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Engineering Salary Trends  

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Salaries of Engineers in Education 1994 reports salaries of full-time faculty at ... to earn higher salaries at medium-sized companies (500-4,999 employees), ...

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Postdoctoral Salary Guidelines  

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Salary Guidelines Salary Guidelines Postdoctoral Salary Guidelines Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Email How postdoc salaries are determined Annual starting salaries - Postdoctoral Fellows (Agnew, Director's, Entrepreneurial, Metropolis) and Postdoctoral Research Associates Competitive salaries are based on the date the PhD degree requirements were completed or the degree was awarded. On the anniversary of these dates, salaries are automatically adjusted to the next higher level. In addition, the guidelines are reviewed annually for possible adjustments. Starting salaries may vary from the guidelines up to a maximum of 25% due to market

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Undergraduate Program Salary Structure  

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Salary Structure Undergraduate Program Salary Structure Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in...

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Graduate Program Salary Structure  

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Salary Structure Graduate Program Salary Structure Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual...

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Graduate Program Salary Structure  

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Salary Structure Salary Structure Graduate Program Salary Structure Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Student Programs (505) 665-8899 Email GRA salary determination process Salaries are determined by evaluating students' current transcripts using the following criteria: Salaries for graduate students are based on completion of 12 credit hours annually for the first two years of a Master's or PhD graduate program (BS+1, BS+2). Salaries are then based on satisfactory progress (minimum of one credit hour) towards degree after the second year of a Master's degree (MS+0 or degree awarded) or PhD program (BS+3, BS+4, BS+5). Professional salary structure

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Undergraduate Program Salary Structure  

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Salary Structure Salary Structure Undergraduate Program Salary Structure Point your career towards LANL: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Student Programs (505) 665-8899 Email Undergraduate salary determination process Salaries are evaluated from students' current transcripts based on college academic progression and hours completed in a degree program. Administrative/professional structure Years Description Yearly Hourly HS +0 HS grad & acceptance to college $20,900/yr $10.05/hr HS +1 Completion of first year and minimum of 24 semester hours $24,560/yr $11.81/hr HS +2 Completion of second year and minimum of 48 semester hours (salary cap for students pursuing an Associate's Degree) $27,540/yr $13.24/hr

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JOM Salary Survey - TMS  

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JOM Salary Survey. This survey is currently closed. Please contact the author of this survey for further assistance. Javascript is required for this site to function, ...

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Salaries & Awards, Human Resources and Occupational Medicine  

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Salaries & Awards Compensation Group's Mission The Compensation Group provides services and advice on employee salaries and other forms of cash compensation to assist Laboratory...

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Salary Survey Top Industries | Individual  

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to graduation. The new report contains more data, and the data are more robust, allowing for additional analysis additional changes: First, in the past, the Winter report had been the first report for the new year's class the most new graduates of a particular major. (example: average salary that manufacturing firms

Miami, University of

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Engineering salary trends in the petroleum industry  

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To understand the changes that occur cyclically in engineering manpower supply/demand trends in the petroleum industry, it is desirable to have an awareness of some of the major activities and factors affecting such trends; of starting Petroleum Engineering salaries relating to that background; of the on-going engineering salary status which developed from these activities; and of the large effect that high starting and on-going salaries do have in attracting and retaining engineers within the petroleum industry. It is important to realize that changes in industry trends can be brought about both by economic and political decisions, in both domestic and international activities.

Brown, D.C.; Terrant, L.E.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Department of Energy's Contractor Salary Increase Funds...  

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

Department of Energy's Contractor Salary Increase Funds, CR-B-97-02 Audit of Department of Energy's Contractor Salary Increase Funds, CR-B-97-02 cr-b-97-02.pdf More Documents &...

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POLL: What's your assessment of materials engineers' salaries? - TMS  

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Dec 22, 2009 ... In the 2009 salary survey by the American Association of Engineering Societies, the median pay for materials engineers with 35+ years since ...

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Approval of Contractor Executive Salaries by Department of Energy...  

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is responsible for oversight of the UCOR contract, including analyzing and performing market analyses to assess the reasonableness of the proposed contractor executive salaries....

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BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES 401(K) PLAN AGREEMENT FOR SALARY REDUCTION  

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) 401(k) Plan. I further elect that contributions to the Plan on my behalf be allocated to TIAA Company ____ % of gross salary TIAA-CREF/Vanguard* ____ % of gross salary Fidelity Investments: ____________________________________________________ (date) (employee's signature) *TIAA-CREF ­ administers both TIAA-CREF and Vanguard funds. 10-1-2009 #12;

Ohta, Shigemi

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Salary Information for Nuclear Engineers and Health Physicists, July 1996  

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Salary information was collected for July 1996 for personnel working as nuclear engineers and health physicists. The salary information includes personnel at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels with zero, one, three, four to seven, and eight to ten years of professional work experience. Information is provided for utilities and non-utilities. Non-utilities include private sector organizations and U.S. Department of Energy contractor-operated facilities. Government agencies, the military, academic organizations, and medical facilities are excluded. In previous years the salary data have been collected for October. In 1996, the data were collected for July; thus, some caution must be exercised in making annual salary trend comparisons.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

1996-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering Salaries on the Rise - Materials Technology @ TMS  

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Posted on: 7/26/2012 12:00:00 AM... Engineering remains a bright spot in an otherwise dim economy, according to a new salary survey by ASME (American ...

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Salary Information for Nuclear Engineers and Health Physicists, October 1995  

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Salary information was collected for October 1995 for personnel working as nuclear engineers and health physicists. The salary information includes personnel at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels with zero, one, and three years of professional work experience. Information is provided for utilities and non-utilities. Non-utilities include private sector organizations and U.S. Department of Energy contractor-operated facilities. Government agencies, the military, academic organizations, and medical facilities are excluded.

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

1995-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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opt_ret_plan_salary_reduction_agreement 3/29/11 Optional Retirement Plan Salary Reduction Agreement  

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the % of salary method instead. Deductions will be sent to: TIAA-CREF - 1.800.842.2252 www.tiaa-cref.org Deduction an enrollment form with your allocation choices and send the enrollment form directly to TIAA

Suzuki, Masatsugu

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Federal Register/Vol. 70, No. 87/Friday, May 6, 2005/Notices  

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... through direct hiring, selective use of higher entry salaries, and selective ... on an annually determined percentage of the mid-point salary for each ...

2011-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Register/Vol. 73, No. 136/Tuesday, July 15, 2008 ...  

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... through direct hiring, selective use of higher entry salaries, and selective ... upon an annually determined percentage of the mid-point salary for each ...

2012-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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2012/2013 Entry-level Salary Information for Recent Graduates in Agriculture and Related Disciplines  

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Enterprises Metlife MFA Oil MHC Kenworth MI Soybean Promotion Committee Milwaukee Tool Mondelez International Hopkins University Kent Law School Louisiana State University Michigan State University Oklahoma State Group Mexico Middle School MFA-Oil Michigan Republican Party Mira Vista Country Club Monroe City R-1

Stephens, Graeme L.

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BOSTON COLLEGE RETIREMENT PROGRAM SALARY REDUCTION AGREEMENT/ALLOCATION AUTHORIZATION  

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basic salary, depending upon my length of service. B. Allocation TIAA-CREF (GRA) [401(k) Retirement Plan to be applied?] Pre-tax 403(b) Contributions After-tax_Roth 403(b) Contributions ______% TIAA-CREF (Group) Supplemental Retirement Annuity (GSRA) ______% ______% FIDELITY INVESTMENTS ______% ______% TIAA

Huang, Jianyu

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Salary administration practices, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico  

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This report concerns the Department of Energy's (Department) oversight of Sandia National Laboratories' (Sandia) salary administration practices for employees not covered by union agreements. Sandia is a management and operating (MandO) contractor responsible for research and development (RandD) relating to nuclear weapons and energy. Sandia's 1987 payroll was $319 million, $42 million for bargaining and $277 million for non-bargaining unit employees. For the period covered by the audit, Department policy required Headquarters monitoring and approval of the reasonableness of MandO contractor salary administration practices in cases where the annual non-bargaining payroll exceeded $75 million. The purpose of this audit was to determine whether Department oversight of Sandia employee compensation assured that contractor pay rates were consistent with Department policy.

Not Available

1989-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering manpower supply and demand in the petroleum industry as affected by engineering salary trends  

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To understand the changes that occur periodically in engineering manpower supply/demand trends in the petroleum industry, it is desirable to have an awareness of some of the major activity factors affecting such trends, of starting Petroleum Engineering salaries relating to that background, of the on-going engineering salary status which developed from these activities and of the large effect that high starting and on-going salaries do have in attracting and retaining engineers within the petroleum industry.

Brown, D.C.

1984-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on audit of Department of Energy`s contractor salary increase fund  

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The Department of Energy (Department) uses contractors to operate its facilities and compensates contractor employees based on their skills, complexity of jobs, and work performance. Thirty-one of the Department`s major contractors reported a total payroll of $4.3 billion and $4.4 billion during 1994 and 1995, respectively. The 31 contractors also reported awarding salary increases of $18 million for 1994 and $200 million for 1995. The purpose of the audit was to review the process used to determine and approve the amount of salary increases for contractor employees. The specific audit objective was to determine whether salary increases received by contractor employees were in accordance with Departmental policies and procedures. The Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) requires that contractor salary actions be within specific limitations, supportable, and approved prior to incurrence of costs. In addition, the Secretary of Energy imposed a 1 year salary freeze on the merit portion of management and operating contractor employee salaries for each contractor`s Fiscal Year 1994 compensation year. However, a fund for promotions and adjustments was approved but limited to 0.5 percent of payroll for the year. A review of eight major contractors showed that six complied with the Department`s policies on salary increases. The other two gave salary increases that were not always in accordance with Departmental policies. This resulted in both contractors not fully complying with the pay freeze in 1994 and exceeding their salary increase fund budgets in 1995. If these two contractors had implemented Department and contract requirements and contracting officers had properly performed their contract administrative responsibilities concerning salary increase funds, both contractors would have frozen salary increases and would not have exceeded their annual budgets.

NONE

1997-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Wage and salary stabilization in a national security emergency  

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This guidance document provides the necessary information to State and local government leaders on their roles in their jurisdictions related to wage and salary stabilization (WSS)* during a national security emergency. The guidance covers the areas of policy, authority, and concept of operations for the emergency conditions of evacuation during an intense crisis prior to attack and post-attack recovery following a nuclear attack. The document provides the basis for improving the readiness of State and local jurisdictions for undertaking economic stabilization programs. Under the conditions of severe economic dislocation attendant to a national emergency that results in an attack on our nation, the primary objective of economic stabilization would be to maintain and protect the surviving economy as part of the overall effort directed toward national survival and recovery. Stabilization strategies would be applied to: financial and monetary systems; wages, salaries, and benefits; prices; rents; and rationing of essential goods. These measures are designed to maintain public confidence in the market and financial systems and their institutions so that general inflation can be controlled, scarce resources conserved, and the recovery effort supported so that the most efficient use is made of human material and capital resources to bring about national recovery as rapidly as possible.

Not Available

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salary information for health physicists and nuclear engineers, October 1991  

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This report summarizes the results of a survey conducted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) to obtain current salary data from employers of health physicists and nuclear engineers. The questionnaires were distributed to 52 utilities and 139 non-utilities in October 1991. The non-utilities include private sector organizations and Department of Energy laboratories and production facilities operated by contractors. Excluded from the survey are government agencies, educational institutions, and medical/health facilities. The employers were asked to provide data on average salaries for BS, MS, and PhD degree level health physicists and nuclear engineers with zero, one, and three years of professional work experience. Responses from individual employers are kept confidential, and the list of respondents provided at the back of this report includes only those organizations authorizing the release of their names. The survey universe consists of those utilities and non-utilities that employed five or more health physicists or nuclear engineers based on data from the 1991 Survey of Occupational Employment in Nuclear-Related Activities'' conducted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities which includes information provided by the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.

Not Available

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salaries and Advancement of Women Faculty in Atmospheric Science: Some Reasons for Concern  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Zevin and Seitter's analyses of the 1993 American Meteorological Society membership survey indicated that university/college employees had the largest difference in salary by gender when controlling for experience and age. Further analyses of the ...

Julie A. Winkler; Donna Tucker; Anne K. Smith

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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If you reside in WASHINGTON, DC - MD -VA - WV your salary will...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

If you are employed in the WASHINGTON, DC Metropolitan Area (D.C., Baltimore, Northern VA, Eastern WV, and Southern PA) your salary will range from: Pay Band Pay Plan(s) Minimum...

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2006 R&D 100 AWARDS ENTRY FORM  

2006 R&D 100 AWARDS ENTRY FORM ... The higher atomic-species fraction results in higher neutron flux because the D2 ... one made available by Science Applications

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ENTRY LOBBY ENERGY EFFICIENCY  

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ENTRY LOBBY ENERGY EFFICIENCY Clerestory windows provide natural day-lighting.· Exterior roof SUSTAINABILITY FEATURES #12;ADMINISTRATION ENERGY EFFICIENCY High performance window glazing· minimizes heat gain. Skylights provide natural day-lighting.· High-efficiency lighting reduces energy· costs and heat gain

Escher, Christine

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Measuring the benefits of air quality improvements: a hedonic salary approach  

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This paper estimates the compensating variation associated with nonmarginal changes in air quality using a hedonic salary model and 1970 data collected for a national sample of university professors. Recent advances in the theory of hedonic prices are utilized in constructing the theoretical model and formulating a procedure for generating empirical estimates. Lower bound estimates of the compensating variation associated with a one standard deviation increase in total suspended particulates (27.6 mgs/cu. meter/24 hours) were $419 for full professors, $234 for associate professors, and $209 for assistant professors in 1970. These results were not sensitive to the specification of the hedonic salary equations.

Bayless, M.

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Audit of Department of Energy's Contractor Salary Increase Funds, CR-B-97-02  

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

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY'S CONTRACTOR SALARY INCREASE FUND The Office of Inspector General wants to make the distribution of its reports as customer friendly and cost effective as possible. Therefore, this report will be available electronically through the Internet five to seven days after publication at the following alternative addresses:

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Higher Prices from Entry: Pricing of Brand-Name Drugs  

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with Distance Figure 6 Cumulative Unexpected Price Effectsand Paul J. Seguin, "Price Volatility, Trading Volume andGoods in Pharmaceutical Price In- dexes," American Economic

Perloff, Jeffrey M.; Suslow, Valerie Y.; Seguin, Paul J.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Prices from Entry: Pricing of Brand-Name Drugs  

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4 Bertrand and Cartel Prices Vary with z 7T, CS L Figure 5Distance Cumulative Abnormal Price Changes (%) Dissimilarof New Drug Figure 6 Cumulative Unexpected Price Effects

Perloff, Jeffrey M.; Suslow, Valerie Y.; Seguin, Paul J.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Section 245 FY13 Higher Education Bill This listing contains salaries/wages for faculty, academic staff, and regular  

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, traffic feeds, etc. Taverna Workflow Compose services from the Web #12;With thanks to Catharine van Ingen Organization ·Jim Hunt, Dennis Baldocchi, UC Berkeley ·Deb Agarwal, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory ·Catharine van · Peter Murray Rust, Univ. of Cambridge · Murray Sargent, Office · Geraldine Wade, Advanced Reading

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Entry-Deterring Capacity in the Texas Lodging Industry  

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This paper empirically tests whether capacity is used to deter entry and whether the amount invested in entry-deterring capacity is related to market concentration and market presence. We use a unique dataset containing 3,830 lodging properties in Texas from 1991 through 1997. We find that there is higher investment in capacity relative to demand (i.e., idle capacity) in markets with a larger Herfindahl index and by firms with a larger share of market capacity. These results are consistent with the entry deterrence literature that suggests firms in more concentrated markets and firms with a larger market share have greater incentive to invest in entry-deterring capacity. 1.

Michael Conlin; Vrinda Kadiyali

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Salary information for health physicists and nuclear engineers, October 1991. Summary report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of a survey conducted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) to obtain current salary data from employers of health physicists and nuclear engineers. The questionnaires were distributed to 52 utilities and 139 non-utilities in October 1991. The non-utilities include private sector organizations and Department of Energy laboratories and production facilities operated by contractors. Excluded from the survey are government agencies, educational institutions, and medical/health facilities. The employers were asked to provide data on average salaries for BS, MS, and PhD degree level health physicists and nuclear engineers with zero, one, and three years of professional work experience. Responses from individual employers are kept confidential, and the list of respondents provided at the back of this report includes only those organizations authorizing the release of their names. The survey universe consists of those utilities and non-utilities that employed five or more health physicists or nuclear engineers based on data from the 1991 ``Survey of Occupational Employment in Nuclear-Related Activities`` conducted by Oak Ridge Associated Universities which includes information provided by the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations.

Not Available

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Education  

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Higher Education Higher Education Explore the multiple dimensions of a career at LANL: work with brilliant minds in an inclusive environment rich in intellectual vitality and...

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GRADUATE STUDENT TUITION ON RESEARCH AWARDS Graduate Student salaries and tuition costs are allowable costs on sponsored projects and are  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are allowable costs on sponsored projects and are often a required cost. Policy BACKGROUND In accordance to their research projects must include a line item in the direct cost budget proposal for tuition remission based and budgets for non-competing renewals that include salary costs for a Research Project Assistant must also

Krovi, Venkat

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Invisible Entries | OpenEI Community  

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Invisible Entries Invisible Entries Home > Groups > Utility Rate Nsbowde's picture Submitted by Nsbowde(12) Member 25 June, 2012 - 14:18 Here Invisible Entries sounds a little like my previous problem Ghost Entries, but is fundamentally different. Here is an example: http://en.openei.org/wiki/Data:1983228f-879c-4eb2-8175-f4fdfc4390a2 The entry is not visible under the Data view. If you use Edit with Form, you can see that data does exist for the entry; it is just invisible in the Data view. Also, some of the privileges (namely approve) can not be exercised for this entry. Is there something simple I am missing? Groups: Utility Rate Login to post comments Comments Rmckeel Rmckeel1 year 27 weeks ago Maintenance Hey nsbowde, Thanks for posting. Teresa (user twong) has done some back-end

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Higher Education  

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Education » Education » Higher Education Higher Education Explore the multiple dimensions of a career at LANL: work with brilliant minds in an inclusive environment rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth. Contact Education Janelle Vigil-Maestas Community Programs Office (505) 665-4329 Email "The partnership between LANL and regional colleges creates opportunities for students like me to attain challenging and rewarding careers." - Sherry Salas Bachicha Higher Education Resources for Undergraduates, Graduates & Postdocs Opportunities LANL Foundation Scholarships LANL Post Doc Program Programs Certificate in Environmental Monitoring (pdf) Community College Institute (CCI) (pdf) Computer Science and Information Technology Pipeline Program (ADIT/HPC Division) (pdf)

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Entry Deterrence in a Duopoly Market  

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Can an imperfectly competitive industry prevent entry by controlling access to distribution? To answer this question, this paper considers a capacity competition model with two incumbents and one potential entrant. When the potential entrant can commit to capacity and then auction it to the incumbents, entry is not deterred by control of distribution alone. The incumbents are willing to pay more for the entrant’s capacity than they would for new capacity because they realize that if they don’t buy it their rival will. If the cost of capacity is sufficiently small, entry deterrence can still be achieved non-cooperatively by committing to more capacity then is optimal absent the threat of entry, though the equilibrium may be asymmetric. If the cost of capacity is large, entry is accommodated.

James Dana; Kathryn Spier

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on entry regulation, institutions, and development  

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This thesis is a collection of three essays on entry regulation, institutions, and development.Chapter 1 examines the effect of a business registration reform in Mexico on economic activity. This reform made registration ...

Bruhn, Miriam

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Post-piledriver re-entry  

SciTech Connect

This report details post-Piledriver Re-entry. Re-entry down the Piledriver shaft went slowly. The shaft collar had bounced so high and hard that there was a separation directly under the collar and approximately 30 feet vertically of shaft wall in that area spalled off and fell into the skip Docket. The collar area had to be packed with new concrete prior to advancing further downshaft. Drilling, sampling, gas analysis, and radiation monitoring activities are detailed.

Rabb, D. D.

1967-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Text Entry Systems: Mobility, Accessibility, Universality  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Text entry has never been so important as it is today. This is in large part due to the phenomenal, relatively recent success of mobile computing, text messaging on mobile phones, and the proliferation of small devices like the Blackberry and Palm Pilot. ... Keywords: Human-Computer Interaction, User Interfaces

I. Scott MacKenzie; Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Elderly text-entry performance on touchscreens  

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Touchscreen devices have become increasingly popular. Yet they lack of tactile feedback and motor stability, making it difficult effectively typing on virtual keyboards. This is even worse for elderly users and their declining motor abilities, particularly ... Keywords: elderly, mobile, tablet, text-entry, touchscreen, tremor

Hugo Nicolau; Joaquim Jorge

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Growth in Home-Based Wage and Salary Employment in the United States, 1980-2000: How Much and Why?  

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This study quantifies the growth in home-based employment among prime-age, civilian workers in the United States between 1980 and 2000 and analyzes how the wage penalty on home-based wage and salary jobs evolved over these twenty years. Home-based employment grew much more rapidly than on-site employment during this period, especially among wage and salary workers. At the same time, the mean wage penalty suffered by wage and salary workers on home-based jobs fell dramatically over this period. These patterns hold not only in the aggregate but also within almost all occupation categories, and little of the aggregate change in the home-based employment share or the home-based wage penalty is explained by change in the occupational composition of employment. These findings suggest that widespread reductions in employers ’ costs of providing home-based work arrangements were the main reason for the growth in home-based employment in the last several decades. The paper also shows that the relationship between the home-based wage penalty and the probability that a worker uses a computer at work has changed markedly over time, in ways that suggest that IT innovations have had significant impacts on worker labor market productivity both in the workplace and at home. 1 I.

Gerald S. Oettinger

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam-injection profile control using limited-entry perforations  

SciTech Connect

A completion technique for steam-injection wells that ensures improved profile distribution of steam into several independent sands is being used at the South Belridge field in California. Previously, steam profiles were poor for many of the conventionally perforated (two 3/8-in. (9.5-mm) -diameter holes per foot) injection wells. This standard completion does not guarantee that the thicker, higher-permeability sands will not act as thief zones with respect to the thinner, tighter sands open in the same wellbore. Limited-entry perforating (typically one hole per 15 to 20 ft (4.6 to 6.1m) of gross interval with at least one in each major sand member) provides the best assurance of achieving a uniform injection profile in single-wellbore multisand completions.

Small, G.P.

1986-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam-injection profile control using limited-entry perforations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A completion technique for steam injection wells that assures improved profile distribution of steam into several independent sands is being used at the South Belridge Field, California. Previously, steam profiles were poor for many of the conventionally perforated (two-3/8'' diameter holes per foot) injection wells. This standard completion does not guarantee that the thicker, higher permeability sands will not act as thief zones with respect to the thinner, tighter sands open in the same wellbore. Limited entry perforating (typically one hole per 15-20' of gross interval with at least one in each major sand member) provides the best assurance of achieving a uniform injection profile in single wellbore multi-sand completions.

Small, G.P.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Keyboards redux: Fast mobile text entry  

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Text entry research is in vogue again, and inventors are flocking to conferences and meetings worldwide to show their methods. What’s causing this resurgence of interest in a topic that’s been dormant for so long? WIRELESS MESSAGING In 2003, wireless messaging accounted for US$16 billion in revenue for mobile phone service providers. Some forecasters predict that between 1 and 2 trillion messages will be sent this year, and analysts say that mobile email will be the next big market for the European industry. Other markets, such as mobile gaming

Thad E. Starner; Thad Starner

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration  

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Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration Entry-Level Positions | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Entry-Level Positions Home > Federal Employment > Our Jobs > Entry-Level Positions Entry-Level Positions Are you looking for a way to share your ideas, follow your passions and develop professionally? NNSA has entry-level positions that will allow you

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Lighting and Sustained Performance: Modeling Data-Entry Task Performance  

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This report describes an experiment undertaken to determine the effect of different lighting and print conditions on the sustained performance of a repetitive, self-paced, data-entry task. This research led to the development of an empirical model of task performance, the Data-Entry Task Performance (DETP) model, which can be used to quantify the amount of work done on a data-entry task in a fixed time for changes in illuminance, print size, and luminance contrast.

2000-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Widget:UtilityRateEntryHelperVideo | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search This widget displays the utility rate database form helper video. For example: Widget:UtilityRateEntryHelperVideo Retrieved from "http:...

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Help:Utility Rate Data Entry | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Entry Jump to: navigation, search This blog is intended to help the National Utility Rate Database Team accomplish their job in populating and updating the OPENEI Database. The...

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Widget:UtilityRateEntryHelper | Open Energy Information  

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Marine biologist salaries?  

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much does a marine biologist get paid in a year? Replies: Nobody goes into it for the money. It depends very much on exactly what kind of job you have. For example, with a Ph.D.,...

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Essays on International Market Entry Strategy  

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Two important issues regarding international market entry strategy remain largely unexplored: international launch time window (the elapsed time between product launch in the home country and launch in the focal country) and country sequence. First, I investigate the factors that drive international launch time window and its impact on the performance of new products in foreign markets. The results show that launch time window is positively associated with word of mouth, but negatively related to prelaunch advertising efforts and foreign demand potential. Second, I examine the determinants of the sequence of countries in which firms introduce new products and its impact on performance in foreign countries. The findings include that a country‘s order in the international launch sequence of a new product affects the product‘s performance in that country. Country order is negatively related to country revenues. A country‘s cultural distance (economic openness) is positively (negatively) associated with its order in the sequence. I also find that there is cross-country spillover effect - lagged revenues from other countries and lagged marketing efforts in the home country are positively related to a new product‘s revenues in the focal foreign country. The more culturally sensitive a product, the earlier culturally closer countries are in the launch sequence for that product. Based on the cross-country performance spillover effects, I recommend a launch sequence that can maximize overall performance in foreign markets.

Song, Myunggook

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental and Computational Aerothermodynamics of a Mars Entry Vehicle  

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An aerothermodynamic database has been generated through both experimental testing and computational fluid dynamics simulations for a 70 deg sphere-cone configuration based on the NASA Mars-Pathfinder entry vehicle. The aerothermodynamics of several ...

Hollis Brian R.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - E&I Entry Enabling Objectives.docx  

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test meters. Example 4: In a D'Arsonval meter, what is the pointer attached to? a. Magnet b. Coil c. Spring d. Pivot Bearing E&I MAINTENANCE ENTRY TEST ENABLING OBJECTIVES S...

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* TIAA-CREF consultants receive no commissions. They are compensated through a salary plus incentive program. You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Please call  

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* TIAA-CREF consultants receive no commissions. They are compensated through a salary plus before investing. Please call 877 518-9161 or go to tiaa-cref.org for a prospectus that contains this and other information. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. TIAA-CREF Individual

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Fighting City Hall: Entry Deterrence and Technology Upgrades in Cable TV Markets  

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This article investigates how private firms respond to potential entry from public firms. This paper uses a data set of over 3,000 U.S. cable TV systems to present evidence consistent with entry deterrence. Incumbent cable TV firms upgrade faster when ... Keywords: entry, entry deterrence, public--private interaction, technology

Robert C. Seamans

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven  

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

Announces First Entry for Market- Driven Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge October 4, 2011 - 12:02pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it has received the first official submission by a manufacturer to a voluntary challenge for a new generation of high-efficiency cost-effective air conditioners for commercial buildings. The Department will begin testing the new Daikin McQuay "Rebel" unit from McQuay International to determine whether it meets the high energy-efficiency performance levels outlined by the challenge. The challenge aims to reduce energy use by as much as 50 to 60 percent over current equipment and is part of DOE's

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Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven  

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First Entry for Market- Driven First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven High-Efficiency Commercial Air Conditioners Challenge October 4, 2011 - 12:02pm Addthis Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it has received the first official submission by a manufacturer to a voluntary challenge for a new generation of high-efficiency cost-effective air conditioners for commercial buildings. The Department will begin testing the new Daikin McQuay "Rebel" unit from McQuay International to determine whether it meets the high energy-efficiency performance levels outlined by the challenge. The challenge aims to reduce energy use by as much as 50 to 60 percent over current equipment and is part of DOE's

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk | Department of Energy  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk August 11, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. It's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk | Department of Energy  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk August 11, 2011 - 3:22pm Addthis Erin R. Pierce Erin R. Pierce Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. It's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces

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A quality OpenEI entry | OpenEI Community  

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A quality OpenEI entry A quality OpenEI entry Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Graham7781's picture Submitted by Graham7781(1992) Super contributor 9 February, 2010 - 11:34 imported OpenEI Here is a video highlighting 5 key characteristics of a quality OpenEI entry for Vestas, a wind company based in Randers, Denmark. These characteristics are: A form filled out completely, with good references The first sentence with the company in bold, location as a link. Good table of contents Images for style YouTube video embedded into the article. There is specific syntax required to complete some of these steps, which are highlighted in the video. More information can be found at the OpenEI Help page. You can find this video, along with all other videos at our OpenEI youtube channel.

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Higher powers in gravitation  

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We consider the Friedmann-Robertson-Walker cosmologies of theories of gravity that generalize the Einstein-Hilbert action by replacing the Ricci scalar R with some function f(R). The general asymptotic behavior of these cosmologies is found, at both early and late times, and the effects of adding higher and lower powers of R to the Einstein-Hilbert action is investigated. The assumption that the highest powers of R should dominate the Universe's early history, and that the lowest powers should dominate its future is found to be inaccurate. The behavior of the general solution is complicated, and while it can be the case that single powers of R dominate the dynamics at late times, it can be either the higher or lower powers that do so. It is also shown that it is often the lowest powers of R that dominate at early times, when approach to a bounce or a Tolman solution are generic possibilities. Various examples are considered, and both vacuum and perfect fluid solutions are investigated.

Clifton, Timothy [Department of Astrophysics, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3RH (United Kingdom)

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Excessive(?) entry of national telecom networks, 1990-2001  

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This paper documents entry and capacity expansion in US long-distance fiber-optic networks before and during the ''telecom boom.'' It disentangles the many swaps and leases between networks in order to measure owned route miles versus route miles shared ... Keywords: Capacity, Fiber-optic networks, Investment, Telecommunications

Christiaan Hogendorn

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrated alarm annunciation and entry control systems -- Survey results  

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This report provides the results and analyses of a detailed survey undertaken in Summer 1993 to address integrated intrusion detection alarm annunciation and entry control system issues. This survey was undertaken as a first attempt toward beginning to answer questions about integrated systems and commercial capabilities to meet or partially meet US Department of Energy (DOE) site needs.

Clever, J.J.; Arakaki, L.H.; Monaco, F.M.; Juarros, L.E.; Quintana, G.R.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science Taking Higher  

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4, 1997 4, 1997 Number 7 f Science Taking Higher Profile in Capital continued on page 8 INSIDE 2 Computers and Accelerators 4 Inventions 6 Sloan Digital Sky Survey upon the Clinton Administration and the 105th Congress to increase the nation's investment in scientific research and education. This awareness of science issues emanating from the nation's capital has heartened many of those toiling in the country's laboratories and universities; however, researchers interviewed for this article also said they are closely observing how the rhetoric translates into increased funding as the appropriations process plays out. "I see these [initiatives] as demonstrations of the underlying support of basic science in the community and in Congress," said Jeffrey Photo courtesy

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Observations of Entry and Exit of Potential Vorticity at the Sea Surface  

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Although potential vorticity (PV) is central to many theories of the oceanic circulation, the entry–exit of PV at the sea surface has not been thoroughly discussed from an observational perspective. After clarifying the notion of “PV entry and ...

Arnaud Czaja; Ute Hausmann

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance Guide - OSS 19.3 Confined Space Entry  

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

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY CONFINED SPACE ENTRY 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to ensure that the practices of workers performing activities in confined spaces protect the safety and health of the workers and comply with DOE and OSHA requirements. 2.0 References 2.1 DOE 5480.1B, Environment, Safety and Health Program for Department of Energy Operations 2.2 DOE 5480.4, Environmental Protection, Safety and Health Protection Standards 2.3 29 CFR 1910.120, Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 2.4 29 CFR 1910.146, Permit-Required Confined Spaces 2.5 29 CFR 1910.147, Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) 2.6 29 CFR 1910, Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment 2.7 29 CFR 1910, Subpart Q, Welding, Cutting and Brazing

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Dose factor entry and display tool for BNCT radiotherapy  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system for use in Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) radiotherapy planning where a biological distribution is calculated using a combination of conversion factors and a previously calculated physical distribution. Conversion factors are presented in a graphical spreadsheet so that a planner can easily view and modify the conversion factors. For radiotherapy in multi-component modalities, such as Fast-Neutron and BNCT, it is necessary to combine each conversion factor component to form an effective dose which is used in radiotherapy planning and evaluation. The Dose Factor Entry and Display System is designed to facilitate planner entry of appropriate conversion factors in a straightforward manner for each component. The effective isodose is then immediately computed and displayed over the appropriate background (e.g. digitized image).

Wessol, Daniel E. (Bozeman, MT); Wheeler, Floyd J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Cook, Jeremy L. (Greeley, CO)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality assurance practices for data entry and electronic data transfer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Radiological Environmental Monitoring (REM) group at the Fernald Environmental Management Project is involved in two practices that will result in the improved quality assurance of collected data (1) Quality Assurance Program for Manually Entered Data, and (2) Electronic Data Transfer. The first practice focuses on adopting strict quality assurance guidelines for manual database entry. The second practice focuses on electronic data transfer from the recording instrument in order to reduce the manpower normally required for manual data entry. The applications of these two practices can enhance any data collection program where instruments with electronic memories and a signal output are utilized. Organizations employing either or both of these practices, as applicable, can strengthen the quality and efficiency of their data collection program. The use of these practices can assist in complying with Quality Assurance requirements under ASME NQA-1, RCRA, CERCLA, and DOE Order activities.

Tomczak, L.M.; Gore, J.C.; Nexon, J.W. (Westinghouse Environmental Management Co. of Ohio, Cincinnati, OH (United States). Fernald Environmental Management Project); Spitz, H.B.; Cardarelli, J.J.; Dai, L.; Liu, N.; McGimpsey, S. (Cincinnati Univ., OH (United States))

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Montana Rivers Information System : Edit/Entry Program User's Manual.  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Montana Rivers Information System (MRIS) was initiated to assess the state`s fish, wildlife, and recreation value; and natural cultural, and geologic features. The MRIS is now a set of data bases containing part of the information in the Natural Heritage Program natural features and threatened and endangered species data bases and comprises of the Montana Interagency Stream Fisheries Database; the MDFWP Recreation Database; and the MDFWP Wildlife Geographic Information System. The purpose of this User`s Manual is to describe to the user how to maintain the MRIS database of their choice by updating, changing, deleting, and adding records using the edit/entry programs; and to provide to the user all information and instructions necessary to complete data entry into the MRIS databases.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration; Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Ghost" entries | OpenEI Community  

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"Ghost" entries "Ghost" entries Home > Groups > Utility Rate Rmckeel's picture Submitted by Rmckeel(297) Contributor 19 June, 2012 - 08:04 bug utility rate There is an issue that Illinois State University has come across. From Nick B: "There are some rates listed in the utility rate namer that did not go away as we thought they might. These names are those we created multiple times , somehow with the same ID, during the outage Friday. I deleted one of the multiples and the source info was deleted but I haven't been able to delete the redundant names. When I open the redundant names I get a kind of error page saying this rate has been deleted, but the name persists in the utility rate namer. Here are two. I might find more. PUD No 1 of Chelan County: there exists a rate named a (literally lower

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High-resolution, cryogenic, side-entry type specimen stage  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high-resolution, cryogenic side-entry type specimen stage includes a copper block within which a specimen can be positioned in the electron beam of an electron microscope, one end of the copper block constituting a specimen heat exchanger, means for directing a flow of helium at cryogenic temperature into the heat exchanger, and electrical leads running from the specimen to the exterior of the microscope for four point D.C. electrical resistivity measurements.

King, Wayne E. (Woodridge, IL); Merkle, Karl L. (Clarendon Hills, IL)

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Education Tuition Assistance And  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Tables 1. Summary Statistics for W.Va. Public Higher Education Graduates Receiving PROMISE and HEGP .................................................................................................1 Summary Data For PROMISE Scholarship And West Virginia Higher Education Grant Recipients................................................................................................................13 Appendix I: Detailed Description Of Employment Data .........................................14

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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CARNEGIE MELLON SALARY REDUCTION AGREEMENT  

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program (offered by TIAA-CREF and Vanguard) and Roth 403 (b) (offered by Vanguard). Please read the shaded to the designated funding vehicle for the purchase of an annuity certificate (TIAA-CREF) or deposit into a custodial Contribution, divided equally among (check below): TIAA-CREF GRA TIAA-CREF GSRA Vanguard TDA Vanguard Roth

McGaughey, Alan

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HIGHER EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT The Evolving Role of Higher Education  

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Higher, especially university level, education has a distinctly important role in the education system and in the knowledge acquisition system in general. However, the deteriorating state of higher education in Arab countries, particularly in quality, has become one of the hallmarks of underdevelopment by contemporary criteria. If such deterioration were to continue, it is feared that higher education would become a mechanism for perpetuating the backwardness of Arab countries in the 21 st century.

Nader Fergany

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Smart Grid, Entry, and Imperfect Competition in Electricity Markets  

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Most US consumers are charged a near-constant retail price for electricity, despite substantial hourly variation in the wholesale market price. The Smart Grid is a set of emerging technologies that will facilitate "real-time pricing " for electricity and increase price elasticity of demand. This paper simulates the e¤ects of this increased demand elasticity using counterfactual simulations in a structural model of the Pennsylvania-Jersey-Maryland electricity market. The model includes a di¤erent approach to the problem of multiple equilibria in multi-unit auctions: I nonparametrically estimate unobservables that rationalize past bidding behavior and use learning algorithms to move from the observed equilibrium counterfactual bid functions. This routine is nested as the second stage of a static entry game that models the Capacity Market, an important element of market design in some restructured electricity markets. There are three central results. First, I …nd that an increase in demand elasticity could actually increase wholesale electricity prices in peak hours, contrary to predictions from short run models, while decreasing Capacity Market prices and total entry. Second, although the increased demand elasticity from the Smart Grid reduces producers’market power, in practice

Hunt Allcott

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Competition and Personality in a Restaurant Entry Game: Is there an Entrepreneurial Personality Type?  

