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Save Money with LED Holiday Light Strings | Department of Energy  

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Money with LED Holiday Light Strings Money with LED Holiday Light Strings Save Money with LED Holiday Light Strings December 1, 2009 - 11:19am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL It's hard to believe, but the holidays are in full swing and many of you are starting to decorate your homes. Those of you who started around Halloween are probably feeling pretty smart because you got your decorating done while the weather was nice. I see you there, snacking on your Thanksgiving leftovers, laughing at me shivering in the cold and struggling to undo the knot in my lights. Don't look so smug. Those of us who haven't started decorating yet may actually be the smart ones this year, because we still have a chance to buy LED light strings. LED (or light emitting diode) light strings can use 90% less energy than

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LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! | Department of Energy  

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Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! November 23, 2010 - 6:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL This week brings a day that many people look forward to all year-and I'm not talking about Thanksgiving, or Black Friday. I'm talking about that magical day when it's finally okay to drag the dusty boxes from the basement or attic, to lovingly sort and display your decorations, to untangle your light strings and set up the stepladder, all in anticipation of one glorious moment: Dad's annual trip to the emergency room. I kid (and sincerely hope that's not your yearly ritual), but in addition to safety when hanging your lights this year, I hope you'll think about something else: efficiency.

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LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! | Department of Energy  

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LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! December 2, 2010 - 4:34pm Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs Ed. Note cross posted from the Energy Savers Blog. Written by Allison Casey This week brings a day that many people look forward to all year -- and I'm not talking about Thanksgiving, or Black Friday. I'm talking about that magical day when it's finally okay to drag the dusty boxes from the basement or attic, to lovingly sort and display your decorations, to untangle your light strings and set up the stepladder, all in anticipation of one glorious moment: Dad's annual trip to the emergency room. I kid (and sincerely hope that's not your yearly ritual), but in addition

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What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? | Department of Energy  

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What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? December 23, 2010 - 6:30am Addthis This year, we've been encouraging people to switch to LED light strings for their holiday decorations. With the many options for shapes, colors, and sizes, people are discovering that they like or dislike various aspects of the lights. One of the biggest things to like, of course, is the major energy savings, but some folks have also discovered that the lights have a slightly different color or reflect off of ornaments in a different way. Change can be difficult, especially when we've been seeing the same types of decorations for so many years, but we hope that you've made the switch and are enjoying the savings and festivity that LED lights can add to your

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What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? | Department of Energy  

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Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? December 23, 2010 - 6:30am Addthis This year, we've been encouraging people to switch to LED light strings for their holiday decorations. With the many options for shapes, colors, and sizes, people are discovering that they like or dislike various aspects of the lights. One of the biggest things to like, of course, is the major energy savings, but some folks have also discovered that the lights have a slightly different color or reflect off of ornaments in a different way. Change can be difficult, especially when we've been seeing the same types of decorations for so many years, but we hope that you've made the switch and are enjoying the savings and festivity that LED lights can add to your

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Have You Used LED Light Strings? | Department of Energy  

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LED Light Strings? LED Light Strings? Have You Used LED Light Strings? December 3, 2009 - 7:30am Addthis This week, you read about LED holiday light strings, which can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light strings. You may even be able to save on the initial costs with rebates from stores or your utility; check to find out what's being offered in your area. Have you used LED light strings? Tell us what you think of them. Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Save Money with LED Holiday Light Strings Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays Choosing Energy-Saving Lighting Products Saves You Money

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South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday  

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South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday Lights South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday Lights December 20, 2011 - 1:12pm Addthis Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C. Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C. Eric Escudero Eric Escudero Senior Public Affairs Specialist & Contractor, Golden Field Office What does this mean for me? LED holiday lights reduce energy usage by 90 percent when compared to traditional incandescent lights. A South Carolina community is proving that energy efficiency can improve the holidays by reducing energy and maintenance costs, thanks to its new

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South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday  

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South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday Lights South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday Lights December 20, 2011 - 1:12pm Addthis Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C. Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C. Eric Escudero Eric Escudero Senior Public Affairs Specialist & Contractor, Golden Field Office What does this mean for me? LED holiday lights reduce energy usage by 90 percent when compared to traditional incandescent lights. A South Carolina community is proving that energy efficiency can improve the holidays by reducing energy and maintenance costs, thanks to its new

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Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays | Department of Energy  

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Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays Tips to Save Energy During the Holidays December 2, 2008 - 1:33pm Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL The winter holiday season has officially begun, and with it comes the frenzy of decorating, holiday gatherings, gift buying, and errand running. Don't let your energy-saving efforts fall by the wayside amid all the festivities; the tips below will help you save energy and money even as you celebrate. Use LED Holiday Lights LED-or light-emitting diode-holiday lights are much more efficient than traditional incandescent lights. While the initial purchase price of LED light strings is higher, consider the cost of running each type of light string for 12 hours per day for 40 days: Type of Light Electricity Cost *

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Estimated Savings from Turning Off Unnecessary Lights at the Langford Architecture Center During the 1996 Christmas Holidays  

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During the 1996 Christmas holidays the College of Architecture initiated a trial program to turn off unnecessary lights during unoccupied periods. This effort targeted the unnecessary lights in all studios, classrooms, labs and offices. Had those...

Soebarto, V. I.; Haberl, J. S.; Degelman, L. O.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping | Department of Energy  

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Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping January 10, 2012 - 4:31pm Addthis Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory Ah, January. It's still cold and it's still dark all the time, but now all the cheerful Christmas lights have come down so there's nothing to break up the monotony. What's there to do? Well, while it's a little late now, you might want to go do some post-holiday holiday shopping. Yes, I know. That sounds insane. Everyone is thoroughly sick of holiday shopping. You've spent enough money already. I know. But I was out wandering through the stores during the first week of January when I happened to pass by heavily discounted holiday products. And in that great wasteland of 50% off products and half-empty shelves, I found a vast

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Berkeley Lab Holiday Schedule  

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24, 2014 Christmas Eve Holiday Thursday, December 25, 2014 Christmas Holiday Friday, December 26, 2014 Administrative Holiday ** Monday, December 29, 2014 Vacation day or...

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Holiday Crime Prevention Tips  

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when exterior Christmas light extension cords are run inside through a window and prevent it from being grinches. #12;Holiday Crime Prevention Tips Nothing can ruin the Christmas spirit faster than becoming Christmas tree and gifts in the front window so its easily visible from the street. Its too tempting

Hardy, Christopher R.

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Holiday Foods.  

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28 28 2 2trJ 29 29 2" ~ .____./ 30 30 30 30 30 HOLIDAY FOODS Frances L. Reasonover and Mary K. Sweeten* The flavor , color, temperature and texture of foods enhance holiday occasions. However, in addition to attractiveness and taste... and almond extract. Serves 75 to 100. APRICOT PUNCH 2 large cans of apricots put through a sieve, or 2 large cans apricot nectar 4 cups orange juice 2 cups lemon juice 1 quart ginger ale 1 1/2 gallons lime or orange sherbet Sweetener may be added...

Reasonover, Frances L.; Sweeten, Mary K.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Top 5 Things You Didn't Know About Holiday Lights | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

product used in outdoor street and parking lot lighting. While small, this chip is the heart of the light and as of June 2012 was brighter than a 60-watt light bulb. | Photo...

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Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips | Department of Energy  

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Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips December 19, 2012 - 10:36am Addthis Using LED lights for your holiday decorations can save you energy and money. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/peterspiro Using LED lights for your holiday decorations can save you energy and money. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/peterspiro Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? You can save money on your holiday lighting while still enjoying a decorated household. With holidays almost upon us and home decorating to do, costs and energy savings should be on the brain. So as you put the finishing touches on that giant lighting display, be sure to read these energy-efficient holiday

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Holiday Gift Drive  

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Holiday Gift Drive Holiday Gift Drive Holiday Gift Drive Every year, Laboratory employees help fulfill the holiday wishes of children and seniors in our communities. In 2012, our employees helped more than 1,030 Northern New Mexico children, senior citizens and families have a brighter holiday season. September 16, 2013 Every holiday season, employees of Los Alamos National Laboratory donate and distribute gifts to families in need throughout Northern New Mexico. Contacts Giving Drives Ed Vigil Community Programs Office (505) 665-9205 Email Giving Drives Enrique Trujillo Community Programs Office (505) 665-6384 Email Helping New Mexico families feel the holiday spirit The 2013 campaign runs from November 21-December 18. 2012 Holiday Gift Drive partners Boys and Girls Club Del Norte (Abiquiu Site)

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Holiday Food Drive  

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Food Drive Food Drive Holiday Food Drive During the recent holiday food drive, employees donated enough food to provide about 23,604 holiday meals for Northern New Mexico families. More than 432 frozen turkeys were donated this year by employees and other donors during 'Bring a Turkey to Work Day,' an annual Lab event that takes places Thanksgiving week. September 16, 2013 LANL employees organize food for the Holiday Food Drive. Contacts Giving Drives Ed Vigil Community Programs Office (505) 665-9205 Email Giving Drives Enrique Trujillo Community Programs Office (505) 665-6384 Email Helping feed Northern New Mexico families Community partners The Food Depot (Santa Fe) Del Norte Credit Union Smith's Food and Drug Giving Holiday Food Drive Holiday Gift Drive LANL Laces Los Alamos Employees' Scholarship Fund

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Fuel Cell Powers Up Festivities at Secretary Chu's Holiday Party |  

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Fuel Cell Powers Up Festivities at Secretary Chu's Holiday Party Fuel Cell Powers Up Festivities at Secretary Chu's Holiday Party Fuel Cell Powers Up Festivities at Secretary Chu's Holiday Party December 16, 2011 - 11:25am Addthis A clean, efficient fuel cell powered the tree lights at the 2011 Energy Department holiday party. | Energy Department file photo. A clean, efficient fuel cell powered the tree lights at the 2011 Energy Department holiday party. | Energy Department file photo. Sunita Satyapal Program Manager, Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technology Program How does it work? Fuel cells work like batteries, but they do not run down or need recharging. They produce electricity and heat as long as fuel is supplied. Employees at the Energy Department's annual holiday party were greeted with many familiar sights - festive decorations, sugar cookies, and a

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Holiday Gifts for Energy Efficiency | Department of Energy  

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Holiday Gifts for Energy Efficiency Holiday Gifts for Energy Efficiency Holiday Gifts for Energy Efficiency December 18, 2013 - 3:58pm Addthis Energy-efficient light bulbs can make great energy-saving stocking stuffers. Energy-efficient light bulbs can make great energy-saving stocking stuffers. Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy How can I participate? Look for these energy-saving gifts while doing your holiday shopping this year. As the days get colder and shopping becomes a holiday pastime, it's a great opportunity to think about efficiency and savings (and that doesn't just mean rationing wrapping paper). With that in mind, I've drawn up a list of energy-efficient holiday gifts for your energy-conscious loved ones. With these gifts, your carbon footprint and home electric bill could

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NERSC Holiday Schedule  

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NERSC NERSC Holiday Schedule NERSC Holiday Schedule December 20, 2013 by Francesca Verdier (0 Comments) All NERSC computing and storage systems will remain in full operation throughout the holiday season (Tuesday December 24 through Wednesday January 1). From Tuesday December 24 through Wednesday January 1, NERSC Consulting and Account Support services will be available *only* on Friday December 27 and Monday December 30, from 8:00 to 5:00 Pacific Time. Normal Consulting and Account Support schedules will resume on Thursday, January 2. As always, critical system problems may be reported at any time to NERSC Operations at 1-800-666-3772, menu option 1, or 1-510-486-6821. You should also contact Operations if you need to have your password reset (or login failures cleared) over the holidays.

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It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays! | Department of Energy  

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It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays! It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays! It's Finally Time to Think about the Holidays! December 5, 2012 - 12:13pm Addthis Using LED holiday lights is just one of the ways that you can save energy and money this holiday season. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/AvailableLight Using LED holiday lights is just one of the ways that you can save energy and money this holiday season. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/AvailableLight Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory What are the key facts? You can learn more ways to save energy and money through old Energy Saver blog posts. Last month, I was absolutely determined to keep away from the topic of Christmas LED lights because Thanksgiving hadn't even happened yet. And I

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Solar Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display | Department of Energy  

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Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display Solar Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display December 21, 2011 - 2:58pm Addthis This is part of the holiday light display at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania's Brandwine Valley. This year, they commissioned an American-made 1.2 megawatt, 10.7-acre solar field as part of their goal to generate three megawatts of renewable energy by 2018. | Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens/W. Hill This is part of the holiday light display at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania's Brandwine Valley. This year, they commissioned an American-made 1.2 megawatt, 10.7-acre solar field as part of their goal to generate three megawatts of renewable energy by 2018. | Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens/W. Hill Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs

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Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport  

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Holiday Inn Chicago ­ Midway Airport Holiday Inn Chicago ­ Midway Airport 6624 S. Cicero Avenue of arrival. Holiday Inn Chicago Midway Airport is located just ten miles from downtown Chicago and offers complimentary 24 hour airport shuttle service to and from Midway Airport. The hotel offers amenities

Pritchard, Jonathan

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Light-like tachyon condensation in Open String Field Theory  

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We use open string field theory to study the dynamics of unstable branes in the bosonic string theory, in the background of a generic linear dilaton. We find a simple exact solution describing a dynamical interpolation between the perturbative vacuum and the recently discovered nonperturbative tachyon vacuum. In our solution, the open string tachyon increases exponentially along a null direction, after which nonlinearities set in and cause the solution to asymptote to a static state. In particular, the wild oscillations of the open string fields which plague the time-like rolling tachyon solution are entirely absent. Our model thus represents the first example proving that the true tachyon vacuum of open string field theory can be realized as the endpoint of a dynamical transition from the perturbative vacuum.

Simeon Hellerman; Martin Schnabl

2008-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting | Department of Energy  

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A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting June 16, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis John Lippert Just when consumers started getting familiar with the spiral ice-cream cone-shaped and prong-shaped compact fluorescents (CFLs), along comes LED lighting, a solid-state lighting (SSL) solution. Some experts are predicting that solid-state lighting is set to turn the current lighting industry on its head, and perhaps in the not-too-distant future make the century-old incandescent light bulb go the way of the dinosaur. Many consumers have been saving money and helping the environment for years by using LED lights during the holidays. These light strings use 75% less energy than conventional (i.e., incandescent) light strings. ENERGY STAR decorative light strings are independently tested to meet strict lifetime

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A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting | Department of Energy  

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A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting A Rising Star: Solid-State Lighting June 16, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis John Lippert Just when consumers started getting familiar with the spiral ice-cream cone-shaped and prong-shaped compact fluorescents (CFLs), along comes LED lighting, a solid-state lighting (SSL) solution. Some experts are predicting that solid-state lighting is set to turn the current lighting industry on its head, and perhaps in the not-too-distant future make the century-old incandescent light bulb go the way of the dinosaur. Many consumers have been saving money and helping the environment for years by using LED lights during the holidays. These light strings use 75% less energy than conventional (i.e., incandescent) light strings. ENERGY STAR decorative light strings are independently tested to meet strict lifetime

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Countdown to the Thanksgiving Holiday  

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Food Safety While Hiking, Camping Food Safety While Hiking, Camping & Boating Food Safety Information United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service USDA Photo Countdown to the Thanksgiving Holiday A s Thanksgiving approaches, cooking the traditional turkey dinner gives rise to anxieties and questions. What kind of turkey should I buy? Should I buy a frozen turkey or a fresh one? How do I store my turkey? A few simple steps will not only ease your holiday fears, but will ensure a delicious and a safe meal for you, your family, and your friends. The following information may help you prepare your special Thanksgiving meal and help you countdown to the holiday. Plan Ahead Plan your menu several weeks before the holiday. Shopping early will ease the countdown tension for

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Helping make the holidays happier  

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Helping Make The Holidays Happier Helping Make The Holidays Happier Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Helping make the holidays happier This year's LANL food drive collected enough donations to provide 11,600 meals for those in need. January 1, 2013 dummy image Read our archives Contacts Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email The contributions by employees included 164 turkeys that added up to a total of 8,700 pounds of food. This year's LANL food drive collected enough donations to provide 11,600 meals for those in need. The contributions by Lab employees and contractors included 164 turkeys that added up to a total of 8,700 pounds of food. The Laboratory employees' and contractors' food donations were distributed

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Save Energy on Appliances this Holiday Season  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Before the holiday shopping mayhem begins, take a look at Energy Saver's tips for finding the most energy efficient appliances.

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Holiday Homes and Sustainable Tourism Planning  

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Holiday Homes and Sustainable Tourism Planning in Northern Jutland TEMPUS SEMINAR 27 April 2011 overnight stays and 56% of all foreigners The Danish Holiday Home #12;The Danish Holiday Home - Owners · The typical owner: Middle age (45+) / elderly No children living at home · Space-time Distance Danish

Hansen, René Rydhof

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Winter and Holiday Safety  

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Source: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons HOME HOME HOME HOME Do not drink and decorate. Inspect, properly set up, and position ladders. Use a step stool instead of furniture. Be mindful of rearranged furniture. Minimize clutter. LUGGAGE LUGGAGE LUGGAGE LUGGAGE Pack light. Use proper lifting techniques. Do not rush when lifting or carrying heavy suitcases or packages. Take care when placing luggage in overhead compartments. WINTER SPORTS WINTER SPORTS WINTER SPORTS WINTER SPORTS Warm up muscles. Wear appropriate protective gear. Know and abide by winter sports rules. Keep equipment in good working condition and use properly. If you or someone else experiences hypothermia, immediately seek shelter and medical attention.

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Holiday Shopping and Electric Vehicles | GE Global Research  

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Infrastructure Research: Holiday Shopping & Electric Vehicles Infrastructure Research: Holiday Shopping & Electric Vehicles Jigar Shah 2014.12.03 With Thanksgiving behind us in the...

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Maximum Vacation Carryover Balance & Upcoming Holiday Shutdown...  

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24, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015 for the annual holiday shutdown. The Lab will resume normal business operations on Monday, January 5, 2015. As a reminder, December 24, 25,...

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Memorial Day Weekend Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Products |  

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Memorial Day Weekend Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Memorial Day Weekend Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Products Memorial Day Weekend Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Products < Back Eligibility General Public/Consumer Savings Category Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Air conditioners: price of less than $6,000; Refrigerators: price of less than $2,000; No limit on total purchases. Program Info Start Date 05/2008 State Texas Program Type Sales Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 100% of sales and use tax (6.25% - 8.25% depending on local jurisdiction) Provider Comptroller of Public Accounts Purchases of certain energy-efficient products during Memorial Day weekend are exempt from the state sales and use tax.* This amounts to a three-day

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Dear Extension Friends, December brings warm feelings and holiday cheer, but can also  

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to yours, have a wonderful holiday season! Best Regards, Alicia R. Lamborn Horticulture Extension Agent Environmental Horticulture Club's 18th Annual Poinsettia Fundraiser will be held at Fifield Hall on Hull Road be reduced somewhat. Drastic changes in amount of light, jumps in temperature and too much water can cause

Watson, Craig A.

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SEP Success Story: Solar Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday...  

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SEP Success Story: Solar Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display SEP Success Story: Solar Field Powers Historic Garden Holiday Display December 21, 2011 - 1:26pm Addthis This...

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Reduce Waste and Save Energy this Holiday Season | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Reduce Waste and Save Energy this Holiday Season Reduce Waste and Save Energy this Holiday Season December 5, 2014 - 9:55am Addthis Wrap your gifts with recycled paper to reduce...

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Happy Holidays! Oldest and Large~t'  

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racial discrimination in "any program or activity receiv- ing. Federal financial assistance." MITHappy Holidays! MIT's Oldest and Large~t' Newspaper The Weather Today: Sunny, 3soF (2°C). Tonight Research Assistant Rutledge Ellis- Behnke, who has been spear- heading the project. Students get trial

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Inside this issue: Green Holiday Tips 2  

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Inside this issue: Message 1 Green Holiday Tips 2 Real vs. Fake Tree 3 Semester wrap up: Energy a record number of CFL bulbs being distributed in the living residences, had another great energy campaign such as compost bins, bird feeders, energy/water saving appliances, bikes or bus passes make great gifts! Make

Kidd, William S. F.

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Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances  

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In November 2007, Maryland enacted legislation creating a sales and use tax "holiday" for certain energy-efficient appliances, beginning in 2011. Under the law, qualifying appliances purchased...

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Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) |  

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

Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) Sales Tax Exemption for Energy-Efficient Products (Sales Tax Holiday) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info Start Date 3/23/2007 Expiration Date 7/1/2017 State Virginia Program Type Sales Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 100% exemption from state sales and use tax Provider Virginia Department of Taxation Virginia allows a four-day sales tax exemption on Energy Star products of $2,500 or less per product, purchased for non-commercial home or personal use. Beginning in 2007, the 100% exemption from the state sales and use tax applies to sales occurring during the four-day period that commencing

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Holiday Message from the Administrator | National Nuclear Security  

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Holiday Message from the Administrator | National Nuclear Security Holiday Message from the Administrator | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > Holiday Message from the Administrator Holiday Message from the Administrator Posted By Thomas D'Agostino, NNSA Administrator With the holiday season upon us, I hope you will be able to spend time with

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Holiday Message from the Administrator | National Nuclear Security  

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Holiday Message from the Administrator | National Nuclear Security Holiday Message from the Administrator | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > Holiday Message from the Administrator Holiday Message from the Administrator Posted By Thomas D'Agostino, NNSA Administrator With the holiday season upon us, I hope you will be able to spend time with

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Energy Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia | Department of Energy  

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Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia Energy Saving Holiday Kitchen Trivia November 20, 2012 - 4:08pm Addthis Did you know that your dishwasher can be used as an oven in emergencies? | Photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, NREL. Did you know that your dishwasher can be used as an oven in emergencies? | Photo courtesy of Chris Gunn, NREL. Erik Hyrkas Erik Hyrkas Media Relations Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What does this mean for me? Knowing which kitchen appliances are most efficient can save you money this holiday season. Cooking is an important part of the holiday season. Food brings people together in ways many material gifts cannot. But with winter temperatures creeping in, electricity savings are something to keep in mind, especially

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NNSA Employees give back this holiday season | National Nuclear Security  

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Employees give back this holiday season | National Nuclear Security Employees give back this holiday season | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > NNSA Employees give back this holiday season NNSA Employees give back this holiday season Posted By Office of Public Affairs NNSA celebrates the contributions of the men and women working across the

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Horvath,Jessica Subject: Behavior change regarding holidays  

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handbook (Section 5.5) at http://www.cemml.colostate.edu/employees/assets/pdf/handbook.pdf. 1) FOLLOW example, the federal schedule observes Columbus Day as a holiday, whereas the CSU calendar does not

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LED Lights for All Occasions | Department of Energy  

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

Lights for All Occasions Lights for All Occasions LED Lights for All Occasions November 15, 2012 - 1:15pm Addthis With such a variety of lights available, LEDs are a perfect choice for holiday lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Birzio With such a variety of lights available, LEDs are a perfect choice for holiday lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/Birzio Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory What does this mean for me? Energy-efficient LED lights can be used to save money while decorating this holiday season. The topic of lighting is no stranger to the Energy Saver blog. And energy-efficient lights--and particularly LEDs--are one of those wonderful things that come up a lot around the holidays, since there are so many wonderful ways to use them. But it's still too early to talk about

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How Do Holiday Lights Work? | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

this up -- the male end of the wire. Normally, the fuse is accessible through a small plastic door in the plug that can be opened and closed for replacing the fuse. As the...

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#tipsEnergy: How to Save Energy During the Holidays | Department...  

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to Save Energy During the Holidays tipsEnergy: How to Save Energy During the Holidays December 21, 2012 - 2:20pm Addthis Rebecca Matulka Rebecca Matulka Former Digital...

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What Dr Venter did on his holidays: exploration, hacking, entrepreneurship in the narratives of the Sorcerer II expedition  

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his holidays: exploration, hacking, entrepreneurship in thewith his ideas for DNA hacking, which he has presented

Delfanti, Alessandro; Castelfranchi, Yurij; Pitrelli, Nico

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tax Information Publication -2014 New Energy Star and WaterSense Products Sales Tax Holiday 1 2014 Sales Tax Holiday for  

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, 2014. For a list of qualifying items, scan this QR code. Qualifying Energy Star Products · Air purifierTax Information Publication - 2014 New Energy Star and WaterSense Products Sales Tax Holiday 1 2014 Sales Tax Holiday for New Energy Star and WaterSense Products September 19 through September 21, 2014

Florida, University of

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Holiday Heights, New Jersey: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

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Holiday Heights, New Jersey: Energy Resources Holiday Heights, New Jersey: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Equivalent URI DBpedia Coordinates 39.9459512°, -74.2540324° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.9459512,"lon":-74.2540324,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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EM Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Team's Holiday Spirit Shines | Department  

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

EM Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Team's Holiday Spirit Shines EM Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Team's Holiday Spirit Shines EM Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Team's Holiday Spirit Shines December 23, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Aspen Cass, a relative of an EM Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) employee, holds donated coats with Farok Sharif (left), president and project manager of Nuclear Waste Partnership, the WIPP management and operating contractor, and Joe Franco, manager of CBFO. Aspen Cass, a relative of an EM Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) employee, holds donated coats with Farok Sharif (left), president and project manager of Nuclear Waste Partnership, the WIPP management and operating contractor, and Joe Franco, manager of CBFO. The clothing drive’s organizers — Margaret Gee (left), Yolanda Navarrete (center) and Dana Dorr — hold up some of the donated coats before providing them to Carlsbad area schools. Gee is with CBFO and Navarrete and Dorr are with Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP). NWP's Yolanda Salmon, another drive organizer, is not pictured.

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Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You  

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

Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year! Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year! December 12, 2012 - 11:40am Addthis When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090. When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090. Erin Connealy Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Look for the ENERGY STAR® label to find energy-efficient appliances. It's the holiday season, which is a perfect time to find a great deal on

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SRR Staff Send the Holidays to Soldiers Overseas | Department of Energy  

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

SRR Staff Send the Holidays to Soldiers Overseas SRR Staff Send the Holidays to Soldiers Overseas SRR Staff Send the Holidays to Soldiers Overseas December 21, 2012 - 11:49am Addthis Staffers fill holiday boxes for soldiers overseas. Staffers fill holiday boxes for soldiers overseas. A request for razors from a U.S. Army private serving in Afghanistan transformed into a full-scale holiday gift rescue operation by employees of the Savannah River Site's liquid waste contractor, Savannah River Remediation (SRR). The soldier's stepmom helped rally the "troops" in her office to send him and other soldiers some Christmas cheer. "My stepson's unit is responsible for protecting an Army base far from any city and in a mountainous area of Afghanistan," the SRR Finance and Business Administration employee told her colleagues. "We would get

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Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You  

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

Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year! Buying an Appliance this Holiday Season? ENERGY STAR Products will Save You Money and Energy All Year! December 12, 2012 - 11:40am Addthis When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090. When shopping for appliances or electronics for the holidays, look for the ENERGY STAR® and EnergyGuide labels. | Photo by Dennis Schroeder, NREL 22090. Erin Connealy Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Look for the ENERGY STAR® label to find energy-efficient appliances. It's the holiday season, which is a perfect time to find a great deal on

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How do You Save Energy During the Holidays? | Department of Energy  

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

do You Save Energy During the Holidays? do You Save Energy During the Holidays? How do You Save Energy During the Holidays? December 20, 2011 - 9:03am Addthis Between family vacations, shopping, and cooking extravagant meals, energy conservation isn't usually at the top our list of things to do during the holiday season. But there are plenty of ways to save money & energy even now by doing little - and even fun - things to reduce our utility bills and use less energy overall. This week, Amanda showed us how she saves money and avoids single-use wrapping paper by creatively wrapping Christmas presents in found items such as grocery ads, magazine pages, and used packing paper. Saving doesn't have to stop there - you can also reduce your energy use during the holidays by: Following some of our past holiday kitchen cooking tips

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Happy Holidays from Clemson December 2003 211 Woodfarm Lane, Seneca, SC 29678  

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and Family, Another exciting year has come and gone and as usual I'm the only one ready for Christmas. Mom ornaments, cat light strings, and candles in the shape of fire hydrants. Next, I will bake traditional dog biscuit cookies and prepare a lamb and rice feast for Christmas Eve. Finally, we will have a traditional

Childress, Michael J.

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Chancellor Blumenthal & his wife, Kelly Weisberg, cordially invite you to a Holiday Gathering & Campus Celebration  

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Chancellor Blumenthal & his wife, Kelly Weisberg, cordially invite you to a Holiday Gathering; UCSC Student #12;El Canciller Blumenthal y su esposa, Kelly Weisberg, lo invitan cordialmente

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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EECBG Success Story: South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season...  

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

20, 2011 - 2:33pm Addthis Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C. Carolers sing in front...

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Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances | Department of Energy  

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Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances < Back Eligibility General Public/Consumer Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Heating Water Heating Maximum Rebate None, but sale price limited to $1,500 per appliance Program Info Start Date 08/28/2008 State Missouri Program Type Sales Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 100% sales tax exemption Provider Missouri Department of Revenue The state of Missouri offers consumers a seven-day ''exemption from state sales taxes'' on certain Energy Star certified new appliances. The state sales tax holiday, known as the "Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday", applies to Energy Star certified appliances up to $1,500 in price intended for

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After the oil boom: The holiday ends in the gulf  

SciTech Connect

The most unmanageable risk facing American interests in the Persian Gulf is the slow but sure decay of the economic and political structure of the United States` key regional allies. They are the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states: Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). External threats to these friendly governments and the direct risks to the continued flow of oil has blinded Washington to the end of these countries 20-year holiday from politics and economics. The holiday from economics was characterized by, among other syndromes, the lack of binding budget constraints, which reduced and sometimes even eliminated the need to set spending priorities and allocate scarce economic resources. It is no longer possible to cover up structural weaknesses and policy inconsistencies. All major interest groups, including governments, ruling families, merchant families, and the population at large, are under pressure to earn not only their privileges but their keep. The need for Washington to address these new threats is examined.

Zanoyan, V.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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String Phenomenology  

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Following Dyson's analogy between the quantum field theory and the 19th-century chemistry-both explain how but not why-one could also establish an analogy between atomic physics and string theory. Atomic physics was needed to answer the question why in chemistry, string theory is trying to answer the question why in the standard model. This attempt is very briefly reviewed in this talk. After discussing the phenomenological aspects of string theory, the study of soft terms is emphasized as a possible connection between theory and experiment. Special attention is paid to the issues of flavor changing neutral currents, loop effects, charge and color breaking minima, and M-theory versus weakly coupled string theory.

C. Muoz

1998-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The Committee convened in the Clark Room, Holiday Inn Capitol,  

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

MEETING MEETING - - - Thursday, April 25, 1996 - - - The Committee convened in the Clark Room, Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., Dr. Timothy D. Mount, Chairman, presiding. PRESENT: TIMOTHY D. MOUNT, Chairman SAMPRIT CHATTERJEE BRENDA G. COX JOHN D. GRACE CALVIN KENT GRETA M. LJUNG RICHARD A. LOCKHART DANIEL A. RELLES PRESENT (Continued): BRADLEY O. SKARPNESS G. CAMPBELL WATKINS ALSO PRESENT: RENEE MILLER YVONNE BISHOP MARY HUTZLER JAY HAKES DOUGLAS HALE ART HOLLAND ARTHUR RYPINSKI LOUISE GUEY-LEE JOHN CYMBALSKY ERIN BOEDECKER JERRY COFFEY INDER KUNDRA C O N T E N T S PAGE Presentation by Jay Hakes 6 Presentation by Yvonne Bishop 34 Presentation by Art Rypinski 43 Presentation by Richard A. Lockhart 61 Presentation by Douglas Hale 84

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String bit models for superstring  

SciTech Connect

The authors extend the model of string as a polymer of string bits to the case of superstring. They mainly concentrate on type II-B superstring, with some discussion of the obstacles presented by not II-B superstring, together with possible strategies for surmounting them. As with previous work on bosonic string work within the light-cone gauge. The bit model possesses a good deal less symmetry than the continuous string theory. For one thing, the bit model is formulated as a Galilei invariant theory in (D {minus} 2) + 1 dimensional space-time. This means that Poincare invariance is reduced to the Galilei subgroup in D {minus} 2 space dimensions. Naturally the supersymmetry present in the bit model is likewise dramatically reduced. Continuous string can arise in the bit models with the formation of infinitely long polymers of string bits. Under the right circumstances (at the critical dimension) these polymers can behave as string moving in D dimensional space-time enjoying the full N = 2 Poincare supersymmetric dynamics of type II-B superstring.

Bergman, O.; Thorn, C.B.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Your Holidays ... Brought to You by Fuel Cells | Department of Energy  

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

Holidays ... Brought to You by Fuel Cells Holidays ... Brought to You by Fuel Cells Your Holidays ... Brought to You by Fuel Cells December 19, 2013 - 11:44am Addthis Fuel cells, which work like batteries but don’t run down or need recharging, are ideal for powering material handling equipment, like forklifts and airport baggage carts, because they reduce recharging time and cut carbon pollution. This is helping them become more mainstream in the U.S., with more than 4,000 vehicles in operation in 2012, and this year, they might even be helping bring you holidays to you. | Photo courtesy of Plug Power, Inc. Fuel cells, which work like batteries but don't run down or need recharging, are ideal for powering material handling equipment, like forklifts and airport baggage carts, because they reduce recharging time

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Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips |  

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

Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips November 26, 2013 - 9:23am Addthis Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Jason Lutterman Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Drive smart this holiday season and stay informed with tools such as the speed penalty calculator on fueleconomy.gov. Yesterday you learned from Becky about three tools to help you save on fuel

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Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips |  

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

Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips Cut Gas Costs This Holiday Traveling Season with Three Easy Tips November 26, 2013 - 9:23am Addthis Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Turning off your engine while waiting in the parking lot is a great way to save money on gas. | Photo courtesy of Kristy Keel-Blackmon, NREL/21196. Jason Lutterman Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy How can I participate? Drive smart this holiday season and stay informed with tools such as the speed penalty calculator on fueleconomy.gov. Yesterday you learned from Becky about three tools to help you save on fuel

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OSTI and Norwood Elementary, holiday buddies for many years | OSTI, US Dept  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

and Norwood Elementary, holiday buddies for many years and Norwood Elementary, holiday buddies for many years NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: Cathey Daniels, (865) 576-9539 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2011 OSTI and Norwood Elementary, holiday buddies for many years The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) brightens the holidays for a number of area school children. Since the early 1990s, staff at OSTI have sponsored an Angel Tree Program for students from Norwood Elementary School. This year, each child in the program had three Angels on the OSTI tree. The wrapped gifts were collected and delivered to the Oliver Springs Angel Tree Ministry which distributes the gifts to the children before the winter break. Earlier in December, OSTI collected food items to be distributed to children for their

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Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families | National Nuclear  

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employees make holiday merry for local families | National Nuclear employees make holiday merry for local families | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families Posted By Office of Public Affairs Nearly 50 Y-12 employees served as Santa's elves in the 2012 Angel Tree

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Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families | National Nuclear  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

employees make holiday merry for local families | National Nuclear employees make holiday merry for local families | 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 Home > NNSA Blog > Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families Y-12 employees make holiday merry for local families Posted By Office of Public Affairs Nearly 50 Y-12 employees served as Santa's elves in the 2012 Angel Tree

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How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? | Department of Energy  

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

How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? July 6, 2012 - 6:20pm Addthis Earlier this week, Amanda talked about how you can save money celebrating the 4th of July. She mentioned several ways you can save energy by doing the things you probably did anyway -- like leaving the house or barbequing. But now that the 4th has come and gone, we're curious how you spent yours! Did you find any creative ways to save energy this 4th? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles Could You Save Money on Your Refrigerator? How do You Save Energy During the Holidays?

