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Resisting globalization- ATTAC in France: local discourses, global terrain  

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, social movements in France appeared to run out of raison d??tre, as enthusiasm for collective action gave away to a new individualism and, the Left, which was in power, along with the country itself started to confront the effects of a deregulated... RESISTING GLOBALIZATION ATTAC IN FRANCE: LOCAL DISCOURSES, GLOBAL TERRAIN A Dissertation by MARIE DES NEIGES LEONARD Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements...

Leonard, Marie des Neiges

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Improvements in Terrain-Based Road Vehicle Localization By Initializing an Unscented Kalman Filter Using Particle Filters  

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the computational cost of the previous terrain- based localization algorithm. In order to localize a vehicle alongImprovements in Terrain-Based Road Vehicle Localization By Initializing an Unscented Kalman Filter of a road vehicle along a one-mile test track and 7 kilometer span of a highway using terrain

Brennan, Sean

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Wind assessment in complex terrain with the numeric model Aiolos implementation of the influence of roughness changes and stability  

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Wind assessment in complex terrain with the numeric model Aiolos ­ implementation of the influence of roughness changes and stability Ulrich Focken, Detlef Heinemann, Hans-Peter Waldl Department of Energy (EWA) gives good results for the wind potential estimation in flat areas. But besides many

Heinemann, Detlev

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Urbanizing terrains  

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Urban "sprawl"in the East Attica area of Athens has dramatically changed the former rural economy in a manner consistent with the urbanizing terrain's underlying properties: agricultural subdivisions, existing centres, ...

Romanos, Christoforos

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrain identification methods for planetary exploration rovers  

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Autonomous mobility in rough terrain is becoming increasingly important for planetary exploration rovers. Increased knowledge of local terrain properties is critical to ensure a rover's safety, especially when driving on ...

Brooks, Christopher Allen, 1978-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spectra over complex terrain  

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Spectra have been measured over land downwind of a water surface, over hilltops and escarpments, and over rolling farmland. The following hypotheses can be used to explain the differences between these spectra. (1) For wavelengths short compared to the fetch over the new terrain, spectral densities are in equilibrium with the new terrain. (2) For wavelengths long compared to this fetch, spectral densities remain unchanged if the ground is horizontal. If the flow is over a steep hill, the low-frequency structure is modified by distortion of the mean flow, with the longitudinal component losing energy relative to the lateral and vertical components. Because vertical-velocity spectra contain relatively less low-frequency energy than horizontal-velocity spectra, energetic vertical-velocity fluctuations tend to be in equilibrium with local terrain.

Panofsky, H.A.; Larko, D.; Lipschutz, R.; Stone, G.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Impact, National Influence, Global Reach UC San Diego's  

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, Global Reach Impacting the Economy Overall Impact in San Diego County · Total economic impact of UC SanLocal Impact, National Influence, Global Reach UC San Diego's Economic Impact and Benefits in our Region and State Chancellor Marye Anne Fox #12;Local Impact, National Influence, Global Reach Economic

Russell, Lynn

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A SPATIAL WEB GRAPH MODEL WITH LOCAL INFLUENCE REGIONS  

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A SPATIAL WEB GRAPH MODEL WITH LOCAL INFLUENCE REGIONS W. AIELLO, A. BONATO, C. COOPER, J. JANSSEN- served in real-world networks such as the web graph. On the other hand, experimental and heuristic network can be recognized as densely linked subgraphs, or that web pages with many common neigh- bours

Pralat, Pawel

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Improved Gravimetric Terrain Corrections  

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......formulae are based on a flat-earth assumption. Our...2. Topography in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia...Kananaskis Valley in the Rocky Mountains was used. The...terrain correction. In the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia...large, thg effect of a flat-earth approximation......

Y. C. Li; M. G. Sideris

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Magnesium and titanium: "The odd couple" Local order and the influence of stress on the  

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Magnesium and titanium: "The odd couple" Local order and the influence of stress on the hydrogen (Sweden) Cover: The graph on the cover is a collection of loading isotherms measured on magnesium thin UNIVERSITEIT Magnesium and titanium: "The odd couple" Local order and the influence of stress on the hydrogen

Dam, Bernard

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Alteration of Terrain Permits (New Hampshire) | Department of Energy  

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Alteration of Terrain Permits (New Hampshire) Alteration of Terrain Permits (New Hampshire) Alteration of Terrain Permits (New Hampshire) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State New Hampshire Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider NH Department of Environmental Services Alteration of Terrain Bureau

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Influence of informational and experiential familiarity on image of local foods  

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Abstract This study provided results of an investigation into the influence of familiarity on the image of local food among foreign tourists who visit South Korea, examining the differences in tourists image of local foods and behavioral intentions to eat local foods based on both experiential and informational familiarity. The results showed that foreign tourists with more experience with local foods had a more positive affective and cognitive image of local food and intention to consume local foods than tourists with little experience with local food. However, the affective image of local foods did not differ significantly when tourists accessed more information sources. Overall, the results of this study indicate that experiential familiarity was more influential than informational familiarity in improving local food image.

Sunhee Seo; Og Yeon Kim; Sumin Oh; Nara Yun

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrainosaurus: realistic terrain synthesis using genetic algorithms  

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), are solid evidence that believable terrain can be visualized in real-time with current technology. Terrain generation, in contrast, has received comparatively little treatment in the literature. Fractal-based techniques are the most prevalent, because... noted, fractal methods for terrain generation are limited in the types of terrain they can simulate, and one generally has to resort to elevation maps digitized from the real world to get more interesting and believable terrain models. In this thesis, I...

Saunders, Ryan L.

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of local waste burning on atmospheric aerosol properties in urban environment  

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Aerosols affect the radiative energy budget on both the regional and global scales. The wavelength-dependent aerosol optical depth (AOD) is a fundamental determinant of the amount by which extra-terrestrial incoming sunlight and outgoing terrestrial radiation are being attenuated in the atmosphere. The present study addresses the influence of local waste burning on aerosol characteristics, black carbon (BC) aerosol mass concentration and spectral solar irradiance using ground-based measurements over the tropical urban environment of Hyderabad, India. AOD has been observed to be maximum during burning days compared to normal days. Aerosol size spectra suggest bimodal distributions during pre-and post-burning periods and trimodal distributions during burning periods. Angstrom wavelength exponent estimated from spectral variation of AOD suggested dominance of accumulation mode particle loading during burning days compared to normal days. Diurnal variation of BC on normal days showed a broad nocturnal peak during ?20:00 to ?24:00h with a maximum value of BC aerosol concentration of ?14,000ngm?3 whereas on local waste burning days enormous increases in BC concentrations have been observed with a peak at ?60,000ngm?3. Relative attenuation of global solar irradiance during burning days has been found to be of the order of 30% in the visible and 28% in the near-infrared regions. The results are discussed in detail in this paper.

K. Madhavi Latha; K.V.S. Badarinath

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Maps and Mapping Lab 6: Terrain Representation  

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Maps and Mapping Lab 6: Terrain Representation OBJECTIVES Representing the earth's relief on a two. In this exercise, we will examine some ways that terrain can be represented on a map and in digital form. You exaggeration using Google Earth. MATERIALS USGS Quadrangle map, Ruler, Pencil, Calculator, Google Earth (4

Clarke, Keith

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Standardization of raw wind speed data under complex terrain conditions: A data-driven scheme  

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Abstract Direct usage of raw wind data without modification of topographic and/or terrain effects may result in remarkable errors. Thus, standardization of raw wind datasets is of great importance to remove these influences. But, the existing standardization methods are mainly applicable for flat terrains, which may become inappropriate under complex terrain conditions. This paper presents a data-driven standardization scheme which can be applied for different terrains including complex terrains. Although this scheme is established based on wind profile records at a reference station equipped with both an anemometer at a near-ground height and a Doppler radar profiler system, it can be used for the standardization of surface winds not only at the reference station but also at other surrounding stations with only surface observation instruments. Thus, the proposed data-driven scheme is efficient and economic. As applications of this scheme, correction factors to convert raw wind speeds at about 50 weather stations in Hong Kong to those over a reference terrain are estimated. To verify the effectiveness of the proposed standardization scheme, a wind tunnel testing involved the topographic model of a weather station has been conducted. The standardization results via the proposed scheme and the wind tunnel testing are in good agreement. The proposed methodology and relevant results can be used for the analysis of topographic effects on wind speeds over complex terrains.

Y.C. He; P.W. Chan; Q.S. Li

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrain Classification With Conditional Random Fields  

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robot Thorin equipped with a Mini-ITX computer #12;The Four Considered Terrain Types 4Stefan LaibleStefan Laible, Yasir Niaz Khan and Andreas Zell · Grid-based approach [Khan et al. 2011] · Divide image into equally-sized grid cells · Classify each grid cell individually #12;· Thresholding yields a number in [0

Berns, Karsten

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The application of local approach to assess the influence of in-plane constraint on cleavage fracture  

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The assessment of real or postulated flaws within critical components is conventionally carried out using methods based on single parameter fracture mechanics. For low constraint configurations (e.g. shallow cracks) such methods can provide highly conservative assessments. Two-parameter (J-T, J-Q) fracture mechanics has been developed to quantify the influence of crack-tip constraint on fracture and this development has been incorporated into a modified R6 framework to reduce the conservatisms associated with the assessment of low constraint configurations. This framework requires that the constraint of the structure is quantified (with respect to T or Q) and that the materials fracture response to constraint is measured by testing a number of cracked specimens which sample a range of constraint levels. An alternative method of assessment, which may be used in situations where fracture data are unavailable over the full range of constraint, is the so-called local approach to fracture. In this Paper, the local approach has been used alongside the modified R6 framework to assess the cleavage fracture behavior of a well characterized mild steel plate at {minus}50 C. The local approach method predicts: (i) an upswing in cleavage fracture toughness as a function of decreasing crack-tip constraint which is conservative with respect to the actual materials response, (ii) an increase in the scatter of cleavage fracture toughness as a function of decreasing crack-tip constraint. This is a direct consequence of framing the local approach model within two-parameter Weibull statistics. Finally it is shown that the local approach may be used successfully alongside the modified R6 framework to assess low constraint geometries: resultant failure assessment curves reduce the conservatism of the conventional Option 1 curve.

Sherry, A.H.; Sanderson, D.J.; Lidbury, D.P.G. [AEA Technology, Risley (United Kingdom); Ainsworth, R.A. [Nuclear Electric, Berkeley (United Kingdom); Kikuchi, K. [JAERI, Tokai, Ibaraki (Japan)

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of a local change of depth on the behavior of bouncing oil drops  

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The work of Couder \\textit{et al} (see also Bush \\textit{et al}) inspired consideration of the impact of a submerged obstacle, providing a local change of depth, on the behavior of oil drops in the bouncing regime. In the linked videos, we recreate some of their results for a drop bouncing on a uniform depth bath of the same liquid undergoing vertical oscillations just below the conditions for Faraday instability, and show a range of new behaviors associated with change of depth. This article accompanies a fluid dynamics video entered into the Gallery of Fluid Motion of the 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics.

Carmigniani, Remi; Symon, Sean; McKeon, Beverley J

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent terrain avoidance agent for General Aviation Free Flight  

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the pilot handle this responsibility, a hierarchical agent system is under development. This system will take information from traffic, weather, and terrain to determine a safe and efficient flight path. The terrain agent in this system must avoid Controlled...

Gesting, Paul

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Flow Computation on Massive Grid Terrain Datasets  

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As detailed terrain data becomes available, GIS terrain applications target larger geographic areas at ner resolutions. Processing the massive data involved in such applications presents signi cant challenges to GIS ...

Arge, Lars; Chase, Jeffry S.; Haplin, Patrick; Toma, Laura; Vitter, Jeffrey Scott; Urban, Dean; Wickremesinghe, Rajiv

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Properties of random component of longitudinal road profile influenced by local obstacles  

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This paper describes the statistical properties of the pure random component of longitudinal road profile. The individual obstacles were removed from the road profile by median filtering approach. A total of 25,830 test sections records from the long-term pavement performance (LTPP) programme were analysed. The differences between asphalt concrete (AC) and cement concrete (CC) wearing courses were outlined. The comparison was shown on statistics (mean, median, standard deviation values) and probability density functions (PDFs) of contemporary used road indices (international roughness index (IRI), road elevation variance, power spectrum density (PSD) parameters in one-, two- and three-wavelength bands, etc.). The simulation study revealed the marked influence of obstacles on the road indices. The spectral properties of the pure random part were quantified.

Peter Mucka; Oldrich Kropac

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of model parameters for high-resolution wind energy forecasting: Case studies over simple and complex terrain  

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Abstract Wind power forecasting, turbine micrositing, and turbine design require high-resolution simulations of atmospheric flow. Case studies at two West Coast North American wind farms, one with simple and one with complex terrain, are explored using the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model. Both synoptically and locally driven events that include some ramping are considered. The performance of the model with different grid nesting configurations, turbulence closures, and grid resolutions is investigated through comparisons with observation data. For the simple terrain site, no significant improvement in the simulation results is found when using higher resolution. In contrast, for the complex terrain site, there is significant improvement when using higher resolution, but only during the locally driven event. This suggests the possibility that computational resources could be spared under certain conditions, for example when the topography is adequately resolved at coarser resolutions. Physical parameters such as soil moisture have a very large effect, but mostly for the locally forced events for both simple and complex terrain. The effect of the PBL scheme choice varies significantly depending on the meteorological forcing and terrain. On average, prognostic TKE equation schemes perform better than non-local eddy viscosity schemes.

Nikola Marjanovic; Sonia Wharton; Fotini K. Chow

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone...  

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Caldera Geothermal Region Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleHigh-ResolutionAeromagneticMappingOfVolcanicTerrain,YellowstoneNationalPark&oldid...

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Ris-PhD-Report Complex Terrain and Wind Lidars  

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calculations over the same terrains. The lidar performance was also simulated with the commercial software WAs;#12;Author: Ferhat Bingöl Title: Complex terrain and wind lidars Division: Wind Energy Division Risø-PhD-52 and the comparison of the measurement data with the flow model outputs showed that the mean wind speed calculated

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How national context, project design, and local community characteristics influence success in community-based conservation projects  

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...institutions might therefore influence project outcomes directly and indirectly...political context: Success when projects are implemented in countries...politics and enjoys common civil liberties (Rights). Conservation projects typically restrict resource...

Jeremy S. Brooks; Kerry A. Waylen; Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrain sensing and estimation for dynamic outdoor mobile robots  

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In many applications, mobile robots are required to travel on outdoor terrain at high speed. Compared to traditional low-speed, laboratory-based robots, outdoor scenarios pose increased perception and mobility challenges ...

Ward, Christopher Charles

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Speed Map for Autonomous Rovers over Rough Terrain  

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requires a training set to categorize rough terrain andis rough and what is not by driving over the training set.obstacles and rough. Within the crater data set, PTA detects

Loh, Jonathan Edau

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building damage risk assessment on mining terrains in Poland with GIS application  

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The aim of the paper was to present an approach to building damage risk assessment on mining induced areas. The presented method was developed in Poland and then adopted in the other European countries. The method shown is based on a comparison between buildings strength and terrain deformation. Prediction principles of the mining terrain deformation and terrain categorization were described in the paper. Moreover a point method for a building strength to mining impact evaluation was discussed. It should be emphasized that the presented method is optimal for densely build-up areas. The authors proposed supporting actually applied method by GIS analyses. As a case study a densely build-up area influenced by an underground mining exploitation of one of the biggest Polish coal mines has been chosen. The application of the presented method supported by GIS on chosen area enables more automated assessment of building damage caused by mining activity. The procedure outlined in this paper may also be satisfactorily applied in the other counties which cope with the problem of building damage risk assessment optimization.

A. Malinowska; R. Hejmanowski

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Final Report of the Grant: ''Vertical Transport and Mixing in Complex Terrain Airsheds''  

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Stable stratification associated with nocturnal thermal circulation in areas of complex terrain leads to interesting and important phenomena that govern local meteorology and contaminant dispersion. Given that most urban areas are in complex topography, understanding and prediction of such phenomena are of immediate practical importance. This project dealt with theoretical, laboratory, numerical and field experimental studies aimed at understanding stratified flow and turbulence phenomena in urban areas, with particular emphasis on flow, turbulence and contaminant transport and diffusion in such flows. A myriad of new results were obtained and some of these results were used to improve the predictive capabilities of the models.

Harindra Joseph Fernando James Anderson Don Boyer Neil Berman

2004-12-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Abstract P5-17-07: Influence of bevacizumab on local-regional recurrence in triple negative breast cancer  

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...You JT Carpenter University of Alabama Birmingham, AL Background...local-regional recurrence (LRR) as well as distant failure. Bevacizumab...treated at the University of Alabama Birmingham from May 2005 to...hazards models and the 2-sided log-rank test. Results: Mean...

BM Prendergast; JF De Los Santos; OC Barrett; A Forero; CI Falkson; MM Urist; H Krontiras; KI Bland; RF Meredith; KS Keene; Z You; and JT Carpenter

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone  

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High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone National Park Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Mapping Of Volcanic Terrain, Yellowstone National Park Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: High-resolution aeromagnetic data acquired over Yellowstone National Park (YNP) show contrasting patterns reflecting differences in rock composition, types and degree of alteration, and crustal structures that mirror the variable geology of the Yellowstone Plateau. The older, Eocene, Absaroka Volcanic Supergroup, a series of mostly altered, andesitic volcanic and volcaniclastic rocks partially exposed in mountains on the eastern margin of YNP, produces high-amplitude, positive magnetic

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Influence of solids hydrodynamics on local heat transfer from tube banks immersed in a gas fluidized bed  

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Fluidized bed combustion (FBC) has generated considerable interest as an efficient low-cost and non-polluting means of burning a variety of fuels. Despite the research and developmental efforts focused on FBC for more than three decades, the current state-of-the-art remains at a distance from the point where the combustor/boiler performance can be predicted with confidence. The high heat transfer rates and small internal temperature gradients as perceived from efficient mixing have yet to be fully realized. This is due largely to the multiplicity of variables involved in a fluidized bed combustor and the complexity of its hydrodynamics. Many empirical correlations for predicting heat transfer between a gas fluidized bed and the immersed internals have been proposed. They are based mainly on gross experimental observations with minimal attention to the mechanism of heat transfer due, at least in part, to the lack of systematic data on solids motion. Much useful insight can be obtained from a simultaneous determination of the local heat transfer rates from immersed internal structures and the associated hydrodynamics of the solid particles. Accordingly, in this study, the local mean heat transfer coefficients of horizontal internals simulating tube banks were measured for several locations in the bed along with measurements of the mean solids velocity and density distributions for a range of superficial gas velocities. The experiments were conducted in a 184 mm (7.25 in.) ID air fluidized bed with a horizontal in-line internal rod bundle of 16 mm (0.625 in.) OD with pitch-to-diameter ratio of 4 over a wide range of gas velocities. The results showed that the local heat transfer rates depend strongly on the flow pattern of solids induced by the bubble motion. The data confirmed the expectation that particle convection plays a major role in the mechanisms of heat transfer from immersed internals. 15 refs., 12 figs., 2 tabs.

Moslemian, D.; Chen, M.M.; Chao, B.T.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MESOSCALE MODELLING OF WIND ENERGY OVER NON-HOMOGENEOUS TERRAIN  

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MESOSCALE MODELLING OF WIND ENERGY OVER NON-HOMOGENEOUS TERRAIN (ReviewArticle) Y. MAHRER.1. OBSERVATIONALAPPROACHES Evaluations of wind energy based on wind observations (usually surface winds) at well, the resolution of the wind energy pattern throughout an extended area by this methodology requires a large number

Pielke, Roger A.

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Nathan Holmberg Modeling of Turbulent Water over Natural Terrain  

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Nathan Holmberg 2514355 1 Modeling of Turbulent Water over Natural Terrain Project Report Abstract of this project is to try to model flowing water in rivers, over waterfalls etc with the intent that the model can to represent certain effects, such as the motion of deep water waves to the exclusion of all else, to more

Goodman, James R.

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Stereo-Vision-Based Obstacle Avoidance in Rough Outdoor Terrain  

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on chemical or nuclear plants are only a few possible scenarios. Unmanned vehicles could patrol frontiers and powerful robot navigation system for rough and vegetated outdoor terrain. Vegetation in that context of natural disasters, large-scale accidents and terrorism. Fire infernos, hurricanes, air crashes and attacks

Berns, Karsten

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Learning, planning, and control for quadruped locomotion over challenging terrain  

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We present a control architecture for fast quadruped locomotion over rough terrain. We approach the problem by decomposing it into many sub-systems, in which we apply state-of-the-art learning, planning, optimization, and control techniques to achieve ... Keywords: Quadruped locomotion, ZMP optimization, floating base inverse dynamics, locomotion planning and control, template learning

Mrinal Kalakrishnan; Jonas Buchli; Peter Pastor; Michael Mistry; Stefan Schaal

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A wind tunnel boundary-layer simulation of wind flow over complex terrain: Effect of terrain and model construction  

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The report presents the results of a wind-tunnel study of the flow of the natural wind over complex terrain. A 1:4000 undistorted scale model of Gebbies Pass in the South Island of New Zealand was prepared and...

D. Neal; D. C. Stevenson; D. Lindley

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRODUCING SATELLITE-DERIVED IRRADIANCES IN COMPLEX ARID TERRAIN  

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ASES 2003, Austin TX and submitted for publication in Solar Energy ASES 2003, Austin TX and submitted for publication in Solar Energy PRODUCING SATELLITE-DERIVED IRRADIANCES IN COMPLEX ARID TERRAIN Richard Perez & Marek Kmiecik ASRC, the University at Albany 251 Fuller Rd. Albany, NY 12203 perez@asrc.cestm.albany.edu Pierre Ineichen, CUEPE, University of Geneva 7 Route de Drize 1227 Carouge, Switzerland Pierre.Ineichen@cuepe.unige.ch Marek Kmiecik, ASRC Kathleen Moore, IED 251 Fuller Rd. Albany, NY 12203 moore@iedat.com David Renne & Ray George NREL 1617 Cole Blvd. Golden, CO 80401 drenne / ray_george@nrel.nrel.gov ABSTRACT This paper describes a methodology to correct satellite- derived irradiances over complex terrain. The correction applies to satellite models using visible images from geostationary satellites. 1. DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT MODEL

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E-Print Network 3.0 - all terrain vehicles Sample Search Results  

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terrain vehicles Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: all terrain vehicles Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 EHS 2-14 December 2008 DEPARTMENT...

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Humans exploit the biomechanics of bipedal gait during visually guided walking over complex terrain  

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...complex terrain such as a rocky trail? Recent research...of human walking over flat, obstacle-free terrain...efficiency of human walking in flat, obstacle-free environments...complex terrain such as a rocky trail. In this study...efficiency of human walking in flat, obstacle-free environments...

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On-the-Fly Decompression and Rendering of Multiresolution Terrain  

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We present a streaming geometry compression codec for multiresolution, uniformly-gridded, triangular terrain patches that supports very fast decompression. Our method is based on linear prediction and residual coding for lossless compression of the full-resolution data. As simplified patches on coarser levels in the hierarchy already incur some data loss, we optionally allow further quantization for more lossy compression. The quantization levels are adaptive on a per-patch basis, while still permitting seamless, adaptive tessellations of the terrain. Our geometry compression on such a hierarchy achieves compression ratios of 3:1 to 12:1. Our scheme is not only suitable for fast decompression on the CPU, but also for parallel decoding on the GPU with peak throughput over 2 billion triangles per second. Each terrain patch is independently decompressed on the fly from a variable-rate bitstream by a GPU geometry program with no branches or conditionals. Thus we can store the geometry compressed on the GPU, reducing storage and bandwidth requirements throughout the system. In our rendering approach, only compressed bitstreams and the decoded height values in the view-dependent 'cut' are explicitly stored on the GPU. Normal vectors are computed in a streaming fashion, and remaining geometry and texture coordinates, as well as mesh connectivity, are shared and re-used for all patches. We demonstrate and evaluate our algorithms on a small prototype system in which all compressed geometry fits in the GPU memory and decompression occurs on the fly every rendering frame without any cache maintenance.

Lindstrom, P; Cohen, J D

2009-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Modelling the local climate in island environments: water balance applications  

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In small volcanic islands the local scale climate is influenced by the regional scale climate and by the orography and orientation of air masses movement over the islands. A model was developed in a GIS environment to generate local scale climate variables from those observed at the synoptic scale, from coastal weather stations. An advective submodel, based on the Foehn effect and assuming the conservation of mass and energy, computes local scale air temperature, relative humidity, clouds occurrence and precipitation. A radiative submodel, using information generated by the advective submodel, computes local scale global radiation. A rotational terrain model allows that computations be performed according to the direction of wind. Because the model works within a GIS, results concern the spatial distribution of all climatic variables on the island territory. Results of the validation of temperature, relative humidity, global radiation and rainfall are presented. For agro-meteorological purposes, an application of generated data to perform the sequential water balance is also analysed by comparing results from computations using simulated and observed data at a control weather station located at medium altitude. Results support assumptions utilised in the model and the further use of generated local climate fields for water management and environmental studies in small island environments.

Eduardo Brito de Azevedo; Lu??s Santos Pereira; Bernard Itier

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atmospheric studies in complex terrain: a planning guide for future studies  

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The objective of this study is to assist the US Department of Energy in Conducting its atmospheric studies in complex terrain (ASCOT0 by defining various complex terrain research systems and relating these options to specific landforms sites. This includes: (1) reviewing past meteorological and diffusion research on complex terrain; (2) relating specific terrain-induced airflow phenomena to specific landforms and time and space scales; (3) evaluating the technical difficulty of modeling and measuring terrain-induced airflow phenomena; and (4) avolving severdal research options and proposing candidate sites for continuing and expanding field and modeling work. To evolve research options using variable candidate sites, four areas were considered: site selection, terrain uniqueness and quantification, definition of research problems and research plans. 36 references, 111 figures, 20 tables.

Orgill, M.M.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain  

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The DOE Wind Program has issued a Notice of Intent for a funding opportunity, tentatively titled Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain.

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Active Ankle Response for a 2-D Biped Robot with Terrain Contact Sensing  

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Active Ankle Response for a 2-D Biped Robot with Terrain Contact Sensing By Francis Hitschmann Submitted to the graduate degree program in Mechanical Engineering and the Graduate Faculty of the University of Kansas School... certifies that this is the approved Version of the following thesis: Active Ankle Response for a 2-D Biped Robot with Terrain Contact Sensing Committee: Chairperson* Date Approved...

Hitschmann, Francis Lee

2009-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

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ADVANCED DIGITAL TERRAIN ANALYSIS USING ROUGNESS-DISSECTIVITY PARAMETERS IN GIS  

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1 ADVANCED DIGITAL TERRAIN ANALYSIS USING ROUGNESS-DISSECTIVITY PARAMETERS IN GIS Peter P. Siska is to develop new methods and procedures for terrain analyses within a GIS environment. The focus is to develop characteristics in one unified package and programmed in GIS using the ARC Macro Language (AML). The digital

Hung, I-Kuai

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Axel Mobility Platform for Steep Terrain Excursions and Sampling on Planetary Surfaces  

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results that demonstrated Axel's ability to traverse both flat and sloped rocky terrain including 90º crater promontories. With its actuated trailing link, Axel can operate on both flat and sloped terrains° rocky slope in the JPL Mars Yard #12;2 To be able to access and cache samples from such deposits, we

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Visual estimation of wheel sinkage for rough-terrain mobile robots  

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For mobile robots driving across natural terrains, it is critical that the dynamic effects occurring at the wheel-terrain interface be taken into account. One of the most prevalent of these effects is wheel sinkage. Wheels can sink to depths sufficient to prevent further motion, possibly leading to danger of entrapment. This paper presents an algorithm for visual estimation of sinkage. We call it the visual sinkage estimation (VSE) method. It assumes the presence of a monocular camera and an artificial pattern, attached to the wheel side, to determine the terrain contact angle. This paper also introduces an analytical model for wheel sinkage in deformable terrain based on terramechanics. To validate the VSE module, firstly, several tests are performed on a single-wheel test bed, under different operating conditions. Secondly, the effectiveness of the proposed approach is proved in real contexts, employing an all-terrain rover travelling on a sandy beach.

Giulio Reina; Annalisa Milella; Angelo Gentile

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanisms initiating deep convection over complex terrain during COPS.  

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Precipitating convection in a mountain region of moderate topography is investigated, with particular emphasis on its initiation in response to boundary-layer and mid- and upper-tropospheric forcing mechanisms. The data used in the study are from COPS (Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study) that took place in southwestern Germany and eastern France in the summer of 2007. It is found that the initiation of precipitating convection can be roughly classified as being due to either: (i) surface heating and low-level flow convergence; (ii) surface heating and moisture supply overcoming convective inhibition during latent and/or potential instability; or (iii) mid-tropospheric dynamical processes due to mesoscale convergence lines and forced mean vertical motion. These phenomena have to be adequately represented in models in order to improve quantitative precipitation forecast. Selected COPS cases are analyzed and classified into these initiation categories. Although only a subset of COPS data (mainly radiosondes, surface weather stations, radar and satellite data) are used here, it is shown that convective systems are captured in considerable detail by sensor synergy. Convergence lines were observed by Doppler radar in the location where deep convection is triggered several hours later. The results suggest that in many situations, observations of the location and timing of convergence lines will facilitate the nowcasting of convection. Further on, forecasting of the initiation of convection is significantly complicated if advection of potentially convective air masses over changing terrain features plays a major role. The passage of a frontal structure over the Vosges - Rhine valley - Black Forest orography was accompanied by an intermediate suppression of convection over the wide Rhine valley. Further downstream, an intensification of convection was observed over the Black Forest due to differential surface heating, a convergence line, and the flow generated by a gust front.

Kottmeier, C.; Kalthoff, N.; Barthlott, C.; Corsmeier, U.; Van Baelen, J.; Coulter, R.; Environmental Science Division; Inst. for Meteorology and Climate Research; Lab. de Meteorologie Physique; Inst. of Physics and Meteorology

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wind Regimes in Complex Terrain of the Great Valley of Eastern Tennessee  

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This research was designed to provide an understanding of physical wind mechanisms within the complex terrain of the Great Valley of Eastern Tennessee to assess the impacts of regional air flow with regard to synoptic and mesoscale weather changes, wind direction shifts, and air quality. Meteorological data from 2008 2009 were analyzed from 13 meteorological sites along with associated upper level data. Up to 15 ancillary sites were used for reference. Two-step complete linkage and K-means cluster analyses, synoptic weather studies, and ambient meteorological comparisons were performed to generate hourly wind classifications. These wind regimes revealed seasonal variations of underlying physical wind mechanisms (forced channeled, vertically coupled, pressure-driven, and thermally-driven winds). Synoptic and ambient meteorological analysis (mixing depth, pressure gradient, pressure gradient ratio, atmospheric and surface stability) suggested up to 93% accuracy for the clustered results. Probabilistic prediction schemes of wind flow and wind class change were developed through characterization of flow change data and wind class succession. Data analysis revealed that wind flow in the Great Valley was dominated by forced channeled winds (45 67%) and vertically coupled flow (22 38%). Down-valley pressure-driven and thermally-driven winds also played significant roles (0 17% and 2 20%, respectively), usually accompanied by convergent wind patterns (15 20%) and large wind direction shifts, especially in the Central/Upper Great Valley. The behavior of most wind regimes was associated with detectable pressure differences between the Lower and Upper Great Valley. Mixing depth and synoptic pressure gradients were significant contributors to wind pattern behavior. Up to 15 wind classes and 10 sub-classes were identified in the Central Great Valley with 67 joined classes for the Great Valley at-large. Two-thirds of Great Valley at-large flow was defined by 12 classes. Winds flowed on-axis only 40% of the time. The Great Smoky Mountains helped create down-valley pressure-driven winds, downslope mountain breezes, and divergent air flow. The Cumberland Mountains and Plateau were associated with wind speed reductions in the Central Great Valley, Emory Gap Flow, weak thermally-driven winds, and northwesterly down sloping. Ridge-and-valley terrain enhanced wind direction reversals, pressure-driven winds, as well as locally and regionally produced thermally-driven flow.

Birdwell, Kevin R [ORNL

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Parallel air temperature measurements at the KNMI-terrain in De Bilt (the Netherlands) May 2003 April 2005  

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measurements at the KNMI-terrain in De Bilt (the Netherlands) Page 2 #12;Interim report Page 3 Table measurements at the KNMI-terrain in De Bilt (the Netherlands) Page 4 Foreword From May 2003 through April 2005Parallel air temperature measurements at the KNMI-terrain in De Bilt (the Netherlands) May 2003

Stoffelen, Ad

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Producing Satellite-Derived Irradiances in Complex Arid Terrain | OpenEI  

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Producing Satellite-Derived Irradiances in Complex Arid Terrain Producing Satellite-Derived Irradiances in Complex Arid Terrain Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): This paper describes a methodology to correct satellite-derived irradiances over complex terrain. The correction applies to satellite models using visible images from geostationary satellites. (Purpose): Solar model documentation Source SUNY Albany Date Released June 26th, 2003 (11 years ago) Date Updated August 29th, 2003 (11 years ago) Keywords methodology solar SWERA UNEP validation Data application/pdf icon Download Report (pdf, 690.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 1999 - 2002 License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below Comment Please cite publication as follows: Perez, R., Ineichen, P., Moore, K., Kmiecik, M., Renné, D., and George, R. 2002.Producing Satellite-Derived Irradiances in Complex Arid Terrain. ASES 2003, Austin TX and submitted for publication in Solar Energy

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Adaptive dynamic locomotion of quadrupedal robots with semicircular feet on uneven terrain  

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This paper proposes an adaptive trajectory generation method for quadruped robots with semicircular feet to control body speed and heading, and to minimize power consumption on uneven terrain. The semicircular foot

Ohung Kwon; Sangdeok Park

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An implementation of terrain geomorphing in the vertex shader for synthetic planetary surfaces  

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The purpose of this research is to develop the three-dimensional models of planetary surfaces which can be used in the test environments for the Vision-Based Navigation Systems' (VBNS) terrain recognition and navigation ...

