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Development of an on-line isotope dilution laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA–ICP-MS) method for determination of boron in silicon wafers  

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A method has been developed based on an on-line isotope dilution technique couple with laser ablation/inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA–ICP-MS), for the determination of boron in p-type silicon wafers. The laser-ablated sample aerosol was mixed on-line with an enriched boron aerosol supplied continuously using a conventional nebulization system. Upon mixing the two aerosol streams, the isotope ratio of boron changed rapidly and was then recorded by the ICP-MS system for subsequent quantification based on the isotope dilution principle. As an on-line solid analysis method, this system accurately quantifies boron concentrations in silicon wafers without the need for an internal or external solid reference standard material. Using this on-line isotope dilution technique, the limit of detection for boron in silicon wafers is 2.8 × 1015 atoms cm?3. The analytical results obtained using this on-line methodology agree well with those obtained using wet chemical digestion methods for the analysis of p-type silicon wafers containing boron concentrations ranging from 1.0 × 1016 to 9.6 × 1018 atoms cm?3.

Chao-Kai Yang; Po-Hsiang Chi; Yong-Chine Lin; Yuh-Chang Sun; Mo-Hsiung Yang

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precise and accurate determination of boron concentration in silicate rocks by direct isotope dilution ICP-MS: Insights into the B budget of the mantle and B behavior in magmatic systems  

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Abstract We determine the bulk boron concentration of silicate rocks using a new method that does not require sample evaporation. After spiking (10B enriched NIST SRM 952) and HF attack, the rock solution is directly aspirated into the ICP-MS, and B concentration is determined by isotopic dilution. This technique is applied to samples with B contents in the range of 0.1–30 ppm. The very low blank (boron during mantle melting and enrichment processes (i.e. metasomatism), and to estimate the primitive mantle B content (0.26 ± 0.04 ppm), while the lava data allows us to quantify B loss due to magmatic degassing (between 10 and 30%), using the composition of a primitive melt inclusion as the reference for an initial magma composition. Our knowledge of the degassing history of the samples allows us to quantify loss during lava emplacement and cooling (4–10%), continuous open-system degassing (10%) and shallow closed-system degassing (5–8%). Our results indicate that 1) B abundances of ocean island basalts are ca. 60–75% less than estimates based on elements with similar incompatibility (e.g., Nb and Ta), 2) this deficiency could reflect source depletion and/or magmatic degassing, and 3) magma degassing accounts for less than half of the inferred boron anomaly seen on primitive mantle-normalized patterns, implying that the mantle sources of ocean island basalts must be depleted in boron. The robust technique presented in this study could provide useful constraints on boron distribution within the Earth's mantle as well as on its behavior in magmatic systems.

G. Menard; I. Vlastélic; D.A. Ionov; E.F. Rose-Koga; J.-L. Piro; C. Pin

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Boston University User Fee Structure for ICP-ES, ICP-MS and Laser Labs  

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Boston University User Fee Structure for ICP-ES, ICP-MS and Laser Labs The Department of Earth for digestions protocols include flux fusions, microwave digestions, and open vial digestions. Standardization come to BU and digest their samples in our labs with sufficient training. Laser-ICP-MS cost per sample

Hutyra, Lucy R.

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THAM for Control of ICP  

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Our goal was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the use of tromethamine (THAM) and its effects on intracranial pressure (ICP) in patients with neurological illness. All articles from MEDLINE, ...

F. A. Zeiler; J. Teitelbaum; L. M. Gillman; M. West

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lab 5: Serial Communication This lab introduces serial communication. Students will observe how serial communication  

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will observe how serial communication with the Arduino can help with troubleshooting and reading sensor data. Materials 1) Arduino Uno 2) Makeblock Shield 3) IR Reciever Module 4) IR Remote 5) 1Ă? RJ25 Cable 6) Wires Arduino through the USB cable. First, the serial communication needs to be initialized in the void setup

Wedeward, Kevin

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Thermodynamics of dilute solutions  

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Thermodynamics of dilute solutions ... The development of the necessary thermodynamic equations directly in terms of molality is not common ... ...

Gabor Jancso; David V. Fenby

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ICP Solar Technologies Inc | Open Energy Information  

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ICP Solar Technologies Inc ICP Solar Technologies Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name ICP Solar Technologies Inc Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada Zip H3N 1W5 Sector Solar Product Manufactures amorphous silicon solar PV cells, and battery chargers using these cells. Coordinates 45.512293°, -73.554407° 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":45.512293,"lon":-73.554407,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Standards for Serials Metadata and for Terms of Availability 1 Descriptive Standards for Serials Metadata and  

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Standards for Serials Metadata and for Terms of Availability 1 Descriptive Standards for Serials Metadata and Standards for Terms of Availability Metadata Two related eLib Supporting Studies commissioned by UKOLN David Martin Mark Bide Book Industry Communication AUGUST 1997 #12;Standards for Serials Metadata

Carr, Leslie

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Diluted Graphene Antiferromagnet  

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We study RKKY interactions between local magnetic moments for both doped and undoped graphene. In the former case interactions for moments located on definite sublattices fall off as 1/R2, whereas for those placed at interstitial sites they decay as 1/R3. The interactions are primarily (anti)ferromagnetic for moments on (opposite) equivalent sublattices, suggesting that at low temperature dilute magnetic moments embedded in graphene can order into a state analogous to that of a dilute antiferromagnet. In the undoped case we find no net magnetic moment in the ground state, and demonstrate numerically this effect for ribbons, suggesting the possibility of an unusual spin-transfer device.

L. Brey; H. A. Fertig; S. Das Sarma

2007-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Helium dilution refrigeration system  

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A helium dilution refrigeration system operable over a limited time period, and recyclable for a next period of operation. The refrigeration system is compact with a self-contained pumping system and heaters for operation of the system. A mixing chamber contains .sup.3 He and .sup.4 He liquids which are precooled by a coupled container containing .sup.3 He liquid, enabling the phase separation of a .sup.3 He rich liquid phase from a dilute .sup.3 He-.sup.4 He liquid phase which leads to the final stage of a dilution cooling process for obtaining low temperatures. The mixing chamber and a still are coupled by a fluid line and are maintained at substantially the same level with the still cross sectional area being smaller than that of the mixing chamber. This configuration provides maximum cooling power and efficiency by the cooling period ending when the .sup.3 He liquid is depleted from the mixing chamber with the mixing chamber nearly empty of liquid helium, thus avoiding unnecessary and inefficient cooling of a large amount of the dilute .sup.3 He-.sup.4 He liquid phase.

Roach, Patrick R. (Darien, IL); Gray, Kenneth E. (Naperville, IL)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lipidic phase membrane protein serial femtosecond crystallography  

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crystallography Source: Nature Methods Year: 2012 Volume: 9 Pages: 263-265 ABSTRACT: X-ray free electron laser (X-FEL)-based serial femtosecond crystallography is an emerging...

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Helium dilution refrigeration  

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. 1875" OD exchanger Qu ID copper cap Fig. 6. Assembled view of 3He - He dilution refrigerator. 26 The joint thru the tubing wall and the joining of the two sizes of capillary were silver soldered (35/ silver content). A 0. 250" OD tube... the inert atmosphere inside the refrigerator. After removal from the nitrogen atmosphere the graphite support, was 'attached to the still and mixing chamber using Stycast 2850 GT with catalyst g9 ). The mass of the graphite 26 support 1s 11. 62 grams...

McKee, Thomas Raymond

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Ketamine Effect on ICP in Traumatic Brain Injury  

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Our goal was to perform a systematic review of the literature on the use of ketamine in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and its effects on intracranial pressure (ICP). All articles from MEDLINE, BIOSIS, EMBASE, G...

F. A. Zeiler; J. Teitelbaum; M. West; L. M. Gillman

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serial communications programming in Windows95 with API functions  

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This paper introduces the usage of these functions. It presents the technique of how to program with them to perform the serial communications between a computer and other digital devices by the serial porst i...

Wang Cheng-hu; Yang Zi-jie; Wen Bi-yang…

2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serial Femtosecond Crystallography of G Protein-Coupled Receptors  

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Serial femtosecond crystallography data on microcrystals of 5-HT2B receptor bound to ergotamine grown in lipidic cubic phase.

Liu, Liu

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Stochastic modeling of a serial killer  

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We analyze the time pattern of the activity of a serial killer, who during twelve years had murdered 53 people. The plot of the cumulative number of murders as a function of time is of "Devil's staircase" type. The distribution of the intervals between murders (step length) follows a power law with the exponent of 1.4. We propose a model according to which the serial killer commits murders when neuronal excitation in his brain exceeds certain threshold. We model this neural activity as a branching process, which in turn is approximated by a random walk. As the distribution of the random walk return times is a power law with the exponent 1.5, the distribution of the inter-murder intervals is thus explained. We confirm analytical results by numerical simulation.

Simkin, M V

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characteristics of Serial Title Changes and Recognition of New Serial Works: Theoretical and Practical Implications  

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The paper reports findings from a study to identify characteristics of serials with title changes and then make recommendations for recognizing new works for these serials. Findings show title changes occur due to underlying subject, function, corporate, geographic, frequency, or format changes, with 80.8% of the changes being subject or function changes. It is recommended that reasons for title changes be determined from clear statements in text or elsewhere, and that new works be recognized based upon the requirements of a definition of a work. With the FRBR definition, a new work would be recognized only for a significant subject or function change.

Mavis B. Molto

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serial optical coherence scanner for brain imaging and mapping  

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The serial optical coherence scanner reconstructs macroscopic tissues at microscopic resolution using intrinsic optical contrasts. The anatomy, nerve fiber architectures and fiber...

Akkin, Taner; Wang, Hui

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Genetic programming and serial processing for time series classification  

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This work describes an approach devised by the authors for time series classification. In our approach genetic programming is used in combination with a serial processing of data, where the last output is the result of the classification. The use of ... Keywords: Classification, genetic programming, real world applications, serial data processing, time series

Eva Alfaro-Cid; Ken Sharman; Anna I. Esparcia-Alcázar

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EPOD Solar Wales Ltd formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd | Open Energy  

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Wales Ltd formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd Wales Ltd formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name EPOD Solar (Wales) Ltd (formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd) Place Mid Glamorgan, United Kingdom Zip CF31 3YN Sector Solar Product Research, development, manufacturing,marketing and sales of leading-edge solar energy products. References EPOD Solar (Wales) Ltd (formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd)[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. EPOD Solar (Wales) Ltd (formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd) is a company located in Mid Glamorgan, United Kingdom . References ↑ "EPOD Solar (Wales) Ltd (formerly ICP Solar Technologies Ltd)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=EPOD_Solar_Wales_Ltd_formerly_ICP_Solar_Technologies_Ltd&oldid=34508

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Switch for serial or parallel communication networks  

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A communication switch apparatus and a method for use in a geographically extensive serial, parallel or hybrid communication network linking a multi-processor or parallel processing system has a very low software processing overhead in order to accommodate random burst of high density data. Associated with each processor is a communication switch. A data source and a data destination, a sensor suite or robot for example, may also be associated with a switch. The configuration of the switches in the network are coordinated through a master processor node and depends on the operational phase of the multi-processor network: data acquisition, data processing, and data exchange. The master processor node passes information on the state to be assumed by each switch to the processor node associated with the switch. The processor node then operates a series of multi-state switches internal to each communication switch. The communication switch does not parse and interpret communication protocol and message routing information. During a data acquisition phase, the communication switch couples sensors producing data to the processor node associated with the switch, to a downlink destination on the communications network, or to both. It also may couple an uplink data source to its processor node. During the data exchange phase, the switch couples its processor node or an uplink data source to a downlink destination (which may include a processor node or a robot), or couples an uplink source to its processor node and its processor node to a downlink destination.

Crosette, Dario B. (DeSoto, TX)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Switch for serial or parallel communication networks  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A communication switch apparatus and a method for use in a geographically extensive serial, parallel or hybrid communication network linking a multi-processor or parallel processing system has a very low software processing overhead in order to accommodate random burst of high density data. Associated with each processor is a communication switch. A data source and a data destination, a sensor suite or robot for example, may also be associated with a switch. The configuration of the switches in the network are coordinated through a master processor node and depends on the operational phase of the multi-processor network: data acquisition, data processing, and data exchange. The master processor node passes information on the state to be assumed by each switch to the processor node associated with the switch. The processor node then operates a series of multi-state switches internal to each communication switch. The communication switch does not parse and interpret communication protocol and message routing information. During a data acquisition phase, the communication switch couples sensors producing data to the processor node associated with the switch, to a downlink destination on the communications network, or to both. It also may couple an uplink data source to its processor node. During the data exchange phase, the switch couples its processor node or an uplink data source to a downlink destination (which may include a processor node or a robot), or couples an uplink source to its processor node and its processor node to a downlink destination. 9 figs.

Crosette, D.B.

1994-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Serial crystallography on in vivo grown microcrystals using synchrotron radiation  

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The structure solution of T. brucei cathepsin B from 80 in vivo grown crystals with an average volume of 9 ?m3 obtained by serial synchrotron crystallography at a microfocus beamline is reported.

Gati, C.

2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:NEPA SerialRegisterPage | Open Energy Information  

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SerialRegisterPage SerialRegisterPage Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA SerialRegisterPage Property Type Page Description Serial Register Page files for NEPA Docs. Related Serial Register Pages from BLM's LR2000 (http://www.blm.gov/lr2000/ This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form NEPA_Doc. Pages using the property "NEPA SerialRegisterPage" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) D DOI-BLM-ID-B010-2010-0083-CX + IDI-036765 + DOI-BLM-NV-063-EA08-091 + NVN-087409-SRP-ROW-Transmission.pdf +, NVN-083483X-NOI-Unit.pdf +, NVN-083484X-SRP-UNIT.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B010-2011-0015-EA + NVN-084268X-SRP-Unit.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2011-0017-CX + File:NVN-089289.pdf + DOI-BLM-NV-B020-2011-0026-EA + NVN-089376X-SRP-UNIT.pdf +

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Microsoft Word - icp11001CXPostForm.doc  

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1-001 1-001 SECTION A. Project Title: Idaho Completion Project Environmental and Regulatory Service Activities SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action addresses the site-wide sampling and monitoring and waste characterization sampling programs that support the Idaho Completion Project (ICP) operations. Actions include: ď‚· groundwater monitoring, ď‚· day-to-day monitoring activities (i.e., measurement of liquid or gaseous effluents for purposes of characterizing and quantifying contaminants, collection and analysis of samples, direct measurement of air, soil, water, biota and other media etc.), ď‚· characterization of sites, systems and containers suspected of being contaminated with hazardous, radioactive, and mixed wastes, and

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Analysis of assembly serial number usage in domestic light-water reactors  

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Domestic light-water reactor (LWR) fuel assemblies are identified by a serial number that is placed on each assembly. These serial numbers are used as identifiers throughout the life of the fuel. The uniqueness of assembly serial numbers is important in determining their effectiveness as unambiguous identifiers. The purpose of this study is to determine what serial numbering schemes are used, the effectiveness of these schemes, and to quantify how many duplicate serial numbers occur on domestic LWR fuel assemblies. The serial numbering scheme adopted by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) ensures uniqueness of assembly serial numbers. The latest numbering scheme adopted by General Electric (GE), was also found to be unique. Analysis of 70,971 fuel assembly serial numbers from permanently discharged fuel identified 11,948 serial number duplicates. Three duplicate serial numbers were found when analysis focused on duplication within the individual fuel inventory at each reactor site, but these were traced back to data entry errors and will be corrected by the Energy Information Administration (EIA). There were also three instances where the serial numbers used to identify assemblies used for hot cell studies differed from the serial numbers reported to the EIA. It is recommended that fuel fabricators and utilities adhere to the ANSI serial numbering scheme to ensure serial number uniqueness. In addition, organizations collecting serial number information, should request that all known serial numbers physically attached or associated with each assembly be reported and identified by the corresponding number scheme. 10 refs., 5 tabs.

Reich, W.J. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)); Moore, R.S. (Automated Sciences Group, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (USA))

1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of polyatomic interferences in ICP-MS by collision/reaction cell (CRC-ICP-MS) techniques  

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Polyatomic and other spectral interferences in plasma source mass spectrometry (PSMS) can be dramatically reduced using collision and reaction cells (CRC). These devices have been used for decades in fundamental studies of ion-molecule chemistry, but have only recently been applied to PSMS. Benefits of this approach as applied in inductively coupled plasma MS (ICP-MS) include interference reduction, isobar separation, and thermalization/focusing of ions. Novel ion-molecule chemistry schemes are now routinely designed and empirically evaluated with relative ease. These “chemical resolution” techniques can avert interferences requiring mass spectral resolutions of >600,000 (m/?m). Purely physical ion beam processes, including collisional dampening and collisional dissociation, are also employed to provide improved sensitivity, resolution, and spectral simplicity. CRC techniques are now firmly entrenched in current-day ICP-MS technology, enabling unprecedented flexibility and freedom from many spectral interferences. A significant body of applications has now been reported in the literature. CRC techniques are found to be most useful for specialized or difficult analytical needs and situations, and are employed in both single- and multi-element determination modes.

Eiden, Greg C.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Koppenaal, David W.

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Clean Diesel Combustion Achieves Low Emissions and High...  

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Dilute Clean Diesel Combustion Achieves Low Emissions and High Efficiency While Avoiding Control Problems of HCCI Dilute Clean Diesel Combustion Achieves Low Emissions and High...

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors  

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print Wednesday, 29 November 2006 00:00...

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Biodiesel Impact on Engine Lubricant Oil Dilution | Department...  

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Impact on Engine Lubricant Oil Dilution Biodiesel Impact on Engine Lubricant Oil Dilution Heavy-duty engine and light-duty vehicle experiments were conducted to investigate the...

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Biodiesel Impact on Engine Lubricant Oil Dilution  

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Impact on Engine Lubricant Oil Dilution Xin He, Aaron M. Williams, Earl D. Christensen, Jonathan L. Burton, Robert L. McCormick National Renewable Energy Laboratory October 5, 2011...

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Property:NEPA SerialNumber | Open Energy Information  

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SerialNumber SerialNumber Jump to: navigation, search Property Name NEPA SerialNumber Property Type String This is a property of type String. Pages using the property "NEPA SerialNumber" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) B BLM-NV-WN-ES-08-01-1310, NV-020-08-01 + NV-020-08-01 + C CA-670-2010-107 + GDP-670-10-1 + D DOI-BLM-CA-ES-2013-002+1793-EIS + CACA 054722 + DOI-BLM-ID-110-2009-3825-CE + IDI-036864 + DOI-BLM-ID-B010-2010-??-CX + IDI-036869 + DOI-BLM-ID-I020-2012-0017-CX + IDI-37208 + DOI-BLM-ID-T020-2012-0003-CX + IDI-37320 + DOI-BLM-NM-L000-2012-0020-DNA + L000-2012-0020 + DOI-BLM-NM-L000-2012-0042-DNA + L000-2012-0042 + DOI-BLM-NM-L000-2012-0046-CX + NMNM-120643 + DOI-BLM-NM-L000-2012-0111-DNA + L000-2012-0111 + DOI-BLM-NM-L000-2012-0200-DNA + L000-2012-0200 +

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Serial Plasma Osteopontin Levels Have Prognostic Value in Metastatic Breast Cancer  

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...Imaging, Diagnosis, Prognosis Serial Plasma Osteopontin Levels Have Prognostic Value...clinical study measuring serial osteopontin plasma levels in women with metastatic breast...breast cancer were enrolled in the study. Plasma osteopontin was measured using our validated...

Vivien H.C. Bramwell; Gordon S. Doig; Alan B. Tuck; Sylvia M. Wilson; Katia S. Tonkin; Anna Tomiak; Francisco Perera; Theodore A. Vandenberg; Ann F. Chambers

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Arsenic species separation by IELC-ICP/OES: Arsenocholine behavior  

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In the literature an increasing interest is observed in developing methods to determine arsenobetaine, arsenocholine and related compounds in sea food and in reference materials. The separation conditions and quantification of As(III), As(V), monomethylarsenate (MMA), dimethylarsinate (DMA), arsenobetaine (AsBet) and arsenocholine (AsChol) are studied by Liquid Chromatography (LC) coupled directly to an Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP/OES) system. The separation conditions are optimized to improve the resolution of the six arsenic species. Arsenocholine shows a particular pattern of behavior when phosphate is used as eluent: two peaks are observed in the chromatogram, thus a systematic study assaying different pH and concentration of phosphate is carried out to improve resolution and analysis time when the six arsenic compounds are analyzed in a mixture. Boric acid as mobile phase avoids the splitting of the arsenocholine peak and leads to a good separation of the six arsenic compounds. Detection limits are established for the six arsenic species.

Rubio, R.; Peralta, I.; Alberti, J.; Rauret, G. (Univ. de Barcelona (Spain))

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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954ER4 Specification 4 ports RS-232 PCI-Express Serial cards  

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954ER4 Specification 4 ports RS-232 PCI-Express Serial cards FEATURES 4 independent RS-232 serial ports with communication speeds up to 230 921 ­­­­Kbps Designed to meet PCI-Express Base Specification PC system. Majority of today's motherboard no longer come with serial ports or only have one port

Berns, Hans-Gerd

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Glass particles produced by laser ablation for ICP-MS measurements  

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Glass particles produced by laser ablation for ICP-MS266nm) was used to generate glass particles from two sets ofWhen the current data on glass were compared with the metal

Gonzalez, J.; Liu, C.; Wen, S.; Mao, X.; Russo, R.E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Protein arginine methyltransferase 1 regulates herpes simplex virus replication through ICP27 RGG-box methylation  

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Protein arginine methylation is involved in viral infection and replication through the modulation of diverse cellular processes including RNA metabolism, cytokine signaling, and subcellular localization. It has been suggested previously that the protein arginine methylation of the RGG-box of ICP27 is required for herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) viral replication and gene expression in vivo. However, a cellular mediator for this process has not yet been identified. In our current study, we show that the protein arginine methyltransferase 1 (PRMT1) is a cellular mediator of the arginine methylation of ICP27 RGG-box. We generated arginine substitution mutants in this domain and examined which arginine residues are required for methylation by PRMT1. R138, R148 and R150 were found to be the major sites of this methylation but additional arginine residues serving as minor methylation sites are still required to sustain the fully methylated form of ICP27 RGG. We also demonstrate that the nuclear foci-like structure formation, SRPK interactions, and RNA-binding activity of ICP27 are modulated by the arginine methylation of the ICP27 RGG-box. Furthermore, HSV-1 replication is inhibited by hypomethylation of this domain resulting from the use of general PRMT inhibitors or arginine mutations. Our data thus suggest that the PRMT1 plays a key role as a cellular regulator of HSV-1 replication through ICP27 RGG-box methylation.

Yu, Jungeun; Shin, Bongjin; Park, Eui-Soon; Yang, Sujeong; Choi, Seunga [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of) [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of); BK21 Bio Brain Center, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of); Kang, Misun [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of)] [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of); Rho, Jaerang, E-mail: jrrho@cnu.ac.kr [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of) [Department of Microbiology, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of); BK21 Bio Brain Center, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of); GRAST, Chungnam National University, 220 Gung-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase boundary detection for dilution refrigerators  

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We describe a device to conveniently measure the positions of the phase boundaries in a dilution refrigerator. We show how a simple modification of a standard capacitive level gauge (segmentation of one of the electrodes) permits a direct calibration of the capacitance versus phase boundary position. We compare this direct calibration with the indirect procedure that must be adopted for a conventional capacitive level gauge. The device facilitates the correct adjustment of the {sup 3}He/{sup 4}He fraction in the dilution refrigerator.

Haar, E. ter; Martin, R.V. [DFMT, Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, C.P. 66.318, 05315-970 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Viscosity Oscillations and Hysteresis in Dilute Emulsions  

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We show that the viscosity of a dilute emulsion exhibits oscillations and hysteresis as a function of the shear rate. This results from breaking up of droplets in response to the shear flow. The new phenomena we describe are generic and do not depend on a specific choice of model. The interesting dependence of the basic properties of a dilute emulsion on the shear rate results from the fact that the immersed droplets must break when the shear rate applied to the system is large enough.

Yiftah Navot and Moshe Schwartz

1997-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Diluted magnetic semiconductor nanowires exhibiting magnetoresistance  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A method for is disclosed for fabricating diluted magnetic semiconductor (DMS) nanowires by providing a catalyst-coated substrate and subjecting at least a portion of the substrate to a semiconductor, and dopant via chloride-based vapor transport to synthesize the nanowires. Using this novel chloride-based chemical vapor transport process, single crystalline diluted magnetic semiconductor nanowires Ga.sub.1-xMn.sub.xN (x=0.07) were synthesized. The nanowires, which have diameters of .about.10 nm to 100 nm and lengths of up to tens of micrometers, show ferromagnetism with Curie temperature above room temperature, and magnetoresistance up to 250 Kelvin.

Yang, Peidong (El Cerrito, CA); Choi, Heonjin (Seoul, KR); Lee, Sangkwon (Daejeon, KR); He, Rongrui (Albany, CA); Zhang, Yanfeng (El Cerrito, CA); Kuykendal, Tevye (Berkeley, CA); Pauzauskie, Peter (Berkeley, CA)

2011-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Infinitely Dilute Partial Molar Properties of Proteins from Computer Simulation  

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A detailed understanding of temperature and pressure effects on an infinitely dilute protein’s conformational equilibrium requires knowledge of the corresponding infinitely dilute partial molar properties. Established molecular dynamics methodologies ...

Elizabeth A. Ploetz; Paul E. Smith

2014-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Error detection techniques in bit-serial multiplication  

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-1 Then, k-I N mod (2 a- 1) = M n. mod (2 - I) 1 i =0 (10) Thus, the residue of N may be computed using much less hardware than required for residue codes which are not low-cost. 16 CHAPTER IV METHODS This chapter describes the application... of the partial product for the serial parallel multiplicat1on algorithm. Note that the residue of the result (that is, all of the known result bits at any step) must be added to the residue of the carry and sum vectors 1n order to a mod 3 al '2 b mod 3 bl...

Brosnan, Thomas Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A bit-serial floating point multiply/add architecture for signal processing applications  

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Add . . . . . . . . . . 5 I I I . DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS . . . . . ~, ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 8 State of the Art e . 8 The Floating Point Format. . . . ~ . ~ ~ . 14 The Bit-Serial Architectures . . . . . . . 19 Pipelined Architecture for a Serial Data Path... Point Muit'Iplier Block Diagram 12 3. General Sequentiaf Multiplier Block Diagram . 13 4. Bit-Serfal Multiplier Block Diagram 15 5. IEEE 32-bit Floating Point Format. . . . . . 17 6. Reduced Floating Point Format 18 7. The Bit-Serial Architecture...

Williams, Bertrand Jeffery

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Pixel super-resolution in serial time-encoded amplified microscopy (STEAM)  

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We propose pixel super-resolution serial time-encoded amplified microscopy (STEAM) for achieves high speed and high-resolution imaging - relaxing the stringent requirement on the...

Wong, Terence T W; Chan, Antony; Wong, Kenneth K Y; Tsia, Kevin K

45

The effect of meaningfulness on the shape of the serial position curve  

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to test the hypothesis that the controlling stimulus in serial learning is the position an item occupies in a serial list, and therefore the shape of the serial position curve is invariant. This hypothesis was tested by stratifying meaningfulness... in the tails. List 3, the control list, consisted of a randomly generated sequence of the same words in lists 1 and 2. It was hypothesized that if meaningfulness could affect the shape of the serial position curve, then the learning curve for list 1 would...

Edwards, Mark Lee

1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dose, exposure time and resolution in serial X-ray crystallography  

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Using detailed simulation and analytical models, the exposure time is estimated for serial crystallography, where hydrated laser-aligned proteins are sprayed across a continuous synchrotron beam.

Starodub, D.

2007-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of Electronic Serial Usage Statistics in a National Laboratory  

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Traditional measures of library performance – walk-in visitors, number of users attending presentations, classes, number of individual subscriptions processed, etc. – do not reflect the increased activity and use of library products and services. The Hanford Technical Library is physically removed from the main campus of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and thus necessitates having a robust online presence in order to effectively reach and provide services to library users. Online usage statistics have become vital in convincing Laboratory management to invest funding the library at continuing or increasing levels of demand for library services. E-serial usage statistics in particular give the Hanford Technical Library a myriad of information on user behavior, research trends, collection development, and act as important analytical tools which support resource allocation analysis, reporting, and managerial decision-making. However, there are many problems with publisher and vendor supplied usage statistics and possible solutions are proposed.

Noonan, Christine F.; McBurney, Melissa K.

2007-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

48

Serially connected solid oxide fuel cells having monolithic cores  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A solid oxide fuel cell for electrochemically combining fuel and oxidant for generating galvanic output, wherein the cell core has an array of cell segments electrically serially connected in the flow direction, each segment consisting of electrolyte walls and interconnect that are substantially devoid of any composite inert materials for support. Instead, the core is monolithic, where each electrolyte wall consists of thin layers of cathode and anode materials sandwiching a thin layer of electrolyte material therebetween. Means direct the fuel to the anode-exposed core passageways and means direct the oxidant to the cathode-exposed core passageways; and means also direct the galvanic output to an exterior circuit. Each layer of the electrolyte composite materials is of the order of 0.002-0.01 cm thick; and each layer of the cathode and anode materials is of the order of 0.002-0.05 cm thick. Between 2 and 50 cell segments may be connected in series.

Herceg, Joseph E. (Naperville, IL)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

49

Predicting the residential location of a serial commercial robber  

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Residential location of a serial offender can potentially be predicted by using models created from home to crime site journeys of solved crimes in the area [N. Levine, Journey-to-crime estimation, retrieved 23 October 2003 from http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/NACJD/crimestat/CrimeStatChapter.9.pdf, last visited 1 February 2005]. Aims of this study were: (1) to examine the accuracy of this technique, (2) to explore relation of modus operandi (m.o.) to the distance the crime was committed from home and (3) to analyse whether the accuracy of prediction is enhanced by taking the m.o. into account. Data consisted of 76 commercial robbery series from the Greater Helsinki area. Accuracy of prediction was tested by using leave-one-out technique: the series which the predicting function was applied to was never part of the function used to predict. The functions allowed limiting the area to be searched to 4.7% (Mdn, IQR = 31.0%) of the study area generally, and to 1.0% (Mdn, IQR = 2.6%) when the suspect's spatial behaviour conformed to the circle hypotheses presented by Canter and Larkin [D. Canter, P. Larkin, The environmental range of serial rapists, J. Environ. Psychol. 13 (1993) 63–69]. Significant correlations between m.o. and the length of the journey-to-crime were found, but this information did not enhance accuracy of prediction. Low percentage of marauder style perpetrators in the data gives support to the possible separation of hypotheses of underlying spatial behaviour in instrumental crimes versus crimes of interpersonal violence or arson. Suggestions for development of investigative tools are presented.

Manne Laukkanen; Pekka Santtila

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Alpha Spectrometry Energy Resolution by Ion Implantation with ICP-MS  

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We report results of a novel technique using an Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS) as a method of source preparation for alpha spectrometry. This method produced thin, contaminant free 241Am samples which yielded extraordinary energy resolution which appear to be at the lower limit of the detection technology used in this research.

Dion, Michael P.; Liezers, Martin; Farmer, Orville T.; Miller, Brian W.; Morley, Shannon M.; Barinaga, Charles J.; Eiden, Gregory C.

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of high resolution ICP-AES in the nuclear industry  

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Application of high resolution ICP-AES to selected problems of importance in the nuclear industry is a growing field. The advantages in sample preparation time, waste minimization and equipment cost are considerable. Two examples of these advantages are presented in this paper, burnup analysis of spent fuel and analysis of major uranium isotopes. The determination of burnup, an indicator of fuel cycle efficiency, has been accomplished by the determination of {sup 139}La by high resolution inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (HR-ICP-AES). Solutions of digested samples of reactor fuel rods were introduced into a shielded glovebox housing an inductively coupled plasma (ICP) and the resulting atomic emission transmitted to a high resolution spectrometer by a 31 meter fiber optic bundle. Total and isotopic U determination by thermal ionization mass spectrometry (TIMS) is presented to allow for the calculation of burnup for the samples. This method of burnup determination reduces the time, material, sample handling and waste generated associated with typical burnup determinations which require separation of lanthanum from the other fission products with high specific activities. Work concerning an alternative burnup indicator, {sup 236}U, is also presented for comparison. The determination of {sup 235}U:{sup 238}U isotope ratios in U-Zr fuel alloys is also presented to demonstrate the versatility of HR-ICP-AES.

Johnson, S.G.; Giglio, J.J.; Goodall, P.S.; Cummings, D.G.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What we doWhat we do GISS ICP at Columbia University  

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problems. Current ICP research topics are: Alternative Energy Scenarios for the 21st Century; Storms, energy, ga Research and Education Conference At this daylong annual conference, more than 100 students, teachers and scientists on earth and space g-Diaz, New York Hayden Summer Institute Research Internships We

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

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

Weston, Ken

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Joint Stiffness Identification of Six-revolute Industrial Serial Robots Claire Dumas  

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Joint Stiffness Identification of Six-revolute Industrial Serial Robots Claire Dumas , St the stiffness of industrial robots from robot manufacturers. As a consequence, this paper introduces a robust and fast procedure that can be used to identify the joint stiffness values of any six-revolute serial robot

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

55

T-527: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow  

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7: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow 7: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities T-527: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities January 4, 2011 - 5:52pm Addthis PROBLEM: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities PLATFORM: Vulnerable Platform: OpenSC 0.11.13 ABSTRACT: OpenSC is prone to multiple buffer-overflow vulnerabilities because the application fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. Attackers may leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions. reference LINKS: SecurityFocus - OpenSC Smart Card Serial CVE-2010-4523 OpenSC: Three stack-based buffer overflows CVE-2010-4523 - Three stack-based buffer overflows

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3D Reconstruction of Intricate Archean Microbial Structures Using Neutron Computed Tomography and Serial SectioningIN43B-0331 Abstract Project Goals  

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Tomography and Serial SectioningIN43B-0331 Abstract Project Goals Background Methods Neutron Computed using both serial sectioning and neutron computed tomography (NCT). Reconstruction techniques vary mechanisms for ancient microbial communities Neutron Computed Tomography Serial Sectioning Samples were

Hamann, Bernd

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Precise and accurate determination of boron isotope ratios by multiple collector ICP-MS: origin of boron in the Ngawha geothermal system, New Zealand  

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A new technique has been developed for the measurement of boron isotope ratios in fluids using a double focusing multiple collector inductively coupled plasma (ICP) mass spectrometer. Sample introduction using a direct injection nebuliser was found to eliminate memory problems that are common where spray chambers are involved. The 4–9% mass bias can be corrected for by bracketing sample measurements with standards. As matrices were found to affect the mass bias all samples must be purified and that sample and standard solutions must be similar. A new purification technique was developed that yields adequately purified samples. Using this technique, it is possible to make rapid measurements (4 min) from samples containing 250 ng B to a precision of ±0.2‰. This analytical technique has been applied to the Ngawha geothermal system in New Zealand in an attempt to determine the source of B in geothermal fluids where the B concentrations can exceed 100 mmol/l. The ?11B values range between ?3.1‰ and ?3.9‰ indicating that no seawater sources are involved and that the elevated B concentrations can only be accounted for by low water/rock ratios with the B being derived from basement greywacke/argillite. The similarity of B isotope ratios for hydrothermal fluids that have been diluted and cooled with groundwaters indicates that isotope fractionation due to adsorption is unlikely to occur in cool geothermal fluids (<40 °C).

J.K. Aggarwal; D. Sheppard; K. Mezger; E. Pernicka

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion - Phase 3 Report  

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion (DOC) burners have been successfully installed and operated in the reheat furnace at Auburn Steel Co., Inc., Auburn, NY, under Phase 3 of the Dilute Oxygen Combustion project. Two new preheat zones were created employing a total of eight 6.5 MMBtu/hr capacity burners. The preheat zones provide a 30 percent increase in maximum furnace production rate, from 75 tph to 100 tph. The fuel rate is essentially unchanged, with the fuel savings expected from oxy-fuel combustion being offset by higher flue gas temperatures. When allowance is made for the high nitrogen level and high gas phase temperature in the furnace, measured NOx emissions are in line with laboratory data on DOC burners developed in Phase 1 of the project. Burner performance has been good, and there have been no operating or maintenance problems. The DOC system continues to be used as part of Auburn Steel's standard reheat furnace practice. High gas phase temperature is a result of the high firing density needed to achieve high production rates, and little opportunity exists for improvement in that area. However, fuel and NOx performance can be improved by further conversion on furnace zones to DOC burners, which will lower furnace nitrogen levels. Major obstacles are cost and concern about increased formation of oxide scale on the steel. Oxide scale formation may be enhanced by exposure of the steel to higher concentrations of oxidizing gas components (primarily products of combustion) in the higher temperature zones of the furnace. Phase 4 of the DOC project will examine the rate of oxide scale formation in these higher temperature zones and develop countermeasures that will allow DOC burners to be used successfully in these furnace zones.

Riley, Michael F.

2000-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion Phase 3 Final Report  

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion (DOC) burners have been successfully installed and operated in the reheat furnace at Auburn Steel Co., Inc., Auburn, NY, under Phase 3 of the Dilute Oxygen Combustion project. Two new preheat zones were created employing a total of eight 6.5 MMBtu/hr capacity burners. The preheat zones provide a 30 percent increase in maximum furnace production rate, from 75 tph to 100 tph. The fuel rate is essentially unchanged, with the fuel savings expected from oxy-fuel combustion being offset by higher flue gas temperatures. When allowance is made for the high nitrogen level and high gas phase temperature in the furnace, measured NOx emissions are in line with laboratory data on DOC burners developed in Phase 1 of the project. Burner performance has been good and there have been no operating or maintenance problems. The DOC system continues to be used as part of Auburn Steel?s standard reheat furnace practice. High gas phase temperature is a result of the high firing density needed to achieve high production rates, and little opportunity exists for improvement in that area. However, fuel and NOx performance can be improved by further conversion of furnace zones to DOC burners, which will lower furnace nitrogen levels. Major obstacles are cost and concern about increased formation of oxide scale on the steel. Oxide scale formation may be enhanced by exposure of the steel to higher concentrations of oxidizing gas components (primarily products of combustion) in the higher temperature zones of the furnace. Phase 4 of the DOC project will examine the rate of oxide scale formation in these higher temperature zones and develop countermeasures that will allow DOC burners to be used successfully in these furnace zones.

Riley, M.F.; Ryan, H.M.

2000-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Serially connected solid oxide fuel cells having monolithic cores  

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Disclosed is a solid oxide fuel cell for electrochemically combining fuel and oxidant for generating galvanic output. The cell core has an array of cell segments electrically serially connected in the flow direction, each segment consisting of electrolyte walls and interconnect that are substantially devoid of any composite inert materials for support. Instead, the core is monolithic, where each electrolyte wall consists of thin layers of cathode and anode materials sandwiching a thin layer of electrolyte material therebetween. Means direct the fuel to the anode-exposed core passageways and means direct the oxidant to the cathode-exposed core passageways; and means also direct the galvanic output to an exterior circuit. Each layer of the electrolyte composite materials is of the order of 0.002 to 0.01 cm thick; and each layer of the cathode and anode materials is of the order of 0.002 to 0.05 cm thick. Between 2 and 50 cell segments may be connected in series.

Herceg, J.E.

1985-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of Ultrafine Particle Formation during Diesel Exhaust Dilution  

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Investigation of Ultrafine Particle Formation during Diesel Exhaust Dilution ... In on-road exhaust studies with a heavy duty diesel vehicle and in laboratory studies with two gasoline-fueled passenger cars, we found that ... ... Analyses of Turbulent Flow Fields and Aerosol Dynamics of Diesel Engine Exhaust Inside Two Dilution Sampling Tunnels Using the CTAG Model ...

Ji Ping Shi; Roy M. Harrison

1999-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilution and microsegregation in dissimilar metal welds between super austenitic  

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Dilution and microsegregation in dissimilar metal welds between super austenitic stainless steel the weld will also signi® cantly affect the corrosion resistance. Dissimilar metal welds between a super dissimilar weld. The dilution level was found to decrease as the ratio of volumetric ® ller metal feedrate

DuPont, John N.

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Analysis of IAEA environmental samples for plutonium and uranium by ICP/MS in support of international safeguards  

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A method for the separation and determination of total and isotopic uranium and plutonium by ICP/MS was developed for IAEA samples on cellulose-based media. Preparation of the IAEA samples involved a series of...

O. T. Farmer III; K. B. Olsen; M. L. Thomas…

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Institute on Climate and Planets http://icp.giss.nasa.gov/ The Role of the Atmosphere and Greenhouse Effect in  

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http://icp.giss.nasa.gov/ The Role of the Atmosphere and Greenhouse Effect in Determining the Surface. This process is the natural greenhouse effect. The earths surface receives solar energy and energy reradiated

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Evaluation of Ultra-Low Background Materials for Uranium and Thorium Using ICP-MS  

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An increasing number of physics experiments require low background materials for their construction. The presence of Uranium and Thorium and their progeny in these materials present a variety of unwanted background sources for these experiments. The sensitivity of the experiments continues to drive the necessary levels of detection ever lower as well. This requirement for greater sensitivity has rendered direct radioassay impractical in many cases requiring large quantities of material, frequently many kilograms, and prolonged counting times, often months. Other assay techniques have been employed such as Neutron Activation Analysis but this requires access to expensive facilities and instrumentation and can be further complicated and delayed by the formation of unwanted radionuclides. Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) is a useful tool and recent advancements have increased the sensitivity particularly in the elemental high mass range of U and Th. Unlike direct radioassay, ICP-MS is a destructive technique since it requires the sample to be in liquid form which is aspirated into a high temperature plasma. But it benefits in that it usually requires a very small sample, typically about a gram. Here we will discuss how a variety of low background materials such as copper, polymers, and fused silica are made amenable to ICP-MS assay and how the arduous task of maintaining low backgrounds of U and Th is achieved.

Hoppe, Eric W.; Overman, Nicole R.; LaFerriere, Brian D.

2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A Hardware Implementation of the Soft Output Viterbi Algorithm for Serially Concatenated Convolutional Codes  

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This thesis outlines the hardware design of a soft output Viterbi algorithm decoder for use in a serially concatenated convolutional code system. Convolutional codes and their related structures are described, as well as the algorithms used...

Werling, Brett William

2010-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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The indexing ambiguity in serial femtosecond crystallography (SFX) resolved using an expectation maximization algorithm  

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An expectation maximization algorithm is implemented to resolve the indexing ambiguity which arises when merging data from many crystals in protein crystallography, especially in cases where partial reflections are recorded in serial femtosecond crystallography (SFX) at XFELs.

