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Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions Federal law prohibits contractors from performing "inherently governmental functions." This guidance is designed to provide the basic rules applicable to the Department. Specifically, it: (1) identifies general principles for determining whether a function is inherently governmental; (2) lists functions that have been specifically identified as inherently governmental by one or more sources of Federal law, (3) notes the special considerations applicable to Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs); and (4) offers recommended practices when using contractors' services. Microsoft Word - GC Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions _1-24-11_

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Microsoft Word - GC Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions _1-24-11_  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

GC GUIDANCE ON INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS GC GUIDANCE ON INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS Federal law prohibits contractors from performing "inherently governmental functions." But determining which functions may be performed by contractors - and which may not - is not always self-evident. The rules are complex and the lines that must be drawn are often quite fine. This can be particularly vexing in an agency like the Department of Energy where contractors perform so many important functions. This guidance is designed to provide the basic rules applicable to the Department. Specifically, it: (1) identifies general principles for determining whether a function is inherently governmental; (2) lists functions that have been specifically identified as inherently governmental by one or more sources of Federal law, (3) notes the

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General Counsel's Office Issues Guidance on Inherently Governmental  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

General Counsel's Office Issues Guidance on Inherently General Counsel's Office Issues Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions General Counsel's Office Issues Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions February 4, 2011 - 5:52pm Addthis Today, the Office of the General Counsel issued guidance on the federal prohibition against contractors performing inherently governmental functions. The guidance sets out the basic rules for what contactors can and cannot do and provides best practices for federal DOE employees when using contractor services. Since 2009, the General Counsel's office has made available on its websitenon-privileged legal guidance on topics ranging from contractor relations to standards of conduct to information law. Doing so helps to ensure that the Department's authoritative legal guidance is readily available to all who may need it

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2002 DOE Final Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities Inventory More Documents & Publications DOE FAIR 2007 (OMB).xls 2003 DOE IGCA Inventory Data for web.xls&0; OMBDOEFAIR2005.xls...

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2002 DOE Final Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities Inventory  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2 Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities Inventory 2 Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities Inventory 12/23/2002 10:51 AM Org Unit Additional Information 2002ID Agency Bureau Organization unit City StateCode Country Total FTEs FunctionCode Status ReasonCode ReasonSub_Code YrFirstOnInventory YearofCostComapre CIF/FTESavings EstAnnualSavings MEOPerfReview 444 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 15 K999 I 1999 452 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 R660 I 1999 436 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 Y220 I 1999 437 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 Y999 I 1999 438 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 T833 I 1999 439 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 R660 I 1999 440 019 05 AL KANSAS CITY MO US 1 K999 I 1999 441 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 3 K999 I 1999 434 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 Y150 I 1999 443 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 14 K999 I 1999 433 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 4 Y150 I 1999 445 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 1 K999 I 1999 446 019 05 AL ALBUQUERQUE NM US 3 K999 I 1999

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SPECIAL ACQUISITION REQUIREMENTS ─ TYPICAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH PERSONAL SERVICES AND INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCITONS WHEN CONTRACTORS WORK IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

-------- -------- -------------------------------- Chapter 37.114 (December 2010) 1 FEDERAL AND CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEE ROLES IN THE FEDERAL WORKPLACE: CONTRACTOR AND CONTRACTOR WORK PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION, INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL FUNCTIONS, PERSONAL SERVICES, AND FEDERAL INVOLVEMENT IN CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL DECISIONS References: FAR 7.5, 37.000, 37.103, 37.104, 37.114; DEAR 937; Acquisition Guide 3.1, 9.1, 37.1, 37.2, 70.7 Overview  The purpose of this guide chapter is to aid in establishing effective management controls for: o identification of contractor employees and their work product o inherently governmental functions o personal services and o Federal involvement in contractor personnel decisions

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Microsoft Word - GC Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions...  

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

- and which may not - is not always self-evident. The rules are complex and the lines that must be drawn are often quite fine. This can be particularly vexing in an agency...

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Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Function and structure of inherently disordered proteins  

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Available online at www.sciencedirect.com Function and structure of inherently disordered proteins for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Institute for Intrinsically Disordered Protein Research, Indiana for Intrinsically Disordered Protein Research, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department

Economou, Tassos

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Inherent viscosity  

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(logarithmic viscosity number) n. In measurement of dilute-solution viscosities, the inherent viscosity is the ratio of the natural logarithm of the relative viscosity to the concentration of the polymer in... ...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inherent Viscosity  

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n (logarithmic viscosity number) In measurement of dilute-solution viscosities, the inherent viscosity is the ratio of the natural logarithm of the relative viscosity to the concentration of the poly...

Jan W. Gooch

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impacts of Inherent O-Containing Functional Groups on the Surface Properties of Shengli Lignite  

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MHC was successfully correlated with the presence of O-containing functional groups and the quantity of surface area without oxygen groups, as follows: MHC = 2.655[?COOH] + 2.912[?OH] + 0.209[?OCH3] 3.321Snon-O + 1.341, where Snon-O for the lignite is defined as Snon-O = Si(1 Ci/C0), where Si is the surface area of the lignite and Ci and C0 are the total contents of O-containing functional groups in the heat-treatment or as-received lignites. ... The use of abundant lignite deposits has become increasingly important as the minable reserves of high-rank coal in China are rapidly becoming depleted with the development of more advanced emission control technologies. ...

Yonggang Wang; Jianlin Zhou; Lei Bai; Yanju Chen; Shu Zhang; Xiongchao Lin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hanford Tours for Governmental Officials - Hanford Site  

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Hanford Tours for Governmental Officials Hanford Site Tours Hanford Tour Restrictions Hanford Site Tours Hanford Tours for Governmental Officials Hanford Tours for Tribal Affairs...

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Governmental-Owner Power Imbalance and Privatization  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Privatization is defined as the sale of state-owned assets by governmental agencies to private investors (e.g., Megginson, Nash, Netter, and Poulsen, 2004; Villalonga, 2000). Research on privatization has focused on privatization techniques (e...

Xu, Kehan

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight...

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Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security By: Edward R. Simpson, Director, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, Office of Management Subject: Cost-Plus Award Fee 8-3-09_Final_Testimony_(Simpson).pdf More Documents & Publications GAO-05-123 Department of Energy: Further Actions Are Needed to Strengthen

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Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Workforce, and the District of Columbia Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Workforce, and the District of Columbia Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Workforce, and the District of Columbia By: John Bashista, Deputy Director, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, Office of Management Subject: Strengthening the Federal Acquisition Workforce: Government-wide Leadership and Initiatives 8-5-09_Final_Testimony_(Bashista).pdf More Documents & Publications Special Report: IG-RA-09-02 Before Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

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Category:Non-governmental Organizations | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

governmental Organizations governmental Organizations Jump to: navigation, search Non-governmental Organizations For our purposes here, Non-governmental Organizations are defined as organizations that are classified under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code Pages in category "Non-governmental Organizations" The following 39 pages are in this category, out of 39 total. 2 25 x 25 America s Energy Future A Alliance for Clean Energy New York Alliance for Climate Protection B Bonneville Environmental Foundation Boston Area Solar Energy Association C California Center for Sustainable Energy California Fuel Cell Partnership Carbon War Room Clean Energy States Alliance Clean Tech Los Angeles Clean Tech San Diego CleanTX Foundation Colorado Renewable Energy Society C cont. Community Environmental Council

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Public & Governmental Affairs | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Public & Governmental ... Public & Governmental ... Public & Governmental Affairs Public & Governmental Affairs plans, develops, and implements B&W Y-12's external and internal communications efforts in support of the site's strategic objectives. Our key stakeholders include employees and retirees, business customers, the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Energy, the media, the community and public officials. Bill Reis, Vice President work865.241.4859 Bill Reis Ellen Boatner, Media Contact work865.241.4937 boatnerea@y12.doe.gov Bridget Correll Waller, Community Affairs work865.241.4287 correllbb@y12.doe.gov Public & Governmental Affairs provides customer relations, emergency communications, news and information services, community relations and

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EERE Program Management Guide- Appendix J  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Appendix J provides guidelines for functions that must be performed by government employees (inherently governmental functions).

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Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Services, and International Security Services, and International Security Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security By: Edward R. Simpson, Director, Office of Procurement and Assistance Management, Office of Management Subject: Cost-Plus Award Fee 8-3-09_Final_Testimony_(Simpson).pdf More Documents & Publications Major Management Challenges and Program Risks : Department of Energy GAO/OCG-99-6 GAO-05-123 Department of Energy: Further Actions Are Needed to Strengthen Contract Management for Major Projects

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Inherent safety concepts in nuclear power reactors  

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Different inherent safety concepts being considered in fast and thermal reactors are presented after outlining the basic goals of nuclear reactor safety, the defence in depth philosophy to achieve these goal...

O M Pal Singh; R Shankar Singh

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Crossroads: Non-Governmental Organizations | Environmental Energy  

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Non-Governmental Organizations Non-Governmental Organizations Suggest a Listing Advanced Energy (North Carolina) The non-profit Advanced Energy focuses on energy-efficiency in industrial process technologies, motors and drives testing, and applied building science, with state-of-the-art laboratories in which to do testing and applied research. Advanced Energy offers consulting, testing, and training. Affordable Comfort It is the purpose of Affordable Comfort, Inc. to promote resource efficiency, comfort, and affordability in buildings. This will be done particularly through educational, training, and charitable activities aimed at the use of energy in the residential sector, including the Affordable Comfort Conference. It will promote the general health and welfare of

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Plutonium distribution: Summary of public and governmental support issues  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Obtaining strong public and governmental support for the plutonium disposition program and for the projects comprising the selected disposition options will be essential to the success of the program in meeting non-proliferation goals established as national policy. This paper summarizes issues related to public and governmental support for plutonium disposition. Recommendations are offered which rest on two fundamental assumptions: (1) public and political support derive from public trust and confidence, and (2) despite widespread support for U.S. non-proliferation goals, establishing and operating facilities to carry out the program will entail controversy. Documentation for the Administration`s policy on non-proliferation as it relates to plutonium disposition is cited and summarized as background for ongoing planning efforts by the Department of Energy (DOE). Consensus is a reasonable goal for efforts to secure public and governmental support for the plutonium disposition program and its elements; unanimity is very unlikely. The program will be aided by the popular recognition of the importance of the nation`s non-proliferation goals, the potential for an energy dividend if an energy production option is selected ({open_quotes}Swords to Plowshares{close_quotes} metaphor), the possibility of influencing disposition decisions in other countries, and the clear need to do something with the excess material ({open_quotes}the no action alternative{close_quotes} will not suffice).

Pasternak, A.

1995-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Inherent freeze protection for solar water heaters  

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Research and development of a method for protection of a solar collector from freezing is described. The method is shown to be technically and economically feasible. A prototype water heating system using the inherent freeze protection method was successfully operated during the winter of 1980 to 1981.

Jeter, S.M.; Leonaitis, L.L.; Leonaitis, L.L.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages  

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Grade Level: Grade Level: 8-12 Subjects: Math: Algebra I and II Length: 90 Minutes LESSON PLAN Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages Solar Power and Me: The Inherent Advantages Northwest Halifax High School Solar Panels Littleton, NC Photo credit: Mike Beebe INTRODUCTION This is a uniquely interdisciplinary high school algebra and solar energy lesson geared toward an Algebra I-II class. It uses data from a 2.1-kilowatt photovoltaic solar panel system at a high school in rural North Carolina, historical energy statistics from the U.S. Energy Information Administrations (EIA) on solar and renewable energy growth in the U.S., and the financial savings accrued from a residential solar photovoltaic system to teach students the basics of renewable energy and best-fit regression

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Concept of an inherently-safe high temperature gas-cooled reactor  

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As the challenge to ensure no harmful release of radioactive materials at the accidents by deterministic approach instead to satisfy acceptance criteria or safety goal for risk by probabilistic approach, new concept of advanced reactor, an inherently-safe high temperature gas-cooled reactor, is proposed based on the experience of the operation of the actual High Temperature Gas-cooled Reactor (HTGR) in Japan, High Temperature Engineering Test Reactor (HTTR), and the design of the commercial plant (GTHTR300), utilizing the inherent safety features of the HTGR (i.e., safety features based on physical phenomena). The safety design philosophy of the inherently-safe HTGR for the safety analysis of the radiological consequences is determined as the confinement of radioactive materials is assured by only inherent safety features without engineered safety features, AC power or prompt actions by plant personnel if the design extension conditions occur. Inherent safety features to prevent the loss or degradation of the confinement function are identified. It is proposed not to apply the probabilistic approach for the evaluation of the radiological consequences of the accidents in the safety analysis because no inherent safety features fail for the mitigation of the consequences of the accidents. Consequently, there are no event sequences to harmful release of radioactive materials if the design extension conditions occur in the inherently-safe HTGR concept. The concept and future R and D items for the inherently-safe HTGR are described in this paper.

Ohashi, Hirofumi; Sato, Hiroyuki; Tachibana, Yukio; Kunitomi, Kazuhiko; Ogawa, Masuro [Nuclear Hydrogen and Heat Application Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Oarai-machi, Ibaraki-ken, 311-1394 (Japan)

2012-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs U.S.  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Committee on Governmental Affairs Committee on Governmental Affairs U.S. Senate Gregory H. Friedman: Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs U.S. Senate June 10, 1999 Before the Committee on Governmental Affairs U.S. Senate Statement of Gregory H. Friedman, Inspector General Department of Energy Request to testify on the review conducted by the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Energy's (Energy's) export licensing process for dual-use and munitions commodities. Our review was part of an interagency effort involving the Inspectors General of the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, State, and Treasury and the Central Intelligence Agency. The interagency review was initiated following receipt of an August 26, 1998, letter from the Chairman, requesting that the Inspectors General

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Apps for Energy Non-Governmental Resource Disclaimer | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Apps for Energy Non-Governmental Resource Disclaimer Apps for Energy Non-Governmental Resource Disclaimer Apps for Energy Non-Governmental Resource Disclaimer The non-governmental resources are provided strictly for education purposes, and should not be considered a complete list of available resources. Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process,

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Inherently Safe Reactors and a Second Nuclear Era  

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...Institute of Nuclear Power Operations. Improvements of this...reactors appear to be as safe as large dams, most...that, yes, inherently safe re-actors are surprisingly...more coal under utility boilers. But the environmental...parks. Would inherently safe reactors render existing...

Alvin M. Weinberg; Irving Spiewak

1984-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Roles of inherent mineral matters for lignite water slurry electrolysis in H2SO4 system  

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Abstract To understand roles of inherent mineral matters in lignite water slurry (LWS) electrolysis, lignite and demineralized lignite electrolyses were carried out in H2SO4 system. The results showed that cell voltage for LWS electrolysis was lower than that for demineralized lignite water slurry (DLWS) under constant current condition. Some inherent mineral matters changed into the corresponding metal ions which entered into electrolyte, and thus improved the electrolysis oxidation reactions for coal organic structure. Meanwhile, the relative amount of O-containing functional groups in demineralized lignite increased with electrolysis time, improving its pyrolysis reactivity. However, the pyrolysis reactivity of raw lignite decreased due to the removal of the inherent mineral matters from electrolysis.

Xuzhong Gong; Mingyong Wang; Zhi Wang; ZhanCheng Guo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy storage inherent in large tidal turbine farms  

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...Research articles 1006 154 139 140 Energy storage inherent in large tidal turbine...in channels have short-term energy storage. This storage lies in the inertia...channels. inertia|renewable energy|storage|tidal|current|power| 1...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Legal Analysis of Litigation Against Oklahoma Educators and School Districts under the Oklahoma Governmental Tort Claims Act.  

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??This dissertation analyzed public court decisions in cases against Oklahoma school districts and their employees involving sovereign immunity claims filed under Oklahoma's Governmental Tort Claims (more)

Lacefield, Kevin Lee

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cost-competitive, inherently safe LMFBR pool plant  

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The Cost-Competitive, Inherently Safe LMFBR Pool Plant design was prepared in GFY 1983 as a joint effort by Rockwell International and the Argonne National Laboratory with major contributions from the Bechtel Group, Inc.; Combustion Engineering, Inc.; the Chicago Bridge and Iron Company; and the General Electric Company. Using current LMFBR technology, many innovative features were developed and incorporated into the design to meet the ultimate objectives of the Breeder Program, i.e., energy costs competitive with LWRs and inherent safety features to maintain the plant in a safe condition following assumed accidents without requiring operator action. This paper provides a description of the principal features that were incorporated into the design to achieve low cost and inherent safety.

McDonald, J.S.; Brunings, J.E.; Chang, Y.I.; Seidensticker, R.W.; Hren, R.R.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing governmental decision strategies for determining involvement in highly uncertain, large-scale capital investment projects  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to the project. Finally, in order to test the model's applicability in assisting governmental decision-makers to rationally allocate resources, the model has been empirically tested by a Westinghouse proposal (concerning offshore floating nuclear power... . Classification of Models . Models as a Frame of Reference The Contextual Matrix Development of the Matrix Model Methodology Exmployed to Utilize ~ ~ ~ ~ the 27 29 30 32 33 Matrix Framework . IV. WESTINGHOUSE'S OFFSHORE FLOATING NUCLEAR POWER PLANT...

Golden, Robert J

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Greening the invisible hand : how environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) succeed and fall in technology change  

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This dissertation examines how national environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Sweden and the United States (US) tried to diffuse cleaner production technologies in the pulp and paper industry from 1980-1998. ...

Rossi, Mark S. (Mark Stephen), 1962-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of technology roadmaps to governmental innovation policy for promoting technology convergence  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan has actively involved itself in technology roadmapping in recent years in order to build a broad discussion basis for researchers and business-oriented people in academia, industry and government. This unique attempt is not fully tested in the context whether the public sector's roadmaps are viable for promoting innovation and for building tight collaborative relationships between different sectors. However, the authors have been widening the application of roadmapping activities from classical R&D management to new ways of promoting technology convergence, in which the Japanese R&D community is said to be not so accustomed. This paper depicts the governmental agency's objectives, activity details and ways of applications of technology roadmaps and roadmapping. The authors' intention is not only to introduce this kind of governmental activity to the MOT world, but rather to ignite discussions on the usefulness and effectiveness of technology roadmaps and roadmapping in a wide range of knowledge sharing.

Yuko Yasunaga; Masayoshi Watanabe; Motoki Korenaga

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Web API design considerations for resolving inherent issues in web environment  

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The recent trend in web application development is moving towards exposing the service functionality through application programming interface (API). Many web-based services start to offer APIs to support application-to-application integration with their consumers on top of the web. The trend has raised the demand for average web developers to know how to design APIs for web-based services. In this paper, we summarise a list of inherent issues in the web that developers should pay attention to, describe how web architecture may help to resolve these issues, and suggest design considerations for web API design. In addition, we demonstrate an experimental design process through a case study to design web API for social bookmarking service.

Hui Ming Teo; Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft PowerPoint - IGCA Training 2010 v3  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

IGCA Inventory Data Collection Tool Training IGCA Inventory Data Collection Tool Training IGCA Inventory Data Collection Tool Training Office of Procurement & Assistance Management Objective Objective The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with: The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with: Defining Inherently Governmental (IG) functions for the 2010 Defining Inherently Governmental (IG) functions for the 2010 Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities (IGCA) Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities (IGCA) Inventory Inventory (starting page 3) (starting page 3) , and , and The Excel spreadsheet provided for the 2010 IGCA Inventory. The Excel spreadsheet provided for the 2010 IGCA Inventory. The collection tool enables the user to see side by side previou

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Mitigation of Severe Accident Consequences Using Inherent Safety Principles  

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Sodium-cooled fast reactors are designed to have a high level of safety. Events of high probability of occurrence are typically handled without consequence through reliable engineering systems and good design practices. For accidents of lower probability, the initiating events are characterized by larger and more numerous challenges to the reactor system, such as failure of one or more major engineered systems and can also include a failure to scram the reactor in response. As the initiating conditions become more severe, they have the potential for creating serious consequences of potential safety significance, including fuel melting, fuel pin disruption and recriticality. If the progression of such accidents is not mitigated by design features of the reactor, energetic events and dispersal of radioactive materials may result. For severe accidents, there are several approaches that can be used to mitigate the consequences of such severe accident initiators, which typically include fuel pin failures and core disruption. One approach is to increase the reliability of the reactor protection system so that the probability of an ATWS event is reduced to less than 1 x 10-6 per reactor year, where larger accident consequences are allowed, meeting the U.S. NRC goal of relegating such accident consequences as core disruption to these extremely low probabilities. The main difficulty with this approach is to convincingly test and guarantee such increased reliability. Another approach is to increase the redundancy of the reactor scram system, which can also reduce the probability of an ATWS event to a frequency of less than 1 x 10-6 per reactor year or lower. The issues with this approach are more related to reactor core design, with the need for a greater number of control rod positions in the reactor core and the associated increase in complexity of the reactor protection system. A third approach is to use the inherent reactivity feedback that occurs in a fast reactor to automatically respond to the change in reactor conditions and to result in a benign response to these events. This approach has the advantage of being relatively simple to implement, and does not face the issue of reliability since only fundamental physical phenomena are used in a passive manner, not active engineered systems. However, the challenge is to present a convincing case that such passive means can be implemented and used. The purpose of this paper is to describe this third approach in detail, the technical basis and experimental validation for the approach, and the resulting reactor performance that can be achieved for ATWS events.

R. A. Wigeland; J. E. Cahalan

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - artery-dilators inherent problems Sample...  

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density voids... enough bulk densities, the inherent structures are in a state of tension negative pressure Source: Debenedetti, Pablo G.- Department of Chemical...

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A PROCEDURAL GUIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES  

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PROCEDURAL GUIDE PROCEDURAL GUIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES D I V I S I O N 1972 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Foreword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . i v I n t r o d u c t o r y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 I . I n i t i a l Steps t o be taken by t h e a c q u i r i n g agency p r i o r t o a c q u i s i t i o n o f t h e l a n d . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 A . I n i t i a l p l a n n i n g . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 . N e c e s s i t y f o r a c q u i s i t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 . L e g i s l a t i v e a u t h o r i t y . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 3 . Procure survey and maps . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 4 . Prepare p r o j e c t p l a n s o f o p e r a t i o n . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 B . Procurement o f t i t l e evidence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1 . Agency t o o b t a i n t i t l e evidence e x p e d i t i o u s l y . . . . . . 3 2 . Use o f standards compiled by Department of J

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Resilience to Transformation and Inherent Genetic and Functional Stability of Adult Neural Stem Cells Ex vivo  

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...self-renewal capacity and expanded in an exponential manner for many subculturing passages...calculated at each subculturing passage. Exponential expansion rate was maintained over time...passages j, j 1, and j 2). This smoothing revealed a gentle upward trend in the...

Chiara Foroni; Rossella Galli; Barbara Cipelletti; Andrea Caumo; Sara Alberti; Roberta Fiocco; and Angelo Vescovi

2007-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Large inherent optical gain from the direct gap transition of Ge thin films  

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The recent demonstration of Ge-on-Si diode lasers renews the interest in the unique carrier dynamics of Ge involving both direct (?) and indirect (L) valleys. Here, we report a large inherent direct gap optical gain ...

Wang, Xiaoxin

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A solution to the inherent list on Nimitz class aircraft carriers  

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Nimitz class aircraft carriers possess an inherent list to starboard that their list control systems (LCS) are typically unable to correct while under Combat Load Conditions. As a result, it has become necessary to use ...

Wolfson, Dianna

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of inherent radio frequency oscillation and minor switching in amorphous chalcogenide semiconductors  

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INVESTIGATION OF INHERENT RADIO FREQUENCY OSCILLATION AND MINOR SWITCHING IN AMORPHOUS CHALCOGENIDE SEMICONDUCTORS A Thesis by ROBERT WAYNE GILL JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AAM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1971 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering INVESTIGATION OF INHERENT RADIO FREQUENCY OSCILLATION AND MINOR SWITCHING IN AMORPHOUS CHALCOGENIDE SEMICONDUCTORS A Thesis by ROBERT WAYNE GILL JR...

Gill, Robert Wayne

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Investigation of the Complex Motions Inherent to Machining Systems via a Discontinuous Systems Theory Approach  

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AN INVESTIGATION OF THE COMPLEX MOTIONS INHERENT TO MACHINING SYSTEMS VIA A DISCONTINUOUS SYSTEMS THEORY APPROACH A Dissertation by BRANDON CHRISTOPHER GEGG Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies... SYSTEMS VIA A DISCONTINUOUS SYSTEMS THEORY APPROACH A Dissertation by BRANDON CHRISTOPHER GEGG Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree...

Gegg, Brandon C.

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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14 ESS (trademark) switch inherent radiation-hardness assessment. Volume 1. Final report  

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The objective of Phase I of the 4 ESS Switch RHA Program documented in this report is the preliminary assessment of the inherent fallout-radiation susceptibility of the 4 ESS Switch. The approach described herein consists of the identification of the active microelectronic piece-parts used in the 4 ESS Switch; characterization of their radiation tolerance, based on available data; preliminary identification of hardness-critical packs; and preliminary analysis of 4 ESS Switch performance during expose to ambient (unshielded) fallout radiation, also based on available data. (Author)

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1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 RUTGERS GOVERNMENTAL  

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-riders" attached to a contract; IEA requires attorney review · Employee pays highest of 1.5% (c.2), Section 39 of c

Lin, Xiaodong

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Does hydrocarbon contamination induce water repellency and changes in hydraulic properties in inherently wettable tropical sandy soils?  

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Abstract Hydrophobicity influences soil hydrological and ecological functions. Compared to naturally-occurring and fire-induced hydrophobicity, limited information is available on the impacts of hydrocarbon contamination on water repellency and hydraulic properties. Water repellency and hydraulic properties were measured on laboratory simulated, and field contaminated soils, 1 and 5years after an accidental petroleum hydrocarbon spill. The objectives were; (1) to compare the water droplet penetration test (WDPT) to the molarity of ethanol droplet (MED) test, (2) to investigate the effect of hydrocarbon contamination on water repellency and hydraulic properties, and (3) to evaluate the performance of pedotransfer functions for hydraulic properties. The WDPT and MED tests gave qualitatively similar water repellency results as evidenced by a significant positive correlation (phydrocarbon contamination induced soil water repellency. Saturated hydraulic conductivity (Ks) increased linearly with level of contamination (pwater attributed to a reduction of the dielectric constant, and hence watersoil matrix interactions. No water repellency was observed in contaminated field soils (WDPThydrocarbon contamination was evident in other soil properties particularly electrical conductivity. This indicates that natural soils were inherently wettable and that hydrocarbon-induced hydrophobicity could be transient. This non-persistence was attributed to high decomposition rates stimulated by tropical conditions and nutrients added to promote revegetation. Predictions of pedotransfer functions were comparable to measured hydraulic data (p0.8), confirming their general validity for water and solute transport modeling even on contaminated soils. The study confirmed the hypothesis that hydrocarbon contamination induces water repellency and reduces soil moisture retention at low suction (water repellency and hydraulic properties under field conditions.

Ammishaddai Takawira; Willis Gwenzi; Phillip Nyamugafata

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Worldwide advanced nuclear power reactors with passive and inherent safety: What, why, how, and who  

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The political controversy over nuclear power, the accidents at Three Mile Island (TMI) and Chernobyl, international competition, concerns about the carbon dioxide greenhouse effect and technical breakthroughs have resulted in a segment of the nuclear industry examining power reactor concepts with PRIME safety characteristics. PRIME is an acronym for Passive safety, Resilience, Inherent safety, Malevolence resistance, and Extended time after initiation of an accident for external help. The basic ideal of PRIME is to develop power reactors in which operator error, internal sabotage, or external assault do not cause a significant release of radioactivity to the environment. Several PRIME reactor concepts are being considered. In each case, an existing, proven power reactor technology is combined with radical innovations in selected plant components and in the safety philosophy. The Process Inherent Ultimate Safety (PIUS) reactor is a modified pressurized-water reactor, the Modular High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (MHTGR) is a modified gas-cooled reactor, and the Advanced CANDU Project is a modified heavy-water reactor. In addition to the reactor concepts, there is parallel work on super containments. The objective is the development of a passive box'' that can contain radioactivity in the event of any type of accident. This report briefly examines: why a segment of the nuclear power community is taking this new direction, how it differs from earlier directions, and what technical options are being considered. A more detailed description of which countries and reactor vendors have undertaken activities follows. 41 refs.

Forsberg, C.W.; Reich, W.J.

1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of improved MHR 50/100 toward a higher level of inherent safety  

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A new concept of the Mitsubishi small-sized High temperature gas-cooled modular Reactors (MHR-50/100) had been developed and published in papers. The study results of the first design concept show that the MHR-50/100 can achieve the inherent safety level set as a design target in case of water ingress during steam generator tube rupture accident. And more specifically, the reactor was shown to remain stable during long-term station black out (SBO) with protection of only passive devices during a depressurization accident and with additional motion of steam dump system during a water ingress accident. Recently greater requirements for safety of future nuclear plants including the MHR-50/100 have been expected. This study has thus made a key design improvement for the MHR-50/100 in order to secure the inherent safety aspect without reliance on active steam dump system in case of a water ingress accident. The innovative technologies listed below have been created and investigated to achieve the improved MHR-50/100 design; (1) Design improvement of steam generator, (2) Heat balance optimization of steam cycle, (3) Control system design of differential pressure between primary helium gas and water/steam, (4) Study on operation procedure during a water ingress accident. (authors)

Minatsuki, I.; Otani, T.; Shimizu, K. [Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., 16-5, Konan 2-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Japan); Oyama, S.; Tsukamoto, H. [Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., 1-1 Wadasaki-cho 1-Chome, Hyogo-ku, Kobe (Japan); Kunitomi, K. [Japan Atomic Energy Agency, 4002 Narita, Oarai, Ibaraki (Japan)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Flash 2011-101 | Department of Energy  

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1 Policy Flash 2011-101 Flash 2011-101 - OFPP Policy Letter 11-01, Performance of Inherently Governmental and Critical Functions. On September 12, 2011, the Office of Federal...

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Nuclear desalination in the Arab world ?? Part II: advanced inherent and passive safe nuclear reactors  

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Rapid increases in population levels have led to greater demands for fresh water and electricity in the Arab World. Different types of energies are needed to contribute to bridging the gap between increased demand and production. Increased levels of safeguards in nuclear power plants have became reliable due to their large operational experience, which now exceeds 11,000 years of operation. Thus, the nuclear power industry should be attracting greater attention. World electricity production from nuclear power has risen from 1.7% in 1970 to 17%-20% today. This ratio had increased in June 2002 to reach more than 30%, 33% and 42% in Europe, Japan, and South Korea respectively. In the Arab World, both the public acceptance and economic viability of nuclear power as a major source of energy are greatly dependent on the achievement of a high level of safety and environmental protection. An assessment of the recent generation of advanced reactor safety criteria requirements has been carried out. The promising reactor designs adapted for the Arab world and other similar developing countries are those that profit from the enhanced and passive safety features of the new generation of reactors, with a stronger focus on the effective use of intrinsic characteristics, simplified plant design, and easy construction, operation and maintenance. In addition, selected advanced reactors with a full spectrum from small to large capacities, and from evolutionary to radical types, which have inherent and passive safety features, are discussed. The relevant economic assessment of these reactors adapted for water/electricity cogeneration have been carried out and compared with non-nuclear desalination methods. This assessment indicates that, water/electricity cogeneration by the nuclear method with advanced inherent and passive safe nuclear power plants, is viable and competitive.

Aly Karameldin; Samer S. Mekhemar

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Clustering in Nested Designs Abel Rodriguez  

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Functional Clustering in Nested Designs Abel Rodriguez University of California, Santa Cruz) and oceanography (Rodriguez et al., 2008a). Because functional data are inherently complex, functional clustering the principal points of random functions; James & Sugar (2003), who develop methods for sparsely sam- pled

West, Mike

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Coke gasification: the influence and behavior of inherent catalytic mineral matter  

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Gasification of coke contributes to its degradation in the blast furnace. In this study, the effect of gasification on the inherent catalytic minerals in cokes and their reciprocal influence on gasification are investigated. The catalytic mineral phases identified in the cokes used in this study were metallic iron, iron sulfides, and iron oxides. Metallic iron and pyrrhotite were rapidly oxidized during gasification to iron oxide. The catalysts had a strong influence on the apparent rates at the initial stages of reaction. As gasification proceeds, their effect on the reaction rate diminishes as a result of reducing the surface contact between catalyst and carbon matrix because of carbon consumption around the catalyst particles; with extended burnout the reactivity of the coke becomes increasingly dependent on surface area. The reaction rate in the initial stages was also influenced by the particle size of the catalytic minerals; for a given catalytic iron level, the cokes whose catalytic minerals were more finely dispersed had a higher apparent reaction rate than cokes containing larger catalytic particles. Iron, sodium, and potassium in the amorphous phase did not appear to affect the reaction rate. 40 refs., 16 figs., 6 tabs.