Colagiovanni, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilization of Specific Attenuation for Tropical Rainfall Estimation in Complex Terrain  

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To improve the accuracy of quantitative precipitation estimation (QPE) in complex terrain, a new rainfall rate estimation algorithm has been developed and applied on two C-band dual-polarization radars in Taiwan. In this algorithm, the specific ...

Yadong Wang; Pengfei Zhang; Alexander V. Ryzhkov; Jian Zhang; Pao-Liang Chang

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping textures on 3d terrains: a hybrid cellular automata approach  

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. I propose a method for generating textures for 3D terrains using various approaches - in particular, a hybrid approach that integrates the concepts of cellular automata, probabilistic distribution according to height and Wang tiles. I also look...

Sinvhal, Swapnil

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Terrain Perception for DEMO III P. Bellutta, R. Manduchi, L Matthies, K. Owens, A. Rankin  

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XUV in- cludes a LADAR, a radar, and color and infrared (FLIR) cameras (visible on the front and implementation of algorithms for terrain per- ception at JPL. Only passive sensors (color and FLIR cameras

Manduchi, Roberto

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Numerical study of wind energy characteristics over heterogeneous terrain Central Israel case study  

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A numerical mesoscale meteorological model has been applied over the heterogeneous terrain of central Israel in order to study wind energy characteristics of three typical synoptic situations. The supportive n...

Mordecay Segal; Ytzhaq Mahrer; Roger A. Pielke

1982-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identification of Health Risks in Workers Staying and Working on the Terrains Contaminated with Depleted Uranium  

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......the Terrains Contaminated with Depleted Uranium Snezana Milacic 1 * Jadranko...originated from ammunition containing depleted uranium (DU). The studied population...ionizing radiation. Health risks|Depleted uranium|Chromosome aberrations| J......

Snezana Milacic; Jadranko Simic

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Mesoscale Analysis Method for Surface Potential Temperature in Mountainous and Coastal Terrain  

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A technique is developed to anisotropically spread surface observations in steep valleys. The goal is to create an improved objective analysis for the lowest, terrain-following numerical weather prediction (NWP) model level in mountainous ...

Xingxiu Deng; Roland Stull

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geostatistical Mapping of Mountain Precipitation Incorporating Autosearched Effects of Terrain and Climatic Characteristics  

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Hydrologic and ecologic studies in mountainous terrain are sensitive to the temporal and spatial distribution of precipitation. In this study a geostatistical model, Auto-Searched Orographic and Atmospheric Effects Detrended Kriging (ASOADeK), is ...

Huade Guan; John L. Wilson; Oleg Makhnin

2005-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORIGINAL PAPER Effects of region, soil, land use, and terrain type on fuelwood  

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(sandy, sandy/loam, or rocky), land use (parkland agroforest or woodland), and terrain (flat, temporarily for Z. mauritiana, and on rocky soils for all species. Fuel- wood production of P. reticulatum

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Rough-terrain mobile robot planning and control with application to planetary exploration  

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Future planetary exploration missions will require mobile robots to perform difficult tasks in highly challenging terrain, with limited human supervision. Current motion planning and control algorithms are not well suited ...

Iagnemma, Karl David

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Double-stage genetic algorithm for wind farm layout optimization on complex terrains  

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This paper deals with the problem of optimal wind turbine micro siting on complex terrains. A realistic wind farm terrain can be very complex not only for the topography of the terrain but also for other factors. Such factors are the environmental impact of the wind farm the costs of land the costs of access roads wind turbine installation and maintenance costs the costs of electrical infrastructure etc. A grid-based wind farm model that takes all of these factors into consideration is proposed. For the purpose of an optimization algorithm a double-stage genetic algorithm is proposed. In the first stage the optimal micro-areas for wind turbine positioning are determined whereas the second stage defines precise optimal positions of wind turbine foundations. The double-stage genetic algorithm increases the accuracy of wind turbine positioning and decreases the dimensionality of the problem. The algorithm has been tested on a realistic wind farm terrain in Serbia.

Goran Dobri?

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Simple Model for Correcting Sodar and Lidar Errors in Complex Terrain  

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Ground-based sensing of wind profiles by sodars and lidars is becoming the standard for wind energy and other applications. However, there remain difficulties in complex terrain since the instruments sense wind components in spatially separated ...

Stuart Bradley

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum Locality?  

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Robert Griffiths has recently addressed, within the framework of a consistent quantum theory (CQT) that he has developed, the issue of whether, as is often claimed, quantum mechanics entails a need for faster-than-light transfers of information over long distances. He argues, on the basis of his examination of certain arguments that claim to demonstrate the existence of such nonlocal influences, that such influences do not exist. However, his examination was restricted mainly to hidden-variable-based arguments that include in their premises some essentially classical-physics-type assumptions that are fundamentally incompatible with the precepts of quantum physics. One cannot logically prove properties of a system by attributing to the system properties alien to that system. Hence Griffiths rejection of hidden-variable-based proofs is logically warranted. Griffiths mentions the existence of a certain alternative proof that does not involve hidden variables, and that uses only macroscopically described observable properties. He notes that he had examined in his book proofs of this general kind, and concluded that they provide no evidence for nonlocal influences. But he did not examine the particular proof that he cites. An examination of that particular proof by the method specified by his consistent quantum theory shows that the cited proof is valid within that restrictive framework. This necessary existence, within the consistent framework, of long range essentially instantaneous influences refutes the claim made by Griffiths that his consistent framework is superior to the orthodox quantum theory of von Neumann because it does not entail instantaneous influences. An added section responds to Griffiths reply, which cites a litany of ambiguities that seem to restrict, devastatingly, the scope of his CQT formalism, apparently to buttress his claim that my use of that formalism to validate the nonlocality theorem is flawed. But the vagaries that he cites do not upset the proof in question. It is show here in detail why the precise statement of this theorem justifies the specified application of CQT. It is also shown, in response to his challenge, why a putative proof of locality that he has proposed is not valid.

Stapp, Henry

2011-11-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Pettisville Local Schools | Open Energy Information  

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Pettisville Local Schools Pettisville Local Schools Jump to: navigation, search Name Pettisville Local Schools Facility Pettisville Local Schools Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Pettisville Local Schools Developer Pettisville Local Schools Energy Purchaser Pettisville Local Schools Location Wauseon OH Coordinates 41.52792917°, -84.22510743° 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":41.52792917,"lon":-84.22510743,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Influence of longitudinal isotope substitution on the thermal conductivity of carbon nanotubes: Results of nonequilibrium molecular dynamics and local density functional calculations  

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We report reverse nonequilibrium molecular dynamics calculations of the thermal conductivity of isotope substituted (10,10) carbon nanotubes (CNTs) at 300 K. {sup 12}C and {sup 14}C isotopes both at 50% content were arranged either randomly, in bands running parallel to the main axis of the CNTs or in bands perpendicular to this axis. It is found that the systems with randomly distributed isotopes yield significantly reduced thermal conductivity. In contrast, the systems where the isotopes are organized in patterns parallel to the CNTs axis feature no reduction in thermal conductivity when compared with the pure {sup 14}C system. Moreover, a reduction of approximately 30% is observed in the system with the bands of isotopes running perpendicular to the CNT axis. The computation of phonon dispersion curves in the local density approximation and classical densities of vibrational states reveal that the phonon structure of carbon nanotubes is conserved in the isotope substituted systems with the ordered patterns, yielding high thermal conductivities in spite of the mass heterogeneity. In order to complement our conclusions on the {sup 12}C-{sup 14}C mixtures, we computed the thermal conductivity of systems where the {sup 14}C isotope was turned into pseudo-atoms of 20 and 40 atomic mass units.

Leroy, Frdric, E-mail: f.leroy@theo.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de; Bhm, Michael C., E-mail: boehm@theo.chemie.tu-darmstadt.de [Eduard-Zintl-Institut fr Anorganische und Physikalische Chemie, Technische Universitt Darmstadt, D-64287 Darmstadt (Germany); Schulte, Joachim [Bruker Biospin GmbH, Silberstreifen, D-76287 Rheinstetten (Germany)] [Bruker Biospin GmbH, Silberstreifen, D-76287 Rheinstetten (Germany); Balasubramanian, Ganesh [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 (United States)] [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 (United States)

2014-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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The chaotic terrain of Elysium Planitia, Mars: a mapping and geomorphic analysis  

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in lowland depressions bounded by steep walls with arcuate fractures' [Sharp, 1973). By the end of the viking mission, chaotic terrain had been dis- covered in the Elysium and Chryse Plains. Since that time chaotic terrain has been closely examined... and Black, 1979; Carr, 1986; Carr, 1987]. The water may be stored as a large subsurface body of ice which is thickest at the poles, thinning toward the equator as a result of warming and increasing unstability of water in the atmosphere [Fanale, 1976...

Roberts, Sara Layne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling conically scanning lidar error in complex terrain with WAsP  

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the vertical wind speed W changes linearly with the downwind position x. This could crudely mimic the flow over to be homogeneous in order to deduce the horizontal wind speed. However, in mountainous or complex terrain this assumption is not valid implying an erroneous wind speed. The magnitude of this error is measured

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

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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

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Using Immersive 3D Terrain Models For Fusion Of UAV Surveillance Imagery  

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Using Immersive 3D Terrain Models For Fusion Of UAV Surveillance Imagery Sean Owens , Katia Sycara and Paul Scerri Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA Teams of small and micro UAVs a single operator to utilize data from several UAVs and interact with the data in a more natural and less

Scerri, Paul

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Dynamical Downscaling of Wind Speed in Complex Terrain Prone To Bora-Type Flows  

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The results of numerically modeled wind speed climate, a primary component of wind energy resource assessment in the complex terrain of Croatia, are given. For that purpose, dynamical downscaling of 10 yr (19922001) of the 40-yr ECMWF Re-Analysis ...

Kristian Horvath; Alica Baji?; Stjepan Ivatek-ahdan

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coupled Carbon/Water Fluxes in Complex Terrain, Water-Limited Forests Investigators  

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Coupled Carbon/Water Fluxes in Complex Terrain, Water-Limited Forests Investigators: Karen Humes of quantifying the magnitude, timing, distribution and coupling of carbon and water fluxes in mountainous forestlands. This includes one segment of the continuum of carbon and water flow from the "forest to the sea

Walden, Von P.

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MESOSCALE SIMULATION OF ATMOSPHERIC RESPONSE TO CHAOS TERRAIN FORMATION. , S.C.R. Rafkin2  

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(kite@berkeley.edu), 2 Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado associated with chaos terrain formation may mobilize sand and perhaps gravel, but not boulders. Model, momentum and moisture are parameter- ized using a Monin-Obukhov scheme. Boundary conditions: We flooded

Kite, Edwin

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Melt and collapse of buried water ice: An alternative hypothesis for the formation of chaotic terrains on Mars  

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Melt and collapse of buried water ice: An alternative hypothesis for the formation of chaotic: T. Spohn Keywords: Mars chaotic terrain heat flux outflow channel Chaotic terrains if these features can form by melting and collapse of buried water ice in a confined basin. 2D thermal modelling

Utrecht, Universiteit

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Local Cohomology  

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ian there is t(a) 2N :(. p. a)t(a) ...... ian local A-algebra (B;n) over a Noetherian local ring (A;m) such that for ...... Since in the above displayed sequence= R1,.

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Investigation of Microphysical Parameters within Winter and Summer Type Precipitation Events over Mountainous [Complex] Terrain  

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In this study we investigate complex terrain effects on precipitation with RAMS for both in winter and summer cases from a microphysical perspective. We consider a two dimensional east-west topographic cross section in New Mexico representative of the Jemez mountains on the west and the Sangre de Cristo mountains on the east. Located between these two ranges is the Rio Grande Valley. In these two dimensional experiments, variations in DSDs are considered to simulate total precipitation that closely duplicate observed precipitation.

Stalker, James R.; Bossert, James E.

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Transportation  

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Local Transportation. Transportation from the Airport to Hotel. There are two types of taxi companies that operate at the airport: special and regular taxis (

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IBEW Local 103 Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

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IBEW Local 103 Wind Farm IBEW Local 103 Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name IBEW Local 103 Wind Farm Facility IBEW Local 103 Sector Wind energy Facility Type Small Scale Wind Facility Status In Service Owner IBEW Local 103 Developer IBEW Local 103 Energy Purchaser IBEW Local 103 Location Dorchester MA Coordinates 42.3071°, -71.0331° 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":42.3071,"lon":-71.0331,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Saving the soil: AgriLife units work to improve traning terrain  

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quality of supply reservoirs. The revegetation project began in 2003, and project members started evaluating the addition of composted dairy manure to primary training areas as a management practice. Compost enhances soil quality and promotes...Saving the soil AgriLife units work to improve training terrain Story by Melanie Orth txH2O | pg. 9 Heavy tanks and armored vehicles that have continually rolled over the 67,000-acre West Range at Fort Hood for the past 60 years have...

Orth, Melanie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Saving the soil: AgriLife units work to improve training terrain  

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quality of supply reservoirs. The revegetation project began in 2003, and project members started evaluating the addition of composted dairy manure to primary training areas as a management practice. Compost enhances soil quality and promotes...Saving the soil AgriLife units work to improve training terrain Story by Melanie Orth txH2O | pg. 9 Heavy tanks and armored vehicles that have continually rolled over the 67,000-acre West Range at Fort Hood for the past 60 years have...

Orth, Melanie

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting volcanic resurfacing of heavily cratered terrain: Flooding simulations on the Moon using Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data  

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Abstract Early extrusive volcanism from mantle melting marks the transition from primary to secondary crust formation. Detection of secondary crust is often obscured by the high impact flux early in solar system history. To recognize the relationship between heavily cratered terrain and volcanic resurfacing, this study documents how volcanic resurfacing alters the impact cratering record and models the thickness, area, and volume of volcanic flood deposits. Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA) data are used to analyze three different regions of the lunar highlands: the Hertzsprung basin; a farside heavily cratered region; and the central highlands. Lunar mare emplacement style is assumed to be similar to that of terrestrial flood basalts, involving large volumes of material extruded from dike-fed fissures over relatively short periods of time. Thus, each region was flooded at 0.5km elevation intervals to simulate such volcanic flooding and to assess areal patterns, thickness, volumes, and emplacement history. These simulations show three primary stages of volcanic flooding: (1) Initial flooding is largely confined to individual craters and deposits are thick and localized; (2) basalt flows breach crater rim crests and are emplaced laterally between larger craters as thin widespread deposits; and (3) lateral spreading decreases in response to regional topographic variations and the deposits thicken and bury intermediate-sized and larger craters. Application of these techniques to the South Pole-Aitken basin shows that emplacement of ?1?2km of cryptomaria can potentially explain the paucity of craters 2064km in diameter on the floor of the basin relative to the distribution in the surrounding highlands.

Jennifer L. Whitten; James W. Head III

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The HelioMont method for assessing solar irradiance over complex terrain: Validation and improvements  

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Abstract This study evaluates the suitability of the method HelioMont, developed by MeteoSwiss, for estimating solar radiation from geostationary satellite data over the Alpine region. The algorithm accounts for the influence of topography, clouds, snow cover and the atmosphere on incoming solar radiation. The main error sources are investigated for both direct and diffuse solar radiation components by comparison with ground-based measurement taken at three sites, namely Bolzano (IT), Davos (CH) and Payerne (CH), encompassing different topographic conditions. The comparison shows that the method provides high accuracy of the yearly cycle: the Mean Absolute Bias (MAB) is below 5Wm?2 at the lowland station Payerne and below 12Wm?2 at the other two mountainous stations for the monthly averages of global and diffuse radiation. For diffuse radiation the MAB is in the range 1115Wm?2 for daily means and 3440Wm?2 for hourly means. It is found that the largest errors in diffuse and direct radiation components on shorter time scales occur during summer and for cloud-free days. In both Bolzano and Davos the errors for daily-mean diffuse radiation can exceed 50Wm?2 under such conditions. As HelioMont uses monthly climatological values of atmospheric aerosol characteristics, the effects of this approximation are investigated by simulating clear-sky solar radiation with the radiative transfer model (RTM) libRadtran using instantaneous aerosol measurements. Both ground-based and satellite-based data on aerosol optical properties and water vapor column amount are evaluated. When using daily atmospheric input the estimation of the hourly averages improves significantly and the mean error is reduced to 1020Wm?2. These results suggest the need for a more detailed characterization of the local-scale clear-sky atmospheric conditions for modeling solar radiation on daily and hourly time scales.

M. Castelli; R. Stckli; D. Zardi; A. Tetzlaff; J.E. Wagner; G. Belluardo; M. Zebisch; M. Petitta

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Information Local Information Local Information Welcome to Golden, Colorado, the location of the 2014 Electrical Safety Workshop. Visiting NREL The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has research facilities and offices at several locations in Golden, Colorado (near Boulder), and in Washington, D.C. In Golden, you'll find the NREL Education Center, along with many of our research laboratories and administrative offices. The National Wind Technology Center is a separate facility located about 5 miles south of Boulder. Read more » Transportation NREL is accessible via bus on the Regional Transportation District (RTD) Route 20 from Aurora and Denver. Route 20 travels along 20th Avenue and ends at the NREL Education Center. Visit the RTD Web site or call 303-299-6000 to plan your trip or for more

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New England Wind Forum: Determining Factors Influencing Wind Economics in  

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Determining Factors Influencing Wind Economics in New England Determining Factors Influencing Wind Economics in New England Figure 1: Installed Wind Project Costs by Region: 2003 through 2006 Projects Only New England's high land values, smaller land parcels, varied terrain, and more moderate wind speeds make for projects of smaller scale and higher unit cost than those likely to be built in Texas or the Great Plains states. Click on the graph to view a larger version. New England's high land values, smaller land parcels, varied terrain, and more moderate wind speeds make for projects of smaller scale and higher unit cost than those likely to be built in Texas or the Great Plains states. View a larger version of the graph. Figure 2: 2006 Project Capacity Factors by Region: 2002 through 2005 Projects Only The chart depicts project capacity factor by region. Click on the graph to view a larger version.

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Locally Led Conservation The Local Work Group  

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1 Locally Led Conservation & The Local Work Group Mark Habiger NRCS #12;2 What Is "Locally Led ­ 5. Implementing solutions ­ 6. Measuring their success #12;3 The Locally Led Principle Locally led-Economic Concerns · Program Identification · Stakeholder Commitment #12;6 Who Leads the Locally Led Effort? · Local

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Calibration, Terrain Reconstruction and Path Planning for a Planetary Exploration System  

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and localization of the rover. The lat- ter makes use of four Light Emitting Diodes on the rover payload cab

Pollefeys, Marc

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From Kovils to Devales: Patronage and "Influence" at Buddhist and Hindu Temples in Sri Lanka  

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evidence of South Indian influence and points out numerousrhetoric of South Indian influencehis point about theof South Indian presence, the moldings point to a local

Meegama, Sujatha Arundathi

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear tools for characterising radiological dispersion in complex terrain: evaluation of regulatory and emergency response models  

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Routine operations of a nuclear research reactor and its facilities offer opportunities for collection of rare environmental tracer datasets which can be used for atmospheric dispersion model evaluation studies. The HIFAR reactor near Sydney, Australia, routinely emits the radioactive noble gas 41Ar, and other radionuclides such as 133Xe and 135Xe are also emitted from nearby radiopharmaceutical production facilities. Despite extremely low emission levels of these gases, they are nevertheless detectable using state-of-the-art technology, and sensitive detectors have been placed at four locations in the surrounding region which features complex terrain. The high research potential of this unique dataset is illustrated in the current study, in which predictions from two atmospheric dispersion models used for emergency response are compared with 41Ar peak observations from the detector network under a range of stability conditions, and long-term integrated data is also compared with a routine impact assessment model.

Alastair G. Williams; Geoffrey H. Clark; Leisa Dyer; Richard Barton

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring and reconstruction of a chairlift midway station in creeping permafrost terrain, Grchen, Swiss Alps  

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The midway station of a chairlift located in the ski resort Grchen (Swiss Alps) was originally built in 1997 at 2453m ASL in alpine permafrost terrain. The chairlift conveys 300,000330,000 passengers every winter season and constitutes an important link between two cable cars in the ski area. In winter 19971998, it became evident that the terrain at the mid-way station was unstable: one of the two concrete foundations started to creep and settle rapidly and cracks formed in the structure. To investigate the properties of the ground, two 25m boreholes were drilled near the foundations and equipped with inclinometer casings and thermistors. The presence of permafrost with an exceptionally thick active layer and a 20-m talik containing water was confirmed. The horizontal and vertical deformation rates of the ground attained very high values between 2002 and 2003. As a consequence, and in the interest of the safety of the passengers, the original midway station had to be destroyed and a specially developed new station was built in 2003. The excavation trench was lined with insulating material in order to avoid thermal disturbance of the underlying permafrost by hydration heat. The new foundation consists of a concrete T-girder with three point bearings. Repositioning of the entire structure in response to creep is possible, due to the unique character of the structural bearings which can be raised or lowered using hydraulic cylinders and steel plates. The thermal regime of the entire structure, ground temperatures and slope movements continue to be monitored to determine the long-term evolution of the mid-way station.

M. Phillips; F. Ladner; M. Mller; U. Sambeth; J. Sorg; Ph. Teysseire

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, pages 447-452, 1997. Mobile Robot Self-Localization by Iconic Matching of Range Maps  

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Robot Self-Localization by Iconic Matching of Range Maps Clark F. Olson Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and missing data. Keywords: Mobile robot, self-localization, Hausdor distance, iconic matching, stereo vision of the robot in natural terrain using iconic matching techniques by comparing this range map computed

Olson, Clark F.

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Development of an Integrated Sensor System for Obstacle Detection and Terrain Evaluation for Application to Unmanned Ground  

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Development of an Integrated Sensor System for Obstacle Detection and Terrain Evaluation into a 2D space. The second obstacle detection sensor was a stereo vision system that was manufactured of the vehicle. Monocular cameras and vision processing algorithms were used as the second sensor system

Florida, University of

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Microscope maps the graphene terrain A. E. Curtin, W. G. Cullen, M. S. Fuhrer, (Maryland MRSEC DMR 0520471)  

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Microscope maps the graphene terrain A. E. Curtin, W. G. Cullen, M. S. Fuhrer, (Maryland MRSEC DMR in the electrical potential on the surface of graphene on silicon carbide, shown here as different colors. KPM identifies single layer graphene (SLG), bilayer graphene (BLG), and two types of interfacial layer (IL1

Shapiro, Benjamin

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Spotlight SAR interferometry for terrain elevation mapping and interferometric change detection  

SciTech Connect

In this report, we employ an approach quite different from any previous work; we show that a new methodology leads to a simpler and clearer understanding of the fundamental principles of SAR interferometry. This methodology also allows implementation of an important collection mode that has not been demonstrated to date. Specifically, we introduce the following six new concepts for the processing of interferometric SAR (INSAR) data: (1) processing using spotlight mode SAR imaging (allowing ultra-high resolution), as opposed to conventional strip-mapping techniques; (2) derivation of the collection geometry constraints required to avoid decorrelation effects in two-pass INSAR; (3) derivation of maximum likelihood estimators for phase difference and the change parameter employed in interferometric change detection (ICD); (4) processing for the two-pass case wherein the platform ground tracks make a large crossing angle; (5) a robust least-squares method for two-dimensional phase unwrapping formulated as a solution to Poisson`s equation, instead of using traditional path-following techniques; and (6) the existence of a simple linear scale factor that relates phase differences between two SAR images to terrain height. We show both theoretical analysis, as well as numerous examples that employ real SAR collections to demonstrate the innovations listed above.

Eichel, P.H.; Ghiglia, D.C.; Jakowatz, C.V. Jr. [and others

1996-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Groundwater favorability map using GIS multicriteria data analysis on crystalline terrain, So Paulo State, Brazil  

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Summary This paper presents the groundwater favorability mapping on a fractured terrain in the eastern portion of So Paulo State, Brazil. Remote sensing, airborne geophysical data, photogeologic interpretation, geologic and geomorphologic maps and geographic information system (GIS) techniques have been used. The results of cross-tabulation between these maps and well yield data allowed groundwater prospective parameters in a fractured-bedrock aquifer. These prospective parameters are the base for the favorability analysis whose principle is based on the knowledge-driven method. The multicriteria analysis (weighted linear combination) was carried out to give a groundwater favorability map, because the prospective parameters have different weights of importance and different classes of each parameter. The groundwater favorability map was tested by cross-tabulation with new well yield data and spring occurrence. The wells with the highest values of productivity, as well as all the springs occurrence are situated in the excellent and good favorability mapped areas. It shows good coherence between the prospective parameters and the well yield and the importance of GIS techniques for definition of target areas for detail study and wells location.

Vanessa Madrucci; Fabio Taioli; Carlos Csar de Arajo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of Small Scale Prognostic Air Pollution Modeling System in Highly Complex Terrain  

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In some areas of Slovenia air pollution is still a major problem due to ... local domestic heating and complex topography. PM10 pollution is a severe problem as there are ... , domestic heating, traffic and other...

Primo Mlakar; Botjan Grai?

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Power Inc | Open Energy Information  

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Power Inc Power Inc Jump to: navigation, search Name Local Power Inc Place Oakland, California Zip 94611 Sector Renewable Energy Product Creator of Community Choice Aggregation, which finances the aggregation of multiple renewable sources of energy within a community through multi-year bond financing and utility meter data access. Coordinates 37.805065°, -122.273024° 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":37.805065,"lon":-122.273024,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Role of Topography in Forcing Low-Level Jets in the Central United States during the 1993 Flood-Altered Terrain Simulations  

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Regional model sensitivity simulations in which the height of elevated terrain was reduced to explore simulated changes in features of the low-level jet (LLJ) are presented. Such an approach has not been reported, and it provides complementary ...

Zaitao Pan; Moti Segal; Raymond W. Arritt

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving an Accuracy of ANN-Based Mesoscale-Microscale Coupling Model by Data Categorization: With Application to Wind Forecast for Offshore and Complex Terrain Onshore Wind Farms  

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The ANN-based mesoscale-microscale coupling model forecasts wind speed and wind direction with high accuracy for wind parks located in complex terrain onshore, yet some weather regimes remains unresolved and f...

Alla Sapronova; Catherine Meissner

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Targeting Illegal Immigration: Local Ordinate Action  

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is adapted, but distinct from, a report on the topic prepared for the U.S. Congressional Research Service. Local Ordinances Targeting Illegal Immigration 1 Executive Summary It has been traditionally the federal government?s responsibility...,000 municipalities and 3,000 counties in the United States, only 21 localities have passed legislation addressing unauthorized immigration in the key areas thought to influence illegal immigration?housing and employment. These ordinances were all passed between...

Gunn, Emily; Moffitt, Jessica; Montemayor, Victoria; Riedel, Sarah; Smith, Bart; Weizel, Daniel

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Archbold Local Schools Wind Turbine | Open Energy Information  

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Archbold Local Schools Wind Turbine Archbold Local Schools Wind Turbine Jump to: navigation, search Name Archbold Local Schools Wind Turbine Facility Archbold Local Schools Wind Turbine Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Archbold Area Local Schools District Developer Archbold Area Local Schools District Energy Purchaser Archbold Area Local Schools District Location Archbold OH Coordinates 41.51543828°, -84.31605577° 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":41.51543828,"lon":-84.31605577,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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

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

Yicun Zhen; Fuqing Zhang

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives | Open Energy  

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Initiatives Initiatives Jump to: navigation, search Logo: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Name International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Address 401 Richmond St. Studio 417 Place Toronto, Ontario Year founded 1990 Phone number +1-647/728-4308 Website http://www.iclei.org/ Coordinates 43.6478956°, -79.3954806° 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":43.6478956,"lon":-79.3954806,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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INVESTIGATION OF A DYNAMIC POWER LINE RATING CONCEPT FOR IMPROVED WIND ENERGY INTEGRATION OVER COMPLEX TERRAIN  

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Dynamic Line Rating (DLR) is a smart grid technology that allows the rating of power line to be based on real-time conductor temperature dependent on local weather conditions. In current practice overhead power lines are generally given a conservative rating based on worst case weather conditions. Using historical weather data collected over a test bed area, we demonstrate there is often additional transmission capacity not being utilized with the current static rating practice. We investigate a new dynamic line rating methodology using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to determine wind conditions along transmission lines at dense intervals. Simulated results are used to determine conductor temperature by calculating the transient thermal response of the conductor under variable environmental conditions. In calculating the conductor temperature, we use both a calculation with steady-state assumption and a transient calculation. Under low wind conditions, steady-state assumption predicts higher conductor temperatures that could lead to curtailments, whereas transient calculations produce conductor temperatures that are significantly lower, implying the availability of additional transmission capacity.

Jake P. Gentle; Kurt S Myers; Tyler B Phillips; Inanc Senocak; Phil Anderson

2014-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Incentive-Based Policy for Vegetable-Agroforestry: a  

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Local Incentive-Based Policy for Vegetable-Agroforestry: a Local Incentive-Based Policy for Vegetable-Agroforestry: a locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to climate change Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Local Incentive-Based Policy for Vegetable-Agroforestry: a locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to climate change Agency/Company /Organization: World Agroforestry Centre Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture, Forestry Topics: Adaptation, Background analysis, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Guide/manual, Lessons learned/best practices Website: www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/sea/Publications/files/policybrief/PB0 Country: Philippines South-Eastern Asia Coordinates: 12.879721°, 121.774017° 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":12.879721,"lon":121.774017,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Evaluation of WRF predicted near hub-height winds and ramp events over a Pacific Northwest site with complex terrain  

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The WRF model version 3.3 is used to simulate near hub-height winds and power ramps utilizing three commonly used planetary boundary-layer (PBL) schemes: Mellor-Yamada-Janji? (MYJ), University of Washington (UW), and Yonsei University (YSU). The predicted winds have small mean biases compared with observations. Power ramps and step changes (changes within an hour) consistently show that the UW scheme performed better in predicting up ramps under stable conditions with higher prediction accuracy and capture rates. Both YSU and UW scheme show good performance predicting up- and down- ramps under unstable conditions with YSU being slightly better for ramp durations longer than an hour. MYJ is the most successful simulating down-ramps under stable conditions. The high wind speed and large shear associated with low-level jets are frequently associated with power ramps, and the biases in predicted low-level jet explain some of the shown differences in ramp predictions among different PBL schemes. Low-level jets were observed as low as ~200 m in altitude over the Columbia Basin Wind Energy Study (CBWES) site, located in an area of complex terrain. The shear, low-level peak wind speeds, as well as the height of maximum wind speed are not well predicted. Model simulations with 3 PBL schemes show the largest variability among them under stable conditions.

Yang, Qing; Berg, Larry K.; Pekour, Mikhail S.; Fast, Jerome D.; Newsom, Rob K.; Stoelinga, Mark; Finley, Cathy

2013-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Writhing Dynamics  

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We present an alternative local definition of the writhe of a self-avoiding closed loop which differs from the traditional non-local definition by an integer. When studying dynamics this difference is immaterial. We employ a formula due to Aldinger, Klapper and Tabor for the change in writhe and propose a set of local, link preserving dynamics in an attempt to unravel some puzzles about actin.

Randall D. Kamien

1997-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling SF{sub 6} plume dispersion in complex terrain and meteorology with a limited data set  

SciTech Connect

Early actions of emergency responders during hazardous material releases are intended to assess contamination and potential public exposure. As measurements are collected, an integration of model calculations and measurements can assist to better understand the situation. This study applied a high resolution version of the operational 3-D numerical models used by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to a limited meteorological and tracer data set to assist in the interpretation of the dispersion pattern on a 140 km scale. The data set was collected from a tracer release during the morning surface inversion and transition period in the complex terrain of the Snake River Plain near Idaho Falls, Idaho in November 1993 by the United States Air Force. Sensitivity studies were conducted to determine model input parameters that best represented the study environment. These studies showed that mixing and boundary layer heights, atmospheric stability, and rawinsonde data are the most important model input parameters affecting wind field generation and tracer dispersion. Numerical models and limited measurement data were used to interpret dispersion patterns through the use of data analysis, model input determination, and sensitivity studies. Comparison of the best-estimate calculation to measurement data showed that model results compared well with the aircraft data, but had moderate success with the few surface measurements taken. The moderate success of the surface measurement comparison, may be due to limited downward mixing of the tracer as a result of the model resolution determined by the domain size selected to study the overall plume dispersion. 8 refs., 40 figs., 7 tabs.