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34, 1993. [15] Cline Group. Restaurant start-up and growthfail. Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly,and Personality in a Restaurant Entry Game Theodore

Bergstrom, Ted C; Sonstelie, Jon C; Parendo, Shane

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The managed entry of new drugs into a National Health Service: a case study for Malta.  

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??The research question was to determine if it is possible to develop a systematic approach to the managed entry of new drugs into a National… (more)

Bonanno, Patricia Vella

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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West Virginia Higher Education Graduate  

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1. Work Participation And Annualized Wages Of West Virginia Public Higher Education Graduates From This report analyzes the West Virginia industry of employment (and wages) of graduates from state public .................................................................................................1 Results By Industry And Summary Degree

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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GPK-2 re-entry and deepening -- a technical report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Between mid February to end of May 1999 (in 104 days) the well GPK2 at the Soultz HDR site was successfully re-entered and deepened from 3876 m to a final depth of 5084 m and fully completed. Re-entry included the pulling of the existing 321 1 m long internal 9 5/8-inch by 7-inch casing string, fishing of a submersible pump and some 150 m of 2 3/8-inch tubing, sealing of a major loss zone and opening of a 6 1/4-inch well section in granite (3211-3876 m) to 8 1/2-inch hole size. The well was extended to 5048 m in 8 1/2'' hole size and again completed with a floating 9 5/8-inch by 7-inch casing string. The casing shoe is at 4431 m. A bottom hole core was taken in the depth range 5048-5051 m. The core recovery was app. 40%. A pilot hole in 6 1/4-inch was drilled from 5051-5084 m for in situ stress measurements using the hydraulic fracturing technique. The re-entry and deepening of the well GPK2 was accompanied by several technical developments. New casing packer elements based on inflatable metal shells were developed in a close cooperation between SOCOMINE and MeSy GmbH (patent pending). These packer elements were successfully integrated into the completion of the well. The full weight of the casing string is supported by these elements which are filled with and imbedded in cement. High temperature cementing strategies (up to 170-190 C) for the complex saline fluids encountered in Soultz (High Magnesium Resistant Cements) were developed in a cooperation between Schlumberger Dowell (Vechta), SOCOMINE, SII of Houston, Ruhr-University Bochum, BGR Hannover and IFP Paris. The development of several high temperature logging tools (200 C range, 6-arm caliper, PTF probe) was initiated with CSMA (Cornwall) during the preparation of the deepening of GPK2. Initial scientific investigations included borehole logging (NGS, CLIPER, ARI, UBI, TEMPERATURE), geological investigations (cuttings, core) and seismic monitoring while drilling. During the first temperature log performed, 12 hours after circulation, a temperature of 194 C was recorded at 5048 m (bottom hole at that time) when the temperature tool failed. At this time the temperature was still climbing. Geological investigations and borehole logging indicate a strong degree of fracturation in the open hole section between 4431-5084 m. Several zones of hydrothermal alteration were identified.

Baumgartner, J.; Gerard, A.; Barla, R.; Socomine, S.A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Yields Can Be Achieved  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

8 8 Notes: While the current forecast is showing higher distillate production than last year, there is room for yet more volume through refiners switching to higher yields than those being forecast. This will only happen if economic incentives evolve to encourage this change. Current high spreads indicate those incentives may occur. This graph shows the distillate yield pattern over the last few years. Generally yields rise in the fall to build stocks for winter distillate use. On average, the yield increase during the fourth quarter is about 2% higher than the yield average of the lowest yield months of June, July and August. (Recognize that a 1% change in yield is about a 150 MB/D change in distillate production, which is about 4% of winter demand.) During the fall of 1996, the winter season began with very low

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Complex higher order derivative theories  

SciTech Connect

In this work is considered a complex scalar field theory with higher order derivative terms and interactions. A procedure is developed to quantize consistently this system avoiding the presence of negative norm states. In order to achieve this goal the original real scalar high order field theory is extended to a complex space attaching a complex total derivative to the theory. Next, by imposing reality conditions the complex theory is mapped to a pair of interacting real scalar field theories without the presence of higher derivative terms.

Margalli, Carlos A.; Vergara, J. David [Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70-543, Mexico 04510 DF (Mexico)

2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Why some were so fast while others not : speed of entry as a new competitive asset in late-industrialization  

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The object of this dissertation is to gain an understanding of the speed of entry into high-tech industries by "latecomers," private and national firms from late-industrializing countries. While entry is traditionally ...

Kwak, Jooyoung

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Second update The Gordon Bell Competetion entry gb110s2  

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Since the update to our entry of October 20th we have just made a significant improvement. We understand that this is past the deadline for updates and very close to the conference date. However, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has just updated the BG/L system software on their full 64 BG/L supercomputer to IBM-BGL Release 3. As we discussed in our update of October 20 this release includes our custom L1 and SRAM access functions that allow us to achieve higher sustained performance. Just a few hours ago we got access to the full system and obtained the fastest sustained performance point. In the full 131,072 CPU-cores system QCD sustains 70.9 Teraflops for the Dirac operator and 67.9 teraflops for the full Conjugate Gradient inverter. This is about 20% faster than our last update. We attach the corresponding speedup figure. As you can tell the speedup is perfect. This figure is the same as Figure 1 of our October 20th update except that it now includes the 131,072 CPU-cores point.

Vranas, P; Soltz, R

2006-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamic reliability using entry-time approach for maintenance of nuclear power plants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Entry-time processes are finite-state continuous-time jump processes with transition rates depending only on the two states involved in transition, the calendar time, and the most recent arrival time, which is termed as entry-time. The entry-time processes have the potential to provide a significantly greater range of applicability and flexibility than traditional reliability tools for case studies related to equipment and components in nuclear power plants. In this dissertation, the finite difference approximation of the integrodifferential Chapman-Kolmogorov equations for the entry-time processes was developed, and then it was verified by application to some hypothetical examples that are solved by alternative means, either (semi-)analytically or via simulation. To demonstrate the ability of entry-time model to applications in nuclear power plants for a RIAM based scenario, the entry-time approach is applied to the maintenance of main generators in nuclear power using the data from INPO-EPIX database. In this application, both reliability and financial performances acquired using the entry-time approaches corresponding to different maintenance policies are presented and discussed to help make maintenance decisions for the plant management. The ability of the EPIX database to provide time-dependent failure rates is demonstrated and the techniques for extraction of failure rates from the database for main generators are also discussed.

Wang, Shuwen

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free Energy Barrier for Electric Field Driven Polymer Entry into Nanoscale Channels  

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Free energy barrier for entry of a charged polymer into a nanoscale channel by a driving electric field is studied theoretically and using molecular dynamics simulations. Dependence of the barrier height on the polymer length, the driving field strength, and the channel entrance geometry is investigated. Squeezing effect of the electric field on the polymer before its entry to the channel is taken into account. It is shown that lateral confinement of the polymer prior to its entry changes the polymer length dependence of the barrier height noticeably. Our theory and simulation results are in good agreement and reasonably describe related experimental data.

Narges Nikoofard; Hossein Fazli

2011-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Entry, Exit, and Performance of Financial Market Speculators  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Why is it that so many speculators enter financial markets when most lose money and cease trading after a short period of time? While previous explanations are mainly based on psychological biases, I develop an equilibrium model of learning by rational agents that explains these and related phenomena. Agents in my model do not know their trading abilities ex-ante. They do know, however, that most traders are unskilled, and that by trading they can gain information about their own ability. They initially experiment on a small scale and then optimally use the information uncovered by their trading profits to decide whether to continue. Competitive market makers post price quotes, recognizing the entry process of speculators, so that the rewards from speculation are endogenous. The model reconciles a number of empirical regularities: (1) On average, public traders incur losses in their speculative trades; (2) most public traders cease to trade after a short period of time; (3) survivors increase their speculative trade intensities over time; (4) on average, more experienced speculators do better; (5) on average, large traders make positive profits. I also show that learning from trade produces endogenous liquidity in financial markets. This endogenous liquidity reduces the equilibrium bid-ask spreads, reduces the effect of exogenous liquidity shocks on equilibrium asset prices, and amplifies the effect of shocks in the real side of the economy (i.e., labor market and costs of learning in this model) on equilibrium prices. Whatmotivatesnewtraderstocontinuallyenterthese [financial] markets...? A sophisticated investment strategy that results in persistent losses in one financial market? An irrational belief that they possess superior skill? The desire to gamble on their beliefs and the consumption they derive from the activity? These are important questions, the answer to which will provide insight into the overall performance of futures markets.(Hartzmark [9]) 1 1

Reza S. Mahani

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RE-IMAGINING CALIFORNIA HIGHER EDUCATION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Re-Imagining California Higher Education * October 2010 Johnfamed Master Plan for Higher Education, arguably the singlethe future of a system of higher education in the annals of

John Aubrey Douglass

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on the Economics of Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

3 Does Higher Education Cause Political Participation? 3.1on enrolling into higher education and college. Using 2measures of higher education on the instrument . . . . . .

SOLIS VIVALLOS, ALEX

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Class, Race, and Higher Education in America  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

many more questions for higher education, but at the leastthey overcome. But higher education in America has already1989), Review of Higher Education Policy In California,

Trow, Martin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WHAT FUTURE FOR UK HIGHER EDUCATION?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2009) “Students ask if higher education is really worth itrising social costs of higher education are not matched bystandards? ” Times Higher Education 17 July. Alderman, G.

Roger Brown

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind-induced contaminant transport in near-surface soils with application to radon entry into buildings  

SciTech Connect

Indoor air exposures to gaseous contaminants originating in soil can cause large human health risks. To predict and control these exposures, the mechanisms that affect vapor transport in near-surface soils need to be understood. In particular, radon exposure is a concern since average indoor radon concentrations lead to much higher risks than are generally accepted for exposure to other environmental contaminants. This dissertation examines an important component of the indoor radon problem: the impacts of wind on soil-gas and radon transport and entry into buildings. The research includes experimental and modeling studies of wind`s interactions with a building`s superstructure and the resulting soil-gas and radon flows in the surrounding soil. In addition to exploring the effects of steady winds, a novel modeling technique is developed to examine the impacts of fluctuating winds on soil-gas and radon transport.

Riley, W.J. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)]|[Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States)

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » A Solar Decathlon Entry  

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A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk A Solar Decathlon Entry for Historic Norfolk Friday, August 19, 2011 By Erin Pierce Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. I t's a tale of two universities with a vision for one historic city. Students from both Hampton and Old Dominion universities have joined forces to compete in the upcoming U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon with their entry, called Unit 6 Unplugged. As Tidewater Virginia, the students will unveil their vision for the future -an energy-efficient house that

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T-670: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits  

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

0: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry 0: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks T-670: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks July 18, 2011 - 7:09am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in Skype. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. PLATFORM: 5.3.0.120 and prior versions ABSTRACT: The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input in the The "mobile phone" profile entry before displaying the input. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025789 Skype Security Advisory KoreSecure News H Security ID: 1279864 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Skype suffers from a persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability due to a lack of input validation and output sanitization of the "mobile phone"

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T-670: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits  

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70: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry 70: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks T-670: Skype Input Validation Flaw in 'mobile phone' Profile Entry Permits Cross-Site Scripting Attacks July 18, 2011 - 7:09am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in Skype. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks. PLATFORM: 5.3.0.120 and prior versions ABSTRACT: The software does not properly filter HTML code from user-supplied input in the The "mobile phone" profile entry before displaying the input. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025789 Skype Security Advisory KoreSecure News H Security ID: 1279864 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Skype suffers from a persistent Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability due to a lack of input validation and output sanitization of the "mobile phone"

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Assessing low-fare entry in airline markets : impacts of revenue management and network flows  

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(cont.) the essential factors affecting traditional measures of airline performance following low-fare entry. Our simulation results show that these measures are greatly affected by the entrant's capacity relative to the ...

Gorin, Thomas O. (Thomas Olivier), 1976-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Passive cooling system for top entry liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors  

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This patent describes a passive cooling system for liquid metal cooled, top entry loop nuclear fission reactors. It comprises: a liquid metal cooled nuclear reactor plant; a passive cooling system; and a secondary passive cooling system.

Boardman, C.E.; Hunsbedt, A.; Hui, M.M.

1992-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Stakeholder identification of advanced technology opportunities at international ports of entry  

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As part of the Advanced Technologies for International and Intermodal Ports of Entry (ATIPE) Project, a diverse group of stakeholders was engaged to help identify problems experienced at inland international border crossings, particularly those at the US-Mexican border. The fundamental issue at international ports of entry is reducing transit time through the required documentation and inspection processes. Examples of other issues or problems, typically manifested as time delays at border crossings, repeatedly mentioned by stakeholders include: (1) lack of document standardization; (2) failure to standardize inspection processes; (3) inadequate information and communications systems; (4) manual fee and tariff collection; (5) inconsistency of processes and procedures; and (6) suboptimal cooperation among governmental agencies. Most of these issues can be addressed to some extent by the development of advanced technologies with the objective of allowing ports of entry to become more efficient while being more effective. Three categories of technologies were unambiguously of high priority to port of entry stakeholders: (1) automated documentation; (2) systems integration; and (3) vehicle and cargo tracking. Together, these technologies represent many of the technical components necessary for pre-clearance of freight approaching international ports of entry. Integration of vehicle and cargo tracking systems with port of entry information and communications systems, as well as existing industry legacy systems, should further enable border crossings to be accomplished consistently with optimal processing times.

Parker, S.K. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Energy Policy and Planning Dept.; Icerman, L. [Icerman and Associates, Santa Fe, NM (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTS EYALUATION POST-SHOT RE-ENTRY  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

9-12 8 9-12 8 (Preliminary) EFFECTS EYALUATION POST-SHOT RE-ENTRY PROJECT RULISON ( u ) November 1 1 , 1969 Contract A~(29-2)-1229 U .S . Atomic Energy Commission Nevada Operations O f f i c e Las Vegas, Nevada Hydrogeology S e c t i o n ISOTOPES, A TELEDYNE C O M P A V Y P a l o A l t o L a b o r a t o r i e s 4062 Fabian S t r e e t P a l o A l t o , C a l i f o r n i a 94303 I. INTRODUCTION Post-event d r i l l b a c k a t P r o j e c t RULISON w i l l r e s u l t i n t h e r e l e a s e o f explosion-produced r a d i o a c t i v i t y . T h i s r e l e a s e may t a k e one o r more o f t h e f o l l o w i n g forms : (1) i n s t a n t a n e o u s r e l e a s e o f a l l explosion-produced r a d i o a c t i v i t y a t t h e s u r f a c e ( w o r s t c a s e ) ; ( 2 ) a p l a u s i b l e a c c i d e n t c o n s i s t i n g o f r a p i d blow-out through t h e d r i l l h o l e ; ( 3 ) leakage d u r i n g d r i l l b a c k ( r e l e a s e o f r a d i o a c t i v i t y l e s s r a p i d t h a n i n s i t u a t i o n (

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Current Transformations in Norwegian Higher Education  

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from Thatcher's higher education reforms in the early 1980'Idea and American Higher Education: 1850 to the 1960 MasterIN NORWEGIAN HIGHER EDUCATION 1 March 2002 Kim Gunnar

Helsvig, Kim Gunnar

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home | Department of Energy  

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

Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home Solar Decathlon Entry Uses iPad to Monitor Home August 25, 2011 - 6:27pm Addthis Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? The next Solar Decathlon will be held Sept. 23-Oct. 2, 2011, at the National Mall's West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. Come check it out! In honor of the U.S Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon -- which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive -- we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition.

 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville is participating in its first Solar Decathlon competition, featuring its home, "Living Light." Named for

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DOE Solar Decathlon: News Blog » Blog Archive » Solar Decathlon Entry  

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Entry Uses iPad To Monitor House Entry Uses iPad To Monitor House Friday, September 2, 2011 By Erik Hyrkas Editor's Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE's Energy Blog. In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon-which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive-we are profiling each of the teams participating in the competition. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is participating in its first Solar Decathlon with Living Light. Named for its brightly sunlit, double-facade glass system, the house's blueprint was inspired by the cantilever barns of Southern Appalachia, which feature giant eaves to provide shade and a two-core design.

 The floor plan revolves around the two wooden cores at the base, which

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The Endogeneity of the Exchange Rate as a Determinant of FDI: A Model of Money, Entry, and Multinational Firms  

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of FDI: A Model of Money, Entry, and Multinational Firmsinvestment behavior with money. JEL Classi?cations: F1, F2,equilibrium framework with money, endogenous exchange rates,

Russ, Katheryn

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE P 310.1 Admin Chg 1, Maximum Entry and Mandatory Separation Ages for Certain Security Employees  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The policy establishes the DOE policy on maximum entry and mandatory separation ages for primary or secondary positions covered under special statutory ...

2001-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Stress Testing of the Philips 60W Replacement Lamp L Prize Entry  

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The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, operated by Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy, worked with Intertek to develop a procedure for stress testing medium screw-base light sources. This procedure, composed of alternating stress cycles and performance evaluation, was used to qualitatively compare and contrast the durability and reliability of the Philips 60W replacement lamp L Prize entry with market-proven compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) with comparable light output and functionality. The stress cycles applied simultaneous combinations of electrical, thermal, vibration, and humidity stresses of increasing magnitude. Performance evaluations measured relative illuminance, x chromaticity and y chromaticity shifts after each stress cycle. The Philips L Prize entry lamps appear to be appreciably more durable than the incumbent energy-efficient technology, as represented by the evaluated CFLs, and with respect to the applied stresses. Through the course of testing, all 15 CFL samples permanently ceased to function as a result of the applied stresses, while only 1 Philips L Prize entry lamp exhibited a failure, the nature of which was minor, non-destructive, and a consequence of a known (and resolved) subcontractor issue. Given that current CFL technology appears to be moderately mature and no Philips L Prize entry failures could be produced within the stress envelope causing 100 percent failure of the benchmark CFLs, it seems that, in this particular implementation, light-emitting diode (LED) technology would be much more durable in the field than current CFL technology. However, the Philips L Prize entry lamps used for testing were carefully designed and built for the competition, while the benchmark CFLs were mass produced for retail sale—a distinction that should be taken into consideration. Further reliability testing on final production samples would be necessary to judge the extent to which the results of this analysis apply to production versions of the Philips L Prize entry.

Poplawski, Michael E.; Ledbetter, Marc R.; Smith, Mark

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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The Montana Rivers Information System: Edit/entry program user`s manual  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Montana Rivers Information System (MRIS) was initiated to assess the state`s fish, wildlife, and recreation value; and natural cultural and geologic features. The MRIS is now a set of data bases containing part of the information in the Natural Heritage Program natural features and threatened and endangered species data bases. The purpose of this User`s Manual is to: (1) describe to the user how to maintain the MRIS database of their choice by updating, changing, deleting, and adding records using the edit/entry programs; and (2) provide to the user all information and instructions necessary to complete data entry into the MRIS databases.

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1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - APRIL 2009 PMCDP Module CHRIS ESS Tutorial_INITIAL_ENTRY_OF_COMPETENCY_INFORMATION.doc  

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

Initial Entry of Competency Information REV: APRIL 2009 1 1. You may enter competency information several ways: * From the PMCDP Menu: Click on "PMCDP" and choose "Review/Update Competencies." * From the initial Profile Update Notification screen presented when you completed Step 4: After you have finished entering all your initial information, choose "If you wish to start assessing your PMCDP competencies, click here." * After you updated your project history: After you have finished entering all your initial information, choose "If you wish to start assessing your PMCDP competencies, click here." Initial Entry of Competency Information Once you have entered all your background information and project history, chosen your approving

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How Responsive is Higher Education? The Linkages between Higher Education and the Labor Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

establishment (at the higher education level). Our analysisEconomic Value of Higher Education in Developed Economies: AWeiss. 2008. “From Higher Education to Work: Patterns of

Bardhan, Ashok Deo; Hicks, Daniel; Jaffee, Dwight M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A realism-based analysis of the OpenEHR entry model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe a proposal of improvement for clinical models of the OpenEHR standard according to the realism-based assumptions. In order to reach such proposal, we analyze OpenEHR entry model and realism-based ontologies created specifically for Medicine. ... Keywords: clinical models, knowledge representation, ontologies

André Queiroz Andrade; Mauricio Barcellos Almeida

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conversion of administration buildings entry to a greenhouse. Final status report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A project is briefly described that was to convert an administration building's entry to a greenhouse. The plan calls for extra insulation, a Trombe wall, berming, and double-glazed window units. The social and economic benefits of the project and qualifications of key people are listed. (LEW)

Nolan, A.H.

1982-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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No-look notes: accessible eyes-free multi-touch text entry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile devices with multi-touch capabilities are becoming increasingly common, largely due to the success of the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. While there have been some advances in touchscreen accessibility for blind people, touchscreens remain inaccessible ... Keywords: accessibility, eyes-free, mobile device, multi-touch, text entry, touchscreen

Matthew N. Bonner; Jeremy T. Brudvik; Gregory D. Abowd; W. Keith Edwards

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Effect of Steady Winds on Radon-222 Entry from soil into houses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wind affects the radon-222 entry rate from soil into buildings and the resulting indoor concentrations. To investigate this phenomenon, we employ a previously tested three-dimensional numerical model of soil-gas Bow around houses, a commercial computational fluid dynamics code, an established model for determining ventilation rates in the presence of wind, and new wind tunnel results for the ground-surface pressure field caused by wind. These tools and data, applied under steady-state conditions to a prototypical residential building, allow us (1) to determine the complex soil-gas flow patterns that result from the presence of wind-generated ground-surface pressures, (2) to evaluate the effect of these flows on the radon concentration in the soil, and (3) to calculate the effect of wind on the radon entry rate and indoor concentration. For a broad range of soil permeabilities, two wind speeds, and two wind directions, we quantify the"flushing" effect of wind on the radon in the soil surrounding a house, and the consequent sharp decrease in radon entry rates. Experimental measurements of the time-dependent radon concentration in soil gas beneath houses confirm the existence of wind-induced flushing. Comparisons are made to modeling predictions obtained while ignoring the effect of the wind-generated ground-surface pressures. These investigations lead to the conclusion that wind-generated ground-surface pressures play a significant role in determining radon entry rates into residential buildings. [References: 26

Riley, W.J.; Gadgil, A.J.; Bonnefous, Y.C.; Nazaroff, W.W.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

119

Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning, and the Survival of New Firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New firms are endowed with knowledge and experience at birth through the human capital of their founder(s). Existing empirical research suggests that this pre-entry knowledge and experience will influence the firm's chances of survival; however, the ... Keywords: adaptation, business planning, entrepreneurship, evolutionary economics, firm survival, human capital, knowledge, learning, prior experience, unemployment

John C. Dencker; Marc Gruber; Sonali K. Shah

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supporting international entry decisions for construction firms using fuzzy preference relations and cumulative prospect theory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper emphasizes on supporting international entry decisions for construction firms in a three-phase analysis process. Phase I identified significant factors as two categories, namely country and project factor levels. Phase II stuck on identifying ... Keywords: Alternative selection, Construction firms, Cumulative prospect theory, Fuzzy preference relations, International construction market

Min-Yuan Cheng; Hsing-Chih Tsai; Kai-Hsiang Chuang

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A TEST FOR AN ABRUPT CHANGE IN WEIBULL HAZARD FUNCTIONS WITH STAGGERED ENTRY AND TYPE I CENSORING  

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1 A TEST FOR AN ABRUPT CHANGE IN WEIBULL HAZARD FUNCTIONS WITH STAGGERED ENTRY AND TYPE I CENSORING-0439 Abstract: We consider a test of an unknown change-point in a Weibull hazard func- tion. We assume that data are subject to staggered entry and type I censoring. We formulate the profile log-likelihood ratio test

Berkson, Jim

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Higher Power Energy LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Higher Power Energy LLC Higher Power Energy LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Higher Power Energy, LLC Place Flower Mound, Texas Zip 78028 Sector Renewable Energy, Wind energy Product Higher Power Energy is focused on the development and management of renewable wind energy across North America. References Higher Power Energy, LLC[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Higher Power Energy, LLC is a company located in Flower Mound, Texas . References ↑ "Higher Power Energy, LLC" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Higher_Power_Energy_LLC&oldid=346535" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here

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Feedstocks with Reduced Acetylation for Higher Product ...  

Biomass and Biofuels Feedstocks with Reduced Acetylation for Higher Product Yields and Improved Properties Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Higher order invariants, cohomology, and automorphic forms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A general structure theorem on higher order invariants is proven. For an arithmetic group, the structure of the corresponding Hecke module is determined. It is shown that the module does not contain any irreducible submodule. This explains the fact that L-functions of higher order forms have no Euler-product. Higher order cohomology is introduced, classical results of Borel are generalized and a higher order version of Borel's conjecture is stated.

Deitmar, Anton

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher-order symbolic execution via contracts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a new approach to automated reasoning about higher-order programs by extending symbolic execution to use behavioral contracts as symbolic values, thus enabling symbolic approximation of higher-order behavior. Our approach is based on the idea ... Keywords: higher-order contracts, reduction semantics, symbolic execution

Sam Tobin-Hochstadt; David Van Horn

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Designing ontologies for higher level fusion  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of higher level fusion is to produce contextual understanding of the states of the environment and prediction of their impact in relation to specific goals of decision makers. One of the main challenges of designing higher level fusion processes ... Keywords: Basic formal ontology (BFO), Higher level fusion, Mereotopology, Ontology, Postdisaster environment, Relations

Eric G. Little; Galina L. Rogova

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized structure of higher order nonclassicality  

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A generalized notion of higher order nonclassicality (in terms of higher order moments) is introduced. Under this generalized framework of higher order nonclassicality, conditions of higher order squeezing and higher order subpoissonian photon statistics are derived. A simpler form of the Hong-Mandel higher order squeezing criterion is derived under this framework by using an operator ordering theorem introduced by us in [J. Phys. A. 33 (2000) 5607]. It is also generalized for multi-photon Bose operators of Brandt and Greenberg. Similarly, condition for higher order subpoissonian photon statistics is derived by normal ordering of higher powers of number operator. Further, with the help of simple density matrices, it is shown that the higher order antibunching (HOA) and higher order subpoissonian photon statistics (HOSPS) are not the manifestation of the same phenomenon and consequently it is incorrect to use the condition of HOA as a test of HOSPS. It is also shown that the HOA and HOSPS may exist even in absence of the corresponding lower order phenomenon. Binomial state, nonlinear first order excited squeezed state (NLESS) and nonlinear vacuum squeezed state (NLVSS) are used as examples of quantum state and it is shown that these states may show higher order nonclssical characteristics. It is observed that the Binomial state which is always antibunched, is not always higher order squeezed and NLVSS which shows higher order squeezing does not show HOSPS and HOA. The opposite is observed in NLESS and consequently it is established that the HOSPS and HOS are two independent signatures of higher order nonclassicality

Amit Verma; Anirban Pathak

2009-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

128

Higher Spin Black Holes from CFT  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Higher spin gravity in three dimensions has explicit black holes solutions, carrying higher spin charge. We compute the free energy of a charged black hole from the holographic dual, a 2d CFT with extended conformal symmetry, and find exact agreement with the bulk thermodynamics. In the CFT, higher spin corrections to the free energy can be calculated at high temperature from correlation functions of W-algebra currents.

Gaberdiel, Matthias R; Jin, Kewang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Higher Spin Black Holes from CFT  

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Higher spin gravity in three dimensions has explicit black holes solutions, carrying higher spin charge. We compute the free energy of a charged black hole from the holographic dual, a 2d CFT with extended conformal symmetry, and find exact agreement with the bulk thermodynamics. In the CFT, higher spin corrections to the free energy can be calculated at high temperature from correlation functions of W-algebra currents.

Matthias R. Gaberdiel; Thomas Hartman; Kewang Jin

2012-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Connects with Higher Education Community  

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

EDUconnections is a year old project, and through it we celebrate our university partners, spotlighting a different higher education institution every month.

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FCT Education: Competitions for Higher Education Students  

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& Educators Grades 5-12 Higher Education Energy Education Links Careers in Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Quick Links Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Delivery Hydrogen Storage Fuel Cells...

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Montana Rivers Information System : Edit/Entry Program User's Manual.  

SciTech Connect

The Montana Rivers Information System (MRIS) was initiated to assess the state`s fish, wildlife, and recreation value; and natural cultural, and geologic features. The MRIS is now a set of data bases containing part of the information in the Natural Heritage Program natural features and threatened and endangered species data bases and comprises of the Montana Interagency Stream Fisheries Database; the MDFWP Recreation Database; and the MDFWP Wildlife Geographic Information System. The purpose of this User`s Manual is to describe to the user how to maintain the MRIS database of their choice by updating, changing, deleting, and adding records using the edit/entry programs; and to provide to the user all information and instructions necessary to complete data entry into the MRIS databases.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration; Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UPPER ATMOSPHERE RE-ENTRY STUDY HIGH ALTITUDE BURNUP. VOLUME II  

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Methods of determining the fate of radioactive fuels in space power units burned up on re-entry into the earth's atmosphere are reviewed. Particulate characteristics experiments were derived from an analytical study on the ablation of Dlutonium fuel. This study revealed that the particulate size distribution resulting on re-entry burnup is a function of: the fuel form in use and the material velocity and atmospheric density at the time the fuel is exposed. The particulate fate experiments were derived essentially from studies of the effects of thermal and turbulent diffusion, and wind and gravity dispersion on the particulate cloud. The experiments recommended are described. (M.C.G.)

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

BARNARD COLLEGE SALARY REDUCTION AGREEMENT Faculty & Administrators  

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by the amount indicated below, allocated between TIAA-CREF or Fidelity as designated by the employee. It is understood that the monies so deducted from pay will be paid by the College to TIAA-CREF or Fidelity Amount Percentage Annual Election Amount Fidelity $_____________ _________% $___________________ OR TIAA

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Passive cooling system for top entry liquid metal cooled nuclear reactors  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A liquid metal cooled nuclear fission reactor plant having a top entry loop joined satellite assembly with a passive auxiliary safety cooling system for removing residual heat resulting from fuel decay during shutdown, or heat produced during a mishap. This satellite type reactor plant is enhanced by a backup or secondary passive safety cooling system which augments the primary passive auxiliary cooling system when in operation, and replaces the primary cooling system when rendered inoperative.

Boardman, Charles E. (Saratoga, CA); Hunsbedt, Anstein (Los Gatos, CA); Hui, Marvin M. (Cupertino, CA)

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EPRI Phased Array Performance Demonstration for Axial Entry Blade Attachment Inspection - Technical Update  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The disk rim blade attachment area is one of the most highly stressed components of the steam turbine rotor. Reliable and accurate inspection of the disk rim blade attachment area is essential for the determination of rotor operability and remaining life. The purpose of the Electric Power Research Institute's (EPRI's) Phased Array Performance Demonstration for Axial Entry Blade Attachment Inspection Project is to determine the inspection performance levels of commercial entities offering these inspection...

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

137

Class, Race, and Higher Education in America  

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Century New England, St. Martin's Press, New York Fay, J.S.Higher Education in America Martin Trow Goldman School ofH.M. Laslett and Seymour Martin Lipset, eds (1974). provided

Trow, Martin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

From Higher Education To Work In West  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1. Work Participation And Average Annualized Wages Of Graduates From West Virginia Public Higher .................................................................................................1 Results By Year And Residency ........................................................................................22 Appendix I: Detailed Description Of Employment Data .........................................29

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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Firm Size And Higher Education Graduate  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Tables 1. West Virginia Public Higher Education Graduate Work Participation By Area Of Concentration .................................................................................................1 Employment And Annualized Wages By West Virginia Firm Employment Size.....................................................18 Appendix I: Detailed Description Of Employment Data .........................................19

Mohaghegh, Shahab

140

From Higher Education To Work In West  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1. Number Of Graduates By Area Of Concentration And Degree From W.Va. Public Higher Education .................................................................................................1 Results By Year, Experience, Residency, And Degree............................................4.....................................................34 Appendix I: Detailed Description Of Employment Data .........................................36

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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141

Modelling higher-order dual nondeterminacy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We investigate models for programming and specifying in which higher-order functions and nondeterminacy (both demonic and angelic) coexist. The models are built using predicate transformers, binary multirelations, state transformers, and free lattices ...

Joseph M. Morris; Malcolm Tyrrell

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Refinement of higher-order logic programs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A refinement calculus provides a method for transforming specifications to executable code, maintaining the correctness of the code with respect to its specification. In this paper we extend the refinement calculus for logic programs to include higher-order ...

Robert Colvin; Ian Hayes; David Hemer; Paul Strooper

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Rotating Black Holes in Higher Dimensions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The properties of higher-dimensional black holes can differ significantly from those of black holes in four dimensions, since neither the uniqueness theorem, nor the staticity theorem or the topological censorship theorem generalize to higher dimensions. We first discuss black holes of Einstein-Maxwell theory and Einstein-Maxwell-Chern-Simons theory with spherical horizon topology. Here new types of stationary black holes are encountered. We then discuss nonuniform black strings and present evidence for a horizon topology changing transition.

Burkhard Kleihaus; Jutta Kunz; Francisco Navarro-Lerida

2007-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

144

Literature survey on vertical tube evaporators (VTE's). Part I. Bibliographical entries  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A bibliography of the literature pertinent to vertical tube heat exchangers for OTEC application has been prepared. More than 200 references from different sources (journals, books, companies and government reports) on heat exchanger design, operation and performance have been identified and surveyed for a two part report on the state-of-the-art of vertical tube evaporators. This bibliography represents Part I. Each bibliographical entry has been coded to facilitate references to particular articles in the narrative account of the survey represented in Part II.

Rothfus, R.R.; Neuman, C.P.; Lavi, G.H.; Farthing, G.A. Jr.; Prengaman, R.

1977-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

A higher limit approach to homology theories.  

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A lot of well-known functors such as group homology, cyclic homology of algebras can be described as limits of certain simply defined functors over categories of presentations. In this paper, we develop technique for the description of the higher limits over categories of presentations and show that certain homological functors can be described in this way. In particular, we give a description of Hochschild homology and the derived functors of tensor, symmetric and exterior powers in the sense of Dold and Puppe as higher limits.

Sergei O. Ivanov; Roman Mikhailov

146

QSO hosts and companions at higher redshifts  

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This review presents the current state of work on QSO hosts and companions at redshifts above 1. This includes the properties of QSO host galaxies, such as size, scale length, and luminosity, and morphology, as they appear to change with redshift and radio activity. This leads to a view of how the properties of galaxies that host QSOs change with cosmic time. I also review studies of the galaxy companions to QSOs at higher redshifts, and studies of the emission line gas in and around higher redshift QSOs. These topics should see great progress in the next decade.

J. B. Hutchings

2001-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

147

Higher Order Differential Attack of Camellia (II)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Camellia is a 128-bit block cipher, proposed by NTT and Mitsubishi in 2000. It has been shown that 10 round variant without FL function under a 256-bit secret key is attackable by Higher Order Differential Attack and even if FL function is included, ...

Yasuo Hatano; Hiroki Sekine; Toshinobu Kaneko

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

General quantum key distribution in higher dimension  

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We study a general quantum key distribution protocol in higher dimension. In this protocol, quantum states in arbitrary g+1 (1?g?d) out of all d+1 mutually unbiased bases in a d-dimensional system can be used for the key ...

Shi, Han-Duo

149

Complexity of the higher order matching  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We use the standard encoding of Boolean values in simply typed lambda calculus to develop a method of translating SAT problems for various logics into higher order matching. We obtain this way already known NP-hardness bounds for the order two and three ...

Tomasz Wierzbicki

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Microsoft Word - E&I Entry Enabling Objectives.docx  

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E&I MAINTENANCE ENTRY TEST ENABLING OBJECTIVES E&I MAINTENANCE ENTRY TEST ENABLING OBJECTIVES S i t e M a i n t e n a n c e T r a i n i n g P r o g r a m Page 1 of 7 SAFETY Industrial DESCRIBE hazards and precautions taken to avoid injury in the workplace. Example #1: All of the following are common PPE used to perform maintenance activities EXCEPT: a. Safety Glasses a. Gloves b. Ear Plugs c. Work Permits Electrical DESCRIBE electrical hazards and precautions taken to avoid injury in the workplace. Example #2: When performing testing of energized electrical equipment rated at 480VAC what type of gloves are required? a. Low Voltage b. High Voltage c. Listed Leather d. Cotton lined/Temperature rated ELECTRICAL DC Theory Given a formula sheet and schematic drawing, ANALYZE the relationships between voltage, resistance, current and power in series, parallel and series-parallel DC circuits.

151

Lower Cost, Higher Performance Carbon Fiber  

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David (Dave) Warren David (Dave) Warren Field Technical Manager Transportation Materials Research Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2009, M/S 8050 Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-8050 Phone: 865-574-9693 Fax: 865-574-0740 Email: WarrenCD@ORNL.GOV Lower Cost, Higher Performance Carbon Fiber 14 February 2011 2 Managed by UT-Battelle for the U.S. Department of Energy Presentation_name Questions for Today Materials How can the cost of carbon fiber suitable for higher performance applications (H 2 Storage) be developed? H 2 Storage requirements implies Aerospace grade fibers. Can we build off of work previously done for more modest structural applications? To accurately answer: We need to know the minimum performance and maximum cost requirements of the fiber not simply the properties of current fiber.

152

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles.

Bauman, Bernard D. (Emmaus, PA); Williams, Mark A. (Souderton, PA); Bagheri, Reza (Bethlehem, PA)

1997-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

153

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles. 2 figures.

McInnis, E.L.; Scharff, R.P.; Bauman, B.D.; Williams, M.A.

1995-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

154

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles. 2 figs.

Bauman, B.D.; Williams, M.A.; Bagheri, R.

1997-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

155

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles.

McInnis, Edwin L. (Allentown, PA); Bauman, Bernard D. (Emmaus, PA); Williams, Mark A. (Souderton, PA)

1996-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

156

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles. 2 figs.

McInnis, E.L.; Bauman, B.D.; Williams, M.A.

1996-04-09T23:59:59.000Z

157

Higher modulus compositions incorporating particulate rubber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Rubber particles, to be used as fillers or extenders for various composite polymer systems, are chlorinated by a gas-solid phase reaction with a chlorine-containing gas. A composite polymer containing the chlorinated rubber fillers or extenders exhibits a higher flexural modulus than if prepared using an unchlorinated rubber filler or extender. Chlorination of the rubber particles is carried out by contacting the finely divided rubber particles with a chlorine-containing gas comprising at least about 5 volume percent chlorine. Advantageously, the chlorine can be diluted with air, nitrogen or other essentially inert gases and may contain minor amounts of fluorine. Improved performance is obtained with nitrogen dilution of the chlorine gas over air dilution. Improved polymer composite systems having higher flexural modulus result from the use of the chlorinated rubber particles as fillers instead of unchlorinated rubber particles.