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Quantum strings and the functional calculus  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The field theory of strings is developed using the functional calculus as a practical technique. A Schrdinger-type equation and its eigensolutions are derived in light-cone coordinates. Vertices and amplitudes are represented entirely in a Fock space of second-quantized functionals. Two different open-string interactions are explicitly investigated. The three- and four-string vertex functionals are calculated for arbitrary times and compared with the asymptotic expressions obtained by other authors. We discuss how more exotic string configurations can be incorporated into the theory and emphasize the utility of the functional calculus in describing these topologies.

J. F. L. Hopkinson; R. W. Tucker; P. A. Collins

1975-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Electroweak strings  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We give detailed calculations showing the existence of string solutions in the Weinberg-Salam model. We argue that there exists a range of parameters for which the solutions are stable under small perturbations. Some properties of the solutions - such as vortex superconductivity and Aharanov-Bohm interactions - are briefly discussed. We also point out some consequences of these solutions.

Tanmay Vachaspati

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting  

SciTech Connect

The lighting section of ASHRAE standard 90.1 is discussed. It applies to all new buildings except low-rise residential, while excluding specialty lighting applications such as signage, art exhibits, theatrical productions, medical and dental tasks, and others. In addition, lighting for indoor plant growth is excluded if designed to operate only between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Lighting allowances for the interior of a building are determined by the use of the system performance path unless the space functions are not fully known, such as during the initial stages of design or for speculative buildings. In such cases, the prescriptive path is available. Lighting allowances for the exterior of all buildings are determined by a table of unit power allowances. A new addition the exterior lighting procedure is the inclusion of facade lighting. However, it is no longer possible to trade-off power allotted for the exterior with the interior of a building or vice versa. A significant change is the new emphasis on lighting controls.

McKay, H.N. (Hayden McKay Lighting Design, New York, NY (US))

1990-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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String Gas Baryogenesis  

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We describe a possible realization of the spontaneous baryogenesis mechanism in the context of extra-dimensional string cosmology and specifically in the string gas scenario.

G. L. Alberghi

2010-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Home for the Holidays allows students the opportunity to join an American family at their home during one of our scheduled holiday breaks. The stay will be for up to 4 days. You could be traveling to a different state  

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Home for the Holidays allows students the opportunity to join an American family at their home Nashville, TN 37240 Phone: 615-322-2753Fax: 615-343-7799 E-mail: isss@vanderbilt.edu Home for the Holidays is coordinated by ISSS, an Office of the Dean of Students and Parents and Family Program Email: Phone: Home

Bordenstein, Seth

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North Pole's Holiday Wish for An Energy Efficient 2012 | Department of  

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

North Pole's Holiday Wish for An Energy Efficient 2012 North Pole's Holiday Wish for An Energy Efficient 2012 North Pole's Holiday Wish for An Energy Efficient 2012 December 23, 2011 - 4:20pm Addthis The city of North Pole, Alaska, is hoping to use $100,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds to improve the energy efficiency of several key city facilities.| Photo courtesy of the a href"http://www.northpolefire.org/">North Pole Fire Department. The city of North Pole, Alaska, is hoping to use $100,000 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds to improve the energy efficiency of several key city facilities.| Photo courtesy of the a href"http://www.northpolefire.org/">North Pole Fire Department. Chris Galm Marketing & Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency &

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Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances | Department of Energy  

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

Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances Sales Tax Holiday for Energy-Efficient Appliances < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Appliances & Electronics Heat Pumps Program Info Start Date 7/1/2008 State North Carolina Program Type Sales Tax Incentive Rebate Amount 100% sales tax exemption for certain Energy Star appliances Provider N.C. Department of Revenue '''Note: Legislation enacted in June 2011 ([http://www.ncleg.net/enactedlegislation/sessionlaws/html/2011-2012/sl201... S.B. 267]) that removed geothermal heat pumps from the list of energy systems and equipment eligible for this exemption.''' In July 2008, North Carolina enacted legislation establishing a "sales tax

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Calendar of Religious Holidays and Observances, 2010-2011  

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Torah (Jewish) (Rejoicing of the Light) October 8-16 Navaratra Dashara (Hindu) October 17 Dusshera-9 Hanukkah (Jewish) (Festival of Lights) December 6-7 Al Hijra (Islam) (New Year) December 8 Immaculate Conception of Virgin Mary (Catholic) December 8 Bodhi Day (Buddhist) (Rohatsu) December 25 Christmas

Botte, Gerardine G.

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They're Here! Winter, Holidays, and the New Year. How Will You Save Energy?  

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

They're Here! Winter, Holidays, and the New Year. How Will You Save They're Here! Winter, Holidays, and the New Year. How Will You Save Energy? They're Here! Winter, Holidays, and the New Year. How Will You Save Energy? December 22, 2009 - 10:11am Addthis Winter officially hit this week, and those of you on the east coast found out in a big way. Many of you are still shoveling out while trying to take care of those last-minute holiday preparations. (I'm actually kind of jealous. I love shoveling snow. I just hate driving in it.) Anyway, I know you're busy, so before you run off to bake more cookies (send me some?), here are some quick energy-related reminders for the next few weeks: Celebrate Efficiently As you're running through your to-do list, don't forget to think about how you can save energy during all of the hustle and bustle. Our entry from

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How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? | Department of Energy  

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

Money on Summer Holidays? Money on Summer Holidays? How Do You Save Money on Summer Holidays? July 6, 2012 - 6:20pm Addthis Earlier this week, Amanda talked about how you can save money celebrating the 4th of July. She mentioned several ways you can save energy by doing the things you probably did anyway -- like leaving the house or barbequing. But now that the 4th has come and gone, we're curious how you spent yours! Did you find any creative ways to save energy this 4th? You have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. E-mail your responses to the Energy Saver team at consumer.webmaster@nrel.gov. Addthis Related Articles How do You Save Energy During the Holidays? Could You Save Money on Your Refrigerator? Simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the cool fall and winter months. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com.

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Ramp meters on trial: Evidence from the Twin Cities metering holiday  

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Ramp meters on trial: Evidence from the Twin Cities metering holiday David Levinson a,*, Lei Zhang; accepted 15 December 2004 Abstract Ramp meters in the Twin Cities have been the subject of a recent test metering for several representative freeways during the afternoon peak period. Seven performance measures

Levinson, David M.

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Light  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Sunlight contains energy which can be directly converted into electricity in solar cells of various types. This is an example of what is called 'direct conversion', involving no moving parts or heat conversion processes. This chapter looks at photovoltaic and photoelectric devices and also at other ideas for using light energy, some of which operate in the infrared part of the spectrum. Solar electric power is a rapidly developing field, opening up many opportunities for novel applications, as well as requirements, including for storage, with one idea being solar-powered hydrogen production and then direct conversion to electricity in fuel cells. Direct conversion is not always efficient, and this chapter introduces the concept of 'energy return on energy invested'. In speculative mood this chapter also looks at the idea of a global grid, allowing daytime solar generation to be used on the night side of the planet.

David Elliott ? Pages 4-1 to 4-20

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Energy-Efficient Holiday Decorating Tips | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

almost upon us and home decorating to do, costs and energy savings should be on the brain. So as you put the finishing touches on that giant lighting display, be sure to read...

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Strings as solitons & black holes as strings  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Supersymmetric closed string theories contain an infinite tower of BPS-saturated, oscillating, macroscopic strings in the perturbative spectrum. When these theories have dual formulations, this tower of states must exist nonperturbatively as solitons in the dual theories. We present a general class of exact solutions of low-energy supergravity that corresponds to all these states. After dimensional reduction they can be interpreted as supersymmetric black holes with a degeneracy related to the degeneracy of the string states. For example, in four dimensions we obtain a point-like solution which is asymptotic to a stationary, rotating, electrically-charged black hole with Regge-bounded angular momentum and with the usual ring-singularity replaced by a string source. This further supports the idea that the entropy of supersymmetric black holes can be understood in terms of counting of string states. We also discuss some applications of these solutions to string duality.

Atish Dabholkar; Jerome P. Gauntlett; Jeffrey A. Harvey; Daniel Waldram

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Plastics That Play on Light  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...instrument. In most materials, the "strings" respond with the same note, only...reduced when light sets the electrons oscillating. The loss ofaromatic stability sets...double bonds, light sets electrons oscillating between electron-attract-ing (right...

David Bradley

1993-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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An Open String Landscape  

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The effect of fluxes on open string moduli is studied by analyzing the constraints imposed by supersymmetry on D-branes in type IIB flux backgrounds. We show that generically the conditions of supersymmetry cannot be maintained when moving along the geometrical moduli space of the brane, so that open string moduli are lifted. We argue that there is a disconnected and discrete set of supersymmetric solutions to the open string equations of motion, which extends the familiar closed string landscape to the open string sector.

Jaume Gomis; Fernando Marchesano; David Mateos

2005-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Science Showcase - Light-emitting Diode (LED) Lighting Research | OSTI,  

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Science Showcase - Light-emitting Diode (LED) Lighting Research Science Showcase - Light-emitting Diode (LED) Lighting Research Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting is a type of solid-state lighting that uses a semiconductor to convert electricity to light. LED lighting products are beginning to appear in a wide variety of home, business, and industrial products such as holiday lighting, replacement bulbs for incandescent lamps, street lighting, outdoor area lighting and indoor ambient lighting. Over the past decade, LED technology research and development supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has yielded impressive improvements in the cost, color performance, light output, efficacy, reliability, lifetime, and manufacturability of LED products and this upward trend is expected to continue. Read about the latest DOE research, the technology behind LEDs,

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Property:Incentive/ExpireDtString | Open Energy Information  

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ExpireDtString ExpireDtString Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Incentive/ExpireDtString Property Type String Description Expiration Date string property. Use this property in queries until the Property:Incentive/ExpireDt property is populated with valid dates only. Currently, some are populated with additional notes included. Pages using the property "Incentive/ExpireDtString" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A AEP Ohio - Commercial Self Direct Rebate Program (Ohio) + 12/15/2013 + AEP Ohio - Renewable Energy Technology Program (Ohio) + 06/30/2013 + Agricultural Biomass to Energy Program (California) + 6/30/04 + Agricultural Energy Efficiency Program (New York) + 12/01/2015 + Agricultural Lighting and Equipment Rebate Program (Vermont) + 06/30/2013 +

92

Handbook on string decay  

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We explain simple semi-classical rules to estimate the lifetime of any given highly-excited quantum state of the string spectrum in flat spacetime. We discuss both the decays by splitting into two massive states and by massless emission. As an application, we study a solution describing a rotating and pulsating ellipse which becomes folded at an instant of time -- the ``squashing ellipse''. This string interpolates between the folded string with maximum angular momentum and the pulsating circular string. We explicitly compute the quantum decay rate for the corresponding quantum state, and verify the basic rules that we propose. Finally, we give a more general (4-parameter) family of closed string solutions representing rotating and pulsating elliptical strings.

Roberto Iengo; Jorge G. Russo

2006-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

93

Topics in String Phenomenology  

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We consider two questions in string ``phenomenology.'' First, are there any generic string predictions? Second, are there any general lessons which string theory suggests for thinking about low energy models, particularly in the framework of supersymmetry? Among the topics we consider are the squark and slepton spectrum, flavor symmetries, discrete symmetries including $CP$, and Peccei-Quinn symmetries. We also note that in some cases, discrete symmetries can be used to constrain the form of supersymmetry breaking.

Michael Dine

1993-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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The Committee met in the Clark Room in the Holiday Inn Capitol,  

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FRIDAY FRIDAY APRIL 24, 1998 - - - The Committee met in the Clark Room in the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., Daniel Relles, Chair, presiding. PRESENT: DANIEL RELLES Chair CHARLES BISCHOFF Member CAROL CRAWFORD Member CALVIN KENT Member GRETA M. LJUNG Member POLLY PHIPPS Member SEYMOUR SUDMAN Member ROY WHITMORE Member JAMES HAMMITT Guest I N D E X Page Opening Comments from the Chair 3 Recognizing Previous Judges of the EIA Graphics 4 Contest and Announcing Winners, Jay Hakes EIA Survey Issues: Addressing Declining Budgets 12 Dwight French (EIA) Discussion: Seymour Sudman (ASA) 36 Questions from the Committee 45

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Relativistic elasticity of rigid rods and strings  

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We show that the equation of motion for a rigid one-dimensional elastic body (i.e. a rod or string whose speed of sound is equal to the speed of light) in a two-dimensional spacetime is simply the wave equation. We then solve this equation in a few simple examples: a rigid rod colliding with an unmovable wall, a rigid rod being pushed by a constant force, a rigid string whose endpoints are simultaneously set in motion (seen as a special case of Bell's spaceships paradox), and a radial rigid string that has partially crossed the event horizon of a Schwarzschild black hole while still being held from the outside.

Jose Natario

2014-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Arenas for String Phenomenology String Phenomenology 2011, Madison  

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Arenas for String Phenomenology String Phenomenology 2011, Madison Michael Dine Department of Physics University of California, Santa Cruz August, 2011 Michael Dine Arenas for String Phenomenology #12;Possible Arenas for a String Phenomenology 1 Hierarchy problem: LHC scale physics: supersymmetry, RS, large

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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Threading plasmonic nanoparticle strings with light  

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. B 65, 115418 (2002). Acknowledgements We acknowledge financial support from EPSRC grants EP/G060649/1, EP/K028510/1 and EP/L027151/1, ERC grants LINASS 320503 and ASPiRe 240629, and project FIS2010-19609-C02-01 from the Spanish Ministry of Science...

Herrmann, Lars O.; Valev, Ventsislav K.; Tserkezis, Christos; Barnard, Jonathan S.; Kasera, Setu; Scherman, Oren A.; Aizpurua, Javier; Baumberg, Jeremy J.

2014-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Strings and Planck Oscillators  

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We contrast two theories which both start in one dimension at the Planck scale, viz., Quantum SuperString or M-Theory and a theory of Planck oscillations

B. G. Sidharth

2005-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

99

Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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3, 2009 3, 2009 Have You Used LED Light Strings? This week, you read about LED holiday light strings, which can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light strings. December 1, 2009 Save Money with LED Holiday Light Strings LED (or light emitting diode) light strings can use 90% less energy than regular incandescent light strings. They also last about ten times longer, are cooler than incandescents (reducing fire hazards), and are more durable. November 30, 2009 Energy Efficiency Can Be at the Top of Your Shopping List I hope your holidays are filled with cool ways to fine-tune your life that will get you closer to the cutting edge of energy efficiency. November 24, 2009 Green Living, Green Technologies: Things to Be Thankful For We live in a time where improvements in technology make it possible to live

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Hydroball string sensing system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A hydroball string sensing system for a nuclear reactor that includes stainless tubes positioned to guide hydroball strings into and out of the nuclear reactor core. A sensor such as an ultrasonic transducer transmitter and receiver is positioned outside of the nuclear reactor core and adjacent to the tube. The presence of an object such a bullet member positioned at an end a hydroball string, or any one of the hydroballs interrupts the transmission of ultrasound from the transmitter to the receiver. Alternatively, if the bullet member and hydroballs include a ferritic material, either a Hall effect sensor or other magnetic field sensors such as a magnetic field rate of change sensor can be used to detect the location and position of a hydroball string. Placing two sensors along the tube with a known distance between the sensors enables the velocity of a hydroball string to be determined. This determined velocity can be used to control the flow rate of a fluid within the tube so as to control the velocity of the hydroball string.

Hurwitz, Michael J. (Pittsburgh, PA); Ekeroth, Douglas E. (Delmont, PA); Squarer, David (Pittsburgh, PA)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

String Photini at the LHC  

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String theories with topologically complex compactification manifolds suggest the simultaneous presence of many unbroken U(1)'s without any light matter charged under them. The gauge bosons associated with these U(1)'s do not have direct observational consequences. However, in the presence of low energy supersymmetry the gauge fermions associated with these U(1)'s, the "photini", mix with the Bino and extend the MSSM neutralino sector. This leads to novel signatures at the LHC. The lightest ordinary supersymmetric particle (LOSP) can decay to any one of these photini. In turn, photini may transition into each other, leading to high lepton and jet multiplicities. Both the LOSP decays and inter-photini transitions can lead to displaced vertices. When the interphotini decays happen outside the detector, the cascades can result in different photini escaping the detector leading to multiple reconstructed masses for the invisible particle. If the LOSP is charged, it stops in the detector and decays out-of-time to photini, with the possibility that the produced final photini vary from event to event. Observation of a plenitude of photini at the LHC would be evidence that we live in a string vacuum with a topologically rich compactification manifold.

Asimina Arvanitaki; Nathaniel Craig; Savas Dimopoulos; Sergei Dubovsky; John March-Russell

2009-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

102

String photini at the LHC  

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String theories with topologically complex compactification manifolds suggest the simultaneous presence of many unbroken U(1)s without any light matter charged under them. The gauge bosons associated with these U(1)s do not have direct observational consequences. However, in the presence of low energy supersymmetry the gauge fermions associated with these U(1)s, the photini, mix with the bino and extend the minimal supersymmetric standard model neutralino sector. This leads to novel signatures at the LHC. The lightest ordinary supersymmetric particle (LOSP) can decay to any one of these photini. In turn, photini may transition into each other, leading to high lepton and jet multiplicities. Both the LOSP decays and interphotini transitions can lead to displaced vertices. When the interphotini decays happen outside the detector, the cascades can result in different photini escaping the detector, leading to multiple reconstructed masses for the invisible particle. If the LOSP is charged, it stops in the detector and decays out of time to photini, with the possibility that the produced final photini vary from event to event. Observation of a plenitude of photini at the LHC would be evidence that we live in a string vacuum with a topologically rich compactification manifold.

Asimina Arvanitaki; Nathaniel Craig; Savas Dimopoulos; Sergei Dubovsky; John March-Russell

2010-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Gravitational collapse of a macroscopic string by a Newtonian description including the effect of gravitational radiation  

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We make an attempt to dynamically study, in four space-time dimensions, the classical gravitational collapse of a macroscopic circular fundamental string, by a truncation of the Einstein equations that suppresses retarded features but keeps the main self-gravity peculiarities of the relativistic string dynamics, and allows the investigation of a possible infinite red-shift. The numerical solution of the string evolution in the self-induced metric shows an infinite red shift at a macroscopic size of the string, when the string reaches the velocity of light. We further include the back-reaction of the radiation of gravitons which induces energy dissipation: now the velocity of light is not reached, the infinite red-shift does not form and the string simply shrinks with damped oscillations.

Roberto Iengo

2007-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

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The Committee met in the Columbia Room at the Holiday Inn  

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Friday, April 21, 1995 - - - The Committee met in the Columbia Room at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., Timothy D. Mount, Chairman, presiding. PRESENT: TIMOTHY D. MOUNT, Chair DAVID R. BELLHOUSE CHARLES W. BISCHOFF BRENDA G. COX FAYE DUCHIN JOHN D. GRACE PHILIP HANSWER CALVIN KENT GRETA M. LJUNG JAMES L. O'BRIEN DANIEL A. RELLES BRADLEY O. SKARPNESS G. CAMPBELL WATKINS A-G-E-N-D-A Page No. Introductory Remarks, TIMOTHY MOUNT, Chairman 3 Announcement of Winners on Contest On 3 Statistical Graphs, LARRY PETTIS Review of Survey Design for Residential Energy Consumption Survey BRENDA COX, Discussant 7 DAVID BELLHOUSE, Discussant 29 Dates for Future Meetings, TIMOTHY MOUNT 42

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The Committee met in the Columbia Room at the Holiday Inn Capitol,  

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THURSDAY, THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1995 The Committee met in the Columbia Room at the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., Timothy D. Mount, Chair, presiding. PRESENT: TIMOTHY D. MOUNT, Chair DAVID R. BELLHOUSE CHARLES W. BISCHOFF BRENDA G. COX FAYE DUCHIN JOHN D. GRACE PHILIP HANSER CALVIN KENT GRETA M. LJUNG JAMES L. O'BRIEN DANIEL A. RELLES BRADLEY O. SKARPNESS G. CAMPBELL WATKINS AGENDA Introductions by Committee Chair . . . . . . . . . 3 Opening Remarks by Administrator . . . . . . . . . 6 Summary of EIA Follow-up on Comments From Previous Meetings, Yvonne Bishop . . . . . . . . 28 Effects of Structural Changes in Industry 1. Electricity Issues Impact on EIA's Data Collection Activities . . 31 Noel Balthasar, Presenter Phil Hanser, Discussant

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The Committee convened in the Clark Room of the Holiday Inn  

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- - - - - - - - - - COMMITTEE ON ENERGY STATISTICS - - - - - MEETING - - - - - FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 1996 The Committee convened in the Clark Room of the Holiday Inn Capitol, 550 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., DR. TIMOTHY D. MOUNT, Chair, presiding. PRESENT: TIMOTHY D. MOUNT, Chair SAMPRIT CHATTERJEE BRENDA G. COX JOHN D. GRACE CALVIN KENT GRETA M. LJUNG RICHARD A. LOCKHART DANIEL A. RELLES BRADLEY O. SKARPNESS G. CAMPBELL WATKINS ALSO PRESENT: RENEE MILLER YVONNE M. BISHOP DIANE LIQUE L.A. PETTIS JAY HAKES JOHN WOOD GORDON M. KAUFMAN ROY KASS NANCY LEACH I-N-D-E-X Introductory Remarks: Announcement of Winners of the Contest on Graphs and Visuals Displays 3 Restructuring the Oil and Gas Crude Reserves Program (Agenda Item 5) Presenter: John Wood, Office of Oil and Gas 8

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The Committee met in the Clark Room, Holiday Inn Capitol at 550  

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PUBLIC MEETING + + + THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1997 + + + The Committee met in the Clark Room, Holiday Inn Capitol at 550 C Street, S.W., Washington, D.C., at 9:00 a.m., G. Campbell Watkins, Chairman, presiding. PRESENT: G. CAMPBELL WATKINS, Chairman DAVID R. BELLHOUSE CHARLES W. BISCHOFF BRENDA G. COX CAROL A. GOTWAY CRAWFORD CALVIN KENT GRETA M. LJUNG DANIEL A. RELLES BRADLEY O. SKARPNESS PRESENT (Continued): ROY WHITMORE C O N T E N T S PAGE Opening Remarks, Lynda Carlson 10 Update on 1997 Residential Energy Consumption Survey, Mike Laurence 16 The Use of a Variant of Poisson Sampling: Paula Weir 58, 85 David Bellhouse 72 Roy Whitmore 79 Presentation by Administrator Jay Hakes 112 Results of Customer Satisfaction Survey, Colleen Blessing 138 Annual Energy Outlook/Short-term Energy

108

What is Decidable about Strings?  

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We prove several decidability and undecidability results for the satisfiability/validity problem of formulas over a language of finite-length strings and integers (interpreted as lengths of strings). The atomic formulas ...

Ganesh, Vijay

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

109

Characterizing the gravitational wave signature from cosmic string cusps  

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Cosmic strings are predicted to form kinks that travel along the string, and cusps, where a small region of the string moves at close to the speed of light. These disturbances are radiated away as highly beamed gravitational waves that produce a burst like pulse as the cone of emission sweeps past an observer. Gravitational wave detectors such as the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) and the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO) will be capable of detecting these bursts for a wide class of string models. Such a detection would illuminate the fields of string theory, cosmology, and relativity. Here, we develop template based Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) techniques that can efficiently detect and characterize the signals from cosmic string cusps. We estimate how well the signal parameters can be recovered by the advanced LIGO-Virgo network and the LISA detector using a combination of MCMC and Fisher matrix techniques. We also consider joint detections by the ground- and space-based instruments. We show that a parallel tempered MCMC approach can detect and characterize the signals from cosmic string cusps, and we demonstrate the utility of this approach on simulated data from the third round of mock LISA data challenges.

Key, Joey Shapiro; Cornish, Neil J. [Department of Physics, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717 (United States)

2009-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

110

Casimir Theory of the Relativistic Composite String Revisited  

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This is an updated review article on the Casimir energy at zero and finite temperature for the transverse oscillations of a piecewise uniform closed string. We make use of three different regularizations: the cutoff method, the complex contour integration method, and the zeta-function method. The string model is relativistic, in the sense that the velocity of sound is for each string piece set equal to the velocity of light. In this sense the theory is analogous to the electromagnetic theory in a dielectric medium in which the product of permittivity and permeability is equal to unity (an isorefractive medium). We demonstrate how the formalism works for a two-piece string, and for a 2N-piece string, and show how in the latter case a compact recursion relation serves to facilitate the formalism considerably. The Casimir energy turns out to be negative, and the more so the larger the number of pieces in the string. The two-piece string is quantized in D-dimensional spacetime, in the limit when the ratio between...

Brevik, Iver

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Have You Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? | Department of Energy  

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Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? Have You Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? January 13, 2012 - 11:52am Addthis This week, Elizabeth shared her retail adventures in the clearance section of a store where she picked up some LED light strings at bargain prices. Whether you use them for holidays or every day just because they're irresistibly cheerful, light strings are an excellent example of LED products. LED holiday lights have many advantages over ordinary incandescent lights: Running LED holiday lights on one 6-foot tree for 12 hours per day for 40 days can save 90% or more energy when compared to traditional incandescent holiday lights They last longer; they have an operational life span of roughly 20,000 hours, enough to last for 40 holiday seasons

112

Notes on superconducting cosmic strings  

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Several problems in string electrodynamics are discussed. Electric currents induced in strings oscillating in stationary electric and magnetic fields are calculated. In some cases the currents grow linearly with time. The rate of pair production in the electromagnetic field of strings is estimated.

Mukunda Aryal; Alexander Vilenkin; Tanmay Vachaspati

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Probing the String Landscape  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

We are currently in the throes of a potentially huge paradigm shift in physics. Motivated by recent developments in string theory and the discovery of the so-called "string landscape", physicists are beginning to question the uniqueness of fundamental theories of physics and the methods by which such theories might be understood and investigated. In this colloquium, I will give a non-technical introduction to the nature of this paradigm shift and how it developed. I will also discuss some of the questions to which it has led, and the nature of the controversies it has spawned.

Keith Dienes

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

114

Current balancing for battery strings  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A battery plant is described which features magnetic circuit means for balancing the electrical current flow through a pluraliircuitbattery strings which are connected electrically in parallel. The magnetic circuit means is associated with the battery strings such that the conductors carrying the electrical current flow through each of the battery strings pass through the magnetic circuit means in directions which cause the electromagnetic fields of at least one predetermined pair of the conductors to oppose each other. In an alternative embodiment, a low voltage converter is associated with each of the battery strings for balancing the electrical current flow through the battery strings.

Galloway, James H. (New Baltimore, MI)

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

The Battle of the Bulge: Decay of the Thin, False Cosmic String  

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We consider the decay of cosmic strings that are trapped in the false vacuum in a theory of scalar electrodynamics in 3+1 dimensions. We restrict our analysis to the case of thin-walled cosmic strings which occur when large magnetic flux trapped inside the string. Thus the string looks like a tube of fixed radius, at which it is classically stable. The core of the string contains magnetic flux in the true vacuum, while outside the string, separated by a thin wall, is the false vacuum. The string decays by tunnelling to a configuration which is represented by a bulge, where the region of true vacuum within, is ostensibly enlarged. The bulge can be described as the meeting, of a kink soliton anti-soliton pair, along the length of the string. It can be described as a bulge appearing in the initial string, starting from the string of small, classically stable radius, expanding to a fat string of large, classically unstable (to expansion) radius and then returning back to the string of small radius along its length. This configuration is the bounce point of a corresponding O(2) symmetric instanton, which we can determine numerically. Once the bulge appears it explodes in real time. The kink soliton anti-soliton pair recede from each other along the length of the string with a velocity that quickly approaches the speed of light, leaving behind a fat tube. At the same time the radius of the fat tube that is being formed, expands (transversely) as it is no longer classically stable, converting false vacuum to the true vacuum with ever diluting magnetic field within. The rate of this expansion is determined by the energy difference between the true vacuum and the false vacuum. Our analysis could be applied to a network, of cosmic strings formed in the very early universe or vortex lines in a superheated superconductor.

Bum-Hoon Lee; Wonwoo Lee; Richard MacKenzie; M. B. Paranjape; U. A. Yajnik; Dong-han Yeom

2013-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

116

Cosmic strings and superstrings  

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...different from unity, the standard field-theory value, then...mu and P, hence to rule out standard field-theory cosmic strings...interest, and allow us to plan further observations to probe...Anniversary Series: a collection of reviews celebrating the Royal Societys...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

117

Cosmic String Loop Microlensing  

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Cosmic superstring loops within the galaxy microlens background point sources lying close to the observer-string line of sight. For suitable alignments, multiple paths coexist and the (achromatic) flux enhancement is a factor of two. We explore this unique type of lensing by numerically solving for geodesics that extend from source to observer as they pass near an oscillating string. We characterize the duration of the flux doubling and the scale of the image splitting. We probe and confirm the existence of a variety of fundamental effects predicted from previous analyses of the static infinite straight string: the deficit angle, the Kaiser-Stebbins effect, and the scale of the impact parameter required to produce microlensing. Our quantitative results for dynamical loops vary by O(1) factors with respect to estimates based on infinite straight strings for a given impact parameter. A number of new features are identified in the computed microlensing solutions. Our results suggest that optical microlensing can offer a new and potentially powerful methodology for searches for superstring loop relics of the inflationary era.

Jolyon K. Bloomfield; David F. Chernoff

2013-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Which LED Lighting Products Would You Consider Trying? | Department of  

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Which LED Lighting Products Would You Consider Trying? Which LED Lighting Products Would You Consider Trying? Which LED Lighting Products Would You Consider Trying? August 5, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis On Monday, Chris discussed his upcoming project to replace the lighting in his kitchen and family room. Chris is considering LED (light-emitting diode) lighting, especially for his kitchen, where they can be installed under the cabinets. LEDs can also be used for other applications, including task lighting, recessed downlights, and holiday lighting. Which LED lighting products would you consider trying? Or, if you're already using LEDs, what do you think of them? Each Thursday, you have the chance to share your thoughts on a question about energy efficiency or renewable energy for consumers. Please comment with your answers, and also feel free to respond to other comments.

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String | Open Energy Information  

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View View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Special page Facebook icon Twitter icon » String Jump to: navigation, search Properties of type "String" Showing 200 properties using this type. (previous 200) (next 200) A Property:Abbreviation Property:Achievement Date Property:Address Property:Agency Property:AlternativeIngredient Property:AreaGeology Property:Audience Property:Author Property:Authority B Property:BLM CaseStatus Property:BLM LeaseStatus Property:Bandwidth(kHz) Property:Beam(m) Property:BrineConstituents Property:Building/Boundaries Property:Building/Category Property:Building/OwnershipCategory Property:Building/SPBreakdownOfElctrcityUseKwhM2AirCompressors Property:Building/SPBreakdownOfElctrcityUseKwhM2CirculationFans

120

Cosmic strings from preheating  

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We investigate nonthermal phase transitions that may occur after post-inflationary preheating in a simple model of a two-component scalar field with the effective potential ?(?i2?v2)2/4, where ?1 is identified with the inflaton field. We use three-dimensional lattice simulations to investigate the full nonlinear dynamics of the model. Fluctuations of the fields generated during and after preheating temporarily make the effective potential convex in the ?1 direction. The subsequent nonthermal phase transition with symmetry breaking leads to formation of cosmic strings even for v?1016 GeV. This mechanism of string formation, in a modulated (by the oscillating field ?1) phase transition, is different from the usual Kibble mechanism.

I. Tkachev; S. Khlebnikov; L. Kofman; A. Linde

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Axions in String Theory  

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In the context of string theory, axions appear to provide the most plausible solution of the strong CP problem. However, as has been known for a long time, in many string-based models, the axion coupling parameter Fa is several orders of magnitude higher than the standard cosmological bounds. We re-examine this problem in a variety of models, showing that Fa is close to the GUT scale or above in many models that have GUT-like phenomenology, as well as some that do not. On the other hand, in some models with Standard Model gauge fields supported on vanishing cycles, it is possible for Fa to be well below the GUT scale.

Svrcek, Peter; /Stanford U., Phys. Dept. /SLAC; Witten, Edward; /Princeton, Inst. Advanced Study

2006-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

122

Coulomb string tension, asymptotic string tension, and the gluon chain  

We compute, via numerical simulations, the non-perturbative Coulomb potential and position-space ghost propagator in pure SU(3) gauge theory in Coulomb gauge. We find that that the Coulomb potential scales nicely in accordance with asymptotic freedom, that the Coulomb potential is linear in the infrared, and that the Coulomb string tension is about four times larger than the asymptotic string tension. We explain how it is possible that the asymptotic string tension can be lower than the Coulomb string tension by a factor of four.

Greensite, Jeff; Szczepaniak, Adam P.

2015-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Dynamics of strings between walls  

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Configurations of vortex-strings stretched between or ending on domain walls were previously found to be 1/4 BPS states. Among zero modes of string positions, the center of mass of strings in each region between two adjacent domain walls is shown to be non-normalizable whereas the rests are normalizable. We study dynamics of vortex-strings stretched between separated domain walls by using two methods, the moduli space (geodesic) approximation of full 1/4 BPS states and the charged particle approximation for string endpoints in the wall effective action. In the first method we obtain the effective Lagrangian explicitly and find the 90 degree scattering for head-on collision. In the second method the domain wall effective action is assumed to be U(1){sup N} gauge theory, and we find a good agreement between two methods for well separated strings. This talk is based on the work [1].

Eto, Minoru [INFN, Sezione di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Fujimori, Toshiaki; Nagashima, Takayuki [Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan); Nitta, Muneto [Department of Physics, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 (Japan); Ohashi, Keisuke [Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, CB3 0WA (United Kingdom); Sakai, Norisuke [Department of Mathematics, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Tokyo 167-8585 (Japan)

2008-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

124

Comparing Double String Theory Actions  

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Aimed to a deeper comprehension of a manifestly T-dual invariant formulation of string theory, in this paper a detailed comparison between the non-covariant action proposed by Tseytlin and the covariant one proposed by Hull is done. These are obtained by making both the string coordinates and their duals explicitly appear, on the same foot, in the world-sheet action, so "doubling" the string coordinates along the compact dimensions. After a discussion of the nature of the constraints in both the models and the relative quantization, it results that the string coordinates and their duals behave like "non-commuting" phase space type coordinates but their expressions in terms of Fourier modes generate the oscillator algebra of the standard bosonic string formulation. A proof of the equivalence of the two formulations is given. Furthermore, open-string solutions are also discussed.

Luca De Angelis; S. J. Gabriele Gionti; Raffaele Marotta; Franco Pezzella

2013-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

125

String melting in a photon bath  

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We compute the decay rate of a metastable cosmic string in contact with a thermal bath by finding the instanton solution. The new feature is that this decay rate is found in the context of non thermal scalar fields in contact with a thermal bath of photons. In general, to make topologically unstable strings stable, one can couple them to such a bath. The resulting plasma effect creates metastable configurations which can decay from the false vacuum to the true vacuum. In our specific set-up, the instanton computation is realized for the case of two out-of-equilibrium complex scalar fields: one is charged and coupled to the photon field, and the other is neutral. New effects coming from the thermal bath of photons make the radius of the nucleated bubble and most of the relevant physical quantities temperature-dependent. However, the temperature appears in a different way than in the purely thermal case, where all scalar fields are in thermal equilibrium. As a result of the tunneling, the core of the initial string melts while bubbles of true vacuum expand at the speed of light.

Karouby, Johanna, E-mail: karoubyj@mit.edu [Center for Theoretical Physics and Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachussetts 02139 (United States)

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

From Bosonic Strings to Fermions  

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Early string theory described Bosonic particles at the real life Compton scale. Later developments to include Fermions initiated by Ramond and others have lead through Quantum Super Strings to M-theory operating at the as yet experimentally unattainable Planck scale. We describe an alternative route from Bosonic Strings to Fermions, by directly invoking a non commutative geometry, an approach which is closer to experiment.