Schalk, W.W. III

1996-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local PM10 source apportionment for non-attainment areas in Slovakia  

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The method used for the PM10 source apportionment in 18 air quality management areas (AQMAs) in Slovakia is presented, as well as the results of the study. Local PM10 emissions include traffic emissions, local seasonal heating sources from residential housing, industrial and point sources, and fugitive sources. Mathematical modelling has been performed using CALPUFF model, driven by meteorological fields created by CALMET meteorological model. Domains ranged between 20-400 km in size, with the horizontal resolution of 200-500 m, depending on the complexity of the terrain. The results were post processed using multi linear statistical model, in order to account for the emission input uncertainties. In most AQMAs the major contributors are local heating using biomass burning (in winter) and road transport in both seasons, with high contribution from regional and transboundary transfer.

J. Krajčovičová; M. Kremler; J. Matejovičová

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Clean Area  

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There are three main development circumstances for the air cleaning methods: application in cleanroom alone, application as the local air cleaning ... cleaning bench) alone, and application both in cleanroom and ...

Zhonglin Xu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

On Local LYM Identities  

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The LYMinequality (Lubell, Yamamoto, Meshalkin) is a generalization of...normalized matching property (or local LYM inequality) are equivalent. Many contributions have been proposed to sharpen the LYM inequality....

Tran Dan Thu

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State and Local Incentives  

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

To help you make energy efficiency improvements in your commercial building, your state and/or local community might offer incentives or have special programs. See the following resources for more...

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Our Peculiar Motion Away from the Local Void  

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The peculiar velocity of the Local Group of galaxies manifested in the Cosmic Microwave Background dipole is found to decompose into three dominant components. The three components are clearly separated because they arise on distinct spatial scales and are fortuitously almost orthogonal in their influences. The nearest, which is distinguished by a velocity discontinuity at ~7 Mpc, arises from the evacuation of the Local Void. We lie in the Local Sheet that bounds the void. Random motions within the Local Sheet are small. Our Galaxy participates in the bulk motion of the Local Sheet away from the Local Void. The component of our motion on an intermediate scale is attributed to the Virgo Cluster and its surroundings, 17 Mpc away. The third and largest component is an attraction on scales larger than 3000 km/s and centered near the direction of the Centaurus Cluster. The amplitudes of the three components are 259, 185, and 455 km/s, respectively, adding collectively to 631 km/s in the reference frame of the Local Sheet. Taking the nearby influences into account causes the residual attributed to large scales to align with observed concentrations of distant galaxies and reduces somewhat the amplitude of motion attributed to their pull. On small scales, in addition to the motion of our Local Sheet away from the Local Void, the nearest adjacent filament, the Leo Spur, is seen to be moving in a direction that will lead to convergence with our filament. Finally, a good distance to an isolated galaxy within the Local Void reveals that this dwarf system has a motion of at least 230 km/s away from the void center. Given the velocities expected from gravitational instability theory in the standard cosmological paradigm, the distance to the center of the Local Void must be at least 23 Mpc from our position. The Local Void is large!

R. Brent Tully; Edward J. Shaya; Igor D. Karachentsev; Helene M. Courtois; Dale D. Kocevski; Luca Rizzi; Alan Peel

2007-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Sampling based on local bandwidth  

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The sampling of continuous-time signals based on local bandwidth is considered in this thesis. In an intuitive sense, local bandwidth refers to the rate at which a signal varies locally. One would expect that signals should ...

Wei, Dennis

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Safety Committee Engineering  

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Minutes Local Safety Committee Name of Committee Engineering Worksite Mailing Address & Postal Code J. Pannell ECE Support Engineer x Ken Jodrey E-Shops, for B. Wilson x * co-chairs Brad Hayes Safety, no report. Pending C. Safety Day Planning Committee Planning for Safety Days on Sept. 10 & 11 continues

Saskatchewan, University of

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Local Safety Committee Engineering  

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Minutes Local Safety Committee Name of Committee Engineering Worksite Mailing Address & Postal Code-Shops Tech x R. Dahlgren Safety Resources x L. Wilson (support) Dean's Office x D. Hart Safety Resources x T involving chemicals. C. Safety Day Planning Committee L. Roth reported that the schedule of speakers

Saskatchewan, University of

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Local microwave background radiation  

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An inquiry on a possible local origin for the Microwave Background Radiation is made. Thermal MBR photons are contained in a system called {\\it magnetic bottle} which is due to Earth magnetic field and solar wind particles, mostly electrons. Observational tests are anticipated.

Domingos Soares

2014-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

120

Loopholes in Bell Inequality Tests of Local Realism  

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Bell inequalities are intended to show that local realist theories cannot describe the world. A local realist theory is one where physical properties are defined prior to and independent of measurement, and no physical influence can propagate faster than the speed of light. Quantum-mechanical predictions for certain experiments violate the Bell inequality while a local realist theory cannot, and this shows that a local realist theory cannot give those quantum-mechanical predictions. However, because of unexpected circumstances or "loopholes" in available experiment tests, local realist theories can reproduce the data from these experiments. This paper reviews such loopholes, what effect they have on Bell inequality tests, and how to avoid them in experiment. Avoiding all these simultaneously in one experiment, usually called a "loophole-free" or "definitive" Bell test, remains an open task, but is very important for technological tasks such as device-independent security of quantum cryptography, and ultimately for our understanding of the world.

Jan-ke Larsson

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Visiting Fermilab - Local Accommodations  

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Local Accommodations Local Accommodations Aurora Fox Valley Inn 2450 North Farnsworth Avenue Aurora, Illinois (Approx. 4 miles from Fermilab Wilson Hall) Telephone: 630-851-2000 Baymont Inn & Suites 1585 Naperville-Wheaton Road Naperville, Illinois (Approx. 8 miles from Fermilab Wilson Hall) Telephone: 630-357-0022 Comfort Inn & Suites 1555 E. Fabyan Parkway Geneva, IL (Approx. 4 miles from Fermilab Wilson Hall) 630-208-8811 Courtyard by Marriott 1155 E. Diehl Road Naperville, Illinois (Approx. 8 miles from Fermilab Wilson Hall) Telephone: 630-505-0550 Extended Stay America (All rooms have kitchenettes) 1575 Bond Street (Route 59 & Diehl Road) Naperville, Illinois (Approx. 7 miles from Fermilab Wilson Hall) Telephone: 630-983-0000 Lisle Hilton 3303 Corporate West Drive Lisle, Illinois

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Enhanced local tomography  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Local tomography is enhanced to determine the location and value of a discontinuity between a first internal density of an object and a second density of a region within the object. A beam of radiation is directed in a predetermined pattern through the region of the object containing the discontinuity. Relative attenuation data of the beam is determined within the predetermined pattern having a first data component that includes attenuation data through the region. In a first method for evaluating the value of the discontinuity, the relative attenuation data is inputted to a local tomography function .function..sub..LAMBDA. to define the location S of the density discontinuity. The asymptotic behavior of .function..sub..LAMBDA. is determined in a neighborhood of S, and the value for the discontinuity is estimated from the asymptotic behavior of .function..sub..LAMBDA.. In a second method for evaluating the value of the discontinuity, a gradient value for a mollified local tomography function .gradient..function..sub..LAMBDA..epsilon. (x.sub.ij) is determined along the discontinuity; and the value of the jump of the density across the discontinuity curve (or surface) S is estimated from the gradient values.

Katsevich, Alexander J. (Los Alamos, NM); Ramm, Alexander G. (Manhattan, KS)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Measurement of flow field and local heat transfer distribution on a scraped heat exchanger crystalliser surface  

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Measurement of flow field and local heat transfer distribution on a scraped heat exchanger geometry the flow field influence on the local heat transfer distribution on an evenly cooled scraped heat loss heat loss to the surroundings stst stainless steel plate lc thermo-chromic liquid crystal

Boyer, Edmond

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Medial Axis Local Planner: Local Planning for Medial Axis Roadmaps  

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implemented this local planner and have tested it in 2D and 3D rigid body and 8D and 16D fixed base articulated linkage environments. We compare MALP with a straight-line local planner (SL), a typical local planer used in motion planning that interpolated...

Manavi, Kasra Mehron

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

125

Influence of ventilation arrangements on particle removal in industrial cleanrooms with various tool coverage  

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This paper aims to investigate the influence of comparative ventilation arrangements (wall-return, locally balanced ceiling-return, and four-way ceiling-return) on the airflow distribution and particle fates w...

Yun-Chun Tung; Shih-Cheng Hu; Tengfang Xu; Ren-Huei Wang

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Technical Potential for Local Distributed  

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the impact of high penetrations of solar PV on wholesale power markets (energy and capacity Technical Potential for Local Distributed Photovoltaics in California Preliminary.391.5100 www.ethree.com Technical Potential for Local Distributed Photovoltaics in California Preliminary

127

Generalized local emission tomography  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Emission tomography enables locations and values of internal isotope density distributions to be determined from radiation emitted from the whole object. In the method for locating the values of discontinuities, the intensities of radiation emitted from either the whole object or a region of the object containing the discontinuities are inputted to a local tomography function .function..sub..LAMBDA..sup.(.PHI.) to define the location S of the isotope density discontinuity. The asymptotic behavior of .function..sub..LAMBDA..sup.(.PHI.) is determined in a neighborhood of S, and the value for the discontinuity is estimated from the asymptotic behavior of .function..sub..LAMBDA..sup.(.PHI.) knowing pointwise values of the attenuation coefficient within the object. In the method for determining the location of the discontinuity, the intensities of radiation emitted from an object are inputted to a local tomography function .function..sub..LAMBDA..sup.(.PHI.) to define the location S of the density discontinuity and the location .GAMMA. of the attenuation coefficient discontinuity. Pointwise values of the attenuation coefficient within the object need not be known in this case.

Katsevich, Alexander J. (Los Alamos, NM)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Self-consistent treatment for strong localization of light in disordered dielectric superlattices  

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Using a self-consistent theory of localization, we investigate the criteria for the localization of electromagnetic waves propagating through a dielectric superlattice with weak disorder. It is shown by calculation that near the band edge the strong localization of photons indeed occurs, irrespective of the strength of the disorder. Diffusion in this system is found by considering the influence of Bragg reflection on the bare diffusion coefficient.

Jiang Qi and Tao Rui-bao

1991-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Local Option - Local Improvement Districts | Department of Energy  

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Local Option - Local Improvement Districts Local Option - Local Improvement Districts Local Option - Local Improvement Districts < Back Eligibility Commercial Industrial Multi-Family Residential Residential Program Info State Oregon Program Type PACE Financing Provider Oregon Department of Energy '''''Note: The Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA) issued a [http://www.fhfa.gov/webfiles/15884/PACESTMT7610.pdf statement] in July 2010 concerning the senior lien status associated with most PACE programs. In response to the FHFA statement, most local PACE programs have been suspended until further clarification is provided. ''''' Property-Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing effectively allows property owners to borrow money to pay for energy improvements. The amount borrowed is typically repaid via a special assessment on the property over a period

130

Stable local oscillator microcircuit.  

SciTech Connect

This report gives a description of the development of a Stable Local Oscillator (StaLO) Microcircuit. The StaLO accepts a 100MHz input signal and produces output signals at 1.2, 3.3, and 3.6 GHz. The circuit is built as a multi-chip module (MCM), since it makes use of integrated circuit technologies in silicon and lithium niobate as well as discrete passive components. The StaLO uses a comb generator followed by surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters. The comb generator creates a set of harmonic components of the 100MHz input signal. The SAW filters are narrow bandpass filters that are used to select the desired component and reject all others. The resulting circuit has very low sideband power levels and low phase noise (both less than -40dBc) that is limited primarily by the phase noise level of the input signal.

Brocato, Robert Wesley

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Role of local governments in promoting energy efficiency  

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An examination is made of the incentives which influence the decisions by local governments to adopt energy-efficiency programs, either unilaterally or in partnership with the Federal government. It is found that there is significant potential for improved energy efficiency in urban residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and that exploiting these opportunities is in the interest of both Federal and local governments. Unless there is a unique combination of strong local leadership, a tradition of resource management, and external energy shocks, communities are unlikely to realize this potential. Conflicting demands, traditional perceptions, and lack of funding pose a major barrier to a strong unilateral commitment by local governments. A Federal-local partnership built upon and complementary to existing efforts in areas such as housing, social welfare, and economic development offers an excellent opportunity to realize the inherent potential of local energy-efficiency programs. At the local level, energy is not perceived as an isolated issue, but one which is part of a number of problems arising from the continuing increase in energy prices.

Lee, H.

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman | Department  

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Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman July 30, 2010 - 10:51am Addthis Joshua DeLung Matthew Coapman sat behind a computer for six years after college, selling advertising space across the country for major brands. When his company starting shutting down, he wasn't defeated - he saw an opportunity to reinvent himself and help his community as well. Changing Charlotte "I realized the biggest need in our community was energy conservation in the places we live and work," says Coapman, now two years into starting his business - Energy Tight. "I knew it would take getting dirty to do it, but having an experience with customers where we can give them a combination of comfort and value in their homes makes it worth it."

133

Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman | Department  

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Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman Local Suppliers, Local Jobs: Sitting Down with Matthew Coapman July 30, 2010 - 10:51am Addthis Joshua DeLung Matthew Coapman sat behind a computer for six years after college, selling advertising space across the country for major brands. When his company starting shutting down, he wasn't defeated - he saw an opportunity to reinvent himself and help his community as well. Changing Charlotte "I realized the biggest need in our community was energy conservation in the places we live and work," says Coapman, now two years into starting his business - Energy Tight. "I knew it would take getting dirty to do it, but having an experience with customers where we can give them a combination of comfort and value in their homes makes it worth it."

134

Performing a local barrier operation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Performing a local barrier operation with parallel tasks executing on a compute node including, for each task: retrieving a present value of a counter; calculating, in dependence upon the present value of the counter and a total number of tasks performing the local barrier operation, a base value of the counter, the base value representing the counter's value prior to any task joining the local barrier; calculating, in dependence upon the base value and the total number of tasks performing the local barrier operation, a target value, the target value representing the counter's value when all tasks have joined the local barrier; joining the local barrier, including atomically incrementing the value of the counter; and repetitively, until the present value of the counter is no less than the target value of the counter: retrieving the present value of the counter and determining whether the present value equals the target value.

Archer, Charles J; Blocksome, Michael A; Ratterman, Joseph D; Smith, Brian E

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

135

Performing a local barrier operation  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Performing a local barrier operation with parallel tasks executing on a compute node including, for each task: retrieving a present value of a counter; calculating, in dependence upon the present value of the counter and a total number of tasks performing the local barrier operation, a base value, the base value representing the counter's value prior to any task joining the local barrier; calculating, in dependence upon the base value and the total number of tasks performing the local barrier operation, a target value of the counter, the target value representing the counter's value when all tasks have joined the local barrier; joining the local barrier, including atomically incrementing the value of the counter; and repetitively, until the present value of the counter is no less than the target value of the counter: retrieving the present value of the counter and determining whether the present value equals the target value.

Archer, Charles J; Blocksome, Michael A; Ratterman, Joseph D; Smith, Brian E

2014-03-04T23:59:59.000Z

136

Localization of eigenvalues with applications  

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LOCALIZATION OF EIGENVALUES WITH APPLICATIONS A Thesis by CHARLOTTE NYQUIST DE SPIEGEL Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 1975... Major Subject: Mathematics LOCALIZATION OP EIGENVALUES WITH APPLICATIONS A Thesis by CHARLOTTE NYQUIST DE SPIEGEL Approved as to style and content by: ca% (Head of Department) gr (Member (Memb a (g December 1975 AB STRACT Localization...

Spiegel, Charlotte Nyquist de

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Kampung Capacity Local Solutions for  

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to come from a mixture of locally managed small-scale hydroelectricity, biogas generators and accompanying productivity and development. Political attention often comes to these communities only when larger national a larger development agenda. We examine the local and large-scale energy service debate in villages (or

Kammen, Daniel M.

138

Large scale inhomogeneity and local dynamical friction  

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We investigate the effect of a density gradient on Chandrasekhar's dynamical friction formula based on the method of 2-body encounters in the local approximation. We apply these generalizations to the orbit evolution of satellite galaxies in Dark Matter haloes. We find from the analysis that the main influence occurs through a position-dependent maximum impact parameter in the Coulomb logarithm, which is determined by the local scale-length of the density distribution. We also show that for eccentric orbits the explicit dependence of the Coulomb logarithm on position yields significant differences for the standard homogeneous force. Including the velocity dependence of the Coulomb logarithm yields ambigous results. The orbital fits in the first few periods are further improved, but the deviations at later times are much larger. The additional force induced by the density gradient, the inhomogeneous force, is not antiparallel to the satellite motion and can exceed 10% of the homogeneous friction force in magnitude. However, due to the symmetry properties of the inhomogeneous force, there is a deformation and no secular effect on the orbit at the first order. Therefore the inhomogeneous force can be safely neglected for the orbital evolution of satellite galaxies. For the homogeneous force we compare numerical N-body calculations with semi-analytical orbits to determine quantitatively the accuracy of the generalized formulae of the Coulomb logarithm in the Chandresekhar approach. With the local scale-length as the maximum impact parameter we find a significant improvement of the orbital fits and a better interpretation of the quantitative value of the Coulomb logarithm.

A. Just; J. Penarrubia

2004-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

139

Localized defect modes in graphene  

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We study the properties of localized vibrational modes associated with structural defects in a sheet of graphene. For the examples of the Stone-Wales defects, one- and two-atom vacancies, many-atom linear vacancies, and adatoms in a honeycomb lattice, we demonstrate that the local defect modes are characterized by stable oscillations with the frequencies lying outside the linear frequency bands of an ideal graphene. In the frequency spectral density of thermal oscillations, such localized defect modes lead to the additional peaks from the right side of the frequency band of the ideal sheet of graphene, which indicate the presence of defects in the graphene flakes.

Alexander V. Savin and Yuri S. Kivshar

2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

140

Motion Compatibility for Indoor Localization  

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Indoor localization -- a device's ability to determine its location within an extended indoor environment -- is a fundamental enabling capability for mobile context-aware applications. Many proposed applications assume ...

Park, Jun-geun

2014-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

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141

Dynamical mechanism for non-locality in dense granular flows  

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The dynamical mechanism at the origin of the non-local rheology of dense granular flows is investigated trough discrete element simulations. We show that the influence of a shear band on the mechanical behavior of a distant zone is contained in the spatial variations observed in the network of granular contacts. Using a micro-rheology technique, we establish that the exponential responses hence obtained, do not proof the validity of a mechanical activation process as previously suggested, but stem from the spatial relaxation of the shear rate as a direct consequence of a macroscopic non-local constitutive relation. Finally, by direct visualization of the local relaxation processes, we dismiss the kinetic elasto-plastic picture, where a flow is conceived as a quasi-static sequence of localized plastic events interacting through the stress field. We therefore conclude in favor of the jamming scenario, where geometrical constrains lead to coherent non-affine displacements along floppy modes, inherently non-local.

M. Bouzid; M. Trulsson; P. Claudin; E. Clement; B. Andreotti

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

142

Local non-equilibrium thermodynamics  

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Local Shannon entropy lies at the heart of modern thermodynamics, with much discussion of trajectory-dependent entropy production. When taken at both boundaries of a process in phase space, it reproduces the second law of thermodynamics over a finite time interval for small scale systems. However, given that entropy is an ensemble property, it has never been clear how one can assign such a quantity locally. Given such a fundamental omission in our knowledge, we construct a new ensemble composed of trajectories reaching an individual microstate, and show that locally defined entropy, information, and free energy are properties of the ensemble, or trajectory-independent true thermodynamic potentials. We find that the Boltzmann-Gibbs distribution and Landauer's principle can be generalized naturally as properties of the ensemble, and that trajectory-free state functions of the ensemble govern the exact mechanism of non-equilibrium relaxation.

Jinwoo, Lee

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Adiabatic optimization without local minima  

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Several previous works have investigated the circumstances under which quantum adiabatic optimization algorithms can tunnel out of local energy minima that trap simulated annealing or other classical local search algorithms. Here we investigate the even more basic question of whether adiabatic optimization algorithms always succeed in polynomial time for trivial optimization problems in which there are no local energy minima other than the global minimum. Surprisingly, we find a counterexample in which the potential is a single basin on a graph, but the eigenvalue gap is exponentially small as a function of the number of vertices. In this counterexample, the ground state wavefunction consists of two "lobes" separated by a region of exponentially small amplitude. Conversely, we prove if the ground state wavefunction is single-peaked then the eigenvalue gap scales at worst as one over the square of the number of vertices.

Michael Jarret; Stephen P. Jordan

2014-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

144

Analysis of wind shear models and trends in different terrains M.L. Ray *, A.L. Rogers, and J.G. McGowan  

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.G. McGowan University of Massachusetts, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Renewable heights and strongly influences the cyclic loading on the turbine blades. For decades, academic and commercial researchers alike have worked on developing methods to obtain accurate wind shear profiles

Massachusetts at Amherst, University of

145

State and local economic development tools : how does the range of state-level economic development tools available to a locality influence the way local resources are deployed?  

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Patterns in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) expenditures for economic development in selected states were analyzed to explore whether differences in economic development tools, policies and programs available at ...

Piercy, Brett I. (Brett Ianthe)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

ARM - Lesson Plans: Estimating Local Sea Level  

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Lesson Plans Lesson Plans: Estimating Local Sea Level Objective The objective is to train students' skills in observing the local environment based upon the sea level...

147

Audio localization in the Automatic Cameraman  

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Design layout of the FPGA and MEMS microphone audio captureCameraman (TAC): Software Design 1.4 Audio Localization inTDOA Manifold Chapter 3 Audio Localization . . . . . . . . .

Ettinger, Evan Ira

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Weak Localization in Bilayer Graphene  

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We have performed the first experimental investigation of quantum interference corrections to the conductivity of a bilayer graphene structure. A negative magnetoresistancea signature of weak localizationis observed at different carrier densities, including the electroneutrality region. It is very different, however, from the weak localization in conventional two-dimensional systems. We show that it is controlled not only by the dephasing time, but also by different elastic processes that break the effective time-reversal symmetry and provide intervalley scattering.

R. V. Gorbachev; F. V. Tikhonenko; A. S. Mayorov; D. W. Horsell; A. K. Savchenko

2007-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

149

The Local Dimension of Energy  

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andinternationalexperience,severalbespokeenergystrategiesareidentified thathavesignificantpotentialtocontributetolocalenergydemandreductionandlower CO2emissions in theUK.The strategies identified include,CombinedHeatandPower with District Heating (CHP?DH), Energy from Waste Facilities (Ef... . Monitoring and managing own energy and carbon emissions. Implementation of energy efficiency schemes within local government buildings such as schools, halls and sporting facilities etc. Using CHP (Combined Heat and Power) to supply heat and power...

Kelly, Scott

2011-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

150

Localized Magnetic States in Graphene  

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We examine the conditions necessary for the presence of localized magnetic moments on adatoms with inner shell electrons in graphene. We show that the low density of states at the Dirac point, and the anomalous broadening of the adatom electronic level, lead to the formation of magnetic moments for arbitrarily small local charging energy. As a result, we obtain an anomalous scaling of the boundary separating magnetic and nonmagnetic states. We show that, unlike any other material, the formation of magnetic moments can be controlled by an electric field effect.

Bruno Uchoa; Valeri N. Kotov; N. M. R. Peres; A. H. Castro Neto

2008-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

151

Thermodynamics of local causal horizons  

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We propose an expression for the entropy density associated with the local causal horizons in any diffeomorphism-invariant theory of gravity. If the black-hole entropy of the theory satisfies the physical process version of the first law of thermodynamics, then our proposed entropy satisfies the Clausius relation. Thus, our study shows that the thermodynamic nature of the spacetime horizons is not restricted to the black holes; it also applies to the local causal horizons in the neighborhood of any point in the spacetime.

Arif Mohd and Sudipta Sarkar

2013-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

152

Local  

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license or copyright, see http:pop.aip.orgpopcopyright.jsp wave number does little smoothing. This situation has been studied in a limited fashion with the result that...

153

Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals: Getting Support from Local Leaders  

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

Power Point presentation from the Furthering your Local Governments Energy Efficiency Goals part 1 Getting Support From Local Leaders webcast.

154

Local Government in a Democracy  

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... "LOCAL assemblies of citizens constitute the strength of free peoples. Town meetings are to liberty what primary schools are to science ; they bring it with in the people's ... government but without the spirit of municipal institutions it can not have the spirit of liberty." This quotation from A. de Tocqueville's Democracy in America"with which Mr ...

1949-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

155

LOCAL COHOMOLOGY MODULES SUPPORTED AT ...  

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The sets Ugi = X \\Var(gi) form an affine open cover for U = X \\Var(I), so the double complex Q, with. Qp,q = Kq(?;D)?D Cp(g;R) is a local trivialization of dR(OU )...

2014-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

156

Localized cell death focuses mechanical forces during 3D patterning in a biofilm  

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...result of treatment with an...biological systems, including...self-organization through control over localized...sequencing and integrated into the chromosome...Mechanical control of tissue and organ...organogenesis in the plant shoot apical meristem...2008 ) Control of cell fate...Toxin-antitoxin systems influence biofilm...capacity, k, waste products, w...

Munehiro Asally; Mark Kittisopikul; Pau Ru; Yingjie Du; Zhenxing Hu; Tolga a?atay; Andra B. Robinson; Hongbing Lu; Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo; Grol M. Sel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Yield Enhancement of Digital Microfluidics-Based Biochips Using Space Redundancy and Local Reconfiguration*  

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Yield Enhancement of Digital Microfluidics-Based Biochips Using Space Redundancy and Local to avoid faulty elements. Digital microfluidics- based biochips are also amenable to redundancy-based yield. As microfluidics-based biochips become more complex, manufacturing yield will have significant influence

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

158

State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions  

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Technical Assistance Technical Assistance Resources Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions to someone by E-mail Share State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on Facebook Tweet about State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on Twitter Bookmark State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on Google Bookmark State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on Delicious Rank State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on Digg Find More places to share State and Local Solution Center: Financing Solutions on AddThis.com... Strategic Energy Planning Energy Policies & Programs Financing Financing Overview Financing Program Market Segments Energy Data Management Energy Technologies

159

Analysis of local elastic shear buckling of trapezoidal corrugated steel webs  

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Abstract The local elastic shear buckling strength of trapezoidal corrugated steel webs is investigated using finite element (FE) and theoretical analyses. The local elastic shear buckling strength is represented by the local elastic shear buckling coefficient, which is obtained from FE analysis. Although inelastic buckling will control the shear strength of most practical corrugated webs, the local elastic shear buckling coefficient is an important parameter in the shear strength calculation. This study shows that the fold width ratio, defined as the longitudinal fold width over the inclined fold width, has a significant influence on the local elastic shear buckling strength as the fold width ratio varies from 1.0 to 2.0. It is shown that the commonly-used local elastic shear buckling coefficient underestimates the local shear buckling strength by a considerable margin when the fold width ratio is greater than 1.0. It is also shown that the local elastic shear buckling coefficient is sensitive to the fold height-to-width aspect ratio, the fold width-to-thickness ratio, and the web corrugation angle, but is insensitive to the flange-thickness-to-web-thickness ratio when it varies from 5 to 15. Based on regression of FE analysis results, a formula is proposed to improve the calculation of the local shear buckling strength, in which parameters such as fold width ratio, fold aspect ratio, fold width-to-thickness ratio, and corrugation angle are taken into account.

Tong Guo; Richard Sause

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Project Profile: Forecasting and Influencing Technological Progress...  

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Forecasting and Influencing Technological Progress in Solar Energy Project Profile: Forecasting and Influencing Technological Progress in Solar Energy Logos of the University of...

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161

Chapter 52.1, Local Contract Clauses  

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2.1, Local Contract Clauses 2.1, Local Contract Clauses [Reference: FAR 52, DEAR 952] Overview This section addresses the use of local clauses in DOE solicitations and contracts, and provides model local clauses that Contracting Officers may use when drafting their contracts. Background A local clause is a solicitation provision or contract clause that is not prescribed by either the FAR or the DEAR and is developed by a local DOE office for use in solicitations issued and contracts awarded by that office. Local clauses can be used for the following kinds of subject matter: Administrative contract issues. Local DOE site practices and procedures that affect the contract. Local DOE office solicitation procedures. Practices and procedures that implement FAR and DEAR policies.

162

MHK Projects/Modeling the Physical and Biochemical Influence of Ocean  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Modeling the Physical and Biochemical Influence of Ocean Modeling the Physical and Biochemical Influence of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Plant Discharges into their Adjacent Waters < MHK Projects Jump to: navigation, search << Return to the MHK database homepage Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":5,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"500px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"File:Aquamarine-marker.png","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":21.9,"lon":158.75,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"http:\/\/prod-http-80-800498448.us-east-1.elb.amazonaws.com\/w\/images\/7\/74\/Aquamarine-marker.png","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

163

Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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th percentiles of daily wind speeds (vertical axis) largelyand warm SST. Mean vertical pro?les of wind speed from EPICspeed at the wind farm sites, since inversion strength is largely controlled by the vertical

Mansbach, David K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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means fall in greater windpower classes than does Palmcontrast, would only fall in windpower classes 1, 3, 2, and

Mansbach, David K

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Pedobiologia 51 (2007) 131--145 Influence of local illumination and plant  

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´a, Vicerrectori´a de Investigacio´n y Postgrado, Universidad de Panama´, Apartado 0824, Panama b Ecologi´a y 70803-1710, USA d Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Apartado 0843-03092, Balboa, Ancon, Panama City, Republic of Panama e Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Tungasletta 2, NO-7485 Trondheim

Basset, Yves

166

Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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Makarov, Y. , 2007: Wind Integration Issues and So- lutionsexpectations, and integration strategy for any wind powerwind climate and variability. Site design and operation, as well as market integration

Mansbach, David K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Minority influence on public organization change: Latinos and local education politics  

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a view of the bureaucracy grounded in the law. That is to say, they recognize the constitutional and representative parts of our system that many others forget, and assume that administrative power flows from elected officials to public agencies...). This differentiates the more recent work from the earlier politics/administration dichotomy because it acknowledges the preferences, goals and power of the bureaucrat. The public agent has its own values, its unique expertise, its ability to signal, and its...

Juenke, Eric

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

168

Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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maps showing locations of wind power conversion facilities,of US winds and wind power at 80 m derived fromEvaluation of global wind power. Journal of Geo- physical

Mansbach, David K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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700 hPa speed Sfc speed Bight-Great Basin Temp Edwards MAMMeridional SLP CA Bight-Great Basin temp Palm Springs SONCalifornia Bight and the Great Basin (Fig. 5.6). This

Mansbach, David K.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Cardiac Inflammation after Local Irradiation Is Influenced by the Kallikrein-Kinin System  

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...fibroblasts (14, 15 ). Brown Norway Katholiek (BN/Ka) rats are...BN/Ka and wild-type Brown Norway (BN) rats. Both clinical...X-ray beam. The films were energy independent and could be used...156-65. 16. Damas J .The brown Norway rats and the kinin system...

Vijayalakshmi Sridharan; Preeti Tripathi; Sunil K. Sharma; Eduardo G. Moros; Peter M. Corry; Benjamin J. Lieblong; Elena Kaschina; Thomas Unger; Christa Thne-Reineke; Martin Hauer-Jensen; and Marjan Boerma

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Influence of surface defects and local structure on oxygenate reaction pathways over metal oxide surfaces  

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Work during the last year (August 1991 to July 1992) has concentrated on completing the previously initiated studies of the surface chemistry of C{sub 1} oxygenates on particularly methanol SnO{sub 2}(110) and beginning studies of C{sub 2}oxygenate surface chemistry. During the remaining six months of the second budget period, the C{sub 2} studies will be continued.

Cox, D.F.

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synoptic and local influences on boundary layer processes, with an application to California wind power  

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corresponding to extreme winds for di?erent stations andin turn would lead to extreme downscaled wind speed changeextreme quintiles or more exacting classi?cations of wind

Mansbach, David K.

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Multiple Nuclear Localization Signals Mediate Nuclear Localization of the GATA Transcription Factor AreA  

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...Reserved. April 2014 research-article Articles Multiple Nuclear Localization Signals...multiple conserved nuclear localization signals...sequence was analyzed for nuclear localization signals using the PSORTII program (51), which identifies...

Cameron C. Hunter; Kendra S. Siebert; Damien J. Downes; Koon Ho Wong; Sara D. Kreutzberger; James A. Fraser; David F. Clarke; Michael J. Hynes; Meryl A. Davis; Richard B. Todd

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Multiple Nuclear Localization Signals Mediate Nuclear Localization of the GATA Transcription Factor AreA  

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...April 2014 research-article Articles Multiple Nuclear Localization Signals Mediate Nuclear Localization of the GATA Transcription Factor...Sequence analysis of AreA revealed multiple nuclear localization signals (NLSs), five putative...

