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1

Sampling Rate and Ozone Interference for Passive Deployment of Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure Samplers  

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Investigation of Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde Investigation of Formaldehyde and Acetaldehyde Sampling Rate and Ozone Interference for Passive Deployment of Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure Samplers Nasim A. Mullen, Marion L. Russell, Melissa M. Lunden, Brett C. Singer Environmental Energy Technologies Division Indoor Environment Group Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, California, USA August 2013 Funding was provided by the California Energy Commission through Contract 500-09-042, by the U.S. Dept. of Energy Building America Program under Contract DE-AC02-05CH11231; by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control through Agreement I-PHI-01070; and by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Indoor Environments Division through

2

Grid result checking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Result checking is the theory and practice of proving that the result of an execution of a program on an input is correct. Result checking has most often been envisioned in the framework of program testing or property testing, where the issue is the ... Keywords: grids, result checking, simulation

Cécile Germain-Renaud; Dephine Monnier-Ragaigne

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

3

No Interference  

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Laboratory Laboratory Interference Double Beta Decay Dark Matter Biology Repository Science Renewable Energy No interference from radioactive waste at WIPP All waste disposal operations are conducted in the southern reaches of the WIPP underground in specially mined disposal panels. The nearest of these disposal panels is about a kilometer from the experiment gallery to the north. With no "line of sight" for streaming radiation between waste and experimental areas, and with solid rock walls separating them, there is no interference to sensitive nuclear particle detectors from the waste in the experiment gallery. This even includes neutrinos from waste components decaying by beta emission. Additionally, the careful monitoring to ensure clean operations guarantees no airborne radioactivity contributes to

4

Black Box Checking Doron Peled  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Black Box Checking Doron Peled The University of Texas at Austin Department of Electrical and formalize this problem of black box checking and suggest several algorithms. Since the input to black box the given property. We call this problem black box checking. To simplify the discussion, we will not deal

Peled, Doron A.

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BLACK BOX CHECKING DORON PELED  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BLACK BOX CHECKING DORON PELED Bell Laboratories 600 Mountain Ave. Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA MOSHE properties. We propose and formalize this problem of black box checking and suggest several algorithms. Since the input to black box checking is not given initially, as is the case in the classical model of computation

Vardi, Moshe Y.

6

A primer on model checking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Model checking is a widely used formal method for the verification of concurrent programs. This article starts with an introduction to the concepts of model checking, followed by a description of Spin, one of the foremost model checkers. Software tools ... Keywords: Erigone, Spin, concurrent programming, model checking, verification

Mordechai (Moti) Ben-Ari

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

7

Checking Security Policy Compliance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ensuring compliance of organizations to federal regulations is a growing concern. This paper presents a framework and methods to verify whether an implemented low-level security policy is compliant to a high-level security policy. Our compliance checking framework is based on organizational and security metadata to support refinement of high-level concepts to implementation specific instances. Our work uses the results of refinement calculus to express valid refinement patterns and their properties. Intuitively, a low-level security policy is compliant to a high-level security policy if there is a valid refinement path from the high-level security policy to the low-level security policy. Our model is capable of detecting violations of security policies, failures to meet obligations, and capability and modal conflicts.

Gowadia, Vaibhav; Kudo, Michiharu

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Check 'n' crash: combining static checking and testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present an automatic error-detection approach that combines static checking and concrete test-case generation. Our approach consists of taking the abstract error conditions inferred using theorem proving techniques by a static checker (ESC/Java), ... Keywords: automatic testing, dynamic analysis, extended static checking, static analysis, test case generation, usability

Christoph Csallner; Yannis Smaragdakis

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bounded model checking of infinite state systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bounded model checking (BMC) is an attractive alternative to symbolic model checking, since it often allows a more efficient verification. The idea of BMC is to reduce the model checking problem to a satisfiability problem of the underlying base logic, ... Keywords: Bounded model checking, Global model checking, Infinite state systems, Local model checking, Temporal logic hierarchy

Tobias Schuele; Klaus Schneider

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

10

Statistical model checking: an overview  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Quantitative properties of stochastic systems are usually specified in logics that allow one to compare the measure of executions satisfying certain temporal properties with thresholds. The model checking problem for stochastic systems with respect to ...

Axel Legay; Benoît Delahaye; Saddek Bensalem

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Checking JML specifications using an extensible software model checking framework  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. The use of assertions to express correctness properties of programs is growing in practice. Assertions provide a form of lightweight checkable specification that can be very effective in finding defects in programs and in guiding developers to the cause of a problem. A wide variety of assertion languages and associated validation techniques have been developed, but run-time monitoring is commonly thought to be the only practical solution. In this paper, we describe how specifications written in the Java Modeling Language (JML), a general purpose behavioral specification and assertional language for Java, can be validated using a customized model checker built on top of the Bogor model checking framework. Our experience illustrates the need for customized state-space representations and reduction strategies in model checking frameworks in order to effectively check the kind of strong behavioral specifications that can be written in JML. We discuss the advantages and trade-offs of model checking relative to other specification validation techniques and present data that suggest that

Edwin Rodríguez; Matthew B. Dwyer

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

12

Specifying and checking component usage  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of today's challenges is producing reliable software in the face of an increasing number of interacting components. Our system CHET lets developers define specifications describing how a component should be used and checks these specifications in ... Keywords: automata, components, finite-state, flow analysis, specifications, verification

Steven P. Reiss

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

13

Software Model Checking with SPIN  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The aim of this chapter is to give an overview ofthe theoretical foundation and the practical application of logic model checking techniques for the verification of multi-threaded software (rather than hardware) systems. The treatment is focused on the logic model checker SPIN, which was designed for this specific domain of application. SPIN implements an automata-theoretic method of verification. Although the tool has been available for over 15years, it continues to ev olve, adopting new optimization strategies from time to time to help it tackle larger verification problems. This chapter explains how the tool works, and

Gerard J. Holzmann

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model Checking Complete Requirements Specifications Using Abstraction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although model checking has proven remarkably effective in detecting errors in hardware designs, its success in the analysis of software specifications has been limited. Model checking algorithms for hardware verification commonly use Binary Decision ... Keywords: SCR, abstraction, model checking, requirements specification, verification

Ramesh Bharadwaj; Constance L. Heitmeyer

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

15

Temporal Logic Model Checking of CSP:  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the possibility of doing LTL model checking on CSP speci cations in the context of re nement. We present a technique to perform LTL model checking of CSP processes using re nement checking in general and the FDR tool in particular. We present a tool which automates the translation process from LTL model checking to CSP re nement. Also, if time permits, we will present another tool which uses latest generation Prolog technology to symbolically animate, compile, and model check CSP speci cations.

Tools And Techniques; Michael Leuschel; Ivan Wolton; Thierry Massart; Laksono Adhianto

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automated consistency checking of requirements specifications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This article describes a formal analysis technique, called consistency checking, for automatic detection of errors, such as type errors, nondeterminism, missing cases, and circular definitions, in requirements specifications. The technique ... Keywords: application-independent properties, consistency checking, formal requirements modeling, software cost reduction methodology, tabular notations

Constance L. Heitmeyer; Ralph D. Jeffords; Bruce G. Labaw

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model checking of software for microcontrollers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The interest of industries in model checking software for microcontrollers is increasing. However, there are currently no appropriate tools that can be applied by embedded systems developers for the direct verification of software for microcontrollers ... Keywords: Assembly code, formal verification, microcontroller, model checking, static analysis

Bastian Schlich

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

18

Vertical pump with free floating check valve  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A vertical pump with a bottom discharge having a free floating check valve isposed in the outlet plenum thereof. The free floating check valve comprises a spherical member with a hemispherical cage-like member attached thereto which is capable of allowing forward or reverse flow under appropriate conditions while preventing reverse flow under inappropriate conditions.

Lindsay, Malcolm (O' Hara Township, Allegheny County, PA)

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Declarative symbolic pure-logic model checking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Model checking, a technique for findings errors in systems, involves building a formal model that describes possible system behaviors and correctness conditions, and using a tool to search for model behaviors violating ...

Shlyakhter, Ilya, 1975-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Network assisted file system consistency checking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis reports on the design and implementation of Network Assisted NFSCK (or NAN), an extension to NFSCK, a research project about checking file system consistency at NetApp. NFSCK requires disk space to store temporary ...

Zehender, Nicholas (Nicholas G.)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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21

Smog Check II Evaluation California Inspection and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Smog Check II Evaluation Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . California Inspection and Maintenance Review Committee #12;Contents Glossary of Acronyms ____________________________________________ 1 Glossary of Terms _______________________________________________ 3 #12;G-1 Glossary of Acronyms APCD Air

Denver, University of

22

Fair Model Checking of Abstractions (Extended Abstract)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

. The abstract transitions (dashed and fat arrows) are explained further on. A transition system models of a model by ignoring certain static aspects. Such a reduction is usually necessary to render model checking

Dams, Dennis

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Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line...  

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

Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System June 7,...

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Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric...  

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

Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers...

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Fair SMG and Linear Time Model Checking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SMG is a system designed to generate a finite state model of a program from the program itself and an operational semantics for the programming language. This finite state model can then be model-checked to verify desired temporal properties of the original program. In this paper we first show how we have incorporated notions of fairness into SMG; in particular, a user is now able to define semantics with "fair" constructs, for example, parallel, repetitive choice, etc. The user can, indeed, mix different forms of fairness checking. Secondly we describe a practical approach to model checking of linear temporal formulae over the fair structures generated by SMG. Our approach is a refinement and extension of the fair-satisfiability algorithms, presented earlier by Lichtenstein and Pnueli, together with techniques developed in our practical implementations of decision procedures for linear temporal logic.

Howard Barringer; Michael D. Fisher; Graham D. Gough

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fact Check: Steve Spinner | Department of Energy  

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

Fact Check: Steve Spinner Fact Check: Steve Spinner Fact Check: Steve Spinner September 29, 2011 - 5:12pm Addthis Some media outlets have asked us questions about the role that Steve Spinner played during his time at the Energy Department. He was an advisor on our Recovery Act team tasked with monitoring the progress of Recovery Act implementation, but had no role in making decisions on whether particular applications were approved. Here are some additional facts to help put this in context: Steve Spinner acted as a liaison between the Recovery Act Office and the Loan Programs Office. In that capacity, he played no role in the decision-making on or evaluation of individual loan applications or the awarding of any grants. Spinner started at the Department at the end of April 2009 - after

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The General Quantum Interference Principle and the Duality Computer  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this article, we propose a general principle of quantum interference for quantum system, and based on this we propose a new type of computing machine, the duality computer, that may outperform in principle both classical computer and the quantum computer. According to the general principle of quantum interference, the very essence of quantum interference is the interference of the sub-waves of the quantum system itself. A quantum system considered here can be any quantum system: a single microscopic particle, a composite quantum system such as an atom or a molecule, or a loose collection of a few quantum objects such as two independent photons. In the duality computer, the wave of the duality computer is split into several sub-waves and they pass through different routes, where different computing gate operations are performed. These sub-waves are then re-combined to interfere to give the computational results. The quantum computer, however, has only used the particle nature of quantum object. In a duality computer, it may be possible to find a marked item from an unsorted database using only a single query, and all NP-complete problems may have polynomial algorithms. Two proof-of-the-principle designs of the duality computer are presented: the giant molecule scheme and the nonlinear quantum optics scheme. We also proposed thought experiment to check the related fundamental issues, the measurement efficiency of a partial wave function

Gui Lu Long

2005-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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ClimateCHECK | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

ClimateCHECK ClimateCHECK Jump to: navigation, search Name ClimateCHECK Address 136 Clarence Street Place Ottawa, Ontario Zip K1N 5P8 Sector Carbon, Efficiency, Services Product web software Year founded 2007 Number of employees 11-50 Phone number 6132418000 Website http://www.climate-check.com Coordinates 45.429905°, -75.6910613° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":45.429905,"lon":-75.6910613,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Optimizing Candidate Check Costs for Bitmap Indices  

SciTech Connect

In this paper, we propose a new strategy for optimizing the placement of bin boundaries to minimize the cost of query evaluation using bitmap indices with binning. For attributes with a large number of distinct values, often the most efficient index scheme is a bitmap index with binning. However, this type of index may not be able to fully resolve some user queries. To fully resolve these queries, one has to access parts of the original data to check whether certain candidate records actually satisfy the specified conditions. We call this procedure the candidate check, which usually dominates the total query processing time. Given a set of user queries, we seek to minimize the total time required to answer the queries by optimally placing the bin boundaries. We show that our dynamic programming based algorithm can efficiently determine the bin boundaries. We verify our analysis with some real user queries from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey. For queries that require significant amount of time to perform candidate check, using our optimal bin boundaries reduces the candidate check time by a factor of 2 and the total query processing time by 40 percent.

Rotem, Doron; Stockinger, Kurt; Wu, Kesheng

2005-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

30

Novel polarization interference imaging spectroscope  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A novel principle and scheme of Polarization Interferometer Imaging Spectroscope has been proposed. A wide-field-of-view polarization Interference imaging spectrometer (WPIIS) based on a Savart polariscope, without moving parts, and with a narrow slit ... Keywords: SNR, modulation depth, polarization interference imaging spectrometer, savart polariscope, throughput

Chunmin Zhang; Baochang Zhao; Yingcai Li; Zhilin Yuan; Xiaohua Jian; Lanyan Zhu

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

31

Telecom Center Interference Literature Review  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The proposed construction of a 115 kV transmission line, 100 meters from an existing telecom switching center, resulted in an inquiry from the telecom company about the risk of interference. This report provides the results of a literature review and a qualitative analysis of potential modes of interference.

2008-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

32

Routine Form EIA-895 Edit Checks Each  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Routine Routine Form EIA-895 Edit Checks Each filing of the Form EIA-895 is manually checked for reasonableness and mathematical accuracy. Volumes are converted, as necessary, to a standard 14.73 psia pressure base. Value data are compared to the previous year's data for reasonableness. When data on nonhydrocarbon gases re- moved, gas vented and flared, and gas used for repressuring are not reported for a State that historically reported one or more of these items, a volume is imputed. The imputation is based on the average ratio of gas volumes in the missing category to total gross withdrawals in States with values reporting gas in that category. This average ratio is applied to the volume of total gross withdrawals reported by the State to calculate the volume for the missing items. State agencies are contacted by telephone in order to correct errors. Amended filings or resubmissions are not

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Optimized synthesis of concurrently checked controllers  

SciTech Connect

Dedicated controllers (or FSM's) with concurrent checking capabilities are of prime importance in highly dependable applications. This paper presents a new method for introducing on-line test facilities in a controller with a very low overhead. This on-line test consists in detecting illegal paths in the control flow graph. These illegal paths may be due either to permanent faults or to transient errors. The state code flow is compacted through polynomial division. An implicit justifying signature method is applied at the state code level and ensures identical signatures before each join node of the control flow graph. The signatures are then independent of the path followed previously in the graph and the comparison to reference data is greatly facilitated. This property is obtained by a clever state assignment, nearly without area overhead. The controllers can then be checked by signature analysis, either by a built-in monitor or by an external checker.

Leveugle, R.; Saucier, G. (Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, CSI Lab., 38000 Grenoble (FR))

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-Checking CSP-Z  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract. Model-checking is now widely recognised as an efficient method for analysing computer system properties, such as deadlock-freedom. Its practical applicability is due to existing automatic tools which deal with tedious proofs. Another increasingly research area is formal language integration where the capabilities of each language are used to capture precisely some aspects of a system. In this paper we describe a formal strategy for deadlock analysis of specifications in CSP-Z (a language which integrates CSP and Z). We also show how FDR (a modelchecker originally developed for CSP) can be adapted for CSP-Z. Finally, we present a subset of a CSP-Z formal specification of a real Brazilian artificial microsatellite, and use FDR to check that the specification is deadlock-free.

Alexandre Mota; Augusto Sampaio

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Is it possible to check microcomponent coatings?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Optical microcomponents are increasingly used in laser optical systems because of their many and novel industrial applications. These components are coated in order to enhance their optical performance, but optical characterizations are very difficult due to the shapes and small size. Thus, to perform this kind of measurement, special devices are needed. It is difficult to check component optical responses after manufacturing. Thus a new method, developed by the French Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission, is proposed to fill this gap.

Piombini, Herve; Voarino, Philippe; Lemarchand, Fabien

2011-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

36

Pre-resistance-welding resistance check  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A preweld resistance check for resistance welding machines uses an open circuited measurement to determine the welding machine resistance, a closed circuit measurement to determine the parallel resistance of a workpiece set and the machine, and a calculation to determine the resistance of the workpiece set. Any variation in workpiece set or machine resistance is an indication that the weld may be different from a control weld.

Destefan, Dennis E. (Broomfield, CO); Stompro, David A. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pre-resistance-welding resistance check  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A preweld resistance check for resistance welding machines uses an open circuited measurement to determine the welding machine resistance, a closed circuit measurement to determine the parallel resistance of a workpiece set and the machine, and a calculation to determine the resistance of the workpiece set. Any variation in workpiece set or machine resistance is an indication that the weld may be different from a control weld.

Destefan, D.E.; Stompro, D.A.

1989-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

38

Embracing interference in wireless systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The wireless medium is a shared resource. If nearby devices transmit at the same time, their signals interfere, resulting in a collision. In traditional networks, collisions cause the loss of the transmitted information. ...

Gollakota, Shyamnath (Shyamnath Venkata Satyasrisai)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate...  

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

formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate and ozone interference for passive deployment of Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure samplers Title Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde...

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2013-11-04: NIST Handbook 133 - Volumetric - Checking the ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

NIST Handbook 133 - Volumetric - Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods. Purpose: The focus of this training will ...

2013-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

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41

Unruh radiation and Interference effect  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A uniformly accelerated charged particle feels the vacuum as thermally excited and fluctuates around the classical trajectory. Then we may expect additional radiation besides the Larmor radiation. It is called Unruh radiation. In this report, we review the calculation of the Unruh radiation with an emphasis on the interference effect between the vacuum fluctuation and the radiation from the fluctuating motion. Our calculation is based on a stochastic treatment of the particle under a uniform acceleration. The basics of the stochastic equation are reviewed in another report in the same proceeding. In this report, we mainly discuss the radiation and the interference effect.

Iso, Satoshi; Zhang, Sen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unruh radiation and Interference effect  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A uniformly accelerated charged particle feels the vacuum as thermally excited and fluctuates around the classical trajectory. Then we may expect additional radiation besides the Larmor radiation. It is called Unruh radiation. In this report, we review the calculation of the Unruh radiation with an emphasis on the interference effect between the vacuum fluctuation and the radiation from the fluctuating motion. Our calculation is based on a stochastic treatment of the particle under a uniform acceleration. The basics of the stochastic equation are reviewed in another report in the same proceeding. In this report, we mainly discuss the radiation and the interference effect.

Satoshi Iso; Yasuhiro Yamamoto; Sen Zhang

2011-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

43

Long working distance incoherent interference microscope  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A full-field imaging, long working distance, incoherent interference microscope suitable for three-dimensional imaging and metrology of MEMS devices and test structures on a standard microelectronics probe station. A long working distance greater than 10 mm allows standard probes or probe cards to be used. This enables nanometer-scale 3-dimensional height profiles of MEMS test structures to be acquired across an entire wafer while being actively probed, and, optionally, through a transparent window. An optically identical pair of sample and reference arm objectives is not required, which reduces the overall system cost, and also the cost and time required to change sample magnifications. Using a LED source, high magnification (e.g., 50.times.) can be obtained having excellent image quality, straight fringes, and high fringe contrast.

Sinclair, Michael B. (Albuquerque, NM); De Boer, Maarten P. (Albuquerque, NM)

2006-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Sum Capacity of the Gaussian Interference Channel in the Low Interference Regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New upper bounds on the sum capacity of the two-user Gaussian interference channel are derived. Using these bounds, it is shown that treating interference as noise achieves the sum capacity if the interference levels are below certain thresholds.

Annapureddy, V Sreekanth

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

45

Parasitic interference in nulling interferometry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nulling interferometry aims to detect faint objects close to bright stars. Its principle is to produce a destructive interference along the line-of-sight so that the stellar flux is rejected, while the flux of the off-axis source can be transmitted. In practice, various instrumental perturbations can degrade the nulling performance. Any imperfection in phase, amplitude, or polarization produces a spurious flux that leaks to the interferometer output and corrupts the transmitted off-axis flux. One of these instrumental pertubations is the crosstalk phenomenon, which occurs because of multiple parasitic reflections inside transmitting optics, and/or diffraction effects related to beam propagation along finite size optics. It can include a crosstalk of a beam with itself, and a mutual crosstalk between different beams. This can create a parasitic interference pattern, which degrades the intrinsic transmission map - or intensity response - of the interferometer. In this context, we describe how this instrumental ...

Matter, Alexis; Danchi, William C; Lopez, Bruno; Absil, Olivier

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

46

Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One issue that has been problematic for new plant equipment and especially for digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in recent years is electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Guidance from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), EPRI, and various standards organizations has been evolving for many years and generally converging. However, the NRC's most recent guidance, Regulatory Guide 1.180 Revision 1, and EPRI's most recent EMI Guideline (Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing in...

2008-02-21T23:59:59.000Z

47

Overview of Electron Microscope Interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Power frequency magnetic fields can interfere with proper operation of electronic imaging systems. Electron microscopes are susceptible to deflection of their electron beam by an external magnetic field. This unwanted deflection can cause blurring of the image. MRI equipment is susceptible to induced voltage in the sensing coil caused by changing magnetic fields. In either case the result is degradation of the image. Magnetic field strengths that impact the images are on the same order of magnitude as th...

2010-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

48

Embracing Wireless Interference: Analog Network Coding  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Traditionally, interference is considered harmful.Wireless networks strive to avoid scheduling multiple transmissions at the same time in order to prevent interference. This paper adopts the opposite approach; it encourages ...

Katti, Sachin

2007-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

49

Making sensornet MAC protocols robust against interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Radio interference may lead to packet losses, thus negatively affecting the performance of sensornet applications. In this paper, we experimentally assess the impact of external interference on state-of-the-art sensornet MAC protocols. Our experiments ...

Carlo Alberto Boano; Thiemo Voigt; Nicolas Tsiftes; Luca Mottola; Kay Römer; Marco Antonio Zúñiga

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

50

Topological Interference Management through Index Coding  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

0’ to all those (weak) links whose collective contributionNow we include weak interference links, bringing us back toSince including weak interference links can at worst reduce

Jafar, Syed A

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optical interference produced by artificial light  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wireless infrared transmission systems for indoor use are affected by noise and interference induced by natural and artificial ambient light. This paper presents a characterisation (through extensive measurements) of the interference produced by artificial ...

Adriano J. C. Moreira; Rui T. Valadas; A. M. de Oliveira Duarte

1997-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

52

Mitigating the effects of RF interference through RSSI-Based error recovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On a common sensor node platform (Telos) we sample RSSI with high frequency during packet reception. We find that a packet collision (RF interference) often manifests as a measurable, temporal increase in RSSI. We investigate how the receiver ... Keywords: ARQ, interference mitigation, packet combining

Jan-Hinrich Hauer; Andreas Willig; Adam Wolisz

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Accelerating explicit state model checking on an FPGA: PHAST.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Verification has become an increasingly important part of the hardware design process. One technique used to verify digital circuits is explicit state model checking. PHAST,… (more)

Tie, Mary Ellen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combustible gas sensor interference test report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Result of Laboratory Interference testing of the Sierra Monitor Corporation Gas Sensor, number model 4101-2, are documented.

Webb, B.J., Westinghouse Hanford

1996-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Interference in TDD based LMDS systems  

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In this paper different aspects concerning interference in TDD (Time Division Duplexing) based LMDS (Local Multipoint Distribution Systems) systems are considered. The most important interference situations are desribed and where appropriate comparisons with FDD (Frequency Division Duplexing) based systems will be made. Both intrasystem (between different operators' networks) and intersystem (within an operator's network) interference are considered.

Isabelle Tardy Ole; Ole Grøndalen; Gianfranco Vezzani; Telital Unicom Centro Ricerche Telecomunicazioni

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An FPGA Implementation of Explicit-State Model Checking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present PHAST, a pipelined hardware accelerated explicit-state model checker. The algorithms and methodologies used to perform the state checking in PHAST are based on the Murphi verifier, developed at Stanford University. Murphi has been used to ... Keywords: fpga, phast, murphi, formal verification, explicit-state, model checking, hash compaction

Mary Ellen Fuess; Miriam Leeser; Tim Leonard

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assumption-Commitment Support for CSP Model Checking  

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AVoCS 2006 Assumption-Commitment Support for CSP Model Checking Nick Moffat1 Systems Assurance using CSP. In our formulation, an assumption-commitment style property of a process SYS takes the form-Guarantee, CSP, Model Checking, Compositional Reasoning 1 Introduction The principle of compositional program

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Model checking education for software engineers in Japan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper is the preliminary report of a joint research project on developing a body of knowledge on model checking. The project is being carried out by four organizations that give model checking courses to software engineers in Japan. The paper explains ... Keywords: body of knowledge, evaluation, training

Hideaki Nishihara; Koichi Shinozaki; Koji Hayamizu; Toshiaki Aoki; Kenji Taguchi; Fumihiro Kumeno

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An automated translator for model checking time constrained workflow systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Workflows have proven to be a useful conceptualization for the automation of business processes. While formal verification methods (e.g., model checking) can help ensure the reliability of workflow systems, the industrial uptake of such methods has been ... Keywords: automated translation, distributed model checking, modeling, time, workflow systems

Ahmed Shah Mashiyat; Fazle Rabbi; Hao Wang; Wendy MacCaull

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MARCIE: model checking and reachability analysis done efficiently  

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MARCIE is a tool for the analysis of generalized stochastic Petri nets which can be augmented by rewards. The supported analysis methods range from qualitative and quantitative standard properties to model checking of established temporal logics. MARCIE's ... Keywords: generalized stochastic petri nets, model checking, simulation

Monika Heiner, Christian Rohr, Martin Schwarick

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solving production scheduling problems using advanced model checking tools  

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The main scope of this paper is the implementation of a method for production scheduling, using advanced model checking tools. This method makes use of timed automata to model complex production scheduling problems such as the job-shop and the open-shop ... Keywords: distributed manufacturing, job-shops, model checking, production scheduling, timed automata

Dimitrios Panopoulos; Kostas Metaxiotis

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Computer Based Training: Check Valves 1.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ETTM Check Valves is a computer based training module that allows users to access training when desired and review it at their own pace. It provides graphics and limited interactive features to enhance learning. The purpose of this module is to provide the user with a basis for selecting and sizing a check valve for nuclear station applications. While more than one valve type can be used for most applications, the intent is to point out the differences between check valve designs and to assist the user i...

2010-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Interference in Plasmonic Circuits  

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Surface plasmon polaritons (plasmons) are a combination of light and a collective oscillation of the free electron plasma at metal-dielectric interfaces. This interaction allows sub-wavelength confinement of light, beyond the diffraction limit inherent to dielectric structures. The resulting electromagnetic fields are more intense and the strength of optical interactions between metallic structures and light-sources or detectors can be increased. Plasmons maintain non-classical photon statistics and preserve entanglement on plasmon-assisted transmission through thin, patterned metallic films or weakly confining waveguides. For quantum applications it is essential that plasmons behave as indistinguishable quantum particles. Here we report on a quantum interference experiment in a nanoscale plasmonic circuit consisting of an on-chip plasmon beam splitter with integrated superconducting single-photon detectors to allow efficient single plasmon detection. We demonstrate quantum mechanical interaction between pair...

Heeres, Reinier W; Zwiller, Valery

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Photon wave functions and quantum interference experiments  

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We present a general theory to describe two-photon interference, including a formal description of few photon intereference in terms of single-photon amplitudes. With this formalism, it is possible to describe both frequency entangled and separable two-photon interference in terms of single-photon wave functions. Using this description, we address issues related to the physical interpretation of two-photon interference experiments. We include a discussion on how few-photon interference can be interpreted as a bosonic exchange effect, and how this relates to traditional exchange effects with fermions.

G. G. Lapaire; J. E. Sipe

2006-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

65

Interference Proceedings—Winner Take All  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When two or more parties claim identical or substantially identical invention, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may declare an interference proceeding to ...

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The Ergodic Capacity of Interference Networks  

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A. Jafar, “The ergodic capacity of interference networks,”Gupta and P. R. Kumar, “The capacity of wireless networks,”cooperation achieves optimal capacity scaling in ad hoc

Jafar, Syed A

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! | Department of Energy  

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

New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! New Energy Basics Site: Check It Out! August 23, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL Interested in energy efficiency and renewable energy but a little confused by all the terms? Wondering how the technologies actually work? Maybe you're doing some research or working on a paper and just need a little background info. EERE's new Energy Basics site is the place for you. There you can learn things like how a wind turbine works and all about the different types of fuel cells. If you just need a quick definition of a term you've heard, check out the glossary. Energy Basics is not meant to replace Energy Savers or any of the program sites throughout the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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Checking violation tolerance of approaches to database integrity  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A hitherto unquestioned assumption made by all methods for integrity checking has been that the database satisfies its constraints before each update. This consistency assumption has been exploited for improving the efficiency of determining whether ...

Hendrik Decker; Davide Martinenghi

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards constant bandwidth overhead integrity checking of untrusted data  

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We present a trace-hash scheme and an adaptive tree-trace scheme to improve the performance of checking the integrity of arbitrarily-large untrusted data, when using only a small fixed-sized trusted state. Currently, hash ...

Clarke, Dwaine E. (Dwaine Errol), 1976-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

CSL Model Checking of Biochemical Networks with Interval Decision Diagrams  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents an Interval Decision Diagram based approach to symbolic CSL model checking of Continuous Time Markov Chains which are derived from stochastic Petri nets. Matrix-vector and vector-matrix multiplication are the major tasks of exact ...

Martin Schwarick; Monika Heiner

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

A static compliance-checking framework for business process models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Regulatory compliance of business operations is a critical problem for enterprises. As enterprises increasingly use business process management systems to automate their business processes, technologies to automatically check the compliance of process ...

Y. Liu; S. Müller; K. Xu

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient probabilistic model checking of systems with ranged probabilities  

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We introduce a new technique to model check reachability properties on Interval Discrete-Time Markov Chains (IDTMC). We compute a sound over-approximation of the probabilities of satisfying a given property where the accuracy is characterized in terms ...

Khalil Ghorbal; Parasara Sridhar Duggirala; Vineet Kahlon; Franjo Ivan?i?; Aarti Gupta

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Property Checking Driven Abstract Interpretation-Based Static Analysis  

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Concrete semantics used for abstract interpretation analyses are generally expressed as fixpoints. Checking a property on this kind of semantics can be done by intersecting the fixpoint with a specification related to the property. In this paper, we ...

Damien Massé

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

NDSeq: runtime checking for nondeterministic sequential specifications of parallel correctness  

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We propose to specify the correctness of a program's parallelism using a sequential version of the program with controlled nondeterminism. Such a nondeterministic sequential specification allows (1) the correctness of parallel interference to ... Keywords: parallel correctness, serializability, specification

Jacob Burnim; Tayfun Elmas; George Necula; Koushik Sen

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 | Department of Energy  

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

Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 May 4, 2010 - 11:37am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL This past October, we wrote a lot about the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. If you haven't heard of the Solar Decathlon, it's a competition held every two years that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The teams assemble their houses in a village on the National Mall, where they compete in ten contests and open their houses to the public for tours. The next Solar Decathlon will take place in fall 2011, and though it's not front-page news right now, preparations for the 2011 event are well under way. Both DOE and the teams are busily preparing for next year's event, and

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IID Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Commercial Check Me) | Department  

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

IID Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Commercial Check Me) IID Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Commercial Check Me) IID Energy - Commercial Rebate Program (Commercial Check Me) < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Other Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Construction Commercial Weatherization Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Maximum Rebate General: $100,000 per customer per year; may not exceed 50% of the total installed cost of measures New Construction (Whole Building Approach - Owner): $150,000 per year New Construction (Whole Building Approach - Design Team): $30,000 per year New Construction (Systems Approach): $50,000 per year Program Info State California Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Programmable Thermostats: $50/unit

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Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 | Department of Energy  

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

Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 Checking in on Solar Decathlon 2011 May 4, 2010 - 11:37am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL This past October, we wrote a lot about the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. If you haven't heard of the Solar Decathlon, it's a competition held every two years that challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive. The teams assemble their houses in a village on the National Mall, where they compete in ten contests and open their houses to the public for tours. The next Solar Decathlon will take place in fall 2011, and though it's not front-page news right now, preparations for the 2011 event are well under way. Both DOE and the teams are busily preparing for next year's event, and

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Efforts by the nuclear industry to evaluate check valve failures  

SciTech Connect

Recent studies identified approximately 4000 check valve failures that occurred from 1984-1991. Of these, approximately 1600 were determined to be significant enough to require further analysis. This is to be compared with the existing check valve population of nearly 21,000 valves. The strategy proposed in this paper is to establish a refined, centralized check valve failure/reliability database based in part on existing Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) Nuclear Plant Reliability Data System (NPRDS) data. Ideally the database would be maintained in a central location, augmented with specific component information, overall reliability information, and updated at least biannually. The data would be available to sort and search as desired. The conceptual plan is provided and possible uses of the database are given.

Hart, K.; McElhaney, K.L.; Casada, D.A.

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle  

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

Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Reality Check: Cheaper Batteries are GOOD for America's Electric Vehicle Manufacturers September 16, 2011 - 11:05am Addthis Dan Leistikow Dan Leistikow Former Director, Office of Public Affairs Today's New York Times includes a story about loans the Department of Energy has issued for electric vehicle manufacturing. The story says that the price of advanced batteries for electric vehicles is rapidly declining. That's true. And it's also very good news, since it makes America more competitive. The story goes on to say that this price decline could hurt the electric vehicle manufacturers that the Department has extended loans to. That is not true. In fact, it's just the opposite. Think about it - cheaper

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Two-photon interference with thermal light  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The study of entangled states has greatly improved the basic understanding about two-photon interferometry. Two-photon interference is not the interference of two photons but the result of superposition among indistinguishable two-photon amplitudes. The concept of two-photon amplitude, however, has generally been restricted to the case of entangled photons. In this letter we report an experimental study that may extend this concept to the general case of independent photons. The experiment also shows interesting practical applications regarding the possibility of obtaining high resolution interference patterns with thermal sources.

Giuliano Scarcelli; Alejandra Valencia; Yanhua Shih

2004-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program |  

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

You are here You are here Home » Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program Progress Energy Florida - Home Energy Check Audit and Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Multi-Family Residential Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Cooling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Heat Pumps Insulation Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate Duct Test: $$150 Duct Repair: $100 per unit Reflective Roof: $150 Wall Insulation: $300 Replacement Windows - $250 Window Films/Screens - $100 Program Info State Florida Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Heat Pump (Heat Pump Replacement): $100 - $150 Heat Pump (Strip Heat Replacement): $250 - $350

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Electromagnetically induced interference at superconducting qubits  

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We study electromagnetically induced interference at superconducting qubits. The interaction between qubits and electromagnetic fields can provide additional coupling channels to qubit states, leading to quantum interference in a microwave driven qubit. In particular, the interwell relaxation or Rabi oscillation, resulting respectively from the multi- or single-mode interaction, can induce effective crossovers. The environment is modeled by a multi-mode thermal bath, generating the interwell relaxation. Relaxation induced interference, independent of the tunnel coupling, provides deeper understanding to the interaction between the qubits and their environment. It also supplies a useful tool to characterize the relaxation strength as well as the characteristic frequency of the bath. In addition, we demonstrate the relaxation can generate population inversion in a strongly driving two-level system. On the other hand, different from Rabi oscillation, Rabi oscillation induced interference involves more complicate...

Du, Lingjie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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File:OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage File:OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 28 KB, MIME type: application/pdf) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 13:27, 13 November 2012 Thumbnail for version as of 13:27, 13 November 2012 1,275 × 1,650 (28 KB) Dklein2012 (Talk | contribs) You cannot overwrite this file. Edit this file using an external application (See the setup instructions for more information) File usage There are no pages that link to this file. Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=File:OperatingPermitCheckList.pdf&oldid=536405

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It's Time for a National Energy Policy Reality Check  

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

Junc 21, 2001 Junc 21, 2001 It's Time for a National Energy Policy Reality Check A review of the current energy policy debate from a taxpayer and consumer perspective Contents Page Executive Summary ................................................................................................................... iii Introduction .................................................................................................................................. Purpose and Content of this Paper............................................................................................... Energy Policy Issues and the Outlook for Various Energy Sources ............................................ 1. The Demand for Price Controls ............................................................................................