B. G. Sidharth

2006-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

127

Physics of String Flux Compactifications  

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We provide a qualitative review of flux compactifications of string theory, focusing on broad physical implications and statistical methods of analysis.

Frederik Denef; Michael R. Douglas; Shamit Kachru

2007-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

128

The Seductive Melody of the Strings  

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...behave like mathematical points. String theory says no, there is a...mode of vibration of a minute oscillating string. To use a classical image...mode of vibration of a minute oscillating string. To use a classical image...

Sidney Perkowitz

1999-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

129

The vibrating inhomogeneous string  

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We solve the integral equation that describes an oscillating inhomogeneous string by using a spectral expansion method in terms of Chebyshev polynomials. The result is compared with the solution of the corresponding differential equation obtained by an expansion into a set of sine-wave functions. The accuracy of the two methods is determined by comparison with an iterative method which allows a precision of one part in 10 11 . This iterative method is based on a method introduced by Hartree and is implemented by using the spectral expansion procedures.

George Rawitscher; Jakob Liss

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Nonlinear resonance in vibrating strings  

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A simple stretched string driven sinusoidally is commonly used to illustrate the concepts of resonance and eigenmodes. In practice such a system rarely executes planar oscillation but prefers circular motion. This is shown to be a consequence of the intrinsic nonlinearity of the stretched string oscillator and the associated parametric coupling between the two transverse polarizations.

John A. Elliott

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Subcritical String and Large N QCD  

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We pursue the possibility of using subcritical string theory in 4 space-time dimensions to establish a string dual for large N QCD. In particular we study the even G-parity sector of the 4 dimensional Neveu-Schwarz dual resonance model as the natural candidate for this string theory. Our point of view is that the open string dynamics given by this model will {\\it determine} the appropriate subcritical closed string theory, a tree level background of which should describe the sum of planar multi-loop open string diagrams. We examine the one loop open string diagram, which contains information about the closed string spectrum at weak coupling. Higher loop open string diagrams will be needed to determine closed string interactions. We also analyze the field theory limit of the one loop open string diagram and recover the correct running coupling behavior of the limiting gauge theory.

Charles B. Thorn

2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

132

Subcritical string and large N QCD  

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We pursue the possibility of using subcritical string theory in 4 spacetime dimensions to establish a string dual for large N QCD. In particular we study the even G-parity sector of the 4 dimensional Neveu-Schwarz dual resonance model as the natural candidate for this string theory. Our point of view is that the open string dynamics given by this model will determine the appropriate subcritical closed string theory, a tree level background of which should describe the sum of planar multiloop open string diagrams. We examine the one-loop open string diagram, which contains information about the closed string spectrum at weak coupling. Higher loop open string diagrams will be needed to determine closed string interactions. We also analyze the field theory limit of the one-loop open string diagram and recover the correct running coupling behavior of the limiting gauge theory.

Thorn, Charles B. [Institute for Fundamental Theory, Department of Physics, University of Florida, Gainesville Florida 32611 (United States)

2008-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

133

Instability of colliding metastable strings  

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The breaking of $U(1)_R$ symmetry plays a crucial role in modeling the breaking of supersymmetry (SUSY). In the models that possess both SUSY preserving and SUSY breaking vacua, tube-like cosmic strings called R-tubes, whose surfaces are constituted by domain walls interpolating a false and a true vacuum with some winding numbers, can exist. Their (in)stability can strongly constrain SUSY breaking models theirselves. In the present study, we investigate the dynamical (in)stability of two colliding metastable tube-like strings by field-theoretic simulations. From them, we find that the strings become unstable, depending on the relative collision angle and speed of two strings, and the false vacuum is eventually filled out by the true vacuum owing to rapid expansion of the strings or unstable bubbles created as remnants of the collision.

Takashi Hiramatsu; Minoru Eto; Kohei Kamada; Tatsuo Kobayashi; Yutaka Ookouchi

2013-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

134

Friction domination with superconducting strings  

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We investigate the evolution of a superconducting string network with arbitrary, constant string current in the friction dominated regime. In the absence of an external magnetic field the network always reaches a scaling solution. However, for string current stronger than a critical value, it is different than the usual horizon scaling of the nonsuperconducting string case. In this case the friction domination era never ends. Whilst the superconducting string network can be much denser than usually assumed, it can never dominate the universe energy density. It can, however, influence the cosmic microwave background radiation and the formation of large scale structure. When embedded in a primordial magnetic field of sufficient strength, the network never reaches scaling and, thus, eventually dominates the universe evolution.

Konstantinos Dimopoulos and Anne-Christine Davis

1998-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

135

Dynamical String Tension in String Theory with Spacetime Weyl Invariance  

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The fundamental string length, which is an essential part of string theory, explicitly breaks scale invariance. However, in field theory we demonstrated recently that the gravitational constant, which is directly related to the string length, can be promoted to a dynamical field if the standard model coupled to gravity (SM+GR) is lifted to a locally scale (Weyl) invariant theory. The higher gauge symmetry reveals previously unknown field patches whose inclusion turn the classically conformally invariant SM+GR into a geodesically complete theory with new cosmological and possibly further physical consequences. In this paper this concept is extended to string theory by showing how it can be Weyl lifted with a local scale symmetry acting on target space background fields. In this process the string tension (fundamental string length) is promoted to a dynamical field, in agreement with the parallel developments in field theory. We then propose a string theory in a geodesically complete cosmological stringy background which suggests previously unimagined directions in the stringy exploration of the very early universe.

Itzhak Bars; Paul Steinhardt; Neil Turok

2014-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

136

Emergence String and Mass Formulas of Hadrons  

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Assume that hadrons are formed from the emergence string. Usual string should possess two moving states: oscillation and rotation, so we propose corresponding potential and the equation of the emergence string, whose energy spectrum is namely the GMO mass formula and its modified accurate mass formula. These are some relations between the string and observable experimental data.

Yi-Fang Chang

2011-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

137

The LHC String Hunter's Companion  

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The mass scale of fundamental strings can be as low as few TeV/c^2 provided that spacetime extends into large extra dimensions. We discuss the phenomenological aspects of weakly coupled low mass string theory related to experimental searches for physics beyond the Standard Model at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). We consider the extensions of the Standard Model based on open strings ending on D-branes, with gauge bosons due to strings attached to stacks of D-branes and chiral matter due to strings stretching between intersecting D-branes. We focus on the model-independent, universal features of low mass string theory. We compute, collect and tabulate the full-fledged string amplitudes describing all 2->2 parton scattering subprocesses at the leading order of string perturbation theory. We cast our results in a form suitable for the implementation of stringy partonic cross sections in the LHC data analysis. The amplitudes involving four gluons as well as those with two gluons plus two quarks do not depend on the compactification details and are completely model-independent. They exhibit resonant behavior at the parton center of mass energies equal to the masses of Regge resonances. The existence of these resonances is the primary signal of string physics and should be easy to detect. On the other hand, the four-fermion processes like quark-antiquark scattering include also the exchanges of heavy Kaluza-Klein and winding states, whose details depend on the form of internal geometry. They could be used as ``precision tests'' in order to distinguish between various compactification scenarios.

Dieter Lust; Stephan Stieberger; Tomasz R. Taylor

2008-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

138

Religious Holidays 2013-2014 Obon July 13-15, 2012  

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deceased ancestors. Involves lighting of bonfires, traditional meals, paper lanterns, folk dances. Asalha December 1, 2013 Christmas December 25, 2013 Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Observed as winning a victory over evil. Deepavali November 1-5, 2013 Five day festival of lights marking the end

Lipson, Michal

139

Unravelling Strings at the LHC  

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We construct LHC signature footprints for four semi-realistic string/$M$ theory vacua with an MSSM visible sector. We find that they all give rise to limited regions in LHC signature space, and are qualitatively different from each other for understandable reasons. We also propose a technique in which correlations of LHC signatures can be effectively used to distinguish among these string theory vacua. We expect the technique to be useful for more general string vacua. We argue that further systematic analysis with this approach will allow LHC data to disfavor or exclude major ``corners'' of string/$M$ theory and favor others. The technique can be used with limited integrated luminosity and improved.

Gordon L. Kane; Piyush Kumar; Jing Shao

2007-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

140

Relaxing Isocurvature Bounds on String Axion Dark Matter  

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If inflation scale is high, light scalars acquire large quantum fluctuations during inflation.If sufficiently long-lived, they will give rise to CDM isocurvature perturbations, which are highly constrained by the Planck data. Focusing on string axions as such light scalars, we show that thermal inflation can provide a sufficiently large entropy production to dilute the CDM isocurvature perturbations. Importantly, efficient dilution is possible for the string axions, because effectively no secondary coherent oscillations are induced at the end of thermal inflation, in contrast to the moduli fields. We also study the viability of the axion dark matter with mass of about 7 keV as the origin of the 3.5 keV X-ray line excess, in the presence of large entropy production.

Kawasaki, Masahiro; Takahashi, Fuminobu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Dynamics of strings between walls  

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Configurations of vortex strings stretched between or ending on domain walls were previously found to be 1/4 Bogomol'nyi-Prasad-Sommerfield (BPS) states in N=2 supersymmetric gauge theories in 3+1 dimensions. Among zero modes of string positions, the center of mass of strings in each region between two adjacent domain walls is shown to be non-normalizable whereas the rests are normalizable. We study dynamics of vortex strings stretched between separated domain walls by using two methods, the moduli space (geodesic) approximation of full 1/4 BPS states and the charged particle approximation for string end points in the wall effective action. In the first method we explicitly obtain the effective Lagrangian in the strong coupling limit, which is written in terms of hypergeometric functions, and find the 90 deg. scattering for head-on collision. In the second method the domain wall effective action is assumed to be U(1){sup N} gauge theory, and we find a good agreement between two methods for well-separated strings.

Eto, Minoru [INFN, Sezione di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Department of Physics, University of Pisa Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Fujimori, Toshiaki; Nagashima, Takayuki [Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan); Nitta, Muneto [Department of Physics, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 (Japan); Ohashi, Keisuke [Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, CB3 0WA (United Kingdom); Sakai, Norisuke [Department of Mathematics, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Tokyo 167-8585 (Japan)

2009-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

142

Acceleration of electric current-carrying string loop near a Schwarzschild black hole immersed in an asymptotically uniform magnetic field  

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We study the acceleration of an electric current-carrying and axially-symmetric string loop initially oscillating in the vicinity of a Schwarzschild black hole embedded in an external asymptotically uniform magnetic field. The plane of the string loop is orthogonal to the magnetic field lines and the acceleration of the string loop occurs due to the transmutation effect turning in the deep gravitational field the internal energy of the oscillating strings to the energy of their translational motion along the axis given by the symmetry of the black hole spacetime and the magnetic field. We restrict our attention to the motion of string loop with energy high enough, when it can overcome the gravitational attraction and escape to infinity. We demonstrate that for the current-carrying string loop the transmutation effect is enhanced by the contribution of the interaction between the electric current of the string loop and the external magnetic field and we give conditions that have to be fulfilled for an efficient acceleration. The Schwarzschild black hole combined with the strong external magnetic field can accelerate the current-carrying string loop up to the velocities close to the speed of light $v \\sim c$. Therefore, the string loop transmutation effect can potentially well serve as an explanation for acceleration of highly relativistic jets observed in microquasars and active galactic nuclei.

Arman Tursunov; Martin Kolo; Zden?k Stuchlk; Bobomurat Ahmedov

2014-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

143

Topological Strings from Quantum Mechanics  

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We propose a general correspondence which associates a non-perturbative quantum-mechanical operator to a toric Calabi-Yau manifold, and we conjecture an explicit formula for its spectral determinant in terms of an M-theoretic version of the topological string free energy. As a consequence, we derive an exact quantization condition for the operator spectrum, in terms of the vanishing of a generalized theta function. The perturbative part of this quantization condition is given by the Nekrasov-Shatashvili limit of the refined topological string, but there are non-perturbative corrections determined by the conventional topological string. We analyze in detail the cases of local P2, local P1xP1 and local F1. In all these cases, the predictions for the spectrum agree with the existing numerical results. We also show explicitly that our conjectured spectral determinant leads to the correct spectral traces of the corresponding operators, which are closely related to topological string theory at orbifold points. Physically, our results provide a Fermi gas picture of topological strings on toric Calabi-Yau manifolds, which is fully non-perturbative and background independent. They also suggest the existence of an underlying theory of M2 branes behind this formulation. Mathematically, our results lead to precise, surprising conjectures relating the spectral theory of functional difference operators to enumerative geometry.

Alba Grassi; Yasuyuki Hatsuda; Marcos Marino

2014-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

144

Dynamic cosmic strings. II. Numerical evolution of excited cosmic strings U. Sperhake,* K. R. P. Sjodin,  

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the string to oscillate at frequencies proportional to the masses of the scalar and vector fields of the string. After the pulse has largely radiated away the string continues to ring but the oscillations that this interaction causes the string fields S and P to oscillate and examine how this oscillation depends upon both

Vickers, James

145

Acoustic data transmission through a drill string  

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Acoustical signals are transmitted through a drill string by canceling upward moving acoustical noise and by preconditioning the data in recognition of the comb filter impedance characteristics of the drill string. 5 figs.

Drumheller, D.S.

1988-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

146

String spectra near some null cosmological singularities  

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We construct cosmological spacetimes with null Kasner-like singularities as purely gravitational solutions with no other background fields turned on. These can be recast as anisotropic plane-wave spacetimes by coordinate transformations. We analyse string quantization to find the spectrum of string modes in these backgrounds. The classical string modes can be solved for exactly in these time-dependent backgrounds, which enables a detailed study of the near singularity string spectrum, (time-dependent) oscillator masses and wavefunctions. We find that for low lying string modes(finite oscillation number), the classical near-singularity string mode functions are non-divergent for various families of singularities. Furthermore, for any infinitesimal regularization of the vicinity of the singularity, we find a tower of string modes of ultra-high oscillation number which propagate essentially freely in the background. The resulting picture suggests that string interactions are non-negligible near the singularity.

Kallingalthodi Madhu; K. Narayan

2009-04-29T23:59:59.000Z

147

Repetitions in strings: algorithms and combinatorics  

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is that stuttering is likely to slow down any string-matching algorithm. The analysis of periods is even more

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

148

Self-excited cosmic string dynamos  

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... When an oscillating cosmic ... cosmic string loop crosses a stationary magnetic field line, two sets of charge carriers are produced. ...

David N. Spergel; William H. Press; Robert J. Scherrer

1988-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

149

String Theory at Snowmass Michael Dine  

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an opportunity for members of the string theory community to learn about issues we face in making decisions aboutString Theory at Snowmass Michael Dine Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 (Dated: September 23, 2002) This is the summary talk for the String Theory

California at Santa Cruz, University of

150

Grand unified strings and galaxy formation  

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The possibility that topologically stable strings formed at a grand unification phase transition led to galaxy formation is discussed. A large class of solutions describing non-self-intersecting loops is presented. The gravitational field and power radiated from a simple class of oscillating configurations of string is calculated, and the possibility of its detection discussed. Unique features of the string scenario are emphasized.

Neil Turok

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Cosmic string scaling in flat space  

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We investigate the evolution of infinite strings as a part of a complete cosmic string network in flat space. We perform a simulation of the network which uses functional forms for the string position and thus is exact to the limits of computer arithmetic. Our results confirm that the wiggles on the strings obey a scaling law described by universal power spectrum. The average distance between long strings also scales accurately with the time. These results suggest that small-scale structure will also scale in an expanding universe, even in the absence of gravitational damping.

Vitaly Vanchurin; Ken Olum; Alexander Vilenkin

2005-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

152

Tachyon solutions in boundary and open string field theory  

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We construct rolling tachyon solutions of open and boundary string field theory (OSFT and BSFT, respectively), in the bosonic and supersymmetric (susy) case. The wildly oscillating solution of susy OSFT is recovered, together with a family of time-dependent BSFT solutions, for the bosonic and susy string. These are parametrized by an arbitrary constant r involved in solving the Green equation of the target fields. When r=0 we recover previous results in BSFT, whereas for r attaining the value predicted by OSFT it is shown that the bosonic OSFT solution is the derivative of the boundary one; in the supersymmetric case the relation between the two solutions is more complicated. This technical correspondence sheds some light on the nature of wild oscillations, which appear in both theories whenever r>0.

Calcagni, Gianluca; Nardelli, Giuseppe [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QH (United Kingdom) and Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, Department of Physics, Pennsylvania State University, 104 Davey Lab, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 (United States); Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica, Universita Cattolica, via Musei 41, 25121 Brescia (Italy) and INFN Gruppo Collegato di Trento, Universita di Trento, 38050 Povo, Trento (Italy)

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

153

Tachyon solutions in boundary and cubic string field theory  

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We construct rolling tachyon solutions of open and boundary string field theory (OSFT and BSFT, respectively), in the bosonic and supersymmetric (susy) case. The wildly oscillating solution of susy OSFT is recovered, together with a family of time-dependent BSFT solutions for the bosonic and susy string. These are parametrized by an arbitrary constant r involved in solving the Green equation of the target fields. When r=0 we recover previous results in BSFT, whereas for r attaining the value predicted by OSFT it is shown that the bosonic OSFT solution is the derivative of the boundary one; in the supersymmetric case the relation between the two solutions is more complicated. This technical correspondence sheds some light on the nature of wild oscillations, which appear in both theories whenever r>0.

Gianluca Calcagni; Giuseppe Nardelli

2007-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

154

Topological Strings from Quantum Mechanics  

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We propose a general correspondence which associates a non-perturbative quantum-mechanical operator to a toric Calabi-Yau manifold, and we conjecture an explicit formula for its spectral determinant in terms of an M-theoretic version of the topological string free energy. As a consequence, we derive an exact quantization condition for the operator spectrum, in terms of the vanishing of a generalized theta function. The perturbative part of this quantization condition is given by the Nekrasov-Shatashvili limit of the refined topological string, but there are non-perturbative corrections determined by the conventional topological string. We analyze in detail the cases of local P2, local P1xP1 and local F1. In all these cases, the predictions for the spectrum agree with the existing numerical results. We also show explicitly that our conjectured spectral determinant leads to the correct spectral traces of the corresponding operators, which are closely related to topological string theory at orbifold points. Phys...

Grassi, Alba; Marino, Marcos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Energy in a String Wave  

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When one end of a taut horizontal elastic string is shaken repeatedly up and down a transverse wave (assume sine waveform) will be produced and travel along it.1 College students know this type of wave motion well. They know when the wave passes by each element of the string will perform an oscillating up?down motion which in mechanics is termed simple harmonic 2. They also know elements of the string at the highest and the lowest positionsthe crests and the troughsare momentarily at rest while those at the centerline (zero displacement) have the greatest speed as shown in Fig. 1. Irrespective of this they are less familiar with the energy associated with the wave. They may fail to answer a question such as In a traveling string wave which elements have respectively the greatest kinetic energy (KE) and the greatest potential energy (PE)? The answer to the former is not difficult; elements at zero position have the fastest speed and hence their KE being proportional to the square of speed is the greatest. To the PE what immediately comes to their mind may be the simple harmonic motion (SHM) in which the PE is the greatest and the KE is zero at the two turning points. It may thus lead them to think elements at crests or troughs have the greatest PE. Unfortunately this association is wrong. Thinking that the crests or troughs have the greatest PE is a misconception.3

Chiu?king Ng

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

---DRAFT ---IASSNSHEP97/72 VIII. Heterotic Strings  

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string construction relies on the independence of the oscillator modes of left and right moving sectors--- DRAFT --- IASSNS­HEP­97/72 Lecture 13 VIII. Heterotic Strings Eric D'Hoker So far, the only string theory, where gauge charges were appended to the end points of open strings. Heterotic string

157

Resumming the string perturbation series  

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We use the AdS/CFT correspondence to study the resummation of a perturbative genus expansion appearing in the type II superstring dual of ABJM theory. Although the series is Borel summable, its Borel resummation does not agree with the exact non-perturbative answer due to the presence of complex instantons. The same type of behavior appears in the WKB quantization of the quartic oscillator in Quantum Mechanics, which we analyze in detail as a toy model for the string perturbation series. We conclude that, in these examples, Borel summability is not enough for extracting non-perturbative information, due to non-perturbative effects associated to complex instantons. We also analyze the resummation of the genus expansion for topological string theory on local $\\mathbb P^1 \\times \\mathbb P^1$, which is closely related to ABJM theory. In this case, the non-perturbative answer involves membrane instantons computed by the refined topological string, which are crucial to produce a well-defined result. We give evidence that the Borel resummation of the perturbative series requires such a non-perturbative sector.

Alba Grassi; Marcos Marino; Szabolcs Zakany

2015-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

158

Cosmological Consequences of String Axions  

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Axion fluctuations generated during inflation lead to isocurvature and non-Gaussian temperature fluctuations in the cosmic microwave background radiation. Following a previous analysis for the model independent string axion we consider the consequences of a measurement of these fluctuations for two additional string axions. We do so independent of any cosmological assumptions except for the axions being massless during inflation. The first axion has been shown to solve the strong CP problem for most compactifications of the heterotic string while the second axion, which does not solve the strong CP problem, obeys a mass formula which is independent of the axion scale. We find that if gravitational waves interpreted as arising from inflation are observed by the PLANCK polarimetry experiment with a Hubble constant during inflation of H{sub inf} {approx}> 10{sup 13} GeV the existence of the first axion is ruled out and the second axion cannot obey the scale independent mass formula. In an appendix we quantitatively justify the often held assumption that temperature corrections to the zero temperature QCD axion mass may be ignored for temperatures T {approx}< {Lambda}{sub QCD}.

Kain, Ben

2005-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

159

Gravitational waves versus cosmic strings  

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The equation which governs the temporal evolution of a gravitational wave (GW) in curved space-time can be treated as the Schrodinger equation for a particle moving in the presence of an effective potential. When GWs propagate in an expanding Universe with constant effective potential, there is a critical value (kc) of the comoving wave-number which discriminates the metric perturbations into oscillating (k > kc) and non-oscillating (k kc) modes. The effective potential is reduced to a non-vanishing constant in a cosmological model which is driven by a two-component fluid, consisting of radiation (dominant) and cosmic strings (subdominant). However, the cosmological evolution (gradually) results in the scaling of any long-cosmic-string network and, therefore, after some time (??) the Universe enters in the pure-radiation epoch. The evolution of the non-oscillatory GW modes during ??, results in the distortion of the low-frequency part of the stochastic GW power-spectrum, which, therefore, departs from scale invariance (anticipated in the pure-radiation case). As regards the corresponding high-frequency part (which is determined by the evolution of the oscillating modes), we find that the presence of cosmic strings gives rise to the quantum-gravitational creation of gravitons, leading to the amplification of the GW signal by (almost) two orders of magnitude.

Kostas Kleidis

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Resumming the string perturbation series  

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We use the AdS/CFT correspondence to study the resummation of a perturbative genus expansion appearing in the type II superstring dual of ABJM theory. Although the series is Borel summable, its Borel resummation does not agree with the exact non-perturbative answer due to the presence of complex instantons. The same type of behavior appears in the WKB quantization of the quartic oscillator in Quantum Mechanics, which we analyze in detail as a toy model for the string perturbation series. We conclude that Borel summability is not enough for extracting non-perturbative information, and one has to add explicit non-perturbative effects associated to complex instantons. We also analyze the resummation of the genus expansion for topological string theory on local P1xP1, which is closely related to ABJM theory. In this case, the non-perturbative answer involves membrane instantons computed by the refined topological string, which are crucial to produce a well-defined result. We give evidence that the Borel resummation of the perturbative series requires such a non-perturbative sector.

Alba Grassi; Marcos Marino; Szabolcs Zakany

2014-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Resumming the string perturbation series  

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We use the AdS/CFT correspondence to study the resummation of a perturbative genus expansion appearing in the type II superstring dual of ABJM theory. Although the series is Borel summable, its Borel resummation does not agree with the exact non-perturbative answer due to the presence of complex instantons. The same type of behavior appears in the WKB quantization of the quartic oscillator in Quantum Mechanics, which we analyze in detail as a toy model for the string perturbation series. We conclude that Borel summability is not enough for extracting non-perturbative information, and one has to add explicit non-perturbative effects associated to complex instantons. We also analyze the resummation of the genus expansion for topological string theory on local P1xP1, which is closely related to ABJM theory. In this case, the non-perturbative answer involves membrane instantons computed by the refined topological string, which are crucial to produce a well-defined result. We give evidence that the Borel resummati...

Grassi, Alba; Zakany, Szabolcs

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microphysics of SO(10) cosmic strings  

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We uncover a rich microphysical structure for SO(10) cosmic strings. For the Abelian string the electroweak symmetry is restored around it in a region depending on the electroweak scale. Four distinct non-Abelian strings are found. Some of these also restore the electroweak symmetry. We investigate the zero mode structure of our strings. Whilst there are right-handed neutrino zero modes for the Abelian string, they do not survive the electroweak phase transition in the case of the lowest energy solution. We elucidate the zero mode structure for the non-Abelian strings above and below the electroweak phase transition. We consider the generalization of our results to other theories and consider the cosmological consequences of them.

Anne-Christine Davis and Stephen C. Davis

1997-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

163

Loop Gas Model for Open Strings  

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The open string with one-dimensional target space is formulated in terms of an SOS, or loop gas, model on a random surface. We solve an integral equation for the loop amplitude with Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions imposed on different pieces of its boundary. The result is used to calculate the mean values of order and disorder operators, to construct the string propagator and find its spectrum of excitations. The latter is not sensible neither to the string tension $\\L$ nor to the mass $\\mu$ of the ``quarks'' at the ends of the string. As in the case of closed strings, the SOS formulation allows to construct a Feynman diagram technique for the string interaction amplitudes.

V. Kazakov; I. Kostov

1992-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

164

Parametric resonance and nonlinear string vibrations  

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Periodic changes in the tension of a taut string parametrically excite transverse motion in the string when the driving frequency is close to twice the natural frequency of any transverse normal mode of the string. The literature on this phenomenon is synthesized and extended to include the effects of damping as well as nonlinearity. It is shown that it is nonlinearity rather than damping that limits the growth of a resonantly excited mode although damping is needed for steady-state oscillations to occur. The validity of the usual approximation that the string tension depends only on time and not on space is checked by modeling a string as point masses joined by massless linear springs. It is found that although this approximation is likely to be violated in practice the violation does not have a significant effect on the results. The source of the disagreement in the literature for the speed of longitudinal waves in a stretched string is identified.

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

"Alice" String as Source of the Kerr Spinning Particle  

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Kerr geometry has twofoldedness which can be cured by a truncation of the `negative' sheet of metric. It leads to the models of disk-like sources of the Kerr solution and to a class of disk-like or bag-like models of the Kerr spinning particle. There is an alternative way: to retain the `negative' sheet as the sheet of advanced fields. In this case the source of spinning particle is the Kerr singular ring which can be considered as a twofold "Alice" string. This string can have electromagnetic excitations in the form of traveling waves generating spin and mass of the particle. Model of this sort was suggested in 1974 as a "microgeon with spin". Recent progress in the obtaining of the nonstationary and radiating Kerr solutions enforces us to return to this model and to consider it as a model for the light spinning particles. We discuss here the real and complex Kerr geometry and some unusual properties of the oscillating solutions in the model of "Alice" string source.

Alexander Burinskii

2010-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

166

Gamma Ray Bursts from Ordinary Cosmic Strings  

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We give an upper estimate for the number of gamma ray bursts from ordinary (non-superconducting) cosmic strings expected to be observed at terrestrial detectors. Assuming that cusp annihilation is the mechanism responsible for the bursts we consider strings arising at a GUT phase transition and compare our estimate with the recent BATSE results. Further we give a lower limit for the effective area of future detectors designed to detect the cosmic string induced flux of gamma ray bursts.

R. H. Brandenberger; A. T. Sornborger; M. Trodden

1993-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

167

Four Dimensional Supergravity from String Theory  

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A derivation of N=1 supergravity action from string theory is presented. Starting from a Nambu-Goto bosonic string, matter field is introduced to obtain a superstring in four dimension. The excitation quanta of this string contain graviton and the gravitino. Using the principle of equivalence, the action in curved space time are found and the sum of them is the Deser-Zumino N=1 supergravity action. The energy tensor is Lorentz invariant due to supersymmetry.

B. B. Deo

2005-03-24T23:59:59.000Z

168

Electroweak strings, zero modes and baryon number  

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The Dirac equations for leptons and quarks in the background of an electroweak Zstring have zero mode solutions. If two loops of electroweak string are linked, the zero modes on one of the loops interacts with the other loop via an Aharanov-Bohm interaction. The effects of this interaction are briefly discussed and it is shown that the fermions induce a baryon number on linked loops of Zstring.

Tanmay Vachaspati

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detailed stability analysis of electroweak strings  

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We give a detailed stability analysis of the Z-string in the standard electroweak model. We identify the mode that determines the stability of the string and numerically map the region of parameter space where the string is stable. For sin2?W = 0.23, we find that the strings are unstable for a Higgs mass larger than 23 GeV. Given the latest constraints of the Higgs mass from LEP, this shows that, if the standard electroweak model is realized in nature, the existing vortex solutions are unstable.

Margaret James; Leandros Perivolaropoulos; Tanmay Vachaspati

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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8.251 String Theory for Undergraduates, Spring 2005  

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Introduction to the main concepts of string theory to undergraduates. Since string theory is quantum mechanics of a relativistic string, the foundations of the subject can be explained to students exposed to both special ...

Zwiebach, Barton

171

Recent Progress in Weakly-Coupled Heterotic String Phenomenology  

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Coupled Heterotic String Phenomenology Yi-Yen Wu TheoreticalHeterotic String Phenomenology ? arXiv:hep-ph/9707498v1 28coupled heterotic string phenomenology are reviewed. We

Wu, Yi-Yen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oscillating String as a Force Sensor in Scanning Force Microscopy  

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We present a sensor that uses an oscillating string to detect forces. A cantilever beam serves as a sample stage. The string is attached to the free end of ... the free end of the beam modifies the string tension...

A. Stalder; U. Drig

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Light Higgsino Dark Matter in a Realistic String CMSSM  

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When supersymmetry breaking is dominated by the complex structure moduli and the universal dilaton, a subset of the supersymmetry parameter space in a realistic MSSM constructed from intersecting/magnetized D-branes is equivalent to the mSUGRA/CMSSM parameter space with the trilinear term fixed to be minus the gaugino mass, A_0=-m_{1/2}. More generally, the scalar mass-squared terms for sfermions are split about the Higgs mass-squared terms, m_{Q_L,L_L}^2=m_H^2 - \\Delta m^2$ and m_{Q_R,L_R}^2=m_H^2 + \\Delta m^2, for generic values of the Kahler moduli. The hyberbolic branch/focus point (HB/FP) regions of this parameter space are present for both \\Delta m^2 = 0 and \\Delta m^2 \

Mayes, Van E

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Light Higgsino Dark Matter in a Realistic String CMSSM  

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When supersymmetry breaking is dominated by the complex structure moduli and the universal dilaton, a subset of the supersymmetry parameter space in a realistic MSSM constructed from intersecting/magnetized D-branes is equivalent to the mSUGRA/CMSSM parameter space with the trilinear term fixed to be minus the gaugino mass, A_0=-m_{1/2}. More generally, the scalar mass-squared terms for sfermions are split about the Higgs mass-squared terms, m_{Q_L,L_L}^2=m_H^2 - \\Delta m^2$ and m_{Q_R,L_R}^2=m_H^2 + \\Delta m^2, for generic values of the Kahler moduli. The hyberbolic branch/focus point (HB/FP) regions of this parameter space are present for both \\Delta m^2 = 0 and \\Delta m^2 \

Van E. Mayes; Andrew W. Lutz

2014-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

175

On the Dynamics of Two Oscillating Cosmic Strings  

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We present the spacetime interval of thenonradiated cosmic string oscillating as standing waves.The influence of string oscillations on the dynamics ofa probe...

T. Omarov; L. Chechin

176

Neutrino Oscillations from String Theory  

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We derive the character of neutrino oscillations that results from a model of equivalence principle violation suggested recently by Damour and Polyakov as a plausible consequence of string theory. In this model neutrino oscillations will take place through interaction with a long range scalar field of gravitational origin even if the neutrinos are degenerate in mass. The energy dependence of the oscillation length is identical to that in the conventional mass mixing mechanism. This possibility further highlghts the independence of and need for more exacting direct neutrino mass measurements together with a next generation of neutrinoless double beta decay experiments.

A. Halprin; C. N. Leung

1997-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Singularities and Closed String Tachyons  

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A basic problem in gravitational physics is the resolution of spacetime singularities where general relativity breaks down. The simplest such singularities are conical singularities arising from orbifold identifications of flat space, and the most challenging are spacelike singularities inside black holes (and in cosmology). Topology changing processes also require evolution through classically singular spacetimes. I briefly review how a phase of closed string tachyon condensate replaces, and helps to resolve, basic singularities of each of these types. Finally I discuss some interesting features of singularities arising in the small volume limit of compact negatively curved spaces and the emerging zoology of spacelike singularities.

Silverstein, Eva; /SLAC /Stanford U., Phys. Dept.

2006-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

178

Magnetic Moment of Electrons near Cosmic Strings  

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We study the effect of background geometry generated by a thin cosmic string on the anomalous magnetic moment of the electron. We find that the magnitude of the quantum correction to the magnetic moment depends on the distance from the cosmic string as well as on the deficit angle.

Takuya Maki; Kiyoshi Shiraishi

2014-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

179

From surface roughening to QCD string theory  

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Surface critical phenomena and the related onset of Goldstone modes represent fundamental properties of the confining flux in Quantum Chromodynamics. New ideas on surface roughening and their implications for lattice studies of quark confinement and string formation are presented. Problems with a simple string description of the large Wilson surface are discussed.

Keisuke Jimmy Juge et al.

2001-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

180

Derandomizing from Random Strings Harry Buhrman  

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Derandomizing from Random Strings Harry Buhrman CWI and University of Amsterdam buhrman c log n, R=c log n K , itself a strings of length nc , is complex enough to figure as a hard an alternative proof of the existence of an r.e. set A, due to Barzdin [4], such that for all time bounds t

Fortnow, Lance

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Strongly Universal String Hashing is Fast  

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......including low-power processors. Our tests include hash functions designed for processors...including low-power processors. Our tests include hash functions designed for processors...insensitive to the content of the string: in our tests we hashed randomly generated strings......

Daniel Lemire; Owen Kaser

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wiggly cosmic strings accrete dark energy  

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This paper deals with a study of the cylindrically symmetric accretion of dark energy with equation of state $p=w\\rho$ onto wiggly straight cosmic strings. We have obtained that when $w>-1$ the linear energy density in the string core gradually increases tending to a finite maximum value as time increases for all considered dark energy models. On the regime where the dominant energy condition is violated all such models predict a steady decreasing of the linear energy density of the cosmic strings as phantom energy is being accreted. The final state of the string after such an accretion process is a wiggleless defect. It is argued however that if accreation of phantom energy would proceed by successive quantum steps then the defect would continue losing linear energy density until a minimum nonzero value which can be quite smaller than that corresponding to the unperturbed string.

Pedro F. Gonzalez-Diaz; Jose A. Jimenez Madrid

2005-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

183

Phenomenology from the Landscape of String Vacua  

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This article is the author's PhD thesis. After a review of string vacua obtained through compactification (with and wothout fluxes), it presents and describes various aspects of the Landscape of string vacua. At first it gives an introduction and an overview of the statistical study of the set of four dimensional string vacua, giving the detailed study of one corner of this set (G2-holonomy compactifications of M-theory). Then it presents the ten dimensional approach to string vacua, concentrating on the ten dimensional description of the Type IIA flux vacua. Finally it gives two examples of models having some interesting and characteristic phenomenological features, and that belong to two different corners of the Landscape: warped compactifications of Type IIB String Theory and M-theory compactifications on G2-holonomy manifolds.