Cameron C. Hunter; Kendra S. Siebert; Damien J. Downes; Koon Ho Wong; Sara D. Kreutzberger; James A. Fraser; David F. Clarke; Michael J. Hynes; Meryl A. Davis; Richard B. Todd

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The influence of a magnetic field on turbulent heat transfer of a high Prandtl number fluid  

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The influence of a magnetic field on turbulent heat transfer of a high Prandtl number fluid H magnetic field on the local and average heat transfer of an electrically conducting, turbulent fluid flow with high Prandtl number was studied experimentally. The mechanism of heat transfer modification due

Abdou, Mohamed

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Influence of Tissue Conductivity Inhomogeneity and Anisotropy on EEG/MEG based  

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source in the brain using a volume-conduction model of the head. The associated differential equations in the Human Brain #12;Die Deutsche Bibliothek - CIP-Einheitsaufnahme Wolters, Carsten Hermann: Influence of Tissue Conductivity Inhomogeneity and Anisotropy on EEG/MEG based Source Localization in the Human Brain

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Geological and Anthropogenic Factors Influencing Mercury Speciation in Mine  

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Geological and Anthropogenic Factors Influencing Mercury Speciation Geological and Anthropogenic Factors Influencing Mercury Speciation in Mine Wastes Christopher S. Kim,1 James J. Rytuba,2 Gordon E. Brown, Jr.3 1Department of Physical Sciences, Chapman University, Orange, CA 92866 2U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025 3Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 Introduction Figure 1. Dr. Christopher Kim collects a mine waste sample from the Oat Hill mercury mine in Northern California. The majority of mercury mine wastes at these sites are present as loose, unconsolidated piles, facilitating the transport of mercury-bearing material downstream into local watersheds. Mercury (Hg) is a naturally occurring element that poses considerable health risks to humans, primarily through the consumption of fish which

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Local Area Networks - Applications to Energy Management  

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LOCAL AREA NETWORKS - APPLICATIONS TO MERCY MANAGmNT Advanced BRUCE M. BAKKEN Software bfanager Micro Syatems Corporation Milwaukee, WI ABSTRACT One of the newest advances in computer technology is the Local Area Network. Its many...

Bakken, B. M.

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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State and Local Energy Assurance Planning  

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OE works closely with State and local governments on energy assurance issues. The office develops products and tools to inform and educate State and local officials to support their energy emergency response activities

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Local Coastal Programs | Open Energy Information  

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OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: Local Coastal ProgramsLegal Abstract California Local Coastal Programs, current through August 5, 2014....

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Local Algebraic K-Theory.  

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In this article we address the first part of the programme presented in \\cite{Teleman_arXiv_III}, \\S 2; we construct the local $K$- theory level of the index formula. Our construction is sufficiently general to encompass the algebra of pseudo-differential operators of order zero on smooth manifolds, elliptic pseudo-differential operators of order zero, their abstract symbol (see Introduction \\S 2.) and their local $K$- theory analytical and topological index classes, see \\cite{Teleman_arXiv_III}, \\S 5, Definition 5 and 6. Our definitions are sufficiently general to apply to exact sequences of singular integral operators, which are of interest in the case of the index theorem on Lipschitz and quasi-conformal manifolds, see \\cite{Teleman_IHES}, \\cite{Teleman_Acta}, \\cite{Donaldson_Sullivan}, \\cite{Connes_Sullivan_Teleman}. In this article we introduce localised algebras (Definition 3) $\\mathit{A}$ and in \\S 6 we define their local algebraic $K$-theory. A localised algebra $\\mathit{A}$ is an algebra in which a decreasing filtration by vector sub-spaces $\\mathit{A}_{\\mu}$ is introduced. The filtration $\\mathit{A}_{\\mu}$ induces a filtration on the space of matrices $\\mathbb{M}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$. Although we define solely $K^{loc}_{\\ast}(\\mathit{A})$ for $\\ast= 0, \\; 1$, we expect our construction could be extended in higher degrees. We stress that our construction of $K^{loc}_{0}(\\mathit{A})$ uses exclusively idempotent matrices and that the use of finite projective modules is totally avoided. (Idempotent matrices, rather than projective modules, contain less arbitrariness in the description of the $K_{0}$ classes and allow a better filtration control). The group $K^{loc}_{0}(\\mathit{A})$ is by definition the quotient space of the space of the Grothendieck completion of the space of idempotent matrices through three equivalence relations: -i) stabilisation $\\sim_{s}$, -2) local conjugation $\\sim_{l}$, {\\em and} -3) projective limit with respect to the filtration. By definition, the $K_{1}^{loc} (\\mathit{A})$ is the projective limit of the local $K_{1}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$ groups. The group $K_{1}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$ is by definition the quotient of $\\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$ modulo the equivalence relation generated by: -1) stabilisation $\\sim_{s}$, --2) local conjugation $\\sim_{l}$ and -3) $\\sim_{\\mathbb{O}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})}$, where $\\mathbb{O}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$ is the sub-module generated by elements of the form $ u \\oplus u^{-1} $, for any $u \\in \\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$. The class of any invertible element $u$ modulo conjugation (inner auto-morphisms) we call the Jordan canonical form of $u$. The local conjugation preserves the local Jordan canonical form of invertible elements. The equivalence relation $\\sim_{\\mathbb{O}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})}$ insures existence of opposite elements in $K_{1}(\\mathit{A}_{\\mu})$ and $K_{1}^{loc}(\\mathit{A})$. Our definition of $K^{loc}_{1}(\\mathit{A})$ does not use the commutator sub-group $[\\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A}), \\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A})]$ nor elementary matrices in its construction. We define short exact sequences of localised algebras. To get the corresponding (open) six terms exact sequence (Theorem 51) one has to take the tensor product of the expected six terms exact sequence by $\\mathbb{Z}[\\frac{1}{2}]$. We expect the factor $\\otimes_{\\mathbb{Z}[\\frac{1}{2}}]$ to have important consequences. Our work shows that the basic structure of $K_{1}$ resides in the {\\em additive} sub-group generated by elements of the form $u \\oplus u^{-1}$, $u \\in \\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A})$, rather than in the {\\em multiplicativ} commutator sub-group $[\\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A}), \\mathbb{GL}(\\mathit{A})]$. Even into the case of trivially filtered algebras, $\\mathit{A}_{\\mu} = \\mathit{A}$, for all $\\mu \\in \\mathbb{N}$, the introduced group $K^{loc}_{1}(\\mathit{A})$ should provide more information than the classical group $K_{1}(\\mathit{A})$.

Nicolae Teleman

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"Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals-- Part 1- Getting Support From Local Leaders "  

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DOEs technical assistance program webcast on furthering your local governments energy efficiency goals. This is part one, gaining support from local leaders.

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MULTISCALE ANALYSIS AND LOCALIZATION OF RANDOM OPERATORS  

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it was observed in light waves in an experiment conducted by Wiersma et al [WiBLR]. Anderson localization

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environmental health The Local Board of Health  

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environmental health The Local Board of Health Environmental Health Primer Second Edition #12;The Local Board of Health Environmental Health Primer Second Edition Author Carrie Hribar, MA Project Director � Public Health Policy National Association of Local Boards of Health Editor Mark Schultz, MEd

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Think Spring, Think Local... | Department of Energy  

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Think Spring, Think Local... Think Spring, Think Local... Think Spring, Think Local... April 25, 2013 - 11:15am Addthis Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design Eating locally grown produce is healthy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/CDH_Design Kristin Swineford Communication Specialist, Weatherization and Intergovernmental Programs How can I participate? Visit your local farmers' market or join a CSA to get your fruits and vegetables this summer. Are you getting excited thinking about how you plan to support your local economy, your larger environment and also your health this spring? I know I am! The nicer weather the eastern regions have been experiencing lately has got

186

Local Varying-Alpha Theories  

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In a recent paper we demonstrated how the simplest model for varying alpha may be interpreted as the effect of a dielectric material, generalized to be consistent with Lorentz invariance. Unlike normal dielectrics, such a medium cannot change the speed of light, and its dynamics obey a Klein-Gordon equation. This work immediately suggests an extension of the standard theory, even if we require compliance with Lorentz invariance. Instead of a wave equation, the dynamics may satisfy a local algebraic relation involving the permittivity and the properties of the electromagnetic field, in analogy with more conventional dielectric (but still preserving Lorentz invariance). We develop the formalism for such theories and investigate some phenomenological implications. The problem of the divergence of the classical self-energy can be solved, or at least softened, in this framework. Some interesting new cosmological solutions for the very early universe are found, including the possibility of a bounce, inflation and expansion with a loitering phase, all of which are induced by early variations in alpha.

John D. Barrow; Joao Magueijo

2014-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Global vs local Casimir effect  

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This paper continues the investigation of the Casimir effect with the use of the algebraic formulation of quantum field theory in the initial value setting. Basing on earlier papers by one of us (AH) we approximate the Dirichlet and Neumann boundary conditions by simple interaction models whose nonlocality in physical space is under strict control, but which at the same time are admissible from the point of view of algebraic restrictions imposed on models in the context of Casimir backreaction. The geometrical setting is that of the original parallel plates. By scaling our models and taking appropriate limit we approach the sharp boundary conditions in the limit. The global force is analyzed in that limit. One finds in Neumann case that although the sharp boundary interaction is recovered in the norm resolvent sense for each model considered, the total force per area depends substantially on its choice and diverges in the sharp boundary conditions limit. On the other hand the local energy density outside the interaction region, which in the limit includes any compact set outside the strict position of the plates, has a universal limit corresponding to sharp conditions. This is what one should expect in general, and the lack of this discrepancy in Dirichlet case is rather accidental. Our discussion pins down its precise origin: the difference in the order in which scaling limit and integration over the whole space is carried out.

Andrzej Herdegen; Mariusz Stopa

2010-07-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Carrier localization in gallium nitride  

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In wide bandgap GaN, a large number of interesting and important scientific questions remain to be answered. For example, the large free electron concentration reaching 10{sup 19} to 10{sup 20} cm{sup - 3} in nominally undoped material are ascribed to intrinsic defects because no chemical impurity has been found at such high concentrations. According to theoretical models, a nitrogen vacancy acts as a donor but its formation energy is very large in n-type materials, making this suggestion controversial. We have investigated the nature of this yet unidentified donor at large hydrostatic pressure. Results from infrared reflection and Raman scattering indicate strong evidence for localization of free carriers by large pressures. The carrier density is drastically decreased by two orders of magnitude between 20 and 30 GPa. Several techniques provide independent evidence for results in earlier reports and present the first quantitative analysis. A possible interpretation of this effect in terms of the resonant donor level is presented.

Wetzel, C. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States)][California Univ., Berkeley, CA (United States); Walukiewicz, W. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States); Haller, E.E. [Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., CA (United States)][California Univ., Berkeley, CA (United States)] [and others

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Technical Assistance Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Energy...  

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& Local Solution Center Technical Assistance Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Energy Programs Technical Assistance Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Energy Programs...

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Local droplet etching Nanoholes, quantum dots, and air-gap heterostructures  

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Local droplet etching (LDE) allows the self-organized generation of nanoholes in semiconductor surfaces and is fully compatible with molecular beam epitaxy (MBE). The influence of the process parameters as well as of droplet and substrate materials on the LDE nanohole morphology is discussed. Furthermore, recent applications of LDE, the fabrication of quantum dots by hole filling and the creation of air-gap heterostructures are addressed.

Heyn, Ch.; Sonnenberg, D.; Graf, A.; Kerbst, J.; Stemmann, A.; Hansen, W. [Institute of Applied Physics, University of Hamburg, Jungiusstr. 11, 20355 Hamburg (Germany)

2014-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Influence Modeling on Smartphone Usage  

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This paper presents a probabilistic influence model for smartphone usage; it applies a latent group model to social influence. The probabilistic model is built on the assumption that a time series of students...

Masaji Katagiri; Minoru Etoh

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Factors influencing Cryptosporidium testing in Connecticut.  

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...influencing Cryptosporidium testing in Connecticut CL Roberts C Morin DG Addiss SP Wahlquist...Cryptosporidium oocysts in stool samples, Connecticut laboratories were surveyed. Different...influencing Cryptosporidium testing in Connecticut. | To describe patterns of testing...

C L Roberts; C Morin; D G Addiss; S P Wahlquist; P A Mshar; J L Hadler

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust and distributed range-free localization using anchor nodes with varying communication range for three dimensional wireless sensor networks  

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Localization of the nodes in a sensor network is a premier activity which influences the performance of the network. The data collected by a sensor node may become useless if the location of that node is not known. Sensor networks are mostly deployed ...

Manas Kumar Mishra; M. M. Gore

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamical Localization in Kicked Quantum Rotors  

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The periodically $\\delta$-kicked quantum linear rotor is known to experience non-classical bounded energy growth due to quantum dynamical localization in angular momentum space. We study the effect of random deviations of the kick period in simulations and experiments. This breaks the energy and angular momentum localization and increases the rotational alignment, which is the analog of the onset of Anderson localization in 1-D chains.

Kamalov, Andrei; Bucksbaum, Philip H

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Option - Special Districts | Department of Energy  

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Local Option - Special Districts Local Option - Special Districts Local Option - Special Districts < Back Eligibility Commercial Residential Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Cooling Sealing Your Home Ventilation Construction Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Windows, Doors, & Skylights Bioenergy Solar Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Heating Wind Program Info State Florida Program Type PACE Financing '''''Note: The Federal Housing Financing Agency (FHFA) issued a [http://www.fhfa.gov/webfiles/15884/PACESTMT7610.pdf statement] in July 2010 concerning the senior lien status associated with most PACE programs. In response to the FHFA statement, most local PACE programs have been

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Local gauge invariance of free fields  

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It is noted that, in contrast to widespread believes, free fields do not only allow for global, but also for local gauge invariance.

Bernd A. Berg

2012-06-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Rank Reduction for the Local Consistency Problem  

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We address the problem of how simple a solution can be for a given quantum local consistency instance. More specifically, we investigate how small the rank of the global density operator can be if the local constraints are known to be compatible. We prove that any compatible local density operators can be satisfied by a low rank global density operator. Then we study both fermionic and bosonic versions of the N-representability problem as applications. After applying the channel-state duality, we prove that any compatible local channels can be obtained through a global quantum channel with small Kraus rank.

Jianxin Chen; Zhengfeng Ji; Alexander Klyachko; David W. Kribs; Bei Zeng

2012-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Linear Learned Image Processing Pipeline  

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The local linear learned (L3) algorithm is presented that simultaneously performs the demosaicking, denoising, and color transform calculations of an image processing pipeline for a...

Lansel, Steven; Wandell, Brian

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Local Option- Property Tax Exemption for Solar  

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Virginia allows any county, city or town to exempt or partially exempt solar energy equipment or recycling equipment from local property taxes. Residential, commercial or industrial property is...

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Segmented Nanowires Displaying Locally Controllable Properties...  

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optical properties of the segmented nanowires are exploited to form electronic and optoelectronic devices. Benefits This method offers a means to control the local electronic and...

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Help local children get new shoes  

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Help Local Children Get New Shoes Community Connections: Your link to news and opportunities from Los Alamos National Laboratory Latest Issue: Dec. 2014 - Jan. 2015 All Issues ...

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Local Policy Networks and Agricultural Watershed Management  

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Local Policy Networks and Agricultural Watershed Management Mark Lubell University of California of networks in promoting cooperation (Bosch, Cook, and Fuglie 1995; Lubell et al. 2002; Marshall 2005

Lubell, Mark

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Recovery Act: Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives  

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These emergency preparedness plans, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will help ensure local governments can recover and restore power quickly following any energy supply disruptions.

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Local Generation Limited | Open Energy Information  

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Generation Limited Place: United Kingdom Sector: Biomass Product: UK-based biomass firm developing anaerobic digestion plants. References: Local Generation Limited1 This article...

205

Social influence modeling on smartphone usage  

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This paper presents a probabilistic influence model for smartphone usage; it applies a latent group model to social influence. The probabilistic model is built on the assumption that a time series of students' application downloads and activations can ... Keywords: NMF, behavior prediction, latent structure analysis, matrix factorization, mobile application, recommendation, user influence

Masaji Katagiri; Minoru Etoh

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2, 605637, 2005 Influence of solar  

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HESSD 2, 605­637, 2005 Influence of solar activity on hydrological processes J. P´erez-Peraza et al Sciences Discussions Influence of solar activity on hydrological processes J. P´erez-Peraza 1 , A. Leyva;HESSD 2, 605­637, 2005 Influence of solar activity on hydrological processes J. P´erez-Peraza et al

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Target localization and real-time tracking using the Calypso 4D localization system in patients with localized prostate cancer  

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Purpose: The Calypso 4D Localization System is being developed to provide accurate, precise, objective, and continuous target localization during radiotherapy. This study involves the first human use of the system, to evaluate the localization accuracy of this technique compared with radiographic localization and to assess its ability to obtain real-time prostate-motion information. Methods and Materials: Three transponders were implanted in each of 20 patients. Eleven eligible patients of the 20 patients participated in a study arm that compared radiographic triangulated transponder locations to electromagnetically recorded transponder locations. Transponders were tracked for 8-min periods. Results: The implantations were all successful, with no major complications. Intertransponder distances were largely stable. Comparison of the patient localization on the basis of transponder locations as per the Calypso system with the radiographic transponder localization showed an average ({+-}SD) 3D difference of 1.5 {+-} 0.9 mm. Upon tracking during 8 min, 2 of the 11 patients showed significant organ motion (>1 cm), with some motion lasting longer that 1 min. Conclusion: Calypso transponders can be used as magnetic intraprostatic fiducials. Clinical evaluation of this novel 4D nonionizing electromagnetic localization system with transponders indicates a comparable localization accuracy to isocenter (within 2 mm) compared with X-ray localiza0010ti.

Willoughby, Twyla R. [Department of Radiation Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando, FL (United States); Kupelian, Patrick A. [Department of Radiation Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando, FL (United States)]. E-mail: patrick.kupelian@orhs.org; Pouliot, Jean [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA (United States); Shinohara, Katsuto [Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA (United States); Aubin, Michelle [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA (United States); Roach, Mack [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of California, San Francisco, CA (United States); Skrumeda, Lisa L. [Calypso Medical Technologies, Seattle, WA (United States); Balter, James M. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USADepartment of (United States); Litzenberg, Dale W. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States); Hadley, Scott W. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States); Wei, John T. [Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States); Sandler, Howard M. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable urban transportation: impact of CO2 mitigation strategies on local pollutants  

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This paper assesses CO2 mitigation strategies in Delhi and Mumbai against the dynamics of local pollutants. After testing against techno-economic feasibility, compressed natural gas (CNG) technology, four-stroke two-wheelers and battery-operated vehicles (BOV) were selected as candidate options for Mumbai and Delhi. Multiple constrained optimisation for finding out the optimal mix of vehicles to meet the travel demand under the business-as-usual scenario for the period of CO2 mitigation targets of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25% resulted in reduced stock of diesel and petrol vehicles, with the reduction spanning over different points of the above time period. In the case of Mumbai, battery-operated three-wheelers dominated the vehicular mix, with the share of CNG vehicles remaining at a standard level. CO2 reduction targets did not influence the CNG option significantly. CO2 mitigation influenced the dynamics of local pollutants considerably in both Delhi and Mumbai. In Delhi, TSP and SOx reduction levels against the CO2 mitigation target were found to be significant. In Mumbai, the percentage reduction in local pollution (TSP in particular) was higher than the target CO2 reduction. Local pollutants other than TSP and SOx showed an increasing trend against the CO2 mitigation strategies in Delhi. In the case of Mumbai, all non-target pollutants showed a falling trend against the CO2 mitigation strategies, though insignificantly for pollutants other than TSP and SOx.

Sudhakar Yedla; Jyoti K. Parikh; Ram M. Shrestha

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies  

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Residential Price - Local Distribution Companies Residential Price - Marketers Residential % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Average Commercial Price Commercial Price - Local Distribution Companies Commerical Price - Marketers Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Period: Residential Price - Local Distribution Companies Residential Price - Marketers Residential % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Average Commercial Price Commercial Price - Local Distribution Companies Commerical Price - Marketers Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Period: Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Show Data By: Data Series Area 2006 2010 2011 2012 View History District of Columbia 19.95 16.4 2006-2010 Florida 43.91 40.2 2006-2010 Georgia 20.63 18.3 17.8 17.4 2006-2012 Maryland 30.42 28.9 2006-2010 Michigan 63.99 55.8 2006-2010 New York 49.39 37.2 36.7 33.6 2006-2012 Ohio 35.13 20.6 17.9 13.2 2006-2012

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Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies  

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Residential Price - Local Distribution Companies Residential Price - Marketers Residential % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Average Commercial Price Commercial Price - Local Distribution Companies Commerical Price - Marketers Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Period: Residential Price - Local Distribution Companies Residential Price - Marketers Residential % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Average Commercial Price Commercial Price - Local Distribution Companies Commerical Price - Marketers Commercial % Sold by Local Distribution Companies Period: Annual Download Series History Download Series History Definitions, Sources & Notes Definitions, Sources & Notes Show Data By: Data Series Area 2006 2010 2011 2012 View History District of Columbia 19.95 16.4 2006-2010 Florida 43.91 40.2 2006-2010 Georgia 20.63 18.3 17.8 17.4 2006-2012 Maryland 30.42 28.9 2006-2010 Michigan 63.99 55.8 2006-2010 New York 49.39 37.2 36.7 33.6 2006-2012 Ohio 35.13 20.6 17.9 13.2 2006-2012

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Contributed Paper Biodiversity Conservation in Local Planning  

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Contributed Paper Biodiversity Conservation in Local Planning JAMES R. MILLER, MARTHA GROOM-use policy is increasingly being recognized as fundamental to biodiversity conservation in the United States to support the conservation of biodiversity at local scales. Yet little is known about the pervasiveness

Miller, James R.

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California's Transition To Local Renewable Energy  

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California's Transition To Local Renewable Energy: 12,000 Megawatts By 2020 A Report. #12;California's Transition To Local Renewable Energy: 12,000 Megawatts By 2020 A Report & the Environment. Photos are courtesy of: UCLA Luskin Center, Troy McClure, etgeek, Doug Caribb, Solar

Kammen, Daniel M.

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SPLITTING (CP x CP) LOCALIZED AT 2  

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......Press September 1988 research-article Articles SPLITTING (CP CP ) LOCALIZED AT 2 PETER J. ECCLES WILLIAM P. R. MITCHELL...namely the splitting of the 2-localization of the space 2(CP" x CP") into a bouquet of spaces. This is a particularly......

PETER J. ECCLES; WILLIAM P. R. MITCHELL

1988-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Natural geometric representation for electron local observables  

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An existence of the quartic identities for the electron local observables that define orthogonality relations for the 3D quantities quadratic in the electron observables is found. It is shown that the joint solution of the quartic and bilinear identities for the electron observables defines a unique natural representation of the observables. In the natural representation the vector type electron local observables have well-defined fixed positions with respect to a local 3D orthogonal reference frame. It is shown that the natural representation of the electron local observables can be defined in six different forms depending on a choice of the orthogonal unit vectors. The natural representation is used to determine the functional dependence of the electron wave functions on the local observables valid for any shape of the electron wave packet. -- Highlights: Quartic identities that define the orthogonality relations for the electron local observables are found. Joint solution of quartic and bilinear identities defines a unique natural representation of the electron local observables. Functional dependence of the electron wave functions on the electron local observables is determined.

Minogin, V.G., E-mail: minogin@isan.troitsk.ru

2014-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Locally accessible information and distillation of entanglement  

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A different type of complementarity relation is found between locally accessible information and final average entanglement for a given ensemble. It is also shown that in some well-known distillation protocols, this complementary relation is optimally satisfied. We discuss the interesting trade-off between locally accessible information and distillable entanglement for some states.

Ghosh, Sibasish [Department of Computer Science, University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 (United Kingdom); Joag, Pramod [Department of Physics, University of Pune, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007 (India); Kar, Guruprasad; Kunkri, Samir [Physics and Applied Mathematics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203, B.T. Road, Kolkata 700 108 (India); Roy, Anirban [Institute of Mathematical Sciences, CIT Campus, Taramani, Chennai 600 113 (India)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LOCAL DECOUPLING IN THE LHC INTERACTION REGIONS  

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Local decoupling is a technique to correct coupling locally and operationally, that is, without a priori knowledge of the underlying skew quadrupole errors. The method is explained and applied to the correction of coupling in the interaction regions of the LHC at collision.

PILAT,F.

1999-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Localities and their natural gas : stories of problem diffusion, state preemption, and local government capacity  

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The rapid rise of oil and gas production in the United States poses a new set of policy challenges for local governments. Striving to balance the goals of encouraging economic growth and mitigating its side effects, local ...

Agatstein, Jessica C

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Furthering Your Local Governments' Energy Efficiency Goals-- Part 1- Getting Support From Local Leaders  

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

An overview of some of the best practices for gaining support for energy efficiency projects from your local leaders , key data points and other items of interest that local leaders might look for when approached about supporting energy efficiency projects..

219

Global-local Structural Optimization Using Response Surfaces of Local Optimization Margins  

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1 Global-local Structural Optimization Using Response Surfaces of Local Optimization Margins Boyang optimization problems. First, a large number of component optimizations for maximization of margins are performed. Response surface approximations (RSA) for maximum margins of component optimization

Neumaier, Arnold

220

Local density profiles in thin films and multilayers from diffuse x-ray and neutron scattering  

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We develop a technique to determine local density profiles in conformally rough thin films and multilayers for which conventional reflectometry does not work. The main idea is to integrate the total scattered intensity for a given vertical momentum transfer over the parallel momentum transfer. Probing Fourier space globally results in a local probe in real space and the integrated intensity is proportional to the local reflectivity of the surface. We also discuss the influence of a finite range of integration as well as sample inhomogeneities, such as nonconformity of the roughness. This technique is limited to situations where the kinematic Born approximation is sufficient to describe the scattering process. However, in certain cases, the technique can be used in the vicinity of the critical angle of total external reflection as well.

Rauscher, M.; Reichert, H.; Engemann, S.; Dosch, H. [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Metallforschung, Heisenbergstrasse 3, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany); and Institut fuer Theoretische und Angewandte Physik, Universitaet Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart (Germany)

2005-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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221

Regional And Local Trends In Helium Isotopes, Basin And Range Province,  

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And Local Trends In Helium Isotopes, Basin And Range Province, And Local Trends In Helium Isotopes, Basin And Range Province, Western North America- Evidence For Deep Permeable Pathways Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Regional And Local Trends In Helium Isotopes, Basin And Range Province, Western North America- Evidence For Deep Permeable Pathways Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Fluids from the western margin of the Basin and Range have helium isotope ratios as high as ~6-7 Ra, indicating a strong mantle melt influence and consistent with recent and current volcanic activity. Moving away from these areas, helium isotope ratios decrease rapidly to 'background' values of around 0.6 Ra, and then gradually decrease toward the east to low values of ~0.1 Ra at the eastern margin of the Basin and

222

State & Local | Department of Energy  

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

State & Local State & Local State & Local Links to Intergovernmental Organizations Council of State Governments Established in 1933, the Council of State Governments is the only multi-branch state association in the nation. It offers leadership training, provides research and information products, and focuses on regional problem-solving in an effort to increase states' efficiency and productivity. It keeps offices across the United States that staff regional associations of legislative and executive officials. Energy Communities Alliance Energy Communities Alliance is an organization of local governments that are impacted by Department of Energy (DOE) activities. Its mission is to have local government officials in Department of Energy-impacted communities share information, establish policy positions, and advocate

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State & Local Government | Department of Energy  

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State & Local Government State & Local Government State & Local Government The roof of the 12-story Chicago City Hall building has been retrofitted with a 22,000 square-foot rooftop garden to reduce urban air temperature. | Credit: Katrin Scholz-Barth The roof of the 12-story Chicago City Hall building has been retrofitted with a 22,000 square-foot rooftop garden to reduce urban air temperature. | Credit: Katrin Scholz-Barth State and local governments play an important role in the everyday lives of people around the country. Developing and installing the next generation of clean energy technologies often happens at the local level, so it's important that there is communication across all levels of government. Every day the Department of Energy works closely with these governments to

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NREL: State and Local Activities - Related Links  

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Related Links Related Links Find information about U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other state and local clean energy technical assistance and deployment programs and activities. State and Local Technical Assistance Programs NREL provides technical assistance to state and local energy projects through the following initiatives and programs. DOE Green Power Network DOE Weatherization & Intergovernmental Program U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Energy for America Program For more information about NREL's role, contact Dave Peterson. State and Local Deployment Programs NREL strives to increase the scale of clean energy technology deployment in U.S. states and localities by supporting these technology deployment projects and initiatives. DOE Biomass Program DOE Builders Challenge

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Signal machines : localization of isolated accumulation Signal machines : localization of isolated  

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Signal machines : localization of isolated accumulation Signal machines : localization of isolated'Orléans, Orléans, FRANCE 6 mars 2011 Journées Calculabilités Paris 1 / 39 #12;Signal machines : localization of isolated accumulation 1 Signal machines and isolated accumulations 2 Necessary conditions

Durand-Lose, Jérôme

226

Influence of orographic and canopy conditions on friction velocities observed during frontal events using Doppler sodar observations  

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Sodar friction velocities, obtained during frontal events traversing areas characterized by different orographic and canopy conditions (flat, bare ground, small hills and valleys with agricultural crops and trees, agricultural crops and forest on a flat ground, bare ground on the side of a mountain), are compared in order to identify the influence of topography on this parameter. For some case studies, sounding and sodar data are combined in order to provide a relation between the friction velocity and the low-level jet presence. For the cases analyzed in this paper, the following results are obtained: the frontal passage is associated with a decrease of the horizontal wind speed (about 50% in magnitude) in the surface layer, and an increase of the friction velocity before the frontal passage followed by a decrease just at the time of the frontal passage or with a little delay. Friction velocity is more intense in the cold side of the low-level jet and its maximum represents 2% of the low-level jet maximum magnitude. As it concerns the influence of the terrain conditions on friction velocity, mountain effects yield to more intense friction-velocity values and to a superposition of an oscillating behavior on the time variation of friction velocity, while forest effects induce a shift of the frontal signature on the time variation of friction velocity at higher height levels. 25 refs., 18 figs., 3 tabs.

Kotroni, V.; Amory-Mazaudier, C. (CRPE, Saint-Maur des Fosses (France))

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Numerical analysis of convective heat transfer characteristics of supercritical hydrocarbon fuel in cooling panel with local flow blockage structure  

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Abstract The convection heat transfer of hydrocarbon fuel at supercritical pressure has a great influence on the regenerative cooling technology of a scramjet engine. A three-dimensional numerical simulation was conducted for the convection transfer of hydrocarbon fuel in the cooling panel of a combustion chamber wall. And the flow field around the local flow blockage structure and the outlet flow rate distribution characteristics of fuel in the cooling channels were analyzed in detail. The results of analyses indicate that with the optimized local flow blockage structure, the outlet flow rate distribution of fuel among the cooling channels become more uniform, as the area of local flow dead zone decreases. However, as the fuel temperature increases, the dramatic variation of thermodynamic physical properties of fuel has a strong influence on the flow field around the local flow blockage structure. Especially, a local flow dead zone can be easily formed in the supercritical temperature region. Meanwhile, transverse pressure gradient around the throat region of blockage structure and additional loss, which is caused by turbulence fluctuation and energy exchange of fluid in the downstream area, affect the outlet flow rate distribution of fuel among the coolant passages seriously. It can therefore be concluded that the local flow blockage structure is more suitably designed in the subcritical temperature region by taking above-mentioned factors into consideration.

Yu Feng; Jiang Qin; Wen Bao; Qinchun Yang; Hongyan Huang; Zhongqi Wang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

12 - Mobile Robot Localization and Mapping  

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Localization and mapping are two of the basic operations needed for the navigation of a robot, the other operations being path planning and motion planning studied in Chapter 11. Other fundamental capabilities and functions of an integrated mobile robotic system, from the task/mission specification to the motion/task execution, are cognition of the task specification, perception of the environment, and control of the robot motion. This chapter is devoted to the localization and map building operations. Specifically, the objectives of the chapter are (i) to provide the background concepts on stochastic processes, Kalman estimation, and Bayesian estimation employed in WMR localization, (ii) to discuss the sensor imperfections that have to be taken care in their use, (iii) to introduce the relative localization (dead reckoning) concept and present the kinematic analysis of dead reckoning in WMRs, (iv) to study the absolute localization methods (trilateration, triangulation, map matching), (v) to present the application of Kalman filters for mobile robot localization, sensor calibration, and sensor fusion, and (vi) to treat the simultaneous localization and mapping problem via the extended Kalman filter, Bayesian estimation, and particle filter.

Spyros G. Tzafestas

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Local Rebate Program | Open Energy Information  

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Rebate Program Rebate Program Jump to: navigation, search States, local governments and utilities offer rebates to promote the installation of renewable energy systems and energy efficiency measures. The majority of rebate programs that support renewable energy are administered by states, municipal utilities and electric cooperatives; these programs commonly provide funding for solar water heating and/or photovoltaic (PV) systems. Most rebate programs that support energy efficiency are administered by utilities. Rebate amounts vary widely based on technology and program administrator. [1] Local Rebate Program Incentives CSV (rows 1 - 75) Incentive Incentive Type Place Applicable Sector Eligible Technologies Active AlabamaWISE Home Energy Program (Alabama) Local Rebate Program Alabama Residential Building Insulation

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Local Providers | Y-12 National Security Complex  

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Local Providers Local Providers Local Providers Links to websites are provided for information only. These hospitals may not be approved for use under your medical plan. Check your medical plan for approved hospitals. The Covenant Health website also includes links to many regional hospitals and services and is provided here for your reference. East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Knoxville Fort Loudoun Medical Center, Loudon Parkwest Medical Center, Knoxville Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Knoxville LeConte Medical Center, Sevierville Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, Oak Ridge Thompson Cancer Survival Center at Methodist, Oak Ridge St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis Thompson Cancer Survival Center, Knoxville University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville

231

Fluctuating local thermoelectric heat in dirty metals  

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Using a recently developed multilead theory of dephasing in mesoscopic conductors, the mean-squared magnitude of the local Peltier heat in a uniform disordered metal is calculated diagrammatically. A heuristic estimate based on conductance fluctuation theory is also developed, and gives the same results. The generation and absorption of local thermoelectric heats require both phase-coherent elastic scattering to produce local conductance fluctuations and phase-breaking inelastic scattering to transport heat to and from the reservoirs. This phenomenon can cause substantial spatial variations in the electron temperature of low-carrier-density, clean, quasi-two-dimensional metals.

