Powered by Deep Web Technologies
Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


1

Microsoft Word - ADM 9  

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

4 ADM 9 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 9: TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule covers records documenting the movement of...

2

Microsoft Word - ADM 11  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

2 ADM 11 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 11: SPACE AND MAINTENANCE RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule provides for the disposal of all copies,...

3

Microsoft Word - ADM 12  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 12 ADM 12 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 12: COMMUNICATIONS RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 The principal records documenting communication functions include messenger service data; telecommunications service control and operational records; long distance telephone reports; postal records, consisting of post office forms and supporting papers; mail control records and supporting and related papers; agency copies of penalty mail reports; and records relating to private delivery service (such as United Parcel Service). This schedule covers the records described below, wherever located in the Department. Other than those covered by item 3, all records described in this schedule are authorized for disposal in both hard copy and electronic formats.

4

Microsoft Word - ADM 17  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 17 ADM 17 Rev 2 September 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 17: CARTOGRAPHIC, AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING, AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 DOE creates and receives cartographic, aerial photographic, architectural, and engineering design records in connection with official activities. Many of these records have continuing historical value after they are no longer of use to the Department. This records schedule covers only disposable records. Guidelines for identifying and scheduling the records of continuing value are provided in "Managing Cartographic and Architectural Records: An Instructional Guide." This Guide must be used in conjunction with this schedule to ensure proper disposition of all Departmental cartographic,

5

Microsoft Word - ADM 22  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 22 ADM 22 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 22: AUDIT/INVESTIGATIVE RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 Section I of this schedule covers records associated with investigations other than those performed by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). Types of investigations may include: routine and significant internal program investigations, specific purpose investigations, audits, inspections, appraisals, and management reviews. Investigations may be described or referred to as audits, appraisals, surveillance, self-assessments, management assessments, or evaluations. Investigations may be conducted by DOE or by its contractors. Section II covers records created by the Department's OIG investigations.

6

Microsoft Word - ADM 16  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 16 Rev 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 16: ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule covers those administrative management activities not covered by other Administrative Schedules. Included are disposable records created in the course of organizational planning, development, and simplification of procedures; records management activities; and administration of management improvement programs. See ADM 1 (items 12 and 13) for the disposition of case files on individuals involved in incentive award and similar types of management improvement programs. The organizational locations and titles of administrative management units vary. They may be scattered at numerous levels or locations, or may be centralized. For the purposes

7

Microsoft Word - ADM 2  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 2 ADM 2 Rev 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 2: PAYROLL AND PAY ADMINISTRATION RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 Payrolling and pay administration records pertain to the disbursements employees receive in return for their personal services. This schedule covers commonly used pay records. Title 6, "Pay, Leave, and Allowances" in the GAO Policy and Procedures Manual provides guidance for preparing and maintaining Departmental pay accounts. Payroll systems use a leave record for submitting data to the payroll system. Information is posted to this leave record from the detailed records kept by the time and attendance clerks. Depending on the type of system, the leave record may be a hard copy input form or alternatively, input to the system may be by electronic means.

8

Microsoft Word - ADM 23  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 23 ADM 23 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 23: RECORDS COMMON TO MOST OFFICES September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule provides for the disposal of certain records common to most offices. It covers administrative subject files; facilitative records such as suspense files, tracking and control records, calendars, and indexes; and documents of transitory value. This schedule does not apply to any materials determined to be non-record or to materials such as calendars or work schedules claimed as personal. Office Administrative Files described under item 1 are records retained by an originating office as its record of initiation of an action, request, or response to requests for information. This item may be

9

Microsoft Word - ADM 6  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 6 ADM 6 REV 2 September 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 6: ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule covers accountable officers' returns and related records, including records under the cognizance of the General Accountability Office (GAO). Accountable officers' accounts include record copies of all records concerned with the accounting for, availability, and status of public funds. There are several types of "accountable officers," such as: (a) the collecting officer, who receives monies owed to the Federal Government and ensures that it is credited to the proper account; (b) the disbursing officer who is responsible for providing documentation to GAO, since he/she accomplishes the actual payment of public monies to proper Federal creditors; and (c) the

10

Microsoft Word - ADM 21  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 21 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 21: AUDIOVISUAL RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule covers audiovisual and related records created by or for Department and those acquired in the normal course of business. For audiovisual records that are not described in this schedule, an SF 115, Request for Records Disposition Authority, must be submitted to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Audiovisual records include still and motion picture photography, graphic materials, and sound and video recordings. Related documentation includes (1) production files or other files documenting the creation, justification, ownership, and rights to the records and (2)

11

ADM Cabrera JV | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

to: navigation, search Name: ADM Cabrera JV Place: Sao Jose do Rio Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil Product: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) and Grupo Cabrera have formed a...

12

ADM 12 PDF | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

2 PDF ADM 12 PDF ADM 12.pdf More Documents & Publications ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 12: COMMUNICATIONS RECORDS Communications Records Administrative Records Schedule:...

13

ADM 6 PDF | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 PDF ADM 6 PDF ADM 6.pdf More Documents & Publications ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 6: ACCOUNTABLE OFFICERS' ACCOUNTS RECORDS ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 6: ACCOUNTABLE...

14

ADM 21 PDF | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

21 PDF ADM 21 PDF ADM 21.pdf More Documents & Publications ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 21:AUDIOVISUAL RECORDS (Revision 1) ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 21: AUDIOVISUAL...

15

Microsoft Word - ADM 18.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 0 ADM 18 O:\IM-23\Schedules\ADM Schedules\ADM 18.doc Rev 1 June 2007 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 18: SECURITY, EMERGENCY PLANNING, AND SAFETY RECORDS June 2007 Revision 1 Protection program records include the various files created by the Department to control and protect safeguards and security interests (e.g., classified information, sensitive unclassified information, special nuclear materials, nuclear weapons, other Government property); to protect Departmental facilities from unauthorized entry, sabotage, or loss; to ensure the adequacy of protective measures at privately-owned plants given security cognizance by the Department; and to determine eligibility for access authorization of individuals employed by DOE or its contractors.

16

Microsoft Word - ADM_1_1_.docx  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM 1 Page 1 ADM 1 Page 1 Rev 3 September 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 1: PERSONNEL RECORDS September 2010 Revision 3 As do all Administrative Records Schedules (ADMs), ADM-1 covers records of the Department and its contractors. The records include, employee concerns programs, labor agreements and negotiations, labor relations, academic and outreach programs, apprenticeship programs, job vacancies, unemployment compensation, recruitment and employee health. The most important types of records are the Official Personnel Folders, the Service Record Cards, and the Employee Medical Folders. Those for Federal employees are maintained according to The Guide to Personnel Recordkeeping, an Office of Personnel Management directive that prescribes a system of recordkeeping for Federal

17

ADM Hamburg AG | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ADM Hamburg AG ADM Hamburg AG Jump to: navigation, search Name ADM Hamburg AG Place Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Zip 21107 Product Biodiesel producer with a capacity of 595m litres/year. Coordinates 53.553345°, 9.992455° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":53.553345,"lon":9.992455,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

18

Microsoft Word - ADM 14 Rev 2  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 ADM 14 REV 2 December 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 14: INFORMATIONAL SERVICES RECORDS December 2010 Revision 2 This schedule covers certain records pertaining to informational services performed by the Department in their day-to-day affairs and in their relations with the public, including records created in administering Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act ) programs. Except as otherwise specified in individual items, it applies to copies of these records wherever located. Item 4 applies only to files maintained in office responsible for the operation of the information activities. Items 11 through 15 describe the files accumulated in carrying out the provisions of the FOIA, and items 21 through 26 describe the files created in administering the provisions of the Privacy Act. Items 31

19

Natjonal Nuclespr Security Adm/nistration PANTEX SITE OFFICE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Natjonal Nuclespr Security Adm/nistration Natjonal Nuclespr Security Adm/nistration PANTEX SITE OFFICE CT MANAGEMENT PLAN CONTRACT NO. DE-AC04-00AL66620 With Babcock &Wilcox Technical Services Pantex, LLC (B&W Pantex) z,/

20

MHK Projects/ADM 3 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ADM 3 ADM 3 < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":53.8489,"lon":-9.89272,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


21

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN ADVANCED WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN PATENT RIGHTS UNDER ITS SUBCONTRACT WITH THE NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION; DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC36- 00GO10596; W(A)-00-029; CH-1045 The Petitioner, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), is a subcontractor of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), a nonprofit organization, under DOE Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC36-00GO10596 entitled "Separation of Corn Fiber and Subsequent Conversion of Fuels and Chemicals". The agreement is essentially a teaming arrangement between ADM, NCGA and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). ADM has requested an advanced waiver of domestic and foreign patent rights for all subject inventions of its employees arising from its work under its subcontract.

22

Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility May 22, 2012 - 9:38am Addthis Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discovered a viable way to deliver propylene glycol from feedstock, including glycerin byproducts. ADM licensed that technology and in 2010 completed construction and commissioning of its full-scale production facility for the sole purpose of commercializing the PGRS process. View the entire Lab Breakthrough playlist. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Created a renewable alternative to petroleum-based propylene glycol. Primarily, it found a way to do the chemistry efficiently and

23

Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility Lab Breakthrough: ADM Leads to Petroleum-Free Glycol Production Facility May 22, 2012 - 9:38am Addthis Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discovered a viable way to deliver propylene glycol from feedstock, including glycerin byproducts. ADM licensed that technology and in 2010 completed construction and commissioning of its full-scale production facility for the sole purpose of commercializing the PGRS process. View the entire Lab Breakthrough playlist. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What does this project do? Created a renewable alternative to petroleum-based propylene glycol. Primarily, it found a way to do the chemistry efficiently and

24

Below is a list of courses that may not be taken for credit towards the BBA or iBBA program AP/ADMS 1000 3.00 Introduction to Administrative Studies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

/ADMS 3330 3.00 Quantitative Methods II AP/ADMS 3351 3.00 Operations Management AP/ADMS 3400 3.00 Occupational Health and Safety AP/ADMS 3410 3.00 Training and Development AP/ADMS 3420 3.00 Employment Law AP and Management Skills AP/ADMS 3450 3.00 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion AP/ADMS 3470 3.00 Recruitment, Selection

25

STATEMENT OF CONSIDERATIONS REQUEST BY ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY (ADM) FOR AN ADVANCE WAIVER OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN PATENT RIGHTS UNDER ITS SUBCONTRACT WITH THE NATIONAL CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION; DOE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NO. DE-FC36- 03G013147; W(A)04-024; CH1193 The Petitioner, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM), is a subcontractor of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA), a nonprofit organization, under DOE Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC36-03G013147 entitled "Separation of Corn Fiber and Subsequent Conversion of Fuels and Chemicals, Phase II: Pilot-scale Operation." The initial phase of this work was undertaken under DOE Contract No. DE-FC36-00GO10596 for which an advance waiver of patent rights was approved on May 1, 2001 (W(A)-00-029, CH-1045). This agreement

26

ADM, Cargill lose bid to end suit over corn-syrup price-fixing WASHINGTON, D.C. --Archer Daniels Midland Co., Cargill Inc. and another maker of corn sweeteners must face a trial  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, an animal feed additive. ADM and closely held Cargill are the two biggest rivals in the $3 billion U. The justices, without comment Monday, declined to hear arguments by ADM, Cargill and A.E. Staley Manufacturing

Manga, Michael

27

isotopic ratio | EMSL  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

isotopic ratio isotopic ratio Leads No leads are available at this time. Magnesium behavior and structural defects in Mg+ ion implanted silicon carbide. Abstract: As a candidate...

28

Microsoft Word - ADM 3  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3 3 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 3: PROCUREMENT, SUPPLY, AND GRANT RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 Procurement and supply records document the acquisition of goods and non-personal services, controlling the volume of stock on hand, reporting procurement needs, and related supply matters which are part of daily procurement operations. The basic procurement files reflect a considerable range of procedure, from simple, small purchases to complicated prime contractor and subcontractor operations. Any records created prior to 1895 must first be offered to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for appraisal before applying the disposal instructions. Frequently copies of procurement papers become integral parts of other files, such as

29

Microsoft Word - ADM 20  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

20 20 REV 2 September 2010 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 20: ELECTRONIC RECORDS September 2010 Revision 2 This schedule authorizes the disposition of specified electronic records and hard-copy or microform records and are integrally related to them. The electronic records may either be created or received. Included are records created by computer operators, programmers, analysts, systems administrators, and all personnel with access to a computer. Disposition authority is provided for certain master files, including some tables that are components of data base management systems, and certain files created from master files for specific purposes. In addition, this schedule covers certain disposable electronic records produced by end users in office automation applications. These disposition authorities apply to the

30

Microsoft Word - ADM 18  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Emergency planning records include correspondence, administrative and case files, and test documentation. Safety records include those that demonstrate the capability for, and...

31

Adm9912.PDF  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

to develop a unified fish plan and (3) make BPA' s assets and people a major part of a regional transmission organization. BPA' s near-term efforts to maintain regional value...

32

Microsoft Word - ADM 5  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

5 5 REV 2 December 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 5: BUDGET PREPARATION, PRESENTATION, AND APPORTIONMENT RECORDS December 2010 Revision 2 Budget and apportionment records include the various files accumulated in the course of formulating the budget for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and to the Congress; in defending its requests for funds before both bodies; and after enactment of an appropriation bill, in ensuring that the funds are used in such a way as to suffice for the appropriate period of time. OMB makes the funds available. The Department indicates and justifies regularly with OMB the proposed rate of expenditure. After the funds have been made available, the controls over the funds are in expenditure

33

Microsoft Word - ADM 4  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 Rev 2 December 2010 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 4: PROPERTY DISPOSAL RECORDS December 2010 Revision 2 These records pertain to the sales by agencies of real and personal property surplus to the needs of the Government. In no event may disposal be made of records pertaining to accounts, claims, or demands involving the Government of the United States which have not been settled or adjusted by the General Accounting Office without written approval of the Comptroller General, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3309. Three forms are prescribed for use by an agency selling surplus personal property under GSA regulations: a. Standard Form 114 (SF-114), Sale of Government Property, Invitation, Bid, and Acceptance. Related papers that are maintained by the agencies,

34

Cost-Effectiveness Ratio  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The cost?effectiveness ratio (CER) is acalculation that summarizes the intervention's net cost and effectiveness. The three types of CER are: the average cost?effectiveness ratio (ACER), the marginal cost?...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

35

EMSL - isotopic ratio  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

isotopic-ratio en Magnesium behavior and structural defects in Mg+ ion implanted silicon carbide. http:www.emsl.pnl.govemslwebpublicationsmagnesium-behavior-and-structural-def...

36

ARM - Measurement - Isotope ratio  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

govMeasurementsIsotope ratio govMeasurementsIsotope ratio ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Isotope ratio Ratio of stable isotope concentrations. Categories Atmospheric Carbon, Atmospheric State Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments FLASK : Flask Samplers for Carbon Cycle Gases and Isotopes Field Campaign Instruments FLASK : Flask Samplers for Carbon Cycle Gases and Isotopes Datastreams FLASK : Flask Samplers for Carbon Cycle Gases and Isotopes

37

Peak power ratio generator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A peak power ratio generator is described for measuring, in combination with a conventional power meter, the peak power level of extremely narrow pulses in the gigahertz radio frequency bands. The present invention in a preferred embodiment utilizes a tunnel diode and a back diode combination in a detector circuit as the only high speed elements. The high speed tunnel diode provides a bistable signal and serves as a memory device of the input pulses for the remaining, slower components. A hybrid digital and analog loop maintains the peak power level of a reference channel at a known amount. Thus, by measuring the average power levels of the reference signal and the source signal, the peak power level of the source signal can be determined.

Moyer, Robert D. (Albuquerque, NM)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

38

Models of isospin violating ADM  

SciTech Connect

The isospin violating dark matter (IVDM) scenario offers an interesting possibility to reconcile conflicting results among direct dark matter search experiments for a mass range around 10 GeV. We consider two simple renormalizable IVDM models with a complex scalar dark matter and a Dirac fermion dark matter, respectively, whose stability is ensured by the conservation of dark matter number. Although both models successfully work as the IVDM scenario with destructive interference between effective couplings to proton and neutron, the dark matter annihilation cross section is found to exceed the cosmological/astrophysical upper bounds. Then, we propose a simple scenario to reconcile the IVDM scenario with the cosmological/astrophysical bounds, namely, the IVDM being asymmetric. We also discuss collider experimental constraints on the models and an implication to Higgs boson physics.

Okada, Nobuchika [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 (United States); Seto, Osamu [Department of Life Science and Technology, Hokkai-Gakuen University, Sapporo 062-8605 (Japan)

2014-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

39

Energy Profit Ratio Compared  

SciTech Connect

We need more oil energy to take out oil under the ground. Limit resources make us consider other candidates of energy source instead of oil. Electricity shall be the main role more and more like electric vehicles and air conditioners so we should consider electricity generation ways. When we consider what kind of electric power generation is the best or suitable, we should not only power generation plant but whole process from mining to power generation. It is good way to use EPR, Energy Profit Ratio, to analysis which type is more efficient and which part is to do research and development when you see the input breakdown analysis. Electricity by the light water nuclear power plant, the hydrogen power plant and the geothermal power plant are better candidates from EPR analysis. Forecasting the world primly energy supply in 2050, it is said that the demand will be double of the demand in 2000 and the supply will not be able to satisfy the demand in 2050. We should save 30% of the demand and increase nuclear power plants 3.5 times more and recyclable energy like hydropower plants 3 times more. When the nuclear power plants are 3.5 times more then uranium peak will come and we will need breed uranium. I will analysis the EPR of FBR. Conclusion: A) the EPR of NPS in Japan is 17.4 and it is the best of all. B) Many countries will introduce new nuclear power plants rapidly may be 3.5 times in 2050. C) Uranium peak will happen around 2050. (author)

Amano, Osamu [2-11-1, Iwado Kita, Komae-shi, Tokyo 201-8511 (Japan)

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

40

" Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

" Level: National Data; " " Row: Values of Shipments within NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." ,,,,"Consumption" ,,,"Consumption","per...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


41

ARM - Measurement - Backscatter depolarization ratio  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

govMeasurementsBackscatter depolarization ratio govMeasurementsBackscatter depolarization ratio ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Backscatter depolarization ratio The ratio of cross polarized to co-polarized elastic backscatter. Categories Aerosols Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments HSRL : High Spectral Resolution Lidar RL : Raman Lidar Field Campaign Instruments HSRL : High Spectral Resolution Lidar MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai MPL-AIR : Micropulse Lidar- Airborne

42

Envera Variable Compression Ratio Engine  

SciTech Connect

Aggressive engine downsizing, variable compression ratio and use of the Atkinson cycle are being combined to improve fuel economy by up to 40 percent relative to port fuel injected gasoline engines, while maintaining full engine power. Approach Engine downsizing is viewed by US and foreign automobile manufacturers as one of the best options for improving fuel economy. While this strategy has already demonstrated a degree of success, downsizing and fuel economy gains are currently limited. With new variable compression ratio technology however, the degree of engine downsizing and fuel economy improvement can be greatly increased. A small variable compression ratio (VCR) engine has the potential to return significantly higher vehicle fuel economy while also providing high power. Affordability and potential for near term commercialization are key attributes of the Envera VCR engine. VCR Technology To meet torque and power requirements, a smaller engine needs to do more work per stroke. This is typically accomplished by boosting the incoming charge with either a turbo or supercharger so that more energy is present in the cylinder per stroke to do the work. With current production engines the degree of engine boosting (which correlates to downsizing) is limited by detonation (combustion knock) at high boost levels. Additionally, the turbo or supercharger needs to be responsive and efficient while providing the needed boost. VCR technology eliminates the limitation of engine knock at high load levels by reducing compression ratio to {approx}9:1 (or whatever level is appropriate) when high boost pressures are needed. By reducing the compression ratio during high load demand periods there is increased volume in the cylinder at top dead center (TDC) which allows more charge (or energy) to be present in the cylinder without increasing the peak pressure. Cylinder pressure is thus kept below the level at which the engine would begin to knock. When loads on the engine are low the compression ratio can be raised (to as much as 18:1) providing high engine efficiency. It is important to recognize that for a well designed VCR engine cylinder pressure does not need to be higher than found in current production turbocharged engines. As such, there is no need for a stronger crankcase, bearings and other load bearing parts within the VCR engine. The Envera VCR mechanism uses an eccentric carrier approach to adjust engine compression ratio. The crankshaft main bearings are mounted in this eccentric carrier or 'crankshaft cradle' and pivoting the eccentric carrier 30 degrees adjusts compression ratio from 9:1 to 18:1. The eccentric carrier is made up of a casting that provides rigid support for the main bearings, and removable upper bearing caps. Oil feed to the main bearings transits through the bearing cap fastener sockets. The eccentric carrier design was chosen for its low cost and rigid support of the main bearings. A control shaft and connecting links are used to pivot the eccentric carrier. The control shaft mechanism features compression ratio lock-up at minimum and maximum compression ratio settings. The control shaft method of pivoting the eccentric carrier was selected due to its lock-up capability. The control shaft can be rotated by a hydraulic actuator or an electric motor. The engine shown in Figures 3 and 4 has a hydraulic actuator that was developed under the current program. In-line 4-cylinder engines are significantly less expensive than V engines because an entire cylinder head can be eliminated. The cost savings from eliminating cylinders and an entire cylinder head will notably offset the added cost of the VCR and supercharging. Replacing V6 and V8 engines with in-line VCR 4-cylinder engines will provide high fuel economy at low cost. Numerous enabling technologies exist which have the potential to increase engine efficiency. The greatest efficiency gains are realized when the right combination of advanced and new technologies are packaged together to provide the greatest gains at the least cost. Aggressive engine downsiz

Charles Mendler

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

43

Weather-Corrected Performance Ratio  

SciTech Connect

Photovoltaic (PV) system performance depends on both the quality of the system and the weather. One simple way to communicate the system performance is to use the performance ratio (PR): the ratio of the electricity generated to the electricity that would have been generated if the plant consistently converted sunlight to electricity at the level expected from the DC nameplate rating. The annual system yield for flat-plate PV systems is estimated by the product of the annual insolation in the plane of the array, the nameplate rating of the system, and the PR, which provides an attractive way to estimate expected annual system yield. Unfortunately, the PR is, again, a function of both the PV system efficiency and the weather. If the PR is measured during the winter or during the summer, substantially different values may be obtained, making this metric insufficient to use as the basis for a performance guarantee when precise confidence intervals are required. This technical report defines a way to modify the PR calculation to neutralize biases that may be introduced by variations in the weather, while still reporting a PR that reflects the annual PR at that site given the project design and the project weather file. This resulting weather-corrected PR gives more consistent results throughout the year, enabling its use as a metric for performance guarantees while still retaining the familiarity this metric brings to the industry and the value of its use in predicting actual annual system yield. A testing protocol is also presented to illustrate the use of this new metric with the intent of providing a reference starting point for contractual content.

Dierauf, T.; Growitz, A.; Kurtz, S.; Cruz, J. L. B.; Riley, E.; Hansen, C.

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

44

Microsoft Word - Final EA- ADM.doc  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Greenhouse gases (GHG) are components of the atmosphere that contribute to the greenhouse effect and global warming. Some greenhouse gases occur naturally in the atmosphere,...

45

Microsoft Word - Final EA- ADM.doc  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 8 Final Environmental Assessment Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ICCS) Area 1 Project "CO 2 Capture from Biofuels Production and Sequestration into the Mt. Simon Sandstone" Archer Daniels Midland Company Decatur, Illinois For U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory DE-FE0001547 April 2011 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This report was prepared with the support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) under Award No. DE-FE0001547 (Recovery Act - Industrial Carbon Capture and Sequestration (ICCS) Area 1 Project/National Energy Technology Laboratory/Office of Fossil Energy). INTENTIONALLY LEFT BLANK COVER SHEET Responsible Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Title: CO 2 Capture from Biofuels Production and Sequestration into the Mt. Simon Sandstone

46

Abundance Ratios in Early-Type Galaxies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Although evidence is accumulating that abundance ratios in galaxies are often non-solar, they are far from understood. I resume the current evidence for non-solar abundance ratios, supplementing the recent review by Worthey (1998) with some new results. It appears that the Mg/Fe abundance ratio only depends on the mass of the galaxy, not on the formation time-scale. For massive galaxies [Mg/Fe] > 0, while small galaxies show solar abundance ratios. Information about abundances of other element is scarce, but new evidence is given that [Ca/Fe] is solar, or slightly lower than solar, contrary to what is expected for an alpha-element.

Reynier Peletier

1999-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

47

Thermal photons to dileptons ratio at LHC  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is shown that the ratio of transverse momentum (p_T) distribution of thermal photons to dileptons produced in heavy ion collisions reaches a plateau above p_T=1 GeV. We argue that the value of the ratio in the plateau region can be used to estimate the initial temperature.

Jajati K. Nayak; Jan-e Alam; Sourav Sarkar; Bikash Sinha

2007-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

48

DOE  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

DOE DOE /E/A- 0202( 83//Q J Sh or t-T er m En er gy O ut lo ok a to m Quar terly Proje ction s Febru ary 1983 Ene rgy Info rma tion Adm inist ratio n Was hing ton, D.C. t rt jrt .or t lor t lor t .lor t- ior t- ior t <.o rt ort . m .er m -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -Te rm -T erm -T erm -T erm Nrm ue rgy En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y En erg y ^n erg y Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Ou tlo ok Sh ort -T erm 1 Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm Sh ort -T erm

49

Isotope ratio determination in boron analysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Traditionally, boron (B) isotope ratios have been determined using thermal ionization...+, Cs+, or O-...for analyte ionization. TIMS can be used in negative or positive ion modes with high sensitivity and precisi...

Ram N. Sah; Patrick H. Brown

1998-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

50

Fuel Equivalence Ratio Imaging for Methane Jets  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A 2-D fuel/oxygen equivalence ratio imaging system has been developed. The technique exploits the efficient quenching of the fluorescence of organic molecules by molecular oxygen in...

Ni, T Q; Melton, L A

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

51

Viscosity to entropy ratio at extremality  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assuming gauge theory realization at the boundary, we show that the viscosity to entropy ratio is 1/(4 pi) where the bulk is represented by a large class of extremal black holes in anti-de Sitter space. In particular, this class includes multiple R-charged black holes in various dimensions.

Sayan K. Chakrabarti; Sachin Jain; Sudipta Mukherji

2009-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

52

Fission Product Ratios as Treaty Monitoring Discriminants  

SciTech Connect

The International Monitoring System (IMS) of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is currently under construction. The IMS is intended for monitoring of nuclear explosions. The radionuclide branch of the IMS monitors the atmosphere for short-lived radioisotopes indicative of a nuclear weapon test, and includes field collection and measurement stations, as well as laboratories to provide reanalysis of the most important samples and a quality control function. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington hosts the United States IMS laboratory, with the designation RL16. Since acute reactor containment failures and chronic reactor leakage may also produce similar isotopes, it is tempting to compute ratios of detected isotopes to determine the relevance of an event to the treaty or agreement in question. In this paper we will note several shortcomings of simple isotopic ratios: (1) fractionation of different chemical species, (2) difficulty in comparing isotopes within a single element, (3) the effect of unknown decay times. While these shortcomings will be shown in the light of an aerosol sample, several of the problems extend to xenon isotopic ratios. The result of the difficulties listed above is that considerable human expertise will be required to convert a simple mathematical ratio into a criterion which will reliably categorize an event as reactor or weapon.

Miley, Harry S.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Greenwood, Lawrence R.; Arthur, Richard J.

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

53

Blowing Ratio Effects on Film Cooling Effectiveness  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The research focuses on testing the film cooling effectiveness on a gas turbine blade suction side surface. The test is performed on a five bladed cascade with a blow down facility. Four different blowing ratios are used in this study, which are 0...

Liu, Kuo-Chun

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

54

Theater SBI cost-effectiveness ratios  

SciTech Connect

To address M missiles spaced at intervals longer than the constillation reconstitution time t, the defense needs at the absentee ratio N{sub a} of SBIs to fill the belt plus the M SBIs needed for the intercepts; the resulting cost effectiveness scales as M/(M + N{sub a}). N{sub a} is large and CER small for small ranges and numbers of missiles. For several-hundred missile threats, CERs are greater than unity for ranges of interest.

Canavan, G.H.

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

55

A Natural Gas, High Compression Ratio, High Efficiency ICRE ...  

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

A Natural Gas, High Compression Ratio, High Efficiency ICRE A Natural Gas, High Compression Ratio, High Efficiency ICRE Using natural gas and gasoline modeling, indications are...

56

Table E7.1. Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 1998  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1. Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 1998;" " Level: National and Regional Data; " " Row: Values of Shipments and Employment Sizes;" " Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit:...

57

Development of a Micropyrolyzer for Enhanced Isotope Ratio Measurement...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Micropyrolyzer for Enhanced Isotope Ratio Measurement. Development of a Micropyrolyzer for Enhanced Isotope Ratio Measurement. Abstract: This paper presents design, fabrication and...

58

CO (Carbon Monoxide Mixing Ratio System) Handbook  

SciTech Connect

The main function of the CO instrument is to provide continuous accurate measurements of carbon monoxide mixing ratio at the ARM SGP Central Facility (CF) 60-meter tower (36.607 N, 97.489 W, 314 meters above sea level). The essential feature of the control and data acquisition system is to record signals from a Thermo Electron 48C and periodically calibrate out zero and span drifts in the instrument using the combination of a CO scrubber and two concentrations of span gas (100 and 300 ppb CO in air). The system was deployed on May 25, 2005.

Biraud, S

2011-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

59

Implications of Fast Reactor Transuranic Conversion Ratio  

SciTech Connect

Theoretically, the transuranic conversion ratio (CR), i.e. the transuranic production divided by transuranic destruction, in a fast reactor can range from near zero to about 1.9, which is the average neutron yield from Pu239 minus 1. In practice, the possible range will be somewhat less. We have studied the implications of transuranic conversion ratio of 0.0 to 1.7 using the fresh and discharge fuel compositions calculated elsewhere. The corresponding fissile breeding ratio ranges from 0.2 to 1.6. The cases below CR=1 (burners) do not have blankets; the cases above CR=1 (breeders) have breeding blankets. The burnup was allowed to float while holding the maximum fluence to the cladding constant. We graph the fuel burnup and composition change. As a function of transuranic conversion ratio, we calculate and graph the heat, gamma, and neutron emission of fresh fuel; whether the material is attractive for direct weapon use using published criteria; the uranium utilization and rate of consumption of natural uranium; and the long-term radiotoxicity after fuel discharge. For context, other cases and analyses are included, primarily once-through light water reactor (LWR) uranium oxide fuel at 51 MWth-day/kg-iHM burnup (UOX-51). For CR<1, the heat, gamma, and neutron emission increase as material is recycled. The uranium utilization is at or below 1%, just as it is in thermal reactors as both types of reactors require continuing fissile support. For CR>1, heat, gamma, and neutron emission decrease with recycling. The uranium utilization exceeds 1%, especially as all the transuranic elements are recycled. exceeds 1%, especially as all the transuranic elements are recycled. At the system equilibrium, heat and gamma vary by somewhat over an order of magnitude as a function of CR. Isotopes that dominate heat and gamma emission are scattered throughout the actinide chain, so the modest impact of CR is unsurprising. Neutron emitters are preferentially found among the higher actinides, so the neutron emission varies much stronger with CR, about three orders of magnitude.

Steven J. Piet; Edward A. Hoffman; Samuel E. Bays

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

60

High aspect ratio, remote controlled pumping assembly  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A miniature dual syringe-type pump assembly which has a high aspect ratio and which is remotely controlled, for use such as in a small diameter penetrometer cone or well packer used in water contamination applications. The pump assembly may be used to supply and remove a reagent to a water contamination sensor, for example, and includes a motor, gearhead and motor encoder assembly for turning a drive screw for an actuator which provides pushing on one syringe and pulling on the other syringe for injecting new reagent and withdrawing used reagent from an associated sensor.

Brown, Steve B. (Livermore, CA); Milanovich, Fred P. (Lafayette, CA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


61

Meteorological Effects on Air/Fuel Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1. "Temperature Compensat d Air/Fuel Ratio Control on a Recuperated Furnace," by J. L. Ferri. GTE Products Corporation, Towanda, PA, lECTC '83 2. Chemical Engineers Handbook, PerTY and Chilton, 5th ed.., (McGraw Hlln, p. 12-7. 3. "Technology..., E = (100 ... 10) (ill) - 100 = 17.2% excess a . 2 Example 2 A furnace uses recuperators which prehe~t the combustion air to 1200 OF using 30 OF air. WithJlOO OF air, the preheated air temperature will be approxIjrnately 1270 OF, a 70 OF increase...

Ferri, J. L.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

62

Flexible Conversion Ratio Fast Reactor Systems Evaluation  

SciTech Connect

Conceptual designs of lead-cooled and liquid salt-cooled fast flexible conversion ratio reactors were developed. Both concepts have cores reated at 2400 MWt placed in a large-pool-type vessel with dual-free level, which also contains four intermediate heat exchanges coupling a primary coolant to a compact and efficient supercritical CO2 Brayton cycle power conversion system. Decay heat is removed passively using an enhanced Reactor Vessel Auxiliary Cooling System and a Passive Secondary Auxiliary Cooling System. The most important findings were that (1) it is feasible to design the lead-cooled and salt-cooled reactor with the flexible conversion ratio (CR) in the range of CR=0 and CR=1 n a manner that achieves inherent reactor shutdown in unprotected accidents, (2) the salt-cooled reactor requires Lithium thermal Expansion Modules to overcme the inherent salt coolant's large positive coolant temperature reactivity coefficient, (3) the preferable salt for fast spectrum high power density cores is NaCl-Kcl-MgCl2 as opposed to fluoride salts due to its better themal-hydraulic and neutronic characteristics, and (4) both reactor, but attain power density 3 times smaller than that of the sodium-cooled reactor.

Neil Todreas; Pavel Hejzlar

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

63

Abundance ratios in hierarchical galaxy formation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The chemical enrichment and stellar abundance ratios of galaxies which form in a hierarchical clustering scheme are calculated. For this purpose I adopt the star formation histories (SFH) as they are delivered by semi-analytic models in Kauffmann (1996}. It turns out that the average SFH of cluster ellipticals does not yield globally alpha-enhanced stellar populations. The star burst that occurs when the elliptical forms in the major merger plays therefore a crucial role in producing alpha-enhancement. Only under the assumption that the IMF is significantly flattened with respect to the Salpeter value during the burst, a Mg/Fe overabundant population can be obtained. In particular for the interpretation of radial gradients in metallicity and alpha-enhancement, the mixing of global and burst populations are of great importance. The model predicts bright field galaxies to be less alpha-enhanced than their counterparts in clusters.

D. Thomas

1999-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

64

Final Report on Isotope Ratio Techniques for Light Water Reactors  

SciTech Connect

The Isotope Ratio Method (IRM) is a technique for estimating the energy or plutonium production in a fission reactor by measuring isotope ratios in non-fuel reactor components. The isotope ratios in these components can then be directly related to the cumulative energy production with standard reactor modeling methods.

Gerlach, David C.; Gesh, Christopher J.; Hurley, David E.; Mitchell, Mark R.; Meriwether, George H.; Reid, Bruce D.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Poisson's ratio and porosity at Coso geothermal area, California | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Poisson's ratio and porosity at Coso geothermal area, California Poisson's ratio and porosity at Coso geothermal area, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Poisson's ratio and porosity at Coso geothermal area, California Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: High-resolution, three-dimensional, compressional and shear wave velocity models, derived from microearthquake traveltimes, are used to map the distribution of Poisson's ratio and porosity at Coso Geothermal Area, Inyo County, California. Spatial resolution of the three-dimensional Poisson's ratio and porosity distributions is estimated to be 0.5 km horizontally and 0.8 km vertically. Model uncertainties, + or -1% in the interior and + or -2.3% around the edge of the model, are estimated by a jackknife method. We use perturbations of r = V p /V s ratio and Psi = V p

66

Table 6.2 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

2 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" 2 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" " Level: National and Regional Data; " " Row: Values of Shipments and Employment Sizes;" " Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." ,,,"Consumption" " ",,"Consumption","per Dollar"," " " ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","RSE" "Economic","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Row" "Characteristic(a)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","Factors"

67

" Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2006;" 3 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2006;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: Values of Shipments within NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." ,,,,"Consumption" ,,,"Consumption","per Dollar" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","of Value" "NAICS",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristic(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)" ,,"Total United States" " 311 - 339","ALL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES"

68

" Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

3 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" 3 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" " Level: National Data; " " Row: Values of Shipments within NAICS Codes;" " Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." " "," ",,,"Consumption"," " " "," ",,"Consumption","per Dollar" " "," ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","RSE" "NAICS",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Row" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristic(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","Factors"

69

GUM Analysis for TIMS and SIMS Isotopic Ratios in Graphite  

SciTech Connect

This report describes GUM calculations for TIMS and SIMS isotopic ratio measurements of reactor graphite samples. These isotopic ratios are used to estimate reactor burn-up, and currently consist of various ratios of U, Pu, and Boron impurities in the graphite samples. The GUM calculation is a propagation of error methodology that assigns uncertainties (in the form of standard error and confidence bound) to the final estimates.

Heasler, Patrick G.; Gerlach, David C.; Cliff, John B.; Petersen, Steven L.

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

Dual equilibrium in a finite aspect ratio tokamak  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

achievable in conventional tokamaks. Previous research hasin a ?nite aspect ratio tokamak P. -A. Gourdain a , b ,? ,fusion reactor is the tokamak concept, a closed magnetic

Gourdain, P A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

13-Energy Efficiency Ratio Window Air Conditioner | Department...  

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

Window Air Conditioner 13-Energy Efficiency Ratio Window Air Conditioner Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN Partners: General Electric - Fairfield, CT...

72

IEA Workshop 59 Shape and Aspect Ratio Optimization for  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IEA Workshop 59 Shape and Aspect Ratio Optimization for High Beta, Steady-State Tokamak SCOPE tokamak DEMO reactor. Many present tokamaks are addressing such operation for ITER and DEMO. Shape and aspect ratio is particularly important for achieving high beta and also for the optimization of edge

73

Prominence seismology using the period ratio of transverse thread oscillations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

74

MHK Projects/ADM 4 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

4 4 < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":55.3297,"lon":-3.4364,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

75

GIFTS AND BUSINESS COURTESIES NMHC ADM 01.0013  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Date: 12/21/2012 Title: GIFTS AND OTHER BUSINESS COURTESIES FROM VENDORS, REFERRAL RECIPIENTS or Business Courtesies from Vendors, Referral Recipients, and patients, and to ensure compliance with all a Vendor or Referral Recipient that (a) he or she knows or should know is being offered with the intent

Chisholm, Rex L.

76

MHK Projects/ADM 5 | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

5 5 < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.4169,"lon":-8.2253,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

77

Oxygen And Carbon Isotope Ratios Of Hydrothermal Minerals From Yellowstone  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Oxygen And Carbon Isotope Ratios Of Hydrothermal Minerals From Yellowstone Oxygen And Carbon Isotope Ratios Of Hydrothermal Minerals From Yellowstone Drill Cores Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Oxygen And Carbon Isotope Ratios Of Hydrothermal Minerals From Yellowstone Drill Cores Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Oxygen and carbon isotope ratios were measured for hydrothermal minerals (silica, clay and calcite) from fractures and vugs in altered rhyolite, located between 28 and 129 m below surface (in situ temperatures ranging from 81 to 199°C) in Yellowstone drill holes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanism of formation of these minerals. The Δ18O values of the thirty-two analyzed silica samples (quartz, chalcedony, α-cristobalite, and β-cristobalite) range from -7.5 to +2.8‰. About one

78

The Ne/O abundance ratio in the quiet Sun  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Aims: To determine the neon-to-oxygen abundance in the quiet Sun, a proxy for the photospheric abundance ratio. Method: An emission measure method applied to extreme ultraviolet emission lines of Ne IV-VI and O III-V ions observed by the Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer on the SOHO satellite. Results: The average Ne/O abundance ratio in supergranule cell centre regions is 0.18 +/- 0.05, while in supergranule network regions is 0.16 +/- 0.04. A photospheric Ne/O ratio of 0.17 +/- 0.05 is suggested, in good agreement with the most recent compilation of solar photospheric abundances, but discrepant with a recent Ne/O ratio derived from stellar X-ray spectra and revised neon abundances suggested from solar interior models.

P. R. Young

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

79

Development of High Expansion Ratio Helium Turbo Expander  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The authors developed a high expansion ratio radial inflow turbine for a helium liquefier of 100 L/h capacity for use with a 70 MW superconductive generator. The following results were obtained from this devel...

N. Ino; A. Machida; K. Ttsugawa; Y. Arai; M. Matsuki

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

80

TOKAMAK REACTOR DESIGNS AS A FUNCTION OF ASPECT RATIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GA­A23168 TOKAMAK REACTOR DESIGNS AS A FUNCTION OF ASPECT RATIO by C.P.C. WONG and R.D. STAMBAUGH or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof. #12;GA­A23168 TOKAMAK REACTOR DESIGNS JULY 1999 #12;C.P.C. WONG AND R.D. STAMBAUGH TOKAMAK REACTOR DESIGNS AS A FUNCTION OF ASPECT RATIO

California at Los Angeles, University of

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


81

The E2/M1 ratio in {Delta} photoproduction  

SciTech Connect

New high-precision measurements of p({rvec {gamma}}, {pi}) and p({rvec {gamma}}, {gamma}) cross sections and beam asymmetries have been combined with other polarization ratios in a simultaneous analysis of both reactions. The E2/M1 mixing ratio for the n {r_arrow} {Delta} transition extracted from this analysis is EMR = {minus}3.0% {+-} 0.3 (stat+sys) {+-} 0.2 (model).

Hoblit, S. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Physics Dept.]|[Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (United States). Dept. of Physics; Blanpied, G. [Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (United States). Dept. of Physics; Blecher, M. [Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA (United States). Physics Dept.] [and others; LEGS Collaboration

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Increasing the transformer ratio at the Argonne wakefield accelerator  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The transformer ratio is defined as the ratio of the maximum energy gain of the witness bunch to the maximum energy loss experienced by the drive bunch (or a bunch within a multidrive bunch train). This plays an important role in the collinear wakefield acceleration scheme. A high transformer ratio is desirable since it leads to a higher overall efficiency under similar conditions (e.g. the same beam loading, the same structure, etc.). One technique to enhance the transformer ratio beyond the ordinary limit of 2 is to use a ramped bunch train. The first experimental demonstration observed a transformer ratio only marginally above 2 due to the mismatch between the drive microbunch length and the frequency of the accelerating structure [C. Jing, A. Kanareykin, J. Power, M. Conde, Z. Yusof, P. Schoessow, and W. Gai, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 144801 (2007)]. Recently, we revisited this experiment with an optimized microbunch length using a UV laser stacking technique at the Argonne Wakefield Accelerator facility and measured a transformer ratio of 3.4. Measurements and data analysis from these experiments are presented in detail.

C. Jing, J. G. Power, M. Conde, W. Liu, Z. Yusof, A. Kanareykin, and W. Gai

2011-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

83

Evidence of Self-correction of Child Sex Ratios in India: A District-Level Analysis of Child Sex Ratios From 1981 to 2011  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Sex ratios in India have become increasingly imbalanced over the past decades. We hypothesize that when sex ratios become very uneven, the shortage of girls will increase girls future value, leading sex ratio...

Nadia Diamond-Smith; David Bishai

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Hall viscosity to entropy ratio in higher derivative theories  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this paper based on the basic principles of gauge/gravity duality we compute the hall viscosity to entropy ratio in the presence of various higher derivative corrections to the dual gravitational description embedded in an asymptotically $ AdS_{4} $ space time. As the first step of our analysis, considering the back reaction we impose higher derivative corrections to the abelian gauge sector of the theory where we notice that the ratio indeed gets corrected at the leading order in the coupling. Considering the probe limit as a special case we compute this leading order correction over the fixed background of the charged black brane solution. Finally we consider higher derivative ($ R^{2} $) correction to the gravity sector of the theory where we notice that the above ratio might get corrected at the sixth derivative level.

Dibakar Roychowdhury

2014-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

85

The muon charge ratio in cosmic ray air showers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The muon charge ratio of the lateral muon density distributions in single EAS is studied by simulations, in context of recent proposals to measure this observable in coincidence with EAS observations. While effects of the hadronic interaction do not lead to significant differences of the total muon plus and muon minus content, the differences of the azimuthal variation of the muon densities of opposite charges and the azimuthal variation of the muon charge ratio appear to be very much pronounced, dependent on the direction of EAS incidence. This is due to the influence of the geomagnetic field which induces related effects in radio emission from extended air showers.

H. Rebel; O. Sima; A. Haungs; C. Manailescu; B. Mitrica; C. Morariu

2008-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

86

Limits on the Boron Isotopic Ratio in HD 76932  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Data in the 2090 A B region of HD 76932 have been obtained at high S/N using the HST GHRS echelle at a resolution of 90,000. This wavelength region has been previously identified as a likely candidate for observing the B11/B10 isotopic splitting. The observations do not match a calculated line profile extremely well at any abundance for any isotopic ratio. If the B abundance previously determined from observations at 2500 A is assumed, the calculated line profile is too weak, indicating a possible blending line. Assuming that the absorption at 2090 A is entirely due to boron, the best-fit total B abundance is higher than but consistent with that obtained at 2500 A, and the best-fit isotopic ratio (B11/B10) is in the range ~10:1 to ~4:1. If the absorption is not entirely due to B and there is an unknown blend, the best-fit isotopic ratio may be closer to 1:1. Future observations of a similar metal-poor star known to have unusually low B should allow us to distinguish between these two possibilities. The constraints that can be placed on the isotopic ratio based on comparisons with similar observations of HD 102870 and HD 61421 (Procyon) are also discussed.

L. M. Rebull; D. K. Duncan; S. Johansson; J. Thorburn; B. Fields

1998-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

87

Branching ratios for the beta decay of Na-21  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have measured the beta-decay branching ratio for the transition from Na-21 to the first excited state of Ne-21. A recently published test of the standard model, which was based on a measurement of the beta-nu correlation in the decay of Na-21...

Iacob, V. E.; Hardy, John C.; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Goodwin, J.; Nica, N.; Park, H. I.; Tabacaru, G.; Trache, L.; Tribble, Robert E.; Zhai, Y.; Towner, I. S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

A genetically encoded fluorescent reporter of ATP:ADP ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A genetically encoded fluorescent reporter of ATP:ADP ratio Jim Berg1,2, Yin Pun Hung1 & Gary's affinity for Mg-ATP was o100 nM, as seen for other members of the bacterial PII regulator family, a surprisingly high affinity given that normal intracellular ATP concentration is in the millimolar range. ADP

Yellen, Gary

89

Application of Resource-Ratio Theory to Hydrocarbon Biodegradation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Application of Resource-Ratio Theory to Hydrocarbon Biodegradation ... We suggest that the procedures outlined here can be used to help guide practical decisions about the nutrients that are most likely to be growth-limiting and help define the subsequent nutrient application rates. ...

Val H. Smith; David W. Graham; Dale D. Cleland

1998-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

90

Magnesium Isotope Ratios in omega Centauri Red Giants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have used high resolution observations obtained at the AAT with UHRF (R ~ 100,000) and at Gemini-S with b-HROS (R ~ 150,000) to determine magnesium isotope ratios for seven omega Centauri red giants that cover a range in iron abundance from [Fe/H] = --1.78 to --0.78 dex, and for two red giants in M4 (NGC 6121). The omega Centauri stars sample both the "primordial" (i.e., O-rich, Na and Al-poor) and the "extreme" (O-depleted, Na and Al-rich) populations in the cluster. The primordial population stars in both omega Centauri and M4 show (25Mg, 26Mg)/24 Mg isotopic ratios that are consistent with those found for the primordial population in other globular clusters with similar [Fe/H] values. The isotopic ratios for the omega Centauri extreme stars are also consistent with those for extreme population stars in other clusters. The results for the extreme population stars studied indicate that the 26Mg/24Mg ratio is highest at intermediate metallicities ([Fe/H] < --1.4 dex), and for the highest [Al/Fe] values....