Mihaela Grigore; Richard Sakurovs; David French; Veena Sahajwalla [Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Bangor, NSW (Australia)

2009-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancement of the inherent self-protection of the fast sodium reactor cores with oxide fuel  

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With the development and research into the generation IV fast sodium reactors, great attention is paid to the enhancement of the core inherent self-protection characteristics. One of the problems dealt here is connected with the reduction of the reactivity margin so that the control rods running should not result in the core overheating and melting. In this paper we consider the possibilities of improving the core of BN-1200 with oxide fuel by a known method of introducing an axial fertile layer into the core. But unlike earlier studies this paper looks at the possibility of using such a layer not only for improving breeding, but also for reducing sodium void reactivity effect (SVRE). This proposed improvement of the BN-1200 core does not solve the problem of strong interference in control and protection system (CPS) rods of BN-1200, but they reduce significantly the reactivity margin for burn-up compensation. This helps compensate all the reactivity balances in the improved core configurations without violating constraints on SVRE value.

Eliseev, V.A.; Malisheva, I.V.; Matveev, V.I.; Egorov, A.V.; Maslov, P.A. [SSC RF - IPPE, Obninsk, Kaluga region (Russian Federation)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Inherent Biases in Environmental Research and Their Effects on Public Policy  

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Most people, including those involved in environmental research, believe that science can provide objective facts about environmental problems and that these problems can be successfully solved by policies that are based on sound, objective scientific data. It is the purpose of this paper to show that it is intrinsically impossible to carry out objective and value-free scientific research and that, in fact, all environmental science is inherently biased by subjective opinions and values. This, in turn, has significant consequences with respect to the effectiveness of environmental policies. It is clear that bias in scientific research readily translates into biased and therefore ineffective environmental policies. In this paper, three types of bias, namely self-interest bias, institutional bias, and socio-cultural bias, and their effects on public policy, will be examined and discussed. Self-interest bias exists when a researcher, instead of being solely motivated by the search for scientific truth, tries to gain a personal benefit or advantage from the performance of scientific research. Institutional bias occurs because"every institution directs its activities to the perpetuation of its own power and to a narrow range of objectives and missions" (Barbour, 1980). Socio-cultural bias is reflected by the fact that most research is narrowly focused only on the mechanistic understanding of natural phenomena since this type of mechanistic knowledge can readily be used to exploit nature for the"benefit of mankind".

Huesemann, Michael H. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB))

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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20 Years on lessons learned from Piper Alpha. The evolution of concurrent and inherently safe design  

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It has now been well over 20 years since the North Sea Piper Alpha disaster in 1988. There have been many lessons learned; some documented others just etched in memory. The event chronicled many significant changes in the offshore industry. The emanating point for most sweeping changes has been the Cullen Report and the UK North Sea industry. This paper reviews some of the critical lessons and identifies many secondary finer points that constitute important learnings. The paper looks at major changes instigated by step changes in safety criticality. It is argued that the second tier modes of failure such as corrosion, materials degradation, environmental cracking, erosion, plant ergonomics, etc. need to be better examined. These mechanisms are dangerous threats to the integrity of deep subsea assets, and it is noted that such root causes of failure as witnessed or predicted have yet to be fully appraised. The authors use wide experiences and case histories to highlight such concerns, offering rational fit-for-purpose solutions. The industry disconnections between, urgency to build, knowledge transfer, and management of change, are refocused. Powerful advances in risk-based mechanical, process, materials, and corrosion engineering are emphasized and the use of key performance indicators (KPIs) are reasoned for best life-cycle integrity. To keep up with the pace of growth in the deepwater sector, methods of concurrent and inherently safe design have evolved in a world where the practicalities and costs of modification, repair and retrofit are extremely difficult. Hence getting it right at the outset is paramount. Thus the drive for purposeful investment, at design is more justifiable, than the traditional practice of postponing costs (and problems) to operations. In this way the ominous gray zone between the two cost centers is better bridged for reasons of safety and commercial advantage.

Binder Singh; Paul Jukes; Ben Poblete; Bob Wittkower

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating Chemical Hazard Assessment into the Design of Inherently Safer Processes  

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an exothermic reaction. 2.4.2 Thermal risk index Thermal risk index (TRI) is a rating system for reactive chemicals developed by Wang et al. 43. It integrates the concept of risk, which is a function of probability and consequence, into the rating system...

Lu, Yuan

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Capillary waves and the inherent density profile for the liquid-vapor interface  

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. This approach in turn allows: (1) identification of an "outermost layer" of particles on the liquid. (2). is a nonmonotonic function of normal distance through the interface. and is expected to reflect the diverging bulk distribution for the system in a state of liquid-vapor phase coexistence. This leads to identification

Stillinger, Frank

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14 ESS (trademark) switch inherent radiation-hardness assessment. Volume 2. Appendices to final report. Final report  

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The objective of Phase I of the 4 ESS Switch RHA Program document in this report is the preliminary assessment of the Inherent fallout-radiation susceptibility of the 4 ESS Switch. The approach described herein consists of the identification of the active microelectronic piece-parts used in the 4 ESS Switch; characterization of their radiation tolerance, based on available data; preliminary identification of hardness-critical packs; and preliminary analysis of 4 ESS Switch performance during export to ambient (unshielded) fallout radiation, also based on available data.

Not Available

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COGR Council on Governmental Relations  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DAVID WYNES DAVID WYNES Emory University MICHAEL AMEY The Johns Hopkins University JAMES BARBRET Wayne State University ELAINE BROCK University of Michigan SUSAN CAMBER University of Washington MICHELLE CHRISTY Massachusetts Institute of Technology KELVIN DROEGEMEIER University of Oklahoma CHARLES LOUIS University of California, Riverside MICHAEL LUDWIG Purdue University JAMES LUTHER Duke University JAMES R. MAPLES University of Tennessee DENISE MC CARTNEY Washington University in St. Louis KIM MORELAND University of Wisconsin CORDELL OVERBY University of Delaware SUSAN SEDWICK University of Texas, Austin JOHN SHIPLEY University of Miami WENDY STREITZ University of California System JAMES TRACY University of Kentucky MARIANNE WOODS University of Texas,

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Department of Energy gasoline-allocation program. Report of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate made by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations. [Senate report  

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The gasoline-allocation program was a failure in 1979 and may have actually contributed to gasoline lines. It failed to address adequately the competitive concerns of the oil industry, particularly with respect to retail-gasoline dealers. DOE failed to coordinate its efforts with State and local authorities, and failed to prevent fraud and abuse within the program. The federal government failed to reassure the public during a period of uncertainty. Two major causes for the failure were a lack of departmental planning and preparedness before 1979 and inherent flaws in the structure of the program. The key flaws were the use of an historical base period and, perhaps, an overly broad congressional mandate which required the program to address conflicting priorities. DOE is only slightly more prepared for an oil-supply disruption now than before 1979. The report recommends developing sound contingency plans for a supply disruption, increasing the levels of priority and attention given such plans, and revamping the structure and procedures of the exceptions process. 232 references.

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Industry Valuation The purpose of this tutorial is to compute industry forward multiples and inherent EPS, CFPS (Cash flow per share), SPS (Sales per share), and BPS (Book  

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and inherent EPS, CFPS (Cash flow per share), SPS (Sales per share), and BPS (Book value of equity per share in the "stock line on HGH." · Median EPS for this year, next quarter, and next year are $0.78, $0.11, and $0 EPS, CFPS, SPS, and BPS #12;BLOOMBERG "RV": Relative valuation Customize Customize by retrieving all

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OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL AND COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES (IGCA) INVENTORY GUIDANCE Name Date Tel E-Mail Created by: Dennis O'Brien 1/30/2009 202-287-1826 Dennis.O'Brien@hq.doe.gov Modified by: Table of Contents Table of Contents.........................................................................................1 Summary......................................................................................................2 Guide to Inventory Submission ....................................................................4 DOE Function Codes.......................................................................................... 5 Function Code Taxonomy:..................................................................................................

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OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT  

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& & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL AND COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES (IGCA) INVENTORY GUIDANCE 2012 Name Date Tel E-Mail Created by: Jeff Davis March 28, 2012 202-287-1877 Jeff.Davis@hq.doe.gov Modified by: IGCA Inventory 2012 i Table of Contents Summary ...........................................................................................................................................1 Guide to Inventory Submission ...........................................................................................................3 DOE FUNCTION CODES .............................................................................................................................. 3 Function Code Taxonomy: ....................................................................................................................................... 3

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The integration of Dow's Fire and Explosion Index into process design and optimization to achieve an inherently safer design  

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.........................................................................................61 xii Page Fig. 5.1. Example: Syntax for exothermic chemical reaction penalty..........................82 Fig. 5.2. User-defined functions in microsoft excel .....................................................83 Fig. 5.3. Example... of List Box for exothermic chemical reaction ................................84 Fig. 5.4. Example of CheckBox for operation instruction/procedure credit factor......85 Fig. 5.5. Check box for material factor determination...

Suardin, Jaffee Arizon

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - IGCA Inventory Sub Guide 031611  

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PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT PROCUREMENT & ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT INHERENTLY GOVERNMENTAL AND COMMERCIAL ACTIVITIES (IGCA) INVENTORY GUIDANCE Name Date Tel E-Mail Created by: Jeff Davis March 16, 2011 202-287-1877 Jeff.Davis@hq.doe.gov Modified by: i Table of Contents Summary ............................................................................................................................................. 1 Guide to Inventory Submission ............................................................................................................ 2 DOE FUNCTION CODES .............................................................................................................................. 2 CODING RULES FOR THE IGCA INVENTORY .............................................................................................. 3

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P R O G R A M O N W O R K A B L E E N E R G Y R E G U L A T I O N A Partnership of the University of California Energy Institute and the Institute of Governmental Affairs at UC Davis  

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of the University of California Energy Institute and the Institute of Governmental Affairs at UC Davis POWER recently adopted for the Spanish electricity sector. Richard Gilbert of UC Berkeley then discussed this incentive scheme in the context of four general regulatory approaches. Shmuel Oren of UC Berkeley wrapped up

California at Berkeley. University of

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting authors, nonprofit publishers, academic institutions, research libraries, and research funders in the common goal of maximizing access to  

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting. BioOne provides a sustainable online platform for over 170 journals and books published by nonprofit

Douches, David S.

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Proposed and existing passive and inherent safety-related structures, systems, and components (building blocks) for advanced light-water reactors  

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A nuclear power plant is composed of many structures, systems, and components (SSCs). Examples include emergency core cooling systems, feedwater systems, and electrical systems. The design of a reactor consists of combining various SSCs (building blocks) into an integrated plant design. A new reactor design is the result of combining old SSCs in new ways or use of new SSCs. This report identifies, describes, and characterizes SSCs with passive and inherent features that can be used to assure safety in light-water reactors. Existing, proposed, and speculative technologies are described. The following approaches were used to identify the technologies: world technical literature searches, world patent searches, and discussions with universities, national laboratories and industrial vendors. 214 refs., 105 figs., 26 tabs.

Forsberg, C.W.; Moses, D.L.; Lewis, E.B.; Gibson, R.; Pearson, R.; Reich, W.J.; Murphy, G.A.; Staunton, R.H.; Kohn, W.E.

1989-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EERE Program Management Guide - Appendix J  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

J J Inherently Governmental Functions A. Description Inherently governmental functions are functions that are so intimately related to the public interest and government operations that they must be performed by government employees in order to retain essential control and responsibility. These functions involve exercising discretionary authority and making final value judgments which affect day-to-day or long-term development, execution, and evaluation of government programs. B. General Guidelines (1) Does the function involve committing the government to a course of action when two or more alternative courses of action exist? (2) Would a contractor's involvement be so extensive-or a contractor's work product so advanced-as to limit the agency's (government

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Interaction frogger: a design framework to couple action and function through feedback and feedforward  

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In this paper we present a design framework to analyze person-product interaction. Its focus is on how the user's action and the product's function are coupled through different types of feedback and feedforward: inherent and augmented information. Instead ... Keywords: design framework, feedback, feedforward, interaction models, tangible user interface

S. A. G. Wensveen; J. P. Djajadiningrat; C. J. Overbeeke

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anhydrous Phosphoric Acid Functionalized Sintered Mesoporous Silica Nanocomposite Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells  

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Anhydrous Phosphoric Acid Functionalized Sintered Mesoporous Silica Nanocomposite Proton Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells ... The cell performance and stability may be further improved through an optimization of the interfacial contact between the electrocatalytic layer and the inorganic membrane. ... polycondensation procedure was optimized for individual case of PBI synthesis in order to obtain inherent viscosity of ?1 dL/g. ...

Jie Zeng; Beibei He; Krystina Lamb; Roland De Marco; Pei Kang Shen; San Ping Jiang

2013-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Resampling confidence regions and test procedures for second degree stochastic efficiency with respect to a function  

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â??s utility function. By maximizing expected utility, an agent seeks to balance expected returns with the inherent risk in each investment alternative. This can be accomplished by ranking prospects based on the certainty equivalent associated with each...

Schumann, Keith Daniel

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting authors, nonprofit publishers, academic institutions, research libraries, and research funders in the common goal of maximizing access to critical research.  

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting, and environmental sciences. BioOne provides a sustainable online platform for over 170 journals and books published signals that primary energy source for plants, light also controls multiple de- velopmental processes

Deng, Xing-Wang

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting authors, nonprofit publishers, academic institutions, research libraries, and research funders in the common goal of maximizing access to  

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BioOne sees sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences. BioOne provides a sustainable online platform for over4L 1G6, Canada 6 Suriname Forest Service, P.O. Box 436, Paramaribo, Suriname 7 Current Address

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thermonuclear functions  

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Two representations of the extended gamma functions ? 2,0 0,2 [(b,x)] are proved. These representations are exploited to find a transformation relation between two Foxs H-functions. These results are used to solve Foxs H-function in terms of Meijers G-function for certain values of the parameters. A closed form representation of the kernel of the Bessel type integral transform is also proved. 1.

M. Aslam Chaudhry

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China's post-reform policy implementation gaps and governmental vs. non-governmental fire alarm solutions  

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the Authoritarian Model: How Putin?s Crackdown Holds RussiaAuthoritarianism Under Putin, Demokratizatsiya: The Journal

Hart, Melanie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China's post-reform policy implementation gaps and governmental vs. non-governmental fire alarm solutions  

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Wang?s factory was burning hazardous waste materials, China?waste materials, not the more stringent standards for factories burning (

Hart, Melanie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China's post-reform policy implementation gaps and governmental vs. non-governmental fire alarm solutions  

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and standards for heavy metal pollution. The MEP passed aHandling of Heavy Metal Pollution on August 28, 2009.

Hart, Melanie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China's post-reform policy implementation gaps and governmental vs. non-governmental fire alarm solutions  

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Hygiene] Law and cause food poisoning accidents or otherFood and Drug Administration (SFDA) traces the poisonouspoisonings were most likely a macro-level issue stemming from a wide variety of sources such as contaminated food,

Hart, Melanie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China's post-reform policy implementation gaps and governmental vs. non-governmental fire alarm solutions  

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Ibid. Walker (2008). planned hydropower projects in Yunnanlands are expropriated for hydropower developments. In 2004to lose their lands for a hydropower project on the Nujiang

Hart, Melanie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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News Archive | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

February 7, 2011 February 7, 2011 DOE Adopts Rules to Improve Energy Efficiency Enforcement Today, the Department of Energy adopted final rules to improve the enforcement of DOE's efficiency requirements for appliances, lighting and other products. February 4, 2011 General Counsel's Office Issues Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions Today, the Office of the General Counsel issued guidance on the federal prohibition against contractors performing inherently governmental functions. The guidance sets out the basic rules for what contactors can and cannot do and provides best practices for federal DOE employees when using contractor services. Since 2009, the General Counsel's office has made available on its websitenon-priv January 31, 2011 DOE Seeks Public Views On How Best To Streamline Existing Regulations

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Functional Specifications  

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Functional Specifications Functional Specifications Services Overview ECS Audio/Video Conferencing Fasterdata IPv6 Network Network Performance Tools (perfSONAR) ESnet OID Registry PGP Key Service Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) OSCARS Case Study Documentation User Manual FAQ Design Specifications Functional Specifications Notifications Publications Authorization Policy Default Attributes Message Security Clients For Developers Interfaces Links Hardware Requirements DOE Grids Service Transition Contact Us Technical Assistance: 1 800-33-ESnet (Inside the US) 1 800-333-7638 (Inside the US) 1 510-486-7600 (Globally) 1 510-486-7607 (Globally) Report Network Problems: trouble@es.net Provide Web Site Feedback: info@es.net Functional Specifications OSCARS Reservation Manager - Functional Specifications Year 3 Update (DRAFT)

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Function Sequencer  

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mFUSE: Function Sequencer for MATLAB Help Manual LANLUCSD Engineering Institute LA-CC-10-033 LA-UR 10-01264 c Copyright 2010, Los Alamos National Security, LLC All rights...

87

Multivector Functionals  

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In this paper we introduce the concept of \\emph{multivector functionals.} We study some possible kinds of derivative operators that can act in interesting ways on these objects such as, e.g., the $A$-directional derivative and the generalized concepts of curl, divergence and gradient. The derivation rules are rigorously proved. Since the subject of this paper has not been developed in previous literature, we work out in details several examples of derivation of multivector functionals.

A. M. Moya; V. V. Fernndez; W. A. Rodrigues Jr

2002-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

88

Microsoft PowerPoint - IGCA Training 2011  

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and and Assistance Management Department of Energy IGCA Inventory Data Collection Tool Training Collection Tool Training 2011 Office of Procurement and Assistance Management Objective g The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with: The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with: * Defining Inherently Governmental (IG) functions for the 2011 g y ( ) Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities (IGCA) Inventory (starting page 3), and Th E l d h t id d f th 2011 IGCA I t * The Excel spreadsheet provided for the 2011 IGCA Inventory. The collection tool enables the user to see side by side previous and current year data - allowing an "apples to apples" comparison (starting page 13) 2 Strategic Programs Division Office of Procurement and Assistance Management

89

An aggregate production function for U. S. agriculture: an alternative to the Tyner-Tweeten approach  

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be obtained directly from time series data using ridge regression to combat inherent multicollinearity problems? (2) If a function can be directly fit, how valid is the Tyner and Tweeten (1965, 1966) hypothesis that production elasti- cities change over... time? The Tyner and Tweeten decade elasticity estimates were determined independently using distributed-lag factor- share ad)ustment models, whereas ridge regression was used in this study to directly and simultaneously estimate these elasticities...

Cornforth, Gerald Charles

1976-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Inherent optical properties of the ocean  

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Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, and Monterey Bay, and includes Gulf Stream, Loop Current, slope, shelf, and ... The solar-induced fluorescence of CDOM...

1999-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

91

Toward Inherently Secure and Resilient Societies  

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...that can be sealed against airborne pathogens is useful, and a number...often been destroyedby fire, by disease, by nuclear...societies use only a small fraction of the intellectual capital available...whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2001/10/20011016-12...

Brad Allenby; Jonathan Fink

2005-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

92

Toward Inherently Secure and Resilient Societies  

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...resiliency is not a global characteristic of a system; it can meaningfully...creation of internal corporate intranets and support systems for...Moreover, the performance characteristics of these networks...now reside on corporate intranets, where they can be accessed...

Brad Allenby; Jonathan Fink

2005-08-12T23:59:59.000Z

93

Saving `Population' From Governmentality Studies: Translating Between Archaeology and Biopolitics  

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Jon Solomon In Alain Brossat, Yuan-horng Chu, Rada Ivekoic, Joyce Liu, eds., Ethics, Biopolitics a thorough critique of their latent eurocentrism at a methodological level. This critique must advance along two lines of approach. The first of these would proceed (Solomon 2010) by a focus on the distribution

Boyer, Edmond

94

Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

& Publications GAO-05-123 Department of Energy: Further Actions Are Needed to Strengthen Contract Management for Major Projects module 4 Chapter 34 - Major Systems Acquisition...

95

STATE GOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS 2013 SESSION UPDATE February 27, 2013  

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to the Health System, increasing by $5 million in FY2014 o Establishes the Medicaid Innovation and Reform-planning for Gilmer Hall and the Chemistry Building renovations o Corrects error in indigent care funding Commission to review, recommend, and approve innovation and reform proposals affecting the Virginia Medicaid

Acton, Scott

96

Exploring Functional Mellin Transforms  

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We define functional Mellin transforms within a scheme for functional integration proposed in [1]. Functional Mellin transforms can be used to define functional traces, logarithms, and determinants. The associated functional integrals are useful tools for probing function spaces in general and $C^\\ast$-algebras in particular. Several interesting aspects are explored.

J. LaChapelle

2015-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

97

Functional Mellin Transforms  

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Functional integrals are defined in terms of locally compact topological groups and their associated Banach-valued Haar integrals. This approach generalizes the functional integral scheme of Cartier and DeWitt-Morette. The definition allows a construction of functional Mellin transforms. In turn, the functional Mellin transforms can be used to define functional traces, logarithms, and determinants. The associated functional integrals are useful tools for probing function spaces in general and $C^\\ast$-algebras in particular. Several interesting aspects are explored.

J. LaChapelle

2015-01-07T23:59:59.000Z

98

Transfer Function Design for Scientific Discovery  

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As computation scales beyond terascale, the scientific problems under study through computing are increasingly pushing the boundaries of human knowledge about the physical world. It is more pivotal than ever to quickly and reliably extract new knowledge from these complex simulations of ultra scale. In this project, the PI expanded the traditional notion of transfer function, which maps physical quantities to visual cues via table look-ups, to include general temporal as well as multivariate patterns that can be described procedurally through specialty mini programming languages. Their efforts aimed at answering a perpetual question of fundamental importance. That is "what a visualization should show". Instead of waiting for application scientists to initiate the process, the team at University of Tennessee worked closely with scientists at ORNL in a proactive role to envision and design elegant, powerful, and reliable tools that a user can use to specify "what is interesting". Their new techniques include visualization operators that revolve around correlation and graph properties, relative patterns in statistical distribution, temporal regular expressions, concurrent attribute subspaces and traditional compound boolean range queries. The team also paid special attention to ensure that all visualization operators are inherently designed with great parallel scalability to handle tera-scale datasets in both homogeneous and heterogeneous environments. Success has been demonstrated with leading edge computational science areas include climate modeling, combustion and systems genetics.

Jian Huang

2008-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

99

A Statistical Framework for the Functional Analysis of Metagenomes  

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Metagenomic studies consider the genetic makeup of microbial communities as a whole, rather than their individual member organisms. The functional and metabolic potential of microbial communities can be analyzed by comparing the relative abundance of gene families in their collective genomic sequences (metagenome) under different conditions. Such comparisons require accurate estimation of gene family frequencies. They present a statistical framework for assessing these frequencies based on the Lander-Waterman theory developed originally for Whole Genome Shotgun (WGS) sequencing projects. They also provide a novel method for assessing the reliability of the estimations which can be used for removing seemingly unreliable measurements. They tested their method on a wide range of datasets, including simulated genomes and real WGS data from sequencing projects of whole genomes. Results suggest that their framework corrects inherent biases in accepted methods and provides a good approximation to the true statistics of gene families in WGS projects.

Sharon, Itai; Pati, Amrita; Markowitz, Victor; Pinter, Ron Y.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Symmetric Density Functionals  

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Variations in distinct restricted spaces of wave functions generate distinct density functionals. In particular, angular momentum projected Slater determinants define a new density functional, compatible simultaneously with angular momentum quantum number and mean field descriptions.

B. G. Giraud

2005-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Transportation Organization and Functions  

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Office of Packaging and Transportation list of organizations and functions, with a list of acronyms.

102

Green's function on lattices  

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A method to calculate exact Green's functions on lattices in various dimensions is presented. Expressions in terms of generalized hypergeometric functions in one or more variables are obtained for various examples by relating the resolvent to a contour integral, evaluated using residues. Different ways of arranging the series leads to different combinations of hypergeometric functions providing identities involving generalized hypergeometric functions. The method is shown to be useful for computing Green's functions with next-nearest neighbor hopping as well.

Koushik Ray

2014-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

103

Functional Power Series  

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This work introduces a new functional series for expanding an analytic function in terms of an arbitrary analytic function. It is generally applicable and straightforward to use. It is also suitable for approximating the behavior of a function with a few terms. A new expression is presented for the composite function's n'th derivative. The inverse-composite method is handled in this work also.

Henrik Stenlund

2012-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

104

Functionalized boron nitride nanotubes  

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A plasma treatment has been used to modify the surface of BNNTs. In one example, the surface of the BNNT has been modified using ammonia plasma to include amine functional groups. Amine functionalization allows BNNTs to be soluble in chloroform, which had not been possible previously. Further functionalization of amine-functionalized BNNTs with thiol-terminated organic molecules has also been demonstrated. Gold nanoparticles have been self-assembled at the surface of both amine- and thiol-functionalized boron nitride Nanotubes (BNNTs) in solution. This approach constitutes a basis for the preparation of highly functionalized BNNTs and for their utilization as nanoscale templates for assembly and integration with other nanoscale materials.

Sainsbury, Toby; Ikuno, Takashi; Zettl, Alexander K

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

105

AcqGuide37pt1.doc  

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January 2005) January 2005) 1 SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING [Reference: FAR Part 37] Overview This section provides a guide for use in the planning and acquisition of support services contracts. Background Support service contracts are a significant portion of the Department's total contracting effort. These types of contracts must be carefully developed and administered to ensure that contractors do not perform inherently Governmental functions or personal services. The purpose of the attached guide is to furnish Department personnel guidance addressing the acquisition and use of support service contracts. This guide will help contracting, program, and other personnel in the development and award of more definitive contracts which, in turn, will

106

EERE Program Management Guide - Appendix M  

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M M Support Services A. Support Services Support services contracts are a significant portion of the Department's total contracting effort. These types of contracts must be carefully developed and administered to ensure that contractors do not perform inherently governmental functions or personal services. Support services are of the following types: * Technical support services; * Management support services; and * Maintenance and operations services. It is very important that all federal employees are aware of the vulnerabilities unique to the acquisition of support services, especially regarding matters involving the type of work performed by contractors and the working relationship that exists between federal employees and contractor employees.

107

Guidance & Opinions | Department of Energy  

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Guidance & Opinions Guidance & Opinions Guidance & Opinions Contractor Relations Guidance on Accessing Contractor and Subcontractor Employment Records Arbitration Guidance for Management and Operating Contractors Guidance on Meetings with Union Officials Political Activity at DOE Facilities and by DOE Contractors Opinion on Contractor Participation in the Federal Hiring Process Guidance on Inherently Governmental Functions Guidance on Electric Vehicle Recharging Stations Safety Regulations Interpretations INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF UNDER 10 C.F.R. PART 820, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT 'DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES' SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS INTERPRETATION REGARDING THE APPLICATION OF DOE TECHNICAL STANDARD

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Microsoft Word - AcqGuide37pt1 binney Nov 2010  

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November 2010) November 2010) 1 SUPPORT SERVICE CONTRACTING [Reference: FAR Part 37] Overview This section provides a guide for use in the planning and acquisition of support services contracts. Background Support service contracts are a significant portion of the Department's total contracting effort. These types of contracts must be carefully developed and administered to ensure that contractors do not perform inherently Governmental functions or personal services. The purpose of the attached guide is to furnish Department personnel guidance addressing the acquisition and use of support service contracts. This guide will help contracting, program, and other personnel in the development and award of more definitive contracts which, in turn, will

109

Nuclear functions of prefoldin  

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...original author and source are credited. Nuclear functions of prefoldin Gonzalo Millan-Zambrano...and are functionally connected with nuclear processes in yeast and metazoa. Plant...available on the involvement of prefoldin in nuclear phenomena, place special emphasis on...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Green's functions Lucia Reining  

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Green's functions Lucia Reining Laboratoire des Solides Irradi´es Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau - France European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility (ETSF) Belfast, 27.6.2007 Green's functions Lucia Motivation 2 Encouragement 3 Mathematics 4 Physics: the harmonic oscillator 5 Green's functions in quantum

Botti, Silvana

111

Human Functional Brain Imaging  

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Human Functional Brain Imaging 1990­2009 September 2011 Portfolio Review #12;2 | Portfolio Review: Human Functional Brain ImagingThe Wellcome Trust is a charity registered in England and Wales, no's role in supporting human functional brain imaging and have informed `our' speculations for the future

Rambaut, Andrew

112

Zeta Functional Analysis  

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We intimate deeper connections between the Riemann zeta and gamma functions than often reported and further derive a new formula for expressing the value of $\\zeta(2n+1)$ in terms of zeta at other fractional points. This paper also establishes and presents new expository notes and perspectives on zeta function theory and functional analysis. In addition, a new fundamental result, in form of a new function called omega $\\Omega(s)$, is introduced to analytic number theory for the first time. This new function together with some of its most fundamental properties and other related identities are here disclosed and presented as a new approach to the analysis of sums of generalised harmonic series, related alternating series and polygamma functions associated with Riemann zeta function.

Michael A. Idowu

2014-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

113

Decomposition of Risk Functionals  

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It is well known that most risk measures (risk functionals) are time .... to identify acceptable strategies in a decision or optimization process: the acceptability...

Alois Pichler

2014-03-29T23:59:59.000Z

114

GREEN'S FUNCTIONS OF VORTEX OPERATORS  

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surface clustering the Green's function 5.1 actually spreadsb. Another graph for the same Green's function. c. Anothercomposite divergences. The Green's function 5.6, considered

Polchinski, Joseph

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

115

Human Functional Brain Imaging  

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Human Functional Brain Imaging 1990­2009 September 2011 Portfolio Review Summary Brain Imaging #12 Dale ­ one of our first Trustees. Understanding the brain remains one of our key strategic aims today three-fold: · to identify the key landmarks and influences on the human functional brain imaging

Rambaut, Andrew

116

Function of proteins  

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Function of proteins Function of proteins Name: Collins Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: What is the function of proteins in your body? Replies: Proteins have many functions. They serve as enzymatic catalysts, are used as transport molecules (hemoglobin transports oxygen) and storage molecules (iron is stored in the liver as a complex with the protein ferritin); they are used in movement (proteins are the major component of muscles); they are needed for mechanical support (skin and bone contain collagen-a fibrous protein); they mediate cell responses (rhodopsin is a protein in the eye which is used for vision); antibody proteins are needed for immune protection; control of growth and cell differentiation uses proteins (hormones). These are just a few examples of the many, many functions of proteins.

117

Time functions as utilities  

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Every time function on spacetime gives a (continuous) total preordering of the spacetime events which respects the notion of causal precedence. The problem of the existence of a (semi-)time function on spacetime and the problem of recovering the causal structure starting from the set of time functions are studied. It is pointed out that these problems have an analog in the field of microeconomics known as utility theory. In a chronological spacetime the semi-time functions correspond to the utilities for the chronological relation, while in a K-causal (stably causal) spacetime the time functions correspond to the utilities for the K^+ relation (Seifert's relation). By exploiting this analogy, we are able to import some mathematical results, most notably Peleg's and Levin's theorems, to the spacetime framework. As a consequence, we prove that a K-causal (i.e. stably causal) spacetime admits a time function and that the time or temporal functions can be used to recover the K^+ (or Seifert) relation which indeed turns out to be the intersection of the time or temporal orderings. This result tells us in which circumstances it is possible to recover the chronological or causal relation starting from the set of time or temporal functions allowed by the spacetime. Moreover, it is proved that a chronological spacetime in which the closure of the causal relation is transitive (for instance a reflective spacetime) admits a semi-time function. Along the way a new proof avoiding smoothing techniques is given that the existence of a time function implies stable causality, and a new short proof of the equivalence between K-causality and stable causality is given which takes advantage of Levin's theorem and smoothing techniques.

E. Minguzzi

2009-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

118

Signal from noise retrieval from one and two-point Green's function - comparison  

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We compare two methods of eigen-inference from large sets of data, based on the analysis of one-point and two-point Green's functions, respectively. Our analysis points at the superiority of eigen-inference based on one-point Green's function. First, the applied by us method based on Pad?e approximants is orders of magnitude faster comparing to the eigen-inference based on uctuations (two-point Green's functions). Second, we have identi?ed the source of potential instability of the two-point Green's function method, as arising from the spurious zero and negative modes of the estimator for a variance operator of the certain multidimensional Gaussian distribution, inherent for the two-point Green's function eigen-inference method. Third, we have presented the cases of eigen-inference based on negative spectral moments, for strictly positive spectra. Finally, we have compared the cases of eigen-inference of real-valued and complex-valued correlated Wishart distributions, reinforcing our conclusions on an advantage of the one-point Green's function method.