DiVincenzo, D.P. (IBM Research Division, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598 (United States))

1993-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

232

Deconfinement to quark matter in neutron stars - The influence of strong magnetic fields  

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We use an extended version of the hadronic SU(3) non-linear realization of the sigma model that also includes quarks to study hybrid stars. Within this approach, the degrees of freedom change naturally as the temperature/density increases. Different prescriptions of charge neutrality, local and global, are tested and the influence of strong magnetic fields and the anomalous magnetic moment on the particle population is discussed.

Dexheimer, V. [UFSC, Florianopolis, Brazil and Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA (Brazil); Negreiros, R. [UFF, Niteroi (Brazil) and FIAS - Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany); Schramm, S. [FIAS - Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany); Hempel, M. [University of Basel, Basel (Switzerland)

2013-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

233

The influence of land use on gully erosion in Brazos County, Texas: an historical perspective  

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their width, whereas the opposite is true in rivers and streams (Heede 1974). Finally, gullies can rapidly adjust their length upslope through head cutting and downslope through extension of the toe of the channel in discontinuous gullies. For the purpose.... It was found that the underlying geology, soil characteristics, climate, and local topography were not dominant factors influencing the initiation and development of gully erosion. The rapid expansion of intensive agriculture in the Post Oak Savannah Uplands...

Clark, Jeffrey Battle

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

234

Help local children get new shoes  

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Help Local Children Get New Shoes Help Local Children Get New Shoes Community Connections: Our link to Northern New Mexico Communities Latest Issue:Dec. 2013 - Jan. 2014 All Issues » submit Help local children get new shoes To help the program assist more children, consider a donation to the LANL Laces program. February 1, 2013 dummy image Read our archives. Contacts Editor Linda Anderman Email Community Programs Office Kurt Steinhaus Email Support for this program comes from contributions by Lab employees, Cray, Inc. and others. Local children in need of new shoes are getting help this winter from the LANL Laces program, currently working with school districts in Rio Arriba, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Los Alamos and Taos counties, as well as some area tribal schools, to provide more than 330 elementary children with new

235

Steel storage racks with locally unstable members.  

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??This thesis presents comprehensive studies into locally unstable light-gauge steel structures. The aim of this project was to create guidelines for the design of thin-walled (more)

Trouncer, Adam Nevil

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

Agenda: State, Local and Tribal Issues  

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

Many of the primary authorities and governance structures that exist for states, localities and tribes related to electricity infrastructure have been in place for decades. What can be learned from...

237

Force localization in contracting cell layers  

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Epithelial cell layers on soft elastic substrates or pillar arrays are commonly used as model systems for investigating the role of force in tissue growth, maintenance and repair. Here we show analytically that the experimentally observed localization of traction forces to the periphery of the cell layers does not necessarily imply increased local cell activity, but follows naturally from the elastic problem of a finite-sized contractile layer coupled to an elastic foundation. For homogeneous contractility, the force localization is determined by one dimensionless parameter interpolating between linear and exponential force profiles for the extreme cases of very soft and very stiff substrates, respectively. If contractility is sufficiently increased at the periphery, outward directed displacements can occur at intermediate positions, although the edge itself still retracts. We also show that anisotropic extracellular stiffness leads to force localization in the stiffer direction, as observed experimentally.

Carina M. Edwards; Ulrich S. Schwarz

2012-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

238

Statistical Downscaling Using Localized Constructed Analogs (LOCA)  

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A new technique for statistically downscaling climate model simulations of daily temperature and precipitation is introduced and demonstrated over the western United States. The localized constructed analogs (LOCA) method produces downscaled ...

David W. Pierce; Daniel R. Cayan; Bridget L. Thrasher

2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

Formation of morphogen gradients: Local accumulation time  

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Spatial regulation of cell differentiation in embryos can be provided by morphogen gradients, which are defined as the concentration fields of molecules that control gene expression. For example, a cell can use its surface receptors to measure the local concentration of an extracellular ligand and convert this information into a corresponding change in its transcriptional state. We characterize the time needed to establish a steady-state gradient in problems with diffusion and degradation of locally produced chemical signals. A relaxation function is introduced to describe how the morphogen concentration profile approaches its steady state. This function is used to obtain a local accumulation time that provides a time scale that characterizes relaxation to steady state at an arbitrary position within the patterned field. To illustrate the approach we derive local accumulation times for a number of commonly used models of morphogen gradient formation.

Alexander M. Berezhkovskii; Christine Sample; Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

2011-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

240

Interferometric Probes of Many-Body Localization  

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We propose a method for detecting many-body localization (MBL) in disordered spin systems. The method involves pulsed coherent spin manipulations that probe the dephasing of a given spin due to its entanglement with a set ...

Knap, M.

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241

Audio Data Fuzzy Fusion for Source Localization  

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This work addresses the problem of audio source localization in multiple speakers indoor scenarios. Three different direction of arrival (DOA) algorithms are applied to measure the angular position of the prim...

Mario Malcangi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Locality Hypothesis and the Speed of Light  

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The locality hypothesis is generally considered necessary for the study of the kinematics of non-inertial systems in special relativity. In this paper we discuss this hypothesis, showing the necessity of an im...

G. Longhi

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

EERE's State & Local Energy Data Tool  

SciTech Connect

EERE's State and Local Energy Data (SLED) Tool provides basic energy market information that can help state and local governments plan and implement clean energy projects, including electricity generation; fuel sources and costs; applicable policies, regulations, and financial incentives; and renewable energy resource potential. Watch this video to learn more about the tool and hear testimonials from real users about the benefits of using this tool.

Shambarger, Erick; DeCesaro, Jennifer

2014-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

244

EERE's State & Local Energy Data Tool  

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EERE's State and Local Energy Data (SLED) Tool provides basic energy market information that can help state and local governments plan and implement clean energy projects, including electricity generation; fuel sources and costs; applicable policies, regulations, and financial incentives; and renewable energy resource potential. Watch this video to learn more about the tool and hear testimonials from real users about the benefits of using this tool.

Shambarger, Erick; DeCesaro, Jennifer

2014-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

245

The Influence of Muscle Physiology and Advanced  

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, and swimming pools. This review discusses the influence of intrinsic muscle properties in sports and how. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Swimming Pool and Swimsuit Designs

246

Factors influencing coke gasification with carbon dioxide.  

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??Of all coke properties the influence of the catalytic mineral matter on reactivity of metallurgical cokes is least understood. There is limited information about the (more)

Grigore, Mihaela

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

100ALUMNI OF INFLUENCE University of Saskatchewan  

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100ALUMNI OF INFLUENCE #12;University of Saskatchewan 100 Alumni of Influence As our office prepared for the University of Saskatchewan's 100th anniversary celebrations in 2007, we felt Turner; Past President Joy Crawford, University of Saskatchewan Alumni Association; Ms. Joanne Paulson

Saskatchewan, University of

248

Local purity distillation with bounded classical communication  

SciTech Connect

Local pure states are an important resource for quantum computing. The problem of distilling local pure states from mixed ones can be cast in an information theoretic paradigm. The bipartite version of this problem where local purity must be distilled from an arbitrary quantum state shared between two parties, Alice and Bob, is closely related to the problem of separating quantum and classical correlations in the state and in particular, to a measure of classical correlations called the one-way distillable common randomness. In Phys. Rev. A 71, 062303 (2005), the optimal rate of local purity distillation is derived when many copies of a bipartite quantum state are shared between Alice and Bob, and the parties are allowed unlimited use of a unidirectional dephasing channel. In the present paper, we extend this result to the setting in which the use of the channel is bounded. We demonstrate that in the case of a classical-quantum system, the expression for the local purity distilled is efficiently computable and provide examples with their tradeoff curves.

Krovi, Hari; Devetak, Igor [Communication Sciences Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089 (United States)

2007-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

249

Local purity distillation with bounded classical communication  

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Local pure states are an important resource for quantum computing. The problem of distilling local pure states from mixed ones can be cast in an information theoretic paradigm. The bipartite version of this problem where local purity must be distilled from an arbitrary quantum state shared between two parties, Alice and Bob, is closely related to the problem of separating quantum and classical correlations in the state and in particular, to a measure of classical correlations called the one-way distillable common randomness. In Phys. Rev. A 71, 062303 (2005), the optimal rate of local purity distillation is derived when many copies of a bipartite quantum state are shared between Alice and Bob, and the parties are allowed unlimited use of a unidirectional dephasing channel. In the present paper, we extend this result to the setting in which the use of the channel is bounded. We demonstrate that in the case of a classical-quantum system, the expression for the local purity distilled is efficiently computable and provide examples with their tradeoff curves.

Hari Krovi; Igor Devetak

2007-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

250

Soft biometric classification using local appearance periocular region features  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper investigates the effectiveness of local appearance features such as Local Binary Patterns, Histograms of Oriented Gradient, Discrete Cosine Transform, and Local Color Histograms extracted from periocular region images for soft classification ... Keywords: Biometrics, Ethnic classification, Gender classification, Periocular

Jamie R. Lyle; Philip E. Miller; Shrinivas J. Pundlik; Damon L. Woodard

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

States and Local Communities | Department of Energy  

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States and Local Communities States and Local Communities States and Local Communities Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/compucow Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto.com/compucow Clean Energy in My State This website features renewable energy resource maps as well as information organized by state about DOE-funded projects, energy statistics, and news. Learn more about your state. EERE's State Summaries educate policymakers and the public about EERE investments and their positive impacts in individual states across the country. Programs and initiatives Better Buildings Neighborhood Program works with communities to promote energy efficiency upgrades in homes and other buildings. Building America conducts energy-efficient home research projects in the states. Clean Cities supports coalitions in the states dedicated to reducing

252

STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS LEVERAGING ENERGY STAR  

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Federal agencies and state and local governments across the country are taking bold steps to protect the environment and lower energy costs by adopting Federal agencies and state and local governments across the country are taking bold steps to protect the environment and lower energy costs by adopting policies that leverage EPA's ENERGY STAR tools to reduce energy use in commercial buildings, through both required policy measures and voluntary campaigns. This document provides a summary of federal, state, and local efforts that refer to ENERGY STAR tools. Download an interactive copy at www.energystar.gov/government. POLICIES LEVERAGING ENERGY STAR TOOLS Jurisdiction Policy Summary Alabama Executive Order 25 December 2011 By December Fiscal Year 2015, all state departments and agencies will implement energy efficiency measures in order to achieve a 30 percent reduction in energy consumption relative to Fiscal Year 2005

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NREL: Technology Deployment - State and Local Activities  

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Deployment Deployment Search More Search Options Site Map NREL helps states and local communities throughout the United States achieve their clean energy goals by supporting renewable energy and energy-saving projects through a variety of technical assistance and technology deployment programs. Analyze Energy Policy Impacts Analyze Energy Policy Impacts Find data to help your state, locality, or region establish beneficial clean energy policies. Learn more. Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player. Get Adobe Flash player. Technical Assistance Webcast Experts present information on state and local energy projects, financing, policy and more... Renewable Energy Data Book NREL's Cean Energy Policy Analyses Project State of the States 2010 The role of policy in clean energy market transformation

254

Baryon Tri-local Interpolating Fields  

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We systematically investigate tri-local (non-local) three-quark baryon fields with U_L(2)*U_R(2) chiral symmetry, according to their Lorentz and isospin (flavor) group representations. We note that they can also be called as "nucleon wave functions" due to this full non-locality. We study their chiral transformation properties and find all the possible chiral multiplets consisting J=1/2 and J=3/2 baryon fields. We find that the axial coupling constant |g_A| = 5/3 is only for nucleon fields belonging to the chiral representation (1/2,1)+(1,1/2) which contains both nucleon fields and Delta fields. Moreover, all the nucleon fields belonging to this representation have |g_A| = 5/3.

Hua-Xing Chen

2012-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

255

Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable  

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Local Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge to someone by E-mail Share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on Facebook Tweet about Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on Twitter Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on Google Bookmark Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on Delicious Rank Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on Digg Find More places to share Better Buildings Neighborhood Program: Local Contractors Face an Enviable Challenge on AddThis.com... Better Buildings Residential Network Progress Stories Interviews

256

Obama Administration Announces Additional $42,618,700 for Local...  

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

42,618,700 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Colorado Obama Administration Announces Additional 42,618,700 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Colorado March 26,...

257

Local Program Helps Alabama Manufacturers Add Jobs, Reduce Waste...  

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

Local Program Helps Alabama Manufacturers Add Jobs, Reduce Waste and Increase Profits Local Program Helps Alabama Manufacturers Add Jobs, Reduce Waste and Increase Profits April 8,...

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Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions | Department...  

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Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Local Leaders: Respond to Natural Gas Disruptions Because natural gas is distributed through underground...

259

Local Soot Loading Distribution in Cordierite Diesel Particulate...  

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

Local Soot Loading Distribution in Cordierite Diesel Particulate Filters by Dynamic Neutron Radiography Local Soot Loading Distribution in Cordierite Diesel Particulate Filters by...

260

Secretary Chu Announces Over $8 Million to Support Local Energy...  

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Local Energy Assurance Planning (LEAP) funds will allow local governments to hire and train staff and expand their capabilities to respond to a variety of energy emergencies such...

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Obama Administration Announces Additional $14,521,300 for Local...  

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4,521,300 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Rhode Island Obama Administration Announces Additional 14,521,300 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Rhode Island...

262

Obama Administration Announces Additional $52,295,100 for Local...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

52,295,100 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Maryland Obama Administration Announces Additional 52,295,100 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Maryland March 26,...

263

Obama Administration Announces Additional $102,508,400 for Local...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

02,508,400 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Pennsylvania Obama Administration Announces Additional 102,508,400 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Pennsylvania...

264

Obama Administration Announces Additional $63,817,400 for Local...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

63,817,400 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Arizona Obama Administration Announces Additional 63,817,400 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Arizona March 26,...

265

Obama Administration Announces Additional $33,977,000 for Local...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

33,977,000 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Puerto Rico Obama Administration Announces Additional 33,977,000 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Puerto Rico...

266

Local Incentive-Based Policy for Vegetable-Agroforestry: alocally...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Vegetable-Agroforestry: a locally-appropriate adaptation and mitigation action (LAAMA) to climate change Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Local...

267

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...  

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

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments (Book), Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...

268

Cellu-WHAT?-sic: Communicating the Biofuels Message to Local...  

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

Cellu-WHAT?-sic: Communicating the Biofuels Message to Local Stakeholders Cellu-WHAT?-sic: Communicating the Biofuels Message to Local Stakeholders Breakout Session 3D-Building...

269

New Energy Department Team Established to Help Local Authorities...  

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

Department Team Established to Help Local Authorities Get Gas Stations Impacted by Hurricane Sandy Back Online New Energy Department Team Established to Help Local Authorities Get...

270

State and Local Energy Savings Performance Contracting: Savings...  

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

State and Local Energy Savings Performance Contracting: Savings Measurement and Verification (M&V) State and Local Energy Savings Performance Contracting: Savings Measurement and...

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U-094: EMC Documentum Content Server Lets Local Administrative...  

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

4: EMC Documentum Content Server Lets Local Administrative Users Gain Elevated Privileges U-094: EMC Documentum Content Server Lets Local Administrative Users Gain Elevated...

272

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...  

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

SOLAR ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES PROGRAM SOLAR POWERING YOUR COMMUNITY: A GUIDE FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Second edition Cities and local communities across the country are recognizing that...

273

Measuring Up: How to Track and Evaluate Local Sustainability Projects  

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Join this EPA Local Climate and Energy webinar to learn how to measure and evaluate the results of local climate, energy, and sustainability projects.

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Local environment and composition of magnesium gallium layered...  

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Local environment and composition of magnesium gallium layered double hydroxides determined from solid-state 1H and 71Ga NMR Local environment and composition of magnesium gallium...

275

Local Energy Alliance Program Adds Green Appraisal Capabilities...  

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

Local Energy Alliance Program Adds Green Appraisal Capabilities to its Energy Efficiency Services Local Energy Alliance Program Adds Green Appraisal Capabilities to its Energy...

276

Energy Department Awards $5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy...  

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5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy Development, Energy Savings Energy Department Awards 5 Million to Spur Local Clean Energy Development, Energy Savings October 14, 2014 -...

277

Evidence for Localization of Reaction Upon Reduction of Carbon...  

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Localization of Reaction Upon Reduction of Carbon Tetrachloride by Granular Iron. Evidence for Localization of Reaction Upon Reduction of Carbon Tetrachloride by Granular Iron....

278

Obama Administration Announces Additional $21,062,200 for Local...  

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21,062,200 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Kansas Obama Administration Announces Additional 21,062,200 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Kansas March 26,...

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Obama Administration Announces Additional $31,449,200 for Local...  

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31,449,200 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in South Carolina Obama Administration Announces Additional 31,449,200 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in South...

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Obama Administration Announces Additional $13,167,500 for Local...  

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167,500 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in South Dakota Obama Administration Announces Additional 13,167,500 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in South Dakota...

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Obama Administration Announces Additional $37,359,500 for Local...  

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Announces Additional 37,359,500 for Local Energy Efficiency Improvements in Minnesota Obama Administration Announces Additional 37,359,500 for Local Energy Efficiency...

282

Local Thermalization in the d + Au System  

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The extent of a locally equilibrated parton plasma in d + Au collisions at sqrt(s_NN) = 200 GeV is investigated as a function of collision centrality in a nonequilibrium-statistical framework. Based on a three-sources model, analytical solutions of a relativistic diffusion equation are in precise agreement with recent data for charged-particle pseudorapidity distributions. The moving midrapidity source indicates the size of the local thermal equilibrium region after hadronization. In central d + Au collisions it contains about 19% of the produced particles, and its relative importance rises with decreasing centrality.

Georg Wolschin; Minoru Biyajima; Takuya Mizoguchi; Naomichi Suzuki

2005-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

283

Graphene Nanoribbon in Sharply Localized Magnetic Fields  

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We study the effect of a sharply localized magnetic field on the electron transport in a strip (ribbon) of graphene sheet, which allows to give results for the transmission and reflection probability through magnetic barriers. The magnetic field is taken as a single and double delta type localized functions, which are treated later as the zero width limit of gaussian fields. For both field configurations, we evaluate analytically and numerically their transmission and reflection coefficients. The possibility of spacial confinement due to the inhomogeneous field configuration is also investigated.

Abdulaziz D. Alhaidari; Hocine Bahlouli; Abderrahim El Mouhafid; Ahmed Jellal

2011-03-21T23:59:59.000Z

284

Network Localities 1 Network Localities: Identity, Place, and Digital Media1  

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in concrete places, practices, and material relations. The contrast between global flows and local practice and interests. Two cases of network localization around age-cohort identity are presented: SeniorNet, a network possibilities for affiliation and solidarity. At the same time, it is grounded in particular social practices

Ito, Mimi

285

Creating Standards for Winter Terrain Parks  

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involvement in litigation. http://USTerrainParkCouncil.org #12;Muller, et al.(1995)- used EFH* to quantify

286

Surface Wind Regionalization in Complex Terrain  

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Daily wind variability in the Comunidad Foral de Navarra in northern Spain was studied using wind observations at 35 locations to derive subregions with homogeneous temporal variability. Two different methodologies based on principal component ...

P. A. Jimnez; E. Garca-Bustamante; J. F. Gonzlez-Rouco; F. Valero; J. P. Montvez; J. Navarro

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Comparison of two terrain analysis models  

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. 0 F 0- 60s Dissected Land 0. 0 ' Open Water ~ EO-GO if slope &- 60 ~ CIA Country Studies ~ Host Nation Overlays ~ Host Nation Data Bases ~ Other National Assets Once the variables have been entered (map ID numbers, SS and SD) then F, snd...' a, , th, S ! , c 'ci'th Cia ala ~ ~ th Ntt l ! 't ! ! s r r, cia n l. , a n. s ni, s th a s, lhi h el!Cosa 10' lh C t Cl 'I Si ~ Cl lh Icr r- r ~ ir, ? 'ol isr lchsscatcctsc!Cctlhihlca, 'h' IW I ac, cise ci coo 0 ~ c jth t ~ ' ~ Is x ?I...

Arndt, F. Jeffrey Scott

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

288

Transport and Dispersion in Complex Terrain  

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......recently along the mountain-plains interface near DOE's Rocky Flats Plant in Colorado. ASCOT meteorological experiments in January and February 1991 were coordinated with Rocky Flats tracer releases for airflow and dispersion model evaluations......

C.E. Elderkin; P.H. Gudiksen

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING Multivariable Terrain Methods  

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states in disk to vesicle transitions, finding the roots to the SAFT equation of state, and determining

Lucia, Angelo

290

Distillation protocols that involve local distinguishing: Composing upper and lower bounds on locally accessible information  

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We find a universal lower bound on locally accessible information for arbitrary bipartite quantum ensembles, when one of the parties is two dimensional. In higher dimensions and in a higher number of parties, the bound is on accessible information by separable operations. We show that for any given density matrix (of an arbitrary number of parties and dimensions), there exists an ensemble, which averages to the given density matrix and whose locally accessible information saturates the lower bound. Moreover, we give a general method to obtain bounds on the yield of singlets in distillation protocols that involves local distinguishing, by using lower and upper bounds on locally accessible information. We then illustrate it by using our lower bound, along with a previously obtained upper bound, on locally accessible information.

Sen, Aditi; Sen, Ujjwal [ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona) (Spain); Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Hannover, D-30167 Hannover (Germany); Lewenstein, Maciej [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, Universitaet Hannover, D-30167 Hannover (Germany); ICREA and ICFO-Institut de Ciencies Fotoniques, 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona) (Spain)

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

291

Localized model for systems with double-exchange coupling  

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Magnetic spins in crystals of mixed valence can simultaneously experience two kinds of coupling: the superexchange and the double exchange. The latter coupling, first invoked by Zener and further worked out by Anderson and Hasegawa, is mediated by additional electrons or holes introduced into the system. In the present paper an effective site-spins interaction Hamiltonian for double exchange is formulated. This Hamiltonian involves ascending powers of the bilinear interaction S?iS?j. The highest power is determined by the value of the site spin. Thus, for spin- the double exchange interaction looks like the ordinary Heisenberg-type coupling. Spin-1 Hamiltonian contains also a biquadratic coupling. Spin-32 includes a bicubic interaction, spin-2 a biquartic one, etc. It is argued that a localized description of systems with the double exchange is usually sufficient. The phase diagrams are entirely different from the one predicted by the semiclassical (large-spin) band theory proposed by de Gennes. The critical concentrations of the carriers are evaluated at T=0 K in the mean-field-theory approximation. An applied magnetic field is shown to have little influence on the strength of the double-exchange coupling. Spin configurations in the presence of the field are also discussed. Finally, a spin-wave theory for such systems is constructed.

M. Cieplak

1978-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

Energy availabilities for state and local development: 1975 data volume  

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The supply, demand, and net imports of seven fuel types of four final consuming sectors for Bureau of Economic Analysis Areas (BEAs), states, census regions, and the nation in 1975 are presented. The data are formatted to present regional energy availability from primary extraction as well as from regional transformation processes. Extensive tables depict energy balances between availability and use for each specific fuel. In keeping with the Metric Conversion Act of 1975, this volume is reported in joules rather than in Btu's. The objective of this series is to provide a consistent base of historic and projected energy information within a standard format. Such a framework should aid regional policymakers in their consideration of regional-growth issues that may be influenced by the regional energy system. For analysis of specific regions, however, this basic data should be supplemented by additional information which only the local policy analyst can bring to bear in his assessment of the energy conditions that characterize his region.

Mills, J.B.; Rice, P.L.; Vogt, D.P.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Estimation of the local density of states on a quantum computer  

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We report an efficient quantum algorithm for estimating the local density of states (LDOS) on a quantum computer. The LDOS describes the redistribution of energy levels of a quantum system under the influence of a perturbation. Sometimes known as the 'strength function' from nuclear spectroscopy experiments, the shape of the LDOS is directly related to the survivial probability of unperturbed eigenstates, and has recently been related to the fidelity decay (or 'Loschmidt echo') under imperfect motion reversal. For quantum systems that can be simulated efficiently on a quantum computer, the LDOS estimation algorithm enables an exponential speedup over direct classical computation.

Emerson, Joseph; Cory, David [Department of Nuclear Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States); Lloyd, Seth [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 (United States); Poulin, David [Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1 (Canada)

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Estimation of the local density of states on a quantum computer  

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We report an efficient quantum algorithm for estimating the local density of states (LDOS) on a quantum computer. The LDOS describes the redistribution of energy levels of a quantum system under the influence of a perturbation. Sometimes known as the strength function from nuclear spectroscopy experiments, the shape of the LDOS is directly related to the survivial probability of unperturbed eigenstates, and has recently been related to the fidelity decay (or Loschmidt echo) under imperfect motion reversal. For quantum systems that can be simulated efficiently on a quantum computer, the LDOS estimation algorithm enables an exponential speedup over direct classical computation.

Joseph Emerson; Seth Lloyd; David Poulin; David Cory

2004-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

295

Influence of Scale on the Management of Wildlife in California Oak Woodlands1  

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. Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture of the vegetation of each study area differsfrom theothers. San Joaquin ischaracterized by a relatively flat terrain

296

Microsoft Local Language Program Customer Case Study  

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, the program develops native language interface packs that run on top of standard Microsoft Office software older than 15 years who can read and write). Project The development of Microsoft Language Interface-speaking environment. In conjunction with the Microsoft Local Language Program, the Nigerian Government has now found

Narasayya, Vivek

297

Algorithms for Graphs (Locally) Bounded Treewidth  

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set, vertex cover and independent set. Others used this approach to solve other NP-hard problemsAlgorithms for Graphs of (Locally) Bounded Treewidth by MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi A thesis presented-hard and hence there is no efficient algorithm for solving them, unless P= NP. One way to overcome this hardness

Hajiaghayi, Mohammad

298

Local Energy Gap in Deformed Carbon Nanotubes  

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......Local Energy Gap in Deformed Carbon Nanotubes Ken-ichi Sasaki 1 *) Yoshiyuki...gap along the axis of a deformed nanotube. We compare our energy gap results...experimental data on energy gaps in nanotubes and peapods. We also discuss the......

Ken-ichi Sasaki; Yoshiyuki Kawazoe; Riichiro Saito

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Explicit Sensor Network Localization using Semidefinite ...  

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Key Words: Sensor Network Localization, Euclidean Distance Matrix ... Cliques in the graph of the SNL problem give rise to this degeneracy in the ..... cone (S) denote the convex cone generated by the set S. We use the Matlab notation 1 : n =.

2010-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

300

A local search algorithm for branchwidth  

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As many problems can be solved in polynomial time on graphs of bounded branchwidth, there is a need for efficient and practical algorithms that find branch decompositions of small width of given graphs. In this paper, we give the first local search algorithm ...

Arnold Overwijk; Eelko Penninkx; Hans L. Bodlaender

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATIONS FOR LOCAL WATER MANAGEMENT  

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CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATIONS FOR LOCAL WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA A White Paper from the California Energy Commission's California Climate Change Center JULY 2012 CEC Climate change will affect both sea level and the temporal and spatial distribution of runoff

302

CLINICAL/HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER CONTACTS Local Hospitals  

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CLINICAL/HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER CONTACTS Local Hospitals: Crouse Hospital Pennie Stagnitta (315) 470 Rhonda M. Butler (315) 464-5180 ButlerR@upstate.edu http://www.upstate.edu/hospital/volunteers/ VA University Hospital at Community General http://www.cgh-home.org/ St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center http

McConnell, Terry

303

Clinical/Hospital Volunteer Contacts Local Hospitals  

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Clinical/Hospital Volunteer Contacts Local Hospitals: Crouse Hospital Pennie Stagnitta Reverend Center - http://www.schcny.com/volunteers/ Community General Hospital - http://cgh-home.org/site2/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=86&Itemid=57 St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center - http://www.sjhsyr.org/sjhhc/stj_about_8.asp

Kovalev, Leonid

304

Visual Target Localization with the Spincopter  

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The goal of the Spincopter project was to design an energy efficient aircraft capable of autorotation glide that could be used for both indoor and outdoor surveillance. This paper demonstrates how to utilize the self-rotating capability of the ... Keywords: Kalman filter, Omnidirectional vision, Target localization, UAV

Tomislav Haus, Matko Orsag, Stjepan Bogdan

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

Local magnetic fields in disordered metals  

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We show that in a disordered metal the local magnetic fields generated by the magnetic-field-induced orbital-electron currents will fluctuate strongly in magnitude and direction. We argue that this phenomenon should be reflected by a noticeable inhomogeneous broadening of NMR lines and analyze its dependence on system geometry and temperature.

R. A. Serota and A. Yu. Zyuzin

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Earth Mover's Distance Based Local Discriminant Basis  

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Earth Mover's Distance Based Local Discriminant Basis Bradley Marchand and Naoki Saito Abstract in time and frequency. Its goal, given Bradley Marchand Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, e-mail: bradley.marchand@navy.mil Naoki Saito Department of Mathematics, University of California

Saito, Naoki

307

Interferometric hydrofracture microseism localization using neighboring fracture  

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Interferometric hydrofracture microseism localization using neighboring fracture Oleg V. Poliannikov1 , Alison E. Malcolm1 , Hugues Djikpesse2 , and Michael Prange2 ABSTRACT Hydraulic fracturing is the process of injecting high-pressure fluids into a reservoir to induce fractures and thus improve reservoir

Malcolm, Alison

308

Local Martingales and Filtration Shrinkage Hans Follmer  

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. Introduction It is a classic result, known as Stricker's theorem, that if one considers a semimartingale, even in the classic case of having the local martingale still adapted, Stricker observed [31 the best known result in this direction is Stricker's Theorem: Theorem 1 (Stricker's Theorem). Let X

Föllmer, Hans

309

HYDROGEN LOCAL VIBRATIONAL MODES IN COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTORS  

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HYDROGEN LOCAL VIBRATIONAL MODES IN COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTORS M.D. MCCLUSKEY* University) spectroscopy of hydrogen and deuterium in GaP, AlSb, ZnSe, and GaN has provided important information about the structures of dopant- hydrogen complexes and their interaction with the host lattice. In GaN:Mg, for example

McCluskey, Matthew

310

What Cannot Be Computed Locally! Fabian Kuhn  

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What Cannot Be Computed Locally! Fabian Kuhn Dept. of Computer Science ETH Zurich 8092 Zurich, Switzerland kuhn@inf.ethz.ch Thomas Moscibroda Dept. of Computer Science ETH Zurich 8092 Zurich, Switzerland moscitho@inf.ethz.ch Roger Wattenhofer Dept. of Computer Science ETH Zurich 8092 Zurich, Switzerland

Chaudhuri, Soma

311

How to find local vacancies in Cheshire,  

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How to find local vacancies in Cheshire, North West and North Midlands areas This guide is part and workshops. To look at full-time graduate vacancies, part-time jobs and placement opportunities look at www careers website with online job matching service by region www.graduateadvantage.co.uk vacancy information

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How to find local vacancies in  

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How to find local vacancies in Manchester & the North West This hand out is part of the Jobseeking vacancies, part-time jobs and placement opportunities look at www.mmu.ac.uk/careers/coves. The Careers.graduateadvantage.co.uk vacancy information and support services for graduates in the West Midlands area, including Staffordshire

313

Minimizing local automata Marie-Pierre Beal  

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Minimizing local automata Marie-Pierre B´eal Institut Gaspard-Monge University of Marne-la-Vall´ee, CNRS 77454 Marne-la-Vall´ee Cedex 2, France beal@univ-mlv.fr Maxime Crochemore Institut Gaspard

Boyer, Edmond

314

Locality hypothesis and the speed of light  

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The locality hypothesis is generally considered necessary for the study of the kinematics of non-inertial systems in special relativity. In this paper we discuss this hypothesis, showing the necessity of an improvement, in order to get a more clear understanding of the various concepts involved, like coordinate velocity and standard velocity of light. Concrete examples are shown, where these concepts are discussed.

G. Longhi

2006-10-11T23:59:59.000Z

315

Local gravitational physics of the Hubble expansion  

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We study physical consequences of the Hubble expansion of FLRW manifold on measurement of space, time and light propagation in the local inertial frame. We analyse the solar system radar ranging and Doppler tracking experiments, and time synchronization. FLRW manifold is covered by global coordinates (t,y^i), where t is the cosmic time coinciding with the proper time of the Hubble observers. We introduce local inertial coordinates x^a=(x^0,x^i) in the vicinity of a world line of a Hubble observer with the help of a special conformal transformation. The local inertial metric is Minkowski flat and is materialized by the congruence of time-like geodesics of static observers being at rest with respect to the local spatial coordinates x^i. We consider geodesic motion of test particles and notice that the local coordinate time x^0=x^0(t) taken as a parameter along the world line of particle, is a function of the Hubble's observer time t. This function changes smoothly from x^0=t for a particle at rest (observer's clock), to x^0=t+1/2 Ht^2 for photons, where H is the Hubble constant. Thus, motion of a test particle is non-uniform when its world line is parametrized by time t. NASA JPL Orbit Determination Program presumes that motion of light (after the Shapiro delay is excluded) is uniform with respect to the time t but it does not comply with the non-uniform motion of light on cosmological manifold. For this reason, the motion of light in the solar system analysed with the Orbit Determination Program appears as having a systematic blue shift of frequency, of radio waves circulating in the Earth-spacecraft radio link. The magnitude of the anomalous blue shift of frequency is proportional to the Hubble constant H that may open an access to the measurement of this fundamental cosmological parameter in the solar system radiowave experiments.