Liu, H.

2014-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

68

DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. We have conducted adsorption, phase behavior, interfacial tension (IFT) and wettability studies. Alfoterra-38 (0.05 wt%), Alfoterra-35 (0.05 wt%), SS-6656 (0.05 wt%), and DTAB (1 wt%) altered the wettability of the initially oil-wet calcite plate to an intermediate/water-wet state. Low IFT ({approx}10{sup -3} dynes/cm) is obtained with surfactants 5-166, Alfoterra-33 and Alfoterra-38. Plans for the next quarter include conducting wettability and mobilization studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. We have acquired field oil and core samples and field brine compositions from Marathon. We have conducted preliminary adsorption and wettability studies. Addition of Na{sub 2}CO{sub 3} decreases anionic surfactant adsorption on calcite surface. Receding contact angles increase with surfactant adsorption. Plans for the next quarter include conducting adsorption, phase behavior and wettability studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Surfactant Methods for Carbonate Formations  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Anionic surfactants (Alfoterra 35, 38) recover more than 40% of the oil in about 50 days by imbibition driven by wettability alteration in the core-scale. Anionic surfactant, Alfoterra-68, recovers about 28% of the oil by lower tension aided gravity-driven imbibition in the core-scale. Residual oil saturation showed little capillary number dependence between 10{sup -5} and 10{sup -2}. Wettability alteration increases as the number of ethoxy groups increases in ethoxy sulfate surfactants. Plans for the next quarter include conducting mobilization, and imbibition studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2004-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Anionic surfactants (SS-6656, Alfoterra 35, 38, 63,65,68) have been identified which can change the wettability of the calcite surface to intermediate/water-wet condition as well or better than the cationic surfactant DTAB with a West Texas crude oil in the presence of Na{sub 2}CO{sub 3}. All the carbonate surfaces (Lithographic Limestone, Marble, Dolomite and Calcite) show similar behavior with respect to wettability alteration with surfactant 4-22. Anionic surfactants (5-166, Alfoterra-33 and Alfoterra-38 and Alfoterra-68), which lower the interfacial tension with a West Texas crude oil to very low values (<10{sup -2} nM/m), have also been identified. Plans for the next quarter include conducting wettability, mobilization, and imbibition studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Simulation studies indicate that both wettability alteration and gravity-driven flow play significant role in oil recovery from fractured carbonates. Anionic surfactants (Alfoterra 35, 38) recover about 55% of the oil in about 150 days by imbibition driven by wettability alteration and low tension in the core-scale. Anionic surfactant, Alfoterra-68, recovers about 40% of the oil by lower tension aided gravity-driven imbibition in the core-scale. Cationic surfactant, DTAB recovers about 35% of the oil. Plans for the next quarter include conducting simulation and imbibition studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. We have conducted adsorption, phase behavior, interfacial tension (IFT) and wettability studies. Addition of Na{sub 2}CO{sub 3} decreases IFT with a minimum at about 0.2 M. Addition of surfactant decreases IFT further. In the absence of surfactant the minerals are oil-wet after aging with crude oil. Addition of surfactant solution decreases the contact angle to intermediate-wet for many surfactants and water-wet for one surfactant. Addition of Na{sub 2}CO{sub 3} decreases anionic surfactant adsorption on calcite surface. Plans for the next quarter include conducting core adsorption, phase behavior, wettability and mobilization studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Laboratory imbibition tests show that imbibition rate is not very sensitive to the surfactant concentration (in the range of 0.05-0.2 wt%) and small amounts of trapped gas saturation. It is however very sensitive to oil permeability and water-oil-ratio. Less than 0.5 M Na2CO3 is needed for in situ soap generation and low adsorption; NaCl can be added to reach the necessary total salinity. The simulation result matches the laboratory imbibition experimental data. Small fracture spacing and high permeability would be needed for high rate of recovery.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DILUTE SURFACTANT METHODS FOR CARBONATE FORMATIONS  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the only hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Laboratory imbibition tests show about 61% oil recovery in the case of Alf-38 and 37% in the case of DTAB. A numerical model has been developed that fits the rate of imbibition of the laboratory experiment. Field-scale fracture block simulation shows that as the fracture spacing increases, so does the time of recovery. Plans for the next quarter include simulation studies.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Surfactant Methods for Carbonate Formations  

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There are many carbonate reservoirs in US (and the world) with light oil and fracture pressure below its minimum miscibility pressure (or reservoir may be naturally fractured). Many carbonate reservoirs are naturally fractured. Waterflooding is effective in fractured reservoirs, if the formation is water-wet. Many fractured carbonate reservoirs, however, are mixed-wet and recoveries with conventional methods are low (less than 10%). Thermal and miscible tertiary recovery techniques are not effective in these reservoirs. Surfactant flooding (or huff-n-puff) is the best hope, yet it was developed for sandstone reservoirs in the past. The goal of this research is to evaluate dilute (hence relatively inexpensive) surfactant methods for carbonate formations and identify conditions under which they can be effective. Laboratory-scale surfactant brine imbibition experiments give high oil recovery (35-62% OOIP) for initially oil-wet cores through wettability alteration and IFT reduction. Core-scale simulation results match those of the experiments. Initial capillarity-driven imbibition gives way to a final gravity-driven process. As the matrix block height increases, surfactant alters wettability to a lesser degree, or permeability decreases, oil production rate decreases. The scale-up to field scale will be further studied in the next quarter.

Kishore K. Mohanty

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Projektarbeit Basisjahr 2010 12. Mrz 2010 Installation von Bluetooth-Dongle und Serial-Port  

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Projektarbeit Basisjahr 2010 12. März 2010 Installation von Bluetooth-Dongle und ­Serial-Port Mini CD · Dongle anbringen Im Geräte Manager überprüfen · BlueSoleil starten Serial Port · Gerät Parani. Benutzt dazu eine Büroklammer und drückt einige Zeit auf auf dem Bluetooth COM- Port. · Merkt

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Special dilution refrigerator systems of Milli-Kelvin detector experiments  

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Several hundred ultra low temperature systems have been designed and built for a variety of applications. One common application is the refrigeration of low temperature detectors. Although many of the requirements are satisfied by standard designs, Oxford Instruments has often built special refrigerators to suit specific detector requirements. A few of the most interesting of these systems will be discussed. (1) dilution refrigerators to cool gravitational wave antennae to 65 mK; (2) rotating dilution refrigerator for cosmic ray detector experiments; (3) compact dilution refrigerator to cool large bolometer arrays within the SCUBA telescope; (4) side access systems for beam line experiments

Batey, G.; Balshaw, N. (Oxford Instruments Ltd., Old Station Way (United Kingdom))

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion Phase I Final Report  

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A novel burner, in which fuel (natural gas) and oxidant (oxygen or air) are separately injected into a furnace, shows promise for achieving very low nitrogen oxide(s) (NOx) emissions for commercial furnace applications. The dilute oxygen combustion (DOC) burner achieves very low NOx through in-furnace dilution of the oxidant stream prior to combustion, resulting in low flame temperatures, thus inhibiting thermal NOx production. The results of a fundamental and applied research effort on the development of the DOC burner are presented. In addition, the results of a market survey detailing the potential commercial impact of the DOC system are disclosed. The fundamental aspects of the burner development project involved examining the flame characteristics of a natural gas turbulent jet in a high-temperature (~1366 K) oxidant (7-27% O2 vol. wet). Specifically, the mass entrainment rate, the flame lift-off height, the velocity field and major species field of the jet were evaluated as a function of surrounding-gas temperature and composition. The measured entrainment rate of the fuel jet decreased with increasing oxygen content in the surrounding high-temperature oxidant, and was well represented by the d+ scaling correlation found in the literature. The measured flame lift-off height decreased with increasing oxygen content and increasing temperature of the surrounding gas. An increase in surrounding-gas oxygen content and/or temperature inhibited the velocity decay within the jet periphery as a function of axial distance as compared to isothermal turbulent jets. However, the velocity measurements were only broadly represented by the d+ scaling correlation. Several DOC burner configurations were tested in a laboratory-scale furnace at a nominal firing rate of 185 kW (~0.63 MMBtu/h). The flue gas composition was recorded as a function of furnace nitrogen content, furnace temperature, burner geometric arrangement, firing rate, and fuel injection velocity. NOx emissions increased with increasing furnace nitrogen content and furnace temperature, but remained relatively insensitive to variations in fuel injection velocity and firing rate. NOx emissions below 5-10-3 g/MJ (10 ppm-air equivalent at 3% O2 dry) were obtained for furnace temperatures below 1533 K (2300°F) and furnace nitrogen levels between 1 and 40%. CO emissions were typically low (<35 ppm). Detailed in-furnace species measurements revealed the importance of the interior furnace circulation patterns, as influenced by fuel and oxidant injection schemes, on pollutant emissions. The combustion stability traits of several DOC burner arrangements were ascertained through furnace pressure measurements, wit6h increased stability occurring as furnace temperature increased and as the separation distance between fuel and oxidant inputs decreased. Based on current market conditions, oxy-fuel conversion of batch steel reheat furnaces with a DOC burner is justified on the basis of lower utility costs alone. However, conversion of continuous steel reheat furnaces, which are responsible for most steel production, required additional economic incentives, such as further fuel savings, increased furnace productivity, or emission credits.

Ryan, H.M.; Riley, M.F.; Kobayashi, H.

1997-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion Phase 2 Final Report  

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A novel burner, in which fuel (natural gas) and oxidant (oxygen or air) are separately injected into a furnace, shows promise for achieving very low nitrogen oxide(s) (NOx) emissions for commercial furnace applications. The dilute oxygen combustion (DOC) burner achieves very low NOx through in-furnace dilution of the oxidant stream prior to combustion, resulting in low flame temperatures, thus inhibiting thermal NOx production. The results of a fundamental and applied research effort on the development of the DOC burner are presented. In addition, the results of a market survey detailing the potential commercial impact of the DOC system are disclosed. The fundamental aspects of the burner development project involved examining the flame characteristics of a natural gas turbulent jet in a high-temperature (~1366 K) oxidant (7-27% O2 vol. wet). Specifically, the mass entrainment rate, the flame lift-off height, the velocity field and major species field of the jet were evaluated as a function of surrounding-gas temperature and composition. The measured entrainment rate of the fuel jet decreased with increasing oxygen content in the surrounding high-temperature oxidant, and was well represented by the d+ scaling correlation found in the literature. The measured flame lift-off height decreased with increasing oxygen content and increasing temperature of the surrounding gas. An increase in surrounding-gas oxygen content and/or temperature inhibited the velocity decay within the jet periphery as a function of axial distance as compared to isothermal turbulent jets. However, the velocity measurements were only broadly represented by the d+ scaling correlation. Several DOC burner configurations were tested in a laboratory-scale furnace at a nominal firing rate of 185 kW (~0.63 MMBtu/h). The flue gas composition was recorded as a function of furnace nitrogen content, furnace temperature, burner geometric arrangement, firing rate, and fuel injection velocity. NOx emissions increased with increasing furnace nitrogen content and furnace temperature, but remained relatively insensitive to variations in fuel injection velocity and firing rate. NOx emissions below 5-10-3 g/MJ (10 ppm-air equivalent at 3% O2 dry) were obtained for furnace temperatures below 1533 K (2300?F) and furnace nitrogen levels between 1 and 40%. CO emissions were typically low (<35 ppm). Detailed in-furnace species measurements revealed the importance of the interior furnace circulation patterns, as influenced by fuel and oxidant injection schemes, on pollutant emissions. The combustion stability traits of several DOC burner arrangements were ascertained through furnace pressure measurements, wit6h increased stability occurring as furnace temperature increased and as the separation distance between fuel and oxidant inputs decreased. Based on current market conditions, oxy-fuel conversion of batch steel reheat furnaces with a DOC burner is justified on the basis of lower utility costs alone. However, conversion of continuous steel reheat furnaces, which are responsible for most steel production, required additional economic incentives, such as further fuel savings, increased furnace productivity, or emission credits.

Ryan, H.M.; Riley, M.F.; Kobayashi, H.

2005-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute oxygen combustion. Phase I report  

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A novel burner, in which fuel (natural gas) and oxidant (oxygen or air) are separately injected into a furnace, shows promise for achieving very low nitrogen oxide(s) (NO{sub x}) emissions for commercial furnace applications. The dilute oxygen combustion (DOC) burner achieves very low NO{sub x} through in-furnace dilution of the oxidant stream prior to combustion, resulting in low flame temperatures, thus inhibiting thermal NO{sub x} production. The results of a fundamental and applied research effort on the development of the DOC burner are presented. In addition, the results of a market survey detailing the potential commercial impact of the DOC system are disclosed. The fundamental aspects of the burner development project involved examining the flame characteristics of a natural gas turbulent jet in a high-temperature ({approximately}1366 K) oxidant (7-27% O{sub 2} vol. wet). Specifically, the mass entrainment rate, the flame lift-off height, the velocity field and major species field of the jet were evaluated as a function of surrounding-gas temperature and composition. The measured entrainment rate of the fuel jet decreased with increasing oxygen content in the surrounding high-temperature oxidant, and was well represented by the d{sup +} scaling correlation found in the literature. The measured flame lift-off height decreased with increasing oxygen content and increasing temperature of the surrounding gas. An increase in surrounding-gas oxygen content and/or temperature inhibited the velocity decay within the jet periphery as a function of axial distance as compared to isothermal turbulent jets. However, the velocity measurements were only broadly represented by the d{sup +} scaling correlation. Several DOC burner configurations were tested in a laboratory-scale furnace at a nominal firing rate of 185 kW ({approximately}0.63 MMBtu/h). The flue gas composition was recorded as a function of furnace nitrogen content, furnace temperature, burner geometric arrangement, firing rate, and fuel injection velocity. NO{sub x} emissions increased with increasing furnace nitrogen content and furnace temperature, but remained relatively insensitive to variations in fuel injection velocity and firing rate. NO{sub x} emissions below 5{times}10{sup -3} g/MJ (10 ppm-air equivalent at 3% O{sub 2} dry) were obtained for furnace temperatures below 1533 K (2300{degree}F) and furnace nitrogen levels between 1 and 40%. CO emissions were typically low (<35 ppm). Detailed in- furnace species measurements revealed the importance of the interior furnace circulation patterns, as influenced by fuel and oxidant injection schemes, on pollutant emissions. The combustion stability traits of several DOC burner arrangements were ascertained through furnace pressure measurements, with increased stability occurring as furnace temperature increased and as the separation distance between fuel and oxidant inputs decreased. Based on current market conditions, oxy-fuel conversion of batch steel reheat furnaces with a DOC burner is justified on the basis of utility costs alone. However, conversion of continuous steel reheat furnaces, which are responsible for most steel production, requires additional economic incentives, such as further fuel savings, increased furnace productivity, or emission credits.

NONE

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Paramagnetic Relaxation in Dilute Potassium Ferricyanide  

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Paramagnetic relaxation times have been measured for the ground-state doublet of iron present as a dilute substitutional impurity in potassium cobalt cyanide. Measurements were carried out over the temperature range 1.25 to 4.5°K and over a range of Fe/Co concentrations 0.24 to 3.5 at.%. Two frequencies were used, 1.8 and 8.5 Gc/sec, to provide a direct test of the frequency variation of the relaxation time. The "fast-passage-recovery" technique was employed, and a description of the apparatus is included. At 0.24% the 1.8-Gc/sec times are found to be well fitted by a Raman rate 1T1=4.3×10-3 T9 sec-1 over the entire temperature range and over five decades of time. At 8.5 Gc/sec this rate is augmented by a direct rate 1T1=3.1 T. At 0.5% the X-band direct rate is the same, but the Raman rate appears slightly higher; and the L-band rates are substantially faster. All relaxation rates increase with further increases in concentration, but the effect is stronger at 1.8 Gc/sec, so that the rates at both frequencies become equal at 1.7%. Still higher concentrations give rise to behavior not describable by a simple relaxation rate.For low concentration, the theoretical fourth-power frequency dependence of the direct relaxation process is not verified directly because the low frequency rates are always dominated by the Raman process; however, the frequency dependence must be as at least the third power to be consistent with the data. Some attempts are made to interpret the concentration dependence in terms of cross relaxation between single ions and coupled pairs.

Andreas Rannestad and Peter E. Wagner

1963-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Addressing Complexity In Laboratory Experiments- The Scaling Of Dilute  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Addressing Complexity In Laboratory Experiments- The Scaling Of Dilute Multiphase Flows In Magmatic Systems Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Addressing Complexity In Laboratory Experiments- The Scaling Of Dilute Multiphase Flows In Magmatic Systems Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) Abstract: The kinematic and dynamic scaling of dilute multiphase mixtures in magmatic systems is the only guarantee for the geological verisimilitude of laboratory experiments. We present scaling relations that can provide a more complete framework to scale dilute magmatic systems because they

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Separation processes using expulsion from dilute supercritical solutions  

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A process is described for separating isotopes as well as other mixtures by utilizing the behavior of dilute repulsive or weakly attractive elements of the mixtures as the critical point of the solvent is approached.

Cochran, H.D. Jr.

1993-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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A lattice Boltzmann method for dilute polymer solutions  

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...Succi and Stefano Ubertini A lattice Boltzmann method for dilute polymer solutions...560064, India We present a lattice Boltzmann approach for the simulation...Fokker-Planck equation|lattice Boltzmann method|finitely extensible...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fully portable, highly flexible dilution refrigerator systems for neutron scattering  

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775 Fully portable, highly flexible dilution refrigerator systems for neutron scattering P. A systems developed specifically for neutron scattering environ- ments. The refrigerators are completely relatively recently however, the lowest temperatures available in almost all neutron scattering laboratories

Boyer, Edmond

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Contraction/expansion flow of dilute elastic solutions in microchannels  

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An experimental study is conducted on the nature of extensional flows of mobile dilute polymer solutions in microchannel. By observing such fluids on the microscale it is possible to generate large strain rates ([approximately] ...

Scott, Timothy Peter, 1980-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Translation of dilution tolerance for gasoline SI engine  

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There are a variety of fuel improvement strategies being developed for spark ignition engines which use dilution. Many of these technologies use a combination of different diluents. It is impractical in optimizing these ...

Niekamp, Troy S. (Troy Steven)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anatomy of symmetry energy of dilute nuclear matter  

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The symmetry energy coefficients of dilute clusterized nuclear matter are evaluated in the $S$-matrix framework. Employing a few different definitions commonly used in the literature for uniform nuclear matter, it is seen that the different definitions lead to perceptibly different results for the symmetry coefficients for dilute nuclear matter. They are found to be higher compared to those obtained for uniform matter in the low density domain. The calculated results are in reasonable consonance with those extracted recently from experimental data.

J. N. De; S. K. Samaddar; B. K. Agrawal

2010-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Oxygen Combustion Phase IV Final Report  

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Novel furnace designs based on Dilute Oxygen Combustion (DOC) technology were developed under subcontract by Techint Technologies, Coraopolis, PA, to fully exploit the energy and environmental capabilities of DOC technology and to provide a competitive offering for new furnace construction opportunities. Capital cost, fuel, oxygen and utility costs, NOx emissions, oxide scaling performance, and maintenance requirements were compared for five DOC-based designs and three conventional air5-fired designs using a 10-year net present value calculation. A furnace direct completely with DOC burners offers low capital cost, low fuel rate, and minimal NOx emissions. However, these benefits do not offset the cost of oxygen and a full DOC-fired furnace is projected to cost $1.30 per ton more to operate than a conventional air-fired furnace. The incremental cost of the improved NOx performance is roughly $6/lb NOx, compared with an estimated $3/lb. NOx for equ8pping a conventional furnace with selective catalytic reduction (SCCR) technology. A furnace fired with DOC burners in the heating zone and ambient temperature (cold) air-fired burners in the soak zone offers low capital cost with less oxygen consumption. However, the improvement in fuel rate is not as great as the full DOC-fired design, and the DOC-cold soak design is also projected to cost $1.30 per ton more to operate than a conventional air-fired furnace. The NOx improvement with the DOC-cold soak design is also not as great as the full DOC fired design, and the incremental cost of the improved NOx performance is nearly $9/lb NOx. These results indicate that a DOC-based furnace design will not be generally competitive with conventional technology for new furnace construction under current market conditions. Fuel prices of $7/MMBtu or oxygen prices of $23/ton are needed to make the DOC furnace economics favorable. Niche applications may exist, particularly where access to capital is limited or floor space limitations are critical. DOC technology will continue to have a highly competitive role in retrofit applications requiring increases in furnace productivity.

Riley, M.F.

2003-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The SPi chip as an integrated power management device for serial powering of future HEP experiments  

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Serial powering is one viable and very efficient way to distribute power to future high energy physics (HEP) experiments. One promising way to realize serial powering is to have a power management device on the module level that provides the necessary voltage levels and features monitoring functionality. The SPi (Serial Powering Interface) chip is such a power manager and is designed to meet the requirements imposed by current SLHC upgrade plans. It incorporates a programmable shunt regulator, two linear regulators, current mode ADCs to monitor the current distribution on the module, over-current detection, and also provides module power-down capabilities. Compared to serially powered setups that use discrete components, the SPi offers a higher level of functionality in much less real estate and is designed to be radiation tolerant. Bump bonding techniques are used for chip on board assembly providing the most reliable connection at lowest impedance. This paper gives an overview of the SPi and outlines the main building blocks of the chip. First stand alone tests are presented showing that the chip is ready for operation in serially powered setups.

Trimpl, M.; Deptuch, G.; Gingu, C.; Yarema, R.; /Fermilab; Holt, R.; Weber, M.; /Rutherford; Kierstead, J.; Lynn, D.; /Brookhaven

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A minute-continuous-wave-stabilized picosecond supercontinuum source for ultrafast serial time-encoded amplified microscopy (STEAM)  

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A stabilized picosecond supercontinuum source, by a minute continuous-wave trigger, is utilized to improve the ultrafast imaging quality of serial time-encoded amplified microscopy...

Zhang, Chi; Qiu, Yi; Xu, Jianbing; Wong, Kenneth K Y; Tsia, Kevin K

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Identification of novel transcripts with differential dorso-ventral expression in Xenopus gastrula using serial analysis of gene expression  

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Comparison of dorsal and ventral transcriptomes of Xenopus tropicalis gastrulae using serial analysis of gene expression provides at least 86 novel differentially expressed transcripts.

Fernando Faunes; Natalia Sánchez; Javier Castellanos; Ismael A Vergara; Francisco Melo; Juan Larraín

2009-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK  

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PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK A Thesis by DAE HYUN CHOI Submitted to the O?ce of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulflllment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 2008 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS USING SEQUENTIAL DETECTION IN A SERIAL MULTI-HOP WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK A Thesis by DAE HYUN CHOI Submitted to the O?ce of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University...

Choi, Dae H.

2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Design Techniques for Energy Efficient Multi-GB/S Serial I/O Transceivers  

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for longer usage time in battery operation. These requirements based on a 35 % improvement in energy efficiency of serial I/O transceivers reported at the 2006 ISSCC and VLSI symposium, which is shown in Fig. 1.1 [4]-[50]. However, this improvement still... data rate is a scalable rate that is from 4 to 8 Gb/s and from 8 Gb/s to 16 Gb/s with near 1 pJ/b energy efficiency as shown in Fig. 1.2 [4]-[50]. I.2 Dissertation Organization This dissertation starts with the overview of serial link transceiver...

Song, Younghoon

2014-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of NTIMS and ICP-OES methods for the determination of boron concentrations in natural fresh and saline waters  

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Determination of B concentrations in natural fresh and ... the NTIMS (Negative Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry) isotope dilution technique which is virtually unaffected by such effects. NTIMS isotope diluti...

S. Barth

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An automated hydride generation-cryogenic trapping-ICP-MS system for measuring inorganic and methylated Ge, Sb and As species  

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An automated hydride generation-cryogenic trapping-ICP-MS system for measuring inorganic of both flow injection and batch hydride generation and couples it to an automated cryogenic trapping unit with detection by ICP-MS. The Teflon cryogenic trap was packed with 10 cm of SE-30 5% Chromosorb W-HP 80­100 mesh

Canberra, University of

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Application of Cryocoolers to a Vintage Dilution Refrigerator  

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A dilution refrigerator is required for 50mK detector operation of CDMS (Cryogenic Dark Matter Search). Besides shielding the dilution refrigerator itself, the liquid nitrogen shield and liquid helium bath in the refrigerator cool the detector cryostat heat shields and cool electronics, resulting in significant external heat loads at 80K and at 4K. An Oxford Instruments Kelvinox 400 has served this role for ten years but required daily transfers of liquid nitrogen and liquid helium. Complicating the cryogen supply is the location 800 meters below ground in an RF shielded, class 10000 clean room at Soudan, MN. Nitrogen and helium re-liquefiers using cryocoolers were installed outside the clean room and continuously condense room temperature gas and return the liquids to the dilution refrigerator through a transfer line. This paper will describe the design, installation, controls and performance of liquefaction systems.

Schmitt, Richard; Smith, Gary; Ruschman, Mark; /Fermilab; Beaty, Jim; /Minnesota U.

2011-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Process of concentrating ethanol from dilute aqueous solutions thereof  

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Relatively dilute aqueous solutions of ethanol are concentrated by passage through a bed of a crystalline silica polymorph, such as silicalite, to adsorb the ethanol with residual dilute feed in contact with the bed, which is displaced by passing concentrated aqueous ethanol through the bed without displacing the adsorbed ethanol. A product concentrate is then obtained by removing the adsorbed ethanol from the bed together with at least a portion of the concentrated aqueous ethanol used as the displacer liquid. This process permits ethanol to be concentrated from dilute fermentation beers, which may contain from 6 to 10% ethanol, to obtain a concentrate product at very low energy cost having an ethanol concentration in excess of 95%, such as a concentration of from 98 to 99.5%.

Oulman, Charles S. [Ames, IA; Chriswell, Colin D. [Slater, IA

1981-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Process of concentrating ethanol from dilute aqueous solutions thereof  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Relatively dilute aqueous solutions of ethanol are concentrated by passage through a bed of a crystalline silica polymorph, such as silicalite, to adsorb the ethanol with residual dilute feed in contact with the bed, which is displaced by passing concentrated aqueous ethanol through the bed without displacing the adsorbed ethanol. A product concentrate is then obtained by removing the adsorbed ethanol from the bed together with at least a portion of the concentrated aqueous ethanol used as the displacer liquid. This process permits ethanol to be concentrated from dilute fermentation beers, which may contain from 6 to 10% ethanol, to obtain a concentrate product at very low energy cost having an ethanol concentration in excess of 95%, such as a concentration of from 98 to 99.5%. 5 figs.

Oulman, C.S.; Chriswell, C.D.

1981-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Energy Applications Page 1 Rev. September 23, 2009 Field Office Serial  

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Solar Energy Applications Page 1 Rev. September 23, 2009 Field Office Serial Number Project Name) Located in Maricopa Co., north of Mobile AZ. Pending 9. AZA 034187 Sonoran Solar Energy Project Boulevard Co. South of Gila Bend Pending #12;Solar Energy Applications Page 2 Rev. September 23, 2009 Field

Laughlin, Robert B.

102

Linking of Serially Ordered Lists by Macaque Monkeys (Macaca mulatta): List Position Influences  

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list positions from initial learning, but continued testing with directional reward yielded gradualLinking of Serially Ordered Lists by Macaque Monkeys (Macaca mulatta): List Position Influences F or not in a counterbalanced, within-subject design. Linking entailed training on the 2 pairs that ordered the 3 5-item lists

Raghanti, Mary Ann

103

High-Speed Serial AER on FPGA Hans Kristian Otnes Berge, Philipp Hafliger  

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High-Speed Serial AER on FPGA Hans Kristian Otnes Berge, Philipp H¨afliger University of Oslo Address-Event Representation (AER) link with a capacity of 41.66Mevents/sec. The link has been implemented. However, many AER processing systems require an ASIC implementation. We thus propose to implement AER

Häfliger, Philipp

104

Analysis of synthetic motor oils for additive elements by ICP-AES  

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Standard motor oils are made by blending paraffinic or naphthenic mineral oil base stocks with additive packages containing anti-wear agents, dispersants, corrosion inhibitors, and viscosity index improvers. The blender can monitor the correct addition of the additives by determining the additive elements in samples dissolved in a solvent by ICP-AES. Internal standardization is required to control sample transport interferences due to differences in viscosity between samples and standards. Synthetic motor oils, made with poly-alpha-olefins and trimethylol propane esters, instead of mineral oils, pose an additional challenge since these compounds affect the plasma as well as having sample transport interference considerations. The synthetic lubricant base stocks add significant oxygen to the sample matrix, which makes the samples behave differently than standards prepared in mineral oil. Determination of additive elements in synthetic motor oils will be discussed.

Williams, M.C.; Salmon, S.G. [Texaco Inc., Beacon, NY (United States)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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ARSENIC INCORPORATION IN COLEMANITE FROM BORATE DEPOSITS: DATA FROM ICP–MS, ?-SXRF, XAFS AND EPR ANALYSES  

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...calculated A(75As)/h constant of ~2240 MHz along the b axis (Fig. 9) is significantly...scorodite from sulfate solutions under atmosphericpressure conditions. Metall. Mater. Trans...on sulfarsenides. Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) analysis...

Jinru Lin; Yuanming Pan; Ning Chen; Mao Mao; Rong Li; Renfei Feng

106

Determination of americium and curium by isotope dilution  

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The authors propose a method for the determination of americium and curium in solutions of spent fuels from water cooled and moderated reactors that is based on isotope dilution with Am 241 and Cm 244 combined with extraction chromatography of americium and curium and alpha spectroscopy of the labels.

Yablochkin, A.V.; Krapivin, M.I.; Fedotov, S.N.; Yudina, V.G.; Yakobson, A.A.

1987-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dry Dilution Refrigerator with He-4 Precool Loop  

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He-3/He-4 dilution refrigerators (DR) are very common in sub-Kelvin temperature research. We describe a pulse tube precooled DR where a separate He-4 circuit condenses the He-3 of the dilution loop. Whereas in our previous work the dilution circuit and the He-4 circuit were separate, we show how the two circuits can be combined. Originally, the He-4 loop with a base temperature of ~ 1 K was installed to make an additional cooling power of up to 100 mW available to cool cold amplifiers and electrical lines. In the new design, the dilution circuit is run through a heat exchanger in the vessel of the He-4 circuit so that the condensation of the He-3 stream of the DR is done by the He-4 stage. A much reduced condensation time (factor of 2) of the He-3/He-4 gas mixture at the beginning of an experiment is achieved. A compressor is no longer needed with the DR as the condensation pressure remains below atmospheric pressure at all times; thus the risk of losing expensive He-3 gas is small. The performance of the DR ...

Uhlig, K

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational Modelling of Particle Degradation in Dilute Phase Pneumatic Conveyors  

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, GU2 7XH, UK {h.abou-chakra, u.tuzun}@surrey.ac.uk c The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, University of Greenwich, Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6PF, UK {i.bridle, m degradation during dilute phase pneumatic conveying. A numerical procedure, based on a matrix representation

Christakis, Nikolaos

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Automated control and data acquisition for a small dilution refrigerator  

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An automatic temperature controller and data acquisition system for use with a dilution refrigerator is described. The unit is controlled by a 16?bit home microcomputer and operates and reads a resistance bridge capacitance bridge and temperature controller. Interfacing is achieved with common components and minimum additional wiring. Flexibility is retained in the software to allow application to several types of measurements.

David G. Haase

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 for Bioprecipitation of Uranium from Dilute Nuclear Waste  

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...radiodurans R1 for Bioprecipitation of Uranium from Dilute Nuclear Waste Published ahead of print on 20 October 2006. Deepti...situ approach to biorecovery of uranium from dilute nuclear waste. Nuclear waste contains a variety of heavy metals, radionuclides...

Deepti Appukuttan; Amara Sambasiva Rao; Shree Kumar Apte

2006-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Diluting the founder effect: cryptic invasions expand a marine invader's range  

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...dilute the founder effect for nonindigenous...community of a wooden ship (Yamada 2001...Diluting the founder effect: conservation implications...assemblages entrained by ships are not only species...coastal invasions via ships: effects of emerging strategies...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Novel Approach in Determining Oil Dilution Level on a DPF Equipped...  

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A Novel Approach in Determining Oil Dilution Level on a DPF Equipped Vehicle as a Result of Regeneration A Novel Approach in Determining Oil Dilution Level on a DPF Equipped...

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Serial Intraoperative MR Imaging of Brain Shift Arya Nabavi, M.D.1  

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Serial Intraoperative MR Imaging of Brain Shift Arya Nabavi, M.D.1 , Peter McL. Black, M.D. Ph.D.1 , David T. Gering, M.S.4 , Carl-Fredrik Westin, Ph.D3 , Vivek Mehta, M.D.1 , Richard S. Pergolizzi Jr., M, M.D., Ph.D.2 , William M. Wells III, Ph.D4 ., Ron Kikinis, M.D.3 , Ferenc A. Jolesz, M.D.3 1

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Dilution calculations for determining laboratory exhaust stack heights  

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Laboratory exhaust stacks should be designed with sufficient height and exit momentum to avoid re-entry of exhaust and possible air quality problems, and the design should be evaluated before construction. One evaluation method is presented in this paper that combines dilution prediction equations from the 1997 ASHRAE Handbook--Fundamentals (1997) and a dilution criteria of Halitsky (1988). This method is less conservative than a geometric method in the ASHRAE Handbook and is less costly than wind-tunnel modeling. The method should only be applied to relatively simple building geometries with no larger buildings adjacent to them. A planned change to the ASHRAE equations, which would result in larger stacks being necessary, is discussed. Further investigation of this change is recommended using comparisons to wind tunnel data.

Ratcliff, M.A.; Sandru, E.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A method of cobalt ion concentration from dilute aqueous solutions  

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The liquid membrane technique is very useful for metal ions recovery from dilute solutions. Co{sup 2+} ions can be removed and concentrated from wastewaters with an emulsion liquid membrane. The paper describes the permeation of Co{sup 2+} using naphthenic acids as the carrier and kerosene as the membrane material. The inner phase is a HCl 3.162 x 10{sup -4} solution. The extraction yield is more than 96%.

Amanatidou, E. [Technological Education Inst., Kila Kozanis (Greece); Stefanut, M.N.; Grozav, A. [Institute for Chemical and Technological Sciences, Timisoara (Romania)

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dry dilution refrigerator with He-4 precool loop  

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He-3/He-4 dilution refrigerators (DR) are very common in sub-Kelvin temperature research. We describe a pulse tube precooled DR where a separate He-4 circuit condenses the He-3 of the dilution loop. Whereas in our previous work the dilution circuit and the He-4 circuit were separate, we show how the two circuits can be combined. Originally, the He-4 loop with a base temperature of ? 1 K was installed to make an additional cooling power of up to 100 mW available to cool cold amplifiers and electrical lines. In the new design, the dilution circuit is run through a heat exchanger in the vessel of the He-4 circuit so condensation of the He-3 stream of the DR is done by the He-4 stage. A much reduced condensation time (factor of 2) of the He-3/He-4 gas mixture at the beginning of an experiment is achieved. A compressor is no longer needed with the DR as the condensation pressure remains below atmospheric pressure at all times; thus the risk of losing expensive He-3 gas is small. The performance of the DR has been improved compared to previous work: The base temperature of the mixing chamber at a small He-3 flow rate is now 4.1 mK; at the highest He-3 flow rate of 1.2 mmol/s this temperature increases to 13 mK. Mixing chamber temperatures were measured with a cerium magnesium nitrate (CMN) thermometer which was calibrated with a superconducting fixed point device.

Uhlig, Kurt [Walther-Meissner-Institute, 85748 Garching (Germany)

2014-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Steam Reforming Application for Treatment of DOE Sodium Bearing Tank Wastes at INL for ICP  

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The patented THOR® steam reforming waste treatment technology has been selected as the technology of choice for treatment of Sodium Bearing Waste (SBW) at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) for the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP). SBW is an acidic tank waste at the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC) at INL. It consists primarily of waste from decontamination activities and laboratory wastes. SBW contains high concentrations of nitric acid, alkali and aluminum nitrates, with minor amounts of many inorganic compounds including radionuclides, mainly cesium and strontium. The THOR® steam reforming process will convert the SBW tank waste feed into a dry, solid, granular product. The THOR® technology was selected to treat SBW, in part, because it can provide flexible disposal options to accommodate the final disposition path selected for SBW. THOR® can produce a final end-product that will meet anticipated requirements for disposal as Remote-Handled TRU (RH-TRU) waste; and, with modifications, THOR® can also produce a final endproduct that could be qualified for disposal as High Level Waste (HLW). SBW treatment will be take place within the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU), a new facility that will be located at the INTEC. This paper provides an overview of the THOR® process chemistry and process equipment being designed for the IWTU.

J. Bradley Mason; Kevin Ryan; Scott Roesener; Michael Cowen; Duane Schmoker; Pat Bacala; Bill Landman

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors  

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Electronic Structure and Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print Wednesday, 29 November 2006 00:00 The possibility of using electrons' spins in addition to their charge in information technology has created much enthusiasm for a new field of electronics popularly known as "spintronics." An intensely studied approach to obtaining spin-polarized carriers for data-storage devices is the use of diluted magnetic semiconductors created by doping ions like Mn, Fe, or Co having a net spin into a semiconducting host such as GaAs, ZnO, or GaN. The interaction among these spins leads to ferromagnetic order at low temperatures, which is necessary to create spin-polarized carriers. A research team working at ALS Beamline 4.0.2 and European Synchrotron Radiation Facility Beamline ID8 made a big leap forward in clarifying the microscopic picture of magnetism and anisotropy in Mn-doped GaAs by resolving localized and hybridized d states using angle-dependent x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) measurements.

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors  

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print The possibility of using electrons' spins in addition to their charge in information technology has created much enthusiasm for a new field of electronics popularly known as "spintronics." An intensely studied approach to obtaining spin-polarized carriers for data-storage devices is the use of diluted magnetic semiconductors created by doping ions like Mn, Fe, or Co having a net spin into a semiconducting host such as GaAs, ZnO, or GaN. The interaction among these spins leads to ferromagnetic order at low temperatures, which is necessary to create spin-polarized carriers. A research team working at ALS Beamline 4.0.2 and European Synchrotron Radiation Facility Beamline ID8 made a big leap forward in clarifying the microscopic picture of magnetism and anisotropy in Mn-doped GaAs by resolving localized and hybridized d states using angle-dependent x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) measurements.

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors  

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Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print Electronic Structure and Magnetism in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors Print The possibility of using electrons' spins in addition to their charge in information technology has created much enthusiasm for a new field of electronics popularly known as "spintronics." An intensely studied approach to obtaining spin-polarized carriers for data-storage devices is the use of diluted magnetic semiconductors created by doping ions like Mn, Fe, or Co having a net spin into a semiconducting host such as GaAs, ZnO, or GaN. The interaction among these spins leads to ferromagnetic order at low temperatures, which is necessary to create spin-polarized carriers. A research team working at ALS Beamline 4.0.2 and European Synchrotron Radiation Facility Beamline ID8 made a big leap forward in clarifying the microscopic picture of magnetism and anisotropy in Mn-doped GaAs by resolving localized and hybridized d states using angle-dependent x-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) measurements.

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Dry dilution refrigerator with 4He-1K-loop  

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In this article we summarize experimental work on cryogen-free 3He/4He dilution refrigerators which, in addition to the dilution refrigeration circuit, are equipped with a 4He-1K-stage. This type of DR becomes worth considering when high cooling capacities are needed at T ~ 1 K to cool cold amplifiers and heat sink cables. In our application, the motivation for the construction of this type of cryostat was to do experiments on superconducting quantum circuits for quantum information technology and quantum simulations. In other work, DRs with 1K-stage were proposed for astro-physical cryostats. For neutron scattering research, a top-loading cryogen-free DR with 1K-stage was built which was equipped with a standard commercial dilution refrigeration insert. Cooling powers of up to 100 mW have been reached with our 1K-stage, but higher refrigeration powers were achieved with more powerful pulse tube cryocoolers and higher 4He circulation rates in the 1K-loop. Several different versions of a 1K-loop have been test...

Uhlig, Kurt

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyses spectroscopiques d'un plasma CO2-N2 (97%-3%), de type atmosphre martienne, par torche ICP  

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Analyses spectroscopiques d'un plasma CO2-N2 (97%-3%), de type atmosphère martienne, par torche ICP couplage inductif, fonctionnant à la pression atmosphérique, est utilisée pour créer un plasma à partir d Electrique et Plasmas Thermiques, CNRS, 24 Av. des Landais, F63177 Aubière cedex,France, (2) Laboratoire d

Boyer, Edmond

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Campaign-style titanite UPb dating by laser-ablation ICP: Implications for crustal flow, phase transformations and titanite closure  

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Campaign-style titanite U­Pb dating by laser-ablation ICP: Implications for crustal flow, phase transformations and titanite closure K.J. Spencer a , B.R. Hacker a, , A.R.C. Kylander-Clark a , T.B. Andersen b Editor: K. Mezger Keywords: Titanite Ultrahigh-pressure U­Pb Norway U­Pb dates of titanite from >150

Hacker, Bradley R.

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Characterization of Brain Distribution of Sunitinib in a Murine Serial Sacrifice Design Using A Population-Based Approach  

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Characterization of Brain Distribution of Sunitinib in a Murine Serial Sacrifice Design Using A Population-Based Approach Rajneet Oberoi Department sample per subject, resulting in a study design wherein a small group

Thomas, David D.

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ICP Emission Spectra III: The Spectra of the Group IIIA Elements and Spectral Interferences Due to Group IIA and IIIA Elements  

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The spectra of the group IIIA elements observed in an ICP have been tabulated in the wavelength range from 1995 to 6005 Ĺ. These spectra have been compared to a list of those...

Anderson, T A; Parsons, M L

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of Electrochemically Modulated Separations Performed On-Line with MC-ICP-MS for Uranium and Plutonium Isotopic Analyses  

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The most time consuming process in uranium or plutonium isotopic analyses is performing the requisite chromatographic separation of the actinides. Filament preparation for thermal ionization (TIMS) adds further delays, but is generally accepted due to the unmatched performance in trace isotopic analyses. Advances in Multi-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS) are beginning to rival the performance of TIMS. Methods, such as Electrochemically Modulated Separations (EMS) can efficiently pre-concentrate U or Pu quite selectively from small solution volumes in a matrix of 0.5 M nitric acid. When performed in-line with ICP-MS, the rapid analyte release from the electrode is fast, and large transient analyte signal enhancements of >100 fold can be achieved as compared to more conventional continuous nebulization of the original starting solution. This makes the approach ideal for very low level isotope ratio measurements. In this paper, some aspects of EMS performance are described. These include low level Pu isotope ratio behavior versus concentration by MC-ICP-MS and uranium rejection characteristics that are also important for reliable low level Pu isotope ratio determinations.