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Polymorphic CSP Type Checking Ping Gao and Robert Esser  

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Polymorphic CSP Type Checking Ping Gao and Robert Esser Concurrent and Real­time Systems Laboratory@cs.adelaide.edu.au Abstract Communicating Sequential Processes (CSP) is a lan­ guage used to describe and reason about between a conventional functional lan­ guage type checker and a type checker for the CSP language

Esser, Robert

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Model checking Timed CSP Philip Armstrong Gavin Lowe Joel Ouaknine  

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Model checking Timed CSP Philip Armstrong Gavin Lowe Jo¨el Ouaknine A.W. Roscoe Oxford University Department of Computer Science Abstract Though Timed CSP was developed 25 years ago and the CSP for Timed CSP. In this paper we report on the creation of such a version, based on the digitisation results

Ouaknine, Joël

87

Conformance checking of interacting processes with overlapping instances  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The usefulness of process models (e.g., for analysis, improvement, or execution) strongly depends on their ability to describe reality. Conformance checking is a technique to validate how good a given process model describes recorded executions of the ... Keywords: artifacts, conformance, overlapping process instances, process models

Dirk Fahland; Massimiliano De Leoni; Boudewijn F. Van Dongen; Wil M. P. Van Der Aalst

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

National propane safety week caps fifth anniversary of GAS Check  

SciTech Connect

This paper reports on National Propane Safety Week. The publicity encompassed everything from preventative maintenance to safe winter storage of cylinders. This campaign focused much of its attention on GAS (gas appliance system) Check, the propane industry's most well-known safety program.

Prowler, S.

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applying High Performance Computing to Analyzing by Probabilistic Model Checking  

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Applying High Performance Computing to Analyzing by Probabilistic Model Checking Mobile Cellular on the use of high performance computing in order to analyze with the proba- bilistic model checker PRISM. The Figure Generation Script 22 2 #12;1. Introduction We report in this paper on the use of high performance

Schneider, Carsten

90

Statistical model checking qos properties of systems with SBIP  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

BIP is a component-based framework supporting rigorous design of embedded systems. This paper presents SBIP, an extension of BIP that relies on a new stochastic semantics that enables verification of large-size systems by using Statistical Model Checking. ...

Saddek Bensalem; Marius Bozga; Benoit Delahaye; Cyrille Jegourel; Axel Legay; Ayoub Nouri

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Checking Access to Protected Members in the Java Virtual Machine  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to a protected instance field declared in a superclass c of s, and that c and s belong to different packages package, declares a protected field with name n and descriptor d. This necessary condition can be checked resolution will be protected and declared in a superclass of s that belongs to a different package. Thus

Coglio, Alessandro

92

Model Checking Partial State Spaces with 3-Valued Temporal Logics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We address the problem of relating the result of model checking a partial state space of a system to the properties actually possessed by the system. We represent incomplete state spaces as partial Kripke structures, and give a 3-valued interpretation ...

Glenn Bruns; Patrice Godefroid

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

93

Check for peroxides every 6 months. opened test 1 test 2 test 3  

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Check for peroxides every 6 months. opened test 1 test 2 test 3 date initials Check for peroxides every 6 months. opened test 1 test 2 test 3 date initials Check for peroxides every 6 months. Test strips can be obtained from EH&S, 5-8200 opened test 1 test 2 test 3 date initials Check for peroxides

Manning, Sturt

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DOE G 430.1-1 Chp 13, Check Estimates and Independent Costs  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

This chapter describes check estimates and their procedures and various types of independent cost estimates.

1997-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

95

check list for those with one abnormal BeLPT  

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

CHECK LIST FOR THOSE WHO HAVE HAD, OR WHO IN THE FUTURE CHECK LIST FOR THOSE WHO HAVE HAD, OR WHO IN THE FUTURE HAVE, ONE ABNORMAL BeLPT _____ Fill out the EE-1 and EE-3 and include a copy of any abnormal BeLPT results that you have; review the EE-7 form. _____ Make a copy of the completed forms (one to keep for yourself). _____ Take the original copy of your forms (or mail them) to your nearest EEOICPA Resource Center. If you have already filed these forms, please do not fill them out again, just skip to the next item, below. _____ After you are accepted into the DOL program, choose a clinical center where you want to have your medical examinations. Circle the center you choose. _____ Call the clinical center where you want your medical examinations to be performed. ["I have an abnormal beryllium blood test and I need to get

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ANALYSIS OF CHECK VALVE DISC MOTION DURING A FLOW TRANSIENT  

SciTech Connect

An analysis of the dynamics of a check valve disc under the influence of a flow transient is presented. The impact velocities of the disc and the pressure surge resulting from extinguishing a fluid velocity are predicted. This analysis develops the equations of motion of a simple swing disc check valve from Newton's Second Law. Modifications of the analysis necessary for application to other types of valves are described. The developed equations are progiammed for the Philco-2000 digital computer in FORTRAN as the SLAM Code. The Code input consists of the characteristics of the valve and the flow transient. The output of the code includes the dynamics of the valve disc as a function of time and the pressure surge induced by valve closure. (H.G.G.)

Fuls, G.M.

1962-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data  

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Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data Tools for Viewing and Quality Checking ARM Data S. Bottone and S. Moore Mission Research Corporation Santa Barbara, California Introduction Mission Research Corporation (MRC) is developing software tools to assist the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data Quality Office with their data inspection tasks. One such tool is NCVweb, a web-based data analysis and visualization tool that allows for easy viewing of ARM NetCDF data files. This tool helps to eliminate the need of and problems associated with downloading large volumes of data, installing and configuring visualization software, or writing custom data exploration software. It has been upgraded this year with many new features described below. NCVweb can be used at the ARM Data Quality website directly via http://dq.arm.gov/ncvweb/ncvweb.cgi, or via the Data Quality

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Checking Access to Protected Members in the Java Virtual Machine #  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to a protected instance field declared in a superclass c of s, and that c and s belong to di#erent packages is protected and declared in a superclass of s that belongs to a di#erent package. The additional check that D for m to be protected and declared in a superclass of s that belongs to a di#erent package is that some

Coglio, Alessandro

99

Model-Checking CSP-OZ Specifications with FDR  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

CSP-OZ is a formal method integrating two different specifications formalisms into one: the formalism Object-Z for the description of static aspects, and the process algebra CSP for the description of the dynamic behaviour of systems. The semantics of CSP-OZ is failure divergence taken from the process algebra side. In this paper we propose a method for checking correctness of CSP-OZ specifications via a translation into the CSP dialect of the model checker FDR.

Clemens Fischer; Heike Wehrheim

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Entanglement of distant electron interference experiments  

SciTech Connect

Two electron interference experiments which are far from each other are considered. They are irradiated with correlated nonclassical electromagnetic fields, produced by the same source. The phase factors are in this case operators, and their expectation values with respect to the density matrix of the electromagnetic field quantify the observed electron fringes. The correlated photons create correlations between the observed electron intensities. Both cases of classically correlated (separable) and quantum mechanically correlated (entangled) electromagnetic fields are considered. It is shown that the induced correlation between the distant electron interferences is sensitive to the nature of the correlation between the irradiating photons.

Tsomokos, D.I.; Chong, C.C.; Vourdas, A. [Department of Computing, School of Informatics, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP (United Kingdom)

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Entanglement of distant electron interference experiments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Two electron interference experiments which are far from each other are considered. They are irradiated with correlated nonclassical electromagnetic fields, produced by the same source. The phase factors are in this case operators, and their expectation values with respect to the density matrix of the electromagnetic field quantify the observed electron fringes. The correlated photons create correlations between the observed electron intensities. Both cases of classically correlated (separable) and quantum mechanically correlated (entangled) electromagnetic fields are considered. It is shown that the induced correlation between the distant electron interferences is sensitive to the nature of the correlation between the irradiating photons.

D. I. Tsomokos; C. C. Chong; A. Vourdas

2004-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

102

Superfluid {sup 4}He Quantum Interference Grating  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We report the first observation of quantum interference from a grating structure consisting of four weak link junctions in superfluid {sup 4}He. We find that an interference grating can be implemented successfully in a superfluid matter wave interferometer to enhance its sensitivity while trading away some of its dynamic range. We also show that this type of device can be used to measure absolute quantum mechanical phase differences. The results demonstrate the robust nature of superfluid phase coherence arising from quantum mechanics on a macroscopic scale.

Sato, Yuki; Joshi, Aditya; Packard, Richard [Physics Department, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)

2008-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

103

Electromagnetically induced interference at superconducting qubits  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study electromagnetically induced interference at superconducting qubits. The interaction between qubits and electromagnetic fields can provide additional coupling channels to qubit states, leading to quantum interference in a microwave driven qubit. In particular, the interwell relaxation or Rabi oscillation, resulting respectively from the multi- or single-mode interaction, can induce effective crossovers. The environment is modeled by a multi-mode thermal bath, generating the interwell relaxation. Relaxation induced interference, independent of the tunnel coupling, provides deeper understanding to the interaction between the qubits and their environment. It also supplies a useful tool to characterize the relaxation strength as well as the characteristic frequency of the bath. In addition, we demonstrate the relaxation can generate population inversion in a strongly driving two-level system. On the other hand, different from Rabi oscillation, Rabi oscillation induced interference involves more complicated and modulated photon exchange thus offers an alternative means to manipulate the qubit, with more controllable parameters including the strength and position of the tunnel coupling. It also provides a testing ground for exploring nonlinear quantum phenomena and quantum state manipulation, in not only the flux qubit but also the systems with no crossover structure, e.g. phase qubits.

Lingjie Du; Yang Yu

2010-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

104

Televisions, video privacy, and powerline electromagnetic interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We conduct an extensive study of information leakage over the powerline infrastructure from eight televisions (TVs) spanning multiple makes, models, and underlying technologies. In addition to being of scientific interest, our findings contribute to ... Keywords: electromagnetic interference, information leakage, powerline security

Miro Enev; Sidhant Gupta; Tadayoshi Kohno; Shwetak N. Patel

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Modelling Chinese Smart Grid: A Stochastic Model Checking Case Study  

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Cyber-physical systems integrate information and communication technology functions to the physical elements of a system for monitoring and controlling purposes. The conversion of traditional power grid into a smart grid, a fundamental example of a cyber-physical system, raises a number of issues that require novel methods and applications. In this context, an important issue is the verification of certain quantitative properties of the system. In this technical report, we consider a specific Chinese Smart Grid implementation and try to address the verification problem for certain quantitative properties including performance and battery consumption. We employ stochastic model checking approach and present our modelling and analysis study using PRISM model checker.

Yüksel, Ender; Nielson, Flemming; Zhu, Huibiao; Huang, Heqing

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System...  

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

Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System October 15, 2012 - 3:19pm Addthis Change your...

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Check out the latest pic of EERE's Solar. Read more athttp:...  

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Check out the latest pic of EERE's Solar. Read more at http:1.usa.govaRHDwx cc @energy.gov Check out the latest pic of EERE's Solar. Read more at http:1.usa.govaRHDwx cc...

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The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money | Department...  

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Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money August 26, 2010 - 11:46am Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New...

109

Family of Finite Geometry Low-Density Parity-Check Codes for Quantum Key Expansion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider a quantum key expansion (QKE) protocol based on entanglement-assisted quantum error-correcting codes (EAQECCs). In these protocols, a seed of a previously shared secret key is used in the post-processing stage of a standard quantum key distribution protocol like the Bennett-Brassard 1984 protocol, in order to produce a larger secret key. This protocol was proposed by Luo and Devetak, but codes leading to good performance have not been investigated. We look into a family of EAQECCs generated by classical finite geometry (FG) low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes, for which very efficient iterative decoders exist. A critical observation is that almost all errors in the resulting secret key result from uncorrectable block errors that can be detected by an additional syndrome check and an additional sampling step. Bad blocks can then be discarded. We make some changes to the original protocol to avoid the consumption of the preshared key when the protocol fails. This allows us to greatly reduce the bit error rate of the key at the cost of a minor reduction in the key production rate, but without increasing the consumption rate of the preshared key. We present numerical simulations for the family of FG LDPC codes, and show that this improved QKE protocol has a good net key production rate even at relatively high error rates, for appropriate choices of these codes.

Kung-Chuan Hsu; Todd A. Brun

2013-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

110

Techniques for geothermal liquid sampling and analysis  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A methodology has been developed that is particularly suited to liquid-dominated resources and adaptable to a variety of situations. It is intended to be a base methodology upon which variations can be made to meet specific needs or situations. The approach consists of recording flow conditions at the time of sampling, a specific insertable probe sampling system, a sample stabilization procedure, commercially available laboratory instruments, and data quality check procedures.

Kindle, C.H.; Woodruff, E.M.

1981-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Isomorph-free model enumeration: a new method for checking relational specifications  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software specifications often involve data structures with huge numbers of value, and consequently they cannot be checked using standard state exploration or model-checking techniques. Data structures can be expressed with binary relations, and operations ... Keywords: formal specification, model checking, model finding, object models, pruning, relational calculus, relational specifications, symmetry

Daniel Jackson; Somesh Jha; Craig A. Damon

1998-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

On application of multi-rooted binary decision diagrams to probabilistic model checking  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we consider the applicability of multi-rooted binary decision diagrams for the probabilistic model checking. The symbolic probabilistic model checking involves manipulation of functions and matrices with the values in [0,1], and multi-terminal ... Keywords: binary decision diagrams, probabilistic model checking

Dmitry Bugaychenko

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

A mathematical theory of network interference and its applications  

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n this paper, we introduce a mathematical framework for the characterization of network interference in wireless systems. We consider a network in which the interferers are scattered according to a spatial Poisson process ...

Shepp, Lawrence A.

114

Transmission Policies for Asymmetric Interference Channels with Energy Harvesting Nodes  

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Transmission Policies for Asymmetric Interference Channels with Energy Harvesting Nodes Kaya power policies to maximize sum capacity in an energy harvesting setting. It is shown derive optimal power allocation policies for interference channels comprised of energy harvesting

Yener, Aylin

115

Periodic Materials and Interference Lithography for Photonics ... - TMS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

02/28/2011 - Periodic Materials and Interference Lithography for Photonics, ... photonic crystals (electromagnetic wave propagation) and phononic crystals ...

116

Physical-Layer Modeling of UWB Interference Effects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Page 1. Contract MDA972-02-C-0056 NETEX UWB Interference Effects Approved for Public Release, Distribution Unlimited ...

2009-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

117

Capacity Regions and Sum-Rate Capacities of Vector Gaussian Interference Channels  

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The capacity regions of vector, or multiple-input multiple-output, Gaussian interference channels are established for very strong interference and aligned strong interference. Furthermore, the sum-rate capacities are established for Z interference, noisy interference, and mixed (aligned weak/intermediate and aligned strong) interference. These results generalize known results for scalar Gaussian interference channels.

Shang, Xiaohu; Kramer, Gerhard; Poor, H Vincent

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Quantum interference of electromagnetic fields from remote quantum memories  

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We observe quantum, Hong-Ou-Mandel, interference of fields produced by two remote atomic memories. High-visibility interference is obtained by utilizing the finite atomic memory time in four-photon delayed coincidence measurements. Interference of fields from remote atomic memories is a crucial element in protocols for scalable generation of multi-node remote qubit entanglement.

T. Chaneliere; D. N. Matsukevich; S. D. Jenkins; S. -Y. Lan; R. Zhao; T. A. B. Kennedy; A. Kuzmich

2006-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

119

Efficient Decompositional Model-Checking for Regular Timing Diagrams  

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There is a growing need to make verification tools easier to use. A solution that does not require redesigning the tool is to construct front-ends providing specification notations that are close to those used in practice. Timing diagrams are such a widely used graphical notation, one that is often more appealing than a "linear" textual notation. This paper introduces a class of timing diagrams called Regular Timing Diagrams (RTDs). RTDs have a precise syntax and a formal semantics that is simple and corresponds to common usage. In addition, RTDs have an inherent compositional structure, which is exploited to provide an efficient algorithm for model-checking an RTD with respect to a system description. The algorithm has time complexity that is a small polynomial in the size of the diagram and linear in the size of the structure. We demonstrate the applicability of our algorithms by verifying that a master-slave system satisfies its specification RTDs.

Nina Amla; E. Allen Emerson; Kedar S. Namjoshi

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

120

Sampling – Soil  

INL has developed a method for sampling soil to determine the presence of extremely fine particles such as absorbents.

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121

NIST Handbook 133 Checking the Net Contents of Packaged ...  

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... 4. Except for aerosol or other pressurized packages, open the sample packages, empty, clean, and dry them as appropriate for the packaging ...

2012-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

122

Coded modulation with Low Density Parity Check codes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis proposes the design of Low Density Parity Check (LDPC) codes for cases where coded modulation is used. We design these codes by extending the idea of Density Evolution (DE) that has been introduced as a powerful tool to analyze LDPC codes. We first discuss methods by which we can design these codes for higher order constellations like 8 Phase Shift Keying (PSK) and 16 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM). We present simulation results that are within 0.22 dB and 0.4 dB within the constrained capacity of 8 PSK and 16 QAM constellations respectively in an Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel. In the second part, we investigate serial concatenation of LDPC codes and minimum shift keying (MSK) with iterative decoding. We show that the design of LDPC codes is crucially dependent on the realization of the MSK modulator. For MSK modulators with non-recursive continuous phase encoders (CPEs), optimal codes for BPSK are optimal whereas for MSK modulators with recursive CPEs the BPSK codes are not optimal. We show that for non-recursive CPEs, iterative demodulation and decoding is not required even though the CPE has memory. However, iterative demodulation is essential for recursive CPEs. For recursive CPEs, we design LDPC codes using density evolution and differential evolution by looking at the graph structure of the CPE and considering message passing between both these codes. The resulting codes provide significantly improved performance over the existing codes.

Narayanaswami, Ravi

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

Anthrax Sampling  

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Anthrax Anthrax Sampling and Decontamination: Technology Trade-Offs Phillip N. Price, Kristina Hamachi, Jennifer McWilliams, and Michael D. Sohn Environmental Energy Technologies Division Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley CA 94720 September 12, 2008 This work was supported by the Office of Science, Office of High Energy Physics, Homeland Security under the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH1123. Contents 1 Executive Summary 3 1.1 How much sampling is needed to decide if a building is safe? . . . . . . . 3 1.1.1 Sampling Nomogram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 1.2 How many characterization samples should be taken? . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.3 What decontamination method should be used? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 1.4 Post-decontamination sampling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 1.5 What are rules of thumb for cost and effort? . . . . . . . . . . . .

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V-172: ISC BIND RUNTIME_CHECK Error Lets Remote Users Deny Service Against Recursive Resolvers  

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

A defect exists which allows an attacker to crash a BIND 9 recursive resolver with a RUNTIME_CHECK error in resolver.c

125

Multi-Photon Interference and Temporal Distinguishability of Photons  

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A number of recent interference experiments involving multiple photons are reviewed. These experiments include generalized photon bunching effects, generalized Hong-Ou-Mandel interference effects and multi-photon interferometry for demonstrations of multi-photon de Broglie wavelength. The multi-photon states used in these experiments are from two pairs of photons in parametric down-conversion. We find that the size of the interference effect in these experiments, characterized by the visibility of interference pattern, is governed by the degree of distinguishability among different pairs of photons. Based on this discovery, we generalize the concept of multi-photon temporal distinguishability and relate it to a number of multi-photon interference effects. Finally, we make an attempt to interpret the coherence theory by the multi-photon interference via the concept of temporal distinguishability of photons.

Z. Y. Ou

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Multi-Photon Interference and Temporal Distinguishability of Photons  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A number of recent interference experiments involving multiple photons are reviewed. These experiments include generalized photon bunching effects, generalized Hong-Ou-Mandel interference effects and multi-photon interferometry for demonstrations of multiphoton de Broglie wavelength. The multi-photon states used in these experiments are from two pairs of photons in parametric down-conversion. We find that the size of the interference effect in these experiments, characterized by the visibility of interference pattern, is governed by the degree of distinguishability among different pairs of photons. Based on this discovery, we generalize the concept of multi-photon temporal distinguishability and relate it to a number of multi-photon interference effects. Keywords: Interference; Distinguishability; Photon Counting. 1.

Z. Y. Ou

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Aerodynamic interference between two Darrieus wind turbines  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The effect of aerodynamic interference on the performance of two curved bladed Darrieus-type vertical axis wind turbines has been calculated using a vortex/lifting line aerodynamic model. The turbines have a tower-to-tower separation distance of 1.5 turbine diameters, with the line of turbine centers varying with respect to the ambient wind direction. The effects of freestream turbulence were neglected. For the cases examined, the calculations showed that the downwind turbine power decrement (1) was significant only when the line of turbine centers was coincident with the ambient wind direction, (2) increased with increasing tipspeed ratio, and (3) is due more to induced flow angularities downstream than to speed deficits near the downstream turbine.

Schatzle, P.R.; Klimas, P.C.; Spahr, H.R.

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Electromagnetic Interference with Implanted Medical Devices: An Update  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Electric and magnetic fields (EMF) and contact currents at both power and radio frequencies can interfere with the functioning of implanted medical electronic devices. In both public and occupational environments, electromagnetic interference issues are now exacerbated by the exponential increase in sources of interference over the last decade, an increasing variety of types of susceptible devices, and greater potential for unintended consequences that can be serious. This technical update discusses pote...

2008-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

129

Sampling box  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An air sampling box that uses a slidable filter tray and a removable filter cartridge to allow for the easy replacement of a filter which catches radioactive particles is disclosed.

Phillips, Terrance D. (617 Chestnut Ct., Aiken, SC 29803); Johnson, Craig (100 Midland Rd., Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0895)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Multilevel interference lithography--fabricating sub-wavelength periodic nanostructures  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Periodic nanostructures have many exciting applications, including high-energy spectroscopy, patterned magnetic media, photonic crystals, and templates for self-assembly. Interference lithography (IL) is an attractive ...

Chang, Chih-Hao, 1980-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

11MEDICAL CHECK UP 11.1 Students' Annual Medical Examination  

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23 11.1 11.2 11MEDICAL CHECK UP 11.1 Students' Annual Medical Examination All students are required to take the annual medical examination which takes place in spring. Please make sure to check the home page or the bulletin board for the exact date and time. Medical examination is also held

132

Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct  

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Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct Xiang Tjoa, BSc BMI, 1202952 27 January 2008 Toyota Motor Europe Information Systems Division Business Planning Avenue: Dr. C. Verhoef Version 2.6 #12;Toyota IS Business Planning All about PlanDoCheckAct 2

Bhulai, Sandjai

133

Information Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS Security Health Check Service Offering  

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Offering The IMS Security Health Check is a special service offering from the IMS Laboratory TechnicalInformation Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS Security Health Check Service two to three weeks after the conclusion of the on-site visit. · Service from the IMS Laboratory

134

Information Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS System High Availability Health Check Service Offering  

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Information Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS System High Availability Health Check Service Offering The IMS System High Availability Health Check is a special service offering from the IMS Laboratory Technical Specialist Group will be happy to help. Visit our website at: ibm.com/software/data/services

135

Information Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS Application Health Check Service Offering  

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Offering The IMS Application Health Check is a special service offering from the IMS laboratory TechnicalInformation Management, Analytics & Optimization Services IMS Application Health Check Service, and possible enhancements to · Service from the IMS Laboratory Technical Specialist group · Get to know

136

Secretary Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility | Department of  

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Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility Secretary Chu Checks In on Biomass Pilot-Scale Facility November 22, 2011 - 10:03am Addthis Secretary Steven Chu visited Kapolei, Hawaii, to check on the process of an integrated biorefinery project awarded $25 million through the Recovery Act to construct the facility. | Image courtesy of the Energy Department. Secretary Steven Chu visited Kapolei, Hawaii, to check on the process of an integrated biorefinery project awarded $25 million through the Recovery Act to construct the facility. | Image courtesy of the Energy Department. Liz Moore Project Manager, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Each biorefinery would: produce as much as 50 million gallons of drop-in green transportation fuels per year

137

Radio Interference From HVDC Converter Stations, Modeling and Characterization  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

High-voltage direct-current converter stations generate electromagnetic interference (EMI) that can affect the performance of nearby electronic equipment. A prototype computer program that calculates EMI characteristics in the 5-500-kHz range will enable utility engineers to determine the extent of such interference during the design stage of a converter station.

1986-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

138

Interference-aware broadcast scheduling in wireless networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we study the Interference-Aware Broadcast Scheduling problem, where all nodes in the Euclidean plane have a transmission range and an interference range equal to r and @a r for @a>=1, respectively. Minimizing latency is known to be NP-Hard ... Keywords: Approximation algorithm, Broadcast, Heuristics, Integer linear program, Latency minimization

Gruia Calinescu; Sutep Tongngam

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Strong-field spatial interference in a tailored electromagnetic bath  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Light scattered by a regular structure of atoms can exhibit interference signatures, similar to the classical double-slit. These first-order interferences, however, vanish for strong light intensities, restricting potential applications. Here, we show how to overcome these limitations to quantum interference in strong fields. First, we recover the first-order interference in strong fields via a tailored electromagnetic bath with a suitable frequency dependence. At strong driving, the optical properties for different spectral bands are distinct, thus extending the set of observables. We further show that for a two-photon detector as, e.g., in lithography, increasing the field intensity leads to twice the spatial resolution of the second-order interference pattern compared to the weak-field case.

M. Macovei; J. Evers; G. -x. Li; C. H. Keitel

2006-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

140

Design and Testing of Vacuum Breaker Check Valve for Simplified Boiling Water Reactor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new design of the vacuum breaker check valve was developed to replace the mechanical valve in a simplified boiling water reactor. Scaling and design calculations were performed to obtain the geometry of new passive hydraulic vacuum breaker check valve. In order to check the valve performance, a RELAP5 model of the simplified boiling water reactor system with the new valve was developed. The valve was implemented in an integral facility, PUMA and was tested for large break loss of coolant accident. (authors)

Ishii, M.; Xu, Y.; Revankar, S.T. [Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (United States)

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes...  

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2009-1022 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http:crossref.org Online Internet link for Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and...

142

V-156: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain  

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6: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users 6: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges V-156: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges May 15, 2013 - 12:19am Addthis PROBLEM: Linux Kernel Array Bounds Checking Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges PLATFORM: Version(s): 2.6.37 to 3.8.9 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. REFERENCE LINKS: Linux Kernel SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1028565 CVE-2013-2094 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION: On systems compiled with PERF_EVENTS support, a local user can supply a specially crafted perf_event_open() call to execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges. The vulnerability resides in the perf_swevent_init() function in 'kernel/events/core.c'.

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Check Out the New Alternative Fuel Station Locator | Department of Energy  

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Check Out the New Alternative Fuel Station Locator Check Out the New Alternative Fuel Station Locator Check Out the New Alternative Fuel Station Locator November 19, 2012 - 2:29pm Addthis Find Stations Plan a Route Location: Go Start: End: Go Fuel: All Fuels Biodiesel (B20 and above) Compressed Natural Gas Electric Ethanol (E85) Hydrogen Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane) more search options close × More Search Options Include private stations Include planned stations Owner All Private Federal State Local Utility Payment All American Express Discover MasterCard VISA Cash Checks CFN Clean Energy Fuel Man Gas Card PHH Services Voyager WEX Electric charger types Include level 1 Include level 2 Include DC fast Include legacy chargers Limit results to within 5 miles Limit results to within 5 miles

144

Checking system rules using system-specific, programmer-written compiler extensions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Systems software such as OS kernels, embedded systems, and libraries must obey many rules for both correctness and performance. Common examples include "accesses to variable A must be guarded by lock B," "system calls must check user pointers for validity ...

Dawson Engler; Benjamin Chelf; Andy Chou; Seth Hallem

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

An automata-theoretic approach for model-checking systems with unspecified components  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper introduces a new approach for the verification of systems with unspecified components. In our approach, some model-checking problems concerning a component-based system are first reduced to the emptiness problem of an oracle finite automaton, ...

Gaoyan Xie; Zhe Dang

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Using Sun Glint to Check the Relative Calibration of Reflected Spectral Radiances  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Observations of sunlight reflected from regions of sun glint are used to check the relative calibration of spectral radiances obtained with imaging radiometers. Reflectances at different wavelengths for sun-glint regions are linearly related. ...

Gunnar Luderer; James A. Coakley Jr.; William R. Tahnk

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

147

Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program |  

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Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program Checking in on Our Council on Women and Girls' Mentoring Program July 26, 2011 - 12:04pm Addthis At the end of March we announced the start of a new mentoring program through our Council on Women and Girls, which matches up female undergraduate students in the DC area with women employees in science, engineering, technology, and mathematics (STEM) areas of work. (Check out the blog post here). This week, our mentoring program leaders in our Office of Human Capitol held a mentoring forum for our new mentoring program, featuring a mentoring action plan workshop, networking, and an evaluation of how the program is going so far. While we just announced this new program four months ago, we now have 27 pairs of mentors and mentees who are actively working together

148

Trapped Lee Wave Interference in the Presence of Surface Friction  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Trapped lee wave interference over double bell-shaped obstacles in the presence of surface friction is examined. Idealized high-resolution numerical experiments with the nonhydrostatic Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPS) ...

Ivana Stiperski; Vanda Grubiši?

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

On Digital Radio Receiver Performance in Electromagnetic Interference Environments  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

adiated emission from electronic equipment, co-located to a digital radio receiver, can affect receiving performance. It is therefore of great importance that this undesired emission be considered in the early design phase of a system containing radio equipment. For this purpose, methods to estimate the performance degradation on digital radio receivers in such environment must be available. From a military point of view, such methods are necessary for at least two important situations; 1) The communication system is not subject to interference from hostile jammers. In this case, undesired electromagnetic interference will decrease the operating range of the radio link. 2) The communication system is subject to interference from hostile jammers. In this case, the ability to withstand jamming is degraded by the undesired interference, as the latter degrades the signal protection devices in the communication system. A tactical consequence of this is that the jammer can obtain the same ...

Peter Stenumgaard; Peter Stenumgaard; Isrn Kth/rst/r--/ --se

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

Medical Devices: Electromagnetic Interference Status and the Role of Standards  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This technical update discusses the role of voluntary and regulatory standards in determining the risks of interference from electric and magnetic fields (EMF) with the functioning of implantable and wearable medical devices. The update covers frequencies from the extremely low frequency (ELF) range through the radio-frequency (RF) range. It augments a 2008 EPRI technical update on electromagnetic interference (EMI) with newer types of implanted medical devices (1016815) and previous EPRI publications th...

2009-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

151

Two-photon interference with true thermal light  

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Two-photon interference and "ghost" imaging with entangled light have attracted much attention since the last century because of the novel features such as non-locality and sub-wavelength effect. Recently, it has been found that pseudo-thermal light can mimic certain effects of entangled light. We report here the first observation of two-photon interference with true thermal light.

Yan-Hua Zhai; Xi-Hao Chen; Da Zhang; Ling-An Wu

2005-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

152

Interference in above-threshold-ionization electron distributions from molecules  

SciTech Connect

We present quantum-mechanical studies on above-threshold ionization of molecular ions in two and three dimensions. The momentum distributions show signatures of interfering emissions from the molecular centers. These structures deviate from a simple double-slit model that ignores the electron-ion interaction, but they are reproduced by an eikonal model. Such distortions of the interference pattern are partly responsible for the absence of clear interference patterns in the angle-integrated electron energy spectra.

Henkel, Jost [Institut fuer Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universitaet Wuerzburg, and Roentgen Research Center for Complex Material Systems, Am Hubland, D-97074 Wuerzburg (Germany); Institut fuer Theoretische Physik and Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time Research (QUEST), Leibniz Universitaet Hannover Appelstrasse 2, D-30167 Hannover (Germany); Lein, Manfred [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik and Centre for Quantum Engineering and Space-Time Research (QUEST), Leibniz Universitaet Hannover Appelstrasse 2, D-30167 Hannover (Germany); Engel, Volker [Institut fuer Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Universitaet Wuerzburg, and Roentgen Research Center for Complex Material Systems, Am Hubland, D-97074 Wuerzburg (Germany)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

153

Electromagnetic Interference and the Pacemaker Patient T1-Electromagnetic Interference and the Pacemaker Patient 10/03/03  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

While clinically significant problems with electromagnetic interference (EMI) are rare, a pacemaker’s response to EMI becomes more diverse as technology advances. Pacemaker manufacturers continue to develop interference protection circuitry to keep up with these vast sources of EMI. The pacemaker’s response to EMI is dependent on the characteristics of the EMI, proximity to the interference, available shielding, and the sensing characteristics and polarity of the pacemaker. The pacemaker circuitry is designed to attenuate any interference outside the normal intracardiac range (10 Hz – 100 Hz). This is achieved by using bandpass filters. EMI sources can be broadly classified as galvanic, electromagnetic or magnetic. • Galvanic interference requires direct contact with electrical current. This is most often seen in defibrillation/cardioversion, cautery, TENS units and diathermy. • Electromagnetic or electrically coupled interference does not require direct body contact. This interference is most often seen with arc welders, ham radios, electrical appliances, metal detectors, therapeutic ultrasound and high voltage power lines. • Magnetic interference occurs when a patient comes in close proximity with an intense magnetic field. This is often seen in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMR/MRI) and steel mill induction furnaces. EMI with signal modulation can mimic normal intracardiac signals. When detected, the response to EMI may present itself as a single beat inhibition, total inhibition, noise reversion/asynchronous pacing, rate increase, erratic pacing, or no output. These responses are usually temporary, but can be permanent if the pulse generator circuitry is damaged. A pacemaker’s response to EMI is highly dependent on the specific EMI source, the pacemaker’s mode, and sensing polarity. Included is a list that details the interaction of commonly encountered pacemaker EMI sources. Accompanying this list is a summary table of these sources and reported associated pacemaker responses.

Rev A

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observation of two-photon interference with temporally non-overlapping coherent pulses  

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We report experiments on two-photon interference between temporally non-overlapping weak coherent pulses. While the single-photon interference is washed out, the two-photon interference shows a Hong-Ou-Mandel dip with visibility of $0.50\\pm0.09$, which shows that the two-photon classical interference does not require temporal overlapping between optical pulses.

Kim, Yong-Su; Kuo, Paulina S; Tang, Xiao

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Welcome to SSRL: User Check-In Procedures | Stanford Synchrotron Radiation  

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SSRL: User Check-In Procedures SSRL: User Check-In Procedures Note: SLAC will be closed for the holidays from December 21-January 5. SLAC has installed RFID proximity card readers which facilitate 24/7 access during normal operations - at the main entrance off Sand Hill Road, at the Alpine Road Gate, and at Security Gates 17 and Sector 30. Register and complete safety training before arrival. Scheduled users will obtain a SLAC ID badge with 30-90 days proximity access after completing training and check-in at the URA office in Building 120. If you have a proximity ID badge, contact URA to re-activate your proximity access before subsequent scheduled user experiments. If you do not yet have a proximity activated ID badge, enter SLAC from Sand Hill Road, turn right at the main entrance and visit the Security Office.

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Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site  

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Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site Energy Savings Tips on the Go: Check Out the New Energy Savers Mobile Site March 16, 2012 - 12:46pm Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory For years, many of you have found energy-saving tips about how to save money and energy at home, in your vehicle, and at work on our EnergySavers desktop site. This month, we launched a new Energy Savers mobile website-which provides homeowners these with tips conveniently through your mobile device. Whether you're on the road, at the store, or talking with your home improvement contractor, you can find ways to make your home more comfortable and easier to heat and cool - and save money at the same time.

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Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System |  

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Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System Fight Fall Allergies and Save Energy by Checking Your HVAC System October 15, 2012 - 3:19pm Addthis Change your furnace filter to help keep allergies at bay and keep your furnace and air conditioner running efficiently. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/JaniceRichard. Change your furnace filter to help keep allergies at bay and keep your furnace and air conditioner running efficiently. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/JaniceRichard. Elizabeth Spencer Communicator, National Renewable Energy Laboratory What does this mean for me? Change your furnace filters every month or two to keep your HVAC equipment operating efficiently. I have unbelievably horrible fall allergies. I've never figured out what

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"I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical Meter,  

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"I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical "I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical Meter, Please." "I'd Like to Check Out Two Books, One DVD, and One Electrical Meter, Please." December 8, 2009 - 10:01am Addthis John Lippert Yesterday I wrote about my experience using a digital electrical meter at home. Today I'll discuss what I'm doing with promoting their use in my home town. According to one popular environmental Web site, there are a number of libraries providing free loan of these or similar devices, including: The Ottawa Public Library in Ottawa, Canada; the Brown County Library in Green Bay, Wisconsin; the Westport, Connecticut Public Library; hundreds of public libraries in Maine; and libraries in Gothenburg, Sweden. That sounded like a great idea, so I visited my local library to explore

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Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy | Department of  

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Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy Library Patrons in New York Check-Out Renewable Energy December 27, 2011 - 12:52pm Addthis The public library in Esopus, New York, used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh of electricity annually -- approximately 30 percent of the library’s electricity use and a savings of nearly $4,000 in energy costs each year. | Photo courtesy of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The public library in Esopus, New York, used Recovery Act funds to install two photovoltaic arrays expected to generate 31,200 kWh of electricity annually -- approximately 30 percent of the library's electricity use and a savings of nearly $4,000 in energy costs each year. | Photo courtesy of

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Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense  

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Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System Secretary Chu Visits Russian Seaport, Checks Out Second Line of Defense Nuclear Detection System June 7, 2011 - 8:59am Addthis John Gerrard What does this mean for me? The Second Line of Defense program cracks down on nuclear smuggling by installing radiation detection equipment at ports, border crossings and airports around the world. We've all seen the movies where errant nuclear material makes its way into the hands of terrorists, who then plan an attack on U.S. soil. It's pretty safe to say that this is a scenario no one wants to see play out in real life. In fact, in his first foreign policy speech, President Obama called it the "most immediate and extreme threat to global security."

