem. Finally we show how to use the first transmission eigenvalue of the period media, which is measurable from the scattering data, to obtain information about constant effective material properties of the periodic media. The convergence results presented here are not optimal. Such results with rate of convergence involve the analysis of the boundary correction and will be subject of a forthcoming paper.

Fioralba Cakoni; Houssem Haddar; Isaac Harris

2014-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

322

Regular domain structure in a lithium niobate crystal—Period stabilization  

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High stability of the period and homogeneity of a regular domain structure was attained in Nd: Mg: LiNbO3 crystals grown from melt with an excess of lithium oxide by the Czochralski method along the... ...

I. I. Naumova; N. F. Evlanova; S. A. Blokhin; T. O. Chaplina…

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Linear Multistep Methods with Reduced Truncation Error for Periodic Initial-value Problems  

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......PERIODIC INITIAL-VALUE PROBLEMS 481 example. Stiefel & Bettis (1969), Bettis (1970) and Lyche (1972) constructed schemes by...suggestions which improved the paper. REFERENCES BETTIS, D. G. 1970 Numerical integration of products of......

P. J. van der HOUWEN; B. P. SOMMEIJER

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Periodic variability in cetacean strandings: links to large-scale climate events  

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...and meridional (southerly) winds, reflecting general long-term...persistent zonal and meridional winds result in colder and presumably...School of Zoology, Antarctic Wildlife Research Unit, University of...Periodicity Tasmania Victoria Wind

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Measuring well hydraulic connectivity in fractured bedrock using periodic slug tests  

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Summary Periodic hydraulic experiments were conducted in a five-spot well cluster completed in a single bedding plane fracture. Tests were performed by using a winch-operated slug (submerged solid cylinder) to create a periodic head disturbance in one well and observing the phase shift and attenuation of the head response in the remaining wells. Transmissivity (T) and storativity (S) were inverted independently from head response. Inverted T decreased and S increased with oscillation period. Estimated S was more variable among well pairs than T, suggesting S may be a better estimator of hydraulic connectivity among closely spaced wells. These estimates highlighted a zone of poor hydraulic connection that was not identified by a constant rate test conducted in the same wells. Periodic slug tests appear to be a practical and effective technique for establishing local scale spatial variability in hydraulic parameters.

Eric Guiltinan; Matthew W. Becker

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

A FAST DIRECT SOLVER FOR QUASI-PERIODIC SCATTERING A. GILLMAN, A. BARNETT  

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A FAST DIRECT SOLVER FOR QUASI-PERIODIC SCATTERING PROBLEMS A. GILLMAN, A. BARNETT Abstract. We-of-plane electric field [5]). We seek the scattered wave u which 1 #12;2 A. GILLMAN, A. BARNETT solves, ( + 2 )u

Barnett, Alex

327

Quarterly RCRA Groundwater Monitoring Data for the Period July through September 2006  

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This report provides information about RCRA groundwater monitoring for the period July through September 2006. Eighteen Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) sites were sampled during the reporting quarter.

Hartman, Mary J.

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Quasi-16-day periodic meridional movement of the equatorial ionization anomaly  

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Based on the daytime location of the equatorial ionization anomaly (EIA) crest derived from GPS observations at low latitude over China during the 2005–2006 stratospheric sudden warming (SSW), a quasi-16-day periodic ...

Mo, X. H.

329

Search for periodicities in the B8 solar neutrino flux measured by the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory  

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A search has been made for sinusoidal periodic variations in the B8 solar neutrino flux using data collected by the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory over a 4-year time interval. The variation at a period of 1 yr is consistent with modulation of the B8 neutrino flux by the Earth’s orbital eccentricity. No significant sinusoidal periodicities are found with periods between 1 d and 10 years with either an unbinned maximum likelihood analysis or a Lomb-Scargle periodogram analysis. The data are inconsistent with the hypothesis that the results of the recent analysis by Sturrock et al., based on elastic scattering events in Super-Kamiokande, can be attributed to a 7% sinusoidal modulation of the total B8 neutrino flux.

B. Aharmim et al. (SNO Collaboration)

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

330

EIS-0466: Re-opening of Public Scoping Period and Announcement of  

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Re-opening of Public Scoping Period and Announcement of Re-opening of Public Scoping Period and Announcement of Additional Public Scoping Meetings EIS-0466: Re-opening of Public Scoping Period and Announcement of Additional Public Scoping Meetings Continued Operation of the Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico Comment Period Ends: 9/12/2011 Submit Comments to: Ms. Jeanette Norte NNSA Sandia Site Office P.O. Box 5400 Albuquerque, NM 87185-5400 Telephone: 505-845-4808 Toll-free: 1-855-766-4651 Fax: 505-284-7197 Electronic mail: sandia.sweis@doeal.gov On June 24, 2011, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semiautonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), published a Notice of Intent (NOI) for the preparation of a Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico

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Quantized Spiral Tip Motion in Excitable Systems with Periodic Heterogeneities Brent T. Ginn and Oliver Steinbock*  

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and frequencies that exhibit a devil's staircase. The plateaus of the staircase correspond to pinned or complex length. These quantized orbits follow a devil's staircase [10] as the refractory period of the sys- tem

Steinbock, Oliver

332

Ultrasonic wave propagation through a layer of spherical inclusions with random of periodic arrangements  

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ULTRASONIC %'AVE PROPAGATION THROUGH A LAYER OF SPHERICAL INCLUSIONS %ITH RANDOM OR PERIODIC ARRANGEMENTS A Thesis by NATHAN ALLAN DAY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas AEcM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1994 Major Subject: Aerospace Engineering ULTRASONIC WAVE PROPAGATION THROUGH A LAYER OF SPHERICAL INCLUSIONS WITH RANDOM OR PERIODIC ARRANGEMENTS A Thesis by NATHAN ALLAN DAY Submitted...

Day, Nathan Allan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

333

Spatial Periodic Forcing Can Displace Patterns It Is Intended to Control  

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Spatial periodic forcing of pattern-forming systems is an important, but lightly studied, method of controlling patterns. It can be used to control the amplitude and wave number of one-dimensional periodic patterns, to stabilize unstable patterns, and to induce them below instability onset. We show that, although in one spatial dimension the forcing acts to reinforce the patterns, in two dimensions it acts to destabilize or displace them by inducing two-dimensional rectangular and oblique patterns.

Mau, Yair; Hagberg, Aric; Meron, Ehud

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Short period fluctuations of sea level in the West Florida Keys  

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of Sea Level in the West Florida Keys (December, 1978) Sangem Hsu, B. S. , Taiwan Provincial College of Marine and Oceanic Technology. Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Takashi Ichiye In addition to oscillations of astronomical origin, tidal... records often contain shorter or longer period oscillations. Short period oscillations usually have very small amplitudes and often cannot be recognized in the tidal records except near crests or troughs at days of calm weather. The purposes...

Hsu, Sangem

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Two-Phase Reaction Turbine. Technical progress report for the period July-December 1999  

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During the initial part of this period the concentrated effort was placed on getting comprehensive analysis and design of the turbine prototype. This was in order to be able to initiate its fabrication as needed for its building, assembling and timely testing. In the second part of this period the effort was placed on design and other considerations needed to acquire the test rig within the limited budget based on subsequent grant from the DOE.

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1999-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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3D periodic dielectric composite homogenization based on the Generalized Source Method  

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The article encloses a new Fourier space method for rigorous optical simulation of 3D periodic dielectric structures. The method relies upon rigorous solution of Maxwell's equations in complex composite structures by the Generalized Source Method. Extremely fast GPU enabled calculations provide a possibility for an efficient search of eigenmodes in 3D periodic complex structures on the basis of rigorously obtained resonant electromagnetic response. The method is applied to the homogenization problem demonstrating a complete anisotropic dielectric tensor retrieval.

Shcherbakov, Alexey A

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Comparison of quantization of charge transport in periodic and open pumps  

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We compare the charges transported in two systems, a spatially periodic and an open quantum pump, both depending periodically and adiabatically on time. The charge transported in a cycle was computed by Thouless, respectively by Buttiker et al. in the two cases. We show that the results agree in the limit where the two physical situations become the same, i.e., that of a large open pump.

Gian Michele Graf; Gregorio Ortelli

2007-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

338

Considering the Case for Biodiversity Cycles: Reexamining the Evidence for Periodicity in the Fossil Record  

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Medvedev and Melott (2007) have suggested that periodicity in fossil biodiversity may be induced by cosmic rays which vary as the Solar System oscillates normal to the galactic disk. We re-examine the evidence for a 62 million year (Myr) periodicity in biodiversity throughout the Phanerozoic history of animal life reported by Rohde & Mueller (2005), as well as related questions of periodicity in origination and extinction. We find that the signal is robust against variations in methods of analysis, and is based on fluctuations in the Paleozoic and a substantial part of the Mesozoic. Examination of origination and extinction is somewhat ambiguous, with results depending upon procedure. Origination and extinction intensity as defined by RM may be affected by an artifact at 27 Myr in the duration of stratigraphic intervals. Nevertheless, when a procedure free of this artifact is implemented, the 27 Myr periodicity appears in origination, suggesting that the artifact may ultimately be based on a signal in the data. A 62 Myr feature appears in extinction, when this same procedure is used. We conclude that evidence for a periodicity at 62 Myr is robust, and evidence for periodicity at approximately 27 Myr is also present, albeit more ambiguous.

Bruce S. Lieberman; Adrian L. Melott

2007-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

339

A detached double degenerate with a 1.4 hr orbital period  

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We have discovered that the detached double degenerate binary WD 0957-666 has an orbital period of 1.46 hours, rather than the 1.15 day orbital period reported earlier. This is the shortest period example of such a system yet discovered. We obtain a unique period, which fits both our and earlier data. At this period the emission of gravitational radiation will cause the binary to merge within approximately 2.0 x 10*8 years. This system represents a population of short orbital period binaries which will merge within a Hubble time, and so could account for type Ia supernovae, although due to the low mass of both stars (0.3 to 0.4 solar masses), it is unlikely to become a supernova itself. We have detected the companion star and have measured a mass ratio of q = 1.15. This is the third double degenerate for which q has been measured and all three have q close to 1, which is in conflict with the predicted mass ratio distribution which peaks at 0.7. This system is viewed close to edge on, and we estimate that the probability of this system undergoing eclipses is 15 %.

C. Moran; T. R. Marsh; A. Bragaglia

1997-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

340

Silicon nanoparticle synthesis by short-period thermal anneals at atmospheric pressure in argon  

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Silicon nanoparticles have been studied for a wide variety of applications including nanoelectronic, photovoltaic, and optoelectronic devices. In this work, silicon nanoparticles were synthesized by short-period annealing of silicon-on-insulator substrates to temperatures ranging between 600 and 900 deg. C in argon gas at atmospheric pressure. Two different top silicon layers were deposited by ion-beam sputtering onto oxidized substrates. The thinner 6 nm top layer samples were annealed to temperatures for 30 s periods while thicker 15 nm top layer samples were annealed for 60 s periods. For both sets of samples, nanoparticles were observed to form at all the anneal temperatures through imaging by AFM. One long-period UHV anneal study, with 30-min anneal times, observed nanoparticle formation at temperatures similar to the current work while another similar long-period UHV anneal reported nanoparticle formation only above well-defined formation temperatures that depended upon the starting top layer thickness. In the current work, the average nanoparticle radius was found to increase both with the final anneal temperature and anneal period. For the highest anneal temperatures of the 6 nm top layer samples, a changing surface topography indicated that the thinner Si source layer was becoming depleted and the nanoparticle formation process was nearing completion. No such changes were observed for the thicker 15 nm samples at the same temperatures.

Spencer, Gregory; Anyamesem-Mensah, Benedict; Galloway, Heather C.; Bandyopadhyay, Anup; Frasier, Daniel [Department of Physics, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas 78666 (United States); Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 76207 (United States); Department of Physics, Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas 78666 (United States)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Advanced Concept for Shortening Construction Period of ABWR Plant  

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Construction of a nuclear power plant (NPP) requires a very long period because of large amount of construction materials and many issues for negotiation among multiple sections. Shortening the construction period advances the date of return on an investment, and can also result in reduced construction cost. Therefore, the study of this subject has a very high priority for utilities. We achieved a construction period of 37 months from the first concrete work to fuel loading (F/L) (51.5 months from the inspection of the foundation (I/F) to the start of commercial operation (C/O)) at the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPPs No. 6 and 7 (KK-6/7), which are the first ABWR plants in the world. At TEPCO's next plant, we think that a construction period of less than 36 months (45 months from I/F to C/O) can be realized based on conventional methods such as early start of equipment installation and blocking of equipment to be brought in advance. Furthermore, we are studying the feasibility of a 21.5-month construction period (30 months from I/F to C/O) with advanced ideas and methods. The important concepts for a 21.5-month construction period are adoption of a new building structure that is the steel plate reinforced concrete (SC) structure and promotion of extensive modularization of equipment and building structure. With introducing these new concepts, we are planning the master schedule (M/S) and finding solutions to conflicts in the schedule of area release from building construction work to equipment installation work (schedule-conflicts.) In this report, we present the shortest construction period and an effective method to put it into practice for the conventional general arrangement (GA) of ABWR. In the future, we will continue the study on the improvement of building configuration and arrangements, and make clear of the concept for large composite modules of building structures and equipment. (authors)

Hiroshi Ijichi; Toshio Yamashita; Masahiro Tsutagawa; Hiroya Mori [Toshiba Corporation (Japan); Nobuaki Ooshima; Jun Miura [Hitachi Ltd. (Japan); Minoru Kanechika [Kajima Corporation (Japan); Nobuaki Miura [Shimizu Corporation (Japan)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EVOLUTIONARY TRACKS OF TRAPPED, ACCRETING PROTOPLANETS: THE ORIGIN OF THE OBSERVED MASS-PERIOD RELATION  

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The large number of observed exoplanets ({approx}>700) provides important constraints on their origin as deduced from the mass-period diagram of planets. The most surprising features in the diagram are (1) the (apparent) pileup of gas giants at a period of {approx}500 days ({approx}1 AU) and (2) the so-called mass-period relation, which indicates that planetary mass is an increasing function of orbital period. We construct the evolutionary tracks of growing planets at planet traps in evolving protoplanetary disks and show that they provide a good physical understanding of how these observational properties arise. The fundamental feature of our model is that inhomogeneities in protoplanetary disks give rise to multiple (up to 3) trapping sites for rapid (type I) planetary migration of planetary cores. The viscous evolution of disks results in the slow radial movement of the traps and their cores from large to small orbital periods. In our model, the slow inward motion of planet traps is coupled with the standard core accretion scenario for planetary growth. As planets grow, type II migration takes over. Planet growth and radial movement are ultimately stalled by the dispersal of gas disks via photoevaporation. Our model makes a number of important predictions: that distinct sub-populations of planets that reflect the properties of planet traps where they have grown result in the mass-period relation, that the presence of these sub-populations naturally explains a pileup of planets at {approx}1 AU, and that evolutionary tracks from the ice line do put planets at short periods and fill an earlier claimed {sup p}lanet desert{sup -}a sparse population of planets in the mass-semimajor axis diagram.