Liezers, Martin; Olsen, Khris B.; Mitroshkov, Alexandre V.; Duckworth, Douglas C.

2010-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Crystal Fields in Dilute Rare-Earth Metals Obtained from Magnetization Measurements on Dilute Rare-Earth Alloys  

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Crystal field parameters of Tb, Dy, and Er in Sc, Y, and Lu are summarized. These parameters are obtained from magnetization measurements on dilute single crystals, and successfully checked by a number of different methods. The crystal field parameters vary unpredictably with the rare-earth solute. B40, B60, and B66 are similar in Y and Lu. Crystal field parameters for the pure metals Tb, Dy, and Er are estimated from the crystal fields in Y and Lu.

P. Touborg and J. Hřg

1974-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of elemental speciation by liquid chromatography -- inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LC-ICP-MS) with the direct injection nebulizer (DIN)  

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This thesis is divided into 4 parts: elemental speciation, speciation of mercury and lead compounds by microbore column LC-ICP-MS with direct injection nebulization, spatially resolved measurements of size and velocity distributions of aerosol droplets from a direct injection nebulizer, and elemental speciation by anion exchange and size exclusion chromatography with detection by ICP-MS with direct injection nebulization. Tabs, figs, refs.

Shum, S.

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scientific Serials  

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... a portion of Florida of which little was hitherto known.—On the chemical composition of aurichalcite, by S. L. Penfield.—The compressibility of hot water and its solvent action ...

1891-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

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... the last part of the “Annales ” is occupied by M. Berthelot's Méthode universelle pour réduire et saturer d'hydrogŕene les composés organiques, which is a résumé of ...

1871-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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... History Society of Geneva, in September last, has just been published in the Bibliotheque Universelle et Revue Suisse. The conclusions arrived at are as follows: -(1), The ...

1869-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

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... author shows that the generally accepted explanation of the increased emission of radiant Heat by roughened surfaces, that it depends on a diminution of superficial density, is inadmissible. He ...

1870-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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... ordinary pressure, an intense light is observed in the tube. The latter soon gets roughened and blown out into spherical bulbs. Wider tubes gave a less intense light, and ...

1896-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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... interest on account of its graduated change of habitat from dry deserts to the ocean.—Geothermal gradient in Michigan, by A. C. Lane. The ... gradient in Michigan, by A. C. Lane. The geothermal gradient at Bay City is 1.5 degrees F. per 100 feet. The Upper ...

1900-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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... the men who chiseled the great menhir of Locmariaker and carved the inscriptions of Gavr Inis were capable of cutting a cross out of stone if they were disposed to do ...

1894-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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... first ages, and M. F. Gaillard contributed a note on the sculptures of Gavr Inis.-On February 15,?.?. d'Acy made a communication on flint implements from ...

1894-09-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Synergistic Inhibitors for Dilute High-Level Radioactive Waste  

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Cyclic potentiodynamic polarization scans were conducted to determine the effectiveness of various combinations of anodic inhibitors in the prevention of pitting in carbon steel exposed to dilute radioactive waste. Chromate, molybdate, and phosphate were investigated as replacements for nitrite, whose effective concentrations are incompatible with the waste vitrification process. The polarization scans were performed in non-radioactive waste simulants. Their results showed that acceptable combinations of phosphate with chromate and phosphate with molybdate effectively prevented pitting corrosion. Chromate with molybdate could not replace nitrite.

Wiersma, B.J.; Zapp, P.E.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cellulase Accessibility of Dilute-Acid Pretreated Corn Stover  

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The conclusions of this presentation are: (1) The dilute-acid pretreatment reduces xylan content in corn stover. This reduction in xylan content appears to render the substrate less recalcitrant. Below {approx}8%, xylan content is no longer the dominant factor in biomass recalcitrance. (2) Decreasing xylan content of corn stover also created more binding sites for Cel7A, but no strong correlation with actual xylan content. (3) We found no correlation between bound Cel7A concentration and lignin content. Maybe lignin is blocking the way for Cel7A? The contribution of lignin to biomass recalcitrance requires further investigation.

Jeoh, T.; Johnson, D. K.; Adney, W. S.; Himmel, M. E.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical conductivity of dispersions: from dry foams to dilute suspensions  

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We present new data for the electrical conductivity of foams in which the liquid fraction ranges from two to eighty percent. We compare with a comprehensive collection of prior data, and we model all results with simple empirical formul\\ae. We achieve a unified description that applies equally to dry foams and emulsions, where the droplets are highly compressed, as well as to dilute suspensions of spherical particles, where the particle separation is large. In the former limit, Lemlich's result is recovered; in the latter limit, Maxwell's result is recovered.

K. Feitosa; S. Marze; A. Saint-Jalmes; D. J. Durian

2005-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Zero sound modes of dilute Fermi gases with arbitrary spin  

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Motivated by the recent success of optical trapping of alkali-metal bosons, we have studied the zero sound modes of dilute Fermi gases with arbitrary spin-f, which are spin-S excitations (0<~S<~2f). The dispersion of the mode (S) depends on a single Landau parameter F(S), which is related to the scattering lengths of the system through a simple formula. Measurement of (even a subset of) these modes in finite magnetic fields will enable one to determine all the interaction parameters of the system.

S.-K. Yip and Tin-Lun Ho

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A computerized serials record system for the Texas A&M University Library  

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Evaluation of Proposed System V CONCLUSION BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ A. 'PnNDICES I PRESENT SERIALS RECORD FILES II PRESENT SIST'M I'LOW CHARTS III PROPC ED SYSTEM INPU ELEMENTS IV PROPCSED DATA COLLECTION FORMS V PROPOSED SYSTEM OUTPUTS... Bindery Card - Back . 7 Bindery Slip 8A Library Of Congress Catalog Card 8B Library Of Congress Catalog Card Continued 9A. Bound Holdings Card 9B Bound Holdings Card Continued 10 Lindex File Insert 11 Input Card Format and Record Sections 12 Basic...

Stewart, Bruce Warren

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Stability Regimes of Turbulent Nitrogen-Diluted Hydrogen Jet Flames  

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One option for combustion in zero-emission Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants is non-premixed combustion of nitrogen-diluted hydrogen in air. An important aspect to non-premixed combustion is flame stability or anchoring, though only a few fundamental stability studies of these flames have taken place to date. The following paper presents the results of experiments investigating the effects of nitrogen diluent fraction, jet diameter, and exit velocity on the static stability limits of a turbulent hydrogen jet flame issuing from a thin-lipped tube into a quiescent atmosphere. Four different stability limits are observed: detachment from the burner lip, reattachment to the burner lip, transition from a laminar lifted flame base to blowout or to a turbulent lifted flame, and transition from a turbulent lifted flame to blowout. The applicability of existing theories and correlations to the stability results is discussed. These results are an important step in assessing the viability of a non-premixed combustion approach using hydrogen diluted with nitrogen as a fuel.

Weiland, N.T.; Strakey, P.A.

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surface tension in the dilute Ising model. The Wulff construction  

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We study the surface tension and the phenomenon of phase coexistence for the Ising model on $\\mathbbm{Z}^d$ ($d \\geqslant 2$) with ferromagnetic but random couplings. We prove the convergence in probability (with respect to random couplings) of surface tension and analyze its large deviations : upper deviations occur at volume order while lower deviations occur at surface order. We study the asymptotics of surface tension at low temperatures and relate the quenched value $\\tau^q$ of surface tension to maximal flows (first passage times if $d = 2$). For a broad class of distributions of the couplings we show that the inequality $\\tau^a \\leqslant \\tau^q$ -- where $\\tau^a$ is the surface tension under the averaged Gibbs measure -- is strict at low temperatures. We also describe the phenomenon of phase coexistence in the dilute Ising model and discuss some of the consequences of the media randomness. All of our results hold as well for the dilute Potts and random cluster models.

Marc Wouts

2008-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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cDNA Microarray Analysis of Serially Sampled Cervical Cancer Specimens From Patients Treated With Thermochemoradiotherapy  

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Purpose: To elucidate changes in gene expression after treatment with regional thermochemoradiotherapy in locally advanced squamous cell cervical cancer. Methods and Materials: Tru-Cut biopsy specimens were serially collected from 16 patients. Microarray gene expression levels before and 24 h after the first and second trimodality treatment sessions were compared. Pathway and network analyses were conducted by use of Ingenuity Pathways Analysis (IPA; Ingenuity Systems, Redwood City, CA). Single gene expressions were analyzed by quantitative real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Results: We detected 53 annotated genes that were differentially expressed after trimodality treatment. Central in the three top networks detected by IPA were interferon alfa, interferon beta, and interferon gamma receptor; nuclear factor kappaB; and tumor necrosis factor, respectively. These genes encode proteins that are important in regulation cell signaling, proliferation, gene expression, and immune stimulation. Biological processes over-represented among the 53 genes were fibrosis, tumorigenesis, and immune response. Conclusions: Microarrays showed minor changes in gene expression after thermochemoradiotherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer. We detected 53 differentially expressed genes, mainly involved in fibrosis, tumorigenesis, and immune response. A limitation with the use of serial biopsy specimens was low quality of ribonucleic acid from tumors that respond to highly effective therapy. Another 'key limitation' is timing of the post-treatment biopsy, because 24 h may be too late to adequately assess the impact of hyperthermia on gene expression.

Borkamo, Erling Dahl, E-mail: borkamo@gmail.co [Section of Oncology, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen (Norway); Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen (Norway); Schem, Baard-Christian [Department of Oncology and Medical Physics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen (Norway); Fluge, Oystein; Bruland, Ove [Center for Medical Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen (Norway); Department of Oncology and Medical Physics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen (Norway); Dahl, Olav; Mella, Olav [Section of Oncology, Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen (Norway); Department of Oncology and Medical Physics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen (Norway)

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Serial Section Registration of Axonal Confocal Microscopy Datasets for Long-Range Neural Circuit Reconstruction  

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In the context of long-range digital neural circuit reconstruction, this paper investigates an approach for registering axons across histological serial sections. Tracing distinctly labeled axons over large distances allows neuroscientists to study very explicit relationships between the brain's complex interconnects and, for example, diseases or aberrant development. Large scale histological analysis requires, however, that the tissue be cut into sections. In immunohistochemical studies thin sections are easily distorted due to the cutting, preparation, and slide mounting processes. In this work we target the registration of thin serial sections containing axons. Sections are first traced to extract axon centerlines, and these traces are used to define registration landmarks where they intersect section boundaries. The trace data also provides distinguishing information regarding an axon's size and orientation within a section. We propose the use of these features when pairing axons across sections in addition to utilizing the spatial relationships amongst the landmarks. The global rotation and translation of an unregistered section are accounted for using a random sample consensus (RANSAC) based technique. An iterative nonrigid refinement process using B-spline warping is then used to reconnect axons and produce the sought after connectivity information.

Hogrebe, Luke; Paiva, Antonio R.; Jurrus, Elizabeth R.; Christensen, Cameron; Bridge, Michael; Dai, Li; Pfeiffer, Rebecca; Hof, Patrick; Roysam, Badrinath; Korenberg, Julie; Tasdizen, Tolga

2012-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Ionization interferences under various operating conditions in a 9, 27 and 50 \\{MHz\\} ICP, and a study of shifts in level populations of calcium through simultaneous absorption-emission measurements in a 9 \\{MHz\\} ICP  

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Radially resolved absorption and emission measurements were employed for a better understanding of the excitation mechanism of nebulized species operating under conditions favourable for the occurrence of ionization interferences in an atmospheric pressure 9 \\{MHz\\} ICP. Three monitored spectral lines of calcium were used to observe changes in ground and excited level populations of atoms and ions, in ion excitation temperatures using the two-line method. Observations were made at a fixed height, namely 25 mm above the rf coil and varying carrier gasflows from 2 to 51 min?1 and were correlated with the position of the “initial radiation zone” (IRZ) in the plasma. Ionization interferences occurring only inside the IRZ indicate an excitation mechanism depleting ion ground level population and populating excited atom and ion levels. No changes in atom absorbances or excitation temperatures were observed ruling out ionization suppression as dominating mechanism. Indications are that increased collisional excitation for Ca ions and ambipolar diffusion may be the dominant excitation mechanism operating in the analyte channel. Recombination reactions (three body or radiative) or charge transfer reactions may be responsible for an increase of excited atom level populations. It is obvious that non-thermal processes are operating under conditions favourable for ionization interferences occurring in the ICP.

W. Gunter; K. Visser; P.B. Zeeman

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Uncertainty Measurement for Trace Element Analysis of Uranium and Plutonium Samples by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectrometry (ICP-AES) and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)  

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The measurement uncertainty estimatino associated with trace element analysis of impurities in U and Pu was evaluated using the Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty Measurement (GUM). I this evalution the uncertainty sources were identified and standard uncertainties for the components were categorized as either Type A or B. The combined standard uncertainty was calculated and a coverage factor k = 2 was applied to obtain the expanded uncertainty, U. The ICP-AES and ICP-MS methods used were deveoped for the multi-element analysis of U and Pu samples. A typical analytical run consists of standards, process blanks, samples, matrix spiked samples, post digestion spiked samples and independent calibration verification standards. The uncertainty estimation was performed on U and Pu samples that have been analyzed previously as part of the U and Pu Sample Exchange Programs. Control chart results and data from the U and Pu metal exchange programs were combined with the GUM into a concentration dependent estimate of the expanded uncertainty. Comparison of trace element uncertainties obtained using this model was compared to those obtained for trace element results as part of the Exchange programs. This process was completed for all trace elements that were determined to be above the detection limit for the U and Pu samples.

Gallimore, David L. [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of a Partial Flow Dilution System for Transient Particulate Matter Emissions  

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A commercially available partial flow dilution system was evaluated against a constant volume sampling system over a suite of transient engine dynamometer tests.

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Scanning Hall probe microscopy of a diluted magnetic semiconductor  

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We have measured the micromagnetic properties of a diluted magnetic semiconductor as a function of temperature and applied field with a scanning Hall probe microscope built in our laboratory. The design philosophy for this microscope and some details are described. The samples analyzed in this work are Ga{sub 0.94}Mn{sub 0.06}As films grown by molecular beam epitaxy. We find that the magnetic domains are 2-4 mum wide and fairly stable with temperature. Magnetic clusters are observed above T{sub C}, which we ascribe to MnAs defects too small and sparse to be detected by a superconducting quantum interference device magnetometer.

Kweon, Seongsoo [Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States); Samarth, Nitin [Physics Department, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 (United States); Lozanne, Alex de [Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States); Department of Physics, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibrational Dynamics of Isotopically Dilute Nitrogen to 104 GPa  

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Raman studies to 104 GPa of a 14N2 host with dilute 15N2 and 14N15N isotopic species indicate an increase in vibrational coupling with pressure. The lowest frequency branch of the isotopic species 15N2 reaches a plateau around 100 GPa suggesting the onset of bond weakening for molecules located on particular sites. An unusual intensity increase is observed for the isotopic ?1 guest modes. The phase transitions above 20 GPa appear to involve an increase in the number of inequivalent sites, with possibly subtle changes in the orientational behavior of particular molecules in the pressure range 25 to 50 GPa not readily revealed in recent x-ray diffraction studies.

H. Olijnyk and A. P. Jephcoat

1999-07-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of Boron in Coal Using Closed-Vessel Microwave Digestion and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)  

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Previous studies indicate that boron in coal has been mostly determined by atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) or inductively coupled plasma–atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). ... The results (Figure 1) indicated that a 2% ammonia solution can effectively eliminate the boron memory effect and reduce boron signals to blank levels (within 120 s), similar to analytical results obtained by Al-Ammar et al.(54) and Huang et al.(55) The boron memory effect is not attributed to the skimmer, sampler, or other mass spectrometer components, but originates from the tendency of boron to volatilize as boric acid from the sample solution that covers the inside surface of the ICP-MS spray chamber. ... Using different online additions of internal standard solutions, the observed boron concentrations based on the 10B and 11B spectral lines are close to each other, indicating that the observed boron concentrations based on the two isotope spectral lines are both suitable for determination of boron in coal. ...

Shifeng Dai; Weijiao Song; Lei Zhao; Xiao Li; James C. Hower; Colin R. Ward; Peipei Wang; Tian Li; Xin Zheng; Vladimir V. Seredin; Panpan Xie; Qingqian Li

2014-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Trace element determination in seawater by ICP-SFMS coupled with a microflow nebulization/desolvation system  

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After sampling and storage, pre-treatment of the filtered samples was ... -4, filtered (0.45 ?m) coastal seawater certified reference material (acidified to pH 1...32]), diluted with ultrapure water (1:10 v:v), w...

Clara Turetta; Giulio Cozzi; Carlo Barbante…

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phase Uniqueness and Correlation Length in DilutedField Ising Models  

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Phase Uniqueness and Correlation Length in Diluted­Field Ising Models L. R. G. Fontes E. J. Neves Instituto de Matem'atica e Estat'istica, USP November 18, 1994 Abstract The Diluted­Field Ising Model 1 when the field mean is positive. Our methods involve comparisons with ordinary uniform field Ising

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Viscosity of semi-dilute polymer solutions M. Adam and M. Delsanti  

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549 Viscosity of semi-dilute polymer solutions M. Adam and M. Delsanti Laboratoire LĂ©on viscosity measurements on semi-dilute solutions (c* c 10 %). The viscosity variation is independent to the solvent viscosity. With concentration, the following variations were observed : 2014 for PIB-toluene, ~r

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Fusion of Dilute AL Lattice Models Yu-kui Zhou1  

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Fusion of Dilute AL Lattice Models Yu-kui Zhou1 , Paul A. Pearce2 Mathematics Department The fusion procedure is implemented for the dilute AL lattice models. A fusion hierarchy of functional ansatz equations of the transfer matrices have been given. 1 Introduction The fusion procedure

Pearce, Paul A.

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Physical mechanisms for the offshore detachment of the Changjiang Diluted Water in the East China Sea  

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Physical mechanisms for the offshore detachment of the Changjiang Diluted Water in the East China mechanisms for the summertime offshore detachment of the Changjiang Diluted Water (CDW) into the East China in the northern coastal area of the Changjiang mouth offshore over a submerged plateau that extends toward Cheju

Chen, Changsheng

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, VOL. 51, NO. 5, MAY 2005 1625 Concatenated Codes: Serial and Parallel  

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by bipartite graphs with good expanding properties. In particular, a modified expander code construction" which covers also turbo-like code constructions. The counterpart of this construc- tion, termed "serial- tains expander codes of Sipser and Spielman [4] and their later modifications. One of our goals

Barg, Alexander

158

Metal-insulator transition in dilute alkali-metal systems  

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The metal-insulator transition is studied for dilute systems of alkali metals. Using a spin-split self-consistent band-structure approach, we find the transition density, a strikingly enhanced magnetic susceptibility, and the electron effective mass. The critical density nc is found to be given by the simple relation rsc=r0+2.8. Here rsc=[3(4?nc)]13 and r0 is the model potential radius which is roughly the radius of the neutral atom. The Mott criterion of nc13aB?0.25 (where aB is the appropriate Bohr orbit) is found to be inadequate for describing these systems. The predicted effective mass and magnetic susceptibility enhancements are largest for Li and become systematically smaller for the heavier alkalis. We compare our results for the transition density with two sets of experiments, namely the gas-liquid critical density and the metal-insulator transition for codeposited thick films of alkali-metal and rare-gas atoms. Good agreement is found in both cases.

J. H. Rose

1981-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Precise ruthenium fission product isotopic analysis using dynamic reaction cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS)  

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99Tc is a subsurface contaminant of interest at numerous federal, industrial, and international facilities. However, as a mono-isotopic fission product, 99Tc lacks the ability to be used as a signature to differentiate between the different waste disposal pathways that could have contributed to subsurface contamination at these facilities. Ruthenium fission-product isotopes are attractive analogues for the characterization of 99Tc sources because of their direct similarity to technetium with regard to subsurface mobility, and their large fission yields and low natural background concentrations. We developed an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) method capable of measuring ruthenium isotopes in groundwater samples and extracts of vadose zone sediments. Samples were analyzed directly on a Perkin Elmer ELAN DRC II ICP-MS after a single pass through a 1-ml bed volume of Dowex AG 50W-X8 100-200 mesh cation exchange resin. Precise ruthenium isotopic ratio measurements were achieved using a low-flow Meinhard-type nebulizer and long sample acquisition times (150,000 ms). Relative standard deviations of triplicate replicates were maintained at less than 0.5% when the total ruthenium solution concentration was 0.1 ng/ml or higher. Further work was performed to minimize the impact caused by mass interferences using the dynamic reaction cell (DRC) with O2 as the reaction gas. The aqueous concentrations of 96Mo and 96Zr were reduced by more than 99.7% in the reaction cell prior to injection of the sample into the mass analyzer quadrupole. The DRC was used in combination with stable-mass correction to quantitatively analyze samples containing up to 2-orders of magnitude more zirconium and molybdenum than ruthenium. The analytical approach documented herein provides an efficient and cost-effective way to precisely measure ruthenium isotopes and quantitate total ruthenium (natural vs. fission-product) in aqueous matrixes.

Brown, Christopher F.; Dresel, P. Evan; Geiszler, Keith N.; Farmer, Orville T.

2006-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantitative 3-D Elemental Mapping by LA-ICP-MS of a Basaltic Clast from the Hanford 300 Area, Washington, USA  

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Quantitative 3-D Elemental Mapping by LA-ICP-MS of a Basaltic Clast from the Hanford 300 Area collected from the Hanford 300 Area in south-central Washington State, United States. A calibration method and riparian quality in many locations, most notably at the Hanford, Savannah River, Oak Ridge, and Nevada Test

Hu, Qinhong "Max"

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Online YPA4 Resin Microcolumn Separation/Preconcentration Coupled with Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) for the Speciation Analysis of Mercury in Seafood  

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Online YPA4 Resin Microcolumn Separation/Preconcentration Coupled with Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP-OES) for the Speciation Analysis of Mercury in Seafood ... The developed method was applied to the determination of mercury species in real seafoods with satisfactory results. ...

Chaomei Xiong; Bin Hu

2007-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Time-of-flight and Multicollector ICP Mass Spectrometers for Measuring Actinides in Small Samples using single shot Laser Ablations  

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The objective of these experiments is to evaluate the performance of two types of ICP-MS device for measurement of actinide isotopes by laser ablation (LA) ICP-MS. The key advantage of ICP-MS compared to monitoring of radioactive decay is that the element need not decay during the measurement time. Hence ICP-MS is much faster for long-lived radionuclides. The LA process yields a transient signal. When spatially resolved analysis is required for small samples, the laser ablation sample pulse lasts only {approx}10 seconds. It is difficult to measure signals at several isotopes with analyzers that are scanned for such a short sample transient. In this work, a time-of-flight (TOF) ICP-MS device, the GBC Optimass 8000 (Figure 1) is one instrument used. Strictly speaking, ions at different m/z values are not measured simultaneously in TOF. However, they are measured in very rapid sequence with little or no compromise between the number of m/z values monitored and the performance. Ions can be measured throughout the m/z range in single sample transients by TOF. The other ICP-MS instrument used is a magnetic sector multicollector MS, the NU Plasma 1700 (Figure 2). Up to 8 adjacent m/z values can be monitored at one setting of the magnetic field and accelerating voltage. Three of these m/z values can be measured with an electron multiplier. This device is usually used for high precision isotope ratio measurements with the Faraday cup detectors. The electron multipliers have much higher sensitivity. In our experience with the scanning magnetic sector instrument in Ames, these devices have the highest sensitivity and lowest background of any ICP-MS device. The ability to monitor several ions simultaneously, or nearly so, should make these devices valuable for the intended application: measurement of actinide isotopes at low concentrations in very small samples for nonproliferation purposes. The primary sample analyzed was an urban dust pellet reference material, NIST 1648. The ability to provide good detection limits for single laser shots is critical.

R.S. Houk; D.B. Aeschliman; S.J. Bajic; D. Baldwin

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Novel Approach in Determining Oil Dilution Level on a DPF Equipped Vehicle as a Result of Regeneration  

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˘This approach can be easily adopted for developing optimum engine calibration meeting performance, emissions and oil dilution.

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Inert Gas Dilution Effect on the Flammability Limits of Hydrocarbon Mixtures  

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previous one from U.S. BMs???????....69 5.3 Ethane flammability properties with dilution of nitrogen (25 ?C and 1 atm)??????????????????????..????.. 70 5.4 Propane flammability properties with dilution of nitrogen (25 ?C and 1 atm...)???????????????????????..???.. 72 5.8 Flammability properties of methane and propane at different molar radios (20 %/80%, 40%/60%, 60%/40%, and 80%/20%) with dilution of nitrogen (25 ?C and 1 atm)?..????.?..?????????73 5.9 Flammability properties of ethane and propane...

Zhao, Fuman

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of hydrous ethanol on crankcase oil dilution  

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Adequate lubrication is of the utmost importance in internal combustion engines. Low temperature operation with low-proof alcohol may create some operational problems if alcohol and/or water accumulates in the crankcase oil. Condensates of unburned alcohol and water maybe blown into the crankcase oil with blowby gases. These condensates may form an emulsion with the crankcase oil that may restrict the supply of oil for adequate lubrication. Three engine tests were performed to identify the effect of low-proof ethanol fueling on crankcase oil dilution and degradation. The first test was hydrous ethanol carburetion in a 2.3 liter, 4 cylinder, 1974 Ford gasoline engine. The second test was a mixture of low-proof ethanol fumigation and normal diesel fuel injection (at reduced rate) in an Allis-Chalmers Model 2900 turbocharged diesel engine. The third test was also a mixture of ethanol fumigation and diesel injection in an Allis-Chalmers Mod2800 naturally aspirated diesel engine. Independent parameters of crankcase oil temperature, engine load and speed, percent of total energy in the form of ethyl alcohol and proof of the ethyl alcohol were considered and varied. After each test the oil was sampled for determination of flash point, fire points, water by centrifuge, water by distillation, and viscosity at room temperature. Results for the first test indicate that the use of ethanol of 130 proof or less may result in accumulation of water in the crankcase oil that may be harmful to the engine. In the second and third tests although there was a decrease in fire and flash points as well as in the viscosity of the oil, no appreciable amount of water or alcohol was detected in the crankcase oil. It is important to mention that there was a maximum alcohol fuel flow rate beyond which the diesel engine starts to knock or misfire.

Khalifa, G.A.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inheritance of mitochondrial DNA in serially recloned pigs by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We success serial SCNT through the third generation using pig fibroblasts. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Donor-specific mtDNA in the recloned pigs was detected. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer SCNT affect mtDNA mounts. -- Abstract: Somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) has been established for the transmission of specific nuclear DNA. However, the fate of donor mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) remains unclear. Here, we examined the fate of donor mtDNA in recloned pigs through third generations. Fibroblasts of recloned pigs were obtained from offspring of each generation produced by fusion of cultured fibroblasts from a Minnesota miniature pig (MMP) into enucleated oocytes of a Landrace pig. The D-loop regions from the mtDNA of donor and recipient differ at nucleotide sequence positions 16050 (A{yields}T), 16062 (T{yields}C), and 16135 (G{yields}A). In order to determine the fate of donor mtDNA in recloned pigs, we analyzed the D-loop region of the donor's mtDNA by allele-specific PCR (AS-PCR) and real-time PCR. Donor mtDNA was successfully detected in all recloned offspring (F1, F2, and F3). These results indicate that heteroplasmy that originate from donor and recipient mtDNA is maintained in recloned pigs, resulting from SCNT, unlike natural reproduction.

Do, Minhwa; Jang, Won-Gu; Hwang, Jeong Hee; Jang, Hoon; Kim, Eun-Jung; Jeong, Eun-Jeong [Regenerative Medicine Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 305 806 (Korea, Republic of)] [Regenerative Medicine Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 305 806 (Korea, Republic of); Shim, Hosup [Department of Physiology, Dankook University School of Medicine, Cheonan 330 714 (Korea, Republic of)] [Department of Physiology, Dankook University School of Medicine, Cheonan 330 714 (Korea, Republic of); Hwang, Sung Soo; Oh, Keon Bong; Byun, Sung June [Animal Biotechnology Division, National Institute of Animal Science, Rural Development Administration, Suwon (Korea, Republic of)] [Animal Biotechnology Division, National Institute of Animal Science, Rural Development Administration, Suwon (Korea, Republic of); Kim, Jin-Hoi [Department of Animal Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul 143 701 (Korea, Republic of)] [Department of Animal Biotechnology, Konkuk University, Seoul 143 701 (Korea, Republic of); Lee, Jeong Woong, E-mail: jwlee@kribb.re.kr [Regenerative Medicine Research Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon 305 806 (Korea, Republic of)

2012-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction of machine reconfigurability using artificial neural network for a reconfigurable serial product flow line  

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Reconfigurable machines (RMs) are considered to be one of the vital elements of modern manufacturing systems like reconfigurable manufacturing systems (RMSs). These machines offered customised flexibility in terms of capacity and functionality. Reconfigurable machines are assembled using some basic/essential modules and auxiliary modules. The RMTs can be reconfigured into several other configurations for variable functionality and capacity by keeping its base modules and just adding/removing or adjusting the auxiliary modules. Measuring machine reconfigurability may be considered as one of the important challenge in assessing the performance of these manufacturing systems. In the present paper, an artificial neural network model has been proposed for quantitative assessment of reconfigurability values of RMs on the product flow line. The data is generated using a developed mathematical model based on multi attribute utility theory. The ANN predictive model could thus provide a flexible and objective framework for manufacturers to evaluate reconfigurability of machines for a given product flow line. The developed approach has been demonstrated using a multi stage serial reconfigurable product flow line.

Faisal Hasan; P.K. Jain; Dinesh Kumar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of boron in nuclear materials by isotope dilution technique. Part I  

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The application of the mass-spectrometric stable-isotope dilution technique for the determination of microgram and submicrogram quantities of boron in nuclear materials is described. An adequate...10B) is added t...

J. Marsel; D. Milivojevi?

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of boron traces in rye grass BCR 281 by isotope dilution mass spectrometry  

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A method for the isotope dilution mass spectrometric (IDMS) determination of boron in rye grass at the 5 ?g...?1 level has been developed. The mass spectrometric measurements are performed using negative thermal ...

A. Lamberty; V. Holland; A. Verbruggen…

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 for Bioprecipitation of Uranium from Dilute Nuclear Waste  

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...February 15, 2007 ERRATUM ERRATUM Engineering of Deinococcus radiodurans R1 for Bioprecipitation of Uranium from Dilute Nuclear Waste Deepti Appukuttan Amara Sambasiva Rao Shree Kumar Apte Molecular Biology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre...

Deepti Appukuttan; Amara Sambasiva Rao; Shree Kumar Apte

2007-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Structural, Optical and Magnetic Properties of Mn-doped CdS Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Nanoparticles  

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Diluted magnetic CdS:Mn nanoparticles were synthesized by the aqueous...2+) concentrations (x...=7–10 atom %) at room temperature in nitrogen atmosphere and capped with Thiogelycerol. The X-ray diffraction patter...

S. Salimian; S. Farjami Shayesteh

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New materials for methane capture from dilute and medium-concentration...  

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New materials for methane capture from dilute and medium-concentration sources Previous Next List J. Kim, A. Maiti, L.-C. Lin, J. K. Stolaroff, B. Smit, and R. D. Aines, Nature...

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An algorithm for U-Pb isotope dilution data reduction and uncertainty propagation  

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High-precision U-Pb geochronology by isotope dilution-thermal ionization mass spectrometry is integral to a variety of Earth science disciplines, but its ultimate resolving power is quantified by the uncertainties of ...

McLean, Noah Morgan

174

Dendritic cells: sensors of extreme antigen dilutions and role in immunity against Salmonella typhimurium infections   

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The intention of the work described in this thesis was to identify whether extremely high dilutions of antigen can induce changes in dendritic cell maturation and dendritic cell ability to initiate immune responses. ...

Zienkiewicz, Dimitrios Tomasz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Fuel Dilution with Biodiesel on Lubricant Acidity, Oxidation and Corrosion  

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In-cylinder fuel injection to produce rich exhaust for regeneration of lean NOx trap catalyst and diesel particulate filter results in substantial fuel dilution of lubricating oil cause changes of lubricating oil properties and scuffing of engine components.

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Study of Lean Premixed Methane Combustion with CO2 Dilution under Gas Turbine Conditions  

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In gas turbines, high air dilution is used in order to keep the turbine inlet temperature (TIT)(7) below the metallurgical temperature limit of the first turbine stages. ... It was shown that CO2 dilution could be an efficient method for increasing CO2 concentration in exhaust gas, thus making its capture easier. ... Efforts were focused on the impacts on cycle efficiency, combustion, gas turbine components, and cost. ...

Stéphanie de Persis; Gilles Cabot; Laure Pillier; Iskender Gökalp; Abdelakrim Mourad Boukhalfa

2012-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

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The effects of an ambient salinity gradient on the dilution of dense brine jets  

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THE EFFECTS OF AN AMBIENT SALINITY GRADIENT ON THE DILUTION OF DENSE BRINE JETS A Thesis by GARY WAYNE MCCULLOUGH Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE December 1986 Major Subject: Ocean Engineering THE EFFECTS OF AN AMBIENT SALINITY GRADIENT ON THE DILUTION OF DENSE BRINE JETS A Thesis by GARY NAYNE MCCULLOUGH Approved as to style and content by: Robert E. Randall (Chair of Committee...

McCullough, Gary Wayne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

178

Microcanonical simulation of the site-diluted three-dimensional Ising model  

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We use a microcanonical simulation to obtain the phase diagram in the temperature-concentration space of the three-dimensional site-diluted Ising model, for concentrations of magnetic atoms in the range 1?p?0.4. The temperature and concentration dependence of the magnetization, internal energy, and specific heat are calculated on 32×32×32 lattices. The resulting phase diagram agrees well with recent Monte Carlo simulations and extends the numerical estimates up to the regime of strong dilution.

Andréia A. de Alcântara, Adauto J. F. de Souza, and F. G. Brady Moreira

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of dilution on the gas retention behavior of Tank 241-SY- 103 waste  

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Twenty-five of the 177 underground waste storage tanks on the Hanford Site have been placed on the Flammable Gas watch list. These 25 tanks, containing high-level waste generated during plutonium and uranium processing, have been identified as potentially capable of accumulating flammable gases above the lower flammability limit (Babad et al. 1991). In the case of Tanks 241-SY-101 and 241-SY-103, it has been proposed that diluting the tank waste may mitigate this hazard (Hudson et al. 1995; Stewart et al. 1994). The effect of dilution on the ability of waste from Tank 241-SY-103 to accumulate gas was studied at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. A similar study has been completed for waste from Tank 241-SY-101 (Bredt et al. 1995). Because of the additional waste-storage volume available in Tank 241-SY-103 and because the waste is assumed to be similar to that currently in Tank 241-SY-101, Tank 241-SY-103 became the target for a demonstration of passive mitigation through in-tank dilution. In 1994, plans for the in-tank dilution demonstration were deferred pending a decision on whether to pursue dilution as a mitigation strategy. However, because Tank 241-SY-103 is an early retrieval target, determination of how waste properties vary with dilution will still be required.

Bredt, P.R.; Tingey, S.M.

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accurate determination of Curium and Californium isotopic ratios by inductively coupled plasma quadrupole mass spectrometry (ICP-QMS) in 248Cm samples for transmutation studies  

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The French Atomic Energy Commission has carried out several experiments including the mini-INCA (INcineration of Actinides) project for the study of minor-actinide transmutation processes in high intensity thermal neutron fluxes, in view of proposing solutions to reduce the radiotoxicity of long-lived nuclear wastes. In this context, a Cm sample enriched in {sup 248}Cm ({approx}97 %) was irradiated in thermal neutron flux at the High Flux Reactor (HFR) of the Laue-Langevin Institute (ILL). This work describes a quadrupole ICP-MS (ICP-QMS) analytical procedure for precise and accurate isotopic composition determination of Cm before sample irradiation and of Cm and Cf after sample irradiation. The factors that affect the accuracy and reproducibility of isotopic ratio measurements by ICP-QMS, such as peak centre correction, detector dead time, mass bias, abundance sensitivity and hydrides formation, instrumental background, and memory blank were carefully evaluated and corrected. Uncertainties of the isotopic ratios, taking into account internal precision of isotope ratio measurements, peak tailing, and hydrides formations ranged from 0.3% to 1.3%. This uncertainties range is quite acceptable for the nuclear data to be used in transmutation studies.

Gourgiotis, A.; Isnard, H.; Aubert, M.; Dupont, E.; AlMahamid, I.; Cassette, P.; Panebianco, S.; Letourneau, A.; Chartier, F.; Tian, G.; Rao, L.; Lukens, W.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Highly Sensitive Detection of Small Ruminant Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy within Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Mixes by Serial Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification  

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...mixed into a range of scrapie-positive brain homogenates. We detected the BSE prion...specifically amplified BSE PrPSc within brain mixes with 100% specificity and 97% sensitivity...agent was diluted into scrapie-infected brain homogenates at 1% (vol/vol). INTRODUCTION...

Kevin C. Gough; Keith Bishop; Ben C. Maddison

2014-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical spacing effect in organic photovoltaic cells incorporating a dilute acceptor layer  

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The addition of spacing layers in organic photovoltaic cells (OPVs) can enhance light absorption by optimizing the spatial distribution of the incident optical field in the multilayer structure. We explore the optical spacing effect in OPVs achieved using a diluted electron acceptor layer of C{sub 60}. While optical spacing is often realized by optimizing buffer layer thickness, we find that optical spacing via dilution leads to cells with similar or enhanced photocurrent. This is observed despite a smaller quantity of absorbing molecules, suggesting a more efficient use of absorbed photons. In fact, dilution is found to concentrate optical absorption near the electron donor-acceptor interface, resulting in a marked increase in the exciton diffusion efficiency. Contrasting the use of changes in thickness to engineer optical absorption, the use of dilution does not significantly alter the overall thickness of the OPV. Optical spacing via dilution is shown to be a viable alternative to more traditional optical spacing techniques and may be especially useful in the continued optimization of next-generation, tandem OPVs where it is important to minimize competition for optical absorption between individual sub-cells.

Menke, S. Matthew; Lindsay, Christopher D.; Holmes, Russell J. [Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 (United States)

2014-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Changes in lignocellulosic supramolecular and ultrastructure during dilute acid pretreatment of Populus and switchgrass  

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lignocellulosic lignocellulosic supramolecular and ultrastructure during dilute acid pretreatment of Populus and switchgrass Marcus Foston, Art J. Ragauskas* BioEnergy Science Center, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30332, USA a r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 23 March 2009 Received in revised form 17 July 2010 Accepted 23 July 2010 Available online xxx Keywords: Dilute acid pretreatment Cellulose Supramolecular structure Populus Switchgrass a b s t r a c t Dilute acid pretreatment (DAP) is commonly employed prior to enzymatic deconstruction of cellulose to increase overall sugar and subsequent ethanol yields from downstream bioconversion processes. Typically optimization of pretreatment is evaluated by deter- mining hemicellulose removal, subsequent reactivity towards

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Persistence of magnons in a site-diluted dimerized frustrated antiferromagnet  

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Persistence of magnons in a site-diluted dimerized frustrated antiferromagnet Persistence of magnons in a site-diluted dimerized frustrated antiferromagnet This article has been downloaded from IOPscience. Please scroll down to see the full text article. 2011 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23 416003 (http://iopscience.iop.org/0953-8984/23/41/416003) Download details: IP Address: 128.219.49.9 The article was downloaded on 17/10/2011 at 17:07 Please note that terms and conditions apply. View the table of contents for this issue, or go to the journal homepage for more Home Search Collections Journals About Contact us My IOPscience IOP PUBLISHING JOURNAL OF PHYSICS: CONDENSED MATTER J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23 (2011) 416003 (9pp) doi:10.1088/0953-8984/23/41/416003 Persistence of magnons in a site-diluted dimerized frustrated antiferromagnet M B Stone 1 , A Podlesnyak 1 , G Ehlers

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Evaluation of feeds for melt and dilute process using an analytical hierarchy process  

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Westinghouse Savannah River Company was requested to evaluate whether nuclear materials other than aluminum-clad spent nuclear fuel should be considered for treatment to prepare them for disposal in the melt and dilute facility as part of the Treatment and Storage Facility currently projected for construction in the L-Reactor process area. The decision analysis process used to develop this analysis considered many variables and uncertainties, including repository requirements that are not yet finalized. The Analytical Hierarchy Process using a ratings methodology was used to rank potential feed candidates for disposition through the Melt and Dilute facility proposed for disposition of Savannah River Site aluminum-clad spent nuclear fuel. Because of the scoping nature of this analysis, the expert team convened for this purpose concentrated on technical feasibility and potential cost impacts associated with using melt and dilute versus the current disposition option. This report documents results of the decision analysis.

Krupa, J.F.

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MOBILE SYSTEMS FOR DILUTION OF HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM AND URANIUM CONTAINING COMPONENTS  

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A mobile melt-dilute (MMD) module for the treatment of aluminum research reactor spent fuel is being developed. The process utilizes a closed system approach to retain fission products/gases inside a sealed canister after treatment. The MMD process melts and dilutes spent fuel with depleted uranium to obtain a fissile fraction of less than 0.2. The final ingot is solidified inside the sealed canister and can be stored safely either wet or dry until final disposition or reprocessing. The MMD module can be staged at or near the research reactor fuel storage sites to facilitate the melt-dilute treatment of the spent fuel into a stable non-proliferable form.

Adams, T

2007-05-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Coexistence of Ising cluster excitations and intracluster excitations in diluted Ising magnets  

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To elucidate magnetic excitations in diluted Ising magnets over the entire magnetic concentration, we performed neutron inelastic-scattering experiments on two-dimensional diluted Ising magnets Rb2CocMg1-cF4, (c=0.1,0.2,0.3,0.4,0.5,0.58), whose magnetic concentration was below the percolation threshold. We found that Ising cluster excitations and intracluster excitations coexist over the entire concentration region, and that the scattering intensities from these different origins change with the concentration.