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CheckMATE: Confronting your Favourite New Physics Model with LHC Data  

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In the first three years of running, the LHC has delivered a wealth of new data that is now being analysed. With over 20 fb$^{-1}$ of integrated luminosity, both ATLAS and CMS have performed many searches for new physics that theorists are eager to test their model against. However, tuning the detector simulations, understanding the particular analysis details and interpreting the results can be a tedious task. CheckMATE (Check Models At Terascale Energies) is a program package which accepts simulated event files in many formats for any model. The program then determines whether the model is excluded or not at 95% C.L. by comparing to many recent experimental analyses. Furthermore the program can calculate confidence limits and provide detailed information about signal regions of interest. It is simple to use and the program structure allows for easy extensions to upcoming LHC results in the future. CheckMATE can be found at: http://checkmate.hepforge.org

Drees, Manuel; Kim, Jong Soo; Schmeier, Daniel; Tattersall, Jamie

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Compreshensive industry poll sparks ideas on new push for GAS check  

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This paper provides a comprehensive survey of active participants, inactive participants, and non-participants in the GAS Check program which served as the focus of considerable discussion at a recent GAS Check Committee meeting in Oak Brook, Ill. In an effort to encourage greater involvement in the program by marketers and consumers alike, committee members voted to undertake a number of important activities now and in the near future. These actions include: Contacting homeowners' insurance companies (through their national association, if applicable) regarding possible discounts or other incentives that would encourage policyholders to participate in GAS Check. NPGA's desire to obtain insurance company endorsement arose from the finding that many homeowners are simply not interested in the program.

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money | Department of  

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The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money The Energy Doctor Is In: Home Check-Ups to Save You Money August 26, 2010 - 11:46am Addthis Andy Oare Andy Oare Former New Media Strategist, Office of Public Affairs What does this mean for me? Home energy assessments can help you take steps to drastically reduce your energy bills. Given all of the buzz around weatherization lately, and with temperatures getting ready to drop in the next month or so (hopefully), it's a worthwhile time to quickly talk about one of the most important initial steps to making your home more energy-efficient: getting a home energy assessment. A home energy assessment, also known as a home energy audit, is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what

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An interference wiggler for precise diagnostics of electron beam energy  

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Relativistic electrons passing through two identical magnetic sections generate synchrotron radiation whose spectrum is strongly modulated as the photon energy varies. The modulation is caused by the interference of radiation from each section, and has been observed in the spectrum of spontaneous radiation from transverse optical klystron which utilizes two undulators. In this paper, another device based on two simple wigglers is analyzed. The device, which will be called the interference wiggler, can be used for precise diagnostics of electron beam energy; by analyzing the modulated spectrum with a monochromator, the electron energy can be determined up to an accuracy of 10/sup -3/ or 10/sup -4/. General design criteria for interference wigglers are developed. Several example designs are given for measurement of the electron energy for the planned electron beam facility at CEBAF for the 1 to 2 GeV Light Source at Berkeley.

Kim, Kwang-Je

1987-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On-chip quantum interference between two silicon waveguide sources  

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Integrated quantum optics promises to enhance the scale and functionality of quantum technologies, and has become a leading platform for the development of complex and stable quantum photonic circuits. Here, we report the on-chip generation and manipulation of two-photon entanglement, and high-visibility quantum interference with two photon-pair sources integrated within a reconfigurable silicon-on-insulator photonic circuit. Degenerate and non-degenerate entangled photon pairs were created and manipulated on-chip to exhibit quantum interference with visibility as high as 100.0 +/- 0.4%. Our device presents integration of photon-pair sources with dynamic quantum photonic circuitry, and the first high-visibility quantum interference between on-chip sources. These results represent a path to the next generation of monolithic quantum photonic circuits with integrated sources.

Joshua Silverstone; Damien Bonneau; Kazuya Ohira; Nob Suzuki; Haruhiko Yoshida; Norio Iizuka; Mizunori Ezaki; Robert Hadfield; Graham D. Marshall; Val Zwiller; John Rarity; Jeremy OBrien; Mark Thompson

2013-04-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Path Interference through Incoherent Motions in Multilevel Quantum Systems  

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The fluctuating incoherent environment in the condensed phase plays an important role in the dynamics and steady states of open quantum systems. The most fascinating aspect in open quantum systems is quantum coherence induced by path interference of incoherent motions. We propose a modified Ehrenfest scheme to study the path interference of incoherent motions in multi-level quantum systems. The detailed balance is enforced by considering the quantum correction of two-time correction functions based on second order master (rate) equations. With the modified Ehrenfest method, we can study the steady state populations and other quantum observables under different thermal dynamic conditions, such as energy relaxation and non-Markovian effects. For the three level system under incoherent coupling, we show how the steady state populations are influenced by the quantum path interference of incoherent fluctuations (Agarwal-Fano-like interference). We discuss the modified Ehrenfest method and its connection with stochastic Langevin equations and second order master equations. Most existing quantum MD simulation methods, particularly Master equation techniques, fall into the category of the weak coupling limit due to the nature of detailed balance. Although the modified Ehrenfest method is amicable to second-order master equations, it is actually a better way to model the quantum path interference since it preserves multi-time memory kernels. Therefore, it enables us to study the quantum path interference. This method can be used as quantum MD simulators for large open quantum systems like solar cell, (organic) LED, etc. The future extension of this method beyond the modified Ehrenfest scheme can be done with efficient wavepacket propagation methods by treating the bath modes in full quantum mechanical way.

Xin Chen

2013-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Customer Electromagnetic Compatibility: A Study on Interference Issues  

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Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) has been a problem since before the invention of radio. The proliferation of ever-more sensitive electronic devices has made EMC and RFI into quite pervasive problems. When confronted with an interference problem, it is easy and tempting to automatically blame the electric power company or the radio amateur next door, but in fact the source may be right in the interference recipient's own home. Or, because of the long-distance propagation of radio waves, it may turn ou...

2004-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Check Point  

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Protocol Support for High Availability of IKEv2/IPsec The IPsec protocol suite is widely used for business-critical network traffic. In order to make IPsec deployments highly available, more scalable, and failure-resistant, they are often implemented as IPsec High Availability (HA) clusters. However, there are many issues in IPsec HA clustering, and in particular in Internet Key Exchange Protocol version 2 (IKEv2) clustering. An earlier document, "IPsec Cluster Problem Statement", enumerates the issues encountered in the IKEv2/IPsec HA cluster environment. This document resolves these issues with the least possible change to the protocol. This document defines an extension to the IKEv2 protocol to solve the main issues of "IPsec Cluster Problem Statement " in the commonly deployed hot standby cluster, and provides implementation advice for other issues. The main issues solved are the synchronization of IKEv2 Message ID counters, and of IPsec replay counters. Status of This Memo This is an Internet Standards Track document. This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the

R. Singh; G. Kalyani; Y. Nir; Y. Sheffer; D. Zhang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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T-690: Check Point Endpoint Security On-Demand Client Lets Remote Users  

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0: Check Point Endpoint Security On-Demand Client Lets Remote 0: Check Point Endpoint Security On-Demand Client Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code T-690: Check Point Endpoint Security On-Demand Client Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code August 10, 2011 - 8:45am Addthis PROBLEM: Due to quality issues within the software, an attacker is able to access insecure methods from the "trustworthy" Java applet or ActiveX control and exploit those features to compromise all client systems that trust the correctly signed Java applet or ActiveX control (e.g. all users that need to use this software for accessing internal systems over company VPN). PLATFORM: Multiple products:- R65.70 - R70.40 - R71.30 - R75 - Connectra R66.1 - Connectra R66.1n - VSX R65.20 - VSX R67 ABSTRACT: Check Point Endpoint Security On-Demand Client Lets Remote Users Execute

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Using model checking to analyze the system behavior of the LHC production grid  

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DIRAC (Distributed Infrastructure with Remote Agent Control) is the grid solution designed to support production activities as well as user data analysis for the Large Hadron Collider ''beauty'' experiment. It consists of cooperating distributed services ... Keywords: Distributed system, Grid, LHC, Model checking, Process algebra, Workflow

Daniela Remenska, Tim A. C. Willemse, Kees Verstoep, Jeff Templon, Henri Bal

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Defining and Model Checking Abstractions of Complex Railway Models using CSP||B  

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Defining and Model Checking Abstractions of Complex Railway Models using CSP||B Faron Moller1. In [11, 10] we propose a new modelling approach for railway interlockings. We use CSP||B [13], which involves events such as train movements and, in the interlocking, state based reasoning. In this sense, CSP

Doran, Simon J.

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Modelling and model checking suspendible business processes via statechart diagrams and CSP  

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When modelling object behaviour with UML statechart diagrams, the history mechanism can be useful for modelling the suspension of a ''normal'' business process upon certain ''abnormal'' events together with the subsequent resumption, as illustrated by ... Keywords: History mechanism, Model checking, Object behaviour, Process modelling, Statechart diagrams

W. L. Yeung; K. R. P. H. Leung; Ji Wang; Wei Dong

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A tool for checking CSP||B specifications Huu Nghia Nguyen, Jean-Pierre Jacquot  

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A tool for checking CSP||B specifications Huu Nghia Nguyen, Jean-Pierre Jacquot LORIA ­ Nancy in the verification of CSP||B specifications. Our primary research goal is methodological: we aim at understanding. One specification may require the use of B for managing some complex data structure, of CSP

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The past, present and future of protocol checking with CSP and FDR  

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AVoCS 2006 The past, present and future of protocol checking with CSP and FDR Bill Roscoe1 Oxford of these meetings was the development of the CSP model of cryptographic protocols, following Gavin Lowe's discovery the particular advantages of using a process algebra, and CSP in particular, for modelling cryptoprotocols

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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welcome to university residences Boiler Gold Rush Check-In...........................Saturday, August 13 and  

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welcome to university residences #12;Boiler Gold Rush Check-In...........................Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14, 2011 Boiler Gold Rush residence hall systems in the United States. weLcomE! 1 #12;Boiler GoLD Rush ParticiPants Your regular

Fernández-Juricic, Esteban

176

Distributed data possession checking for securing multiple replicas in geographically-dispersed clouds  

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Distributing multiple replicas in geographically-dispersed clouds is a popular approach to reduce latency to users. It is important to ensure that each replica should have availability and data integrity features; that is, the same as the original data ... Keywords: Cloud computing, Complete bidirectional directed graph, Data security, Multiple replicas data possession checking, Optimal spanning tree

Jing He; Yanchun Zhang; Guangyan Huang; Yong Shi; Jie Cao

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How the design of JML accommodates both runtime assertion checking and formal verification  

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Specifications that are used in detailed design and in the documentation of existing code are primarily written and read by programmers. However, most formal specification languages either make heavy use of symbolic mathematical operators, which discourages ... Keywords: JML language, formal methods, java language, program verification, programming by contract, runtime assertion checking, specification languages

Gary T. Leavens; Yoonsik Cheon; Curtis Clifton; Clyde Ruby; David R. Cok

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Embedding conformance checking in a process intelligence system in hospital environments  

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Process intelligence is an effective means to analyze and improve business processes in companies with high degree of automation. Hospitals are also facing high pressure to be profitable with ever decreasing available funds in a stressed healthcare sector, ... Keywords: conformance checking, process modeling in healthcare, visualization and monitoring healthcare processes

Kathrin Kirchner; Nico Herzberg; Andreas Rogge-Solti; Mathias Weske

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A two-phase approximation for model checking probabilistic unbounded until properties of probabilistic systems  

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We have developed a new approximate probabilistic model-checking method for untimed properties in probabilistic systems, expressed in a probabilistic temporal logic (PCTL, CSL). This method, in contrast to the existing ones, does not require the ... Keywords: CSL, CTMC, DTMC, PCTL

Paul Jennings; Arka P. Ghosh; Samik Basu

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Original paper: An integrated model for simulation of border-check irrigated dairy pasture production systems  

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Border-check irrigation is the predominant method of applying water to dairy pastures in Australia. Dairy pastures consume 40% of total irrigation water in Australia and, with irrigation water security in Australia under threat from climate variability/change ... Keywords: Dairy pasture systems, Integrated modeling tools, Surface irrigation hydraulics

P. Douglas; K. B. Dassanayake; D. F. Chapman; I. R. Johnson; M. Khanna; H. Malano

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vol. 4, No. 8, 2005 Checking Access to Protected Members in  

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) ensures that a protected member m declared in c is accessible, outside the package p of c, only (on to a protected member m declared in a class c CL that belongs to a package different from s and such that c > s is protected and declared in a superclass of s that belongs to a different package. The additional check

Coglio, Alessandro

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USING BOX-JENKINS MODELS TO FORECAST FISHERY DYNAMICS: IDENTIFICATION, ESTIMATION, AND CHECKING  

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USING BOX-JENKINS MODELS TO FORECAST FISHERY DYNAMICS: IDENTIFICATION, ESTIMATION, AND CHECKING Roy MENDELSSOHN! ABSTRACT Box·Jenkins models are suggested as appropriate models for forecasting fishery dynamics in Hawaii. An actual 12-month forecast is shown to give a reasonable fit to the observed data. Most

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Remote performance check and automated failure identification for grid-connected PV systems  

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energy yield against an expected, simulated value. A PV simulation model, which employs inexpensiveRemote performance check and automated failure identification for grid-connected PV systems reliable operation of small systems up to 5 kWp. The detection and identification of a failure is strongly

Heinemann, Detlev

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Taking our own medicine: applying the refinement calculus to state-rich refinement model checking  

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In this paper, we advocate the use of formal specification and verification in software development for high-integrity and safety-critical systems, where mechanical proof plays a central role. In particular, we emphasise the crucial importance of applying ... Keywords: formal verification, model checking, theorem proving

Leo Freitas; Ana Cavalcanti; Jim Woodcock

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-interference on UML state-charts  

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Non-interference is a semantically well-defined property that allows one to reason about the security of systems with respect to information flow policies for groups of users. Many of the security problems of implementations could be already spotted ...

Martín Ochoa; Jan Jürjens; Jorge Cuéllar

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interband transitions and interference effects in superconducting qubits  

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We investigate phase-sensitive interference effects in a periodically sin(2¿ f rf t)-driven, artificial two-state system connected to a microwave resonator at f LC ¿ 800 MHz. We observe two ... Keywords: 73.23.Hk, 85.25.Cp, 85.35.Gv, Aharonov---Anandan phase, Franck---Condon physics, Landau---Zener tunneling, Multiphoton transitions, Superconducting qubits

Antti Paila; Jani Tuorila; Mika Sillanpää; David Gunnarsson; Jayanta Sarkar; Yuriy Makhlin; Erkki Thuneberg; Pertti Hakonen

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Electromagnetic interferences from plasmas generated in meteoroids impacts  

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Submitted to Europhysics Letters. It is shown that the plasma, generated during an impact of a meteoroid with an artificial satellite, can produce electromagnetic radiations below the microwave frequency range. These interferences can disturb the regular satellite operations. Pacs 96.50.Kr: Meteors and meteoroids. Pacs 52.50.Lp: Plasma production and heating by shock waves and compression.

Luigi Foschini

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electromagnetic interferences from plasmas generated in meteoroids impacts  

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It is shown that the plasma, generated during an impact of a meteoroid with an artificial satellite, can produce electromagnetic radiation below the microwave frequency range. This interference is shown to exceed local noise sources and might disturb regular satellite operations.

Luigi Foschini

1998-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

189

Radiation interference from sources rotating around Schwarzschild black holes  

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We investigate the influence of the spacetime curvature on the interference of the radiation emitted by an ensemble of scalar sources in circular motion around a Schwarzschild black hole. We pay particular attention to the transition from the radiating to the non-radiating regime as the number of sources increases.

Mendes, Raissa F P

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

A Cautionary Tale of Caterpillars and Selectional Interference  

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A Cautionary Tale of Caterpillars and Selectional Interference W. Garrett Mitchener December 14-trivial. In laboratory experiments by Nijhout and in computer simulations, one can selectively breed caterpillars based experiments and computer simulations yield striking complexity. Selecting for size and time simultaneously

Mitchener, W. Garrett

191

Radio astronomical imaging in the presence of strong radio interference  

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Abstract—Radio-astronomical observations are increasingly contaminated by interference, and suppression techniques become essential. A powerful candidate for interference mitigation is adaptive spatial filtering. We study the effect of spatial filtering techniques on radio-astronomical imaging. Current deconvolution procedures, such as CLEAN, are shown to be unsuitable for spatially filtered data, and the necessary corrections are derived. To that end, we reformulate the imaging (deconvolution/calibration) process as a sequential estimation of the locations of astronomical sources. This not only leads to an extended CLEAN algorithm, but also the formulation allows the insertion of other array signal processing techniques for direction finding and gives estimates of the expected image quality and the amount of interference suppression that can be achieved. Finally, a maximum-likelihood (ML) procedure for the imaging is derived, and an approximate ML image formation technique is proposed to overcome the computational burden involved. Some of the effects of the new algorithms are shown in simulated images. Index Terms—CLEAN, interference mitigation, maximum likelihood, minimum variance, parametric imaging, radio astronomy, spatial filtering, synthesis imaging. I.

Amir Leshem; Alle-jan Van Der Veen

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interference-aware ieee 802.16 wimax mesh networks  

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Abstract — The IEEE 802.16 WiMax standard provides a mechanism for creating multi-hop mesh, which can be deployed as a high speed wide-area wireless network. To realize the full potential of such high-speed IEEE 802.16 mesh networks, two efficient wireless radio resource allocation extensions were developed. The objective of this paper is to propose an efficient approach for increasing the utilization of WiMax mesh through appropriate design of multi-hop routing and scheduling. As multiple-access interference is a major limiting factor for wireless communication systems, we adopt here an interference-aware cross-layer design to increase the throughput of the wireless mesh network. In particular, our scheme creates a tree-based routing framework, which along with scheduling is interference aware and results in a much higher spectral efficiency. Performance evaluation results show that the proposed interference-aware scheme achieves significant throughput enhancement over the basic IEEE 802.16 mesh network.

Hung-yu Wei; Samrat Ganguly; Rauf Izmailov

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Boson Sampling on a Photonic Chip  

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While universal quantum computers ideally solve problems such as factoring integers exponentially more efficiently than classical machines, the formidable challenges in building such devices motivate the demonstration of simpler, problem-specific algorithms that still promise a quantum speedup. We construct a quantum boson sampling machine (QBSM) to sample the output distribution resulting from the nonclassical interference of photons in an integrated photonic circuit, a problem thought to be exponentially hard to solve classically. Unlike universal quantum computation, boson sampling merely requires indistinguishable photons, linear state evolution, and detectors. We benchmark our QBSM with three and four photons and analyze sources of sampling inaccuracy. Our studies pave the way to larger devices that could offer the first definitive quantum-enhanced computation.

Justin B. Spring; Benjamin J. Metcalf; Peter C. Humphreys; W. Steven Kolthammer; Xian-Min Jin; Marco Barbieri; Animesh Datta; Nicholas Thomas-Peter; Nathan K. Langford; Dmytro Kundys; James C. Gates; Brian J. Smith; Peter G. R. Smith; Ian A. Walmsley

2012-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate and ozone  

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Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate and ozone Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate and ozone interference for passive deployment of Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure samplers Title Investigation of formaldehyde and acetaldehyde sampling rate and ozone interference for passive deployment of Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure samplers Publication Type Journal Article Year of Publication 2013 Authors Mullen, Nasim A., Marion L. Russell, Melissa M. Lunden, and Brett C. Singer Journal Atmospheric Environment Volume 80 Pagination 184-189 Date Published 12/2013 Keywords aldehyde; exposure; indoor air quality; passive sampler; residential Abstract This study investigated formaldehyde and acetaldehyde passive sampling rates and ozone interference for the DNPH-based Waters Sep-Pak XPoSure sampler. Previous studies have shown that ozone interferes with active sampling by this cartridge. Our study included one laboratory and six field experiments conducted in Northern California homes. Passive sampling rates of 1.10 ± 0.09 and 0.86 ± 0.10 mL/min determined for formaldehyde and acetaldehyde are lower than previously reported. In a controlled laboratory experiment there were small, statistically insignificant impacts of subsequent ozone exposure on formaldehyde and acetaldehyde mass passively collected on the samplers. This sampler is inexpensive, easy to deploy and to transport by mail, and has a high sampling capacity when used passively; it is suitable for a wide-range of monitoring applications. However, the passive sampling rate remains in question given the internally consistent, but different results obtained in our study and the previous study.

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LAPTOP COMPUTER CHECKOUT POLICY There are two laptop computers that can be checked out by faculty who need them for  

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LAPTOP COMPUTER CHECKOUT POLICY There are two laptop computers that can be checked out by faculty policy which was adopted by College Council: (1) The pool laptop computers can be checked out for no more than 2 weeks at a time. (2) Reservation requests for portable computers should be submitted at least 1

Selmic, Sandra

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Pseudo-random construction and reduced complexity decoding for low density parity check codes  

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The bipartite graph of an LDPC code is typically constructed at random. The memory required to store the randomly constructed parity-check matrix at the decoder can be prohibitive in some applications. When a system has a set of different LDPC codes, each of the parity-check matrices need to be stored in the receiver. Another disadvantage of random constructions methods is that it results in prominent error floors. In this thesis, a novel technique is presented for constructing the bipartite graph of LDPC codes using maximum length linear congruential sequences generated by a simple recursion instead of random construction techniques. For this class of codes it is proved that regular LDPC codes can be constructed without any cycles of length shorter than 6. Simulation results show that these codes provide almost the same performance of a constrained random construction that explicitly avoids cycles of length less than 6. These codes show a better or comparable performance with LDPC codes based on finite geometries. These codes are easily constructed for low rates and require longer lengths for higher rates. A constrained construction technique for constructing irregular LDPC codes is studied and its performance compared with randomly constructed codes. In the second part of the thesis the message passing LDPC decoder is altered for reduced complexity. Updations of log-likelihood values(LLR) at bit nodes are stopped once they reach a threshold of reliability. The effect of threshold on complexity reduction and performance degradation is studied. It is found that the complexity is far less when compared to systems that do not have a mechanism to stop the iterations. When compared with systems that employ cyclic redundancy check or parity checks to stop the iterations, this scheme results in only a small reduction of 20 to 35 percent in complexity at the cost of a small performance degradation.

Prabhakar, Abhiram

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stray current interference control for HVDC earth currents  

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High-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission lines exist around the world, with several in the US. When one conductor must be taken out of operation (in case of emergency), the earth may be used as an alternate conductor. The earth current may be accumulated on and discharged from underground metallic structures that cross the voltage gradient created by the current. Test results on two lines showed that stray current interference is not a major problem if mitigated properly.

Fitzgerald, J.H. III [PSG Corrosion Engineering/Corrpro Cos., Detroit, MI (United States); Kroon, D.H. [Corrpro Companies Inc., Spring, TX (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Assessment of Electromagnetic Interference Events in Nuclear Power Plants  

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This report presents a study and analysis of reported electromagnetic interference (EMI-) related incidents in nuclear power plants. These incidents were gathered primarily from the total body of incidents reported to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) database, with a few incidents coming from U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reports. This report analyzes trends and common factors in these events. The analysis is intended to inform the estimation of risk from EMI and offer suggesti...

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

199

Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing in Power Plants: Revision 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Concern about the effect of electromagnetic emissions on the safe, reliable operation of digital equipment has resulted in requirements for utilities to create detailed emissions maps. This guide identifies emissions sources in nuclear power plants, recommends susceptibility and emissions standards, and details design and layout practices for minimizing susceptibility to electromagnetic interference (EMI). Revision 1 reflects modifications to the original document, which received NRC approval in a Safety...

1997-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

200

Quantum Path Interference through Incoherent Motions in Multilevel Quantum Systems  

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Quantum path interferences or resonances in multilevel dissipative quantum systems play an important and intriguing role in the transport processes of nanoscale systems. Many previous minimalistic models used to describe the quantum path interference driven by incoherent fields are based on the approximations including the second order perturbation for the weak coupling limit, the ad-hoc choices of two-time correlation functions and $\\it{etc}$. On the other hand, the similar model to study the non-adiabatic molecular electronic excitation have been extensively developed and many efficient quantum molecular dynamics simulation schemes, such as the Ehrenfest scheme, have been proposed. In this paper, I aim to propose an unified model, extend the Ehrenfest scheme to study the interactions of system-light and system-phonon simultaneously and gain insight into and principles of the roles of quantum path interferences in the realistic molecular systems. I discuss how to derive the time-dependent stochastic Schr$\\ddot{o}$dinger equation from the Ehrenfest scheme as a foundation to discuss the detailed balance for the weak coupling limit and therefore the quantum correction in the Ehrenfest scheme. Different from the master equation technique, the Ehrenfest scheme doesn't need any specific assumptions about spectral densities and two time correlation functions. With simple open two-level and three-level quantum systems, I show the effect of the quantum path interference on the steady state populations. Currently I only focus on the role of the phonon thermal reservoir. The electromagnetic field (solar light) will be modeled as a thermal reservoir and discussed in detail in the future paper.

Xin Chen

2013-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Method of making an improved superconducting quantum interference device  

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An improved superconducting quantum interference device is made by sputtering a thin film of an alloy of three parts niobium to one part tin in a pattern comprising a closed loop with a narrow region, depositing a thin film of a radiation shield such as copper over the niobium-tin, scribing a narrow line in the copper over the narrow region, exposing the structure at the scribed line to radiation and removing the deposited copper.

Wu, Cheng-Teh (Hinsdale, IL); Falco, Charles M. (Woodridge, IL); Kampwirth, Robert T. (Darien, IL)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Interference of a thermal Tonks gas on a ring  

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A nonzero temperature generalization of the Fermi-Bose mapping theorem is used to study the exact quantum statistical dynamics of a one-dimensional gas of impenetrable bosons on a ring. We investigate the interference produced when an initially trapped gas localized on one side of the ring is released, split via an optical-dipole grating, and recombined on the other side of the ring. Nonzero temperature is shown not to be a limitation to obtaining high visibility fringes.

Kunal K. Das; M. D. Girardeau; E. M. Wright

2002-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

203

Observation of Interference Patterns in Reconstructed Digital Holograms of Atmospheric Ice Crystals  

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The observation of interference patterns in reconstructed digital holograms of natural ice crystals is reported. It is suggested that an investigation of the interference fringes’ origin will yield a new application of holography in atmospheric ...

Sebastian M. F. Raupach

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

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

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

Kazunori Hayashi; Hideaki Sakai

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

A study on the effects of soft interference cancellation for uplink WCDMA system  

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WCDMA system is an interference limited system. Interference cancellation (IC) is a technique that has been widely studied and implemented for WCDMA uplink system to achieve performance close to potential capacity. Most ...

Qi, Tianren

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? | Department of Energy  

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End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? End of Summer Check Up: How Did You Do? September 1, 2009 - 11:53am Addthis Well, the end of summer is in sight. Labor Day is on the horizon, kids are getting ready to go back to school... and the summer energy efficiency tips we've given you are about to be retired for the year. Not all of them, but some apply only to the warm weather months, and so they'll get a rest while we retool for winter. We're going to switch back to Stay Warm, Save Money (our "winter clothes" as it were), to help you get ready to save money during the cold months. But before we go... let's level with each other for a second. It's okay, it's just you and me. Did you get started on making your home energy efficient this summer? Did you buy the stuff you needed, get started... and

207

Model-Checking CSP-Z: Strategy, Tool Support and Industrial Application  

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Model-checking is now widely accepted as an ecient method for analysing computer system properties, such as deadlock-freedom. Its practical applicability is due to existing automatic tools which deal with tedious proofs. Another research area of increasing interest is formal language integration where the capabilities of each language are used to capture precisely some aspects of a system. In this paper we propose a general strategy for model-checking CSP-Z specications using as tool support the FDR model-checker. The CSP-Z language is a semantical integration of CSP and Z, such that CSP handles the concurrent aspects of a system, and Z the data structures part. We also present a modular approach for model-checking complex CSP-Z specications, specically to verify deadlock-freedom. Finally, we present a CSP-Z specication for a subset of a real Brazilian articial microssatellite, and apply the proposed strategy to prove that this specication is deadlock-free. Key words: Model-Chec...

Alexandre Mota; Augusto Sampaio

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Designing of transparency windows by quantum interference of wave packets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It has been shown that control over the design of single- or multimode-transparency windows can be achieved by control-probe quantum interferometry using two delayed phase-locked ultrashort pulses. We have investigated how single- or multimode-transparency windows can be designed by eliminating the absorption to a set of odd or even vibrational levels of a molecule covered by the spectral bandwidth of the pulses. Suppression of absorption can be achieved by controlling the quantum interference of two vibrational wave packets excited by these two pulses, leading to destructive interference of transition amplitudes for one set of vibrational levels even or odd. Simuntaneously the interference becomes constructive for the other set of odd or even vibrational levels, leading to absorption to these levels. Thus, a set of transparency windows is designed in between two absorption peaks at two consecutive odd (even) vibrational levels by eliminating absorption at even (odd) vibrational levels between two absorption peaks. If the spectral bandwidth of the pulse [full width at half maximum (FWHM)] is less than the energy difference between two consecutive absorption peaks, the pulse will be transmitted without absorption through the transparency window. However, for pulses with a larger spectral bandwidth (FWHM), a set of broad transparency windows will be generated and different bands of pulse frequencies will be transmitted through these windows. We have shown that coherent control of the design of transparency windows can be achieved by controlling pulse duration, carrier frequency, delay, and the phase difference of two ultrashort pulses.

Dastidar, Krishna Rai [Department of Spectroscopy, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata 700032 (India); Bhattacharjee, Anindita [1035 Aster Ave., Apt. 2131, Sunnyvale, California 94086 (United States)

2010-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

209

Interference in the resonance fluorescence of two incoherently coupled transitions  

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The fluorescence light emitted by a 4-level system in $J=1/2$ to $J=1/2$ configuration driven by a monochromatic laser field and in an external magnetic field is studied. We show that the spectrum of resonance fluorescence emitted on the $\\pi$ transitions shows a signature of spontaneously generated interference effects. The degree of interference in the fluorescence spectrum can be controlled by means of the external magnetic field, provided that the Land\\'e g-factors of the excited and the ground state doublet are different. For a suitably chosen magnetic field strength, the relative weight of the Rayleigh line can be completely suppressed, even for low intensities of the coherent driving field. The incoherent fluorescence spectrum emitted on the $\\pi$ transitions exhibits a very narrow peak whose width and weight depends on the magnetic field strength. We demonstrate that the spectrum of resonance fluorescence emitted on the $\\sigma$ transitions show an indirect signature of interference. A measurement of the relative peak heights in the spectrum from the $\\sigma$ transitions allows to determine the branching ratio of the spontaneous decay of each excited state into the $\\sigma$ channel.

Martin Kiffner; Joerg Evers; Christoph H. Keitel

2006-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

210

Drift-compensated adaptive filtering to improve speech intelligibility in presence of asynchronous interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Conventional adaptive interference cancellation schemes can hardly improve speech intelligibility in the presence of interference whose source cannot be obtained synchronously with the corrupted target speech, because there are inevitable timing drifts ... Keywords: adaptive filtering, adaptive interference cancellation, least squares, timing drift

Heping Ding; David I. Havelock

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Acceptance sampling methods for sample results verification  

SciTech Connect

This report proposes a statistical sampling method for use during the sample results verification portion of the validation of data packages. In particular, this method was derived specifically for the validation of data packages for metals target analyte analysis performed under United States Environmental Protection Agency Contract Laboratory Program protocols, where sample results verification can be quite time consuming. The purpose of such a statistical method is to provide options in addition to the ``all or nothing`` options that currently exist for sample results verification. The proposed method allows the amount of data validated during the sample results verification process to be based on a balance between risks and the cost of inspection.

Jesse, C.A.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

Influence of Polarization Setting on Gold Nanorod Signal at Nonplasmonic Wavelengths Under Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy  

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Researchers rely on a variety of microscopic techniques for observing and tracking anisotropic nanoparticles in real time experiments. This technical note focuses on the optical behavior exhibited by gold nanorods at nonplasmonic wavelengths under differential interference contrast microscopy (DIC). Intense diffraction patterns appear at nonplasmonic wavelengths, and the behavior of these patterns can be altered by adjusting the surrounding medium or the polarizer setting. Such patterns are absent when linear and crossed polarizations are utilized. Making polarization adjustments is important in DIC microscopy, because it affects bias retardation and image contrast. The nonplasmonic diffraction bands that were observed could potentially be exploited for rotational tracking, but more importantly, researchers should exhibit care in selecting a nanorod sample and the polarization setting when working with DIC microscopy.

Stender, Anthony S.; Augspurgert, Ashley E.; Wang, Gufeng: Fang, Ning

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

213

Miniaturized hand held microwave interference scanning system for NDE of dielectric armor and armor systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Inspection of ceramic-based armor has advanced through development of a microwave-based, portable, non-contact NDE system. Recently, this system was miniaturized and made wireless for maximum utility in field applications. The electronic components and functionality of the laboratory system are retained, with alternative means of position input for creation of scan images. Validation of the detection capability was recently demonstrated using specially fabricated surrogates and ballistic impact-damaged specimens. The microwave data results have been compared to data from laboratory-based microwave interferometry systems and digital x-ray imaging. The microwave interference scanning has been shown to reliably detect cracks, laminar features and material property variations. The authors present details of the system operation, descriptions of the test samples used and recent results obtained.

Schmidt, Karl F.; Little, Jack R. [Evisive, Inc., Baton Rouge, LA (United States); Ellingson, William A. [Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL(United States); Meitzler, Thomas J. [US Army Research and Development Command Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center, Warren, MI (United States); Green, William [US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (United States)

2011-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

214

Multi-band OFDM UWB receiver with narrowband interference suppression  

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A multi band orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (MB-OFDM) compatible ultra wideband (UWB) receiver with narrowband interference (NBI) suppression capability is presented. The average transmit power of UWB system is limited to -41.3 dBm/MHz in order to not interfere existing narrowband systems. Moreover, it must operate even in the presence of unintentional radiation of FCC Class-B compatible devices. If this unintentional radiation resides in the UWB band, it can jam the communication. Since removing the interference in digital domain requires higher dynamic range of analog front-end than removing it in analog domain, a programmable analog notch filter is used to relax the receiver requirements in the presence of NBI. The baseband filter is placed before the variable gain amplifier (VGA) in order to reduce the signal swing at the VGA input. The frequency hopping period of MB-OFDM puts a lower limit on the settling time of the filter, which is inverse proportional to notch bandwidth. However, notch bandwidth should be low enough not to attenuate the adjacent OFDM tones. Since these requirements are contradictory, optimization is needed to maximize overall performance. Two different NBI suppression schemes are tested. In the first scheme, the notch filter is operating for all sub-bands. In the second scheme, the notch filter is turned on during the sub-band affected by NBI. Simulation results indicate that the UWB system with the first and the second suppression schemes can handle up to 6 dB and 14 dB more NBI power, respectively. The results of this work are not limited to MB-OFDM UWB system, and can be applied to other frequency hopping systems.

Kelleci, Burak

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

Sample Preparation Laboratory Training - Course 204 | Sample...  

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Sample Preparation Laboratory Training - Course 204 Who Should Attend This course is mandatory for: SLAC employees and non-employees who need unescorted access to SSRL or LCLS...

