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E-Print Network 3.0 - adolescent structured competencies Sample...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

adolescents. Adolescents re-claiming territory and competence through the internet... , it is clear from the studies that it is not in school or from parents...

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Claims Data Analysis  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

One important methodological approach in health economics is the analysis of large routine datasets. Claims data are collected by sickness funds, public health ... United Kingdom, or private insurance compa...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE General Competencies  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The DOE General Competencies are the personal and professional attributes that are critical to successful performance. A competency model is a collection of competencies that together define...

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DJS CLAIM ER  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

t t c 5 "NEUTR DJS CLAIM ER This report was prepared a s an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, make any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by t h e United States Government or any agency thereof. The views and

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DOE Competency Dictionary  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This compendium of general competencies used the result of a Department-wide collaborative working group. These competencies align to the OPM SES Executive Core Qualifications.

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LUser_CompetencyAssessment  

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

Competency Assessments (Employee) Competency Assessments (Employee) © 2011 SuccessFactors, Inc. - 1 - SuccessFactors Learning Confidential. All rights reserved. Job Aid: Participating in Competency Assessments (Employee) Purpose The purpose of this job aid is to guide users and supervisors through the step-by-step process of participating in a competency assessment by viewing gaps, assigning items, conducting a self- assessment, reviewing completed assessments, and viewing the competency history. View Gaps and Assign Items 6 Steps Task A Employee: Conduct Self Assessment 8 Steps Task B Employee: Review Completed Assessment - 6 Steps Task C Employee: View Competency History 11 Steps Task D SuccessFactors Learning v 6.4 User Job Aid Participating in Competency Assessments (Employee)

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AO Core Competency Worksheet  

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

AO Core Competency Worksheet AO Core Competency Worksheet 1 DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Key Cyber Security Role: Authorizing Official (AO) Role Definition: The AO is the Senior DOE Management Federal official with the authority to formally assume responsibility and be held fully accountable for operating an information system at an acceptable level of risk. Competency Area: Incident Management Functional Requirement: Manage Competency Definition: Refers to the knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures required to prevent, detect, investigate, contain, eradicate, and recover from incidents that impact the organizational mission as directed by the DOE Cyber Incident Response Capability (CIRC). Behavioral Outcome: Individuals fulfilling the role of AO will have a working knowledge of policies

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Vendor cited for false PFC savings claim  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

A Cynex power factor controller (PFC) vendor claiming a 60% saving was cited by the Better Business Bureau for false advertising after a user survey revealed that savings were only 20% at best. The company plans no future advertising claims, although it insists that 60% savings are possible. The inventor disagrees. (DCK)

Greenstein, I.

1983-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Competencies | Department of Energy  

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

DOE Competencies DOE Competencies DOE Competencies Definition of a Competency Office of Personnel Management (OPM) defines a competency as a measurable pattern of knowledge, skills, abilities, behaviors, and other characteristics that are needed to perform work roles or occupational functions successfully. Competencies are developed, attained, and sustained through training, rotational and developmental assignments, experience (both professional and personal), education, and self development. Attainment of a certain level of competency is assed based on demonstrated abilities to apply the competency in different situations and/or circumstances. Attainment is based not just on performance in a role over time, nor is it necessarily directly tied to grade. Competencies are the personal and professional attributes that are critical

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Core competence (knowledge) (skill)  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Core competence 8 5~8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 PPS003 Ver. 1.1 2011/03/07 #12; 2 (knowledge) (skill) (attitude) Set of skill, knowledge or attitude which should be learned or acquired by each, 2000) (knowledge) (skill) (attitude) Set of skill, knowledge or attitude which should be learned

Wu, Yih-Min

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Assessment of Knowledge and Competencies in 3D Virtual Worlds: A Proposal  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the world of education, EDUCAUSE [4], a nonprofit association whose mission is "to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology", claims that these virtual worlds will have a large and assessment of competencies, rather than the mere transmission of information, is becoming more relevant

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Core Competency Worksheets for Significant Cybersecurity Roles...  

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

Core Competency Worksheets for Significant Cybersecurity Roles Core Competency Worksheets for Significant Cybersecurity Roles The OCIO has developed core competency worksheets for...

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FTCP Issue Paper Supplemental Competencies  

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

Supplemental Competencies DOCUMENT NUMBER FTCP-12- 003 PROBLEM: There is no approved process for issuing supplemental competencies. BACKGROUND: Supplemental competencies cover important skills and abilities that are less than an entire function or position, and for which an entire Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) is not appropriate. The Human Factors Engineering (HFE) competencies issued by the FTCP in March 2012 are an example. The FTCP established a working group to develop HFE competencies, and the Panel provided them for use. Another example is the Safety System Oversight (SSO) function, which does not have (or require) a dedicated FAQS, but does need some oversight-related supplemental competencies. It is likely that other disciplines or

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SRP Keeps Polypeptides Translocation-Competent by Slowing Translation to  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SRP Keeps Polypeptides Translocation- Competent by Slowing Translation to Match Limiting ER@cellbio.unige.ch DOI 10.1016/j.cell.2008.02.049 SUMMARY SRP is essential for targeting nascent chains is incompatible with normal cellular trans- lation rates due to rate-limiting concentrations of SRP receptor (SR

Economou, Tassos

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UK now claims world's top discovery rate  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

UK explorers are a bit more cheerful these days even though no one has discovered a giant field or anything elephant-sized. The reason is a benign tax regime and a growing confidence among industry explorers. This last has resulted in discovery of many smaller fields - particularly gas, some potentially commercial. It is claimed that the UK's discovery rate is now the highest in the world.

Not Available

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Temporal workflow management in a claim handling system  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Temporal workflow management is important for processes that are time-driven. Claim handling, which requires the documentation, diagnosis, and resolution of customer claims due to faulty products or unsatisfactory services, is an example of such a process ...

J. Leon Zhao; Edward A. Stohr

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric car may not compete  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Electric car may not compete ... The electric car could find a niche in urban utility driving, but it may never be fully competitive with the internal combustion auto, according to Richard S. Morse, lecturer at the Sloan School of Management at Massachu. ...

1967-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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A synchrotron X-ray study of competing undulation and electrostatic interlayer interactions in fluid multimembrane lyotropic phases  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

arise from attrac- tive electrodynamic van der Waals and, normally repulsive electrostatic forces [2307 A synchrotron X-ray study of competing undulation and electrostatic interlayer interactions of competing electrostatic and undulation forces in two multimembrane systems in the lamellar L03B1 phase

Boyer, Edmond

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Webcast of the Renewable Energy Competency Model | Department...  

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

Renewable Energy Competency Model Webcast of the Renewable Energy Competency Model Addthis Description The Department of Energy held a webcast titled ""Renewable Energy Competency...

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DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY...

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DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS...  

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

CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: CA DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: CA DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS. Key Cyber...

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Knowledge Discovery from Massive Healthcare Claims Data  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The role of big data in addressing the needs of the present healthcare system in US and rest of the world has been echoed by government, private, and academic sectors. There has been a growing emphasis to explore the promise of big data analytics in tapping the potential of the massive healthcare data emanating from private and government health insurance providers. While the domain implications of such collaboration are well known, this type of data has been explored to a limited extent in the data mining community. The objective of this paper is two fold: first, we introduce the emerging domain of big"healthcare claims data to the KDD community, and second, we describe the success and challenges that we encountered in analyzing this data using state of art analytics for massive data. Specically, we translate the problem of analyzing healthcare data into some of the most well-known analysis problems in the data mining community, social network analysis, text mining, and temporal analysis and higher order feature construction, and describe how advances within each of these areas can be leveraged to understand the domain of healthcare. Each case study illustrates a unique intersection of data mining and healthcare with a common objective of improving the cost-care ratio by mining for opportunities to improve healthcare operations and reducing hat seems to fall under fraud, waste,and abuse.

Chandola, Varun [ORNL] [ORNL; Sukumar, Sreenivas R [ORNL] [ORNL; Schryver, Jack C [ORNL] [ORNL

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Military Personnel Claim Military Personnel Claim Decisions - 2010 Law Data/Tools Law You are here Data.gov » Communities » Law » Data Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim Decisions - 2010 Dataset Summary Description decisions involve claims related to uniformed service members' pay, allowances, travel, transportation, retired pay, and survivor benefits Tags {"military personnel","government claims",pay,"military benefits","uniformed services",overpayment} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated V33 Publisher Department of Defense Contact Name Contact Email dohastatus@osdgc.osd.mil Unique Identifier DOD-4475

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Competency Management Program | Department of Energy  

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

Competency Management Program Competency Management Program Competency Management Program The DOE faces a talent challenge derived from a number of factors including a dynamic operating environment, an anticipated wave of retirements from the workforce, and a projected shortage of workers with needed skills. The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) is charged with leading the effort to address the talent challenge. The strategic identification, development and use of competencies are key enablers "for strategically aligning the agency's workforce to its missions through effective management of human capital policies and programs." Competency-centric Learning and Development facilitates the selection, development, training, and management of a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce.

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DOE Learning & Development Competency Governance Structure Senior HC Leadership  

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

Learning & Development Learning & Development Competency Governance Structure Senior HC Leadership HC DOE L&D BOD HC-20 Other HR Functions (e.g. Staffing) (Competency Steward) Competency Management HC-23 Other DOE Working and Users Groups Lead Competency Stakeholders (CMWG and CMUG) Management Program (e.g. Union Reps, (CMP) to ensure validity and career & professional consistency of competencies development programs Lead Implementation and Operation of automated Competency Management System (CMS) Competency Steward -Supplies HR/Competency Development subject matter expertise -Maintains DOE Competency Framework and Competency Dictionary to ensure common, valid approaches are used to develop and

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DOE Settles Elk Hills Equity Claims | Department of Energy  

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

Settles Elk Hills Equity Claims Settles Elk Hills Equity Claims DOE Settles Elk Hills Equity Claims April 22, 2011 - 4:58pm Addthis The Department of Energy announced today that it has settled a longstanding dispute over equity rights to the Naval Petroleum Reserve-1 (commonly referred to as "Elk Hills") located in Bakersfield, California. Under the agreement, Chevron U.S.A., Inc. has agreed to pay $108 million to the United States to resolve all outstanding equity claims. From World War II to 1998, the United States and Chevron (along with its predecessor Standard Oil of California) operated their respective interests in the Elk Hills oil field as a single unit. The Department sold its interest in Elk Hills in 1998. However, an agreement between Chevron and the Department allowed for equity interests in the field to be redetermined

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Information Literacy at UCLA: The Core Competencies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Information Literacy at UCLACore Competencies An information-literate student at UCLA istopic and the need for information by: a. Articulating a

UCLA Library Information Literacy Program Steering Committee

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Core Competency Worksheets for Significant Cybersecurity Roles  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

OCIO has developed core competency worksheets for significant cyber roles to assist training personnel, curricula developers, supervisors, etc. with identifying core skills needed to perform their functional roles. Core competencies can be used to develop training objectives for site or organization-specific role-based training.

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CA Core Competency Worksheet August 2010  

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

CA Core Competency Worksheet August 2010 CA Core Competency Worksheet August 2010 1 DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS Key Cyber Security Role: Certification Agent (CA) (Also referred to as Security Control Assessor) Role Definition: The CA is the individual responsible for assessing the management, operational, assurance, and technical security controls implemented on an information system via security testing and evaluation (ST&E) methods. This individual must be independent of system development, operation, and deficiency mitigation. Competency Area: Data Security Functional Requirement: Design Competency Definition: Refers to the application of the principles, policies, and procedures necessary to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and privacy of data in all forms of media (i.e., electronic

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DOE Competency Management Program | Department of Energy  

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

DOE Competency Management Program DOE Competency Management Program DOE Competency Management Program The DOE faces a talent challenge derived from a number of factors including a dynamic operating environment, an anticipated wave of retirements from the workforce, and a projected shortage of workers with needed skills. The Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) is charged with leading the effort to address the talent challenge. The strategic identification, development and use of competencies are key enablers "for strategically aligning the agency's workforce to its missions through effective management of human capital policies and programs." Competency-centric Learning and Development facilitates the selection, development, training, and management of a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce.

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Safety -Honesty -Competence -Fairness -Faithfulness Ethics in Engineering  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Safety - Honesty - Competence - Fairness - Faithfulness Ethics in Engineering Sam Fenster? · Always check the lecture session's web site, www-cs.ccny.cuny.edu/~fenster/engr101 Safety - Honesty - Competence - Fairness - Faithfulness #12;Safety - Honesty - Competence - Fairness - Faithfulness "Ethics

Fenster, Sam

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Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

6 6 Law Data/Tools Law You are here Data.gov » Communities » Law » Data Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim Decisions - 2006 Dataset Summary Description decisions involve claims related to uniformed service members' pay, allowances, travel, transportation, retired pay, and survivor benefits Tags {"military personnel","government claims",pay,"military benefits","uniformed services",overpayment} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated 05/29/2011 Publisher Department of Defense Contact Name Contact Email dohastatus@osdgc.osd.mil Unique Identifier DOD-4471 Public Access Level public

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Chapter 23 - Statement of Costs Incurred and Claimed  

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

11-15-2012 11-15-2012 23-1 CHAPTER 23 STATEMENT OF COSTS INCURRED AND CLAIMED 1. INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE. This chapter serves to provide the financial management requirements and responsibilities for preparing and reporting the Statement of Costs Incurred and Claimed. (a) Requirements and Applicability (1) The Statement of Costs Incurred and Claimed (SCIC), is prepared and certified by DOE's integrated contractors annually after they have submitted their financial statements and related information to their cognizant field elements (Attachment 23-1). This requirement applies to individual DOE contracts that include the contract clause at 48 CFR 970.5232-2 (alternate iii). The costs reported on this statement should be consistent with the contractors' financial statements. The SCIC form is

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DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification  

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

DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification Violations DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification Violations May 7, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis On May 7, 2010, DOE entered into a Consent Decree with Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics, USA Inc. dismissing alleged energy efficiency certification violations in return for a $5000 voluntary contribution that will be made on Mitsubishi's behalf by the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). This will resolve the case initiated on April 21, 2010, against Mitsubishi. After issuing a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty alleging that Mitsubishi had failed to submit certification reports for some models of air conditioners and heat pumps, DOE discovered Mitsubishi

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Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

9 9 Law Data/Tools Law You are here Data.gov » Communities » Law » Data Defense Office of Hearings & Appeals Decisions- Military Personnel Claim Decisions - 2009 Dataset Summary Description decisions involve claims related to uniformed service members' pay, allowances, travel, transportation, retired pay, and survivor benefits Tags {"military personnel","government claims",pay,"military benefits","uniformed services",overpayment} Dataset Ratings Overall 0 No votes yet Data Utility 0 No votes yet Usefulness 0 No votes yet Ease of Access 0 No votes yet Dataset Additional Information Last Updated V32 Publisher Department of Defense Contact Name Contact Email dohastatus@osdgc.osd.mil Unique Identifier DOD-4474 Public Access Level public

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DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification  

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

DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification Violations DOE/Mitsubishi Enter Consent Decree Dismissing Claims of Certification Violations May 7, 2010 - 12:41pm Addthis On May 7, 2010, DOE entered into a Consent Decree with Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics, USA Inc. dismissing alleged energy efficiency certification violations in return for a $5000 voluntary contribution that will be made on Mitsubishi's behalf by the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). This will resolve the case initiated on April 21, 2010, against Mitsubishi. After issuing a Notice of Proposed Civil Penalty alleging that Mitsubishi had failed to submit certification reports for some models of air conditioners and heat pumps, DOE discovered Mitsubishi

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DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS...  

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

DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: MINIMUM CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS DOE CYBER SECURITY EBK: CORE COMPETENCY TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: CA Cybersecurity Program Manager (CSPM...

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Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its National Renewable...

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FTCP Supplemental Competencies | Department of Energy  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

They are developed for or by the FTCP, approved by the Panel, and posted on the FTCP web pages for use. They are optional competencies developed to standardize the...

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Testing Competing High-Resolution Precipitation Forecasts  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Testing Competing High-Resolution Precipitation Forecasts Eric Gilleland Research Prediction Comparison Test D1 D2 D = D1 ­ D2 copyright NCAR 2013 Loss Differential Field #12;Spatial Prediction Comparison Test Introduced by Hering and Genton

Gilleland, Eric

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to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


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Some Observations on Competency Based Instruction  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Abstract: This article summarizes the authors' observations derived over the course of 3 years of research and experimentation with competency based instruction. While the intent of this project has been the development of ...

Altman, Reuben; Meyen, Edward L.

1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar Manufacturing: To Compete or Not To Compete | Department of Energy  

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

Manufacturing: To Compete or Not To Compete Manufacturing: To Compete or Not To Compete Solar Manufacturing: To Compete or Not To Compete June 28, 2012 - 11:30am Addthis Damien LaVera Damien LaVera Deputy Director, Office of Public Affairs One Thing is Clear: America must continue playing to win in the clean energy race. Last year, the global market for clean, renewable energies reached a record $260 billion - and is expected to grow into the trillions over the next 20 years. Solar manufacturing in particular is growing dramatically in the United States and around the world. In fact, according to the Solar Energy Industry Association, America's solar industry now employs 100,000 workers - doubling since 2009. The question is no longer whether America will be a major customer for the solar industry - we will. The real question is whether the U.S. will also

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Polyploidy and Gender Miller and Venable (1) claimed that  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, the inferred ancestral state for the gynodioe- cious clade may not even be self-incompat- ibility. The limited in the hermaphrodites of the dimorphic species. Self-incompatibility and dioecy are known to occur in genera (4. The authors claim that the combined appearance of polyploidy and consequent loss of self-incompatibility play

Miller, Jill S.

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FTC charges insulation manufacturer with overrated R-value claims  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Federal Trade Commission accusses Thermtron Products of overstating the R-value of its cellulose insulation and failing to substantiate its 50% energy savings claim. The case was settled out of court, with Thermtron paying a penalty and agreeing to make adjustments to dissatisfied customers. The company has since corrected its advertising and labeling. (DCK)

Warrock, A.M.

1983-10-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Claim Mobile: Engaging Conflicting Stakeholder Requirements in Healthcare in Uganda  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Claim Mobile: Engaging Conflicting Stakeholder Requirements in Healthcare in Uganda Melissa R. Ho that subsidizes healthcare by reimbursing health service providers in Uganda for treatment of patients with sexually transmitted infections. As with many development projects, the Uganda Output-Based Aid (OBA

Aoki, Paul M.

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Smith & Telang/Competing with Free RESEARCH ARTICLE  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Smith & Telang/Competing with Free RESEARCH ARTICLE COMPETING WITH FREE: THE IMPACT OF MOVIE BROADCASTS ON DVD SALES AND INTERNET PIRACY 1 By: Michael D. Smith H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy. 321-338/June 2009 321 #12;Smith & Telang/Competing with Free Introduction "We can't compete with free

Sadeh, Norman M.

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Duty-cycler vendors seen overstating saving claims  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Independent tests by the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Illinois at Champaign, and the Honeywell Physical Science Center in Minnesota report that duty cyclers cut energy use three to 12% in contrast to the 20 to 30% claimed by vendors. Some duty cyclers actually increased energy use during the tests. The problem is that the theoretical savings from duty cycling are reduced because frequent cycling interferes with the operating efficiency of equipment. Vendors responded that a fair test requires year-round data instead of the shorter periods used by the testers, but the Federal Trade Commission is asking manufacturers to substantiate their advertising claims. The article cites details of the testing program.

Gardner, L.

1984-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of the effects of claim experience on Texas contractors' routine record keeping  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

with patterns of routine record keeping as affected by the independent variable of prior claim experience. The second hypothesis deals with expected value in a future claim situation of twenty six dependent variables in regard to the independent variable...

Camp, Gerald Miller

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Genocidal Rape in Bosnia: Redress in United States Courts under the Alien Tort Claims Act  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

STATES COURTS UNDER THE ALIEN TORT CLAIMS ACT Yolanda S. Wu*of any civil action by an alien for tort only, commit- 3.focuses on application of the Alien Tort Claims Act to focus

Wu, Yolanda S.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HASKINS LABORATORIES FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT CLAIM FOR CHILD/DEPENDENT EXPENSES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

not be claimed for purposes of the dependent care tax credit on your federal income tax return; nor may you submit for reimbursed expenses claimed for a tax credit in prior years. #12;

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Normal Curvature . . . Geodesic Curvature . . .  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Normal Curvature . . . Geodesic Curvature . . . Home Page Title Page Page 683 of 711 Go Back Full quadratic form associated with a surface. #12;Normal Curvature . . . Geodesic Curvature . . . Home Page Title Page Page 684 of 711 Go Back Full Screen Close Quit The component g is called the geodesic

Gallier, Jean

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Competency Patient Care Sub Domain Procedures  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Competency Patient Care Sub Domain Procedures Learning Objective Understands informed consent and performs uncomplicated procedures on patients or in simulation Milestones Year I Year II Year III Year IV Mid End Mid End Mid End Mid End · Defines elements of informed consent for procedures · Explains

Leistikow, Bruce N.

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

E-Print Network [OSTI]

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

Lacefield, Kevin Lee

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Image examples of marketing claims to accompany Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Image examples of marketing claims to accompany SmokingImage examples of marketing claims to accompany Smokingdriven and reinforced by marketing, it is important to

Grana, Rachel A.; Ling, Pamela M.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Video: Future STEM Leaders Compete in the National Science Bowl...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Future STEM Leaders Compete in the National Science Bowl Video: Future STEM Leaders Compete in the National Science Bowl June 12, 2014 - 12:55pm Addthis Watch four students from...

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Science Bowl 2014: Future STEM Leaders to Compete in National...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Science Bowl 2014: Future STEM Leaders to Compete in National Contest Science Bowl 2014: Future STEM Leaders to Compete in National Contest April 24, 2014 - 1:00pm Addthis...

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Neuropsychological Evaluation of Competency in Criminal Forensic Contexts  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

A third circumstance where competence has arguably the most salient implications for an individual is the evaluation of competency for execution (CFE). As of 2013, 33 states,...2005; Blackstone, 1978; Zapf, 2008)...

Chriscelyn M. Tussey; Bernice A. Marcopulos

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards a framework of nuclear competencies  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

For the countries considering the introduction of a nuclear energy program, the management of human resources should be a part of the wider integrated management system in order to ensure long term safe and reliable operation. Nuclear energy strategy and approaches to human resources development should take into consideration such fundamental aspects as: development and implementation of a workforce plan, required competencies and qualifications, prerequisites for staffing a nuclear energy program, needed training programs and training facilities, qualification and training requirements. Development of common instruments that respond to the above needs and vision has lead to a new concept of European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training. The European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) is based on definition of 'learning outcomes ' in terms of knowledge, skills and competence, and on identification of portfolios of learning outcomes that allow an individual to prove competencies in a coherent manner. ECVET proposes a common understanding of basic definitions of education and training as well as of the new proposed concepts and it should be recognized by all employers in the EU. In this context, a number of 'Euratom Fission Training Schemes' (EFTS) have been launched in specific areas where a shortage of skilled professionals has been identified. In these schemes the competence building is the result of traditional education plus life-long learning, non-traditional learning, and other forms of educational experiences, relying, in particular, on border-less mobility to get acquainted with various sectors. Each particular Training Scheme should follow a similar path for the achievement of the designed learning outcomes (knowledge, skills, and attitudes). This path to the Training Scheme consists of different activities regarding: definition of training scheme learning outcomes and modules, assessment of prerequisites and student selection, student interview for development of individual training plan, start of the training activities under a specific training scheme. The introduction and recognition of ECVET will lead to a common taxonomy of competencies, and will provide also information about qualifications and units in numerical form, enabling mutual recognition of a training scheme. The description of the learning outcomes to be achieved for qualifying to a specific job profile may follow the analysis phase of the systematic approach to training (SAT). This would ensure a common tool, already used by all trainers. All these steps contribute to establishing of a framework of nuclear competencies recognized and accepted throughout member states. (authors)

Ghitescu, P. [Univ. Politehnica Bucharest, Spl. Independentei 313, 060042 (Romania)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CSAT Role-Based/Core Competency Training Program  

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To provide information on available role-based/core competency training modules via OLC for significant cyber roles.

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Biomass Resource Allocation among Competing End Uses  

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Biomass Resource Allocation Biomass Resource Allocation among Competing End Uses Emily Newes, Brian Bush, Daniel Inman, Yolanda Lin, Trieu Mai, Andrew Martinez, David Mulcahy, Walter Short, Travis Simpkins, and Caroline Uriarte National Renewable Energy Laboratory Corey Peck Lexidyne, LLC Technical Report NREL/TP-6A20-54217 May 2012 NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. National Renewable Energy Laboratory 15013 Denver West Parkway Golden, Colorado 80401 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 Biomass Resource Allocation among Competing End Uses Emily Newes, Brian Bush, Daniel Inman,

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Document Normalization Revisited Abdur Chowdhury  

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for fundamentally different document collections. We recomputed the normalization for the web track and obtainedDocument Normalization Revisited Abdur Chowdhury America Online Reston, Virginia chowdhury Pivoted Document Length Normalization has reached a point of stability where many researchers

Chowdhury, Abdur

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Energy Competence Centre GmbH | Open Energy Information  

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Competence Centre GmbH Competence Centre GmbH Jump to: navigation, search Name Energy Competence Centre GmbH Place Berlin, Germany Zip 10709 Sector Wind energy Product Germany-based wind project developer with capacity to arrange third-party financing. References Energy Competence Centre GmbH[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. Energy Competence Centre GmbH is a company located in Berlin, Germany . References ↑ "Energy Competence Centre GmbH" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Energy_Competence_Centre_GmbH&oldid=344839" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Companies Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages

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Dual Rater Competency Assessment FAQ | Department of Energy  

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Dual Rater Competency Assessment FAQ Dual Rater Competency Assessment FAQ Dual Rater Competency Assessment FAQ 1. What is the purpose of the dual rater assessments? The purpose of the dual rater competency assessment is to provide a clearer picture of the individual's developmental needs by combining self-assessment and supervisory input. Together, these two viewpoints provide a more informed assessment of individual strengths and developmental needs. Managers/supervisors and employees will be able to use competency assessment results to identify and address critical skills gaps through targeted training and development. From an organizational perspective, the competency assessment process enables organizations to assess workforce competencies and helps ensure its current workforce has the right knowledge and skills to accomplish the

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CEC-1038 R2 ( 11-2011) REBATE PAYMENT CLAIM FORM  

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CEC-1038 R2 ( 11-2011) R2 REBATE PAYMENT CLAIM FORM EMERGING RENEWABLES PROGRAM Mail complete: $____________ Date CFA: ___________ SRO watts: _______ Rebate @ ______ = $__________ 1. Confirmation of Reservation

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HASKINS LABORATORIES FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT 2006 CLAIM FOR CHILD/DEPENDENT EXPENSES  

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of the dependent care tax credit on your federal income tax return; nor may you submit for reimbursed expenses claimed for a tax credit in prior years. #12;

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Current guidelines produce competent endovascular surgeons  

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Objective This study was conducted to evaluate the safety of percutaneous endovascular procedures (PEPs) during integration of endovascular skills into an urban academic vascular surgery practice and assess the hypothesis that currently accepted guidelines are a valid benchmark for endovascular competency. Methods From 2000 through 2004, an endovascular training paradigm was instituted to integrate endovascular procedures into an academic endovascular practice. The paradigm involved individual mentoring of vascular surgery faculty by a partner with mature endovascular skills. Mentoring continued until each surgeon achieved a procedural experience of 100 diagnostic angiograms and 50 percutaneous endovascular interventions. Once achieved, privileges were granted for independent endovascular practice. To assess the effectiveness of the training process and competency of the newly trained endovascular practitioner, the surgeon-specific 30-day incidence of major complications and deaths for all \\{PEPs\\} performed during and after the mentoring process was determined. Complications and deaths were assigned to the mentor during the training process and to the individual surgeon once endovascular privileges were granted. Complications were classified as local vascular, local nonvascular, or systemic/remote. Results From 2000 through 2004, 1208 \\{PEPs\\} were performed. During this time, three faculty surgeons achieved sufficient endovascular procedural experience and were granted endovascular privileges. Major complications consisted of 17 local vascular, three local nonvascular, and four systemic/remote. Three deaths occurred. Renal percutaneous transluminal angioplasty/stent procedures had the highest complication and death rate at 9%. The major complication and death rate per year was 1.8% to 4.9% (P = .32) and did not significantly vary. The major complication and death rate for all 1208 \\{PEPs\\} was 2.2%. The surgeon-specific complication and death rate was 1.9% to 3.6% (P = .14) and did not vary between surgeons. Conclusion Endovascular skills can be safely transferred using a vascular surgeon-based training paradigm. When the training paradigm is directed at satisfying currently recommended guidelines for endovascular privileging, competent endovascular surgeons are the result.

Fred A. Weaver; Douglas B. Hood; Haimesh Shah; Jason Alexander; Steven Katz; Vincent Rowe; Albert E. Yellin

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Podcasting: are student competencies hindering its potential?  

