Remotely readable fiber optic compass
Migliori, Albert (Santa Fe, NM); Swift, Gregory W. (Los Alamos, NM); Garrett, Steven L. (Pebble Beach, CA)
1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A remotely readable fiber optic compass. A sheet polarizer is affixed to a magnet rotatably mounted in a compass body, such that the polarizer rotates with the magnet. The optical axis of the sheet polarizer is preferably aligned with the north-south axis of the magnet. A single excitation light beam is divided into four identical beams, two of which are passed through the sheet polarizer and through two fixed polarizing sheets which have their optical axes at right angles to one another. The angle of the compass magnet with respect to a fixed axis of the compass body can be determined by measuring the ratio of the intensities of the two light beams. The remaining ambiguity as to which of the four possible quadrants the magnet is pointing to is resolved by the second pair of light beams, which are passed through the sheet polarizer at positions which are transected by two semicircular opaque strips formed on the sheet polarizer. The incoming excitation beam and the four return beams are communicated by means of optical fibers, giving a remotely readable compass which has no electrical parts.
Remotely readable fiber optic compass
Migliori, A.; Swift, G.W.; Garrett, S.L.
1985-04-30T23:59:59.000Z
A remotely readable fiber optic compass. A sheet polarizer is affixed to a magnet rotatably mounted in a compass body, such that the polarizer rotates with the magnet. The optical axis of the sheet polarizer is preferably aligned with the north-south axis of the magnet. A single excitation light beam is divided into four identical beams, two of which are passed through the sheet polarizer and through two fixed polarizing sheets which have their optical axes at right angles to one another. The angle of the compass magnet with respect to a fixed axis of the compass body can be determined by measuring the ratio of the intensities of the two light beams. The remaining ambiguity as to which of the four possible quadrants the magnet is pointing to is resolved by the second pair of light beams, which are passed through the sheet polarizer at positions which are transected by two semicircular opaque strips formed on the sheet polarizer. The incoming excitation beam and the four return beams are communicated by means of optical fibers, giving a remotely readable compass which has no electrical parts.
Robertson, Stephen
Peter Sparks Compass Reading You could I never love. Built of a bulk beyond my comprehension compass with its swinging fleur-de-lys watched by the crystal prism's sharp-cut eye? It represented
Visual compass Frederic Labrosse
Labrosse, Frédéric
Visual compass Fr´ed´eric Labrosse Department of Computer Science University of Wales, Aberystwyth://www.taros.org.uk. #12;Visual compass Fr´ed´eric Labrosse Department of Computer Science University of Wales Aberystwyth results that show a performance similar to a magnetic compass. In particular, the heading measured
Foundations and Light Compass Foundations and Light Compass
Wong, Jennifer L.
Foundations and Light Compass Case Study Foundations and Light Compass Case Study Jennifer L. WongQuantitative Sensor--centric Designcentric Design Light CompassLight Compass Models and Abstractions Contaminant Transport Marine Microorganisms Ecosystems, Biocomplexity What is a Light Compass?What is a Light
Luminosity Measurement at COMPASS
C. Höppner for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-04-14T23:59:59.000Z
The measurement of absolutely normalized cross sections for high-energy scattering processes is an important reference for theoretical models. This paper discusses the first determination of the luminosity for data of the COMPASS experiment, which is the basis for such measurements. The resulting normalization is validated via the determination of the structure function $F_2$ from COMPASS data, which is compared to literature.
State Transitions and Decoherence in the Avian Compass
Vishvendra Singh Poonia; Dipankar Saha; Swaroop Ganguly
2015-01-28T23:59:59.000Z
The radical pair model has been successful in explaining behavioral characteristics of the geomagnetic compass believed to underlie the navigation capability of certain avian species. In this study, the spin dynamics of the radical pair model and decoherence therein are interpreted from a microscopic state transition point of view. This helps to elucidate the interplay between the hyperfine and Zeeman interactions that enables the avian compass, and the distinctive effects of nuclear and environmental decoherence on it. Using a quantum information theoretic quantifier of coherence, we find that nuclear decoherence induces new structure in the spin dynamics without materially affecting the compass action; environmental decoherence, on the other hand, completely disrupts it.
Quantum Correlation in One-dimensional Extend Quantum Compass Model
Wen-Long You
2012-02-04T23:59:59.000Z
We study the correlations in the one-dimensional extended quantum compass model in a transverse magnetic field. By exactly solving the Hamiltonian, we find that the quantum correlation of the ground state of one-dimensional quantum compass model is vanishing. We show that quantum discord can not only locate the quantum critical points, but also discern the orders of phase transitions. Furthermore, entanglement quantified by concurrence is also compared.
L E T T E R F R O M T H E P R E S I D E N T Boxing the Compass
Bieber, Michael
L E T T E R F R O M T H E P R E S I D E N T Boxing the Compass in New Jersey ruly there is a tide The nautical tradition of "boxing the compass" requires naming all 32 principal points of the compass course for a voyage, which often requires steering by various compass points on the way to a distant port
Teskey, Robert O.
Class of 2003 Alumni Compass Project: GOAL 120 compasses = $4,800 Every Warnell student will need a compass for field measurements. Not only will a compass literally help each student find their way, a note would like to give a new student a compass when he or she enters the professional program, we would love
Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program
Fraden, Seth
Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program Pilot Evaluation: Second Year Report April 2013 Prepared for Compass Working Capital Boston, MA Prepared by Delia Kimbrel, Research Associate Institute, MA #12;Compass Working Capital Compass Working Capital ("Compass") provides incentive-based financial
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Jacobs, Lucia
© 2007-2009 UC Regents Career Compass... the SISC initiatives #12;2 What is the Career Compass?What is the Career Compass?What is the Career Compass? Training linked to common job success factors and individual Fars Happened So Far 55+ Career Compass presentations and open sessions provided to over 2200 campus
Hadron Spectroscopy in COMPASS
Boris Grube; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2013-01-31T23:59:59.000Z
The COmmon Muon and Proton Apparatus for Structure and Spectroscopy (COMPASS) is a multi-purpose fixed-target experiment at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron (SPS) aimed at studying the structure and spectrum of hadrons. In the naive Constituent Quark Model (CQM) mesons are bound states of quarks and antiquarks. QCD, however, predict the existence of hadrons beyond the CQM with exotic properties interpreted as excited glue (hybrids) or even pure gluonic bound states (glueballs). One main goal of COMPASS is to search for these states. Particularly interesting are so called spin-exotic mesons which have J^{PC} quantum numbers forbidden for ordinary q\\bar{q} states. Its large acceptance, high resolution, and high-rate capability make the COMPASS experiment an excellent device to study the spectrum of light-quark mesons in diffractive and central production reactions up to masses of about 2.5 GeV. COMPASS is able to measure final states with charged as well as neutral particles, so that resonances can be studied in different reactions and decay channels. During 2008 and 2009 COMPASS acquired large data samples using negative and positive secondary hadron beams on lH_2, Ni, and Pb targets. The presented overview of the first results from this data set focuses in particular on the search for spin-exotic mesons in diffractively produced \\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^-, \\eta\\pi, \\eta'\\pi, and \\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^- final states and the analysis of central-production of \\pi^+\\pi^- pairs in order to study glueball candidates in the scalar sector.
Spontaneous symmetry breaking in a generalized orbital compass model
Lukasz Cincio; Jacek Dziarmaga; Andrzej M. Oles
2010-09-10T23:59:59.000Z
We introduce a generalized two-dimensional orbital compass model, which interpolates continuously from the classical Ising model to the orbital compass model with frustrated quantum interactions, and investigate it using the multiscale entanglement renormalization ansatz (MERA). The results demonstrate that increasing frustration of exchange interactions triggers a second order quantum phase transition to a degenerate symmetry broken state which minimizes one of the interactions in the orbital compass model. Using boson expansion within the spin-wave theory we unravel the physical mechanism of the symmetry breaking transition as promoted by weak quantum fluctuations and explain why this transition occurs only surprisingly close to the maximally frustrated interactions of the orbital compass model. The spin waves remain gapful at the critical point, and both the boson expansion and MERA do not find any algebraically decaying spin-spin correlations in the critical ground state.
Allard, William K.
using only a compass and unmarked straightedge. (See Project 1, Chapter I, p. 35, and the references given there.) 2. Report on the proof that it is impossible to square a circle using only a compass on the theorem of Mohr and Mascheroni that all Euclidean constructions of points can be made with a compass alone
Transversity Measurements at COMPASS
COMPASS Collaboration; C. Schill
2007-09-28T23:59:59.000Z
The measurement of transverse spin effects in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering is an important part of the COMPASS physics program. From the analysis of the 2002-2004 data, new results for the transverse target spin asymmetry of z-ordered identified pion and kaon pairs are presented. In addition, a first result for the transverse target spin asymmetry of exclusively produced rho^0 mesons on the deuteron is shown.
COMPASS Model Review Draft February 29, 2008
Washington at Seattle, University of
COMPASS Model Review Draft February 29, 2008 Page i Comprehensive Passage (COMPASS) Model version 1.1 Review DRAFT February 2008 #12;COMPASS Model Review Draft February 29, 2008 Page ii Table-Bonneville survival 8c. Prospective hydrological modeling Appendix 9. Sensitivity analyses #12;COMPASS Model Review
Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program
Fraden, Seth
Compass Financial Stability and Savings Program Pilot Evaluation: Final Report 1 April 2014 Prepared for Compass Working Capital Boston, MA Prepared by Delia Kimbrel, Research Associate Sandra Venner Brandeis University, Waltham, MA #12;2 Compass Working Capital ("Compass") provides incentive
C. Schill; for the COMPASS collaboration
2012-01-02T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment is a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS using muon and hadron beams for the investigation of the spin structure of the nucleon and hadron spectroscopy. The main objective of the muon physics program is the study of the spin of the nucleon in terms of its constituents, quarks and gluons. COMPASS has accumulated data during 6 years scattering polarized muons off a longitudinally or a transversely polarized deuteron (6LiD) or proton (NH3) target. Results for the gluon polarization are obtained from longitudinal double spin cross section asymmetries using two different channels, open charm production and high transverse momentum hadron pairs, both proceeding through the photon-gluon fusion process. Also, the longitudinal spin structure functions of the proton and the deuteron were measured in parallel as well as the helicity distributions for the three lightest quark flavors. With a transversely polarized target, results were obtained with proton and deuteron targets for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries for charged hadrons as well as for identified kaons and pions. The Collins asymmetry is sensitive to the transverse spin structure of the nucleon, while the Sivers asymmetry reflects correlations between the quark transverse momentum and the nucleon spin. Recently, a new proposal for the COMPASS II experiment was accepted by the CERN SPS which includes two new topics: Exclusive reactions like DVCS and DVMP using the muon beam and a hydrogen target to study generalized parton distributions and Drell-Yan measurements using a pion beam and a polarized NH3 target to study transverse momentum dependent distributions.
Baryon Spectroscopy at COMPASS
Alexander Austregesilo; for the the COMPASS collaboration
2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
At the COMPASS experiment, diffractive dissociation of the beam proton is one of the dominant processes for the 190GeV/c positive hadron beam impinging on a liquid hydrogen target. The status of the analysis of the reactions pp -> p_f pi^+ pi^- p_s and pp -> p_f K^+ K^- p_s is presented, where dominant features of the light-baryon spectrum become clearly visible. Furthermore, partial-wave analysis techniques to disentangle these spectra are discussed.
Transverse spin effects in COMPASS
A. Bressan; for the COMPASS experiment
2009-02-02T23:59:59.000Z
In the years 2002-2004 COMPASS has collected data with the LiD target polarization oriented transversely with respect to the muon beam direction for about 20% of the running time, to measure transverse spin effects in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering, one of the main objectives of the COMPASS spin program. In 2007, COMPASS has used for the first time a proton NH_3 target with the data taking time equally shared between longitudinal and transverse polarization of the target. After reviewing the results obtained with the deuteron, the new results for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries of the proton will be presented.
The Astro-Compass Science Mural Alan Scott, 2008
Wu, Mingshen
The Astro-Compass Science Mural Guidebook By Alan Scott, ©2008 1 #12;Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Astro-Compass Geographical Compass . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Geologic Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Small Astro-Compass Mural . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Spacecraft Drawings and T
Hadron Spectroscopy with COMPASS
Boris Grube; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-08-29T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a multi-purpose fixed-target experiment at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron aimed at studying the structure and spectrum of hadrons. One primary goal is the search for new hadronic states, in particular spin-exotic mesons and glueballs. We present recent results of partial-wave analyses of (3\\pi)^- and \\pi^-\\eta' final states based on a large data set of diffractive dissociation of a 190 GeV/c \\pi^- beam on a proton target in the squared four-momentum-transfer range 0.1 < t' < 1 (GeV/c)^2. We also show first results from a partial-wave analysis of diffractive dissociation of K^- into K^-\\pi^+\\pi^- final states are presented.
Transversity signals at COMPASS
By COMPASS Collaboration
2007-12-19T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS, with a rich physics program focused on nucleon spin structure and on hadron spectroscopy. One of the main goals of the spin program is the measurement of the transverse spin distribution function $\\Delta_T q(x)$ in semi-inclusive DIS off transversely polarized nucleons. For this purpose approximately 20% of the running time in the years 2002 to 2004 with the longitudinally polarized muon beam of 160 GeV and with $^6$LiD polarized target was used to collect data with the target polarized transversely with respect to the beam direction. The 2002 data have been already analysed and published. We present here the preliminary results from the full statistics for the Collins and Sivers single hadron asymmetries and for the transverse spin asymmetry in hadron pair production.
Cary, J.R.
2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascale project for AcceleratorNational Laboratory. COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascalefor materials studies. COMPASS, the Community Petascale
Polarised Drell-Yan physics at COMPASS Celso Franco, on behalf of the COMPASS collaboration
Heller, Barbara
Polarised Drell-Yan physics at COMPASS Celso Franco, on behalf of the COMPASS collaboration LIP, Av. Elias Garcia 14 - 1 1000-149 Lisboa The COMPASS experiment at CERN is one of the leading experiments PDFs without involving fragmentation functions (FFs). COMPASS aims to per- form the first ever
Migrating Songbirds Recalibrate Their Magnetic Compass Daily
Murphy, Troy G.
Migrating Songbirds Recalibrate Their Magnetic Compass Daily from Twilight Cues William W. Cochran, the same individuals migrated northward again. We suggest that birds orient with a magnetic compass3) after a voyage of up to 25,000 km (4, 5). Migratory songbirds can orient on the basis of compass
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
Social Compass 60(1) 115133 © The Author(s) 2012 Reprints and permissions: sagepub.co.uk/journalsPermissions.nav DOI: 10.1177/0037768612471770 scp.sagepub.com social compass The politics of religious dualism: Naim'Ascq Cedex, France. Email: albert.doja@univ-lille1.fr 471770SCP60110.1177/0037768612471770Social Compass
Meson spectroscopy with COMPASS
Frank Nerling; for the COMPASS collaboration
2010-12-02T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS fixed-target experiment at CERN SPS is dedicated to the study of hadron structure and dynamics. In the physics programme using hadron beams, the focus is on the detection of new states, in particular the search for $J^{PC}$ exotic states and glueballs. After a short pilot run in 2004 (190 GeV/c negative pion beam, lead target), we started our hadron spectroscopy programme in 2008 by collecting an unprecedented statistics with a negative hadron beam (190 GeV/c) on a liquid hydrogen target. A similar amount of data with positive hadron beam (190 GeV/c) has been taken in 2009, as well as some additional data with negative beam on nuclear targets. The spectrometer features a large angular acceptance and high momentum resolution and also good coverage by electromagnetic calorimetry, crucial for the detection of final states involving $\\pi^0$ or $\\eta$. A first important result is the observation of a significant $J^{PC}$ spin exotic signal consistent with the disputed $\\pi_1(1600)$ in the pilot run data. This result was recently published. We present an overview of the status of various ongoing analyses on the 2008/09 data.
Gluon Polarisation Measurements @ COMPASS
Luís Silva; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-11-02T23:59:59.000Z
One of the missing keys in the present understanding of the spin structure of the nucleon is the contribution from the gluons: the so-called gluon polarisation. This quantity can be determined in DIS through the photon-gluon fusion process, in which two analysis methods may be used: (i) identifying open charm events or (ii) selecting events with high p_T hadrons. The data used in the present work were collected in the COMPASS experiment, where a 160 GeV/c naturally polarised muon beam, impinging on a polarised nucleon fixed target is used. Preliminary results for the gluon polarisation from high p_T and open charm analyses are presented. The gluon polarisation result for high p_T hadrons is divided, for the first time, into three statistically independent measurements at LO. The result from open charm analysis is obtained at LO and NLO. In both analyses a new weighted method based on a neural network approach is used.
Transverse Spin Physics at COMPASS
Christian Schill; for the COMPASS collaboration
2010-09-08T23:59:59.000Z
The investigation of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects in deep inelastic scattering is one of the key physics programs of the COMPASS collaboration. Three channels have been analyzed at COMPASS to access the transversity distribution function: The azimuthal distribution of single hadrons, involving the Collins fragmentation function, the azimuthal dependence of the plane containing hadron pairs, involving the two-hadron interference fragmentation function, and the measurement of the transverse polarization of Lambda hyperons in the final state. Azimuthal asymmetries in unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering give important information on the inner structure of the nucleon as well, and can be used to estimate both the quark transverse momentum k_T in an unpolarized nucleon and to access the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders function. COMPASS has measured these asymmetries using spin-averaged 6LiD data.
Transverse Spin Physics at COMPASS
Federica Sozzi; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2009-02-02T23:59:59.000Z
The study of transverse spin effects is part of the scientific program of COMPASS, a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS. COMPASS investigates the transversity PDFs in semi-inclusive DIS, using a longitudinally polarized muon beam of 160 GeV/c impinging on a transversely polarized target. From 2002 to 2004, data have been collected using a $^6$LiD target transversely polarized. Transversity has been measured using different quark polarimeters: the azimuthal distribution of single hadrons, the azimuthal dependence of the plane containing hadron pairs, and the measurement of the transverse polarization of baryons ($\\Lambda$ hyperons). All the asymmetries have been found to be small, and compatible with zero, a result which has been interpreted as a cancellation between the u and d-quark contributions. In 2007 COMPASS has taken data using a NH$_3$ polarized proton target which will give complementary information on transverse spin effects.
Valence Quarks Polarization from COMPASS
A. Korzenev
2007-04-26T23:59:59.000Z
A first evaluation of the polarized valence quark distribution $\\Delta u_v(x)+\\Delta d_v(x)$ from the COMPASS experiment (CERN/SPS) is presented. The data were collected by COMPASS in the years 2002--2004 using a 160 GeV polarized muon beam scattered off a large polarized $^6$LiD target and cover the range $1< Q^2 < 100$ GeV$^2$ and $0.006
Nucleon Transverse Structure at COMPASS
Nour Makke
2014-12-15T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a fixed target experiment at CERN. Part of its physics programme is dedicated to study the transverse spin and the transverse momentum structure of the nucleon using SIDIS. For these measurements, data have been collected using transversely polarised proton and deuteron targets. A selection of recent measurements of azimuthal asymmetries using data collected with transversely polarised protons is presented.
H. Wollny; for the COMPASS collaboration
2010-08-03T23:59:59.000Z
Transverse spin and transverse momentum distribution functions of the constituents of the nucleon are a crucial input for a complete description of the nucleon. COMPASS measured such for longitudinally and transversely polarized deuterons and protons. In the following we will focus on recent results from the 2007 transverse proton data and on the results for unpolarized deuterons.
Transverse Spin Effects at COMPASS
C. Schill
2009-09-29T23:59:59.000Z
The investigation of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects in deep inelastic scattering is one of the key physics programs of the COMPASS collaboration. In the years 2002-2004 COMPASS took data scattering 160 GeV muons on a transversely polarized 6LiD target. In 2007, a transversely polarized NH3 target was used. Three different channels to access the transversity distribution function have been analyzed: The azimuthal distribution of single hadrons, involving the Collins fragmentation function, the azimuthal dependence of the plane containing hadron pairs, involving the two-hadron interference fragmentation function, and the measurement of the transverse polarization of lambda hyperons in the final state. Transverse quark momentum effects in a transversely polarized nucleon have been investigated by measuring the Sivers distribution function. Azimuthal asymmetries in unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering give important information on the inner structure of the nucleon as well, and can be used to estimate both the quark transverse momentum in an unpolarized nucleon and to access the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders function. COMPASS has measured these asymmetries using spin-averaged 6LiD data.
Study and Simulation of Remote Sensing System: COMPACT Airborne Spectral Sensor (COMPASS)
Salvaggio, Carl
1 Study and Simulation of Remote Sensing System: COMPACT Airborne Spectral Sensor (COMPASS) Paper............................................................................................ 5 COMPACT Airborne Spectral Sensor (COMPASS............................................................................................... 9 (FOUO) COMPASS Megacollect Data
The COMPASS Hadron Spectroscopy Programme
A. Austregesilo; for the COMPASS collaboration
2012-07-05T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a fixed-target experiment at the CERN SPS for the investigation of the structure and the dynamics of hadrons. The experimental setup features a large acceptance and high momentum resolution spectrometer including particle identification and calorimetry and is therefore ideal to access a broad range of different final states. Following the promising observation of a spin-exotic resonance during an earlier pilot run, COMPASS focused on light-quark hadron spectroscopy during the years 2008 and 2009. A data set, world leading in terms of statistics and resolution, has been collected with a 190GeV/c hadron beam impinging on either liquid hydrogen or nuclear targets. Spin-exotic meson and glueball candidates formed in both diffractive dissociation and central production are presently studied. Since the beam composition includes protons, the excited baryon spectrum is also accessible. Furthermore, Primakoff reactions have the potential to determine radiative widths of the resonances and to probe chiral perturbation theory. An overview of the ongoing analyses will be presented. In particular, the employed partial wave analysis techniques will be illustrated and recent results will be shown for a selection of final states.
Transverse Spin Effects at COMPASS
H. Wollny
2009-02-03T23:59:59.000Z
Single spin asymmetries in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering off transversely polarized nucleon targets have been under intense experimental investigation over the past few years. They provide new insights into QCD and the nucleon structure. For instance, they allow the determination of the third yet-unknown leading-twist quark distribution function $\\Delta_{T}q(x)$, the transversity distribution. Additionally, they give insight into the parton transverse momentum distribution and angular momentum. The measurement of transverse spin effects in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering is an important part of the COMPASS physics program. In the years 2002-2004 data were collected scattering a 160 GeV muon beam on a transversely polarized deuteron target. In 2007, additional data were collected on a transversely polarized proton target. New results from the analysis of the proton data will be presented. A different but not less important insight into the nucleon structure might be given by the Sivers asymmetry. This angular dependence of the cross-section arises from an intrinsic asymmetry in the parton transverse momentum distribution. The Sivers function is tightly related to the total angular momentum carried by the quarks in the nucleon. New COMPASS results for the Sivers asymmetry of the proton will be shown.
Symmetry properties and spectra of the two-dimensional quantum compass model
Wojciech Brzezicki; Andrzej M. Ole?
2013-06-04T23:59:59.000Z
We use exact symmetry properties of the two-dimensional quantum compass model to derive nonequivalent invariant subspaces in the energy spectra of $L\\times L$ clusters up to L=6. The symmetry allows one to reduce the original $L\\times L$ compass cluster to the $(L-1)\\times (L-1)$ one with modified interactions. This step is crucial and enables: (i) exact diagonalization of the $6\\times 6$ quantum compass cluster, and (ii) finding the specific heat for clusters up to L=6, with two characteristic energy scales. We investigate the properties of the ground state and the first excited states and present extrapolation of the excitation energy with increasing system size. Our analysis provides physical insights into the nature of nematic order realized in the quantum compass model at finite temperature. We suggest that the quantum phase transition at the isotropic interaction point is second order with some admixture of the discontinuous transition, as indicated by the entropy, the overlap between two types of nematic order (on horizontal and vertical bonds) and the existence of the critical exponent. Extrapolation of the specific heat to the $L\\to\\infty$ limit suggests the classical nature of the quantum compass model and high degeneracy of the ground state with nematic order.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
COMPASS Collaboration; P. Abbon
2007-03-30T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment makes use of the CERN SPS high-intensitymuon and hadron beams for the investigation of the nucleon spin structure and the spectroscopy of hadrons. One or more outgoing particles are detected in coincidence with the incoming muon or hadron. A large polarized target inside a superconducting solenoid is used for the measurements with the muon beam. Outgoing particles are detected by a two-stage, large angle and large momentum range spectrometer. The setup is built using several types of tracking detectors, according to the expected incident rate, required space resolution and the solid angle to be covered. Particle identification is achieved using a RICH counter and both hadron and electromagnetic calorimeters. The setup has been successfully operated from 2002 onwards using a muon beam. Data with a hadron beam were also collected in 2004. This article describes the main features and performances of the spectrometer in 2004; a short summary of the 2006 upgrade is also given.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
Abbon, P.; Alexakhin, V.Yu.; Alexandrov, Yu.; Alexeev, G.D.; Alekseev, M.G.; Amoroso, A.; Angerer, H.; Anosov, V.A.; Badelek, B.; Balestra, F.; Ball, J.; Barth, J.; Baum, G.; Becker, M.; Bedfer, Y.; Berglund, P.; Bernet, C.; Bertini, R.; Bettinelli, M.; Birsa, R.; Bisplinghoff, J.; Bordalo, P.; Bosteels, M.; Bradamante, F.; Braem, A.; Bravar, A.; Bressan, A.; Brona, G.; Burtin, E.; Bussa, M.P.; Bytchkov, V.N.; Chalifour, M.; Chapiro, A.; Chiosso, M.; Ciliberti, P.; Cicuttin, A.; Colantoni, M.; Colavita, A.A.; Costa, S.; Crespo, M.L.; Cristaudo, P.; Dafni, T.; d'Hose, N.; Dalla Torre, S.; d'Ambrosio, C.; Das, S.; Dasgupta, S.S.; Delagnes, E.; De Masi, R.; Deck, P.; Dedek, N.; Demchenko, D.; Denisov, O.Yu.; Dhara, L.; Diaz, V.; Dibiase, N.; Dinkelbach, A.M.; Dolgopolov, A.V.; Donati, A.; Donskov, S.V.; Dorofeev, V.A.; Doshita, N.; Durand, D.; Duic, V.; Dunnweber, W.; Efremov, A.; Eversheim, P.D.; Eyrich, W.; Faessler, M.; Falaleev, V.; Fauland, P.; Ferrero, A.; Ferrero, L.; Finger, M.; Finger, M.; Fischer, H.; Franco, C.; Franz, J.; Fratnik, F.; Friedrich, J.M.; Frolov, V.; Fuchs, U.; Garfagnini, R.; Gatignon, L.; Gautheron, F.; Gavrichtchouk, O.P.; Gerassimov, S.; Geyer, R.; Gheller, J.M.; Giganon, A.; Giorgi, M.; Gobbo, B.; Goertz, S.; Gorin, A.M.; Gougnaud, F.; Grabmuller, S.; Grajek, O.A.; Grasso, A.; Grube, B.; Grunemaier, A.; Guskov, A.; Haas, F.; Hagemann, R.; Hannappel, J.; von Harrach, D.; Hasegawa, T.; Heckmann, J.; Hedicke, S.; Heinsius, F.H.; Hermann, R.; Hess, C.; Hinterberger, F.; von Hodenberg, M.; Horikawa, N.; Horikawa, S.; Horn, I.; Ilgner, C.; Ioukaev, A.I.; Ishimoto, S.; Ivanchin, I.; Ivanov, O.; Iwata, T.; Jahn, R.; Janata, A.; Joosten, R.; Jouravlev, N.I.; Kabuss, E.; Kalinnikov, V.; Kang, D.; Karstens, F.; Kastaun, W.; Ketzer, B.; Khaustov, G.V.; Khokhlov, Yu.A.; Kiefer, J.; Kisselev, Yu.; Klein, F.; Klimaszewski, K.; Koblitz, S.; Koivuniemi, J.H.; Kolosov, V.N.; Komissarov, E.V.; Kondo, K.; Konigsmann, Kay; Konoplyannikov, A.K.; Konorov, I.; Konstantinov, V.F.; Korentchenko, A.S.; Korzenev, A.; Kotzinian, A.M.; Koutchinski, N.A.; Kouznetsov, O.; Kowalik, K.; Kramer, D.; Kravchuk, N.P.; Krivokhizhin, G.V.; Kroumchtein, Z.V.; Kubart, J.; Kuhn, R.; Kukhtin, V.; Kunne, F.; Kurek, K.; Kuzmin, N.A.; Lamanna, M.; Le Goff, J.M.; Leberig, M.; Lednev, A.A.; Lehmann, A.; Levinski, V.; Levorato, S.; Lyashenko, V.I; Lichtenstadt, J.; Liska, T.; Ludwig, I.; Maggiora, A.; Maggiora, M.; Magnon, A.; Mallot, G.K.; Mann, A.; Manuilov, I.V.; Marchand, C.; Marroncle, J.; Martin, A.; Marzec, J.; Masek, L.; Massmann, F.; Matsuda, T.; Matthia, D.; Maximov, A.N.; Menon, G.; Meyer, W.; Mielech, A.; Mikhailov, Yu.V.; Moinester, M.A.; Molinie, F.; Mota, F.; Mutter, A.; Nagel, T.; Nahle, O.; Nassalski, J.; Neliba, S.; Nerling, F.; Neyret, D.; Niebuhr, M.; Niinikoski, T.; Nikolaenko, V.I.; Nozdrin, A.A.; Olshevsky, A.G.; Ostrick, M.; Padee, A.; Pagano, P.; Panebianco, S.; Parsamyan, B.; Panzieri, D.; Paul, S.; Pawlukiewicz, B.; Pereira, H.; Peshekhonov, D.V.; Peshekhonov, V.D.; Piedigrossi, D.; Piragino, G.; Platchkov, S.; Platzer, K.; Pochodzalla, J.; Polak, J.; Polyakov, V.A.; Pontecorvo, G.; Popov, A.A.; Pretz, J.; Procureur, S.; Quintans, C.; Rajotte, J.-F.; Ramos, S.; Razaq, I.; Rebourgeard, P.; Reggiani, D.; Reicherz, G.; Richter, A.; Robinet, F.; Rocco, E.; Rondio, E.; Ropelewski, L.; Rousse, J.Y.; Rozhdestvensky, A.M.; Ryabchikov, D.; Samartsev, A.G.; Samoylenko, V.D.; Sandacz, A.; Merce, M.Sans; Santos, H.; Sapozhnikov, M.G.; Sauli, F.; Savin, Igor A.; Schiavon, P.; Schill, C.; Schmidt, T.; Schmitt, H.; Schmitt, L.; Schonmeier, P.; Schroeder, W.; Seeharsch, D.; Seimetz, M.; Setter, D.; Shaligin, A.; Shevchenko, O.Yu.; Shishkin, A.A.; Siebert, H.-W.; Silva, L.; Simon, F.; Sinha, L.; Sissakian, A.N.; Slunecka, M.; Smirnov, G.I.; Sora, D.; Sosio, S.; Sozzi, F.; Srnka, A.; Stinzing, F.; Stolarski, M.; Sugonyaev, V.P.; Sulc, M.; Sulej, R.; Tarte, G.; Takabayashi, N.; Tchalishev, V.V.; Tessaro, S.; Tessarotto, F.; Teufel, A.; Thers, D.; Tkatchev, L.G.; Toeda, T.; Tokmenin, V.V.; Trippel, S.; Urban, J.; Valbuena, R.; Venugopal, G.; Virius, M.; Vlassov, N.V.; Vossen, A.; Wagner, M.; Webb, R.; Weise, E.; Weitzel, Q.; Wiedner, U.; Wiesmann, M.; Windmolders, R.; Wirth, S.; Wislicki, W.; Wollny, H.; Zanetti, A.M.; Zaremba, K.; Zavertyaev, M.; Zhao, J.; Ziegler, R.; Ziembicki, M.; Zlobin, Y.L.; Zvyagin, A.
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment makes use of the CERN SPS high-intensitymuon and hadron beams for the investigation of the nucleon spin structure and the spectroscopy of hadrons. One or more outgoing particles are detected in coincidence with the incoming muon or hadron. A large polarized target inside a superconducting solenoid is used for the measurements with the muon beam. Outgoing particles are detected by a two-stage, large angle and large momentum range spectrometer. The setup is built using several types of tracking detectors, according to the expected incident rate, required space resolution and the solid angle to be covered. Particle identification is achieved using a RICH counter and both hadron and electromagnetic calorimeters. The setup has been successfully operated from 2002 onwards using a muon beam. Data with a hadron beam were also collected in 2004. This article describes the main features and performances of the spectrometer in 2004; a short summary of the 2006 upgrade is also given.