McInnis, Edwin L. (Allentown, PA); Scharff, Robert P. (Louisville, KY); Bauman, Bernard D. (Emmaus, PA); Williams, Mark A. (Souderton, PA)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

158

Higher Education: Who Benefits? WHAT IS THE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Little argument exists about the societal and personal value of education. The more complicated question is who benefits from, and therefore who pays for, higher education. Both the community and the individual benefit from education; this complicates the funding equation as to how much society and the individual should pay. If students had to pay the full price of education, too few would be able or willing to pay because the immediate personal

unknown authors

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical cell apparatus having axially distributed entry of a fuel-spent fuel mixture transverse to the cell lengths  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrochemical apparatus is made having a generator section containing axially elongated electrochemical cells, a fresh gaseous feed fuel inlet, a gaseous feed oxidant inlet, and at least one gaseous spent fuel exit channel, where the spent fuel exit channel passes from the generator chamber to combine with the fresh feed fuel inlet at a mixing apparatus, reformable fuel mixture channel passes through the length of the generator chamber and connects with the mixing apparatus, that channel containing entry ports within the generator chamber, where the axis of the ports is transverse to the fuel electrode surfaces, where a catalytic reforming material is distributed near the reformable fuel mixture entry ports. 2 figures.

Reichner, P.; Dollard, W.J.

1991-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

160

CAST STONE FORMULATION AT HIGHER SODIUM CONCENTRATIONS  

SciTech Connect

A low temperature waste form known as Cast Stone is being considered to provide supplemental Low Activity Waste (LAW) immobilization capacity for the Hanford site. Formulation of Cast Stone at high sodium concentrations is of interest since a significant reduction in the necessary volume of Cast Stone and subsequent disposal costs could be achieved if an acceptable waste form can be produced with a high sodium molarity salt solution combined with a high water to premix (or dry blend) ratio. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the factors involved with increasing the sodium concentration in Cast Stone, including production and performance properties and the retention and release of specific components of interest. Three factors were identified for the experimental matrix: the concentration of sodium in the simulated salt solution, the water to premix ratio, and the blast furnace slag portion of the premix. The salt solution simulants used in this study were formulated to represent the overall average waste composition. The cement, blast furnace slag, and fly ash were sourced from a supplier in the Hanford area in order to be representative. The test mixes were prepared in the laboratory and fresh properties were measured. Fresh density increased with increasing sodium molarity and with decreasing water to premix ratio, as expected given the individual densities of these components. Rheology measurements showed that all of the test mixes produced very fluid slurries. The fresh density and rheology data are of potential value in designing a future Cast Stone production facility. Standing water and density gradient testing showed that settling is not of particular concern for the high sodium compositions studied. Heat of hydration measurements may provide some insight into the reactions that occur within the test mixes, which may in turn be related to the properties and performance of the waste form. These measurements showed that increased sodium concentration in the salt solution reduced the time to peak heat flow, and reducing the amount of slag in the premix increased the time to peak heat flow. These observations may help to describe some of the cured properties of the samples, in particular the differences in compressive strength observed after 28 and 90 days of curing. Samples were cured for at least 28 days at ambient temperature in the laboratory prior to cured properties analyses. The low activity waste form for disposal at the Hanford Site is required to have a compressive strength of at least 500 psi. After 28 days of curing, several of the test mixes had mean compressive strengths that were below the 500 psi requirement. Higher sodium concentrations and higher water to premix ratios led to reduced compressive strength. Higher fly ash concentrations decreased the compressive strength after 28 days of curing. This may be explained in that the cementitious phases matured more quickly in the mixes with higher concentrations of slag, as evidenced by the data for the time to peak heat generation. All of the test mixes exhibited higher mean compressive strengths after 90 days of curing, with only one composition having a mean compressive strength of less than 500 psi. Leach indices were determined for the test mixes for contaminants of interest. The leaching performance of the mixes evaluated in this study was not particularly sensitive to the factors used in the experimental design. This may be beneficial in demonstrating that the performance of the waste form is robust with respect to changes in the mix composition. The results of this study demonstrate the potential to achieve significantly higher waste loadings in Cast Stone and other low temperature, cementitious waste forms. Additional work is needed to elucidate the hydration mechanisms occurring in Cast Stone formulated with highly concentrated salt solutions since these reactions are responsible for determining the performance of the cured waste form. The thermal analyses completed in this study provide some preliminary insight, although the limited

Fox, K.; Edwards, T.; Roberts, K.

2013-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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161

CAST STONE FORMULATION AT HIGHER SODIUM CONCENTRATIONS  

SciTech Connect

A low temperature waste form known as Cast Stone is being considered to provide supplemental Low Activity Waste (LAW) immobilization capacity for the Hanford site. Formulation of Cast Stone at high sodium concentrations is of interest since a significant reduction in the necessary volume of Cast Stone and subsequent disposal costs could be achieved if an acceptable waste form can be produced with a high sodium molarity salt solution combined with a high water to premix (or dry blend) ratio. The objectives of this study were to evaluate the factors involved with increasing the sodium concentration in Cast Stone, including production and performance properties and the retention and release of specific components of interest. Three factors were identified for the experimental matrix: the concentration of sodium in the simulated salt solution, the water to premix ratio, and the blast furnace slag portion of the premix. The salt solution simulants used in this study were formulated to represent the overall average waste composition. The cement, blast furnace slag, and fly ash were sourced from a supplier in the Hanford area in order to be representative. The test mixes were prepared in the laboratory and fresh properties were measured. Fresh density increased with increasing sodium molarity and with decreasing water to premix ratio, as expected given the individual densities of these components. Rheology measurements showed that all of the test mixes produced very fluid slurries. The fresh density and rheology data are of potential value in designing a future Cast Stone production facility. Standing water and density gradient testing showed that settling is not of particular concern for the high sodium compositions studied. Heat of hydration measurements may provide some insight into the reactions that occur within the test mixes, which may in turn be related to the properties and performance of the waste form. These measurements showed that increased sodium concentration in the salt solution reduced the time to peak heat flow, and reducing the amount of slag in the premix increased the time to peak heat flow. These observations may help to describe some of the cured properties of the samples, in particular the differences in compressive strength observed after 28 and 90 days of curing. Samples were cured for at least 28 days at ambient temperature in the laboratory prior to cured properties analyses. The low activity waste form for disposal at the Hanford Site is required to have a compressive strength of at least 500 psi. After 28 days of curing, several of the test mixes had mean compressive strengths that were below the 500 psi requirement. Higher sodium concentrations and higher water to premix ratios led to reduced compressive strength. Higher fly ash concentrations decreased the compressive strength after 28 days of curing. This may be explained in that the cementitious phases matured more quickly in the mixes with higher concentrations of slag, as evidenced by the data for the time to peak heat generation. All of the test mixes exhibited higher mean compressive strengths after 90 days of curing, with only one composition having a mean compressive strength of less than 500 psi. Leach indices were determined for the test mixes for contaminants of interest. The leaching performance of the mixes evaluated in this study was not particularly sensitive to the factors used in the experimental design. This may be beneficial in demonstrating that the performance of the waste form is robust with respect to changes in the mix composition. The results of this study demonstrate the potential to achieve significantly higher waste loadings in Cast Stone and other low temperature, cementitious waste forms. Additional work is needed to elucidate the hydration mechanisms occurring in Cast Stone formulated with highly concentrated salt solutions since these reactions are responsible for determining the performance of the cured waste form. The thermal analyses completed in this study provide some preliminary insight, although the limited

Fox, K.; Roberts, K.; Edwards, T.

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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opt_ret_plan_salary_reduction_agreement September 2013 Optional Retirement Plan Salary Reduction Agreement  

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: TIAA-CREF - 1.800.842.2252 www.tiaa-cref.org Deduction will be invested to an age appropriate JPMorgan target date fund or the default beneficiary of your "estate" is not for you, TIAA-CREF offers on-line enrollment. You can log on to the TIAA-CREF website (tiaa-cref.org/rfsuny ) and click Enroll Now. If you need

Suzuki, Masatsugu

163

Trust, Markets and Accountability in Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

that European and American higher education are currentlyfor Studies in Higher Education UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A COMPARATIVE

Trow, Martin

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

The Carnegie Commission and Council on Higher Education: A Retrospective  

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AND COUNCIL ON HIGHER EDUCATION: A RETROSPECTIVE * Novemberfor Studies in Higher Education, UC Berkeley Copyright 2005Carnegie Commission on Higher Education under the auspices

Douglass, John Aubrey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Recent Racial Incidents in Higher Education: A Contemporary Perspective  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Racial Incidents in Higher Education 1987b. "King Wants1988. "Hispanics Higher Education's Missing People." Change12-65. Chronicle of Higher Education. 1987. "Racial Brawl

Farrell, Walter C. Jr.; Jones, Cloyzelle K.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

AFTER BROWNE: The New Competitive Regime for English Higher Education  

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s Proposals for Higher Education Funding and StudentAn Analysis Oxford: Higher Education Policy Institute.and Medow, J. (2010) Global Higher Education Rankings 2010:

Roger Brown

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

An Emerging View on Accountability in American Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Accountability in Higher Education: Lessons from the PastStates and Public Higher Education Policy: Affordability,and Privatization in Public Higher Education. ” Washington,

Leveille, David E.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

International Trends in Higher Education and the Indian Scenario  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

International Higher Education, Spring. CSHE Research &Dynamics of Private Higher Education in the United States:and Public Policy. ” Higher Education Policy 3(2): 9-12.

Gupta, Asha

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

European Responses to Global Competitiveness in Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Adaptations of European Higher Education Systems in theDiversity in Higher Education. Jossey-Bass Publishers,2005). The European Higher Education and Research Landscape

Marijk van der Wende

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

From Mass Higher Education to Universal Access: The American Advantage  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transition from Elite to Mass Higher Education”, op. cit.impact of mass on elite higher education, see Trow, M. , “Elite Higher Education: An Endangered Species? ”, Minerva,

Trow, Martin A

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

The Disruptive Dialogue Project: Crafting Critical Space in Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

faculty work: Higher education’s strategic imperative. Sanfor the Study of Higher Education, Anaheim, CA. *Carducci,the public agenda for higher education. Symposium presented

Carducci, Rozana; Kuntz, Aaron M.; Gildersleeve, Ryan Evely; Pasque, Penny A.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES MANAGEMENT: READY FOR INTERNATIONALIZATION?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The last ten years has seen dramatic growth in Facilities Management (FM) activities worldwide, including Malaysia. Facilities Management is responsible for coordinating all efforts related to planning, designing and managing physical structure and it equipment, furniture and fixtures to improve the organization’s ability to compete successfully in a fast changing world. The facilities of a Higher Education Institution (HEI) like Universiti Teknologi Malaysia are one of its most valuable assets and must be manage properly in order to meet the need of the Institution’s end-user (Local and International students). This research provides essential concept on the application of facility management in general and specific emphasis on Higher Education facilities like library, class rooms, transportation services, catering services among others. The purpose of this study is to identify and assess whether the facilities provided in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) meet the International students’ requirement and recommend measure necessary to meet the shortfalls of these requirements. 210 questionnaires were administered to seven colleges and quantitative analysis technique was used in the analysis of the result. The finding shows 70% of the respondents (male and female) are satisfied and comfortable with the academic facilities which include (Library, class rooms) however, 30% were not. Similarly, 65% of the respondents said the transportation service (bus) on campus is inefficient. Finding also shows that 55% and 85% of the respondents complained on road signage and catering services. On college facilities, between 58% and 70% of the respondents are satisfied with the college facilities (rooms, desk, bed, sport facilities, parking space). Results indicate that 70% of the respondents complained of the chair provided in their rooms (not to ergonomic standards). Overall result shows that 65% of the respondents are satisfied with the campus facilities while 35% are not satisfied.

Aizuddin, N.; Yahya, M.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Total Crude Oil and Petroleum Products Imports by Area of Entry  

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

by Area of Entry by Area of Entry Product: Total Crude Oil and Petroleum Products Crude Oil Natural Gas Plant Liquids and Liquefied Refinery Gases Pentanes Plus Liquefied Petroleum Gases Ethane Ethylene Propane Propylene Normal Butane Butylene Isobutane Isobutylene Other Liquids Hydrogen/Oxygenates/Renewables/Other Hydrocarbons Oxygenates (excl. Fuel Ethanol) Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Other Oxygenates Renewable Fuels (incl. Fuel Ethanol) Fuel Ethanol Biomass-Based Diesel Fuel Other Renewable Diesel Fuel Other Renewable Fuels Other Hydrocarbons Unfinished Oils Naphthas and Lighter Kerosene and Light Gas Oils Heavy Gas Oils Residuum Motor Gasoline Blending Components (MGBC) MGBC - Reformulated, RBOB MGBC - Conventional MGBC - Conventional, CBOB MGBC - Conventional, GTAB MGBC - Other Conventional Aviation Gasoline Blending Components Finished Petroleum Products Finished Motor Gasoline Reformulated Gasoline Reformulated Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol Conventional Gasoline Conventional Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol Conventional Blended w/ Fuel Ethanol, Ed55 and Lower Conventional Other Finished Aviation Gasoline Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Kerosene-Type Bonded Aircraft Fuel Other Bonded Aircraft Fuel Kerosene Distillate Fuel Oil Distillate F.O., 15 ppm and under Distillate F.O., Bonded, 15 ppm and under Distillate F.O., Other, 15 ppm and under Distillate F.O., Greater than 15 to 500 ppm Distillate F.O., Bonded, Greater than 15 to 500 ppm Distillate F.O., Other, Greater than 15 to 500 ppm Distillate F.O., Greater than 500 ppm Distillate F.O., Greater than 500 to 2000 ppm Distillate F.O., Bonded, Greater than 500 to 2000 ppm Distillate F.O., Other, Greater than 500 ppm to 2000 ppm Distillate F.O., Greater than 2000 ppm Distillate F.O., Bonded, Greater than 2000 ppm Distillate F.O., Other, Greater than 2000 ppm Residual Fuel Oil Residual F.O., Bonded Ship Bunkers, Less than 0.31% Sulfur Residual F.O., Bonded Ship Bunkers, 0.31 to 1.00% Sulfur Residual F.O., Bonded Ship Bunkers, Greater than 1.00% Sulfur Petrochemical Feedstocks Naphtha for Petrochem. Feed. Use Other Oils for Petrochem Feed. Use Special Naphthas Lubricants Waxes Petroleum Coke Asphalt and Road Oil Miscellaneous Products Period-Unit: Monthly-Thousand Barrels Monthly-Thousand Barrels per Day Annual-Thousand Barrels Annual-Thousand Barrels per Day

174

Beneficial effects of groundwater entry into liquid-dominated geothermal systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

In all active liquid-dominated geothermal systems there is continuous circulation of mass and transfer of heat, otherwise they would slowly cool and fade away. In the natural state these systems are in dynamic equilibrium with the surrounding colder groundwater aquifers. The ascending geothermal fluids cool conductively, boil, or mix with groundwaters, and ultimately may discharge at the surface as fumaroles or hot springs. With the start of fluid production and the lowering of reservoir pressure, the natural equilibrium is disrupted and cooler groundwater tends to enter the reservoir. Improperly constructed or damaged wells, and wells located near the margins of the geothermal system, exhibit temperature reductions (and possibly scaling from mixing of chemically distinct fluids) as the cooler-water moves into the reservoir. These negative effects, especially in peripheral wells are, however, compensated by the maintenance of reservoir pressure and a reduction in reservoir boiling that might result in mineral precipitation in the formation pores and fractures. The positive effect of cold groundwater entry on the behavior of liquid-dominated system is illustrated by using simple reservoir models. The simulation results show that even though groundwater influx into the reservoir causes cooling of fluids produced from wells located near the cold-water recharge area, it also reduces pressure drawdown and boiling in the exploited zone, and sweeps the heat stored in the reservoir rocks toward production wells, thus increasing the productive life of the wells and field. 9 refs.

Lippmann, M.J. (Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (USA)); Truesdell, A.H. (Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA (USA))

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

Mutational and Biochemical Analysis of the DNA-entry Nuclease EndA from Streptococcus pneumoniae  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EndA is a membrane-attached surface-exposed DNA-entry nuclease previously known to be required for genetic transformation of Streptococcus pneumoniae. More recent studies have shown that the enzyme also plays an important role during the establishment of invasive infections by degrading extracellular chromatin in the form of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs), enabling streptococci to overcome the innate immune system in mammals. As a virulence factor, EndA has become an interesting target for future drug design. Here we present the first mutational and biochemical analysis of recombinant forms of EndA produced either in a cell-free expression system or in Escherichia coli. We identify His160 and Asn191 to be essential for catalysis and Asn182 to be required for stability of EndA. The role of His160 as the putative general base in the catalytic mechanism is supported by chemical rescue of the H160A variant of EndA with imidazole added in excess. Our study paves the way for the identification and development of protein or low-molecular-weight inhibitors for EndA in future high-throughput screening assays.

M Midon; P Schafer; A Pingoud; M Ghosh; A Moon; M Cuneo; R London; G Meiss

2011-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

176

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education...  

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

National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) National Conference National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) National...

177

Recovery Act: Wind Energy Consortia between Institutions of Higher...  

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

Recovery Act: Wind Energy Consortia between Institutions of Higher Learning and Industry Recovery Act: Wind Energy Consortia between Institutions of Higher Learning and Industry A...

178

Electrochemical cell apparatus having axially distributed entry of a fuel-spent fuel mixture transverse to the cell lengths  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An electrochemical apparatus (10) is made having a generator section (22) containing axially elongated electrochemical cells (16), a fresh gaseous feed fuel inlet (28), a gaseous feed oxidant inlet (30), and at least one gaseous spent fuel exit channel (46), where the spent fuel exit channel (46) passes from the generator chamber (22) to combine with the fresh feed fuel inlet (28) at a mixing apparatus (50), reformable fuel mixture channel (52) passes through the length of the generator chamber (22) and connects with the mixing apparatus (50), that channel containing entry ports (54) within the generator chamber (22), where the axis of the ports is transverse to the fuel electrode surfaces (18), where a catalytic reforming material is distributed near the reformable fuel mixture entry ports (54).

Reichner, Philip (Plum Borough, PA); Dollard, Walter J. (Churchill Borough, PA)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lessons Learned at the Idaho National Laboratory for the Entry into Force of the U.S. Additional Protocol  

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For a number of years, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has been preparing for the entry into force of the U.S. Additional Protocol (AP). These preparations included attending training, participating in tabletop exercises, preparing draft declarations, developing INL-specific guidance documents, preparing for and hosting a mock complementary access visit, and preparing declarations for official submittal. All of these activities, the training materials, and software developed by other U.S. DOE national laboratories (PNNL, ORNL, LANL, and BNL) were very helpful in preparing for the entry into force of the AP. As with any endeavor of this size and complexity, however, there are always instances where even the best preparations and advanced planning do not anticipate every challenge. As the DOE's lead nuclear energy research and development facility, the INL faced many unique challenges. The majority of research conducted at the INL is nuclear fuel cycle related, most of which is not protected by the National Security Exclusion. This paper describes the lessons learned from the INL’s experience of preparing for the entry into force of the AP, specifically how translating and implementing general principles into actual activities proved to be one of many challenges, and provides general suggestions on how to respond effectively and efficiently to routine annual data calls and other AP requests.

Jeffrey C. Joe; Shauna A. Hoiland

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Molecular dissection of prethymic progenitor entry into the T lymphocyte developmental pathway  

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Notch signaling activates T lineage differentiation from hemopoietic progenitors, but relatively few regulators that initiate this program have been identified, e.g., GATA3 and T cell factor-I (TCF-1) (gene name Tcli). To identify additional regulators of T cell specification, a cDNA libnlrY from mouse Pro-T cells was screened for genes that are specifically up-regulated in intrathymic T cell precursors as compared with myeloid progenitors. Over 90 genes of interest were identified, and 35 of 44 tested were confirmed to be more highly expressed in T lineage precursors relative to precursors of B and/or myeloid lineage. To a remarkable extent, however, expression of these T lineage-enriched genes, including zinc finger transcription factor, helicase, and signaling adaptor genes, was also shared by stem cells (Lin{sup -}Sca-1{sup +}Kit{sup +}CD27{sup -}) and multipotent progenitors (Lin{sup -}Sca-l{sup +}Kit{sup +}CD27{sup +}), although down-regulated in other lineages. Thus, a major fraction of these early T lineage genes are a regulatory legacy from stem cells. The few genes sharply up-regulated between multipotent progenitors and Pro-T cell stages included those encoding transcription factors Bclllb, TCF-I (Tcli), and HEBalt, Notch target Deltexl, Deltex3L, Fkbp5, Eval, and Tmem13l. Like GATA3 and Deltexl, Bclllb, Fkbp5, and Eval were dependent on Notch/Delta signaling for induction in fetal liver precursors, but only BcIlI band HEBalt were up-regulated between the first two stages of intrathymic T cell development (double negative I and double negative 2) corresponding to T lineage specification. Bclllb was uniquely T lineage restricted and induced by NotchlDelta signaling specifically upon entry into the T lineage differentiation pathway.

Fung, Elizabeth-sharon [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UPGRADING THE CEBAF INJECTOR WITH A NEW BOOSTER, HIGHER VOLTAGE GUN, AND HIGHER FINAL ENERGY  

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The Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) accelerator at Jefferson Lab will be upgraded from 6 GeV to 12 GeV in the next few years. To meet the requirement of the new machine and to take the opportunity to improve the beam quality, the CEBAF injector will be upgraded with a higher voltage gun, a new booster, and a new accelerating RF module. The CEBAF injector creates and accelerates three beams at different currents simultaneously. The beams are interleaved, each at one third of the RF frequency, traveling through the same beam line. The higher voltage gun will lower the space charge effects. The new booster with optimized beam dynamics will complete the bunching process and provide initial acceleration matched to the new gun voltage. Using our latest SRF design, the new booster has significantly lower x/y coupling effects that should improve our beam setup and operation for the highly sensitive parity experiments scheduled for the CEBAF's future. Finally, the new accelerating RF module will roughly double the injector final energy to match the rest of the 12 GeV accelerator. In this paper we will provide more detail about this upgrade.

Reza Kazimi, Arne Freyberger, Alicia Hofler, Andrew Hutton, Fay Hannon

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

A higher-order extension for imperative synchronous languages  

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This article presents the very first effective design of higher-order modules in the synchronous programming language Esterel. Higher-order modules, together with the robust separate compilation scheme that implements it, allow us to address a yet unexplored ...

Eric Vecchié; Jean-Pierre Talpin; Sébastien Boisgérault

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

Short-cycle higher education: Purposes and issues  

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This article deals with a worldwide movement called short-cycle higher education .... lowed less than a fair share of the combined budget, college faculties had.

184

A static cost analysis for a higher-order language.  

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?? We develop a static complexity analysis for a higher-order functional language with structural list recursion. The complexity of an expression is a pair consisting… (more)

Danner, Norman

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Relations between Higher Education and the Labour Market  

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A high quality and socially responsive higher education is crucial for social equity, economic and social development and the existence of a vibrant democracy and civil society. Without higher education producing knowledgeable, competent and skilled graduates, research and knowledge and being responsive to economic and social needs, equity, democracy and development will all be constrained. The challenges of reconstruction, social transformation and development are tremendous. Higher education must not fail in meeting the new priorities and needs of South Africa The Council on Higher Education (CHE) is an independent statutory body established by the Higher Education Act of 1997. Its mandate is to advise the Minister of Education on all matters of higher education so that the system becomes characterised by equity, quality, responsiveness to economic and social development needs, and effective and efficient provision and management and also contributes to the public good. The CHE is also responsible, through its Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC), for quality assurance in higher education. One specific responsibility allocated to the CHE is to advise the Minister of Education on stimulating greater responsiveness on the part of higher education to societal needs, especially those

The Tramshed

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Heat wave contributes to higher summer electricity demand in...  

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contributes to higher summer electricity demand in the Northeast In its new energy forecast, the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects summer retail electricity prices...

187

Improved Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) for Higher Energy ...  

solar cells to potentially compete with fossil fuels. Improved Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC) for Higher Energy Conversion Efficiency Page 1 of 1 Data Update

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A remark on higher order RUE-resolution with EXTRUE  

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We show that a prominent counterexample for the completeness of first order RUE-resolution does not apply to the higher order RUE-resolution approach EXTRUE.

Benzmueller, Christoph

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Knotting and higher order linking in physical systems  

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We discuss physical systems with topologies more complicated than simple gaussian linking. Our examples of these higher topologies are in non-relativistic quantum mechanics and in QCD.

Roman V. Buniy; Martha J. Holmes; Thomas W. Kephart

2010-10-28T23:59:59.000Z

190

Terrace housing : providing quality in higher-density housing  

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The higher demand of higher-density housing in Bangkok due to the rapid growth of the economy and the use of high-performance materials and modern construction methods has changed the forms of housing from low-rise buildings ...

Atthakor, Songpol

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

An evaluation framework for higher education ERP systems  

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A Higher Education ERP system can be used as a solution to integrate and increase the efficiency of the Romanian university processes. This paper examines the application of ERP software in Romanian Universities. We made an SWOT analysis for implementing ... Keywords: ERP systems, evaluation framework, higher education, integration, quality services, university management

Gheorghe Sabau; Mihaela Munten; Ana-Ramona Bologa; Razvan Bologa; Traian Surcel

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Aspects of metric-like higher-spin geometry  

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We consider the higher-derivative equations obtained setting to zero the divergence of the higher-spin curvatures in metric-like form, showing their equivalence to the second-order equations emerging from the tensionless limit of open string field theory, propagating reducible spectra of particles with different spins. This result can be viewed as complementary to the possibility of setting to zero a single trace of the higher-spin field strengths, yielding an equation known to imply Fronsdal's equation in the compensator form. We review the general context and results obtained in the investigation of metric-like higher-spin geometry, the structure of the corresponding non-local actions, together with their links to more conventional, local forms including a recently proposed one for higher-spin theories with transverse gauge invariance.

Francia, D. [Centro Studi e Ricerche E. Fermi, piazza del Viminale 1, I-00184 Roma, Italy and Scuola Normale Superiore and INFN, Piazza dei Cavalieri 7, I-56126 Pisa (Italy)

2012-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Do Solar system tests permit higher dimensional general relativity?  

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We perform a survey whether higher dimensional Schwarzschild space-time is compatible with some of the solar system phenomena. As a test we examine five well known solar system effects, viz., (1) Perihelion shift, (2) Bending of light, (3) Gravitational redshift, (4) Gravitational time delay and (5) Motion of test particle in the framework of general relativity with higher dimensions. It is shown that the results related to all these physical phenomena are mostly incompatible with the higher dimensional version of general relativity except that of Motion of test particle. We compare all these results with the available data in the literature.

F. Rahaman; Saibal Ray; M. Kalam; M. Sarker

2007-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

194

The Palatini formalism for higher?curvature gravity theories  

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We compare the metric and the Palatini formalism to obtain the Einstein equations in the presence of higher?order curvature corrections that consist of contractions of the Riemann tensor

Mar Bastero?Gil; Mónica Borunda; Bert Janssen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Higher education as a relatively autonomous field: the impact of  

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accompanying massification ensures the survival of elite forms (Bowles & Gintis, 1979; Brint & Karabel, 1986 of the Ofsted inspection. ... In higher education, an academic becomes the creator of research and is expected

Dixon, Peter

196

A geometrizing higher twist effect on nuclear target  

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The higher twist effects in deep inelastic scattering on the nuclear target are studied using time ordered perturbation theory. We showed that the collinear rescattering of the outgoing quark on the extra nucleons via the contacting gluon-pair is dominant in nuclear size-dependent effects. The Qiu-Vitev resummation is proved by using the geometric properties of the higher twist amplitudes. The leading contributions of nuclear-enhanced effect to the DGLAP evolution equation are resummed in the same framework.

Wei Zhu

2004-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

197

A blueprint for higher-level fusion systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper contends that demands on the data fusion community are beginning to exceed its historical roots in sensor fusion, by requiring greater development of automated situation and impact assessments and more appropriate integration with humans engaged ... Keywords: Cognitive machines, Data fusion, Higher-level fusion, Higher-level fusion interfaces, Impact assessment, Information fusion, JDL model, Object assessment, Semantic machines, Sensor fusion, Situation assessment, Situation awareness, Social machines

Dale A. Lambert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

An Equal Opportunity University VOLUNTARY SALARY REDUCTION AGREEMENT  

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403(b) POST-TAX Contribution Per Pay 403(b) TIAA-CREF 457(B) TIAA-CREF N/A *Contributions to a Roth: I also have completed and submitted the required account application(s) to TIAA- CREF. I understand

Yener, Aylin

199

PROMOTED ZINC CHROMITE CATALYSTS FOR HIGHER ALCOHOL SYNTHESIS  

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During this reporting period, a ''zinc chromite'' catalyst promoted with 6 wt.% cesium (Cs) was evaluated at the following operating conditions: Temperature - 375 C and 400 C; Total Pressure--13.6 MPa (2000 psig); Gas Hourly Space Velocity (GHSV) - 5000 standard liters/kg(cat)-hr; and H{sub 2}/CO feed ratio--0.5, 1.0 and 2.0 mole/mole. Decahydronaphthalene (DHN) was used as the slurry liquid. The experiment lasted for twelve days of continuous operation. Unpromoted zinc chromite catalyst then was re-examined under the same operating conditions. Reproducible data was achieved with a continuous liquid make-up. Compared with unpromoted zinc chromite catalyst, 6 wt.% Cs-promoted catalyst shifted the product distribution from methanol to higher alcohols, even though methanol was still the major product. The effect of operating conditions was less important than the addition of promoter. However, it was observed that higher temperature favors higher alcohol synthesis, and that a higher H{sub 2}/CO ratio leads to lower oxygenates selectivity and higher hydrocarbons selectivity. These trends showed clearly with the Cs-promoted catalyst, but were not as prominent with the unpromoted catalyst. The slurry liquid did not decompose or alkylate to a measurable extent during either continuous, 12 - day experiment, even with the higher reactor temperature (400 C). There was a relatively significant loss of catalyst surface area during the experiment with the promoted catalyst, but not with the unpromoted catalyst.

Ms. Xiaolei Sun; Professor George W. Roberts

2000-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

200

Design and Development of a 100 MVA HTS Generator for Commercial Entry  

SciTech Connect

In 2002, General Electric and the US Department of Energy (DOE) entered into a cooperative agreement for the development of a commercialized 100 MVA generator using high temperature superconductors (HTS) in the field winding. The intent of the program was to: (1) identify and develop technologies that would be needed for such a generator; (2) develop conceptual designs for generators with ratings of 100 MVA and higher using HTS technology; (3) perform proof of concept tests at the 1.5 MW level for GE's proprietary warm iron rotor HTS generator concept; and (4) design, build, and test a prototype of a commercially viable 100 MVA generator that could be placed on the power grid. This report summarizes work performed during the program and is provided as one of the final program deliverables. The design for the HTS generator was based on GE's warm iron rotor concept in which a cold HTS coil is wound around a warm magnetic iron pole. This approach for rotating HTS electrical machinery provides the efficiency benefits of the HTS technology while addressing the two most important considerations for power generators in utility applications: cost and reliability. The warm iron rotor concept uses the least amount of expensive HTS wire compared to competing concepts and builds on the very high reliability of conventional iron core stators and armature windings.

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2007-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Design and Development of a 100 MVA HTS Generator for Commercial Entry  

SciTech Connect

In 2002, General Electric and the US Department of Energy (DOE) entered into a cooperative agreement for the development of a commercialized 100 MVA generator using high temperature superconductors (HTS) in the field winding. The intent of the program was to: (1) identify and develop technologies that would be needed for such a generator; (2) develop conceptual designs for generators with ratings of 100 MVA and higher using HTS technology; (3) perform proof of concept tests at the 1.5 MW level for GE's proprietary warm iron rotor HTS generator concept; and (4) design, build, and test a prototype of a commercially viable 100 MVA generator that could be placed on the power grid. This report summarizes work performed during the program and is provided as one of the final program deliverables. The design for the HTS generator was based on GE's warm iron rotor concept in which a cold HTS coil is wound around a warm magnetic iron pole. This approach for rotating HTS electrical machinery provides the efficiency benefits of the HTS technology while addressing the two most important considerations for power generators in utility applications: cost and reliability. The warm iron rotor concept uses the least amount of expensive HTS wire compared to competing concepts and builds on the very high reliability of conventional iron core stators and armature windings.

2007-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Supercond. Sci. Technol. 11 (1998) 479484. Printed in the UK PII: S0953-2048(98)88501-1 Study of flux entry and exit into  

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field, the inner filaments also contribute to the current flow. In the remanent state, the flux flux patterns of a long section (l = 18 mm) of the Bi-2223 tape to illustrate the problems of current of flux entry and exit into Bi-2223 multifilamentary tapes M R Koblischka§, T H Johansen, H Bratsberg

Johansen, Tom Henning

203

Temporal Order is Coded Temporally in the Brain: Early Event-related Potential Latency Shifts Underlying Prior Entry in a Cross-modal Temporal Order Judgment Task  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The speeding-up of neural processing associated with attended events (i.e., the prior-entry effect) has long been proposed as a viable mechanism by which attention can prioritize our perception and action. In the brain, this has been thought to be regulated ...

J. Vibell; C. Klinge; M. Zampini; C. Spence; A. C. Nobre

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Configuration of Value Chain Activities: The Effect of Pre-Entry Capabilities, Transaction Hazards, and Industry Evolution on Decisions to Internalize  

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We integrate insights from organizational capabilities, organizational economics, and industry evolution to examine industry entrants' boundary choices about value chain activities and test hypotheses in 1978–2009 data from a sample of U.S. ... Keywords: governance choice, industry evolution, pre-entry experience, value chain activity

Lihong Qian; Rajshree Agarwal; Glenn Hoetker

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Perspectives on Higher Education in Africa: Fieldnotes on Trends, Themes, Challenges and Opportunities  

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Sector. ” In Higher Education in Africa: Achievements,A History of African Higher Education from Antiquity to theand Challenges of Higher Education in Africa. ” In Higher

Bulfin, Michael Patrick

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators | Department of  

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

DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators DOE Proposes Higher Efficiency Standards for Refrigerators September 28, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the release of a new proposed energy efficiency standard for residential refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers, and freezers. The standard, as proposed, could save consumers as much as $18.6 billion over thirty years. The Obama Administration has made efficiency standards a major priority as a way to save energy and money for American families and businesses. Since January 2009, the Department of Energy has finalized new efficiency standards for more than twenty household and commercial products, which will cumulatively save consumers between $250 billion and

207

Equity, quality and relevance in higher education in Brazil  

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Brazilian higher education has doubled its size in the 1990s, going from 1.5 million to more than 3 million students in the period. This expansion was mostly due to the growth of private education, which, in 2002, accounted for about two thirds of the enrollment. Is expansion making higher education more accessible to persons coming from the poorer segments of society? Is the quality of higher education suffering by the speed of this expansion? Is Brazil educating enough qualified persons to attend to the country’s needs to participate in the new, knowledge-intensive and global economy? What public policies should be implemented, in order to foster the values of social equity and relevance? What are the policy implications of these developments? This article looks at the available evidence, and suggests some answers to these questions.

Simon Schwartzman

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

A higher chromatic analogue of the image of J.  

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We prove a higher chromatic analogue of Snaith's theorem which identifies the K-theory spectrum as the localisation of the suspension spectrum of CP^\\infty away from the Bott class; in this result, higher Eilenberg-MacLane spaces play the role of CP^\\infty = K(Z,2). Using this, we obtain a partial computation of the part of the Picard-graded homotopy of the K(n)-local sphere indexed by powers of a spectrum which for large primes is a shift of the Gross-Hopkins dual of the sphere. Our main technical tool is a K(n)-local notion generalising complex orientation to higher Eilenberg-MacLane spaces. As for complex-oriented theories, such an orientation produces a one-dimensional formal group law as an invariant of the cohomology theory. As an application, we prove a theorem that gives evidence for the chromatic redshift conjecture.

Craig Westerland

209

Higher-order discrete variational problems with constraints  

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An interesting family of geometric integrators for Lagrangian systems can be defined using discretizations of the Hamilton's principle of critical action. This family of geometric integrators is called variational integrators. In this paper, we derive new variational integrators for higher-order lagrangian mechanical system subjected to higher-order constraints. From the discretization of the variational principles, we show that our methods are automatically symplectic and, in consequence, with a very good energy behavior. Additionally, the symmetries of the discrete Lagrangian imply that momenta is conserved by the integrator. Moreover, we extend our construction to variational integrators where the lagrangian is explicitly time-dependent. Finally, some motivating applications of higher-order problems are considered; in particular, optimal control problems for explicitly time-dependent underactuated systems and an interpolation problem on Riemannian manifolds.

Leonardo Colombo; David Martín de Diego; Marcela Zuccalli

2013-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

210

Black Holes in Higher Dimensions (Black Strings and Black Rings)  

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The main focus of this session was the presentation of new higher-dimensional black hole solutions, including black rings, black strings, and multi black holes, and the study of their properties. Besides new asymptotically flat and locally asymptotically flat black objects also new black holes with anti-de Sitter asymptotics were reported. The studies of their properties included the investigation of their stability, their thermodynamics, their analyticity and their existence. Furthermore, the geodesics in such higher-dimensional space-times were investigated.

Kunz, Jutta

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Origin of higher temperatures in multidipolar plasma devices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hot-filament discharge devices with multidipolar surface magnetic fields have densities and temperatures higher than in these devices without multidipolar fields. Probe data show a much higher density of secondary electrons from the wall with multidipolar fields that is best explained by the wall secondaries being confined by the magnetic mirror effect. A relatively simple mathematical model for energy balance shows that the heating of the bulk plasma electrons by collisions with the greater number of secondaries from the wall accounts quantitatively for the increased temperature.

Knappmiller, Scott [Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0392 (United States); Robertson, Scott [Center for Integrated Plasma Studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0390 (United States)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

212

FUEL CELLS IN SHIPPING: HIGHER CAPITAL COSTS AND REDUCED FLEXIBILITY  

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Abstract: The paper discusses some main economic characteristics of fuel cell power production technology applied to shipping. Whenever competitive fuel cell systems enter the market, they are likely to have higher capital costs and lower operating costs than systems based on traditional combustion technology. Implications of the difference are investigated with respect to investment flexibility by the use of a real options model of ship investment, lay-up and scrapping decisions under freight rate uncertainty. A higher capital share of total expected costs can represent a significant opportunity cost in uncertain markets. The paper highlights the significance of accounting properly for value of flexibility prior to investment in new technology.