Hasegawa, Yasuhiro [Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1 (Canada); Pudritz, Ralph E., E-mail: hasegay@physics.mcmaster.ca, E-mail: pudritz@physics.mcmaster.ca [Origins Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4M1 (Canada)

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Design and laboratory testing of an unequal parallel multicompressor supermarket refrigeration system with a microprocessor-based electronic control system  

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The Supermarket Energy Systems Program was structured to investigate and develop new highly energy-efficient supermarket systems. A supermarket refrigeration system consisting of: unequal parallel compressors; condenser with floating head-pressure control; and micoprocessor-based electronic control system was analyzed, designed, and tested. The total system capacity is 35 hp and three compressors of 5, 10, and 20 hp capacity were determined to be the optimum number and capacity distribution. Compared to the conventional supermarket refrigeration systems, the three unequal parallel compressor systems with R-12 will demonstrate a maximum annual energy savings of 29,100 kWhr or 26% and with R-502 will demonstrate a maximum annual energy savings of 20,100 kWhr or 15%. A compressor capacity control algorithm was designed to select the optimum compressor combination for each operating condition to match compressor capacity to refrigeration load. A microprocessor system based on an Intel 8085 microprocessor was selected for system control and data acquisition. The economic analysis revealed that for a payback period of 3 years or less, an added microprocessor-based electronic controls cost between $500 to $1500 is acceptable. Testing was performed on the unequal parallel compressor system over a refrigeration load range of 78,000 to 160,000 Btu/h. For refrigerant R-12, the increase in the energy efficiency ratio (EER) for the microprocessor-based electronic control system as compared to the mechanical pressure control system ranged from 9.8 to 12.5%

Toscano, W.M.; Oven, M.J.; Walker, D.H.; Vineyard, E.A.; Cooper, W.L. Jr.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Enhancing biofuel production by ultrasonics  

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This work evaluated the use of high-powered ultrasonics to enhance biofuel production in terms of efficiency and costs. A wide range of feed stocks including corn switchgrass oleaginous yeast and soybean oil were studied. The effect of ultrasonic pretreatment on the removal of lignin to allow hydrolysis of cellulose to fermentable sugars was studied. Many pretreatment techniques proved to be successful in enhancing lignin removal. For example time of dissolution of ligno-cellulosic biomass in ionic liquids was reduced from hours to minutes accompanied by a significant decrease in energy consumption compared to mechanical stirring. In addition it was found that hydrolysis of corn starch could be greatly accelerated utilizing ultrasonics. Economic models showed that the technology once implemented would have a payback period of approximately 2.3 years. The work also explored biodiesel production using ultrasonics. It was seen that ultrasonics accelerated the transesterification process so that soybean oil could be converted to biodiesel in less than a minute compared to 45 minutes using traditional methods.

Melissa Montalbo-Lomboy; Pryiyanka Chand

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Energy audit, an approach to apply the concept of green building for a building in Jordan  

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Abstract An energy audit for one department at the faculty of Engineering and Technology at the University of Jordan has been conducted as a way to apply the concept of green building to an existing structure. According to the Jordanian green building code, a classification for the green building has been carried out according to its saving in energy and water in addition to the other factors such as indoor quality and material. The heating and cooling loads were calculated and the results were compared with the values for the same building after amendments to the windows and walls. The insulation for external walls of the building has been introduced in addition the double glazing instead of the current single glass windows for the building. The electricity for the lighting consumption of this building was obtained and analyzed and the potential of utilizing a lighting sensor for different halls and rooms was studied and analyzed. The boiler performance has been studied and an estimation of efficiency enhancement was proposed. It has been found that choosing a larger window area facing south, east and west can save more energy in winter and decreasing the heating costs using a certain types of double glazing, while decreasing the glazing area facing north can save money and energy. Also, it has been found that the payback period for the annual saving in fuel and electricity bills is less than 3 years. The needed investment for obtaining the energy saving is shown in the paper.

K. Hassouneh; A. Al-Salaymeh; J. Qoussous

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Steam systems in industry: Energy use and energy efficiency improvement potentials  

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Steam systems are a part of almost every major industrial process today. Thirty-seven percent of the fossil fuel burned in US industry is burned to produce steam. In this paper we will establish baseline energy consumption for steam systems. Based on a detailed analysis of boiler energy use we estimate current energy use in boilers in U.S. industry at 6.1 Quads (6.4 EJ), emitting almost 66 MtC in CO{sub 2} emissions. We will discuss fuels used and boiler size distribution. We also describe potential savings measures, and estimate the economic energy savings potential in U.S. industry (i.e. having payback period of 3 years or less). We estimate the nationwide economic potential, based on the evaluation of 16 individual measures in steam generation and distribution. The analysis excludes the efficient use of steam and increased heat recovery. Based on the analysis we estimate the economic potential at 18-20% of total boiler energy use, resulting in energy savings approximately 1120-1190 TBtu ( 1180-1260 PJ). This results in a reduction of CO{sub 2} emissions equivalent to 12-13 MtC.

Einstein, Dan; Worrell, Ernst; Khrushch, Marta

2001-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

347

Steam bottoming cycle for an adiabatic diesel engine  

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A study of steam bottoming cycles using adiabatic diesel engine exhaust heat projected substantial performance and economic benefits for long haul trucks. A parametric analysis of steam cycle and system component variables, system cost, size and performance was conducted. An 811 K/6.90 MPa state-of-the-art reciprocating expander steam system with a monotube boiler and radiator core condenser was selected for preliminary design. When applied to a NASA specified turbo-charged adiabatic diesel the bottoming system increased the diesel output by almost 18%. In a comparison of the costs of the diesel with bottoming system (TC/B) and a NASA specified turbocompound adiabatic diesel with after-cooling with the same total output, the annual fuel savings less the added maintenance cost was determined to cover the increased initial cost of the TC/B system in a payback period of 2.3 years. Also during this program steam bottoming system freeze protection strategies were developed, technological advances required for improved system reliability were considered and the cost and performance of advanced systems were evaluated.

Poulin, E.; Demler, R.; Krepchin, I.; Walker, D.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

The periodic variations of a white-light flare observed with ULTRACAM  

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High time resolution observations of a white--light flare on the active star EQ PegB show evidence of intensity variations with a period of approximately 10 s. The period drifts to longer values during the decay phase of the flare. If the oscillation is interpreted as an impulsively--excited, standing--acoustic wave in a flare loop, the period implies a loop length of 1.7 Mm and 3.4 Mm for the case of the fundamental mode and the second harmonic, respectively. However, the small loop lengths imply a very high modulation depth making the acoustic interpretation unlikely. A more realistic interpretation may be that of a fast--MHD wave, with the modulation of the emission being due to the magnetic field. Alternatively, the variations could be due to a series of reconnection events. The periodic signature may then arise as a result of the lateral separation of individual flare loops or current sheets with oscillatory dynamics (i.e. periodic reconnection).

M. Mathioudakis; D. S. Bloomfield; D. B. Jess; V. S. Dhillon; T. R. Marsh

2006-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-term cycles in the history of life: Periodic biodiversity in the Paleobiology Database  

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Time series analysis of fossil biodiversity of marine invertebrates in the Paleobiology Database (PBDB) shows a significant periodicity at approximately 63 My, in agreement with previous analyses based on the Sepkoski database. I discuss how this result did not appear in a previous analysis of the PBDB. The existence of the 63 My periodicity, despite very different treatment of systematic error in both PBDB and Sepkoski databases strongly argues for consideration of its reality in the fossil record. Cross-spectral analysis of the two datasets finds that a 62 My periodicity coincides in phase by 1.6 My, equivalent to better than the errors in either measurement. Consequently, the two data sets not only contain the same strong periodicity, but its peaks and valleys closely correspond in time. Two other spectral peaks appear in the PBDB analysis, but appear to be artifacts associated with detrending and with the increased interval length. Sampling-standardization procedures implemented by the PBDB collaboration suggest that the signal is not an artifact of sampling bias. Further work should focus on finding the cause of the 62 My periodicity.

Adrian L. Melott

2008-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Considering the Case for Biodiversity Cycles: Re-Examining the Evidence for Periodicity in the Fossil Record  

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We re-examine the evidence for a 62 million year (Myr) periodicity in biodiversity throughout the Phanerozoic history of animal life reported by [1], as well as related questions of periodicity in origination and extinction. ...

Lieberman, Bruce S.; Melott, Adrian L.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Extends Public Comment Period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program  

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the Draft Uranium Leasing the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement DOE Extends Public Comment Period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement June 3, 2013 - 3:05pm Addthis Contractor, Bob Darr, S.M. Stoller Corporation Public Affairs, (720) 377-9672, ULinfo@lm.doe.gov May 29, 2013 DOE Extends Public Comment Period for Uranium Program Environmental Impact Statement The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that the public comment period for the Draft Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (ULP PEIS) has been extended to July 1, 2013. Under the Uranium Leasing Program, DOE's Office of Legacy Management manages 31 tracts of land in Mesa, Montrose, and San Miguel counties in

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S&TR | April 2007: A New Block on the Periodic Table  

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Article title: A New Block on the Periodic Table; photo of Dawn Shaughnessy. Livermore chemist Dawn Shaughnessy adds the most recently created element to the periodic table. SCIENTISTS from Lawrence Livermore working in collaboration with a team from the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna, Russia, have discovered element 118, the newest block on the periodic table. Lasting less than a millisecond before decaying and ultimately fissioning, element 118 is the latest element to be synthesized artificially. Why do scientists work so hard to create new elements that last for such a short time? According to chemist Dawn Shaughnessy from Livermore's Chemistry, Materials, and Life Sciences Directorate, "Each new element we discover provides more knowledge about the forces that bind nuclei and what

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EIS-0472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period  

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472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of 472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Comment Period Ends: 09/09/11 Submit Comments to: Laura Kilpatrick, Esq. DOE ULP Program Manager Office of Legacy Management U.S. Department of Energy 11025 Dover Street, Suite 1000 Westminster, CO 80021 Electronic comments: http://ulpeis.anl.gov Electronic mail: ulpeis@anl.gov DOE will host public scoping meetings in western Colorado to receive comments on the scope of the DOE Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (hereinafter referred to as the ULP PEIS). The PEIS will analyze the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts,

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EIS-0183: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period | Department of Energy  

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Extension of Scoping Period Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0183: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period Administration-Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of the Proposed Transmission Agency of Northern California Transmission Project, California On February 23, 2009, Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), announced the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the proposed Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC) Transmission Project. In that notice, Western described the schedule for scoping meetings and advised the public that comments on the scope of the EIS/EIR were due by April 30, 2009. DOE/EIS-0183, Western Area Power Administration-Construction, Operation,

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EIS-0183: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period | Department of Energy  

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Notice of Extension of Scoping Period Notice of Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0183: Notice of Extension of Scoping Period Administration-Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of the Proposed Transmission Agency of Northern California Transmission Project, California On February 23, 2009, Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency of the Department of Energy (DOE), announced the Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the construction, operation, and maintenance of the proposed Transmission Agency of Northern California (TANC) Transmission Project. In that notice, Western described the schedule for scoping meetings and advised the public that comments on the scope of the EIS/EIR were due by April 30, 2009. DOE/EIS-0183, Western Area Power Administration-Construction, Operation,

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EIS-0283-S2: Notice of Extension of Public Review and Comment Period and  

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Notice of Extension of Public Review and Comment Notice of Extension of Public Review and Comment Period and Announcement of an Additional Public Hearing EIS-0283-S2: Notice of Extension of Public Review and Comment Period and Announcement of an Additional Public Hearing Draft Surplus Plutonium Disposition Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement DOE has extended the comment period for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition Supplemential EIS through October 10 and announces an additional Public Hearing in Espanola, NM. EIS-0283-S2-CommentExtension-2012.pdf More Documents & Publications EIS-0312: Notice of Availability of the Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision UDAC Meeting - January 2012 Electricity Advisory Committee Notice of Open Meeting October 2 and 3, 2013: Federal Register Notice Volume 78, No. 176 - September 11, 2013

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Ultrashort-period MS eclipsing systems. New observations and light curve solutions of six NSVS binaries  

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We carried out photometric and low-resolution spectral observations of six eclipsing ultrashort-period binaries with MS components. The light curve solutions of the Rozhen observations show that all targets are overcontact systems. We found well-defined empirical relation "period -- semi-major axis" for the short-period binaries and used it for estimation of the global parameters of the targets. Our results revealed that NSVS 925605 is quite interesting target: (a) it is one of a few contact binaries with M components; (b) it exhibits high activity (emission in H$\\alpha$ line, X-ray emission, large cool spots, non-Planck energy distribution); (c) its components differ in temperature by 700 K. All appearances of high magnetic activity and huge fillout factor (0.7) of NSVS 925605 might be assumed as a precursor of the predicted merging of close magnetic binaries. Another unusual binary is NSVS 2700153 which reveals considerable long-term variability.

Dimitrov, Dinko

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LOW-FREQUENCY OBSERVATIONS OF TRANSIENT QUASI-PERIODIC RADIO EMISSION FROM THE SOLAR ATMOSPHERE  

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We report low-frequency observations of quasi-periodic, circularly polarized, harmonic type III radio bursts whose associated sunspot active regions were located close to the solar limb. The measured periodicity of the bursts at 80 MHz was ?5.2 s, and their average degree of circular polarization (dcp) was ?0.12. We calculated the associated magnetic field B (1) using the empirical relationship between the dcp and B for the harmonic type III emission, and (2) from the observed quasi-periodicity of the bursts. Both the methods result in B ? 4.2 G at the location of the 80 MHz plasma level (radial distance r ? 1.3 R{sub ?}) in the active region corona.

Sasikumar Raja, K.; Ramesh, R., E-mail: sasikumar@iiap.res.in [Indian Institute of Astrophysics, II Block, Koramangala, Bangalore 560 034 (India)

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Mode propagation and absorption loss in metal-clad periodic optical waveguides  

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In terms of the mode eigenvalue equations are field distributions, calculations are performed for Au/InGaAsP/InP, air/Au/InGaAsP/InP, and Au/DiO{sub 2}InGaAsP/InP periodic optical waveguides. On the basis of the computed results, the coupling property in the periodic structure is analyzed, the mode split and the mode band formation of both TE and TM guided modes are described, and the effects of the thickness of the metal cladding and the oxide buffer layer on mode propagation and absorption loss are discussed for TE and TM guided modes as well as for the TM surface-plasma mode. Furthermore, the conversion from the surface-plasma wave to the guided wave for the TM mode is explained for Au/SiO{sub 2}/InGaAsP/InP periodic structures. 27 refs., 8 figs.

Chunsheng Ma [Jilin Univ., Changchun (China)

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resonance modes, cavity field enhancements, and long-range collective photonic effects in periodic bowtie nanostructures  

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The discovery of single-molecule sensitivity via surfaceenhanced Raman scattering on resonantly excited noble metal nanoparticles has brought an increasing interest in its applications to the molecule detection and identification. Periodic gold bowtie nanostructures have recently been shown to give a large enhancement factor sufficient for single molecule detection. In this work, we simulate the plasmon resonance for periodic gold bowtie nanostructures. The difference between the dipole and the quadrupole resonances is described by examining the magnitude and phase of electric field, the bound surface charge, and the polarization. The gap size dependence of the field enhancement can be interpreted by considering cavity field enhancement. Also, additional enhancement is obtained through the long-range collective photonic effect when the bowtie array periodicity matches the resonance wavelength.

