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Horst and Graben | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Horst and Graben Horst and Graben Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Horst and Graben Dictionary.png Horst and Graben: Topographic features found in a normal fault zone forming ridges and valleys. A graben represents a block of land that has dropped down relative to the landscape and a horst represents a block of land remaining higher than the general landscape. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression Resurgent Dome Complex A "horst and graben" is a crustal-extension structure, composed of a series of normal faults, typical of the Basin & Range region of the US and

2

John Horst  

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

John Horst is a Public Affairs Specialist with the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Horst Simon  

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

Horst Simon is an internationally recognized expert in computer science and applied mathematics and the Deputy Director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)....

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Stratigraphic Record Of The Yellowstone Hotspot Track, Neogene...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

southwest Idaho and southeast Oregon. Early in the evolution of the grabens, massive debris flows surged down Paleogene paleovalleys from uplifted and tilted horst blocks and...

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John Horst  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Working within industry-led standards organizations, NIST ... an autonomous, on-road vehicle, and a ... received a masters in electrical engineering from ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Tectonic evolution of the Thakkahola Graben and Dhaulagiri Himalaya, Central Nepal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Three extensional fault systems intersect in the central Nepal Himalaya: the South Tibetan fault system (STFS); the Thakkhola graben; and structures bounding the Upper Mustang Massif (UMM). Interactions between these systems ...

Hurtado, José Miguel, 1974-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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cidrBlock.blockList  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Methods inherited from class java.util.AbstractList. iterator, listIterator, listIterator. ... iterator, listIterator, listIterator. Constructor Detail. cidrBlock.blockList. ...

2009-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Blocking response surface designs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The design of experiments involving more than one blocking factor and quantitative explanatory variables is discussed, the focus being on two key aspects of blocked response surface designs: optimality and orthogonality. First, conditions for orthogonally ... Keywords: D-optimality, Exchange algorithm, Fixed blocks, Orthogonality, Random blocks

P. Goos; A. N. Donev

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Superalloy Lattice Block Structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

illustrates the ligaments in an idealized open lattice block cell which can be ... were forwarded to NASA Glenn Research Center for Hot Isostatic. Pressing (HIP)

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Formation flow channel blocking  

SciTech Connect

A method is claimed for selectively blocking high permeability flow channels in an underground hydrocarbon material bearing formation having flow channels of high permeability and having flow channels of lesser permeability. The method includes the following steps: introducing a blocking material fluid comprising a blocking material in a carrier into the flow channels through an injection well in communication with the formation; introducing a buffer fluid into the formation through the injection well for the buffer fluid to displace the blocking material fluid away from the injection well; allowing the blocking material to settle in the channels to resist displacement by fluid flowing through the channels; introducing a quantity of an activating fluid into the channels through the injection well at a sufficient rate for the activating fluid to displace the buffer fluid and finger into the high permeability channels to reach the blocking material in the high permeability channels without reaching the blocking material in the low permeability channels, the activating fluid being adapted to activate the blocking material which it reaches to cause blocking of the high permeability channels.

Kalina, A.I.

1982-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Active Seismic Techniques | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Active Seismic Techniques Active Seismic Techniques Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Active Seismic Techniques Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Teleseismic-Seismic Monitoring Details Activities (33) Areas (18) Regions (5) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Passive Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Map geothermal reservoir geometry. Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation.

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Seismic Techniques | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Seismic Techniques Seismic Techniques Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Seismic Techniques Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(10) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Geophysical Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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Reflection Survey | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Reflection Survey Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Reflection Survey Details Activities (35) Areas (22) Regions (2) NEPA(3) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Active Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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Vertical Seismic Profiling | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Vertical Seismic Profiling Vertical Seismic Profiling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Vertical Seismic Profiling Details Activities (4) Areas (3) Regions (1) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Downhole Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Borehole Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Borehole Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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Borehole Seismic Techniques | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Borehole Seismic Techniques Borehole Seismic Techniques Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Borehole Seismic Techniques Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Downhole Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Borehole Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Downhole Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities

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Passive Seismic Techniques | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Passive Seismic Techniques Passive Seismic Techniques Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Passive Seismic Techniques Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(4) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Geophysical Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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The LED Block Cipher  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. We present a new block cipher LED. While dedicated to compact hardware implementation, and offering the smallest silicon footprint among comparable block ciphers, the cipher has been designed to simultaneously tackle three additional goals. First, we explore the role of an ultra-light (in fact non-existent) key schedule. Second, we consider the resistance of ciphers, and LED in particular, to related-key attacks: we are able to derive simple yet interesting AES-like security proofs for LED regarding related- or single-key attacks. And third, while we provide a block cipher that is very compact in hardware, we aim to maintain a reasonable performance profile for software implementation. Key words: lightweight, block cipher, RFID tag, AES. 1

Jian Guo; Thomas Peyrin; Axel Poschmann; Matt Robshaw

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Block Heavy Hitters  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

e study a natural generalization of the heavy hitters problem in thestreaming context. We term this generalization *block heavy hitters* and define it as follows. We are to stream over a matrix$A$, and report all *rows* ...

Andoni, Alexandr

2008-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Precursors to atmospheric blocking events  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Atmospheric blocking events disturb synoptic-scale features from their normal eastward progression, causing anomalous weather conditions for the duration of the blocking event. The essence of blocking can be captured by ...

Marino, Garrett P

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Category:Topographic Features | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

are in this category, out of 5 total. C Cinder Cone H Horst and Graben L Lava Dome S Shield Volcano Stratovolcano Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleCategory:...

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Building Blocks for Tobacco Control: A Handbook  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BLOCKS FOR TOBACCO CONTROL: A HANDBOOK BUILDING BLOCKS FORTOBACCO CONTROL: A HANDBOOK BUILDING BLOCKS FORTOBACCO CONTROL: A HANDBOOK BUILDING BLOCKS FOR TOBACCO

World Health Organization

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of blocking artifacts in block-based compressed images  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A novel frequency domain technique for image blocking artifact reduction is presented in this paper. For each block, its DC and AC coefficients are recalculated for artifact reduction. To achieve this, a closed form representation of the optimal correction ...

G. A. Triantafyllidis; D. Tzovaras; M. G. Strintzis

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamical Processes of Block Evolution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The dynamical processes associated with block evolution are investigated by analyzing a GCM run, forced with perpetual January conditions. The core of the analysis lies on the temporal evolution of the blocks and on vorticity budget terms ...

Benjamin A. Cash; Sukyoung Lee

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternating Current Photovoltaic Building Block  

This technology provides a fully integrated and self-containing alternating current (AC) photovoltaic (PV) Building Block device and method that allows photovoltaic applications to become true plug-and-play devices. The Building Block combines, ...

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CORE SATURATION BLOCKING OSCILLATOR  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A blocking oscillator which relies on core saturation regulation to control the output pulse width is described. In this arrangement an external magnetic loop is provided in which a saturable portion forms the core of a feedback transformer used with the thermionic or semi-conductor active element. A first stationary magnetic loop establishes a level of flux through the saturation portion of the loop. A second adjustable magnet moves the flux level to select a saturation point giving the desired output pulse width. (AEC)

Spinrad, R.J.

1961-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Lyme Carditis with Transient Complete Heart Block  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

demonstrating complete heart block Volume XI, no . 2 : Maywith Transient Complete Heart Block Katherine W. D. Dolbecsecond-degree to first-degree heart block before complete

Dolbec, Katherine W D; Higgins, George L; Saucier, John R

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geometry of Cenozoic extensional faulting: Dixie Valley, Nevada | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geometry of Cenozoic extensional faulting: Dixie Valley, Nevada Geometry of Cenozoic extensional faulting: Dixie Valley, Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Geometry of Cenozoic extensional faulting: Dixie Valley, Nevada Abstract Precise definition of geometric relationships between individual basins and ranges may help to reveal the mechanical processes of Basin and Range Cenozoic extensional faulting at depth. Previous studies have attempted to identify simple horsts and grabens, tilted crustal blocks with planar faulting, or tilted crustal blocks with listric faulting in the shallow crust. Normal faults defining these crustal blocks may root (1) individually in the ductile lower crust, (2) in regional or local low-angle detachment faults, or (3) in igneous intrusions or decoupling surfaces

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Bayesian blocks: Wavelets and beyond  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bayesian Blocks is a technique for detecting and characterizing signals in noisy time series. This time-domain method establishes a representation with some features of wavelet expansions, but at the same time relaxing some of their restrictions. With ...

Jeffrey D. Scargle

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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California Energy Commission BLOCK GRANT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

GLOSSARY #12;Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program Guidelines 1. Background are defined in the Glossary at the end of this document. 2 DOE allocates the majority of the funds available

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Complexity measures for binding-blocking automata  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We define three complexity measures for binding-blocking automata (BBA) namely, blocking number, blocking instant and blocking quotient. We also study some hierarchical structures of BBA arising out of it. Keywords: binding-blocking automata, complexity measures, peptide-antibody interaction

M. Sakthi Balan

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How China Is Blocking Tor  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Not only the free web is victim to China's excessive censorship, but also the Tor anonymity network: the Great Firewall of China prevents thousands of potential Tor users from accessing the network. In this paper, we investigate how the blocking mechanism is implemented, we conjecture how China's Tor blocking infrastructure is designed and we propose countermeasures. Our work bolsters the understanding of China's censorship capabilities and thus paves the way towards more effective evasion techniques.

Winter, Philipp

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Help:Blocking users | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Blocking users Blocking users Jump to: navigation, search Blocking users is an action that sysops can perform upon users or IP addresses to prevent them from editing the wiki. Contents 1 Blocking 2 Unblocking 3 What it means to be blocked 4 See Also Blocking Blocking users is fairly straightforward, visit Special:BlockIP and follow these steps: IP Address or username: Enter in the username, IP address, or IP range to block in the "User" field. If blocking a username, make sure to check the spelling since nonexistent users can be blocked as well. Instead of typing this information in manually, it is also possible to click on a "block" link in recent changes, contributions pages, or history pages, which will automatically fill in this field with the appropriate username

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Help:Range blocks | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Range blocks Jump to: navigation, search Range blocks are technical restrictions applied through Special:Blockip to a group of IP addresses that prevent them from editing, creating...

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Genome Halving by Block Interchange  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We address the problem of finding the minimal number of block interchanges (exchange of two intervals) required to transform a duplicated linear genome into a tandem duplicated linear genome. We provide a formula for the distance as well as a polynomial time algorithm for the sorting problem.

Thomas, Antoine; Varré, Jean-Stéphane

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Power domination in block graphs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The problem of monitoring an electric power system by placing as few measurement devices in the system as possible is closely related to the well-known domination problem in graphs. In 2002, Haynes et al. considered the graph theoretical representation ... Keywords: algorithm, block graphs, electric power system, power dominating set

Guangjun Xu; Liying Kang; Erfang Shan; Min Zhao

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging (Redirected from Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Downhole Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Borehole Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Borehole Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation.

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Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Single-Well And Cross-Well Seismic Imaging Details Activities (2) Areas (2) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Downhole Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Borehole Seismic Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Borehole Seismic Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock unit density influences elastic wave velocities. Stratigraphic/Structural: Structural geology- faults, folds, grabens, horst blocks, sedimentary layering, discontinuities, etc. Hydrological: Combining compressional and shear wave results can indicate the presence of fluid saturation in the formation. Thermal: High temperatures and pressure impact the compressional and shear wave velocities.

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Template:FlexiBlock | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

FlexiBlock FlexiBlock Jump to: navigation, search This is the 'FlexiBlock' template. This allows content to be placed inside a block like the blocks on the frontpage of OpenEI. Contents 1 Parameters 2 Usage 3 Example title 4 Recent Community Activity Parameters class - See below for class options; at least "box" or "nobox" is required content - Wiki content, can include divs/spans comment - Block HTML comment, not shown to user but visible in HTML source code title - Title of block; leave title blank to remove title header Available classes: Include a bounding box? box nobox Height: minheight quarterheight thirdheight halfheight (normal height is 352px) Width: doublewide (654px wide instead of 314px) Background: nobg bg-green bg-grey bg-orange bg-pink bg-red bg-purple

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Controlled Self Assembly of Conjugated Polymer Containing Block Copolymers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

decrease the glass transition temperature of this block andof block copolymer with varying fractions of low glassglass transition temperature for suitable periods of time, the block

McCulloch, Bryan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An almost non-blocking stack  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Non-blocking data structure implementations can be useful for performance and fault-tolerance reasons. And they are far easier to use correctly in a signal- or interrupt-handler context.We describe a weaker class of "almost non-blocking" data structures, ... Keywords: compare-and-swap, interrupt handler, linked list, lock-free, memory allocation, non-blocking, signal handler, stack

Hans-J. Boehm

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

42

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for...

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Available Technologies: Dynamic Solar Glare Blocking System  

Dynamic Solar Glare Blocking System IB-2415. APPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY: ... U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY • OFFICE OF SCIENCE • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA.

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Ocean - Community Practice Block | Data.gov  

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

Community Practice Block Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities Ocean...

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

states, u.s. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this...

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-SANTA ROSA...

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Available Technologies: Block Copolymer Cathode Binder to ...  

Lower Cost, Nanoporous Block Copolymer Battery Separator, IB-3024. Non-Cross-Linked Gel Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries, JIB-2731.

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Relationship between Morphology and Conductivity of Block ...  

Page 1 of 36 Accepted Manuscript 1 Relationship between Morphology and Conductivity of Block-Copolymer Based Battery Separators David T. Wonga,b,, ...

49

Alternating Current Photovoltaic Building Block - Energy ...  

This technology provides a fully integrated and self-containing alternating current (AC) photovoltaic (PV) Building Block device and method that allows photovoltaic ...

50

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

consultant services to conduct lighting study; and 9) install window tinting or solar blocking window blinds in city facilities. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s)...

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Community Service Block Grant Loan Program (Illinois)  

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

Community Service Block Grant Loan Program is a partnership among the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, community action agencies, and the Illinois Ventures for Community Action. The...

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Equity Effects of Increasing-Block Electricity Pricing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Increasing-Block Residential Electricity Rates in CaliforniaResidential Demand for Electricity under Inverted Block Rates:

Borenstein, Severin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conformal Blocks in the Large D Limit  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We derive conformal blocks in an inverse spacetime dimension expansion. In this large D limit, the blocks are naturally written in terms of a new combination of conformal cross-ratios. We comment on the implications for the conformal bootstrap at large D.

A. Liam Fitzpatrick; Jared Kaplan; David Poland

2013-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Precision aligned split V-block  

SciTech Connect

A precision aligned split V-block for holding a workpiece during a milling operation having an expandable frame for allowing various sized workpieces to be accommodated, is easily secured directly to the mill table and having key lugs in one base of the split V-block that assures constant alignment.

George, Irwin S. (3240 Siringo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87501)

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Block Island Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Block Island Wind Farm Block Island Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Block Island Wind Farm Facility Block Island Wind Farm Sector Wind energy Facility Type Commercial Scale Wind Facility Status Proposed Developer Deepwater Wind Location Offshore from Block Island RI Coordinates 41.1°, -71.53° 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":41.1,"lon":-71.53,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block | Department of Energy  

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

Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block February 20, 2010 - 6:21pm Addthis An innovative pilot program in Minneapolis, Minnesota, focuses on rallying whole communities around energy efficiency, one neighborhood at a time. Through the program, area residents cash in on a home energy-efficiency upgrade that saves them roughly $130 on their annual energy bill. All they have to contribute is a little time and a small initial payment. "The most effective way to get people involved is for people to tell each other, neighbor to neighbor," says Lola Schoenrich, who signed up after reading about the program in her neighborhood newsletter. She even volunteered to go door-to-door on her block handing out registration

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Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block | Department of Energy  

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

Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block Low-Cost Energy Efficiency Goes Block-to-Block February 20, 2010 - 6:21pm Addthis An innovative pilot program in Minneapolis, Minnesota, focuses on rallying whole communities around energy efficiency, one neighborhood at a time. Through the program, area residents cash in on a home energy-efficiency upgrade that saves them roughly $130 on their annual energy bill. All they have to contribute is a little time and a small initial payment. "The most effective way to get people involved is for people to tell each other, neighbor to neighbor," says Lola Schoenrich, who signed up after reading about the program in her neighborhood newsletter. She even volunteered to go door-to-door on her block handing out registration

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Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Gary Gary S. Hartman U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OK-TRIBE-MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION, OKLAHOMA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE-

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Building blocks for tobacco control: a handbook  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

FOR TOBACCO CONTROL: A HANDBOOK 60. Bowers S. ImperialFOR TOBACCO CONTROL: A HANDBOOK 90. Author unknown. YouthBlocks for Tobacco Control A Handbook W O R L D H E A LT H O

World Health Organization - Tobacco Free Initiative

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observations of the Evolution of Orogenic Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The evolution of low-level flow upstream of the Continental Divide (Rocky Mountains) and the Wasatch Range from being unable to surmount the mountain range, to becoming unblocked and blocked again is studied observationally. During two months in ...

Georg J. Mayr; Thomas B. McKee

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Spectral Energetics Analysis of Atmospheric Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The spectral energetics of two blocking case studies from the winter of 1978–79 are calculated. One case occurred over the North Atlantic and the other over the North Pacific. The temporal evolution and geographical distribution of the energetics ...

Anthony R. Hansen; Tsing-Chang Chen

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Securing Block Storage Protocols over IP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document discusses how to secure block storage and storage discovery protocols running over IP (Internet Protocol) using IPsec and IKE (Internet Key Exchange). Threat models and security protocols are developed for iSCSI (Internet Protocol Small ...

B. Aboba; J. Tseng; J. Walker; V. Rangan; F. Travostino

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Blocks of Tropical Diabatic Heating  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Rotated EOF analyses are used to study the composition and variability of large-scale tropical diabatic heating profiles estimated from eight field campaigns. The results show that the profiles are composed of a pair of building blocks. These are ...

Samson Hagos

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

64

Interconnectable blocks for music and audio processing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis describes the technical implementation of a set of interconnectable blocks designed to be used by children to explore the possibilities of digital sound manipulation. In contrast to similar modular systems, ...

McPherson, Andrew, 1982-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

65

Magnetic nanostructures patterned by block copolymer lithography  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The aim of this research was twofold: understanding the methods of patterning magnetic films using self-assembled block copolymer masks and examining the magnetic reversal mechanisms of as deposited and patterned magnetic ...

Ilievski, Filip, 1980-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

Commercial applications of block copolymer photonic gels  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Block copolymer photonic gels are a simple and easily processed material which responds rapidly to environmental stimuli through a color change. The diblock copolymer that forms the gel self-assembles into a lamellar ...

Lou, Sally S

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Scheduling blocks of hierarchical compiled simulation of combinational circuits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Several algorithms for scheduling high-level functional blocks that assume the blocks may not be physically divided and that pseudocycles may be present due to the grouping of elements within blocks are presented. These algorithms rely on dependency ...

P. M. Maurer

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

Atlantic NAD 83 OCS Blocks | Data.gov  

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OCS Blocks Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities Ocean Data Atlantic NAD 83 OCS Blocks Dataset...

69

Equity Effects of Increasing-Block Electricity Pricing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of increasing-block electricity rate schedules in the Unitedfrom the analysis of electricity rates, this approach toBlock Residential Electricity Rates in California The

Borenstein, Severin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

First Modes of Operation Workshop (October 2000)-Block ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... error propagation • Advantages of modes with error propaga tion – greater resemblance to big sn-bit block cipher (s blocks on n bits) – resistance ...

2012-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

71

Thermodynamics and Ionic Conductivity of Block Copolymer Electrolytes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2.3 REFERENCES Flory, P.J. , Thermodynamics of high polymerBlock Copolymer Thermodynamics - Theory And Experiment.on block copolymer thermodynamics by measuring the changes

Wanakule, Nisita Sidra

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

Smart Grid Technologies: Implementing the Building Blocks of...  

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

Smart Grid Technologies: Implementing the Building Blocks of an Advanced Distribution Management System Webinar Smart Grid Technologies: Implementing the Building Blocks of an...

73

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-BIG VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS OF THE BIG VALLEY RANCHERIA, CALIFORNIA Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE-BIG CA VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS OF THE BIG VALLEY RANCHERIA, CALIFORNIA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Big Valley Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians of California proposes to install solar lighting for a housing subdivision that was built in 2000. The research/strategy concluded that additional streetlamps were needed to provide adequate lighting for a housing subdivision. This subdivision is being expanded over the next 2 years. Panels would be placed on poles which would be secured with buried cement blocks. Solar lighting fixtures would be chosen to fit in with the design used in the housing subdivision.

74

A novel power block for CSP systems  

SciTech Connect

Concentrating Solar Thermal Power (CSP) and in particular parabolic trough, is a proven large-scale solar power technology. However, CSP cost is not yet competitive with conventional alternatives unless subsidized. Current CSP plants typically include a condensing steam cycle power block which was preferably designed for a continuous operation and higher operating conditions and therefore, limits the overall plant cost effectiveness and deployment. The drawbacks of this power block are as follows: (i) no power generation during low insolation periods (ii) expensive, large condenser (typically water cooled) due to the poor extracted steam properties (high specific volume, sub-atmospheric pressure) and (iii) high installation and operation costs. In the current study, a different power block scheme is proposed to eliminate these obstacles. This power block includes a top Rankine cycle with a back pressure steam turbine and a bottoming Kalina cycle comprising another back pressure turbine and using ammonia-water mixture as a working fluid. The bottoming (moderate temperature) cycle allows power production during low insolation periods. Because of the superior ammonia-water vapor properties, the condensing system requirements are much less demanding and the operation costs are lowered. Accordingly, air cooled condensers can be used with lower economical penalty. Another advantage is that back pressure steam turbines have a less complex design than condensing steam turbines which make their costs lower. All of these improvements could make the combined cycle unit more cost effective. This unit can be applicable in both parabolic trough and central receiver (solar tower) plants. The potential advantage of the new power block is illustrated by a detailed techno-economical analysis of two 50 MW parabolic trough power plants, comparing between the standard and the novel power block. The results indicate that the proposed plant suggests a 4-11% electricity cost saving. (author)

Mittelman, Gur [ASP Ltd., Advanced Solar Power, Industrial Zone, Be'er Tuviyya (Israel); Epstein, Michael [Solar Research Facilities Unit, Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

75

Some observations of retorting phenomena in shale blocks. [Large blocks in oxidizing and nonoxidizing atmospheres  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A small retort (nominal capacity, one-half-ton oil shale) with glass viewing ports was designed and operated to provide additional information on the retorting characteristics of large blocks of oil shale in oxidizing and nonoxidizing atmospheres. Shale blocks selected for retorting ranged in weight from 240 to 680 pounds and represented shale grades of 14 to 36 gallons of oil per ton. In all tests, temperature profiles show a lag in heating rate of the inside of these blocks compared to the heating rate for the shale rubble surrounding them. Analytical data on the vent gases and gas samples taken from inside the blocks are included along with physical observations to expand the technology on retorting large blocks of oil shale.

Minster, R.A.; Martel, R.A.; Harak, A.E.

1976-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

76

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title TX-City-Wichita Falls Location: City Wichita Falls TX American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Purchase of ten hybrid vehicles to replace older less efficient fleet vehicles, 2) replacement of existing

77

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CT-City-Stamford Location: City Stamford CT American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Install energy efficiency lighting in 13 schools and energy management systems in 2 municipal buildings,

78

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title HI-County-Maui Location: County Maui HI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Energy efficiency and conservation strategy planning activities including hiring program manager; 2)

79

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title AZ-County-Apache Location: County Apache AZ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Lighting upgrade, 2) air quality improvement initiative to install additional air cooling units in Apache

80

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-City-Richmond Location: City Richmond CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop the Green Energy Training Services (GETS) program which will provide classroom training to

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81

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title IA-City-West Des Moines Location: City West Des Moines IA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Fund energy audits (benchmarking) and educational outreach and marketing campaign, 2) create

82

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title MI-County-St. Clair Location: County St. Clair MI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop County's Long Term Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, 2) technical consultant

83

Block Island Power Co | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Block Island Power Co Block Island Power Co Jump to: navigation, search Name Block Island Power Co Place Rhode Island Utility Id 1857 Utility Location Yes Ownership I NERC Location NPCC NERC NPCC Yes Operates Generating Plant Yes Activity Distribution Yes References EIA Form EIA-861 Final Data File for 2010 - File1_a[1] Energy Information Administration Form 826[2] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Utility Rate Schedules Grid-background.png No rate schedules available. Average Rates Residential: $0.4450/kWh Commercial: $0.4670/kWh The following table contains monthly sales and revenue data for Block Island Power Co (Rhode Island). Month RES REV (THOUSAND $) RES SALES (MWH) RES CONS COM REV (THOUSAND $) COM SALES (MWH) COM CONS IND_REV (THOUSAND $) IND SALES (MWH) IND CONS OTH REV (THOUSAND $) OTH SALES (MWH) OTH CONS TOT REV (THOUSAND $) TOT SALES (MWH) TOT CONS

84

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OK-TRIBE-WICHITA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE-WICHITA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Wichita and Affiliated Tribes propose to replace the 1978 Tribal Administration Building's heating and

85

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title IL-City-Des Plaines Location: City Des Plaines IL American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Energy efficiency retrofits at City's Public Works Garage-replace windows and boilers, 2) traffic signal

86

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title MA-City-New Bedford Location: City New Bedford MA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Acquisition of services to support development of an energy efficiency and conservation strategy and a

87

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-City-Fullerton Location: City Fullerton CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) As part of the Fullerton Main Library expansion project, the applicant proposes to install an approximate

88

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NM-County-Valencia Location: County Valencia NM American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop energy efficiency and conservation strategy which includes conducting energy audits and

89

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title SC-City-North Charleston Location: City North Charleston SC American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Train staff on energy codes; 2) install solar hot water heaters in fire stations (built between 1959 and

90

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: AZ-TRIBE-HAVASUPAI INDIAN TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AZ-TRIBE- HAVASUPAI INDIAN TRIBE AZ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Havasupai Indian Tribe of Arkansas proposes to purchase an insulation blower and insulation and

91

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: NM-TRIBE-PUEBLO OF NAMBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe NM-TRIBE- PUEBLO OF NAMBE NM American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Nambe Pueblo of New Mexico proposes to use passive insulation to conserve energy efficiency in

92

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title IL-City-Wheaton Location: City Wheaton IL American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Conduct energy efficiency retrofits to the Police Station which includes building lighting improvements,

93

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title FL-City-Boynton Beach Location: City Boynton Beach FL American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Technical consultant to prepare Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, Greenhouse Gas

94

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program.  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NY-City-Syracuse Location: City Syracuse NY American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Develop energy efficiency and conservation strategy, conduct audits, and perform benchmarking/pilot

95

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title VA-City-Alexandria Location: City Alexandria VA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Training program for auditors and performance of energy audits; 2) development of revolving loan

96

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title AR-City-Jonesboro Location: City Jonesboro AR American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Conduct energy audits of municipal facilities, 2) replace aging computer server infrastructures with more

97

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title PA-County-Washington Location: County Washington PA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Consultant services; 2) residential and commercial building audits; 3) energy audits of county-owned

98

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program WA-TRIBE-COWLITZ INDIAN TRIBE Location: Tribe WA-TRIBE- COWLITZ INDIAN TRIBE WA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Descriptio The Cowlitz Indian Tribe of Washington proposes to retrofit existing facilities to improve energy efficiency.

99

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title GA-City-Savannah Location: City Savannah GA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Move data center to the Civic Center which is located in a historic district; 2) energy efficiency HVAC

100

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title MN-County-Ramsey Location: County Ramsey MN American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Comprehensive energy plan and energy/sustainability coordinator to administer energy efficiency and

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101

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title TX-City-Missouri City Location: City Missouri City TX American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Technical consultant to help develop the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, 2) HVAC retrofits

102

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: AK-TRIBE-HOONAH INDIAN ASSOCIATION Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- HOONAH INDIAN ASSOCIATION AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Weatherizing six 1940's era houses (installation of double-pane windows and insulated exterior doors),

103

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OK-TRIBE-MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION, OKLAHOMA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION, OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Descriptio The Muscogee (Creek) Nation (MCN) of Oklahoma proposes to 1) develop a comprehensive Energy

104

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NY-City-Tonawanda, Town of Location: City Tonawanda, Town NY of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: Install photovoltaic panels on the roofs of five municipally owned buildings-Highway Department, Senior

105

Block-level RAID is dead  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The common storage stack as found in most operating systems has remained unchanged for several decades. In this stack, the RAID layer operates under the file system layer, at the block abstraction level. We argue that this arrangement of layers has fatal ...

Raja Appuswamy; David C. van Moolenbroek; Andrew S. Tanenbaum

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Neural block control for synchronous generators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, a novel approach to control a single generator, connected to an infinite bus, is presented. Modifying published results for nonlinear identification using recurrent neural networks, a block controllable neural identifier is proposed, based ... Keywords: Adaptive control, Electro-mechanical systems, Gray-box modeling, Neural networks, Power-energy

Ramon A. Felix; Edgar N. Sanchez; Alexander G. Loukianov

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

Dictionary Optimization for Block-Sparse Representations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent work has demonstrated that using a carefully designed dictionary instead of a predefined one, can improve the sparsity in jointly representing a class of signals. This has motivated the derivation of learning methods for designing a dictionary which leads to the sparsest representation for a given set of signals. In some applications, the signals of interest can have further structure, so that they can be well approximated by a union of a small number of subspaces (e.g., face recognition and motion segmentation). This implies the existence of a dictionary which enables block-sparse representations of the input signals once its atoms are properly sorted into blocks. In this paper, we propose an algorithm for learning a block-sparsifying dictionary of a given set of signals. We do not require prior knowledge on the association of signals into groups (subspaces). Instead, we develop a method that automatically detects the underlying block structure. This is achieved by iteratively alternating between upda...

Rosenblum, Kevin; Eldar, Yonina C

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Baroclinic Modons as Prototypes for Atmospheric Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A two-layer quasi-geostrophic channel model on a ?-plane is used to investigate the properties of dipole eddies which may be relevant models for atmospheric blocking. It is shown that quasi-stationary equivalent barotropic dipole eddies, similar ...