Da Costa, G S; Yong, David

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

Design studies of low aspect ratio quasi-omnigenous stellarators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

optimization principles for the design of a more attractive reactor. These are 3 and 4 field period low aspect ratio quasi-omnigenous stellarators based on an optimization method that aims at improved confinement stability boundaries. 1. Configuration optimization The development of increasingly sophisticated

Martín-Solís, José Ramón

92

Holographic study of conventional and negative Poisson's ratio metallic foams  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. Inhomogeneous, non-affine deformation was observed holographically in both foam materials. Introduction in this series were determined from displacement measurements of high magnification video tapes of the tensile a very useful and reliable tool to determine the Poisson's ratio of orthotropic FRP (Fiber Reinforced

Lakes, Roderic

93

Measurement of Branching Ratio for K+?e+?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Using a 2?-sr magnetic spectrometer, the branching ratio for K+?e+? relative to that for K+??+? has been measured to be (2.42 0.42) 10-5, in good agreement with the predictions of the V-A theory.

A. R. Clark, Bruce Cork, T. Elioff, L. T. Kerth, J. F. McReynolds, David Newton, and W. A. Wenzel

1972-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

94

LITERATURE SURVEY ON ISOTOPIC ABUNDANCE RATIO MEASUREMENTS - 2001-2005  

SciTech Connect

Along with my usual weekly review of the published literature for new nuclear data, I also search for new candidates for best measurements of isotopic abundances from a single source. Most of the published articles, that I previously had found in the Research Library at the Brookhaven Lab, have already been sent to the members of the Atomic Weights Commission, by either Michael Berglund or Thomas Walczyk. In the last few days, I checked the published literature for any other articles in the areas of natural variations in isotopic abundance ratios, measurements of isotopic abundance ratios on samples of extra-terrestrial material and isotopic abundance ratio measurements performed using ICPMS instruments. Hopefully this information will be of interest to members of the Commission, the sub-committee on isotopic abundance measurements (SIAM), members of the former sub-committee on natural isotopic fractionation (SNIF), the sub-committee on extra-terrestrial isotope ratios (SETIR), the RTCE Task Group and the Guidelines Task Group, who are dealing with ICPMS and TIMS comparisons. In the following report, I categorize the publications in one of four areas. Measurements performed using either positive or negative ions with Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometer, TIMS, instruments; measurements performed on Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer, ICPMS, instruments; measurements of natural variations of the isotopic abundance ratios; and finally measurements on extra-terrestrial samples with instrumentation of either type. There is overlap in these areas. I selected out variations and ET results first and then categorized the rest of the papers by TIMS and ICPMS.

HOLDEN, N.E.

2005-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

95

The Proton Form Factor Ratio Measurements at Jefferson Lab  

SciTech Connect

The ratio of the proton form factors, G{sub Ep}/G{sub Mp}, has been measured from Q{sup 2} of 0.5 GeV{sup 2} to 8.5 GeV{sup 2}, at the Jefferson Laboratory, using the polarization transfer method. This ratio is extracted directly from the measured ratio of the transverse and longitudinal polarization components of the recoiling proton in elastic electron-proton scattering. The discovery that the proton form factor ratio measured in these experiments decreases approximately linearly with four-momentum transfer, Q{sup 2}, for values above #25;~1 GeV{sup 2}, is one of the most significant results to come out of JLab. These results have had a large impact on progress in hadronic physics; and have required a significant rethinking of nucleon structure. The increasingly common use of the double-polarization technique to measure the nucleon form factors, in the last 15 years, has resulted in a dramatic improvement of the quality of all four nucleon electromagnetic form factors, G{sub Ep}, G{sub Mp}, G{sub En} and G{sub Mn}. There is an approved experiment at JLab, GEP(V), to continue the ratio measurements to 12 GeV{sup 2}. A dedicated experimental setup, the Super Bigbite Spectrometer (SBS), will be built for this purpose. It will be equipped with a focal plane polarimeter to measure the polarization of the recoil protons. The scattered electrons will be detected in an electromagnetic calorimeter. In this presentation, I will review the status of the proton elastic electromagnetic form factors and discuss a number of theoretical approaches to describe nucleon form factors.

Punjabi, Vina A. [Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA (United States); Perdrisat, Charles F. [William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA (United States)

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Limits on the Boron Isotopic Ratio in HD 76932  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Data in the 2090 A B region of HD 76932 have been obtained at high S/N using the HST GHRS echelle at a resolution of 90,000. This wavelength region has been previously identified as a likely candidate for observing the B11/B10 isotopic splitting. The observations do not match a calculated line profile extremely well at any abundance for any isotopic ratio. If the B abundance previously determined from observations at 2500 A is assumed, the calculated line profile is too weak, indicating a possible blending line. Assuming that the absorption at 2090 A is entirely due to boron, the best-fit total B abundance is higher than but consistent with that obtained at 2500 A, and the best-fit isotopic ratio (B11/B10) is in the range ~10:1 to ~4:1. If the absorption is not entirely due to B and there is an unknown blend, the best-fit isotopic ratio may be closer to 1:1. Future observations of a similar metal-poor star known to have unusually low B should allow us to distinguish between these two possibilities. The constr...

Rebull, L M; Johansson, S; Thorburn, J; Fields, B

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

The E2/M1 ratio in {Delta} photoproduction  

SciTech Connect

The properties of the transition from the nucleon to the {Delta}(1232) serve as a benchmark for models of nucleon structure. To first order, N {r_arrow} {Delta} photo-excitation is dominated by a simple M1 quark spin-flip transition. At higher order, small L = 2 components in the N and {Delta} wavefunctions allow this excitation to proceed via an electric quadrupole transition. Since Nucleon models differ greatly on the mechanisms used to generate these L = 2 components,, the ratio of E2/M1 transitions (EMR) provides a sensitive test for structure models. Here, new high-precision measurements of p({rvec {gamma}}, {pi}) and p({rvec {gamma}}, {gamma}) cross sections and beam asymmetries have been combined with other polarization ratios in a simultaneous analysis of both reactions. Compton scattering has provided two important new constraints on the photo-pion amplitude. The E2/M1 mixing ratio for the N {r_arrow} {Delta} transition extracted from this analysis is EMR = {minus}3.0% {+-} 0.3 (stat+sys) {+-} 0.2 (model).

Sandorfi, A.M. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States). Physics Dept.; Blanpied, G. [Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (United States). Dept. of Physics; Blecher, M. [Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA (United States). Physics Dept.] [and others; LEGS Collaboration

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

Mixing Ratios of CO, CO2, CH4, and Isotope Ratios of Associated 13C, 18O,  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Air Samples, Niwot Ridge, Colorado Air Samples, Niwot Ridge, Colorado Mixing Ratios of CO, CO2, CH4, and Isotope Ratios of Associated 13C, 18O, and 2H in Air Samples from Niwot Ridge, Colorado, and Montaña de Oro, California, USA (January 2004) image Abstract graphics Graphics data Data Investigator Stanley C. Tyler Department of Earth System Science University of California Irvine, CA DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/atg.db1022 Description and Methods Air samples from Niwot Ridge, Colorado (41°N, 105°W) and Montaña de Oro, CA (35°N, 121°W) have been collected at approximately semi-monthly to monthly intervals since the mid 1990s. The beginning dates for each gas and isotope analyzed are as follows: GASLAB Flask Sampling Network Data Available (April 2003) Gas or isotope Niwot Ridge Montaña de Oro

99

Impacts of Raindrop Fall Velocity and Axis Ratio Errors on Dual-Polarization Radar Rainfall Estimation  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Motivated by the field observations of fall velocity and axis ratio deviations from predicted terminal velocity and equilibrium axis ratio values, the combined effects of raindrop fall velocity and axis ratio deviations on dual-polarization radar ...

Bin Pei; Firat Y. Testik; Mekonnen Gebremichael

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio spherical Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

element aspect ratio. Currently in the final stages of development, these tools will be applied... possible tetrahedrons (brute force) sort tetrahedrons for aspect ratio sort...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


101

Neutrino flavor ratios as diagnostic of solar WIMP annihilation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider the neutrino (and antineutrino) flavors arriving at Earth for neutrinos produced in the annihilation of weakly interacting massive particles (WIMPs) in the Sun's core. Solar-matter effects on the flavor propagation of the resulting $\\agt$ GeV neutrinos are studied analytically within a density-matrix formalism. Matter effects, including mass-state level-crossings, influence the flavor fluxes considerably. The exposition herein is somewhat pedagogical, in that it starts with adiabatic evolution of single flavors from the Sun's center, with $\\theta_{13}$ set to zero, and progresses to fully realistic processing of the flavor ratios expected in WIMP decay, from the Sun's core to the Earth. In the fully realistic calculation, non-adiabatic level-crossing is included, as are possible nonzero values for $\\theta_{13}$ and the CP-violating phase $\\delta$. Due to resonance enhancement in matter, nonzero values of $\\theta_{13}$ even smaller than a degree can noticeably affect flavor propagation. Both normal and inverted neutrino-mass hierarchies are considered. Our main conclusion is that measuring flavor ratios (in addition to energy spectra) of $\\agt$ GeV solar neutrinos can provide discrinination between WIMP models. In particular, we demonstrate the flavor differences at Earth for neutrinos from the two main classes of WIMP final states, namely $W^+ W^-$ and 95% $b \\bar{b}$ + 5% $\\tau^+\\tau^-$. Conversely, if WIMP properties were to be learned from production in future accelerators, then the flavor ratios of $\\agt$ GeV solar neutrinos might be useful for inferring $\\theta_{13}$ and the mass hierarchy.

Ralf Lehnert; Thomas J. Weiler

2007-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

102

Separated Response Function Ratios in Exclusive, Forward pi^{+/-} Electroproduction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The study of exclusive $\\pi^{\\pm}$ electroproduction on the nucleon, including separation of the various structure functions, is of interest for a number of reasons. The ratio $R_L=\\sigma_L^{\\pi^-}/\\sigma_L^{\\pi^+}$ is sensitive to isoscalar contamination to the dominant isovector pion exchange amplitude, which is the basis for the determination of the charged pion form factor from electroproduction data. A change in the value of $R_T=\\sigma_T^{\\pi^-}/\\sigma_T^{\\pi^+}$ from unity at small $-t$, to 1/4 at large $-t$, would suggest a transition from coupling to a (virtual) pion to coupling to individual quarks. Furthermore, the mentioned ratios may show an earlier approach to pQCD than the individual cross sections. We have performed the first complete separation of the four unpolarized electromagnetic structure functions above the dominant resonances in forward, exclusive $\\pi^{\\pm}$ electroproduction on the deuteron at central $Q^2$ values of 0.6, 1.0, 1.6 GeV$^2$ at $W$=1.95 GeV, and $Q^2=2.45$ GeV$^2$ at $W$=2.22 GeV. Here, we present the $L$ and $T$ cross sections, with emphasis on $R_L$ and $R_T$, and compare them with theoretical calculations. Results for the separated ratio $R_L$ indicate dominance of the pion-pole diagram at low $-t$, while results for $R_T$ are consistent with a transition between pion knockout and quark knockout mechanisms.

G. M. Huber; H. P. Blok; C. Butuceanu; D. Gaskell; T. Horn; D. J. Mack; D. Abbott; K. Aniol; H. Anklin; C. Armstrong; J. Arrington; K. Assamagan; S. Avery; O. K. Baker; B. Barrett; E. J. Beise; C. Bochna; W. Boeglin; E. J. Brash; H. Breuer; C. C. Chang; N. Chant; M. E. Christy; J. Dunne; T. Eden; R. Ent; H. Fenker; E. F. Gibson; R. Gilman; K. Gustafsson; W. Hinton; R. J. Holt; H. Jackson; S. Jin; M. K. Jones; C. E. Keppel; P. H. Kim; W. Kim; P. M. King; A. Klein; D. Koltenuk; V. Kovaltchouk; M. Liang; J. Liu; G. J. Lolos; A. Lung; D. J. Margaziotis; P. Markowitz; A. Matsumura; D. McKee; D. Meekins; J. Mitchell; T. Miyoshi; H. Mkrtchyan; B. Mueller; G. Niculescu; I. Niculescu; Y. Okayasu; L. Pentchev; C. Perdrisat; D. Pitz; D. Potterveld; V. Punjabi; L. M. Qin; P. E. Reimer; J. Reinhold; J. Roche; P. G. Roos; A. Sarty; I. K. Shin; G. R. Smith; S. Stepanyan; L. G. Tang; V. Tadevosyan; V. Tvaskis; R. L. J. van der Meer; K. Vansyoc; D. Van Westrum; S. Vidakovic; J. Volmer; W. Vulcan; G. Warren; S. A. Wood; C. Xu; C. Yan; W. -X. Zhao; X. Zheng; B. Zihlmann

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

103

Probability Tables for Mendelian Ratios with Small Numbers.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-called ex- Total ...-...-..-..-....-.--. .9999 pected may lead to error in interpretation rather than serving as a valuable aid as it does with large numbers. Examples with other small numbers could be given, but this should iIIustrate the points... is set off so as to show the point beyond which the total probability in that direction is .0050 or less. Mendelian Ratios Combi- 1 130 121 112 10 3 9 4 8 5 7 6 6 7 5 8 4 9 3 10 2 11 .On95 0028 .O002 .. -- I ---- - 1 12 .0016 .0004...

Warwick, B. L. (Bruce L.)

1932-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Poisson's Ratio and the Densification of Glass under High Pressure  

SciTech Connect

Because of a relatively low atomic packing density, (C{sub g}) glasses experience significant densification under high hydrostatic pressure. Poisson's ratio ({nu}) is correlated to C{sub g} and typically varies from 0.15 for glasses with low C{sub g} such as amorphous silica to 0.38 for close-packed atomic networks such as in bulk metallic glasses. Pressure experiments were conducted up to 25 GPa at 293 K on silica, soda-lime-silica, chalcogenide, and bulk metallic glasses. We show from these high-pressure data that there is a direct correlation between {nu} and the maximum post-decompression density change.

Rouxel, T.; Ji, H. [Applied Mechanics Laboratory of the University of Rennes 1, LARMAUR, Universite de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex (France); Hammouda, T. [Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans, CNRS-OPG , Universite Blaise Pascal, 5 rue Kessler, 63038 Clermont-Ferrand cedex (France); Moreac, A. [IPR, CNRS-Universite de Rennes 1, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes cedex (France)

2008-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

105

CISC controls and the union/non-union wage ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

57 CISC CONTROLS AND THE UNION/NON-UNION WAGE RATIO David Shulenburger, Robert A. McLean, Sara B. Rasch 1 Introduction The late 1960's witnessed relatively high rates of change in the hourly wages of craftsmen in the contract construction i.... The research reported here was supported by the Office of Construction Industry Servicc~, U.S. Depaitment of Labor. Hugh Conway and Tom Mobley of that office were especially helpful. Conclusions drawn and opinions expressed are those of the authors and 6o...

Shulenburger, David E.; McLean, Robert A.; Rasch, Sara B.

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Shear Viscosity to Entropy Density Ratio in Six Derivative Gravity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We calculate shear viscosity to entropy density ratio in presence of four derivative (with coefficient $\\alpha'$) and six derivative (with coefficient $\\alpha'^2$) terms in bulk action. In general, there can be three possible four derivative terms and ten possible six derivative terms in the Lagrangian. Among them two four derivative and eight six derivative terms are ambiguous, i.e., these terms can be removed from the action by suitable field redefinitions. Rest are unambiguous. According to the AdS/CFT correspondence all the unambiguous coefficients (coefficients of unambiguous terms) can be fixed in terms of field theory parameters. Therefore, any measurable quantities of boundary theory, for example shear viscosity to entropy density ratio, when calculated holographically can be expressed in terms of unambiguous coefficients in the bulk theory (or equivalently in terms of boundary parameters). We calculate $\\eta/s$ for generic six derivative gravity and find that apparently it depends on few ambiguous coefficients at order $\\alpha'^2$. We calculate six derivative corrections to central charges $a$ and $c$ and express $\\eta/s$ in terms of these central charges and unambiguous coefficients in the bulk theory.

Nabamita Banerjee; Suvankar Dutta

2009-03-23T23:59:59.000Z

107

Universal viscosity to entropy density ratio from entanglement  

SciTech Connect

We present evidence that the universal Kovtun-Son-Starinets shear viscosity to entropy density ratio of 1/4{pi} can be associated with a Rindler causal horizon in flat spacetime. Since there is no known holographic (gauge/gravity) duality for this spacetime, a natural microscopic explanation for this viscosity is in the peculiar properties of quantum entanglement. In particular, it is well known that the Minkowski vacuum state is a thermal state and carries an area entanglement entropy density in the Rindler spacetime. Based on the fluctuation-dissipation theorem, we expect a similar notion of viscosity arising from vacuum fluctuations. Therefore, we propose a holographic Kubo formula in terms of a two-point function of the stress tensor of matter fields in the bulk. We calculate this viscosity assuming a minimally coupled scalar field theory and find that the ratio with respect to the entanglement entropy density is exactly 1/4{pi} in four dimensions. The issues that arise in extending this result to nonminimally coupled scalar fields, higher spins, and higher dimensions provide interesting hints about the relationship between entanglement entropy and black hole entropy.

Chirco, Goffredo; Eling, Christopher; Liberati, Stefano [SISSA, Via Bonomea 265, 34136 Trieste (Italy) and INFN Sezione di Trieste, Via Valerio 2, 34127 Trieste (Italy)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

108

Influence of Transport Variables on Isospin Transport Ratios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The symmetry energy in the nuclear equation of state affects many aspects of nuclear astrophysics, nuclear structure, and nuclear reactions. Recent constraints from heavy ion collisions, including isospin diffusion observables, have started to put constraints on the symmetry energy below nuclear saturation density, but these constraints depend on the employed transport model and input physics other than the symmetry energy. To understand these dependencies, we study the influence of the symmetry energy, isoscaler mean field compressibility and momentum dependence, in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross sections, and light cluster production on isospin diffusion within the pBUU transport code. In addition to the symmetry energy, several uncertain issues strongly affect isospin diffusion, most notably the cross sections and cluster production. In addition, there is a difference in the calculated isospin transport ratios, depending upon whether they are computed using the isospin asymmetry of either the residue or of all forward moving fragments. Measurements that compare the isospin transport ratios of these two quantities would help place constraints on the input physics, such as the density dependence of the symmetry energy.

D. D. S. Coupland; W. G. Lynch; M. B. Tsang; P. Danielewicz; Yingxun Zhang

2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

109

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio tokamak Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

tokamak Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aspect ratio tokamak...

110

BRIDGE: Branching Ratio Inquiry/Decay Generated Events  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the manual for the program BRIDGE: Branching Ratio Inquiry/Decay Generated Events. The program is designed to operate with arbitrary models defined within matrix element generators, so that one can simulate events with small final-state multiplicities, decay them with BRIDGE, and then pass them to showering and hadronization programs. BRI can automatically calculate widths of two and three body decays. DGE can decay unstable particles in any Les Houches formatted event file. DGE is useful for the generation of event files with long decay chains, replacing large matrix elements by small matrix elements followed by sequences of decays. BRIDGE is currently designed to work with the MadGraph/MadEvent programs for implementing and simulating new physics models. In particular, it can operate with the MadGraph implementation of the MSSM. In this manual we describe how to use BRIDGE, and present a number of sample results to demonstrate its accuracy.

Patrick Meade; Matthew Reece

2007-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

111

QCD Viscosity to Entropy Density Ratio in the Hadronic Phase  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Shear viscosity (eta) of QCD in the hadronic phase is computed by the coupled Boltzmann equations of pions and nucleons in low temperatures and low baryon number densities. The eta to entropy density ratio eta/s maps out the nuclear gas-liquid phase transition by forming a valley tracing the phase transition line in the temperature-chemical potential plane. When the phase transition turns into a crossover, the eta/s valley gradually disappears. We suspect the general feature for a first-order phase transition is that eta/s has a discontinuity in the bottom of the eta/s valley. The discontinuity coincides with the phase transition line and ends at the critical point. Beyond the critical point, a smooth eta/s valley is seen. However, the valley could disappear further away from the critical point. The eta/s measurements might provide an alternative to identify the critical points.

Jiunn-Wei Chen; Yen-Han Li; Yen-Fu Liu; Eiji Nakano

2007-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

112

Influence of Transport Variables on Isospin Transport Ratios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The symmetry energy in the nuclear equation of state affects many aspects of nuclear astrophysics, nuclear structure, and nuclear reactions. Recent constraints from heavy ion collisions, including isospin diffusion observables, have started to put constraints on the symmetry energy below nuclear saturation density, but these constraints depend on the employed transport model and input physics other than the symmetry energy. To understand these dependencies, we study the influence of the symmetry energy, isoscaler mean field compressibility and momentum dependence, in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross sections, and light cluster production on isospin diffusion within the pBUU transport code. In addition to the symmetry energy, several uncertain issues strongly affect isospin diffusion, most notably the cross sections and cluster production. In addition, there is a difference in the calculated isospin transport ratios, depending upon whether they are computed using the isospin asymmetry of either the residue or of a...

Coupland, D D S; Tsang, M B; Danielewicz, P; Zhang, Yingxun

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Modular low-aspect-ratio high-beta torsatron  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A fusion-reactor device is described which the toroidal magnetic field and at least a portion of the poloidal magnetic field are provided by a single set of modular coils. The coils are arranged on the surface of a low-aspect-ratio toroid in planed having the cylindrical coordinate relationship phi = phi/sub i/ + kz, where k is a constant equal to each coil's pitch and phi/sub i/ is the toroidal angle at which the i'th coil intersects the z = o plane. The toroid defined by the modular coils preferably has a race track minor cross section. When vertical field coils and, preferably, a toroidal plasma current are provided for magnetic-field-surface closure within the toroid, a vacuum magnetic field of racetrack-shaped minor cross section with improved stability and beta valves is obtained.

Sheffield, G.V.

1982-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

Modular low aspect ratio-high beta torsatron  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A fusion reactor device in which the toroidal magnetic field and at least a portion of the poloidal magnetic field are provided by a single set of modular coils. The coils are arranged on the surface of a low aspect ratio toroid in planes having the cylindrical coordinate relationship .phi.=.phi..sub.i +kz where k is a constant equal to each coil's pitch and .phi..sub.i is the toroidal angle at which the i'th coil intersects the z=o plane. The device may be described as a modular, high beta torsation whose screw symmetry is pointed along the systems major (z) axis. The toroid defined by the modular coils preferably has a racetrack minor cross section. When vertical field coils and preferably a toroidal plasma current are provided for magnetic field surface closure within the toroid, a vacuum magnetic field of racetrack shaped minor cross section with improved stability and beta valves is obtained.

Sheffield, George V. (Hopewell, NJ); Furth, Harold P. (Princeton, NJ)

1984-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

115

Frequency ratio method for seismic modeling of Gamma Doradus stars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A method for obtaining asteroseismological information of a Gamma Doradus oscillating star showing at least three pulsation frequencies is presented. This method is based on a first-order asymptotic g-mode expression, in agreement with the internal structure of Gamma Doradus stars. The information obtained is twofold: 1) a possible identification of the radial order n and degree l of observed frequencies (assuming that these have the same l), and 2) an estimate of the integral of the buoyancy frequency (Brunt-Vaisala) weighted over the stellar radius along the radiative zone. The accuracy of the method as well as its theoretical consistency are also discussed for a typical Gamma Doradus stellar model. Finally, the frequency ratios method has been tested with observed frequencies of the Gamma Doradus star HD 12901. The number of representative models verifying the complete set of constraints (the location in the HR diagram, the Brunt-Vaisala frequency integral, the observed metallicity and frequencies and a re...

Moya, A; Amado, P J; Martin-Ruiz, S; Garrido, R

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

03/06/13 13:03Ovid: Jet-like features near the nucleus of Chiron. Page 1 sur 6http://ovidsp.tx.ovid.com.biblioplanets.gate.inist.fr/sp-3.8.1a/ovidweb.cgi  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.; Gilmore, D. K.; Kurtz, D.; Lazzaro, D.; Rank, D. M.; Temi, P.; Bandyopadhyay, R. M.; Barroso, J.; Barucci, 20921 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (D. Lazzaro, J. Barroso, D. Lopes); Observatoire de Paris, 92195 Meudon

Demoulin, Pascal

117

Constraints on adaptation: explaining deviation from optimal sex ratio using artificial neural networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Y Keywords: adaptation; artificial neural networks; evolutionary constraints; parasitoid; sex ratio by modelling information acquisition and processing using artificial neural networks (ANNs) evolving accordingConstraints on adaptation: explaining deviation from optimal sex ratio using artificial neural

West, Stuart

118

Gain to Absorption Ratio of Self-Induced Transparency Modelocked Quantum Cascade Lasers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A model to calculate the gain to absorption ratio of self-induced transparency modelocked quantum cascade lasers is presented and then used to find the gain to absorbing periods ratio...

Talukder, Muhammad; Menyuk, Curtis

119

Experimental Determination of the Effect of the Ratio of B/Al...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

the Effect of the Ratio of BAl on Glass Dissolution along the Nepheline (NaAlSiO4) Experimental Determination of the Effect of the Ratio of BAl on Glass Dissolution along...

120

Modeling the interface area aspect ratio of carbide grains in WCCo composites  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Modeling the interface area aspect ratio of carbide grains in WC­Co composites Xiaokun Yuan a Keywords: Cemented carbide Electron backscattered diffraction Interface area aspect ratio Five parameter analysis The average interface area aspect ratios of carbide grains in WC­Co composites are measured from

Rohrer, Gregory S.

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


121

Sea turtle bycatch to fish catch ratios for differentiating Hawaii longline-caught seafood products  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Sea turtle bycatch to fish catch ratios for differentiating Hawaii longline- caught seafood 30 May 2009 Keywords: Bycatch to catch ratios Sea turtles Sustainable seafood Hawaii longline tuna and swordfish. Bycatch to fish catch (B/C) ratios can differentiate seafood based on sea turtle

Hawai'i at Manoa, University of

122

An approach to determine a defensible spent fuel ratio.  

SciTech Connect

Sabotage of spent nuclear fuel casks remains a concern nearly forty years after attacks against shipment casks were first analyzed and has a renewed relevance in the post-9/11 environment. A limited number of full-scale tests and supporting efforts using surrogate materials, typically depleted uranium dioxide (DUO2), have been conducted in the interim to more definitively determine the source term from these postulated events. In all the previous studies, the postulated attack of greatest interest was by a conical shape charge (CSC) that focuses the explosive energy much more efficiently than bulk explosives. However, the validity of these large-scale results remain in question due to the lack of a defensible Spent Fuel Ratio (SFR), defined as the amount of respirable aerosol generated by an attack on a mass of spent fuel compared to that of an otherwise identical DUO2 surrogate. Previous attempts to define the SFR have resulted in estimates ranging from 0.42 to 12 and include suboptimal experimental techniques and data comparisons. Different researchers have suggested using SFR values of 3 to 5.6. Sound technical arguments exist that the SFR does not exceed a value of unity. A defensible determination of the SFR in this lower range would greatly reduce the calculated risk associated with the transport and dry storage of spent nuclear fuel. Currently, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is in possession of several samples of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) that were used in the original SFR studies in the 1980's and were intended for use in a modern effort at Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) in the 2000's. A portion of these samples are being used for a variety of research efforts. However, the entirety of SNF samples at ORNL is scheduled for disposition at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) by approximately the end of 2015. If a defensible SFR is to be determined for use in storage and transportation security analyses, the need to begin this effort is urgent in order to secure the only known available SNF samples with a clearly defined path to disposal.

Durbin, Samuel G.; Lindgren, Eric Richard

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

First and second law analysis of a gasoline engine for various compression ratios  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This article presents a comparative energy and exergy analyses of a single cylinder, four-stroke spark-ignition engine for three compression ratios. A Petter engine with variable compression ratio and ignition timing was used to obtain the experimental data at full load conditions for six engine speeds between 1,300 and 2,800 rpm. It was found that the first and the second law efficiencies increased with increasing compression ratio. The maximum extractable power was obtained at the compression ratio 6.2 and observed inversely proportional to the compression ratio.

Adnan Parlak; Yavuz Erbas; Halit Yasar; Hakan Soyhan; Cengiz Deniz

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Chemiluminescence-based multivariate sensing of local equivalence ratios in premixed atmospheric methane-air flames  

SciTech Connect

Chemiluminescence emissions from OH*, CH*, C2, and CO2 formed within the reaction zone of premixed flames depend upon the fuel-air equivalence ratio in the burning mixture. In the present paper, a new partial least square regression (PLS-R) based multivariate sensing methodology is investigated and compared with an OH*/CH* intensity ratio-based calibration model for sensing equivalence ratio in atmospheric methane-air premixed flames. Five replications of spectral data at nine different equivalence ratios ranging from 0.73 to 1.48 were used in the calibration of both models. During model development, the PLS-R model was initially validated with the calibration data set using the leave-one-out cross validation technique. Since the PLS-R model used the entire raw spectral intensities, it did not need the nonlinear background subtraction of CO2 emission that is required for typical OH*/CH* intensity ratio calibrations. An unbiased spectral data set (not used in the PLS-R model development), for 28 different equivalence ratio conditions ranging from 0.71 to 1.67, was used to predict equivalence ratios using the PLS-R and the intensity ratio calibration models. It was found that the equivalence ratios predicted with the PLS-R based multivariate calibration model matched the experimentally measured equivalence ratios within 7%; whereas, the OH*/CH* intensity ratio calibration grossly underpredicted equivalence ratios in comparison to measured equivalence ratios, especially under rich conditions ( > 1.2). The practical implications of the chemiluminescence-based multivariate equivalence ratio sensing methodology are also discussed.

Tripathi, Markandey M.; Krishnan, Sundar R.; Srinivasan, Kalyan K.; Yueh, Fang-Yu; Singh, Jagdish P.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

In situ Carbon 13 and Oxygen 18 Ratios of Atmospheric CO2 from Cape Grim,  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Oxygen Isotopes and Ratios » 13C and 18O Oxygen Isotopes and Ratios » 13C and 18O Ratios, Atmospheric CO2, Cape Grim In situ Carbon 13 and Oxygen 18 Ratios of Atmospheric CO2 from Cape Grim, Tasmania, Australia: 1982-1993 DOI: 10.3334/CDIAC/atg.db1014 data Data Investigators Francey R. J. and C. E. Allison Description Since 1982, a continuous program of sampling atmospheric CO2 to determine stable isotope ratios has been maintained at the Australian Baseline Air Pollution Station, Cape Grim, Tasmania (40°, 40'56"S, 144°, 41'18"E). The process of in situ extraction of CO2 from air, the preponderance of samples collected in conditions of strong wind from the marine boundary layer of the Southern Ocean, and the determination of all isotope ratios relative to a common high purity CO2 reference gas with isotopic δ13C close to

126

" Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

N7.1. Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 1998;" N7.1. Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 1998;" " Level: National and Regional Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." " "," ",,,"Consumption"," " " "," ",,"Consumption","per Dollar"," " " "," ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","RSE" "NAICS"," ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Row" "Code(a)","Subsector and Industry","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","Factors"

127

" Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" 1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2002;" " Level: National and Regional Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." " "," ",,,"Consumption"," " " "," ",,"Consumption","per Dollar"," " " "," ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","RSE" "NAICS"," ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Row" "Code(a)","Subsector and Industry","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","Factors"

128

E-Print Network 3.0 - avalanches branching ratios Sample Search...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

20 J.Stat.Mech.(2010)P02015 ournal of Statistical Mechanics Summary: ) and subcritical dynamics: individual avalanches are either subcritical (average branching ratio...

129

Effect of Compression Ratio and Piston Geometry on RCCI load limit  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Explores the effect of compression ratio and piston design on the practical load range of bio-fueled Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition (RCCI) combustion.

130

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio wings Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

S., "Limit Cycle Oscillations in High-Aspect-Ratio Wings," Jour- nal of Fluids... of Aerodynamic and Structural Geometrical Nonlinearities on Aeroelastic Behavior of...

131

E-Print Network 3.0 - average aspect ratios Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

aspect ratio... results between them. Turbulent flow in enclosures with ... Source: Massachusetts at Amherst, University of - Center for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,...

132

Metal-mass-to-light ratios of the Perseus cluster out to the virial radius  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We analyzed XMM-Newton data of the Perseus cluster out to $\\sim$1 Mpc, or approximately half the virial radius. Using the flux ratios of Lyalpha lines of H-like Si and S to Kalpha line of He-like Fe, the abundance ratios of Si/Fe and S/Fe of the intracluster medium (ICM) were derived using the APEC plasma code v2.0.1. The temperature dependence of the line ratio limits the systematic uncertainty in the derived abundance ratio. The Si/Fe and S/Fe in the ICM of the Perseus cluster show no radial gradient. The emission-weighted averages of the Si/Fe and S/Fe ratios outside the cool core are 0.91 +- 0.08 and 0.93 +- 0.10, respectively, in solar units according to the solar abundance table of Lodders (2003). These ratios indicate that most Fe was synthesized by supernovae Ia. We collected K-band luminosities of galaxies and calculated the ratio of Fe and Si mass in the ICM to K-band luminosity, iron-mass-to-light ratio (IMLR) and silicon-mass-to-light ratio (SMLR). Within $\\sim$1 Mpc, the cumulative IMLR and SMLR ...

Matsushita, K; Sasaki, T; Sato, K; Simionescu, A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

time scale of the resulting motion. In both series the initial aspect ratio a... two orders of magnitude. The initial basal lengths and range of aspect ... Source: Huppert,...

134

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio effects Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

time scale of the resulting motion. In both series the initial aspect ratio a... two orders of magnitude. The initial basal lengths and range of aspect ... Source: Huppert,...

135

E-Print Network 3.0 - affecting sex ratio Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

colony members (Sundstrom & Boomsma, 2001). Since brood... Ross Biology letters 2009 Decisions over what sex ratio to produce can have far-reaching evolutionary... genetic...

136

Modeling and Analysis of Natural Gas and Gasoline In A High Compression Ratio High Efficiency ICRE  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

performance of a high compression ratio (32:1 to 74:1) high efficiency (50 to 60% BTE) ICRE operating on natural gas and gasoline

137

Complete Theoretical Treatment of the Transmittance Ratio Ultraviolet/Visible Spectrophotometric Stray Radiant Energy Test Method  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper develops the theoretical basis behind the transmittance ratio test method for determining the relative stray radiant energy level in a double-beam dispersive...

Fleming, Paddy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Free Boundary, High Beta Equilibrium in a Large Aspect Ratio Tokamak with Nearly  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Free Boundary, High Beta Equilibrium in a Large Aspect Ratio Tokamak with Nearly Circular Plasma­boundary, high­beta equi­ libria in large aspect ratio tokamaks with a nearly circular plasma boundary in tokamaks for the purpose of developing an economic fusion reactor. It has long been recognized

139

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio au Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

determine the mean ratio of C2 to CN. With a mean log(C2CN) 0.1 0.2 between 4 to 3 AU, Hale-Bopp falls... could explain the observed small QCN QOH ratio seen in comets with...

140

Quantification of Nanoscale Density Fluctuations in Biological Cells/Tissues: Inverse Participation Ratio (IPR) Analysis of  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ratio (IPR) Analysis of Transmission Electron Microscopy Images and Implications for Early-Stage Cancer analysis of the inverse participation ratio (IPR) of the eigenfunctions of these optical lattices at the nanoscales. First, the IPR analysis is validated in experiments with models of disordered systems fabricated

Pradhan, Prabhakar

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


141

Algae/Bacteria Ratio in High-Rate Ponds Used for Waste Treatment  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...ALGAE/BACTERIAL RATIO IN HIGH-RATE PONDS 573 1140 1120...ALGAE/BACTERIAL RATIO IN HIGH-RATE PONDS 575 and N is the...favorable operating conditions with high algal productivity, the algae...utilization in converted oil- fired boiler. Resource Recov. Conserv...

Gideon Oron; Gedaliah Shelef; Anna Levi; Arie Meydan; Yossef Azov

1979-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Measurement of lithium isotope ratios by quadrupole-ICP-MS: application to seawater and natural carbonates  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Measurement of lithium isotope ratios by quadrupole-ICP-MS: application to seawater and natural method for lithium isotope ratio (7 Li/6 Li) determinations with low total lithium consumption ( lithium from all matrix elements using small volume resin (2 ml/3.4 meq AG 50W-X8) and low volume elution

Weston, Ken

143

Rapidity dependence of the photon to pion production ratio in high energy collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate rapidity dependence of the ratio of photon and pion production cross sections in high energy proton (deuteron) - nucleus collisions at RHIC and LHC. This ratio, and its rapidity dependence can be a sensitive probe of high density QCD (Color Glass Condensate) dynamics and shed further light on the role of saturation physics at RHIC and LHC.

Jamal Jalilian-Marian

2007-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

144

Signal-to-noise ratio of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode single-photon  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Signal-to-noise ratio of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode single-photon counting detectors Kimberly Kolb #12;Signal-to-noise ratio of Geiger-mode avalanche photodiode single-photon counting detectors, Rochester, New York 14623 Abstract. Geiger-mode avalanche photodiodes (GM-APDs) use the avalanche mechanism

Figer, Donald F.

145

Negative Association of Neuroticism with Brain Volume Ratio in Healthy Humans  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Negative Association of Neuroticism with Brain Volume Ratio in Healthy Humans Brian Knutson, Reza Momenan, Robert R. Rawlings, Grace W. Fong, and Daniel Hommer Background: Brain volume decreases reactivity (i.e., neuroti- cism) would also predict reductions in brain volume. Methods: Brain volume ratios

Knutson, Brian

146

Prediction of Ultra-High Aspect Ratio Nanowires from Self-Assembly  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Prediction of Ultra-High Aspect Ratio Nanowires from Self-Assembly Zhigang Wu and Jeffrey C to investigate the possible self-assembly of nanoscale objects into ultrahigh aspect ratio chains and wires. Self-assembly17,18 from nanosize building blocks is regarded as one of the most promising methods

Wu, Zhigang

147

Size Ratio Effects on Interparticle Interactions and Phase Behavior of Microsphere-Nanoparticle Mixtures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Size Ratio Effects on Interparticle Interactions and Phase Behavior of Microsphere-Nanoparticle and phase behavior of microsphere-nanoparticle mixtures of high charge asymmetry and varying size ratio. In the absence of nanoparticles, negligibly charged microspheres flocculate as a result of van der Waals

Lewis, Jennifer

148

Power and Effective Study Size Based on Approximations to the Expected Likelihood Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Power and Effective Study Size Based on Approximations to the Expected Likelihood Ratio Test statistical power and precision of heritability estimates can be difficult particularly in complex pedigrees. Previous work focused on the power to detect heritability by using the expectation of the likelihood ratio

Washington at Seattle, University of

149

Steiner ratio typeset December 5, 1994 Smith & Smith Warren D. Smith  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Steiner ratio typeset December 5, 1994 Smith & Smith Warren D. Smith 3 wds@research.nj.nec.com J. MacGregor Smith y jmsmith@umaecs.edu December 5, 1994 Abstract --- The ``Steiner minimal tree'' (SMT. This is a companion paper to D­Z. Du and W.D.Smith: Three disproofs of the Gilbert­Pollak Steiner ratio conjecture

Smith, J. MacGregor

150

Mapping the Energy Distribution of SERRS Hot Spots from Anti-Stokes to Stokes Intensity Ratios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Mapping the Energy Distribution of SERRS Hot Spots from Anti- Stokes to Stokes Intensity Ratios in the anti-Stokes to Stokes intensity ratios in single-molecule surface-enhanced resonance Raman scattering-enhanced Raman scattering. Moreover, a methodology to estimate the distribution of resonance energies

Brolo, Alexandre G.

151

Modeling of Air-Fuel Ratio Dynamics of Gasoline Combustion Engine with ARX Network  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

DS-06-1351 Modeling of Air-Fuel Ratio Dynamics of Gasoline Combustion Engine with ARX Network Tomás dynamics of gasoline engines during transient operation. With a collection of input-output data measured;Modeling of Air-Fuel Ratio Dynamics of Gasoline Combustion Engine with ARX Network I. INTRODUCTION

Johansen, Tor Arne

152

Low stress development of poly,,methylmethacrylate... for high aspect ratio structures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-beam lithography can provide adequate resolution for research and development of magnetic heads, and at 100 kV can dominated by I-line steppers, the rate of decrease in feature sizes is much more rapid than-ratio plating stencil. For sufficient transmission of magnetic flux, this upper pole must have an aspect ratio

Haller, Gary L.

153

Temporal variability of uranium concentrations and 234 activity ratios in the Mississippi river and its tributaries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Temporal variability of uranium concentrations and 234 U/238 U activity ratios in the Mississippi Department of Geology and Geophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845, United States c/238 U activity ratios and total dissolved uranium concentrations in the Lower Mississippi River at New

154

UDC 622.276 A NEW APPROACH CALCULATE OIL-GAS RATIO  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

UDC 622.276 A NEW APPROACH CALCULATE OIL-GAS RATIO FOR GAS CONDENSATE AND VOLATILE OIL RESERVOIRS. In this work, we develop a new approach to calculate oil-gas ratio (Rv) by matching PVT experimental data laboratory analysis of eight gas condensate and five volatile oil fluid samples; selected under a wide range

Fernandez, Thomas

155

Master thesis project at the Netherlands Forensic Development and validation of Likelihood Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Master thesis project at the Netherlands Forensic Institute: Development and validation of Likelihood Ratio methods In the forensic scientific community, it is widely accepted to present a likelihood in contributions from the Netherlands Forensic Institute to the Dutch legal system. A LR is defined as the ratio

Boucherie, Richard J.

156

Determination of Light Water Reactor Fuel Burnup with the Isotope Ratio Method  

SciTech Connect

For the current project to demonstrate that isotope ratio measurements can be extended to zirconium alloys used in LWR fuel assemblies we report new analyses on irradiated samples obtained from a reactor. Zirconium alloys are used for structural elements of fuel assemblies and for the fuel element cladding. This report covers new measurements done on irradiated and unirradiated zirconium alloys, Unirradiated zircaloy samples serve as reference samples and indicate starting values or natural values for the Ti isotope ratio measured. New measurements of irradiated samples include results for 3 samples provided by AREVA. New results indicate: 1. Titanium isotope ratios were measured again in unirradiated samples to obtain reference or starting values at the same time irradiated samples were analyzed. In particular, 49Ti/48Ti ratios were indistinguishably close to values determined several months earlier and to expected natural values. 2. 49Ti/48Ti ratios were measured in 3 irradiated samples thus far, and demonstrate marked departures from natural or initial ratios, well beyond analytical uncertainty, and the ratios vary with reported fluence values. The irradiated samples appear to have significant surface contamination or radiation damage which required more time for SIMS analyses. 3. Other activated impurity elements still limit the sample size for SIMS analysis of irradiated samples. The sub-samples chosen for SIMS analysis, although smaller than optimal, were still analyzed successfully without violating the conditions of the applicable Radiological Work Permit

Gerlach, David C.; Mitchell, Mark R.; Reid, Bruce D.; Gesh, Christopher J.; Hurley, David E.

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth in Vicinity of Broken Clouds from Reflectance Ratios: Sensitivity Study  

SciTech Connect

We conducted a sensitivity study to better understand the potential of a new method for retrieving aerosol optical depth (AOD) under partly cloudy conditions. This method exploits reflectance ratios in the visible spectral range and provides an effective way to avoid three-dimensional (3D) cloud effects. The sensitivity study is performed for different observational conditions and random errors in input data. The results of the sensitivity study suggest that this ratio method has the ability to detect clear pixels even in close proximity to clouds. Such detection does not require a statistical analysis of the two-dimensional (2D) horizontal distribution of reflected solar radiation, and thus it could be customized for operational retrievals. In comparison with previously suggested approaches, the ratio method has the capability to increase the "harvest" of clear pixels. Similar to the traditional Independent Pixel Approximation (IPA), the ratio method has a low computational cost for retrieving AOD. In contrast to the IPA method, the ratio method provides much more accurate estimations of the AOD values under broken cloud conditions: pixel-based and domain-averaged estimations of errors in AOD are about 25% and 10%, respectively. Finally, both the ratio-based cloud screening and the accuracy of domain-averaged ratio-based AOD values do not suffer greatly when 5% random errors are introduced in the reflectances.

Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Ovtchinnikov, Mikhail; Berg, Larry K.; McFarlane, Sally A.; Flynn, Connor J.

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

METAL-MASS-TO-LIGHT RATIOS OF THE PERSEUS CLUSTER OUT TO THE VIRIAL RADIUS  

SciTech Connect

We analyzed XMM-Newton data of the Perseus cluster out to {approx}1 Mpc, or approximately half the virial radius. Using the flux ratios of Ly{alpha} lines of H-like Si and S to K{alpha} line of He-like Fe, the abundance ratios of Si/Fe and S/Fe of the intracluster medium (ICM) were derived using the APEC plasma code v2.0.1. The temperature dependence of the line ratio limits the systematic uncertainty in the derived abundance ratio. The Si/Fe and S/Fe in the ICM of the Perseus cluster show no radial gradient. The emission-weighted averages of the Si/Fe and S/Fe ratios outside the cool core are 0.91 {+-} 0.08 and 0.93 {+-} 0.10, respectively, in solar units according to the solar abundance table of Lodders. These ratios indicate that most Fe was synthesized by supernovae Ia. We collected K-band luminosities of galaxies and calculated the ratio of Fe and Si mass in the ICM to K-band luminosity, iron-mass-to-light ratio (IMLR), and silicon-mass-to-light ratio (SMLR). Within {approx}1 Mpc, the cumulative IMLR and SMLR increase with radius. Using Suzaku data for the northwest and east directions, we also calculated the IMLR out to {approx}1.8 Mpc, or about the virial radius. We constrained the SMLR out to this radius and discussed the slope of the initial mass function of stars in the cluster. Using the cumulative IMLR profile, we discuss the past supernova Ia rate.

Matsushita, K.; Sakuma, E.; Sasaki, T.; Sato, K. [Department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601 (Japan)] [Department of Physics, Tokyo University of Science, 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601 (Japan); Simionescu, A., E-mail: matusita@rs.kagu.tus.ac.jp [KIPAC, Stanford University, 452 Lomita Mall, Stanford, CA 94305 (United States)

2013-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

159

" Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2006;" 1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2006;" " Level: National and Regional Data; " " Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;" " Unit: Varies." ,,,,"Consumption" ,,,"Consumption","per Dollar" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","of Value" "NAICS",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments" "Code(a)","Subsector and Industry","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)" ,,"Total United States" 311,"Food",879.8,5,2.2 3112," Grain and Oilseed Milling",6416.6,17.5,5.7

160

Determination of the ratio of specific heats for gases through the use of electrosonics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

jfier+ + ~ e' e a e e a ?e e e e Velooity of Sound for Pure Propane ? ~ Variation of ~ ~ with Preeeure for Pure (at)T Propane' a a m m E a a w ~ a Ratio of Syeeifio Heate for Pure Propane- Oosparieon of V Data for Different Oaeee gl g6 ~Tab o... data ior Cho ratio of sposifio heatsi V& are re? e 0 ported for gaseous propane at 100 F~ and lg0 pg snd for pressures up to @0 pounds por square inch absolutes Tho ratio of speoifis heats is determsinsd for gaseous propane fran Che vsleoity...

Cretsinger, James Hubert

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


161

Probing the symmetry energy with isospin ratio from nucleons to fragments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Within the framework of ImQMD05, we study several isospin sensitive observables, such as DR(n/p) ratios, isospin transport ratio (isospin diffusion), yield ratios for LCPs between the projectile region and mid-rapidity region for the reaction systems Ni+Ni, Zn+Zn, Sn+Sn at low-intermediate energies. Our results show that those observables are sensitive to the density dependence of symmetry energy, and also depend on the cluster formation mechanism. By comparing these calculations to the data, the information of the symmetry energy and reaction mechanism is obtained.

Zhang, Yingxun; Zhou, Chengshuang; Chen, Jixian; Colonna, M; Danielewicz, P; Tsang, M B

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Probing the symmetry energy with isospin ratio from nucleons to fragments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Within the framework of ImQMD05, we study several isospin sensitive observables, such as DR(n/p) ratios, isospin transport ratio (isospin diffusion), yield ratios for LCPs between the projectile region and mid-rapidity region for the reaction systems Ni+Ni, Zn+Zn, Sn+Sn at low-intermediate energies. Our results show that those observables are sensitive to the density dependence of symmetry energy, and also depend on the cluster formation mechanism. By comparing these calculations to the data, the information of the symmetry energy and reaction mechanism is obtained.

Yingxun Zhang; Zhuxia Li; Chengshuang Zhou; Jixian Chen; M. Colonna; P. Danielewicz; M. B. Tsang

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

163

Modeling multipolar gravitational-wave emission from small mass-ratio mergers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using the effective-one-body (EOB) formalism and a time-domain Teukolsky code, we generate inspiral, merger, and ringdown waveforms in the small-mass-ratio limit. We use EOB inspiral and plunge trajectories to build the ...