Zbigniew Drogosz; Jerzy Jurkiewicz; Grzegorz ?ukaszewski; Maciej A. Nowak

2015-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

119

Discontinuous Function Integration  

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Discontinuous Function Integration Discontinuous Function Integration Name: Clarence Status: student Grade: 9-12 Location: CA Country: USA Date: Winter 2011-2012 Question: We know that the area under a continuous function on a certain interval, for instance, [a,b], can be found out by definite integration (taking limit of a sum of areas of rectangles). But when the curve is a discontinuous function, the limit does not exist and is not independent of the choice of the height of rectangle in each delta x. Does it mean that the height in an interval delta x including f(x) of undefined value can be any value so that a limiting value (area under the curve) does not exist? Replies: If I understand your question correctly, here is a way out. The limits of integration are divided into sections [x1,y1] to [x2,y2] over which the function is continuous. Then the next section [x2,y2] to [x3,y3] over which the function is continuous is added to the first section. You can carry this on as long as you need to include each of the separate segments. That is not so hard, but I am not completely sure that is what you are asking. There are some pathological functions where this pasting together does not work so well.

120

Modeling dihadron fragmentation functions  

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We present a model for dihadron fragmentation functions, describing the fragmentation of a quark into two unpolarized hadrons. We tune the parameters of our model to the output of the PYTHIA event generator for two-hadron semi-inclusive production in deep-inelastic scattering at HERMES. Once the parameters of the model are fixed, we make predictions for other unknown fragmentation functions and for a single-spin asymmetry in the azimuthal distribution of {pi}{sup +}{pi}{sup -} pairs in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering on a transversely polarized target at HERMES and COMPASS. Such asymmetry could be used to measure the quark transversity distribution function.

Bacchetta, Alessandro; Radici, Marco [Theory Group, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchroton DESY, D-22603 Hamburg (Germany); Dipartimento di Fisica Nucleare e Teorica, Universita di Pavia, and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Pavia, I-27100 Pavia (Italy)

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Correlation Functions and Spin  

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The k-electron correlation function of a free chaotic electron beam is derived with the spin degree of freedom taken into account. It is shown that it can be expressed with the help of correlation functions for a polarized electron beam of all orders up to k and the degree of spin polarization. The form of the correlation function suggests that if the electron beam is not highly polarized, observing multi-particle correlations should be difficult. The result can be applied also to chaotic photon beams, the degree of spin polarization being replaced by the degree of polarization.

T. Tyc

2000-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

122

Cost Function Estimates  

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Abstract The cost function describes the cost-minimizing combinations of inputs required for production of different levels of output. Empirical cost function studies take both short-run and long-run approaches and can be structurally consistent with microeconomic theory versus more behavioral or real-world data oriented. Studies of health care providers face numerous challenges including the multiproduct nature of the firm, difficulty in controlling for quality of service, and frequent failure of the profit-maximization assumption. Cost function applications in health care are numerous and include such topics as optimal firm size, performance inefficiency measures, and comparisons of production costs with third-party payments.

K. Carey

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Functionalized expanded porphyrins  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Disclosed are functionalized expanded porphyrins that can be used as spectrometric sensors for high-valent actinide cations. The disclosed functionalized expanded porphyrins have the advantage over unfunctionalized systems in that they can be immobilized via covalent attachment to a solid support comprising an inorganic or organic polymer or other common substrates. Substrates comprising the disclosed functionalized expanded porphyrins are also disclosed. Further, disclosed are methods of making the disclosed compounds (immobilized and free), methods of using them as sensors to detect high valent actinides, devices that comprise the disclosed compounds, and kits.

Sessler, Jonathan L; Pantos, Patricia J

2013-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

124

Gluing Nekrasov partition functions  

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In this paper we summarise the localisation calculation of 5D super Yang-Mills on simply connected toric Sasaki-Einstein (SE) manifolds. We show how various aspects of the computation, including the equivariant index, the asymptotic behaviour and the factorisation property are governed by the combinatorial data of the toric geometry. We prove that the full perturbative partition function on a simply connected SE manifold corresponding to an n-gon toric diagram factorises to n copies of perturbative Nekrasov partition function. This leads us to conjecture the full partition function as gluing n copies of full Nekrasov partition function. This work is a generalisation of some earlier computation carried out on $Y^{p,q}$ manifolds, whose moment map cone has a quadrangle and our result is valid for manifolds whose moment map cones have pentagon base, hexagon base, etc. The algorithm we used for dealing with general cones may also be of independent interest.

Jian Qiu; Luigi Tizzano; Jacob Winding; Maxim Zabzine

2014-03-12T23:59:59.000Z

125

Gluing Nekrasov partition functions  

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In this paper we summarise the localisation calculation of 5D super Yang-Mills on simply connected toric Sasaki-Einstein (SE) manifolds. We show how various aspects of the computation, including the equivariant index, the asymptotic behaviour and the factorisation property are governed by the combinatorial data of the toric geometry. We prove that the full perturbative partition function on a simply connected SE manifold corresponding to an n-gon toric diagram factorises to n copies of perturbative Nekrasov partition function. This leads us to conjecture the full partition function as gluing n copies of full Nekrasov partition function. This work is a generalisation of some earlier computation carried out on $Y^{p,q}$ manifolds, whose moment map cone has a quadrangle and our result is valid for manifolds whose moment map cones have pentagon base, hexagon base, etc. The algorithm we used for dealing with general cones may also be of independent interest.

Qiu, Jian; Winding, Jacob; Zabzine, Maxim

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Superhydrophobic Functionalized Graphene Aerogels  

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Superhydrophobic Functionalized Graphene Aerogels ... This paper demonstrates that graphene aerogels with a silane surface modification can provide superhydrophobicity. ... Graphene aerogels of various concentrations were synthesized and the receding contact angle of a water droplet was measured. ...

Yirong Lin; Gregory J. Ehlert; Colton Bukowsky; Henry A. Sodano

2011-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

127

Functionalization of buckled graphene.  

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??Buckled graphene produced by the halogen based etching of 6H-SiC provides a new route for the functionalization of the graphene surface. This surface provides an (more)

Nelson, Timothy C. (Timothy Chadwick)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Coverable functions Petr Kucera,  

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of clauses needed to represent f by a CNF. ess(f) - maximum number of pairwise disjoint essential sets of implicates of f. A function f is coverable, if cnf(f)=ess(f). #12;Talk outline We already know from Horn functions. X E ess(f) = ess(X) + k #12;CNF Graph For a Horn CNF let be the digraph defined as: N

129

Astrophysical thermonuclear functions  

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As theoretical knowledge and experimental verification of nuclear cross sections increases it becomes possible to refine analytic representations for nuclear reaction rates. In this paper mathematical/statistical techniques for deriving closed-form representations of thermonuclear functions are summarized and numerical results for them are given.The purpose of the paper is also to compare numerical results for approximate and closed-form representations of thermonuclear functions.

W. J. Anderson; H. J. Haubold; A. M. Mathai

1994-02-08T23:59:59.000Z

130

Structure function monitor  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Methods and apparatus for a structure function monitor provide for generation of parameters characterizing a refractive medium. In an embodiment, a structure function monitor acquires images of a pupil plane and an image plane and, from these images, retrieves the phase over an aperture, unwraps the retrieved phase, and analyzes the unwrapped retrieved phase. In an embodiment, analysis yields atmospheric parameters measured at spatial scales from zero to the diameter of a telescope used to collect light from a source.

McGraw, John T. (Placitas, NM); Zimmer, Peter C. (Albuquerque, NM); Ackermann, Mark R. (Albuquerque, NM)

2012-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

131

Structure/Function Relationships  

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Structure/Function Relationships Structure/Function Relationships in Electronic Ceramics Device applications require concurrent optimization of many functional charac- teristics of materials via modifications of their crystal structures using complex chemistry. We found anomalous XAS results on the temperature dependence of the coordination geometry of Ag(Nb,Ta)O3, the only known system that exhibits large, temperature-stable dielectric constants and modest dielectric loss at microwave frequencies. Beamline for Materials Measurement (BMM) Group Leader: Daniel Fischer Proposal Team: D. Fischer, J. Woicik, B. Ravel National Institute of Standards and Technology TECHNIQUES AND CAPABILITIES APPLICATIONS NIST INVESTMENT IN BMM * The mission of BMM is to apply X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS)

132

Adaptive multiconfigurational wave functions  

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A method is suggested to build simple multiconfigurational wave functions specified uniquely by an energy cutoff ?. These are constructed from a model space containing determinants with energy relative to that of the most stable determinant no greater than ?. The resulting ?-CI wave function is adaptive, being able to represent both single-reference and multireference electronic states. We also consider a more compact wave function parameterization (?+SD-CI), which is based on a small ?-CI reference and adds a selection of all the singly and doubly excited determinants generated from it. We report two heuristic algorithms to build ?-CI wave functions. The first is based on an approximate prescreening of the full configuration interaction space, while the second performs a breadth-first search coupled with pruning. The ?-CI and ?+SD-CI approaches are used to compute the dissociation curve of N{sub 2} and the potential energy curves for the first three singlet states of C{sub 2}. Special attention is paid to the issue of energy discontinuities caused by changes in the size of the ?-CI wave function along the potential energy curve. This problem is shown to be solvable by smoothing the matrix elements of the Hamiltonian. Our last example, involving the Cu{sub 2}O{sub 2}{sup 2+} core, illustrates an alternative use of the ?-CI method: as a tool to both estimate the multireference character of a wave function and to create a compact model space to be used in subsequent high-level multireference coupled cluster computations.

Evangelista, Francesco A., E-mail: francesco.evangelista@emory.edu [Department of Chemistry and Cherry L. Emerson Center for Scientific Computation, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 (United States)

2014-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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GADRAS Detector Response Function.  

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The Gamma Detector Response and Analysis Software (GADRAS) applies a Detector Response Function (DRF) to compute the output of gamma-ray and neutron detectors when they are exposed to radiation sources. The DRF is fundamental to the ability to perform forward calculations (i.e., computation of the response of a detector to a known source), as well as the ability to analyze spectra to deduce the types and quantities of radioactive material to which the detectors are exposed. This document describes how gamma-ray spectra are computed and the significance of response function parameters that define characteristics of particular detectors.

Mitchell, Dean J.; Harding, Lee; Thoreson, Gregory G; Horne, Steven M.

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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STEPNCMillUoA: a CNC system based on STEP-NC and Function Block architecture  

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STEPNCMillUoA is the prototype of a new CNC system that utilises the STEP-NC data model and IEC 61499. STEP-NC provides a high-level data model and enables feature-based machining whereas the enabled layered Function Block architecture simplifies the design of the CNC controller. The architecture layers are responsible for data processing, storage and execution. The object-oriented Model-View-Control design pattern supports the system architecture and the design framework, in which simulation of the machining becomes natural and inherent part of the design process, with seamless transition from simulation to actual machining. This system possesses interoperability, portability, re-configurability and distribution characteristics. The system was tested through simulation and actual machining.

Mohamad Minhat; Xun Xu; Valeriy Vyatkin

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Laboratory Density Functionals  

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We compare several definitions of the density of a self-bound system, such as a nucleus, in relation with its center-of-mass zero-point motion. A trivial deconvolution relates the internal density to the density defined in the laboratory frame. This result is useful for the practical definition of density functionals.

B. G. Giraud

2007-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Area Dean's Office  

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Functional Area Dean's Office 1101 Ag & Resource Economics 1172 Animal Sciences 1171 Bio Ag Science and Pest Mgmt 1177 Hort & Landscape Architecture 1173 Soil & Crop Science 1170 Ag Colo Res Ctr 3046 Fiscal Officers Jessi Fuentes 1 1931 Val Parker 1 6953 Linda Moller 1 1441 Paula

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Counting Defective Parking Functions  

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Suppose that $n$ drivers each choose a preferred parking space in a linear car park with $m$ spaces. Each driver goes to the chosen space and parks there if it is free, and otherwise takes the first available space with larger number (if any). If all drivers park successfully, the sequence of choices is called a parking function. In general, if $k$ drivers fail to park, we have a \\emph{defective parking function} of \\emph{defect} $k$. Let $\\cp(n,m,k)$ be the number of such functions. In this paper, we establish a recurrence relation for the numbers $\\cp(n,m,k)$, and express this as an equation for a three-variable generating function. We solve this equation using the kernel method, and extract the coefficients explicitly: it turns out that the cumulative totals are partial sums in Abel's binomial identity. Finally, we compute the asymptotics of $\\cp(n,m,k)$. In particular, for the case $m=n$, if choices are made independently at random, the limiting distribution of the defect (the number of drivers who fail t...

Cameron, Peter J; Prellberg, Thomas; Schweitzer, Pascal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Astrophysical thermonuclear functions  

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Stars are gravitationally stabilized fusion reactors changing their chemical composition while transforming light atomic nuclei into heavy ones. The atomic nuclei are supposed to be in thermal equilibrium with the ambient plasma. The majority of reactions among nuclei leading to a nuclear transformation are inhibited by the necessity for the charged participants to tunnel through their mutual Coulomb barrier. As theoretical knowledge and experimental verification of nuclear cross sections increases it becomes possible to refine analytic representations for nuclear reaction rates. Over the years various approaches have been made to derive closed-form representations of thermonuclear reaction rates (Critchfield 1972, Haubold and John 1978, Haubold, Mathai and Anderson 1987). They show that the reaction rate contains the astrophysical cross section factor and its derivatives which has to be determined experimentally, and an integral part of the thermonuclear reaction rate independent from experimental results which can be treated by closed-form representation techniques in terms of generalized hypergeometric functions. In this paper mathematical/statistical techniques for deriving closed-form representations of thermonuclear functions will be summarized and numerical results for them will be given. The separation of thermonuclear functions from thermonuclear reaction rates is our preferred result. The purpose of the paper is also to compare numerical results for approximate and closed-form representations of thermonuclear functions. This paper completes the work of Haubold, Mathai, and Anderson (1987).

William J. Anderson; Hans J. Haubold; Arak Mathai Mathai

1993-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

139

Density Functional Theory for Superconductors  

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Density Functional Theory for Superconductors LATHIOTAKIS, A. MARQUES, 1,2,3 LU DERS, L. FAST, 2004 words: theory superconductors; density functional theory; critical temperature; exchange matter physics theoretical chemistry is density functional theory (DFT). foundations were established mid

Gross, E.K.U.

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Relativistic Nuclear Energy Density Functionals  

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......research-article Articles Relativistic Nuclear Energy Density Functionals Dario Vretenar...196, 2012 137 Relativistic Nuclear Energy Density Functionals Dario Vretenar...and P. Ring 2. Relativistic nuclear energy density functionals Even though......

Dario Vretenar; Tamara Niksic; Peter Ring

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Functional for Nuclear Masses.  

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??An energy functional is formulated for mass calculations of nuclei across the nuclear chart with major-shell occupations as the relevant degrees of freedom. The functional (more)

Bertolli, Michael Giovanni

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH Orbital Functionals in Density Functional Theory  

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HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH Orbital Functionals in Density Functional Theory: The Optimized E#11;ectiveurzburg, Am Hubland, D-97074 Wurzburg, Germany The success of density functional theory hinges the development of modern density functional theory. In present-day language, the exact OEP should be called

Gross, E.K.U.

143

Extracting the Eliashberg Function  

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Extracting the Eliashberg Function Print Extracting the Eliashberg Function Print A multitude of important chemical, physical, and biological phenomena are driven by violations of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation (BOA), which decouples electronic from nuclear motion in quantum calculations of solids. Recent advances in experimental techniques combined with ever-growing theoretical capabilities now hold the promise of presenting an unprecedented picture of these violations. By means of high-resolution angle-resolved photoemission at the ALS and theoretical calculations, a multi-institutional collaboration that includes researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, Stanford University, and the ALS has obtained the first high-resolution spectroscopic images of the specific vibrational modes that couple to a given electronic state.

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Extracting the Eliashberg Function  

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Extracting the Eliashberg Extracting the Eliashberg Function Extracting the Eliashberg Function Print Wednesday, 23 February 2005 00:00 A multitude of important chemical, physical, and biological phenomena are driven by violations of the Born-Oppenheimer approximation (BOA), which decouples electronic from nuclear motion in quantum calculations of solids. Recent advances in experimental techniques combined with ever-growing theoretical capabilities now hold the promise of presenting an unprecedented picture of these violations. By means of high-resolution angle-resolved photoemission at the ALS and theoretical calculations, a multi-institutional collaboration that includes researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Tennessee, Stanford University, and the ALS has obtained the first high-resolution spectroscopic images of the specific vibrational modes that couple to a given electronic state.

145

2003 DOE IGCA Inventory Data for web.xls  

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3 Commercial and Inherently Governmental FTE Inventory Worksheet 3 Commercial and Inherently Governmental FTE Inventory Worksheet Org Unit Additional Information ID Agency Bureau Organization unit City StateCode Country Total FTEs FunctionCode Status ReasonCode YrFirstOnInventory YearofCostComapre CIF/FTESavings EstAnnualSavings MEOPerfReview 3659 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y210 I 1999 3660 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y210 I 1999 3661 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y000 C B 1999 3662 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y815 C B 2003 3663 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y815 C A 1999 3664 019 60 AB Washington, DC DC US 1 Y815 C A 2002 4060 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 E100 I 1999 4061 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 E100 I 2003 4062 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 E100 I 1999 4063 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 Y401 I 1999 4064 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 Y401 I 2003 4065 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 E100 I 1999 4066 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM US 1 E100 I 1999 4067 019 10 AL CARLSBAD NM

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Section I. Introduction RESEARCH IS VITAL TO AGRICULTURE. HOWEVER, INHERENT  

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cells by joining natural or synthetic DNA segments to DNA molecules that can replicate in a living cell

Rhode Island, University of

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Scanning probe microscopy with inherent disturbance suppression using micromechanical systems  

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All scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) are affected by disturbances, or mechanical noise, in their environments which can limit their imaging resolution. This thesis introduces a general approach for suppressing out-of-plane ...

Sparks, Andrew William, 1977-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Resilient engineered systems: the development of an inherent system property  

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.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Fellow under the DHS Scholarship and Fellowship Program, a program administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for DHS through an interagency agreement with the U.S Department of Energy... (DOE). ORISE is managed by Oak Ridge Associated Universities under DOE contract number DE-AC05-00OR22750. All opinions expressed in this paper are the author's and do not necessarily reflect the policies and views of DHS, DOE, or ORISE. vi TABLE...

Mitchell, Susan McAlpin

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

149

On the Inherent Integration Structure of Nonlinear Systems  

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......Recall the algorithm (3.3-4). THEOREM 4.2 Suppose that Aoc -ga ~l . Then, for all k e{l,..., a}, k-i k nVk...a}, 40 nyk = 40n 0 kerCi. (4.21) i-0 Proof. If Aoc #", then 40<= ~6k for all k e {1,..., a} since the......

H. NUMEUER; J. M. SCHUMACHER

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterizing and controlling the inherent dynamics of cyclophilin...  

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suggesting that the dynamics of an enzyme may be engineered. Citation: Schlegel J, GS Armstrong, JS Redzic, F Zhang, and EZ Eisenmesser.2009."Characterizing and controlling the...

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The Inherent Inefficiency of Simultaneously Feasible Financial Transmission Rights Auctions  

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transmission right, electricity auction, simultaneous feasibility, transmission pricing. I. INTRODUCTION POINT

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The Inherent Inefficiency of Simultaneously Feasible Financial Transmission Rights Auctions  

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, transmission pricing. I. INTRODUCTION POINT-TO-POINT financial transmission rights (FTRs) (see [2] and [7

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The inherent inefficiency of simultaneously feasible financial transmission rights auctions  

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Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA b Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA c School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, GA 30332, USA a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article

Oren, Shmuel S.

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Inherently Safe Reactors and a Second Nuclear Era  

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...system pumps and the steam generators are also...of active safety systems or reactor operators...must be proven. Tools and proce-dures...must be devised. Steam generators must be...deploy a new reactor system such as PIUS or even...proba-bilistic risk assessment, is perhaps 10 to...

Alvin M. Weinberg; Irving Spiewak

1984-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Privacy preserving data obfuscation for inherently clustered data  

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Privacy is defined as the freedom from unauthorised intrusion. The availability of public records along with intelligent search engines and data mining tools allow easy access to useful information. They also serve as a haven for individuals with malicious intent. This paper proposes an approach that protects the privacy of individual records while retaining the information content. The techniques that have been proposed for privacy protection so far either provide insufficient privacy or too much useful information on account of privacy protection. This paper proposes an attack model to analyse the different types of privacy breaches, proposes a set of properties for good privacy protection, proposes a robust data protection technique, and compares the privacy and usability properties of the new technique with some of the existing techniques.

Rupa Parameswaran; Douglas M. Blough

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

156

Integral-free Wigner functions  

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Wigner phase space quasi-probability distribution function is a Fourier transform related to a given quantum mechanical wave function. It is shown that for the wave functions of type $\\psi (q)=e^{-aq^2}\\phi (q)$, the Wigner function can be defined in terms of differential operators acting on a given function, independently from the integral formula which appears in the standard definition. Gaussian wave packet, harmonic and singular oscillators are given as the examples.

A. Tegmen

2007-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Organization and Functions  

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Working to Ensure the Safety and Security of Hazardous Material Shipments Working to Ensure the Safety and Security of Hazardous Material Shipments Organization and Functions Mission Unit EM-30 Deputy Assistant Secretary/ADAS Waste Management Director Office of Packaging and Transportation EM-33 Regulations & Standards Support * ANSI * ASME/ ASTM * DHS * DOD FEMA * FMCSA * FRA * IAEA * ICAO * IMO * NRC * Orders * PHMSA TSA * UN TDG SCOE Packaging Certification * CoCs for Type B/AF Packages * DOE Exemptions * DOT Special Permits & COCA * QA * RAMPAC * SCALE * Technical Assistance * Training Program & Site Support * ATMS * EFCOG * EIS Reviews * IPT * Load Securement Guide * PMC * RADCALC * RADTRAN * Secure transport * Technical assistance * Tenders * TMC * TRAGIS

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Barrel cortex function  

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Neocortex, the neuronal structure at the base of the remarkable cognitive skills of mammals, is a layered sheet of neuronal tissue composed of juxtaposed and interconnected columns. A cortical column is considered the basic module of cortical processing present in all cortical areas. It is believed to contain a characteristic microcircuit composed of a few thousand neurons. The high degree of cortical segmentation into vertical columns and horizontal layers is a boon for scientific investigation because it eases the systematic dissection and functional analysis of intrinsic as well as extrinsic connections of the column. In this review we will argue that in order to understand neocortical function one needs to combine a microscopic view, elucidating the workings of the local columnar microcircuits, with a macroscopic view, which keeps track of the linkage of distant cortical modules in different behavioral contexts. We will exemplify this strategy using the model system of vibrissal touch in mice and rats. On the macroscopic level vibrissal touch is an important sense for the subterranean rodents and has been honed by evolution to serve an array of distinct behaviors. Importantly, the vibrissae are moved actively to touch requiring intricate sensorimotor interactions. Vibrissal touch, therefore, offers ample opportunities to relate different behavioral contexts to specific interactions of distant columns. On the microscopic level, the cortical modules in primary somatosensory cortex process touch inputs at highest magnification and discreteness each whisker is represented by its own so-called barrel column. The cellular composition, intrinsic connectivity and functional aspects of the barrel column have been studied in great detail. Building on the versatility of genetic tools available in rodents, new, highly selective and flexible cellular and molecular tools to monitor and manipulate neuronal activity have been devised. Researchers have started to combine these with advanced and highly precise behavioral methods, on par with the precision known from monkey preparations. Therefore, the vibrissal touch model system is exquisitely positioned to combine the microscopic with the macroscopic view and promises to be instrumental in our understanding of neocortical function.

Dirk Feldmeyer; Michael Brecht; Fritjof Helmchen; Carl C.H. Petersen; James F.A. Poulet; Jochen F. Staiger; Heiko J. Luhmann; Cornelius Schwarz

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hyperbolic Trig Functions The hyperbolic trig functions are defined by  

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= a2 cosh2 t dt c Joel Feldman. 2012. All rights reserved. December 26, 2012 Hyperbolic Trig Functions a). c Joel Feldman. 2012. All rights reserved. December 26, 2012 Hyperbolic Trig Functions 2 #12;

Feldman, Joel

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Green functions and Macdonald functions associated to complex reflection groups  

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Green functions and Macdonald functions associated to complex reflection groups Toshiaki Shoji Department of Mathematics Science University of Tokyo Noda, Chiba 278­8510, Japan 1. Introduction 1.1. Green functions are introduced by J.A. Green [G] in 1955, in connection with the representation theory of general

Shoj, Toshiaki

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Properties of Entire Functions  

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(z ) in RE mEOHEM (1-2). L*t (f ( 1) ( =1. 2, " ~ ) b q * of functions such that (1) f (z) (n=li2~ ~ ~ ~ ) is analytic in the region R, (2) the sequence converges uniformly to f(z) in RE Then f(z) is analytic in R, THEOREM (1-3) (Principle... of the argument). Let f(z) be analytic within and on a simple closed curve C, except possibly for poles. Suppose f(z) has no zeros on CD Then N-P=? arg f(z), 1 where N and P denote the number of zeros and polesi respectively, within Ci and M arg f(z) denotes...

Hunkler, Richard F

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

162

Fusion excitation function revisited  

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We report on a comprehensive systematics of fusion-evaporation and/or fusion-fission cross sections for a very large variety of systems over an energy range 4-155 A.MeV. Scaled by the reaction cross sections, fusion cross sections do not show a universal behavior valid for all systems although a high degree of correlation is present when data are ordered by the system mass asymmetry.For the rather light and close to mass-symmetric systems the main characteristics of the complete and incomplete fusion excitation functions can be precisely determined. Despite an evident lack of data above 15A.MeV for all heavy systems the available data suggests that geometrical effects could explain the persistence of incomplete fusion at incident energies as high as 155A.MeV.

Ph. Eudes; Z. Basrak; F. Sbille; V. de la Mota; G. Royer; M. Zori?

2012-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Physical one-way functions  

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Modern cryptography relies on algorithmic one-way functions - numerical functions which are easy to compute but very difficult to invert. This dissertation introduces physical one-way firnctions and physical one-way hash ...

Pappu, Ravikanth Srinivasa

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Greens Function Formalism  

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In Sect.?6.3 the Greens function for a system under equilibrium at zero temperature has been introduced. Furthermore, the Greens function was readily expressed as perturbation expansion in the interaction pictu...

Mahdi Pourfath

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turtle walk through functional language  

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In this paper implementation and usage of a turtle graphics in (pure) functional programming language - LispKit Lisp is described. With all basic graphics functions available, implementation of a turtle graphics is enabled. Since turtle graphics is second ...

Putnik Zoran; Budimac Zoran; Ivanovic Mirjana

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS Program of Study  

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FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS Program of Study Research Areas Students Applying Correspondence Graduate Genomics. Students receive training in the biological, physical and computational sciences through of primary institutional affiliation. The Functional Genomics program is administered through the Graduate

Thomas, Andrew

167

The moments of Minkowski ?(x) function: dyadic period functions  

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We examine the generating function of moments of the Minkowski question mark function ?(x), which describes the distribution or rationals according to their continued fraction expansion. It appears that the generating function possesses certain modular properties and is defined in the cut plane. The exponential generating function satisfies the integral equation, with kernel being the Bessel function of the first kind. Finally, the solution of this integral equation leads to the definition of dyadic period functions of weight 2 and index lambda. Such a form is defined and is holomorphic in the cut plane, it satisfies the semi-modular functional equation, and it exists for every lambda which is the eigen-value of the properly defined Hilbert-Schmidt integral operator.

Alkauskas, Giedrius

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Density Functional Theory for Superconductors  

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Density Functional Theory for Superconductors N. N. LATHIOTAKIS,1,2 M. A. L. MARQUES,1,2,3 M. LU; density functional theory; critical temperature; exchange and correlation; phonon and theoretical chemistry is density functional theory (DFT). Its foundations were established in the mid-1960s

Gross, E.K.U.

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Properties of Bulk Sintered Silver As a Function of Porosity  

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This report summarizes a study where various properties of bulk-sintered silver were investigated over a range of porosity. This work was conducted within the National Transportation Research Center's Power Device Packaging project that is part of the DOE Vehicle Technologies Advanced Power Electronics and Electric Motors Program. Sintered silver, as an interconnect material in power electronics, inherently has porosity in its produced structure because of the way it is made. Therefore, interest existed in this study to examine if that porosity affected electrical properties, thermal properties, and mechanical properties because any dependencies could affect the intended function (e.g., thermal transfer, mechanical stress relief, etc.) or reliability of that interconnect layer and alter how its performance is modeled. Disks of bulk-sintered silver were fabricated using different starting silver pastes and different sintering conditions to promote different amounts of porosity. Test coupons were harvested out of the disks to measure electrical resistivity and electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, coefficient of thermal expansion, elastic modulus, Poisson's ratio, and yield stress. The authors fully recognize that the microstructure of processed bulk silver coupons may indeed not be identical to the microstructure produced in thin (20-50 microns) layers of sintered silver. However, measuring these same properties with such a thin actual structure is very difficult, requires very specialized specimen preparation and unique testing instrumentation, is expensive, and has experimental shortfalls of its own, so the authors concluded that the herein measured responses using processed bulk sintered silver coupons would be sufficient to determine acceptable values of those properties. Almost all the investigated properties of bulk sintered silver changed with porosity content within a range of 3-38% porosity. Electrical resistivity, electrical conductivity, thermal conductivity, elastic modulus, Poisson's ratio, and yield stress all depended on the porosity content in bulk-sintered silver. The only investigated property that was independent of porosity in that range was coefficient of thermal expansion.

Wereszczak, Andrew A [ORNL; Vuono, Daniel J [ORNL; Wang, Hsin [ORNL; Ferber, Mattison K [ORNL; Liang, Zhenxian [ORNL

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Functionalized Silicone Nanospheres: Synthesis, Transition Metal...  

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Functionalized Silicone Nanospheres: Synthesis, Transition Metal Immobilization, and Catalytic Applications. Functionalized Silicone Nanospheres: Synthesis, Transition Metal...

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Function Analysis and Decomposistion using Function Analysis Systems Technique  

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The "Father of Value Analysis", Lawrence D. Miles, was a design engineer for General Electric in Schenectady, New York. Miles developed the concept of function analysis to address difficulties in satisfying the requirements to fill shortages of high demand manufactured parts and electrical components during World War II. His concept of function analysis was further developed in the 1960s by Charles W. Bytheway, a design engineer at Sperry Univac in Salt Lake City, Utah. Charles Bytheway extended Mile's function analysis concepts and introduced the methodology called Function Analysis Systems Technique (FAST) to the Society of American Value Engineers (SAVE) at their International Convention in 1965 (Bytheway 1965). FAST uses intuitive logic to decompose a high level, or objective function into secondary and lower level functions that are displayed in a logic diagram called a FAST model. Other techniques can then be applied to allocate functions to components, individuals, processes, or other entities that accomplish the functions. FAST is best applied in a team setting and proves to be an effective methodology for functional decomposition, allocation, and alternative development.

Wixson, James Robert

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Function Analysis and Decomposistion using Function Analysis Systems Technique  

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The "Father of Value Analysis", Lawrence D. Miles, was a design engineer for General Electric in Schenectady, New York. Miles developed the concept of function analysis to address difficulties in satisfying the requirements to fill shortages of high demand manufactured parts and electrical components during World War II. His concept of function analysis was further developed in the 1960s by Charles W. Bytheway, a design engineer at Sperry Univac in Salt Lake City, Utah. Charles Bytheway extended Mile's function analysis concepts and introduced the methodology called Function Analysis Systems Techniques (FAST) to the Society of American Value Engineers (SAVE) at their International Convention in 1965 (Bytheway 1965). FAST uses intuitive logic to decompose a high level, or objective function into secondary and lower level functions that are displayed in a logic diagram called a FAST model. Other techniques can then be applied to allocate functions to components, individuals, processes, or other entities that accomplish the functions. FAST is best applied in a team setting and proves to be an effective methodology for functional decomposition, allocation, and alternative development.

J. R. Wixson

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional renormalization group with a compactly supported smooth regulator function  

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The functional renormalization group equation with a compactly supported smooth (CSS) regulator function is considered. It is demonstrated that in an appropriate limit the CSS regulator recovers the optimized one and it has derivatives of all orders. The more generalized form of the CSS regulator is shown to reduce to all major type of regulator functions (exponential, power-law) in appropriate limits. The CSS regulator function is tested by studying the critical behavior of the bosonized two-dimensional quantum electrodynamics in the local potential approximation and the sine-Gordon scalar theory for dregulator.