Sigbjřrn Sřdal

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

An application of a game development framework in higher education  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes how a game development framework was used as a learning aid in a software engineering. Games can be used within higher education in various ways to promote student participation, enable variation in how lectures are taught, and improve ...

Alf Inge Wang; Bian Wu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Economic Impact of West Virginia Higher Education Institutions  

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of Technology) The economic impacts estimated in this report are for fiscal year (FY) 2008 (July 1, 2007 ­ June West Virginia University May 2010 Funding for this report was provided by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. The report includes financial and other data provided by member HEPC

Mohaghegh, Shahab

215

Introspective pushdown analysis of higher-order programs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the static analysis of functional programs, pushdown flow analysis and abstract garbage collection skirt just inside the boundaries of soundness and decidability. Alone, each method reduces analysis times and boosts precision by orders of magnitude. ... Keywords: abstract garbage collection, abstract interpretation, abstract machines, cfa2, higher-order languages, program analysis, pushdown analysis, pushdown systems

Christopher Earl; Ilya Sergey; Matthew Might; David Van Horn

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Higher Order Recurrences for Analytical Functions of Tchebysheff Type  

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One parameter subgroups of the group of hyperbolons of volume one when exploited accurately allow one to define and investigate higher order hyperbolic-trigonometric generalization of corresponding polynomials. In parallel functions of roots of polynomials of any degree are studied as possible extension of symmetric functions considered one hundred twenty six years ago in the inspiring famous lucasian paper.

A. K. Kwasniewski

2004-02-29T23:59:59.000Z

217

LOCAL ANISOTROPY, HIGHER ORDER STATISTICS, AND TURBULENCE SPECTRA  

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Correlation anisotropy emerges dynamically in magnetohydrodynamics (MHD), producing stronger gradients across the large-scale mean magnetic field than along it. This occurs both globally and locally, and has significant implications in space and astrophysical plasmas, including particle scattering and transport, and theories of turbulence. Properties of local correlation anisotropy are further documented here by showing through numerical experiments that the effect is intensified in more localized estimates of the mean field. The mathematical formulation of this property shows that local anisotropy mixes second-order with higher order correlations. Sensitivity of local statistical estimates to higher order correlations can be understood in connection with the stochastic coordinate system inherent in such formulations. We demonstrate this in specific cases, and illustrate the connection to higher order statistics by showing the sensitivity of local anisotropy to phase randomization, after which the global measure of anisotropy is recovered at all scales of averaging. This establishes that anisotropy of the local structure function is not a measure of anisotropy of the energy spectrum. Evidently, the local enhancement of correlation anisotropy is of substantial fundamental interest and must be understood in terms of higher order correlations, specifically fourth-order and above.

Matthaeus, W. H.; Wan, M.; Osman, K. T. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Delaware, DE (United States); Servidio, S.; Carbone, V. [Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita della Calabria, I-87036 Cosenza (Italy); Dmitruk, P. [Departamento de Fisica (FCEN-UBA and IFIBA-CONICET), Buenos Aires (Argentina); Oughton, S. [Department of Mathematics, University of Waikato, Hamilton 3240 (New Zealand)

2012-05-10T23:59:59.000Z

218

Simulating option prices and sensitivities by higher rank lattice rules  

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In this paper we introduce the intermediate rank or higher rank lattice rule for the general case when the number of quadrature points is ntm, where m is a composite integer, t is the rank of the rule, n is an integer ... Keywords: Monte Carlo and Quasi-Monte Carlo methods, lattice rules, option pricing, simulation of multivariate integrations

Yongzeng Lai

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

AdS Twistors for Higher Spin Theory  

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We construct spectra of supersymmetric higher spin theories in D = 4, 5 and 7 from twistors describing massless (super-)particles on AdS spaces. A massless twistor transform is derived in a geometric way from classical kinematics. Relaxing the spin-shell constraints on twistor space gives an infinite tower of massless states of a 'higher spin particle', generalizing previous work of Bandos et al.. This can generically be done in a number of ways, each defining the states of a distinct higher spin theory, and the method provides a systematic way of finding these. We reproduce known results in D = 4, minimal supersymmetric 5- and 7-dimensional models, as well as supersymmetrisations of Vasiliev's Sp-models as special cases. In the latter models a dimensional enhancement takes place, meaning that the theory lives on a space of higher dimension than the original AdS space, and becomes a theory of doubletons. This talk was presented at the XIX-th Max Born Symposium 'Fundamental Interactions and Twistor-Like Methods', September 2004, in Wroclaw, Poland.

Cederwall, M. [Department of Theoretical Physics Goeteborg University, S-412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden); Chalmers University of Technology, S-412 96 Goeteborg (Sweden)

2005-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

220

Extraction of signals with higher order temporal structure using Correntropy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper addresses the problem of semi-blindly extracting one single desired signal using a priori information about its higher order temporal structure. Our approach is based on the maximization of the autocorrentropy function for a given time delay. ... Keywords: Blind source extraction, Correntropy, Information Theoretic Learning (ITL)

Eder Santana; Jose C. Principe; Ewaldo Santana; Allan Kardec Barros

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Are Precipitation Levels Getting Higher? Statistical Evidence for the Netherlands  

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One of the possible consequences of global warming is that there will be more days with precipitation throughout the year, and also that the level of precipitation will be higher. In this paper a detailed statistical analysis of a century of ...

Alex J. Koning; Philip Hans Franses

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table 10. Summary of U.S. natural gas imports by point of entry, 2007-2011  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

7 7 Table 10. Summary of U.S. natural gas imports by point of entry, 2007-2011 (volumes in million cubic feet, prices in dollars per thousand cubic feet) See footnotes at end of table. Pipeline (Canada) Eastport, ID 704,429 6.31 688,782 7.88 693,892 3.86 708,806 4.19 606,099 3.90 Calais, ME 106,643 7.57 121,295 9.77 114,081 4.48 131,035 4.94 149,736 4.40 Detroit, MI 81 8.28 753 6.58 21 4.53 79 8.37 19 5.17 Marysville, MI 876 7.59 2,252 8.59 5,651 3.80 5,694 4.44 9,946 4.42 St. Clair, MI 9,633 6.97 9,104 10.03 6,544 5.10 5,591 4.97 5,228 4.29 Noyes, MN 499,863 6.72 476,948 8.48 478,368 4.21 447,079 4.49 544,135 4.15 Warroad, MN 4,813 6.75 4,800 8.50 4,380 4.24 4,325 4.69 4,551 4.17

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The application of quaternions and other spatial representations to the reconstruction of re-entry vehicle motion.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The analysis of spacecraft kinematics and dynamics requires an efficient scheme for spatial representation. While the representation of displacement in three dimensional Euclidean space is straightforward, orientation in three dimensions poses particular challenges. The unit quaternion provides an approach that mitigates many of the problems intrinsic in other representation approaches, including the ill-conditioning that arises from computing many successive rotations. This report focuses on the computational utility of unit quaternions and their application to the reconstruction of re-entry vehicle (RV) motion history from sensor data. To this end they will be used in conjunction with other kinematic and data processing techniques. We will present a numerical implementation for the reconstruction of RV motion solely from gyroscope and accelerometer data. This will make use of unit quaternions due to their numerical efficacy in dealing with the composition of many incremental rotations over a time series. In addition to signal processing and data conditioning procedures, algorithms for numerical quaternion-based integration of gyroscope data will be addressed, as well as accelerometer triangulation and integration to yield RV trajectory. Actual processed flight data will be presented to demonstrate the implementation of these methods.

De Sapio, Vincent

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Table 9. Summary of U.S. natural gas imports by point of entry, 2008-2012  

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

6 6 Table 9. Summary of U.S. natural gas imports by point of entry, 2008-2012 (volumes in million cubic feet, prices in dollars per thousand cubic feet) See footnotes at end of table. Pipeline (Canada) Eastport, ID 688,782 7.88 693,892 3.86 708,806 4.19 606,099 3.90 634,194 2.59 Calais, ME 121,295 9.77 114,081 4.48 131,035 4.94 149,736 4.40 76,540 3.44 Detroit, MI 753 6.58 21 4.53 79 8.37 19 5.17 0 -- Marysville, MI 2,252 8.59 5,651 3.80 5,694 4.44 9,946 4.42 8,099 2.99 St. Clair, MI 9,104 10.03 6,544 5.10 5,591 4.97 5,228 4.29 3,531 2.64 Noyes, MN 476,948 8.48 478,368 4.21 447,079 4.49 544,135 4.15 401,717 2.86 Warroad, MN 4,800 8.50 4,380 4.24 4,325 4.69 4,551 4.17 4,610 3.06

225

Achieving Higher Performance with Cost Neutrality through Building America  

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

Achieving Higher Performance Achieving Higher Performance with Cost Neutrality through Building America Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting March 1, 2012 Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting Agenda * Imagine Homes - An Overview * 2010 Occupied Test House - Objectives - From Modeling through Monitoring * 2012 Occupied Test House - Objectives - What's Next * Closing Remarks Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting Overview: * San Antonio, TX * 68 Homes in 2011 * $140k - $425k * 1,300 - 4,500 ft 2 Imagine Homes Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting Environment: * Hot-Humid * 2,996 CDD * 1,546 HDD * 31" Rainfall Imagine Homes Residential Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Meeting Imagine Homes History: * Established 2006 * Partnership with Beazer Homes * Builders Challenge * Building America

226

Higher Curvature Brane Corrections to the DGP Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the Dvali-Gabadadze-Porrati (DGP) model corrected by higher curvature brane terms. We show that these corrections have a dramatic impact on the spectrum of the model at the linearized level. Owing to the presence of higher derivatives in the field equations very massive ghost excitations with mass of order of Planck mass are generated in the ordinary branch of the model. These excitations describe an instability of Minkowski vacuum with time-scale of order of the Hubble time. At large distances these tachyonic excitations are expected to decouple from brane-localized matter. Our modified DGP model represents therefore a very promising framework for solving of the cosmological constant problem, in which Planck-scale physics is responsible for the elementary excitations driving the accelerated expansion of the universe, but the time-scale of the instability is settled by gravitational physics at large scales.

Mariano Cadoni; Paolo Pani

2008-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

227

Higher-order energy-conserving gyrokinetic theory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A higher-order self-consistent energy-conserving gyrokinetic system of equations is derived. It is shown that additional terms appear in the quasineutrality condition. These terms are nonlinear in the electric field. The derivation includes higher-order terms in the gyrokinetic Hamiltonian (needed for the energy conservation) and employs a variational principle that automatically provides all the conservation laws through the Noether theorem. The equations derived here can be applied in certain transition layers such as the stellarator transport barriers caused by the transition between the electron and ion root regimes. The theory may also be of interest for the edge plasma, where the nonlinear terms in the quasineutrality equation could be relevant. The equations derived are simple enough and can readily be used in gyrokinetic codes.

Mishchenko, Alexey [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik, EURATOM-Association, D-17491 Greifswald (Germany); Brizard, Alain J. [Department of Chemistry and Physics, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont 05439 (United States)

2011-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

228

Casimir energy and the possibility of higher dimensional manipulation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It is well known that the Casimir effect is an excellent candidate for the stabilization of the extra dimensions. It has also been suggested that the Casimir effect in higher dimensions may be the underlying phenomenon that is responsible for the dark energy which is currently driving the accelerated expansion of the universe. In this paper we suggest that, in principle, it may be possible to directly manipulate the size of an extra dimension locally using Standard Model fields in the next generation of particle accelerators. This adjustment of the size of the higher dimension could serve as a technological mechanism to locally adjust the dark energy density and change the local expansion of spacetime. This idea holds tantalizing possibilities in the context of exotic spacecraft propulsion.

R. K. Obousy; A. A. Saharian

2009-06-25T23:59:59.000Z

229

Higher Order Contributions to the 21 cm Power Spectrum  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider the contribution of 3rd and 4th order terms to the power spectrum of 21 cm brightness temperature fluctuations during the epoch of reionization, which arise because the 21 cm brightness temperature involves a product of the hydrogenic neutral fraction and the gas density. The 3rd order terms vanish for Gaussian random fields, and have been previously neglected or ignored. We measure these higher order terms from radiative transfer simulations and estimate them using cosmological perturbation theory. In our simulated models, the higher order terms are significant: neglecting them leads to a >~100% error in 21 cm power spectrum predictions on scales of k >~ 1 Mpc^{-1} when the neutral fraction is ~0.5. The higher order terms have a simple physical interpretation. On small scales they are produced by gravitational mode coupling. Small scale structure grows more readily in large-scale overdense regions, but the same regions tend to be ionized and hence do not contribute to the 21 cm signal. This acts to suppress the influence of non-linear density fluctuations and the small-scale amplitude of the 21 cm power spectrum. These results modify earlier intuition that the 21 cm power spectrum simply traces the density power spectrum on scales smaller than that of a typical bubble, and imply that small scale measurements contain more information about the nature of the ionizing sources than previously believed. On large scales, higher order moments are not directly related to gravity. They are non-zero because over-dense regions tend to ionize first and are important in magnitude at late times owing to the large fluctuations in the neutral fraction. (Abridged)

Adam Lidz; Oliver Zahn; Matthew McQuinn; Matias Zaldarriaga; Suvendra Dutta; Lars Hernquist

2006-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

230

Conversion of ethane and of propane to higher olefin hydrocarbons  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

It has become apparent during the past few months that results obtained in the oxidative coupling of methane cannot be extended to ethane and propane. Good selectivities and yields for the oxydehydrogenation to olefins can be obtained but production of higher hydrocarbons is small. The present report summarizes results of experiments using zeolite based catalysts and compares these with basic oxide catalysts. The oxydehydrogenation of ethane over zeolite based catalysts (H[sup [minus plus

Heinemann, H.; Somorjai, G.A.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Observables and Microscopic Entropy of Higher Spin Black Holes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In the context of recently proposed holographic dualities between higher spin theories in AdS3 and 1+1-dimensional CFTs with W-symmetry algebras, we revisit the definition of higher spin black hole thermodynamics and the dictionary between bulk fields and dual CFT operators. We build a canonical formalism based on three ingredients: a gauge-invariant definition of conserved charges and chemical potentials in the presence of higher spin black holes, a canonical definition of entropy in the bulk, and a bulk-to-boundary dictionary aligned with the asymptotic symmetry algebra. We show that our canonical formalism shares the same formal structure as the so-called holomorphic formalism, but differs in the definition of charges and chemical potentials and in the bulk-to-boundary dictionary. Most importantly, we show that it admits a consistent CFT interpretation. We discuss the spin-2 and spin-3 cases in detail and generalize our construction to theories based on the hs[\\lambda] algebra, and on the sl(N,R) algebra for any choice of sl(2,R) embedding.

Geoffrey Compčre; Juan I. Jottar; Wei Song

2013-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

232

A Novel Fenestration Technique for Abdominal Aortic Dissection Membranes Using a Combination of a Needle Re-entry Catheter and the 'Cheese-wire' Technique  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Purpose: This study was designed to demonstrate the applicability of a combined needle-based re-entry catheter and 'cheese-wire' technique for fenestration of abdominal aortic dissection membranes. Methods: Four male patients (mean age: 65 years) with acute complicated aortic type B dissections were treated at our institution by fenestrating the abdominal aortic dissection membrane using a hybrid technique. This technique combined an initial membrane puncture with a needle-based re-entry catheter using a transfemoral approach. A guidewire was passed through the re-entry catheter and across the membrane. Using a contralateral transfemoral access, this guidewire was then snared, creating a through-and-through wire access. The membrane was then fenestrated using the cheese-wire maneuver. Results: We successfully performed: (a) membrane puncture; (b) guidewire passage; (c) guidewire snaring; and (d) cheese-wire maneuver in all four cases. After this maneuver, decompression of the false lumen and acceptable arterial inflow into the true lumen was observed in all cases. The dependent visceral arteries were reperfused. In one case, portions of the fenestrated membrane occluded the common iliac artery, which was immediately and successfully stented. In another case, long-standing intestinal hypoperfusion before the fenestration resulted in reperfusion-related shock and intraoperative death of the patient. Conclusions: The described hybrid approach for fenestration of dissection membranes is technically feasible and may be established as a therapeutic method in cases with a complicated type B dissection.

Kos, Sebastian, E-mail: skos@gmx.de [University Hospital Basel, Division of Interventional Radiology, Institute of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (Switzerland); Guerke, Lorenz [University Hospital Basel, Department of Vascular Surgery (Switzerland); Jacob, Augustinus L. [University Hospital Basel, Division of Interventional Radiology, Institute of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine (Switzerland)

2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

233

RFI response for NNMI 10/23/12 Sangkee Min Staff ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory ... CA 94720 smin@lbl.gov 510 ... 3. Higher salary (or reduce the ...

2012-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

234

Selected State Residential Heating Oil Prices  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

and salaries (union based) plus benefits are higher, along with real estate taxes and utility rates. In addition, leaserent costs, insurance costs, overhead operations...

235

An American Perspective on British Higher Education: The Decline of Diversity, Autonomy and Trust in Post-war British Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Perspective on British Higher Education: The Decline ofTrust in Post-war British Higher Education 1 Martin Trow TheCenter for Studies in Higher Education UC Berkeley, CA 94720

Trow, Martin A

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Reconfiguring Admissions to Serve the Mission of Selective Public Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

J.S. & Rudy, W. (1976). Higher education in transition: APublishers. Chronicle of Higher Education (1997). 62 collegeadmissions. Chronicle of Higher Education, A32, May 2, 1997.

Kornhaber, Mindy L.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Some Consequences of the New Information and Communication Technologies for Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

varied functions of higher education. But the short historyTECHNOLOGIES FOR HIGHER EDUCATION Spring 2000 Martin Trowtechnologies in higher education is so very large, and

Trow, Martin A

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Investment Patterns in California Higher Education and Policy Options for a Possible Future  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PATTERNS IN CALIFORNIA HIGHER EDUCATION AND POLICY OPTIONSin the California higher education system, and how has itrapid rise of American higher education represents one of

Douglass, John Aubrey

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Building on Success: Educational Diversity and Equity in Kentucky Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Segregation Black Higher Education in Kentucky, 1904-Title VI Regulation of Higher Education. New York: Teachersof Access and Choice in Higher Education, Chicago: Report to

The Civil Rights Project/ Proyecto Derechos Civiles

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

The Role of US Higher Education in the Global E-Learning Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Strategies for Higher Education. London: Kogan Page. Davis,Altbach, Ph. (2001) Higher Education and the WTO:Amok. In: International Higher Education, number 23, pp. 2-

van der Wende, Marijk

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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241

A Reflection and Prospectus on Globalization and Higher Education: CSHE@50  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ed) Social Science and Higher Education, Martin Trow, "The Democratization of Higher Education in America." TheDemocratization of Higher Education in America, New York:

King, C. Judson; Douglass, John Aubrey

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

All Globalization Is Local: Countervailing Forces and the Influence on Higher Education Markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for Research into Higher Education and Open UniversityWhy Distance Learning? : Higher Education AdministrativePreager Series on Higher Education. Castells, M. (2000). The

Douglass, John Aubrey

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

The United Arab Emirates: Policy Choices Shaping the Future of Public Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of Emiratis: A Master Plan for UAE Higher Education”, Officeof Higher Education Policy and Planning, January, 2007.MOHE, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific

Warren H. Fox

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Neoliberal Education Reforms and Debates around Neoliberalism: Finance-driven Reforms in Chilean Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

needs to be considered. Higher education institutions, whichJoaquín. (1993) Chile’s higher education: between market andstate. Higher Education 25, pp. 35-43. Brunner, José

Yusa, Taiko

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Internet as Teenager In Higher Education: Rapid Growth, Transformation, Uncertain but Bright Future  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Internet is challenging higher education. Perhaps the mostMatkin, INTERNET AS TEENAGER IN HIGHER EDUCATION Notes “Chronicle of Higher Education,” “E-Learning: Successes and

Matkin, Gary

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETS AND THE GLOBAL RECESSION: Tracking Varied National Responses and Their Consequences  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Universities and Higher Education Systems in a Changingcshe.berkeley.edu/ HIGHER EDUCATION BUDGETS AND THE GLOBALviewed the role of higher education in their evolving

John Aubrey Douglass

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

German and American Higher Education in Comparison: Is the American System Relevant for Germany?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

prestigious part of the higher education spectrum. Race-for Studies in Higher Education UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,GERMAN AND AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION IN COMPARISON: IS THE

Heyman, I. Michael

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

A Social Contract Between the Public Higher Education Sector and the People of South Africa  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

be necessary for the higher education sector to understandAhmed C. Bawa, PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR AND THE PEOPLEeds) Improving higher education in developing countries.

Bawa, Ahmed C

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Accountability in Higher Education: A Public Agenda for Trust and Cultural Change  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

23 August 2004. ACCOUNTABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATIONACCOUNTABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION Performance Indicators:that institutions of higher education have had to respond to

Leveille, David E.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

How Best to Coordinate California Higher Education: Comments on the Governor's Proposed Reforms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a leadership role in higher education so that other statesTO COORDINATE CALIFORNIA HIGHER EDUCATION: COMMENTS ON THEDirector, Office of Higher Education Policy and Planning

Fox, Warren H.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

The Hopwood Decision in Texas as an Attack on Latino Access to Selective Higher Education Programs  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to Comprehensive Higher Education in Texas." The SocialFocus on Latinos in Higher Education," Tenth Annual Statuson Minorities in Higher Education. (American Council on

Chapa, Jorge

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Report: Public Trust in Higher Education and A Media Review of Press Articles in California  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

independence of higher education from federal edicts.news). PUBLIC TRUST IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND A MEDIA REVIEWPublic Trust in Higher Education and A Media Review of Press

Fox, Warren H.; Earl-Novell, Sarah L.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

College vs. Unemployment: Expanding Access to Higher Education Is the Smart Investment During Economic Downturns  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Carnegie Commission on Higher Education in the 1960’s andAubrey Douglass, "Higher Education as a National Resource, "Expanding Access to Higher Education Is the Smart Investment

Douglass, John Aubrey

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Markets in Higher Education: Can We Still Learn from Economics' Founding Fathers?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ingredients of markets. ” Higher Education Quarterly 57(2):J. C. Smart (ed. ), Higher Education: Handbook of Theory andinstrument for steering higher education systems, especially

Teixeira, Pedro Nuno

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

DOE Solid-State Lighting in Higher Ed Facilities  

SciTech Connect

The focus of the workshop was on higher education facilities because college and university campuses are an important market for lighting products and they use almost every kind of luminaire on the market. This workshop was seen as a chance for SSL manufacturers large and small to get the inside scoop from a group of people that specify, pay for, install, use, maintain, and dispose of lighting systems for nearly every type of application. Workshop attendees explored the barriers to SSL adoption, the applications where SSL products could work better than existing technologies, and where SSL luminaires are currently falling short. This report summarizes the Workshop activities and presentation highlights.

Miller, Naomi J.; Curry, Ku' Uipo J.

2010-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

256

Slice Energy in Higher Order Gravity Theories and Conformal Transformations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the generic transport of slice energy between the scalar field generated by the conformal transformation of higher-order gravity theories and the matter component. We give precise relations for this exchange in the cases of dust and perfect fluids. We show that, unless we are in a stationary spacetime where slice energy is always conserved, in non-stationary situations contributions to the total slice energy depend on whether or not test matter follows geodesics in both frame representations of the dynamics, that is on whether or not the two conformally related frames are physically indistinguishable.

Spiros Cotsakis

2004-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

257

BNL | Photowalk Winning Entries  

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view of the STAR detector, designed to capture the signatures of fleeting subatomic debris. By Enrique Diaz. winning picture *FINALIST* Inside the RHIC tunnel, a 2.4-mile...

258

Mars Microprobe Entry Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Mars Microprobe mission will provide the first opportunity for subsurface measurements, including water detection, near the south pole of Mars. In this paper, performance of the Microprobe aeroshell design is evaluated through development of a six-degree-of-freedom ...

Braun R.D.; Mitcheltree R.A.; Cheatwood F.M.

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Stationary and Axisymmetric Solutions of Higher-Dimensional General Relativity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study stationary and axisymmetric solutions of General Relativity, i.e. pure gravity, in four or higher dimensions. D-dimensional stationary and axisymmetric solutions are defined as having D-2 commuting Killing vector fields. We derive a canonical form of the metric for such solutions that effectively reduces the Einstein equations to a differential equation on an axisymmetric D-2 by D-2 matrix field living in three-dimensional flat space (apart from a subclass of solutions that instead reduce to a set of equations on a D-2 by D-2 matrix field living in two-dimensional flat space). This generalizes the Papapetrou form of the metric for stationary and axisymmetric solutions in four dimensions, and furthermore generalizes the work on Weyl solutions in four and higher dimensions. We analyze then the sources for the solutions, which are in the form of thin rods along a line in the three-dimensional flat space that the matrix field can be seen to live in. As examples of stationary and axisymmetric solutions, we study the five-dimensional rotating black hole and the rotating black ring, write the metrics in the canonical form and analyze the structure of the rods for each solution.

Troels Harmark

2004-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

260

Higher order harmonic detection for exploring nonlinear interactions  

SciTech Connect

Nonlinear dynamics underpin a vast array of physical phenomena ranging from interfacial motion to jamming transitions. In many cases, decoupling the contributions of competing or co-existing mechanisms to the system response can be achieved through investigation of higher order harmonics. Here, a method using band excitation scanning probe microscopy to investigate higher order harmonics of the electromechanical response, with nanometer scale spatial resolution is presented. The utility of the technique is demonstrated by probing the first three harmonics of strain for a well-known system, a model Pb(Zr1-xTix)O3 ferroelectric capacitor. It is shown that the second order harmonic response is correlated with the first harmonic response, whereas the third harmonic is not. Additionally, nanoscale measurements of the second harmonic response with field reveal significant deviations from Rayleigh-type models in the form of a much more complicated field dependence than is observed in the spatially averaged data. These results illustrate the versatility of combining proximal probe techniques with nth harmonic detection methods in exploring and decoupling nonlinear dynamics in a wide variety of nanoscale materials.

Vasudevan, Rama K [ORNL; Okatan, M. B. [University of New South Wales; Rajapaksa, Indrajit [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL); Kim, Yunseok [ORNL; Marincel, Dan [Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University; Trolier-McKinstry, Susan [Pennsylvania State University; Jesse, Stephen [ORNL; Nagarajan, Valanoor [University of New South Wales; Kalinin, Sergei V [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stationary and Axisymmetric Solutions of Higher-Dimensional General Relativity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study stationary and axisymmetric solutions of General Relativity, i.e. pure gravity, in four or higher dimensions. D-dimensional stationary and axisymmetric solutions are defined as having D-2 commuting Killing vector fields. We derive a canonical form of the metric for such solutions that effectively reduces the Einstein equations to a differential equation on an axisymmetric D-2 by D-2 matrix field living in three-dimensional flat space (apart from a subclass of solutions that instead reduce to a set of equations on a D-2 by D-2 matrix field living in two-dimensional flat space). This generalizes the Papapetrou form of the metric for stationary and axisymmetric solutions in four dimensions, and furthermore generalizes the work on Weyl solutions in four and higher dimensions. We analyze then the sources for the solutions, which are in the form of thin rods along a line in the three-dimensional flat space that the matrix field can be seen to live in. As examples of stationary and axisymmetric solutions, w...

Harmark, T

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Effect of higher water vapor content on TBC performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Coal gasification, or IGCC (integrated gasification combined cycle), is one pathway toward cleaner use of coal for power generation with lower emissions. However, when coal-derived synthesis gas (i.e., syngas) is burned in turbines designed for natural gas, turbine manufacturers recommend 'derating,' or lowering the maximum temperature, which lowers the efficiency of the turbine, making electricity from IGCC more expensive. One possible reason for the derating is the higher water vapor contents in the exhaust gas. Water vapor has a detrimental effect on many oxidation-resistant high-temperature materials. In a turbine hot section, Ni-base superalloys are coated with a thermal barrier coating (TBC) allowing the gas temperature to be higher than the superalloy solidus temperature. TBCs have a low thermal conductivity ceramic top coating (typically Y{sub 2}O{sub 3}-stabilized ZrO{sub 2}, or YSZ) and an oxidation-resistant metallic bond coating. For land-based gas turbines, the industry standard is air plasma sprayed (APS) YSZ and high velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) sprayed NiCoCrAlY bond coatings. To investigate the role of higher water vapor content on TBC performance and possible mitigation strategies, furnace cycling experiments were conducted in dry O{sub 2} and air with 10% (typical with natural gas or jet fuel) or 50 vol% water vapor. Cycle frequency and temperature were accelerated to one hour at 1100 C (with 10 minute cooling to {approx}30 C between each thermal cycle) to induce early failures in coatings that are expected to operate for several years with a metal temperature of {approx}900 C. Coupons (16 mm diameter x 2 mm thick) of commercial second-generation single crystal superalloy CMSX4 were HVOF coated on both sides with {approx}125 {micro}m of Ni-22wt%Co-17Cr-12Al either with 0.7Y or 0.7Y-0.3Hf-0.4Si. One side was then coated with 190-240 {micro}m of APS YSZ. Coatings were cycled until the YSZ top coating spalled. Figure 2 shows the results of the initial phase of experiments. Compared to dry O{sub 2}, the addition of 10% water vapor decreased the lifetime of MCrAlY by {approx}30% for the conventional CMSX4 substrates. Higher average lifetimes were observed with Hf in the bond coating, but a similar decrease in lifetime was observed when water vapor was added. The addition of Y and La to the superalloy substrate did not change the YSZ lifetime with 10% water vapor. However, increasing water vapor content from 10 to 50% did not further decrease the lifetime of either bond coating with the doped superalloy substrate. Thus, these results suggest that higher water vapor contents cannot explain the derating of syngas-fired turbines, and other factors such as sulfur and ash from imperfect syngas cleanup (or upset conditions) need to be explored. Researchers continue to study effects of water vapor on thermally grown alumina scale adhesion and growth rate, and are looking for bond coating compositions more resistant to oxidation in the presence of water vapor.

Pint, Bruce A [ORNL; Haynes, James A [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Americium separation from nuclear fuel dissolution using higher oxidation states.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Much of the complexity in current AFCI proposals is driven by the need to separate the minor actinides from the lanthanides. Partitioning and recycling Am, but not Cm, would allow for significant simplification because Am has redox chemistry that may be exploited while Cm does not. Here, we have explored methods based on higher oxidation states of Am (AmV and AmVI) to partition Am from the lanthanides. In a separate but related approach we have also initiated an investigation of the utility of TRUEX Am extraction from thiocyanate solution. The stripping of loaded TRUEX by Am oxidation or SCN- has not yet proved successful; however, the partitioning of inextractable AmV by TRUEX shows promise.

Bruce J. Mincher

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Higher Spin Realization of the dS/CFT Correspondence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We conjecture that Vasiliev's theory of higher spin gravity in four-dimensional de Sitter space (dS) is holographically dual to a three-dimensional conformal field theory (CFT) living on the spacelike boundary of dS at future timelike infinity. The CFT is the Euclidean Sp(N) vector model with anticommuting scalars. The free CFT flows under a double-trace deformation to an interacting CFT in the IR. We argue that both CFTs are dual to Vasiliev dS gravity but with different future boundary conditions on the bulk scalar field. Our analysis rests heavily on analytic continuations of bulk and boundary correlators in the proposed duality relating the O(N) model with Vasiliev gravity in AdS.

Anninos, Dionysios; Strominger, Andrew

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Spin Realization of the dS/CFT Correspondence  

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We conjecture that Vasiliev's theory of higher spin gravity in four-dimensional de Sitter space (dS) is holographically dual to a three-dimensional conformal field theory (CFT) living on the spacelike boundary of dS at future timelike infinity. The CFT is the Euclidean Sp(N) vector model with anticommuting scalars. The free CFT flows under a double-trace deformation to an interacting CFT in the IR. We argue that both CFTs are dual to Vasiliev dS gravity but with different future boundary conditions on the bulk scalar field. Our analysis rests heavily on analytic continuations of bulk and boundary correlators in the proposed duality relating the O(N) model with Vasiliev gravity in AdS.

Dionysios Anninos; Thomas Hartman; Andrew Strominger

2011-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Catalysts for conversion of methane to higher hydrocarbons  

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Catalysts for converting methane to higher hydrocarbons such as ethane and ethylene in the presence of oxygen at temperatures in the range of about 700.degree. to 900.degree. C. are described. These catalysts comprise calcium oxide or gadolinium oxide respectively promoted with about 0.025-0.4 mole and about 0.1-0.7 mole sodium pyrophosphate. A preferred reaction temperature in a range of about 800.degree. to 850.degree. C. with a preferred oxygen-to-methane ratio of about 2:1 provides an essentially constant C.sub.2 hydrocarbon yield in the range of about 12 to 19 percent over a period of time greater than about 20 hours.

Siriwardane, Ranjani V. (Morgantown, WV)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Euclidean Scalar Green Function in a Higher Dimensional Global Spacetime  

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We construct the explicit Euclidean scalar Green function associated with a massless field in a higher dimensional global monopole spacetime, i.e., a $(1+d)$-spacetime with $d\\geq3$ which presents a solid angle deficit. Our result is expressed in terms of a infinite sum of products of Legendre functions with Gegenbauer polynomials. Although this Green function cannot be expressed in a closed form, for the specific case where the solid angle deficit is very small, it is possible to develop the sum and obtain the Green function in a more workable expression. Having this expression it is possible to calculate the vacuum expectation value of some relevant operators. As an application of this formalism, we calculate the renormalized vacuum expectation value of the square of the scalar field, $Phi^2(x)>_{Ren.}$, and the energy-momentum tensor, $_{Ren.}$, for the global monopole spacetime with spatial dimensions $d=4$ and $d=5$.

E. R. Bezerra de Mello

2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher moments of net-proton multiplicity distributions  

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Higher moments of event-by-event net-proton multiplicity distributions have been applied to search for the QCD critical point. Model results are used to provide a baseline for this search. The measured moment products, {kappa}{sigma}{sup 2} and S{sigma} of net-proton distributions, which are directly connected to the thermodynamical baryon number susceptibility ratio in Lattice QCD and Hadron Resonance Gas (HRG) model, are compared to the transport and thermal model results. We argue that a non-monotonic dependence of {kappa}{sigma}{sup 2} and S{sigma} as a function of beam energy can be used to search for the QCD critical point.

Luo Xiaofeng, E-mail: xfluo@lbl.gov [Central China Normal University, Institute of Particle Physics (China); Mohanty, Bedangadas [Variable Energy Cyclotron Center (India); Ritter, Hans Georg; Xu Nu [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (United States)

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Combustion Health Monitoring Techniques - Longer Life, Higher Availability  

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Combustion Health Combustion Health Monitoring Techniques Longer Life, Higher Availability Georgia Tech Jerry Seitzman SR102 * Modern Dry Low Emissions combustors have low emissions, but at a cost - significantly lower availability and reliability than "conventional" systems * The input data to the combustor monitor is pressure fluctuations, same as in currently available systems, but from this project the system analyzes the data differently, accounting for changes such as ambient temperature and doing analyses that show trends which indicate when planned maintenance should be performed to avoid an unplanned shut down. * Technology Transfer: Worked with 3 GT manufacturers. Method licensed to turbine monitoring company and installed at a number of power plants in the United States.

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Catalysts for conversion of methane to higher hydrocarbons  

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Catalysts for converting methane to higher hydrocarbons such as ethane and ethylene in the presence of oxygen at temperatures in the range of about 700 to 900{degrees}C are described. These catalysts comprise calcium oxide or gadolinium oxide respectively promoted with about 0.025--0.4 mole and about 0.1--0.7 mole sodium pyrophosphate. A preferred reaction temperature in a range of about 800 to 850{degrees}C with a preferred oxygen-to-methane ratio of about 2:1 provides an essentially constant C{sub 2} hydrocarbon yield in the range of about 12 to 19 percent over a period of time greater than about 20 hours.

Siriwardane, R.V.

1991-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

271

Building a Holographic Superconductor with Higher-derivative Couplings  

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We discuss the gravitational dual of a holographic superconductor consisting of a U(1) gauge field, a complex scalar field coupled to a charged AdS black hole and a higher-derivative coupling between the U(1) gauge field and the scalar with coupling constant \\eta. In the presence of a magnetic field, the system possesses localized spatially dependent droplet solutions which, in the low temperature limit, have smaller critical temperature for \\eta>0 than the droplet solutions without the interaction term (\\eta=0). In the weak magnetic field limit, the opposite behavior is observed: the critical temperature increases as we increase \\eta. We also calculate the energy gap in the probe limit and find that it is larger for \\etaenergy gap in the conventional case (\\eta=0).

Xiao-Mei Kuang; Eleftherios Papantonopoulos; George Siopsis; Bin Wang

2013-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

272

Greening academia: Developing sustainable waste management at Higher Education Institutions  

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Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are often the size of small municipalities. Worldwide, the higher education (HE) sector has expanded phenomenally; for example, since the 1960s, the United Kingdom (UK) HE system has expanded sixfold to >2.4 million students. As a consequence, the overall production of waste at HEIs throughout the world is very large and presents significant challenges as the associated legislative, economic and environmental pressures can be difficult to control and manage. This paper critically reviews why sustainable waste management has become a key issue for the worldwide HE sector to address and describes some of the benefits, barriers, practical and logistical problems. As a practical illustration of some of the issues and problems, the four-phase waste management strategy developed over 15 years by one of the largest universities in Southern England - the University of Southampton (UoS) - is outlined as a case study. The UoS is committed to protecting the environment by developing practices that are safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly and has developed a practical, staged approach to manage waste in an increasingly sustainable fashion. At each stage, the approach taken to the development of infrastructure (I), service provision (S) and behavior change (B) is explained, taking into account the Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental (PESTLE) factors. Signposts to lessons learned, good practice and useful resources that other institutions - both nationally and internationally - can access are provided. As a result of the strategy developed at the UoS, from 2004 to 2008 waste costs fell by around Pounds 125k and a recycling rate of 72% was achieved. The holistic approach taken - recognizing the PESTLE factors and the importance of a concerted ISB approach - provides a realistic, successful and practical example for other institutions wishing to effectively and sustainably manage their waste.