Magnetic Compass Orientation in Larval Iberian Green Frogs, Pelophylax Perezi
Phillips, John B.
Magnetic Compass Orientation in Larval Iberian Green Frogs, Pelophylax Perezi Francisco J. Diego, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA Introduction Magnetic compass orientation has been demonstra- ted). The Eastern newt's magnetic compass is light dependent (Phillips & Borland 1992a,b; Deutschlander et al. 1999
The Cricket Compass for ContextAware Mobile Applications
The Cricket Compass for ContextAware Mobile Applications Nissanka B. Priyantha, Allen K. L. Miu compass, knowledge of orientation through the Cricket com- pass attached to a mobile device enhances, and \\augmented-reality" displays. Our compass infrastructure enhances the spatial inference capability
Structure Preserving Optimal Control of Three-Dimensional Compass Gait
Leyendecker, Sigrid
Structure Preserving Optimal Control of Three-Dimensional Compass Gait Sigrid Leyendecker, David con- siders the optimal control of a bipedal compass gait by modeling the double stance configuration compass biped model. This control task has been previously addressed with various biped models
Virtual Compass: Relative Positioning To Sense Mobile Social Interactions
Hunt, Galen
Virtual Compass: Relative Positioning To Sense Mobile Social Interactions Nilanjan Banerjee in availability and ac- curacy. Virtual Compass is a peer-based relative positioning system that relies solely movement. We have im- plemented Virtual Compass on mobile phones and laptops, and we eval- uate it using
Navigating through Mashed-up Applications with COMPASS
Milo, Tova
Navigating through Mashed-up Applications with COMPASS 1 Tel-Aviv University 2 IBM Haifa Research others. To address this difficulty, we present COMPASS, a system that assists users in their navigation them may be non-trivial. To address this difficulty, we present here COMPASS, a sys- tem that assists
On the large COMPASS polarized deuteron target , N. Doshitac
Dutz, Hartmut
On the large COMPASS polarized deuteron target J. Balla , G. Baumb , N. Doshitac , M. Finger, Jr target in the COMPASS experiment at CERN since 2001. To achieve high luminosities a large solid polarized target is used. The COMPASS polarized target consists of a high cooling power 3 He/4 He dilution refriger
Orientation finding using a grid based visual compass
Visser, Arnoud
Orientation finding using a grid based visual compass Georgios Methenitis Patrick M. de Kok Sander an extension of the model-based visual compass is presented, which can be updated contin- uously, allowing, a visual compass can be used [1, 4, 5]. Such a method estimates the robot's heading by comparing
An Ultrasonic Compass for Context-Aware Mobile Applications
An Ultrasonic Compass for Context-Aware Mobile Applications by Kevin John Wang Submitted by . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Arthur C. Smith Chairman, Department Committee on Graduate Students #12;2 #12;An Ultrasonic Compass in the Cricket system. I design and implement a prototype of this Cricket Compass using a combination of hardware
COMPASS: A Programmable Data Prefetcher Using Idle GPU Shaders
Lee, Hsien-Hsin "Sean"
COMPASS: A Programmable Data Prefetcher Using Idle GPU Shaders Dong Hyuk Woo Hsien-Hsin S. Lee. In this paper, we propose COMPASS, a compute shader-assisted data prefetching scheme, to leverage the GPU cores with very lightweight architectural support, COMPASS can emulate the functionality of a hardware
Evaluation of Compass Ambiguity Resolution Performance Using Geometric-Based
Calgary, University of
Evaluation of Compass Ambiguity Resolution Performance Using Geometric-Based Techniques Satellite Division. ABSTRACT The Chinese GNSS system, Compass, is expected to be operational in the near application areas involving Compass will be carrier-phase based precise positioning. However, the associated
A Visual Compass based on SLAM J. M. M. Montiel
Davison, Andrew
A Visual Compass based on SLAM J. M. M. Montiel Dpt. de Informatica e Ingenieria de Sistemas cost camera hardware. Our goal is to build full 3 axis visual compass using standard low cost computer ones. We consider this visual compass as the first step for real time outdoor visual SLAM, where we
Clementine Star Tracker Stellar Compass: Final report part 1
Priest, R.E.; Kordas, J.F.; Lewis, I.T. [and others
1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Clementine mission provided the first ever complete, systematic surface mapping of the moon from the ultra-violet to the near-infrared regions. More than 1.7 million images of the moon, earth and space were returned from this mission. Two star stracker stellar compasses (star tracker camera + stellar compass software) were included on the spacecraft, serving a primary function of providing angle updates to the guidance and navigation system. These cameras served a secondary function by providing a wide field of view imaging capability for lunar horizon glow and other dark-side imaging data. This 290 g camera using a 576 x 384 focal plane array and a 17 mm entrance pupil, detected and centroided stars as dim and dimmer than 4.5 m{sub v}, providing rms pointing accuracy of better than 100 {mu}rad pitch and yaw and 450 {mu}rad roll. A description of this light-weight, low power star tracker camera along with a summary of lessons learned is presented. Design goals and preliminary on-orbit performance estimates are addressed in terms of meeting the mission`s primary objective for flight qualifying the sensors for future Department of Defense flights. Documentation generated during the design, analysis, build, test and characterization of the star tracker cameras are presented. Collectively, this documentation represents a small library of information for this camera, and may be used as a framework for producing copy units by commercial enterprises, and therefore satisfies a Department of Defense and Department of Energy goal to transfer technology to industry. However, the considerable knowledge gained from the experience of the individuals involved in the system trades, design, analysis, production, testing and characterization of the star tracker stellar compass is not contained in this documentation.
Precision Meson Spectroscopy at COMPASS
Boris Grube; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2010-02-05T23:59:59.000Z
We present first results of a partial wave analysis of the diffractive reaction $\\pi- Pb \\to \\pi- \\pi+ \\pi- Pb$ based on data from the COMPASS experiment taken during a pilot run in 2004 using a 190 GeV/c $\\pi-$ beam on a lead target. The analysis was performed in the region of squared four-momentum transfer $t'$ between 0.1 and 1.0 (GeV/c)^2. The $\\pi- \\pi+ \\pi-$ final state shows a rich spectrum of well-known resonances. In addition a spin-exotic $J^{PC} = 1^{-+}$ state with significant intensity was observed at 1.66 GeV/c^2 in the $\\rho(770) \\pi$ decay channel in natural parity exchange. The resonant nature of this state is manifest in the mass dependence of its phase difference to $J^{PC} = 1^{++}$ and $2^{-+}$ waves. The measured resonance parameters are consistent with the disputed $\\pi_1(1600)$. An outlook on the analyses of the much larger data set taken during 2008 and 2009 is given.
Hadron Spectroscopy with COMPASS at CERN
Karin Schoenning for the COMPASS collaboration
2011-12-02T23:59:59.000Z
The aim of the COMPASS hadron programme is to study the light-quark hadron spectrum, and in particular, to search for evidence of hybrids and glueballs. COMPASS is a fixed-target experiment at the CERN SPS and features a two-stage spectrometer with high momentum resolution, large acceptance, particle identification and calorimetry. A short pilot run in 2004 resulted in the observation of a spin-exotic state with $J^{PC} = 1^{-+}$ consistent with the debated $\\pi1(1600)$. In addition, Coulomb production at low momentum transfer data provide a test of Chiral Perturbation Theory. During 2008 and 2009, a world leading data set was collected with hadron beam which is currently being analysed. The large statistics allows for a thorough decomposition of the data into partial waves. The COMPASS hadron data span over a broad range of channels and shed light on several different aspects of QCD.
Transverse spin dependent azimuthal asymmetries at COMPASS
Bakur Parsamyan
2013-01-29T23:59:59.000Z
In semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering of polarized leptons on a transversely polarized target eight target transverse spin-dependent azimuthal modulations are allowed. In the QCD parton model half of these asymmetries can be interpreted within the leading order approach and the other four are twist-three contributions. The first two leading twist asymmetries extracted by HERMES and COMPASS experiments are related: one to the transversity distribution and the Collins effect, the other to the Sivers distribution function. These results triggered a lot of interest in the past few years and allowed the first extractions of the transversity and the Sivers distribution functions of nucleon. The remaining six asymmetries were obtained by the COMPASS experiment using a 160 GeV/c longitudinally polarized muon beam and transversely polarized deuteron and proton targets. Here we review preliminary results from COMPASS proton data of 2007.
COMPASS Results on Collins and Sivers Asymmetries
Andrea Bressan; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2009-07-31T23:59:59.000Z
In the list of the main items studied by the CERN COMPASS experiment there are the transverse spin and momentum effects visible in the azimuthal distributions of hadrons produced in the deep inelastic scattering. In the years 2002-2004 COMPASS has collected data with a 6LiD target with the polarization oriented transversely with respect to the muon beam direction for about 20% of the running time; in 2007, COMPASS has used for the first time a proton NH_3 target with the data taking time equally shared between longitudinal and transverse polarization of the target. After reviewing the results obtained with the deuteron, the new results for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries of the proton will be presented.
COMPASS - a facility to study QCD
Eva-Maria Kabuss
2011-09-13T23:59:59.000Z
An overview on the new COMPASS II experimental programme is presented. The main topics include a study of Primakoff reactions, generalised parton distributions via deeply virtual Compton scattering and transverse momentum dependent distributions in Drell-Yan processes in the pion scattering off polarised protons. Moreover, the studies of semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering on unpolarised target will be continued.
Measurement of the gluon polarisation at COMPASS
G. Brona; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2007-05-16T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS experiment measurements of the gluon polarisation in nucleon, DeltaG/G are reviewed. Two different approaches based on tagging the Photon Gluon Fusion process are described. They rely on the open charm meson or high-p_T hadron pairs detection.
Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson
COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascale project for Accelerator Science and Simulation, a broad at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. #12;COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascale project for Accelerator for materials studies. COMPASS, the Community Petascale Project for Accelerator Science and Simulation
COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascale project for Accelerator Science and Simulation, a broad
Geddes, Cameron Guy Robinson
COMPASS, the COMmunity Petascale project for Accelerator Science and Simulation, a broad sources and neutron sources for materials studies. COMPASS, the Community Petascale Project for Accelerator Science and Simulation (COMPASS) is a computational initiative to provide predictive and analysis
M'18 COMPASS Wellness Groups Welcome to Tufts University School of Medicine!
Dennett, Daniel
M'18 COMPASS Wellness Groups Welcome to Tufts University School. COMPASS (Co-leader Orientation in Mindfulness for Patients and Student Support aspects of Mindfulness training. COMPASS sign-up will be limited; sign
Extreme Compass and Dynamic Multi-Armed Bandits for Adaptive Operator Selection
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
Extreme Compass and Dynamic Multi-Armed Bandits for Adaptive Operator Selection Jorge Maturana developed Adaptive Operator Selection methods are combined here: Compass evaluates the performance
Azimuthal asymmetries from unpolarized data at COMPASS
C. Schill; for the COMPASS collaboration
2011-07-12T23:59:59.000Z
The investigation of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects in the nucleon is one of the key physics programs of the COMPASS experiment at CERN. COMPASS investigates these effects scattering 160 GeV/c muons off a fixed NH3 or 6LiD target. The azimuthal asymmetries which appear in the cross-section of semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering on an unpolarized target have been measured. These asymmetries give insight into the intrinsic transverse momentum of the quarks in the nucleon by the Cahn effect and into a possible correlation between transverse momentum and transverse spin. New results for azimuthal asymmetries of single hadrons produced in scattering muons off an unpolarized 6LiD target are presented.
Recent results from COMPASS muon scattering measurements
Capozza, Luigi [Irfu/SPhN - CEA Saclay, 91190 Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Collaboration: COMPASS Collaboration
2012-10-23T23:59:59.000Z
A sample of recent results in muon scattering measurements from the COMPASS experiment at CERN will be reviewed. These include high energy processes with longitudinally polarised proton and deuteron targets. High energy polarised measurements provide important constraints for studying the nucleon spin structure and thus permit to test the applicability of the theoretical framework of factorisation theorems and perturbative QCD. Specifically, latest results on longitudinal quark polarisation, quark helicity densities and gluon polarisation will be reviewed.
Measurements of unpolarised azimuthal asymmetries at COMPASS
Giulio Sbrizzai; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2009-02-03T23:59:59.000Z
Azimuthal asymmetries in unpolarized SIDIS can be used to probe the transverse momentum of the quarks inside the nucleon. Furthermore they give access to the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders function. We report on the extraction of these asymmetries from the COMPASS data taken with a 160 GeV/c $\\mu ^+$ beam impinging on a deuteron target. This asymmetries have been extracted separately for positive and negative hadrons, and the results have been compared with theoretical predictions.
PHYSICAL REVIEW E 87, 062704 (2013) Quantum coherence and entanglement in the avian compass
Kais, Sabre
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
PHYSICAL REVIEW E 87, 062704 (2013) Quantum coherence and entanglement in the avian compass James A of compass sensitivity. However, even if the initial spin state is neither entangled nor coherent, coherences in the radical- pair mechanism for the chemical compass, we can connect the chemical compass model with quantum
Compass-M1 Broadcast Codes and Their Application to Acquisition and Tracking
Stanford University
Compass-M1 Broadcast Codes and Their Application to Acquisition and Tracking Grace Xingxin Gao his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1983. ABSTRACT With the launch of the Compass-M1 systems (GNSS). The satellite, sometimes referred to as Compass-2 or Beidou-2, is the first of the Compass
COMPASS III: Teaching L2 grammar graphically on a tablet computer Karin Harbusch1
Harbusch, Karin
COMPASS III: Teaching L2 grammar graphically on a tablet computer Karin Harbusch1 , Johannes Härtel2 grammar teaching system COMPASS III. COMPASS stands for COMbina- torial and Paraphrastic Assembly]. COMPASS invites the student to construct sentences by composing syntactic trees out of lexically anchored
2007-2009 UC Regents Updated: June 24, 2009 Career Compass Job
Jacobs, Lucia
© 2007-2009 UC Regents Updated: June 24, 2009 Career Compass Job Titles Go Live! May - June 2009 #12;2 Career Compass Job Titles Go Live! May 1, 2009 Career Compass Job TitlesCareer Compass Job campaigns: More consistent and fair classification of jobs into logical job titles (described
Future Programme of COMPASS at CERN
Gerhard K. Mallot
2012-06-12T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS at CERN is preparing for a new series of measurements on the nucleon structure comprising deep virtual Compton scattering and hard exclusive meson production using muon beams, as well as Drell-Yan reactions using a polarised proton target and a negative pion beam. The former will mainly constrain the generalised parton distribution H and determine the transverse size of the nucleon, while the latter measurements will provide information on transverse-momentum dependent parton distribution functions. The projected results of the programme and the necessary hardware upgrades are discussed.
Measurement of Transverse Spin Effects at COMPASS
Anselm Vossen
2007-05-20T23:59:59.000Z
By measuring transverse single spin asymmetries one has access to the transversity distribution function $\\Delta_T q(x)$ and the transverse momentum dependent Sivers function $q_0^T(x,\\vec{k}_T)$. New measurements from identified hadrons and hadron pairs, produced in deep inelastic scattering of a transversely polarized $^6LiD$ target are presented. The data were taken in 2003 and 2004 by the COMPASS collaboration using the muon beam of the CERN SPS at 160 GeV/c, resulting in small asymmetries.
Single hadron transverse spin asymmetries from COMPASS
F. Bradamante
2007-02-02T23:59:59.000Z
Transverse spin physics is an important part of the scientific programme of the COMPASS experiment at CERN. The analysis of the data taken with the target polarized orthogonally to the 160 GeV/c muon beam momentum has allowed to measure for the first time the Collins and Sivers asymmetries of the deuteron. Both for the positive and the negative hadrons produced in semi-inclusive DIS the measured asymmetries are small and, within errors, compatible with zero. New results for charged pions and kaons are presented here.
Hard Exclusive ?^0-Meson Production at COMPASS
H. Wollny for the COMPASS collaboration
2012-05-30T23:59:59.000Z
New results for the transverse target spin azimuthal asymmetry A_{UT}^{sin(\\phi-\\phi_S)} for hard exclusive \\rho^0-meson production on a transversely polarised ^6LiD and NH_3 target will be presented. The measurement was performed with the COMPASS detector using the 160 GeV/c muon beam of the SPS at CERN. The asymmetry is sensitive to the nucleon helicity-flip generalised parton distribution E, which is related to the orbital angular momentum of quarks in the nucleon.
Precision Studies of Light Mesons at COMPASS
Bernhard Ketzer; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2014-03-19T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment at CERN's SPS investigates the structure and excitations of strongly interacting systems. Using reactions of 190 GeV/c pions with protons and nuclear targets, mediated by the strong and electromagnetic interaction, an unprecedented statistical precision has been reached allowing new insight into the properties of light mesons. For the first time the diffractively produced 3pi final state has been analyzed simultaneously in bins of invariant mass and four-momentum transfer using a large set of 88 waves up to a total angular momentum of 6. In addition to a precise determination of the properties of known resonances and including a model-indepedent analysis of the pi pi S-wave isobar, a new narrow axial-vector state coupling strongly to f0(980)pi has been found in previously unchartered territory. By selecting reactions with very small four-momentum transfer COMPASS is able to study processes involving the exchange of quasi-real photons. These provide clean access to low-energy quantities such as radiative couplings and polarizabilities of mesons, and thus constitute a test of model predictions such as chiral perturbation theory.
Phenomenology of COMPASS data: multiplicities and Phenomenology - part II
Anselmino, Mauro [TURIN; Boglione, Mariaelena [TURIN; Gonzalez H., J.O. [TORINO; Melis, Stefano [TURIN; Prokudin, Alexey [JLAB
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present some of the main features of the multidimensional COMPASS multiplicities, via our analysis using the simple Gaussian model. We briefly discuss these results in connection with azimuthal asymmetries.
Pattern recognition and PID for COMPASS RICH-1
P. Abbon; M. Alexeev; H. Angerer; R. Birsa; P. Bordalo; F. Bradamante; A. Bressan; M. Chiosso; P. Ciliberti; M. L. Colantoni; T. Dafni; S. Dalla Torre; E. Delagnes; O. Denisov; H. Deschamps; V. Diaz; N. Dibiase; V. Duic; W. Eyrich; A. Ferrero; M. Finger; M. Finger Jr; H. Fischer; S. Gerassimov; M. Giorgi; B. Gobbo; R. Hagemann; D. von Harrach; F. H. Heinsius; R. Joosten; B. Ketzer; V. N. Kolosov; K. Königsmann; I. Konorov; D. Kramer; F. Kunne; A. Lehmann; S. Levorato; A. Maggiora; A. Magnon; A. Mann; A. Martin; G. Menon; A. Mutter; O. Nähle; F. Nerling; D. Neyret; D. Panzieri; S. Paul; G. Pesaro; C. Pizzolotto; J. Polak; P. Rebourgeard; F. Robinet; E. Rocco; P. Schiavon; C. Schill; P. Schoenmeier; W. Schröder; L. Silva; M. Slunecka; F. Sozzi; L. Steiger; M. Sulc; M. Svec; S. Takekawa; F. Tessarotto; A. Teufel; H. Wollny
2009-02-03T23:59:59.000Z
A package for pattern recognition and PID by COMPASS RICH-1 has been developed and used for the analysis of COMPASS data collected in the years 2002 to 2004, and 2006-2007 with the upgraded RICH-1 photon detectors. It has allowed the full characterization of the detector in the starting version and in the upgraded one, as well as the PID for physics results. We report about the package structure and algorithms, and the detector characterization and PID results.
Diffractive Dissociation into ?- ?- ?+ Final States at COMPASS
Florian Haas; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z
Diffractive dissociation reactions studied at the COMPASS experiment at CERN provide access to the light-meson spectrum. During a pilot run in 2004, using a pion beam and a lead target, 420k \\pi- \\pi- \\pi+ final-state events with masses below 2.5 GeV/c2 were recorded, yielding a significant spin-exotic signal for the controversial \\pi 1(1600) resonance. After a significant upgrade of the spectrometer in 2007, the following two years were dedicated to meson spectroscopy. Using again a pion beam, but now with a liquid hydrogen target, an unique statistics of ~60M events of the same final state was gathered in 2008. During a short campaign in 2009, the H2 target was exchanged by several solid state targets in order to compare final states produced on targets with different atomic numbers. A partial-wave Analysis (PWA) was performed on all these data sets and results are presented.
Transverse spin azimuthal asymmetries in SIDIS at COMPASS: Multidimensional analysis
Bakur Parsamyan
2015-04-08T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a high-energy physics experiment operating at the SPS at CERN. Wide physics program of the experiment comprises study of hadron structure and spectroscopy with high energy muon and hadrons beams. As for the muon-program, one of the important objectives of the COMPASS experiment is the exploration of the transverse spin structure of the nucleon via spin (in)dependent azimuthal asymmetries in single-hadron production in deep inelastic scattering of polarized leptons off transversely polarized target. For this purpose a series of measurements were made in COMPASS, using 160 GeV/c longitudinally polarized muon beam and transversely polarized $^{6}LiD$ (in 2002, 2003 and 2004) and $NH_{3}$ (in 2007 and 2010) targets. The experimental results obtained by COMPASS for unpolarized target azimuthal asymmetries, Sivers and Collins effects and other azimuthal observables play an important role in the general understanding of the three-dimensional nature of the nucleon. Giving access to the entire "twsit-2" set of transverse momentum dependent parton distribution functions and fragmentation functions COMPASS data triggers constant theoretical interest and is being widely used in phenomenological analyses and global data fits. In this review main focus is given to the very recent results obtained by the COMPASS collaboration from first ever multi-dimensional extraction of transverse spin asymmetries.
Light-Meson Spectroscopy with COMPASS
Boris Grube for the COMPASS Collaboration
2010-12-10T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a multi-purpose fixed-target experiment at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron investigating the structure and spectrum of hadrons. One primary goal is the search for new hadronic states, in particular spin-exotic mesons and glueballs. After a short pilot run in 2004 with a 190 GeV/c $\\pi^-$ beam on a Pb target, which showed a significant spin-exotic $J^{PC} = 1^{-+}$ resonance consistent with the controversial $\\pi_1(1600)$, COMPASS collected large data samples with negative and positive hadron beams on H$_2$, Ni, W, and Pb targets in 2008 and 2009. We present results from a partial-wave analysis of diffractive dissociation of 190 GeV/c $\\pi^-$ into $\\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^-$ final states on Pb and H$_2$ targets with squared four-momentum transfer in the range 0.1 < t' < 1 (GeV/c)^2. This reaction provides clean access to the light-quark meson spectrum up to masses of 2.5 GeV/c^2. A first comparison of the data from Pb and H$_2$ target shows a strong target dependence of the production strength of states with spin projections $M = 0$ and 1 relative to the $a_2(1320)$. The 2004 Pb data were also analyzed in the region of small squared four-momentum transfer t' < 10^{-2} (GeV/c)^2, where we observe interference of diffractive production and photoproduction in the Coulomb-field of the Pb nucleus.
Compass Routing on Geometric Networks Evangelos Kranakis, School of Computer Science,
Urrutia, Jorge
Compass Routing on Geometric Networks Evangelos Kranakis, School of Computer Science, Carleton are represented by the vertices of our graphs, and streets by straight line segments. Compass rout- ing to the CN-tower. Compass Routing Suppose that we want to travel from an initial vertex s to a destination
STRUCTURE FUNCTIONS AND THE SPIN OF THE NUCLEON: FROM HERMES TO COMPASS
STRUCTURE FUNCTIONS AND THE SPIN OF THE NUCLEON: FROM HERMES TO COMPASS F.H. HEINSIUS (for the HERMES and COMPASS collaborations) Fakultat fur Physik, Universitat Freiburg, 79104 Freiburg, Germany of the COMPASS experiment is to measure the gluon polarization in the nucleon. In all experiments a polarized
A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation Martin Pielot
Boll, Susanne
A Tactile Compass for Eyes-free Pedestrian Navigation Martin Pielot 1 , Benjamin Poppinga 1 , Wilko. Drawing on the results of these tests we present the concept of a tactile compass, which encodes with visual navigation systems. The tactile compass was used to continuously display the location
Yang, Junfeng
COMPASS: A Community-driven Parallelization Advisor for Sequential Software Simha Sethumadhavan. In this paper, we describe the research being conducted at Columbia University on a system called COMPASS already parallelized some similar code. The utility of COMPASS rests, not only on its ability to collect
Phillips, John B.
Use of a Magnetic Compass for Nocturnal Homing Orientation in the Palmate Newt, Lissotriton with the high degree of accuracy in both the map and compass components of homing required to return to woodland arena, under total overcast sky that prevented access to celestial compass cues. Individual newts were
Research Papers Light-Dependent Shift in Bullfrog Tadpole Magnetic Compass
Phillips, John B.
Research Papers Light-Dependent Shift in Bullfrog Tadpole Magnetic Compass Orientation: Evidence the presence of a light-dependent magnetic compass in a urodele amphibian, the eastern red-spotted newt compass orientation under long-wavelength (500 nm) light similar to that observed in newts, suggesting
COMPASS Latency Optimal Routing in Heterogeneous Chord-based P2P Systems
Vetter, Thomas
COMPASS Latency Optimal Routing in Heterogeneous Chord-based P2P Systems Lukas Probst Nenad. In this report, we present COMPASS, a protocol for efficient data access in het- erogeneous mobile Chord-based P2P systems. COMPASS takes into ac- count that the network latencies of nodes in a mobile P2P network
Regarding Compass Response Functions For Modeling Path Integration: Comment on "Evolving a
275 Regarding Compass Response Functions For Modeling Path Integration: Comment on "Evolving neural model of the animal behavior known as path integra- tion, a navigation process requiring a compass mention of the simi- larity of their compass sensors to the known properties of the polarization
Computer Modelling of Pigeon Navigation according to the "Map and Compass"-Model
Nehmzow, Ulrich
Computer Modelling of Pigeon Navigation according to the "Map and Compass"-Model Ulrich Nehmzow@zoology.uni-frankfurt.de Abstract This paper presents a computer model of pigeon navigation (homing), based on Kramer's map-and-compass intersecting gradients which are used by the birds to determine the correct compass heading for home
COMPASS SELF SERVICE TIPS (Revised 3/2/10 for EFS Updates)
Weiblen, George D
COMPASS SELF SERVICE TIPS (Revised 3/2/10 for EFS Updates) SIGNING ON 1. Username and password Fiscal Year 2009 and beyond (Compass data from on or after 7/1/08 - PeopleSoft) This Invoice Query fields. Fiscal Year 2008 and before (Compass data prior to 7/1/08-CUFS) 1. When searching for charges
Visualizing and realizing your business design with WebSphere Business Compass
Visualizing and realizing your business design with WebSphere Business Compass Skill Level@ca.ibm.com) BPMN Lead Developer IBM 08 Sep 2010 WebSphere Business Compass is a web 2.0-based collaborative Compass Trademarks © Copyright IBM Corporation 2010. All rights reserved. Page 1 of 24 #12;related worlds
The Compass A Graduate Student Guide to Yale and New Haven
The Compass A Graduate Student Guide to Yale and New Haven Presented by: The Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) 2012-2013 #12;2 The Compass An Introduction In recent years, the Elm City has undergone Student Guide to Yale and New Haven. Compiled by and written for graduate students,The Compass provides
COMPASS: AN UPPER LIMIT ON COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND POLARIZATION AT AN ANGULAR SCALE OF 200
Timbie, Peter
COMPASS: AN UPPER LIMIT ON COSMIC MICROWAVE BACKGROUND POLARIZATION AT AN ANGULAR SCALE OF 200, 11 and Peter T. Timbie6 Receivved 2003 Auggust 19; accepted 2004 April 12 ABSTRACT COMPASS is an on with the Cosmic Microwave Polari- zation at Small Scales (COMPASS) telescope. Although this limit is about
COMPASS: an instrument for measuring the polarization of the CMB on intermediate angular scales
Timbie, Peter
COMPASS: an instrument for measuring the polarization of the CMB on intermediate angular scales 44106, USA Abstract COMPASS is an on-axis 2.6-m telescope coupled to a correlation polarimeter 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. 1. Instrument design COMPASS was designed to measure the po
New results on transverse spin asymmetries from COMPASS
Bakur Parsamyan
2014-11-07T23:59:59.000Z
One of the important objectives of the COMPASS experiment is the exploration of transverse spin structure of nucleon via spin (in)dependent azimuthal asymmetries in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering (SIDIS) of polarized leptons (and soon also Drell-Yan (DY) reactions with $\\pi^-$) off transversely polarized target. For this purpose a series of measurements were made in COMPASS, using 160 GeV/c longitudinally polarized muon beam and polarized $^6LiD$ and $NH_3$ targets and are foreseen with 190 GeV/c $\\pi^-$ beam on polarized $NH_3$. The experimental results obtained by COMPASS for azimuthal effects in SIDIS play an important role in the general understanding of the three-dimensional nature of the nucleon and are widely used in theoretical analyses and global data fits. Future first ever polarized DY-data from COMPASS compared with SIDIS results will open a new chapter probing general principles of QCD TMD-formalism. In this review main focus will be given to the very recent COMPASS results obtained for SIDIS transverse spin asymmetries from four "Drell-Yan" $Q^2$-ranges.
Highlights from COMPASS in hadron spectroscopy
Krinner, Fabian
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Since Quantum Choromdynamics allows for gluon self-coupling, quarks and gluons cannot be observed as free particles, but only their bound states, the hadrons. This so-called confinement phenomenon is responsible for $98\\%$ of the mass in the visible universe. The measurement of the hadron excitation spectra therefore gives valuable input for theory and phenomenology to quantitatively understand this phenomenon. One simple model to describe hadrons is the Constituent Quark Model (CQM), which knows two types of hadrons: mesons, consisting of a quark and an antiquark, and baryons, which are made out of three quarks. More advanced models, which are inspired by QCD as well as calculations within Lattice QCD predict the existence of other types of hadrons, which may be e.g. described solely by gluonic excitations (glueballs) or mixed quark and gluon excitations (hybrids). In order to search for such states, the COMPASS experiment at the Super Proton Synchrotron at CERN has collected large data sets, which allow to ...
Kemper, Gregor
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
): Orbit and Clock Analysis of Compass GEO and IGSO Satellites, Journal of Geodesy, doi: 10.1007/s00190-013-0625-4 The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com #12;Orbit and Clock Analysis of Compass GEO satellite system called Compass or BeiDou. At present, the Compass constellation provides four usable
COMPASS Results on Transverse Single-Spin Asymmetries
Anna Martin
2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z
New results on single spin asymmetries of charged hadrons produced in deep-inelastic scattering of muons on a transversely polarised LiD target are presented. The data were taken in the years 2002, 2003 and 2004 with the COMPASS spectrometer using the muon beam of the CERN SPS at 160 GeV/c. Preliminary results are given for the Sivers asymmetry and for all the three ``quark polarimeters'' presently used in COMPASS to measure the transversity distributions. The Collins and the Sivers asymmetries for charged hadrons turn out to be compatible with zero, within the small (~1%) statistical errors, at variance with the results from HERMES on a transversely polarised proton target. Similar results have been obtained for the two hadron asymmetries and for the Lambda polarisation. First attempts to describe the Collins and the Sivers asymmetries measured by COMPASS and HERMES allow to give a consistent picture of these transverse spin effects.
Compass and Kitaev models -- Theory and Physical Motivations
Zohar Nussinov; Jeroen van den Brink
2013-03-24T23:59:59.000Z
Compass models are theories of matter in which the couplings between the internal spin (or other relevant field) components are inherently spatially (typically, direction) dependent. Compass-type interactions appear in diverse physical systems including Mott insulators with orbital degrees of freedom (where interactions sensitively depend on the spatial orientation of the orbitals involved), the low energy effective theories of frustrated quantum magnets, systems with strong spin-orbit couplings (such as the iridates), vacancy centers, and cold atomic gases. Kitaev's models, in particular the compass variant on the honeycomb lattice, realize basic notions of topological quantum computing. The fundamental inter-dependence between internal (spin, orbital, or other) and external (i.e., spatial) degrees of freedom which underlies compass models generally leads to very rich behaviors including the frustration of (semi-)classical ordered states on non-frustrated lattices and to enhanced quantum effects prompting, in certain cases, the appearance of zero temperature quantum spin liquids. As a consequence of these frustrations, new types of symmetries and their associated degeneracies may appear. These intermediate symmetries lie midway between the extremes of global symmetries and local gauge symmetries and lead to effective dimensional reductions. We review compass models in a unified manner, paying close attention to exact consequences of these symmetries, and to thermal and quantum fluctuations that stabilize orders via order out of disorder effects. We review non-trivial statistics and the appearance of topological quantum orders in compass systems in which, by virtue of their intermediate symmetry standard orders do not arise. This is complemented by a survey of numerical results. Where appropriate theoretical and experimental results are compared.