Roberto Valandro

2008-07-04T23:59:59.000Z

184

String Gas Cosmology and Non-Gaussianities  

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Recently it has been shown that string gas cosmology, an alternative model of the very early universe which does not involve a period of cosmological inflation, can give rise to an almost scale invariant spectrum of metric perturbations. Here we calculate the non-Gaussianities of the spectrum of cosmological fluctuations in string gas cosmology, and find that these non-Gaussianities depend linearly on the wave number and that their amplitude depends sensitively on the string scale. If the string scale is at the TeV scale, string gas cosmology could lead to observable non-Gaussianities, if it is close to the Planck scale, then the non-Gaussianities on current cosmological scales are negligible.

Bin Chen; Yi Wang; Wei Xue; Robert Brandenberger

2008-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

185

Planckian Axions in String Theory  

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We argue that super-Planckian diameters of axion fundamental domains can naturally arise in Calabi-Yau compactifications of string theory. In a theory with $N$ axions $\\theta^i$, the fundamental domain is a polytope defined by the periodicities of the axions, via constraints of the form $-\\pi\\sqrt{N}$. This result is robust in the presence of $P>N$ constraints, while for $P=N$ the diameter is further enhanced by eigenvector delocalization to $N^{3/2}f_N$. We directly verify our results in explicit Calabi-Yau compactifications of type IIB string theory. In the classic example with $h^{1,1}=51$ where parametrically controlled moduli stabilization was demonstrated by Denef et al. in [1], the largest metric eigenvalue obeys $f_N \\approx 0.013 M_{pl}$. The random matrix analysis then predicts, and we exhibit, axion diameters $>M_{pl}$ for the precise vacuum parameters found in [1]. Our results provide a framework for achieving large-field axion inflation in well-understood flux vacua.

Bachlechner, Thomas C; McAllister, Liam

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Wavy strings: Black or bright?  

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Recent developments in string theory have brought forth considerable interest in time-dependent hair on extended objects. This novel new hair is typically characterized by a wave profile along the horizon and angular momentum quantum numbers l,m in the transverse space. In this work, we present an extensive treatment of such oscillating black objects, focusing on their geometric properties. We first give a theorem of purely geometric nature, stating that such wavy hair cannot be detected by any scalar invariant built out of the curvature and/or matter fields. However, we show that the tidal forces detected by an infalling observer diverge at the {open_quotes}horizon{close_quotes} of a black string superposed with a vibration in any mode with l{ge}1. The same argument applied to longitudinal (l=0) waves detects only finite leading-order tidal forces. We also provide an example with a manifestly smooth metric, proving that at least a certain class of these longitudinal waves have regular horizons. {copyright} {ital 1997} {ital The American Physical Society}

Kaloper, N. [Department of Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N3L 3G1 (CANADA)] [Department of Physics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, N3L 3G1 (CANADA); Myers, R.C.; Roussel, H. [Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T8 (CANADA)] [Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T8 (CANADA)

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibrational modes of a rotating string Theodore J. Allen  

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find the small amplitude oscillatory motions and frequencies of oscillation of the string and mass. WeVibrational modes of a rotating string Theodore J. Allen Department of Physics, University Motivated by non-relativistic models of a QCD string, we examine the system of a non-relativistic string

Allen, Theodore J.

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Vibrational modes of a rotating string Theodore J. Allen  

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find the small amplitude oscillatory motions and frequencies of oscillation of the string and mass. WeVibrational modes of a rotating string Theodore J. Allen Department of Physics, University Motivated by non­relativistic models of a QCD string, we examine the system of a non­relativistic string

Allen, Theodore J.

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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December 23, 2010 December 23, 2010 What Do You Think of Your LED Holiday Lights? Learn more about LED light strings for their holiday decorations. December 21, 2010 Remember the Batteries - and Maybe a Charger? For the holiday gift-giving season take a look at the ENERGY STAR® list of certified rechargeable batteries. December 20, 2010 Tax Credits, Appliance Rebates, and the End of 2010 Confused about the tax credits and appliance rebates? Here's the straight story on what is going on and when: December 16, 2010 How Do You Reduce Energy Use from Computers and Electronics? How do you reduce energy use from computers and electronics? December 14, 2010 Deck Those Halls! Preparing to decorate your home for the holiday season? Consider LED lighting as an energy-efficient option.

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Semiclassical string spectrum in a string model dual to large N QCD  

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We explore the string spectrum in the Witten QCD 4 model by considering classical string configurations, thereby obtaining energy formulas for quantum states with large excitation quantum numbers representing glueballs and KaluzaKlein states. In units of the string tension, the energies of all states increase as the 't Hooft coupling ? is decreased, except the energies of glueballs corresponding to strings lying on the horizon, which remain constant. We argue that some string solutions can be extrapolated to the small ? regime. We also find the classical mechanics description of supergravity glueballs in terms of point-like string configurations oscillating in the radial direction, and reproduce the glueball energy formula previously obtained by solving the equation for the dilaton fluctuation.

J.M. Pons; J.G. Russo; P. Talavera

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

Chaotic string-capture by black hole  

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We consider a macroscopic charge-current carrying (cosmic) string in the background of a Schwarzschild black hole. The string is taken to be circular and is allowed to oscillate and to propagate in the direction perpendicular to its plane (that is parallel to the equatorial plane of the black hole). Numerical investigations indicate that the system is non-integrable, but the interaction with the gravitational field of the black hole still gives rise to various qualitatively simple processes like `adiabatic capture' and `string transmutation'.

A L Larsen

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Topological Solitons in Helical Strings  

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The low-energy physics of (quasi)degenerate one-dimensional systems is typically understood as the particle-like dynamics of kinks between stable, ordered structures. Such dynamics, we show, becomes highly non-trivial when the ground states are topologically constrained: a dynamics of the domains rather than on the domains which the kinks separate. Motivated by recently reported observations of charged polymers physisorbed on nanotubes, we study kinks between helical structures of a string wrapping around a cylinder. While their motion cannot be disentangled from domain dynamics, and energy and momentum is not concentrated in the solitons, the dynamics of the domains can be folded back into a one-particle picture.

Cristiano Nisoli; Alexander V. Balatsky

2014-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

193

Scaling of cosmic string loops  

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We study the spectrum of loops as a part of a complete network of cosmic strings in flat space-time. After a long transient regime, characterized by production of small loops at the scale of the initial conditions, it appears that a true scaling regime takes over. In the final regime the characteristic size of loops scales as $0.1 t$, and the production rate of small loops goes as $l^{-1.63}$. In the expanding universe, we expect similar behavior with perhaps a less negative index. For such indices, the distribution of loops existing at any given time goes as $l^{-5/2}$ in the radiation era and $l^{-2}$ in the matter era.

Vanchurin, V; Vilenkin, A; Olum, Ken D.; Vanchurin, Vitaly; Vilenkin, Alexander

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

String Landscape and Supernovae Ia  

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We present a model for the triggering of Supernovae Ia (SN Ia) by a phase transition to exact supersymmetry (susy) in the core of a white dwarf star. The model, which accomodates the data on SN Ia and avoids the problems of the standard astrophysical accretion based picture, is based on string landscape ideas and assumes that the decay of the false broken susy vacuum is enhanced at high density. In a slowly expanding susy bubble, the conversion of pairs of fermions to pairs of degenerate scalars releases a significant amount of energy which induces fusion in the surrounding normal matter shell. After cooling, the absence of degeneracy pressure causes the susy bubble to collapse to a black hole of about 0.1 solar mass or to some other stable susy object.

L. Clavelli

2011-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

195

String-Corrected Black Holes  

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We investigate the geometry of four dimensional black hole solutions in the presence of stringy higher curvature corrections to the low energy effective action. For certain supersymmetric two charge black holes these corrections drastically alter the causal structure of the solution, converting seemingly pathological null singularities into timelike singularities hidden behind a finite area horizon. We establish, analytically and numerically, that the string-corrected two-charge black hole metric has the same Penrose diagram as the extremal four-charge black hole. The higher derivative terms lead to another dramatic effect -- the gravitational force exerted by a black hole on an inertial observer is no longer purely attractive! The magnitude of this effect is related to the size of the compactification manifold.

Hubeny, Veronika; Maloney, Alexander; Rangamani, Mukund

2005-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The current status of observational constraints on cosmic strings  

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The observational restrictions on the cosmic string scenario for the formation of large scale structure are evaluated. this restrictions are due to the spectrum of gravitational radiation emitted by oscillating string loops, anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background caused by the strings, and evaporating black holes formed from collapsed cosmic string loops. It is shown that the only free parameter of the scenario, the cosmic string mass-per-unit-length, {mu}, is severely restricted.

Caldwell, R.R.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

197

From random Regge triangulations to open strings  

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We show how Boundary Conformal Field Theory deformation techniques allow for a complete characterisation of the coupling between the discrete geometry inherited uniformizing a random Regge triangulations and open string theory.

Mauro Carfora; Claudio Dappiaggi; Valeria L. Gili

2007-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

198

String Scanning in the Icon Programming Language  

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...Article String Scanning in the Icon Programming Language R. E. Griswold * Department of Computer Science, The University...general-purpose programming language and describes how they have been introduced in the Icon programming language....

R. E. Griswold

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Strings in plane-fronted gravitational waves  

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Brinkmann's plane-fronted gravitational waves with parallel rays --~shortly pp-waves~-- are shown to provide, under suitable conditions, exact string vacua at all orders of the sigma-model perturbation expansion.

C. Duval; Z. Horvath; P. A. Horvathy

2006-02-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Unravelling strings at the CERN LHC  

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We construct LHC signature footprints for four semirealistic string/Mtheory vacua with a minimal supersymmetric standard model visible sector. We find that they all give rise to limited regions in LHC signature space and are qualitatively different from each other for understandable reasons. We also propose a technique in which correlations of LHC signatures can be effectively used to distinguish among these string theory vacua. We expect the technique to be useful for more general string vacua. We argue that further systematic analysis with this approach will allow LHC data to disfavor or exclude major corners of string/Mtheory and favor others. The technique can be used with limited integrated luminosity and improved.

Gordon L. Kane; Piyush Kumar; Jing Shao

2008-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

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String Phenomenology in the Era of LHC  

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The low-energy supersymmetry phenomenology for specific classes of string compactifications is investigated given that the low-energy physics may provide a clue as to the structure of the fundamental theory at high energy scales. The one...

Maxin, James A.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

202

Aspects of grand unified and string phenomenology  

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Explored in this report is the essential interconnectedness of Grand Unified and String Theoretic Phenomenology. In order to extract a modeled connection to low-energy physics from the context of superstring theory, it is presently necessary...

Walker, Joel Wesley

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Undulating strings and gauge theory waves  

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We study some dynamical aspects of the correspondence between strings in AdS space and external heavy quarks in N=4 SYM. Specifically, by examining waves propagating on such strings, we make some plausible (and some surprising) inferences about the time-dependent fields produced by oscillating quarks in the strongly coupled gauge theory. We point out a puzzle regarding energy conservation in the SYM theory. In addition, we perform a similar analysis of the gauge fields produced by a baryon (represented as a D5-brane with string-like extension in AdS space) and compare and contrast with the gauge fields produced by a quarkantiquark pair (represented as a string looping through AdS space).

Curtis G. Callan; Jr; Alberto Gijosa

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

The string of variable density: Further results  

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We analyze the problem of calculating the solutions and the spectrum of a string with arbitrary density and fixed ends. We build a perturbative scheme which uses a basis of WKB-type functions and obtain explicit expressions for the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of the string. Using this approach we show that it is possible to derive the asymptotic (high energy) behavior of the string, obtaining explicit expressions for the first three coefficients (the first two can also be obtained with the WKB method). Finally, using an iterative approach we also obtain analytical expressions for the low energy behavior of the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of a string with rapidly oscillating density, recovering (in a simpler way) results in the literature.

Paolo Amore

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Quantizing strings in de Sitter space  

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We quantize a string in the de Sitter background, and we find that the mass spectrum is modified by a term which is quadratic in oscillating numbers, and also proportional to the square of the Hubble constant.

Miao Li; Wei Song; Yushu Song

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Quantizing Strings in de Sitter Space  

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We quantize a string in the de Sitter background, and we find that the mass spectrum is modified by a term which is quadratic in oscillating numbers, and also proportional to the square of the Hubble constant.

Miao Li; Wei Song; Yushu Song

2007-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

207

The string of variable density: further results  

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We analyze the problem of calculating the solutions and the spectrum of a string with arbitrary density and fixed ends. We build a perturbative scheme which uses a basis of WKB-type functions and obtain explicit expressions for the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of the string. Using this approach we show that it is possible to derive the asymptotic (high energy) behavior of the string, obtaining explicit expressions for the first three coefficients (the first two can also be obtained with the WKB method). Finally using an iterative approach we also obtain analytical expressions for the low energy behavior of the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of a string with rapidly oscillating density, recovering (in a simpler way) results in the literature.

Paolo Amore

2010-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

208

Axions from cosmic string and wall decay  

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If inflation occurred with a reheat temperature > T{sub PQ}, axions from the decay of global axion strings and domain walls would make an important contribution to the cosmological energy density, comparable to that from vacuum misalignment. Several groups have numerically studied the evolution of axion strings and walls in the past, however substantial uncertainties remain in their contribution to the present density {Omega}{sub a,string+wall} {approx} 1-100 (f{sub a}/10{sup 12} GeV){sup 7/6}, where f{sub a} is the axion decay constant. I will describe the numerical methods used in our simulations and show results for several string and wall configurations.

Hagmann, C A

2010-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

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I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks,  

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I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks, it's LED Solid-State Lighting. I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks, it's LED Solid-State Lighting. May 5, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis John Lippert When it comes to lighting, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are the new kid on the block. LEDs are a form of solid-state lighting. As such, they are following the example of their siblings in the computer industry, improving in performance at an astonishing pace. In this blog I'm going to cover my personal experiences with LED lighting. I'll go over LED lighting in general, providing consumer buying tips, in a future blog. You may already be using LED lighting. They have become a popular holiday lighting option around Christmas time since they consume a fraction of the

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I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks,  

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Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks, it's LED Solid-State Lighting. I Have Seen the Light and It's Green...or Pink, or Blue, or Purple. Shucks, it's LED Solid-State Lighting. May 5, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis John Lippert When it comes to lighting, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are the new kid on the block. LEDs are a form of solid-state lighting. As such, they are following the example of their siblings in the computer industry, improving in performance at an astonishing pace. In this blog I'm going to cover my personal experiences with LED lighting. I'll go over LED lighting in general, providing consumer buying tips, in a future blog. You may already be using LED lighting. They have become a popular holiday lighting option around Christmas time since they consume a fraction of the

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Cosmic string loops, large and small  

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We extend our earlier model of the small-scale structure of cosmic string networks through an improved treatment of the separation of long and short scales. We find that the production of small loops (at the gravitational radiation scale) is a robust feature of string networks, in addition to a population of loops near the horizon scale. We obtain quantitative agreement with the scaling of loop production functions as found in simulations by two groups.

Florian Dubath; Joseph Polchinski; Jorge V. Rocha

2008-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

212

String Fields and the Standard Model  

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The Cremmer-Scherk mechanism is generalised in a non-Abelian context. In the presence of the Higgs scalars of the standard model it is argued that fields arising from the low energy effective string action may contribute to the mass generation of the observed vector bosons that mediate the electroweak interactions and that future analyses of experimental data should consider the possibility of string induced radiative corrections to the Weinberg angle coming from physics beyond the standard model.

T. Dereli; Robin W. Tucker

1998-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Decays of near BPS heterotic strings  

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The decay of highly excited massive string states in compactified heterotic string theories is discussed. We calculate the decay rate and spectrum of states carrying momentum and winding in the compactified direction. The longest lived states in the spectrum are near Bogomolnyi-Prasad-Sommerfield (BPS) states whose decay is dominated by a single decay channel of massless radiation which brings the state closer to being BPS.

Michael Gutperle and Darya Krym

2006-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

214

Cosmological acceleration from a gas of strings  

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In string gas cosmology, the extra dimensions of the underlying theory are kept at a microscopic scale by a gas of strings. In the matter-dominated era, however, dust pressure can lead to oscillations of the extra dimensions and to acceleration in the three visible dimensions, even with a vanishing cosmological term. We review the resulting oscillating expansion history, that provides an acceptable fit to the observed accelerated expansion of the Universe.

Francesc Ferrer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cosmological acceleration from a gas of strings  

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In string gas cosmology, the extra dimensions of the underlying theory are kept at a microscopic scale by a gas of strings. In the matter-dominated era, however, dust pressure can lead to oscillations of the extra dimensions and to acceleration in the three visible dimensions, even with a vanishing cosmological term. We review the resulting oscillating expansion history, that provides an acceptable fit to the observed accelerated expansion of the Universe.

Francesc Ferrer

2009-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

216

Cosmological Constant and Axions in String Theory  

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String theory axions appear to be promising candidates for explaining cosmological constant via quintessence. In this paper, we study conditions on the string compactifications under which axion quintessence can happen. For sufficiently large number of axions, cosmological constant can be accounted for as the potential energy of axions that have not yet relaxed to their minima. In compactifications that incorporate unified models of particle physics, the height of the axion potential can naturally fall close to the observed value of cosmological constant.

Svrcek, Peter; /Stanford U., Phys. Dept. /SLAC

2006-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Annual Review of BPA-Funded Projects in Natural and Artificial Propagation of Salmonids, March 27-29, 1985, Holiday Inn Airport, Portland, Oregon.  

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The Fish and Wildlife Division of Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) hosted a meeting for contractors to present the results of fiscal year 1984 research conducted to implement the Northwest Power Planning Council's Fish and Wildlife Program. The meeting focused on those projects specifically related to natural and artificial propagation of salmonids. The presentations were held at the Holiday Inn Airport in Portland, Oregon, on March 27-29, 1985. This document contains abstracts of the presentations from that meeting. Section 1 contains abstracts on artificial propagation, fish health, and downstream migration, and Section 2 contains abstracts on natural propagation and habitat improvement. The abstracts are indexed by BPA Project Number and by Fish and Wildlife Program Measure. The registered attendees at the meeting are listed alphabetically in Appendix A and by affiliation in Appendix B.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration.

1985-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

String junctions and holographic interfaces  

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In this paper we study half-BPS type IIB supergravity solutions with multiple AdS3S3M4 asymptotic regions, where M4 is either T4 or K3. These solutions were first constructed in [M. Chiodaroli, M. Gutperle, and D. Krym, J. High Energy Phys. 02 (2010) 066.] and have geometries given by the warped product of AdS2S2M4 over ?, where ? is a Riemann surface. We show that the holographic boundary has the structure of a star graph, i.e. n half-lines joined at a point. The attractor mechanism and the relation of the solutions to junctions of self-dual strings in six-dimensional supergravity are discussed. The solutions of [M. Chiodaroli, M. Gutperle, and D. Krym, J. High Energy Phys. 02 (2010) 066.] are constructed introducing two meromorphic and two harmonic functions defined on ?. We focus our analysis on solutions corresponding to junctions of three different conformal field theories and show that the conditions for having a solution charged only under Ramond-Ramond three-form fields reduce to relations involving the positions of the poles and the residues of the relevant harmonic and meromorphic functions. The degeneration limit in which some of the poles collide is analyzed in detail. Finally, we calculate the holographic boundary entropy for a junction of three CFTs and obtain a simple expression in terms of poles and residues.

Marco Chiodaroli, Michael Gutperle, Ling-Yan Hung, and Darya Krym

2011-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Domain Lines as Fractional Strings  

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We consider N=2 supersymmetric quantum electrodynamics (SQED) with 2 flavors, the Fayet--Iliopoulos parameter, and a mass term $\\beta$ which breaks the extended supersymmetry down to N=1. The bulk theory has two vacua; at $\\beta=0$ the BPS-saturated domain wall interpolating between them has a moduli space parameterized by a U(1) phase $\\sigma$ which can be promoted to a scalar field in the effective low-energy theory on the wall world-volume. At small nonvanishing $\\beta$ this field gets a sine-Gordon potential. As a result, only two discrete degenerate BPS domain walls survive. We find an explicit solitonic solution for domain lines -- string-like objects living on the surface of the domain wall which separate wall I from wall II. The domain line is seen as a BPS kink in the world-volume effective theory. We expect that the wall with the domain line on it saturates both the $\\{1,0\\}$ and the $\\{{1/2},{1/2}\\}$b central charges of the bulk theory. The domain line carries the magnetic flux which is exactly 1/2 of the flux carried by the flux tube living in the bulk on each side of the wall. Thus, the domain lines on the wall confine charges living on the wall, resembling Polyakov's three-dimensional confinement.

R. Auzzi; M. Shifman; A. Yung

2006-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Light Portal  

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The Light Portal was designed to organize and mark the pedestrian paths that circumnavigate the rectangle of the...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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String dynamics and ejection along the axis of a spinning black hole  

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Relativistic current carrying strings moving axisymmetrically on the background of a Kerr black hole are studied. The boundaries and possible types of motion of a string with a given energy and current are found. Regions of parameters for which the string falls into the black hole, is trapped in a toroidal volume, or can escape to infinity, are identified, and representative trajectories are examined by numerical integration, illustrating various interesting behaviors. In particular, we find that a string can start out at rest near the equatorial plane and, after bouncing around, be ejected out along the axis, some of its internal (elastic or rotational kinetic) energy having been transformed into translational kinetic energy. The resulting velocity can be an order unity fraction of the speed of light. This process results from the presence of an outer tension barrier and an inner angular momentum barrier that are deformed by the gravitational field. We speculatively discuss the possible astrophysical significance of this mechanism as a means of launching a collimated jet of magnetohydrodynamics plasma flux tubes along the spin axis of a gravitating system fed by an accretion disk.

Ted Jacobson and Thomas P. Sotiriou

2009-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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The string of variable density: Further results  

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We analyze the problem of calculating the solutions and the spectrum of a string with arbitrary density and fixed ends. We build a perturbative scheme which uses a basis of WKB-type functions and obtain explicit expressions for the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of the string. Using this approach we show that it is possible to derive the asymptotic (high energy) behavior of the string, obtaining explicit expressions for the first three coefficients (the first two can also be obtained with the WKB method). Finally, using an iterative approach we also obtain analytical expressions for the low energy behavior of the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of a string with rapidly oscillating density, recovering (in a simpler way) results in the literature. - Highlights: > We devise a perturbative approach to finding the modes of a string with arbitrary density. > We obtain explicitly the first three coefficients of the asymptotic high energy expansion. > We apply our findings to a series of examples, obtaining both analytical and numerical results.

Amore, Paolo, E-mail: paolo.amore@gmail.com

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

223

Light's twist  

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...equal to the optical power divided by the speed of light, and hence go unnoticed in our everyday lives...approaching object equal to the power in the light beam (P) divided by the speed of light. The movement of the approaching object does...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Light Properties Light travels at the speed of light `c'  

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LIGHT!! #12;Light Properties Light travels at the speed of light `c' C = 3 x 108 m/s Or 190.nasa.gov #12;The speed of light The speed of light `c' is equal to the frequency ` times the wavelength,000 miles/second!! Light could travel around the world about 8 times in one second #12;What is light?? Light

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

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Performance on patterned string problems by common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus)  

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The strings were approximately 48cm in length and were composed of metal link chains. One of the two strings had a small metal bottle cap at one end in which was...

Matthew Gagne; Kathryn Levesque; Lauren Nutile; Charles Locurto

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cosmic string structure at the gravitational radiation scale  

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We use our model of the small scale structure on cosmic strings to develop further the result of Siemens, Olum, and Vilenkin that the gravitational radiation length scale on cosmic strings is smaller than the previously assumed ?G?t. We discuss some of the properties of cosmic string loops at this cutoff scale, and we argue that recent network simulations point to two populations of cosmic string loops, one near the horizon scale and one near the gravitational radiation cutoff.

Joseph Polchinski and Jorge V. Rocha

2007-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

227

Cold quark matter, quadratic corrections, and gauge/string duality  

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We make an estimate of the quadratic correction in the pressure of cold quark matter using gauge/string duality.

Oleg Andreev

2010-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

228

Kinematic interpretation of string instability in a background gravitational field  

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The unstable regime in which the string oscillating modes develop imaginary frequencies is shown to be characterized, kinematically, by a positive relative acceleration among the different points of the string. Instability occurs when this acceleration, induced by the background curvature, is large enough to make the extension of the corresponding causally connected region smaller than the string maximal size. This kinematic characterization is applied, in particular, to discuss string instability in a static and spherically symmetric gravitational background.

M. Gasperini

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Large N Harmonic Oscillator as a String Theory  

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We propose a duality between the large-N gauged harmonic oscillator and a novel string theory in two dimensions.

Nissan Itzhaki; John McGreevy

2004-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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A worldsheet perspective on string inflation  

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We investigate the constraints of slow-roll inflation on the string worldsheet. A general gravity-matter set-up is used in which the worldsheet consists of an abstract CFT coupled to a 3+1 dimensional non-linear sigma model. The empirical slow-roll parameters are expressed in terms of the beta functions of operators in the matter/internal CFT and the beta function of the dilaton. The result confirms that inflation is only sensitive to macroscopic properties of the matter sector, and that in string theory inflation is a non-perturbative (in g_s) phenomenon and one must go beyond tree-level string theory.

Koenraad Schalm; Ted van der Aalst

2010-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Scattering off an SO(10) cosmic string  

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The scattering of fermions from the Abelian string arising during the phase transition SO(10)?SU(5)Z2 induced by the Higgs field in the 126 representation is studied. Elastic cross sections and baryon-number-violating cross sections due to the coupling to gauge fields in the core of the string are computed by both a first-quantized method and a perturbative second-quantized method. The elastic cross sections are found to be Aharonov-Bohm-type. However, there is a marked asymmetry between the scattering cross sections for left- and right-handed fields. The catalysis cross sections are small, depending on the grand unified scale. If cosmic strings were observed our results could help tie down the underlying gauge group.

Anne-Christine Davis and Rachel Jeannerot

1995-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tensor modes on the string theory landscape  

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We attempt an estimate for the distribution of the tensor mode fraction $r$ over the landscape of vacua in string theory. The dynamics of eternal inflation and quantum tunneling lead to a kind of democracy on the landscape, providing no bias towards large-field or small-field inflation regardless of the class of measure. The tensor mode fraction then follows the number frequency distributions of inflationary mechanisms of string theory over the landscape. We show that an estimate of the relative number frequencies for small-field vs large-field inflation, while unattainable on the whole landscape, may be within reach as a regional answer for warped Calabi-Yau flux compactifications of type IIB string theory.

Alexander Westphal

2012-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Kahler stabilized, modular invariant heterotic string models  

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We review the theory and phenomenology of effective supergravity theories based on orbifold compactifications of the weakly-coupled heterotic string. In particular, we consider theories in which the four-dimensional theory displays target space modular invariance and where the dilatonic mode undergoes Kahler stabilization. A self-contained exposition of effective Lagrangian approaches to gaugino condensation and heterotic string theory is presented, leading to the development of the models of Bintruy, Gaillard and Wu. Various aspects of the phenomenology of this class of models are considered. These include issues of supersymmetry breaking and superpartner spectra, the role of anomalous U(1) factors, issues of flavor and R-parity conservation, collider signatures, axion physics, and early universe cosmology. For the vast majority of phenomenological considerations the theories reviewed here compare quite favorably to other string-derived models in the literature. Theoretical objections to the framework and directions for further research are identified and discussed.

Gaillard, Mary K.; Gaillard, Mary K.; Nelson, Brent D.

2007-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting Systems  

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Purple LED lamp Purple LED lamp Lighting Systems Lighting research is aimed at improving the energy efficiency of lighting systems in buildings and homes across the nation. The goal is to reduce lighting energy consumption by 50% over twenty years by improving the efficiency of light sources, and controlling and delivering illumination so that it is available, where and when needed, and at the required intensity. Research falls into four main areas: Sources and Ballasts, Light Distribution Systems, Controls and Communications, and Human Factors. Contacts Francis Rubinstein FMRubinstein@lbl.gov (510) 486-4096 Links Lighting Research Group Batteries and Fuel Cells Buildings Energy Efficiency Applications Commercial Buildings Cool Roofs and Heat Islands Demand Response Energy Efficiency Program and Market Trends

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Apparatus for vibrating a pipe string in a borehole  

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This patent describes an apparatus for vibrating a drill string having a central axis in a borehole. The apparatus comprising means for generating at a downhole location longitudinally directional vibrations along the central axis of the drill string in response to flow of fluid through the interior of the drill string and a shock absorbing element mounted in the drill string between the apparatus and a drill bit carried by the drill string effective to substantially isolate the drill bit from the vibration induced in the drill string. Also described is a method of feeding a drill string through a mon-vertical section of borehole comprising: generating a downhole location a longitudinally directional vibration along the central axis of the drill string by oscillating a body in a axial direction relative to the drill string in response to flow of fluid through the interior of the drill string. The vibrations preventing frictional sticking of the drill string against the borehole wall; isolating a drill bit at the end of the drill string from the effects of the vibration during drilling operations; and moving the pipe longitudinally in the borehole.

Worrall, R.N.; Stulemeijer, I.P.J.M.

1990-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Ground Ring Of Two Dimensional String Theory  

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String theories with two dimensional space-time target spaces are characterized by the existence of a ``ground ring'' of operators of spin $(0,0)$. By understanding this ring, one can understand the symmetries of the theory and illuminate the relation of the critical string theory to matrix models. The symmetry groups that arise are, roughly, the area preserving diffeomorphisms of a two dimensional phase space that preserve the fermi surface (of the matrix model) and the volume preserving diffeomorphisms of a three dimensional cone. The three dimensions in question are the matrix eigenvalue, its canonical momentum, and the time of the matrix model.

Edward Witten

1991-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Power-law Solutions from Heterotic Strings  

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In this paper we search for accelerating power-law and ekpyrotic solutions in heterotic string theory with NS-NS fluxes compactified on half-flat and generalized half-flat manifolds. We restrict our searches to the STZ sector of the theory and include linear order $\\alpha'$ corrections when looking for accelerating solutions. We find two ekpyrotic solutions in the case when the heterotic string theory is compactified on generalized half-flat manifolds. We do not find accelerating solutions in any of the models.

Tibra Ali; S. Shajidul Haque

2014-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

238

Oscillation damping of chiral string loops  

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Chiral cosmic string loop tends to the stationary (vorton) configuration due to the energy loss into the gravitational and electromagnetic radiation. We describe the asymptotic behaviour of near stationary chiral loops and their fading to vortons. General limits on the gravitational and electromagnetic energy losses by near stationary chiral loops are found. For these loops we estimate the oscillation damping time. We present solvable examples of gravitational radiation energy loss by some chiral loop configurations. The analytical dependence of string energy with time is found in the case of the chiral ring with small amplitude radial oscillations.

Eugeny Babichev; Vyacheslav Dokuchaev

2002-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

239

The String Landscape, Black Holes and Gravity as the Weakest Force  

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We conjecture a general upper bound on the strength of gravity relative to gauge forces in quantum gravity. This implies, in particular, that in a four-dimensional theory with gravity and a U(1) gauge field with gauge coupling g, there is a new ultraviolet scale Lambda=g M_{Pl}, invisible to the low-energy effective field theorist, which sets a cutoff on the validity of the effective theory. Moreover, there is some light charged particle with mass smaller than or equal to Lambda. The bound is motivated by arguments involving holography and absence of remnants, the (in) stability of black holes as well as the non-existence of global symmetries in string theory. A sharp form of the conjecture is that there are always light "elementary" electric and magnetic objects with a mass/charge ratio smaller than the corresponding ratio for macroscopic extremal black holes, allowing extremal black holes to decay. This conjecture is supported by a number of non-trivial examples in string theory. It implies the necessary presence of new physics beneath the Planck scale, not far from the GUT scale, and explains why some apparently natural models of inflation resist an embedding in string theory.

Nima Arkani-Hamed; Lubos Motl; Alberto Nicolis; Cumrun Vafa

2006-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting Renovations  

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When undertaking a lighting renovation in a Federal building, daylighting is the primary renewable energy opportunity. Photovoltaics (PV) also present an excellent opportunity. While this guide...

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Cerenkov Light  

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The bright blue glow from nuclear reactors is Cerenkov light. Karl Slifer describes how nuclear physicists can use this phenomenon to study the nucleus of the atom.

Slifer, Karl

2014-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Somme esempio PhysicalAddr = firstlast:String, addr:String  

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:String, email:String Addr = PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr inl : "PhysicalAddr- > PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr" inr : "VirtualAddr- > PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr" getName = a:Addr. case a of inl x ==> x.firstlast | inr y ==> y.name; Semantica, Mariangiola Dezani, a.a. 2003-2004 1 #12;' & $ % Nuove forme sintattiche t ::= ... terms inl

Dezani-Ciancaglini, Mariangiola

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Somme esempio PhysicalAddr = {firstlast:String, addr:String}  

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:String, email:String} Addr = PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr inl : "PhysicalAddr- > PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr" inr : "VirtualAddr- > PhysicalAddr + VirtualAddr" getName = a:Addr. case a of inl x ==> x.firstlast | inr y ==> y.name; Semantica, Mariangiola Dezani, a.a. 2004-2005 1 #12;' & $ % Nuove forme sintattiche t ::= ... termini inl

Dezani-Ciancaglini, Mariangiola

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The Cosmological Constant and the String Landscape  

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Theories of the cosmological constant fall into two classes, those in which the vacuum energy is fixed by the fundamental theory and those in which it is adjustable in some way. For each class we discuss key challenges. The string theory landscape is an example of an adjustment mechanism. We discuss the status of this idea, and future directions.

Joseph Polchinski

2006-04-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomaly polynomial of E-string theories  

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We determine the anomaly polynomial of the E-string theory and its higher-rank generalizations, that is, the 6d $\\mathcal{N} =(1, 0)$ superconformal theories on the worldvolume of one or multiple M5-branes embedded within the end-of-the-world brane with $E_8$ symmetry.

Ohmori, Kantaro; Tachikawa, Yuji

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomaly polynomial of E-string theories  

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We determine the anomaly polynomial of the E-string theory and its higher-rank generalizations, that is, the 6d $\\mathcal{N} =(1, 0)$ superconformal theories on the worldvolume of one or multiple M5-branes embedded within the end-of-the-world brane with $E_8$ symmetry.

Kantaro Ohmori; Hiroyuki Shimizu; Yuji Tachikawa

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

247

Northern Lights  

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Northern Lights Northern Lights Nature Bulletin No. 178-A February 6, 1965 Forest Preserve District of Cook County Seymour Simon, President Roland F. Eisenbeis, Supt. of Conservation NORTHERN LIGHTS To a person seeing the Aurora Borealis or "northern lights" for the first time, it is an uncanny awe-inspiring spectacle. Sometimes it begins as a glow of red on the northern horizon, ominously suggesting a great fire, gradually changing to a curtain of violet-white, or greenish-yellow light extending from east to west. Some times this may be transformed to appear as fold upon fold of luminous draperies that march majestically across the sky; sometimes as a vast multitude of gigantic flaming swords furiously slashing at the heavens; sometimes as a flowing crown with long undulating colored streamers fanning downward and outward.

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The SL(2,R)WZWN string model as a deformed oscillator and its classical-quantum string regimes  

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We study the SL(2,R) WZWN string model describing bosonic string theory in AdS_3 space-time as a deformed oscillator together with its mass spectrum and the string modified SL(2,R) uncertainty relation. The SL(2,R) string oscillator is far more quantum (with higher quantum uncertainty) and more excited than the non deformed one. This is accompassed by the highly excited string mass spectrum which is drastically changed with respect to the low excited one. The highly excited quantum string regime and the low excited semiclassical regime of the SL(2,R) string model are described and shown to be the quantum-classical dual of each other in the precise sense of the usual classical-quantum duality. This classical-quantum realization is not assumed nor conjectured. The quantum regime (high curvature) displays a modified Heisenberg's uncertainty relation, while the classical (low curvature) regime has the usual quantum mechanics uncertainty principle.