Hironobu Ikeda and Kenji Ohoyama

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prompt neutron decay constants in uranium diluted with matrix material systems  

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Rossi-Alpha measurements were performed on uranium diluted with matrix material systems to determine the prompt neutron decay constants. These constants represent an eigenvalue characteristic of these particular critical assemblies, which can be experimentally measured by the Rossi-Alpha or pulse neutron source techniques and calculated by a deterministic or Monte Carlo method. In the measurements presented in this summary, highly enriched foils diluted in various X/{sup 235}U ratios with polyethylene and SiO{sub 2}, and polyethylene and aluminum were assembled to a high multiplication and the prompt neutron decay constants were obtained by the Rossi-Alpha technique.

Sanchez, R. G. (Rene G.); Loaiza, D. J. (David J.); Brunson, G. S. (Glenn S.)

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Long-Range Order of Dilute Rare-Earth Spin Ensemble Revealed with Cavity QED  

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This work demonstrates strong coupling regime between an Erbium ion spin ensemble and Hybrid Cavity-Whispering Gallery Modes in a Yttrium Aluminium Garnet dielectric crystal. Coupling strengths of $220$~MHz and mode quality factors in excess of $10^6$ are demonstrated. The spin ensemble exhibits memory effects as well as remnant magnetisation. A qualitative change of system magnetic field response between 190 and 445mK is interpreted as a phase transition. This work is the first observation of the long range order in an ensemble of dilute Rare-Earth impurities similar to the phenomenon of dilute ferromagnetism in semiconductors.

W. G. Farr; M. Goryachev; J. M. le Floch; P. Bushev; M. E. Tobar

2014-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Galvanic corrosion of structural aluminum coupled with mild steel in a dilute sodium dichromate electrolyte  

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or the requirement for' the deqr, e of MASTER OF SCIl-NCI= Jaruary IgiO Major Sub ect: Civii I. ngineering GALVANIC CORROSION GF STRUCTURAI. ALUMINUM COUPLED WITH MILD STI:EL IN A DILUTE SODIUii DICIIROMA1'E ELECTROLTTE A Thesis ROBERT FRANKLIN FORD, JR.... Approved as to style and content by: + ~J Co-Chairman of Commii:t C Co-Chair n of Committe~e Member+ I Head of D=p rtm t) Januar; IDIO ABSTRACT Calvanic Corrosion of Structural Aluminum Coup'led with Mild Steel in a Dilute Sodium Dichromate...

Ford, Robert Franklin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementation of data acquisition interface using on-board field-programmable gate array (FPGA) universal serial bus (USB) link  

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Typically a system consists of hardware as the controller and software which is installed in the personal computer (PC). In the effective nuclear detection, the hardware involves the detection setup and the electronics used, with the software consisting of analysis tools and graphical display on PC. A data acquisition interface is necessary to enable the communication between the controller hardware and PC. Nowadays, Universal Serial Bus (USB) has become a standard connection method for computer peripherals and has replaced many varieties of serial and parallel ports. However the implementation of USB is complex. This paper describes the implementation of data acquisition interface between a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) board and a PC by exploiting the USB link of the FPGA board. The USB link is based on an FTDI chip which allows direct access of input and output to the Joint Test Action Group (JTAG) signals from a USB host and a complex programmable logic device (CPLD) with a 24 MHz clock input to the USB link. The implementation and results of using the USB link of FPGA board as the data interfacing are discussed.

Yussup, N.; Ibrahim, M. M.; Lombigit, L.; Rahman, N. A. A.; Zin, M. R. M. [Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia), Bangi, 43000 KAJANG (Malaysia)

2014-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

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COARSENING AND SELF-ORGANIZATION IN DILUTE DIBLOCK COPOLYMER MELTS AND MIXTURES  

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COARSENING AND SELF-ORGANIZATION IN DILUTE DIBLOCK COPOLYMER MELTS AND MIXTURES KARL GLASNER RUSTUM, on the other hand, is responsible for producing self-organized patterns. We construct approximations based upon incompatible [9]. Block copoly- mers, on the other hand, are inhomogeneous chain molecules composed of two

Glasner, Karl B.

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Viscosity and longest relaxation time of semi-dilute polymer solutions. I. Good solvent  

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1185 Viscosity and longest relaxation time of semi-dilute polymer solutions. I. Good solvent M expliqués par un modèle de reptation classique. Abstract. 2014 The zero shear viscosity and longest concentration (4 c/c* 70), we find that : 2014 both the relative viscosity ~r and the longest relaxation time TR

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Solvation Phenomena in Dilute Solutions: Formal, Experimental Evidence, and Modeling Implications  

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We review the fundamentals underlying a general molecular-based formalism for the microscopic interpretation of the solvation phenomena involving sparingly soluble solutes in compressible media, an approach that hinges around the unambiguous splitting of the species correlation function integrals into short-(finite) and long-ranged (diverging) contributions at infinite dilution, where this condition is taken as the reference system for the derivation of composition expansions. Then, we invoke the formalism (a) to illustrate the well-behaved nature of the solvation contributions to the mechanical partial molecular properties of solutes at infinite dilution, (b) to guide the development of, and provide molecular-based support to, the macroscopic modeling of high-temperature dilute aqueous-electrolyte solutions, (c) to study solvation effects on the kinetic rate constants of reactions in near-critical solvents in an attempt to understand from a microscopic perspective the macroscopic evidence regarding the thermodynamic pressure effects, and (d) to interpret the microscopic mechanism behind synergistic solvation effects involving either co-solutes or co-solvents, and provide a molecular argument on the unsuitability of the van der Waals one-fluid (vdW-1f) mixing rules for the 2 description of weakly attractive solutes in compressible solvents. Finally, we develop thermodynamically consistent perturbation expansions, around the infinite dilution reference, for the species residual properties in binary and ternary mixtures, and discuss the theoretical and modeling implications behind ad hoc first-order truncated expansions.

Chialvo, Ariel A [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Henry's law, surface tension, and surface adsorption in dilute binary mixtures  

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Henry's law, surface tension, and surface adsorption in dilute binary mixtures Akira Onukia. The solute partitioning between gas and liquid Henry's law and the surface tension change are discussed fraction X and the temperature-derivative / T cx,p of the surface tension at fixed pressure p

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hal00272925, SURFACE TENSION IN THE DILUTE ISING MODEL. THE WULFF  

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hal­00272925, version 1 ­ 14 Apr 2008 SURFACE TENSION IN THE DILUTE ISING MODEL. THE WULFF CONSTRUCTION. MARC WOUTS Abstract. We study the surface tension and the phenomenon of phase coexistence in probability (with respect to random couplings) of surface tension and analyze its large deviations : upper

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Impact of N2 dilution on combustion and emissions in a spark ignition CNG engine  

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Abstract In order to reduce \\{NOx\\} (nitrogen oxides) emissions, N2 (nitrogen) was introduced as dilution gas to dilute mixture with a specially-designed injection device. The impacts of varying N2 DR (dilution ratio) on the combustion and the exhaust emissions were investigated, including engine heat release rate, indicator diagram, NOx, CO (carbon monoxide), THC (total hydrocarbon) emissions and so on. For this study, a modified 6.6 L CNG (compressed natural gas) engine was tested and N2 was injected into the end of intake manifold by a specially-designed device. The results showed that N2 dilution has a significant influence on the combustion and the exhaust emissions. With the rise of N2 DR, the maximum of pressure in cylinder and the maximum of heat release rate exhibited decrease trends, the centre of heat release curve showed a moving backward tendency. Higher N2 DR exhibited lower \\{NOx\\} (17–81%) emissions, but higher emissions of THC (3–78%) and CO (1–28%). The change of BSFC (brake specific fuel consumption) can be ignored with N2 DR no more than 167%. Satisfactory results can be obtained, with lower \\{NOx\\} (31%) emissions, lower BSFC (0.5%), and relatively higher THC (6%) and CO (1%) emissions, when N2 DR is 67%.

Zhongshu Wang; Hongbin Zuo; Zhongchang Liu; Weifeng Li; Huili Dou

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling dilute sediment suspension using large-eddy simulation with a dynamic mixed model  

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Modeling dilute sediment suspension using large-eddy simulation with a dynamic mixed model Yi Transport of suspended sediment in high Reynolds number channel flows Re=O 600 000 is simulated using large-eddy simulation along with a dynamic-mixed model DMM . Because the modeled sediment concentration is low

Fringer, Oliver B.

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Spin-polarized current oscillations in diluted magnetic semiconductor multiple quantum wells Manuel Bejar,1  

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. The transport properties of Mn-based heterostructures have been studied10 including miniband transportSpin-polarized current oscillations in diluted magnetic semiconductor multiple quantum wells Manuel. The spin polarization oscillates in both magnetic and nonmagnetic quantum wells and the time average

Sánchez, David

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Chain elongation with reactor microbiomes: upgrading dilute ethanol to medium-chain carboxylates  

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through a reversed b-oxidation pathway.6­8 This bacterium uses ethanol as a source of carbon, energy for elongation by C. kluyveri, one molecule of ethanol is oxidized to acetic acid for metabolic energy.6 OpenChain elongation with reactor microbiomes: upgrading dilute ethanol to medium-chain carboxylates

Angenent, Lars T.

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Tuning the optical properties of dilute nitride site controlled quantum dots  

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We show that deterministic control of the properties of pyramidal site-controlled quantum dots (QD) could be achieved by exposing the QD layer to nitrogen precursor unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine (UDMHy). The properties that could be tuned include an expected emission reduction in dilute nitride materials, excitonic pattern (biexciton binding energy) and improved carrier confinement potential symmetry (reduced fine-structure splitting)

Juska, G.; Dimastrodonato, V.; Mereni, L. O.; Gocalinska, A.; Pelucchi, E. [Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Lee Maltings, Cork (Ireland)

2013-12-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Storage of Dressed Chinook Salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, in Refrigerated Freshwater, Diluted Seawater, Seawater, and in Ice  

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Storage of Dressed Chinook Salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, in Refrigerated Freshwater, Diluted Seawater, Seawater, and in Ice M. N. BRONSTEIN, R. J. PRICE, E. M. STRANGE, E. F. MELVIN, C. M. DEWEES mixtures of seawater and freshwater, refrigerated seawater, and chilled mixtures of seawater and ice

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Noise-Induced Intermittency in a Convecting Dilute Solution of He3 in Superfluid He4  

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Measurements on a convecting dilute He3-superfluid-He4 solution show a transition from periodic to chaotic behavior via intermittency. In a region near but below the onset of intermittency, injection of external noise greater than some threshold value induces chaos.

H. Haucke; R. E. Ecke; Y. Maeno; J. C. Wheatley

1984-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of iron dilution on strength of nickel/steel and Monel/steel welds  

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The weld strength, as a function of iron content, for nickel/steel and Monel/steel welds was determined. Samples were prepared using a Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) automatic process to weld steel plate together with nickel or Monel to produce a range of iron contents typical of weld compositions. Tensile specimens of each iron content were tested to obtain strength and ductility measurements for that weld composition. Data indicate that at iron contents of less than 20% iron in a nickel/steel weld, the weld fails at the weld interface, due to a lack of fusion. Between 20% and 35% iron, the highest iron dilution that could be achieved in a nickel weld, the welds were stronger than the steel base metal. This indicates that a minimum amount of iron dilution (20%) is necessary for good fusion and optimum strength. On the other hand for Monel/steel welds, test results showed that the welds had good strength and integrity between 10% and 27% iron in the weld. Above 35% iron, the welds have less strength and are more brittle. The 35% iron content also corresponds to the iron dilution in Monel welds that has been shown to produce an increase in corrosion rate. This indicates that the iron dilution in Monel welds should be kept below 35% iron to maximize both the strength and corrosion resistance. 2 refs., 6 figs., 3 tabs.

Fout, S.L.; Wamsley, S.D.

1983-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnetic quenching of time-reversed light in photorefractive diluted magnetic semiconductors M. Dinu, I. Miotkowski, and D. D. Nolte  

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Magnetic quenching of time-reversed light in photorefractive diluted magnetic semiconductors M 47907-1396 Received 18 February 1998 Magnetic fields selectively quench phase conjugation during photorefractive four-wave mixing experiments in the diluted magnetic semiconductor Cd1 xMnxTe. Phase conjugation

Nolte, David D.

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Evaluation of Wet Chemical ICP-AES Elemental Analysis Methods usingSimulated Hanford Waste Samples-Phase I Interim Report  

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The wet chemistry digestion method development for providing process control elemental analyses of the Hanford Tank Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Melter Feed Preparation Vessel (MFPV) samples is divided into two phases: Phase I consists of: (1) optimizing digestion methods as a precursor to elemental analyses by ICP-AES techniques; (2) selecting methods with the desired analytical reliability and speed to support the nine-hour or less turnaround time requirement of the WTP; and (3) providing baseline comparison to the laser ablation (LA) sample introduction technique for ICP-AES elemental analyses that is being developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL). Phase II consists of: (1) Time-and-Motion study of the selected methods from Phase I with actual Hanford waste or waste simulants in shielded cell facilities to ensure that the methods can be performed remotely and maintain the desired characteristics; and (2) digestion of glass samples prepared from actual Hanford Waste tank sludge for providing comparative results to the LA Phase II study. Based on the Phase I testing discussed in this report, a tandem digestion approach consisting of sodium peroxide fusion digestions carried out in nickel crucibles and warm mixed-acid digestions carried out in plastic bottles has been selected for Time-and-Motion study in Phase II. SRNL experience with performing this analytical approach in laboratory hoods indicates that well-trained cell operator teams will be able to perform the tandem digestions in five hours or less. The selected approach will produce two sets of solutions for analysis by ICP-AES techniques. Four hours would then be allocated for performing the ICP-AES analyses and reporting results to meet the nine-hour or less turnaround time requirement. The tandem digestion approach will need to be performed in two separate shielded analytical cells by two separate cell operator teams in order to achieve the nine-hour or less turnaround time. Because of the simplicity of the warm mixed-acid method, a well-trained cell operator team may in time be able to perform both sets of digestions. However, having separate shielded cells for each of the methods is prudent to avoid overcrowding problems that would impede a minimal turnaround time.

Coleman, Charles J.; Edwards, Thomas B.

2005-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Topographical differences in soil N transformation using15N dilution method along a slope in a conifer plantation forest in Japan  

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Soil N transformation was investigated using15N dilution method along a slope on a conifer plantation forest. Although there was no significant difference in...15N dilution method showed a distinct difference not...

Naoko Tokuchi; Muneto Hirobe; Keisuke Koba

2000-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of the processes induced by nitrogen dilution on the photodissociation of silane and disilane at 193 nm  

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We compare the influence of the dilution of silane and disilane in nitrogen during laser photodissociation to produce silicon at 193 nm, at room temperature in a static reaction chamber. The experimental results show that the conversion of the reactant gas and its deposition yield can be controlled by varying adequately the extent of dilution. So, two total pressure regions have been observed, independent of the dilution: below 40–50 Torr, the variations of stable species concentration are very important but above these values the variation in the dilution rate has practically no effects on their concentrations. In the first region, during the silane photodissociation at the initial reactant pressure below 5 Torr, the conversion of silane increases with increasing dilution, and at higher initial reactant pressure the conversion of silane tends to rise only a little. In contrast, at any initial reactant pressure, the conversion of disilane during its photodecomposition decreases with increasing dilution. In the second region, the concentration of each stable gaseous species tends to reach a pressure stationary-state. For both the silane and disilane photodissociation, the deposition yield of silicon increases with decreasing the initial reactant gas pressure and it reaches a pressure stationary-state above 50% dilution; but in all the cases, it is greater in disilane photolysis than that of silane. A simple kinetic model is proposed for which the computed results predict the time-evolution of gas composition and amount of silicon deposited.

B. Aka; E. Boch

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure of finite-RSB asymptotic Gibbs measures in the diluted spin glass models  

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We suggest a possible approach to proving the M\\'ezard-Parisi formula for the free energy in the diluted spin glass models, such as diluted K-spin or random K-sat model at any positive temperature. In the main contribution of the paper, we show that a certain small modification of the Hamiltonian in any of these models forces all finite-RSB asymptotic Gibbs measures in the sense of the overlaps to satisfy the M\\'ezard-Parisi ansatz for the distribution of spins. Unfortunately, what is still missing is a description of the general full-RSB asymptotic Gibbs measures. If one could show that the general case can be approximated by finite-RSB case in the right sense then one could a posteriori remove the small modification of the Hamiltonian to recover the M\\'ezard-Parisi formula for the original model.

Dmitry Panchenko

2014-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Inert Dilution and Preheating Temperature on Lean Flammability Limit of Syngas  

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Lean flammability limits (LFL) of syngas mixtures were measured at different levels of inert dilution and unburned gas preheating temperatures using a counter-flow flame burner. ... The syngas and air are then premixed within a mixing chamber before being injected into the counter-flow burners. ... (45) Multicomponent transport was used in the calculation to account for the Soret effect, which generally enhance the burning intensity of lean syngas flame. ...

Suhui Li; Yang Zhang; Xiaolong Qiu; Bo Li; Hai Zhang

2014-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerosol dilution and dispersion at the Nuclear Science Center confinement building  

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Experiments Release 4 1, Reactor Pool Area Release tt' 2, Irradiation CelL Release 4 3. Beam Port 4 Flow Rate Measurements. CHAPTER III SAMPLING SYSTEM CALIBRATION Introduction Equipment Air Sampler. GMA Chemical Cartridge Efficiency Determination... 52 LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page 2. 1 Flow Rate Measurements. 22 3. 1 Efficiency Calibration. The statistical counting error at the 90% confidence level is given for each determination. 33 4. 1 Reactor Bridge Dilution Factors. The statistical...

Contreras Gonzalez, Yenny Rose

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Semiclassical Approximation for Non-Abelian Field Strength Correlators in the Instanton Dilute Gas Model  

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Field strength correlators are semi-classically evaluated in the dilute gas model of non-Abelian sources (instantons) and compared with lattice data for QCD at zero temperature. We show that one of the Euclidean invariant, tensorial structures vanishes for configurations being purely selfdual or anti-selfdual. We compute the invariant functions contributing to the correlators within the two lowest orders in an instanton density expansion. Fitting instanton size and density for quenched and full QCD, we obtain a reasonable description.

E. -M. Ilgenfritz; B. V. Martemyanov; S. V. Molodtsov; M. Müller--Preussker; Yu. A. Simonov

1997-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Argon Dilution on the Translational and Rotational Temperatures of SiH in Silane and Disilane Plasmas  

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The effects of argon dilution on the translational and rotational temperatures of SiH in both silane and disilane plasmas have been investigated using the imaging of radicals interacting with surfaces (IRIS) technique. The average rotational temperature ...

Jie Zhou; Jianming Zhang; Ellen R. Fisher

2005-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental study on the spatial distribution of particle rotation in the upper dilute zone of a cold CFB riser  

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Particle rotation plays an important role in gas-solid flows. This paper presents an experimental investigation on the spatial distribution of average rotation speed for glass beads in the upper dilute zone of a ...

Xue-cheng Wu; Qin-hui Wang; Chen Tian…

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office Merit Review 2014: High-Dilution Stoichiometric Gasoline Direct-Injection (SGDI) Combustion Control Development  

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Presentation given by Oak Ridge National Laboratory at 2014 DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting about high-dilution...

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Instability of dilute poly(ethylene-oxide) solutions Y. Layec and M.-N. Layec-Raphalen  

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L-121 Instability of dilute poly(ethylene-oxide) solutions Y. Layec and M.-N. Layec property. Poly- (ethylene-oxide) (PEO) is one such water-soluble polymer largely used in turbulent flows [1

Boyer, Edmond

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Assessment of effective parameters on dilution using approximate reasoning methods in longwall mining method, Iran coal mines  

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Approximately more than 90% of all coal production in Iranian underground mines is derived directly longwall mining method. Out of seam dilution is one of the essential problems in these mines. Therefore the dilution can impose the additional cost of mining and milling. As a result, recognition of the effective parameters on the dilution has a remarkable role in industry. In this way, this paper has analyzed the influence of 13 parameters (attributed variables) versus the decision attribute (dilution value), so that using two approximate reasoning methods, namely Rough Set Theory (RST) and Self Organizing Neuro- Fuzzy Inference System (SONFIS) the best rules on our collected data sets has been extracted. The other benefit of later methods is to predict new unknown cases. So, the reduced sets (reducts) by RST have been obtained. Therefore the emerged results by utilizing mentioned methods shows that the high sensitive variables are thickness of layer, length of stope, rate of advance, number of miners, type of...

Owladeghaffari, H; Saeedi, G H R

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory studies of 2H evaporator scale dissolution in dilute nitric acid  

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The rate of 2H evaporator scale solids dissolution in dilute nitric acid has been experimentally evaluated under laboratory conditions in the SRNL shielded cells. The 2H scale sample used for the dissolution study came from the bottom of the evaporator cone section and the wall section of the evaporator cone. The accumulation rate of aluminum and silicon, assumed to be the two principal elemental constituents of the 2H evaporator scale aluminosilicate mineral, were monitored in solution. Aluminum and silicon concentration changes, with heating time at a constant oven temperature of 90 deg C, were used to ascertain the extent of dissolution of the 2H evaporator scale mineral. The 2H evaporator scale solids, assumed to be composed of mostly aluminosilicate mineral, readily dissolves in 1.5 and 1.25 M dilute nitric acid solutions yielding principal elemental components of aluminum and silicon in solution. The 2H scale dissolution rate constant, based on aluminum accumulation in 1.5 and 1.25 M dilute nitric acid solution are, respectively, 9.21E-04 ± 6.39E-04 min{sup -1} and 1.07E-03 ± 7.51E-05 min{sup -1}. Silicon accumulation rate in solution does track the aluminum accumulation profile during the first few minutes of scale dissolution. It however diverges towards the end of the scale dissolution. This divergence therefore means the aluminum-to-silicon ratio in the first phase of the scale dissolution (non-steady state conditions) is different from the ratio towards the end of the scale dissolution. Possible causes of this change in silicon accumulation in solution as the scale dissolution progresses may include silicon precipitation from solution or the 2H evaporator scale is a heterogeneous mixture of aluminosilicate minerals with several impurities. The average half-life for the decomposition of the 2H evaporator scale mineral in 1.5 M nitric acid is 12.5 hours, while the half-life for the decomposition of the 2H evaporator scale in 1.25 M nitric acid is 10.8 hours. Based on averaging the two half-lives from the 2H scale acid dissolution in 1.25 and 1.5 M nitric acid solutions, a reasonable half-live for the dissolution of 2H scales in dilute nitric acid is 11.7 ± 1.3 hours. The plant operational time for chemically cleaning (soaking) the 2H evaporator with dilute nitric acid is 32 hours. It therefore may require about 3 half-lives or less to completely dissolve most of the scales in the Evaporator pot which come into contact with the dilute nitric acid solution. On a mass basis, the Al-to-Si ratio for the scale dissolution in 1.5 M nitric acid averaged 1.30 ± 0.20 and averaged 1.18 ± 0.10 for the 2H scale dissolution in 1.25 M nitric acid. These aluminum-to-silicon ratios are in fairly good agreement with ratios from previous studies. Therefore, there is still more aluminum in the 2H evaporator scales than silicon which implies that there are no significant changes in scale properties which will exclude nitric acid as a viable protic solvent for aluminosilicate scale buildup dissolution from the 2H evaporator. Overall, the monitoring of the scale decomposition reaction in 1.25 and 1.5 M nitric acid may be better ascertained through the determination of aluminum concentration in solution than monitoring silicon in solution. Silicon solution chemistry may lead to partial precipitating of silicon with time as the scale and acid solution is heated.

Oji, L.

2014-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Time-dependent gas phase kinetics in a hydrogen diluted silane plasma  

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The gas phase kinetics in a high-pressure hydrogen diluted silane plasma has been studied at time scales of 10{sup -2}-6x10{sup 2} s. The time-resolved gas phase composition shows the following kinetics at different time scales: silane decomposition and polysilane generation in < or approx. 2x10{sup -1} s, nanoparticle formation and plasma density reduction in 10{sup -1}-10{sup 0} s, polysilane accumulation in 10{sup 0}-10{sup 2} s, and silane depletion and electrode heating in > or approx. 10{sup 1} s. Disilane radicals are implied to be the dominant film precursors in addition to silyl radicals.

Nunomura, S.; Kondo, M. [Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568 (Japan); Yoshida, I. [Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 1-1-1 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8568 (Japan); Advanced Photovoltaics Development Center, Advanced Energy Research Center, Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., 108 Ohmori, Anpachi-cho, Anpachi-gun, Gifu 503-0195 (Japan)

2009-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of Emissions from a Syngas Flame Using Micromixing and Dilution with CO2  

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Hydrogen-rich syngas can be burned stably in the designed combustor, and each suite of nozzles forms a flame surface. ... The smaller dilution ratio and the higher fuel heating value means the fuel can be burned quickly after it leaves the nozzles, resulting in strong heat release in the frontal section of the burner. ... There are, however, gaps in the fundamental understanding of syngas combustion and emissions, as most previous research has focused on flames burning individual fuel components such as H2 and CH4, rather than syngas mixts. ...

Yongsheng Zhang; Tianming Yang; Xueqi Liu; Long Tian; Zhongguang Fu; Kai Zhang

2012-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Weak localization of dilute 2D electrons in undoped GaAs heterostructures.  

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The temperature dependence of the resistivity and magnetoresistance of dilute 2D electrons are reported. The temperature dependence of the resistivity can be qualitatively described through phonon and ionized impurity scattering. While the temperature dependence indicates no ln(T) increase in the resistance, a sharp negative magnetoresistance feature is observed at small magnetic fields. This is shown to arise from weak localization. At very low density, we believe weak localization is still present, but cannot separate it from other effects that cause magnetoresistance in the semi-classical regime.

Seamons, John Andrew; Lilly, Michael Patrick; Reno, John Louis; Bielejec, Edward Salvador

2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

222

Concentration of light organic compounds from dilute aqueous solutions by adsorption on bound silicalite  

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conventional distillation with a reflux ratio of 1. 5 R;? for the same separation. Approximately 10. 3 MJ L of the 21. 7 MJ L can be recycled to other processes such as stillage drying so the actual energy consumed is 11. 4 M J L . The intermediate heat pump... which is hydrophilic. The adsorption of water by the binder increases the energy needed to regenerate the column and dilutes the ethanol product. This occurrence is eliminated by using a. hydrophobic binder to attach the Silicalite to heat exchanger...

Flores, Kathryn Louise

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Diluted ferromagnetic semiconductor Li(Zn,Mn)P with decoupled charge and spin doping  

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We report the discovery of a diluted magnetic semiconductor, Li(Zn,Mn)P, in which charge and spin are introduced independently via lithium off-stoichiometry and the isovalent substitution of Mn2+ for Zn2+, respectively. Isostructural to (Ga,Mn)As, Li(Zn,Mn)P was found to be a p-type ferromagnetic semiconductor with excess lithium providing charge doping. First-principles calculations indicate that excess Li is favored to partially occupy the Zn site, leading to hole doping. Ferromagnetism with Curie temperature up to 34 K is achieved while the system still shows semiconducting transport behavior.

Z. Deng; K. Zhao; B. Gu; W. Han; J. L. Zhu; X. C. Wang; X. Li; Q. Q. Liu; R. C. Yu; T. Goko; B. Frandsen; L. Liu; Jinsong Zhang; Yayu Wang; F. L. Ning; S. Maekawa; Y. J. Uemura; C. Q. Jin

2013-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

224

Anisotropic exchange coupling in diluted magnetic semiconductors: Ab initio spin-density functional theory  

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A different scheme to calculate the exchange tensor J?ij describing in a phenomenological way the anisotropic exchange coupling of two moments in a magnetically ordered system is presented. The ab initio approach is based on spin-polarized relativistic multiple-scattering theory within the framework of spin-density functional theory. The scheme is applied to ferromagnetic CrTe as well as the diluted magnetic semiconductor system Ga1?xMnxAs. In the latter case the results show that there is a noticeable anisotropy in the exchange coupling present, although not as pronounced as those suggested in recent theoretical investigations.

H. Ebert and S. Mankovsky

2009-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

225

Infinite dilution activity coefficient and vapour liquid equilibrium measurements for dimethylsulphide and tetrahydrothiophene with hydrocarbons  

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The activity coefficients at infinite dilution (??) of dimethylsulphide (DMS) in four hydrocarbon solvents were measured using the dilutor technique at temperatures between 288 K and 303 K. The four hydrocarbons were hexane, 1-hexene, 2,2,4-trimethylpentane and 2,4,4-trimethyl-1-pentene. The dilutor technique is based on the stripping of the highly diluted solute, i.e. DMS, by a constant flow of inert gas. The gas composition was analysed by gas chromatography and the rate of solute removal was calculated from the area of the peaks. In addition, a static total pressure apparatus was used to measure the vapour–liquid equilibrium of the binary systems of propane + DMS and propane + tetrahydrothiophene at 293 K and 313 K. In the static total pressure method, the analysis of the constituent phases is avoided. The systems’ components were injected to the equilibrium cell in known amounts. The composition of the liquid and vapour phase was calculated from the measured temperature and total pressure. The parameters for the Wilson activity coefficient model were regressed. When possible, a comparison between our experimental results and data found in the literature was performed.

Piia Haimi; Petri Uusi-Kyyny; Juha-Pekka Pokki; Ville Alopaeus

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

In situ LA–MC–ICP–MS boron isotope and zircon U–Pb age determinations of Paleoproterozoic borate deposits in Liaoning Province, northeastern China  

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Abstract A large number of Paleoproterozoic borate deposits are hosted by the lower units of a volcanic-sedimentary sequence in Liaoning Province, northeastern China, and are a major source of boron in China. The ore-bearing wall rocks in the deposits are serpentinized ultrabasic rocks and carbonates, with layered leptynites, leptites, amphibolites, and migmatites adjacent to the ore. Both the borate ores and country rocks contain tourmaline, although the country rocks have much lower abundances of the mineral. Based on in situ boron isotope measurements using laser ablation–multi-collector–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (LA–MC–ICP–MS), boron isotope data show that: (1) ?11B values of borate ores range from + 6.8‰ to + 13.9‰ (mean + 10.8‰); (2) tourmalines from the borate ores have ?11B values from + 9.5‰ to + 12.7‰; and (3) the wall rocks within the borate ores yield slightly lower ?11B values ranging from + 5.7‰ to + 7.6‰, and those outside the deposits from ? 9.9‰ to ? 5.9‰. Positive ?11B values in borates as well as in tourmalines inside the mining area indicate that boron in these Paleoproterozoic borate deposits was derived from marine evaporites. ?34SV-CDT (where V-CDT is Vienna Canyon Diablo Troilite) values of borate ores, serpentinized marbles, and anhydrites range from + 16.1‰ to + 24.7‰, whereas ?13CV-PDB (where V-PDB is Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite) values of marbles range from + 3.2‰ to + 5.9‰. These isotopic characteristics are interpreted to reflect formation in a marine evaporative environment. LA–MC–ICP–MS zircon weighted207Pb/206Pb ages of leptite and serpentinized olivine basalt from the hanging wall of the borate deposits are 2139 ± 13 Ma and 2130 ± 19 Ma, respectively. Therefore, the (~ 2.2 Ga) borate deposits may have originated from marine evaporative boron-bearing sediments, which were interbedded within bimodal volcanic rocks during the early stages of development of the Liaoji rift.

Guyue Hu; Yanhe Li; Changfu Fan; Kejun Hou; Yue Zhao; Lingsen Zeng

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Specific Heat of the Dilute Ising Magnet LiHoxY1xF4 J. A. Quilliam,1,2  

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Specific Heat of the Dilute Ising Magnet LiHoxY1ĂżxF4 J. A. Quilliam,1,2 C. G. A. Mugford,1,2 A 2006; published 18 January 2007) We present specific heat data on three samples of the dilute Ising [2]. The material LiHoxY1ĂżxF4 is a nearly perfect example of a dilute, dipolar-coupled Ising magnet

Le Roy, Robert J.

228

Effects of Dilute Acid Pretreatment on Cellulose DP and the Relationship Between DP Reduction and Cellulose Digestibility  

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The degree of polymerization(DP) of cellulose is considered to be one of the most important properties affecting the enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose. Various pure cellulosic and biomass materials have been used in a study of the effect of dilute acid treatment on cellulose DP. A substantial reduction in DP was found for all pure cellulosic materials studied even at conditions that would be considered relatively mild for pretreatment. The effect of dilute acid pretreatment on cellulose DP in biomass samples was also investigated. Corn stover pretreated with dilute acid under the most optimal conditions contained cellulose with a DPw in the range of 1600{approx}3500, which is much higher than the level-off DP(DPw 150{approx}300) obtained with pure celluloses. The effect of DP reduction on the saccharification of celluloses was also studied. From this study it does not appear that cellulose DP is a main factor affecting cellulose saccharification.

Wang, W.; Chen, X.; Tucker, M.; Himmel, M. E.; Johnson, D. K.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Room-Temperature Ferromagnetism in a II-VI Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Zn1-xCrxTe  

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The magnetic and magneto-optical properties of a Cr-doped II-VI semiconductor ZnTe were investigated. Magnetic circular dichroism measurements showed a strong interaction between the sp carriers and localized d spins, indicating that Zn1-xCrxTe is a diluted magnetic semiconductor. The Curie temperature of the film with x=0.20 was estimated to be 300±10???K, which is the highest value ever reported for a diluted magnetic semiconductor in which sp-d interactions were confirmed. In spite of its high Curie temperature, Zn1-xCrxTe film shows semiconducting electrical transport properties.

H. Saito; V. Zayets; S. Yamagata; K. Ando

2003-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

230

Transition and self-sustained turbulence in dilute suspensions of finite-size particles  

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We study the transition to turbulence of channel flow of finite-size particle suspensions at low volume fraction, i.e. $\\Phi \\approx 0.001$. The critical Reynolds number above which turbulence is sustained reduces to $Re \\approx 1675$, in the presence of few particles, independently of the initial condition, a value lower than that of the corresponding single-phase flow, i.e. $Re\\approx1775$. In the dilute suspension, the initial arrangement of the particles is important to trigger the transition at a fixed Reynolds number and particle volume fraction. As in single phase flows, streamwise elongated disturbances are initially induced in the flow. If particles can induce oblique disturbances with high enough energy within a certain time, the streaks breakdown, flow experiences the transition to turbulence and the particle trajectories become chaotic. Otherwise, the streaks decay in time and the particles immigrate towards the channel core in a laminar flow.

Lashgari, Iman; Brandt, Luca

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Production of levulinic acid from glucosamine by dilute-acid catalyzed hydrothermal process  

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Abstract Glucosamine is a basic unit of the chitin/chitosan structure, which is derived from crustacean (e.g. crab, shrimp) and insect shells. In this study, the production of levulinic acid (LA) from glucosamine via dilute-acid-catalyzed hydrothermal hydrolysis was investigated. Among the reaction conditions, reaction temperature, reaction time, and substrate concentration were more effective than catalyst concentration. The optimal conditions for LA production, as determined by the response-surface methodology (RSM), were as follows: 188 °C reaction temperature, 4 wt% catalyst concentration, 49 min reaction time, 120 g/L substrate concentration. Under these conditions, the LA yield was 30.3 g/L (25.3 wt%), while the 5-HMF concentration was zero. These results might provide basic knowledge essential to the production of valuable chemicals derivable from renewable marine resources and utilizable as fuel additives and polymer building blocks.

Gwi-Taek Jeong

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Medium effects and the shear viscosity of the dilute Fermi gas away from the conformal limit  

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We study the shear viscosity of a dilute Fermi gas as a function of the scattering length in the vicinity of the unitarity limit. The calculation is based on kinetic theory, which provides a systematic approach to transport properties in the limit in which the fugacity $z=n\\lambda^3/2$ is small. Here, $n$ is the density of the gas and $\\lambda$ is the thermal wave length of the fermions. At leading order in the fugacity expansion the shear viscosity is independent of density, and the minimum shear viscosity is achieved at unitarity. At the next order medium effects modify the scattering amplitude as well as the quasi-particle energy and velocity. We show that these effects shift the minimum of the shear viscosity to the Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) side of the resonance, in agreement with the result of recent experiments.

Bluhm, Marcus

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

High Xylose Yields from Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Corn Stover Under Process-Relevant Conditions  

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Pretreatment experiments were carried out to demonstrate high xylose yields at high solids loadings in two different batch pretreatment reactors under process-relevant conditions. Corn stover was pretreated with dilute sulfuric acid using a 4-l Steam Digester and a 4-l stirred ZipperClave{reg_sign} reactor. Solids were loaded at 45% dry matter (wt/wt) after sulfuric acid catalyst impregnation using nominal particle sizes of either 6 or 18 mm. Pretreatment was carried out at temperatures between 180 and 200 C at residence times of either 90 or 105 s. Results demonstrate an ability to achieve high xylose yields (>80%) over a range of pretreatment conditions, with performance showing little dependence on particle size or pretreatment reactor type. The high xylose yields are attributed to effective catalyst impregnation and rapid rates of heat transfer during pretreatment.

Weiss, N. D.; Nagle, N. J.; Tucker, M. P.; Elander, R. T.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

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

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

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

2012-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

235

Polarization-preserving confocal microscope for optical experiments in a dilution refrigerator with high magnetic field  

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We present the design and operation of a fiber-based cryogenic confocal microscope. It is designed as a compact cold-finger that fits inside the bore of a superconducting magnet, and which is a modular unit that can be easily swapped between use in a dilution refrigerator and other cryostats. We aimed at application in quantum optical experiments with electron spins in semiconductors and the design has been optimized for driving with, and detection of optical fields with well-defined polarizations. This was implemented with optical access via a polarization maintaining fiber together with Voigt geometry at the cold finger, which circumvents Faraday rotations in the optical components in high magnetic fields. Our unit is versatile for use in experiments that measure photoluminescence, reflection, or transmission, as we demonstrate with a quantum optical experiment with an ensemble of donor-bound electrons in a thin GaAs film.

Maksym Sladkov; M. P. Bakker; A. U. Chaubal; D. Reuter; A. D. Wieck; C. H. van der Wal

2010-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

236

Polarization-preserving confocal microscope for optical experiments in a dilution refrigerator with high magnetic field  

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We present the design and operation of a fiber-based cryogenic confocal microscope. It is designed as a compact cold-finger that fits inside the bore of a superconducting magnet, and which is a modular unit that can be easily swapped between use in a dilution refrigerator and other cryostats. We aimed at application in quantum optical experiments with electron spins in semiconductors and the design has been optimized for driving with, and detection of optical fields with well-defined polarizations. This was implemented with optical access via a polarization maintaining fiber together with Voigt geometry at the cold finger, which circumvents Faraday rotations in the optical components in high magnetic fields. Our unit is versatile for use in experiments that measure photoluminescence, reflection, or transmission, as we demonstrate with a quantum optical experiment with an ensemble of donor-bound electrons in a thin GaAs film.

Sladkov, Maksym; Chaubal, A U; Reuter, D; Wieck, A D; van der Wal, C H

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

Polarization-preserving confocal microscope for optical experiments in a dilution refrigerator with high magnetic field  

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We present the design and operation of a fiber-based cryogenic confocal microscope. It is designed as a compact cold-finger that fits inside the bore of a superconducting magnet and which is a modular unit that can be easily swapped between use in a dilution refrigerator and other cryostats. We aimed at application in quantum optical experiments with electron spins in semiconductors and the design has been optimized for driving with and detection of optical fields with well-defined polarizations. This was implemented with optical access via a polarization maintaining fiber together with Voigt geometry at the cold finger which circumvents Faraday rotations in the optical components in high magnetic fields. Our unit is versatile for use in experiments that measure photoluminescence reflection or transmission as we demonstrate with a quantum optical experiment with an ensemble of donor-bound electrons in a thin GaAs film.

Maksym Sladkov; M. P. Bakker; A. U. Chaubal; D. Reuter; A. D. Wieck; C. H. van der Wal

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Cooling power of the dilution refrigerator with a perfect continuous counterflow heat exchanger  

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The model of the perfect continuous counterflow heat exchanger introduced by Frossati et al. to describe the performance of dilution refrigerators is solved rigorously with the proper boundary condition. Unlike the original solution by Frossati et al. the present solution gives the refrigerator cooling power which is in good agreement with experimental data over the entire temperature range. The analysis of the cooling power using the present result allows more detailed evaluation of the refrigerator performance than has been possible with the analysis of the base temperature. An approximate expression for the cooling power is discussed which simplifies the prediction of the cooling rate of a large thermal load such as a copper nuclear?demagnetization stage.

Y. Takano

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Proceedings of the OECD/CSNI specialists meeting on boron dilution reactivity transients  

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The purpose of the meeting was to bring together experts involved in the different activities related to boron dilution transients. The experts came from all involved parties, including research organizations, regulatory authorities, vendors and utilities. Information was openly shared and discussed on the experimental results, plant and systems analysis, numerical analysis of mixing and probability and consequences of these transients. Regulatory background and licensing implications were also included to provide the proper frame work for the technical discussion. Each of these areas corresponded to a separate session. The meeting focused on the thermal-hydraulic aspects because of the current interest in that subject and the significant amount of new technical information being generated.

NONE

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Construction of a Dilution Refrigerator Based Ultra-Low Temperature Scanning Tunneling Microscope  

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We constructed a dilution refrigerator based ultra-low temperature scanning tunneling microscope (ULT-STM) which works at temperatures down to 20 mK, in magnetic fields up to 6 T and in ultrahigh vacuum (UHV). One can load samples/tips, which are prepared in a UHV chamber, to an STM head maintaining the low temperature and UHV conditions. After then they can be cooled back to the base temperature in several hours. We report results of a test measurement on a superconducting NbSe2 sample as well as recent STM/STS studies on graphite samples such as observations of the Landau quantization and visualization of the possible localized states in magnetic fields.

Hiroshi Kambara; Tomohiro Matsui; Yasuhiro Niimi; Hiroshi Fukuyama

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exponential approach to, and properties of, a non-equilibrium steady state in a dilute gas  

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We investigate a kinetic model of a system in contact with several thermal reservoirs at different temperatures $T_\\alpha$. Our system is a spatially uniform dilute gas whose internal dynamics is described by the nonlinear Boltzmann equation with Maxwellian collisions. Similarly, the interaction with reservoir $\\alpha$ is represented by a Markovian process that has the Maxwellian $M_{T_\\alpha}$ as its stationary state. We prove existence and uniqueness of a non-equilibrium steady state (NESS) and show exponential convergence to this NESS in a metric on probability measures introduced into the study of Maxwellian collisions by Gabetta, Toscani and Wenberg (GTW). This shows that the GTW distance between the current velocity distribution to the steady-state velocity distribution is a Lyapunov functional for the system. We also derive expressions for the entropy production in the system plus the reservoirs which is always positive.