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Currently, podcasting has been overwhelmingly embraced by commercial and community media sources such as T.V. and radio to expand their listening audience. This same concept can be utilised from an educational point of view, where podcasting has the potential to expand flexible learning environments to give students more control over where and when they engage with their learning experience. This paper presents a study on the impact of short podcasts on students and academic staff in the Faculty of Economics and Business, The University of Sydney and has exposed a potential concern about the technical competencies of the student community.

Steve Clark; Lucy Taylor

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for  

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories November 17, 2006 - 9:25am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it plans to begin competing the management and operating (M&O) contracts for three of its Office of Science national laboratories over the next 18 months. These competitions are part of DOE's policy to compete M&O contracts for DOE National Laboratories to ensure the greatest possible benefit to the Department of Energy and the American taxpayers. The laboratories to be competed and their current M&O contractors are Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) operated by Brookhaven Science

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LDRD 140639 final report : investigation of transmutation claims.  

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The Proton-21 Laboratory in the Ukraine has been publishing results on shock-induced transmutation of several elements, including Cobalt 60 into non-radioactive elements. This report documents exploratory characterization of a shock-compressed Aluminum-6061 sample, which is the only available surrogate for the high-purity copper samples in the Proton-21 experiments. The goal was to determine Sandia's ability to detect possible shock-wave-induced transmutation products and to unambiguously validate or invalidate the claims in collaboration with the Proton-21 Laboratory. We have developed a suitable characterization process and tested it on the surrogate sample. Using trace elemental analysis capabilities, we found elevated and localized concentrations of impurity elements like the Ukrainians report. All our results, however, are consistent with the ejection of impurities that were not in solution in our alloy or were deposited from the cathode during irradiation or possibly storage. Based on the detection capabilities demonstrated and additional techniques available, we are positioned to test samples from Proton-21 if funded to do so.

Reich, Jeffrey E.; Van Devender, J. Pace; Mowry, Curtis Dale; Grant, Richard P.; Ohlhausen, James Anthony

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fraud detection in medicare claims: A multivariate outlier detection approach  

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We apply traditional and customized multivariate outlier detection methods to detect fraud in medicare claims. We use two sets of 11 derived features, and one set of the 22 combined features. The features are defined so that fraudulent medicare providers should tend to have larger features values than non-fraudulent providers. Therefore we have an apriori direction ({open_quotes}large values{close_quotes}) in high dimensional feature space to search for the multivariate outliers. We focus on three issues: (1) outlier masking (Example: the presence of one outlier can make it difficult to detect a second outlier), (2) the impact of having an apriori direction to search for fraud, and (3) how to compare our detection methods. Traditional methods include Mahalanobis distances, (with and without dimension reduction), k-nearest neighbor, and density estimation methods. Some methods attempt to mitigate the outlier masking problem (for example: minimum volume ellipsoid covariance estimator). Customized methods include ranking methods (such as Spearman rank ordering) that exploit the {open_quotes}large is suspicious{close_quotes} notion. No two methods agree completely which providers are most suspicious so we present ways to compare our methods. One comparison method uses a list of known-fraudulent providers. All comparison methods restrict attention to the most suspicious providers.

Burr, T.; Hale, C.; Kantor, M. [and others

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On Recent Claims Concerning the R_h=ct Universe  

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The R_h=ct Universe is a Friedmann-Robertson-Walker (FRW) cosmology which, like LCDM, assumes the presence of dark energy in addition to (baryonic and non-luminous) matter and radiation. Unlike LCDM, however, it is also constrained by the equation of state (EOS) p=-rho/3, in terms of the total pressure p and energy density rho. One-on-one comparative tests between R_h=ct and LCDM have been carried out using over 14 different cosmological measurements and observations. In every case, the data have favoured R_h=ct over the standard model, with model selection tools yielding a likelihood ~90-95% that the former is correct, versus only ~5-10% for the latter. In other words, the standard model without the EOS p=-rho/3 does not appear to be the optimal description of nature. Yet in spite of these successes---or perhaps because of them---several concerns have been published recently regarding the fundamental basis of the theory itself. The latest paper on this subject even claims---quite remarkably---that R_h=ct is ...

Melia, Fulvio

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CSAT Role-Based/Core Competency Training Program | Department...  

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The DOE OCIO has developed role-basedcore competency training modules for DOE Cybersecurity staff and other employees fulfilling significant cyber roles and functions. This...

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Children's Development of Social Competences in Early Childhood Education.  

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??In this Master's thesis early environmental influences on childrens development of social competences were explored and an early childhood education programme aimed at fostering this (more)

Kristiansen, Mikkel Bjelke

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts...  

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and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories...

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts...  

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories News News Home Featured Articles Science Headlines 2015 2014 2013 2012...

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DOE FTCP Supplemental Competencies - Human Factors Engineering Functional Area Qualification Competency Examples for DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel  

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FTCP FTCP SUPPLEMENTAL COMPETENCIES HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING FUNCTIONAL AREA QUALIFICATION COMPETENCY EXAMPLES For DOE Defense Nuclear Facilities Technical Personnel APPROVAL The Federal Technical Capability Panel consists of senior U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managers responsible for overseeing the Federal Technical Capability Program. This Panel is responsible for reviewing and approving qualification standards and competencies for Department-wide application. Approval of this set of competency statements by the Federal Technical Capability Panel is indicated by signature below. ?fuv-~ Karen L. Boardman, Chairperson ~·/Cf I Federal Technical Capability Panel * '2._ 3/19/12 I luman Factors Engineering compc1cncics U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

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On Recent Claims Concerning the R_h=ct Universe  

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The R_h=ct Universe is a Friedmann-Robertson-Walker (FRW) cosmology which, like LCDM, assumes the presence of dark energy in addition to (baryonic and non-luminous) matter and radiation. Unlike LCDM, however, it is also constrained by the equation of state (EOS) p=-rho/3, in terms of the total pressure p and energy density rho. One-on-one comparative tests between R_h=ct and LCDM have been carried out using over 14 different cosmological measurements and observations. In every case, the data have favoured R_h=ct over the standard model, with model selection tools yielding a likelihood ~90-95% that the former is correct, versus only ~5-10% for the latter. In other words, the standard model without the EOS p=-rho/3 does not appear to be the optimal description of nature. Yet in spite of these successes---or perhaps because of them---several concerns have been published recently regarding the fundamental basis of the theory itself. The latest paper on this subject even claims---quite remarkably---that R_h=ct is a vacuum solution, though quite evidently rho is not 0. Here, we address these concerns and demonstrate that all criticisms leveled thus far against R_h=ct, including the supposed vacuum condition, are unwarranted. They all appear to be based on incorrect assumptions or basic theoretical errors. Nevertheless, continued scrutiny such as this will be critical to establishing R_h=ct as the correct description of nature.

Fulvio Melia

2014-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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INFORMATION COMPETENCE PROGRAM Loyola College and College of Notre Dame  

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INFORMATION COMPETENCE PROGRAM for Loyola College and College of Notre Dame The skills of analysis was. (Boyer Commission) Statement of Purpose Information literacy is the ability to access, evaluate, organize, and use information ethically to meet a need. The purpose of the Information Competence Program

Morrell, Christopher H.

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Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps  

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

Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs - Phase 2 (July/August 2013) Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs - Phase 2 (July/August 2013) DOE has recognized that the electricity industry needs workforce development resources that can aid in the accelerating need for Secure Power Systems Professionals, while at the same time identifying capabilities and competencies to protect and enable the modernized grid currently being built. In the spring of 2011 a project was initiated to identify those capabilities and competencies along with assessing the need and qualifications for a certification program for Secure Power Systems

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Random survival forests for competing risks  

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......independently from a standard normal distribution and...In the future, we plan to complement the package...measures are average (standard deviation) of test set...of two referees whose reviews improved the manuscript...Statistical Analysis and Data Mining (2010) 4:115-132......

Hemant Ishwaran; Thomas A. Gerds; Udaya B. Kogalur; Richard D. Moore; Stephen J. Gange; Bryan M. Lau

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wednesday, June 6, 2001 [Fwd: 9th REQUEST: Is there any documentation of the Palm Pilot = refrigerator energy use claim?  

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= refrigerator energy use claim?] Page: 1 IMAP://imap4.lbl.gov?fetch>UID>/INBOX>25065 Subject: [Fwd: 9th REQUEST: Is there any documentation of the Palm Pilot = refrigerator energy use claim?] Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 10 are still using the wireless Palm Pilot = refrigerator claim (you cite the network electricity used

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12. Turing Machines/Combinations of ffl We claimed that Turing machines are a formal model of  

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12. Turing Machines/Combinations of ffl We claimed that Turing machines are a formal model existed or can ever be built. ffl This lecture justifies this claim by showing how complex machines can will further justify the claim by showing that attempts to generalize Turing machines do not lead to more

Golin, Mordecai J.

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Environmental Rights of Indigenous Peoples under the Alien Tort Claims Act, the Public Trust Doctrine and Corporate Ethics, and Environmental Dispute Resolution  

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ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS THE ALIEN TORT CLAIMS ACT AS A REMEDYPrinciple Through the Alien Tort Claims Act, 9 N.Y.U. ENvmL.of Indigenous Peoples Under the Alien Tort Claims Act, the

Cohan, John Alan

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tax aggressiveness, R&D spending, and firms claims for R&D tax deductions.  

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??Using proprietary data obtained from a local tax office in China, I examine how tax aggressiveness affects a firms incentive to claim for R&D tax (more)

Wang, Zitian.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Claim form for CONTINGENCY EDUCATION GRANT of Research Scholars (office use)  

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Claim form for CONTINGENCY EDUCATION GRANT of Research Scholars Form No. (office use) Name of Research Scholar ____________________________________________Computer Code___________________ Year Items Membership Fees for Professional Organisation/s Computer Peripherals Travel expenses for attending

Udgaonkar, Jayant B.

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FTCP FY09 Operational Plan GOAL 3 Competency Development  

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1 1 Competency Development Members of the FTCP conference breakout team for the Competency Development session were Adolph Garcia, Kevin Smith, Joe Vozella, Pete Rodrik, Carol Sohn, Bill Schleyer, Bruce Stolte, David Kozlowski, Mike Mikolanis, Dave Chaney and Mark Alsdorf. The Champion for Competency Development is Carol Sohn. Four objectives were identified by the breakout team (team leaders are in parentheses): 1. Define and describe the key steps an individual should take to achieve status as a DOE-recognized expert. (Dave Chaney/ Kevin Smith) 2. Define and clarify the term "continuing training/continuous learning" and identify the administrative processes/tools/means/ methods of effective implementation. (Adolph Garcia/ Bill Schleyer)

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DOE Cyber Security Role, Competency and Functional Matrix  

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5/4/2011 5/4/2011 DOE Cyber Security Role, Competency and Functional Matrix DOE Cyber Security EBK: A Competency and Functional Framework for Cyber Security Workforce Development DOE Cyber Security Functional Roles Chief Information Officer (CIO) Information Owner/Steward Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Authorizing Official (AO) AO Designated Representative (AODR) Common Control Provider Information System Owner Cyber Security Program Manager (CSPM) Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Information Security Architect Information System Security Engineer Security Control Assessor Core Competencies Data Security ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Enterprise Continuity ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

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Defense Program Equivalencies for Technical Qualification Standard Competencies  

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2, 1995 2, 1995 MEMORANDUM FOR Distribution FROM: Thomas W. Evans Technical Personnel Program Coordinator SUBJECT: Defense Program Equivalencies for Technical Qualification Standard Competencies Defense Programs has undertaken an effort to compare the competencies in the General Technical Base Qualification Standard and the Functional Area Qualification Standards with various positions in the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program and the commercial nuclear industry. The purpose of this effort is to determine if equivalencies can be granted for competencies based on previous training and experience in these areas. The equivalency crosswalk was developed by subject matter experts who held positions in the Navy and/or the commercial nuclear power program. To date, equivalencies have been

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Document Normalization Revisited Cosine Pivoted Document Length Normalization has  

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submitted results to the TREC-10 web track. 2. Calibrating the Slope for Ad Hoc Task Using pivoted documentDocument Normalization Revisited Abstract Cosine Pivoted Document Length Normalization has reached for the document collection degrades average precision by as much as 20%. 1. Introduction The cosine measure

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A Complex Model for Distributing Competences That Requires Further Safeguards  

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The distribution of competences between State and Autonomous Communities in Spain has recently undergone a number of major changes resulting from the reform of the Statutes of Autonomy. The present article seeks ...

Paloma Biglino Campos

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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www.kit.edu CompetenCe e  

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-Mail: britta.crocoll@kit.edu Elektrische Energiespeicher und Antriebssysteme Competence E ­ ein Energiespeicher- materialien. KIT verbindet die Nanotechnologie mit modernsten Methoden der Materialforschung. KIT- schwerpunkt elektrische Energiespeicher und den damit verbundenen elektrischen Antriebssystemen überneh- men

Schmitt, Peter H.

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Magnetism and Superconductivity Compete in Iron-based Superconductors...  

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Magnetism and Superconductivity Compete in Iron-based Superconductors Wednesday, April 30, 2014 HTSC Figure 1 Fig. 1. Measured electronic structure of underdoped Ba1-xKxFe2As2 in...

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UCHC Competency Checklist: ANNUAL Position Title: Licensed Practical  

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infusion tubing Chest Drainage System PCA Pump LEVEL 3: UNIT SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Peritoneal Dialysis Review & Audits Delirium: Risk Identification and Management (Med 4) Insulin: Continuous Infusion Falls (High Risk Meds. ­ chemotherapy, heparin infusions, insulin cont. infusions, insulin subcutaneous

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for  

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and Operating Contracts and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contracts for Three Office of Science Laboratories November 17, 2006 - 9:25am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it plans to begin competing the management and operating (M&O) contracts for three of its Office of Science national laboratories over the next 18 months. These competitions are part of DOE's policy to compete M&O contracts for DOE National Laboratories to ensure the greatest possible benefit to the Department of Energy and the American taxpayers. The laboratories to be competed and their current M&O contractors are Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) operated by Brookhaven Science

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File:03AKHAlaskaNativeClaimsSettlementLandsLeasing.pdf | Open Energy  

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AKHAlaskaNativeClaimsSettlementLandsLeasing.pdf AKHAlaskaNativeClaimsSettlementLandsLeasing.pdf Jump to: navigation, search File File history File usage File:03AKHAlaskaNativeClaimsSettlementLandsLeasing.pdf Size of this preview: 463 × 599 pixels. Other resolution: 464 × 600 pixels. Full resolution ‎(1,275 × 1,650 pixels, file size: 16 KB, MIME type: application/pdf) File history Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time. Date/Time Thumbnail Dimensions User Comment current 10:17, 18 October 2012 Thumbnail for version as of 10:17, 18 October 2012 1,275 × 1,650 (16 KB) Jnorris (Talk | contribs) You cannot overwrite this file. Edit this file using an external application (See the setup instructions for more information) File usage The following 2 pages link to this file: GRR/Flowcharts

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Complementing education with competence development: an ICT-based application  

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Nowadays, university policies highlight the importance of complementing teaching activities with competence development in the framework of the European Higher Education domain. A previous step for this concerns the development of an effective, efficient, practice-oriented, and user-friendly competence evaluation tool. The main objective of this article is to illustrate the use of a competence self-evaluation tool and to explore the implications of such Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tool for education. We use a web-based tool designed to assess and develop social and personal competences, which is applicable to the learning process. We apply it to a Spanish university, with students considered as project managers of their studies. We obtain some validation of the tool as an instrument for self-evaluation, with effects on the attitude towards learning, providing knowledge on the contribution of the learning activities to developing competences. We also discuss a series of implications at different levels of the education community: university management, teaching centres and, just as important, students.

Andrea Bikfalvi; Josep Llach Pages; Jussi Kantola; Pilar Marques Gou; Nuria Mancebo Fernandez

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Ambiguities of Political Opportunity: Political claims making of Russian-Jewish Immigrants in New York City  

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will be inserted by the editor) The Ambiguities of PoliticalOpportunity Political claims making of Russian-Jewishincorporated into the political process? A set of prominent

Soehl, Thomas

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contract for  

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3 » Department of 3 » Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contract for Brookhaven National Laboratory News Featured Articles Science Headlines 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Presentations & Testimony News Archives Contact Information Office of Science U.S. Department of Energy 1000 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC 20585 P: (202) 586-5430 04.18.13 Department of Energy to Compete Management and Operating Contract for Brookhaven National Laboratory Competition may lead to improved cost efficiencies as well as new and innovative approaches for planning the lab's future. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) plans to begin competing the management and operating (M&O) contract for the Brookhaven

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Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in  

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

Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing August 16, 2012 - 9:20am Addthis Saving Energy and Resources 1 of 4 Saving Energy and Resources Thanks to additive manufacturing technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory was able to fabricate a robotic hand with less energy use and material waste. The novel, lightweight, low-cost fluid powered hand was selected for a 2012 R&D 100 award. | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Partnering with Industry 2 of 4 Partnering with Industry The Energy Department's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory includes an array of state-of-the-art additive manufacturing capabilities, allowing researchers and industry to develop

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances | Department of  

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances May 10, 2012 - 1:39pm Addthis 1 of 5 Team Cal Poly Solar is working to significantly reduce the cost and construction time on their solar concentrator for cooking. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2 of 5 Professor Dale Dolan's students from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo Electrical Engineering department testing the placement of their Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Panel for Pool Heating. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 3 of 5 Students from the University of Maryland working hard to make a residential air condition unit more efficient. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 4 of 5 Team Ohio State's vapor compression hybrid air/water conditioning system

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances | Department of  

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances May 10, 2012 - 1:39pm Addthis 1 of 5 Team Cal Poly Solar is working to significantly reduce the cost and construction time on their solar concentrator for cooking. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2 of 5 Professor Dale Dolan's students from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo Electrical Engineering department testing the placement of their Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Panel for Pool Heating. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 3 of 5 Students from the University of Maryland working hard to make a residential air condition unit more efficient. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 4 of 5 Team Ohio State's vapor compression hybrid air/water conditioning system

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Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in  

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Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing Building an American Economy to Last: American Competiveness in Manufacturing August 16, 2012 - 9:20am Addthis Saving Energy and Resources 1 of 4 Saving Energy and Resources Thanks to additive manufacturing technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory was able to fabricate a robotic hand with less energy use and material waste. The novel, lightweight, low-cost fluid powered hand was selected for a 2012 R&D 100 award. | Photo courtesy of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Partnering with Industry 2 of 4 Partnering with Industry The Energy Department's Manufacturing Demonstration Facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory includes an array of state-of-the-art additive manufacturing capabilities, allowing researchers and industry to develop

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances | Department of  

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Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances Students Compete to Design Energy-Efficient Appliances May 10, 2012 - 1:39pm Addthis 1 of 5 Team Cal Poly Solar is working to significantly reduce the cost and construction time on their solar concentrator for cooking. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2 of 5 Professor Dale Dolan's students from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo Electrical Engineering department testing the placement of their Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic Panel for Pool Heating. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 3 of 5 Students from the University of Maryland working hard to make a residential air condition unit more efficient. Image: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 4 of 5 Team Ohio State's vapor compression hybrid air/water conditioning system

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Small Businesses in Arkansas Show How America Competes | Department of  

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Businesses in Arkansas Show How America Competes Businesses in Arkansas Show How America Competes Small Businesses in Arkansas Show How America Competes May 24, 2012 - 5:58pm Addthis Deputy Secretary Poneman tours Arkansas Power Electronics International as part of National Small Business Week. | Energy Department photo by Teryn Norris. Deputy Secretary Poneman tours Arkansas Power Electronics International as part of National Small Business Week. | Energy Department photo by Teryn Norris. Teryn Norris Special Assistant for Public Engagement, Office of the Secretary What are the key facts? Deputy Secretary Poneman announced $11 million in innovative research and technology grants of up to $150,000 to nearly 70 small businesses nationwide. America's economic leadership depends on small businesses, which create

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Hanford Firefighters Compete in Combat Challenge | Department of Energy  

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Firefighters Compete in Combat Challenge Firefighters Compete in Combat Challenge Hanford Firefighters Compete in Combat Challenge October 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Hanford Fire Department Lt. Anthony Lovato, Jr. (left) urges his teammate, Capt. Sean Barajas, to carry the 175-pound life-sized dummy across the finish line at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Everett, Wash. Hanford Fire Department Lt. Anthony Lovato, Jr. (left) urges his teammate, Capt. Sean Barajas, to carry the 175-pound life-sized dummy across the finish line at the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Everett, Wash. Hanford Fire Department Lt. Anthony Lovato, Jr. performs the 40-pound tower hoisting leg of the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge in Everett, Wash. Hanford Fire Department Lt. Anthony Lovato, Jr. performs the 40-pound tower

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direct normal | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

normal normal Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): A map depicting model estimates of monthly average daily total radiation using inputs derived from satellite and surface observations of cloud cover, aerosol optical depth, precipitable water vapor, albedo, atmospheric pressure and ozone sampled at a 40km resolution. (Purpose): A visual depiction of solar energy resource for concentrating solar power systems. Source NREL Date Released December 11th, 2003 (10 years ago) Date Updated October 30th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords Central America direct normal DNI map NREL solar SWERA UNEP Data application/pdf icon Download Map (pdf, 67.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Other or unspecified, see optional comment below

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Normalized cDNA libraries  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

This invention provides a method to normalize a directional cDNA library constructed in a vector that allows propagation in single-stranded circle form comprising: (a) propagating the directional cDNA library in single-stranded circles; (b) generating fragments complementary to the 3' noncoding sequence of the single-stranded circles in the library to produce partial duplexes; (c) purifying the partial duplexes; (d) melting and reassociating the purified partial duplexes to moderate Cot; and (e) purifying the unassociated single-stranded circles, thereby generating a normalized cDNA library.

Soares, Marcelo B. (New York, NY); Efstratiadis, Argiris (Englewood, NJ)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Normalized cDNA libraries  

DOE Patents [OSTI]

This invention provides a method to normalize a directional cDNA library constructed in a vector that allows propagation in single-stranded circle form comprising: (a) propagating the directional cDNA library in single-stranded circles; (b) generating fragments complementary to the 3{prime} noncoding sequence of the single-stranded circles in the library to produce partial duplexes; (c) purifying the partial duplexes; (d) melting and reassociating the purified partial duplexes to moderate Cot; and (e) purifying the unassociated single-stranded circles, thereby generating a normalized cDNA library. 4 figs.

Soares, M.B.; Efstratiadis, A.

1997-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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ATTACHMENT TO FORM 8233 (For use by students of Egypt who are claiming Tax Treaty exemption).  

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ATTACHMENT TO FORM 8233 (For use by students of Egypt who are claiming Tax Treaty exemption). 1. I was a resident of Egypt on the date of my arrival in the United States. I am not a United States citizen. I have the United States and Egypt in an amount not in excess of $3000 for any taxable year. I have not previously

Daly, Samantha

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5/7/2010 9:22 AM Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: BP Claims Information  

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on for subsistence use purposes have been injured, destroyed, or lost by an oil spill incident. Anyone who is the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) and how can it be used? · The OSLTF can provide up to $15/7/2010 9:22 AM Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: BP Claims Information Frequently Asked Questions 1

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Iran-United States Claims Tribunal Precedent in Investor-State Arbitration  

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decisional law); and (iv) the merits or instructive value of the prior tribunal's reasoning in reaching its decision - hence, its exposition of the law. Applying these factors to the jurisprudence of the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal demonstrates the importance...

Gibson, Christopher S.; Drahozal, Christopher R.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPORT & RECREATION SERVICES-ICE HOCKEY INTRAMURALS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS,  

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of injury arising from falling and impacting against the floor or ice surface, walls or rink boardsSPORT & RECREATION SERVICES-ICE HOCKEY INTRAMURALS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WAIVER OF CLAIMS #:______________________ TO: THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE (THE "UOFL"), THE ACTIVITY: The UofL plays host to Ice Hockey

Burg, Theresa

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Microsoft Word - APRIL 2009 PMCDP Module CHRIS ESS Tutorial_REVIEW_UPDATE_COMPETENCY_INFORMATION.doc  

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REVIEW/UPDATE COMPETENCIES REVIEW/UPDATE COMPETENCIES REV: APRIL 2009 1 1. Click on the PMCDP menu and choose "Review/Update Competencies." 2. To update a developmental need, follow steps 3-13 below. To update an equivalency, follow steps 14-21 below. To update a waiver, follow steps 22-28 below. Review/Update Competencies Once you have completed a developmental assignment or training, or you have additional information to input for a competency, you may update it at any time. You may view comments from approving officials on competencies in the "Competency Status Report." See tutorial section on "Reports." ESS Tutorial, Project Management Career Development Program REVIEW/UPDATE COMPETENCIES REV: APRIL 2009 2 Changing and / or Submitting a Developmental Need Competency

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Normalization of Process Safety Metrics  

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D ........................................................................................................... 90 APPENDIX E ............................................................................................................ 98 VITA... are usually more than the product of workforce numbers and the work hours per worker. This action certainly degrades the precision of normalized incident rates. Moreover, this denominator only reflects limited and unspecified process information. New...

Wang, Mengtian

2012-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - APRIL 2009 PMCDP Module CHRIS ESS Tutorial_INITIAL_ENTRY_OF_COMPETENCY_INFORMATION.doc  

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Initial Entry of Competency Information REV: APRIL 2009 1 1. You may enter competency information several ways: * From the PMCDP Menu: Click on "PMCDP" and choose "Review/Update Competencies." * From the initial Profile Update Notification screen presented when you completed Step 4: After you have finished entering all your initial information, choose "If you wish to start assessing your PMCDP competencies, click here." * After you updated your project history: After you have finished entering all your initial information, choose "If you wish to start assessing your PMCDP competencies, click here." Initial Entry of Competency Information Once you have entered all your background information and project history, chosen your approving

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Last Update: 5-14-12 Assessment Competency Evaluation Form  

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Competency Criteria ____ A. Student understands and is able to articulate the referral question (e to the client. ____ C. Student selects assessment methods appropriate for the referral question and client (e to the referral question and the client assessed (e.g., the measures used are reliable and valid for the purposes

Gelfond, Michael

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The impact of organizational context and competences on innovation ambidexterity  

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of fields outside organizational learning, including innovation management (e.g., Cheng and Van de Ven, 19961 The impact of organizational context and competences on innovation ambidexterity Sébastien Brion of organizational context on ambidexterity. The present research tests whether organizational context affects

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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NAF Netherlands Architecture Forum for the Digital World Competences  

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NAF ­ Netherlands Architecture Forum for the Digital World Competences of IT Architects Roel of the special interest group "Professionalisation" of the Netherlands Architecture Forum for the Digital World of Twente, The Netherlands. Claudia Steghuis M.Sc. is Senior Consultant enterprise architecture at Capgemini

Wieringa, Roel

119

Microsoft PowerPoint - FTCP Presentation-Occupational Competency Models_September 18, 2012.pptx  

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Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency DOE Occupational Competency Models Models A R h GAO R NNSA M d i i A Response to the GAO Report to NNSA - Modernizing the Nuclear Security Enterprise Eric Coleman Acting Director, g , Learning & Workforce Development L&D Innovation, Technology & Performance Improvement GAO Report to NNSA GAO Report to NNSA - - Findings Findings GAO Report to NNSA GAO Report to NNSA Findings Findings  NNSA workforce ◦ 34,000 M&O contractor employees ◦ 2,400 federal employees , p y GAO Report to NNSA GAO Report to NNSA - - Findings Findings GAO Report to NNSA GAO Report to NNSA Findings Findings * * NNSA Workforce NNSA Workforce NNSA Workforce NNSA Workforce o Workers possess skills not readily available in the job

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Webcast of the Renewable Energy Competency Model: An Aid to Build a Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce  

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The Department of Energy held a webcast titled "Renewable Energy Competency Model: An Aid to Build a Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce" on Monday, October 22, 2012. The Renewable Energy Competency...

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121

Assessing changes in competency of fourth-year veterinary medical students following a defined clinical experience  

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at the highest competence level, Among The Most Competent Students, for five descriptors of values and beliefs listed under Responsibility, Professionalism, and Interpersonal Skills. The faculty comparison assessment was in agreement with the student...

Espitia, Noberto Francisco

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding the Influences on Undergraduate Athletic Training Students' Perceived Cultural Competence  

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competence than those attending public institutions. In addition, students who attended doctoral institutions were more likely to have higher levels of cultural competence than those attending masters or bachelors institutions. The final characteristic from...