Sergei Kopeikin

2015-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

316

Local Recurrence After Uveal Melanoma Proton Beam Therapy: Recurrence Types and Prognostic Consequences  

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Purpose: To study the prognosis of the different types of uveal melanoma recurrences treated by proton beam therapy (PBT). Methods and Materials: This retrospective study analyzed 61 cases of uveal melanoma local recurrences on a total of 1102 patients treated by PBT between June 1991 and December 2010. Survival rates have been determined by using Kaplan-Meier curves. Prognostic factors have been evaluated by using log-rank test or Cox model. Results: Our local recurrence rate was 6.1% at 5 years. These recurrences were divided into 25 patients with marginal recurrences, 18 global recurrences, 12 distant recurrences, and 6 extrascleral extensions. Five factors have been identified as statistically significant risk factors of local recurrence in the univariate analysis: large tumoral diameter, small tumoral volume, low ratio of tumoral volume over eyeball volume, iris root involvement, and safety margin inferior to 1 mm. In the local recurrence-free population, the overall survival rate was 68.7% at 10 years and the specific survival rate was 83.6% at 10 years. In the local recurrence population, the overall survival rate was 43.1% at 10 years and the specific survival rate was 55% at 10 years. The multivariate analysis of death risk factors has shown a better prognosis for marginal recurrences. Conclusion: Survival rate of marginal recurrences is superior to that of the other recurrences. The type of recurrence is a clinical prognostic value to take into account. The influence of local recurrence retreatment by proton beam therapy should be evaluated by novel studies.

Caujolle, Jean-Pierre, E-mail: ncaujolle@aol.com [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France); Paoli, Vincent [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France); Chamorey, Emmanuel [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France) [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France); Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France); Maschi, Celia; Baillif, Stphanie [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France); Herault, Jol [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France); Gastaud, Pierre [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France)] [Department of Ophthalmology, Saint Roch Hospital, Nice Teaching Hospital, Nice (France); Hannoun-Levi, Jean Michel [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Protontherapy Center, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice (France)

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Influence strategies for systems of systems  

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Distributed decision making has been identified as a source of managerial complexity for leaders of systems of systems (SoS). A new framework, AIR (Anticipation-Influence-Reaction), is proposed to capture the feedback ...

Shah, Nirav Bharat, 1979-

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Microbially influenced corrosion in sour environments  

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Microbially influenced corrosion (MIC) is a costly and poorly understood source of corrosion that plagues many modern industrial processes such as oil extraction and transportation. Throughout the years, many possible ...

Li, Kwan (Kwan Hon)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Cognitive abilities as influenced by family configuration  

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COGNITIVE ABILITIES AS INFLUENCED BY FAMILY CONFIGURATION A Thesis by Jani ce Leanne Pate Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1979... Major Subject; Psychology COGNITIVE ABILITIES AS INFLUENCED BY FAMILY CONFIGURATION A Thesis by Jani ce Leanne Pate Approved as to style and content by: Chairman of Committee ( y' ~ ' l~ ~ J Hember / Nember (Head of Department) August 1979...

Pate, Janice Leanne

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

320

A PDF method applied to local wind simulation Mireille Bossy  

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A PDF method applied to local wind simulation Mireille Bossy Equipe TOSCA Journ´ee M for local wind simulation Marsh 16 2007 1 / 47 #12;Local wind forecasting Project supported by the French method for local wind simulation Marsh 16 2007 2 / 47 #12;Context and Objectives Development of the wind

Baehr, Christophe

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A Fast Local Search Approach For Multiobjective problems  

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electric car-sharing service with a car manufacturer partner. Compared to the Multiobjective Pareto Local

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

322

Our Local Story SU Food Services recognizes the positive environmental  

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Our Local Story SU Food Services recognizes the positive environmental and economic impact comes from local dairies. By buying these local products, Food Services is sup- porting local farmers Paper ­ paper products, food service supplies Madina Halal Meat & Grocery Store ­ Halal foods Mimi

Mather, Patrick T.

323

Federal Funding for State and Local Clean Energy Programs  

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

Federal programs that provide funding to state and local governments for clean energy programs and projects.

324

LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND  

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LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, RUTGERS, THE STATE'' locally. As a result, local nested structure is produced. This phenome­ non is ultimately due. The main result of the paper establishes the presence of local nested structure in k­color rules

Rowland, Eric

325

LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND  

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LOCAL NESTED STRUCTURE IN RULE 30 ERIC S. ROWLAND DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS, RUTGERS, THE STATE" locally. As a result, local nested structure is produced. This phenome- non is ultimately due. The main result of the paper establishes the presence of local nested structure in k-color rules

Rowland, Eric

326

Influence of non-Gaussian wind characteristics on wind turbine extreme response  

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Abstract The wind turbulence inflows specified in current wind turbine design standards and turbine response simulation tools are usually modeled as stationary random Gaussian processes. Field measurement data, however, suggest that wind turbulence in complex terrain exhibits non-Gaussian characteristics. This study presents a comprehensive investigation on extreme response of operational and parked wind turbines to non-Gaussian wind field. The non-Gaussian wind fields with specified non-Gaussian statistics and power spectral characteristics are generated using translation process theory and spectral representation method. The wind turbine response time histories at each wind speed bin are simulated. The turbine response statistical moments influenced by the non-Gaussian wind inflow are examined. The extreme response distributions conditional on wind speeds are determined from the simulation data using global maxima method and random process model method. The overall extreme response distribution is then calculated by further integrating the distribution of mean wind speed, which is used to quantify the extreme responses with various mean recurrence intervals (MRIs). The results showed that the non-Gaussian characteristics of wind inflows can result in noticeably larger extremes of blade root edgewise and tower base fore-aft bending moments of operational turbine, and blade root flapwise bending moment of parked turbine. The responses with larger \\{MRIs\\} are more sensitive to the non-Gaussian characteristics of wind inflows. The responses of parked turbine are less sensitive to non-Gaussian, especially, the tower base side-to-side bending moment is almost not affected by non-Gaussian. New insights on the determination of extreme response distribution from random process method are also presented focusing on a better modeling of the response distribution tail.

Kuangmin Gong; Xinzhong Chen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local rollback for fault-tolerance in parallel computing systems  

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A control logic device performs a local rollback in a parallel super computing system. The super computing system includes at least one cache memory device. The control logic device determines a local rollback interval. The control logic device runs at least one instruction in the local rollback interval. The control logic device evaluates whether an unrecoverable condition occurs while running the at least one instruction during the local rollback interval. The control logic device checks whether an error occurs during the local rollback. The control logic device restarts the local rollback interval if the error occurs and the unrecoverable condition does not occur during the local rollback interval.

Blumrich, Matthias A. (Yorktown Heights, NY); Chen, Dong (Yorktown Heights, NY); Gara, Alan (Yorktown Heights, NY); Giampapa, Mark E. (Yorktown Heights, NY); Heidelberger, Philip (Yorktown Heights, NY); Ohmacht, Martin (Yorktown Heights, NY); Steinmacher-Burow, Burkhard (Boeblingen, DE); Sugavanam, Krishnan (Yorktown Heights, NY)

2012-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations  

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Local Vehicle Idling Local Vehicle Idling Regulations to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local Vehicle Idling Regulations on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Local Vehicle Idling Regulations A local highway authority may not enact an ordinance that prohibits or

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Project Profile: Influence of Novel Behavioral Strategies in...  

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Influence of Novel Behavioral Strategies in Promoting the Diffusion of Solar Energy Project Profile: Influence of Novel Behavioral Strategies in Promoting the Diffusion of Solar...

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Influence of Electron Donor/Acceptor Concentrations on Hydrous...  

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Influence of Electron DonorAcceptor Concentrations on Hydrous Ferric Oxide (HFO) Bioreduction. Influence of Electron DonorAcceptor Concentrations on Hydrous Ferric Oxide (HFO)...

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The influence of molecular orientation on organic bulk heterojunction...  

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The influence of molecular orientation on organic bulk heterojunction solar cells The influence of molecular orientation on organic bulk heterojunction solar cells Print Monday, 28...

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Nonparametric Context Modeling of Local Appearance for Pose- and Expression-Robust Facial Landmark Localization  

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We propose a data-driven approach to facial landmark localization that models the correlations between each landmark and its surrounding appearance features. At runtime, each feature casts a weighted vote to predict landmark locations, where the weight ...

Brandon M. Smith, Jonathan Brandt, Zhe Lin, Li Zhang

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: State and Local Activities - Publications  

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Publications Publications For state and local communities, NREL has publications about: Clean energy policy analyses Project financing Technology deployment. Clean Energy Policy Analyses Community Energy Profiler The Community Energy Profiler is a basic spreadsheet tool that will help states, communities, and Indian tribes summarize overall energy consumption and establish and visualize a preliminary baseline for energy reduction calculations. The inputs to the spreadsheet include energy use by sector, and the outputs include a graphic of gross energy use by sector and fuel type in common units and a printable pie chart for easy information sharing. The following NREL publications evolved as part of the Clean Energy Policy Analyses project. 2011 State and Local Clean Energy Policy Primer: Getting from Here to Clean

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Localization of gauge fields and monopole tunnelling  

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We study the dynamical localization of a massless gauge field on a lower-dimensional surface (2-brane). In flat space, the necessary and sufficient condition for this phenomenon is the existence of confinement in the bulk. The resulting configuration is equivalent to a dual Josephson junction. This duality leads to an interesting puzzle, as it implies that a localized massless theory, even in the Abelian case, must become confining at exponentially large distances. Through the use of topological arguments we clarify the physics behind this large-distance confinement and identify the instantons of the brane world-volume theory that are responsible for its appearance. We show that they correspond to the (condensed) bulk magnetic charges (monopoles), that occasionally tunnel through the brane and induce weak confinement of the brane theory. We consider the possible generalization of this effect to higher dimensions and discuss phenomenological bounds on the confinement of electric charges at exponentially large distances within our Universe.

Dvali, G. [CERN, Theory Division, CH-1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Center for Cosmology and Particle Physics, Department of Physics, New York University, New York, New York 10003 (United States); Nielsen, H. B. [CERN, Theory Division, CH-1211 Geneva 23 (Switzerland); Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen DK 2100 (Denmark); Tetradis, N. [Department of Physics, University of Athens, Zographou 157 84, Athens (Greece)

2008-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Secure positioning and non-local correlations  

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Recently, the problem of secure position-verification has been extensively analyzed in a formal notion where distant verifiers send secret message along with the decryption key to the prover. We propose here a different notion for secure positioning where distant verifiers determine the actions of the honest prover through non-local correlations generated by local Bell measurements instead of sending secret keys. Our proposed scheme is secure in general and evades known attacks based on instantaneous nonlocal computations in particular. The scheme enables verifiers to identify dishonest provers with very high probability, where N >>1 is the number of entangled pairs used. This strategy for secure positioning results in implementing other cryptographic tasks, for example, quantum oblivious transfer and quantum commitment scheme in a novel way.

Muhammad Nadeem

2014-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Localizing epileptic seizure onsets with Granger causality  

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Accurate localization of the epileptic seizure onset zones (SOZs) is crucial for successful surgery, which usually depends on the information obtained from intracranial electroencephalography (IEEG) recordings. The visual criteria and univariate methods of analyzing IEEG recordings have not always produced clarity on the SOZs for resection and ultimate seizure freedom for patients. Here, to contribute to improving the localization of the SOZs and to understanding the mechanism of seizure propagation over the brain, we applied spectral interdependency methods to IEEG time series recorded from patients during seizures. We found that the high-frequency (>80 Hz) Granger causality (GC) occurs before the onset of any visible ictal activity and causal relationships involve the recording electrodes where clinically identifiable seizures later develop. These results suggest that high-frequency oscillatory network activities precede and underlie epileptic seizures, and that GC spectral measures derived from IEEG can assist in precise delineation of seizure onset times and SOZs.

Bhim M. Adhikari; Charles M. Epstein; Mukesh Dhamala

2013-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Localized Surface Plasmons in Vibrating Graphene Nanodisks  

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Localized surface plasmons are confined collective oscillations of electrons in metallic nanoparticles. When driven by light, the optical response is dictated by geometrical parameters and the dielectric environment and plasmons are therefore extremely important for sensing applications. Plasmons in graphene disks have the additional benefit to be highly tunable via electrical stimulation. Mechanical vibrations create structural deformations in ways where the excitation of localized surface plasmons can be strongly modulated. We show that the spectral shift in such a scenario is determined by a complex interplay between the symmetry and shape of the modal vibrations and the plasmonic mode pattern. Tuning confined modes of light in graphene via acoustic excitations, paves new avenues in shaping the sensitivity of plasmonic detectors, and in the enhancement of the interaction with optical emitters, such as molecules, for future nanophotonic devices.

Wang, Weihua; Mortensen, N Asger; Christensen, Johan

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Eternal inflation and localization on the landscape  

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We model the essential features of eternal inflation on the landscape of a dense discretuum of vacua by the potential $V(\\phi)=V_{0}+\\delta V(\\phi)$, where $|\\delta V(\\phi)|\\ll V_{0}$ is random. We find that the diffusion of the distribution function $\\rho(\\phi,t)$ of the inflaton expectation value in different Hubble patches may be suppressed due to the effect analogous to the Anderson localization in disordered quantum systems. At $t \\to \\infty$ only the localized part of the distribution function $\\rho (\\phi, t)$ survives which leads to dynamical selection principle on the landscape. The probability to measure any but a small value of the cosmological constant in a given Hubble patch on the landscape is exponentially suppressed at $t\\to \\infty$.

D. Podolsky; K. Enqvist

2007-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Grant Program | Open Energy Information  

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Local Grant Program Local Grant Program Jump to: navigation, search States offer a variety of grant programs to encourage the use and development of renewable energy technologies and energy efficiency measures. Most programs offer support for a broad range of technologies, while a few programs focus on promoting one particular technology, such as photovoltaic (PV) systems. Grants are available primarily to the commercial, industrial, utility, education and government sectors. Most grant programs are designed to pay down the cost of eligible systems or equipment. Others focus on research and development, or support project commercialization. In recent years, the federal government has offered grants for renewables and energy efficiency projects for end-users. Grants are typically available on a competitive basis. [1]

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Local wellposedness of Chern-Simons-Schrdinger  

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In this article we consider the initial value problem for the Chern-Simons-Schrodinger model in two space dimensions. This is a covariant NLS type problem which is L^2 critical. For this equation we introduce a so-called heat gauge, and prove that, with respect to this gauge, the problem is locally well-posed for initial data which is small in H^s, s > 0.

Baoping Liu; Paul Smith; Daniel Tataru

2012-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy localization in two chaotically coupled systems  

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We set up and analyze a random matrix model to study energy localization and its time behavior in two chaotically coupled systems. This investigation is prompted by a recent experimental and theoretical study of Weaver and Lobkis on coupled elastomechanical systems. Our random matrix model properly describes the main features of the findings by Weaver and Lobkis. Due to its general character, our model is also applicable to similar systems in other areas of physics -- for example, to chaotically coupled quantum dots.

Johan Gronqvist; Thomas Guhr

2005-06-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating local action elements for action analysis  

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In this paper, we propose a framework for human action analysis from video footage. A video action sequence in our perspective is a dynamic structure of sparse local spatial-temporal patches termed action elements, so the problems of action analysis ... Keywords: Action classification, Action distance function, Action matching, Action retrieval, Generalized Hough Transform, Implicit Shape Model, Multi-dimensional density estimation, Sparse Bayesian classifier, Spatial temporal feature

Tuan Hue Thi; Li Cheng; Jian Zhang; Li Wang; Shinichi Satoh

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Elastic metamaterials with local resonances: an overview  

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Metamaterials are artificial composite materials engineered to have properties that may not be found in nature. By exploring locally resonant effect of the building units elasticmetamaterials are able to possess negative values of effective mass effective bulk or shear modulus. Mass-spring and continuum material versions of these elasticmetamaterials are reported and the physical mechanisms of negative effective parameters are demonstrated. Applications of metamaterials to acoustic cloaking and superlensing are also discussed.

Xiaoming Zhou; Xiaoning Liu; Gengkai Hu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local energy landscape in a simple liquid  

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It is difficult to relate the properties of liquids and glasses directly to their structure because of complexity in the structure that defies precise definition. The potential energy landscape (PEL) approach is a very insightful way to conceptualize the structure-property relationship in liquids and glasses, particularly the effect of temperature and history. However, because of the highly multidimensional nature of the PEL it is hard to determine, or even visualize, the actual details of the energy landscape. In this article we introduce a modified concept of the local energy landscape (LEL), which is limited in phase space, and demonstrate its usefulness using molecular dynamics simulation on a simple liquid at high temperatures. The local energy landscape is given as a function of the local coordination number, the number of the nearest-neighbor atoms. The excitation in the LEL corresponds to the so-called ?-relaxation process. The LEL offers a simple but useful starting point to discuss complex phenomena in liquids and glasses.

T. Iwashita and T. Egami

2014-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Localized whistlers in magnetized spin quantum plasmas  

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The nonlinear propagation of electromagnetic (EM) electron-cyclotron waves (whistlers) along an external magnetic field, and their modulation by electrostatic small but finite amplitude ion-acoustic density perturbations are investigated in a uniform quantum plasma with intrinsic spin of electrons. The effects of the quantum force associated with the Bohm potential and the combined effects of the classical as well as the spin-induced ponderomotive forces (CPF and SPF, respectively) are taken into consideration. The latter modify the local plasma density in a self-consistent manner. The coupled modes of wave propagation is shown to be governed by a modified set of nonlinear Schroedinger-Boussinesq-like equations which admit exact solutions in form of stationary localized envelopes. Numerical simulation reveals the existence of large-scale density fluctuations that are self-consistently created by the localized whistlers in a strongly magnetized high density plasma. The conditions for the modulational instability (MI) and the value of its growth rate are obtained. Possible applications of our results, e.g., in strongly magnetized dense plasmas and in the next generation laser-solid density plasma interaction experiments are discussed.

Misra, A. P.; Brodin, G.; Marklund, M. [Department of Physics, Umeaa University, SE-901 87 Umeaa (Sweden); Shukla, P. K. [Department of Physics, Umeaa University, SE-901 87 Umeaa (Sweden); RUB International Chair, International Centre for Advanced Studies in Physical Sciences, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Ruhr University Bochum, D-44780 Bochum (Germany)

2010-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

346

Local Energy Landscape in a Simple Liquid  

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It is difficult to relate the properties of liquids and glasses directly to their structure because of complexity in the structure which defies precise definition. The potential energy landscape (PEL) approach is a very insightful way to conceptualize the structure-property relationship in liquids and glasses, particularly on the effect of temperature and history. However, because of the highly multi-dimensional nature of the PEL it is hard to determine, or even visualize, the actual details of the energy landscape. In this article we introduce a modified concept of the local energy landscape (LEL) which is limited in phase space, and demonstrate its usefulness using molecular dynamics simulation on a simple liquid at high temperatures. The local energy landscape is given as a function of the local coordination number, the number of the nearest neighbor atoms. The excitations in the LEL corresponds to the so-called beta-relaxation process. The LEL offers a simple but useful starting point to discuss complex phenomena in liquids and glasses.

Takuya Iwashita; Takeshi Egami

2014-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

347

Subsystem codes with spatially local generators  

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We study subsystem codes whose gauge group has local generators in two-dimensional (2D) geometry. It is shown that there exists a family of such codes defined on lattices of size LL with the number of logical qubits k and the minimum distance d both proportional to L. The gauge group of these codes involves only two-qubit generators of type XX and ZZ coupling nearest-neighbor qubits (and some auxiliary one-qubit generators). Our proof is not constructive as it relies on a certain version of the Gilbert-Varshamov bound for classical codes. Along the way, we introduce and study properties of generalized Bacon-Shor codes that might be of independent interest. Secondly, we prove that any 2D subsystem [n,k,d] code with spatially local generators obeys upper bounds kd=O(n) and d2=O(n). The analogous upper bound proved recently for 2D stabilizer codes is kd2=O(n). Our results thus demonstrate that subsystem codes can be more powerful than stabilizer codes under the spatial locality constraint.

Sergey Bravyi

2011-01-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Climatic influences on hillslope soil transport efficiency  

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The soil transport coefficient D represents the relationship between local topographical gradient and soil flux in the landscape evolution model. This work presents new estimates of the soil transport coefficient D at 9 ...

Schurr, Naomi D. (Naomi Daika)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

The influence of local and imported factors on the design and construction of the Spanish missions in San Antonio, Texas  

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San Antonio, Texas, is home to several eighteenth-century Spanish Franciscan missions, which represent some of the best examples of Spanish colonial mission architecture in the United States and which together comprise the city's historic Chain...

Crowley, Nancy E.

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Single Nanoparticle Tracking Reveals Influence of Chemical Functionality of Nanoparticles on Local Ordering of Liquid Crystals and Nanoparticle Diffusion Coefficients  

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In this study, we used gold nanoparticles purchased with nominal diameters of 150 nm (Ted Pella, Inc.). ... Poulin, P.; Weitz, D. A. Phys. ...

Gary M. Koenig, Jr.; Rizal Ong; Angel D. Cortes; J. Antonio Moreno-Razo; Juan J. de Pablo; Nicholas L. Abbott

2009-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of Influence of Electrode Geometry on Impedance Spectroscopy  

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Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) is a powerful and proven tool for analyzing AC impedance response. A conventional three electrode EIS method was used to perform the investigation in the present study. Saturated potassium chloride solution was used as the electrolyte and three different material rods were used as working electrodes. Different configurations of electrode area were exposed to the electrolyte as an active area to investigate electrode geometry effects. Counter to working electrode distance was also altered while keeping the working electrode effective area constant to explore the AC response dependence on the variation of ion travel distance. Some controlled experiments were done to validate the experimental setup and to provide a control condition for comparison with experimental results. A frequency range of 100 mHz to 1 MHz was used for all experiments. In our analysis, we have found a noteworthy influence of electrode geometry on AC impedance response. For all electrodes, impedance decreases with the increase of effective area of the electrolyte. High frequency impedance is not as dependent on geometry as low frequency response. The observed phase shift angle drops in the high frequency region with increased working electrode area, whereas at low frequency the reverse is true. Resistance and capacitive reactance both decrease with an increase of area, but resistance response is more pronounce than reactance. For lower frequencies, small changes in working area produce very distinctive EIS variations. Electrode material as well as geometry was systematically varied in the present study. From these and other studies, we hope to develop a fundamental foundation for understanding specific changes in local geometry in fuel cell (and other) electrodes as a method of designing local morphology for specific performance.

Ahmed, Riaz; Reifsnider, Kenneth L

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Influences on Rat Spatial Choice Social Influences on Rat Spatial Choice  

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of spatial working memory paradigms using pairs of laboratory rats foraging together for food depleted of food by the other rat. The latter effect is based on working memory for the choices madeSocial Influences on Rat Spatial Choice Social Influences on Rat Spatial Choice Michael F. Brown

Cook, Robert

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The Influence of Chemi-ionization and Recombination Processes on Spectral Line Shapes in Stellar Atmospheres  

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In this work, the chemi-ionization processes in atom- Rydberg atom collisions, as well as the corresponding chemi-recombination processes are considered as factors of influence on the atom exited-state populations in weakly ionized layers of stellar atmospheres. The presented results are related to the photospheres of the Sun and some M red dwarfs as well as weakly ionized layers of DB white dwarfs atmospheres. It has been found that the mentioned chemi ionization/recombination processes dominate over the relevant concurrent electron-atom and electron-ion ionization and recombination process in all parts of considered stellar atmospheres. The obtained results demonstrate the fact that the considered chemi ionization/recombination processes must have a very significant influence on the optical properties of the stellar atmospheres. Thus, it is shown that these processes and their importance for non-local thermodynamic equilibrium (non-LTE) modeling of the solar atmospheres should be investigated further.

Mihajlov, Anatolij A; Sreckovic, Vladimir A; Dimitrijevic, Milan S

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) | Department of Energy  

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Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) Lakeshore Management by Local Governments (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Institutional Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Savings Category Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Wind Solar Program Info State Montana Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Local Governments This statute grants primary authority to local governments to establish laws and regulations to conserve and protect lakes in their jurisdiction,

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Local Water Quality Districts (Montana) | Department of Energy  

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Local Water Quality Districts (Montana) Local Water Quality Districts (Montana) Local Water Quality Districts (Montana) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Institutional Multi-Family Residential Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Water Buying & Making Electricity Home Weatherization Program Info State Montana Program Type Siting and Permitting Provider Montana Department of Environmental Quality This statute provides for the creation of local water quality districts to prevent and mitigate ground and surface water contamination. Each local

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Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence Program  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To establish the policies, responsibilities, and authorities for implementing the Department of Energy (DOE) Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) program, which is designed to obtain information that indicates whether DOE offerors/bidders or contractors/subcontractors are owned, controlled, or influenced by foreign individuals, governments, or organizations, and whether that foreign involvement may pose an undue risk to the common defense and security. This directive does not cancel another directive. Canceled by DOE O 470.1 of 9-28-1995.

1993-06-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical investigation on operation mode influenced by external frequency in atmospheric pressure barrier discharge  

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The influence of external driving frequency on the discharge mode in the dielectric barrier discharge was investigated with a two-dimensional, self-consistent fluid model. The simulation results show that the helium discharge exhibits three operation modes: Townsend, homogeneous glow, and local glow discharges from the lower frequency (1 kHz) to the higher frequency (100 kHz) under discharge parameters specified in this work. The discharge operates in a Townsend mode when the driving frequency varies from 1 to about 7 kHz; while it exhibits homogenous glow characteristics in an approximate range from 7 to 65 kHz; when the external frequency exceeds 65 kHz, it turns into a local glow discharge. The effects of external driving frequency on the discharge mode were revealed and the physical reasons were discussed.

Wang Qi [Dalian Institute of Semiconductor Technology, School of Electronics Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023 (China); Sun Jizhong; Wang Dezhen [School of Physics and Optoelectronic Technology, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116023 (China)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The influence of defects on magnetic properties of fcc-Pu  

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The influence of vacancies and interstitial atoms on magnetism in Pu is considered in the framework of the density functional theory. The crystal structure relaxation arising due to various types of defects is calculated using the molecular dynamics method with a modified embedded atom model. The local density approximation with explicit inclusion of Coulomb and spin-orbit interactions is applied in matrix invariant form to describe correlation effects in Pu with these types of defects. The calculations show that both vacancies and interstitials give rise to local moments in the f-shell of Pu in good agreement with experimental data for aged Pu. Magnetism appears due to the destruction of a delicate balance between spin-orbit and exchange interactions.

Shorikov, A. O.; Anisimov, V. I.; Korotin, M. A. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Physics (Russian Federation)] [Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Metal Physics (Russian Federation); Dremov, V. V., E-mail: vvd0531@mail.ru; Sapozhnikov, Ph. A. [Russian Federal Nuclear Center 'Institute of Technical Physics,' (Russian Federation)] [Russian Federal Nuclear Center 'Institute of Technical Physics,' (Russian Federation)

2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Local-field factors in cubic crystals  

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The local-field factors at an atomic site are calculated in the electric-dipole approximation for monatomic and diatomic cubic lattices. Their symmetry relations are deduced from thermodynamics, and an explicit computation as a function of the electronic delocalization is performed in several usual cases within the linear-screening approximation. Then the effective field undergone by an elementary excitation of the crystal (phonon, exciton) is investigated. A comparison is made with Hopfield's model concerning Frenkel's excitons, and with the Born and Huang theory of the infrared dielectric properties of ionic crystals.

R. Bonneville

1980-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Localization and identification of corona forms  

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In this paper, the detection of a corona effect based on phase-resolved images is studied. An advanced method for localization and identification of defects occurring in high voltage (HV) overhead lines and substation power equipment is presented. Under the laboratory conditions phase-resolved images of discharges, generated at certain spots within the HV transmission line, were registered. Those spots represented defects existing in the real environment and they were sources of additional corona discharges. Results indicated that phase-resolved images of corona interference are well correlated to a special kind of defect occurring within the HV overhead lines, as well as within substation power equipment.

Barbara Florkowska; Pawel Zydron; Marek Florkowski

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Star Formation in the Local Universe  

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We present preliminary results of a long-term study aimed at answering a number of open questions on the evolution of starbursts in local galaxies. The project employes mainly HST data from the ultraviolet to the red of the stellar continuum and of the nebular emission from the galaxies. Here we concentrate on NGC5253 and NGC5236 (M83), that form a dwarf--massive galaxy pair at about 4 Mpc distance. The recent star formation history of the centers of the two galaxies is investigated in order to identify similarities and differences in the evolution of their central starbursts.

Daniela Calzetti; Jason Harris

2001-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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A local model violating Bell's inequalities  

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A model for two entangled systems in an EPR setting is shown to reproduce the quantum-mechanical outcomes and expectation values. Each system is represented by a small sphere containing a point-like particle embedded in a field. A quantum state appears as an equivalence class of several possible particle-field configurations. Contrarily to Bell-type hidden variables models, the fields account for the non-commutative aspects of the measurements and deny the simultaneous reality of incompatible physical quantities, thereby allowing to escape EPR's "completeness or locality" dilemma.

A. Matzkin

2009-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Local models and EPR quantum correlations  

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A model for two entangled systems in an EPR setting is shown to reproduce the quantum-mechanical outcomes and expectation values. Each system is represented by a small sphere containing a point-like particle embedded in a field. A quantum state appears as an equivalence class of several possible particle-field configurations. Contrarily to Bell-type hidden variables models, the fields account for the non-commutative aspects of the measurements and deny the simultaneous reality of incompatible physical quantities, thereby allowing to escape EPR's ``completeness or locality'' dilemma.

A. Matzkin

2009-01-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Localization on the Landscape and Eternal Inflation  

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We investigate the validity of the assertion that eternal inflation populates the landscape of string theory. We verify that bubble solutions do not satisfy the Klein Gordon equation for the landscape potential. Solutions to the landscape potential within the formalism of quantum cosmology are Anderson localized wavefunctions. Those are inconsistent with inflating bubble solutions. The physical reasons behind the failure of a relation between eternal inflation and the landscape are rooted in quantum phenomena such as interference between wavefunction concentrated around the various vacua in the landscape.

Laura Mersini-Houghton; Malcolm J. Perry

2014-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Local renormalizable gauge theories from nonlocal operators  

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The possibility that nonlocal operators might be added to the Yang-Mills action is investigated. We point out that there exists a class of nonlocal operators which lead to renormalizable gauge theories. These operators turn out to be localizable by means of the introduction of auxiliary fields. The renormalizability is thus ensured by the symmetry content exhibited by the resulting local theory. The example of the nonlocal operator Tr{integral}A{sub {mu}}1/(D{sup 2}) A{sub {mu}} is analyzed in detail. A few remarks on the possible role that these operators might have for confining theories are outlined.

Capri, M.A.L. [UERJ, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 20550-013 Maracana, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: marcio@dft.if.uerj.br; Lemes, V.E.R. [UERJ, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 20550-013 Maracana, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: vitor@dft.if.uerj.br; Sobreiro, R.F. [CBPF, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Fisicas, Rua Xavier Sigaud 150, 22290-180 Urca, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: sobreiro@cbpf.br; Sorella, S.P. [UERJ, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 20550-013 Maracana, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: sorella@uerj.br; Thibes, R. [UERJ, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rua Sao Francisco Xavier 524, 20550-013 Maracana, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)], E-mail: thibes@dft.if.uerj.br

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366

Spotlight on Rutland County, Vermont: How Local Ties Lead to Local Wins  

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April 2011 Version 2 April 2011 Version 2 betterbuildings.energy.gov/neighborhoods Spotlight on Rutland County, Vermont: How Local Ties Lead to Local Wins Driving Demand The Better Buildings Neighborhood Program is part of the national Better Buildings Initiative led by the U.S. Department of Energy. To learn how the Better Buildings Neighborhood Program is making homes more comfortable and businesses more lucrative and to read more from this Spotlight series, visit betterbuildings.energy.gov/neighborhoods. Neighbors Excel in Spreading the Value of Energy Efficiency in Rutland, Vermont Building on their understanding of homeowners in Rutland County, Vermont, NeighborWorks of Western Vermont (NWWVT) has enlisted well-respected local citizens and organizations to spread the word about home energy efficiency

367

Other Locales Gulf Stream Locale -A Field Laboratory for Cloud Process  

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Gulf Stream Locale -A Field Gulf Stream Locale -A Field Laboratory for Cloud Process S. Raman Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27695-8028 Clouds associated with the Gulf Stream Locale, (Figure 1) are in general due to the cyclogenesis or redevelopments of the storms off the east coast of the United States in winters, movement along the coast of the storms that are generated over the Gulf of Mexico in the spring and fall and mesoscale convective circulations present in all seasons. During the summer and early fall ,this region is also susceptible to hurricanes moving from the south. There have been several attempts to reproduce some of the observed synoptic and mesoscale features of these sys- tems (e.g., Krei1zberg and Perkey 1977; Holt et al. 1990;

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Recovery Act: Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives | Department of  

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Local Energy Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives Recovery Act: Local Energy Assurance Planning Initiatives View Local Energy Assurance Planning Recipients by City Read more View Local Energy Assurance Planning Recipients - City Populations Read more View the full list of Local Energy Assurance Planning Recipients Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced on February 19, 2010 that the Department of Energy was making selection of awards for more than $8 million to 43 cities and towns across the country to develop or expand local energy assurance plans that will improve electricity reliability and energy security in these communities. These emergency preparedness plans, funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will help ensure local governments can recover and restore power quickly following any

369

Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place  

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Tourism & Urban Development: Building Local Economies & Sense of Place - Greenwoods Corner - Simon, tourism must sustain and enhance local quality of life ­ "Communities will work for tourism if tourism

370

Local Scouts Train with Hanford Safety Experts - 52 Boy Scouts...  