Zhang, N. [School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, University Rd., Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ (United Kingdom); Williams, I.D., E-mail: idw@soton.ac.uk [School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, University Rd., Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ (United Kingdom); Kemp, S. [School of Civil Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton, University Rd., Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ (United Kingdom); Smith, N.F. [Estates and Facilities Management, University of Southampton, University Rd., Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1BJ (United Kingdom)

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Indian monsoon rainfall is higher in epochs of higher solar activity: a wavelet cross-spectral analysis  

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Using the Morlet continuous wavelet transform on data over the period 1871-1990, it is found that the global wavelet cross spectra between two solar activity indices and seven major Indian monsoon rainfall time series show significant power around the period of the 11 year solar cycle, passing the $\\chi^2$ test of significance proposed by Torrence and Compo (1998) at levels exceeding 95% in 10 out of the 14 cases studied. Furthermore two distinct epochs are found in the computed cross-spectrum, the transition between them occurring around the decade 1915-1925, beyond which solar activity parameters show a significant increase. By comparison between selected periods of three cycles in solar activity in each of the two epochs, it is shown that the average rainfall is higher in all seven rainfall indices during periods of greater solar activity, at {\\it z}-test confidence levels of 95% or greater in three of them.

Bhattacharya, S

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

A general higher-order remap algorithm for ALE calculations  

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A numerical technique for solving the equations of fluid dynamics with arbitrary mesh motion is presented. The three phases of the Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian (ALE) methodology are outlined: the Lagrangian phase, grid relaxation phase and remap phase. The Lagrangian phase follows a well known approach from the HEMP code; in addition the strain rate andflow divergence are calculated in a consistent manner according to Margolin. A donor cell method from the SALE code forms the basis of the remap step, but unlike SALE a higher order correction based on monotone gradients is also added to the remap. Four test problems were explored to evaluate the fidelity of these numerical techniques, as implemented in a simple test code, written in the C programming language, called Cercion. Novel cell-centered data structures are used in Cercion to reduce the complexity of the programming and maximize the efficiency of memory usage. The locations of the shock and contact discontinuity in the Riemann shock tube problem are well captured. Cercion demonstrates a high degree of symmetry when calculating the Sedov blast wave solution, with a peak density at the shock front that is similar to the value determined by the RAGE code. For a flyer plate test problem both Cercion and FLAG give virtually the same velocity temporal profile at the target-vacuum interface. When calculating a cylindrical implosion of a steel shell, Cercion and FLAG agree well and the Cercion results are insensitive to the use of ALE.

Chiravalle, Vincent P [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

275

Two-Loop Bethe Logarithms for Higher Excited S Levels  

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Processes mediated by two virtual low-energy photons contribute quite significantly to the energy of hydrogenic S states. The corresponding level shift is of the order of (alpha/pi)^2 (Zalpha)^6 m_e c^2 and may be ascribed to a two-loop generalization of the Bethe logarithm. For 1S and 2S states, the correction has recently been evaluated by Pachucki and Jentschura [Phys. Rev. Lett. vol. 91, 113005 (2003)]. Here, we generalize the approach to higher excited S states, which in contrast to the 1S and 2S states can decay to P states via the electric-dipole (E1) channel. The more complex structure of the excited-state wave functions and the necessity to subtract P-state poles lead to additional calculational problems. In addition to the calculation of the excited-state two-loop energy shift, we investigate the ambiguity in the energy level definition due to squared decay rates.

Ulrich D. Jentschura

2004-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

276

PROMOTED ZINC CHROMITE CATALYSTS FOR HIGHER ALCOHOL SYNTHESIS  

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This report describes the analytical protocols that were developed during the last two years to analyze ''spent'' THQ (tetrahydroquinoline) slurry liquid. Identification of the components of the ''spent'' THQ should help to understand the influence of the slurry medium on the methanol synthesis reaction, and on other reactions with THQ as the slurry liquid. Silica gel liquid chromatography and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) were used to isolate and purify the major compounds in the ''spent'' slurry liquid. Gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy (GC/MS), Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) were applied to identify the major compounds. Methyl-, dimethyl-, and trimethyl-THQ were found to comprise more than 80% of the ''spent'' liquid. The balance was various methylated indoles. A methyl group always is attached to the N atom in the ring structure. Speculative mechanisms are presented that may help to understand the interaction between the catalyst and the alkylated THQ slurry liquid, and the effect of liquid composition on the methanol synthesis reaction. A poster entitled ''Promoted Zinc Chromite Catalyst for Higher Alcohol Synthesis in a Slurry Reactor-2. Spent Liquid Analysis'' was presented at the AIChE National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 12-17, 2000.

Ms. Xiaolei Sun; Professor George W. Roberts

2001-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

277

The Higgs Particle and Higher-Dimensional Theories  

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In spite of the great success of LHC experiments, we do not know whether the discovered "standard model-like" Higgs particle is really what the standard model predicts or a particle some new physics has in its low energy effective theory. Also the long-standing problems concerning the property of Higgs and its interactions are still there, and we still do not have any conclusive argument of the origin of the Higgs itself. In this article we focus on higher-dimensional theories as new physics. First we give a brief review of their representative scenarios and closely related 4-dimensional scenarios. Among them, we mainly discuss two interesting possibilities of the origin of the Higgs: Higgs as a gauge boson and Higgs as a (pseudo) Nambu-Goldstone boson. Next, we argue that theories of new physics are divided into two categories, i.e. theories with normal Higgs interactions and those with anomalous Higgs interactions. Interestingly both of two candidates concerning the origin of the Higgs mentioned above predict characteristic "anomalous" Higgs interactions, such as the deviation of the Yukawa couplings from the standard model predictions. Such deviations can be hopefully investigated by the precision tests of Higgs interactions at the planned ILC experiment. Also discussed is the main decay mode of the Higgs, $H \\to \\gamma \\gamma$. Again, theories belonging different categories are known to predict remarkably different new physics contributions to this important process.

C. S. Lim

2013-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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PROMOTED ZINC CHROMITE CATALYSTS FOR HIGHER ALCOHOL SYNTHESIS  

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During this reporting period, a ''zinc chromite'' catalyst promoted with 6 wt.% cesium (Cs) was evaluated at the following conditions: Temperature--375 C; Total Pressure--6.8 MPa (1000 psig); Gas Hourly Space Velocity (GHSV) - 5000 standard liters/kg(cat)-hr, and; H{sub 2}/CO feed ratio--1.0 mole/mole. Decahydronaphthalene (DHN) was used as the slurry liquid. The experiment lasted for eight days of continuous operation. Although the experimental data once again did not exhibit the desired degree of consistency, the data did show that methanol was the primary reaction product. The slurry liquid did not decompose or alkylate to a measurable extent during the continuous 8-day experiment. There was a relatively significant loss of catalyst surface area during the experiment. Gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) analysis of various fractions of ''spent'' THQ was carried out. The fractions were prepared by silica gel liquid chromatography (LC). Chemical formuli and probable structures for each major compound were obtained. However, a higher degree of purification will be necessary to allow nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) analysis to be used for definitive compound identification. A new Maxpro gas booster (DLE 15-75) was purchased because the existing Haskel gas booster once again developed a severe leak of carbon monoxide and hydrogen, and was judged to be unworthy of repair.

Ms. Xiaolei Sun; Professor George W. Roberts

2000-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher oil prices: Can OPEC raise prices by cutting production  

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OPEC's ability to raise prices is evaluated with a model that projects the supply and demand. As part of the model, a new methodology to forecast for the rate of production by non-OPEC nations is developed. A literature review of techniques for estimating oil supply and annual rates of production indicates a new methodology is needed. The new technique incorporates the geological, engineering, and economic aspects of the oil industry by synthesizing curve fitting and econometric techniques. It is used to analyze data for eight regions for non-OPEC oil production: the lower 48 states, Alaska, Canada, Mexico, non-OPEC South America, Western Europe, non-OPEC Africa, and non-OPEC Asia. OPEC's ability to raise prices is examined by tracking the percentage oil US oil demand supplied by imports, the portion of oil demand in Western Europe supplied by local production, the percentage of WOCA oil demand supplied by OPEC and Real OPEC revenues. Results of the model indicate that OPEC can raise oil prices in the early 1990s. OPEC can raise and sustain oil prices near $25 (1982 dollars). Higher oil prices ($35) are not sustainable before 2000 because reduced demand and increased non-OPEC production shrink OPEC revenues below acceptable levels. After 2000, $35 prices are sustainable.

Kaufmann, R.K.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIGHER EDUCATION’S NEW GLOBAL ORDER: How and Why Governments are Creating Structured Opportunity Markets  

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as accelerating existing higher education reforms and thecshe.berkeley.edu/ HIGHER EDUCATION’S NEW GLOBAL ORDER: Howworld’s first mass higher education system. Now most other

John Aubrey Douglass

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Over-Represented and De-Minoritized: The Racialization of Asian Americans in Higher Education  

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Asian Americans in higher education. In P. Altbach & K.crisis in American higher education (pp. 43-68). Albany:American students in U.S. higher education. In W. Smith, P.

Lee, Sharon S

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Market Values in Higher Education: A Review of the For-Profit Sector  

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of for-profit higher education: Mapping the competitiveG. (1999). Patterns in higher education development. In P.Eds. ), American higher education in the twenty-first

Millora, Melissa L.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Affirmative Action in Higher Education in India and the US: A Study in Contrasts  

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Making and Authority in the UK and US Higher Education”.Higher Education Policy 18: 87-116. Gupta, Asha.Trends and Private Higher Education: An Indian Scenario. ”

Gupta, Asha

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Paradoxes and Dilemmas in Managing E-Learning in Higher Education  

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M.C. (2002) The Role of US Higher Education in the Global E-Paper Series: Center for Studies in Higher Education.1.02, Higher Education in the Digital Age Project,

Guri-Rosenblit, Sarah

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Corporation of Learning: Nonprofit Higher Education Takes Lessons from Business  

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Press, 1994) Frank, “Higher Education” at p. 5. See alsoWinston, “For-Profit Higher Education: Godzilla or ChickenBusinesses? ” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 21, 2000,

Kirp, David L.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION REFORM: Worldwide, Latin America and in the Caribbean  

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2008). MAIN FIGURES OF LATIN AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATIONHigher Education Institutions in Latin America: 1995 : 812 (in Latin America Higher Education Gross Enrolments Ratio (

Francisco López Segrera

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Higher Levels of CO2 May Diminish...  

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Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Higher Levels of CO2 May Diminish Decision Making Performance Title Is CO2 an Indoor Pollutant? Higher Levels of CO2 May Diminish Decision Making...

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Efficient electron injection into plasma waves using higher-order laser modes  

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waves using higher-order laser modes P. Michel, E. Esarey, ?higher-order transverse laser modes as drivers for plasmaparticu- lar, using a ring laser beam with maximum intensity

Michel, P.; Esarey, E.; Schroeder, C.B.; Shadwick, B.A.; Leemans, W.P.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Accountability in Higher Education: A Public Agenda for Trust and Cultural Change  

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accountability and funding priorities” have led to anfunding of higher education is stagnating or decreasing. This has led

Leveille, David E.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Higher Education Scenario from a Cross-Cultural Perspective: eLearning Implications  

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Higher education institutions are crucial in the present. Universities play a role that varies with time and evolves with society. Globalization is changing the world and affecting higher education institutions in all their intrinsic characteristics: ... Keywords: Cultural Dimensions, Culture, Higher Education, Strategy, eLearning

Enric Serradell-López; Pablo Lara-Navarra; Cristina Casado-Lumbreras

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EXCELLENCE AND DIVERSITY: The Emergence of Selective Admission Policies in Dutch Higher Education - A Case Study on Amsterdam University College  

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Excellence in American Higher Education. Charlottesville,Selective Admission in Higher Education: Risks and LimitingEnschede: Center for Higher Education Policy Studies. Dooge,

Christoffel Reumer and Marijk van der Wende

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Why don’t Jordanian Women Graduate? A theoretical look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan  

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at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan Carinelook at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordanat gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan Carine

Allaf, Carine

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Education in the Digital Age: A U.S. Perspective on Why Accurate Predictions May Be Difficult  

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Association for Higher Education. Green, C. , & Jenkins,Education. Continuing Higher Education Review, 65, pp. 89-Progress: California Higher Education Enrollment Demand and

Harley, Diane

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GLOBALIZATION AND DUAL MODES OF HIGHER EDUCATION POLICYMAKING IN FRANCE: Je t’aime moi non plus  

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process in Portugal." Higher Education(57): 57- Attali, J. (Transformations of higher education and research policies,2004). Reforming higher education in the Nordic countries:

Cécile Hoareau

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Labyrinth of Dependency: Who Will Unravel the Threads?  

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Commonwealth." In, Higher Education in Africa: Achievements,Experience With Higher Education. Athens: Ohio University1996. "'The crisis of higher education in Africa." A Journal

Byaruhanga, Frederick

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Labyrinth of Dependency: Who Will Unravel the threads?  

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Africa." Chronicle of Higher Education, 46 (May). Chitoran,D. 1990. "Higher education and development: UNESCO's actionthe advancement of higher education and research in Africa,

Byaruhanga, Frederick

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Encroaching on Autonomy: The Influence of the Academic Bill of Rights on U.S. Higher Education  

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J. Gumport (Eds. ), Higher education in American society (Eds. ), American higher education in the twenty-firstFoundations of American higher education (pp. 111-129).

Kimura-Walsh, Erin

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Crisis of the Publics: An International Comparative Discussion on Higher Education Reforms and Possible Implications for US Public Universities  

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Education (UK) 9. Higher Education Funding Council forto the Minister of State for Higher Education and LifelongLearning by the Higher Education Funding Council for

King, C. Judson; Douglass, John Aubrey; Feller, Irwin

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why don’t Jordanian Women Graduate? A theoretical look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordan  

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in Higher Education in Jordan Carine Allaf Thinking Gender,look at gendered experiences in Higher Education in Jordanin Higher Education in Jordan Carine Allaf Thinking Gender,

Allaf, Carine

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Science, engineering and technical service capabilities of Nevada higher education organizations  

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The objective of this document is to increase the current dialogue between members of Nevada`s higher education system and the leadership of the federal scientific community in Nevada in order to start and expand collaborative relationships. This section provides introductory material on Nevada institutions of higher education and research together with background information on the need for increased federal collaboration with Nevada higher education institutions.

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inverters, offering less weight, higher efficiency, and lower-cost installations.  

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to 10 pounds per square foot of dead weight to the roof structural members, concentrated throughinverters, offering less weight, higher efficiency, and lower- cost installations. The electrical

Johnson, Eric E.

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Higher Mahler measures (joint with Nobushige Kurokawa (Tokyo Institute of Technology),  

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://www.math.ualberta.ca/~mlalin Zetas and Limit Laws in Okinawa 2008 (j/w Kurokawa, Ochiai) Lal´in (U of A) Higher Mahler measures

LalĂ­n, Matilde

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How ORISE is Making a Difference: ORISE takes training to a higher...  

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ORISE takes training to a higher standard during Chicago No-Notice Exercise Providing extensive training to emergency response personnel to help prevent disasters is a hallmark of...

304

From higher-order logic to Haskell: there and back again  

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We present two tools which together allow reasoning about (a substantial subset of) Haskell programs. One is the code generator of the proof assistant Isabelle, which turns specifications formulated in Isabelle's higher-order logic into executable Haskell ... Keywords: code generation, haskell, higher-order logic, isabelle, theorem proving

Florian Haftmann

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Teaching databases in compliance with the European dimension of higher education: Best practices for better competences  

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The Convergence process in which European Union (EU) universities are at present involved supposes that these institutions not only have to re-structure their degree programmes, but also their teaching and learning methodologies. We study the impact ... Keywords: Databases, European convergence in higher education, European dimension of higher education

M. Mercedes Martínez-González; Gérald Duffing

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher order antibunching and subpossonian photon statistics in five wave mixing process  

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We have investigated the possibility of observing higher order antibunching (HOA) and higher order subpossonian photon statistics (HOSPS) in five wave mixing and third harmonic generation process. It had been shown that both processes satisfy the criteria of HOA and HOSPS. Further, some observations on the nature of interaction which produces HOA and HOSPS are reported.

Amit Verma; Anirban Pathak

2009-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

307

Quadratic and cubic b-splines by generalizing higher-order voronoi diagrams  

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A long-standing problem in spline theory has been to generalize classic B-splines to the multivariate setting, and its full solution will have broad impact. We initiate a study of triangulations that generalize the duals of higher order Voronoi diagrams, ... Keywords: centroid triangulation, higher order Voronoi diagrams, multivariate splines

Yuanxin Liu; Jack Snoeyink

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Adaptive higher order numerical simulation of heat and mass transfer in fluidized beds  

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Adaptive higher order numerical simulation of heat and mass transfer in fluidized beds Ch. Nagaiah1 adaptive numerical results of heat and mass transfer in fluidized beds using higher order time stepping injection. The numerical results are tested with different time stepping methods for different spatial grid

Magdeburg, Universität

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Pricing American Asian options with higher moments in the underlying distribution  

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We develop a modified Edgeworth binomial model with higher moment consideration for pricing American Asian options. With lognormal underlying distribution for benchmark comparison, our algorithm is as precise as that of Chalasani et al. [P. Chalasani, ... Keywords: American Asian options, Edgeworth binomial model, Higher moment

Keng-Hsin Lo; Kehluh Wang; Ming-Feng Hsu

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the perturbative generation of the higher-derivative Lorentz-breaking terms  

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In this paper, we describe the perturbative generation of the higher-derivative Lorentz-breaking terms for the gauge field, that is, the Myers-Pospelov term and the higher-derivative Carroll-Field-Jackiw term. These terms are explicitly calculated in the one-loop approximation and shown to be finite and ambiguous.

T. Mariz; J. R. Nascimento; A. Yu. Petrov

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Develpment of Higher Temperature Membrane and Electrode Assembly (MEA) for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Devices  

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Our work will fucus on developing higher temperature MEAs based on SPEKK polymer blends. Thse MEAs will be designed to operatre at 120 degrees C Higher temperatures, up to 200 degrees C will also be explored. This project will develop Nafion-free MEAs using only SPEKK blends in both membrane and catalytic layers.

Susan Agro, Anthony DeCarmine, Shari Williams

2005-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher order symmetric duality in nondifferentiable multi-objective programming problems involving generalized cone convex functions  

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A pair of Mond-Weir type multi-objective higher order symmetric dual programs over arbitrary cones is formulated. Weak, strong and converse duality theorems are established under higher order K-F-convexity assumptions. Our results generalize several ... Keywords: Cone constraints, Duality theorems, Efficiency, K-F- convexity, Multi-objective programming

Ravi P. Agarwal; Izhar Ahmad; Anurag Jayswal

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying critical success factors of ERP systems at the higher education sector  

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In response to a range of contextual drivers, the worldwide adoption of ERP Systems in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) has increased substantially over the past decade. Though the difficulties and high failure rate in implementing ERP systems at ... Keywords: CSFs, ERP implementation success, ERP systems, critical success factors, higher education

Ahmad A. Rabaaí

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experience at the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility with the use of alloy Inconel 718 as an enclosure for a beam degrader and as a proton beam entry window  

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Operation of the Los Alamos Meson Physics Facility (LAMPF) began in 1972 and continues at present. An injector delivers protons to a 0.8 kin long linear accelerator which produces a particle energy of 800 MeV; the protons are then transported to a variety of experimental areas. The proton beam is transported in a vacuum tube, controlled and bent by electromagnets. The highest intensity beam, at a maximum level of 1 mA, is delivered to the experimental area designated as Area A. At the end of the experimental area, the beam is transported through an interface between beamline vacuum and one atmosphere air pressure. This interface is made of metal and is generally referred to as a beam entry window. At LAMPF, after the beam has exited the vacuum tube, it becomes incident on a number of experiments or ``targets.`` These include capsules for radiation damage studies, a beam ``degrader`` for the long-term neutrino experiment, and as many nine targets in the Isotope Production (IP) stringer system used to produce medically significant isotopes. Following the IP system is a beam stop used for the purpose its name implies. The beam stop also contains a beam entry window, whose purpose is to separate the 250 psig water cooling environment from I atmosphere of air. The beam entry window, the beam degrader, and the beam stop window are made of alloy Inconel 718, have endured a lengthy irradiation service time at LAMPF, and are the subject of this report.

Sommer, W.F.; Ferguson, P.D.; Brown, R.D.; Cedillo, C.M.; Zimmerman, E.

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Native Students and the Gains from Exporting Higher Education: Evidence from Australia  

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This paper proposes a general equilibrium model with non-pro…t publicly subsidized universities to show that native applicants do not have to lose from exporting higher education, as suggested by standard trade models. The gains from exporting higher education that initially accrue to universities will be redistributed to natives through increased investment in research and teaching. With Australian university-level data from 2001 to 2007, the empirical investigation identi…es the impact of exporting higher education on native enrollment using the instrumental variable approach: the enrollment of one more foreign student leads to the enrollment of about 0.75 more Australian native students.

Li Zhou; Julie Cullen; Gordon Hanson; Gordon Dahl; Roger Gordon

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining | U.S. DOE  

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Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining Basic Energy Sciences (BES) BES Home About Research Facilities Science Highlights Benefits of BES Funding Opportunities Basic Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (BESAC) News & Resources Contact Information Basic Energy Sciences U.S. Department of Energy SC-22/Germantown Building 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (301) 903-3081 F: (301) 903-6594 E: sc.bes@science.doe.gov More Information » July 2013 Fewer Steps to Higher Octane Gasoline in Petroleum Refining A novel metal-organic framework (MOF) efficiently separates higher octane components from the low value ones, offering great potential for significant cost reduction in gasoline production. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page

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Higher-Order Mass Defect Analysis for Mass Spectra of Complex Organic Mixtures  

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Higher-order mass defect analysis is introduced as a unique formula assignment and visualization method for the analysis of complex mass spectra. This approach is an extension of the concepts of Kendrick mass transformation widely used for identification of homologous compounds differing only by a number of base units (e.g., CH2, H2, O, CH2O, etc.) in complex mixtures. We present an iterative renormalization routine for defining higher order homologous series and multidimensional clustering of mass spectral features. This approach greatly simplifies visualization of complex mass spectra and increases the number of chemical formulae that can be confidently assigned for given mass accuracy. The potential for using higher-order mass defects for data reduction and visualization is shown. Higher-order mass defect analysis is described and demonstrated through third-order analysis of a de-isotoped high-resolution mass spectrum of crude oil containing nearly 13,000 peaks.

Roach, Patrick J.; Laskin, Julia; Laskin, Alexander

2011-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher Order Turbulence Closure and Its Impact on Climate Simulations in the Community Atmosphere Model  

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This paper describes climate simulations of the Community Atmosphere Model version 5 (CAM5) coupled with a higher-order turbulence closure, known as Cloud Layers Unified by Binormals (CLUBB). CLUBB is a unified parameterization of the planetary ...

Peter A. Bogenschutz; Andrew Gettelman; Hugh Morrison; Vincent E. Larson; Cheryl Craig; David P. Schanen

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Subjective Questions and Answers for a Mathematics Instructor of Higher Education  

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This article of mathematical education reflects author's experience with job applications and teaching methods and procedures to employ in the American Higher Education. It is organized as a standard questionnaire.

Florentin Smarandache

2007-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical potentials in three-dimensional higher spin anti-de Sitter gravity  

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We indicate how to introduce chemical potentials for higher spin charges in higher spin anti-de Sitter gravity in a manner that manifestly preserves the original asymptotic W-symmetry. This is done by switching on a non-vanishing component of the connection along the temporal (thermal) circles. We first recall the procedure in the pure gravity case (no higher spin) where the only "chemical potentials" are the temperature and the chemical potential associated with the angular momentum. We then generalize to the higher spin case. We find that there is no tension with the W(N) or W(infinity) asymptotic algebra, which is obviously unchanged by the introduction of the chemical potentials. Our argument is non-perturbative.

Marc Henneaux; Alfredo Perez; David Tempo; Ricardo Troncoso

2013-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher order asymptotic inference in remote sensing of oceanic and planetary environments  

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An inference method based on higher order asymptotic expansions of the bias and covariance of the Maximum Likelihood Estimate (MLE) is used to investigate the accuracy of parameter estimates obtained from remote sensing ...

Bertsatos, loannis

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Making a fast curry: push/enter vs. eval/apply for higher-order languages  

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Higher-order languages that encourage currying are typically implemented using one of two basic evaluation models: push/enter or eval/apply. Implementors use their intuition and qualitative judgements to choose one model or the other. Our ...

Simon Marlow; Simon Peyton Jones

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher-Order Turbulence Closure and Its Impact on Climate Simulations in the Community Atmosphere Model  

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This paper describes climate simulations of the Community Atmosphere Model, version 5 (CAM5), coupled with a higher-order turbulence closure known as Cloud Layers Unified by Binormals (CLUBB). CLUBB is a unified parameterization of the planetary ...

Peter A. Bogenschutz; Andrew Gettelman; Hugh Morrison; Vincent E. Larson; Cheryl Craig; David P. Schanen

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

The Hopwood Decision in Texas as an Attack on Latino Access to Selective Higher Education Programs  

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Higher Education in Texas." The Social Science Journal.Amici Curae" Hopwood v. Texas, United States Court ofMexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986. (The University

Chapa, Jorge

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Probability Density Functions to Derive Consistent Closure Relationships among Higher-Order Moments  

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Parameterizations of turbulence often predict several lower-order moments and make closure assumptions for higher-order moments. In principle, the low- and high-order moments share the same probability density function (PDF). One closure ...

Vincent E. Larson; Jean-Christophe Golaz

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-State Lighting: Workshop: Solid-State Lighting in Higher...  

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Resources Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Workshop: Solid-State Lighting in Higher Education Facilities to someone by E-mail...

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Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher ...  

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April 19, 2012 Natural gas prices near 10-year low amid mild weather, higher supplies in winter 2011-12. Natural gas prices continued their downward trend this winter ...

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Measurements of the Higher Order Modes of the ALS 500 MHz Accelerating Cavities  

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2] "Coupled-bunch Stability at the ALS", J. M. Byrd and J.this conference. [3] "The ALS Storage Ring RF System", B.Higher Order Modes of the ALS 500 MHz Accelerating Cavities

Corlett, J.N.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ESS 2012 Peer Review - Higher Power Motor for ARPA-E Flywheel...  

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Higher Power Motor for ARPA-E Flywheel Limitations of ARPA-E Flywheel * 1 Hour of Storage Program Tasks * Add Back-Iron to Stator to Increase Magnet Flux g * Limited to Longer Term...

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Metagenomic and functional analysis of hindgut microbiota of a wood-feeding higher termite  

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and western branches of the Wood/Ljungdahl pathway: how the1993). 55. Wood, T. Preparation of crystalline,of hindgut microbiota of a wood-feeding higher termite Falk

Warnecke, Falk

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Additions to natural gas in underground storage to be nearly 50% higher this summer  

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Additions to natural gas in underground storage to be nearly Additions to natural gas in underground storage to be nearly 50% higher this summer Although it's still spring, natural gas supply companies and utilities are already preparing for next winter and are building their inventories of natural gas to meet future heating demand. About 2.1 trillion cubic feet of natural gas will be added to gas inventories in underground storage over the summer months to get ready for the winter heating season, which starts November 1. That is significantly higher than the roughly 1.5 trillion cubic feet of gas added during last summer, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration's new monthly forecast. Higher natural prices this year will lead to lower gas use by power plants to generate electricity, which will contribute to the higher build in gas inventories

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A New Cycle of UK Higher Education Reforms: New Labour and New Fees May Foster Mission Differentiation  

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cshe/ A NEW CYCLE OF UK HIGHER EDUCATION REFORMS: NEW LABOURfor Studies in Higher Education, UC Berkeley Copyright 2004in system building in higher education in the United Kingdom

Douglass, John Aubrey

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A fifth order conformally invariant higher spin operator on the sphere  

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We present a new conformally invariant higher order operator on the n-dimensional sphere, acting on functions with values in the representation with highest weight ((5/2),(1/2),...,(1/2)). The construction uses the spectrum generating method by Branson, Orsted and Olafsson and is a higher spin analog of the construction of conformally invariant powers of Dirac operators by Liu and Ryan and of the operators on spin-forms constructed recently by Hong.

Smid, Dalibor [Mathematical Institute, Charles University, Sokolovska 83, 186 75, Praha 8 (Czech Republic)

2012-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

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A policy study of the position of rural students in the transition from elite to mass higher education in China.  

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??This thesis analyzes the 1999 higher education expansion policy and the preliminary realization of mass higher education in China from the perspective of Chinese rural… (more)

Dong, Jingyi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How California Determined Admissions Pools: Lower and Upper Division Student Targets and the California Master Plan for Higher Education  

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Higher Education UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY http://ishi.lib.berkeley.edu/cshe/ HOW CALIFORNIA DETERMINEDSTUDENT TARGETS AND THE CALIFORNIA MASTER PLAN FOR HIGHER

Douglass, John Aubrey

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Waning of America's Higher Education Advantage: International Competitors Are No Longer Number Two and Have Big Plans in the Global Economy  

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is Local,” Higher Education Policy, forthcoming 2006. CSHEThe States and Public Higher Education Policy (Baltimore:Equity’ of American Higher Education,” The Review of Higher

Douglass, John Aubrey

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy | Department of Energy  

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Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy July 29, 2010 - 6:41pm Addthis The EnergySmart Jobs program is a three-pronged approach to creating “green jobs” for Californians while also increasing energy efficiency at businesses around the state. | File photo The EnergySmart Jobs program is a three-pronged approach to creating "green jobs" for Californians while also increasing energy efficiency at businesses around the state. | File photo Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this mean for me? Tindall Corporation received $16.7 million in 48C tax credits to build new plant Kansas facility will manufacture concrete wind tower bases over 100 meters in height

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GAS-PHASE ELECTRONIC SPECTRA OF POLYACETYLENE CATIONS: RELEVANCE OF HIGHER EXCITED STATES  

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Transitions to higher electronic states of polyacetylene cations (HC{sub 2n}H{sup +}, n = 4, 5, 6) have been measured in the gas phase at {approx}20 K. The absorption spectra were obtained using a resonant two-color, two-photon fragmentation technique in an ion trap, allowing a direct comparison between laboratory and astrophysical data. The purpose was to investigate the relevance of such transitions to astronomical observations because the general expectation is that the bands could be too broad due to fast intramolecular processes. It is shown that the origin bands are still narrow enough (1-10 cm{sup -1}) to be considered, especially as the higher-lying transitions often possess large oscillator strengths.

Rice, C. A.; Rudnev, V.; Dietsche, R.; Maier, J. P., E-mail: j.p.maier@unibas.c [Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, Klingelbergstr. 80, CH-4056 Basel (Switzerland)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetized black holes and black rings in the higher dimensional dilaton gravity  

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In this paper we consider magnetized black holes and black rings in the higher dimensional dilaton gravity. Our study is based on exact solutions generated by applying a Harrison transformation to known asymptotically flat black hole and black ring solutions in higher dimensional spacetimes. The explicit solutions include the magnetized version of the higher dimensional Schwarzschild-Tangherlini black holes, Myers-Perry black holes and five dimensional (dipole) black rings. The basic physical quantities of the magnetized objects are calculated. We also discuss some properties of the solutions and their thermodynamics. The ultrarelativistic limits of the magnetized solutions are briefly discussed and an explicit example is given for the $D$-dimensional magnetized Schwarzschild-Tangherlini black holes.

Stoytcho S. Yazadjiev

2005-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy | Department of Energy  

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Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy Concrete Company Aims Higher for More Wind Energy July 29, 2010 - 6:41pm Addthis The EnergySmart Jobs program is a three-pronged approach to creating “green jobs” for Californians while also increasing energy efficiency at businesses around the state. | File photo The EnergySmart Jobs program is a three-pronged approach to creating "green jobs" for Californians while also increasing energy efficiency at businesses around the state. | File photo Stephen Graff Former Writer & editor for Energy Empowers, EERE What does this mean for me? Tindall Corporation received $16.7 million in 48C tax credits to build new plant Kansas facility will manufacture concrete wind tower bases over 100 meters in height

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U.S.A.I.D. Higher Education Summit for Global Development | Department of  

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A.I.D. Higher Education Summit for Global Development A.I.D. Higher Education Summit for Global Development U.S.A.I.D. Higher Education Summit for Global Development April 30, 2008 - 11:30am Addthis Remarks as Prepared For Delivery by Secretary Bodman Thank you Henrietta, for that introduction. It is a pleasure to be here to talk about education, a subject that is near and dear to my heart. And I was pleased to see Dr. Bement here. When it comes to science and science education, we are faced with a remarkable paradox. On the one hand, the world is more dependent than ever before on science and technological innovation to provide the solutions to the challenges ahead, especially in the energy arena. At the same time, it seems as though support for basic physical science research and the interest young people are taking in math and science seem

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Helsinki Journal, Entry 29, February 4, 2007 This weekend Alex and I took a trip to a remote region in eastern Finland near the  

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to the research exercise. One natural approach is for researchers to cooperate, by addressing their design energy) room reservations at two available hotels­one considered higher quality than the other, and (3 on the first day), eight hotel auctions (two hotel types and four nights), and twelve entertainment ticket

Bardsley, John

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Perceptions of selected senior administrators of higher education institutions in Mexico regarding needed administrative competencies  

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Higher education institutions have an important role in changing societies; those in developing countries present an ample spectrum of differences, particularities, and needs. The role that senior administrators play as managers of those institutions is fundamental in the decision making process; consequently, it is very important that those administrators possess the needed attributes during the development of their endeavors. The purpose of this study is to identify the competencies needed by senior administrators in higher education institutions in Mexico, as current administrators project them. The naturalistic paradigm of inquiry was used to frame the study and acquire and analyze data. The sample consisted of twenty senior administrators from eight Mexican higher education institutions. The researcher visited those campuses on three trips between June 2001 and March 2002. Data came from three sources: interviews with respondents; observation of participants before, during, and after the interview sessions; and analysis of records and documents. Data from interviews were unitized and sorted into categories. Some of the conclusions of the researcher included: ?Social forces and trends inside and outside of Mexican higher education institutions are pushing the need for a senior administrator with a broad understanding of the national situation, with the resources to support the national initiatives, and with the ability to make appropriate responses in their own institutions. ?Identified needed competencies for the future higher education senior administrator are organized by personal characteristics and skills, administrative competencies, competencies of social responsibility, and institutional competencies. ?Public university leaders believe that they face more difficult situations in their institutions that their private institution counterparts in order to adapt and change. ?Differences between and within public and private higher education institutions in Mexico make evident the need for specific training for their senior administrators to achieve professional development necessary to the specific needs of their institutions.

Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Elsa Maria

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPP sales flyer for higher education | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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higher education higher education Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

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Classical and Quantum-Mechanical Axioms with the Higher Time Derivative Formalism  

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A Newtonian mechanics model is essentially the model of a point body in an inertial reference frame. How to describe extended bodies in non-inertial (vibrational) reference frames with the random initial conditions? One of the most general description (known as the higher derivatives formalism) consists in taking into account the infinite number of the higher order temporal derivatives of the coordinates in the Lagrange function. Such formalism describes physical objects in the in?finite dimensional space does not contradict quantum mechanics and infinite dimensional Hilbert space.

Timur Kamalov

2013-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Lifelong learning: key role for education and training. initiatives in the Romanian higher education  

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The paper reviews the crisis in Romanian universities since the country's political transition in 1989 and describes the government's strategy for revitalizing the lifelong learning in higher education system. Attention is drawn to the technical universities ... Keywords: communication, curriculum, infrastructure, knowledge society, labour market, lifelong learning, qualification, reform, training

Brandusa Prepelita-Raileanu

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Quantum corrections for a black hole in an asymptotically safe gravity with higher derivatives  

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By using the quantum tunneling approach over semiclassical approximations, we study the quantum corrections to the Hawking temperature, entropy and Bekenstein-Hawking entropy-area relation for a black hole in an asymptotically safe gravity with higher derivatives. The leading and non leading corrections to the area law are obtained.

Mubasher Jamil; Farhad Darabi

2011-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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THE ROLE OF US HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE GLOBAL E-LEARNING MARKET  

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der Wende all rights reserved. This paper analyzes system and institutional level responses to the growing demand for e-learning in the US in comparison with a number of other countries and regions. It reviews the external forces and factors that are driving institutions to introduce and use ICT in this area and investigates in particular the role of globalisation and increasing competition. The responses of institutions to the changing (global) environment are discussed with respect to e-learning models and international strategies. Finally, a number of future scenarios are presented as well as an outline for research on the strategic pathways institutions may choose in planning for the future. Author’s biographical information Marijk C. van der Wende is a professor and senior researcher at the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. She holds a chair in comparative higher education policy studies, with special reference to globalisation and network technologies. From September until December 2001, Marijk was a visiting scholar at the Centre for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of California, Berkeley, and a CSHE/HEDA grant recipient. THE ROLE OF U.S. HIGHER EDUCATION IN THE GLOBAL

Marijk Van Der Wende

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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European CommissionModernisation of Higher Education in Europe: Funding and the Social Dimension  

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Available in English (Modernisation of Higher Education in Europe 2011: Funding and the Social Dimension), French (La modernisation de l'enseignement supérieur en Europe 2011: financement et dimension sociale) and German (Modernisierung der Hochschulbildung in Europa: Finanzierung und soziale Dimension). ISBN 978-92-9201-205-2 doi:10.2797/67665 This document is also available on the Internet

Cation In Europe

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Handbook of Higher Twist Distribution Amplitudes of Vector Mesons in QCD  

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We give a summary of existing results on higher twist distribution amplitudes of vector mesons in QCD. Special attention is payed to meson mass corrections which turn out to be large. A ``shopping list'' is presented of most important nonperturbative parameters which enter distribution amplitudes.

Patricia Ball; V. M. Braun

1998-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Restricted-Orientation Convexity in Higher-Dimensional Spaces Eugene Fink Derick Wood  

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Restricted-Orientation Convexity in Higher-Dimensional Spaces Eugene Fink Derick Wood University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ont., Canada N2L3G1 {efink, dwood}@violet.waterloo.edu ABSTRACT A restricted-oriented convex set is a set whose intersection with any line from a fixed set of orientations is either empty

Fink, Eugene

352

Optical and higher layer performance monitoring in photonic networks: progress and challenges  

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Optical performance monitoring (OPM) and optical network management (ONM) are essential in building a reliable and high quality of service system as the optical transmission system continues to evolve towards higher data rates, increased wave length ... Keywords: bit error rate, fiber bragggrating, optical performance monitoring, wavelength division multiplexin

M. S. Islam; S. P. Majumder

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

On generic context lemmas for higher-order calculi with sharing  

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This paper proves several generic variants of context lemmas and thus contributes to improving the tools for observational semantics of deterministic and non-deterministic higher-order calculi that use a small-step reduction semantics. The generic (sharing) ... Keywords: Context lemma, Functional programming languages, Lambda calculus, Observational semantics

Manfred Schmidt-Schau?; David Sabel

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Used energy-related laboratory equipment grant program for institutions of higher learning. Eligible equipment catalog  

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This is a listing of energy related equipment available through the Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment Grant Program which grants used equipment to institutions of higher education for energy-related research. Information included is an overview of the program, how to apply for a grant of equipment, eligibility requirements, types of equipment available, and the costs for the institution.