Barausse, Enrico

164

Determination of boron isotope ratios by Zeeman effect background correction-graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A new method for the determination of isotopic ratio of boron using Zeeman effect background correction-graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry with conventional atomizer and natural-boron hollow cathode source is described. The isotope-shift Zeeman effect at 208.9nm is utilized for isotopic ratio determination. At a given concentration of total boron, the net absorbance decreases linearly with increasing 10B/11B ratio. The absorbances are recorded at the field strength of 1.0T. The isotope ratios measured by the proposed method were in good agreement with the results obtained by inductively coupled plasma-quadruple mass spectrometry or thermal ionization mass spectrometry. The present method is fairly fast and less expensive compared to the above techniques and is quite suitable for plant environments.

S. Thangavel; S.V. Rao; K. Dash; J. Arunachalam

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Determination of boron isotope ratios in geological materials by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Determination of boron isotope ratios in geological materials by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry ... Isotope dilution analysis using flow injection inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry was applied to determine low boron contents in iron and steel samples. ...

D. Conrad Gregoire

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Non-Oberbeck-Boussinesq effects and barodiffusion in binary mixtures with small thermodiffusion ratio  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

For a binary-fluid layer heated from below, we evaluate the effects of the temperature and concentration dependence of the thermodiffusion ratio kT as well as the influence of barodiffusion on the conductive state and its stability.

S. J. Linz and M. Lcke

1987-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Shear viscosity to relaxation time ratio in SU(3) lattice gauge theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We evaluate the ratio of the shear viscosity to the relaxation time of the shear flux above but near the critical temperature $T_c$ in SU(3) gauge theory on the lattice. The ratio is related to Kubo's canonical correlation of the energy-momentum tensor in Euclidean space with the relaxation time approximation and an appropriate regularization. Using this relation, the ratio is evaluated by direct measurements of the Euclidean observables on the lattice. We obtained the ratio with reasonable statistics for the range of temperature $1.3T_c \\lesssim T \\lesssim 4T_c$. We also found that the characteristic speed of the transverse plane wave in gluon media is almost constant, $v \\simeq 0.5$, for $T \\gtrsim 1.5T_c$, which is compatible with the causality in the second order dissipative hydrodynamics.

Yasuhiro Kohno; Masayuki Asakawa; Masakiyo Kitazawa

2011-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

168

Stability of highly shifted equilibria in a large-aspect-ratio tokamak  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in a large aspect ratio tokamak P. -A. Gourdain, S. C.High beta poloidal tokamaks can confine plasma pressures ansymmetric configuration called tokamak, where a plasma (i.e.

Gourdain, P A

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

The analysis and interpretation of water-oil-ratio performance in petroleum reservoirs.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Our goal in this work is to develop and validate a multivariate relation for the behavior of the water-oil-ratio (WOR) and/or water cut (f[]) functions, (more)

Bondar, Valentina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

The enrichment ratio of atomic contacts in crystals, an indicator derived from the Hirshfeld surface analysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

An enrichment ratio is derived from the decomposition of the crystal contact surface between pairs of interacting chemical species. The propensity of different contact types to form is investigated.

Jelsch, C.

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

171

Stiffness-Mass Ratios Method for a baseline determination and damage assessment of a benchmark structure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Superior de Ingenieria y Arquitectura Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Luciana Barroso A new method based on ratios between stiffness and mass values from the eigenvalue problem is introduced and applied to the benchmark suucture to obtain baseline modal...

Rocha, Ramses Rodriguez

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect-ratio polymer microstructures Sample...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

of poly... and with aspect ratios as high as 8:1 (for 50-nm lines).41,45 Step-and-flash lithography is self... replicate nanostructures as small as 10 nm and aspect ......

173

Assessment of uranium exposure from total activity and 234U:238U activity ratios in urine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......Excretion Patterns of Naturally Occuring 234U, 238U and Calcium...ratios in urine. | Radiation workers at Atomic Weapons...Dose-Response Relationship, Radiation Humans Isotopes analysis...prevention & control Radiation Monitoring methods Radiation......

T. Nicholas; D. Bingham

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Dynamic Cost-Loss Ratio Decision-making Model with an Autocorrelated Climate Variable  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A dynamic decision-making problem is considered involving the use of information about the autocorrelation of a climate variable. Specifically, an infinite horizon, discounted version of the dynamic cost-loss ratio model is treated, in which only ...

Richard W. Katz

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Signal-to-noise ratio: Computed Dental Radiography versus Sens-A-Ray  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) describes the ability of a detector to differentiate a signal from random fluctuations in signal intensity or noise in an image. The dose-response curves and the SNRs were measu...

Yoshihiko Hayakawa Ph.D.; Allan G. Farman BDS; Ph.D.Sc.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

E-Print Network 3.0 - atomic mass ratios Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

23 PHYSICAL AND ELECTRICAL PROPERTIES OF In2O3 : Sn FILMS. APPLICATIONS TO OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES Summary: is reported on the figure 1 as function of the atomic ratio SnIn in...

177

Embedding Google Maps APIs into WebRatio for the Automatic Generation of Web GIS Applications  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The success of WebML (Web Modeling Language) and of the supporting tool WebRatio for designing and generating data-intensive web applications suggested us to extend the approach to the Web GIS context. The propos...

Giuseppe Avagliano; Sergio Di Martino

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

E-Print Network 3.0 - axial ratio Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Engineering 2 CASING EFFECTS ON THE RADIATION PERFORMANCE OF A CIRCULARLY POLARIZED PATCH ANTENNA Summary: -7803-8302-80420.00 2004 IEEE 12;Fig.1b Axial ratio and gain...

179

E-Print Network 3.0 - anti-hcv signal-to-cutoff ratio Sample...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

noise ratio; ALT... 13 and P. Nakane's method 14, respectively. Cut-off values in RIA and ELISA were 2.1 (SN ... Source: Hammock, Bruce D. - Department of Entomology,...

180

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio micro-electro-magnetic-mechanical...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

micro-electro-magnetic-mechanical Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: aspect ratio micro-electro-magnetic-mechanical Page: << < 1 2 3 4...

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


181

A stochastic derivation of the ratio form of contest success functions  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This note provides a distribution-based justification for the ratio form of contest success functions (CSFs), in which a players success depends positively on her effort relative to that of her opponents. I ...

Hao Jia

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

E-Print Network 3.0 - aspect ratio ion Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

ion temperature ranges... from 2.6 to 9.3. The percent of reflected ions increases with sonic Mach number and the ratio... energy, is a crucial and not totally understood aspect of...

183

Two-Stage Variable Compression Ratio (VCR) System to Increase Efficiency in Gasoline Powertrains  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Presents two-stage variable compression ratio mechanism realized by varying the connecting rod length, description of the system layout, working principle and expected fuel savings benefits when used in current and future gasoline engine concepts

184

Measurements on ferroelectric liquid-crystal spatial light modulators: contrast ratio and speed  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The contrast ratio and the speed of a 16 16 electrically addressed spatial light modulator, composed of a ferroelectric liquid-crystal layer on top of a VLSI silicon backplane, are...

Collings, N; Gourlay, J; Vass, D G; White, H J; Stace, C; Proudley, G M

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

The effect of stratum thickness ratio on crossflow in a stratified petroleum reservoir  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

THE EFFECT OF STRATUM THICKNESS RATIO ON CROSSFLOW IN A STRATIFIED PETROLEUM RESERVOIR A Thesis By Michael J. Kereluk Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 4966 Major Subject: Petroleum Engineering THE EFFECT OF STRATUM THICKNESS RATIO ON CROSSFLOW IN A STRATIFIED PETROLEUM RESERVOIR A Thesis By Michael I. Kereluk Approved as to style and content by: Chazrma of Com 'ttee...

Kereluk, Michael Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

186

Fabrication and characterization of large arrays of mesoscopic gold rings on large-aspect-ratio cantilevers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-ratio cantilevers D. Q. Ngo, I. Petkovi, A. Lollo, M. A. Castellanos-Beltran, and J. G. E. Harris Citation: Review-aspect-ratio cantilevers D. Q. Ngo,1 I. Petkovi´c,1,a) A. Lollo,1 M. A. Castellanos-Beltran,2 and J. G. E. Harris1,3 1 in nonlinear mesoscopic rings J. Appl. Phys. 109, 07E139 (2011); 10.1063/1.3562257 High sensitivity cantilevers

Harris, Jack

187

Flow characteristics of finite aspect ratio fences in turbulent shear flows  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF FINITE ASPECT RATIO FENCES IN TURBULENT SHEAR FLOWS A THESIS by JOSEPH RODNEY MATTE Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 1977 Major. Subject: Aerospace Engineering FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF FINITE ASPECT RATIO FENCES IN TURBULENT SHEAR FLOWS A Thesis by JOSEPH RODNEY MATTE Approved as to style and content by: (Chairman of Committee) (Head...

Matte, Joseph Rodney

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

188

The relation of octane number, compression ratio, and exhaust temperature in the gasoline engine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

THE RELATION OF OCTANE NUMHER& COMPRESSION RATIO& AND EXHAUST TEMPERATURE IN THE GASOLINE ENGINE A Tbeaie Donald George Jentsch THE RELATION OF OCTANE NUMBER, COMHKSSION RATIO, EXHAUST TEMPERATURE IN THE GASOLINE ENGINE By Donald George... throttle settings) a. Table VI - Aviation Gasolines 22 26 b. Table VI (a) ? Automotive Gasolines . . . 33 2. Spark set for maximum power at full throttle (Speed 2000 RPH at various throttle settings) a. Table VII ? Aviation Gasolines . . . . . 34 b...

Jentsch, Donald George

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

189

A comparison of the values of Poisson's ratio of rocks measured statically and dynamically  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

T s 15 Where: V s T s POISSON'S RATIO Velocity of shear wave - Ft/Sec. Travel time - microseconds (Sonic Method) , H YOUNG'S NODULUS (Triaxiai Method) b, p Where. ' E YOUNG'S NODULUS Young's modulus - psi Incremental pressure change - psi...A COMPARISON OF THE VALUES OF POISSON'S RATIO OF ROCKS MEASURED STATICALLY AND DYNAMICALLY A Thesis by Benjamin F. M rek Submitted to I;he Graduate College of the Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree...

Marek, Benjamin Frank

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

190

Improving boron isotope ratio measurement precision with quadrupole inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A method was developed to improve the precision of inductively coupled plasma quadrupole mass spectrometry (ICP-QMS) for the determination of boron isotope ratios (11B/10B) in various environmental materials including seawater. This approach is based on the common analyte internal standardization (CAIS) chemometric algorithm. The sample solution obtained after digestion is spiked with lithium, and both 7Li/6Li and 11B/10B values are measured using long-counting periods (20 min). The CAIS algorithm corrects the measured 11B/10B values for (a) statistical fluctuations resulting from short-term noise; (b) drift in 11B-to-10B ratio as a result of long-term deviation in instrumental parameters likely to occur during long counting times; (c) change in 11B-to-10B ratio caused by variation in matrix elements concentrations; and (d) drift in mass bias correction factor. Comparing boron isotopic ratios in seawater measured by conventional and the new isotope ratio methods validates the procedure. A synthetic isotopic mixture of boron SRM 951 and enriched 10B SRM 952 also was examined. The CAIS method provided a measured boron isotopic ratio precision of 0.05% R.S.D. while eliminating 5.1% matrix concentration error and 0.25% instrumental drift error.

Assad Al-Ammar; Eva Reitznerov; Ramon M. Barnes

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Determining the slag fraction, water/binder ratio and degree of hydration in hardened cement pastes  

SciTech Connect

A method for determining the original mix composition of hardened slag-blended cement-based materials based on analysis of backscattered electron images combined with loss on ignition measurements is presented. The method does not require comparison to reference standards or prior knowledge of the composition of the binders used. Therefore, it is well-suited for application to real structures. The method is also able to calculate the degrees of reaction of slag and cement. Results obtained from an experimental study involving sixty samples with a wide range of water/binder (w/b) ratios (0.30 to 0.50), slag/binder ratios (0 to 0.6) and curing ages (3 days to 1 year) show that the method is very promising. The mean absolute errors for the estimated slag, water and cement contents (kg/m{sup 3}), w/b and s/b ratios were 9.1%, 1.5%, 2.5%, 4.7% and 8.7%, respectively. 91% of the estimated w/b ratios were within 0.036 of the actual values. -- Highlights: A new method for estimating w/b ratio and slag content in cement pastes is proposed. The method is also able to calculate the degrees of reaction of slag and cement. Reference standards or prior knowledge of the binder composition are not required. The method was tested on samples with varying w/b ratios and slag content.

Yio, M.H.N., E-mail: marcus.yio11@imperial.ac.uk; Phelan, J.C.; Wong, H.S.; Buenfeld, N.R.

2014-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

192

Chlorine/bromine ratios in fracture-filling aqueous alteration products in Nakhla olivine  

SciTech Connect

The Cl/Br ratios in fracture-filling materials in veins in Nakhla olivine was determined using x-ray microprobe (Br) and EDX (Cl) techniques. The Cl/Br ratio of 55 +/- 13 shows that the secondary altered material is pristine, extraterrestrial and akin to the Martian soil. During the early Martian history, volcanic emanations contributed large excesses of volatiles including halogens, sulfur and water to the Martian crust. These chemically-reactive elements had undergone extensive redistribution over time due to a variety of surface processes on Mars. To understand the nature of the alterations due to aqueous activity in the Martian surface environment, a study of halogens, in particular Cl/Br ratios in secondary mineralization products may provide valuable insights. Dreibus and Waenke arrived at a Cl/Br ratio of {approx}110 for the Martian surface materials by studying glasses and bulk samples of several SNC meteorites using neutron activation. Nakhla probably offers the most diverse suite of aqueous precipitates to be found among the SNC meteorites. Numerous veins of hydrous clay within olivine grains are present in Nakhla. Bridges and Grady and Wentworth and McKay observed massive concentrations of halite of probable Martian evaporitic origin, in association with siderite and anhydrite in interstitial areas in Nakhla. Dreibus et al. reported Cl/Br ratios in 3 Nakhla fragments from 104 to 550 and found that 90% of the Cl and Br was readily leachable from this material. Their Nakhla leachate ratio was 580. Their analysis of an attached salt grain yielded a ratio of 5440, similar to that in table salt. Xirouchakis et al. found 20 ppm Br in glass veins in Los Angeles shergottite based on XRF measurements with the x-ray microprobe (beamline X26A) at the Brookhaven Nat. Lab. We examine in this study whether a Cl/Br ratio similar to that of Dreibus and Waenke is also present in products of secondary mineralization, generated as a result of aqueous alteration in some SNC meteorites. We have studied the Cl/Br ratios in fracture-filling materials in veins in Nakhla olivines (thin sections) by determining Br contents using the X-ray Microprobe facility at GeoSoilEnviroCARS (Advanced Photon Source/University of Chicago) and by determining Cl using SEM-based EDX measurements at the same sites in the veins.

Sutton, S.R.; Rao, M.N.; Dreibus, G.; McKay, D.S.; Wanke, H.; Wentworth, S.; Newville, M.; Trainor, T.; Flynn, G.J. (Max-Plank Inst); (SUNY Plattsburgh); (UofC); (Lockheed Martin); (NASA)

2005-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

193

The low Sr/Ba ratio on some extremely metal-poor stars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It has been noted that, in classical extremely metal-poor (EMP) stars, the abundance ratio of Sr and Ba, is always higher than [Sr/Ba] = -0.5, the value of the solar r-only process; however, a handful of EMP stars have recently been found with a very low Sr/Ba ratio. We try to understand the origin of this anomaly by comparing the abundance pattern of the elements in these stars and in the classical EMP stars. Four stars with very low Sr/Ba ratios were observed and analyzed within LTE approximation through 1D (hydrostatic) model atmosphere, providing homogeneous abundances of nine neutron-capture elements. In CS 22950-173, the only turnoff star of the sample, the Sr/Ba ratio is, in fact, found to be higher than the r-only solar ratio, so the star is discarded. The remaining stars (CS 29493-090, CS 30322-023, HE 305-4520) are cool evolved giants. They do not present a clear carbon enrichment. The abundance patterns of the neutron-capture elements in the three stars are strikingly similar to a theoretical s-pro...

Spite, M; Bonifacio, P; Caffau, E; Franois, P; Sbordone, L

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Theoretical study on a novel ammoniawater cogeneration system with adjustable cooling to power ratios  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract A novel ammoniawater cogeneration system with adjustable cooling to power ratios is proposed and investigated. In the combined system, a modified Kalina subcycle and an ammonia absorption cooling subcycle are interconnected by mixers, splitters, absorbers and heat exchangers. The proposed system can adjust its cooling to power ratios from the separate mode without splitting/mixing processes in the two subcycles to the combined operation modes which can produce different ratios of cooling and power. Simulation analysis is conducted to investigate the effects of operation parameter on system performance. The results indicate that the combined system efficiency can reach the maximum values of 37.79% as SR1 (split ratio 1) is equal to 1. Compared with the separate system, the combined efficiency and COP values of the proposed system can increase by 6.6% and 100% with the same heat input, respectively. In addition, the cooling to power ratios of the proposed system can be adjusted in the range of 1.83.6 under the given operating conditions.

Zeting Yu; Jitian Han; Hai Liu; Hongxia Zhao

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Effects of recycle ratios on process dynamics and operability of a whey ultrafiltration stage  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

There is limited information available to describe how the recycle ratios of the retentate and permeate streams can be used to counteract the effects of fluctuations in feed flowrate and composition on the flowrate and composition of the retentate stream from a whey ultrafiltration (UF) process. Based on dynamic modelling of a single membrane channel and a single-stage membrane module, it was found that the high retentate recycle ratio typically used in industrial UF of whey imposes slow dynamic responses and extensive oscillations on the flowrate and concentration of the retentate after a feedback controller is implemented. Even though the permeate recycle ratio can be used to control the specifications of the retentate, the high retentate recycle ratio used in typical whey UF processing places a limit on how fast the effects of fluctuations in feed flowrate and composition can be mitigated. Since a high retentate recycle ratio is required to improve the productivity of the whey UF process, a tradeoff must be obtained between the productivity and the time required to mitigate the effects of fluctuations in feed flowrate and composition.

Kevin W.K. Yee; Alessio Alexiadis; Jie Bao; Dianne E. Wiley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Argonne CNM Highlight: High density, high-aspect-ratio precision polyimide  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

High density, high-aspect-ratio precision polyimide nanofilters High density, high-aspect-ratio precision polyimide nanofilters Polyimide Nanofilter SEM of a polyimide film with holes ~250 nm in diameter and ~10 µm deep. The cross-sectional cut of the channels in the front are made visible by focused ion-beam milling. Collaborative users from Creatv MicroTech, Inc. and Los Alamos National Laboratory, working with CNM's Nanofabrication & Devices Group, have demonstrated a novel fabrication process that produces high-porosity polymer nanofilters with smooth, uniform. and straight pores and high aspect ratios. Nanofilters have a wide range of applications for various size-exclusion-based separations in bioseparation and nanomedicine, such as laboratory assays, removing bacteria and viruses, drug delivery devices,

197

36Cl/Cl ratios in geothermal systems- preliminary measurements from the  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Cl/Cl ratios in geothermal systems- preliminary measurements from the Cl/Cl ratios in geothermal systems- preliminary measurements from the Coso Field Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Proceedings: 36Cl/Cl ratios in geothermal systems- preliminary measurements from the Coso Field Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: The {sub 36}Cl/Cl isotopic composition of chlorine in geothermal systems can be a useful diagnostic tool in characterizing hydrologic structure, in determining the origins and age of waters within the systems, and in differentiating the sources of chlorine (and other solutes) in the thermal waters. The {sub 36}Cl/Cl values for several geothermal water samples and reservoir host rock samples from the Coso, California geothermal field have been measured for these purposes. The results

198

Nano-scaled graphene platelets with a high length-to-width aspect ratio  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention provides a nano-scaled graphene platelet (NGP) having a thickness no greater than 100 nm and a length-to-width ratio no less than 3 (preferably greater than 10). The NGP with a high length-to-width ratio can be prepared by using a method comprising (a) intercalating a carbon fiber or graphite fiber with an intercalate to form an intercalated fiber; (b) exfoliating the intercalated fiber to obtain an exfoliated fiber comprising graphene sheets or flakes; and (c) separating the graphene sheets or flakes to obtain nano-scaled graphene platelets. The invention also provides a nanocomposite material comprising an NGP with a high length-to-width ratio. Such a nanocomposite can become electrically conductive with a small weight fraction of NGPs. Conductive composites are particularly useful for shielding of sensitive electronic equipment against electromagnetic interference (EMI) or radio frequency interference (RFI), and for electrostatic charge dissipation.

Zhamu, Aruna (Centerville, OH); Guo, Jiusheng (Centerville, OH); Jang, Bor Z. (Centerville, OH)

2010-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

199

Measurement of the charge ratio of atmospheric muons with the CMS detector  

SciTech Connect

We present a measurement of the ratio of positive to negative muon fluxes from cosmic ray interactions in the atmosphere, using data collected by the CMS detector both at ground level and in the underground experimental cavern at the CERN LHC. Muons were detected in the momentum range from 5 GeV/c to 1 TeV/c. The surface flux ratio is measured to be 1.2766 \\pm 0.0032(stat.) \\pm 0.0032 (syst.), independent of the muon momentum, below 100 GeV/c. This is the most precise measurement to date. At higher momenta the data are consistent with an increase of the charge ratio, in agreement with cosmic ray shower models and compatible with previous measurements by deep-underground experiments.

Khachatryan, Vardan; et al.

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

200

The effects of R/X ratios on power system minimum loss  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Impedanoe 20+$40 20+ 40 R/X ratio 1/2 1 2 X17 Angle (degrees -5 -7. 5 -10. 0 -12. 5 -15. 0 10 I R 2, 03 2 ' 44 3e04 3. 68 4. 60 5+76 2. 45 3. 77 5. 68 TOTAL 4, 06 4. 88 6. 08 7. 36 9 ~ 20 lla52 4 ' 90 7+54 11, 36 I Z 4 ' 53..., itions: (1) The line impedanoes and R/X ratios are, Line 134 Im edanoe 0 100 5 10 R ratio 1 2 1 2 X17 Angle (degrees) 2 ~ 5 o95 i+90 TOTAL IR IX ~ 87 i 1. 74 I Z 1 ~ 95 2. 12 P 0' OS I R I X I Z 100. 0 108 ' 8 -5 ' 0 i+13 2+26 2...

Denison, John Scott

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


201

Uses of chloride/bromide ratios in studies of potable water  

SciTech Connect

In natural ground water systems, both chlorine and bromine occur primarily as monovalent anions, chloride and bromide. Although dissolution or precipitation of halite, biological activity in the root zone, anion sorption, and exchange can affect chloride/bromide ratios in some settings, movement of the ions in potable ground water is most often conservative. Atmospheric precipitation will generally have mass ratios between 50 and 150; shallow ground water, between 100 and 200; domestic sewage, between 300 and 600; water affected by dissolution of halite, between 1,000 and 10,000; and summer runoff from urban streets, between 10 and 100. These, and other distinctive elemental ratios, are useful in the reconstruction of the origin and movement of ground water, as illustrated by case studies investigating sources of salinity in ground water from Alberta, Kansas, and Arizona, and infiltration rates and pathways at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Davis, S.N. [Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (United States). Dept. of Hydrology and Water Resources; Whittemore, D.O. [Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (United States). Kansas Geological Survey; Fabryka-Martin, J. [Los Alamos National Lab., NM (United States)

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Bayesian Integration of Isotope Ratios for Geographic Sourcing of Castor Beans  

SciTech Connect

Recent years have seen an increase in the forensic interest associated with the poison ricin, which is extracted from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant. Both light element (C, N, O, and H) and strontium (Sr) isotope ratios have previously been used to associate organic material with geographic regions of origin. We present a Bayesian integration methodology that can more accurately predict the region of origin for a castor bean than individual models developed independently for light element stable isotopes or Sr isotope ratios. Our results demonstrate a clear improvement in the ability to correctly classify regions based on the integrated model with a class accuracy of 6 0 . 9 {+-} 2 . 1 % versus 5 5 . 9 {+-} 2 . 1 % and 4 0 . 2 {+-} 1 . 8 % for the light element and strontium (Sr) isotope ratios, respectively. In addition, we show graphically the strengths and weaknesses of each dataset in respect to class prediction and how the integration of these datasets strengthens the overall model.

Webb-Robertson, Bobbie-Jo M.; Kreuzer, Helen W.; Hart, Garret L.; Ehleringer, James; West, Jason B.; Gill, Gary A.; Duckworth, Douglas C.

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

203

The influence of cluster emission and the symmetry energy on neutron-proton spectral double ratios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Emissions of free neutrons and protons from the central collisions of 124Sn+124Sn and 112Sn+112Sn reactions are simulated using the Improved Quantum Molecular Dynamics model with two different density dependence of the symmetry energy in the nuclear equation of state. The constructed double ratios of the neutron to proton ratios of the two reaction systems are found to be sensitive to the symmetry terms in the EOS. The effect of cluster formation is examined and found to affect the double ratios mainly in the low energy region. In order to extract better information on symmetry energy with transport models, it is therefore important to have accurate data in the high energy region which also is affected minimally by sequential decays.

Y. X. Zhang; P. Danielewicz; M. Famiano; Z. Li; W. G. Lynch; M. B. Tsang

2007-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

204

Measurement of the ratio of hydrogen to deuterium at the KSTAR 2009 experimental campaign  

SciTech Connect

The control of the ratio of hydrogen to the deuterium is one of the very important issues for ion cyclotron range of frequency (ICRF) minority heating as well as the plasma wall interaction in the tokamak. The ratio of hydrogen to deuterium during the tokamak shot was deduced from the emission spectroscopy measurements during the KSTAR 2009 experimental campaign. Graphite tiles were used for the plasma facing components (PFCs) at KSTAR and its surface area exposed to the plasma was about 11 m{sup 2}. The data showed that it remained as high as around 50% during the campaign period because graphite tiles were exposed to the air for about two months and the hydrogen contents at the tiles are not fully pumped out due to the lack of baking on the PFC in the 2009 campaign. The validation of the spectroscopy method was checked by using the Zeeman effects and the ratio of hydrogen to the deuterium is compared with results from the residual gas analysis. During the tokamak shot, the ratio is low below 10% initially and saturated after around 1 s. When there is a hydrogen injection to the vessel via ion cyclotron wall conditioning and the boronization process where the carbone is used, the ratio of the hydrogen to the deuterium is increased by up to 100% and it recovers to around 50% after one day of operation. However it does not decrease below 50% at the end of the experimental campaign. It was found that the full baking on the PFC (with a high temperature and sufficient vacuum pumping) is required for the ratio control which guarantees the efficient ICRF heating at the KSTAR 2010 experimental campaign.

Kwak, Jong-Gu; Wang, Son Jong; Kim, Sun Ho [Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, 1045 Daedeok-daero, Yuseong, Daejeon, South Korea, 305-353 (Korea, Republic of); Park, Jae Min; Na, Hoon Kyun [National Fusion Research Institute, Yuseong, Daejeon, South Korea, 305-333 (Korea, Republic of)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

205

"Table A15. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Census Region and Economic" " Characteristics of the Establishment, 1991" ,,,"Consumption","Major" " "," ","Consumption","per Dollar","Byproducts(b)","Fuel Oil(c)"," " " ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","as a Percent","as a Percent","RSE" " ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row" "Economic Characteristics(a)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(percent)","(percent)","Factors"

206

"Table A45. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

5. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption" 5. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption" " for Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Industry Group," " Selected Industries, and Value of Shipment Categories, 1994" ,,,,,"Major" ,,,"Consumption","Consumption per","Byproducts(c)","Fuel Oil(d)" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","Dollar of Value","as a Percent","as a Percent","RSE" "SIC",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristics(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(percents)","(percents)","Factors"

207

"Table A46. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption" Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption" " for Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Industry Group," " Selected Industries, and Employment Size Categories, 1994" ,,,,,"Major" ,,,"Consumption","Consumption per","Byproducts(c)","Fuel Oil(d)" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","Dollar of Value","as a Percent","as a Percent","RSE" "SIC",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristics(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(percents)","(percents)","Factors"

208

"Table A48. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

8. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" 8. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Census Region, Census Division, and Economic" " Characteristics of the Establishment, 1994" ,,,"Consumption","Major" " "," ","Consumption","per Dollar","Byproducts(b)","Fuel Oil(c)"," " " ","Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","as a Percent","as a Percent","RSE" " ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row"

209

"Table A8. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

A8. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" A8. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Census Region, Industry Group, and" " Selected Industries, 1991" ,,,,,"Major" ,,,,"Consumption","Byproducts(b)" ,,,"Consumption","per Dollar","as a","Fuel Oil(c) as" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","Percent of","a Percent of","RSE" "SIC"," ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Consumsption","Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Industry Groups and Industry","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(PERCENT)","(percent)","Factors"

210

"Table A51. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

1. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" 1. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Census Region and Economic" " Characteristics of the Establishment, 1991 " ,,,,,"Major" ,,,"Consumption","Consumption per","Byproducts(c)","Fuel Oil(d)" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","Dollar of Value","as a Percent","as a Percent","RSE" "SIC",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristics(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(percent)","(percent)","Factors"

211

"Table A47. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

7. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" 7. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Census Region, Census Division, Industry Group, and" " Selected Industries, 1994" ,,,,,"Major" ,,,,"Consumption","Byproducts(b)" ,,,"Consumption","per Dollar","as a","Fuel Oil(c) as" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","of Value","Percent of","a Percent of","RSE" "SIC"," ","per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","Consumption","Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Industry Group and Industry","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(percents)","(percents)","Factors"

212

Scaling of the Longitudinal Electric Field and Transformer Ratio in a Nonlinear Plasma Wakefield Accelerator  

SciTech Connect

The scaling of the two important figures of merit, the transformer ratio T and the longitudinal electric field E{sub z}, with the peak drive-bunch current I{sub p}, in a nonlinear plasma wakefield accelerator is presented for the first time. The longitudinal field scales as I{sub P}{sup 0.623{+-}0.007}, in good agreement with nonlinear wakefield theory ({approx}I{sub P}{sup 0.5}), while the unloaded transformer ratio is shown to be greater than unity and scales weakly with the bunch current. The effect of bunch head erosion on both parameters is also discussed.

Blumenfeld, I.; /SLAC; Clayton, C.E.; /UCLA; Decker, F.J.; Hogan, M.J.; /SLAC; Huang, C.; /UCLA; Ischebeck, R.; Iverson, R.H.; /SLAC; Joshi, C.; /UCLA; Katsouleas, T.; /Southern California U.; Kirby, N.; /SLAC; Lu, W.; Marsh, K.A.; Mori, W.B.; /UCLA; Muggli, P.; Oz, E.; /Southern California U.; Siemann, R.H.; Walz, D.R.; /SLAC; Zhou, M.; /UCLA

2012-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

213

Measurement of the branching ratios for the decays of D(+)(s) to ??(+), ???(+), ??(+), and ???(+)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PHYSICAL REVIEW D, VOLUME 58, 052002Measurement of the branching ratios for the decays of Ds1 to hp1, h8p1, hr1, and h8r1 C. P. Jessop, K. Lingel, H. Marsiske, M. L. Perl, S. F. Schaffner, D. Ugolini, R. Wang, and X. Zhou Stanford Linear Accelerator...-II detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring, we have measured the branching ratios for the decay modes Ds 1!(h ,h 8 )p1 and Ds1!(h ,h8)r1 relative to Ds1!fp1. These decay modes are among the most common hadronic decays of the Ds 1 , and can be related...

Baringer, Philip S.

1998-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

214

The effect of void ratio on critical tractive force of cohesive soils  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

THE EFFECT OF VOID RATIO ON CRITICAL TRACTIVE FORCE OF COHESIVE SOILS A Thesis By WILLIAM MADISON LYLE Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE January 1964 Major Subject: Agricultural Engineering THE EFFECT Of VOID RATIO ON CRITICAL TRACTIVE FORCE OF COHESIVE SOILS A Thesis By WILLIAM MADISON LYLE Approved as to style a d content by: (Com itt)te airman) / / (Head of D ment...

Lyle, William Madison

1964-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

An application of ratio and regression estimation to a forest land ownership project  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AN APPLICATION OF RATIO AND REGRESSION ESTIMATION TO A FOREST LAND OWNERSHIP PROJECT A Thesis By DAVID LYNN MINALDI Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1967 Major Subject: Statistics AN APPLICATION OF RATIO AND REGRESSION ESTIMATION TO A FOREST LAND OWNERSHIP PROJECT A Thesis By DAVID I YNN MINALDI Approve as t~~ye and content by: ( (Chai(man f - mmittee) (Member) (Head...

Minaldi, David Lynn

1967-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Mg isotope ratios in giant stars of the globular clusters M 13 and M 71  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present Mg isotope ratios in 4 red giants of the globular cluster M 13 and 1 red giant of the globular cluster M 71 based on spectra obtained with HDS on the Subaru Telescope. We confirm earlier results by Shetrone that for M 13, the ratio varies from (25+26)Mg/24Mg = 1 in stars with the highest Al abundance to (25+26)Mg/24Mg = 0.2 in stars with the lowest Al abundance. However, we separate the contributions of all three isotopes and find a spread in the ratio 24Mg:25Mg:26Mg with values ranging from 48:13:39 to 78:11:11. As in NGC 6752, we find a positive correlation between 26Mg and Al, an anticorrelation between 24Mg and Al, and no correlation between 25Mg and Al. In M 71, our one star has a ratio 70:13:17. For both clusters, the lowest ratios of 25Mg/24Mg and 26Mg/24Mg exceed those observed in field stars at the same metallicity, a result also found in NGC 6752. The contribution of 25Mg to the total Mg abundance is constant within a given cluster and between clusters with 25Mg/(24+25+26)Mg = 0.13. For M 13 and NGC 6752, the ranges of the Mg isotope ratios are similar and both clusters show the same correlations between Al and Mg isotopes suggesting that the same process is responsible for the abundance variations in these clusters. While existing models fail to reproduce all the observed abundances, we continue to favor the scenario in which two generations of AGB stars produce the observed abundances. A first generation of metal-poor AGB stars pollutes the entire cluster and is responsible for the large ratios of 25Mg/24Mg and 26Mg/24Mg observed in cluster stars with compositions identical to field stars at the same metallicity. Differing degrees of pollution by a second generation of AGB stars of the same metallicity as the cluster provides the star-to-star scatter in Mg isotope ratios.

David Yong; Wako Aoki; David L. Lambert

2005-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

217

Practical method and device for enhancing pulse contrast ratio for lasers and electron accelerators  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus and method for enhancing pulse contrast ratios for drive lasers and electron accelerators. The invention comprises a mechanical dual-shutter system wherein the shutters are placed sequentially in series in a laser beam path. Each shutter of the dual shutter system has an individually operated trigger for opening and closing the shutter. As the triggers are operated individually, the delay between opening and closing first shutter and opening and closing the second shutter is variable providing for variable differential time windows and enhancement of pulse contrast ratio.

Zhang, Shukui; Wilson, Guy

2014-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

218

Control system and method for a power delivery system having a continuously variable ratio transmission  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A control system and method for a power delivery system, such as in an automotive vehicle, having an engine coupled to a continuously variable ratio transmission (CVT). Totally independent control of engine and transmission enable the engine to precisely follow a desired operating characteristic, such as the ideal operating line for minimum fuel consumption. CVT ratio is controlled as a function of commanded power or torque and measured load, while engine fuel requirements (e.g., throttle position) are strictly a function of measured engine speed. Fuel requirements are therefore precisely adjusted in accordance with the ideal characteristic for any load placed on the engine.

Frank, Andrew A. (1034 Hillside Ave., Madison, WI 53705)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

"Table A50. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for"  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

0. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" 0. Selected Energy Operating Ratios for Total Energy Consumption for" " Heat, Power, and Electricity Generation by Industry Group," " Selected Industries, and Economic Characteristics of the" " Establishment, 1991 (Continued)" ,,,,,"Major" ,,,"Consumption","Consumption per","Byproducts(c)","Fuel Oil(d)" ,,"Consumption","per Dollar","Dollar of Value","as a Percent of","as a Percent","RSE" "SIC",,"per Employee","of Value Added","of Shipments","of Consumption","of Natural Gas","Row" "Code(a)","Economic Characteristics(b)","(million Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(thousand Btu)","(Percent)","(percent)","Factors"

220

Environmental levels of oestrogenic and antiandrogenic compounds feminize digit ratios in male rats and their unexposed male progeny  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...compounds feminize digit ratios in male rats and their unexposed male progeny Jacques...studied the effect on adult male Wistar rat digit ratios of a gestational exposure to...dimorphism of digit ratios in the Wistar rat, and we found that BPA alone or in combination...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


221

Characterizing the Aging of Biomass Burning Organic Aerosol by Use of Mixing Ratios: A Meta-analysis of Four Regions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and combustion conditions in determining OA loadings from biomass burning. 1. INTRODUCTION Biomass burningCharacterizing the Aging of Biomass Burning Organic Aerosol by Use of Mixing Ratios: A Meta: Characteristic organic aerosol (OA) emission ratios (ERs) and normalized excess mixing ratios (NEMRs) for biomass

Jimenez, Jose-Luis

222

Microsoft Word - o144 1AdmChg1Clean11-9-09  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Intergovernmental and Tribal Affairs Intergovernmental and Tribal Affairs U.S. Department of Energy ORDER Washington, D.C. Approved: 1-16-09 Admin Chg 1: 11-6-09 SUBJECT: DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBAL GOVERNMENT INTERACTIONS AND POLICY 1. PURPOSE. This Order communicates Departmental, programmatic, and field responsibilities for interacting with American Indian Governments and transmits the Department of Energy's (DOE) American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Government Policy (hereafter "Indian Policy") including its guiding principles, and transmits the Framework for Implementation of the Policy. 2. CANCELLATION. DOE O 1230.2, American Indian Tribal Government Policy, dated 4-8-92. Cancellation of a directive does not, by itself, modify or otherwise affect any

223

Numerical stability of the Alekseenko-Arnold evolution system compared to the ADM and BSSN systems  

SciTech Connect

We explore the numerical stability properties of an evolution system suggested by Alekseenko and Arnold. We examine its behavior on a set of standardized testbeds, and we evolve a single black hole with different gauges. Based on a comparison with two other evolution systems with well-known properties, we discuss some of the strengths and limitations of such simple tests in predicting numerical stability in general.

Jansen, Nina; Bruegmann, Bernd; Tichy, Wolfgang [Center for Gravitational Physics and Geometry and Center for Gravitational Wave Physics, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 (United States); Institute of Theoretical Physics, University of Jena, 07743 Jena (Germany); Department of Physics, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (United States)

2006-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

224

ADM-Aeolus Mission Guide on applying L2B processed  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of interfaces ported; · D: Use of integrated sL2Bp, L1B, L2B, AMD interfaces ported; · E: Use of integrated sL2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 6 Required effort 13 7 Documentation 14 8 Summary 16 9 Reference documents 17 10 Acronyms 18 #12 a unique and version-controlled L2B processing (L2Bp). From the code base a portable standalone L2B

Stoffelen, Ad

225

Boron isotope ratios in commercial produce and boron-10 foliar and hydroponic enriched plants  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Boron isotope ratios in commercial produce and boron-10 foliar and hydroponic enriched plants ... The Absorption and Tissue Distribution of Selenium from High-Selenium Broccoli Are Different from Selenium from Sodium Selenite, Sodium Selenate, and Selenomethionine As Determined in Selenium-Deficient Rats ...

Richard A. Vanderpool; Phyllis E. Johnson

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Very Low Fruit:Flower Ratios in Grevillea (Proteaceae) are Independent  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

breeding systems: G. linearifolia was self-incompatible (SI = 0.003), G. sphacelata, G. mucronulata, and G.61). Intrapopulation variability in the level of self-incompatibility was high in all species but G. linearifolia-specific compatibility was compared using the self-compatibility index (SI = ratio of selfed fruit set to crossed fruit

Innes, David J.

227

Puddle Dynamics and Air-to-Fuel Ratio Compensation for Gasoline-Ethanol Blends in  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Puddle Dynamics and Air-to-Fuel Ratio Compensation for Gasoline-Ethanol Blends in Flex-Fuel Engines* Kyung-ho Ahn, Anna G. Stefanopoulou, and Mrdjan Jankovic Abstract--Ethanol is being increasingly flexible fuel vehicles (FFVs) can operate on a blend of gasoline and ethanol in any concentration of up

Stefanopoulou, Anna

228

A measurement of the neutron to 199Hg magnetic moment ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The neutron gyromagnetic ratio has been measured relative to that of the 199Hg atom with an uncertainty of 0.8 ppm. We employed an apparatus where ultracold neutrons and mercury atoms are stored in the same volume and report the result $\\gamma_{\\rm n}/\\gamma_{\\rm Hg} = 3.8424574(30)$.

Afach, S; Ban, G; Bison, G; Bodek, K; Burghoff, M; Chowdhuri, Z; Daum, M; Fertl, M; Franke, B; Geltenbort, P; Green, K; van der Grinten, M G D; Grujic, Z; Harris, P G; Heil, W; Hlaine, V; Henneck, R; Horras, M; Iaydjiev, P; Ivanov, S N; Kasprzak, M; Kermadic, Y; Kirch, K; Knecht, A; Koch, H -C; Krempel, J; Ku?niak, M; Lauss, B; Lefort, T; Lemire, Y; Mtchedlishvili, A; Naviliat-Cuncic, O; Pendlebury, J M; Perkowski, M; Pierre, E; Piegsa, F M; Pignol, G; Prashanth, P N; Qumner, G; Rebreyend, D; Ries, D; Roccia, S; Schmidt-Wellenburg, P; Schnabel, A; Severijns, N; Shiers, D; Smith, K F; Voigt, J; Weis, A

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

A rapid and precise method for sampling and determining the oxygen isotope ratio of atmospheric  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2002; Accepted 1 March 2002 A quantitative method for cryogenically sampling atmospheric water vapor recovery of a vaporized, known, 18 O water standard to 0.2% precision. Copyright # 2002 John Wiley & Sons differentially affect both the concentration and isotope ratio of atmospheric water vapor.5,8,9 Measurements

Ehleringer, Jim

230

Physics Issues in the Design of Low Aspect-Ratio, High-, Quasi-Axisymmetric Stellarators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Lausanne, Switzerland 5 Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics,Greifswald, Germany 6 Kurchatov InstitutePhysics Issues in the Design of Low Aspect-Ratio, High-, Quasi-Axisymmetric Stellarators M Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08543 USA 2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Lin, Zhihong

231

New analysis of O-14 beta decay: Branching ratios and conserved vector current consistency  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The ground-state Gamow-Teller transition in the decay of O-14 is strongly hindered and the electron spectrum shape deviates markedly from the allowed shape. A reanalysis of the only available data on this spectrum changes the branching ratio...

Towner, IS; Hardy, John C.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

A threshold area ratio of organic to conventional agriculture causes recurrent pathogen outbreaks in organic agriculture  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A threshold area ratio of organic to conventional agriculture causes recurrent pathogen outbreaks in organic agriculture S. Adl a, , D. Iron b , T. Kolokolnikov b a Department of Biology, Dalhousie Fungal spores Organic agriculture Pathogen dispersal Conventional agriculture uses herbicides, pesticides

Kolokolnikov, Theodore

233

Heat transfer from multiple row arrays of low aspect ratio pin fins Seth A. Lawson a,  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Heat transfer from multiple row arrays of low aspect ratio pin fins Seth A. Lawson a, , Alan A 18 March 2011 Available online 5 May 2011 Keywords: Pin fins Heat transfer augmentation Array to enhance heat transfer. In modern gas turbines, for exam- ple, airfoils are designed with sophisticated

Thole, Karen A.

234

Reservoir oil bubblepoint pressures revisited; solution gasoil ratios and surface gas specific gravities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Reservoir oil bubblepoint pressures revisited; solution gas­oil ratios and surface gas specific, for bubblepoint pressure and other fluid properties, require use of stock-tank gas rate and specific gravity in estimating stock-tank vent gas rate and quality for compliance purposes. D 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All

Valkó, Peter

235

Ratios of heavy baryons to heavy mesons in relativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Heavy baryon/meson ratios Lambda(c)/D(0) and Lambda(b)/(B) over bar (0) in relativistic heavy ion collisions are studied in the quark coalescence model. For heavy baryons, we include production from coalescence of heavy quarks with free light quarks...

Oh, Yongseok; Ko, Che Ming; Lee, Su Houng; Yasui, Shigehiro.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Video-Rate Scanning Two-Photon Excitation Fluorescence Microscopy and Ratio Imaging with Cameleons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Video-Rate Scanning Two-Photon Excitation Fluorescence Microscopy and Ratio Imaging with Cameleons ABSTRACT A video-rate (30 frames/s) scanning two-photon excitation microscope has been successfully tested 690 to 1050 nm, prechirper optics for laser pulse-width compression, resonant galvanometer for video

Tsien, Roger Y.

237

Standards for publication of isotope ratio and chemical data in Chemical Geology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Editorial Standards for publication of isotope ratio and chemical data in Chemical Geology Abstract reporting data for internation- al standards that were analyzed in the same laboratory, using the same and trace elements, there are a large number of reasonably well-characterized whole rock standards from

Rudnick, Roberta L.

238

Application of Sequential Probability Ratio Test to Computerized Criterion-Referenced Testing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Application of Sequential Probability Ratio Test to Computerized Criterion-Referenced Testing Yuan;Abstract The adaptive testing is an important testing method in the modern educational/psychological testings. In adaptive mastery testing, the items are selectly adaptively according to the es- timated

Huang, Su-Yun

239

Free Boundary, High Beta Equilibrium in a Large Aspect Ratio Tokamak with Nearly  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Free Boundary, High Beta Equilibrium in a Large Aspect Ratio Tokamak with Nearly Circular Plasma Boundary H. Qin A. Reiman September 25, 1996 Abstract An analytic solution is obtained for free. In the absence of surface currents at the plasma-vacuum in- terface, the free-boundary equilibrium solution

240

Induced abortion ratio in modern Sweden falls with age, but rises again before menopause  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Induced abortion ratio in modern Sweden falls with age, but rises again before menopause Birgitta S. Tullberga, *, Virpi Lummaab,1 a Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm, S-10691 Stockholm, Sweden b than on age per se. We used data on abortions and births in Sweden during 1994 to investigate how

Tullberg, Birgitta

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


241

Universality and quantization of the power-to-heat ratio in nanogranular systems  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We study heating and dissipation effects in granular nanosystems in the regime of weak coupling between the grains. We focus on the cotunneling regime and solve the heat-dissipation problem in an array of grains exactly. We show that the power to heat ratio has a universal quantized value, which is geometrically protected: It depends only on the number of grains.

N. M. Chtchelkatchev; A. Glatz; I. S. Beloborodov

2013-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

242

Detailed measurements of equivalence ratio modulations in premixed flames using laser  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

- stabilities observed in modern lean premixed combustion systems. The present work intends to investigate and hydrocarbon infrared absorption respectively, are employed to give insight into the spatial and temporal- imental data and compare the relative effects of velocity and equivalence ratio perturbations. Keywords

Boyer, Edmond

243

K?K? X-Ray Transition-Probability Ratios for Elements 18?Z?39  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

K?K? x-ray transition-probability ratios for 16 elements in the range 18?Z?39 were measured with a high-resolution Si(Li) detector. The K vacancies were produced by a heavily filtered bremsstrahlung beam from a commercial x-ray tube. Our results agree qualitatively with the theoretical calculations of Scofield but are consistently about 15% higher.

V. W. Slivinsky and P. J. Ebert

1972-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Revisit of the neutron/proton ratio puzzle in intermediate-energy heavy-ion collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Incorporating a newly improved isospin- and momentum-dependent interaction in the isospin-dependent Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck transport model IBUU11, we have investigated relative effects of the density dependence of nuclear symmetry energy $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and the neutron-proton effective mass splitting $m^*_n-m^*_p$ on the neutron/proton ratio of free nucleons and those in light clusters. It is found that the $m^*_n-m^*_p$ has a relatively stronger effect than the $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and the assumption of $m^*_n\\leq m^*_p$ leads to a higher neutron/proton ratio. Moreover, this finding is independent of the in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross sections used. However, results of our calculations using the $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and $m^*_n-m^*_p$ both within their current uncertainty ranges are all too low compared to the recent NSCL/MSU double neutron/proton ratio data from central $^{124}$Sn+$^{124}$Sn and $^{112}$Sn+$^{112}$Sn collisions at 50 and 120 MeV/u, thus calling for new mechanisms to explain the puzzlingly high neutron/proton ratio observed in the experiments.