Volberding, Jennifer Lynn

2011-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Descriptions of Sustainability Competencies Task Force on Sustainability in Engineering Education  

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1 Descriptions of Sustainability Competencies Task Force on Sustainability in Engineering Education sustainability competencies which have been developed by the Task Force so that faculty members could understand incorporate these outcomes into their courses. It is important to note that the sustainability competencies

Bone, Gary

124

5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 |  

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5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 January 25, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL I suppose it's officially "tax season," though that term doesn't seem to be tossed out by popular media until late March or early April, when the deadline is looming and pressure is on. If you're an early bird, you may already be thinking about your taxes. At the very least, you should be starting to gather up everything you'll need-I know those W-2s and other forms are trickling in! Some of the materials you may need this year include receipts, forms, and manufacturer certification statements from any energy-efficient purchases you made last year. Take another look at which products are eligible for

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5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 |  

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5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 5 Things to Know Before You Claim Your Energy Tax Credit: Part 1 January 25, 2010 - 7:30am Addthis Allison Casey Senior Communicator, NREL I suppose it's officially "tax season," though that term doesn't seem to be tossed out by popular media until late March or early April, when the deadline is looming and pressure is on. If you're an early bird, you may already be thinking about your taxes. At the very least, you should be starting to gather up everything you'll need-I know those W-2s and other forms are trickling in! Some of the materials you may need this year include receipts, forms, and manufacturer certification statements from any energy-efficient purchases you made last year. Take another look at which products are eligible for

126

Ensuring Physicians' Competence Is Maintenance of Certification the Answer?  

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Pressed by their leaders, external stakeholders, and a public troubled by lapses in the quality of care and unsustainable cost increases, physicians are facing stiffer challenges in initiatives designed to link more closely the goals of learning with the delivery of better care and measures of greater... Maintenance of certification programs sponsored by the American Board of Medical Specialties and its member boards were designed to improve and assess physicians' clinical competence. The authors discuss the history of MOC and current controversies.

Iglehart J.K.; Baron R.B.

2012-12-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of family routines and family stress on child competencies  

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2006 Major Subject: School Psychology iii ABSTRACT Effects of Family Routines and Family Stress on Child Competencies. (August 2006) Crystal Rene? Hill, B.A., Francis Marion University; M.S., Francis Marion University Chair..., Fuligni, & Brooks-Gunn, 2002). Additionally, better child health (Boyce et al., 1977; Fiese & Wamboldt, 2003a; Fiese & Wamboldt, 2003b; Fiese, Wamboldt, & Anbar, 2005) and overall higher levels of child regulatory control (Fiese...

Hill, Crystal Renee

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Major Normal Fault | Open Energy Information  

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Major Normal Fault Major Normal Fault Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Major Normal Fault Dictionary.png Major Normal Fault: Normal faults are structures in which the hanging wall is down dropped along the fault plane relative to the foot wall. They are the predominant type of structure in extensional tectonic environments, but are commonly encountered in a number of geologic settings. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Controlling Structures List of controlling structures typically associated with geothermal systems: Major Normal Fault Termination of a Major Normal Fault Stepover or Relay Ramp in Normal Fault Zones Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Fault Intersection Accommodation Zone Displacement Transfer Zone Pull-Apart in Strike-Slip Fault Zone

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Affirmatively furthering fair housing : overcoming barriers to implementation of the Westchester County, NY false claims case settlement  

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Westchester County, NY was sued by the Anti-Discrimination Center of Metro New York, Inc. (ADC) under the False Claims Act for allegedly failing to meet its Affirmatively Further Fair Housing obligation for Community ...

Stein, Julie Iris

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Building up a firm's commercialisation competence: from product concept to the first reference  

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This study examines the build-up of commercialisation competence when a firm moves from concept development to the first customer reference. During this period, substantial learning on commercialisation occurs as the firm develops an understanding of the fit between the business environment and the new product, which helps the firm improve its strategic marketing decisions. This process builds the innovator firm's commercialisation competence which makes it possible for the firm to succeed in acquiring the first reference. The study draws on the literature on innovation management concerning innovation competence, commercialisation of innovations, and reference marketing. Employing qualitative multiple case analysis, this study generates a dynamic model for commercialisation competence build-up and identifies strategic marketing, market preparation/creation and sales creation as key competence groups for commercialisation with a total of 14 sub-competences. The developed framework serves as a managerial tool to determine critical steps in commercialisation and the required commercialisation competences.

Leena Aarikka-Stenroos; Tuula Lehtimäki

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Combinatorial Maps with Normalized Knot Dainis ZEPS  

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Combinatorial Maps with Normalized Knot Dainis ZEPS Abstract We consider combinatorial maps's normalization doesn't affect combinatorial map what concerns its generality. Knot's normalization leads to more concise numeration of corners in maps, e.g., odd or even corners allow easy to follow distinguished cycles

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

132

SMITH NORMAL FORM AND LAPLACIANS DINO LORENZINI  

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SMITH NORMAL FORM AND LAPLACIANS DINO LORENZINI Abstract. Let M denote the Laplacian matrix of a graph G. Associated with G is a finite group (G), obtained from the Smith normal form of M, and whose /Im(M). This group can be computed in practice using the Smith normal form of M, as follows. Given any

Lorenzini, Dino J.

133

Chaos in a well : Effects of competing length scales  

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A discontinuous generalization of the standard map, which arises naturally as the dynamics of a periodically kicked particle in a one dimensional infinite square well potential, is examined. Existence of competing length scales, namely the width of the well and the wavelength of the external field, introduce novel dynamical behaviour. Deterministic chaos induced diffusion is observed for weak field strengths as the length scales do not match. This is related to an abrupt breakdown of rotationally invariant curves and in particular KAM tori. An approximate stability theory is derived wherein the usual standard map is a point of ``bifurcation''.

R. Sankaranarayanan; A. Lakshminarayan; V. B. Sheorey

2000-05-17T23:59:59.000Z

134

Quantum Criticality Stabilizes High T_c Superconductivity Against Competing Symmetry-Breaking Instabilities  

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The occurrence of high-T_c superconductivity in systems including the cuprates and the iron-based superconductors, is known to coincide with the existence of anomalous normal-state properties which have been associated with quantum criticality. We argue here that this observation results from the fact that quantum criticality can allow the occurrence of very-strong-coupling superconductivity by preventing its suppression due to competing symmetry-breaking instabilities. Treating the electrons through a large-U ansatz yields their separation into boson quasiparticles which are directly involved in the formation of these instabilities, represented as their Bose condensates, and charge-carrying fermion quasiparticles which are affected by them indirectly. Within the critical regime, condensates corresponding to the different broken-symmetry states are combined; consequently their negative effect on the pairing of the fermions is strongly diminished, enabling high-T_c superconductivity to occur. The observed phase diagram of the hole-doped cuprates then derives from a hidden T=0 quantum phase transition between a Fermi-liquid and a non-Fermi-liquid broken-symmetry striped state. The pseudogap range within this diagram is found to include two distinct regimes, with partial pairing occurring in one of them.

Josef Ashkenazi; Neil F. Johnson

2012-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

135

Defense Program Equivalencies for Technical Qualification Standard Competencies12/12/1995  

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Defense Programs has undertaken an effort to compare the competencies in the GeneralTechnical Base Qualification Standard and the Functional Area Qualification Standards withvarious positions in...

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Defense Attorneys' Perceptions of Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations in Oklahoma: A Second Look.  

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??The purpose of this study was to examine Oklahoma defense attorneys' perceptions of competency to stand trial evaluations. Participants in this study were 47 attorneys (more)

Graham, Angila

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Self-Reported and Observed Cultural Competence and Therapeutic Alliance in Family Therapy.  

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??Because of its political and philosophical launching ground (Arredondo & Perez, 2006), cultural competence did not begin as an empirical research program, and as a (more)

Mayorga, Carla Cecilia

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

AUGUSTOSAGNOTTI ScuolaNormaleSuperiore-Pisa  

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JoelScherk,unfisicodell'Eco- le Normale Supérieure di Parigi scomparso prematuramente nel- l'80. La stessa Teoria, creata nel 1968

Abbondandolo, Alberto

139

alla Normale 1_la Scuola 9  

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funzione che in Francia viene svolta dalla gemella ?cole Normale Supérieure di Parigi. A questa antica

Abbondandolo, Alberto

140

Conformal Universality in Normal Matrix Ensembles  

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A remarkable property of Hermitian ensembles is their universal behavior, that is, once properly rescaled the eigenvalue statistics does not depend on particularities of the ensemble. Recently, normal matrix ensembles have attracted increasing attention, however, questions on universality for these ensembles still remain under debate. We analyze the universality properties of random normal ensembles. We show that the concept of universality used for Hermitian ensembles cannot be directly extrapolated to normal ensembles. Moreover, we show that the eigenvalue statistics of random normal matrices with radially symmetric potential can be made universal under a conformal transformation.

Alexei M. Veneziani; Tiago Pereira; Domingos H. U. Marchetti

2009-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Measurement - Shortwave narrowband direct normal irradiance  

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Measurement : Shortwave narrowband direct normal irradiance The rate at which radiant energy in narrow bands of wavelengths shorter than approximately 4mum, that comes directly...

142

Temperature Normals/Extremes-August - Hanford Site  

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September October November December Historical Weather Charts Temperature NormalsExtremes-August Email Email Page | Print Print Page |Text Increase Font Size Decrease Font...

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-October - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-April - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-July - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-May - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-December - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-March - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-September - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-November - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-June - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-February - Hanford Site  

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Temperature Normals/Extremes-January - Hanford Site  

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Competing spreading processes on multiplex networks: awareness and epidemics  

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Epidemic-like spreading processes on top of multilayered interconnected complex networks reveal a rich phase diagram of intertwined competition effects. A recent study by the authors [Granell et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 128701 (2013)] presented the analysis of the interrelation between two processes accounting for the spreading of an epidemics, and the spreading of information awareness to prevent its infection, on top of multiplex networks. The results in the case in which awareness implies total immunization to the disease, revealed the existence of a metacritical point at which the critical onset of the epidemics starts depending on the reaching of the awareness process. Here we present a full analysis of these critical properties in the more general scenario where the awareness spreading does not imply total immunization, and where infection does not imply immediate awareness of it. We find the critical relation between both competing processes for a wide spectrum of parameters representing the interacti...

Granell, Clara; Arenas, Alex

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Extremal unital completely positive normal maps  

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We study the convex set of unital completely positive normal map on a von-Neumann algebra and find a necessary and sufficient condition for an element in the convex set to be extremal. We also deal with the same problem for the convex subset which admits a faithful normal state.

Anilesh Mohari

2013-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

156

Understanding the influence of information systems competencies on process innovation: A resource-based view  

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The resource based view of firms is used to explore how information system (IS) competencies affect process innovation in an organization. Data was collected through a case study of two process innovations at a healthcare firm in the United States. The ... Keywords: Case study, Healthcare, Information systems competencies, Process innovation, Resource based theory

Monideepa Tarafdar; Steven R. Gordon

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCHC Competency Checklist: ANNUAL Position Title: Registered Nurse, JDH Employee Name: Unit: Cancer Center  

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COMPETENCIES Alaris Pump-use of guardrails, secondary infusion tubing V LEVEL 3: UNIT SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Alaris Pump ­ use of new chemotherapy administration tubing (Infusion RN) V, RD 5-FU Infusion Pump (Infusion RN) V Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs ­ Proper PPE and Double Gloving B. DOCUMENTATION

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Competing with free: the impact of movie broadcasts on DVD sales and internet piracy1  

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The creative industries have frequently expressed concern that they can't compete with freely available copies of their content. Competing with free is particularly concerning for movie studios, whose content may be more prone to single-use consumption ... Keywords: DVD sales, broadcast flag, consumer surplus, information goods, movie broadcasts, movie piracy, movie promotion

Michael D. Smith; Rahul Telang

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Perceptions of selected senior administrators of higher education institutions in Mexico regarding needed administrative competencies  

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PERCEPTIONS OF SELECTED SENIOR ADMINISTRATORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN MEXICO REGARDING NEEDED ADMINISTRATIVE COMPETENCIES A Dissertation by ELSA MARIA GONZALEZ Y GONZALEZ Submitted to the Office of Graduate... ? 2004 ELSA MARIA GONZALEZ Y GONZALEZ ALL RIGHTS RESERVED PERCEPTIONS OF SELECTED SENIOR ADMINISTRATORS OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN MEXICO REGARDING NEEDED ADMINISTRATIVE COMPETENCIES A Dissertation by ELSA MARIA GONZALEZ Y...

Gonzalez y Gonzalez, Elsa Maria

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Definition: Direct normal irradiance | Open Energy Information  

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normal irradiance normal irradiance (Redirected from Definition:DNI) Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Direct normal irradiance the amount of solar radiation received per unit area by a surface perpendicular (normal) to the rays that come in a straight line from the direction of the sun at its current position in the sky.[1] Also Known As DNI Related Terms Solar radiation, Irradiance, Concentrating solar power, Global horizontal irradiance References ↑ http://www.3tier.com/en/support/glossary/#dni Retrie LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. ved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Direct_normal_irradiance&oldid=423379" Category: Definitions What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link

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161

Normalizing the causality between time series  

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Recently, a rigorous yet concise formula has been derived to evaluate the information flow, and hence the causality in a quantitative sense, between time series. To assess the importance of a resulting causality, it needs to be normalized. The normalization is achieved through distinguishing three types of fundamental mechanisms that govern the marginal entropy change of the flow recipient. A normalized or relative flow measures its importance relative to other mechanisms. In analyzing realistic series, both absolute and relative information flows need to be taken into account, since the normalizers for a pair of reverse flows belong to two different entropy balances; it is quite normal that two identical flows may differ a lot in relative importance in their respective balances. We have reproduced these results with several autoregressive models. We have also shown applications to a climate change problem and a financial analysis problem. For the former, reconfirmed is the role of the Indian Ocean Dipole as ...

Liang, X San

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its  

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Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory June 6, 2007 - 1:25pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will compete the management and operating (M&O) contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, the nation's primary laboratory for clean energy research. The competition reflects DOE's commitment to regularly compete its M&O contracts for DOE national laboratories to ensure the greatest possible benefit to DOE, its mission and this Nation. The current contract, which expires on November

163

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar  

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Student Teams to Compete in Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar Decathlon U.S. Department of Energy Announces Student Teams to Compete in 2011 Solar Decathlon April 15, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the 20 collegiate teams selected to compete in the next U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon which will be held on the National Mall in Washington, DC in the Fall 2011. For two weeks, teams of college and university students from across the United States and the world will compete to design, build, and operate the most affordable, attractive, effective, and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy, the competition will highlight affordable homes that combine energy-efficient construction and appliances with renewable energy

164

Using Medicaid and CHIP Claims Data to Support Pediatric Quality Measurement: Lessons From 3 Centers of Excellence in Measure Development  

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AbstractObjective We sought to explore the claims data-related issues relevant to quality measure development for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), illustrating the challenges encountered and solutions developed around 3 distinct performance measure topics: care coordination for children with complex needs, quality of care for high-prevalence conditions, and hospital readmissions. Methods Each of 3 centers of excellence presents an example that illustrates the challenges of using claims data for quality measurement. Results Our Centers of Excellence in pediatric quality measurement used innovative methods to develop algorithms that use Medicaid claims data to identify children with complex needs; overcome some shortcomings of existing data for measuring quality of care for common conditions such as otitis media; and identify readmissions after hospitalizations for lower respiratory infections. Conclusions Our experience constructing quality measure specifications using claims data suggests that it will be challenging to measure key quality of care constructs for Medicaid-insured children at a national level in a timely and consistent way. Without better data to underpin pediatric quality measurement, Medicaid and CHIP will have difficulty using some existing measures for accountability, value-based purchasing, and quality improvement both across states and within states.

Courtney Gidengil; Rita Mangione-Smith; L. Charles Bailey; Mary Lawrence Cawthon; Elizabeth A. McGlynn; Mari M. Nakamura; Jeffrey Schiff; Mark A. Schuster; Eric C. Schneider

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Moreh, Block, and Danon Reply: In the preceding Comment [1], Mayers may be right in claiming that the  

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Moreh, Block, and Danon Reply: In the preceding Comment [1], Mayers may be right in claiming and Y. Danon2 1 Physics Department Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beer-Sheva, Israel 2 Gaerttner. Moreh, R. C. Block, Y. Danon, and M. Neuman, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 055302 (2006). [3] C. A

Danon, Yaron

166

Defining a competency framework to shape the professional education of national security master strategists: a web-based Delphi study  

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The purpose of this study was to develop a competency framework to shape development of a professional education program for master strategists in national security. The research problem focused on the absence of a competency framework to guide...

Clark, Thomas George

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

167

Is there a large risk of radiation A critical review of pessimistic claims  

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A number of situations where it has been claimed that moderate radiation doses cause leukemia or other cancers are carefully reviewed. We look at cases in the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. Usually it can be demonstrated that there is an alternative, more probable, explanation for the effect seen. In several cases the authors of the papers have fallen into statistical traps. The most frequent is a posteriori selection of cohort boundaries in both space and time: a trap illustrated dramatically by Feynman. The next most common trap is to arbitrarily select one out of many ways of looking at the data, against which we were warned by Tippett. Several cohorts are compared with respect to the number of persons at risk, average dose, and the number of cancers expected. Of these, only the cohort of A-bomb survivors in Japan and the recently unclassified data on the very large occupational doses for early Soviet nuclear workers at Chelyabinsk provide evidence of clearly visible excess cancers.

Shihab-Eldin, A.; Shlyakhter, A.; Wilson, R. (Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics)

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

168

Is there a large risk of radiation? A critical review of pessimistic claims  

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A number of situations where it has been claimed that moderate radiation doses cause leukemia or other cancers are carefully reviewed. We look at cases in the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. Usually it can be demonstrated that there is an alternative, more probable, explanation for the effect seen. In several cases the authors of the papers have fallen into statistical traps. The most frequent is a posteriori selection of cohort boundaries in both space and time: a trap illustrated dramatically by Feynman. The next most common trap is to arbitrarily select one out of many ways of looking at the data, against which we were warned by Tippett. Several cohorts are compared with respect to the number of persons at risk, average dose, and the number of cancers expected. Of these, only the cohort of A-bomb survivors in Japan and the recently unclassified data on the very large occupational doses for early Soviet nuclear workers at Chelyabinsk provide evidence of clearly visible excess cancers.

Shihab-Eldin, A.; Shlyakhter, A.; Wilson, R. [Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics

1992-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its  

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& Operating Contract for & Operating Contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory Department of Energy to Compete Management & Operating Contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory June 6, 2007 - 1:25pm Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced that it will compete the management and operating (M&O) contract for its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado, the nation's primary laboratory for clean energy research. The competition reflects DOE's commitment to regularly compete its M&O contracts for DOE national laboratories to ensure the greatest possible benefit to DOE, its mission and this Nation. The current contract, which expires on November 8, 2008, was last competed in 1998. "NREL's work, including research and development supporting President

170

Energy Department Selects Student Teams to Compete in 2009 Solar Decathlon  

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Selects Student Teams to Compete in 2009 Solar Selects Student Teams to Compete in 2009 Solar Decathlon Energy Department Selects Student Teams to Compete in 2009 Solar Decathlon January 24, 2008 - 10:53am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the 20 university-led teams selected to compete in the Department's fourth Solar Decathlon, which will be held on the National Mall in Washington, DC, in the fall of 2009. This year's teams have been selected from universities in the United States, Canada, and Germany and each team will receive $100,000 from DOE to uniquely design, build and operate an energy efficient, fully solar-powered home for this unique competition. Each home will utilize energy efficient technology and demonstrate that homes powered entirely by the sun do not have to sacrifice all the modern

171

Secretary Chu Announces Middle and High School Finalists Set to Compete in  

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Middle and High School Finalists Set to Middle and High School Finalists Set to Compete in the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. Secretary Chu Announces Middle and High School Finalists Set to Compete in the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. April 12, 2012 - 2:12pm Addthis Washington D.C. - Demonstrating the Obama Administration's commitment to improving the participation and performance of America's students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the list of 113 regional middle and high school finalists that will compete in the Energy Department's National Science Bowl Finals in Washington, D.C., at the end of April. Since January, nearly 14,000 students have competed in regional tournaments in which teams of

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Secretary Chu to Attend Event in Colorado on the Need to Compete Globally  

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Event in Colorado on the Need to Compete Event in Colorado on the Need to Compete Globally in Solar Manufacturing Secretary Chu to Attend Event in Colorado on the Need to Compete Globally in Solar Manufacturing November 17, 2011 - 12:59pm Addthis Washington D.C. - On Friday, November 18, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will meet with General Electric (GE) leadership and participate in a tour of its solar manufacturing facility in Arvada, Colorado. A press conference will occur after the tour where Secretary Chu will highlight the choice America faces when it comes to competing in the clean energy race and why we can and must play to win. WHAT: U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu will meet with General Electric leadership, tour solar manufacturing facility, and participate in a press conference.

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Four Minority Serving Institutions Selected to Compete in the 2013 Solar  

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Four Minority Serving Institutions Selected to Compete in the 2013 Four Minority Serving Institutions Selected to Compete in the 2013 Solar Decathlon Four Minority Serving Institutions Selected to Compete in the 2013 Solar Decathlon January 27, 2012 - 3:38pm Addthis An aerial shot of Orange County Great Park, site of the 2013 Solar Decathlon. An aerial shot of Orange County Great Park, site of the 2013 Solar Decathlon. Of the elite twenty teams that have been selected from across the country and around the world to compete in the 2013 Solar Decathlon, four are Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), showcasing the talent of our nation's MSIs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Congratulations are in order to these MSIs - and their partners - for making it to the Solar Decathlon: The University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College (El

174

Evaluation of Cultural Competence and Health Disparities Knowledge and Skill Sets of Public Health Department Staff  

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competence knowledge and programmatic skill sets of individuals employed by an urban department of health located in the southwest region of the US. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) guided the research design to effectively evaluate the correlation...

Hall, Marla

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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OUTCOMES OF ANTHROPOLOGICALLY BASED CULTURAL COMPETENCY EDUCATION FOR DOCTORAL STUDENTS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY  

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Researchers have developed tools to assess the impact of cultural awareness, sensitivity, and competency programs in health services. These tools are unreliable, lacking in validity, based on provider self-report, and ...

Drassen Ham, Amy

2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

176

Intercultural Competence Development through the Global Awareness Program at the University of Kansas  

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abroad and earned the Global Awareness Program (GAP) certificate at the University of Kansas (KU). Byram's 1997 definition of intercultural competence provided the conceptual framework for this study. Informed by this definition, my working definition...

McEnaney, Lauren E

2013-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

177

A Case Study of Higher Education Competency Models Utilizing an Assessment Framework  

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student affairs preparation programs at Colorado State University and Bowling Green State University, which have already created and implemented competency models for their master's level graduate students, I provide guidance and direction for other...

Uden, Jayme Robert

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

178

Student identified leadership competencies, skills, behaviors, and training needs: perspectives of college newspaper editors  

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This study identified the leadership competencies, skills, behaviors, and training needs most critical to a college newspaper leader's success. A Web-based Delphi technique, supported by the Center for Distance Learning Research at Texas A...

Rowlands, Alice J.

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

179

Increasing auditors' competence : the impact of the ST regulation of the CSRC  

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This paper examines the competence and independence of Chinese auditors. I find significant positive correlation between the modified audit opinions (MAOs) of China A-share companies from 2002 to 2011 and parameters of the ...

Shi, Yanting, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Testing Competing Precipitation Forecasts Accurately and Efficiently: The Spatial Prediction Comparison Test  

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Which model is best? Many challenges exist when testing competing forecast models, especially for those with high spatial resolution. Spatial correlation, double penalties, and small-scale errors are just a few such challenges. Many new methods ...

Eric Gilleland

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development ProgramsSummary Report  

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This document is a summarization of the report, Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs, the final report for phase 2 of the SPSP (DOE workforce study) project.

O'Neil, Lori Ross; Assante, Michael; Tobey, D. H.; Conway, T. J.; Vanderhorst, Jr, T. J.; Januszewski, III, J.; Leo, R.; Perman, K.

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Analysis of Hydrogen and Competing Technologies for Utility-Scale Energy Storage (Presentation)  

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Presentation about the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's analysis of hydrogen energy storage scenarios, including analysis framework, levelized cost comparison of hydrogen and competing technologies, analysis results, and conclusions drawn from the analysis.

Steward, D.

2010-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

183

Best Practices for Teaching Core Competencies to Baldrige Examiners in State Baldrige Programs  

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The purpose of this study was to determine the core competencies needed by state Baldrige examiners, to identify best practices in examiner training programs provided by state Baldrige organizations, and to identify best practices for teaching core...

Brooks, Sandra E.

2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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direct normal irradiance | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

normal irradiance normal irradiance Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for horizontal and tilted flat-plates, and 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to solar collectors. Source NREL Date Released July 31st, 2006 (8 years ago) Date Updated October 30th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords direct normal irradiance DNI GEF GHI GIS global horizontal irradiance insolation latitutde tilt irradiance NASA NREL South America SWERA TILT UNEP Data application/zip icon Download Shapefile and Cell Maps (zip, 13.9 MiB) text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 3.5 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage

185

ARM - Measurement - Shortwave broadband direct normal irradiance  

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normal irradiance normal irradiance ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Shortwave broadband direct normal irradiance The rate at which radiant energy in broad bands of wavelengths shorter than approximately 4{mu}m, that comes directly from the Sun without being scattered or absorbed in the atmosphere, passes through a unit area perpendicular to the direction from the Sun. Categories Radiometric Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments

186

Handbook of normal frames and coordinates  

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The main subject of the book is an up-to-date and in-depth survey of the theory of normal frames and coordinates in differential geometry. The book can be used as a reference manual, review of the existing results and introduction to some new ideas and developments. In the book can be found practically all existing essential results and methods concerning normal frames and coordinates. Most of the results are represented in full detail with full, in some cases new, proofs. All classical results are expanded and generalized in various directions. Theorems of existence, uniqueness and, possibly, holonomicity of the normal frames and coordinates are proved; mostly, the proofs are constructive and some their parts can be used independently for other tasks. Besides published results, their extensions and generalizations, the book contains completely new results which appear for the first time.

Bozhidar Z. Iliev

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Differentiated state of normal and malignant cells or how to define a normal cell in culture  

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Described are cytological techniques to differentiate malignant and normal cells in culture. Emphasis is placed upon cell function and gene expression for determinative procedures. (DLS)

Bissell, M.J.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Officer competency in the Texas Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Program: a quantitative study  

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OFFICER COMPETENCY IN THE TEXAS STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING PROGRAM: A QUANTITATIVE STUDY A Thesis by RODNEY JOSEPH MERKLEY Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December 2002 Major Subject' Educational Human Resource Development OFFICER COMPETENCY IN THE TEXAS STANDARDIZED FIELD SOBRIETY TESTING PROGRAM: A QUANTITATIVE STUDY A Thesis by RODNEY JOSEPH MERKLEY Submitted to Texas...

Merkley, Rodney Joseph

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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3190 Week 43190 Week 4 Sampling & Normal probability  

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3190 Week 43190 Week 4 Sampling & Normal probability UNT Geog 3190, Wolverton 1 #12;Normality to assume normalityWe would like to be able to assume normality ­ Then we can use parametric statistics a relationship ­ More powerful because we can use the normal probability distribution to make predictions

Wolverton, Steve

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The specific induction of myc protooncogene expression in normal human B cells is not a sufficient event for acquisition of competence to proliferate  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...PFEIFER-OHLSSON?, AND ROLF OHLSSON? tLaboratory of Immunology, Department of Pathology and the Norwegian Cancer Society, Norsk Hydro's Institute for Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radiumhospital, Montebello, Oslo 3, Norway; tDepartment of Microbiology...

E Smeland; T Godal; E Ruud; K Beiske; S Funderud; E A Clark; S Pfeifer-Ohlsson; R Ohlsson

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating a green baloney detection kit for green claims made in the CNW report : Dust to Dust : the energy cost of new vehicles : from concept to disposal  

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In order to assess the veracity of a green claim made by CNW marketing research Inc., I created a green baloney detection kit. It will serve as a guiding post by which anyone can assess the potential environmental impact ...

Azu, Irina Mateko

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Termination of a Major Normal Fault | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Termination of a Major Normal Fault: Major normal fault terminations or tip-lines sometimes split into multiple closely-spaced faults that result in increased...

193

Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal...  

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

deterministic evaluations of moderate-to-high burnup used nuclear fuel (UNF) mechanical performance under normal conditions of storage (NCS) and normal conditions of...