M. Ramon Medrano; N. G. Sanchez

2006-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Musical Acoustics Lab, C. Bertulani, 2012 PreLab 4 Standing Waves in a String  

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mass. At the other end of the string is the vibration driver or oscillator, which vibrates with a very � Standing Waves in a String Standing waves are set up in the strings of musical instruments when, a violin bow will excite a unique standing wave vibration of the string. The string's vibrations

Bertulani, Carlos A. - Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University

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Ising anyons with a string tension  

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We consider the string-net model on the honeycomb lattice for Ising anyons in the presence of a string tension. This competing term induces a nontrivial dynamics of the non-Abelian anyonic quasiparticles and may lead to a breakdown of the topological phase. Using high-order series expansions and exact diagonalizations, we determine the robustness of this doubled Ising phase, which is found to be separated from two gapped phases. An effective quantum dimer model emerges in the large tension limit, giving rise to two different translation symmetry-broken phases. Consequently, we obtain four transition points, two of which are associated with first-order transitions whereas the two others are found to be continuous and provide examples of recently proposed Bose condensation for anyons.

Marc Daniel Schulz; Sbastien Dusuel; Grgoire Misguich; Kai Phillip Schmidt; Julien Vidal

2014-05-07T23:59:59.000Z

251

Rotating black string with nonlinear source  

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In this paper, we derive rotating black string solutions in the presence of two kinds of nonlinear electromagnetic fields, so-called Born-Infeld and power Maxwell invariant. Investigation of the solutions show that for the Born-Infeld black string the singularity is timelike and the asymptotic behavior of the solutions is anti-de Sitter, but for power Maxwell invariant solutions, depending on the values of nonlinearity parameter, the singularity may be timelike as well as spacelike and the solutions are not asymptotically anti-de Sitter for all values of the nonlinearity parameter. Next, we calculate the conserved quantities of the solutions by using the counterterm method, and find that these quantities do not depend on the nonlinearity parameter. We also compute the entropy, temperature, the angular velocity, the electric charge, and the electric potential of the solutions, in which the conserved and thermodynamics quantities satisfy the first law of thermodynamics.

Hendi, S. H. [Physics Department, College of Sciences, Yasouj University, Yasouj 75914 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Research Institute for Astrophysics and Astronomy of Maragha (RIAAM), P.O. Box 55134-441, Maragha (Iran, Islamic Republic of) and National Elite Foundation, P.O. Box 19615-334, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Vacuum Selection on the String Landscape  

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I examine some non-anthropic approaches to the string landscape. These approaches are based on finding the initial conditions of the universe using the wavefunction of the multiverse to select the most probable vacuum out of this landscape. All approaches tackled so far seems to have their own problems and there is no clear cut alternative to anthropic reasoning. I suggest that finding the initial conditions may be irrelevant since all possible vacua on the landscape are possible initial state conditions and eternal inflation could generate all the other vacua. We are now left to reason out why we are observing the small value of the cosmological constant (CC). I address this issue in the contest of noncritical string theory in which all values of the cosmological constant on the landscape are departures from critical equilibrium state.

Edward Tetteh-Lartey

2007-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Antisymmetric field in string gas cosmology  

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We study how the introduction of a 2-form field flux modify the dynamics of a T-duality invariant string gas cosmology model of Greene, Kabat and Marnerides. It induces a repulsive potential term in the effective action for the scale factor of the spacial dimensions. Without the 2-form field flux, the universe fails to expand when the pressure due to string modes vanishes. With the presence of a homogeneous 2-form field flux, it propels 3 spacial dimensions to grow into a macroscopic 4 dimensional space-time. We find that it triggers an expansion of a universe away from the oscillating phase around the self-dual radius. We also investigate the effects of a constant 2-form field. We can obtain an expanding 4 dimensional space-time by tuning it at the critical value.

Igmar C. Rosas-Lpez; Yoshihisa Kitazawa

2010-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

254

Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts  

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Market-Based Programs Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: LED Lighting Facts on AddThis.com... LED Lighting Facts CALiPER Program Standards Development Technical Information Network Gateway Demonstrations Municipal Consortium Design Competitions LED Lighting Facts LED lighting facts - A Program of the U.S. DOE DOE's LED Lighting Facts® program showcases LED products for general

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Scaling Solution for Small Cosmic String Loops  

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The equation governing the time evolution of the number density of loops in a cosmic string network is a detailed balance determined by energy conservation. We solve this equation with the inclusion of the gravitational radiation effect, which causes the loops to shrink (and eventually decay) as time elapses. The solution approaches a scaling regime in which the total energy density in loops remains finite, converging both in the infrared and in the ultraviolet.

Jorge V. Rocha

2008-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

256

An Algorithmic Approach to Heterotic String Phenomenology  

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We briefly review the recent programme to construct, systematically and algorithmically, large classes of heterotic vacua, as well as the search for the MSSM therein. Specifically, we outline the monad construction of vector bundles over complete intersection Calabi-Yau threefolds, their classification, stability, equivariant cohomology and subsequent relevance to string phenomenology. It is hoped that this top-down algorithmic approach will isolate special corners in the heterotic landscape.

Yang-Hui He

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

257

Traversable wormholes in a string cloud  

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We study spherically symmetric thin-shell wormholes in a string cloud background in (3+1)-dimensional spacetime. The amount of exotic matter required for the construction, the traversability and the stability under radial perturbations, are analyzed as functions of the parameters of the model. Besides, in the Appendices a non perturbative approach to the dynamics and a possible extension of the analysis to a related model are briefly discussed.

Martin Richarte; Claudio Simeone

2007-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

258

Attenuation of sound waves in drill strings  

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During drilling of deep wells digital data are often transmitted from sensors located near the drill bit to the surface. Development of a new communication system with increased data capacity is of paramount importance to the drilling industry. Since steel drill strings are used transmission of these data by elastic carrier waves traveling within the drill pipe is possible but the potential communication range is uncertain. The problem is complicated by the presence of heavy?threaded tool joints every 10 m which form a periodic structure and produce classical patterns of passbands and stop bands in the wave spectra. In this article field measurements of the attenuation characteristics of a drill string in the Long Valley Scientific Well in Mammoth Lakes California are presented. Wave propagation distances approach 2 km. A theoretical model is discussed which predicts the location width and attenuation of the passbands. Mode conversion between extensional and bending waves and spurious reflections due to deviations in the periodic spacings of the tool joints are believed to be the sources of this attenuation. It is estimated that attenuation levels can be dramatically reduced by rearranging the individual pipes in the drill string according to length.

Douglas S. Drumheller

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Incentive/StartDateString | Open Energy Information  

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StartDateString StartDateString Jump to: navigation, search Property Name Incentive/StartDateString Property Type String Description Start Date string property. Use this property in queries until the Property:Incentive/StartDate property is populated with valid dates only. Currently, some are populated with additional notes included. Pages using the property "Incentive/StartDateString" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) 3 30% Business Tax Credit for Solar (Vermont) + 01/01/2009 + A AEP Appalachian Power - Commercial and Industrial Rebate Programs (West Virginia) + 3/11/2011 + AEP Appalachian Power - Residential Home Retrofit Program (West Virginia) + 3/11/2011 + AEP Ohio - Commercial Self Direct Rebate Program (Ohio) + 1/1/2008 +

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Gravitational radiation from rotating monopole-string systems  

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We study the gravitational radiation from a rotating monopole-antimonopole pair connected by a string. While at not too high frequencies the emitted gravitational spectrum is described asymptotically by $P_n\\propto n^{-1}$, the spectrum is exponentially suppressed in the high-frequency limit, $P_n\\propto \\exp(-n/n_{\\rm cr})$. Below $n_{\\rm cr}$, the emitted spectrum of gravitational waves is very similar to the case of an oscillating monopole pair connected by a string, and we argue therefore that the spectrum found holds approximately for any moving monopole-string system. As application, we discuss the stochastic gravitational wave background generated by monopole-antimonopole pairs connected by strings in the early Universe and gravitational wave bursts emitted at present by monopole-string networks. We confirm that advanced gravitational wave detectors have the potential to detect a signal for string tensions as small as $G\\mu\\sim 10^{-13}$.

E. Babichev; V. Dokuchaev; M. Kachelriess

2004-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-range correlation studies at the SPS energies in MC model with string fusion  

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Studies of the ultrarelativistic collisions of hadrons and nuclei at different centrality and energy enable to explore the QCD phase diagram in a wide range of temperature and baryon density. Long-range correlation studies are considered as a tool, sensitive to the observation of phase transition and the critical point. In the present work, a Monte Carlo model of proton-proton, proton-nucleus, and nucleus-nucleus collisions is applied to heavy and light ion collisions at the cms energy range from a few up to several hundred GeV per nucleon. The model describes the nuclear collisions at the partonic level through interaction of color dipoles and takes into account the effects of string fusion, which can be considered as an alternative to relativistic hydrodynamics way of describing the collective phenomena in heavy-ion collisions. The implementing of both the string fusion and the finite rapidity length of strings allowed to consider the particle production at non-zero baryochemical potential. We calculated th...

Kovalenko, Vladimir

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Long-range correlation studies at the SPS energies in MC model with string fusion  

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Studies of the ultrarelativistic collisions of hadrons and nuclei at different centrality and energy enable to explore the QCD phase diagram in a wide range of temperature and baryon density. Long-range correlation studies are considered as a tool, sensitive to the observation of phase transition and the critical point. In the present work, a Monte Carlo model of proton-proton, proton-nucleus, and nucleus-nucleus collisions is applied to heavy and light ion collisions at the cms energy range from a few up to several hundred GeV per nucleon. The model describes the nuclear collisions at the partonic level through interaction of color dipoles and takes into account the effects of string fusion, which can be considered as an alternative to relativistic hydrodynamics way of describing the collective phenomena in heavy-ion collisions. The implementing of both the string fusion and the finite rapidity length of strings allowed to consider the particle production at non-zero baryochemical potential. We calculated the long-range correlation functions and correlation coefficients between multiplicities and transverse momentum at several energies for different colliding systems and obtained predictions for the experiment.

Vladimir Kovalenko; Vladimir Vechernin

2015-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Teaching the Physics of a String-Coupled Pendulum Oscillator: Not Just for Seniors Anymore  

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Coupled oscillators are an example of resonant energy exchange that is an interesting topic for many students in various majors such as physics chemistry and electrical and mechanical engineering. However this subject matter is considered too advanced for freshmen and sophomores usually because of the level of mathematics involved. Mathematical treatment of the coupled oscillator problem leads to a steady-state solution of motion which is expressed by the superposition of the normal modes. Therefore this paper presents a simple explanation to help freshmen and sophomore students grasp the underlying physics of the coupled oscillator problem. Among the various coupled pendulum problems 13 a string-coupled pendulum oscillator made using a light string as shown in Fig. 1 is one of the easiest to construct and analyze. In addition when compared with other coupled oscillator problems 13 the string-coupled pendulum oscillator problem makes it easier to understand the physical meaning of the two normal mode frequencies and how these two normal modesolutions can be superposed to yield the desired steady-state solution sfor a coupled oscillator.

Young-Ki Cho

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Size of the smallest scales in cosmic string networks  

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We present a method for the calculation of the gravitational back-reaction cutoff on the smallest scales of cosmic string networks taking into account that not all modes on strings interact with all other modes. This results in a small scale structure cutoff that is sensitive to the initial spectrum of perturbations present on strings. From a simple model, we compute cutoffs in radiation- and matter-dominated universes which are much smaller than the results usually presented in the literature.

Xavier Siemens; Ken D. Olum; Alexander Vilenkin

2002-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

265

Oscillating D-Strings from IIB Matrix Theory  

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We present a class of BPS solutions of the IIB Matrix Theory which preserve 1/4 supersymmetry. The solutions desrcibe D-string configurations with left-moving oscillations. We demonstrate that the one-loop quantum effective action of Matrix Theory vanishes for this solution, confirming its BPS nature. We also study the world-volume gauge theory of oscillating strings and show its connection with static D-strings.

Anindya K. Biswas; Alok Kumar; Gautam Sengupta

1997-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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The dynamics of knotted strings attached to D-branes  

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We extend the general solution to the Cauchy problem for the relativistic closed string (Phys. Lett. B 404 (1997) 57) to the case of open strings attached to Dp-branes, including the cases where the initial data has a knotlike topology. We use this extended solution to derive intrinsic dynamical properties of open and closed relativistic strings attached to Dp-branes. We also study the singularity structure and the oscillating periods of this extended solution.

Ricardo Schiappa; Rui Dilo

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Open strings on D-branes from ABJM  

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We study open strings on giant gravitons (D-branes on cycles) in the ABJM/$AdS_4\\times \\mathbb{CP}^3$ correspondence. We find that their energy spectrum has the same form as the one for closed strings, with a nontrivial function of the coupling, avoiding BMN scaling. A similar, Cuntz oscillator, Hamiltonian description for the string (operators at strong coupling) to the $AdS_5$ case is valid also in this case.

Cardona, Carlos

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Open strings on D-branes from ABJM  

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We study open strings on giant gravitons (D-branes on cycles) in the ABJM/$AdS_4\\times \\mathbb{CP}^3$ correspondence. We find that their energy spectrum has the same form as the one for closed strings, with a nontrivial function of the coupling, avoiding BMN scaling. A similar, Cuntz oscillator, Hamiltonian description for the string (operators at strong coupling) to the $AdS_5$ case is valid also in this case.

Carlos Cardona; Horatiu Nastase

2014-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

269

The Hubble Web: The Dark Matter Problem and Cosmic Strings  

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I propose a reinterpretation of cosmic dark matter in which a rigid network of cosmic strings formed at the end of inflation. The cosmic strings fulfill three functions: At recombination they provide an accretion mechanism for virializing baryonic and warm dark matter into disks. These cosmic strings survive as configurations which thread spiral and elliptical galaxies leading to the observed flatness of rotation curves and the Tully-Fisher relation. We find a relationship between the rotational velocity of the galaxy and the string tension and discuss the testability of this model.

Alexander, Stephon [Departments of Physics and Astronomy, Institute for Gravity and Geometry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (United States)

2009-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Falaco Solitons, Cosmic Strings in a Swimming Pool  

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Topological defects experimentally induced by rotational dynamics in a continuous media replicate the coherent structure features of cosmic strings as well as hadrons.

R. M. Kiehn

2001-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

271

Fitting oscillating string gas cosmology to supernova data  

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In string gas cosmology, extra dimensions are stabilised by a gas of strings. In the matter-dominated era, competition between matter pushing the extra dimensions to expand and the string gas pulling them back can lead to oscillations of the extra dimensions and acceleration in the visible dimensions. We fit this model to supernova data, taking into account the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis constraint on the energy density of the string gas. The fit to the Union set of supernova data is acceptable, but the fit to the ESSENCE data is poor.

Francesc Ferrer; Tuomas Multamaki; Syksy Rasanen

2008-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

272

Fitting oscillating string gas cosmology to supernova data  

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In string gas cosmology, extra dimensions are stabilised by a gas of strings. In the matter-dominated era, competition between matter pushing the extra dimensions to expand and the string gas pulling them back can lead to oscillations of the extra dimensions and acceleration in the visible dimensions. We fit this model to supernova data, taking into account the Big Bang Nucleosynthesis constraint on the energy density of the string gas. The fit to the Union set of supernova data is acceptable, but the fit to the ESSENCE data is poor.

Francesc Ferrer; Tuomas Multamki; Syksy Rsnen

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Polarization Correlations in Pair Production from Charged and Neutral Strings  

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Polarization correlations of $e^{+}e^{-}$ pair productions from charged and neutral Nambu strings are investigated, via photon and graviton emissions, respectively and explicit expressions for their corresponding probabilities are derived and found to be \\textit{speed} dependent. The strings are taken to be circularly oscillating closed strings, as perhaps the simplest solution of the Nambu action. In the extreme relativistic case, these probabilities coincide, but, in general, are different, and such inquiries, in principle, indicate whether the string is charged or uncharged. It is remarkable that these dynamical relativistic quantum field theory calculations lead to a clear violation of Local Hidden Variables theories.

E. B. Manoukian; N. Yongram

2005-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

274

Light's twist  

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...Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK An invited Perspective to mark the election of Miles Padgett to the fellowship of the Royal Society in 2014. That...energy and momentum flow within light beams can twist to form vortices such as eddies in a stream. These...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dear Family and Friends December, 2011 It's the holiday season again, which for those of us who partake means it's time to put up the Christmas  

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partake means it's time to put up the Christmas lights (except for those of you who put them up in August, and the neighbor who never gets around to taking them down). Last year we didn't get to have Christmas lights Christmas lights. You just plug them into the wall and then dangle them out the window, where they rise

Kuenning, Geoff

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Texas Electric Lighting Report  

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electric lighting electric lighting The SNAP House's lighting design aims for elegant simplicity in concept, use, and maintenance. Throughout the house, soft, ambient light is juxtaposed with bright, direct task lighting. All ambient and most task lighting is integrated directly into the architectural design of the house. An accent light wall between the bedroom and bathroom provides a glowing light for nighttime navigation.

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The viscosity bound in string theory  

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The ratio of shear viscosity to entropy density $\\eta/s$ of any material in nature has been conjectured to have a lower bound of $1/4\\pi$, the famous KSS bound. We examine string theory models for evidence in favour of and against this conjecture. We show that in a broad class of models quantum corrections yield values of $\\eta/s$ just above the KSS bound. However, incorporating matter fields in the fundamental representation typically leads to violations of this bound. We also outline a program to extend AdS/CFT methods to RHIC phenomenology.

Aninda Sinha; Robert C. Myers

2009-07-27T23:59:59.000Z

278

On water, steam, and string theory  

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At a pressure of 220 atm and a temperature of 374?C there is a second-order phase transition between water and steam. Understanding it requires a key concept of both condensed matter and elementary particle physics: the renormalization group. Its basic ideas are explained with images from computer simulations of the lattice gas model. Then I briefly review how the renormalization group is used to compute critical coefficients for the watersteam phase transition. The results of this calculation are in good agreement with experiment. Finally some applications in particle physics and string theory are mentioned.

Christof Schmidhuber

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Gauge - Mediated Supersymmetry Breaking in String Compactifications  

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We provide string theory examples where a toy model of a SUSY GUT or the MSSM is embedded in a compactification along with a gauge sector which dynamically breaks supersymmetry. We argue that by changing microscopic details of the model (such as precise choices of flux), one can arrange for the dominant mediation mechanism transmitting SUSY breaking to the Standard Model to be either gravity mediation or gauge mediation. Systematic improvement of such examples may lead to top-down models incorporating a solution to the SUSY flavor problem.

Diaconescu, Duiliu-Emanuel; /Rutgers U., Piscataway; Florea, Bogdan; Kachru, Shamit; Svrcek, Peter; /Stanford U., Phys. Dept. /SLAC

2006-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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CP and other gauge symmetries in string theory  

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We argue that CP is a gauge symmetry in string theory. As a consequence, CP cannot be explicitly broken either perturbatively or nonperturbatively; there can be no nonperturbative CP-violating parameters. String theory is thus an example of a theory where all ? angles arise due to spontaneous CP violation, and are in principle calculable.

Michael Dine; Robert G. Leigh; Douglas A. MacIntire

1992-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Peculiarities in the energy transfer by waves on strained strings  

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Peculiarities in the energy transfer by waves on strained strings Eugene I. Butikov St. Petersburg of elastic potential energy associated with waves in a stretched string is discussed. The influence of nonlinear coupling between transverse and longitudinal waves on the density of energy is investigated

Butikov, Eugene

282

Signature of cosmic string wakes in the CMB polarization  

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We calculate a signature of cosmic strings in the polarization of the cosmic microwave background. We find that ionization in the wakes behind moving strings gives rise to extra polarization in a set of rectangular patches in the sky whose length distribution is scale-invariant. The length of an individual patch is set by the comoving Hubble radius at the time the string is perturbing the cosmic microwave background. The polarization signal is largest for string wakes produced at the earliest post-recombination time, and for an alignment in which the photons cross the wake close to the time the wake is created. The maximal amplitude of the polarization relative to the temperature quadrupole is set by the overdensity of free electrons inside a wake which depends on the ionization fraction f inside the wake. For a cosmic string wake coming from an idealized string segment, the signal can be as high as 0.06 {mu}K in degree scale polarization for a string at high redshift (near recombination) and a string tension {mu} given by G{mu}=10{sup -7}.

Danos, Rebecca J.; Brandenberger, Robert H.; Holder, Gil [Department of Physics, McGill University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T8 (Canada)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

283

On the Early Tension between String Theory and Phenomenology  

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On the Early Tension between String Theory and Phenomenology L. Clavelli Department of Physics noticeable tension between string theory and phenomenology in particle physics. It is interesting to muse theory and phenomenology is more easily understandable than that of the early days. Today it is primarily

Clavelli, Louis J.

284

Conservation laws for a system of particles, strings, and membranes  

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The conservation laws associated with Poincar invariance for a system of particles, a system of strings, and a system of membranes as well as for a mixed system of particles, strings, and membranes are studied for the gauge-invariant theory of direct interactions between such systems.

Patricio S. Letelier

1978-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

285

Character String Predicate Based Automatic Software Test Data Generation  

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Character String Predicate Based Automatic Software Test Data Generation Ruilian Zhao Computer is an important element in programming. A problem that needs further research is how to automatically generate generation of program paths including character string predicates, and the effectiveness of this approach

Lyu, Michael R.

286

Vortex strings in electric dipole radiation near a mirror  

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Abstract The energy flow pattern of the radiation emitted by an oscillating electric dipole near a mirror has a complicated structure, including numerous singularities and vortices. We consider the flow lines of energy in the plane through the surface normal and the oscillation direction of the dipole. It is shown that the vortices are due to the vanishing of the magnetic field at their centers. The locations of the vortices have the appearance of beads on strings, and there are four such strings. The rotation direction of the energy flow for each vortex on a given string is the same. There are two strings with clockwise rotation and two strings with counterclockwise rotation. Field lines of energy flow either start or end at the center of a vortex. For a given string, field lines end at each vortex or field lines start at each vortex. There are two strings on which field lines end at the centers of the vortices, and there are two strings on which field lines start inside the vortices.

Xin Li; Henk F. Arnoldus

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

The Small Motion at the Nodes of a Vibrating String  

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... IT is generally recognised that the nodes of a string which is maintained permanently in oscillation in two or more loops cannot be points of ... node is in a phase which is different from that of the rest of the string. The exact difference of phase is shown by a dynamical investigation to be a ...

C. V. RAMAN

1909-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

288

Personnal recollections about the birth of String Theory  

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Personnal recollections about the birth of String Theory Eugene Cremmer Laboratoire de Physique Th contribution to the collective book: The Birth of String Theory edited by Andrea Cappelli, Elena Castellani conjectured that in 26 dimensions 2 sets of oscillators are cancelled by gauge conditions leading

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Generalization of Some Algebras in the Bosonic String Theory  

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We assume that the total target phase space is non-commutative. This leads to the generalization of the oscillator-algebra of the string, and the corresponding Virasoso algebra. The effects of this non-commutativity on some string states will be studied.

Seyed Sina ShahidZadeh Mousavi

2009-05-11T23:59:59.000Z

290

Hydraulic drill string breakdown and bleed off unit  

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An apparatus is described for use within an oil well rig for decoupling a tubing string into pipe segments comprising, in combination: rotary tong means for applying an unthreading torque to a first, upper pipe segment within the tubing string; torque resisting means for securing a second, lower pipe segment within the tubing string against the unthreading torque; containing means, intermediate the rotary tong means and the torque resisting means, enclosing a threaded joint of the tubing string, adapted for containing pressurized gases, liquids, and particulates, released from the threaded joint upon the decoupling; fluid communicating means for allowing fluid communication between the containing means and a receiving point adapted for receiving the pressurized gases, liquids, and particulates; means for moving the rotary tong means, the torque resisting means and the containing means between a closed, engaging position with the tubing string and an open position; and means for horizontally moving the rotary tong means, the torque resisting means and the containing means between a position adjacent the tubing string and a position away from the tubing string.

Zeringue, F.J. Jr.

1987-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

291

Standing waves in a string driven by loudspeakers and signal generators  

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The apparatus for demonstrating standing waves in a stretched string has traditionally consisted of a string excited by a fixed frequency vibrator where resonance was achieved by adjusting the tension in the string. This cumbersome approach is alleviated by driving the string with a variable frequency vibrator consisting of a loudspeaker modified with an attachment to grip the string where the loudspeaker is driven by a variable frequency signal generator. The fundamental string resonance and many harmonics can be located quickly using the described apparatus. If two modified loudspeakers are used to drive the string the phenomena of beats can also be demonstrated.

F. P. Clay Jr.; R. L. Kernell

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Lighting Test Facilities  

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Custom Projects Lighting Test Facilities SSL Guidelines Industrial Federal Agriculture LED Street and Area Lighting Field Test of Exterior LED Down Lights Abstract Outdoor...

293

Light Water Reactor Sustainability  

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4 Light Water Reactor Sustainability ACCOMPLISHMENTS REPORT 2014 Accomplishments Report | Light Water Reactor Sustainability 2 T he mission of the Light Water Reactor...

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Accommodation Holiday Inn Express & Suites  

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, COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, IFAS, FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY, COOPERATIVE EXTENSION PROGRAM, AND BOARDS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COOPERATING. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Range Opening Remarks - Henry Kempfer Kempfer Cattle Company & President Elect, Florida Cattlemen's Association

Florida, University of

295

Holiday Packages on the Web  

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The tourism industry has reported dramatic changes in its structure over the last few years, not least due to the emerge of the Internet. Among others, tourists want to find products which are tailored to thei...

B. Prll; W. Retschitzegger; R. R. Wagner

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2014 HOLIDAYS Montana State University  

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Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 20 President's Day (Feb 17) Exchanged for December 26 Memorial Day, December 25 Christmas Day After Friday, December 26 Per Board of Regent policy 801.5: 1. The Friday

Lawrence, Rick L.

297

From a Relativistic Point Particle to String Theory  

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Using a classical action associated to a point-particle in (1+1)-dimensions the classical string theory is derived. In connection with this result two aspects are clarified: First, the point particle in (1+1)-dimensions is not an ordinary relativistic system, but rather a some kind of a relativistic top; and second, through the quantization of such a kind of top the ordinary string theory is not obtained, but rather a $\\sigma$-model associated to a non-compact group which may be understood as an extended string theory.

J. A. Nieto

1995-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

298

Accretion onto a black hole in a string cloud background  

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We examine the accretion process onto the black hole with a string cloud background, where the horizon of the black hole has an enlarged radius $r_H=2 M/(1-\\alpha)$, due to the string cloud parameter $\\alpha\\; (0 \\leq \\alpha cloud parameter $\\alpha$. We also find the gas compression ratios and temperature profiles below the accretion radius and at the event horizon. It is shown that the mass accretion rate, for both the relativistic and the non-relativistic fluid by a black hole in the string cloud model, increases with increase in $\\alpha$.

Apratim Ganguly; Sushant G. Ghosh; Sunil D. Maharaj

2014-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

299

Diffraction of light by topological defects in liquid crystals  

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We study light scattering by a hedgehog-like and linear disclination topological defects in a nematic liquid crystal by a metric approach. Light propagating near such defects feels an effective metric equivalent to the spatial part of the global monopole and cosmic string geometries. We obtain the scattering amplitude and the differential and total scattering cross section for the case of the hedgehog defect, in terms of the characteristic parameters of the liquid crystal. Studying the disclination case, a cylindrical partial wave method is developed. As an application of the previous developments, we also examine the temperature influence on the localization of the diffraction patterns.

E. Pereira; F. Moraes

2010-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Gravitating non-Abelian cosmic strings  

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In this paper we study regular cosmic string solutions of the non-Abelian Higgs model coupled with the Einstein gravity. In order to do that, we constructed a set of coupled differential ordinary equation. Because there is no closed solution for this set of equations, we solve it numerically. The solutions that we are interested in asymptote to a flat space-time with a planar angle deficit. This model under consideration present two bosonic sectors, besides the non-Abelian gauge one, coupled minimally with the gravitational fields. The two bosonic sectors may present a direct coupling, which plays an important role on the behavior of the matter and gauge fields and also on the behavior on the geometry of the spacetime. We explicitly analyze the behaviors of the energy density and planar angle deficit as function of the energy scale where the gauge symmetry is spontaneously broken and the coupling interaction between the bosonic sectors.

Santo, Antnio de Padua

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for stringing well pipe of casing  

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An apparatus for use in running a string of threaded well pipe or casing in a vertical configuration in a deep well bore which is adapted to convert a top head drive drilling rig for use in running each length of pipe into the well bore. A drive spindle adaptor is provided which may be securely attached in a removably mounted manner to the rotary drive spindle or sub of a top head drive drilling rig. The drive spindle includes a pair of opposing, outwardly extending lugs disposed at a right angle to the axial direction of the spindle and a true centering guide means. A collar is included which is provided with frictional gripping members for removably securing the collar to one end of a length of conventional pipe and a pair of axially extending, spaced ears which cooperate upon engagement with said lugs on said spindle adaptor to transfer rotary motion of said spindle to said length of pipe.

Sexton, J.L.

1984-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

302

Neighboring Valley in the String Landscape  

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The observation in the universe of a small but positive vacuum energy strongly suggests, in the string landscape picture, that there will ultimately be a phase transition to an exactly supersymmetric universe. This ground state or "true vacuum" of the universe could be similar to the minimal supersymmetric standard model with all the susy breaking parameters set to zero. Alternatively, it might be similar to the prominent superstring theories with nine flat space dimensions or to the supersymmetric anti-deSitter model that seems to be equivalent to a conformal field theory. We propose that the dominant phenomenological feature of these potential future universes is the weakening of the Pauli principle due to Fermi-Bose degeneracy. Providing the phase transition occurs in the cosmologically near future, an exact supersymmetry could extend the life expectancy of intelligent civilizations far beyond what would be possible in the broken susy universe.

L. Clavelli

2006-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

303

Closed string tachyon condensation and worldsheet inflation  

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Closed string tachyon condensation in spacetime generates potentials on the worldsheet that model two-dimensional inflationary cosmology. These models illustrate and elucidate a variety of aspects of inflation, in particular the generation of quantum fluctuations and their back reaction on geometry. We exhibit a class of Liouville gravity models coupled to matter that can exhibit, for example, (a) pure de Sitter gravity, (b) slow-roll inflation, (c) topological inflation, and (d) graceful exit into a Friedmann-Robertson-Walker (FRW) phase. The models also provide a quantitative testing ground for ideas about the origin of inflation, such as the various no-boundary or tunnelling proposals, and the eternal or chaotic inflationary scenario. We suggest an alternative mechanism for quantum creation of cosmological spacetimes which, in the context of the model, provides a natural explanation for why the typical FRW cosmology at large scales underwent a period of inflation at small scale.

Bruno Carneiro da Cunha and Emil J. Martinec

2003-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

304

Campus Holiday Fire Safety According to the U.S. Fire Administration, each year, 230 home fires start with Christmas trees. These  

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start with Christmas trees. These fires cause an average of 4 deaths, 21 injuries and $17.3 million of Approval on packages of decorative materials. · Only UL approved, low wattage, fused lights may be used to decorate trees. No screw-in type bulbs are permitted. · Lights must be unplugged at the end of each

Burke, Peter

305

Light Bodies: Exploring Interactions with Responsive Lights  

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reinterpretation of street lighting. Before fixed infrastructure illuminated cities at night, people carried Urban street lighting today is a networked, fixed infrastructure that relies on the electrical grid. WeLight Bodies: Exploring Interactions with Responsive Lights Susanne Seitinger MIT Media Laboratory

Hunt, Galen

306

Lovelock black holes in a string cloud background  

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We present an exact static, spherically symmetric black hole solution to the third order Lovelock gravity with a string cloud background in seven dimensions for the special case when the second and third order Lovelock coefficients are related via $\\tilde{\\alpha}^2_2=3\\tilde{\\alpha}_3\\;(\\equiv\\alpha^2)$. Further, we examine thermodynamic properties of this black hole to obtain exact expressions for mass, temperature, entropy and also perform the thermodynamic stability analysis. We see that a string cloud background makes a profound influence on horizon structure, thermodynamic properties and the stability of black holes. Interestingly, the entropy of the black hole is unaffected due to a string cloud background. However, the critical solution for thermodynamic stability is being affected by a string cloud background.

Tae-Hun Lee; Dharmanand Baboolal; Sushant G. Ghosh

2014-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

307

Cloud of strings for radiating black holes in Lovelock gravity  

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We present exact spherically symmetric null dust solutions in the third order Lovelock gravity with a string cloud background in arbitrary $N$ dimensions,. This represents radiating black holes and generalizes the well known Vaidya solution to Lovelock gravity with a string cloud in the background. We also discuss the energy conditions and horizon structures, and explicitly bring out the effect of the string clouds on the horizon structure of black hole solutions for the higher dimensional general relativity and Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet theories. It turns out that the presence of the coupling constant of the Gauss-Bonnet terms and/or background string clouds completely changes the structure of the horizon and this may lead to a naked singularity. We recover known spherically symmetric radiating models as well as static black holes in the appropriate limits.

Sushant G. Ghosh; Sunil D. Maharaj

2014-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

308

String Gas Shells, their Dual Radiation and Hedgehog Signature Control  

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We search for spherically symmetric, stationary solutions with a string gas shell as a source. The requirement of a uniform newtonian potential, or constancy of the 00 component of the metric, implies the existence of a "dual" radiation, which we argue can be interpreted as representing the virtual quantum fluctuations that stabilize the shell. A string hedgehog can be introduced also into the solution. For zero or small hedgehog strength the string gas shell is of a regular nature, while the dual radiation is of a spacelike nature. For higher hedgehog strengths however the radiation "materializes" and becomes timelike while the string gas shell becomes space like. The significance of these solutions for the quantum theory is discussed.

E. I. Guendelman

2009-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

309

Peakons, Strings, and the Finite Toda Lattice RICHARD BEALS  

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Peakons, Strings, and the Finite Toda Lattice RICHARD BEALS Yale University DAVID H. SATTINGER Utah;92 R. BEALS, D. H. SATTINGER, AND J. SZMIGIELSKI viewpoints was explored in an unpublished paper by Mc

Zakharov, Vladimir

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Ripples in a string coupled to Glauber spins  

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Each oscillator in a linear chain (a string) interacts with a local Ising spin in contact with a thermal bath. These spins evolve according to Glauber dynamics. Below a critical temperature, there appears an equilibrium, ...

Rosales, Rodolfo R.

311

Spiky Strings on AdS(4) X CP**3  

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We study a giant magnon and a spike solution for the string rotating on AdS(4) X CP**3 geometry. We consider rigid rotating fundamental string in the SU(2) X SU(2) sector inside the CP**3 and find out the general form of all the conserved charges. We find out the dispersion relation corresponding to both the known giant magnon and the new spike solutions. We further study the finite size correction in both cases.

Bum-Hoon Lee; Kamal L. Panigrahi; Chanyong Park

2008-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Universal Reconnection of Non-Abelian Cosmic Strings  

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We show that local/semilocal strings in Abelian/non-Abelian gauge theories with critical couplings always reconnect classically in collision, by using moduli space approximation. The moduli matrix formalism explicitly identifies a well-defined set of the vortex moduli parameters. Our analysis of generic geodesic motion in terms of those shows right-angle scattering in head-on collision of two vortices, which is known to give the reconnection of the strings.