Eric A. Carlen; Joel L. Lebowitz; Clement Mouhot

2014-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

242

Heat Capacity of Palladium and Dilute Palladium: Iron Alloys from 1.4 to 100°K  

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Heat-capacity measurements have been made on pure palladium and a series of dilute palladium-iron alloys over the temperature range 1.4 to 100°K. All alloys exhibit a ferromagnetic specific heat anomaly, the entropy of which is proportional to iron concentration. This entropy corresponds to a mean spin of 1.1±0.3 per iron atom. The disagreement between the latter figure and the value obtained from the saturation moment of more concentrated alloys is discussed. For the most concentrated alloy a T32 spin-wave term is observed, the magnitude of which is in approximate agreement with theory. The Debye ? for pure palladium appears to have an anomalous temperature dependence.

Boyd W. Veal and John A. Rayne

1964-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

243

Geometric pumping induced by shear flow in dilute liquid crystalline polymer solutions  

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We investigate nonlinear rheology of dilute liquid crystalline polymer solutions under time dependent two-directional shear flow. We analyze the Smoluchowski equation, which describes the dynamics of the orientation of a liquid crystalline polymer, by employing technique of the full counting statistics. In the adiabatic limit, we derive the expression for time integrated currents generated by a Berry-like curvature. Using this expression, it is shown that the expectation values of the time-integrated angular velocity of a liquid crystalline polymer and the time-integrated stress tensor are generally not zero even if the time average of the shear rate is zero. The validity of the theoretical calculations is confirmed by direct numerical simulations of the Smoluchowski equation. Nonadiabatic effects are also investigated by simulations and it is found that the time-integrated stress tensor depends on the speed of the modulation of the shear rate if we adopt the isotropic distribution as an initial state.

Shunsuke Yabunaka; Hisao Hayakawa

2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

244

Electrophoretic Mobility and Electric Conductivity in Dilute Suspensions of Charge-Regulating Composite Spheres  

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15 On the basis of a formula derived from the theory of a planar particle surface, these experimental results could be used to calculate the fixed charge density and the hydrodynamic resistance parameter of the porous surface layer. ... If the electrolyte solution is dilute, Jm is given by Here, u is the fluid velocity field relative to the particle, ? is the electric potential distribution, nm and zm are the concentration (number density) distribution and the valence of species m, respectively, Dm is the diffusion coefficient of species m, which is assumed to be constant both inside and outside the porous surface layer, e is the elementary electric charge, k is the Boltzmann constant, and T is the absolute temperature. ...

Jau M. Ding; Huan J. Keh

2003-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

245

Numerical simulation of dilute and dense layered coal-dust explosions  

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Abstract Multidimensional time-dependent simulations were performed to study the interaction of a shock wave and resulting shear layer with layers of coal dust. The simulations used a high-order compressible numerical method for fluid dynamics and included a Eulerian kinetic-theory-based granular multiphase model applicable over a range from dense to dilute particle volume fractions. Two cases were considered: a loose dust layer with an initial volume fraction of 1%, and a dense dust layer with an initial volume fraction of 47%. For both cases, the final result is a coupled complex consisting of a shock leading a coal-dust flame. In the simulations presented here, a shock is initially produced from remnants of a natural gas detonation, which has decayed into a shock once it passes into a region containing no gaseous fuel. This shock weakens further due to mechanical and thermal losses from lifting and entraining the coal dust. The lifted dust subsequently ignites in the shock-heated air and produces a structure similar to a mixing-limited, nonpremixed flame. The flame consists of a burning coal dust wave that follows the shock. The distance between the shock and ignition point is determined by the induction length of carbon char, which is ? 170 cm and ? 15 cm for the 47% and 1% cases, respectively. The burning of coal particles is predominantly from heterogeneous reactions with carbon char, and volatilized methane combustion is a secondary effect. Air and particles are mixed by relative velocity between the gas and solid phases. Coal particles burn and produce pressure waves that accelerate the shock from Mach 2.2 to 2.6 for the dilute layer, and from Mach 1.7 to 1.8 in the dense layer.

Ryan W. Houim; Elaine S. Oran

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Impacts of Deacetylation Prior to Dilute Acid Pretreatment on the Bioethanol Process  

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Dilute acid pretreatment is a promising pretreatment technology for the biochemical production of ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass. During dilute acid pretreatment, xylan depolymerizes to form soluble xylose monomers and oligomers. Because the xylan found in nature is highly acetylated, the formation of xylose monomers requires two steps: (1) cleavage of the xylosidic bonds, and (2) cleavage of covalently bonded acetyl ester groups. Results: In this study, we show that the latter may be the rate limiting step for xylose monomer formation. Furthermore, acetyl groups are also found to be a cause of biomass recalcitrance and hydrolyzate toxicity. While the removal of acetyl groups from native corn stover by alkaline de-esterification prior to pretreatment improves overall process yields, the exact impact is highly dependent on the corn stover variety in use. Xylose monomer yields in pretreatment generally increases by greater than 10%. Compared to pretreated corn stover controls, the deacetylated corn stover feedstock is approximately 20% more digestible after pretreatment. Finally, by lowering hydrolyzate toxicity, xylose utilization and ethanol yields are further improved during fermentation by roughly 10% and 7%, respectively. In this study, several varieties of corn stover lots were investigated to test the robustness of the deacetylation-pretreatment-saccharification-fermentation process. Conclusions: Deacetylation shows significant improvement on glucose and xylose yields during pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis, but it also reduces hydrolyzate toxicity during fermentation, thereby improving ethanol yields and titer. The magnitude of effect is dependent on the selected corn stover variety, with several varieties achieving improvements of greater than 10% xylose yield in pretreatment, 20% glucose yield in low solids enzymatic hydrolysis and 7% overall ethanol yield.

Chen, X.; Shekiro, J.; Franden, M. A.; Wang, W.; Johnson, D. K.; Zhang, M.; Kuhn, E.; Tucker, M. P.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Room-temperature serial crystallography using a kinetically optimized microfluidic device for protein crystallization and on-chip X-ray diffraction  

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An emulsion-based serial crystallographic technology has been developed, in which single crystals are grown in nanolitre-sized droplets inside an X-ray semi-transparent microfluidic chip exploiting a negative feedback mechanism. Diffraction data are measured, one crystal at a time, from a series of room-temperature crystals stored in the chip, and a 93% complete data set is obtained by merging single diffraction frames taken from different unoriented crystals to solve the structure of glucose isomerase to 2.1 ?.

Heymann, M.

2014-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

248

RAMAN AND IR STUDY OF NARROW BANDGAP A-SIGE AND C-SIGE FILMS DEPOSITED USING DIFFERENT HYDROGEN DILUTION  

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chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) with a fixed germane to disilane ratio of 0.72 and a wide range], cathode deposition [2], and using disilane- germane mixture without H dilution [3] in PECVD process. A gas mixture of disilane, germane and hydrogen was used with a fixed germane to disilane ratio of 0

Deng, Xunming

249

Effects of Fuel-Side Nitrogen Dilution on Structure and NOx Formation of Turbulent Syngas Non-premixed Jet Flames  

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In this syngas non-premixed burner, the nozzle inner and outer diameters are 7.72 mm and 9.46 mm, respectively. ... Prathap, C.; Ray, A.; Ravi, M. R.Investigation of nitrogen dilution effects on laminar burning velocity and flame stability of syngas fuel at atmospheric condition Combust. ...

Jeongwon Lee; Sangwoon Park; Yongmo Kim

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A tale of shales: the relative roles of production, decomposition, and dilution in the accumulation of organic-rich strata,  

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and Paleontology, New York State Museum, The State Education Department, Albany, NY 12230, USA e College of MarineA tale of shales: the relative roles of production, decomposition, and dilution in the accumulation Abstract A new consensus on the processes responsible for organic carbon burial in ancient epeiric seas has

Sageman, Brad

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The Effect of Flow Rate of Very Dilute Sulfuric Acid on Xylan, Lignin, and Total Mass Removal from Corn Stover  

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The Effect of Flow Rate of Very Dilute Sulfuric Acid on Xylan, Lignin, and Total Mass Removal from mass, xylan, and lignin and increases cellulose digestibility compared to batch operations at otherwise in corn stover at 180 °C. A flow rate of 10 mL/min in a 3.8-mL reactor enhanced xylan removal by about 25

California at Riverside, University of

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hal-00272925,version1-14Apr2008 SURFACE TENSION IN THE DILUTE ISING MODEL. THE WULFF  

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hal-00272925,version1-14Apr2008 SURFACE TENSION IN THE DILUTE ISING MODEL. THE WULFF CONSTRUCTION. MARC WOUTS Abstract. We study the surface tension and the phenomenon of phase coexistence for the Ising respect to random couplings) of surface tension and analyze its large deviations : upper deviations occur

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Fertility of Beef Recipients Following a Fixed-Time Embryo Transfer Protocol that Includes Follicle Stimulating Hormone Diluted in Hyaluronan  

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This study was performed to test the viability of administering a single 40 mg dose of Folltropin-V® (FSH, Bioniche Animal Health) diluted in SRF (MAP-5 50, Sodium Hyaluronate, Bioniche Animal Health) on day 5 of a recipient synchronization protocol...

Thorne, Jacob Westley

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Small angle neutron scattering study of deuterated sodium dodecylsulfate micellization in dilute poly((2edimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate) solutions  

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Small angle neutron scattering study of deuterated sodium dodecylsulfate micellization in dilute 2010 Keywords: Poly((2edimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate) Micelle Small angle neutron scattering a b angle neutron scattering. We found three transitions of the poly ((2edimethylamino)ethyl methacrylate

Kofinas, Peter

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Role of Embedded Clustering in Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors: Cr Doped GaN X. Y. Cui,1  

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, typically 5 (20­30) times smaller for Cr-based (Mn-based) III-V DMS than the value expected, 3 B= Cr4 BRole of Embedded Clustering in Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors: Cr Doped GaN X. Y. Cui,1 J. E configurations coexist and the statistical distribution and associated magnetism will depend sensitively

Medvedeva, Julia E.

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Regional transport and dilution during high-pollution episodes in southern France: Summary of findings from the Field  

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of findings from the Field Experiment to Constraint Models of Atmospheric Pollution and Emissions Transport transport and dilution of pollutants within the Field Experiment to Constraint Models of Atmospheric of Atmospheric Pollution and Emissions Transport (ESCOMPTE), J. Geophys. Res., 112, D13105, doi:10.1029/2006JD

Ribes, Aurélien

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Cost and Energy Savings Using an Optimal Design of Reverse Osmosis Membrane Pretreatment for Dilute Bioethanol Purification  

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Cost and Energy Savings Using an Optimal Design of Reverse Osmosis Membrane Pretreatment for Dilute Bioethanol Purification ... All equipment costs and sizing are modeled using the correlations from Seider et al.(52) while the RO membrane cost is from Baker and Lokhandwala. ...

Pakkapol Kanchanalai; Ryan P. Lively; Matthew J. Realff; Yoshiaki Kawajiri

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A novel mechanism and kinetic model to explain enhanced xylose yields from dilute sulfuric acid compared to hydrothermal pretreatment of corn stover  

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significant poten- tial as a feedstock for conversion to liquid fuels such as ethanol and biodiesel (Kadam to be limited. However, dilute sulfuric acid pretreatment has proven to be a very effective in recov- ering most of these pretreatments to corn stover include dilute-sulfuric acid in a high-solids percola- tion reactor (Zhu et al

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Design of a photochemical water electrolysis system based on a W-typed dye-sensitized serial solar module for high hydrogen production  

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Abstract A W-typed dye-sensitized serial solar module (W-typed DSSM) was designed for hydrogen production from water electrolysis. The optimal thickness and width of the TiO2 electrode film were 12 ?m and 5 mm, and the optimal thickness of Pt counter electrode film was 4 nm, respectively. The photocurrent density, open circuit voltage, and fill factor were 2.13 mA cm?2, 3.51 V, and 0.61, respectively, for a serial module assembled from five unit cells, which resulted in an overall conversion efficiency of 4.56%. The obtained voltage increased with increasing number of unit cells connected, and was 3.51 V in the five column fabricated W-typed DSSM. 2.1 mL h?1 of hydrogen gas was emitted when a W-typed DSSM assembled from five columns was connected to carbon electrodes in a water electrolysis system. The rate of hydrogen evolution in the five columned W-typed DSSM was 0.00213 L h?1. Therefore, the actual light-hydrogen conversion was calculated to be 2.02%.

Byeong Sub Kwak; Jinho Chae; Misook Kang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The viscosity radius in dilute polymer solutions: Universal behaviour from DNA rheology and Brownian dynamics simulations  

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The swelling of the viscosity radius, $\\alpha_\\eta$, and the universal viscosity ratio, $U_{\\eta R}$, have been determined experimentally for linear DNA molecules in dilute solutions with excess salt, and numerically by Brownian dynamics simulations, as a function of the solvent quality. In the latter instance, asymptotic parameter free predictions have been obtained by extrapolating simulation data for finite chains to the long chain limit. Experiments and simulations show a universal crossover for $\\alpha_\\eta$ and $U_{\\eta R}$ from $\\theta$ to good solvents in line with earlier observations on synthetic polymer-solvent systems. The significant difference between the swelling of the dynamic viscosity radius from the observed swelling of the static radius of gyration, is shown to arise from the presence of hydrodynamic interactions in the non-draining limit. Simulated values of $\\alpha_\\eta$ and $U_{\\eta R}$ are in good agreement with experimental measurements in synthetic polymer solutions reported previously, and with the measurements in linear DNA solutions reported here.

Sharadwata Pan; D. Ahirwal; Duc At Nguyen; T. Sridhar; P. Sunthar; J. Ravi Prakash

2014-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuning magnetic disorder in diluted magnetic semiconductors using high fields to 89 Tesla  

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We describe recent and ongoing studies at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Los Alamos using the new '100 Tesla Multi-Shot Magnet', which is presently delivering fields up to {approx}89 T during its commissioning. We discuss the first experiments performed in this magnet system, wherein the linewidth of low-temperature photoluminescence spectra was used to directly reveal the degree of magnetic alloy disorder 'seen' by excitons in single Zn{sub 0.80}Cd{sub 0.22}Mn{sub 0.08}Se quantum wells. The magnetic potential landscape in II-VI diluted magnetic semiconductors (DMS) is typically smoothed when the embedded Mn{sup 2+} spins align in an applied field. However, an important (but heretofore untested) prediction of current models of compositional disorder is that magnetic alloy fluctuations in many DMS compounds should increase again in very large magnetic fields approaching 100 T. We observed precisely this increase above {approx}70 T, in agreement with a simple model of magnetic alloy disorder.

Crooker, Scott A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Samarth, Nitin [PENN STATE U

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turbulent Flame Speeds and NOx Kinetics of HHC Fuels with Contaminants and High Dilution Levels  

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This final report documents the technical results of the 3-year project entitled, “Turbulent Flame Speeds and NOx Kinetics of HHC Fuels with Contaminants and High Dilution Levels,” funded under the NETL of DOE. The research was conducted under six main tasks: 1) program management and planning; 2) turbulent flame speed measurements of syngas mixtures; 3) laminar flame speed measurements with diluents; 4) NOx mechanism validation experiments; 5) fundamental NOx kinetics; and 6) the effect of impurities on NOx kinetics. Experiments were performed using primary constant-volume vessels for laminar and turbulent flame speeds and shock tubes for ignition delay times and species concentrations. In addition to the existing shock- tube and flame speed facilities, a new capability in measuring turbulent flame speeds was developed under this grant. Other highlights include an improved NOx kinetics mechanism; a database on syngas blends for real fuel mixtures with and without impurities; an improved hydrogen sulfide mechanism; an improved ammonia kintics mechanism; laminar flame speed data at high pressures with water addition; and the development of an inexpensive absorption spectroscopy diagnostic for shock-tube measurements of OH time histories. The Project Results for this work can be divided into 13 major sections, which form the basis of this report. These 13 topics are divided into the five areas: 1) laminar flame speeds; 2) Nitrogen Oxide and Ammonia chemical kinetics; 3) syngas impurities chemical kinetics; 4) turbulent flame speeds; and 5) OH absorption measurements for chemical kinetics.

Peterson, Eric; Krejci, Michael; Mathieu, Olivier; Vissotski, Andrew; Ravi, Sankat; Plichta, Drew; Sikes, Travis; Levacque, Anthony; Camou, Alejandro; Aul, Christopher

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Full oxide heterostructure combining a high-TC diluted ferromagnet with a high-mobility conductor  

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We report on the growth of heterostructures composed of layers of the high-Curie temperature ferromagnet Co-doped (La,Sr)TiO3 (Co-LSTO) with high-mobility SrTiO3 (STO) substrates processed at low oxygen pressure. While perpendicular spin-dependent transport measurements in STO//Co-LSTO/LAO/Co tunnel junctions demonstrate the existence of a large spin polarization in Co-LSTO, planar magnetotransport experiments on STO//Co-LSTO samples evidence electronic mobilities as high as ?104cm2?Vs at T=10K. At high enough applied fields and low enough temperatures (?H?6T, T?4K) Shubnikov–de Haas oscillations are also observed. We present an extensive analysis of these quantum oscillations and relate them with the electronic properties of STO, for which we find large scattering rates up to ?10?11s. Thus this work opens up the possibility to inject a spin-polarized current from a high-Curie temperature diluted oxide into an isostructural system with high mobility and a large spin diffusion length.

G. Herranz, M. Basletic, M. Bibes, R. Ranchal, A. Hamzic, E. Tafra, K. Bouzehouane, E. Jacquet, J. P. Contour, A. Barthélémy, and A. Fert

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recovery of propylene glycol from dilute aqueous solutions via reversible reaction with aldehydes  

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The recovery of propylene glycol from dilute aqueous solutions via reaction with formaldehyde to form 4-methyl-1,3-dioxolane or with acetaldehyde to form 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane was studied experimentally. The equilibrium and kinetics of the reaction with formaldehyde were studied in systems catalyzed by Amberlite IR-120 ion exchange resin. The equilibrium constant ranged from 5.9 to 8.7 in the temperature range from 25 to 85 C, with no obvious trend with respect to temperature. The kinetics was found to be first-order in the concentrations of propylene glycol, formaldehyde, and Amberlite IR-120, with an activation energy of 102 kJ/mol. In the reaction with acetaldehyde, the equilibrium constant decreased from 18.1 at 40 C to 8.5 at 83 C. The kinetics was faster than with formaldehyde. The volatilities of 4-methyl-1,3-dioxolane and 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane relative to water were 100 and 33, respectively. Of several solvents screened, aromatic hydrocarbons exhibited the highest distribution of 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane from the aqueous into the organic phase. Recovery of propylene glycol by reactive distillation with formaldehyde or acetaldehyde is hampered by unfavorable chemical and phase equilibria. A process combining reaction and extraction into an organic solvent appears to be more attractive and substantially reduces the energy requirement, in comparison with a triple-effect evaporation process.

Broekhuis, R.R.; Lynn, S.; King, C.J. (Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States))

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dry Dilution Refrigerator for Experiments on Quantum Effects in the Microwave Regime  

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At the Walther-Mei{\\ss}ner-Institut (WMI), a new cryogen-free 3He/4He dilution refrigerator (DR) has been completed; the cryostat will be employed to cool experiments on superconducting quantum circuits for quantum information technology and quantum simulations. All major components have been made at the WMI. The DR offers lots of space at the various stages of the apparatus for microwave components and cables. E. g., the usable space at the mixing chamber has a height of more than 60 cm and a diameter of 30 cm (mixing chamber mounting plate). To cool cables and cold amplifiers, the DR is equipped with a separate 4He-1K-loop which offers a cooling power of up to 100 mW near 1K. The refrigeration power of the still is 18 mW at 0.9 K; the diameter of its mounting plate is 35 cm. The cryostat rests in an aluminum trestle on air springs to attenuate building vibrations. It is precooled by a Cryomech PT410-RM pulse tube cryocooler (PTC) which is mechanically decoupled from the vacuum can of the cryostat by a bello...

Marx, A; Uhlig, K

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electronic structure of diluted magnetic semiconductor superlattices: In-plane magnetic field effect  

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The electronic structure of diluted magnetic semiconductor (DMS) superlattices under an in-plane magnetic field is studied within the framework of the effective-mass theory; the strain effect is also included in the calculation. The numerical results show that an increase of the in-plane magnetic field renders the DMS superlattice from the direct band-gap system to the indirect band-gap system, and spatially separates the electron and the hole by changing the type-I band alignment to a type-II band alignment. The optical transition probability changes from type I to type II and back to type I like at large magnetic field. This phenomenon arises from the interplay among the superlattice potential profile, the external magnetic field, and the sp-d exchange interaction between the carriers and the magnetic ions. The shear strain induces a strong coupling of the light- and heavy-hole states and a transition of the hole ground states from “light”-hole to “heavy”-hole-like states.

Hai-Bin Wu, Kai Chang, and Jian-Bai Xia

2002-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Specific Heats of Dilute Cu-Co Alloys between 1.5° and 4.5°K  

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Specific heats of eight specimens of dilute copper-cobalt alloys were measured in the range of 1.5° to 4.5°K. Cobalt concentration of these samples lay between Ľ and 2˝ weight percent. At all concentrations the specific heat is greater than that of pure copper, with the excess linear in temperature and quadratic in concentration for the lower concentrations at the higher temperatures. Near the lower end of this temperature range, samples of greater than 1Ľ% cobalt also exhibit an additional anomaly which appears to have a characteristic temperature proportional to cobalt concentration. A comparison to the specific heats of dilute Cu-Mn alloys shows that the magnetic interactions in Cu-Co and Cu-Mn must differ greatly in character.

L. T. Crane and J. E. Zimmerman

1961-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combined Dilute Acid and Solvent Based Pretreatment of Agricultural Wastes for Efficient Lignocellulosic Fractionation and Biofuels Production  

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A true biorefinery for processing lignocellulosic biomass should achieve maximum utilization of all major constituents (cellulose, hemicellulose, & lignin) within the feedstock. In this work a combined pretreatment process of dilute acid (DA) and N-methyl morpholine N-oxide (NMMO) is described that allows for both fractionation and subsequent complete hydrolysis of the feedstocks (corn stover and sugarcane bagasse). During this multi-step processing, the dilute acid pretreatment solubilizes the majority (>90%) of the hemicellulosic fraction, while the NMMO treatment yields a cellulosic fraction that is completely digestible within 48 hours at low enzyme loadings. With both the cellulosic and hemicellulosic fractions being converted into separate, dissolved sugar fractions, the remaining portion is nearly pure lignin. When used independently, DA and NMMO pretreatments are only able to achieve ~80% and ~45% cellulosic conversion, respectively. Mass balance calculations along with experimental results are used to illustrate the feasibility of separation and recycling of NMMO.

Brodeur, G.; Ramakrishnan, S.; Wilson, C.; Telotte, J.; Collier, J.; Stickel, J.

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Extended coherence length of spatially oscillating electron-spin polarization in dilute-magnetic-semiconductor quantum wells  

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We have investigated the possibility that the coherence length of spatially oscillating electron-spin polarization is improved in dilute magnetic semiconductors. In usual nonmagnetic quantum wells, the spin polarization of the electrons injected from a ferromagnetic source electrode oscillates spatially because of the spin precession due to spin-orbit effective magnetic fields, i.e., the Rashba and Dresselhaus fields. However, the polarization is damped within an oscillation period by the D’yakonov-Perel’ spin relaxation. In paramagnetic dilute magnetic semiconductors, impurity spin polarization is induced under the electron-spin polarization, and this impurity polarization influences the electron-spin precession and possibly improves the spatial electron-spin coherence. The validity of this effect is demonstrated by a numerical simulation for a CdMnTe quantum well.

Tsuchiya, Takuma [Division of Applied Physics, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University (Hokudai), Sapporo 060-8628 (Japan)

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ICP-MS (Quadrupole) | EMSL  

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371-6375 wietsma@pnnl.gov Publications Deposition of Platinum Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes by Supercritical Fluid Method. Carbon nanotube-supported platinum nanoparticles with...

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NUCLEAR ISOTOPIC DILUTION OF HIGHLY ENRICHED URANIUM BY DRY BLENDING VIA THE RM-2 MILL TECHNOLOGY  

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DOE has initiated numerous activities to focus on identifying material management strategies to disposition various excess fissile materials. In particular the INEEL has stored 1,700 Kg of offspec HEU at INTEC in CPP-651 vault facility. Currently, the proposed strategies for dispositioning are (a) aqueous dissolution and down blending to LEU via facilities at SRS followed by shipment of the liquid LEU to NFS for fabrication into LWR fuel for the TVA reactors and (b) dilution of the HEU to 0.9% for discard as a waste stream that would no longer have a criticality or proliferation risk without being processed through some type of enrichment system. Dispositioning this inventory as a waste stream via aqueous processing at SRS has been determined to be too costly. Thus, dry blending is the only proposed disposal process for the uranium oxide materials in the CPP-651 vault. Isotopic dilution of HEU to typically less than 20% by dry blending is the key to solving the dispositioning issue (i.e., proliferation) posed by HEU stored at INEEL. RM-2 mill is a technology developed and successfully tested for producing ultra-fine particles by dry grinding. Grinding action in RM-2 mill produces a two million-fold increase in the number of particles being blended in a centrifugal field. In a previous study, the concept of achieving complete and adequate blending and mixing (i.e., no methods were identified to easily separate and concentrate one titanium compound from the other) in remarkably short processing times was successfully tested with surrogate materials (titanium dioxide and titanium mono-oxide) with different particle sizes, hardness and densities. In the current project, the RM-2 milling technology was thoroughly tested with mixtures of natural uranium oxide (NU) and depleted uranium oxide (DU) stock to prove its performance. The effects of mill operating and design variables on the blending of NU/DU oxides were evaluated. First, NU and DU both made of the same oxide, UO{sub 3}, was used in the testing. Next, NU made up of UO{sub 3} and DU made up of UO{sub 2} was used in the test work. In every test, the blend achieved was characterized by spatial sampling of the ground product and analyzing for {sup 235}U concentration. The test work proved that these uranium oxide materials can be blended successfully. The spatial concentration was found to be uniform. Next, sintered thorium oxide pellets were used as surrogate for light water breeder reactor pellets (LWBR). To simulate LWBR pellet dispositioning, the thorium oxide pellets were first ground to a powder form and then the powder was blended with NU. In these tests also the concentration of {sup 235}U and {sup 232}Th in blended products fell within established limits proving the success of RM-2 milling technology. RM-2 milling technology is applicable to any dry radioactive waste, especially brittle solids that can be ground up and mixed with the non-radioactive stock.

Raj K. Rajamani; Sanjeeva Latchireddi; Vikas Devrani; Harappan Sethi; Roger Henry; Nate Chipman

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of boron isotope compositions of geological materials by laser ablation MC-ICP-MS using newly designed high sensitivity skimmer and sample cones  

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Abstract The effects of addition of nitrogen gas with use of three different combinations of sample and skimmer cones on the performance of LA-MC-ICP-MS for in situ B isotope ratio measurements were investigated in detail. Compared to the standard arrangement (H skimmer cone + standard sample cone), sensitivities of B isotopes were improved by a factor of 2.4 and 3.8 with use of X skimmer cone + standard sampler cone and the X skimmer cone + Jet sample cone, respectively. The best within-run precision (2 s) of 11B/10B was approximately 50 ppm for B4 reference material (B content = 31,400 ?g/g) with use of X skimmer cone + Jet sample cone. It was found that different cone combinations had significant effects on the instrument mass bias, but had little effect on the precisions of B isotope ratios. Addition of nitrogen (2–4 ml/min) in the central channel gas did not improve the sensitivity of B. However, significant wider ion axial distribution profile and more stable mass-bias for B isotope ratios were evident. Under selected optimum conditions, good agreements between the measured ?11B values and the reference values were obtained for the international reference minerals (B4, Dravite, Elbaite, IMMRB1 and Schorl), the NIST SRM 610–612 synthetic soda-lime glasses and the MPI-DING glasses (GOR-128-G, GOR-132-G, and StHs6/80). It was found that for low-B containing (11 ppm and 31 ppm) materials, the precisions (2 s) of 11B/10B can be improved by a factor of 2–10 by using the newly designed X-skimmer cone and Jet sample cone, compared to that of using the standard cones. The international reference mineral Danburite (?11B of ? 14.92 ± 6.77 2SD, n = 32) showed a significant non-uniformity of B isotope ratio distribution. Our first boron isotopic results from standards GSD-1G (?11B: 11.92 ± 1.03, n = 30), GSE-1G (?11B: 1.63 ± 0.32, n = 30), GP-4 (?11B: ? 5.85 ± 1.01, n = 40) and DD-1 (?11B: ? 13.21 ± 0.56, n = 35) showed these materials were fairly homogeneous in boron isotope ratios, making them as good candidates as reference materials. The proposed LA-MC-ICPMS method is suitable for the direct determination of B isotope ratio in a variety of geological materials.

Lin Lin; Zhaochu Hu; Lu Yang; Wen Zhang; Yongsheng Liu; Shan Gao; Shenghong Hu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the in vitro formation of trimethylarsine sulfide from dimethylthioarsinic acid in anaerobic microflora of mouse cecum using HPLC-ICP-MS and HPLC-ESI-MS  

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Although metabolism of arsenicals to form methylated oxoarsenical species has been extensively studied, less is known about the formation of thiolated arsenical species that have recently been detected as urinary metabolites. Indeed, their presence suggests that the metabolism of ingested arsenic is more complex than previously thought. Recent reports have shown that thiolated arsenicals can be produced by the anaerobic microflora of the mouse cecum, suggesting that metabolism prior to systemic absorption may be a significant determinant of the pattern and extent of exposure to various arsenic-containing species. Here, we examined the metabolism of {sup 34}S labeled dimethylthioarsinic acid ({sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V}) by the anaerobic microflora of the mouse cecum using HPLC-ICP-MS and HPLC-ESI-MS/MS to monitor for the presence of various oxo- and thioarsenicals. The use of isotopically enriched {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} made it possible to differentiate among potential metabolic pathways for production of the trimethylarsine sulfide (TMAS{sup V}). Upon in vitro incubation in an assay containing anaerobic microflora of mouse cecum, {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} underwent several transformations. Labile {sup 34}S was exchanged with more abundant {sup 32}S to produce {sup 32}S-DMTA{sup V}, a thiol group was added to yield DMDTA{sup V}, and a methyl group was added to yield {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V}. Because incubation of {sup 34}S-DMTA{sup V} resulted in the formation of {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V}, the pathway for its formation must preserve the arsenic-sulfur bond. The alternative metabolic pathway postulated for formation of TMAS{sup V} from dimethylarsinic acid (DMA{sup V}) would proceed via a dimethylarsinous acid (DMA{sup III}) intermediate and would necessitate the loss of {sup 34}S label. Structural confirmation of the metabolic product was achieved using HPLC-ESI-MS/MS. The data presented support the direct methylation of DMTA{sup V} to TMAS{sup V}. Additionally, the detection of isotopically pure {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V} raises questions about the sulfur exchange properties of TMAS{sup V} in the cecum material. Therefore, {sup 34}S-TMAS{sup V} was incubated and the exchange was monitored with respect to time. The data suggest that the As-S bond associated with TMAS{sup V} is less labile than the As-S bond associated with DMTA{sup V}.

Kubachka, Kevin M. [US EPA, ORD, NERL, Microbiological and Chemical Exposure, Assessment Research Division, Cincinnati, OH 45268 (United States); Kohan, Michael C. [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Environmental Carcinogenesis Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States); Herbin-Davis, Karen [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Experimental Toxicology Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States); Creed, John T. [US EPA, ORD, NERL, Microbiological and Chemical Exposure, Assessment Research Division, Cincinnati, OH 45268 (United States)], E-mail: creed.jack@epa.gov; Thomas, David J. [US EPA, ORD, NHEERL, Experimental Toxicology Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711 (United States)

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PUBLIC AND REGULATORY ACCEPTANCE OF BLENDING OF RADIOACTIVE WASTE VS DILUTION  

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On April 21, 2009, the Energy Facilities Contractors Group (EFCOG) Waste Management Working Group (WMWG) provided a recommendation to the Department of Energy's Environmental Management program (DOE-EM) concerning supplemental guidance on blending methodologies to use to classify waste forms to determine if the waste form meets the definition of Transuranic (TRU) Waste or can be classified as Low-Level Waste (LLW). The guidance provides specific examples and methods to allow DOE and its Contractors to properly classify waste forms while reducing the generation of TRU wastes. TRU wastes are much more expensive to characterize at the generator's facilities, ship, and then dispose at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) than Low-Level Radioactive Waste's disposal. Also the reduction of handling and packaging of LLW is inherently less hazardous to the nuclear workforce. Therefore, it is important to perform the characterization properly, but in a manner that minimizes the generation of TRU wastes if at all possible. In fact, the generation of additional volumes of radioactive wastes under the ARRA programs, this recommendation should improve the cost effective implementation of DOE requirements while properly protecting human health and the environment. This paper will describe how the message of appropriate, less expensive, less hazardous blending of radioactive waste is the 'right' thing to do in many cases, but can be confused with inappropriate 'dilution' that is frowned upon by regulators and stakeholders in the public. A proposal will be made in this paper on how to communicate this very complex and confusing technical issue to regulatory bodies and interested stakeholders to gain understanding and approval of the concept. The results of application of the proposed communication method and attempt to change the regulatory requirements in this area will be discussed including efforts by DOE and the NRC on this very complex subject.

Goldston, W.

2010-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Exchange interactions in III-V and group-IV diluted magnetic semiconductors  

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Effective pair exchange interactions between Mn atoms in III-V and group-IV diluted magnetic semiconductors are determined from a two-step first-principles procedure. In the first step, the self-consistent electronic structure of a system is calculated for a collinear spin structure at zero temperature with the substitutional disorder treated within the framework of the coherent-potential approximation. The effective exchange pair interactions are then obtained in a second step by mapping the total energies associated with rotations of magnetic moments onto an effective classical Heisenberg Hamiltonian using the magnetic force theorem and one-electron Green functions. The formalism is applied to Ga1-xMnxAs alloys with and without As antisites, and to Ge1-xMnx alloys recently studied experimentally. A detailed study of the behavior of pair exchange interactions as a function of the distance between magnetic atoms as well as a function of the concentrations of the magnetic atoms and compensating defects is presented. We have found that due to disorder and the half-metallic character of the system the pair exchange interactions are exponentially damped with increasing distance between the Mn atoms. The exchange interactions between Mn atoms are ferromagnetic for distances larger than the ones corresponding to the averaged nearest-neighbor Mn-Mn distance. The pair exchange interactions are also reduced with increasing concentrations of the Mn atoms and As antisites. As a simple application of the calculated exchange interactions we present mean-field estimates of Curie temperatures.

J. Kudrnovský; I. Turek; V. Drchal; F. Máca; P. Weinberger; P. Bruno

2004-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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EFFECTIVENESS OF USING DILUTE OXALIC ACID TO DISSOLVEHIGH LEVEL WASTE IRON BASED SLUDGE SIMULANT  

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At the Savannah River Site (SRS), near Aiken South Carolina, there is a crucial need to remove residual quantities of highly radioactive iron-based sludge from large select underground storage tanks (e.g., 19,000 liters of sludge per tank), in order to support tank closure. The use of oxalic acid is planned to dissolve the residual sludge, hence, helping in the removal. Based on rigorous testing, primarily using 4 and 8 wt% oxalic acid solutions, it was concluded that the more concentrated the acid, the greater the amount of residual sludge that would be dissolved; hence, a baseline technology on using 8 wt% oxalic acid was developed. In stark contrast to the baseline technology, reports from other industries suggest that the dissolution will most effectively occur at 1 wt% oxalic acid (i.e., maintaining the pH near 2). The driver for using less oxalic acid is that less (i.e., moles) would decrease the severity of the downstream impacts (i.e., required oxalate solids removal efforts). To determine the initial feasibility of using 1 wt% acid to dissolve > 90% of the sludge solids, about 19,000 liters of representative sludge was modeled using about 530,000 liters of 0 to 8 wt% oxalic acid solutions. With the chemical thermodynamic equilibrium based software results showing that 1 wt% oxalic acid could theoretically work, simulant dissolution testing was initiated. For the dissolution testing, existing simulant was obtained, and an approximate 20 liter test rig was built. Multiple batch dissolutions of both wet and air-dried simulant were performed. Overall, the testing showed that dilute oxalic acid dissolved a greater fraction of the stimulant and resulted in a significantly larger acid effectiveness (i.e., grams of sludge dissolved/mole of acid) than the baseline technology. With the potential effectiveness confirmed via simulant testing, additional testing, including radioactive sludge testing, is planned.

Ketusky, E

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Reversion and dehydration reactions of glucose during the dilute sulfuric acid hydrolysis of cellulose  

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The inaccessibility of all glycosidic bonds necessitates industrial conversion schemes which employ a dilute acid catalyst at high temperatures. Process conditions also promote further reactions of glucose via the reversion and dehydration pathways. Quantitative determination of the yields of the major reversion and dehydration products is important for understanding and predicting the amounts of these materials expected under envisioned industrial operating conditions. Microcrystalline cellulose (Avicel) was hydrolyzed with sulfuric acid (0.0-1.25 wt.%), at high temperatures (160-250/sup 0/C), and at a 3:1 liquid-to-solid ratio. The hydrolysis was monitored by evaluating the amount of cellulose remaining and the yields of glucose, solid humin, levulinic acid, formic acid, hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), and reversion products as a function of the aforementioned reaction conditions. Analysis of the reversion products required the development of a technique for the quantitation of trace carbohydrates in complex mixtures and led to the development of a reduction/permethylation gas chromatographic procedure. Cellulose hydrolysis followed pseudo-homogeneous first-order kinetics. Glucose yield was adequately described as consecutive first-order reactions. Anhydrosugars formed via reversion followed equilibrium reaction kinetics whereas the disaccharides did not. Total reversion product yields approached 10% at 250/sup 0/C. Quantitative determination of the major dehydration products provided important information concerning the destruction of glucose. HMF was produced in up to 12% yields based on the theoretical amount of glucose available, and furfural was detected in up to 5% yields. A carbon mass balance based on the determined product yields revealed that approximately 90% of all carbon was accounted for at maximum glucose yields.

Helm, R.F.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrical Phenomena Occurring during the Freezing of Dilute Aqueous Solutions and Their Possible Relationship to Thunderstorm Electricity  

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The discovery of an electrical effect accompanying the orderly freezing of dilute aqueous solutions is reported. Potential differences as great as 230 volts are measured across the water-ice interface during the the freezing process. At a freezing rate of about 1 cc per min., a current of 1 ?amp. is measured. The character of the effect is a function of the nature and concentration of the solute. The dependence of the effect on the structure of the ions of the solute and the molecular structure of water is shown.Possible application of this effect to chemical detection and to the formation of thunderstorm electricity is discussed.

E. J. Workman and S. E. Reynolds

1950-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of dilution conditions on diesel particle size distribution and filter mass measurements in case of marine fuels  

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Abstract Particle emission characteristics were studied from heavy-duty diesel engine operating on fuels with sulfur levels relevant to marine operation, i.e. 0.05% S and 3% S respectively. Effects of primary dilution temperature (PDT) and primary dilution ratio (PDR) were investigated together with effect of filter media and time of filter conditioning. PDT increase was found slowing down nucleation rate due to increase of saturation vapor pressures of volatile species. In turn, increasing PDR reduces partial pressure of exhaust species and hence weakens both homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation. All these effects are amplified by high sulfur content in marine fuels which increases available amount of nucleation-prone vapor-phase semivolatile compounds. At the same time, water condensation artifact was observed at PDR = 3. No filter type was found to be overwhelmingly superior as certain positive and/or negative measurement artifacts are inherently associated with all filter materials. The filter conditioning time was also found to cause substantial PM mass variation, as control over VOC take up from (or lost to) laboratory air and hydration of sulfuric acid is required. The standard 24 hour conditioning time was found insufficient to reach complete PM mass equilibrium, so longer time is required when measuring from high-sulfur fuels.

Sergey Ushakov; Harald Valland; Jřrgen B. Nielsen; Erik Hennie

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Integrated polymer solar cells in serial architecture with patterned charge-transporting MoOx for miniature high-voltage sources  

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We develop miniature high-voltage sources from polymer solar cells (PSCs) with charge-transporting molybdenum oxide (MoOx) integrated in a serial architecture through sacrificial layer (SL)-assisted patterning. The MoOx layer, being patterned by the lift-off process of the SL of a hydrophobic fluorinated-polymer, as a hole transporting layer plays a critical role on the reduction of the dark current and the increase of a high open circuit voltage of an integrated PSC array. The underlying mechanism lies primarily on the elimination of the lateral charge pathways in the MoOx layer in the presence of the electrode interconnection. Two miniature voltage sources consisting of 20 PSCs and 50 PSCs are demonstrated in the operation of a liquid crystal display and an organic field-effect transistor, respectively. Our SL-assisted integration approach will be directly applicable for implementing the self-power sources made of the PSCs into a wide range of the electronic and optoelectronic devices.

Seong-Min Cho; Chang-Min Keum; Hea-Lim Park; Min-Hoi Kim; Jin-Hyuk Bae; Sin-Doo Lee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of dilution and contaminants on strength and hydraulic conductivity of sand grouted with colloidal silica gel  

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Colloidal silica (CS) is a low-viscosity liquid that can be made to gel by addition of brine. This property allows it to be injected into, or mixed with, soil, so that after gelling the colloidal silica blocks the pore space in the soil and forms a barrier to the flow of contaminated groundwater or non-aqueous liquids (NAPLs). Gelled-in-place CS was first studied for the petroleum industry and later for protecting groundwater quality. Noll investigated the use of colloidal silica diluted so that its solids content was reduced from 30% (a typical nominal value for material as delivered) to values as low as 5%. The more dilute colloids could still be made to gel, although more slowly, and the resulting gel was weaker. Because the proposed application of colloidal silica grout involves emplacing it in the subsurface by permeation, jet grouting, or soil mixing where its role as a barrier will be to resist flow of contaminants, the effects of these contaminants on the properties of the grouted soil is also of interest. This work comprised four tasks. In Task 1, samples of grouted sand were prepared with a range of CS dilutions, for measurement of hydraulic conductivity and unconfined-compressive strength. In Task 2, these properties were measured on samples of grouted sand that incorporated 5% volumetric saturation of NAPLs. In Task 3, samples, prepared without any contaminants, were immersed in contaminant liquids and tested after 30 and 90 days. Task 4 was added because NAPL contamination in the samples of Tasks 2 and 3 impelled modifications in the test methods, and comparison of the results of Task 2 and Task 1 suggested that these modifications had introduced errors. In Task 4, samples were tested both ways, to confirm that in Tasks 2 and 3 strength was underestimated and hydraulic conductivity was overestimated. Despite the existence of these known systematic errors, the inclusion of control samples in Tasks 2 and 3 permits conclusions to be drawn from these data.