194

DOE Hydrogen Analysis Repository: Using HyPro to Evaluate Competing  

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Using HyPro to Evaluate Competing Hydrogen Pathways Using HyPro to Evaluate Competing Hydrogen Pathways Project Summary Full Title: Using HyPro to Evaluate Competing Hydrogen Pathways Project ID: 217 Principal Investigator: Brian D. James Keywords: Steam methane reforming (SMR); electrolysis; biomass; fuel cell vehicles (FCV); costs Purpose This project provides analysis of the options and trade-offs associated with establishing the required hydrogen production infrastructure to provide hydrogen to fuel cell vehicles in the 2020 timeframe and beyond. Performer Principal Investigator: Brian D. James Organization: Directed Technologies, Inc. (DTI) Address: 3601 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650 Arlington, VA 22201 Telephone: 703-778-7114 Email: Brian_James@directedtechnologies.com Additional Performers: Sentech, Inc.; H2Gen Innovations, Inc.; ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures; Teledyne Energy Services

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DOE to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest  

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to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory DOE to Compete Contract for Management and Operation of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory February 16, 2006 - 11:55am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that it intends to seek competitive bids for the management and operations contract for the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, Washington. The current five-year contract expires September 30, 2007. "The competitive process is the best method to provide the American taxpayer an optimum management team for PNNL, one of our outstanding national laboratories," Dr. Raymond L. Orbach, Director of the DOE Office of Science, said. Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit organization based in Columbus,

196

Chu: "We Can and Must Compete in Clean Energy - and I Believe We Can  

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Chu: "We Can and Must Compete in Clean Energy - and I Believe Chu: "We Can and Must Compete in Clean Energy - and I Believe We Can Win" Chu: "We Can and Must Compete in Clean Energy - and I Believe We Can Win" November 18, 2011 - 2:37pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - In his remarks after touring the GE solar manufacturing facility in Arvada, Colorado today, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu highlighted the choice America faces on whether we should accept defeat and watch solar jobs go overseas, or play to win in the $240 billion clean energy market and create jobs here in the U.S. Excerpts and full text of remarks, as prepared for delivery, are below: "I'm here at a critical time for America's energy future. It's a time of challenge, but it's also a time of opportunity." "America has a choice to make today: Are we going to be importers or

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Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Bowl |  

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Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Bowl Thousands of Students Prepare to Compete in the National Science Bowl January 29, 2013 - 5:00pm Addthis Members of the Los Alamos High School team, Los Alamos, New Mexico, concentrates on the answer to a question at the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, Office of Science Members of the Los Alamos High School team, Los Alamos, New Mexico, concentrates on the answer to a question at the 2012 National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. on April 29, 2012. | Photograph by Dennis Brack, Office of Science Charles Rousseaux Charles Rousseaux Senior Writer, Office of Science What are the key facts? To learn more about the individual high school regional

198

Guidelines, identity and competing needs: The effect of signage design guidelines on uniformity and variety in urban retail business districts.  

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??This study examines the competing needs of business owners and urban districts in communicating their respective graphic identities to potential customers through retail signage, and (more)

Kim, Nanhee

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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September 14, 2010, Federal Technical Capabilities Panel, Face to Face meeting … Competency Course Matrix  

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

September 2010 September 2010 Status Update Status Update * 4 Jun 2009 - FTCP Chair Solicits Course Evaluation from all FAQS Sponsors * 20 of 32 FAQS Sponsors Respond - Chemical Processing - Criticality Safety - Environmental Compliance - Deactivation and Decommissioning - Electrical System & Safety Oversight - Emergency Management - General Technical Base Fi P i I d i l H i - Fire Protection - Industrial Hygiene - NNSA Package Cert Eng. - Occupational Safety - Nuclear Expl Safety Study - Nuclear Safety Specialist Radiation Protection Safety Software QA - Radiation Protection - Safety Software QA - Technical Training - Transportation & Traffic Mgmt - Quality Assurance - Instrumentation & Control - Facility Representative - Facility Representative Competency Course Database Competency Course Database Developed

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Apex or Salient of Normal Fault | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Print PDF Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Dictionary.png Apex or Salient of Normal Fault: Normal faults may intersect in the subsurface to form a fault apex or salient. Apices or salients of normal faults account for 3% of structural controls in the Great Basin. Other definitions:Wikipedia Reegle Controlling Structures List of controlling structures typically associated with geothermal systems: Major Normal Fault Termination of a Major Normal Fault Stepover or Relay Ramp in Normal Fault Zones Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Fault Intersection Accommodation Zone Displacement Transfer Zone Pull-Apart in Strike-Slip Fault Zone Intrusion Margins and Associated Fractures Stratigraphic Boundaries

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201

The growth of Quebec's biotechnology firms and the implications of underinvestment in strategic competencies  

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This paper examines the problem of human resources access for biotechnology firms in Quebec. The results of a survey conducted with 124 biotechnology firm managers document that access to human resources is a sizable challenge, the second most important issue facing these firms, after financing. The results further indicate that while firm managers are preoccupied by the skills and competencies of human resources and recognise its importance, the scarcity of available headcount in the market, coupled with firm growth management imperatives, are a key limiting factor in the development of the firms' competencies. In this study, a strategic competence model is applied to understand the contribution of human resources to the management process of biotechnology firms. In particular, we formulate the working hypothesis that firms engage in fierce competition in the input market for scientific, technological, and management competencies. A systems archetype is used to illustrate the tradeoff between short-term financial priorities and the need for capacity building, whose ''tangible'' benefits will only be measured in the long term.

Michel Delorme; L. Martin Cloutier

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Telecommunications Policy 28 (2004) 559578 Can broadband over powerline carrier (PLC) compete?  

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Telecommunications Policy 28 (2004) 559­578 Can broadband over powerline carrier (PLC) compete Abstract Powerline carrier (PLC) communications have been heralded by the FCC as the ``3rd wire'' to every on the United States). Results indicate that PLC does not appear to represent a major disruptive technology

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UCHC Competency Checklist: ANNUAL Position Title:Nursing Care Associate Employee Name: Unit: _______  

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: CLUSTER SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES 1. Reports to charge nurse at the beginning of shift for assignment and daily checklist 2. Completes the daily checklist; communicates with charge nurse regarding unfinished. 4. Documents follow up to out of range refrigerator, freezer, and warmer temperatures. 5. Docks

Oliver, Douglas L.

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POST-EPS COMPETING SCATTEROMETER DESIGNS: ASCAT VERSUS RFSCAT Georg Egger(1)  

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POST-EPS COMPETING SCATTEROMETER DESIGNS: ASCAT VERSUS RFSCAT Georg Egger(1) , Maria Belmonte Rivas@knmi.nl INTRODUCTION Post­EPS is the successor of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) and will provide continuity concept was put forward in 2000 [1] [2]. For Post­EPS a trade-off between these scatterometer concepts has

Stoffelen, Ad

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Competing order and the asymmetric tunneling spectrum in high temperature cuprate superconductors  

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Competing order and the asymmetric tunneling spectrum in high temperature cuprate superconductors- terplay between them are two major tasks in this field. In high temperature cuprate superconductors temperature superconductors remains a challenging puzzle to be solved. A comprehensive theory to understand

Hu, Jiangping

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Phosphate and Organic Acids as Competing Sorbates on Amorphous Aluminum Oxide. (3791)  

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Phosphate and Organic Acids as Competing Sorbates on Amorphous Aluminum Oxide. (3791) Authors: K sorption of P to amorphous aluminum oxides. Alum initially decreases litter pH, so the stability of P was employed to investigate the adsorption of phosphate and oxalate, to synthetic amorphous aluminum hydroxide

Sparks, Donald L.

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Role of pili and the phase-variable PilC protein in natural competence for transformation of Neisseria gonorrhoeae  

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Role of pili and the phase-variable PilC protein in natural competence for transformation...major pilus subunit (pilin, or PilE) and PilC, a factor known to function in the assembly...transformation competence. The PilE and PilC proteins are necessary for the conversion...

T Rudel; D Facius; R Barten; I Scheuerpflug; E Nonnenmacher; T F Meyer

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCHC Competency Checklist: ANNUAL Position Title: Registered Nurse, JDH Employee Name: Unit: Med 4, Med 3, and  

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: CLUSTER SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES Alaris Pump-use of guardrails, secondary infusion tubing V Chest Drainage infusions, argatroban, insulin cont. infusions, insulin subcutaneous, narcotic infusions including epidural narcotic infusions, any med administered on an V #12;UCHC Competency Checklist: ANNUAL Position Title

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Normalization and missing value imputation for label-free LC...  

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Normalization and missing value imputation for label-free LC-MS analysis. Normalization and missing value imputation for label-free LC-MS analysis. Abstract: Shotgun proteomic data...

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Smith Normal Form a possible basis for an  

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Smith Normal Form ­ a possible basis for an SVD ­ like code construction? (Semester Project I) Name.7 The Smith Normal Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3 Detailed treatment of the possibilities to use Smith's Normal Form for coding 14 3.1 Introduction

Henkel, Werner

211

EIGENVALUES AND THE SMITH NORMAL FORM Joseph J. Rushanan  

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EIGENVALUES AND THE SMITH NORMAL FORM Joseph J. Rushanan The MITRE Corporation, M/S E025, Bedford, MA 01730 Abstract. Results are shown that compare the Smith Normal Form (SNF) over the integers and its Smith Normal Form (SNF) over the integers. Our goals are more general than those results

Rushanan, Joe J.

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Computation of Hermite and Smith Normal Forms of Matrices  

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Computation of Hermite and Smith Normal Forms of Matrices; Abstract We study the problem of computing Hermite and Smith normal forms of ma- trices over. One first result is a fast Las Vegas probabilistic algorithm to compute the * *Smith normal form

Storjohann, Arne

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Computation of Hermite and Smith Normal Forms of Matrices  

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Computation of Hermite and Smith Normal Forms of Matrices by Arne Storjohann A thesis presented the problem of computing Hermite and Smith normal forms of ma­ trices over principal ideal domains. The main probabilistic algorithm to compute the Smith normal form of a polynomial matrix for those cases where pre

Storjohann, Arne

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Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at  

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Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at Cleanweb hackathons? Home > Groups > Developer Submitted by Rmckeel on 25 June, 2012 - 07:23 1 answer Points: 0 There are a few that I know of: http://en.openei.org/wiki/Help:Energy_Hackathon_Resources is the list on OpenEI (please add/edit the page if you want!) Also check out http://cleanweb.co/apis and http://cleanweb.co/datasets for APIs and datasets developers can use! Rmckeel on 25 June, 2012 - 07:24 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Thank you Jon, I know about th... Hi Yury-Thank you for your i... source code for OpenEI extensions Timo,My apologies for the ... Browse by region (RaphaelSVGMap) more Group members (19) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members:

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Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs-Summary Report  

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41 41 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs-Summary Report LR O'Neil TJ Vanderhorst, Jr MJ Assante J Januszewski, III DH Tobey R Leo TJ Conway K Perman July 2013 PNNL- 22641 Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs-Summary Report LR O'Neil TJ Vanderhorst, Jr MJ Assante J Januszewski, III DH Tobey R Leo TJ Conway K Perman Contributors: SGC Panel Members July, 2013 Prepared by: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and NBISE Secure Power Systems Professional Project Team This document is a summarization of the report, Developing Secure Power Systems

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from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC NEWS Area High School Teams Compete during DOE's National Science  

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High School Teams Compete during DOE's National Science High School Teams Compete during DOE's National Science Bowl® Regional Championship: Lakeside and Evans High School Finish Second and Third - Dorman Wins AIKEN, S.C. - Feb. 25, 2013 - Using a format similar to the television show "Jeopardy," America's next generation of scientists and engineers put their knowledge to the test at the University of South Carolina Aiken during the DOE National Science Bowl regional compe- tition this past weekend. High School teams from across South Carolina and the greater Augusta, Ga. area relied on their collective knowledge as they participated in one of the coun- try's largest science tournaments. This regional competition, managed by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS), hosted 120 high school students from 12 high schools. It is the only educational event

217

Competing decay-channel fluorescence, dissociation, and ionization in superexcited levels of H{sub 2}  

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The absolute cross sections for the competing decay-channel fluorescence, dissociation, and ionization of photoexcited long-lived superexcited H{sub 2} molecular levels have been measured from the ionization threshold of H{sub 2} up to the H(1s) + H(n=3) dissociation limit. The total and partial natural widths of these levels have been determined. Good agreement is found with first principles calculations carried out with the multichannel quantum defect theory for excited levels of {sup 1{Pi}}{sub u}{sup -} symmetry, which represent 70% of the levels studied experimentally. The calculations reproduce the balance between the competing decay processes as well as its substantial evolution from level to level.

Glass-Maujean, M. [Laboratoire de Physique Moleculaire pour l'Atmosphere et l'Astrophysique, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 place Jussieu, F-75252 Paris Cedex 5 (France); Jungen, Ch. [Laboratoire Aime Cotton, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Batiment 505, Universite de Paris-Sud, F-91405 Orsay (France); Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London WC1E 6BT (United Kingdom); Reichardt, G.; Balzer, A. [BESSY II, Albert-Einstein-Strasse 15, D-12489 Berlin (Germany); Schmoranzer, H. [Fachbereich Physik, Technische Universitaet Kaiserslautern, D-67653 Kaiserslautern (Germany); Ehresmann, A.; Haar, I.; Reiss, P. [Institute of Physics and Interdisciplinary Nanostructure Science and Technology, Heinrich-Plett-Strasse 40, Universitaet Kassel, D-34132 Kassel (Germany)

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March 30, 2010, FTCP Face to Face Meeting Presentation - Competency Course Matrix  

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30 March 2010 30 March 2010 Status Update Status Update * 4 Jun 2009 - FTCP Chair Solicits Course Evaluation from all FAQS S FAQS Sponsors * 12 of 32 FAQS Sponsors Respond Ch i l P i C i i li S f - Chemical Processing - Criticality Safety - Environmental Compliance - Fire Protection - General Technical Base - NNSA Package Cert Engineer Nuclear Expl Safety Study Nuclear Safety Specialist - Nuclear Expl Safety Study - Nuclear Safety Specialist - Radiation Protection - Safety Software QA - Technical Training - Transportation & Traffic Mgmt * FTCP Website Adds Courses to be Evaluated Adjacent to FAQS - Many Erroneously Believe These are Approved Courses Competency Course Database Competency Course Database Preliminarily Developed Access Database * Preliminarily Developed Access Database * Query Based on: Competenc

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Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at  

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Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at Where can I find APIs and other resources for developers competing at Cleanweb hackathons? Home > Groups > Developer Submitted by Rmckeel on 25 June, 2012 - 07:23 1 answer Points: 0 There are a few that I know of: http://en.openei.org/wiki/Help:Energy_Hackathon_Resources is the list on OpenEI (please add/edit the page if you want!) Also check out http://cleanweb.co/apis and http://cleanweb.co/datasets for APIs and datasets developers can use! Rmckeel on 25 June, 2012 - 07:24 Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Recent content Thank you Jon, I know about th... Hi Yury-Thank you for your i... source code for OpenEI extensions Timo,My apologies for the ... Browse by region (RaphaelSVGMap) more Group members (19) Managers: Rmckeel Recent members:

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Shell model nuclear matrix elements for competing mechanisms contributing to double beta decay  

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Recent progress in the shell model approach to the nuclear matrix elements for the double beta decay process are presented. This includes nuclear matrix elements for competing mechanisms to neutrionless double beta decay, a comparison between closure and non-closure approximation for {sup 48}Ca, and an updated shell model analysis of nuclear matrix elements for the double beta decay of {sup 136}Xe.

Horoi, Mihai [Department of Physics, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 48859 (United States)

2013-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Competing visions? Simulating alternative coastal futures using a GIS-ANN web application  

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Abstract In this paper, we demonstrate the use of scenario building in the context of contested land use visions. We examine a small coastal community located 20kms south of Lisbon. In Almada Trafaria/Costa da Caparica, competing stakeholders such as central government, local government, environmental NGO's and private companies each have competing development visions for the area. These include the development of recreation and leisure facilities, a container terminal and the re-naturalization of unused land. We illustrate the added value of the GIS-ANN tool in steering negotiations between these different visions and the potential of a scenario building web application as a tool for problem solving. The emergence of user-created GIS-based web content in Planning has transformed passive users and consumers of geospatial information into active contributors to the development of spatial visions of the future. It allows stakeholders to gauge alternative future land uses thus making planning and decision-making processes potentially more transparent and democratic. In this paper, we detail a new method that enhances GIS-web-based public participation. We build on a combination of GIS basic capabilities and the data mining methods of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), namely Multilayer Perceptron (MLP) packaged in a friendly (GUI) user interface that runs on the Google Earth platform. Users will be able to articulate different spatial development scenarios for a specific area, to conduct sensitivity analyses for various competing scenarios and to explore causal connections between them.

Paulo Morgado; Eduardo Gomes; Nuno Costa

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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While 84,559 homebuyers in Illinois put in a claim for the Federal Home Buyer Tax Credit, only 25,504 sales were actually boosted by the  

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While 84,559 homebuyers in Illinois put in a claim for the Federal Home Buyer Tax Credit, only 25 (REAL) at the University of Illinois have estimated that the real boost from the Home Buyer Tax Credit that only about 16.5% of the sales in Illinois could be attributed to the Home Buyer Tax Credit rather than

Frank, Thomas D.

223

Sun et al. Reply: In the preceding Comment [1], Akola and Jones (AJ) claim that our findings [2] are artifacts of  

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Sun et al. Reply: In the preceding Comment [1], Akola and Jones (AJ) claim that our findings [2 not see much rationale in the presented criti- cism of our work. Zhimei Sun,1,* Jian Zhou,1 Andreas, preceding Comment, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 019603 (2010). [2] Z. Sun, J. Zhou, A. Blomqvist, B. Johansson

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Iran cannot have claimed to be building a thermonuclear reactor -To build a thermonuclear reactor by its own efforts is a task absolutely beyond Iran's  

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Iran cannot have claimed to be building a thermonuclear reactor - expert To build a thermonuclear misunderstood." Work to create a thermonuclear reactor has been pursued in all leading countries for several experimental thermonuclear reactor ITER in France. The project involves the European Union, America, Russia

225

CAMS Competencies  

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bioavailability, and metabolism of chemicals, toxic compounds, and nutrients; forensic reconstruction of Hiroshima and Chernobyl dosimetry; detection of signatures of...

226

Chu: America Faces a Choice to "Compete in the Clean Energy Race" or  

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Chu: America Faces a Choice to "Compete in the Clean Energy Chu: America Faces a Choice to "Compete in the Clean Energy Race" or "Wave the White Flag" Chu: America Faces a Choice to "Compete in the Clean Energy Race" or "Wave the White Flag" November 3, 2011 - 10:36am Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - In his speech to the Washington Post Live Smart Energy Conference today, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu highlighted the choice America faces on whether or not to take advantage of the huge economic opportunity and compete with countries like China in the clean energy race. Excerpts and full text of remarks are below: "Once again, there is a huge opportunity before us - a global clean energy market that is already worth an estimated $240 billion and is growing rapidly. In fact, a very reasonable estimate is that solar

227

Comparative study of social economic differences in relation to technology competency expectations as perceived by business and educational leaders  

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in the selected schools in San Antonio by participating in curriculum development or as partnerships within the schools. All teachers had a high level of understanding about the importance of technology competencies for students. Furthermore, they believed...

Reyna, Janice Mae

2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

228

MODEL EER 2013-2014 for Bachelor's degree programs based on competency-centered learning, version of May 2, 2013  

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MODEL EER 2013-2014 for Bachelor's degree programs based on competency-centered learning, version Regulations, which enter into force on September 1, 2013, read as follows: #12;MODEL EER 2013

Franssen, Michael

229

Text-Alternative Version: Webcast of the Renewable Energy Competency Model: An Aid to Build a Renewable Energy Skilled Workforce  

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This is the Webcast of Renewable Energy and Competency model. Led by Linda Silverman an economist at Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Pam Frugoli Department of Labor. This webcast was on...

230

Family factors and risk behavior in adolescent dating relationships: Heterosocial competence as a mediator between interparental conflict and dating violence  

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component associated with a risk for intimate partner violence. The purpose of the present study was to examine heterosocial competence as a mediating variable in the intergenerational transmission of violence. Participants included 172 adolescents recruited...

Hunter, Heather L.

2009-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

231

Normal Agricultural Operations and Dove Hunting in Texas  

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: baiting Doves are migratory birds, and dove hunting is therefore regulated by the Federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, which specifically prohibits baiting. Under federal law, baiting is the direct or indirect placing, exposing, depositing, distributing... considers this acceptable to hunt over. A problem arises, however, as to what constitutes a ?normal agricultural operation.? For the purpose of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act ?normal agricultural operation? means a normal agricultural planting...

Redmon, Larry

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

E-Print Network 3.0 - astrocytes normalizes revascularization...  

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search results for: astrocytes normalizes revascularization Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Brain Research 896 (2001) 8695 www.elsevier.comlocatebres Summary: Astrocytes are an ideal...

233

B-2 Bomber During In-flight Refueling Normal Heart  

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2 Bomber During In-flight Refueling Normal Heart Image Technology to Detect Concealed Nuclear Material in Trucks and Cargo Containers Single Abnormality Possible Heart Attack Disc...

234

Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal...  

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Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Integration RD&D Plan Used Nuclear Fuel Loading...

235

Conformal Deformation from Normal to Hermitian Random Matrix Ensembles  

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We investigate the eigenvalues statistics of ensembles of normal random matrices when their order N tends to infinite. In the model the eigenvalues have uniform density within a region determined by a simple analytic polynomial curve. We study the conformal deformations of normal random ensembles to Hermitian random ensembles and give sufficient conditions for the latter to be a Wigner ensemble.

Alexei M. Veneziani; Tiago Pereira; Domingos H. U. Marchetti

2009-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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SMITH NORMAL FORM OF A MULTIVARIATE MATRIX ASSOCIATED WITH PARTITIONS  

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SMITH NORMAL FORM OF A MULTIVARIATE MATRIX ASSOCIATED WITH PARTITIONS CHRISTINE BESSENRODT polynomials, and by determining not only the deter- minant but also the Smith normal form of these matrices. A priori the Smith form need not exist but its existence follows from the explicit computation

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Numerical algorithms for the computation of the Smith normal  

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Numerical algorithms for the computation of the Smith normal form of integral matrices C of the Smith normal form of integral matrices are described. More specifically, the com­ pound matrix method of the algorithms. AMS Subject Classification: Primary 65F30, Secondary 15A21, 15A36. Key words and phrases: Smith

Seberry, Jennifer

238

Oil production models with normal rate curves Dudley Stark  

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Oil production models with normal rate curves Dudley Stark School of Mathematical Sciences Queen;Abstract The normal curve has been used to fit the rate of both world and U.S.A. oil production. In this paper we give the first theoretical basis for these curve fittings. It is well known that oil field

Stark, Dudley

239

Normalized Auditory Attention Levels for Automatic Audio Surveillance  

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, subway train, sport stadium, etc). Keywords: Public security, audio surveillance, normalized auditoryNormalized Auditory Attention Levels for Automatic Audio Surveillance L. Couvreur, F. Bettens, J In this paper, we define features that can be computed along audio signals in order to assess the level

Dupont, Stéphane

240

Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal  

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Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Demonstration of Approach and Results of Used Fuel Performance Characterization Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Demonstration of Approach and Results of Used Fuel Performance Characterization This report provides results of the initial demonstration of the modeling capability developed to perform preliminary deterministic evaluations of moderate-to-high burnup used nuclear fuel (UNF) mechanical performance under normal conditions of storage (NCS) and normal conditions of transport (NCT) conditions. This report also provides results from the sensitivity studies, and discussion on the long-term goals and objectives of this

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241

Laser-induced differential normalized fluorescence method for cancer diagnosis  

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An apparatus and method for cancer diagnosis are disclosed. The diagnostic method includes the steps of irradiating a tissue sample with monochromatic excitation light, producing a laser-induced fluorescence spectrum from emission radiation generated by interaction of the excitation light with the tissue sample, and dividing the intensity at each wavelength of the laser-induced fluorescence spectrum by the integrated area under the laser-induced fluorescence spectrum to produce a normalized spectrum. A mathematical difference between the normalized spectrum and an average value of a reference set of normalized spectra which correspond to normal tissues is calculated, which provides for amplifying small changes in weak signals from malignant tissues for improved analysis. The calculated differential normalized spectrum is correlated to a specific condition of a tissue sample. 5 figs.

Vo-Dinh, T.; Panjehpour, M.; Overholt, B.F.

1996-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

242

Laser-induced differential normalized fluorescence method for cancer diagnosis  

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An apparatus and method for cancer diagnosis are disclosed. The diagnostic method includes the steps of irradiating a tissue sample with monochromatic excitation light, producing a laser-induced fluorescence spectrum from emission radiation generated by interaction of the excitation light with the tissue sample, and dividing the intensity at each wavelength of the laser-induced fluorescence spectrum by the integrated area under the laser-induced fluorescence spectrum to produce a normalized spectrum. A mathematical difference between the normalized spectrum and an average value of a reference set of normalized spectra which correspond to normal tissues is calculated, which provides for amplifying small changes in weak signals from malignant tissues for improved analysis. The calculated differential normalized spectrum is correlated to a specific condition of a tissue sample.

Vo-Dinh, Tuan (Knoxville, TN); Panjehpour, Masoud (Knoxville, TN); Overholt, Bergein F. (Knoxville, TN)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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7-117 The claim of a heat pump designer regarding the COP of the heat pump is to be evaluated. Assumptions The heat pump operates steadily.  

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7-47 7-117 The claim of a heat pump designer regarding the COP of the heat pump is to be evaluated. Assumptions The heat pump operates steadily. HP Wnet,in QH QL TL TH Analysis The maximum heat pump coefficient of performance would occur if the heat pump were completely reversible, 5.7 K026K300 K300 COP maxHP, LH H TT

Bahrami, Majid

244

A competing risk model for the reliability of cylinder liners in marine Diesel engines  

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In this paper, a competing risk model is proposed to describe the reliability of the cylinder liners of a marine Diesel engine. Cylinder liners presents two dominant failure modes: wear degradation and thermal cracking. The wear process is described through a stochastic process, whereas the failure time due to the thermal cracking is described by the Weibull distribution. The use of the proposed model allows performing goodness-of-fit test and parameters estimation on the basis of both wear and failure data. Moreover, it enables reliability estimates of the state of the liners to be obtained and the hierarchy of the failure mechanisms to be determined for any given age and wear level of the liner. The model has been applied to a real data set: 33 cylinder liners of Sulzer RTA 58 engines, which equip twin ships of the Grimaldi Group. Estimates of the liner reliability and of other quantities of interest under the competing risk model are obtained, as well as the conditional failure probability and mean residual lifetime, given the survival age and the accumulated wear. Furthermore, the model has been used to estimate the probability that a liner fails due to one of the failure modes when both of these modes act.

D. Bocchetti; M. Giorgio; M. Guida; G. Pulcini

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Chemical And Isotopic Investigation Of Warm Springs Associated With Normal  

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Isotopic Investigation Of Warm Springs Associated With Normal Isotopic Investigation Of Warm Springs Associated With Normal Faults In Utah Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Chemical And Isotopic Investigation Of Warm Springs Associated With Normal Faults In Utah Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Thermal springs associated with normal faults in Utah have been analyzed for major cations and anions, and oxygen and hydrogen isotopes. Springs with measured temperatures averaging greater than 40°C are characterized by Na + K- and SO4 + Cl-rich waters containing 103 to 104 mg/l of dissolved solids. Lower temperature springs, averaging less than 40°C, are more enriched in Ca + Mg relative to Na + K. Chemical variations monitored through time in selected thermal springs are probably produced by

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Dating of major normal fault systems using thermochronology- An example  

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Dating of major normal fault systems using thermochronology- An example Dating of major normal fault systems using thermochronology- An example from the Raft River detachment, Basin and Range, western United States Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Dating of major normal fault systems using thermochronology- An example from the Raft River detachment, Basin and Range, western United States Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Application of thermochronological techniques to major normal fault systems can resolve the timing of initiation and duration of extension, rates of motion on detachment faults, timing of ductile mylonite formation and passage of rocks through the crystal-plastic to brittle transition, and multiple events of extensional unroofing. Here we determine

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Definition: Apex or Salient of Normal Fault | Open Energy Information  

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Definition Definition Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Definition: Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Apex or Salient of Normal Fault Normal faults may intersect in the subsurface to form a fault apex or salient. Apices or salients of normal faults account for 3% of structural controls in the Great Basin.[2] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition References ↑ James E. Faulds,Nicholas H. Hinz,Mark F. Coolbaugh,Patricia H. Cashman,Christopher Kratt,Gregory Dering,Joel Edwards,Brett Mayhew,Holly McLachlan. 2011. Assessment of Favorable Structural Settings of Geothermal Systems in the Great Basin, Western USA. In: Transactions. GRC Anual Meeting; 2011/10/23; San Diego, CA. Davis, CA: Geothermal Resources Council; p. 777-783

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Activity Stream - Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model...  

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Dataset Activity Stream Activity Stream Jay Huggins updated the dataset Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR 6 days ago Jay Huggins added the...

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Deconvolution in Random Effects Models via Normal Mixtures  

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This dissertation describes a minimum distance method for density estimation when the variable of interest is not directly observed. It is assumed that the underlying target density can be well approximated by a mixture of normals. The method...

Litton, Nathaniel A.

2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Characteristics of Wind Turbines Under Normal and Fault Conditions: Preprint  

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This paper investigates the characteristics of a variable-speed wind turbine connected to a stiff or weak grid under normal and fault conditions and the role of reactive power compensation.

Muljadi, E.; Butterfield, C. P.; Parsons, B.; Ellis, A.