K. Haines

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Blocking in all-optical networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an analytical technique of very low complexity, using the inclusion-exclusion principle of combinatorics, for the performance evaluation of all-optical, wavelength-division multiplexed networks with no wavelength conversion. The technique ... Keywords: blocking probability, combinatorial mathematics, optical networks, performance analysis, routing, wavelength division multiplexing

Ashwin Sridharan; Kumar N. Sivarajan

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Artistic minimal rendering with lines and blocks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many non-photorealistic rendering techniques exist to produce artistic effects from given images. Inspired by various artists, interesting effects can be produced by using a minimal rendering, where the minimum refers to the number of tones as well as ... Keywords: Image abstraction, Line drawing, Non-photorealistic rendering, Tonal blocks

Paul L. Rosin, Yu-Kun Lai

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: CA-TRIBE-BIG LAGOON RANCHERIA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE-BIG LAGOON RANCHERIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Big Lagoon Rancheria of California proposes to 1) complete an energy audit of Hotel Arcata's

112

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CO-County-Boulder Location: County Boulder CO American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Energy assessments for small to medium sized businesses, 2) funding for the Climate Smart Loan

113

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NC-City-Fayetteville Location: City Fayetteville NC American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop an energy efficiency and conservation strategy (completed), 2) acquire technical services to

114

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NC-County-Iredell Location: County Iredell NC American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Lighting retrofits to identified county government buildings, 2) installation of a 32-ton closed-loop

115

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF MEKORYUK Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF MEKORYUK AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Native Village of Mekoryuk proposes to implement energy efficiency upgrades to Indian Reorganization Act buildings. These planned upgrades includes installing approximately ten energy efficient Toyostove heating units, approximately six energy efficient heat saving windows, and approximately two energy efficient doors. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

116

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Detennination for the Detennination for the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Application submitted by the Chippewa Tribe of MN on behalf of the Leech Lake Band Transportation Programs The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 0[2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issuclaward fonnula -based grants to states, U.S. territories, units ofloeal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This ex determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program

117

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program OK-TRIBE-KIOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE-KIOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma proposes to 1) conduct energy audits at tribal members housing, provide advice to tribal members, and develop plans for families to reduce energy wasted; attend training classes for conducting audits and providing training to tribal members; purchase equipment to sustain a viable energy audit program; and develop a plan for conducting tribal housing audits; and 2) install wind turbines (approximately 10 kW) at the Kiowa Tribal Headquarters Building (1978/79) and the Kiowa Head Start Classroom Building (1984). The wind turbines will feed wind-generated electrical power to the buildings

118

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-GRINDSTONE INDIAN RANCHERIA OF WINTUN-WAILAKI Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- GRINDSTONE INDIAN RANCHERIA OF WINTUN-WAILAKI CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Grindstone Indian Rancheria of California proposes to 1) replace an existing "swamp cooler" air

119

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

LA-TRIBE-COUSHATTA OF LOUISANA LA-TRIBE-COUSHATTA OF LOUISANA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe LA-TRIBE- COUSHATTA OF LOUISANA LA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Coushatta of Louisana proposes to install an approximate 4.3 kW solar system consisting of a a solar panel grid-tied system using 200-watt Sanyo panels, Xantrex Inverters, and Unirac mounting on the tribe's

120

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: AK-TRIBE-HOONAH INDIAN ASSOCIATION Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- HOONAH INDIAN ASSOCIATION AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Weatherizing six 1940's era houses (installation of double-pane windows and insulated exterior doors),

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121

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title PA-City-Lancaster Location: City Lancaster PA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Acquisition of technical services to develop a Green Infrastructure (ongoing); 2) conduct energy efficiency retrofits for six city-owned buildings: Fire Station #1 (1964) (lighting upgrades), Fire Station #3

122

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-BUENA VISTA RANCHERIA OF ME-WUK INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE-BUENA VISTA RANCHERIA OF ME-WUK INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California's Environmental Resources Director proposes

123

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-CLOVERDALE RANCHERIA OF POMO INDIANS Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- CLOVERDALE RANCHERIA OF POMO INDIANS CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Cloverdale Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California proposes to hire a technical consultant to train

124

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program AK-TRIBE-GULKANA VILLAGE COUNCIL Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- GULKANA VILLAGE COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Gulkana Village Council of Alaska proposes to hire an employee that will maintain the existing wood-

125

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: AZ-TRIBE-TOHONO O'ODHAM NATION Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AZ-TRIBE- TOHONO O'ODHAM NATION AZ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona proposes to 1) retain consultant services in the development of an

126

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CT-City-Milford Location: City Milford CT American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Expand remote system to monitor energy use of city buildings environmental systems, 2) conduct benchmarking and energy audits of municipal buildings, 3) conduct feasibility study and install 300kwh fuel

127

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title WI-TRIBE-LAC DU FLAMBEAU BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA INDIANS Location: Tribe WI-TRIBE-LAC DU FLAMBEAU BAND OF LAKE SUPERIOR CHIPPEWA INDIANS WI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians proposes to install an approximate 27-ton,

128

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OK-TRIBE-ABSENTEE-SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- ABSENTEE- SHAWNEE TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma proposes to retrofit systems and facilities in their complex to

129

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title IL-City-Arlington Heights, Village of Location: City Arlington Heights, IL Village of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Hire a consultant to do a LEED audit on Public Works Building, 2) hire consultant to do audit of city

130

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title LA-City-Kenner Location: City Kenner LA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Use consultant to help develop energy efficiency and conservation strategy; 2) perform residential energy audits and direct install of low-cost EE measures which includes compact fluorescent lights, hot

131

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Project Title Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program SD-TRIBE-YANKTON SIOUX TRIBE Location: Tribe SD-TRIBE- YANKTON SIOUX TRIBE SD American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Descriptio The Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota proposes to employ a Tribal Grant Coordinator to oversee the

132

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OR-County-Jackson Location: County Jackson OR American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Hire consultant to assist with EECBG application, 2) consultant to complete EECBG environmental questionnaire, and (Activities 3-10) lighting upgrades (interior and exterior) at 3) Court House, 4) Health

133

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-City-Hemet Location: City Hemet CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Develop a comprehensive energy efficiency and conservation strategy; 2) energy efficiency building retrofits which includes replacing HVAC units at the following city-owned facilities: Brood Building, Fire

134

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NE-TRIBE-WINNEBAGO TRIBE Location: Tribe NE-TRIBE- NE WINNEBAGO TRIBE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska proposes to 1) develop and refine a long-term strategy for the tribe's

135

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Project Title Project Title Program or Field Office: AK-TRIBE-ASA'CARSARMIUT TRIBAL COUNCIL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- ASA'CARSARMIUT TRIBAL COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Asa'carsarmiut Tribe proposes to conduct energy efficient building retrofits to tribal homes which includes installing insulation, siding, and plumbing.

136

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title NE-TRIBE-WINNEBAGO TRIBE Location: Tribe NE-TRIBE- NE WINNEBAGO TRIBE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska proposes to 1) develop and refine a long-term strategy for the tribe's

137

Block Copolymer at Nano-Patterned Surfaces  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present numerical calculations of lamellar phases of block copolymers at patterned surfaces. We model symmetric di-block copolymer films forming lamellar phases and the effect of geometrical and chemical surface patterning on the alignment and orientation of lamellar phases. The calculations are done within self-consistent field theory (SCFT), where the semi-implicit relaxation scheme is used to solve the diffusion equation. Two specific set-ups, motivated by recent experiments, are investigated. In the first, the film is placed on top of a surface imprinted with long chemical stripes. The stripes interact more favorably with one of the two blocks and induce a perpendicular orientation in a large range of system parameters. However, the system is found to be sensitive to its initial conditions, and sometimes gets trapped into a metastable mixed state composed of domains in parallel and perpendicular orientations. In a second set-up, we study the film structure and orientation when it is pressed against a hard grooved mold. The mold surface prefers one of the two components and this set-up is found to be superior for inducing a perfect perpendicular lamellar orientation for a wide range of system parameters.

Xingkun Man; David Andelman; Henri Orland

2010-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

138

Interdecadal Variation of the North Pacific Wintertime Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using the NCEP–NCAR reanalysis data for the past four decades (1954–97), the interdecadal variation of the North Pacific winter blocking is examined. A noticeable impact on this blocking activity exerted by the Pacific decadal oscillation (PDO: ...

Tsing-Chang Chen; Jin-ho Yoon

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Optimization Online - "Block-Iterative and String-Averaging ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Jul 19, 2009 ... Optimization Online. "Block-Iterative and String-Averaging Projection Algorithms in Proton Computed Tomography Image Reconstruction".

140

Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Infrastructure...  

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

GrantEconomic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBGEDIF) (Oklahoma) Community Development Block GrantEconomic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBGEDIF) (Oklahoma) <...

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141

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NEPA NEPA Compliance Officer (as authorized under DOE Order 451.1B), I have determined that the proposed action fits within the specified class(es) of action, the other regulatory requirements set forth above are met, and the proposed action is hereby categorically excluded U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OK-TRIBE-CHEROKEE NATION, OKLAHOMA Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- CHEROKEE NATION, OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description

142

The daylight blocking optical stereo see-through HMD  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we present an innovative daylight blocking optical stereo see-through HMD. Its outstanding capability is to pixelwise block incident daylight before super-imposing virtual content on the real scene. By doing so the device allows to seamlessly ... Keywords: augmented reality, daylight blocking, head mounted displays, interaction, mixed reality, mobility, virtual reality

Pedro Santos; Thomas Gierlinger; Oliver Machui; André Stork

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Organic photosensitive optoelectronic device having a phenanthroline exciton blocking layer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An organic photosensitive optoelectronic device, having an anode, a cathode, and an organic blocking layer between the anode and the cathode is described, wherein the blocking layer comprises a phenanthroline derivative, and at least partially blocks at least one of excitons, electrons, and holes.

Thompson, Mark E. (Anaheim Hills, CA); Li, Jian (Los Angeles, CA); Forrest, Stephen (Princeton, NJ); Rand, Barry (Princeton, NJ)

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

144

Correlated disorder in random block-copolymers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the effect of a random Flory-Huggins parameter in a symmetric diblock copolymer melt which is expected to occur in a copolymer where one block is near its structural glass transition. In the clean limit the microphase segregation between the two blocks causes a weak, fluctuation induced first order transition to a lamellar state. Using a renormalization group approach combined with the replica trick to treat the quenched disorder, we show that beyond a critical disorder strength, that depends on the length of the polymer chain, the character of the transition is changed. The system becomes dominated by strong randomness and a glassy rather than an ordered lamellar state occurs. A renormalization of the effective disorder distribution leads to nonlocal disorder correlations that reflect strong compositional fluctuation on the scale of the radius of gyration of the polymer chains. The reason for this behavior is shown to be the chain length dependent role of critical fluctuations, which are less important for shorter chains and become increasingly more relevant as the polymer length increases and the clean first order transition becomes weaker.

Harry Westfahl Jr.; Joerg Schmalian

2005-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

145

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF BELKOFSKI Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF BELKOFSKI AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Native Village of Belkofski of Alaska proposes to install a 20 kW wind turbine on a new office building constructed in 2010. The installation will be connected to the building through direct hookup. If needed, a consultant will be hired to determine the feasibility of the activity. If it is determined that the wind turbine is not feasible, the applicant would need to seek approval from DOE for the proposed building/facility retrofits. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B3.6, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

146

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NY-City-Irondequoit, Town of NY-City-Irondequoit, Town of Location: City Irondequoit, Town NY of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Replace HVAC units in Public Safety Building, 2) replace exterior field lights at McAvoy Park, 3) information technology equipment replacements, 4) asphalt recycling and repaving program, 5) hire Deputy Commissioner of Public Works for sustainability to oversee "green" strategy, and 6) technical consultant services for ongoing energy efficiency and conservation block grant projects Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B1.3, B1.7, B1.32, B2.5,B3.6, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

147

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Wells Band Wells Band Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Rccovery and Rcinvesnnent Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX dctennination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBO Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Rencwable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

148

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title OR-City-Beaverton Location: City Beaverton OR American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Create a revolving loan fund for homeowners to make energy efficient upgrades; 2) energy efficiency retrofits at identified city facilities (City Hall, Beaverton Library, Operations (Public Works) Center, Community Center, and Resource Center) which includes replacing HVAC units, tune-up of HVAC units, install CO2 demand based ventilation controls, install variable frequency drives, and replacing chiller/boiler motors; 3) retrofit high pressure sodium street lights with LEDs; and 4) install an

149

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Commercial and Residential Building Energy Audits Commercial and Residential Building Energy Audits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, u.s. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program . DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

150

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-CHEYENNE AND ARAPAHO TRIBES OK-TRIBE-CHEYENNE AND ARAPAHO TRIBES Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- CHEYENNE AND ARAPAHO TRIBES OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma proposes to 1) perform energy audits of tribal buildings and facilities; 2) hire a technical consultant to develop a tribal energy policy which identifies guidelines and general policy for energy programs; 3) develop a jobs program for providing financial assistance for education and training in the renewable energy industry; 4) purchase and implement utility management software to monitor energy usage and cost and software training to tribal member; 5) replace water heaters with energy star qualified units in several tribal buildings in the Community of Concho and Clinton

151

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-IOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE-IOWA TRIBE OF OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma proposes to develop an energy efficiency strategy and also attend workshops and training on retrofitting tribal buildings. In addition, building retrofits would be conducted on tribal buildings built around the 1989-2003 time period and would include: attic insulation, door weather stripping, caulk windows, repair air conditioning (A/C) units and replace line insulation, increase attic ventilation, replace and repair doors, replace inefficient A/C units with energy efficient units, install window film, roof insulation, hot water tank replacements and insulate lines, and installation of automatic controls

152

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Napaimute of AK Napaimute of AK Energy Distribution The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. The implementation of distributed

153

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Weatherization, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Retrofits Weatherization, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S . territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,

154

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Fond du Lac Band Fond du Lac Band Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula-based grants to states, U.S . territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX detennination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

155

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-KICKAPOO TRIBE OF OKLAHMOA OK-TRIBE-KICKAPOO TRIBE OF OKLAHMOA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- KICKAPOO TRIBE OF OKLAHMOA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma proposes to 1) conduct energy audits on approximately 10 tribal homes; 2) conduct building retrofits on approximately 10 tribal homes which would include replacing doors, windows, weather stripping, caulking, insulation, and water heaters; and 3) conduct building retrofits on the Brown Building which would include replacing doors, windows, weather stripping, caulking, and insulation. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

156

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

UT-TRIBE-SKULL VALLEY BAND OF GOSHUTES UT-TRIBE-SKULL VALLEY BAND OF GOSHUTES Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe UT-TRIBE-SKULL VALLEY BAND OF GOSHUTES UT American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Skull Valley Band of Goshutes proposes to weatherize the windows and doors of several tribal homes and the community building. Retrofits would include adding insulation, replacing/repairing windows and doors, replacing/repairing roofs, replacing water heaters, and replacing the stove in the community building. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

157

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

WA-TRIBE-SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN TRIBE WA-TRIBE-SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe WA-TRIBE- SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN TRIBE WA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe of Washington proposes to perform several heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) replacements and repairs which would include: replacing heat pumps and associated HVAC equipment in the Tribal Administration Center; repairing the HVAC systems in the Social Services Building and the Environmental Services Building (e.g., replacing coils); and conducting minor repairs to the HVAC equipment to make the units more energy efficient. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1

158

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

2) retrofit the boiler heating system in the Courthouse (1976), and 3) technical consultant 2) retrofit the boiler heating system in the Courthouse (1976), and 3) technical consultant services to administer the energy efficiency and conservation block grant project. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health, including DOE and/or Executive Orders; require siting, construction, or major expansion of waste storage, disposal, recovery, or treatment facilities, but may include such categorically excluded facilities; disturb hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, or

159

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF SAINT MICHAEL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF SAINT MICHAEL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Native Village of Saint Michael of Alaska proposes to 1) develop a comprehensive energy efficiency and conservation strategy, 2) hire a technical consultant to assist in developing a strategic energy plan, and 3) hire a technical consultant to conduct energy audits of Village-owned facilities and housing. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

160

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Residential and Commercial Building Energy Audits Residential and Commercial Building Energy Audits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S . territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007 . This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula - based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBa Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Enerb'Y, DOE Golden Field Office,

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161

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-NEWHALEN VILLAGE AK-TRIBE-NEWHALEN VILLAGE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- NEWHALEN VILLAGE AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Newhalen Tribal Council proposes to conduct building retrofits on the Newhalen Tribal Building (built in 1970). Building retrofits include the following: replacing roofing; installing siding; and replacing windows, lighting, and doors. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

162

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings The American Rccovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE clements reviewing and awarding formula- bascd and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under thc purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

163

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Council of Port Heiden AK Council of Port Heiden AK Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, u.s. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,

164

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

CA-TRIBE-ALTURAS INDIAN RANCHERIA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- ALTURAS INDIAN RANCHERIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Alturas Indian Rancheria of California proposes to retrofit one home with energy appliances, insulated windows, insulated doors, energy efficient lighting, attic insulation, and an energy efficient roof. Insulated doors would also be installed at the tribal office and current appliances would be replaced with energy efficient appliances. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

165

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope of AK Inupiat Community of the Arctic Slope of AK Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

166

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Native Village of Wales AK Native Village of Wales AK Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak

167

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-PORT GRAHAM VILLAGE COUNCIL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-PORT GRAHAM VILLAGE COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Port Graham Village Council proposes to update the 2007 biomass feasibility study and preliminary schematic blueprints for installation of a biomass boiler and heat distribution lines to community buildings selected by the Tribal Council. A technical consultant would be hired to assist the Tribe in preparation of the study. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

168

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

and Conservation Programs and Conservation Programs The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -S, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issuelaward formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

169

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

CA-TRIBE-CEDARVILLE RANCHERIA CA-TRIBE-CEDARVILLE RANCHERIA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- CEDARVILLE RANCHERIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Cedarville Rancheria of California proposes to 1) develop an energy efficiency and conservation strategy focusing on the potential for solar energy generation on the Rancheria and 2) install solar photovoltaic panels on the roof of a house located at 101 Rancheria Way in Cedarville, California. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

170

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-KIALEGEE TRIBAL TOWN OK-TRIBE-KIALEGEE TRIBAL TOWN Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- KIALEGEE TRIBAL TOWN OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Kialegee Tribal Town of Oklahoma proposes to install a vertical, closed-loop, 17-ton ground source heat pump for heating and cooling a newly constructed small office building located on tribal land. The 17- ton unit would be installed in an area that has been previously disturbed. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

171

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

ND-TRIBE-TURTLE MOUNTAIN BAND OF CHIPPEWA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe ND-TRIBE-TURTLE MOUNTAIN BAND OF CHIPPEWA ND American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota proposes to 1) conduct a study of a tribal solar energy partnership with Federal Prison Industries FPI and Infinergy and provide photovoltaic training and education to tribal men and women; 2) conduct training programs for Tribes to become energy installers and auditors, conduct energy audits, and pay salaries of auditors; 3) examine the best approach for tapping wind energy to serve local buildings, conduct research to find a local wind company with

172

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NE-TRIBE-PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe NE-TRIBE-PONCA TRIBE OF NEBRASKA NE American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska proposes to 1) employ and train one full-time employee to oversee the energy efficiency and conservation plan development, establish the Ponca Energy Office, and implement activities proposes in the energy efficiency and conservation plan; 2) maintain an Energy Team that will provide advice and guidance to the energy planner and develop programming to educate the community about energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy; the planner will research renewable energy by attending training and pursuing funding to obtain renewable energy; and 3) create a recycling plan at

173

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

White Earth Band White Earth Band Financial Incentive Programs The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This ex determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

174

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

tbe Cbippewa Tribe of MN on behalf of the Mille Lacs Band tbe Cbippewa Tribe of MN on behalf of the Mille Lacs Band Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formu la-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007 . This ex determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

175

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Kenaitze Tribe of AK Kenaitze Tribe of AK Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

176

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NM-TRIBE-PUEBLO OF SAN ILDEFONSO Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe NM-TRIBE- PUEBLO OF SAN ILDEFONSO NM American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Pueblo of San Ildefonso of New Mexico proposes to install approximately eighteen 225-watt photovoltaic solar arrays on the roof of the Learning Center. The building is less than 3 years old, and no new construction would be needed. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

177

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-YAKUTAT TLINGIT TRIBE AK-TRIBE-YAKUTAT TLINGIT TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- YAKUTAT TLINGIT TRIBE AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Yakutat Tlingit Tribe of Alaska proposes to 1) hire a technical consultant to assist the Tribe in developing a strategic energy plan, 2) prepare a comprehensive energy efficiency and conservation strategy for the Tribe, and 3) hire a technical consultant to conduct energy audits of select Tribal-owned buildings and facilities. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

178

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, u.s. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

179

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-ORGANIZED VILLAGE OF SAXMAN AK-TRIBE-ORGANIZED VILLAGE OF SAXMAN Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- ORGANIZED VILLAGE OF SAXMAN AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Organized Village of Saxman of Alaska proposes to utilize Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funding to 1) develop and implement a strategy for energy efficiency and conservation and 2) conduct an energy audit on the Tribal Government Building and prepare an energy report listing recommendations to correct deficiencies. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

180

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NY NY on behalf of the Elko Band Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 · 5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units ofloeal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE 's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This ex determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

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181

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-IVANOF BAY TRIBAL COUNCIL AK-TRIBE-IVANOF BAY TRIBAL COUNCIL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-IVANOF BAY TRIBAL COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Ivanof Bay Tribal Council of Alaska proposes to 1) provide energy audits through a qualified energy rater for initial and post energy inspections for qualified homeowners; 2) provide a training class that educates the consumer on the energy star rating program and subsidize the cost of replacing older appliances with energy star rated appliances for homeowners; 3) provide weatherization services to homeowners to include caulking windows and door jams and educate tribal members on correct cold climate home building techniques; and 4) provide training, including tuition, for tribal members to attend a

182

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Ramona Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians of CA Ramona Band of Cahuilla Mission Indians of CA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

183

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Strategy Strategy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula -based grants to states, U. S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conscrvation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE' s authorization for this program is set forth in Title Y, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX detennination is applicablc to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited 10, EECBa Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficicncy and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. Devclopment and implementation of energy efficiency and conservation

184

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NV-TRIBE-PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE NV-TRIBE-PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe NV-TRIBE- PYRAMID LAKE PAIUTE TRIBE NV American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe proposes to utilize grant funds to purchase compact fluorescent light bulbs for residents of the Tribe and replace incandescent light bulbs to save energy; purchase water heater blankets for tribal homes; and hire a technician to administer installation of these retrofits. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

185

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Energy Audits Energy Audits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. Residential and commercial building

186

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

TX-TRIBE-ALABAMA-COUSHATTA TRIBE TX-TRIBE-ALABAMA-COUSHATTA TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe TX-TRIBE- ALABAMA- COUSHATTA TRIBE TX American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas proposes to replace windows in several Tribal homes (constructed approximately from 1969 to 1997) on the Reservation with more state-of-the-art, energy-efficient windows. By maintaining seasonal temperatures in these homes, energy would be saved as electric usage would be more controlled. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

187

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

CA-TRIBE-BUENA VISTA RANCHERIA OF ME-WUK INDIANS OF CA-TRIBE-BUENA VISTA RANCHERIA OF ME-WUK INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE-BUENA VISTA RANCHERIA OF ME-WUK INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California proposes to utilize energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding for 1) the Environmental Resources Director to attend a training annual conference on renewal energy in Arizona and 2) utilize technical consultant services to develop a strategy and conduct residential and commercial building audits. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

188

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OUZINKIE OUZINKIE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-NATIVE VILLAGE OF OUZINKIE AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Native Village of Ouzinkie of Alaska proposes to install a 6 kW solar photovoltaic system on the tribal Administration Building. The building is approximately 7 years old. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health, including DOE and/or Executive Orders; require siting, construction, or major expansion of waste storage, disposal, recovery, or

189

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AL-County-Mobile AL-County-Mobile Location: County Mobile AL American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Technical services to develop, design, and implement the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program for the county including various administrative services, 2) technical services to conduct energy audits of county buildings, and 3) conduct building retrofits on ten identified county buildings to include lighting retrofits; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning replacements; replacing roof to a cool-roof system; improving building envelope/storefront at Michael Square; and installing an exhaust hood in a kitchen at the Metro Jail Facility Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, A11, B2.5, B5.1

190

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Programs Programs The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula -based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007 . This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. Energy efficiency and conservation programs for buildings and facilities would

191

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Efficiency and Conservation Programs for Buildings and Facilities Efficiency and Conservation Programs for Buildings and Facilities The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issuelaward formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

192

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-COMANCHE NATION OK-TRIBE-COMANCHE NATION Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE- COMANCHE NATION OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma proposes to conduct the following activities utilizing EECBG funding: 1) hire a technical consultant to develop a greenhouse gas emissions inventory for tribal buildings and facilities; 2) conduct a wind power feasibility study for tribal buildings at the Comanche Nation Tribal Complex including obtaining wind measurement equipment and erecting and operating the measurement equipment, assessing the wind data, and preparing summary reports; and 3) install wind turbines (approximately 20 kW) on tribal buildings built between 1980 and 2010.

193

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Seneca Nation of NY Seneca Nation of NY Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategies The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates fund ing for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007 . This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

194

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

U.S. Department of Energy Categorical Exclusion Determination Form Program or Field Office: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Project Title CA-TRIBE-MANCHESTER BAND OF POMO INDIANS OF THE MANCHESTER-POINT ARENA RANCHERIA, CALIFORNIA Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- CA MANCHESTER BAND OF POMO INDIANS OF THE MANCHESTER- POINT ARENA RANCHERIA, CALIFORNIA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of the Manchester-Point Arena in Rancheria, California, proposes to 1) hire a technical consultant to conduct energy audits on the Tribal Administration Building and water pumps and 2) install two Tribal water pump houses to house new solar batteries to store the energy from

195

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Battle Mountain Band Battle Mountain Band Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Rcinvcsnncnt Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula-based grants to states, u.s. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This ex determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activitics under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

196

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AZ-TRIBE-KAIBAB BAND OF PAIUTE INDIAN TRIBE AZ-TRIBE-KAIBAB BAND OF PAIUTE INDIAN TRIBE Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AZ-TRIBE-KAIBAB BAND OF PAIUTE INDIAN TRIBE AZ American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Kaibab Band of Paiute Indian Tribe of Arizona proposes to install energy efficient appliances and perform energy efficient retrofits to homes on the Kaibab Paiute Indian Reservation. These retrofits would include siding, roofing, windows, doors, and other areas of the home losing heat, using excess water, or other non-efficient areas (e.g., replace/upgrade/install water efficient appliances, water saving taps, other water fixtures [low-flow shower heads, low-flow faucet aerators, low-flow toilets]).

197

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Retrofits Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S . territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office, and the DOE Oak Ridge Office. Energy efficiency retrofits would be conducted by various states, U.S

198

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Grand Portage Band Grand Portage Band Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111·5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units oflocal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

199

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-CHINIK ESKIMO COMMUNITY AK-TRIBE-CHINIK ESKIMO COMMUNITY Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-CHINIK ESKIMO COMMUNITY AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Chinik Native Community of Alaska proposes to utilize energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding to purchase, transport, install, operate, and monitor a meteorological tower on the top of the hill (immediately to the northeast of the Kitchavik fish camps) for approximately one year. Funds would also be used to hire a technician to perform routine maintenance on the tower, download data from the tower, and serve as the grants manager to administer the project, as well as develop a wind data analysis and a wind generator feasibility study. Funding would not be utilized for any subsequent geotechnical, design,

200

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-IGIUGIG TRIBAL VILLAGE COUNCIL AK-TRIBE-IGIUGIG TRIBAL VILLAGE COUNCIL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE-IGIUGIG TRIBAL VILLAGE COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description 1) Igiugig Village Council plans to work toward implementing the energy efficiency and conservation strategic plan for the Igiugig Village by planning for new community development such as tribal housing, infrastructure, and facilities to include energy-efficient features that contribute to lower energy demand. A subcontractor will be contracted to provide planning and design assistance (planning/design only) for new tribal buildings and infrastructure and 2) the Igiugig Village Council proposes to purchase, install, and

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201

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

OK-TRIBE-PONCA TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA OK-TRIBE-PONCA TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe OK-TRIBE-PONCA TRIBE OF INDIANS OF OKLAHOMA OK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma proposes to purchase a cavity fill insulation machine to use in insulating the Tribal Affairs Building and tribal homes. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health, including DOE and/or Executive Orders; require siting, construction, or major expansion of waste storage, disposal, recovery, or

202

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

CA-TRIBE-ENTERPRISE RANCHERIA CA-TRIBE-ENTERPRISE RANCHERIA Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe CA-TRIBE- ENTERPRISE RANCHERIA CA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Enterprise Rancheria of California proposes to conduct energy audits to determine what types of weatherization retrofits are needed on which Tribal homes. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health, including DOE and/or Executive Orders; require siting, construction, or major expansion of waste storage, disposal, recovery, or

203

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Village of Tetlin of AK Village of Tetlin of AK Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategies The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding formula-based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview ofDOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy,

204

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Council of AK Council of AK Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111 -5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independencc and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview ofDOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Rcnewable Encrgy, DOE Golden Field Office,

205

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Mille Lacs Band Mille Lacs Band Residential and Commercial Building Energy Audits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award formula-based grants to states, U.S . territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX detennination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not litllited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office

206

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

NV NV on behalf of the South Fork Band Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for the Dcpartmcnt of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula -based grants to states, U.S. territories, units of local government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in T itle V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBO Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program activities under the purview of DOE-HQ Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, DOE Golden Field Office,

207

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

RI-City-Cranston RI-City-Cranston Location: City Cranston RI American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description: 1) Technical consultant to manage energy efficiency and conservation block grant work, 2) conduct audits of city facilities, 3) heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) control upgrades in identified buildings (Glen Hills Elementary, Hope Highlands Elementary, Western Hills Middle, Bain Elementary, Cranston West, Peters Elementary), 4) lighting and HVAC control upgrades in the Senior Center, and 5) lighting and HVAC upgrades in City Hall. Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, B2.5, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21

208

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

AK-TRIBE-EVANSVILLE TRIBAL COUNCIL AK-TRIBE-EVANSVILLE TRIBAL COUNCIL Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Location: Tribe AK-TRIBE- EVANSVILLE TRIBAL COUNCIL AK American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Proposed Action or Project Description The Evansville Tribal Council proposes to 1) hire a contractor to prepare a feasibility study for energy conservation, water conservation, and renewable energy measures on tribal facilities and 2) install a 2.6 kW renewable solar photovoltaic system at the Evansville Community Center (1999). Conditions: None Categorical Exclusion(s) Applied: A9, B3.6, B5.1 *-For the complete DOE National Environmental Policy Act regulations regarding categorical exclusions, see Subpart D of 10 CFR10 21 This action would not: threaten a violation of applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety, and health,

209

Studies of Block Copolymer Thin Films and Mixtures with an Ionic Liquid  

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increase in the block copolymer glass transition temperaturedecrease in the block copolymer glass transition temperatureto the change in the block copolymer’s glass transition

Virgili, Justin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

New Burnside Anticline: part of Fluorspar area fault complex  

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Field mapping in the Abbott Formation and examination of topographic lineaments in the Creal Springs, Stonefort, Eddyville, and Harrisburg Quadrangles (southeastern Illinois) reveal the New Burnside anticline and its northeastern extension, the Stonefort anticline to be a single, extensively faulted structure. Interpretation of this evidence also leads to the conclusion that this is a fault-block structure rather than an anticline. Trending notheast-southwest, the structure seems to be the northwesternmost extent of the Fluorspar Area fault complex. The authors found evidence for two episodes of faulting. The first involved northeast-trending, high-angle faults similar to those in the known Fluorspar complex to the southeast. Faults on the northeast (Stonefort antilcine) step down toward the center of the structure, forming a graben. Vertical movement also occurred to the southwest (New Burnside anticline), but the structure in this vicinity is a horst with some blocks tilted. As with other faults in the Fluorspar complex, horizontal slickensides are present locally. The second episode of movement occurred along northwest-southeast-trending strike-slip faults that offset the northeast-trending high-angle faults. This second phase of faulting may correspond with previously reported reactivation of northwest-trending faults elsewhere in the Fluorspar Area fault complex.