Minoru Eto; Koji Hashimoto; Giacomo Marmorini; Muneto Nitta; Keisuke Ohashi; Walter Vinci

2006-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Universal Reconnection of Non-Abelian Cosmic Strings  

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We show that local and semilocal strings in Abelian and non-Abelian gauge theories with critical couplings always reconnect classically in collision, by using moduli space approximation. The moduli matrix formalism explicitly identifies a well-defined set of the vortex moduli parameters. Our analysis of generic geodesic motion in terms of those shows right-angle scattering in head-on collision of two vortices, which is known to give the reconnection of the strings.

Eto, Minoru; Hashimoto, Koji [Institute of Physics, University of Tokyo, Komaba 3-8-1, Tokyo 153-8902 (Japan); Marmorini, Giacomo [INFN, Sezione di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza dei Cavalieri, 7, 56126 Pisa (Italy); Nitta, Muneto [Department of Physics, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521 (Japan); Ohashi, Keisuke [Department of Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152-8551 (Japan); Vinci, Walter [INFN, Sezione di Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy); Department of Physics, University of Pisa, Largo Pontecorvo, 3, Ed. C, 56127 Pisa (Italy)

2007-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Method for Finding Vacua in String Phenomenology  

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One of the central problems of string-phenomenology is to find stable vacua in the four dimensional effective theories which result from compactification. We present an algorithmic method to find all of the vacua of any given string-phenomenological system in a huge class. In particular, this paper reviews and then extends hep-th/0606122 to include various non-perturbative effects. These include gaugino condensation and instantonic contributions to the superpotential.

James Gray; Yang-Hui He; Anton Ilderton; Andre Lukas

2007-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

315

The plucked string: an example of non-normal dynamics  

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Motion of a single Fourier mode of the plucked string is an example of transient, free decay of coupled, damped oscillators. It shares the rarely discussed features of the generic case, e.g., possessing a complete set of non-orthogonal eigenvectors and no normal modes, but it can be analyzed and solved analytically by hand in an approximation that is appropriate to musical instruments' plucked strings.

Politzer, David

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Video-based spatial portraits of a nonlinear vibrating string  

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The article describes a systematic experimental study of a string vibrating nonlinearly. The string is tracked in real time using strategically located cameras; the video tracking enables a remote observation of the oscillator without perturbing its inherent nonlinearities. We show that our technique can help probe the parametrically excited oscillations and study phenomena such as elliptical and circular trajectories near resonance resonance fold-over jump hysteresis and subharmonic resonance. The experiment has been successfully employed in the advanced physics laboratory.

Umer Hassan; Zubair Usman; Muhammad Sabieh Anwar

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Classroom demonstration of the vibration of a bowed string  

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An overhead projector has been modified for stroboscopic illumination for the purpose of demonstrating the vibration of a string excited by a violinbow. The vibrational pattern is clearly delineated as are differences caused by insufficient or excessive bow force. A regime of oscillation is noted at high bow force and low speed in which alternate waves are reflected from the bow and the bridge so that the vibration transmitted to the bridge is about an octave below the fundamental frequency of the string.

E. Brock Dale

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Lighting | Department of Energy  

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Lighting Lighting Lighting When you're shopping for lightbulbs, compare lumens and use the Lighting Facts label to be sure you're getting the amount of light, or level of brightness, you want. You can save money and energy while lighting your home and still maintaining good light quantity and quality. Consider energy-efficient lighting options to use the same amount of light for less money. Learn strategies for comparing and buying lighting products and using them efficiently. Featured Lighting Choices to Save You Money Light your home for less money while using the same amount of light. How Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs Compare with Traditional Incandescents Energy-efficient light bulbs are available today and could save you about $50 per year in energy costs when you replace 15 traditional incandescent bulbs in your home.

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Backdraft: String Creation in an Old Schwarzschild Black Hole  

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We analyze string production in the background of a Schwarzschild black hole, after developing first quantized methods which capture string-theoretic nonadiabatic effects which can exceed naive extrapolations of effective field theory. Late-time infalling observers are strongly boosted in the near horizon region relative to early observers and formation matter. In the presence of large boosts in flat spacetime, known string and D-brane scattering processes exhibit enhanced string production, even for large impact parameter. This suggests the possibility that the nonadiabatic dynamics required to realize the firewall proposal of AMPS occurs for old black holes, with the late-time observer catalyzing the effect. After setting up this dynamical thought experiment, we focus on a specific case: the production of open strings stretched D-particles, at least one of which falls in late (playing the role of a late time observer). For relatively boosted D-branes, we precisely recover earlier results of Bachas, McAllister and Mitra which we generalize to brane trajectories in the black hole geometry. For two classes of late-time probes, we find a regime of significant non-adiabaticity by horizon crossing, assessing its dependence on the boost in each case. Closed string probes, as well as additional effects in D-brane scattering, may produce other significant non-adiabatic effects depending on the boost, something we leave for further work.

Eva Silverstein

2014-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

320

Gravitational radiation from rotating monopole-string systems  

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We study the gravitational radiation from a rotating monopole-antimonopole pair connected by a string. While at not too high frequencies the emitted gravitational spectrum is described asymptotically by P{sub n}{proportional_to}n{sup -1}, the spectrum is exponentially suppressed in the high-frequency limit, P{sub n}{proportional_to}exp(-n/n{sub cr}). Below n{sub cr}, the emitted spectrum of gravitational waves is very similar to the case of an oscillating monopole pair connected by a string, and we argue, therefore, that the spectrum found holds approximately for any moving monopole-string system. As an application, we discuss the stochastic gravitational wave background generated by monopole-antimonopole pairs connected by strings in the early Universe and gravitational wave bursts emitted at present by monopole-string networks. We confirm that advanced gravitational wave detectors have the potential to detect a signal for string tensions as small as G{mu}{approx}10{sup -13}.

Babichev, E. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), D-80805 Munich (Germany); Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 60th October Anniversary Prospect 7a, 117312 Moscow (Russian Federation); Dokuchaev, V. [Institute for Nuclear Research of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 60th October Anniversary Prospect 7a, 117312 Moscow (Russian Federation); Kachelriess, M. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Physik (Werner-Heisenberg-Institut), D-80805 Munich (Germany)

2005-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Building/SPElectrtyUsePercLighting | Open Energy Information  

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SPElectrtyUsePercLighting SPElectrtyUsePercLighting Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Lighting Pages using the property "Building/SPElectrtyUsePercLighting" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 19.0328399893 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 46.2232615553 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 34.7717923865 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 22.0431358106 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 31.1832874134 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 18.0356496585 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 24.5339800461 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 37.7154176036 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 34.3932478145 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 24.6640988083 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 47.0283985768 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 34.1786814575 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 31.4027334982 +

322

A Compact Torus Fusion Reactor Utilizing a Continuously Generated String of CTs. The CT String Reactor, CTSR  

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A fusion reactor is described in which a moving string ... conducting cylinder where the plasma is heated to fusion-producing temperature. The CT then passes into a blanketed region where fusion energy is produce...

Charles W. Hartman; David B. Reisman; Harry S. McLean

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Infinitely Many Strings in De Sitter Spacetime: Expanding and Oscillating Elliptic Function Solutions  

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The exact general evolution of circular strings in $2+1$ dimensional de Sitter spacetime is described closely and completely in terms of elliptic functions. The evolution depends on a constant parameter $b$, related to the string energy, and falls into three classes depending on whether $b1/4$ (unbounded motion). The novel feature here is that one single world-sheet generically describes {\\it infinitely many} (different and independent) strings. The world-sheet time $\\tau$ is an infinite-valued function of the string physical time, each branch yields a different string. This has no analogue in flat spacetime. We compute the string energy $E$ as a function of the string proper size $S$, and analyze it for the expanding and oscillating strings. For expanding strings $(\\dot{S}>0)$: $E\

H. J. de Vega; A. L. Larsen; N. Snchez

1993-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

324

Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory  

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Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory Speaker(s): Mehlika Inanici Date: July 7, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Satkartar K. Kinney Virtual Lighting Laboratory is a Radiance-based lighting analysis tool and methodology that proposes transformations in the utilization of computer visualization in lighting analysis and design decision-making. It is a computer environment, where the user has been provided with matrices of illuminance and luminance values extracted from high dynamic range images. The principal idea is to provide the laboratory to the designer and researcher to explore various lighting analysis techniques instead of imposing limited number of predetermined metrics. In addition, it introduces an analysis approach for temporal and spatial lighting

325

Final Report String Phenomenology 2011: The Tenth Annual Meeting on String Phenomenology  

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The Tenth Annual International String Phenomenology Conference was held at the University of Wisconsin, Madison on August 22-26, 2011. The Conference was organized by Profs. Gary Shiu and Lisa Everett, with the help of two postdoctoral fellows Heng-Yu Chen and Jiajun Xu. The scientific subjects of the talks and discussions were chosen to be widely interdisciplinary, reflecting the scope and maturity of the field. The conference brought together researchers of diverse subfields in physics and mathematics to present and discuss recent developments in connecting observable particle physics and cosmology with the domain of fundamental theory. This report summarizes the outcome of this conference.

Gary Shiu; Lisa Everett

2011-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

326

From Strings to the LHC. Les Houches Lectures on String Phenomenology  

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These notes are based on lectures given at the Les Houches Summer School in 2011, which was centered on the general topic "Theoretical Physics to face the challenge of LHC". In these lectures I reviewed a number of topics in the field of String Phenomenology, focusing on orientifold/F-theory models yielding semi-realistic low-energy physics. The emphasis was on the extraction of the low-energy effective action and the possible test of specific models at LHC. These notes are a brief summary, appropriately updated, of some of the main topics covered in the lectures.

Luis E. Ibanez

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

327

Mobile lighting apparatus  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A mobile lighting apparatus includes a portable frame such as a moveable trailer or skid having a light tower thereon. The light tower is moveable from a stowed position to a deployed position. A hydrogen-powered fuel cell is located on the portable frame to provide electrical power to an array of the energy efficient lights located on the light tower.

Roe, George Michael; Klebanoff, Leonard Elliott; Rea, Gerald W; Drake, Robert A; Johnson, Terry A; Wingert, Steven John; Damberger, Thomas A; Skradski, Thomas J; Radley, Christopher James; Oros, James M; Schuttinger, Paul G; Grupp, David J; Prey, Stephen Carl

2013-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

328

Brane Realization of Nambu Monopoles and Electroweak Strings  

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In the standard model, the electroweak Z-string can end on a Nambu monopole, whose mass is calculated to be 689 GeV from the current precise experimental data assuming the new particle with mass 125 GeV to be the Higgs boson. We study an extension of the standard model with additional singlet and triplet Higgs fields in the framework of N=1 supersymmetric field theory by using a D-brane configuration in type IIA string theory. We construct a D-brane configuration describing the electroweak symmetry breaking, and find a single D2-brane configuration describing a Z-string and a Nambu monopole attached by a Z-string in the standard model without an adjoint Higgs field. We further find a single D2-brane configuration describing a composite of a 't Hooft-Polyakov monopole and a Nambu monopole attached by a Z-string in an extended standard model with an adjoint Higgs field. We compute the binding energy of the 't Hooft-Polyakov and Nambu monopoles by solving a minimal surface area of a D2-brane.

Minoru Eto; Kenichi Konishi; Muneto Nitta; Yutaka Ookouchi

2012-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

329

Light Old and New  

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The Sun, Moon and stars have been our lights since the earliest times. We have learned ... have much more recently filled our homes and streets with artificial lighting. We are, however, in danger of...natural lights

Bob Mizon

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Specific light in sculpture  

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Specific light is defined as light from artificial or altered natural sources. The use and manipulation of light in three dimensional sculptural work is discussed in an historic and contemporary context. The author's work ...

Powell, John William

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Lighting | Department of Energy  

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to installing LEDs in existing fixtures. Tips and Advice Tips: Lighting Lighting choices save you money. Energy-efficient light bulbs are available in a wide variety of sizes...

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Natural lighting and skylights  

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There are many physiological and psychological factors which enter into the proper design of space for human occupancy. One of these elements is light. Both natural light and manufactured light are basic tools with which any designer must work...

Evans, Benjamin Hampton

1961-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parametric light generation  

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...potential to deliver coherent light with high spectral purity...universal constants such as the speed of light. Single- frequency CW...assessment of optical switching speeds in telecommunication technology...A (2003) Parametric light generation 2749 ment of...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Boundary Conformal Field Theory and Ribbon Graphs: a tool for open/closed string dualities  

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We construct and fully characterize a scalar boundary conformal field theory on a triangulated Riemann surface. The results are analyzed from a string theory perspective as tools to deal with open/closed string dualities.

Mauro Carfora; Claudio Dappiaggi; Valeria L. Gili

2007-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

335

A new algorithm for the characteristic string problem under loose similarity criteria  

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Given two strings S and T, together with an integer representing the similarity bound, the characteristic string problem consists in finding the shortest substrings of T such that S ...

Yoshifumi Sakai

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting Group: Links  

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Links Links Links Organizations Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) International Commission on Illumination (CIE) International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Association of Energy-Efficient Lighting Lightfair International Energy Agency - Task 21: Daylight in Buildings: Design Tools and Performance Analysis International Energy Agency - Task 31: Daylighting Buildings in 21st Century National Association on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP) National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD) International Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) Research Centers California Lighting Technology Center Lighting Research Center Lighting Research at Canada Institute for Research in Construction

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Advanced Demand Responsive Lighting  

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Demand Demand Responsive Lighting Host: Francis Rubinstein Demand Response Research Center Technical Advisory Group Meeting August 31, 2007 10:30 AM - Noon Meeting Agenda * Introductions (10 minutes) * Main Presentation (~ 1 hour) * Questions, comments from panel (15 minutes) Project History * Lighting Scoping Study (completed January 2007) - Identified potential for energy and demand savings using demand responsive lighting systems - Importance of dimming - New wireless controls technologies * Advanced Demand Responsive Lighting (commenced March 2007) Objectives * Provide up-to-date information on the reliability, predictability of dimmable lighting as a demand resource under realistic operating load conditions * Identify potential negative impacts of DR lighting on lighting quality Potential of Demand Responsive Lighting Control

338

Modeling LED street lighting  

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LED luminaires may deliver precise illumination patterns to control light pollution, comfort, visibility, and light utilization efficiency. Here, we provide simple equations to...

Moreno, Ivan; Avendao-Alejo, Maximino; Saucedo-A, Tonatiuh; Bugarin, Alejandra

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lighting | Open Energy Information  

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TODO: Add description List of Lighting Incentives Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleLighting&oldid267174" Category: Articles with outstanding TODO tasks...

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Cree LED Lighting Solutions Formerly LED Lighting Fixtures LLF...  

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LED Lighting Solutions Formerly LED Lighting Fixtures LLF Jump to: navigation, search Name: Cree LED Lighting Solutions (Formerly LED Lighting Fixtures (LLF)) Place: Morrisville,...

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Light Duty Combustion Research: Advanced Light-Duty Combustion...  

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Light Duty Combustion Research: Advanced Light-Duty Combustion Experiments Light Duty Combustion Research: Advanced Light-Duty Combustion Experiments 2009 DOE Hydrogen Program and...

342

Cosmic R-string, R-tube and Vacuum Instability  

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We show that a cosmic string associated with spontaneous $U(1)_R$ symmetry breaking gives a constraint for supersymmetric model building. In some models, the string can be viewed as a tube-like domain wall with a winding number interpolating a false vacuum and a true vacuum. Such string causes inhomogeneous decay of the false vacuum to the true vacuum via rapid expansion of the radius of the tube and hence its formation would be inconsistent with the present Universe. However, we demonstrate that there exist metastable solutions which do not expand rapidly. Furthermore, when the true vacua are degenerate, the structure inside the tube becomes involved. As an example, we show a "bamboo"-like solution, which suggests a possibility observing an information of true vacua from outside of the tube through the shape and the tension of the tube.

Minoru Eto; Yuta Hamada; Kohei Kamada; Tatsuo Kobayashi; Keisuke Ohashi; Yutaka Ookouchi

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

343

Wilson lines for AdS_5 black strings  

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We describe a simple method of extending AdS_5 black string solutions of 5d gauged supergravity in a supersymmetric way by adding Wilson lines along the string direction. Due to the specific form of 5d supergravity that features Chern-Simons terms, the existence of magnetic charges automatically generates conserved electric charges upon the addition of such Wilson lines in a 5d analogue of the Witten effect. Therefore we find a rather generic, model-independent way of adding electric charges to already existing solutions with no backreaction from the geometry or breaking of any symmetry. We use this method to explicitly write down a more general version of the Benini-Bobev black strings and comment on the implications for the dual field theory and the similarities with generalizations of the Cacciatori-Klemm black holes in AdS_4.

Kiril Hristov; Stefanos Katmadas

2014-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Toroidal Orbifolds: Resolutions, Orientifolds and Applications in String Phenomenology  

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This thesis is concerned with the geometry of toroidal orbifolds and their applications in string theory. By resolving the orbifold singularities via blow-ups, one arrives at a smooth Calabi-Yau manifold. The systematic method to do so is explained in detail. Also the transition to the Orientifold quotient is explained. In the second part of this thesis, applications in string phenomenology are discussed. The applications belong to the framework of compactifications with fluxes in type IIB string theory. The first example belongs to the category of model building, flux-induced soft supersymmetry breaking parameters are worked out explicitly. The second example belongs to the subject of moduli stabilization along the lines of the KKLT proposal. Orientifold models which result from resolutions of toroidal orbifolds are discussed as possible candidate models for an explicit realization of the KKLT proposal.

S. Reffert

2006-09-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Jet signals for low mass strings at the LHC  

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The mass scale M_s of superstring theory is an arbitrary parameter that can be as low as few TeVs if the Universe contains large extra dimensions. We propose a search for the effects of Regge excitations of fundamental strings at LHC, in the process p p \\to \\gamma jet. The underlying parton process is dominantly the single photon production in gluon fusion, g g \\to \\gamma g, with open string states propagating in intermediate channels. If the photon mixes with the gauge boson of the baryon number, which is a common feature of D-brane quivers, the amplitude appears already at the string disk level. It is completely determined by the mixing parameter -- and it is otherwise model-(compactification-) independent. Even for relatively small mixing, 100 fb^{-1} of LHC data could probe deviations from standard model physics, at a 5\\sigma significance, for M_s as large as 3.3 TeV.

Luis A. Anchordoqui; Haim Goldberg; Satoshi Nawata; Tomasz R. Taylor

2007-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of inflation on a cosmic string loop population  

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We study the evolution of simple cosmic string loop solutions in an inflationary universe. We show, for the particular case of circular loops, that periodic solutions do exist in a de Sitter universe, below a critical loop radius R{sub c}H=1/2. On the other hand, larger loops freeze in comoving coordinates, and we explicitly show that they can survive more e-foldings of inflation than pointlike objects. We discuss the implications of these findings for the survival of realistic cosmic string loops during inflation and for the general characteristics of post-inflationary cosmic string networks. We also consider the analogous solutions for domain walls, in which case the critical radius is R{sub c}H=2/3.

Avelino, P. P. [Centro de Fisica do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Departamento de Fisica da Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Martins, C. J. A. P. [Centro de Fisica do Porto, Rua do Campo Alegre 687, 4169-007 Porto (Portugal); Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (United Kingdom); Shellard, E. P. S. [Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA (United Kingdom)

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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London & Paris - Depart on April 12, 2007 for an  

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cards). Holiday in Lights at the Coeur d'Alene Resort: December 6-7, 2014 Bring back the Christmas magic with the "Holiday in Lights" show, the largest on-the-water light and...

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ELECTRON STRING SOURCE OF HIGHLY CHARGED IONS: STUDIES AND THE FIRST TEST ON A SYNCHROTRON  

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ELECTRON STRING SOURCE OF HIGHLY CHARGED IONS: STUDIES AND THE FIRST TEST ON A SYNCHROTRON E. D, MSL, 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden Abstract Operation of an electron beam ion source (EBIS) in the reflex in Electron String Ion Source (ESIS). We describe the experiments and results on studies of electron string

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Bowed string synthesis with force feedback gesture interaction Jean-Loup Florens, Cyrille Henry  

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Introduction In sustained oscillation instruments (like bow string instruments, reed instrumentsBowed string synthesis with force feedback gesture interaction Jean-Loup Florens, Cyrille Henry string, which closely links the properties of the produced sounds to the gesture and energetic investment

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Assembly of vorticity-aligned hard-sphere colloidal strings in a simple shear flow  

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...fraction of particles in the strings along {theta} over the...symmetry-breaking mechanisms that lead to string formation, we experimentally...the reference frame of the oscillating shear (Fig. 3A). By comparing...Consequently, close-packed strings along the vorticity direction...

Xiang Cheng; Xinliang Xu; Stuart A. Rice; Aaron R. Dinner; Itai Cohen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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

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

Rimon, Elon

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Gravitational-Wave Stochastic Background from Cosmic Strings  

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We consider the stochastic background of gravitational waves produced by a network of cosmic strings and assess their accessibility to current and planned gravitational wave detectors, as well as to big bang nucleosynthesis (BBN), cosmic microwave background (CMB), and pulsar timing constraints. We find that current data from interferometric gravitational wave detectors, such as Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO), are sensitive to areas of parameter space of cosmic string models complementary to those accessible to pulsar, BBN, and CMB bounds. Future more sensitive LIGO runs and interferometers such as Advanced LIGO and Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) will be able to explore substantial parts of the parameter space.

Xavier Siemens; Vuk Mandic; Jolien Creighton

2007-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Anisotropic massive strings in scalar-tensor theory of gravitation  

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We present the model of anisotropic universe with string fluid as source of matter within the framework of scalar-tensor theory of gravitation. Exact solution of field equations are obtained by applying Berman's law of variation of Hubble's parameter which yields a constant value of DP. The nature of classical potential is examined for the model under consideration. It has been also found that the massive strings dominate in early universe and at long last disappear from universe. This is in agreement with current astronomical observations. The physical and dynamical properties of model are also discussed.

Anil Kumar Yadav

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Simple Introduction to Grobner Basis Methods in String Phenomenology  

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In this talk I give an elementary introduction to the key algorithm used in recent applications of computational algebraic geometry to the subject of string phenomenology. I begin with a simple description of the algorithm itself and then give 3 examples of its use in physics. I describe how it can be used to obtain constraints on flux parameters, how it can simplify the equations describing vacua in 4d string models and lastly how it can be used to compute the vacuum space of the electroweak sector of the MSSM.

James Gray

2009-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Hawking temperature of rotating charged black strings from tunneling  

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Thermal radiations from spherically symmetric black holes have been studied from the point of view of quantum tunneling. In this paper we extend this approach to study radiation of fermions from charged and rotating black strings. Using WKB approximation and Hamilton-Jacobi method we work out the tunneling probabilities of incoming and outgoing fermions and find the correct Hawking temperature for these objects. We show that in appropriate limits the results reduce to those for the uncharged and non-rotating black strings.

Ahmed, Jamil; Saifullah, K., E-mail: jamil_051@yahoo.com, E-mail: saifullah@qau.edu.pk [Department of Mathematics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan)

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Black holes and black strings in plane waves  

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We investigate the construction of black holes and black strings in vacuum plane wave spacetimes using the method of matched asymptotic expansions. We find solutions of the linearised equations of motion in the asymptotic region for a general source on a plane wave background. We observe that these solutions do not satisfy our previously defined conditions for being asymptotically plane wave. Hence, the space of asymptotically plane wave solutions is restricted. We consider the solution in the near region, treating the plane wave as a perturbation of a black object, and find that there is a regular black string solution but no regular black hole solution.

Julian Le Witt; Simon F. Ross

2009-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Corrections in String Compactifications on SU(3) Structure Geometries  

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We investigate quantum corrections to the classical four-dimensional low-energy effective action of type II string theory compactified on SU(3) structure geometries. Various methods previously developed for Calabi-Yau compactifications are adopted to determine - under some simple assumptions about the low-energy degrees of freedom - the leading perturbative corrections to the moduli space metrics in both alpha' and the string coupling constant. We find - in complete analogy to the Calabi-Yau case - that the corrections take a universal form dependent only on the Euler characteristic of the six-dimensional compact space.

Mariana Grana; Jan Louis; Ulrich Theis; Daniel Waldram

2014-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Power Towers of String Instantons for N=1 Vacua  

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We provide arguments for the existence of novel hereinafter called poly-instanton corrections to holomorphic couplings in four-dimensional N=1 supersymmetric string compactifications. After refining quantitatively the D-brane instanton calculus for corrections to the gauge kinetic function, we explicitly apply it to the Type I toroidal orbifold defined in arXiv:0710.3080 and compare the results to the proposed heterotic S-dual model. This leads us to the intriguing conclusion that N=1 string vacua feature a power tower like proliferation of instanton corrections.

Ralph Blumenhagen; Maximilian Schmidt-Sommerfeld

2008-03-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of single unit flashovers in HVDC insulator strings  

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In HVDC transmission lines, a special phenomenon, so called single unit flashover, is observed under some special conditions. Only one or two insulator units repeat flashovers, not resulting in an overall flashover along the string. However, higher magnitudes of audible noise, radio and television interferences, may give a serious problem. Based on the investigation on {+-}500-kV full scale insulator strings, higher occurrence probability of single unit flashovers under cold-wet-switch-on conditions was clarified compared with normal continuous operating voltage conditions. Effectiveness of the newly proposed countermeasures to prevent single unit flashovers was demonstrated by experiments in laboratory and in field.

Ishikawa, Kouichi; Kageyama, Hiroshi; Yamada, Yasuhiro [Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Osaka (Japan)] [Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Osaka (Japan); Matsuoka, Ryosuke; Ito, Susumu; Sakanishi, Kenji [NGK Insulators, Ltd., Nagoya (Japan)] [NGK Insulators, Ltd., Nagoya (Japan)

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oscillating Strings and Non-Abelian T-dual Klebanov-Witten Background  

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We study oscillating string solutions in the Klebanov-Witten and its non-Abelian T-dual background dualised along an SU(2) isometry. We find the string energy as the function of oscillation number and angular momentum. We show that for a particular set of T-dual co-ordinates both the background have equal string states. We also study the string states where the strings are expanding and contracting in the T-dual co-ordinate direction. We expect the presence of the superconformal field theory dual operators whose anomalous dimensions depend on T-dual co-ordinate.

Pradhan, Pabitra M

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oscillating Strings and Non-Abelian T-dual Klebanov-Witten Background  

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We study oscillating string solutions in the Klebanov-Witten and its non-Abelian T-dual background dualised along an SU(2) isometry. We find the string energy as the function of oscillation number and angular momentum. We show that for a particular set of T-dual co-ordinates both the background have equal string states. We also study the string states where the strings are expanding and contracting in the T-dual co-ordinate direction. We expect the presence of the superconformal field theory dual operators whose anomalous dimensions depend on T-dual co-ordinate.

Pabitra M. Pradhan

2014-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Coset-Space String Compactification Leading To 14 Subcritical Dimensions  

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Using sigma-model approach, we study a class of coset spaces with torsion which compactify the D=26 closed bose-string theory. Requiring also that massless chiral fermions arise from the geometry/topology of coset space, we are left with the unique possibility: it implies D=14 subcritical dimensions and the isometry group G_2 X G_2.

A. M. Gavrilik

2001-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Note on bosonic open strings in a constant B field  

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We sketch the main steps of old covariant quantization of bosonic open strings in a constant B field background. We comment on its space-time symmetries and the induced effective metric. The low-energy spectrum is evaluated and the appearance of a new noncommutative gauge symmetry is addressed.

Ansar Fayyazuddin and Maxim Zabzine

2000-07-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Intercommutation of Z-boson string loops violates baryon number  

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We show that delinking of Z-boson string loops changes the helicity and thus violates baryon number. The key point is that an unlinked vortex loop cannot be twisted. The helicity of an eventual magnetic twist when averaged in time is zero.

Jacek Dziarmaga

1995-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Combinatorial Problems on Strings with Applications to Protein Folding  

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Combinatorial Problems on Strings with Applications to Protein Folding Alantha Newman MIT San Jose, CA 95120, USA ruhl@almaden.ibm.com Abstract We consider the problem of protein folding in linear time. 1 Introduction We consider the problem of protein folding in the HP model on the three

Newman, Alantha

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STRING LOOPS IN BACKGROUND FIELDS Scott Alan Yost  

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excellent collaborators. They have made my stay at Princeton very productive and enjoyable. I thank E. LiebSTRING LOOPS IN BACKGROUND FIELDS Scott Alan Yost A dissertation presented to the faculty formalism. ii #12;Acknowledgements I would like to thank my advisor, Chiara Nappi, for her support, advice

Yost, Scott

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Pearling: Stroke segmentation with crusted pearl strings , J. Rossignac1  

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Pearling: Stroke segmentation with crusted pearl strings B. Whited1 , J. Rossignac1 , G. Slabaugh2 of idealized models of networks of strokes (variable width curves) in images. These networks may for example represent roads in an aerial photograph, vessels in a medical scan, or strokes in a drawing. The operator

Rossignac, Jarek

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Renewal Strings for Cleaning Astronomical Databases Amos J. Storkey  

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Renewal Strings for Cleaning Astronomical Databases Amos J. Storkey School of Informatics 5 Forrest astronomical survey data. 1 INTRODUCTION Digital sky surveys in astronomy are a fundamental research resource- veys are carried out in all wavelength ranges, from high energy gamma rays to the longest wavelength ra

Storkey, Amos

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Renewal Strings for Cleaning Astronomical Databases Amos J. Storkey #  

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Renewal Strings for Cleaning Astronomical Databases Amos J. Storkey # School of Informatics 5 astronomical survey data. 1 INTRODUCTION Digital sky surveys in astronomy are a fundamental research resource­ veys are carried out in all wavelength ranges, from high energy gamma rays to the longest wavelength ra

Storkey, Amos

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No strings attached: new insights into epithelial morphogenesis  

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What regulates epithelial cell bending during early development? Lance Davidson comments on a paper from Zhirong Bao and colleagues where cell ingression in worm gastrulation is driven by dynamic cytoskeletal changes and cortical flow, challenging previous purse-string constriction models.

Lance A Davidson

2012-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Classification of Flipped SU(5) Heterotic-String Vacua  

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We extend the classification of the free fermionic heterotic-string vacua to models in which the SO(10) GUT symmetry at the string scale is broken to the flipped SU(5) subgroup. In our classification method, the set of basis vectors defined by the boundary conditions which are assigned to the free fermions is fixed and the enumeration of the string vacua is obtained in terms of the Generalised GSO (GGSO) projection coefficients entering the one-loop partition function. We derive algebraic expressions for the GGSO projections for all the physical states appearing in the sectors generated by the set of basis vectors. This enables the analysis of the entire string spectrum to be programmed in to a computer code therefore, we performed a statistical sampling in the space of 2^{44} (approximately 10^{13}) flipped $SU(5)$ vacua and scanned up to 10^{12} GGSO configurations. For that purpose, two independent codes were developed based on JAVA and FORTRAN95. All the results presented here are confirmed by the two independent routines. Contrary to the corresponding Pati-Salam classification, we do not find exophobic flipped SU(5) vacua with an odd number of generations. We study the structure of exotic states appearing in the three generation models that additionally contain a viable Higgs spectrum. Moreover, we demonstrate the existence of models in which all the exotic states are confined by a hidden sector non-Abelian gauge symmetry as well as models that may admit the racetrack mechanism.

Alon E. Faraggi; John Rizos; Hasan Sonmez

2014-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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How Does a Fundamental String Stretch its Horizon?  

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It has recently been shown that if we take into account a class of higher derivative corrections to the effective action of heterotic string theory, the entropy of the black hole solution representing elementary string states correctly reproduces the statistical entropy computed from the degeneracy of elementary string states. So far the form of the solution has been analyzed at distance scales large and small compared to the string scale. We analyze the solution that interpolates between these two limits and point out a subtlety in constructing such a solution due to the presence of higher derivative terms in the effective action. We also study the T-duality transformation rules to relate the moduli fields of the effective field theory to the physical compactification radius in the presence of higher derivative corrections and use these results to find the physical radius of compactification near the horizon of the black hole. The radius approaches a finite value even though the corresponding modulus field vanishes. Finally we discuss the non-leading contribution to the black hole entropy due to space-time quantum corrections to the effective action and the ambiguity involved in comparing this result to the statistical entropy.

Ashoke Sen

2004-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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HBT puzzle at RHIC AMPT model with String Melting  

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/RsideSmall radii Small duration time dt by Stephen Johnson at RWW02 One way out: Hydro Softest point in EOS Measured extensively in heavy ion collisions reasonably described by models (hydro-ph/01120062 recent hydro studies: #12;HIJING energy in strings(soft) and minijet partons(hard) ZPC (Zhang

Lin, Zi-wei

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Landscape statistics of the low autocorrelated binary string problem  

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Landscape statistics of the low autocorrelated binary string problem Fernando F. Ferreiraa , Jos, NM 87501, USA Abstract. The statistical properties of the energy landscape of the low autocorrelated disordered models. Using two global measures of landscape structure which have been introduced

Stadler, Peter F.

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Landscape statistics of the low autocorrelated binary string problem  

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Landscape statistics of the low autocorrelated binary string problem Fernando F. Ferreira a , Jos, NM 87501, USA Abstract. The statistical properties of the energy landscape of the low autocorrelated disordered models. Using two global measures of landscape structure which have been introduced

Stadler, Peter F.

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Search for a realistic string model at LHC  

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We survey the low-energy supersymmetry phenomenology of a three-family Pati-Salam model constructed from intersecting D6-branes in TypeIIA string theory on the T6/(Z2Z2) orientifold which possesses many of the phenomenological properties desired in string model building. In the model, there is no exotic matter in the low-energy spectrum, the correct mass hierarchies for quarks and leptons may be obtained, and the gauge couplings are automatically unified at the string scale. We calculate the supersymmetry breaking soft terms and the corresponding low-energy supersymmetry particle spectra for the model. We find the WMAP constrained dark-matter density can be generated in this model in the stau-neutralino and chargino-neutralino coannihilation regions, with expected final states at LHC consisting of low-energy leptons and O??(GeV) neutrinos. Moreover, we expect final states in the supercritical string cosmology scenario to comprise high energy leptons and O??(GeV) neutrinos.

James A. Maxin; Van E. Mayes; D. V. Nanopoulos

2010-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Grand Unification as a Bridge Between String Theory and Phenomenology  

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In the first part of the talk, I explain what empirical evidence points to the need for having an effective grand unification-like symmetry possessing the symmetry SU(4)-color in 4D. If one assumes the premises of a future predictive theory including gravity--be it string/M theory or a reincarnation--this evidence then suggests that such a theory should lead to an effective grand unification-like symmetry as above in 4D, near the string-GUT-scale, rather than the standard model symmetry. Advantages of an effective supersymmetric G(224) = SU(2){sub L} x SU(2){sub R} x SU(4){sup c} or SO(10) symmetry in 4D in explaining (1) observed neutrino oscillations, (2) baryogenesis via leptogenesis, and (3) certain fermion mass-relations are noted. And certain distinguishing tests of a SUSY G(224) or SO(10)-framework involving CP and flavor violations (as in {mu} {yields} e{gamma}, {tau} {yields} {mu}{gamma}, edm's of the neutron and the electron) as well as proton decay are briefly mentioned. Recalling some of the successes we have had in our understanding of nature so far, and the current difficulties of string/M theory as regards the large multiplicity of string vacua, some comments are made on the traditional goal of understanding vis a vis the recently evolved view of landscape and anthropism.

Pati, Jogesh C.

2006-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

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CMB polarization power spectra contributions from a network of cosmic strings  

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We present the first calculation of the possible (local) cosmic string contribution to the cosmic microwave background polarization spectra from simulations of a string network (rather than a stochastic collection of unconnected string segments). We use field theory simulations of the Abelian Higgs model to represent local U(1) strings, including their radiative decay and microphysics. Relative to previous estimates, our calculations show a shift in power to larger angular scales, making the chance of a future cosmic string detection from the B-mode polarization slightly greater. We explore a future ground-based polarization detector, taking the CLOVER project as our example. In the null hypothesis (that cosmic strings make a zero contribution) we find that CLOVER should limit the string tension \\mu to G\\mu<0.12e-6 (where G is the gravitational constant), above which it is likely that a detection would be possible.