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Computing Simplicial Homology Based on Efficient Smith Normal Form Algorithms  

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in general are sparse. We provide a review of several al- gorithms for the calculation of Smith Normal Form defined by ieA = i j=0 (-1)j eA\\{aj }, where A = {a0

Dumas, Jean-Guillaume

252

September 14, 2010, Federal Technical Capabilities Panel, Face to Face meeting … Expert Level Competency Evaluation Progress Chart  

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Expert Level Competency Evaluation Progress Chart Expert Level Competency Evaluation Progress Chart FAQS Sponsor Number of Comp- etencies Initial Contact Discuss JTA Process Conduct JTA Determine Changes Needed Competencies Rewritten Approved by FTCP Submitted to Tech Stds Sys FAQS Changes Completed Chemical Processing Mike Mikolanis 803-208-1223 3 Done 8/2/10 Done 8/17/10 Done 8/26/10 Done (2) 9/7/10 Civil/Structural Engineering Raman Venkata 509-376-2274 2 Done 7/29/10 Done 8/12/10 Done 8/18/10 Done (2) 8/18/10 Deactivation & Decommission Don Mackenzie 301-903-7426 4 Done 8/6/10 Emergency Management Jose Maisonet 301-903-6593 2 Done 8/11/10 Done 8/19/10 Done 9/2/10 Done (2) 9/3/10 Fire Protection CraigChristenson

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Developing a consensus-driven, core competency model to shape future audio engineering technology curriculum| A web-based modified Delphi study.  

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?? The purpose of this online study was to create a ranking of essential core competencies and technologies required by AET (audio engineering technology) programs (more)

Tough, David T.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressure tuning of competing magnetic interactions in intermetallic CeFe2  

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We use high-pressure magnetic x-ray diffraction and numerical simulation to determine the low-temperature magnetic phase diagram of stoichiometric CeFe2. Near 1.5 GPa we find a transition from ferromagnetism to antiferromagnetism, accompanied by a rhombohedral distortion of the cubic Laves crystal lattice. By comparing pressure and chemical substitution we find that the phase transition is controlled by a shift of magnetic frustration from the Ce-Ce to the Fe-Fe sublattice. Notably the dominant Ce-Fe magnetic interaction, which sets the temperature scale for the onset of long-range order, remains satisfied throughout the phase diagram but does not determine the magnetic ground state. Our results illustrate the complexity of a system with multiple competing magnetic energy scales and lead to a general model for magnetism in cubic Laves phase intermetallic compounds.

Wang, Jiyang; Feng, Yejun; Jaramillo, R.; van Wezel, Jasper; Canfield, Paul C.; Rosenbaum, T.F.

2012-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Modeling the Market Potential of Hydrogen from Wind and Competing Sources: Preprint  

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8 8 May 2005 Modeling the Market Potential of Hydrogen from Wind and Competing Sources Preprint W. Short, N. Blair, and D. Heimiller To be presented at WINDPOWER 2005 Denver, Colorado May 15-18, 2005 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Midwest Research Institute (MRI), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337. Accordingly, the US Government and MRI retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published form of this contribution, or allow others to do so, for US Government purposes. This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government. Neither the United States government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any

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Oil Shale Mining Claims Conversion Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development and Production of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, Second Session on S. 2089, H. R. 1039, April 22, 1988  

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The hearing was called to examine two bills which address the processing of oil shale mining claims and patents by the Department of the Interior under the General Mining Law of 1872. S.2089 would provide for certain requirements relating to the conversion of oil shale mining claims located under the Mining Law of 1872 to leases and H.R.1039 would amend section 37 of the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 relating to oil shale claims. Under the new bills the owners of oil shale mining claims must make an election within 180 days after enactment as to whether to convert their claims to leases or to maintain their claims by performing 1000 dollars of annual assessment work on the claim, filing annually an affidavit of assessment work performed, and producing oil shale in significant marketable amounts within 10 years from the date of enactment of the legislation.

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PHYSICAL REVIEW E 83, 011917 (2011) Pattern formation, synchronization, and outbreak of biodiversity in cyclically competing games  

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of biodiversity in cyclically competing games Wen-Xu Wang,1 Xuan Ni,2 Ying-Cheng Lai,1,2,3 and Celso Grebogi3 1 on biodiversity. Addressing the role of migration in biodiversity microscopically is fundamental but remains mutations, leading to an outbreak of biodiversity. A surprising phenomenon is that target waves in different

Lai, Ying-Cheng

258

Genetic and biochemical analysis of transformation-competent, replication-defective simian virus 40 large T antigen mutants.  

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...transformation-competent, replication-defective simian virus 40 large T antigen...antigen which is replica- tion defective; it contains the lysine-to-glutamic...exhibited tI replication-defective phenotype in marker res ments...C8 T antigen lacks the 49 car nal amino acids and has a predicted...

M M Manos; Y Gluzman

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal  

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Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Integration RD&D Plan Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Integration RD&D Plan Used nuclear fuel (UNF) must maintain its integrity during the storage period in such a way that it can withstand the physical forces of handling and transportation associated with restaging the fuel and transporting it to treatment or recycling facilities, or to a geologic repository. This RD&D plan describes a methodology, including development and use of analytical models, to evaluate loading and associated mechanical responses of UNF rods and key structural components. The plan objective is to

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Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal  

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Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Integration RD&D Plan Used Nuclear Fuel Loading and Structural Performance Under Normal Conditions of Transport - Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Integration RD&D Plan Used nuclear fuel (UNF) must maintain its integrity during the storage period in such a way that it can withstand the physical forces of handling and transportation associated with restaging the fuel and transporting it to treatment or recycling facilities, or to a geologic repository. This RD&D plan describes a methodology, including development and use of analytical models, to evaluate loading and associated mechanical responses of UNF rods and key structural components. The plan objective is to

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Method for construction of normalized cDNA libraries  

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This invention provides a method to normalize a directional cDNA library constructed in a vector that allows propagation in single-stranded circle form comprising: (a) propagating the directional cDNA library in single-stranded circles; (b) generating fragments complementary to the 3' noncoding sequence of the single-stranded circles in the library to produce partial duplexes; (c) purifying the partial duplexes; (d) melting and reassociating the purified partial duplexes to appropriate Cot; and (e) purifying the unassociated single-stranded circles, thereby generating a normalized cDNA library. This invention also provides normalized cDNA libraries generated by the above-described method and uses of the generated libraries.

Soares, Marcelo B. (New York, NY); Efstratiadis, Argiris (Englewood, NJ)

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A complete and normalized 61850 substation (Smart Grid Project) | Open  

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complete and normalized 61850 substation (Smart Grid Project) complete and normalized 61850 substation (Smart Grid Project) Jump to: navigation, search Project Name A complete and normalized 61850 substation Country Spain Headquarters Location Madrid, Spain Coordinates 40.488735°, -3.284912° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.488735,"lon":-3.284912,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

263

Method for construction of normalized cDNA libraries  

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This invention provides a method to normalize a directional cDNA library constructed in a vector that allows propagation in single-stranded circle form comprising: (a) propagating the directional cDNA library in single-stranded circles; (b) generating fragments complementary to the 3' noncoding sequence of the single-stranded circles in the library to produce partial duplexes; (c) purifying the partial duplexes; (d) melting and reassociating the purified partial duplexes to moderate Cot; and (e) purifying the unassociated single-stranded circles, thereby generating a normalized cDNA library.

Soares, Marcelo B. (New York, NY); Efstratiadis, Argiris (Englewood, NJ)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Competency Life-Long Learning Sub Domain Evidence-Based Medicine  

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the principles of genetic transmission, molecular biology of the human genome, and population genetics to infer and principles used to study biomedical research and population health (2) · Appraises, assimilates, and applies principles of physics and chemistry to explain normal biology, pathobiology of significant diseases

Leistikow, Bruce N.

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DENSITY FUNCTIONAL THEORY OF NORMAL AND SUPERCONDUCTING ELECTRON LIQUIDS: EXPLICIT  

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

Gross, E.K.U.

266

The Normal Vibrations of Bridged X$_{2}$ Y$_{6}$ Molecules  

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...evidence that diborane has a bridge configuration rather than...that the terminal B-H links are normal single...the bonds forming the bridge are considerably weaker...greater length of the bridge links, and the small...hypothetical reaction 2BH B H involves the absorption...

1945-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Liquidliquid separation in solutions of normal and sickle cell hemoglobin  

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Liquid­liquid separation in solutions of normal and sickle cell hemoglobin Oleg Galkin*, Kai Chen, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, Bronx, NY 10461 Edited by John M. Prausnitz, University of California the nucleation of HbS polymers, whose formation is the primary pathogenic event for sickle cell anemia. In view

Vekilov, Peter

268

Oddelek za ziko Normal modes in the atmosphere  

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weather prediction. In section 3 I concentrate on the normal modes of a very simple model, shallow water #12;Numerical weather prediction is an initial condition problem. That means we need ini- tial-gravity waves just play their role, but in numerical models of the atmosphere, they can cause huge problems. 1

?umer, Slobodan

269

Some Properties of Realcompact Subspaces and Coarser Normal Spaces  

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William Fleissner. In 1997 Buzjakova proved that for a pseudocompact space X, there exists an ordinal such that the product of X and that ordinal condenses onto a normal space if and only if X condenses onto a compact space. In the third chapter, we extend...

Niknejad, Jila

2009-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

270

Rates of Convergence of Extremes from Skew Normal Samples  

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a standard skew-normal distribution with shape parameter R (written as X SN()) if its probability density); population structure of Schima superba in Qingliangfeng National Nature Reserve (Liu et al., 2011); rain); modeling of seasonal rainfall in Africa (Siebert and Ward, 2011); modeling of HIV viral loads

Sidorov, Nikita

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NAVARRO VERTICES AND NORMAL SUBGROUPS IN GROUPS OF ODD ORDER  

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NAVARRO VERTICES AND NORMAL SUBGROUPS IN GROUPS OF ODD ORDER JAMES P. COSSEY Abstract. Let p be a prime and suppose G is a finite solvable group and is an ordinary irreducible character of G. Navarro character of Q, which is unique up to conjugacy. This pair is called the Navarro vertex

Cossey, James P.

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative normal state Sample Search...  

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electrotechnical devices to a normal state at an exceeding... with regard to a nucleate boiling regime (curve 1) these states correspond to a normal (point "al... that the...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - absolutely normal bone Sample Search Results  

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females (N 49). The data set consisted of bone biopsies from normal and vertebral fracture subjects... microradiographic studies of normal and oste- oporotic ... Source: Ecole...

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Low-Oxygen Induction of Normally Cryptic psbA Genes in Cyanobacteria...  

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Oxygen Induction of Normally Cryptic psbA Genes in Cyanobacteria. Low-Oxygen Induction of Normally Cryptic psbA Genes in Cyanobacteria. Abstract: Microarray analysis indicated...

275

Measurement of normal contact stiffness of fractal rough surfaces  

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We investigate the effects of roughness and fractality on the normal contact stiffness of rough surfaces. Samples of isotropically roughened aluminium surfaces are considered. The roughness and fractal dimension were altered through blasting using different sized particles. Subsequently, surface mechanical attrition treatment (SMAT) was applied to the surfaces in order to modify the surface at the microscale. The surface topology was characterised by interferometry based profilometry. The normal contact stiffness was measured through nanoindentation with a flat tip utilising the partial unloading method. We focus on establishing the relationships between surface stiffness and roughness, combined with the effects of fractal dimension. The experimental results, for a wide range of surfaces, showed that the measured contact stiffness depended very closely on surfaces' root mean squared (RMS) slope and their fractal dimension, with correlation coefficients of around 90\\%, whilst a relatively weak correlation coefficient of 57\\% was found between the contact stiffness and RMS roughness.

Chongpu Zhai; Sbastien Bevand; Yixiang Gan; Dorian Hanaor; Gwnalle Proust; Bruno Guelorget; Delphine Retraint

2014-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

276

Procedure for normalization of cDNA libraries  

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This invention provides a method to normalize a cDNA library constructed in a vector capable of being converted to single-stranded circles and capable of producing complementary nucleic acid molecules to the single-stranded circles comprising: (a) converting the cDNA library in single-stranded circles; (b) generating complementary nucleic acid molecules to the single-stranded circles; (c) hybridizing the single-stranded circles converted in step (a) with complementary nucleic acid molecules of step (b) to produce partial duplexes to an appropriate Cot; (e) separating the unhybridized single-stranded circles from the hybridized single-stranded circles, thereby generating a normalized cDNA library.

Bonaldo, Maria DeFatima (New York, NY); Soares, Marcelo Bento (New York, NY)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Broad band invisibility cloak made of normal dielectric multilayer  

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We present the design fabrication and performance test of a quasi three-dimensional carpet cloak made of normal dielectric in the microwave regime. Taking advantage of a simple linear coordinate transformation we design a carpet cloak with homogeneous anisotropic medium and then practically realize the device with multilayer of alternating normal dielectric slabs based on the effective medium theory. As a proof-of-concept example we fabricate the carpet cloak with multilayer of FR4 dielectric slabs with air spacing. The performance of the fabricated design is verified through full-wave numerical simulation and measurement of the far-field scattering electromagnetic waves in a microwave anechoic chamber. Experimental results have demonstrated pronounced cloaking effect in a very broad band from 8 GHz to 18 GHz (whole X and Ku band) due to the low loss non-dispersive feature of the multilayerdielectricstructure.

Xiaofei Xu; Yijun Feng; Shuai Xiong; Jinlong Fan; Jun-Ming Zhao; Tian Jiang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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May 15, 2012, Federal Technical Capability Program Face to Face Meeting … Speech: Safety Culture And Training and Competency  

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Safety Safety Culture Safety Culture And Training and Competency Joseph F. Bader Board Member Board Member Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Thanks to Tim Hunt and Doug Minnema Objectives * Discuss the Board's approach to staff training * Review the Board's concerns about safety culture at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) * Understand what group culture is and why it is an g p y important part of nuclear operations * Explore the linkage between safety culture and training and competency June 2012 DOE FTCP Meeting 2 The Board's Technical Staff * Currently about 85 Technical Staff members. * Essentially all of the Technical Staff members have at least one technical master's degree, ~20% have a PhD. * Extensive experience in nuclear, mechanical, electrical,

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Geometry and development of relay ramps in normal fault systems  

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Normal fault zones play a major role in the development of basins and in the migration and trapping of hydrocarbons. The mapping of normal fault systems using seismic data requires careful correlation of faults on adjacent sections, a procedure that often leads to the interpretation of faults as having long, continuous, sinuous traces. Recent work involving detailed mapping of fault traces, first by using land exposures but more recently using three-dimensional seismics, has demonstrated that faults are usually made up of many overstepping segments, linked by areas of complex deformation, termed transfer zones or relay ramps. Relay ramps occur between normal fault segments that overstep in map view. The geometry and evolution of exposure-scale relay ramps are described from the Somerset coast, England, and are compared with larger scale ramps from elsewhere. Relay ramps can be classified into four groups based on the degree of interaction and linkage between the overstepping segments; these groups are interpreted as being evolutionary stages. In stage 1, the segments do not interact. Stage 2 involves the reorientation of bedding between two interacting faults to produce a relay ramp. In stage 3, connecting fractures start to break the relay ramp. Stage 4 is when the relay ramp is destroyed to produce a single fault that has an along-strike bend. These evolutionary stages can develop through time, but they can also be seen spatially. A branch line between normal faults or an along-strike bend may represent a stage 4 relay, with progressively earlier stages occurring updip or downdip. Characteristic variability in displacement-distance profiles for fault segments and linked faults accompanies the interaction and linkage processes. Displacement transfer by relay ramps is accompanied by steep displacement gradients along fault segments at oversteps. Relay ramps often contribute to a minimum in total fault displacement at a linkage point. 47 refs., 16 figs.

Peacock, D.C.P. (Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom) Univ. of Plymouth, Devon (United Kingdom)); Sanderson, D.J. (Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom))

1994-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Normal completely positive maps on the space of quantum operations  

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We define a class of higher-order linear maps that transform quantum operations into quantum operations and satisfy suitable requirements of normality and complete positivity. For this class of maps we prove two dilation theorems which are the analogues of the Stinespring and Radon-Nikodym theorems for quantum operations. A structure theorem for probability measures with values in this class of higher-order maps is also derived.

Chiribella, G; Umanit, V

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Higher-Rank Numerical Ranges of Unitary and Normal Matrices  

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We verify a conjecture on the structure of higher-rank numerical ranges for a wide class of unitary and normal matrices. Using analytic and geometric techniques, we show precisely how the higher-rank numerical ranges for a generic unitary matrix are given by complex polygons determined by the spectral structure of the matrix. We discuss applications of the results to quantum error correction, specifically to the problem of identification and construction of codes for binary unitary noise models.

Man-Duen Choi; John A. Holbrook; David W. Kribs; Karol Zyczkowski

2007-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

282

The plucked string: an example of non-normal dynamics  

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Motion of a single Fourier mode of the plucked string is an example of transient, free decay of coupled, damped oscillators. It shares the rarely discussed features of the generic case, e.g., possessing a complete set of non-orthogonal eigenvectors and no normal modes, but it can be analyzed and solved analytically by hand in an approximation that is appropriate to musical instruments' plucked strings.

Politzer, David

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Morphometric and geometric characterization of normal faults on Mars  

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Abstract Using three different approaches (fault plane fitting, 3D crater rim palinspatic restorations and fault scarps morphometric analysis) we investigate the geometry and degradation history of Martian normal faults in two distinct areas. The three independent methods produce similar results, indicating that the average dip angle of the normal faults on these two locations is probably below the value that is usually assumed for Mars (?60). Our best estimate for this average dip angle is 46.8 9.8 , which is a value comparable with the mean dip angle inferred on Earth for seismically active normal faults. This lower average dip angle implies that all the rift strain estimates performed until now might be underestimated. From the comparative analysis of the two faulted regions (Phlegethon Catena and Claritas Fossae), we show that local and regional dip variabilities may exist on Mars. This reinforces the idea that the amount of extension associated with Martian rifts must be reconsidered. We also demonstrate the advantages of performing a comparative morphometric analysis of fault scarps. This approach enables the reconstruction of the faults scarps degradation history and can be used to evaluate how environmental conditions changed through time. After modeling the degradation of the fault scarps at the two sites we conclude that the observed morphometric variations are mainly due to the different faulting ages in an environment characterized by low scarp degradation rates ( 4 10 ? 3 m 2 / kyr ) over the last 3 Ga.

David A. Vaz; Mauro G. Spagnuolo; Simone Silvestro

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Surface tension with Normal Curvature in Curved Space-Time  

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With an aim to include the contribution of surface tension in the action of the boundary, we define the tangential pressure in terms of surface tension and Normal curvature in a more naturally geometric way. First, we show that the negative tangential pressure is independent of the four-velocity of a very thin hyper-surface. Second, we relate the 3-pressure of a surface layer to the normal curvature and the surface tension. Third, we relate the surface tension to the energy of the surface layer. Four, we show that the delta like energy flows across the hyper-surface will be zero for such a representation of intrinsic 3-pressure. Five, for the weak field approximation and for static spherically symmetric configuration, we deduce the classical Kelvin's relation. Six, we write a modified action for the boundary having contributions both from surface tension and normal curvature of the surface layer. Also we propose a method to find the physical action assuming a reference background, where the background is not flat.

Himanshu kumar; Sharf Alam; Suhail Ahmad

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The development of a diagnostic instrument to investigate entering competency levels of students in university introductory biology  

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENT TO INVESTIGATE ENTERING CONiPETENCY LEVELS OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY A Thesis by Russell Douglas Souchek Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial... fulfillment of the reauirement for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1978 Major Subject: Educational Curriculum and Instruction THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENT TO INVESTIGATE ENTERING COMPETENCY LEVELS OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY...

Souchek, Russell Douglas

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Homologous recombination and non-homologous end-joining repair pathways in bovine embryos with different developmental competence  

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This study investigated the expression of genes controlling homologous recombination (HR), and non-homologous end-joining (NHEJ) DNA-repair pathways in bovine embryos of different developmental potential. It also evaluated whether bovine embryos can respond to DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) induced with ultraviolet irradiation by regulating expression of genes involved in HR and NHEJ repair pathways. Embryos with high, intermediate or low developmental competence were selected based on the cleavage time after in vitro insemination and were removed from in vitro culture before (36 h), during (72 h) and after (96 h) the expected period of embryonic genome activation. All studied genes were expressed before, during and after the genome activation period regardless the developmental competence of the embryos. Higher mRNA expression of 53BP1 and RAD52 was found before genome activation in embryos with low developmental competence. Expression of 53BP1, RAD51 and KU70 was downregulated at 72 h and upregulated at 168 h post-insemination in response to DSBs induced by ultraviolet irradiation. In conclusion, important genes controlling HR and NHEJ DNA-repair pathways are expressed in bovine embryos, however genes participating in these pathways are only regulated after the period of embryo genome activation in response to ultraviolet-induced DSBs.

Henrique Barreta, Marcos [Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario de Curitibanos, Curitibanos, SC (Brazil) [Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Campus Universitario de Curitibanos, Curitibanos, SC (Brazil); Laboratorio de Biotecnologia e Reproducao Animal-BioRep, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS (Brazil); Garziera Gasperin, Bernardo; Braga Rissi, Vitor; Cesaro, Matheus Pedrotti de [Laboratorio de Biotecnologia e Reproducao Animal-BioRep, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS (Brazil)] [Laboratorio de Biotecnologia e Reproducao Animal-BioRep, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS (Brazil); Ferreira, Rogerio [Centro de Educacao Superior do Oeste-Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Chapeco, SC (Brazil)] [Centro de Educacao Superior do Oeste-Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Chapeco, SC (Brazil); Oliveira, Joao Francisco de; Goncalves, Paulo Bayard Dias [Laboratorio de Biotecnologia e Reproducao Animal-BioRep, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS (Brazil)] [Laboratorio de Biotecnologia e Reproducao Animal-BioRep, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, RS (Brazil); Bordignon, Vilceu, E-mail: vilceu.bordignon@mcgill.ca [Department of Animal Science, McGill University, Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, QC (Canada)] [Department of Animal Science, McGill University, Ste-Anne-De-Bellevue, QC (Canada)

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A National Radiation Oncology Medical Student Clerkship Survey: Didactic Curricular Components Increase Confidence in Clinical Competency  

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Purpose: Students applying to radiation oncology residency programs complete 1 or more radiation oncology clerkships. This study assesses student experiences and perspectives during radiation oncology clerkships. The impact of didactic components and number of clerkship experiences in relation to confidence in clinical competency and preparation to function as a first-year radiation oncology resident are evaluated. Methods and Materials: An anonymous, Internet-based survey was sent via direct e-mail to all applicants to a single radiation oncology residency program during the 2012-2013 academic year. The survey was composed of 3 main sections including questions regarding baseline demographic information and prior radiation oncology experience, rotation experiences, and ideal clerkship curriculum content. Results: The survey response rate was 37% (70 of 188). Respondents reported 191 unique clerkship experiences. Of the respondents, 27% (19 of 70) completed at least 1 clerkship with a didactic component geared towards their level of training. Completing a clerkship with a didactic component was significantly associated with a respondent's confidence to function as a first-year radiation oncology resident (Wilcoxon ranksum P=.03). However, the total number of clerkships completed did not correlate with confidence to pursue radiation oncology as a specialty (Spearman ? P=.48) or confidence to function as a first year resident (Spearman ? P=.43). Conclusions: Based on responses to this survey, rotating students perceive that the majority of radiation oncology clerkships do not have formal didactic curricula. Survey respondents who completed a clerkship with a didactic curriculum reported feeling more prepared to function as a radiation oncology resident. However, completing an increasing number of clerkships does not appear to improve confidence in the decision to pursue radiation oncology as a career or to function as a radiation oncology resident. These results support further development of structured didactic curricula for the radiation oncology clerkship.

Jagadeesan, Vikrant S. [Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (United States); Raleigh, David R. [Department of Radiation Oncology, School of Medicine, University of CaliforniaSan Francisco, San Francisco, California (United States); Koshy, Matthew; Howard, Andrew R.; Chmura, Steven J. [Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (United States); Golden, Daniel W., E-mail: dgolden@radonc.uchicago.edu [Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (United States)

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Statistical Selection Strategy for Normalization Procedures in LC-MS Proteomics Experiments through Dataset Dependent Ranking of Normalization Scaling Factors  

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Quantification of LC-MS peak intensities assigned during peptide identification in a typical comparative proteomics experiment will deviate from run-to-run of the instrument due to both technical and biological variation. Thus, normalization of peak intensities across a LC-MS proteomics dataset is a fundamental step in pre-processing. However, the downstream analysis of LC-MS proteomics data can be dramatically affected by the normalization method selected . Current normalization procedures for LC-MS proteomics data are presented in the context of normalization values derived from subsets of the full collection of identified peptides. The distribution of these normalization values is unknown a priori. If they are not independent from the biological factors associated with the experiment the normalization process can introduce bias into the data, which will affect downstream statistical biomarker discovery. We present a novel approach to evaluate normalization strategies, where a normalization strategy includes the peptide selection component associated with the derivation of normalization values. Our approach evaluates the effect of normalization on the between-group variance structure in order to identify candidate normalization strategies that improve the structure of the data without introducing bias into the normalized peak intensities.

Webb-Robertson, Bobbie-Jo M.; Matzke, Melissa M.; Jacobs, Jon M.; Pounds, Joel G.; Waters, Katrina M.

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SMITH NORMAL FORMS OF INCIDENCE MATRICES Abstract. A brief introduction is given to the topic of Smith normal forms of incidence  

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SMITH NORMAL FORMS OF INCIDENCE MATRICES PETER SIN Abstract. A brief introduction is given to the topic of Smith normal forms of incidence matrices. A general discussion of techniques is illustrated, the fundamental invariant is the Smith normal form of A, whose definition we now recall. A square integer matrix

Sin, Peter

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Developmental differences in relations among parental protectiveness, attachment, social skills, social anxiety and social competence in juveniles with asthma or diabetes  

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of social competence by teaching young people how to initiate and maintain satisfying and warm relationships. The current study examined developmental differences in relations among parent-child relationship variables (parental protectiveness), peer...

Grizzle, Jonhenry C.

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Combinatorics and Boson normal ordering: A gentle introduction  

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We discuss a general combinatorial framework for operator ordering problems by applying it to the normal ordering of the powers and exponential of the boson number operator. The solution of the problem is given in terms of Bell and Stirling numbers enumerating partitions of a set. This framework reveals several inherent relations between ordering problems and combinatorial objects, and displays the analytical background to Wick's theorem. The methodology can be straightforwardly generalized from the simple example given herein to a wide class of operators.

Blasiak, P; Penson, K A; Solomon, A I; Duchamp, G H E

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Combinatorics and Boson normal ordering: A gentle introduction  

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We discuss a general combinatorial framework for operator ordering problems by applying it to the normal ordering of the powers and exponential of the boson number operator. The solution of the problem is given in terms of Bell and Stirling numbers enumerating partitions of a set. This framework reveals several inherent relations between ordering problems and combinatorial objects, and displays the analytical background to Wick's theorem. The methodology can be straightforwardly generalized from the simple example given herein to a wide class of operators.

P. Blasiak; A. Horzela; K. A. Penson; A. I. Solomon; G. H. E. Duchamp

2007-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Frequency combs and platicons in optical microresonators with normal GVD  

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We predict the existence of a novel type of the flat-top dissipative solitonic pulses, "platicons", in microresonators with normal group velocity dispersion (GVD). We propose methods to generate these platicons from cw pump. Their duration may be altered significantly by tuning the pump frequency. The transformation of a discrete energy spectrum of dark solitons of the Lugiato-Lefever equation into a quasicontinuous spectrum of platicons is demonstrated. Generation of similar structures is also possible with bi-harmonic, phase/amplitude modulated pump or via laser injection locking.

Lobanov, V E; Kippenberg, T J; Gorodetsky, M L

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Asymptotic normalization coefficients for B-10->Be-9+p  

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started the Asymptotic normalization coefficient A. M. Mukhamedzhanov, H. L. Clark, C. A. Gagliardi, Y.-W Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University V. Burjan, J. Cejpek Institute for Nuclear Physics, Czech Academ F. Carstoi Institute of Atomic...! the 7Be(p ,g)8B radiative capture cross section at ver astrophysics. @S0556-2813~97!02109-2# PACS number~s!: 25.70.Hi, 21.10.Jx, 24.10.Ht, 25.70.B I. INTRODUCTION Despite considerable experimental and theoretical progress in determining...

Mukhamedzhanov, AM; Clark, HL; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Lui, YW; Trache, L.; Tribble, Robert E.; Xu, HM; Zhou, XG; Burjan, V.; Cejpek, J.; Kroha, V.; Carstoiu, F.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crossover SAFT Equation of State:? Application for Normal Alkanes  

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Crossover SAFT Equation of State:? Application for Normal Alkanes ... In this paper we develop a crossover modification of the statistical associating fluid theory (SAFT) equation of state for macromolecular chain fluids which incorporates the scaling laws asymptotically close to the critical point and is transformed into the original classical SAFT equation of state far away from the critical point. ... We show that, over a wide range of states, the crossover SAFT model yields a much better representation of the thermodynamic properties of pure fluids than the original SAFT equation of state. ...