Jacobson, R.J.; Trask, C.B.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Combinatorial Block Copolymer Ordering on Tunable Rough  

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Morphology control of block copolymer (BCP) thin films through substrate interaction via controlled roughness parameters is of significant interest for numerous high-tech applications ranging from solar cells to high-density storage media. While effects of substrate surface energy (SE) and roughness (R) on BCP morphology have been individually investigated, their synergistic effects have not been explored in any systematic manner. Interestingly, orientation response of BCP to changes in SE can be similar to what can be accomplished with variations in R. Here we present a novel approach for orienting lamellar BCP films of poly(styrene)-block-poly(methyl methacrylate) (PS-PMMA) on spin-coated xerogel (a dried gel of silica nanoparticle network) substrate with simultaneously tunable surface energy, {gamma}{sub s} {approx} 29-53 mJ/m{sup 2}, by UVO exposure and roughness, R{sub rms} {approx} 0.5-30 nm, by sol-gel processing steps of regulating the catalyst concentration and sol aging time. As in previous BCP orientation studies on 20 nm diameter monodisperse silica nanoparticle coated surface, we find a similar but broadened oscillatory BCP orientation behavior with film thickness due to the random rather than periodic rough surfaces. We also find that higher random roughness amplitude is not the necessary criteria for obtaining a vertical orientation of BCP lamellae. Rather, a high surface fractal dimension (D{sub f} > 2.4) of the rough substrate in conjunction with an optimal substrate surface energy {gamma}{sub s} 29 mJ/m{sup 2} results in 100% vertically oriented lamellar microdomains. The AFM measured film surface microstructure correlates well with the internal 3D BCP film structure probed by grazing incidence small-angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS) and rotational small-angle neutron scattering (SANS). In contrast to tunable self-assembled monolayer (SAM)-coated substrates, the xerogel films are very durable and retain their chemical properties over period of several months. These results also highlight importantly that BCP orientation control for nanotechnology is possible not only on specially prepared patterned substrates but also on industrially viable sol-gel substrates.

Kulkarni M. M.; Yager K.; Sharma, A.; Karim, A.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Reduction of Block Artifacts by Selective Removal and Reconstruction of  

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ABSTRACT: We present a new technique for saving data rate and improving the image quality in block-based coders for low-rate video transmission. The concept is based on the fact that blocking artifacts appear in the decoded image. For reducing these artifacts it is necessary to change pixel values near the block edges. By this means transmitted information is cancelled. Our technique excludes pixels around the block edges from transmission. Rows and columns between the blocks are cancelled. These lines are reconstructed in the decoder. The reconstruction acts like a low-pass filter and reduces blocking artifacts. The number of blocks to be transmitted has been diminished by cancelling pixels and data rate is saved while the image quality remains constant. Improvements of this concept have been implemented: The reconstruction of missing rows and columns is performed by subsampling and oversampling filters at the block edges. The motion estimation and compensation is related to the expanded and not to the reduced block grid. We demonstrate the improvement of the image quality for video communication by 64 kbit/s and below. 1.

The Block Borders; Stathis Panis; Robert Kutka; André Kaup

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Infrastructure  

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

Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBG/EDIF) (Oklahoma) Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBG/EDIF) (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Utility Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Retail Supplier Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info Program Type Grant Program Loan Program Community Development Block Grant/Economic Development Infrastructure Financing (CDBG/EDIF) provides public infrastructure financing to help

214

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE...  

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3 Recipient. aunty of Montgomery, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific...

215

Equity Effects of Increasing-Block Electricity Pricing  

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Evidence from Residential Electricity Demand,” Review ofLester D. “The Demand for Electricity: A Survey,” The BellResidential Demand for Electricity under Inverted Block

Borenstein, Severin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Efficient Block-coordinate Descent Algorithms for the Group Lasso  

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variable from a group of highly correlated variables and does not care which one is ... the Group Lasso without requiring the blocks of A to be orthonormal.

217

The NIST Gage Block Calibration Software System User's ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The gage blocks have flat and parallel opposing ... technical staff refers as optical flats and platens. ... to the Hewlett- Packard Rocky Mountain BASIC ...

2004-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

218

Digital Offshore Cadastre (DOC) ? Pacific83 ? OCS Blocks |...  

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OCS Blocks Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities Ocean Data Digital Offshore Cadastre (DOC) ...

219

ocean - faq right side block | Data.gov  

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ocean - faq right side block Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov Communities Ocean Frequently Asked Questions...

220

Safety - Forums right side block | Data.gov  

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Forums right side block Safety DataTools Apps Challenges Resources Blogs Let's Talk Safety You are here Data.gov Communities Safety Challenge.gov Developer Challenge...

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221

Design on Elevated-Temperature and Methanol-Blocking Proton ...  

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Presentation Title, Design on Elevated-Temperature and Methanol-Blocking Proton Exchange Membrane for Fuel Cell Application. Author(s), Yan Xiang.

222

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic...

223

Overview of the BlockNormal Event Trigger Generator  

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In the search for unmodeled gravitational wave bursts, there are a variety of methods that have been proposed to generate candidate events from time series data. Block Normal is a method of identifying candidate events by searching for places in the data stream where the characteristic statistics of the data change. These change-points divide the data into blocks in which the characteristics of the block are stationary. Blocks in which these characteristics are inconsistent with the long term characteristic statistics are marked as Event-Triggers which can then be investigated by a more computationally demanding multi-detector analysis.

J W C McNabb; M Ashley; L S Finn; E Rotthoff; A Stuver; T Summerscales; P Sutton; M Tibbits; K Thorne; K Zaleski

2004-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

224

Preheating Collector Bars and Cathode Blocks Prior to Rodding with ...  

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Electrically heating collector bar/cathode block assemblies uses less than 15% of the energy required for propane gas burner heating. The method is quiet, ...

225

Energy community right side block | Data.gov  

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Energy Ethics Health Law Manufacturing Ocean Research Safety States Supply Chain Energy community right side block BusinessUSA DataTools Apps Challenges Let's Talk...

226

Production of High Translucent Self-Colored Dental Zirconia Blocks  

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Borate Glass Nanofiber/Whiskers in a Hybrid Orthopedic Composite Implants for ... G6: Production of High Translucent Self-Colored Dental Zirconia Blocks.

227

Synthesis and Characterization of Simultaneous Electronic and Ionic Conducting Block Copolymers for Lithium Battery Electrodes  

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that the non-conducting blocks have a high glass transitionthe glass transition temperature of the amorphous block. 72-

Patel, Shrayesh

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

Extensional Tectonics | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Extensional Tectonics Extensional Tectonics Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Extensional Tectonics Dictionary.png Extensional Tectonics: No definition has been provided for this term. Add a Definition Crustal extension results in horst and graben topography (reference: geologycafe.com) Crustal extension (or lithospheric extension) results in a thinning of the crust, bringing the Earth's surface closer to the hot mantle which increases heat flow. This high heat flow often results in moderate temperature (190-230°C) geothermal resources. Extensional zones are exemplified by horst and graben structures such as those found in the Basin & Range province of the US. Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Extensional_Tectonics&oldid=599244"

229

Property:TopoFeatures | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:TopoFeatures Jump to: navigation, search Property Name TopoFeatures Property Type String Description Describes topographic features within the vicinity of the field (e.g. volcanic features, rift valleys, extensional features) that may be significant reflections of underlying geothermal resources. This is a property of type Page. Subproperties This property has the following 4 subproperties: G Geysers Geothermal Area L Lightning Dock Geothermal Area S Soda Lake Geothermal Area Stillwater Geothermal Area Pages using the property "TopoFeatures" Showing 23 pages using this property. A Amedee Geothermal Area + Horst and Graben + B Beowawe Hot Springs Geothermal Area + Horst and Graben +

230

Efficiently decoded full-rate space-time block codes  

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Space-time block codes with orthogonal structures typically provide full-diversity reception and simple receiver processing. However, rate-1 orthogonal codes for complex constellations have not been found for more than two transmit antennas. By using ... Keywords: diversity, genetic algorithm, quasi-orthogonal codes, space-time block codes

Don Torrieri; Matthew C. Valenti

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Multidimensional Coded Modulation in Block-Fading Channels  

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We study coded modulation over multidimensional signal sets in Nakagami-m block-fading channels. We consider the optimal diversity reliability exponent of the error probability when the multidimensional constellation is obtained as the rotation of complex-plane ... Keywords: Block-fading channels, diversity, linear rotations, maximum distance-separable (MDS) codes, outage probability

A. Guillen i Fabregas; G. Caire

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Memory access problems in block cyclic reduction on vector computers  

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In the present paper, modifications of block cyclic reduction are introduced by which the often significant memory access problems of this method on vector computers can be drastically reduced. The modifications are discussed in the context of an interval ... Keywords: Block cyclic reduction, interval arithmetics, memory access problems, vector computers

Hartmut Schwandt

1991-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Reference table based k-anonymous private blocking  

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Privacy Preserving Record Linkage is an emerging field of research which attempts to deal with the classical linkage problem from a privacy preserving point of view. In this paper we propose a novel approach for performing Privacy Preserving Blocking ... Keywords: Privacy Preserving Record Linkage, clustering, k-anonymity, privacy, private blocking, reference tables

Alexandros Karakasidis; Vassilios S. Verykios

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Community Development Block Grant (Kansas) | Department of Energy  

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

Community Development Block Grant (Kansas) Community Development Block Grant (Kansas) Community Development Block Grant (Kansas) < Back Eligibility Commercial Municipal/Public Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Kansas Program Type Grant Program Provider Department of Commerce The Community Development Block Grant provides funds aimed at creating or retaining permanent jobs, which must be filled by a majority of low- and moderate-income persons. Eligible small city and county governments may apply for the Community Development Block Grant economic development funds to make infrastructure improvements designed to assist companies in creating jobs. These funds may also be used by a business to acquire land

235

Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Allocations Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Allocations April 10, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis After a review of eligibility criteria for the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, $16,429,000 in additional funding will go to 23 counties in Delaware, Kansas, and Louisiana to support energy efficiency projects. Delaware counties will receive $4,846,400; Kansas counties will receive $2,583,600; Louisiana counties will receive $8,999,000. On March 26, 2009, DOE released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for approximately $2.7 billion in estimated formula grants under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program of the American

236

Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program  

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

Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Allocations Update on Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program Allocations April 10, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis After a review of eligibility criteria for the Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, $16,429,000 in additional funding will go to 23 counties in Delaware, Kansas, and Louisiana to support energy efficiency projects. Delaware counties will receive $4,846,400; Kansas counties will receive $2,583,600; Louisiana counties will receive $8,999,000. On March 26, 2009, DOE released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for approximately $2.7 billion in estimated formula grants under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program of the American

237

Argonne CNM Highlight: Block copolymer lithography approach to nanoscale  

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Block copolymer lithography approach to nanoscale self-assembly Block copolymer lithography approach to nanoscale self-assembly hybrid organic-organomemtalliic block copolymer thin film cast on a silicon nitride membrane substrate This image created by Seth Darling and Nathan Ramanathan was selected for the September 2009 cover of Materials Today. Block copolymer lithography represents a promising next-generation alternative to traditional top-down methodologies. The figure shows an optical micrograph of a hybrid organic-organometallic block copolymer thin film cast on a silicon nitride membrane substrate, which reveals thickness-induced coloring effects reminiscent of art glass. This polymer self-assembles into an ordered nanoscale cylindrical morphology, the orientation of which can be controlled with film thickness. Cylinders

238

WALPERSDORF ET AL.: KINEMATICS OF THE SULA BLOCK, INDONESIA 1 Determining the Sula block kinematics in the  

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WALPERSDORF ET AL.: KINEMATICS OF THE SULA BLOCK, INDONESIA 1 Determining the Sula block kinematics in the triple junction area in Indonesia by GPS Andrea Walpersdorf 1 , and Christophe Vigny Ecole Normale Sup, Indonesia Abstract. The point of convergence of the Eurasian, Philippine, and Australian Plates, is situated

Vigny, Christophe

239

The Role of Land–Sea Topography in Blocking Formation in a Block–Eddy Interaction Model  

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This paper is an extension of a theoretical study by Luo on the effect of large-scale land–sea contrast (LSC) topography on the formation of an eddy-driven blocking. It is found that the topography term can be included explicitly in the blocking ...

Dehai Luo; Zhe Chen

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Bulk Vitrification Castable Refractory Block Protection Study  

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Bulk vitrification (BV) was selected for a pilot-scale test and demonstration facility for supplemental treatment to accelerate the cleanup of low-activity waste (LAW) at the Hanford U.S. DOE Site. During engineering-scale (ES) tests, a small fraction of radioactive Tc (and Re, its nonradioactive surrogate) were transferred out of the LAW glass feed and molten LAW glass, and deposited on the surface and within the pores of the castable refractory block (CRB). Laboratory experiments were undertaken to understand the mechanisms of the transport Tc/Re into the CRB during vitrification and to evaluate various means of CRB protection against the deposition of leachable Tc/Re. The tests used Re as a chemical surrogate for Tc. The tests with the baseline CRB showed that the molten LAW penetrates into CRB pores before it converts to glass, leaving deposits of sulfates and chlorides when the nitrate components decompose. Na2O from the LAW reacts with the CRB to create a durable glass phase that may contain Tc/Re. Limited data from a single CRB sample taken from an ES experiment indicate that, while a fraction of Tc/Re is present in the CRB in a readily leachable form, most of the Tc/Re deposited in the refractory is retained in the form of a durable glass phase. In addition, the molten salts from the LAW, mainly sulfates, chlorides, and nitrates, begin to evaporate from BV feeds at temperatures below 800 C and condense on solid surfaces at temperatures below 530 C. Three approaches aimed at reducing or preventing the deposition of soluble Tc/Re within the CRB were proposed: metal lining, sealing the CRB surface with a glaze, and lining the CRB with ceramic tiles. Metal liners were deemed unsuitable because evaluations showed that they can cause unacceptable distortions of the electric field in the BV system. Sodium silicate and a low-alkali borosilicate glaze were selected for testing. The glazes slowed down molten salt condensate penetration, but did little to reduce the penetration of molten salt. Out of several refractory tile candidates, only greystone and fused-cast alumina-zirconia-silica (AZS) refractory remained intact and well bonded to the CRB after firing to 1000 C. The deformation of the refractory-tile composite was avoided by prefiring the greystone tile to 800 C. Condensed vapors did not penetrate the tiles, but Re salts condensed on their surface. Refractory corrosion tests indicated that a 0.25-inch-thick greystone tile would not corrode during a BV melt. Tiles can reduce both vapor penetration and molten salt penetration, but vapor deposition above the melt line will occur even on tiles. The Tc/Re transport scenario was outlined as follows. At temperatures below 700 C, molten ionic salt (MIS) that includes all the Tc/Re penetrates, by capillarity, from the feed into the CRB open porosity. At approximately 750 C, the MIS decomposes through the loss of NOx, leaving mainly sulfate and chloride salts. The Na2O formed in the decomposition of the nitrates reacts with insoluble grains in the feed and with the aluminosilicates in the CRB to form more viscous liquids that reduce further liquid penetration into the CRB. At 800 to 1000 C, a continuous glass phase traps the remains of the MIS in the form of inclusions in the bulk glass melt. At 1000 to 1200 C, the salt inclusions in the glass slowly dissolve but also rise to the surface. The Tc/Re salts also evaporate from the free surface of the glass melt that is rapidly renewed by convective currents. The vapors condense on cooler surfaces in the upper portion of the CRB, the box lid, and the off-gas system.

Hrma, Pavel R.; Bagaasen, Larry M.; Beck, Andrew E.; Brouns, Thomas M.; Caldwell, Dustin D.; Elliott, Michael L.; Matyas, Josef; Minister, Kevin BC; Schweiger, Michael J.; Strachan, Denis M.; Tinsley, Bronnie P.; Hollenberg, Glenn W.

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Optimal block-tridiagonalization of matrices for coherent charge transport  

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Numerical quantum transport calculations are commonly based on a tight-binding formulation. A wide class of quantum transport algorithms require the tight-binding Hamiltonian to be in the form of a block-tridiagonal matrix. Here, we develop a matrix reordering algorithm based on graph partitioning techniques that yields the optimal block-tridiagonal form for quantum transport. The reordered Hamiltonian can lead to significant performance gains in transport calculations, and allows to apply conventional two-terminal algorithms to arbitrarily complex geometries, including multi-terminal structures. The block-tridiagonalization algorithm can thus be the foundation for a generic quantum transport code, applicable to arbitrary tight-binding systems. We demonstrate the power of this approach by applying the block-tridiagonalization algorithm together with the recursive Green's function algorithm to various examples of mesoscopic transport in two-dimensional electron gases in semiconductors and graphene.

Wimmer, Michael [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg (Germany)], E-mail: Michael.Wimmer@physik.uni-regensburg.de; Richter, Klaus [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Regensburg, 93040 Regensburg (Germany)

2009-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

242

Diffusivity and Mobility Data: Building Blocks for ICME  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Presentation Title, Diffusivity and Mobility Data: Building Blocks for ICME ... Elastic Strain Energy Effects on Grain Boundary Segregation and Solute Drag in ... Solidification Microstructure Characteristics: Benchmark Data Generated by In Situ ...

243

Instantaneous Wavelet Energetic Transfers between Atmospheric Blocking and Local Eddies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new wavelet energetics technique, based on best-shift orthonormal wavelet analysis (OWA) of an instantaneous synoptic map, is constructed for diagnosing nonlinear kinetic energy (KE) transfers in five observed blocking cases. At least 90% of ...

Aimé Fournier

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

T-587: Firefox Blocking Fraudulent Certificates | Department of Energy  

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

587: Firefox Blocking Fraudulent Certificates 587: Firefox Blocking Fraudulent Certificates T-587: Firefox Blocking Fraudulent Certificates March 24, 2011 - 3:05pm Addthis PROBLEM: Mozilla Security Advisory: Several invalid HTTPS certificates were placed on the certificate blacklist to prevent their misuse. PLATFORM: Firefox, Thunderbird, SeaMonkey ABSTRACT: Firefox Blocking Fraudulent Certificates. reference LINKS: MFSA 2011-11 Mozilla Bug 644012 Mozilla Security updates IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Firefox will crashes when trying to access a HTTPS website with a certificate that does not contain the fields issuerName. Mozilla has been informed about the issuance of several fraudulent SSL certificates for public websites. The certificates have been revoked by their issuer which should protect most users. This is not a

245

Strategies for incorporating functional block copolymers into polyelectrolyte multilayer coatings  

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This thesis explores the creation of thin film responsive hydrogel coatings via Layer-by Layer assembly (LbL) of temperature (T) responsive block copolymer - polyelectrolyte multilayers (PEMs). First, the LbL conditions ...

Tan, Wui Siew

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Aging Aluminum Alloy 7085 Mold Blocks Part II: Continuous ... - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jun 1, 2007 ... Aging Aluminum Alloy 7085 Mold Blocks Part II: Continuous Non-Isothermal Aging by J.T. Staley, Sr., E. Austin, D.B. Glanton, B. Godin, and G.

247

Aging Aluminum Alloy 7085 Mold Blocks Part 1 - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jun 1, 2007 ... Aging Aluminum Alloy 7085 Mold Blocks Part 1: Two-Step Aging by J.T. Staley; Sr.; H. Conrad; W. Crill; J. Grossman; and F. Skaria ...

248

A Simulation of Atmospheric Blocking with a Forced Barotropic Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nearly stationary states (NSSs) of the barotropic vorticity equation (BVE) on the sphere that are closely related to observed atmospheric blocking patterns have recently been derived. Examining the way such NSSs affect integrations of the BVE is ...

Jeffrey L. Anderson

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Two urban corners : a design exploration for the Holloway block  

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This thesis explores built possibilities for two public street corners at the Holloway Block in Burlington, Vermont The site is at the historic commercial center of the town, and consisted until recently of abandoned ...

Cabot, Thomas Dudley

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

VisionBlocks: A Social Computer Vision Framework  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vision Blocks (http://visionblocks.org) is an on demand, in-browser, customizable computer vision application publishing platform for masses. It empowers end-users (consumers)to create novel solutions for themselves that ...

Bendale, Abhijit

251

Simulation of bilinear flow in single matrix block drainage  

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This thesis presents modeling of bilinear flow in tight gas wells and its behavior on single matrix block drainage. The objectives of this research are to: simulate a tight gas well using matrix block drainage under constant production pwf and with a constant production rate; be able to predict the behavior of matrix block drainage; study the effect of natural fracture(s) near a well; examine the matrix block drainage in a natural fracture network; and to validate a matrix block drainage model with a hydraulic fracture analytical solution. Two different production scenarios, constant pwf and constant rate, are assigned to a tight gas well in matrix block drainage. Matrix block drainage has two distinct permeabilities; a low permeability matrix serves as the tight gas reservoir with a high permeability streak surrounding the matrix. A well only produces from the high permeability fracture. Models were run with different sensitivity cases toward fracture half length, xf, and fracture permeability kf,. The fracture half-length reflects on a/b aspect ratio. The analytical solution for hydraulic fracture developed by Cinco-Ley and Guppy serves as the validation of matrix block drainage. Analysis on the flow regimes which occurred for different geometries and properties are provided. The log-log diagnostic plot of pseudo-pressure drop/gas rates and the log-log plot of dimensionless pressure derivatives and dimensionless reciprocal production rates are presented. Finally, an attempt to normalize the late time and early time of all geometries and properties is presented to obtain one analytical solution.

Branajaya, Romi Triaji

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

sbc3r15 – SCSI Block Commands – 3  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Traditional storage devices pre-allocate physical storage for every possible logical block. There is a fixed one-to-one relationship between the physical storage and the logical storage (every logical block is permanently mapped to a physical block). Generally speaking, the physical capacity of the device is always the same as the logical capacity of the device (plus spares if any). The READ CAPACITY command reports the usable number of logical blocks to the application client. Historically, this has been referred to simply as the capacity of the device. These devices are fully provisioned. Thinly provisioned devices also report the capacity in the READ CAPACITY command, but they do not allocate (or map) their physical storage in the same way that fully provisioned devices do. Thinly provisioned devices do not necessarily have a permanent one-to-one relationship between the physical storage and the logical storage. Thinly provisioned devices may report a different capacity (in the READ CAPACITY command), than their actual physical capacity. These devices often report a larger capacity than the actual physical capacity for storing user data. As a result of the lack of a permanent mapping between physical storage and logical storage, the concept of different types of capacity is created. In addition, this creates the concepts of pools of blocks (allocated blocks, mapped blocks, available blocks, etc). This therefore requires the definition of several new terms. The proposed terms are listed in the definitions section in the body of the proposal. 1 of 16This may be represented pictorially as follows:

Available Pool

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

MWTF jumper connector integral seal block development and leak testing  

SciTech Connect

In fiscal year 1993, tests of an o-ring/tetraseal retainer designed to replace a gasket-type seal used in PUREX-type process jumper connectors encouraged the design of an improved seal block. This new seal block combines several parts into one unitized component called an integral seal block. This report summarizes development and leak testing of the new integral seal block. The integral seal block uses a standard o-ring nested in a groove to accomplish leak tightness. This seal block eliminates the need to machine acme threads into the lower skirt casting and seal retainers, eliminates tolerance stack-up, reduces parts inventory, and eliminates an unnecessary leak path in the jumper connector assembly. This report also includes test data on various types of o-ring materials subjected to heat and pressure. Materials tested included Viton, Kalrez, and fluorosilicone, with some incidental data on teflon coated silicone o-rings. Test experience clearly demonstrates the need to test each seal material for temperature and pressure in its intended application. Some materials advertised as being {open_quotes}better{close_quotes} at higher temperatures did not perform up to expectations. Inspection of the fluorosilicone and Kalrez seals after thermal testing indicates that they are much more susceptible to heat softening than Viton.

Ruff, E.S.; Jordan, S.R.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Preliminary survey of tuff distribution in Esmeralda, Nye, and Lincoln Counties, Nevada  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report inventories the surface distribution of silicic tuffs in Nye, Esmeralda, and Lincoln Counties, NV, based on a review of available literature. The inventory was taken to provide a data base in evaluating tuff sites for the disposal of high-level nuclear waste. Silicic ash-flow tuffs that are about 11 to 34 million years (my) old are widespread in these counties. These rocks are locally deformed by right-lateral movement along Walker Lane and the Las Vegas Shear Zone, and left-lateral movement along a zone from near the Nevada Test Site (NTS) to the Utah border, and are commonly offset by steeply dipping normal faults. The normal faults that bound horsts, grabens, and tilted-fault blocks of the Basin-and-Range Province began to form 30 my ago; some are still active. Tuff distribution is discussed on a regional basis. Tuff thicknesses and alterations, structural complexity, and proximity to recent faulting, recent volcanism, and mineral resources are discussed for each area. Although the literature on which it is based is often incomplete and sketchy, this report is intended to serve as a basis for future, more detailed work that includes initial field inspection, detailed field and laboratory studies, and extrapolations to the subsurface.

Smith, G.V.; Pink, T.S.; Lawrence, J.R.; Woodward, L.A.; Keil, K.; Lappin, A.R.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Phase Behavior of Polystyrene-block-poly(2-vinylpyridine) Copolymers in a Selective Ionic Liquid Solvent  

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to the change i n the block copolymer's glass transitionthe glass transition temperature o f the neat block copoly-and block copolymers. The addition o f salt to P E O increases the glass

Virgili, Justin M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Building Blocks for Generalized Heterotic/F-theory Duality  

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In this note we propose a generalization of heterotic/F-theory duality. We introduce a set of non-compact building blocks which we glue together to reach compact examples of generalized duality pairs. The F-theory building blocks consist of non-compact elliptically fibered Calabi-Yau fourfolds which also admit a K3 fibration. The compact elliptic model obtained by gluing need not have a globally defined K3 fibration. By replacing the K3 fiber of each F-theory building block with a T^2, we reach building blocks in a heterotic dual vacuum which includes a position dependent dilaton and three-form flux. These building blocks are glued together to reach a heterotic flux background. We argue that in these vacua, the gauge fields of the heterotic string become localized, and remain dynamical even when gravity decouples. This enables a heterotic dual for the hyperflux GUT breaking mechanism which has recently figured prominently in F-theory GUT models. We illustrate our general proposal with some explicit examples.

Jonathan J. Heckman; Hai Lin; Shing-Tung Yau

2013-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

257

Energy Efficiency and COl15ervation Block Grant Program  

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

COl15ervation Block Grant Program COl15ervation Block Grant Program Apptication submitted by the Chippewa Tribe of MN on behalf of the White Earth Band Energy Efficiency Retrofits The American Rccovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111-5, appropriates funding for thc Department of Energy (DOE) to issue/award fonnula-based grants to states, U.S. territories, units ofloeal government, and Indian tribes under the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program. DOE's authorization for this program is set forth in Title V, Subtitle E, of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of2007. This CX determination is applicable to DOE elements reviewing and awarding fonnula- based and competitive grants under the EECBG Program, and includes, but is not limited to, EECBG Program

258

Surface code implementation of block code state distillation  

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State distillation is the process of taking a number of imperfect copies of a particular quantum state and producing fewer better copies. Until recently, the lowest overhead method of distilling states |A>=(|0>+e^{i\\pi/4}|1>)/\\sqrt{2} produced a single improved |A> state given 15 input copies. New block code state distillation methods can produce k improved |A> states given 3k+8 input copies, potentially significantly reducing the overhead associated with state distillation. We construct an explicit surface code implementation of block code state distillation and quantitatively compare the overhead of this approach to the old. We find that, using the best available techniques, for parameters of practical interest, block code state distillation does not always lead to lower overhead, and, when it does, the overhead reduction is typically less than a factor of three.