COMPASS results on Collins and Sivers asymmetries for charged hadrons
Anna Martin
2013-03-08T23:59:59.000Z
The study of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects is an important part of the scientific program of COMPASS, a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS taking data since 2002. The studies are carried on by measuring the hadrons produced in deep inelastic scattering (DIS) of 160 GeV/c muons off different targets. Among the possible asymmetries in the hadron azimuthal distributions, particularly interesting are the Collins and Sivers asymmetries which the COMPASS Collaboration has measured using transversely polarised deuteron and proton targets. The new results for charged pions and kaons obtained from the 2010 run with a transversely polarised proton target are presented.
GPDs at HERA and perspectives at COMPASS
Laurent Schoeffel
2009-08-18T23:59:59.000Z
Measurements of the deep-inelastic scattering (DIS) of leptons and nucleons, $e+p\\to e+X$, allow the extraction of Parton Distribution Functions (PDFs) which describe the longitudinal momentum carried by the quarks, anti-quarks and gluons that make up the fast-moving nucleons. While PDFs provide crucial input to perturbative Quantum Chromodynamic (QCD) calculations of processes involving hadrons, they do not provide a complete picture of the partonic structure of nucleons. In particular, PDFs contain neither information on the correlations between partons nor on their transverse motion. Hard exclusive processes, in which the nucleon remains intact, have emerged in recent years as prime candidates to complement this essentially one dimentional picture. The simplest exclusive process is the deeply virtual Compton scattering (DVCS) or exclusive production of real photon, $e + p \\to e + \\gamma + p$. This process is of particular interest as it has both a clear experimental signature and is calculable in perturbative QCD. The DVCS reaction can be regarded as the elastic scattering of the virtual photon off the proton via a colourless exchange, producing a real photon in the final state. In the Bjorken scaling regime, QCD calculations assume that the exchange involves two partons, having different longitudinal and transverse momenta, in a colourless configuration. These unequal momenta or skewing are a consequence of the mass difference between the incoming virtual photon and the outgoing real photon. This skewedness effect can be interpreted in the context of generalised parton distributions (GPDs). In this proceeding, we examine typical measurements from HERA and prospects for COMPASS at CERN, that can bring new insights on the quarks/gluons imaging of the nucleon.
Highlights from COMPASS in hadron spectroscopy
Fabian Krinner
2014-12-31T23:59:59.000Z
Since Quantum Choromdynamics allows for gluon self-coupling, quarks and gluons cannot be observed as free particles, but only their bound states, the hadrons. This so-called confinement phenomenon is responsible for $98\\%$ of the mass in the visible universe. The measurement of the hadron excitation spectra therefore gives valuable input for theory and phenomenology to quantitatively understand this phenomenon. One simple model to describe hadrons is the Constituent Quark Model (CQM), which knows two types of hadrons: mesons, consisting of a quark and an antiquark, and baryons, which are made out of three quarks. More advanced models, which are inspired by QCD as well as calculations within Lattice QCD predict the existence of other types of hadrons, which may be e.g. described solely by gluonic excitations (glueballs) or mixed quark and gluon excitations (hybrids). In order to search for such states, the COMPASS experiment at the Super Proton Synchrotron at CERN has collected large data sets, which allow to study the light-quark meson and baryon spectra in unmatched precision. The overview shown here focuses on the light meson sector, presenting a detailed Partial-Wave Analysis of the processes: $\\pi^- p \\to \\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^- p$ and $\\pi^-p\\to \\pi^-\\pi^0\\pi^0p$. A new state, the $a_1(1420)$ with $J^{PC}=1^{++}$ is observed. Its Breit-Wigner parameters are found to be in the ranges: $m = 1412-1422\\,\\mathrm{MeV}/c^2$ and $\\Gamma = 130-150\\,\\mathrm{MeV}/c^2$. In the same analysis, a signal in a wave with $J^{PC}=1^{-+}$ is observed. A resonant origin of this signal would not be explicable within the CQM. In addition to this possibility of an exotic state, a possible non resonant origin of this signal is discussed.
Transverse spin azimuthal asymmetries in SIDIS at COMPASS: Multidimensional analysis
Parsamyan, Bakur
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a high-energy physics experiment operating at the SPS at CERN. Wide physics program of the experiment comprises study of hadron structure and spectroscopy with high energy muon and hadrons beams. As for the muon-program, one of the important objectives of the COMPASS experiment is the exploration of the transverse spin structure of the nucleon via spin (in)dependent azimuthal asymmetries in single-hadron production in deep inelastic scattering of polarized leptons off transversely polarized target. For this purpose a series of measurements were made in COMPASS, using 160 GeV/c longitudinally polarized muon beam and transversely polarized 6LiD (in 2002, 2003 and 2004) and NH3 (in 2007 and 2010) targets. The experimental results obtained by COMPASS for unpolarized target azimuthal asymmetries, Sivers and Collins effects and other azimuthal observables play an important role in the general understanding of the three-dimensional nature of the nucleon. Giving access to the entire "twsit-2" set of transv...
Quantum control and entanglement in a chemical compass
Jianming Cai; Gian Giacomo Guerreschi; Hans J. Briegel
2010-05-10T23:59:59.000Z
The radical pair mechanism is one of the two main hypotheses to explain the navigability of animals in weak magnetic fields, enabling e.g. birds to see the Earth's magnetic field. It also plays an essential role in the field of spin chemistry. Here, we show how quantum control can be used to either enhance or reduce the performance of such a chemical compass, providing a new route to further study the radical pair mechanism and its applications. We study the role of quantum entanglement in this mechanism, and demonstrate intriguing connections between radical-pair entanglement and the magnetic field sensitivity of the compass. Beyond their immediate application to the radical pair mechanism, these results also demonstrate how state-of-the-art quantum technologies could potentially be used to probe and control biological functions.
Azimuthal asymmetries in the unpolarized SIDIS cross section at COMPASS
Giulio Sbrizzai for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-01-24T23:59:59.000Z
The study of the spin structure of the nucleon and of the effects rising from the quarks transverse momentum are part of the scientific program of COMPASS, a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS. The azimuthal asymmetries which appear in the cross-section of SIDIS off unpolarized targets can give insights on the intrinsic momentum structure of the nucleon and on the possible correlation between transverse spin and transverse momentum of the quarks. Here we present the new results for these asymmetries obtained from the COMPASS data collected with a 160 GeV/c positive muon beam impinging on a $^6LiD$ target. The asymmetries are measured for both positive and negative hadrons, and their dependence on several kinematical variable has been studied
Frustration and Entanglement in Compass and Spin-Orbital Models
Andrzej M. Ole?
2014-10-24T23:59:59.000Z
We review the consequences of intrinsic frustration of the orbital superexchange and of spin-orbital entanglement. While Heisenberg perturbing interactions remove frustration in the compass model, the lowest columnar excitations are robust in the nanoscopic compass clusters and might be used for quantum computations. Entangled spin-orbital states determine the ground states in some cases, while in others concern excited states and lead to measurable consequences, as in the $R$VO$_3$ perovskites. On-site entanglement for strong spin-orbit coupling generates the frustrated Kitaev-Heisenberg model with a rich magnetic phase diagram on the honeycomb lattice. Frustration is here reflected in hole propagation which changes from coherent in an antiferromagnet via hidden quasiparticles in zigzag and stripe phases to entirely incoherent one in the Kitaev spin liquid.
Post-Disruptive Runaway Electron Beam in COMPASS Tokamak
Vlainic, Milos; Cavalier, Jordan; Weinzettl, Vladimir; Paprok, Richard; Imrisek, Martin; Ficker, Ondrej; Noterdaeme, Jean-Marie
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
For ITER-relevant runaway electron studies, such as suppression, mitigation, termination and/or control of runaway beam, obtaining the runaway electrons after the disruption is important. In this paper we report on the first achieved discharges with post-disruptive runaway electron beam, entitled "runaway plateau", in the COMPASS tokamak. The runaway plateau is produced by massive gas injection of argon. Almost all of the disruptions with runaway electron plateaus occurred during the plasma current ramp-up phase. Comparison between the Ar injection discharges with and without plateau has been done for various parameters. Parametrisation of the discharges shows that COMPASS disruptions fulfill the range of parameters important for the runaway plateau occurrence. These parameters include electron density, electric field, disruption speed, effective safety factor, maximum current quench electric field. In addition to these typical parameters, the plasma current value just before the massive gas injection surpris...
Azimuthal asymmetries in SIDIS off unpolarized targets at COMPASS
Andrea Bressan; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2009-07-31T23:59:59.000Z
Azimuthal asymmetries measured in unpolarized semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering bring important information on the inner structure of the nucleons, and can be used both to estimate the average quark transverse momentum k_T and to access the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders functions. COMPASS results using part of the 2004 data collected with a 6LiD target and a 160 GeV positive muon beam are presented separately for positive and negative hadrons.
Transverse Spin Structure of the Nucleon from COMPASS
C. Schill; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z
The measurement of transverse spin effects in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering is an important part of the COMPASS physics program. In the years 2002-2004 data were taken by scattering a 160 GeV muon beam on a transversely polarized deuteron target. In 2007, additional data were collected on a transversely polarized proton target. New results for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries from the analysis of the proton data are presented.
Nucleon Spin Structure with hadronic collisions at COMPASS
Marco Radici; Francesco Conti; Alessandro Bacchetta; Andrea Bianconi
2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z
In order to illustrate the capabilities of COMPASS using a hadronic beam, I review some of the azimuthal asymmetries in hadronic collisions, that allow for the extraction of transversity, Sivers and Boer-Mulders functions, necessary to explore the partonic spin structure of the nucleon. I also report on some Monte Carlo simulations of such asymmetries for the production of Drell-Yan lepton pairs from the collision of high-energy pions on a transversely polarized proton target.
Transverse Spin and Transverse Momentum Effects at COMPASS
C. Schill; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-10-05T23:59:59.000Z
The investigation of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects in deep inelastic scattering is one of the key physics programs of the COMPASS collaboration. In the years 2002-2004 COMPASS took data scattering 160 GeV muons on a transversely polarized 6LiD target. In 2007, a transversely polarized NH3 target was used. Three different channels to access the transversity distribution function have been analyzed: The azimuthal distribution of single hadrons, involving the Collins fragmentation function, the azimuthal dependence of the plane containing hadron pairs, involving the two-hadron interference fragmentation function, and the measurement of the transverse polarization of lambda hyperons in the final state. Transverse quark momentum effects in a transversely polarized nucleon have been investigated by measuring the Sivers distribution function. Azimuthal asymmetries in unpolarized semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering give important information on the inner structure of the nucleon as well, and can be used to estimate both the quark transverse momentum in an unpolarized nucleon and to access the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders function. COMPASS has measured these asymmetries in 2004 using spin-averaged 6LiD data.
Philosophy Compass 8/10 (2013): 990998, 10.1111/phc3.12070 Philosophy and Phylogenetics
Velasco, Joel D.
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Philosophy Compass 8/10 (2013): 990998, 10.1111/phc3.12070 Philosophy and Phylogenetics Joel D © 2013 The Author Philosophy Compass © 2013 John Wiley & Sons Ltd #12;already builds in presuppositions
Introducing Minimum Fisher Regularisation Tomography to Bolometric and Soft X-ray Diagnostic Systems of the COMPASS Tokamak
Janke, Wolfhard
and quantum compass model Sandro Wenzel* and Wolfhard Janke Institut für Theoretische Physik and Centre compass model on the square lattice is performed for classical and quantum spin degrees of freedom using and critical exponents. In a preinvestigation we recon- sider the classical compass model where we study
Phillips, John B.
A magnetic compass sense has been demonstrated in a large and taxonomically diverse group; Marhold et al., 1997). In contrast, magnetic compass orientation has been shown to be sensitive). In each of these organisms, except pigeons, a shift in the direction of magnetic compass orientation
Morrow, James A.
and compass Nick Janetos June 3, 2010 1 Introduction It has been found that a circular area is to the square are to do the following using only a compass and a straightedge: 1. To "square the circle": Given a circle) are provided. In section 2 we will examine the process of constructing numbers using a compass and straightedge
Anderson, David J.
Magnetic compass orientation is well established in night- migrating songbirds (for example reviews exclusively involved in magnetic compass orientation, and the magnetite-mediated mechanism exclusively used of a `map-sense'. In contrast to the relatively large number of studies on magnetic compass orientation
AGEM: Adaptive Greedy-Compass Energy-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WMSNs
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
AGEM: Adaptive Greedy-Compass Energy-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WMSNs Samir Medjiah--This paper presents an Adaptive Greedy-Compass Energy-aware Multipath (AGEM), a novel routing protocol. Index terms--WSN, WMSN, Geographic Routing, Angle Routing Multipath Routing, Energy Aware routing... I
Gluon polarisation from high transverse momentum hadron pairs production (COMPASS)
L. Silva; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2010-10-08T23:59:59.000Z
A new preliminary result of a gluon polarisation \\Delta G/G obtained selecting high transverse momentum hadron pairs in DIS events with Q^2>1 (GeV/c)^2 is presented. Data has been collected by COMPASS at CERN during the 2002-2004 years. In the extraction of $\\Delta G/G$ contributions coming from the leading order $\\gamma q$ and QCD processes are taken into account. A new weighting method based on a neural network approach is used. Also a preliminary result of \\Delta G/G for events with Q^2<1 (GeV/c)^2 is presented.
New measurement of DeltaG/G at COMPASS
S. Procureur
2006-05-14T23:59:59.000Z
One of the main goals of the COMPASS experiment at CERN is the determination of the gluon polarisation in the nucleon, DeltaG/G. It is extracted from the spin asymmetry in the scattering of a polarized 160 GeV muon beam on a polarized LiD target, by selecting photon-gluon fusion events. These events are tagged by the production of open charm or high pT hadron pairs. We present the results obtained for DeltaG/G(x) in both channels. For the first time, preliminary results of 2004 data in the high pT channel are also shown.
Magnetic Sensitivity and Entanglement Dynamics of the Chemical Compass
I. K. Kominis
2012-07-25T23:59:59.000Z
We present the quantum limits to the magnetic sensitivity of a new kind of magnetometer based on biochemical reactions. Radical-ion-pair reactions, the biochemical system underlying the chemical compass, are shown to offer a new and unique physical realization of a magnetic field sensor competitive to modern atomic or condensed matter magnetometers. We elaborate on the quantum coherence and entanglement dynamics of this sensor, showing that they provide the physical basis for testing our understanding of the fundamental quantum dynamics of radical-ion-pair reactions.
Test of OZI violation in vector meson production with COMPASS
Johannes Bernhard; Karin Schönning; for the COMPASS collaboration
2012-03-28T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment at CERN SPS completed its data taking with hadron beams (p, \\pi, K) in the years 2008 and 2009 by collecting a large set of data using different targets (H2, Pb, Ni, W). These data are dedicated to hadron spectroscopy, where the focus is directed to the search for exotic bound states of quarks and gluons (hybrids, glueballs). The production of such states is known to be favoured in glue-rich environments, e.g. so-called OZI-forbidden processes. The OZI rule postulates that processes with disconnected quark line diagrams are forbidden. On the one hand, the study of the degree of OZI violation in vector meson production yields the possibility to learn more about the involved production mechanisms. On the other hand it helps to understand the nucleon's structure itself. Contrary to former experiments, the large data sample allows for detailed studies in respect to Feynman's variable xF. We present results from the ongoing analysis on the comparison of \\omega and \\phi vector mesons production in pp->p(\\omega/\\phi)p, where the possibility of measuring the spin alignment of both vector mesons at the same time makes COMPASS unique.
Exclusively produced rho^0 asymmetries on the deuteron and future GPD measurements at COMPASS
C. Schill; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z
Generalized parton distributions (GPDs) provide a new and powerful framework for a complete description of the nucleon structure. They can provide a three-dimensional picture of how the quarks and gluons form a nucleon. GPDs can be probed experimentally in hard exclusive meson production or deeply virtual Compton scattering (DVCS). The COMPASS experiment at CERN is a unique place to study these reactions. At COMPASS, a high energy polarized positive or negative muon beam is scattered off a polarized or unpolarized fixed target. First results for exclusive rho^0 meson production are shown. The transverse target spin asymmetry for exclusively produced rho^0 on a transversely polarized deuteron target has been measured. Prospects for future measurements of DVCS and exclusive meson production at COMPASS will be shown. The experiment will use the existing COMPASS spectrometer with a new target, a new recoil detector and extended calorimetry. Simulations for different models and a test of the recoil detector have been performed.
Quantum limit for avian magnetoreception: How sensitive can a chemical compass be?
Jianming Cai; Filippo Caruso; Martin B. Plenio
2011-10-31T23:59:59.000Z
The chemical compass model, based on radical pair reactions, is a fascinating idea to explain avian magnetoreception. At present, questions concerning the key ingredients responsible for the high sensitivity of a chemical compass and the possible role of quantum coherence and decoherence remain unsolved. Here, we investigate the optimized hyperfine coupling for a chemical compass in order to achieve the best magnetic field sensitivity. We show that its magnetic sensitivity limit can be further extended by simple quantum control and may benefit from additional decoherence. With this, we clearly demonstrate how quantum coherence can be exploited in the functioning of a chemical compass. The present results also provide new routes towards the design of a biomimetic weak magnetic field sensor.
Analysis and demonstration: a proof-of-concept compass star tracker
Swanzy, Michael John
2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z
This research analyzes and demonstrates the local position determination problem on Earth using a novel instrument, the Compass Star Tracker. Special focus is given to the theoretical development of the mathematics of local position determination...
Design and Optimization of a Compass Robot with Subject to Stability Constraint
Keshavarzbagheri, Zohreh
2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z
In the first part of this thesis, the design of a compass robot is explored by considering its components and their interaction with each other. Three components including robot's structure, gear and motor are interacting during design process...
COMPASS Hadron Spectroscopy -- Final states involving neutrals and kaons
Frank Nerling; for the COMPASS collaboration
2010-09-11T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS experiment at CERN is well designed for light-hadron spectroscopy with emphasis on the detection of new states, in particular the search for $J^{PC}$-exotic states and glueballs. We have collected data with 190 GeV/c charged hadron beams on a liquid hydrogen and nuclear targets in 2008/09. The spectrometer features good coverage by electromagnetic calorimetry and a RICH detector further provides $\\pi$ / $K$ separation, allowing for studying final states involving neutral particles like $\\pi^0$ or $\\eta$ as well as hidden strangeness, respectively. We discuss the status of ongoing analyses with specific focus on diffractively produced $(\\pi^0\\pi^0\\pi)^{-}$ as well as $(K\\bar{K}\\pi)^{-}$ final states.
Direct Measurement of \\DeltaG/G at Compass
Yann Bedfer; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2006-01-19T23:59:59.000Z
The gluon polarization $\\Delta{G}/G$ is the key to a further clarification of the spin structure of the nucleon. The COMPASS collaboration at CERN has set out to undertake the direct determination of this quantity. It accesses the gluon distribution via the photon-gluon fusion process (PGF) in scattering polarized muons off a polarized deuteron target. And it explores three different channels to tag the PGF: open charm production and high transverse momentum (high p_T), in either electroproduction (Q^2 > 1 GeV^2) or quasi-real photoproduction (Q^2 < 1 GeV^2). The high p_T quasi-real photoproduction channel yields the most precise measurement. The result indicates that the gluon polarization is small. I describe its experimental aspects and its theoretical framework, based on PYTHIA. And I report on the preliminary results obtained in the other two channels, and on the prospects for future analysis and data taking.
New COMPASS results on Collins and Sivers asymmetries
F. Bradamante; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-11-03T23:59:59.000Z
The study of transverse spin and transverse momentum effects is an important part of the scientific program of COMPASS, a fixed target experiment at the CERN SPS. For these studies a 160 GeV/c momentum muon beam is scattered on a transversely polarized nucleon target, and the scattered muon and the forward going hadrons produced in DIS processes are reconstructed and identified in a magnetic spectrometer. The measurements have been performed on a deuteron target in 2002, 2003 and 2004, and on a proton target in 2007 and 2010. The results obtained for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries from the data collected in 2010 are here presented for the first time. They nicely confirm the findings of the 2007 run and allow for reduction of the errors by more than a factor of two.
Transversity Signal in two Hadron Pair Production in COMPASS
H. Wollny; for the COMPASS collaboration
2009-07-06T23:59:59.000Z
Measuring single spin asymmetries in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering (SIDIS) on a transversely polarized target gives a handle to investigate the transversity distribution and transverse momentum dependent distribution functions. In the years 2002, 2003 and 2004 COMPASS took data with a transversely polarized deuteron target and in the year 2007 with a proton target. Three channels for accessing transversity have been analysed. Azimuthal asymmetries in the production of hadron pairs, involving the polarized two hadron interference fragmentation function, azimuthal asymmetries in the production of single hadrons, involving the Collins fragmentation function and polarization measurements of spin-${1/2} \\hbar$ particles like $\\Lambda$-Hyperons via their self analyzing weak decay. In the following we will focus on new preliminary results from the analysis of two hadron pair asymmetries measured with the proton target.
Double spin asymmetry in exclusive rho^0 muoproduction at COMPASS
COMPASS Collaboration; M. Alekseev
2007-07-10T23:59:59.000Z
The longitudinal double spin asymmetry A_1^rho for exclusive leptoproduction of rho^0 mesons, mu + N -> mu + N + rho, is studied using the COMPASS 2002 and 2003 data. The measured reaction is incoherent exclusive rho^0 production on polarised deuterons. The Q^2 and x dependence of A_1^rho is presented in a wide kinematical range: 3x10^-3 < Q^2 < 7 (GeV/c)^2 and 5x10^-5 < x < 0.05. The presented results are the first measurements of A_1^rho at small Q2 (Q2 < 0.1 (GeV/c)^2) and small x (x < 3x10^-3). The asymmetry is in general compatible with zero in the whole kinematical range.
Transversity Signals in Two-Hadron Production at COMPASS
C. Schill
2007-06-12T23:59:59.000Z
New results on single spin asymmetries of identified charged pion and kaon pairs produced in deep-inelastic scattering of muons on a transversely polarized 6LiD target are presented. The data were taken in the years 2003 and 2004 with the COMPASS spectrometer at CERN with a 160 GeV muon beam from the CERN SPS accelerator. The asymmetries can be interpreted in the context of transversity as a convolution of the chiral-odd interference fragmentation function $H_1^\\sphericalangle$ with the transverse spin distribution of quarks $\\Delta_Tq(x)$. The measured azimuthal target spin asymmetries on the deuteron are compatible with zero within a small statistical error of about 1%.
Comment on "Quantum Control and Entanglement in a Chemical Compass"
I. K. Kominis
2011-02-19T23:59:59.000Z
In this comment we show that the avian compass entanglement considerations of J. Cai, G. G. Guerreschi and H. J. Briegel (Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 220502 (2010)) result in unphysical predictions on the magnetic sensitivity of this biochemical sensor. As well known from a series of papers on precision measurements and detailed derivations of standard quantum limits, not taking into account decoherence results in an overestimate of the entanglement lifetime, and this is the case at hand. The entanglement lifetime is wrongly assumed by the authors to be independent of the reaction time (the inverse of the recombination rate) and hence it is grossly overestimated. This is so because the spin coherence lifetime is limited by the reaction time, and the entanglement lifetime cannot be any longer.
Sustained Quantum Coherence and Entanglement in the Avian Compass
Erik Gauger; Elisabeth Rieper; John J. L. Morton; Simon C. Benjamin; Vlatko Vedral
2011-01-30T23:59:59.000Z
In artificial systems, quantum superposition and entanglement typically decay rapidly unless cryogenic temperatures are used. Could life have evolved to exploit such delicate phenomena? Certain migratory birds have the ability to sense very subtle variations in Earth's magnetic field. Here we apply quantum information theory and the widely accepted "radical pair" model to analyze recent experimental observations of the avian compass. We find that superposition and entanglement are sustained in this living system for at least tens of microseconds, exceeding the durations achieved in the best comparable man-made molecular systems. This conclusion is starkly at variance with the view that life is too "warm and wet" for such quantum phenomena to endure.
The COMPASS Setup for Physics with Hadron Beams
Abbon, Ph.; Akhunzyanov, R.; Alexandrov, Yu.; Alexeev, M.G.; Alexeev, G.D.; Amoroso, A.; Andrieux, V.; Anosov, V.; Austregesilo, A.; Badelek, B.; Balestra, F.; Barth, J.; Baum, G.; Beck, R.; Bedfer, Y.; Berlin, A.; Bernhard, J.; Bicker, K.; Bielert, E.R.; Bieling, J.; Birsa, R.; Bisplinghoff, J.; Bodlak, M.; Boer, M.; Bordalo, P.; Bradamante, F.; Braun, C.; Bressan, A.; Buchele, M.; Burtin, E.; Capozza, L.; Ciliberti, P.; Chiosso, M.; Chung, S.U.; Cicuttin, A.; Colantoni, M.; Cotte, D.; Crespo, M.L.; Curiel, Q.; Dafni, T.; Dalla Torre, S.; Dasgupta, S.S.; Dasgupta, S.; Denisov, O.Yu.; Desforge, D.; Dinkelbach, A.M.; Donskov, S.V.; Doshita, N.; Duic, V.; Dunnweber, W.; Durand, D.; Dziewiecki, M.; Efremov, A.; Elia, C.; Eversheim, P.D.; Eyrich, W.; Faessler, M.; Ferrero, A.; Finger, M.; M. Finger jr; Fischer, H.; Franco, C.; von Hohenesche, N. du Fresne; Friedrich, J.M.; Frolov, V.; Gatignon, L.; Gautheron, F.; Gavrichtchouk, O.P.; Gerassimov, S.; Geyer, R.; Giganon, A.; Gnesi, I.; Gobbo, B.; Goertz, S.; Gorzellik, M.; Grabmuller, S.; Grasso, A.; Gregori, M.; Grube, B.; Grussenmeyer, T.; Guskov, A.; Haas, F.; von Harrach, D.; Hahne, D.; Hashimoto, R.; Heinsius, F.H.; Herrmann, F.; Hinterberger, F.; Hoppner, Ch.; Horikawa, N.; d'Hose, N.; Huber, S.; Ishimoto, S.; Ivanov, A.; Ivanshin, Yu.; Iwata, T.; Jahn, R.; Jary, V.; Jasinski, P.; Jorg, P.; Joosten, R.; Kabuss, E.; Ketzer, B.; Khaustov, G.V.; Khokhlov, Yu. A.; Kisselev, Yu.; Klein, F.; Klimaszewski, K.; Koivuniemi, J.H.; Kolosov, V.N.; Kondo, K.; Konigsmann, K.; Konorov, I.; Konstantinov, V.F.; Kotzinian, A.M.; Kouznetsov, O.; Kramer, M.; Kroumchtein, Z.V.; Kuchinski, N.; Kuhn, R.; Kunne, F.; Kurek, K.; Kurjata, R.P.; Lednev, A.A.; Lehmann, A.; Levillain, M.; Levorato, S.; Lichtenstadt, J.; Maggiora, A.; Magnon, A.; Makke, N.; Mallot, G.K.; Marchand, C.; Marroncle, J.; Martin, A.; Marzec, J.; Matousek, J.; Matsuda, H.; Matsuda, T.; Menon, G.; Meshcheryakov, G.; Meyer, W.; Michigami, T.; Mikhailov, Yu. V.; Miyachi, Y.; Moinester, M.A.; Nagaytsev, A.; Nagel, T.; Nerling, F.; Neubert, S.; Neyret, D.; Nikolaenko, V.I.; Novy, J.; Nowak, W.D.; Nunes, Ana Sofia; Olshevsky, A.G.; Orlov, I.; Ostrick, M.; Panknin, R.; Panzieri, D.; Parsamyan, B.; Paul, S.; Pesaro, G.; Pesaro, V.; Peshekhonov, D.V.; Pires, C.; Platchkov, S.; Pochodzalla, J.; Polyakov, V.A.; Pretz, J.; Quaresma, M.; Quintans, C.; Ramos, S.; Regali, C.; Reicherz, G.; Reymond, J-M.; Rocco, E.; Rossiyskaya, N.S.; Rousse, J.Y.; Ryabchikov, D.I.; Rychter, A.; Samartsev, A.; Samoylenko, V.D.; Sandacz, A.; Sarkar, S.; Savin, I.A.; Sbrizzai, G.; Schiavon, P.; Schill, C.; Schluter, T.; Schmidt, K.; Schmieden, H.; Schonning, K.; Schopferer, S.; Schott, M.; Shevchenko, O.Yu.; Silva, L.; Sinha, L.; Sirtl, S.; Slunecka, M.; Sosio, S.; Sozzi, F.; Srnka, A.; Steiger, L.; Stolarski, M.; Sulc, M.; Sulej, R.; Suzuki, H.; Szabelski, A.; Szameitat, T.; Sznajder, P.; Takekawa, S.; Wolbeek, J. ter; Tessaro, S.; Tessarotto, F.; Thibaud, F.; Tskhay, V.; Uhl, S.; Uman, I.; Virius, M.; Wang, L.; Weisrock, T.; Weitzel, Q.; Wilfert, M.; Windmolders, R.; Wollny, H.; Zaremba, K.; Zavertyaev, M.; Zemlyanichkina, E.; Ziembicki, M.; Zink, A.
2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The main characteristics of the COMPASS experimental setup for physics with hadron beams are described. This setup was designed to perform exclusive measurements of processes with several charged and/or neutral particles in the final state. Making use of a large part of the apparatus that was previously built for spin structure studies with a muon beam, it also features a new target system as well as new or upgraded detectors. The hadron setup is able to operate at the high incident hadron flux available at CERN. It is characterised by large angular and momentum coverages, large and nearly flat acceptances, and good two and three-particle mass resolutions. In 2008 and 2009 it was successfully used with positive and negative hadron beams and with liquid hydrogen and solid nuclear targets. This article describes the new and upgraded detectors and auxiliary equipment, outlines the reconstruction procedures used, and summarises the general performance of the setup.
Saldin, Dilano
COMPASS Guide - Center for Urban Initiatives and Research, UWM - PO Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201 of a College of Arts and Sciences, College of #12;COMPASS Guide - Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
Kim, Duck O.
are outside of EAP practice. EAPs owning responsibility for such decisions can lower program utilizationtimid, or easily manipulated. This is not compassion. A marine drill ser- geant may be demanding and what they think is best or customary for the work organiza- tion. It is appropriate to discuss general
Phillips, John B.
Magnetic Compass Orientation in the European Eel Caroline M. F. Durif , Howard I. Browman, John B magnetic compass orientation in earth-strength magnetic field intensities. We tested eels in four altered support the conclusion that 1. eels have a magnetic compass, and 2. they use this sense to orient
Generalised parton distributions at HERA and prospects for COMPASS
L. Schoeffel
2007-10-18T23:59:59.000Z
We present a model of generalised parton distributions based on a forward ansatz in the DGLAP region. We discuss some aspects of the parametrisations, as the dependence in t, with factorised and non-factorised approaches, where t is the square of the four-momentum exchanged at the hadron vertex. The predictions of this model are then compared with DVCS cross sections from H1 and ZEUS, and a related observable, the skewing factor, defined as the following ratio imaginary amplitudes : $R \\equiv {Im {\\cal A} (\\gamma^*+p \\to \\gamma +p)\\lfrestriction{t=0}} / {Im {\\cal A} (\\gamma^*+p \\to \\gamma^* +p)\\lfrestriction{t=0}}$. It is an interesting quantity including both the non-forward kinematics and the non-diagonal effects. Finally, we discuss the beam charge asymmetry, which is certainly the most sensitive observable to the different hypothesis needed in the GPDs parametrisations. We show that the approximations done for the t dependence lead to significant differences for the predictions in the HERMES kinematic domain and prospects are given for COMPASS.
Recent measurement of Delta G/G at COMPASS
Colin Bernet; for the COMPASS collaboration
2005-07-11T23:59:59.000Z
We present a preliminary measurement of the gluon polarization Delta G/G in the nucleon, based on the spin asymmetry of quasi-real photoproduction events for which a pair of large transverse momentum hadrons is produced. The data were obtained by the COMPASS experiment at CERN using a 160 GeV polarized muon beam scattered on a large polarized 6LiD target. The preliminary helicity asymmetry for the selected events is A_||/D = 0.002 +- 0.019(stat) +- 0.003(syst). From this value, a leading order analysis based on the model of PYTHIA leads to the gluon polarization in the nucleon Delta G/G(x_g=0.095, mu^2=3 GeV^2)=0.024 +- 0.089(stat) +- 0.057(syst). This value is consistent with parameterizations obtained from QCD fits to the g_1 data, with a first moment Delta G lower than 1, at the same scale.