Hai-Yun Kong; Yin Xia; Jun Xu; Lie-Wen Chen; Bao-An Li; Yu-Gang Ma

2015-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

245

Global gyrokinetic stability of collisionless microtearing modes in large aspect ratio tokamaks  

SciTech Connect

Linear full radius gyrokinetic calculations show the existence of unstable microtearing modes (MTMs) in purely collisionless, high temperature, large aspect ratio tokamak plasmas. The present study takes into account fully gyrokinetic highly passing ions and electrons. The global 2-D structures of the collisionless mode with full radius coupling of the poloidal modes is obtained and compared with another electromagnetic mode, namely, the Alfvn Ion Temperature Gradient (AITG) mode (or Kinetic Ballooning Mode, KBM) for the same equilibrium profile. Several important characteristics of the modes are brought out and compared, such as a clear signature in the symmetry properties of the two modes, the plasma? dependence, and radial and poloidal length scales of the electrostatic and magnetic vector potential fluctuations. Extensive parameter scans for this collisionless microtearing mode reveal the scaling of the growth rate with ? and the electron temperature gradient ?{sub e}. Scans at different ? values show an inverse relationship between the ?{sub e} threshold and ?, leading to a stability diagram, and implying that the mode might exist at moderate to strong temperature gradients for finite ? plasmas in large aspect ratio tokamaks. In contrast to small aspect ratio tokamaks where the trapped electron magnetic drift resonance is found to be important, in large aspect ratio tokamaks, a strong destabilization due to the magnetic drift resonance of passing electrons is observed and is identified as a possible collisionless drive mechanism for the collisionless MTM.

Swamy, Aditya K.; Ganesh, R., E-mail: ganesh@ipr.res.in [Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar (India); Chowdhury, J. [Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309 (United States); Brunner, S.; Vaclavik, J.; Villard, L. [CRPP, EPFL, 1015 Lausanne (Switzerland)

2014-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

246

Role of Hydrogen Peroxide in a Selected Emulsified Fuel Ratio and Comparing It to Diesel Fuel  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

(9) At higher load conditions, the brake thermal efficiency slightly increases for the hydrogen-peroxide-added emulsified fuel than for the remaining two fuels. ... Reduction of NOx, smoke, BSFC, and maximum combustion pressure by low compression ratios in a diesel engine fueled by emulsified fuel. ...

M. P. Ashok; C. G. Saravanan

2008-05-03T23:59:59.000Z

247

The sex ratio at birth in China in 2000: a provincial level analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

declined rapidly in China, from an average of about 6 children per woman in 1970 to 1.8 in 2000. However, due to the strong preference of a son, the sex ratio at birth began to increase in the 1980s. The 2000 Population Census of China reports a total sex...

Gu, Yuan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

248

Numerical analysis of the optimal turbine pressure drop ratio in a solar chimney power plant  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract In a solar chimney power plant, only a fraction of the available total pressure difference can be used to run the turbine to generate electrical power. The optimal ratio of the turbine pressure drop to the available total pressure difference in a solar chimney system is investigated using theoretical analysis and 3D numerical simulations. The values found in the literature for the optimal ratio vary between 2/3 and 0.97. In this study, however, the optimal ratio was found to vary with the intensity of solar radiation, and to be around 0.9 for the Spanish prototype. In addition, the optimal ratios obtained from the analytical approach are close to those from the numerical simulation and their differences are mainly caused by the neglect of aerodynamic losses associated with skin friction, flow separation, and secondary flow in the theoretical analysis. This study may be useful for the preliminary estimation of power plant performance and the power-regulating strategy option for solar chimney turbines.

Penghua Guo; Jingyin Li; Yuan Wang; Yingwen Liu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Temperature Compensated Air/Fuel Ratio Control on a Recuperated Furnace  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

When recuperation is added to a furnace, air/ fuel ratio control seemingly becomes more complicated. Two methods normally used are mass flow control where the fuel pressure or flow is proportional to the mass flow of air or cross-connected control...

Ferri, J. L.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Effects of Solid-to-Solution Ratio on Uranium(VI) Adsorption and Its  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Effects of Solid-to-Solution Ratio on Uranium(VI) Adsorption and Its Implications T A O C H E N G, and Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1215 West Dayton Street, Madison interacting ligands. Introduction The migration of uranium(VI), as well as other radionuclides and metal

Roden, Eric E.

251

Between-Source Modelling for Likelihood Ratio Computation in Forensic Biometric Recognition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Between-Source Modelling for Likelihood Ratio Computation in Forensic Biometric Recognition Daniel, Switzerland Abstract. In this paper, the use of biometric systems in forensic ap- plications is reviewed. Main differences between the aim of commercial biometric systems and forensic reporting are highlighted, showing

Autonoma de Madrid, Universidad

252

Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios of Phenolic Compounds in Secondary Particulate Organic Matter Formed by Photooxidation of Toluene  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Compound-specific stable carbon isotope ratios for phenolic compounds in secondary particulate organic matter (POM) formed by photooxidation of toluene were studied. Secondary POM generated by photooxidation of toluene using a continuous-flow reactor and an 8 cubic meter indoor smog chamber was collected, and then extracted with acetonitrile. Eight phenolic compounds were identified in the extracts by a gas chromatograph coupled with a mass spectrometer, and their compound-specific stable carbon isotope ratios were determined by a gas chromatograph coupled with a combustion furnace followed by an isotope ratio mass spectrometer. The majority of the products, including methylnitrophenols and methylnitrocatechols, were isotopically depleted by 5 to 6 permil compared to the initial isotope ratio for toluene, whereas the isotope ratio for 4_nitrophenol remained the same as the initial isotope ratio for toluene. Based on the reaction mechanisms postulated in literature, stable carbon isotope ratios of these produc...

Irei, Satoshi; Huang, Lin; Auld, Janeen; Collin, Fabrice; Hastie, Donald

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Galaxy Merger Statistics and Inferred Bulge-to-Disk Ratios in Cosmological SPH Simulations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We construct merger trees for galaxies identified in a cosmological hydrodynamical simulation and use them to characterize predicted merger rates as a function of redshift, galaxy mass, and merger mass ratio. At z=0.3, we find a mean rate of 0.054 mergers per galaxy per Gyr above a 1:2 mass ratio threshold for massive galaxies (baryonic mass above 6.4E10 \\Msun), but only 0.018 / Gyr for lower mass galaxies. The mass ratio distribution is proportional to R_merg^-1.2 for the massive galaxy sample, so high mass mergers dominate the total merger growth rate. The predicted rates increase rapidly with increasing redshift, and they agree reasonably well with observational estimates. A substantial fraction of galaxies do not experience any resolved mergers during the course of the simulation, and even for the high mass sample only 50% of galaxies experience a greater than 1:4 merger since z=1. Typical galaxies thus have fairly quiescent merger histories. We assign bulge-to-disk ratios to simulated galaxies by assuming that mergers above a mass ratio threshold R_major convert stellar disks into spheroids. With R_major of 1:4, we obtain a fairly good match to the observed dependence of early-type fraction on galaxy mass. However, the predicted fraction of truly bulge-dominated systems (f_bulge} > 0.8) is small, and producing a substantial population of bulge-dominated galaxies may require a mechanism that shuts off gas accretion at late times and/or additional processes (besides major mergers) for producing bulges.

Ariyeh Maller; Neal Katz; Dusan Keres; Romeel Dave; David H. Weinberg

2005-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

254

Energetic and exergetic analyses of a variable compression ratio spark ignition gas engine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Considering the significance of obtaining higher efficiencies from internal combustion engines (ICE) along with the growing role of natural gas as a fuel, the present work is set to explore the effects of compression ratio (CR hereafter) and air/fuel equivalence ratio (AFER hereafter) on the energy and exergy potentials in a gas-fueled spark ignition internal combustion engine. Experiments are carried out using a single cylinder, port injection, water cooled, variable compression ratio (VCR hereafter), spark ignition engine at a constant engine speed of 2000rpm. The study involves \\{CRs\\} of 12, 14 and 16 and 10 \\{AFERs\\} between 0.8 and 1.25. Pure methane is utilized for the analysis. In addition, a natural gas blend with the minimum methane content among Iranian gas sources is also tested in order to investigate the effect of real natural gas on findings. The energy analysis involves input fuel power, indicated power and losses due to high temperature of exhaust gases and their unburned content, blow-by and heat loss. The exergy analysis is carried out for availability input and piston, exhaust, and losses availabilities along with destructed entropy. The analysis indicates an increase in the ratio of thermo-mechanical exhaust availability to fuel availability by CR with a maximum near stoichiometry, whereas it is shown that chemical exhaust exergy is not dependent on CR and reduces with AFER. In addition, it is indicated that the ratio of actual cycle to Otto cycle thermal efficiencies is about constant (about 0.784) with changing CR, AFER and CNG fuel used.

A. Javaheri; V. Esfahanian; A. Salavati-Zadeh; M. Darzi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Effects of fuel type and equivalence ratios on the flickering of triple flames  

SciTech Connect

An experimental study has been conducted in axisymmetric, co-flowing triple flames with different equivalence ratios of the inner and outer reactant streams (2<{phi}{sub in}<3 and 0{<=}{phi}{sub out}<0.7). Different fuel combinations, like propane/propane, propane/methane or methane/methane in the inner and outer streams respectively, have been used in the experiments. The structures of the triple flames have been compared for the different fuel combinations and equivalence ratios. The conditions under which triple flames exhibit oscillation have been identified. During the oscillation, the non-premixed flame and the outer lean premixed flame flicker strongly, while the inner rich premixed flame remains more or less stable. The flickering frequency has been evaluated through image processing and fast Fourier transform (FFT) of the average pixel intensity of the image frames. It is observed that, for all the fuel combinations, the frequency decreases with the increase in the outer equivalence ratio, while it is relatively invariant with the change in the inner equivalence ratio. However, an increase in the inner equivalence ratio affects the structure of the flame by increasing the heights of the inner premixed flame and non-premixed flame and also enlarges the yellow soot-laden zone at the tip of the inner flame. A scaling analysis of the oscillating flames has been performed based on the measured parameters, which show a variation of Strouhal number (St) with Richardson number (Ri) as St {proportional_to} Ri{sup 0.5}. The fuel type is found to have no influence on this correlation. (author)

Sahu, K.B.; Kundu, A.; Ganguly, R.; Datta, A. [Department of Power Engineering, Jadavpur University, Salt Lake Campus, Kolkata 700098 (India)

2009-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

256

THE INFLUENCE OF THE MASS RATIO ON THE ACCELERATION OF PARTICLES BY FILAMENTATION INSTABILITIES  

SciTech Connect

Almost all sources of high-energy particles and photons are associated with jet phenomena. Prominent sources of such highly relativistic outflows are pulsar winds, active galactic nuclei (AGNs), and gamma-ray bursts. The current understanding of these jets assumes diluted plasmas which are best described as kinetic phenomena. In this kinetic description, particle acceleration to ultrarelativistic speeds can occur in completely unmagnetized and neutral plasmas through insetting effects of instabilities. Even though the morphology and nature of particle spectra are understood to a certain extent, the composition of the jets is not known yet. While Poynting-flux-dominated jets (e.g., occurring in pulsar winds) are certainly composed of electron-positron plasmas, the understanding of the governing physics in AGN jets is mostly unclear. In this paper, we investigate how the constituting elements of an electron-positron-proton plasma behave differently under the variation of the fundamental mass ratio m{sub p} /m{sub e}. We initially studied unmagnetized counterstreaming plasmas using fully relativistic three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulations to investigate the influence of the mass ratio on particle acceleration and magnetic field generation in electron-positron-proton plasmas. We covered a range of mass ratios m{sub p}/m{sub e} between 1 and 100 with a particle number composition of n{sub p}{sup +}/ n{sub e}{sup +} of 1 in one stream, therefore called the pair-proton stream. Protons are injected in the other one, therefore from now on called the proton stream, whereas electrons are present in both to guarantee charge neutrality in the simulation box. We find that with increasing proton mass the instability takes longer to develop and for mass ratios >20 the particles seem to be accelerated in two phases which can be accounted for by the individual instabilities of the different species. This means that for high mass ratios the coupling between electrons/positrons and the heavier protons, which occurs in low mass ratios, disappears.

Burkart, Thomas; Elbracht, Oliver; Ganse, Urs; Spanier, Felix, E-mail: fspanier@astro.uni-wuerzburg.d [Lehrstuhl fuer Astronomie, Universitaet Wuerzburg, Am Hubland, D-97074 Wuerzburg (Germany)

2010-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

257

C/O RATIO AS A DIMENSION FOR CHARACTERIZING EXOPLANETARY ATMOSPHERES  

SciTech Connect

Until recently, infrared observations of exoplanetary atmospheres have typically been interpreted using models that assumed solar elemental abundances. With the chemical composition fixed, attempts have been made to classify hot Jupiter atmospheres on the basis of stellar irradiation. However, recent observations have revealed deviations from predictions based on such classification schemes, and chemical compositions retrieved from some data sets have also indicated non-solar abundances. The data require a two-dimensional (2D) characterization scheme with dependence on both irradiation and chemistry. In this work, we suggest the carbon-to-oxygen (C/O) ratio as an important second dimension for characterizing exoplanetary atmospheres. In hot-hydrogen-dominated atmospheres, the C/O ratio critically influences the relative concentrations of several spectroscopically dominant species. Between a C/O of 0.5 (solar value) and 2, the H{sub 2}O and CH{sub 4} abundances can vary by several orders of magnitude in the observable atmosphere, and new hydrocarbon species such as HCN and C{sub 2}H{sub 2} become prominent for C/O {>=} 1, while the CO abundance remains almost unchanged. Furthermore, a C/O {>=} 1 can preclude a strong thermal inversion due to TiO and VO in a hot Jupiter atmosphere, since TiO and VO are naturally underabundant for C/O {>=} 1. We, therefore, suggest a new 2D classification scheme for hydrogen-dominated exoplanetary atmospheres with irradiation (or temperature) and C/O ratio as the two dimensions. We define four classes in this 2D space (O1, O2, C1, and C2) with distinct chemical, thermal, and spectral properties. Based on the most recent observations, we characterize the thermal structure and C/O ratios of six hot Jupiters (XO-1b, CoRoT-2b, WASP-14b, WASP-19b, WASP-33b, and WASP-12b) in the framework of our proposed 2D classification scheme. While the data for several systems in our sample are consistent with C-rich atmospheres, new observations are required to conclusively constrain their C/O ratios in the day side as well as the terminator regions of their atmospheres. We discuss how observations using existing and forthcoming facilities can constrain C/O ratios in exoplanetary atmospheres.

Madhusudhan, Nikku, E-mail: Nikku.Madhusudhan@yale.edu [Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 (United States); Department of Astronomy, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511 (United States)

2012-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

258

Level: National and Regional Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios;  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Next MECS will be fielded in 2015 Table 6.1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2010; Level: National and Regional Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios; Unit: Varies. Consumption Consumption per Dollar Consumption per Dollar of Value NAICS per Employee of Value Added of Shipments Code(a) Subsector and Industry (million Btu) (thousand Btu) (thousand Btu) Total United States 311 Food 871.7 4.3 1.8 3112 Grain and Oilseed Milling 6,239.5 10.5 3.6 311221 Wet Corn Milling 28,965.0 27.1 12.6 31131 Sugar Manufacturing 7,755.9 32.6 13.4 3114 Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Foods 861.3 4.8 2.2 3115 Dairy Products 854.8 3.5 1.1 3116 Animal Slaughtering and Processing 442.9 3.5 1.2 312

259

Lattice Boltzmann Method for Multiphase Flows with High Density and Viscosity Ratios  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Lattice Boltzmann Method for Multiphase Flows with High Density and Viscosity Ratios Lattice Boltzmann Method for Multiphase Flows with High Density and Viscosity Ratios Seckin Gokaltun, Dwayne McDaniel and David Roelant Florida International University, Miami, FL Background As a result of atomic weapons production, millions of gallons of radioactive waste was generated and stored in underground tanks at various U.S. Department of Energy sites. Department of Energy is currently in the process of transferring the waste from single shell tanks to double shell tanks. Various waste retrieval and processing methods are employed during the transfer of the waste. One such method, pulsed-air mixing, involves injection of discrete pulses of compressed air or inert gas at the bottom of the tank to produce large bubbles that rise due to buoyancy and mix the waste in the tank

260

THE GAS/DUST RATIO OF CIRCUMSTELLAR DISKS: TESTING MODELS OF PLANETESIMAL FORMATION  

SciTech Connect

We present high-resolution, near-infrared NIRSPEC observations of CO absorption toward six class II T Tauri stars: AA Tau, DG Tau, IQ Tau, RY Tau, CW Tau, and Haro 6-5b. {sup 12}CO overtone absorption lines originating from the circumstellar disk of each object were used to calculate line-of-sight gas column densities toward each source. We measured the gas/dust ratio as a function of disk inclination, utilizing measured visual extinctions and inclinations for each star. The majority of our sources show further evidence for a correlation between the gas/dust column density ratio and disk inclination similar to that found by Rettig et al.

Horne, David [New York Center for Astrobiology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 110 Eighth Street, Troy, NY 12180-3590 (United States); Gibb, Erika [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Missouri-St. Louis, 8001 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63121 (United States); Rettig, Terrence W.; Tilley, David; Balsara, Dinshaw [Center for Astrophysics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (United States); Brittain, Sean [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0978 (United States)

2012-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


261

Numerical studies of the flux-to-current ratio method in the KIPT neutron source facility  

SciTech Connect

The reactivity of a subcritical assembly has to be monitored continuously in order to assure its safe operation. In this paper, the flux-to-current ratio method has been studied as an approach to provide the on-line reactivity measurement of the subcritical system. Monte Carlo numerical simulations have been performed using the KIPT neutron source facility model. It is found that the reactivity obtained from the flux-to-current ratio method is sensitive to the detector position in the subcritical assembly. However, if multiple detectors are located about 12 cm above the graphite reflector and 54 cm radially, the technique is shown to be very accurate in determining the k{sub eff} this facility in the range of 0.75 to 0.975. (authors)

Cao, Y.; Gohar, Y.; Zhong, Z. [Nuclear Engineering Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Calculation of MCPR (minimum critical power ratio) for BWR transients using the BNL plant analyzer  

SciTech Connect

The critical power ratio (CPR) is used for determining the thermal limits of boiling water reactors. In this study, critical power ratios for a series of transients run on the Brookhaven Plant Analyzer (BPA) (1) have been calculated. The transients include nominal base case simulations, simulations with variations in relief valve setpoints and the number of failed feedwater heaters, simulations at the 100% power, 75% flow point on the extended load line of the MEOD, and a simulation with partial feedwater heating. The plant represented with the BPA is a BWR/4 rated at 3293 MW with a 6.38 m (251'') vessel. Data were obtained by the Plant Analyzer Development Group at BNL from a variety of sources describing the Browns Ferry Plant.

Horak, W.C.; Diamond, D.J.

1987-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Shear-viscosity to entropy-density ratio from giant dipole resonances in hot nuclei  

SciTech Connect

The Green-Kubo relation and fluctuation-dissipation theorem are employed to calculate the shear viscosity {eta} of a finite hot nucleus directly from the width and energy of the giant dipole resonance (GDR) of this nucleus. The ratio {eta}/s of shear viscosity {eta} to entropy density s is extracted from the experimental systematics of the GDR in copper, tin, and lead isotopes at finite temperature T. These empirical results are then compared with the predictions by several independent models as well as with almost model-independent estimations. Based on these results, it is concluded that the ratio {eta}/s in medium and heavy nuclei decreases with increasing temperature T to reach (1.3--4)x({h_bar}/2{pi})/(4{pi}k{sub B}) at T=5 MeV.

Nguyen Dinh Dang [Theoretical Nuclear Physics Laboratory, RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako City, 351-0198 Saitama (Japan) and Institute for Nuclear Science and Technique, Hanoi (Viet Nam)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

264

Discrimination of nuclear explosions against civilian sources based on atmospheric xenon isotopic activity ratios  

SciTech Connect

A global monitoring system for atmospheric xenon radioactivity is being established as part of the International Monitoring System that will be used to verify compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) once the treaty has entered into force. This paper studies isotopic activity ratios to support interpretation of observed atmospheric concentrations of 135Xe, 133mXe, 133Xe and 131mXe. The goal is to distinguish nuclear explosion sources from civilian releases. Simulations of nuclear explosions, empirical data for both test and reactor releases as well as observations by measurement stations of the International Noble Gas Experiment (INGE) are used to provide a proof of concept for the isotopic ratio based method for source discrimination.

Kalinowski, Martin B.; Axelssson, A.; Bean, Marc; Blanchard, X.; Bowyer, Ted W.; Brachet, G.; McIntyre, Justin I.; Peters, Jana; Pistner, Christoph; Raith, Maria; Ringbom, Anders; Saey, P. R.; Schlosser, C.; Stocki, Trevor J.; Taffary, T.; Ungar, R. Kurt

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

Heat pump employing optimal refrigerant compressor for low pressure ratio applications  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

What is disclosed is a heat pump apparatus for conditioning a fluid characterized by a fluid handler for circulating the fluid in heat exchange relationship with a refrigerant fluid; two refrigerant heat exchangers; one for effecting the heat exchange with the fluid and a second refrigerant-heat exchange fluid heat exchanger for effecting a low pressure ratio of compression of the refrigerant; a rotary compressor for compressing the refrigerant with low power consumption at the low pressure ratio; at least one throttling valve connecting at the inlet side of heat exchanger in which liquid refrigerant is vaporized; a refrigerant circuit serially connecting the above elements; refrigerant in the circuit; a source of heat exchange fluid; heat exchange fluid circulating device and heat exchange fluid circuit for circulating the heat exchange fluid in heat exchange relationship with the refrigerant.

Ecker, Amir L. (Dallas, TX)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Phase transition of the nucleon-antinucleon plasma at different ratios  

SciTech Connect

We investigate phase transitions for the Walecka model at very high temperatures. As is well known, depending on the parametrization of this model and for the particular case of a zero chemical potential ({mu}), a first-order phase transition is possible [J. Theis, G. Graebner, G. Buchwald, J. A. Maruhn, W. Greiner, H. Stocker, and J. Polonyi, Phys. Rev. D 28, 2286 (1983)]. We investigate this model for the case in which {mu}{ne}0. It turns out that, in this situation, phases with different values of antinucleon-nucleon ratios and net baryon densities may coexist. We present the temperature versus antinucleon-nucleon ratio as well as the temperature versus the net baryon density for the coexistence region. The temperature versus chemical potential phase diagram is also presented.

Delfino, A.; Jansen, M. [Depto. de Fisica, Universidade Federal Fluminense, CEP 24210-346, Niteroi RJ (Brazil); Timoteo, V. S. [Centro Superior de Educacao Tecnologica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, 13484-332 Limeira, SP (Brazil)

2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

267

Cross-sectional aspect ratio modulated electronic properties in Si/Ge core/shell nanowires  

SciTech Connect

Electronic structures of (4, n) and (m, 4) (the NW has m layers parallel to the {1?1?1} facet and n layers parallel to {1?1?0}) Si/Ge core/shell nanowires (NWs) along the [1?1?2] direction with cross-sectional aspect ratio (m/n) from 0.36 to 2.25 are studied by first-principles calculations. An indirect to direct band gap transition is observed as m/n decreases, and the critical values of m/n and diameter for the transition are also estimated. The size of the band gap also depends on the aspect ratio. These results suggest that m/n plays an important role in modulating the electronic properties of the NWs.

Liu, Nuo [Ames Laboratory; Lu, Ning [Ames Laboratory; Yao, Yong-Xin [Ames Laboratory; Zhang, Gui-Ping [Ames Laboratory; Wang, Cai-Zhuang [Ames Laboratory; Ho, Kai-Ming [Ames Laboratory

2013-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

268

GAS EXCITATION IN ULIRGs: MAPS OF DIAGNOSTIC EMISSION-LINE RATIOS IN SPACE AND VELOCITY  

SciTech Connect

Emission-line spectra extracted at multiple locations across 39 ultraluminous infrared galaxies have been compiled into a spectrophotometric atlas. Line profiles of H{alpha}, [N II], [S II], [O I], H{beta}, and [O III] are resolved and fit jointly with common velocity components. Diagnostic ratios of these line fluxes are presented in a series of plots, showing how the Doppler shift, line width, gas excitation, and surface brightness change with velocity at fixed position and also with distance from the nucleus. One general characteristic of these spectra is the presence of shocked gas extending many kiloparsecs from the nucleus. In some systems, the rotation curves of the emitting gas indicate motions that suggest gas disks, which are most frequent at early merger stages. At these early merger stages, the emission line ratios indicate the presence of shocked gas, which may be triggered by the merger event. We also report the general characteristics of the integrated spectra.

Soto, Kurt T.; Martin, Crystal L. [Physics Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9530 (United States)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

269

An implicit wetting and drying approach for non-hydrostatic flows in high aspect ratio domains  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A wetting and drying approach for free surface flows governed by the three-dimensional, non-hydrostatic Navier-Stokes equations in high aspect ratio domains is developed. This has application in the modelling of inundation processes in geophysical domains, where dynamics takes place over a large horizontal extent relative to vertical resolution, such as in the evolution of a tsunami, or an urban fluvial flooding scenario. The approach is novel in that it solves for three dimensional dynamics in these very high aspect ratio domains, to include non-hydrostatic effects and accurately model dispersive processes. These become important in shallow regions with steep gradients, a particularly acute problem where man-made structures exist such as buildings or flood defences in an urban environment. It is implicit in time to allow efficient time integration over a range of mesh element sizes. Specific regularisation methods are introduced to improve conditioning of the full three-dimensional pressure Poisson problem i...

Candy, Adam S

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Transmutation characteristics of minor actinides in a low aspect ratio tokamak fusion reactor  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The transmutation characteristics of minor actinides in the transmutation reactor of a low aspect ratio (LAR) tokamak are investigated. One-dimensional neutron transport and burn-up calculations coupled with a tokamak systems analysis were performed to determine optimal system parameters. The dependence of the transmutation characteristics, including the neutron multiplication factor, produced power, and the transmutation rate, on the aspect ratio A in the range of 1.52.0 was examined. By adding Pu239 to the transmutation blanket as a neutron multiplication material, it was shown that a single transmutation reactor producing a fusion power of 150MWth can destroy minor actinides contained in the spent fuels for more than 38units of 1GWe pressurized water reactors (PWRs) while producing a power in the range of 1.86.8GWth.

B.G. Hong; S.Y. Moon

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Isotopic 32S/33S ratio as a diagnostic of presolar grains from novae  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Measurements of sulphur isotopes in presolar grains can help to identify the astrophysical sites in which these grains were formed. A more precise thermonuclear rate of the 33S(p,gamma)34Cl reaction is required, however, to assess the diagnostic ability of sulphur isotopic ratios. We have studied the 33S(3He,d)34Cl proton-transfer reaction at 25 MeV using a high-resolution quadrupole-dipole-dipole-dipole magnetic spectrograph. Deuteron spectra were measured at ten scattering angles between 10 and 55 degrees. Twenty-four levels in 34Cl over Ex = 4.6 - 5.9 MeV were observed, including three levels for the first time. Proton spectroscopic factors were extracted for the first time for levels above the 33S+p threshold, spanning the energy range required for calculations of the thermonuclear 33S(p,gamma)34Cl rate in classical nova explosions. We have determined a new 33S(p,gamma)34Cl rate using a Monte Carlo method and have performed new hydrodynamic nova simulations to determine the impact on nova nucleosynthesis of remaining nuclear physics uncertainties in the reaction rate. We find that these uncertainties lead to a factor of less than 5 variation in the 33S(p,gamma)34Cl rate over typical nova peak temperatures, and variation in the ejected nova yields of S--Ca isotopes by less than 20%. In particular, the predicted 32S/33S ratio is 110 - 130 for the nova model considered, compared to 110 - 440 with previous rate uncertainties. As recent type II supernova models predict ratios of 130 - 200, the 32S/33S ratio may be used to distinguish between grains of nova and supernova origin.

A. Parikh; K. Wimmer; T. Faestermann; R. Hertenberger; J. Jose; H. -F. Wirth; C. Hinke; R. Krucken; D. Seiler; K. Steiger; K. Straub

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

A study of Poisson's ratio and the elastic and plastic properties of Ottawa sand  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Mayq 1957 Ma)or Sub)acts Civil Engineering A STUDY OF POISSON'S RATIO AND THE ELASTIC AND PLASTIC PROPERTIES OF OTTAWA SAND A Thesis ROSERT RENT WZmne Captain, Corps...' IHTRODUCTIOS Engineering achievements have paced the rise oi civilization through the ages. Today the cries for greater strength, capacity and economy are heard with ever increasing frequency. Transportation and defense requirements have never lagged...

Werner, Robert Rehm

1957-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

D-T gamma-to-neutron branching ratio determined from inertial confinement fusion plasmasa)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A new deuterium-tritium (D-T)fusion gamma-to-neutron branching ratio [3H(d ?)5He/3H(d n)4He] value of (4.2??2.0)??10?5 was recently reported by this group [Y. Kim et al. Phys. Rev. C (submitted)]. This measurement conducted at the OMEGA laser facility located at the University of Rochester was made for the first time using inertial confinement fusion(ICF)plasmas. Neutron-induced backgrounds are significantly reduced in these experiments as compared to traditional beam-target accelerator-based experiments due to the short pulse nature of ICF implosions and the use of gas Cherenkov ?-ray detectors with fast temporal responses and inherent energy thresholds. It is expected that this ICF-based measurement will help resolve the large and long-standing inconsistencies in previously reported accelerator-based values which vary by a factor of approximately 30. The reported value at ICF conditions was determined by averaging the results of two methods: (1) a direct measurement of ICFD-T ?-ray and neutron emissions using absolutely calibrated detectors and (2) a separate cross-calibration against the better known D-3He gamma-to-proton branching ratio [3He(d ??)5Li/3He(d p)4He]. Here we include a detailed explanation of these results and introduce as a corroborative method an in-situ ?-ray detectorcalibration using neutron-induced ?-rays. Also by extending the established techniques to two additional series of implosions with significantly different ion temperatures we test the branching ratio dependence on ion temperature. The data show a D-T branching ratio is nearly constant over the temperature range 29?keV. These studies motivate further investigation into the 5He and 5Li systems resulting from D-T and D-3He fusion respectively and result in improved ICF ?-ray reaction history diagnosis at the National Ignition Facility.

Y. Kim; J. M. Mack; H. W. Herrmann; C. S. Young; G. M. Hale; S. Caldwell; N. M. Hoffman; S. C. Evans; T. J. Sedillo; A. McEvoy; J. Langenbrunner; H. H. Hsu; M. A. Huff; S. Batha; C. J. Horsfield; M. S. Rubery; W. J. Garbett; W. Stoeffl; E. Grafil; L. Bernstein; J. A. Church; D. B. Sayre; M. J. Rosenberg; C. Waugh; H. G. Rinderknecht; M. Gatu Johnson; A. B. Zylstra; J. A. Frenje; D. T. Casey; R. D. Petrasso; E. Kirk Miller; V. Yu Glebov; C. Stoeckl; T. C. Sangster

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Effect of aspect ratio on transverse diffusive broadening: A lattice Boltzmann study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study scaling laws characterizing the inter-diffusive zone between two miscible fluids flowing side by side in a Y-shape laminar micromixer using the lattice Boltzmann method. The lattice Boltzmann method solves the coupled 3D hydrodynamics and mass transfer equations and incorporates intrinsic features of 3D flows related to this problem. We observe the different power law regimes occurring at the center of the channel and close to the top/bottom wall. The extent of the inter-diffusive zone scales as square root of the axial distance at the center of the channel. At the top/bottom wall, we find an exponent 1/3 at early stages of mixing as observed in the experiments of Ismagilov and coworkers [Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 2376 (2000)]. At a larger distance from the entrance, the scaling exponent close to the walls changes to 1/2 [J.-B. Salmon et al J. Appl. Phys. 101, 074902 (2007)]. Here, we focus on the effect of finite aspect ratio on diffusive broadening. Interestingly, we find the same scaling laws regardless of the channel's aspect ratio. However,the point at which the exponent 1/3 characterizing the broadening at the top/bottom wall reverts to the normal diffusive behavior downstream strongly depends on the aspect ratio. We propose an interpretation of this observation in terms of shear rate at the side walls. A criterion for the range of aspect ratios with non-negligible effect on diffusive broadening is also provided.

S. G. Ayodele; F. varnik; D. Raabe

2009-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

275

PoS(EPS-HEP2013)326 Measurement of the ratio of the leptonic widths  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PoS(EPS-HEP2013)326 Measurement of the ratio of the leptonic widths ee/µµ for the J/ V. M. The European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics EPS-HEP2013 18-24 July 2013 Stockholm, Sweden-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Licence. http://pos.sissa.it/ #12;PoS(EPS-HEP2013)326 ee(J/)/µµ (J/) measurement E. M. Baldin 1 2 3 4 5 6

276

Role of Si/Al Ratio on Immobilization and Stability of Rhodium Complexes on ZSM-5  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Rhodium complexes within the pores of zeolite ZSM-5 with varying Si/Al ratios (Si/Al 23, Si/Al 50, and Si/Al 280) were prepared from Rh1+(CO)2(C5H7O2), Rh22+(CO2CH3)4, and Rh3+(C5H7O2)3 followed by thermal treatment in He. IR results indicate...

Long, Brandon

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Determination of 235U/238U Ratio on Urine by ICP-MS  

SciTech Connect

LLNL Internal Dosimetry Program - The new procedure satisfies the requirement to determine {sup 235}U/{sup 238}U ratio in bioassay urine samples. MDA - The L{sub C} and MDA{sub 95} for {sup 235}U are well below the required detection limit of 0.00035 {mu}g/L. Turn around time - Analysis of 10 samples plus 2 QCs can be completed in one work day (8 hours).

Collins, L; Gobaleza, A; Langston, R; Radev, R; Than, C; Wong, C; Wood-Zika, A

2011-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

278

X-ray and Optical Flux Ratio Anomalies in Quadruply Lensed Quasars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

X-ray and Optical Flux Ratio Anomalies in Quadruply Lensed Quasars: Zooming in on Quasar Emission T (r) = 3GMBH M 8r3 1/4 1 - r0/r 1/4 2?1015 cm 100 Rg Optical X-ray 0.1 µarcsec 5 narcsec L ~ 1045-ray and optical should be affected the same Differences in X-ray and optical microlensing #12;Chandra 0.5 ­ 8 ke

California at Santa Cruz, University of

279

Monthly Atmospheric 13C/12C Isotopic Ratios for 11 SIO Stations  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Isotopes » 13C/12C Isotopic Ratios for Isotopes » 13C/12C Isotopic Ratios for 11 SIO Stations Monthly Atmospheric 13C/12C Isotopic Ratios for 11 SIO Stations graphics Graphics data Data Investigators R.F. Keeling, S.C. Piper, A.F. Bollenbacher, and S.J. Walker Scripps CO2 Program http://scrippsco2.ucsd.edu/ University of California, La Jolla, California 92093-0244, U.S.A. Period of Record 1977-2008 Methods Stable isotopic measurements for atmospheric 13C/12C and 18O/16O at global sampling sites were initiated by Dr. C.D. Keeling and co-workers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) in 1977. These isotopic measurements complement the continuing global atmospheric and oceanic CO2 measurements initiated by Keeling in 1957. This work is currently being continued under the direction of R.F. Keeling, who also runs a parallel program at SIO to

280

Estimation of boron isotope ratios using high resolution continuum source atomic absorption spectrometry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In the production of 10B enriched steels, the productionrecycling process needs to be closely monitored for inadvertent mix-up of materials with different B isotope levels. A quick and simple method for the estimation of boron isotope ratios in high alloyed steels using high resolution continuum source flame AAS (HR-CS-FAAS) was developed. On the 208.9nm B line the wavelength of the peak absorption of 10B and 11B differs by 2.5pm. The wavelength of the peak absorption of boron was determined by fitting a Gauss function through spectra simultaneously recorded by HR-CS-FAAS. It was shown that a linear correlation between the wavelength of the peak absorption and the isotope ratio exists and that this correlation is independent of the total boron concentration. Internal spectroscopic standards were used to compensate for monochromator drift and monochromator resolution changes. Accuracy and precision of the analyzed samples were thereby increased by a factor of up to 1.3. Three steel reference materials and one boric acid CRM, each certified for the boron isotope ratio were used to validate the procedure.

Helmar Wiltsche; Karl Prattes; Michael Zischka; Gnter Knapp

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


281

Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth in Vicinity of Broken Clouds from Reflectance Ratios: Case Study  

SciTech Connect

A recently developed reflectance ratio (RR) method for the retrieval of aerosol optical depth (AOD) is evaluated using extensive airborne and ground-based data sets collected during the Cloud and Land Surface Interaction Campaign (CLASIC) and the Cumulus Humilis Aerosol Processing Study (CHAPS), which took place in June 2007 over the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Southern Great Plains site. A detailed case study is performed for a field of single-layer shallow cumuli observed on June 12, 2007. The RR method is applied to retrieve the spectral values of AOD from the reflectance ratios measured by the MODIS Airborne Simulator (MAS) for two pairs of wavelengths (660 and 470 nm and 870 and 470 nm) collected at a spatial resolution of 0.05 km. The retrieval is compared with an independent AOD estimate from three ground-based Multi-filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometers (MFRSRs). The interpolation algorithm that is used to project MFRSR point measurements onto the aircraft flight tracks is tested using AOD derived from NASA Langley High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL). The RR AOD estimates are in a good agreement (within 5%) with the MFRSR-derived AOD values for the 660-nm wavelength. The AODs obtained from MAS reflectance ratios overestimate those derived from MFRSR measurements by 15-30% for the 470-nm wavelength and underestimate the 870-nm AOD by the same amount.

Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Ovchinnikov, Mikhail; Berg, Larry K.; McFarlane, Sally A.; Flynn, Connor J.; Ferrare, Richard; Hostetler, Chris A.; Alexandrov, Mikhail

2010-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

282

Lensing by Lyman Limit Systems: Determining the Mass to Gas Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present a new method to determine the total mass-to-neutral gas ratio in Lyman-limits systems. The method exploits the relation between the neutral hydrogen column density and the magnification of background sources due to the weak gravitational lensing that these systems induce. Because weak lensing does not provide a direct measure of mass, one must use this relation in a statistical sense to solve for the average mass-to-gas ratio and its distribution. We use a detailed mock catalog of quasars (sources) and Lyman-limit systems (lenses) to demonstrate the applicability of this approach through our ability to recover the parameter. This mock catalog also allows us to check for systematics in the method and to sketch its limitations. For a universal constant mass-to-gas ratio and a sample of N quasars, we obtain an unbiased estimate of its value with 95% confidence limits (independent of its actual value) of +/- 140 {10^5/N)^0.5.

Ariyeh Maller; Tsafrir Kolatt; Matthias Bartelmann; George R. Blumenthal

2001-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

283

Measurement of the /sup 129/I//sup 131/I ratio in Chernobyl fallout  

SciTech Connect

Rainwater collected in the Munich area approximately one week after the Chernobyl reactor accident was investigated for its content of the radioisotopes /sup 129/I (T/sub 1/2/ = 1.6 x 10/sup 7/ y) and /sup 131/I (T/sub 1/2/ = 8.04 d). For the time of release, an isotopic ratio of /sup 129/I//sup 131/I = 19 +- 5 was found. This value was obtained from a gamma-ray activity measurement of /sup 131/I with a GE detector and a concentration measurement of /sup 129/I with accelerator mass spectrometry. From the measured ratio an operating time of the reactor prior to the accident in the vicinity of two years can be estimated, which is in fair agreement with estimates from other long-lived to short-lived radioisotope ratios in the Chernobyl fallout. Some measurements of /sup 131/I activity in thyroids of persons living in the Munich area is also reported.

Kutschera, W.; Fink, D.; Paul, M.; Hollos, G.; Kaufman, A.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

STOCHASTIC HEATING, DIFFERENTIAL FLOW, AND THE ALPHA-TO-PROTON TEMPERATURE RATIO IN THE SOLAR WIND  

SciTech Connect

We extend previous theories of stochastic ion heating to account for the motion of ions along the magnetic field B . We derive an analytic expression for the temperature ratio T{sub i}/T{sub p} in the solar wind assuming that stochastic heating is the dominant ion heating mechanism, where T{sub i} is the perpendicular temperature of species i and T{sub p} is the perpendicular proton temperature. This expression describes how T{sub i}/T{sub p} depends upon U{sub i} and ?{sub ?p}, where U{sub i} is the average velocity along B of species i in the proton frame and ?{sub ?p} is the ratio of the parallel proton pressure to the magnetic pressure, which we take to be ?< 1. We compare our model with previously published measurements of alpha particles and protons from the Wind spacecraft. We find that stochastic heating offers a promising explanation for the dependence of T{sub ?}/T{sub p} on U{sub ?} and ?{sub ?p} when the fractional cross helicity and Alfvn ratio at the proton-gyroradius scale have values that are broadly consistent with solar-wind measurements. We also predict how the temperatures of other ion species depend on their drift speeds.

Chandran, B. D. G.; Verscharen, D.; Isenberg, P. A.; Bourouaine, S. [Space Science Center and Department of Physics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824 (United States); Quataert, E. [Astronomy Department and Theoretical Astrophysics Center, 601 Campbell Hall, The University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Kasper, J. C., E-mail: benjamin.chandran@unh.edu, E-mail: s.bourouaine@unh.edu, E-mail: phil.isenberg@unh.edu, E-mail: daniel.verscharen@unh.edu, E-mail: eliot@astro.berkeley.edu, E-mail: jkasper@cfa.harvard.edu [Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, MA 02138 (United States)

2013-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

285

DUST-TO-GAS RATIO IN THE EXTREMELY METAL-POOR GALAXY I Zw 18  

SciTech Connect

The blue compact dwarf galaxy I Zw 18 is one of the most metal-poor systems known in the local universe (12+log(O/H) = 7.17). In this work we study I Zw 18 using data from Spitzer, Herschel Space Telescope, and IRAM Plateau de Bure Interferometer. Our data set includes the most sensitive maps of I Zw 18, to date, in both the far-infrared and the CO J = 1 {yields} 0 transition. We use dust emission models to derive a dust mass upper limit of only M{sub dust} {<=} 1.1 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup 4} M{sub Sun} (3{sigma} limit). This upper limit is driven by the non-detection at 160 {mu}m, and it is a factor of 4-10 times smaller than previous estimates (depending on the model used). We also estimate an upper limit to the total dust-to-gas mass ratio of M{sub Dust}/M{sub gas} {<=} 5.0 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -5}. If a linear correlation between the dust-to-gas mass ratio and metallicity (measured as O/H) were to hold, we would expect a ratio of 3.9 Multiplication-Sign 10{sup -4}. We also show that the infrared spectral energy distribution is similar to that of starbursting systems.

Herrera-Camus, Rodrigo; Fisher, David B.; Bolatto, Alberto D. [Department of Astronomy and Laboratory of Millimeter Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 (United States); Leroy, Adam K. [National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 520 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2475 (United States); Walter, Fabian [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie, Konigstuehl 17, D-69117 Heidelberg (Germany); Gordon, Karl D.; Roman-Duval, Julia [Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Donaldson, Jessica; Melendez, Marcio [Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742 (United States); Cannon, John M. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 (United States)

2012-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

286

Revisit of the neutron/proton ratio puzzle in intermediate-energy heavy-ion collisions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Incorporating a newly improved isospin- and momentum-dependent interaction in the isospin-dependent Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck transport model IBUU11, we have investigated relative effects of the density dependence of nuclear symmetry energy $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and the neutron-proton effective mass splitting $m^*_n-m^*_p$ on the neutron/proton ratio of free nucleons and those in light clusters. It is found that the $m^*_n-m^*_p$ has a relatively stronger effect than the $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and the assumption of $m^*_n\\leq m^*_p$ leads to a higher neutron/proton ratio. Moreover, this finding is independent of the in-medium nucleon-nucleon cross sections used. However, results of our calculations using the $E_{sym}(\\rho)$ and $m^*_n-m^*_p$ both within their current uncertainty ranges are all too low compared to the recent NSCL/MSU double neutron/proton ratio data from central $^{124}$Sn+$^{124}$Sn and $^{112}$Sn+$^{112}$Sn collisions at 50 and 120 MeV/u, thus calling for new mechanisms to explain the puzzlingly high n...

Kong, Hai-Yun; Xu, Jun; Chen, Lie-Wen; Li, Bao-An; Ma, Yu-Gang

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Astro & cosmo-chemical consequences of accretion bursts I: the D/H ratio of water  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The D/H ratio of water in protostellar systems is a result of both inheritance from the parent molecular cloud and isotopic exchange in the disc. A possibly widespread feature of disc evolution, ignored in previous studies, is accretion bursts (or FU Orionis outbursts), which may thermally process a large fraction of the water. One proposed underlying mechanism for FU Orionis outbursts relies on the presence of a magnetically dead zone. Here we examine the evolution of (D/H)$_{\\rm water}$ in 1D simulations of a disc's evolution that include dead zones and infall from an envelope with given D/H ratio in the infalling water ($\\sim 10^{-3}$), and compare the results with similar calculations without dead zones. We find that the accretion bursts result in a significantly lower (D/H)$_{\\rm water}$ ratio and a more extended region (radius up to $\\sim 1-3$ AU) where water is equilibrated with hydrogen gas (D/H=$2\\times 10^{-5}$), when compared to burst-free models. Solar system constraints suggest that our solar neb...

Owen, James E

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Production ratio of meta-stable isomer in {sup 180}Ta by neutrino-induced reactions  

SciTech Connect

The nucleosynthesis of {sup 180}Ta has remained an unsolved problem and as its origin many nucleosynthesis mechanisms have been proposed. This isotope has the unique feature that the naturally occurring abundance of {sup 180}Ta is actually a meta-stable isomer (half-life of >=10{sup 15} yr), while the ground state is a 1{sup +} unstable state which beta-decays with a half-life of only 8.15 hr. We have made a new time-dependent calculation of {sup 180}Ta meta-stable isomer residual ratio after supernova neutrino-induced reactions. This isomer residual ratio is crucial for understanding the production and survival of this naturally occurring rare isotope. We have constructed a new model under temperature evolution after type II supernova explosion. We include the explicit linking between the isomer and all known excited states and found that the residual ratio is insensitive to astrophysical parameters such as neutrino energy spectrum, explosion energy, decay time constant. We find that the explicit time evolution of the synthesis of {sup 180}Ta avoids the overproduction relative to {sup 138}La for a neutrino process neutrino temperature of 4 MeV.

Hayakawa, Takehito [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan); Kajino, Toshitaka [National Astronomical Observatory, Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588 (Japan); Chiba, Satoshi [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Naka, Ibaraki 319-11 (Japan); Mathews, Grant [Astrophysics, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (United States)

2010-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

289

Isomer residual ratio of odd-odd isotope {sup 180}Ta in supernova nucleosynthsis  

SciTech Connect

The nucleosynthesis of {sup 180}Ta has remained an unsolved problem and as its origin many nucleosynthesis mechanisms have been proposed. This isotope has the unique feature that the naturally occurring abundance of {sup 180}Ta is actually a meta-stable isomer (half-life of >=10{sup 15} yr), while the ground state is a 1{sup +} unstable state which beta-decays with a half-life of only 8.15 hr. We have made a new time-dependent calculation of {sup 180}Ta meta-stable isomer residual ratio after supernova neutrino-induced reactions. This residual isomer ratio is crucial for understanding the production and survival of this naturally occurring rare isotope. We have constructed a new model under temperature evolution after type II supernova explosion. We include the explicit linking between the isomer and all known excited states and found that the residual ratio is insensitive to astrophysical parameters such as neutrino energy spectrum, explosion energy, decay time constant. We find that the explicit time evolution of the synthesis of {sup 180}Ta avoids the overproduction relative to {sup 138}La for a neutrino process neutrino temperature of 4 MeV.

Hayakawa, Takehito [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Kizugawa, Kyoto 619-0215 (Japan); Kajino, Toshitaka [National Astronomical Observatory, Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181-8588 (Japan); Chiba, Satoshi [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Tokai, Naka, Ibaraki 319-11 (Japan); Mathews, Grant [Enter for Astrophysics, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (United States)

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Reliability analysis of a passive cooling system using a response surface with an application to the Flexible Conversion Ratio Reactor .  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??A comprehensive risk-informed methodology for passive safety system design and performance assessment is presented and demonstrated on the Flexible Conversion Ratio Reactor (FCRR). First, the (more)

Fong, Christopher J. (Christopher Joseph)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Isotopic Ratio Measurements of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Using a 4.3 ?m Pulsed Quantum Cascade Laser  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We report CO2 isotopic ratios (13C, 18O) measured in air using a pulsed quantum cascade laser at 2310 cm-1. Performance is...