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Interference-Aware Fair Rate Control in Wireless Sensor Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In a wireless sensor network of N nodes transmitting data to a single base station, possibly over multiple hops, what distributed mechanisms should be implemented in order to dynamically allocate fair and efficient transmission rates to each node? Our interference-aware fair rate control (IFRC) detects incipient congestion at a node by monitoring the average queue length, communicates congestion state to exactly the set of potential interferers using a novel low-overhead congestion sharing mechanism, and converges to a fair and efficient rate using an AIMD control law. We evaluate IFRC extensively on a 40-node wireless sensor network testbed. IFRC achieves a fair and efficient rate allocation that is within 20- 40% of the optimal fair rate allocation on some network topologies. Its rate adaptation mechanism is highly effective: we did not observe a single instance of queue overflow in our many experiments. Finally, IFRC can be extended easily to support situations where only a subset of the nodes transmit, where the network has multiple base stations, or where nodes are assigned different transmission weights.In a wireless sensor network of N nodes transmitting data to a single base station, possibly over multiple hops, what distributed mechanisms should be implemented in order to dynamically allocate fair and efficient transmission rates to each node? Our interference-aware fair rate control (IFRC) detects incipient congestion at a node by monitoring the average queue length, communicates congestion state to exactly the set of potential interferers using a novel low-overhead congestion sharing mechanism, and converges to a fair and efficient rate using an AIMD control law. We evaluate IFRC extensively on a 40-node wireless sensor network testbed. IFRC achieves a fair and efficient rate allocation that is within 20- 40% of the optimal fair rate allocation on some network topologies. Its rate adaptation mechanism is highly effective: we did not observe a single instance of queue overflow in our many experiments. Finally, IFRC can be extended easily to support situations where only a subset of the nodes transmit, where the network has multiple base stations, or where nodes are assigned different transmission weights.

Sumit Rangwala; Ramakrishna Gummadi; Ramesh Govindan; Konstantinos Psounis

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Interference effects in the reradiation of ultrashort electromagnetic pulses  

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Reradiation of a spatially non-uniform ultrashort electromagnetic pulse interacting with the linear chain of multielectron atoms is studied in the framework of sudden perturbation approximation. Angular distributions of the reradiation spectrum for arbitrary number of atoms are obtained. It is shown that interference effects for the photon radiation amplitudes lead to appearing of "diffraction" maximums. The obtained results can be extended to the case of two- and three-dimensional crystal lattices and atomic chains. The approach developed allows also to take into account thermal vibrations of the lattice atoms.

Matveev, V I

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Interference effects in the reradiation of ultrashort electromagnetic pulses  

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Reradiation of a spatially non-uniform ultrashort electromagnetic pulse interacting with the linear chain of multielectron atoms is studied in the framework of sudden perturbation approximation. Angular distributions of the reradiation spectrum for arbitrary number of atoms are obtained. It is shown that interference effects for the photon radiation amplitudes lead to appearing of "diffraction" maximums. The obtained results can be extended to the case of two- and three-dimensional crystal lattices and atomic chains. The approach developed allows also to take into account thermal vibrations of the lattice atoms.

V. I. Matveev; D. U. Matrasulov

2012-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

219

On the capacity of interference channels with one cooperating transmitter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Inner and outer bounds are established on the capacity region of two-sender, two-receiver interference channels where one transmitter knows both messages. The transmitter with extra knowledge is referred to as being cognitive. The inner bound is based on strategies that generalize prior work, and include rate-splitting, Gel’fand-Pinsker coding and cooperative transmission. A general outer bound is based on the Nair-El Gamal outer bound for broadcast channels. A simpler bound is presented for the case in which one of the decoders can decode both messages. The bounds are evaluated and compared for Gaussian channels.

Ivana Mari?; Andrea Goldsmith; Gerhard Kramer; Shlomo Shamai (Shitz)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

An Adaptive Entanglement Distillation Scheme Using Quantum Low Density Parity Check Codes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantum low density parity check (QLDPC) codes are useful primitives for quantum information processing because they can be encoded and decoded efficiently. Besides, the error correcting capability of a few QLDPC codes exceeds the quantum Gilbert-Varshamov bound. Here, we report a numerical performance analysis of an adaptive entanglement distillation scheme using QLDPC codes. In particular, we find that the expected yield of our adaptive distillation scheme to combat depolarization errors exceed that of Leung and Shor whenever the error probability is less than about 0.07 or greater than about 0.28. This finding illustrates the effectiveness of using QLDPC codes in entanglement distillation.

K. H. Ho; H. F. Chau

2008-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Heart Health Evaluation The following questions are about today's program. Place a check (T) in front of the answer.  

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EAT SMART Heart Health Evaluation The following questions are about today's program. Place a check not planning to use the information in this program. # I have heart disease or high blood pressure. YES

222

Cross-check of ex-situ and in-situ metrology of a bendable temperature stabilized KB mirror  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

At the Advanced Light Source (ALS), we are developing broadly applicable, high-accuracy, in-situ, at-wavelength wavefront slope measurement techniques for Kirkpatrick-Baez (KB) mirror nano-focusing. In this paper, we report an initial cross-check of ex-situ and in-situ metrology of a bendable temperature stabilized KB mirror. This cross-check provides a validation of the in-situ shearing interferometry currently under development at the ALS.

Yuan, Sheng Sam; Goldberg, Kenneth A.; Yashchuk, Valeriy V.; Celestre, Richard; McKinney, Wayne R.; Morrison, Gregory; Macdougall, James; Mochi, Iacopo; Warwick, Tony

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

223

On Interference Networks with Feedback and Delayed CSI  

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The degrees of freedom (DoF) region of the two-user MIMO interference channel (IC) is completely characterized in the presence of noiseless channel output feedback from each receiver to its respective transmitter and with the assumption of delayed channel state information (CSI) at the transmitters. It is shown that having output feedback and delayed CSI at the transmitters can strictly enlarge the DoF region when compared to the case in which only delayed CSI is available at the transmitters. The proposed coding schemes that achieve the corresponding DoF region with feedback and delayed CSI utilize both resources, i.e., feedback and delayed CSI in a non-trivial manner. Furthermore, cases are identified in which output feedback and delayed CSI alone are sufficient to achieve the DoF region achievable with perfect, instantaneous CSI. Also, the DoF region of the scalar 2x2x2 two-hop interference network is characterized. It is shown that the total DoF for this network collapses from 2 (with perfect, instantaneo...

Tandon, Ravi; Poor, H Vincent; Shamai, Shlomo

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

224

Totally self-checking checker for a parallel unordered coding scheme  

SciTech Connect

Bose has developed a parallel unordered coding scheme using only r checkbits for 2[sup r] information bits. This code can detect all unidirectional errors and requires simple parallel encoding/decoding. The information symbols can be separated from the check symbols. However, the information symbols containing all zeros and all ones need to be transformed to two other information symbols. This allows one to reduce the number of checkbits over Berger code by 1. Since information symbols containing a power-of-two number of bits are quite common, this coding scheme should become quite popular. In this brief contribution, a modular, economical, and easily testable totally self-checking (TSC) checker design for the above code is described. The TSC concept is well known for providing concurrent error detection of transient as well as permanent faults. Our design is self-testing with at most only 2r + 16 codeword tests. This means that if k is the number of information bits, the size of the codeword test set is only O(log[sub 2] k). This is the first known TSC checker design for this code. 19 refs.

Burns, S.W.; Jha, N.K. (Int Paper Co., Jay, ME (United States))

1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

September 2004 Water Sampling  

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Sampling at the Sampling at the Shirley Basin South, Wyoming, Disposal Site September 2013 LMS/SBS/S00613 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-June 2013, Shirley Basin South, Wyoming September 2013 RIN 13065426 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Shirley Basin South, Wyoming, Disposal Site Sample Location Map ............................................3 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................5 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................7

226

Realization and modeling of rf superconducting quantum interference device metamaterials  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We have prepared meta-atoms based on radio frequency superconducting quantum interference devices (RF SQUIDs) and examined their tunability with dc magnetic field, rf current, and temperature. RF SQUIDs are superconducting split ring resonators in which the usual capacitance is supplemented with a Josephson junction, which introduces strong nonlinearity in the rf properties. We find excellent agreement between the data and a model which regards the Josephson junction as the resistively and capacitively-shunted junction. A magnetic field tunability of 80 THz/Gauss at 12 GHz is observed, a total tunability of 56$%$ is achieved, and a unique electromagnetically-induced transparency feature at intermediate excitation powers is demonstrated for the first time. An RF SQUID metamaterial is shown to have qualitatively the same behavior as a single RF SQUID with regards to DC flux and temperature tuning.

M. Trepanier; Daimeng Zhang; Oleg Mukhanov; Steven M. Anlage

2013-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

227

Radiofrequency amplifier based on a dc superconducting quantum interference device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low noise radiofrequency amplifer, using a dc SQUID (superconducting quantum interference device) as the input amplifying element. The dc SQUID and an input coil are maintained at superconductivity temperatures in a superconducting shield, with the input coil inductively coupled to the superconducting ring of the dc SQUID. A radiofrequency signal from outside the shield is applied to the input coil, and an amplified radiofrequency signal is developed across the dc SQUID ring and transmitted to exteriorly of the shield. A power gain of 19.5 +- 0.5 dB has been achieved with a noise temperature of 1.0 +- 0.4 K at a frequency of 100 MHz.

Hilbert, C.; Martinis, J.M.; Clarke, J.

1984-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

228

Radiofrequency amplifier based on a dc superconducting quantum interference device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A low noise radiofrequency amplifier (10), using a dc SQUID (superconducting quantum interference device) as the input amplifying element. The dc SQUID (11) and an input coil (12) are maintained at superconductivity temperatures in a superconducting shield (13), with the input coil (12) inductively coupled to the superconducting ring (17) of the dc SQUID (11). A radiofrequency signal from outside the shield (13) is applied to the input coil (12), and an amplified radiofrequency signal is developed across the dc SQUID ring (17) and transmitted to exteriorly of the shield (13). A power gain of 19.5.+-.0.5 dB has been achieved with a noise temperature of 1.0.+-.0.4 K. at a frequency of 100 MHz.

Hilbert, Claude (Berkeley, CA); Martinis, John M. (Berkeley, CA); Clarke, John (Berkeley, CA)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Large wind turbine siting handbook: television interference assessment. Final subcontract report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The rotating blades of a horizontal axis wind turbine can distort the video portion of a television signal and thereby interfere with TV reception in the vicinity of the machine. The nature of this interference is described and methods are presented for calculating the zone within which the interference may be severs. Specific results are given for the MOD-OA, MOD-1 and MOD-2 machines as functions of the TV frequency.

Senior, T B.A.; Sengupta, D L

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Rain sampling device  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention constitutes a rain sampling device adapted for independent operation at locations remote from the user which allows rainfall to be sampled in accordance with any schedule desired by the user. The rain sampling device includes a mechanism for directing wet precipitation into a chamber, a chamber for temporarily holding the precipitation during the process of collection, a valve mechanism for controllably releasing samples of the precipitation from the chamber, a means for distributing the samples released from the holding chamber into vessels adapted for permanently retaining these samples, and an electrical mechanism for regulating the operation of the device. 11 figures.

Nelson, D.A.; Tomich, S.D.; Glover, D.W.; Allen, E.V.; Hales, J.M.; Dana, M.T.

1991-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

231

Radio-Frequency Interference (RFI) From Extra-High- Voltage (EHV) Transmission Lines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The subject of radio-frequency interference (RFI) generated by high-voltage transmission lines has long been of both academic and commercial interest because of concerns about

Patrick C. Crane

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Feedback improves the generalized degrees of freedom of the strong interference channel  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

wireless net- works within o(log(snr)) - the impact of relays, feedback, co- operation andoperation on the generalized degrees of freedom of interference and other wireless

Cadambe, Viveck R; Jafar, Syed A

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

State space exploration using feedback constraint generation and Monte-Carlo sampling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The systematic exploration of the space of all the behaviours of a software system forms the basis of numerous approaches to verification. However, existing approaches face many challenges with scalability and precision. We propose a framework for validating ... Keywords: model-checking, monte-carlo, statistical sampling, verification

Sriram Sankaranarayanan; Richard M. Chang; Guofei Jiang; Franjo Ivan?i?

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Quality Reference Samples  

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Peer-reviewed fats and oils related performance-based control samples for lab quality assurance and quality control. Quality Reference Samples Certified Reference Materials (CRM) aocs certified Certified Reference Materials chemists CRM fat fats lab labo

235

September 2004 Water Sampling  

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information documented on the field data sheets? Yes 18. Was the presence or absence of ice in the cooler documented at every sample location? NA Sample chilling was not required....

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A characterization of check valve degradation and failure experience in the nuclear power industry: 1984-1990. Volume 1  

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Check valve operating problems in recent years have resulted in significant operating transients, increased cost and decreased system availability. As a result, additional attention has beau given to check valves by utilities (resulting in the formation of the Nuclear Industry Check Valve Group), as well as the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Operation and Maintenance Committee. All these organizations have the fundamental goal of ensuring reliable operation of check valves. A key ingredient to an engineering-oriented reliability improvement effort is a thorough understanding of relevant historical experience. A detailed review of historical failure data, available through the Institute of Nuclear Power Operation`s Nuclear Plant Reliability Data System, has been conducted. The focus of the review is on check valve failures that have involved significant degradation of the valve internal parts. A variety of parameters are considered, including size, age, system of service, method of failure discovery, the affected valve parts, attributed causes, and corrective actions.

Casada, D.A.; Todd, M.D. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)] [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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September 2004 Water Sampling  

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Old and New Rifle, Old and New Rifle, Colorado, Processing Sites August 2013 LMS/RFN/RFO/S00613 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-June 2013, Rifle, Colorado August 2013 RIN 13065380 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Sample Location Map, New Rifle, Colorado, Processing Site ........................................................5 Sample Location Map, Old Rifle, Colorado, Processing Site ..........................................................6 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................7 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................9

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September 2004 Water Sampling  

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3 3 Groundwater and Surface Water Sampling at the Tuba City, Arizona, Disposal Site November 2013 LMS/TUB/S00813 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-August 2013, Tuba City, Arizona November 2013 RIN 13085553 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Tuba City, Arizona, Disposal Site, Sample Location Map ..............................................................7 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................9 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist ...........................................................11

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September 2004 Water Sampling  

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and October 2013 and October 2013 Groundwater Sampling at the Bluewater, New Mexico, Disposal Site December 2013 LMS/BLU/S00813 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-August and October 2013, Bluewater, New Mexico December 2013 RIN 13085537 and 13095651 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Private Wells Sampled August 2013 and October 2013, Bluewater, NM, Disposal Site ................3 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................5 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................7

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September 2004 Water Sampling  

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3 3 Groundwater and Surface Water Sampling at the Slick Rock East and West, Colorado, Processing Sites November 2013 LMS/SRE/SRW/S0913 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-September 2013, Slick Rock, Colorado November 2013 RIN 13095593 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Slick Rock East and West, Colorado, Processing Sites, Sample Location Map .............................5 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................7 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................9

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September 2004 Water Sampling  

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Riverton, Wyoming, Riverton, Wyoming, Processing Site September 2013 LMS/RVT/S00613 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-June 2013, Riverton, Wyoming September 2013 RIN 13065379 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Riverton, Wyoming, Processing Site, Sample Location Map .........................................................5 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................7 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................9 Laboratory Performance Assessment ........................................................................................11

242

Sampling community structure  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We propose a novel method, based on concepts from expander graphs, to sample communities in networks. We show that our sampling method, unlike previous techniques, produces subgraphs representative of community structure in the original network. These ... Keywords: clustering, community detection, complex networks, graphs, sampling, social networks

Arun S. Maiya; Tanya Y. Berger-Wolf

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

A characterization of check valve degradation and failure experience in the nuclear power industry: 1991 Failures, Volume 2  

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Review and characterization of check valve failures taken from the Institute of Nuclear Power Operation`s Nuclear Plant Reliability Data System was performed in accordance with part two of a three-phase project sponsored by the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The analysis was performed for check valve failures occurring in 1991 and is intended to update the previous analysis performed for the time period 1984--1990. To maintain consistency and for ease of the 1991 analysis presents the same parameters and cross-correlations in essentially the same format as the 1984--1990 study. Additional data was obtained for the 1991 analysis, including information related to specific check valve type. This information is presented in a separate section of the report.

McElhaney, K.L. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

User Manual for CSP_VANA: A Check Standards Measurement and Database Program for Microwave Network Analyzers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Vector network analyzers are a convenient way to measure scattering parameters of a variety of microwave devices. However, these instruments, unlike oscilloscopes for example, require a relatively high degree of user knowledge and expertise. Due to the complexity of the instrument and of the calibration process, there are many ways in which an incorrect measurement may be produced. The Microwave Project, which is part of SNL's Primary Standards Laboratory, routinely uses check standards to verify that the network analyzer is operating properly. In the past, these measurements were recorded manually and, sometimes, interpretation of the results was problematic. To aid our measurement assurance process, a software program was developed to automatically measure a check standard and compare the new measurements with an historical database of measurements of the same device. The program acquires new measurement data from selected check standards, plots the new data against the mean and stan...

Leonard Duda Primary; Leonard E. Duda

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

An Experimental Investigation on the Wake Interference of Wind Turbines Sited Over Complex Terrains  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 An Experimental Investigation on the Wake Interference of Wind Turbines Sited Over Complex, 50011 An experimental study was conducted to investigate the interferences of wind turbines sited over conducted in a large wind tunnel with of wind turbine models sited over a flat terrain (baseline case

Hu, Hui

246

www.rnaworkbench.com: A new program for analyzing RNA interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

RNA interference (RNAi) has become an important tool to study and utilize gene silencing by introducing short interfering RNA (siRNA). In order to predict the most efficient siRNAs, a new software tool, RNA Workbench (RNAWB), has been designed and is ... Keywords: RNA interference, mRNA secondary structures, siRNA design, siRNA sequence rules

Radka Svobodová Va?eková; Ivan Bradá?; Martin Plchút; Michal Škrdla; Michael Wacenovsky; Helmuth Mahr; Georg Mayer; Herbert Tanner; Hermann Brugger; Josef Withalm; Peter Lederer; Heinrich Huber; Gerhard Gierlinger; Ronald Graf; Hakim Tafer; Ivo Hofacker; Peter Schuster; Martin Pol?ík

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Gaussian Z-Interference Channel with a Relay Link: Achievability Region and Asymptotic Sum Capacity  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper studies a Gaussian Z-interference channel with a rate-limited digital relay link from one receiver to another. Achievable rate regions are derived based on a combination of Han-Kobayashi common-private information splitting technique and several different relay strategies including compress-and-forward and a partial decode-and-forward strategy, in which the interference is partially decoded then binned and forwarded through the digital link for subtraction at the other end. For the Gaussian Z-interference channel with a digital link from the interference-free receiver to the interfered receiver, the capacity region is established in the strong interference regime; an achievable rate region is established in the weak interference regime. In the weak interference regime, the partial decode-and-forward strategy is shown to be asymptotically sum-capacity achieving in the high signal-to-noise ratio and high interference-to-noise ratio limit. In this case, each relay bit asymptotically improves the sum c...

Zhou, Lei

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Quantum interference effect and electric field domain formation in quantum well infrared photodetectors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Quantum interference effect and electric field domain formation in quantum well infrared April 1995 An observation of quantum interference effect in photocurrent spectra of a weakly coupled bound-to-continuum multiple quantum well photodetector is reported. This effect persists even at high

249

On the Symmetric Feedback Capacity of the K-user Cyclic Z-Interference Channel  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The K-user cyclic Z-interference channel models a situation in which the kth transmitter causes interference only to the (k-1)th receiver in a cyclic manner, i.e., the first transmitter causes interference only to the Kth receiver. The impact of noiseless feedback on the capacity of this channel is studied by focusing on the Gaussian cyclic Z-interference channel. To this end, the symmetric feedback capacity of the linear shift deterministic cyclic Z-interference channel (LD-CZIC) is completely characterized for all interference regimes. Using insights from the linear deterministic channel model, the symmetric feedback capacity of the Gaussian cyclic Z-interference channel is characterized up to within a constant number of bits. As a byproduct of the constant gap result, the symmetric degrees of freedom with feedback for the Gaussian cyclic Z-interference channel are also characterized. These results highlight that the symmetric feedback capacities for both linear and Gaussian channel models are in general fu...

Tandon, Ravi; Poor, H Vincent

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Mutual interference analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 and IEEE 802.11b  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

IEEE 802.15.4 and IEEE 802.11b, operating in the 2.4GHz unlicensed industrial scientific medical (ISM) frequency band, may lead to signal interference and result in significant performance degradation when devices are collocated in the same environment. ... Keywords: Analysis, Average transmission delay, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.15.4, Interference, Packet error rate, Throughput

Soo Young Shin; Hong Seong Park; Wook Hyun Kwon

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Sampling diffusive transition paths  

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We address the problem of sampling double-ended diffusive paths. The ensemble of paths is expressed using a symmetric version of the Onsager-Machlup formula, which only requires evaluation of the force field and which, upon direct time discretization, gives rise to a symmetric integrator that is accurate to second order. Efficiently sampling this ensemble requires avoiding the well-known stiffness problem associated with sampling infinitesimal Brownian increments of the path, as well as a different type of stiffness associated with sampling the coarse features of long paths. The fine-features sampling stiffness is eliminated with the use of the fast sampling algorithm (FSA), and the coarse-feature sampling stiffness is avoided by introducing the sliding and sampling (S&S) algorithm. A key feature of the S&S algorithm is that it enables massively parallel computers to sample diffusive trajectories that are long in time. We use the algorithm to sample the transition path ensemble for the structural interconversion of the 38-atom Lennard-Jones cluster at low temperature.

F. Miller III, Thomas; Predescu, Cristian

2006-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

252

High throughput low power decoder architectures for low density parity check codes  

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A high throughput scalable decoder architecture, a tiling approach to reduce the complexity of the scalable architecture, and two low power decoding schemes have been proposed in this research. The proposed scalable design is generated from a serial architecture by scaling the combinational logic; memory partitioning and constructing a novel H matrix to make parallelization possible. The scalable architecture achieves a high throughput for higher values of the parallelization factor M. The switch logic used to route the bit nodes to the appropriate checks is an important constituent of the scalable architecture and its complexity is high with higher M. The proposed tiling approach is applied to the scalable architecture to simplify the switch logic and reduce gate complexity. The tiling approach generates patterns that are used to construct the H matrix by repeating a fixed number of those generated patterns. The advantages of the proposed approach are two-fold. First, the information stored about the H matrix is reduced by onethird. Second, the switch logic of the scalable architecture is simplified. The H matrix information is also embedded in the switch and no external memory is needed to store the H matrix. Scalable architecture and tiling approach are proposed at the architectural level of the LDPC decoder. We propose two low power decoding schemes that take advantage of the distribution of errors in the received packets. Both schemes use a hard iteration after a fixed number of soft iterations. The dynamic scheme performs X soft iterations, then a parity checker cHT that computes the number of parity checks in error. Based on cHT value, the decoder decides on performing either soft iterations or a hard iteration. The advantage of the hard iteration is so significant that the second low power scheme performs a fixed number of iterations followed by a hard iteration. To compensate the bit error rate performance, the number of soft iterations in this case is higher than that of those performed before cHT in the first scheme.

Selvarathinam, Anand Manivannan

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

253

Understanding interference experiments with polarized light through photon trajectories  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Bohmian mechanics allows to visualize and understand the quantum-mechanical behavior of massive particles in terms of trajectories. As shown by Bialynicki-Birula, Electromagnetism also admits a hydrodynamical formulation when the existence of a wave function for photons (properly defined) is assumed. This formulation thus provides an alternative interpretation of optical phenomena in terms of photon trajectories, whose flow yields a pictorial view of the evolution of the electromagnetic energy density in configuration space. This trajectory-based theoretical framework is considered here to study and analyze the outcome from Young-type diffraction experiments within the context of the Arago-Fresnel laws. More specifically, photon trajectories in the region behind the two slits are obtained in the case where the slits are illuminated by a polarized monochromatic plane wave. Expressions to determine electromagnetic energy flow lines and photon trajectories within this scenario are provided, as well as a procedure to compute them in the particular case of gratings totally transparent inside the slits and completely absorbing outside them. As is shown, the electromagnetic energy flow lines obtained allow to monitor at each point of space the behavior of the electromagnetic energy flow and, therefore, to evaluate the effects caused on it by the presence (right behind each slit) of polarizers with the same or different polarization axes. This leads to a trajectory-based picture of the Arago-Fresnel laws for the interference of polarized light.

A. S. Sanz; M. Davidovic; M. Bozic; S. Miret-Artes

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

254

Computerized data acquisition system for production, injection and interference tests  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A computer-based system for collecting, processing, and analyzing pressure transient data has been developed. Primary components include downhole pressure sensors, linedrivers, a micro-computer, data storage disk, scanner, frequency counter, digital voltmeter, power supply, graphics plotter, and printer. In-field data processing and analysis greatly aid in handling the large volume of data that are collected during pressure transients tests, particularly the multiwell interference tests that are so important for characterizing and assessing geothermal reservoirs. In-field data processing provides the field engineer, on a real-time basis, with the information needed to make decisions regarding test parameters and duration. The system has been used on numerous occasions and has proved itself to be reliable under the harsh operating conditions that are usually encountered in the field. This paper describes the advantages of using this type of system for collecting data, the components and configuration of the system, and the software programs used to collect and process the data. Finally, two field applications are presented.

Benson, S.M.

1986-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Television interference measurements near the MOD-2 WT array at Goodnoe Hills, Washington  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Electromagnetic interference to television reception caused by the MOD-2 wind turbine (WT) array at Goodnoe Hills, Washington, was studied by means of detailed measurements at a number of test sites in the vicinity of the WT array. The commercial television signals available in the area were used as the radio frequency sources during the measurements. The dynamic measurements indicated that varying amounts of TVI were produced at all sites and on some or all of the available TV channels; with the directional antenna in use, most of the backward region interference produced video distortion that was judged to be acceptable; at one test location about 1-1/2 miles from the WT array site, forward region interference was observed; when the blades of the WTs rotate in synchronism, they tend to increase the amplitude of the interference pulses, thereby producing more TVI effects; and when the blades do not rotate in synchronism, each WT produces interference effects individually.

Sengupta, D L; Senior, T B.A.; Ferris, J E

1983-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

September 2004 Water Sampling  

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Green River, Utah, Disposal Site Green River, Utah, Disposal Site August 2013 LMS/GRN/S00613 This page intentionally left blank U.S. Department of Energy DVP-June 2013, Green River, Utah August 2013 RIN 13065402 Page i Contents Sampling Event Summary ...............................................................................................................1 Data Assessment Summary ..............................................................................................................7 Water Sampling Field Activities Verification Checklist .............................................................9 Laboratory Performance Assessment ........................................................................................11 Sampling Quality Control Assessment ......................................................................................18

257

FANS - Sample Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... result of neutrons with incident energies higher than ... between the sample position and the detector bank. ... 60 to 300 seconds per energy point and ...

258

September 2004 Water Sampling  

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field procedures? Yes List any Program Directives or other documents, SOPs, instructions. Work Order Letter dated May 1, 2013. Program Directive SHL 2013 01. 2. Were the sampling...

259

FANS - Sample Change  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... This is achieved by placing a cadmium shield between the sample position and the detector bank. In order to place the ...

260

Beacon Project - Unpredictable Sampling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... or undetected tampering), with the random number generator used for sampling can lead to erroneous estimates of the percentage of faulty parts. ...

2013-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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RAPID DETERMINATION OF RA-226 IN ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES  

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A new rapid method for the determination of {sup 226}Ra in environmental samples has been developed at the Savannah River Site Environmental Lab (Aiken, SC, USA) that can be used for emergency response or routine sample analyses. The need for rapid analyses in the event of a Radiological Dispersive Device or Improvised Nuclear Device event is well-known. In addition, the recent accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in March, 2011 reinforces the need to have rapid analyses for radionuclides in environmental samples in the event of a nuclear accident. {sup 226}Ra (T1/2 = 1,620 years) is one of the most toxic of the long-lived alpha-emitters present in the environment due to its long life and its tendency to concentrate in bones, which increases the internal radiation dose of individuals. The new method to determine {sup 226}Ra in environmental samples utilizes a rapid sodium hydroxide fusion method for solid samples, calcium carbonate precipitation to preconcentrate Ra, and rapid column separation steps to remove interferences. The column separation process uses cation exchange resin to remove large amounts of calcium, Sr Resin to remove barium and Ln Resin as a final purification step to remove {sup 225}Ac and potential interferences. The purified {sup 226}Ra sample test sources are prepared using barium sulfate microprecipitation in the presence of isopropanol for counting by alpha spectrometry. The method showed good chemical recoveries and effective removal of interferences. The determination of {sup 226}Ra in environmental samples can be performed in less than 16 h for vegetation, concrete, brick, soil, and air filter samples with excellent quality for emergency or routine analyses. The sample preparation work takes less than 6 h. {sup 225}Ra (T1/2 = 14.9 day) tracer is used and the {sup 225}Ra progeny {sup 217}At is used to determine chemical yield via alpha spectrometry. The rapid fusion technique is a rugged sample digestion method that ensures that any refractory radium particles are effectively digested. The preconcentration and column separation steps can also be applied to aqueous samples with good results.

Maxwell, S.

2012-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

262

Photonic circuits for iterative decoding of a class of low-density parity-check codes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Photonic circuits in which stateful components are coupled via guided electromagnetic fields are natural candidates for native implementation of iterative stochastic algorithms based on propagation of information around a graph. Conversely, such message passing algorithms suggest novel circuit architectures for signal processing and computation that are well matched to nanophotonic device physics. Here we construct and analyze a quantum optical model of a photonic circuit for iterative decoding of a class of low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes called expander codes. Our circuit can be understood as an open quantum system whose autonomous dynamics map straightforwardly onto the subroutines of an LDPC decoding scheme, with several attractive features: it can operate in the ultra-low power regime of photonics in which quantum fluctuations become significant, is robust to noise and component imperfections, achieves comparable performance to known iterative algorithms for this class of codes, and provides an instructive example of how nanophotonic cavity quantum electrodynamic components can enable useful new information technology even if the solid-state qubits on which they are based are heavily dephased and cannot support large-scale entanglement.

Dmitri S. Pavlichin; Hideo Mabuchi

2013-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

263

A self-checking fiber optic dosimeter for monitoring common errors in brachytherapy applications  

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Scintillation dosimetry with optical fiber readout [fiber optic dosimetry (FOD)] requires accurate measurement of light intensity. It is therefore vulnerable to loss of calibration if any changes occur in the efficiency of the optical pathway between the scintillator and the light detector. The authors show in this article that common types of errors that arise during clinical use for brachytherapy applications can be quantified using a light emitting diode to stimulate the scintillator, the so-called LED-FOD method, in an integrated and easy-to-use control unit that incorporates a compact peripheral component interconnect extension for instrumentation. Common sources of error include bending and mechanical compression of the fiber optic components and changes in the temperature of the scintillator. The authors show that the method can detect all the common errors studied in this work and that different types of errors can result in different correlations between the LED stimulated signal and the brachytherapy source signal. For a single-type error the LED-FOD can be used easily for system diagnosis and validation with the possibility to correct the dosimeter reading if the correlation between the LED stimulated signal and the brachytherapy source signal can be defined. For more complex errors, resulting from two or more errors occurring simultaneously, the LED-FOD method can also allow the clinician to make a judgment on the reliability of the dosimeter reading. This self-checking method can enhance the clinical robustness of the FOD for achieving accurate dose control.

Yin, Y.; Lambert, J.; Yang, S.; McKenzie, D. R.; Jackson, M.; Suchowerska, N. [Physics School, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 (Australia); Physics School, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 (Australia) and Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales 2050 (Australia); Physics School, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 (Australia); Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales 2050 (Australia); Physics School, University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006 (Australia) and Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, New South Wales 2050 (Australia)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

264

VPN MANUAL Windows 7 Check to ensure OleMiss wireless is visible in the network connections.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

VPN MANUAL ­ Windows 7 Check to ensure OleMiss wireless is visible in the network connections, click Continue. #12;VPN MANUAL ­ Windows 7 Next, you will be prompted to Launch the Cisco Agent. Click to `Run' the file. #12;VPN MANUAL ­ Windows 7 The Cisco Agent will likely take a few minutes to fully

Tchumper, Gregory S.

265

Sampling system and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present disclosure provides an apparatus and method for coupling conduit segments together. A first pump obtains a sample and transmits it through a first conduit to a reservoir accessible by a second pump. The second pump further conducts the sample from the reservoir through a second conduit.

Decker, David L.; Lyles, Brad F.; Purcell, Richard G.; Hershey, Ronald Lee

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

266

2003 CBECS Sample Design  

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

Technical Information > Sample Design Technical Information > Sample Design How the Survey Was Conducted 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey: Sample Design Introduction The Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) is conducted quadrennially by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to provide basic statistical information about energy consumption and expenditures in U.S. commercial buildings and information about energy-related characteristics of these buildings. The survey is based upon a sample of commercial buildings selected according to the sample design requirements described below. A “building,” as opposed to an “establishment,” is the basic unit of analysis for the CBECS because the building is the energy-consuming unit. The 2003 CBECS was the eighth survey conducted since 1979

267

Sample Changes and Issues  

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

Sample and Model Issues Sample and Model Issues Summary Our comprehensive review of the EIA 914 has confirmed that discrepancies can arise between estimates for December of one year and January of the next. These are most evident for Texas estimates between December 2008 and January 2009. Reports now available from HPDI show that production for all the companies we sampled in both 2008 and 2009 rose by about 60 million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) in January and that total production in Texas rose by a similar amount. Our estimate was a decrease of 360 MMcf/d. Why the difference? Computationally, EIA-914 estimates depend on two factors: * Reports from the companies in the survey sample * An expansion factor to estimate total production from the sample's reported

268

Biological sample collector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A biological sample collector is adapted to a collect several biological samples in a plurality of filter wells. A biological sample collector may comprise a manifold plate for mounting a filter plate thereon, the filter plate having a plurality of filter wells therein; a hollow slider for engaging and positioning a tube that slides therethrough; and a slide case within which the hollow slider travels to allow the tube to be aligned with a selected filter well of the plurality of filter wells, wherein when the tube is aligned with the selected filter well, the tube is pushed through the hollow slider and into the selected filter well to sealingly engage the selected filter well and to allow the tube to deposit a biological sample onto a filter in the bottom of the selected filter well. The biological sample collector may be portable.

Murphy, Gloria A. (French Camp, CA)

2010-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

269

Sample push out fixture  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention generally relates to the remote removal of pelletized samples from cylindrical containment capsules. V-blocks are used to receive the samples and provide guidance to push out rods. Stainless steel liners fit into the v-channels on the v-blocks which permits them to be remotely removed and replaced or cleaned to prevent cross contamination between capsules and samples. A capsule holder securely holds the capsule while allowing manual up/down and in/out movement to align each sample hole with the v-blocks. Both end sections contain identical v-blocks; one that guides the drive out screw and rods or manual push out rods and the other to receive the samples as they are driven out of the capsule.

Biernat, John L.

2000-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

270

Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource: Sample Preparation...  

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Supplies Available For Check Out Agate Mortar & Pestle Sets Buchi V-700 Vacuum Pump & condenser Campden Instruments Vibrating Manual Tissue Cutter HA 752 Diamond Scribes & Glass...

271

September 2004 Water Sampling  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

was not identified at many groundwater locations. 18. Was the presence or absence of ice in the cooler documented at every sample location? Yes 19. Were water levels measured...

272

Computer Science Sample Occupations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Computer Science Sample Occupations COMPUTER OPERATIONS Computer Hardware/ Software Engineer Computer Operator Database Manager/ Administrator Data Entry Operator Operations Manager DESIGN & MANUFACTURING, ENGINEERING Coder CAD Computer Applications Engineers Computer Research Scientist Computer

Ronquist, Fredrik

273

SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS PROTOCOLS  

SciTech Connect

Radiological sampling and analyses are performed to collect data for a variety of specific reasons covering a wide range of projects. These activities include: Effluent monitoring; Environmental surveillance; Emergency response; Routine ambient monitoring; Background assessments; Nuclear license termination; Remediation; Deactivation and decommissioning (D&D); and Waste management. In this chapter, effluent monitoring and environmental surveillance programs at nuclear operating facilities and radiological sampling and analysis plans for remediation and D&D activities will be discussed.

Jannik, T; P Fledderman, P

2007-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

274

Outage Performance of Dual-Hop AF Relay Channels with Co-Channel Interferences over Rayleigh Fading  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper studies the outage performance of a dual-hop amplify-and-forward (AF) relay fading channel in an interference-limited environment. The relay and destination nodes are corrupted by multiple co-channel Rayleigh interferences. New exact closed-form ... Keywords: Amplify and-forward relay, Co-channel interference, Nonregenerative relay, Outage probability, Rayleigh fading

Aleksandra M. Cvetkovi?; Dejan N. Mili?; Aleksandar S. Cvetkovi?; Mihajlo Stefanovi?