The Radical Pair Mechanism and the Avian Chemical Compass: Quantum Coherence and Entanglement
Zhang, Yiteng; Kais, Sabre
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We review the spin radical pair mechanism which is a promising explanation of avian navigation. This mechanism is based on the dependence of product yields on (1) the hyperfine interaction involving electron spins and neighboring nuclear spins and (2) the intensity and orientation of the geomagnetic field. One surprising result is that even at ambient conditions quantum entanglement of electron spins can play an important role in avian magnetoreception. This review describes the general scheme of chemical reactions involving radical pairs generated from singlet and triplet precursors; the spin dynamics of the radical pairs; and the magnetic field dependence of product yields caused by the radical pair mechanism. The main part of the review includes a description of the chemical compass in birds. We review: the general properties of the avian compass; the basic scheme of the radical pair mechanism; the reaction kinetics in cryptochrome; quantum coherence and entanglement in the avian compass; and the effects o...
Alejandro Carrillo; Marcio F. Cornelio; Marcos C. de Oliveira
2013-04-10T23:59:59.000Z
Earth's magnetic field is essential for orientation in birds migration. The most promising explanation for this orientation is the photo-stimulated radical pair (RP) mechanism, conjectured to occur in cryptochrome photoreceptors. The radicals must have an intrinsic anisotropy in order to define a reference frame for the compass. This anisotropy, when introduced through hyperfine interactions, imposes immobility of the RP, and implies that entanglement between the unpaired electrons of the RP is preserved over long coherence times. We show that this kind of anisotropy, and consequently the entanglement in the model, are not necessary for the proper functioning of the compass. Classically correlated initial conditions for the RP, subjected to a fast decoherence process, are able to provide the anisotropy required. The environment in which the RP is immersed is then responsible for the reference frame of the compass, relaxing the immobility assumption. This fact significantly expands the range of applicability of the RP mechanism providing more elements for experimental search.
Determination of Delta G/G from Open Charm events at COMPASS
S. Koblitz
2007-07-06T23:59:59.000Z
One of the main goals of the COMPASS experiment at CERN is the determination of the gluon polarisation in the nucleon, Delta G/G. It is determined from spin asymmetries in the scattering of 160 GeV/c polarised muons on a polarised LiD target. The gluon polarisation is accessed by the selection of photon-gluon fusion (PGF) events. A very clean selection of PGF events can be obtained with charmed mesons in the final state. Their detection is based on the reconstruction of D* and D0 mesons in the COMPASS spectrometer. The analysis method for the first measurement of Delta G/G from the open charm channel is described and the result from COMPASS for the 2002-2004 data taking period is presented.
Determination of the length and compass orientation of hydraulic fractures by pulse testing
Manohar, Madan Mohan
1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
S3HAIDVHi OIlflVHOAH i0 NOIlVIN3IHO SSVHWOO QNV HlBN31 3Wl iO NOIlVNIWH3l30 DETERMINATION OF THE LENGTH AND COMPASS ORIENTATION OF HYDRAULIC FRACTURES BY PULSE TESTING A Thesis by MADAN MOHAN MANOHAR Approved as to Style and Content by: Wi... liam J. Lee (Ch ai rman of Commi t tee ) Le a M. Je Member) Richard A. Morse (Member) D. Yon Gonten ( d of Department) December 1984 ABSTRACT Determination of the Length and Compass Drientat1on of Hydraulic Fractures by Pulse Testing...
Stability of Hybrid System Limit Cycles: Application to the Compass Gait Biped Robot
Hiskens, Ian A.
Stability of Hybrid System Limit Cycles: Application to the Compass Gait Biped Robot Ian A. Hiskens a diverse range of application areas. Examples include power systems [1], robotics [2, 3], manufacturing [4 are illustrated using a com- pass gait biped robot example. 1 Introduction Hybrid systems are characterized
The Radical Pair Mechanism and the Avian Chemical Compass: Quantum Coherence and Entanglement
Yiteng Zhang; Gennady P. Berman; Sabre Kais
2015-03-23T23:59:59.000Z
We review the spin radical pair mechanism which is a promising explanation of avian navigation. This mechanism is based on the dependence of product yields on (1) the hyperfine interaction involving electron spins and neighboring nuclear spins and (2) the intensity and orientation of the geomagnetic field. One surprising result is that even at ambient conditions quantum entanglement of electron spins can play an important role in avian magnetoreception. This review describes the general scheme of chemical reactions involving radical pairs generated from singlet and triplet precursors; the spin dynamics of the radical pairs; and the magnetic field dependence of product yields caused by the radical pair mechanism. The main part of the review includes a description of the chemical compass in birds. We review: the general properties of the avian compass; the basic scheme of the radical pair mechanism; the reaction kinetics in cryptochrome; quantum coherence and entanglement in the avian compass; and the effects of noise. We believe that the "quantum avian compass" can play an important role in avian navigation and can also provide the foundation for a new generation of sensitive and selective magnetic-sensing nano-devices.
Comparison of longitudinal polarization of $?$ and $\\bar?$ in deep-inelastic scattering at COMPASS
M. G. Sapozhnikov
2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z
The longitudinal polarization of Lambda and anti-Lambda hyperons produced in deep-inelastic scattering of 160 GeV/c polarized muons is studied in the COMPASS experiment. Preliminary results on x- and y- dependence of the longitudinal polarization of Lambda and anti-Lambda from data collected during the 2003 run are presented.
Sun Compass Orientation by Juvenile Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) CODY R. MOTT
Milton, Sarah
Sun Compass Orientation by Juvenile Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) CODY R. MOTT 1 AND MICHAEL while they swam tethered inside a large circular outdoor pool and were exposed to the sun. The turtles, the predicted direction if they used the sun for orientation. Westward orientation was unaffected by placing
Published: 22 June 2011 A Compass of Hope for Egypt: The New "City for
Zewail, Ahmed
1 Published: 22 June 2011 A Compass of Hope for Egypt: The New "City for Science & Technology, Egypt is very different from the country I experienced when millions were on the streets calling, as the Egyptians say "hawa gadid" -- a new air. The big question is how to channel this energy to forge a new Egypt
Polarized Drell-Yan at COMPASS-II: Transverse Spin Physics Program
Bakur Parsamyan
2015-04-08T23:59:59.000Z
Successful realization of polarized Drell-Yan physics program is one of the main goals of the second stage of the COMPASS experiment. Drell-Yan measurements with high energy (190 GeV/c) pion beam and transversely polarized NH3 target have been initiated by a pilot-run in the October 2014 and will be followed by 140 days of data taking in 2015. In the past twelve years COMPASS experiment performed series of SIDIS measurements with high energy muon beam and transversely polarized deuteron and proton targets. Results obtained for Sivers effect and other target transverse spin dependent and unpolarized azimuthal asymmetries in SIDIS serve as an important input for general understanding of spin-structure of the nucleon and are being used in numerous theoretical and phenomenological studies being carried out in the field of transvers-spin physics. Measurement of the Sivers and all other azimuthal effects in polarized Drell-Yan at COMPASS will reveal another side of the spin-puzzle providing a link between SIDIS and Drell-Yan branches. This will be a unique possibility to test universality and key-features of transverse momentum dependent distribution functions (TMD PDFs) using essentially same experimental setup and exploring same kinematic domain. In this review man physics aspects of future COMPASS polarized Drell-Yan measurement of azimuthal transverse spin asymmetries will be presented, giving a particular emphasis on the link with very recent COMPASS results obtained for SIDIS transverse spin asymmetries from four "Drell-Yan" $Q^2$-ranges.
Kiefer, Jasmin
First Measurement of the Transverse-Target Single-Spin Asymmetry in Exclusive Muon-Production of ?0 Mesons at COMPASS
New results on the search for spin-exotic mesons with COMPASS
Frank Nerling; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2011-11-07T23:59:59.000Z
The COMPASS fixed-target experiment at the CERN-SPS studies the structure and spectrum of hadrons. One important goal using hadron beams is the search for new states, in particular spin-exotic mesons and glueballs. As a first input to the puzzle, COMPASS observed a significant $J^{PC}$ spin-exotic signal in the 2004 pilot run data (190\\,GeV/$c$ $\\pi^{-}$ beam, Pb target) in three charged pion final states consistent with the disputed $\\pi_1(1600)$. We started our hadron spectroscopy programme in 2008 by collecting very high statistics using a 190 GeV/$c$ negative pion beam scattered off a liquid hydrogen (proton) target. The current status and new results from the 2008 data on the search for the $\\pi_1(1600)$ resonance with exotic $J^{PC}=1^{-+}$ quantum numbers obtained from partial-wave analyses of the $\\rho\\pi$ and $\\eta'\\pi$ decay channels are presented.
Hadron production from $?-Deuteron$ scattering at $\\sqrt{s}=17 GeV$ at COMPASS
Astrid Morreale
2011-08-29T23:59:59.000Z
Hadrons proceeding from quasi-real photo-production are one of the many probes accesible at the Common Muon Proton Apparatus for Structure and Spectroscopy (COMPASS) at CERN. These hadrons provide information on the scattering between photon and partons through \\gamma-gluon(g) direct channels as well as q-g resolved processes. Comparisons of unpolarized differential cross section measurements to next-to-leading order (NLO) pQCD calculations are essential to develop our understanding of proton-proton and lepton-nucleon scattering at varying center of mass energies. These measurements are important to asses the applicability of NLO pQCD in interpreting polarized processes. In this talk we will present the unidentified charged separated hadron cross-sections measured by the COMPASS experiment at center of mass energy of \\sqrt{s}=17GeV, low Q^{2} (Q^{2}1.0 GeV/c.)
Diffractive Dissociation of 190 GeV/c $?^-$ into $?^-?^+?^-$ Final States at COMPASS
Boris Grube; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present results from a Partial-Wave Analysis (PWA) of diffractive dissociation of 190 GeV/c $\\pi^-$ into $\\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^-$ final states on nuclear targets. A PWA of the data sample taken during a COMPASS pilot run in 2004 on a Pb target showed a significant spin-exotic $J^{PC} = 1^{-+}$ resonance consistent with the controversial $\\pi_1(1600)$, which is considered to be a candidate for a non-$q\\bar{q}$ mesonic state. In 2008 COMPASS collected a large diffractive $\\pi^-\\pi^+\\pi^-$ data sample using a hydrogen target. A first comparison with the 2004 data shows a strong target dependence of the production strength of states with spin projections $M = 0$ and 1.
Preliminary measurements of neutrons from the D-D reaction in the COMPASS tokamak
Dankowski, J., E-mail: jan.dankowski@ifj.edu.pl; Kurowski, A.; Twarog, D. [The Henryk Niewodnicza?ski Institute of Nuclear Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Radzikowskiego 152 Str., PL-31-342 Kraków (Poland); Janky, F.; Stockel, J. [Institute of Plasma Physics AS CR, v.v.i. Za Slovankou 1782/3, 182 00 Prague 8 (Czech Republic)
2014-08-21T23:59:59.000Z
Recent results of measured fast neutrons created in the D-D reaction on the COMPASS tokamak during ohmic discharges are presented in this paper. Two different type detectors were used during experiment. He-3 detectors and bubble detectors as a support. The measurements are an introduction for neutron diagnostic on tokamak COMPASS and monitoring neutrons during discharges with Neutral Beam Injection (NBI). The He-3 counters and bubble detectors were located in two positions near tokamak vacuum chamber at a distance less than 40 cm to the centre of plasma. The neutrons flux was observed in ohmic discharges. However, analysis of our results does not indicate any clear source of neutrons production during ohmic discharges.
AGEM: Adaptive Greedy-Compass Energy-aware Multipath Routing Protocol for WMSNs
Medjiah, Samir; Krief, Francine
2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This paper presents an Adaptive Greedy-compass Energy-aware Multipath protocol (AGEM), a novel routing protocol for wireless multimedia sensors networks (WMSNs). AGEM uses sensors node positions to make packet forwarding decisions. These decisions are made online, at each forwarding node, in such a way that there is no need for global network topology knowledge and maintenance. AGEM routing protocol performs load-balancing to minimize energy consumption among nodes using twofold policy: (1) smart greedy forwarding, based on adaptive compass and (2) walking back forwarding to avoid holes. Performance evaluations of AGEM compared to GPSR (Greedy Perimeter Stateless Routing) show that AGEM can: (a) maximize the network lifetime, (b) guarantee quality of service for video stream transmission, and (c) scale better on densely deployed wireless sensors network.
Polarized Drell-Yan at COMPASS-II: Transverse Spin Physics Program
Parsamyan, Bakur
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Successful realization of polarized Drell-Yan physics program is one of the main goals of the second stage of the COMPASS experiment. Drell-Yan measurements with high energy (190 GeV/c) pion beam and transversely polarized NH3 target have been initiated by a pilot-run in the October 2014 and will be followed by 140 days of data taking in 2015. In the past twelve years COMPASS experiment performed series of SIDIS measurements with high energy muon beam and transversely polarized deuteron and proton targets. Results obtained for Sivers effect and other target transverse spin dependent and unpolarized azimuthal asymmetries in SIDIS serve as an important input for general understanding of spin-structure of the nucleon and are being used in numerous theoretical and phenomenological studies being carried out in the field of transvers-spin physics. Measurement of the Sivers and all other azimuthal effects in polarized Drell-Yan at COMPASS will reveal another side of the spin-puzzle providing a link between SIDIS and...
$\\Deltag/g$ results from the Open Charm production at COMPASS
Celso Franco
2012-08-31T23:59:59.000Z
One of the main goals of the COMPASS experiment at CERN is the determination of the gluon contribution to the nucleon spin. To achieve this goal COMPASS uses a naturally polarised muon beam with an energy of 160 GeV and a fixed polarised target. Two types of materials are used for the latter: $^{6}$LiD (polarised deuterons) during the years of 2002-2006 and NH$_{3}$ (polarised protons) in 2007. The gluons in the nucleon can be accessed directly via the Photon Gluon Fusion (PGF) process. Among the channels studied by COMPASS, the production of charmed mesons is the one that tags a PGF interaction in the most clean and efficient way. This talk presents a result for the gluon polarisation, $\\Delta g/g$, which is based on a measurement of the spin asymmetry resulting from the production of D$^{0}$ mesons. These mesons are reconstructed through the invariant mass of their decay products. The statistical significance of the $D^{0}$ mass spectra has been improved significantly using a new method based on Neural Networks. The $\\Delta g/g$ result is also presented using a next-to-leading order (NLO-QCD) analysis of the $\\mu N \\rightarrow q\\bar{q}$ reaction. Such correction is relevant and was for the first time applied to an experimental measurement of the gluon polarisation.
Soft-gluon Resummation for High-pT Inclusive-Hadron Production at COMPASS
Daniel de Florian; Melanie Pfeuffer; Andreas Schafer; Werner Vogelsang
2014-07-27T23:59:59.000Z
We study the cross section for the photoproduction reaction gamma N -> h X in fixed-target scattering at COMPASS, where the hadron h is produced at large transverse momentum. We investigate the role played by higher-order QCD corrections to the cross section. In particular we address large logarithmic "threshold" corrections to the rapidity dependent partonic cross sections, which we resum to all orders at next-to-leading accuracy. In our comparison to the experimental data we find that the threshold contributions are large and improve the agreement between data and theoretical predictions significantly.
Measurement of Delta G/G from high transverse momentum hadron pairs in COMPASS
Marcin Stolarski
2008-09-10T23:59:59.000Z
The new COMPASS Delta G/G result obtained from high transverse momentum hadron pairs in the Q^2>1 GeV^2 region is presented. Comparing to the previous analysis in this region the statistical error of Delta G/G is reduced by a factor 3 to 0.10. A weighted method of the Delta G/G measurement based on neural network approach is used. In addition, the formula for the Delta G/G extraction used in the analysis has been updated. The contributions coming from the leading order and QCD Compton processes are no longer neglected.
Bohm, P., E-mail: bohm@ipp.cas.cz; Bilkova, P.; Melich, R.; Sestak, D.; Weinzettl, V.; Stockel, J.; Hron, M.; Panek, R. [Institute of Plasma Physics ASCR, Za Slovankou 1782/3, 18200 Prague (Czech Republic); Aftanas, M.; Stefanikova, E.; Janky, F.; Havlicek, J. [Institute of Plasma Physics ASCR, Za Slovankou 1782/3, 18200 Prague (Czech Republic); Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Ke Karlovu 3, 121 16 Prague (Czech Republic); Mikulin, O. [Institute of Plasma Physics ASCR, Za Slovankou 1782/3, 18200 Prague (Czech Republic); Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Brehova 7, 11519 Prague (Czech Republic); Scannell, R.; Naylor, G. [CCFE, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxon OX14 3DB (United Kingdom); Frassinetti, L. [School of Electrical Engineering, Division of Fusion Plasma Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SE-100 44 Stockholm (Sweden); Fassina, A. [Consorzio RFX, Corso Stati Uniti, 4-35127 Padua (Italy); Walsh, M. J. [ITER Organization, Route de Vinon-sur-Verdon, CS 90 046, 13067 St Paul lez Durance (France)
2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z
The core Thomson scattering diagnostic (TS) on the COMPASS tokamak was put in operation and reported earlier. Implementation of edge TS, with spatial resolution along the laser beam up to ?1/100 of the tokamak minor radius, is presented now. The procedure for spatial calibration and alignment of both core and edge systems is described. Several further upgrades of the TS system, like a triggering unit and piezo motor driven vacuum window shutter, are introduced as well. The edge TS system, together with the core TS, is now in routine operation and provides electron temperature and density profiles.
Compass Results on Gluon Polarisation from High pT hadron pairs
L. Silva; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2010-10-13T23:59:59.000Z
One of the goals of the COMPASS experiment is the determination of the gluon polarisation \\Delta G/G, for a deep understanding of the spin structure of the nucleon. In DIS the gluon polarisation can be measured via the Photon-Gluon-Fusion (PGF) process, identified by open charm production or by selecting high p_T hadron pairs in the final state. The data used for this work were collected by the COMPASS experiment during the years 2002-2004, using a 160 GeV naturally polarised positive muon beam scattering on a polarised nucleon target. A new preliminary result of the gluon polarisation \\Delta G/G from high p_T hadron pairs in events with Q^2>1 (GeV/c)^2 is presented. In order to extract \\Delta G/G, this analysis takes into account the leading process \\gamma q contribution together with the PGF and QCD Compton processes. A new weighted method based on a neural network approach is used. A preliminary \\Delta G/G result for events from quasi-real photoproduction (Q^2<1 (GeV/c)^2) is also presented.
Exact treatment of magnetism-driven ferroelectricity in the one-dimensional compass model
Wen-Long You; Guang-Hua Liu; Peter Horsch; Andrzej M. Ole?
2014-09-20T23:59:59.000Z
We consider a class of one-dimensional compass models with antisymmetric Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya exchange interaction in an external magnetic field. Based on the exact solution derived by means of Jordan-Wigner transformation, we study the excitation gap, spin correlations, ground-state degeneracy, and critical properties at phase transitions. The phase diagram at finite electric and magnetic field consists of three phases: ferromagnetic, canted antiferromagnetic, and chiral. Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction induces an electrical polarization in the ground state of the chiral phase, where the nonlocal string order and special features of entanglement spectra arise, while strong chiral correlations emerge at finite temperature in the other phases and are controlled by a gap between the nonchiral ground state and the chiral excitations. We further show that the magnetoelectric effects in all phases disappear above a typical temperature corresponding to the total bandwidth of the effective fermionic model. To this end we explore the entropy, specific heat, magnetization, electric polarization, and the magnetoelectric tensor at finite temperature. We identify rather peculiar specific-heat and polarization behavior of the compass model which follows from highly frustrated interactions.
Prokudin, Alexey; Anselmino, Mauro; Boglione, Mariaelena; Melis, Stefano; Gonzalez, J. O.
2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
The unpolarised transverse momentum dependent distribution and fragmentation functions (TMDs) are extracted from HERMES and COMPASS experimental measurements of semi- inclusive deep inelastic scattering multiplicities for charged hadron production. A simple factorised functional form of the TMDs is adopted, with a Gaussian dependence on the intrinsic transverse momentum, which turns out to be quite adequate in shape.
Guang-Hua Liu; Wei Li; Wen-Long You; Guang-Shan Tian; Gang Su
2012-06-02T23:59:59.000Z
The matrix product state (MPS) is utilized to study the ground state properties and quantum phase transitions (QPTs) of the one-dimensional quantum compass model (QCM). The MPS wavefunctions are argued to be very efficient descriptions of QCM ground states, and are numerically determined by imaginary time projections. The ground state energy, correlations, quantum entanglement and its spectrum, local and nonlocal order parameters, etc., are calculated and studied in details. It is revealed that the bipartite and block entanglement entropies, as well as the nearest neighbor correlation functions can be used to detect the second-order QPTs, but not the first-order ones, while fidelity detections can recognize both. The entanglement spectrum is extracted from the MPS wavefunction, and found to be doubly degenerate in disordered phases of QCM, where non-local string order parameters exist. Moreover, with linearized tensor renormalization group method, the specific heat curves are evaluated and their low temperature behaviors are investigated.
Partial-Wave Analysis of the Centrally Produced ?+?- System in pp Reactions at COMPASS
A. Austregesilo; T. Schlueter; for the COMPASS collaboration
2012-07-05T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a fixed-target experiment at CERN SPS which investigates the structure and spectroscopy of hadrons. During nine weeks in 2008 and 2009, a 190 GeV/c proton beam impinging on a liquid hydrogen target was used in order to study the production of exotic mesons and glueball candidates at central rapidities. As no bias on the production mechanism was introduced by the trigger system, the contribution from diffractive dissociation of the beam proton poses a challenge. We select a centrally produced sample by kinematic cuts and introduce a model to describe the data in terms of partial waves. Preliminary fits are presented, which are consistent with results from previous experiments. Particular attention is paid to the ambiguities in the amplitude analysis of the two-pseudoscalar final state.
Single Spin Asymmetries on a transversely polarised proton target at COMPASS
S. Levorato; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2008-08-04T23:59:59.000Z
COMPASS is a running fixed-target experiment at the CERN SPS with a rich physics program focused on nucleon spin structure and on hadron spectroscopy. One of the main goals of the spin program is the measurement of the transverse spin effects in semi-inclusive DIS off transversely polarised nucleons. In the years 2002, 2003 and 2004 data have been taken using a 160 $GeV/c$ naturally polarised $\\mu^{+}$ beam and a deuterium target ($^{6}LiD$) transversely polarised respect to the beam direction. In 2007 the run year has been devoted to collect data with a proton ($NH_{3}$) target. The preliminary results for the Collins and Sivers asymmetries, extracted from the 2007 data with transverse target polarisation, are presented here. Results are also compared with existing model predictions.
Review of COMPASS results on transverse-spin effects in SIDIS
Nour Makke
2014-08-13T23:59:59.000Z
The transversity parton distribution remains a poorly known cornerstone in the nucleon spin structure. While the Collins effect in spin asymmetries in Semi-Inclusive DIS (SIDIS) is one crucial tool to address the transversity function, the most promising alternative is the azimuthal asymmetry in SIDIS when a hadron pair is detected in the final state. In this case, the chiral-odd transversity function is coupled to another chiral-odd function, i.e. the hadron-pair interference fragmentation function (IFF). The measurement of azimuthal asymmetries in hadron-pair production on a transversely polarised nucleon target has been performed at COMPASS using a 160 GeV/c muon beam of CERN's M2 beam line. Results from the 2007 and 2010 recent measurements will be presented and compared to model predictions.
Search for exclusive photoproduction of Z$_c^{\\pm}$(3900) at COMPASS
C. Adolph; R. Akhunzyanov; M. G. Alexeev; G. D. Alexeev; A. Amoroso; V. Andrieux; V. Anosov; A. Austregesilo; B. Badelek; F. Balestra; J. Barth; G. Baum; R. Beck; Y. Bedfer; A. Berlin; J. Bernhard; K. Bicker; E. R. Bielert; J. Bieling; R. Birsa; J. Bisplinghoff; M. Bodlak; M. Boer; P. Bordalo; F. Bradamante; C. Braun; A. Bressan; M. Buechele; E. Burtin; L. Capozza; M. Chiosso; S. U. Chung; A. Cicuttin; M. L. Crespo; Q. Curiel; S. Dalla Torre; S. S. Dasgupta; S. Dasgupta; O. Yu. Denisov; S. V. Donskov; N. Doshita; V. Duic; W. Duennweber; M. Dziewiecki; A. Efremov; C. Elia; P. D. Eversheim; W. Eyrich; M. Faessler; A. Ferrero; A. Filin; M. Finger; M. Finger jr.; H. Fischer; C. Franco; N. du Fresne von Hohenesche; J. M. Friedrich; V. Frolov; F. Gautheron; O. P. Gavrichtchouk; S. Gerassimov; R. Geyer; I. Gnesi; B. Gobbo; S. Goertz; M. Gorzellik; S. Grabmueller; A. Grasso; B. Grube; T. Grussenmeyer; A. Guskov; F. Haas; D. von Harrach; D. Hahne; R. Hashimoto; F. H. Heinsius; F. Herrmann; F. Hinterberger; Ch. Hoeppner; N. Horikawa; N. d'Hose; S. Huber; S. Ishimoto; A. Ivanov; Yu. Ivanshin; T. Iwata; R. Jahn; V. Jary; P. Jasinski; P. Joerg; R. Joosten; E. Kabuss; B. Ketzer; G. V. Khaustov; Yu. A. Khokhlov; Yu. Kisselev; F. Klein; K. Klimaszewski; J. H. Koivuniemi; V. N. Kolosov; K. Kondo; K. Koenigsmann; I. Konorov; V. F. Konstantinov; A. M. Kotzinian; O. Kouznetsov; M. Kraemer; Z. V. Kroumchtein; N. Kuchinski; F. Kunne; K. Kurek; R. P. Kurjata; A. A. Lednev; A. Lehmann; M. Levillain; S. Levorato; J. Lichtenstadt; A. Maggiora; A. Magnon; N. Makke; G. K. Mallot; C. Marchand; A. Martin; J. Marzec; J. Matousek; H. Matsuda; T. Matsuda; G. Meshcheryakov; W. Meyer; T. Michigami; Yu. V. Mikhailov; Y. Miyachi; A. Nagaytsev; T. Nagel; F. Nerling; S. Neubert; D. Neyret; V. I. Nikolaenko; J. Novy; W. -D. Nowak; A. S. Nunes; A. G. Olshevsky; I. Orlov; M. Ostrick; R. Panknin; D. Panzieri; B. Parsamyan; S. Paul; D. V. Peshekhonov; S. Platchkov; J. Pochodzalla; V. A. Polyakov; J. Pretz; M. Quaresma; C. Quintans; S. Ramos; C. Regali; G. Reicherz; E. Rocco; N. S. Rossiyskaya; D. I. Ryabchikov; A. Rychter; V. D. Samoylenko; A. Sandacz; S. Sarkar; I. A. Savin; G. Sbrizzai; P. Schiavon; C. Schill; T. Schlueter; K. Schmidt; H. Schmieden; K. Schoenning; S. Schopferer; M. Schott; O. Yu. Shevchenko; L. Silva; L. Sinha; S. Sirtl; M. Slunecka; S. Sosio; F. Sozzi; A. Srnka; L. Steiger; M. Stolarski; M. Sulc; R. Sulej; H. Suzuki; A. Szabelski; T. Szameitat; P. Sznajder; S. Takekawa; J. ter Wolbeek; S. Tessaro; F. Tessarotto; F. Thibaud; S. Uhl; I. Uman; M. Virius; L. Wang; T. Weisrock; M. Wilfert; R. Windmolders; H. Wollny; K. Zaremba; M. Zavertyaev; E. Zemlyanichkina; M. Ziembicki; A. Zink
2014-07-23T23:59:59.000Z
A search for the exclusive production of the $Z_c^{\\pm}(3900)$ hadron by virtual photons has been performed in the channel $Z_c^{\\pm}(3900)\\rightarrow J/\\psi \\pi^{\\pm}$. The data cover the range from 7 GeV to 19 GeV in the centre-of-mass energy of the photon-nucleon system. The full set of the COMPASS data set collected with a muon beam between 2002 and 2011 has been used. An upper limit for the ratio $BR(Z_c^{\\pm}(3900)\\rightarrow J/\\psi \\pi^{\\pm} )\\times \\sigma_{ \\gamma~N \\rightarrow Z_c^{\\pm}(3900)~ N} /\\sigma_{\\gamma~N \\rightarrow J/\\psi~ N}$ of $3.7\\times10^{-3}$ has been established at the confidence level of 90%.
Measurement of the longitudinal spin structure of the proton by COMPASS
A. Korzenev; for the COMPASS collaboration
2009-09-21T23:59:59.000Z
The inclusive A_1,p and hadron double-spin asymmetries A_p^pi+, A_p^pi-, A_p^K+, A_p^K- measured at COMPASS (CERN SPS) in deep-inelastic scattering of a polarized muon beam off a polarized NH_3 solid target are presented. The results have been obtained with the full statistics collected in 2007 for the longitudinal target polarization. Proton asymmetries have been combined with the published deuteron ones. An evaluation of the non-singlet spin-dependent structure function g_1^NS(x,Q^2) and its first moment, which confirms the validity of the Bjorken sum-rule, is presented. A LO evaluation of polarized quark densities is also presented. The use of the proton data allows to perform a full flavor separation and to extract individual helicity densities of u, d, anti-u, anti-d and s quarks. All sea quark densities are found to be compatible with zero in the full range of the measurements.
Precision spectroscopy with COMPASS and the observation of a new iso-vector resonance
Stephan Paul for the COMPASS collaboration
2013-12-12T23:59:59.000Z
We report on the results of a novel partial-wave analysis based on $50\\cdot 10^6$ events from the reaction $\\pi^- + p \\to \\pi^-\\pi-^\\pi^+ + p_\\text{recoil}$ at 190 $\\text{GeV/c}$ incoming beam momentum using the COMPASS spectrometer. A separated analysis in bins of $m_{3\\pi}$ and four-momentum transfer $t'$ reveals the interference of resonant and non-resonant particle production and allows their spectral separation. Besides well known resonances we observe a new iso-vector meson $a_1(1420)$ at a mass of 1420 $\\text{MEV\\c}^2$ in the $f_0(980)\\pi$ final state only, the origin of which is unclear. We have also examined the structure of the $0^{++}$ $\\pi\\pi$-isobar in the $J^{PC}=0^{-+}, 1^{++}, 2^{-+}$ three pion waves. This clearly reveals the various $0^{++}$ $\\pi\\pi$-isobar components and its correlation to the decay of light mesons.
Dorota Kotlorz; Andrzej Kotlorz
2008-10-03T23:59:59.000Z
Predictions for the spin dependent structure function $g_1$ of the nucleon are presented. We use an unified approach incorporating the LO DGLAP evolution and the resummation of double logarithmic terms $ln^2(x)$. We show, that the singular input parametrisation as $x\\to 0$ can be a substitute of the $ln^2(x)$ resummation. An impact of the `more running' coupling is discussed. We determine the contribution to the Bjorken sum rule solving the evolution equation for the truncated moment of $g_1^{NS}$. A comparison with the re-analysed HERMES and COMPASS data is given.
Threshold-Resummed Cross Section for the Drell-Yan Process in Pion-Nucleon Collisions at COMPASS
Matthias Aicher; Andreas Schäfer; Werner Vogelsang
2011-04-18T23:59:59.000Z
We present a study of the Drell-Yan process in pion-proton collisions including next-to-leading-logarithmic threshold-resummed contributions. We analyze rapidity-integrated as well as rapidity-differential cross sections in the kinematic regime relevant for the COMPASS fixed target experiment. We find that resummation leads to a significant enhancement of the cross section compared to fixed-order calculations in this regime. Particularly large corrections arise at large forward and backward rapidities of the lepton pair. We also study the scale dependence of the cross section and find it to be substantially reduced by threshold resummation.
Thibaud, Florian
This thesis is dedicated to the development and characterisation of a new generation of Micromegas (MICROMEsh GAseous Structure) detectors for the COMPASS experiment at Cern, and the estimation of the diffractive processes’ contribution to the production of pions and kaons, concerning the study of the quark fragmentation functions into hadrons at COMPASS. New Micromegas detectors with a 40 x 40 cm² active area are being developed for the future physics program of the COMPASS experiment starting in 2015. These detectors will have to work in high muon and hadron flux (close to 8 MHz/cm²). In this context, a central area of about 5 cm diameter, crossed by the beam, will be composed of 1280 pixels, and discharge-reduction technologies will be used. Four prototypes with a final read-out geometry, using two different discharge-reduction technologies have been produced at Cern and studied in nominal conditions at COMPASS between 2010 and 2012. Three are hybrid detectors using a GEM (Gas Electron Multiplier) foil...