Hsueh, Chun-Hway [ORNL; Li, Jia-Han [National Taiwan Ocean University; Hatab, Nahla A. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Gu, Baohua [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Superhump periods in the UGSU-type dwarf nova SDSSp J082409.73+493124.4  

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We present observations and analysis of the first reported superoutburst of the dwarf nova SDSSp J082409.73+493124.4 during February/March 2007. From a maximum observed magnitude of 15.4C it declined at 0.09 mag/d for 7 days, flattened out around magnitude 16 for a further 5 days and then returned rapidly to quiescence at magnitude 19.4. The flattening of the light curve late in the outburst was not associated with a re-growth of superhumps. For the first 5 days we observed common superhumps with period 0.06954(5) d, thus confirming its classification as a UGSU-type dwarf nova. This was followed by a phase transition to late superhumps with period 0.06921(6) d. We found a small but persistent signal at 0.0687(6) d which we interpret as the orbital period.

David Boyd; Jeremy Shears; Robert Koff

2007-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Complex modes and new amplification regimes in periodic multi transmission lines interacting with an electron beam  

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We show the existence of a new regime of operation for travelling wave tubes (TWTs) composed of slow-wave periodic structures that support two or more electromagnetic modes, with at least two synchronized with an electron beam. The interaction between the slow-wave structure and an electron beam is quantified using a multi transmission line approach (MTL) and transfer matrix analysis leading to the identification of modes with complex Bloch wavenumber. In particular, we report a new operation condition for TWTs based on an electron beam synchronous to two modes exhibiting a degeneracy condition near a band edge in a MTL slow-wave periodic structure. We show a phenomenological change in the band structure of periodic TWT where we observe at least two growing modal cooperating solutions as opposed to a uniform MTL interacting with an electron beam where there is strictly only one growing mode solution.

Othman, Mohamed; Capolino, Filippo

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EIS-0472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period  

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2: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of 2: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period EIS-0472: Notice of Public Scoping Meetings and Extension of Scoping Period Uranium Leasing Program Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Comment Period Ends: 09/09/11 Submit Comments to: Laura Kilpatrick, Esq. DOE ULP Program Manager Office of Legacy Management U.S. Department of Energy 11025 Dover Street, Suite 1000 Westminster, CO 80021 Electronic comments: http://ulpeis.anl.gov Electronic mail: ulpeis@anl.gov DOE will host public scoping meetings in western Colorado to receive comments on the scope of the DOE Uranium Leasing Program (ULP) Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (hereinafter referred to as the ULP PEIS). The PEIS will analyze the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts,

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The U.S. Department of Energy is reopening the public scoping period for  

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The U.S. Department of Energy is reopening the public scoping The U.S. Department of Energy is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The U.S. Department of Energy is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). June 15, 2011 - 2:35pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy is reopening the public scoping period for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Addthis Related Articles Amended Notice of Intent for the Northern Pass Transmission Line Project Published in the Federal Register Obama Officials Announce Steps to Promote the Clean Energy Potential of the West DOE Environmental Impact Statement Public Scoping Meeting on Champlain

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Mon. Not. R. Astron. Soc. 000, 000--000 (1997) The magnetic field geometry and rotational period of the  

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of the solar abundance. Preston (1970) included this star in ``a list of Ap stars that may have long periods

Landstreet, John D.

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Energy Efficiency Program for Residential Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Dishwashers, Reopening of the Comment Period  

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Energy Efficiency Program for Residential Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Residential Dishwashers, Reopening of the Comment Period

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Neurogenic period of ascending tract neurons in the upper lumbar spinal cord of the rat  

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Although the neurogenic period for neurons in the lumbar spinal cord has been clearly established (Days 12 through 16 of gestation), it is not known when the neurogenesis of ascending tract neurons is completed within this period. The purpose of the present study was to determine the duration of the neurogenic period for projection neurons of the ascending tracts. To label neurons undergoing mitosis during this period, tritiated thymidine was administered to fetal rats on Embryonic (E) Days E13 through E16 of gestation. Ascending tract neurons of the lumbar cord were later (Postnatal Days 40-50) labeled in each animal with a retrograde tracer, Fluoro-Gold, applied at the site of a hemisection at spinal cord segment C3. Ascending tract neurons which were undergoing mitosis in the upper lumbar cord were double labeled, i.e., labeled with both tritiated thymidine and Fluoro-Gold. On Day E13, 89-92% of the ascending tract neurons were double labeled; on Day E14, 35-37%; and on Day E15, 1-4%. Results showed, then, that some ascending tract neurons were double labeled through Day E15 and were, therefore, proliferating in the final one-third of the neurogenic period. Ascending tract neurons proliferating on Day E15 were confined to laminae III, IV, V, and X and the nucleus dorsalis. Long tract neurons in the superficial dorsal horn (laminae I and II), on the other hand, were found to have completed neurogenesis on Day E14 of gestation. Results of the present study show that spinal neurogenesis of ascending projection neurons continues throughout most of the neurogenic period and does not completely follow the well-established ventral to dorsal gradient.

Nandi, K.N.; Beal, J.A.; Knight, D.S. (Louisiana State Univ. Medical Center, Shreveport (USA))

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Getting More For Your Money: Identifying and Confirming Long-Period Planets with Kepler  

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Kepler will monitor enough stars that it is likely to detect single transits of planets with periods longer than the mission lifetime. We show that by combining the Kepler photometry of such transits with precise radial velocity (RV) observations taken over ~3 months, and assuming circular orbits, it is possible to estimate the periods of these transiting planets to better than 20% (for planets with radii greater than that of Neptune) and the masses to within a factor of 2 (for planet masses m_p > M_Jup). We also explore the effects of eccentricity on our estimates of these uncertainties.

Jennifer C. Yee; B. Scott Gaudi

2008-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Diffusion-induced periodic transition between oscillatory modes in amplitude-modulated patterns  

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We study amplitude-modulated waves, e.g., wave packets in one dimension, overtarget spirals and superspirals in two dimensions, under mixed-mode oscillatory conditions in a three-variable reaction-diffusion model. New transition zones, not seen in the homogeneous system, are found, in which periodic transitions occur between local 1{sup N?1} and 1{sup N} oscillations. Amplitude-modulated complex patterns result from periodic transition between (N???1)-armed and N-armed waves. Spatial recurrence rates provide a useful guide to the stability of these modulated patterns.

Tang, Xiaodong; He, Yuxiu; Wang, Shaorong; Gao, Qingyu, E-mail: gaoqy@cumt.edu.cn [College of Chemical Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221008 (China)] [College of Chemical Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221008 (China); Epstein, Irving R., E-mail: epstein@brandeis.edu [Department of Chemistry and Volen Center for Complex Systems, MS 015, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110 (United States); Wang, Qun [School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou 221116 (China)] [School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Jiangsu Normal University, Xuzhou 221116 (China)

2014-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Grain sorghum response to different flooding periods at the early boot stage  

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GRAIN SORGHUM RESPONSE TO DIFFERENT FLOODING PERIODS AT THE EARLY BOOT STAGE A Thesis by OSCAR ZOLEZZI DEL RIO Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A)M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE May 1976 Major Subject: Agricultural Engineering GRAIN SORGHUM RESPONSE TO DIFFERENT FLOODING PERIODS AT THE EARLY BOOT STAGE A Thesis by OSCAR 2OLE22I DEL RIO Approved as to style and content by: airman o ommzttee Hea o Departme t e er...

Zolezzi del Rio, Oscar

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The quasi-periodic nature of wall slip for molten plastics in large amplitude oscillatory shear  

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THE QUASI-PERIODIC NATURE OF WALL SLIP FOR MOLTEN PLASTICS IN LARGE AMPLITUDE OSCILLATORY SHEAR A Thesis by DAVID WARREN ADRIAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1992 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering THE QUASI-PERIODIC NATURE OF WALL SLIP FOR MOLTEN PLASTICS IN LARGE AMPLITUDE OSCILLATORY SHEAR A Thesis by DAVID WARREN ADRIAN Approved as to style and content by: A. J...

Adrian, David Warren

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Calculation of electronic states of a two-dimensional electron gas in a periodic magnetic field  

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CALCULATION OF ELECTRONIC STATES OF A TWO-DIMENSIONAL ELECTRON GAS IN A PERIODIC MAGNETIC FIELD A Thesis ANISI. L HAOEE Submitted to the Office ol' Graduate Studies of Texas A&M I. , niversity in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE, May 1992 Major Subject: Electricaj Engineering CALCULATION OF ELECTRONIC STATES OF A TWO-DIMENSIONAL ELECTRON GAS IN A PERIODIC MAGNETIC FIEI D A Thesis by ANISIlL HAOLtE 8L~ M. H. Weichold (Chair of Oornmittee) D...

Haque, Anisul

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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LONG-TIME SOLVABILITY OF THE NAVIER-STOKES-BOUSSINESQ EQUATIONS WITH ALMOST PERIODIC INITIAL LARGE DATA  

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LONG-TIME SOLVABILITY OF THE NAVIER-STOKES-BOUSSINESQ EQUATIONS WITH ALMOST PERIODIC INITIAL LARGE Sapporo 060-0810, Japan Keywords: Navier-Stokes equation, Boussinesq approximation, almost periodic of solutions of the Navier-Stokes-Boussinesq equations with spatially almost periodic large data when

Ibrahim, Slim

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Multiple periodic solutions of an impulsive predator-prey model with Holling-type IV functional response  

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An impulsive periodic predator-prey model with Holling-type IV functional response is considered. Using the continuation theorem of coincidence degree theory, we present an easily verifiable sufficient condition on the existence of multiple periodic ... Keywords: Coincidence degree, Holling-type IV functional response, Impulse, Periodic solution, Predator-prey model

Qi Wang; Binxiang Dai; Yuming Chen

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research and development of energy-efficient appliance motor-compressors. Final report. Volume II: market evaluation  

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An exploratory experiment asked consumers to verbalize how they chose among a set of hypothetical refrigerators with different initial prices and operating costs. From these verbalizations it was determined that many consumers used a payback criterion whereby they would choose the energy efficient appliance if the increase in initial price was recouped in future operating cost savings within an acceptable period of time. This acceptable period of time is called a payback period. Based on these preliminary results, a field study of 337 respndents was undertaken to estimate the distribution of acceptable payback periods for two energy consuming appliances, air conditioners and refrigerator-freezers. The payback distributions were then used to estimte the percent of consumers (i.e., market shares) who would select the energy efficient appliances for a range of price increases and operating cost savings. Following the field study, 123 consumers participated in a simulated shopping experiment to (a) see if the results of the field survey would hold in a more realistic shopping environment and (b) determine the effects of several market variables on the demand for energy efficiency.

Staelin, R.; Redinger, R.P.

1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proposition 39 Guideline Revisions Below is a summary of the major changes to the Proposition 39 Guidelines.  

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efficiency, clean energy, and jobs benefits." The intent of this statue requirement is that a "project: · Each energy measure must have a simple payback either within the remaining period of the "lease energy cost benefit will be transferred to the LEA. 67 Schedule Energy Commission to begin

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Technical and economical assessment of the utilization of photovoltaic systems in residential buildings: The case of Jordan  

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This paper studies the feasibility of utilizing photovoltaic systems in a standard residential apartment in Amman city in Jordan. Data on solar radiation, sunshine duration and the ambient temperature has been recorded in Amman city. An apartment in Amman was chosen as a case study to conduct energy and economic calculations. The electrical power needs and cost were calculated for the apartment. The component design and cost of PV system required to supply required energy was calculated and the payback period for the suggested stand-alone PV system in this paper was estimated in a constant inflation rate in electricity price similar to that of interest rate. The calculated payback period was high in a stand-alone system, to decrease payback period a grid-connected PV system is suggested. Considering an annual increase of 3% in electricity price, 15% of payback period was decreased in a stand-alone PV system and 21% in a grid-connected PV system. The output results of this study show that installation of PV system in a residential flat in Jordan may not be economically rewarding owing to the high cost of PV system compared to the cost of grid electricity. A feed-in tariff law of solar electricity may help to reduce PV system cost like the case of Germany. Additional conclusions are PV systems may be economically rewarding in Jordan if applied in locations far from electrical grid or in remote large scale PV power installations to overcome economical limitations of PV technology.

A. Al-Salaymeh; Z. Al-Hamamre; F. Sharaf; M.R. Abdelkader

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Boiler Combustion Control and Monitoring System  

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Efficiency of existing boilers can be improved in three ways; replacement with new boilers, replacement of the burner, or installation of a combustion control system. While installation of a new boiler or replacement of the burner can lead to the greatest efficiency gains, the higher costs associated with these measures typically leads to longer payback periods than combustion control systems.

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Performance Optimization of a Fan System- Overcoming Impacts of Modified Design Criteria Due to Regulatory Requirements and Changed Operating Conditions  

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that was applied to address fan inefficiency. Energy savings from optimizing the system are estimated to be 338 kW, nearly half of the original measured input power of 678 kW. The project is currently being implemented and will have a payback period of less than 8...

Wroblewski, R. G.; Preis, F.; Smith, R.

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3-Year Renewal Request of OMB 1910-0818, Security, Information Request  

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HSS Topical Areas HSS Topical Areas Quality Assurance Enforcement / Oversight Environment HSS Outreach and Communications HSPD-12 Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System (NMMSS) HSS Internal Operations Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) Office of Health, Safety and Security Collection Package Human Reliability Program OMB 1910-5122 Description of Collections 1. Human Reliability Program Certification (DOE F 470.3). Under the Department of Energy Human Reliability Program (HRP), individuals who are applicants for or incumbents in designated positions must be evaluated to ensure that they meet the requirements for certification in the program. This form documents that each part of the evaluation has been completed and records the determination by the HRP Certifying Official. The collection and documentation of this information is required by the HRP regulation found in the Code of Federal Regulations at 10 CFR 712. Form may be viewed at: http://energy.gov/cio/downloads/doe-f-4703

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E-Print Network 3.0 - artery lesions 3-year Sample Search Results  

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lesions there was a zone ( -5 mm... in atherectomy specimens. Arterial segments midway between ... Source: Ecole Polytechnique, Centre de mathmatiques Collection:...

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Capsule Pipeline Research Center. 3-year Progress report, September 1, 1993--August 31, 1994  

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The Capsule Pipeline Research Center is devoted to performing research in capsule pipelines so that this emerging technology can be developed for early use to transport solids including coal, grain, other agricultural products, solid wastes, etc. Important research findings and accomplishments during the first-three years include: success in making durable binderless coal logs by compaction, success in underwater extrusion of binderless coal logs, success in compacting and extruding coal logs with less than 3% hydrophobic binder at room temperature, improvement in the injection system and the pump-bypass scheme, advancement in the state-of-the-art of predicting the energy loss (pressure drop) along both stationary and moving capsules, demonstrated the effectiveness of using polymer for drag reduction in CLP, demonstrated the influence of zeta potential on coal log fabrication, improved understanding of the water absorption properties of coal logs, better understanding of the mechanism of coal log abrasion (wear), completed a detailed economic evaluation of the CLP technology and compared coal transportation cost by CLP to that by rail, truck and slurry pipelines, and completion of several areas of legal research. The Center also conducted important technology transfer activities including workshops, work sessions, company seminars, involvement of companies in CLP research, issuance of newsletters, completion of a video tape on CLP, and presentation of research findings at numerous national and international meetings.

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1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aneurysm 3-years experience Sample Search...  

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Sciences 55 Interactive Simulation of Embolization Coils: Modeling and Experimental Validation Summary: .1007978-3-540-85988-883 Abstract. Coil embolization offers a new...

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Quality of early parent input predicts child vocabulary 3 years later  

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...environments that are more prominent in high SES households (37). The positive effect of SES on vocabulary...Additionally, 5 reported their ethnicity as Hispanic and 45 as non-Hispanic. All children were being raised as monolingual...