I. Nandori

2012-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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11 - 19520 of 31,917 results. 11 - 19520 of 31,917 results. Download EERE Program Management Guide- Appendix J Appendix J provides guidelines for functions that must be performed by government employees (inherently governmental functions). http://energy.gov/eere/downloads/eere-program-management-guide-appendix-j Download Accelerating Clean-up at Savannah River http://energy.gov/management/downloads/accelerating-clean-savannah-river Download FACT SHEET: Designation of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors,As Authorized by the Energy Policy Act of 2005 http://energy.gov/downloads/fact-sheet-designation-national-interest-electric-transmission-corridorsas-authorized Download http://energy.gov/node/242029 Download Audit Letter Report: OAS-RA-L-10-09 Office of Science's Energy Frontier Research Centers

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Theranostic Nanomedicine with Functional Nanoarchitecture  

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Theranostic Nanomedicine with Functional Nanoarchitecture ... We also explore how nanometer-sized complexes, called nanomedicines, present an excellent theranostic platform applicable to both drug discovery and clinical use. ...

Dipanjan Pan

2013-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

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ON SOME FUNCTIONAL EQUATIONS CONNECTED  

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Methods in the theory of iteration of rational functions are used to ...... Miguel de Guzman, Differentiation of integrals in R'I , Lecture Notes in Math., Vol. 481,.

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Handbook of Mathematical Functions The Handbook of Mathematical Functions with  

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Handbook of Mathematical Functions The Handbook of Mathematical Functions with Formulas, Graphs outstanding need is for a Handbook of Tables for the Occasional Computer, with tables of usually encountered, and J. W. Tukey. This group of luminaries in the fields of applied mathematics and physics provided

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Density Functional Theory (DFT) Simulated Annealing (SA)  

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. . . . . . . . 9 2009 #12;! " # $ % & - " # $ %' ! " # # $ % & # ( # " ) Density Functional Theory) % Lattice-Boltzmann (LBM) #12;! " # $ % & - " # $ %' ! " # # $ % & # ( # " ) Density Functional Theory (DFT;! " # $ % & - " # $ %' ! " # # $ % & # ( # " ) Density Functional Theory (DFT) Simulated Annealing (SA) Monte Carlo &$ ' ' (GCMC

179

Cryptography in Quadratic Function Fields  

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We describe several cryptographic schemes in quadratic function fields of odd characteristic. In both the real and the imaginary representation of such a field, we present a Diffie-Hellman-like key exchange protocol as well as a public-key cryptosystem ... Keywords: Diffie-Hellman key exchange protocol, ElGamal signature scheme, discrete logarithm, public key cryptosystem, quadratic function field

R. Scheidler

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Generalized Transforms and Special Functions  

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We study the properties of different type of transforms by means of operational methods and discuss the relevant interplay with many families of special functions. We consider in particular the binomial transform and its generalizations. A general method, based on the use of the Fourier transform technique, is proposed for the study of the properties of functions of operators.

G. Dattoli; E. Sabia

2010-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating Partnerships Between Governmental Authorities and Indigenous peoples: a New Strategy for Biodiversity Conservation.  

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?? Securing the interactions between plants, animals, microorganisms and the physical environment forms the foundation of sustainable development (Global Biodiversity Strategy, World Resources Institute, 1992). (more)

Duboisset-Broust, Lauren

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

What Governmental Agencies Should Look for in a Mosquito Abatement Company  

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may also be encouraged to control mosquitoes around their individual properties to increase the overall effectiveness of the abatement program. Habitat modification and sanitation are two of the most effective means of controlling mosquitoes. What...

Renchie, Don L.

2005-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

183

Big Plans, Poor Execution: The Importance of Governmental Managerial Innovation to Health Care Reform  

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The Affordable Care Act (ACA)'s implementation failuresincluding the launch of healthcare.gov and delays of several key provisions of the legislationhave threatened continued support for the law. At the core...

Sachin H. Jain; MD; MBA; Brian W. Powers; AB

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Before the Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight- Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs  

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Subject: Overview of DOE Office of Environmental Management acquisitions and contract project management reforms By: J.E. "Jack" Surash, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Project Management

185

Valuation of Governmental Guarantee in BOT Project Finance with Real Option Analysis  

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, and calculating the guarantee agreements? contingency due to the complexity of option pricing theory and in considering the uncertainty of the underlying asset. Furthermore, in recent real option-related research that evaluate BOT investment projects...

Jun, Jae Bum

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

186

COGR\t\t\t\t\tCouncil on Governmental Relations | Department...  

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Reducing Regulatory Burden - EO 13563 Retrospective Review Regulatory and Financial Reform of Federal Research Policy: Recommendations to the NRC Committee on Research...

187

ASSOCIATED STUDENTS, CSUF, INC. Application Form for Chief Governmental Officer '12-'13  

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system Extensive knowledge of the California Working knowledge of the CAlegislative process State GPAverification sent to Dean of Students Office:________________ Date Reply received:_____________ Mtg Date

de Lijser, Peter

188

Voluntary Codes of Practice: Non-Governmental Institutions for Promoting Environmental Management by Firms  

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This paper is divided into three parts. The first part explores the question of why certain trade associations have developed environmental codes for their members. The second part considers the effectiveness of trade ...

Nash, Jennifer

2002-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

189

An assessment of governmental wind power programmes in Swedenusing a systems approach  

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The purpose of this paper is to assess the effects, the cost efficiency, and the goal achievement of policy instruments aimed for the development and deployment of wind power in Sweden during the period 1975 to 2000. The paper presents an empirical example of a socio-technical system-based approach for impact assessment, in which changes in the wind power system are described and analysed with respect to technology development, cost development and actors involvement. The results show that the policy instruments were not designed to have a broad, system-oriented perspective but targeted and included restricted technology conceptsi.e. large, two-bladed turbinesand limited involvement of actors. The assessment shows that early inflexible steering of technology and market development, together with a lack of comprehensive, long-term strategy, lack of continuity in policy interventions and weak combinations of policy programmes and measures have contributed to a very limited wind power development in Sweden. A rough cost efficiency analysis reveals that Sweden has much less wind power installed in relation to expenditures on various support than Germany and Spain. The Swedish policy instruments did, however, achieve the Government's goals to increase wind energy production.

K. strand; L. Neij

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

MEROMORPHIC FUNCTIONS WITH TWO COMPLETELY ...  

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theory of iteration of meromorphic functions we refer to a series of papers by Baker,. Kotus and L [2, 3, 4, 5], who started the subject, and to the survey article [

1910-31-00T23:59:59.000Z

191

Methods for functional brain imaging  

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has demonstrated the potential for non-invasive mapping of structure and function (fMRI) in the human brain. In this thesis, we propose a series of methodological developments towards ...

Witzel, Thomas, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Precision linear ramp function generator  

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A ramp function generator is provided which produces a precise linear ramp function which is repeatable and highly stable. A derivative feedback loop is used to stabilize the output of an integrator in the forward loop and control the ramp rate. The ramp may be started from a selected baseline voltage level and the desired ramp rate is selected by applying an appropriate constant voltage to the input of the integrator.

Jatko, W.B.; McNeilly, D.R.; Thacker, L.H.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Functions  

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While writing equations (i.e...., equating two expressions) is sufficient for most modeling, there are cases where a procedural or algorithmic approach, involving explicit assignment, is necessary. To address thi...

Michael Tiller Ph.D.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Microsoft Word - acqguide18pt0 March 2011 final  

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March 2011) March 2011) 1 Emergency Acquisitions References Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Parts and Subparts * Subpart 1.1 - Purpose, authority, Issuance * Subpart 1.6 - Career Development, Contracting Authority and Responsibilities * Subpart 2.1 - Definitions * Subpart 4.11 - Central Contractor Registration * Subpart 5.1 - Dissemination of Information * Subpart 5.2 - Synopses of Proposed Contract Actions * Subpart 6.2 - Full and Open Competition After Exclusion of Sources - 6.207 - Set-asides for local firms during a major disaster or emergency * Subpart 6.3 - Other Than Full and Open Competition * Subpart 8.4 - Federal Supply Schedules * Subpart 7.5 - Inherently Governmental Functions * Subpart 9.1 - Responsible Prospective Contractors

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Policy Flashes for FY 2011 | Department of Energy  

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for FY 2011 for FY 2011 Policy Flashes for FY 2011 Archive of Policy Flashes issued in FY 2011. Number Topic 2011-104 Sources for Office Supplies 2011-103 Consent to Subcontracts on Management and Operating (M&O) Contracts. 2011-102 Guide Chapter 70.7 Subcontract Management-For Commercial Items & Services under $100,000. 2011-101 OFPP Policy Letter 11-01, Performance of Inherently Governmental and Critical Functions 2011-100 DOE O 227.1, Independent Oversight Program and DOE O 232.2, Occurence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information. 2011-99 Acquisition Career Management Handbook Change (Chapter 4 - FAP-C (Contracting Officer Warrant Requirements - Technology Investment Agreements) 2011-98 Class Deviation addressing Buy American Act requirements in Department of Energy Acquisition Regulation (DEAR) 970.5244-1, Contractor Purchasing System

196

OMB Circular A-76 (Revised)  

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EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET WASHINGTON, DC 20503 May 29, 2003 CIRCULAR NO. A-76 (REVISED) TO THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND ESTABLISHMENTS SUBJECT: Performance of Commercial Activities 1. Purpose. This circular establishes federal policy for the competition of commercial activities. 2. Supersession. This circular supersedes Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-76 (Revised 1999), August 4, 1983; Circular No. A-76 Revised Supplemental Handbook (Revised 2000), March 1996; Office of Federal Procurement Policy Letter 92-1, "Inherently Governmental Functions," September 23, 1992; and OMB Transmittal Memoranda 1 through 25, Performance of Commercial Activities. 3. Authority. Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970 (31 U.S.C. § 1111); Executive Order 11541; the Office

197

Aging and functional brain networks  

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Aging is associated with changes in human brain anatomy and function and cognitive decline. Recent studies suggest the aging decline of major functional connectivity hubs in the 'default-mode' network (DMN). Aging effects on other networks, however, are largely unknown. We hypothesized that aging would be associated with a decline of short- and long-range functional connectivity density (FCD) hubs in the DMN. To test this hypothesis, we evaluated resting-state data sets corresponding to 913 healthy subjects from a public magnetic resonance imaging database using functional connectivity density mapping (FCDM), a voxelwise and data-driven approach, together with parallel computing. Aging was associated with pronounced long-range FCD decreases in DMN and dorsal attention network (DAN) and with increases in somatosensory and subcortical networks. Aging effects in these networks were stronger for long-range than for short-range FCD and were also detected at the level of the main functional hubs. Females had higher short- and long-range FCD in DMN and lower FCD in the somatosensory network than males, but the gender by age interaction effects were not significant for any of the networks or hubs. These findings suggest that long-range connections may be more vulnerable to aging effects than short-range connections and that, in addition to the DMN, the DAN is also sensitive to aging effects, which could underlie the deterioration of attention processes that occurs with aging.

Tomasi D.; Tomasi, D.; Volkow, N.D.

2011-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

198

High throughout reproducible cantilever functionalization  

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A method for functionalizing cantilevers is provided that includes providing a holder having a plurality of channels each having a width for accepting a cantilever probe and a plurality of probes. A plurality of cantilever probes are fastened to the plurality of channels of the holder by the spring clips. The wells of a well plate are filled with a functionalization solution, wherein adjacent wells in the well plate are separated by a dimension that is substantially equal to a dimension separating adjacent channels of the plurality of channels. Each cantilever probe that is fastened within the plurality of channels of the holder is applied to the functionalization solution that is contained in the wells of the well plate.

Evans, Barbara R; Lee, Ida

2014-11-25T23:59:59.000Z

199

High throughput reproducible cantilever functionalization  

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A method for functionalizing cantilevers is provided that includes providing a holder having a plurality of channels each having a width for accepting a cantilever probe and a plurality of probes. A plurality of cantilever probes are fastened to the plurality of channels of the holder by the spring clips. The wells of a well plate are filled with a functionalization solution, wherein adjacent wells in the well plate are separated by a dimension that is substantially equal to a dimension separating adjacent channels of the plurality of channels. Each cantilever probe that is fastened within the plurality of channels of the holder is applied to the functionalization solution that is contained in the wells of the well plate.

Evans, Barbara R; Lee, Ida

2014-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

200

Unifying distribution functions: some lesser known distributions  

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We show that there is a way to unify distribution functions that describe simultaneously a signal in space and (spatial) frequency. Probably the most known of them is the Wigner distribution function. Here we show how to unify functions of the Cohen class, Rihacek's complex energy function, Husimi and Glauber-Sudarshan distribution functions.

Moya-Cessa, J R; Berriel-Valdos, L R; Aguilar-Loreto, O; Barberis-Blostein, P

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jacek Dobaczewski Density functional theory and energy  

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Jacek Dobaczewski Density functional theory and energy density functionals in nuclear physics Jacek Functional #12;Jacek Dobaczewski Mean-Field Theory Density Functional Theory · mean-field one? Density Functional Theory: A variational method that uses observables as variational parameters. #12;Jacek

Dobaczewski, Jacek

202

Project X functional requirements specification  

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Project X is a multi-megawatt proton facility being developed to support a world-leading program in Intensity Frontier physics at Fermilab. The facility is designed to support programs in elementary particle and nuclear physics, with possible applications to nuclear energy research. A Functional Requirements Specification has been developed in order to establish performance criteria for the Project X complex in support of these multiple missions, and to assure that the facility is designed with sufficient upgrade capability to provide U.S. leadership for many decades to come. This paper will briefly review the previously described Functional Requirements, and then discuss their recent evolution.

Holmes, S.D.; Henderson, S.D.; Kephart, R.; Kerby, J.; Kourbanis, I.; Lebedev, V.; Mishra, S.; Nagaitsev, S.; Solyak, N.; Tschirhart, R.; /Fermilab

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Plant Peroxisomes: Biogenesis and Function  

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...Plant Peroxisomes: Biogenesis and Function Jianping Hu a b 1 Alison Baker c Bonnie Bartel d Nicole Linka e Robert T. Mullen f Sigrun...peroxisomes and/or fuse together in a controlled, step-wise fashion to form a new peroxisome (Trelease and Lingard, 2006...

Jianping Hu; Alison Baker; Bonnie Bartel; Nicole Linka; Robert T. Mullen; Sigrun Reumann; Bethany K. Zolman

2012-06-05T23:59:59.000Z

204

Nuclear Organization and Genome Function  

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Nuclear Organization and Genome Function Kevin Van Bortle and Victor G. Corces Department-range interactions and have proposed roles in nuclear organization. In this review, we explore recent findings for the roles of insulators in nuclear organization. 163 Annu.Rev.CellDev.Biol.2012.28:163-187.Downloadedfromwww

Corces, Victor G.

205

Nonnegative Diffusion Orientation Distribution Function  

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Because of the well-known limitations of diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) in regions of low anisotropy and multiple fiber crossing, high angular resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI) and Q-Ball Imaging (QBI) are used to estimate the probability density ... Keywords: High angular resolution diffusion imaging (HARDI), Higher order diffusion tensor, Nonnegativity, Orientation distribution function (ODF), Principal direction

Liqun Qi; Gaohang Yu; Yi Xu

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Biomedical Ontologies: a functional perspective  

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Biomedical Ontologies: a functional perspective Daniel L. Rubin, Nigam H. Shah and Natalya F. Noy in biology makes it difficult for researchers to stay abreast of current biomedical knowl- edge and to make, their attributes and relationships among the entities in a domain of discourseçare increasingly enabling biomedical

Rubin, Daniel L.

207

Greens Functions at Zero Temperature  

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Greens functions as a tool for probing ... one-particle propagator. Statistical ensembles. Definition of Greens functions at zero temperature. Analytical properties of Greens functions and their relation to qu...

Alexandre Zagoskin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

MACDONALD FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS  

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MACDONALD FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS TOSHIAKI SHOJI Department version of the above Hall-Littlewood functions, as a generalization of Macdonald functions associated to symmetric groups. A generalization of Macdonald operators is also constructed, and we characterize

Shoj, Toshiaki

209

GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS  

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GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS University of Tokyo Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan Abstract. Green functions called symbols. Generali* *zing this, we define Green functions associated to complex reflection

Shoj, Toshiaki

210

Characterizing function inlining with genetic programming  

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Function inlining is a compiler optimization where the function call is replaced by the code from the function itself. Using a form of machine learning called genetic programming, this thesis examines which factors are ...

Yu, Chris, 1981-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Function of Novel...  

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Function of Novel Highly Dispersed Tungsten Oxide Catalysts on Mesoporous Silica . Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Function of Novel Highly Dispersed Tungsten Oxide...

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Functionalized Graphene Nanoroads for Quantum Well Device. |...  

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Nanoroads for Quantum Well Device. Functionalized Graphene Nanoroads for Quantum Well Device. Abstract: Using density functional theory, a series of calculations of structural and...

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POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM #25 Functional Accountability | Department...  

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5 Functional Accountability POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM 25 Functional Accountability Policy Statement reiterating that the Human Resources Directors (HRDs) are accountable to the...

214

Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach...  

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Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria, Approach, and Lines of Inquiry, October 16, 2008 (HSS CRAD 64-11 Rev. 2) Essential Systems Functionality Inspection Criteria,...

215

Functional Anthology of Intrinsic Disorder. I. Biological Processes and Functions of Proteins with Long Disordered Regions  

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Functional Anthology of Intrinsic Disorder. I. Biological Processes and Functions of Proteins to functionalities of intrinsically disordered proteins and provides researchers with a novel tool that could be used Intrinsic disorder; protein structure; protein function; intrinsically disordered proteins; bioinformatics

Obradovic, Zoran

216

Thermodynamic calculations. I: Using free-energy functions and heat-content functions  

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I: Using free-energy functions and heat-content functions ... Extensive tabulations of free-energy and heat content functions are readily available, and these functions are easy to use. ...

John L. Margrave

1955-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Non-empirical pairing functional  

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The present contribution reports the first systematic finite-nucleus calculations performed using the Energy Density Functional method and a non-empirical pairing functional derived from low-momentum interactions. As a first step, the effects of Coulomb and the three-body force are omitted while only the bare two-nucleon interaction at lowest order is considered. To cope with the finite-range and non-locality of the bare nuclear interaction, the 1S0 channel of Vlowk is mapped onto a convenient operator form. For the first time, neutron-neutron and proton-proton pairing correlations generated in finite nuclei by the direct term of the two-nucleon interaction are characterized in a systematic manner. Eventually, such predictions are compared to those obtained from empirical local functionals derived from density-dependent zero range interactions. The characteristics of the latter are analyzed in view of that comparison and a specific modification of their isovector density dependence is suggested to accommodate Coulomb effects and the isovector trend of neutron gaps at the same time.

T. Duguet; T. Lesinski

2007-12-07T23:59:59.000Z

218

Density functional theory of electrowetting  

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The phenomenon of electrowetting, i.e., the dependence of the macroscopic contact angle of a fluid on the electrostatic potential of the substrate, is analyzed in terms of the density functional theory of wetting. It is shown that electrowetting is not an electrocapillarity effect, i.e., it cannot be consistently understood in terms of the variation of the substrate-fluid interfacial tension with the electrostatic substrate potential, but it is related to the depth of the effective interface potential. The key feature, which has been overlooked so far and which occurs naturally in the density functional approach is the structural change of a fluid if it is brought into contact with another fluid. These structural changes occur in the present context as the formation of finite films of one fluid phase in between the substrate and the bulk of the other fluid phase. The non-vanishing Donnan potentials (Galvani potential differences) across such film-bulk fluid interfaces, which generically occur due to an unequal partitioning of ions as a result of differences of solubility contrasts, lead to correction terms in the electrowetting equation, which become relevant for sufficiently small substrate potentials. Whereas the present density functional approach confirms the commonly used electrocapillarity-based electrowetting equation as a good approximation for the cases of metallic electrodes or electrodes coated with a hydrophobic dielectric in contact with an electrolyte solution and an ion-free oil, a significantly reduced tendency for electrowetting is predicted for electrodes coated with a dielectric which is hydrophilic or which is in contact with two immiscible electrolyte solutions.

Markus Bier; Ingrid Ibagon

2014-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

219

Spline functions and extremal problems  

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consider certain properties of functions called eigen- splines of the class 2m (i) Sk(x+1;g) = P P Mk(x-I-r) = Qg Mk(x-r). Thus, (51) S), (x+1'2) = )Sk(x'A). In particular, by (48), we have (52) S~(x+I) = g&S&(x) 34 2= 1, . . . , 2m-2 and (53.... Convolutions. . . . . . . . . . 2. Divided Differences. 3. Central Differences. II. B-splines. 1. Representation as Convolutions. 2. Representation as Central Differences. . . 3. Mots of Mk(x) 4. A Unicity Theorem and a Characterization III. Euler...

Kmiecik, Dolores

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Properties of the gamma function  

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, and Stirling each worked with, but were unsuccessful in giving consistent meaning to, this apparently simple inter- polation problem. However, on October 13, 1729 in a letter to Goldbsch, the young Swiss mathematician, Leonhsrd Euler, outlined hie C... result can be easily extended by Corollary 4. 17 to the cess Q & R(~b& P(n$ g '/g, CHAP TER5 S TIRI ING SERIES In attempting to evaluate the factorial function for non-integral values, James Stirling did considerable work with infinite series...

Smith, William Boyce

1960-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Functional Verification through Operation Diagnostics  

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ICEBO'11 Abstract Burgoyne 110328.docx Page 1 of 1 ? Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc. A B S T R A C T ICEBO 2011 New York City March 28, 2011 Functional Verification through Operation Diagnostics One of the core objectives... throughout occupancy. In this paper, Operation Diagnostics is applied in a case study. Ben Burgoyne, LEED? AP Mechanical Engineer Ebert & Baumann Consulting Engineers, Inc. A n E n t e r p r i s e o f t h e E b e r t - C o n s u l t i n g G r...

Burgoyne, B.

222

Communication via Holomorphic Green Functions  

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Let G(x_r-x_e) be the causal Green function for the wave equation in four spacetime dimensions, representing the signal received at the spacetime point x_r due to an impulse emitted at the spacetime point x_e. Such emission and reception processes are highly idealized, since no signal can be emitted or received at a single (mathematical) point in space and time. We present a simple model for \\sl extended \\rm emitters and receivers by extending G analytically to a function \\tilde G(z_r- z_e), where z_e=x_e+iy_e is a complex spacetime point representing a circular \\sl pulsed-beam emitting antenna dish \\rm centered at x_e and emitting in the direction of y_e, and z_r=x_r-iy_r represents a circular \\sl pulsed-beam receiving antenna dish \\rm centered at x_r and receiving from the direction of y_r. The holomorphic Green function \\tilde G(z_r-z_e) represents the \\sl coupling \\rm between the emission from z_e and the reception at z_r. To preserve causality and give nonsingular coupling, the orientation vectors y_e and y_r must belong to the \\sl future cone \\rm V_+ in spacetime. Equivalently, z_e and z_r belong to the \\sl future and past tubes \\rm in complex spacetime, respectively. The space coordinates of y_e and y_r give the spatial orientations and radii of the dishes, while their time coordinates determine the \\sl duration and focus \\rm of the emission and reception processes. The \\sl directivity \\rm D(y) of the communication process is a convex function on V_+, i.e., D(y_r+y_e)\\le D(y_r)+D(y_r). This shows that the efficiency of the communication can be no better than the sum of its emission and reception components.

Gerald Kaiser

2001-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

223

Brownian dynamics without Green's functions  

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We develop a Fluctuating Immersed Boundary (FIB) method for performing Brownian dynamics simulations of confined particle suspensions. Unlike traditional methods which employ analytical Green's functions for Stokes flow in the confined geometry, the FIB method uses a fluctuating finite-volume Stokes solver to generate the action of the response functions on the fly. Importantly, we demonstrate that both the deterministic terms necessary to capture the hydrodynamic interactions among the suspended particles, as well as the stochastic terms necessary to generate the hydrodynamically correlated Brownian motion, can be generated by solving the steady Stokes equations numerically only once per time step. This is accomplished by including a stochastic contribution to the stress tensor in the fluid equations consistent with fluctuating hydrodynamics. We develop novel temporal integrators that account for the multiplicative nature of the noise in the equations of Brownian dynamics and the strong dependence of the mobility on the configuration for confined systems. Notably, we propose a random finite difference approach to approximating the stochastic drift proportional to the divergence of the configuration-dependent mobility matrix. Through comparisons with analytical and existing computational results, we numerically demonstrate the ability of the FIB method to accurately capture both the static (equilibrium) and dynamic properties of interacting particles in flow.

Delong, Steven; Donev, Aleksandar, E-mail: donev@courant.nyu.edu [Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, New York 10012 (United States)] [Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, New York 10012 (United States); Usabiaga, Florencio Balboa; Delgado-Buscalioni, Rafael [Departamento de Fsica Terica de la Materia Condensada and Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC), Univeridad Autnoma de Madrid, Madrid 28049 (Spain)] [Departamento de Fsica Terica de la Materia Condensada and Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC), Univeridad Autnoma de Madrid, Madrid 28049 (Spain); Griffith, Boyce E. [Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, New York 10012 (United States) [Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, New York, New York 10012 (United States); Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016 (United States)

2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

224

Brownian Dynamics without Green's Functions  

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We develop a Fluctuating Immersed Boundary (FIB) method for performing Brownian dynamics simulations of confined particle suspensions. Unlike traditional methods which employ analytical Green's functions for Stokes flow in the confined geometry, the FIB method uses a fluctuating finite-volume Stokes solver to generate the action of the response functions "on the fly". Importantly, we demonstrate that both the deterministic terms necessary to capture the hydrodynamic interactions among the suspended particles, as well as the stochastic terms necessary to generate the hydrodynamically-correlated Brownian motion, can be generated by solving the steady Stokes equations numerically only once per time step. This is accomplished by including a stochastic contribution to the stress tensor in the fluid equations consistent with fluctuating hydrodynamics. We develop novel temporal integrators that account for the multiplicative nature of the noise in the equations of Brownian dynamics and the strong dependence of the mobility on the configuration for confined systems. Notably, we propose a random finite difference approach to approximating the stochastic drift proportional to the divergence of the configuration-dependent mobility matrix. Through comparisons with analytical and existing computational results, we numerically demonstrate the ability of the FIB method to accurately capture both the static (equilibrium) and dynamic properties of interacting particles in flow.

S. Delong; F. Balboa Usabiaga; R. Delgado-Buscalioni; B. E. Griffith; A. Donev

2014-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

225

Functional designed to include surface effects in self-consistent density functional theory R. Armiento1,  

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Functional designed to include surface effects in self-consistent density functional theory R 2005 We design a density-functional-theory DFT exchange-correlation functional that enables an accurate density functional theory1 DFT is a method for electronic structure calculations of unparalleled

Armiento, Rickard

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KH Computational Physics-2009 Density Functional Theory (DFT) Density Functional Theory  

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KH Computational Physics- 2009 Density Functional Theory (DFT) Density Functional Theory of interacting particles. Kristjan Haule, 2009 ­2­ #12;KH Computational Physics- 2009 Density Functional Theory functional of n. Kristjan Haule, 2009 ­3­ #12;KH Computational Physics- 2009 Density Functional Theory (DFT

Haule, Kristjan

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Scaled Density Functional Theory Correlation Functionals Mohammed M. Ghouri,a  

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Scaled Density Functional Theory Correlation Functionals Mohammed M. Ghouri,a Saurabh Singh,a and B by Density Functional Theory (DFT)2 correlation functionals without significant deterioration that a simple one parameter scaling of the dynamical correlation energy estimated by the Density Functional

Ramachandran, Bala (Ramu)

228

Functional Polyolefins for Energy Applications  

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There are several advantageous scenarios that effective energy storage may offer: high performance electric vehicles could become a reality; clean solar and wind energy generated at peak hours could be used throughout down time; and the energy generation system could be designed based on the average usage capacity instead of the peak consumption level. ... In the past decade, we have been taking advantage of new polyolefins for three energy-related research areas with some tangible results, which will be discussed and used as examples to illuminate the advantages of new functional polyolefin structures. ... The advantages and disadvantages of the already developed perfluorinated ionomer membranes (Nafion, Flemion, Aciplex, Dow or Asahi Chem.) are described. ...

T. C. Mike Chung

2013-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

229

Homological scaffolds of brain functional networks  

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...are credited. Homological scaffolds of brain functional networks G. Petri 1 P. Expert...Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, Division of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London...study the characteristics of functional brain networks at the mesoscopic level from a...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Functions and Requirements for the Transition Project  

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This document describes the functional requirement baseline for the Transition of 100 K Area Facilities Project (Transition Project). This baseline information consists of top-level functions, requirements, concept description, interface description, issues, and enabling assumptions.

YANOCHKO, R.M.

2000-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

231

Farm and Ranch Business Management Functions  

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This publication discussess several management functions, including organization, staffing and direction and control. Suggested activities help managers learn how to implement these functions in their farm and ranch businesses....

McCorkle, Dean; Anderson, David P.

2009-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

232

Impaired immune function in Gulf War Illness  

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Patients with Gulf War Illness have altered gene expression associated with natural killer cell functions, a condition exacerbated by vigorous exercise, implying they have impaired immune function compared to healthy people.

Toni Whistler; Mary Fletcher; William Lonergan; Xiao-R Zeng; Jin-Mann Lin; Arthur LaPerriere; Suzanne D Vernon; Nancy G Klimas

2009-03-05T23:59:59.000Z

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15 FUNCTIONAL SERVICE DOMAIN ARCHITECTURE MANAGEMENT  

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. Based on a better understanding of functional domain architecture management approaches, situational, enterprise architecture management, situational method engineering #12;258 Part 5: Design Science 115 FUNCTIONAL SERVICE DOMAIN ARCHITECTURE MANAGEMENT: Building the Foundation for Situational

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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MACDONALD FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS  

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MACDONALD FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS. A generalization of Macdonald o* *perators is also constructed, and we characterize such functions by making use of * *Macdonald operators, assuming a certain conjecture

Shoj, Toshiaki

235

Managing Milk Composition: Maximizing Rumen Function  

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Feeding strategies that optimize rumen function also maximize milk production and milk component percentages and yield. This publication offers guidelines for feeding forage, grain protein and ration fiber to enhance rumen function....

Stokes, Sandra R.; Jordan, Ellen R.; Looper, Mike; Waldner, Dan

2000-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

236

Simple Zeros Of The Zeta Function  

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This note studies the Laurent series of the inverse zeta function 1/z(s) at any fixed nontrivial zero s0 of the zeta function z(s), and its connection to the simplicity of the nontrivial zeros.

N. A. Carella

2014-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

237

Best Quadratic Approximations of Cubic Boolean Functions  

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functions for stream ciphers [33]. In general, resistance of cryptosystems to various cryptanalytic attacks in [26]. It is well-known that they correspond to the characteristic function of elementary Hadamard

238

Parking Functions And Generalized Catalan Numbers  

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Parking Functions and Labeled Schr?oder Paths . . 28 C. p-ParkingFunctions...................... 29 D. p-Parking Functions With k Blocked ............ 30 E. Linear Probes in PB (n,k) ................... 31 IV LEFT WEIGHTED CATALAN STRUCTURES ......... 40 A... ............................. 64 vii CHAPTER Page REFERENCES ................................... 65 VITA ........................................ 68 viii LIST OF FIGURES FIGURE Page 1 Parking function distribution for n =6 ................. 8 2 T3 4...

Schumacher, Paul R.

2010-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

239

Multivector Functions of a Multivector Variable  

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In this paper we develop with considerable details a theory of multivector functions of a $p$-vector variable. The concepts of limit, continuity and differentiability are rigorously studied. Several important types of derivatives for these multivector functions are introduced, as e.g., the $A$% -directional derivative (where $A$ is a $p$-vector) and the generalized concepts of curl, divergence and gradient. The derivation rules for different types of products of multivector functions and for compositon of multivector functions are proved.

A. M. Moya; V. V. Fernndez; W. A. Rodrigues Jr

2002-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

240

Open problems in nuclear density functional theory  

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This note describes five subjects of some interest for the density functional theory in nuclear physics. These are, respectively, i) the need for concave functionals, ii) the nature of the Kohn-Sham potential for the radial density theory, iii) a proper implementation of a density functional for an "intrinsic" rotational density, iv) the possible existence of a potential driving the square root of the density, and v) the existence of many models where a density functional can be explicitly constructed.