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Wen-Chen Chang
2015-01-12T23:59:59.000Z
The observation of the violation of Lam-Tung relation in the $\\pi N$ Drell-Yan process triggered many theoretical speculations. The TMD Boer-Mulders functions characterizing the correlation of transverse momentum and transverse spin for partons in unpolarized hadrons could nicely account for the violation. The COMPASS experiment at CERN will measure the angular distributions of dimuons from the unpolarized Drell-Yan process over a wide kinematic region and study the beam particle dependence. Significant statistics is expected from a successful run in 2015 which will bring further understanding of the origin of the violation of Lam-Tung relation and of the partonic transverse spin structure of the nucleon.
Chang, Wen-Chen
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The observation of the violation of Lam-Tung relation in the $\\pi N$ Drell-Yan process triggered many theoretical speculations. The TMD Boer-Mulders functions characterizing the correlation of transverse momentum and transverse spin for partons in unpolarized hadrons could nicely account for the violation. The COMPASS experiment at CERN will measure the angular distributions of dimuons from the unpolarized Drell-Yan process over a wide kinematic region and study the beam particle dependence. Significant statistics is expected from a successful run in 2015 which will bring further understanding of the origin of the violation of Lam-Tung relation and of the partonic transverse spin structure of the nucleon.
The exotic eta'pi- Wave in 190 GeV pi-p --> pi-eta'p at COMPASS
T. Schlüter; for the COMPASS Collaboration
2012-03-28T23:59:59.000Z
A sample of 35,000 events of the type pi-p --> eta'pi-p_slow (eta' --> eta pi-pi+, eta --> gamma gamma) with -t>0.1 GeV^2/c^2 was selected from COMPASS 2008 data for a partial-wave analysis. We study the broad P_+ structure known from previous experiments at lower energies, in particular its phase motion relative to the D_+-wave near the a_2(1320) mass and relative to a broad D_+-wave structure at higher mass. We also find the a_4(2040). We compare kinematic plots for the eta'pi^- and eta pi- final states.
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Tobias Schlüter; for the COMPASS collaboration
2011-08-22T23:59:59.000Z
We introduce the sandwich veto detector that was built for the 2008 and 2009 hadron runs of the COMPASS experiment at CERN. During these beamtimes it was serving as a veto detector for neutral and charged particles outside the spectrometer acceptance, mostly thought to originate from reactions which excited the target. We also present first mass spectra from $\\pi^-(190\\,\\GeV) p \\to \\pi^- \\Kshort \\Kshort p$ that were measured in the 2008 hadron run.
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McDonald, Ross
2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
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Imrisek, M. [Institute of Plasma Physics ASCR, Prague (Czech Republic); Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, Prague (Czech Republic); Weinzettl, V.; Mlynar, J.; Panek, R.; Hron, M. [Institute of Plasma Physics ASCR, Prague (Czech Republic); Odstrcil, T. [Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Garching (Germany); Odstrcil, M. [Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague (Czech Republic); Optical Research Center, University of Southampton, Southampton (United Kingdom); Ficker, O. [Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague (Czech Republic); Pinzon, J. R. [Institue Jean Lamour, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (France); Ehrlacher, C. [ENS Cachan, Paris (France)
2014-11-15T23:59:59.000Z
The soft x-ray diagnostic is suitable for monitoring plasma activity in the tokamak core, e.g., sawtooth instability. Moreover, spatially resolved measurements can provide information about plasma position and shape, which can supplement magnetic measurements. In this contribution, fast algorithms with the potential for a real-time use are tested on the data from the COMPASS tokamak. In addition, the soft x-ray data are compared with data from other diagnostics in order to discuss possible connection between sawtooth instability on one side and the transition to higher confinement mode, edge localized modes and productions of runaway electrons on the other side.
Howard, Michelle, E-mail: Mhoward24601@yahoo.com [University of Wisconsin—La Crosse, WI 54601 (United States)
2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z
ABSTRACT: Burnout and compassion fatigue (CF) adversely affect medical professionals, including those employed in radiation oncology. Previously conducted research acknowledged the presence of burnout in populations of radiation therapists, radiation oncologists, and oncology nursing staff. The aim of the following research was to measure the incidence of burnout or CF in the specific population of medical dosimetrists surveyed. As professional members of the radiation oncology team, this group had not been included in published research data to date. The hypothesis of the subsequent study stated that a comparable incidence of burnout would be observed among medical dosimetrists as had been reported by earlier researchers for a population of radiation therapists. A survey tool based on the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) and distributed to full members of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD) was utilized as the research measurement method. Results obtained indicated an incidence rates of burnout or CF for medical dosimetrists were less than the rates previously measured for radiation therapists (53% vs 11% for emotional exhaustion [EE] and 45% vs 27% for depersonalization [DP]). The incidence of burnout was based on the Burnout Inventory (BI) developed for the research project. Each of the subscales, EE, DP, and decreased personal accomplishment (PA), was considered and analyzed independently. Although not as prevalent among medical dosimetrists as a variety of additional radiation oncology professionals, a significant portion of the population demonstrated signs of burnout or CF. Future concerns abound for the population of medical dosimetrists as a large number of members scored positive for intermediate risk of burnout and CF. Additionally, a large portion of the population was found to be rapidly approaching retirement.
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Semjon Adlaj
2011-10-03T23:59:59.000Z
A formula expressing a point of order 8 on an elliptic curve, in terms of the roots of the associated cubic polynomial, is given. Doubling such a point yields a point of order 4 distinct from the well-known points of order 4 given in standard references such as "A course of Modern Analysis" by Whittaker and Watson.
Aram Kotzinian
2007-05-16T23:59:59.000Z
In semi-inclusive DIS of polarized leptons on a transversely polarized target eight azimuthal modulations appear in the cross-section. Within QCD parton model four azimuthal asymmetries can be interpreted at leading order, two of them being the already measured Collins and Sivers asymmetries. The other two leading twist asymmetries, related to different transverse momentum dependent quark distribution functions, and also additional four asymmetries which can be interpreted as twist-three contributions have been measured for the first time at COMPASS, using a 160 GeV/c longitudinally polarized ($P_{beam}\\simeq -0.8$) muon beam and a transversely polarized $^6LiD$ target. We present here the preliminary results from the 2002-2004 data.
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Park, Kyongtae
2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
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Denisov, O
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The report reviews the activities and the achievements of the Collaboration during the last twelve months. Covered items are the results and ongoing analysis for the data collected in the previous years and the preparation for the 2015 Drell–Yan run.
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Josephson, B D
2008-03-05T23:59:59.000Z
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Szilagyi, A.P. [Dept. of Energy, Germantown, MD (United States); Negin, C.A. [Oak Technologies, Washington Grove, MD (United States); Stefanski, L.D. [Westinghouse Hanford, Richland, WA (United States)
1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z
DOE`s Office of Nuclear Material and Facility Stabilization mission includes deactivating surplus nuclear facilities. Each deactivation project requires a systematic and explicit specification of the conditions to be established. End Point methods for doing so have been field developed and implemented. These methods have worked well and are being made available throughout the DOE establishment.
Femtosecond photoelectron point projection microscope
Quinonez, Erik; Handali, Jonathan; Barwick, Brett [Department of Physics, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, Connecticut 06106 (United States)] [Department of Physics, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, Connecticut 06106 (United States)
2013-10-15T23:59:59.000Z
By utilizing a nanometer ultrafast electron source in a point projection microscope we demonstrate that images of nanoparticles with spatial resolutions of the order of 100 nanometers can be obtained. The duration of the emission process of the photoemitted electrons used to make images is shown to be of the order of 100 fs using an autocorrelation technique. The compact geometry of this photoelectron point projection microscope does not preclude its use as a simple ultrafast electron microscope, and we use simple analytic models to estimate temporal resolutions that can be expected when using it as a pump-probe ultrafast electron microscope. These models show a significant increase in temporal resolution when comparing to ultrafast electron microscopes based on conventional designs. We also model the microscopes spectroscopic abilities to capture ultrafast phenomena such as the photon induced near field effect.
Field's Point Wastewater Treatment Facility (Narragansett Bay...
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Starting Points | National Nuclear Security Administration
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(M&O) Contract Competition Starting Points Starting Points Kansas City Plant Related Web Pages Summary Kansas City Plant Home Page Kansas City Plant Contracts DOE Directives...
Video Lessons, PowerPoints, and Outlines
POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, VIDEO LESSONS AND OUTLINES ... 6/11. Lesson 1 PowerPoint (Part A) · Lesson 1 PowerPoint (Part B) · Lesson 1 Video.
Bonus points The National Access Scheme
Chen, Ying
Bonus points The National Access Scheme ANU offers bonus points for nationally strategic senior secondary subjects, and in recognition of difficult circumstances that students face in their studies. Bonus) will be awarded. Bonus points to do not apply to programs with an ATAR cut-off of 98 or higher. Bonus Points
Anticorrelation between Surface and Subsurface Point Defects...
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between Surface and Subsurface Point Defects and the Impact on the Redox Chemistry of TiO2(110). Anticorrelation between Surface and Subsurface Point Defects and the...
Inflection point inflation within supersymmetry
Enqvist, Kari [Physics Department and Helsinki Institute of Physics, FI-00014 University of Helsinki (Finland); Mazumdar, Anupam; Stephens, Philip, E-mail: kari.enqvist@helsinki.fi, E-mail: a.mazumdar@lancaster.ac.uk, E-mail: p.stephens@lancaster.ac.uk [Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YB (United Kingdom)
2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z
We propose to address the fine tuning problem of inflection point inflation by the addition of extra vacuum energy that is present during inflation but disappears afterwards. We show that in such a case, the required amount of fine tuning is greatly reduced. We suggest that the extra vacuum energy can be associated with an earlier phase transition and provide a simple model, based on extending the SM gauge group to SU(3){sub C} × SU(2){sub L} × U(1){sub Y} × U(1){sub B?L}, where the Higgs field of U(1){sub B?L} is in a false vacuum during inflation. In this case, there is virtually no fine tuning of the soft SUSY breaking parameters of the flat direction which serves as the inflaton. However, the absence of radiative corrections which would spoil the flatness of the inflaton potential requires that the U(1){sub B?L} gauge coupling should be small with g{sub B?L} ? 10{sup ?4}.
AN INTERIOR POINT METHOD FOR MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMS ...
Abstract. Interior point methods for nonlinear programs (NLP) are adapted for solution of mathematical programs with complementarity constraints (MPCCs).
Differential Point Rendering Aravind Kalaiah Amitabh Varshney
Varshney, Amitabh
Differential Point Rendering Aravind Kalaiah Amitabh Varshney University of Maryland1 Abstract. We present a novel point rendering primitive, called Differential Point (DP), that captures the local-based models. This information is used to efficiently render the surface as a collection of local neighborhoods
Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud
Duncan, James S.
Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud by HO, Hon Pong A Thesis Submitted;Level Set Implementations on Unstructured Point Cloud by HO, Hon Pong This is to certify that I have implementations on unstructured point cloud 15 3.1 Level set initialization
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Critical point analysis of phase envelope diagram
Soetikno, Darmadi; Siagian, Ucok W. R. [Department of Petroleum Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132 (Indonesia); Kusdiantara, Rudy, E-mail: rkusdiantara@s.itb.ac.id; Puspita, Dila, E-mail: rkusdiantara@s.itb.ac.id; Sidarto, Kuntjoro A., E-mail: rkusdiantara@s.itb.ac.id; Soewono, Edy; Gunawan, Agus Y. [Department of Mathematics, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Jl. Ganesha 10, Bandung 40132 (Indonesia)
2014-03-24T23:59:59.000Z
Phase diagram or phase envelope is a relation between temperature and pressure that shows the condition of equilibria between the different phases of chemical compounds, mixture of compounds, and solutions. Phase diagram is an important issue in chemical thermodynamics and hydrocarbon reservoir. It is very useful for process simulation, hydrocarbon reactor design, and petroleum engineering studies. It is constructed from the bubble line, dew line, and critical point. Bubble line and dew line are composed of bubble points and dew points, respectively. Bubble point is the first point at which the gas is formed when a liquid is heated. Meanwhile, dew point is the first point where the liquid is formed when the gas is cooled. Critical point is the point where all of the properties of gases and liquids are equal, such as temperature, pressure, amount of substance, and others. Critical point is very useful in fuel processing and dissolution of certain chemicals. Here in this paper, we will show the critical point analytically. Then, it will be compared with numerical calculations of Peng-Robinson equation by using Newton-Raphson method. As case studies, several hydrocarbon mixtures are simulated using by Matlab.
GRADE NUMBER OF CREDITS FACTOR QUALITY POINTS HOW TO COMPUTE A GRADE POINT AVERAGE
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.00 = __________ TOTALS: _________ __________ CREDITS QUALITY PTS. Divide total credits into total quality pointsGRADE NUMBER OF CREDITS FACTOR QUALITY POINTS HOW TO COMPUTE A GRADE POINT AVERAGE A _________ x 4 and the result is the grade point average (GPA). QUALITY PTS. = GPA ____________ = CREDITS
TEG: A High-Performance, Scalable, Multi-Network Point-to-Point Communications Methodology
Lumsdaine, Andrew
TEG: A High-Performance, Scalable, Multi-Network Point-to-Point Communications Methodology T University Abstract. TEG is a new component-based methodology for point-to-point mes- saging. Developed as part of the Open MPI project, TEG provides a configurable fault-tolerant capability for high
Stable fixed points in the Kuramoto model
Richard Taylor
2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z
We develop a necessary condition for the existence of stable fixed points for the general network Kuramoto model, and use it to show that for the complete network the homogeneous model has no non-zero stable fixed point solution. This result provides further evidence that in the homogeneous case the zero fixed point has an attractor set consisting of the entire space minus a set of measure zero, a conjecture of Verwoerd and Mason (2007).
Wolf Point Substation, Roosevelt County, Montana
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1991-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Western Area Power Administration (Western), an agency of the United States Department of Energy, is proposing to construct the 115-kV Wolf Point Substation near Wolf Point in Roosevelt County, Montana (Figure 1). As part of the construction project, Western's existing Wolf Point Substation would be taken out of service. The existing 115-kV Wolf Point Substation is located approximately 3 miles west of Wolf Point, Montana (Figure 2). The substation was constructed in 1949. The existing Wolf Point Substation serves as a Switching Station'' for the 115-kV transmission in the region. The need for substation improvements is based on operational and reliability issues. For this environmental assessment (EA), the environmental review of the proposed project took into account the removal of the old Wolf Point Substation, rerouting of the five Western lines and four lines from the Cooperatives and Montana-Dakota Utilities Company, and the new road into the proposed substation. Reference to the new proposed Wolf Point Substation in the EA includes these facilities as well as the old substation site. The environmental review looked at the impacts to all resource areas in the Wolf Point area. 7 refs., 6 figs.
Building Green in Greensburg: Prairie Pointe Townhomes
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the high-performing Prairie Pointe Townhomes in Greensburg, Kansas.
SIMPLE EXPLICIT FORMULA FOR COUNTING LATTICE POINTS ...
2007-02-14T23:59:59.000Z
by a simple formula involving the evaluation of ? zx over the integral points of those ... different) formula from a decomposition of the generating function into.
Wisconsin Nuclear Profile - Point Beach Nuclear Plant
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site
Point Beach Nuclear Plant" "Unit","Summer capacity (mw)","Net generation (thousand mwh)","Summer capacity factor (percent)","Type","Commercial operation date","License expiration...
Computing proximal points of nonconvex functions
2006-01-18T23:59:59.000Z
By means of variational analysis, the concept of proximal mapping was ..... modified to guarantee convergence to the proximal point, or to detect failure if R is not ...
Effective Immediately - OASIS Reservation Points Suspended -...
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Updated On: 11/7/2012 16:28 Teams: Off In The Gym points Bromuda Triangle Open points
Sridhar, Srinivas
Diamantides 0 #12;I Was Saying Boourns points Diesel points Faaantastic points Michael Chafetz - C 0 Steven Webber 0 Taylor Goudreau 0 Jared Lowe 0 #12;GREEDIANS points The Brown Bears points Wanna go Stetty West
Infrared fixed point in quantum Einstein gravity
S. Nagy; J. Krizsan; K. Sailer
2012-06-28T23:59:59.000Z
We performed the renormalization group analysis of the quantum Einstein gravity in the deep infrared regime for different types of extensions of the model. It is shown that an attractive infrared point exists in the broken symmetric phase of the model. It is also shown that due to the Gaussian fixed point the IR critical exponent $\
Traveling water waves with point vortices
Kristoffer Varholm
2015-03-20T23:59:59.000Z
We construct small-amplitude solitary traveling gravity-capillary water waves with a finite number of point vortices along a vertical line, on finite depth. This is done using a local bifurcation argument. The properties of the resulting waves are also examined: We find that they depend significantly on the position of the point vortices in the water column.
Zero-point energy in spheroidal geometries
A. R. Kitson; A. I. Signal
2005-12-19T23:59:59.000Z
We study the zero-point energy of a massless scalar field subject to spheroidal boundary conditions. Using the zeta-function method, the zero-point energy is evaluated for small ellipticity. Axially symmetric vector fields are also considered. The results are interpreted within the context of QCD flux tubes and the MIT bag model.
Three-point spherical mirror mount
Cutburth, R.W.
1984-01-23T23:59:59.000Z
A three-point spherical mirror mount for use with lasers is disclosed. The improved mirror mount is adapted to provide a pivot ring having an outer surface with at least three spaced apart mating points to engage an inner spherical surface of a support housing.
Interaction between Injection Points during Hydraulic Fracturing
Hals, Kjetil M D
2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We present a model of the hydraulic fracturing of heterogeneous poroelastic media. The formalism is an effective continuum model that captures the coupled dynamics of the fluid pressure and the fractured rock matrix and models both the tensile and shear failure of the rock. As an application of the formalism, we study the geomechanical stress interaction between two injection points during hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) and how this interaction influences the fracturing process. For injection points that are separated by less than a critical correlation length, we find that the fracturing process around each point is strongly correlated with the position of the neighboring point. The magnitude of the correlation length depends on the degree of heterogeneity of the rock and is on the order of 30-45 m for rocks with low permeabilities. In the strongly correlated regime, we predict a novel effective fracture-force that attracts the fractures toward the neighboring injection point.
Guide to Douglas Point, Charles County, Maryland
Jensen, B.L.; Miles, K.J.; Strass, P.K.; McDonald, B.S. Jr.
1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In 1974, the tract of land now known as the Douglas Point Ecology Laboratory was pieced together from approximately 10 smaller pieces by the Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) for the purpose of developing a nuclear power generating station. At that time they decided to leave the bulk of the property in its natural state for ecological research. Douglas Point is reasonably representative of a large section of the Atlantic Coastal plain. Results from research on the site may be applicable to larger coastal plain areas. This section of Charles County is one of the least populated areas in Maryland, and the portion of the county known as Maryland Point, which includes Douglas Point, contains some of the most extensive, continuous forested tracts of land remaining in the state. The present publication is intended to be used as an introduction to Douglas Point, its history, biology, geology, topography, soils, and climatology.
Speaking of Places - - A Tale of Two Points
Baldwin, Ian
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
patches of Queens. Hunters Point, facing midtown Manhattanshowing the locations of Hunters Point South and WilletsCurrent plans for Hunters Point South would extend this
CenterPoint Energy Sustainable Schools Program
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The Sustainable Schools Program focuses on energy savings through behavioral and operational improvements, and may be used along with CenterPoint Energy’s SCORES and Load Management programs. It...
INTERIOR-POINT METHODS FOR NONCONVEX NONLINEAR ...
2005-11-04T23:59:59.000Z
Nov 4, 2005 ... problem is not convex, the algorithm will be searching for a local optimum. ..... the terms in the barrier objective of our infeasible interior-point method. ..... In order to enter dual feasibility restoration mode, we monitored the ...
PowerPoints, Video Lessons and Outlines
Lesson 1 Video · Lesson 1 Outline ... Lesson 2 Video · Lesson 2 Outline. 9/1. Labor Day. No Classes. 9/2. 9/3. Lesson 3 PowerPoint · Lesson 3 Video · Lesson 3 ...
Maxwell, Bruce D.
in the list from Step "a" and sum them: = ____________Total Quality Points Note: Quality Points assigned Total Quality Points (number from Step "b") by Total Credits (number from Step "a"). Cumulative GPA = Total Quality Points/Total Credits = _______________ #12;
ANU CRICOS # 00120C SRI082013 Bonus points
Zhou, Xiangyun "Sean"
ANU CRICOS # 00120C SRI082013 Bonus points The National Access Scheme 2014 ANU offers bonus points face in their studies. Bonus points are applied to all applicants with an ATAR at or above 70. Points and maximum 5 equity points) will be awarded. Bonus points to do not apply to programs with an ATAR cut
Superconductivity, superfluidity and zero-point oscillations
B. V. Vasiliev
2013-06-29T23:59:59.000Z
Currently it is thought that in order to explain the phenomenon of superconductivity is necessary to understand the mechanism of formation of electron pairs. However, the paired electrons cannot form a superconducting condensate. They perform disorderly zero-point oscillations and there are no attractive forces in their ensemble. To create a unified ensemble of particles, the pairs must order their zero-point fluctuations so that an attraction between the particles appears. For this reason, the ordering of zero-point oscillations in the electron gas is the cause of superconductivity and the parameters characterizing this order determine the properties of superconductors. The model of condensation of zero-point oscillations creates the possibility to obtain estimates for the critical parameters of elementary superconductors, which are also in the satisfactory agreement with measured data. On the another hand, the phenomenon of superfluidity in He-4 and He-3 can be similarly explained due to the ordering of zero-point fluctuations. Thus it is established that the both related phenomena are based on the same physical mechanism.
Symmetry and Dirac points in graphene spectrum
Gregory Berkolaiko; Andrew Comech
2014-12-28T23:59:59.000Z
Existence and stability of Dirac points in the dispersion relation of operators periodic with respect to the hexagonal lattice is investigated for different sets of additional symmetries. The following symmetries are considered: rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and inversion, rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and horizontal reflection, inversion or reflection with weakly broken rotation symmetry, and the case where no Dirac points arise: rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and vertical reflection. All proofs are based on symmetry considerations and are elementary in nature. In particular, existence of degeneracies in the spectrum is proved by a transplantation argument (which is deduced from the (co)representation of the relevant symmetry group). The conical shape of the dispersion relation is obtained from its invariance under rotation by $2\\pi/3$. Persistence of conical points when the rotation symmetry is weakly broken is proved using a geometric phase in one case and parity of the eigenfunctions in the other.
Symmetry and Dirac points in graphene spectrum
Gregory Berkolaiko; Andrew Comech
2015-04-23T23:59:59.000Z
Existence and stability of Dirac points in the dispersion relation of operators periodic with respect to the hexagonal lattice is investigated for different sets of additional symmetries. The following symmetries are considered: rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and inversion, rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and horizontal reflection, inversion or reflection with weakly broken rotation symmetry, and the case where no Dirac points arise: rotation by $2\\pi/3$ and vertical reflection. All proofs are based on symmetry considerations and are elementary in nature. In particular, existence of degeneracies in the spectrum is proved by a transplantation argument (which is deduced from the (co)representation of the relevant symmetry group). The conical shape of the dispersion relation is obtained from its invariance under rotation by $2\\pi/3$. Persistence of conical points when the rotation symmetry is weakly broken is proved using a geometric phase in one case and parity of the eigenfunctions in the other.
Phase-shifting point diffraction interferometer
Medecki, Hector (Berkeley, CA)
1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Disclosed is a point diffraction interferometer for evaluating the quality of a test optic. In operation, the point diffraction interferometer includes a source of radiation, the test optic, a beam divider, a reference wave pinhole located at an image plane downstream from the test optic, and a detector for detecting an interference pattern produced between a reference wave emitted by the pinhole and a test wave emitted from the test optic. The beam divider produces separate reference and test beams which focus at different laterally separated positions on the image plane. The reference wave pinhole is placed at a region of high intensity (e.g., the focal point) for the reference beam. This allows reference wave to be produced at a relatively high intensity. Also, the beam divider may include elements for phase shifting one or both of the reference and test beams.
Phase-shifting point diffraction interferometer
Medecki, H.
1998-11-10T23:59:59.000Z
Disclosed is a point diffraction interferometer for evaluating the quality of a test optic. In operation, the point diffraction interferometer includes a source of radiation, the test optic, a beam divider, a reference wave pinhole located at an image plane downstream from the test optic, and a detector for detecting an interference pattern produced between a reference wave emitted by the pinhole and a test wave emitted from the test optic. The beam divider produces separate reference and test beams which focus at different laterally separated positions on the image plane. The reference wave pinhole is placed at a region of high intensity (e.g., the focal point) for the reference beam. This allows reference wave to be produced at a relatively high intensity. Also, the beam divider may include elements for phase shifting one or both of the reference and test beams. 8 figs.
Nanotexturing of surfaces to reduce melting point.
Garcia, Ernest J.; Zubia, David (University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX); Mireles, Jose (Universidad Aut%C3%94onoma de Ciudad Ju%C3%94arez Ciudad Ju%C3%94arez, Mexico); Marquez, Noel (University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX); Quinones, Stella (University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX)
2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
This investigation examined the use of nano-patterned structures on Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) material to reduce the bulk material melting point (1414 C). It has been found that sharp-tipped and other similar structures have a propensity to move to the lower energy states of spherical structures and as a result exhibit lower melting points than the bulk material. Such a reduction of the melting point would offer a number of interesting opportunities for bonding in microsystems packaging applications. Nano patterning process capabilities were developed to create the required structures for the investigation. One of the technical challenges of the project was understanding and creating the specialized conditions required to observe the melting and reshaping phenomena. Through systematic experimentation and review of the literature these conditions were determined and used to conduct phase change experiments. Melting temperatures as low as 1030 C were observed.
The ROSAT HRI Point Spread Function
Peter Predehl; Almudena Prieto
2001-09-28T23:59:59.000Z
A sample of the brightest point-like sources observed with the ROSAT-HRI were analysed to asses on the intrinsic shape of the ROSAT-HRI Point Spread Function (PSF). Almost all of the HRI observations collected during the ROSAT lifetime are found to be artificially broadened by factors up two ~2 due to residual errors in the ROSAT aspect solution. After correction by departing pointing positions, the width of the core of the PSF is found to be less than 5 arcsec (half energy width, HEW). On the basis of these results, an improved analytical representation of the ROSAT-HRI PSF is provided. However, for most of the new observations the source countrate is too weak to allow reliable recovering pf the ROSAT-HRI resolution. Therefore, a series of examples (data, correction, and theoretical PSF) are given in order to help the ROSAT user in determining whether "his/her source" is extended or not.
Attraction towards an inflection point inflation
Allahverdi, Rouzbeh [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 (United States); Dutta, Bhaskar [Department of Physics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas 77843-4242 (United States); Mazumdar, Anupam [Physics Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA1 4YB (United Kingdom); Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdamsvej-17, Copenhagen-2100 (Denmark)
2008-09-15T23:59:59.000Z
Many models of high-energy physics possess metastable vacua. It is conceivable that the Universe can get trapped in such a false vacuum, irrespective of its origin and prior history, at an earlier stage during its evolution. The ensuing false vacuum inflation results in a cold and empty universe and has a generic graceful exit problem. We show that an inflection point inflation along the flat directions of the minimal supersymmetric standard model (MSSM) can resolve this graceful exit problem by inflating the bubble, which nucleates out of a false vacuum. The important point is that the initial condition for an MSSM inflation can be naturally realized, due to an attractor behavior toward the inflection point. We investigate these issues in detail and also present an example where metastable vacua, hence the false vacuum inflation, can happen within the MSSM.
Vaughn, Norman L. (Knoxville, TN); Lowden, Richard A. (Clinton, TN)
2003-04-15T23:59:59.000Z
The non-lead hollow point bullet of the instant invention comprises a mixed construction slug further comprising, a monolithic metal insert having a tapered (preferred conical) hollow point tip and a tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion, and an unsintered powdered metal composite core in tandem alignment with the insert. The core has a hollow tapered (preferred conical) cavity tip portion coupled with the tapered (preferred conical) tail protrusion on the insert. An open tip jacket envelops at least a portion of the insert and the core. The jacket is swaged at the open tip.
QCD Critical Point: The Race is On
Rajiv V. Gavai
2014-04-26T23:59:59.000Z
A critical point in the phase diagram of Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD), if established either theoretically or experimentally, would be as profound a discovery as the good-old gas-liquid critical point. Unlike the latter, however, first-principles based approaches are being employed to locate it theoretically. Due to the short lived nature of the concerned phases, novel experimental techniques are needed to search for it. The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) in USA has an experimental program to do so. This short review is an attempt to provide a glimpse of the race between the theorists and the experimentalists as well as that of the synergy between them.
LIDAR, Point Clouds, and their Archaeological Applications
White, Devin A [ORNL
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
It is common in contemporary archaeological literature, in papers at archaeological conferences, and in grant proposals to see heritage professionals use the term LIDAR to refer to high spatial resolution digital elevation models and the technology used to produce them. The goal of this chapter is to break that association and introduce archaeologists to the world of point clouds, in which LIDAR is only one member of a larger family of techniques to obtain, visualize, and analyze three-dimensional measurements of archaeological features. After describing how point clouds are constructed, there is a brief discussion on the currently available software and analytical techniques designed to make sense of them.
p-points in iterated forcing extensions
Roitman, Judith A.
1978-05-03T23:59:59.000Z
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Surveying points in the complex projective plane
Lane Hughston; Simon Salamon
2014-10-21T23:59:59.000Z
We classify SIC-POVMs of rank one in CP^2, or equivalently sets of nine equally-spaced points in CP^2, without the assumption of group covariance. If two points are fixed, the remaining seven must lie on a pinched torus that a standard moment mapping projects to a circle in R^3. We use this approach to prove that any SIC set in CP^2 is isometric to a known solution, given by nine points lying in triples on the equators of the three 2-spheres each defined by the vanishing of one homogeneous coordinate. We set up a system of equations to describe hexagons in CP^2 with the property that any two vertices are related by a cross ratio (transition probability) of 1/4. We then symmetrize the equations, factor out by the known solutions, and compute a Groebner basis to show that no SIC sets remain. We do find new configurations of nine points in which 27 of the 36 pairs of vertices of the configuration are equally spaced.
Point transformations in invariant difference schemes
Francis Valiquette
2005-07-17T23:59:59.000Z
In this paper, we show that when two systems of differential equations admitting a symmetry group are related by a point transformation it is always possible to generate invariant schemes, one for each system, that are also related by the same transformation. This result is used to easily obtain new invariant schemes of some differential equations.
LATTICE POINT GENERATING FUNCTIONS AND SYMMETRIC CONES
Savage, Carla D.
LATTICE POINT GENERATING FUNCTIONS AND SYMMETRIC CONES MATTHIAS BECK, THOMAS BLIEM, BENJAMIN BRAUN Sn . Specifically, [3] discusses various approaches to compute, for a fixed set of parame- ters a1, a representation of Sn, a = (a1, . . . , an), and ( , ) is the standard inner product on Rn . This viewpoint
Hints of Universality from Inflection Point Inflation
Downes, Sean Donovan
2013-07-25T23:59:59.000Z
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 II.2.1 Old Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 II.2.2 Chaotic Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 II.2.3 Inflection Point Inflation... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.3.1 Scales of SUSY Breaking and Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.3.2 A Simple Realization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.4 What We Talk About When We Talk About...
Language Production General Points about Speech Production
Coulson, Seana
Language Production #12;General Points about Speech Production 15 speech sounds per second => 2, shall I say `t' or `d'' (Levelt) Production side has gotten less attention in Psycholinguistics than the comprehension side. Evidence for speech production behaviour has until recently relied heavily on speech errors
Automorphisms mapping a point into a subvariety
Poonen, Bjorn
The problem of deciding, given a complex variety X, a point x \\in X, and a subvariety Z \\subseteq X, whether there is an automorphism of X mapping x into Z is proved undecidable. Along the way, we prove the undecidability ...