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Local Scouts Train with Hanford Safety Experts - 52 Boy Scouts Earn Merit Badges at the HAMMER Training Facility Local Scouts Train with Hanford Safety Experts - 52 Boy Scouts Earn...

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Local Power Empowers: CHP and District Energy | Department of...  

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Local Power Empowers: CHP and District Energy Local Power Empowers: CHP and District Energy Blue version of the EERE PowerPoint template, for use with PowerPoint 2007. Transcript...

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Essays on the economics of local labor markets  

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This thesis studies the economics of local labor markets. There are three chapters in the thesis, and each chapter studies how economic outcomes are affected by local labor market conditions. The first chapter studies the ...

Notowidigdo, Matt, 1981-

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EECBG Success Story: Massachusetts Middle School Goes Local for...  

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Massachusetts Middle School Goes Local for PV Solar Energy System EECBG Success Story: Massachusetts Middle School Goes Local for PV Solar Energy System August 13, 2010 - 11:21am...

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Local student receives Y-12-sponsored scholarship | Y-12 National...  

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Local student receives ... Local student receives Y-12-sponsored scholarship Posted: August 22, 2011 - 1:56pm For a second consecutive year, B&W Y-12 sponsored a 2,500 Tennessee...

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LOCAL BUS $178.00 LINK $267.00  

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- No refunds Pass Information: (617) 222-5218/6117 Schedule and Fare Information: (617) 222-3200 www.mbta, 2014 Local Bus $44.50/Month · Any local MBTA Bus or Trackless Trolley, excluding Mattapan High- Speed

Dennett, Daniel

376

Localized Thermal Distribution for Office Buildings; Final Report - Phase III  

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level is local (zonal) fan coil units served by variableby the T A M s and fan coil units, and has a rate of energyfan and the local fan coil units. The TAMs were sized to

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Local architectural identities within modernization context in southern China  

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In the processing of modernization, local architecture identities are diminishing in Kaiping, my home county in Canton Province, China. This thesis is searching for new architectural features that are based on the local ...

Zhen, Lian Quan

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Three essays in the economics of local public goods  

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This thesis is a collection of three empirical essays on the economics of local public goods. Chapter One examines the marginal propensity of local governments to spend out of lump- sum grant income. Economic theory predicts ...

Lutz, Byron F

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet  

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Local and Public Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Local and Public Transportation Fleet Alternative Fuel Study on AddThis.com...

380

Energy localization and frequency analysis in the locust ear  

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...research-article Research articles 1004 25 29 34 Energy localization and frequency analysis in...are exquisitely adapted to capture sound energy and perform signal analysis. Studying...tsunami-like fashion, resulting in energy localization that focuses vibrations onto...

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381

Simulating weak localization using superconducting quantum circuits  

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Understanding complex quantum matter presents a central challenge in condensed matter physics. The difficulty lies in the exponential scaling of the Hilbert space with the system size, making solutions intractable for both analytical and conventional numerical methods. As originally envisioned by Richard Feynman, this class of problems can be tackled using controllable quantum simulators. Despite many efforts, building an quantum emulator capable of solving generic quantum problems remains an outstanding challenge, as this involves controlling a large number of quantum elements. Here, employing a multi-element superconducting quantum circuit and manipulating a single microwave photon, we demonstrate that we can simulate the weak localization phenomenon observed in mesoscopic systems. By engineering the control sequence in our emulator circuit, we are also able to reproduce the well-known temperature dependence of weak localization. Furthermore, we can use our circuit to continuously tune the level of disorder, a parameter that is not readily accessible in mesoscopic systems. By demonstrating a high level of control and complexity, our experiment shows the potential for superconducting quantum circuits to realize scalable quantum simulators.

Yu Chen; P. Roushan; D. Sank; C. Neill; Erik Lucero; Matteo Mariantoni; R. Barends; B. Chiaro; J. Kelly; A. Megrant; J. Y. Mutus; P. J. J. O'Malley; A. Vainsencher; J. Wenner; T. C. White; Yi Yin; A. N. Cleland; John M. Martinis

2014-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

382

Incorporating local boundary conditions into nonlocal theories  

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We study nonlocal equations from the area of peridynamics on bounded domains. In our companion paper, we discover that, on $\\mathbb{R}^n$, the governing operator in peridynamics, which involves a convolution, is a bounded function of the classical (local) governing operator. Building on this, we define an abstract convolution operator on bounded domains. The abstract convolution operator is a function of the classical operator, defined by a Hilbert basis available due to the purely discrete spectrum of the latter. As governing operator of the nonlocal equation we use a function of the classical operator, this allows us to incorporate local boundary conditions into nonlocal theories. For the homogeneous wave equation with the considered boundary conditions, we prove that continuity is preserved by time evolution. We give explicit solution expressions for the initial value problems with prominent boundary conditions such as periodic, antiperiodic, Neumann, and Dirichlet. In order to connect to the standard convolution, we give an integral representation of the abstract convolution operator. We present additional "simple" convolutionsbased on periodic and antiperiodic boundary conditions that lead Neumann and Dirichlet boundary conditions. We present a numerical study of the solutions of the wave equation. For discretization, we employ a weak formulation based on a Galerkin projection and use piecewise polynomials on each element which allows discontinuities of the approximate solution at the element borders. We study convergence order of solutions with respect to polynomial order and observe optimal convergence. We depict the solutions for each boundary condition.

Burak Aksoylu; Horst Reinhard Beyer; Fatih Celiker

2014-11-12T23:59:59.000Z

383

Star Formation Histories in the Local Group  

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Deep color magnitude diagrams extending to the main sequence provide the most direct measure of the detailed star formation history in a stellar population. With large investments of observing time, HST can obtain such data for populations out to 1 Mpc, but its field of view is extremely small in comparison to the size of Local Group galaxies. This limitation severely constrains our understanding of galaxy formation. For example, the largest galaxy in the Local Group, Andromeda, offers an ideal laboratory for studying the formation of large spiral galaxies, but the galaxy shows substructure on a variety of scales, presumably due to its violent merger history. Within its remaining lifetime, HST can only sample a few sight-lines through this complex galaxy. In contrast, a wide field imager could provide a map of Andromeda's halo, outer disk, and tidal streams, revealing the spatially-dependent star formation history in each structure. The same data would enable many secondary studies, such as the age variation in Andromeda's globular cluster system, gigantic samples of variable stars, and microlensing tracers of the galaxy's dark matter distribution.

Thomas M. Brown

2004-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

384

The influence of anisotropy on brain injury prediction  

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Abstract Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when a mechanical insult produces damage to the brain and disrupts its normal function. Numerical head models are often used as tools to analyze \\{TBIs\\} and to measure injury based on mechanical parameters. However, the reliability of such models depends on the incorporation of an appropriate level of structural detail and accurate representation of the material behavior. Since recent studies have shown that several brain regions are characterized by a marked anisotropy, constitutive equations should account for the orientation-dependence within the brain. Nevertheless, in most of the current models brain tissue is considered as completely isotropic. To study the influence of the anisotropy on the mechanical response of the brain, a head model that incorporates the orientation of neural fibers is used and compared with a fully isotropic model. A simulation of a concussive impact based on a sport accident illustrates that significantly lowered strains in the axonal direction as well as increased maximum principal strains are detected for anisotropic regions of the brain. Thus, the orientation-dependence strongly affects the response of the brain tissue. When anisotropy of the whole brain is taken into account, deformation spreads out and white matter is particularly affected. The introduction of local axonal orientations and fiber distribution into the material model is crucial to reliably address the strains occurring during an impact and should be considered in numerical head models for potentially more accurate predictions of brain injury.

C. Giordano; R.J.H. Cloots; J.A.W. van Dommelen; S. Kleiven

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar influences on Climate PROFESSOR JOANNA HAIGH  

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Solar influences on Climate PROFESSOR JOANNA HAIGH Executive summary THE SUN PROVIDES THE ENERGY THAT DRIVES THE EARTH'S CLIMATE system. Variations in the composition and intensity of incident solar and additional to those from man-made climate change. In the current epoch, solar variation impacts on regional

386

Evaluating Environmental Influences Oxidation Kinetics by a  

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strategies for remediation of As-contaminated waters. In this study, the influence of goethite (R D O N A L D L . S P A R K S Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, The University of As-Mn systems demonstrate rapid oxidation of AsIII , catalyzed by Mn-oxides, producing less toxic

Sparks, Donald L.

387

Identifying Microbially Influenced Corrosion in Paper  

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1 Identifying Microbially Influenced Corrosion in Paper Machines and elsewhere Sandy Sharp, SharpConsultant, Columbia, MD, USA Symposium on Corrosion in Pulp and Paper Mills and Biorefineries, Georgia Tech., November (floating in solution) do not cause corrosion, but Sessile bacteria (attached to metal surfaces) can

Das, Suman

388

Influence of Light on Plant Growth  

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... A JOINT symposium on the influence of light on plant growth arranged by the Association of Applied Biologists and the Horticultural Education Association ... the chrysanthemum. In short-day plants, providing that they have first been exposed to light of high intensity, flowering is determined by exposure to dark periods of more than ...

D. VINCE

1957-04-06T23:59:59.000Z

389

Review article Influence of electric conductivity management  

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Review article Influence of electric conductivity management on greenhouse tomato yield and fruit quality Martine DORAISa,b*, Athanasios P. PAPADOPOULOSa, André GOSSELINb a Greenhouse and Processing Crops Horticulture, Université Laval, Sainte-Foy, QC, G1K 7P4, Canada (Received 3 August 2000; revised 6 February

Boyer, Edmond

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Solar Influences on Climate Professor Joanna Haigh  

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Solar Influences on Climate Professor Joanna Haigh Executive Summary The Sun provides the energy to be much smaller than those due to increasing greenhouse gases. What are the sources of variation in solar radiation? There are two main sources of variation in solar radiation. First, there are internal stellar

Rosso, Lula

391

Local Responses to Marine Conservation in Zanzibar, Tanzania  

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Honey,M. 1999. Ecotourismandsustainabledevelopment:localcommunitymembers. Ecotourismisalucrativeniche

Levine, Arielle

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Local Topological Order Inhibits Thermal Stability in 2D  

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We study the robustness of quantum information stored in the degenerate ground space of a local, frustration-free Hamiltonian with commuting terms on a 2D spin lattice. On one hand, a macroscopic energy barrier separating the distinct ground states under local transformations would protect the information from thermal fluctuations. On the other hand, local topological order would shield the ground space from static perturbations. Here we demonstrate that local topological order implies a constant energy barrier, thus inhibiting thermal stability.

Olivier Landon-Cardinal and David Poulin

2013-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

393

Sobolev inequality for localization of pseudo-relativistic energy  

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In this article we present Sobolev-type inequalities for the localization of pseudo-relativistic energy.

A. A. Balinsky; A. E. Tyukov

2005-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

394

Deuterium depletion and magnesium enhancement in the local disc  

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The local disc deuter is known to be depleted in comparison to the local bubble. We show, that the same lines of sight that are depleted in deuter, are enhanced in magnesium. Heavier elements - Si and Fe do not show any difference in the abundance between the local disc and the local bubble. This observation implicates that astration is responsible for both deuter depletion and magnesium enhancement.

Piotr Gnacinski

2005-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Extremely local MR representations: Youngmi Hur1 & Amos Ron2  

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Extremely local MR representations: L-CAMP Youngmi Hur1 & Amos Ron2 Workshop on sparse representations: UMD, May 2005 1 Math, UW-Madison 2 CS, UW-Madison #12;Wavelet and framelet constructions History of all local MR representations #12;L-CAMP: Extremely local MR constructions Bird's view of the CAP

Maryland at College Park, University of

396

Pharos: enable physical analytics through visible light based indoor localization  

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Indoor physical analytics calls for high-accuracy localization that existing indoor (e.g., WiFi-based) localization systems may not offer. By exploiting the ever increasingly wider adoption of LED lighting, in this paper, we study the problem of using ... Keywords: LED, indoor localization, mobile, optical channel model, physical analytics, visible light

Pan Hu; Liqun Li; Chunyi Peng; Guobin Shen; Feng Zhao

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Local network distribution practices -- a walk from MDF to customer  

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This paper explores the various components that make up the local network from the MDF in the local exchange to the customer. The dominant distribution media in the local network is copper and this will continue to hold its position as a simple and reliable ...

D. I. Monro; D. S. Butler; S. Worger

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Non-Locality Distillation is Impossible for Isotropic Quantum Systems  

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Non-locality is a powerful resource for various communication and information theoretic tasks, e.g., to establish a secret key between two parties, or to reduce the communication complexity of distributed computing. Typically, the more non-local a system is, the more useful it is as a resource for such tasks. We address the issue of non-locality distillation, i.e., whether it is possible to create a strongly non-local system by local operations on several weakly non-local ones. More specifically, we consider a setting where non-local systems can be realized via measurements on underlying shared quantum states. The hardest instances for non-locality distillation are the isotropic quantum systems: if a certain isotropic system can be distilled, then all systems of the same non-locality can be distilled as well. The main result of this paper is that non-locality cannot be distilled from such isotropic quantum systems. Our results are based on the theory of cross norms defined over the tensor product of certain Banach spaces. In particular, we introduce a single-parameter family of cross norms, which is used to construct a hierarchy of convex sets that are closed under local operations. This hierarchy interpolates between the set of local systems and an approximation to the set of quantum systems.

Dejan D. Dukaric

2011-05-12T23:59:59.000Z

399

Energy-Efficient Localized Routing in Random Multihop Wireless Networks  

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Energy-Efficient Localized Routing in Random Multihop Wireless Networks Yu Wang, Senior Member the energy efficiency of routes in multihop wireless networks. Among them, several geographical localized Localized Energy-Aware Restricted Neighborhood routing (LEARN), which can guarantee the energy efficiency

Wang, Yu

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Classic Nuclear Localization Signals and a Novel Nuclear Localization Motif Are Required for Nuclear Transport of Porcine Parvovirus Capsid Proteins  

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...Reserved. 15 October 2014 research-article Virus-Cell Interactions Classic Nuclear Localization Signals and a Novel Nuclear Localization Motif Are Required for Nuclear Transport of Porcine Parvovirus Capsid Proteins Maude Boisvert Veronique Bouchard-Levesque...

Maude Boisvert; Vronique Bouchard-Lvesque; Sandra Fernandes; Peter Tijssen

2014-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

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401

THE LOCAL HOSTS OF TYPE Ia SUPERNOVAE  

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We use multi-wavelength, matched aperture, integrated photometry from the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX), the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, and the RC3 to estimate the physical properties of 166 nearby galaxies hosting 168 well-observed Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia). The ultraviolet (UV) imaging of local SN Ia hosts from GALEX allows a direct comparison with higher-redshift hosts measured at optical wavelengths that correspond to the rest-frame UV. Our data corroborate well-known features that have been seen in other SN Ia samples. Specifically, hosts with active star formation produce brighter and slower SNe Ia on average, and hosts with luminosity-weighted ages older than 1 Gyr produce on average more faint, fast, and fewer bright, slow SNe Ia than younger hosts. New results include that in our sample, the faintest and fastest SNe Ia occur only in galaxies exceeding a stellar mass threshold of approx10{sup 10} M{sub sun}, leading us to conclude that their progenitors must arise in populations that are older and/or more metal rich than the general SN Ia population. A low host extinction subsample hints at a residual trend in peak luminosity with host age, after correcting for light-curve shape, giving the appearance that older hosts produce less-extincted SNe Ia on average. This has implications for cosmological fitting of SNe Ia, and suggests that host age could be useful as a parameter in the fitting. Converting host mass to metallicity and computing {sup 56}Ni mass from the supernova light curves, we find that our local sample is consistent with a model that predicts a shallow trend between stellar metallicity and the {sup 56}Ni mass that powers the explosion, but we cannot rule out the absence of a trend. We measure a correlation between {sup 56}Ni mass and host age in the local universe that is shallower and not as significant as that seen at higher redshifts. The details of the age-{sup 56}Ni mass correlations at low and higher redshift imply a luminosity-weighted age threshold of approx3 Gyr for SN Ia hosts, above which they are less likely to produce SNe Ia with {sup 56}Ni masses above approx0.5 M{sub sun}.

Neill, James D.; Martin, D. Christopher; Barlow, Tom A.; Foster, Karl; Friedman, Peter G.; Morrissey, Patrick; Wyder, Ted K. [California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125 (United States); Sullivan, Mark [University of Oxford, Denys Wilkinson Building, Keble Road, Oxford, OX1 3RH (United Kingdom); Howell, D. Andrew [Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network, 6740 Cortona Dr., Suite 102, Goleta, CA 93117 (United States); Conley, Alex [Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, University of Toronto, 50 St. George Street, Toronto, ONM5S3H8 (Canada); Seibert, Mark; Madore, Barry F. [The Observatories of the Carnegie Institute of Washington, 813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena, CA, 91101 (United States); Neff, Susan G. [Laboratory for Astronomy and Solar Physics, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 20771 (United States); Schiminovich, David [Department of Astronomy, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027 (United States); Bianchi, Luciana [Center for Astrophysical Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Donas, Jose; Milliard, Bruno [Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Marseille, BP 8, Traverse du Siphon, 13376 Marseille Cedex 12 (France); Heckman, Timothy M. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Homewood Campus, Baltimore, MD 21218 (United States); Lee, Young-Wook [Center for Space Astrophysics, Yonsei University, Seoul 120-749 (Korea, Republic of); Rich, R. Michael [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (United States)

2009-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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A block matching-based registration algorithm for localization of locally advanced lung tumors  

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Purpose: To implement and evaluate a block matching-based registration (BMR) algorithm for locally advanced lung tumor localization during image-guided radiotherapy. Methods: Small (1 cm{sup 3}), nonoverlapping image subvolumes (blocks) were automatically identified on the planning image to cover the tumor surface using a measure of the local intensity gradient. Blocks were independently and automatically registered to the on-treatment image using a rigid transform. To improve speed and robustness, registrations were performed iteratively from coarse to fine image resolution. At each resolution, all block displacements having a near-maximum similarity score were stored. From this list, a single displacement vector for each block was iteratively selected which maximized the consistency of displacement vectors across immediately neighboring blocks. These selected displacements were regularized using a median filter before proceeding to registrations at finer image resolutions. After evaluating all image resolutions, the global rigid transform of the on-treatment image was computed using a Procrustes analysis, providing the couch shift for patient setup correction. This algorithm was evaluated for 18 locally advanced lung cancer patients, each with 47 weekly on-treatment computed tomography scans having physician-delineated gross tumor volumes. Volume overlap (VO) and border displacement errors (BDE) were calculated relative to the nominal physician-identified targets to establish residual error after registration. Results: Implementation of multiresolution registration improved block matching accuracy by 39% compared to registration using only the full resolution images. By also considering multiple potential displacements per block, initial errors were reduced by 65%. Using the final implementation of the BMR algorithm, VO was significantly improved from 77% 21% (range: 0%100%) in the initial bony alignment to 91% 8% (range: 56%100%;p < 0.001). Left-right, anterior-posterior, and superior-inferior systematic BDE were 3.2, 2.4, and 4.4 mm, respectively, with random BDE of 2.4, 2.1, and 2.7 mm. Margins required to include both localization and delineation uncertainties ranged from 5.0 to 11.7 mm, an average of 40% less than required for bony alignment. Conclusions: BMR is a promising approach for automatic lung tumor localization. Further evaluation is warranted to assess the accuracy and robustness of BMR against other potential localization strategies.

Robertson, Scott P.; Weiss, Elisabeth; Hugo, Geoffrey D., E-mail: gdhugo@vcu.edu [Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 23298 (United States)

2014-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: State and Local Activities - Case Studies  

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Case Studies Case Studies These case studies highlight NREL's state and local technical assistance activities. Kaupuni Village: A Closer Look at the First Affordable Net-Zero Energy Village in Hawai'i Each net-zero energy house in Kaupuni Village located in Oahu, Hawaii, is designed to use 40% less energy than a standard home. As part of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative's goal to achieve 70% clean energy by 2030, NREL helped design the model sustainable homes and educated homeowners on how to practice energy efficiency. Science Museum Receives NREL Expert Input on Clean Energy Exhibits NREL staff contributed their technical expertise to the Connecticut Science Center's Energy City-the first science museum exhibit gallery to educate visitors about both renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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Local Conformal Symmetry in Physics and Cosmology  

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We show how to lift a generic non-scale invariant action in Einstein frame into a locally conformally-invariant (or Weyl-invariant) theory and present a new general form for Lagrangians consistent with Weyl symmetry. Advantages of such a conformally invariant formulation of particle physics and gravity include the possibility of constructing geodesically complete cosmologies. We present a conformal-invariant version of the standard model coupled to gravity, and show how Weyl symmetry may be used to obtain unprecedented analytic control over its cosmological solutions. Within this new framework, generic FRW cosmologies are geodesically complete through a series of big crunch - big bang transitions. We discuss a new scenario of cosmic evolution driven by the Higgs field in a \\textquotedblleft minimal\\textquotedblright% \\ conformal standard model, in which there is no new physics beyond the standard model at low energies, and the current Higgs vacuum is metastable as indicated by the latest LHC data.

Itzhak Bars; Paul Steinhardt; Neil Turok

2013-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Loan Program | Open Energy Information  

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Page Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Local Loan Program Jump to: navigation, search Loan programs provide financing for the purchase of renewable energy or energy efficiency systems or equipment. Low-interest or zero-interest loans for energy efficiency projects are a common demand-side management (DSM) strategy for electric utilities. State governments also offer low-interest loans for a broad range of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures. These programs are commonly available to the residential, commercial, industrial, transportation, public and nonprofit sectors. Loan rates and terms vary by program; in some cases, they are determined on an individual project basis. Loan terms are generally 10 years or less. In recent years, the federal government has offered loans for renewables and energy

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Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana) | Department of Energy  

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Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana) Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana) Orleans Local Coastal Program (Louisiana) < Back Eligibility Commercial Developer Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Louisiana Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Louisiana Department of Natural Resources The Local Coastal Programs Section provides technical assistance, guidance, and management to parishes in the development, approval, and implementation of local coastal programs (LCP). Once an LCP has received federal and state approval, the parish becomes the permitting authority for coastal uses of

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Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Projects  

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

Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Projects (Connecticut) Local Option - Building Permit Fee Waivers for Renewable Energy Projects (Connecticut) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fed. Government General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit Residential Schools State Government Tribal Government Savings Category Bioenergy Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Water Buying & Making Electricity Solar Home Weatherization Wind Program Info State Connecticut Program Type Solar/Wind Permitting Standards Provider Department of Energy and Environmental Protection As of July 2011, Connecticut authorizes municipalities to pass a local

408

Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR  

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

Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (Virginia) Local Energy Alliance Program - Home Performance with ENERGY STAR (Virginia) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Appliances & Electronics Ventilation Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heat Pumps Water Heating Windows, Doors, & Skylights Maximum Rebate LEAP Program: $500 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative: $600 Program Info Funding Source Local Energy Alliance Program State Virginia Program Type Local Rebate Program Rebate Amount LEAP Program LEAP Home Energy Improvement Program : 20% of cost up to $500 Rappahannock Electric Cooperative Incentives Heat Pump Tune-Up: $75 Duct Sealing: $200

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Local Government Energy Loan Program | Department of Energy  

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Local Government Energy Loan Program Local Government Energy Loan Program Local Government Energy Loan Program < Back Eligibility Local Government Schools Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Ventilation Construction Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Manufacturing Insulation Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Solar Water Energy Sources Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate $350,000 per local government or school campus; $500,000 per school system Program Info Funding Source State Revolving Loan Fund State Alabama Program Type State Loan Program Provider Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs

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Colorado/Transmission/Local Regulations | Open Energy Information  

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Colorado/Transmission/Local Regulations Colorado/Transmission/Local Regulations < Colorado‎ | Transmission Jump to: navigation, search ColoradoTransmissionHeader.png Roadmap Agency Links Local Regulations State Regulations Summary General Transmission Dashboard Permitting Atlas Compare States Arizona California Colorado Idaho Montana Nevada New Mexico Oregon Utah Washington Wyoming Resource Library NEPA Database Local Siting Process Under state law, Colorado counties and municipalities are given broad authority to plan for and regulate the use of land within their jurisdictions.[1] State statutes give local governments (counties and municipalities) the authorization to; Appoint planning commissions [2] which are required to prepare and adopt master plans or comprehensive plans for physical development within

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Local Option - Commercial PACE Financing (Utah) | Department of Energy  

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Local Option - Commercial PACE Financing (Utah) Local Option - Commercial PACE Financing (Utah) Local Option - Commercial PACE Financing (Utah) < Back Eligibility Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Local Government Multi-Family Residential Nonprofit State Government Savings Category Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Heating Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Sealing Your Home Cooling Other Design & Remodeling Windows, Doors, & Skylights Construction Manufacturing Heat Pumps Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Insulation Solar Buying & Making Electricity Energy Sources Water Water Heating Wind Program Info State Utah Program Type PACE Financing Provider Office of Energy Development Senate Bill 221 of 2013 authorizes local governments to adopt Commercial* Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing programs. C-PACE allows

412

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) Clean Air  

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International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) Clean Air International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) Clean Air and Climate Protection Software Tools Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) Clean Air and Climate Protection Software Tools Agency/Company /Organization: International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Sector: Climate Focus Area: - Waste to Energy, Buildings, Greenhouse Gas, Offsets and Certificates, Transportation Phase: Determine Baseline, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals, Prepare a Plan Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.icleiusa.org/action-center/tools/cacp-software Cost: Paid References: CACP Software 2009[1] Local Government Operations Protocol[2]

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Comprehensive Local Water Management Act (Minnesota) | Department of Energy  

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Local Water Management Act (Minnesota) Local Water Management Act (Minnesota) Comprehensive Local Water Management Act (Minnesota) < Back Eligibility Utility Fed. Government Commercial Agricultural Investor-Owned Utility State/Provincial Govt Industrial Construction Municipal/Public Utility Local Government Residential Installer/Contractor Rural Electric Cooperative Tribal Government Low-Income Residential Schools Retail Supplier Institutional Multi-Family Residential Systems Integrator Fuel Distributor Nonprofit General Public/Consumer Transportation Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Minnesota Program Type Environmental Regulations Each county is encouraged to develop and implement a local water management

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ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability | Open Energy Information  

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ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Jump to: navigation, search Name ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Address Kaiser-Friedrich-Str. 7 53113 Bonn Germany Phone number +49-228 / 97 62 99-00 Website http://www.iclei.org/ References http://www.iclei.org/ No information has been entered for this organization. Add Organization ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability is an association of over 1220 local government Members who are committed to sustainable development. Our Members come from 70 different countries and represent more than 569,885,000 people. ICLEI is an international association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations who have made a commitment to sustainable development. ICLEI provides technical consulting,

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State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network | Department of Energy  

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Commercial Buildings » State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Commercial Buildings » State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network Graphic of logo of the State and Local Energy Efficiency (SEE) Action Network, which includes a green map of the United States with all the states outlined placed over a large arrow. The State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network (SEE Action) is a state and local effort facilitated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that helps states, utilities, and other local stakeholders take energy efficiency to scale and achieve all cost-effective energy efficiency by 2020. This initiative has engaged diverse stakeholders in the development and implementation of eight energy efficiency roadmaps across the residential, commercial, and

416

NREL: Energy Analysis - State and Local Policy Analysis  

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State and Local Policy Analysis State and Local Policy Analysis NREL's state and local policy analysis team examines the effects of policy on renewable energy development and deployment on a state and local level. Clean Energy Policy Analyses Project One of NREL's key state and local policy initiatives is the Clean Energy Policy Analyses (CEPA) project. Through this project, NREL analysts seek to quantify the connection between state and local policies and clean energy market development and identify the impact of state policy on decision makers. Learn more about CEPA on the NREL State & Local Activities website. Key Analyses for 2012 Cover of the Including Alternative Resources in State Renewable Portfolio Standards: Current Design and Implementation Experience report State Renewable Portfolio Standards

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Oklahoma Local Development and Enterprise Zone Incentive Leverage Act  

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Local Development and Enterprise Zone Incentive Leverage Local Development and Enterprise Zone Incentive Leverage Act (Oklahoma) Oklahoma Local Development and Enterprise Zone Incentive Leverage Act (Oklahoma) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Tribal Government Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Oklahoma Program Type Enterprise Zone Provider Commerce The Oklahoma Local Development and Enterprise Zone Incentive Leverage Act provides funding for local units of government to match local tax revenue dedicated to support a project located in an enterprise zone. No more than

418

Scalable Coordination for Wireless Sensor Networks: SelfConfiguring Localization Systems  

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networks: tuning density to trade operational quality against lifetime; using multi­ ple sensor modalities, water, soil, chemistry); condition based maintenance; smart spaces; military surveillance; preci­ sion) or inhospitable terrain (toxic or urban locations). The above requirements impose substantial physical constraints

Heidemann, John

419

The influence of attached bubbles on potential drop and current distribution at gas-evolving electrodes  

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A theoretical study is presented of the effects of bubbles attached to the surface of a gas-evolving electrode, with emphasis on their influence on the local current distribution and on the potential drop at the electrode. The mathematical model accounts for the combined influence of (i) ohmic obstruction within the electrolyte, (ii) area masking on the electrode surface, which raises surface overpotential by increasing the effective current density, and (iii) decreased local supersaturation, which lowers the concentration overpotential. The electrolytic transport is described by potential theory, and the dissolved gas is assumed to obey steady-state diffusion within a concentration boundary layer. The coupled field equations are solved numerically using the boundary-element method. The model is applied to hydrogen evolution in potassium-hydroxide solution. For gas evolution in the Tafel kinetic regime, the current distribution is nearly uniform over the unmasked electrode area, and the increase in surface overpotential is the dominant voltage effect. However, outside the Tafel regime (e.g. on cathodes of greater catalytic activity) the current density is strongly enhanced near the bubble-contact zone, and the supersaturation-lowering effect is quite strong, largely offsetting the ohmic and surface-overpotential effects. Proceeding from a set of base conditions, the authors perform a systematic examination of attached-bubble effects, their relative importance, and their dependence on system variables.

Dukovic, J.; Tobias, C.W.

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Variation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER The atmosphere over rural and urbanized areas differs in many ways in relation to terrain influences and human-induced variations (e.g., heat, humidity, wind, and pollution). The sun's energy penetrate  

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on amounts of solar energy that are accumulated at any given time. These controls range from extraterrestrial of variability cascade into plant productivity, solar energy technology, and urban climate processes, in generalVariation of Solar Attenuation with Height in CAPLTER Abstract The atmosphere over rural

Hall, Sharon J.

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421

Influence of Climate on Composition of Corn.  

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TEXAS AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION. BULLETIN NO. 15, INFLUENCE OF CLIMATE ON COMPOSITION OF CORN. Digestibility of Southern Food Stuffs: COTTON SEED HULLS; CORN FODDER. ASH ANALYSES. ROASTED COTTON SEED. AGRICIJJ~TURAL AND MECHANICAL... COLLEGE OF TEXAS. A11 Bulletins of this Station are issued free. Anv one interested in any branch -of agricul- ture may have his name placed on our permanent mailing list, and secure future Gmbcrs, 1~ application to GEO. W. CURTIS DIRECTOR College...

Harrington, H. H. (Henry Hill); Adriance, Duncan

1891-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Perceptions on what Influences Writing in Agricultural Journalism  

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influence writing; however, there has been little research done on adults. Some research has been conducted on how emotions influence writing, but no solid consensus has been reached. This study asked a select group of agricultural journalism...

Wilburn, Misty B.

2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

423

Inhibitive Influence of Oxygen Vacancies for Photoactivity on...  

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Inhibitive Influence of Oxygen Vacancies for Photoactivity on TiO2(110). Inhibitive Influence of Oxygen Vacancies for Photoactivity on TiO2(110). Abstract: Scanning tunneling...

424

Environmental factors influencing methanogenesis from refuse in landfill samples  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Environmental factors influencing methanogenesis from refuse in landfill samples ... Biodegradability of Municipal Solid Waste Components in Laboratory-Scale Landfills ...

K. Rao Gurijala; Joseph M. Suflita

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Embedded controllers for local board-control  

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The LHCb experiment at CERN has a large number of custom electronic boards performing high-speed data-processing. Like in any large experiment the control and monitoring of these crate-mounted boards must be integrated into the overall control-system. Traditionally this has been done by using buses like VME on the back-plane of the crates. LHCb has chosen to equip every board with an embedded micro-controller and connecting them in a large Local Area Network. The intelligence of these devices allows complex (soft) real-time control and monitoring, required for modern powerful FPGA driven electronics. Moreover each board has its own, isolated control access path, which increases the robustness of the entire system. The system is now in pre-production at several sites and will go into full production during next year. The hardware and software will be discussed and experiences from the R&D and pre-production will be reviewed, with an emphasis on advantages and difficulties of this approach to board-control.