B. G. Giraud

2009-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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241

Functional Area Qualification Standard Reference Guides  

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The reference guides have been developed to address the competency statements in DOE Functional Area Qualification Standard.

242

On Renormalized Einstein Phonons and Green Function  

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The problem of interacting Einstein phonons is treated by deriving the Green function through a functional derivative approach employing the Hamiltonian of Born-von Kaacute;rmn. In this case the Dyson equation yields an exact solution for the Green function whose poles are the frequency versus wave vector dispersion relation. The Green function is used to calculate the internal energy and the Helmholtz free energy of the crystal. The latter is derived by integrating the average interactionenergy over the coupling parameter.

Ramesh C. Shukla; Eric R. Muller

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Worldline Green Functions for Arbitrary Feynman Diagrams  

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We propose a general method to obtain the scalar worldline Green function on an arbitrary 1D topological space, with which the first-quantized method of evaluating 1-loop Feynman diagrams can be generalized to calculate arbitrary ones. The electric analog of the worldline Green function problem is found and a compact expression for the worldline Green function is given, which has similar structure to the 2D bosonic Green function of the closed bosonic string.

Peng Dai; Warren Siegel

2006-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

244

Rice functional genomics research in China  

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...compiled by Zhu Chen Rice functional genomics research in China Bin Han 1 7 * Yongbiao...People's Republic of China Rice functional genomics is a scientific approach that seeks to...facilitated research in rice functional genomics in China. The Ministry of Science and...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Time Dependent Density Functional Theory An introduction  

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Time Dependent Density Functional Theory An introduction Francesco Sottile LSI, Ecole Polytechnique) Time Dependent Density Functional Theory Palaiseau, 26 May 2014 1 / 62 #12;Outline 1 Introduction: why and Resources Francesco Sottile (ETSF) Time Dependent Density Functional Theory Palaiseau, 26 May 2014 2 / 62

Botti, Silvana

246

DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF FIELD THEORETICAL SYSTEMS  

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DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF FIELD THEORETICAL SYSTEMS E. Engel Inst. fur Theor. Physik background of relativistic density functional theory is emphasized and its consequences for relativistic Kohn-Sham equations are shown. The local density approximation for the exchange energy functional is reviewed

Engel, Eberhard

247

Density functional theory George F. Bertsch  

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Density functional theory George F. Bertsch #3; Institute for Nuclear Theory and Department of Physics University of Tsukuba Tsukuba 305-8577 Japan Abstract Density functional theory is a remarkably Time-dependent density functional theory: the equations 34 A Optical properties

Bertsch George F.

248

DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY, THE MODERN TREATMENT OF  

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DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY, THE MODERN TREATMENT OF ELECTRON CORRELATIONS E.K.U. Gross and Stefan The basic idea of density functional theory is to describe a many-electron system exclusively and completely-consistent scheme, known as the Kohn-Sham scheme [2], is the heart of modern density functional theory

Gross, E.K.U.

249

GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS  

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GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS TOSHIAKI SHOJI Department of Mathematics Science University of Tokyo Noda, Chiba 278­8510, Japan Abstract. Green functions of classical groups this, we define Green functions associated to complex reflection groups G(e, 1, n), and study

Shoj, Toshiaki

250

Polarized structure functions in nuclear matter  

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We present a comprehensive analysis of the structure functions for the polarized nuclei {sup 3}He, and focus on the polarized distribution functions and light-cone momentum distributions of protons and neutrons. We demonstrate that the first moment of the {sup 3}He structure function can provide an incisive test of the Bjorken sum rule.

Tehrani, S. Atashbar [School of Particles and Accelerators, IPM (Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics), P.O. Box 19395-5531, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Khorramian, A. N.; Monfared, S. Taheri [School of Particles and Accelerators, IPM (Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics), P.O. Box 19395-5531, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Physics Department, Semnan University, Semnan (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Arbabifar, F. [Physics Department, Semnan University, Semnan (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2011-10-24T23:59:59.000Z

251

ON LANDSCAPE FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSPORT PATHS  

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ON LANDSCAPE FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSPORT PATHS QINGLAN XIA Abstract. In this paper, we by Santambrogio in [10]. More precisely, we study landscape functions associated with a transport path be- tween for nonpositive p. We show an equivalence relation be- tween landscape functions associated with an -transport

Xia, Qinglan

252

Functionalized lignin, rubber containing functionalized lignin and products containing such rubber composition  

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The invention relates to functionalized lignin, rubber compositions which contain functionalized lignin and to products which have at least one component comprised of such rubber composition.

Benko, David Andrew; Hahn, Bruce Raymond; Cohen, Martin Paul; Dirk, Shawn Matthew; Cicotte, Kirsten Nicole

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Mission and Functions | Department of Energy  

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Mission and Functions Mission and Functions Mission and Functions Office of Technology Mission and Functions Mission The Office of Technology manages the Technology Deployment and Technology Development programs to improve the security posture of the Department of Energy and the protection of its assets and facilities through the deployment of new safeguards and security technologies and development of advanced technologies that reduce operating costs, save protective force lives, and improve security effectiveness. Functions Conducts security system testing and analyses of safeguards and security technology and related equipment and techniques associated with programmatic mission requirements for deployment at field and Headquarters sites. Assembles, leads, and manages teams of subject-matter experts to review,

254

Multivector Functions of a Real Variable  

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This paper is an introduction to the theory of multivector functions of a real variable. The notions of limit, continuity and derivative for these objects are given. The theory of multivector functions of a real variable, even being similar to the usual theory of vector functions of a real variable, has some subtle issues which make its presentation worhtwhile.We refer in particular to the derivative rules involving exterior and Clifford products, and also to the rule for derivation of a composition of an ordinary scalar function with a multivector function of a real variable.

A. M. Moya; V. V. Fernndez; W. A. Rodrigues Jr

2002-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

255

TOF Profile function used at POWGEN  

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TOF Profile function used at POWGEN: TOF Profile function used at POWGEN: Powgen uses a TOF profile function which is a variation on the standard profile function originally derived by VonDreele, Jorgensen and Windsor (VonDreele RB, Jorgensen JD and Windsor CG, "Rietveld Refinement with Spallation Neutron Powder Diffraction Data", J. Appl. Cryst. 15, 581 (1982). This function is implemented in GSAS (profile function 3, 4 & 5) and Fullprof NPROF 9 and is most applicable to diffractometers viewing ambient polyethylene or water moderators. The POWGEN diffractometer, however, views a poisoned cryogenic H 2 (liquid) moderator. The variation in peak shape and peak position with TOF (or d-spacing d) is calculated using a more complex function related to thermal and epithermal components of the neutron spectrum that was

256

Interstudy reproducibility of dimensional and functional measurements between cine magnetic resonance studies in the morphologically abnormal left ventricle  

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The validity of geometric formulas to derive mass and volumes in the morphologically abnormal left ventricule is problematic. Imaging techniques that are tomographic and therefore inherently three-dimensional should be more reliable and reproducible between studies in such ventricles. Determination of reproducibility between studies is essential to define the limits of an imaging technique for evaluating the response to therapy. Sequential cine magnetic resonance (MR) studies were performed on patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (n=11) and left ventricular hypertrophy (n=8) within a short interval in order to assess interstudy reproducbility. Left ventricular mass, volumes, ejection fraction, and end-systolic wall stress were determined by two independent observers. Between studies, left ventricular mass was highly reproducible for hypertrophied and dilated ventricles, with percent variability less than 6%. Ejection fraction and end-diastolic volume showed close reproducibility between studies, with percent variability less than 5%. End-systolic volume varied by 4.3% and 4.5% in dilated cardiomyopathy and 8.4% and 7.2% in left ventricular hypertrophy for the two observers. End-systolic wall stress, which is derived from multiple measurements, varied the greatest, with percent variability of 17.2% and 15.7% in dilated cardiomyopathy and 14.8% and 13% in left ventricular hypertrophy, respectively. The results of this study demonstrate that mass, volume, and functional measurements are reproducible in morphologically abnormal ventricles.

Richard C. Semelka; Ernesto Tomei; Stefan Wagner; John Mayo; Gary Caputo; Margaret O'Sullivan; William W. Parmley; Kanu Chatterjee; Christopher Wolfe; Charles B. Higgins

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Subsystem functionals in density-functional theory: Investigating the exchange energy per particle R. Armiento*  

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Subsystem functionals in density-functional theory: Investigating the exchange energy per particle; published 31 October 2002 A viable way of extending the successful use of density-functional theory for slowly varying densities and discuss the implications of our findings on the future of functional

Armiento, Rickard

258

ORBITAL FUNCTIONALS IN STATIC AND TIME-DEPENDENT DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY  

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ORBITAL FUNCTIONALS IN STATIC AND TIME-DEPENDENT DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY E.K.U. Gross, T-97074 Wurzburg Germany INTRODUCTION Density functional theory (DFT) is among the most powerful quantum statements: 1 #12; 1. The ground-state density n uniquely determines the ground-state wave function [n

Gross, E.K.U.

259

Parameter-free calculation of response functions in time dependent density functional theory  

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Parameter-free calculation of response functions in time dependent density functional theory - Quasiparticle approach - Density functional approach Mapping theory to describe spectra of solids in TDDFT Towards an efficient (fast) theory Conclusions #12;Dielectric function of the material Vtot = -1 Vext Non

Botti, Silvana

260

Combining Density Functional Theory and Density Matrix Functional Theory Daniel R. Rohr1  

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Combining Density Functional Theory and Density Matrix Functional Theory Daniel R. Rohr1 , Julien and CNRS, 4 place Jussieu, 75252 Paris, France We combine density-functional theory with density cleavage is an ubiquitous process for chemistry. Density-matrix functional theory (DMFT) (see, e.g., Refs

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Physical and cognitive function 1 Running title: Physical and cognitive function  

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Physical and cognitive function 1 29.12.2008 Running title: Physical and cognitive function Physical and cognitive function in midlife: reciprocal effects? A 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II, cognitive function, memory, psychosocial factors, longitudinal, SF-36 inserm-00390640,version1-3Jun2009

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

262

Motivation Green's functions The GW Approximation The Bethe-Salpeter Equation Introduction to Green's functions  

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Motivation Green's functions The GW Approximation The Bethe-Salpeter Equation Introduction to Green=whiteMotivation Green's functions The GW Approximation The Bethe-Salpeter Equation Outline 1 Motivation 2 Green's functions 3 The GW Approximation 4 The Bethe-Salpeter Equation #12;bg=whiteMotivation Green's functions

Botti, Silvana

263

Towards a methodology for the systematic analysis and design of efficient chemical processes: Part 1. From unit operations to elementary process functions  

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A successful intensification of a chemical process requires a holistic view of the process and a systematic debottlenecking, which is obtained by identifying and eliminating the main transport resistances that limit the overall process performance and thus can be considered as rate determining steps on the process level. In this paper, we will suggest a new approach that is not based on the classical unit operation concept, but on the analysis of the basic functional principles that are encountered in chemical processes. A review on the history of chemical engineering in general and more specifically on the development of the unit operation concept underlines the outstanding significance of this concept in chemical and process engineering. The unit operation concept is strongly linked with the idea of thinking in terms of apparatuses, using technology off the shelf. The use of such ready solutions is of course convenient in the analysis and design of chemical processes; however, it can also be a problem since it inherently reduces the possibilities of process intensification measures. Therefore, we break with the tradition of thinking in terms of unit apparatuses and suggest a new, more rigorous function-based approach that focuses on the underlying fundamental physical and chemical processes and fluxes. For this purpose, we decompose the chemical process into so-called functional modules that fulfill specific tasks in the course of the process. The functional modules itself can be further decomposed and represented by a linear combination of elementary process functions. These are basis vectors in thermodynamic state space. Within this theoretical framework we can individually examine possible process routes and identify resistances in individual process steps. This allows us to analyze and propose possible options for the intensification of the considered chemical process.

Hannsjrg Freund; Kai Sundmacher

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COMMUNICATION www.rsc.org/obc | Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry 3-and 5-Functionalized BODIPYs via the Liebeskind-Srogl reaction  

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probes that fluoresce at longer wavelengths. Usually this is achieved via inherently basic processes) 845 4345 b Departamento de Quimica, Universidad de Guanajuato, Col. Noria Alta S/N. Guanajuato, Gto

Burgess, Kevin

265

Exact fermionic Green's functions from holograpny  

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We construct a series of charged dilatonic black holes which share zero entropy in the zero temperature limit using Einstein-Maxwell-Dilaton theories. In these black holes, the wave functions and the Green's functions of massless fermions can be solved exactly in terms of special functions in the phase space of $(\\omega,k)$. We observe that for sufficiently large charge, there are many poles in the Green's function with vanishing $\\omega$, which strongly signifies that Fermi surfaces exist in these holographic systems. The new distinguishing properties of the Green's function arising in these systems were illustrated with great details. We also study the poles motion of the Green's function for arbitrary (complex) frequency. Our analytic results provide a more realistic and elegant approach to study strongly correlated fermionic systems using gauge/gravity duality.

Zhong-Ying Fan

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Free-form Smeared Bottomonium Correlation Functions  

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Gauge-invariant sources with a hydrogen wave function shape are constructed for bottomonium two-point correlation functions using the free-form smearing technique. The bottomonium spectrum, including a first lattice result for the D-wave first-excited state, is extracted from free-form smeared correlation functions. Results are compared with conventional smearing techniques and free-form smearing is found to have the advantage of reduced statistical errors.

Mark Wurtz; Randy Lewis; R. M. Woloshyn

2014-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

267

Generating functions for plateaus in Motzkin paths  

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A plateau in a Motzkin path is a sequence of three steps: an up step, a horizontal step, then a down step. We find three different forms for the bivariate generating function for plateaus in Motzkin paths, then generalize to longer plateaus. We conclude by describing a further generalization: a continued fraction form from which one can easily derive new multivariate generating functions for various kinds of path statistics. Several examples of generating functions are given using this technique.

Drake, Dan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Office of Security Operations: Mission and Functions  

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Mission and Functions Mission and Functions Mission The Office of Headquarters Security Operations strengthens national security by protecting personnel, facilities, property, classified information, and sensitive unclassified information for DOE Headquarters facilities in the National Capital Area under normal and abnormal (i.e., emergency) conditions; managing access authorization functions; ensuring that executives and dignitaries are fully protected, and supporting efforts to ensure the continuity of government in all circumstances as mandated by Presidential Decision Directive. The Office is the database owner for the principal personnel security information processing activities of the Department and personnel security administrative review process. Functions

269

Some challenges for Nuclear Density Functional Theory  

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We discuss some of the challenges that the DFT community faces in its quest for the truly universal energy density functional applicable over the entire nuclear chart.

T. Duguet; K. Bennaceur; T. Lesinski; J. Meyer

2006-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Functionalized carbon nanotubes and nanofibers for biosensing...  

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carbon nanotubes and nanofibers for biosensing applications. Functionalized carbon nanotubes and nanofibers for biosensing applications. Abstract: This review summarizes the recent...

271

Functionalizing Nanotubes for Biomedical Applications - Donghui...  

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Functionalizing Nanotubes for Biomedical Applications Donghui Zhang, LSU Chemistry Department Carbon nanotubes (CNT) are one dimensional nano-structures with novel materials...

272

Molecular architecture and functionalization of graphene surface...  

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Molecular architecture and functionalization of graphene surface; Synthesis and characterization Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 3:00pm SLAC, Redtail Hawk Conference Room 108A...

273

Mathieu functions computational toolbox implemented in Matlab  

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The Mathieu functions are used to solve analytically some problems in elliptical cylinder coordinates. A computational toolbox was implemented in Matlab. Since the notation and normalization for Mathieu functions vary in the literature, we have included sufficient material to make this presentation self contained. Thus, all formulas required to get the Mathieu functions are given explicitly. Following the outlines in this presentation, the Mathieu functions could be readily implemented in other computer programs and used in different domains. Tables of numerical values are provided.

E. Cojocaru

2008-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

274

Critical function and success path summary display  

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The content of and hierarchical access to three levels of display pages containing information on critical function monitoring and success path monitoring.

Scarola, Kenneth (Windsor, CT); Jamison, David S. (Windsor, CT); Manazir, Richard M. (North Canton, CT); Rescorl, Robert L. (Vernon, CT); Harmon, Daryl L. (Enfield, CT)

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Quantum strings and the functional calculus  

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

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

1975-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing Functionalized Graphene Materials for Biomass Conversion...  

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Developing Functionalized Graphene Materials for Biomass Conversion The goal of this research is to develop low cost catalysts based on graphene-derived nanomaterials, and use them...

277

Functional data analysis: classification and regression  

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processes, one needs to write X(t) as a function X(?,t) of two variables ? and t. For fixed t ? T, the function X(?,t) is a measurable map from ? into R. For fixed ? ? ?, the function X(?,?) becomes a sample path of the 3 stochastic process. Denoted by ?(t... substructure. The di?culty in implementing the idea is that information of the structure of P X is rarely available. An alternative in FDA setting to avoid the di?culty is to consider function spaces where sample paths reside in. With fixed ?, a sample path X(?,t...

Lee, Ho-Jin

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

Optimization problems with value function objectives  

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max programming problem and the bilevel optimization problem. In this paper, we ... 1. Introduction. An optimization problem with value function objective is a.

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

279

Functional cardiovascular assessment in congenital heart disease.  

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??abstractAdequate and serial functional cardiovascular assessment is important in patients with congenital heart disease because many show disruption of normal myocardial geometry, which may or (more)

W.J.B.W. van den Berg

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Transcendental meromorphic functions with three singular values  

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Aug 19, 2003 ... From now on we assume that ? does not pass through the vertices. .... M. Abramowitz and I. Stegun, Handbook of mathematical functions with.

1910-30-90T23:59:59.000Z

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Transcendental meromorphic functions with three singular values  

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Feb 27, 2004 ... From now on we assume that ? does not pass through the vertices. .... [1] M. Abramowitz and I. Stegun, Handbook of mathematical functions...

2004-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

282

Graphene: from functionalization to devices  

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The year 2014 marks the first decade of the rise of graphene. Graphene, a single atomic layer of carbon atoms in sp2 bonding configuration having a honeycomb structure, has now become a well-known and well-established material. Among some of its many outstanding fundamental properties, one can mention a very high carrier mobility, a very large spin diffusion length, unsurpassed mechanical properties as graphene is the strongest material ever measured and an exceptional thermal conductivity scaling more than one order of magnitude above that of copper. After the first years of the graphene rush, graphene growth is now well controlled using various methods like epitaxial growth on silicon carbide substrate, chemical vapour deposition (CVD) or plasma techniques on metal, insulator or semiconductor substrates. More applied research is now taking over the initial studies on graphene production. Indeed, graphene is a promising material for many advanced applications such as, but not limited to, electronic, spintronics, sensors, photonics, micro/nano-electromechanical (MEMS/NEMS) systems, super-capacitors or touch-screen technologies. In this context, this Special Issue of the Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics on graphene reviews some of the recent achievements, progress and prospects in this field. It includes a collection of seventeen invited articles covering the current status and future prospects of some selected topics of strong current interest. This Special Issue is organized in four sections. The first section is dedicated to graphene devices, and opens with an article by de Heer et al on an investigation of integrating graphene devices with silicon complementary metaloxidesemiconductor (CMOS) technology. Then, a study by Svintsov et al proposes a lateral all-graphene tunnel field-effect transistor (FET) with a high on/off current switching ratio. Next, Tsukagoshi et al present how a band-gap opening occurs in a graphene bilayer by using a perpendicular electric field to operate logic gates. Plaais et al then show the realization of graphene microwave nano-transistors that are especially suitable for fast charge detectors. Matsumoto et al describe next some interesting graphene-based biosensor applications, while the following article by Otsuji et al shows recent advances in plasmonics in terahertz device applications. This section ends with the Dollfus et al article dealing with non-linear effects in graphene devices investigated by simulation methods. The second section concerns the electronic and transport properties and includes four articles. The first one by Gurzadyan et al provides an investigation of graphene oxide in water by femtosecond pumpprobe spectroscopy to study its transient absorption properties. Jouault et al then review the quantum Hall effect of self-organized graphene monolayers epitaxially grown on the C-face of SiC. Next, Petkovic et al report on the observation of edge magneto-plasmons in graphene. Finally, Roche and Valenzuela focus on the limits of conventional views in graphene spin transport and offer novel perspectives for further progress. The third section addresses graphene tailoring and functionalization as studied by Genorio and Znidarsic for graphene nanoribbons, or by atomic intercalation as shown by the two articles from Starke and Forti, and from Bisson et al. The last section is devoted to graphene growth and morphology. Ogino et al first describe a method to grow graphene on insulating substrates using polymer films as a carbon source. Then, Suemitsu et al show the recent progresses in epitaxial graphene formation on cubic silicon carbide thin films. Finally, Norimatsu and Kusunoki investigate the structural properties and morphology of epitaxial graphene grown on hexagonal silicon carbide substrates by using a high-resolution transmission electron microscope, their article closing this Special Issue .

Antonio Tejeda; Patrick G Soukiassian

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Green's function analysis of periodic structures in computational electromagnetics  

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the two-dimensional periodic Green's function," IEEE Trans.evaluation of the Green's function for the Helmholtzrepresentations of certain Green's functions," J. Comp.

Van Orden, Derek

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

The SimCore/Alpha Functional Simulator  

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We have developed a function-level processor simulator, SimCore/Alpha Functional Simulator Version 2.0 (SimCore Version 2.0), for processor architecture research and processor education. This paper describes the design and implementation of SimCore Version ...

Kenji Kise; Takahiro Katagiri; Hiroki Honda; Toshitsugu Yuba

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Year 2 Report: Protein Function Prediction Platform  

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Upon completion of our second year of development in a 3-year development cycle, we have completed a prototype protein structure-function annotation and function prediction system: Protein Function Prediction (PFP) platform (v.0.5). We have met our milestones for Years 1 and 2 and are positioned to continue development in completion of our original statement of work, or a reasonable modification thereof, in service to DTRA Programs involved in diagnostics and medical countermeasures research and development. The PFP platform is a multi-scale computational modeling system for protein structure-function annotation and function prediction. As of this writing, PFP is the only existing fully automated, high-throughput, multi-scale modeling, whole-proteome annotation platform, and represents a significant advance in the field of genome annotation (Fig. 1). PFP modules perform protein functional annotations at the sequence, systems biology, protein structure, and atomistic levels of biological complexity (Fig. 2). Because these approaches provide orthogonal means of characterizing proteins and suggesting protein function, PFP processing maximizes the protein functional information that can currently be gained by computational means. Comprehensive annotation of pathogen genomes is essential for bio-defense applications in pathogen characterization, threat assessment, and medical countermeasure design and development in that it can short-cut the time and effort required to select and characterize protein biomarkers.

Zhou, C E

2012-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the functional structure of genomic data  

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......localization subsets, dataset similarity is correlated...which are enriched for nuclear functions (DNA packaging...around a core of large datasets exploring very diverse...which are enriched for nuclear functions (DNA packaging...around a core of large datasets exploring very diverse......

C. Huttenhower; O.G. Troyanskaya

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Functional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity  

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. Fulton1 and A. S. Hoey1 1 Department of Marine Biology, Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, James CookFunctional versatility supports coral reef biodiversity D. R. Bellwood1,*, P. C. Wainwright2 , C. J of high biodiversity on coral reefs. Keywords: coral reef fishes; specialist; generalist; functional

Wainwright, Peter C.

288

Propagating Belief Functions in AND-Trees  

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: . Open Access Version: . Propagating Belief Functions in AND-Trees Rajendra P. Srivastava Professor of Accounting School of Business...'s Official Version: . Open Access Version: . 23 REFERENCES 1. Shenoy, P. P., and G. Shafer, Propagating Belief Functions using Local Computations, IEEE...

Srivastava, Rajendra P.; Shenoy, Prakash P.; Shafer, Glenn R.

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Green's functions for Neumann boundary conditions  

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Green's functions for Neumann boundary conditions have been considered in Math Physics and Electromagnetism textbooks, but special constraints and other properties required for Neumann boundary conditions have generally not been noticed or treated correctly. In this paper, we derive an appropriate Neumann Green's function with these constraints and properties incorporated.

Jerrold Franklin

2012-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

290

Structural and functional relationships between Ca2  

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Structural and functional relationships between Ca2 puffs and mitochondria in Xenopus oocytes. Structural and functional relationships between Ca2 puffs and mitochondria in Xenopus oocytes. Am J Physiol.2001.--Ca2 uptake and release from endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and mitochondrial Ca2 stores play important

Marchant, Jonathan

291

Rapidly Convergent Series of the Divisors Functions  

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This note gives a few rapidly convergent series representations of the sums of divisors functions. These series have various applications such as exact evaluations of some power series, computing estimates and proving the existence results of some special values of the sums of divisors functions.

N. A. Carella

2014-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

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utility functions scaling profiles utility-fair  

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bandwidth utility functions scaling profiles utility-fair I. INTRODUCTION The emerging MPEG-4 video. This can result in a significant increase in the utilization of network capacity [1]. These techniques. Bandwidth utility functions [9] can be used to characterize an application's capability to adapt over

Chang, Shih-Fu

293

The Abstract Domain of Segmented Ranking Functions  

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function by abstract in- terpretation. We build our work on their proposed general framework, and we designThe Abstract Domain of Segmented Ranking Functions Caterina Urban ´Ecole Normale Sup´erieure - CNRS - INRIA, Paris, France urban@di.ens.fr Abstract. We present a parameterized abstract domain for proving

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Graph searching and a generalized parking function  

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introduced a new generalization, the G-multiparking function, where G is a simple graph on a totally ordered vertex set {1, 2, . . . , n}. We give an algorithm that converts a G-multiparking function into a rooted spanning forest of G by using a graph...

Kostic, Dimitrije Nenad

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

295

Oligomer functionalized nanotubes and composites formed therewith  

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Disclosed herein is a sequential functionalization methodology for the covalent modification of nanotubes with between one and four repeat units of a polymer. Covalent attachment of oligomer units to the surface of nanotubes results in oligomer units forming an organic sheath around the nanotubes, polymer-functionalized-nanotubes (P-NTs). P-NTs possess chemical functionality identical to that of the functionalizing polymer, and thus provide nanoscale scaffolds which may be readily dispersed within a monomer solution and participate in the polymerization reaction to form a polymer-nanotube/polymer composite. Formation of polymer in the presence of P-NTs leads to a uniform dispersion of nanotubes within the polymer matrix, in contrast to aggregated masses of nanotubes in the case of pristine-NTs. The covalent attachment of oligomeric units to the surface of nanotubes represents the formation of a functional nanoscale building block which can be readily dispersed and integrated within the polymer to form a novel composite material.

Zettl, Alexander K; Sainsbury, Toby; Frechet, Jean M.J.

2014-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

296

Density functional theory for carbon dioxide crystal  

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We present a density functional approach to describe the solid?liquid phase transition, interfacial and crystal structure, and properties of polyatomic CO{sub 2}. Unlike previous phase field crystal model or density functional theory, which are derived from the second order direct correlation function, the present density functional approach is based on the fundamental measure theory for hard-sphere repulsion in solid. More importantly, the contributions of enthalpic interactions due to the dispersive attractions and of entropic interactions arising from the molecular architecture are integrated in the density functional model. Using the theoretical model, the predicted liquid and solid densities of CO{sub 2} at equilibrium triple point are in good agreement with the experimental values. Based on the structure of crystal-liquid interfaces in different planes, the corresponding interfacial tensions are predicted. Their respective accuracies need to be tested.

Chang, Yiwen; Mi, Jianguo, E-mail: mijg@mail.buct.edu.cn; Zhong, Chongli [State Key Laboratory of Organic-Inorganic Composites, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Beijing 100029 (China)

2014-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Low work function, stable thin films  

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Generation of low work function, stable compound thin films by laser ablation. Compound thin films with low work function can be synthesized by simultaneously laser ablating silicon, for example, and thermal evaporating an alkali metal into an oxygen environment. For example, the compound thin film may be composed of Si/Cs/O. The work functions of the thin films can be varied by changing the silicon/alkali metal/oxygen ratio. Low work functions of the compound thin films deposited on silicon substrates were confirmed by ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy (UPS). The compound thin films are stable up to 500.degree. C. as measured by x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). Tests have established that for certain chemical compositions and annealing temperatures of the compound thin films, negative electron affinity (NEA) was detected. The low work function, stable compound thin films can be utilized in solar cells, field emission flat panel displays, electron guns, and cold cathode electron guns.

Dinh, Long N. (Concord, CA); McLean, II, William (Oakland, CA); Balooch, Mehdi (Berkeley, CA); Fehring, Jr., Edward J. (Dublin, CA); Schildbach, Marcus A. (Livermore, CA)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introduction to Density Functional Theory and Exchange-Correlation Energy Functionals  

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Introduction to Density Functional Theory and Exchange-Correlation Energy Functionals R. O. Jones.jones@fz-juelich.de Density functional calculations of cohesive and structural properties of molecules and solids can the theory and discuss the local density approximations basic to most applications, and we discuss ways

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Functional Anthology of Intrinsic Disorder. 1. Biological Processes and Functions of Proteins with Long Disordered Regions  

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Functional Anthology of Intrinsic Disorder. 1. Biological Processes and Functions of Proteins disorder. A statistical evaluation is employed to rank the significance of these correlations. Protein to functionalities of intrinsically disordered proteins, and provides researchers with a novel tool that could

Vucetic, Slobodan

300

Testing the kinetic energy functional: Kinetic energy density as a density functional  

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is to the exchange-correlation energy as a functional of the density. A large part of the total energy, the kinetic contexts. For finite systems these forms integrate to the same global ki- netic energy, but they differTesting the kinetic energy functional: Kinetic energy density as a density functional Eunji Sim

Burke, Kieron

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GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS, II  

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GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS, II University of Tokyo Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan Abstract. Green functions and Hall-Littlewoo* *d functions associated to W are introduced, and Green functions are described

Shoj, Toshiaki

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C Reference Card (ANSI) Program Structure/Functions  

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C Reference Card (ANSI) Program Structure/Functions type fnc(type1,. . . ) function declarations: statement } ANSI Standard Libraries

Glykos, Nikolaos

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Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) - Imaging Functionality...  

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Nanofabrication Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials Nanomaterials Synthesis and Functional Assembly (Optoelectronics) Nanomaterials Synthesis and Functional Assembly (Catalysis) Microsocpy...

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Functional Materials for Energy | Advanced Materials | ORNL  

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Energy Storage Fuel Cells Thermoelectrics Separations Materials Catalysis Sensor Materials Polymers and Composites Carbon Fiber Related Research Chemistry and Physics at Interfaces Materials Synthesis from Atoms to Systems Materials Characterization Materials Theory and Simulation Energy Frontier Research Centers Advanced Materials Home | Science & Discovery | Advanced Materials | Research Areas | Functional Materials for Energy SHARE Functional Materials for Energy The concept of functional materials for energy occupies a very prominent position in ORNL's research and more broadly the scientific research sponsored by DOE's Basic Energy Sciences. These materials facilitate the capture and transformation of energy, the storage of energy or the efficient release and utilization of stored energy. A different kind of

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Green Functions of Relativistic Field Equations  

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In this paper, we restudy the Green function expressions of field equations. We derive the explicit form of the Green functions for the Klein-Gordon equation and Dirac equation, and then estimate the decay rate of the solution to the linear equations. The main motivation of this paper is to show that: (1). The formal solutions of field equations expressed by Green function can be elevated as a postulate for unified field theory. (2). The inescapable decay of the solution of linear equations implies that the whole theory of the matter world should include nonlinear interaction.

Ying-Qiu Gu

2006-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

306

Instabilities in the Nuclear Energy Density Functional  

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In the field of Energy Density Functionals (EDF) used in nuclear structure and dynamics, one of the unsolved issues is the stability of the functional. Numerical issues aside, some EDFs are unstable with respect to particular perturbations of the nuclear ground-state density. The aim of this contribution is to raise questions about the origin and nature of these instabilities, the techniques used to diagnose and prevent them, and the domain of density functions in which one should expect a nuclear EDF to be stable.

M. Kortelainen; T. Lesinski

2010-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

307

The Fractional Kinetic Equation and Thermonuclear Functions  

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The paper discusses the solution of a simple kinetic equation of the type used for the computation of the change of the chemical composition in stars like the Sun. Starting from the standard form of the kinetic equation it is generalized to a fractional kinetic equation and its solutions in terms of H-functions are obtained. The role of thermonuclear functions, which are also represented in terms of G- and H-functions, in such a fractional kinetic equation is emphasized. Results contained in this paper are related to recent investigations of possible astrophysical solutions of the solar neutrino problem.