SharePoint 2007 For Site Owners
Siddharthan, Advaith
-sites ...........................................................................................7 3.2 Create new items, e.g. a list, library, discussion board, survey or web page ............8 4Point, we have created a standard template for all projects the Team Site. This collaborative environment (Announcements) Resources List If the standard Team Site template doesn't meet all your requirements, we can
Effective dynamics of a classical point charge
Polonyi, Janos, E-mail: polonyi@iphc.cnrs.fr
2014-03-15T23:59:59.000Z
The effective Lagrangian of a point charge is derived by eliminating the electromagnetic field within the framework of the classical closed time path formalism. The short distance singularity of the electromagnetic field is regulated by an UV cutoff. The Abraham–Lorentz force is recovered and its similarity to quantum anomalies is underlined. The full cutoff-dependent linearized equation of motion is obtained, no runaway trajectories are found but the effective dynamics shows acausality if the cutoff is beyond the classical charge radius. The strength of the radiation reaction force displays a pole in its cutoff-dependence in a manner reminiscent of the Landau-pole of perturbative QED. Similarity between the dynamical breakdown of the time reversal invariance and dynamical symmetry breaking is pointed out. -- Highlights: •Extension of the classical action principle for dissipative systems. •New derivation of the Abraham–Lorentz force for a point charge. •Absence of a runaway solution of the Abraham–Lorentz force. •Acausality in classical electrodynamics. •Renormalization of classical electrodynamics of point charges.
CHANGE-POINT METHODS Douglas M. Hawkins
Qiu, Peihua
been proposed as tools for following up signals given by other charting methods, when their likelihood: Change-point, LRT, GLR, Phase I, Phase II, SPC. 1 #12;1 INTRODUCTION Statistical process control methods will assume is unknown. If both 0 and 1 are known, then the SPC diagnostic of choice is generally
Optimal External Memory Planar Point Enclosure
Arge, Lars
/OÂe#ciently. This problem has important applications in e.g. spatial and temporal databases, and is dual to the important databases; for example, if we have a database where each object is associated with a time span and a key corresponds to a point enclosure query. Also, in spatial databases, irregular planar objects are often
Optimal External Memory Planar Point Enclosure
Yi, Ke "Kevin"
/O-efficiently. This problem has important applications in e.g. spatial and temporal databases, and is dual to the important in temporal databases; for example, if we have a database where each object is associated with a time span corresponds to a point enclosure query. Also, in spatial databases, irregular planar objects are often
Optimal External Memory Planar Point Enclosure
Samoladas, Vasilis
/O-eÃ?ciently. This problem has important applications in e.g. spatial and temporal databases, and is dual to the important databases; for example, if we have a database where each object is associated with a time span and a key corresponds to a point enclosure query. Also, in spatial databases, irregular planar objects are often
Hints of Universality from Inflection Point Inflation
Downes, Sean Donovan
2013-07-25T23:59:59.000Z
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 II.2.1 Old Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 II.2.2 Chaotic Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 II.2.3 Inflection Point Inflation... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.3.1 Scales of SUSY Breaking and Inflation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.3.2 A Simple Realization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 III.4 What We Talk About When We Talk About...
ON LYAPUNOV FAMILIES AROUND COLLINEAR LIBRATION POINTS
Hou, X. Y.; Liu, L. [Astronomy Department, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China)], E-mail: lliu@nju.edu.cn
2009-06-15T23:59:59.000Z
Evolution details of the planar and vertical Lyapunov families around the three collinear libration points in the restricted three-body problem were studied. Researches before were generally restricted to be within the colliding orbits with the primaries and for fixed mass parameters {mu}. In this paper, members after colliding orbits were computed. With increasing {mu}, how these families evolve was studied.
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REDUCED-ORDER OBSERVER-BASED POINT-TO-POINT AND TRAJECTORY CONTROLLERS FOR ROBOT MANIPULATORS
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1 REDUCED-ORDER OBSERVER-BASED POINT-TO-POINT AND TRAJECTORY CONTROLLERS FOR ROBOT MANIPULATORS M-degrees-of-freedom robot manipulator. Keywords: Robot manipulators; exponential reduced-order observers; controller design, FRANCE Abstract: This paper presents a design procedure for a reduced-order observer-based controller
Open MPI's TEG Point-to-Point Communications Methodology: Comparison to Existing Implementations
Lumsdaine, Andrew
Open MPI's TEG Point-to-Point Communications Methodology: Comparison to Existing Implementations T Indiana University {jsquyres, vsahay, pkambadu, brbarret, lums}@osl.iu.edu Abstract. TEG is a new-named "TEG"[9]) that provides high-performance, fault tolerant message passing. A full description
Codes Over Non-Abelian Groups: Point-to-Point Communications and Computation Over MAC
Pradhan, Sandeep
Codes Over Non-Abelian Groups: Point-to-Point Communications and Computation Over MAC Aria G. We also show that for the problem of computation over MAC, these codes are superior to random codes channel. In [1], the capacity of group codes for certain classes of channels has been computed. Further
Energy Efficiency Analysis of Link Layer Backoff Schemes on Point-to-Point
Chockalingam, A.
416 Energy Efficiency Analysis of Link Layer Backoff Schemes on Point-to-Point Markov Fading Links schemes are shown to achieve better energy ef- ficiency without compromising much on the link layer throughput performance. Keywords - Backoff algorithms, fading channels, en- ergy eficiency. 1 Introduction
Redeveloping or preserving public housing : the future of Columbia Point
Lee, Sharon Hsueh-Jen
1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Columbia Point, Boston's largest and most stigmatized public housing project, has been a focal point for public and private. investment strategies to create a new mixed-income residential community. Columbia Point provided ...
The Copper Creek Clovis Point from Hells Canyon, Northeastern Oregon
Reid, Kenneth C.; Root, Matthew J.; Hughes, Richard E.
2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
2008) | pp. 75-84 The Copper Creek Clovis Point from HellsSnake River to the Copper Creek point discovery location.5 cm Figure 4. The Copper Creek Clovis point (tick marks
From Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics
Hoy, Meredith Anne
2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
From Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics byFrom Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics byFrom Point to Pixel: A Genealogy of Digital Aesthetics, I
Sequential conditions for fixed and periodic points
Peters, Burnis Charles
1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
points is Bausch's Contraction Ma~in Theorem: Let (X, d) be a complete metric space and f a selfmap of X satisfying: (Sl) there exists c in [0, 1) such that d(f(x), f(y)) & c d(x, y) for all x, y in X. Then there exists a unique fixed point u in X... of Edelstein [2] and [3] and Bailey [1]. CHAPTEE I T410 LEMMAS I'he following two lemmas are essential to most of the theorems in the following section. Lemma 1: Let f be a selfmap of (X, d) and (f I} a subsequence n ~ of (f ). If lim f i(x) = u and lim f...
Remote temperature-set-point controller
Burke, W.F.; Winiecki, A.L.
1984-10-17T23:59:59.000Z
An instrument is described for carrying out mechanical strain tests on metallic samples with the addition of means for varying the temperature with strain. The instrument includes opposing arms and associated equipment for holding a sample and varying the mechanical strain on the sample through a plurality of cycles of increasing and decreasing strain within predetermined limits, circuitry for producing an output signal representative of the strain during the tests, apparatus including a a set point and a coil about the sample for providing a controlled temperature in the sample, and circuitry interconnected between the strain output signal and set point for varying the temperature of the sample linearly with strain during the tests.
Bonus Point Exercise 3 Alessandro Abate
Abate, Alessandro
sc4026 Bonus Point Exercise 3 Alessandro Abate a.abate@tudelft.nl Solomon Zegeye s.k.zegeye@tudelft.nl Delft Center for Systems and Control, TU Delft October 1, 2009 Ac.Yr. 2009/10, 1e Sem. Q1 Bonus. Compute ^x1(t), for t . Ac.Yr. 2009/10, 1e Sem. Q1 Bonus Exercise Session 3 sc4026 1 #12;
Holographic Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices
Yetisen, Ali Kemal
2014-11-29T23:59:59.000Z
and characterisation of nanoparticle-based tuneable photonic crystal sensors. RSC Adv 4 (21):10454–10461 7. Yetisen AK, Akram MS, Lowe CR (2013) Paper-based microfluidic point-of- care diagnostic devices. Lab Chip 13 (12):2210–2251 Supervisor’s Foreword As the world... 7.3 Multiplexing Holographic Sensors with Microfluidic Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155 7.4 Readouts with Smartphones and Wearable Devices . . . . . . . . . 156 7.5 The Vision for Holographic...
Low-melting point heat transfer fluid
Cordaro, Joseph Gabriel (Oakland, CA); Bradshaw, Robert W. (Livermore, CA)
2010-11-09T23:59:59.000Z
A low-melting point, heat transfer fluid made of a mixture of five inorganic salts including about 29.1-33.5 mol % LiNO.sub.3, 0-3.9 mol % NaNO.sub.3, 2.4-8.2 mol % KNO.sub.3, 18.6-19.9 mol % NaNO.sub.2, and 40-45.6 mol % KNO.sub.2. These compositions can have liquidus temperatures below 80.degree. C. for some compositions.
Radium issues at Hunters Point Annex
Dean, S.M.
1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z
Radium was a common source of illumination used in numerous instruments and gauges for military equipment prior to 1970. As a result of its many military applications radium 226 is now a principle radionuclide of concern at military base closures sites throughout the United States. This is an overview of the site characterization strategy employed and a potential site remediation technology being considered at a radium contaminated landfill at Hunters Point Annex, a former U.S. Navy shipyard in San Francisco, California.
2000 2006 City Percentage Point Change
Baskaran, Mark
.2 5.6 -1.4 -2.7 Monroe 3.2 6.5 3.3 3.2 6.5 - -0.4 Mt. Pleasant 3.5 5.4 1.9 2.9 6.3 -0.9 -1.5 Portage 2 Marquette Midland Monroe Mt. Pleasant Portage Average State Percentage Point Difference Unemployment Rates
High speed point derivative microseismic detector
Uhl, James Eugene (Albuquerque, NM); Warpinski, Norman Raymond (Albuquerque, NM); Whetten, Ernest Blayne (Albuquerque, NM)
1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A high speed microseismic event detector constructed in accordance with the present invention uses a point derivative comb to quickly and accurately detect microseismic events. Compressional and shear waves impinging upon microseismic receiver stations disposed to collect waves are converted into digital data and analyzed using a point derivative comb including assurance of quiet periods prior to declaration of microseismic events. If a sufficient number of quiet periods have passed, the square of a two point derivative of the incoming digital signal is compared to a trip level threshold exceeding the determined noise level to declare a valid trial event. The squaring of the derivative emphasizes the differences between noise and signal, and the valid event is preferably declared when the trip threshold has been exceeded over a temporal comb width to realize a comb over a given time period. Once a trial event has been declared, the event is verified through a spatial comb, which applies the temporal event comb to additional stations. The detector according to the present invention quickly and accurately detects initial compressional waves indicative of a microseismic event which typically exceed the ambient cultural noise level by a small amount, and distinguishes the waves from subsequent larger amplitude shear waves.
High speed point derivative microseismic detector
Uhl, J.E.; Warpinski, N.R.; Whetten, E.B.
1998-06-30T23:59:59.000Z
A high speed microseismic event detector constructed in accordance with the present invention uses a point derivative comb to quickly and accurately detect microseismic events. Compressional and shear waves impinging upon microseismic receiver stations disposed to collect waves are converted into digital data and analyzed using a point derivative comb including assurance of quiet periods prior to declaration of microseismic events. If a sufficient number of quiet periods have passed, the square of a two point derivative of the incoming digital signal is compared to a trip level threshold exceeding the determined noise level to declare a valid trial event. The squaring of the derivative emphasizes the differences between noise and signal, and the valid event is preferably declared when the trip threshold has been exceeded over a temporal comb width to realize a comb over a given time period. Once a trial event has been declared, the event is verified through a spatial comb, which applies the temporal event comb to additional stations. The detector according to the present invention quickly and accurately detects initial compressional waves indicative of a microseismic event which typically exceed the ambient cultural noise level by a small amount, and distinguishes the waves from subsequent larger amplitude shear waves. 9 figs.
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Point Defects on the Reactivity of Reconstructed Anatase Titanium Dioxide (001) Surface. Role of Point Defects on the Reactivity of Reconstructed Anatase Titanium Dioxide (001)...
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Sridhar, Srinivas
- C -*Ineligible* 0 Dean Porcello - C 0 Ben Hohlfelder - *Ineligible* 0 Garrett Gustafson 0 Max Brown Broom Broo points David O'Sullivan - C 0 Beatrice van den Heuvel - C 0 Zack Shaw 0 Corey Balint 0 Nick
Lattice calculation of point-to-point Hadron current correlation functions in the QCD vacuum
Chu, M.; Grandy, J.M.; Huang, S.; Negele, J.W. (Kellogg Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, 106-38, Pasadena, California 91125 (United States) Center for Theoretical Physics, Laboratory for Nuclear Science and Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambride, Massachusetts 02139 (United States) Department of Physics, FM-15, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 (United States))
1993-01-18T23:59:59.000Z
Point-to-point correlation functions of hadron currents in the QCD vacuum are calculated on a lattice and analyzed using dispersion relations, providing physical information down to small spatial separations. Qualitative agreement with phenomenological results is obtained in channels for which experimental data are available, and these correlation functions are shown to be useful in exploring approximations based on sum rules and interacting instantons.
Critical Points of the Electric Field from a Collection of Point Charges
Max, N; Weinkauf, T
2007-02-16T23:59:59.000Z
The electric field around a molecule is generated by the charge distribution of its constituents: positively charged atomic nuclei, which are well approximated by point charges, and negatively charged electrons, whose probability density distribution can be computed from quantum mechanics. For the purposes of molecular mechanics or dynamics, the charge distribution is often approximated by a collection of point charges, with either a single partial charge at each atomic nucleus position, representing both the nucleus and the electrons near it, or as several different point charges per atom. The critical points in the electric field are useful in visualizing its geometrical and topological structure, and can help in understanding the forces and motion it induces on a charged ion or neutral dipole. Most visualization tools for vector fields use only samples of the field on the vertices of a regular grid, and some sort of interpolation, for example, trilinear, on the grid cells. There is less risk of missing or misinterpreting topological features if they can be derived directly from the analytic formula for the field, rather than from its samples. This work presents a method which is guaranteed to find all the critical points of the electric field from a finite set of point charges. To visualize the field topology, we have modified the saddle connector method to use the analytic formula for the field.
Nonperturbative infrared fixed point in sextet QCD
Benjamin Svetitsky; Yigal Shamir; Thomas DeGrand
2008-09-18T23:59:59.000Z
The SU(3) gauge theory with fermions in the sextet representation is one of several theories of interest for technicolor models. We have carried out a Schrodinger functional (SF) calculation for the lattice theory with two flavors of Wilson fermions. We find that the discrete beta function changes sign when the SF renormalized coupling is in the neighborhood of g^2 = 2.0, showing a breakdown of the perturbative picture even though the coupling is weak. The most straightforward interpretation is an infrared-stable fixed point.
Benchmarks for the point kinetics equations
Ganapol, B. [Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (United States); Picca, P. [Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona (United States); Previti, A.; Mostacci, D. [Laboratorio di Montecuccolino Alma Mater Studiorum, Universita di Bologna (Italy)
2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
A new numerical algorithm is presented for the solution to the point kinetics equations (PKEs), whose accurate solution has been sought for over 60 years. The method couples the simplest of finite difference methods, a backward Euler, with Richardsons extrapolation, also called an acceleration. From this coupling, a series of benchmarks have emerged. These include cases from the literature as well as several new ones. The novelty of this presentation lies in the breadth of reactivity insertions considered, covering both prescribed and feedback reactivities, and the extreme 8- to 9- digit accuracy achievable. The benchmarks presented are to provide guidance to those who wish to develop further numerical improvements. (authors)
Fixed-Point-Like Theorems on Subspaces
Bich, Philippe; Cornet, Bernard
2004-08-26T23:59:59.000Z
denote by E? = {u ? Rn | ?x ? E, x · u = 0} the orthogonal space to E. If u1, . . . ,uk belong to E, a vector space, we denote by span{u1, . . . ,uk} the vector subspace of E spanned by u1, . . . ,uk. Let V be a Euclidean space and let k be an integer... Fixed-point-like theorems on subspaces Take I = {1},V1 =Rn+1, k1 = n, J =?, and apply Theorem 2.1 to the correspondences Hk, which clearly satisfy the assumptions of Theorem 2.1. So there exists E¯ ? Gn(Rn+1) such that E¯?Hk(E¯) #6;= ? for every k = 1...
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Proximity Graphs for Defining Surfaces over Point Clouds
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over Point Clouds Gabriel Zachmann University of Bonn Germany Jan Klein University of Paderborn Germany
THE FERNALD DOSIMETRY RECONSTRUCTION Task 1: Identification of Release Points
and scrubber stacks, 19 thorium emission points, and 6 unmonitored stacks. Using selected engineering drawings
A beta-type fully implicit reservoir simulator with variable bubble point and dew point
Boe, Jarle
1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
the following equation. V P 5. 617 m g 2 QT 1000 (56) And the R curve can be obtained from the same constant volume Sg depletion by summing up the GPM content of the propane through hep- tanes plus fractions. The B and the R can then be calculated 0 so...A BETA-TYPE FULLY IMPLICIT RESERVOIR SIMULATOR WITH VARIABLE BUBBLE POINT AND DEW POINT A Thesis by JARLE BOE Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER...
Global integrators based on equispaced points
Kirker, Martha Jane
1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
DESCRIPTION . . . ~ 13 IVo RESULTS a e a a ~ o ~ a ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ e ~ 18 BIBLIOGRAPHY 20 APPENDIX 21 C HAP TER I INTRODUCTION A set of functions wl(x) wg(x) w +1(x) and n+1 a set of points xl, x2, --- x +1 can be found such that n&1 f(n)du = S wi...+1 (u-x )(u-x ) --- (u-x ) 1 2 n+1 If f(t) has n+1 derivatives, then E (t) = f u- u- 1 2 n+1 since the (n+1)th derivative of q (t) is zero. Now E(u) ~ 0 and E(x ) = 0, 1 C i & n+1. Hence there exists a number 8, 0 & 8 & 1 such that' E (8) = 0 n...
Sequential conditions for fixed and periodic points
Peters, Burnis Charles
1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
: If f is a nonexpansive selfmap of (X, d) and for some x in X, lim f i(x ) = u, then the sequence (fm(u)) is n o ' i 0 isometric. We now consider mappings which satisfy the weaker conditions (S7) and (SS). Theorems 6 through 10 are due to Bailey [I...) and f (x) such that d(f (x), f (x)) & s. Assume m & n. Then, m n 10 d(f ' (x), f (x)) & s. Sy Theorem 9, f (x) and f n ' xrl-(m-n) (x) are proximal under f; therefore, by Theorem 7, there is a point u in X such that fm (u) = u. If u and v...
Chilled Mirror Dew Point Hygrometer (CM) Handbook
Ritsche, MT
2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The CM systems have been developed for the ARM Program to act as a moisture standard traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). There are three CM systems that are each fully portable, self-contained, and require only 110 V AC power. The systems include a CM sensor, air sampling and filtration system, a secondary reference (Rotronic HP043 temperature and relative humidity sensor) to detect system malfunctions, a data acquisition system, and data storage for more than one month of 1-minute data. The CM sensor directly measures dew point temperature at 1 m, air temperature at 2 m, and relative humidity at 2 m. These measurements are intended to represent self-standing data streams that can be used independently or in combinations.
Low-melting point heat transfer fluid
Cordaro, Joseph G. (Oakland, CA); Bradshaw, Robert W. (Livermore, CA)
2011-04-12T23:59:59.000Z
A low-melting point, heat transfer fluid comprising a mixture of LiNO.sub.3, NaNO.sub.3, KNO.sub.3, NaNO.sub.2 and KNO.sub.2 salts where the Li, Na and K cations are present in amounts of about 20-33.5 mol % Li, about 18.6-40 mol % Na, and about 40-50.3 mol % K and where the nitrate and nitrite anions are present in amounts of about 36-50 mol % NO.sub.3, and about 50-62.5 mol % NO.sub.2. These compositions can have liquidus temperatures between 70.degree. C. and 80.degree. C. for some compositions.
Global integrators based on equispaced points
Kirker, Martha Jane
1966-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
DESCRIPTION . . . ~ 13 IVo RESULTS a e a a ~ o ~ a ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ e ~ 18 BIBLIOGRAPHY 20 APPENDIX 21 C HAP TER I INTRODUCTION A set of functions wl(x) wg(x) w +1(x) and n+1 a set of points xl, x2, --- x +1 can be found such that n&1 f(n)du = S wi...+1 ( yl) (u-xl)(u-x2)---(u-xn) and f(u)-q(u) = f (8) (nil) '. Therefore x i(u-xl)(u-x2) ---(u-x )I fj Lf(u)-q(u)] du] & fx/f (8) 0 (n&1) ? When given the ini. tial condition that y(xl) = al, a solution for some differential equations may be found...
Exploiting Symmetry in Integer Convex Optimization using Core Points
Herr, Katrin; Schürmann, Achill
2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We consider convex programming problems with integrality constraints that are invariant under a linear symmetry group. We define a core point of such a symmetry group as an integral point for which the convex hull of its orbit does not contain integral points other than the orbit points themselves. These core points allow us to decompose symmetric integer convex programming problems. Especially for symmetric integer linear programs we describe two algorithms based on this decomposition. Using a characterization of core points for direct products of symmetric groups, we show that prototype implementations can compete with state-of-the art commercial solvers and solve an open MIPLIB problem.
Point-to-Point Verification of Monitored Sensors at Reynolds Army Clinic and Hospital Final Report
Martinez, J.; Linenschmidt, S.; Turner, D.
2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
their existing 8540 pneumatic system to a direct digital control (DDC) Metasys version 12.0 system. Only the points read by the control system and used for control sequencing were verified. In the following sections of this report detailed information...
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Practical Point-to-Point Free-Space Quantum Key Distribution over 1/2 KM
Buttler, W.T.; Hughes, R.J.; Kwiat, P.G.; Lamoreaux, S.K.; Morgan, G.L.; Peterson, C.G.
1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z
We have demonstrated point-to-point single-photon quantum key distribution (QKD) over a free-space optical path of {approximately}475 m under daylight conditions. This represents an increase of >1,000 times farther than any reported point-to-point demonstration, and >6 times farther than the previous folded path daylight demonstration. We expect to extend the daylight range to 2 km or more within the next few months. A brief description of the system is given here. The QKD transmitter, a.k.a. ''Alice'' (Fig. 1), consists of three thermoelectrically cooled diode lasers, a single interference filter (IF), two optical attenuators, two linear polarizers, two non-polarization beam-splitters (BSs), and a 27x beam expander. The two data-lasers' (dim-lasers') wavelengths are temperature controlled and constrained by the IF to {approximately}773 {+-} 0.5 nm, while the transmitted wavelength of the bright-laser (timing-laser) is {approximately}768 nm; the data-lasers are configured to emit a weak pulse of approximately 1 ns duration. The transmitter incorporates no active polarization switching--a first in QKD.
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Indirect L to T point optical transition in bismuth nanowires
Levin, A. J.
An indirect electronic transition from the L point valence band to the T point valence band has been previously observed in Bi nanowires oriented along the [011? 2] crystalline direction (used by Black et al. and by Reppert ...
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Period tripling accumulation point for complexified Henon map
O. B. Isaeva; S. P. Kuznetsov
2005-09-06T23:59:59.000Z
Accumulation point of period-tripling bifurcations for complexified Henon map is found. Universal scaling properties of parameter space and Fourier spectrum intrinsic to this critical point is demonstrated.
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A global maximum power point tracking DC-DC converter
Duncan, Joseph, 1981-
2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This thesis describes the design, and validation of a maximum power point tracking DC-DC converter capable of following the true global maximum power point in the presence of other local maximum. It does this without the ...
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Two-point derivative dispersion relations
Erasmo Ferreira; Javier Sesma
2014-03-24T23:59:59.000Z
A new derivation is given for the representation, under certain conditions, of the integral dispersion relations of scattering theory through local forms. The resulting expressions have been obtained through an independent procedure to construct the real part, and consist of new mathematical structures of double infinite summations of derivatives. In this new form the derivatives are calculated at the generic value of the energy $E$ and separately at the reference point $E=m$ that is the lower limit of the integration. This new form may be more interesting in certain circumstances and directly shows the origin of the difficulties in convergence that were present in the old truncated forms called standard-DDR. For all cases in which the reductions of the double to single sums were obtained in our previous work, leading to explicit demonstration of convergence, these new expressions are seen to be identical to the previous ones. We present, as a glossary, the most simplified explicit results for the DDR's in the cases of imaginary amplitudes of forms $(E/m)^\\lambda[\\ln (E/m)]^n$, that cover the cases of practical interest in particle physics phenomenology at high energies. We explicitly study the expressions for the cases with $\\lambda$ negative odd integers, that require identification of cancelation of singularities, and provide the corresponding final results.
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Seven-point finite difference simulation of waterfloods
Wong, Steven Anthony
1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
simulation. The orientation of the grid relative to lines of flow influenced results fr om the scheme involving five-point differencing and single-point upstream weighting. They attributed the problem to the single-point upstream weighting. Their results.... They concluded that the weights depended on mobility ratio. While the nine-point difference scheme reduced grid orientation effects, a new problem arose. Heterogeneous reservoirs or irregular grid patterns created problems with inconsistent transmissibilities...
Redevelopment and the Politics of Place in Bayview-Hunters Point
Dillon, Lindsey
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
2010-2011. 2011. Hunters Point Shipyard: A ShiftingConsulting. 2010. Bayview-Hunters Point Area B Survey:2008. Candlestick Point/Hunters Point Shipyard Phase II:
GPA CALCULATION GPA = QUALITY POINTS DIVIDED BY QUALITY HOURS
Lawrence, Rick L.
. THIS IS THE TOTAL QUALITY POINTS THAT YOU THINK YOU WILL EARN THIS SEMESTER. TO PLAY WHAT IFGPA CALCULATION WORKSHEET GPA = QUALITY POINTS DIVIDED BY QUALITY HOURS #1 QUALITY HOURS (THROUGH LAST TERM) = __________ #2 QUALITY POINTS (THROUGH LAST TERM) = __________ #3 QUALTIY HOURS CURRENTLY
Seven points in P2 and the universal Kummer threefold
California at Berkeley, University of
Sturmfels (Seven points in P2 and the universal Kummer threefoldSep 27, 2012 6 / 17 #12;Weyl group on P6Seven points in P2 and the universal Kummer threefold Qingchun Ren UC Berkeley Joint work Sam, Gus Schrader and Bernd Sturmfels (Seven points in P2 and the universal Kummer threefoldSep 27
Torsion points of abelian varieties over padic Xavier Xarles \\Lambda
Xarles, Xavier
Torsion points of abelian varieties over padic fields Xavier Xarles \\Lambda Preliminary Version). This problem make sense since the number of torsion points of an abelian variety on such a field is finite reduction over local number field K, then the number of torsion points of any curve of the family can
SPATIAL POINT PROCESSES AND GRAPH BASED STATISTICAL FEATURES
Jyväskylä, University of
2010 2000 Mathematics Subject Classification. 60G55, 62-07, 62M30. ISSN 1457-9235 #12;SPATIAL POINT Classification. 60G55, 62-07, 62M30. 1 #12;Spatial point processes and graph based statistical features Tuomas library has been developed for the computation of the graph-based summaries. Keywords: Spatial point
Pixelcuts: Scalable Approximate Illumination from Many Point Lights
Keinan, Alon
Pixelcuts: Scalable Approximate Illumination from Many Point Lights Pramook Khungurn, Thatchaphol approximate low-frequency illumination from many point lights. Its running time is O(n+mk) where n is the number of pixels, m is the number of point lights, and k is a constant the user specifies. Our algorithm
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'~}33,~.,~:'1tlf;~' ' Apollo 14 LRRR Pointing Analysis
Rathbun, Julie A.
: ; ..~ '~}33,~.,~:'1tlf;~·' ' Apollo 14 LRRR Pointing Analysis NO. ATM-870 PAGI 1 RIV. NO. OP 12 DATI 15 May 1970 The results of the Pointing Analysis conducted for the Apollo 14 LRRR Experiment.yL'> Approved by: ~.. -,4:;;;,. #12;NO. ltiV. MO. IATM-870 PAGI 2 OP 12 Apollo 14 LRRR Pointing Analysis DATI 15
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Dual-domain point diffraction interferometer
Naulleau, Patrick P. (5239 Miles Ave., Apt. A, Oakland, CA 94618); Goldberg, Kenneth Alan (1195 Keeler Ave., Berkeley, CA 94708)
2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A hybrid spatial/temporal-domain point diffraction interferometer (referred to as the dual-domain PS/PDI) that is capable of suppressing the scattered-reference-light noise that hinders the conventional PS/PDI is provided. The dual-domain PS/PDI combines the separate noise-suppression capabilities of the widely-used phase-shifting and Fourier-transform fringe pattern analysis methods. The dual-domain PS/PDI relies on both a more restrictive implementation of the image plane PS/PDI mask and a new analysis method to be applied to the interferograms generated and recorded by the modified PS/PDI. The more restrictive PS/PDI mask guarantees the elimination of spatial-frequency crosstalk between the signal and the scattered-light noise arising from scattered-reference-light interfering with the test beam. The new dual-domain analysis method is then used to eliminate scattered-light noise arising from both the scattered-reference-light interfering with the test beam and the scattered-reference-light interfering with the "true" pinhole-diffracted reference light. The dual-domain analysis method has also been demonstrated to provide performance enhancement when using the non-optimized standard PS/PDI design. The dual-domain PS/PDI is essentially a three-tiered filtering system composed of lowpass spatial-filtering the test-beam electric field using the more restrictive PS/PDI mask, bandpass spatial-filtering the individual interferogram irradiance frames making up the phase-shifting series, and bandpass temporal-filtering the phase-shifting series as a whole.
Strike Point Control for the National Spherical Torus Experiment (NSTX)
Kolemen, E.; Gates, D. A.; Rowley, C. W.; Kasdin, N. J.; Kallman, J.; Gerhardt, S.; Soukhanovskii, V.; Mueller, D.
2010-07-09T23:59:59.000Z
This paper presents the first control algorithm for the inner and outer strike point position for a Spherical Torus (ST) fusion experiment and the performance analysis of the controller. A liquid lithium divertor (LLD) will be installed on NSTX which is believed to provide better pumping than lithium coatings on carbon PFCs. The shape of the plasma dictates the pumping rate of the lithium by channeling the plasma to LLD, where strike point location is the most important shape parameter. Simulations show that the density reduction depends on the proximity of strike point to LLD. Experiments were performed to study the dynamics of the strike point, design a new controller to change the location of the strike point to desired location and stabilize it. The most effective PF coils in changing inner and outer strike points were identified using equilibrium code. The PF coil inputs were changed in a step fashion between various set points and the step response of the strike point position was obtained. From the analysis of the step responses, PID controllers for the strike points were obtained and the controller was tuned experimentally for better performance. The strike controller was extended to include the outer-strike point on the inner plate to accommodate the desired low outer-strike points for the experiment with the aim of achieving "snowflake" divertor configuration in NSTX.
Using Rose and Compass for Authentication
White, G
2009-07-09T23:59:59.000Z
Many recent non-proliferation software projects include a software authentication component. In this context, 'authentication' is defined as determining that a software package performs only its intended purpose and performs that purpose correctly and reliably over many years. In addition to visual inspection by knowledgeable computer scientists, automated tools are needed to highlight suspicious code constructs both to aid the visual inspection and to guide program development. While many commercial tools are available for portions of the authentication task, they are proprietary, and have limited extensibility. An open-source, extensible tool can be customized to the unique needs of each project. ROSE is an LLNL-developed robust source-to-source analysis and optimization infrastructure currently addressing large, million-line DOE applications in C, C++, and FORTRAN. It continues to be extended to support the automated analysis of binaries (x86, ARM, and PowerPC). We continue to extend ROSE to address a number of security specific requirements and apply it to software authentication for non-proliferation projects. We will give an update on the status of our work.
Quantum dynamics of the avian compass
Zachary B. Walters
2014-09-19T23:59:59.000Z
The ability of migratory birds to orient relative to the Earth's magnetic field is believed to involve a coherent superposition of two spin states of a radical electron pair. However, the mechanism by which this coherence can be maintained in the face of strong interactions with the cellular environment has remained unclear. This Letter addresses the problem of decoherence between two electron spins due to hyperfine interaction with a bath of spin 1/2 nuclei. Dynamics of the radical pair density matrix are derived and shown to yield a simple mechanism for sensing magnetic field orientation. Rates of dephasing and decoherence are calculated ab initio and found to yield millisecond coherence times, consistent with behavioral experiments.
Measurements of Unpolarized Azimuthal Asymmetries at COMPASS
W. Käfer; for the COMPASS collaboration
2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z
Azimuthal Asymmetries in unpolarized SIDIS can be used to probe the transverse momentum of quarks inside the nucleon. Furthermore, they give access to the so-far unmeasured Boer-Mulders function. We report on the first measurement of azimuthal asymmetries of the SIDIS cross section from scattering of muons off a deuteron target.