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

Liquid sampling system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A conduit extends from a reservoir through a sampling station and back to the reservoir in a closed loop. A jet ejector in the conduit establishes suction for withdrawing liquid from the reservoir. The conduit has a self-healing septum therein upstream of the jet ejector for receiving one end of a double-ended cannula, the other end of which is received in a serum bottle for sample collection. Gas is introduced into the conduit at a gas bleed between the sample collection bottle and the reservoir. The jet ejector evacuates gas from the conduit and the bottle and aspirates a column of liquid from the reservoir at a high rate. When the withdrawn liquid reaches the jet ejector the rate of flow therethrough reduces substantially and the gas bleed increases the pressure in the conduit for driving liquid into the sample bottle, the gas bleed forming a column of gas behind the withdrawn liquid column and interrupting the withdrawal of liquid from the reservoir. In the case of hazardous and toxic liquids, the sample bottle and the jet ejector may be isolated from the reservoir and may be further isolated from a control station containing remote manipulation means for the sample bottle and control valves for the jet ejector and gas bleed.

Larson, Loren L. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Liquid sampling system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A conduit extends from a reservoir through a sampling station and back to the reservoir in a closed loop. A jet ejector in the conduit establishes suction for withdrawing liquid from the reservoir. The conduit has a self-healing septum therein upstream of the jet ejector for receiving one end of a double-ended cannula, the other end of which is received in a serum bottle for sample collection. Gas is introduced into the conduit at a gas bleed between the sample collection bottle and the reservoir. The jet ejector evacuates gas from the conduit and the bottle and aspirates a column of liquid from the reservoir at a high rate. When the withdrawn liquid reaches the jet ejector the rate of flow therethrough reduces substantially and the gas bleed increases the pressure in the conduit for driving liquid into the sample bottle, the gas bleed forming a column of gas behind the withdrawn liquid column and interrupting the withdrawal of liquid from the reservoir. In the case of hazardous and toxic liquids, the sample bottle and the jet ejector may be isolated from the reservoir and may be further isolated from a control station containing remote manipulation means for the sample bottle and control valves for the jet ejector and gas bleed. 5 figs.

Larson, L.L.

1984-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

277

RAPID DETERMINATION OF RADIOSTRONTIUM IN SEAWATER SAMPLES  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new method for the determination of radiostrontium in seawater samples has been developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) that allows rapid preconcentration and separation of strontium and yttrium isotopes in seawater samples for measurement. The new SRNL method employs a novel and effective pre-concentration step that utilizes a blend of calcium phosphate with iron hydroxide to collect both strontium and yttrium rapidly from the seawater matrix with enhanced chemical yields. The pre-concentration steps, in combination with rapid Sr Resin and DGA Resin cartridge separation options using vacuum box technology, allow seawater samples up to 10 liters to be analyzed. The total {sup 89}Sr + {sup 90}Sr activity may be determined by gas flow proportional counting and recounted after ingrowth of {sup 90}Y to differentiate {sup 89}Sr from {sup 90}Sr. Gas flow proportional counting provides a lower method detection limit than liquid scintillation or Cerenkov counting and allows simultaneous counting of samples. Simultaneous counting allows for longer count times and lower method detection limits without handling very large aliquots of seawater. Seawater samples up to 6 liters may be analyzed using Sr Resin for {sup 89}Sr and {sup 90}Sr with a Minimum Detectable Activity (MDA) of 1-10 mBq/L, depending on count times. Seawater samples up to 10 liters may be analyzed for {sup 90}Sr using a DGA Resin method via collection and purification of {sup 90}Y only. If {sup 89}Sr and other fission products are present, then {sup 91}Y (beta energy 1.55 MeV, 58.5 day half-life) is also likely to be present. {sup 91}Y interferes with attempts to collect {sup 90}Y directly from the seawater sample without initial purification of Sr isotopes first and {sup 90}Y ingrowth. The DGA Resin option can be used to determine {sup 90}Sr, and if {sup 91}Y is also present, an ingrowth option with using DGA Resin again to collect {sup 90}Y can be performed. An MDA for {sup 90}Sr of <1 mBq/L for an 8 hour count may be obtained using 10 liter seawater sample aliquots.

Maxwell, S.

2013-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

278

Electron interference in mesoscopic devices in the presence of nonclassical electromagnetic fields  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The interaction of mesoscopic interference devices with nonclassical electromagnetic fields is studied. The external quantum fields induce a phase factor on the electric charges. This phase factor, which is a generalization of the standard Aharonov-Bohm phase factor, is in the case of nonclassical electromagnetic fields a quantum mechanical operator. Its expectation value depends on the density matrix describing the nonclassical photons and determines the interference. Several examples are discussed, which show that the quantum noise of the nonclassical photons destroys slightly the electron interference fringes. An interesting application arises in the context of distant electron interference devices, irradiated with entangled photons. In this case the interfering electrons in the two devices become entangled. The same ideas are applied in the context of SQUID rings irradiated with nonclassical electromagnetic fields. It is shown that the statistics of the Cooper pairs tunneling through the Josephson junction depend on the statistics of the photons.

D. I. Tsomokos; C. C. Chong; A. Vourdas

2005-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

279

The Capacity Region of the Cognitive Z-interference Channel with One Noiseless Component  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the discrete memoryless Z-interference channel (ZIC) where the transmitter of the pair that suffers from interference is cognitive. We first provide upper and lower bounds on the capacity of this channel. We then show that, when the channel of the transmitter-receiver pair that does not face interference is noiseless, the two bounds coincide and therefore yield the capacity region. The obtained results imply that, unlike in the Gaussian cognitive ZIC, in the considered channel superposition encoding at the non-cognitive transmitter as well as Gel’fand-Pinsker encoding at the cognitive transmitter are needed in order to minimize the impact of interference. As a byproduct of the obtained capacity region, we obtain the capacity result for a generalized Gel’fand-Pinsker problem.

Nan Liu; Ivana Mari?; Andrea J. Goldsmith; Shlomo Shamai (Shitz)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Ultra-high precision scanning beam interference lithography and its application : spatial frequency multiplication  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Scanning beam interference lithography (SBIL) is a technique developed at MIT in 2003. The SBIL system, referred to as the Nanoruler, could fabricate grating patterns with around ten-nanometer phase repeatability. There ...

Zhao, Yong, 1980-

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Three path interference using nuclear magnetic resonance: a test of the consistency of Born's rule  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Born rule is at the foundation of quantum mechanics and transforms our classical way of understanding probabilities by predicting that interference occurs between pairs of independent paths of a single object. One consequence of the Born rule is that three way (or three paths) quantum interference does not exist. In order to test the consistency of the Born rule, we examine detection probabilities in three path intereference using an ensemble of spin-1/2 quantum registers in liquid state nuclear magnetic resonance (LSNMR). As a measure of the consistency, we evaluate the ratio of three way interference to two way interference. Our experiment bounded the ratio to the order of $10^{-3} \\pm 10^{-3}$, and hence it is consistent with Born's rule.

Daniel K. Park; Osama Moussa; Raymond Laflamme

2012-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

282

Optimal SISO and MIMO Spectral Efficiency to Minimize Hidden-Node Network Interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this letter, the optimal spectral efficiency for a given message size that minimizes the probability of causing disruptive interference for ad hoc wireless networks or cognitive radios is investigated. Implicitly, the ...

Lincoln Laboratory; Bliss, Daniel W.; Bliss, Daniel W.

283

Fluid sampling system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

This invention comprises a fluid sampling system which allows sampling of radioactive liquid without spillage. A feed tank is connected to a liquid transfer jet powered by a pumping chamber pressurized by compressed air. The liquid is pumped up into a sampling jet of venturi design having a lumen with an inlet, an outlet, a constricted middle portion, and a port located above the constricted middle portion. The liquid is passed under pressure through the constricted portion causing its velocity to increase and its pressure to decrease, thereby preventing liquid from escaping. A septum sealing the port can be pierced by a two pointed hollow needle leading into a sample bottle also sealed by a pierceable septum affixed to one end. The bottle is evacuated by flow through the sample jet, cyclic variation in the sampler jet pressure periodicially leaves the evacuated bottle with lower pressure than that of the port, thus causing solution to pass into the bottle. The remaining solution in the system is returned to the feed tank via a holding tank.

Houck, E.D.

1993-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

284

Fluid sampling system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An fluid sampling system allows sampling of radioactive liquid without spillage. A feed tank is connected to a liquid transfer jet powered by a pumping chamber pressurized by compressed air. The liquid is pumped upwardly into a sampling jet of a venturi design having a lumen with an inlet, an outlet, a constricted middle portion, and a port located above the constricted middle portion. The liquid is passed under pressure through the constricted portion causing its velocity to increase and its pressure to decreased, thereby preventing liquid from escaping. A septum sealing the port can be pierced by a two pointed hollow needle leading into a sample bottle also sealed by a pierceable septum affixed to one end. The bottle is evacuated by flow through the sample jet, cyclic variation in the sampler jet pressure periodically leaves the evacuated bottle with lower pressure than that of the port, thus causing solution to pass into the bottle. The remaining solution in the system is returned to the feed tank via a holding tank.

Houck, Edward D. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

285

Fluid sampling system  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An fluid sampling system allows sampling of radioactive liquid without spillage. A feed tank is connected to a liquid transfer jet powered by a pumping chamber pressurized by compressed air. The liquid is pumped upwardly into a sampling jet of a venturi design having a lumen with an inlet, an outlet, a constricted middle portion, and a port located above the constricted middle portion. The liquid is passed under pressure through the constricted portion causing its velocity to increase and its pressure to be decreased, thereby preventing liquid from escaping. A septum sealing the port can be pierced by a two pointed hollow needle leading into a sample bottle also sealed by a pierceable septum affixed to one end. The bottle is evacuated by flow through the sample jet, cyclic variation in the sampler jet pressure periodically leaves the evacuated bottle with lower pressure than that of the port, thus causing solution to pass into the bottle. The remaining solution in the system is returned to the feed tank via a holding tank. 4 figs.

Houck, E.D.

1994-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

286

Viscous sludge sample collector  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A vertical core sample collection system for viscous sludge. A sample tube's upper end has a flange and is attached to a piston. The tube and piston are located in the upper end of a bore in a housing. The bore's lower end leads outside the housing and has an inwardly extending rim. Compressed gas, from a storage cylinder, is quickly introduced into the bore's upper end to rapidly accelerate the piston and tube down the bore. The lower end of the tube has a high sludge entering velocity to obtain a full-length sludge sample without disturbing strata detail. The tube's downward motion is stopped when its upper end flange impacts against the bore's lower end inwardly extending rim.

Beitel, George A. (Richland, WA)

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Windows NT/2000/XP Sicherheits-Check RRZE, G. Hofmann 1/1 23.06.2004  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Windows NT/2000/XP Sicherheits-Check RRZE, G. Hofmann 1/1 23.06.2004 Stand: 23.Juni 2004, Gerd://www.rrze.uni-erlangen.de/hilfe/security/patches.shtml · Aktuellste Hotfixes (fausus.exe) http://www.rrze.uni-erlangen.de/dienste/arbeiten-rechnen/windows/fausus.shtml · Internet-Explorer Hotfixes (Windows-Update) http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com · Virenscanner (06

Fiebig, Peter

288

ANNULAR IMPACTOR SAMPLING DEVICE  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A high-rate air sampler capable of sampling alphaemitting particles as small as 0.5 microns is described. The device is a cylindrical shaped cup that fits in front of a suction tube and which has sticky grease coating along its base. Suction forces contaminated air against the periodically monitored particle absorbing grease.

Tait, G.W.C.

1959-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

289

RAPID DETERMINATION OF {sup 210} PO IN WATER SAMPLES  

SciTech Connect

A new rapid method for the determination of {sup 210}Po in water samples has been developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) that can be used for emergency response or routine water analyses. If a radiological dispersive device (RDD) event or a radiological attack associated with drinking water supplies occurs, there will be an urgent need for rapid analyses of water samples, including drinking water, ground water and other water effluents. Current analytical methods for the assay of {sup 210}Po in water samples have typically involved spontaneous auto-deposition of {sup 210}Po onto silver or other metal disks followed by counting by alpha spectrometry. The auto-deposition times range from 90 minutes to 24 hours or more, at times with yields that may be less than desirable. If sample interferences are present, decreased yields and degraded alpha spectrums can occur due to unpredictable thickening in the deposited layer. Separation methods have focused on the use of Sr Resin?, often in combination with 210Pb analysis. A new rapid method for {sup 210}Po in water samples has been developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) that utilizes a rapid calcium phosphate co-precipitation method, separation using DGA Resin? (N,N,N?,N? tetraoctyldiglycolamide extractant-coated resin, Eichrom Technologies or Triskem-International), followed by rapid microprecipitation of {sup 210}Po using bismuth phosphate for counting by alpha spectrometry. This new method can be performed quickly with excellent removal of interferences, high chemical yields and very good alpha peak resolution, eliminating any potential problems with the alpha source preparation for emergency or routine samples. A rapid sequential separation method to separate {sup 210} Po and actinide isotopes was also developed. This new approach, rapid separation with DGA Resin plus microprecipitation for alpha source preparation, is a significant advance in radiochemistry for the rapid determination of {sup 210}Po.

Maxwell, S.

2013-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

290

ITOUGH2 sample problems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report contains a collection of ITOUGH2 sample problems. It complements the ITOUGH2 User`s Guide [Finsterle, 1997a], and the ITOUGH2 Command Reference [Finsterle, 1997b]. ITOUGH2 is a program for parameter estimation, sensitivity analysis, and uncertainty propagation analysis. It is based on the TOUGH2 simulator for non-isothermal multiphase flow in fractured and porous media [Preuss, 1987, 1991a]. The report ITOUGH2 User`s Guide [Finsterle, 1997a] describes the inverse modeling framework and provides the theoretical background. The report ITOUGH2 Command Reference [Finsterle, 1997b] contains the syntax of all ITOUGH2 commands. This report describes a variety of sample problems solved by ITOUGH2. Table 1.1 contains a short description of the seven sample problems discussed in this report. The TOUGH2 equation-of-state (EOS) module that needs to be linked to ITOUGH2 is also indicated. Each sample problem focuses on a few selected issues shown in Table 1.2. ITOUGH2 input features and the usage of program options are described. Furthermore, interpretations of selected inverse modeling results are given. Problem 1 is a multipart tutorial, describing basic ITOUGH2 input files for the main ITOUGH2 application modes; no interpretation of results is given. Problem 2 focuses on non-uniqueness, residual analysis, and correlation structure. Problem 3 illustrates a variety of parameter and observation types, and describes parameter selection strategies. Problem 4 compares the performance of minimization algorithms and discusses model identification. Problem 5 explains how to set up a combined inversion of steady-state and transient data. Problem 6 provides a detailed residual and error analysis. Finally, Problem 7 illustrates how the estimation of model-related parameters may help compensate for errors in that model.

Finsterle, S.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Observation of f-f' interference in $pi$$sup -$p $Yields$ K$sup -$K$sup +$n at 6 GeV/c  

SciTech Connect

Preliminary results from a study of $pi$$sup -$p $Yields$ K$sup -$K$sup +$n at 6 GeV/c with the Argonne Effective Mass Spectrometer are presented. The 100,000-event data sample shows a dramatic drop in the Y$sub 4$$sup 0$ moment of the K$sup -$K$sup +$ decay angular distribution at a K$sup -$K$sup +$ mass of 1500 MeV. This feature is interpreted as a result of f-f' interference, which can also explain the excess of D-wave cross section near 1450 MeV observed previously. (auth)

Pawlicki, A.J.; Ayres, D.S.; Diebold, R.; Kramer, S.L.; Wicklund, A.B.

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

NID Copper Sample Analysis  

SciTech Connect

The current focal point of the nuclear physics program at PNNL is the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, and the follow-on Tonne-Scale experiment, a large array of ultra-low background high-purity germanium detectors, enriched in 76Ge, designed to search for zero-neutrino double-beta decay (0???). This experiment requires the use of germanium isotopically enriched in 76Ge. The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR is a DOE and NSF funded project with a major science impact. The DEMONSTRATOR will utilize 76Ge from Russia, but for the Tonne-Scale experiment it is hoped that an alternate technology, possibly one under development at Nonlinear Ion Dynamics (NID), will be a viable, US-based, lower-cost source of separated material. Samples of separated material from NID require analysis to determine the isotopic distribution and impurities. DOE is funding NID through an SBIR grant for development of their separation technology for application to the Tonne-Scale experiment. The Environmental Molecular Sciences facility (EMSL), a DOE user facility at PNNL, has the required mass spectroscopy instruments for making isotopic measurements that are essential to the quality assurance for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR and for the development of the future separation technology required for the Tonne-Scale experiment. A sample of isotopically separated copper was provided by NID to PNNL in January 2011 for isotopic analysis as a test of the NID technology. The results of that analysis are reported here. A second sample of isotopically separated copper was provided by NID to PNNL in August 2011 for isotopic analysis as a test of the NID technology. The results of that analysis are also reported here.

Kouzes, Richard T.; Zhu, Zihua

2011-09-12T23:59:59.000Z

293

NID Copper Sample Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The current focal point of the nuclear physics program at PNNL is the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR, and the follow-on Tonne-Scale experiment, a large array of ultra-low background high-purity germanium detectors, enriched in 76Ge, designed to search for zero-neutrino double-beta decay (0???). This experiment requires the use of germanium isotopically enriched in 76Ge. The DEMONSTRATOR will utilize 76Ge from Russia, but for the Tonne-Scale experiment it is hoped that an alternate technology under development at Nonlinear Ion Dynamics (NID) will be a viable, US-based, lower-cost source of separated material. Samples of separated material from NID require analysis to determine the isotopic distribution and impurities. The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR is a DOE and NSF funded project with a major science impact. DOE is funding NID through an SBIR grant for development of their separation technology for application to the Tonne-Scale experiment. The Environmental Molecular Sciences facility (EMSL), a DOE user facility at PNNL, has the required mass spectroscopy instruments for making these isotopic measurements that are essential to the quality assurance for the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR and for the development of the future separation technology required for the Tonne-Scale experiment. A sample of isotopically separated copper was provided by NID to PNNL for isotopic analysis as a test of the NID technology. The results of that analysis are reported here.

Kouzes, Richard T.; Zhu, Zihua

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Data Visualization for Quality-Check Purposes of Monitored Electricity Consumption in All Office Buildings in the ESL Database  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This report comprises an effort to visualize the monitored electricity consumption in all office buildings (not including the office buildings comprising other functions as classrooms and laboratories, for instance) in the ESL database. This data visualization, basically long-term and short-term time series plots serves as a preliminary quality check of the data available. A preliminary inspection of the data was performed, by viewing the channels to provide a clear identification of creep, missing data gaps, turned-off periods, and sudden big changes that suggest changes in the building operation or an addition to the building.

Sreshthaputra, A.; Abushakra, B.; Haberl, J. S.; Claridge, D. E.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Manifestation of a nonclassical Berry phase of an electromagnetic field in atomic Ramsey interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Berry phase acquired by an electromagnetic field undergoing an adiabatic and cyclic evolution in phase space is a purely quantum-mechanical effect of the field. However, this phase is usually accompanied by a dynamical contribution and cannot be manifested in any light-beam interference experiment because it is independent of the field state. We here show that such a phase can be produced using an atom coupled to a quantized field and driven by a slowly changing classical field, and it is manifested in atomic Ramsey interference oscillations. We also show how this effect may be applied to one-step implementation of multiqubit geometric phase gates, which is impossible by previous geometric methods. The effects of dissipation and fluctuations in the parameters of the pump field on the Berry phase and visibility of the Ramsey interference fringes are analyzed.

Shi-Biao Zheng

2012-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

296

Manifestation of a nonclassical Berry phase of an electromagnetic field in atomic Ramsey interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Berry phase acquired by an electromagnetic field undergoing an adiabatic and cyclic evolution in phase space is a purely quantum-mechanical effect of the field. However, this phase is usually accompanied by a dynamical contribution and cannot be manifested in any light-beam interference experiment because it is independent of the field state. We here show that such a phase can be produced using an atom coupled to a quantized field and driven by a slowly changing classical field, and it is manifested in atomic Ramsey interference oscillations. We also show how this effect may be applied to one-step implementation of multiqubit geometric phase gates, which is impossible by previous geometric methods. The effects of dissipation and fluctuations in the parameters of the pump field on the Berry phase and visibility of the Ramsey interference fringes are analyzed.

Zheng, Shi-Biao

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Decoupled Sampling for Graphics Pipelines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We propose a generalized approach to decoupling shading from visibility sampling in graphics pipelines, which we call decoupled sampling. Decoupled sampling enables stochastic supersampling of motion and defocus blur at ...

Ragan-Kelley, Jonathan Millar

298

Fluid sampling apparatus and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Incorporation of a bellows in a sampling syringe eliminates ingress of contaminants, permits replication of amounts and compression of multiple sample injections, and enables remote sampling for off-site analysis.

Yeamans, David R. (Los Alamos, NM)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Z' at the LHC: Interference and Finite Width Effects in Drell-Yan  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The interference effects between an extra neutral spin-1 Z'-boson and the Standard Model background in the Drell-Yan channel at the LHC are studied in detail. The final state with two oppositely charged leptons is considered. The interference contribution to the new physics signal, currently neglected by experimental collaborations in Z'-searches and in the interpretation of the results, can be substantial. It may affect limits or discovery prospects of Z' at the LHC. As the Z'-boson interference is model-dependent, a proper treatment would a priori require a dedicated experimental analysis for each particular model. Doing so could potentially improve the sensitivity to new physics, but would require a much bigger effort from the experimental side. At the same time, it is shown that one can define an invariant mass window, valid for a wide range of models, for which the contribution of the model-dependent interference to the Beyond the Standard Model signal is reduced down to O(10%) level, comparable to the level of the combined uncertainty from parton densities and higher order corrections. This quasi-model independent "magic cut" does not scale with the mass of the Z'-boson and is approximately constant over a large range of masses. Such a control of the interference effects relies on not-too-small branching ratios of Z' to leptons which can be suppressed, however, by an additional new decay channels of the Z' increasing the interference effect. Under the general assumption that these new decay chanels of Z' are not dominant, one can perform quasi-model independent analyses, preserving the current scheme used by the experimental collaborations for the Z'-boson search using the suggested invariant mass window cut.

Elena Accomando; Diego Becciolini; Alexander Belyaev; Stefano Moretti; Claire Shepherd-Themistocleous

2013-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

300

Method and apparatus for the preparation of liquid samples for determination of boron  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus for the preparation of a liquid sample for the quantitative determination of boron by flame photometry. The sample is combined in a vessel with sulfuric acid, and an excess of methanol is added thereto. The methanol reacts with any boron present in the sample to form trimethyl borate which is volatilized by the heat of reaction between the excess methanol and sulfuric acid. The volatilized trimethyl borate is withdrawn from the vessel by either a partial vacuum or a positive pressure and is rapidly transferred to a standard flame photometer. The method is free of interference from typical boron concomitants.

Siemer, Darryl D. (Idaho Falls, ID)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS Check your lease carefully. Make a very detailed inspection report before signing lease, include photos. Develop a good  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS Check your lease carefully. Make a very detailed inspection report before. Carpetdyeingforpaleandstainedcarpet. Re-caulkingandre-groutingofkitchenandbathrooms. Tileandbathresurfacingpaint. DIY FOR RENTERS;12DOM_MI089 DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS WALLS Low-adhesivetapeorhookstohangartwork(neveruse Blu

Peters, Richard

302

East Bank District Heating-to-Cooling Conversion Plan Check the date your building's cooling system is scheduled to be on.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

East Bank District Heating-to-Cooling Conversion Plan Check the date your building's cooling system Coal Storage Building 39 NA Cooke Hall 56 Donhowe Building 044 East Gateway District Steam Distr. 199

Webb, Peter

303

Two-photon interference of photon pairs created in photonic crystal fibers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We investigate a method to produce photon pairs by four-wave mixing in photonic crystal fibers (PCFs). By controlling the wavelength of the pump light, which determines the phase matching condition for four-wave mixing, we can obtain a broader spectrum of photon pairs than undesired Raman-scattered photons. We observe two-photon interference of photon pairs from a PCF with the help of an unbalanced Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Two-photon interference fringes with 83% visibility, which exceeds the classical limit of 50%, are obtained.

Toshihiro Nakanishi; Kazuo Sakemi; Hirokazu Kobayashi; Kazuhiko Sugiyama; Masao Kitano

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Electronic State Interferences in Resonant X-Ray Emission after K-Shell Excitation in HCl  

SciTech Connect

We have measured a series of high-resolution x-ray spectra emitted upon resonant photoexcitation of HCl. The photon energy was tuned across the dissociative 1s{yields}6{sigma}* resonance and the Rydberg states converging to the Cl 1s{sup -1} threshold, and inelastic photon scattering was observed in the region of KL emission lines. Excellent agreement is found between fully ab initio calculated and measured spectra if interferences between different excitation-emission paths are taken into account. The effect of electronic state interferences is enhanced due to dynamical broadening of the 6{sigma}* resonance in HCl.

Kavcic, M.; Zitnik, M.; Bucar, K.; Mihelic, A.; Carniato, S.; Journel, L.; Guillemin, R.; Simon, M. [Jozef Stefan Institute, Post Office Box 3000, SI-1001 Ljubljana (Slovenia); UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 7614, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Matiere et Rayonnement, F-75005 Paris (France); CNRS, UMR 7614, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique Matiere et Rayonnement, F-75005 Paris (France)

2010-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

305

Interference Induced Asymmetric Transmission Through A Monolayer of Anisotropic Chiral Metamolecules  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We show that asymmetric transmission for linear polarizations can be easily achieved by a monolayer of anisotropic chiral metamolecules through the constructive and destructive interferences between the contributions from anisotropy and chirality. Our analysis is based on the interaction of electromagnetic waves with the constituent electric and magnetic dipoles of the metamaterials, and an effective medium formulation. In addition, asymmetric transmission in amplitude can be effectively controlled by the interference between spectrally detuned resonances. Our findings shed light on the design of metamaterials for achieving strong asymmetric transmission.

Zhang, Shuang; Zentgraf, Thomas; Li, Jensen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator in the weak-confinement regime via quantum interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator coupled to a superconducting flux qubit is discussed. We show that by inducing quantum interference to cancel detrimental carrier excitations, ground state cooling becomes possible in the weak-confinement or non-resolved regime. The qubit is modelled as a three-level system in lambda configuration, and the driving fluxes are applied such that the qubit absorption spectrum exhibits electromagnetically induced transparency, thereby cancelling the unwanted carrier excitation. As our interference-based scheme allows to apply strong cooling fields, fast and efficient cooling can be achieved.

Xia, K

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator in the weak-confinement regime via quantum interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Ground state cooling of a nanomechanical resonator coupled to a superconducting flux qubit is discussed. We show that by inducing quantum interference to cancel detrimental carrier excitations, ground state cooling becomes possible in the weak-confinement or non-resolved regime. The qubit is modelled as a three-level system in lambda configuration, and the driving fluxes are applied such that the qubit absorption spectrum exhibits electromagnetically induced transparency, thereby cancelling the unwanted carrier excitation. As our interference-based scheme allows to apply strong cooling fields, fast and efficient cooling can be achieved.

K. Xia; J. Evers

2009-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

308

Ray-based analysis of the interference striation pattern in an underwater acoustic waveguide  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In some underwater acoustic waveguides with specially selected sound speed profiles striations or fringes of the interference pattern are determined by a single parameter \\beta\\ called the waveguide (or Chuprov) invariant. In the present paper it is shown that an analytical description of fringes may be possible in a waveguide with an arbitrary sound speed profile. A simple analytical expression is obtained for smooth lines formed by local maxima of the interference pattern. This result is valid at long enough ranges. It is derived proceeding from a known relation connecting the differences of ray travel times and the action variables of ray paths.

Virovlyansky, A L

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Groundwater Sampling | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Groundwater Sampling Groundwater Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Groundwater Sampling Details Activities (3) Areas (2) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Water Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Water composition and source of fluids. Determination of mixing ratios between different fluid end-members. Determination of fluid recharge rates and residence times. Thermal: Water temperature. Dictionary.png Groundwater Sampling: Groundwater sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of subsurface aqueous systems. Groundwater sampling

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Water Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Water Sampling Water Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Water Sampling Details Activities (51) Areas (45) Regions (5) NEPA(2) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Water composition and source of fluids Thermal: Water temperature Dictionary.png Water Sampling: Water sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface aqueous system. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Introduction Water sampling is done to characterize the geothermal system under investigation. A geothermal water typically has a unique chemical signature

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Interference of wedge-shaped protrusions on the faces of a Griffith crack in biaxial stress. Final report  

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An initial investigation of the influence of protrusion interference on the fracture toughness required to prevent unstable propagation of a Griffith crack in a brittle material is described. The interference is caused by relative shear displacement of the crack faces when subjected to remote biaxial stress with neither principal stress parallel to the crack. It is shown that for room temperature cracks smaller than about one centimeter in silicon carbide, or about one millimeter in silicon nitride, the presence of interference changes the fracture stress. A mathematical model based on linear elasticity solutions and including multiple interference sites at arbitrarily specified positions on the crack is presented. Computations of the change in required fracture toughness and its dependence on wedge geometry (size and vertex angle), applied stresses (orientation and magnitude), and location of the interference site are discussed. Results indicate that a single interference site has only a slight effect on required toughness. However, the influence of interference increases monotonically with the number of interference sites. The two-dimensional model described herein is not accurate when the interference sites are closely spaced.

Boulet, J.A.M. [Tennessee Univ., Knoxville, TN (United States)

1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Sample holder with optical features  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A sample holder for holding a sample to be observed for research purposes, particularly in a transmission electron microscope (TEM), generally includes an external alignment part for directing a light beam in a predetermined beam direction, a sample holder body in optical communication with the external alignment part and a sample support member disposed at a distal end of the sample holder body opposite the external alignment part for holding a sample to be analyzed. The sample holder body defines an internal conduit for the light beam and the sample support member includes a light beam positioner for directing the light beam between the sample holder body and the sample held by the sample support member.

Milas, Mirko; Zhu, Yimei; Rameau, Jonathan David

2013-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

313

Sampling streaming data with replacement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Simple random sampling is a widely accepted basis for estimation from a population. When data come as a stream, the total population size continuously grows and only one pass through the data is possible. Reservoir sampling is a method of maintaining ... Keywords: Data stream mining, Random sampling with replacement, Reservoir sampling

Byung-Hoon Park; George Ostrouchov; Nagiza F. Samatova

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Gas Sampling Gas Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Gas Sampling Details Activities (7) Areas (7) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: High flux can be indicative of conduits for fluid flow. Hydrological: Gas composition and source of fluids. Thermal: Anomalous flux is associated with active hydrothermal activity. Distinguish magmatic/mantle heat inputs. Can be used to estimate reservoir fluid temperatures. Dictionary.png Gas Sampling: Gas sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, and hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface hydrothermal system.

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Minimizing interference of a wireless ad-hoc network in a plane  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider the problem of topology control of a wireless ad-hoc network on a given set of points in the plane, where we aim to minimize the maximum interference by assigning a suitable transmission radius to each point. By using computational geometric ...

Magnús M. Halldórsson; Takeshi Tokuyama

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Key elements for a sensitive 77 K direct current superconducting quantum interference device magnetometer  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

B is the applied field and sq is the flux coupled to the SQUID. Aeff is determined by the design determined by the smaller inductance, but flux linking the pickup loop induces a current which couples fluxKey elements for a sensitive 77 K direct current superconducting quantum interference device

Lee, Luke P.

317

QCD and Electroweak Interference in Higgs production by Gauge Boson Fusion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We explicitly calculate the contribution to Higgs production at the LHC from the interference between gluon-gluon and Weak Vector Boson fusion, and compare it to the pure QCD and pure Electro-weak result. While the effect is small at tree level, we speculate it will be significantly enhanced by loop effects.

Jeppe R. Andersen; Jennifer M. Smillie

2006-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

318

Cooperative Interference Mitigation for Heterogeneous Multi-hop MIMO Wireless Networks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

-technology interference mitigation (CIM). CIM exploits recent advancements in physical layer technologies different wireless technologies. This paper offers a thorough study of the CIM paradigm for unplanned multi, and then establish a tractable model to accurately characterize the CIM behaviors of both networks. We develop a bi

Li, Ming

319

Interference-aware cooperative QoS routing in multi-hop wireless networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cooperative communication is a new physical technology, which has the potential to improve QoS support for multi-hop wireless network. Existing works did not consider the interference effect among links while designing cooperative QoS routing. To overcome ...

Wei Feng, Jian Liu, Jiannong Cao, Liang Yang, Qin Xin

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Performance evaluation of spatially multiplexed MIMO systems with subset antenna transmission in interference limited environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Transmit antenna selection in spatially multiplexed multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems is a low complexity low-rate feedback technique, which involves transmission of a reduced number of streams from the maximum possible to improve the error ... Keywords: Co-channel interference, MIMO systems, Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, Transmit antenna selection

Shreeram Sigdel; Witold A. Krzymie?

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Auction-Based Throughput Maximization in Cognitive Radio Networks Under Interference Constraint  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Cognitive radio is an emerging technique to improve the utilization of radio frequency spectrum in wireless communication networks. That is, spectrum efficiency can be increased significantly by giving opportunistic access of the frequency bands to a ... Keywords: Auction, Channel assignment, Cognitive radio, Graph theory, Interference constraint, OSI cross layer applications

Hakan Murat Karaca, Tolga Kurt, Salih Zafer Dicle, Emin Anarim

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing of Power Plant Equipment: Revision 2 to TR-102323  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This revision to the original guide, which received U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approval in a Safety Evaluation Report (SER) in April 1996, reduces excessive conservatism in plant equipment emission and susceptibility testing limits. It identifies emissions sources in nuclear power plants, recommends susceptibility and emissions standards, and details design and layout practices for minimizing susceptibility to electromagnetic interference (EMI).

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Constructive and destructive interferences of Stark resonances induced by an ac field in atomic hydrogen  

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We study theoretically the problem of a hydrogen atom exposed both to a static dc field and to a monochromatic ac field. We show that, in the presence of an ac field, a constructive (or destructive) interference occurs between the excited (Rydberg) Stark resonance states and the hydrogenic ground state. This mechanism is responsible for dramatic enhancement (or suppression) of the corresponding photoionization rates.

Pawlak, Mariusz; Bylicki, Miroslaw; Moiseyev, Nimrod; Sindelka, Milan [Instytut Fizyki, Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika, ul. GrudziaPdzka 5, PL-87-100 Torun (Poland); Schulich Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Physics and Minerva Center of Nonlinear Physics of Complex Systems, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, IL-32000 (Israel)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

324

A Cell Based Dynamic Spectrum Management Scheme with Interference Mitigation for Cognitive Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Future wireless systems are expected to be characterized by the coexistence of different radio access technologies (RATs) resulting in complex heterogeneous wireless environments. In parallel with this, the tremendous demand for spectrum has ... Keywords: Bargaining patience, Cognitive networks, Dynamic spectrum management, Game theory, Inter-system interference, Profit

Vanbien Le; Zhiyong Feng; Didier Bourse; Ping Zhang

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Origination of nano- and microstructures on large areas by interference lithography  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many markets require large area surface relief micro- and nanostructures. Important examples are light management structures for display applications or the radiation power management in solar systems. Structuring techniques with both up-scaling and ... Keywords: Display technology, Interference lithography, Nanoimprint lithography, Replication, Solar cells

Andreas J. Wolf; Hubert Hauser; Volker KüBler; Christian Walk; Oliver HöHn; Benedikt BläSi

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to the Primary Motor Cortex Interferes with  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation to the Primary Motor Cortex Interferes with Motor- cranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to test the idea that this ``motor learning by observing'' is based representations of novel motor skills can be ac- quired through visual observation. We used repetitive trans

Miall, Chris

327

Quantifying the channel quality for interference-aware wireless sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Reliability of communications is key to expand application domains for sensor networks. Since Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) operate in the license-free Industrial Scientific and Medical (ISM) bands and hence share the spectrum with other wireless technologies, ... Keywords: ISM bands, channel quality, dynamic resource adaptation, interference, wireless sensor networks

Claro Noda; Shashi Prabh; Mário Alves; Carlo Alberto Boano; Thiemo Voigt

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Gluon-gluon contributions to W+ W- production and Higgs interference effects  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we complete our re-assessment of the production of W boson pairs at the LHC, by calculating analytic results for the gg {yields} W{sup +}W{sup -} {yields} {nu}{ell}{sup +}{ell}{sup -}{bar {nu}} process including the effect of massive quarks circulating in the loop. Together with the one-loop amplitudes containing the first two generations of massless quarks propagating in the loop, these diagrams can give a significant contribution with a large flux of gluons. One of the component parts of this calculation is the production of a standard model Higgs boson, gg {yields} H and its subsequent decay, H {yields} W{sup +}({yields} {nu}{ell}{sup +})W{sup -}({yields} {ell}{sup -}{bar {nu}}). We will quantify the importance of the interference between the Higgs boson production process and the gluon-induced continuum production in the context of searches for the Higgs boson at the Tevatron and the LHC. For instance, for m{sub H} < 140 GeV the effect of the interference typically results in around a 10% reduction in the expected number of Higgs signal events. The majority of this interference is due to non-resonant contributions. Therefore cuts on the transverse mass such as those currently used by the ATLAS collaboration reduce the destructive interference to about a 1% effect. We advocate that a cut on the maximum transverse mass be used in future Higgs searches in this channel.