Erica A. Cartmill; Benjamin F. Armstrong III; Lila R. Gleitman; Susan Goldin-Meadow; Tamara N. Medina; John C. Trueswell

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Echelle diagrams and period spacings of g modes in gamma Doradus stars from four years of Kepler observations  

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We use photometry from the Kepler Mission to study oscillations in gamma Doradus stars. Some stars show remarkably clear sequences of g modes and we use period echelle diagrams to measure period spacings and identify rotationally split multiplets with l=1 and l=2. We find small deviations from regular period spacings that arise from the gradient in the chemical composition just outside the convective core. We also find stars for which the period spacing shows a strong linear trend as a function of period, consistent with relatively rapid rotation. Overall, the results indicate it will be possible to apply asteroseismology to a range of gamma Dor stars.

Bedding, Timothy R; Colman, Isabel L; Kurtz, Donald W

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of the orbital and superhump periods of the eclipsing cataclysmic variable SDSS J170213.26+322954.1  

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The orbital period of the eclipsing cataclysmic variable SDSS J170213.26+322954.1 has been measured as 0.10008215+/-0.00000001d using observations of eclipses during the first recorded superoutburst in October 2005 together with eclipses observed in quiescence in July 2003. This period puts the system in the centre of the period gap. Observation of superhumps during the October 2005 outburst with a period of 0.10496+/-0.00015d confirms this to be a UGSU-type system with a period excess of 4.9%.

David Boyd; Arto Oksanen; Arne Henden

2006-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Building/MeanAnnualTempCalculationPeriod | Open Energy Information  

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Exact periodic solutions of the sixth-order generalized Boussinesq equation  

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This paper examines a class of nonlinear sixth-order generalized Boussinesq-like equations (SGBE): utt = uxx + 3(u2)xx + uxxxx + ?uxxxxxx, ? R, depending on the positive parameter ?. Hirota's bilinear transformation method is applied to the above class of non-integrable equations and exact periodic solutions have been obtained. The results confirmed the well-known nonlinear superposition principle.

O Y Kamenov

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hamiltonian description of self-consistent wave-particle dynamics in a periodic Frederic Andre,1,  

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of the electron, self-acceleration and acausality, also appear incompatible with the existence of a wellHamiltonian description of self-consistent wave-particle dynamics in a periodic structure Fr conserves energy and excludes self-acceleration. A complete Hamiltonian formulation results from adding

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The systemic velocities of four long-period cataclysmic variable stars  

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Although a large number of orbital periods of cataclysmic variable stars (CVs) have been measured, comparison of period and luminosity distributions with evolutionary theory is affected by strong selection effects. A test has been discovered which is independent of these selection effects and is based upon the kinematics of CVs (Kolb & Stehle, 1996). If the standard models of evolution are correct then long-period (P_orb > 5 hrs) CVs should be typically less than 1.5 Gyr old, and their line-of-sight velocity dispersion ($\\sigma_\\gamma$) should be small. We present results from a pilot study which indicate that this postulate is indeed true. Four long-period dwarf novae (EM Cyg, V426 Oph, SS Cyg and AH Her) were observed over a complete orbit, in order that accurate radial velocities be obtained. We find values of -1.7, 5.4, 15.4 and 1.8 km/s with uncertainties of order 3 km/s, referred to the dynamical Local Standard of Rest (LSR), leading to a dispersion of ~ 8 km/s. Calculation of a 95 per cent confidence interval gives the result 4 < \\sigma_\\gamma < 28 km/s compared to a prediction of 15 km/s. We also have an improved determination of mass donor spectral type, K_2 and q for the four systems.

R. C. North; T. R. Marsh; U. Kolb; V. S. Dhillon; C. K. J. Moran

2002-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Einstein@Home all-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in LIGO S5 data  

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This paper presents results of an all-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in the frequency range [50,1?190]??Hz and with frequency derivative range of ?[-20,1.1]×10[superscript -10]??Hz?s[superscript -1] for the ...

Barsotti, Lisa

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All-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in the full S5 LIGO data  

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We report on an all-sky search for periodic gravitational waves in the frequency band 50–800 Hz and with the frequency time derivative in the range of 0 through -6×10[superscript -9]??Hz/s. Such a signal could be produced ...

Barsotti, Lisa

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Governments' and Terrorists' Defense and Attack in a T-Period Game  

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We analyze how a government allocates its resources between attacking to downgrade a terrorist's resources and defending against a terrorist attack. Analogously, the terrorist allocates its resources between attacking a government's asset and defending ... Keywords: conflict, contest success function, dynamics, game theory, multiple-period game, terror capacity, terrorism, threat

Kjell Hausken; Jun Zhuang

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Periodic orbit analysis of a system with continuous symmetry - a tutorial  

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Dynamical systems with translational or rotational symmetry arise frequently in studies of spatially extended physical systems, such as Navier-Stokes flows on periodic domains. In these cases, it is natural to express a state of the fluid in terms of a Fourier series truncated to a finite number of modes. Here we study a 4-dimensional two-mode SO(2)-equivariant model of this type, the smallest possible truncation that retains the symmetry while remaining high-dimensional enough to allow for chaotic dynamics. A crucial step in analysis of such a system is symmetry reduction. We use the model to illustrate different symmetry-reduction schemes. Its relative equilibria are conveniently determined by rewriting the dynamics in terms of a symmetry-invariant polynomial basis. However, for study of chaotic dynamics, the `method of slices', applicable also to very high-dimensional problems, is preferable. We show that a Poincar\\'e section within the `slice' can be used to further reduce this flow to what is for all practical purposes a unimodal map. This enables us to systematically determine all relative periodic orbits and their symbolic dynamics up to any desired period. We then compute several dynamical averages using relative periodic orbits and discuss the convergence of such computations.

Nazmi Burak Budanur; Daniel Borrero-Echeverry; Predrag Cvitanovi?

2014-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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To Tell the Truth: Management Forecasts in Periods of Accounting Fraud Stephen P. Baginski*  

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To Tell the Truth: Management Forecasts in Periods of Accounting Fraud Stephen P. Baginski of fraud firms' management earnings forecasts to the changes observed in a sample of control firms matched on industry, size, and fraud risk. We find that, although managers of control firms significantly increase

O'Toole, Alice J.

396

QUANTUM ENERGY EXPECTATION IN PERIODIC TIME-DEPENDENT HAMILTONIANS VIA GREEN  

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QUANTUM ENERGY EXPECTATION IN PERIODIC TIME-DEPENDENT HAMILTONIANS VIA GREEN FUNCTIONS C´ESAR R. DE. Introduction 1 2. Average Energy and Green Functions 4 3. Applications 10 3.1. Time-Independent Hamiltonians 10(t). For each positive and discrete observable A (which we call a probe energy), we derive a formula

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Non-periodic finite-element formulation of KohnSham density functional theory  

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Non-periodic finite-element formulation of Kohn­Sham density functional theory Phanish-element formulation for Kohn­Sham density functional theory (KS-DFT). We transform the original variational problem, dislocations and crack tips using density functional theory (DFT) at reasonable computational cost by retaining

Ortiz, Michael

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Dental analysis of Classic period population variability in the Maya area  

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DENTAL ANALYSIS OF CLASSIC PERIOD POPULATION VARIABILITY IN THE MAYA AREA A Dissertation by ANDREW KENNETH SCHERER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... Morphology and Size......................................................50 Dental Anthropology and Human Population Variation...........................................57 Previous Studies of Ancient Mesoamerican Population...

Scherer, Andrew Kenneth

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic Broadcast and Patching Services -Implementation, Measurement, and Analysis in an Internet  

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Periodic Broadcast and Patching Services - Implementation, Measurement, and Analysis in an Internet to multime- dia steams by a large number of clients. Current research in this area has focussed primarily these algorithms. We present measurements detailing the overheads associated with the various server compo- nents

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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Periodic Broadcast and Patching Services Implementation, Measurement, and Analysis in an Internet  

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Periodic Broadcast and Patching Services ­ Implementation, Measurement, and Analysis in an Internet time al- lowing asynchronous access to multimedia steams by a large number of clients. Current research, and explore the issues that arise when implementing these algorithms. We present measurements detailing

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

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Digital video analysis of nonequilibrium periodic patterns induced in nematics by magnetic reorientation  

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Early-time dynamics of transient periodic structures in reorienting lyotropic nematics are analyzed via digital video microscopy. Measurements of the time dependence of the pattern power spectrum and critical wave number are presented. The data are compared to the results of a simple linear theory.

J. P. McClymer; M. M. Labes; M. R. Kuzma

1988-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

402

Solid State Division progress report for period ending March 31, 1992  

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During this period, the division conducted a broad, interdisciplinary materials research program with emphasis on theoretical solid state physics, superconductivity, neutron scattering, synthesis and characterization of materials, ion beam and laser processing, and the structure of solids and surfaces. The High Flux Isotope Reactor was returned to full operation.

Green, P.H.; Hinton, L.W. (eds.)

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TWO NEW LONG-PERIOD HOT SUBDWARF BINARIES WITH DWARF COMPANIONS  

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Hot subdwarf stars with F-K main sequence binary companions have been known for decades, but the first orbital periods for such systems were published just recently. Current observations suggest that most have long periods, on the order of years, and that some are or once were hierarchical triple systems. As part of a survey with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope, we have been monitoring the radial velocities of several composite-spectra binaries since 2005 in order to determine their periods, velocities, and eccentricities. Here we present observations and orbital solutions for two of these systems, PG 1449+653 and PG 1701+359. Similar to the other sdB+F/G/K binaries with solved orbits, their periods are long, 909 and 734 days, respectively, and pose a challenge to current binary population synthesis models of hot subdwarf stars. Intrigued by their relatively large systemic velocities, we also present a kinematical analysis of both targets and find that neither is likely a member of the Galactic thin disk.

Barlow, Brad N.; Wade, Richard A. [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pennsylvania State University, 525 Davey Lab, University Park, PA 16802 (United States); Liss, Sandra E. [Department of Astronomy, University of Virginia, P.O. Box 400325, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4325 (United States); Green, Elizabeth M., E-mail: bbarlow@psu.edu [Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, 933 N. Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85721 (United States)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE QUASI-BIENNIAL PERIODICITY AS A WINDOW ON THE SOLAR MAGNETIC DYNAMO CONFIGURATION  

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Manifestations of the solar magnetic activity through periodicities of about 11 and 2 years are now clearly seen in all solar activity indices. In this paper, we add information about the mechanism driving the 2-year period by studying the time and latitudinal properties of acoustic modes that are sensitive probes of the subsurface layers. We use almost 17 years of high-quality resolved data provided by the Global Oscillation Network Group to investigate the solar cycle changes in p-mode frequencies for spherical degrees l from 0 to 120 and 1600 {mu}Hz {<=}{nu} {<=} 3500 {mu}Hz. For both periodic components of solar activity, we locate the origin of the frequency shift in the subsurface layers and find evidence that a sudden enhancement in amplitude occurs in just the last few hundred kilometers. We also show that, in both cases, the size of the shift increases toward equatorial latitudes and from minimum to maximum solar activity, but, in agreement with previous findings, the quasi-biennial periodicity (QBP) causes a weaker shift in mode frequencies and a slower enhancement than that caused by the 11-year cycle. We compare our observational findings with the features predicted by different models, that try to explain the origin of this QBP and conclude that the observed properties could result from the beating between a dipole and quadrupole magnetic configuration of the dynamo.

Simoniello, R.; Turck-Chieze, S. [Laboratoire AIM, CEA/DSM-CNRS-Universite Paris Diderot, CEA, IRFU, SAp, Centre de Saclay, F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Jain, K.; Tripathy, S. C.; Hill, F. [National Solar Observatory, Tucson, AZ 85719 (United States); Baldner, C. [W. W. Hansen Experimental Physics Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-4085 (United States); Finsterle, W. [PMOD/WRC Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos-World Radiation Center, 7260 Davos Dorf (Switzerland); Roth, M., E-mail: rosaria.simoniello@cea.fr [Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics, Freiburg (Germany)

2013-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Small angle neutron scattering on periodically deformed polymers A. R. Rennie  

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765 Small angle neutron scattering on periodically deformed polymers A. R. Rennie Institut fĂĽr Phys-768 SEPTEMBRE 1984, 1. Introduction. Neutron scattering has proved a useful tool for the investigation of a wide time for a small angle neutron scattering spectrum is several minutes. Obser- vation on rapidly

Boyer, Edmond

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An FFT-based Galerkin method for homogenization of periodic media  

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In 1994, Moulinec and Suquet introduced an efficient technique for the numerical resolution of the cell problem arising in homogenization of periodic media. The scheme is based on a fixed-point iterative solution to an integral equation of the Lippmann-Schwinger ... Keywords: Conjugate gradients, Fourier transform, Galerkin approximation, Heterogeneous media, Numerical homogenization, Trigonometric polynomials

Jaroslav Vond?ejc, Jan Zeman, Ivo Marek

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Time series study of urban rainfall suppression during clean-up periods  

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and relatively clean sites through the time range before and during their clean-up periods to see how the air quality may affect the precipitation amount. By comparing the annual precipitation amount between two polluted sites with different elevations we...

Geng, Jun

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Time series study of urban rainfall suppression during clean-up periods  

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and relatively clean sites through the time range before and during their clean-up periods to see how the air quality may affect the precipitation amount. By comparing the annual precipitation amount between two polluted sites with different elevations we...

Geng, Jun

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

409

LINEAR TIME PERIODIC MODELLING OF POWER ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR POWER SYSTEM HARMONIC ANALYSIS AND SIMULATION  

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LINEAR TIME PERIODIC MODELLING OF POWER ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR POWER SYSTEM HARMONIC ANALYSIS by simulation. 1. INTRODUCTION The variety and the wide spread use of power electronic devices in the power networks is due to their diverse and multiple functions: compensation, protection and interface

Boyer, Edmond

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Analysis of the Contention Access Period of IEEE 802.15.4 MAC  

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by small batteries, the radio itself and the protocol stack design must be energy conserving above all and energy consumption. This analysis is facilitated by a modeling of the contention access period as non the analysis. Categories and Subject Descriptors: C.2.1 [Computer-Communication Networks]: Network Architecture

Roy, Sumit

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INVESTIGATION OF PERIODIC BOUNDARY CONDITIONS IN MULTIPASSAGE CASCADE FLOWS USING OVERSET GRIDS  

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. Computational results are presented for two and four passage, subsonic and tran­ sonic flows through a turbine and a compressor cascade. The overset grid solutions over the multi­passage periodic domains agree well in Refers to inflow exit Refers to outflow a Acoustic speed A Max. amplitude of the plunging motion c Blade

Tuncer, Ismail H.

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Release and Phase Partitioning of Metals from Anoxic Estuarine Sediments during Periods of Simulated Resuspension  

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Periodically, marine sediments are subjected to physical processes which resuspend them into the water column, releasing previously sequestered metals. ... Resuspension energies vary greatly over time, with particle dynamics affected by the changing force and frequency of collisions sustained by particles, along with the quantity of sediment resuspended (13). ... A particle entrainment simulator (PES) was used to perform sediment resuspensions (16). ...

Mark G. Cantwell; Robert M. Burgess; Dana R. Kester

2002-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Quarterly RCRA Groundwater Monitoring Data for the Period April Through June 2006  

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This report provides information about RCRA groundwater monitoring for the period April through June 2006. Seventeen RCRA sites were sampled during the reporting quarter. Sampled sites include seven monitored under groundwater indicator evaluation (''detection'') programs, eight monitored under groundwater quality assessment programs, and two monitored under final-status programs.