Persoff, P.; Apps, J.A.; Moridis, G.J. [and others

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute magnetism and spin-orbital percolation effects in Sr2Ir1?xRhxO4  

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We have used a combination of resonant magnetic x-ray scattering and x-ray absorption spectroscopy to investigate the properties of the doped spin-orbital Mott insulator Sr2Ir1?xRhxO4 (0.07?x?0.70). We show that Sr2Ir1?xRhxO4 represents a unique model system for the study of dilute magnetism in the presence of strong spin-orbit coupling, and provide evidence of a doping-induced change in magnetic structure and a suppression of magnetic order at xc?0.17. We demonstrate that Rh-doping introduces Rh3+/Ir5+ ions which effectively hole-dope this material. We propose that the magnetic phase diagram for this material can be understood in terms of a novel spin-orbital percolation picture.

J. P. Clancy; A. Lupascu; H. Gretarsson; Z. Islam; Y. F. Hu; D. Casa; C. S. Nelson; S. C. LaMarra; G. Cao; Young-June Kim

2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Co-Doped (La,Sr)TiO3-?: A High Curie Temperature Diluted Magnetic System with Large Spin Polarization  

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We report on tunneling magnetoresistance (TMR) experiments that demonstrate the existence of a significant spin polarization in Co-doped (La,Sr)TiO3-? (Co-LSTO), a ferromagnetic diluted magnetic oxide system (DMOS) with high Curie temperature. These TMR experiments have been performed on magnetic tunnel junctions associating Co-LSTO and Co electrodes. Extensive structural analysis of Co-LSTO combining high-resolution transmission electron microscopy and Auger electron spectroscopy excluded the presence of Co clusters in the Co-LSTO layer and thus, the measured ferromagnetism and high spin polarization are intrinsic properties of this DMOS. Our results argue for the DMOS approach with complex oxide materials in spintronics.

G. Herranz, R. Ranchal, M. Bibes, H. Jaffrčs, E. Jacquet, J.-L. Maurice, K. Bouzehouane, F. Wyczisk, E. Tafra, M. Basletic, A. Hamzic, C. Colliex, J.-P. Contour, A. Barthélémy, and A. Fert

2006-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrochemical and corrosion behavior of a 304 stainless-steel-based metal alloy wasteform in dilute aqueous environments  

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The electrochemical and corrosion behavior of a stainless-steel-based alloy made as a prototype metallic nuclear wasteform to immobilize 99Tc, has been studied in a number of reference solutions ranging in pH from 4 to 10. The results showed the 47SS(304)-9Zr–23Mo prototype alloy contained at least five distinct phases with the majority of the Re, used as a Tc surrogate, contained within a Fe2Mo intermetallic phase. Polarization studies showed this alloy exhibited generally passive behavior in a range of dilute aqueous environments. Impedance measurements indicated passivity breakdown events can occur and lead to localized corrosion, especially in slightly alkaline conditions.

Jian Chen; R. Matthew Asmussen; Dmitrij Zagidulin; James J. Noël; David W. Shoesmith

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tuning the magnetic and structural phase transitions of PrFeAsO via Fe/Ru spin dilution  

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Neutron diffraction and muon spin relaxation measurements are used to obtain a detailed phase diagram of PrFe1{xRuxAsO. The isoelectronic substitution of Ru for Fe acts eectively as spin dilution, suppressing both the structural and magnetic phase transitions. The temperature, TS, of the tetragonal-orthorhombic structural phase transition decreases gradually as a function of x. Slightly below TS coherent precessions of the muon spin are observed corresponding to static magnetism, possibly re ecting a signicant magneto-elastic coupling in the FeAs layers. Short range order in both the Fe and Pr moments persists for higher levels of x. The static magnetic moments disappear at a concentration coincident with that expected for percolation of the J1 - J2 square lattice model.

Yiu, Yuen [ORNL; Bonfa, Pietro [University of Parma, Italy; Sanna, Samuele [Universita di Pavia, Italy; De Renzi, Roberto [University of Parma, Italy; Caretta, Pietro [Universita di Pavia, Italy; McGuire, Michael A [ORNL; Huq, Ashfia [ORNL; Nagler, Stephen E [ORNL

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Effect of syngas composition and CO2-diluted oxygen on performance of a premixed swirl-stabilized combustor.  

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Future energy systems based on gasification of coal or biomass for co-production of electrical power and fuels may require gas turbine operation on unusual gaseous fuel mixtures. In addition, global climate change concerns may dictate the generation of a CO{sub 2} product stream for end-use or sequestration, with potential impacts on the oxidizer used in the gas turbine. In this study the operation at atmospheric pressure of a small, optically accessible swirl-stabilized premixed combustor, burning fuels ranging from pure methane to conventional and H{sub 2}-rich and H{sub 2}-lean syngas mixtures is investigated. Both air and CO{sub 2}-diluted oxygen are used as oxidizers. CO and NO{sub x} emissions for these flames have been determined from the lean blowout limit to slightly rich conditions ({phi} - 1.03). In practice, CO{sub 2}-diluted oxygen systems will likely be operated close to stoichiometric conditions to minimize oxygen consumption while achieving acceptable NO{sub x} performance. The presence of hydrogen in the syngas fuel mixtures results in more compact, higher temperature flames, resulting in increased flame stability and higher NO{sub x} emissions. Consistent with previous experience, the stoichiometry of lean blowout decreases with increasing H{sub 2} content in the syngas. Similarly, the lean stoichiometry at which CO emissions become significant decreases with increasing H{sub 2} content. For the mixtures investigated, CO emissions near the stoichiometric point do not become significant until {phi} > 0.95. At this stoichiometric limit, CO emissions rise more rapidly for combustion in O{sub 2}-CO{sub 2} mixtures than for combustion in air.

Williams, Timothy C.; Shaddix, Christopher R.; Schefer, Robert W.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Books, Pamphlets, and Serials Received  

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... to Comparative Psychology: Prof. C. Lloyd Morgan (Scott).—Théorie de l'Ondulation Universelle: B. Conta (Paris, Alcan).—Smithsonian Institution Report to July 1892 (Washington) ...

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... North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers: Report of the Proceedings of the Flameless Explosives Committee. Part 1. Air and Combustible Gases: A. C. Kayll (Reid ...

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Serial crystallography using synchrotron radiation  

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A brief history is given of how X-ray diffraction data from crystals have been recorded. Today there are new possibilities, spawned by the availability of free electron lasers that produce powerful femtosecond long X-ray pulses.

Rossmann, M.G.

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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... Art and Technical Colleges, Schools and Teachers in the United Kingdom: R. S. Lineham (Chapman and Hall).—A Manual of Physiology: Dr. G. N. Stewart ...

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... ).—Traité des Matiéres Colorantes: L. Lefęvre, 2 Vols. (Paris, Masson).—Electrician Electrical Trades’ Directory and ... Electrical Trades’ Directory and Handbook for 1896 ( ...

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... University College. Bristol, Calendar for the Session 1893–94 (Bristol).—The Miner's Handbook: Prof. J. Milne (Lockwood).—Elementary Lessons, with Numerical Examples in Practical ... W. R. Hodgkinson (Churchill).—Drum Armatures and Commutators: F. M. Weymouth (Electrician Company).—Handbuch der Palćontologie, I. Abthg., Palćontologie, iv. Band, 2 ...

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... , Philadelphia).—The Flowering Plant: J. R. A. Davis (Griffin).—The Electrician Electrical Trades' Directory and ... Electrical Trades' Directory and Handbook for 1890 ( ...

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... (Hayez, Brussels). Four-Figure Mathematical Tables: J. T. Bottomley (Macmillan).—Handbook of Fern Allies: J. G. Baker (Bell).—Jahrbuch der Meteorologischen Beobachtungen der ...—Mind, July (Williams and Norgate).—Journal of the Society of Telegraph-Engineers and Electricians, No. 67, vol. xvi. (Spon).—Folk-Lore Journal, vol. v ...

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Books, Pamphlet, and Serials Received  

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... the Economic Resources of the West Indies: Dr. D. Morris (Eyre).—The Electrician Electrical Trades’ Directory and ... Electrical Trades’ Directory and Handbook for 1898 ( ...

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The Ising Model on Diluted Graphs and Strong Amenability Olle H aggstr om \\Lambda Roberto H. Schonmann y Jeffrey E. Steif z  

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The Ising Model on Diluted Graphs and Strong Amenability Olle H¨ aggstr¨ om \\Lambda Roberto H. Schonmann y Jeffrey E. Steif z May 10, 1999 Abstract Say that a graph has persistent transition if the Ising that the critical temperature for the Ising model with no external field on the infinite clusters of Bernoulli

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Effect of H2/CO ratio and N2/CO2 dilution rate on laminar burning velocity of syngas investigated by direct measurement and simulation  

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Abstract Laminar burning velocities of syngas/air premixed flames, varying with H2/CO ratio (from 5/95 to 75/25) and N2 or CO2 dilution rate (from 0% to 60%), were accurately measured using a Teflon coated Heat Flux burner and OH-PLIF based Bunsen flame method. Experiments were carried out at atmospheric pressure and room temperature, with fuel/air equivalence ratios ranging from fuel-lean to fuel-rich. Coupled with experimental data, three chemical kinetic mechanisms, namely GRI-Mech 3.0, USC Mech II and Davis H2–CO mechanism, were validated. The Davis H2–CO and USC Mech II mechanisms appear to provide a better prediction for the laminar burning velocity. The laminar burning velocity variations with H2 and dilution gas contents were systematically investigated. For given dilution gas fraction, the laminar burning velocity reduction rate was enhanced as H2/CO ratio increasing. Effects of the syngas components and equivalence ratio variation on the concentrations of radical H and OH were also studied. It appears that there is a strong linear correlation between the laminar burning velocity and the maximum concentration of the H radical in the reaction zone for syngas. This characteristic is exclusively different from that in methane air premixed flame. These findings indicated that the high thermal diffusivity of the H radical played an important role in the laminar burning velocity enhancement and affected the laminar burning velocity reduction rate under dilution condition.

Z.H. Wang; W.B. Weng; Y. He; Z.S. Li; K.F. Cen

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Thermal treatment induced change of diluted oxygen doped ZnTe films grown by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition  

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In this paper the authors report the growth of diluted oxygen doped ZnTe films (ZnTe:O) by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD). The effect of a post thermal annealing on the properties of the highly mismatched films has been investigated. It is found that the in-situ doping leads to an effective incorporation of oxygen into ZnTe films with different occupation configurations either on Zn or on Te site. The subsequent annealing process in a vacuum ambient leads to an enhancement of the oxygen incorporation into the ZnTe:O films due to the diffusion of the residual oxygen while the annealing with the same as-grown sample covered on top of the surface (denoted as “face-to-face” annealing in the text) is beneficial to the improvement of the film quality with manifest intermediate band emission at around 1.9?eV as revealed by the low-temperature photoluminescence. This study indicates that the mass-productive MOCVD technique may be suitable for the growth of highly mismatched ZnTe:O films for the application of the intermediate band solar cell.

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Isotope Dilution Analysis for Flow Injection ICPMS Determination of Microgram per Gram Levels of Boron in Iron and Steel after Matrix Removal  

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Isotope Dilution Analysis for Flow Injection ICPMS Determination of Microgram per Gram Levels of Boron in Iron and Steel after Matrix Removal ... 15,16ID analysis coupled with ICPMS is a powerful technique capable of highly accurate and precise determinations of elements that have two or more stable isotopes. ... To determine boron in unknowns, first the boron isotopic composition of the enriched spike must be characterized, and then the total boron concentration of the spike solution must be determined. ...

Aurora G. Coedo; Teresa Dorado; Bernardo J. Fernandez; Francisco J. Alguacil

1996-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tumor volume changes on serial imaging with megavoltage CT for non-small-cell lung cancer during intensity-modulated radiotherapy: How reliable, consistent, and meaningful is the effect?  

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Purpose: Adaptive radiotherapy allows treatment plan modification based on data obtained during treatment. Assessing volume changes during treatment is now possible with intratreatment imaging capabilities on radiotherapy devices. This study assesses non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) volume changes during treatment with conformal intensity-modulated radiotherapy by evaluating serial megavoltage computed tomography (MVCT) scans, with a specific emphasis on the frequency, reliability, and meaningfulness of these changes. Methods and Materials: Megavoltage CTs were retrospectively reviewed for 25 patients treated with the TomoTherapy Hi-Art system at University of Wisconsin. Twenty-one patients received definitive radiotherapy, 4 with extracranial stereotactic radioablation (60 Gy in five fractions) and 17 on a dose-per-fraction escalation protocol (57-80.5 Gy in 25 fractions). Four patients were treated palliatively (22-30 Gy in 8 to 10 fractions). Gross tumor volumes were contoured on serial MVCTs at weekly intervals. Each patient had 4 to 25 scans, including at least one at the beginning, midway, and one at the end of treatment. Results: At completion of treatment, no patient demonstrated a complete response. Partial response occurred in 3 (12%) and marginal response was noted in 5 (20%). The remaining 17 patients (68%) showed stable disease. The minimum 'scorable threshold' for volume discrepancy between scans to account for interscan assessment variability was set at >25% volume change; 10 patients (40%) had >25% tumor regression. None of the patients treated ablatively or palliatively showed tumor regression during treatment. Conclusions: Although gross tumor regression during treatment may be objectively measured using MVCTs, substantial volumetric decrease occurs only in a minority. The clinical significance of this regression is questionable, because there is no way to document histologic tumor clearance, and therefore field reductions during radiotherapy cannot be recommended.

Siker, Malika L. [Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (United States); Tome, Wolfgang A. [Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (United States); Mehta, Minesh P. [Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (United States)]. E-mail: Mehta@humonc.wisc.edu

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - ICP CX determinaton.doc  

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2-001 2-001 SECTION A. Project Title: MFC - Sodium Processing Facility Tank System Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Closure SECTION B. Project Description The Sodium Process Facility tank systems and associated piping and components will be closed in compliance with the Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (HWMA/RCRA) SPF/SSS Permit. The clean-closure action levels will be achieved by removal and/or decontaminating or treating waste residues in the SPF tanks systems and the SSS piping/components. The system and associated piping and components are located in the MFC- 799 and MFC-799A Facilities. The closure will ensure the HWMA units will not require further maintenance and controls after closure, minimize or eliminate any threats to human health and the environment, and post closure release of

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CORAL Name: STS 1 Model Number: ICP  

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etching and deep/through wafer anisotropic etching capabilities. The tool uses two independent 13.56MHz to the plasma. The efficient inductive power coupling of the coil to the plasma allows high density plasmas will run a purge cycle three times before venting to atmosphere. When the loadlock is at atmosphere, a blue

Reif, Rafael

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Microsoft Word - ICP CX determinaton.doc  

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be achieved by removal andor decontaminating or treating waste residues in the SPF tanks systems and the SSS pipingcomponents. The system and associated piping and components...

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CORAL Name: STS 2 Model Number: ICP  

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. During the subsequent etch cycle, the passivating film is preferentially removed from the bottom the Transfer window located on the lower right of the screen: Click on the Unload button under the Lock heading and shut and latch the loadlock lid. Using a Sequence: Load the desired sequence using the Sequencer window

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Effects of Fluorine-Containing Graft and Block Copolymer Additives on Removal Characteristics of Dilute Benzene in Water by Microphase-Separated Membranes Modified with These Additives  

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Add to ACS ChemWorx ... When larger amounts of the PFA-g-PDMS and PFA-b-PDMS were added to a PMMA/PDMS, the latter additive could keep the microphase-separated structures with a continuous PDMS phase, but the former did not. ... Thus, in this study the pervaporation characteristics for the removal of benzene from a dilute aqueous solution of benzene using PFA-g-PDMS/PMMA-g-PDMS and PFA-b-PDMS/PMMA-g-PDMS membranes, which were prepared by adding fluorine-containing graft and block copolymer additives to the PMMA-g-PDMS membrane, were investigated. ...

Tadashi Uragmi; Hiroshi Yamada; Takashi Miyata

2006-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Flow Control Technique Using Diluted Epinephrine in the N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate Embolization of Visceral Artery Pseudoaneurysms Secondary to Chronic Pancreatitis  

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Although n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA) has been used as an effective liquid embolization material, its indication for pseudoaneurysms has seemingly been limited because of the technical difficulties of using NBCA, such as reflux to the parent artery and causing significant infarction. Thus, considerable skill in using NBCA or a device to control blood flow during its polymerization is required to achieve embolization without severe complications. We report our new technique for controlling blood flow using diluted epinephrine in transcatheter arterial NBCA embolization of five pseudoaneurysms in four cases secondary to hemosuccus pancreaticus.

Morishita, Hiroyuki, E-mail: hmorif@koto.kpu-m.ac.jp [Japan Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology (Japan); Yamagami, Takuji [Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science (Japan); Takeuchi, Yoshito [National Cancer Center, Division of Diagnostic Radiology (Japan); Matsumoto, Tomohiro; Asai, Shunsuke; Masui, Koji [Japan Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology (Japan); Sato, Hideki [Japan Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology (Japan); Taniguchi, Fumihiro [Japan Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Department of Surgery (Japan); Sato, Osamu [Japan Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Department of Diagnostic Radiology (Japan); Nishimura, Tsunehiko [Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science (Japan)

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling of asphaltene precipitation from n-alkane diluted heavy oils and bitumens using the PC-SAFT equation of state  

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Abstract In this work, the PC-SAFT equation of state was applied to the modeling of asphaltene precipitation from n-alkane diluted heavy oils and bitumens. Liquid–liquid equilibrium was assumed between a dense liquid phase (asphaltene-rich phase) and a light liquid phase. The liquid–liquid equilibrium calculation, in which only asphaltenes were allowed to partition to the dense phase, was performed using an efficient method with Michelsen's stability test. The bisection or Newton–Raphson method was used to improve convergence. Experimental information of the heavy oils and bitumens, characterized in terms of solubility fractions (saturates, aromatics, resins, and asphaltenes), was taken from the literature. Asphaltenes were divided into fractions of different molar masses using a gamma distribution function. Predictions of the PC-SAFT equation of state using linear correlations of the binary interaction parameters between asphaltene subfractions and the n-alkane were compared with the measured onset of precipitation and the amount of precipitated asphaltene (fractional yield) of the heavy oils and bitumens diluted with n-alkanes. Results of the comparison showed a satisfactory agreement between the experimental data and the calculated values with the PC-SAFT equation.

María A. Zúńiga-Hinojosa; Daimler N. Justo-García; Marco A. Aquino-Olivos; Luis A. Román-Ramírez; Fernando García-Sánchez

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Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Ethanol: Dilute-Acid Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Stover  

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Biochemical Conversion of Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Ethanol Dilute-Acid Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Stover D. Humbird, R. Davis, L. Tao, C. Kinchin, D. Hsu, and A. Aden National Renewable Energy Laboratory Golden, Colorado P. Schoen, J. Lukas, B. Olthof, M. Worley, D. Sexton, and D. Dudgeon Harris Group Inc. Seattle, Washington and Atlanta, Georgia Technical Report NREL/TP-5100-47764 May 2011 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308

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Lead Speciation by HPLC—ICP—AES and HPLC—ICP—MS  

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......detection. | Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati...Caruso Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati...Smelting operations and the combustion of coal have also con tributed...National Forensic Chemistry Center, U.S. Food......

Amel Al-Rashdan; Douglas Heitkemper; Joseph A. Caruso

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead Speciation by HPLC—ICP—AES and HPLC—ICP—MS  

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......graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (GFAAS) (5...electrothermal atom- ization atomic absorption spectrometry (EAAAS) (6...gas chromatog raphy atomic absorption spectrometry (GC-AAS...9 C with a refrigerated chiller (Neslab Instruments). The......

Amel Al-Rashdan; Douglas Heitkemper; Joseph A. Caruso

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead Speciation by HPLC—ICP—AES and HPLC—ICP—MS  

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......ronment is cause for great concern. Health authorities around the world are...even trace levels pose long term health risks (1). Young children are...in the home are a particularly dangerous health * This work w a s presented in......

Amel Al-Rashdan; Douglas Heitkemper; Joseph A. Caruso

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lead Speciation by HPLC—ICP—AES and HPLC—ICP—MS  

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......Industries) that allowed real-time display as well as data storage on magnetic disc. The concentric nebulizer was used with a...stripping voltametric determination of trimethyl- lead in seawater by polarography and mercury-199 and lead-207 nuclear magnetic......

Amel Al-Rashdan; Douglas Heitkemper; Joseph A. Caruso

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of technology for the monitoring of UF/sub 6/ mass flow in UF/sub 6/ streams diluted with H/sub 2/  

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The applicability, availability, and effectiveness of gas flow meters are assessed as a means for verifying the mass flows of pure UF/sub 6/ streams diluted with a carrier gas. The initial survey identified the orifice, pitot tube, thermal, vortex shedding, and vortex precession (swirl) meters as promising for the intended use. Subsequent assessments of these flow meters revealed that two - the orifice meter and the pitot tube meter - are the best choices for the proposed applications: the first is recommended for low velocity gas, small diameter piping; the latter, for high velocity gas, large diameter piping. Final selection of the gas flow meters should be based on test loop evaluations in which the proposed meters are subjected to gas flows, temperatures, and pressures representative of those expected in service. Known instruments are evaluated that may be applicable to the measurement of uranium or UF/sub 6/ concentration in a UF/sub 6/ - H/sub 2/ process stream at an aerodynamic enrichment plant. Of the six procedures evaluated, four have been used for process monitoring in a UF/sub 6/ environment: gas mass spectrometry, infrared-ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometry, gas chromatography, and acoustic gas analysis. The remaining two procedures, laser fluorimetry and atomic absorption spectroscopy, would require significant development work before they could be used for process monitoring. Infrared-ultravioloet-visible spectrophotometry is judged to be the best procedure currently available to perform the required measurement.

Baker, O.J.; Cooley, J.N.; Hewgley, W.A.; Moran, B.W.; Swindle, D.W. Jr.

1986-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detailed Simulations of Shock-Bifurcation and Ignition of an Argon-diluted Hydrogen/Oxygen Mixture in a Shock Tube  

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Detailed simulations of the bifurcation and ignition of an Argon-diluted Hydrogen/Oxygen mixture in the two-stage weak ignition regime are performed. An adaptive mesh-refinement (AMR) technique is employed to resolve all relevant physical scales that are associated with the viscous boundary-layer, the reaction front, and the shock-wave. A high-order hybrid WENO/central-differencing method is used as spatial discretization scheme, and a detailed chemical mechanism is employed to describe the combustion of the H2/O2 mixture. The operating conditions considered in this study are p = 5 bar and T = 1100 K, and fall in the third explosion limit. The computations show that the mixing of the thermally stratified fluid, carrying different momentum and enthalpy, introduces inhomogeneities in the core-region behind the reflected shock. These inhomogeneities act as localized ignition kernels. During the induction period, these kernels slowly expand and eventually transition to a detonation wave that rapidly consumes the unburned mixture.In competition with this detonation wave are the presence of secondary ignition kernels that appear in the unreacted core-region between reflected shock and detonation wave.

Ihme, Matthias [University of Michigan; Sun, Yong [University of Michigan; Deiterding, Ralf [ORNL

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Process Design and Economics for Biochemical Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Ethanol: Dilute-Acid Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Stover  

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This report describes one potential biochemical ethanol conversion process, conceptually based upon core conversion and process integration research at NREL. The overarching process design converts corn stover to ethanol by dilute-acid pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification, and co-fermentation. Building on design reports published in 2002 and 1999, NREL, together with the subcontractor Harris Group Inc., performed a complete review of the process design and economic model for the biomass-to-ethanol process. This update reflects NREL's current vision of the biochemical ethanol process and includes the latest research in the conversion areas (pretreatment, conditioning, saccharification, and fermentation), optimizations in product recovery, and our latest understanding of the ethanol plant's back end (wastewater and utilities). The conceptual design presented here reports ethanol production economics as determined by 2012 conversion targets and 'nth-plant' project costs and financing. For the biorefinery described here, processing 2,205 dry ton/day at 76% theoretical ethanol yield (79 gal/dry ton), the ethanol selling price is $2.15/gal in 2007$.

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K and Mn co-doped BaCd{sub 2}As{sub 2}: A hexagonal structured bulk diluted magnetic semiconductor with large magnetoresistance  

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A bulk diluted magnetic semiconductor was found in the K and Mn co-doped BaCd{sub 2}As{sub 2} system. Different from recently reported tetragonal ThCr{sub 2}Si{sub 2}-structured II-II-V based (Ba,K)(Zn,Mn){sub 2}As{sub 2}, the Ba{sub 1?y}K{sub y}Cd{sub 2?x}Mn{sub x}As{sub 2} system has a hexagonal CaAl{sub 2}Si{sub 2}-type structure with the Cd{sub 2}As{sub 2} layer forming a honeycomb-like network. The Mn concentration reaches up to x???0.4. Magnetization measurements show that the samples undergo ferromagnetic transitions with Curie temperature up to 16?K. With low coercive field of less than 10?Oe and large magnetoresistance of about ?70%, the hexagonal structured Ba{sub 1?y}K{sub y}Cd{sub 2?x}Mn{sub x}As{sub 2} can be served as a promising candidate for spin manipulations.

Yang, Xiaojun; Zhang, Pan; Jiang, Hao; Luo, Yongkang; Chen, Qian; Feng, Chunmu; Tao, Qian; Cao, Guanghan; Xu, Zhu-An, E-mail: zhuan@zju.edu.cn [Department of Physics and State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027 (China); Li, Yuke; Cao, Chao; Dai, Jianhui [Department of Physics, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou 310036 (China)

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Hallmark Cryptographic Serial Communication | Department of Energy  

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Protocol, a cryptographic security solution for device-to-device communication Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems 2010 Peer Review Presentations - Secure Communications...

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Serial siphon valving for centrifugal microfluidic platforms  

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computer-numerical control (CNC) machine (T-Tech, GA, USA-sensitive adhesive layers CNC-machined sample loading andCD (*1 mm thick) with CNC chamber features, (4) pressure-

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Serial No.: MJT/04.515  

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proposed action or implement another alternative. INTRODUCTION: NPR-3, also known as Teapot Dome, is a 9,481-acre (3,837 hectare) oilfield located in Natrona County, Wyoming,...

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Microcrystallization techniques for serial femtosecond crystallography...  

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method, where X-ray diffraction data are collected from a fully hydrated stream of nano- or microcrystals of biomolecules in their mother liquor using high-energy, X-ray...

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Heavy-Duty Waste Hauler with Chemically Correct Natural Gas Engine Diluted with EGR and Using a Three-Way Catalyst: Final Report, 24 February 2004 -- 23 February 2006  

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Heavy-Duty Waste Hauler with Heavy-Duty Waste Hauler with Chemically Correct Natural Gas Engine Diluted with EGR and Using a Three-Way Catalyst Final Report February 24, 2004 - February 23, 2006 T. Reppert Mack Trucks, Inc. Allentown, Pennsylvania J. Chiu Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, Texas Subcontract Report NREL/SR-540-38222 September 2005 Heavy-Duty Waste Hauler with Chemically Correct Natural Gas Engine Diluted with EGR and Using a Three-Way Catalyst Final Report February 24, 2004 - February 23, 2006 T. Reppert Mack Trucks, Inc. Allentown, Pennsylvania J. Chiu Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, Texas NREL Technical Monitor: R. Parish Prepared under Subcontract No. ZCI-4-32049-01 Subcontract Report NREL/SR-540-38222 September 2005 National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Process Design and Economics for the Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Hydrocarbons: Dilute-Acid and Enzymatic Deconstruction of Biomass to Sugars and Biological Conversion of Sugars to Hydrocarbons  

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This report describes one potential conversion process to hydrocarbon products by way of biological conversion of lingnocellulosic-dervied sugars. The process design converts biomass to a hydrocarbon intermediate, a free fatty acid, using dilute-acid pretreatement, enzymatic saccharification, and bioconversion. Ancillary areas--feed handling, hydrolysate conditioning, product recovery and upgrading (hydrotreating) to a final blendstock material, wastewater treatment, lignin combusion, and utilities--are also included in the design.

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Process Design and Economics for the Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Hydrocarbons: Dilute-Acid and Enzymatic Deconstruction of Biomass to Sugars and Biological Conversion of Sugars to Hydrocarbons  

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This report describes one potential conversion process to hydrocarbon products by way of biological conversion of lingnocellulosic-dervied sugars. The process design converts biomass to a hydrocarbon intermediate, a free fatty acid, using dilute-acid pretreatement, enzymatic saccharification, and bioconversion. Ancillary areas--feed handling, hydrolysate conditioning, product recovery and upgrading (hydrotreating) to a final blendstock material, wastewater treatment, lignin combusion, and utilities--are also included in the design.

Davis, R.; Tao, L.; Tan, E. C. D.; Biddy, M. J.; Beckham, G. T.; Scarlata, C.; Jacobson, J.; Cafferty, K.; Ross, J.; Lukas, J.; Knorr, D.; Schoen, P.

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Evidence of Spin Glass Dynamics in Dilute LiHoxY1xF4 J. A. Quilliam, S. Meng, C. G. A. Mugford, and J. B. Kycia  

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Evidence of Spin Glass Dynamics in Dilute LiHoxY1Ă?xF4 J. A. Quilliam, S. Meng, C. G. A. Mugford as a spin glass and not as an exotic spin liquid as was previously observed. A dynamical scaling analysis suggests a spin glass transition temperature of 43 Ă? 2 mK with an exponent z ÂĽ 7:8 Ă? 0:2. DOI: 10.1103/Phys

Le Roy, Robert J.

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Comparative Study of Corn Stover Pretreated by Dilute Acid and Cellulose Solvent-Based Lignocellulose Fractionation: Enzymatic Hydrolysis, Supramolecular Structure, and Substrate Accessibility  

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Liberation of fermentable sugars from recalcitrant biomass is among the most costly steps for emerging cellulosic ethanol production. Here we compared two pretreatment methods (dilute acid, DA, and cellulose solvent and organic solvent lignocellulose fractionation, COSLIF) for corn stover. At a high cellulase loading [15 filter paper units (FPUs) or 12.3 mg cellulase per gram of glucan], glucan digestibilities of the corn stover pretreated by DA and COSLIF were 84% at hour 72 and 97% at hour 24, respectively. At a low cellulase loading (5 FPUs per gram of glucan), digestibility remained as high as 93% at hour 24 for the COSLIF-pretreated corn stover but reached only {approx}60% for the DA-pretreated biomass. Quantitative determinations of total substrate accessibility to cellulase (TSAC), cellulose accessibility to cellulase (CAC), and non-cellulose accessibility to cellulase (NCAC) based on adsorption of a non-hydrolytic recombinant protein TGC were measured for the first time. The COSLIF-pretreated corn stover had a CAC of 11.57 m{sup 2}/g, nearly twice that of the DA-pretreated biomass (5.89 m{sup 2}/g). These results, along with scanning electron microscopy images showing dramatic structural differences between the DA- and COSLIF-pretreated samples, suggest that COSLIF treatment disrupts microfibrillar structures within biomass while DA treatment mainly removes hemicellulose. Under the tested conditions COSLIF treatment breaks down lignocellulose structure more extensively than DA treatment, producing a more enzymatically reactive material with a higher CAC accompanied by faster hydrolysis rates and higher enzymatic digestibility.

Zhu, Z.; Sathitsuksanoh, N.; Vinzant, T.; Schell, D. J.; McMillian, J. D.; Zhang, Y. H. P.

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilution-based emissions sampling from stationary sources: part 2 - gas-fired combustors compared with other fuel-fired systems  

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With the recent focus on fine particle matter (PM2.5), new, self- consistent data are needed to characterize emissions from combustion sources. Emissions data for gas-fired combustors are presented, using dilution sampling as the reference. The sampling and analysis of the collected particles in the presence of precursor gases, SO{sub 2}, nitrogen oxide, volatile organic compound, and NH{sub 3} is discussed; the results include data from eight gas fired units, including a dual- fuel institutional boiler and a diesel engine powered electricity generator. These data are compared with results in the literature for heavy-duty diesel vehicles and stationary sources using coal or wood as fuels. The results show that the gas-fired combustors have very low PM2.5 mass emission rates in the range of {approximately}10{sup -4} lb/million Btu (MMBTU) compared with the diesel backup generator with particle filter, with {approximately} 5 x 10{sup -3} lb/MMBTU. Even higher mass emission rates are found in coal-fired systems, with rates of {approximately} 0.07 lb/MMBTU for a bag-filter-controlled pilot unit burning eastern bituminous coal. The characterization of PM2.5 chemical composition from the gas-fired units indicates that much of the measured primary particle mass in PM2.5 samples is organic or elemental carbon and, to a much less extent, sulfate. Metal emissions are low compared with the diesel engines and the coal- or wood-fueled combustors. The metals found in the gas- fired combustor particles are low in concentration. The interpretation of the particulate carbon emissions is complicated by the fact that an approximately equal amount of particulate carbon is found on the particle collector and a backup filter. It is likely that measurement artifacts are positively biasing 'true' particulate carbon emissions results. 49 refs., 1 fig., 12 tabs.

England, G.C.; Watson, J.G.; Chow, J.C.; Zielinska, B.; Chang, M.C.O.; Loos, K.R.; Hidy. G.M. [GE Energy, Santa Ana, CA (United States)

2007-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercialization of New Lattice-Matched Multi-Junction Solar Cells Based on Dilute Nitrides: July 8, 2010 - March 7, 2012  

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Final Technical Progress Report for PV Incubator subcontract NAT-0-99013-03. The overall objective of this Incubator subcontract was to complete the work necessary to make commercial ready solar cells using the dilute nitride technology. The specific objectives of this program were aimed at completing the development of a triple-junction solar cell that incorporates a GaInNAs {approx}1eV subcell to the point of commercial readiness, and determining the cell reliability and, if necessary, identifying and eliminating process or material related issues that lead to early-life cell failures. There were three major objectives for Phase 1, each of which focuses on a key element of the solar cell that determines its performance in a commercial CPV system. One objective was to optimize the quality and performance of the key individual components making up the solar cell structure and then to optimize the integration of these components into a complete triple-junction cell. A second objective was to design and test anti-reflective coating that maximizes the light coupled into a 3J cell with a {approx}1 eV bottom cell bandgap. The third objective was to develop Highly Accelerated Life Tests (HALT) protocols and tools for identifying and correcting potential reliability problems. The Phase 2 objectives were a continuation of the work begun in Phase 1 but aimed at optimizing cell performance for commercial requirements. Phase 2 had four primary objectives: (1) develop a glass-matched anti-reflective coating (ARC) and optimize the cell/ARC to give good performance at 60C operating temperature, (2) optimize the cell for good operation at 60C and high concentration, and (3) complete the light biased HALT system and use it to determine what, if any, failures are observed, and (4) determine the reliability limits of the optimized cell.

Herb, J.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MagLab - Dilution Refrigerator  

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in science. Using a condensationevaporation cycle not unlike that of a kitchen refrigerator, a dil fridge takes 4.2 K liquid helium way down to 1.5 K. The animation below...

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Biotechnology: Diluted optimism at Osaka  

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... of Osaka made its bid last week to establish itself as the Japanese "capital of biotechnology" with what was billed as "the first international conference on ...

Alun Anderson

1985-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - ICP-12-010webpost.doc  

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2-004 2-004 SECTION A. Project Title: INTEC - Suspect RH-TRU (AMWTP) SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action involves transferring suspect remote-handled transuranic (RH-TRU) waste containers from the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) to the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC). The suspect containers will be opened and inspected for RH-TRU. All non-RH-TRU (i.e. low level waste, Contact Handled (CH)-TRU, secondary waste, etc.) materials will be returned to AMWTP. The identified RH-TRU waste will be repackaged as necessary and made ready for characterization and shipment to Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). The specific steps are: ď‚· Transfer suspect RH-TRU waste containers from Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) to INTEC for

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Microsoft Word - ICP-11-007webpost.doc  

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7 7 SECTION A. Project Title: TRA-632 Hot Cell Drain Piping Clean Closure SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action will perform clean-closure of TRA-632 Hot Cell Drain Piping, which has been determined to be contaminated with transuranic (TRU) isotopes and RCRA hazardous waste (Hazardous Waste Numbers D006, D007, D008, and D009). The HWMA/RCRA Closure Plan for the TRA-632 Hot Cell Drain Piping - Voluntary Consent Order Action Plan VCO-5.8.d (DOE/ID-11434) was approved by the State of Idaho Department of Environmental Quality and defines the clean-closure activities. The TRA-632 Hot Cell Drain Piping clean-closure involves stabilizing, cutting, and disposing of the piping and ancillary equipment; as well as removing contaminated soil and collecting soil samples for use in a risk assessment to ensure the closure performance standards have been

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Microsoft Word - ICP-11-005webpost.doc  

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5 5 SECTION A. Project Title: INTEC - Tank Farm Closure Project SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action will continue to clean and close underground storage tanks located in the Tank Farm Facility (TFF) within the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center (INTEC). The closure actions are part of approved Hazardous Waste Management Act/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (HWMA/RCRA) Closure Plans. The TFF has been closed in phases based on available funding. The final phase is addressed in this document and is scheduled to be completed in October of 2015. The remaining scope includes decontaminating and grouting tanks, vaults, and some piping including the remaining cooling coils. The remaining four 300,000-gallon tanks (VES-WM-187, -188, -189, and -190) will be decontaminated and grouted. The tanks will be

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Microsoft Word - ICP-10-010webpost.doc  

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10 10 SECTION A. Project Title: INTEC - Light Water Breeder Reactor Fuel Rods Loading for Disposal SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action will transfer drums of low-level waste to a transportation cask in the Weather/Decon Enclosure at the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF). The U233 waste in this waste stream consists of 64 drums of unirradiated fabricated single rods consisting of U0 2 /ThO 2 fuel pellets in zirconium rods and one drum with two short rods and miscellaneous bagged pellets. The waste was generated during the development of the Light Water Breeder Reactor (LWBR) during the 1970's. The waste was received from the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory from late 1980 to early 1981. The drums will be loaded into the 10-160B Cask for disposal at the

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Mass Spectrometer: Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP-MS), Multi...  

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was completed in February 2011. Although no research has been performed beyond an initial exploration of the Neptune's capabilities, potential users have been contacted in both the...

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Improving ICP with Easy Implementation for Free Form Surface Matching  

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is the information bridging points in different images. But these kinds of information cannot guarantee

Liu, Yonghuai

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Operating Procedures for the SAMCO ICP RIE System  

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in the following SOP. IMPORTANT: You should include an hour of time in your reservation to perform a pre-etch clean........................................................................................................ 10 4. Gas Delivery System........................................................................................................... 13 Pressure Conversion Chart

Reif, Rafael

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Microsoft Word - icp11001CXPostForm.doc  

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rules and regulations, carried out within a Waste Area Group (WAG), will support the remedial investigation feasibility studies (RIFS) under CERCLA and appropriate RCRA...

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Microsoft Word - ICP-10-010webpost.doc  

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10 10 SECTION A. Project Title: INTEC - Light Water Breeder Reactor Fuel Rods Loading for Disposal SECTION B. Project Description The proposed action will transfer drums of low-level waste to a transportation cask in the Weather/Decon Enclosure at the Idaho CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF). The U233 waste in this waste stream consists of 64 drums of unirradiated fabricated single rods consisting of U0 2 /ThO 2 fuel pellets in zirconium rods and one drum with two short rods and miscellaneous bagged pellets. The waste was generated during the development of the Light Water Breeder Reactor (LWBR) during the 1970's. The waste was received from the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory from late 1980 to early 1981. The drums will be loaded into the 10-160B Cask for disposal at the

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Process Design and Economics for the Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Hydrocarbons: Dilute-Acid and Enzymatic Deconstruction of Biomass to Sugars and Biological Conversion of Sugars to Hydrocarbons  

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Process Design and Economics Process Design and Economics for the Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Hydrocarbons: Dilute-Acid and Enzymatic Deconstruction of Biomass to Sugars and Biological Conversion of Sugars to Hydrocarbons R. Davis, L. Tao, E.C.D. Tan, M.J. Biddy, G.T. Beckham, and C. Scarlata National Renewable Energy Laboratory J. Jacobson and K. Cafferty Idaho National Laboratory J. Ross, J. Lukas, D. Knorr, and P. Schoen Harris Group Inc. Technical Report NREL/TP-5100-60223 October 2013 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. This report is available at no cost from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at www.nrel.gov/publications.

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VOLUME 77, NUMBER 10 P H Y S I C A L R E V I E W L E T T E R S 2 SEPTEMBER 1996 Lyapunov Exponents from Kinetic Theory for a Dilute, Field-Driven Lorentz Gas  

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. Cohen,3 H. A. Posch,4 and Ch. Dellago4 1 Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Utrecht, Postbus 80006, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands 2 Institute for Physical Science and Technology for a dilute, random, two-dimensional Lorentz gas in an applied field, E, in a steady state at constant energy

Dellago, Christoph

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Film quality in relation to deposition conditions of {ital a}-SI:H films deposited by the {open_quote}{open_quote}hot wire{close_quote}{close_quote} method using highly diluted silane  

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The deposition parameter space has been extensively explored using the hot wire technique with 1{percent} SiH{sub 4} in He as a source gas. To achieve reasonable deposition rates despite the high dilution, the filament was positioned at 1{endash}2 cm from the substrate. This short distance introduced a large nonuniformity across the substrate in deposition rate as well as in film properties. These spatial variations were used to analyze which factors in the deposition determine film quality. Radiation from the filament as well as deposition rate cannot explain the large variation in film properties, leaving gas-phase reactions of Si and H from the hot filament as the primary cause. It is clear that radicals evaporated from the filament must undergo gas-phase reactions with SiH{sub 4} before deposition in order to produce high-quality material. Thus, conditions such as increasing the chamber pressure or going to a heavier carrier gas increase the fraction of radicals that can react before reaching the substrate and, therefore, improve the film quality. However, such conditions also enhance multiple radical reactions before such radicals reach the substrate and this can have a negative effect on film quality: this is attributed to gas-phase nucleation with incorporation of conglomerates. The gas-phase chemistry is quite different from that of plasma-enhanced decomposition in that no disilane or trisilane is formed in significant quantities. This, and the dependence on pressure, indicates that the pathway for formation of these heavier particles is radical{endash}radical reactions. {copyright} {ital 1996 American Institute of Physics.}

Molenbroek, E.C.; Mahan, A.H.; Johnson, E.J. [National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado 80401 (United States)] [National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado 80401 (United States); Gallagher, A.C. [Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado and National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0440 (United States)] [Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado and National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0440 (United States)

1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Storage, Ageing, Refilling, and Dilution of Photoresists  

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.microchemicals.eu/technical_information Photoresists, developers, remover, adhesion promoters, etchants, and solvents ... Phone: +49 731 36080-409 www also blue and green light which matches the spectral sensitivity of many photoresists (g-line = 435 nm;Photoresists, developers, remover, adhesion promoters, etchants, and solvents ... Phone: +49 731 36080-409 www

Yoo, S. J. Ben

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Hierarchical Interfacebased Supervisory Control Part I: Serial Case  

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.A. Brandin is with Siemens Corporate Technology, Munich, Germany. Email: bertil.brandin@siemens.com W potentially significant savings in computational effort. Additionally, the development of clean interfaces

Smith, Spencer

344

Room-temperature macromolecular serial crystallography using synchrotron radiation  

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The room-temperature structure of lysozyme is determined using 40000 individual diffraction patterns from micro-crystals flowing in liquid suspension across a synchrotron microfocus beamline.