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1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

Passive steganalysis based on higher order image statistics of curvelet transform  

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Steganographic techniques accomplish covert communication by embedding secret messages into innocuous digital images in ways that are imperceptible to the human eye. This paper presents a novel passive steganalysis strategy in which the task is approached ... Keywords: Image steganalysis, curvelet higher order statistics, information forensics, information security, neuro-C4.5 classifier

S. Geetha; Siva S. Sivatha Sindhu; N. Kamaraj

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U. S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission budget estimates Fiscal Year 1978. Appropriations: salaries and expenses  

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Budget estimates are presented for: nuclear reactor regulation (NRR); Standards development (SD); Inspection and enforcement (IandE); Nuclear material safety and safeguards (NMSS); Nuclear regulatory research (RES); Program technical support (PTS); and Program direction and administration (PDA); Special supporting tables are included.

1977-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Microsoft PowerPoint - 2009_DEMO_Career_Paths_OAK_Salaries.ppt...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

- 86,525 Band 03 79,781 - 123,335 Band 04 112,108 - 153,200 Professional, Technical and Technical, and Administrative (NQ) Band 01 Band 02 Band 03 94,871 - 145,747...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 2009_DEMO_Career_Paths_DCB_Salaries.ppt...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

- 79,280 Band 03 73,100 - 113,007 Band 04 102,721 - 153,200 Professional, Technical and Technical, and Administrative (NQ) Band 01 Band 02 Band 03 86,927 - 133,543...

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Microsoft PowerPoint - 2009_DEMO_Career_Paths_RUS_Salaries.ppt...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

46,625 - 73,329 Band 03 67,613 - 104,525 Band 04 95,010 - 145,290 Professional, Technical and Technical, and Administrative (NQ) Band 01 Band 02 Band 03 80,402 - 123,519...

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reprogrammed $9 million of that amount this spring to cover salaries for the U.S.  

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sen- sitive to the issue because Abdul Qadeer Khan, the so-called father of Pakistan's nuclear program facilities where they might have access to nuclear technology. The Dutch government says the rules are an implementa- tion of U.N. Security Council resolution 1737, which seeks to limit Iran's access to nuclear

Crowther, Paul

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Active hurricane season expected to shut-in higher amount of oil and natural gas production  

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Active hurricane season expected to shut-in higher amount of Active hurricane season expected to shut-in higher amount of oil and natural gas production An above-normal 2013 hurricane season is expected to cause a median production loss of about 19 million barrels of U.S. crude oil and 46 billion cubic feet of natural gas production in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the new forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That's about one-third more than the amount of oil and gas production knocked offline during last year's hurricane season. Government weather forecasts predict 13 to 20 named storms will form between June and the end of November, with 7 to 11 of those turning into hurricanes. Production outages in previous hurricane seasons were as high as 107 million barrels of crude oil

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Formulating an effective higher education curriculum for the Australian waste management sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reviews and discusses the current literature relating to the drivers and barriers for a successful waste management curriculum at higher education level. The intention is to use this review to advise educational standards within the tertiary education sector so as to meet industry requirements. The paper presents a review of the UK's system for education and training within the waste management sector over the past decade, and discusses in what ways this approach could be successfully applied to the Australian sector. The paper concludes with a rationale for current research being undertaken within Australia, which seeks to identify which curriculum and pedagogic approaches are best suited for developing the skills of effective waste management practitioners both within the industry and for those graduating from higher education. The case made is that there is an absence of clear standards, educational provisions and certification for this growing industry within Australia, which inhibits the development of an effective waste management sector.

Davis, G. [Centre for Environmental Systems Research, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Kessels Road, Brisbane, QLD 4111 (Australia)], E-mail: g.davis@griffith.edu.au

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Nonequilibrium time evolution of higher order cumulants of conserved charges and event-by-event analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate the time evolution of higher order cumulants of conserved charges in a volume with the diffusion master equation. Applying the result to the diffusion of non-Gaussian fluctuations in the hadronic stage of relativistic heavy ion collisions, we show that the fourth-order cumulant of net-electric charge at LHC energy is suppressed compared with the recently observed second-order cumulant at ALICE, if the higher order cumulants at hadronization are suppressed compared with their values in the hadron phase in equilibrium. The significance of the experimental information on the rapidity window dependence of various cumulants in investigating the history of the dynamical evolution of the hot medium created in relativistic heavy ion collisions is emphasized.

Masakiyo Kitazawa; Masayuki Asakawa; Hirosato Ono

2013-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

364

Spherical collapse of a heat conducting fluid in higher dimensions without horizon  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider a scenario where the interior spacetime,described by a heat conducting fluid sphere is matched to a Vaidya metric in higher dimensions.Interestingly we get a class of solutions, where following heat radiation the boundary surface collapses without the appearance of an event horizon at any stage and this happens with reasonable properties of matter field.The non-occurrence of a horizon is due to the fact that the rate of mass loss exactly counterbalanced by the fall of boundary radius.Evidently this poses a counter example to the so-called cosmic censorship hypothesis.Two explicit examples of this class of solutions are also given and it is observed that the rate of collapse is delayed with the introduction of extra dimensions.The work extends to higher dimensions our previous investigation in 4D.

A. banerjee; S. Chatterjee

2004-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

365

Spherical collapse of a heat conducting fluid in higher dimensions without horizon  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider a scenario where the interior spacetime,described by a heat conducting fluid sphere is matched to a Vaidya metric in higher dimensions.Interestingly we get a class of solutions, where following heat radiation the boundary surface collapses without the appearance of an event horizon at any stage and this happens with reasonable properties of matter field.The non-occurrence of a horizon is due to the fact that the rate of mass loss exactly counterbalanced by the fall of boundary radius.Evidently this poses a counter example to the so-called cosmic censorship hypothesis.Two explicit examples of this class of solutions are also given and it is observed that the rate of collapse is delayed with the introduction of extra dimensions.The work extends to higher dimensions our previous investigation in 4D.

Banerjee, A

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Electron acceleration by a tightly focused Hermite-Gaussian beam: higher-order corrections  

SciTech Connect

Taking the TEM{sub 1,0}-mode Hermite-Gaussian (H-G) beam as a numerical calculation example, and based on the method of the perturbation series expansion, the higher-order field corrections of H-G beams are derived and used to study the electron acceleration by a tightly focused H-G beam in vacuum. For the case of the off-axis injection the field corrections to the terms of order f{sup 3} (f=1/kw{sub 0}, k and w{sub 0} being the wavenumber and waist width, respectively) are considered, and for the case of the on-axis injection the contributions of the terms of higher orders are negligible. By a suitable optimization of injection parameters the energy gain in the giga-electron-volt regime can be achieved.

Zhao Zhiguo [Department of Physics, Luoyang Normal College, Luoyang 471022 (China); Institute of Laser Physics and Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064 (China); Yang Dangxiao; Lue Baida [Institute of Laser Physics and Chemistry, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064 (China)

2008-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

367

$PU(N)$ monopoles, higher rank instantons, and the monopole invariants  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A famous conjecture in gauge theory mathematics, attributed to Witten, suggests that the polynomial invariants of Donaldson are expressible in terms of the Seiberg-Witten invariants if the underlying four-manifold is of simple type. Mathematicians have sought a proof of the conjecture by means of a `cobordism program' involving $PU(2)$ monopoles. A higher rank version of the Donaldson invariants was recently introduced by Kronheimer. Before being defined, the physicists Mari\\~no and Moore had already suggested that there should be a generalisation of Witten's conjecture to this type of invariants. We adopt a generalisation of the cobordism program to the higher rank situation by studying $PU(N)$ monopoles. We analyse the differences to the $PU(2)$ situation, yielding evidence that a generalisation of Witten's conjecture should hold.

Zentner, Raphael

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Two particle correlation measurements with respect to higher harmonic event planes at PHENIX  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Measurements of two particle azimuthal correlations in relativistic heavy ion collisions provide information of the possible interplay between hard-scattered partons and the hot-dense medium. Toward an understanding of parton-medium coupling, it is indispensable to obtain correlations where contributions from higher harmonic flow($v_n$) are rejected. It is also important to produce correlation measurements where the trigger particle is selected relative to second and third order event planes. This enables us to explore path-length dependence of parton energy loss and the influence of the medium on the jets. We present the latest PHENIX results of correlations in which contributions from higher harmonic flow have been subtracted, as well as second and third order event plane-dependent correlations in Au+Au collisions at $\\sqrt{s_{NN}}=200$ GeV.

Takahito Todoroki for the PHENIX Collaboration

2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

369

Sample preparation method for glass welding by ultrashort laser pulses yields higher seam strength  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Glass welding by ultrashort laser pulses allows joining without the need of an absorber or a preheating and postheating process. However, cracks generated during the welding process substantially impair the joining strength of the welding seams. In this paper a sample preparation method is described that prevents the formation of cracks. The measured joining strength of samples prepared by this method is substantially higher than previously reported values.

Cvecek, K.; Miyamoto, I.; Strauss, J.; Wolf, M.; Frick, T.; Schmidt, M.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Prerequisite requirements for higher graphite temperature limits and/or nitrogen atmosphere at all reactors  

SciTech Connect

The graphite temperature limits specified in the process standards-are being closely approached or have limited power levels at B, D, DR, and reactors. An increase of approximately 50--100 C in graphite temperature limits at these reactors would permit year-around operation on bulk outlet temperature limits. There has been considerable recent interest in extending to all reactors the use of nitrogen as a reactor gas constituent. With present graphite temperature limits, significant benefit from nitrogen usage will not be obtained during the winter months at reactors which are graphite temperature limited with approximately 100 per cent helium. However, during the summer months when bulk outlet temperature limitations result in graphite temperatures considerably below the maximum permissible graphite temperatures, the substitution of nitrogen for carbon dioxide could be of value. Under these circumstances, both a reduction in helium usage and a reduction in enrichment costs could result. With an increase in permissible graphite temperature limits, year-around benefit from reduced helium usage and reduced enrichment costs would be possible. To meet the Pu-240 specification with higher graphite temperatures however, would require a reduction in current goal discharge exposures with resulting increased fuel and burnout costs. Additionally, the incentives for higher graphite temperatures are very sensitive to both the mode of operation and to the assumed product worth. An economic study by the Process Analysis Unit discussing in detail the factors influencing the incentive for higher graphite temperature will be published in the near future. At a meeting among the staff several weeks ago, the prerequisite requirements for permitting higher graphite temperatures and/or nitrogen usage at all reactors were discussed. It is the purpose of this letter to briefly outline the prerequisite steps considered necessary to achieve these goals.

Graves, S.M.

1962-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

371

Higher U.S. oil production in 2013 and 2014 means lower oil imports  

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

Higher U.S. oil production in 2013 and 2014 means lower oil Higher U.S. oil production in 2013 and 2014 means lower oil imports U.S. crude oil production topped 7 million barrels per day in November and December for the first time in 20 years, and production is expected to keep rising over the next two years. The U.S. Energy Information Administration's new monthly forecast sees domestic crude oil output averaging 7.3 million barrels per day this year and climbing to 7.9 million barrels next year. Higher crude oil production means America will need less imported oil. U.S. net imports of crude oil and liquid fuels are forecast to drop to 6.0 million barrels per day in 2014, less than half the 12.5 million barrels per day level in 2005. That will push U.S. imports down to just 32 percent of domestic oil consumption, the lowest

372

Synthesis of higher alcohols from carbon monoxide and hydrogen in a slurry reactor  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Higher, i.e. C{sub 2{sup +}}, alcohols are desired as gasoline additives, feedstocks for producing ethers and as alternative fuels for automobiles. In all cases, the backbone branching of an alcohol improves octane rating, which is essential for good engine performance. These types of branched, higher alcohols are the desired products for a process converting synthesis gas, a CO and H{sub 2} mixture, often generated from coal gasification. Based on this premise, promoted ZnCr oxide catalysts appear to be as one of the best avenues for further investigation. Once this investigation is complete, a natural extension is to replace the Cr in the ZnCr oxide catalyst with Mo and W, both in the same elemental triad with Cr. Mo has already been shown as an active HAS catalyst, both on a SiO{sub 2} support and in the MoS{sub 2} form. The three catalyst combinations, ZnMo, ZnW, and MnCr oxides will be tested in the stirred autoclave system. However, if none of the three indicate any comparable activity and/or selectivity toward higher alcohols as compared with other HAS catalysts, then an investigation of the effects of Cs promotion on the ZnCr oxide methanol catalysts will be executed.

McCutchen, M.S.

1992-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

373

Reflections on the Transition from Elite to Mass to Universal Access: Forms and Phases of Higher Education in Modern Societies since WWII  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Chronicle of Higher Education International, Oct. 15,a Changing World, Center for Higher Education Research andParry, G. (2005). British higher education in the prism of

Trow, Martin A

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

The Linet-Tian solution with a positive cosmological constant in four and higher dimensions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The static, apparently cylindrically symmetric vacuum solution of Linet and Tian for the case of a positive cosmological constant $\\Lambda$ is shown to have toroidal symmetry and, besides $\\Lambda$, to include three arbitrary parameters. It possesses two curvature singularities, of which one can be removed by matching it across a toroidal surface to a corresponding region of the dust-filled Einstein static universe. In four dimensions, this clarifies the geometrical properties, the coordinate ranges and the meaning of the parameters in this solution. Some other properties and limiting cases of this space-time are described. Its generalisation to any higher number of dimensions is also explicitly given.

J. B. Griffiths; J. Podolsky

2010-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

375

Higher Order Modes HOM___s in Coupled Cavities of the Flash Module ACC39  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We analyse the higher order modes (HOM's) in the 3.9GHz bunch shaping cavities installed in the FLASH facility at DESY. A suite of finite element computer codes (including HFSS and ACE3P) and globalised scattering matrix calculations (GSM) are used to investigate the modes in these cavities. This study is primarily focused on the dipole component of the multiband expansion of the wakefield, with the emphasis being on the development of a HOM-based BPM system for ACC39. Coupled inter-cavity modes are simulated together with a limited band of trapped modes.

Shinton, I.R.R.; /Manchester U. /Cockcroft Inst. Accel. Sci. Tech.; Jones, R.M.; /Manchester U. /DESY; Li, Z.; /SLAC; Zhang, P.; /Manchester U. /Cockcroft Inst. Accel. Sci. Tech. /DESY

2012-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

376

Higher-order soft gluon corrections in single top quark production at the CERN LHC  

SciTech Connect

I present a calculation of soft-gluon corrections to single top-quark production in pp collisions at the LHC via the standard model partonic processes in the t and s channels and associated top quark and W boson production. Higher-order soft-gluon corrections through next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order (NNNLO) are calculated at next-to-leading logarithmic (NLL) accuracy. The soft-gluon corrections in the s channel and in tW production are large and dominant, while in the t channel they are not a good approximation of the complete QCD corrections.

Kidonakis, Nikolaos [Kennesaw State University, Physics 1202, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144-5591 (United States)

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Transformity: The Dependence of the Laws of Physics on Higher-Dimensional Coordinate Transformations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In unified field theories with more than four dimensions, the form of the equations of physics in spacetime depends in general on the choice of coordinates in higher dimensions. The reason is that the group of coordinate transformations in (say) five dimensions is broader than in spacetime. This kind of gauge dependence is illustrated by two examples: a cosmological model in general relativity and a matter wave in quantum theory. Surprisingly, both are equivalent by coordinate transformations to flat featureless five-dimensional space. This kind of transformity is of fundamental significance for the philosophy of physics.

Paul S. Wesson

2013-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

378

Higher Teichm\\"uller Spaces: from SL(2,R) to other Lie groups  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The first part of this paper surveys several characterizations of Teichm\\"uller space as a subset of the space of representation of the fundamental group of a surface into PSL(2,R). Special emphasis is put on (bounded) cohomological invariants which generalize when PSL(2,R) is replace by a Lie group of Hermitian type. The second part discusses underlying structures of the two families of higher Teichm\\"uller spaces, namely the space of maximal representations for Lie groups of Hermitian type and the space of Hitchin representations or positive representations for split real simple Lie groups.

Burger, Marc; Wienhard, Anna

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Higher coronary heart disease and heart attack morbidity in Appalachian coal mining regions  

SciTech Connect

This study analyzes the U.S. 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey data (N = 235,783) to test whether self-reported cardiovascular disease rates are higher in Appalachian coal mining counties compared to other counties after control for other risks. Dependent variables include self-reported measures of ever (1) being diagnosed with cardiovascular disease (CVD) or with a specific form of CVD including (2) stroke, (3) heart attack, or (4) angina or coronary heart disease (CHD). Independent variables included coal mining, smoking, BMI, drinking, physician supply, diabetes co-morbidity, age, race/ethnicity, education, income, and others. SUDAAN Multilog models were estimated, and odds ratios tested for coal mining effects. After control for covariates, people in Appalachian coal mining areas reported significantly higher risk of CVD (OR = 1.22, 95% CI = 1.14-1.30), angina or CHO (OR = 1.29, 95% C1 = 1.19-1.39) and heart attack (OR = 1.19, 95% C1 = 1.10-1.30). Effects were present for both men and women. Cardiovascular diseases have been linked to both air and water contamination in ways consistent with toxicants found in coal and coal processing. Future research is indicated to assess air and water quality in coal mining communities in Appalachia, with corresponding environmental programs and standards established as indicated.

Hendryx, M.; Zullig, K.J. [West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (United States). Dept. of Community Medicine

2009-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

380

Higher-Order Spin Resonances in 2.1 GeV/c Polarized Proton Beam  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Spin resonances can cause partial or full depolarization or spin-flip of a polarized beam. We studied 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-order spin resonances with a 2.1 GeV/c vertically polarized proton beam stored in the COSY Cooler Synchrotron. We observed almost full spin-flip when crossing the 1st-order G*gamma=8?nuy vertical-betatron-tune spin resonance and partial depolarization near some 2nd- and 3rd-order resonances. We observed almost full depolarization near the 1st-order G*gamma=8?nux horizontal spin resonance and partial depolarization near some 2nd- and 3rd-order resonances. Moreover, we found that a 2nd-order nux resonance seems about as strong as some 3rd-order nux resonances, while some 3rd-order nuy resonances seem much stronger than a 2nd-order nuy resonance. It was thought that, for flat accelerators, vertical spin resonances are stronger than horizontal, and lower order resonances are stronger than higher order ones. The data suggest that many higher-order spin resonances, both horizontal and vertical, must be overcome to accelerate polarized protons to high energies; the data may help RHIC to better overcome its snake resonances between 100 and 250 GeV/c.

Leonova, M A; Gordon, K N; Krisch, A D; Liu, J; Nees, D A; Raymond, R S; Sivers, D W; Wong, V K; Hinterberger, F

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Higher-Order Spin Resonances in 2.1 GeV/c Polarized Proton Beam  

SciTech Connect

Spin resonances can cause partial or full depolarization or spin-flip of a polarized beam. We studied 1st-, 2nd- and 3rd-order spin resonances with a 2.1 GeV/c vertically polarized proton beam stored in the COSY Cooler Synchrotron. We observed almost full spin-flip when crossing the 1st-order G*gamma=8?nuy vertical-betatron-tune spin resonance and partial depolarization near some 2nd- and 3rd-order resonances. We observed almost full depolarization near the 1st-order G*gamma=8?nux horizontal spin resonance and partial depolarization near some 2nd- and 3rd-order resonances. Moreover, we found that a 2nd-order nux resonance seems about as strong as some 3rd-order nux resonances, while some 3rd-order nuy resonances seem much stronger than a 2nd-order nuy resonance. It was thought that, for flat accelerators, vertical spin resonances are stronger than horizontal, and lower order resonances are stronger than higher order ones. The data suggest that many higher-order spin resonances, both horizontal and vertical, must be overcome to accelerate polarized protons to high energies; the data may help RHIC to better overcome its snake resonances between 100 and 250 GeV/c.

Leonova, M A; Gordon, K N; Krisch, A D; Liu, J; Nees, D A; Raymond, R S; Sivers, D W; Wong, V K; Hinterberger, F

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Higher-order differencing for phase-front propagation in geothermal systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We are testing higher-order differencing total variation diminishing schemes implemented in the reservoir simulator TOUGH2 to reduce numerical dispersion of phase fronts in geothermal flow problems. The schemes are called total variation diminishing because they employ flux limiters to prevent spurious oscillations that sometimes occur with other higher-order differencing schemes near sharp fronts. Thus it appears that total variation diminishing schemes rely on an implicit assumption that the overall variability of advected quantities stays constant or diminishes with time. We use the Leonard total variation diminishing scheme in two special problems designed to test the applicability of the scheme for cases where this implicit assumption is violated. In the first problem, we investigate the isothermal propagation of a phase front in a composite porous medium where phase saturation increases as the front enters the second medium. In the second problem, we investigate the propagation of a phase front where boiling increases the saturation difference across the front as it propagates. In the composite porous medium problem, we find that spurious phase saturations can arise if the weighting scheme is based on relative permeability; for weighting based on phase saturation, no such oscillation arises. In the boiling front propagation problem, the front position is highly sensitive to weighting scheme, and the Leonard total variation diminishing scheme is more accurate than upstream weighting because it decreases numerical dispersion in the thermal energy equation.

Oldenburg, Curtis; Pruess, Karsten

1998-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

383

Beauty is more attractive: Particle Production and Moduli trapping with Higher Dimensional Interaction  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study quantum effects on moduli dynamics arising from the particle production near the enhanced symmetry point (ESP). We paid special attention to the non-conventional interactions, which are suppressed by the cutoff scale of the effective action but the power of the field is larger. This kind of interaction is sometimes called the "higher dimensional" interaction. Considering the higher dimensional interaction, we find that the particle production is significant in a large area, which is even larger than the area that is expected from the conventional interaction. It is possible to find this possibility from the trivial adiabatic condition; however the quantitative estimation of the particle production and the trapping of the field in motion are far from trivial. In this paper we study the particle production and the trapping in detail, using both the analytical and the numerical calculations, to find a clear and intuitive result that supports trapping in a vast variety of theories. Our study shows that the trapping is possible by the non-conventional interaction that has been disregarded in previous works. Some phenomenological models of the particle physics will be mentioned to complement the discussion.

Seishi Enomoto; Satoshi Iida; Nobuhiro Maekawa; Tomohiro Matsuda

2013-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

384

Splitting vector bundles and A^1-fundamental groups of higher dimensional varieties.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study aspects of the A^1-homotopy classification problem in dimensions >= 3 and, to this end, we investigate the problem of computing A^1-homotopy groups of some A^1-connected smooth varieties of dimension >=. Using these computations, we construct pairs of A^1-connected smooth proper varieties all of whose A^1-homotopy groups are abstractly isomorphic, yet which are not A^1-weakly equivalent. The examples come from pairs of Zariski locally trivial projective space bundles over projective spaces and are of the smallest possible dimension. Projectivizations of vector bundles give rise to A^1-fiber sequences, and when the base of the fibration is an A^1-connected smooth variety, the associated long exact sequence of A^1-homotopy groups can be analyzed in detail. In the case of the projectivization of a rank 2 vector bundle, the structure of the A^1-fundamental group depends on the splitting behavior of the vector bundle via a certain obstruction class. For projective bundles of vector bundles of rank >=, the A^1-fundamental group is insensitive to the splitting behavior of the vector bundle, but the structure of higher A^1-homotopy groups is influenced by an appropriately defined higher obstruction class.

Aravind Asok.

385

Higher twists in polarized DIS and the size of the constituent quark  

SciTech Connect

The spontaneous breaking of chiral symmetry implies the presence of a short-distance scale in the QCD vacuum, which phenomenologically may be associated with the ''size'' of the constituent quark, rho {approx} 0.3 fm. We discuss the role of this scale in the matrix elements of the twist-4 and 3 quark-gluon operators determining the leading power (1/Q{sup 2}-) corrections to the moments of the nucleon spin structure functions. We argue that the flavor-nonsinglet twist-4 matrix element, f{sub 2}{sup u-d}, has a sizable negative value of the order rho{sup -2}, due to the presence of sea quarks with virtualities {approx} rho{sup -2} in the proton wave function. The twist-3 matrix element, d{sub 2}, is not related to the scale rho{sup -2}. Our arguments support the results of previous calculations of the matrix elements in the instanton vacuum model. We show that this qualitative picture is in agreement with the phenomenological higher-twist correction extracted from an NLO QCD fit to the world data on g{sub 1}{sup p} and g{sub 1}{sup n}, which include recent data from the Jefferson Lab Hall A and COMPASS experiments. We comment on the implications of the short-distance scale rho for quark-hadron duality and the x-dependence of higher-twist contributions.

Alexander Sidorov; Christian Weiss

2006-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

386

NGSI student activities in open source information analysis in support of the training program of the U.S. DOE laboratories for the entry into force of the additional protocol  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In 2008 a joint team from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) consisting of specialists in training of IAEA inspectors in the use of complementary access activities formulated a training program to prepare the U.S. Doe laboratories for the entry into force of the Additional Protocol. As a major part of the support of the activity, LANL summer interns provided open source information analysis to the LANL-BNL mock inspection team. They were a part of the Next Generation Safeguards Initiative's (NGSI) summer intern program aimed at producing the next generation of safeguards specialists. This paper describes how they used open source information to 'backstop' the LANL-BNL team's effort to construct meaningful Additional Protocol Complementary Access training scenarios for each of the three DOE laboratories, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Sandoval, M Analisa [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Uribe, Eva C [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Sandoval, Marisa N [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Boyer, Brian D [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Stevens, Rebecca S [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

100 Bureau Drive, Stop 1915 Gaithersburg, MD 20899 301 ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... this employer? _____Yes _____No Start Salary: $_____ Final Salary $_____ Describe your duties ...

2012-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

388

Liquid Fuel From Renewable Electricity and Bacteria: Electro-Autotrophic Synthesis of Higher Alcohols  

SciTech Connect

Electrofuels Project: UCLA is utilizing renewable electricity to power direct liquid fuel production in genetically engineered Ralstonia eutropha bacteria. UCLA is using renewable electricity to convert carbon dioxide into formic acid, a liquid soluble compound that delivers both carbon and energy to the bacteria. The bacteria are genetically engineered to convert the formic acid into liquid fuel—in this case alcohols such as butanol. The electricity required for the process can be generated from sunlight, wind, or other renewable energy sources. In fact, UCLA’s electricity-to-fuel system could be a more efficient way to utilize these renewable energy sources considering the energy density of liquid fuel is much higher than the energy density of other renewable energy storage options, such as batteries.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

The geometry of Grassmannian manifolds and Bernstein type theorems for higher codimension  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We identify a region $\\Bbb{W}_{\\f{1}{3}}$ in a Grassmann manifold $\\grs{n}{m}$, not covered by a usual matrix coordinate chart, with the following important property. For a complete $n-$submanifold in $\\ir{n+m} \\, (n\\ge 3, m\\ge2)$ with parallel mean curvature whose image under the Gauss map is contained in a compact subset $K\\subset\\Bbb{W}_{\\f{1}{3}}\\subset\\grs{n}{m}$, we can construct strongly subharmonic functions and derive a priori estimates for the harmonic Gauss map. While we do not know yet how close our region is to being optimal in this respect, it is substantially larger than what could be achieved previously with other methods. Consequently, this enables us to obtain substantially stronger Bernstein type theorems in higher codimension than previously known.

Jost, J; Yang, Ling

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

A Higher Order GUP with Minimal Length Uncertainty and Maximal Momentum II: Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In a recent paper, we presented a nonperturbative higher order generalized uncertainty principle (GUP) that is consistent with various proposals of quantum gravity such as string theory, loop quantum gravity, doubly special relativity, and predicts both a minimal length uncertainty and a maximal observable momentum. In this Letter, we find exact maximally localized states and present a formally self-adjoint and naturally perturbative representation of this modified algebra. Then we extend this GUP to D dimensions that will be shown it is noncommutative and find invariant density of states. We show that the presence of the maximal momentum results in upper bounds on the energy spectrum of the free particle and the particle in box. Moreover, this form of GUP modifies blackbody radiation spectrum at high frequencies and predicts a finite cosmological constant. Although it does not solve the cosmological constant problem, it gives a better estimation with respect to the presence of just the minimal length.

Pouria Pedram

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

391

Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Education The Battle for World-Class Excellence  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

University rankings have gained popularity worldwide because they appear to fulfil demands by students, parents, policymakers, employers, and other stakeholders for information and transparency. They are often equated with quality, and are now a significant factor shaping institutional reputation. Today, there are eleven global rankings, experiencing varying degrees of popularity, reliability and trustworthiness, and national rankings in over 40 countries. Despite their popularity, how much do we really know and understand about the influence and impact of rankings? This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective. Based on original international surveys and interviews with universities and stakeholders, Ellen Hazelkorn draws together a wealth of international experience to chronicle how rankings are helping reshape higher education in the age of globalization. Written in an easy but authoritative style, the book makes an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon. It is essential reading for policy makers, institutional leaders, managers, advisors, and scholars.

Ellen Hazelkorn; Ellen Hazelkorn

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Capture of Solar and Higher-Energy Neutrinos by Iodine 127  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We discuss and improve a recent treatment of the absorption of solar neutrinos by ${}^{127}$I, in connection with a proposed solar neutrino detector. With standard-solar-model fluxes and an in-medium value of -1.0 for the axial-vector coupling constant $g_A$, we obtain a ${}^8$B-neutrino cross section of 3.3$\\times 10^{-42}$, about 50\\% larger than in our previous work, and a ${}^7$Be cross section that is less certain but nevertheless also larger than before. We then apply the improved techniques to higher incoming energies that obtain at the LAMPF beam dump, where an experiment is underway to finalize a calibration of the ${}^{127}$I with electron neutrinos from muon decay. We find that forbidden operators, which play no role in solar-neutrino absorption, contribute nonnegligibly to the LAMPF cross section, and that the preliminary LAMPF mean value is significantly larger than our prediction.

J. Engel; S. Pittel; P. Vogel

1994-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

393

Higher-lift lower-cost absorption cycles. Phase 1, final report  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of the research was to determine if modified NaOH solutions could be used in absorption heat pumps (AHP) to provide higher heat-pumping lifts from low ambient temperatures than are now possible. The research consisted of performing screening experiments on a great number of modified alkali hydroxide solutions, in order to characterize and bound the properties of boiling-point elevation, solubility limit, and corrosivity as a function of composition. Two preferred compositions were selected for more-detailed characterization: the binary NaOH-KOH and the ternary NaOH-KOH-CsOH. Lifts as high as from 0 to 90C were shown to be possible, which will extend AHP applicability into several important new applications.

Erickson, D.C.; Davidson, W.F.

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Higher order terms of radiative damping in extreme intense laser-matter interaction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The higher order terms of the Lorentz-Abraham-Dirac equation have been derived, and their effects are studied via a relativistic collisional particle-in-cell simulation. The dominant group of terms up to the fourth order of the Lorentz-Abraham-Dirac equation is identified for ultra-intense laser-matter interactions. The second order terms are found to be the damping terms of the Lorentz force while the first order terms represent friction in the equation of motion. Because the second order terms restrict electron acceleration during the laser interaction, electrons/ions are prevented from over-accelerating. Radiative damping becomes highly significant when I{>=} 10{sup 22} W/cm{sup 2} while Bremsstrahlung will be saturated, thus radiative damping will be a dominant source of hard x-rays in regimes at extreme intensities.

Pandit, Rishi R.; Sentoku, Yasuhiko [Department of Physics, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada 89557 (United States)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

395

The Integrity of ACSR Full Tension Single-Stage Splice Connector at Higher Operation Temperature  

SciTech Connect

Due to increases in power demand and limited investment in new infrastructure, existing overhead power transmission lines often need to operate at temperatures higher than those used for the original design criteria. This has led to the accelerated aging and degradation of splice connectors. It is manifested by the formation of hot-spots that have been revealed by infrared imaging during inspection. The implications of connector aging is two-fold: (1) significant increases in resistivity of the splice connector (i.e., less efficient transmission of electricity) and (2) significant reductions in the connector clamping strength, which could ultimately result in separation of the power transmission line at the joint. Therefore, the splice connector appears to be the weakest link in electric power transmission lines. This report presents a protocol for integrating analytical and experimental approaches to evaluate the integrity of full tension single-stage splice connector assemblies and the associated effective lifetime at high operating temperature.

Wang, Jy-An John [ORNL; Lara-Curzio, Edgar [ORNL; King Jr, Thomas J [ORNL

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

The career development of successful Hispanic administrators in higher education: a Delphi study  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was twofold: (1) to identify the successful experiences and strategies implemented by Hispanic administrators who have a successful career in higher education and (2) to take a futuristic look at the careers of Hispanic administrators in higher education by identifying recommendations and strategies proposed by a panel of successful Hispanic administrators to help Hispanics in the future. To focus on the career development of Hispanic administrators, a Delphi panel of 11 administrators who serve in the role of Vice-Presidents, Presidents and Chancellors from across the country was utilized. This research used a computer-based Delphi technique. A portion of the three-round study was sponsored by the Center for Distance Learning Research (CDLR) at Texas A&M University. The first round was open-ended. Panelists were asked to answer four research questions. Those items were then put into common themes and sent out for rankings on a 4 point Likert scale for Round 2. Panelists were also given another opportunity to add items to the list during Round 2. Round 3 asked panelists to review their rankings, group rankings and standard deviations. Then they were given an opportunity to change their rankings or keep them the same. Panelists also ranked items that were added during Round 2. A consensus was established on items that were rated either a 3 (agree) or a 4 (strongly agree) by all panelists. Through this study, a total of 48 items met consensus on the four research questions. Many of the items that met consensus addressed the need of inter- and intrapersonal skills as well as leadership abilities. Among the highest ranking items were obtaining a doctoral degree, personal motivation, ability to work with others, communication skills and people skills. Among the recommendations, based on the consensus items, are the creation of a University Minority Graduate Identification Program and the development of an Executive Leadership Program for Minorities.

Silva, Rito , Jr.

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Natural gas conversion to higher hydrocarbons using plasma interactions with surfaces. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Experiments are reported in which a methane plasma is created, and the methyl ions and hydrogen ions are accelerated within a microchannel array so that they interact with neutral methane molecules on the inside surfaces of the microchannels. No catalysts are used, and the device operates at room temperature. Impact energies of the ions are in the range of 10 eV to greater than 100 eV, and the energy delivered in the interaction at the surfaces causes the production of larger hydrocarbon molecules, such as C{sub 2}H{sub 2}, C{sub 2}H{sub 4}, and C{sub 2}H{sub 6}, along with C{sub 3}, C{sub 4}, C{sub 5}m C{sub 6}, C{sub 7}m and C{sub 8} molecules. There is a decreasing percentage of larger molecules produced, in comparison with the C{sub 2} and C{sub 3} types. Conversion effectiveness is greater at higher pressure, due to the increased ionic activity. The yield of the higher hydrocarbons depends upon the external voltage used, and voltage can be used as a control parameter to adjust the output mixture proportions. A conversion energy of 2.59 kilowatt hours/killogram of output has been demonstrated, and a reduction of this by a factor of 10 is possible using known techniques. In batch experiments, the selectivity for C{sub 2} has varied from 47% to 88%, and selectivity for C{sub 6} has ranged from 0% to 12.8%. Other hydrocarbon selectivities also span a wide and useful range. The estimated costs for hydrocarbons produced with this technology are in the range of $200 per tonne, in production quantities, depending upon natural gas costs. Pilot production experiments are recommended to make these estimates more precise, and to address strategies for scaling the technology up to production levels. Applications are discussed.

Sackinger, W.M.; Kamath, V.A.; Morgan, B.L.; Airey, R.W.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Benchmarks for Transition: Do St. Louis High Schools Promote Graduates That Can Make the Transition to Higher Education?.  

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?? Are St. Louis area high schools designed to create graduates that are prepared to enter schools of higher education, or are their graduation requirements… (more)

Harrman, Kevin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Performance Funding of State Public Higher Education: Has it Delivered the Desired External Accountability and Institutional Improvement?.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??In today’s economic climate, state public institutions of higher education face challenges on multiple fronts. This applies particularly to state funding as it relates to… (more)

Polatajko, Mark M.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Observational Study of Higher Dimensional Magnetic Universe in Non-linear Electrodynamics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work, we have considered the flat FRW model of the universe in $(n+2)$-dimensions filled with the dark matter and the magnetic field. We present the Hubble parameter in terms of the observable parameters $\\Omega_{m0}$ and $H_{0}$ with the redshift $z$ and the other parameters like $B_{0},\\omega, \\mu_{0},\\delta,n,w_{m}$. The natures of magnetic field $B$, deceleration parameter $q$ and $Om$ diagnostic have also been analyzed for accelerating expansion of the universe. From Stern data set (12 points), we have obtained the bounds of the arbitrary parameters by minimizing the $\\chi^{2}$ test. The best-fit values of the parameters are obtained by 66%, 90% and 99% confidence levels. Now to find the bounds of the parameters ($B_{0},\\omega$) and to draw the statistical confidence contour, we fixed four parameters $\\mu_{0},\\delta,n,w_{m}$. Here the parameter $n$ determines the higher dimensions and we perform comparative study between three cases : 4D $(n=2)$, 5D $(n=3)$ and 6D $(n=4)$ respectively. Next due to joint analysis with BAO observation, we have also obtained the bounds of the parameters ($B_{0},\\omega$) by fixing other parameters $\\mu_{0},\\delta,n,w_{m}$ for 4D, 5D and 6D. The best fit of distance modulus for our theoretical model and the Supernova Type Ia Union2 sample are drawn for different dimensions.