Nelson, David; McManus, John B; Zahniser, Mark S; Tuzson, Bela; Emmenegger, Lukas

292

High beach temperatures increased female-biased primary sex ratios but reduced output of female hatchlings in the leatherback turtle  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract Sex of offspring in most turtles is determined by temperature-dependent sex determination (TSD). In sea turtles, higher incubation temperatures produce female hatchlings and primary sex ratios are often highly female-biased. Because of the current rate of climate warming, highly female-biased sex ratios have raised concern among scientists and managers because populations might become too female biased for genetic viability. We tested the effects of higher incubation temperatures on embryo and hatchling mortality and on sex ratios in a population of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in the eastern Pacific. The long-term study provided a large sample size in a location influenced by El Nio Southern Oscillation that resulted in highly variable climatic conditions between seasons. High temperatures reduced emergence success. Output of female hatchlings increased with incubation temperature as it reached the upper end of the transitional range (range of temperatures that produce both sexes) (30C) and decreased afterwards because high temperatures increased mortality of female clutches. Effect of temperature on female hatchling output lessened female-biased sex ratios from 85% female primary sex ratios to 79% secondary sex ratios (sex ratios of total number of hatchlings emerged). If male turtles reproduce more often than females, operational sex ratios will be closer to 1:1. Female-biased primary sex ratios should not raise concerns by default, but climate change may still threaten populations by reducing hatchling output and increasing frequency of seasons with 100% female production. Clutch relocation to cooler conditions may alter sex ratios and should be used cautiously unless temperatures are so high that no hatchlings survive. In addition, it is unknown what differential survival of male versus female hatchlings may have on the eventual adult sex ratio after they enter the ocean and disperse.

Pilar Santidrin Tomillo; Daniel Oro; Frank V. Paladino; Rotney Piedra; Annette E. Sieg; James R. Spotila

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Abundances and Isotope Ratios in the Magellanic Clouds: The Star Forming Environment of N113  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the goal of deriving the physical and chemical conditions of star forming regions in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a spectral line survey of the prominent star forming region N113 is presented. The observations cover parts of the frequency range from 85 GHz to 357 GHz and include 63 molecular transitions from a total of 16 species, among them spectra of rare isotopologues. Maps of selected molecular lines as well as the 1.2 mm continuum distribution are also presented. Molecular abundances in the core of the complex are found to be consistent with a photon dominated region (PDR) that is nitrogen deficient, with the potential exception of N2H+. Densities range from 5x10^3 cm-3 for CO to almost 10^6 for CS and HCN, indicating that only the densest regions provide sufficient shielding even for some of the most common species. An ortho- to para-H_2CO ratio of ~3 hints at H_2CO formation in a warm (>=40 K) environment. Isotope ratios are 12C/13C ~ 49+-5, 16O/18O ~ 2000+-250, 18O/17O ~ 1.7+-0.2 and 32S/34S ~ 15. Agreement with data from other star forming clouds shows that the gas is well mixed in the LMC . The isotope ratios do not only differ from those seen in the Galaxy. They also do not form a continuation of the trends observed with decreasing metallicity from the inner to the outer Galaxy. This implies that the outer Galaxy, is not providing a transition zone between the inner Galaxy and the metal poor environment of the Magellanic Clouds. A part of this discrepancy is likely caused by differences in the age of the stellar populations in the outer Galaxy and the LMC.

M. Wang; Y. -N. Chin; C. Henkel; J. B. Whiteoak; M. Cunningham

2008-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

294

Separated Response Function Ratios in Exclusive, Forward {pi}{sup {+/-}} Electroproduction  

SciTech Connect

The study of exclusive ?{sup } electroproduction on the nucleon, including separation of the various structure functions, is of interest for a number of reasons. The ratio R{sub L}=?{sup ?{sup ?}}{sub L}/?{sup ?{sup +}}{sub L} is sensitive to isoscalar contamination to the dominant isovector pion exchange amplitude, which is the basis for the determination of the charged pion form factor from electroproduction data. A change in the value of R{sub T}=?{sup ?{sup ?}}{sub T}/?{sup ?{sup +}}{sub T} from unity at small ?t, to 1/4 at large ?t, would suggest a transition from coupling to a (virtual) pion to coupling to individual quarks. Furthermore, the mentioned ratios may show an earlier approach to pQCD than the individual cross sections. We have performed the first complete separation of the four unpolarized electromagnetic structure functions above the dominant resonances in forward, exclusive ? electroproduction on the deuteron at central Q{sup 2} values of 0.6, 1.0, 1.6 GeV{sup 2} at W=1.95 GeV, and Q{sup 2}=2.45 GeV{sup 2} at W=2.22 GeV. Here, we present the L and T cross sections, with emphasis on R{sub L} and R{sub T}, and compare them with theoretical calculations. Results for the separated ratio RL indicate dominance of the pion-pole diagram at low ?t, while results for R{sub T} are consistent with a transition between pion knockout and quark knockout mechanisms.

Huber, Garth; Blok, Hendrik; Butuceanu, Cornel; Gaskell, David; Horn, Tanja; Mack, David; Abbott, David; Aniol, Konrad; Anklin, Heinz; Armstrong, Christopher; Arrington, John; Assamagan, Ketevi; Avery, Steven; Baker, Oliver; Barrett, Brynle; Beise, Elizabeth; Bochna, C.; Boeglin, Werner; Brash, Edward; Breuer, Herbert; Chang, C. C.; Chant, Nicholas; Christy, Michael; Dunne, James; Eden, T.; Ent, Rolf; Fenker, Howard; Gibson, Edward; Gilman, Ronald; Gustafsson, Kenneth; Hinton, Wendy; Holt, Roy; Jackson, Harold; Jin, Seong uk; Jones, Mark; Keppel, Cynthia; Kim, pyunghun; Kim, Wooyoung; King, Paul; Klein, Andreas; Koltenuk, Douglas; Kovaltchouk, Vitali; Liang, M.; Liu, J.; Lolos, George; Lung, Allison; Margaziotis, Demetrius; Markowitz, Pete; Matsumura, Akihiko; McKee, David; Meekins, David; Mitchell, Joseph; Miyoshi, Toshinobu; Mkrtchyan, Hamlet; Mueller, Berndt; Niculescu, Gabriel; Niculescu, Maria; Okayasu, Yuichi; Pentchev, Lubomir; Perdrisat, Charles; Pitz, David; Potterveld, David; Punjabi, Vina; Qin, Liming; Reimer, Paul; Reinhold, Joerg; Roche, Julie; Roos, Philip; Sarty, Adam; Shin, Ilkyoung; Smith, Gregory; Stepanyan, Stepan; Tang, Liguang; Tadevosyan, Vardan; Tvaskis, Vladas; van der Meer, Rob; Vansyoc, Kelley; Van Westrum, Derek; Vidakovic, Sandra; Volmer, Jochen; Vulcan, William; Warren, Glen; Wood, Stephen; Xu, C.; Yan, C.; Zhao, Wenxia; Zheng, Xiaochao; Zihlmann, Benedikt

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Update of distillers grains displacement ratios for corn ethanol life-cycle analysis.  

SciTech Connect

Production of corn-based ethanol (either by wet milling or by dry milling) yields the following coproducts: distillers grains with solubles (DGS), corn gluten meal (CGM), corn gluten feed (CGF), and corn oil. Of these coproducts, all except corn oil can replace conventional animal feeds, such as corn, soybean meal, and urea. Displacement ratios of corn-ethanol coproducts including DGS, CGM, and CGF were last updated in 1998 at a workshop at Argonne National Laboratory on the basis of input from a group of experts on animal feeds, including Prof. Klopfenstein (University of Nebraska, Lincoln), Prof. Berger (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Mr. Madson (Rapheal Katzen International Associates, Inc.), and Prof. Trenkle (Iowa State University) (Wang 1999). Table 1 presents current dry milling coproduct displacement ratios being used in the GREET model. The current effort focuses on updating displacement ratios of dry milling corn-ethanol coproducts used in the animal feed industry. Because of the increased availability and use of these coproducts as animal feeds, more information is available on how these coproducts replace conventional animal feeds. To glean this information, it is also important to understand how industry selects feed. Because of the wide variety of available feeds, animal nutritionists use commercial software (such as Brill Formulation{trademark}) for feed formulation. The software recommends feed for the animal on the basis of the nutritional characteristics, availability, and price of various animal feeds, as well as on the nutritional requirements of the animal (Corn Refiners Association 2006). Therefore, feed formulation considers both the economic and the nutritional characteristics of feed products.

Arora, S.; Wu, M.; Wang, M.; Energy Systems

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Gluon condensates and c, b quark masses from quarkonia ratios of moments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We extract (for the first time) the ratio of the gluon condensate / expressed in terms of the liquid instanton radius rho_c from charmonium moments sum rules by examining the effects of in the determinations of both rho_c and the running MS mass m_c(m_c). Using a global analysis of selected ratios of moments at different Q^2=0, 4m_c^2 and 8m_c^2 and taking from 0.06 GeV^4, where the estimate of rho_c is almost independent of , we deduce: rho_c=0.98(21) GeV^{-1} which corresponds to = (31+- 13) GeV^2 . The value of m_c(m_c) is less affected (within the errors) by the variation of , where a common solution from different moments are reached for greater than 0.02 GeV^4. Using the values of =0.06(2) GeV^4 from some other channels and the previous value of , we deduce: m_c(m_c)=1260(18) MeV and m_b(m_b)=4173(10) MeV, where an estimate of the 4-loops contribution has been included. Our analysis indicates that the errors in the determinations of the charm quark mass without taking into account the ones of the gluon condensates have been underestimated. To that accuracy, one can deduce the running light and heavy quark masses and their ratios evaluated at M_Z, where it is remarkable to notice the approximate equalities: m_s/m_u= m_b/m_s= m_t/m_b= 51(4), which might reveal some eventual underlying novel symmetry of the quark mass matrix in some Grand Unified Theories.

Stephan Narison

2011-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

297

On the electron to proton mass ratio and the proton structure  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We derive an expression for the electron to nucleon mass ratio from a reinterpreted lattice gauge theory Hamiltonian to describe interior baryon dynamics. We use the classical electron radius as our fundamental length scale. Based on expansions on trigonometric Slater determinants for a neutral state a specific numerical result is found to be less than three percent off the experimental value for the neutron. Via the exterior derivative on the Lie group configuration space u(3) we derive approximate parameter free parton distribution functions that compare rather well with those for the u and d valence quarks of the proton.

Ole L. Trinhammer

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

298

Publisher's note: Branching ratios for the beta decay of Na-21 (vol 74, pg 015501, 2006)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Y. Zhai, and I. S. Towner (Received 31 July 2006; published 11 August 2006) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.74.029901 PACS number(s): 27.30.+t, 23.40.?s, 99.10.Fg This paper was published online on 14 July 2006 with formatting errors in Eqs. (7) and (9...PHYSICAL REVIEW C 74, 029901(E) (2006) Publisher?s Note: Branching ratios for the ? decay of 21Na [Phys. Rev. C 74, 015501 (2006)] V. E. Iacob, J. C. Hardy, C. A. Gagliardi, J. Goodwin, N. Nica, H. I. Park, G. Tabacaru, L. Trache, R. E. Tribble...

Iacob, V. E.; Hardy, John C.; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Goodwin, J.; Nica, N.; Park, H. I.; Tabacaru, G.; Trache, L.; Tribble, Robert E.; Zhai, Y.; Towner, I. S.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Solar abundances and helioseismology: fine structure spacings and separation ratios of low-degree p modes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have used 4752 days of data collected by the Birmingham Solar-Oscillations Network (BiSON) to determine very precise oscillation frequencies of acoustic low-degree modes that probe the solar core. We compare the fine (small frequency) spacings and frequency separation ratios formed from these data with those of different solar models. We find that models constructed with low metallicity are incompatible with the observations. The results provide strong support for lowering the theoretical uncertainties on the neutrino fluxes. These uncertainties had recently been raised due to the controversy over the solar abundances.

Sarbani Basu; William J. Chaplin; Yvonne Elsworth; Roger New; Aldo M. Serenelli; Graham A. Verner

2006-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

300

Total to Selective Extinction Ratios and Visual Extinctions from Ultraviolet Data  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present determinations of the total to selective extinction ratio R_V and visual extinction A_V values for Milky Way stars using ultraviolet color excesses. We extend the analysis of Gnacinski and Sikorski (1999) by using non-equal weights derived from observational errors. We present a detailed discussion of various statistical errors. In addition, we estimate the level of systematic errors by considering different normalization of the extinction curve adopted by Wegner (2002). Our catalog of 782 R_V and A_V values and their errors is available in the electronic form on the World Wide Web.

Anna Geminale; Piotr Popowski

2004-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


301

A comparison of material balance calculations based on equilibrium ratios with Schilthuis balance calculations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Liquid Phases for Assumed Initial Volume of 3, 900, 000, 000 Barrels. 31 ABSTRACT The theory of the material balance based on equihbrium ratios is described. The Kelley-Snyder field is described and a calculation of oil in place by the Schilthuis...& noglectbag the pres?ace of a water drive might ~ the high value of 4x 000, 000?000 barrels, and would if included, briag this value mox's into line with the others, Any water drive that would cause such effects would have to be from a limited aquifer...

Clanton, John L

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

302

6:1 aspect ratio silicon pillar based thermal neutron detector filled with B 10  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Current helium-3 tube based thermal neutrondetectors have shortcomings in achieving simultaneously high efficiency and low voltage while maintaining adequate fieldability performance. By using a three-dimensional silicon p - i - n diode pillar array filled with boron-10 these constraints can be overcome. The fabricated pillar structured detector reported here is composed of 2 ? m diameter silicon pillars with a 4 ? m pitch and height of 12 ? m . A thermal neutrondetection efficiency of 7.3 + ? ? 0.6 % and a neutron-to-gamma discrimination of 10 5 at 2 V reverse bias were measured for this detector. When scaled to larger aspect ratio a high efficiency device is possible.

R. J. Nikoli?; A. M. Conway; C. E. Reinhardt; R. T. Graff; T. F. Wang; N. Deo; C. L. Cheung

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Interim guidance on determination and use of water-effect ratios for metals  

SciTech Connect

When a site-specific aquatic life criterion is derived for a metal, an adjustment procedure based on the toxicological determination of a water-effect ratio (WER) may be used to account for a difference between the toxicity of the metal in laboratory dilution water and its toxicity in the water at the site. The guidance contained herein replaces previous agency guidance concerning (1) the determination of WERs for use in the derivation of site-specific aquatic life criteria for metals and (2) the Recalculation Procedure. The guidance is designed to apply to metals, but the principles apply to most pollutants.

Stephan, C.E.; Peltier, W.H.; Hansen, D.J.; Delos, C.G.; Chapman, G.A.

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

ARM Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR) station: surf. heat flux and related data, 30-min  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Energy Balance Bowen Ratio (EBBR) system produces 30-min estimates of the vertical fluxes of sensible and latent heat at the local surface. Flux estimates are calculated from observations of net radiation, soil surface heat flux, and the vertical gradients of temperature and relative humidity. Meteorological data collected by the EBBR are used to calculate bulk aerodynamic fluxes, which are used in the Bulk Aerodynamic Technique (BA) EBBR value-added product (VAP) to replace sunrise and sunset spikes in the flux data. A unique aspect of the system is the automatic exchange mechanism (AEM), which helps to reduce errors from instrument offset drift.

Cook, David

305

A relationship between seismic ground motion severity and house damage ratio  

SciTech Connect

A regression equation for spectral intensity (SI) and house damage ratio is developed. Damage data of several recent earthquakes are collected from sites where the ground motion was recorded. Strong SI values without house damage are also considered. A functional form that predicts no damage to houses until the SI exceeds a critical level is employed din the weighted least squares using the number of households in each site as the weight. This relationship is used in early estimation of damage to city gas customers houses and pipelines based on radio-telemetered SI values.

Tong, Huanan; Yamazaki, Fumio [Univ. of Tokyo (Japan). Inst. of Industrial Science

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

306

What is the Chance that the Equity Premium Varies Evidence from Regressions on the Dividend-Price Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

on the Dividend-Price Ratio Jessica A. Wachter University of Pennsylvania and NBER Missaka Warusawitharana Board of predictability. When we apply our methods to the dividend-price ratio, we find that even investors who are quite confronted by the historical time series of returns and predictor variables. Correctly taking into account

Kahana, Michael J.

307

On the ratio between shifts in the eddy-driven jet and the Hadley Paul W. Staten Thomas Reichler  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On the ratio between shifts in the eddy-driven jet and the Hadley cell edge Paul W. Staten · Thomas and in the Hadley cell edge as depicted in models and reanalyses. We cal- culate an interannual shift ratio of approximately 1.5:1 between the eddy-driven jet and the Hadley cell edge over the Southern Hemisphere during

Reichler, Thomas

308

Level: National and Regional Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Next MECS will be conducted in 2010 Next MECS will be conducted in 2010 Table 6.1 Consumption Ratios of Fuel, 2006 Level: National and Regional Data; Row: NAICS Codes; Column: Energy-Consumption Ratios Unit: Varies. Consumption Consumption per Dollar Consumption per Dollar of Value NAICS per Employee of Value Added of Shipments Code(a) Subsector and Industry (million Btu) (thousand Btu) (thousand Btu) Total United States 311 Food 879.8 5.0 2.2 3112 Grain and Oilseed Milling 6,416.6 17.5 5.7 311221 Wet Corn Milling 21,552.1 43.6 18.2 31131 Sugar Manufacturing 6,629.2 31.3 12.2 3114 Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Foods 1,075.3 5.5 2.8 3115 Dairy Products 956.3 4.3 1.3 3116 Animal Slaughtering and Processing 493.8 4.4 1.6 312

309

The orifice expansion correction for a 50 mm line size at various diameter ratios  

SciTech Connect

The expansion coefficient or factor for a compressible flowmeter corrects for the change in pressure and density as the fluid is accelerated through the flowmeter. The expansion correction currently in use in the United States and also in other countries was developed over fifty years ago by Buckingham and Bean. More recent work reported by Kinghorn shows the equation currently in use to be in error. This paper describes the results of a test program to determine the expansion factors for flange-tapped sharp-edged orifices with diameter ratios between 0.242 and 0.726 in a nominal 50 mm (2 inch) line. Critical flow Venturis are used as the reference standards and dry air as the flowing fluid. The ratio of differential pressure to inlet static pressure is varied over a range of zero to about 0.2 at a constant Reynolds number. The expansion factor is determined form the apparent change in discharge coefficient at a constant Reynolds number.

Seidl, W. [Colorado Engineering Experiment Station, Inc., Nunn, CO (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

310

Pattern selection for Rayleigh-Benard convection in intermediate aspect ratio boxes  

SciTech Connect

The present numerical study examines the pattern selection process in Rayleigh-Benard convection for boxes with intermediate aspect ratio. The three-dimensional rectangular enclosure has insulated side walls. The top wall is cooled and the bottom wall is heated, both isothermally. The Boussinesq approximation is invoked. Results of numerical simulations are presented and discussed for a Prandtl number of 3.5 and aspect ratios of 10.61 and 5.32. The computations show the exact mechanism of the transition process by a detailed examination of the flow and temperature field for three different cases. The first documents a decrease in the number of rolls from 10 to 8 as the Rayleigh number is increased from 10,000 to 17,000. In the second, the change was from an eight-roll planform to a flow structure with a nonroll polygonal planform as the Rayleigh number was increased from 17,000 to 24,000. A transition from 8 rolls to a T-shaped 4-roll pattern was also documented when the Rayleigh number was stepped up from 17,000 to 20,000.

Mukutmoni, D. [Adapco Ltd., Melville, NY (United States); Yang, K.T. [Univ. of Notre Dame, IN (United States). Dept. of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Barium even-to-odd isotope abundance ratios in thick disk and thin disk stars  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the Ba even-to-odd isotope abundance ratios in 25 cool dwarf stars with the metallicity [Fe/H] ranged between 0.25 and --1.35. Our method takes advantage of the hyperfine structure (HFS) affecting the \\ion{Ba}{ii} resonance line of the odd isotopes. The fractional abundance of the odd isotopes of Ba is derived from a requirement that Ba abundances from the resonance line $\\lambda 4554$ and subordinate lines $\\lambda 5853$ and $\\lambda 6496$ must be equal. The results are based on NLTE line formation and analysis of high resolution (R $\\sim60000$) high signal-to-noise (S/N $\\ge 200$) observed spectra. We find that the fraction of the odd isotopes of Ba grows toward the lower Ba abundance (or metallicity) and the mean value in the thick disk stars equals 33 $\\pm$ 4%. This indicates the higher contribution of the $r-$process to barium in the thick disk stars compared to the solar system matter. The obtained fraction increases with the [Eu/Ba] abundance ratio growth in agreement with expectations. A significant fraction of the \\emph{even} isotopes of Ba found in old Galactic stars (the thick disk stars), $\\sim67$%, is in contrast to the prediction of the "classical" model of the $s-$process and favors the value predicted by the "stellar" models of Arlandini et al. (1999) and Travaglio et al. (1999).

L. Mashonkina; G. Zhao

2006-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

312

Multi-strand coronal loop model and filter-ratio analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We model a coronal loop as a bundle of seven separate strands or filaments. Each of the loop strands used in this model can independently be heated (near their left footpoints) by Alfv\\'en/ion-cyclotron waves via wave-particle interactions. The Alfv\\'en waves are assumed to penetrate the strands from their footpoints, at which we consider different wave energy inputs. As a result, the loop strands can have different heating profiles, and the differential heating can lead to a varying cross-field temperature in the total coronal loop. The simulation of TRACE observations by means of this loop model implies two uniform temperatures along the loop length, one inferred from the 171:195 filter ratio and the other from the 171:284 ratio. The reproduced flat temperature profiles are consistent with those inferred from the observed EUV coronal loops. According to our model, the flat temperature profile is a consequence of the coronal loop consisting of filaments, which have different temperatures but almost similar e...

Bourouaine, S

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Mechanically stable, high aspect ratio, multifilar, wound, ribbon-type conductor and method for manufacturing same  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A mechanically stable, wound, multifilar, ribbon-type conductor having a cross-sectional aspect ratio which may be greater than 12:1, comprising a plurality of conductive strands wound to form a flattened helix containing a plastic strip into which the strands have been pressed so as to form a bond between the strip and the strands. The bond mechanically stabilizes the conductor under tension, preventing it from collapsing into a tubular configuration. In preferred embodiments the plastic strip may be polytetrafluoroethylene, and the conductive strands may be formed from a superconductive material. Conductors in accordance with the present invention may be manufactured by winding a plurality of conductive strands around a hollow mandrel; the cross-section of a hollow mandrel; the cross-section of the mandrel continuously varying from substantially circular to a high aspect ratio elipse while maintaining a constant circumference. The wound conductive strands are drawn from the mandrel as a multifilar helix while simultaneously a plastic strip is fed through the hollow mandrel so that it is contained within the helix as it is withdrawn from the mandrel. The helical conductor is then compressed into a ribbon-like form and the strands are bonded to the plastic strip by a combination of heat and pressure.

Cottingham, James G. (Center Moriches, NY)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Precision measurement of the ratio of the $?^0_b$ to $\\overline{B}^0$ lifetimes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The LHCb measurement of the lifetime ratio of the $\\Lambda^0_b$ to the $\\overline{B}^0$ meson is updated using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 fb$^{-1}$ collected using 7 and 8 TeV centre-of-mass energy $pp$ collisions at the LHC. The decay modes used are $\\overline{B}^0\\to J/\\psi p K^-$ and $\\overline{B}^0\\to J/\\psi \\pi^+ K^-$, where the $\\pi^+K^-$ mass is consistent with that of the $\\overline{K}^{*0}(892)$ meson. The lifetime ratio is determined with unprecedented precision to be $0.974\\pm0.006\\pm0.004$, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second systematic. This result is in agreement with original theoretical predictions based on the heavy quark expansion. Using the current world average of the $\\overline{B}^0$ lifetime, the $\\Lambda^0_b$ lifetime is found to be $1.479 \\pm 0.009 \\pm 0.010$ ps.

LHCb collaboration; R. Aaij; B. Adeva; M. Adinolfi; A. Affolder; Z. Ajaltouni; J. Albrecht; F. Alessio; M. Alexander; S. Ali; G. Alkhazov; P. Alvarez Cartelle; A. A. Alves Jr; S. Amato; S. Amerio; Y. Amhis; L. Anderlini; J. Anderson; R. Andreassen; M. Andreotti; J. E. Andrews; R. B. Appleby; O. Aquines Gutierrez; F. Archilli; A. Artamonov; M. Artuso; E. Aslanides; G. Auriemma; M. Baalouch; S. Bachmann; J. J. Back; A. Badalov; V. Balagura; W. Baldini; R. J. Barlow; C. Barschel; S. Barsuk; W. Barter; V. Batozskaya; Th. Bauer; A. Bay; J. Beddow; F. Bedeschi; I. Bediaga; S. Belogurov; K. Belous; I. Belyaev; E. Ben-Haim; G. Bencivenni; S. Benson; J. Benton; A. Berezhnoy; R. Bernet; M. -O. Bettler; M. van Beuzekom; A. Bien; S. Bifani; T. Bird; A. Bizzeti; P. M. Bj\\ornstad; T. Blake; F. Blanc; J. Blouw; S. Blusk; V. Bocci; A. Bondar; N. Bondar; W. Bonivento; S. Borghi; A. Borgia; M. Borsato; T. J. V. Bowcock; E. Bowen; C. Bozzi; T. Brambach; J. van den Brand; J. Bressieux; D. Brett; M. Britsch; T. Britton; N. H. Brook; H. Brown; A. Bursche; G. Busetto; J. Buytaert; S. Cadeddu; R. Calabrese; O. Callot; M. Calvi; M. Calvo Gomez; A. Camboni; P. Campana; D. Campora Perez; F. Caponio; A. Carbone; G. Carboni; R. Cardinale; A. Cardini; H. Carranza-Mejia; L. Carson; K. Carvalho Akiba; G. Casse; L. Cassina; L. Castillo Garcia; M. Cattaneo; Ch. Cauet; R. Cenci; M. Charles; Ph. Charpentier; S. -F. Cheung; N. Chiapolini; M. Chrzaszcz; K. Ciba; X. Cid Vidal; G. Ciezarek; P. E. L. Clarke; M. Clemencic; H. V. Cliff; J. Closier; C. Coca; V. Coco; J. Cogan; E. Cogneras; P. Collins; A. Comerma-Montells; A. Contu; A. Cook; M. Coombes; S. Coquereau; G. Corti; I. Counts; B. Couturier; G. A. Cowan; D. C. Craik; M. Cruz Torres; S. Cunliffe; R. Currie; C. D'Ambrosio; J. Dalseno; P. David; P. N. Y. David; A. Davis; I. De Bonis; K. De Bruyn; S. De Capua; M. De Cian; J. M. De Miranda; L. De Paula; W. De Silva; P. De Simone; D. Decamp; M. Deckenhoff; L. Del Buono; N. Dlage; D. Derkach; O. Deschamps; F. Dettori; A. Di Canto; H. Dijkstra; S. Donleavy; F. Dordei; M. Dorigo; P. Dorosz; A. Dosil Surez; D. Dossett; A. Dovbnya; F. Dupertuis; P. Durante; R. Dzhelyadin; A. Dziurda; A. Dzyuba; S. Easo; U. Egede; V. Egorychev; S. Eidelman; S. Eisenhardt; U. Eitschberger; R. Ekelhof; L. Eklund; I. El Rifai; Ch. Elsasser; S. Esen; A. Falabella; C. Frber; C. Farinelli; S. Farry; D. Ferguson; V. Fernandez Albor; F. Ferreira Rodrigues; M. Ferro-Luzzi; S. Filippov; M. Fiore; M. Fiorini; C. Fitzpatrick; M. Fontana; F. Fontanelli; R. Forty; O. Francisco; M. Frank; C. Frei; M. Frosini; J. Fu; E. Furfaro; A. Gallas Torreira; D. Galli; S. Gambetta; M. Gandelman; P. Gandini; Y. Gao; J. Garofoli; J. Garra Tico; L. Garrido; C. Gaspar; R. Gauld; L. Gavardi; E. Gersabeck; M. Gersabeck; T. Gershon; Ph. Ghez; A. Gianelle; S. Giani'; V. Gibson; L. Giubega; V. V. Gligorov; C. Gbel; D. Golubkov; A. Golutvin; A. Gomes; H. Gordon; M. Grabalosa Gndara; R. Graciani Diaz; L. A. Granado Cardoso; E. Graugs; G. Graziani; A. Grecu; E. Greening; S. Gregson; P. Griffith; L. Grillo; O. Grnberg; B. Gui; E. Gushchin; Yu. Guz; T. Gys; C. Hadjivasiliou; G. Haefeli; C. Haen; T. W. Hafkenscheid; S. C. Haines; S. Hall; B. Hamilton; T. Hampson; S. Hansmann-Menzemer; N. Harnew; S. T. Harnew; J. Harrison; T. Hartmann; J. He; T. Head; V. Heijne; K. Hennessy; P. Henrard; L. Henry; J. A. Hernando Morata; E. van Herwijnen; M. He; A. Hicheur; D. Hill; M. Hoballah; C. Hombach; W. Hulsbergen; P. Hunt; N. Hussain; D. Hutchcroft; D. Hynds; M. Idzik; P. Ilten; R. Jacobsson; A. Jaeger; E. Jans; P. Jaton; A. Jawahery; F. Jing; M. John; D. Johnson; C. R. Jones; C. Joram; B. Jost; N. Jurik; M. Kaballo; S. Kandybei; W. Kanso; M. Karacson; T. M. Karbach; M. Kelsey; I. R. Kenyon; T. Ketel; B. Khanji; C. Khurewathanakul; S. Klaver; O. Kochebina; I. Komarov; R. F. Koopman; P. Koppenburg; M. Korolev; A. Kozlinskiy; L. Kravchuk; K. Kreplin; M. Kreps; G. Krocker; P. Krokovny; F. Kruse; M. Kucharczyk; V. Kudryavtsev; K. Kurek; T. Kvaratskheliya; V. N. La Thi; D. Lacarrere; G. Lafferty; A. Lai; D. Lambert; R. W. Lambert; E. Lanciotti; G. Lanfranchi; C. Langenbruch; B. Langhans; T. Latham; C. Lazzeroni; R. Le Gac; J. van Leerdam; J. -P. Lees; R. Lefvre; A. Leflat; J. Lefranois; S. Leo; O. Leroy; T. Lesiak; B. Leverington; Y. Li; M. Liles; R. Lindner; C. Linn; F. Lionetto; B. Liu; G. Liu; S. Lohn; I. Longstaff; J. H. Lopes; N. Lopez-March; P. Lowdon; H. Lu; D. Lucchesi; H. Luo; E. Luppi; O. Lupton; F. Machefert; I. V. Machikhiliyan; F. Maciuc; O. Maev; S. Malde; G. Manca; G. Mancinelli; M. Manzali; J. Maratas; U. Marconi; C. Marin Benito; P. Marino; R. Mrki; J. Marks; G. Martellotti; A. Martens; A. Martn Snchez; M. Martinelli; D. Martinez Santos; F. Martinez Vidal; D. Martins Tostes; A. Massafferri; R. Matev; Z. Mathe; C. Matteuzzi; A. Mazurov

2014-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

315

The D/H Ratio of Water Ice at Low Temperatures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the modeling results of deuterium fractionation of water ice, H2, and the primary deuterium isotopologues of H3+ adopting physical conditions associated with the star and planet formation process. We calculated the deuterium chemistry for a range of gas temperatures (T_gas ~ 10 - 30 K), molecular hydrogen density (n(H2)~ 10^4 - 10^7), and ortho/para ratio (opr) of H2 based on state-to-state reaction rates and explore the resulting fractionation including the formation of a water ice mantle coating grain surfaces. We find that the deuterium fractionation exhibits the expected temperature dependence of large enrichments at low gas temperature. More significantly the inclusion of water ice formation leads to large D/H ratios in water ice (>= 10^-2 at 10 K) but also alters the overall deuterium chemistry. For T < 20 K the implantation of deuterium into ices lowers the overall abundance of HD which reduces the efficiency of deuterium fractionation at high density. In agreement with an earlier study, ...

Lee, Jeong-Eun

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Calculation of lung-heart ratios for single-photon emission computed tomography  

SciTech Connect

The authors investigate the effectiveness of simple iterative reconstruction techniques in calculating lung-heart activity ratios (LHRs). The LHR has been shown to be an effective indicator of the severity of coronary artery disease in cardiac SPECT. A study was conducted with a mathematical cardiac torso phantom that modelled uptake of {sup 201}Tl in the heart and lung regions. The projection data included only the effects of nonuniform photon attenuation. The data were first reconstructed with zeroth-order Chang and a variant of the Bellini method, both of which utilize information from the nonuniform attenuation map. This nonuniform (NU) Bellini method compensates exactly for attenuation in the heart region, but is incorrect for other regions in the medium. These reconstructions were then used as the initial estimates in the iterative Chang, variable step-size (VSS) Chang, and Morozumi methods,m for one and five iterations. The average heart count (AHC) and average lung count (ALC) were calculated using region-of-interest (ROI) templates derived from the true activity map. The population mean LHR was tabulated as the ratio of the ALC to AHC. Using the same reconstruction procedure, the authors also calculated the sample mean LHR and standard deviation from 21 noisy 3D reconstructions.

Soares, E.J.; King, M.A.; Glick, S.J.; Villegas, B.J. [Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Medicine] [Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA (United States). Dept. of Nuclear Medicine

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Analysis of depolarization ratios of ClNO{sub 2} dissolved in methanol  

SciTech Connect

A detailed analysis of the resonance Raman depolarization ratio dispersion curve for the NO symmetric stretch of nitryl chloride in methanol at excitation wavelengths spanning the D absorption band is presented. The depolarization ratios are modeled using the time-dependent formalism for Raman scattering with contributions from two excited states (2{sup 1}A{sub 1} and 3{sup 1}B{sub 1}), which are taken as linearly dissociative along the ClN coordinate. The analysis focuses on the interplay between different types of broadening revealing the importance of inhomogenous broadening in determining the relative contributions of the two electronic transitions. We find that the transition dipole moment (M) for 2{sup 1}A{sub 1} is greater than for 3{sup 1}B{sub 1}, in agreement with gas phase calculations in the literature [A. Lesar, M. Hdoscek, M. Muhlhauser, and S. D. Peyerimhoff, Chem. Phys. Lett. 383, 84 (2004)]. However, we find that the polarity of the solvent influences the excited state energetics, leading to a reversal in the ordering of these two states with 3{sup 1}B{sub 1} shifting to lower energies. Molecular dynamics simulations along with linear response and ab initio calculations support the evidence extracted from resonance Raman intensity analysis, providing insights on ClNO{sub 2} electronic structure, solvation effects in methanol, and the source of broadening, emphasizing the importance of a contribution from inhomogeneous linewidth.

Trimithioti, Marilena; Hayes, Sophia C., E-mail: shayes@ucy.ac.cy [Department of Chemistry, University of Cyprus, P.O. Box 20537, 1678, Nicosia (Cyprus); Akimov, Alexey V. [Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States) [Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States); Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York 11973 (United States); Prezhdo, Oleg V. [Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States)] [Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States)

2014-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

318

Effects of stress ratio and fiber orientation on fatigue crack growth behavior in APAL  

SciTech Connect

A new hybrid composite (APAL; Aramid Patched Aluminum Alloy), consisting of 2024-T3 aluminum alloy plate sandwiched between aramid/epoxy prepregs (HK 285/RS 1222), was developed. Fatigue crack growth behavior was examined at stress ratios of R = 0.2, 0.5 using two kinds of APAL with different fiber orientation (0{degree}/90{degree} and {+-} 45{degree} for crack direction). The APAL showed superior fatigue crack growth resistance, which may be attributed to the crack bridging effect imposed by the intact fibers in the crack wave. The magnitude of crack bridging was estimated quantitatively and determined by a new technique on the basis of the compliances of 2024-T3 aluminum alloy and APAL specimens. The crack growth rate of the APAL specimens was reduced significantly as comparison to the monolithic aluminum alloy and was not adequately correlated with the conventional stress intensity factor range ({Delta}K). It was found that the crack growth rate was successfully correlated with the effective stress intensity factor range ( {Delta}K{sub eff} = K{sub br} {minus} K{sub cl}) allowing for the crack closure and the crack bridging. The relation between da/dN and {Delta}K{sub eff} was plotted within a narrow scatter band regardless at loading line of 2024-T3 aluminum alloy, two kinds of the APAL (APAL 0{degree}/90{degree}, APAL {+-} 45{degree}) and two kinds of stress ratios (R = 0.2, 0.5).

Oh, S.W.; Park, W.J. [Dong-A Univ., Pusan (Korea, Republic of). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; Yoon, H.K.; Lee, K.G. [Dong-Eui Univ., Pusan (Korea, Republic of). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering; Cho, J.M.; Lee, K.B. [Han Kuk Fiber Glass Co. Ltd., Kyungnam (Korea, Republic of)

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

319

A new technology for producing hydrogen and adjustable ratio syngas from coke oven gas  

SciTech Connect

About 15 billion Nm{sup 3} coke oven gas (COG) is emitted into the air in Shanxi Province in China as air pollutants. It is also a waste of precious chemical resources. In this study, COG was purified respectively by four methods including refrigeration, fiberglass, silica gel, and molecular sieve. Purified COG was separated by a prism membrane into two gas products. One consists mainly of H{sub 2} ({gt}90 vol %) and the other is rich in CH{sub 4} ({gt}60 vol %) with their exact compositions to vary with the membrane separation pressure and outlet gas flow ratio. The gas rich in CH{sub 4} was partially oxidized with oxygen in a high-temperature fixed-bed quartz reactor charged with coke particles of 10 mm size. At 1200-1300{sup o}C, a CH{sub 4} conversion of {gt}99% could be obtained. The H{sub 2}/CO ratio in the synthesis product gas can be adjusted in the range 0.3-1.4, very favorable for further C1 synthesis. 10 refs., 17 figs., 1t ab.

Jun Shen; Zhi-zhong Wang; Huai-wang Yang; Run-sheng Yao [Taiyuan University of Technology, Taiyuan (China). Department of Chemical Engineering

2007-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

320

Studies of waveform requirements for intermediate mass-ratio coalescence searches with advanced detectors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The coalescence of a stellar-mass compact object into an intermediate-mass black hole (intermediate mass-ratio coalescence; IMRAC) is an important astrophysical source for ground-based gravitational-wave interferometers in the so-called advanced configuration. However, the ability to carry out effective matched-filter based searches for these systems is limited by the lack of reliable waveforms. Here we consider binaries in which the intermediate-mass black hole has mass in the range 24 - 200 solar masses with a stellar-mass companion having masses in the range 1.4 - 18.5 solar masses. In addition, we constrain the mass ratios, q, of the binaries to be in the range 1/140 searches could be performed with losses in detection rates L in the range 10% searches based on inspiral-only templates lead to a loss in detection rates in the range 27% < L < 50%$, and (iii) templates that include merger and ringdown are essential to prevent losses in detection rates greater than 50%. We investigate the effectiveness with which the inspiral-only portion of the IMRAC waveform space is covered by comparing several existing waveform families in this regime. Our results reinforce the importance of extensive numerical relativity simulations of IMRACs and the need for further studies of suitable approximation schemes in this mass range.

R. J. E. Smith; I. Mandel; A. Vecchio

2014-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


321

Whole-Organism Concentration Ratios for Plutonium in Wildlife from Past US Nuclear Research Data  

SciTech Connect

Whole-organism concentration ratios (CR{sub wo-media}) for plutonium (Pu) in wildlife were calculated using data from the broad range of organism types and environmental settings of the US nuclear research program. Original sources included site-specific reports and scientific journal articles typically from 1960s to 80s research. Most of the calculated CR{sub wo-media} values are new to existing data sets, and, for some wildlife categories, serve to fill gaps or add to sparse data including those for terrestrial reptile; freshwater bird, crustacean and zooplankton; and marine crustacean and zooplankton. Ratios of Pu concentration in the whole-organism to that in specific tissues and organs are provided here for a range of freshwater and marine fish. The CR{sub wo-media} values in fish living in liquid discharge ponds were two orders of magnitude higher than those for similar species living in lakes receiving Pu from atmospheric fallout, suggesting the physico-chemical form of the source Pu can dominate over other factors related to transfer, such as organism size and feeding behavior. Small rodent data indicated one to two order of magnitude increases when carcass, pelt, and gastrointestinal tract were included together in the whole-organism calculation compared to that for carcass alone. Only 4% of Pu resided in the carcass of small rodents compared to 75% in the gastrointestinal tract and 21% in the pelt.

johansen, M.; Kamboj; Kuhne, W.

2012-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

322

Spatial variation of void ratio and shear band thickness in sand using X-ray computed tomography  

SciTech Connect

A detailed study of spatial variation of void ratio and shear band thickness measurements is presented in this paper. A prismatic sand specimen that initially measured 57{center_dot}4 mm wide x 120{center_dot}5 mm long x 182{center_dot}1 mm high was sheared under plane-strain (biaxial) loading conditions. The specimen was prepared at a relative density of 79% using F-75 Ottawa sand. X-ray computed tomography was used to scan the specimen before shearing and after the onset of the shear band. The specimen failed through a single shear band with an inclination angle of 65{center_dot}6{sup o} measured from the direction of the minor principal stress. Computer algorithms were developed to calibrate CT images and quantify void ratio (e) variation within the specimen. CT data analysis revealed cross-sectional spatial variation in void ratio where density is higher in regions close to the edges of the specimen due to membrane effects and confining pressure with no significant variation in void ratio in the axial direction (top to bottom) before shearing. The shear band was easily identified from the CT images, and analysis of void ratio showed a noticeable jump in void ratio profile across the shear band. A detailed statistical summary of the thickness of the shear band and variation of void ratio across the shear band is presented and discussed.

Alshibli, K.A.; Hasan, A. (LSU)

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

DOE/SC-ARM/TR-128 Tower Water-Vapor Mixing Ratio Value-Added  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

8 8 Tower Water-Vapor Mixing Ratio Value-Added Product April 2013 DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the U.S. Government. Neither the United States nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Government or any agency thereof. The views and

324

Geodesic deviations: modeling extreme mass-ratio systems and their gravitational waves  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The method of geodesic deviations has been applied to derive accurate analytic approximations to geodesics in Schwarzschild space-time. The results are used to construct analytic expressions for the source terms in the Regge-Wheeler and Zerilli-Moncrief equations, which describe the propagation of gravitational waves emitted by a compact massive object moving in the Schwarzschild background space-time. The wave equations are solved numerically to provide the asymptotic form of the wave at large distances for a series of non-circular bound orbits with periastron distances up to the ISCO radius, and the power emitted in gravitational waves by the extreme-mass ratio binary system is computed. The results compare well with those of purely numerical approaches.

G. Koekoek; J. W. van Holten

2011-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

325

Measurement and simulation of jet mass caused by a high-aspect ratio hole perturbation  

SciTech Connect

Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) capsule performance can be negatively impacted by the presence of hydrodynamic instabilities. To perform a gas fill on an ICF capsule, current plans involve drilling a small hole and inserting a fill tube to inject the gas mixture into the capsule. This introduces a perturbation on the capsule, which can seed hydrodynamic instabilities. The small hole can cause jetting of the shell material into the gas, which might adversely affect the capsule performance. We have performed simulations and experiments to study the hydrodynamic evolution of jets from high-aspect ratio holes, such as the fill tube hole. Although simulations using cold materials overpredict the amount of mass in the jet, when a reasonable amount of preheat (<1 eV) is introduced, the simulations are in better agreement with the experiment.

Keiter, Paul A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Cooley, James H [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wilson, D C [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kyrala, George A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Blue, Brent E [LLNL; Edwards, J [LLNL; Elliott, James B [LLNL; Robey, H F [LLNL; Spears, B [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

CHRONIC ZINC SCREENING WATER EFFECT RATIO FOR THE H-12 OUTFALL, SAVANNAH RIVER SITE  

SciTech Connect

In response to proposed Zn limits for the NPDES outfall H-12, a Zn screening Water Effects Ratio (WER) study was conducted to determine if a full site-specific WER is warranted. Using standard assumptions for relating the lab results to the stream, the screening WER data were consistent with the proposed Zn limit and suggest that a full WER would result in a similar limit. Addition of a humate amendment to the outfall water reduced Zn toxicity, but the toxicity reduction was relatively small and unlikely to impact proposed Zn limits. The screening WER data indicated that the time and expense required to perform a full WER for Zn is not warranted.

Coughlin, D; Brian02 Looney, B; Margaret Millings, M

2009-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

327

Axial Ratio of Edge-On Spiral Galaxies as a Test For Extended Bright Radio Halos  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We use surface brightness contour maps of nearby edge-on spiral galaxies to determine whether extended bright radio halos are common. In particular, we test a recent model of the spatial structure of the diffuse radio continuum by Subrahmanyan and Cowsik which posits that a substantial fraction of the observed high-latitude surface brightness originates from an extended Galactic halo of uniform emissivity. Measurements of the axial ratio of emission contours within a sample of normal spiral galaxies at 1500 MHz and below show no evidence for such a bright, extended radio halo. Either the Galaxy is atypical compared to nearby quiescent spirals or the bulk of the observed high-latitude emission does not originate from this type of extended halo.

Singal, J; Jones, E; Dunlap, H

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Ternary particles with extreme N/Z ratios from neutron-induced fission  

SciTech Connect

The existing ternary fission models can well reproduce the yields of the most abundant light charged particles. However, these models tend to significantly overestimate the yields of ternary particles with an extreme N/Z ratio: {sup 3}He, {sup 11}Li, {sup 14}Be, etc. The experimental yields of these isotopes were investigated with the recoil separator LOHENGRIN down to a level of 10{sup {minus}10} per fission. Results from the fissioning systems {sup 233}U (n{sub th}, f), {sup 235}U(n{sub th},f), {sup 239}Pu(n{sub th},f) {sup 241}Pu(n{sub th},f) and {sup 245}Cm(n{sub th},f) are presented and the implications for the ternary fission models are discussed.

Koster, U.; Faust, H.; Friedrichs, T.; Oberstedt, S.; Fioni, G.; Grob, M.; Ahmad, I. J.; Devlin, M.; Heinz, A.; Kondev, F. G.; Lauritsen, T.; Sarantites, D. G.; Siem, S.; Sobotka, L. G.; Sonzogni, A.

2000-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

329

Application of Wald's sequential probability ratio test to nuclear materials control  

SciTech Connect

We have replaced traditional analysis methods for nuclear material control monitoring with hypothesis testing, specifically with Wald's sequential-probability-ratio test. Our evaluation of Walds'd method, applied in both vehicle and pedestrian SNM monitors, is by Monte Carlo calculation to determine the alarm probability and average monitoring times of the monitors. The vehicle monitor with Wald's test has a much shorter monitoring delay than with traditional methods, without serious compensating changes in operating characteristics. The pedestrian monitor with Wald's method also has advantages over traditional single-interval test, in that the Wald method duplicates the advantages of a moving-average technique. We verified the Monte Carlo calculations for the pedestrian monitor by means of a special program for the monitor's microprocessor controller. The observations of false-alarm probability and average monitoring time for over 500,000 tests verified the Monte Carlo results.

Fehlau, P.E.; Coop, K.L.; Markin, J.T.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Effects of Fuel Ignition Quality on Critical Equivalence Ratio for Autoignition  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This hypothesis is based on the work of Musculus et al.,(2) who introduced the concept of a critical equivalence ratio (?), below which fuel in localized regions of the chamber is a potential source for incomplete combustion. ... The evaporative steam cooling system, used to maintain water jacket temperatures of the engine in the standard CFR engine design,(12) was replaced with an 8 L 1000 W refrigerated/heating circulator. ... Musculus et al.,(2) who first presented the concept of critical ?, stated that UHC emissions may arise from jets that ignite before EOI (negative ignition dwell) if the mixtures near the injector become too lean either to autoignite in the time available or to support propagation of the downstream reaction zone into the near-injector region. ...