S. B. Kiselev; J. F. Ely

1999-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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A Normal Stellar Disk in the Galaxy Malin 1  

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Since its discovery, Malin 1 has been considered the prototype and most extreme example of the class of giant low surface brightness disk galaxies. Examination of an archival Hubble Space Telescope I-band image reveals that Malin 1 contains a normal stellar disk that was not previously recognized, having a central I-band surface brightness of mu_0 = 20.1 mag arcsec^-2 and a scale length of 4.8 kpc. Out to a radius of ~10 kpc, the structure of Malin 1 is that of a typical SB0/a galaxy. The remarkably extended, faint outer structure detected out to r~100 kpc appears to be a photometrically distinct component and not a simple extension of the inner disk. In terms of its disk scale length and central surface brightness, Malin 1 was originally found to be a very remote outlier relative to all other known disk galaxies. The presence of a disk of normal size and surface brightness in Malin 1 suggests that such extreme outliers in disk properties probably do not exist, but underscores the importance of the extended outer disk regions for a full understanding of the structure and formation of spiral galaxies.

A. J. Barth

2006-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Stroke is the nation's third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Strokes claim some 144,000 lives a year, accounting for one in every 17 deaths. Oregon with its  

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Stroke is the nation's third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Strokes claim-aging population and high incidence of obesity and tobacco use ­ has one of the nation's highest stroke mortality rates. The total 2009 estimated direct and indirect cost of stroke in the nation is a staggering $68

Chapman, Michael S.

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Asymptotic normalization coefficients, spectroscopic factors, and direct radiative capture rates  

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. The summation over lB and jB is carried out over the values allowed by angular momentum and parity conser- vation in the virtual process B?A1p . The overlap function is the projection of the state wB onto the two-body channel wAwp . This projection..., the spectroscopic factor. The asymptotic behavior of the radial overlap function is given by IAplB jB B ~r ! ? r.RN CAplB jB B W 2hB ,lB11/2~2kBr ! r . ~3! Asymptotic normalization coefficients, spectroscopi A. M. Mukhamedzhanov, C. Cyclotron Institute...

Mukhamedzhanov, AM; Gagliardi, Carl A.; Tribble, Robert E.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-molecule kinetic energy of condensed normal deuterium  

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Inelastic scattering of 300-meV neutrons allows the study of the liquid (T=20 and 30 K, saturated vapor pressure) and solid (T=4.2 K, saturated vapor pressure) phases of the normal deuterium mixture (2/3 o-D2+1/3 p-D2) in the region of momentum transfer where a single-molecule response is expected. The spectra are analyzed within the impulse approximation and assuming Gaussian momentum distributions for the translation of the molecules. For the solid, the estimated value of the single-molecule average kinetic energy does not compare unfavorably with those obtained scaling experimental results in parahydrogen solids. In the liquid state, substantial departures seem to exist from the classical liquid behavior, even if up to second-order quantum corrections are taken into account. 1996 The American Physical Society.

F. J. Mompen; M. Garca-Hernndez; F. J. Bermejo; S. M. Bennington

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Insolation data manual and direct normal solar radiation data manual  

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The Insolation Data Manual presents monthly averaged data which describes the availability of solar radiation at 248 National Weather Service (NWS) stations, principally in the United States. Monthly and annual average daily insolation and temperature values have been computed from a base of 24--25 years of data, generally from 1952--1975, and listed for each location. Insolation values represent monthly average daily totals of global radiation on a horizontal surface and are depicted using the three units of measurement: kJ/m{sup 2} per day, Btu/ft{sup 2} per day and langleys per day. Average daily maximum, minimum and monthly temperatures are provided for most locations in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Heating and cooling degree-days were computed relative to a base of 18.3 C (65 F). For each station, global {bar K}{sub T} (cloudiness index) values were calculated on a monthly and annual basis. Global {bar K}{sub T} is an index of cloudiness and indicates fractional transmittance of horizontal radiation, from the top of the atmosphere to the earth's surface. The second section of this volume presents long-term monthly and annual averages of direct normal solar radiation for 235 NWS stations, including a discussion of the basic derivation process. This effort is in response to a generally recognized need for reliable direct normal data and the recent availability of 23 years of hourly averages for 235 stations. The relative inaccessibility of these data on microfiche further justifies reproducing at least the long-term averages in a useful format. In addition to a definition of terms and an overview of the ADIPA model, a discussion of model validation results is presented.

none,

1990-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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van der Waals density functionals built upon the electron-gas tradition: Facing the challenge of competing interactions  

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The theoretical description of sparse matter attracts much interest, in particular for those ground-state properties that can be described by density functional theory. One proposed approach, the van der Waals density functional (vdW-DF) method, rests on strong physical foundations and offers simple yet accurate and robust functionals. A very recent functional within this method called vdW-DF-cx [K. Berland and P. Hyldgaard, Phys. Rev. B 89, 035412 (2014)] stands out in its attempt to use an exchange energy derived from the same plasmon-based theory from which the nonlocal correlation energy was derived. Encouraged by its good performance for solids, layered materials, and aromatic molecules, we apply it to several systems that are characterized by competing interactions. These include the ferroelectric response in PbTiO{sub 3}, the adsorption of small molecules within metal-organic frameworks, the graphite/diamond phase transition, and the adsorption of an aromatic-molecule on the Ag(111) surface. Our results indicate that vdW-DF-cx is overall well suited to tackle these challenging systems. In addition to being a competitive density functional for sparse matter, the vdW-DF-cx construction presents a more robust general-purpose functional that could be applied to a range of materials problems with a variety of competing interactions.

Berland, Kristian [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden) [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden); Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Arter, Calvin A.; Thonhauser, T. [Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 (United States)] [Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109 (United States); Cooper, Valentino R. [Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6114 (United States)] [Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6114 (United States); Lee, Kyuho [Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States) [Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 (United States); Lundqvist, Bengt I. [Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden)] [Department of Applied Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden); Schrder, Elsebeth; Hyldgaard, Per [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden)] [Microtechnology and Nanoscience, MC2, Chalmers University of Technology, SE-412 96 Gteborg (Sweden)

2014-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - activation normal t-cell Sample Search...  

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normal t-cell Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: activation normal t-cell Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 HIV Infection Model Math...

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Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and...  

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Dataset Activity Stream Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR (Abstract): Normal direct solar radiation in kWhm2day for 1 year organized into...

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Rapid acquisition of specular and diffuse normal maps from polarized spherical gradient illumination  

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We estimate surface normal maps of an object from either its diffuse or specular reflectance using four spherical gradient illumination patterns. In contrast to traditional photometric stereo, the spherical patterns allow normals to be estimated simultaneously ...

Wan-Chun Ma; Tim Hawkins; Pieter Peers; Charles-Felix Chabert; Malte Weiss; Paul Debevec

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

305

The Energies of the Atomic Linkages in the Normal Paraffin Hydrocarbons  

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...normal paraffin hydrocarbons, in the gaseous...values for the heats of combustion of these gases...values for the heats of combustion of the hydrocarbon gases,4'5...Jessup4 on the heats of combustion of normal heptane...

Frederick D. Rossini

1934-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of burial history, rock ductility and recovery magnitude on inversion of normal faulted strata  

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reactivation of the normal faults may occur during coaxial contraction even though such faults are unfavorably oriented assuming typical rock friction behavior and a homogeneous stress state. Localized reverse slip on normal faults is favored when strata...

Kuhle, Nathan John

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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The Energies of the Atomic Linkages in the Normal Paraffin Hydrocarbons  

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...No previous data Normal pentane...The new values for the heats of combustion of the hydrocarbon gases,4'5 together with new data obtained by Jessup4 on the heats of combustion of normal heptane and...

Frederick D. Rossini

1934-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Energy Spectra and Normalized Power Spectral Densities of X-Ray Nova GS 2000+25  

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......research-article Papers 2020 8320 Energy Spectra and Normalized...224-0817 The X-ray energy spectra and Normalized...Conf. Proc. 115, High Energy Transients in Astrophysics, ed. Woosley S. E. (New York: AIP), 31. White N......

Kentaro Terada; Shunji Kitamoto; Hitoshi Negoro; Sayuri Iga

2002-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

309

3D culture models of normal and malignant breast epithelial cells  

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3D culture models of normal and malignant breast epithelialcells; Lee et al. 3D culture models of normal and malignantFor correspondence: mjbissell@lbl.gov 3D culture models of

Lee, Genee Y.; Kenny, Paraic A.; Lee, Eva H.; Bissell, Mina J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Scheme to Retain the Hadley Circulation During Nonlinear Normal Mode Initialization  

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A modified nonlinear normal mode initialization scheme is proposed which provides a possible solution to a major problem associated with nonlinear normal mode initialization. The modified scheme retains the Hadley circulation in the model and at ...

K. Puri; W. Bourke

1982-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct normal irradiance related definitions and applications: The circumsolar issue  

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Abstract The direct irradiance received on a plane normal to the sun, called direct normal irradiance (DNI), is of particular relevance to concentrated solar technologies, including concentrating solar thermal plants and concentrated photovoltaic systems. Following various standards from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the DNI definition is related to the irradiance from a small solid angle of the sky, centered on the position of the sun. Half-angle apertures of pyrheliometers measuring DNI have varied over time, up to ?10. The current recommendation of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for this half-angle is 2.5. Solar concentrating collectors have an angular acceptance function that can be significantly narrower, especially for technologies with high concentration ratios. The disagreement between the various interpretations of DNI, from the theoretical definition used in atmospheric physics and radiative transfer modeling to practical definitions corresponding to specific measurements or conversion technologies is significant, especially in the presence of cirrus clouds or large concentration of aerosols. Under such sky conditions, the circumsolar radiationi.e. the diffuse radiation coming from the vicinity of the suncontributes significantly to the DNI ground measurement, although some concentrating collectors cannot utilize the bulk of it. These issues have been identified in the EU-funded projects MACC-II (Monitoring Atmospheric Composition and Climate-Interim Implementation) and SFERA (Solar Facilities for the European Research Area), and have been discussed within a panel of international experts in the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) program of the International Energy Agencys (IEAs) Task 46 Solar Resource Assessment and Forecasting. In accordance with these discussions, the terms of reference related to DNI are specified here. The important role of circumsolar radiation is evidenced, and its potential contribution is evaluated for typical atmospheric conditions. For thorough analysis of performance of concentrating solar systems, it is recommended that, in addition to the conventional DNI related to 2.5 half-angle of todays pyrheliometers, solar resource data sets also report the sunshape, the circumsolar contribution or the circumsolar ratio (CSR).

P. Blanc; B. Espinar; N. Geuder; C. Gueymard; R. Meyer; R. Pitz-Paal; B. Reinhardt; D. Renn; M. Sengupta; L. Wald; S. Wilbert

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Escape, Accretion or Star Formation? The Competing Depleters of Gas in Markarian 231  

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We report on high resolution CO(1-0), CS(2-1) and 3mm continuum Combined Array for Research in Millimeter Astronomy (CARMA) observations of the molecular outflow host and nearest quasar Markarian 231. We use the CS(2-1) measurements to derive a dense gas mass within Mrk 231 of $1.8\\pm0.3\\times10^{10}$ $M_\\odot$, quite consistent with previous measurements. The CS(2-1) data also seem to indicate that the molecular disk of Mrk 231 is forming stars at normal efficiency. The high resolution CARMA observations were able to resolve the CO(1-0) outflow into two distinct lobes, allowing for a size estimate to be made and further constraining the molecular outflow dynamical time, further constraining the molecular gas escape rate. We find that 15% of the molecular gas within the Mrk 231 outflow actually exceeds the escape velocity in the central kiloparsec. Assuming that molecular gas is not constantly being accelerated, we find the depletion timescale of molecular gas in Mrk 231 to be 49 Myr, rather than 32 Myr, more...

Alatalo, Katherine

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Imaging of normal and pathologic joint synovium using nonlinear optical microscopy as a potential  

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, and gout at 3.0 million. Arthritis can result in irreversible destruction and loss of normal articular

Rose, Michael R.

314

The Smith Normal Form of a Matrix Associated with Young's Lattice  

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The Smith Normal Form of a Matrix Associated with Young's Lattice Tommy Wuxing Cai and Richard P. Stanley Abstract. We prove a conjecture of Miller and Reiner on the Smith normal form of the operator DU be a commutative ring with 1 and M an m?m matrix over R. We say that M has a Smith normal form (SNF) over R

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Application of the Smith Normal Form to the Structure of Lattice Rules  

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Application of the Smith Normal Form to the Structure of Lattice Rules J. N. Lyness \\Lambda P and the Smith normal form of an integer matrix. It is shown that the invariants of the canonical form of Q(\\Lambda)f coincide with the elements of the Smith normal form of B = A T \\Gamma1 , the reciprocal lattice generator

Keast, Patrick

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Kinematics and kinetics of normal and planovalgus feet during walking  

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Abstract Planovalgus deformity is prevalent in cerebral palsy patients, but very few studies have quantitatively reported differences between planovalgus and normal foot function. Intersegmental foot kinetics have not been reported in this population. In this study, a three segment (hindfoot, forefoot, hallux) kinematic and kinetic model was applied to typically developing (n=10 subjects, 20 feet) and planovalgus (n=10 subjects, 18 feet) pediatric subjects by two clinicians for each subject. Intra-clinician and inter-clinician repeatability of kinematic variables have been previously reported. Variability of kinetic outcomes (joint moments and power) is reported and found to be equally repeatable in typically developing and planovalgus groups. Kinematic differences in the planovalgus foot including excessive ankle eversion (valgus) and plantarflexion, reduced ankle flexion range of motion, and increased midfoot joint dorsiflexion and pronation reflected the reported pathology. Contrary to clinical expectations no significant difference was observed in midfoot flexion or ankle eversion ranges of motion. Kinetic differences in planovalgus feet compared to typically developing feet included reduced ankle plantarflexion moment, ankle power and midfoot joint power.

Prabhav Saraswat; Bruce A. MacWilliams; Roy B. Davis; Jacques L. DAstous

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rap G protein signal in normal and disordered lymphohematopoiesis  

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Rap proteins (Rap1, Rap2a, b, c) are small molecular weight GTPases of the Ras family. Rap G proteins mediate diverse cellular events such as cell adhesion, proliferation, and gene activation through various signaling pathways. Activation of Rap signal is regulated tightly by several specific regulatory proteins including guanine nucleotide exchange factors and GTPase-activating proteins. Beyond cell biological studies, increasing attempts have been made in the past decade to define the roles of Rap signal in specific functions of normal tissue systems as well as in cancer. In the immune and hematopoietic systems, Rap signal plays crucial roles in the development and function of essentially all lineages of lymphocytes and hematopoietic cells, and importantly, deregulated Rap signal may lead to unique pathological conditions depending on the affected cell types, including various types of leukemia and autoimmunity. The phenotypical studies have unveiled novel, even unexpected functional aspects of Rap signal in cells from a variety of tissues, providing potentially important clues for controlling human diseases, including malignancy.

Minato, Nagahiro, E-mail: minato@imm.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp

2013-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Sampling Plan for Assaying Plates Containing Depleted or Normal Uranium  

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This paper describes the rationale behind the proposed method for selecting a 'representative' sample of uranium metal plates, portions of which will be destructively assayed at the Y-12 Security Complex. The total inventory of plates is segregated into two populations, one for Material Type 10 (depleted uranium (DU)) and one for Material Type 81 (normal [or natural] uranium (NU)). The plates within each population are further stratified by common dimensions. A spreadsheet gives the collective mass of uranium element (and isotope for DU) and the piece count of all plates within each stratum. These data are summarized in Table 1. All plates are 100% uranium metal, and all but approximately 60% of the NU plates have Kel-F{reg_sign} coating. The book inventory gives an overall U-235 isotopic percentage of 0.22% for the DU plates, ranging from 0.19% to 0.22%. The U-235 ratio of the NU plates is assumed to be 0.71%. As shown in Table 1, the vast majority of the plates are comprised of depleted uranium, so most of the plates will be sampled from the DU population.

Ivan R. Thomas

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RECONCILIATION OF RETAILER CLAIMS, 2000  

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to also report generation, fuel type, and fuel type consumed (as a percentage of generation) data to the system operator on a quarterly basis.11 System operators must then make the generation and fuel source to consumers and calculating net system power (a default fuel source mix, established annually by the Energy

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RECONCILIATION OF RETAILER CLAIMS, 2001  

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to also report generation, fuel type, and fuel type consumed (as a percentage of generation) data to the system operator on a quarterly basis.1 System operators must then make the generation and fuel source to consumers and calculating net system power (a default fuel source mix, established annually by the Energy

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RECONCILIATION OF RETAILER CLAIMS, COMMISSIONREPORT  

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to a system operator to also report generation (in kWh), generator technology, and fuel type consumed (as a percentage of generation) on a quarterly basis. System operators must then make the generation and fuel Commission) to prepare an annual report comparing the source of power retailers have disclosed

322

Nuclear Freeze Candidates Claim Mandate  

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...to their narrow wins. Environmentalists also assert that in Vermont and Maine, where acid rain has become a matter of concern...by a 55 to 45 percent vote a proposal to shut down the Maine Yankee plant in Wiscasset and ban construction of nuclear plants in...

JOHN WALSH

1982-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

323

Modeling pore corrosion in normally open gold- plated copper connectors.  

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The goal of this study is to model the electrical response of gold plated copper electrical contacts exposed to a mixed flowing gas stream consisting of air containing 10 ppb H{sub 2}S at 30 C and a relative humidity of 70%. This environment accelerates the attack normally observed in a light industrial environment (essentially a simplified version of the Battelle Class 2 environment). Corrosion rates were quantified by measuring the corrosion site density, size distribution, and the macroscopic electrical resistance of the aged surface as a function of exposure time. A pore corrosion numerical model was used to predict both the growth of copper sulfide corrosion product which blooms through defects in the gold layer and the resulting electrical contact resistance of the aged surface. Assumptions about the distribution of defects in the noble metal plating and the mechanism for how corrosion blooms affect electrical contact resistance were needed to complete the numerical model. Comparisons are made to the experimentally observed number density of corrosion sites, the size distribution of corrosion product blooms, and the cumulative probability distribution of the electrical contact resistance. Experimentally, the bloom site density increases as a function of time, whereas the bloom size distribution remains relatively independent of time. These two effects are included in the numerical model by adding a corrosion initiation probability proportional to the surface area along with a probability for bloom-growth extinction proportional to the corrosion product bloom volume. The cumulative probability distribution of electrical resistance becomes skewed as exposure time increases. While the electrical contact resistance increases as a function of time for a fraction of the bloom population, the median value remains relatively unchanged. In order to model this behavior, the resistance calculated for large blooms has been weighted more heavily.

Battaile, Corbett Chandler; Moffat, Harry K.; Sun, Amy Cha-Tien; Enos, David George; Serna, Lysle M.; Sorensen, Neil Robert

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Consumers purchasing new homes - trust and taste building through e-service and competence in the housing market  

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Our study examines the issues of how service company and customer experiences meet each other in service innovation, and how trust is negotiated in their interaction. We focus on a customer-oriented interior decorating e-service for clients developed by a construction company. Through qualitative material we analyse what constructs trust in the company service encounter. E-service is seen by the customers as a playful tool for visualisation and decision-making concerning their future homes, and by the company as a cost-effective and affordable tool for their clients. Consumer trust is built through company personnel competence, expertise and integrity, alongside with company brand, reputation and personified customer relations. However, trust in taste seems to be an integral part of home-related consumption. A consumer's individual taste contests with the 'average taste' of companies and industry.

Minna Autio; Jaakko Autio

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Building upon Historical Competencies: Next-generation Clean-up Technologies for World-Wide Application - 13368  

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The Department of Energy's Savannah River Site has a 60-year history of successfully operating nuclear facilities and cleaning up the nuclear legacy of the Cold War era through the processing of radioactive and otherwise hazardous wastes, remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater, management of nuclear materials, and deactivation and decommissioning of excess facilities. SRS recently unveiled its Enterprise.SRS (E.SRS) strategic vision to identify and facilitate application of the historical competencies of the site to current and future national and global challenges. E.SRS initiatives such as the initiative to Develop and Demonstrate Next generation Clean-up Technologies seek timely and mutually beneficial engagements with entities around the country and the world. One such ongoing engagement is with government and industry in Japan in the recovery from the devastation of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. (authors)

Guevara, K.C. [DOE Savannah River Operations Office, Aiken, South Carolina 29808 (United States)] [DOE Savannah River Operations Office, Aiken, South Carolina 29808 (United States); Fellinger, A.P.; Aylward, R.S.; Griffin, J.C.; Hyatt, J.E.; Bush, S.R. [Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina 29808 (United States)] [Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina 29808 (United States)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Innovation is critical to our economic and social prosperity. Yet acquiring the required resources is especially difficult for novice innovators, who lack competence  

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Innovation is critical to our economic and social prosperity. Yet acquiring the required resources-2:30pm BYAC 240 Dr. Liz Gerber is an expert in social computing, innovation, and organizations is especially difficult for novice innovators, who lack competence and confidence. Crowdsourcing has

Reisslein, Martin

327

Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC  

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Document explains how to use estimated energy rates and normalized weather data in determining an energy service company's (ESCO's) payments under a Federal energy savings performance contract (ESPC).

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Boussinesqs viscoelastic problem on normal concentrated force on a half-space surface  

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A problem on the action of a normal concentrated force on the surface of viscoelastic half-space (Boussinesqs viscoelastic problem) is solved. The...

Latif K. Talybly

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ar-40/Ar-39 Age Constraints for the Jaramillo Normal Subchron...  

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oxygen isotope, climate record calibration of the astronomical timescale proposed by Johnson (1982) and Shackleton et al. (1990). Ar-40Ar-39 ages of a normally magnetized...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asymp normalization coefficients Sample...  

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Summary: Department of Mathematics, Capital Normal University Beijing 100048, China Abstract: It's a joint work... our recent work on the asymp- totic stability of the waves...

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Temperature dependence of the structure of Langmuir films of normal-alkanes on liquid mercury  

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Temperature dependence of the structure of Langmuir films of normal-alkanes on liquid mercury H phase behavior of Langmuir films of n-alkanes CH3(CH2)n 2CH3 , denote Cn on mercury was studied surface normal, alkanes on mercury are always oriented surface parallel and show no long-range in

Ocko, Ben

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Generating all permutations by context-free grammars in Greibach normal form  

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We consider context-free grammars G"n in Greibach normal form and, particularly, in Greibach m-form (m=1,2) which generates the finite language L"n of all n! strings that are permutations of n different symbols (n>=1). These grammars are investigated ... Keywords: Context-free grammar, Descriptional complexity, Greibach normal form, Permutation, Unambiguous grammar

Peter R. J. Asveld

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formant Structures of Vowels Produced by Stutterers in Normal and Fast Speech Hirsch F. 1  

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Formant Structures of Vowels Produced by Stutterers in Normal and Fast Speech Rates 1 Hirsch F. 1 of untreated and treated stutterers, and control subjects. Locus equations have been calculated to observe a reduction of vowel space for stutterers at a normal speaking rate. When speech rate increases, no reduction

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

334

PhD Project: `Normal' and `abnormal' climates: understanding their social, psychological and statistical constructions  

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PhD Project: `Normal' and `abnormal' climates: understanding their social, psychological) A conventional meteorological definition of climate is an aggregation of weather over a specified period of time, however, construct their expectations of climate `normality' in different ways. Direct experiences

Hulme, Mike

335

Rendering glints on high-resolution normal-mapped specular surfaces  

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Complex specular surfaces under sharp point lighting show a fascinating glinty appearance, but rendering it is an unsolved problem. Using Monte Carlo pixel sampling for this purpose is impractical: the energy is concentrated in tiny highlights that take ... Keywords: glints, high-resolution normal maps, normal distribution functions, specular highlights

Ling-Qi Yan; Milo Haan; Wenzel Jakob; Jason Lawrence; Steve Marschner; Ravi Ramamoorthi

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

Modeling and Generating Daily Changes in Market Variables Using A Multivariate Mixture of Normal Distributions  

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Modeling and Generating Daily Changes in Market Variables Using A Multivariate Mixture of Normal Distributions Jin Wang Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA 31698-0040 January 28, 2000 Abstract The mixture of normal distributions provides a useful extension

Wang, Jin

337

Original article Normal and sickle red blood cell dynamics under venular flow  

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1 Original article Normal and sickle red blood cell dynamics under venular flow C. Allayousa , A these notions are found in sickle cell disease where sickle red blood cells become more rigid, leading. Thus, normal and sickle red blood cells are classified into different sub-groups, showing

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

338

A Filtering Mechanism for Normal Fish Trajectories Cigdem Beyan, Robert B. Fisher  

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A Filtering Mechanism for Normal Fish Trajectories Cigdem Beyan, Robert B. Fisher IPAB, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK C.Beyan@sms.ed.ac.uk, rbf@inf.ed.ac.uk Abstract Understanding fish surveillance, etc. However, the literature is very limited in terms of normal/abnormal fish behavior

Fisher, Bob

339

Impact of assumption of log-normal distribution on monthly rainfall estimation from TMI  

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The log-normal assumption for the distribution of the rain rates used for the estimation of monthly rain totals proposed in Wilheit et al 1991 was examined. Since the log-normal assumption was originally used for the SSM/I, it is now necessary to re...

Lee, Dong Heon

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

340

The Smith Normal Form of the Incidence Matrix of Skew Lines in PG(3, q)  

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The Smith Normal Form of the Incidence Matrix of Skew Lines in PG(3, q) Peter Sin, University. In our case D = q4I. #12;Smith normal forms A, L define endomorphisms of the free Z-module on lines. Cokernel of A is called the Smith group and the torsion subgroup of the cokernel of L is known

Sin, Peter

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341

Geometry and scaling relations of a population of very small rift-related normal faults  

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normal faults within the Solite Quarry of the Dan River rift basin range in length from a few millimetres AND SCALING RELATIONS The small normal faults are present in quarries of the Virginia Solite Corporation outcrops and quarried boulders (Fig. 2). The fault traces are typically straight, although the fault tips

342

Magnetoelectric coupling tuned by competing single iron anisotropies in Mn1 xNixTiO3  

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A flop of electric polarization from Pc to Pa is observed in MnTiO3 as a spin flop transtion is triggered by a c-axis magnetic field, Hc=7 T. The critical magnetic field for Pa is significantly reduced in Mn1 xNixTiO3 (x=0.33). Neutron diffraction measurements revealed similar magnetic arrangements for the two compositions where the ordered spins couple antiferromagnetically with their nearest intra- and inter-planar neighbors. In the x=0.33 system, the single ion anisotropies of Mn2+ and Ni2+ compete and give rise to an additional spin reorientation transition at TR. A magnetic field, Hc, aligns the spins along c for TR

Chi, Songxue [ORNL; Ye, Feng [ORNL; Zhou, Haidong [ORNL; Choi, E. S. [National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Magnet Lab), Florida; Cao, Huibo [ORNL; Hwang, J. [National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Magnet Lab), Florida; Fernandez-Baca, Jaime A [ORNL; Hwang, J [Florida State University, Tallahassee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Graduate Group in The Study of Religion Degree Requirements Approved by the Graduate Council: January 11, 2010  

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of Specialization (TAOS), and one Area of Competence (AOC). The Area of Competence will normally be a secondary

Ullrich, Paul

344

Thermodynamic stability of LaMnO3 and its competing oxides: A hybrid density functional study of an alkaline fuel cell catalyst  

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The phase stability of LaMnO3 with respect to its competing oxides is studied using hybrid-exchange density functional theory (DFT) as implemented in crystal09. The underpinning DFT total-energy calculations are embedded in a thermodynamic framework that takes optimal advantage of error cancellation within DFT. It has been found that by using the ab initio thermodynamic techniques described here, the standard Gibbs formation energies can be calculated to a significantly greater accuracy than was previously reported (a mean error of 1.6% with a maximum individual error of ?3.0%). This is attributed to both the methodology for isolating the chemical potentials of the reference states, as well as the use of the Becke, three-parameter, Lee-Yang-Parr (B3LYP) functional to thoroughly investigate the ground-state energetics of the competing oxides.