Austin G. Fowler; Simon J. Devitt; Cody Jones

2013-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

259

Block Tensor Decomposition for Source Apportionment of Air Pollution  

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The ambient particulate chemical composition data with three particle diameter sizes (2.5mmDetroit, MI is examined. Standard multiway (tensor) methods like PARAFAC and Tucker tensor decompositions have been applied extensively to many chemical data. However, for multiple particle sizes, the source apportionment analysis calls for a novel multiway factor analysis. We apply the regularized block tensor decomposition to the collected air sample data. In particular, we use the Block Term Decomposition (BTD) in rank-(L;L;1) form to identify nine pollution sources (Fe+Zn, Sulfur with Dust, Road Dust, two types of Metal Works, Road Salt, Local Sulfate, and Homogeneous and Cloud Sulfate).

Hopke, Philip K; Li, Na; Navasca, Carmeliza

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Lignin-blocking treatment of biomass and uses thereof  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Disclosed is a method for converting cellulose in a lignocellulosic biomass. The method provides for a lignin-blocking polypeptide and/or protein treatment of high lignin solids. The treatment enhances cellulase availability in cellulose conversion. Cellulase efficiencies are improved by the protein or polypeptide treatment. The treatment may be used in combination with steam explosion and acid prehydrolysis techniques. Hydrolysis yields from lignin containing biomass are enhanced 5-20%, and enzyme utilization is increased from 10% to 50%. Thus, a more efficient and economical method of processing lignin containing biomass materials utilizes a polypeptide/protein treatment step that effectively blocks lignin binding of cellulase.

Yang, Bin (Hanover, NH); Wyman, Charles E. (Norwich, VT)

2009-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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261

Electrically conductive doped block copolymer of polyacetylene and polyisoprene  

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An electrically conductive block copolymer of polyisoprene and polyacetyl and a method of making the same are disclosed. The polymer is prepared by first polymerizing isoprene with n-butyllithium in a toluene solution to form an active isoprenyllithium polymer. The active polymer is reacted with an equimolar amount of titanium butoxide and subsequently exposed to gaseous acetylene. A block copolymer of polyisoprene and polyacetylene is formed. The copolymer is soluble in common solvents and may be doped with I.sub.2 to give it an electrical conductivity in the metallic regime.

Aldissi, Mahmoud (Los Alamos, NM)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Spam Blocking with a Dynamically Updated Firewall Ruleset,’’ LISA  

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In this paper, we detail our methods for controlling spam at a small ISP, reducing both resource usage and customer complaints. We will discuss our initial unsuccessful tactics, and the resulting development of our unique spam blocking system. Deny-Spammers classifies hosts as probable spammers and inserts those hosts into a dynamically updated firewall ruleset on our mail server, thereby effectively blocking the host from making an SMTP connection to our mail server. Our analysis demonstrates that this has been effective in reducing the amount of spam that our customers receive, and the burden on our limited resources.

Deeann M. M. Mikula; Chris Tracy; Mike Holling; Telerama Public; Access Internet

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

A new algorithm for trademark image retrieval based on sub-block of polar coordinates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The sub-block-based image retrieval method utilizes global and local image features to retrieve trademarks through separating individual an images into some blocks. This paper proposes a sub-block-based trademark image retrieval algorithm under the polar ... Keywords: mirror invariant performance, sub-block image, trademark retrieval

Bei-Ji Zou; Yi Yao; Ling Zhang

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Where is the North ChinaSouth China block boundary in eastern China?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Where is the North China­South China block boundary in eastern China? Michel Faure, Wei Lin of the North China and South China blocks. The eastern extension of the belt (the Sulu area) consists and the lack of ocean-basin rock shows that the boundary between the North China block and South China block

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

265

One Block Off The Grid | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

One Block Off The Grid One Block Off The Grid Jump to: navigation, search Logo: One Block Off the Grid Name One Block Off the Grid Address 164 South Park Place San Francisco, California Zip 94107 Sector Solar Year founded 2008 Number of employees 11-50 Website http://www.1bog.org Coordinates 37.7809395°, -122.3947908° 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":37.7809395,"lon":-122.3947908,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Iteration complexity of randomized block-coordinate descent ...  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

was supported in part by the Centre for Numerical algorithms and Intelligent Software ... The nature and structure of data describing the problem may be an ... next block is available when needed which may not always be realistic. .... transform the problem into a box constrained smooth problem by doubling the dimension.

267

Kalman filter model for determining block and trickle SNM losses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes an integrated decision procedure for deciding whether a diversion of SNM has occurred. Two possible types of diversion are considered: a block loss during a single time period and a cumulative trickle loss over several time periods. The methodology used is based on a compound Kalman filter model. Numerical examples will illustrate our approach.

Barlow, R.E.; Durst, M.J.; Smiriga, N.G.

1982-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

268

Winter and Summer Northern Hemisphere Blocking in CMIP5 Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The frequencies of atmospheric blocking in both winter and summer and the changes in them from the twentieth to the twenty-first centuries as simulated in 12 models from phase 5 of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP5) are analyzed. ...

Giacomo Masato; Brian J. Hoskins; Tim Woollings

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

Spam Blocking with a Dynamically Updated Firewall Ruleset  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we detail our methods for controlling spam at a small ISP, reducing both resource usage and customer complaints. We will discuss our initial unsuccessful tactics, and the resulting development of our unique spam blocking system. Deny-Spammers ...

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems  

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

Power Block R&D for CSP Systems Power Block R&D for CSP Systems to someone by E-mail Share SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on Facebook Tweet about SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on Twitter Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on Google Bookmark SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on Delicious Rank SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on Digg Find More places to share SunShot Initiative: Power Block R&D for CSP Systems on AddThis.com... Concentrating Solar Power Systems Components Collectors Receivers Power Block Thermal Storage Systems Analysis Competitive Awards Staff Photovoltaics Systems Integration Balance of Systems Power Block R&D for CSP Systems Power plant components and systems for concentrating solar power (CSP)

271

Semantic Building Blocks for 21st Century Building Engineering  

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Semantic Building Blocks for 21st Century Building Engineering Semantic Building Blocks for 21st Century Building Engineering Speaker(s): Mark Palmer Date: October 2, 2009 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 The Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) works to advance innovation and competitiveness of the U.S. building and fire safety industries. This presentation will introduce some of the work at BFRL to improve the design, construction and operation of the built environment and to advance the semantic infrastructure for integrated project design and delivery. With this context established, the presentation will examine research challenges and next steps for developing reference information models, industry data dictionaries and rule libraries for multidisciplinary collaboration to

272

Multidimensional Coded Modulation in Block-Fading Channnels  

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We study the problem of constructing coded modulation schemes over multidimensional signal sets in Nakagami-$m$ block-fading channels. In particular, we consider the optimal diversity reliability exponent of the error probability when the multidimensional constellation is obtained as the rotation of classical complex-plane signal constellations. We show that multidimensional rotations of full dimension achieve the optimal diversity reliability exponent, also achieved by Gaussian constellations. Multidimensional rotations of full dimension induce a large decoding complexity, and in some cases it might be beneficial to use multiple rotations of smaller dimension. We also study the diversity reliability exponent in this case, which yields the optimal rate-diversity-complexity tradeoff in block-fading channels with discrete inputs.

Fabregas, Albert Guillen i

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Energy Conservation Analysis of Three-Row-Hole Hollow Blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In recent years, solid clay blocks have been forbidden in large and middle cities with the wall reformation policy issued in China. Many kinds of new wall materials have appeared in the market, but little research has been done on these new materials' energy conserving effects. The government of China adopted forcible energy conserving measures in the building industry in 2005. Because of this, more attention is being paid to the energy-conserving ability of the wall material. In this paper, we investigate the thermal properties of two different kinds of three-row-hole blocks through experiments, analyze their energy conserving index, and suggest ways to save energy based on the results of the investigation.

Chen, G.; Li, H.; Liu, Z.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Pauli blocking in the nuclear medium. pi. N transition matrix  

SciTech Connect

We give an analytic expression for the in-medium nonstatic ..pi..N transition matrix in nuclear matter. Pauli blocking and spreading effects are included explicitly. Spin-flip terms are retained. We discuss the modifications of the free-space amplitude as a function of energy and density and show that large dynamical isospin effects are expected in pion scattering on heavy nuclei.

Moniz, E.J.; Sevgen, A.

1981-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Equity Effects of Increasing-Block Electricity Pricing  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Utility regulators frequently attempt to use tariff structures to pursue both distributional and efficiency goals. Efficiency necessitates setting prices as close to marginal costs as possible while still allowing the firm to cover its costs. The common distributional goal is to protect low-income customers from high prices. Perhaps nowhere is the conflict between these goals greater than in the use of increasing-block residential utility pricing, in which the marginal price to the customer increases as the customer’s usage rises. Since the 2000-01 California electricity crisis, the state has adopted some of the most steeply increasing-block tariffs in electric utility history, but the distributional and efficiency effects have not been analyzed in detail. Using a novel approach for matching customer bill data with census data on area income distributions, I derive estimates of the income redistribution effected by the increasing-block tariffs used by California regulated electric utilities. I find that the rate structure does redistribute income to lower-income groups, but that the effect is fairly modest, particularly compared to a means-tested program also in use. While the distributional impact of these tariffs do not seem to be large, the efficiency costs may not be great either. Examining the distribution of customer demand

Severin Borenstein

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Flow controlled solvent vapor annealing of block copolymers for lithographic applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Self-assembly of block copolymer thin-films may provide an inexpensive alternative to patterning lithographic features below the resolution limits of traditional optical methods. Block copolymers (BCPs) are polymers made ...

Gotrik, Kevin Willy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Department of Energy Awards $300,000 Block Grant to the Rocky...  

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

300,000 Block Grant to the Rocky Flats Community Reuse Organization Department of Energy Awards 300,000 Block Grant to the Rocky Flats Community Reuse Organization Department of...

278

Building Blocks for Mobile Games : A multiplayer framework for App Inventor for Android  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Building Blocks for Mobile Games is a client-server multiplayer game-building-framework for the App Inventor for Android platform. The Building Blocks for Mobile Games multiplayer framework includes an App Inventor component ...

Magnuson, Bill

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

The Local Balances of Vorticity and Heat for Blocking Anticyclones in a Spectral General Circulation Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Blocking anticyclones that appear in perpetual January simulations of a spectral general circulation model are examined. Blocks in three geographical regions are studied: the North Pacific, the North Atlantic and western North America. Local time-...

Steven L. Mullen

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Effects of Transient Eddies on Blocking Flows: General Circulation Model Experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prediction of blocking flows by a comprehensive general circulation model is still not satisfactory. A large portion of the unskillful forecasts can be traced to the model's inability to predict the evolution of blocking beyond a few days into ...

Wilbur Y. Chen; Hann-ming Henry Juang

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of an Ecohydrologic-Process Model Approach to Estimating Annual Mountain-Block Recharge.  

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??Magruder, Ian, M.S., December 2006 Geology Evaluation of an Ecohydrologic-Process Model Approach to Estimating Annual Mountain-Block Recharge Chairperson: Dr. William Woessner Regional subsurface mountain-block recharge… (more)

Magruder, Ian Auguste

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

The Role of Wave Breaking, Linear Instability, and PV Transports in Model Block Onset  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To understand mechanisms responsible for the onset of atmospheric blocks, the authors study model blocks that form in a two-layer isentropic primitive equation model. The latter includes diabatic heating, parameterized as a Newtonian relaxation ...

Manuel S. F. V. de Pondeca; Albert Barcilon; Xiaolei Zou

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Block copolymer photonic crystals : towards self-assembled active optical elements  

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Block copolymers have proven to be a unique materials platform for easily fabricated large-area photonic crystals. While the basic concept of block copolymer based photonic band gap materials has been well demonstrated, ...

Yoon, Jongseung

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Kinematically consistent, elastic block model for the eastern Mediterranean constrained by GPS measurements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I use a Global Positioning System (GPS) velocity field to constrain block models of the eastern Mediterranean and surrounding regions that account for the angular velocities of constituent blocks and elastic strain ...

Lawrence, Shawn A. (Shawn Adam), 1975-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Subgrid Scale Physics in 1-Month Forecasts. Part II: Systematic Error and Blocking Forecasts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The capability of blocking prediction is investigated with respect to four models of different subgrid scale parameterization packages, which were described in Part I. In order to assess the capability, blocking indices are defined, and threat ...

K. Miyakoda; J. Sirutis

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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

0 0 Recipien, ..ounty of Westmoreland, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Energy Efficiency & Conservation Programs for Buildings & Facilities All County Building Energy Audits A9 Energy Efficiency Retrofits B5.1 Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historical Preservation clauses. Energy Efficiency & Conservation Strategy A9, All, B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity Prohibited: Any implantation of projects/construction activities without NEPA approval from DOE Renewable Energy Technologies on Government Buildings B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits

287

Gamma radiation induced degradation in PE-PP block copolymer  

SciTech Connect

In the present investigation, effect of gamma irradiation on the PP-PE block copolymer has been studied. The polymer has been subjected to gamma irradiation from 100 to 500 Mrad dosages. Characterization of the polymer using XRD and FTIR was done both before irradiation and after irradiation in each step. Effect of irradiation on the electrical properties of the material has also been studied. FTIR study shows that the sample loses C - C stretching mode of vibration but gains C=C stretching mode of vibration after irradiation. Present investigation clearly indicates that though the electrical conductivity increases in the material, it undergoes degradation and shows brittleness due to irradiation.

Ravi, H. R.; Sreepad, H. R.; Ahmed, Khaleel; Govindaiah, T. N. [P.G. Department of Physics, Government College (Autonomous), Mandya - 571401, Karnataka State (India)

2012-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

288

Algorithm 741: least-squares solution of a linear, bordered, block-diagonal system of equations  

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A package of Fortran subroutines is presented for the least-squares solution of a system of overdetermined, full-rank, linear equations with single-bordered block-diagonal structure. This structure allows for a natural sequential processing, one block ... Keywords: bordered block-diagonal equations, least-squares solutions, sparse systems

Richard D. Ray

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

290

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

291

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

292

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

293

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

294

Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes  

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Proton Channel Orientation in Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Proton Channel Orientation in Block-Copolymer Electrolyte Membranes Print Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00 Fuel cells have the potential to provide power for a wide variety of applications ranging from electronic devices to transportation vehicles. Cells operating with H2 and air as inputs and electric power and water as the only outputs are of particular interest because of their ability to produce power without degrading the environment. Polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs), with hydrophilic, proton-conducting channels embedded in a structurally sound hydrophobic matrix, play a central role in the operation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. PEMs are humidified by contact with air (the presence of water in PEMs is essential for proton transport). In addition, PEMs must transport protons to catalyst sites, which are typically crystalline solids such as platinum. The arrangement of the hydrophilic domains in the vicinity of both air and solid substrates is thus crucial. A University of California, Berkeley, and Berkeley Lab group has now provided the first set of data on morphology of PEMs at interfaces by a combination of x-ray scattering and microscopy.

295

Single Helix to Double Gyroid in Chiral Block Copolymers  

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An order-order phase transition of chiral block copolymers (BCPs*) from single helix to double gyroid (H* {yields} G) through a nucleation and growth process was demonstrated. The H* and G phases can be obtained by solution casting from fast and slow solvent evaporation, respectively, suggesting that the H* phase is a metastable phase. Consequently, the coexistence of H* and G phases can be found in the solution-cast samples from intermediate solvent evaporation. To truly examine the transition mechanism of the H* {yields} G, electron tomography was carried out to directly visualize the morphological evolution in real space, in particular, the transition zone at interface. Unlike the mechanisms for the transitions of block copolymers (BCPs) by considering the interdomain spacing matching, a significant mismatch in the lattices for the H* {yields} G was found. Consequently, the transition may require an adjustment on the geometric dimensions to justify corresponding lattice mismatch. As a result, the morphological observations from electron tomography offer new insights into BCP phase transitions.

C Chen; H Hsueh; Y Chiang; R Ho; S Akasaka; H Hasegawa

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

296

Deuteration Can Impact Micellization Pressure and Cloud Pressure of Polystyrene-block-polybutadiene and Polystyrene-block-polyisoprene in Compressible Propane  

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The deuterated homopolymers and their corresponding polystyrene-block-polybutadiene and polystyrene-block-polyisoprene copolymers require lower cloud pressures than their hydrogenous analogues to dissolve in a compressible alkane solvent, such as propane. For symmetric diblocks, deuteration reduces the micellization pressure. By contrast, for asymmetric diblocks with a long diene block relative to the styrene block, deuteration can increase the micellization pressure. All in all, however, the deuteration effects, while measurable, do not qualitatively change the principal diblock properties in compressible propane solutions, such as pressure-induced micelle decomposition, micelle formation and micelle size, and their temperature dependence. Therefore, isotope labeling should be a useful approach to neutron-scattering characterization for styrene-diene block copolymers in compressible alkane systems.

Winoto, Winoto [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Shen, Youqin [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Radosz, Maciej [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Hong, Kunlun [ORNL; Mays, Jimmy [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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685 685 Recipier -ounty of Clark ., NV ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Comprehensive Building A9 This NEPA determination is limited to Energy audits and Energy All conducting audits/compiling the results of Conservation Measures B5.1 the audits/and making recommendations and the installation of an energy software system and real-time energy meters only. Building Energy Retro fits B2.5 Waste Stream Clause B5.1 Historic Preservation Clause Engineering clause *This NEPA determination is limited to retrofits and EE activities on existing buildings only. RE activities are prohibited pending further NEPA review. 2 30kw Solar power arrays at

298

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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6 6 Recipient: County of Clark ) 114.4- ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) County property biomass A9, All This NEPA determination is limited to conducting audits, studies, outreach and education only. Solar installation B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Recycle cart promotion program A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause should be applied to replacement of old bins. Residential and commercial conservation A9, All This NEPA determination is limited to conducting audits, studies, outreach and education only. LED replacement for Traffic Signals B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Smart Powerstrips

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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3 3 Recipient. _aunty of Montgomery, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Home Energy Loan Program Fully Conditioned This activity is not ready for NEPA review. The loan program is still under development by the recipient and should be reviewed when the details of the program have been finalized by the recipient. Energy Conservation & Renewable Energy in County Buildings A9 This CX applies to Energy Scoping Studies, Measurement and Verification and Program Administration tasks only. All ECM/REM Funding and Buy-Down tasks are subject to further NEPA review when specific tasks have been determined by the recipient.

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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12 Recipient: County of Hidalgo, Texas 12 Recipient: County of Hidalgo, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Categorical Exclusion Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Activity 1 - Sunset Park 85.1 Waste St ream Clause Efficient Ught Project **This NEPA determination applies to the LED light project only. Activity 2 - Hidalgo County, 85.1 Waste Stream Clause Pct 2 Multipurpose Building Historic Preservation Clause Renewable Energy Engineering Clause Component Activity 3 - Solar Power 85.1 Waste Stream Clause Retrofit of Multi-Purpose Historic Preservation Clause Facilities Engineering Clause Activity 4 - Energy Efficiency 85.1 Waste Stream Clause and Conservation Through Historic Preservation Clause

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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068 068 Re ent: City of Reno, NV ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Reno Interior Energy Efficiency Retrofits; Reno Exterior Energy Efficiency Retrofits; Reno Solar Onsite Renewable Energy; Reno Wind Onsite Renewable Energy 83.1, B5.1 Waste Stream, Historical Preservation, and Engineering Clauses Wind Turbines Only: Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity. Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activity without NEPA approval from DOE Design and Size of the wind turbines needs to be supplied to DOE for NEPA Analysis. Additional Comments: Design and Size of the wind turbines needs to be supplied to DOE for NEPA

302

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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7 7 Recipient: county of Monterey, CA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Retrofit on and off road vehicles with diesel particulate trap filters B5.1 Waste Stream clause Installation of PV system to Serve County of Monterey Laurel Yard Facilities A9, All This activity is conditioned pending further NEPA review. Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Tracking System A9, All None. EE Ordinance and Incentive Development A9, All None. Investment Grade Energy Audit for County Facilities A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Public EE Education Program A9, All None. Additional Comments: Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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0847 0847 Recipient: City of .viadison, WI ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) LED Street Lights B2.5 B5.1 Waste Stream Clause *Replacement of existing fixtures to EE lighting. Anaerobic Food Waste Digester - Pilot Study A9 All C12 *This NEPA determination is limited to conducting the waste stream study, feasibility study and preliminary engineering for an Anaerobic Food Waste Digester facility only. *Recipient needs to provide technical and site specific information for this activity. *Allowable: Any administrative actions associated with this activity. Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activities without

304

Quantum toy-model escape to Jordan-block horizon  

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An an exactly solvable quantum model is found to sample the evolution towards the sudden and complete loss of observability. For the purpose we choose an N-level system. While the time runs from 0 to 1, the process (leading to the collapse) is controlled by a toy-model Hamiltonian H and by a unitary-evolution guaranteeing minimally anisotropic (i.e., unique) Hilbert-space metric. The process of the degeneracy of the real N-plet of energy levels is studied without the usual assumption of adiabaticity. The initial Hamiltonian is diagonal, the initial metric is chosen as identity. Once the system reaches the observability horizon, the metric becomes singular (of rank one) while the end-point Hamiltonian acquires the canonical Jordan-block form (i.e., it loses its diagonalizability). An optimal measure of the distance from the final catastrophe is finally found in a universal, exact formula for the spectrum of the metric.

Miloslav Znojil

2012-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

305

Action with Acceleration II: Euclidean Hamiltonian and Jordan Blocks  

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The Euclidean action with acceleration has been analyzed in [1], hereafter cited as reference I, for its Hamiltonian and path integral. In this paper, the state space of the Hamiltonian is analyzed for the case when it is pseudo-Hermitian (equivalent to a Hermitian Hamiltonian), as well as the case when it is inequivalent. The propagator is computed using both creation/destruction operators as well as the path integral. A state space calculation of the propagator shows the crucial role played by the dual state vectors that yields a result impossible to obtain from a Hermitian Hamiltonian acting on a Hilbert space. When it is not pseudo-Hermitian, the Hamiltonian is shown to be a direct sum of Jordan blocks.

Belal E. Baaquie

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

306

Sealed Battery Block Provided With A Cooling System  

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The present invention relates to a sealed battery block operating at a pressure of at least 1 bar relative, the battery including a container made of a plastics material and made up of a lid and of a case subdivided into wells by at least one partition, said battery being provided with a cooling system including two cheek plates made of a plastics material and co-operating with the outside faces of respective ones of two opposite walls of said case, each cheek plate co-operating with the corresponding wall to define a compartment provided with a plurality of ribs forming baffles for fluid flow purposes, and with an inlet orifice and an outlet orifice for the fluid, said battery being characterized in that each of said ribs extends in a direction that forms an angle relative to the plane of said partition lying in the range 60.degree. to 90.degree..

Verhoog, Roelof (Bordeaux, FR); Barbotin, Jean-Loup (Pompignac, FR)

1999-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

307

Preliminary assessment of the modular block power plant concept  

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Adding capacity to coal-fired plants in small increments of an overall integrated program may be the solution to the 10-year lead time required for the construction of a new plant. A preliminary study evaluates the technical and economic feasibility of a modular natural gas and coal-fired combined-cycle power plant which can be installed in three distinct phases. The plant sizes are suitable for large industrial and utility applications. The Modular Block Power Plant (MBPP) concept offers the advantages of phase construction, lower capital cost, lower cost electricity, lower air emissions, lower water requirements, and reduced solid waste discharge. Other advantages include part load availability, reduced coal inventory requirements, and easier plant siting. 11 figures, 4 tables.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE  

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726 726 Recipien, _ity of Wichita, KS ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewers Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Century II Cardboard Recycling B5.1 None Occupancy Sensors for Lighting Controls for City Hall B5.1 Waste stream, Historic Preservation and engineering clauses. Energy efficient chiller and cooling tower for Environmental Services building B5.1 Waste stream, historical preservation, engineering clauses. New equipment cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Comprehensive Community Energy Efficiency & Air Emissions Program A9, All, B5.1 All administrative activities, audits, outreach, and technical advice should be CX'd. All EE activities are subject to the

309

Power electronic building block (PEDD) workshop. Trip report  

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I attended the Power Electronic Building Block (PEBB) workshop at DOE HQ on June 21,1995. Accompanying me was Doug Hopkins, who is contracting with the Lab through Mark Newton on power electronics. The PEBB concept, and the workshop in particular, are sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and DOE. The general concept behind PEBB is a ``second electronics revolution`` facilitated by a single-package, smart, multi-function power control block. The PEBB will potentially replace all conventional power electronic elements at scales from watts to megawatts, thus shifting power engineering from circuit design to system design. ONR is interested because power distribution aboard ships is expensive, complex, and bulky, and getting worse. The same applies to aircraft and many other military systems. DOE`s interest is in electric vehicles, utility power systems, and various end-use applications such as adjustable speed drives. There was obvious enthusiasm from industry, academia, and Government at this workshop. The PEBB concept is in its infancy. Exactly what a PEBB will encompass is still up for discussion. What is certain is that everything is up to industry: standards, innovations, marketing strategies, etc. ONR and DOE are only acting as facilitators and coordinators, and perhaps offering a little seed money. The program will be long-term but fast-paced, relying on concurrent engineering in a serious way. Great strides are required in semiconductors, packaging, controls, and system design. ONR want to put a big knee in the historic power density and dollar-per-watt curves, starting right now.

Johnson, G.W.

1995-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

310

How to create formatted blocks to hold OpenEI wiki content | OpenEI  

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How to create formatted blocks to hold OpenEI wiki content How to create formatted blocks to hold OpenEI wiki content Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Rmckeel's picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 25 June, 2013 - 07:39 content formatting user interface wiki The OpenEI wiki frontpage uses "boxes" that help organize content. These boxes are frequently re-used across the site. While there is an easy way of doing this - the FlexiBlock template - the frontpage was just now converted to using that format. The FlexiBlock format is a more elegant and less error-prone way to use the frontpage block formats, rather than creating nested divs. It also ensures we can update the format of the boxes sitewide easily if we ever need to (and we probably will). If you or someone you know is using the frontpage blocks, please switch to

311

Succinic Acid-A Model Building Block for Chemical Production from Renewable Resources  

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One of the major considerations for the development of new technologies that can be utilized in a corn wet mill for the production of new chemical products is the concept of platform building blocks. This concept is based on the fact that a single building block has the potential to create a significant number of final products. Succinic acid represents a building block that can be used as a starting material for producing a large number of commodity and specialty chemicals.

Werpy, Todd A.; Frye, John G.; Holladay, John E.

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

On the performance of a direct parallel method for solving separable elliptic equations based on block cyclic reduction  

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Keywords: block cyclic reduction, direct method, parallel computing, partial fractions, separable elliptic

Kevin Kelleher; S. Lakshmivarahan; Sudarshan Dhall

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Deciphering of six blocks of Gondwanan origin within Eastern Indonesia (South East Asia) Michel Villeneuvea ,  

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the western extension of the Papua-New Guinea Island while the Irian Jaya block is still linked to the North

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

314

Analysis of Order Formation in Block Copolymer Thin Films Using Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering  

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Radiation Laboratory (SSRL). The beamline was configuredwere performed at the SSRL. Both are national userassistance at the SSRL. Table 1: Block Copolymer

Virgili, Justin M.; Tao, Yuefei; Kortright, Jeffrey B.; Balsara, Nitash P.; Segalman, Rachel A.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Nanostructure of Solid Precipitates Obtained by Expansion of Polystyrene-block-Polybutadiene Solutions in Near Critical Propane: Block Ratio and Micellar Solution Effects  

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In contrast to incompressible liquid solutions, compressible near-critical solutions of block copolymers allow for controlling rapid structure transformations with pressure alone. For example, when dissolved in near-critical propane, polystyrene-block-polybutadiene can form a random molecular solution at high pressures, a micellar solution at moderate pressures, and a solvent-free precipitate at low pressures. In contrast to the unstructured virgin copolymer, such a propane-treated precipitate rapidly self-assembles toward structures characteristic of equilibrated block copolymers, such as lamellae, spheres, or cylinders, which depend on the block ratio rather than on the decompression rate or temperature, at least within the rate and temperature ranges investigated in this work. At lower temperatures, however, say below 40 C, glass transition of the styrene-butadiene diblocks can inhibit independent structure formation, while crystallization of their hydrogenated-butadiene analogues can preserve the micellar-solution structure.

Green, Jade [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Tyrrell, Zachary [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Radosz, Maciej [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Hong, Kunlun [ORNL; Mays, Jimmy [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

A Barotropic Envelope Rossby Soliton Model for Block–Eddy Interaction. Part III: Wavenumber Conservation Theorems for Isolated Blocks and Deformed Eddies  

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In a series of previous papers, an envelope Rossby soliton theory was formulated to investigate the interaction between a preexisting planetary wave and synoptic-scale eddies leading to a typical blocking flow. In this paper, numerical and ...

Dehai Luo

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Blocked and recovered memories of affective, distinctive, and neutral paragraphs  

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Highly affective memories have been thought to be longer lasting and more detailed than other memories, and many experimental results have supported this assertion. The apparent robustness of these memories, however, may result from their high distinctiveness, rather than their emotional content. Two experiments tested free and cued recall for negative affect, distinctive, and neutral paragraphs. Experiment 1 compared neutral and negative affect paragraphs using a blocked and recovered memory technique. Affective paragraphs were remembered significantly better than neutral paragraphs in free recall of paragraph titles, regardless of condition. Details of neutral paragraphs were remembered significantly better than affective paragraphs, regardless of condition. No recovery effect was found. Experiment 2 compared distinctive and neutral paragraphs using the same technique. Free recall of paragraph titles did not differ between paragraph types. Neutral paragraphs were remembered better than distinctive paragraphs in cued recall, regardless of condition. Participants remembered significantly more with cued recall, and significantly more in the forget condition, and distinctive paragraphs were subject to a much greater forgetting effect than neutral paragraphs. It is unclear why a robust forgetting effect, using these stimuli, was not found. Consistent with previous literature, affective stimuli were remembered well, but inconsistently, distinctive stimuli were not. These results provide support for the claim that negative affect memories are more robust than other memories. This may result from their inherent emotional content as opposed to their being distinctive in some way.