The origins of the Carolinian sidereal compass
Halpern, Michael David
1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
of the Caroline Islanders is a conceptual tool that organizes navigational knowledge and permits long-distance voyaging and accurate landfalls without tne use of instrumentation. Remnants and hints of similar systems are reported all across the Pacific while... differences leading to deviation from a straight line. While interesting, the evidence does not permit any definitive conclusions pertinent to the study of non-instrumental navigation. Experiments designed to differentiate geographical knowledge derived...
Sensitive Chemical Compass Assisted by Quantum Criticality
C. Y. Cai; Qing Ai; H. T. Quan; C. P. Sun
2011-05-12T23:59:59.000Z
The radical-pair-based chemical reaction could be used by birds for the navigation via the geomagnetic direction. An inherent physical mechanism is that the quantum coherent transition from a singlet state to triplet states of the radical pair could response to the weak magnetic field and be sensitive to the direction of such a field and then results in different photopigments in the avian eyes to be sensed. Here, we propose a quantum bionic setup for the ultra-sensitive probe of a weak magnetic field based on the quantum phase transition of the environments of the two electrons in the radical pair. We prove that the yield of the chemical products via the recombination from the singlet state is determined by the Loschmidt echo of the environments with interacting nuclear spins. Thus quantum criticality of environments could enhance the sensitivity of the detection of the weak magnetic field.
Expansion schemes for gravitational clustering: computing two-point and three-point functions
P. Valageas
2008-10-24T23:59:59.000Z
We describe various expansion schemes that can be used to study gravitational clustering. Obtained from the equations of motion or their path-integral formulation, they provide several perturbative expansions that are organized in different fashion or involve different partial resummations. We focus on the two-point and three-point correlation functions, but these methods also apply to all higher-order correlation and response functions. We present the general formalism, which holds for the gravitational dynamics as well as for similar models, such as the Zeldovich dynamics, that obey similar hydrodynamical equations of motion with a quadratic nonlinearity. We give our explicit analytical results up to one-loop order for the simpler Zeldovich dynamics. For the gravitational dynamics, we compare our one-loop numerical results with numerical simulations. We check that the standard perturbation theory is recovered from the path integral by expanding over Feynman's diagrams. However, the latter expansion is organized in a different fashion and it contains some UV divergences that cancel out as we sum all diagrams of a given order. Resummation schemes modify the scaling of tree and one-loop diagrams, which exhibit the same scaling over the linear power spectrum (contrary to the standard expansion). However, they do not significantly improve over standard perturbation theory for the bispectrum, unless one uses accurate two-point functions (e.g. a fit to the nonlinear power spectrum from simulations). Extending the range of validity to smaller scales, to reach the range described by phenomenological models, seems to require at least two-loop diagrams.
Pointing control design for autonomous space vehicle applications
Young, K.D.
1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z
This paper addresses the design of pointing control systems for autonomous space vehicles. The function of the pointing control system is to keep distant orbiting objects within the field-of-view of an on-board optical sensor. We outline the development of novel nonlinear control algorithms which exploit the availability of on- board sensors. Simulation results comparing the performance of the different pointing control implementations are presented.
Analysis of Strategic Petroleum Reserve bubble point pressure data
Lott, S.E.
1996-05-01T23:59:59.000Z
Mathematical models are presented to predict the bubble pressure for 481 cavern oil samples withdrawn from the Bryan Mound, West Hackberry, Big Hill, and Bayou Choctaw Strategic Petroleum Reserve sites. The predicted bubble point pressure is compared to experimentally measured bubble point pressure to resolve potential sources of error introduced to the experimental analysis. In order to gain a higher level of confidence in the measurement of the bubble point pressure, a stochastic analysis of the data is recommended in the future.
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Bounded limit for the Monte Carlo point-flux-estimator
Grimesey, R.A.
1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In a Monte Carlo random walk the kernel K(R,E) is used as an expected value estimator at every collision for the collided flux phi/sub c/ r vector,E) at the detector point. A limiting value for the kernel is derived from a diffusion approximation for the probability current at a radius R/sub 1/ from the detector point. The variance of the collided flux at the detector point is thus bounded using this asymptotic form for K(R,E). The bounded point flux estimator is derived. (WHK)
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the air quality. Trade off between high purchase price of refrigerated air dryer versus energy savings should also be evaluated. 2. Operational issues such as set point of...
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2007-06-21T23:59:59.000Z
for generating all efficient extreme points and all efficient extreme rays of a multiple objective linear programming problem (V P). As an application we solve the ...
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A Note on KKT Points of Homogeneous Programs 1'
2005-07-11T23:59:59.000Z
A Note on KKT Points of Homogeneous Programs 1'. Y. B. Zhao 2 and D. Li 3. Abstract. Homogeneous programming is an important class of optimization ...
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agrees with superconformal symmetry and supports the conjecture formulated by Dolan, Osborn and Nirschl regarding the strongly coupled form of four point correlators of chiral...
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2014-07-19T23:59:59.000Z
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Results of benthic studies at Chalk Point. Interim report
Holland, A.F.; Hiegel, M.H.; Cargo, D.G.; Mountford, N.K.
1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report summarizes the results of annual cycle in the benthos of the Patuxent River and the effects of the Chalk Point Power Station on those benthos.
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2015-03-15T23:59:59.000Z
equilibrium include computer science, telecommunications, energy markets, and ...... such that we can find a point xk where a transition from xk?1 to xk on M is ...
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singularities, swallowtails and dirac points. an analysis for families of ...
2012-07-05T23:59:59.000Z
Jul 5, 2012 ... in graphene). Of particular interest are Dirac points in triply periodic materials, such as the Gyroid network: they can be viewed as mag-.
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it to tracking imagers and the science instrument, set up the oscillating secondary mirror, and aggregate pointings into relocatable nods and dithers. Gross, Michael A K; Moore,...
Numerical experiments with an interior-exterior point method for ...
2004-06-30T23:59:59.000Z
The latter converges due to the information car- ried by the vector of the Lagrange multipliers y. The interior point method, which has global convergence
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with the penumbral features. The bright points are not uniformly distributed over the umbra but preferentially located around the penumbral boundary and in the fast decaying...
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with the penumbral features. The bright points are not uniformly distributed over the umbra but preferentially located around the penumbral boundary and in the fast decaying...
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with the penumbral features. The bright points are not uniformly distributed over the umbra but preferentially located around the penumbral boundary and in the fast decaying...
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with the penumbral features. The bright points are not uniformly distributed over the umbra but preferentially located around the penumbral boundary and in the fast decaying...
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with the penumbral features. The bright points are not uniformly distributed over the umbra but preferentially located around the penumbral boundary and in the fast decaying...
Optimization Online - Active-set prediction for interior point methods ...
Coralia Cartis
2014-05-18T23:59:59.000Z
May 18, 2014 ... Abstract: We propose the use of controlled perturbations to address the challenging question of optimal active-set prediction for interior point ...
Existence and topological stability of Fermi points in multilayered graphene
Juan L. Mañes; Francisco Guinea; María A. H. Vozmediano
2007-04-23T23:59:59.000Z
We study the existence and topological stability of Fermi points in a graphene layer and stacks with many layers. We show that the discrete symmetries (spacetime inversion) stabilize the Fermi points in monolayer, bilayer and multilayer graphene with orthorhombic stacking. The bands near $k=0$ and $\\epsilon=0$ in multilayers with the Bernal stacking depend on the parity of the number of layers, and Fermi points are unstable when the number of layers is odd. The low energy changes in the electronic structure induced by commensurate perturbations which mix the two Dirac points are also investigated.
Information Geometry and Interior-Point Algorithms in SDP and ...
Satoshi Kakihara, Atsumi Ohara, Takashi Tsuchiya
2011-10-11T23:59:59.000Z
Sep 30, 2011 ... Page 1 ... Interplay between interior-point methods and differential geometry is an interesting topic studied by several authors. It was shown in ...
Blind subpixel Point Spread Function estimation from scaled image pairs
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
Blind subpixel Point Spread Function estimation from scaled image pairs Mauricio Delbracio§ Andr, causing aliasing effects. This work introduces a blind algorithm for the subpixel estimation of the point shows that the proposed algorithm reaches the accuracy levels of the best non- blind state
PROPERTIES OF RESIDUALS FOR SPATIAL POINT PROCESSES A. BADDELEY,
Baddeley, Adrian
PROPERTIES OF RESIDUALS FOR SPATIAL POINT PROCESSES A. BADDELEY, University of Western Australia J. MØLLER, University of Aalborg A.G. PAKES, University of Western Australia Abstract For any point process & Statistics M019, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Nedlands WA 6009, Australia Postal
Rapid location of mount points JONATHAN M. SMITH
ÂÂ ÂÂ Rapid location of mount points JONATHAN M. SMITH Computer Science Department, Columbia ``core'' is ``/u2/smith/core''. The current directory is a directoryÂvalued variable. It is an implied traversal; the root contains itself. This scheme is extensible across multiple media through mount points
Accelerating Pipelined Integer and Floating-Point Accumulations in Configurable
Martonosi, Margaret
Accelerating Pipelined Integer and Floating-Point Accumulations in Configurable Hardware addition until the end of a repeated calculation such as accumulation or dot- product; this effectively and floating- point designs that use our technique. Our pipelined integer multiply-accumulate (MAC) design
New block preconditioners for saddle point problems List of authors
Boyer, Edmond
New block preconditioners for saddle point problems List of authors: Michele Benzi 1 In this talk I will describe a class of block preconditioners for linear systems in saddle point form. The main focus with respect to problem parameters will be discussed, together with the effect of inexact solves. This is joint
Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Floating Point Matrix Multiplication on FPGAs
Prasanna, Viktor K.
Evaluating Energy Efficiency of Floating Point Matrix Multiplication on FPGAs Kiran Kumar Matam, prasanna}@usc.edu Abstract--Energy efficiency has emerged as one of the key performance metrics in scientific computing. In this work, we evaluate the energy efficiency of floating point matrix multipli
ATS 351, Spring 2010 Energy & Radiation 60 points
Rutledge, Steven
energy per wave? Why? Shorter wavelengths carry more energy per wave. Therefore, the sun's radiationATS 351, Spring 2010 Lab #2 Energy & Radiation 60 points Please show your work for calculations Question #1: Energy (11 points) Heat is a measure of the transfer of energy from a body with a higher
Torsion points of abelian varieties over p-adic fields
Xarles, Xavier
Torsion points of abelian varieties over p-adic fields of the field Qp of p-adic numbers). This problem make sense since the number of torsion points of an abelian the class of elliptic curves of good reduction over local number field K, then * *the number of torsion
CRITICAL POINTS OF THREEDIMENSIONAL BOOTSTRAP PERCOLATIONLIKE CELLULAR AUTOMATA
Chen, Rong-Rong
CRITICAL POINTS OF THREEDIMENSIONAL BOOTSTRAP PERCOLATIONLIKE CELLULAR AUTOMATA Rong-Rong Chen (University of Illinois) Abstract. This paper deals with the critical point of three-dimensional bootstrap of set A. Examples. (1) Bootstrap percolation. Take {0, · · · , 2d} and D = {A N : |A| }. In words
Quasi-free electron energy in near critical point helium
Findley, Gary L.
Quasi-free electron energy in near critical point helium Yevgeniy Lushtak a,b , Samantha B, Monroe, LA 71209 Abstract We present for the first time the quasi-free electron energy V0() in helium from low density to the density of the triple point liquid (gaseous helium/liquid helium I
Profile synchronization guide for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Hunt, Galen
Profile synchronization guide for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Microsoft Corporation Published describes how to plan and configure profile synchronization in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Also included is technical reference information about profile properties, data types, and permissions
Semantic Operators and Fixed-Point Theory in Logic Programming
Hitzler, Pascal
valuations to (sets of) valuations in the con- text of the semantics of logic programming lan- guages- junction with order theory, to establish methods by which one can #12;nd the #12;xed points of the op an operator F which maps valuations to (sets of) valuations and to consider its #12;xed points. The latter may
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein Mourtada
Bodin, Arnaud
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein Mourtada Abstract. We prove that for m N, m big enough, the number of irreducible compo- nents of the schemes of m-jets centered at a point on the minimal reso- lution of the singularity. We also relate some irreducible components of the jet schemes
AN INTERIOR-POINT METHOD FOR NONLINEAR OPTIMIZATION ...
2014-10-23T23:59:59.000Z
as possible from the algorithmic building blocks of standard interior-point ... the computation of the maximum step length and the usage of problem-tailored ..... the algorithm avoids to cross over points at which some problem data fails ...... This compression process requires energy that is taken from the gas of the network.
The Tradeoff between Spatial Jitter and Latency in Pointing Tasks
Stürzlinger, Wolfgang
The Tradeoff between Spatial Jitter and Latency in Pointing Tasks Andriy Pavlovych Wolfgang and investigate the effects of input device latency and spatial jitter on 2D pointing speed and accuracy. First, we characterize the latency and jitter of several common input devices. Then we present an experiment
Local prediction of turning points of oscillating time series
D. Kugiumtzis
2008-08-06T23:59:59.000Z
For oscillating time series, the prediction is often focused on the turning points. In order to predict the turning point magnitudes and times it is proposed to form the state space reconstruction only from the turning points and modify the local (nearest neighbor) model accordingly. The model on turning points gives optimal prediction at a lower dimensional state space than the optimal local model applied directly on the oscillating time series and is thus computationally more efficient. Monte Carlo simulations on different oscillating nonlinear systems showed that it gives better predictions of turning points and this is confirmed also for the time series of annual sunspots and total stress in a plastic deformation experiment.
In-situ measurement of skin friction and point bearing
Rehmet, Joseph Don
1970-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
I M ? S IT U ME~c S UBEME6'T OF SKIN FRICTION PHD POINT BEARIiiG A Thesis JOS'- P':i QOij' REAMS T Suhmitted to th Gradua. e Colloa of Texas ASM Univer "it@ ln oar i! al f ul fl11ment of the requi ri ment for tha ~loc ~ ec of NP STE!3...-Situ Measurement of Skin Friction and Point Bearing (January 1970) Joseph D . Rehmet, B. S . , Texas A&M University Supervised by: Dr. Harry M. Coyle Field tests are made using several in-situ testing devices and limiting values of skin friction and point...
A Behavioral Analysis of Clovis Point Morphology Using Geometric Morphometrics
Smith, Heather Lynn
2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z
variability in 123 fluted projectile points from 23 archaeological sites in North America which met criteria meant to control for security of context in the archaeological record. Principle components describing the shape-variability inherent in this data...
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sky observatory's largest telescope is the versatile ARC 3.5-m, which Telescope, Dan LongAPO APOLLO and 3.5-m Observations One synoptic study is the APOLLO (Apache PointApache...
City of High Point Electric- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
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The City of High Point offers the Hometown Green Program to help customers reduce energy use. Under this program, rebates are available for newly constructed energy efficient homes, heat pumps, and...
Experimental bond critical point and local energy density properties...
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Mn-O, Fe-O and Co-O bonded interactions for Abstract: Bond critical point, bcp, and local energy density properties for the electron density, ED, distributions, calculated with...
The Gravitational Energy of a Point Mass is Finite
L. V. Verozub
1996-06-10T23:59:59.000Z
We argue that our equation of gravitation ( Phys.Lett. A 156 (1991) 404 ) lead in pseudo-Euclidean space-time to the finite energy of the gravitational field of a point mass.
Midwest Quantitative Biology Conference Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, Michigan
Midwest Quantitative Biology Conference Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island, Michigan September Exchange Method for the Free Energy of Conformational Fluctuations Michigan State University 3:05-3:30 Role
Strongly coupled plasmas and the QCD critical point
Athanasiou, Christiana
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In this thesis, we begin by studying selected fluctuation observables in order to locate the QCD critical point in heavy-ion collision experiments. In particular, we look at the non-monotonic behavior as a function of the ...
Development of a nine spatial point, multipulse Thomson scattering diagnostic
Glass, F.; Deng, B. H.; Garate, E.; Gornostaeva, O.; Schroeder, J. [Tri Alpha Energy, Inc., Rancho Santa Margarita, California 92688 (United States)
2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z
A Thomson scattering diagnostic has been developed for the C-2 field-reversed configuration device. Based on a multipulse ruby laser, the system measures the electron temperature at nine spatial points. These points are chosen from 22 selectable positions covering r{approx_equal}1-41 cm. Twin collection lenses couple the scattered photons to nine optical fiber pairs. Extra fiber lengths delay the signals from different spatial points relative to each other, allowing up to three points to be analyzed by a single polychromator. The polychromator, using compact photomultipliers as detectors, has six spectral channels covering the range of 685-725 nm and is able to estimate electron temperatures of {approx_equal}10-200 eV. The photomultiplier output signals are recorded by digital storage oscilloscopes integrated with the main MDSplus database, with temperature and error estimates generated automatically at the conclusion of each plasma discharge.
An inexact interior point method for L1-regularized sparse ...
2010-11-06T23:59:59.000Z
There are many available statistical approaches, including the well .... away from interior-point methods to algorithms based on classical methods for convex ... of the proposed IIPM method for solving (6) rather than the theoretical efficiency.
EIS-0349: Cherry Point Co-generation Project
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This EIS analyzes DOE's decision to support BP West Coast Products, LLC proposal to construct and operate a 720-megawatt, natural-gas-fired, combined-cycle cogeneration facility on land adjacent to its BP Cherry Point Refinery.
Fast Change Point Detection for Electricity Market Analysis
UC Berkeley; Gu, William; Choi, Jaesik; Gu, Ming; Simon, Horst; Wu, Kesheng
2013-08-25T23:59:59.000Z
Electricity is a vital part of our daily life; therefore it is important to avoid irregularities such as the California Electricity Crisis of 2000 and 2001. In this work, we seek to predict anomalies using advanced machine learning algorithms. These algorithms are effective, but computationally expensive, especially if we plan to apply them on hourly electricity market data covering a number of years. To address this challenge, we significantly accelerate the computation of the Gaussian Process (GP) for time series data. In the context of a Change Point Detection (CPD) algorithm, we reduce its computational complexity from O($n^{5}$) to O($n^{2}$). Our efficient algorithm makes it possible to compute the Change Points using the hourly price data from the California Electricity Crisis. By comparing the detected Change Points with known events, we show that the Change Point Detection algorithm is indeed effective in detecting signals preceding major events.
Bleb Point: Mimicker of Pneumothorax in Bullous Lung Disease
Gelabert, Christopher; Nelson, Mathew
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
G, Biderman P, et al. “The lung point”: an REFERENCESof cystic and bullous lung disease. Chest Surg Clin N Am.S, Kaiser LR. Giant bullous lung disease: chest radiography
2011 Radioactive Materials Usage Survey for Unmonitored Point Sources
Sturgeon, Richard W. [Los Alamos National Laboratory
2012-06-27T23:59:59.000Z
This report provides the results of the 2011 Radioactive Materials Usage Survey for Unmonitored Point Sources (RMUS), which was updated by the Environmental Protection (ENV) Division's Environmental Stewardship (ES) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). ES classifies LANL emission sources into one of four Tiers, based on the potential effective dose equivalent (PEDE) calculated for each point source. Detailed descriptions of these tiers are provided in Section 3. The usage survey is conducted annually; in odd-numbered years the survey addresses all monitored and unmonitored point sources and in even-numbered years it addresses all Tier III and various selected other sources. This graded approach was designed to ensure that the appropriate emphasis is placed on point sources that have higher potential emissions to the environment. For calendar year (CY) 2011, ES has divided the usage survey into two distinct reports, one covering the monitored point sources (to be completed later this year) and this report covering all unmonitored point sources. This usage survey includes the following release points: (1) all unmonitored sources identified in the 2010 usage survey, (2) any new release points identified through the new project review (NPR) process, and (3) other release points as designated by the Rad-NESHAP Team Leader. Data for all unmonitored point sources at LANL is stored in the survey files at ES. LANL uses this survey data to help demonstrate compliance with Clean Air Act radioactive air emissions regulations (40 CFR 61, Subpart H). The remainder of this introduction provides a brief description of the information contained in each section. Section 2 of this report describes the methods that were employed for gathering usage survey data and for calculating usage, emissions, and dose for these point sources. It also references the appropriate ES procedures for further information. Section 3 describes the RMUS and explains how the survey results are organized. The RMUS Interview Form with the attached RMUS Process Form(s) provides the radioactive materials survey data by technical area (TA) and building number. The survey data for each release point includes information such as: exhaust stack identification number, room number, radioactive material source type (i.e., potential source or future potential source of air emissions), radionuclide, usage (in curies) and usage basis, physical state (gas, liquid, particulate, solid, or custom), release fraction (from Appendix D to 40 CFR 61, Subpart H), and process descriptions. In addition, the interview form also calculates emissions (in curies), lists mrem/Ci factors, calculates PEDEs, and states the location of the critical receptor for that release point. [The critical receptor is the maximum exposed off-site member of the public, specific to each individual facility.] Each of these data fields is described in this section. The Tier classification of release points, which was first introduced with the 1999 usage survey, is also described in detail in this section. Section 4 includes a brief discussion of the dose estimate methodology, and includes a discussion of several release points of particular interest in the CY 2011 usage survey report. It also includes a table of the calculated PEDEs for each release point at its critical receptor. Section 5 describes ES's approach to Quality Assurance (QA) for the usage survey. Satisfactory completion of the survey requires that team members responsible for Rad-NESHAP (National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants) compliance accurately collect and process several types of information, including radioactive materials usage data, process information, and supporting information. They must also perform and document the QA reviews outlined in Section 5.2.6 (Process Verification and Peer Review) of ES-RN, 'Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Rad-NESHAP Compliance Project' to verify that all information is complete and correct.
Active-set prediction for interior point methods
Yan, Yiming
2015-07-01T23:59:59.000Z
This research studies how to efficiently predict optimal active constraints of an inequality constrained optimization problem, in the context of Interior Point Methods (IPMs). We propose a framework based on shifting/perturbing ...
CenterPoint Energy (Gas)- Commercial Efficiency Rebates (Oklahoma)
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To encourage customers to install high-efficiency natural gas equipment in their homes and businesses, CenterPoint Energy offers new construction and retrofit residential and commercial customers...
CenterPoint Energy (Gas)- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
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CenterPoint Energy offers rebates on a variety of energy efficient equipment to its business customers in Minnesota. This includes boilers, furnaces, tune-ups, system controls, infrared heaters,...
CenterPoint Energy (Gas)- Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
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CenterPoint Energy offers residential high-efficiency heating system and water heater rebates to Minnesota customers. These systems can greatly enhance savings and performance in residences which...
Two-Dimensional Almost-Riemannian Structures with Tangency Points
Boyer, Edmond
. Moreover, we present a GaussBonnet formula for almost-Riemannian structures with tangency points. 1)) = ((x, y), (a, bx)) and ·, · the canonical Euclidean structure on R2. The model was originally in
CenterPoint Energy- SCORE and CitySmart Program
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The SCORE Program is a market transformation program offered to K-12 school districts and higher education customers in the CenterPoint Energy, Inc. electric distribution service territory. The...
Mouse Pointing Endpoint Prediction Using Kinematic Template Matching
Wobbrock, Jacob O.
Mouse Pointing Endpoint Prediction Using Kinematic Template Matching Phillip T. Pasqual and Jacob O and that copies bear this notice and the full citation on the first page. Copyrights for components of this work
A Naturally Arising Self-Correcting Point Process
Frederic Schoenberg
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
a result on thinned point processes. Ann. Probab. 4, 89-90.parameters of a counting process. Proc. 45th Session Int.sities for sampled counting processes. J. Royal Stat. Soc. B
CenterPoint The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter
Hemmers, Oliver
CenterPoint March 2010 The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter ONLINE ARTICLES and outreach and the executive director for The Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (The Center
CenterPoint The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter
Hemmers, Oliver
CenterPoint April 2011 The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter ONLINE ARTICLES's Center for Academic Enrichment and Outreach (The Center) and funded by competitive grants from the U
On the Solutions of Einstein Equations with Massive Point Source
P. P. Fiziev
2004-12-30T23:59:59.000Z
We show that Einstein equations are compatible with the presence of massive point particles and find corresponding two parameter family of their solutions which depends on the bare mechanical mass $M_0>0$ and the Keplerian mass $M
Method of making a non-lead hollow point bullet
Vaughn, Norman L.; Lowden, Richard A.
2003-10-07T23:59:59.000Z
The method of making a non-lead hollow point bullet has the steps of a) compressing an unsintered powdered metal composite core into a jacket, b) punching a hollow cavity tip portion into the core, c) seating an insert, the insert having a hollow point tip and a tail protrusion, on top of the core such that the tail protrusion couples with the hollow cavity tip portion, and d) swaging the open tip of the jacket.
Radar antenna pointing for optimized signal to noise ratio.
Doerry, Armin Walter; Marquette, Brandeis [General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., San Diego, CA
2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
The Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) of a radar echo signal will vary across a range swath, due to spherical wavefront spreading, atmospheric attenuation, and antenna beam illumination. The antenna beam illumination will depend on antenna pointing. Calculations of geometry are complicated by the curved earth, and atmospheric refraction. This report investigates optimizing antenna pointing to maximize the minimum SNR across the range swath.
Analysis, control and applications of neutral point clamped PWM inverters
Jakkli, Ranjit V
1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
ANALYSIS, CONTROL AND APPLICATIONS OF NEUTRAL POINT CLAMPED PWM INVERTERS A Thesis by RA%i'JIT V. JAKKLI Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER... OF SCIENCE August 1991 Major Subject: Electrical Engineering ANALYSIS, CONTROL AND APPLICATIONS OF NEUTRAL POINT CLAMPED PWM INVERTERS A Thesis by RANJIT V. JAKKLI Approved as to style and content by: P. Enjeti (Chair of Committee) M. Ehsani...
Complex saddle points in QCD at finite temperature and density
Hiromichi Nishimura; Michael C. Ogilvie; Kamal Pangeni
2014-08-12T23:59:59.000Z
The sign problem in QCD at finite temperature and density leads naturally to the consideration of complex saddle points of the action or effective action. The global symmetry $\\mathcal{CK}$ of the finite-density action, where $\\mathcal{C}$ is charge conjugation and $\\mathcal{K}$ is complex conjugation, constrains the eigenvalues of the Polyakov loop operator $P$ at a saddle point in such a way that the action is real at a saddle point, and net color charge is zero. The values of $Tr_{F}P$ and $Tr_{F}P^{\\dagger}$ at the saddle point, are real but not identical, indicating the different free energy cost associated with inserting a heavy quark versus an antiquark into the system. At such complex saddle points, the mass matrix associated with Polyakov loops may have complex eigenvalues, reflecting oscillatory behavior in color-charge densities. We illustrate these properties with a simple model which includes the one-loop contribution of gluons and massless quarks moving in a constant Polyakov loop background. Confinement-deconfinement effects are modeled phenomenologically via an added potential term depending on the Polyakov loop eigenvalues. For sufficiently large $T$ and $\\mu$, the results obtained reduce to those of perturbation theory at the complex saddle point. These results may be experimentally relevant for the CBM experiment at FAIR.
Stray thermal influences in zinc fixed-point cells
Rudtsch, S.; Aulich, A.; Monte, C. [Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin (Germany)] [Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), Abbestr. 2-12, 10587 Berlin (Germany)
2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z
The influence of thermal effects is a major uncertainty contribution to the calibration of Standard Platinum Resistance Thermometers (SPRTs) in fixed-point cells. Axial heat losses strongly depend on the fixed-point temperature, constructional details of cells and SPRTs and the resulting heat transfer between cell, thermometer, furnace and environment. At the zinc point contributions by heat conduction and thermal radiation must be considered. Although the measurement of temperature gradients in the re-entrant well of a fixed-point cell provides very important information about the influence of axial heat losses, further investigations are required for a reliable estimate of the resulting uncertainty contribution. It is shown that specific modifications of a zinc fixed-point cell, following generally accepted principles, may result in systematic deviations of the measured fixed-point temperatures larger than typically stated in the uncertainty budget of National Metrology Institutes (NMIs). The underlying heat transport processes are investigated and the consequences for the construction of zinc cells are discussed.
Cove Point: A step back into the LNG business
Katz, M.G.
1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z
In 1978, ships began unloading LNG from Algeria at Cove Point`s berthing facilities 1.25 miles offshore. An underwater pipeline transported the LNG to land, where it was stored in the terminal`s four 140-foot-high cryogenic storage tanks. When the LNG was needed, the terminals 10 vaporizers converted it back to gas for send out via an 87-mile-long, 36-inch-diameter pipeline linking the terminal with interstate pipelines of CNG Transmission Corp. and Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. in Loudon County, Va. But Cove Point handled only about 80 shiploads of LNG before shutting down in December 1980, after a dispute about gas prices between US customers and Algeria. The plant sat dormant until the natural gas industry`s deregulation under Order 636. Deregulation resulted in major pipelines abandoning their sales service, and gas distributors and large customers found it was now their obligation to ensure that they had adequate gas supplies during winter peak-demand periods. Enter Cove Point`s peaking capabilities. They had to add the liquefaction unit and recommission other parts of the plant, but the timing was right. Cove Point`s new liquefaction unit is liquefying about 15 million cubic feet (MMcf) of LNG per day of domestic gas. It chills the gas to {minus}260 degrees Fahrenheit to turn it into a liquid for injection and storage in one of the facility`s double-walled insulated tanks. During its initial injection season, which ends Dec. 15, Cove Point is expected to produce enough LNG to almost fill one tank, which can store up to 1.25 billion cubic feet (Bcf). Were the gas not intended for peak-shaving purposes, it would be enough to supply 14,000 homes for a year. As it is, most of the gas will be returned as pipeline gas, during next January and February`s expected cold snaps, to the utilities and users who supplied it. Cove Point`s initial daily sendout capacity is about 400 MMcf.
Please note that there is an ANU maximum of five academic bonus points per student. This includes Academic bonus points from The National Access Scheme and the College Bonus Point Scheme. cecs Admissions Scheme (CECS - SAS) cecs.anu.edu.au/future_students/sas Degree Bonus points Results
MHD Wave Propagation in the Neighbourhood of Two Null Points
J. A. McLaughlin; A. W. Hood
2007-12-11T23:59:59.000Z
The nature of fast magnetoacoustic and Alfv\\'en waves is investigated in a zero $\\beta$ plasma in the neighbourhood of a pair of two-dimensional null points. This gives an indication of wave propagation in the low $\\beta$ solar corona, for a more complicated magnetic configuration than that looked at by McLaughlin & Hood (2004). It is found that the fast wave is attracted to the null points and that the front of the wave slows down as it approaches the null point pair, with the wave splitting and part of the wave accumulating at one null and the rest at the other. Current density will then accumulate at these points and ohmic dissipation will then extract the energy in the wave at these points. This suggests locations where wave heating will occur in the corona. The Alfv\\'en wave behaves in a different manner in that the wave accumulates along the separatrices. Hence, the current density will accumulate at this part of the topology and this is where wave heating will occur. However, the phenomenon of wave accumulation at a specific place is a feature of both wave types, and illustrates the importance of studying the topology of the corona when considering MHD wave propagation.
Methods for point source analysis in high energy neutrino telescopes
Jim Braun; Jon Dumm; Francesco De Palma; Chad Finley; Albrecht Karle; Teresa Montaruli
2008-01-10T23:59:59.000Z
Neutrino telescopes are moving steadily toward the goal of detecting astrophysical neutrinos from the most powerful galactic and extragalactic sources. Here we describe analysis methods to search for high energy point-like neutrino sources using detectors deep in the ice or sea. We simulate an ideal cubic kilometer detector based on real world performance of existing detectors such as AMANDA, IceCube, and ANTARES. An unbinned likelihood ratio method is applied, making use of the point spread function and energy distribution of simulated neutrino signal events to separate them from the background of atmospheric neutrinos produced by cosmic ray showers. The unbinned point source analyses are shown to perform better than binned searches and, depending on the source spectral index, the use of energy information is shown to improve discovery potential by almost a factor of two.
Engineering to Control Noise, Loading, and Optimal Operating Points
Mitchell R. Swartz
2000-11-12T23:59:59.000Z
Successful engineering of low-energy nuclear systems requires control of noise, loading, and optimum operating point (OOP) manifolds. The latter result from the biphasic system response of low-energy nuclear reaction (LENR)/cold fusion systems, and their ash production rate, to input electrical power. Knowledge of the optimal operating point manifold can improve the reproducibility and efficacy of these systems in several ways. Improved control of noise, loading, and peak production rates is available through the study, and use, of OOP manifolds. Engineering of systems toward the OOP-manifold drive-point peak may, with inclusion of geometric factors, permit more accurate uniform determinations of the calibrated activity of these materials/systems.