Hartman, Mary J.

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic Charging Scheme for Fixed-Priority Real-Time Systems with Renewable Energy  

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to the limited capacity of the energy storage unit. With energy harvesting, in theory it becomes possiblePeriodic Charging Scheme for Fixed-Priority Real-Time Systems with Renewable Energy Mario Bambagini, Fairfax, VA, USA e-mail: aydin@cs.gmu.edu Abstract--Energy harvesting systems are gaining increasing

Aydin, Hakan

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Periodic variability in cetacean strandings: links to large-scale climate events  

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...disturbing activities (e.g. those involving seismic or sonar operations) to be scheduled for periods...R.E 1994Climatic cycles may help explain fish recruitment in south east AustraliaAust. Fish 53 20-22. Thresher, R.E 2002Solar correlates...

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXTENDING THE CONCEPTS OF RETURN PERIOD AND RETURN LEVEL TO A CHANGING CLIMATE  

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-Stationarity in Extremes (3) Risk Communication under Stationarity (4) Risk Communication under Climate Change (5;#12;(4) Risk Communication Under Climate Change · One Approach -- "Effective" return level Permit "return levelEXTENDING THE CONCEPTS OF RETURN PERIOD AND RETURN LEVEL TO A CHANGING CLIMATE Rick Katz Institute

Katz, Richard

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Nonlinear friction of a damped dimer sliding on a periodic substrate S. Gonalves,1,2,  

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Nonlinear friction of a damped dimer sliding on a periodic substrate S. Gonçalves,1,2, * V. M, USA (Received 23 July 2004; published 12 November 2004) The nonlinear sliding friction of a dimer over that the friction force has an approximate v-3 depen- dence if the velocity is sufficiently large

Kenkre, V.M.

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Attractiveness of periodic orbits in parametrically forced systems with time-increasing friction  

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Attractiveness of periodic orbits in parametrically forced systems with time- increasing friction with time-increasing friction Michele Bartuccelli,1,a) Jonathan Deane,1,b) and Guido Gentile2,c) 1 oscillator in the presence of friction, and study numerically how time-varying friction affects the dynamics

Bartuccelli, Michele

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NEURAL PLASTICITY VOLUME 6, NO. 4, 1999 Temporal Coding of Periodicity Pitch in the  

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NEURAL PLASTICITY VOLUME 6, NO. 4, 1999 Temporal Coding of Periodicity Pitch in the Auditory System for pitch and timbre in the auditory nerve and cochlear nucleus. Neural pulse codes can be divided single Type I auditory nerve fibers. Features in such distri- butions correspond closely with pitches

Cariani, Peter

420

The interaction of daily lighting period and light intensity on growth of some greenhouse plants  

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The effect of lighting period and light intensity on the growth of Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Hedera, Kalanchoe and Pelargonium was investigated. The growth of the plants usually increased more when the lighting period was extended from 12 to 18 h or 16 to 20 h than from 18 to 24 or 20 to 24 h when using a constant flux density. When using the same daily (photosynthetic active radiation) PAR the growth was best when the light was given in 20 h, instead of 16 or 24 h. Increasing the light intensity from 14 to 42 or 70 ?mol m?2 s?1 the plant growth increased and usually more when it was increased from 14 to 42 than when it was increased to 70 ?mol m?2 s?1. There was for Begonia and Kalanchoe a significant interaction between lighting period and light intensity on the dry-matter production, but not for the other plants. For Begonia there was a significant increase in number of buds and flowers when increasing the lighting period from 16 to 20 or 24 h a day, while this had no influence on number of days to flowering for either Begonia or Pelargonium. Number of days to flowering and number of buds for Begonia was significantly affected with increasing light intensity from 14 to 42 ?mol m?2 s?1, but there was no effect with a further increase.

H.R. Gislerřd; I.M. Eidsten; L.M. Mortensen

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SHORTENING DAYLIGHT PERIODS BETWEEN MAY 15 AND SEPTEMBER 12 AND THE PELT CYCLE OF THE MINK  

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...light on the hypophysis - Effects of long-continued night lighting' on hypophysectomized female ferrets and those with optic...elsewhere in the near future. CHEONG-YIN WONG DEPARTMENT O HORTICuLTuRE, MICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE SHORTENING DAYLIGHT PERIODS BE-TWEEN...

Thomas Hume Bissonnette; Everett Wilson

1939-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of May 27 -Jun 2, 2013  

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/30/2013 02:37 PM Emergency Medical 2013-000958 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWER Subject not Identified SecurityWeekly Security Incident Log Period of May 27 - Jun 2, 2013 Incident No. Reported Date Building and a Facilities Electrician responded to a report that a lamp standard on the north side of the William Small

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Jun 2 -Jun 8, 2014  

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. A description of a suspect was obtained. 6/4/2014 06:39 PM Theft, Under 2014-000979 ROSS BUILDING - NORTH TOWERWeekly Security Incident Log Period of Jun 2 - Jun 8, 2014 Incident No. Reported Date Building Name lot. No injuries were reported. 6/2/2014 06:19 PM Motor Vehicle Incident 2014-000960 TECHNOLOGY

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Ultrafast laser induced periodic sub-wavelength aluminum surface structures and nanoparticles in air and liquids  

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In this communication, we demonstrate the generation of laser-induced periodic sub-wavelength surface structures (LIPSS) or ripples on a bulk aluminum (Al) and Al nanoparticles (NPs) by femtosecond (fs) laser direct writing technique. Laser irradiation was performed on Al surface at normal incidence in air and by immersing in ethanol (C{sub 2}H{sub 5}OH) and water (H{sub 2}O) using linearly polarized Ti:sapphire fs laser pulses of ?110 fs pulse duration and ?800?nm wavelength. Field emission scanning electron microscope is utilized for imaging surface morphology of laser written structures and it reveals that the spatial periodicity as well as the surface morphology of the LIPSS depends on the surrounding dielectric medium and also on the various laser irradiation parameters. The observed LIPSS have been classified as low spatial frequency LIPSS which are perpendicularly oriented to the laser polarization with a periodicity from 460 to 620?nm and high spatial frequency LIPSS which spectacles a periodicity less than 100?nm with the orientation parallel to the polarization of the incident laser beam. Fabricated colloidal solutions, which contain the Al NPs, were characterized by UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). TEM results reveal the formation of internal cavities in Al NPs both in ethanol and water. Formation mechanism of LIPSS and cavities inside the nanoparticles are discussed in detail.

Kuladeep, Rajamudili; Dar, Mudasir H.; Rao, D. Narayana, E-mail: dnrsp@uohyd.ac.in, E-mail: dnr-laserlab@yahoo.com [School of Physics, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 500046 (India); Deepak, K. L. N. [Department of Physics and Center for Research in Photonics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur, Ottawa K1N6N5, Ontario (Canada)

2014-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodically Intermittent Stabilization of Delayed Neural Networks Based on Piecewise Lyapunov Functions/Functionals  

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This paper is concerned with the stabilization problem of delayed neural networks via a periodically intermittent controller. Two cases of time-varying bounded delays are considered: one is the time-varying delay without any constraints on the delay ... Keywords: Delayed neural networks, Intermittent control, Linear matrix inequalities, Piecewise Lyapunov functions/functionals

Wu-Hua Chen, Jiacheng Zhong, Zhiyong Jiang, Xiaomei Lu

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Periodic Flux Variability of Stars due to the Reflex Doppler Effect Induced by Planetary Companions  

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Upcoming space-based photometric satellites offer the possibility of detecting continuum flux variability at the micro-magnitude level. We show that the Doppler flux variability induced by the reflex motion of stars due to planetary companions has an amplitude of (3-alpha)K/c, where K is the reflex radial velocity amplitude and alpha is the logarithmic slope of source spectral flux in the observed frequency band. For many of the known close-in planetary systems with periods less than ~0.2 years, the periodic Doppler variability is of order a micromagnitude, and is significant relative to the variability caused by reflected light from the planetary companion. For companions with periods greater than ~0.2 years, the Doppler signal is larger than the reflected light signal. We show that the future photometric satellites should reach the sensitivity to detect this Doppler variability. In particular, the Kepler satellite should have the photon-noise sensitivity to detect at a signal-to-noise ratio > 5, all planets with minimum mass greater than 5 Jupiter masses, and periods less than 0.1 years around the 10,000 main-sequence stars with spectral types A through K and apparent magnitude V<12 in its field-of-view.

Abraham Loeb; B. Scott Gaudi

2003-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

427

A Web Tool for Age–Period–Cohort Analysis of Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates  

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...research-article Cancer Surveillance Research A Web Tool for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Cancer...that can be accessed through a user-friendly Web tool. Results: Input data for the Web tool consist of age-specific numbers of events...

Philip S. Rosenberg; David P. Check; William F. Anderson

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodicity detection and localization using spike timing from the AER EAR  

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Periodicity detection and localization using spike timing from the AER EAR Theodore Yu1 , Andrew Event Representation (AER) where each spike carries the identity of the sender. There are a handful of silicon cochleae with an Address Event type representation [4][5][6][7]. The AER EAR chip that we use

Liu, Shih-Chii

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A Web Tool for Age–Period–Cohort Analysis of Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates  

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...research-article Cancer Surveillance Research A Web Tool for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Cancer...that can be accessed through a user-friendly Web tool. Results: Input data for the Web tool consist of age-specific numbers of events...

Philip S. Rosenberg; David P. Check; William F. Anderson

430

Symmetric Periodic Orbits in Three Sub-Problems of the N-body Problem  

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We study three sub-problems of the N-body problem that have two degrees of freedom, namely the n-pyramidal problem, the planar double-polygon problem, and the spatial double-polygon problem. We prove the existence of several families of symmetric periodic orbits, including ``Schubart-like" orbits and brake orbits, by using topological shooting arguments.

Nai-Chia Chen

2013-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Millihertz quasi-periodic oscillations and thermonuclear bursts from Terzan 5: A showcase of burning regimes  

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We present a comprehensive study of the thermonuclear bursts and millihertz quasi-periodic oscillations (mHz QPOs) from the neutron star (NS) transient and 11 Hz X-ray pulsar IGR J17480–2446, located in the globular cluster ...

Linares, M.

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Measuring the period of the delta Scuti variable U1425-01208594 in Cassiopeia  

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The variability of U1425-01208594 was recently discovered by Schmidtobreick et al, who suggested that it is a member of the delta Scuti family of pulsating stars. Photometry conducted by the authors revealed a period of 0.06695(8) d and a peak-to-peak amplitude of 0.014 mag.

Jeremy Shears; David Boyd; Steve Brady; Ian Miller; Roger Pickard

2007-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

433

Industrial Revolutions and Consumption: A Common Model to the Various Periods of Industrialization  

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Industrial Revolutions and Consumption: A Common Model to the Various Periods of Industrialization and establish a plausible link between consumption structure evolutions and industrial revolutions. In particular, we show that an industrial revolution starts with a "smithian growth process", which is demand

Boyer, Edmond

434

Recent advances about the uniqueness of the slowly oscillating periodic solutions of Wright's equation  

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Recent advances about the uniqueness of the slowly oscillating periodic solutions of Wright's equation Jean-Philippe Lessard Abstract An old conjecture in delay equations states that Wright's equation to rigorously compute a global continuous branch of SOPS of Wright's equation. Using this method, we show

Lessard, Jean-Philippe

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Devil's Staircase in the Magnetoresistance of a Periodic Array of Scatterers  

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The nonlinear response to an external electric field is studied for classical noninteracting charged particles under the influence of a uniform magnetic field, a periodic potential, and an effective friction force. We find numerical and analytical evidence that the ratio of transverse to longitudinal resistance forms a Devil's staircase. The staircase is attributed to the dynamical phenomenon of mode-locking.

Wiersig, Jan; Ahn, Kang-Hun

2001-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Global Clock, Physical Time Order and Pending Period Analysis in Multiprocessor Systems  

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In multiprocessor systems, various problems are treated with Lamport's logical clock and the resultant logical time orders between operations. However, one often needs to face the high complexities caused by the lack of logical time order information in practice. In this paper, we utilize the \\emph{global clock} to infuse the so-called \\emph{pending period} to each operation in a multiprocessor system, where the pending period is a time interval that contains the performed time of the operation. Further, we define the \\emph{physical time order} for any two operations with disjoint pending periods. The physical time order is obeyed by any real execution in multiprocessor systems due to that it is part of the truly happened operation orders restricted by global clock, and it is then proven to be independent and consistent with traditional logical time orders. The above novel yet fundamental concepts enables new effective approaches for analyzing multiprocessor systems, which are named \\emph{pending period analy...

Chen, Yunji; Hu, Weiwu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the joint distribution of wave heights and periods: The role of the spectral bandwidth  

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The influence of spectral bandwidth on the probabilistic structure of the joint distribution of wave heights and periods is analyzed by means of simulated wave records. The authors put the emphasis on its effect upon the asymmetric and bimodal structure of the distributions. Moreover, the adequacy of some theoretical models to describe such features is considered.

Rodriguez, R.G.; Rubio, R.F.; Pacheco, M.M.; Martinez, M.A. [Univ. de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain). Dept. de Fisica

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Periodic Finite-Type Shift Spaces Marie-Pierre Beal, Member, IEEE, Maxime Crochemore, Member, IEEE,  

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Periodic Finite-Type Shift Spaces Marie-Pierre B´eal, Member, IEEE, Maxime Crochemore, Member, IEEE are the c-charge con- strained codes over the bipolar alphabet {±1}. Here, the code M.-P. B´eal and M-mail: {beal,mac}@univ- mlv.fr). B. E. Moision was with the Mathematical Sciences Research Center, Lucent

Siegel, Paul H.

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The evolution of circular loops of a cosmic string with periodic tension  

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In this paper the equation of circular loops of cosmic string with periodic tension is investigated in the Minkowski spacetime and Robertson-Walker universe respectively. We find that the cosmic string loops possessing this kind of time-varying tension will evolve to oscillate instead of collapsing to form a black hole if their initial radii are not small enough.