Corbisier, Barbara Lynn

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Flat | Open Energy Information  

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Flat Flat Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Flat Dictionary.png Flat: A relatively smooth landscape with no topographic relief Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression Resurgent Dome Complex The North Brawley Geothermal Power Plant is located in the Imperial Valley, California, a broad valley with flat topographic features. http://www.pcl.com/Projects-that-Inspire/Pages/North-Brawley-Geothermal-Power-Plant.aspx# Flat terrains are characterized by the absence of major topographic features. Flat topography is typically encountered in areas that have

319

Prudhoe Bay western peripheral development using three-dimensional seismic  

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The western periphery of the Prudhoe Bay field, known as the West End or Eileen area, is characterized by a relatively gentle southwestern regional dip cut by numerous normal faults with up to 500 ft of throw. These faults displace the Permian-Triassic reservoir sandstones against Jurassic shales. A detailed structural map was interpreted from three-dimensional seismic data acquired in 1984 and 1985. Three distinct and coherent trends of faulting are evident from the data: north-south, northwest-southeast, and east-west. These faults were aliased by the earlier two-dimensional data grid and could not be connected in a coherent manner consistent with suppositions of the stress directions. The added detail to the structural maps will allow development of narrow, oil-filled horst blocks and should prevent drilling of dry holes in narrow grabens as has occurred prior to the three-dimensional data acquisition. Seventy-two 80-ac wells and up to four horizontal gas injectors are planned for the area, with drilling commencing from new surface facilities in 1988. Upon the successful completion of a horizontal and an 88/sup 0/ highangle well from existing facilities, the utility and shortcomings of the data interpretations were illuminated. The high-angle well encountered only 40% of the prognosed oil column, which is believed to be a consequence of an unpredicted permafrost thickening. Thus, as with two-dimensional data, the uncertainty in the estimate of the velocity field is the dominant factor in estimating subsurface structure.

Guderjahn, C.G.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

TESLA Report 2003-29 Functional analysis of DSP blocks in FPGA chips  

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TESLA Report 2003-29 Functional analysis of DSP blocks in FPGA chips for application in TESLA LLRF blocks. The new functionalities are well suited for the application in the TESLA LLRF cavity simulation in the FPGA chips of Altera and Xilinx. There were compared the results for a few different chips. The TESLA

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321

A Tight Lower Bound to the Outage Probability of Discrete-Input Block-Fading Channels  

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In this correspondence, a tight lower bound to the outage probability of discrete-input Nakagami-m block-fading channels is proposed. The approach permits an efficient method for numerical evaluation of the bound, providing an additional tool for system ... Keywords: Block-fading channel, diversity, error probability, outage probability, rate-diversity tradeoff, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)-exponent

K. D. Nguyen; A. Guillen i Fabregas; L. K. Rasmussen

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

How to achieve blocking resistance for existing systems enabling anonymous web surfing  

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We are developing a blocking resistant, practical and usable system for anonymous web surfing. This means, the system tries to provide as much reachability and availability as possible, even to users in countries where the free flow of information is ... Keywords: AN.ON, JAP, Mix, blocking resistance

Stefan Köpsell; Ulf Hillig

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Performance analysis of space-time block codes in flat fading MIMO channels with offsets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider the effect of imperfect carrier offset compensation on the performance of space-time block codes. The symbol error rate (SER) for orthogonal space-time block code (OSTBC) is derived here by taking into account the carrier offset and the resulting ...

Manav R. Bhatnagar; R. Vishwanath; Vaibhav Bhatnagar

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

A hybrid harmony search algorithm for the blocking permutation flow shop scheduling problem  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes a hybrid modified global-best harmony search (hmgHS) algorithm for solving the blocking permutation flow shop scheduling problem with the makespan criterion. First of all, the largest position value (LPV) rule is proposed to convert ... Keywords: Blocking flow shop, Harmony search, Metaheuristics, NEH heuristic, Tabu Search

Ling Wang; Quan-Ke Pan; M. Fatih Tasgetiren

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Accurate calculation of Green's function of the Schrödinger equation in a block layered potential  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper a new algorithm is presented for calculating the Green's function of the Schrodinger equation in the presence of block layered potentials. Such Green's functions have various and practical applications in quantum modelling of electron transport ... Keywords: 34L10, 81Q05, Block layered media, Eigenfunction expansion, Green's function, Sturm-Liouville problem, The Schrödinger equation

Sihong Shao; Wei Cai; Huazhong Tang

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Analysis on Modulation Principle of Mechanical Spring Valve Block-Type Pulse Jet  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To take full advantage of the bottom-hole hydraulic energy to improve the drilling rate, it is proposed the technique assumption that using mechanical spring valve periodically is to block the fluid pathway, and modulating pulse jet is to increase the ... Keywords: block type, pulse jet, drilling rate, water hammer, experimental study

Ni Hongjian; Zhu Lihong; Huo Hongjun; Tang Zhiwen

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Stabilization and scalable block preconditioning for the Navier-Stokes equations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study compares several block-oriented preconditioners for the stabilized finite element discretization of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations. This includes standard additive Schwarz domain decomposition methods, aggressive coarsening multigrid, ... Keywords: Block preconditioning, Fully-implicit, Large-scale parallel, Multilevel preconditioner, Navier-Stokes, Stabilized finite element

Eric C. Cyr; John N. Shadid; Raymond S. Tuminaro

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Petroleum Geologic Characteristics of Suprasalt Strata in Block 15/06, Angola  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Block 15/06 is located in the Angola deep sea, which belongs to Lower Congo basin. The primary source rock of the Block is the marine shale of Iabe and Landana formation of Upper Cretaceous & Lower Tertiary. The main reservior of supra-salt strata is ... Keywords: tertiary, suprasalt, source rock, salt dome, fault, accumulation model

Wang Lei, Shi Yanli, Fan Tailiang, Cai Xiyuan, Zhao Yan

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Algorithm for haplotype resolution and block partitioning for partial XOR-genotype data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Problems of haplotyping and block partitioning have been extensively studied with regard to the regular genotype data, but more cost-efficient data called XOR-genotypes remain under-investigated. Previous studies developed methods for haplotyping of ... Keywords: Genetic algorithm, Haplotype, Haplotype block, XOR-genotype, XOR-haplotyping

Nadezhda Sazonova; Edward Sazonov; E. James Harner

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Haplotypes and informative SNP selection algorithms: don't block out information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is widely hoped that variation in the human genome will provide a means of predicting risk of a variety of complex, chronic diseases. A major stumbling block to the successful identification of association between human DNA polymorphisms (SNPs) and ... Keywords: SNPs, haplotype blocks, haplotype tagging

Vineet Bafna; Bjarni V. Halldorsson; Russell Schwartz; Andrew G. Clark; Sorin Istrail

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Muffled Price Signals: Household Water Demand Under Increasing-Block Prices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The distinction has been quite important in the electricity demand literature, in which long-run price elasticity and electricity pricing, and volume discounts in general. Under increasing blocks, the budget constraintMuffled Price Signals: Household Water Demand Under Increasing-Block Prices Sheila M. Cavanagh, W

Kammen, Daniel M.

332

Scheduling trains as a blocking parallel-machine job shop scheduling problem  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, the train scheduling problem is modelled as a blocking parallel-machine job shop scheduling (BPMJSS) problem. In the model, trains, single-track sections and multiple-track sections, respectively, are synonymous with jobs, single machines ... Keywords: Blocking, Job shop scheduling, Parallel machine, Train scheduling

Shi Qiang Liu; Erhan Kozan

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

Universal Sound Absorption in Amorphous Solids: A Theory of Elastically Coupled Generic Blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Glasses are known to exhibit quantitative universalities at low temperatures, the most striking of which is the ultrasonic attenuation coefficient 1/Q. In this work we develop a theory of coupled generic blocks with a certain randomness property to show that universality emerges essentially due to the interactions between elastic blocks, regardless of their microscopic nature.

Dervis C. Vural; Anthony J. Leggett

2011-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

334

A Logic Block Enabling Logic Configuration by Non-Experts in Sensor Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent years have seen the evolution of networks of tiny low power computing blocks, known as sensor networks. In one class of sensor networks a non-expert user, who has little or no experience with electronics or programming, is required to select, connect and/or configure one or more blocks such that the blocks compute a particular Boolean logic function of sensor values. We describe a series of experiments showing that non-expert users have much difficulty with a block based on Boolean logic truth tables, and that a logic block having a sentence-like structure with some configurable switches yields a better success rate. We also show that adding color to a truth table improves results over a traditional truth table. Author Keywords Sensor networks, Boolean logic, embedded computing

Susan Cotterell; Frank Vahid

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Results of a detailed gravity survey in the Alamosa Area, Alamosa County, Colorado  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A total of 322 stations, centered on the City of Alamosa, were surveyed with a gravimeter during September 1981. These data have shown the Alamosa horst to have an irregular top. This irregularity is thought to be caused by paleovalleys and/or down-dropped fault blocks within the Precambrian horst. The City of Alamosa lies directly over a local gravity low. Volcanic rocks within this low may contain a reservoir for geothermal fluids, as yet unsubstantiated by drilling. Thermal fluids are thought to enter the Alamosa area via aquifers from the west (San Juan Mountains) and/or from the Rio Grande Rift zone with the fluids rising along fractures within and bordering the horst. The most favorable drilling targets appear to be either near the center of the local gravity low or in the fracture zone at the edges of the inferred down-dropped fault blocks.

Mackelprang, C.E.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Use of wastes derived from earthquakes for the production of concrete masonry partition wall blocks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highlights: > Solved the scientific and technological challenges impeding use of waste rubble derived from earthquake, by providing an alternative solution of recycling the waste in moulded concrete block products. > Significant requirements for optimum integration on the utilization of the waste aggregates in the production of concrete blocks are investigated. > A thorough understanding of the mechanical properties of concrete blocks made with waste derived from earthquake is reported. - Abstract: Utilization of construction and demolition (C and D) wastes as recycled aggregates in the production of concrete and concrete products have attracted much attention in recent years. However, the presence of large quantities of crushed clay brick in some the C and D waste streams (e.g. waste derived collapsed masonry buildings after an earthquake) renders the recycled aggregates unsuitable for high grade use. One possibility is to make use of the low grade recycled aggregates for concrete block production. In this paper, we report the results of a comprehensive study to assess the feasibility of using crushed clay brick as coarse and fine aggregates in concrete masonry block production. The effects of the content of crushed coarse and fine clay brick aggregates (CBA) on the mechanical properties of non-structural concrete block were quantified. From the experimental test results, it was observed that incorporating the crushed clay brick aggregates had a significant influence on the properties of blocks. The hardened density and drying shrinkage of the block specimens decreased with an increase in CBA content. The use of CBA increased the water absorption of block specimens. The results suggested that the amount of crushed clay brick to be used in concrete masonry blocks should be controlled at less than 25% (coarse aggregate) and within 50-75% for fine aggregates.

Xiao Zhao [Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon (Hong Kong); Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environment Engineering and Mechanics, Sichuan University (China); Ling, Tung-Chai; Kou, Shi-Cong [Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon (Hong Kong); Wang Qingyuan [Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Environment Engineering and Mechanics, Sichuan University (China); Poon, Chi-Sun, E-mail: cecspoon@polyu.edu.hk [Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon (Hong Kong)

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

337

High-Pressure Micellar Solutions of Polystyrene-block-Polybutadiene and Polystyrene-block-Polyisoprene Solutions in Propane Exhibit Cloud-Pressure Reduction and Distinct Micellization End Points  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Micellar solutions of polystyrene-block-polybutadiene and polystyrene-block-polyisoprene in propane are found to exhibit significantly lower cloud pressures than the corresponding hypothetical non-micellar solutions. Such a cloud-pressure reduction indicates the extent to which micelle formation enhances the apparent diblock solubility in near-critical and hence compressible propane. Pressure-temperature points beyond which no micelles can be formed, referred to as the micellization end points, are found to depend on the block type, size and ratio, and on the polymer concentration. For a given pressure, the micellization end-point temperature corresponds to the "critical micelle temperature." The cloud-pressure reduction and the micellization end point measured for styrene-diene diblocks in propane should be characteristic of all amphiphilic diblock copolymer solutions that form micelles in compressible solvents.

Winoto, Winoto [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Radosz, Maciej [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Tan, Sugata [University of Wyoming, Laramie; Hong, Kunlun [ORNL; Mays, Jimmy [ORNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Organic photosensitive cells having a reciprocal-carrier exciton blocking layer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A photosensitive cell includes an anode and a cathode; a donor-type organic material and an acceptor-type organic material forming a donor-acceptor junction connected between the anode and the cathode; and an exciton blocking layer connected between the acceptor-type organic material of the donor-acceptor junction and the cathode, the blocking layer consisting essentially of a material that has a hole mobility of at least 10.sup.-7 cm.sup.2/V-sec or higher, where a HOMO of the blocking layer is higher than or equal to a HOMO of the acceptor-type material.

Rand, Barry P. (Princeton, NJ); Forrest, Stephen R. (Princeton, NJ); Thompson, Mark E. (Anaheim Hills, CA)

2007-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

339

Temperature Profile of IR Blocking Windows Used in Cryogenic X-Ray Spectrometers  

SciTech Connect

Cryogenic high-resolution X-ray spectrometers are typically operated with thin IR blocking windows to reduce radiative heating of the detector while allowing good x-ray transmission. We have estimated the temperature profile of these IR blocking windows under typical operating conditions. We show that the temperature in the center of the window is raised due to radiation from the higher temperature stages. This can increase the infrared photon flux onto the detector, thereby increasing the IR noise and decreasing the cryostat hold time. The increased window temperature constrains the maximum window size and the number of windows required. We discuss the consequences for IR blocking window design.

Friedrich, S.; Funk, T.; Drury, O.; Labov, S.E.

2000-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

340

Emerging Trends in Metal-Containing Block Copolymers for Nanomanufacturing Applications  

SciTech Connect

Block copolymers with metals confined in one or more blocks are emerging as candidate materials for nanomanufacturing applications due to their unprecedented nanoscale pattern transfer capabilities. In this article we highlight recent developments in metal-containing block copolymers in terms of their novel synthetic methodologies with particular emphasis on sequential infiltration synthesis, their hierarchical self-assembly from nano, meso, and submicron scales, and their applications as an etch mask for high-throughput, high aspect-ratio nano and meso scale patterning.

Ramanathan, Nathan Muruganathan [ORNL; Ariga, Katsuhiko [National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan; Tseng, Dr. Yu-Chih [CANMET - Materials Technology Laboratory, Natural Resources of Canada; Darling, Seth B. [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Experiments with structural concrete blocks which double as solar air heaters. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Because concrete is a low cost, low energy content material, and because many buildings have unobstructed south-facing walls, the concept of an air heating structural block was evolved. Four configurations are described, two routinely available from concrete block manufacturers, and two specially designed. Test walls were evaluated heating ambient air in a single pass, so the temperature difference was low. With that reservation, there was little difference between any of the configurations (one of the special designs was best) or between the blocks and conventional solar air heaters.

Payne, P.R.; Brown, J.P.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Test method development for evaluating the freeze-thaw performance of segmental retaining wall blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Segmental retaining walls (SRW), typically constructed along highways, have grown in popularity over the past decade. Manufacturers of SRW blocks have estimated the service life of a properly constructed wall to be approximately 75 years. However, there have been reports of SRW systems failing after only five years in service. Suspected causes of the SRW failures are freeze-thaw damage while exposed to deicing salts sprayed by snow plows from highways. The current standard test method used for evaluating the freeze-thaw durability of SRW blocks has several drawbacks and does not accurately replicate environmental exposure field conditions. The objective of this research is to develop and assess a new standard test method for evaluating the freeze-thaw durability of SRW blocks that obtains reproducible results and offers sufficient information on the freeze-thaw performance for SRW block manufacturers and state highway agencies (SHAs). The research completed a preliminary proof of concept test for the new freezethaw test method developed using small, commercially available SRW blocks to mitigate potential problems and establish appropriate test parameters. The testing produced results of freeze-thaw degradation that followed the same modes of failure that has been discovered during field evaluations. After the proof of concept test was completed, a series of freeze-thaw tests were conducted using sets of SHA approved and non-SHA approved SRW blocks. Three different manufacturers� SRW blocks were evaluated. There was no significant freezethaw degradation of any of the blocks after 200 freeze-thaw cycles, so for two blocks, experiments were extended to 400 cycles using a twelve-hour freeze-thaw cycle. The modification of the test did not result in more rapid deterioration of the SRW blocks. The researchers found that the freeze-thaw durability test method developed herein is beneficial for determining the freeze-thaw performance of the lower quality specified blocks. The test method gives realistic results, which match typical deterioration modes that are common in field settings, in a timely manner. However, the test method for testing SHA quality SRW blocks takes longer times and may not be a reasonable test for such products.

Hoelscher, Aaron Kindall

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Geostrophic Scatter Diagrams and the Application of Quasigeostrophic Free-Mode Theory to a Northeast Pacific Blocking Episode  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Throughout the latter part of January and most of February 1989 a large-scale intense blocking event occurred over the northeast Pacific Ocean. During its lifetime the block exhibited two distinct spatial configurations corresponding to Omega and ...

Nils R. Ek; Gordon E. Swaters

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Dual bowl metering block for alcohol and/or nitro-methane burning carburetor and method of conversion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An improved carburetor metering block for converting a conventional gasoline carburetor to alcohol fuel involving a carburetor metering block means adapted to attach to a conventional carburetor and replace the removable fuel bowl and standard metering block wherein the improved carburetor metering block means is adapted to accept, simultaneously, a plurality of individual and separate fuel bowls. Such a device can inexpensively convert a conventional carburetor to the use of alcohol fuel consistent with sufficient fuel flow and adequate fuel level control.

Horton, J.A.

1984-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

345

XOP, a fast versatile processor, as a building block for parallel processing in high energy physics experiments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

XOP, a fast versatile processor, as a building block for parallel processing in high energy physics experiments

Bähler, P; Lingjaerde, Tor; Ljuslin, C; Van Praag, A; Werner, P

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Chemical and physical methods of the templated direction of block copolymers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis discusses the investigation of various aspects of templated self-assembly of block copolymer (BCP) thin films for nanofeature fabrication. Two chapters outline the research of a combined physical and chemical ...

Nicaise, Samuel M. (Samuel Mospens)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Model Experiments on the Impact of Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies on Blocking Frequency  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sensitivity experiments with a perpetual January version of a low-resolution general circulation model are conducted to investigate the influence of Pacific sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies on blocking in the Northern Hemisphere. Six 1200-...

Steven L. Mullen

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

The Planetary- and Synoptic-Scale Interactions in a Southeast Pacific Blocking Episode Using PV Diagnostics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The synoptic- and planetary-scale forcing in two blocking anticyclones occurring over the southeast Pacific Ocean was examined using potential vorticity diagnostics. While many studies have examined the dynamic and thermodynamic forcing ...

John P. Burkhardt; Anthony R. Lupo

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Interference cancellation schemes for single-carrier block transmission with insufficient cyclic prefix  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper proposes intersymbol interference (ISI) and interblock interference (IBI) cancellation schemes at the transmitter and the receiver for the single-carrier block transmission with insufficient cyclic prefix (CP). The proposed scheme at the transmitter ...

Kazunori Hayashi; Hideaki Sakai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Evaluation of Northern Hemisphere Blocking Climatology in the Global Environment Multiscale Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The performance of the Global Environmental Multiscale (GEM) model, the Canadian operational numerical model, in reproducing atmospheric low-frequency variability is evaluated in the context of Northern Hemisphere blocking climatology. The ...

Etienne Dunn-Sigouin; Seok-Woo Son; Hai Lin

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Diagnostic Analysis and Spectral Energetics of a Blocking Event in the GLAS Climate Model Simulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We examine diagnostically the structure and spectral energetics of an amplified persistent blocking ridge and trough pattern that occurred in one of the GLAS climate simulations. This particular model simulation was performed by Shukla and ...

Tsing-Chang Chen; J. Shukla

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Fault block kinematics at a releasing stepover of the Eastern California  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

block kinematics at a releasing stepover of the Eastern California block kinematics at a releasing stepover of the Eastern California shear zone: Partitioning of rotation style in and around the Coso geothermal area and nascent metamorphic core complex Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Fault block kinematics at a releasing stepover of the Eastern California shear zone: Partitioning of rotation style in and around the Coso geothermal area and nascent metamorphic core complex Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Pliocene lavas and sediments of Wild Horse Mesa in the Coso Range, CA exhibit clockwise vertical-axis rotation of fault-bounded blocks. This indicates localization of one strand of the Eastern California shear zone/Walker Lane Belt within a large-scale, transtensional, dextral,

353

Fault Block Kinematics at a Releasing Stepover of the Eastern California  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Fault Block Kinematics at a Releasing Stepover of the Eastern California Fault Block Kinematics at a Releasing Stepover of the Eastern California Shear Zone: Partitioning of Rotation Style in and Around the Coso Geothermal Area and Nascent Metamorphic Core Complex Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: Fault Block Kinematics at a Releasing Stepover of the Eastern California Shear Zone: Partitioning of Rotation Style in and Around the Coso Geothermal Area and Nascent Metamorphic Core Complex Abstract Pliocene lavas and sediments of Wild Horse Mesa in the Coso Range, CA exhibit clockwise vertical-axis rotation of fault-bounded blocks. This indicates localization of one strand of the Eastern California shear zone/Walker Lane Belt within a large-scale, transtensional, dextral, releasing stepover. We measured rotations paleomagnetically relative to two

354

Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- A Study of the Large Block Test...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

A Study of the Large Block Test as an Analog for Geothermal Site Characterization Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection HelpFAQ | Site Map | Contact Us | Admin Log On Home...

355

The Workings of a Key Staph Enzyme and How to Block It | Advanced...  

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who co-led the study. "Blocking their activity can lead to new cholesterol-lowering drugs, antibiotics that cure staph infections, and drugs that target the parasites that...

356

A Diagnosis of Two Blocking Events That Occurred Simultaneously in the Midlatitude Northern Hemisphere  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using the Goddard Laboratory for Atmospheres Goddard Earth Observing System-1 analyses, the horizontal distribution of atmospheric forcing processes involved in the growth, maintenance, and decay of two Northern Hemisphere midlatitude blocking ...

Anthony R. Lupo

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Orographic Clouds in Terrain-Blocked Flows: An Idealized Modeling Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Idealized numerical simulations of moist strongly stratified flow over topography are used to study the processes that control orographic clouds in terrain-blocked flows as a joint function of the nondimensional flow parameter Nh/U, the ...

Joseph Galewsky

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Programming microsoft® composite ui application block and smart client software factory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Get hands-on guidance for developing smart client applications using Windows Forms with the Composite UI Application Block (CAB) and the Smart Client Software Factory. Smart clients, the evolved intersection of thin clients and rich clients, have been ...

David Platt

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Predictability of an Atmospheric Blocking Event that Occurred on 15 December 2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Atmospheric blocking occurred over the Rocky Mountains at 1200 UTC 15 December 2005. The operational medium-range ensemble forecasts of the Canadian Meteorological Center (CMC), the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), and the National Centers for ...

Mio Matsueda; Masayuki Kyouda; Zoltan Toth; H. L. Tanaka; Tadashi Tsuyuki

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Vortex–Vortex Interactions for the Maintenance of Blocking. Part II: Numerical Experiments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The selective absorption mechanism (SAM), newly proposed in Part I of this study on the maintenance mechanism of blocking, is verified through numerical experiments. The experiments were based on the nonlinear equivalent-barotropic potential ...

Akira Yamazaki; Hisanori Itoh

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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361

March 1987 Cyclone (Blizzard) over the Eastern Mediterranean and Balkan Region Associated with Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The March 1987 blizzard over the eastern Mediterranean and Balkan regions is investigated. Northern Hemispheric and regional 250- and 850-hPa geopotential heights illustrate the formation of blocking over northern Europe and cyclogenesis over the ...

Mete Tayanç; Mehmet Karaca; H. Nüzhet Dalfes

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Interdecadal Trend and ENSO-Related Interannual Variability in Southern Hemisphere Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The interdecadal trend and ENSO-related interannual variability in the frequency and intensity of atmospheric blocking in the Southern Hemisphere are analyzed by a statistical model that takes account of serial correlation in the datasets. ...

Li Dong; Timothy J. Vogelsang; Stephen J. Colucci

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Traveling Waves and Regional Transitions in Blocking Activity in the Northern Hemisphere  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In preference to the use of persistent height anomalies for determining the presence of blocking, new criteria were developed which take the observed flow conditions into account. These criteria were applied daily at 500 mb, using filtered ...

Roderick S. Quiroz

1987-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

The design, synthesis and properties of pressure-processable biodegradable block copolymers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this thesis, biodegradable block copolyesters were specifically designed and synthesized for their susceptibility to pressure-induced mixing. These baroplastic materials are capable of being processed and molded through ...

Lovell, Nathan Gary

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

A Study of Self-Aligned SONOS-type Nonvolatile Memory with Internal Block Oxide.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In this thesis, we have proposed the self-aligned SONOS-type nonvolatile memory with internal block oxide (SAIBO-SONOS NVM). We use the dry etching method to bury… (more)

Hsu, Shih-wen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Avoiding Interruptions - QoE Trade-offs in Block-coded Streaming Media Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We take an analytical approach to study Quality of user Experience (QoE) for media streaming applications. We use the fact that random linear network coding applied to blocks of video frames can significantly simplify the ...

Parandehgheibi, Ail

367

Display Blocks: a Set of Cubic Displays for Tangible, Multi-Perspective Data Exploration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper details the design and implementation of a new type of display technology. Display Blocks are a response to two major limitations of current displays: dimensional compression and physical-digital disconnect. ...

Maes, Pattie

368

Jets and Orography: Idealized Experiments with Tip Jets and Lighthill Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes qualitative features of the generation of jetlike concentrated circulations, wakes, and blocks by simple mountainlike orography, both from idealized laboratory experiments and shallow-water numerical simulations on a sphere. ...

P. B. Rhines

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Impact of Surface Forcing on Southern Hemisphere Atmospheric Blocking in the Australia-New Zealand Sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Characteristics of atmospheric blocking in the Southern Hemisphere (SH) are explored in atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM) simulations with the Community Atmosphere Model, version 3, with a particular focus on the Australia-New Zealand ...

Caroline C. Ummenhofer; Peter C. McIntosh; Michael J. Pook; James S. Risbey

370

Extreme Cold Winter Temperatures in Europe under the Influence of North Atlantic Atmospheric Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

North Atlantic atmospheric blocking conditions explain part of the winter climate variability in Europe, being associated with anomalous cold winter temperatures. In this study, the generalized extreme value (GEV) distribution is fitted to monthly ...

Jana Sillmann; Mischa Croci-Maspoli; Malaak Kallache; Richard W. Katz

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

The Continuous-Path Block-Bootstrap E. PAPARODITIS and D. N. POLITIS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Fuller 1979 pioneering work and consists of conducting a test of the null hypothesis that #12;2 E blocks featuring in Figure 1b. At least as far as visual inspection of the plot can discern, the series

Politis, Dimitris N.

372

The Impact of Initial Condition Uncertainty on Numerical Simulations of Blocking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The impact of initial condition uncertainty (ICU) on the onset and maintenance of eastern North Pacific blocking is examined within the framework of a general circulation model (GCM) and the perfect model assumption. Comparisons are made with the ...

Paul A. Nutter; Steven L. Mullen; David P. Baumhefner

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

The association of tropical and extratropical climate modes to atmospheric blocking across southeastern Australia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Relationships of the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD), El Nińo-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) and the Southern Annular Mode (SAM) with atmospheric blocking are investigated using a linear framework over the austral autumn-spring (cool) seasons for southeast ...

Tim Cowan; Peter van Rensch; Ariaan Purich; Wenju Cai

374

Self-Assembly of Stimuli-Responsive Water-Soluble [60]Fullerene End-Capped Ampholytic Block Copolymer  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Well-defined, water-soluble, pH and temperature stimuli-responsive [60]fullerene (C??) containing ampholytic block copolymer of poly((methacrylic acid)-block-(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate))-block–C?? (P(MAA-b-DMAEMA)-b-C??) ...

Ravi, P.

375

Coded modulation in the block-fading channel: coding theorems and code construction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider coded modulation schemes for the block-fading channel. In the setting where a codeword spans a finite number N of fading degrees of freedom, we show that coded modulations of rate R bit per complex dimension, over a finite signal set ??C ... Keywords: Block-fading channels, bit-interleaved coded modulation, concatenated codes, distance spectrum, diversity, iterative decoding, maximum distance-separable (MDS) codes, maximum-likelihood (ML) decoding, outage probability

A. Guillen i Fabregas; G. Caire

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Regional seismic reflection line, southern Illinois Basin, provides new data on Cambrian rift geometry, Hicks Dome genesis, and the Fluorspar Area Fault Complex  

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Detailed studies of the subsurface structure of the Cambrian Reelfoot rift (RFR) in the Midwestern US provide important insights into continental rifting processes and into the structural fabric of a zone of modern intracratonic seismicity (New Madrid zone). High-quality oil industry seismic reflection data show that in the area of transition between the RFR and the Rough Creek Graben (RCG) the geometry of the Cambrian rift system is that of a half-graben that thickens to the southeast. This contrasts with the northward-thickening half-graben observed to the east in the RCG and with the more symmetric graben to the south in the RFR. An 82.8-km segment of a northwest-southeast seismic reflection profile in southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky shows that near Hicks Dome, Illinois, Middle and Lower Cambrian syn-rift sedimentary rocks occupy about 0.35 s (two-way travel time) on the seismic reflection section (corresponding to a thickness of about 970 m). This stratigraphic interval occupies about 0.45 s (1,250 m) near the Ohio river and is thickest against the Tabb Fault System (TFS) in Kentucky, where it occupies 0.7 s (1,940 m). The seismic data show that in this part of the Cambrian rift the master fault was part of the TFS and that normal displacement on the TFS continued through middle Paleozoic time. The seismic data also provide new information on the late Paleozoic development of Hicks-Dome and the surrounding Fluorspar Area Fault Complex (FAFC) in southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky. A series of grabens and horsts in the FAFC document a late Paleozoic reactivation of the RFR. Comparison of the reflection data with surface mineralization patterns shows that in most cases mineralized graben-bounding faults clearly cut basement or are splays from faults that cut basement.