Neufeld, Niko; Mini, Giuseppe; Sannino, Mario; Guzik, Zbigniew; Jacobsson, Richard; Jost, Beat

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Impact of intrinsic localized modes of atomic motion on materials properties  

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Recent neutron and x-ray scattering measurements show intrinsic localized modes (ILMs) in metallic uranium and ionic sodium iodide. Here, the role ILMs play in the behavior of these materials is examined. With the thermal activation of ILMs, thermal expansion is enhanced, made more anisotropic, and, at a microscopic level, becomes inhomogeneous. Interstitial diffusion, ionic conductivity, the annealing rate of radiation damage, and void growth are all influenced by ILMs. The lattice thermal conductivity is suppressed above the ILM activation temperature while no impact is observed in the electrical conductivity. This complement of transport properties suggests that ILMs could improve thermoelectric performance. Ramifications also include thermal ratcheting, a transition from brittle to ductile fracture, and possibly a phase transformation in uranium.

Manley, M E

2010-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

427

Experimental Width Shift Distribution: A Test of Nonorthogonality for Local and Global Perturbations  

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The change of resonance widths in an open system under a perturbation of its interior has been recently introduced by Fyodorov and Savin [Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 184101 (2012)] as a sensitive indicator of the nonorthogonality of resonance states. We experimentally study universal statistics of this quantity in weakly open two-dimensional microwave cavities and reverberation chambers realizing scalar and electromagnetic vector fields, respectively. We consider global as well as local perturbations, and also extend the theory to treat the latter case. The influence of the perturbation type on the width shift distribution is more pronounced for many-channel systems. We compare the theory to experimental results for one and two attached antennas and to numerical simulations with higher channel numbers, observing a good agreement in all cases.

J.-B. Gros; U. Kuhl; O. Legrand; F. Mortessagne; E. Richalot; D.?V. Savin

2014-11-26T23:59:59.000Z

428

Understanding local adoption of tax credits to promote solar-thermal energy: Spanish municipalities' case  

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Abstract Spanish local governments may offer, in accordance with Royal Decree 2/2004, tax credits up to 50% in Real Estate Tax for those with installed solar powered thermal or electrical energy systems. This paper analyzes by logistic regression estimation which factors influence the decision of governments to implement this tax credit. Factors included as explanatory variables are related to the characteristics of municipalities, fiscal stress, environmental stress, the environmentally friendly nature of municipalities, the neighboring effect, and economic motivations. Results show that municipalities applying these measures are mostly large in size, with high solar potential, with predominantly collective-housing buildings, with low fiscal stress, mainly rural, environmentally friendly, surrounded by municipalities implementing similar measures and with higher unemployment rates.

Jos Manuel Gonzlez-Limn; Mara del P. Pablo-Romero; Antonio Snchez-Braza

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

2D separated-local-field spectra from projections of 1D experiments  

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A novel procedure for reconstruction of 2D separated-local-field (SLF) NMR spectra from projections of 1D NMR data is presented. The technique, dubbed SLF projection reconstruction from one-dimensional spectra (SLF-PRODI), is particularly useful for uniaxially oriented membrane protein samples and represents a fast and robust alternative to the popular PISEMA experiment which correlates 1H15N dipoledipole couplings with 15N chemical shifts. The different 1D projections in the SLF-PRODI experiment are obtained from 1D spectra recorded under influence of homonuclear decoupling sequences with different scaling factors for the heteronuclear dipolar couplings. We demonstrate experimentally and numerically that as few as 24 1D projections will normally be sufficient to reconstruct a 2D SLF-PRODI spectrum with a quality resembling typical PISEMA spectra, leading to significant reduction of the acquisition time.

Kresten Bertelsen; Jan M. Pedersen; Niels Chr. Nielsen; Thomas Vosegaard

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Event-based computer simulation model of Aspect-type experiments strictly satisfying Einstein's locality conditions  

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Inspired by Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm experiments with photons, we construct an event-based simulation model in which every essential element in the ideal experiment has a counterpart. The model satisfies Einstein's criteria of local causality and does not rely on concepts of quantum and probability theory. We consider experiments in which the averages correspond to those of a singlet and product state of a system of two $S=1/2$ particles. The data is analyzed according to the experimental procedure, employing a time window to identify pairs. We study how the time window and the passage time of the photons, which depends on the relative angle between their polarization and the polarizer's direction, influences the correlations, demonstrating that the properties of the optical elements in the observation stations affect the correlations although the stations are separated spatially and temporarily. We show that the model can reproduce results which are considered to be intrinsically quantum mechanical.

De Raedt, Hans; Michielsen, Kristel; Keimpema, Koenraad; Miyashita, Seiji

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Event-based computer simulation model of Aspect-type experiments strictly satisfying Einstein's locality conditions  

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Inspired by Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-Bohm experiments with photons, we construct an event-based simulation model in which every essential element in the ideal experiment has a counterpart. The model satisfies Einstein's criteria of local causality and does not rely on concepts of quantum and probability theory. We consider experiments in which the averages correspond to those of a singlet and product state of a system of two $S=1/2$ particles. The data is analyzed according to the experimental procedure, employing a time window to identify pairs. We study how the time window and the passage time of the photons, which depends on the relative angle between their polarization and the polarizer's direction, influences the correlations, demonstrating that the properties of the optical elements in the observation stations affect the correlations although the stations are separated spatially and temporarily. We show that the model can reproduce results which are considered to be intrinsically quantum mechanical.

Hans De Raedt; Koen De Raedt; Kristel Michielsen; Koenraad Keimpema; Seiji Miyashita

2007-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

432

Can collaboration between local authorities enable efficent and effective environmental management?.  

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??Local authorities in New Zealand are under increasing pressure from central government and the public to deliver efficient and effective local government. Local authorities are (more)

McSoriley, Luke Gerard

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Enabling States and Localities to Improve Energy Assurance and Resiliency  

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

Enabling States and Localities to Improve Energy Assurance and Enabling States and Localities to Improve Energy Assurance and Resiliency Planning (September 2010) Enabling States and Localities to Improve Energy Assurance and Resiliency Planning (September 2010) The Energy Assurance Planning (EAP) Initiative for State and Local Governments is a major element of DOE's effort to improve the Nation's energy sector resiliency. The overall goal of the three-year program is to work toward a more uniform, comprehensive energy assurance and resiliency approach that benefits localities, States, and the Nation. Enabling States and Localities to Improve Energy Assurance and Resiliency Planning (September 2010) More Documents & Publications Emergency Support Function #12; Energy Annex The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Energy Assurance Planning

434

LANSCE | Lujan Center | Highlights | Local iron displacements and  

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Local iron displacements and magnetoelastic coupling in a spin-ladder Local iron displacements and magnetoelastic coupling in a spin-ladder compound Hypothesis: Is magnetoelastic coupling in [FeX4]-based materials, an important ingredient in the emergence of superconductivity? Lujan Center: Combined Total Scattering and magnetic structure determination (HIPD-NPDF) The study of local, average and magnetic structure shows the existenceof highly correlated local iron (Fe) displacements in the spin-ladder iron chalcogenide BaFe2Se3. Built of ferromagnetic [Fe4] plaquettes, the magnetic ground state correlates with local displacements of the Fe atoms. Knowledge of these local displacements is essential for properly understanding the electronic structure of these systems. As with the copper oxide superconductors two decades ago, these

435

Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act (Nebraska) | Department of  

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

Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act (Nebraska) Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act (Nebraska) Local Option Municipal Economic Development Act (Nebraska) < Back Eligibility Commercial Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Nebraska Program Type Bond Program Grant Program Loan Program Provider Economic Development This act gives local governments the option to provide direct and indirect assistance to business enterprises in their communities, whether for expansion of existing operations, the creation of new businesses, or the provision of new services, by the use of funds raised by local taxation when the voters of the municipality decide it is in their best interest. The act gives local governments broad freedoms to determine the specifics

436

Idaho/Transmission/Local Regulations | Open Energy Information  

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Idaho/Transmission/Local Regulations Idaho/Transmission/Local Regulations < Idaho‎ | Transmission Jump to: navigation, search IdahoTransmissionHeader.png Roadmap Agency Links Local Regulations State Regulations Summary General Transmission Dashboard Permitting Atlas Compare States Arizona California Colorado Idaho Montana Nevada New Mexico Oregon Utah Washington Wyoming Resource Library NEPA Database Local Siting Process The typical siting process for a transmission line in Idaho will fall to the local units of government in the form of local siting permits, because NIETCs are lacking within Idaho. Chapter 65, Title 67 of Idaho Code extends authority to the counties to include transmission corridors in their comprehensive plans and provides ordinance authority and processes for granting such permits. When the siting process falls to the county level,

437

Guidelines for Solar and Wind Local Ordinances (Virginia) | Department of  

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Guidelines for Solar and Wind Local Ordinances (Virginia) Guidelines for Solar and Wind Local Ordinances (Virginia) Guidelines for Solar and Wind Local Ordinances (Virginia) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal Utility Nonprofit Residential Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State Government Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Solar Buying & Making Electricity Wind Program Info State Virginia Program Type Solar/Wind Permitting Standards In March 2011, the Virginia legislature enacted broad guidelines for local ordinances for solar and wind. The law states that any local ordinance related to the siting of solar or wind energy facilities must:

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Model Wind Ordinance for Local Governments | Department of Energy  

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

Ordinance for Local Governments Ordinance for Local Governments Model Wind Ordinance for Local Governments < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Fed. Government Industrial Institutional Local Government Nonprofit Schools State Government Savings Category Wind Buying & Making Electricity Program Info State Pennsylvania Program Type Solar/Wind Permitting Standards Provider Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Note: This model ordinance was designed to provide guidance to local governments that wish to develop their own siting rules for wind turbines. While it was developed as part of a cooperative effort involving several state agencies, the model itself has no legal or regulatory authority. In 2006, Pennsylvania developed a model local ordinance for wind energy facilities through a collaborative effort involving several state

439

No-signaling, dynamical independence, and the local observability principle  

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Within a general operational framework I show that a-causality at a distance of "local actions" (the so-called "no-signaling") is a direct consequence of commutativity of local transformations, i.e. of dynamical independence. On the other hand, the tensor product of Quantum Mechanics is not just a consequence of such dynamical independence, but needs in addition the Local Observability Principle.

Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano

2007-01-29T23:59:59.000Z

440

State and local governments | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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State and local governments State and local governments Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Policies that specify the use of ENERGY STAR tools Campaigns and incentive programs that incorporate ENERGY STAR Lead by example Gather support Develop programs and policies Host a competition Use financing vehicles Promote energy efficiency State and local governments

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441

Local Uniqueness for the Fixed Energy Fixed Angle Inverse Problem ...  

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Abstract. We prove local uniqueness for the inverse problem in obstacle scattering at a fixed energy and fixed incident angle. We consider the inverse problem of...

442

Support for State, Local, and Tribal Officials | Department of...  

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

and Intergovernmental Programs Office (WIPO) is consolidating its technical assistance program offerings to support state, local, and tribal officials under the State and...

443

Innovative local manufacturer brings jobs to Rio Arriba County  

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Innovative local manufacturer brings jobs to Rio Arriba County Community Connections: Your link to news and opportunities from Los Alamos National Laboratory Latest Issue: Dec....

444

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency State and Local Climate...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

community leaders that includes policy tracking, workforce development for clean energy jobs, greenhouse gas accounting protocols, local strategy guides, case studies, Webcasts,...

445

Local Fermi gas in inclusive muon capture from nuclei  

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We compare local Fermi gas and shell model in muon capture in nuclei in order to estimate the effect of finite nuclear size in low energy weak reactions.

J. E. Amaro; J. Nieves; M. Valverde; C. Maieron

2006-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

446

ESPC Pricing and Financing for State and Local Grantees | Department...  

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

2007 Template: Blue Version EERE PowerPoint 2007 Template: Blue Version State and Local Energy Savings Performance Contracting: Savings Measurement and Verification (M&V)...

447

Local Leaders: Prepare for an Energy Emergency | Department of...  

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

Identify local energy providers-These may include the ownersoperators of power plants, electric transmission and distribution lines, natural gas, crude oil, and petroleum...

448

Local Content Requirements in British Columbia's Wind Power Industry  

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Local Content Requirements in British Columbia's Wind Power Industry May Hao, Matt Mackenzie, Alex..................................................................................8 4.1 Current Wind Power Projects

Pedersen, Tom

449

State and Local Energy Assurance Planning | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers (EERE)

to support their energy emergency response activities. This is done through forums, web-based training, and table top exercises for federal, State, and local energy officials...

450

State and Local Clean Energy Policy Primer: Getting from Here...  

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Single policies do not create market transformation for a clean energy economy in states and localities. To reap the economic, environmental, and security benefits of clean energy...

451

Massachusetts Save Energy NowState, Local, and Regional Delivery  

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

Massachusetts Save Energy NowState, Local, and Regional Delivery captures lost energy efficiency implementation by offering trainings, technical assistance, and information to industrial companies within the region.

452

California/Transmission/Local Regulations | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

do not have siting authority for transmission facilities. Print PDF Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleCaliforniaTransmissionLocalRegulations&oldid68832...

453

Optimization Online - Exploiting derivative-free local searches in ...  

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Feb 28, 2014 ... Exploiting derivative-free local searches in DIRECT-type algorithms for global optimization. Giampaolo Liuzzi(giampaolo.liuzzi ***at***...

Giampaolo Liuzzi

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

454

Importance of diminished local structural distortions and magnetism...  

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from Atoms to Systems Importance of diminished local structural distortions and magnetism in causing iron-based superconductivity September 29, 2014 Figure 1:...

455

Solar Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments...  

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

Powering Your Community: A Guide for Local Governments, 2nd Edition (Fact Sheet), Solar Energy Technologies Program (SETP) This fact sheet outlines the content of the second...

456

Spurring Local Economic Development with Clean Energy Investments  

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

This presentation, given through the DOE's Technical Assitance Program (TAP), provides information on Spurring Local Economic Development with Clean Energy Investments.

457

Mandating Solar Hot Water by California Local Governments: Legal Issues  

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the legality of solar mandates in California cities andCITIES & CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION, SOLAR HANDBOOK FORMandating Solar Hot Water By California Local Governments:

Hoffman,, Peter C.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

State and Local Code Implementation: Southwest Region - 2014...  

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

Southwest Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review State and Local Code Implementation: Southwest Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Jim Meyers, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project View...

459

State and Local Code Implementation: South-central Region - 2014...  

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South-central Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review State and Local Code Implementation: South-central Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Christine Herbert, South-central Partnership...

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State and Local Code Implementation: State Energy Officials ...  

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State Energy Officials - 2014 BTO Peer Review State and Local Code Implementation: State Energy Officials - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Chris Wagner, National Association of...

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State and Local Code Implementation: Northeast Region - 2014...  

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Northeast Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review State and Local Code Implementation: Northeast Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Carolyn Sarno, Northeast Energy Efficiency...

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Colorado Department of Local Affairs | Open Energy Information  

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Affairs Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Web Site: Colorado Department of Local Affairs Abstract Overview of Colorado's 1041 regulations which...

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Wind Turbine Manufacturers in the U. S.: Locations and Local...  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Efficiency and Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. Wind Turbine Manufacturers in the U.S.: Locations and Local Impacts WINDPOWER 2010 Conference...

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NREL: State and Local Governments - Clean Energy Policy Basics  

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is an energy-supply policy focused on supporting the development of new renewable power generation. Learn more. Renewable Energy Rebates States, utilities, and a few local...

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State and Local Code Implementation: Southeast Region - 2014...  

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

- 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Lauren Westmoreland, Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance View the Presentation State and Local Code Implementation: Southeast Region - 2014...

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State and Local Code Implementation: Midwest Region - 2014 BTO...  

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Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Isaac Elencave, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance View the Presentation State and Local Code Implementation: Midwest Region - 2014 BTO...

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State and Local Code Implementation: Northwest Region - 2014...  

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

Region - 2014 BTO Peer Review Presenter: Ken Baker, Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance View the Presentation State and Local Code Implementation: Northwest Region - 2014...

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Influences, usage, and outcomes of Internet health information searching: Multivariate results from the Pew surveys  

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INFLUENCES, USAGE, AND OUTCOMES OF INTERNET HEALTHR.E. (2006). Influences, usage, and outcomes of InternetSeeking, p-3 INFLUENCES, USAGE, AND OUTCOMES OF INTERNET

Rice, Ronald E

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oxygen Loss from Venus and the Influence of Extreme Solar Wind Conditions  

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the influence of extreme solar wind conditions on O + escapeand the Influence of Extreme Solar Wind Conditions by Tessand the Influence of Extreme Solar Wind Conditions Copyright

McEnulty, Tess

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Factors influencing food intake of Hispanic children  

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The diets of Hispanic children are high in fat and low in fruits and vegetables, which may contribute to their high rates of obesity. Research has revealed that environmental factors, such as household structure, family attitudes towards food and the social context of food messages influence children's food intake. Ethnicity or level of acculturation in Hispanic families may moderate these relationships, but additional research is needed to more fully understand the effects of the process of acculturation on children's diets. More importantly, intervention research is needed to develop and implement programs that may be used to shape public health practice and policies.

Donna Matheson

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementation of Localized Corrosion in the Performance Assessment Model for Yucca Mountain  

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A total system performance assessment (TSPA) model has been developed to analyze the ability of the natural and engineered barriers of the Yucca Mountain repository to isolate nuclear waste over the 10,000-year period following repository closure. The principal features of the engineered barrier system (EBS) are emplacement tunnels (or ''drifts'') containing a two-layer waste package (WP) for waste containment and a titanium drip shield to protect the waste package from seeping water and falling rock, The 20-mm-thick outer shell of the WP is composed of Alloy 22, a highly corrosion-resistant nickel-based alloy. The barrier function of the EBS is to isolate the waste from migrating water. The water and its associated chemical conditions eventually lead to degradation of the waste packages and mobilization of the radionuclides within the packages. There are five possible waste package degradation modes of the Alloy 22: general corrosion, microbially influenced corrosion, stress corrosion cracking, early failure due to manufacturing defects, and localized corrosion. This paper specifically examines the incorporation of the Alloy-22 localized corrosion model into the Yucca Mountain TSPA model, particularly the abstraction and modeling methodology, as well as issues dealing with scaling, spatial variability, uncertainty, and coupling to other sub-models that are part of the total system model.

Vivek Jain, S. David Sevougian, Patrick D. Mattie, Kevin G. Mon, and Robert J. Mackinnon

2006-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Picosecond spectroscopy and solvation clusters. The dynamics of localizing electrons in polar fluids  

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New spectroscopic evidence concerning the dynamics of electron-induced solvation clusters in polar liquids is presented and integrated with previous picosecond data, in order to outline the roles molecular dynamics and structure can play both in initiating electron localization at subpicosecond times and in governing the solvation dynamics to form e/sup -//sub s/ in the picosecond domain. Particulr emphasis is placed on the picosecond time-resolved absorption spectroscopy of electrons in a wide range of alcohols and alcohol-alkane systems at 300/sup 0/K as a framework for the cluster model of electron solvation. While the configurationally relaxed final quantum state of e/sup -//sub s/ appears identical for e/sup -//sub s/ generated by different techniques, it is possible that the time evolution of the solvation cluster and the dynamics of electron populations between localized and continuum states could be influenced by the initial state of the system. Selected examples are discussed for alcohols, amines, and water, and comparisons are made for picosecond observations from different visible and IR spectroscopic techniques, NMR, and complementary nanosecond electron mobility data to demonstrate the overall consistency of a model in which only the dynamical, microscopic properties of the liquid determine these solvation events.

Kenney-Wallace, G.A. (Univ. of Toronto, Ontario); Jonah, C.D.

1982-07-08T23:59:59.000Z

473

Enhancing energy efficiency in public buildings: The role of local energy audit programmes  

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Abstract In the objective of reaching the nearly zero-energy buildings target set by the European Union, municipalities cover a crucial role in advocating and implementing energy-efficient measures on a local scale. Based on a dataset of 322 municipalities in Northern Italy, we carried out a statistical analysis to investigate which factors influence the adoption of energy efficiency in municipal buildings. In particular, the analysis focuses on four categories of factors: (i) capacity building for energy efficiency, (ii) existing structure and competences for energy efficiency, (iii) technical and economic support for energy efficiency, and (iv) spill-over effect caused by adoption of easier energy-efficient measures. Our results show that capacity building through training courses and technical support provided by energy audits affect positively the adoption of energy efficiency in municipal buildings. The size of the municipal authority, the setting of local energy policies for residential buildings and funding for energy audits are not correlated with energy efficiency in public buildings, where the plucking of low hanging fruit often prevails over more cost-effective but long-term strategies. Finally, our results call for the need to promote an efficient knowledge management and a revision of the Stability and Growth Pact.

Eleonora Annunziata; Francesco Rizzi; Marco Frey

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Practical method for estimating wind characteristics at potential wind-energy-conversion sites  

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Terrain features and variations in the depth of the atmospheric boundary layer produce local variations in wind, and these variations are not depicted well by standard weather reports. A method is developed to compute local winds for use in estimating the wind energy available at any potential site for a wind turbine. The method uses the terrain heights for an area surrounding the site and a series of wind and pressure reports from the nearest four or five national Weather Service stations. An initial estimate of the winds in the atmospheric boundary layer is made, then these winds are adjusted to satisfy the continuity equation. In this manner the flow is made to reflect the influences of the terrain and the shape of the boundary-layer top. This report describes in detail the methodology and results, and provides descriptions of the computer programs, instructions for using them, and complete program listings.

Endlich, R. M.; Ludwig, F. L.; Bhumralkar, C. M.; Estoque, M. A.

1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Falling stars: Acoustic influences on meteor detection  

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As particles enter the earth's atmosphere they produce a burst of electromagnetic energy including visible and radio-wave emissions. Consequently just as meteors can be detected visually in the night sky they can be heard using radio telescopes. The current project investigated the potential influence of these audio signals on meteor detection. Anecdotally and in related research it has been found that auditory signals can enhance or even alter visual perception of objects. The current project examined the specific effects of accompanying auditory signals on the detection of meteors. Meteors present an interesting case of audiovisual integration in that detection paradigms often entail extended vigilance and extremely brief yet brilliant astronomical events. Experiments specifically investigated how auditory signals that varied in spectra influenced changes in visual magnitude and duration judgments of meteors. In addition research targeted how extraneous auditory cues during a vigilant meteor search might contribute to false judgments. Results are described in terms of audiovisual integration and the relation of perceptual mechanisms to meteor detection.

Darlene Edewaard

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Falling stars: Acoustic influences on meteor detection  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

As particles enter the earths atmosphere they produce a burst of electromagnetic energy including visible and radio-wave emissions. Consequently just as meteors can be detected visually in the night sky they can be heard using radio telescopes. The current project investigated the potential influence of these audio signals on meteor detection. Anecdotally and in related research it has been found that auditory signals can enhance or even alter visual perception of objects. The current project examined the specific effects of accompanying auditory signals on the detection of meteors. Meteors present an interesting case of audiovisual integration in that detection paradigms often entail extended vigilance and extremely brief yet brilliant astronomical events. Experiments specifically investigated how auditory signals that varied in spectra influenced changes in visual magnitude and duration judgments of meteors. In addition research targeted how extraneous auditory cues during a vigilant meteor search might contribute to false judgments. Results are described in terms of audiovisual integration and the relation of perceptual mechanisms to meteor detection.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Conservation Program Handbook: A Guide for Local Government Land Acquisition  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Conservation Program Handbook: A Guide for Local GovernmentConservation Program Handbook: A Guide for Local Government

Hamilton-Smith, Elery

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in  

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Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China: Progress and Challenges Title Local Enforcement of Appliance Efficiency Standards and Labeling Program in China: Progress and Challenges Publication Type Conference Proceedings Year of Publication 2012 Authors Zheng, Nina, Nan Zhou, Cecilia Fino-Chen, and David Fridley Conference Name 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Date Published 06/2012 Conference Location Pacific Grove, California, U.S.A. Keywords appliance energy efficiency, china, labeling, local enforcement, standards Abstract As part of its commitment to promoting and improving the local enforcement of appliance energyefficiency standards and labeling, the China National Institute of Standardization launched the Nationaland Local Enforcement of Energy Efficiency Standards and Labeling program on August 14, 2009. For thisprogram, Jiangsu, Shandong, Sichuan and Shanghai were selected as pilot locations. This paper providesinformation on the local enforcement program's recent background, activities and results as well ascomparison to previous rounds of check-testing in 2006 and 2007. In addition, the paper also offersevaluation on the achievement and weaknesses in the local enforcement scheme and recommendationsbased on international experience.

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Local and Nonlocal Solitary Waves of Boussinesq Equations  

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Local and Nonlocal Solitary Waves of Boussinesq Equations Prabir Daripa Department of Mathematics-local solitary waves of Boussinesq equations are considered. Accord- ing to the classical weakly nonlinear theory of water waves, an illposed Boussinesq equation governs the propagation of long waves to leading order

Daripa, Prabir

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Short communication Localized structures generated by subcritical instabilities  

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1829 Short communication Localized structures generated by subcritical instabilities O. Thual(1 cases the possible ori- gin of localized structures lies in the existence of a subcritical instability.1051/jphys:0198800490110182900 #12;1830 structure in the vicinity of a subcritical instabi- lity

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Local algorithms for the prime factorization of strong product graphs  

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Local algorithms for the prime factorization of strong product graphs Marc Hellmuth, Wilfried factorization algorithms is limited in practise by unavoidable noise in the data. A first step towards error-tolerant "approximate" prime factorization, is the development of local approaches that cover the graph by factorizable

Stadler, Peter F.

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Apparent Temperature Dependence on Localized Atmospheric Water Vapor  

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Apparent Temperature Dependence on Localized Atmospheric Water Vapor Matthew Montanaroa, Carl), hence water vapor is the primary constituent of concern. The tower generates a localized water vapor, Office B108, Aiken, SC, USA ABSTRACT The atmosphere is a critical factor in remote sensing. Radiance from

Salvaggio, Carl

483

Worm virulence estimation for the containment of local worm outbreak  

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A worm-infected host scanning globally may not cause any new infection in its underlying local network before it is detected and quarantined by a worm detector. To defend this type of scanning hosts, a number of worm scanner detection methods such as ... Keywords: Global scanning worms, Local scanning worms, Maximum likelihood estimation, Worm containment, Worm virulence estimation

Y. -H. Choi, L. Li, P. Liu, G. Kesidis

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NucPredPredicting nuclear localization of proteins  

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......approaches for identifying the nuclear proteome in human T leukemia...state-of-the-art approaches to nuclear localization, including more...et al., 2006). The test dataset used here contains all human...1. Comparison of different nuclear localization methods Method......

Markus Brameier; Andrea Krings; Robert M. MacCallum

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-robot Simultaneous Localization and Mapping using Particle Filters  

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Multi-robot Simultaneous Localization and Mapping using Particle Filters Andrew Howard NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, California 91109, U.S.A. Email: abhoward@robotics.jpl.nasa.gov Abstract-- This paper describes an on-line algorithm for multi- robot simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). We

Del Moral , Pierre

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The Robot Swarm Re-localization Problem Nicolas Bredeche  

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The Robot Swarm Re-localization Problem Nicolas Bredeche TAO / LRI ; Univ Paris-Sud, CNRS, INRIA the problem of re-localization in a swarm of moving virtual robots where some robots might be lost and where the distance between each neighboring robot is known within a limited communication radius (e.g. using

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Visualizing the Local Optical Response of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes to  

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Visualizing the Local Optical Response of Semiconducting Carbon Nanotubes to DNA-Wrapping Huihong ABSTRACT We studied the local optical response of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes to wrapping-field images of single nanotubes reveal large DNA-wrapping-induced red shifts of the exciton energy

Novotny, Lukas

488

Organizing and Strategizing a Local/Regional Solar Effort  

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

This webinar, "Organizing and Strategizing A Local/Regional Solar Effort," was originally presented on June 14, 2013 as part of the DOE SunShot Initiative's Solar Action Webinar Series. This includes presentations by a number of the program's grant partners, including three cities and one corporate partner, to provide participants' perspectives and present their local solar strategies.

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Overhead Analysis of Query Localization Optimization and Wenzheng Xu  

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to localize the query flooding to a limited region of the networks. The simulation results in [3] demonstrated of global flooding and provide an optimization solution to it. We finally perform experimental simulations routing histories to localize the query flood to a limited region of a network. However, the lifetime

Liang, Weifa

490

Improving Cost Calculations for Global Constraints in Local Search  

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Improving Cost Calculations for Global Constraints in Local Search Markus Bohlin Swedish Institute- straint satisfaction is based on local minimization of a cost function, which is usually the number equivalent to a set of basic constraints but still contributes as little to the cost as a single basic

Rossi, Francesca

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Collaborative Facial Landmark Localization for Transferring Annotations Across Datasets  

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Collaborative Facial Landmark Localization for Transferring Annotations Across Datasets Brandon M landmark datasets with different landmark definitions into a super dataset, with a union of all landmark known landmarks in the target dataset to constrain the localization. Our novel pipeline is built upon

Zhang, Li

492

Sustainable feeding systems based on the use of local resources  

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natural resources and nutrient recycling. This approach should facilitate the development of mixedSustainable feeding systems based on the use of local resources PP Roggero S Bellon M Rosales3 1 of organisation and planning of the use of renewable local resources. The multiple use of a specific feed resource

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Infinite Hamilton Cycles in Squares of Locally Finite Graphs  

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Infinite Hamilton Cycles in Squares of Locally Finite Graphs Agelos Georgakopoulos Abstract We prove Diestel's conjecture that the square G2 of a 2-connected locally finite graph G has a Hamilton if and only if they have distance at most n in G. A Hamilton cycle in a graph is a cycle containing all its

Diestel, Reinhard

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Dealing with Local Files Using the File API  

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Its a well-known fact that for the sake of security and privacy, browsers dont allow web applications to tamper with the local file system. Local files are used in a web application only when the user decide...

Bipin Joshi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supersonic Flutter Analysis Based on a Local Piston Theory  

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Supersonic Flutter Analysis Based on a Local Piston Theory Wei-Wei Zhang, Zheng-Yin Ye, and Chen§ University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California 92697-3975 DOI: 10.2514/1.37750 A highly efficient local-piston speeds. A steady mean flow solution is first obtained by an Euler method. The classical piston theory

Liu, Feng

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3-query locally decodable codes of subexponential length  

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Locally Decodable Codes (LDC) allow one to decode any particular symbol of the input message by making a constant number of queries to a codeword, even if a constant fraction of the codeword is damaged. In a recent work [Yek08] Yekhanin constructs a ... Keywords: PIR schemes, locally decodable codes, private information retrieval schemes

Klim Efremenko

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal Locality and its Impact on Web Proxy Cache Performance ?  

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This paper studies temporal locality characteristics present in document refer- encing behavior at Web to be able to control access to the Internet from within an Intranet [4]. It was recognized, however design [21]. Intuitively, tempo- ral locality refers to the characteristic of the reference stream

Eager, Derek

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Local Connectivity Tests to Identify Wormholes in Wireless Networks  

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Local Connectivity Tests to Identify Wormholes in Wireless Networks Xiaomeng Ban Computer Science and removal algorithm based on local connectivity tests. The basic idea is that the neighborhood of a wormhole contains two sets of nodes corresponding to two sides of the wormhole. The distance between these two sets

Gao, Jie

499

Medical image fusion using multi-level local extrema  

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The fusion of data for medical imaging has become a central issue in such biomedical applications as image-guided surgery and radiotherapy. The multi-level local extrema (MLE) representation has been shown to have many advantages over conventional image ... Keywords: Medical image fusion, Multi-level local extrema, Quality assessment

Zhiping Xu

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DAFS study of site-specific local structure of Mn in manganese ferrite films.  

SciTech Connect

Manganese ferrite (MnFe{sub 2}O{sub 4}) is a well-known magnetic material widely used in electronics for many years. It is well established that its magnetic behavior is strongly influenced by local structural properties of Mn ions, which are distributed between crystallographically inequivalent tetrahedral and octahedral sites in the unit cell. In order to understand and be able to tune properties of these structures, it is necessary to have detailed site-specific structural information on the system. Here we report on the application of diffraction-anomalous fine structure (DAFS) spectroscopy to resolve site-specific Mn local structures in manganese ferrite films. The DAFS measurements were done at undulator beamline 4-ID-D of the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory. The DAFS spectra (Fig. 1) were measured at several Bragg reflections in the vicinity of the Mn absorption K-edge, having probed separately contributions from tetrahedrally and octahedrally coordinated Mn sites. The DAFS data analysis done with an iterative Kramers-Kroenig algorithm made it possible to solve separately the local structure around different inequivalent Mn sites in the unit cell. The reliability of the data treatment was checked carefully, and it was showed that the site-specific structural parameters obtained with DAFS allow us to describe fluorescence EXAFS spectrum measured independently. Fig. 2 shows individual site contributions to the imaginary part of the resonant scattering amplitude obtained from the treatment of the data of Fig. 1. The analysis of the refined site-specific absorption spectra was done using EXAFS methods based on theoretical standards. We provided direct evidence for the tetrahedral Mn-O bond distance being increased relative to the corresponding Fe-O distance in bulk manganese ferrites. The first coordination shell number was found to be reduced significantly for Mn atoms at these sites. This finding is consistent with the well-known tendency of Mn to be tetrahedrally coordinated in these compounds.

Kravtsov, E.; Haskel, D.; Cady, A.; Yang, A.; Vittoria, C.; Zuo, X.; Harris, V. G.; X-Ray Science Division; Inst. of Metal Physics; Northeastern Univ.; Nankai Univ.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z