Wang, Leilin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LONGITUDINAL OSCILLATIONS AND FLIGHTS OF THE STRING PENDULUM DRIVEN BY A PERIODIC  

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LONGITUDINAL OSCILLATIONS AND FLIGHTS OF THE STRING PENDULUM DRIVEN BY A PERIODIC FORCE by A://meeng.technion.ac.il/Research/TReports/2008/ETR-2008-01.html #12;Longitudinal Oscillations and Flights of the String Pendulum Driven@tx.technion.ac.il October 23, 2008 Abstract The longitudinal oscillations of a string pendulum are being discussed

Rimon, Elon

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The discovery of plutonium reorganized the periodic table and aided the discovery of new elements  

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The modern Periodic Table derives principally from the work of the great Russian scientist Dimitri Mendeleev, who in 1869 enunciated a 'periodic law' that the properties of the elements are a periodic function of their atomic weights, and arranged the 65 known elements in a 'periodic table'. Fundamentally, every column in the main body of the Periodic Table is a grouping of elements that display similar chemical and physical behavior. Similar properties are therefore exhibited by elements with widely different mass. Chemical periodicity is central to the study of chemistry, and no other generalization comes close to its ability to systematize and rationalize known chemical facts. With the development of atomic theory, and an understanding of the electronic structure of atoms, chemical periodicity and the periodic table now find their natural explanation in the electronic structure of atoms. Moving from left to right along any row, the elements are arranged sequentially according to nuclear charge (the atomic number). Electrons counter balance that nuclear charge, hence each successive element has one more electron in its configuration. The electron configuration, or distribution of electrons among atomic orbitals, may be determined by application of the Pauli principle (paired spin in the same orbital) and the aufbau principle (which outlines the order of filling of electrons into shells of orbitals - s, p, d, f, etc.) such that in a given atom, no two electrons may have all four quantum numbers identical. In 1939, only three elements were known to be heavier than actinium: thorium, protactinium, and uranium. All three exhibited variable oxidation states and a complex chemistry. Thorium, protactinium and uranium were assumed to be d-transition metals and were placed in the Periodic Table under hafnium, tantalum, and tungsten, respectively. By 1940, McMillan and Abelson bombarded uranium atoms with slow neutrons and successfully identified atoms of element 93, which they named neptunium after the planet Neptune. This rapidly set the stage for the discovery of the next succeeding element, plutonium (Seaborg, McMillan, Kennedy, and Wahl, 1940), named after the next planet away from the Sun, Pluto. The newly discovered elements were presumed to fit comfortably in the Periodic Table under rhenium and osmium, respectively. However, subsequent tracer chemical experiments showed that neptunium and plutonium were closer in their chemical properties to uranium than their presumed homologues, rhenium and osmium. Spectroscopic evidence also indicated that the new elements were not typical transition elements, but had f-electrons in their valence shell. Thus, several researchers, including McMillan and Wahl, and Zachariasen at Los Alamos, suggested that these elements might be part of a second inner-transition series in which the 5f-electron subshell was being filled. It was not clear, however, where the new series would begin. McMillian had proposed a 'uraninide series' that started with neptunium, but attempts to isolate elements with atomic numbers 95 and 96 based on assumed similarities to uranium were unsuccessful. Both Wahl and Zacharias en had proposed a thoride series that started with protactinium. In 1944, Seaborg proposed that the series started with thorium, and that all of the elements heavier than actinium constituted an 'actinide' series similar to the lanthanides. Because the 5f-shell began filling in the same relative position as the 4f-shell, the electronic configuration of elements in the two series would be similar. Guided by the hypothesis that elements 95 and 96 were homologues of europium and gadolinium, new experiments were designed and the elements were uniquely synthesized and separated from all others. The new elements were subsequently named americium and curium. Seaborg's 'Actinide Concept' thus played a major role in the discovery of the transplutonium elements. It provided the framework that supported synthesis, isolation, and identification of the succeeding actinide elements berkelium through lawrenci

Clark, David L [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Case for a Micro-Combined Heat and Power Fuel Cell System in Commercial Applications  

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Combined heat and power fuel cell systems (CHP-FCSs) provide consistent electrical power and hot water with greater efficiency and lower emissions than alternative sources. These systems can be used either as baseload, grid-connected, or as off-the-grid power sources. This report presents a business case for CHP-FCSs in the range of 5 to 50 kWe. Systems in this power range are considered micro-CHP-FCS. For this particular business case, commercial applications rather than residential or industrial are targeted. To understand the benefits of implementing a micro-CHP-FCS, the characteristics that determine their competitive advantage must first be identified. Locations with high electricity prices and low natural gas prices are ideal locations for micro-CHP-FCSs. Fortunately, these high spark spread locations are generally in the northeastern area of the United States and California where government incentives are already in place to offset the current high cost of the micro-CHP-FCSs. As a result of the inherently high efficiency of a fuel cell and their ability to use the waste heat that is generated as a CHP, they have higher efficiency. This results in lower fuel costs than comparable alternative small-scale power systems (e.g., microturbines and reciprocating engines). A variety of markets should consider micro-CHP-FCSs including those that require both heat and baseload electricity throughout the year. In addition, the reliable power of micro-CHP-FCSs could be beneficial to markets where electrical outages are especially frequent or costly. Greenhouse gas emission levels from micro-CHP-FCSs are 69 percent lower, and the human health costs are 99.9 percent lower, than those attributed to conventional coal-fired power plants. As a result, FCSs can allow a company to advertise as environmentally conscious and provide a bottom-line sales advantage. As a new technology in the early stages of adoption, micro-CHP-FCSs are currently more expensive than alternative technologies. As the technology gains a foothold in its target markets and demand increases, the costs will decline in response to improved manufacturing efficiencies, similar to trends seen with other technologies. Transparency Market Research forecasts suggest that the CHP-FCS market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of greater than 27 percent over the next 5 years. These production level increases, coupled with the expected low price of natural gas, indicate the economic payback period will move to less than 5 years over the course of the next 5 years. To better understand the benefits of micro-CHP-FCSs, The U.S. Department of Energy worked with ClearEdge Power to install fifteen 5-kWe fuel cells in the commercial markets of California and Oregon. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is evaluating these systems in terms of economics, operations, and their environmental impact in real-world applications. As expected, the economic analysis has indicated that the high capital cost of the micro-CHP-FCSs results in a longer payback period than typically is acceptable for all but early-adopter market segments. However, a payback period of less than 3 years may be expected as increased production brings system cost down, and CHP incentives are maintained or improved.

Brooks, Kriston P.; Makhmalbaf, Atefe; Anderson, David M.; Amaya, Jodi P.; Pilli, Siva Prasad; Srivastava, Viraj; Upton, Jaki F.

2013-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy  

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October 14, 2010 - 10:17am October 14, 2010 - 10:17am Addthis Today, in response to a formal request, General Counsel Scott Blake Harris approved a second and final extension of the public comment period to November 30, 2010 on DOE's Notice of Inquiry (75 FR 43945) soliciting comment on the development of regulations to carry out section 934 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which implements the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage. The original deadline of September 27, 2010 was extended to October 27, 2010 (75 FR 51986) in response to public comment. The signed extension provided here will be published shortly in the Federal Register. Addthis Related Articles DOE Extends Comment Period on Notice of Inquiry Under the Energy Independence and Security Act

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Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER: Instructions: (e.g., Street Address, Bldg, Floor, Suite)  

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Report Period: Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER: Instructions: (e.g., Street Address, Bldg, Floor, Suite) Secure File Transfer option available at: (e.g., PO Box, RR) Electronic Transmission: The PC Electronic Data Reporting Option (PEDRO) is available. Zip Code: - If interested in software, call (202) 586-9659. Email form to: Fax form to: (202) 586-9772 - - Mail form to: Oil & Gas Survey - - U.S. Department of Energy Ben Franklin Station PO Box 279 Washington, DC 20044-0279 Questions? Call toll free: 1-800-638-8812 OOG.SURVEYS@eia.doe.gov Contact Name: Version No.: 2013.01 Date of this Report: Mo Day State: Year Phone No.: DOMESTIC CRUDE OIL FIRST PURCHASE REPORT Company Name: A completed form must be filed by the 30th calendar day following the end of the report

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Influence of Long-Period Variations of Total Ozone Content on Climate  

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Influence of Long-Period Variations of Total Ozone Content on Climate Influence of Long-Period Variations of Total Ozone Content on Climate Change in Twentieth Century Zuev, V Institute of Atmospheric Optics Zueva, N. Institute of Atmospheric Optics Bondarenko, S Institute of Atmospheric Optics Category: Atmospheric State and Surface It is shown that during long-term total ozone decrease everywhere at middle and high latitudes there takes place the destruction of balance in global carbon cycle first of all due to reduction of photosynthetical СО2 sink in consequence of UV-B radiation stress of vegetable biota. As a result, СО2 concentrations in the atmosphere considerably increase, enhancing the "greenhouse effect." Based on reconstruction of behavior of stratospheric ozone between 1600 and 2000 from dendrochronologic data, it is shown that

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Long- and short-period nanostructure formation on semiconductor surfaces at different ambient conditions  

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We present the results of studies of nanoripples formation during interaction of the 800 nm, 120, and 35 fs pulses with semiconductor surfaces. Simultaneous appearance of the ripples with the period (700 nm) close to the wavelength of interacting radiation and considerably smaller period (180 nm) was achieved. We discuss the experimental conditions for the formation of these nanoripples (incidence angle, polarization, number of shots, etc.). We show a decisive role of surrounding medium on the quality of nanoripples formation. The self-organization of high-quality nanoripples was clearly shown in the case of dense surrounding medium (methanol), while in the case of insufficient amount of surrounding material (i.e., at different vacuum conditions), the quality of ripples considerably decreased.

Ganeev, R. A. [Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8581 (Japan); Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre Energie, Materiaux et Telecommunications, 1650 Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, Quebec J3X 1S2 (Canada); Institute of Electronics, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Akademgorodok, 33, Dormon Yoli Street, Tashkent 100125 (Uzbekistan); Baba, M.; Kuroda, H. [Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8581 (Japan); Faculty of Medicine, Saitama Medical University, 38 Hongou, Moro, Moroyama, Iruma, Saitama 350-0495 (Japan); Ozaki, T. [Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Centre Energie, Materiaux et Telecommunications, 1650 Lionel-Boulet, Varennes, Quebec J3X 1S2 (Canada)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Analytical formulation of 3D dynamic homogenization for periodic elastic systems  

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Homogenization of the equations of motion for a three dimensional periodic elastic system is considered. Expressions are obtained for the fully dynamic effective material parameters governing the spatially averaged fields by using the plane wave expansion (PWE) method. The effective equations are of Willis form (Willis 1997) with coupling between momentum and stress and tensorial inertia. The formulation demonstrates that the Willis equations of elastodynamics are closed under homogenization. The effective material parameters are obtained for arbitrary frequency and wavenumber combinations, including but not restricted to Bloch wave branches for wave propagation in the periodic medium. Numerical examples for a 1D system illustrate the frequency dependence of the parameters on Bloch wave branches and provide a comparison with an alternative dynamic effective medium theory (Shuvalov 2011) which also reduces to Willis form but with different effective moduli.

A. N. Norris; A. L. Shuvalov; A. A. Kutsenko

2012-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydraulic Characteristics of the Lower Snake River During Periods of Juvenile Fall Chinook Migration  

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This report documents a four-year study to assess hydraulic conditions in the lower Snake River. The work was conducted for the Bonneville Power Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Cold water released from the Dworshak Reservoir hypolimnion during mid- to late-summer months cools the Clearwater River far below equilibrium temperature. The volume of released cold water augments the Clearwater River, and the combined total discharge is on the order of the Snake River discharge when the two rivers meet at their confluence near the upstream edge of Lower Granite Reservoir. With typical temperature differences between the Clearwater and Snake rivers of 10°C or more during July and August, the density difference between the two rivers during summer flow augmentation periods is sufficient to stratify Lower Granite Reservoir as well as the other three reservoirs downstream. Because cooling of the river is desirable for migrating juvenile fall Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) during this same time period, the amount of mixing and cold water entrained into Lower Granite Reservoir’s epilimnion at the Clearwater/Snake River confluence is of key biological importance to juvenile fall Chinook salmon. Data collected during this project indicates the three reservoirs downstream of Lower Granite also stratify as direct result of flow augmentation from Dworshak Reservoir. These four lower Snake reservoirs are also heavily influenced by wind forcing at the water’s surface, and during periods of low river discharge, often behave like a two-layer lake. During these periods of stratification, lower river discharge, and wind forcing, the water in the upper layer of the reservoir is held in place or moves slightly upstream. This upper layer is also exposed to surface heating and may warm up to temperatures close to equilibrium temperature. The depth of this upper warm layer and its direction of travel may also be of key biological importance to juvenile fall Chinook salmon. This report describes field data collection, modeling, and analysis of hydrodynamic and temperature conditions in the Lower Granite Reservoir during the summer flow augmentation periods of 2002, 2003, and 2004 plus a brief one-week period in 2005 of Lower Monumental, Little Goose, and Lower Granite Reservoirs. Circulation patterns in all four lower Snake River reservoirs were numerically simulated for periods of 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 using CE-QUAL-W2. Simulation results show that these models are sufficiently capable of matching diurnal and long term temperature and velocity changes in the reservoirs. In addition, the confluence zone of the Clearwater and Snake rivers was modeled using the 3-D model Flow3-D. This model was used to better understand mixing processing and entrainment. Once calibrated and validated, the reservoir models were used to investigate downstream impacts of alternative reservoir operation schemes, such as increasing or decreasing the ratio of Clearwater to Snake discharge. Simulation results were also linked with the particle tracking model FINS to better understand alterations of integrated metrics due to alternative operation schemes. These findings indicate that significant alterations in water temperature throughout the lower Snake River are possible by altering hypolimnetic discharges from Dworshak Reservoir and may have a significant impact on the behavior of migrating juvenile fall Chinook salmon during periods of flow augmentation.

Cook, Chris B.; Dibrani, Berhon; Richmond, Marshall C.; Bleich, Matthew D.; Titzler, P. Scott; Fu, Tao

2006-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

449

Tracking multiple generation and suppression of secondary electrons on periodic triangular surface  

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To research the dynamic course of multipactor suppression on the periodically patterned surface, tens of electron collision processes are tracked by numerical calculation. The influences of microwave frequency, amplitude of RF electric field, slope angle, the local field enhancement, and the tilted incident electric field on the multipactor suppression are studied by tracking multi-generation electrons' trajectories, hopping and flight time, collision energy, and secondary emission yield. Meanwhile, the dynamic processes of secondary electrons on the periodic surface are analyzed by particle-in-cell (PIC) simulation. The PIC results are consistent with the analytical results in which the electrons fly reciprocatingly between the slopes and impact on the slopes; the methods of increasing the slope angle, enlarging the RF field, and lowering the frequency in a certain range are helpful to enhance the multipactor suppression steadily and persistently.

Li, S.; Wang, J. G.; Zhu, M.; Peng, J. C.; Xie, J. L.; Wu, X. L.; Guo, L. T. [Laboratory on Science and Technology of High Power Microwave, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710024 (China)] [Laboratory on Science and Technology of High Power Microwave, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710024 (China); Chang, C.; Xiong, Z. F. [Laboratory on Science and Technology of High Power Microwave, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710024 (China) [Laboratory on Science and Technology of High Power Microwave, Northwest Institute of Nuclear Technology, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710024 (China); Department of Engineering Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 10084 (China)

2013-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Glann Seaborg's Contributions to Heavy Element Science and the Periodic Table  

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In celebrating the centennial anniversary of the birth of Glenn T. Seaborg it is fitting that we recount and pay tribute to his legacy. Many know of the scientific accomplishments of this man who became a legend and anyone who has attended his lectures can attest to how informative, educational, and entertaining he was. He had a beguiling and whimsical sense of humor and used this to drive home his points and share his passion and quest for discovery. The periodic table is a fundamental cornerstone of science and remains a central unifying principal. Seaborg was the architect of the actinide series of elements and their proper placement in the periodic table and co-discoverer of ten transuranium elements - one of which bears his name, element 106, seaborgium. The work and achievements of this Nobel laureate have touched the lives of many and his legacy will continue for generations to come.

Hobart, David E. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Microphysics of Neutron Star Outer Envelopes in the Periodized, Magnetic Thomas-Fermi Model  

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Observations of several types of neutron stars indicate surface temperature inhomogeneities. In recent years magneto-thermal simulations have supported the idea that the magnetic field and anisotropic heat conduction play important roles in generating these inhomogeneities. Simulations rely on crustal microphysics input heretofore calculated at the level of a plasma model -- neglecting lattice structure and electron polarizability. We focus on the low density outer envelope, treating both of these elements by a proper periodization of the magnetic Thomas-Fermi model. Our solution method involves a novel domain decomposition and we describe a scalable implementation using \\textit{Hypre}. The method may be seen as a prototype for the general class of problems involving nonlinear charge screening of periodic, quasi-low-dimensionality structures, e.g. liquid crystals. Findings include low density $c'<0$ elastic instabilities for both bcc and fcc lattices, reminiscent of the situation in some light actinides, a...