Campbell, John M.; Ellis, R.Keith; Williams, Ciaran

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Performance of Non-Polarized Noise Modulated Communications System in the Presence of Interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The noise modulated non-polarized communication system, developed by us recently, is an ultra-wideband transmitted-reference system designed for secure interferencefree communications. By using ultra-wideband random noise to spread the signal and by ... Keywords: Interference, Noise modulation, Spread spectrum communication, Transmitted reference, Ultrawideband

Jack Chuang; Ram M. Narayanan

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Uncertainty Analysis of the Conducted Interferences in a DC-DC Converter  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.A. Vasconcelos Laboratorio de Computação Evolucionaria Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Belo Horizonte measurement of conducted interferences and its PDF is rapidly determined, when compared to the Monte Carlo (MC) approach. Keywords - Electromagnetic Compatibility, Monte Carlo, Parametric Uncertainty, Power Electronics

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

331

Interference mitigation technique for coexistence of pulse-based UWB and OFDM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ultra-wideband (UWB) is a useful radio technique for sharing frequency bands between radio systems. It uses very short pulses to spread spectrum. However, there is a potential for interference between systems using the same frequency bands at close range. ...

Kohei Ohno; Tetsushi Ikegami

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ON THE USAGE OF ANTENNAS IN MIMO AND MISO INTERFERENCE CHANNELS Mariam Kaynia  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ON THE USAGE OF ANTENNAS IN MIMO AND MISO INTERFERENCE CHANNELS Mariam Kaynia , Andrea J. Goldsmith. of Science and Technology Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford Mobile and small), we derive upper and lower bounds to both our per- formance metrics. Moreover, the particular

Gesbert, David

333

Efficiency of Wireless Networks: Approximation Algorithms for the Physical Interference Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this monograph we survey results from a newly emerging line of research that targets algorithm analysis in the physical interference model. In the main part of our monograph we focus on wireless scheduling: given a set of communication requests, arbitrarily ...

Olga Goussevskaia; Yvonne-Anne Pignolet; Roger Wattenhofer

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Determining Full Three-Dimensional Orientation of Single Anisotropic Nanoparticles by Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy  

SciTech Connect

Keeping track: By combining differential interference contrast (DIC) image pattern recognition with DIC polarization anisotropy, the exact full three-dimensional angular information of individual tilted gold nanorods positioned in the focal plane of the objective lens can be readily determined. The angular rotational modes and kinetics of individual in-focus gold nanorods can thus be resolved dynamically.

Xiao, Lehu; Ha, Ji Won; Wei, Lin; Wang, Gufeng; Fang, Ning

2012-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

335

SOCIAL SUPPORT: MEDIATORS AND MODERATORS OF DEPRESSION IN A SPINAL CORD INJURY SAMPLE WITH CHRONIC PAIN  

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Chronic pain and depression are frequently co-reported secondary complications following spinal cord injury (SCI) that impact multiple psychosocial domains. This study investigated the contribution of pain intensity, perceived stress, pain coping strategies, pain interference, and social support in depression and sought to identify mediator and moderator effects in the pain-depression relationship among persons with chronic SCI pain. Perceived stress, pain coping strategies, and pain interference were proposed as likely mediators of pain intensity and depression. Different types of social support were proposed as likely moderators of pain intensity and depression. The SCI sample consisted of 60 people with chronic pain who completed measures of pain intensity, perceived stress, pain coping strategies, pain interference, social support, and depression. Demographic and injury-related factors were also examined as confounding variables. Occupational status, positive reframing, behavioral disengagement, self-blame, emotional support, perceived stress, and pain interference were associated with depression, with 7% of variance in depression accounted for by occupational status, 19 % of variance in

Michael W. Wilson; J. Scott Richards; Timothy R. Elliott; Warren T. Jackson; Adrian Hal Thurstin; Rudy Vuchinich; Michael W. Wilson

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect, North-Central Nevada Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Report: Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect, North-Central Nevada Abstract N/A Author U.S. Geological Survey Published Publisher Not Provided, 2009 Report Number 2009-1022 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http://crossref.org Online Internet link for Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect, North-Central Nevada Citation U.S. Geological Survey. 2009. Physical-Property Measurements on Core Samples from Drill-Holes DB-1 and DB-2, Blue Mountain Geothermal Prospect,

337

Sampling Distribution of the Time between Effectively Independent Samples  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The sampling distribution of the estimate of the “time between effectively independent samples,” T0, is investigated using Monte-Carlo techniques. It is found to be asymptotically unbiased and normally distributed. Agreement between empirical ...

Daniel Wilks

1987-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Iterative Joint and Interference Nulling/ Cancellation Decoding Algorithms for Multi-Group Space Time Trellis Coded Systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Iterative Joint and Interference Nulling/ Cancellation Decoding Algorithms for Multi-Group Space will focus on joint detection and interference nulling/ cancellation algorithms. Key Words: Multi-Group STTCs can be classified under two categories. The first is based on joint detection/ decoding. We started

Al-Ghadhban, Samir

339

Sampling Characteristics of Satellite Orbits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The irregular space-time sampling of any finite region by an orbiting satellite raises difficult questions as to which frequencies and wavenumbers can be determined and which will alias into others. Conventional sampling theorems must be extended ...

Carl Wunsch

1989-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

Flux Measurement with Conditional Sampling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A method is proposed to measure scalar fluxes using conditional sampling. Only the mean concentrations of updraft and downdraft samples, the standard deviation of the vertical velocity, and a coefficient of proportionality, b, need to be known. ...

Joost A. Businger; Steven P. Oncley

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Sampling Errors in Seasonal Forecasting  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The limited numbers of start dates and ensemble sizes in seasonal forecasts lead to sampling errors in predictions. Defining the magnitude of these sampling errors would be useful for end users as well as informing decisions on resource ...

Stephen Cusack; Alberto Arribas

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Sampling – Soil - Energy Innovation Portal  

INL has developed a method for sampling soil to determine the presence of extremely fine particles such as asbestos.

343

RFID Interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... GHz. Active tags contain a power source (eg, battery) and permit higher read ranges and/or lower reader power. Passive ...

2010-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

344

RAPID SEPARATION METHOD FOR EMERGENCY WATER AND URINE SAMPLES  

SciTech Connect

The Savannah River Site Environmental Bioassay Lab participated in the 2008 NRIP Emergency Response program administered by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in May, 2008. A new rapid column separation method was used for analysis of actinides and {sup 90}Sr the NRIP 2008 emergency water and urine samples. Significant method improvements were applied to reduce analytical times. As a result, much faster analysis times were achieved, less than 3 hours for determination of {sup 90}Sr and 3-4 hours for actinides. This represents a 25%-33% improvement in analysis times from NRIP 2007 and a {approx}100% improvement compared to NRIP 2006 report times. Column flow rates were increased by a factor of two, with no significant adverse impact on the method performance. Larger sample aliquots, shorter count times, faster cerium fluoride microprecipitation and streamlined calcium phosphate precipitation were also employed. Based on initial feedback from NIST, the SRS Environmental Bioassay Lab had the most rapid analysis times for actinides and {sup 90}Sr analyses for NRIP 2008 emergency urine samples. High levels of potential matrix interferences may be present in emergency samples and rugged methods are essential. Extremely high levels of {sup 210}Po were found to have an adverse effect on the uranium results for the NRIP-08 urine samples, while uranium results for NRIP-08 water samples were not affected. This problem, which was not observed for NRIP-06 or NRIP-07 urine samples, was resolved by using an enhanced {sup 210}Po removal step, which will be described.

Maxwell, S.; Culligan, B.

2008-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

345

Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Sample Environment The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to SNS to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research and development team, and we encourage you to partner with them to develop new equipment and techniques. The Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR and SNS instruments. It will be available in the near future for SNS sample

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Rock Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Rock Sampling Rock Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Rock Sampling Details Activities (13) Areas (13) Regions (1) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock samples are used to define lithology. Field and lab analyses can be used to measure the chemical and isotopic constituents of rock samples. Stratigraphic/Structural: Provides information about the time and environment which formed a particular geologic unit. Microscopic rock textures can be used to estimate the history of stress and strain, and/or faulting. Hydrological: Isotope geochemistry can reveal fluid circulation of a geothermal system.

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Soil Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Soil Sampling Soil Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Soil Sampling Details Activities (10) Areas (9) Regions (1) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Can reveal relatively high permeability zones Hydrological: Thermal: Used to locate active hydrothermal systems Dictionary.png Soil Sampling: Soil sampling is a method that can be used for exploration of geothermal resources that lack obvious surface manifestations. Soils that are above or adjacent to a "hidden" hydrothermal system will have a unique chemistry that can be indicative of a hydrothermal system at depth and a zone of

348

Fano interference controlled resonance profiles in photovoltaics and photo-detection  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work we report a quantum interference mediated control of the resonance profiles in a generic three-level system and investigate its effect on key quantum interference (QI) phenomena. Namely in a three level configuration with doublets in the ground or excited states, we show control over enhancement and suppression of the emission (absorption) profiles. This is achieved by manipulation of the strength of QI and the energy spacing of the doublets. We analyze the application of such QI induced control of the resonance profile in photo-detection, and photovoltaics in agreement with the results of Scully [M.O.Scully, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 207701 (2010)] and disagreement with Kirk [A.P.Kirk, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 048703 (2011)].

Dorfman, Konstantin E; Das, Sumanta

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Understanding quantum polarized-light interference experiments through electromagnetic energy flow lines  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

General expressions to obtain the electromagnetic energy flow lines behind interference gratings are derived in the case where the incident light consists of a polarized monochromatic plane wave. These flow lines show how the electromagnetic energy redistributes in space (behind the grating) until the Fraunhofer regime is reached, thus providing an interpretation based on photon paths for the physics underlying interference phenomena with light. Within this interpretation, one finds that the outcome from a Young's experiment is related in a simple manner to how the electromagnetic energy flux is influenced by the experimental setup, specifically, how the presence of polarizers on each slit and the boundaries imposed by having one or both slits open affect at each time the electromagnetic energy flow, which is directly linked to the Arago-Fresnel laws.

Sanz, A S; Bozic, M; Miret-Artés, S

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Sum-Rate Optimal Power Policies for Energy Harvesting Transmitters in an Interference Channel  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper considers a two-user Gaussian interference channel with energy harvesting transmitters. Different than conventional battery powered wireless nodes, energy harvesting transmitters have to adapt transmission to availability of energy at a particular instant. In this setting, the optimal power allocation problem to maximize sum throughput within a given deadline is formulated. The convergence of the proposed iterative coordinate descent method for the problem is proved and the short-term throughput maximizing offline power allocation policy is found. Examples for interference regions with known sum capacities are given with directional water-filling interpretations when possible. Next, stochastic data arrivals are addressed. Finally online and/or distributed near-optimal policies are proposed. Performance of the proposed algorithms are demonstrated through simulations.

Tutuncuoglu, Kaya

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Resonance--Continuum Interference in Light Higgs Boson Production at a Photon Collider  

SciTech Connect

We study the effect of interference between the Standard Model Higgs boson resonance and the continuum background in the process {gamma}{gamma} {yields} H {yields} b{bar b} at a photon collider. Taking into account virtual gluon exchange between the final-state quarks, we calculate the leading corrections to the height of the resonance for the case of a light (m{sub H} < 160 GeV) Higgs boson. We find that the interference is destructive and around 0.1-0.2% of the peak height, depending on the mass of the Higgs and the scattering angle. This suppression is smaller by an order of magnitude than the anticipated experimental accuracy at a photon collider. However, the fractional suppression can be significantly larger if the Higgs coupling to b quarks is increased by physics beyond the Standard Model.

Dixon, Lance J.; Sofianatos, Yorgos; /SLAC /Stanford U., Phys. Dept.

2009-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

352

Classical two-split interference effects in double photoionization of molecular hydrogen at high energies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The authors report a thorough theoretical study of one photon double ionization of H{sub 2}. They suggest that interference effects reported in one photon ionization will be reproducible in the case of double ionization when one of the photons carriers most of the available energy and the other electron is not observed. These calculations reproduce recent double photoionization experiments of H{sub 2}.

Horner, Daniel A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Miyabe, S [LBNL; Rescigno, T N [LBNL; Mccurdy, C W [LBNL; Morales, F [MADRID, SPAIN; Martin, F [MADRID, SPAIN

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Explanation of observed interference patterns in the differential cross section for double photoionization of H2  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

We present the results of numerical calculations on the single photon double photoionization of H{sub 2} for energies between 130 eV and 240 eV. We find that our results are in excellent agreement with experimental observations. However, our interpretation of the observed interference pattern at these energies is that it is due to mixing of parallel and perpendicular components through circularly polarized light rather than due to classical double slit diffraction.

Horner, Daniel A [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Miyabe, Shungo [UC-DAVIS; Morales, Felipe [UNIV AUTONOMA DE MADRID; Martin, Fernando [UNIV AUTONOMA DE MADRID; Rescigno, Thomas N [LBNL; Mccurdy, C William [LBNL

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Cooper minima and Young-type interferences in the photoionization of H{sub 2}{sup +}  

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We present a detailed study of the partial and total cross sections for photon-induced electron emission from H{sub 2}{sup +}. By comparing the results employing exact and approximate, bounded and continuum wave functions, for one- and two-center basis functions, we find the origin and position of the Cooper-like minima in the partial cross sections and their relationship with the Young-type interference pattern.

Della Picca, R. [CONICET and Centro Atomico Bariloche, Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica, Avda E. Bustillo 9500, 8400 Bariloche (Argentina); UPMC Univ. Paris 6, UMR 7614, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique-Matiere et Rayonnement, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, F-75231 Paris Cedex 05 (France); Fainstein, P. D. [CONICET and Centro Atomico Bariloche, Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica, Avda E. Bustillo 9500, 8400 Bariloche (Argentina); Dubois, A. [UPMC Univ. Paris 6, UMR 7614, Laboratoire de Chimie Physique-Matiere et Rayonnement, 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie, F-75231 Paris Cedex 05 (France); CNRS UMR 7614, LCPMR, F-75005 Paris (France)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

355

Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing of Power Plant Equipment: Revision 3 to TR-102323  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To continue meeting safety and reliability requirements while controlling costs, operators of nuclear power plants must be able to replace and upgrade equipment in a cost-effective manner. One issue that has been problematic for new plant equipment and especially for digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in recent years is electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). The EMC issue usually involves testing to show that critical equipment will not be adversely affected by electromagnetic interference (...

2004-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

356

Two-electron time-delay interference in atomic double ionization by attosecond pulses  

SciTech Connect

A two-color two-photon atomic double ionization experiment using subfemtosecond UV pulses can be designed such that the sequential two-color process dominates and one electron is ejected by each pulse. Nonetheless, ab initio calculations show that, for sufficiently short pulses, a prominent interference pattern in the joint energy distribution of the sequentially ejected electrons can be observed that is due to their indistinguishability and the exchange symmetry of the wave function.

Rescigno, Thomas N

2009-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

357

Generator On-Line Monitoring and Condition Assessment: Partial Discharge and Electromagnetic Interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Partial discharge (PD) and electromagnetic interference (EMI) on-line testing have been promoted as means to assess the condition of turbine-driven generator stator winding insulation systems. This fourth interim report traces the stator insulation condition of various selected utility machines in service in an ongoing effort to provide an objective comparison of methods of assessing the "health" of a variety of large generator types using PD and EMI analysis.

2005-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

358

Generator On-Line Monitoring and Condition Assessment, Partial Discharge and Electromagnetic Interference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

On-line partial discharge (PD) and electromagnetic interference (EMI) analysis systems have been promoted as a means to assess the condition of turbine-driven generator stator winding insulation systems. Although PD is a time-domain measurement and EMI measures activity with a frequency scan, both techniques still evaluate the same phenomenon -- high-frequency currents that flow as a result of electrical (partial) discharges occurring within the structure. This report documents EPRI's ongoing initiative ...

2004-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

359

A software memory partition approach for eliminating bank-level interference in multicore systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Main memory system is a shared resource in modern multicore machines, resulting in serious interference, which causes performance degradation in terms of throughput slowdown and unfairness. Numerous new memory scheduling algorithms have been proposed to address the interference problem. However, these algorithms usually employ complex scheduling logic and need hardware modification to memory controllers, as a result, industrial venders seem to have some hesitation in adopting them. This paper presents a practical software approach to effectively eliminate the interference without hardware modification. The key idea is to modify the OS memory management subsystem to adopt a page-coloring based bank-level partition mechanism (BPM), which allocates specific DRAM banks to specific cores (threads). By using BPM, memory controllers can passively schedule memory requests in a core-cluster (or thread-cluster) way. We implement BPM in Linux 2.6.32.15 kernel and evaluate BPM on 4-core and 8-core real machines by running randomly generated 20 multi-programmed workloads (each contains 4/8 benchmarks) and multi-threaded benchmark. Experimental results show that BPM can improve the overall system throughput by 4.7% on average (up to 8.6%), and reduce the maximum slowdown by 4.5 % on average (up to 15.8%). Moreover, BPM also saves 5.2% of the energy consumption of memory system.

Lei Liu; Zehan Cui; Mingjie Xing; Yungang Bao; Mingyu Chen; Chengyong Wu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Measurements of television interference caused by a vertical-axis wind machine. Final subcontract report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The electromagnetic interference to television reception caused by the 17 m Darreius at Albuquerque, NM, has been studied by carrying out measurements at a number of sites in the vicinity of the VAWT. The rf sources used were the commercial vhf and uhf TV signals available in the area. Ambient field-strength measurements showed that the signals on all TV channels except one were strong, and provided good reception at all test sites. With the antenna (properly) oriented for maximum direct signal, unacceptable interference was observed on some channels at sites out to 33 m from the WT in the forward and backward regions. With the antenna beam directed at the WT, interference varying from slight to violent were observed at all sites on some or all TV channels. A simple theoretical model has been developed for analyzing the TVI produced by a VAWT like the Darrieus. Using the model in conjunction with measured data, an approximate expression for the equivalent scattering area A of the Darrieus has been developed. It is found that A is wavelength (lambda) dependent and varies as lambda/sup 1/2/.

Sengupta, D L; Senior, T B.A.; Ferris, J E

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Test of some Fundamental Principles in Physics via Quantum Interference with Neutrons and Photons  

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The limitations and possibilities that the concept of quantum interference offers as a tool for testing fundamental physics are explored here. The use of neutron interference as an instrument to confront against measurement readouts some of the principles behind metric theories of gravity will be analyzed, as well as some discrepancies between theory and experiment. The main restrictions that this model embodies for the study of some of the features of the structure of space--time will be explicitly pointed out. For instance, the conditions imposed by the necessary use of the semiclassical approximation. Additionally, the role that photon interference could play as an element in this context is also considered. In this realm we explore the differences between first-order and second-order coherence experiments, and underline the fact that the Hanbury--Brown--Twiss effect could open up some interesting experimental possibilities in the analysis of the structure of space--time. The void, in connection with the description of wave phenomena, implicit in the principles of metric theories is analyzed. The conceptual difficulties, that this void entails, are commented.

Abel Camacho; Abel Camacho-Galvan

2008-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

362

Light Vector Meson Photoproduction off of H at Jefferson Lab and rho-omega Interference in the Leptonic Decay Channel  

SciTech Connect

Recent studies of light vector meson production in heavy nuclear targets has generated interest in {rho}-{omega} interference in the leptonic e{sup +}e{sup -} decay channel. An experimental study of the elementary process provides valuable input for theoretical models and calculations. In experiment E04-005 (g12), high statistics photoproduction data has been taken in Jefferson Lab's Hall B with the Cebaf Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). The invariant mass spectrum is fitted with two interfering relativistic Breit-Wigner functions to determine the interference phase. Preliminary analysis indicate a measurable {rho}-{omega} interference.

Chaden Djalali

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Sample page | Open Energy Information  

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

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365

Type checking and normalisation.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis is about Martin-Löf's intuitionistic theory of types (type theory). Type theory is at the same time a formal system for mathematical proof and… (more)

Chapman, James Maitland

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Hybrid type checking  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Phase distinctions in type theory. Manuscript, 1988. [10]Typechecking dependent types and subtypes. In Lecture notesF. Pfenning. Intersection types and computational effects.

Flanagan, C

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Checking PDSF Quotas  

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368

Acceptance sampling using judgmental and randomly selected samples  

SciTech Connect

We present a Bayesian model for acceptance sampling where the population consists of two groups, each with different levels of risk of containing unacceptable items. Expert opinion, or judgment, may be required to distinguish between the high and low-risk groups. Hence, high-risk items are likely to be identifed (and sampled) using expert judgment, while the remaining low-risk items are sampled randomly. We focus on the situation where all observed samples must be acceptable. Consequently, the objective of the statistical inference is to quantify the probability that a large percentage of the unsampled items in the population are also acceptable. We demonstrate that traditional (frequentist) acceptance sampling and simpler Bayesian formulations of the problem are essentially special cases of the proposed model. We explore the properties of the model in detail, and discuss the conditions necessary to ensure that required samples sizes are non-decreasing function of the population size. The method is applicable to a variety of acceptance sampling problems, and, in particular, to environmental sampling where the objective is to demonstrate the safety of reoccupying a remediated facility that has been contaminated with a lethal agent.

Sego, Landon H.; Shulman, Stanley A.; Anderson, Kevin K.; Wilson, John E.; Pulsipher, Brent A.; Sieber, W. Karl

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Sample  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... deficits by gouging California energy consumers, must ... to state of the art information technology. ... Industry and organization specific knowledge is ...

2010-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

370

Sample State and Local Ballots  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Sample State and Local Ballots. ... We thank the election officials who have contributed to this effort. State, County/Municipality, Ballot, Election, Date, ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

371

Homeowner Soil Sample Information Form  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Homeowners should submit this form with their soil samples when requesting a soil test from the Texas A&M Soil Testing Laboratory.

Provin, Tony

2007-04-11T23:59:59.000Z

372

HAP sampling at Tidd PFBC  

SciTech Connect

The objective of this project was to sample process streams of the Tidd PFBC plant and to characterize the HAPs associated with those various process streams. The data are comparable to HAP data collected by DOE and EPRI studies at conventional coal-fired utility plants. Twelve sampling locations throughout Tidd PFBC plant were selected to characterize the HAPs in the plant cycle. Sampling was conducted at the input and output of the combustor, before and after the hot gas clean-up (HGCU) and before and after the electrostatic precipitator (ESP). Seven solid process streams were sampled including coal and sorbent to the PFBC unit and ash from the PFBC bed and ash collection devices. Service water which is mixed with the coal to make coal paste was the only liquid process stream sampled. The four gas stream samples collected were the inlets and outlets of the HGCU and ESP. Lists are presented for field sampling requirements for gas streams; coal sorbent, and service water; and ash samples. Lists of elements and compounds (inorganic, organic, and radioactive) are also included. The samples have been collected and are being analyzed.

Mudd, M.J.; Dal Porto, P.A.

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

IWTU Process Sample Analysis Report  

SciTech Connect

CH2M-WG Idaho (CWI) requested that Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) analyze various samples collected during June – August 2012 at the Integrated Waste Treatment Facility (IWTU). Samples of IWTU process materials were collected from various locations in the process. None of these samples were radioactive. These samples were collected and analyzed to provide more understanding of the compositions of various materials in the process during the time of the process shutdown that occurred on June 16, 2012, while the IWTU was in the process of nonradioactive startup.

Nick Soelberg

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Direct current superconducting quantum interference device spectrometer for pulsed nuclear magnetic resonance and nuclear quadrupole resonance at frequencies up to 5 MHz  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A spectrometer based on a dc superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) has been developed for the direct detection of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) or nuclear quadrupole resonance (NQR) at frequencies up to 5 MHz. The sample is coupled to the input coil of the niobium-based SQUID via a nonresonant superconducting circuit. The flux locked loop involves the direct offset integration technique with additional positive feedback in which the output of the SQUID is coupled directly to a low-noise preamplifier. Precession of the nuclear quadrupole spins is induced by a magnetic field pulse with the feedback circuit disabled; subsequently, flux locked operation is restored and the SQUID amplifies the signal produced by the nuclear free induction signal. The spectrometer has been used to detect {sup 27}Al NQR signals in ruby (Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}[Cr{sup 3+}]) at 359 and 714 kHz. {copyright} {ital 1996 American Institute of Physics.}

TonThat, D.M.; Clarke, J. [Department of Physics, University of , California (United States)]|[Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

RAPID SEPARATION METHOD FOR ACTINIDES IN EMERGENCY SOIL SAMPLES  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A new rapid method for the determination of actinides in soil and sediment samples has been developed at the Savannah River Site Environmental Lab (Aiken, SC, USA) that can be used for samples up to 2 grams in emergency response situations. The actinides in soil method utilizes a rapid sodium hydroxide fusion method, a lanthanum fluoride soil matrix removal step, and a streamlined column separation process with stacked TEVA, TRU and DGA Resin cartridges. Lanthanum was separated rapidly and effectively from Am and Cm on DGA Resin. Vacuum box technology and rapid flow rates are used to reduce analytical time. Alpha sources are prepared using cerium fluoride microprecipitation for counting by alpha spectrometry. The method showed high chemical recoveries and effective removal of interferences. This new procedure was applied to emergency soil samples received in the NRIP Emergency Response exercise administered by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in April, 2009. The actinides in soil results were reported within 4-5 hours with excellent quality.

Maxwell, S.; Culligan, B.; Noyes, G.

2009-11-09T23:59:59.000Z

376

Interference between work and home: an empirical study of the antecedents, outcomes, and coping strategies amongst public sector employees.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Work-home interference has been receiving increasing attention in the organizational behaviour literature. It is defined as a form of inter-role conflic t in which the… (more)

Beauregard, Alexandra

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Design and analysis of a scanning beam interference lithography system for patterning gratings with nanometer-level distortions  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis describes the design and analysis of a system for patterning large-area gratings with nanometer level phase distortions. The novel patterning method, termed scanning beam interference lithography (SBIL), uses ...

Konkola, Paul Thomas, 1973-

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Field Sampling | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Field Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Field Sampling Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Field Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Rock samples are used to define lithology. Field and lab analyses can be used to measure the chemical and isotopic constituents of rock samples. Stratigraphic/Structural: Can reveal relatively high permeability zones. Provides information about the time and environment which formed a particular geologic unit. Microscopic rock textures can be used to estimate the history of stress and strain, and/or faulting.

379

Anomalous Quantum Interference Induced by Landau-Zener Transitions in a Strongly Driven rf-SQUID Qubit  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We irradiated an rf-SQUID qubit with large-amplitude and high frequency electromagnetic field. Population transitions between macroscopic distinctive quantum states due to Landau-Zener transitions at energy-level avoided crossings were observed. The qubit population on the excited states as a function of flux detuning and microwave power exhibits interference patterns. Some novel features are found in the interference and a model based on rate equations can well address the features.

Wang, Yiwen; Wen, Xueda; Pan, Cheng; Sun, Guozhu; Chen, Jian; Kang, Lin; Xu, Weiwei; Yu, Yang; Wu, Peiheng

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Atomic-phase interference devices based on ring-shaped Bose-Einstein condensates: Two ring case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We theoretically investigate the ground-state properties and quantum dynamics of a pair of adjacent ring-shaped Bose-Einstein condensates that are coupled via tunneling. This device, which is the analogue of a symmetric superconducting quantum interference device, is the simplest version of what we term an Atomic-Phase Interference Device (APHID). The two-ring APHID is shown to be sensitive to rotation.

B. P. Anderson; K. Dholakia; E. M. Wright

2002-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Guidelines for Electromagnetic Interference Testing of Power Plant Equipment: Revision 3 to TR-102323  

SciTech Connect

To continue meeting safety and reliability requirements while controlling costs, operators of nuclear power plants must be able to replace and upgrade equipment in a cost-effective manner. One issue that has been problematic for new plant equipment and especially for digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in recent years is electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). The EMC issue usually involves testing to show that critical equipment will not be adversely affected by electromagnetic interference (EMI) in the plant environment. This guide will help nuclear plant engineers address EMC issues and qualification testing in a consistent, comprehensive manner.

J. Cunningham and J. Shank

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Loop induced interference effects in Higgs Boson plus two jet production at the LHC.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ar X iv :0 70 9. 35 13 v2 [ he p- ph ] 22 Fe b 2 00 8 Cavendish-HEP-07/09 Edinburgh 2007/21 Loop induced interference effects in Higgs Boson plus two jet production at the LHC J. R. Andersena, T. Binothb, G. Heinrichb, J. M. Smilliea a... processes allowed at the one-loop level in Higgs boson plus 2 jet production at the LHC. The corresponding one-loop amplitudes, which have not been considered in the lit- erature so far, are evaluated analytically using dimensional regularisation...

Andersen, Jeppe R; Binoth, T; Heinrich, G; Smillie, Jennifer M

383

Demonstration of an optical quantum controlled-NOT gate without path interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report the first experimental demonstration of an optical quantum controlled-NOT gate without any path interference, where the two interacting path interferometers of the original proposals (Phys. Rev. A {\\bf 66}, 024308 (2001), Phys. Rev. A {\\bf 65}, 012314 (2002)) have been replaced by three partially polarizing beam splitters with suitable polarization dependent transmittances and reflectances. The performance of the device is evaluated using a recently proposed method (Phys. Rev. Lett. {\\bf 94}, 160504 (2005)), by which the quantum process fidelity and the entanglement capability can be estimated from the 32 measurement results of two classical truth tables, significantly less than the 256 measurement results required for full quantum tomography.

Okamoto, R; Takeuchi, S; Sasaki, K; Okamoto, Ryo; Hofmann, Holger F.; Takeuchi, Shigeki; Sasaki, Keiji

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Demonstration of an optical quantum controlled-NOT gate without path interference  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report the first experimental demonstration of an optical quantum controlled-NOT gate without any path interference, where the two interacting path interferometers of the original proposals (Phys. Rev. A {\\bf 66}, 024308 (2001), Phys. Rev. A {\\bf 65}, 012314 (2002)) have been replaced by three partially polarizing beam splitters with suitable polarization dependent transmittances and reflectances. The performance of the device is evaluated using a recently proposed method (Phys. Rev. Lett. {\\bf 94}, 160504 (2005)), by which the quantum process fidelity and the entanglement capability can be estimated from the 32 measurement results of two classical truth tables, significantly less than the 256 measurement results required for full quantum tomography.

Ryo Okamoto; Holger F. Hofmann; Shigeki Takeuchi; Keiji Sasaki

2005-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

385

Classical two-slit interference effects in double photoionization of molecular hydrogen at high energies  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Recent experiments on double photoionization of H$_2$ with photon energies between 160 and 240 eV have revealed body-frame angular distributions that suggest classical two-slit interference effects may be present when one electron carries most of the available energy and the second electron is not observed. We report precise quantum mechanical calculations that reproduce the experimental findings. They reveal that the interpretation in terms of classical diffraction is only appropriate atsubstantially higher photon energies. At the energies considered in the experiment we offer an alternative explanation based on the mixing of two non-diffractive contributions by circularly polarized light.

Horner, Daniel A.; Miyabe, Shungo; Rescigno, Thomas N; McCurdy, C. William; Morales, Felipe; Martin, Fernando

2008-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

386

DOE-2 sample run book: Version 2.1E  

SciTech Connect

The DOE-2 Sample Run Book shows inputs and outputs for a variety of building and system types. The samples start with a simple structure and continue to a high-rise office building, a medical building, three small office buildings, a bar/lounge, a single-family residence, a small office building with daylighting, a single family residence with an attached sunspace, a ``parameterized`` building using input macros, and a metric input/output example. All of the samples use Chicago TRY weather. The main purpose of the Sample Run Book is instructional. It shows the relationship of LOADS-SYSTEMS-PLANT-ECONOMICS inputs, displays various input styles, and illustrates many of the basic and advanced features of the program. Many of the sample runs are preceded by a sketch of the building showing its general appearance and the zoning used in the input. In some cases we also show a 3-D rendering of the building as produced by the program DrawBDL. Descriptive material has been added as comments in the input itself. We find that a number of users have loaded these samples onto their editing systems and use them as ``templates`` for creating new inputs. Another way of using them would be to store various portions as files that can be read into the input using the {number_sign}{number_sign} include command, which is part of the Input Macro feature introduced in version DOE-2.lD. Note that the energy rate structures here are the same as in the DOE-2.lD samples, but have been rewritten using the new DOE-2.lE commands and keywords for ECONOMICS. The samples contained in this report are the same as those found on the DOE-2 release files. However, the output numbers that appear here may differ slightly from those obtained from the release files. The output on the release files can be used as a check set to compare results on your computer.

Winkelmann, F.C.; Birdsall, B.E.; Buhl, W.F.; Ellington, K.L.; Erdem, A.E. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Hirsch, J.J.; Gates, S. [Hirsch (James J.) and Associates, Camarillo, CA (United States)

1993-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Gas sampling in the DST  

SciTech Connect

Characterization of the rock-fluid interactions in the DST will play an important role in understanding the performance of waste package materials and radionuclide transport through the altered zone of a repository. Consequently, the chemistry of fluids and gases originating in the pore space of the rock and the changing compositions observed with time and temperature will be targeted for study in the chemistry boreholes of the DST. The chemical holes have been lined with SEAMIST (Science Engineering Associate Membrane In situ Sampling Technology) liners that allow gas and fluid from the pore spaces of the rock walls to be sampled on-site periodically. The concentrations of certain chemical species in the gases and fluids sampled at those locations will then be analyzed back in the laboratory. The baseline sampling of the rock-pore gases (prior to heater turn- on) is described.

DeLoach, L.; Chairappa, M.; Martinelli, R.; Glassley, B.

1998-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

388

Microfluidic Sample Preparation for Immunoassays  

SciTech Connect

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are developing means to collect and identify fluid-based biological pathogens in the forms of proteins, viruses, and bacteria. to support detection instruments, they are developing a flexible fluidic sample preparation unit. The overall goal of this Microfluidic Module is to input a fluid sample, containing background particulates and potentially target compounds, and deliver a processed sample for detection. They are developing techniques for sample purification, mixing, and filtration that would be useful to many applications including immunologic and nucleic acid assays. Many of these fluidic functions are accomplished with acoustic radiation pressure or dielectrophoresis. They are integrating these technologies into packaged systems with pumps and valves to control fluid flow through the fluidic circuit.

Visuri, S; Benett, W; Bettencourt, K; Chang, J; Fisher, K; Hamilton, J; Krulevitch, P; Park, C; Stockton, C; Tarte, L; Wang, A; Wilson, T

2001-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

389

BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

River Bend Nuclear Power Station, a boiling water reactor (BWR) plant, experienced fuel defects during Cycle 11. The failed fuel pins were identified during the subsequent refueling outage. To assist analysis of the fuel failure root cause, crud flake deposit samples were collected for analyses. Results on the morphology and distribution of chemical elements in four tenacious crud flakes that are associated with the fuel failures are reported in EPRI report 1009733, BWR Fuel Deposit Sample Evaluation–Riv...

2005-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

390

Duplex sampling apparatus and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An improved apparatus is provided for sampling a gaseous mixture and for measuring mixture components. The apparatus includes two sampling containers connected in series serving as a independently determine the amounts of condensable and noncondensable gases in admixture from a single sample. More specifically, a first container includes a first port capable of selectively connecting to and disconnecting from a sample source and a second port capable of selectively connecting to and disconnecting from a second container. A second container also includes a first port capable of selectively connecting to and disconnecting from the second port of the first container and a second port capable of either selectively connecting to and disconnecting from a differential pressure source. By cooling a mixture sample in the first container, the condensable vapors form a liquid, leaving noncondensable gases either as free gases or dissolved In the liquid. The condensed liquid is heated to drive out dissolved noncondensable gases, and all the noncondensable gases are transferred to the second container. Then the first and second containers are separated from one another in order to separately determine the amount of noncondensable gases and the amount of condensable gases in the sample.

Brown, P.E.; Lloyd, R.