Gregory K. Lilik; Andr L. Boehman

2013-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

331

The effect of freezing on the sulfate-chloride and density-chloride ratios of sea-water  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. It is commoniy hold that tho changes are negligible for most practical purposes, However, Cox and Culkin et al. (1O62) hsvo shown that there arc definite changos in the density-chlorinitv ratio fro? place to place and frcm top to bottom in thc sea... in the sulphate-chloride ratio would be expected to have a corresponi- ingly larger effect, on density than would one of the less abundant iona. CHAPTER II LITERATURE REVIEW Evidence for Sulphate Enricl ment in Ice The sulphate-chloride ratio was studied...

Burkhalter, Albert Charles

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

332

Spent fuel sabotage aerosol ratio program : FY 2004 test and data summary.  

SciTech Connect

This multinational, multi-phase spent fuel sabotage test program is quantifying the aerosol particles produced when the products of a high energy density device (HEDD) interact with and explosively particulate test rodlets that contain pellets of either surrogate materials or actual spent fuel. This program has been underway for several years. This program provides data that are relevant to some sabotage scenarios in relation to spent fuel transport and storage casks, and associated risk assessments. The program also provides significant technical and political benefits in international cooperation. We are quantifying the Spent Fuel Ratio (SFR), the ratio of the aerosol particles released from HEDD-impacted actual spent fuel to the aerosol particles produced from surrogate materials, measured under closely matched test conditions, in a contained test chamber. In addition, we are measuring the amounts, nuclide content, size distribution of the released aerosol materials, and enhanced sorption of volatile fission product nuclides onto specific aerosol particle size fractions. These data are the input for follow-on modeling studies to quantify respirable hazards, associated radiological risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and potential cask physical protection design modifications. This document includes an updated description of the test program and test components for all work and plans made, or revised, during FY 2004. It also serves as a program status report as of the end of FY 2004. All available test results, observations, and aerosol analyses plus interpretations--primarily for surrogate material Phase 2 tests, series 2/5A through 2/9B, using cerium oxide sintered ceramic pellets are included. Advanced plans and progress are described for upcoming tests with unirradiated, depleted uranium oxide and actual spent fuel test rodlets. This spent fuel sabotage--aerosol test program is coordinated with the international Working Group for Sabotage Concerns of Transport and Storage Casks (WGSTSC) and supported by both the U.S. Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

Brucher, Wenzel (Gesellschaft fur Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit, Germany); Koch, Wolfgang (Fraunhofer Institut fur Toxikologie und Experimentelle Medizin, Germany); Pretzsch, Gunter Guido (Gesellschaft fur Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit, Germany); Loiseau, Olivier (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, France); Mo, Tin (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC); Billone, Michael C. (Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL); Autrusson, Bruno A. (Institut de Radioprotection et de Surete Nucleaire, France); Young, F. I. (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC); Coats, Richard Lee; Burtseva, Tatiana (Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL); Luna, Robert Earl; Dickey, Roy R.; Sorenson, Ken Bryce; Nolte, Oliver (Fraunhofer Institut fur Toxikologie und Experimentelle Medizin, Germany); Thompson, Nancy Slater (U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC); Hibbs, Russell S. (U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, DC); Gregson, Michael Warren; Lange, Florentin (Gesellschaft fur Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit, Germany); Molecke, Martin Alan; Tsai, Han-Chung (Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL)

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Viscosity, entropy and the viscosity to entropy density ratio; how perfect is a nucleonic fluid?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The viscosity of hadronic matter is studied using a classical evaluation of the scattering angle and a quantum mechanical discussion based on phase shifts from a potential. Semi classical limits of the quantum theory are presented. A hard sphere and an attractive square well potential step are each considered as well as the combined effects of both. The lowest classical value of the viscosity for an attractive potential is shown to be a hard sphere limit. The high wave number-short wavelength limits of the quantum result have scaling laws associated with it for both the viscosity and entropy. These scaling laws are similar to the Fraunhoher diffraction increase for the hard sphere geometric cross section. Specific examples for nuclear collisions are given. The importance of the nuclear tensor force and hard core is mentioned. The viscosity (eta), entropy density (s) and eta/s ratio are calculated for a gas of dilute neutrons in the unitary limit of large scattering length. Away from the unitary limit, the ratio of the interaction radius or the scattering length to the interparticle spacing introduces a variable y besides the fugacity z. The isothermal compressibility is shown to impose important constraints. The results for eta/s are compared to the AdS/CFT string theory minimum of (1/4Pi)hbar/kb to see how close a nucleonic gas is to being a perfect fluid. The eta/s ~1hbar/kb for a neutron gas in its unitary limit. The eta/s 3hbar/kb treating the nuclear scattering as billiard ball collisions. The minimum eta/s for a neutron gas occurs in regions of negative isothermal compressibility and high fugacity where higher virial terms are important. In a neutron-proton system higher virial terms are associated with a liquid-gas phase transition and critical opalescent phenomena.The type of flow-laminar,vortex, turbulent- is investigated.

Aram Z. Mekjian

2010-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

334

The 16OH/18OH and OD/OH isotope ratios in comet C/2002 T7 (LINEAR)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The 16OH/18OH and OD/OH isotope ratios are measured in the Oort-Cloud comet C/2002 T7 (LINEAR) through ground-based observations of the OH ultraviolet bands at 3063 A (0,0) and 3121 A (1,1) secured with the Very Large Telescope (VLT) feeding the Ultraviolet-Visual Echelle Spectrograph (UVES). From the 16OH/18OH ratio, we find 16O/18O = 425 +/- 55, equal within the uncertainties to the terrestrial value and to the ratio measured in other comets, although marginally smaller. We also estimate OD/OH from which we derive D/H = 2.5 +/- 0.7 10-4 in water. This value is compatible with the water D/H ratios evaluated in other comets and marginally higher than the terrestrial value.

D. Hutsemekers; J. Manfroid; E. Jehin; J. -M. Zucconi; C. Arpigny

2008-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

335

INVESTIGATING THE EFFECT OF ENANTIOMERIC RATIO AND PREPARATION METHOD ON CRYSTALLINE FORMS OF PROLINE USING SOLID-STATE NMR SPECTROSCOPY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.............................................134 4.3.2 Choice of crystalization method...........................................137 4.3.3 Efect of enantiomeric ratio...................................................139 4.3.4 Relaxation-time determination of the L-CD peak...

Berendt, Robert Thomas

2010-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

336

Characterization Of High-Stroke High-Aspect Ratio Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Deformable Mirrors For Adaptive Optics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Characterization of High- Stroke High-Aspect Ratio Microrequire a high stroke of 10?m of mechanical that provide only a stroke of less than 6?m for

Bouchti, Mohamed Amine

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Optimization of the design and mode of operation of a QD laser for reducing the heat-to-bitrate ratio  

SciTech Connect

Heat dissipation under the high-speed modulation of quantum dot edge-emitting lasers is considered. It is shown that, for a given laser diode, there is a bias current at which the heat-to-bitrate ratio is minimized. Moreover, there exists a certain optimal optical loss of the laser cavity at which the lowest heat-to-bitrate ratio is provided for any design of edge-emitting lasers that can be fabricated from an epitaxial structure. The heat-to-bitrate ratio and the corresponding bitrate are numerically calculated and analytical expressions are derived. It is demonstrated that the heat-to-bitrate ratio of quantum dot edge-emitting lasers can be less than 0.4 pJ/bit at a bitrate exceeding 10 Gbit/s.

Zhukov, A. E., E-mail: zhukale@gmail.com; Savelyev, A. V. [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation); Maximov, M. V. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russian Federation); Kryzhanovskaya, N. V. [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation); Gordeev, N. Yu.; Shernyakov, Yu. M. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute (Russian Federation); Payusov, A. S.; Nadtochiy, A. M.; Zubov, F. I.; Korenev, V. V. [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg Academic University-Nanotechnology Research and Education Center (Russian Federation)

2013-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

338

The use of strontium-to-calcium (Sr/Ca) ratios in otoliths is becoming a standard  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

712 The use of strontium-to-calcium (Sr/Ca) ratios in otoliths is becoming a standard method conditions in wavelength dispersive electron microprobe analysis on the measurement of strontium

Kurapov, Alexander

339

Plasma polymerization of C[subscript 4]F[subscript 8] thin film on high aspect ratio silicon molds  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

High aspect ratio polymeric micro-patterns are ubiquitous in many fields ranging from sensors, actuators, optics, fluidics and medical. Second generation PDMS molds are replicated against first generation silicon molds ...

Yeo, L. P.

340

System-size dependence of particle-ratio fluctuations in Pb + Pb collisions at 158A GeV  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

New measurements by the NA49 experiment of the centrality dependence of event-by-event fluctuations of the particle yield ratios (K++K?)/(?++??), (p+p)/(?++??), and (K++K?)/(p+p) are presented for Pb+Pb collisions at 158A GeV. The absolute values of the dynamical fluctuations of these ratios, quantified by the measure ?dyn, increase by about a factor of two from central to semiperipheral collisions. Multiplicity scaling scenarios are tested and found to apply for both the centrality and the previously published energy dependence of the (K++K?)/(?++??) and (p+p)/(?++??) ratio fluctuations. A description of the centrality and energy dependence of (K++K?)/(p+p) ratio fluctuations by a common scaling prescription is not possible since there is a sign change in the energy dependence.

T. Anticic et al. (NA49 Collaboration)

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


341

Optimum ratio of electron-to-hole mobility in P3HT:PCBM organic solar cells  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We investigate the influence of different electron-to-hole mobility ratios on the performance of a P3HT:PCBM bulk heterojunction organic solar cell by using numerical simulations. We show that...

Omar Ramrez; Vctor Cabrera; Luis Martn Resndiz

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Thermodynamic Modeling and Analysis of the Ratio of Heat to Power Based on a Conceptual CHP System  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The CHP system not only produces electrical energy, but also produces thermal energy. An extensive analysis of the CHP market reveals that one of the most important engineering characteristics is flexibility. A variable heat-to-power ratio has...

Liu, Z.; Li, X.; Liu, Z.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

A Probabilistic Approach to Site-Specific, Hazard-Consistent Vertical-to-Horizontal Spectral Ratio Model  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

A Probabilistic Approach to Site-Specific, Hazard-Consistent Vertical-to-Horizontal Spectral Ratio Model Rizzo Associates Presented at U.S. DOE Natural Phenomena Hazards Meeting October 21, 2014

344

Reliability analysis of a passive cooling system using a response surface with an application to the Flexible Conversion Ratio Reactor  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A comprehensive risk-informed methodology for passive safety system design and performance assessment is presented and demonstrated on the Flexible Conversion Ratio Reactor (FCRR). First, the methodology provides a framework ...

Fong, Christopher J. (Christopher Joseph)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Uranium isotopic ratio determination in urine using flow-injection ICP-MS: a tool for emergency monitoring  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......Biological monitoring of uranium exposure in south central...determination of low uranium isotopes ratios in small...Carpenter D. O. Depleted uranium contamination by inhalation...implication for human health assessment. Sci. Total......

Maria Luiza D. P. Godoy; Ligia M. Q. C. Julio; Jos Marcus Godoy

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Fertility of stallion spermatozoa separated on albumin gradients and attempts to control the sex ratio of foals  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

December 1985 Major Subject: Physiology of Reproduction FERTILITY OF STALLION SPERMATOZOA SEPARATED ON ALBUMIN GRADIENTS AND ATTEMPTS TO CONTROL THE SEX RATIO OF FOALS h Thesis by JANE ANN PRUITT Approved as to style and content by: (Chair... of Committe) (Member) J, M. Bowen (Member) G. C. Smith (Head of Department) December 1985 ABSTRACT Fertility of Stallion Spermatozoa Separated on Albumin Gradients and Attempts to Control the Sex Ratio of Foals (December 1985) Jane Ann Pruitt, B. S...

Pruitt, Jane Ann

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Scaling of high-wavenumber energy spectra in the unit aspect-ratio rotating Boussinesq system  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Phenomenological and numerical studies of the small scale spectra of energy are presented for high Reynolds number rotating Boussinesq flows in unit aspect-ratio domains. We introduce a non-dimensional parameter Gamma such that when the potential vorticity is nearly linear in the dynamical variables, we deduce that for Gamma much less than 1, the potential enstrophy suppresses the transfer of horizontal kinetic energy into wavemodes with large horizontal component k_h while forcing it to become independent of vertical wavevector component k_z, scaling as k_h^{-5}. When Gamma much greater than 1, the potential enstrophy suppresses the transfer of potential energy into the wavemodes with large vertical component k_z while forcing it to become independent of k_h, scaling as k_z^{-5) power. Spectra computed from high-resolution simulations of the Boussinesq equations with isotropic low-wavenumber forcing are used to explore such anisotropic constraints on the energy and provide a posteriori justification for the joint flux ansatz used to obtain the (-5) scaling exponent. In all cases the empirical evidence points to both energy and potential enstrophy being jointly transferred downscale with the spectral scaling of the the former constrained by the latter.

Susan Kurien

2010-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

348

Effect of low steam/carbon ratio on water gas shift reaction  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 catalysts prepared by reverse co-precipitation and an industrial catalyst were used for the low-temperature water gas shift reaction. The catalysts were characterized by chemical analysis (atomic absorption spectroscopy), BET surface area, nitrous oxide chemisorption, X-ray diffraction (XRD), temperature-programmed reduction (TPR), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and catalytic activity in the target reaction. The catalyst prepared by reverse co-precipitation showed higher BET and copper surface areas, as well as higher catalytic activity. XRD patterns showed that the aurichalcite and hydrozincite precursors were converted into crystalline CuO and ZnO oxides when calcined in air at 623K. TPR profiles revealed that Cu(I) oxide forms prior to Cu. Binding energies corresponding to several copper states on fresh catalysts were observed by XPS, but copper was in the metallic state during the reaction conditions (reduced catalyst). By varying the catalytic reaction conditions, such as vapor/carbon ratio and the time of contact, it is possible to obtain different conversion rates of carbon monoxide and thus operate under conditions of lower vapor consumption.

Renan Tavares Figueiredo; Andr Luis Dantas Ramos; Heloysa Martins Carvalho de Andrade; J.L.G. Fierro

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Discovery and application of Frequency Ratio Method to the new multiperiodic gamma Dor star HD 218427  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

gamma Dor-type oscillations have been discovered in the star HD218427 through simultaneous uvby photometric observations carried out in the year 2003. A few Hbeta-Crawford measurements were also collected for calibration purposes which place this star well-located inside the gamma Dor instability region. Deficiency in metal content, similar to other well-defined gamma Dor stars, is found in HD218427 and the possibility of a lambda Boo nature is discussed. Frequency analysis was carried out for different filters, the combined "vby" filter was also used and five frequencies were found as significant with periods ranging between 0.3 and 0.8 days. The recently developed Frequency Ratio Method is used in order to perform an identification of the excited modes. The results are consistent with an l=2 identification for all the modes and high radial quantum numbers (n~40) for the three main observed periodicities. The possibility of multiplet structures is also discussed. However, no consistency is found when the Tim...

Rodrguez, E; Surez, J C; Moya, A; Dupret, M A; Poretti, E; Grigahcene, A; Costa, V; Lopez-Gonzalez, M J

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Concentrations and activity ratios of uranium isotopes in groundwater from Donana National Park, South of Spain  

SciTech Connect

The levels and distribution of natural radionuclides in groundwaters from the unconfined Almonte-Marismas aquifer, upon which Donana National Park is located, have been analysed. Most sampled points were multiple piezometers trying to study the vertical distribution of the hydrogeochemical characteristics in the aquifer. Temperature, pH, electrical conductivity, dissolved oxygen and redox potential were determined in the field. A large number of parameters, physico-chemical properties, major and minor ions, trace elements and natural radionuclides (U-isotopes, Th-isotopes, Ra-isotopes and {sup 210}Po), were also analysed. In the southern zone, where aeolian sands crop out, water composition is of the sodium chloride type, and the lower U-isotopes concentrations have been obtained. As water circulates through the aquifer, bicarbonate and calcium concentrations increase slightly, and higher radionuclides concentrations were measured. Finally, we have demonstrated that {sup 234}U/{sup 238}U activity ratios can be used as markers of the type of groundwater and bedrock, as it has been the case for old waters with marine origin confined by a marsh in the south-east part of aquifer.

Bolivar, J. P.; Olias, M.; Gonzalez-Garcia, F. [Department of Applied Physics, University of Huelva, Campus de El Carmen, 21071-Huelva (Spain); Garcia-Tenorio, R. [Department of Applied Physics II, University of Sevilla, ETSA Arquitectura, 41012-Sevilla (Spain)

2008-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

351

Shear-Viscosity to Entropy Density Ratio of a Relativistic Hadron Gas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions at the Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collider (RHIC) are thought to have produced a state of matter called the Quark-Gluon-Plasma, characterized by a very small shear viscosity to entropy density ratio $\\eta/s$, near the lower bound predicted for that quantity by Anti-deSitter space/Conformal Field Theory (AdS/CFT) methods. As the produced matter expands and cools, it evolves through a phase described by a hadron gas with rapidly increasing $\\eta/s$. We calculate $\\eta/s$ as a function of temperature in this phase and find that its value poses a challenge for viscous relativistic hydrodynamics, which requires small values of $\\eta/s$ throughout the entire evolution of the reaction in order to successfully describe the collective flow observables at RHIC. We show that the inclusion of non-unit fugacities will reduce $\\eta/s$ in the hadronic phase, yet not sufficiently to be compatible with viscous hydrodynamics. We therefore conclude that the origin of the low viscosity matter at RHIC must be in the partonic phase of the reaction.

Nasser Demir; Steffen A. Bass

2008-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

352

Kinetic Electron and Ion Instability of the Lunar Wake Simulated at Physical Mass Ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The solar wind wake behind the moon is studied with 1D electrostatic particle-in-cell (PIC) simulations using a physical ion to electron mass ratio (unlike prior investigations); the simulations also apply more generally to supersonic flow of dense magnetized plasma past non-magnetic objects. A hybrid electrostatic Boltzmann electron treatment is first used to investigate the ion stability in the absence of kinetic electron effects, showing that the ions are two-stream unstable for downstream wake distances (in lunar radii) greater than about three times the solar wind Mach number. Simulations with PIC electrons are then used to show that kinetic electron effects can lead to disruption of the ion streams at least three times closer to the moon than in the hybrid simulations. This disruption occurs as the result of a novel wake phenomenon: the non-linear growth of electron holes spawned from a narrow dimple in the electron velocity distribution. Most of the holes arising from the dimple are small and quickly l...

Haakonsen, Christian Bernt; Zhou, Chuteng

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

California bearing ratio behavior of soil-stabilized class F fly ash systems  

SciTech Connect

Fly ash is a finely divided mineral residue resulting from the combustion of coal in power plants that occupies large extents of land and also causes environmental problems. Hence, concerted attempts are being made to effectively use fly ash in an environmentally friendly way instead of dumping. Several studies have been carried out for its bulk utilization, such as its addition to improve the California bearing ratio (CBR) of soil in roads and embankments. But a thorough mixing of fly ash with soil may not be possible in the field. Hence a study has been carried out on the CBR behavior of black cotton soil and Raichur fly ash (which is class F) in layers and compared with the same in mixes. The results show that the CBR values of soil-fly ash mixes are better than layers, as expected. To improve the strength of layers, cement is used as an additive to fly ash. The results show that black cotton soil can be improved with stabilized fly ash, solving its strength problem as well as the disposal problem of fly ash.

Leelavathamma, B.; Mini, K.M.; Pandian, N.S. [Indian Institute for Science, Bangalore (India). Dept. for Civil Engineering

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Safeguards Verification Measurements using Laser Ablation, Absorbance Ratio Spectrometry in Gaseous Centrifuge Enrichment Plants  

SciTech Connect

Laser Ablation Absorbance Ratio Spectrometry (LAARS) is a new verification measurement technology under development at the US Department of Energy (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). LAARS uses three lasers to ablate and then measure the relative isotopic abundance of uranium compounds. An ablation laser is tightly focused on uranium-bearing solids, producing a small atomic uranium vapor plume. Two collinear wavelength-tuned spectrometry lasers transit through the plume and the absorbance of U-235 and U-238 isotopes are measured to determine U-235 enrichment. The measurement is independent of chemical form and degree of dilution with nuisance dust and other materials. LAARS has high relative precision and detection limits approaching the femtogram range for U-235. The sample is scanned and assayed point-by-point at rates reaching 1 million measurements/hour, enabling LAARS to detect and analyze uranium in trace samples. The spectrometer is assembled using primarily commercially available components and features a compact design and automated analysis.Two specific gaseous centrifuge enrichment plant (GCEP) applications of the spectrometer are currently under development: 1) LAARS-Environmental Sampling (ES), which collects and analyzes aerosol particles for GCEP misuse detection and 2) LAARS-Destructive Assay (DA), which enables onsite enrichment DA sample collection and analysis for protracted diversion detection. The two applications propose game-changing technological advances in GCEP safeguards verification.

Anheier, Norman C.; Cannon, Bret D.; Kulkarni, Gourihar R.; Munley, John T.; Nelson, Danny A.; Qiao, Hong (Amy) [Amy; Phillips, Jon R.

2012-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

355

Literature review of the concentration ratios of selected radionuclides in freshwater and marine fish  

SciTech Connect

Concentration ratios (CR's) used for modeling the uptake and food chain transport of radionuclides in fish have usually been conservative; that is, at the high end of reported values. This practice ensures that the dose to the consumer of contaminated fish will not be underestimated. In many models, however, conservative values have been used for all variables that have any uncertainty associated with them. As a result the dose to the consumer is overestimated. Realistic CR values need to be developed to establish model parameters that will accurately reflect tissue burdens in fish and resulting dose rates to consumers. This report reviews and summarizes published literature on the uptake and distribution of stable and radioactive isotopes of 26 elements. Based on this review, we have made recommendations on CR values to be used for modeling the accumulation of radionuclides in fish. Our recommendations are compared with CR values reported in other publications. A generic discussion of abiotic and biotic factors that influence CR values is provided so that CR values may be adjusted based on site-specific characteristics of the fishes habitat. Recommended CR values for freshwater fish and for marine fish are listed. Although this report emphasizes radionuclides, it is applicable to stable elements as well.

Poston, T.M.; Klopfer, D.C.

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Determining Energy Balance in the Flaring Chromosphere from Oxygen V Line Ratios  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The impulsive phase of solar flares is a time of rapid energy deposition and heating in the lower solar atmosphere, leading to changes in the temperature and density structure of the region. We use an O V density diagnostic formed of the 192 to 248 line ratio, provided by Hinode EIS, to determine the density of flare footpoint plasma, at O V formation temperatures of 250,000 K, giving a constraint on the properties of the heated transition region. Hinode EIS rasters from 2 small flare events in December 2007 were used. Raster images were co-aligned to identify and establish the footpoint pixels, multiple-component Gaussian line fitting of the spectra was carried out to isolate the diagnostic pair, and the density was calculated for several footpoint areas. The assumptions of equilibrium ionization and optically thin radiation for the O V lines were found to be acceptable. Properties of the electron distribution, for one event, were deduced from earlier RHESSI hard X-ray observations and used to calculate the ...

Graham, David R; Labrosse, Nicolas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Self-to-other ratios measured in an opera chorus in performance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Four volunteer members of the chorus of Opera Australia representing four different voice categories wore binaural pairs of wireless microphones during a penultimate dress rehearsal on the Opera Theater stage of the Sydney Opera House. From the recordings data were obtained on sound levels and on the self-to-other ratios (SORs). The sound levels were comparable to those found in loud music in chamber choir performance. The average SOR ranged from + 10 to + 15 dB . Compared to chamber choirs in other types of room the SOR values were high. On a separate occasion the stage support parameters ST1 (early reflections) and ST2 (late reflections) were measured over the whole stage area. ST1 was about ? 16 dB which is typical for opera stages and ? 20 dB for ST2 which is unusually low. It is concluded that the SOR in the operachorus depends mostly on choir formation which is highly variable and that an operachorus artist generally can hear his or her own voice very well but little of the others and of the orchestra. This was confirmed by informal listening to the recordings.

Sten Ternstrm; Densil Cabrera; Pamela Davis

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Measurements of the self?to?other ratio in an opera chorus in performance  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The objective of this study was to obtain measurements of the self?to?other ratio (SOR) in the opera chorus on stage. Four members of the opera chorus of Opera Australia volunteered to carry wireless binaural microphones during a dress rehearsal of Verdis The Masked Ball in the Sydney Opera House. Conditions were those of actual performance in costume with soloists and orchestra. Hence the recordings are very realistic if acoustically not so stringently controlled. The SOR was estimated from the recordings using M/S matrixing complemented with LR correlation by adaptive filtering. The results indicate how much louder the singers heard themselves relative to the rest of the ensemble including the orchestra. The SOR varied with score and on?stage formation but was 48 dB higher than in ordinary choirs (not opera) as might be expected from the podium acoustics. While each opera chorus artist can hear his or her own voice very well they often hear less of the rest of the chorus and very little of the orchestra. This was borne out in informal listening; the orchestra often became inaudible once the choir entered its louder passages. [Work supported by the Australian Research Council under the SPIRT program.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Effective electro-optical modulation with high extinction ratio by a graphene-silicon microring resonator  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Graphene opens up for novel optoelectronic applications thanks to its high carrier mobility, ultra-large absorption bandwidth, and extremely fast material response. In particular, the opportunity to control optoelectronic properties through tuning of Fermi level enables electro-optical modulation, optical-optical switching, and other optoelectronics applications. However, achieving a high modulation depth remains a challenge because of the modest graphene-light interaction in the graphene-silicon devices, typically, utilizing only a monolayer or few layers of graphene. Here, we comprehensively study the interaction between graphene and a microring resonator, and its influence on the optical modulation depth. We demonstrate graphene-silicon microring devices showing a high modulation depth of 12.5 dB with a relatively low bias voltage of 8.8 V. On-off electro-optical switching with an extinction ratio of 3.8 dB is successfully demonstrated by applying a square-waveform with a 4 V peak-to-peak voltage.

Ding, Yunhong; Xiao, Sanshui; Hu, Hao; Frandsen, Lars Hagedorn; Mortensen, N Asger; Yvind, Kresten

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Formation of compressed flat electron beams with high transverse-emittance ratios  

SciTech Connect

Flat beamsbeams with asymmetric transverse emittanceshave important applications in novel light-source concepts and advanced-acceleration schemes and could possibly alleviate the need for damping rings in lepton colliders. Over the last decade, a flat beam generation technique based on the conversion of an angular-momentum-dominated beam was proposed and experimentally tested. In this paper we explore the production of compressed flat beams. We especially investigate and optimize the flat beam transformation for beams with substantial fractional energy spread. We use as a simulation example the photoinjector of Fermilabs Advanced Superconducting Test Accelerator. The optimizations of the flat beam generation and compression at Advanced Superconducting Test Accelerator were done via start-to-end numerical simulations for bunch charges of 3.2 nC, 1.0 nC, and 20 pC at ?37??MeV. The optimized emittances of flat beams with different bunch charges were found to be 0.25???m (emittance ratio is ?400), 0.13????m, 15 nm before compression, and 0.41???m, 0.20???m, 16 nm after full compression, respectively, with peak currents as high as 5.5 kA for a 3.2?nC flat beam. These parameters are consistent with requirements needed to excite wakefields in asymmetric dielectric-lined waveguides or produce significant photon flux using small-gap micro-undulators.

Zhu, J. [Fermilab; Institute of Fluid Physics, CAEP, China; Piot, P. [Northern Illinois University; Fermilab; Mihalcea, D. [Northern Illinois University; Prokop, C. R. [Northern Illinois University

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


361

Determination of the 242Pu Branching Ratio via Alpha-Gamma Coincidence  

SciTech Connect

When the burn-up is high, the {sup 242}Pu isotopic content becomes more important. The traditional correlation method will fail. The {sup 242}Pu isotopic content in the sample plays an essential role if the neutron coincidence method is used to quantify the total amount of plutonium. In one of the earlier measurements we had a chance to measure an isotopic pure (> 99.95 %) {sup 242}Pu thick sample and realized that the difference in the branching ratio (BR) value among current nuclear data3) for the two important gamma-rays at 103.5-keV and 158.8-keV. In this study, the thick sample was counted on a 15% ORTEC safeguards type HPGe to further improve BR determination of the 159-keV gamma-ray. Furthermore, we have made a thin {sup 242}Pu sample from the thick sample and performed alpha-gamma coincidence measurements. Our preliminary gamma-ray BR results are 4.37(6) E-4, 2.79(8) E-5, and 2.25(8) E-6 for 44.9-keV, 103.5-keV, and 158.9-keV, respectively.

Wang, T F

2012-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

362

HIGH ASPECT RATIO ION EXCHANGE RESIN BED - HYDRAULIC RESULTS FOR SPERICAL RESIN BEADS  

SciTech Connect

A principal role of the DOE Savannah River Site is to safely dispose of a large volume of liquid nuclear waste held in many storage tanks. An in-tank ion exchange unit is being considered for cesium removal to accelerate waste processing. This unit is planned to have a relatively high bed height to diameter ratio (10:1). Complicating the design is the need to cool the ion exchange media; therefore, the ion exchange column will have a central cooling core making the flow path annular. To separate cesium from waste the media being considered is made of resorcinol formaldehyde resin deposited on spherical plastic beads and is a substitute for a previously tested resin made of crystalline silicotitanate. This spherical media not only has an advantage of being mechanically robust, but, unlike its predecessor, it is also reusable, that is, loaded cesium can be removed through elution and regeneration. Resin regeneration leads to more efficient operation and less spent resin waste, but its hydraulic performance in the planned ion exchange column was unknown. Moreover, the recycling process of this spherical resorcinol formaldehyde causes its volume to significantly shrink and swell. To determine the spherical media's hydraulic demand a linearly scaled column was designed and tested. The waste simulant used was prototypic of the wastes' viscosity and density. This paper discusses the hydraulic performance of the media that will be used to assist in the design of a full-scale unit.

Duignan, M; Charles Nash, C; Timothy Punch, T

2007-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

363

Statistical analysis of COMPTEL maximum likelihood-ratio distributions: evidence for a signal from previously undetected AGN  

SciTech Connect

The maximum likelihood-ratio method is frequently used in COMPTEL analysis to determine the significance of a point source at a given location. In this paper we do not consider whether the likelihood-ratio at a particular location indicates a detection, but rather whether distributions of likelihood-ratios derived from many locations depart from that expected for source free data. We have constructed distributions of likelihood-ratios by reading values from standard COMPTEL maximum-likelihood ratio maps at positions corresponding to the locations of different categories of AGN. Distributions derived from the locations of Seyfert galaxies are indistinguishable, according to a Kolmogorov-Smirnov test, from those obtained from ''random'' locations, but differ slightly from those obtained from the locations of flat spectrum radio loud quasars, OVVs, and BL Lac objects. This difference is not due to known COMPTEL sources, since regions near these sources are excluded from the analysis. We suggest that it might arise from a number of sources with fluxes below the COMPTEL detection threshold.

Williams, O. R.; Bennett, K.; Much, R. [Astrophysics Division, ESTEC, P.O. Box 299, NL-2200 AG Noordwijk (Netherlands); Schoenfelder, V. [Max-Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, P.O. Box 1603, 85740 Garching (Germany); Blom, J. J. [SRON-Utrecht, Sorbonnelaan 2, NL-3584 CA Utrecht (Netherlands); Ryan, J. [Space Science Center, Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham New Hampshire 03824 (United States)

1997-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

364

A HIGH SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO COMPOSITE SPECTRUM OF GAMMA-RAY BURST AFTERGLOWS  

SciTech Connect

We present a composite spectrum of 60 long duration gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows with redshifts in the range 0.35 < z < 6.7 observed with low-resolution optical spectra. The composite spectrum covers the wavelength range 700-6600 A in the rest frame and has a mean signal-to-noise ratio of 150 per 1 A pixel and reaches a maximum of {approx}300 in the range 2500-3500 A. Equivalent widths are measured from metal absorption lines from the Ly{alpha} line to {approx}5200 A, and associated metal and hydrogen lines are identified between the Lyman break and Ly{alpha} line. The average transmission within the Lyman forest is consistent with that found along quasar lines of sight. We find a temporal variation in fine-structure lines when dividing the sample into bursts observed within 2 hr from their trigger and those observed later. Other lines in the predominantly neutral gas show variations too, but this is most likely a random effect caused by weighting of individual strong absorption lines and which mimics a temporal variation. Bursts characterized with high- or low-prompt GRB energy release produce afterglows with similar absorption line strengths, and likewise for bursts with bright or faint optical afterglows. Bursts defined as dark from their optical to X-ray spectral index have stronger absorption lines relative to the optically bright bursts. The composite spectrum has strong Ca II and Mg II absorption lines as commonly found in dusty galaxies, however, we find no evidence for dust or a significant molecular content based on the non-detection of diffuse interstellar bands. Compared to starburst galaxy spectra, the GRB composite has much stronger fine-structure lines, while metal absorption lines are weaker.

Christensen, L. [Excellence Cluster Universe, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Bolzmanstrasse 2, 85748 Garching (Germany); Fynbo, J. P. U. [Dark Cosmology Centre, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Juliane Maries Vej 30, 2100 Copenhagen Oe (Denmark); Prochaska, J. X. [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UCO/Lick Observatory, University of California, 1156 High Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (United States); Thoene, C. C.; De Ugarte Postigo, A. [INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera, via E. Bianchi 46, 23807, Merate (Italy); Jakobsson, P., E-mail: lise.christensen@ph.tum.de [Centre for Astrophysics and Cosmology, Science Institute, University of Iceland, Dunhagi 5, IS-107 Reykjavik (Iceland)

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Minor Actinide Transmutation Physics for Low Conversion Ratio Sodium Fast Reactors  

SciTech Connect

The effects of varying the reprocessing strategy used in the closed cycle of a Sodium Fast Reactor (SNF) prototype are presented in this paper. The isotopic vector from the aqueous separation of transuranic (TRU) elements in Light Water Reactor (LWR) spent nuclear fuel (SNF) is assumed to also vary according to the reprocessing strategy of the closed fuel cycle. The decay heat, gamma energy, and neutron emission of the fuel discharge at equilibrium are found to vary depending on the separation strategy. The SFR core used in this study corresponds to a burner configuration with a conversion ratio of ~0.5 based on the Super-PRISM design. The reprocessing strategies stemming from the choice of either metal or oxide fuel for the SFR are found to have a large impact on the equilibrium discharge decay heat, gamma energy, and neutron emission. Specifically, metal fuel SFR with pyroprocessing of the discharge produces the largest amount of TRU consumption (166 kg per Effective Full Power Year or EFPY), but also the highest decay heat, gamma energy, and neutron emission. On the other hand, an oxide fuel SFR with PUREX reprocessing minimizes the decay heat and related parameters of interest to a minimum, even when compared to thermal Mixed Oxide (MOX) or Inert Matrix Fuel (IMF) on a per mass basis. On an assembly basis, however, the metal SFR discharge has a lower decay heat than an equivalent oxide SFR assembly for similar minor actinide consumptions (~160 kg/EFPY.) Another disadvantage in the oxide PUREX reprocessing scenario is that there is no consumption of americium and curium, since PUREX reprocessing separates these minor actinides (MA) and requires them to be disposed of externally.

Mehdi Asgari; Samuel E. Bays; Benoit Forget; Rodolfo Ferrer

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

THE MASS DISTRIBUTION AND M/L RATIOS IN NGC 5953/5954  

SciTech Connect

In this first paper, we combine a structural analysis of the near-IR surface brightness profiles and [N II] rotation curves for the galaxies in the pair NGC 5953/5954 to model the mass distribution in each member by using two independent axisymmetric analytical mass models: (1) a standard model given by the sum of a spherical bulge with the Srsic law, a stellar exponential disk, and a cold dark matter halo represented by the improved fitting formula of Navarro et al.; and (2) a simple model given by the sum of a spherical bulge, a finite oblate spheroid representing the disk, and a spherical dark halo, all three mass components with simple density laws. In our surface brightness fits, a central luminous source is considered in both galaxies. We obtained K-band M/L ratios, Y {sub D}, Y {sub B}, for the disks and bulges, and total masses for each mass component in both galaxies. With the standard model we find in NGC 5953, (Y {sub D},Y {sub B}) = (0.29{sub -0.29}{sup +1}, 0.37 0.03) M {sub ?}/L {sub ?}, and in NGC 5954, (Y {sub D},Y {sub B}) = (0.88 0.18, 0.21 0.09) M {sub ?}/L {sub ?}. Corresponding values found with the simple model are (Y {sub D},Y {sub B}) = (1.41 0.15, 0.29 0.04) M {sub ?}/L {sub ?} and (Y {sub D},Y {sub B}) = (0.51 0.05, 0.52{sub -0.12}{sup +0.23}) M {sub ?}/L {sub ?}. Our M/L estimates are compared with predictions from other methods in the literature, finding reasonable agreement. The dark halos estimated using the simple model have a small mass, of the order of 10{sup 7} M {sub ?}, within the maximum distance in the rotation velocity data.

Hernndez Toledo, H. M.; Moreno, E.; Garca-Barreto, J. A. [Instituto de Astronoma, Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico, A.P-70-264, 04350 Mxico, D.F. (Mexico)

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

d/p and t/p ratios in nucleon-nucleus and heavy ion reactions: Can entropy be determined?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The relative yields of high energy deuterons and tritons as compared to protons have been measured in p+Kr, 16O+Kr and 20Ne+Ar reactions with a continuously varying beam energy up to 500A (400A)?MeV. Statistical (expanding) evaporation models are not able to reproduce these d/p or t/p ratios, which for high particle energy (>30?MeV) increase smoothly with beam energy. Models that contain nucleon-nucleon scattering, like cascade or nuclear molecular dynamics models, can only reproduce the ratios if a final-state interaction is introduced via the coalescence prescription. The coalescence radius that best fit the data is rather constant over wide beam energy intervals. Entropy can, however, not be directly determined from these ratios.

A. Fokin et al. ((CHIC Collaboration))

1999-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

368

Probing isotopic ratios at z = 0.89: molecular line absorption in front of the quasar PKS 1830-211  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

With the Plateau de Bure interferometer, we have measured the C, N, O and S isotopic abundance ratios in the arm of a spiral galaxy with a redshift of 0.89. The galaxy is seen face-on according to HST images. Its bulge intercepts the line of sight to the radio-loud quasar PKS 1830-211, giving rise at mm wavelengths to two Einstein images located each behind a spiral arm. The arms appear in absorption in the lines of several molecules, giving the opportunity to study the chemical composition of a galaxy only a few Gyr old. The isotopic ratios in this spiral galaxy differ markedly from those observed in the Milky Way. The $^{17}$O/$^{18}$O and $^{14}$N/$^{15}$N ratios are low, as one would expect from an object too young to let low mass stars play a major role in the regeneration of the gas.

Sebastien Muller; Michel Guelin; Michael Dumke; Robert Lucas; Francoise Combes

2006-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

369

Phase control of the photofragment branching ratio of the HI molecule in two intense few-cycle laser pulses  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A time-dependent quantum wave packet method is used to calculate the branching ratio of photodissociation products of the HI molecule in two-color intense few-cycle laser pulses with varying relative phase. It is demonstrated that the relative phase between two intense few-cycle pulses (? and 2?) can be used for controlling the branching ratio of the photodissociation products I(P3?22) and I(P1?22) of the HI molecule. The nonadiabatic effect of the crossing potential energy curves on the photodissociation product yields of the HI molecule is also discussed.

Sen-Ming Wang; Kai-Jun Yuan; Ying-Yu Niu; Yong-Chang Han; Shu-Lin Cong

2006-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

370

Mass-loss rates and dust-to-gas ratios for obscured Asymptotic Giant Branch stars of different metallicities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The mass-loss rates and dust-to-gas ratios of obscured Asymptotic Giant Branch (AGB) stars are investigated for samples with different initial metallicities: in the Small and Large Magellanic Clouds (SMC & LMC) and in the Milky Way. The properties of their circumstellar envelopes can be explained in a consistent way if, both for obscured M-type AGB stars and for obscured carbon stars, the total (gas+dust) mass-loss rate depends only weakly on initial metallicity whilst the dust-to-gas ratio depends approximately linearly on initial metallicity.

Jacco Th. van Loon

1999-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

371

Safeguards Verification Measurements using Laser Ablation, Absorbance Ratio Spectrometry in Gaseous Centrifuge Enrichment Plants  

SciTech Connect

Laser Ablation Absorbance Ratio Spectrometry (LAARS) is a new verification measurement technology under development at the US Department of Energys (DOE) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). LAARS uses three lasers to ablate and then measure the relative isotopic abundance of uranium compounds. An ablation laser is tightly focused on uranium-bearing solids producing a small plume containing uranium atoms. Two collinear wavelength-tuned spectrometry lasers transit through the plume and the absorbance of U-235 and U-238 isotopes are measured to determine U-235 enrichment. The measurement has high relative precision and detection limits approaching the femtogram range for uranium. It is independent of chemical form and degree of dilution with nuisance dust and other materials. High speed sample scanning and pinpoint characterization allow measurements on millions of particles/hour to detect and analyze the enrichment of trace uranium in samples. The spectrometer is assembled using commercially available components at comparatively low cost, and features a compact and low power design. Future designs can be engineered for reliable, autonomous deployment within an industrial plant environment. Two specific applications of the spectrometer are under development: 1) automated unattended aerosol sampling and analysis and 2) on-site small sample destructive assay measurement. The two applications propose game-changing technological advances in gaseous centrifuge enrichment plant (GCEP) safeguards verification. The aerosol measurement instrument, LAARS-environmental sampling (ES), collects aerosol particles from the plant environment in a purpose-built rotating drum impactor and then uses LAARS-ES to quickly scan the surface of the impactor to measure the enrichments of the captured particles. The current approach to plant misuse detection involves swipe sampling and offsite analysis. Though this approach is very robust it generally requires several months to obtain results from a given sample collection. The destructive assay instrument, LAARS-destructive assay (DA), uses a simple purpose-built fixture with a sampling planchet to collect adsorbed UF6 gas from a cylinder valve or from a process line tap or pigtail. A portable LAARS-DA instrument scans the microgram quantity of uranium collected on the planchet and the assay of the uranium is measured to ~0.15% relative precision. Currently, destructive assay samples for bias defect measurements are collected in small sample cylinders for offsite mass spectrometry measurement.

Anheier, Norman C.; Cannon, Bret D.; Qiao, Hong (Amy) [Amy; Phillips, Jon R.

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

AGR-2 AND AGR-3/4 RELEASE-TO-BIRTH RATIO DATA ANALYSIS  

SciTech Connect

A series of Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) irradiation tests is being conducted in the Advanced Test Reactor at Idaho National Laboratory in support of development and qualification of tristructural isotropic (TRISO) low enriched fuel used in the High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR). Each AGR test consists of multiple independently controlled and monitored capsules containing fuel compacts placed in a graphite cylinder shrouded by a steel shell. These capsules are instrumented with thermocouples embedded in the graphite enabling temperature control. AGR configuration and irradiation conditions are based on prismatic HTGR technology distinguished primarily by the use of helium coolant, a low-power-density ceramic core capable of withstanding very high temperatures, and TRISO coated particle fuel. Thus, these tests provide valuable irradiation performance data to support fuel process development, qualify fuel for normal operating conditions, and support development and validation of fuel performance and fission product transport models and codes. The release-rate-to-birth-rate ratio (R/B) for each of fission product isotopes (i.e., krypton and xenon) is calculated from release rates in the sweep gas flow measured by the germanium detectors used in the AGR Fission Product Monitoring (FPM) System installed downstream from each irradiated capsule. Birth rates are calculated based on the fission power in the experiment and fission product generation models. Thus, this R/B is a measure of the ability of fuel kernel, particle coating layers, and compact matrix to retain fission gas atoms preventing their release into the sweep gas flow, especially in the event of particle coating failures that occurred during AGR-2 and AGR-3/4 irradiations. The major factors that govern gaseous radioactive decay, diffusion, and release processes are found to be material diffusion coefficient, temperature, and isotopic decay constant. For each of all AGR capsules, ABAQUS-based three-dimensional finite-element thermal models are created to predict daily averages of fuel compact temperatures for the entire irradiation period, which are used in establishing the R/B correlation with temperature and decay constant. This correlation can be used by reactor designers to estimate fission gas release from postulated failed fuel particles in HTGR cores, which is the key safety factor for fuel performance assessment.

Binh T. Pham; Jeffrey J. Einerson; Dawn M. Scates; John T. Maki; David A. Petti

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Deglacial Neodymium Isotopic Ratios in the Florida Straits and the Response of Intermediate Waters to Reduced Meridional Overturning Circulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

DEGLACIAL NEODYMIUM ISOTOPIC RATIOS IN THE FLORIDA STRAITS AND THE RESPONSE OF INTERMEDIATE WATERS TO REDUCED MERIDIONAL OVERTURNING CIRCULATION Major: Geology April 2010 Submitted to the Office of Undergraduate... AND THE RESPONSE OF INTERMEDIATE WATERS TO REDUCED MERIDIONAL OVERTURNING CIRCULATION Approved by: Research Advisor: Franco Marcantonio Associate Dean for Undergraduate Research: Robert C. Webb Major: Geology April 2010 Submitted...

Franklin, Alyssa L.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

374

Rapidity dependent K/ ratios in Au+Au collisions sNN = 62.4 GeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-chemical potential. We find that the K/ ratios measured at different rapidities in the analysed dataset have a common was interpreted by some[4] as a signal of the transition to a deconfined state of nuclear matter. The K+ /+ and KV dataset BRAHMS identified charged particles up to rapidity 3.4 which is less than one rapidity unit away

375

The effect of host Chlorella NC64A carbon : phosphorus ratio on the production of Paramecium bursaria Chlorella  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The effect of host Chlorella NC64A carbon : phosphorus ratio on the production of Paramecium bursaria Chlorella Virus-1 JESSICA L. CLASEN AND JAMES J. ELSER School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, U.S.A. SUMMARY 1. We used the freshwater alga Chlorella NC64A (Division Chlorophyta

Arizona State University

376

Quantifying Uranium Isotope Ratios Using Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry: The Influence of Laser Parameters on Relative Ionization Probability  

SciTech Connect

Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry (RIMS) has been developed as a method to measure relative uranium isotope abundances. In this approach, RIMS is used as an element-selective ionization process to provide a distinction between uranium atoms and potential isobars without the aid of chemical purification and separation. We explore the laser parameters critical to the ionization process and their effects on the measured isotope ratio. Specifically, the use of broad bandwidth lasers with automated feedback control of wavelength was applied to the measurement of {sup 235}U/{sup 238}U ratios to decrease laser-induced isotopic fractionation. By broadening the bandwidth of the first laser in a 3-color, 3-photon ionization process from a bandwidth of 1.8 GHz to about 10 GHz, the variation in sequential relative isotope abundance measurements decreased from >10% to less than 0.5%. This procedure was demonstrated for the direct interrogation of uranium oxide targets with essentially no sample preparation. A rate equation model for predicting the relative ionization probability has been developed to study the effect of variation in laser parameters on the measured isotope ratio. This work demonstrates that RIMS can be used for the robust measurement of uranium isotope ratios.

Isselhardt, B H

2011-09-06T23:59:59.000Z

377

The optimum substrate to biomass ratio to reduce net biomass yields and inert compounds in biological leachate treatment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The optimum substrate to biomass ratio to reduce net biomass yields and inert compounds that microorganisms must satisfy their maintenance energy requirements prior to synthesizing new biomass, a set on the excess biomass production. Decreasing the supply of substrate per unit biomass resulted in gradual

Bae, Jin-Woo

378

Strontium isotope ratios of the Eastern Paratethys during the Mio-Pliocene transition; Implications for interbasinal connectivity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Strontium isotope ratios of the Eastern Paratethys during the Mio-Pliocene transition; Implications investigate the biogenically produced carbonates of the Dacian basin for strontium analyses to monitor changes evaluation showed that not all contamination could be removed, but that the strontium content of our samples

Utrecht, Universiteit

379

Long-term changes in solar wind elemental and isotopic ratios: A compairosn of two lunar ilmenites of different antiquities  

SciTech Connect

An ilmenite separate from lunar regolith breccia 79035, a sample presumed to have been exposed to solar wind more than 2 Ga ago, was analyzed for noble gas and nitrogen elemental and isotopic abundances by stepwise oxidation and pyrolysis. The gases appear to be distributed between two distinct reservoirs in the ilmenite, defined by release patterns and isotopic considerations. One of the reservoirs, near grain surfaces, yields elemental ratios that for the most part are solar while the other, sited at greater depths within grains, has severely fractionated elemental abundances and generally heavier isotopic ratios as well. Xenon provides an exception to the solar abundance pattern in the near-surface reservoir, being enhanced by about a factor of 2 relative to the expected value. A comparison of the 79035 separate with a previously analyzed ilmenite from soil 71501, which received its solar wind exposure much more recently, indicates that the two-fold xenon enhancement occurs in the fractionated reservoir as well as the solar one, and that it may therefore be attributable to a change in the solar wind elemental abundances. Other differences between the two ilmenites occur in helium and neon isotopic ratios and in He/Ar elemental ratios. Since mineralogical influences on retentivities of the gases in the two samples should be the same, and possible contributions of non-solar wind components to one ilmenite in preference to the other can generally be eliminated or accounted for, all of these differences may reflect changes in the solar wind over time.