Engstrom, Tyler A; Owen, Benjamin J; Brannick, James; Hu, Xiaozhe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER: Appendix A: Mailing Address: Appendix B:  

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Report Period: Report Period: EIA ID NUMBER: Appendix A: Mailing Address: Appendix B: Zip Code - Secure File Transfer option available at: - - - - Email form to: OOG.SURVEYS@eia.doe.gov Fax form to: (202) 586-9772 Email address: Oil & Gas Survey U.S. Department of Energy Ben Franklin Station PO Box 279 Washington, DC 20044-0279 Questions? Call toll free: 1-800-638-8812 1. Total Acquisitions (Enter the total volume of foreign crude oil acquired during the report month for importation into the United States. This is the sum of column (l), Part III, excluding resubmission.) 2. Offshore Inventories (Enter the total volume of foreign oil owned by the firm, for eventual importation into the United States which is held in storage outside the United States and/or is enroute to the United States as of the

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Modelling and optimisation for design of hydrogen networks for multi-period operation  

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Hydrogen management is a problem of increasing importance: hydrogen consumption of refineries is rising sharply with additional capacities of hydrocracking and hydrotreating units in order to comply with cleaner fuel specifications. Product Specifications for transportation fuels are becoming increasingly stringent to ensure production of environmentally more benign fuels. Hydrogen management techniques currently do not account for varying operating conditions of hydrogen consuming processes and assume constant operating conditions. A novel approach is developed for the design of flexible hydrogen networks that can remain optimally operable under multiple periods of operation. The proposed methodology for multi-period design of hydrogen networks can take into account pressure differences, maximum capacity of existing equipment, and optimal placement of new equipment such as compressors.

Muhammad Imran Ahmad; Nan Zhang; Megan Jobson

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiclassical analysis for a Schrödinger operator with a U(2) artificial gauge: the periodic case  

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We consider a Schr\\"odinger operator with a Hermitian 2x2 matrix-valued potential which is lattice periodic and can be diagonalized smoothly on the whole $R^n.$ In the case of potential taking its minimum only on the lattice, we prove that the well-known semiclassical asymptotic of first band spectrum for a scalar potential remains valid for our model.

Abderemane Morame; Francoise Truc

2014-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Energy Expectation in Periodic Time-Dependent hamiltonians via Green Functions  

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Let $U_F$ be the Floquet operator of a time periodic hamiltonian $H(t)$. For each positive and discrete observable $A$ (which we call a {\\em probe energy}), we derive a formula for the Laplace time average of its expectation value up to time $T$ in terms of its eigenvalues and Green functions at the circle of radius $e^{1/T}$. Some simple applications are provided which support its usefulness.

Cesar R. de Oliveira; Mariza S. Simsen

2009-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Automotive Stirling Engine Development Program. Quarterly technical progress report for period June 29-October 3, 1980  

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Current information on component and subsystems development activities and engine and vehicle testing during July to October 1980 in the Automotive Stirling Engine Development Program is reported. Computer code development progress is also covered. The status of the manufacture of the Mod I is given in some detail. Program engine operating hours through the end of this quarterly period reach a total of 6181 h.

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1980-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Short-rotation woody-crops program. Quarterly progress report for period ending May 31, 1981  

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Progress of twenty projects in the Short Rotation Woody Crops Program is summarized for the period March 1 through May 31, 1981. Individual quarterly reports included from each of the projects discuss accomplishments within specific project objectives and identify recent papers and publications resulting from the research. The major project activities are species screening and genetic selection, stand establishment and cultural treatment, and harvest, collection, transportation, and storage.

Cushman, J.H.; Ranney, J.W.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green's function asymptotics near the internal edges of spectra of periodic elliptic operators. Spectral edge case  

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Precise asymptotics known for the Green's function of the Laplace operator have found their analogs for periodic elliptic operators of the second order at and below the bottom of the spectrum. Due to the band-gap structure of the spectra of such operators, the question arises whether similar results can be obtained near or at the edges of spectral gaps. As the result of this work shows, this is possible at a spectral edge in dimensions d>2.

Peter Kuchment; Andrew Raich

2011-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Weekly Security Incident Log Period of Apr 28 -May 4, 2014  

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member who was previously trespassed from campus several years prior. No further action was required. 5/2 transported the individual to hospital for further medical care. 5/2/2014 10:10 AM Emergency Medical 2014 in a washroom. 5/2/2014 03:18 PM Theft, Under Printed: 5/5/2014 4:13:20 PM 1Weekly Security Incident Log Period

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Short-rotation woody-crops program. Quarterly progress report for period ending August 31, 1981  

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Progress of twenty-one projects in the Short Rotation Woody Crops Program is summarized for the period June 1 through August 31, 1981. Individual quarterly reports included from each of the projects discuss accomplishments within specific project objectives and identify recent papers and publications resulting from the research. The major program activities are species screening and genetic selection, stand establishment and cultural treatment, and harvest, collection, transportation, and storage.

Cushman, J.H.; Ranney, J.W.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrWoodChips | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrWoodChips SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrWoodChips Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Wood chips Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrWoodChips" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrLogs | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrLogs SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrLogs Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Logs Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrLogs" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtColg | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtColg SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtColg Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. District cooling Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtColg" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 762.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 322.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 51.9 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 908.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 345.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 450.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 123.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 600.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 78.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 340.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 420.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrPellets | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrPellets SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrPellets Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Pellets Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrPellets" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOil-FiredBoiler | Open  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOil-FiredBoiler SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOil-FiredBoiler Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Oil-fired boiler Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOil-FiredBoiler" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 +

466

Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOther | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOther SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOther Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Other Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrOther" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

467

Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTotal | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTotal SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTotal Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Total Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTotal" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 4228.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 1501.1 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 847.1 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 4360.9 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 727.6 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 2915.1 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 3385.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 1282.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 4739.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 127.52 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 1436.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 2334.65 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 3323.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 381.66 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 257.0 +

468

Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrElctrtyTotal | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrElctrtyTotal SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrElctrtyTotal Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Electricity, total Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrElctrtyTotal" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 1399.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 686.9 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 321.8 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 1689.9 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 122.6 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 843.1 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 1487.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 315.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 1963.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 66.52 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 391.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 809.65 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 1199.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 227.66 +

469

Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtHeating | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtHeating SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtHeating Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. District heating Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDstrtHeating" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 2067.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 492.2 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 473.4 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 1763.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 605.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 1727.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 1448.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 844.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 2176.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 61.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 967.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 1185.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 1704.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 154.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 145.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDigesterLandfillGas | Open  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDigesterLandfillGas SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDigesterLandfillGas Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Digester / landfill gas Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrDigesterLandfillGas" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 +

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Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTownGas | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTownGas SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTownGas Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Town gas Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrTownGas" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

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Development of periodic response factors for use with the radiant time series method  

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Harris and McQuiston (1988) developed conduction transfer function (CTF) coefficients corresponding to 41 representative wall assemblies and 42 representative roof assemblies for use with the transfer function method (TFM). They also developed a grouping procedure that allows design engineers to determine the correct representative wall or roof assembly that most closely matches a specific wall or roof assembly. The CTF coefficients and the grouping procedure have been summarized in the ASHRAE Handbook--Fundamentals (1989, 1993, 1997) and the ASHRAE Cooling and Heating Load Calculation Manual, second edition. More recently, a new, simplified design cooling load calculation procedure, the radiant time series method (RTSM), has been developed. The RTSM uses periodic response factors to model transient conductive heat transfer. While not a true manual load calculation procedure, it is quite feasible to implement the RTSM in a spreadsheet. To be useful in such an environment, it would be desirable to have a pre-calculated set of periodic response factors. Accordingly, a set of periodic response factors has been calculated and is presented in this paper.

Spitler, J.D.; Fisher, D.E.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

THE VELOCITY CENTROID PERIODICITY OF L2 PUPPIS' SiO MASER EMISSION  

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We report the first short term velocity centroid (VC) periodicity derived from SiO maser emission. L2 Puppis, a semi-regular AGB star, was observed using the Mopra radio telescope of the Australia Telescope National Facility in the SiO v = 1, J = 1-0 and v = 1, J = 2-1 transitions. It exhibits a 139 day period in its SiO maser VC based on a period folding analysis and a Lomb Scargle analysis. L2 Pup's SiO maser emission has an unusually large velocity range and an unusual three-peaked spectrum. To create the change in VC the entire spectrum does not shift in velocity, but changes in the relative emission of the peaks generate the variation. The changes in the VC may be due to differential illumination, an asymmetric circumstellar distribution of material, or a mixture of causes. The unusual velocity structure, similar to that observed in Orion source 1, may be due to revolution of the circumstellar material or asymmetries in the circumstellar environment.

McIntosh, Gordon C. [Division of Science and Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Morris, Morris, MN 56267 (United States); Indermuehle, Balthasar [Australia Telescope National Facility, Locked Bag 194, Narrabri, NSW 2390 (Australia)

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

QUASI-PERIODIC OSCILLATIONS AND BROADBAND VARIABILITY IN SHORT MAGNETAR BURSTS  

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The discovery of quasi-periodic oscillations (QPOs) in magnetar giant flares has opened up prospects for neutron star asteroseismology. However, with only three giant flares ever recorded, and only two with data of sufficient quality to search for QPOs, such analysis is seriously data limited. We set out a procedure for doing QPO searches in the far more numerous, short, less energetic magnetar bursts. The short, transient nature of these bursts requires the implementation of sophisticated statistical techniques to make reliable inferences. Using Bayesian statistics, we model the periodogram as a combination of red noise at low frequencies and white noise at high frequencies, which we show is a conservative approach to the problem. We use empirical models to make inferences about the potential signature of periodic and QPOs at these frequencies. We compare our method with previously used techniques and find that although it is on the whole more conservative, it is also more reliable in ruling out false positives. We illustrate our Bayesian method by applying it to a sample of 27 bursts from the magnetar SGR J0501+4516 observed by the Fermi Gamma-ray Burst Monitor, and we find no evidence for the presence of QPOs in any of the bursts in the unbinned spectra, but do find a candidate detection in the binned spectra of one burst. However, whether this signal is due to a genuine quasi-periodic process, or can be attributed to unmodeled effects in the noise is at this point a matter of interpretation.

Huppenkothen, Daniela; Watts, Anna L.; Uttley, Phil; Van der Horst, Alexander J.; Van der Klis, Michiel [Astronomical Institute ''Anton Pannekoek'', University of Amsterdam, Postbus 94249, 1090-GE Amsterdam (Netherlands); Kouveliotou, Chryssa [Office of Science and Technology, ZP12, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812 (United States); Goegues, Ersin [Sabanc Latin-Small-Letter-Dotless-I University, Orhanl Latin-Small-Letter-Dotless-I -Tuzla, Istanbul 34956 (Turkey); Granot, Jonathan [The Open University of Israel, 1 University Road, P.O. Box 808, Ra'anana 43537 (Israel); Vaughan, Simon [X-Ray and Observational Astronomy Group, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH (United Kingdom); Finger, Mark H., E-mail: D.Huppenkothen@uva.nl [Universities Space Research Association, Huntsville, AL 35805 (United States)

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Periodic Modulations in an X-ray Flare from Sagittarius A*  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

We present the highly significant detection of a quasi-periodic flux modulation with a period of 22.2 min seen in the X-ray data of the Sgr A* flare of 2004 August 31. This flaring event, which lasted a total of about three hours, was detected simultaneously by EPIC on XMM-Newton and the NICMOS near-infrared camera on the HST. Given the inherent difficulty in, and the lack of readily available methods for quantifying the probability of a periodic signal detected over only several cycles in a data set where red noise can be important, we developed a general method for quantifying the likelihood that such a modulation is indeed intrinsic to the source and does not arise from background fluctuations. We here describe this Monte Carlo based method, and discuss the results obtained by its application to a other XMM-Newton data sets. Under the simplest hypothesis that we witnessed a transient event that evolved, peaked and decayed near the marginally stable orbit of the supermassive black hole, this result implies that for a mass of 3.5 x 10^{6} Msun, the central object must have an angular momentum corresponding to a spin parameter of a=0.22.

Guillaume Belanger; Regis Terrier; Okkie De Jager; Andrea Goldwurm; Fulvio Melia

2006-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

476

Method and apparatus of periodically obtaining accurate opacity monitor readings of an exhaust gas stream  

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This patent describes in an opacity monitor associated with an exhaust stack, the monitor having a transmitter and a receiving which cooperate to measure a quantity of particulate matter in an exhaust gas stream, a method of periodically obtaining opacity monitor readings. It comprises: shielding the monitor from the exhaust gas stream by placing two windows adjacent to the monitor, a first window being placed between the transmitter and the exhaust gas stream and a second window being placed between the receiver and the exhaust gas stream; cleaning at least one of the windows for a first predetermined time period by spraying a volatile nonflammable cleaning solvent onto the window by means of a sprayer intermittently operable during the first predetermined time period while wiping the window with a reciprocating wiper arm in resilient engagement therewith; then obtaining an opacity monitor reading by directing a light beam across the exhaust stack from the transmitter via the first window through the exhaust gas stream to the receiver via the second window; and alternately repeating the step of cleaning the window with the step of obtaining an opacity monitor reading.

Weaver, K.L.; Bellows, J.C.

1990-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

477

MAXI J1659-152: the shortest orbital period black-hole binary  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Following the detection of a bright new X-ray source, MAXI J1659-152, a series of observations was triggered with almost all currently flying high-energy missions. We report here on XMM-Newton, INTEGRAL and RXTE observations during the early phase of the X-ray outburst of this transient black-hole candidate. We confirm the dipping nature in the X-ray light curves. We find that the dips recur on a period of 2.4139+/-0.0005 hrs, and interpret this as the orbital period of the system. It is thus the shortest period black-hole X-ray binary known to date. Using the various observables, we derive the properties of the source. The inclination of the accretion disk with respect to the line of sight is estimated to be 60-75 degrees. The companion star to the black hole is possibly a M5 dwarf star, with a mass and radius of about 0.15 M_sun and 0.23 R_sun, respectively. The system is rather compact (orbital separation is about 1.35 R_sun) and is located at a distance of roughly 7 kpc. In quiescence, MAXI J1659-152 is e...

Kuulkers, E; van der Horst, A J; Belloni, T; Chenevez, J; Ibarra, A; Munoz-Darias, T; Bazzano, A; Bel, M Cadolle; De Cesare, G; Trigo, M Diaz; Jourdain, E; Lubinski, P; Natalucci, L; Ness, J -U; Parmar, A; Pollock, A M T; Rodriguez, J; Roques, J -P; Sanchez-Fernandez, C; Ubertini, P; Winkler, C

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

The ACS LCID Project. VIII. The short-period Cepheids of Leo A  

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We present the results of a new search for variable stars in the Local Group dwarf galaxy Leo A, based on deep photometry from the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the Hubble Space Telescope. We detected 166 bona fide variables in our field, of which about 60 percent are new discoveries, and 33 candidate variables. Of the confirmed variables, we found 156 Cepheids, but only 10 RR Lyrae stars despite nearly 100 percent completeness at the magnitude of the horizontal branch. The RR Lyrae stars include 7 fundamental and 3 first-overtone pulsators, with mean periods of 0.636 and 0.366 day, respectively. From their position on the period-luminosity (PL) diagram and light-curve morphology, we classify 91, 58, and 4 Cepheids as fundamental, first-overtone, and second-overtone mode Classical Cepheids (CC), respectively, and two as population II Cepheids. However, due to the low metallicity of Leo A, about 90 percent of the detected Cepheids have periods shorter than 1.5 days. Comparison with theoretical models ind...