Potter, C.J.; Goldhaber, M.B.; Taylor, C.D. (U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO (United States)); Heigold, P.C. (Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Controlling Structures | Open Energy Information  

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Controlling Structures Controlling Structures Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Controlling Structures Dictionary.png Controlling Structures: No definition has been provided for this term. Add a Definition Structure Description Associated Topography Tectonic Setting Major Normal Fault Normal faults are structures in which the hanging wall is down dropped along the fault plane relative to the foot wall. They are the predominant type of structure in extensional tectonic environments, but are commonly encountered in a number of geologic settings. Major range front faults account for 3% of structural controls in the Great Basin. Mountainous, Horst and Graben Extensional Tectonics, Rift Zone Termination of a Major Normal Fault Major normal faults sometimes terminate into multiple horsetailing splays that result in increased hydrothermal fluid flux. As of 2011, 22% of all known Basin & Range structures hosting geothermal systems occur at normal fault terminations or tip-lines with multiple closely-spaced faults that enhance permeability. Mountainous, Horst and Graben Extensional Tectonics, Rift Zone

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Namen und Nachrichten mhh Info April/Mai 2005 36 Jahre hat Professor Dr. Horst v. der Hardt an der mhh  

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), Hannover, Privatdozent Dr. rer. nat. Ralf Lichtinghagen, Betriebseinheit Klinische Chemie der mhh; zum in Mannheim vom Verband Deutsche Nieren- zentren der DDn� e. V., Wuppertal, mit dem Bernd Auge im Berufsverband der Augenärzte Deutsch- lands unterstützt damit das Projekt »CMV-Repli- kation

Manstein, Dietmar J.

379

High Performance Computing in the U.S. - An Analysis on the Basis of the TOP500 List Horst D. Simon  

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In 1993 for the first time a list of the top 500 supercomputer sites worldwide has been made available. The TOP500 list allows a much more detailed and well founded analysis of the state of high performance computing. Previously data such as the number and geographical distribution of supercomputer installations were difficult to obtain, and only a few analysts undertook the effort to track the press releases by dozens of vendors. With the TOP500 report now generally and easily available it is possible to present an analysis of the state of High Performance Computing (HPC) in the U.S. This note summa- rizes some of the most important observations about HPC in the U.S.

Applied Research Branch; Horst D. Simon

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Access climate data in ESG from the EGI infrastructure Sbatien Denvil (1), Jrme Raciazek (2), Monique Petitdidier (3), Andr Gemnd (4), Horst  

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been discussed. ESGF (Earth System Grid Federation) is an international collaboration providing access permettant d'accéder et d'utiliser les données de la grille ESGF (Earth Science Grid Federation) depuis la noeuds de travail d'y accéder. L'accès aux données ESGF étant restreint [1] l'utilisateur doit être muni

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381

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Wednesday, 30 May 2012 00:00 In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

382

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

383

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

384

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

385

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

386

Analytic Structure of the SCFT Energy Functional of Multicomponent Block Copolymers  

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This paper concerns the analytic structure of the self-consistent field theory (SCFT) energy functional of multicomponent block copolymer systems which contain more than two chemically distinct blocks. The SCFT has enjoyed considered success and wide usage in investigation of the complex phase behavior of block copolymers. It is well-known that the physical solutions of the SCFT equations are saddle points, however, the analytic structure of the SCFT energy functional has received little attention over the years. A recent work by Fredrickson and collaborators [see the monograph by Fredrickson, The Equilibrium Theory of Inhomogeneous Polymers, (2006), pp. 203-209] has analysed the mathematical structure of the field energy functional for polymeric systems, and clarified the index-1 saddle point nature of the problem produced by the incompressibility constraint. In this paper, our goals are to draw further attention to multicomponent block copolymers utilizing the Hubbard-Stratonovich transformation used by Fredrickson and co-workers. We first show that the saddle point character of the SCFT energy functional of multicomponent block copolymer systems may be high index, not only produced by the incompressibility constraint, but also by the Flory-Huggins interaction parameters. Our analysis will be beneficial to many theoretical studies, such as the nucleation theory of ordered phases, the mesoscopic dynamics. As an application, we then utilize the discovery to develop the gradient-based iterative schemes to solve the SCFT equations, and illustrate its performance through several numerical experiments taking ABC star triblock copolymers as an example.

Kai Jiang; Weiquan Xu; Pingwen Zhang

2013-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

387

Fast sparse matrix-vector multiplication by exploiting variable block structure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We improve the performance of sparse matrix-vector multiply (SpMV) on modern cache-based superscalar machines when the matrix structure consists of multiple, irregularly aligned rectangular blocks. Matrices from finite element modeling applications often have this kind of structure. Our technique splits the matrix, A, into a sum, A{sub 1} + A{sub 2} + ... + A{sub s}, where each term is stored in a new data structure, unaligned block compressed sparse row (UBCSR) format . The classical alternative approach of storing A in a block compressed sparse row (BCSR) format yields limited performance gains because it imposes a particular alignment of the matrix non-zero structure, leading to extra work from explicitly padded zeros. Combining splitting and UBCSR reduces this extra work while retaining the generally lower memory bandwidth requirements and register-level tiling opportunities of BCSR. Using application test matrices, we show empirically that speedups can be as high as 2.1x over not blocking at all, and as high as 1.8x over the standard BCSR implementation used in prior work. When performance does not improve, split UBCSR can still significantly reduce matrix storage. Through extensive experiments, we further show that the empirically optimal number of splittings s and the block size for each matrix term A{sub i} will in practice depend on the matrix and hardware platform. Our data lay a foundation for future development of fully automated methods for tuning these parameters.

Vuduc, R W; Moon, H

2005-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

388

States fund an expanded range of activities under low-income home energy assistance block grant  

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The low-income home energy assistance (LIHEA) block grant expanded states' flexibility and authority and permitted funds to be used for a broader range of activities not previously permitted. Unlike other block grants created under the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, LIHEA received increased appropriations over the level established for the prior program to assist eligible households in meeting the costs of home energy. While heating assistance continued to account for the bulk of expenditures in most states, the majority of the 13 states GAO visited used their new authority to provide weatherization, transfer energy assistance funds to other block grants, and carry over funds to the following year. In addition, states gave increased emphasis to energy crisis assistance. Few changes were made to program management procedures. Overall, state executive and legislative branch officials found the block grant less burdensome and more desirable than the prior program. However, about half the interest groups viewed the block grant as a less desirable method of funding energy assistance programs.

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1984-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

389

Self-Assembly of Rod-Coil Block Copolymers And Their Application in Electroluminescent Devices  

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The formation of alternating electron transporting and hole transporting 15 nm lamellae within the active layer of an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is demonstrated to improve device performance. A new multifunctional bipolar rod-coil block copolymer containing a poly(alkoxy phenylenevinylene) (PPV) rod-shaped block as the hole transporting and emitting material and a poly(vinyloxadiazole) coil-shaped electron transporting block is synthesized. This new block copolymer is the active material of a self-assembling multicomponent electroluminescent device that can be deposited in a single step. In the thin film, grazing incidence X-ray scattering and transmission electron microscopy demonstrate that the layers form grains which are oriented bimodally: parallel and perpendicular from the anode. In this mixed orientation, the device demonstrates better performance than those with either pure PPV or a blend of the two analogous homopolymers as the active materials, i.e., higher external quantum efficiency (EQE) and brightness. This improved device performance is mainly attributed to the bipolar functionality and microphase separation of the block copolymer, which provide highly efficient hole and electron recombination at the nanodomain interfaces.

Tao, Y.; Ma, B.; Segalman, R.A.

2009-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

390

Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers  

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Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print Resonant Soft X-Ray Scattering of Tri-Block Copolymers Print In principle, tri-block copolymers (tri-BCPs), consisting of three chemically distinct polymers covalently joined together at the ends of each polymer chain, can serve as scaffolds and templates for fabricating a vast number of nanostructures. While quantitatively understanding the details of the morphology and the manner in which the different blocks interact with surfaces and interfaces is critical to success, previous experiments have been few. Now, an international team from the United States, Korea, and Japan has succeeded in combining resonant soft x-ray scattering (RSoXS) at ALS Beamline 11.0.1 with transmission electron microscopy tomography (TEMT) and other techniques to unambiguously determine morphologies comprising two nested hexagonally packed arrays of nanoscopic, cylindrical microdomains in the bulk and a core-shell nanostructure in a thin film. Not only has this work revealed a new phase of ABC tri-block copolymer with complicated morphology, it has illustrated the importance of RSoXS as a unique, powerful tool for examining complex, multi-component systems that could not be characterized with conventional methods.

391

Lumino: tangible blocks for tabletop computers based on glass fiber bundles  

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Tabletop computers based on diffuse illumination can track fiducial markers placed on the table’s surface. In this paper, we demonstrate how to do the same with objects arranged in a three-dimensional structure without modifying the table. We present lumino, a system of building blocks. In addition to a marker, each block contains a glass fiber bundle. The bundle optically guides the light reflected off markers in the higher levels down to the table surface, where the table’s built-in camera reads it. While guiding marker images down, the bundle optically scales and rearranges them. It thereby fits the images of an entire vertical arrangement of markers into the horizontal space usually occupied by a single 2D marker. We present six classes of blocks and matching marker designs, each of which is optimized for different requirements. We show three demo applications. One of them is a construction kit that logs and critiques constructions. The presented blocks are unpowered and maintenance-free, keeping larger numbers of blocks manageable. ACM Classification: H5.2 [Information interfaces and

Patrick Baudisch; Torsten Becker; Frederik Rudeck

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

New York Town Gets Block Grant at 'Perfect' Time | Department of Energy  

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York Town Gets Block Grant at 'Perfect' Time York Town Gets Block Grant at 'Perfect' Time New York Town Gets Block Grant at 'Perfect' Time January 20, 2010 - 3:23pm Addthis Joshua DeLung What are the key facts? The town estimates the savings from energy-efficient facility upgrades will add up to $447,547 in just 15 years. A couple of years ago, the town of Colonie, N.Y., was faced with high energy bills when electric and natural gas prices spiked. The upstate New York town set up a committee to explore ways to save energy. They decided it was time to perform facility upgrades, and an energy audit showed the retrofits would be budget-neutral in the long run - unfortunately, the town couldn't afford the upfront costs. Until, that is, the Recovery Act passed last year. The town has been awarded an Energy Efficiency and

393

Ordered porous mesostructured materials from nanoparticle-block copolymer self-assembly  

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The invention provides mesostructured materials and methods of preparing mesostructured materials including metal-rich mesostructured nanoparticle-block copolymer hybrids, porous metal-nonmetal nanocomposite mesostructures, and ordered metal mesostructures with uniform pores. The nanoparticles can be metal, metal alloy, metal mixture, intermetallic, metal-carbon, metal-ceramic, semiconductor-carbon, semiconductor-ceramic, insulator-carbon or insulator-ceramic nanoparticles, or combinations thereof. A block copolymer/ligand-stabilized nanoparticle solution is cast, resulting in the formation of a metal-rich (or semiconductor-rich or insulator-rich) mesostructured nanoparticle-block copolymer hybrid. The hybrid is heated to an elevated temperature, resulting in the formation of an ordered porous nanocomposite mesostructure. A nonmetal component (e.g., carbon or ceramic) is then removed to produce an ordered mesostructure with ordered and large uniform pores.

Warren, Scott; Wiesner, Ulrich; DiSalvo, Jr., Francis J

2013-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

394

Image in Emergency Medicine Lyme Carditis with Transient Complete Heart Block  

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progressing from high-level AV block through second-degree to first-degree heart block before complete resolution. 2 The AV node is most commonly involved, but any level of the conduction system can be affected. Clinical heart failure is observed in approximately 10 % of patients, and dilated cardiomyopathy can be a long-term consequence of untreated Lyme carditis. 1 Other stigmata of carditis include diffuse T-wave flattening or inversion, ST-segment depression, decreased left ventricular function, and atrial and nonsustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias. 2,3 A single case report describes valvular destruction. 3 The prognosis LD is excellent. Complete heart block generally resolves within one week, and lesser conduction abnormalities usually normalize within six weeks. Early antibiotic treatment appears to prevent cardiac involvement but does not hasten recovery once

Katherine W. D. Dolbec; George L. Higgins Iii; John R. Saucier

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

On the Throughput of Secure Hybrid-ARQ Protocols for Gaussian Block-Fading Channels  

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The focus of this paper is an information-theoretic study of retransmission protocols for reliable packet communication under a secrecy constraint. The hybrid automatic retransmission request (HARQ) protocol is revisited for a block-fading wire-tap channel, in which two legitimate users communicate over a block-fading channel in the presence of a passive eavesdropper who intercepts the transmissions through an independent block-fading channel. In this model, the transmitter obtains a 1-bit ACK/NACK feedback from the legitimate receiver via an error-free public channel. Both reliability and confidentiality of secure HARQ protocols are studied by the joint consideration of channel coding, secrecy coding, and retransmission protocols. In particular, the error and secrecy performance of repetition time diversity (RTD) and incremental redundancy (INR) protocols are investigated based on good Wyner code sequences, which ensure that the confidential message is decoded successfully by the legitimate receiver and is k...

Tang, Xiaojun; Spasojevic, Predrag; Poor, H Vincent

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Computer simulation of shading and blocking: Discussion of accuracy and recommendations  

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A field of heliostats suffers losses caused by shading and blocking by neighboring heliostats. The complex geometry of multiple shading and blocking events suggests that a processing code is needed to update the boundary vector for each shading or blocking event. A new version, RSABS, (programmer`s manual included) simulates the split-rectangular heliostat. Researchers concluded that the dominant error for the given heliostat geometry is caused by the departure from planarity of the neighboring heliostats. It is recommended that a version of the heliostat simulation be modified to include losses due to nonreflective structural margins, if they occur. Heliostat neighbors should be given true guidance rather than assumed to be parallel, and the resulting nonidentical quadrilateral images should be processed, as in HELIOS, by ignoring overlapping events, rare in optimized fields.

Lipps, F W [Houston Univ., TX (United States)

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Computer simulation of shading and blocking: Discussion of accuracy and recommendations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A field of heliostats suffers losses caused by shading and blocking by neighboring heliostats. The complex geometry of multiple shading and blocking events suggests that a processing code is needed to update the boundary vector for each shading or blocking event. A new version, RSABS, (programmer's manual included) simulates the split-rectangular heliostat. Researchers concluded that the dominant error for the given heliostat geometry is caused by the departure from planarity of the neighboring heliostats. It is recommended that a version of the heliostat simulation be modified to include losses due to nonreflective structural margins, if they occur. Heliostat neighbors should be given true guidance rather than assumed to be parallel, and the resulting nonidentical quadrilateral images should be processed, as in HELIOS, by ignoring overlapping events, rare in optimized fields.

Lipps, F.W. (Houston Univ., TX (United States))

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Studies of block copolypeptide synthesis, self-assembly, and structure-directing ability  

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The use of organic compounds as templates to assemble inorganic materials with structures over multiple length scales has received much attention due to the potential applications that can be developed from these materials. Many organisms synthesize organic/inorganic composites with exceptional control over morphology, physical properties, and nanoscale organization of these materials. Materials such as bone, nacre, and silica diatoms are excellent examples of the complex yet highly controllable hierarchically structured materials nature can form at ambient conditions. The ability to mimic these organisms through the design of supramolecular assemblies and use them to direct the growth of hierarchically structured materials has increased significantly in recent years. In this dissertation, block copolypeptide templated inorganic materials were synthesized and characterized using a wide range of analytical techniques. There are three major conclusions from this dissertation. First, the conformation of a polypeptide chain can be used to manipulate the porosity of oxide materials obtained. Second, individual supramolecular objects (vesicles) formed by block copolypeptides can be used as templates to form nanostructured hard materials. Third, polypeptide chemistry and solution conditions can be used to control both the morphology and porosity of the hard materials they assemble. This dissertation also describes preliminary work toward designing the block copolypeptides derivatives for biomimetic inorganic synthesis and gene delivery. This work includes the synthesis of these block copolypeptides derivatives and of the templated oxide materials. Some interesting silica materials such as porous silicas and silica nanocapsules were synthesized using double hydrophilic block copolypeptides derivatives as templates. Also, the preliminary work of using these block copolypeptides derivatives for gene delivery is included and shows these copolypeptide derivatives are potential delivery vehicles.

Jan, Jeng-Shiung

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

EPRI-Marshall Electric Motor-Operated Valve (Block Valve) Interim Test Data Report  

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At the request of participating PWR utilities, an overall program was developed at EPRI for the full-scale testing of a representative set of primary-system safety and relief valves. The program was to assist the PWR utilities in meeting NUREG 0737, Item II.D.1.A requirements. Although not a formal part of the program, some block valve operability data were also obtained during the relief valve testing performed at Marshall Steam Station in Terrell, North Carolina. A total of seven block valve designs we...

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Pauli blocking and final-state interaction in electron-nucleus quasielastic scattering  

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The nucleon final-state interaction in electron-nucleus quasielastic scattering is studied. Based on the unitarity equation satisfied by the scattering-wave operators, a doorway model is developed to implement the Pauli-blocking of nucleon knockout. The model is complementary to the commonly used nuclear Fermi gas model which can not be applied with confidence to light- and medium-mass nuclei. Pauli blocking in these latter nuclei is illustrated with the case of Coulomb interaction. Significant effects are noted for beam energies below {approx} 350 MeV/c. Extension of the model to high-energy hadron-nucleus quasielastic scatterings is discussed.

Liu, Lon-chang [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DISMANTLING OF THE REACTOR BLOCK OF THE FRJ-1 RESEARCH REACTOR (MERLIN)  

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This report describes the past procedure in dismantling the reactor block of the FRJ-1 research reactor (MERLIN). Furthermore, it gives an outlook on future activities up to the final removal of the reactor block. MERLIN is an abbreviation for Medium Energy Research Light Water Moderated Industrial Nuclear Reactor. The FRJ-1 (MERLIN) was shut down in 1985 and the fuel elements removed from the facility. After dismantling the coolant loops and removing the reactor tank internals with subsequent draining of the reactor tank water, the first activities for dismantling the reactor block were carried out in summer 2001. The relevant license was granted in late July 2001 by the licensing authority specifying 8 incidental provisions. After dismantling the reactor extension (gates of the thermal columns and steel platforms surrounding the reactor block), a heavy-load platform including a casing around the reactor block was constructed. Two ventilation systems with a volume flow of 10,000 and 2 ,000 m3/h will, moreover, serve to avoid a spread of contamination. The reactor block will be dismantled in three phases divided according to upper, central and bottom sections. Dismantling the upper section started in August 2002. This section as well as the bottom section can probably be completely measured for clearance. For this reason, the activities have so far been carried out manually using mechanical and thermal techniques. The central section will probably have to be largely disposed of as radioactive waste. This is the region of the former reactor core in which the experimental devices are also integrated. Most of this work will probably have to be carried out by remote handling. More than 80 % of the dismantled materials of the reactor block can probably be measured for clearance. For this purpose, a clearance measurement device was taken into operation in the FRJ-1. On this occasion, the limits of clearance measurement have become evident. For concrete, which constitutes the largest portion of the dismantled materials by volume, an additional conditioning step has become necessary to fulfill the clearance criteria, whereas waste packages with steel components largely have to be reconditioned once more at a later stage. Material measured for clearance will be disposed of conventionally (recycling, landfill) after inspection by the official expert and clearance by the regulatory authority. Dismantled parts that cannot be measured for clearance will be transferred to the Decontamination Department of the Research Centre. From the present perspective, the dismantling of the reactor block will be completed within the first six months of 2003.

Stahn, B.; Matela, K.; Zehbe, C.; Poeppinghaus, J.; Cremer, J.

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

402

Electrically conductive doped block copolymer of polyacetylene and polyisoprene. [Soluble in organic solvents  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrically conductive block copolymer of polyisoprene and polyacetylene and a method of making the same are disclosed. The polymer is prepared by first polymerizing isoprene with n-butyllithium in a toluene solution to form an active isoprenyllithium polymer. The active polymer is reacted with an equimolar amount of titanium butoxide and subsequently exposed to gaseous acetylene. A block copolymer of polyisoprene and polyacetylene is formed. The copolymer is soluble in common solvents and may be doped with I/sub 2/ to give it an electrical conductivity in the metallic regime.

Aldissi, M.

1984-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

403

Salt Block I test: experimental details and comparison with theory. Final report  

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A series of laboratory experiments has been completed at Sandia Laboratories to provide an understanding of the steady state and transient thermal response of a large salt block containing an internal heat source. In this report, details of the experimental program are presented along with results of related efforts, such as thermal conductivity experiments, done in support of the heater experiments (Salt Block I). Finite element temperature field predictions, both transient and steady state, are performed utilizing the COYOTE nonlinear heat conduction program. Comparisons of experimental and theoretical results are generally quite good.

Duffey, T.A.

1980-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Function Test Framework for Testing IO-Blocks in a Model-Based Rapid Prototyping Development  

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Function Test Framework for Testing IO-Blocks in a Model-Based Rapid Prototyping Development -- Testing and verification are important methods for gaining confidence in the reliability of a software changing development cycles or that is tar- geted at many platforms. In this paper we present a test

405

A Non-blocking Multithreaded Architecture with Support for Speculative Threads  

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In this paper we provide both a qualitative and a quantitative evaluation of a decoupled multithreaded architecture that uses non-blocking threads. Our architecture is based on simple in-order pipelines and complete decoupling of memory accesses from ... Keywords: Cache Coherency, Decoupled Architecture, Multithreaded Architectures, Thread Level Speculation

Krishna Kavi; Wentong Li; Ali Hurson

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Hierarchically Blocked Algorithms and Optimized Kernels for Dense Matrix Computations on Memory-Tiered  

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Data Structures [1] E. Elmroth, F. Gustavson, I. Jonsson, and B. Kågström. Recursive Blocked Algorithms and Hybrid Data Structures for Dense Matrix Library Software. SIAM Review, 46(1):3­45, 2004. [2] R. Granat, I-Tiered High-Performance Computing Systems Publications 2002­2009 within the VR project This version: 2010

Kågström, Bo

407

Hiding Checkpoint Overhead in HPC Applications with a Semi-Blocking Algorithm  

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The HPC community has seen a steady increase in the number of components in every generation of supercomputers. Assembling a large number of components into a single cluster makes a machine more powerful, but also much more prone to failures. Therefore, ... Keywords: fault tolerance, checkpoint/restart, semi-blocking algorithm, adaptive runtime system, SSD

Xiang Ni; Esteban Meneses; Laxmikant V. Kale

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Asymptotic distribution of Wishart matrix for block-wise dispersion of population eigenvalues  

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This paper deals with the asymptotic distribution of Wishart matrix and its application to the estimation of the population matrix parameter when the population eigenvalues are block-wise infinitely dispersed. We show that the appropriately normalized ... Keywords: Stein's loss, 62C20, 62H10, Asymptotic risk, Covariance matrix, Quadratic loss, Wishart distribution

Yo Sheena; Akimichi Takemura

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Properties of concrete paving blocks made with waste marble Osman Gencela,f,*, Cengiz Ozelb  

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Education 9, 201e227. Richardson, A., Coventry, K., Bacon, J., 2011. Freeze/thaw durability of concrete decreases with increasing marble content while freeze-thaw durability and abrasive wear resistance increase in the mixture. Table 4 Relative strength loss of blocks after freeze-thaw cycles (%). Code Strength loss (%) A0

North Texas, University of

410

An Estimation of the Spectral Radius of a Product of Block Ma-Mei-Qin Chen  

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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, The Citadel, Charleston, SC 29409. Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Georgia Southern Uni- versity, Statesboro, GA 30460 Submitted by Frank Uhlig ABSTRACT Let C(r) = [Cij], r = 1, 2, ..., R, be block m Ă? m matrices where Cij(r) are real nonnegative Ni Ă? Nj

Chen, Mei-Qin

411

Mechanics 2/23 Lecture notes, 2010/11, teaching block 1  

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Mechanics 2/23 Lecture notes, 2010/11, teaching block 1 #12;#12;Contents 0 Introduction 1 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2 Lagrangian mechanics 21 2.1 Reminder: Newton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2.2 Lagrangian mechanics in Cartesian coordinates . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 2.3 Generalised

Burton, Geoffrey R.

412

Extracting and using building blocks of knowledge in learning classifier systems  

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Human beings have the ability to apply the domain knowledge learned from a smaller problem to more complex problems of the same or a related domain, but currently evolutionary computation techniques lack this ability. Hence these techniques relearn from ... Keywords: building blocks, code fragments, learning classifier systems, pattern recognition, scalability, xcs

Muhammad Iqbal; Will N. Browne; Mengjie Zhang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Efficient heterogeneous execution on large multicore and accelerator platforms: Case study using a block tridiagonal solver  

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The algorithmic and implementation principles are explored in gainfully exploiting GPU accelerators in conjunction with multicore processors on high-end systems with large numbers of compute nodes, and evaluated in an implementation of a scalable block ... Keywords: Accelerator, GPU, Heterogeneous execution, Linear algebra, Memory management, Tridiagonal solver

Alfred J. Park, Kalyan S. Perumalla

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS are the build-ing blocks of modern society. Efficient and  

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TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS are the build- ing blocks of modern society. Efficient and safe movement. How- ever, transportation systems by their very nature also affect the environment through operations, construction, and maintenance of transportation facilities, and through the travel behaviors they encourage

Wang, Yuhang

415

A multi-agent architectural solution for coherent distributed reconfigurations of function blocks  

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The paper deals with distributed Multi-Agent Reconfigurable Embedded Control Systems following the International Industrial Standard IEC61499 in which a Function Block (abbreviated by FB) is an event-triggered software component owning data and a control ... Keywords: Coordination, Embedded control systems, Manufacturing systems, Modelling, Multi-agents, Reconfigurations, Verification

Mohamed Khalgui; Olfa Mosbahi; Hans-Michael Hanisch; Zhiwu Li

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Multi-Block Enhancement for Lagrangian Dendritic Mesh setup in Altair5  

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Initial mesh setup for an ASC mUlti-physics code at LANL is done using Altair5. Altair5 assumes that the final mesh is composed of logical structured mesh blocks linked together at mesh boundaries to form, ultimately, an unstructured mesh. Within these blocks, meshes may have dendrites, that is, local regions where two zones share common edges (in two-dimensions, or faces in three-dimensions) with a single zone. In many cases, contiguous subsets of the initial set of blocks may have the same material assigned to them, but without smoothing the mesh would form a computationally challenging initial mesh. Some of these blocks may also have zones with nodes on domain boundaries. This paper reports on the implementation of multiblock smoothing in Altair5, which allows for dendrites and for moving boundary nodes. Dendritic nodes are constrained to be located at the average of their neighbor nodes while boundary nodes are constrained to move along the boundary geometry. Two fundamentally different smoothing methods were implemented. First, a variational principle is presented that balances zonal size and distortion via a user selected weighting with constraints imposed using penalty methods for dendritic nodes and Lagrange multipliers for boundary nodes. Second, the Laplace-Beltrami smoother is presented. This is a general elliptic smoother which can easily be modified to give Laplacian and Winslow-Crowley mesh smoothing. Results are shown for several test meshes of interest.

Douglass, Rodney W [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

417

Compact microwave lamp having a tuning block and a dielectric located in a lamp cavity  

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A microwave lamp having a compact structure utilizing a coupling slot which has a dielectric member extending therethrough and a tuning block adjoining the coupling slot. A non-conventional waveguide is used which has about the width of a WR-284 waveguide and about the length of a WR-340 waveguide.

Simpson, James E. (Gaithersburg, MD)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Discrete-Time Block Models for Transmission Line Channels: Static and Doubly Selective Cases  

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Most methodologies for modeling Transmission Line (TL) based channels define the input-output relationship in the frequency domain (FD) and handle the TL resorting to a two-port network (2PN) formalism. These techniques have not yet been formally mapped into a discrete-time (DT) block model, which is useful to simulate and estimate the channel response as well as to design optimal precoding strategies. TL methods also fall short when they are applied to Time Varying (TV) systems, such as the power line channel. The objective of this paper is to establish if and how one can introduce a DT block model for the Power Line Channel. We prove that it is possible to use Lifting and Trailing Zeros (L&TZ) techniques to derive a DT block model that maps the TL-based input-output description directly in the time domain (TD) block channel model. More specifically, we find an interesting relationship between the elements of an ABCD matrix, defined in the FD, and filtering kernels that allow an elegant representation of...

Galli, Stefano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Kalman-filter model for determining block and trickle SNM losses  

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This paper describes an integrated decision procedure for deciding whether a diversion of SNM has occurred. Two possible types of diversion are considered: a block loss during a single time period and a cumulative trickle loss over several time periods. The methodology used is based on a compound Kalman filter model. Numerical examples illustrate our approach.

Barlow, R.E.; Durst, M.J.; Smiriga, N.G.

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Acceptance test procedure for removal of CS1K circuit switcher block and trip schemes  

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This supporting document provides a detailed process to test the functions of the circuit switcher, protective relays, alarms, SCADA and 125VDC control logic of 115kV and 13.8kV systems at B3S4 substation following the removal of trip and blocking schemes to Transformer No.1 Circuit Switcher B594.

HACHE, J.M.

1999-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of Finite-Time Barotropic Instability during Transition to Blocking  

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Linear instability analysis is applied to study the role of barotropic dynamics in the evolution of blocking events during winter 1990/91. Finite-time interval instabilities (i.e., nonnormal-mode structures defined as the singular vectors of the ...