Stellato, F.

2014-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Bit-serial RISC processing element for parallel processing  

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Corpo- ration and the KSR-1 by Kendall Square Research. These machines are expected to attain an impressive peak performance ranging from 300Gflops (Intel Paragon) up to 2Tflops by the TMC CM-5 using 16K SPARC processing elements[3]. SIMD and MIMD...

Haidar, Faisal A

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Seriality in Contemporary American Memoir: 1957-2007  

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is a burgeoning and powerful form of self-expression, and that a close examination of how authors are presenting and re-presenting themselves as they challenge conventional life writing narrative structures will influence not only the way we read... is a burgeoning and powerful form of self-expression, and that a close examination of how authors are presenting and re-presenting themselves as they challenge conventional life writing narrative structures will influence not only the way we read...

McDaniel-Carder, Nicole Eve

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

347

Detecting changes in serial myocardial perfusion SPECT: A simulation study  

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Modersitzki, PhD, Russell D. Folks, BS, CNMT, and Ernest V. Garcia, PhD Background. New algorithms were and should generally accelerate clinical trials while decreas- ing their costs. Better methods for detecting, and reproducibility of interpretation.8 These nuclear imaging quantitative approaches are well estab- lished

Modersitzki, Jan

348

Dynamic Control of Serial-batch Processing Systems  

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................................................................ 8 1.4 Organization of the dissertation .......................................................... 9 II LITERATURE REVIEW ............................................................................... 11 2.1 Batch process control... .......................................................................................... 31 3.2 Problem definition and notation ........................................................... 33 3.3 Next arrival re-sequencing based control heuristic (NARCH) ............ 35 3.4 Simulation study...

Cerekci, Abdullah

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

349

A sociological analysis of serial murder: victim and offender characteristics  

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-Offender Race/Ethnicity and Gender . . . 68 4. Victim State of Dress 69 5. Sexual Versus NonSexual Victims . 71 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The Green River Killer, responsible for the deaths of over 50 women in and around Seattle, Washington, who to this day...-Offender Race/Ethnicity and Gender . . . 68 4. Victim State of Dress 69 5. Sexual Versus NonSexual Victims . 71 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The Green River Killer, responsible for the deaths of over 50 women in and around Seattle, Washington, who to this day...

Dunlap, Donna Jean

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

350

Two stage serial impingement cooling for isogrid structures  

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A system for cooling a wall (24) of a component having an outer surface with raised ribs (12) defining a structural pocket (10), including: an inner wall (26) within the structural pocket and separating the wall outer surface within the pocket into a first region (28) outside of the inner wall and a second region (40) enclosed by the inner wall; a plate (14) disposed atop the raised ribs and enclosing the structural pocket, the plate having a plate impingement hole (16) to direct cooling air onto an impingement cooled area (38) of the first region; a cap having a skirt (50) in contact with the inner wall, the cap having a cap impingement hole (20) configured to direct the cooling air onto an impingement cooled area (44) of the second region, and; a film cooling hole (22) formed through the wall in the second region.

Lee, Ching-Pang; Morrison, Jay A.

2014-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

351

Automated 3D reconstruction of neuronal structures from serial sections  

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D Data Transfer 16 E Preliminary Filtering VI DATA RECONSTRUCTION A Overview of Reconstruction 18 B The Recon System 18 VII SECTION SEGMENTATION 22 A Feature Detection and Isolation 22 B Creation and Storage of ROIs . C Data Compression 24... OF NEURONS AND FIBERS 36 X JUNCTION AND BEND DETECTION. 38 A Junction Classi6cation . 38 B Models of Dendritic Bifurcation 41 XI RESULTS 45 A Reconstruction of Simulated Data 45 B Overview of Visualization Procedure 50 XII CONCLUSIONS 52 A Parallel...

Burton, Brent P

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

A bit-serial RISC architecture for MIMD computing  

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Systems 1. Interconnection Topologies a. Interprocessor Bus b. Mesh Interconnections c. Multistage Interconnection Networks d. Cube Interconnections 2. MIMD Computers 3. SIMD Computers B. Parallel Processing Devices 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 5 8...-Hatching Patterns and Layer Names . . 41 10 Static Random Access Memory Cell Layout Static Random Access Memory Cell Array 43 45 D-Flip-Flop with Clear Layout 47 12 Programmable Logic Array Layout Section 49 14 ALU Result PLA Layout ALU Carry...

Troy, Kevin Michael

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

353

Serial time-resolved crystallography of photosystem II using...  

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Source: Nature Year: 2014 Volume: Published online 09 July 2014 Pages: ABSTRACT: Photosynthesis, a process catalysed by plants, algae and cyanobacteria converts sunlight to...

354

Synthesis and Evaluation of a Novel Hybrid Polymer Containing Manganese and Iron Oxides as a Sorbent for As(III) and As(V) Removal  

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The obtained solutions, after dilution, were analyzed for content of both metals using inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy ICP-AES (Varian Liberty). ... This research project was supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland in the years 2009–2012 (Project No. N N523 418537). ...

Irena Jacukowicz-Sobala; Daniel Oci?ski; El?bieta Kocio?ek-Balawejder

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

355

Some serologic aspects of the immune response in the Atlantic bottle-nosed porpoise, Tursiops truncatus  

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-rabbit globulin fluorescein conjugated (SARC) was obtained commercially. Blood samples were taken and processed as before. Each of the above serologic re'agents were titered using the IF technique. In each case, 0. 1 ml. of the specific reagent to be titered... was diluted in a serial two-fold. fashion with pH '7. 2 phosphate buffered saline (PBS), and each dilution was reacted with dilutions of the other reagents arbitrarily set as follows: RAEI and RACP- 1:2; RAP - 1:2; and SARC ? 1:25. The working dilutions...

Gray, Kenneth Neil

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Progressing batch hydrolysis process  

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A progressive batch hydrolysis process for producing sugar from a lignocellulosic feedstock, comprising passing a stream of dilute acid serially through a plurality of percolation hydrolysis reactors charged with said feedstock, at a flow rate, temperature and pressure sufficient to substantially convert all the cellulose component of the feedstock to glucose; cooling said dilute acid stream containing glucose, after exiting the last percolation hydrolysis reactor, then feeding said dilute acid stream serially through a plurality of prehydrolysis percolation reactors, charged with said feedstock, at a flow rate, temperature and pressure sufficient to substantially convert all the hemicellulose component of said feedstock to glucose; and cooling the dilute acid stream containing glucose after it exits the last prehydrolysis reactor.

Wright, John D. (Denver, CO)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

e-mail: dr.mohsen.akbari@gmail.com Biomedical Engineering Department,  

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of arbitrary cross sections forms the basis of a class of applications in microfluidics, which has applications in use for liquid handling in microfluidic systems, such as the use of pumps, centrifugal force, electro elsewhere [18]. In many applications such as autonomous microfluidic systems [2], serial diluters [19

Bahrami, Majid

358

An Exocyst Complex Functions in Plant Cell Growth in Arabidopsis and Tobacco  

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...purification step by dialysis. In the second...chromatography electrospray ionization tandem...Blue Native Electrophoresis and the Yeast Two-Hybrid...in detergent and treatment with the dye Coomassie...muL of sterile water and dropped on...muL of sterile water. Serial dilutions...

Michal Hála; Rex Cole; Lukáš Synek; Edita Drdová; Tamara Pečenková; Alfred Nordheim; Tobias Lamkemeyer; Johannes Madlung; Frank Hochholdinger; John E. Fowler; Viktor Žárský

2008-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

359

Polymer Preprints 2004, 45(2), CHARGE DENSITY EFFECTS IN SALT -FREE  

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-methyl-2-vinyl pyridinium chloride (PMVP-Cl) with various charge density and uncharged neutral parent poly of the random copolymers of 2-vinyl pyridine and N- methyl-2-vinyl pyridinium chloride. First, the parent dry P2 by serial dilution. Polymer concentration is reported in moles of monomers (vinyl pyridine or vinyl

Colby, Ralph H.

360

Immunological Detection of DNA Damage Caused by Melphalan Using Monoclonal Antibodies  

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...adducts were varied together in the serial dilutions. The concentrations of DNA and RNA 5100-'xo e 80- o: 60- 40-rescence inIS}= 0 z .,E_E1 100-Xo* 801o j60:' rt ^ 40- 20-Olx 4> \\ \\\\\\ \\\\\\ \\\\\\^:Va1111 ""i i ' "IMI' ""i10 100...

Michael J. Tilby; Jennifer M. Styles; Christopher J. Dean

1987-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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361

Online Pre-Column Derivatization with Chromatographic Separation to Determine Folic Acid  

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......St., Cairo 11562, Egypt A simple, sensitive...has led to increasing demands on the automation of...Medifood Enshas (Sharkeya, Egypt). Each tablet was claimed...calibration were prepared daily by serial dilutions of...Ismailia Road, Cairo, Egypt. | JOURNAL ARTICLE...

Samy Emara; Tsutomu Masujima; Walaa Zarad; Maha Kamal; Ramzia EI-Bagary

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

In situ boron isotope measurements of natural geological materials by LA-MC-ICP-MS  

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There are two main methods to determine boron isotopic composition. One is the solution method, in which boron is purified after the samples are dissolved in solution and the boron isotope ratios are determined b...

KeJun Hou; YanHe Li; YingKai Xiao; Feng Liu; YouRong Tian

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Multielement analysis of coal by ICP techniques using solution nebulization and laser ablation  

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The combination of inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry and high resolution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for the determination of 70 elements in coal were studied. Four microwave-assisted digestion procedures with different dissolution mixtures (nitric and hydrofluoric acids, aqua regia and hydrogen peroxide), lithium metaborate fusion with and without previous sample ashing as well as direct sampling by laser ablation (LA) have been tested. Examples of spectral interferences are given and different correction procedures are discussed. Detection limits in the low ng g?1 range were obtained for most of the elements investigated by using high-purity reagents and by taking special care to prevent sample contamination during preparation. The precision was assessed from replicate analysis (including sample preparation) of coal samples and was found to be, as average values far all elements, 4–5% RSD and 10–15% RSD for procedures including sample digestion and LA sampling, respectively. The accuracy of the overall analytical procedures was estimated by analysis of certified reference materials and of a coal sample obtained from the Interlab Trace round robin test. Among the dissolution mixtures tested, the combination of nitric and hydrofluoric acids with hydrogen peroxide provide the best agreement with certified, recommended, literature-compiled or consensus values, though fusion is necessary to obtain quantitative recoveries for Si, Cr, Hf, W, Zr, Y. In general, results obtained by LA fall within ±20% of those obtained after digestion.

Ilia Rodushkin; Mikael D Axelsson; Erik Burman

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

E-Print Network 3.0 - atomic source icp-rims Sample Search Results  

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Lecture in the 66th Arthur H. Compton Series Some of the greatest... other quantities; cold atoms have succeeded in producing the most accurate atomic clocks to date Source:...

365

REPORT OF THE INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA -MASS SPECTROMETRY (ICP-MS)  

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) to be conducted. All fumes are neutralized via a water-based scrubber before being vented to the atmosphere Hydride Generator (Fig. 7) 1 IBM Computer with 17" Monitor 1 Eletrothermal Vaporization Unit (Mark IIIa at a cost of $27,225. Ultrapure water is supplied by a Barnstead-Thermolyne Nanopure water system which

366

Ancestral Polynesian Pottery Production and Exchange Analysis Using LA-ICP-MS  

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(Clark 1989). Within the last 400 years, Tula underwent shoreline progradation by approximately 0.4 kilometers, while shoreline progradation has occurred in Maloata as well, leaving behind 1500 year old cultural deposits (Ayres and Eisler 1987...). Studies in site formation processes at To?aga, Ofu resulted in a morphodynamic model for the development of the coastal plain at To?aga (Kirch 1993). This model demonstrates Holocene sea levels rose at range of 1 to 2 meters from 4000 to 2000 years B...

Bartek, Christopher

2009-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

367

GISS ICP at Columbia University SSttuuddyyiinngg GGlloobbaall CChhaannggee aanndd tthhee EEnnvviirroonnmmeenntt  

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large quantities of fossil fuels such as petroleum, coal and natural gas. Burning fossil fuels release additional greenhouse gases, such as nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide into the atmosphere storage in the trees. We can study this forest carbon as well, with land-use variations (fire) as we began

368

On-Line Boron-10 Determination from Blood Samples by ICP-MS  

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Accurate and fast boron analysis is essential in BNC-treatment of glioma patients. Standard boron analytical assay from biological samples are direct current plasma atomic emission spectrometry,1 inductively coup...

M. Kulvik; J. Laakso; J. Vähätalo; R. Zilliacus

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Trace Elemental Variation in Dosidicus Gigas Statoliths Using LA-ICP-MS  

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classified as distinct group for the first time using these methods. Elemental fingerprint signatures were found to be significantly different at multiple ontogenic growth regions of the statolith. Seattle and California paralarvae exhibited similar...

Arbuckle, Nancy 1980-

2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

370

E-Print Network 3.0 - alpha spectrometry icp-ms Sample Search...  

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Collection: Multidisciplinary Databases and Resources 11 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A 591 (2008) 490509 Systematic study of trace radioactive...

371

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

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

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

2011-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

372

Chapter 7.42 Oxford Plasmalab 100 ICP (Compound III-V)  

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purging steps in the load lock vent. Do not breathe in vapor from the loadlock on vent. Never abort a vent degree 7.2.5 Known possible problems: 7.2.5.1 Overpassivation: The CH3+Cl2+H2 chemistry is a very use the "stop" button. This is equivalent to aborting your process and will leave the wafer

Healy, Kevin Edward

373

Quantitative analysis of phosphosilicate glass films on silicon wafers for calibration of x-ray fluorescence spectrometry standards  

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The phosphorus and silicon contents of phosphosilicate glass films deposited by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) on silicon wafers were determined. These films were prepared for use as x-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometry standards. The thin films were removed from the wafer by etching with dilute hydrofluoric acid, and the P and Si concentrations in solution were determined by inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP). The calculated phosphorus concentration ranged from 2.2 to 12 wt %, with an uncertainty of 2.73 to 10.1 relative percent. Variation between the calculated weight loss (summation of P/sub 2/O/sub 5/ and SiO/sub 2/ amounts as determined by ICP) and the measured weight loss (determined gravimetrically) averaged 4.9%. Results from the ICP method, Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), dispersive infrared spectroscopy, electron microprobe, and x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy for the same samples are compared.

Weissman, S.H.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Progressing batch hydrolysis process  

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A progressive batch hydrolysis process is disclosed for producing sugar from a lignocellulosic feedstock. It comprises passing a stream of dilute acid serially through a plurality of percolation hydrolysis reactors charged with feed stock, at a flow rate, temperature and pressure sufficient to substantially convert all the cellulose component of the feed stock to glucose. The cooled dilute acid stream containing glucose, after exiting the last percolation hydrolysis reactor, serially fed through a plurality of pre-hydrolysis percolation reactors, charged with said feedstock, at a flow rate, temperature and pressure sufficient to substantially convert all the hemicellulose component of said feedstock to glucose. The dilute acid stream containing glucose is cooled after it exits the last prehydrolysis reactor.

Wright, J.D.

1985-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

375

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - Portable Dilution Refrigerat...  

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Bottom Interface Shown on lab bench. PDF Rotating Probe Bottom Interface View a high-res version of this image....

376

The Density of States in Dilute Solid Solutions  

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...relative to its value in the pure solvent, is derived. It is shown to...density of states in the pure solvent. The result, which follows...laborious derivation by means of Green function techniques. An application...approximate evaluation of the Green function method, is amended...

1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Measurement of Porosity in Dilute Acid Pretreated Corn Stover  

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The conclusions of this report are: (1) pretreated corn stover appeared to have more accessible pore volume than raw corn stover; (2) solute exclusion method--differences in the pore volume were not detectable due to the high variability of the measurements; (3) thermoporosimetry--differences in pore volume between pretreated samples were not observed despite the low variability of the measurement and a good correction was found between unfrozen water at 240K and xylan content; and (4) porosity measurements showed no correlation between ethanol yields and the volume accessible to an enzyme size probe, for this sample set.

Ishizawa, C.; Davis, M. F.; Johnson, D. K.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Fading Away: Dilution and User Behaviour Paul Thomas  

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entering another query into the search interface) than a user who has found a large number of relevant, hoping for better results; 3. Switching to a different search engine and entering the same query, hoping@unimelb.edu.au ABSTRACT When faced with a poor set of document summaries on the first page of returned search results

Thomas, Paul

379

Redistribution of Lignin Caused by Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Biomass  

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Research conducted at NREL has shown that lignin undergoes a phase transition during thermochemical pretreatments conducted above its glass transition temperature. The lignin coalesces within the plant cell wall and appears as microscopic droplets on cell surfaces. It is clear that pretreatment causes significant changes in lignin distribution in pretreatments at all scales from small laboratory reactors to pilot scale reactors. A method for selectively extracting lignin droplets from the surfaces of pretreated cell walls has allowed us to characterize the chemical nature and molecular weight distribution of this fraction. The effect of lignin redistribution on the digestibility of pretreated solids has also been tested. It is clear that removal of the droplets increases the digestibility of pretreated corn stover. The improved digestibility could be due to decreased non-specific binding of enzymes to lignin in the droplets, or because the droplets no longer block access to cellulose.

Johnson, D. K.; Donohoe, B. S.; Katahira, R.; Tucker, M. P.; Vinzant, T. B.; Himmel, M. E.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Effective field theory for dilute fermions with pairing  

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Effective field theory (EFT) methods for a uniform system of fermions with short-range, natural interactions are extended to include pairing correlations, as part of a program to develop a systematic Kohn-Sham density functional theory (DFT) for medium and heavy nuclei. An effective action formalism for local composite operators leads to a free-energy functional that includes pairing by applying an inversion method order by order in the EFT expansion. A consistent renormalization scheme is demonstrated for the uniform system through next-to-leading order, which includes induced-interaction corrections to pairing.

Furnstahl, R.J. [Department of Physics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 (United States)], E-mail: furnstahl.1@osu.edu; Hammer, H.-W. [Helmholtz-Institut fuer Strahlen- und Kernphysik (Theorie), Universitaet Bonn, Nussallee 14-16, D-53115 Bonn (Germany)], E-mail: hammer@itkp.uni-bonn.de; Puglia, S.J. [SBIG PLC, Berkeley Square House, London W1J 6BR (United Kingdom)], E-mail: spuglia@sbiguk.com

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Determination of dilution factors in a nuclear facility  

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location was found to be 909. From the results of this study it was determined that the described method can be used to determine dilu- tion factors in any facility effectively. ACKNOWLEDGENENTS I wish to express my sincere appreciation to Dr. R. D... and diverse studies. Atmospheric dispersion of particles and gases from the atomic energy field is constantly being studied. Emperical dispersion calculations for aerosol releases into the atmosphere are well known ' . In addition, (1, 2) studies...

Sandel, Philip Sidney

1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Effects of Fuel Dilution with Biodiesel on Lubricant Acidity...  

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Affecting Fuel Economy and Engine Wear Reducing Lubricant Ash Impact on Exhaust Aftertreatment with a Oil Conditioning Filter Development of High Performance Heavy Duty Engine Oils...

383

Efficiency Dilution: Long-Term Exergy Conversion Trends in Japan  

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In the electricity sector, for instance, adoption of hydropower was followed by fossil-fired plants and then by nuclear power, each technology being successively less efficient from an exergy perspective. ... Japan is an interesting case given its history of rapid economic and technological development to become a leading economic power in spite of an acute scarcity of domestic natural resources. ...

Eric Williams; Benjamin Warr; Robert U. Ayres

2008-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

384

Derivation of Equivalent Continuous Dilution for Cyclic, Unsteady Driving Forces  

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Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building TechnologiesEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Building Technology

Mortensen, Dorthe K.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Isotopic dilution and solvent effect studies using raman difference spectroscopy  

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compartment cell held 3 ml of sample. The speed of rotation of the cells during collection was about 10 revolu- tions per second. A trigger wheel was attached to the same shaft which rotated the liquid cell. Four photodiode/detector assemblies were placed... around this trigger wheel. Holes were drilled in the trigger wheel and when one of these holes passed between one of the photodiode/detector assemblies a signal was produced. These holes and photodiode/detector assemblies were arranged such that a...

Johnson, Andrew Norman

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

386

On plane waves in diluted relativistic cold plasmas  

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We briefly report on some exact results [G. Fiore, arXiv:1312.4665 preprint, to appear in J. Phys. A] regarding plane waves in a relativistic cold plasma. If the plasma, initially at rest, is reached by a transverse plane electromagnetic travelling-wave, then its motion has a very simple dependence on this wave in the limit of zero density, otherwise can be determined by an iterative procedure whose accuracy decreases with time or the plasma density. Thus one can describe in particular the impact of a very intense and short laser pulse onto a plasma and determine conditions for the "slingshot effect" [G. Fiore, R. Fedele, U. De Angelis, arXiv:1309.1400 preprint] to occur. The motion in vacuum of a charged test particle subject to a wave of the same kind is also determined, for any initial velocity.

Gaetano Fiore

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors from Electrodeposited ZnO Nanowires...  

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Terrestrial & Subsurface Ecosystems Instruments: Time of Flight Secondary Ion (TOF SIMS) Mass Spectrometer Tags: organic materials thin films soils Volume: 248 Issue: 2 Pages:...

388

Polymer-Nanoparticle Complexes : from Dilute Solution to Solid State  

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We report on the formation and the structural properties of supermicellar aggregates also called electrostatic complexes, made from mineral nanoparticles and polyelectrolyte-neutral block copolymers in aqueous solutions. The mineral particles put under scrutiny are ultra-fine and positively charged yttrium hydroxyacetate nanoparticles. Combining light, neutron and x-ray scattering experiments, we have characterized the sizes and the aggregation numbers of the organic-inorganic complexes. We have found that the hybrid aggregates have typical sizes in the range 100 nm and exhibit a remarkable colloidal stability with respect to ionic strength and concentration variations. Solid films with thicknesses up to several hundreds of micrometers were cast from solutions, resulting in a bulk polymer matrix in which nanoparticle clusters are dispersed and immobilized. It was found in addition that the structure of the complexes remains practically unchanged during film casting.

Jean-Francois Berret; Kazuhiko Yokota; Mikel Morvan; Ralf Schweins

2006-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

389

On Soot Reduction by Post Injection Under Dilute Low Temperature...  

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of PSA Peugeot Citroen's DPF System on a Taxi Fleet in the Paris Area Comparing Accelerated Testing and Outdoor Exposure PID Failure of c-Si and Thin-Film Modules and Possible...

390

Particulate Matter Characteristics for Highly Dilute Stoichiometric GDI Engine Operations  

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The overall goal of this study is to help identify which conditions and potential mechanisms impede soot formation in GDI operations.

391

Methods for detecting and correcting inaccurate results in inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry  

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A method for detecting and correcting inaccurate results in inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). ICP-AES analysis is performed across a plurality of selected locations in the plasma on an unknown sample, collecting the light intensity at one or more selected wavelengths of one or more sought-for analytes, creating a first dataset. The first dataset is then calibrated with a calibration dataset creating a calibrated first dataset curve. If the calibrated first dataset curve has a variability along the location within the plasma for a selected wavelength, errors are present. Plasma-related errors are then corrected by diluting the unknown sample and performing the same ICP-AES analysis on the diluted unknown sample creating a calibrated second dataset curve (accounting for the dilution) for the one or more sought-for analytes. The cross-over point of the calibrated dataset curves yields the corrected value (free from plasma related errors) for each sought-for analyte.

Chan, George C. Y. (Bloomington, IN); Hieftje, Gary M. (Bloomington, IN)

2010-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

392

Optimal Allocation of Heat Exchanger Inventory in a Serial Type Diabatic Distillation Column  

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can capture most of the wasted exergy. In the present work we explore the effect of locating a fixedVaporofMoles = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = p i B D B D f i C K iT T D B Q Q xx xx xx X F iLi iV #12;Introduction An important way to exergy

Salamon, Peter

393

Design of CMOS integrated phase-locked loops for multi-gigabits serial data links  

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, binary phase-locked loops (BPLLs, i.e., PLLs based on binary phase detectors) are modeled and analyzed. The steady-state behavior of BPLLs is derived with combined discrete-time and continuous-time analysis. The jitter performance characteristics of BPLLs...

Cheng, Shanfeng

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

394

Secondary Departments and Site Leadership Under Serial Reforms: "Evidence-Based Decision Making"  

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we call the social networks of both micro and macro linkagesconnected networks. In these systems micro-structuringof these network links. It also leads to the micro worlds

Moore, Jacquelyn Anne

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Variation in Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms among Serial Isolates from Patients withTrichophyton rubrum Infection  

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...Casamino Acids agar ranged from granular to cottony (with aerial mycelium). Three strains, all with different RFLPs, occasionally...Sigler S. Krajden G. Land . J. A. Kim K. Takizawa K. Fukushima K. Nishimura M. Miyaji Identification and genetic homogeneity...

Aditya K. Gupta; Yatika Kohli; Richard C. Summerbell

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Guide to a geothermal heat plan: a geothermal energy application. Serial No. 3  

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The concept of a heat plan is introduced so that local officials may become familiar with thermal considerations and determine which options deserve further study and action. The approach for formulating a heat plan is a two-part process where heat resources and end-uses are first characterized in a heat atlas and then acted upon according to goals and strategies embodied in the plan. The purpose of the atlas is to systematically monitor a community's thermal supplies and demands, and to catalog them in the same manner as other community development sectors. The heat plan contains thermal goals and implementation measures based on conditions and opportunities revealed in the atlas. The heat demands considered in the atlas include space, water, and industrial process heat demands. Thermal resources considered include those conventional fuels already in use, as well as those alternate energy resources which have potential for utilization. (LEW)

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1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Nonlinear structural finite element analysis using the preconditioned Lanczos method on serial and parallel computers  

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The application of the Lanczos algorithm in Newton-like methods for solving non-linear systems of equations arising in nonlinear structural finite element analysis is presented. It is shown that with appropria...

Th. Rottner; I. Lenhardt; G. Alefeld; K. Schweizerhof

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

On the Design of Interfaces to Serial and Parallel Direct Solver Libraries.  

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Wereportonthedesignofgeneral,flexible,consistentandefficientinterfacestodirectsolveralgorithmsforthesolutionofsystemsoflinearequations.Wesupposethatsuchalgorithmsareavailableinformofsoftwarelibraries,andweintroduceaframeworktofacilitatetheusageoftheselibraries.Thisframeworkiscomposedbytwocomponents:anabstractmatrixinterfacetoaccessthelinearsystemmatrixelements,andanabstractsolverinterfacethatcontrolsthesolutionofthelinearsystem.Wedescribeaconcreteimplementationoftheproposedframework,whichallowsahigh-levelviewandusageofmostofthecurrentlyavailablelibrariesthatimplementsdirectsolutionmethodsforlinearsystems.Wecommentontheadvantagesandlimitationoftheframework.3

Sala, Marzio

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

A Probabilistic Approach to Adaptive Covariance Localization for Serial Ensemble Square Root Filters  

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This study proposes a variational approach to adaptively determine the optimum radius of influence for ensemble covariance localization when uncorrelated observations are assimilated sequentially. The covariance localization is commonly used by ...

Yicun Zhen; Fuqing Zhang

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Serial Replica Exchange Morten Hagen, Byungchan Kim, Pu Liu, Richard A. Friesner, and B. J. Berne*  

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enables the study of biological systems on worldwide distributed computing environments, such as Folding@Home

Berne, Bruce J.

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A technique for converting serial PCM data to computer formatted tape  

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Page I. Synchroni. zer-Formator Interface, II. Formator-Tape Transport Interface. 11 13 III. Flag Bits. 26 IV. Core Memory Specifications 37 vii LIST OF FIGURES Figures 1, Pield Data System at Panama City, Florida Page 2. Input Data Format... synchronizer and the formator are tabulated in Table I. TABLE I Synchronizer ? Formator Interface Designation Description Data Word An eight bit binary word (level) Parity A signal indicating the bit by bit status of the second shift register (pulse...

Kirst, Alfred

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

402

Hardware Design and Analysis of Statistical Cipher Feedback Mode Using Serial Transfer  

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to the Ciphertext Queue. SCFB mode is the hybrid of output feedback (OFB) mode and cipher feedback (CFB) mode feeds back ciphertext to the input of the block cipher similar to the conventional CFB mode, except- plementation than conventional CFB mode. An iterative based implementation of the Advanced Encryption Strandard

Heys, Howard

403

Vision-guided capture of a free-flying object using a redundant serial manipulator.  

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??One important area for application of space robotics is autonomous on-orbit servicing of failed or failing spacecraft. An important aspect of these operations is the… (more)

Rouleau, Guy.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Comment on Thompson's "Complexity, Diminishing Marginal Returns and Serial Mesopotamian Fragmentation."  

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Peace, Trade (Low water levels?) Population Growth, Regime Stability Prosperity (Economic Expansion these variables. #12;Imperial Size Declining Urban Population Rising Temperature Larger City Size Trade Collapse a cycle having an odd number of negative correlations among prosperity/depression, urbanization

White, Douglas R.

405

The optimal selection of inspection modes in a serial production process  

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notat1on w111 be used in the description of each mode j: i+1 Yi r. 1 Figure 1. Sample Stage i 1. 0 0. 9 0. 8 O. 0. 7 U u + 0. 6 Q. 0. 5 D 0, 4 J3 P 0. 3 0. 2 0. 1 0 I 00 I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I s'I 0. 98 0. 96 0... with its probability of acceptance is: Pa (s, . ) = 1 0 . 1 (4) not be inspected into an item. The quality level, however, can be raised by removing defectives through inspection, rectified or non- rectified. For inspection with rectified lots...

Bridges, Jesse Bradley

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

406

Automation of testing for current limits and serial peripheral interfaces with 10ns timing resolution.  

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??Conventional bench testing can be a costly and slow method of validating a device. Complications from test setups and changes in equipment can also contribute… (more)

Kuper, Jared

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Toward new tracts for America : the house and its serial deployment  

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This thesis is a proposition for suburban tract housing in the United States. A brief critical history of the production of suburban housing and some precedents for architecturally motivated responses to its shortcomings ...

Slate, Björn Robert

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

The ultimate solution of the Serial Killer in Hans Kelsen's positivism  

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cross-dressing, masturbaçăo e sexo consensual, sobremodo como prazer năo mais com o sexo, e, sim, com o sofrimento deHans Kelsen independente de sua idade, sexo, saúde física ou

Araújo, Antonio Fábio Medrado

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Evolution of double-dwell serial search acquisition with automatic threshold control  

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of duration rr to be tested until acquisition. This term can be obtained directly from the generating function by evaluating appropriate partial derivatives as follows, dG(Zr, Zs) )1& = t~ Ixl=Z2=1, o'er (3A0) 26 dG(Z?Z2) P2 = dZ' Izr=z2=2 2 (3. 41... . . 35 26 27 28 Baseband Filters Frequency Response Limits Frequency Response Simulation . Gold Code Sequence Generator Configuration 38 FIGURE Page 29 Illustration of Gold Code Generation with [10, 9, 8, 6, 5, 1j and [10, 5, 3, 2] Generators 42...

Jung, Sung-Hyun

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

410

Measuring Processing Speed Deficits in Multiple Sclerosis: A Comparison of Reaction Time and Rapid Serial Processing  

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2. Group diferences in the number of correct responses for related and unrelated words 33 3. Subinterval responses for groups on W, C, CW, and RI measures of the Stroop 37 4. Responses for patients and controls on each subinterval of the SDMT...; Arnet et al., 1997; Brasington & 8 Marsh, 1998; Zakzanis, 2000; DeLuca, Barbieri-Berger, & Johnson, 1994; Grigsby, Kaye, & Busenbark, 1994; Rao, et al., 1993; Coolidge, Middleton, Griego, & Schmidt, 1996;Beaty, Goodkin, Monson, Beaty, & Hersgard...

Hughes, Abbey Jean

2010-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

411

Serial Monogamy as Polygyny or Polyandry?: Marriage in the Tanzanian Pimbwe  

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development report. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota. Voland,for Science and Technology (Dar es Salaam) for permissions,

Borgerhoff Mulder, Monique

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Encoding serial data for energy-delay-product and energy minimization  

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: : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 38 IV.3 Results of 2-LIWT for Green Channel : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 38 IV.4 Results of 2-LIWT for Red Channel : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 38 IV.5 Results of IVTM optimized for EDP minimization for Blue Channel with k = 3, n... = 5, p = 6 and R = 50 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 39 IV.6 Results of IVTM optimized for EDP minimization for Green Channel with k = 3, n = 5, p = 6 and R = 50 : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 39 IV.7 Results of IVTM optimized for EDP...

Ekambavanan, Sasidharan

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

413

Geometric Design of Spherical Serial Chains with Curvature Constraints in the Environment  

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ed in the rst location and constraint forces in the second location. Thus, the matrix functions [K1(t)] = [K10 ] + [K 1 1 ]t+ 1 2 [K12 ]t 2; [K2(t)] = [K20 ] + [K 2 1 ]t; (3.18) 18 where [Kj0 ], [K j 1 ], j = 1; 2 and [K 1 2... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 B. Summary of Planar Research for Contact Speci cations . . 21 IV SPHERICAL VELOCITY AND ACCELERATION CON- STRAINTS DEFINED BY CONTACT AND CURVATURE CONSTRAINTS : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 22 A. Task Speci cation...

Tolety, Anurag Bharadwaj

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

414

Time-resolved serial crystallography captures high-resolution intermediates of photoactive yellow protein  

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...mu}s, at a laser pulse energy of 15 {mu}J focused to a 150...TR-SFX DED map at 10 ns. Light green structure: I CT intermediate...the I CT intermediate (4) in green as a guide to the eye. Figure...upper limit on the useful laser energy, which for PYP crystals is...

Jason Tenboer; Shibom Basu; Nadia Zatsepin; Kanupriya Pande; Despina Milathianaki; Matthias Frank; Mark Hunter; Sébastien Boutet; Garth J. Williams; Jason E. Koglin; Dominik Oberthuer; Michael Heymann; Christopher Kupitz; Chelsie Conrad; Jesse Coe; Shatabdi Roy-Chowdhury; Uwe Weierstall; Daniel James; Dingjie Wang; Thomas Grant; Anton Barty; Oleksandr Yefanov; Jennifer Scales; Cornelius Gati; Carolin Seuring; Vukica Srajer; Robert Henning; Peter Schwander; Raimund Fromme; Abbas Ourmazd; Keith Moffat; Jasper J. Van Thor; John C. H. Spence; Petra Fromme; Henry N. Chapman; Marius Schmidt

2014-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

415

A Serialization Algorithm for Mobile Robots Using Mobile Agents with Distributed Ant Colony Clustering  

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This paper presents effective extensions of our previously proposed algorithm for controlling multiple robots. The robots are connected by communication networks, and the ... algorithm, we implemented the ants as...

Munehiro Shintani; Shawn Lee…

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

A serially concatenated BCH-Turbo code scheme over an Additive White Gaussion Noise channel  

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, ;q(s', s) P(sls')p(yr-Is' s) 21 DE- INTERLEA VER. e L21 Ip Y MAP DECODER I e 12 N-BIT INTERLEAVER. MAP DECODER 2. e y N-BIT INTERLEAVER. 2p y Fig. 5. Turbo code rlecoder P(uI )p(yk ur) (3. 27) where P() stands for the probability... 3 4 7 9 12 16 17 20 25 25 25 27 29 33 33 35 38 REFERENCES APPENDIX A 41 VITA LIST OF TABLES TABLE Page I Berlckamp-Massey algorithm , 'l l LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page Convolui, ional encoder for s, (2, 1, 2) convolutional...

Ovalekar, Sameer V.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Volume 7, Number 4, April 2013 (Serial Number 65) Journal of Energy  

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and processes) accident model was chosen to characterize the dangers of an innovative remediation process known in the context of risk prevention related to the remediation of contaminated sediments. The implementation, systems theory, models. 1. Introduction Remediation methods for contaminated sediments are now proved very

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

418

Gas-driven microturbine [Continuation-in-part of application Serial No. 08/773,148  

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The present invention is directed to a means of fabricating a gas-driven microturbine that is capable of providing autonomous propulsion in which the rapidly moving gases are directed through a micromachined turbine to power mechanical, electrical, or electromechanical devices by direct mechanical linkage of turbo-electric generator components in a domain ranging from tenths of micrometers to thousands of micrometers. By optimally selecting monopropellants or bipropellants to be the fuel set, a more efficient gas-driven microturbine can be realized from the increased mass flow rate of the gas stream due to the higher combustion reaction energies of these fuel sets. Additionally, compressed gas can be utilized to provide a high-flow gas stream for the gas-driven microturbine. The present invention is adaptable to many defense and non-defense applications, including the provision of mechanical power for miniature devices such as fans, geared mechanisms, mechanical linkages, actuators, bio-medical procedures, manufacturing, industrial, aviation, computers, safety systems, and electrical generators.

Sniegowski, Jeffrey J.; Rodgers, Murray S.; McWhorter, Paul J.; Aeschliman, Daniel P.; Miller, William M.

1999-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

419

Extending vaterite microviscometry to ex vivo blood vessels by serial calibration  

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, which has been previously utilized to measure the viscosity of linear and complex fluids under flow validate our method and its assumptions and measure the apparent viscosity as a function of distance from," Biophys. J. 85(1), 637­645 (2003). 8. M. M. Thi, J. M. Tarbell, S. Weinbaum, and D. C. Spray, "The role

Chen, Zhongping

420

T-527: OpenSC Smart Card Serial Number Multiple Buffer Overflow...  

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

Pidgin 'mxitshowmessage()' Function Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability U-202: Apple QuickTime Multiple Stack Overflow Vulnerabilities T-543: Wireshark 0.8.20 through...

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421

Serial Monogamy as Polygyny or Polyandry?: Marriage in the Tanzanian Pimbwe  

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93–99. Paciotti, B. , Hadley, C. , Holmes, C. , & Borgerhoff60. Hum Nat (2009) 20:130–150 Hadley, C. A. (2005). EthnicAnthropology, 128, 682–692. Hadley, C. , & Patil, C. L. (

Borgerhoff Mulder, Monique

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Assembly of Large Three-Dimensional Volumes from Serial-Section Transmission Electron Microscopy  

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Pavel Koshevoy1, Tolga Tasdizen1, Ross Whitaker1, Bryan Jones2 and Robert Marc2 1Scientific Computing size and limited field of view: each section must be assembled from many overlapping tiles, a process, data-driven descriptions of microscopic structures are very important in neurobiology. While neural

Utah, University of

423

Serial Labeling Index Determination as a Predictor of Response in Human Solid Tumors  

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...determining labeling indices in solid tumor specimens...significant change in labeling index (LI%) was determined...days or less following completion of their chemotherapy...significant change in labeling index (LI percent) was determined...days or less following completion of their chemotherapy...

William K. Murphy; Robert B. Livingston; V. German Ruiz; Felipe G. Gercovich; Stephen L. George; Jacqueline S. Hart; and Emil J Freireich

1975-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Approach to fluid-mechanics calculations on serial and parallel computer architectures. [PWR; BWR; TRAC code  

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The Transient Reactor Analysis Code (TRAC) is a large FORTRAN thermal-hydraulics program designed to solve problems involving internal flows in nuclear reactors. The current versions have been designed for a CDC 7600 and CRAY 1 but benchmarks have been run in parallel simulations. This paper will discuss the methods in use, the reason that these techniques are effective, and their extension to parallel machines.

Liles, D.R.; Mahaffy, J.H.; Giguere, P.T.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Observations on the incidence and significance of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in food fish for captive California sea lions, Zalophus californianus  

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Specificity of Working Dilutions of SARC and RAVP. . . . . . . . . . . . $6 INTRODUCTION Vibrio arahaemol ticus is the causative agent of an infectious food poisoning syndrome in man associ- ated with the consumption of raw seafood. Recent isolations... C for 10 minutes. The serologic reagents (RkVP and SARC) were titered using the IF technique. In each case, 0. 1 ml of the specific reagent to be titered was diluted in a serial two-fold fashion with pH 7. 2 phosphate buffered saline (PBS...

Beleau, Marshall Harold

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Growth Kinetics of Wildlife E. coli Isolates in Soil and Water  

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and used by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assess bacterial impairment in waterbodies. Bacterial impairment in Texas waterbodies is defined by E. coli concentrations higher than a geometric mean of 126 CFU /100 mL or exceeding 394 CFU/100.... The samples were serially diluted in de-ionized (DI) water. The diluted samples were run through a membrane filtration system, following the EPA method 1603 (USEPA, 2002). The membrane of 0.45 ?m pore size was removed from the filtration system...