Bernard, Edouard J; Gallart, Carme; Fiorentino, Giuliana; Cassisi, Santi; Aparicio, Antonio; Cole, Andrew A; Drozdovsky, Igor; Hidalgo, Sebastian L; Skillman, Evan D; Stetson, Peter B; Tolstoy, Eline

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Periodicity extraction in the anuran auditory nerve. II: Phase and temporal fine structure  

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Discharge patterns of single eighth nerve fibers in the bullfrog Rana catesbeiana were analyzed in response to signals consisting of multiple harmonics of a common low?amplitude fundamental frequency. The signals were chosen to reflect the frequency and amplitude spectrum of the bullfrog’s species?specific advertisement call. The phase spectrum of the signals was manipulated to produce envelopes that varied in their shapes from impulselike (sharp) to noiselike (flattened). Peripheral responses to these signals were analyzed by computing the autocorrelation functions of the spike trains and their power spectra as well as by constructing period histograms over the time intervals of the low?frequency harmonics. In response to a phase aligned signal with an impulsive envelope most fibers regardless of their characteristic frequencies or place of origin within the inner ear synchronize to the fundamental frequency of the signal. The temporal patterns of fiber discharge to these stimuli are not typically captured by that stimulus harmonic closest to the fiber characteristic frequency as would be expected from a spectral coding mechanism for periodicity extraction but instead directly reflect the periodicity of the stimulus envelope.

Andrea Megela Simmons; Gita Reese; Michael Ferragamo

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Property:Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrNaturalGas | Open Energy  

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SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrNaturalGas SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrNaturalGas Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Natural gas Pages using the property "Building/SPPurchasedEngyForPeriodMwhYrNaturalGas" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0015 + 0.0 + Sweden Building 05K0016 + 0.0 +

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481

Solar Power Purchase Agreements  

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Solar Power Purchase Agreements Solar Power Purchase Agreements Brian Millberg | Energy Manager, City of Minneapolis Direct Ownership * Financial: Even at $3/kW installed cost, simple payback is 18 years (initial electricity cost of $0.10/kWh and 3%/year electricity cost inflation) * Politics: How to justify expense with such a long payback * If RECS begin to have some real value, this would be a positive for ownership. 2 PPA Advantages * No/low up-front costs * City can take advantage of Investment Tax Credits (ITCs) - This leads to low electricity costs * Predictable electricity cost for length of contract * Avoid direct design/rebate/permitting work * No maintenance/operation headaches 3 PPA Financial Case (1 MW system) * PPA allows a developer to reduce system cost through:

482

The effect of periodic unsteady wakes on boundary layer transition and heat transfer on a curved plate.  

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??The effect of unsteady periodic wakes on heat transfer and boundary layer transition was investigated on a constant curvature heat transfer curved plate in a… (more)

Wright, Lance Cole

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Measurement of higher harmonics in periodic vibrations using phase-modulated TV holography with digital image processing  

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We separately measure the higher harmonics vibration patterns of a periodic vibrating object by using time-average TV holography and phase modulation. During measurements the frequency...

Lřkberg, Ole J; Pedersen, Hans M; Valř, Hilde; Wang, Gunnar

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Gulyaev–Bleustein Waves in a Layered Structure of Piezoelectric – Periodic Granular High-Temperature Superconductor Structure  

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Bragg's interactions of Gulyaev–Bleustein surface waves with a periodic granular high-temperature superconducting medium are studied. Dispersion equations describing the characteristics of surface acoustoelect...

V. A. Krakovskii

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Geographic variability of fatal road traffic injuries in Spain during the period 2002–2004: an ecological study  

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An ecological study design was employed. The mean annual ... for the period 2002–2004, adjusted for vehicle-kilometres travelled, in the 50 provinces of...

Francisco Rivas-Ruiz; Emilio Perea-Milla; Alberto Jimenez-Puente

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Determination of the superhump period of the dwarf nova V701 Tau during the 2005 December superoutburst  

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We report new measurements of the superhump period of the UGSU-type dwarf nova V701 Tau during the 2005 December superoutburst. Using unfiltered time series CCD observations on 3 nights, we determine a probable superhump period Psh = 0.0690, plus or minus 0.0002d, but note that our data also permit a possible shorter period of 0.0663, plus or minus 0.0002d. The longer period agrees with the value measured during the first recorded superoutburst in 1995.

Jeremy Shears; David Boyd

2006-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

487

Time-delayed feedback control of unstable periodic orbits near a subcritical Hopf bifurcation  

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We show that Pyragas delayed feedback control can stabilize an unstable periodic orbit (UPO) that arises from a generic subcritical Hopf bifurcation of a stable equilibrium in an n-dimensional dynamical system. This extends results of Fiedler et al. [PRL 98, 114101 (2007)], who demonstrated that such feedback control can stabilize the UPO associated with a two-dimensional subcritical Hopf normal form. Pyragas feedback requires an appropriate choice of a feedback gain matrix for stabilization, as well as knowledge of the period of the targeted UPO. We apply feedback in the directions tangent to the two-dimensional center manifold. We parameterize the feedback gain by a modulus and a phase angle, and give explicit formulae for choosing these two parameters given the period of the UPO in a neighborhood of the bifurcation point. We show, first heuristically, and then rigorously by a center manifold reduction for delay differential equations, that the stabilization mechanism involves a highly degenerate Hopf bifurcation problem that is induced by the time-delayed feedback. When the feedback gain modulus reaches a threshold for stabilization, both of the genericity assumptions associated with a two-dimensional Hopf bifurcation are violated: the eigenvalues of the linearized problem do not cross the imaginary axis as the bifurcation parameter is varied, and the real part of the cubic coefficient of the normal form vanishes. Our analysis of this degenerate bifurcation problem reveals two qualitatively distinct cases when unfolded in a two-parameter plane. In each case, Pyragas-type feedback successfully stabilizes the branch of small-amplitude UPOs in a neighborhood of the original bifurcation point, provided that the phase angle satisfies a certain restriction.

Genevieve Brown; Claire M. Postlethwaite; Mary Silber

2010-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

488

A Gaussian Process Based Online Change Detection Algorithm for Monitoring Periodic Time Series  

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Online time series change detection is a critical component of many monitoring systems, such as space and air-borne remote sensing instruments, cardiac monitors, and network traffic profilers, which continuously analyze observations recorded by sensors. Data collected by such sensors typically has a periodic (seasonal) component. Most existing time series change detection methods are not directly applicable to handle such data, either because they are not designed to handle periodic time series or because they cannot operate in an online mode. We propose an online change detection algorithm which can handle periodic time series. The algorithm uses a Gaussian process based non-parametric time series prediction model and monitors the difference between the predictions and actual observations within a statistically principled control chart framework to identify changes. A key challenge in using Gaussian process in an online mode is the need to solve a large system of equations involving the associated covariance matrix which grows with every time step. The proposed algorithm exploits the special structure of the covariance matrix and can analyze a time series of length T in O(T^2) time while maintaining a O(T) memory footprint, compared to O(T^4) time and O(T^2) memory requirement of standard matrix manipulation methods. We experimentally demonstrate the superiority of the proposed algorithm over several existing time series change detection algorithms on a set of synthetic and real time series. Finally, we illustrate the effectiveness of the proposed algorithm for identifying land use land cover changes using Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data collected for an agricultural region in Iowa state, USA. Our algorithm is able to detect different types of changes in a NDVI validation data set (with ~80% accuracy) which occur due to crop type changes as well as disruptive changes (e.g., natural disasters).

Chandola, Varun [ORNL; Vatsavai, Raju [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Impact of Paint Color on Rest Period Climate Control Loads in Long-Haul Trucks: Preprint  

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Cab climate conditioning is one of the primary reasons for operating the main engine in a long-haul truck during driver rest periods. In the United States, sleeper cab trucks use approximately 667 million gallons of fuel annually for rest period idling. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) CoolCab Project works closely with industry to design efficient thermal management systems for long-haul trucks that minimize engine idling and fuel use while maintaining occupant comfort. Heat transfer to the vehicle interior from opaque exterior surfaces is one of the major heat pathways that contribute to air conditioning loads during long-haul truck daytime rest period idling. To quantify the impact of paint color and the opportunity for advanced paints, NREL collaborated with Volvo Group North America, PPG Industries, and Dometic Environmental Corporation. Initial screening simulations using CoolCalc, NREL's rapid HVAC load estimation tool, showed promising air-conditioning load reductions due to paint color selection. Tests conducted at NREL's Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility using long-haul truck cab sections, 'test bucks,' showed a 31.1% of maximum possible reduction in rise over ambient temperature and a 20.8% reduction in daily electric air conditioning energy use by switching from black to white paint. Additionally, changing from blue to an advanced color-matched solar reflective blue paint resulted in a 7.3% reduction in daily electric air conditioning energy use for weather conditions tested in Colorado. National-level modeling results using weather data from major U.S. cities indicated that the increase in heating loads due to lighter paint colors is much smaller than the reduction in cooling loads.

Lustbader, J.; Kreutzer, C.; Jeffers, M.; Adelman, S.; Yeakel, S.; Brontz, P.; Olson, K.; Ohlinger, J.

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:OpenEI/UtilityRate/DemandRateStructure/Period | Open Energy  

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Multi-Period Planning for Electric Car Charging Station Locations: a Case of Korean Expressways  

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Abstract One of the most critical barriers to widespread adoption of electric cars is the lack of charging station infrastructure. Although it is expected that a sufficient number of charging stations will be constructed eventually, due to various practical reasons they may have to be introduced gradually over time. In this paper, we formulate a multi-period optimization model based on a flow-refueling location model for strategic charging station location planning. We also propose two myopic methods and develop a case study based on the real traffic flow data of the Korean Expressway network in 2011. We discuss the performance of the three proposed methods.

Sung Hoon Chung; Changhyun Kwon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase-locking of driven vortex lattices with transverse ac force and periodic pinning  

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For a vortex lattice moving in a periodic array we show analytically and numerically that a new type of phase locking occurs in the presence of a longitudinal dc driving force and a transverse ac driving force. This phase locking is distinct from the Shapiro step phase locking found with longitudinal ac drives. We show that an increase in critical current and a fundamental phase-locked step width scale with the square of the driving ac amplitude. Our results should carry over to other systems such as vortex motion in Josephson-junction arrays.

Reichhardt, Charles; Kolton, Alejandro B.; Dominguez, Daniel; Gronbech-Jensen, Niels

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Website link prediction using a Markov chain model based on multiple time periods  

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Growing size and complexity of many websites have made navigation through these sites increasingly difficult. Attempting to automatically predict the next page for a website user to visit has many potential benefits, for example in site navigation, automatic tour generation, adaptive web applications, recommendation systems, web server optimisation, web search and web pre-fetching. This paper describes an approach to link prediction using a Markov chain model based on an exponentially smoothed transition probability matrix which incorporates site usage statistics collected over multiple time periods. The improved performance of this approach compared to earlier methods is also discussed.

Shantha Jayalal; Chris Hawksley; Pearl Brereton

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commensurate-incommensurate transitions in magnetic bubble arrays with periodic line pinning  

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We report direct observations of commensurate-incommensurate phase transitions as a function of bubble concentration in a two-dimensional magnetic bubble array subject to periodic line pinning. The pinning lines consist of lithographically produced parallel permalloy bars. Temperature is simulated by an ac magnetic field. The structure function shows a smooth migration of Bragg peaks with density indicating a second order (or weakly first order) commensurate-incommensurate-commensurate transition as the local orientation of the array rotates continuously. We have also identified a commensurate smectic phase.

Junmin Hu and R. M. Westervelt

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficiency, power, and period at two optimum operations of a thermoelectric single-level quantum dot  

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We take a single-level quantum dot embedded between two metallic leads at different temperatures and chemical potentials which works as a heat engine. Two optimization criteria were used and their corresponding optimized efficiencies, powers, and periods evaluated. A comparison between similar quantities of the two optimization criteria reveals mixed advantages and disadvantages. We quantify the engine's overall performance by suggesting a figure of merit that takes into account the contribution of each of the three quantities. Based on the proposed figure of merit, one of the optimization criterion presents a clear advantage. This same criterion is found to be invariably advantageous when applied to three other representative models.

Fitsum Borga; Mulugeta Bekele; Yergou B. Tatek; Mesfin Tsige

2012-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Quarterly report of RCRA groundwater monitoring data for period July 1--September 30, 1995  

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Nineteen RCRA groundwater monitoring projects are conducted at the Hanford site. They include treatment, storage, and disposal facilities for both solid and liquid waste. Groundwater monitoring programs described in this report comply with the interim- and final- status federal and state regulations. The RCRA projects are monitored under one of the following programs: background monitoring, indicator parameter evaluation, or groundwater quality assessment or detection. This quarterly report contains data received between July 1 and Sept. 30, 1995, which are the cutoff dates for this reporting period. This report may contain not only data from the July-Sept. quarter, but also data from earlier sampling events not previously reported.

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1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THz laser based on quasi-periodic AlGaAs superlattices  

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The use of quasi-periodic AlGaAs superlattices as an active element of a quantum cascade laser of terahertz range is proposed and theoretically investigated. A multi-colour emission, having from three to six peaks of optical gain, is found in Fibonacci, Thue-Morse, and figurate superlattices in electric fields of intensity F = 11 - 13 kV cm{sup -1} in the frequency range f = 2 - 4 THz. The peaks depend linearly on the electric field, retain the height of 20 cm{sup -1}, and strongly depend on the thickness of the AlGaAs-layers. (lasers)

Malyshev, K V [N.E. Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow (Russian Federation)

2013-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Period doubling cascade in glow discharges: Local versus global differential conductivity  

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Short planar glow discharges coupled to a resistive layer exhibit a wealth of spontaneous spatiotemporal patterns. Due to similarities with other pattern forming systems that are described by reaction-diffusion models, several authors have tried to derive such models from discharge physics. We investigate the temporal oscillations of the discharge system and find a cascade of period doubling events. This shows that the inner structure of the discharge is more complex than can be described by a two-component reaction-diffusion-model with negative differential conductivity. We also derive an alternative reduced model.

Danijela D. Šija?i?, Ute Ebert, and Ismail Rafatov

2004-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization and optimality of a joint pricing and inventory control policy in periodic-review systems with lost sales  

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This paper studies a periodic review dynamic pricing and inventory control problem with fixed ordering cost included. Demand is uncertain and price-sensitive in a general form. At the end of each period, all unmet demand is lost. We focus on the optimization ... Keywords: Inventory, Lost sales, Pricing, Setup cost

Ying Wei

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of UV-B Radiation and Periodic Desiccation on the Morphogenesis of the Edible Terrestrial Cyanobacterium Nostoc flagelliforme  

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...Microbial Ecology Effects of UV-B Radiation and Periodic Desiccation on...flagelliforme under low UV-B radiation and periodic desiccation...Nikon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan). RESULTS Effects of UV-B...regardless of 0.1 W m2 UV-B radiation (Fig. 3a). Furthermore...

Yan-Na Feng; Zhong-Chun Zhang; Jun-Li Feng; Bao-Sheng Qiu

2012-08-03T23:59:59.000Z