H. J. Haubold; A. M. Mathai

2000-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

308

Spatial wave functions of photon and electron  

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The quantum mechanical model of the photon and electron is considered. The photon is conceived of as a particle moving with the speed of light which is accompanied by the wave function of the photon spreading out with an infinite speed. The wave function of the electron is introduced in terms of virtual photons tied to the electron. A description of electrostatic and magnetostatic interactions is given through the wave functions of electrons. The approach provides an explanation of the results of recent experiments measuring the speed of propagation of the bound magnetic field.

Khokhlov, D. L. [Sumy State University, R.-Korsakov St. 2, Sumy 40007 (Ukraine)

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Density Functional Theory applied to the solid state...  

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Density Functional Theory applied to the solid state... An introduction to VASP Jeremie Zaffran 2nd Marom (PhD) #12;Contents I- DFT and its functionals A. On the density functional theory... B #12;I- DFT and its functionals #12;I-DFT and its functionals A- On the density functional theory Why

Adler, Joan

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Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services and International Security  

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Subject: Cutting the Federal Government's Energy Bill: An Examination of the Sustainable Federal Government Executive Order 13524 By: Richard Kidd, Program Manager Federal Energy Management Program, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

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The Achievement Gaps and Mathematics Education: An Analysis of the U.S. Political Discourse in Light of Foucault's Governmentality  

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.1 Presidential Documents by Barack Obama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 4.2 Presidential Documents by William Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 4.3 Presidential Documents by George W. Bush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 4.4 Senate Committee Hearings..." . . . . . . 286 5.4 Congressional Hearings - Terms Associated with \\teacher" . . . . . . 286 A.1 Statement Messages of Barack Obama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 426 A.2 Statement Messages of William Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 427 A.3...

Indiogine, Salvatore Enrico Paolo

2013-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

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The fast neutron fluence and the activation detector activity calculations using the effective source method and the adjoint function  

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This paper describes the application of effective source in forward calculations and the adjoint method to the solution of fast neutron fluence and activation detector activities in the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) and RPV cavity of a VVER-440 reactor. Its objective is the demonstration of both methods on a practical task. The effective source method applies the Boltzmann transport operator to time integrated source data in order to obtain neutron fluence and detector activities. By weighting the source data by time dependent decay of the detector activity, the result of the calculation is the detector activity. Alternatively, if the weighting is uniform with respect to time, the result is the fluence. The approach works because of the inherent linearity of radiation transport in non-multiplying time-invariant media. Integrated in this way, the source data are referred to as the effective source. The effective source in the forward calculations method thereby enables the analyst to replace numerous intensive transport calculations with a single transport calculation in which the time dependence and magnitude of the source are correctly represented. In this work, the effective source method has been expanded slightly in the following way: neutron source data were performed with few group method calculation using the active core calculation code MOBY-DICK. The follow-up neutron transport calculation was performed using the neutron transport code TORT to perform multigroup calculations. For comparison, an alternative method of calculation has been used based upon adjoint functions of the Boltzmann transport equation. Calculation of the three-dimensional (3-D) adjoint function for each required computational outcome has been obtained using the deterministic code TORT and the cross section library BGL440. Adjoint functions appropriate to the required fast neutron flux density and neutron reaction rates have been calculated for several significant points within the RPV and RPV cavity of the VVER-440 reacto rand located axially at the position of maximum power and at the position of the weld. Both of these methods (the effective source and the adjoint function) are briefly described in the present paper. The paper also describes their application to the solution of fast neutron fluence and detectors activities for the VVER-440 reactor. (authors)

Hep, J.; Konecna, A.; Krysl, V.; Smutny, V. [Calculation Dept., Skoda JS plc, Orlik 266, 31606 Plzen (Czech Republic)

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dipole rescattering and the nuclear structure function  

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In the framework of the dipole model, we study the effects of the dipole multiple scatterings in a nuclear target and compute the nuclear structure function. We compare different unitarization schemes and confront our results with the E665 data.

Carvalho, F. [Depto de Ciencias Exatas e da Terra, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil); Goncalves, V. P. [Instituto de Fisica e Matematica, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Caixa Postal 354, CEP 96010-900, Pelotas, RS (Brazil); Navarra, F. S.; Oliveira, E. G. [Instituto de Fisica, Universidade de Sao Paulo Rua do Matao, Travessa R, 187, 05508-090 Sao Paulo, SP (Brazil)

2013-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Scalar Nature of the Nuclear Density Functional  

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Because of the rotational invariance of the nuclear Hamiltonian, there exists a density functional for nuclei that depends only on two scalar densities. Practical calculations boil down to radial, one-dimensional ones.

B. G. Giraud

2008-01-22T23:59:59.000Z

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BNL | Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN) | Jobs  

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Current Job Openings at the Center for Functional Nanomaterials The CFN Jobs List is currently unavailable. You may search for CFN positions in the Lab's job list. About CFN The...

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Functions and the Unity of Mathematics  

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first used the word function in 1694 to describe quantities that varied along a ...... for our solar system in a ball which extends far out beyond the matter of the...

1910-30-12T23:59:59.000Z

317

Integrated Regulation of Growth and of Function  

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In vivo studies have shown that thyrotropin regulates thyroid growth and function. How TSH is able to exert these dramatic effects is not clear. The last decade has seen such refinements in cell culture system...

Margaret C. Eggo; Gerard N. Burrow

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The NJL Model for Quark Fragmentation Functions  

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A description of fragmentation functions which satisfy the momentum and isospin sum rules is presented in an effective quark theory. Concentrating on the pion fragmentation function, we first explain the reason why the elementary (lowest order) fragmentation process q ? q? is completely inadequate to describe the empirical data, although the crossed process ? ? qq describes the quark distribution functions in the pion reasonably well. Then, taking into account cascade-like processes in a modified jet-model approach, we show that the momentum and isospin sum rules can be satisfied naturally without introducing any ad-hoc parameters. We present numerical results for the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio model in the invariant mass regularization scheme, and compare the results with the empirical parametrizations. We argue that this NJL-jet model provides a very useful framework to calculate the fragmentation functions in an effective chiral quark theory.

T. Ito, W. Bentz, I. Cloet, A W Thomas, K. Yazaki

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Chemical vapor deposition of functionalized isobenzofuran polymers  

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This thesis develops a platform for deposition of polymer thin films that can be further tailored by chemical surface modification. First, we explore chemical vapor deposition of functionalized isobenzofuran films using ...

Olsson, Ylva Kristina

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Generalized Batchelor functions of isotropic turbulence  

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We generalize Batchelor's parameterization of the autocorrelation functions of isotropic turbulence in a form involving a product expansion with multiple small scales. The richer small scale structure acquired this way, compared to the usual Batchelor function, is necessary so that the associated energy spectrum approximate well actual spectra in the universal equilibrium range. We propose that the generalized function provides an approximation of arbitrary accuracy for actual spectra of isotropic turbulence over the universal equilibrium range. The degree of accuracy depends on the number of higher moments which are determinable and it is reflected in the number of small scales involved. The energy spectrum of the generalized function is derived, and for the case of two small scales is compared with data from high-resolution direct numerical simulations. We show that the compensated spectra (which illustrate the bottleneck effect) and dissipation spectra are encapsulated excellently, in accordance with our p...

Gravanis, Elias

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge Portals: Components, Functionalities, and Deployment Challenges  

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Knowledge Portals: Components, Functionalities, and Deployment Challenges Claudia Loebbecke University of Cologne Kevin Crowston Syracuse University School of Information Studies Abstract Knowledge Portals (KPs) are highly integrative Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) that promise to synthesize widely

Crowston, Kevin

322

Functional and Taxonomic Perspectives of Marine Biodiversity  

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The importance of biological diversity for the functioning of ecosystems has become the focus of a substantial body of literature, drawing on research in a wide variety of ecosystems. As discussed by Gamfeldt ...

Tasman P. Crowe; Roly Russell

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Physicochemically functional ultrathin films by interfacial polymerization  

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Interfacially-polymerized ultrathin films containing physicochemically functional groups are disclosed, both with and without supports. Various applications are disclsoed, including membrane electrodes, selective membranes and sorbents, biocompatible materials, targeted drug delivery, and narrow band optical absorbers.

Lonsdale, Harold K. (Bend, OR); Babcock, Walter C. (Bend, OR); Friensen, Dwayne T. (Bend, OR); Smith, Kelly L. (Bend, OR); Johnson, Bruce M. (Bend, OR); Wamser, Carl C. (West Linn, OR)

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Parabolic cylinder functions implemented in Matlab  

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Routines for computation of Weber's parabolic cylinder functions and their derivatives are implemented in Matlab for both moderate and great values of the argument. Standard, real solutions are considered. Tables of values are included.

E. Cojocaru

2009-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

325

Physicochemically functional ultrathin films by interfacial polymerization  

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Interfacially-polymerized ultrathin films containing physicochemically functional groups are disclosed, both with and without supports. Various applications are disclosed, including membrane electrodes, selective membranes and sorbents, biocompatible materials, targeted drug delivery, and narrow band optical absorbers. 3 figs.

Lonsdale, H.K.; Babcock, W.C.; Friensen, D.T.; Smith, K.L.; Johnson, B.M.; Wamser, C.C.

1990-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

326

Identification of new functions for BRCT domains  

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Our lab identified the tandem BRCT domains of PTIP function as a DNA damage responsive phospho binding domain that recognizes proteins phosphorylated by ATM and ATR after DNA damage. The PTIP tandem BRCT domains are ...

Mohammad, Duaa H

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Intermediate Scattering Function in Slow Neutron Scattering  

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The conditions under which the so-called intermediate scattering function occurring in the theory of slow neutron scattering and in the theory of the Mssbauer effect can be written in the form exp[-?2?(t)] have been explicitly stated; the intermediate scattering function is then factorizable into two parts; the part referred to in the paper as the displacement part gives on Fourier transformation a real space-time function which, quite unambiguously, has the meaning usually attributed to the Van Hove Gs(x,t) function; the other part arises out of the nucleus recoiling against the neutron. It is shown that for systems in thermal equilibrium, the recoil part can be expressed in terms of the displacement part. This relation enables one to take care of the recoil part in case a classical approximation is made for the dynamics of the scattering system.

A. Rahman

1963-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

328

MDF Form and Function (Text Version)  

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This is a text version of the Manufacturing Demonstration Facilities (MDF) Form and Function video, originally presented on March 12, 2012 at the MDF Workshop held in Chicago, Illinois.

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Functionalization and applications of carbon nanotubes  

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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) possess a unique set of electrical and mechanical properties and have been used in a variety of applications. In this thesis, we explore strategies to functionalize CNTs as well as applications which ...

Schnorr, Jan M. (Jan Markus)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electroweak fragmentation functions for dark matter annihilation  

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Electroweak corrections can play a crucial role in dark matter annihilation. The emission of gauge bosons, in particular, leads to a secondary flux consisting of all Standard Model particles, and may be described by electroweak fragmentation functions. To assess the quality of the fragmentation function approximation to electroweak radiation in dark matter annihilation, we have calculated the flux of secondary particles from gauge-boson emission in models with Majorana fermion and vector dark matter, respectively. For both models, we have compared cross sections and energy spectra of positrons and antiprotons after propagation through the galactic halo in the fragmentation function approximation and in the full calculation. Fragmentation functions fail to describe the particle fluxes in the case of Majorana fermion annihilation into light fermions: the helicity suppression of the lowest-order cross section in such models cannot be lifted by the leading logarithmic contributions included in the fragmentation f...

Cavasonza, Leila Ali; Pellen, Mathieu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Safety Management Functions, Responsibilities, and Authorities Manual  

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This Manual defines safety management functions, responsibilities, and authorities for DOE senior management with responsibilities for line, support, oversight, and enforcement actions. Canceled by DOE M 411.1-1A. Does not cancel other directives.

1997-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

332

6.20 Mapping Human Brain Function  

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0 612011 6.20 Mapping Human Brain Function Many mysteries of the human brain have been unraveled by positron emission tomography (PET), an imaging tool used worldwide to diagnose...

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Subtask 5: Functional nanostructured transparent electrode materials...  

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5: Functional nanostructured transparent electrode materials All papers by year Subtask 1 Subtask 2 Subtask 3 Subtask 4 Subtask 5 Jeon, K.-W. and Seo, D.-K.(2014)Concomitant...

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Modeling attacks on physical unclonable functions  

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We show in this paper how several proposed Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) can be broken by numerical modeling attacks. Given a set of challenge-response pairs (CRPs) of a PUF, our attacks construct a computer algorithm ...

Ulrich, Ruhrmair

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Extraction of Transversity and Collins Functions  

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We present a global re-analysis of recent experimental data on azimuthal asymmetries in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering, from the HERMES and COMPASS Collaborations, and in e{sup +}e{sup -} --> h_1h_2X processes, from the Belle Collaboration. The transversity distribution and the Collins functions are extracted simultaneously, in a revised analysis which also takes into account a new parameterization of the unknown functions.

Anselmino, Mauro [INFN-Torino (Italy); Boglione, Mariaelena [INFN-Torino (Italy); D'Alesio, Umberto [INFN Cagliari (Italy); Melis, Stefano [INFN-Torino (Italy); Murgia, Francesco [INFN Cagliari (Italy); Prokudin, Alexei [JLAB, Newport News, VA (United States)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inequalities for electron-field correlation functions  

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I show that there exists a class of inequalities between correlation functions of different orders of a chaotic electron field. These inequalities lead to the antibunching effect and are a consequence of the fact that electrons are fermions -- indistinguishable particles with antisymmetric states. The derivation of the inequalities is based on the known form of the correlation functions for the chaotic state and on the properties of matrices and determinants.

T. Tyc

2000-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

337

Designing Homes for Function and Safety  

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Designing Homes for Function and Safety Janie Harris Extension Specialist, Housing and Environment The Texas A&M University System The traditional home is designed for an able-bodied, nonelderly adult. Since that description fits less than 15...Designing Homes for Function and Safety Janie Harris Extension Specialist, Housing and Environment The Texas A&M University System The traditional home is designed for an able-bodied, nonelderly adult. Since that description fits less than 15...

Harris, Janie

2002-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

338

Statistics of correlation functions from molecular dynamics  

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The statistical uncertainty in the calculation of velocity autocorrelation functions and self-diffusion coefficients from molecular dynamics is empirically determined from the spread of the molecular-dynamics results for an ensemble of macroscopically identical systems. The experimental uncertainties of the velocity-autocorrelation-function values at equilibrium and in the presence of flow agree well with theoretical predictions. The uncertainty of the self-diffusion coefficient is found to decrease as the inverse square root of the averaging time.

I. Bitsanis; M. Tirrell; H. Ted Davis

1987-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

339

Quantum critical benchmark for density functional theory  

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Two electrons at the threshold of ionization represent a severe test case for electronic structure theory. A pseudospectral method yields a very accurate density of the two-electron ion with nuclear charge close to the critical value. Highly accurate energy components and potentials of Kohn-Sham density functional theory are given, as well as a useful parametrization of the critical density. The challenges for density functional approximations and the strength of correlation are also discussed.

Paul E. Grabowski; Kieron Burke

2014-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

340

Safety Management Functions, Responsibilities, and Authorities  

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This Manual provides the responsibilities of Headquarters and field element offices required by DOE P 411.1, Safety Management Functions, Responsibilities and Authorities Policy, dated 1-28-97. It also contains detailed requirements to supplement the policy's direction for each DOE organization having safety management functions to establish and maintain separate documentation of their responsibilities and authorities. Cancels DOE M 411.1-1A. Canceled by DOE M 411.1-1C.

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341

The Wave Function and Quantum Reality  

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We investigate the meaning of the wave function by analyzing the mass and charge density distributions of a quantum system. According to protective measurement, a charged quantum system has effective mass and charge density distributing in space, proportional to the square of the absolute value of its wave function. In a realistic interpretation, the wave function of a quantum system can be taken as a description of either a physical field or the ergodic motion of a particle. The essential difference between a field and the ergodic motion of a particle lies in the property of simultaneity; a field exists throughout space simultaneously, whereas the ergodic motion of a particle exists throughout space in a time-divided way. If the wave function is a physical field, then the mass and charge density will be distributed in space simultaneously for a charged quantum system, and thus there will exist gravitational and electrostatic self-interactions of its wave function. This not only violates the superposition principle of quantum mechanics but also contradicts experimental observations. Thus the wave function cannot be a description of a physical field but be a description of the ergodic motion of a particle. For the later there is only a localized particle with mass and charge at every instant, and thus there will not exist any self-interaction for the wave function. It is further argued that the classical ergodic models, which assume continuous motion of particles, cannot be consistent with quantum mechanics. Based on the negative result, we suggest that the wave function is a description of the quantum motion of particles, which is random and discontinuous in nature. On this interpretation, the square of the absolute value of the wave function not only gives the probability of the particle being found in certain locations, but also gives the probability of the particle being there. The suggested new interpretation of the wave function provides a natural realistic alternative to the orthodox interpretation, and it also implies that the de Broglie-Bohm theory and many-worlds interpretation are wrong and the dynamical collapse theories are in the right direction by admitting wavefunction collapse.

Gao Shan [Unit for History and Philosophy of Science and Centre for Time, SOPHI, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006 (Australia)

2011-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Coulomb wave functions in momentum space  

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Abstract An algorithm to calculate non-relativistic partial-wave Coulomb functions in momentum space is presented. The arguments are the Sommerfeld parameter ? , the angular momentum l , the asymptotic momentum q and the running momentum p , where both momenta are real. Since the partial-wave Coulomb functions exhibit singular behavior when p ? q , different representations of the Legendre functions of the 2nd kind need to be implemented in computing the functions for the values of p close to the singularity and far away from it. The code for the momentum-space Coulomb wave functions is applicable for values of | ? | in the range of 1 0 ? 1 to 10 , and thus is particularly suited for momentum space calculations of nuclear reactions. Program Summary Program title: libcwfn Catalogue identifier: AEUQ_v1_0 Program summary URL:http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/summaries/AEUQ_v1_0.html Program obtainable from: CPC Program Library, Queens University, Belfast, N. Ireland Licensing provisions: Standard CPC licence, http://cpc.cs.qub.ac.uk/licence/licence.html No. of lines in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 864503 No. of bytes in distributed program, including test data, etc.: 7178021 Distribution format: tar.gz Programming language: Fortran 90, Fortran 77, Python, make (GNU Make dialect), GNU Bash shell interpreter (available as /bin/bash). Computer: Apple Powermac (Intel Xeon), ASUS K53U (AMD E-350 (Dual Core)), DELL Precision T3500 (Intel Xeon), NERSC Carver (Intel Nehalem Quad Core). Operating system: Linux, Windows (using Cygwin). RAM: less than 512 Mbytes Classification: 17.8, 17.13, 17.16. Nature of problem: The calculation of partial wave Coulomb functions with integer l and all other arguments real. Solution method: Computing the value of the function using explicit formulae and algorithms. Running time: Less than 1 0 ? 3 s.

V. Eremenko; N.J. Upadhyay; I.J. Thompson; Ch. Elster; F.M. Nunes; G. Arbanas; J.E. Escher; L. Hlophe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Size distribution functions for rock fragments  

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Abstract The capacity of 17 functions to represent the size distribution of fragmented rock is assessed on 1234 data sets of screened fragments from blasted and crushed rock of different origins, of sizes ranging from 0.002 to 2000mm. The functions evaluated are Weibull, Grady, log-normal, log-logistic and Gilvarry, in their plain, re-scaled and bi-component forms, and also the Swebrec distribution and its bi-component extension. In terms of determination coefficient, the Weibull is the best two-parameter function for describing rock fragments, with a median R2 of 0.9886. Among re-scaled, three-parameter distributions, Swebrec and Weibull lead with median R2 values of 0.9976 and 0.9975, respectively. Weibull and Swebrec distributions tie again as best bi-component, with median R2 of 0.9993. Re-scaling generally reduces the unexplained variance by a factor of about four with respect to the plain function; bi-components further reduce this unexplained variance by a factor of about two to three. Size-prediction errors are calculated in four zones: coarse, central, fines and very fines. Expected and maximum errors in the different ranges are discussed. The extended Swebrec is the best fitting function across the whole passing range for most types of data. Bimodal Weibull and Grady distributions follow, except for the coarse range, where re-scaled forms are preferable. Considering the extra difficulty in fitting a five-parameter function with respect to a three-parameter one, re-scaled functions are the best choice if data do not extend far below 20% passing. If the focus is on the fine range, some re-scaled distributions may still do (Weibull, Swebrec and Grady, with maximum errors of 1520% at 8% passing), but serious consideration should be given to bi-component distributions, especially extended Swebrec, bimodal Weibull and bimodal Grady.

Jos A. Sanchidrin; Finn Ouchterlony; Pablo Segarra; Peter Moser

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mixed variational potentials and inherent symmetries of the CahnHilliard theory of diffusive phase separation  

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...principle in the extended (mixed) space of the concentration and chemical...Cahn-Hilliard theory based on the time-space-discrete two-field variational...computing based on the Petsc library [23,24]. The Newton-Raphson...detailed comparison of alternative space-time discretizations with...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Design of Inherently Safer Complex Reactive Processes: Application on the N-Oxidation of Alkylpyridines  

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environment, with the additional potential to overpressurize the reaction vessel and/or trigger secondary decompositions of the product. The decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is exacerbated during the N-oxidation of higher order alkylpyridines due to the mass...

Pineda Solano, Alba Lucia

2014-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - achieving inherent safety Sample Search...  

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and Information Sciences 2 The Goal Structuring Notation A Safety Argument Notation Tim Kelly and Rob Weaver Summary: that their systems achieve acceptable levels of safety. These...

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Development of a hierarchical fuzzy model for the evaluation of inherent safety  

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Analysis (HAZOP) ...... 37 3.2.1.2 Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)................ 38 ix CHAPTER Page 3.2.1.3 Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) ................................. 38 3.2.1.4 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA... Analysis (HAZOP) ...... 37 3.2.1.2 Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA)................ 38 ix CHAPTER Page 3.2.1.3 Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) ................................. 38 3.2.1.4 Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA...

Gentile, Michela

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

348

The Inherent Inefficiency of the Point-to-Point Congestion Revenue Right Auction  

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right, electricity auction, simultaneous feasibility, transmission pricing. 1 Introduction Financial

Oren, Shmuel S.

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Geometric frustration inherent to the trillium lattice, a sublattice of the B20 structure  

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We study the classical Heisenberg model on a recently identified three dimensional corner-shared equilateral triangular lattice, a magnetic sublattice to a large class of systems with the symmetry group P213. Since the degree of geometric frustration of the nearest neighbor antiferromagnetic model on this lattice lies on the border between the pyrochlore (not ordered) and hexagonal (ordered) lattices, it is nontrivial to predict its ground state. Using a classical rotor model, we find an ordered ground state with wave vector (2?3a0,0,0) featuring 120 rotated spins on each triangle. However, a mean field approximation on this lattice fails to find an ordered ground state, finding instead a nontrivially degenerate ground state. As the mean field approach is known to agree with Monte Carlo on the pyrochlore lattice, the reasons for this discrepancy are discussed. We also discuss the possible relevance of our results to MnSi.

John M. Hopkinson and Hae-Young Kee

2006-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

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The complexities of the brain and nervous system make neuroscience an inherently interdisciplinary  

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neuroscientists focus mostly on representations and processes such as attention and memory. The Oxford Handbook the diverse perspectives that make up this field, The Oxford Handbook of Social Neuroscience brings together O G Y Oxford Handbooks offer authoritative and up-to-date reviews of original research

Kawato, Mitsuo

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The potential energy landscape and inherent dynamics of a hard-sphere fluid  

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Hard-sphere models exhibit many of the same kinds of supercooled-liquid behavior as more realistic models of liquids, but the highly non-analytic character of their potentials makes it a challenge to think of that behavior in potential-energy-landscape terms. We show here that it is possible to calculate an important topological property of hard-sphere landscapes, the geodesic pathways through those landscapes, and to do so without artificially coarse-graining or softening the potential. We show, moreover, that the rapid growth of the lengths of those pathways with increasing packing fraction quantitatively predicts the precipitous decline in diffusion constants in a glass-forming hard-sphere mixture model. The geodesic paths themselves can be considered as defining the intrinsic dynamics of hard spheres, so it is also revealing to find that they (and therefore the features of the underlying potential-energy landscape) correctly predict the occurrence of dynamic heterogeneity and non-zero values of the non-Gaussian parameter. The success of these landscape predictions for the dynamics of such a singular model emphasizes that there is more to potential energy landscapes than is revealed by looking at the minima and saddle points.

Qingqing Ma; Richard M. Stratt

2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

352

E-Print Network 3.0 - applications inherent healing Sample Search...  

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as the Yan Chao Yuan, Summary: applications, because the healed portion has higher fracture toughness than the matrix, subsequent cracking... Self-Healing Polymeric Materials...

353

On the inherent asymmetric nature of the complementary relationship of evaporation  

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), thus it took some time before his idea was put into practice by Brutsaert and Stricker [1979 be considered as the apparent potential evaporation. [4] In Brutsaert and Stricker's [1979] Advection is the Priestley-Taylor parameter. Employing the so-defined terms of (1), Brutsaert and Stricker [1979] assumed

Szilagyi, Jozsef

354

Inherent Safety Analysis of a Propane Precooled Gas-Phase Liquified Natural Gas Process  

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Refrigeration is widely used in chemical and petrochemical industries and in the liquefaction of gases including natural gas (LNG). ... Conventional refrigeration processes such as the single mixed refrigerant process and the cascade refrigerant process operate by evaporation of the refrigerant. ...

Nipen M. Shah; Andrew F. A. Hoadley; G. P. Rangaiah

2009-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

355

Function Biomedical Informatics Research Network Recommendations for Prospective Multi-Center Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies  

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10.1002/jmri.23572. Function Biomedical Informatics Researchstudy performed by Biomedical Informatics Research Network.of information in distributed biomedical collaboratories.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Functional materials: electronics, information and sensors  

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Functional materials are those that have properties enabling them to preform a specific functional purpose, e.g. electrical, magnetic or optical. The rapid development of the technology of transistors and intergrated circuits will continue into the future with design incorporating new materials, notably gallium arsenide. Silica glass is finding increasing application in photonics, light emitting diodes and optical fibres for telephone cables. Optical-fibre technology depends on reliable and durable lasers which now use compound semiconductors such as indium-gallium-arsenide phosphide. It is anticipated that new materials application (indium-gallium-arsenide phosphide) will contribute towards progress in photovoltaics. Interest in superconducting material has heightened during 1980s with the promise that high-temperature superconductivity offers for more-efficient power generation and transmission. In future advantage will come from developing economic and reliable ways of producing functional materials to meet increasing demand.

Merton C. Flemings

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

Low work function thermionic emission materials  

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Thermionic energy conversion in a microminiature format shows potential as a viable, high efficiency, on-chip power source. Microminiature thermionic converters (MTC) with inter-electrode spacings on the order of microns are currently being prototyped and evaluated at Sandia. The remaining enabling technology is the development of low work function materials and processes than can be integrated into these converters. In this report, the authors demonstrate a method of incorporating thin film emitters into converters using rf sputtering. They find that the resultant films possess a minimum work function of 1.2 eV. Practical energy conversion is hindered by surface work function non-uniformity. They postulate the source of this heterogeneity to be a result of limited bulk and surface transport of barium. Several methods are proposed for maximizing transport, including increased film porosity and the use of metal terminating layers. They demonstrate a novel method for incorporating film porosity based on metal interlayer coalescence.

Zavadil, K.R.; King, D.B.; Ruffner, J.A.

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF NORMAL AND SUPERCONDUCTING ELECTRON LIQUIDS: EXPLICIT  

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DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF NORMAL AND SUPERCONDUCTING ELECTRON LIQUIDS: EXPLICIT FUNCTIONALS VIA?th University Nathan, Queensland 4111, Australia Abstract The basic idea of density functional theory is to map potential which is a functional of the density. The central task of density functional theory is to #12;nd

Gross, E.K.U.

359

Approximate inference for spatial functional data on massively parallel processors  

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With continually increasing data sizes, the relevance of the big n problem of classical likelihood approaches is greater than ever. The functional mixed-effects model is a well established class of models for analyzing functional data. Spatial functional ... Keywords: Functional data analysis, Functional mixed-effects model, GPU, Gaussian processes, Likelihood analysis, Operator approximations

Lars Lau Rakt; Bo Markussen

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

TRANSVERSE POLARIZATION DISTRIBUTION AND FRAGMENTATION FUNCTIONS  

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The authors discuss transverse polarization distribution and fragmentation functions, in particular, T-odd functions with transverse momentum dependence, which might be relevant for the description of single transverse spin asymmetries. The role of intrinsic transverse momentum in the expansion in inverse powers of the hard scale is elaborated upon. The sin {phi} single spin asymmetry in the process e {rvec p} {r_arrow} e{prime} {pi}{sup +} X as recently reported by the HERMES Collaboration is investigated, in particular, by using the bag model.

BOER,D.

2000-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon nanotubes: from production to functional composites  

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In this paper, we present our work on carbon nanotubes, including our most recent results, in two important fields: production of carbon nanotubes itself and fabrication of carbon nanotube based composites with enhanced functionality. Firstly, we focus on the three main carbon nanotube production techniques, namely electric arc, laser evaporation and CVD. Based on our results, for each method the importance of the key parameters is highlighted. A comparison of production possibilities towards commercialisation concludes this section. Secondly, we report on the synthesis of a soluble and highly functional polyaniline/carbon nanotube composite and emphasise the general importance of conformational changes in order to achieve proper carbon nanotube??matrix interactions.

A.M. Benito; W.K. Maser; M.T. Martinez

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Comparison of ?Z-structure function models  

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The ?Z-box is an important contribution to the proton's weak charge. The ?Z-box is calculated dispersively and depends on ?Z-structure functions, F{sub 1,2,3}{sup ?Z}(x,Q{sup 2}). At present there is no data for these structure functions and they must be modeled by modifying existing fits to electromagnetic data. Each group that has studied the ?Z-box used different modifications. The results of the PVDIS experiment at Jefferson Lab may provide a first test of the validity of each group's models. I present details of the different models and their predictions for the PVDIS result.

Rislow, Benjamin C. [Department of Physics, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187 (United States)

2013-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

363

Race Correction in Pulmonary-Function Testing  

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Tests of pulmonary function and radiographic imaging of the chest are the two key methods used in diagnostic evaluation of patients with pulmonary disease. Unlike blood pressure, acceptable normal values vary from person to person and from one demographic group to another. The first studies, in 1846... Tests of pulmonary function and radiographic imaging of the chest are the two key methods used in diagnostic evaluation of patients with pulmonary disease. Unlike blood pressure, acceptable normal values vary from person to person and from one demographic ...

Scanlon P.D.; Shriver M.D.

2010-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

364

Functional Keldysh theory of spin torques  

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Functional Keldysh theory of spin torques R. A. Duine,1,* A. S. N??ez, 2,? Jairo Sinova,3,? and A. H. MacDonald4,? 1Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht, The Netherlands 2Instituto de F?sica, PUCV...Functional Keldysh theory of spin torques R. A. Duine,1,* A. S. N??ez, 2,? Jairo Sinova,3,? and A. H. MacDonald4,? 1Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht, The Netherlands 2Instituto de F?sica, PUCV...

Duine, R. A.; Nunez, A. S.; Sinova, Jairo; MacDonald, A. H.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Periodically Intermittent Stabilization of Delayed Neural Networks Based on Piecewise Lyapunov Functions/Functionals  

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This paper is concerned with the stabilization problem of delayed neural networks via a periodically intermittent controller. Two cases of time-varying bounded delays are considered: one is the time-varying delay without any constraints on the delay ... Keywords: Delayed neural networks, Intermittent control, Linear matrix inequalities, Piecewise Lyapunov functions/functionals

Wu-Hua Chen, Jiacheng Zhong, Zhiyong Jiang, Xiaomei Lu

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

FUNCTIONAL ANNOTATION OF OIL PALM GENES USING AN AUTOMATED BIOINFORMATICS APPROACH FUNCTIONAL ANNOTATION OF OIL PALM  

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FUNCTIONAL ANNOTATION OF OIL PALM GENES USING AN AUTOMATED BIOINFORMATICS APPROACH 35 FUNCTIONAL ANNOTATION OF OIL PALM GENES USING AN AUTOMATED BIOINFORMATICS APPROACH LAURA B WILLIS*; PHILIP A LESSARDBank, and duplicate entries were eliminated by pairwise BLAST searches, resulting in a collection of unique oil palm

Sinskey, Anthony J.

367

potential function derived from the original weak membrane energy function that promotes formation of discontinuities, through the variation of a control parameter.  