Gallagher, Meghan

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

427

The HSV-1 ICP27 RGG box specifically binds flexible, GC-rich sequences but not G-quartet structures  

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recognition complex (ORC) proteins to the EBV episomal mini-the binding by EBNA1 to the ORC proteins was RNA dependentrich RNA may be a mechanism for ORC recruitment (41). It is

Corbin-Lickfett, Kara A.; Chen, I-Hsiung Brandon; Cocco, Melanie J.; Sandri-Goldin, Rozanne M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Evaluation of pneumatic nebulization and ns-laser ablation ICP-MS for bulk elemental analysis and 2-dimensional  

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ID: JA-ART-12-2013-050387 Article Type: Paper Date Submitted by the Author: 12-Dec-2013 Complete List Brussels, Belgium.25 Electronic Supplementary Information (ESI) available Introduction The continuously

Claeys, Philippe

429

Elemental fractionation during LA-ICP-MS analysis of silicate glasses: implications for matrix-independent standardization  

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-independent standardization Mabry Gaboardi and Munir Humayun* Received 16th January 2009, Accepted 11th June 2009 First-independent standardization of refractory elements is possible if the internal normalizing element is approximately the same uniform ESRs in transparent samples and matrix-independent standardization of volatiles in transparent

Weston, Ken

430

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

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

Maria Luiza D. P. Godoy; Ligia M. Q. C. Juliăo; José Marcus Godoy

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Compound and Elemental Analysis At Salt Wells Area (Coolbaugh...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

by standard Induced Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS), using ICP emission and atomic absorption methods for cations and ICP emission for anions. The hottest sampled...

432

S.IM.PL Serialization: Type System Scopes Encapsulate Cross-Language, Multi-Format Information Binding  

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Representing data outside of and between programs is important in software that stores, shares, and manipulates information. Formats for representing information, varying from human-readable verbose (XML) to light-weight, concise (JSON), and non...

Shahzad, Nabeel

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

433

Use of Sun-Protective Clothing at Outdoor Leisure Settings from 1992 to 2002: Serial Cross-sectional Observation Survey  

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...local authorities with sun protection policies for...teenagers and adults use of sun-protective clothing...environmental factors (temperature, wind, cloud cover...associated with peoples use of sun-protective clothing...covariates. Table 1 Table 1. Distribution of body cover index...

Helen G. Dixon; Magdalena Lagerlund; Matthew J. Spittal; David J. Hill; Suzanne J. Dobbinson; and Melanie A. Wakefield

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Apr. 2010, Volume 4, No.4 (Serial No.29) Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, ISSN 1934-8975, USA  

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-8975, USA Coordination between Fault-Ride-Through Capability and Over-current Protection of DFIG Generators the coordination between the FRT capability and over-current protection of DFIG Wind Generators in MV networks for modern variable speed DFIG [3]. DFIGs have nowadays the superiority for wind farms as compared

Bak-Jensen, Birgitte

435

Three-dimensional pore networks and transport properties of a shale gas formation determined from focused ion beam serial imaging  

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Three-dimensional pore network reconstructions of mudstone properties are made using dual focused ion beam-scanning electron microscopy (FIB-SEM). Samples of Jurassic Haynesville Formation mudstone are examined with FIB-SEM and image analysis to determine pore properties, topology, and tortuosity. Resolvable pore morphologies (>~10 nm) include large slit-like pores between clay aggregates and smaller pores in strain shadows surrounding larger clastic grains. Mercury injection capillary pressure (MICP) data suggest a dominant 1-10 nm or less size of pores barely resolvable by FIB-SEM imaging. Computational fluid dynamics modelling is used to calculate single phase permeability of the larger pore networks on the order of a few nanodarcys (which compare favourably with core-scale permeability tests). This suggests a pore hierarchy wherein permeability may be limited by connected networks of inter-aggregate pores larger than about 20 nm, while MICP results reflect smaller connected networks of pores residing in the clay matrix. [Received: May 12, 2011; Accepted: September 14, 2011

Thomas A. Dewers; Jason Heath; Russ Ewy; Luca Duranti

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Serial Analysis of rRNA Genes and the Unexpected Dominance of Rare Members of Microbial Communities  

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...supported in part by Department of Energy Small Business Innovations Research (SBIR) grant...1662-1669. 13 Ewing, B., and P. Green. 1998. Base-calling of automated...Hillier, M. C. Wendl, and P. Green. 1998. Base-calling of automated...

Matthew N. Ashby; Jasper Rine; Emmanuel F. Mongodin; Karen E. Nelson; Dago Dimster-Denk

2007-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

437

Direct control based on sliding mode techniques for multicell serial L. Amet, M. Ghanes and J. P. Barbot  

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. This is carried out thanks to the de- velopments of power semiconductors and new energy conver- sion systems. To assume the increase of power consumption, inverters have to be controlled more efficiently and increase their power. A solution to obtain both conditions is to use multilevel inverters [2] which combines switching

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

438

Improvement and Simplification of Diesel Particulate Filter System using a Ceria-Based Fuel-Borne Catalyst in Serial Applications  

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2004 Diesel Engine Emissions Reduction (DEER) Conference Presentation: Rhodia Electronics and Catalysis

439

NOx emission characteristics of counterflow syngas diffusion flames with airstream dilution  

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Abstract Syngas is produced through a gasification process using variety of fossil fuels, including coal, biomass, organic waste, and refinery residual. Although, its composition may vary significantly emissions; Effect of diluents 1. Introduction Syngas or synthetic gas is formed through the gasification

Aggarwal, Suresh K.

440

In-Cylinder Processes of EGR-Diluted Low-Load, Low-Temperature...  

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

Model for Partially PremixedLow-Temperature Diesel Combustion Based onIn-Cylinder Laser Diagnostics and Chemical Kinetics Modeling Heavy-Duty Low-Temperature and Diesel...

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441

Enthalpy and mass flowrate measurements for two-phase geothermal production by Tracer dilution techniques  

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A new technique has been developed for the measurement of steam mass flowrate, water mass flowrate and total enthalpy of two-phase fluids produced from geothermal wells. The method involves precisely metered injection of liquid and vapor phase tracers into the two-phase production pipeline and concurrent sampling of each phase downstream of the injection point. Subsequent chemical analysis of the steam and water samples for tracer content enables the calculation of mass flowrate for each phase given the known mass injection rates of tracer. This technique has now been used extensively at the Coso geothermal project, owned and operated by California Energy Company. Initial validation of the method was performed at the Roosevelt Hot Springs geothermal project on wells producing to individual production separators equipped with orificeplate flowmeters for each phase.

Hirtz, Paul; Lovekin, Jim; Copp, John; Buck, Cliff; Adams, Mike

1993-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

442

E-Print Network 3.0 - aquatic dilution experiment Sample Search...  

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TP-580-24190 A Look Back at the U... .S. Department of Energy's Aquatic Species Program--Biodiesel from Algae July 1998 By John Sheehan Terri Dunahay... of the program, know as...

443

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations of dilute fluid-particle flows in aerosol concentrators  

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's turbulent dispersion model. A detailed literature survey revealed the inherent technical deficiencies in the model, even for particle dispersion. Based on the results of this study, it was determined that while the code can be used for simulating aerosol...

Hari, Sridhar

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

444

Non-thermal Plasma Processing for Dilute VOCs Decomposition Combined with the Catalyst  

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Atmospheric pressure non-thermal plasma process combined with the new catalyst for...2...) named as the carbon balance. For better carbon balance, SED of the electric discharge is more than 90 J/L which is pretty...

Tetsuji Oda; Hikaru Kuramochi; Ryo Ono

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Core sizes and dynamical instabilities of giant vortices in dilute Bose-Einstein condensates  

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Motivated by a recent demonstration of cyclic addition of quantized vorticity into a Bose-Einstein condensate, the vortex pump, we study dynamical instabilities and core sizes of giant vortices. The core size is found to increase roughly as a square-root function of the quantum number of the vortex, whereas the strength of the dynamical instability either saturates to a fairly low value or increases extremely slowly for large quantum numbers. Our studies suggest that giant vortices of very high angular momenta may be achieved by gradually increasing the operation frequency of the vortex pump.

Kuopanportti, Pekko; Lundh, Emil; Huhtamaeki, Jukka A. M.; Pietilae, Ville; Moettoenen, Mikko [Department of Applied Physics/COMP, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 15100, FI-00076 AALTO (Finland); Department of Physics, Umeaa University, SE-90187 Umeaa (Sweden); Department of Applied Physics/COMP, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 15100, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland and Department of Physics, Okayama University, Okayama 700-8530 (Japan); Department of Applied Physics/COMP, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 15100, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland and Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052 (Australia); Department of Applied Physics/COMP, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 15100, FI-00076 AALTO, Finland, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computer Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052 (Australia) and Low Temperature Laboratory, Aalto University School of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 13500, FI-00076 AALTO (Finland)

2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

446

Method for control of NOx emission from combustors using fuel dilution  

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A method of controlling NOx emission from combustors. The method involves the controlled addition of a diluent such as nitrogen or water vapor, to a base fuel to reduce the flame temperature, thereby reducing NOx production. At the same time, a gas capable of enhancing flame stability and improving low temperature combustion characteristics, such as hydrogen, is added to the fuel mixture. The base fuel can be natural gas for use in industrial and power generation gas turbines and other burners. However, the method described herein is equally applicable to other common fuels such as coal gas, biomass-derived fuels and other common hydrocarbon fuels. The unique combustion characteristics associated with the use of hydrogen, particularly faster flame speed, higher reaction rates, and increased resistance to fluid-mechanical strain, alter the burner combustion characteristics sufficiently to allow operation at the desired lower temperature conditions resulting from diluent addition, without the onset of unstable combustion that can arise at lower combustor operating temperatures.

Schefer, Robert W. (Alamo, CA); Keller, Jay O (Oakland, CA)

2007-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

447

Diffusivity of hydrogen in dilute alloys of copper and niobium in palladium  

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An electrochemical technique has been used to measure the diffusion coefficient of hydrogen in palladium-copper and palladium-niobium alloys between 0 and 50°C. The range of concentration for the copper and niobium additions was 0–10 at.%. For all experiments the hydrogen content was kept below 0.1 at.% and it was found that the diffusivity of hydrogen is remarkably decreased by additions of niobium. This behavior is discussed within the framework of different trapping models. In agreement with these models no dependence of the diffusivity on hydrogen concentration was observed. Copper additions also decrease the hydrogen diffusivity in palladium, but the effect is less pronounced than niobium. A measurable change of the activation energy of diffusion was observed only for the niobium alloy with the highest niobium content of 6.5 at.%. The activation energy increased by abour 7 kJ/mol compared to pure palladium.

Reiner Kirchheim; Rex B. McLellan

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Simulations of Autoignition and Laminar Premixed Flames in Methane/Air Mixtures Diluted with Hot Products  

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combustion regime as defined conventionally. The use of the present calculation strategies for identifying the MILD combustion regime boundaries for gas turbines is discussed. Acknowledgments This work has been partly funded by Rolls-Royce plc. We wish...

Sidey, J.; Mastorakos, E.; Gordon, R. L.

2014-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

449

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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lignocellulosic biomass, in Enzymatic Conversion of Biomassfor biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass toand expensive steps in conversion of biomass into fuels, and

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Optical and magnetic properties of Fe-doped CdS dilute magnetic semiconducting nanorods  

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Solvothermal technique has been used for the synthesis of Fe-doped CdS nanorods (Cd1?xFexS) with (x = 0.0, 0.3, 0.5, 1.0, 1.5). Structural analysis carried out using X-ray diffraction reveals the formation of def...

Kamaldeep Kaur; Gurmeet Singh Lotey…

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

Ferromagnetism in Gd-doped CdS dilute magnetic semiconducting nanorods  

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Cd x Gd1?x S (x...= 0–0.15) nanorods have been synthesized by solvothermal technique. X-ray diffraction study reveals that pure and Gd-doped CdS nanorods exhibits...

Kamaldeep Kaur; Gurmeet Singh Lotey…

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Drag correlation for dilute and moderately dense fluid-particle systems using the lattice Boltzmann method  

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This paper presents a numerical study of flow through static random assemblies of monodisperse, spherical particles. A lattice Boltzmann approach based on a two relaxation time collision operator is used to obtain reliable predictions of the particle drag by direct numerical simulation. From these predictions a closure law $F(Re, {\\phi})$ of the drag force relationship to the bed density ${\\phi}$ and the particle Reynolds number $Re$ is derived. The present study includes densities ${\\phi}$ ranging from $0.01$ to $0.35$ with Re ranging up to $300$, that is compiled into a single drag correlation valid for the whole range. The corelation has a more compact expression compared to others previously reported in literature. At low particle densities, the new correlation is close to the widely used Wen & Yu - correlation. Recently, there has been reported a discrepancy between results obtained using different numerical methods, namely the comprehensive lattice Boltzmann study of Beetstra et al. (2007) and the p...

Bogner, Simon; Rüde, Ulrich

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Gas temperature effect on the time for onset of particle nucleation in argon diluted acetylene plasma  

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. The electrodes are symmetrically capacitively coupled on a 13.6 MHz power supply witch is used for standard industry applications. The electrode system is confined in a stainless-steel vacuum vessel, supplied II, Ruhr-University, 44780 Bochum, Germany 2 Also at Institute of Physics, POB 57, 11000 Belgrade

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454

Recovery of propylene glycol from dilute aqueous solutions by reversible chemical complexation with organoboronates  

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Extractants consisting of an ion-pair of Aliquat 336 with phenylboronate or 3-nitrophenylboronate were prepared in various diluents (2-ethylhexanol, toluene, o-xylene or diisobutylketone). In batch experiments propyleneglycol (1,2-PD) was effectively extracted even at low concentrations. Heterogeneous complexation constants {beta}{sub 11} calculated at 25 C were 45-120 (mol/1){sup {minus}1} in 2-ethylhexanol, 34.8 (mol/l){sup {minus}1} in toluene, 37.6 (mol/l){sup {minus}1} in o-xylene and 14.4 (mol/l){sup {minus}1} in diisobutylketone. In 2-ethythexanol, there was no significant effect of extractant concentration on the complexation constant. Equilibrium water concentration in the extractants was 8-12 wt %, decreasing with 1,2-PD uptake. Nearly all extractant/diluent systems exhibited overloading (more than stoichiometric uptake of 1,2-PD). Evidence for aggregation of the ion-pair extractant in organic phase was found from water solubilization studies (molar solubilization ratios up to 10) and {sup 1}H NMR spectroscopy studies. Solubilization of 1,2-PD within hydrophilic aggregate interiors may explain the observed overloading. The complexation constant decreased with increasing temperature, but not enough to make back extraction after a temperature change attractive. Back extraction may be achieved after acidification with carbon dioxide to convert the organoboronate anion to the corresponding organoboronic acid. Up to 80% of the extracted 1,2-PD was backextracted in a batch extraction using C0{sub 2}. The extractant could then be regenerated by stripping carbon dioxide from solution at temperatures exceeding 110 C. However, at these temperatures the extractant appears to undergo a transformation in which color changes and extraction capacity is reduced to about 60% of original value.

Broekhuis, R.R.; Lynn, S.; King, C.J.

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Quantification of Dopant Concentrations in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors using Ion Beam Techniques  

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It has recently been demonstrated that magnetically doped TiO2 and SnO2 show ferromagnetism at room-temperature and Curie temperatures above room temperature. However, accurate knowledge of dopant concentrations is necessary to quantify magnetic moments in these materials. Rutherford Backscattering spectrometry (RBS) is one of the powerful techniques to quantify magnetic transition metal dopant concentrations in these materials. However, in some cases, the interference of RBS signals for different dopants and substrate elements in these materials makes analysis difficult. In this work, we demonstrate that particle induced x-ray emission (PIXE) can be successfully used to quantify the magnetic transition element dopants in several room temperature ferromagnetic materials synthesized using three different synthesis methods: oxygen plasma assisted molecular beam epitaxy, ion implantation and wet chemical methods.

Shutthanandan, V.; Thevuthasan, Suntharampillai; Droubay, Timothy C.; Kaspar, Tiffany C.; Punnoose, Alex; Hays, Jason; Chambers, Scott A.

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Determination of Mercury in Coal by Isotope Dilution Cold-Vapor Generation Inductively  

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, such as paper mills, solid waste incineration, mining, and chlor-alkali production, the burning of fossil fuels

457

Large Magnetoresistanceof a Dilute 2DHG in p-Si/SiGe/Si in a...  

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F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute, RAS, 194021 St. Petersburg, Russia National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, Florida 32310, USA Warwick SEMINANO, University of...

458

Persistence of magnons in a site-diluted dimerized frustrated antiferromagnet  

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We present inelastic neutron scattering and thermodynamic measurements characterizing the magnetic excitations in a disordered non-magnetic substituted spin-liquid antiferromagnet. The parent compound Ba3Mn2O8 is a dimerized, quasi-two-dimensional geometrically frustrated quantum disordered antiferromagnet. We substitute this compound with non-magnetic vanadium for the S = 1 manganese atoms, Ba3(Mn1-xVx)2O8, and find that the singlet-triplet excitations which dominate the spectrum of the parent compound persist for the full range of substitution examined, x = 0.02 to 0.3. We also observe additional low-energy magnetic fluctuations which are enhanced at the greatest substitution values. These excitations may be a precursor to a low-temperature random singlet phase which may exist in Ba3(Mn1-xVx)2O8.

Stone, Matthew B [ORNL; Podlesnyak, Andrey A [ORNL; Ehlers, Georg [ORNL; Huq, Ashfia [ORNL; Samulon, Eric C [Stanford University; Shapiro, Max C [Stanford University; Fisher, Ian R [Stanford University

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Stagewise Dilute-Acid Pretreatment and Enzyme Hydrolysis of Distillers’ Grains and Corn Fiber  

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Distillers’ grains and corn fiber are the coproducts of the corn dry grind and wet milling industries, respectively. Availability of distillers’ grains and corn fiber at the ethanol plant and their ... three-stag...

Hossein Noureddini; Jongwon Byun; Ta-Jen Yu

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Waterflood and Enhanced Oil Recovery Studies using Saline Water and Dilute Surfactants in Carbonate Reservoirs  

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to decrease the residual oil saturation. In calcareous rocks, water from various resources (deep formation, seawater, shallow beds, lakes and rivers) is generally injected in different oil fields. The ions interactions between water molecules, salts ions, oil...

Alotaibi, Mohammed

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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16 Figure 2.4 Structure and composition of lignin (Adler,References Adler E. 1977. Lignin chemistry - past, presentRalph J, Baucher M. 2003. Lignin biosynthesis. Annual Review

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Modeling Infinite Dilution and Fickian Diffusion Coefficients of Carbon Dioxide in Water  

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in enhanced oil recovery (EOR), and recovery of coal-bed methane from unmineable coal seams.3 For CO2 these temperature and pressure conditions. A general formalism for Fickian diffusion coefficients is already well

Firoozabadi, Abbas

463

Quantification of Saxitoxin and Neosaxitoxin in Human Urine Utilizing Isotope Dilution Tandem Mass Spectrometry  

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......S. Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland...S. Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, Maryland...with a high-throughput liquid- handling robot. The net result is a method with no observed......

Rudolph C. Johnson; Yingtao Zhou; Kristen Statler; Jerry Thomas; Frederick Cox; Sherwood Hall; John R. Barr

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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Klass DL. 1998. Biomass for renewable energy, fuels, andNational Renewable Energy Laboratory.2003, Biomass feedstockKlass DL. 1998. Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels and

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Recovery of propylene glycol from dilute aqueous solutions via reversible reaction with aldehydes  

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A means is proposed for separating propylene glycol and other compounds bearing multiple hydroxyl groups by reversible chemical reaction. Glycols react with aldehydes in cyclic acetalization reactions to form substituted dioxolanes. Propylene glycol reacts with formaldehyde and acetaldehyde to form 4-methyl-1,3-dioxolane and 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane. The reaction is catalyzed homogeneously by strong mineral acids or heterogeneously by cation exchange resins in the acid form. Separation processes utilizing this reaction would include an acetalization step, several distillative separation steps and finally a hydrolysis step in which the reaction is reversed. Both reaction steps must be forced to completion by removing the reaction product simultaneously. The equilibrium and kinetics of the reaction with formaldehyde were studied experimentally in systems catalyzed by Amberlite IR-120 ion exchange resin. A number of solvents were screened for their ability to extract 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane from aqueous solution. Aromatic hydrocarbons exhibited the highest distribution into the organic phase. To achieve an effective separation of propylene glycol from aqueous solution by combined reaction with formaldehyde and distillation, formaldehyde would have to be present in excess and would be difficult and costly to separate from the aqueous solution. In reactive distillation using acetaldehyde as a reactant this is not a problem. A large flow of acetaldehyde would be necessary to recover the propylene glycol sufficiently in a distillative process. In a process combining reaction and extraction into an organic solvent this problem is avoided. Process simulation indicates the energy input of such a process is less than half of the energy required in a triple-effect evaporation process. This benefit is offset by higher capital costs and increased complexity in the reaction/extraction process.

Broekhuis, R.R.; Lynn, S.; King, C.J. [Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering]|[Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Results of dilution studies with waste from tank 241-AN-104  

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This report documents the completion of the B and W Hanford Company functional and Safety Review Board reviews and the Fluor Daniel Hanford review for the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) Final Safety Analysis Report (FSAR), HNF-SD-CP-SAR-021, Revision 1. The reviews for the FSAR were conducted during the period from December 9, 1998 to January 14, 1999.

HERTING, D.L.

1999-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

467

A Static Dilution System to Produce Trace Level Gas Standards for Chromatography  

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......trace chromatographic analysis of extraneous gases...standards for quantitative analysis of O2, N 2 , and other...its versatility and reliability. Introduction High-purity...atmosphere), and in analysis (as a carrier gas for...dried in a silica gel reactor before being admitted......

N.P. Neves; Jr.; C.A. Gasparoto; C.H. Collins

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 37: 43-52. Saha B.production. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48:Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 37: 43-52. Saulnier L,

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Infrared Optical Constants of Highly Diluted Sulfuric Acid Solution Droplets at Cirrus Temperatures  

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The data evaluation procedure, previously developed for open-path TDLAS measurements in combustion processes,(28) water sprays,(29) and on stratospheric balloon platforms,(30) ensured a precise correction of the broadband optical scattering losses caused by the aerosol and cloud particles along the absorption path, as well as the pressure and temperature changes during the expansion. ...

Robert Wagner; Stefan Benz; Helmut Bunz; Ottmar Möhler; Harald Saathoff; Martin Schnaiter; Thomas Leisner; Volker Ebert

2008-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

470

Moment enhancement in dilute magnetic semiconductors: MnxSi1-x with x = 0.1%  

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The experimentally determined magnetic moments/Mn, M, in Mn{sub x}Si{sub 1-x} are considered, with particular attention to the case with 5.0 {micro}{sub B}/Mn, obtained for x = 0.1%. The existing theoretical M values for neutral Mn range from 2.83 to 3.78 {micro}B/Mn. To understand the observed M = 5.0 {micro}{sub B}/Mn, we investigated Mn{sub x}Si{sub 1-x} for a series of Mn concentrations and defect configurations using a first-principles density functional method. We find a structure in which the moment is enhanced. It has 5.0 {micro}B/Mn, the Mn at a substitutional site, and a Si at a second-neighbor interstitial site in a large unit cell. Subsequent analysis shows that the observed large moment can be understood as a consequence of the weakened d-p hybridization resulting from the introduction of the second-neighbor interstitial Si and substantial isolation of the Mn-second-neighbor Si complex at such concentrations.

Shaughnessy, M; Fong, C Y; Snow, R; Liu, K; Pask, J E; Yang, L H

2009-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

471

Numerical and experimental study of parameter sensitivity and dilution in laser deposition .  

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??"Laser deposition is an extension of the laser cladding process for rapid prototyping of fully dense metal components. This laser additive manufacturing technique allows quick… (more)

Fan, Zhiqiang, 1974-

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Statistical inference of OH concentrations and air mass dilution rates from successive observations of nonmethane  

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. C. Lewis,3 J. R. Hopkins,3 J. B. McQuaid,1 N. Watson,3 R. M. Purvis,3,4 J. D. Lee,3 E. L. Atlas,5 D of the vast majority of trace gases emitted into the atmosphere, and is the driving force behind much

Arnold, Steve

473

The Ground State Energy of a Dilute Bose Gas in Dimension n >3  

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We consider a Bose gas in spatial dimension $n>3$ with a repulsive, radially symmetric two-body potential $V$. In the limit of low density $\\rho$, the ground state energy per particle in the thermodynamic limit is shown to be $(n-2)|\\mathbb S^{n-1}|a^{n-2}\\rho$, where $|\\mathbb S^{n-1}|$ denotes the surface measure of the unit sphere in $\\mathbb{R}^n$ and $a$ is the scattering length of $V$. Furthermore, for smooth and compactly supported two-body potentials, we derive upper bounds to the ground state energy with a correction term $(1+C\\gamma)8\\pi^4a^6\\rho^2|\\ln(a^4\\rho)|$ in dimension $n=4$, where $\\gamma:=\\int V(x)|x|^{-2}\\, dx$, and a correction term which is $\\mathcal{O}(\\rho^2)$ in higher dimensions.

Anders Aaen

2014-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

474

Vertical extent and dilution of dense jets emanating from a submerged multiport diffuser  

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and Conservation Act of 1975. The most efficient means of stockpiling oil was determined to be leaching salt from salt domes in southeast Texas and southern Louisiana with fresh water and replace the water with oil when the salt caverns were made sufficiently... large. The leaching process involves pumping fresh water into the salt dome where the water dissolves the salt and creates a brine solution. The cavitv in the salt dome is in this way enlarged. The brine is then pumped out of the cavern into a...

McLellan, Thomas Neil

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

475

E-Print Network 3.0 - agar dilution method Sample Search Results  

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on agar medium. The predominant variant produced more spores than the wild type on potato dextrose agar... but the wild type produced more spores on Czapek-Dox agar. Spore...

476

Impact of Recycling Stillage on Conversion of Dilute Sulfuric Acid Pretreated Corn Stover to Ethanol (Poster)  

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A description of methods and results from an experiment designed to assess the impact of process water recycle on corn stover-to-ethanol conversion process performance.

Mohagheghi, A.; Schell, D. J.

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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J. 2007. Ethanol for a sustainable energy future. ScienceA. 2006. Ethanol can contribute to energy and environmentalof ethanol is captured when growing new energy crops to

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Amphiphilic Maleic Acid-Containing Alternating Copolymers--2. Dilute Solution Characterization by Light  

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polyelectrolyte. The copolymer of maleic acid­sodium salt and di-isobutylene (DIBMA-Na) has a similar salting

Colby, Ralph H.

479

Simulation of turbulent lifted methane jet flames: effects of air-dilution and transient flame propagation  

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+ (ZO,2 ? ZO)/WO 2ZC,1/WC ? ZO,1/WO + ZH,1/2 WH + ZO,2/WO . (10) The mass fraction of an element i and its atomic mass are denoted as Zi and Wi re- spectively. Here, carbon, hydrogen and oxygen elements are used. The subscripts 1 and 2 denote the fuel... unstructured grid with fine mesh near the jet exit to resolve large spatial gradients in the near field of the fuel jet. A typical grid used for simula- tions is shown in Fig. 1b and it consists of 76,648 cells with the smallest size of 0.5 mm (0.1dj...

Chen, Z.; Ruan, S.; Swaminathan, N.

2014-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

480

BCS-BEC crossovers and unconventional phases in dilute nuclear matter. II  

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We study the phase diagram of isospin-asymmetrical nuclear matter in the density-temperature plane, allowing for four competing phases of nuclear matter: (i) the unpaired phase, (ii) the translationally and rotationally symmetric, but isospin-asymmetrical BCS condensate, (iii) the current-carrying Larkin-Ovchinnikov-Fulde-Ferrell phase, and (iv) the heterogeneous phase-separated phase. The phase diagram of nuclear matter composed of these phases features two tri-critical points in general, as well as crossovers from the asymmetrical BCS phase to a BEC of deuterons plus a neutron gas, both for the homogeneous superfluid phase (at high temperatures) and for the heterogeneous phase (at low temperatures). The BCS-BEC type crossover in the condensate occurs as the density is reduced. We analyze in detail some intrinsic properties of these phases, including the Cooper-pair wave function, the coherence length, the occupation numbers of majority and minority nucleonic components, and the dispersion relations of quasi...

Stein, Martin; Huang, Xu-Guang; Clark, John W

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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dioxide emission. Ethanol converted from celluloses andin cellulose and hemicellulose and ferment them to ethanol,cellulose fiber into glucose by enzyme and ferment the xylose and glucose to ethanol

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Oligomers in Hydrothermal Pretreatment Hydrolyzate into Monomers with High Yields  

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heat and electricity used by conversion process or exported to the grid.heat and power to the production facility with excess left to export to the power grid.

Tsai, Yueh-Du

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy for dilute gases in equilibrium H. van Beijeren,1  

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. Posch,3 and Ch. Dellago3,4 1 Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of Utrecht, Postbus 80006, 3508 TA Utrecht, The Netherlands 2 Institute for Physical Science and Technology and Department the kinetic theory of gases have been applied to compute the chaotic properties of simple systems such as hard

Dellago, Christoph

484

Separation of compounds with multiple -OH groups from dilute aqueous solutions via complexation with organoboronate  

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The complexing extractant agent investigated in this work is 3-nitrophenylboronic acid (NPBA) in its anionic form (NPB). NPBA and Aliquat 336 (quaternary amine) is dissolved in 2-ethyl-l-hexanol, and the extractant is contacted with aq. NaOH. Solutes investigated were 1,2-propanediol, glycerol, fructose, sorbitol and lactic acid. Batch extraction experiments were performed at 25{degree}C. Partition coefficients, distribution ratios and loadings are reported for varying concentrations of solute and NPB. All solutes complexed with NPB{sup {minus}}, with all complexes containing only one NPB{sup {minus}} per complex. The 1:1 complexation constants for the solutes glycerol, fructose and sorbitol follow trends similar to complexation with B(OH){sub 4}{sup {minus}} (aq.), i.e. the complexation constants increase with increasing number of {minus}OH groups available for complexation. Assumption of 1:1 complex is not valid for 1, 2-propanediol, which showed overloading (more than one mole of solute complexed to one mole NPB{sup {minus}}) at higher concentrations. The {minus}OH group on the NPB{sup {minus}} which is left uncomplexed after one solute molecule had bound to the other two {minus}OH groups may be responsible for the overloading. Overloading is also observed in extraction of tactic acid, but through a different mechanism. It was found that TOMA{sup +} can extract lactic acid to an extent comparable to the uptake of lactic acid by NPB{sup {minus}}. The complexation is probably through formation of an acid-base ion pair. Losses of NPBA into the aqueous phase could lead to problems, poor economics in industrial separation processes. One way of overcoming this problem would be to incorporate the NPBA onto a solid support.

Chow, Tina Kuo Fung

1992-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Two-phase modeling of turbulence in dilute sediment-laden, open-channel flows  

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meshes. In: ASME 2000 Fluids Engineering Division SummerJ Fluid Mech 46. Lyn DA (2008) Sedimentation engineering:

Jha, Sanjeev K.; Bombardelli, Fabián A.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Dilute gas of ultracold two-level atoms inside a cavity; generalized Dicke model  

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We consider a gas of ultracold two-level atoms confined in a cavity, taking into account for atomic center-of-mass motion and cavity mode variations. We use the generalized Dicke model, and analyze separately the cases of a Gaussian, and a standing wave mode shape. Owing to the interplay between external motional energies of the atoms and internal atomic and field energies, the phase-diagrams exhibit novel features not encountered in the standard Dicke model, such as the existence of first and second order phase transitions between normal and superradiant phases. Due to the quantum description of atomic motion, internal and external atomic degrees of freedom are highly correlated leading to modified normal and superradiant phases.

Jonas Larson; Maciej Lewenstein

2009-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

487

Uranium Disequilibrium in Groundwater: An Isotope Dilution Approach in Hydrologic Investigations  

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...Present address: U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, Tallahassee, Flor-ida 32304. 18 September 1968 Female CFE rats (Carworth) were obtained during the second week of pregnancy. During gestation and at all times thereafter, the animals...

J. K. Osmond; H. S. Rydell; M. I. Kaufman

1968-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

488

Heat Transfer Characteristics of Sulfur and Sulfur Diluted with Hydrogen Sulfide Flowing Through Circular Tubes  

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is called the pumping-power advantage factor, and has the value 2. 5 x 10 for sodium. The only metals having a higher value of H are 13 lithium 7 and bismuth. Lithium 7 comprises 92. 5% of natural lithium, but the cost of separating it from lithium 6...-section for thermal neutrons being 0. 130 barns. For comparison, water has an absorption cross-section of 0. 58 barns for thermal neutrons (2) . Sulfur is not activated by exposure to neutron flux in such a way as to produce a radioactive isotope which...

Stone, Porter Walwyn

1960-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Laser-induced fluorescence fiber optic probe measurement of oil dilution by fuel  

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Apparatus for detecting fuel in oil includes an excitation light source in optical communication with an oil sample for exposing the oil sample to excitation light in order to excite the oil sample from a non-excited state to an excited state and a spectrally selective device in optical communication with the oil sample for detecting light emitted from the oil sample as the oil sample returns from the excited state to a non-excited state to produce spectral indicia that can be analyzed to determine the presence of fuel in the oil sample. A method of detecting fuel in oil includes the steps of exposing a oil sample to excitation light in order to excite the oil sample from a non-excited state to an excited state, as the oil sample returns from the excited state to a non-excited state, detecting light emitted from the oil sample to produce spectral indicia; and analyzing the spectral indicia to determine the presence of fuel in the oil sample.

Parks, II, James E [Knoxville, TN; Partridge, Jr., William P [Oak Ridge, TN

2010-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Phonon exchange in dilute Fermi-Bose mixtures: Tailoring the Fermi-Fermi interaction  

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We consider a mixture of a single-component Bose gas and a two-component Fermi gas at temperatures where the Bose gas is almost fully condensed. In such a mixture, two fermionic atoms can interact with each other by exchanging a phonon that propagates through the Bose condensate. We calculate the interaction potential due to this mechanism, and determine the effective s-wave scattering length for two fermions that interact, both directly by the interatomic potentials as well as by the above-mentioned exchange mechanism. We find that the effective scattering length is quite sensitive to changes in the condensate density, and becomes strongly energy dependent. In addition, we consider the mechanical stability of these mixtures, and also calculate the dispersion and the damping of the various collisionless collective modes of the gas.

M. J. Bijlsma; B. A. Heringa; H. T. C. Stoof

2000-04-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Brucella antibody in milk following vaccination of adult cattle with a reduced dose of brucella abortus strain 19  

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of vaccination and 30, 57, and 128 days post-vaccination. A card test procedure using 0. 015 ml buffered brucella antigen and 0. 03 ml whey was the least sensitive of 3 milk tests. The whey plate test (WPT) and the serial dilution brucellosis ring test (SDBRT... Billion Live Brucella Abortus Strain 19 Cells 24 Table 4 ? Whey Plate Test Results on Normal Milk Samples Collected from Cows Vaccinated Subcutaneously with 3 Billion Live Brucella Abortus Strain 19 Cells 26 Table 5 ? Screening Brucellosis Ring Test...

Huber, Jan Duane

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of a virus associated with head and lateral line erosion syndrome (HLLE) in marine angelfish  

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culture infective dose (TCIDss) method of determination as outlined by Rovozzo and Burke (1973). Virus titers were determined following 10-fold serial dilutions on RFDF monolayers in tissue culture chamber slides (Lab-Tek, Nunc, Inc. , Naperville, Il... model L-2 ultracentrifuge for 1. 5 hr using a swing-bucket type rotor (SW41 or SW28). The virus pellet was resuspended in 1 ml TNE buffer (0. 025 M Tris [Mallinckrodt, Paris, KY, USA], 0. 1 M NaCl, 1mM EDTA [Sigma Chemical Co. , St. Louis, MO, USA], p...

Varner, Patricia Wilcox

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-dispersive X-ray microanalysis of the bone mineral content in human trabecular bone: A comparison with ICPES and neutron activation analysis  

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To evaluate the accuracy of bone mineral composition determination by electron microprobe analysis (EDX) the measurements have been compared to instrumental neutron activation analysis (INAA) and chemical anal...

K. Ĺkesson; M. D. Grynpas; R. G. V. Hancock; R. Odselius…

1994-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fast Determination of Arsenic Species and Total Arsenic in Urine by HPLC-ICP-MS: Concentration Ranges for Unexposed German Inhabitants and Clinical Case Studies  

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......also recommended low temperatures for storage of the urine samples prior to analysis...wolffish (Anarhichas lupus), which is a seawater fish living in the Northern Atlantic...Microstomus kitt), which is a bottom-living seawater fish from the North Sea and Atlantic......

Peter Heitland; Helmut D. Köster

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Examination Of Sulfur Measurements In DWPF Sludge Slurry And SRAT Product Materials  

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Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) was asked to re-sample the received SB7b WAPS material for wt. % solids, perform an aqua regia digestion and analyze the digested material by inductively coupled plasma - atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-AES), as well as re-examine the supernate by ICP-AES. The new analyses were requested in order to provide confidence that the initial analytical subsample was representative of the Tank 40 sample received and to replicate the S results obtained on the initial subsample collected. The ICP-AES analyses for S were examined with both axial and radial detection of the sulfur ICP-AES spectroscopic emission lines to ascertain if there was any significant difference in the reported results. The outcome of this second subsample of the Tank 40 WAPS material is the first subject of this report. After examination of the data from the new subsample of the SB7b WAPS material, a team of DWPF and SRNL staff looked for ways to address the question of whether there was in fact insoluble S that was not being accounted for by ion chromatography (IC) analysis. The question of how much S is reaching the melter was thought best addressed by examining a DWPF Slurry Mix Evaporator (SME) Product sample, but the significant dilution of sludge material, containing the S species in question, that results from frit addition was believed to add additional uncertainty to the S analysis of SME Product material. At the time of these discussions it was believed that all S present in a Sludge Receipt and Adjustment Tank (SRAT) Receipt sample would be converted to sulfate during the course of the SRAT cycle. A SRAT Product sample would not have the S dilution effect resulting from frit addition, and hence, it was decided that a DWPF SRAT Product sample would be obtained and submitted to SRNL for digestion and sample preparation followed by a round-robin analysis of the prepared samples by the DWPF Laboratory, F/H Laboratories, and SRNL for S and sulfate. The results of this round-robin analytical study are the second subject of this report.

Bannochie, C. J.; Wiedenman, B. J.

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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RAPID DETERMINATION OF ACTINIDES IN URINE BY INDUCTIVELY-COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETRY AND ALPHA SPECTROMETRY: A HYBRID APPROACH  

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A new rapid separation method that allows separation and preconcentration of actinides in urine samples was developed for the measurement of longer lived actinides by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and short-lived actinides by alpha spectrometry; a hybrid approach. This method uses stacked extraction chromatography cartridges and vacuum box technology to facilitate rapid separations. Preconcentration, if required, is performed using a streamlined calcium phosphate precipitation. Similar technology has been applied to separate actinides prior to measurement by alpha spectrometry, but this new method has been developed with elution reagents now compatible with ICP-MS as well. Purified solutions are split between ICP-MS and alpha spectrometry so that long- and short-lived actinide isotopes can be measured successfully. The method allows for simultaneous extraction of 24 samples (including QC samples) in less than 3 h. Simultaneous sample preparation can offer significant time savings over sequential sample preparation. For example, sequential sample preparation of 24 samples taking just 15 min each requires 6 h to complete. The simplicity and speed of this new method makes it attractive for radiological emergency response. If preconcentration is applied, the method is applicable to larger sample aliquots for occupational exposures as well. The chemical recoveries are typically greater than 90%, in contrast to other reported methods using flow injection separation techniques for urine samples where plutonium yields were 70-80%. This method allows measurement of both long-lived and short-lived actinide isotopes. 239Pu, 242Pu, 237Np, 243Am, 234U, 235U and 238U were measured by ICP-MS, while 236Pu, 238Pu, 239Pu, 241Am, 243Am and 244Cm were measured by alpha spectrometry. The method can also be adapted so that the separation of uranium isotopes for assay is not required, if uranium assay by direct dilution of the urine sample is preferred instead. Multiple vacuum box locations may be set-up to supply several ICP-MS units with purified sample fractions such that a high sample throughput may be achieved, while still allowing for rapid measurement of short-lived actinides by alpha spectrometry.

Maxwell, S.; Jones, V.

2009-05-27T23:59:59.000Z

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A method for direct, semi-quantitative analysis of gas phase samples using gas chromatography-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry  

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A new and complete GC–ICP-MS method is described for direct analysis of trace metals in a gas phase process stream. The proposed method is derived from standard analytical procedures developed for ICP-MS, which are regularly exercised in standard ICP-MS laboratories. In order to implement the method, a series of empirical factors were generated to calibrate detector response with respect to a known concentration of an internal standard analyte. Calibrated responses are ultimately used to determine the concentration of metal analytes in a gas stream using a semi-quantitative algorithm. The method was verified using a traditional gas injection from a GC sampling valve and a standard gas mixture containing either a 1 ppm Xe + Kr mix with helium balance or 100 ppm Xe with helium balance. Data collected for Xe and Kr gas analytes revealed that agreement of 6–20% with the actual concentration can be expected for various experimental conditions. To demonstrate the method using a relevant “unknown” gas mixture, experiments were performed for continuous 4 and 7 hour periods using a Hg-containing sample gas that was co-introduced into the GC sample loop with the xenon gas standard. System performance and detector response to the dilute concentration of the internal standard were pre-determined, which allowed semi-quantitative evaluation of the analyte. The calculated analyte concentrations varied during the course of the 4 hour experiment, particularly during the first hour of the analysis where the actual Hg concentration was under predicted by up to 72%. Calculated concentration improved to within 30–60% for data collected after the first hour of the experiment. Similar results were seen during the 7 hour test with the deviation from the actual concentration being 11–81% during the first hour and then decreasing for the remaining period. The method detection limit (MDL) was determined for the mercury by injecting the sample gas into the system following a period of equilibration. The MDL for Hg was calculated as 6.8 ?g · m{sup ? 3}. This work describes the first complete GC–ICP-MS method to directly analyze gas phase samples, and detailed sample calculations and comparisons to conventional ICP-MS methods are provided.

Carter, Kimberly E.; Gerdes, Kirk

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GraduateCouncilMeetingMinutes 204AEvansLibrary  

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in Education Research f. FINC 641 Valuation g. FINC 646 Technical Analysis of Financial Markets h. FINC 648 k. ICPE 602 Reservoir Characterization and Modeling l. ICPE 603 Bioenergy m. ICPE 604 Energy Systems

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OXFORD ICP-DRIE System For questions concerning this machines capabilities, please contact Varshni Singh, at 578-0248. The OXFORD ICP-DRIE System 100 ICP180 is an inductively...

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Research Project on CO2 Geological Storage and Groundwater Resources: Water Quality Effects Caused by CO2 Intrusion into Shallow Groundwater  

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ICP-MS Hg LBNL NAA NASCENT NURE MCL MSW NGS NWIS Pb Sb SDWRAbundance ICP Part. AA NAA NURE ICP See notes See Notes HostNeutron activation analysis NURE: National Uranium Resource

Birkholzer, Jens

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z