Roberto Buizza; Franco Molteni

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Block entanglement of the Gutzwiller state and metal-insulator transition in nanochains  

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The block entanglement entropy is investigated in the Gutzwiller state as a function of the correlation projection parameter. A chain of $N$ sites is partitioned into two equal blocks. The entanglement entropy follows the conformal field theory (CFT) prediction of a logarithmic divergence with the size of the block in both the insulating limit (g=0) with central charge c=1, and the metallic limit (g=1) with c=2. In the metal-insulator crossover regime, it deviates from the CFT result. A scaling form is proposed that gives a good data collapse, exhibiting a metal-insulator crossover at g*N^(1/3) ~ 0.24. The entanglement spectrum also shows noticeable deviation, from the CFT prediction, in the crossover regime, thus it can also track a metal-insulator transition. The spacing distribution of the eigenvalues of the block reduced density matrix is investigated as a function of g, and is seen to exhibit a weak signature of the metal-insulator crossover. These results compare well with recent experiments on metal-insulator transitions in Ni nanochains.

Archak Purkayastha; V. Subrahmanyam

2013-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

423

Fast non-blocking atomic commit: an inherent trade-off  

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This paper investigates the time-complexity of the non-blocking atomic commit (NBAC) problem in a synchronous distributed model where t out of n processes may fail by crashing. We exhibit for t ? 3 an inherent trade-off between ... Keywords: atomic commit, complexity, distributed algorithms

Partha Dutta; Rachid Guerraoui; Bastian Pochon

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

On the fusion matrix of the N=1 Neveu-Schwarz blocks  

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We propose an exact form of the fusion matrix of the Neveu-Schwarz blocks that appear in a correlation function of four super-primary fields. Orthogonality relation satisfied by this matrix is equivalent to the bootstrap equation for the four-point super-primary correlator in the N=1 supersymmetric Liouville theory.

Leszek Hadasz

2007-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

425

Overview of NCHRP Design Guideline for EPS-Block Geofoam in Slope Stabilization and Repair  

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Manhattan College Bronx, New York 10471 Tel: (718) 826-7177 E-mail: john.horvath@manhattan.edu Dov and repair applications based on the results of National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Project was performed under NCHRP Project 24-11(01) and produced a design guideline for use of EPS blocks in stand

Horvath, John S.

426

Gravity and subsurface investigation of the Presidio Bolson area, Texas  

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An integrated geophysical-geologic study of the Presidio Bolson area was undertaken primarily using gravity measurements and deep drilling data. Over 2000 gravity readings were used to construct maps of the area and two-dimensional computer modeling of gravity profiles was used to derive earth models. These data outlined the major geologic features of the area and were dominated by Tertiary block faulting and volcanism. The main feature of interest was the Presidio Bolson, which is located in a major graben (Presidio Graben) over 1 km deep in the area near Ruidosa, Texas. These data also suggest that hot springs associated with the Presidio Graben derive their heat from buried Tertiary intrusions associated with this graben or by deep circulation along the boundary faults of the graben.

Mraz, J.R.; Keller, G.R.

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

TITLE BLOCK  

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SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS OF COMMERCIAL FATS AND OILS METHOD NUMBER: Joint AOCS/JOCS Official Method Cd 28-10 APPROVAL: Official Method with full collaborative data TITLE: Glycidyl Fatty Acid Esters in Edible Oils DEFINITION: This meth

428

On the diversity order of non-orthogonal amplify-and-forward over block-fading channels  

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In this paper, we deal with the performance of nonorthogonal Amplify-and-Forward protocols over block-fading channels (BFNAF), where the source retransmits the same data during cooperation in order to increase spatial diversity. Despite the additional ... Keywords: amplify-and-forward, block fading, cooperative networks, relay channel, spatial diversity

Ioannis Krikidis; John S. Thompson; Steve McLaughlin

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Synthesis and Characterization of Stimuli Responsive Block Copolymers, Self-Assembly Behavior and Applications  

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The central theme of this thesis work is to develop new block copolymer materials for biomedical applications. While there are many reports of stimuli-responsive amphiphilic [19-21] and crosslinked hydrogel materials [22], the development of an in situ gel forming, pH responsive pentablock copolymer is a novel contribution to the field, Figure 1.1 is a sketch of an ABCBA pentablock copolymer. The A blocks are cationic tertiary amine methacrylates blocked to a central Pluronic F127 triblock copolymer. In addition to the prerequisite synthetic and macromolecular characterization of these new materials, the self-assembled supramolecular structures formed by the pentablock were experimentally evaluated. This synthesis and characterization process serves to elucidate the important structure property relationships of these novel materials, The pH and temperature responsive behavior of the pentablock copolymer were explored especially with consideration towards injectable drug delivery applications. Future synthesis work will focus on enhancing and tuning the cell specific targeting of DNA/pentablock copolymer polyplexes. The specific goals of this research are: (1) Develop a synthetic route for gel forming pentablock block copolymers with pH and temperature sensitive properties. Synthesis of these novel copolymers is accomplished with ATRP, yielding low polydispersity and control of the block copolymer architecture. Well defined macromolecular characteristics are required to tailor the phase behavior of these materials. (2) Characterize relationship between the size and shape of pentablock copolymer micelles and gel structure and the pH and temperature of the copolymer solutions with SAXS, SANS and CryoTEM. (3) Evaluate the temperature and pH induced phase separation and macroscopic self-assembly phenomenon of the pentablock copolymer. (4) Utilize the knowledge gained from first three goals to design and formulate drug delivery formulations based on the multi-responsive properties of the pentablock copolymer. Demonstrate potential biomedical applications of these materials with in vitro drug release studies from pentablock copolymer hydrogels. The intent of this work is to contribute to the knowledge necessary for further tailoring of these, and other functional block copolymer materials for biomedical applications.

Michael Duane Determan

2005-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

430

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

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

431

Dielectric magnifying of plasma blocks by nonlinear force acceleration with delayed electron heating  

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Specific studies were performed in order to increase the thickness of laser generated directed space charge quasineutral plasma blocks with anomalously high ion current densities above 10{sup 11} A/cm{sup 2}. This may lead to an alternative scheme of laser driven fusion with the irradiation of petawatt-picosecond laser pulses. Initial electron densities were used with Rayleigh profiles, because these are unique for inhomogeneous plasmas for undistorted acceleration at very low reflectivity until thermal absorption processes disturb these ideal conditions. Numerical hydrodynamic results based on a genuine two-fluid code are presented to optimize the block generation for possible fast ignition and details show the delay of thermal exchange between the ion and electron plasma fluid.

Sadighi-Bonabi, Rasoul [Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11365-9567, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Yazdani, Elnaz [Department of Physics, Amirkabir University of Technology, P.O. Box 15875-4413, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of) and Laser and Optics Research School P.O. Box 14155-1339, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Cang Yu [Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080 (China); Hora, Heinrich [Department of Theoretical Physics, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052 (Australia)

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

432

Block copolymer with simultaneous electric and ionic conduction for use in lithium ion batteries  

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Redox reactions that occur at the electrodes of batteries require transport of both ions and electrons to the active centers. Reported is the synthesis of a block copolymer that exhibits simultaneous electronic and ionic conduction. A combination of Grignard metathesis polymerization and click reaction was used successively to synthesize the block copolymer containing regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) (P3HT) and poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) segments. The P3HT-PEO/LiTFSI mixture was then used to make a lithium battery cathode with LiFePO.sub.4 as the only other component. All-solid lithium batteries of the cathode described above, a solid electrolyte and a lithium foil as the anode showed capacities within experimental error of the theoretical capacity of the battery. The ability of P3HT-PEO to serve all of the transport and binding functions required in a lithium battery electrode is thus demonstrated.

2013-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

433

Synthesis and Characterization of Smart Block Copolymers for Biomineralization and Biomedical Applications  

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Self-assembly is a powerful tool in forming structures with nanoscale dimensions. Self-assembly of macromolecules provides an efficient and rapid pathway for the formation of structures from the nanometer to micrometer range that are difficult, if not impossible to obtain by conventional lithographic techniques [1]. Depending on the morphologies obtained (size, shape, periodicity, etc.) these self-assembled systems have already been applied or shown to be useful for a number of applications in nanotechnology [2], biomineralization [3, 4], drug delivery [5, 6] and gene therapy [7]. In this respect, amphiphilic block copolymers that self-organize in solution have been found to be very versatile [1]. In recent years, polymer-micellar systems have been designed that are adaptable to their environment and able to respond in a controlled manner to external stimuli. In short, synthesis of 'nanoscale objects' that exhibit 'stimulus-responsive' properties is a topic gathering momentum, because their behavior is reminiscent of that exhibited by proteins [8]. By integrating environmentally sensitive homopolymers into amphiphilic block copolymers, smart block copolymers with self assembled supramolecular structures that exhibit stimuli or environmentally responsive properties can be obtained [1]. Several synthetic polymers are known to have environmentally responsive properties. Changes in the physical, chemical or biochemical environment of these polymers results in modulation of the solubility or chain conformation of the polymer [9]. There are many common schemes of engineering stimuli responsive properties into materials [8, 9]. Polymers exhibiting lower critical solution temperature (LCST) are soluble in solvent below a specific temperature and phase separate from solvent above that temperature while polymers exhibiting upper critical solution temperatures (UCST) phase separate below a certain temperature. The solubility of polymers with ionizable moieties depends on the pH of the solution. Polymers with polyzwitterions, anions and cations have been shown to exhibit pH responsive self assembly. Other stimuli responsive polymers include glucose sensitive polymers, calcium ion-sensitive polymers and so on. Progress in living radical polymerization (LRP) methods [10] has made it possible for the facile synthesis of these block copolymer systems with controlled molecular weights and well defined architectures. The overall theme of this work is to develop novel smart block copolymers for biomineralization and biomedical applications. Synthesis and characterization of self-assembling thermoreversible ionic block copolymers as templates in biomimetic nanocomposite synthesis using a bottom-up approach is a novel contribution in this respect. Further, we have extended these families of copolymers to include block copolymer-peptide conjugates to enhance biological specificity. Future directions on this work will focus on enhancing the polymer templating properties for biomineralization by expanding the family of block copolymers with organic polypeptides and biological polypeptide scaffolds as well as a detailed understanding of the polymer-inorganic nanocomposites at the molecular level using small angle scattering analysis. Glucose responsive polymer hydrogels for drug delivery, polymer-ligand conjugates for non-viral therapy and thermoresponsive injectable photocrosslinkable hydrogels for posttraumatic arthritis cartilage healing are other applications of these novel copolymers synthesized in our work.

Mathumai Kanapathipillai

2008-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

434

Action of protein synthesis inhibitors in blocking electrogenic H/sup +/ efflux from corn roots  

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The block in the electrogenic H/sup +/ efflux produced by protein synthesis inhibitors in corn root tissue can be released or by-passed by addition of fusicoccin or nigericin. The inhibition also lowers cell potential, and the release repolarizes. Associated with the inhibition of H/sup +/ efflux is inhibition of K/sup +/ influx and the growth of the root tip; fusicoccin partially relieves these inhibitions, but nigericin does not. The inhibition of H/sup +/ efflux which arises from blocking the proton channel of the ATPase by oligomycin or N,N'-dicyclohexylcarbodiimide can also be partially relieved by fusicoccin, but not by nigericin; the inhibition produced by diethylstilbestrol is not relieved by fusicoccin. The results are discussed in terms of the presumed mode of action of fusicoccin on the plasmalemma ATPase.

Chastain, C.J.; LaFayette, P.R.; Hanson, J.B.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Dilute Group III-V nitride intermediate band solar cells with contact blocking layers  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An intermediate band solar cell (IBSC) is provided including a p-n junction based on dilute III-V nitride materials and a pair of contact blocking layers positioned on opposite surfaces of the p-n junction for electrically isolating the intermediate band of the p-n junction by blocking the charge transport in the intermediate band without affecting the electron and hole collection efficiency of the p-n junction, thereby increasing open circuit voltage (V.sub.OC) of the IBSC and increasing the photocurrent by utilizing the intermediate band to absorb photons with energy below the band gap of the absorber layers of the IBSC. Hence, the overall power conversion efficiency of a IBSC will be much higher than an conventional single junction solar cell. The p-n junction absorber layers of the IBSC may further have compositionally graded nitrogen concentrations to provide an electric field for more efficient charge collection.

Walukiewicz, Wladyslaw (Kensington, CA); Yu, Kin Man (Lafayette, CA)

2012-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

436

Eocene tectonic controls on reservoir distribution in VLE 196, Block V, Lamar Field, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela  

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Integrated interpretation of three-dimensional seismic and well-logging data reveals a prominent �pop-up� structure associated with the VLE 400 fault on the regional unconformity between the Eocene and Miocene in the VLE 196 field, Maracaibo basin, Venezuela. The VLE 400 fault family, an eastern splay of the left-lateral Icotea fault in the basin, played an important role in hydrocarbon migration and accumulation in the field. Hydrocarbons accumulated to the east of the fault but not to the west. The �pop-up� structure on the Eocene unconformity has a four -way dip closure, straddling the fault and extending to the west of the fault. Structures of the Misoa Formation, which is the main reservoir developed below the unconformity in the basin, differ from the structure of the unconformity. The structure of the Misoa Formation shows a tilted uplift of the eastern block of the fault dipping toward the east caused by thrust tectonic movements. Thrust movement and following strike-slip movements provided additional accommodation space to the west of the fault and generated expanded thickness of Eocene sediments compared to the area east of the fault. The thickness of the Misoa Formation east and west of the fault shows no significant changes. Expanded sediments overlie the Misoa Formation in the western block in lateral contact with Misoa sediments eastern block act as a lateral seal. Ductile movement of the Guasare Formation shale contributed to the lateral sealing of the fault against the reservoir rocks in the eastern block. Mobilization of the Guasare Formation modified the structure of overlying formations including the anticline of the Eocene unconformity. The growth strata provide useful information of reactivation of e xisting faults, especially subtle movements which are not recognized by conventional seismic interpretation. Growth strata isochrons shows subtle reactivation of the VLE 400 fault family during Miocene time.

Choi, Byeonggoo

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Polydispersity-Driven Block Copolymer Amphiphile Self-Assembly into Prolate-Spheroid Micelles  

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The aqueous self-assembly behavior of polydisperse poly(ethylene oxide-b-1,4-butadiene-b-ethylene oxide) (OBO) macromolecular triblock amphiphiles is examined to discern the implications of continuous polydispersity in the hydrophobic block on the resulting aqueous micellar morphologies of otherwise monodisperse polymer surfactants. The chain length polydispersity and implicit composition polydispersity of these samples furnishes a distribution of preferred interfacial curvatures, resulting in dilute aqueous block copolymer dispersions exhibiting coexisting spherical and rod-like micelles with vesicles in a single sample with a O weight fraction, w{sub O}, of 0.18. At higher w{sub O} = 0.51-0.68, the peak in the interfacial curvature distribution shifts and we observe the formation of only American football-shaped micelles. We rationalize the formation of these anisotropically shaped aggregates based on the intrinsic distribution of preferred curvatures adopted by the polydisperse copolymer amphiphiles and on the relief of core block chain stretching by chain-length-dependent intramicellar segregation.

Schmitt, Andrew L.; Repollet-Pedrosa, Milton H.; Mahanthappa, Mahesh K. (UW)

2013-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

438

Wintertime Blocking and Mountain Forcing of the Zonally-Averaged Flow: A Cross-Spectral Time Series Analysis of Observed Data  

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Nine winters of Northern Hemisphere observations are used for a statistical analysis of the relation between the mountain forcing of the zonally-averaged barotropic wind and blocking. Thereby, the temporal variability of the phenomenon “blocking” ...

Werner Metz

1985-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Barriers to faulting in the Basin-Range province: evidence from the Sou Hills transverse block  

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Transverse structural blocks may inhibit the propagation of fault ruptures in the Basin-Range province. The Sou Hills, between Dixie and Pleasant Valleys, is a block of uplifted Tertiary bedrock transverse to the NNE-SSW trend of the central Nevada seismic belt. Three lines of evidence indicate that offset due to normal faulting is much less in the Sou Hills compared to adjacent segments of the seismic belt. First, estimates of total late Cenozoic offsets of pre-extension basalts show that the total offset is less in the Sou Hills. Second, analyses of landforms that reflect rates of relative uplift show that Quaternary tectonic activity on range-bounding faults declines where faults join the Sou Hills. Third, measurements of late Quaternary fault scarps show that individual rupture segments in the Sou Hills are shorter in length and have smaller displacements compared to the nearly continuous ruptures of several meters offset found along the Tobin and Stillwater Ranges to the north and south. The Sou Hills rupture pattern is distinctive: ruptures are dispersed over a wide zone rather than being concentrated along well-defined range fronts. Normal faulting patterns produced by the 1915 Pleasant Valley, Nevada and the 1983 Borah Peak, Idaho earthquakes indicate that a discontinuous, spatially dispersed faulting style typifies ruptures which die out in transverse bedrock features. These historic analogues support a model for prehistoric faulting in which ruptures have repeatedly died out in the Sou Hills. Transverse blocks such as the Sou Hills appear to present barriers to propagating ruptures.

Fonseca, J.E.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Similarities between Optimal Precursors that Trigger the Onset of Blocking Events and Optimally Growing Initial Errors in Onset Prediction  

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A triangular T21, three-level, quasigeostrophic global spectral model was used to investigate how precursors relate to the predictability of blocking onset when a conditional nonlinear optimal perturbation approach is used. Here the authors ...

Mu Mu; Zhina Jiang

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Re-Designing Contemporary City Blocks : Designing In Favour Of Energy Conservation For A City In Desert: Kerman, Iran.  

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??In Iran, urban block morphology has changed as a result of the architectural focus shifting away from traditional concerns such as climate-and-energy sensitivity onto issues… (more)

Sajadpour, Paria

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

A Numerical Simulation of Amplification of Low-Frequency Planetary Waves and Blocking Formations by the Upscale Energy Cascade  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study, nonlinear numerical simulations of amplification of low-frequency planetary waves and concurrent blocking formations were performed. The simulations are conducted by a barotropic spectral model derived from three-dimensional ...

H. L. Tanaka

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Block copolymer micellar thin films as templates for the production of tunable inorganic nanocluster arrays and their applications  

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In the past decade, the use of self-assembling systems for the fabrication of materials on the nanometer scale has been an active area of research. Block copolymer thin films are a subclass of' self-assembling systems that ...

Bennett, Ryan Derek

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Recipient: County of Lancaster, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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5 5 Recipient: County of Lancaster, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Lancaster County Environmental Center Energy Efficiency Retrofits A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause **This NEPA determination is limited to lighting upgrades, installation of a PV system; installation of a geothermal heat pump is conditioned pending further NEPA review. Lancaster County Environmental Center Renewable Energy System B5.1 Waste Stream clause Historic Preservation clause Engineering clause County Facility Energy Audits A9 None. This NEPA determination is limited to audits only.

445

SystemC-AMS high-level modeling of linear analog blocks with power consumption information  

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SystemC-AMS allows the modeling of complex heterogeneous systems at different levels of abstraction using different modeling styles, called Models of Computation (MoC). This work presents an approach for including energy consumption information in high-level ... Keywords: passive fourth-order low pass filter, systemC-AMS high-level modeling, linear analog blocks, power consumption information, energy consumption information, linear electrical circuits, systemC-AMS linear signal flow MoC, SPICE netlist, state space representation extraction, LSF description level

L. Bousquet; F. Cenni; E. Simeu

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Recipient: Lounty of Salt Lake ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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0 0 Recipient: Lounty of Salt Lake ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Development of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy All, B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activities without NEPA approval from DOE Energy Efficiency Grants to Nonprofits A9, B5.1 Allowable: Any administrative actions/audits associated with this activity Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activities without NEPA approval from DOE Home Performance Energy Star B5.1 Upgrade Planning & Zoning Ordinances for Wind, Solar,

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Recipient. City of Orlando ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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79 79 Recipient. City of Orlando ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Orlando Science Center Efficiency and Renewable Upgrades and Education A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historical Preservation Clause (EE upgrades, financial leveraging and educational activities only) Transportation Electrification A9, All CX applies to education, outreach, metrics & accountability activities only. (Additional activities unclear but may include infrastructure development of charging stations for PHEV.) Community Energy Efficiency and Weatherization A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause (Audits w/ weatherization upgrades to low

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Recipient: County of Henrico, Virginia ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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. EE 000 0871 . EE 000 0871 Recipient: County of Henrico, Virginia ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Energy Improvements, Upgrades and Conservation Improvements (Lighting retrofits and building automation upgrades) B5.1 Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historic Preservation clauses. Additional Comments: NETL forms for both lighting and automation retrofits were submitted. No historic sites will be affected according to these. Most likely works will not imply significant construction or installation of heavy equipment. Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the

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Recipient: City of San Antonio, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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970 970 Recipient: City of San Antonio, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) City Lights B5.1 Waste Stream, and Historical Preservation clauses Community Green Retrofit Program B2.5, B5.1 Engineering, waste stream, and historical preservation clauses. Municipal Facility Retrofit Program B5.1 Engineering, waste stream, and historical preservation clauses. Allowable: Any administrative action/audits associated with this activity. Prohibited: Any implementation of projects/construction activities without approval from DOE. Transportation Enhancement Initiative B5.1 Engineering, waste stream, and historical preservation clauses.

450

Scoping heat transfer analysis of a completely-blocked Type-Q septifoil  

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Heat removal mechanisms for a completely-blocked Type-Q (new design) septifoil situated in an otherwise normally operating K-reactor are investigated in this report. The best-estimate maximum septifoil heat generation rate for a 26.2{degrees}C cooling water inlet temperature is 119 to 141 kW depending on the counter-current flow limitation correlation chosen. The corresponding reactor powers are 648 and 768 MW or 27 and 32% of 2400 MW (historical annual averaged full power). These estimates are based on a steady-state scoping analysis and have a large uncertainty.

Flach, G.P.

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Interpenetrating metal-organic frameworks formed by self-assembly of tetrahedral and octahedral building blocks  

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To investigate the relationship between topological types and molecular building blocks (MBBs), we have designed and synthesized a series of three-dimensional (3D) interpenetrating metal-organic frameworks based on different polygons or polyhedra under hydrothermal conditions, namely [Cd(bpib){sub 0.5}(L{sup 1})] (1), [Cd(bpib){sub 0.5}(L{sup 2})].H{sub 2}O (2), [Cd(bpib){sub 0.5}(L{sup 3})] (3) and [Cd(bib){sub 0.5}(L{sup 1})] (4), where bpib=1,4-bis(2-(pyridin-2-yl)-1H-imidazol-1-yl)butane, bib=1,4-bis(1H-imidazol-1-yl)butane, H{sub 2}L{sup 1}=4-(4-carboxybenzyloxy)benzoic acid, H{sub 2}L{sup 2}=4,4'-(ethane-1,2-diylbis(oxy))dibenzoic acid and H{sub 2}L{sup 3}=4,4'-(1,4-phenylenebis(methylene))bis(oxy)dibenzoic acid, respectively. Their structures have been determined by single crystal X-ray diffraction analyses and further characterized by elemental analyses, IR spectra, and thermogravimetric (TG) analyses. Compounds 1-3 display alpha-Po topological nets with different degrees of interpenetration based on the similar octahedral [Cd{sub 2}(-COO){sub 4}] building blocks. Compound 4 is a six-fold interpenetrating diamondoid net based on tetrahedral MBBs. By careful inspection of these structures, we find that various carboxylic ligands and N-donor ligands with different coordination modes and conformations, and metal centers with different geometries are important for the formation of the different MBBs. It is believed that different topological types lie on different MBBs with various polygons or polyhedra. Such as four- and six-connected topologies are formed by tetrahedral and octahedral building blocks. In addition, with the increase of carboxylic ligands' length, the degrees of interpenetration have been changed in the alpha-Po topological nets. And the luminescent properties of these compounds have been investigated in detail. - Graphical abstract: A series of three-dimensional interpenetrating metal-organic frameworks based on different polygons or polyhedra has been synthesized. The crystal structures and topological analysis of these compounds, along with a systematic investigation of the relationship between topological types and molecular building blocks, will be discussed.

Lu Yongming; Lan Yaqian; Xu Yanhong [Institute of Functional Material Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Polyoxometalate Science of Ministry of Education, Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Su Zhongmin, E-mail: zmsu@nenu.edu.c [Institute of Functional Material Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Polyoxometalate Science of Ministry of Education, Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Li Shunli, E-mail: lishunli@yahoo.c [Institute of Functional Material Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Polyoxometalate Science of Ministry of Education, Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Zang Hongying; Xu Guangjuan [Institute of Functional Material Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Polyoxometalate Science of Ministry of Education, Faculty of Chemistry, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China)

2009-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

452

Performance of the block-Krylov energy group solvers in Jaguar  

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A new method of coupling the inner and outer iterations for deterministic transport problems is proposed. This method is termed the Multigroup Energy Blocking Method (MEBM) and has been implemented in the deterministic transport solver Jaguar, which is currently under development at KAPL. The method is derived for both fixed-source and eigenvalue problems. The method is then applied to a PWR pin cell model, both in fixed-source mode and eigenvalue mode. The results show that the MEBM improves the convergence of both types of problems when applied to the thermal (up-scattering) groups. (authors)

Watson, A. M.; Kennedy, R. A. [Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation, P.O. Box 1072, Schenectady, NY 12301-1072 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Alfven Wave Collisions, The Fundamental Building Block of Plasma Turbulence II: Numerical Solution  

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This paper presents the numerical verification of an asymptotic analytical solution for the nonlinear interaction between counterpropagating Alfven waves, the fundamental building block of astrophysical plasma turbulence. The analytical solution, derived in the weak turbulence limit using the equations of incompressible MHD, is compared to a nonlinear gyrokinetic simulation of an Alfven wave collision. The agreement between these methods signifies that the incompressible solution satisfactorily describes the essential dynamics of the nonlinear energy transfer, even under the weakly collisional plasma conditions relevant to many astrophysical environments.

Nielson, Kevin D; Dorland, William

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Cooperative Transmission Using Quasi-Orthogonal Space-Time Block Codes with Adaptive Decode-and-Forward Relaying Protocol  

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In this paper, we propose a cooperative transmission scheme using quasi-orthogonal space-time block codes (QOSTBCs) for multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) relay networks. Comparing with the conventional cooperative transmission scheme using orthogonal ... Keywords: Channel state information (CSI) feedback, Decode-and-forward (DF), Multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) relay, Outage probability, Space-time block codes (STBCs)

Yang Gao; Jianhua Ge; Yancheng Ji

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

USING BLOCKS OF SKEWERS FOR FASTER COMPUTATION OF PIXEL PURITY INDEX  

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The pixel purity index (PPI) algorithm proposed by Boardman, et al.1 identifies potential endmember pixels in multispectral imagery. The algorithm generates a large number of skewers (unit vectors in random directions), and then computes the dot product of each skewer with each pixel. The PPI is incremented for those pixels associated with the extreme values of the dot products. A small number of pixels (a subset of those with the largest PPI values) are selected as pure and the rest of the pixels in the image are expressed as linear mixtures of these pure endmembers. This provides a convenient and physically-motivated decomposition of the image in terms of a relatively few components. We report on a variant of the PPI algorithm in which blocks of B skewers are considered at a time. From the computation of B dot products, one can produce a much larger set of derived dot products that are associated with skewers that are linear combinations of the original B skewers. Since the derived dot products involve only scalar operations, instead of full vector dot products, they can be very cheaply computed. We will also discuss a hardware implementation on a field programmable gate array (FPGA) processor both of the original PPI algorithm and of the block-skewer approach. We will furthermore discuss the use of fast PPI as a front-end to more sophisticated algorithms for selecting the actual endmembers.

J. THEILER; D. LAVENIER; ET AL

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Quality assurance plan for the High Level Controller for the CBMS Block II  

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This document establishes the software Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) for the High Level Controller for the Chemical and Biological Mass Spectrometer Block II (HLC/CBMS-II) project activities under the Computing, Robotics, and Education (CRE) Directorate management. It defines the requirements and assigns responsibilities for ensuring, with a high degree of confidence, that project objectives will be achieved as planned. The CBMS Program was awarded to ORNL by the US Army Chemical and Biological Defense command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, to design the next version (Block II) mass spectrometer for the detection and identification of chemical and biological warfare agents, to fabricate four engineering prototypes, and to construct eight preproduction units. Section 1 of this document provides an introduction to the HLC/CBMS-II project QAP. Sections 2 and 3 describe the specific aspects of quality assurance as applicable to the project. Section 4 reviews the project approach to risk management. The Risk Management Matrix given in Appendix A is a tool to assess, prioritize, and prevent problems before they occur; therefore, the matrix will be reviewed and revised on a periodic basis. Appendix B shows the quality assurance criteria of the DOE Order 5700.6C and their applicability to this project.

Reid, R.W.; Robbins, I.F.; Stewart, K.A.; Terry, C.L.; Whitaker, R.A.; Wolf, D.A.; Zager, J.C.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

CRASH: A BLOCK-ADAPTIVE-MESH CODE FOR RADIATIVE SHOCK HYDRODYNAMICS-IMPLEMENTATION AND VERIFICATION  

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We describe the Center for Radiative Shock Hydrodynamics (CRASH) code, a block-adaptive-mesh code for multi-material radiation hydrodynamics. The implementation solves the radiation diffusion model with a gray or multi-group method and uses a flux-limited diffusion approximation to recover the free-streaming limit. Electrons and ions are allowed to have different temperatures and we include flux-limited electron heat conduction. The radiation hydrodynamic equations are solved in the Eulerian frame by means of a conservative finite-volume discretization in either one-, two-, or three-dimensional slab geometry or in two-dimensional cylindrical symmetry. An operator-split method is used to solve these equations in three substeps: (1) an explicit step of a shock-capturing hydrodynamic solver; (2) a linear advection of the radiation in frequency-logarithm space; and (3) an implicit solution of the stiff radiation diffusion, heat conduction, and energy exchange. We present a suite of verification test problems to demonstrate the accuracy and performance of the algorithms. The applications are for astrophysics and laboratory astrophysics. The CRASH code is an extension of the Block-Adaptive Tree Solarwind Roe Upwind Scheme (BATS-R-US) code with a new radiation transfer and heat conduction library and equation-of-state and multi-group opacity solvers. Both CRASH and BATS-R-US are part of the publicly available Space Weather Modeling Framework.