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131 potential function derived from the original weak membrane energy function that promotes function is approached rather than being approximated, the original intent of the objective function a sequence of objective functions that more closely approximate the original objective function

Duncan, James S.

368

Nucleomorph genomes: structure, function, origin and evolution  

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Nucleomorph genomes: structure, function, origin and evolution John M. Archibald Summary and four genomes--two nuclear genomes, an endosymbiont- derived plastid genome and a mitochondrial genome derived from the host cell. Like mitochondrial and plastid genomes, the genome of the endosymbiont nucleus

Archibald, John

369

Green's Functions and the Ising Model  

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The results of Tahir-Kheli, Doman, and ter Haar for the correlation functions of the Ising ferromagnet are extended, and the nature of the possible approximate solutions for the magnetization, critical temperature, and short-range order are indicated for the spin- case.

R. L. Bell

1966-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

370

An Online Algorithm for Maximizing Submodular Functions  

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SUBMODULAR COVER problem (which is a generalization of the MIN SUM SET COVER problem and the related PIPELINED SET COVER problem) and what we call BUDGETED MAXIMUM SUBMODULAR COVERAGE (which generalizesAn Online Algorithm for Maximizing Submodular Functions Matthew Streeter Daniel Golovin December 20

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An Online Algorithm for Maximizing Submodular Functions  

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SUM SUBMODULAR COVER problem (which is a generalization of the MIN SUM SET COVER problem and the related PIPELINED SET COVER problem) and what we call BUDGETED MAXIMUM SUBMODULAR COVERAGE (whichAn Online Algorithm for Maximizing Submodular Functions Matthew Streeter Daniel Golovin December 20

372

The dilogarithm function for complex argument  

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...any one of these ve-term relations may be derived from any of the others by use of the transformations given above as well as rede ning the variables in the arguments of the functions. Moreover, any number of single-variable relations may be obtained by...

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Density Functional Theory Approach to Nuclear Fission  

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The Skyrme nuclear energy density functional theory (DFT) is used to model neutron-induced fission in actinides. This paper focuses on the numerical implementation of the theory. In particular, it reports recent advances in DFT code development on leadership class computers, and presents a detailed analysis of the numerical accuracy of DFT solvers for near-scission calculations.

N. Schunck

2013-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

374

Modern applications of covariant density functional theory  

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Modern applications of Covariant Density Functional Theory (CDFT) are discussed. First we show a systematic investigation of fission barriers in actinide nuclei within constraint relativistic mean field theory allowing for triaxial deformations. In the second part we discuss a microscopic theory of quantum phase transitions (QPT) based on the relativistic generator coordinate method.

P. Ring; H. Abusara; A. V. Afanasjev; G. A. Lalazissis; T. Niksic; D. Vretenar

2011-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer Simulations Reveal Multiple Functions for Aromatic  

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Computer Simulations Reveal Multiple Functions for Aromatic Residues in Cellulase Enzymes NREL researchers use high-performance computing to demonstrate fundamental roles of aromatic residues in cellulase enzyme tunnels. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) computer simulations of a key indus- trial

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Functional Area Qualification Standard Job Task Analyses  

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FAQS Job Task Analyses are performed on the Function Area Qualification Standards. The FAQS Job Task Analyses consists of: Developing a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job such as the duties and responsibilities which include determining their levels of importance and frequency. Identifying and evaluating competencies. Last step is evaluating linkage between job tasks and competencies.

377

Signal probability calculations using partial functional manipulation  

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. 41 1. 39 2. 78 2. 00 4. 91 4. 45 4. 47 9. 58 10. 08 17. 13 Table V shows the machine specific statistics on the cpu time for the partial functional technique, using the best ordering. The runs were made on a SUN Sparc2 workstation...

Kodavarti, Ravishankar

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Scott Yost The Citadel HYPERGEOMETRIC FUNCTIONS AND  

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propagating between i i E l li iinteractions. External lines represent scattering particles. The quantum... . . . ... Scott Yost ­ The Citadel HYPERGEOMETRIC FUNCTIONS AND FEYNMAN DIAGRAMSFEYNMAN #12;OVERVIEW S.A. YostCollege of Charleston April 17, 2009 OVERVIEW I will describe the hypergeometric

Yost, Scott

379

Choosing Membership Functions of Linguistic Terms  

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for buildings, shower control and mobile robots [3], [4]. The use of fuzzy logic is not limited to control based on what might loosely be called `fuzzy control principles'. The paper highlights a number of membership functions that de- velopers of fuzzy systems outside the paradigm of fuzzy control may consider

Garibaldi, Jon

380

MATLAB Functions for Profiled Estimation of  

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MATLAB Functions for Profiled Estimation of Differential Equations Giles Hooker June 23, 2010: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2 Example: FitzHugh-Nagumo Equations 5 3 MATLAB Objects Needed for the Estimation. 6 3.1 Cell is designed to accompany a Matlab software package that esti- mates the parameters in differential equation

Keinan, Alon

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381

Zeta Function Methods and Quantum Fluctuations  

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A review of some recent advances in zeta function techniques is given, in problems of pure mathematical nature but also as applied to the computation of quantum vacuum fluctuations in different field theories, and specially with a view to cosmological applications.

Emilio Elizalde

2007-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

382

Human Resources Security Access Matrix Function Training  

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June 2013 Human Resources Security Access Matrix Function Training Course Required Class Mode Training Course Prerequisite Security Access Form Required Contact for Additional Information Complete Electronic I-9 Forms REC001: I-9 /E-Verify Web Training OR Online OR None Electronic I-9 Security Access Form

Wu, Shin-Tson

383

Automatic Methods for Predicting Functionally Important Residues  

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Pazos and Alfonso Valencia* Protein Design Group National Center for Biotechnology, Cantoblanco Madrid of protein families into subfamilies in the search for those positions that could have some functional families, testing the statistical meaning of the Tree-determinant residues predicted by three different

Pazos, Florencio

384

Political Advertising in Kuwait A Functional Analysis  

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Political Advertising in Kuwait A Functional Analysis Jasem Alqaseer Abstract: Most political (Kaid, 2006). In general, political advertising studies focused on the content of political advertising especially on the subject of issues vs. images in advertising. In addition, many studies of political

Almor, Amit

385

Protein-protein interaction Functional Genomics  

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., (2007) Molecular Systems Biology ­ ~300 purifications · E. coli ­ Butland G et al., (2005) Nature ­ 857 ­ Krogan et al., (2006) · 547 complexes, 2600 bait protein, 4000 prey proteins · Human ­ Ewing RB et al of the effects of the individual strains · Highly functional interaction ­ Collins SR et al. (2007) Nature test

Spang, Rainer

386

Safety Management Functions, Responsibilities, and Authorities Manual  

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This Manual is a mechanism for implementing the Department's guiding principles established in DOE P 450.4 and the safety management functions outlined in DOE P 411.1 Cancels DOE M 411.1-1. Canceled by DOE M 411.1-1B.

1999-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

387

Tactile Feeling Display using Functional Electrical Stimulation  

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that are properly weighted. The other is to use anodic current stimulation as well as cathodic current. We also, electrocutaneous, array elec- trodes, anodic stimulation, functional electrical stimula- tion 1. Introduction is to use arrayed electrodes instead of single one. The other is to use anodic current as a stimulation

Tachi, Susumu

388

Brain dynamics promotes function Carlos Lourenco  

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Brain dynamics promotes function Carlos Louren¸co 1 Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, 1049-001 Lisboa - Portugal Abstract. Dynamical structure in the brain promotes biological func- tion. Computational scientists have new opportunities to receive 'algorithmic' inspiration from brain processes

Lisboa, Universidade Técnica de

389

Function-based, biologically inspired concept generation  

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The natural world provides numerous cases for inspiration in engineering design. Biological organisms, phenomena, and strategies, which we refer to as biological systems, provide a rich set of analogies. These systems provide insight into sustainable ... Keywords: Biologically Inspired, Concept Generation, Engineering Design, Function-Based Design

Jacquelyn k. s. Nagel; Robert l. Nagel; Robert b. Stone; Daniel a. Mcadams

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

An Explicit Formula For The Divisor Function  

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The details for the construction of an explicit formula for the divisors function d(n) = #{d | n} are formalized in this article. This formula facilitates a unified approach to the investigation of the error terms of the divisor problem and circle problem.

N. A. Carella

2014-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

391

Original article Skeletal muscularity and heart function  

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Original article Skeletal muscularity and heart function in growing piglets R Geers G Parduyns V- cularity. Electrocardiogram-parameters (frequency rise, ST-elevation, heart rate expressed as mean values heart rate were, and the lower the speed of ultrasound through the muscle tissue, by the higher the mean

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

392

The characteristic function of optical evolution  

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The master equation of quantum optical density operator is transformed to the equation of characteristic function. The parametric amplification and amplitude damping as well as the phase damping are considered. The solution for the most general initial quantum state is obtained for parametric amplification and amplitude damping. The purity of one mode Gaussian system and the entanglement of two mode Gaussian system are studied.

Xiao-yu Chen

2006-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

393

Revealing Electron Delocalization through the Source Function  

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The source function (SF) introduced in late 90s by Bader and Gatti quantifies the influence of each atom in a system in determining the amount of electron density at a given point, regardless of the atoms remote or close location with respect to the ...

Emanuele Monza; Carlo Gatti; Leonardo Lo Presti; Emanuele Ortoleva

2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

394

Master's Thesis Density Functional Theory for  

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of the information found during my work. v #12;vi #12;Contents Abstract #12;Abstract This thesis presents a number of results for basic quantum mechanical models intended to be used in the development of density functional theory for systems with edges. Following previous work

Armiento, Rickard

395

Hindawi Publishing Corporation Comparative and Functional Genomics  

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Hindawi Publishing Corporation Comparative and Functional Genomics Volume 2007, Article ID 47304, 7 pages doi:10.1155/2007/47304 Meeting Report eGenomics: Cataloguing Our Complete Genome Collection III, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA 3 The Institute for Genomic Research, 9712 Medical

Newcastle upon Tyne, University of

396

Implicit function modeling of neuron morphology  

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Implicit functions are used to develop solid models of individual neurons as viewed at the limit of optical resolution. Stick models generated by the L-system grammars for several neuron types (pyramidal, stellate and motor cells) serve as the basis...

Tewari, Sandeep

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

397

Unitary symmetry, combinatorics, and special functions  

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From 1967 to 1994, Larry Biedenham and I collaborated on 35 papers on various aspects of the general unitary group, especially its unitary irreducible representations and Wigner-Clebsch-Gordan coefficients. In our studies to unveil comprehensible structures in this subject, we discovered several nice results in special functions and combinatorics. The more important of these will be presented and their present status reviewed.

Louck, J.D.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

398

Bioadhesion in ascidians: a developmental and functional genomics perspective  

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...ascidians: a developmental and functional genomics perspective Roberta Pennati 1 Ute Rothbacher...knowledge from a developmental and functional genomics point of view can advance our understanding...bioadhesion|ascidians|papillae|functional genomics|gene networks| 1. Introduction The...

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Asymptotic Green's function in homogeneous anisotropic viscoelastic media  

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...Green's function in realistic anisotropic viscoelastic materials...isotropic and some simple anisotropic media, the Green's function...function is calculated in two anisotropic viscoelastic materials: clay shale and carbon-epoxy composite...

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Time Dependent Density Functional Theory Application to Extended Systems  

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Time Dependent Density Functional Theory Application to Extended Systems Francesco Sottile Facility (ETSF) Donostia, 25 July 2007 Time Dependent Density Functional Theory Francesco Sottile #12 Density Functional Theory Francesco Sottile #12;Linear Periodic systems ALDA The Quest for the Holy

Botti, Silvana

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401

Power functions and envelopes for unit root tests  

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This paper studies power functions and envelopes for covariate augmented unit root tests. The power functions are calculated by integrating the characteristic function, allowing accurate evaluation of the power envelope ...

Juhl, Ted P.; Xiao, Z. J.

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Invertible extensions of continuous maps Real symmetric functions  

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Invertible extensions of continuous maps Real symmetric functions Covering dimension Bass and topological stable rank Real symmetric extensions of invertible tuples of multivariable continuous functions;Invertible extensions of continuous maps Real symmetric functions Covering dimension Bass and topological

Mortini, Raymond

403

Iterated Green Functions 1 This article has appeared in  

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Iterated Green Functions 1-120. Sharp estimates for iterated Green functions H.-Ch. Grunau 1 and G. Sweers 2 (poly)harmonic Green functions corresponding to zero Dirichlet boundary c* *on- ditions

Grunau, Hans-Christoph

404

Functional Integrative Levels in the Human Interactome Recapitulate Organ Organization  

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Functional Integrative Levels in the Human Interactome Recapitulate Organ Organization Ouissem, Marseille, France, 3 Institut Pasteur, Tunis, Tunisia, 4 Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics Research spatio-temporal information by construction. However, the specialized functions of the differentiated

Boyer, Edmond

405

Husimi distribution function and one-dimensional Ising model  

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Husimi distribution function for the one-dimensional Ising model is obtained. One-point and joint distribution functions are calculated and their thermal behaviour are discussed.

F. Kheirandish

2005-12-24T23:59:59.000Z

406

The Development of the Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Intimacy Scale  

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Functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP) is a contextual behavior therapy that targets idiographic behaviors relevant to interpersonal functioning. FAP often targets issues with intimacy, defined as behavior ex...

Rachel C. Leonard; Lindsey E. Knott; Eric B. Lee; Sonia Singh

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Electronic Packaging Materials and Their Functions in Thermal Managements  

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Advanced electronic packaging materials play a key role in the proper functioning and useful life of the packaged electronic assembly. These functions mainly include electrical conduction, electrical insulatio...

Xingcun Colin Tong

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Hydrogen-bond acidic functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with...  

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Hydrogen-bond acidic functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with covalently-bound hexafluoroisopropanol groups. Hydrogen-bond acidic functionalized carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with...

409

Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves Its Biostability...  

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Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves Its Biostability and Specificity. Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves Its Biostability and Specificity....

410

Alternative Electrostatic Green's Function for a Long Tube. ...  

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Alternative Electrostatic Green's Function for a Long Tube. Alternative Electrostatic Green's Function for a Long Tube. Abstract: This note describes an expression for the...

411

CRAD, Safety Functions Assessment Plan | Department of Energy  

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Safety Functions Assessment Plan CRAD, Safety Functions Assessment Plan Performance Objective: Management should be proactive in addressing safety-related issues. Management should...

412

Thiol-Ene Induced Diphosphonic Acid Functionalization of Superparamagn...  

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Abstract: Multi-functional organic molecules represent an interesting challenge for nanoparticle functionalization due to the potential for undesirable interactions between the...

413

Movement Control And Cortical Activation In Functional Ankle Instability.  

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??Background: Functional ankle instability (FI) is a common development following first-time lateral ankle sprain, resulting in functional limitations. Local tissue damage has not been a (more)

Anderson, Kathleen Marie

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Effects of Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups on Supercapacitor...  

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Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups on Supercapacitor Performance. Effects of Oxygen-Containing Functional Groups on Supercapacitor Performance. Abstract: Molecular dynamics (MD)...

415

The Inhibitor DBMIB Provides Insight into the Functional Architecture...  

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The Inhibitor DBMIB Provides Insight into the Functional Architecture of the Qo Site in the Cytochrome b(6)f Complex . The Inhibitor DBMIB Provides Insight into the Functional...

416

Functional Genomics of Nervous System Development and Disease .  

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??The goal of functional genomics is to elucidate the relationship between an organism's genotype and phenotype. A key characteristic of functional genomics is the use (more)

Miller, Michael Ryan

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Metaphysical presuppositions and biological functions: a defense of a non-naturalized account of function  

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to detect a difference in what is being requested: "What is the function of the human windpipe?" versus "What is the function of a car's exhaust pipe?" Certainly no analysis should begin by assuming that the two sorts are wildly different, or that oiily... to handle defective or malfunctioning organs (which, one strongly senses, have functions despite their inability to perform them) and trait tokens (as opposed to trait types, since a token organ's existence must precede any effects it has), one must modify...

Mullen, John Tholfsen

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

418

Diversity and function from the ground up : Microbial mediation of wetland plant structure and ecosystem function via nitrogen fixation  

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functions such as water purification, coastal stabilization,stabilization, and water purification function of wetlandsPrimary Productivity Water purification nests Surface

Moseman, Serena M

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Diversity and function from the ground up : microbial mediation of wetland plant structure and ecosystem function via nitrogen fixation  

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functions such as water purification, coastal stabilization,stabilization, and water purification function of wetlandsPrimary Productivity Water purification nests Surface

Moseman, Serena Maria

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

O:\A76\FAIR\Fair Act 2008\Guidance\PDF\GUIDE TO INVENTORY SUBMISSION ATTCH 2.pdf.prn.pdf  

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2 2 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY / OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT 2008 IGCA INVENTORY GUIDE TO INVENTORY SUBMISSION This document presents the instructions for submission of the 2008 Department of Energy (DOE) Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities (IGCA) Inventory. This inventory will be used to respond to various reporting requirements including, but not limited to, the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998, Public Law 105-270 (FAIR Act) and the inventory of inherently governmental activities required by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). It is important to note that for the 2008 IGCA Inventory, the Under Secretary for National Nuclear Security is requiring the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) office at headquarters to obtain, review and submit for inclusion in the Department's complete IGCA

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Fair Act Inventory | Department of Energy  

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Fair Act Inventory Fair Act Inventory Fair Act Inventory This page provides guidance for submission of the DOE FAIR Act Inventory, or otherwise known as the Inherently Governmental Commercial Activities (IGCA) Inventory. This inventory will be used to respond to various reporting requirements including, but not limited to, the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act of 1998, Public Law 105-270 (FAIR Act) and the inventory of inherently governmental activities required by OMB. OMB requires the submission of the IGCA Inventory in a specified electronic format. As a result, an updated version of the collection tool used last year is provided along with this guidance. This data collection tool is somewhat different than the tool used by OMB. However, the data fields can be easily converted to the OMB tool and will be completed by OPAM.

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O:\A76\FAIR\Fair Act 2008\Guidance\PDF\COLLECTION TOOL TRAINING.pdf.prn.pdf  

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FY 2008 IGCA Inventory Data Collection FY 2008 IGCA Inventory Data Collection FY 2008 IGCA Inventory Data Collection Office of Procurement & Assistance Management Objective Objective Familiarize you with the Excel spreadsheet being provided for Familiarize you with the Excel spreadsheet being provided for collecting the FY 2008 Inherently Governmental and Commercial collecting the FY 2008 Inherently Governmental and Commercial Activities Inventory. The collection tool enables the user to s Activities Inventory. The collection tool enables the user to s ee ee side by side previous and current year data side by side previous and current year data - - allowing an allowing an "apples with apples" comparison. The spreadsheet provides "apples with apples" comparison. The spreadsheet provides

423

Functional Area Qualification Standards | Department of Energy  

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Services » Assistance » Federal Technical Capability Program » Services » Assistance » Federal Technical Capability Program » Functional Area Qualification Standards Functional Area Qualification Standards Qualification Standard Qualification Standard Number Approved Aviation Manager DOE-STD-1165-2003 (CN-1) 2009-12 Aviation Safety Officer DOE-STD-1164-2003 (CN-1) 2010-01 Chemical Processing DOE-STD-1176-2010 2010-02 Civil/Structural Engineering DOE-STD-1182-2004 2004-03 Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment DOE-STD-1168-2013 2013-10 Construction Management DOE-STD-1180-2004 2004-03 Criticality Safety DOE-STD-1173-2009 2009-04 Deactivation and Decommissioning DOE-STD-1166-2003 2003-09 Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight DOE-STD-1170-2007 2007-08 Emergency Management DOE-STD-1177-2004 2004-01

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FTCP Functional Area Qualification Standards - TEMPLATE  

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DOE-STD-XXXX-20XX Draft: Month Year DOE STANDARD NAME OF FUNCTIONAL AREA FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program website at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ This FAQS template has been derived from DOE FTCP Operational Plans over the years as a "best practice format" after FTCP member-composed teams have provided valuable recommendations on important FAQS elements. It is expected that the FAQS template be followed wherever possible, and only deviated-from for good reason. FAQS Sponsors should have a written basis

425

Wigner-function description of EPR experiment  

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We provide a detailed description of the EPR paradox (in the Bohm version) for a two qubit-state in the discrete Wigner function formalism. We compare the probability distributions for two qubit relevant to simultaneously-measurable observables (computed from the Wigner function) with the probability distributions representing two perfectly-correlated classic particles in a discrete phase-space. We write in both cases the updating formulae after a measure, thus obtaining a mathematical definition of \\textit{classic collapse} and \\textit{quantum collapse}. We study, with the EPR experiment, the joint probability distributions of Alice's and Bob's qubit before and after the measure, analyzing the non-local effects. In particular, we give a more precise definition of locality, which we call m-locality: we show that quantum systems may violate this kind of locality, thus preserving, in an EPR-like argument, the completeness of Quantum Mechanics.

Riccardo Franco

2007-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

426

Arterial endothelial function measurement method and apparatus  

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A "relaxoscope" (100) detects the degree of arterial endothelial function. Impairment of arterial endothelial function is an early event in atherosclerosis and correlates with the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease. An artery (115), such as the brachial artery (BA) is measured for diameter before and after several minutes of either vasoconstriction or vasorelaxation. The change in arterial diameter is a measure of flow-mediated vasomodification (FMVM). The relaxoscope induces an artificial pulse (128) at a superficial radial artery (115) via a linear actuator (120). An ultrasonic Doppler stethoscope (130) detects this pulse 10-20 cm proximal to the point of pulse induction (125). The delay between pulse application and detection provides the pulse transit time (PTT). By measuring PTT before (160) and after arterial diameter change (170), FMVM may be measured based on the changes in PTT caused by changes in vessel caliber, smooth muscle tone and wall thickness.

Maltz, Jonathan S; Budinger, Thomas F

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

427

Infrared photoemitting diode having reduced work function  

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In electro-optical detectors which include as elements a photoemitting photocathode and anode, a photoemitting diode is fabricated which lowers the diode's work function, thus reducing the cooling requirement typically needed for this type of device. The work function is reduced by sandwiching between the photocathode and anode a liquid meidum of the formula NR/sub 3/ and having an electron affinity for the electrons of the photocathode, which liquid medium permits free electrons leaving the photocathode to remain as stable solvated species in the liquid medium. Thus, highly light-absorbent, and therefore thin, metallic layers can be used for detection, thereby reducing dark current at a given temperature, with a consequent reduction in cooling requirements at constant detector performance.

Hirschfeld, T.B.

1982-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

428

Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1150-2013 December 2013 DOE STANDARD QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1150-2013 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program

429

Functional Area Criteria & Review Approach Documents  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

CRADS provided on this page are provided as examples of functional area Objectives and Criteria used to evaluate how requirements are meet. They are only examples and should not be utilized as is. In accordance with DOE Standard 3006-2010, CRADs should be developed by team members to reflect the specifics of the proposed review (i.e., breadth and depth) as defined in the approved Plan of Action.

430

Radial distribution functions of amorphous silicon  

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Substantial changes in the radial distribution function of amorphous Si films have been observed in neutron-diffraction studies. The spectra indicate changes in short-range order associated with an ?11% modification in the bond-angle distribution width. The results allow the first direct comparison of structural and vibrational Raman probes of variations in local order in thin-film amorphous solids. Good agreement is obtained between the measured bond-angle variation and that based on Raman estimates.

J. Fortner and J. S. Lannin

1989-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

431

Nuclear diffractive structure functions at high energies  

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A future high-energy electron-ion collider would explore the non-linear weakly-coupled regime of QCD, and test the Color Glass Condensate (CGC) approach to high-energy scattering. Hard diffraction in deep inelastic scattering off nuclei will provide many fundamental measurements. In this work, the nuclear diffractive structure function F_{2,A}^D is predicted in the CGC framework, and the features of nuclear enhancement and suppression are discussed.

C. Marquet; H. Kowalski; T. Lappi; R. Venugopalan

2008-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

432

Combined photonics and MEMs function demonstration  

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The authors have recently demonstrated two prototypes where photonics and microelectromechanical system (MEMs) technologies have been integrated to show proof-of-principle functionality for weapon surety functions. These activities are part of a program which is exploring the miniaturization of electromechanical components for making weapon systems safer. Such miniaturization can lead to a low-cost, small, high-performance ``systems-on-a-chip``, and have many applications ranging from advanced military systems to large-volume commercial markets like automobiles, rf or land-based communications networks and equipment, or commercial electronics. One of the key challenges in realization of the microsystem is integration of several technologies including digital electronics; analog and rf electronics, optoelectronics (light emitting and detecting devices and circuits), sensors and actuators, and advanced packaging technologies. In this work the authors describe efforts in integrating MEMs and photonic functions and the fabrication constraints on both system components. Here, they discuss two examples of integration of MEMs and a photonic device. In the first instance, a MEMs locking device pin is driven by a voltage generated by photovoltaic cells connected in series, which are driven by a laser. In the second case, a VCSEL emitting at 1.06 {micro}m is packaged together with a metallized MEMs shutter. By appropriate alignment to the opening in the shutter, the VCSEL is turned on and off by the movement of the Si chopper wheel.

Blum, O.; Warren, M.E.; Hou, H.Q.; Choquette, K.D.; Rogers, M.S.; Sniegowski, J.J. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States); Carson, R.F. [Microoptical Devices, Inc., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Linearized Functional Minimization for Inverse Modeling  

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Heterogeneous aquifers typically consist of multiple lithofacies, whose spatial arrangement significantly affects flow and transport. The estimation of these lithofacies is complicated by the scarcity of data and by the lack of a clear correlation between identifiable geologic indicators and attributes. We introduce a new inverse-modeling approach to estimate both the spatial extent of hydrofacies and their properties from sparse measurements of hydraulic conductivity and hydraulic head. Our approach is to minimize a functional defined on the vectors of values of hydraulic conductivity and hydraulic head fields defined on regular grids at a user-determined resolution. This functional is constructed to (i) enforce the relationship between conductivity and heads provided by the groundwater flow equation, (ii) penalize deviations of the reconstructed fields from measurements where they are available, and (iii) penalize reconstructed fields that are not piece-wise smooth. We develop an iterative solver for this functional that exploits a local linearization of the mapping from conductivity to head. This approach provides a computationally efficient algorithm that rapidly converges to a solution. A series of numerical experiments demonstrates the robustness of our approach.

Wohlberg, Brendt [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Tartakovsky, Daniel M. [University of California, San Diego; Dentz, Marco [Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Barcelona, Spain

2012-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

434

Systematic discovery of functional modules and context-specific functional annotation of human genome  

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......of the 8 datasets are cancer datasets. Although cancer datasets are enriched in our collected...but it is known to encode a nuclear matrix protein, which may play...to integrate many microarray datasets to identify functional modules......

Yu Huang; Haifeng Li; Haiyan Hu; Xifeng Yan; Michael S. Waterman; Haiyan Huang; Xianghong Jasmine Zhou

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Learning Task-Optimal Registration Cost Functions for Localizing Cytoarchitecture and Function in the Cerebral Cortex  

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Image registration is typically formulated as an optimization problem with multiple tunable, manually set parameters. We present a principled framework for learning thousands of parameters of registration cost functions, ...

Yeo, Boon Thye Thomas

436

2.4 I Branches of Functions 79 2.4 BRANCHES OF FUNCTIONS  

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square root function is f1 (z) = |z| 1 2 ei Arg(z) 2 = r 1 2 ei 2 = r 1 2 cos 2 + ir 1 2 sin 2 , (2-28) where r = |z| and = Arg (z) so that - f1 is a branch of f. Using the same notation = r 1 2 ei 2 ei = -r 1 2 ei 2 = -f1 (z) , #12;2.4 I Branches of Functions 81 so f1 and f2 can

California at Santa Cruz, University of

437

Curvature and Optimal Algorithms for Learning and Minimizing Submodular Functions  

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Curvature and Optimal Algorithms for Learning and Minimizing Submodular Functions Rishabh Iyer a submodular function everywhere, learning a submodular function (in a PAC-like setting [52]), and constrained of the function (for approximation and learning), or a transformation of algorithms to use an appropriate

Noble, William Stafford

438

Benchmark density functional theory calculations for nanoscale conductance  

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Benchmark density functional theory calculations for nanoscale conductance M. Strange,a I. S. The transmission functions are calculated using two different density functional theory methods, namely state density functional theory DFT . The resulting NEGF- DFT formalism provides a numerically efficient

Thygesen, Kristian

439

THE MANY-ELECTRON ENERGY IN DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY  

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THE MANY-ELECTRON ENERGY IN DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY From Exchange-Correlation Functional Design to the configuration of its electrons. Computer programs based on density functional theory (DFT) can calculate applicable within the field of computational density functional theory. Sammanfattning Att förutsäga

Armiento, Rickard

440

Compiling Higher Order Functional Programs to Composable Digital Hardware  

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This work demonstrates the capabilities of a high-level synthesis tool-chain that allows the compilation of higher order functional programs to gate-level hardware descriptions. Higher order programming allows functions to take functions as parameters. ... Keywords: functional programming, fpga, compiler

Eduardo Aguilar Pelaez, Samuel Bayliss, Alex Smith, Felix Winterstein, Dan R. Ghica, David Thomas, George A. Constantinides

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Cylindric Macdonald functions and a deformation of the Verlinde algebra  

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Cylindric Macdonald functions and a deformation of the Verlinde algebra Christian Korff (christian arxiv: 1110.6356 December 6, 2011 Christian Korff Cylindric Macdonald functions #12;Outline 1 q-Heisenberg algebra and exactly solvable lattice models 2 partition functions: cylindric Macdonald functions 3

Guo, Zaoyang

442

Discrete Green's functions University of California, San Diego  

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Discrete Green's functions Fan Chung University of California, San Diego La Jolla, CA 92093-0112 S study discrete Green's functions and their relationship with discrete Laplace equations. Several methods for deriving Green's functions are discussed. Green's functions can be used to deal with diffusion

Graham, Fan Chung

443

GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS, II  

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GREEN FUNCTIONS ASSOCIATED TO COMPLEX REFLECTION GROUPS, II TOSHIAKI SHOJI Department of Mathematics Science University of Tokyo Noda, Chiba 278­8510, Japan Abstract. Green functions associated­Littlewood functions associated to W are introduced, and Green functions are described as the transition matrix between

Shoj, Toshiaki

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The problem of the universal density functional and the density matrix functional theory  

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The analysis in this paper shows that the Hohenberg-Kohn theorem is the constellation of two statements: (i) the mathematically rigorous Hohenberg-Kohn lemma, which demonstrates that the same ground-state density cannot correspond to two different potentials of an external field, and (ii) the hypothesis of the existence of the universal density functional. Based on the obtained explicit expression for the nonrel-ativistic particle energy in a local external field, we prove that the energy of the system of more than two non-interacting electrons cannot be a functional of the inhomogeneous density. This result is generalized to the system of interacting electrons. It means that the Hohenberg-Kohn lemma cannot provide justification of the universal density functional for fermions. At the same time, statements of the density functional theory remain valid when considering any number of noninteracting ground-state bosons due to the Bose condensation effect. In the framework of the density matrix functional theory, the hypothesis of the existence of the universal density matrix functional corresponds to the cases of noninteracting particles and to interaction in the Hartree-Fock approximation.