1991-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

391

Improved sample size determination for attributes and variables sampling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Earlier INMM papers have addressed the attributes/variables problem and, under conservative/limiting approximations, have reported analytical solutions for the attributes and variables sample sizes. Through computer simulation of this problem, we have calculated attributes and variables sample sizes as a function of falsification, measurement uncertainties, and required detection probability without using approximations. Using realistic assumptions for uncertainty parameters of measurement, the simulation results support the conclusions: (1) previously used conservative approximations can be expensive because they lead to larger sample sizes than needed; and (2) the optimal verification strategy, as well as the falsification strategy, are highly dependent on the underlying uncertainty parameters of the measurement instruments. 1 ref., 3 figs.

Stirpe, D.; Picard, R.R.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

The impact of ciminal background checks on the selection of school volunteers as reported by human resource professionals of selected Texas public school districts  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of criminal background checks on the selection of school volunteers as reported by human resource professionals in selected Texas public school districts. Ninety Texas school districts were randomly selected for this study, and results were categorized by the size of the school district based on student population. Survey responses were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. A Chi-square analysis was performed to determine if there were significant differences (p ? 0.05) in responses to research questions based on size of the school district. Findings in the study included the following: 1. There was no difference in the school district approach to policy and procedure development based on the size of the school district as it pertained to criminal background checks of school volunteers. 2. There was no difference in response rate based on the size of the school district regarding type of offense, number of offenses, adjudication process, and type of criminal history data search. 3. There was a significant difference (p ? 0.05) in approach between largesized and small-sized school districts regarding the acceptable timeframe concerning recency of offense on a volunteer criminal history record. 4. There was no difference in response rate based on the size of the school district regarding the effectiveness of criminal background check procedures in eliminating potential volunteers who might pose a threat or risk to teachers, staff, and students. The following are recommendations for further study: 1. A similar study could assess the responses from teachers, staff, and/or students to determine if these different education categories possess different perceptions regarding the impact of criminal background checks on school volunteers. 2. A further study could analyze the specific written policies of school districts and determine the decision criteria for each level of offense. 3. This study focused on school volunteers. A research study could specifically focus on the impact of criminal background checks on parent volunteers, or conversely be more general, focusing on the impact of criminal background checks on professional or auxiliary employees.

Smith, Richard Kimball

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Quantum interference terms in nonmesonic weak decay of $?$-hypernuclei within a RPA formalism  

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Single and double coincidence nucleon spectra in the $\\Lambda$-hypernuclei weak decay are evaluated and discussed using a microscopic formalism. Nuclear matter is employed together with the local density approximation which allows us to analyze the $^{12}_{\\Lambda}C$ hypernucleus non-mesonic weak decay. Final state interactions (FSI) are included via the first order (in the nuclear residual interaction) terms to the RPA, where the strong residual interaction is modelled by a Bonn potential. At this level of approximation, these FSI are pure quantum interference terms between the primary decay $(\\Lambda N \\to NN)$ and $(\\Lambda N \\to NN \\to NN)$, where the strong interaction is responsible for the last piece in the second reaction. Also the Pauli exchange contributions are explicitly evaluated. We show that the inclusion of Pauli exchange terms is important. A comparison with data is made. We conclude that the limitations in phase space in the RPA makes this approximation inadequate to reproduce the nucleon spectra. This fact, does not allow us to draw a definite conclusion about the importance of the interference terms.

E. Bauer

2007-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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RAPID SEPARATION METHOD FOR ACTINIDES IN EMERGENCY AIR FILTER SAMPLES  

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A new rapid method for the determination of actinides and strontium in air filter samples has been developed at the Savannah River Site Environmental Lab (Aiken, SC, USA) that can be used in emergency response situations. The actinides and strontium in air filter method utilizes a rapid acid digestion method and a streamlined column separation process with stacked TEVA, TRU and Sr Resin cartridges. Vacuum box technology and rapid flow rates are used to reduce analytical time. Alpha emitters are prepared using cerium fluoride microprecipitation for counting by alpha spectrometry. The purified {sup 90}Sr fractions are mounted directly on planchets and counted by gas flow proportional counting. The method showed high chemical recoveries and effective removal of interferences. This new procedure was applied to emergency air filter samples received in the NRIP Emergency Response exercise administered by the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) in April, 2009. The actinide and {sup 90}Sr in air filter results were reported in {approx}4 hours with excellent quality.

Maxwell, S.; Noyes, G.; Culligan, B.

2010-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Surface Water Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Water Sampling Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Surface Water Sampling Water sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a...

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Definition: Water Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Sampling Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Water Sampling Water sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or...

397

Laboratory Access | Sample Preparation Laboratories  

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Access Access Planning Ahead Planning Ahead Please complete the Beam Time Request (BTR) and Support Request forms thourgh the User Portal. Thorough chemical and sample information must be included in your BTR. Support Request forms include a list of collaborators that require laboratory access and your group's laboratory equipment requests. Researcher safety is taken seriously at SLAC. Please remember that radioactive materials, nanomaterials, and biohazardous materials have additional safety requirements. Refer to the SSRL or LCLS Safety Offices for further guidance. Upon Arrival Upon Arrival Once you arrive you must complete training and access forms before accessing the Sample Preparation Laboratories (SPL). All Sample Prep Lab doors are locked with access key codes. Once your SPL

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An Iterative Rejection Sampling Method.  

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ar X iv :0 80 7. 28 23 v1 [ he p- ph ] 17 Ju l 2 00 8 Preprint typeset in JHEP style - HYPER VERSION Cavendish-HEP-08/10 An Iterative Rejection Sampling Method A. Sherstnev Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, JJ Thomson Avenue... , Cambridge, CB3 0HE, UK and Scobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 119992 (on leave) Abstract: In the note we consider an iterative generalisation of the rejection sampling method. In high energy physics...

Sherstnev, A

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RAPID METHOD FOR PLUTONIUM, AMERICIUM AND CURIUM IN VERY LARGE SOIL SAMPLES  

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The analysis of actinides in environmental soil and sediment samples is very important for environmental monitoring. There is a need to measure actinide isotopes with very low detection limits. A new, rapid actinide separation method has been developed and implemented that allows the measurement of plutonium, americium and curium isotopes in very large soil samples (100-200 g) with high chemical recoveries and effective removal of matrix interferences. This method uses stacked TEVA Resin{reg_sign}, TRU Resin{reg_sign} and DGA-Resin{reg_sign} cartridges from Eichrom Technologies (Darien, IL, USA) that allows the rapid separation of plutonium (Pu), americium (Am), and curium (Cm) using a single multistage column combined with alpha spectrometry. The method combines an acid leach step and innovative matrix removal using cerium fluoride precipitation to remove the difficult soil matrix. This method is unique in that it provides high tracer recoveries and effective removal of interferences with small extraction chromatography columns instead of large ion exchange resin columns that generate large amounts of acid waste. By using vacuum box cartridge technology with rapid flow rates, sample preparation time is minimized.

Maxwell, S

2007-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Valve Application, Maintenance, and Repair Guide: In Situ State-of-the-Art Valve Welding Repair (Gate, Globe, & Check Valves), Volum e 2  

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The Valve Application, Maintenance and Repair Guide is a three volume series that provides a generic overview of valve application selection, maintenance, and repair. Volume 2 of this series is a comprehensive guide for in situ weld repair of gate, globe, and check valve components such as bodies, bonnets, discs, and seats. The information in this guide, though directed toward nuclear plant personnel, will assist all power plant engineers, planners, and maintenance personnel responsible for valve mainten...

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Recycle Experience of Dismantled Cask Handling Crane by Surface Removal Sampling at Kori Unit No.1  

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The Kori No.1, which began operation in 1978, replaced its cask handling crane in 2000. To prove the safety of recycling and reuse of crane scrap, a particular calculation method for surface contamination was used. Because surface radioactive contamination of steel is limited to a few-microns-thick layer, we can calculate the total(removable and fixed contamination) activity of the sample conservatively by this surface removal sampling means. If we multiply the ratio of total surface and the area of the selected surface by its activity, total activity of the scrap can be estimated. Conservatively, the sampled portion can be used as a representative sample of the scrap. Both the inner and outer part of the scrap was sampled separately, and gamma spectra were analyzed to check whether activation had occurred. Before sampling, the entire surface of the steel is scan surveyed by several kinds of GM and GP detectors. Contaminated parts were segregated, or decontaminated to the background. Almost one sample per one ton of steel was collected. Gamma spectra of 62 samples were analyzed by 100% efficiency HP Ge detector. Only 60Co was detected, and its highest activity was 0.01 Bq/g,. This level of activity is much lower than the ''clearance levels'' outlined in IAEA TecDoc-855.(4). The total alpha and total beta for 6 samples were measured in the laboratory by low background alpha, using a beta gas proportional counter. Activities were much lower than 0.005 Bq/g. A representative sample was taken from the complete mixture of 62 samples. Gamma activities of nuclides were measured to estimate the dose to the public. This study revealed that activities of nuclides were lower than 'clearance levels' if decontaminated until the lower limit of detection level of the portable field instrument. New surface removal sampling method was tested. This method allows us to easily calculate the specific activity for the solid material.

Kim, K. D.; Baeg, C. Y.; Son, J. K.; Kim, H. S.; Ha, J. A.; Song, M. J.

2002-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

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AUTOMATING GROUNDWATER SAMPLING AT HANFORD  

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Until this past October, Fluor Hanford managed Hanford's integrated groundwater program for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). With the new contract awards at the Site, however, the CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) has assumed responsibility for the groundwater-monitoring programs at the 586-square-mile reservation in southeastern Washington State. These programs are regulated by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). The purpose of monitoring is to track existing groundwater contamination from past practices, as well as other potential contamination that might originate from RCRA treatment, storage, and disposal (TSD) facilities. An integral part of the groundwater-monitoring program involves taking samples of the groundwater and measuring the water levels in wells scattered across the site. More than 1,200 wells are sampled each year. Historically, field personnel or 'samplers' have been issued pre-printed forms that have information about the well(s) for a particular sampling evolution. This information is taken from the Hanford Well Information System (HWIS) and the Hanford Environmental Information System (HEIS)--official electronic databases. The samplers used these hardcopy forms to document the groundwater samples and well water-levels. After recording the entries in the field, the samplers turned the forms in at the end of the day and the collected information was posted onto a spreadsheet that was then printed and included in a log book. The log book was then used to make manual entries of the new information into the software application(s) for the HEIS and HWIS databases. This is a pilot project for automating this tedious process by providing an electronic tool for automating water-level measurements and groundwater field-sampling activities. The automation will eliminate the manual forms and associated data entry, improve the accuracy of the information recorded, and enhance the efficiency and sampling capacity of field personnel. The goal of the effort is to eliminate 100 percent of the manual input to the database(s) and replace the management of paperwork by the field and clerical personnel with an almost entirely electronic process. These activities will include the following: scheduling the activities of the field teams, electronically recording water-level measurements, electronically logging and filing Groundwater Sampling Reports (GSR), and transferring field forms into the site-wide Integrated Document Management System (IDMS).

CONNELL CW; HILDEBRAND RD; CONLEY SF; CUNNINGHAM DE

2009-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

403

Model-Based Sampling, Inference and Imputation  

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Picking a sample through some randomization mechanism, such as random sampling withingroups (stratified random sampling), or, say, sampling every fifth item (systematic randomsampling), may be familiar to a lot of people.

Neal Davis

2013-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

404

Model-Based Sampling, Inference and Imputation  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Picking a sample through some randomization mechanism, such as random sampling withingroups (stratified random sampling), or, say, sampling every fifth item (systematic randomsampling), may be familiar to a lot of people.

Information Center

2012-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Preliminary analyses of scenarios for potential human interference for repositories in three salt formations  

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Preliminary analyses of scenarios for human interference with the performance of a radioactive waste repository in a deep salt formation are presented. The following scenarios are analyzed: (1) the U-Tube Connection Scenario involving multiple connections between the repository and the overlying aquifer system; (2) the Single Borehole Intrusion Scenario involving penetration of the repository by an exploratory borehole that simultaneously connects the repository with overlying and underlying aquifers; and (3) the Pressure Release Scenario involving inflow of water to saturate any void space in the repository prior to creep closure with subsequent release under near lithostatic pressures following creep closure. The methodology to evaluate repository performance in these scenarios is described and this methodology is applied to reference systems in three candidate formations: bedded salt in the Palo Duro Basin, Texas; bedded salt in the Paradox Basin, Utah; and the Richton Salt Dome, Mississippi, of the Gulf Coast Salt Dome Basin.

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1985-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

406

Achievable Rate and Optimal Physical Layer Rate Allocation in Interference-Free Wireless Networks  

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We analyze the achievable rate in interference-free wireless networks with physical layer fading channels and orthogonal multiple access. As a starting point, the point-to-point channel is considered. We find the optimal physical and network layer rate trade-off which maximizes the achievable overall rate for both a fixed rate transmission scheme and an improved scheme based on multiple virtual users and superposition coding. These initial results are extended to the network setting, where, based on a cut-set formulation, the achievable rate at each node and its upper bound are derived. We propose a distributed optimization algorithm which allows to jointly determine the maximum achievable rate, the optimal physical layer rates on each network link, and an opportunistic back-pressure-type routing strategy on the network layer. This inherently justifies the layered architecture in existing wireless networks. Finally, we show that the proposed layered optimization approach can achieve almost all of the ergodic ...

Cui, Tao; Kliewer, Joerg

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Assessment and Mitigation of Diagnostic-Generated Electromagnetic Interference at the National Ignition Facility  

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Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is an ever-present challenge at laser facilities such as the National Ignition Facility (NIF). The major source of EMI at such facilities is laser-target interaction that can generate intense electromagnetic fields within, and outside of, the laser target chamber. In addition, the diagnostics themselves can be a source of EMI, even interfering with themselves. In this paper we describe EMI generated by ARIANE and DIXI, present measurements, and discuss effects of the diagnostic-generated EMI on ARIANE's CCD and on a PMT nearby DIXI. Finally we present some of the efforts we have made to mitigate the effects of diagnostic-generated EMI on NIF diagnostics.

Brown, C G; Ayers, M J; Felker, B; Ferguson, W; Holder, J P; Nagel, S R; Piston, K W; Simanovskaia, N; Throop, A L; Chung, M; Hilsabeck, T

2012-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Decentralized Delay Optimal Control for Interference Networks with Limited Renewable Energy Storage  

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In this paper, we consider delay minimization for interference networks with renewable energy source, where the transmission power of a node comes from both the conventional utility power (AC power) and the renewable energy source. We assume the transmission power of each node is a function of the local channel state, local data queue state and local energy queue state only. In turn, we consider two delay optimization formulations, namely the decentralized partially observable Markov decision process (DEC-POMDP) and Non-cooperative partially observable stochastic game (POSG). In DEC-POMDP formulation, we derive a decentralized online learning algorithm to determine the control actions and Lagrangian multipliers (LMs) simultaneously, based on the policy gradient approach. Under some mild technical conditions, the proposed decentralized policy gradient algorithm converges almost surely to a local optimal solution. On the other hand, in the non-cooperative POSG formulation, the transmitter nodes are non-cooperat...

Huang, Huang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interference effects in proton scattering on {sup 15}N nuclei at intermediate energies  

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The differential cross section for proton scattering on {sup 15}N nuclei is calculated within Glauber diffraction theory at energies of 0.2, 0.6, and 1.0 GeV. Use is made of the shell-model wave function for the {sup 15}N nucleus. The contribution of single and double collisions to the Glauber operator {Omega} is taken into account. The sensitivity of the differential cross sections to the contributions of scattering on nucleons from different shells, to the parameters of the elementary pN amplitude, and to the energy of projectile protons is investigated. It is shown that the interference between amplitudes corresponding to different collision multiplicities, as well as between the amplitudes for scattering on nucleons from different shells, determines special features of the cross section.

Ibraeva, E. T., E-mail: ibr@inp.k [National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Kazakhstan); Zhusupov, M.A.; Imambekov, O. [Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Kazakhstan); Krassovitskiy, P. M. [National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Institute of Nuclear Physics (Kazakhstan)

2010-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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S-P wave interference in the K+K- photoproduction on hydrogen  

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We have studied the partial wave interference effects to obtain a new information about the contribution of the S-wave to the cross section of the K+K- photoproduction on hydrogen. The K+K- photoproduction channel for the effective masses around 1 GeV is dominated by the phi(1020) resonance with only a small fraction of events coming from decays of scalar resonances f0(980) and a0(980). However, a careful analysis of angular distributions of the outgoing kaons shows that the S-wave adds an asymmetry to the angular distribution of kaons. A fairly precise estimation of the K+K- photoproduction cross section in the S-wave has been obtained.

L. Bibrzycki; L. Lesniak; A. P. Szczepaniak

2005-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Two-center interferences in photoionization of a dissociating H{sub 2}{sup +} molecule  

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We analyze two-center interference effects in the yields of ionization of a dissociating hydrogen molecular ion by an ultrashort vuv laser pulse. To this end, we performed numerical simulations of the time-dependent Schroedinger equation for a H{sub 2}{sup +} model ion interacting with two time-delayed laser pulses. The scenario considered corresponds to a pump-probe scheme, in which the first (pump) pulse excites the molecular ion to the first excited dissociative state and the second (probe) pulse ionizes the electron as the ion dissociates. The results of our numerical simulations for the ionization yield as a function of the time delay between the two pulses exhibit characteristic oscillations due to interferences between the partial electron waves emerging from the two protons in the dissociating hydrogen molecular ion. We show that the photon energy of the pump pulse should be in resonance with the {sigma}{sub g}-{sigma}{sub u} transition and the pump pulse duration should not exceed 5 fs in order to generate a well-confined nuclear wave packet. The spreading of the nuclear wave packet during the dissociation is found to cause a decrease of the amplitudes of the oscillations as the time delay increases. We develop an analytical model to fit the oscillations and show how dynamic information about the nuclear wave packet, namely, velocity, mean internuclear distance, and spreading, can be retrieved from the oscillations. The predictions of the analytical model are tested well against the results of our numerical simulations.

Picon, A.; Kapteyn, H. C.; Murnane, M. M.; Becker, A. [JILA and Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0440 (United States); Bahabad, A. [JILA and Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0440 (United States); Department of Physical Electronics, School of Electrical Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, 69978 (Israel)

2011-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum interference and control of the dynamic Franz-Keldysh effect: Generation and detection of terahertz space-charge fields  

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The Dynamic Franz Keldysh Effect (DFKE) is produced and controlled in bulk gallium arsenide by quantum interference without the aid of externally applied fields and is spatially and temporally resolved using ellipsometric pump-probe techniques. The {approx}3 THz internal driving field for the DFKE is a transient space-charge field that is associated with a critically damped coherent plasma oscillation produced by oppositely traveling ballistic electron and hole currents that are injected by two-color quantum interference techniques. The relative phase and polarization of the two pump pulses can be used to control the DFKE.

Wang, Rui [Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Electronics, 138 IATL, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 (United States) [Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Electronics, 138 IATL, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 (United States); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 (United States); Jacobs, Paul; Smirl, Arthur L. [Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Electronics, 138 IATL, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 (United States)] [Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Electronics, 138 IATL, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 (United States); Zhao, Hui [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 (United States)] [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045 (United States)

2013-06-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical Resources | Sample Preparation Laboratories  

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Chemical Resources Chemical Resources Chemical Inventory All Sample Preparation Labs are stocked with an assortment of common solvents, acids, bases, buffers, and other reagents. See our Chemical Inventories for a list of available reagents. If you need large quantities of any chemicals, please order or bring your own supply (see below). Chemical Inventories Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) If you will be working with any samples or reagents that are significantly toxic, reactive, corrosive, flammable, or otherwise especially hazardous, we may require an approved SOP before you can begin work. Examples: Reagents with an NFPA Rating of 3 or 4 in any category, nanomaterials, heavy metals, pyrophoric materials, water reactive materials. BLANK SOP SSRL BLANK SOP LCLS Ordering Chemicals

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An Iterative Rejection Sampling Method  

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In the note we consider an iterative generalisation of the rejection sampling method. In high energy physics, this sampling is frequently used for event generation, i.e. preparation of phase space points distributed according to a matrix element squared $|M|^2$ for a scattering process. In many realistic cases $|M|^2$ is a complicated multi-dimensional function, so, the standard von Neumann procedure has quite low efficiency, even if an error reducing technique, like VEGAS, is applied. As a result of that, many of the $|M|^2$ calculations go to ``waste''. The considered iterative modification of the procedure can extract more ``unweighted'' events, i.e. distributed according to $|M|^2$. In several simple examples we show practical benefits of the technique and obtain more events than the standard von Neumann method, without any extra calculations of $|M|^2$.

A. Sherstnev

2008-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Regarding the Comments on "Near-field interference for the unidirectional excitation of electromagnetic guided modes" by Lee et al. [arXiv:1306.5068  

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Regarding the Comments on "Near-field interference for the unidirectional excitation of electromagnetic guided modes" by Lee et al. [arXiv:1306.5068 (2013)].

Rodríguez-Fortuño, Francisco J; Ginzburg, Pavel; O'Connor, Daniel; Martínez, Alejandro; Wurtz, Gregory A; Zayats, Anatoly V

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Techniques for multivariate sample design  

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In this report we consider sampling methods applicable to the multi-product Annual Fuel Oil and Kerosene Sales Report (Form EIA-821) Survey. For years prior to 1989, the purpose of the survey was to produce state-level estimates of total sales volumes for each of five target variables: residential No. 2 distillate, other retail No. 2 distillate, wholesale No. 2 distillate, retail residual, and wholesale residual. For the year 1989, the other retail No. 2 distillate and wholesale No. 2 distillate variables were replaced by a new variable defined to be the maximum of the two. The strata for this variable were crossed with the strata for the residential No. 2 distillate variable, resulting in a single stratified No. 2 distillate variable. Estimation for 1989 focused on the single No. 2 distillate variable and the two residual variables. Sampling accuracy requirements for each product were specified in terms of the coefficients of variation (CVs) for the various estimates based on data taken from recent surveys. The target population for the Form EIA-821 survey includes companies that deliver or sell fuel oil or kerosene to end-users. The Petroleum Product Sales Identification Survey (Form EIA-863) data base and numerous state and commercial lists provide the basis of the sampling frame, which is updated as new data become available. In addition, company/state-level volumes for distillates fuel oil, residual fuel oil, and motor gasoline are added to aid the design and selection process. 30 refs., 50 figs., 10 tabs.

Williamson, M.A.

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Atomic Layer Deposited Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} as Characterized Reference Samples for Nanolayer Metrology  

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Plasma assisted Atomic Layer Deposition Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} samples were studied using an approach of complementary metrology using Ellipsometry, X-Ray Reflectivity, Atomic Force Microscopy, and Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence. For modeling the samples, an interfacial rough SiO{sub 2} layer has to be assumed. The excellent linearity of the ALD process was used to cross check Ellipsometry and X-Ray Reflectivity. In contrast to Ellipsometry, X-Ray Reflectivity showed a residual surface layer, identified as chlorine contaminated layer by TXRF. The samples are shown to be ideal candidates for calibration of X-ray fluorescence as the Al signal linearly depends on the film thickness or ALD cycles. Furthermore, the impact of self-absorption of thick layers for TXRF was shown by the samples.

Nutsch, A.; Lemberger, M. [Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology, Schottkystrasse 10, 91058 Erlangen (Germany); Petrik, P. [Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Konkoly Thege u. 29-33, 1121 Budapest (Hungary)

2011-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

418

RAPID FUSION METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF PLUTONIUM ISOTOPES IN LARGE RICE SAMPLES  

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A new rapid fusion method for the determination of plutonium in large rice samples has been developed at the Savannah River National Laboratory (Aiken, SC, USA) that can be used to determine very low levels of plutonium isotopes in rice. The recent accident at Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in March, 2011 reinforces the need to have rapid, reliable radiochemical analyses for radionuclides in environmental and food samples. Public concern regarding foods, particularly foods such as rice in Japan, highlights the need for analytical techniques that will allow very large sample aliquots of rice to be used for analysis so that very low levels of plutonium isotopes may be detected. The new method to determine plutonium isotopes in large rice samples utilizes a furnace ashing step, a rapid sodium hydroxide fusion method, a lanthanum fluoride matrix removal step, and a column separation process with TEVA Resin? cartridges. The method can be applied to rice sample aliquots as large as 5 kg. Plutonium isotopes can be determined using alpha spectrometry or inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS). The method showed high chemical recoveries and effective removal of interferences. The rapid fusion technique is a rugged sample digestion method that ensures that any refractory plutonium particles are effectively digested. The MDA for a 5 kg rice sample using alpha spectrometry is 7E-5 mBq g{sup -1}. The method can easily be adapted for use by ICP-MS to allow detection of plutonium isotopic ratios.

Maxwell, S.

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

DOE/EA-1633: Environmental Assessment for Green Mountain Reservoir Substitution and Power Interference Agreements (December 2008)  

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Green Mountain Reservoir Green Mountain Reservoir Substitution and Power Interference Agreements Final EA i Table of Contents Acronyms ...................................................................................................................................... vi 1.0 Purpose and Need .......................................................................................................... 1-1 1.1 Introduction.......................................................................................................... 1-1 1.2 Project Purpose and Need .................................................................................... 1-1 1.3 Study Area ........................................................................................................... 1-2 1.4 Background

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The Effect of the Interference of Traveling and Stationary Waves on Time Variations of the Large-Scale Circulation  

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It is hypothesized that the interference of stationary and traveling waves of the same longitudinal can cause some of the observed time variations in the large-scale circulation. To explore this hypothesis the eight-winter average structure of a ...

Roland A. Madden

1983-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Magnetometry with entangled atomic samples  

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We present a theory for the estimation of a scalar or a vector magnetic field by its influence on an ensemble of trapped spin polarized atoms. The atoms interact off-resonantly with a continuous laser field, and the measurement of the polarization rotation of the probe light, induced by the dispersive atom-light coupling, leads to spin-squeezing of the atomic sample which enables an estimate of the magnetic field which is more precise than that expected from standard counting statistics. For polarized light and polarized atoms, a description of the non-classical components of the collective spin angular momentum for the atoms and the collective Stokes vectors of the light-field in terms of effective gaussian position and momentum variables is practically exact. The gaussian formalism describes the dynamics of the system very effectively and accounts explicitly for the back-action on the atoms due to measurement and for the estimate of the magnetic field. Multi-component magnetic fields are estimated by the measurement of suitably chosen atomic observables and precision and efficiency is gained by dividing the atomic gas in two or more samples which are entangled by the dispersive atom-light interaction.

Vivi Petersen; Lars Bojer Madsen; Klaus Molmer

2004-09-28T23:59:59.000Z

422

Definition: Gas Flux Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Gas Flux Sampling Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Gas Flux Sampling Gas flux sampling measures the flow of volatile gas emissions from a specific location and compares...

423

Model-Based Sampling and Inference  

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Model-Based Sampling, Inference and Imputation Model-Based Sampling, Inference and Imputation James R. Knaub, Jr., Energy Information Administration, EI-53.1 James.Knaub@eia.doe.gov Key Words: Survey statistics, Randomization, Conditionality, Random sampling, Cutoff sampling Abstract: Picking a sample through some randomization mechanism, such as random sampling within groups (stratified random sampling), or, say, sampling every fifth item (systematic random sampling), may be familiar to a lot of people. These are design-based samples. Estimates of means and totals for an entire population may be inferred from such a sample, along with estimation of the amount of error that might be expected. However, inference based on a sample and its (modeled) relationship to other data may be less familiar. If there is enough

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Detection of ultratrace levels of uranium in aqueous samples by laser-induced fluorescence spectrometry  

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A new method of analysis for ultratrace quantities of ururanium in aqueous samples has been developed with a detection limit of 4 x 10/sup -14/M(10/sup -5/ ppb, 0.01 pg/mL). This detection level is considerably less than the average concentration of 0.1 ppb uranium found in natural groundwaters. The procedure consists of an initial coprecipitation of the solution uranium with calcium fluoride, calcination at 800/sup 0/C, and monitoring the uranium content by laser-induced fluorescence excitation (LIFE). Analytical data using this technique are presented for previously analyzed groundwater samples containing 10/sup -6/-10/sup -7/M uranium. The fluorescence yield dependence on calcination time and temperature and on cation and anion interferences is discussed.

Perry, D.L. (Univ. of California, Berkeley); Klainer, S.M.; Bowman, H.R.; Milanovich, F.P.; Hirschfeld, T.; Miller, S.

1981-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Licensing Guide and Sample License  

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Surface Water Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Surface Water Sampling Surface Water Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Surface Water Sampling Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Water Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Water composition and source of fluids Thermal: Water temperature Dictionary.png Surface Water Sampling: Water sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface aqueous system. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Introduction Surface water sampling of hot and cold spring discharges has traditionally

427

Definition: Groundwater Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Dictionary.png Groundwater Sampling Groundwater sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of subsurface aqueous systems. Groundwater...

428

Definition: Surface Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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search Dictionary.png Surface Gas Sampling Gas sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface hydrothermal system....

429

Grid Points (GridSampleSet)  

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... OOF2: The Manual. Grid Points (GridSampleSet). ... Name. Grid Points (GridSampleSet) — Evaluate data on a rectangular grid of points. Synopsis. ...

2013-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Grid Points (StatGridSampleSet)  

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... OOF2: The Manual. Grid Points (StatGridSampleSet). ... Name. Grid Points (StatGridSampleSet) — Evaluate data on a rectangular grid of points. ...

2013-08-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Sampling (Healy, 1970) | Open Energy Information  

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Water Sampling (Healy, 1970) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Water Sampling (Healy, 1970) Exploration Activity Details Location...

432

Water-Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon Water-Gas Sampling (Redirected from Water-Gas Samples) Redirect page Jump to: navigation,...

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Water-Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Water-Gas Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Water-Gas Sampling edit Details Activities (21) Areas (18) Regions (1)...

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Category:SamplePages | Open Energy Information  

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Category Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon Category:SamplePages Jump to: navigation, search This category uses the form SampleForm. Note the pluralization. Category names...

435

Electromagnetic interference from transmission lines located in central region of Saudi Arabia  

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This paper discusses the electromagnetic interference (EMI) generated by transmission lines operating in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia. These lines have operating voltages of 132, 230 and 380 kV and are located in a hot, dry arid desert land where precipitaton is very low. Measurements of typical EMI characteristics such as frequency spectrum, lateral profile and statistical variation are performed for each type of line and results are analyzed. It is found that general noise characteristic of these lines are similar to those reported in the literature for other lines which are located in relatively wet environment. The results further show that if operating gradients are low, the increase of EMI due to rain is lower than 20 dB value usually observed. The presence of sand and dust storms does not increase EMI level in any appreciable manner. The fair weather EMI level of these lines can be predicted with reasonable accuracy by using the CIGRE formula. Results are also presented for power line carrier related EMI.

Al-Arainy, A.A.; Malik, N.H.; Abdul-Aal, L.N.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electromagnetic interference from transmission lines located in central region of Saudi Arabia  

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This paper discusses the electromagnetic interference (EMI) generated by transmission lines operating in the Central Region of Saudi Arabia. These lines have operating voltages of 132, 230 and 380 kV and are located in a hot, dry arid desert land where precipitation is very low. Measurements of typical EMI characteristics such as frequency spectrum, lateral profile and statistical variation are performed for each type of line and results are analyzed. It is found that general noise characteristic of these lines are similar to those reported in the literature for other lines which are located in relatively wet environment. The results further show that if operating gradients are low, the increase of EMI due to rain is lower than 20 dB value usually observed. The presence of sand and dust storms does not increase EMI level in any appreciable manner. The fair weather EMI level of these lines can be predicted with reasonable accuracy by using the CIGRE formula. Results are also presented for power line carrier related EMI.

Al-Arainy, A.A.; Malik, N.H.; Abdul-Aal, L.N.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Erasing the traces of classical mechanics in ionization of H{sub 2} by quantum interferences  

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The single ionization of hydrogen molecules by fast electron impact is studied theoretically for transitions from the ground (gerade) state to final ground (gerade) and first-excited (ungerade) states of H{sub 2}{sup +}. It is shown that under definite conditions and for particular orientations of the molecule, the main physical features of the ionization reaction, which are the binary and recoil peaks usually associated with classical mechanisms, are completely erased by quantum interference effects that resemble the ones predicted previously for photoionization reactions. However, these new effects cannot be derived from photoionization results, as the electromagnetic field cannot transfer momentum. In addition, it is found that the emission spectra of transitions leading to the final gerade and ungerade states of the H{sub 2}{sup +} residual target are analogous in certain cases to the patterns of two sources emitting waves in phase or antiphase, respectively. Finally, we show how an average of the emission from randomly oriented molecules produces a binary peak at the classical expected position, in agreement with experiments.

Fojon, O. A.; Stia, C. R.; Rivarola, R. D. [Laboratorio de Colisiones Atomicas and Instituto de Fisica Rosario, CONICET-UNR, Avenida Pellegrini 250, 2000 Rosario (Argentina)

2011-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

438

Ionization of Stark states with half-cycle pulses: Interference effects in the continuum  

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We study the ionization of extreme Stark states in sodium by THz electromagnetic half-cycle pulses. The results of our full-quantum calculations reveal the presence of an oscillatory pattern in the ionization spectra of extreme red (downhill) states that have been kicked away from the ion core (downhill with respect to the potential imposed by the Stark field). We find no oscillations in the spectra of extreme blue (uphill) states that have been kicked towards the ion core (also downhill with respect to the Stark potential). The oscillatory pattern in the red state ionization spectra is explained with a one-dimensional semiclassical model in terms of interferences between two classical paths. This model also predicts that the blue state ionization spectra should also show oscillatory behavior. The absence of the oscillations in the full calculations can be regarded as a breakdown of the one-dimensional model in representing the ionization dynamics of these states. We find that the one-dimensional model fails when the duration of the THz pulse is comparable to the classical Kepler orbit time.

Manescu, Corneliu; Krause, Jeffrey L. [Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611-8435, USA (United States); Schafer, Kenneth J. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-4001, USA (United States)

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electromagnetic interference of GSM mobile phones with the implantable deep brain stimulator, ITREL-III  

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© 2003 Kainz et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article: verbatim copying and redistribution of this article are permitted in all media for any purpose, provided this notice is preserved along with the article's original URL. Background: The purpose was to investigate mobile phone interference with implantable deep brain stimulators by means of 10 different 900 Mega Hertz (MHz) and 10 different 1800 MHz GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications) mobile phones. Methods: All tests were performed in vitro using a phantom especially developed for testing with deep brain stimulators. The phantom was filled with liquid phantom materials simulating brain and muscle tissue. All examinations were carried out inside an anechoic chamber on two implants of the same type of deep brain stimulator: ITREL-III from Medtronic Inc., USA. Results: Despite a maximum transmitted peak power of mobile phones of 1 Watt (W) at 1800 MHz and 2 W at 900 MHz respectively, no influence on the ITREL-III was found. Neither the shape of the pulse form changed nor did single pulses fail. Tests with increased transmitted power using CW signals and broadband dipoles have shown that inhibition of the ITREL-III occurs at frequency dependent power levels which are below the emissions of GSM mobile phones. The ITREL-III is

Wolfgang Kainz; François Alesch; Dulciana Dias; Chan Open Access

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The cellular Mre11 protein interferes with adenovirus E4 mutant DNA replication  

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Adenovirus type 5 (Ad5) relocalizes and degrades the host DNA repair protein Mre11, and efficiently initiates viral DNA replication. Mre11 associates with Ad E4 mutant DNA replication centers and is important for concatenating viral genomes. We have investigated the role of Mre11 in the E4 mutant DNA replication defect. RNAi-mediated knockdown of Mre11 dramatically rescues E4 mutant DNA replication in cells that do or do not concatenate viral genomes, suggesting that Mre11 inhibits DNA replication independent of genome concatenation. The mediator of DNA damage checkpoint 1 (Mdc1) protein is involved in recruiting and sustaining Mre11 at sites of DNA damage following ionizing radiation. We observe foci formation by Mdc1 in response to viral infection, indicating that this damage response protein is activated. However, knockdown of Mdc1 does not prevent Mre11 from localizing at viral DNA replication foci or rescue E4 mutant DNA replication. Our results are consistent with a model in which Mre11 interferes with DNA replication when it is localized at viral DNA replication foci.