Chayan Ranjit; Shuvendu Chakraborty; Ujjal Debnath

2013-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Human Capital and Higher Education: How Does Our Region Fare?” Federal  

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he number of people with a college education in a given state or region varies across the nation. States in the Third Federal Reserve District (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware) compare favorably with the nation on measures of college education, and the three states as a whole are close to the national average. Despite its average ranking in educational attainment, the area is a premier location for colleges and universities. In this article, Tim Schiller evaluates the region’s standing with respect to college education by reviewing data on individual and social returns to education, looking at college education as a stimulant to local economic growth, and comparing the tri-state area with the nation as a source of and a destination for college graduates. Human capital refers to the technical skills and knowledge acquired by workers. Education is an investment in human capital, that is, in the skills and knowledge that produce a return to the individual in the form of higher earnings. Education also has social returns or spillovers. The presence of educated workers in a region enhances the earnings of those who, regardless

Timothy Schiller

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Higher Order Modes Damping Analysis for the SPX Deflecting Cavity Cyromodule  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A single-cell superconducting deflecting cavity operating at 2.815 GHz has been proposed and designed for the Short Pulse X-ray (SPX) project for the Advanced Photon Source (APS) upgrade. A cryomodule of 4 such cavities will be needed to produce the required 2-MV deflecting voltage. Each deflecting cavity is equipped with one fundamental power coupler (FPC), one lower order mode (LOM) coupler, and two higher order mode (HOM) couplers to achieve the stringent damping requirements for the unwanted modes. The damping of the LOM/HOM below the beampipe cutoff has been analyzed in the single cavity geometry and shown to meet the design requirements. The HOM above the beampipe cutoff in the 4-cavity cyromodule, however, may result in cross coupling which may affect the HOM damping and potentially be trapped between the cavities which could produce RF heating to the beamline bellows. We have evaluated the HOM damping in the 4-cavity cryomodule using the parallel finite element EM code suite ACE3P developed at SLAC. We will present the results of the cryomodule analysis in this paper.

Xiao, L; Li, Z.; Ng, C.; /SLAC; Nassiri, A.; Waldschmidt, G.; Wu, G.; /Argonne; Wang, H.; Rimmer, R.; /Jefferson Lab

2012-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

403

Higher Order Modes Damping Analysis for the SPX Deflecting Cavity Cryomodule  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A single-cell superconducting deflecting cavity operating at 2.812 GHz has been proposed and designed for the Short Pulse X-ray (SPX) project for the Advanced Photon Source upgrade. A cryomodule of 4 such cavities will be needed to produce the required 2-MV deflecting voltage. Each deflecting cavity is equipped with one fundamental power coupler (FPC), one lower order mode (LOM) coupler, and two higher order mode (HOM) couplers to achieve the stringent damping requirements for the unwanted modes. The damping of the HOM/LOM modes below the beampipe cutoff has been analyzed in the single cavity geometry and shown to meet the design requirements. The HOMs above beam pipe cutoff in the 4-cavity cyromodule, however, may result in cross coupling which may affect the HOM damping and potentially trapped modes between the cavities which could produce RF heating to the beamline bellows and even be detrimental to the beam. We have evaluated the HOM damping and trapped modes in the 4-cavity cryomodule using the parallel finite element EM code ACE3P developed at SLAC. We will present the results of the cryomodule analysis in this paper.

L. Xiao, Z. Li, C.-K. Ng, A. Nassiri, G.J. Waldschmidt, G. Wu, R.A. Rimmer, H. Wang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Experimental determination of dynamic force coefficients of a pocket damper seal at higher frequencies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Experimental results are presented for a two-bladed pocket damper seal (PDS) with eight partition walls on a high-speed test rig. The objective of these experiments is to measure damping coefficients, stiffness coefficients and leakage rates at higher frequencies than tested previously. The seal coefficients are determined by measuring the logarithmic decrement and damped natural frequency in non-rotating free vibration tests and by computer simulations of these results using a computer program called XLTRC. Rotating tests, which consist of coastdown tests from 14000 rpm to 0 rpm were also conducted to corroborate the effectiveness of the PDS in suppressing the vibration amplitudes at the critical speeds. The initial rotating tests on the originally designed PDS were discouraging, and highlight the importance of the optimum design of the inlet plenum chamber of the PDS in producing damping. Suitable modifications are carried out in the PDS inlet plenum design and the non-rotating tests were repeated on the modified PDS. These tests show positive damping and negative stiffness in both the horizontal and vertical directions. The tests also show that the magnitude of both the damping and the stiffness coefficients increase with the inlet pressure. The rotating tests corroborate the effectiveness of the PDS in suppressing the vibration at critical speeds around 13,000 cpm, which is about twice the frequencies tested previously. Subsequently a comparison is made with the predictions from previous pocket damper seal codes.

Sharma, Ashish

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

405

Bulk emission by higher-dimensional black holes: almost perfect blackbody radiation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the Hawking radiation emitted into the bulk by $(D+1)$-dimensional Schwarzschild black holes. It is well-known that the black-hole spectrum departs from exact blackbody form due to the frequency dependence of the `greybody' factors. For intermediate values of $D$ ($3\\leq D\\lesssim10$), these frequency-dependent factors may significantly modify the spectrum of the emitted radiation. However, we point out that for $D\\gg1$, the typical wavelengths in the black-hole spectrum are much {\\it shorter} than the size of the black hole. In this regime, the greybody factors are well described by the geometric-optics approximation according to which they are almost frequency-independent. Following this observation, we argue that for higher-dimensional black holes with $D\\gg1$, the total power emitted into the bulk should be well approximated by the analytical formula for perfect blackbody radiation. We test the validity of this analytical prediction with numerical computations.

Shahar Hod

2011-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

406

Bulk emission by higher-dimensional black holes: almost perfect blackbody radiation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the Hawking radiation emitted into the bulk by $(D+1)$-dimensional Schwarzschild black holes. It is well-known that the black-hole spectrum departs from exact blackbody form due to the frequency dependence of the `greybody' factors. For intermediate values of $D$ ($3\\leq D\\lesssim10$), these frequency-dependent factors may significantly modify the spectrum of the emitted radiation. However, we point out that for $D\\gg1$, the typical wavelengths in the black-hole spectrum are much {\\it shorter} than the size of the black hole. In this regime, the greybody factors are well described by the geometric-optics approximation according to which they are almost frequency-independent. Following this observation, we argue that for higher-dimensional black holes with $D\\gg1$, the total power emitted into the bulk should be well approximated by the analytical formula for perfect blackbody radiation. We test the validity of this analytical prediction with numerical computations.

Hod, Shahar

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Development of iteration strategies for a practical implementation of a higher order transverse leakage approximation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Transverse integrated nodal diffusion methods currently represent the standard in full core neutronic simulation. The primary shortcoming in this approach is the utilization of the quadratic transverse leakage approximation. This approach, although proven to work well for typical LWR problems, is not consistent with the formulation of nodal methods and can cause accuracy and convergence problems. In previous work, an improved, consistent quadratic leakage approximation was formulated, which derived from the class of higher order nodal methods developed some years ago. In this paper a number of iteration schemes are developed around this consistent quadratic leakage approximation which yield accurate node average results in much improved calculational times. The developed consistent leakage approximation is extended in this work via a number of numerical schemes, the most promising of which results from utilizing the consistent leakage approximation as a correction method to the standard quadratic leakage approximation. Numerical results are demonstrated on a set of benchmark problems, such as the 3D IAEA LWR and MOX C5 problems. (authors)

Prinsloo, R. H.; Tomasevic, D. I. [Necsa, PO Box 582, Pretoria, 0001 (South Africa)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Low rank approach to computing first and higher order derivatives using automatic differentiation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This manuscript outlines a new approach for increasing the efficiency of applying automatic differentiation (AD) to large scale computational models. By using the principles of the Efficient Subspace Method (ESM), low rank approximations of the derivatives for first and higher orders can be calculated using minimized computational resources. The output obtained from nuclear reactor calculations typically has a much smaller numerical rank compared to the number of inputs and outputs. This rank deficiency can be exploited to reduce the number of derivatives that need to be calculated using AD. The effective rank can be determined according to ESM by computing derivatives with AD at random inputs. Reduced or pseudo variables are then defined and new derivatives are calculated with respect to the pseudo variables. Two different AD packages are used: OpenAD and Rapsodia. OpenAD is used to determine the effective rank and the subspace that contains the derivatives. Rapsodia is then used to calculate derivatives with respect to the pseudo variables for the desired order. The overall approach is applied to two simple problems and to MATWS, a safety code for sodium cooled reactors. (authors)

Reed, J. A.; Abdel-Khalik, H. S. [North Carolina State Univ., Dept. of Nuclear Engineering, Raleigh, NC 27695-7909 (United States); Utke, J. [Mathematics and Computer Science Div., Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

HIGHER MODE FREQUENCY EFFECTS ON RESONANCE IN MACHINERY, STRUCTURES, AND PIPE SYSTEMS  

SciTech Connect

The complexities of resonance in multi-degree of freedom systems (multi-DOF) may be clarified using graphic presentations. Multi-DOF systems represent actual systems, such as beams or springs, where multiple, higher order, natural frequencies occur. Resonance occurs when a cyclic load is applied to a structure, and the frequency of the applied load equals one of the natural frequencies. Both equations and graphic presentations are available in the literature for single degree of freedom (SDOF) systems, which describe the response of spring-mass-damper systems to harmonically applied, or cyclic, loads. Loads may be forces, moments, or forced displacements applied to one end of a structure. Multi-DOF systems are typically described only by equations in the literature, and while equations certainly permit a case by case analysis for specific conditions, graphs provide an overall comprehension not gleaned from single equations. In fact, this collection of graphed equations provides novel results, which describe the interactions between multiple natural frequencies, as well as a comprehensive description of increased vibrations near resonance.

Leishear, R.

2010-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

410

Lower Cost or Higher Quality? Product Enhancement Decisions When Consumers Are Strategic  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Firms developing new products must often make a trade-o ¤ between production costs and product quality: higher quality products are more valued by consumers, but also more costly to manufacture. We analyze the impact of activities that increase consumer value (quality improvement e¤orts) and activities that decrease production costs (cost reduction e¤orts) on the pro…t of a …rm. We demonstrate that when demand is deterministic, an increase in consumer value and a decrease in production cost of the same amount have an identical e¤ect on …rm pro…t. When demand is stochastic, however, the two strategies di¤er. In particular, if consumers are non-strategic, cost reduction is always more valuable to the …rm than quality improvement (of the same amount). On the other hand, if consumers are strategic (i.e., anticipate future price reductions and time their purchasing decisions), quality improvement may be more valuable to the …rm, in stark contrast to the non-strategic consumer case. Surprisingly, with strategic consumers, the …rm does not necessarily prefer the greatest degree of cost reduction or quality improvement possible, even if it is costless to achieve. We conclude that demand uncertainty and consumer purchasing behavior greatly in‡uence a …rm’s choice of a product enhancement strategy. 1

Sang-hyun Kim; Robert Swinney

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Top-Off Injection and Higher Currents at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL) at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is a 234 m circumference storage ring for 3 GeV electrons with its synchrotron radiation serving currently 13 beamlines with about 27 experimental stations. It operated for long time with 100 mA peak current provided by usually three injections per day. In July 2009, the maximum beam current was raised to 200 mA. Over the period from June 2009 to March 2010, Top-Off operation started at every beamline. Top-Off, i.e., the injection of electrons into the storage ring with injection stoppers open, is necessary for SSRL to reach its design current of 500 mA. In the future, the maximal power of the injection current will also soon be raised from currently 1.5 W to 5 W. The Radiation Protection Department at SLAC worked with SSRL on the specifications for the safety systems for operation with Top-Off injection and higher beam currents.

Bauer, Johannes

2011-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

412

Zeaxanthin Radical Cation Formation in Minor Light-Harvesting Complexes of Higher Plant Antenna  

SciTech Connect

Previous work on intact thylakoid membranes showed that transient formation of a zeaxanthin radical cation was correlated with regulation of photosynthetic light-harvesting via energy-dependent quenching. A molecular mechanism for such quenching was proposed to involve charge transfer within a chlorophyll-zeaxanthin heterodimer. Using near infrared (880-1100 nm) transient absorption spectroscopy, we demonstrate that carotenoid (mainly zeaxanthin) radical cation generation occurs solely in isolated minor light-harvesting complexes that bind zeaxanthin, consistent with the engagement of charge transfer quenching therein. We estimated that less than 0.5percent of the isolated minor complexes undergo charge transfer quenching in vitro, whereas the fraction of minor complexes estimated to be engaged in charge transfer quenching in isolated thylakoids was more than 80 times higher. We conclude that minor complexes which bind zeaxanthin are sites of charge transfer quenching in vivo and that they can assume Non-quenching and Quenching conformations, the equilibrium LHC(N)<--> LHC(Q) of which is modulated by the transthylakoid pH gradient, the PsbS protein, and protein-protein interactions.

Avenson, Thomas H.; Ahn, Tae Kyu; Zigmantas, Donatas; Niyogi, Krishna K.; Li, Zhirong; Ballottari, Matteo; Bassi, Roberto; Fleming, Graham R.

2008-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

413

Reference modeling for higher education budgeting: applying the H2 toolset for conceptual modeling of performance-based funding systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Higher Education (HE) sector has gained remarkable economic importance worldwide. There is a huge amount of institutions competing in this dynamically evolving market. Emerging concepts like new public management advise to organize HE institutions ... Keywords: H2, budgeting, higher education (HE), incentive system, indicator system, information model, performance-based funding, reference modeling

Jan vom Brocke; Christian Buddendick; Alexander Simons

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

AvAilAble for licensing Higher-performance, more cost-effective batteries for PHEVs and HEVs.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

AvAilAble for licensing Higher-performance, more cost-effective batteries for PHEVs and HEVs. Benefits Higher-performance, more cost-effective batteries for PHEVs and HEVs. Reduced costs by lowering cost is easier, faster, and more cost-effective. Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries

Kemner, Ken

415

Observational Constraints of Homogeneous Higher Dimensional Cosmology with Modified Chaplygin Gas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work, we have considered the flat FRW model of the universe in $(n+2)$-dimensions filled with the dark matter (perfect fluid with negligible pressure) and the modified Chaplygin gas (MCG) type dark energy. We present the Hubble parameter in terms of the observable parameters $\\Omega_{m0}$, $\\Omega_{x0}$ and $H_{0}$ with the redshift $z$ and the other parameters like $A$, $B$, $C$, $n$ and $\\alpha$. From Stern data set (12 points), we have obtained the bounds of the arbitrary parameters by minimizing the $\\chi^{2}$ test. The best-fit values of the parameters are obtained by 66%, 90% and 99% confidence levels. Now to find the bounds of the parameters and to draw the statistical confidence contour, we first fixed three parameters $C, n, \\alpha$ and then fixed the three parameters $A, n, \\alpha$. In the first case we find the bounds of $(A, B)$ and draw the contour between them for 4D$(n=2)$, 5D$(n=3)$ and 6D$(n=4)$. In the second case we fixed three different values of A as 1, 1/3, -1/3 to find the bounds of $(B, C)$ and draw the contour between them. Here the parameter $n$ determines the higher dimensions and we perform comparative study between three cases : 4D $(n=2)$, 5D $(n=3)$ and 6D $(n=4)$ respectively. Next due to joint analysis with BAO observation, we have also obtained the bounds of the parameters ($A,B$) by fixing some other parameters $\\alpha$ and $A$ for 4D, 5D and 6D.

Chayan Ranjit; Shuvendu Chakraborty; Ujjal Debnath

2012-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

416

Distributed Physical and Molecular Separations for Selective Harvest of Higher Value Wheat Straw Components Project  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wheat straw (Triticum aestivum L.) is an abundant source of plant fiber. It is regenerated, in large quantities, every year. At present, this potentially valuable resource is greatly under-exploited. Most of the excess straw biomass (i.e., tonnage above that required for agronomic cropping system sustainability) is managed through expensive chopping/tillage operations and/or burnt in the field following harvest, resulting in air pollution and associated health problems. Potential applications for wheat straw investigated within this project include energy and composites manufacture. Other methods of straw utilization that will potentially benefit from the findings of this research project include housing and building, pulp and paper, thermal insulation, fuels, and chemicals. This project focused on components of the feedstock assembly system for supplying a higher value small grains straw residue for (1) gasification/combustion and (2) straw-thermoplastic composites. This project was an integrated effort to solve the technological, infrastructural, and economic challenges associated with using straw residue for these bioenergy and bioproducts applications. The objective of the research is to contribute to the development of a low-capital distributed harvesting and engineered storage system for upgrading wheat straw to more desirable feedstocks for combustion and for straw-plastic composites. They investigated two processes for upgrading wheat straw to a more desirable feedstock: (1) an efficient combine-based threshing system for separating the intermodal stems from the leaves, sheaths, nodes, and chaff. (2) An inexpensive biological process using white-rot fungi to improve the composition of the mechanically processed straw stems.

N /A

2004-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

417

Distributed Physical and Molecular Separations for Selective Harvest of Higher Value Wheat Straw Components Project  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Wheat straw (Triticum aestivum L.) is an abundant source of plant fiber. It is regenerated, in large quantities, every year. At present, this potentially valuable resource is greatly under-exploited. Most of the excess straw biomass (i.e., tonnage above that required for agronomic cropping system sustainability) is managed through expensive chopping/tillage operations and/or burnt in the field following harvest, resulting in air pollution and associated health problems. Potential applications for wheat straw investigated within this project include energy and composites manufacture. Other methods of straw utilization that will potentially benefit from the findings of this research project include housing and building, pulp and paper, thermal insulation, fuels, and chemicals. This project focused on components of the feedstock assembly system for supplying a higher value small grains straw residue for (1) gasification/combustion and (2) straw-thermoplastic composites. This project was an integrated effort to solve the technological, infrastructural, and economic challenges associated with using straw residue for these bioenergy and bioproducts applications. The objective of the research is to contribute to the development of a low-capital distributed harvesting and engineered storage system for upgrading wheat straw to more desirable feedstocks for combustion and for straw-plastic composites. We investigated two processes for upgrading wheat straw to a more desirable feedstock: (1) An efficient combine-based threshing system for separating the internodal stems from the leaves, sheaths, nodes, and chaff. (2) An inexpensive biological process using white-rot fungi to improve the composition of the mechanically processed straw stems.

Hess, J.R

2005-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

418

Membrane-supported nonvolatile acidic electrolytes allow higher temperature operation of proton-exchange membrane fuel cells  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The feasibility of using nonvolatile molten and solid acidic electrolyte impregnated ion-exchange membranes in higher temperature proton-exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) to alleviate their water dependence is investigated. Higher temperature PEMFC operation reduces CO poisoning as well as passivation of the Pt electrocatalyst by other condensable species. Further, higher temperature operation could eventually allow direct use of low-temperature reformable fuels such as methanol in the PEMFC. The methodology proposed here involves supporting an appropriate acidic solid, melt, or solution of low volatility within the pores of Nafion{reg_sign} so as to enhance its protonic conductivity at higher temperatures and lower humidity levels. Preliminary experimental results reported here for a PEM fuel cell operating at temperatures of 110 to 120 C based on Nafion supported solutions of heteropolyacid indicate the feasibility of the technique.

Malhotra, S.; Datta, R. [Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (United States). Dept. of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

PARES: A Software Tool for Computer-Based Testing and Evaluation Used in the Greek Higher Education System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a prototype software platform, namely Platform for Adaptive and Reliable Evaluation of Students (PARES), for student testing and evaluation. The motivation has been to provide educators in the Greek higher education system a useful ...

Vassilis G. Kaburlasos; Catherine C. Marinagi; Vassilis Th. Tsoukalas

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Exploring the use of a higher octane gasoline for the U.S. light-duty vehicle fleet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis explores the possible benefits that can be achieved if U.S. oil companies produced and offered a grade of higher-octane gasoline to the consumer market. The octane number of a fuel represents how resistant the ...

Chow, Eric W

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Shock capturing with PDE-based artificial viscosity for an adaptive, higher-order discontinuous Galerkin finite element method  

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The accurate simulation of supersonic and hypersonic flows is well suited to higher-order (p > 1), adaptive computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Since these cases involve flow velocities greater than the speed of sound, an ...

Barter, Garrett E. (Garrett Ehud), 1979-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Shock Capturing with PDE-Based Artificial Viscosity for an Adaptive, Higher-Order Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method  

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The accurate simulation of supersonic and hypersonic flows is well suited to higher-order (p > 1), adaptive computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Since these cases involve flow velocities greater than the speed of sound, an ...

Barter, Garrett Ehud

423

A Climatological Study of Boundary Layer Wind Speed Using a Meso-?-Scale Higher-Order Closure Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A mesoscale higher-order closure atmospheric boundary layer model has been used to get more detailed information than is possible from observations regarding horizontal and vertical variations of the wind in an area in southeastern Sweden. To ...

Hans Bergström

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

FROM CHAOS TO ORDER AND BACK? A Revisionist Reflection on the California Master Plan for Higher Education@50 and Thoughts About its Future  

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Master Plan for Higher Education@50 and Thoughts About Itsits already famed public higher education system. It was andthe future of a system of higher education in the annals of

John Aubrey Douglass

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Evaluation of higher distribution and/or utilization voltages. First interim report (December 1978): literature search and problem definition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A literature search has been conducted on the economics and technical problems associated with the use of higher voltages in both the primary distribution and secondary utilization systems. After a literature review and evaluation, an assessment of the state-of-the-art with regard to high voltage has been made and is presented for the primary and secondary distribution systems, end use elements, and economics and system analysis or optimization. An annotated bibliography is provided for each of the three categories. A comprehensive list of potential advantages and disadvantages of higher primary distribution and utilization voltages has also been prepared and is presented.

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1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Entry Requirements | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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(i.e., parts of a shoe that are above the sole) shall sufficiently secure the footwear. Flip flops, beach shoes, or similar footwear are not allowed, no medical exceptions allowed....

427

R AND D 100 EARLYBIRD AWARD ENTRY  

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The Smart Latch{trademark} is an electronically enhanced door lockset device for industrial and consumer applications, which uses existing neural network technology to analyze the sequence, timing, and acoustic signatures associated with lockset functions and provides immediate indication of failure to correctly lock and latch. It essentially ''listens'' to and learns the sequences and acoustic signatures associated with lockset function and latching. When triggered by specific door activity the Smart Latch{trademark} begins analyzing sequences, frequencies and other parameters. With a satisfactory outcome the device provides positive feedback (e.g. visual and/or audible) and returns to a ''sleep'' state awaiting the next activity. If any part of the normal door operation, including latching and length of time, are incorrect various alarm signals can be generated. With electronics and 5+ year battery integrated, the device is simple to install and transparent to the user. Because the device uses proven voice recognition algorithms, it could meet or exceed the performance of the human ear in detecting the unique and complex acoustic signature associated with a properly operating and secured door. Unlike existing technologies, such as limit switches, it is not easily spoofed or defeated and has a high level of immunity to interference. The Smart Latch{trademark} technology can be integrated into existing lockset and door hardware designs, including both low price consumer products and high end electronic/cipher locks. The concept and design are based on a simple security industry adage: ''It isn't locked if it isn't latched''. Even the most elaborate and robust security barriers are of little use if the locking and latching mechanisms are not properly functioning and engaged. Smart Latch{trademark} provides automatic verification of the first and most important step in facility security: Close and properly latch doors and barriers. It is a compelling product for households with children, elderly, or high traffic areas such as an office where a properly closed and latched door is essential for security and safety. In an age of ever increasing security concerns and limited human resources, Smart Latch{trademark} can be a significant addition to the $20 billion plus industrial and consumer lockset market. The Smart Latch{trademark} is unique because: (1) as an inexpensive, battery powered, stand-alone device or as integrated into any standard consumer lock set, the device uses neural network technology to analyze the acoustic signatures associated with normal door operation and generates an alert if a door is not latched correctly and within a set amount of time. (2) It is not easily spoofed or defeated. (3) Installation, setup, and use are simple.

Dugan, J; Debbie Chapman, D

2007-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

428

Water entry of small hydrophobic spheres  

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We present the results of a combined experimental and theoretical investigation of the normal impact of hydrophobic spheres on a water surface. Particular attention is given to characterizing the shape of the resulting air ...

Bush, John W. M.

429

International Undergraduate Guide 2014/2015 entry  

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, cosmopolitan and cultured city, which offers a unique living and learning experience. One of the most vibrant satisfaction ratings for safety and security in the International Student Barometer survey. This cosmopolitan

Edinburgh, University of

430

UNIVERSTIY OF ROCHESTER CONFINED SPACE ENTRY PERMIT  

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- metric information were trained against a single determin- istic checkers heuristic. The main result Gauci and Kenneth O. Stanley Evolutionary Complexity Research Group School of Electrical Engineering in space from what was ex- perienced in training can go wholly unrecognized unless the algorithm is able

Portman, Douglas

431

NANOCORALtm R&D 100 Entry  

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, Song, Medforth, Miller, Li (Toyota). 7. US Patent Application #11/840,067, Aug. 16, 2007, DENDRITIC NANOSTRUCTURES FOR FUEL CELLS AND OTHER APPLICATIONS, (Toyota, PCT published), Shelnutt, Miller, Song, Hickner, Medforth, Takahashi (Toyota), Muldoon (Toyota), Kawamura (Toyota), Nagami (Toyota), Li (Toyota). 9. US

432

Requirements for anthrax toxin entry into cells  

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Med 163, 2527-2531. Beauregard, K.E. , Collier, R.J. , andU S A 100: 5170–5174. 7. Beauregard KE, Collier RJ, Swansonmedium (Fig. 1.2 and 1.3) (Beauregard et al. , 2000). PA 63

Ryan, Patricia Lynn

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Bott’s Area-Preserving Flux-Form Advection Algorithm: Extension to Higher Orders and Additional Tests  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bott’s forward-in-time, positive-definite, area-preserving flux-form advection algorithm is extended to higher orders. The new algorithm versions are tested with two-dimensional flow fields: a purely rotational flow and a purely deformational ...

Alexandre A. Costa; Anto?nio JoséC. Sampaio

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

CEBAF at Higher Energies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This report summarizes topics in hadron spectroscopy and production which could be addressed at CEBAF with an energy upgrade to $E_\\gamma=8$ GeV and beyond. The topics discussed include conventional meson and baryon spectroscopy, spectroscopy of exotica (especially molecules and hybrids), CP and CPT tests using $\\phi$ mesons, and new detector and accelerator options.

T. Barnes; J. Napolitano

1994-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

435

Photovoltaic devices using a-Si:H from higher order silanes. Semiannual report, 1 September 1983-29 February 1984  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes research performed during a six-month period on hydrogenated amorphous silicon, prepared by chemical vapor deposition using flow methods rather than a static method in order to deposit from a time-invariant gas phase chemistry. Both low-pressure and atmospheric-pressure systems were employed. The feedstock gases were electronic-grade higher order silanes (principally disilane) manufactured by silent electric discharge. Because of the historically poor performance of CVD p layers in p-i-n devices, an effort was made to develop a higher quality p layer. Both silane/diborane and disilane/diborane mixtures were investigated. Using disilane/diborane mixtures at low pressures and very low temperatures (200/sup 0/C) significantly improved LPCVD p layers. P-i-n devices employing these p layers exhibited open-circuit voltages up to 723 mV.

Delahoy, A.E.

1984-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Photovoltaic devices using a-Si:H from higher order silanes. Final subcontract report, September 1, 1983-August 31, 1984  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report describes the preparation of hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) films and photovoltaic devices by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) from higher silanes, and the properties of such films and devices. The motivation for this research is the prospect of preparing by a new technique a-Si:H having electronic properties similar (or superior) to material prepared by the well-known glow discharge technique. Possible advantages of thermal CVD are the absence of ion bombardment, high deposition rates, efficient utilization of feedstock gases, lower levels of impurity incorporation, absence of pinholes, and greater material stability. Photochemical vapor deposition of a-Si:H from disilane is also described and has yielded higher efficiency solar cells than thermal CVD.

Delahoy, A.E.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Modeling heat and mass transport phenomena at higher temperatures in solar distillation systems - The Chilton-Colburn analogy  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the present investigation efforts have been devoted towards developing an analysis suitable for heat and mass transfer processes modeling in solar distillation systems, when they are operating at higher temperatures. For this purpose the use of Lewis relation is not new although its validity is based on the assumptions of identical boundary layer concentration and temperature distributions, as well as low mass flux conditions, which are not usually met in solar distillation systems operating at higher temperatures associated with considerable mass transfer rates. The present analysis, taking into consideration these conditions and the temperature dependence of all pertinent thermophysical properties of the saturated binary mixture of water vapor and dry air, leads to the development of an improved predictive accuracy model. This model, having undergone successful first order validation against earlier reported measurements from the literature, appears to offer more accurate predictions of the transport processes and mass flow rate yield of solar stills when operated at elevated temperatures. (author)

Tsilingiris, P.T. [Department of Energy Engineering, Heat Transfer Laboratory, Technological Education Institution of Athens, A. Spyridonos Street, GR 122 10 Egaleo, Athens (Greece)

2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

438

Low frequency geomagnetic eld uctuations at low latitude during the passage of a higher pressure solar wind region  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Low frequency geomagnetic ®eld ¯uctuations at low latitude during the passage of a higher pressure ¯uctuations in the frequency range (0.8±5.5 mHz) for both the horizontal geomagnetic ®eld components. Spectral of the geomagnetic ®eld components at L'Aquila (Italy, v 1X6, Francia and Villante, 1997) we found statistical

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

439

alpha_s and the tau hadronic width: fixed-order, contour-improved and higher-order perturbation theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The determination of $\\alpha_s$ from hadronic $\\tau$ decays is revisited, with a special emphasis on the question of higher-order perturbative corrections and different possibilities of resumming the perturbative series with the renormalisation group: fixed-order (FOPT) vs. contour-improved perturbation theory (CIPT). The difference between these approaches has evolved into a systematic effect that does not go away as higher orders in the perturbative expansion are added. We attempt to clarify under which circumstances one or the other approach provides a better approximation to the true result. To this end, we propose to describe the Adler function series by a model that includes the exactly known coefficients and theoretical constraints on the large-order behaviour originating from the operator product expansion and the renormalisation group. Within this framework we find that while CIPT is unable to account for the fully resummed series, FOPT smoothly approaches the Borel sum, before the expected divergent behaviour sets in at even higher orders. Employing FOPT up to the fifth order to determine $\\alpha_s$ in the $\\MSb$ scheme, we obtain $\\alpha_s(M_\\tau)=0.320 {}^{+0.012}_{-0.007}$, corresponding to $\\alpha_s(M_Z) = 0.1185 {}^{+0.0014}_{-0.0009}$. Improving this result by including yet higher orders from our model yields $\\alpha_s(M_\\tau)=0.316 \\pm 0.006$, which after evolution leads to $\\alpha_s(M_Z) = 0.1180 \\pm 0.0008$. Our results are lower than previous values obtained from $\\tau$ decays.

Martin Beneke; Matthias Jamin

2008-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

440

Crisis Management Planning: A Case Study of Man-Made and Natural Crisis Events in Higher Education  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Due to crisis events that have shocked several college and university campuses, many of these institutions have begun to look for ways to respond effectively to those events. However, higher education is generally not equipped or prepared to respond to crisis events. Thus, crisis management research in higher education should be explored. Principles of organizational learning and organizational development from corporate management America were used in this qualitative study to explain how leaders in higher education institutions prepare for crises and learn from their crisis experiences. Chaos theory provided the theoretical lens for the study. Purposeful sampling was utilized to select two institutions and purposely identified administrators at those sites. Interviews gleaned the lived experiences of the participants. Data analysis revealed five themes: conflicting definitions, institutional response to crisis, continuous learning, institutional issues related to a crisis, and leadership roles during a crises. The findings support the importance of developing a crisis management plan, disseminating the plan to all stakeholders, and application of continuous learning principles to evaluate the plan and actual crises responses before, during, and after a crisis event.

Booker, Lonnie J.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebates thRough salaRy sacRifice (uNsW and other approved organisations)  

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assessment n health & cardiac risk factors n postural & functional analysis n stress management The results is designed to help you take an active role in improving your quality of life. At the Lifestyle Clinic, we use've experienced before. Our scientifically-based programs and friendly university-trained staff listen to what you

New South Wales, University of

442

A GLOBAL TALENT MAGNET: How a San Francisco/Bay Area Higher Education Hub Could Advance California’s Comparative Advantage In Attracting International Talent and Further Build US Economic Competitiveness  

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Chronicle of Higher Education October 13, 2010 http://Re-Imagining California Higher Education,” Center forStudies in Higher Education, Research and Occasional Paper

John Aubrey Douglass, Richard Edelstein and Cecile Hoareau

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Higher Order Curvature Theories of Gravity Matched with Observations: a Bridge Between Dark Energy and Dark Matter Problems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Higher order curvature gravity has recently received a lot of attention due to the fact that it gives rise to cosmological models which seem capable of solving dark energy and quintessence issues without using "ad hoc" scalar fields. Such an approach is naturally related to fundamental theories of quantum gravity which predict higher order terms for loop expansions of quantum fields in curved spacetimes. In this framework, we obtain a class of cosmological solutions which are fitted against cosmological data. We reproduce reliable models able to fit high redshift supernovae and WMAP observations. The age of the universe and other cosmological parameters are recovered in this context. Furthermore, in the weak field limit, we obtain gravitational potentials which differ from the Newtonian one because of repulsive corrections increasing with distance. We evaluate the rotation curve of our Galaxy and compare it with the observed data in order to test the viability of these theories and to estimate the scale-length of the correction. It is remarkable that the Milky Way rotation curve is well fitted without the need of any dark matter halo and similar results hold also for other galaxies.

S. Capozziello; V. F. Cardone; S. Carloni; A. Troisi

2004-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

444

Propagation of femtosecond terawatt laser pulses in N{sub 2} gas including higher-order Kerr effects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Propagation characteristic of femtosecond terawatt laser pulses in N{sub 2} gas with higher-order Kerr effect (HOKE) is investigated. Theoretical analysis shows that HOKE acting as Hamiltonian perturbation can destroy the coherent structure of a laser field and result in the appearance of incoherent patterns. Numerical simulations show that in this case two different types of complex structures can appear. It is found that the high-order focusing terms in HOKE can cause continuous phase shift and off-axis evolution of the laser fields when irregular homoclinic orbit crossings of the field in phase space take place. As the laser propagates, small-scale spatial structures rapidly appear and the evolution of the laser field becomes chaotic. The two complex patterns can switch between each other quasi-periodically. Numerical results show that the two complex patterns are associated with the stochastic evolution of the energy contained in the higher-order shorter-wavelength Fourier modes. Such complex patterns, associated with small-scale filaments, may be typical for laser propagation in a HOKE medium.

Huang, T. W. [HEDPS, Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Zhou, C. T.; He, X. T. [HEDPS, Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100094 (China)

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

445

Perspectives on the Present State and Future of Higher Education Faculty Development in Kazakhstan: Implications for National Human Resource Development  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990's Kazakhstan experienced a socio-economic transition from a socialist economy to a free market economy and was challenged with building a newly independent state. In pursuit of fulfilling strategic nationwide tasks, the government undertook multidimensional measures in all spheres. However, in order to implement such profound changes and keep up with globalization, the newly independent state found itself in a position where there was a burning need for a serious update in knowledge and skills in all fields. In light of the National State Conception of Education Development of 2005 (NSCED), higher education in Kazakhstan is viewed as the most fundamental liaison between academia, research and innovation in industry and business of the country. Integration of these three components represents the concept of a national innovation system that will allow Kazakhstan to establish successfully its own competitive advantage in the global arena. Therefore, the higher education faculty of Kazakhstan becomes the driving force in fulfilling such grand tasks as relating research to practice, as well as increasing the knowledge, skills, and capacities of young specialists and researchers for a future sustainable society. In other words, there is a need to determine the current status of higher education faculty development which may then serve as a basis for a comprehensive approach and enable the compliance process with the Bologna international standards of education to be expedited. For the purpose of this study, a qualitative research methodology was used whereby the researcher was the primary research tool who interviewed 20 faculty members and university administrators from two large universities of national status in Kazakhstan. The data collection tools employed were semi-structured interviews, observations, and document analysis and field notes. Since the nature of this phenomenological study is exploratory and descriptive, it was considered holistically and based on interpretation and analysis of all study participants combined. Moreover, the phenomenon under study is complex due to a dynamic interaction and interdependence of multiple HRD levels; and consequently, it was viewed through the contexts of international relationships, the country's broad societal transformations, and its organizational and individual levels. The research findings indicate that there is no systematic and consistent approach to faculty development in the area of higher education in Kazakhstan. The majority of current faculty development and any professional development activities tend to have a spontaneous character without implementation of a thorough faculty needs task analysis or performance evaluation. The faculty as social subjects with different socio-cultural identities is currently in the process of constructing a new academic identity based on updated social values, beliefs, mentality and work styles. In the case of successfully updating professional expertise and higher education policy implementation, the faculty will constitute a group of highly educated experts and professionals who are capable of providing the younger generation with a high quality education according to international standards and conducting intensive research that will connect the theory and practice through real applications in various industries.

Seitova, Dinara T.

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Thermodynamics of electrolyte mixtures. Activity and osmotic coefficients consistent with the higher-order limiting law for symmetrical mixing  

SciTech Connect

The parameters for symmetrical mixing of ions of the same sign in the virial-coefficient (Pitzer) system are evaluated from literature data for 25/sup 0/C in a manner consistent with the higher-order limiting law of Friedman. Twenty-four systems involve cation mixing with a common anion and fourteen involve anion mixing with a common cation. Heat of mixing data were similarly treated in a recent publication; the results give the temperature coefficients of some of these same parameters. The combined results yield the mixing parameters as functions of temperature on a basis both self-consistent and in accord with the limiting law. The results also yield, for a few systems without a common ion, predicted values in good agreement with experimental data.

Yang, J.; Pitzer, K.S.

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD MEASUREMENT OF FUNDAMENTAL AND HIGHER-ORDER MODES FOR 7-CELL CAVITY OF PETRA-II  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The booster synchrotron for NSLS-II will include a 7-cell PETRA cavity, which was manufactured for the PETRA-II project at DESY. The cavity fundamental frequency operates at 500 MHz. In order to verify the impedances of the fundamental and higher-order modes (HOM), which were calculated by computer code, we measured the magnitude of the electromagnetic field of the fundamental acceleration mode and HOM using the bead-pull method. To keep the cavity body temperature constant, we used a chiller system to supply cooling water at 20 degrees C. The bead-pull measurement was automated with a computer. We encountered some issues during the measurement process due to the difficulty in measuring the electromagnetic field magnitude in a multi-cell cavity. We describe the method and apparatus for the field measurement, and the obtained results.

Kawashima, Y.; Blednykh, A.; Cupolo, J.; Davidsaver, M.; Holub, B.; Ma, H.; Oliva, J.; Rose, J.; Sikora, R.; Yeddulla, M.