Neil Bevis; Mark Hindmarsh; Martin Kunz; Jon Urrestilla

2007-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Spectrally Enhanced Lighting  

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November 2007 November 2007 AfterImage + s p a c e 1 Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Brian Liebel, PE, LC Brian Liebel, PE, LC November 29, 2007 November 29, 2007 Federal Utilities Partnership Working Group Federal Utilities Partnership Working Group November 29, 2007 November 29, 2007 29 November 2007 AfterImage + s p a c e 2 Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Spectrally Enhanced Lighting This is not a technology; just a This is not a technology; just a different way to quantify light based on different way to quantify light based on well established scientific findings well established scientific findings Can be used in conjunction with ANY Can be used in conjunction with ANY type of lighting design to gain

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Thermal stabilization of superconducting sigma strings and their drum vortons  

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We discuss various issues related to stabilized embedded strings in a thermal background. In particular, we demonstrate that such strings will generically become superconducting at moderately low temperatures, thus enhancing their stability. We then present a new class of defectsdrum vortonswhich arise when a small symmetry breaking term is added to the potential. We display these points within the context of the O(4) sigma model, relevant for hadrodynamics below the QCD scale. This model admits embedded defects (topological defect configurations of a simplerin this case O(2) symmetricmodel obtained by imposing an embedding constraint) that are unstable in the full model at zero temperature, but that can be stabilized (by electromagnetic coupling to photons) in a thermal gas at moderately high termperatures. It is shown here that below the embedded defect stabilization threshold, there will still be stabilized cosmic string defects. However, they will not be of the symmetric embedded vortex type, but of an asymmetric vortex type, and are automatically superconducting. In the presence of weak symmetry breaking terms, such as arise naturally when using the O(4) model for hadrodynamics, the strings become the boundary of a new kind of cosmic sigma membrane, with tension given by the pion mass. The string current would then make it possible for a loop to attain a (classically) stable equilibrium state that differs from an ordinary vorton state by the presence of a sigma membrane stretched across it in a drum-like configuration. Such defects will however be entirely destabilized if the symmetry breaking is too strong, as is found to be the casedue to the rather large value of the pion massin the hadronic application of the O(4) sigma model.

Brandon Carter; Robert H. Brandenberger; Anne-Christine Davis

2002-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Building/SPBreakdownOfElctrcityUseKwhM2Lighting | Open Energy  

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This is a property of type String. This is a property of type String. Lighting Pages using the property "Building/SPBreakdownOfElctrcityUseKwhM2Lighting" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) S Sweden Building 05K0001 + 13.6004313481 + Sweden Building 05K0002 + 51.2740526316 + Sweden Building 05K0003 + 25.3519773429 + Sweden Building 05K0004 + 14.5539566929 + Sweden Building 05K0005 + 17.1088606195 + Sweden Building 05K0006 + 11.7758321884 + Sweden Building 05K0007 + 16.0796522459 + Sweden Building 05K0008 + 15.7053876478 + Sweden Building 05K0009 + 19.44639866 + Sweden Building 05K0010 + 37.0625 + Sweden Building 05K0011 + 12.9336787565 + Sweden Building 05K0012 + 12.985779547 + Sweden Building 05K0013 + 21.6361810339 + Sweden Building 05K0014 + 29.853732347 +

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Infinitely many strings in de Sitter spacetime: Expanding and oscillating elliptic function solutions  

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The exact general evolution of circular strings in (2+1)-dimensional de Sitter spacetime is described closely and completely in terms of elliptic functions. The evolution depends on a constant parameter b, related to the string energy, and falls into three classes depending on whether b14 (unbounded motion). The novel feature here is that one single world-sheet generically describes infinitely many (different and independent) strings. The world-sheet time ? is an infinite-valued function of the string physical time; each branch yields a different string. This phenomenon has no analogue in flat spacetime. We compute the string energy E as a function of the string proper size S, and analyze it for the expanding and oscillating strings. For expanding strings (Sdot>0): E ? 0 even at S = 0, E decreases for small S and increases ? S for large S. For an oscillating string (0?S?Smax), the average energy ?E? over one oscillation period is expressed as a function of Smax as a complete elliptic integral of the third kind. For each b, the two independent solutions S+ and S? are analyzed. For bstring of the S? solution are unstable (Smax = ?) and never collapse to a point (Smin ? 0).v S+ describes one stable (Smax is bounded) oscillating string and ?E? is an increasing function of b for 0?b?14, all strings (for both S+ and S?) are unstable and have a collapse during their evolution. For b = 14, S? describes two strings (one stable and one unstable for large de Sitter radius), while S+ describes one stable non-oscillating string.

H.J. de Vega; A.L. Larsen; N. Snchez

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AdS/CFT and Light-Front Holography: A Theory of Strong Interactions  

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Recent developments in the theory of strong interactions are discussed in the framework of the AdS/CFT duality between string theories of gravity in a higher dimension Anti-de Sitter space and conformal quantum field theories in physical space-time. This novel theoretical approach, combined with 'light-front holography', leads to new insights into the quark and gluon structure of hadrons and a viable first approximation to quantum chromodynamics, the fundamental theory of the strong and nuclear interactions.

Brodsky, Stanley J.; /SLAC; Teramond, Guy F.de; /Costa Rica U.

2009-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting  

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Solid-State Lighting Search Solid-State Lighting Search Search Help Solid-State Lighting HOME ABOUT THE PROGRAM R&D PROJECTS MARKET-BASED PROGRAMS SSL BASICS INFORMATION RESOURCES FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITIES EERE » Building Technologies Office » Solid-State Lighting Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on AddThis.com... Pause/Resume Photo of a large room with people standing around poster boards.

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Lighting Group: Overview  

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Overview Overview Overview of the Lighting Research Group The Lighting Research Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory performs research aimed at improving the energy efficiency of lighting systems in buildings and homes, throughout the State of California and across the Nation. The goal is to reduce lighting energy consumption by 50% over twenty years by improving the efficiency of light sources, and controlling and delivering illumination so that it is available, where and when needed, and at the required intensity. Research in the Lighting Group falls into three main areas: Sources and Ballasts, Light Distribution Systems and Controls and Communications. Click on a link below for more information about each of these research areas. Sources and Ballasts investigates next generation light sources, such as

386

Smart street lighting management  

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In this work, we propose a new street lighting energy management system in order to reduce ... demand meaning that energy, in this case light, is provided only when needed. In ... demand model, which in the case...

S. Pizzuti; M. Annunziato; F. Moretti

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Adaptive Street Lighting Controls  

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This two-partDOE Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium webinar focused on LED street lighting equipped with adaptive control components. In Part I, presenters Amy Olay of the City of...

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Kyler Nelson Light Timer  

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designated by the user, the Arduino board will dim the light to save energy. The user designates the time instance, the light is dimmed using pulse width modulation (PWM) in the Arduino's pin number 11

Kachroo, Pushkin

389

Street light holography  

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The production of a hologram is demonstrated using only a camera aluminum foil and a mercury vapor street light.

R. R. Turtle

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Outdoor Lighting Resources  

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DOE offers a variety of resources to guide municipalities, utilities, and others in their evaluation of LED street lighting products.

391

Closed flux tubes and their string description in D=2+1 SU(N) gauge theories  

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We carry out lattice calculations of the spectrum of confining flux tubes that wind around a spatial torus of variable length l, in 2+1 dimensions. We compare the energies of the lowest c.30 states to the free string Nambu-Goto model and to recent results on the universal properties of effective string actions. Our most useful calculations are in SU(6) at a small lattice spacing, which we check is very close to the large-N continuum limit. We find that the energies, En(l), are remarkably close to the predictions of the free string Nambu-Goto model, even well below the critical length at which the expansion of the Nambu-Goto energy in powers of 1/l diverges and the series needs to be resummed. Our analysis of the ground state supports the universality of the O(1/l) and the O(1/l^3) corrections to l.sigma, and we find that the deviations from Nambu-Goto at small l prefer a leading correction that is O(1/l^7), consistent with theoretical expectations. We find that the low-lying states that contain a single phonon excitation are also consistent with the leading O(1/l^7) correction dominating down to the smallest values of l. By contrast our analysis of the other light excited states clearly shows that for these states the corrections at smaller l resum to a much smaller effective power. Finally, and in contrast to our recent calculations in D=3+1, we find no evidence for the presence of any non-stringy states that could indicate the excitation of massive flux tube modes.

Andreas Athenodorou; Barak Bringoltz; Michael Teper

2011-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

392

Light emitting device comprising phosphorescent materials for white light generation  

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The present invention relates to phosphors for energy downconversion of high energy light to generate a broadband light spectrum, which emit light of different emission wavelengths.

Thompson, Mark E.; Dapkus, P. Daniel

2014-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

393

Resonant energy transfer in light harvesting and light emitting applications.  

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??The performance of light emitting and light harvesting devices is improved by utilising resonant energy transfer. In lighting applications, the emission energy of a semiconductor (more)

Chanyawadee, Soontorn

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos  

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Solid-State Lighting Videos to Solid-State Lighting Videos to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Videos on AddThis.com... Conferences & Meetings Presentations Publications Webcasts Videos Tools Solid-State Lighting Videos On this page you can access DOE Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Program videos. Photo of a museum art gallery with LED lights in track fixtures overhead. The City of Los Angeles LED Streetlight Program

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Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting  

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Lighting Lighting Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting on AddThis.com... Pause/Resume Photo of a large room with people standing around poster boards. Register Now for DOE's 11th Annual SSL R&D Workshop January 28-30, join other SSL R&D professionals from industry, government, and academia to learn, share, and shape the future of lighting.

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Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts  

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About the About the Program Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Contacts on AddThis.com... Contacts Partnerships Solid-State Lighting Contacts For information about Solid-State Lighting, contact James Brodrick Lighting Program Manager Building Technologies Office U.S. Department of Energy

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Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls  

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Adaptive Street Lighting Adaptive Street Lighting Controls to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Adaptive Street Lighting Controls on AddThis.com... Conferences & Meetings Presentations Publications Webcasts Videos Tools Adaptive Street Lighting Controls This two-part DOE Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium webinar focused on LED street lighting equipped with adaptive control components.

398

Control of light speed: From slow light to superluminal light  

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A scheme for controlling light speed from slower-than-c to faster-than-c in an atomic system is presented in this paper. The scheme is based on far detuning Raman effect. Two far detuning coupling fields with small frequency difference will produce two absorptive peaks for the probe field in a $\\Lambda$ structure, and an optical pump between the two ground states can change the absorptive peaks into enhanced peaks, which makes the normal dispersion between the two peaks change into anomalous dispersion, so the probe field can change from slow light to superluminal propagation.

Qun-Feng Chen; Yong-Sheng Zhang; Bao-Sen Shi; Guang-Can Guo

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

On the stability of the primordial closed string gas  

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We recast the study of a closed string gas in a toroidal container in the physical situation in which the single string density of states is independent of the volume because energy density is very high. This includes the gas for the well known Brandenberger-Vafa cosmological scenario. We describe the gas in the grandcanonical and microcanonical ensembles. In the microcanonical description, we find a result that clearly confronts the Brandenberger-Vafa calculation to get the specific heat of the system. The important point is that we use the same approach to the problem but a different regularization. By the way, we show that, in the complex temperature formalism, at the Hagedorn singularity, the analytic structure obtained from the so-called F-representation of the free energy coincides with the one computed using the S-representation.

Manuel A. Cobas; M. A. R. Osorio; Mara Surez

2006-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

400

Gamma-ray bursts, axion emission and string theory dilaton  

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The emission of axions from supernovae is an interesting possibility to account for the Gamma-Ray Bursts provided their energy can be effectively converted into electromagnetic energy elsewhere. The connection between supernova and gamma-ray bursts has been recently confirmed by the observed correlation between the burst of April 25, 1998 and the supernova SN1998bw. We argue that the axion convertion into photons can be more efficient if one considers the coupling between an intermediate scale axion and the string theory dilaton along with the inclusion of string loops. We also discuss the way dilaton dynamics may allow for a more effective energy exchange with electromagnetic radiation in the expansion process of fireballs.

O. Bertolami

1999-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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401

Integrated Solar Upper Stage (ISUS) thermionic converter string evaluation  

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A serial string of eighth (8) thermionic converters were performance tested at New Mexico Engineering Research Institute (NMERI) by Frank Wyant et al1. The tests results from the second String Thermionic Assembly Research Testbed (START II) produced less than one half the expected power based on individual converter performance tests. Seven of the eight converters were returned to Lockheed Martin Information Systems-EOS for performance evaluation. Six of the seven produced nominal performance while the seventh converter showed a drastic reduction in performance due to a cesium leak to atmosphere. Several models were proposed to explain why the individual converter performance differed so markedly from the START II serial array. This paper discusses the models, evaluates model validity and compares the models with results from a tow converter serial test using of the returned START II converters.

Talbot, G.J.; Ramsey, W.D.; Chao, C.J.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

A Review of Distributions on the String Landscape  

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We review some basic flux vacua counting techniques and results, focusing on the distributions of properties over different regions of the landscape of string vacua and assessing the phenomenological implications. The topics we discuss include: an overview of how moduli are stabilized and how vacua are counted; the applicability of effective field theory; the uses of and differences between probabilistic and statistical analysis (and the relation to the anthropic principle); the distribution of various parameters on the landscape, including cosmological constant, gauge group rank, and SUSY-breaking scale; "friendly landscapes"; open string moduli; the (in)finiteness of the number of phenomenologically viable vacua; etc. At all points, we attempt to connect this study to the phenomenology of vacua which are experimentally viable.

Jason Kumar

2006-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

403

Cosmological Constraints on Strongly Coupled Moduli from Cosmic Strings  

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Cosmological constraints on moduli, whose coupling to matter is stronger than Planck mass suppressed coupling, are derived. In particular, moduli are considered to be produced by oscillating loops of cosmic strings and constraints are obtained from their effects on big bang nucleosynthesis and their contribution to diffuse gamma ray background and dark matter. Large volume and warped Type-IIB flux compactifications are taken as examples where strongly coupled moduli are present. Finally, the constraints on cosmic string tension, modulus mass and modulus coupling constant are obtained and it is shown that the constraints are relaxed significantly when the coupling constant is large enough. In addition, the effects of thermal production of moduli are considered and the corresponding constraints are derived.

Eray Sabancilar

2009-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

404

Medium effects in string-dilaton-induced neutrino oscillations  

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We consider the unconventional way to interpret the current data on solar neutrino oscillations as derived recently by Halprin and Leung from a string model based on the existence of the string dilaton field which remains massless in the low-energy world. The equivalence principle violation entailed by the existence of a massless dilaton may then produce neutrino oscillations even for neutrinos that are degenerate in mass. Here we calculate the medium-induced mass squared difference for solar neutrinos, which is due to their coherent interactions with the cosmic neutrino background and with solar plasma constituents. We show that this difference can naturally be large enough to satisfy the known experimental limits on the Just So solution as well as on the MSW solution of the solar neutrino problem.

R. Horvat

1998-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

405

Emerging Lighting Technology  

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Emerging Lighting Technology Emerging Lighting Technology Bruce Kinzey Pacific Northwest National Laboratory FUPWG - Portland, OR April 20, 2011 www.ssl.energy.gov 2 | Solid-State Lighting Program GATEWAY Demonstration Program * Purpose: demonstrate new SSL products in real-world applications that save energy, match or improve illumination, and are cost- effective * Demos generate critical field experience providing: - Feedback to manufacturers - Data for utility incentives - Market readiness of specific applications to users - Advancement in lighting knowledge Central Park, NY Photo: Ryan Pyle Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. Photo: Scott Rosenfeld www.ssl.energy.gov 3 | Solid-State Lighting Program LED Product Explosion www.ssl.energy.gov 4 | Solid-State Lighting Program LEDs are Not a Universal Lighting

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Hamilton-Jacobi formalism for string gas thermodynamics  

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We show that the thermodynamics of a system of strings at high energy densities under the ideal gas approximation has a formulation in terms of the Hamilton-Jacobi theory. The two parameters of the system, which have dimensions of energy density and number density, respectively, define a family of hypersurfaces of a codimension one, which can be described by the vanishing of a function F that plays the role of a Hamiltonian.

Joseph, Anosh [Department of Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244-1130 (United States); Rajeev, Sarada G. [Department of Physics and Astronomy and Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627-0171 (United States)

2009-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

407

Hamilton-Jacobi formalism for string gas thermodynamics  

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We show that the thermodynamics of a system of strings at high energy densities under the ideal gas approximation has a formulation in terms of Hamilton-Jacobi theory. The two parameters of the system, which have dimensions of energy density and number density, respectively, define a family of hypersurfaces of co-dimension one, which can be described by the vanishing of a function F that plays the role of a Hamiltonian.

Anosh Joseph; S. G. Rajeev

2008-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

408

Some Aspects of String Cosmology and the LHC  

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I discuss some (unconventional) aspects of String Cosmology of relevance to supersymmetric dark matter searches at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. In particular, I analyse the role of time-dependent dilaton fields in relaxing some of the stringent constraints that characterise minimal supersymmetric models in standard cosmology. I also study briefly CPT-violating aspects of brane Universe models with space-time brane defects at early epochs and their potential relevance to the observed Baryon Asymmetry.

Nick E. Mavromatos

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

409

Neutrino Oscillations from Strings and Other Funny Things  

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I will discuss three related unconventional ways to generate neutrino oscillations (1)Equivalence principle violation by the string dilaton field (i2)Violation of Lorentz Invariance and (3) Equivalence principle violation through a non-universal tensor neutrino-gravity coupling. These unorthodox neutrino oscillation mechanisms are shown to be viable at the level of our present experimental knowledge and demonstrate that neutrino oscillations can probe very profound questions.

A. Halprin

1997-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

410

SMART LIGHTING SYSTEMS ULTIMATE LIGHTING The Smart Lighting  

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Integration (Holistic Integrated Design) · Sensors as important as LEDs · Interconnected systems (human, building, grid) · Artistic Design Freedom · Lighting is Health, Entertainment, Information and Illumination Cost at any brightness · Chip level integrated electronics THE ERC RESEARCH COVERS THE ENTIRE SUPPLY

Linhardt, Robert J.

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Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop  

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Solid-State Lighting Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop on AddThis.com... Conferences & Meetings Past Conferences Presentations Publications Webcasts Videos Tools Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop Nearly 200 lighting industry leaders, chip makers, fixture and component

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Gauge field, strings, solitons, anomalies and the speed of life  

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It's been said that "mathematics is biology's next microscope, only better; biology is mathematics' next physics, only better". Here we aim for something even better. We try to combine mathematical physics and biology into a picoscope of life. For this we merge techniques which have been introduced and developed in modern mathematical physics, largely by Ludvig Faddeev to describe objects such as solitons and Higgs and to explain phenomena such as anomalies in gauge fields. We propose a synthesis that can help to resolve the protein folding problem, one of the most important conundrums in all of science. We apply the concept of gauge invariance to scrutinize the extrinsic geometry of strings in three dimensional space. We evoke general principles of symmetry in combination with Wilsonian universality and derive an essentially unique Landau-Ginzburg energy that describes the dynamics of a generic string-like configuration in the far infrared. We observe that the energy supports topological solitons, that pertain to an anomaly in the manner how a string is framed around its inflection points. We explain how the solitons operate as modular building blocks from which folded proteins are composed. We describe crystallographic protein structures by multi-solitons with experimental precision, and investigate the non-equilibrium dynamics of proteins under varying temperature. We simulate the folding process of a protein at in vivo speed and with close to pico-scale accuracy using a standard laptop computer: With pico-biology as mathematical physics' next pursuit, things can only get better.

Antti J. Niemi

2014-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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CERN Winter School on Supergravity, Strings, and Gauge Theory 2010  

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The CERN Winter School on Supergravity, Strings, and Gauge Theory is the analytic continuation of the yearly training school of the former EC-RTN string network "Constituents, Fundamental Forces and Symmetries of the Universe". The 2010 edition of the school is supported and organized by the CERN Theory Divison, and will take place from Monday January 25 to Friday January 29, at CERN. As its predecessors, this school is meant primarily for training of doctoral students and young postdoctoral researchers in recent developments in theoretical high-energy physics and string theory. The programme of the school will consist of five series of pedagogical lectures, complemented by tutorial discussion sessions in the afternoons. Previous schools in this series were organized in 2005 at SISSA in Trieste, and in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 at CERN, Geneva. Other similar schools have been organized in the past by the former related RTN network "The Quantum Structure of Spacetime and the Geometric Nature of Fundamental Interactions". This edition of the school is not funded by the European Union. The school is funded by the CERN Theory Division, and the Arnold Sommerfeld Center at Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich. Scientific committee: M. Gaberdiel, D. Luest, A. Sevrin, J. Simon, K. Stelle, S. Theisen, A. Uranga, A. Van Proeyen, E. Verlinde Local organizers: A. Uranga, J. Walcher

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2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

414

Elementary stability considerations for bowed?string motion  

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Using the approach first pioneered by Raman the Helmholtz motion of a bowed string is discussed as a special case of two?velocity motions in which a given point (at which the bow is located) alternates in the course of a cycle between two constant velocities. The fact that the bow typically presents a negative resistance to the string during the slipping part of the cycle is adduced as a reason for the duty cycle that is the fraction of the period that corresponds to slipping to try to become as short as possible. It is shown that for a string without dissipation or stiffness this duty cycle can be arbitrarily low for general bow positions; data obtained with the digital bow illustrate this behavior. It is shown theoretically and confirmed with computer simulations that instabilities arising from the negative slipping resistance cannot be eliminated by assigning a finite positive value to the sticking resistance. The apparent stability of Helmholtz motion observed in real playing situations remains a puzzle.

Gabriel Weinreich; Ren Causs

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

On The Varying Speed of Light in a Brane-Induced FRW Universe  

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We investigate a string/M theoretic realization of the varying speed of light scenario. We consider a 3+1 dimensional probe-brane universe in the background of a black hole in the bulk formed by a stack of branes, in the spirit of Kiritsis (hep-th/9906206). We generalize the dynamics of the system at hand by including rotation and Hubble damping of the bulk space-time and show that this may lead to a mechanism to stabilize the brane-universe and hence fix the speed of light at late times.

Stephon H. S. Alexander

1999-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

416

Constraints on Cosmic Strings from the LIGO-Virgo Gravitational-Wave Detectors  

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Cosmic strings can give rise to a large variety of interesting astrophysical phenomena. Among them, powerful bursts of gravitational waves (GWs) produced by cusps are a promising observational signature. In this Letter we present a search for GWs from cosmic string cusps in data collected by the LIGO and Virgo gravitational wave detectors between 2005 and 2010, with over 625 days of live time. We find no evidence of GW signals from cosmic strings. From this result, we derive new constraints on cosmic string parameters, which complement and improve existing limits from previous searches for a stochastic background of GWs from cosmic microwave background measurements and pulsar timing data. In particular, if the size of loops is given by the gravitational backreaction scale, we place upper limits on the string tension G? below 10?8 in some regions of the cosmic string parameter space.

J. Aasi et al. (LIGO Scientific Collaboration and Virgo Collaboration)

2014-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

417

Conformal Transformations and Strings for an Accelerating Quark-Antiquark Pair in AdS3  

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From a simple moving open string solution dual to a moving heavy quark with constant velocity in the Poincare AdS_3 spacetime, we construct an accerlerating open string solution dual to a heavy quark-antiquark pair accelerated in opposite directions by performing the three mappings such as the SL(2,R)_L x SL(2,R)_R isometry transformation, the special conformal transformation and the conformal SO(2,2) transformation. Using the string sigma model action we construct two open string solutions staying in two different regions whose dividing line is associated with the event horizon appeared on the string worldsheet and obtain the accelerating open string solution by gluing two such solutions.

Shijong Ryang

2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

418

A Double-edged Sword: Implications of Crowdsourcing  

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Maps #12;TaskRabbit · Crowdsourcing physical tasks o Rigging up Christmas lights o Holiday shopping

Almeroth, Kevin C.

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Page 2 Community Education REGISTRATION: Phone--575.527.7527 Fax--575.527.7701 Office--2345E.NevadaAve.,LasCruces dacc.nmsu.edu/comed/  

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! Christmas Tree Wire Pendant Age 16 and Up Light up your holiday season by trimming this Christmas tree wire

Nishiguchi, Michele

420

Lighting the Night: Technology, Urban Life and the Evolution of Street Lighting [Light in Place  

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May 1912), 783. 8. "New Street Lights Increase Trade 3 5 Perlight, including street light, became part of America'sBeautiful-inspired street lights graced wealthy residen

Holden, Alfred

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

On Rotating and Oscillating Four-Spin Strings in AdS5 X S5  

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We study rigidly rotating strings in AdS5 X S5 background with one spin along AdS5 and three angular momenta along S5. We find dispersion relations among various charges and interpret them as giant magnon and spiky string solutions in various limits. Further we present an example of oscillating string which oscillates in the radial direction of the AdS5 and at the same time rotates in S5.

Kamal L. Panigrahi; Pabitra M. Pradhan

2012-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

422

On the Rotating and Oscillating strings in $(AdS_3\\times S^3)_{\\varkappa}$  

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We study rigidly rotating strings in the $\\varkappa$-deformed $AdS_3 \\times S^3$ background. We find out two classes of solutions corresponding to the giant magnon and single spike solutions of the string rotating is two $S^2_{\\varkappa}$ subspace of rotations reduced along two different isometries. We verify that the dispersion relations reduce to the well known relation in the $\\varkappa\\rightarrow 0$ limit. We further study some oscillating string solutions in the $S^3_{\\varkappa}$ subspace.

Banerjee, Aritra

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

On the Rotating and Oscillating strings in $(AdS_3\\times S^3)_{\\varkappa}$  

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We study rigidly rotating strings in the $\\varkappa$-deformed $AdS_3 \\times S^3$ background. We find out two classes of solutions corresponding to the giant magnon and single spike solutions of the string rotating in two $S^2_{\\varkappa}$ subspace of rotations reduced along two different isometries. We verify that the dispersion relations reduce to the well known relation in the $\\varkappa\\rightarrow 0$ limit. We further study some oscillating string solutions in the $S^3_{\\varkappa}$ subspace.

Aritra Banerjee; Kamal L. Panigrahi

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

424

On Rotating and Oscillating Four-Spin Strings in AdS5 X S5  

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We study rigidly rotating strings in AdS5 X S5 background with one spin along AdS5 and three angular momenta along S5. We find dispersion relations among various charges and interpret them as giant magnon and spiky string solutions in various limits. Further we present an example of oscillating string which oscillates in the radial direction of the AdS5 and at the same time rotates in S5.

Panigrahi, Kamal L

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Light-Front Holography and Non-Perturbative QCD  

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The combination of Anti-de Sitter space (AdS) methods with light-front holography leads to a semi-classical first approximation to the spectrum and wavefunctions of meson and baryon light-quark bound states. Starting from the bound-state Hamiltonian equation of motion in QCD, we derive relativistic light-front wave equations in terms of an invariant impact variable {zeta} which measures the separation of the quark and gluonic constituents within the hadron at equal light-front time. These equations of motion in physical space-time are equivalent to the equations of motion which describe the propagation of spin-J modes in anti-de Sitter (AdS) space. Its eigenvalues give the hadronic spectrum, and its eigenmodes represent the probability distribution of the hadronic constituents at a given scale. Applications to the light meson and baryon spectra are presented. The predicted meson spectrum has a string-theory Regge form M{sup 2} = 4{kappa}{sup 2}(n + L + S = 2); i.e., the square of the eigenmass is linear in both L and n, where n counts the number of nodes of the wavefunction in the radial variable {zeta}. The space-like pion form factor is also well reproduced. One thus obtains a remarkable connection between the description of hadronic modes in AdS space and the Hamiltonian formulation of QCD in physical space-time quantized on the light-front at fixed light-front time {tau}. The model can be systematically improved by using its complete orthonormal solutions to diagonalize the full QCD light-front Hamiltonian or by applying the Lippmann-Schwinger method in order to systematically include the QCD interaction terms.

Brodsky, Stanley J.; /SLAC; de Teramond, Guy F.; /Costa Rica U.

2009-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

426

Aspects of Born-Infeld Theory and String/M-Theory  

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These notes provide a hopefully pedagogic introduction to Born-Infeld theory and some of its uses in String/M-Theory from the perspective of some-one interested in spacetime geometry. Causality and the consequences of having both the open string and closed string metric are stressed. This leads to some new insighst into old problems, such as strings at finite temperature. Various strong coupling limits of both Born-Infeld and the M5-brane theories are described and their relevance for tachyon condensations are mentioned.

Gibbons, G W

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

E-Print Network 3.0 - accelerator system string Sample Search...  

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of a desired acoustic system Efficient... for nearly lossless distributed wave media (strings, tubes, rods, membranes, plates, vocal tract, ) Losses Source: Smith...

428

Notes on High Energy Limit of Bosonic Closed String Scattering Amplitudes  

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We study bosonic closed string scattering amplitudes in the high-energy limit. We find that the methods of decoupling of high-energy zero-norm states and the high-energy Virasoro constraints, which were adopted in the previous works to calculate the ratios among high-energy open string scattering amplitudes of different string states, persist for the case of closed string. However, we clarify the previous saddle-point calculation for high-energy open string scattering amplitudes and claim that only (t,u) channel of the amplitudes is suitable for saddle-point calculation. We then discuss three evidences to show that saddle-point calculation for high-energy closed string scattering amplitudes is not reliable. By using the relation of tree-level closed and open string scattering amplitudes of Kawai, Lewellen and Tye (KLT), we calculate the high-energy closed string scattering amplitudes for arbitrary mass levels. For the case of high-energy closed string four-tachyon amplitude, our result differs from the previous one of Gross and Mende, which is NOT consistent with KLT formula, by an oscillating factor.

Chuan-Tsung Chan; Jen-Chi Lee; Yi Yang

2006-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting  

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Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting on AddThis.com... Conferences & Meetings Presentations Publications Webcasts Videos Tools Pedestrian-Friendly Nighttime Lighting This November 19, 2013 webinar presented issues and considerations related to pedestrian-friendly nighttime lighting, such as color rendering, safety,

430

Lighting Research Group: Facilities  

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Facilities Facilities Lighting Research Facilities at LBNL gonio-photometer Gonio-photometer We use this device to measure the intensity and direction of the light from a lamp or fixture. integrating sphere Integrating sphere This instrument allows us to get a fast and accurate measurement of the total light output of a lamp. We are not able to determine the direction of the light, only the intensity. power analyzer Power analyzer We use our power analyzer with the lamps in the gonio-photometer to measure input power, harmonic distortion, power factor, and many other signals that tell us how well a lamp is performing. spectro-radiometer Spectro-radiometer This device measures not only the intensity of a light source but also the intensity of the light at each wavelength.

431

Lighting Group: Software  

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Software Software Lighting Software The Lighting Group has developed several computer programs in the course of conducting research on energy efficient lighting. Several of these programs have proven useful outside the research environment. One of the most popular programs for advanced lighting applications is Radiance. For more information on this program and its availability, click on the link below. RADIANCE Radiance is a suite of programs for the analysis and visualization of lighting in design. The primary advantage of Radiance over simpler lighting calculation and rendering tools is that there are no limitations on the geometry or the materials that may be simulated. Radiance is used by architects and engineers to predict illumination, visual quality and appearance of innovative design spaces, and by researchers to evaluate new

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Testing the nested light-cone Bethe equations of the AdS_5 x S^5 superstring  

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We perform a detailed test of the quantum integrability of the AdS_5 x S^5 superstring in uniform light-cone gauge in its near plane-wave limit. For this we establish the form of the general nested light-cone Bethe equations for the quantum string from the long range psu(2,2|4) Bethe equations of Beisert and Staudacher. Moreover the scheme for translating excited string states into Bethe root excitations is given. We then confront the direct perturbative diagonalization of the light-cone string Hamiltonian in the near plane-wave limit with the energy spectrum obtained from the general nested light-cone Bethe equations in various higher rank sectors. The analysis is performed both analytically and numerically up to the level of six impurity states and subsectors of maximal rank four. We find perfect agreement in all cases lending strong support to the quantum integrability of the AdS_5 x S^5 superstring.

Alexander Hentschel; Jan Plefka; Per Sundin

2007-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

433

National Synchrotron Light Source  

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A tour of Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS), hosted by Associate Laboratory Director for Light Sources, Stephen Dierker. The NSLS is one of the world's most widely used scientific research facilities, hosting more than 2,500 guest researchers each year. The NSLS provides intense beams of infrared, ultraviolet, and x-ray light for basic and applied research in physics, chemistry, medicine, geophysics, environmental, and materials sciences.

BNL

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

High efficiency incandescent lighting  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Incandescent lighting structure. The structure includes a thermal emitter that can, but does not have to, include a first photonic crystal on its surface to tailor thermal emission coupled to, in a high-view-factor geometry, a second photonic filter selected to reflect infrared radiation back to the emitter while passing visible light. This structure is highly efficient as compared to standard incandescent light bulbs.

Bermel, Peter; Ilic, Ognjen; Chan, Walker R.; Musabeyoglu, Ahmet; Cukierman, Aviv Ruben; Harradon, Michael Robert; Celanovic, Ivan; Soljacic, Marin

2014-09-02T23:59:59.000Z

435

Total Light Management  

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Light Management Light Management Why is saving Energy Important World Electricity Consumption (2007) Top 20 Countries 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 U n i t e d S t a t e s C h i n a J a p a n R u s s i a I n d i a G e r m a n y C a n a d a A f r i c a F r a n c e B r a z i l K o r e a , S o u t h U n i t e d K i n g d o m I t a l y S p a i n A u s t r a l i a T a i w a n S o u t h A f r i c a M e x i c o S a u d i A r a b i a I r a n Billion kWh Source: US DOE Energy Information Administration Lighting Control Strategies 4 5 6 Occupancy/Vacancy Sensing * The greatest energy savings achieved with any lighting fixture is when the lights are shut off * Minimize wasted light by providing occupancy sensing or vacancy sensing 7 8 Daylight Harvesting * Most commercial space has enough natural light flowing into it, and the amount of artificial light being generated can be unnecessary * Cut back on the production of artificial lighting by

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Domestic Lighting and Heating  

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... a 14 22 feet room with a nice spacious window at each end admitting surreptitious draughts in proportion to the amount of light they let in. ...

M. GHEURY DE BRAY

1926-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

437

Comparing Light Bulbs  

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In this exercise, students will use a light to demonstrate the difference between being energy-efficient and energy-wasteful, and learn what energy efficiency means.

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Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program | Department  

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Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program Lakeview Light and Power - Commercial Lighting Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Local Government Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info Funding Source Funded by Bonneville Power Administration Expiration Date 9/1/2013 State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Commercial Lighting Installation: Up to 70% of cost Provider Lakeview Light and Power Lakeview Light and Power offers a commercial lighting rebate program. Rebates apply to the installation of energy efficient lighting retrofits in non-residential buildings. The rebate program is funded by BPA and ends in September of 2010 or earlier if the funding is exhausted. Lakeview Light

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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January 13, 2012 January 13, 2012 Have You Found Any Energy-Efficient Bargains? This week, Elizabeth shared her retail adventures in the clearance section of a store where she picked up some LED light strings at bargain prices. January 10, 2012 Post-Holiday Holiday Shopping Ah, January. It's still cold and it's still dark all the time, but now all the cheerful Christmas lights have come down so there's nothing to break up the monotony. What's there to do? January 9, 2012 Musings on Water (and Power) My household water comes from a well, and every drop of water that I use in the house has to be pumped out of the ground by an electrically operated pump; therefore, the less water I use, the less the pump has to operate, and the less electricity is used. January 6, 2012 FAQs: Have Tax Credits Been Extended Into 2012?