Mathew, Shomita S. [Department of Microbiology, 32 Pearson Hall, Miami University, Oxford OH 45056 (United States); Bridge, Eileen [Department of Microbiology, 32 Pearson Hall, Miami University, Oxford OH 45056 (United States)], E-mail: BridgeE@muohio.edu

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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{pi}-superconducting quantum interference device from ultracold fermionic atomic gases  

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Ultracold fermionic atomic gas with Bardeen-Cooper-Schrieffer pairing between hyperfine states is studied. It is shown that a {pi}-Josephson contact [superfluid-normal-gas-superfluid (S/N/S)] can be realized in systems where the left and right banks S are superfluids and the weak link N is a normal gas with the finite mismatch in chemical potentials {delta}{sub {mu}{sub N}}{ne}0. If such a {pi}-junction is part of a closed superfluid ring the superfluid mass-current flows spontaneously--the ultracold atomic {pi}-superconducting quantum interference device ({pi}-SQUID). This situation is realized if the radius of the ring R is larger than the critical one R{sub c}. The same effect will be realized also for {delta}{sub {mu}{sub N}}>>{delta}, where {delta} is the superfluid gap in S. The sensitivity of the {pi}-SQUID to inertial effects is discussed in the case of rotational motion.

Kulic, Miodrag L. [Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, 01187 Dresden (Germany)

2007-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

442

Soft holographic interference lithography microlens for enhanced organic light emitting diode light extraction  

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Very uniform 2 {micro}m-pitch square microlens arrays ({micro}LAs), embossed on the blank glass side of an indium-tin-oxide (ITO)-coated 1.1 mm-thick glass, are used to enhance light extraction from organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) by {approx}100%, significantly higher than enhancements reported previously. The array design and size relative to the OLED pixel size appear to be responsible for this enhancement. The arrays are fabricated by very economical soft lithography imprinting of a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) mold (itself obtained from a Ni master stamp that is generated from holographic interference lithography of a photoresist) on a UV-curable polyurethane drop placed on the glass. Green and blue OLEDs are then fabricated on the ITO to complete the device. When the {mu}LA is {approx}15 x 15 mm{sup 2}, i.e., much larger than the {approx}3 x 3 mm{sup 2} OLED pixel, the electroluminescence (EL) in the forward direction is enhanced by {approx}100%. Similarly, a 19 x 25 mm{sup 2} {mu}LA enhances the EL extracted from a 3 x 3 array of 2 x 2 mm{sup 2} OLED pixels by 96%. Simulations that include the effects of absorption in the organic and ITO layers are in accordance with the experimental results and indicate that a thinner 0.7 mm thick glass would yield a {approx}140% enhancement.

Park, Joong-Mok; Gan, Zhengqing; Leung, Wai Y.; Liu, Rui; Ye, Zhuo; Constant, Kristen; Shinar, Joseph; Shinar, Ruth; Ho, Kai-Ming

2011-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Category:Field Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Category Category Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Category:Field Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Geothermalpower.jpg Looking for the Field Sampling page? For detailed information on Field Sampling as exploration techniques, click here. Category:Field Sampling Add.png Add a new Field Sampling Technique Subcategories This category has the following 2 subcategories, out of 2 total. G [×] Gas Sampling‎ 3 pages W [×] Water Sampling‎ 2 pages Pages in category "Field Sampling" The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total. G Gas Sampling R Rock Sampling S Soil Sampling W Water Sampling Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Category:Field_Sampling&oldid=689818" Category: Field Techniques

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Laser ablation-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry: Examinations of the origins of polyatomic ions and advances in the sampling of particulates  

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This dissertation provides a general introduction to Inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) and laser ablation (LA) sampling, with an examination of analytical challenges in the employment of this technique. It discusses the origin of metal oxide ions (MO+) in LA-ICP-MS, as well as the effect of introducing helium and nitrogen to the aerosol gas flow on the formation of these polyatomic interferences. It extends the study of polyatomic ions in LA-ICP-MS to metal argide (MAr+) species, an additional source of possible significant interferences in the spectrum. It describes the application of fs-LA-ICP-MS to the determination of uranium isotope ratios in particulate samples.

Witte, Travis

2011-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

445

Electrphoretic Sample Excitation Light Assembly.  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An automated electrophoretic system is disclosed. The system employs a capillary cartridge having a plurality of capillary tubes. The cartridge has a first array of capillary ends projecting from one side of a plate. The first array of capillary ends are spaced apart in substantially the same manner as the wells of a microtitre tray of standard size. This allows one to simultaneously perform capillary electrophoresis on samples present in each of the wells of the tray. The system includes a stacked, dual carrousel arrangement to eliminate cross-contamination resulting from reuse of the same buffer tray on consecutive executions from electrophoresis. The system also has a gel delivery module containing a gel syringe/a stepper motor or a high pressure chamber with a pump to quickly and uniformly deliver gel through the capillary tubes. The system further includes a multi-wavelength beam generator to generate a laser beam which produces a beam with a wide range of wavelengths. An off-line capillary reconditioner thoroughly cleans a capillary cartridge to enable simultaneous execution of electrophoresis with another capillary cartridge. The streamlined nature of the off-line capillary reconditioner offers the advantage of increased system throughput with a minimal increase in system cost.

Li, Qingbo (State College, PA); Liu, Changsheng (State College, PA)

2002-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

446

Sample storage/disposal study  

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Radioactive waste from defense operations has accumulated at the Hanford Site`s underground waste tanks since the late 1940`s. Each tank must be analyzed to determine whether it presents any harm to the workers at the Hanford Site, the public or the environment. Analyses of the waste aids in the decision making process in preparation of future tank waste stabilization procedures. Characterization of the 177 waste tanks on the Hanford Site will produce a large amount of archived material. This also brings up concerns as to how the excess waste tank sample material from 325 and 222-S Analytical Laboratories will be handled. Methods to archive and/or dispose of the waste have been implemented into the 222-S and 325 Laboratory procedures. As the amount of waste characterized from laboratory analysis grows, an examination of whether the waste disposal system will be able to compensate for this increase in the amount of waste needs to be examined. Therefore, the need to find the safest, most economically sound method of waste storage/disposal is important.

Valenzuela, B.D.

1994-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

447

Multi-class blue noise sampling  

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Sampling is a core process for a variety of graphics applications. Among existing sampling methods, blue noise sampling remains popular thanks to its spatial uniformity and absence of aliasing artifacts. However, research so far has been mainly focused ... Keywords: blue noise, dart throwing, multi-class, poisson hard/soft disk, relaxation, sampling

Li-Yi Wei

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Soil Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Soil Gas Sampling Soil Gas Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Soil Gas Sampling Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Gas Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Identify concealed faults that act as conduits for hydrothermal fluids. Hydrological: Identify hydrothermal gases of magmatic origin. Thermal: Differentiate between amagmatic or magmatic sources heat. Dictionary.png Soil Gas Sampling: Soil gas sampling is sometimes used in exploration for blind geothermal resources to detect anomalously high concentrations of hydrothermal gases

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Gas Flux Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Gas Flux Sampling Gas Flux Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Gas Flux Sampling Details Activities (26) Areas (20) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Gas Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: High flux can be indicative of conduits for fluid flow. Hydrological: Thermal: Anomalous flux is associated with active hydrothermal activity. Dictionary.png Gas Flux Sampling: Gas flux sampling measures the flow of volatile gas emissions from a specific location and compares it to average background emissions. Anomalously high gas flux can be an indication of hydrothermal activity.

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Surface Gas Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Surface Gas Sampling Surface Gas Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Surface Gas Sampling Details Activities (12) Areas (10) Regions (1) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Field Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Field Sampling Parent Exploration Technique: Gas Sampling Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Gas composition and source of fluids. Thermal: Distinguish magmatic/mantle heat inputs. Can be used to estimate reservoir fluid temperatures. Dictionary.png Surface Gas Sampling: Gas sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface hydrothermal system. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Introduction

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NIST_1A 1024 sample_count -i 57202424 sample_n_bytes -i ...  

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NIST_1A 1024 sample_count -i 57202424 sample_n_bytes -i 2 channel_count -i 1 sample_byte_format -s2 01 sample_rate -i 16000 ...

2004-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

452

Sample introduction apparatus for a flow cytometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A sample introduction system for a flow cytometer allows easy change of sample containers such as test tubes and facilitates use in high pressure environments. The sample container includes a cap having a pressure supply chamber and a sample container attachment cavity. A sample container may be automatically positioned into the attachment cavity so as to sealably engage the end of the sample container as its outer surface. This positioning may be accomplished through some sample introduction mechanism. To facilitate cleaning HPLC tubing and fittings may be used in a manner which facilitates removable of the entire tubing from both the nozzle container and other sample container cap to permit its replacement to avoid contamination. The sample container support may include horizontal stops which loosely limit the movement of the sample container and thus avoid further stresses upon it.

Van den Engh, Ger (Seattle, WA)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Sample introduction system for a flow cytometer  

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A sample introduction system for a flow cytometer allows easy change of sample containers such as test tubes and facilitates use in high pressure environments. The sample container includes a cap having a pressure supply chamber and a sample container attachment cavity. A sample container may be automatically positioned into the attachment cavity so as to sealably engage the end of the sample container as its outer surface. This positioning may be accomplished through some sample introduction mechanism. To facilitate cleaning, HPLC tubing and fittings may be used in a manner which facilitates removing of the entire tubing from both the nozzle container and other sample container cap to permit its replacement to avoid contamination. The sample container support may include horizontal stops which loosely limit the movement of the sample container and thus avoid further stresses upon it.

Van den Engh, Ger (Seattle, WA)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Sample introduction system for a flow cytometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A sample introduction system for a flow cytometer allows easy change of sample containers such as test tubes and facilitates use in high pressure environments. The sample container includes a cap having a pressure supply chamber and a sample container attachment cavity. A sample container may be automatically positioned into the attachment cavity so as to sealably engage the end of the sample container as its outer surface. This positioning may be accomplished through some sample introduction mechanism. To facilitate cleaning, HPLC tubing and fittings may be used in a manner which facilitates removing of the entire tubing from both the nozzle container and other sample container cap to permit its replacement to avoid contamination. The sample container support may include horizontal stops which loosely limit the movement of the sample container and thus avoid further stresses upon it. 3 figs.

Engh, G. van den

1997-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

455

Sample introduction apparatus for a flow cytometer  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A sample introduction system for a flow cytometer allows easy change of sample containers such as test tubes and facilitates use in high pressure environments. The sample container includes a cap having a pressure supply chamber and a sample container attachment cavity. A sample container may be automatically positioned into the attachment cavity so as to sealably engage the end of the sample container as its outer surface. This positioning may be accomplished through some sample introduction mechanism. To facilitate cleaning HPLC tubing and fittings may be used in a manner which facilitates removable of the entire tubing from both the nozzle container and other sample container cap to permit its replacement to avoid contamination. The sample container support may include horizontal stops which loosely limit the movement of the sample container and thus avoid further stresses upon it. 3 figs.

Van den Engh, G.

1998-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

456

Evaluation of the Partial Discharge and Electromagnetic Interference Analysis Techniques for Condition Monitoring of 4160-V Motors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides a brief description of the different activities that occurred during a three-year project encompassing the use of two of the more advanced toolsthe technologies of partial discharge analysis and electromagnetic interference (EMI) analysisfor determining the electrical condition of large electric motors in the utility industry. The project's principal focus was on hardware and determining how to effectively use the technologies in electrical generation facilities. This focus included ...

2008-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

457

Program on Technology Innovation: Minimizing the Risk of Electromagnetic Interference in Modifying Power Plants and Mixed Control Eq uipment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This EPRI Technical Report presents techniques, methods, and knowledge to minimize electromagnetic interference (EMI) risks when modifying nuclear plants and increasing the mixed (analog, hybrid, and digital) environment. Chapter 2 addresses present, evolving, and future EMC standards that will impact plant. Chapter 3 discusses electromagnetic environments (EME) and their dynamic nature migrating from analog to hybrid and digital equipment followed by guidance for testing equipment in the gigahertz (GHz)...

2008-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

458

Investigation of an Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Problem Involving Light-Emitting Diode Streetlights and an Amateur Radio Tran sceiver  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Any type of electronic device is susceptible to energy from the electromagnetic environment. This technical update describes an investigation of electromagnetic interference (EMI) problems associated with amateur radio, distribution hardware, and streetlights at a customer's home in Camden, Tennessee. Because light-emitting diode (LED) streetlights were deemed the direct cause of the EMI problem, an investigational plan involving a two-level effort was customized to fit the situation. First, field observ...

2011-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

459

Quantum interferences in the $?N \\to e^+e^- N$ reaction close to the vector meson production threshold  

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The exclusive photoproduction of $e^+e^-$ pairs from nucleons close to the vector meson production threshold ($1.4electromagnetic and reflect mostly the nucleon magnetic structure. The $\\gamma N\\to e^+e^- N$ amplitudes arising from vector meson production and decay are derived from $\\gamma N\\to \\rho^0 N$ and $\\gamma N \\to \\omega N$ amplitudes supplemented by the Vector Meson Dominance assumption. The vector meson photoproduction amplitudes are calculated using a relativistic and unitary coupled-channel approach to meson-nucleon scattering. They depend sensitively on the coupling of vector fields to baryon resonances. The $\\gamma N \\to e^+e^- N$ differential cross sections display interference patterns. The interference of Bethe-Heitler pair production with vector meson $e^+e^-$ decay is quite small in the domain of validity of our model for all angles of the emitted $e^+e^-$ pair. The interference of $\\rho^0$- and $\\omega$-mesons in the $e^+e^-$ channel can be large. It is constructive for the $\\gamma p \\to e^+e^- p$ reaction and destructive for the $\\gamma n \\to e^+e^- n$ reaction. We discuss the shape and magnitude of the $e^+e^-$ pair spectra produced in the $\\gamma p \\to e^+e^- p$ and $\\gamma n \\to e^+e^- n$ reactions as functions of the pair emission angle and of the total center of mass energy $\\sqrt s$.

Matthias F. M. Lutz; Madeleine Soyeur

2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Rock Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Sampling Sampling Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Rock Sampling Systematic rock sampling can be used to characterize a geothermal reservoir. The physical and chemical properties of rock samples provide important information for determining whether a power generation or heat utilization facility can be developed. Some general rock properties can be measured by visual inspection, but detailed properties require laboratory techniques. View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition A core sample is a cylindrical section of (usually) a naturally occurring substance. Most core samples are obtained by drilling with special drills into the substance, for example sediment or rock, with a hollow steel tube called a core drill. The hole made for the core sample is called the "core hole". A variety of core samplers exist to sample

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Method and apparatus for data sampling  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus for sampling radiation detector outputs and determining event data from the collected samples is described. The method uses high speed sampling of the detector output, the conversion of the samples to digital values, and the discrimination of the digital values so that digital values representing detected events are determined. The high speed sampling and digital conversion is performed by an A/D sampler that samples the detector output at a rate high enough to produce numerous digital samples for each detected event. The digital discrimination identifies those digital samples that are not representative of detected events. The sampling and discrimination also provides for temporary or permanent storage, either serially or in parallel, to a digital storage medium. 6 figures.

Odell, D.M.C.

1994-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

462

Fluid sampling system for a nuclear reactor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A system of extracting fluid samples, either liquid or gas, from the interior of a nuclear reactor containment utilizes a jet pump. To extract the sample fluid, a nonradioactive motive fluid is forced through the inlet and discharge ports of a jet pump located outside the containment, creating a suction that draws the sample fluid from the containment through a sample conduit connected to the pump suction port. The mixture of motive fluid and sample fluid is discharged through a return conduit to the interior of the containment. The jet pump and means for removing a portion of the sample fluid from the sample conduit can be located in a shielded sample grab station located next to the containment. A non-nuclear grade active pump can be located outside the grab sampling station and the containment to pump the nonradioactive motive fluid through the jet pump. 1 fig.

Lau, L.K.; Alper, N.I.

1994-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

463

Rapid Method for Ra-226 and Ra-228 in Water Samples  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The measurement of radium isotopes in natural waters is important for oceanographic studies and for public health reasons. Ra-226 (1620 year half-life) is one of the most toxic of the long-lived alpha emitters present in the environment due to its long life and its tendency to concentrate in bones, which increases the internal radiation dose of individuals. The analysis of radium-226 and radium-228 in natural waters can be tedious and time-consuming. Different sample preparation methods are often required to prepare Ra-226 and Ra-228 for separate analyses. A rapid method has been developed at the Savannah River Environmental Laboratory that effectively separates both Ra-226 and Ra-228 (via Ac-228) for assay. This method uses MnO{sub 2} Resin from Eichrom Technologies (Darien, IL, USA) to preconcentrate Ra-226 and Ra-228 rapidly from water samples, along with Ba-133 tracer. DGA Resin{reg_sign} (Eichrom) and Ln-Resin{reg_sign} (Eichrom) are employed in tandem to prepare Ra-226 for assay by alpha spectrometry and to determine Ra-228 via the measurement of Ac-228 by gas proportional counting. After preconcentration, the manganese dioxide is dissolved from the resin and passed through stacked Ln-Resin-DGA Resin cartridges that remove uranium and thorium interferences and retain Ac-228 on DGA Resin. The eluate that passed through this column is evaporated, redissolved in a lower acidity and passed through Ln-Resin again to further remove interferences before performing a barium sulfate microprecipitation. The Ac-228 is stripped from the resin, collected using cerium fluoride microprecipitation and counted by gas proportional counting. By using vacuum box cartridge technology with rapid flow rates, sample preparation time is minimized.

Maxwell, Sherrod, L. III

2006-02-10T23:59:59.000Z

464

Internal flow patterns on heat transfer characteristics of a closed-loop oscillating heat-pipe with check valves using ethanol and a silver nano-ethanol mixture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The aim of this research was to investigate the internal flow patterns and heat transfer characteristics of a closed-loop oscillating heat-pipe with check valves (CLOHP/CV). The ratio of number of check valves to meandering turns was 0.2. Ethanol and a silver nano-ethanol mixture were used as working fluids with a filling ratio of 50% by total volume of tube. The CLOHP/CV was made of a glass tube with an inside diameter of 2.4 mm. The evaporator section was 50 mm and 100 mm in length and there were 10 meandering turns. An inclination angle of 90 from horizontal axis was established. The evaporator section was heated by an electric heater and the condenser section was cooled by distilled water. Temperature at the evaporator section was controlled at 85 C, 105 C and 125 C. The inlet and outlet temperatures were measured. A digital camera and video camera were used to observe the flow patterns at the evaporator. The silver nano-ethanol mixture gave higher heat flux than ethanol. When the temperature at the evaporator section was increased from 85 C to 105 C and 125 C. It was found that, the flow patterns occurred as annular flow + slug flow, slug flow + bubble flow and dispersed bubble flow + bubble flow respectively. The main regime of each flow pattern can be determined from the flow pattern map ethanol and a silver nano-ethanol mixture. Each of the two working fluids gave corresponding flow patterns. (author)

Bhuwakietkumjohn, N.; Rittidech, S. [Heat Pipe and Thermal Tools Design Research Laboratory (HTDR), Faculty of Engineering, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham 44150 (Thailand)

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DC superconducting quantum interference device usable in nuclear quadrupole resonance and zero field nuclear magnetic spectrometers  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A spectrometer for measuring the nuclear quadrupole resonance spectra or the zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectra generated by a sample is disclosed. The spectrometer uses an amplifier having a dc SQUID operating in a flux-locked loop for generating an amplified output as a function of the intensity of the signal generated by the sample. The flux-locked loop circuit includes an integrator. The amplifier also includes means for preventing the integrator from being driven into saturation. As a result, the time for the flux-locked loop to recover from the excitation pulses generated by the spectrometer is reduced.

Fan, Non Q. (San Diego, CA); Clarke, John (Berkeley, CA)

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DC superconducting quantum interference device usable in nuclear quadrupole resonance and zero field nuclear magnetic spectrometers  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A spectrometer for measuring the nuclear quadrupole resonance spectra or the zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectra generated by a sample is disclosed. The spectrometer uses an amplifier having a dc SQUID operating in a flux-locked loop for generating an amplified output as a function of the intensity of the signal generated by the sample. The flux-locked loop circuit includes an integrator. The amplifier also includes means for preventing the integrator from being driven into saturation. As a result, the time for the flux-locked loop to recover from the excitation pulses generated by the spectrometer is reduced. 7 figures.

Fan, N.Q.; Clarke, J.

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ALARA ASSESSMENT OF SETTLER SLUDGE SAMPLING METHODS  

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The purpose of this assessment is to compare underwater and above water settler sludge sampling methods to determine if the added cost for underwater sampling for the sole purpose of worker dose reductions is justified. Initial planning for sludge sampling included container, settler and knock-out-pot (KOP) sampling. Due to the significantly higher dose consequence of KOP sludge, a decision was made to sample KOP underwater to achieve worker dose reductions. Additionally, initial plans were to utilize the underwater sampling apparatus for settler sludge. Since there are no longer plans to sample KOP sludge, the decision for underwater sampling for settler sludge needs to be revisited. The present sampling plan calls for spending an estimated $2,500,000 to design and construct a new underwater sampling system (per A21 C-PL-001 RevOE). This evaluation will compare and contrast the present method of above water sampling to the underwater method that is planned by the Sludge Treatment Project (STP) and determine if settler samples can be taken using the existing sampling cart (with potentially minor modifications) while maintaining doses to workers As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and eliminate the need for costly redesigns, testing and personnel retraining.

NELSEN LA

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Definition: Field Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Field Sampling Field Sampling Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Field Sampling Systematic field sampling is critical for reliable characterize a geothermal resource. Some of the physical and chemical properties of rock samples can be estimated by visual inspection, but accurate determination of these properties requires detailed laboratory analysis. Surface or subsurface fluid sampling is also routinely performed to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a hydrothermal system. Combinations of these sampling techniques have traditionally been used to obtain important information used to determine whether or not a viable power generation or heat utilization facility can be developed at a prospect. Soil sampling is a less commonly used method for exploration of

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Metropolis photon sampling with optional user guidance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We present Metropolis Photon Sampling (MPS), a visual importance-driven algorithm for populating photon maps. Photon Mapping and other particle tracing algorithms fail if the photons are poorly distributed. Our approach samples light transport paths ...

Shaohua Fan; Stephen Chenney; Yu-chi Lai

2005-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate Monitoring from Space: Asynoptic Sampling Considerations  

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Monitoring climate variability from space is considered from the standpoint of satellite sampling. Asynoptic sampling leads to well-defined limits in spatial and temporal resolution which are violated by behavior involving sufficiently small ...

Murry L. Salby

1989-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sample Returns Missions in the Coming Decade  

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In the coming decade, several missions will attempt to return samples to Earth from varying parts of the solar system. These samples will provide invaluable insight into the conditions present during the early formation of the solar system, and possibly ...

Desai Prasun N.; Mitcheltree Robert A.; Cheatwood F. McNeil

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Principles for Sampling Airborne Radioactivity from Stacks  

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This book chapter describes the special processes involved in sampling the airborne effluents from nuclear faciities. The title of the book is Radioactive Air Sampling Methods. The abstract for this chapter was cleared as PNNL-SA-45941.

Glissmeyer, John A.

2010-10-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Tenant data request: Sample letter | ENERGY STAR  

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government resources Tenant data request: Sample letter Use this sample letter to request energy data from your tenants. This is helpful for instances where you want whole-building...

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Sample holder for x-ray diffractometry  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A sample holder for use with x-ray diffractometers with the capability to rotate the sample, as well as to adjust the position of the sample in the x, y, and z directions. Adjustment in the x direction is accomplished through loosening set screws, moving a platform, and retightening the set screws. Motion translators are used for adjustment in the y and z directions. An electric motor rotates the sample, and receives power from the diffractometer.

Hesch, V.L.

1991-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Aerosol Sampling from a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle  

Disclosure Number 201202873 Technology Summary ... The present invention enhances the ability to collect such samples, and enables collection of ...

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Boiling Water Reactor Sampling Summary: 2012 Update  

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This report documents boiling water reactor (BWR) sampling practices for key reactor water and feedwater parameters. It includes information on analysis methods, sampling frequencies, and compliance with the recommended sampling frequencies in BWRVIP-190: BWR Vessels and Internals Project, BWR Water Chemistry Guidelines – 2008 Revision (EPRI report 1016579).

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On random sampling auctions for digital goods  

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In the context of auctions for digital goods, an interesting Random Sampling Optimal Price auction (RSOP) has been proposed by Goldberg, Hartline and Wright; this leads to a truthful mechanism. Since random sampling is a popular approach for auctions ... Keywords: auction, mechanism design, random sampling

Saeed Alaei; Azarakhsh Malekian; Aravind Srinivasan

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Determination of unconverted HDPE in coal/plastics co-liquefaction stream samples  

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In several coal/plastics liquefaction runs performed by Hydrocarbon Technologies, Inc. (HTI), a substantial amount of incompletely converted high-density polyethylene (HDPE) was present in ash-free recycle resid streams when either the ROSE-SR unit was used in Run POC-2, or the pressure filter unit was used in Runs CMSL-8 and CMSL-9. This indicates that the HDPE is less reactive than coal at the liquefaction conditions used. In these ash-free streams, there is no solid organic or inorganic material arising from the coal, and the incompletely converted HDPE can be recovered by extraction and filtration with tetrahydrofuran (THF) at room temperature. The HDPE (or HDPE-like material, which could also consist of heavy waxes) is THF insoluble. However, in ashy streams, there are both inorganic ({open_quotes}ash{close_quotes}) and organic (unconverted coal) components present from liquefaction of the coal, that interfere with an easy and clean separation of the HDPE from the coal/plastics liquefaction stream sample. Therefore, CONSOL developed an analytical procedure for HDPE in the ashy stream samples based on extraction of HDPE from the sample using hot (150{degrees}C) decalin (decahydronaphthalene), in which the HDPE is soluble. The decalin extraction is both preceded and succeeded by extractions and washes with THF at room temperature, to remove the coal-derived components from the sample.

Robbins, G.A.; Winschel, R.A.; Burke, F.P.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Downhole Fluid Sampling | Open Energy Information  

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Downhole Fluid Sampling Downhole Fluid Sampling Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Downhole Fluid Sampling Details Activities (0) Areas (0) Regions (0) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Downhole Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Well Testing Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Well Testing Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Stratigraphic/Structural: Hydrological: Water composition and source of fluids. Gas composition and source of fluids. Thermal: Water temperature. Distinguish magmatic/mantle heat inputs. Can be used to estimate reservoir fluid temperatures. Dictionary.png Downhole Fluid Sampling: Downhole fluid sampling is done to characterize the chemical, thermal, or hydrological properties of a surface or subsurface aqueous system. Downhole

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A review of monitoring, sampling and analysis of reactor coolant, reactor containment atmosphere and airborne reactor effluents in post accident concentrations  

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A post-implementation review has been made in NRC Region I of the post-accident sampling systems (PASS), the gaseous effluent monitors, and the provisions for sampling effluent particulates and radioiodines which were required by the NRC subsequent to the TMI-2 accident (NUREG-0737). Prefabricated PASS systems were predominant. Problems included insufficient purge times, inadequate separation of dissolved gases, excessive dilution and the accuracy of analytical techniques in the presence of interferences. Microprocessor-controlled high-range gas monitors with integral provisions for sampling particulates and radioiodines in high concentrations were widely used. Calibration information was generally insufficient for the unambiguous conversion of monitor readings to release rates for a varying postaccident mixture of radiogases. The referenced sampling guidance (ANSI-N 13.1-1969) was inappropriate for the long sampling lines customarily used. Generic research is needed to establish the behavior of particulates and radioiodines in these lines.

Hull, A.P.; White, J.R.; Knox, W.H.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rotary Mode Core Sample System availability improvement  

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The Rotary Mode Core Sample System (RMCSS) is used to obtain stratified samples of the waste deposits in single-shell and double-shell waste tanks at the Hanford Site. The samples are used to characterize the waste in support of ongoing and future waste remediation efforts. Four sampling trucks have been developed to obtain these samples. Truck I was the first in operation and is currently being used to obtain samples where the push mode is appropriate (i.e., no rotation of drill). Truck 2 is similar to truck 1, except for added safety features, and is in operation to obtain samples using either a push mode or rotary drill mode. Trucks 3 and 4 are now being fabricated to be essentially identical to truck 2.

Jenkins, W.W.; Bennett, K.L.; Potter, J.D. [Westinghouse Hanford Co., Richland, WA (United States); Cross, B.T.; Burkes, J.M.; Rogers, A.C. [Southwest Research Institute (United States)

1995-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings characterization sampling plan, Weldon Spring Site  

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The purpose of the Buildings Sampling Plan is to provide a systematic approach to characterizing radiological, asbestos and chemical contamination in and around the buildings and structures at the Weldon Spring Chemical Plant Site (WSCPS). This sampling plan reviews historical information; identifies data needs; and outlines sampling procedures, quality assurance, data documentation and reporting requirements for the buildings and equipment characterization at the Weldon Spring Site (WSS). The scope of this plan is limited to the buildings, structures, and equipment from the previous operation of the WSCPS. The Buildings Sampling Plan is divided into nine sections: introduction, background, data needs and sampling plan objectives, sampling rationale and procedure, sample analysis, quality assurance, data documentation, reporting requirements, and references. The data needs, sampling rationale and procedures and sample analysis sections of this work plan are subdivided into radiological, asbestos and chemical sections. Because different sampling techniques and analyses will be required for radiological, asbestos and chemical contamination, separate subsections are used. The investigations for each contaminant will be conducted independently. Similar historical and descriptive information is repeated in the subsections, but the perspective and information vary slightly. 24 refs., 5 figs., 14 tabs.

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1988-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Air sampling in the workplace. Final report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report provides technical information on air sampling that will be useful for facilities following the recommendations in the NRC`s Regulatory Guide 8.25, Revision 1, ``Air sampling in the Workplace.`` That guide addresses air sampling to meet the requirements in NRC`s regulations on radiation protection, 10 CFR Part 20. This report describes how to determine the need for air sampling based on the amount of material in process modified by the type of material, release potential, and confinement of the material. The purposes of air sampling and how the purposes affect the types of air sampling provided are discussed. The report discusses how to locate air samplers to accurately determine the concentrations of airborne radioactive materials that workers will be exposed to. The need for and the methods of performing airflow pattern studies to improve the accuracy of air sampling results are included. The report presents and gives examples of several techniques that can be used to evaluate whether the airborne concentrations of material are representative of the air inhaled by workers. Methods to adjust derived air concentrations for particle size are described. Methods to calibrate for volume of air sampled and estimate the uncertainty in the volume of air sampled are described. Statistical tests for determining minimum detectable concentrations are presented. How to perform an annual evaluation of the adequacy of the air sampling is also discussed.

Hickey, E.E.; Stoetzel, G.A.; Strom, D.J.; Cicotte, G.R. [Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States); Wiblin, C.M. [Advanced Systems Technology, Inc., Atlanta, GA (United States); McGuire, S.A. [Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC (United States). Div. of Regulatory Applications

1993-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CATHODES FOR LOW TEMPERATURE SOFC: ISSUES CONCERNING INTERFERENCE FROM INERT GAS ADSORPTION AND CHARGE TRANSFER  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the work done on the project over the duration of the project, from October 1, 2002 through December 31, 2003, which includes a three month no-cost extension. Effort was directed in the following areas: (1) Fabrication of Sr-doped LaCoO3 (LSC) dense and porous samples. (2) Design and construction of a conductivity relaxation apparatus for the estimation of surface exchange coefficient, k{sub chem}, which depends on adsorption, and oxygen chemical diffusion coefficient, {tilde D}{sub 0}, the parameters which are thought to describe the cathodic activation polarization (overall charge transfer) in mixed ionic electronic conducting (MIEC) cathodes. (3) The measurement of and K{sub chem} and {tilde D}{sub 0} on LSC by conductivity relaxation, as a function of temperature and oxygen partial pressure, p{sub O{sub 2}}. (4) Fabrication of YSZ electrolyte discs with patterned LSM and LSC electrodes with three-phase boundary (TPB) length, l{sub TPB}, varying between 50 and 1200 cm{sup -1}. (5) The measurement of charge transfer resistance, R{sub ct}, and estimation of the charge transfer resistivity, {rho}{sub ct}, as a function of temperature and p{sub O{sub 2}}, and the incorporation of the adsorption step in the analysis. (6) Preliminary cell tests with oxidants having different inert gas diluents; N{sub 2}, Ar, and CO{sub 2}. Dense samples of LSC of thickness as small as 150 microns were fabricated by sintering followed by grinding. Porous samples of LSC were also fabricated wherein the porosity was {approx}30%. Both samples were used in conductivity relaxation experiments. Analysis of data from the dense samples gives both and k{sub chem} and {tilde D}{sub 0}, while that of porous samples gives k{sub chem}. It was observed that at a given temperature, k{sub chem} increases with increasing p{sub O{sub 2}}, while the {tilde D}{sub 0} is essentially a constant. The dependence of k{sub chem} on p{sub O{sub 2}} is attributed to the adsorption step. It was also observed that the porous samples gave a more accurate measurement of k{sub chem}, as the data were not influenced by {tilde D}{sub 0}. By contrast, the results on dense samples were influenced by {tilde D}{sub 0}, especially at lower temperatures. It is thus concluded that the use of porous samples is preferred for the measurement of k{sub chem}. In the case of composite electrodes, such as LSM + YSZ, the relevant parameters are the {rho}{sub ct} (or R{sub ct}) and the ionic resistivity of YSZ {rho}{sub i}, where 1/{rho}{sub ct} is analogous to k{sub chem} and 1/{rho}{sub i} is analogous to {tilde D}{sub 0}. LSM patterned electrodes were deposited on YSZ discs using photomicrolithography. The R{sub ct} was measured as a function of temperature and p{sub O{sub 2}}using complex impedance techniques, on samples with l{sub TPB} varying between 50 and 1200 cm{sup -1}. The plot of 1/R{sub ct} vs. l{sub TPB} was linear, consistent with the occurrence of charge transfer at TPB. Also, the data plotted on the assumption of dissociative adsorption was consistent with the model. The significance of the role of adsorption is discussed. Similar results were observed with LSC, indicating a similar role of adsorption. In the case of LSC, however, a significant transport of oxygen also occurs through the dense part of the electrode. Preliminary work was conducted on the testing of button cells with mixtures of O{sub 2} + N{sub 2}, O{sub 2} + Ar, and O{sub 2} + CO{sub 2} as oxidants, wherein the p{sub O{sub 2}} was varied between {approx}0.05 and {approx}1.0 atm. As expected, the results showed that the higher the p{sub O{sub 2}}, the better was the performance. In pure oxygen, the maximum power density at 800 C was {approx}2.9 W/cm{sup 2}. However, in 5% O{sub 2}, it was {approx}0.6 W/cm{sup 2}. This difference is attributed to adsorption, indicating that both charge transfer and adsorption needs to be addressed in order to improve cathode performance at lower temperatures and under high oxidant utilization (in low p{sub O{sub 2}} atmospheres). Data at low current dens

Anil V. Virkar

2004-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

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SNS Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › SNS › Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment SNS Sample Environment Operations Group SNS Sample Environment Operations Group from left to right: (left to right): Bekki Mills, Mark Loguillo, Saad Elorfi, Randy Sexton, Leland Robbins, Matt Rucker, Cory Fletcher, Todd Sherline, Hans-Jochen Lauter, Ken Kroll The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to SNS to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research

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Sample Environment Equipment Categories - ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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Home › Instruments › Sample Environment Home › Instruments › Sample Environment Sample Environment: Categories of Equipment All Ancillary Equipment Auto Changer Closed Cycle Refrigerators Closed Cycle Refrigerators - Bottom Loading Closed Cycle Refrigerators - Top Loading Furnaces Gas Handling Gas Panel High Pressure Systems Liquid Helium Cryostats Magnet Systems Other Special Environments Sample Cell Sample Stick Ultra Low Temperature Devices Sample Environment: by Beam Line All BL-11A-POWGEN BL-11B-MANDI BL-12-TOPAZ BL-13-Fundamental Neutron Physics Beam Line BL-14A-BL-14A BL-14B-HYSPEC BL-15-Neutron Spin Echo (NSE) BL-16B-VISION BL-17-SEQUOIA BL-18-ARCS BL-1A-TOF-USANS BL-1B-NOMAD BL-2-BASIS BL-3-SNAP BL-4A-Magnetism Reflectometer BL-4B-Liquids Reflectometer BL-5-Cold Neutron Chopper Spectrometer (CNCS) BL-6-EQ-SANS

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HFIR Sample Environment | ORNL Neutron Sciences  

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HFIR Sample Environment HFIR Sample Environment The Sample Environment Group provides equipment and support for studying materials under controlled conditions (temperature, pressure, magnetic field, chemical environment, etc.). When you come to HFIR to conduct an experiment, our front-line teams are there to support you. Although we currently offer a wide range of capabilities, we realize that these capabilities must continually grow. Therefore, we also have a busy research and development team, and we encourage you to partner with them to develop new equipment and techniques. The online Sample Environment Equipment Database allows you to search for information about the sample environment equipment available for HFIR instruments. Contact HFIR Team Leader Chris Redmon Resources Sample Environment Equipment Database

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