Measurement of thermodynamic temperature of high temperature fixed points
Gavrilov, V. R.; Khlevnoy, B. B.; Otryaskin, D. A.; Grigorieva, I. A.; Samoylov, M. L.; Sapritsky, V. I. [All-Russian Research Institute for Optical and Physical Measurements (VNIIOFI), 46 Ozernaya St., Moscow 119361 (Russian Federation)] [All-Russian Research Institute for Optical and Physical Measurements (VNIIOFI), 46 Ozernaya St., Moscow 119361 (Russian Federation)
2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z
The paper is devoted to VNIIOFI's measurements of thermodynamic temperature of the high temperature fixed points Co-C, Pt-C and Re-C within the scope of the international project coordinated by the Consultative Committee for Thermometry working group 5 'Radiation Thermometry'. The melting temperatures of the fixed points were measured by a radiance mode radiation thermometer calibrated against a filter radiometer with known irradiance spectral responsivity via a high temperature black body. This paper describes the facility used for the measurements, the results and estimated uncertainties.
Black Holes and Universality Classes of Critical Points
Kovtun, Pavel; Ritz, Adam [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8P 5C2 (Canada)
2008-05-02T23:59:59.000Z
We argue that there exists an infinite class of conformal field theories in diverse dimensions having a universal ratio of the central charge c to the normalized entropy density c-tilde. The universality class includes all conformal theories which possess a classical gravity dual according to the AdS/CFT correspondence. From the practical point of view, the universality of c/c-tilde provides an explicit test which can be applied to determine whether a given critical point may admit a dual description in terms of classical gravity.
q-Deformed Boson Oscillators and Zero Point Energy
P. Narayana Swamy
1999-09-22T23:59:59.000Z
Just as for the ordinary quantum harmonic oscillators, we expect the zero-point energy to play a crucial role in the correct high temperature behavior. We accordingly reformulate the theory of the statistical distribution function for the q-deformed boson oscillators and develop an approximate theory incorporating the zero-point energy. We are then able to demonstrate that for small deformations, the theory reproduces the correct limits both for very high temperatures and for very low temperatures. The deformed theory thus reduces to the undeformed theory in these extreme cases.
FACEBOOK GAMES: THE POINT WHERE TRIBES AND CASUAL GAMES MEET
Paris-Sud XI, Université de
FACEBOOK GAMES: THE POINT WHERE TRIBES AND CASUAL GAMES MEET Di Loreto Ines Università degli Studi in Facebook. Our assumption is that the success of games in the Facebook context is linked to the blending and will then describe some practical examples from the Facebook context. KEYWORDS Social games, casual games, tribes
Distributed Point Objects: A new concept for parallel nite elements
Wieners, Christian
Distributed Point Objects: A new concept for parallel #12;nite elements applied to a geomechanical problem ( for a special issue on \\Numerical Modeling in Geomechanics and Geodynamics" of the Elsevier. Mech. 29 (2002) 75-87), where the geomechanical model, the interface of the #12;nite element code
Fermi point in graphene as a monopole in momentum space
M . A. Zubkov
2011-12-15T23:59:59.000Z
We consider the effective field theory of graphene monolayer with the Coulomb interaction between fermions taken into account. The gauge field in momentum space is introduced. The position of the Fermi point coincides with the position of the corresponding monopole. The procedure of extracting such monopoles during lattice simulations is suggested.
A New Unblocking Technique to Warmstart Interior Point Methods ...
2006-12-19T23:59:59.000Z
Dec 19, 2006 ... This analysis is used in a new technique to warmstart ... Because of their weakness in warmstarting, IPMs have not made as big an impact in these areas. Over the years ...... investment strategy in a selection of assets over time. ... point method, European Journal of Operational Research, 85 (1995), pp.
Behavioral Clustering for Point Processes Christian Braune1
Borgelt, Christian
Behavioral Clustering for Point Processes Christian Braune1 , Christian Borgelt2 , and Rudolf Kruse European Centre for Soft Computing Calle Gonzalo GutiÂ´errez QuirÂ´os s/n, E-33600 Mieres (Asturias), Spain christian.braune@ovgu.de, christian@borgelt.net, kruse@iws.cs.uni-magdeburg.de Abstract. Groups of (parallel
TWIN BUILDING LATTICES DO NOT HAVE ASYMPTOTIC CUT-POINTS
Caprace, Pierre-Emmanuel
TWIN BUILDING LATTICES DO NOT HAVE ASYMPTOTIC CUT-POINTS PIERRE-EMMANUEL CAPRACE*, FRANÃ?OIS DAHMANI**, AND VINCENT GUIRARDEL** Abstract. We show that twin building lattices have linear divergence, which implies of asymptotic cones of twin building lattices. Theorem 1. The asymptotic cones of a twin building lattice do
Fast Multipole Representation of Diffusion Curves and Points Timothy Sun
Grinspun, Eitan
Fast Multipole Representation of Diffusion Curves and Points Timothy Sun Papoj Thamjaroenporn performed on the fast multipole representation. Abstract We propose a new algorithm for random-access evaluation of diffu- sion curve images (DCIs) using the fast multipole method. Unlike all previous methods
Authentication Control Point and Its Implications For Secure Processor Design
Lee, Hsien-Hsin "Sean"
Authentication Control Point and Its Implications For Secure Processor Design Weidong Shi Hsien. Despite a number of secure processor designs have been proposed, the delicate relationship between privacy and integrity protection in the context of modern out-of-order processor design is not well understood
Breakdown points of Cauchy regression-scale estimators Ivan Mizera
Mizera, Ivan
@stat.ualberta.ca. This work was supported in part by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. 2 of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G1, Canada. Email: mizeraBreakdown points of Cauchy regression-scale estimators Ivan Mizera University of Alberta1
Progress and prospects for an FI relevant point design
Key, M; Amendt, P; Bellei, C; Clark, D; Cohen, B; Divol, L; Ho, D; Kemp, A; Larson, D; Marinak, M; Patel, P; Shay, H; Strozzi, D; Tabak, M
2011-11-02T23:59:59.000Z
The physics issues involved in scaling from sub ignition to high gain fast ignition are discussed. Successful point designs must collimate the electrons and minimize the stand off distance to avoid multi mega-joule ignition energies. Collimating B field configurations are identified and some initial designs are explored.
Gabor-based Feature Point Tracking with Automatically Learned Constraints
WÃ¼rtz, Rolf P.
. WÂ¨urtz2 , and Christoph von der Malsburg2,3 1 SIEMENS AG, CT SE 1, Otto-Hahn-Ring 6, D-81730 MÂ¨unchen jan.wieghardt@mchp.siemens.de 2 Institut fÂ¨ur Neuroinformatik, Ruhr-UniversitÂ¨at Bochum, D-44780 explicit user interaction. To this end typical transformations of point groups are learned from noisy
Wavelet Frame Based Surface Reconstruction from Unorganized Points
Zakharov, Vladimir
Wavelet Frame Based Surface Reconstruction from Unorganized Points Bin Donga, , Zuowei Shenb, 119076. Abstract Applications of wavelet frames to image restoration problems (e.g. image deblurring smooth functions like images (see e.g. [13, 14, 8]). However, wavelet frames have not yet been used
Raman scattering through a quantum-critical point
Freericks, Jim
frequency spectral weight with underdoping. J. G. Naeini et al., PRB 1999 J. K. Freericks, Georgetown, with an isosbestic point at about 2100 cm-1. #12;Experimental data for Kondo insulators · Nyhus et al, PRB 95 Raman been described by Devereaux and Kampf (PRB, 1999). · But no theory exists that can connect these two
Warmstarting the Homogeneous and Self-Dual Interior Point Method ...
2012-03-29T23:59:59.000Z
negligible computational cost. This is a ... Department of Management Science and Engineering ... A problem often incurred, however, is a relatively costly .... generating the hsd-model is by construction a feasible point for the problem, so ...... Here, ¯r denotes the mean of observed historical realizations of r and R is the
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA
Favre, Charles - Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu, Université Paris 7
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA April 9, 2013 Abstract We prove that for m N, m big enough, the number of irreducible components of the schemes of m-jets centered of the jet schemes of an E6 singularity to its "minimal" embedded resolutions of singularities. 1
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA
Jet schemes of rational double point singularities Hussein MOURTADA September 30, 2012 Abstract We prove that for m N, m big enough, the number of irreducble components of the schemes of m-jets centered of the jet schemes of an E6 singularity to its "minimal" embedded resolutions of singularities. 1
CenterPoint The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter
Hemmers, Oliver
CenterPoint July 2010 The Center for Academic Enrichment & Outreach Newsletter ONLINE ARTICLES Students' Encountered While in Washington D.C. By Dr. Emmanuel Ayim, Upward Bound Academic Counselor #12 disadvantaged backgrounds and have demonstrated strong academic potential. Program staff members work closely
An Exodus II specification for handling gauss points.
Thompson, David C.; Jortner, Jeffrey N.; Pebay, Philippe Pierre
2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z
This report specifies the way in which Gauss points shall be named and ordered when storing them in an EXODUS II file so that they may be properly interpreted by visualization tools. This naming convention covers hexahedra and tetrahedra. Future revisions of this document will cover quadrilaterals, triangles, and shell elements.
Type-Based Termination, Inflationary Fixed-Points, and
Abel, Andreas
Type-Based Termination, Inflationary Fixed-Points, and Mixed Inductive-Coinductive Types Andreas Science (FICS 2012) ETAPS 2012, Tallinn, Estonia 24 March 2012 Andreas Abel (LMU) Type-Based Termination AIM XV 1 / 1 #12;Introduction Aspects of Termination What the talk is about: foundational approach
The 290 fixed-point sublattices of the Leech lattice
Gerald Hoehn; Geoffrey Mason
2015-05-24T23:59:59.000Z
We determine the orbits of fixed-point sublattices of the Leech lattice with respect to the action of the Conway group Co_0. There are 290 such orbits. Detailed information about these lattices, the corresponding coinvariant lattices, and the stabilizing subgroups, is tabulated in several tables.
The 290 fixed-point sublattices of the Leech lattice
Hoehn, Gerald
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We determine the orbits of fixed-point sublattices of the Leech lattice with respect to the action of the Conway group Co_0. There are 290 such orbits. Detailed information about these lattices, the corresponding coinvariant lattices, and the stabilizing subgroups, is tabulated in several tables.
Florida Democrats point fingers at Gov. Scott, GOP lawmakers
Belogay, Eugene A.
Florida Democrats point fingers at Gov. Scott, GOP lawmakers By GEORGE BENNETT Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Updated: 4:56 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 Posted: 4:37 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 from Democrats about Rick Scott, George W. Bush and the tea party next year. At the Florida Democratic
Location of Mobile Terminals using Time Measurements and Survey Points
Plataniotis, Konstantinos N.
Location of Mobile Terminals using Time Measurements and Survey Points M. McGuire ,K.N. Plataniotis is the Time Difference of Arrival (TDoA)method where the location of the mobile terminal is estimated using research communityon technologiesthat can estimatethe loca- tion of mobile terminals. Mobile terminal
Singularities, swallowtails and Dirac points. An analysis for families ...
Ralph M. Kaufmann
2012-08-23T23:59:59.000Z
Aug 11, 2012 ... In this sense they give the energy bands of a one-electron system. ... Thus it can be hoped that the Dirac points of the Gyroid will give rise to important new material ..... In low dimensions this is also a great visualization tool.
Global Warming 20 Years Later: Tipping Points Near
Hansen, James E.
Global Warming 20 Years Later: Tipping Points Near Jim Hansen 23 June 2008 National Press Club, and House Select Committee on Energy Independence & Global Warming Washington, DC #12;1988 Testimony Has Big Effects Did Not Emphasize That Global Warming Enhances Both Extremes of Water Cycle - More
Passive dynamic walking with knees : a point foot model
Hsu Chen, Vanessa F. (Vanessa Fang)
2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In this thesis, a hybrid model for a passive 2D walker with knees and point feet is presented. The step cycle of the model has two phases of continuous dynamics: one with an unlocked knee configuration and a second one ...
Two-Dimensional Almost-Riemannian Structures with Tangency Points
Agrachev, Andrei
. Moreover, we present a GaussBonnet formula for almost-Riemannian structures with tangency points. 1-Riemannian structure on M = R2 with E = R2 × R2, f((x, y), (a, b)) = ((x, y), (a, bx)) and ·, · the canonical Euclidean
Saddle point formulation for a cartoon-texture decomposition
Soatto, Stefano
Saddle point formulation for a cartoon-texture decomposition Stefan Kindermann , Stanley Osher Abstract We consider the image-decomposition into a cartoon and texture part proposed by Yves Meyer. We we consider the generalization of the ROF-functional proposed by Y. Meyer [14]. The idea is to obtain
Nonparametric Methods for Point Processes and Geostatistical Data
Kolodziej, Elizabeth Young
2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z
and beyond. To God be the glory! vi TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER Page I INTRODUCTION : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : : 1 A. Spatio-temporal Processes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 B. Spatial Point Processes... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 E. Parameter Estimation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 1. Parameter Estimation: Logistic Model . . . . . . . . . 22 2. Parameter Estimation: Poisson Model . . . . . . . . . 23 F. Variance Estimation...
Point of zero charge determination in soils and minerals via traditional methods and detection
Ma, Lena
-specific ion adsorption as a function of pH and I (point of zero net charge), and (3) electroacoustic mobility Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved. Keywords: Point of zero charge; Point of zero net charge; Point, or positive, or no charge. The pH where the net total particle charge is zero is called the point of zero
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Experimental Vibrational Zero-Point Energies: Diatomic Molecules Karl K. Irikuraa...
Magee, Joseph W.
Experimental Vibrational Zero-Point Energies: Diatomic Molecules Karl K. Irikuraa... Physical online 18 April 2007 Vibrational zero-point energies ZPEs , as determined from published spectroscopic: molecular energetics; uncertainty; vibrational spectroscopy; zero-point energy. CONTENTS 1. Introduction
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Model reduction for active control design using multiple-point Arnoldi methods
Lassaux, G.
A multiple-point Arnoldi method is derived for model reduction of computational fluid dynamic systems. By choosing the number of frequency interpolation points and the number of Arnoldi vectors at each frequency point, the ...
Relevance of complex branch points for partial wave analysis
Ceci, S.; Svarc, A. [Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, HR-10000 Zagreb (Croatia); Doering, M. [HISKP (Theorie), Universitaet Bonn, Nussallee 14-16, D-53115 Bonn (Germany); Hanhart, C.; Krewald, S. [Institut fuer Kernphysik and Juelich Center for Hadron Physics, Forschungszentrum Juelich, D-52425 Juelich (Germany); Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum Juelich, D-52425 Juelich (Germany); Meissner, U.-G. [HISKP (Theorie), Universitaet Bonn, Nussallee 14-16, D-53115 Bonn (Germany); Institut fuer Kernphysik and Juelich Center for Hadron Physics, Forschungszentrum Juelich, D-52425 Juelich (Germany); Institute for Advanced Simulation, Forschungszentrum Juelich, D-52425 Juelich (Germany)
2011-07-15T23:59:59.000Z
A central issue in hadron spectroscopy is to deduce--and interpret--resonance parameters, namely, pole positions and residues, from experimental data, for those are the quantities to be compared to lattice QCD or model calculations. However, not every structure in the observables derives from a resonance pole: the origin might as well be branch points, either located on the real axis (when a new channel composed of stable particles opens) or in the complex plane (when at least one of the intermediate particles is unstable). In this paper we demonstrate first the existence of such branch points in the complex plane and then show on the example of the {pi}N P{sub 11} partial wave that it is not possible to distinguish the structures induced by the latter from a true pole signal based on elastic data alone.
Fixed points, stable manifolds, weather regimes, and their predictability
DOE Public Access Gateway for Energy & Science Beta (PAGES Beta)
Deremble, Bruno; D'Andrea, Fabio; Ghil, Michael
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In a simple, one-layer atmospheric model, we study the links between low-frequency variability and the model’s fixed points in phase space. The model dynamics is characterized by the coexistence of multiple ''weather regimes.'' To investigate the transitions from one regime to another, we focus on the identification of stable manifolds associated with fixed points. We show that these manifolds act as separatrices between regimes. We track each manifold by making use of two local predictability measures arising from the meteorological applications of nonlinear dynamics, namely, ''bred vectors'' and singular vectors. These results are then verified in the framework of ensemblemore »forecasts issued from clouds (ensembles) of initial states. The divergence of the trajectories allows us to establish the connections between zones of low predictability, the geometry of the stable manifolds, and transitions between regimes.« less
Fixed points, stable manifolds, weather regimes, and their predictability
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Deremble, Bruno [Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (CNRS and IPSL), Paris (France); D'Andrea, Fabio [Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique (CNRS and IPSL), Paris (France); Ghil, Michael [Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United Staes). Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences and Inst. of Geophysics and Planetary Physics
2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In a simple, one-layer atmospheric model, we study the links between low-frequency variability and the model’s fixed points in phase space. The model dynamics is characterized by the coexistence of multiple ''weather regimes.'' To investigate the transitions from one regime to another, we focus on the identification of stable manifolds associated with fixed points. We show that these manifolds act as separatrices between regimes. We track each manifold by making use of two local predictability measures arising from the meteorological applications of nonlinear dynamics, namely, ''bred vectors'' and singular vectors. These results are then verified in the framework of ensemble forecasts issued from clouds (ensembles) of initial states. The divergence of the trajectories allows us to establish the connections between zones of low predictability, the geometry of the stable manifolds, and transitions between regimes.
Traceable Co-C eutectic points for thermocouple calibration
Jahan, F.; Ballico, M. J. [National Measurement Institute, Lindfield, NSW 2070 (Australia)] [National Measurement Institute, Lindfield, NSW 2070 (Australia)
2013-09-11T23:59:59.000Z
National Measurement Institute of Australia (NMIA) has developed a miniature crucible design suitable for measurement by both thermocouples and radiation thermometry, and has established an ensemble of five Co-C eutectic-point cells based on this design. The cells in this ensemble have been individually calibrated using both ITS-90 radiation thermometry and thermocouples calibrated on the ITS-90 by the NMIA mini-coil methodology. The assigned ITS-90 temperatures obtained using these different techniques are both repeatable and consistent, despite the use of different furnaces and measurement conditions. The results demonstrate that, if individually calibrated, such cells can be practically used as part of a national traceability scheme for thermocouple calibration, providing a useful intermediate calibration point between Cu and Pd.
Process for structural geologic analysis of topography and point data
Eliason, Jay R. (Richland, WA); Eliason, Valerie L. C. (Richland, WA)
1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A quantitative method of geologic structural analysis of digital terrain data is described for implementation on a computer. Assuming selected valley segments are controlled by the underlying geologic structure, topographic lows in the terrain data, defining valley bottoms, are detected, filtered and accumulated into a series line segments defining contiguous valleys. The line segments are then vectorized to produce vector segments, defining valley segments, which may be indicative of the underlying geologic structure. Coplanar analysis is performed on vector segment pairs to determine which vectors produce planes which represent underlying geologic structure. Point data such as fracture phenomena which can be related to fracture planes in 3-dimensional space can be analyzed to define common plane orientation and locations. The vectors, points, and planes are displayed in various formats for interpretation.
Solder fatigue reduction in point focus photovoltaic concentrator modules
Hund, T.D.; Burchett, S.N.
1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Solder fatigue tests have been conducted on point focus photovoltaic concentration cell assemblies to identify a baseline fatigue life and to quantify the fatigue life improvements that result using a copper-molybdenum-copper low-expansion insert between the solar cell and copper heat spreader. Solder microstructural changes and fatigue crack growth were identified using cross sections and ultrasonic scans of the fatigue solder joints. The Coffin-Manson and Total Strain fatigue models for low-cycle fatigue were evaluated for use in fatigue life predictions. Since both of these models require strain calculations, two strain calculation methods were compared: hand-calculated shear strain and a finite element method shear strain. At present, the available theoretical models for low-cycle solder fatigue are limited in their ability to predict failure; consequently, extensive thermal cycling is continuing to define the fatigue life for point focus photovoltaic cell assemblies. 9 refs., 9 figs., 2 tabs.
Uniform Conversions of Operating Points and Characteristics of Compressor
Ostromuhov, L A
2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In the paper, some aspects of the polytropic analysis are developed that concerned with various processes changing the thermodynamic state of flow of a real fluid and reduction of these processes to processes having a given temperature and pressure of a given real mixture at the inlet. It is shown that all parameters of the process can be converted under condition of full similarity of flow that is formulated in the paper. An operating point of a compressor represents such process. It is to emphasize that parameters of the reduced point include not only volume flow, speed and polytropic head, for which requirement of similarity of flow at inlet is sufficient, but also polytropic exponent, polytropic efficiency, outlet pressure and outlet temperature.
Topological Invariants in Point Group Symmetric Photonic Topological Insulators
Chen, Xiao-Dong; Chen, Wen-Jie; Wang, Jia-Rong; Dong, Jian-Wen
2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We proposed a group-theory method to calculate topological invariant in bi-isotropic photonic crystals invariant under crystallographic point group symmetries. Spin Chern number has been evaluated by the eigenvalues of rotation operators at high symmetry k-points after the pseudo-spin polarized fields are retrieved. Topological characters of photonic edge states and photonic band gaps can be well predicted by total spin Chern number. Nontrivial phase transition is found in large magnetoelectric coupling due to the jump of total spin Chern number. Light transport is also issued at the {\\epsilon}/{\\mu} mismatching boundary between air and the bi-isotropic photonic crystal. This finding presents the relationship between group symmetry and photonic topological systems, which enables the design of photonic nontrivial states in a rational manner.
Microscopic return point memory in Co/Pd multilayer films
Seu, K.A.; Su, R.; Roy, S.; Parks, D.; Shipton, E.; Fullerton, E.E.; Kevan, S.D.
2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z
We report soft x-ray speckle metrology measurements of microscopic return point and complementary point memory in Co/Pd magnetic films having perpendicular anisotropy. We observe that the domains assemble into a common labyrinth phase with a period that varies by nearly a factor of two between initial reversal and fields near saturation. Unlike previous studies of similar systems, the ability of the film to reproduce its domain structure after magnetic cycling through saturation varies from loop to loop, from position to position on the sample, and with the part of the speckle pattern used in the metrology measurements. We report the distribution of memory as a function of field and discuss these results in terms of the reversal process.
Remarks on a fixed point theorem of Caristi
Egle, David Lee
1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
such that 0 & k & 1 and d(f(x), f(y)) & kd(x, y) for each x, y c X. It is said to be lower semi-continuous on X if and only if for each x c X, given s & 0, there exists a 6 & 0 such that f(x) & f(y) + c for all y s X where d(x, y) & 6. Equivalently, f...(x)) ? d(f(x), f (x))] & (1-k) [d(x, f(x)) - kd(x, f(x))] = d(x, f(x)). Since f is continuous, the conditions of Theorem 1. 3 are satisfied, and f has a fixed point. The uniqueness of the fixed point follows from the contraction condition imposed on f...
The slopes determined by n points in the plane
Martin, Jeremy L.
2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
field k,andletG be a graph with vertices V and edges E.Apicture P of G consists of a point P(v)for each vertex and a line P(e) for each edge, subject to the condition that P(v) ? P(e) whenever v is an endpoint of e.Thusthedataofn points and parenleftbig... of generic pictures is called the picture variety V(G). This is an irreducible component of X(G) of dimension 2|V |. Passing to an affine open subset ˜ V(G) ? V(G) and projecting onto an affine space A |E| k whose coordinates correspond to the slopes of lines...
Damping the zero-point energy of a harmonic oscillator
T. G Philbin; S. A. R. Horsley
2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z
The physics of quantum electromagnetism in an absorbing medium is that of a field of damped harmonic oscillators. Yet until recently the damped harmonic oscillator was not treated with the same kind of formalism used to describe quantum electrodynamics in a arbitrary medium. Here we use the techniques of macroscopic QED, based on the Huttner--Barnett reservoir, to describe the quantum mechanics of a damped oscillator. We calculate the thermal and zero-point energy of the oscillator for a range of damping values from zero to infinity. While both the thermal and zero-point energies decrease with damping, the energy stored in the oscillator at fixed temperature increases with damping, an effect that may be experimentally observable. As the results follow from canonical quantization, the uncertainty principle is valid for all damping levels.
Information-Entropic Signature of the Critical Point
Sowinski, Damian
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
We investigate the critical behavior of continuous phase transitions in the context of Ginzburg Landau models with a double well effective potential. In particular, we show that the recently proposed configurational entropy, a measure of spatial complexity of the order parameter based on its Fourier mode decomposition, can be used to identify the critical point. We compute the CE for different temperatures and show that large spatial fluctuations near the critical point lead to a sharp decrease in the CE. We further show that the CE density has a marked scaling behavior near criticality, with the same power law as Kolmogorov turbulence. We reproduce the behavior of the CE at criticality with a percolating many bubble model.
Method of and apparatus for determining deposition-point temperature
Mansure, Arthur J. (Albuquerque, NM); Spates, James J. (Albuquerque, NM); Martin, Stephen J. (Albuquerque, NM)
1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Acoustic-wave sensor apparatus and method for analyzing a normally liquid petroleum-based composition for monitoring deposition-point temperature. The apparatus includes at least one acoustic-wave device such as SAW, QCM, FPM, TSM or APM type devices in contact with the petroleum-based composition for sensing or detecting the surface temperature at which deposition occurs and/or rate of deposition as a function of temperature by sensing an accompanying change in frequency, phase shift, damping voltage or damping current of an electrical oscillator to a known calibrated condition. The acoustic wave device is actively cooled to monitor the deposition of constituents such as paraffins by determining the point at which solids from the liquid composition begin to form on the acoustic wave device. The acoustic wave device can be heated to melt or boil off the deposits to reset the monitor and the process can be repeated.
Method of and apparatus for determining deposition-point temperature
Mansure, A.J.; Spates, J.J.; Martin, S.J.
1998-10-27T23:59:59.000Z
Acoustic-wave sensor apparatus and method are disclosed for analyzing a normally liquid petroleum-based composition for monitoring deposition-point temperature. The apparatus includes at least one acoustic-wave device such as SAW, QCM, FPM, TSM or APM type devices in contact with the petroleum-based composition for sensing or detecting the surface temperature at which deposition occurs and/or rate of deposition as a function of temperature by sensing an accompanying change in frequency, phase shift, damping voltage or damping current of an electrical oscillator to a known calibrated condition. The acoustic wave device is actively cooled to monitor the deposition of constituents such as paraffins by determining the point at which solids from the liquid composition begin to form on the acoustic wave device. The acoustic wave device can be heated to melt or boil off the deposits to reset the monitor and the process can be repeated. 5 figs.
Asynchronous deterministic rendezvous in bounded terrains$
Ilcinkas, David
. c LIF, UniversitÂ´e de Provence, 13453 Marseille, France. Abstract Two mobile agents (robots) have. Robots are modeled as points, and each of them is equipped with a compass. Compasses of robots may be incoherent. Robots construct their routes, but the actual walk of each robot is decided by the adversary
Filling of a cavity with zero-point electromagnetic radiation
Jiri J. Mares; V. Spicka; J. Kristofik; P. Hubik
2003-11-11T23:59:59.000Z
In the present contribution we analyse a simple thought process at T = 0 in an idealized heat engine having partitions made of a material with an upper frequency cut-off and bathed in zero-point (ZP) electromagnetic radiation. As a result, a possible mechanism of filling real cavities with ZP radiation based on Doppler's effect has been suggested and corresponding entropy changes are discussed.
Phase-shifting point diffraction interferometer grating designs
Naulleau, Patrick (Oakland, CA); Goldberg, Kenneth Alan (Berkeley, CA); Tejnil, Edita (San Carlos, CA)
2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
In a phase-shifting point diffraction interferometer, by sending the zeroth-order diffraction to the reference pinhole of the mask and the first-order diffraction to the test beam window of the mask, the test and reference beam intensities can be balanced and the fringe contrast improved. Additionally, using a duty cycle of the diffraction grating other than 50%, the fringe contrast can also be improved.
1. Aim of the Code of Practice 2. Key points
Roelleke, Thomas
family leave provisions 1August 2011 #12;1 Aim of the Code of Practice The aim is to: 1 promote good1. Aim of the Code of Practice 2. Key points 3. Maternity leave and pay 4. Ante-natal leave 5. Compassionate leave for family and other reasons 1 1 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 HR Code of Practice 14. Maternity and other
Measurement of three-point hitch forces on agricultural tractors
Bandy, Steven Morris
1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
dynamometer to be used as an additional tool in monitoring tractor performance. Phases 1, Z, and 3 have been completed and these were described by Green, et al. ( 1985), Morris ( 1984), and Grogan ( 1985), respectively. Phase 4 is the subject.... The upper link was instrumented for axial force measurement. measured forces were resolved into components based on the measured angle of the hitch. A second three-point hitch dynamometer was investigated that used load sensing clevis pins. These pins...
Flavor Oscillation from the Two-Point Function
Mario Martone; Dean J. Robinson
2011-10-25T23:59:59.000Z
We present a formalism for the flavor oscillation of unstable particles that relies only upon the structure of the time Fourier-transformed two-point Green's function. We derive exact oscillation probability and integrated oscillation probability formulae, and verify that our results reproduce the known results for both neutrino and neutral meson oscillation in the expected regimes of parameter space. The generality of our approach permits us to investigate flavor oscillation in exotic parameter regimes, and present the corresponding oscillation formulae.
Zero point energy on extra dimension: Noncommutative Torus
S. Fabi; B. Harms; G. Karatheodoris
2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z
In this paper we calculate the zero point energy density experienced by observers on M^4 due to a massless scalar field defined throughout M^4 x T^2_F, where T^2_F are fuzzy extra dimensions. Using the Green's function approach we calculate the energy density for the commutative torus and the fuzzy torus. We calculate then the energy density for the fuzzy torus using the Hamiltonian approach. Agreement is shown between Green's function and Hamiltonian approaches.
Superconductor-normal-superconductor with distributed Sharvin point contacts
Holcomb, Matthew J. (San Mateo County, CA); Little, William A. (Santa Clara County, CA)
1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
A non-linear superconducting junction device comprising a layer of high transient temperature superconducting material which is superconducting at an operating temperature, a layer of metal in contact with the layer of high temperature superconducting material and which remains non-superconducting at the operating temperature, and a metal material which is superconducting at the operating temperature and which forms distributed Sharvin point contacts with the metal layer.
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Exceptional points for chiral Majorana fermions in arbitrary dimensions
Ipsita Mandal
2015-03-23T23:59:59.000Z
Certain real parameters of a Hamiltonian, when continued to complex values, can give rise to singular points called exceptional points ($EP$'s), where two or more eigenvalues coincide and the complexified Hamiltonian becomes non-diagonalizable. We show that for a generic $d$-dimensional topological superconductor/superfluid with a chiral symmetry, one can find $EP$'s associated with the chiral zero energy Majorana fermions bound to a topological defect/edge. Exploiting the chiral symmetry, we propose a formula for counting the number ($n$) of such chiral zero modes. We also establish the connection of these solutions to the Majorana fermion wavefunctions in the position space. The imaginary parts of these momenta are related to the exponential decay of the wavefunctions localized at the defect/edge, and hence their change of sign at a topological phase transition point signals the appearance or disappearance of a chiral Majorana zero mode. Our analysis thus explains why topological invariants like the winding number, defined for the corresponding Hamiltonian in the momentum space for a defectless system with periodic boundary conditions, captures the number of admissible Majorana fermion solutions for the position space Hamiltonian with defect(s). Finally, we conclude that $EP$'s cannot be associated with the Majorana fermion wavefunctions for systems with no chiral symmetry, though one can use our formula for counting $n$, using complex $k$ solutions where the determinant of the corresponding BdG Hamiltonian vanishes.
Exceptional points for chiral Majorana fermions in arbitrary dimensions
Mandal, Ipsita
2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z
Certain real parameters of a Hamiltonian, when continued to complex values, can give rise to singular points called exceptional points ($EP$s), where two or more eigenvalues coincide and the complexified Hamiltonian becomes non-diagonalizable. We show that for a generic $d$-dimensional topological superconductor/superfluid with a chiral symmetry, one can find $EP$'s associated with the chiral zero energy Majorana fermions bound to a topological defect/edge. Exploiting the chiral symmetry, we propose a formula for counting the number ($n$) of such chiral zero modes. We also establish the connection of these solutions to the Majorana fermion wavefunctions in the position space. The imaginary parts of these momenta are related to the exponential decay of the wavefunctions localized at the defect/edge, and hence their change of sign at a topological phase transition point signals the appearance or disappearance of a chiral Majorana zero mode. Our analysis thus explains why topological invariants like the winding ...