Becker, R.H.; Pepin, R.O. (Univ. of Minneapolis, MN (USA))

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Higher Spin String States Scattered from D-Particle in the Regge Regime and Factorized Ratios of Fixed Angle Scatterings  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......D are not affected by the replacement of eP with eL if we take the limit b0 after taking the Regge limit. Therefore we pro- ceed as in the previous works on Regge scattering. The calculation for the complete ratios of leading (in b0) RR closed string......

Jen-Chi Lee; Yoshihiro Mitsuka; Yi Yang

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


381

Explicit causal relations between material damping ratio and phase velocity from exact solutions of the dispersion equations of linear viscoelasticity  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......t) are material response functions known...That is, the response of the material...the oscillation frequency, okl is the amplitude...amount of dissipated energy is commonly measured...ratio function as frequency goes to zero and...dissipative and storage processes are not......

Kristel C. Meza-Fajardo; Carlo G. Lai

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

A LOW-FIELD LOW-ASPECT RATIO TOKAMAK J. L. Shohet, G. A. Emmert, J. E. Scharer, S. Yoshikawa/*  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and coil design. (2) A lower toroidal field means that microwave and r.f. heating, e.g., electron cyclotron down to the order of the electron cyclotron frequency if supplementary electron cyclotron heating resonant heating, might cost much less than that required for the high field tokamaks. The low aspect ratio

Sprott, Julien Clinton

383

792 IEEE PHOTONICS TECHNOLOGY LETTERS, VOL. 14, NO. 6, JUNE 2002 High Extinction Ratio And Saturation Power  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abraham, and John E. Bowers Abstract--An InGaAsP multiquantum-well traveling-wave electroabsorption-power high-extinction ratio and short pulses. II. DEVICE FABRICATION The epilayer used for the TWEAM is an InGaAsP. In the later longer devices have longer electroab- sorption interaction and larger absorption volume, thus

Bowers, John

384

Adjusting the ratio of the clock rates in a PDA system to reduce the jitter through wireless VoIP  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper we propose a setting method to adjust the ratio of the CPU, RAM and BUS clock speeds of a PDA to balance the processing time and reduce the jitter of the arrival voice packets. To maintain the balance and fluency among compression, encoder-decoder, ... Keywords: PDA, VoIP (voice over internet protocol), clock rate, jitter

Ying-Wen Bai; Yung-De Cheng

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Observations of O2:CO2 exchange ratios during ecosystem gas W. A. Brand, M. Heimann, and J. Lloyd2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and respiration, thermal ingassing and outgassing of O2 in ocean water, and combustion of fossil fuels and biomass than would be expected from fossil fuel combustion. This implies that the terrestrial biosphere has combustion consumes O2 and produces CO2 with exchange ratios (defined here as ?D[O2]/D[CO2]) varying from

386

Net pay evaluation: a comparison of methods to estimate net pay and net-to-gross ratio using surrogate variables  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Net pay (NP) and net-to-gross ratio (NGR) are often crucial quantities to characterize a reservoir and assess the amount of hydrocarbons in place. Numerous methods in the industry have been developed to evaluate NP and NGR, depending on the intended...

Bouffin, Nicolas

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

387

Investigation of SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O ratio as a corrosion inhibitor for metal alloys  

SciTech Connect

The silicate is one of the potential compounds used as a corrosion inhibitor for metal alloys. The mixture between silica and sodium hydroxide (NaOH) succeeded to produce the silicate product. The formulation of a silicate product normally variable depended by the different ratio of SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O. This research utilized the agriculture waste product of paddy using its rice husk. In this study, the amorphous silica content in rice husk ash was used after rice husk burnt in a muffle furnace at a certain temperature. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) analysis was done to determine the existence of amorphous phase of silica in the rice husk ash. There are several studies that recognized rice husk as an alternative source that obtained high silica content. The X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analysis was carried out to clarify the percentage amount of Si and O elements, which referred the silica compound in rice husk ash. The preparation of sodium silicate formulation were differ based on the SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O ratio (SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O ratio = 1.00, 2.00 and 3.00). These silicate based corrosion inhibitors were tested on several testing samples, which were copper (99.9%), aluminum alloy (AA 6061) and carbon steel (SAE 1045). The purpose of this study is to determine the appropriate SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O ratio and understand how this SiO{sub 2}:Na{sub 2}O ratio can affect the corrosion rate of each metal alloys immersed in acidic medium. In order to investigate this study, weight loss test was conducted in 0.5 M hydrochloric acid (HCl) for 24 hours at room temperature.

Mohamad, N.; Othman, N. K. [School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan (Malaysia); Jalar, A. [Institute of Micro Engineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan (Malaysia)

2013-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

388

25 4 1 25 4 25 E-mail oudan-edu@mail2.adm.kyoto-u.ac.jp  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

() Wood Collections and related sciences I 10() Conversion of biomass resources to fuels and chemicals I 11() Wood Collections and related sciences II 12() Conversion of biomass resources to fuels

Takada, Shoji

389

A new approach to the electrostatic pull-in instability of nanocantilever actuators using the ADM-Pad technique  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, the Adomian decomposition method and Pade approximants are integrated to study the deflection and pull-in instability of nanocantilever electromechanical switches. In a distributed parameter model, intermolecular forces, including Casimir ... Keywords: Adomian, Electromechanical switches, Nanocantilever, Pad, Pull-in

Aminreza Noghrehabadi; Mohammad Ghalambaz; Afshin Ghanbarzadeh

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Tribal_Policy_Document_o144_1AdmChg1Clean11-9-09.pdf  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

1230.2 on "American Indian Tribal Government Policy" originally was delegated to the BPA Administrator. The current Secretarial Delegation No. 00-033.00A to the BPA...

391

Meetings and Societies  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...prac-tically eradicated from Crete, Cyprus, and Italy, including Sicily and Sardinia...jumping spark. You can light electric gas lars. Hand spectroscopes, reticles...onf., American Inist. of Geonomny and Natural Resources. WVashing-ton, D.C...

1956-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

392

E12-14-009: Ratio of the electric form factor in the mirror nuclei 3He and 3H  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

E12-14-009: We propose to extract the ratio of the electric form factor (G_E) of 3He and 3H from the measured ratio of the elastic-scattering cross sections at E_beam = 1.1 GeV. Measurements at low Q^2 ( < 0.1 GeV^2) will allow accurate extraction of G_E with minimal contributions from the magnetic form factor (G_M) and Coulomb corrections. From this data we will extract the difference between the charge radii for 3He and 3H. This short experiment, 1.5 days, will utilize the left Hall A high resolution spectrometer and the one-time availability of a 1 kCi tritium target at Jefferson Lab which has been approved for the E12-10-103, E12-11-112 and E12-14-011 experiments.

L. S Myers; D. W. Higinbotham; J. R. Arrington

2014-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

393

An Estimate of the Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurements at Ultra-Low Temperatures  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The signal-to-noise ratios for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) measurements by the Continuous Wave (CW) and the Pulsed NMR techniques are compared for applications at ultra-low temperatures. This comparison is made at 0.1, 1 and 10 mK as a function of the energy dissipation. The resonance signal is to be detected by a conventional method using a receiver r-f coil or by using a SQUID detector and the relative merits of the two detection methods are discussed for both the CW and the Pulse techniques. For the CW NMR, the SQUID detection method is found to have an advantage over the conventional method except at a relatively high applied DC field. For the pulsed NMR, the SQUID detection results in a better signal-to-noise ratio for a relatively high r-f field, (short pulses) while the conventional method becomes more advantageous with a decreasing r-f field.

Itsuhiro Fujii; Akira Ikushima; Yoshitaka Yoshida

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Is radio jet power linearly proportional to the product of central black hole mass and Eddington ratio in AGN?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A model for the relation between radio jet power and the product of central black hole (BH) mass and Eddington ratio of AGN is proposed, and the model is examined with data from the literature. We find that radio jet power positively correlates but not linearly with the product of BH mass ($m$ in solar mass) and Eddington ratio ($\\lambda$), and the power law indices ($\\mu$) are significantly less than unity for relatively low accretion ($\\lambdapower assuming that the spin induced jet is gradually suppressed as the accretion rate increases. Whereas, for the high-z quasars which often show the slope $\\mu\\geq1$, a positive correlation between the radio loudness and disc luminosity is pr...

Liu, Xiang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Search for Quark Compositeness with the Dijet Centrality Ratio in pp Collisions at sqrt[s]=7??????TeV  

SciTech Connect

A search for quark compositeness in the form of quark contact interactions, based on hadronic jet pairs (dijets) produced in proton-proton collisions at sqrt(s)=7 TeV, is described. The data sample of the study corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 2.9 inverse picobarns collected with the CMS detector at the LHC. The dijet centrality ratio, which quantifies the angular distribution of the dijets, is measured as a function of the invariant mass of the dijet system and is found to agree with the predictions of the Standard Model. A statistical analysis of the data provides a lower limit on the energy scale of quark contact interactions. The sensitivity of the analysis is such that the expected limit is 2.9 TeV; because the observed value of the centrality ratio at high invariant mass is below the expectation, the observed limit is 4.0 TeV at the 95% confidence level.

Khachatryan, Vardan; et al.

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Laboratory Measurements of 3 --> 2 X-ray Line Ratios of F-like Fe XVIII and Ni XX  

SciTech Connect

The intensity ratios of 3 {yields} 2 emission lines of Fe XVIII and Ni XX were measured on the Livermore electron beam ion trap (EBIT-I) with a flat-field grating spectrometer. The results were compared with distorted-wave (DW) calculations obtained with the Flexible Atomic Code and recent close-coupling calculations using the R-matrix code. The measured 3s {yields} 2p/3d {yields} 2p ratios are about 20-40% higher than the theoretical values. When more extended configuration interaction is included in the DW theory, the agreement with the measurements improved slightly. At the beam energies of these measurements, no significant resonance contribution is expected to be present, and the discrepancies represent the uncertainties in the direct excitation cross sections.

Gu, M F; Chen, H; Brown, G V; Beiersdorfer, P; Kahn, S M

2007-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

397

Tuning the current ratio of a CPV system to maximize the energy harvesting in a particular location  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A method based on experimental data is proposed to optimize the energy harvesting of a silicone-on-glass Fresnel-lens based CPV system. It takes into account the spectral variations along the year in a particular location as well as the thermal and spectral sensitivities of the optics and solar cell. In addition different alternatives to tune the top/middle subcells current ratio in a CPV module are analyzed and their capacity to maximize the annually produced energy is quantified.

M. Victoria; S. Askins; R. Nuez; C. Domnguez; R. Herrero; I. Antn; G. Sala; J. M. Ruz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Effects of elevated CO2 concentration on growth and water usage of tomato seedlings under different ammonium/nitrate ratios  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentration is generally expected to enhance photosynthesis and growth of agricultural C3 vegetable crops, and therefore results in an increase in crop yield. However, little is known about the combined effect of elevated CO2 and N species on plant growth and development. Two growth-chamber experiments were conducted to determine the effects of NH4+/NO3? ratio and elevated CO2 concentration on the physiological development and water use of tomato seedlings. Tomato was grown for 45 d in containers with nutrient solutions varying in NH4+/NO3? ratios and CO2 concentrations in growth chambers. Results showed that plant height, stem thickness, total dry weight, dry weight of the leaves, stems and roots, G value (total plant dry weight/seedling days), chlorophyll content, photosynthetic rate, leaf-level and whole plant-level water use efficiency and cumulative water consumption of tomato seedlings were increased with increasing proportion of NO3? in nutrient solutions in the elevated CO2 treatment. Plant biomass, plant height, stem thickness and photosynthetic rate were 67%, 22%, 24% and 55% higher at elevated CO2 concentration than at ambient CO2 concentration, depending on the values of NH4+/NO3? ratio. These results indicated that elevating CO2 concentration did not mitigate the adverse effects of 100% NH4+-N (in nutrient solution) on the tomato seedlings. At both CO2 levels, NH4+/NO3? ratios of nutrient solutions strongly influenced almost every measure of plant performance, and nitrate-fed plants attained a greater biomass production, as compared to ammonium-fed plants. These phenomena seem to be related to the coordinated regulation of photosynthetic rate and cumulative water consumption of tomato seedlings.

Juan LI; Jian-min ZHOU; Zeng-qiang DUAN

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Reduction on Synthesis Gas Costs by Decrease of Steam/Carbon and Oxygen/Carbon Ratios in the Feedstock  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The costs for syngas production at low steam/carbon and oxygen/carbon ratios have been analyzed for simplified process schemes of the main syngas production technologies (steam?CO2 reforming, autothermal reforming, and combined reforming) and different synthesis gas compositions. ... The process scheme is shown in Figure 2. Natural gas, saturated steam, and CO2 are preheated to 300?500 C and mixed in the reactor burner at a pressure of 30 kg/cm2. ...

L. Basini; L. Piovesan

1998-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

400

Structure of middle distillate fuels on the atomic carbon and hydrogen to carbon ratio at alpha position to aromatic rings  

SciTech Connect

The alkyl, naphthenic, or total carbon atoms of the functional groups at alpha position to aromatic rings and their hydrogen to carbon ratio are some of the important parameters for structural analysis of fossil fuel products. In this paper, the authors present a number of novel formula-structure relationships for precise determination of different carbon atom types at alpha position to aromatic rings and the average number of hydrogens per alpha-carbon.

Glavincevski, B.; Gulder, O.L.; Gardner, L

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


401

Aspect ratio effect on heat transfer in rotating two-pass rectangular channels with smooth walls and ribbed walls  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

buoyancy parameter, (?? /? )xRo2(Rx/Dh) Dh hydraulic diameter de diameter of coolant exit hole e rib height f friction factor fo fully developed friction factor in non-rotating smooth tube h heat transfer coefficient H channel height k...) . N. K. Anand (Member) . D. L. O?Neal (Head of Department) May 2005 Major Subject: Mechanical Engineering iii ABSTRACT Aspect Ratio Effect on Heat Transfer in Rotating Two...

Fu, Wen-Lung

2005-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

402

Ratio of the ternary-to-binary fission cross sections induced by thermal and resonance neutrons in 241Pu  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The ternary-to-binary fission cross-section ratio (T/B) was determined for 241Pu for neutron induced fission in the energy region from 0.01 eV to 50 eV. The ternary and binary fission time-of-flight spectra were recorded at a 8.1 m flightpath at the CBNM Linac with a bank of four large gold-silicon surface-barrier detectors viewing a 1 mg/cm2 241Pu target. The ternary alpha pulse-height spectrum in the neutron energy region of interest was checked continuously. From the time-of-flight spectra the ratios of the areas of the strongest resonances in ternary and in binary fission were calculated; in the neutron energy region from 0.01 to 0.5 eV ratios were calculated for 18 zones throughout the spectrum. In the energy region from 1 to 50 eV the T/B ratio varies significantly from resonance to resonance, allowing a classification into a high and a low group. Although the statistical accuracy is poorer in the region below 1 eV we deduce from these T/B data that the 0.260 eV resonance probably belongs to the high group and also that there is only a slight difference between the T/B value at 0.260 eV and at thermal energy. We correlate these T/B values with the resonance spin J in terms of the channel theory of fission.

C. Wagemans; A.J. Deruytter

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

The Slow:Fast substitution ratio reveals changing patterns of natural selection in gamma-proteobacterial genomes  

SciTech Connect

Different microbial species are thought to occupy distinct ecological niches, subjecting each species to unique selective constraints, which may leave a recognizable signal in their genomes. Thus, it may be possible to extract insight into the genetic basis of ecological differences among lineages by identifying unusual patterns of substitutions in orthologous gene or protein sequences. We use the ratio of substitutions in slow versus fast-evolving sites (nucleotides in DNA, or amino acids in protein sequence) to quantify deviations from the typical pattern of selective constraint observed across bacterial lineages. We propose that elevated S:F in one branch (an excess of slow-site substitutions) can indicate a functionally-relevant change, due to either positive selection or relaxed evolutionary constraint. In a genome-wide comparative study of gamma-proteobacterial proteins, we find that cell-surface proteins involved with motility and secretion functions often have high S:F ratios, while information-processing genes do not. Change in evolutionary constraints in some species is evidenced by increased S:F ratios within functionally-related sets of genes (e.g., energy production in Pseudomonas fluorescens), while other species apparently evolve mostly by drift (e.g., uniformly elevated S:F across most genes in Buchnera spp.). Overall, S:F reveals several species-specific, protein-level changes with potential functional/ecological importance. As microbial genome projects yield more species-rich gene-trees, the S:F ratio will become an increasingly powerful tool for uncovering functional genetic differences among species.

Alm, Eric; Shapiro, B. Jesse

2009-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

404

Reducing Pausing at Rich-to-Lean Schedule Transitions: Effects of Variable-Ratio Schedules and Noncontingent Timeouts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-schedule component), which may maintain responding in the lean component when there is insufficient reinforcement. 4 General Introduction The Basic Problem: Pausing on FR Schedules Fixed-ratio (FR) schedules require that a certain number of responses occur.... In the context of a FR schedule, pausing may be considered counterproductive (or maladaptive) because it postpones the receipt of a reinforcer for a food-deprived organism. A host of variables affect pausing on FR schedules; for example, pausing increases as a...

Brewer, Adam Thornton

2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

405

Analyzing Nuclear Fuel Cycles from Isotopic Ratios of Waste Products Applicable to Measurement by Accelerator Mass Spectrometry  

SciTech Connect

An extensive study was conducted to determine isotopic ratios of nuclides in spent fuel that may be utilized to reveal historical characteristics of a nuclear reactor cycle. This forensic information is important to determine the origin of unknown nuclear waste. The distribution of isotopes in waste products provides information about a nuclear fuel cycle, even when the isotopes of uranium and plutonium are removed through chemical processing. Several different reactor cycles of the PWR, BWR, CANDU, and LMFBR were simulated for this work with the ORIGEN-ARP and ORIGEN 2.2 codes. The spent fuel nuclide concentrations of these reactors were analyzed to find the most informative isotopic ratios indicative of irradiation cycle length and reactor design. Special focus was given to long-lived and stable fission products that would be present many years after their creation. For such nuclides, mass spectrometry analysis methods often have better detection limits than classic gamma-ray spectroscopy. The isotopic ratios {sup 151}Sm/{sup 146}Sm, {sup 149}Sm/{sup 146}Sm, and {sup 244}Cm/{sup 246}Cm were found to be good indicators of fuel cycle length and are well suited for analysis by accelerator mass spectroscopy.

Biegalski, S R; Whitney, S M; Buchholz, B

2005-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

406

Generalized gamma-ray isotopic analysis software and re-evaluation of the two important 242Pu branching ratios  

SciTech Connect

The goal of the generalized gamma-ray analysis software is to provide precise and accurate isotopic analyses of samples that do not have a standard experimental geometry. This analysis tool will analyze gamma-ray data from all types of measurement scenarios with little or no interaction from the user. This tool also provides complete transparency regarding the gamma-ray peaks and branching intensities used in the analysis with the capability for the user to modify this information. They are currently at the data collected phase of building a validated spectral library. One of the by-products in this data collection phase is enabling them to reevaluate the two important branching ratios in {sup 242}Pu. These branching ratios are required for very high burn-up plutonium fuels. The preliminary analysis shows that the energy of the states are 103.5 keV and 158.82 keV, the branching ratio are 1.36E-5 (9%) and 3.37E-6(7%), respectively. More accurate measurements and analysis are currently being carried out.

Wang, T; Raschke, K; Roberts, K; Dougan, A

2009-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

407

Measurements of Excited-State Population Ratios of Atomic Hydrogen Produced by Charge-Exchange Neutralization of Energetic Proton Beams  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Excited-state population ratios for atomic hydrogen have been measured for energetic hydrogen ions neutralized by charge exchange with a number of different metallic vapors and permanent gases. Electric field ionization techniques were used to determine excitation ratios. Detection of the energetic ions and neutrals was accomplished using partially depleted surface-barrier detectors. Counting, using phase-detection techniques in which an add-subtract scaler was phased to the signal, provided an improved signal-to-noise ratio. Two methods were used to provide desired targets. Metallic vapor and permanent-gas thin targets of the order of 10-5 mTorr cm were produced as chopped neutral beams, using conventional crossed-beam techniques. Gas cells were used to extend these measurements with permanent gases to targets up to seven orders of magnitude thicker. In the latter case, the ion beam was interrupted electrically. Targets investigated were magnesium, potassium, barium, hydrogen, nitrogen, thallium, Freon, water vapor, ammonia, and perfluorodimethylcyclohexane (C8F16).

Robert H. McFarland and Archer H. Futch, Jr.

1970-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Are oxygen and neon enriched in PNe and is the current solar Ne/O abundance ratio underestimated?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A thorough critical literature survey has been carried out for reliable measurements of oxygen and neon abundances of planetary nebulae (PNe) and HII regions. By contrasting the results of PNe and of HII regions, we aim to address the issues of the evolution of oxygen and neon in the interstellar medium (ISM) and in the late evolutionary phases of low- and intermediate-mass stars (LIMS), as well as the currently hotly disputed solar Ne/O abundance ratio. Through the comparisons, we find that neon abundance and Ne/O ratio increase with increasing oxygen abundance in both types of nebulae, with positive correlation coefficients larger than 0.75. The correlations suggest different enrichment mechanisms for oxygen and neon in the ISM, in the sense that the growth of neon is delayed compared to oxygen. The differences of abundances between PNe and HII regions, are mainly attributed to the results of nucleosynthesis and dredge-up processes that occurred in the progenitor stars of PNe. We find that both these alpha-elements are significantly enriched at low metallicity (initial oxygen abundance oxygen in intermediate mass stars (IMS) of low initial metallicities and in more massive stars, a conjecture that requires verification by further theoretical studies. This result also strongly suggests that both the solar neon abundance and the Ne/O ratio should be revised upwards by ~0.22 dex from the Asplund, Grevesse & Sauval values or by ~0.14 dex from the Grevesse & Sauval values.

W. Wang; X. -W. Liu

2008-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

409

Assessment of Non-traditional Isotopic Ratios by Mass Spectrometry for Analysis of Nuclear Activities: Annual Report Year 2  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this work is to identify isotopic ratios suitable for analysis via mass spectrometry that distinguish between commercial nuclear reactor fuel cycles, fuel cycles for weapons grade plutonium, and products from nuclear weapons explosions. Methods will also be determined to distinguish the above from medical and industrial radionuclide sources. Mass spectrometry systems will be identified that are suitable for field measurement of such isotopes in an expedient manner. Significant progress has been made with this project within the past year: (1) Isotope production from commercial nuclear fuel cycles and nuclear weapons fuel cycles have been modeled with the ORIGEN and MCNPX codes. (2) MCNPX has been utilized to calculate isotopic inventories produced in a short burst fast bare sphere reactor (to approximate the signature of a nuclear weapon). (3) Isotopic ratios have been identified that are good for distinguishing between commercial and military fuel cycles as well as between nuclear weapons and commercial nuclear fuel cycles. (4) Mass spectrometry systems have been assessed for analysis of the fission products of interest. (5) A short-list of forensic ratios have been identified that are well suited for use in portable mass spectrometry systems.

Biegalski, S; Buchholz, B

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

410

The Statistics of the Prompt-to-Afterglow GRB Flux Ratios and the Supercritical Pile GRB Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present the statistics of the ratio, ${\\mathrm R}$, between the prompt and afterglow "plateau" fluxes of GRB. This we define as the ratio between the mean prompt energy flux in the {\\em Swift} BAT and the {\\em Swift} XRT, immediately following the steep transition between these two states and the beginning of the afterglow stage referred to as the "plateau". Like the distribution of other GRB observables, the histogram of ${\\mathrm R}$ is close to log-normal, with maximum at ${\\mathrm R = R}_{\\rm m} \\simeq 2,000$, FWHM of about 2 decades and with the entire distribution spanning about 6 decades in the value of ${\\mathrm R}$. We note that the peak of the distribution is close to the proton-to-electron mass ratio $({\\mathrm R}_{\\rm m} \\simeq m_p/m_e = 1836)$, as proposed by us earlier, on the basis of a specific model for the conversion of the GRB blast wave kinetic energy into radiation, before any similar analysis were made. It therefore appears that, in addition to the values of the energy of peak luminos...

Kazanas, D; Sultana, J; Mastichiadis, A

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Multiwire-Proportional-Counter Measurement of the ML Orbital-Electron-Capture Ratio in Ge71 Decay  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The ML orbital-electron-capture ratio in Ge71 decay has been measured in a wall-less multiwire proportional counter containing the gaseous radioactive compound Ge71H4. The counter was filled to 6 atm with argon containing 15 cm Hg propane. Recent advances in proportional-counter spectrometry below 500 eV have extended the sensitivity for precision measurement to the detection of single- and few-electron events down to essentially zero energy, even in the presence of high intensities of more energetic radiation. These improvements are the result not only of the sophistication of the low-noise electronic system, but also of the present investigation of the degradation spectrum (low-energy tails and afterpulses) from spectral peaks, and of the resolution from each other of single- and few-electron spectra by using computer analysis. A fully transistorized electronic system was developed which includes a special dc-coupled logic unit with zero-time recovery (updating) to perform the following operations: (i) to ensure proper anticoincidence functioning of the ring counter; (ii) to provide paralysis pulses necessary to block possible afterpulses following an ionizing event in either the ring or central counter; and (iii) to eliminate the phenomenon of front- and backedge clipping of large pulses into small ones by the action of the anticoincidence gate. Measurements were made of the K, L, and M peaks, having mean energies of 10.37 keV, 1298, and 158 eV, respectively, and the resulting orbital-electron-capture ratios were determined to be PLPK=0.1170.001 and PMPL=0.1620.003. These ratios are compared with theoretical results. Whereas the present LK capture ratio is in closer agreement with theory corrected for exchange according to Bahcall, the theoretical prediction of the ML ratio by Bahcall with correction for exchange lies approximately 7% above the present value, which agrees well with a recent theoretical calculation by Vatai. The half-life of Ge71 was found by least-squares fitting to be 11.15 0.15 days, by following the decay of K x rays from a solid source with a Ge(Li) x-ray detector.

H. Genz; J. P. Renier; J. G. Pengra; R. W. Fink

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Comparison of the relationships between lidar integrated backscattered light and accumulated depolarization ratios for linear and circular polarization for water droplets, fog oil, and dust  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Recently, an empirical relationship between the layer integrated backscattered light and the layer accumulated depolarization ratio has been established for linear polarization for...

Cao, Xiaoying; Roy, Gilles; Roy, Nathalie; Bernier, Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Oxygen isotope ratio measurements in CO2 by means of a continuous-wave quantum cascade laser at 4.3 ?m  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A mid-infrared laser spectrometer was developed for simultaneous high-precision 18O/16O and 17O/16O isotope ratio measurements in carbon...

Castrillo, Antonio; Casa, Giovanni; Gianfrani, Livio

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Isotope 18O/16O ratio measurements of water vapor by use of the 950-nm wavelength region with cavity ring-down and photoacoustic spectroscopic techniques  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Two optical methods, cavity ring-down spectroscopy and photoacoustic spectroscopy, are applied to the measurement of the isotope ratio 18O/16O in water-vapor...

Samura, Ken; Hashimoto, Satoshi; Kawasaki, Masahiro; Hayashida, Akira; Kagi, Eriko; Ishiwata, Takashi; Matsumi, Yutaka

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

The mesoporosity of microparticles spray dried from trehalose and nanoparticle hydroxyapatite depends on the ratio of nanoparticles to sugar and nanoparticle surface charge  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The ratio of hydroxyapatite (HA) nanoparticles (NP) to trehalose in composite microparticle (MP) vaccine vehicles by determining inter-nanoparticle space potentially influences antigen release. Mercury porosimetr...

David M. Wright; Zlatko S. Saracevic

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

E-Print Network 3.0 - admitidos em um Sample Search Results  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

ADMS-A ADMITIDO-A ADMITTED Yanira Brbara Cabrera Surez ADMS-A ADMITIDO-A ADMITTED Rodrigo... Carvalho Borges ADMS-A ADMITIDO-A ADMITTED Lourdes Delgado Fernandez ADMS-A...

417

Additional Reserve Recovery Using New Polymer Treatment on High Water Oil Ratio Wells in Alameda Field, Kingman County, Kansas  

SciTech Connect

The Chemical Flooding process, like a polymer treatment, as a tertiary (enhanced) oil recovery process can be a very good solution based on the condition of this field and its low cost compared to the drilling of new wells. It is an improved water flooding method in which high molecular-weight (macro-size molecules) and water-soluble polymers are added to the injection water to improve the mobility ratio by enhancing the viscosity of the water and by reducing permeability in invaded zones during the process. In other words, it can improve the sweep efficiency by reducing the water mobility. This polymer treatment can be performed on the same active oil producer well rather than on an injector well in the existence of strong water drive in the formation. Some parameters must be considered before any polymer job is performed such as: formation temperature, permeability, oil gravity and viscosity, location and formation thickness of the well, amount of remaining recoverable oil, fluid levels, well productivity, water oil ratio (WOR) and existence of water drive. This improved oil recovery technique has been used widely and has significant potential to extend reservoir life by increasing the oil production and decreasing the water cut. This new technology has the greatest potential in reservoirs that are moderately heterogeneous, contain moderately viscous oils, and have adverse water-oil mobility ratios. For example, many wells in Kansas's Arbuckle formation had similar treatments and we have seen very effective results. In addition, there were previous polymer treatments conducted by Texaco in Alameda Field on a number of wells throughout the Viola-Simpson formation in the early 70's. Most of the treatments proved to be very successful.

James Spillane

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Recoil Polarization Measurements of the Proton Electromagnetic Form Factor Ratio to Q^2 = 8.5 GeV^2  

SciTech Connect

Among the most fundamental observables of nucleon structure, electromagnetic form factors are a crucial benchmark for modern calculations describing the strong interaction dynamics of the nucleons quark constituents; indeed, recent proton data have attracted intense theoretical interest. In this Letter, we report new measurements of the proton electromagnetic form factor ratio using the recoil polarization method, at momentum transfers Q2=5.2, 6.7, and 8.5??GeV2. By extending the range of Q2 for which GEp is accurately determined by more than 50%, these measurements will provide significant constraints on models of nucleon structure in the nonperturbative regime.

Puckett, A J.R.; Jones, M K; Luo, W; Meziane, M; Pentchev, L; Perdrisat, C F; Punjabi, V; Wesselmann, F R; Ahmidouch, A; Albayrak, I; Aniol, K A; Arrington, J; Asaturyan, A; Baghdasaryan, H; Benmokhtar, F; Bertozzi, W; Bimbot, L; Bosted, P; Boeglin, W; Butuceanu, C; Carter, P; Chernenko, S; Christy, E; Commisso, M; Cornejo, J C; Covrig, S; Danagoulian, S; Daniel, A; Davidenko, A; Day, D; Dhamija, S; Dutta, D; Ent, R; Frullani, S; Fenker, H; Frlez, E; Garibaldi, F; Gaskell, D; Gilad, S; Gilman, R; Goncharenko, Y; Hafidi, K; Hamilton, D; Higinbotham, D W; Hinton, W; Horn, T; Hu, B; Huang, J; Huber, G M; Jensen, E; Keppel, C; Khandaker, M; King, P; Kirillov, D; Kohl, M; Kravtsov, V; Kumbartzki, G; Li, Y; Mamyan, V; Margaziotis, D J; Marsh, A; Matulenko, Y; Maxwell, J; Mbianda, G; Meekins, D; Melnik, Y; Miller, J; Mkrtchyan, A; Mkrtchyan, H; Moffit, B; Moreno, O; Mulholland, J; Narayan, A; Nedev, S; Nuruzzaman,; Piasetzky, E; Pierce, W; Piskunov, N M; Prok, Y; Ransome, R D; Razin, D S; Reimer, P; Reinhold, J; Rondon, O; Shabestari, M; Shahinyan, A; Shestermanov, K; Sirca, S; Sitnik, I; Smykov, L; Smith, G; Solovyev, L; Solvingnon, P; Subedi, R; Tomasi-Gustafsson, E; Vasiliev, A; Veilleux, M; Wojtsekhowski, B B; Wood, S; Ye, Z; Zanevsky, Y; Zhang, X; Zhang, Y; Zheng, X; Zhu, L

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Measurement of the ratio [B(D(0)?K*(?)e(+)?e)] / [B(D(0)?K(?)e(+)?e)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PHYSICAL REVIEW' D VOLUME 44, NUMBER 11 1 DECEMBER 1991 Measurement of the ratio B (D = K ' e +v, ) /B (D:K e +v, ) G. Crawford, ' R. Fulton, ' K. K. Gan, ' T. Jensen, ' D. R. Johnson, ' H. Kagan, ' R. Kass, ' R. Malchow, ' F. Morrow, ' J. Whitmore....-M. Yao, ' G. Zhu, ' A. V. Barnes, J. Bartelt, S. E. Csorna, T. Letson, J. Alexander, g M. Artuso, C. Bebek, K. Berkelman, D. Besson, T. Browder, g D. G. Cassel, E. Cheu, D. M. Coffman, g P. S. Drell, g R. Ehrlich, R. S. Galik, M. Garcia-Sciveres, B...

Baringer, Philip S.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Optimal control of the signal-to-noise ratio per unit time for a spin-1/2 particle  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We investigate the maximum signal-to-noise ratio per unit time that can be achieved for a spin-1/2 particle subjected to a periodic pulse sequence. Optimal control techniques are applied to design the control field and the position of the steady state, leading to the best signal-to-noise performance. A complete geometric description of the optimal control problem is given in the unbounded case. We show the optimality of the well-known Ernst angle solution, which is widely used in spectroscopic and medical imaging applications, over a large control space allowing the use of shaped pulses.

M. Lapert; E. Assmat; S. J. Glaser; D. Sugny

2014-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


421

Dynamic simulation of a circulating fluidized bed boiler of low circulating ratio with wide particle size distributions  

SciTech Connect

A steady state model of a coal fired CFB boiler considering the hydrodynamics, heat transfer and combustion is presented. This model predicts the flue gas temperature, the chemical gas species (O{sub 2}, H{sub 2}O, CO, CO{sub 2} and SO{sub 2}) and char concentration distributions in both the axial and radial location along the furnace including the bottom and upper portion. The model was validated against experimental data generated in a 35 t/h commercial CFB boiler with low circulating ratio.

Lu Huilin; Yang Lidan; Bie Rushan; Zhao Guangbo

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Novel estimation of tyre-road friction coefficient and slip ratio using electrical parameters of traction motor for electric vehicles  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The estimation of the friction coefficient and the slip ratio is crucial for advanced traction control or anti-brake control of electric vehicles. In this paper, dynamic behaviours of electrical parameters of the traction motor under road change are modelled and analysed. Novel estimation only using the measurements of the armature voltage and the current is proposed. The proposed method is much quicker than traditional methods, contributing to adjust the vehicle's motion state more quickly and precisely. Further, it can eliminate the speed measuring devices of the wheel speed and the vehicle speed. Simulations verify the effectiveness.

Guoqing Xu; Kun Xu; Weimin Li

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Effects of the injection parameters and compression ratio on the emissions of a heavy-duty diesel engine  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Homogenous charge compression ignition (HCCI) cases are compared for improvements on the combustion chamber design of the engine to achieve near zero particulate matter (PM) and NOx emissions. Therefore combustion simulations of the engine have been performed to find out emission generation in the cylinder. The interaction of air motion with high-pressure fuel spray has also been analysed. Finally, a comparison has been made considering the performance of the engine for various configurations such as compression ratio, injection timing, and cone angle. The results are widely in agreement qualitatively with the previous similar experimental and computational studies in the literature.

Mustafa Yilmaz; Hasan Köten; M. Zafer Gul

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Branching Ratio and CP Asymmetry of B_s \\to K^*_0(1430)?(?,?) Decays in the PQCD Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the two-quark model supposition for $K_0^{*}(1430)$, which can be viewed as either the first excited state (scenario I) or the lowest lying state (scenario II), the branching ratios and the direct CP-violating asymmetries for decays $\\bar B_s^0\\to K^{*0}_0(1430)\\phi, K^{*0}_0(1430)\\omega, K^{*0}_0(1430)\\rho^0, K^{*+}_0(1430)\\rho^-$ are studied by employing the perturbative QCD factorization approach. We find the following results: (a) Enhanced by the color allowed tree amplitude with large Wilson coefficients $a_1=C_2+C_1/3$, the branching ratio of $\\bar B_s^0\\to K^{*+}_0(1430)\\rho^-$ is much larger than those of the other three decays and arrives at $(3.4^{+0.8}_{-0.7})\\times 10^{-5}$ in scenario I, even $10^{-4}$ order in scenario II, and its direct CP violating asymmetry is the smallest, around 10%, so this channel might be measurable in the current LHC-b experiments, where a large number (about $10^{12}$) of $B$ mesons will be produced per year. This high statistics will make the measurement possible. (b) For the decay modes $\\bar B^0_s\\to K^{*0}_0(1430)\\omega, K^{*0}_0(1430)\\rho^0$, their direct CP-violating asymmetries are large, but it might be difficult to measure them, because their branching ratios are small and less than (or near) $10^{-6}$ in both scenarios. For example, in scenario I, these values are ${\\cal B}(\\bar B_s^0\\to K^*_0(1430)\\omega)=(8.2^{+1.8}_{-1.7})\\times 10^{-7}, {\\cal B}(\\bar B_s^0\\to K^*_0(1430)\\rho^0)=(9.9^{+2.1}_{-2.0})\\times 10^{-7}, \\acp^{dir}(\\bar B^0_s\\to K^{*0}_0(1430)\\omega)=-24.1^{+2.8}_{-2.5}, \\acp^{dir}(\\bar B^0_s\\to K^{*0}_0(1430)\\rho^0)=26.6^{+2.5}_{-2.5}.$ (c) For the decay $\\bar B^0_s\\to K^*_0(1430)\\phi$, the predicted branching ratios are also small and a few times $10^{-7}$ in both scenarios; there is no tree contribution at the leading order, so its direct CP-violating asymmetry is naturally zero.

Zhi-Qing Zhang

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Theoretical investigation of projectile angular dependence of the ratio of double to single ionization of helium by fast proton impact  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

) Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. John F. Reading DifFerential cross sections for single and double ionization, and ratios of double to single ionization, of He by proton projectile at 0. 3, I, 3 and 6 MeV/amu are inves- tigated. For the single... Differential cross sections for singly ionizing electrons whose energies I'&iilge from ?, ki to ?, ' k;, from He by proton projectile at 300 KeV& amu. . 15 2 2 Differeutial &ross sections I' or singly ionizin electrons whose energies range froin ?, ki...

Fang, Xushan

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

426

Density Ratio Estimation: A Comprehensive Review Masashi Sugiyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology (sugi@cs.titech.ac.jp)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.i.d.) samples {xnu i }nnu i=1 from a distribution with density p nu(x) and i.i.d. samples {xde j }nde j=1 from another distribution with density p de(x). {xnu i }nnu i=1 i.i.d. p nu(x) and {xde j }nde j=1 i.i.d. p the density ratio r (x) := p nu(x) p de(x) from samples {xnu i }nnu i=1 and {xde j }nde j=1. `nu' and `de

Sugiyama, Masashi

427

Raindrop axis ratios, fall velocities and size distribution over Sumatra from 2D-Video Disdrometer measurement  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Raindrop axis ratio, falling velocity and size distribution are important in broad list of applications. However, they are not frequently observed in the equatorial region. This paper elucidated the characteristics of raindrop axis ratio, falling velocity and size distribution based on 2D-Video Disdrometer (2DVD) data that have been collected in the equatorial Indonesia, particularly at Kototabang (hereafter called KT), west Sumatra, Indonesia (0.20S, 100.32E, 864m above sea level). A comprehensive follow-up of the previous study on the natural variability of raindrop size distributions (DSDs) is presented. Precipitation was classified through 1.3-GHz wind profiler observation. The dependence of raindrop falling velocity and axis ratio on rainfall type was not clearly observed. Overall, measured raindrop fall velocities were in good agreement with GunnKinzer's data. Raindrop axis ratio at KT was more spherical than that of artificial rain and equilibrium model, and close to the values reported in the turbulent high shear zone of surface layer which can be partially due to the effect of the instrument errors (e.g., location and container shape). Of some natural variations of DSD investigated, the dependence of DSD on rainfall rate and rainfall type as well as diurnal variation was clearly visible. A striking contrast between the stratiform and convective rains is that the size distributions from the stratiform (convective) rains tend to narrow (broaden) with increasing rainfall rates. For rainfall rate R<10mm/h, the size distribution of stratiform was broader than that of convective. On the other hand, at higher rainfall rate more large-sized drops were found in convective rain. During the convective rain, very large-sized drops were found mainly at the very start of rain event while for the stratiform they were found to be associated with a strong bright band. In diurnal basis, the \\{DSDs\\} in the morning hours were narrower than those in the evening which was indicated by smaller Dm values in the morning hours than their counterparts in the evening. Rainfall type dependence and diurnal variation of DSD lead to significant variation of ZR relations so that they must be considered to increase the accuracy of ZR conversion from weather radar in this region. Consistent with the previous study, lack of seasonal DSD variability was also found in this work that would be due to significant local convective and orographic effect at this region throughout the year. However, Dm values in our result were larger than the typical orographic DSD.

Marzuki; Walter L. Randeu; Toshiaki Kozu; Toyoshi Shimomai; Hiroyuki Hashiguchi; Michael Schnhuber

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Ratio of absorption cross section for Dirac fermion to that for scalar in the higher-dimensional black hole background  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The ratio of the low-energy absorption cross section for Dirac fermion to that for minimally coupled scalar is computed when the spacetimes are various types of the higher-dimensional Reissner-Nordstr\\"{o}m black holes. It is found that the low-energy absorption cross sections for the Dirac fermion always goes to zero in the extremal limit regardless of the detailed geometry of the spacetime. The physical importance of our results is discussed in the context of the brane-world scenarios and string theories.

Eylee Jung; SungHoon Kim; D. K. Park

2005-03-03T23:59:59.000Z

429

A new GA optimised Reliability Ratio based integration weight estimation scheme for decision fusion Audio-Visual Speech Recognition  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Audio-Visual Speech Recognition (AVSR) using acoustic and visual signals of speech have received attention recently because of its robustness in noisy environments. An important issue in decision fusion AVSR systems is the determination of appropriate integration weight for better performance. A new Genetic Algorithm (GA) based scheme to obtain an appropriate integration weight is proposed here. The performance of the proposed scheme is demonstrated for commonly used mobile functions isolated word recognition via multi-speaker database experiment. The results show that the proposed scheme improves robust recognition accuracy over conventional unimodal systems and other related bimodal systems, namely, Reliability ratio and Neural Network based AVSR systems.

R. Rajavel; P.S. Sathidevi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Rapidity dependence of charged antihadron to hadron ratios in Au plus Au collisions at root(NN)-N-S=200 GeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present ratios of the numbers of charged antihadrons to hadrons (pions, kaons, and protons) in Au + Au collisions at roots(NN) = 200 GeV as a function of rapidity in the range y = 0-3. While the ratios at midrapidity ...

Ito, H.; Norris, J.; Sanders, Stephen J.

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Inorganic Bi/In Thermal Resist as a High Etch Ratio Patterning Layer for CF4/CHF3/O2 Plasma Etch  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Inorganic Bi/In Thermal Resist as a High Etch Ratio Patterning Layer for CF4/CHF3/O2 Plasma Etch" etch using CF4/CHF3. The profile of etched structures can be tuned by adding CHF3 and other gases such as Ar, and by changing the CF4/CHF3 ratio. Depending on the fluorocarbon plasma etching recipe the etch

Chapman, Glenn H.

432

Permanence and periodicity of a delayed ratio-dependent predator-prey model with Holling type functional response and stage structure  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A periodic and delayed ratio-dependent predator-prey system with Holling type III functional response and stage structure for both prey and predator is investigated. It is assumed that immature predator and mature individuals of each species are divided ... Keywords: Periodic solution, Permanence, Ratio-dependence, Stage structure, Time delay

Zuxiong Li; Lansun Chen; Jianmin Huang

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

The power gain is the ratio of the power delivered to the load to the power delivered to the input of the amplifier [2].  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 The power gain is the ratio of the power delivered to the load to the power delivered to the input of the amplifier [2]. 2 The transducer gain is the ratio of the power delivered to the load to the available power of the source [2] and is a function of the source impedance. If the source impedance has

Groppi, Christopher

434

Dust-to-Gas Ratios in Early-type Galaxies A. F. Crocker (University of Massachusetts Amherst), L. M. Young (New Mex-  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Dust-to-Gas Ratios in Early-type Galaxies A. F. Crocker (University of Massachusetts Amherst), L. M. Bureau, (University of Oxford, United Kingdom), Atlas3D Team We present dust-to-gas ratios for all mass. Cold gas masses are combined molecular and atomic masses, determined from single- dish CO

Bureau, Martin

435

Measurement of the ratio Beta(D+ -> pi(0)l+nu) Beta(D+ -> (K)over-bar(o)l+nu)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Using the CLEO-II detector, the branching ratio of the Cabibbo suppressed decay D+ --> pi0l+nu, relative to the branching ratio of the Cabibbo favored decay D+ --> K0l+nuBAR, is measured to be B(D+ --> pi0l+nu)/B(D+ --> K0l+nuBAR) = (8.5 +/- 2...

Ammar, Raymond G.; Ball, S.; Baringer, Philip S.; Coppage, Don; Copty, N.; Davis, Robin E. P.; Hancock, N.; Kelly, M.; Kwak, Nowhan; Lam, H.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Communications Records | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Communications Records Communications Records ADM 120.pdf More Documents & Publications ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS SCHEDULE 12: COMMUNICATIONS RECORDS ADM 12 PDF Administrative...

437

Thermal and daylighting evaluation of the effect of varying aspect ratios in urban canyons in Curitiba, Brazil  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Urbanization is commonly associated with densification which may lead to vertical growth or urban consolidation. The present study evaluates the daylighting potential as a function of urban morphology for the city of Curitiba ( 25 2 5 ? 5 0 ? ? S 46 1 6 ? 1 5 ? ? W ). It also presents a thermal analysis for a representative street axis orientation in this location showing indoor conditions within a test office for different aspect ratios. In Curitiba certain street axes were designated to allow densification (in the so-called structural sector of the city). As a consequence there is a great risk of urban canyons being formed as local legislation does not impose height restrictions to adjacent buildings. Daylight analysis was based on software simulations with LUZ DO SOL DLN ECOTECT and RADIANCE. Thermal analysis was carried out by means of computer simulations with the IDA ICEsoftware. It was verified that diagonal axial orientations relative to the north (rotated in 45) provide higher daylighting potentials to buildings located in urban canyons. With regard to the thermal effect of varying the aspect ratio in an east-west street axis results confirm daylighting simulations showing the interrelation between both comfort parameters.

Eduardo Krger; Mauro Suga

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Isotopic ratios and effective power determined by gamma-ray spectroscopy vs mass spectroscopy for molten salt extraction residues  

SciTech Connect

Impure plutonium metal is routinely processed by molten salt extraction (MSE) to reduce the amount of americium in the metal product. Throughput at various facilities where similar processes are performed has made it essential to evaluate uncertainties and possible discrepancies in the analyses of these difficult MSE materials. In an effort to evaluate the plutonium isotopic ratios and americium concentrations obtained from gamma-ray spectral data analyzed by the computer code GRPAUT, measurements were made on ten MSE salts as received and after pulverization and blending. These results were then compared to the specific powers obtained from isotopic ratios determined by mass spectrometry on these same ten samples. Americium values ranged from a few thousand parts-per-million of total plutonium to greater than 50,000 ppM. Our results indicate a small discrepancy between specific powers as determined by GRPAUT on as received'' vs pulverized and blended MSE salts. The specific powers obtained via GRPAUT on the pulverized salts agree somewhat better with specific powers obtained from the mass spectroscopy data. This work may indicate that a small discrepancy exists in the specific powers by using GRPAUT on heterogeneous, high americium samples. 5 refs., 6 tabs.