E. A. Ahmad; L. Liborio; D. Kramer; G. Mallia; A. R. Kucernak; N. M. Harrison

2011-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

345

Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs for Phase 2 of the Secure Power Systems Professional project  

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53 53 Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC05-76RL01830 Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs for Phase 2 of the Secure Power Systems Professional project LR O'Neil TJ Vanderhorst, Jr MJ Assante J Januszewski, III DH Tobey R Leo TJ Conway K Perman August 2013 PNNL- 22653 Developing Secure Power Systems Professional Competence: Alignment and Gaps in Workforce Development Programs for Phase 2 of the Secure Power Systems Professional project LR O'Neil TJ Vanderhorst, Jr MJ Assante J Januszewski, III DH Tobey R Leo TJ Conway K Perman Contributors: SGC Panel Members August 2013 Prepared by: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and

346

New method for computing ideal MHD normal modes in axisymmetric toroidal geometry  

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Analytic elimination of the two magnetic surface components of the displacement vector permits the normal mode ideal MHD equations to be reduced to a scalar form. A Galerkin procedure, similar to that used in the PEST codes, is implemented to determine the normal modes computationally. The method retains the efficient stability capabilities of the PEST 2 energy principle code, while allowing computation of the normal mode frequencies and eigenfunctions, if desired. The procedure is illustrated by comparison with earlier various of PEST and by application to tilting modes in spheromaks, and to stable discrete Alfven waves in tokamak geometry.

Wysocki, F.; Grimm, R.C.

1984-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Fuel cell system logic for differentiating between rapid and normal shutdown commands  

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A method of controlling the operation of a fuel cell system wherein each shutdown command for the system is subjected to decision logic which determines whether the command should be a normal shutdown command or rapid shutdown command. If the logic determines that the shutdown command should be a normal shutdown command, then the system is shutdown in a normal step-by-step process in which the hydrogen stream is consumed within the system. If the logic determines that the shutdown command should be a rapid shutdown command, the hydrogen stream is removed from the system either by dumping to atmosphere or routing to storage.

Keskula, Donald H. (Webster, NY); Doan, Tien M. (Columbia, MD); Clingerman, Bruce J. (Palmyra, NY)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intent to Compete  

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Environmental Stewardship Fish Renewables Irrigation, Navigation Flood Control and Recreation Energy Efficiency Education Grants NW Energy XP Event Calendar Lands & Community...

349

Competing Technologies Landscape  

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Note that typically energy in batteries, fuel cells, and other energy devices is expressed... $$ {\\text{W}} {\\text{h}} = {\\tex...

William A. McPhee

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC  

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Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC Subject: The use of estimated energy rates 1 and normalized weather 2 data in determining contractor (ESCO) payments under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC). Summary: As explained below, the use of estimated energy rates and normalized weather data is permitted when determining ESCO payments under an ESPC. Authority: The authority for ESPCs is established in the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 8287 et seq.) Implementing regulations for ESPCs are at 10 CFR Part 436 subpart B. Guidance: Section 801(a)(2)(B) of NECPA requires that "[a]aggregate annual payments by an agency ... may not exceed the amount ... the agency would have paid (as estimated

351

Method for distinguishing normal and transformed cells using G1 kinase inhibitors  

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A G.sub.1 phase kinase inhibitor is applied in a low concentration to a population of normal and transformed mammalian cells. The concentration of G.sub.1 phase kinase inhibitor is selected to reversibly arrest normal mammalian cells in the G.sub.1 cell cycle without arresting growth of transformed cells. The transformed cells may then be selectively identified and/or cloned for research or diagnostic purposes. The transformed cells may also be selectively killed by therapeutic agents that do not affect normal cells in the G.sub.1 phase, suggesting that such G.sub.1 phase kinase inhibitors may form an effective adjuvant for use with chemotherapeutic agents in cancer therapy for optimizing the killing dose of chemotherapeutic agents while minimizing undesirable side effects on normal cells.

Crissman, Harry A. (Los Alamos, NM); Gadbois, Donna M. (Los Alamos, NM); Tobey, Robert A. (Los Alamos, NM); Bradbury, E. Morton (Santa Fe, NM)

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

A CW normal-conductive RF gun for free electron laser and energy recovery linac applications  

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Todd, State-of-the art electron guns and injector de- signs,7] Summary of working group on guns and injectors, 41st Ad-A CW normal-conductive RF gun for free electron laser and

Baptiste, Kenneth

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Method for distinguishing normal and transformed cells using G1 kinase inhibitors  

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A G[sub 1] phase kinase inhibitor is applied in a low concentration to a population of normal and transformed mammalian cells. The concentration of G[sub 1] phase kinase inhibitor is selected to reversibly arrest normal mammalian cells in the G[sub 1] cell cycle without arresting growth of transformed cells. The transformed cells may then be selectively identified and/or cloned for research or diagnostic purposes. The transformed cells may also be selectively killed by therapeutic agents that do not affect normal cells in the G[sub 1] phase, suggesting that such G[sub 1] phase kinase inhibitors may form an effective adjuvant for use with chemotherapeutic agents in cancer therapy for optimizing the killing dose of chemotherapeutic agents while minimizing undesirable side effects on normal cells.

Crissman, H.A.; Gadbois, D.M.; Tobey, R.A.; Bradbury, E.M.

1993-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

354

Electron yield soft X-ray photoabsorption spectroscopy under normal ambient-pressure conditions  

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Soft X-ray photoabsorption spectroscopy under normal ambient-pressure conditions using electron yield detection was demonstrated. This technique provided unambiguous photoabsorption data for hydrated transition-metal compounds and identified the different chemical states of cobalt ions.

Tamenori, Y.

2013-03-16T23:59:59.000Z

355

Bistructures, Bidomains and Linear Pierre-Louis Curien, LIENS, CNRSEcole Normale Superieure, Paris, France  

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Bistructures, Bidomains and Linear Logic Pierre-Louis Curien, LIENS, CNRS­Ecole Normale Sup hope that the structures isolated here will help in the search for a direct, extensional

Plotkin, Gordon

356

regulation. Buoys and ship-based sensors are normally used to measure the amount of  

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regulation. Buoys and ship-based sensors are normally used to measure the amount of water the concept by building electronic components such as field-effect transistors. MATERIALS SCIENCE Bettercoats

Heller, Eric

357

Operating Experience Level 3, Dangers of Objects Falling into Normally Occupied Areas  

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This Operating Experience Level 3 (OE-3) document provides information about a safety concern related to the dangers of items falling from heights into spaces normally occupied by workers at Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.

358

Normal control charts with nonparametric Willem Albers and Wilbert C.M. Kallenberg  

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Normal control charts with nonparametric safeguard Willem Albers and Wilbert C.M. Kallenberg kicks in and as such serves as a nonparametric safeguard. Keywords and phrases: Statistical Process

Al Hanbali, Ahmad

359

Comparative Effects of Thyroidal Stimulants and Inhibitors of Normal and Tumorous Thyroids in Xiphophorin Fishes  

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...invasive "carcinomatous" powers and normal responsiveness...pablum-liver food, dried ocean shrimp, living tubificids...X 1Hi. FIG. 4. "High power reproduction of section...heteroclitus (Linn.). Bull. Ocean. Coll., 14:5-41...

Olga Berg; Myron Gordon; and Aubrey Gorbman

1954-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Comparison of the Plasma, Urine and Blister Fluid Pharmacokinetics of Clarithromycin and Azithromycin in Normal Subjects  

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This open-label, multiple-dose study was intended to evaluate the pharmacokinetics of clarithromyin and azithromycin in plasma/serum, urine, and inflammatory and noninflammatory blister fluid, in 8 normal subj...

Dr Guy W. Amsden; Charles H. Ballow; Alan Forrest

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electric Resistance Welded Steels for Normalized N-80 Oil and Gas Well Tubulars  

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This paper reports the development and successful commercialization of a manganese-molybdenum steel for use in the production of normalized electric resistance welded N-80 casing and tubing. The...

David L. Sponseller; Thomas B. Cox; Evan J. Vineberg

1984-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC  

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Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC Guidance on Utility Rate Estimations and Weather Normalization in an ESPC Subject: The use of estimated energy rates 1 and normalized weather 2 data in determining contractor (ESCO) payments under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC). Summary: As explained below, the use of estimated energy rates and normalized weather data is permitted when determining ESCO payments under an ESPC. Authority: The authority for ESPCs is established in the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA), as amended. (42 U.S.C. 8287 et seq.) Implementing regulations for ESPCs are at 10 CFR Part 436 subpart B. Guidance: Section 801(a)(2)(B) of NECPA requires that "[a]aggregate annual payments by an agency ... may not exceed the amount ... the agency would have paid (as estimated

363

May 28-29, 2008/ARR Thermal Effect of Off-Normal Energy  

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#12;May 28-29, 2008/ARR 2 Power Plant FW Under Energy Deposition from Off- Normal Conditions · Thermal for Power Plant with Bare FS FW · Disruption simulation: q''=1.667 x 109 W/m2 over 3 ms (~5 MJ/m2) · 4+1 mm impact of off-normal events on power plant FW presented before for SiC and W · Questions arise

Raffray, A. René

364

Slip rate variations on normal faults during glacialinterglacial changes in surface loads  

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... Here we use finite-element models to investigate why four parallel normal faultsthe Wasatch, West Valley, Oquirrh and Stansbury faults in the eastern Basin and Range Province, Utahhave experienced ... We now test whether the Late Pleistocene/Holocene increase in slip rates of the Wasatch, West Valley, Oquirrh and Stansbury normal faults may be due to isostatic rebound caused by the ...

Ralf Hetzel; Andrea Hampel

2005-05-05T23:59:59.000Z

365

Indirect methods of determination of the asymptotic normalization coefficients and their application for nuclear astrophysics  

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The basic methods of the determination of asymptotic normalization coefficient for A+a?B of astrophysical interest are briefly presented. The results of the application of the specific asymptotic normalization coefficients derived within these methods for the extrapolation of the astrophysical S factors to experimentally inaccessible energy regions (E ? 25 keV) for the some specific radiative capture A(a,?)B reactions of the pp-chain and the CNO cycle are presented.

Yarmukhamedov, R. [Institute of Nuclear Physics, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, 100214 Tashkent (Uzbekistan)

2014-05-09T23:59:59.000Z

366

Reactive-coupling-induced normal mode splittings in microdisk resonators coupled to waveguides  

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We study the optomechanical design introduced by M. Li et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 223901 (2009)], which is very effective for investigation of the effects of reactive coupling. We show the normal mode splitting that is due solely to reactive coupling rather than due to dispersive coupling. We suggest feeding the waveguide with a pump field along with a probe field and scanning the output probe for evidence of reactive-coupling-induced normal mode splitting.

Huang Sumei; Agarwal, G. S. [Department of Physics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078 (United States)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

367

The effects of dietary phenylalanine supplementation on ochratoxicosis in normal and partially nephrectomized rats  

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THE EFFECTS OF DIETARY PHENYLALANINE SUPPLEMENTATION ON OCHRATOXICOSIS IN NORMAL AND PARTIALLY NEPHRECTOMIZED RATS A Thesis By RUGER WILLIAM PARKER Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas AKM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December lg83 Magor SubJect: Epidemiology THE EFFECTS OF DIETARY PHENYLALANINE SUPPLEMENTATION ON OCHRATOXICOSIS IN NORMAL AND PARTIALLY NEPHRECTOMIZEU RATS A Thesis by ROGER WILLIAM PARKER Approved...

Parker, Roger William

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

368

Population of superdeformed bands, the competition with fission, and the barrier between normal and superdeformed states  

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In this paper we report on the entry points leading to superdeformed (SD) as well as normal bands. We find that, compared to normal bands, the entry spins for the SD bands are about 9 {h bar} higher, and the entry excitation energy 1--3 MeV colder. We also conclude that population of the SD bands represents successful competition against fission. SD bands in both the Dy and Hg regions are considered.

Khoo, T.L.; Janssens, R.V.F.; Moore, E.F.; Ahmad, I.; Carpenter, M.P.; Chasman, R.R.; Wolfs, F.L.H. (Argonne National Lab., IL (USA)); Beard, K.B.; Garg, U.; Ye, D. (Notre Dame Univ., IN (USA)); Benet, P.; Daly, P.J.; Grabowski, Z.W. (Purdue Univ., Lafayette, IN (USA)); Drigert, M.W. (Idaho National Engineering Lab., Idaho Falls, ID (USA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Ultrasonic absorption associated with tertiary butanol complex formation in normal-hexane solutions  

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ULTRASONIC ABSORPTION ASSOCIATED WITH TERTIARY BUTANOL COMPLEX FORMATION IN NORMAL-HEXANE SOLUTIONS A Thesis by SALIM MICHEL BUCARAM Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 196l Major Subject; Physics ULTRASONIC ABSORPTION ASSOCIATED WITH TERTIARY BUTANOL COMPLEX FORMATION IN NORMAL-HEXANE SOLUTIONS A Thesis by SALIM MICHEL BUCARAM Approved as to style and content by...

Bucaram, Salim Michel

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

370

Incident detection using the Standard Normal Deviate model and travel time information from probe vehicles  

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INCIDENT DETECTION USING THE STANDARD iNORMAL DEVIATE MODEL AND TRAVEL TECHIE INFORMATION FROM PROBE VEHICLES A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER EUGENE MOUNTAIN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment... of the requirement for the degree of MASTFR OF SCIENCE December 1993 Major Subject: Civil Engineering INCIDENT DETECTION USING THE STANDARD NORMAL DEVIATE MODEL AND TRAVEL TIME INFORMATION FROM PROBE VEHICLES A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER EUGENE MOUNTAIN Submitted...

Mountain, Christopher Eugene

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

371

The Cumulative Ecological Effects of Normal Offshore Petroleum Operations Contrasted With Those Resulting From Continental Shelf Oil Spills [and Discussion  

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...Ecological Effects of Normal Offshore Petroleum Operations Contrasted...Resulting From Continental Shelf Oil Spills [and Discussion...from normal (non-spill) offshore petroleum operations have...studies of spills of crude oil and its refined products...

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Frictional motion of normal-fluid component of superfluid H3e in aerogel  

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The superfluidity of liquid H3e in a high-porosity aerogel has been studied using a fourth-sound resonance technique. This technique has two significant advantages: it can directly determine the superfluid density and it can derive the transport properties of the viscous normal-fluid component. The temperature dependence of the resonance frequency revealed suppression of superfluidity and that a finite normal-fluid fraction exists even at T=0. The motion of the normal-fluid component has also been investigated. As T?0, the energy loss becomes very small, despite a finite amount of the normal-fluid component remaining. This implies that the normal-fluid component is highly constrained by the aerogel, and hence the dissipation mechanism cannot be described in terms of the conventional hydrodynamic model. We have succeeded to explain these results by introducing a frictional relaxation model to describe our observations, and found that the flow field changes from being parabolic (Hagen-Poiseuille viscous flow) to flat (Drude frictional flow) on introducing an aerogel. Numerical calculation of the relaxation time using the quasiclassical Greens-function method reproduces experimental results.

Ken Obara; Chiaki Kato; Takaho Matsukura; Yusuke Nago; Ryusuke Kado; Hideo Yano; Osamu Ishikawa; Toru Hata; Seiji Higashitani; Katsuhiko Nagai

2010-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

373

Future personal attributes and job competencies needed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), state hospital section, registered nurse managers: a Delphi study  

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OF TABLES TABLE Page 1 DSHS Competency Clusters Five-Point Likert-Type Scale ................ 40 2 Years of Experience in Nursing of the Panel Members ....................... 44 3 Years of Management Experience of the Panel Members ................... 45 4... University (GW) used a form of e-Delphi. GW used an interactive Web site that brought experts together online. The GW study, as described, was a blended method of research. GW used one round of Web data collection and combined it with other data capturing...

Harrison, Joseph, Jr.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Solar: annual and seasonal average direct normal (DNI) GIS data (contours)  

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direct normal (DNI) GIS data (contours) direct normal (DNI) GIS data (contours) for Brazil from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Annual and seasonal mean of Direct Normal Solar Radiation in kWh/m2/day based on data from 1995 to 2002 (Purpose): To provide a set of consistent, reliable, verifiable, and accessible global data sets for international and in-country investors and other stakeholders (Supplemental Information): The cross-calibration process worked with data from 3 ground stations: Caicó (located in the Northeast of Brazil), Florianópolis (located in the South) and Balbina (located in Amazonia). These data have been used for validation and comparison of radiation transfer models operated in SWERA to estimate the incidence of solar radiation on the surface of the country from satellite images obtained from 1995 to 2002

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Symbolic computation of solitons in the normal dispersion regime of inhomogeneous optical fibres  

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A nonlinear Schroedinger equation with varying dispersion, nonlinearity and gain (or absorption) is studied for ultrashort optical pulses propagating in inhomogeneous optical fibres in the case of normal dispersion. Using the modified Hirota method and symbolic computation, the bilinear form and analytic soliton solution are derived. Stable bright and dark solitons are observed in the normal dispersion regime. A periodically varying soliton and compressed soliton without any fluctuation are obtained. Combined and kink-shaped solitons are observed. Possibly applicable soliton control techniques, which are used to design dispersion-managed systems, are proposed. The proposed techniques may find applications in soliton management communication links, soliton compression and soliton control. (solitons)

Liu Wenjun; Tain Bo; Li Min; Jiang Yan; Qu Qixing; Wang Pan; Sun Kun [School of Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing (China)

2011-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

376

Episodic release of plasma LH in normal cycling and ovariectomized cows  

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Release in Normal Cycling Animals (juantitation of peripheral plasma levels of LH during the normal estrous cycle has been reported in most domestic species including the cow (Shams and Karg, 1969a; Henricks et al. , 1970; Swanson and Hafs, 1971...). Swanson and Hafs (1971), however, observed this phenomenon from 8 hr before to 8 hr after the manifestation of estrus. In sheep, the initial rise in pre- ovulatory LH begins 0 to 10 hr after the onset of estrous behavior (Geschwind and Dewey, 1968...

Rahe, Charles Hardin

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

377

Assessment of the Exposure to and Dose from Radon Decay Products in Normally Occupied Homes  

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Assessment of the Exposure to and Dose from Radon Decay Products in Normally Occupied Homes ... In homes supplied by water with a high radon content, inhalation exposure from the radon in the water may occur on two different time scales: (a) long-term exposure that occurs due to an increase in the background radon concentration from radon released ... ... Experimental Assessment of the Short- and Long-Term Effects of 222Rn from Domestic Shower Water on the Dose Burden Incurred in Normally Occupied Homes ...

Philip K. Hopke; Bent. Jensen; Chih-Shan. Li; Nathalie. Montassier; Piotr. Wasiolek; Alfred J. Cavallo; Kenneth. Gatsby; Robert H. Socolow; Anthony C. James

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Normal modes and dispersion relations in a beaded string: An experiment for an undergraduate laboratory  

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Normal modes and dispersion relations are studied in a beaded string by forming stationary waves. Thin copper wire with brass beads mounted on it works as a one?dimensional medium possessing a granular structure. The beaded string carrying a sinusoidal current is forced to oscillate under the action of an external magnetic field. Various normal modes are conveniently excited and the observed ? vs k relationship agrees well with the theoretical predictions. Simplicity of the apparatus tractibility of the mathematical analysis and the correspondence between theoretical predictions and measurements make the experiment suitable for an undergraduate laboratory.

Gauri Shanker; V. K. Gupta; N. K. Sharma; D. P. Khandelwal

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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What product might a renewal of Heavy IonFusion development offerthat competes with methane microbes and hydrogen HTGRs  

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In 1994 a Fusion Technology journal publication by Logan, Moir and Hoffman described how exploiting unusually-strong economy-of-scale for large (8 GWe-scale) multi-unit HIF plants sharing a driver and target factory among several low cost molten salt fusion chambers {at} < $40M per 2.4 GW fusion each (Fig. 1), could produce electricity below 3 cts/kWehr, even lower than similar multi-unit fission plants. The fusion electric plant could cost $12.5 B for 7.5 GWe and produce hydrogen fuel by electrolysis at prices competitive with gasoline-powered hybrids getting fuel from oil at $20$/bbl. At $60/bbl oil, the fusion plant can cost $35B and compete {at} 10% APR financing. Given massive and still-increasing world demand for transportation fuel even with oil climbing above $60/bbl, large HIF plants producing both low cost electricity and hydrogen could be more relevant to motivate new R&D funding for HIF development in the next few years. Three major challenges to get there: (1) NIF ignition in indirect drive geometry for liquid chambers, (2) a modular accelerator to enable a one-module IRE < $100 M, (3) compatible HIF target, driver and chamber allowing a small driver {at}< $500 M cost for a >100MWe net power DEMO. This scoping study, at a very preliminary conceptual level, attempts to identify how we might meet the last two great challenges taking advantage of several recent ideas and advances which motivate reconsideration of modular HIF drivers: >60X longitudinal compression of neutralized ion beams using a variable waveform induction module in NDCX down to 2 nanosecond bunches, the proof-of-principle demonstration of fast optical-gated solid state SiC switches by George Caporaso's group at LLNL (see George's RPIA06 paper), and recent work by Ed Lee, John Barnard and Hong Qin on methods for time-dependent correction of chromatic focusing errors in neutralized beams with up to 10 % {Delta}v/v velocity tilt, allowing 5 or more bunches, and shorter bunches, and possibly < 1 mm radius focal spot targets. We seek multi-pulsing with neutralized compression and focusing to enable higher peak power capability and the ability to create nearly arbitrary composite ''picket fence'' pulse shapes can be used to innovate HIF target designs for lower driver energy, and at the same time, reduce unit driver cost per joule for given driver energy, and reduce development time. For example, Debbie Callahan has explored close-coupled HIF targets with adequate gains > 40 that would need higher peak beam intensities in order to reduce total driver energy below 1 MJ. In principle, both PLIA and induction accelerators might benefit from multiple short bunches (see June 24, 2005 talk by Logan on multi-pulsing in PLIA accelerators for IFE), although the PLIA approach, because of fixed circuit wave velocities at any z, requires imaginative work-arounds to handle the different bunch velocities required. George's RPIA06 paper also describes a different type of radial line induction linac that might be considered, but its unclear how the required pulse-to-pulse variable waveforms can be obtained with such pulselines. This initial MathCad analysis explores multi-pulsing in modular solenoid induction linacs (concept shown in Figure 1) considering high-q ECR sources, basic induction acceleration limits assuming affordable agile waveforms, transverse and longitudinal bunch confinement constraints, models to optimize bunch lengths, solenoid fields, core radial builds and switching. Figure 2 below illustrates one linac module for a driver example (not yet optimized) consisting of 40 linacs (20 at each end). Necessarily, this first look invokes many new ideas, but could they potentially meet the above challenges?

Logan, Grant; Lee, Ed; Yu, Simon; Briggs, Dick; Barnard, John; Friedman, Alex; Qin, Hong; Waldron, Will; Leitner, Mattaheus; Kwan, Joe; Henestroza, Enrique; Caporaso, George; Meier, Wayne; Tabak, Max; Callahan, Debbie; Moir, Ralph; Peterson, Per

2006-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Co-non-solvency: Mean-field polymer theory does not describe polymer collapse transition in a mixture of two competing good solvents  

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Smart polymers are a modern class of polymeric materials that often exhibit unpredictable behavior in mixtures of solvents. One such phenomenon is co-non-solvency. Co-non-solvency occurs when two (perfectly) miscible and competing good solvents, for a given polymer, are mixed together. As a result, the same polymer collapses into a compact globule within intermediate mixing ratios. More interestingly, polymer collapses when the solvent quality remains good and even gets increasingly better by the addition of the better cosolvent. This is a puzzling phenomenon that is driven by strong local concentration fluctuations. Because of the discrete particle based nature of the interactions, Flory-Huggins type mean field arguments become unsuitable. In this work, we extend the analysis of the co-non-solvency effect presented earlier [Nature Communications 5, 4882 (2014)]. We explain why co-non-solvency is a generic phenomenon that can be understood by the thermodynamic treatment of the competitive displacement of (co)solvent components. This competition can result in a polymer collapse upon improvement of the solvent quality. Specific chemical details are not required to understand these complex conformational transitions. Therefore, a broad range of polymers are expected to exhibit similar reentrant coil-globule-coil transitions in competing good solvents.

Debashish Mukherji; Carlos M. Marques; Torsten Stuehn; Kurt Kremer

2015-02-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting Eating Using a Wrist Mounted Device During Normal Daily Activities  

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Detecting Eating Using a Wrist Mounted Device During Normal Daily Activities Yujie Dong1, Adam method for automated monitoring of eating. Our method uses a single sensor that is worn on the wrist, similar in form to a watch. Wrist orientation was captured at a rate of 60 Hz for an entire day while four

Hoover, Adam

382

Joint Cohort Normalization in a Multi-Feature Speaker Verification System  

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. The performance of the technique is compared against two popular types of fusion: feature vector concatenation-- In this paper we propose a new fusion tech- nique, termed Joint Cohort Normalization Fusion, where the in- formation fusion is done prior to the likelihood ratio test in a speaker verification system

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Non-normal and stochastic amplification of magnetic energy in the turbulent dynamo: Subcritical case  

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Non-normal and stochastic amplification of magnetic energy in the turbulent dynamo: Subcritical stochastic perturbations. We show that even for the subcritical case all eigenvalues are negative-scale magnetic field generation, it fails to predict the subcritical onset of a large-scale magnetic field

Fedotov, Sergei

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Non-normal and Stochastic Amplification in Turbulent Dynamo: Subcritical Case  

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Our attention focuses on the stochastic dynamo equation with non-normal operator that give an insight into the role of stochastics and non-normality in the galactic magnetic field generation. The main point of this Letter is a discussion of the generation of a large-scale magnetic field that cannot be explained by traditional linear eigenvalue analysis. We present a simple stochastic model for the thin-disk axisymmetric $\\alpha \\Omega $ dynamo involving three factors: (a) the non-normality generated by differential rotation, (b) the nonlinearity reflecting how the magnetic field affects the turbulent dynamo coefficients, and (c) stochastic perturbations. We show that even for \\textit{subcritical case,} there are three possible mechanisms for the generation of magnetic field. The first mechanism is a deterministic one that describes an interplay between transient growth and nonlinear saturation of the turbulent $\\alpha -$effect and diffusivity. It turns out that the trivial state is nonlinearity unstable to small but finite initial perturbations. The second and third are the stochastic mechanisms that account for the interaction of non-normal effect generated by differential rotation and random additive and multiplicative fluctuations. In particular, we show that in \\textit{subcritical case}the average magnetic energy can grow exponentially with time due to the multiplicative noise associated with $\\alpha -$effect.

Sergei Fedotov

2003-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

385

Purification and Quantitation of Preneoplastic Antigen from Hyperplastic Nodules and Normal Liver  

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...one-half of the gels by electrodialysis (11). Immunological Techniques...washing for 24 hr in distilled water, after which they were then...deoxy cholate, and detergent treatment did not affect their reac...from normal rat liver after treatment with deoxy cholate had about...

Martin J. Griffin and Donald E. Kizer

1978-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Normal modes, virtual modes, and alternative representations in the theory of surface?duct sound propagation  

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This paper presents a theoretical study of sound propagation in an ocean?surface duct. It deals with several aspects of the theory from a point of view which has not heretofore been taken in the analyses of this problem. The model used to describe a duct assumes the ocean surface to be smooth and the square of the refractive index to be bilinear. Alternative representations of the sound field excited by a point source are derived the two playing the most significant role in this paper being the residue series and the normal?mode representation. It is shown that the depth functions of the residue series do not form a complete set as those of a normal?mode representation must and that the normal?mode spectrum is continuous rather than discrete. The completeness properties of the normal?mode functions are then utilized in a study of the energy?trapping capabilities of the duct. In this connection virtual modes are introduced and shown to lead naturally to the derivation of a leakage coefficient characteristic of the exponential leakage of energy out of the duct with increasing range. In addition a cutoff?frequency criterion useful in determining when a surface duct can trap energy is derived.

Frank M. Labianca

1973-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Normal Modes of the Earth Lapo Boschi (lapo@erdw.ethz.ch)  

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) is given by Newton's law of gravitation, ¨u(r, t) = V r - r |r - r|3 G(r )d3 r , (1) with G denoting Newton, with associated eigenfrequencies: the normal modes (free oscillations) of the Earth. Self-Gravitation to the gravity field caused by the Earth's deformation u(r, t) itself ("self-gravitation"). Those terms, how

Boschi, Lapo

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Effects of oxygen concentration on radiative loss from normal-gravity and microgravity methane diffusion flames  

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Laminar diffusion flames of methane, burning in quiescent oxidizing environments at atmospheric pressure, have been studied under both normal-gravity and microgravity conditions. Radiation from these flames is measured using a wide-view-angle, thermopile detector radiometer. The oxidizer was 18, 21, and 30 percent oxygen in nitrogen. 17 refs.

Bahadori, M.Y.; Edelman, R.B.; Stocker, D.P.; Sotos, R.G.; Vaughan, D.F. (Science Applications International Corp., Torrance, CA (United States) Rockwell International Corp., Rocketdyne Div., Canoga Park, CA (United States) NASA, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, OH (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ANIMATION OF THE NORMAL ICE CYCLE OF THE LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES OF NORTH AMERICA  

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OF ANNUAL ICE CYCLE 1. Fall Cooling 2. Ice Formation 3. Ice Thickness 4. Seasonal Maximum Ice Cover 5ANIMATION OF THE NORMAL ICE CYCLE OF THE LAURENTIAN GREAT LAKES OF NORTH AMERICA R.A. Assel and J describes an interactive menu- driven computer tutorial on the contemporary ice cover climatology

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Nucleic Acid Content of Splenic Lymphocytes in Normal and Leukemic Mice  

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...lymphocyte of normal mouse. MATERIALS AND METHODS Spleens...plotted in a scatter diagram in which the abscissa...points in the scatter diagram fell into a MENTENet...depolymerization of nuclear material (5), attests its...by a less traumatic handling. The dog lymphocytes...