Van der Holst, B.; Toth, G.; Sokolov, I. V.; Myra, E. S.; Fryxell, B.; Drake, R. P. [Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States); Powell, K. G. [Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States); Holloway, J. P. [Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States); Stout, Q. [Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States); Adams, M. L.; Morel, J. E. [Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 (United States); Karni, S. [Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 (United States)

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

The Fluctuations of Blocked Ionic Current Reveal the Instantaneous Statuses of DNA in Graphene Nanopore  

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Extracting the sequence information of DNA from the blocked ionic current is the crucial step of the ionic current-based nanopore sequencing approaches. The thinnest graphene nanopore, which contained only one layer of carbon atoms, potentially has ultra-high DNA sequencing sensitivity. However, the dynamical translocation information of DNA contained in the blocked ionic current has not been well understood to date. In this letter, an assessment to the sensitivity of ionic current-based graphene nanopore DNA sensing approach was carried out using molecular dynamics simulations. By filtering the molecular thermal motion induced noise of ionic current, we found that the instantaneous conformational variations of DNA in graphene nanopore could be revealed from the fluctuations of the denoised ionic current. However, the blockage of ionic current which induced by the proximity of the DNA base-pairs to the nanopore (within 1.5 nm) was also observed. Although the expected single-base resolution of graphene nanopore should be enhanced by further studies, our findings indicated that the ionic current-based graphene nanopore sensing approach has high sensitivity to the instantaneous translocation status of DNA.

Wenping Lv; Ren'an Wu

2013-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

459

Recipient: County ut Pinal, AZ ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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5 5 Recipient: County ut Pinal, AZ ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Activity 1 - Energy Efficiency Audits A9, All This NEPA determination is limited to conducting audits/compiling the results of the audits/and making recommendations only. (see Activity 4 for audit implementation activities) Activity 2 - Energy Efficiency Municipal Partnership A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering clause Activity 3 - Ironwood-Gantzel Roadway Traffic Lights Synchronization A9 None Activity 4 - Energy Efficiency Corrective Measures Implementation A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause

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Recipient: County of Washington, Oregon ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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25 25 Recipient: County of Washington, Oregon ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Wa. Co. EE&C Project for County Facilities and Land Use and Transportation Development A9 B5.1 Waste stream Clause Historical Preservation Clause Engineering Clause (Installation of rooftop PV systems onto county government buildings) Energy Efficiency Retrofits B2.5 B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historical Preservation Clause (EE retrofits and lighting replacements) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Development Project - Transportation A9 All CX applies to administration, planning, siting and developing of a bike, trail and pedestrian system.

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Recipient: County of McHenry, IL ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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21 21 Recipient: County of McHenry, IL ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Project #1: Daylighting B5.1 None Project #2: Occupancy Sensors B5.1 None Project #3: Administration Building - LED Parking Lot Lighting B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Project #4: Annex A - Replace Hot Water Boiler B5.1 Waste Stream Clause *boiler replacements cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Project #5: Annex A - Window Film B5.1 None Project #6: Department of Transportation Building - Skylights B5.1 Historic Preservation Clause Waste Stream Clause Project #7: Department of Transportation Building - HID to T8 Fluorescent with Occupancy Sensors

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AMENDMENT OF SOLICITATION/MODIFICATlON OF CONTRACT MI54 I See Block 16C I  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

MI54 I MI54 I See Block 16C I REQ. NO. Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Pantex, LLC PO Box 30020 Amarillo, TX 79120 2. AMENDMENTIMODIFICATION NO. 1 3. EFFECTIVE DATE 1 4. REQUlSlTlONlPURCHASE 1 5. PROJECT NO. (If a ~ ~ l i c a b l e ) l.CoNTRACTIDCODE ~ . . U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Service Center Property and M&O Contract Support Department P.O. Box 5400 Albuquerque, NM 87185-5400 I I 9B. DATED (SEE ITEM 1 1 ) PAGE 1 OF 2 PAGES 6. ISSUED BY CODE 1 7. ADMINISTERED BY (If other than Item 6 ) CODE I - - - - U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Manager, Pantex Site Office P.O. Box 30030 Amarillo, TX 79120 10A. MODIFICATION OF CONTRACTIORDER NO. 1 I 8. NAME AND ADDRESS OF CONTRACTOR (No., street, county, state, ZIP Code)

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Overview of Eulerian Methods and Block Adaptive Mesh Refinement Techniques at Sandia  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Crawford, D.A. et al. 1 Crawford, D.A. et al. 1 Overview of Eulerian Methods and Block Adaptive Mesh Refinement Techniques at Sandia D. A. Crawford* and D. M. Hensinger* * Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Multi-material shock-physics Eulerian codes have undergone several generations of refinement in as many decades at Sandia. The widely used code, CTH, can trace its lineage to the one- and two-dimensional codes CHARTD and CSQ. An adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) strategy has been implemented in CTH, providing improved performance and memory utilization and evidence of improved scaling for large problems. The ALE (Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian) code ALEGRA combines the multi- material shock physics capabilities found in CTH with a finite element

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Recipient: City of Chandler, Arizona ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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36 36 Recipient: City of Chandler, Arizona ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Replacement of Inefficient HVAC Systems in City Buildings and Facilities B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation clause Engineering Clause *Boiler replacement cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Replace interior lighting and controls in City buildings B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation clause Replace exterior windows at the Chandler Municipal Court with high efficiency windows B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation clause Installation of LED Exterior Parking Lot, Walkway and Area Lighting B5.1 Waste Stream Clause

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Recipient. Uty of San Jose ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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81 81 Recipient. Uty of San Jose ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) LED Streetlights A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream clause Municipal Energy Efficiency Retrofits A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream clause Historic Preservation clause Engineering clause Municipal Solar Program A9, All Administration, outreach, technical advice, and outreach should be CX'd; implementation of projects under this activity should be conditioned pending further NEPA review. Additional Comments: Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (as authorized under DOE Order 451.1B), I have

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Alfven Wave Collisions, The Fundamental Building Block of Plasma Turbulence IV: Laboratory Experiment  

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Turbulence is a phenomenon found throughout space and astrophysical plasmas. It plays an important role in solar coronal heating, acceleration of the solar wind, and heating of the interstellar medium. Turbulence in these regimes is dominated by Alfven waves. Most turbulence theories have been established using ideal plasma models, such as incompressible MHD. However, there has been no experimental evidence to support the use of such models for weakly to moderately collisional plasmas which are relevant to various space and astrophysical plasma environments. We present the first experiment to measure the nonlinear interaction between two counterpropagating Alfven waves, which is the building block for astrophysical turbulence theories. We present here four distinct tests that demonstrate conclusively that we have indeed measured the daughter Alfven wave generated nonlinearly by a collision between counterpropagating Alfven waves.

Drake, D J; Howes, G G; Kletzing, C A; Skiff, F; Carter, T A; Auerbach, D W

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recipient: City of Laredo, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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67 67 Recipient: City of Laredo, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Administration A9, All None. Downtown Lighting Retrofit B5.1 Waste stream clause Historical preservation clause Downtown Solar Trash Compactor 65.1 Waste stream clause Historical preservation clause Hillside Recreation Center Alternative Energy Project B5.1 Waste stream clause Historical preservation clause Engineering clause Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund A9, All, B5.1 All administrative activities, audits, outreach, and technical advice should be CX'd. All EE activities are subject to the Waste Stream Clause, Historic Preservation clause, and Engineering clause.

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Recipient: County of Kitsap, WA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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it: EE 000 0853 it: EE 000 0853 Recipient: County of Kitsap, WA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Kitsap Built Green Projects B5.1 Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historic Preservation clauses. Kitsap County Building Retrofits and Energy Efficiency Upgrades (Green Jobs Initiative) B5.1 except geothermal Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historic Preservation clauses. Prohibited: Any implementation of geothermal projects/construction activities without NEPA approval from DOE. Geothermal projects are to be provided to DOE for analysis. Energy Efficiency Implementation and Strategy A9, All, B5.1 None Energy Services Corps A9, All, B5.1

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Recipient: County of Howard, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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2 2 Recipient: County of Howard, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Electric Pick-up truck for on- site use at Alpha Ridge Landfill B5.1 None Landfill Forced Draft Heater A9 This CX applies to preliminary engineering and design tasks only. Additional information is required to make a NEPA determination for construction and operation tasks. Diesel Hybrid Truck B5.1 None Home Energy Audits A9 None Park Ballfield Lights Energy Efficiency B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Energy Efficiency Analysis via Monitoring of Sub-Meters Installation B5.1 None Energy Management Consultant A9 None High Efficiency Lighting - Rec & Parks B5.1

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Recipient: City of Riverside ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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Award #: EE 000 0872 Award #: EE 000 0872 Recipient: City of Riverside ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Project 1-Government Facility Retrofits A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause **boiler replacement cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Project 2 - Foreclosed Home - Green Rehab Program A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Project 3-PC Power Management Software Rebate Program A9, All, B5.1 None. Project 4-Specific Plan Updates A9, All None. Project 6-Solar Trash Compactor Technologies B5.1 Waste Stream clause Project 7-PV electric vehicle

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Recipient. County of Berks, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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0 0 Recipient. County of Berks, PA ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Replacement of Steam and Condensation Lines at North Campus B5.1 Waste Stream, Engineering, and Historical Preservation clauses. The new boiler cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Additional Comments: Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (as authorized under DOE Order 451.1B), I have determined that the proposed action fits within the specified class of actions, other applicable regulatory requirements are met, and the proposed action is hereby categorically excluded from further

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Recipient. County of Baltimore, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA  

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0 0 Recipient. County of Baltimore, MD ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Renovation for the Green Resource Center B5.1 All administrative activities, audits, outreach, and technical advice should be CX'd. All EE activities are subject to the Waste Stream Clause, Historic Preservation clause, and Engineering clause. Energy Audits for Business & Government Structures A9, All, B5.1 None Revolving Loan Fund A9, All, B5.1 All administrative activities, audits, outreach, and technical advice should be CX'd. All EE activities are subject to the Waste Stream Clause, Historic Preservation clause, and Engineering clause.

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Recipient: City of Arlingtou, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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959 959 Recipient: City of Arlingtou, Texas ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Emission Reduction Goal & Climate Action Plan A9, All, B5.1 City Hall Public Space (1st Floor) EE Project B5.1 Waste stream, engineering and historical preservation clauses. City Facility Services Building EE Project B5.1 Waste stream, engineering and historical preservation clauses. Convention Center LED Lighting Upgrade B5.1 Waste stream clause Internal Facilities Lighting Upgrades B5.1 Waste stream, engineering and historical preservation clauses. City Tower EE Project B5.1 Waste stream, engineering and historical preservation clauses.

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Reci,...ent: County of Pierce ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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851 851 Reci,...ent: County of Pierce ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Sustainability (Energy) Manager A9, All None - Administrative Activity. Conversion of County Traffic Signals to all LED Indications B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Message Display Conversion to LED B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Neighborhood Energy Efficiency and Woodsmoke Reduction A9, B5.1, Waste Stream clause Historic Preservation clause *stove replacement cannot result in a net increase in air emissions. Energy Efficient Storage Upgrade B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Main Jail HVAC System Replacement B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause

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Recipient: St. Paul, Minnesota ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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755 755 Recipient: St. Paul, Minnesota ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Saint Paul Energy Smart Homes A9, All, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Multi Family Energy Rehab Pilot Program B5.1 Waste Stream Clause LED Street Light Retrofit B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Energy Efficiency in Municipal Facilities A9, B5.1 Waste Stream Clause Historic Preservation Clause Engineering Clause Commercial & Industrial Building Energy Efficiency A9, All All administrative actions, audits, technical advice, and outreach should be CX'd; implementation of projects under this activity should be conditioned pending

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Patterns without patches: Hierarchical assembly of complex structures from simple building blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nanoparticles with "sticky patches" have long been proposed as building blocks for the self-assembly of complex structures. The synthetic realizability of such patchy particles, however, greatly lags behind predictions of patterns they could form. Using computer simulations, we show that structures of the same genre can be obtained from a solution of simple isotropic spheres, provided control only over their sizes and a small number of binding affinities. In a first step, finite clusters of well-defined structure and composition emerge from natural dynamics with high yield. In effect a kind of patchy particle, these clusters can further assemble into a variety of complex superstructures, including filamentous networks, ordered sheets, and highly porous crystals.

Michael Grünwald; Phillip L. Geissler

2013-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Building blocks for future detectors: Silicon test masses and 1550 nm laser light  

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Current interferometric gravitational wave detectors use the combination of quasi-monochromatic, continuous-wave laser light at 1064 nm and fused silica test masses at room temperature. Detectors of the third generation, such as the Einstein-Telescope, will involve a considerable sensitivity increase. The combination of 1550 nm laser radiation and crystalline silicon test masses at low temperatures might be important ingredients in order to achieve the sensitivity goal. Here we compare some properties of the fused silica and silicon test mass materials relevant for decreasing the thermal noise in future detectors as well as the recent technology achievements in the preparation of laser radiation at 1064 nm and 1550 nm relevant for decreasing the quantum noise. We conclude that silicon test masses and 1550 nm laser light have the potential to form the future building blocks of gravitational wave detection.

R. Schnabel; M. Britzger; F. Brückner; O. Burmeister; K. Danzmann; J. Dück; T. Eberle; D. Friedrich; H. Lück; M. Mehmet; R. Nawrodt; S. Steinlechner; B. Willke

2009-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Binding of stereognostically designed ligands to trivalent, pentavalent, and hexavalent f-block elements  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Stability constants were determined for the complexes formed from two stereognostically designed ligands and the f-block elements Nd(III), Np(V), and Pu(VI). The ligands investigated were tris[3-(2-carboxyphenoxy)propyl]amine (NPB) and tris-N,N',N''-[2-(2-carboxy-4-ethyl-phenoxy)ethyl]-1,4,7-triazacyclononane (EETAC). A stereognostically blind ligand, nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA), was also investigated for comparison. The results suggest that there is no significant stereognostic effect for complexation of NPB or EETAC to Np(V). On the other hand, a modest stereognostic effect is seen for the NPB ligand when complexed to Pu(VI), leading to an approximately 8-fold increase in the binding strength. A more significant effect is observed for the EETAC system in which a 250-fold increase in binding is observed for Pu(VI) versus Nd(III).

Sinkov, Sergey I.; Lumetta, Gregg J.; Warner, Marvin G.; Pittman, Jonathan W.

2012-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance of Three Mode-Meter Block-Processing Algorithms for Automated Dynamic Stability Assessment  

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The frequency and damping of electromechanical modes offer considerable insight into the dynamic stability properties of a power system. The performance properties of three block-processing algorithms from the perspective of near real-time automated stability assessment are demonstrated and examined. The algorithms are: the extended modified Yule Walker (YW); extended modified Yule Walker with Spectral analysis (YWS); and numerical state-space subspace system identification(N4SID) algorithm. The YW and N4SID have been introduced in previous publications while the YWS is introduced here. Issues addressed include: stability assessment requirements; automated subset selecting identified modes; using algorithms in an automated format; data assumptions and quality; and expected algorithm estimation performance.

Trudnowski, Daniel J.; Pierre, John W.; Zhou, Ning; Hauer, John F.; Parashar, Manu

2008-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Evolution of block-copolymer order through a moving thermal zone  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate block-copolymer (BCP) thin film ordering kinetics during annealing across a moving in-plane temperature gradient. We operate in the so-called cold zone annealing (CZA) regime, where ordering temperatures are above the glass-transition, but well below the order-disorder transition. By measuring the order through the in-plane gradient, using atomic force microscopy and grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering (GISAXS), we confirm that CZA greatly enhances ordering kinetics, as compared to uniform oven annealing. The maximal ordering occurs over a narrow range of the heating-up phase, and not during the subsequent cooling phase. The large grain sizes obtained using CZA are due to enhanced kinetics, and not the preferential formation of certain grain orientations. Kinetic enhancement is apparent even below the bulk glass-transition temperature. We suggest that the in-plane temperature gradient drives enhanced kinetics.

Yager, Kevin G.; Fredin, Nathaniel J.; Zhang, Xiaohua; Berry, Brian C.; Karim, Alamgir; Jones, Ronald L. (Akron)

2012-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Recipient: City of Irvine ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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865 865 Recipient: City of Irvine ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Community Funding and Retrofit Program A9 All None (Program development activities only - implementation of retrofits will not occur under this activity.) Sustainable Facilities Management Training A9 All None (Training and reporting activities only) Portfolio Manager Training A9 All None (Training and reporting activities only) Web-Based Monitoring A8 A9 All None (Training, monitoring and reporting activities only) Sports Field lighting Retrofits B5.1 Waste Stream Clause (Replacement of existing fixtures and controls) Climate Action Plan Environmental Impact Report

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Recipient: Lay of Salt Lake ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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2 2 Recipient: Lay of Salt Lake ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Energy Efficiency Policy Development and Planning A9, All None. Energy Efficiency Outreach and Education A9, All None. Salt Lake City Energy Efficiency Revolving Loan Fund B5.1 Eligible projects under this activity include lighting equipment upgrades; building control systems; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment upgrades and/or control systems; and building envelope upgrades. *There are no renewable energy systems associated with this CX. Salt Lake City Traffic Signal Management B5.1 None. Salt Lake City Bicycle Transit Center

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Recipient: County of Horry, SC ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM  

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8 8 Recipient: County of Horry, SC ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION BLOCK GRANTS NEPA COMPLIANCE FORM Activities Determination/ Categorical Exclusion Reviewer's Specific Instructions and Rationale (Restrictions and Allowable Activity) Project Activity #1 - City of Conway- New Photovoltaic Generating system at Public Works Complex B5.1 Historical Preservation Clause Waste Stream Clause Engineering Clause Project Activity #2 - Horry County Building & Facilities B5.1 Historical Preservation Clause Waste Stream Clause Engineering Clause Additional Comments: Based on my review of information conveyed to me and in my possession (or attached) concerning the proposed action, as NEPA Compliance Officer (as authorized under DOE Order 451.18), I have determined that the proposed action fits within the specified class of actions, other applicable

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Polymer electrolyte membranes from fluorinated polyisoprene-block-sulfonated polystyrene: Structural evolution with hydration and heating  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) and ultra-small-angle X-ray scattering (USAXS) have been used to study the structural changes in fluorinated polyisoprene/sulfonated polystyrene (FISS) diblock copolymers as they evolved from the dry state to the water swollen state. A dilation of the nanometer-scale hydrophilic domains has been observed as hydration increased, with greater dilation occurring in the more highly sulfonated samples or upon hydration at higher temperatures. Furthermore, a decrease in the order in these phase separated structures is observed upon swelling. The glass transition temperatures of the fluorinated blocks have been observed to decrease upon hydration of these materials, and at the highest hydration levels, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) has shown the presence of tightly bound water. A precipitous drop in the mechanical integrity of the 50% sulfonated materials is also observed upon exceeding the glass transition temperature (Tg), as measured by dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA).

Sodeye, Akinbode [Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts; Huang, Tianzi [University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK); Gido, Samuel [University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Mays, Jimmy [ORNL

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STATE OF INTERNATIONAL EM Emergency care in India: the building blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Background The Republic of India, the world’s most populous democracy, has struggled with establishing Emergency Medical Care. However, with the recent recognition of Emergency Medicine as a formal specialty in medical training, there has been renewed vigor in the developments in the field. Method and Results We outline here the building blocks of the health care system in India, and the contribution each has made and is capable of making to the growth of emergency medical services. We also provide an account of the current situation of emergency medicine education in the country. Conclusions As we trace the development and status of emergency medicine in India, we offer insight into the current state of the field, what the future holds for the emergency medical community, and how we can get there.

Imron Subhan; Anunaya Jain; I. Subhan; A. Jain

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Costs Incurred by Selected Tribal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients, OAS-RA-13-28  

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

Costs Incurred by Selected Tribal Costs Incurred by Selected Tribal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients OAS-RA-13-28 July 2013 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 July 18, 2013 MEMORANDUM FOR THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FROM: Rickey R. Hass Deputy Inspector General for Audits and Inspections Office of Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Costs Incurred by Selected Tribal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients" BACKGROUND Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), the Department of Energy's (Department) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program received $3.2 billion to improve energy efficiency and reduce energy use and fossil fuel

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The Status of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients' Obligations, OAS-RA-11-16  

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

Management Alert Management Alert The Status of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients' Obligations OAS-RA-11-16 September 2011 Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 September 1, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Management Alert on "The Status of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Recipients' Obligations" IMMEDIATE CONCERN Because of the unprecedented level of funding provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) and the risks associated with spending such sums in a compressed period of time, the Office of Inspector General initiated a series of audits of the activities of the recipients of Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block

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Parallel implementation of fourth order block backward differentiation formulas for solving system of stiff ordinary differential equations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Parallel implementation of fourth order Block Backward Differentiation Formulas (BBDF(4)) is presented for a numerical solution of first order stiff ordinary differential equations (ODEs). This method computes the numerical solution at two points concurrently in each block. The sequential and parallel codes are developed on Message Passing Interface (MPI) library and run on High Performance Computing (HPC). The performance of this new method is measured in terms of Speedup (Sp ) and Efficiency (Ef ). It is shown that the parallel implementation BBDF(4) produced a better speed up compared to the sequential timing.

Zarina Bibi Ibrahim; Nor Ain Azeany Mohd Nasir; Khairil Iskandar Othman; Mohamed Suleiman

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Caldera Depression | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Caldera Depression Caldera Depression Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Caldera Depression Dictionary.png Caldera Depression: Calderas form from the catastrophic eruption of large amounts of felsic lava and ash. Emptying of the magma chamber and subsequent collapse of the overlying volcanic edifice forms a ring-shaped caldera depression up to several kilometers in diameter. The edges of the underlying magma chamber are roughly marked by a ring fracture zone that acts as a conduit for ongoing volcanism and hydrothermal activity. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression

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Intersecting Fault Trends and Crustal-Scale Fluid Pathways Below the Dixie  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Intersecting Fault Trends and Crustal-Scale Fluid Pathways Below the Dixie Intersecting Fault Trends and Crustal-Scale Fluid Pathways Below the Dixie Valley Geothermal Area, Nevada, Inferred from 3d Magnetotelluric Surveying Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Intersecting Fault Trends and Crustal-Scale Fluid Pathways Below the Dixie Valley Geothermal Area, Nevada, Inferred from 3d Magnetotelluric Surveying Abstract Geothermal systems may occur in zones of structural dilatency which create the crustal plumbing that al-lows concentration of high-temperature fluids from surrounding volumes. While structural orientations of the U.S. Great Basin are dominated visually by the NNE-oriented horst-graben morphology, other alignments are apparent, perhaps principally a NNW-trending grain

491

Shield Volcano | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Shield Volcano Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Shield Volcano Dictionary.png Shield Volcano: A dome shaped volcano with gently sloping sides and a broad base characteristic of relatively low viscosity, basaltic lava eruptions. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression Resurgent Dome Complex Schematic representation of the internal structure of a typical shield

492

Recent Drilling Activities At The Earth Power Resources Tuscarora  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Recent Drilling Activities At The Earth Power Resources Tuscarora Recent Drilling Activities At The Earth Power Resources Tuscarora Geothermal Power Project'S Hot Sulphur Springs Lease Area Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Report: Recent Drilling Activities At The Earth Power Resources Tuscarora Geothermal Power Project'S Hot Sulphur Springs Lease Area Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Earth Power Resources, Inc. recently completed a combined rotary/core hole to a depth of 3,813 feet at it's Hot Sulphur Springs Tuscarora Geothermal Power Project Lease Area located 70-miles north of Elko, Nevada. Previous geothermal exploration data were combined with geologic mapping and newly acquired seismic-reflection data to identify a northerly tending horst-graben structure approximately 2,000 feet wide by

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Mountainous | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Mountainous Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Mountainous Dictionary.png Mountainous: A geothermal areal located in terrain characterized by rugged and steep topography with high relief Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Topographic Features List of topographic features commonly encountered in geothermal resource areas: Mountainous Horst and Graben Shield Volcano Flat Lava Dome Stratovolcano Cinder Cone Caldera Depression Resurgent Dome Complex The interior of Iceland holds a vast expanse of mountainous geothermal areas, one of the more famous areas is landmannalaugar, Iceland. Photo by

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Simple numerical simulation for liquid dominated geothermal reservoir  

SciTech Connect

A numerical model for geothermal reservoir has been developed. The model used is based on an idealized, two-dimensional case, where the porous medium is isotropic, nonhomogeneous, filled with saturated liquid. The fluids are assumed to have constant and temperature dependent viscosity. A Boussinesq approximation and Darcy’s law are used. The model will utilize a simple hypothetical geothermal system, i.e. graben within horsts structure, with three layers of different permeabilities. Vorticity plays an importance roles in the natural convection process, and its generation and development do not depend only on the buoyancy, but also on the magnitude and direction relation between the flow velocity and the local gradient of permeability to viscosity ratio. This model is currently used together with a physical, scaled-down reservoir model to help conceptual modeling.

Wintolo, Djoko; Sutrisno; Sudjatmiko; Sudarman, S.

1996-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

495

Attenuation of dilute aromatic hydrocarbon transport by a block copolymer in a compacted vertisol  

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Municipal solid waste landfills in the United States are built with a composite bottom liner consisting of a flexible membrane liner of high-density polyethylene overlying a compacted soil liner. Hydrocarbons have been shown to pass through the flexible membrane liner by diffusion. Flexible membrane liners often have flaws allowing direct contact between the leachate and the compacted soil liner. The transmission of hydrocarbons to the compacted soil liner presents a threat to groundwater supplies. The study was performed to determine if the modification of a compacted soil liner with a thermoplastic elastomer block copolymer could successfully sequester benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes and meet the United States Environmental Protection Agency's saturated hydraulic conductivity requirement of 1x10?? cm sec?ą. Compacted Ships clay modified with 0, 1, 3, 5, and 10% weight of a thermoplastic elastomer block copolymer was tested for saturated hydraulic conductivity using 10.2 cm fixed wall permeameters. The compacted Ships clay met the United States Environmental Protection Agency's mandated saturated hydraulic conductivity of 10?? cm sec?ą at polymer contents of 3% (wt) polymer or less. The presence of dissolved aromatic hydrocarbons had no effect on the saturated hydraulic conductivity. The ability of the polymer to attenuate the transport of dilute aromatic hydrocarbons was tested by permeating the compacted soil/polymer treatments with a 0.01N CaSO4 solution contaminated with benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes. Leachate from permeameters packed with soil containing more than 1% (wt) polymer had BTEX concentrations below the drinking water standard for 3 or more pore volumes. The findings of this research were applied to a hypothetical compacted soil liner constructed with Ships clay modified to include 3% (wt) polymer and having a saturated hydraulic conductivity of 4.23 x 10?? cm sec?ą. It was assumed that the soil liner was in direct contact with landfill leachate. The hypothetical liner would protect the groundwater from contamination above the maximum contamination limit for drinking water by benzene for 350 years, toluene for 140 years, and ethylbenzene for 260 years.

Akin, James Browning

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase behavior, structure, and properties of model block polymers. Final report, 15 April 1990-14 October 1993  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This project brought together three distinct experimental methods in an integrated investigation of the phase behavior, structure and properties of block copolymers in the vicinity of the order-disorder transition. Anionic polymerization of polydiene diblock copolymers followed by catalytic hydrogenation was used to produce three classes of model saturated hydrocarbon materials. Dynamic mechanical spectroscopy and large amplitude dynamic shearing were employed to probe and manipulate, respectively, the melt state microstructure. Small angle neutron scattering (SANS) experiments provided detailed information regarding the structure of the materials. A significant achievement during this work was the development of a dynamic shearing device that could be operated in situ with a SANS instrument. Together with the spectrum of materials produced, this combined scattering-rheology technique has led to a qualitative improvement in the understanding of block copolymer phase behavior, and uncovered a rich polymorphism that is accompanied by dramatic variations in physical properties. Two new parameters have been shown to play a crucial role in determining block copolymer phase behavior. The degree of polymerization, controls the extent of composition fluctuations which strongly affects the types of phases encountered near the order-disorder transition. Conformational asymmetry, which is controlled by the block volume and radius of gyration, leads to different phases on either side of the phase diagram. These effects have not been accounted for theoretically.

Bates, F.S.

1993-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

497

A novel multialgoritmic approach for improving accuracy of iris recognition using Haar, multiresolution and new block sum method  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The basic aim of biometric identification system is to discriminate automatically between subjects in a reliable and dependable way, according to specific-target application. The randomness of iris pattern makes it one of the most reliable biometric ... Keywords: Haar transform, block-sum method, feature extraction, iris recognition, knn classifier, multiresolution

U. Gawande; M. Zaveri; A. Kapur

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Medical Isotope Production Using A 60 MeV Linear Electron Accelerator , R.C. Block1  

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Medical Isotope Production Using A 60 MeV Linear Electron Accelerator Y. Danon1 , R.C. Block1 , R@rpi.edu) 2 AlphaMed Inc, 20 Juniper Ridge Road, Acton, MA 01720 INTRODUCTION Medical isotopes can be produced

Danon, Yaron

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Field verification program for small wind turbines, Block Island, Rhode Island. Quarterly report for the period October to December 1999  

SciTech Connect

The proposal is to install and monitor five 10-kW residential wind turbines on 25-meter towers on Block Island, which has excellent wind resources and high electricity costs. The harsh environment will provide an opportunity for accelerated reliability testing of an enhanced wind turbine and other equipment.

Henry G. duPont

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The seasonal cycle of blocking and associated physical mechanisms in the Australian region and relationship with rainfall  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The seasonal cycle of blocking in the Australian region is shown to be associated with major seasonal temperature changes over continental Antarctica (approximately 15°C to 35°C) and Australia (about 8°C to 17°C), and minor changes over the ...

M. J. Pook; J. S. Risbey; P. C. McIntosh; C. C. Ummenhofer; A. G. Marshall; G. A. Meyers