Longmire, V.L.; Cremers, T.L.; Sedlacek, W.A.; Long, S.M.; Scarborough, A.M.; Hurd, J.R.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Methanol as a Sensitive Probe for Spatial and Temporal Variations of the Proton-to-Electron Mass Ratio  

SciTech Connect

The 6.7 and 12.2 GHz masers, corresponding to the 5{sub 1}{yields}6{sub 0}A{sup +} and 2{sub 0}{yields}3{sub -1}E transitions in methanol (CH{sub 3}OH), respectively, are among the brightest radio objects in the sky. We present calculations for the sensitivity of these and other transitions in the ground state of methanol to a variation of the proton-to-electron mass ratio. We show that the sensitivity is greatly enhanced due to a cancellation of energies associated with the hindered internal rotation and the overall rotation of the molecule. We find sensitivities of K{sub {mu}=}-42 and K{sub {mu}=}-33, for the 5{sub 1}{yields}6{sub 0}A{sup +} and 2{sub 0}{yields}3{sub -1}E transitions, respectively. The sensitivities of other transitions in the different isotopologues of methanol range from -88 to 330. This makes methanol a sensitive probe for spatial and temporal variations of the proton-to-electron mass ratio.

Jansen, Paul; Ubachs, Wim; Bethlem, Hendrick L. [Institute for Lasers, Life and Biophotonics, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081, 1081 HV Amsterdam (Netherlands); Xu Lihong [Department of Physics and Centre for Laser, Atomic, and Molecular Sciences, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5 (Canada); Kleiner, Isabelle [Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systemes Atmospheriques (LISA), CNRS UMR 7583 et Universites Paris 7 et Paris Est, 61 avenue du General de Gaulle, 94010 Creteil Cedex (France)

2011-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

440

System and method to estimate compressional to shear velocity (VP/VS) ratio in a region remote from a borehole  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

In some aspects of the disclosure, a method for creating three-dimensional images of non-linear properties and the compressional to shear velocity ratio in a region remote from a borehole using a conveyed logging tool is disclosed. In some aspects, the method includes arranging a first source in the borehole and generating a steered beam of elastic energy at a first frequency; arranging a second source in the borehole and generating a steerable beam of elastic energy at a second frequency, such that the steerable beam at the first frequency and the steerable beam at the second frequency intercept at a location away from the borehole; receiving at the borehole by a sensor a third elastic wave, created by a three wave mixing process, with a frequency equal to a difference between the first and second frequencies and a direction of propagation towards the borehole; determining a location of a three wave mixing region based on the arrangement of the first and second sources and on properties of the third wave signal; and creating three-dimensional images of the non-linear properties using data recorded by repeating the generating, receiving and determining at a plurality of azimuths, inclinations and longitudinal locations within the borehole. The method is additionally used to generate three dimensional images of the ratio of compressional to shear acoustic velocity of the same volume surrounding the borehole.

Vu, Cung; Nihei, Kurt T; Schmitt, Denis P; Skelt, Christopher; Johnson, Paul A; Guyer, Robert; TenCate, James A; Le Bas, Pierre-Yves

2012-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


441

Variable Compression Ratio Engine  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and Vehicle Technologies Program Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting, May 18-22, 2009 -- Washington D.C.

442

The decommodified security ratio  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as understood by John Rawls and Amartya Sen" and, on the other hand, quotations from the ILO's 1944 Declaration

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

443

Branching Ratio and Polarization of B \\to a_1(1260)(b_1(1235))?(?, ?) Decays in the PQCD Approach  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Within the framework of perturbative QCD approach, we study the charmless two-body decays into final states involving one axial-vector (A), $a_1(1260)$ or $b_1(1235)$, and one vector (V), namely $\\rho(\\omega,\\phi)$. Using the decays constants and the light-cone distribution amplitudes for these mesons derived from the QCD sum rule method, we find the following results: (a) Except the decays $\\bar B^0\\to a^{0}_1\\rho^0(\\omega)$, other tree-dominated decays $B\\to a_1\\rho(\\omega)$ have larger branching ratios, at the order of $10^{-5}$. (b)Except the decays $\\bar B\\to b^+_1\\rho^-$ and $B^-\\to b^0_1\\rho^-$, other $B\\to b_1\\rho(\\omega)$ decays have smaller branching ratios, at the order of $10^{-6}$. (c) The decays $B\\to a_1(b_1) \\phi$ are highly suppressed and have very small branching ratios, at the order of $10^{-9}$. (d) For the decays $\\bar B^0 \\to a_1^0\\rho^0$ and $B^-\\to b_1^-\\rho^0$, their two transverse polarizations are larger than their longitudinal polarizations, which are about 43.3% and 44.9%, respectively. (d) The two transverse polarizations have near values in the decays $B\\to a_1\\rho(\\omega)$, while have large differences in some of $B\\to b_1\\rho(\\omega)$ decays. (e) For the decays $B^-\\to a^{0}_1\\rho^-, b^{0}_1\\rho^-$ and $\\bar B^0\\to b^{0}_1\\rho^0, b^{0}_1\\omega$, where the transverse polarization fractions range from 4.7 to 7.5%, we calculate their direct CP-violating asymmetries with neglecting the transverse polarizations and find that those for two charged decays have smaller values, which are about 11.8% and -3.7%, respectively.

Zhi-Qing Zhang

2012-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

444

Geographic determination of coffee beans using multi-element analysis and isotope ratios of boron and strontium  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This study aims to evaluate the feasibility of using chemical and isotopic compositions of coffee beans to identify their geographic origins. Twenty-one Coffea arabica beans collected from 14 countries in 3 major coffee-producing regions, Africa, America and Asia, were analysed for multi-element of B, Rb, Sr, Ba, Fe, Mn and Zn, as well as isotopic compositions of B and Sr. Our results demonstrate that the geographic origin of coffee beans could be classified based on concentrations of Rb, Sr and Ba. However, the isotope ratios of B and Sr provide more sensitive information for the growth localities. Combined with literature data, this study indicates that B and Sr isotopes are excellent indicators of the origin of coffee beans.

Hou-Chun Liu; Chen-Feng You; Chiou-Yun Chen; Yu-Ching Liu; Ming-Tsung Chung

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

The Frequency Ratio Method for the seismic modelling of gamma Doradus stars. II The role of rotation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The effect of rotation on the Frequency Ratio Method (Moya et al. 2005) is examined. Its applicability to observed frequencies of rotating gamma Doradus stars is discussed taking into account the following aspects: the use of a perturbative approach to compute adiabatic oscillation frequencies; the effect of rotation on the observational Brunt-Vaisala integral determination and finally, the problem of disentangling multiplet-like structures from frequency patterns due to the period spacing expected for high-order gravity modes in asymptotic regime. This analysis reveals that the FRM produces reliable results for objects with rotational velocities up to 70 kms/s, for which the FRM intrinsic error increases one order of magnitude with respect to the typical FRM errors given in Moya et al. (2005). Our computations suggest that, given the spherical degree "l" identification, the FRM may be discriminating for m = 0 modes, in the sense that the method avoids any misinterpretation induced by the presence of rotation...

Surez, J C; Martin-Ruiz, S; Amado, P J; Garrido, A G R

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Laser-induced multiphoton dissociation branching ratios for H{sub 2}{sup +} and D{sub 2}{sup +}  

SciTech Connect

The multiphoton dissociation branching ratios for H{sub 2}{sup +} and D{sub 2}{sup +} as a function of laser peak intensity and pulse length are investigated by solving the time-dependent Schroedinger equation in the Born-Oppenheimer approximation, neglecting nuclear rotation. An 800 nm laser pulse with peak intensities from 8x10{sup 9} W/cm{sup 2} to 10{sup 14} W/cm{sup 2} and pulse lengths from 5 to 7.5 fs is used. We also investigate the viability of identifying zero-, one-, two-, and three-photon processes based only on the nuclear kinetic energy release spectrum, and check these identifications with a rigorous Floquet-like method.

Hua, J. J.; Esry, B. D. [J. R. Macdonald Laboratory, Department of Physics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas 66506 (United States)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

447

A constraint on a varying proton--electron mass ratio 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A molecular hydrogen absorber at a lookback time of 12.4 billion years, corresponding to 10$\\%$ of the age of the universe today, is analyzed to put a constraint on a varying proton--electron mass ratio, $\\mu$. A high resolution spectrum of the J1443$+$2724 quasar, which was observed with the Very Large Telescope, is used to create an accurate model of 89 Lyman and Werner band transitions whose relative frequencies are sensitive to $\\mu$, yielding a limit on the relative deviation from the current laboratory value of $\\Delta\\mu/\\mu=(-9.5\\pm5.4_{\\textrm{stat}} \\pm 5.3_{\\textrm{sys}})\\times 10^{-6}$.

Bagdonaite, J; Murphy, M T; Whitmore, J B

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

On the ratio of the shear viscosity to the density of entropy of the rare gases and , and  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The ratio ? of the shear viscosity ? to the volume density of entropy s , ? = ? / s , of the rare gases He, Ne, Ar, Kr, and Xe and the molecules H 2 , N 2 , CH 4 , and CF 4 is studied in the critical region. It is shown that the minimum value ? m of ? / s is observed in the vicinity of the critical point. In addition the universal inequality ? ? ? / ( 4 ? k ) proposed by Kovtun, Son, and Starinets [Phys. Rev. Lett. 94 (2005) 111601] holds for these gases. For the rare gases and 6Li ? m depends linearly on m 1 / 2 ? 2 , where m is the mass and ? defined via the potential energy function as U ( ? ) = 0 . ? m of the molecules H 2 , N 2 , CH 4 , and CF 4 falls on the same straight line provided that the vibrational and rotational contributions to the entropy density s are removed.

U. Hohm

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Pulsed-Beam Measurement of the Gyromagnetic Ratio of the First Excited Rotational States in Ytterbium 172, 174, and 176  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The gyromagnetic ratio g of the first excited rotational states in ytterbium 172, 174, and 176 has been measured using the pulsed-beam technique. The precession of the Coulomb-excited nuclei in an external magnetic field has been detected by observing the angular distribution of the de-excitation gamma radiation as a function of time. The measured g factors and mean lives (?) are: g=0.2790.014, ?=2.460.07 nsec for Yb172; g=0.2470.013, ?=2.590.07 nsec for Yb174; g=0.2990.015, ?=2.540.07 nsec for Yb176. The timing techniques which make possible an evaluation of the effect of target perturbations on the measurement are discussed. These measurements were made in ytterbium-metal targets where the magnetic field at the nucleus is essentially the applied external magnetic field.

J. W. Tippie and R. P. Scharenberg

1966-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

450

Alkali injection system with controlled CO.sub.2 /O.sub.2 ratios for combustion of coal  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high temperature combustion process for an organic fuel containing sulfur n which the nitrogen of air is replaced by carbon dioxide for combination with oxygen with the ratio of CO.sub.2 /O.sub.2 being controlled to generate combustion temperatures above 2000 K. for a gas-gas reaction with SO.sub.2 and an alkali metal compound to produce a sulfate and in which a portion of the carbon-dioxide rich gas is recycled for mixing with oxygen and/or for injection as a cooling gas upstream from heating exchangers to limit fouling of the exchangers, with the remaining carbon-dioxide rich gas being available as a source of CO.sub.2 for oil recovery and other purposes.

Berry, Gregory F. (Naperville, IL)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Measurements of the modified conversion ratio by gamma-ray spectrometry of fuel rods for water-moderated UO[sub 2] cores  

SciTech Connect

The modified conversion ratio is defined as the ratio of [sup 238]U captures to total fission. Gamma-ray spectrometry of irradiated fuel rods has been introduced to measure this quantity in two types of water-moderated low-enriched UO[sub 2] cores: the standard core, called the 1.42S core, and a tight-lattice core, called the 0.56S core. The water moderator-to-fuel volume ratios V[sub m]/V[sub [line integral

Nakajima, Ken; Akai, Masanori; Suzaki, Takenori (Japan Atomic Energy Research Inst., Ibaraki (Japan). Dept. of Fuel Cycle Safety Research)

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

A Test of the Aversive Transition Account: Extended Pausing Following Signaled Rich-Lean Transitions on Multiple Fixed-Ratio Schedules in Fischer 344 and Lewis Rats  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

, Fischer 344 rats paused longer than Lewis rats at signaled rich-lean transitions at most ratio values. Control procedures suggest this difference is not due to motoric differences between rat strains. 4 A fixed-ratio (FR) schedule delivers a... reinforcer after n responses, where n is the size of the ratio (Ferster & Skinner, 1957). Responding on FR schedules is characterized by a ?break-and-run? pattern composed of a period of nonresponding (a break, or pause) after each reinforcer followed by a...

Brewer, Adam Thornton

2009-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

453

First measurement of the ratio of branching fractions B(?b0??c+?-??)/B(?b0??c+?-)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This article presents the first measurement of the ratio of branching fractions B(?b0??c+?-??)/B(?b0??c+?-). Measurements in two control samples using the same technique B(B0?D+?-??)/B(B0?D+?-) and B(B0?D*(2010)+?-??)/B(B0?D*(2010)+?-) are also reported. The analysis uses data from an integrated luminosity of approximately 172??pb-1 of pp collisions at s=1.96??TeV, collected with the CDF II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. The relative branching fractions are measured to be B(?b0??c+?-??)B(?b0??c+?-)=16.63.0(stat)1.0(syst)+2.6-3.4(PDG)0.3(EBR), B(B0?D+?-??)B(B0?D+?-)=9.91.0(stat)0.6(syst)0.4(PDG)0.5(EBR), and B(B0?D*(2010)+?-??)B(B0?D*(2010)+?-)=16.52.3(stat)0.6(syst)0.5(PDG)0.8(EBR). The uncertainties are from statistics (stat), internal systematics (syst), world averages of measurements published by the Particle Data Group or subsidiary measurements in this analysis (PDG), and unmeasured branching fractions estimated from theory (EBR), respectively. This article also presents measurements of the branching fractions of four new ?b0 semileptonic decays: ?b0??c(2595)+?-??, ?b0??c(2625)+?-??, ?b0??c(2455)0?+?-??, and ?b0??c(2455)++?-?-??, relative to the branching fraction of the ?b0??c+?-?? decay. Finally, the transverse-momentum distribution of ?b0 baryons produced in pp collisions is measured and found to be significantly different from that of B0 mesons, which results in a modification in the production cross-section ratio ??b0/?B0 with respect to the CDF I measurement.

T. Aaltonen et al. (CDF Collaboration)

2009-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

454

A Capillary Absorption Spectrometer for Stable Carbon Isotope Ratio (13C/12C) Analysis in Very Small Samples  

SciTech Connect

A capillary absorption spectrometer (CAS) suitable for IR laser isotope analysis of small CO{sub 2} samples is presented. The system employs a continuous-wave (cw) quantum cascade laser to study nearly adjacent rovibrational transitions of different isotopologues of CO{sub 2} near 2307 cm{sup -1} (4.34 {mu}m). This initial CAS system can achieve relative isotopic precision of about 10 ppm {sup 13}C, or {approx}1{per_thousand} (per mil in delta notation relative to Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite) with 20-100 picomoles of entrained sample within the hollow waveguide for CO{sub 2} concentrations {approx}400 to 750 ppm. Isotopic analyses of such gas fills in a 1-mm ID hollow waveguide of 0.8 m overall physical path length can be carried out down to {approx}2 Torr. Overall {sup 13}C/{sup 12}C ratios can be calibrated to {approx}2{per_thousand} accuracy with diluted CO{sub 2} standards. A novel, low-cost method to reduce cw-fringing noise resulting from multipath distortions in the hollow waveguide is presented, which allows weak absorbance features to be studied at the few ppm level (peak-to-rms) after 1,000 scans are co-added in {approx}10 sec. The CAS is meant to work directly with converted CO{sub 2} samples from a Laser Ablation-Catalytic-Combustion (LA CC) micro-sampler to provide {sup 13}C/{sup 12}C ratios of small biological isolates with spatial resolutions {approx}50 {mu}m.

Kelly, James F.; Sams, Robert L.; Blake, Thomas A.; Newburn, Matthew K.; Moran, James J.; Alexander, M. L.; Kreuzer, Helen W.

2012-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

455

Rapidity dependence of antiproton-to-proton ratios in Au+Au collisions at root s(NN)=130 GeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Measurements, with the BRAHMS detector, of the antiproton-to-proton ratio at midrapidities and forward rapidities, are presented for Au + Au reactions at roots(NN) = 130 GeV, and for three different collision centralities. ...

Sanders, Stephen J.

2001-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

456

Product/metal ratio (PMR): A novel criterion for the evaluation of electrolytes on micro-arc oxidation (MAO) of Mg and its alloys  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Product/metal ratio (PMR...) was introduced as a novel criterion for the evaluation of electrolytes on micro-arc oxidation (MAO) of Mg and its alloys....PBR), focused on the roles of electrolytes for the compactn...

LaiWen Song; YingWei Song; DaYong Shan; GuoYi Zhu

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

A one-group parametric sensitivity analysis for the graphite isotope ratio method and other related techniques using ORIGEN 2.2  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Several methods have been developed previously for estimating cumulative energy production and plutonium production from graphite-moderated reactors. The Graphite Isotope Ratio Method (GIRM) is one well-known technique. This method is based...

Chesson, Kristin Elaine

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

458

GIS-based landslide susceptibility mapping with probabilistic likelihood ratio and spatial multi-criteria evaluation models (North of Tehran, Iran)  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The aim of this study is to produce landslide susceptibility mapping by probabilistic likelihood ratio (PLR) and ... SMCE) models based on geographic information system (GIS) in the north of Tehran metropolitan, ...

H. R. Pourghasemi; H. R. Moradi; S. M. Fatemi Aghda

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Study of turbulent single-phase heat transfer and onset of nucleate boiling in high aspect ratio mini-channels to support the MITR LEU conversion/  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Heat transfer in high aspect ratio mini-channels has important applications for materials test reactors using plate-type fuel. These fuel plates typically possess coolant channels with hydraulic diameters on the order of ...

Forrest, Eric Christopher

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Cost of energy analysis of integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plant with respect to CO2 capture ratio under climate change scenarios  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper presents the results of the cost of energy (COE) analysis of an integrated gasification...2...capture ratio under the climate change scenarios. To obtain process data for a COE analysis, simulation mod...

Kyungtae Park; Dongil Shin; Gibaek Lee

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


461

The impacts of the manager-to-worker ratio and institutional investors on the employment of production workers: 1985-1995  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

as pay incentives decline. Most other advanced countries have administrative ratios that are less than half that of the United States (Gordon 1996). ' I am unable to measure compensation due to its omission from the EEOC database used for this analysis... as pay incentives decline. Most other advanced countries have administrative ratios that are less than half that of the United States (Gordon 1996). ' I am unable to measure compensation due to its omission from the EEOC database used for this analysis...

Fuchser, Daniel

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

462

Influence of a Modification of the Petcoke/Coal Ratio on the Leachability of Fly Ash and Slag Produced from a Large PCC Power Plant  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Influence of a Modification of the Petcoke/Coal Ratio on the Leachability of Fly Ash and Slag Produced from a Large PCC Power Plant ... This study is focused on identifying the changes in the environmental quality of co-fired fly ash and slag induced by a modification of the petcoke/coal ratio. ... Petcoke was found to increase the leachable content of V and Mo and to enhance the mobility of S and As. ...

Maria Izquierdo; Oriol Font; Natalia Moreno; Xavier Querol; Frank E. Huggins; Esther Alvarez; Sergi Diez; Pedro Otero; Juan Carlos Ballesteros; Antonio Gimenez

2007-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

463

An economic analysis of the benefit-cost ratio of the proposed Millican Reservoir, with emphasis on the effects of the project on agricultural income  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE BENEFIT-COST RATIO OF THE PROPOSED MILLICAN RESERVOIR, WITH EMPHASIS ON THE EFFECTS OF THE PROJECT ON AGRICULTURAL INCOME A Thesis By WILLIAM DONALD FRANKLIN Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural... and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 1963 Major Subject: Agricultural Economics AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE BENEFIT-COST RATIO OF THE PROPOSED MILLICAN RESERVOIR, WITH EMPHASIS...

Franklin, William Donald

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

464

Ratios of $W$ and $Z$ cross sections at large boson $p_T$ as a constraint on PDFs and background to new physics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We motivate a measurement of various ratios of $W$ and $Z$ cross sections at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at large values of the boson transverse momentum ($p_T\\gtrsim M_{W,Z}$). We study the dependence of predictions for these cross-section ratios on the multiplicity of associated jets, the boson $p_T$ and the LHC centre-of-mass energy. We present the flavour decomposition of the initial-state partons and an evaluation of the theoretical uncertainties. We show that the $W^+/W^-$ ratio is sensitive to the up-quark to down-quark ratio of parton distribution functions (PDFs), while other theoretical uncertainties are negligible, meaning that a precise measurement of the $W^+/W^-$ ratio at large boson $p_T$ values could constrain the PDFs at larger momentum fractions $x$ than the usual inclusive $W$ charge asymmetry. The $W^\\pm/Z$ ratio is insensitive to PDFs and most other theoretical uncertainties, other than possibly electroweak corrections, and a precise measurement will therefore be useful in validating theoretical predictions needed in data-driven methods, such as using $W(\\to\\ell\

Sarah Alam Malik; Graeme Watt

2013-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

465

An upper limit on the ratio between the Extreme Ultraviolet and the bolometric luminosities of stars hosting habitable planets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A large number of terrestrial planets in the classical habitable zone of stars of different spectral types has already been discovered and many are expected to be discovered in near future. However, owing to the lack of knowledge on the atmospheric properties, the ambient environment of such planets are unknown. It is known that sufficient amount of Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) radiation from the star can drive hydrodynamic outflow of hydrogen that may drag heavier species from the atmosphere of the planet. If the rate of mass loss is sufficiently high then substantial amount of volatiles would escape causing the planet to become uninhabitable. Considering energy-limited hydrodynamical mass loss with an escape rate that causes oxygen to escape along with hydrogen, I present an upper limit for the ratio between the EUV and the bolometric luminosities of stars which constrains the habitability of planets around them. Application of the limit to planet-hosting stars with known EUV luminosities implies that many M-t...

Sengupta, Sujan

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Lung cancer in uranium miners and the implications of the U/V ratio in uranium-bearing particles  

SciTech Connect

Several geological formations mined for uranium ore during and after the second World War had been mined earlier for vanadium. Most miners and millers from the Utah-Colorado mining region worked with this ore or its tailings at one time or another. Preliminary investigation to determine the size and location of uranium-bearing particles retained in the lungs of a former uranium miner and miller from this region, who died of lung cancer (mesothelioma), showed a high nonuniform distribution of vanadium. This observation leads to the hypothesis that the vanadium content in that lung could be associated with inhaled particles. Further examination of spectra of characteristic x-rays obtained by scanning microPIXE (particle induced x-ray emission) of an autopsy sample of this lung indicated that vanadium was indeed present in localized sites within the 20 ..mu..m spatial resolution of the proton beam. This work points out that the vanadium found in the lungs of this former miner and miller is nonuniformly distributed, and can be used for site localization and size determination of inhaled particles retained in the lungs. The meaning of U/V ratios in dust particles and in lungs is discussed. Further studies are in progress to: (1) locate uranium-bearing particles in lung tissues of former uranium miners and millers; and (2) evaluate the local alpha doses received from these particles. 11 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.

Paschoa, A.S.; Wrenn, M.E.; Singh, N.P.; Bruenger, F.W.; Miller, S.C.; Cholewa, M.; Jones, K.W.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Combustion and emission characteristics of a turbocharged diesel engine using high premixed ratio of methanol and diesel fuel  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract The combustion and emission characteristics of a dual fuel diesel engine with high premixed ratio of methanol (PRm) were investigated. Experiments were performed on a 6-cylinder turbocharged, inter-cooling diesel engine. Methanol was injected through the intake port and ignited by direct injected diesel in the cylinder, the maximum \\{PRm\\} was over 70%. The experimental results showed that with high PRm, the maximum in-cylinder pressure increased from medium to high engine load but varied little or even decreased at low engine speed and load. High \\{PRm\\} prolonged the ignition delay but shortened the combustion duration and decreased the in-cylinder gas temperature at ignition timing. Hydrocarbons (HC), carbon monoxide (CO), formaldehyde emissions and the proportion of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in nitrogen oxides (NOX) increased significantly with the increase of \\{PRm\\} while NOX and dry soot emissions were significantly reduced, which meant the trade-off relationship between NOX and soot emissions disappeared. The increased HC, CO and formaldehyde emissions could be effectively reduced by diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) when the exhaust gas temperature reached the light off temperature of the DOC. After DOC, the NO2 proportion in NOX was greatly reduced to less than that of baseline engine at methanol premixed mode but increased slightly at pure diesel mode. The maximum \\{PRm\\} was confined by in-cylinder pressure at high engine speed and load. But at low engine speed and load, it was confined by the high emissions of HC, CO and formaldehyde even after DOC.

Lijiang Wei; Chunde Yao; Quangang Wang; Wang Pan; Guopeng Han

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

The effect of birthrate granularity on the release-to-birth ratio for the AGR-1 in-core experiment  

SciTech Connect

The AGR-1 Advanced Gas Reactor (AGR) tristructural-isotropic-particle fuel experiment underwent 13 irradiation intervals from December 2006 until November 2009 within the Idaho National Laboratory Advanced Test Reactor in support of the Next Generation Nuclear Power Plant program. During this multi-year experiment, release-to-birth rate ratios were computed at the end of each operating interval to provide information about fuel performance. Fission products released during irradiation were tracked daily by the Fission Product Monitoring System using 8-h measurements. Birth rate calculated by MCNP with ORIGEN for as-run conditions were computed at the end of each irradiation interval. Each time step in MCNP provided neutron flux, reaction rates and AGR-1 compact composition, which were used to determine birth rate using ORIGEN. The initial birth-rate data, consisting of four values for each irradiation interval at the beginning, end, and two intermediate times, were interpolated to obtain values for each 8-h activity. The problem with this method is that any daily changes in heat rates or perturbations, such as shim control movement or core/lobe power fluctuations, would not be reflected in the interpolated data and a true picture of the system would not be presented. At the conclusion of the AGR-1 experiment, great efforts were put forth to compute daily birthrates, which were reprocessed with the 8-h release activity. The results of this study are presented in this paper.

D. M. Scates; J. B. Walter; J. T. Maki; J. W. Sterbentz; J. R. Parry

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Examining long-term formant distributions as a discriminant in forensic speaker comparisons under a likelihood ratio framework  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This study investigates the use of long-term formant distributions (LTFD) as a discriminant in forensic speaker comparisons. LTFD are the distributions calculated for all values of each formant for a speaker in a single recording. Spontaneous speech recordings from 100 male speakers of Southern Standard British English aged 1825 were analyzed from the DyViS Database (Nolan 2009). The recordings were auto-segmented to obtain a minimum of 50 s of vowels per speaker. The iCAbS (iterative cepstral analysis by synthesis) formant tracker was used to automatically extract and measure F1-F4 every 5 ms. To assess the evidential value of the LTFDs likelihood ratios (LRs) were computed using a MatLab implementation of Aitken and Lucys (2004) Multivariate Kernel-Density formula (Morrison 2007). It was found that LTFD performs well overall but much better with different speaker comparisons than same speaker comparisons (97.76 % compared to 78% of comparisons providing correct support; Cllr?=?0.9072 and EER?=?5.47%). LTFD appears to be a good discriminant to include in forensic speaker comparison analyses and offers the added attraction of avoiding potential correlation problems between vowel phonemes.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Design, Fabrication and Testing of an Infrared Ratio Pyrometer System for the Measurement of Gasifier Reaction Chamber Temperature  

SciTech Connect

Texaco was awarded contract DE-FC26-99FT40684 from the U.S. DOE to design, build, bench test and field test an infrared ratio pyrometer system for measuring gasifier temperature. The award occurred in two phases. Phase 1, which involved designing, building and bench testing, was completed in September 2000, and the Phase 1 report was issued in March 2001. Phase 2 was completed in 2005, and the results of the field test are contained in this final report. Two test campaigns were made. In the first one, the pyrometer was sighted into the gasifier. It performed well for a brief period of time and then experienced difficulties in keeping the sight tube open due to a slag accumulation which developed around the opening of the sight tube in the gasifier wall. In the second test campaign, the pyrometer was sighted into the top of the radiant syngas cooler through an unused soot blower lance. The pyrometer experienced no more problems with slag occlusions, and the readings were continuous and consistent. However, the pyrometer readings were 800 to 900 F lower than the gasifier thermocouple readings, which is consistent with computer simulations of the temperature distribution inside the radiant syngas cooler. In addition, the pyrometer readings were too sluggish to use for control purposes. Additional funds beyond what were available in this contract would be required to develop a solution that would allow the pyrometer to be used to measure the temperature inside the gasifier.

Tom Leininger

2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

471

Calcite growth rates as a function of aqueous calcium-to-carbonate ratio, saturation index and strontium concentration  

SciTech Connect

Using in situ atomic force microscopy, the growth rates of the obtuse and acute step orientations on the calcite surface were measured at two saturation indices as a function of the aqueous calcium-to-carbonate ratio and aqueous strontium concentration. The amount of strontium required to inhibit growth was found to correlate with the aqueous calcium concentration, but did not correlate with carbonate. This suggests that strontium inhibits attachment of calcium ions to the reactive sites on the calcite surface. Strontium/calcium cation exchange selectivity coefficients for those sites, Kex, of 1.09 0.09 and 1.44 0.19 are estimated for the obtuse and acute step orientations, respectively. The implication of this finding is that to avoid poisoning calcite growth, the concentration of calcium should be higher than the quotient of the strontium concentration and Kex, regardless of saturation state. Additionally, analytical models of nucleation and propagation of steps are expanded from previous work to capture growth rates of these steps at multiple saturation indices and the effect of strontium. This work will have broader implications for naturally occurring or engineered calcite growth, such as to sequester subsurface strontium contamination.

Bracco, Jacquelyn N [ORNL; Grantham, Ms. Meg [Georgia Institute of Technology; Stack, Andrew G [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Sensitivity of transitions in internal rotor molecules to a possible variation of the proton-to-electron mass ratio  

SciTech Connect

Recently, methanol was identified as a sensitive target system to probe variations of the proton-to-electron mass ratio {mu}[Jansen et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 100801 (2011)]. The high sensitivity of methanol originates from the interplay between overall rotation and hindered internal rotation of the molecule; that is, transitions that convert internal rotation energy into overall rotation energy, or vice versa, have an enhanced sensitivity coefficient, K{sub {mu}}. As internal rotation is a common phenomenon in polyatomic molecules, it is likely that other molecules display similar or even larger effects. In this paper we generalize the concepts that form the foundation of the high sensitivity in methanol and use this to construct an approximate model which makes it possible to estimate the sensitivities of transitions in internal rotor molecules with C{sub 3v} symmetry, without performing a full calculation of energy levels. We find that a reliable estimate of transition sensitivities can be obtained from the three rotational constants (A, B, and C) and three torsional constants (F, V{sub 3}, and {rho}). This model is verified by comparing obtained sensitivities for methanol, acetaldehyde, acetamide, methyl formate, and acetic acid with a full analysis of the molecular Hamiltonian. Of the molecules considered, methanol is by far the most suitable candidate for laboratory and cosmological tests searching for a possible variation of {mu}.

Jansen, Paul; Ubachs, Wim; Bethlem, Hendrick L. [Institute for Lasers, Life and Biophotonics, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1081, NL-1081 HV Amsterdam (Netherlands); Kleiner, Isabelle [Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systemes Atmospheriques (LISA), CNRS UMR 7583 et Universites Paris 7 et Paris Est, 61 avenue du General de Gaulle, FR-94010 Creteil Cedex (France); Xu, Li-Hong [Department of Physics and Centre for Laser, Atomic, and Molecular Sciences, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada E2L 4L5 (Canada)

2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

473

Results of High R-Ratio Fatigue Crack Growth Tests on 304 Stainless Steel in Low Oxygen Water  

SciTech Connect

Fatigue crack growth rate tests were performed on a 304 stainless steel compact tension (CT) specimen in water with 40-60 cc/kg H[sub]2. Data in the literature for CT tests show minor environmental effects in hydrogenated water, but higher effects in oxygenated water. However, the PWR data presented by Bernard, et al (1979) were taken at low stress ratios (R=0.05) and high stress intensity levels (delta K=16-41 MPa square root m). The purpose of these tests is to explore the crack growth rate characteristics of 304 SS in hydrogenated water at higher R values (0.7 and 0.83) and lower delta K values (11.0 and 7.7 MPa square root m). Each set of R, delta K conditions were tested at frequencies of 0.1, 0.01 and 0.001 Hz. The results show a pronounced effect on crack growth rates when compared to available literature data on air rates.

Evans, W. M.; Wire, G. L.

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Nevada test site fallout atom ratios: /sup 240/Pu//sup 239/Pu and /sup 241/Pu//sup 239/Pu  

SciTech Connect

The exposure of the population in Utah to external gamma radiation from the fallout from nuclear weapons tests carried out between 1951 and 1958 at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) has been reconstructed from recent measurements of /sup 137/Cs and plutonium in soil. The fraction of /sup 137/Cs in the fallout from NTS events was calculated from the total plutonium and the /sup 240/Pu//sup 239/Pu ratios measured in the soil, using the values of 0.180 +- 0.006 and 0.032 +- 0.003 for that ratio in global fallout and NTS fallout, respectively. The total population exposure from NTS events was then calculated on the basis of exposure rates resulting from short-lived radionuclides associated with the /sup 137/Cs at the time of deposition. While the /sup 240/Pu//sup 239/Pu ratio is constant in global fallout, this ratio varies greatly in the fallout from individual events. While the composition of fallout on Utah from NTS events is rather uniform, the Off-Site Radiation Exposure Review Project is currently reconstructing radiation exposures for locations close to NTS where the fallout may be predominantly from one event. Therefore, the authors compiled the pertinent ratios in order to provide information concerning the exposure resulting from any individual event. The plutonium ratios measured at 30 days postshot were compiled from unpublished values in the archives of the Nuclear Chemistry Division of LLNL and INC-11 of LANL. These ratios are pertinent to fallout data. Dates for each event were taken from a publication by the Nevada Operations Office of the Department of Energy. 3 references.

Hicks, H.G.; Barr, D.W.

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

The use of post detonation analysis of stable isotope ratios to determine the type and production process of the explosive involved  

SciTech Connect

The detonation of a series of explosives was performed in a controlled manner to collect the resulting, solid residue or {open_quotes}soot.{close_quotes} This residue was examined to determine the ratios of the stable carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen isotopes. The goal of the experiment was to determine if these ratios could be used to indicate, from the post detonation residues, the type and origin of the detonated explosive. The ratios of the stated stable isotopes in the undetonated explosive were also determined. Despite some reservations in the quality of the data resulting from contamination by nonexplosive components, certain trends can be discerned. (1) Carbon isotopes allow aromatic explosives to be distinguished from nonaromatic explosives. This trend seems to carry through the detonation so that the distinction might be made after the fact. (2) The amination process for TATB can be detected through the hydrogen and, to some extent, the nitrogen isotope ratios. Unfortunately, the data are not sufficiently good to determine if this differential carries through the detonation. (3) The relative magnitude and sign of the nitrogen isotope ratio seems to carry through the detonation: some exchange with atmospheric nitrogen is probable. Even though this set of experiments must also be viewed as preliminary, there is a definite indication that certain qualitative characteristics of explosives can be detected after the detonation. This {open_quotes}signature{close_quotes} could have application to both intelligence and counter terrorism.

McGuire, R.R.; Velsko, C.A.; Lee, C.G.; Raber, E.

1993-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

476

Polar and non-polar organic aerosols from large-scale agricultural-waste burning emissions in Northern India: Implications to organic mass-to-organic carbon ratio  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract This study focuses on characteristics of organic aerosols (polar and non-polar) and total organic mass-to-organic carbon ratio (OM/OC) from post-harvest agricultural-waste (paddy- and wheat-residue) burning emissions in Northern India. Aerosol samples from an upwind location (Patiala: 30.2N, 76.3E) in the Indo-Gangetic Plain were analyzed for non-polar and polar fractions of organic carbon (OC1 and OC2) and their respective mass (OM1 and OM2). On average, polar organic aerosols (OM2) contribute nearly 85% of the total organic mass (OM) from the paddy- and wheat-residue burning emissions. The water-soluble-OC (WSOC) to OC2 ratio, within the analytical uncertainty, is close to 1 from both paddy- and wheat-residue burning emissions. However, temporal variability and relatively low WSOC/OC2 ratio (Av: 0.670.06) is attributed to high moisture content and poor combustion efficiency during paddy-residue burning, indicating significant contribution (?30%) of aromatic carbon to OC2. The OM/OC ratio for non-polar (OM1/OC1?1.2) and polar organic aerosols (OM2/OC2?2.2), hitherto unknown for open agricultural-waste burning emissions, is documented in this study. The total OM/OC ratio is nearly identical, 1.90.2 and 1.80.2, from paddy- and wheat-residue burning emissions.

Prashant Rajput; M.M. Sarin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Semi-Inclusive Charged-Pion Electroproduction off Protons and Deuterons: Cross Sections, Ratios and Access to the Quark-Parton Model at Low Energies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A large set of cross sections for semi-inclusive electroproduction of charged pions ($\\pi^\\pm$) from both proton and deuteron targets was measured. The data are in the deep-inelastic scattering region with invariant mass squared $W^2$ > 4 GeV$^2$ and range in four-momentum transfer squared $2 pion production mechanisms. The x, z and $P_t^2$ dependences of several ratios (the ratios of favored-unfavored fragmentation functions, charged pion ratios, deuteron-hydrogen and aluminum-deuteron ratios for $\\pi^+$ and $\\pi^-$) have been studied. The ratios are found to be in good agreement with expectations based upon a high-energy quark-parton model description. We find the azimuthal dependences to be small, as compared to exclusive pion electroproduction, and consistent with theoretical expectations based on tree-level factorization in terms of transverse-momentum-dependent parton distribution and fragmentation functions. In the context of a simple model, the initial transverse momenta of $d$ quarks are found to be slightly smaller than for $u$ quarks, while the transverse momentum width of the favored fragmentation function is about the same as for the unfavored one, and both fragmentation widths are larger than the quark widths.

R. Asaturyan; R. Ent; H. Mkrtchyan; T. Navasardyan; V. Tadevosyan; G. S. Adams; A. Ahmidouch; T. Angelescu; J. Arrington; A. Asaturyan; O. K. Baker; N. Benmouna; C. Bertoncini; H. P. Blok; W. U. Boeglin; P. E. Bosted; H. Breuer; M. E. Christy; S. H. Connell; Y. Cui; M. M. Dalton; S. Danagoulian; D. Day; J. A. Dunne; D. Dutta; N. El Khayari; H. C. Fenker; V. V. Frolov; L. Gan; D. Gaskell; K. Hafidi; W. Hinton; R. J. Holt; T. Horn; G. M. Huber; E. Hungerford; X. Jiang; M. Jones; K. Joo; N. Kalantarians; J. J. Kelly; C. E. Keppel; V. Kubarovsky; Y. Li; Y. Liang; D. Mack; S. P. Malace; P. Markowitz; E. McGrath; P. McKee; D. G. Meekins; A. Mkrtchyan; B. Moziak; G. Niculescu; I. Niculescu; A. K. Opper; T. Ostapenko; P. E. Reimer; J. Reinhold; J. Roche; S. E. Rock; E. Schulte; E. Segbefia; C. Smith; G. R. Smith; P. Stoler; L. Tang; M. Ungaro; A. Uzzle; S. Vidakovic; A. Villano; W. F. Vulcan; M. Wang; G. Warren; F. R. Wesselmann; B. Wojtsekhowski; S. A. Wood; C. Xu; L. Yuan; X. Zheng

2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

478

Effect of Hydrogen and Nitrogen Carrier Gas Ratio on the Structural and Optical Properties of AlInGaN Alloy  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Undoped AlInGaN epilayers on GaN templates with different hydrogen (H2) and nitrogen (N2) carrier gas ratios (1:8, 2:8, and 3:8 as samples 1, 2 and 3, respectively) were grown. When the flow ratio of H2 and N2 rises from 1:8 to 3:8, an indium composition decrease from 3% to 1.2% is observed while the aluminum content stays constant at any flow ratio. Due to the quantum-dot-like effect, photoluminescence intensity is enhanced in the sample with the low carrier gas flow ratio of H2/N2. However, the potential well caused by indium uneven distribution is nonuniform, which is more severe in the sample with carrier gas flow ratio 1:8. The process of carrier transfer from shallow to deep potential wells would be more difficult to accomplish, resulting in the reduction of the photoluminescence intensity. This is found to be consistent with the carriers' lifetime with the help of time-resolved photoluminescence.

Feng Xiang-Xu (???); Liu Nai-Xin (???); Zhang Lian (??); Zhang Ning (??); Zeng Jian-Ping (???); Wei Xue-Cheng (???); Liu Zhe (??); Wei Tong-Bo (???); Wang Jun-Xi (???); Li Jin-Min (???)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

The E2/M1 mixing ratio in the excitation of the {Delta} from polarized photo-reactions  

SciTech Connect

In constituent quark models, a tensor interaction, mixing quark spins with their relative motion, is introduced to reproduce the observed baryon spectrum. This has a consequence completely analogous to the nuclear tensor force between the n and p in deuterium. A D state component is mixed into what would otherwise be a purely S-wave object. The D-wave component breaks spherical symmetry, resulting in a non-vanishing matrix element for the nucleon and a static quadrupole moment and deformation for its first excited state, the {Delta} resonance, at {approximately}325 MeV. The magnitude and sign of this D-state component are quite sensitive to the internal structure of the proton and have been of great interest in recent years. The intrinsic deformation of the spin 1/2 nucleon cannot be observed directly; it must be inferred from transition amplitudes such as N {yields} {Delta}. In a spherical bag model, the {Delta} is viewed as a pure quark-spin-flip transition proceeding only through M1 excitation. If there are D-state admixtures in the ground state of the nucleon and/or {Delta}, quadrupole excitation, in addition to spin-flip M1, is also allowed. The problem is to evaluate the relative magnitude of this E2 excitation in the presence of the dominant M1 transition. A variety of models predict this mixing ratio to be quite small, anywhere from {minus}0.9% to {minus}6%, so that a high degree of precision is demanded of experiment.

The LEGS Collaboration

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

137Cs Inter-Plant Concentration Ratios Provide a Predictive Tool for Coral Atolls with Distinct Benefits Over Transfer Factors  

SciTech Connect

Inter-plant concentration ratios (IPCR), [Bq g{sup -1} {sup 137}Cs in coral atoll tree food-crops/Bq g{sup -1} {sup 137}Cs in leaves of native plant species whose roots share a common soil volume], can replace transfer factors (TF) to predict {sup 137}Cs concentration in tree food-crops in a contaminated area with an aged source term. The IPCR strategy has significant benefits relative to TF strategy for such purposes in the atoll ecosystem. IPCR strategy applied to specific assessments takes advantage of the fact tree roots naturally integrate 137Cs over large volumes of soil. Root absorption of {sup 137}Cs replaces large-scale, expensive soil sampling schemes to reduce variability in {sup 137}Cs concentration due to inhomogeneous radionuclide distribution. IPCR [drinking-coconut meat (DCM)/Scaevola (SCA) and Tournefortia (TOU) leaves (native trees growing on all atoll islands)] are log normally distributed (LND) with geometric standard deviation (GSD) = 1.85. TF for DCM from Enewetak, Eneu, Rongelap and Bikini Atolls are LND with GSD's of 3.5, 3.0, 2.7, and 2.1, respectively. TF GSD for Rongelap copra coconut meat is 2.5. IPCR of Pandanus fruit to SCA and TOU leaves are LND with GSD = 1.7 while TF GSD is 2.1. Because IPCR variability is much lower than TF variability, relative sampling error of an IPCR field sample mean is up 6- to 10-fold lower than that of a TF sample mean if sample sizes are small (10 to 20). Other IPCR advantages are that plant leaf samples are collected and processed in far less time with much less effort and cost than soil samples.

Robison, W L; Hamilton, T F; Bogen, K; Corado, C L; Kehl, S R

2007-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

Note: This page contains sample records for the topic "adm inist ratio" from the National Library of EnergyBeta (NLEBeta).
While these samples are representative of the content of NLEBeta,
they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


481

Minimum entropy generation due to heat transfer and fluid friction in a parabolic trough receiver with non-uniform heat flux at different rim angles and concentration ratios  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract In this paper, Monte Carlo ray-tracing and computational fluid dynamics are used to numerically investigate the minimum entropy generation due to heat transfer and fluid friction in a parabolic trough receiver. The analysis was carried out for rim angles in the range 40120, concentration ratios in the range 57143, Reynolds numbers in the range 1.02נ1041.36נ106 and fluid temperatures in the range 350650K. Results show existence of an optimal Reynolds number at any given combination of fluid temperature, concentration ratio and rim angle for which the total entropy generation is a minimum. The total entropy generation was found to increase as the rim angle reduced, concentration ratio increased and fluid temperature reduced. The high entropy generation rates at low rim angles are mainly due to high peak temperatures in the absorber tube at these low rim angles.

Aggrey Mwesigye; Tunde Bello-Ochende; Josua P. Meyer

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Effects of pion potential and nuclear symmetry energy on the $\\pi^{-}/\\pi^{+}$ ratio in heavy-ion collisions at beam energies around the pion production threshold  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Within the framework of an isospin-dependent Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck(IBUU) transport model, we studied the effects of the pion potential and the symmetry energy on the pion production in the central $^{197}Au+^{197}Au$ collisions around the pion production threshold. It is found that the pion potential affects the value of $\\pi^-/\\pi^+$ ratio around the Coulomb peak and also in the high energy region of pion mesons. The effect of the pion potential on the $\\pi^-/\\pi^+$ ratio becomes large in heavy-ion collisions at beam energies below the pion production threshold. And at beam energies below the pion production threshold, with the pion potential, the effect of the symmetry energy on the $\\pi^-/\\pi^+$ ratio becomes quite small compared with that above the pion production threshold.

Guo, Wen-Mei; Liu, Hang; Zuo, Wei

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Measurements of volatile organic compounds at a suburban ground site (T1) in Mexico City during the MILAGRO 2006 campaign: Measurement comparison, emission ratios, and source attribution  

SciTech Connect

Volatile organic compound (VOC) mixing ratios were measured with two different instruments at the T1 ground site in Mexico City during the Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations (MILAGRO) campaign in March of 2006. A gas chromatograph with flame ionization detector (GC-FID) quantified 18 light alkanes, alkenes and acetylene while a proton-transfer-reaction ion-trap mass spectrometer (PIT-MS) quantified 12 VOC species including oxygenated VOCs (OVOCs) and aromatics. A GC separation system was used in conjunction with the PIT-MS (GC-PIT-MS) to evaluate PIT-MS measurements and to aid in the identification of unknown VOCs. The VOC measurements are also compared to simultaneous canister samples and to two independent proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometers (PTR-MS) deployed on a mobile and an airborne platform during MILAGRO. VOC diurnal cycles demonstrate the large influence of vehicle traffic and liquid propane gas (LPG) emissions during the night and photochemical processing during the afternoon. Emission ratios for VOCs and OVOCs relative to CO are derived from early-morning measurements. Average emission ratios for non-oxygenated species relative to CO are on average a factor of {approx}2 higher than measured for US cities. Emission ratios for OVOCs are estimated and compared to literature values the northeastern US and to tunnel studies in California. Positive matrix factorization analysis (PMF) is used to provide insight into VOC sources and processing. Three PMF factors were distinguished by the analysis including the emissions from vehicles, the use of liquid propane gas and the production of secondary VOCs + long-lived species. Emission ratios to CO calculated from the results of PMF analysis are compared to emission ratios calculated directly from measurements. The total PIT-MS signal is summed to estimate the fraction of identified versus unidentified VOC species.

Bon, D.M.; Springston, S.; M.Ulbrich, I.; de Gouw, J. A.; Warneke, C.; Kuster, W. C.; Alexander, M. L.; Baker, A.; Beyersdorf, A. J.; Blake, D.; Fall, R.; Jimenez, J. L., Herndon, S. C.; Huey, L. G.; Knighton, W. B.; Ortega, J.; Vargas, O.

2011-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

484

Measurement of the ?b cross section and the [over bar]?[subscript b] ratio with J/?? decays in pp collisions at ?s = 7 TeV  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The ?b differential production cross section and the cross section ratio ?(?b)/?(?b) are measured as functions of transverse momentum p?b[over]T and rapidity |y?b| in pp collisions at ?s = 7 TeV using data collected by ...

Bauer, Gerry P.

485