Bobrov, V. B., E-mail: vic5907@mail.ru; Trigger, S. A., E-mail: satron@mail.ru [Russian Academy of Sciences, Joint Institute for High Temperatures (Russian Federation)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron Microscopy | Center for Functional Nanomaterials  

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Electron Microscopy Facility Electron Microscopy Facility Electron Microscopy This facility consists of four top-of-the line transmission electron microscopes, two of which are highly specialized instruments capable of extreme levels of resolution, achieved through spherical aberration correction. The facility is also equipped with extensive sample-preparation capabilities. The scientific interests of the staff focus on understanding the microscopic origin of the physical and chemical behavior of materials, with specific emphasis on in-situ studies of materials in native, functional environments. Capabilities Atomic-resolution imaging of internal materials structure with scanning transmission and transmission electron microscopy Spectroscopic characterization with energy dispersive x-ray

446

Emergency Support Function #12 … Energy Annex  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ESF Coordinator: Department of Energy Primary Agency: Department of Energy Support Agencies: Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Homeland Security Department of the Interior Department of Labor Department of State Department of Transportation Environmental Protection Agency Nuclear Regulatory Commission Tennessee Valley Authority INTRODUCTION Purpose Emergency Support Function (ESF) #12 - Energy facilitates the reestablishment of damaged energy systems and components when activated by the Secretary of Homeland Security for incidents requiring a coordinated Federal response under the Stafford Act. The term "energy" includes producing, storing, refining, transporting, generating, transmitting, conserving, building, distributing, maintaining, and controlling energy

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Environmental Compliance Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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56-2011 56-2011 June 2011 DOE STANDARD ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; further dissemination unlimited. (Unclassified Unlimited) DOE-STD-1156-2011 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ DOE-STD-1156-2011 iv TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT v PURPOSE 1 APPLICABILITY 1 IMPLEMENTATION 2 EVALUATION REQUIREMENTS 3 INITIAL QUALIFICATION AND TRAINING 5

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Radiation Protection Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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MEASUREMENT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1174-2013 November 2013 DOE STANDARD RADIATION PROTECTION FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1174-2013 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Website at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ ii ii DOE-STD-1174-2013 INTENTIONALLY BLANK iv DOE-STD-1174-2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS APPROVAL.....................................................................................................................................iii TABLE OF CONTENTS...................................................................................................................v

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BNL | Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN)  

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CFN People CFN People Center for Functional Nanomaterials An Office of Science User Facility Home Facilities Proximal Probes Nanofabrication Materials Synthesis and Characterization Theory and Computation Advanced UV and X-ray Probes Advanced Optical Spectroscopy and Microscopy Electron Microscopy Research Interface Science and Catalysis Soft and Bio Nanomaterials Electronic Nanomaterials Electron Microscopy Theory and Computation Working at CFN Arrival & Departure Reports & Publications Data Management The Guide to Brookhaven Safety Procedures Operations Plan COSA Training Hours of Operation Laser System Qualification Transport of Hazarous Materials Publications News CFN News Research Highlights iCFN, the CFN Newsletter Videos Events People Staff List Science Advisory Committee Users' Executive Committee

450

Industrial Hygiene Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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38-2007 38-2007 November 2007 DOE STANDARD INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1138-2007 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1138-2007 iv INTENTIONALLY BLANK DOE-STD-1138-2007 v TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT ....................................................................................................iii PURPOSE.......................................................................................................................

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Nuclear Safety Specialist Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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83-2007 83-2007 November 2007 DOE STANDARD NUCLEAR SAFETY SPECIALIST FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1183-2007 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1183-2007 iv INTENTIONALLY BLANK DOE-STD-1183-2007 v TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENT ................................................................................................................ vii PURPOSE ....................................................................................................................................9

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Gen IV Materials Handbook Functionalities and Operation  

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This document is prepared for navigation and operation of the Gen IV Materials Handbook, with architecture description and new user access initiation instructions. Development rationale and history of the Handbook is summarized. The major development aspects, architecture, and design principles of the Handbook are briefly introduced to provide an overview of its past evolution and future prospects. Detailed instructions are given with examples for navigating the constructed Handbook components and using the main functionalities. Procedures are provided in a step-by-step fashion for Data Upload Managers to upload reports and data files, as well as for new users to initiate Handbook access.

Ren, Weiju [ORNL

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrogen storage with titanium-functionalized graphene  

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We report on hydrogen adsorption and desorption on titanium-covered graphene in order to test theoretical proposals to use of graphene functionalized with metal atoms for hydrogen storage. At room temperature titanium islands grow with an average diameter of about 10 nm. Samples were then loaded with hydrogen, and its desorption kinetics was studied by thermal desorption spectroscopy. We observe the desorption of hydrogen in the temperature range between 400K and 700 K. Our results demonstrate the stability of hydrogen binding at room temperature and show that hydrogen desorbs at moderate temperatures in line with what required for practical hydrogen-storage applications.

Mashoff, Torge; Tanabe, Shinichi; Hibino, Hiroki; Beltram, Fabio; Heun, Stefan

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Correlation Testing in Nuclear Density Functional Theory  

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Correlation testing provides a quick method of discriminating amongst potential terms to include in a nuclear mass formula or functional and is a necessary tool for further nuclear mass models; however a firm mathematical foundation of the method has not been previously set forth. Here, the necessary justification for correlation testing is developed and more detail of the motivation behind its use is give. Examples are provided to clarify the method analytically and for computational benchmarking. We provide a quantitative demonstration of the method's performance and short-comings, highlighting also potential issues a user may encounter. In concluding we suggest some possible future developments to improve the limitations of the method.

M. G. Bertolli

2012-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Symmetry energy in nuclear density functional theory  

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The nuclear symmetry energy represents a response to the neutron-proton asymmetry. In this survey we discuss various aspects of symmetry energy in the framework of nuclear density functional theory, considering both non-relativistic and relativistic self-consistent mean-field realizations side-by-side. Key observables pertaining to bulk nucleonic matter and finite nuclei are reviewed. Constraints on the symmetry energy and correlations between observables and symmetry-energy parameters, using statistical covariance analysis, are investigated. Perspectives for future work are outlined in the context of ongoing experimental efforts.

W. Nazarewicz; P. -G. Reinhard; W. Satula; D. Vretenar

2013-07-22T23:59:59.000Z

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On the hydrogen wave function in Momentum-space, Clifford algebra and the Generating function of Gegenbauer polynomial  

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Using the quadratic transformation and the generating function method we Perform the Fourier transformation of the wave function of coordinates of hydrogen atom and we find the analytic expression of the wave function in momentum space. We derive the matrix elements between the basis to 4-dimensions and integral representation of the generating functions of Gegenbauer polynomials. We find a relationship between a class of Clifford algebra and the generating functions of these polynomials.

Mehdi Hage-Hassan

2008-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling of functionally graded piezoelectric ultrasonic transducers  

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The application of functionally graded material (FGM) concept to piezoelectric transducers allows the design of composite transducers without interfaces, due to the continuous change of property values. Thus, large improvements can be achieved, as reduction of stress concentration, increasing of bonding strength, and bandwidth. This work proposes to design and to model FGM piezoelectric transducers and to compare their performance with non-FGM ones. Analytical and finite element (FE) modeling of FGM piezoelectric transducers radiating a plane pressure wave in fluid medium are developed and their results are compared. The ANSYS software is used for the FE modeling. The analytical model is based on FGM-equivalent acoustic transmission-line model, which is implemented using MATLAB software. Two cases are considered: (i) the transducer emits a pressure wave in water and it is composed of a graded piezoceramic disk, and backing and matching layers made of homogeneous materials; (ii) the transducer has no backing and matching layer; in this case, no external load is simulated. Time and frequency pressure responses are obtained through a transient analysis. The material properties are graded along thickness direction. Linear and exponential gradation functions are implemented to illustrate the influence of gradation on the transducer pressure response, electrical impedance, and resonance frequencies.

Wilfredo Montealegre Rubio; Flvio Buiochi; Julio Cezar Adamowski; Emlio Carlos Nelli Silva

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

State Function Formulation of Elementary Relaxation Processes  

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The approach to thermal equilibrium of a free particle and a harmonic oscillator interacting with a heat bath can be understood from a semiclassical point of view in terms of the time evolution of a quantum mechanical state function appropriate to each system. The state functions are parameterized such that expectation values comply with the predictions of the classical theory of Brownian motion with the consequence that the Fokker-Planck equation for a free particle in velocity space the Montroll-Shuler equation for a quantum oscillator in discrete energy space and their solutions are arrived at by a common procedure. These relaxation processes become visualizable as the progressive development from a coherent relatively ordered state to that of equilibrium so that the loss of information as equilibrium is reached and the consequences of random phasing can be traced dynamically in some detail. The unity of approach is reinforced by the demonstration that since both equations represent Markoffian processes the Montroll-Shuler equation predicts distributions in coordinate space and momentum space which satisfy a Fokker-Planck equation.

Paul E. Phillipson

1971-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Covariant density functional theory for antimagnetic rotation  

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Following the previous letter on the first microscopic description of the antimagnetic rotation (AMR) in 105Cd, a systematic investigation and detailed analysis for the AMR band in the frame-work of tilted axis cranking (TAC) model based on covariant density functional theory are carried out. After performing the microscopic and self-consistentTAC calculations with an given density functional, the configuration for the observed AMR band in 105Cd is obtained from the single-particle Routhians. With the configuration thus obtained, the tilt angle for a given rotational frequency is determined self-consistently by minimizing the total Routhian with respect to the tilt angle. In such a way, the energy spectrum, total angular momenta, kinetic and dynamic moments of inertia, and the B(E2) values for the AMR band in 105Cd are calculated. Good agreement with the data is found. By investigating microscopically the contributions from neutrons and protons to the total angular momentum, the "two-shears-like" mechanism in the AMR band is clearly illus-trated. Finally, the currents leading to time-odd mean fields in the Dirac equation are presented and discussed in detail. It is found that they are essentially determined by the valence particles and/or holes. Their spatial distribution and size depend onthe specific single-particle orbitals and the rotational frequency.

P. W. Zhao; J. Peng; H. Z. Liang; P. Ring; J. Meng

2012-05-04T23:59:59.000Z

460

Building a Universal Nuclear Energy Density Functional  

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During the period of Dec. 1 2006 Jun. 30, 2012, the UNEDF collaboration carried out a comprehensive study of all nuclei, based on the most accurate knowledge of the strong nuclear interaction, the most reliable theoretical approaches, the most advanced algorithms, and extensive computational resources, with a view towards scaling to the petaflop platforms and beyond. The long-term vision initiated with UNEDF is to arrive at a comprehensive, quantitative, and unified description of nuclei and their reactions, grounded in the fundamental interactions between the constituent nucleons. We seek to replace current phenomenological models of nuclear structure and reactions with a well-founded microscopic theory that delivers maximum predictive power with well-quantified uncertainties. Specifically, the mission of this project has been three-fold: ? First, to find an optimal energy density functional (EDF) using all our knowledge of the nucleonic Hamiltonian and basic nuclear properties; ? Second, to apply the EDF theory and its extensions to validate the functional using all the available relevant nuclear structure and reaction data; ? Third, to apply the validated theory to properties of interest that cannot be measured, in particular the properties needed for reaction theory.

Carlson, Joe A. [Michigan State University; Furnstahl, Dick; Horoi, Mihai; Lust, Rusty; Nazaewicc, Witek; Ng, Esmond; Thompson, Ian; Vary, James

2012-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Joining of Tungsten Armor Using Functional Gradients  

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The joining of low thermal expansion armor materials such as tungsten to high thermal expansion heat sink materials has been a major problem in plasma facing component (PFC) development. Conventional planar bonding techniques have been unable to withstand the high thermal induced stresses resulting from fabrication and high heat flux testing. During this investigation, innovative functional gradient joints produced using vacuum plasma spray forming techniques have been developed for joining tungsten armor to copper alloy heat sinks. A model was developed to select the optimum gradient architecture. Based on the modeling effort, a 2mm copper rich gradient was selected. Vacuum plasma pray parameters and procedures were then developed to produce the functional gradient joint. Using these techniques, dual cooling channel, medium scale mockups (32mm wide x 400mm length) were produced with vacuum plasma spray formed tungsten armor. The thickness of the tungsten armor was up to 5mm thick. No evidence of debonding at the interface between the heat sink and the vacuum plasma sprayed material was observed.

John Scott O'Dell

2006-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

462

Arithmetic functions in torus and tree networks  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

Methods and systems for performing arithmetic functions. In accordance with a first aspect of the invention, methods and apparatus are provided, working in conjunction of software algorithms and hardware implementation of class network routing, to achieve a very significant reduction in the time required for global arithmetic operation on the torus. Therefore, it leads to greater scalability of applications running on large parallel machines. The invention involves three steps in improving the efficiency and accuracy of global operations: (1) Ensuring, when necessary, that all the nodes do the global operation on the data in the same order and so obtain a unique answer, independent of roundoff error; (2) Using the topology of the torus to minimize the number of hops and the bidirectional capabilities of the network to reduce the number of time steps in the data transfer operation to an absolute minimum; and (3) Using class function routing to reduce latency in the data transfer. With the method of this invention, every single element is injected into the network only once and it will be stored and forwarded without any further software overhead. In accordance with a second aspect of the invention, methods and systems are provided to efficiently implement global arithmetic operations on a network that supports the global combining operations. The latency of doing such global operations are greatly reduced by using these methods.

Bhanot, Gyan (Princeton, NJ); Blumrich, Matthias A. (Ridgefield, CT); Chen, Dong (Croton On Hudson, NY); Gara, Alan G. (Mount Kisco, NY); Giampapa, Mark E. (Irvington, NY); Heidelberger, Philip (Cortlandt Manor, NY); Steinmacher-Burow, Burkhard D. (Mount Kisco, NY); Vranas, Pavlos M. (Bedford Hills, NY)

2007-12-25T23:59:59.000Z

463

Functional relationship-based alarm processing system  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

A functional relationship-based alarm processing system and method analyzes each alarm as it is activated and determines its relative importance with other currently activated alarms and signals in accordance with the functional relationships that the newly activated alarm has with other currently activated alarms. Once the initial level of importance of the alarm has been determined, that alarm is again evaluated if another related alarm is activated or deactivated. Thus, each alarm's importance is continuously updated as the state of the process changes during a scenario. Four hierarchical relationships are defined by this alarm filtering methodology: (1) level precursor (usually occurs when there are two alarm settings on the same parameter); (2) direct precursor (based on causal factors between two alarms); (3) required action (system response or action expected within a specified time following activation of an alarm or combination of alarms and process signals); and (4) blocking condition (alarms that are normally expected and are not considered important). The alarm processing system and method is sensitive to the dynamic nature of the process being monitored and is capable of changing the relative importance of each alarm as necessary. 12 figs.

Corsberg, D.R.

1988-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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One-parameter semigroups of analytic functions, fixed points and the Koenigs function  

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Analogues of the Berkson-Porta formula for the infinitesimal generator of a one-parameter semigroup of holomorphic maps of the unit disc into itself are obtained in the case when, along with a Denjoy-Wolff point, there also exist other fixed points. With each one-parameter semigroup a so-called Koenigs function is associated, which is a solution, common for all elements of the one-parameter semigroup, of a certain functional equation (Schroeder's equation in the case of an interior Denjoy-Wolff point and Abel's equation in the case of a boundary Denjoy-Wolff point). A parametric representation for classes of Koenigs functions that takes account of the Denjoy-Wolff point and other fixed points of the maps in the one-parameter semigroup is presented. Bibliography: 19 titles.

Goryainov, Victor V; Kudryavtseva, Olga S [Volzhsky Institute of Humanities, Volgograd Region, Volzhsky (Russian Federation)

2011-07-31T23:59:59.000Z

465

Green's function method for strength function in three-body continuum  

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Practical methods to compute dipole strengths for a three-body system by using a discretized continuum are analyzed. New techniques involving Green's function are developed, either by correcting the tail of the approximate wave function in a direct calculation of the strength function or by using a solution of a driven Schroedinger equation in a summed expression of the strength. They are compared with the complex scaling method and the Lorentz integral transform, also making use of a discretized continuum. Numerical tests are performed with a hyperscalar three-body potential in the hyperspherical-harmonics formalism. They show that the Lorentz integral transform method is less practical than the other methods because of a difficult inverse transform. These other methods provide in general comparable accuracies.

Y. Suzuki; W. Horiuchi; D. Baye

2009-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

466

On Transforming Belief Function Models to Probability Models  

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function or a belief function. The plausibility function Pl corresponding to a bpa m for s is defined as Pl: 2 ? s ? [0,1] such that for all a ? 2 ? s , On Transforming Belief Function Models to Probability Models7 Pl(a) = ?{m(b) | b ? a ? ?}. (2..., and Pl m and Bel m are corresponding plausibility and belief functions, then Bel m ({x}) ? BetP m (x) ? Pl m ({x}) for all x ? ? s . (3.2) Belief functions are often interpreted as upper and lower bounds on some true but unknown probabilities...

Cobb, Barry R.; Shenoy, Prakash P.

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Memory functions and Correlations in Additive Binary Markov Chains  

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A theory of additive Markov chains with long-range memory, proposed earlier in Phys. Rev. E 68, 06117 (2003), is developed and used to describe statistical properties of long-range correlated systems. The convenient characteristics of such systems, a memory function, and its relation to the correlation properties of the systems are examined. Various methods for finding the memory function via the correlation function are proposed. The inverse problem (calculation of the correlation function by means of the prescribed memory function) is also solved. This is demonstrated for the analytically solvable model of the system with a step-wise memory function.

S. S. Melnyk; O. V. Usatenko; V. A. Yampol'skii; S. S. Apostolov; Z. A. Mayzelis

2006-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

468

Utility Function for the Sensor Selection Problem in Localization Applications (SYS 22)  

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the convex hull of the sensors, this utility function issub modular utility function In a more complex environment,Behavior driven by utility function Utility function

Yu-Ching Tong; Greg Pottie

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Emergency Support Function #12; Energy Annex  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

January 2008 ESF #12 - Energy Annex ESF #12-1 January 2008 ESF #12 - Energy Annex ESF #12-1 ESF Coordinator: Department of Energy Primary Agency: Department of Energy Support Agencies: Department of Agriculture Department of Commerce Department of Defense Department of Homeland Security Department of the Interior Department of Labor Department of State Department of Transportation Environmental Protection Agency Nuclear Regulatory Commission Tennessee Valley Authority INTRODUCTION Purpose Emergency Support Function (ESF) #12 - Energy is intended to facilitate the restoration of damaged energy systems and components when activated by the Secretary of Homeland Security for incidents requiring a coordinated Federal response. Under Department of Energy (DOE) leadership, ESF #12 is an integral part of the larger DOE responsibility of maintaining

470

BNL | Center for Functional Nanomaterials Data Management  

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Data Management at CFN Data Management at CFN The Center for Functional Nanomaterials encourages Users to bring with them high capacity data storage drives (such as flash drives or portable hard-disk drives), which will allow them to manage their data on their own computers. The transfer of data is conducted consistently on secondary, data-retrieval computers. The CFN currently offers several resources for Users to manage their data: The CFN provides all onsite Users the opportunity to acquire an account on a CFN-dedicated computer server. This data server, which is managed by BNL's Information Technology Division (ITD), provides Users with a location to store data that was obtained at CFN, to which the Users may have access after departing CFN at the conclusion of an onsite visit.

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Facility Representative Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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DOE-STD-1151-2010 October 2010 DOE STANDARD FACILITY REPRESENTATIVE FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1151-2010 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Office of Health, Safety and Security Approved DOE Technical Standards Web Site at http://www.hss.doe.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/standard/standard.html DOE-STD-1151-2010 iii APPROVAL The Federal Technical Capability Panel consists of senior U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managers responsible for overseeing the Federal Technical Capability Program. This Panel is

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Instrumentation and Control Functional Area Qualification Standard  

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NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1162-2013 June 2013 DOE STANDARD INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1162-2013 This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program website at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/ns/techstds/ ii DOE-STD-1162-2013 APPROVAL The Federal Technical Capability Panel consists of senior U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managers responsible for overseeing the Federal Technical Capability Program. This Panel is responsible for reviewing and approving the qualification standard for Department-wide

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Aviation Safety Officer Functional Area Qualification Standard  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

64-2003 64-2003 September 2003 CHANGE NOTICE NO. 1 January 2010 DOE STANDARD AVIATION SAFETY OFFICER FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1164-2003 CH-1 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1164-2003 CH-1 iv List of Changes Page/paragraph Change Page ii Change to new FAQS format Page iii Change in approval signature Page iv Added list of changes Page v Updated Table of Contents Page vii Changes to organizational names and

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Proximal Probes | Center for Functional Nanomaterials  

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Proximal Probes Facility Proximal Probes Facility proximal probes The Proximal Probes Facility consists of laboratories for microscopy, spectroscopy, and probing of nanostructured materials and their functional properties. At the core of the facility is a suite of instruments for in-situ microscopy of surfaces and nanostructures under extreme conditions, e.g., in reactive gases, and at high or low temperatures. Unique instruments enable in-situ and in-operando studies of surface chemistry and catalysis at pressures from ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) to 5 bar via complementary scanning tunneling microscopy imaging and photoelectron spectroscopy, coupled with real-time gas analysis. Several UHV systems are available for scanning tunneling and atomic force microscopy, as well as low-energy electron microscopy and synchrotron photoelectron microscopy. A

475

Aviation Manager Functional Area Qualification Standard  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE-STD-1165-2003 September 2003 CHANGE NOTICE NO. 1 December 2009 DOE STANDARD AVIATION MANAGER FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1165-2003 CH-1 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1165-2003 CH-1 iv List of Changes Page/paragraph Change Page ii Change to new FAQS format Page iii Change in approval signature Page iv Added list of changes Page v Changes to Table of Contents Page vii Changes to organizational names and

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Criticality Safety Functional Area Qualification Standard  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DOE-STD-1173-2009 April 2009 DOE STANDARD CRITICALITY SAFETY FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1173-2009 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Page at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1173-2009 iii APPROVAL The Federal Technical Capability Panel consists of senior U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managers responsible for overseeing the Federal Technical Capability Program. This Panel is responsible for reviewing and approving the qualification standard for Department-wide

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Safeguards and Security Functional Area Qualification Standard  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

1-2009 1-2009 May 2009 DOE STANDARD SAFEGUARDS AND SECURITY FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION STANDARD DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. DOE-STD-1171-2009 ii This document is available on the Department of Energy Technical Standards Program Web Site at http://www.hss.energy.gov/nuclearsafety/techstds/ DOE-STD-1171-2009 iii APPROVAL The Federal Technical Capability Panel consists of senior U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managers responsible for overseeing the Federal Technical Capability Program. This Panel is responsible for reviewing and approving the qualification standard for Department-wide

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Surface Characterization and Functionalization of Carbon Nanofibers  

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Carbon nanofibers are high-aspect ratio graphitic materials that have been investigated for numerous applications due to their unique physical properties such as high strength, low density, metallic conductivity, tunable morphology, chemical and environmental stability, as well as compatibility with organochemical modification. Surface studies are extremely important for nanomaterials because not only is the surface structurally and chemically quite different from the bulk, but its properties tend to dominate at the nanoscale due to the drastically increased surface-to-volume ratio. This review surveys recent developments in surface analysis techniques used to characterize the surface structure and chemistry of carbon nanofibers and related carbon materials. These techniques include scanning probe microscopy, infrared and electron spectroscopy, electron microscopy, ion spectrometry, temperature programmed desorption and atom probe analysis. In addition, this article evaluates the methods used to modify the surface of carbon nanofibers in order to enhance their functionality to perform across an exceedingly diverse application space.

Klein, Kate L [ORNL; Melechko, Anatoli Vasilievich [ORNL; McKnight, Timothy E [ORNL; Retterer, Scott T [ORNL; Rack, Philip D [ORNL; Fowlkes, Jason Davidson [ORNL; Joy, David Charles [ORNL; Simpson, Michael L [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Green-Functions for Surface Physics  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to the adjoint eigenvalue problem satisfying J??dxiPt(x;kn) Q(x;kn') = 5??.Also, v, (kn) =()c(kn)/ ()k, , s, is a cross section of the unit cell, and Ps is the bilinear concomitant. The above theorem is used to evaluate the bulk Green's function in closed form...: Go(H';ke) = ?27ri [X?,[P(%;kk+n) Pt(ft';kk+n)/ v, (kk?+,n)]t)(x, ? x, ') ?X?,[Q(x;kk?,n)P (x';kk In)/u, (kk?,n)] t)(x, ' ?x,)], where k =(k?k,). The k?, are those values of k, for which e(kk?,n) = c, partitioned into the two sets k+, and k...

Allen, Roland E.

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermodynamic Functions of Magnetized Coulomb Crystals  

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Free energy, internal energy, and specific heat for each of the three phonon spectrum branches of a magnetized Coulomb crystal with body-centered cubic lattice are calculated by numerical integration over the Brillouin zone in the range of magnetic fields $B$ and temperatures $T$, such that $0 \\le \\omega_{\\rm B}/\\omega_{\\rm p}\\le 10^3$ and $10^{-4} \\le T/T_{\\rm p} \\le 10^4$. In this case, $\\omega_{\\rm B}$ is the ion cyclotron frequency, $\\omega_{\\rm p}$ and $T_{\\rm p}$ are the ion plasma frequency and plasma temperature, respectively. The results of numerical calculations are approximated by simple analytical formulas. For illustration, these formulas are used to analyze the behavior of the heat capacity in the crust of a neutron star with strong magnetic field. Thermodynamic functions of magnetized neutron star crust are needed for modeling various observational phenomena in magnetars and high magnetic field pulsars.

Baiko, D A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Induced dipole-moment function of HD  

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The induced dipole-moment function for a pair of HD molecules contains components having different angular symmetries from those occurring for pairs of homonuclear molecules, H2 or D2. These additional components arise from a coordinate transformation from the vector describing the separation between the centers of interaction to the vector describing the separation between the centers of mass. By use of a Taylor-series expansion, general expressions for the first-order shifted components for both multipolar and overlap induction mechanisms, and specific results for higher-order multipole-induced shifted components, are given. The importance of these additional components for the calculation of the intensities of zero-phonon transitions in solid HD is illustrated by several examples, and predicted intensities for the strongest unmeasured transitions are given.

J. D. Poll; M. Attia; R. H. Tipping

1989-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Icon-function relationship in toolbar icons  

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Icons, widely used in computer programs, are part of the Graphical User Interface (GUI). They facilitate computer use regardless of users level of expertise. The authors report the results of a study focused on measuring performance of computer users in correctly and quickly associating toolbar icons and the action they represent in GUI. The study aimed to investigate the relationships between the rapidity of icon-function detection by user and user expertise, nature of icon (object or symbol) and context (appropriate, inappropriate, neutral). Findings indicated a scarce variation for different levels of expertise in relation to symbols, but only for icons depicting real-world objects, an overall better performance for objects and no significant response to the context. The discussion suggests future investigations in the field and offers practical considerations for GUI designers.

Stefano Passini; Filiberto Strazzari; Annamaria Borghi

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Excitation Functions of K41+p Reactions  

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The energy of some of the gamma radiation following the proton bombardment of K41 has been measured, and the origins of some of these gamma rays have been determined. The excitation functions of the 1.00-Mev gamma from inelastic scattering in K41 and the 2.16-Mev gamma from the K41(p,??) reaction have been measured in a region between 2.3 and 3.5 Mev and approximately 50 resonances observed. The energies and absolute cross sections, and the anisotropy of the gamma radiation proceeding from some of these resonances have been measured, leading to information on the excited states in Ca42 at about 13-Mev excitation, including an upper limit on the average level spacing. Evidence is given to show the 100-Mev level in K41 is most likely a + state in agreement with theoretical predictions.

R. D. Sharp; L. F. Chase; Jr.; R. M. Friedman; E. K. Warburton; E. G. Shelley

1961-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Detecting Wave Function Collapse Without Prior Knowledge  

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We are concerned with the problem of detecting with high probability whether a wave function has collapsed or not, in the following framework: A quantum system with a $d$-dimensional Hilbert space is initially in state $\\psi$; with probability $0distribution. Here we present results about the case that no a priori information about $\\psi$ is available, while we regard $p$ and $b_1,...,b_d$ as known. For certain values of $p$, we show that the set of $\\psi$s for which any experiment E is more reliable than blind guessing is at most half the unit sphere; thus, in this regime, any experiment is of questionable use, if any at all. Remarkably, however, there are other values of $p$ and experiments E such that the set of $\\psi$s for which E is more reliable than blind guessing has measure greater than half the sphere, though with a conjectured maximum of 64% of the sphere.

Charles Wesley Cowan; Roderich Tumulka

2013-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

485

Functions that preserve p-randomness  

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We show that polynomial-time randomness (p-randomness) is preserved under a variety of familiar operations, including addition and multiplication by a nonzero polynomial-time computable real number. These results follow from a general theorem: If $I$ is an open interval in the reals, $f$ is a function mapping $I$ into the reals, and $r$ in $I$ is p-random, then $f(r)$ is p-random provided 1. $f$ is p-computable on the dyadic rational points in $I$, and 2. $f$ varies sufficiently at $r$, i.e., there exists a real constant $C > 0$ such that either (a) $(f(x) - f(r))/(x-r) > C$ for all $x$ in $I$ with $x \

Fenner, Stephen A

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Trigonimetric Trial Wave Function for the Hydrogen Atom Trial wave function: r ,( ) 3  

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r( ):= Integral: 0 r4 r 2 d Kinetic energy operator: T 1 2 r - 2 r r( ) d d 2 = Potential energy operatory: V 1 r -= a. Demonstrate the wave function is normalized. 0 r r ,( )2 4 r 2 d ,( ) 2 r 2 S r( ) 2 r #12;f. Calculate the kinetic and potential energy contributions for the trial

Rioux, Frank

487

Edge Stress Intensity Functions in Polyhedral Domains and their Extraction by a Quasidual Function Method  

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on the other hand. The eigen-pairs (eigen-values and eigen- functions) may be obtained by several techniques, 10, 7, 3]. A semi-analytic approach for the eigen-pairs computations was presented in [4], applicable to a discrete set {i, i N} of eigen-values depending only on the geometry, material properties and boundary

Costabel, Martin

488

Functionalized Polymers For Binding To Solutes In Aqueous Solutions  

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Functionalized Polymers For Binding To Solutes In Aqueous Solutions Functionalized Polymers For Binding To Solutes In Aqueous Solutions Functionalized Polymers For Binding To Solutes In Aqueous Solutions A functionalized polymer for binding a dissolved molecule in an aqueous solution is presented. Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Functionalized Polymers For Binding To Solutes In Aqueous Solutions A functionalized polymer for binding a dissolved molecule in an aqueous solution is presented. The polymer has a backbone polymer to which one or more functional groups are covalently linked. The backbone polymer can be such polymers as polyethylenimine, polyvinylamine, polyallylamine, and polypropylamine. These polymers are generally water-soluble, but can be insoluble when cross-linked. The functional group can be for example diol

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Functional Verification of Class Invariants in CleanJava  

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In Cleanroom-style functional program verification, a program is ... a formal annotation language for Java to support Cleanroom-style functional program verification. We propose a ... to use class invariants in t...

Carmen Avila; Yoonsik Cheon

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

490

A generative model for activations in functional MRI  

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Detection of brain activity and selectivity using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) provides unique insight into the underlying functional properties of the brain. We propose a generative model that jointly ...

Sridharan, Ramesh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Nonlinear adaptive control using radial basis function approximants  

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The purpose of this research is to present an adaptive control strategy using the radial basis function approximation method. Surface approximation methods using radial basis function approximants will first be discussed. The Hamiltonian dynamical...

Petersen, Jerry Lee

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Simultaneous Electroencephalography and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of General Anesthesia  

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It has been long appreciated that anesthetic drugs induce stereotyped changes in electroencephalogram (EEG), but the relationships between the EEG and underlying brain function remain poorly understood. Functional imaging ...

Purdon, Patrick Lee

493

Radial limits of holomorphic functions on the ball  

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In this dissertation, we consider various aspects of the boundary behavior of holomorphic functions of several complex variables. In dimension one, a characterization of the radial limit zero sets of nonconstant holomorphic functions on the disc has...

Fulkerson, Michael C

2008-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

494

Study of the Glauber correlation functions in a pulsed mode  

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A method for measuring the Glauber correlation functions in a pulsed mode is proposed. The effect of the detector dead time on the shape of a measured correlation function is analyzed. The second-order intensi...

I. N. Agafonov; T. Sh. Iskhakov; M. V. Chekhova

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-Function Fuel-Fired Heat Pump Research Project  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The U.S. Department of Energy is currently conducting research into multi-function fuel-fired heat pumps. Multi-function fuel-fired heat pump technology has the potential for a significant impact...

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Critical behavior of the wave functions of icosahedral quasicrystals  

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The character of the localization of the wave functions of an icosahedral quasicrystal is investigated in the tight-binding approximation. It is found that the wave functions exhibit critical behavior: they ...

1 D. V. Olenev; Yu. Kh. Vekilov

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Studies Reveal Details of Lithium-Battery Function  

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Two Studies Reveal Details of Lithium-Battery Function Two Studies Reveal Details of Lithium-Battery Function Print Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:00 Our way of life is deeply...

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Control and Management Strategy of Autonomous Vehicle Functions  

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In this research, an autonomous vehicle function management methodology is studied. In accordance with the traffic situation, the decision making level chooses the optimal function that guarantees safety and minimizes fuel consumption while...

Kim, Chang Won

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Selective DNA-Directed Assembly on Dual-Functionalized Microparticles  

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The bottom-up assembly of functional devices requires novel building blocks to facilitate the incorporation of functional and structural hierarchy. Anisotropic building blocks can substantially broaden the creation of ...

Bajaj, Manish G.

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Quadratic cost functional for wave-front reconstruction  

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A quadratic cost functional for reconstruction of a high-resolution wave front from a coarse wave front is presented. The functional uses as data the position and the direction of the...

Legarda-Senz, Ricardo; Rivera, Mariano; Rodrguez-Vera, Ramn

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z