2011-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

448

Femtosecond transient absorption studies of the light harvesting Chl a/b protein complex of Photosystem II in higher plants  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The first steps of the primary reactions in photosynthesis are the generation of electronically excited states (excitons) by light absorption within pigment protein complexes referred to as light harvesting antenna complexes and rapid exciton migration to the photoactive pigments embedded into the reaction center complex where the transformation into electrochemical free energy takes place. In green algae and higher plants the light harvesting Chl a/b complex associated with Photosystem II (LHC II) serves as the main antenna complex. In this communication we present intensity dependent transient absorption measurements with fs-time resolution in isolated LHC II preparations to address the problem of the interaction of ultrafast exciton migration and exciton-exciton annihilation.

Bittner, T.; Wasielewski, M.R. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Irrgang, K.D. [Max-Volmer-Institut, Technische Universitat Berlin, (Germany)

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Study of Scheme Transformations to Remove Higher-Loop Terms in the $?$ Function of a Gauge Theory  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Since three-loop and higher-loop terms in the $\\beta$ function of a gauge theory are scheme-dependent, one can, at least for sufficiently small coupling, carry out a scheme transformation that removes these terms. A basic question concerns the extent to which this can be done at an infrared fixed point of an asymptotically free gauge theory. This is important for quantitative analyses of the scheme dependence of such a fixed point. Here we study a scheme transformation $S_{R,m}$ with $m \\ge 2$ that is constructed so as to remove the terms in the beta function at loop order $\\ell=3$ to $\\ell=m+1$, inclusive. Starting from an arbitrary initial scheme, we present general expressions for the coefficients of terms of loop order $\\ell$ in the beta function in the transformed scheme from $\\ell=m+2$ up to $\\ell=8$. Extending a previous study of $S_{R,2}$, we investigate the range of applicability of the $S_{R,3}$ scheme transformation in an asymptotically free SU($N_c$) gauge theory with an infrared zero in $\\beta$ depending on the number, $N_f$, of fermions in the theory. We show that this $S_{R,3}$ scheme transformation can only be applied self-consistently in a restricted range of $N_f$ with a correspondingly small value of infrared fixed-point coupling. We also study the effect of higher-loop terms on the beta function of a U(1) gauge theory.

Robert Shrock

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

450

NEHRP - NIST Earthquake Engineering Research Position  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Salary and Bonuses Salary will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. The ...

451

Bending rigidity and higher order curvature terms for the hard-sphere fluid near a curved wall  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work I derive analytic expressions for the curvature dependent fluid-substrate surface tension of a hard sphere fluid on a hard curved wall. In a first step, the curvature thermodynamic properties are found as truncated power series in the activity in terms of the known second and third order cluster integral of the hard-sphere fluid near spherical and cylindrical walls. These results are then expressed as packing fraction power series and transformed to different reference regions which is equivalent to consider different positions of the dividing surface. All the obtained series expansions are rigorous results. Based on the truncated series it is shown that the bending rigidity of the system is non-null and that higher order terms in the curvature also exist. In a second step, approximate analytic expressions for the surface tension, the Tolman length, the bending rigidity and the Gaussian rigidity as functions of the packing fraction are found by considering the known terms of the series expansion complemented with a simple fitting approach. It is found that the obtained formulas accurately describe the curvature thermodynamic properties of the system, further, they are more accurate than any of the previously published expressions.

Ignacio Urrutia

2013-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

452

High pressure separation of higher hydrocarbons from natural gas with a continuous regeneration of the adsorbent by raw gas  

SciTech Connect

In natural gas production it is common practice to remove water and frequently also higher hydrocarbons from the gas stream in order to prevent the formation and accumulation of liquids in the downstream pipeline system. Gas drying by condensation at low temperatures, which is the normal practice, becomes increasingly ineffective with rising pressures. In this case adsorption or absorption processes must be applied in order to meet the gas specifications. During trials performed in one of BEB's North German gas fields, a selected adsorption process was tested in a pilot plant in cooperation between BEB and Lurgi. In particular, regeneration with heated raw gas at adsorption pressure was investigated. The suitability of the process was confirmed using activated carbon as an adsorbent. Based -1- on the data obtained from the test, the operating plant could be optimally designed. The latest environmental legislation was taken into account as regards both the disposal of used activated carbon and the avoidance of environmental pollution.

Kaliner, J.; Schwettmann, F.; May, H.G.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Energy Demand: Limits on the Response to Higher Energy Prices in the End-Use Sectors (released in AEO2007)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Energy consumption in the end-use demand sectorsresidential, commercial, industrial, and transportationgenerally shows only limited change when energy prices increase. Several factors that limit the sensitivity of end-use energy demand to price signals are common across the end-use sectors. For example, because energy generally is consumed in long-lived capital equipment, short-run consumer responses to changes in energy prices are limited to reductions in the use of energy services or, in a few cases, fuel switching; and because energy services affect such critical lifestyle areas as personal comfort, medical services, and travel, end-use consumers often are willing to absorb price increases rather than cut back on energy use, especially when they are uncertain whether price increases will be long-lasting. Manufacturers, on the other hand, often are able to pass along higher energy costs, especially in cases where energy inputs are a relatively minor component of production costs. In economic terms, short-run energy demand typically is inelastic, and long-run energy demand is less inelastic or moderately elastic at best.

Information Center

2007-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

454

Anharmonic vibrational spectra of hydrogen bonded clusters: Comparison between higher energy derivative and mean-field grid based methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present a critical comparison between two different approaches for calculating anharmonic frequencies, namely grid-based fitting methods (VSCF, CC-VSCF, VCI) and the ones obtained by second-order perturbation theory from the third and fourth energy derivatives. We report the results for the anharmonic frequencies with the two approaches for the F-(H2O), Cl-(H2O), HNO3 and HNO3(H2O) molecular systems at the same level of theory and basis set. The two methods were found to produce results of similar accuracy for the fundamental band origins and selected overtone and combination bands. The optimal equilibrium and vibrationally averaged geometries, spectroscopic constants and anharmonic frequencies of the (HF)n, n=2-4 clusters are reported at the MP2/aug-cc-pVDZ level of theory based on calculations of higher energy derivatives. This work was performed under the auspices of the Division of Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences, Office of Science, US Department of Energy with Battelle Memorial Institute, which operates the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Computer resources at the National Energy Research Scientific Computer Center (NERSC) were provided by the Division of Chemical Sciences Geosciences and Biosciences, US Department of Energy.

Xantheas, Sotiris S.

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Genetic engineering of corn and other higher plants: Progress report for the period August 1, 1984--July 31, 1985  

SciTech Connect

We have developed a number of potential vectors for maize transformation. All vectors have used the bacterial CAT gene connected between a maize promoter and a maize polyadenylation site. The product of this gene is readily assayed in maize tissue and may provide a fast screen for young seedlings. We have found that chloramphenicol reduces the growth of young seedlings and causes bleaching of the first leaves, but does not kill the plant. A mosaic with a transforming DNA may allow better growth. We remove a portion of the root to assay for CAT activity. CAT activity should be detected even if only a small number of cells contain DNA. If activity is detected in these young plants, the plant will be potted, and F1 and F2 plants will be generated. These will then be screened for stable inheritance of the transforming DNA. The higher the expression of the CAT gene in these few cells, the more reliable will be the assay. Accordingly, we have connected the CAT gene to one of the strongest maize promoters active in the young seedling. This promoter was identified in a large scale screening operation that identified the single copy gene that expressed the most abundant polyA RNA. The promoter and coding regions have been sequenced. The product of this gene has not yet been determined.

Davis, R.W.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Bounds and self-consistent estimates for elastic constants of granular polycrystals composed of orthorhombics or crystal with higher symmetries  

SciTech Connect

Methods for computing Hashin-Shtrikman bounds and related self-consistent estimates of elastic constants for polycrystals composed of crystals having orthorhombic symmetry have been known for about three decades. However, these methods are underutilized, perhaps because of some perceived difficulties with implementing the necessary computational procedures. Several simplifications of these techniques are introduced, thereby reducing the overall computational burden, as well as the complications inherent in mapping out the Hashin-Shtrikman bounding curves. The self-consistent estimates of the effective elastic constants are very robust, involving a quickly converging iteration procedure. Once these self-consistent values are known, they may then be used to speed up the computations of the Hashin-Shtrikman bounds themselves. It is shown furthermore that the resulting orthorhombic polycrystal code can be used as well to compute both bounds and self-consistent estimates for polycrystals of higher-symmetry tetragonal, hexagonal, and cubic (but not trigonal) materials. The self-consistent results found this way are shown to be the same as those obtained using the earlier methods, specifically those methods designed specially for each individual symmetry type. But the Hashin-Shtrikman bounds found using the orthorhombic code are either the same or (more typically) tighter than those found previously for these special cases (i.e., tetragonal, hexagonal, and cubic). The improvement in the Hashin-Shtrikman bounds is presumably due to the additional degrees of freedom introduced into the available search space.

Berryman, J. G.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conversion of ethane and of propane to higher olefin hydrocarbons. Quarterly report, July 1--September 30, 1992  

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It has become apparent during the past few months that results obtained in the oxidative coupling of methane cannot be extended to ethane and propane. Good selectivities and yields for the oxydehydrogenation to olefins can be obtained but production of higher hydrocarbons is small. The present report summarizes results of experiments using zeolite based catalysts and compares these with basic oxide catalysts. The oxydehydrogenation of ethane over zeolite based catalysts (H{sup {minus_plus}} Na{sup {plus_minus}}, Ni{sup 2{plus_minus}}, Pt{sup 2{plus_minus}}, Ga{sup 3{plus_minus}}, and [V]-ZSM-5) and oxide catalysts (Li/MgO, Ca-Ni-K) was studied in the temperature range 450--600{degree}C. Selectivity to olefins close to 80% was achieved at 550{degree}C. Basic (Na-ZSM-5) and neutral (V-ZSM-5) zeolite catalysts were shown to be more active and selective for the oxydehydrogenation of ethane than oxide catalysts.

Heinemann, H.; Somorjai, G.A.

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Adaptive Mesh Refinement Solution Techniques for the Multigroup SN Transport Equation Using a Higher-Order Discontinuous Finite Element Method  

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In this dissertation, we develop Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) techniques for the steady-state multigroup SN neutron transport equation using a higher-order Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Method (DGFEM). We propose two error estimations, a projection-based estimator and a jump-based indicator, both of which are shown to reliably drive the spatial discretization error down using h-type AMR. Algorithms to treat the mesh irregularity resulting from the local refinement are implemented in a matrix-free fashion. The DGFEM spatial discretization scheme employed in this research allows the easy use of adapted meshes and can, therefore, follow the physics tightly by generating group-dependent adapted meshes. Indeed, the spatial discretization error is controlled with AMR for the entire multigroup SNtransport simulation, resulting in group-dependent AMR meshes. The computing efforts, both in memory and CPU-time, are significantly reduced. While the convergence rates obtained using uniform mesh refinement are limited by the singularity index of transport solution (3/2 when the solution is continuous, 1/2 when it is discontinuous), the convergence rates achieved with mesh adaptivity are superior. The accuracy in the AMR solution reaches a level where the solution angular error (or ray effects) are highlighted by the mesh adaptivity process. The superiority of higherorder calculations based on a matrix-free scheme is verified on modern computing architectures. A stable symmetric positive definite Diffusion Synthetic Acceleration (DSA) scheme is devised for the DGFEM-discretized transport equation using a variational argument. The Modified Interior Penalty (MIP) diffusion form used to accelerate the SN transport solves has been obtained directly from the DGFEM variational form of the SN equations. This MIP form is stable and compatible with AMR meshes. Because this MIP form is based on a DGFEM formulation as well, it avoids the costly continuity requirements of continuous finite elements. It has been used as a preconditioner for both the standard source iteration and the GMRes solution technique employed when solving the transport equation. The variational argument used in devising transport acceleration schemes is a powerful tool for obtaining transportconforming diffusion schemes. xuthus, a 2-D AMR transport code implementing these findings, has been developed for unstructured triangular meshes.

Wang, Yaqi

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design modification for the modular helium reactor for higher temperature operation and reliability studies for nuclear hydrogen production processes  

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Design options have been evaluated for the Modular Helium Reactor (MHR) for higher temperature operation. An alternative configuration for the MHR coolant inlet flow path is developed to reduce the peak vessel temperature (PVT). The coolant inlet path is shifted from the annular path between reactor core barrel and vessel wall through the permanent side reflector (PSR). The number and dimensions of coolant holes are varied to optimize the pressure drop, the inlet velocity, and the percentage of graphite removed from the PSR to create this inlet path. With the removal of ~10% of the graphite from PSR the PVT is reduced from 541 0C to 421 0C. A new design for the graphite block core has been evaluated and optimized to reduce the inlet coolant temperature with the aim of further reduction of PVT. The dimensions and number of fuel rods and coolant holes, and the triangular pitch have been changed and optimized. Different packing fractions for the new core design have been used to conserve the number of fuel particles. Thermal properties for the fuel elements are calculated and incorporated into these analyses. The inlet temperature, mass flow and bypass flow are optimized to limit the peak fuel temperature (PFT) within an acceptable range. Using both of these modifications together, the PVT is reduced to ~350 0C while keeping the outlet temperature at 950 0C and maintaining the PFT within acceptable limits. The vessel and fuel temperatures during low pressure conduction cooldown and high pressure conduction cooldown transients are found to be well below the design limits. The reliability and availability studies for coupled nuclear hydrogen production processes based on the sulfur iodine thermochemical process and high temperature electrolysis process have been accomplished. The fault tree models for both these processes are developed. Using information obtained on system configuration, component failure probability, component repair time and system operating modes and conditions, the system reliability and availability are assessed. Required redundancies are made to improve system reliability and to optimize the plant design for economic performance. The failure rates and outage factors of both processes are found to be well below the maximum acceptable range.

Reza, S.M. Mohsin

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Higher order terms in the inflation potential and the lower bound on the tensor to scalar ratio r  

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Research Highlights: > In Ginsburg-Landau (G-L) approach data favors new inflation over chaotic inflation. > n{sub s} and r fall inside a universal banana-shaped region in G-L new inflation. > The banana region for the observed value n{sub s}=0.964 implies 0.021 Fermion condensate inflaton potential is a double well in the G-L class. - Abstract: The MCMC analysis of the CMB + LSS data in the context of the Ginsburg-Landau approach to inflation indicated that the fourth degree double-well inflaton potential in new inflation gives an excellent fit of the present CMB and LSS data. This provided a lower bound for the ratio r of the tensor to scalar fluctuations and as most probable value r {approx_equal} 0.05, within reach of the forthcoming CMB observations. In this paper we systematically analyze the effects of arbitrarily higher order terms in the inflaton potential on the CMB observables: spectral index n{sub s} and ratio r. Furthermore, we compute in close form the inflaton potential dynamically generated when the inflaton field is a fermion condensate in the inflationary universe. This inflaton potential turns out to belong to the Ginsburg-Landau class too. The theoretical values in the (n{sub s}, r) plane for all double well inflaton potentials in the Ginsburg-Landau approach (including the potential generated by fermions) fall inside a universal banana-shaped region B. The upper border of the banana-shaped region B is given by the fourth order double-well potential and provides an upper bound for the ratio r. The lower border of B is defined by the quadratic plus an infinite barrier inflaton potential and provides a lower bound for the ratio r. For example, the current best value of the spectral index n{sub s} = 0.964, implies r is in the interval: 0.021 < r < 0.053. Interestingly enough, this range is within reach of forthcoming CMB observations.

Destri, C., E-mail: Claudio.Destri@mib.infn.it [Dipartimento di Fisica G. Occhialini, Universita Milano-Bicocca and INFN, sezione di Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 3, 20126 Milano (Italy); Vega, H.J. de, E-mail: devega@lpthe.jussieu.fr [LPTHE, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) et Denis Diderot (Paris VII), Laboratoire Associe au CNRS UMR 7589, Tour 24, 5eme. etage, Boite 126, 4, Place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, Cedex 05 (France); Observatoire de Paris, LERMA, Laboratoire Associe au CNRS UMR 8112, 61, Avenue de l'Observatoire, 75014 Paris (France); Sanchez, N.G., E-mail: Norma.Sanchez@obspm.fr [Observatoire de Paris, LERMA, Laboratoire Associe au CNRS UMR 8112, 61, Avenue de l'Observatoire, 75014 Paris (France)

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MAJOR CHALLENGES TO EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: CAN THE CURRENT NATURE OF INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION HOPE TO EDUCATE THE CHANGE AGENTS NEEDED FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ?  

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Scholars and professionals committed to fostering sustainable development have urged a re-examination of the curriculum and restructuring of research and teaching in institutions of higher learning. This paper begins by ...

Ashford, Nicholas

2010-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Elevated Temperature Materials for Power Generation and Propulsion The energy industry is designing higher-efficiency land-based turbines for natural gas-fired  

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higher-efficiency land-based turbines for natural gas-fired power generation systems. The high inlet is significant for modeling cyclic deformation in directionally solidified and single crystal turbine blades

Li, Mo

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Deep Frying: Chemistry, Nutrition and Practical ApplicationsChapter 6 Formation and Analysis of Oxidized Monomeric, Dimeric, and Higher Oligomeric Triglycerides  

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Deep Frying: Chemistry, Nutrition and Practical Applications Chapter 6 Formation and Analysis of Oxidized Monomeric, Dimeric, and Higher Oligomeric Triglycerides Food Science Health Nutrition Biochemistry eChapters Food Science & Techn

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A Study on the Pointwise Time-Space Estimates of Fundamental Solution for Higher Order Schr\\odinger Equation Whose Symbol Function is One Kind of Degenerate Polynomial  

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In this paper we investigated the point-wise time-space estimates of the fundamental solution for higher order Schr\\"odinger equation. These estimates improve the result of Yao [2] and generalize the one of Cui [1].

Myong-Jin Kim; Jin-Myong Kim

2013-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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[Major revisionposted 8/26/11] Operating Policy and Procedure  

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Programs a. TRS and ORP Overview Plan Design Public education employees employed in a position employed in public higher education are eligible to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) in lieu the employee and the state to make contributions to TRS and ORP based on a percentage of the employee's salary

Rock, Chris

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University Budget Office Report on Governor's Proposed Amendments and House and Senate Committee  

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contribution and eliminating the 3% salary increase. (Item 469, page 410) Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) Contributions ­ Governor reduces the annual employer contribution to ORPs from 10.4% to 8.5% (or up to 8.9% for higher education) for faculty and staff enrolled in an ORP and hired prior to July 1, 2010. House

Acton, Scott

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Perceptions of State Legislators and Higher Education Administrators Regarding Governmental Relations Efforts By Land-Grant, Research-Extensive and Major University Systems  

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Public university systems and institutions actively engage in legislative relations efforts with elected representatives who comprise state legislative bodies. Historically, the primary impetus for fostering legislative relations was to leverage appropriations. Funding issues remain an important component of higher education's interactions with legislators, in addition to the higher education policy decisions emanating from state capitols. This dissertation examines perceptions of state legislators and higher education administrators regarding government relations efforts by land-grand, research-extensive and major university systems. By utilizing semi-structured interviews with select state legislators and university administrators, this study explores the current state of practices utilized in legislative relations and summarizes "best practices" administrators may use in their efforts to maximize their work in the legislative process as it relates to higher education. Interviewing state legislators and university administrators falls into a category referred to as elite interviews. Such interviews are considered specialized in that they involve influential or prominent individuals and require carefully thought out approaches to arranging, conducting and recording the interview meetings. Qualitative interviewing techniques were utilized to explore the realm of higher education?s government relations efforts. Three major implications emerged in this study. First, the practice of legislative relations by university systems is as much art as science. No approach guarantees success, and the measurement of success is relative to the cultural, historical, political, and economic environment of a particular state. Second, state legislators' strongly encourage higher education to take a holistic view and moving beyond the traditional approach of each system or institution working solely in its own best interest. A third implication is that the structural rigidity and level of coordination in a system's government relations operation are reflective of the extent a system's goals supersede those of individual member institutions.

Avery, Richard Owen

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cloud-Ensemble Relations Based on the Gamma Probability Distribution for the Higher-Order Models of the Planetary Boundary Layer  

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This paper aims to develop and test a parameterization scheme for partial cloudiness, to be used in the framework of higher-order models of the turbulent planetary boundary layer. The proposed scheme is designed to be general enough and fairly ...

Philippe Bougeault

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of linear mixed-effect models for the analysis of exam scores: Online video associated with higher scores for undergraduate students with lower grades  

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In higher education, many of the new teaching interventions are introduced in the format of audio-visual files distributed through the Internet. A pedagogical tool consisting of questions listed as learning objectives and answers presented using online ... Keywords: BSc, CGPA, Exam scores, LME, Linear mixed-effect models, Molecular biology, NMP, NTP, Online videos, PPi, Undergraduate

JoséE Dupuis; JoséE Coutu; Odette Laneuville

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher order FE-FV method on unstructured grids for transport and two-phase flow with variable viscosity in heterogeneous porous media  

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This paper presents higher order methods for the numerical modeling of two-phase flow with simultaneous transport and adsorption of viscosifying species within the individual phases in permeable porous media. The numerical scheme presented addresses ... Keywords: Finite-element finite volume method, Flow in porous media, Monotone upwind scheme for conservation laws, Slope limiter, Transport, Unstructured grid

K. S. Schmid; S. Geiger; K. S. Sorbie

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a new doctoral program in Black Studies at The University of Texas at  

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The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a new doctoral program in Black Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, marking a first for the university, the state of Texas, and the American South is a historic moment for The University of Texas at Austin and for the state of Texas," said department Chair

Texas at Austin, University of

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This work presents an improved variant of the Direct Torque Control (DTC) for a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM). The improved DTC use a higher  

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Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM). The improved DTC use a higher number of voltage space vectors;Contents I Introduction 5 Chapter 1 Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor 6 1.1 Derivation of motor equations Voltage Source Inverter PMSM Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor 4 #12;I. Introduction Direct Torque

Johansson, Karl Henrik

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http://blogs.universitybusiness.com/[7/14/2010 2:35:58 PM] Higher Ed's Help with Oil Spill Response  

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called "Oil and Water: The Gulf Oil Spill of 2010" centering on the Gulf's history and ecologyUB Buzz http://blogs.universitybusiness.com/[7/14/2010 2:35:58 PM] Higher Ed's Help with Oil Spill and universities across the country have been getting their hands dirty with the Gulf Coast oil spill

Rock, Chris

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The Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels Higher energy costs over the past few years have created opportunities for the use of crops and crop residues  

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The Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels Higher energy costs over the past few years have Potential for Pennsylvania Crops as Biofuels 2 Soybeans Soybean acreage is on the increase in Pennsylvania For more information about using Pennsylvania crops as biofuels, contact: GREG ROTH PROFESSOR OF AGRONOMY

Lee, Dongwon

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West Virginia Higher Education Graduate  

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the importance of the energy sector to the state. The coal and natural gas sectors continued to post strong includes hotels, motels, restaurants, and bars. It also includes the gaming sector. #12;W.Va. Graduate

Mohaghegh, Shahab

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Alternative Energy for Higher Education  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This project provides educational opportunities creating both a teaching facility and center for public outreach. The facility is the largest solar array in Nebraska. It was designed to allow students to experience a variety of technologies and provide the public with opportunities for exposure to the implementation of an alternative energy installation designed for an urban setting. The project integrates products from 5 panel manufacturers (including monocrystalline, polycrystalline and thin film technologies) mounted on both fixed and tracking structures. The facility uses both micro and high power inverters. The majority of the system was constructed to serve as an outdoor classroom where panels can be monitored, tested, removed and replaced by students. As an educational facility it primarily serves students in the Creighton University and Metropolitan Community College, but it also provides broader educational opportunities. The project includes a real-time â??dashboardâ?ť and a historical database of the output of individual inverters and the corresponding meteorological data for researcher and student use. This allows the evaluation of both panel types and the feasibility of installation types in a region of the country subject to significant temperature, wind and precipitation variation.

Michael Cherney, PhD

2012-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Amorphous silicon photovoltaic devices prepared by chemical and photochemical vapor deposition of higher order silanes. Annual subcontract progress report, 1 September 1984-31 August 1985  

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This report describes the preparation of hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) films and photovoltaic devices by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) from higher order silanes and the properties of such films and devices. The research explored new deposition techniques that could produce a-Si:H superior to that achieved by the glow-discharge method. For example, the improvement could stem from ease of deposition (lower cost and/or better reproducibility), from material improvement (higher efficiency and/or better stability under illumination), or from innovative materials that improve device performance. Research focused on photo-CVD techniques; thermal CVD deemphasized. This report presents results for deposition by mercury-sensitized decomposition of disilane. These results indicate that this technique is a very promising alternative to the glow-discharge method.

Delahoy, A.E.; Ellis, F.B. Jr.

1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Amorphous silicon photovoltaic devices prepared by chemical and photochemical vapor deposition of higher order silanes. Technical progress report, 1 September 1984-28 February 1985  

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This report describes the preparation of hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) films and photovoltaic devices by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) from higher order silanes, and the properties of such films and devices. The research is directed at exploring new, improved deposition techniques to produce a-Si:H. The improvement could stem from ease of deposition (lower cost and/or better reproducibility), from material improvement (higher efficiency and/or better stability under illumination), or from innovative materials that improve device performance. Research efforts have focused, therefore, on photo-CVD techniques; thermal CVD has been emphasized. This report summarizes the properties of the experimental thermal CVD films and the reasons for terminating the research in this area. In addition, the results for deposition by mercury-sensitized decomposition of disilane are presented. These results indicate that this technique is a very promising alternative to the glow-discharge method.

Delahoy, A.E.; Ellis, F.B. Jr.

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observations of Co4+ in a Higher Spin State and the Increase in the Seebeck Coefficient of Thermoelectric Ca3Co4O9  

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Ca{sub 3}Co{sub 4}O{sub 9} has a unique structure that leads to exceptionally high thermoelectric transport. Here we report the achievement of a 27% increase in the room-temperature in-plane Seebeck coefficient of Ca{sub 3}Co{sub 4}O{sub 9} thin films. We combine aberration-corrected Z-contrast imaging, atomic-column resolved electron energy-loss spectroscopy, and density-functional calculations to show that the increase is caused by stacking faults with Co4+-ions in a higher spin state compared to that of bulk Ca{sub 3}Co{sub 4}O{sub 9}. The higher Seebeck coefficient makes the Ca{sub 3}Co{sub 4}O{sub 9} system suitable for many high temperature waste-heat-recovery applications.

Klie, Robert F [University of Illinois, Chicago; Qiao, Q. [University of Illinois, Chicago; Paulauskas, T. [University of Illinois, Chicago; Gulec, A. [University of Illinois, Chicago; Rebola, A. [University of Illinois, Chicago; Ogut, Serdar [University of Illinois, Chicago; Prange, Micah P [Vanderbilt University; Idrobo Tapia, Juan C [ORNL; Pantelides, Sokrates T. [Vanderbilt University; Kolesnik, S. [Northern Illinois University; Dabrowski, B. [Argonne National Laboratory (ANL); Ozdemir, M. [University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Boyraz, C. [University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Mazumdar, Dipanjan [University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa; Gupta, Dr. Arunava [University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An identification of policies and practices that hinder and facilitate the admission and retention of Hispanics in institutions of higher education  

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The purpose of this study was to identify policies and practices that impact the admission and retention of Hispanics in higher education. The study did this by identifying those policies and practices that are currently being used and that facilitate or hinder institutions of higher education in the recruitment, admission, retention, and graduation of students, particularly Hispanic students. The researcher utilized the Delphi method to conduct the study. This research method produces a consensus of opinion from a group of individuals identified as experts in a given field. Three structured surveys were conducted. Each round of surveys had two questionnaires: (a) policies and practices that positively or negatively impact the admission of Hispanics in higher education and (b) policies and practices that positively or negatively impact the retention of Hispanics in higher education. Conclusions The Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP) is negatively affecting Hispanic studentsÂ? admission into Texas colleges and universities. Further, it is affecting the retention of Hispanic students in Texas institutions. If students do poorly on the TASP, they are placed in remedial courses. Even though students successfully complete all remediation courses (even with AÂ?s & BÂ?s), if they do not pass the TASP after remediation, they cannot continue college level work. This causes many students to become discouraged and leave college. Although college test makers, such as the Educational Testing Service (ETS), state that the SAT should be used as an assessment instrument, many Texas collegeÂ?s continue to use it for admissions and awarding scholarships; both of which are contrary to test-makersÂ? recommendations. College admission tests are hindering the admission of Hispanic students into colleges and universities. Tuition costs, particularly where students depend heavily on loans, are keeping students from entering college, from continuing in college, and from pursuing graduate and post-graduate degrees.

Cantu, Linda Valdez

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An analysis of agricultural education faculty compensation systems  

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The American Federation of Teachers (2001) noted that to ensure all students are successful, teacher salaries must be commensurate with teacher performance. Studies, however, have shown this is not occurring. In order to recruit, retain, and reward the best agricultural education faculty, research on this topic is needed to ensure faculty are compensated fairly and compensation systems are aligned with merit, motivation, performance, retention, environmental and financial needs of educators. The purpose of this descriptive and correlational research was to examine agricultural education faculty perceptions of faculty compensation levels and compensation practices. Systematic sampling procedures were used to identify participants (N=196) for the study. 154 post-secondary agricultural education faculty members participated in the study. Faculty compensation level scores and compensation practice scores were computed and compared to personal characteristics. Over 60% of participants indicated their compensation level was too low. Overall, faculty compensation level scores tended to be negative. Faculty compensation level scores tended to increase when: faculty perceived interdepartmental salary to be fair; faculty perceived salary by rank to be similar at their university; faculty perceived internal equity of salaries at their department across rank; and faculty perceived salary by rank to be similar at other universities. Overall, faculty compensation practice scores tended to be negative. Faculty compensation practice scores tended to be higher when: yearly evaluations were conducted; counteroffers were considered; interdepartmental salary was fair; salary by rank was fair; and merit based pay systems were used. Recommendations for pay for performance are provided. Faculty members with low compensation level scores may also want to consider other employment opportunities, ask for a raise, or garner counteroffers. Recommendations for ensuring internal and external equity of salaries are provided. Administrators should not wait for problems to occur before attempting to align compensation practices with employee needs and performance. Failure to ensure internally and externally fair wages may result in increased frustration, low job satisfaction, and demotivation at best, and job-hopping, counteroffer hunting, resentment, and disruptions in the workplace at worse.

Wicks, Aaron-Marie

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A RIAF Interpretation for the Past Higher Activity of the Galactic Center Black Hole and the 511 keV Annihilation Emission  

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There are several lines of evidence that the super-massive black hole at the Galactic center had higher activities in the past than directly observed at present. Here I show that these lines of evidence can quantitatively and consistently be explained if the mean accretion rate during the past ~10^7 yrs has been ~10^{3-4} times higher than the current rate, by the picture of radiatively inefficient accretion flow (RIAF) and associated outflow that has been successfully applied to Sgr A*. I argue that this increased rate and its duration are theoretically reasonable in the Galactic center environment, while the accretion rate suddenly dropped about 300 years ago most likely because of the shell passage of the supernova remnant Sgr A East. The chance probability of witnessing Sgr A* in such a low state is not extremely small (~0.5%). The outflow energetics is sufficient to keep the hot (~8 keV) diffuse gas observed in the Galactic center region. Then, I show that a significant amount of positrons should have been created around the event horizon during the higher activity phase, and injected into interstellar medium by the outflow. The predicted positron production rate and propagation distance are close to those required to explain the observed 511 keV annihilation line emission from the Galactic bulge, giving a natural explanation for the large bulge-to-disk ratio of the emission. The expected injection energy into interstellar medium is about 1 MeV, which is also favorable as an explanation of the 511 keV line emission.

Tomonori Totani

2006-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Dosimetric parameters as predictive factors for biochemical control in patients with higher risk prostate cancer treated with Pd-103 and supplemental beam radiation  

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Purpose: To analyze the role of dosimetric quality parameters in maximizing cancer eradication in higher risk prostate cancer patients treated with palladium (Pd)-103 and supplemental beam radiation. Methods: One-hundred-seventy-nine patients treated with Pd-103 and supplemental beam radiation, with minimum 2 years follow-up prostate-specific antigen (PSA) values and posttreatment computed tomography scans were analyzed. Dosimetric parameters included the V100 (percent of the postimplant volume covered by the prescription dose), the D90 (the minimum dose that covered 90% of the post implant volume), and the treatment margins (the radial distance between the prostatic edge and the prescription isodose). Treatment margins (TMs) were calculated using premarket software. Results: Freedom from biochemical failure was 79% at 3 years, with 92 of the 179 patients (51%) followed beyond 3 years. In comparing patients who did or did not achieve biochemical control, the most striking differences were in biologic factors of pretreatment PSA and Gleason score. The V100, D90, and average TM all showed nonsignificant trends to higher values in patients with biochemical control. In multivariate analysis of each of the three dosimetric parameters against PSA and Gleason score, TM showed the strongest correlation with biochemical control (p = 0.19). Conclusions: For patients with intermediate and high-risk prostate cancer treated with Pd-103 brachytherapy and external beam radiation, biologic factors (PSA and Gleason score) were the most important determinants of cancer eradication. However, there is a trend to better outcomes among patients with higher quality implant parameters, suggesting that attention to implant quality will maximize the likelihood of cure.

Orio, Peter [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States); Radiation Oncology, Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, WA (United States); Wallner, Kent [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States) and Radiation Oncology, Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, WA (United States) and Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA (United States)]. E-mail: kent.Wallner@med.va.gov; Merrick, Gregory [Schiffler Cancer Center, Wheeling, WV (United States); Herstein, Andrew [Radiation Oncology, Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, WA (United States); Mitsuyama, Paul [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States); Radiation Oncology, Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, WA (United States); Thornton, Ken [Varian Medical Systems, Charlottesville, VA (United States); Butler, Wayne [Schiffler Cancer Center, Wheeling, WV (United States); Sutlief, Steven [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (United States); Radiation Oncology, Puget Sound Health Care System, Department of Veterans Affairs, Seattle, WA (United States)

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Pennsylvania State University Confined Space Entry Program and Procedures  

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Mechanical/Electrical Compactor Dumpsters Mechanical/Dangerous Air Cooling Towers Mechanical/Dangerous Air/Electrical/Dangerous Air 2 Chimney Mechanical/Dangerous Air Compactor Dumpsters Mechanical/Dangerous Air Cooling Towers Dumpsters Mechanical/Dangerous Air Cooling Towers Mechanical/Dangerous Air Crawl Spaces Mechanical

Yener, Aylin

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Motor Gasoline Blending Components Imports by Area of Entry  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Crude oil includes ...

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Finished Motor Gasoline Imports by Area of Entry  

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-No Data Reported; --= Not Applicable; NA = Not Available; W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data. Notes: Crude oil includes ...

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Adapting dynamically neighbourhood table entry lifetime in wireless sensor networks  

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-Kassem$ and Nathalie Mitton $ Universit´e de Lyon, INRIA, INSA-Lyon, CITI, INRIA Lille-Nord Europe, Univ. Lille 1 (e.g. seaport operations and goods movements), nuclear reactor control, fire detection, land slide of each other. The initial state in a sensor network is a collection of nodes that are unaware of each

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) - Obtaining Entry...  

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CNMS user project. Countries that are State Sponsors of Terrorism click to view Cuba Iran Sudan Syria (defined by the U.S. Department of State) Important Information for Users...

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CONFIRMATION OF COST SHARING OR MATCHING COMMITMENT Data Entry Date  

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MATCHING PROJECT DIRECTOR NAME COST SHARING DEPARTMENT AWARD PERIOD PROJECT TITLE PARTICIPATION OF SUNY = Project Director; C = Co-Project Director; Blank = Other Participant OTHER SUNY COSTS: Please indicate any other commitment of SUNY COSTS such as supplies, etc. OTHER COSTS DERIVED FROM NON-SUNY SOURCES: Project

Krovi, Venkat

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ENTRY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: The Case of Post-Communist Russia  

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Paper prepared for a special issue of Journal des Economistes et des Etudes Humaines (2001). We thank John Robert Subrick for helpful comments on an earlier version. 1 Entrepreneurial effectiveness is measured by the movement of economic actors – their alertness to opportunities for mutual gain, and their sense of when and where to enter and exit a market. Consumers send signals to entrepreneurs, signaling when it is demanded that they enter or exit the market. Markets are measured by both quantitative and qualitative parameters. The size of the market matters, but so does the ability of the market to work, that is, to send clear signals to participants. Our purpose is to examine the Russian market’s quantity and quality. How many producers and consumers are getting together is one part of the puzzle. The larger part of our story is how well they are able to make deals. The Russian economic system has been a state of continual turmoil and reform for over a century, making it difficult for business to develop as the political, legal, and economic foundation continually shifts. The beginning of the 20th century saw Russia struggling to change its economic system from feudalism to mercantilism under the Czars. World War I ended with Russia in the midst of transforming its economic and political system into the world’s first full-fledged communist system. The

Peter J. Boettke; Bridget I. Butkevich

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A general entry to C7-borono indole derivatives  

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The development of a methodology to access C7 pinacolatoboron substituted indole derivatives is described. It has been applied to indole, tryptophan, and tryptamine derivatives. Further functionalization to a C7 phenolic ...

Fenton, Owen S. (Owen Shea)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summaries of First Six Catalog of Standards Entries  

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... Utilities, energy service providers and manufacturers will also ... in electric vehicles (PEVs)—vehicles that promise ... to plug in an electric vehicle, and it ...

2011-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Little Ben: The Ben Franklin Racing Team's Entry in the  

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Racing Team was able to construct "Little Ben," a drive-by-wire Toyota Prius with an array of onboard Prius hybrid vehicle modified for drive-by-wire operation with an onboard array of sensors and computers

Spletzer, John R.

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Gesture identification based on zone entry and axis crossing  

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Hand gesture interfaces have been proposed as an alternative to the remote controller, and products with such interfaces have appeared in the market. We propose the vision-based unicursal gesture interface (VUGI) as an extension of our unicursal gesture ...

Ryosuke Aoki; Yutaka Karatsu; Masayuki Ihara; Atsuhiko Maeda; Minoru Kobayashi; Shingo Kagami

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy Announces First Entry for Market- Driven...  

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Skip to main content Energy.gov Find information about your town or city. GO Search form Search link to facebook link to twitter Email Signup Sign up for updates Go Energy.gov...

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Many exterior entry and walkway lights in residential and commercial  

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. E N V I R O N M E N T A L L Y S O U N D A N D E N E R G Y E F F I C I E N T #12;Hotel/motel staff, contractors, and utility staff can use the information on this system. Key next steps inc