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Energy Saver Blog | Department of Energy  

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30, 2010 30, 2010 This Month on Energy Savers: November 2010 There's always something interesting happening on EnergySavers.gov and the Energy Savers Blog. Here are some November highlights. November 29, 2010 Are You Keeping Up with the Joneses? What does it take to change people's behavior so that they act more responsibly, in a more sustainable manner? November 23, 2010 LED Holiday Lights: Festive, Safe, and Efficient! Before you start stringing holiday lights, take a moment to consider what they're costing you. November 22, 2010 Thankful Recognizing the engineers and researchers who have made energy efficiency a reality over the past few decades. November 18, 2010 What Steps Do You Take to Use Less Water? What steps do you take to use less water? November 17, 2010 Is a Small Wind Energy System Right for You?

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AIRPORT LIGHTING Session Highlights  

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. These sessions were designed to offer practical-yet-specialized training and information outreach for personnel information on airport lighting and navigational aid equipment selection, funding, maintenance, and operation known as AirTAP, sponsored three airport-lighting training sessions at different locations in Minnesota

Minnesota, University of

442

LED Lighting Facts  

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DOE's LED Lighting Facts program showcases LED products for general illumination from manufacturers who commit to testing products and reporting performance results according to industry standards. For lighting buyers, designers, and energy efficiency programs, the program provides information essential to evaluating SSL products.

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Light intensity compressor  

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In a system for recording images having vastly differing light intensities over the face of the image, a light intensity compressor is provided that utilizes the properties of twisted nematic liquid crystals to compress the image intensity. A photoconductor or photodiode material that is responsive to the wavelength of radiation being recorded is placed adjacent a layer of twisted nematic liquid crystal material. An electric potential applied to a pair of electrodes that are disposed outside of the liquid crystal/photoconductor arrangement to provide an electric field in the vicinity of the liquid crystal material. The electrodes are substantially transparent to the form of radiation being recorded. A pair of crossed polarizers are provided on opposite sides of the liquid crystal. The front polarizer linearly polarizes the light, while the back polarizer cooperates with the front polarizer and the liquid crystal material to compress the intensity of a viewed scene. Light incident upon the intensity compressor activates the photoconductor in proportion to the intensity of the light, thereby varying the field applied to the liquid crystal. The increased field causes the liquid crystal to have less of a twisting effect on the incident linearly polarized light, which will cause an increased percentage of the light to be absorbed by the back polarizer. The intensity of an image may be compressed by forming an image on the light intensity compressor.

Rushford, Michael C. (Livermore, CA)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Explosively pumped laser light  

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A single shot laser pumped by detonation of an explosive in a shell casing. The shock wave from detonation of the explosive causes a rare gas to luminesce. The high intensity light from the gas enters a lasing medium, which thereafter outputs a pulse of laser light to disable optical sensors and personnel.

Piltch, Martin S. (Los Alamos, NM); Michelotti, Roy A. (Los Alamos, NM)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Columbia Water and Light - HVAC and Lighting Efficiency Rebates |  

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Columbia Water and Light - HVAC and Lighting Efficiency Rebates Columbia Water and Light - HVAC and Lighting Efficiency Rebates Columbia Water and Light - HVAC and Lighting Efficiency Rebates < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Lighting: 50% of invoiced cost up to $22,500 Program Info State Missouri Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount HVAC Replacements: $570 - $3,770 Lighting: $300/kW reduction or half of project cost Provider Columbia Water and Light Columbia Water and Light (CWL) offers rebates to its commercial and industrial customers for the purchase of high efficiency HVAC installations and efficient lighting. Incentives for certain measures are based upon the

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Induction Lighting: An Old Lighting Technology Made New Again | Department  

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Induction Lighting: An Old Lighting Technology Made New Again Induction Lighting: An Old Lighting Technology Made New Again Induction Lighting: An Old Lighting Technology Made New Again July 27, 2009 - 5:00am Addthis John Lippert Induction lighting is one of the best kept secrets in energy-efficient lighting. Simply stated, induction lighting is essentially a fluorescent light without electrodes or filaments, the items that frequently cause other bulbs to burn out quickly. Thus, many induction lighting units have an extremely long life of up to 100,000 hours. To put this in perspective, an induction lighting system lasting 100,000 hours will last more than 11 years in continuous 24/7 operation, and 25 years if operated 10 hours a day. The technology, however, is far from new. Nikola Tesla demonstrated induction lighting in the late 1890s around the same time that his rival,

447

Reading Municipal Light Department - Business Lighting Rebate Program |  

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Reading Municipal Light Department - Business Lighting Rebate Reading Municipal Light Department - Business Lighting Rebate Program Reading Municipal Light Department - Business Lighting Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Schools State Government Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate Commercial Customers: $10,000 per calendar year Municipal Customers: $15,000 per calendar year Program Info State Massachusetts Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount T-8/T-5 Lamp with Electronic Ballasts: $11 - $35/fixture Interior High Output Lamp with Electronic Ballasts: $100/fixture De-lamping: $4 - $9/lamp Lighting Sensors: $20/sensor LED Exit Signs: $20/fixture Provider Incentive Programs

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Strings and supersymmetry as tools for perturbative QCD  

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We review techniques simplifying the analytic calculation of one-loop QCD amplitudes with many external legs, for use in next-to-leading-order corrections to multi-jet processes. We explain how a supersymmetry-inspired organization works well in conjunction with other tools, namely the color and helicity decompositions of amplitudes, and the constraints imposed by perturbative unitarity and collinear singularities. String theory seems most useful as a heuristic guide. Using these techniques, the complete set of one-loop five-parton QCD amplitudes, as well as certain sequences of special helicity amplitudes with an arbitrary number of external gluons, have been obtained.

Dixon, L.

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Ising model conformal boundary conditions from open string field theory  

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Given a consistent choice of conformally invariant boundary conditions in a two dimensional conformal field theory, one can construct new consistent boundary conditions by deforming with a relevant boundary operator and flowing to the infrared, or by a marginal deformation. Open string field theory provides a very universal tool to discover and study such new boundary theories. Surprisingly, it also allows one to go in the reverse direction and to uncover solutions with higher boundary entropy. We will illustrate our results on the well studied example of Ising model.

Kudrna, Matej; Schnabl, Martin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

System and method for damping vibration in a drill string  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system for damping vibration in a drill string can include a valve assembly having a supply of a fluid, a first member, and a second member capable of moving in relation to first member in response to vibration of the drill bit. The first and second members define a first and a second chamber for holding the fluid. Fluid can flow between the first and second chambers in response to the movement of the second member in relation to the first member. The valve assembly can also include a coil or a valve for varying a resistance of the fluid to flow between the first and second chambers.

Wassell, Mark Ellsworth; Turner, William Evans; Burgess, Daniel E; Perry, Carl Allison

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

451

Absorption of scalars by extremal black holes in string theory  

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We show that the low frequency absorption cross section of minimally coupled massless scalar fields by extremal spherically symmetric black holes in d dimensions in the presence of string-theoretical alpha' corrections is equal to the horizon area. Classically one has the relation sigma=4GS between the absorption cross section and the black hole entropy. We discuss the validity of such relation in the presence of alpha' corrections for extremal black holes, both nonsupersymmetric and supersymmetric. The examples we consider seem to indicate that this relation is verified in the presence of alpha' corrections for supersymmetric black holes, but not for nonsupersymmetric ones.

Filipe Moura

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

452

System and method for damping vibration in a drill string  

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A system for damping vibration in a drill string can include a valve assembly having a supply of a fluid, a first member, and a second member capable of moving in relation to first member in response to vibration of the drill bit. The first and second members define a first and a second chamber for holding the fluid. Fluid can flow between the first and second chambers in response to the movement of the second member in relation to the first member. The valve assembly can also include a coil or a valve for varying a resistance of the fluid to flow between the first and second chambers.

Wassell, Mark Ellsworth (Kingwood, TX); Turner, William Evans (Durham, CT); Burgess, Daniel E. (Middletown, CT); Perry, Carl Allison (Middletown, CT)

2008-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

453

BCFT and Ribbon Graphs as tools for open/closed string dualities  

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In the framework of simplicial models, we construct and we fully characterize a scalar boundary conformal field theory on a triangulated Riemann surface. The results are analysed from a string theory perspective as tools to deal with open/closed string dualities.

Valeria L. Gili; Mauro Carfora; Claudio Dappiaggi

2007-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

454

Geodesic motion in the space-time of cosmic strings interacting via magnetic fields  

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We study the geodesic motion of test particles in the space-time of two Abelian-Higgs strings interacting via their magnetic fields. These bound states of cosmic strings constitute a field theoretical realization of p-q-strings which are predicted by inflationary models rooted in String Theory, e.g. brane inflation. In contrast to previously studied models describing p-q-strings our model possesses a Bogomolnyi-Prasad-Sommerfield (BPS) limit. If cosmic strings exist it would be exciting to detect them by direct observation. We propose that this can be done by the observation of test particle motion in the space-time of these objects. In order to be able to make predictions we have to solve the field equations describing the configuration as well as the geodesic equation numerically. The geodesics can then be classified according to the test particle's energy, angular momentum and momentum along the string axis. We find that the interaction of two Abelian-Higgs strings can lead to the existence of bound orbits that would be absent without the interaction. We also discuss the minimal and maximal radius of orbits and comment on possible applications in the context of gravitational wave emission.

Betti Hartmann; Valeria Kagramanova

2012-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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DRILL-STRING NONLINEAR DYNAMICS ACCOUNTING FOR DRILLING FLUID T. G. Ritto  

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;1. INTRODUCTION A drill-string is a slender structure used in oil wells to penetrate the soil in search of oilDRILL-STRING NONLINEAR DYNAMICS ACCOUNTING FOR DRILLING FLUID T. G. Ritto R. Sampaio thiagoritto Descartes, 77454 Marne-la-Vallée, France Abstract. The influence of the drilling fluid (or mud) on the drill

Boyer, Edmond

456

e{sup -}e{sup +} production by a Nambu string  

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We analytically calculate the probability of e{sup -}e{sup +} production with a given relative energy from a closed string arising from the Nambu action as a solution of a circularly oscillating string as, perhaps, the simplest generalization of the classic pointlike particle. A numerical analysis of the result is also given. 10 refs., 1 fig.

Manoukian, E.B. [Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario (Canada)

1992-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Exact Methods in Gauge/String Theories Friday, 11 November 2011  

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Exact Methods in Gauge/String Theories Friday, 11 November 2011 8:30 am Breakfast 8:50 am Welcoming oscillations in conformal field theory" John MCGREEVY, MIT 2:45 ­ 3:30 "Chern-Simons vector models and higher and Macdonald polynomials'' Leonardo RASTELLI, SUNY, Stony Brook Exact Methods in Gauge/String Theories Saturday

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CAUSAL/ANTICAUSAL DECOMPOSITION FOR MIXED-PHASE DESCRIPTION OF BRASS AND BOWED STRING SOUNDS  

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CAUSAL/ANTICAUSAL DECOMPOSITION FOR MIXED-PHASE DESCRIPTION OF BRASS AND BOWED STRING SOUNDS, in order to lo- cally model divergent oscillations in a steady way [4]. This mixed-phase representation- ous interaction instruments (CII): brass and bowed string. The aim of this work is to better

Dupont, Stéphane

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

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

Wang, Leilin

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Lighting fundamentals handbook: Lighting fundamentals and principles for utility personnel  

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Lighting accounts for approximately 30% of overall electricity use and demand in commercial buildings. This handbook for utility personnel provides a source of basic information on lighting principles, lighting equipment, and other considerations related to lighting design. The handbook is divided into three parts. Part One, Physics of Light, has chapters on light, vision, optics, and photometry. Part Two, Lighting Equipment and Technology, focuses on lamps, luminaires, and lighting controls. Part Three, Lighting Design Decisions, deals with the manner in which lighting design decisions are made and reviews relevant methods and issues. These include the quantity and quality of light needed for visual tasks, calculation methods for verifying that lighting needs are satisfied, lighting economics and methods for evaluating investments in efficient lighting systems, and miscellaneous design issues including energy codes, power quality, photobiology, and disposal of lighting equipment. The handbook contains a discussion of the role of the utility in promoting the use of energy-efficient lighting. The handbook also includes a lighting glossary and a list of references for additional information. This convenient and comprehensive handbook is designed to enable utility lighting personnel to assist their customers in developing high-quality, energy-efficient lighting systems. The handbook is not intended to be an up-to-date reference on lighting products and equipment.

Eley, C.; Tolen, T. (Eley (Charles) Associates, San Francisco, CA (United States)); Benya, J.R. (Luminae Souter Lighting Design, San Francisco, CA (United States))

1992-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Light and Bread Mold  

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Light and Bread Mold Light and Bread Mold Name: CHASE Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: HOW CAN I EFICTIVELY TEST THE EFFECTS OF LIGHT ON BREAD MOLD? Replies: Hello Chase, In order to test the effects of light on bread mould you need to set up an experiment. There are two things you need to have in your experiment to make it a good experiment: 1. A 'control'. 2. Replicates 1. The 'control' Obviously in order to test the effects of light on bread mold you will need to actually shine some light on some bread mold and see what happens. This is your 'treatment'. However, it is vitally important that you know what would have happened without the treatment (in this case added light). Let's pretend that you do a test a you find that the bread mold under the light actually dies. How do you know if your bread mold died because light was added or because at that time of year all bread mold would die naturally or because by adding light you caused the temperature to rise and that killed the bread mold? The answer is that you do not know unless you have taken the trouble to find out with anouther test called the 'control'. The 'control' is a piece of bread mold, identical to the 'treatment' bread mold, which is placed in identical conditions to the 'treatment' piece of bread mold except that light is removed. Your 'control' piece of bread mold will need to be (to the best of your abillity) at the same temperature, in the same area, at similar humidity, etc. Part of the skill of designing a scientific experiment is being able think of all the possible things which might be affecting the bread mold and keeping them the same in both the 'treatment' and the 'control' (except, of course, for the presence of light) so that when you find a difference between the 'treatment' and the 'control' you are sure that it is the result of the light rather than something else.

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arXiv:gr-qc/0609089v121Sep2006 Scattering of cosmic strings by black holes: loop formation  

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the gravitational wave background produced by oscillating string loops [9] 1 . The scattering of a long cosmicarXiv:gr-qc/0609089v121Sep2006 Scattering of cosmic strings by black holes: loop formation Florian: September 22, 2006) We study the deformation of a long cosmic string by a nearby rotating black hole. We

Boyer, Edmond

463

Near Flat Space limit of strings on AdS_4 x CP^3  

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The non-linear nature of string theory on non-trivial backgrounds related to the AdS/CFT correspondence suggests to look for simplifications. Two such simplifications proved to be useful in studying string theory. These are the pp-wave limit which describes point-like strings and the so called "near flat space" limit which connects two different sectors of string theory -- pp-waves and "giant magnons". Recently another example of AdS/CFT duality emerged - $AdS_4/CFT_3$, which suggests duality between $\\mathcal N=6$ CS theory and superstring theory on $AdS_4\\times \\cp$. In this paper we study the "near flat space" limit of strings on the $AdS_4\\times \\cp$ background and discuss possible applications of the reduced theory.

M. Kreuzer; R. C. Rashkov; M. Schimpf

2008-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

464

Lighting Basics | Department of Energy  

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Lighting Basics Lighting Basics Lighting Basics August 15, 2013 - 5:12pm Addthis Text Version There are many different types of artificial lights, all of which have different applications and uses. Types of lighting include: Fluorescent Lighting High-intensity Discharge Lighting Incandescent Lighting LED Lighting Low-pressure Sodium Lighting. Which type is best depends on the application. See the chart below for a comparison of lighting types. Lighting Comparison Chart Lighting Type Efficacy (lumens/watt) Lifetime (hours) Color Rendition Index (CRI) Color Temperature (K) Indoors/Outdoors Fluorescent Straight Tube 30-110 7000-24,000 50-90 (fair to good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors Compact Fluorescent 50-70 10,000 65-88 (good) 2700-6500 (warm to cold) Indoors/outdoors

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Lighting Renovations | Department of Energy  

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Lighting Renovations Lighting Renovations Lighting Renovations October 16, 2013 - 4:54pm Addthis When undertaking a lighting renovation in a Federal building, daylighting is the primary renewable energy opportunity. Photovoltaics (PV) also present an excellent opportunity. While this guide focuses on the renewable energy opportunities, energy efficiency may also present amble opportunity for energy and cost savings. Renewable Energy Options for Lighting Renovations Daylighting Photovoltaics Daylighting Daylighting maximizes the use of natural light in a space to reduce the need for artificial lighting. Incorporating daylighting into a lighting strategy should occur during the planning stage of design since it affects all aspects. Ambient light dimming controls are critical in daylighting, since the

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Lighting Group: Controls: IBECS  

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IBECS IBECS Integrated Building Environmental Communications System Objective The overall technical goal of the IBECS project is to develop an integrated building equipment communications network that will allow appropriate automation of lighting and envelope systems to increase energy efficiency, improve building performance, and enhance occupant experience in the space. This network will provide a low-cost means for occupants to control local lighting and window systems, thereby improving occupant comfort, satisfaction and performance. A related goal is to improve existing lighting control components and accelerate development of new daylighting technologies that will allow daylighting to be more extensively applied to a larger proportion of building floor space.

467

Green Light Pulse Oximeter  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A reflectance pulse oximeter that determines oxygen saturation of hemoglobin using two sources of electromagnetic radiation in the green optical region, which provides the maximum reflectance pulsation spectrum. The use of green light allows placement of an oximetry probe at central body sites (e.g., wrist, thigh, abdomen, forehead, scalp, and back). Preferably, the two green light sources alternately emit light at 560 nm and 577 nm, respectively, which gives the biggest difference in hemoglobin extinction coefficients between deoxyhemoglobin, RHb, and oxyhemoglobin, HbO.sub.2.

Scharf, John Edward (Oldsmar, FL)

1998-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

468

White light velocity interferometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a technique that allows the use of broadband and incoherent illumination. Although denoted white light velocimetry, this principle can be applied to any wave phenomenon. For the first time, powerful, compact or inexpensive sources can be used for remote target velocimetry. These include flash and arc lamps, light from detonations, pulsed lasers, chirped frequency lasers, and lasers operating simultaneously in several wavelengths. The technique is demonstrated with white light from an incandescent source to measure a target moving at 16 m/s.

Erskine, David J. (Oakland, CA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

White light velocity interferometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a technique that allows the use of broadband and incoherent illumination. Although denoted white light velocimetry, this principle can be applied to any wave phenomenon. For the first time, powerful, compact or inexpensive sources can be used for remote target velocimetry. These include flash and arc lamps, light from detonations, pulsed lasers, chirped frequency lasers, and lasers operating simultaneously in several wavelengths. The technique is demonstrated with white light from an incandescent source to measure a target moving at 16 m/s. 41 figs.

Erskine, D.J.

1997-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

470

White light velocity interferometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a technique that allows the use of broadband and incoherent illumination. Although denoted white light velocimetry, this principle can be applied to any wave phenomenon. For the first time, powerful, compact or inexpensive sources can be used for remote target velocimetry. These include flash and arc lamps, light from detonations, pulsed lasers, chirped frequency lasers, and lasers operating simultaneously in several wavelengths. The technique is demonstrated with white light from an incandescent source to measure a target moving at 16 m/s.

Erskine, David J. (Oakland, CA)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

White light velocity interferometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The invention is a technique that allows the use of broadband and incoherent illumination. Although denoted white light velocimetry, this principle can be applied to any wave phenomenon. For the first time, powerful, compact or inexpensive sources can be used for remote target velocimetry. These include flash and arc lamps, light from detonations, pulsed lasers, chirped frequency lasers, and lasers operating simultaneously in several wavelengths. The technique is demonstrated with white light from an incandescent source to measure a target moving at 16 m/s. 41 figs.

Erskine, D.J.

1999-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

472

Spectrally Enhanced Lighting  

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

Spectrally enhanced lighting (SEL) is a cost-effective, low-risk design method for achieving significant energy savings. It entails shifting the color of lamps from the warmer to the cooler (whiter) end of the color spectrum, more closely matching daylight. Studies show that, with this color shift, occupants perceive lighting to be brighter and they are able to see more clearly. Since SEL provides the same levels of visual acuity with fewer lumens of output, SEL installations can be designed using fewer lamps or lower wattage lamps than traditional lighting.

473

Peninsula Light Company - Commercial Efficient Lighting Rebate Program |  

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

Peninsula Light Company - Commercial Efficient Lighting Rebate Peninsula Light Company - Commercial Efficient Lighting Rebate Program Peninsula Light Company - Commercial Efficient Lighting Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Program Info State District of Columbia Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount General: 30% - 70% of cost Provider Peninsula Light Company Peninsula Light Company (PLC) offers a rebate program for commercial customers who wish to upgrade to energy efficient lighting. Participating customers must be served by PLC commercial service. Customers who upgrade to highly efficient fixtures and systems are eligible to receive a rebate generally covering 30% - 70% of the project cost. These retrofits improve light quality and reduce energy costs in participating facilities. PLC

474

Periodic gravitational waves from small cosmic string loops  

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

Florian Dubath and Jorge V. Rocha

2007-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

475

Low-velocity cosmic strings in accelerating universe  

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We study the model of the homogeneous and isotropic universe with non-zero cosmological constant filled with a perfect gas of low-velocity cosmic strings (LambdaCS model). It is shown that pressure-free matter can obtain the properties of a gas of low-velocity cosmic strings, if matter is affected by inertial force as described by Sciama's inertial force law. We take notice of the fact that this law, which corresponds to one of the realizations of Mach's principle, follows from quantum geometrodynamical approach. The exact solutions of the Einstein equations for the LambdaCS model are found. It is demonstrated that this model is equivalent to the open de Sitter model. In the limit of zero cosmological constant the corresponding universe evolves as a Milne universe, but in contrast to it, such a universe contains matter with nonzero energy density. The Whitrow-Randall equation is re-derived. We draw a comparison of the standard LambdaCDM and LambdaCS models. It turns out that after the scale transformation of ...

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2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Testing String Material Selection in Environment with Multiple Deleterious Gases  

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Abstract While testing a deep exploratory well located in Bohai bay in China, a large amount of carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and carbon monoxide (CO) was detected unexpectedly. Being afraid of their corrosiveness and toxicity, testing work was terminated immediately. After tripped out, the string was found to have been eroded severely. In order to keep going the exploratory work, experiment was made to investigate corrosion rate of carbon steel in environment with multiple deleterious substances. A main purpose was to determine if carbon monoxide has a strong impact on anti-sulfide steel P110S, which is low-cost and has been widely used in sour wells. Experiment result indicates that carbon monoxide has no obvious influence on corrosion rate in circumstances that carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide exist. Comprehensive studies show that P110S tubing can be used as testing string to carry out down-hole work. These results eliminated worries of decision-makers.

Gao Baokui; Qin Xing; Wang Wei

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Imprints of cosmic strings on the cosmological gravitational wave background  

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The equation which governs the temporal evolution of a gravitational wave (GW) in curved space-time can be treated as the Schroedinger equation for a particle moving in the presence of an effective potential. When GWs propagate in an expanding universe with constant effective potential, there is a critical value (k{sub c}) of the comoving wave number which discriminates the metric perturbations into oscillating (k>k{sub c}) and nonoscillating (kstrings (subdominant). It is known that the cosmological evolution gradually results in the scaling of a cosmic-string network and, therefore, after some time ({delta}{tau}) the Universe becomes radiation dominated. The evolution of the nonoscillatory GW modes during {delta}{tau} (while they were outside the horizon), results in the distortion of the GW power spectrum from what it is anticipated in a pure radiation model, at present-time frequencies in the range 10{sup -16} Hz

Kleidis, K [Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki (Greece); Department of Civil Engineering, Technological Education Institute of Serres, 62124 Serres (Greece); Papadopoulos, D B; Vlahos, L [Department of Physics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki (Greece); Verdaguer, E [Departament de Fisica Fonamental and Institut de Ciences del Cosmos, Universitat de Barcelona, Avinguda Diagonal 647, E-08028 Barcelona (Spain)

2008-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

478

Imprints of cosmic strings on the cosmological gravitational wave background  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The equation which governs the temporal evolution of a gravitational wave (GW) in curved space-time can be treated as the Schrodinger equation for a particle moving in the presence of an effective potential. When GWs propagate in an expanding Universe with constant effective potential, there is a critical value (k_c) of the comoving wave-number which discriminates the metric perturbations into oscillating (k > k_c) and non-oscillating (k strings (sub-dominant). It is known that the cosmological evolution gradually results in the scaling of a cosmic-string network and, therefore, after some time (\\Dl \\ta) the Universe becomes radiation-dominated. The evolution of the non-oscillatory GW modes during \\Dl \\ta (while they were outside the horizon), results in the distortion of the GW power spectrum from what it is anticipated in a pure radiation-model, at present-time frequencies in the range 10^{-16} Hz < f < 10^5 Hz.

Kostas Kleidis; Demetros B Papadopoulos; Enric Verdaguer; Loukas Vlahos

2008-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

479

Lots of Light Literature  

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Lots of Light Literature Lots of Light Literature The Teacher Resource Center contains a great variety of resources for all areas of science K-12. For the concepts of light here is a sampling of some of these resources. Science is Elementary - Spring 1995, vol. 6, no. 4. Science is Elementary is produced by the Museum Institute for Teaching Science, 79 Milk Street, Suite 210, Boston, MA 02109-3903. Science is Elementary is a newsletter we have admired for years. The topic of this issue deals with Color and Light. It contains content information to the teacher, trade secrets or teaching tips, "Book Looking" section and the section call "Sciencing" which includes a variety of activities. Science is Elementary is published quarterly. Subscription cost is: $22.00/year.

480

Solid-State Lighting  

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

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481

National Synchrotron Light Source  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

A tour of Brookhaven's National Synchrotron Light Source (NSLS). The NSLS is one of the world's most widely used scientific research facilities, hosting more than 2,500 guest researchers each year. The NSLS provides intense beams of infrared, ultraviole

None

2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

482

Comparing Light Bulbs  

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

Comparing Light Bulbs Grades: K-4, 5-8 Topic: Energy Efficiency and Conservation Owner: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This educational material is brought to you by the U.S....

483

Sandia National Laboratories: (Lighting and) Solid-State Lighting...  

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on the third and upcoming revolution (illumination). Topics cover the basics of light-emitting diode (LED) operation; a 200-year history of lighting technology; the importance of...

484

Lighting Design | Department of Energy  

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

Design Design Lighting Design July 29, 2012 - 6:28pm Addthis Energy-efficient indoor and outdoor lighting design focuses on ways to improve both the quality and efficiency of lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/chandlerphoto. Energy-efficient indoor and outdoor lighting design focuses on ways to improve both the quality and efficiency of lighting. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/chandlerphoto. How does it work? Buy ENERGY STAR-rated lighting for the highest quality, energy-efficient lighting. Use timers and other controls to turn lights on and off. Use outdoor solar lighting. Energy-efficient indoor and outdoor lighting design focuses on ways to improve both the quality and efficiency of lighting. If you're constructing a new house, consider lighting as part of your whole-house design -- an

485

LED Lighting | Department of Energy  

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

LED Lighting LED Lighting LED Lighting July 29, 2012 - 4:43pm Addthis LED Lighting What are the key facts? Quality LED products can last 25 times longer than an incandescent bulb and use 75% less energy. LEDs are directional, focusing light in ways that are useful in homes and commercial settings. The light-emitting diode (LED) is one of today's most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies. Quality LED light bulbs last longer, are more durable, and offer comparable or better light quality than other types of lighting. Check out the top 8 things about LEDs to learn more. Energy Savings LED is a highly energy efficient lighting technology, and has the potential to fundamentally change the future of lighting in the United States. Residential LEDs -- especially ENERGY STAR rated products -- use at least

486

Light and Energy -Daylight measurements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Light and Energy - Daylight measurements #12;Light and Energy - Daylight measurements Authors: Jens;3 Title Light and Energy Subtitle Daylight measurements Authors Jens Christoffersen, Ásta Logadóttir ............................................................................... 7 Measurement results: Kyosemi.................................................................. 9

487

Energy Conservation in Industrial Lighting  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In order to reduce energy use in lighting Union Carbide recently issued drastically reduced new lighting level standards. A computerized lighting cost program was also developed. Using this program a number of additional energy saving techniques...

Meharg, E.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

A Compact Torus Fusion Reactor Utilizing a Continuously Generated Strings of CT's. The CT String Reactor, CTSR.  

SciTech Connect

A fusion reactor is described in which a moving string of mutually repelling compact toruses (alternating helicity, unidirectional Btheta) is generated by repetitive injection using a magnetized coaxial gun driven by continuous gun current with alternating poloidal field. An injected CT relaxes to a minimum magnetic energy equilibrium, moves into a compression cone, and enters a conducting cylinder where the plasma is heated to fusion-producing temperature. The CT then passes into a blanketed region where fusion energy is produced and, on emergence from the fusion region, the CT undergoes controlled expansion in an exit cone where an alternating poloidal field opens the flux surfaces to directly recover the CT magnetic energy as current which is returned to the formation gun. The CT String Reactor (CTSTR) reactor satisfies all the necessary MHD stability requirements and is based on extrapolation of experimentally achieved formation, stability, and plasma confinement. It is supported by extensive 2D, MHD calculations. CTSTR employs minimal external fields supplied by normal conductors, and can produce high fusion power density with uniform wall loading. The geometric simplicity of CTSTR acts to minimize initial and maintenance costs, including periodic replacement of the reactor first wall.

Hartman, C W; Reisman, D B; McLean, H S; Thomas, J

2007-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

489

Light diffusing fiber optic chamber  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A light diffusion system for transmitting light to a target area. The light is transmitted in a direction from a proximal end to a distal end by an optical fiber. A diffusing chamber is operatively connected to the optical fiber for transmitting the light from the proximal end to the distal end and transmitting said light to said target area. A plug is operatively connected to the diffusing chamber for increasing the light that is transmitted to the target area.

Maitland, Duncan J. (Lafayette, CA)

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop  

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Los Angeles, CA to someone Los Angeles, CA to someone by E-mail Share Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop Presentations and Materials-Los Angeles, CA on Facebook Tweet about Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop Presentations and Materials-Los Angeles, CA on Twitter Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop Presentations and Materials-Los Angeles, CA on Google Bookmark Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop Presentations and Materials-Los Angeles, CA on Delicious Rank Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium LED Street Lighting Workshop Presentations and Materials-Los Angeles, CA on Digg Find More places to share Solid-State Lighting: Municipal Consortium

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IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, VOL. 24, NO. 10, OCTOBER 2006 1793 A Memory-Efficient Parallel String Matching  

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--Computer network security, finite automata, parallel processing, site security monitoring, string matching. I

Liu, Yunhao

492

Better Medicine Through Proper Lighting  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Adverse lighting conditions can seriously hinder medical diagnoses. Through the use of properly filtered light, medical professionals may dramatically improve viewing conditions for...

Czajkowski, Amber

493

Marshall Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

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Marshall Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Marshall Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Marshall Municipal Utilities - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Appliances & Electronics Home Weatherization Construction Commercial Weatherization Design & Remodeling Heat Pumps Commercial Lighting Lighting Water Heating Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Lighting: $0.20/watt Holiday Light String: $3.50/string Clothes Washer: $100 Dishwasher: $50 Refrigerator/Freezer: $50 Room A/C: $25 Dehumidifier: $10 Central A/C: $100/ton Air-source Heat Pump: $150/ton Geothermal Heat Pump: $200/ton Electric Water Heater: $50; $100 (new construction or conversion)

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CONSTRAINING THE STRING GAUGE FIELD BY GALAXY ROTATION CURVES AND PERIHELION PRECESSION OF PLANETS  

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We discuss a cosmological model in which the string gauge field coupled universally to matter gives rise to an extra centripetal force and will have observable signatures on cosmological and astronomical observations. Several tests are performed using data including galaxy rotation curves of 22 spiral galaxies of varied luminosities and sizes and perihelion precessions of planets in the solar system. The rotation curves of the same group of galaxies are independently fit using a dark matter model with the generalized Navarro-Frenk-White (NFW) profile and the string model. A remarkable fit of galaxy rotation curves is achieved using the one-parameter string model as compared to the three-parameter dark matter model with the NFW profile. The average {chi}{sup 2} value of the NFW fit is 9% better than that of the string model at a price of two more free parameters. Furthermore, from the string model, we can give a dynamical explanation for the phenomenological Tully-Fisher relation. We are able to derive a relation between field strength, galaxy size, and luminosity, which can be verified with data from the 22 galaxies. To further test the hypothesis of the universal existence of the string gauge field, we apply our string model to the solar system. Constraint on the magnitude of the string field in the solar system is deduced from the current ranges for any anomalous perihelion precession of planets allowed by the latest observations. The field distribution resembles a dipole field originating from the Sun. The string field strength deduced from the solar system observations is of a similar magnitude as the field strength needed to sustain the rotational speed of the Sun inside the Milky Way. This hypothesis can be tested further by future observations with higher precision.

Cheung, Yeuk-Kwan E.; Xu Feng, E-mail: cheung@nju.edu.cn [Department of Physics, Nanjing University, 22 Hankou Road, Nanjing 210093 (China)

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Solar lighting | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

lighting lighting Jump to: navigation, search Introductory Facts About Solar Lights It is not just a normal light bulb.The solar light consists of a LED or Light Emitting Diode, which draw little power. Coupled with constantly recharging batteries, you will never run out of light! They will save the customer money. By Replacing all outdoor lighting with solar lights there is no need to plug in to the electrical system. The lights will automatically turn on at dusk and will be charged during the day. They help out the environment.Not only does not plugging in to the power system save money but also energy, therefore protecting the Earth. Easy to Install No wires necessary, just pop in the battery. They come in all designs Just because they are solar lights doesn't

496

Keep Foodborne Illness from Spoiling Holiday Parties  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. ? After each cleaning, sanitize the countertops with a solution of 1 teaspoon bleach and 1 quart of water. Let the solution stand on the surface for a few minutes, then dry the countertops with a paper towel. ? If you are using cloth towels to wipe up.... Wash the cutting boards with hot, soapy water and then sanitize them after each use. ? Never place cooked food on a plate that has held raw meat, poultry, fish, or seafood unless the plate has been washed thoroughly with hot, soapy water. Cook food...

Nutrition, Food and

2008-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

497

Happy Holidays from Pocatello December 2000  

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from the Iditarod. I think sledding across Alaska would be great. I'd wear my boots, sit right up next at the FSU marine lab during the summer. Mom and Dad always see strange animals while in Florida. I've never

Childress, Michael J.

498

happy holidays! FROM THE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT  

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's foremost coalition of leaders in sustainable building design and construction. · The Northwest Corner

Qian, Ning

499

ECE 466: LED Lighting Systems -Incandescent lightings rise and  

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versus cost - Power Electronic Drives for CFL and LED light sources to achieve dimmable operation - Basic electric AC and DC circuits at Sophomore level or equivalents Absolutes Lighting System Requirements index as a metric of a light source - Power Electronic Energy sources driving light sources in a compact

Schumacher, Russ

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Z2 electric strings and center vortices in SU(2) lattice gauge theory  

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We study the representations of SU(2) lattice gauge theory in terms of sums over the worldsheets of center vortices and Z2 electric strings, i.e. surfaces which open on the Wilson loop. It is shown that in contrast to center vortices the density of electric Z2 strings diverges in the continuum limit of the theory independently of the gauge fixing, however, their contribution to the Wilson loop yields physical string tension due to non-positivity of their statistical weight in the path integral, which is in turn related to the presence of Z2 topological monopoles in the theory.

M. I. Polikarpov; P. V. Buividovich

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z