M. L. Menten; M. Willms; and W. D. Wright

1953-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An omnibus test of normality for moderate and large size samples  

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......compares favourably with the Shapiro-Wilk W test,1, b2 and the...Omnibus test of normality|Shapiro- Wilk test; Skewness|kurtosis...edition. London: Griffin. BAO, C. B. (1966). Linear Statistical...Applications. New York: Wiley. SHAPIRO, S. S. & WILE, M. B......

RALPH B. D'AGOSTINO

1971-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A generalized 3D inverted pendulum model to represent human normal walking  

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A generalized 3D inverted pendulum model to represent human normal walking Sophie Sakka IRCCy,lacouture}@univ-poitiers.fr Abstract-- This paper compares different inverted pendulum models to represent the stance phase of human adapted to pathological walking as the walking symmetry hypothesis -needed to build classical inverted

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Neurofeedback training produces normalization in behavioural and electrophysiological measures of high-functioning autism  

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...subjects but not in TDs. This suggests that induction of neuroplastic changes via NFT can normalize...entrainment of multiple domain-specific generators. These domains exhibit synchronized...functional connectivity in the ASD brain via induction of neuroplastic changes and that this...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantitative analysis along the pyramidal tract by length-normalized parameterization based on diffusion tensor tractography  

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on diffusion tensor tractography: Application to patients with relapsing neuromyelitis optica Fuchun Lin,a,1 the pyramidal tract (PYT) of relapsing neuromyelitis optica (RNMO) patients without visible brain lesions-normalized parameterization; Diffusion indices; Pyramidal tract; Relapsing neuromyelitis optica Introduction Diffusion tensor

Jiang,Tianzi

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Radar and Lightning Observations of Normal and Inverted Polarity Multicellular Storms from STEPS  

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, as well as extraordinary total flash rates as high as 500 min 1 . The National Lightning Detection NetworkRadar and Lightning Observations of Normal and Inverted Polarity Multicellular Storms from STEPS received 11 July 2006, in final form 15 February 2007) ABSTRACT This study discusses radar and lightning

Rutledge, Steven

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TRENDS IN DIRECT NORMAL SOLAR IRRADIANCE IN OREGON FROM 1979-2003 Laura Riihimaki  

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. A better understanding of the regional climate models can be achieved by utilizing long- term solarTRENDS IN DIRECT NORMAL SOLAR IRRADIANCE IN OREGON FROM 1979-2003 Laura Riihimaki Frank Vignola To better understand the characteristics of the region's solar resource, a preliminary study was undertaken

Oregon, University of

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Normalized Access to Ontology Repositories Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, Eetu Makela and Eero Hyvonen  

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the best matching concepts for her needs. 1http://bioportal.bioontology.org/ 2http://onki.fi 3http://ontolog.cimNormalized Access to Ontology Repositories Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen, Eetu M¨akel¨a and Eero Hyv http://www.seco.tkk.fi/, firstname.lastname@aalto.fi Abstract--Ontology repositories, such as NCBO

Hyvönen, Eero

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Subcellular Distribution of Inorganic Pyrophosphatase Activity in Various Normal and Neoplastic Cell Types  

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...migrating toward the cathode. The same cytosolic...migrating toward the cathode. The same cytosolic...accepted April 26, 1983. MATERIALS AND METHODS Normal livers...soluble enzyme is highly active. Our first approach...and other particulate material, was also assayed at...

Jennie B. Shatton; Albert Williams; and Sidney Weinhouse

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Profiles of Prostaglandin Biosynthesis in Normal Lung and Tumor Tissue from Lung Cancer Patients  

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...Lung Biopsy Fragments Capillary gas chromatography-mass spectrometry...Fischer, S. M. Arachidonatc cascade and skin tumor promotion. In...H. T. Inhibition of murine natural killer cell activity by prostaglandins...normal human lung by capillary gas chromatography-negative ion...

Theodore L. McLemore; Walter C. Hubbard; Charles L. Litterst; Mark C. Liu; Stephan Miller; Noreen A. McMahon; Joseph C. Eggleston; and Michael R. Boyd

1988-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative Effects of Thyroidal Stimulants and Inhibitors of Normal and Tumorous Thyroids in Xiphophorin Fishes  

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...carcinomatous" powers and normal responsiveness...viviparous fresh water fish is first manifested...FIG. 4. "High power reproduction of section...strains raised in water containing 100...undiluted conditioned water, which has 0.5...with Goitrogens and Car cinogens. Cancer...

Olga Berg; Myron Gordon; and Aubrey Gorbman

1954-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dichotic Pitch: A new stimulus distinguishes normal and dyslexic auditory function  

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Dichotic Pitch: A new stimulus distinguishes normal and dyslexic auditory function Robert F pitch detection in dyslexia Corresponding author: Deborah E. Giaschi Department of Ophthalmology, room A acoustic white noise can be binaurally fused by the human auditory system to extract pitch and location

Dougherty, Bob

402

A Novel Approach to Determine Normal Variation in Gene Expression Data  

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and regulation. In the last decade the development of mouse models for cancer, dia- betes, neuro to experimental noise in each of the mice and then mines for normal variance among the identical mice-throughput gene expression has become an important tool to study transcriptional activity in a variety of bio

Zaki, Mohammed Javeed

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Scuola Normale Superiore -Pisa September 1988 A Variational Definition of the Strain Energy  

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.1) is a natural regularity assumption, (2.2) has the important physical meaning that the energy becomes infinite when the volume locally vanishes; finally, (2.3) and (2.4) are growth assumptions on the energy. WeScuola Normale Superiore - Pisa September 1988 A Variational Definition of the Strain Energy

Acerbi, Emilio

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DATA NORMALIZATION FOR FOUNDATION SHM OF AN OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE : A REAL-LIFE CASE STUDY  

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DATA NORMALIZATION FOR FOUNDATION SHM OF AN OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE : A REAL-LIFE CASE STUDY Wout the first results in the development of a SHM approach for the foun- dations of an offshore wind turbine the performance of the presented approach. KEYWORDS : Foundation Monitoring, Offshore Wind Turbine, Operational

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Clinical pharmacokinetics and safety of zonisamide in apparently normal dogs following single and multiple dosing  

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in clinical pathology tests, all were within normal limits at study end except for T4. In conclusion, ZNS dosed at 10 mg/kg twice daily for dogs would maintain therapeutic levels (10 to 70?g/ml) recommended in human epileptic patients. Therapeutic monitoring...

Perkins, Jeremy Dane

2004-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Perturbative description of the fermionic projector: Normalization, causality, and Furry's theorem  

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The causal perturbation expansion of the fermionic projector is performed with a contour integral method. Different normalization conditions are analyzed. It is shown that the corresponding light-cone expansions are causal in the sense that they only involve bounded line integrals. For the resulting loop diagrams we prove a generalized Furry theorem.

Finster, Felix, E-mail: finster@ur.de [Fakultt fr Mathematik, Universitt Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg (Germany)] [Fakultt fr Mathematik, Universitt Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg (Germany); Tolksdorf, Jrgen, E-mail: Juergen.Tolksdorf@mis.mpg.de [Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (Germany)] [Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig (Germany)

2014-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Unraveling the microenvironmental influences on the normal mammary gland and induction and progression of breast cancer  

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The normal mammary gland and invasive breast cancer are both complex 'organs' composed of multiple cell types as well as extracellular matrix (ECM) in three-dimensional (3D) space. Conventionally, both normal and malignant breast cells are studied in vitro as two-dimensional (2D) monolayers of epithelial cells, which results in the loss of structure and tissue function. Many laboratories are now investigating regulation of signaling function in normal mammary gland using 3D cultures. However, it is important also to assay malignant breast cells ex vivo in a physiologically relevant environment to more closely mimic tumor architecture, signal transduction regulation and tumor behavior in vivo. Here we present the potential of these 3D models for drug testing, target validation and guidance of patient selection for clinical trials. We argue also that in order to get full insight into the biology of the normal and malignant breast, and to create in vivo-like models for therapeutic approaches in humans, we need to continue to create more complex heterotypic models to approach the full context the cells encounter in the human body.

Weigelt, Britta; Bissell, Mina J.

2008-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Resonant normal-incidence separate-absorption-charge-multiplication Ge/Si avalanche  

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-speed InP /InGaAsP /InGaAs avalanche photodiodes grown by chemical beam epitaxy," IEEE J. Quantum ElectronResonant normal-incidence separate-absorption- charge-multiplication Ge/Si avalanche photodiodes the impedance of separate-absorption-charge- multiplication Ge/Si avalanche photodiodes (APD) is characterized

Bowers, John

409

Research Report Ganglion cell densities in normal and dark-reared turtle retinas  

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Research Report Ganglion cell densities in normal and dark-reared turtle retinas Eun-Jin Lee, David 2005 Abstract In dark-reared, neonatal turtle retinas, ganglion cell receptive fields and dendritic on densities and soma sizes of turtle retinal ganglion cells. For this purpose, we marked these cells using

Grzywacz, Norberto

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ON A CONDENSED FORM FOR NORMAL MATRICES UNDER FINITE SEQUENCES OF UNITARY SIMILARITIES  

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ON A CONDENSED FORM FOR NORMAL MATRICES UNDER FINITE SEQUENCES OF UNITARY SIMILARITIES L. Elsner have found a condensed form to which any unitary matrix can be reduced, again by a finite sequence of House­ holder transformations. This condensed form can be considered as a pentadiagonal or block

Bielefeld, University of

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Transfer RNA Methylases of Normal Cells, Virus-transformed Cells, and Tumors Derived from Transformed Cells  

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...was grown in NRK cells. The stock used has a titer of 5 X IO4 focus-forming units/ml (21). Tumor and Normal...methylases in tumor cells are in keeping with a concept of a derepression...findings are analogous and in keeping with their suggestion that...

Seitoku Fujioka; Robert C. Ting; and Robert C. Gallo

1971-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Electron Tunneling in Normal Metal-Insulator-Metal Junctions  

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Structure in the conductance of normal metal-insulator-metal junctions at very low bias is explained through a nonequilibrium treatment of the tunneling process. In particular, the related peak in the derivative d?(V)dV is quantitatively accounted for by the blocking of otherwise available electron tunneling states due to the finite electron relaxation rates in the metal electrodes.

P. N. Trofimenkoff; H. J. Kreuzer; W. J. Wattamaniuk; J. G. Adler

1972-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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10.1098/rspa.2001.0916 A normal form for nonlinear resonance  

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. The structural instability of embedded eigen- values is typically one sided in such problems, i.e. the way. The normal form shows that the embedded soliton is semi-stable, i.e. it survives under perturbations of one solitons; nonlinear resonance; second-harmonic-generating wave system; radiation-driven semi

Yang, Jianke

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Prostate-Specific Natural Health Products (Dietary Supplements) Radiosensitize Normal Prostate Cells  

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Purpose: Prostate-specific health products (dietary supplements) are taken by cancer patients to alleviate the symptoms linked with poor prostate health. However, the effect of these agents on evidence-based radiotherapy practice is poorly understood. The present study aimed to determine whether dietary supplements radiosensitized normal prostate or prostate cancer cell lines. Methods and Materials: Three well-known prostate-specific dietary supplements were purchased from commercial sources available to patients (Trinovin, Provelex, and Prostate Rx). The cells used in the study included normal prostate lines (RWPE-1 and PWR-1E), prostate tumor lines (PC3, DU145, and LNCaP), and a normal nonprostate line (HaCaT). Supplement toxicity was assessed using cell proliferation assays [3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide] and cellular radiosensitivity using conventional clonogenic assays (0.5-4Gy). Cell cycle kinetics were assessed using the bromodeoxyuridine/propidium iodide pulse-labeling technique, apoptosis by scoring caspase-3 activation, and DNA repair by assessing gammaH2AX. Results: The cell growth and radiosensitivity of the malignant PC3, DU145, and LNcaP cells were not affected by any of the dietary prostate supplements (Provelex [2mug/mL], Trinovin [10mug/mL], and Prostate Rx [50 mug/mL]). However, both Trinovin (10mug/mL) and Prostate Rx (6mug/mL) inhibited the growth rate of the normal prostate cell lines. Prostate Rx increased cellular radiosensitivity of RWPE-1 cells through the inhibition of DNA repair. Conclusion: The use of prostate-specific dietary supplements should be discouraged during radiotherapy owing to the preferential radiosensitization of normal prostate cells.

Hasan, Yasmin; Schoenherr, Diane; Martinez, Alvaro A.; Wilson, George D. [William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI (United States); Marples, Brian, E-mail: brian.marples@beaumont.ed [William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI (United States)

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Memantine treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms in a patient with probable idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus: a case report  

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Patients with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus often show neuropsychiatric symptoms besides the triad of classic symptoms. Memantine has been reported to have positive effects ... with dementia with Lew...

Masahiko Takaya

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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601 601 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142256601 Varnish cache server Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km resolution for Ethiopia from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Ethiopia for the years 2000, 2001 and 2002. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country.

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Gamma Ray Bursts, The Principle of Relative Locality and Connection Normal Coordinates  

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The launch of the Fermi telescope in 2008 opened up the possibility of measuring the energy dependence of the speed of light by considering the time delay in the arrival of gamma ray bursts emitted simultaneously from very distant sources.The expected time delay between the arrival of gamma rays of significantly different energies as predicted by the framework of relative locality has already been calculated in Riemann normal coordinates. In the following, we calculate the time delay in more generality and then specialize to the connection normal coordinate system as a check that the results are coordinate independent. We also show that this result does not depend on the presence of torsion.

A. E. McCoy

2012-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Cross similarity measurement for speaker adaptive test normalization in text-independent speaker verification  

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Speaker adaptive test normalization (ATnorm) is the most effective approach of the widely used score normalization in text-independent speaker verification, which selects speaker adaptive impostor cohorts with an extra development corpus in order to enhance the recognition performance. In this paper, an improved implementation of \\{ATnorm\\} that can offer overall significant advantages over the original \\{ATnorm\\} is presented. This method adopts a novel cross similarity measurement in speaker adaptive cohort model selection without an extra development corpus. It can achieve a comparable performance with the original \\{ATnorm\\} and reduce the computation complexity moderately. With the full use of the saved extra development corpus, the overall system performance can be improved significantly. The results are presented on NIST 2006 Speaker Recognition Evaluation data corpora where it is shown that this method provides significant improvements in system performance, with relatively 14.4% gain on equal error rate (EER) and 14.6% gain on decision cost function (DCF) obtained as a whole.

Jian ZHAO; Yuan DONG; Xian-yu ZHAO; Hao YANG; Hai-la WANG

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A revisit to evaluating accuracy of community detection using the normalized mutual information  

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Normalized Mutual Information (NMI) has been widely used to evaluate accuracy of community detection algorithms. In this notes we show that NMI is seriously affected by systematic error due to finite size of networks, and may give wrong estimate of performance of algorithms in some cases. A simple expression for the estimate of this error is derived and tested numerically. We suggest to use a new measure to accuracy of community detection, namely relative Normalized Mutual Information (rNMI), which is NMI minus the expected NMI of random partitions. This measure is very close to zero for two random partitions even with a short length, so it can overcome the problem of NMI.

Zhang, Pan

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improvement of epidemiological data analysis by unbiased estimates of log-normal dose distribution  

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The effects of radiation on population and risk assessment are studied through epidemiological studies that are heavily dependent on dose distribution. Radiation doses to individual workers follow a log-normal distribution. Computation of the collective dose with the minimum detectable values (Detection Limit or DL) as zero is biased. Hence the expectation value of the 'missed' doses is computed as the ratio of the collective dose of all dosimeters with DL to the product of the total number of dosimeters. So far, in all epidemiological studies, doses below DL are set equal to the DL itself and yield a positive bias in the dose-response relation. This paper presents an enhanced method by removing the bias with the help of the Expectation Maximisation (EM) algorithm. This algorithm, along with unbiased characteristic estimates of log-normal distribution, significantly improves the estimation of confounders by 95%, and improves the dose-response relationship.

Joyeeta Mukhopadhyaya; D. Datta; H.S. Kushwaha

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quench pressure, thermal expulsion, and normal zone propagation in internally cooled superconductors  

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When a nonrecovering normal zone appears in an internally cooled superconductor, the pressure in the conductor rises, helium is expelled from its ends, and the normal zone grows in size. This paper presents a model of these processes that allows calculation of the pressure, the expulsion velocity, and the propagation velocity with simple formulas. The model is intended to apply to conductors such as the cable-in-conduit conductor of the Westinghouse LCT (WH-LCT) coil, the helium volumes of which have very large length-to-diameter ratios (3 /times/ 10/sup 5/). The predictions of the model agree with the rather limited data available from propagation experiments carried out on the WH-LCT coil. 3 refs., 1 fig.

Dresner, L.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Log-normal distribution based EMOS models for probabilistic wind speed forecasting  

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Ensembles of forecasts are obtained from multiple runs of numerical weather forecasting models with different initial conditions and typically employed to account for forecast uncertainties. However, biases and dispersion errors often occur in forecast ensembles, they are usually under-dispersive and uncalibrated and require statistical post-processing. We present an Ensemble Model Output Statistics (EMOS) method for calibration of wind speed forecasts based on the log-normal (LN) distribution, and we also show a regime-switching extension of the model which combines the previously studied truncated normal (TN) distribution with the LN. Both presented models are applied to wind speed forecasts of the eight-member University of Washington mesoscale ensemble, of the fifty-member ECMWF ensemble and of the eleven-member ALADIN-HUNEPS ensemble of the Hungarian Meteorological Service, and their predictive performances are compared to those of the TN and general extreme value (GEV) distribution based EMOS methods an...

Baran, Sndor

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Isotope effect in normal-to-local transition of acetylene bending modes  

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The normal-to-local transition for the bending modes of acetylene is considered a prelude to its isomerization to vinylidene. Here, such a transition in fully deuterated acetylene is investigated using a full-dimensional quantum model. It is found that the local benders emerge at much lower energies and bending quantum numbers than in the hydrogen isotopomer HCCH. This is accompanied by a transition to a second kind of bending mode called counter-rotator, again at lower energies and quantum numbers than in HCCH. These transitions are also investigated using bifurcation analysis of two empirical spectroscopic fitting Hamiltonians for pure bending modes, which helps to understand the origin of the transitions semiclassically as branchings or bifurcations out of the trans and normal bend modes when the latter become dynamically unstable. The results of the quantum model and the empirical bifurcation analysis are in very good agreement.

Ma, Jianyi [University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, (United States); Xu, Dingguo [University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, (United States) and Sichuan Univ. (China); Guo, Hua [University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, (United States); Tyng, Vivian [Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (United States); Kellman, Michael E. [Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR (United States)

2012-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

424

Normal Conducting CW RF Gun Design for High Performance Electron Beams  

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High repetition rate (>1 MHz), high charge (1 nC), low emittance (1 micron) electron beams are an important enabling technology for next generation light sources. Advanced Energy Systems has begun the development of an advanced, continuous-wave, normal-conducting radio frequency electron gun. This gun is designed to minimize thermal stress, allowing fabrication in copper, while providing low emittance electron beams. Beam dynamics performance will be presented along with thermal and stress analysis of the gun cavity design.

Bluem, Hans; Schultheiss, Tom; Young, L.M.; Rimmer, Robert

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Bogoliubov Shadow Bands in the Normal State of Superconducting Systems with Strong Pair Fluctuations  

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On the basis of a scenario where electron pairing is induced by resonant two-particle scattering (the boson-fermion model), we show how precursors of the superconducting statein the form of overdamped Bogoliubov modesemerge in the normal state upon approaching the transition temperature from above. This result is obtained by a renormalization technique based on continuous unitary transformations (the flow equations), projecting out the coherent contributions in the electron spectral function from an incoherent background.

T. Domanski and J. Ranninger

2003-12-18T23:59:59.000Z

426

Response of an unbalanced rotating machine to a stationary normal random excitation  

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Process, x(t) The Mean Square Response for a Stationary Normal Random process, x(t) 17 18 The Root Mean Square Foundation Force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Derivation of the Critical Variance of Eccentricity. . 20 TABLE OF CONTENTS (continued... probability density function autocorrelation of a stationary random process estimator of correlation a constant spectral density spectral density estimator of variance NDNENCLATURE (continued) Symbol Description time Wp x(t) xp (t) Y (w) y (t...

Boyce, Lola

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

IMPLICATIONS OF THE INTERFACE EFFECTS IN THE NORMALLY-OFF TYPE GaAs MESFETs  

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771 IMPLICATIONS OF THE INTERFACE EFFECTS IN THE NORMALLY-OFF TYPE GaAs MESFETs G. BERT and G déserte à l'interface canal-substrat ainsi qu'à la surface de l'espace source-grille. Cette dernière, qui to the Schottky gate space-charge region both a depleted layer at the channel-substrate interface and a depleted

Boyer, Edmond

428

Stability of the normal vacuum in multi-Higgs-doublet models  

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We show that the vacuum structure of a generic multi-Higgs-doublet model shares several important features with the vacuum structure of the two and three Higgs-doublet model. In particular, one can still define the usual charge breaking, spontaneous CP breaking and normal (charge and CP preserving) stationary points. We analyse the possibility of charge or spontaneous CP breaking, by studying the relative depth of the potential in each of the possible stationary points.

A. Barroso; P. M. Ferreira; R. Santos; Joao P. Silva

2006-09-19T23:59:59.000Z

429

Ab-initio molecular geometry and normal coordinate analysis of tetrahydrothiophene molecule  

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The molecular geometry of tetrahydrothiophene (THT) was quantum mechanically calculated using the split valence 631G** basis set. Electron correlation energy has been computed employing MP2 method. The molecule showed a twist form puckered structure with a twist torsion angle of 13 and has a total energy of ?347?877.514 kcal/mol of which a 436.715 kcal/mol electron correlation energy. The envelope form of the molecule showed an inter-plane angle of 22 and has a total energy of ?347?974.430 kcal/mol involving ?436.558 kcal/mol electron correlation energy. The normal coordinates of the molecule were theoretically analyzed and the fundamental vibrational frequencies were calculated. The IR and laser Raman spectra of THT molecule was measured. All the observed vibrational bands including combination bands and overtones were assigned to normal modes with the aid of the potential energy distribution values obtained from normal coordinate calculations. The molecular force field was determined by refining the initial set of force constants using the least square fit method instead of using the less accurate scaling factor methods. The determined molecular force field has produced simulated frequencies which best match the observed values. The lowest-energy modes of vibration were two molecular out-of-plane deformations, observed at 114 and 166 cm?1. The barrier of ring twisting estimated from the observed ring out-of-plane vibrational mode at 114 cm?1 was estimated.

Tarek M El-Gogary

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Soft x ray/extreme ultraviolet images of the solar atmosphere with normal incidence multilayer optics  

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The first high resolution Soft X-Ray/Extreme Ultraviolet (XUV) images of the Sun with normal incidence multilayer optics were obtained by the Standford/MSFC Rocket X-Ray Spectroheliograph on 23 Oct. 1987. Numerous images at selected wavelengths from 8 to 256 A were obtained simultaneously by the diverse array of telescopes flown on-board the experiment. These telescopes included single reflection normal incidence multilayer systems (Herschelian), double reflection multilayer systems (Cassegrain), a grazing incidence mirror system (Wolter-Schwarzschild), and hybrid systems using normal incidence multilayer optics in conjunction with the grazing incidence primary (Wolter-Cassegrain). Filters comprised of approximately 1700{Angstrom} thick aluminum supported on a nickel mesh were used to transmit the soft x ray/EUV radiation while preventing the intense visible light emission of the Sun from fogging the sensitive experimental T-grain photographic emulsions. These systems yielded high resolution soft x ray/EUV images of the solar corona and transition region, which reveal magnetically confined loops of hot solar plasma, coronal plumes, polar coronal holes, supergranulation, and features associated with overlying cool prominences. The development, testing, and operation of the experiments, and the results from the flight are described. The development of a second generation experiment, the Multi-Spectral Solar Telescope Array, which is scheduled to fly in the summer of 1990, and a recently approved Space Station experiment, the Ultra-High Resolution XUV Spectroheliograph, which is scheduled to fly in 1996 are also described.

Lindblom, J.F.

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Western blot analysis of !-glutamyl cycle enzymes and anti-tubulin in each cell line after protein normalization  

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Western blot analysis of !-glutamyl cycle enzymes and anti-tubulin in each cell line after protein normalization Characterization of Glutathione Metabolizing Enzymes in Prostate Cancer Brooke Micek, Dr. Melanie cycle enzymes and anti-tubulin in each cell line after protein normalization Characterization

Farritor, Shane

432

Math. H110 Jordan's Normal Form December 7, 2000 10:38 am Prof. W. Kahan Page 1  

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Math. H110 Jordan's Normal Form December 7, 2000 10:38 am Prof. W. Kahan Page 1 Jordan's Normal one invertible matrix C that transforms B by Similarity into a diagonal sum C­1 BC = of Jordan Blocks column and prepending a first column of zeros. For example, here is a 4-by-4 Jordan Block: ?I + J

California at Berkeley, University of

433

OXYGEN CONSUMPTION OF NORMAL AND GREEN OYSTERS 1 PAUL S. GALTSOFF, Ph. D., In Charge, Oyster Fishery Investigations  

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OXYGEN CONSUMPTION OF NORMAL AND GREEN OYSTERS 1 $ By PAUL S. GALTSOFF, Ph. D., In Charge, Oyster _ ~ethod _ Oxygen consumption of normal oyster _ Effect of oxygen tension on oxygen con- sumption _ Page 489 Increased rate of metabolism _ 490 Experiments with green oysters _ 493 Oxygen consumption

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PART II -Core Leader Competencies (what a leader does): Works to lead others; develops themselves, their subordinates and organizations to achieve mission accomplishment 1. Character: A person's moral and ethical qualities which give a leader motivation t  

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PART II - Core Leader Competencies (what a leader does): Works to lead others; develops themselves or consequences 4. SELFLESS-SERVICE: Places welfare of others and Army priorities before self 6. INTEGRITY: Does that are an inherent part of an individual's total core, physical, and intellectual aspects. Attributes shape how one

Maxwell, Bruce D.

435

Power spectrum normalization from the local abundance of rich clusters of galaxies  

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The number density of rich galaxy clusters still provides the most robust way of normalizing the power spectrum of dark matter perturbations on scales relevant to large-scale structure. We revisit this constraint in light of several recent developments: (1) the availability of well-defined samples of local clusters with relatively accurate X-ray temperatures; (2) new theoretical mass functions for dark matter haloes which provide a good fit to large numerical simulations; (3) more accurate mass-temperature relations from larger catalogs of hydrodynamical simulations; (4) the requirement to consider closed as well as open and flat cosmologies to obtain full multi-parameter likelihood constraints for CMB and SNe studies. We present a new sample of clusters drawn from the literature and use this sample to obtain improved results on sigma_8, the normalization of the matter power spectrum on scales of 8 h^{-1} Mpc, as a function of the matter density and cosmological constant in a Universe with general curvature. We discuss our differences with previous work, and the remaining major sources of uncertainty. Final results on the 68 per cent confidence region, approximately independent of power spectrum shape, can be expressed as constraints on sigma at an appropriate cluster normalization scale R_Cl. We provide fitting formulas for R_Cl and sigma(R_Cl) for general cosmologies, as well as for sigma_8 as a function of cosmology and shape parameter Gamma. For flat models we find approximately sigma_8 \\simeq 0.495^{+0.034}_{-0.037}) Omega_M^{-0.60} for Gamma=0.23, where the error bar is dominated by uncertainty in the mass-temperature relation.

E. Pierpaoli; D. Scott; M. White

2001-09-27T23:59:59.000Z

436

Imaging and Characterizing the Waste Materials Inside an Underground Storage Tank Using Seismic Normal Modes  

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It is necessary to know something about the nature of the wastes in a Hanford underground storage tank (UST) so that the correct hardware can be inserted into a tank for sampling, sluicing, or pumping operations. It is also important to know if a layer of gas exists beneath solid and liquid layers of waste. Given that the tank will have only one liquid observation well (LOW), the authors examined the information that could be obtained from the natural seismic vibrations of a tank as a whole; that is, the normal modes of that tank. As in the case of a bell, the natural vibration, or normal modes, of a tank depend on many things, including the construction of the tank, the kinds of waste materials in the tank, the amount of each material in the tank, and where the energy is placed that excites the vibrations (i.e., where you will ''hit'' the tank). The nature of a normal mode of vibration can be given by its frequency and amplitude. For any given frequency, the amplitude of vibration can be given as a function of position in and around the tank. Since they assumed that one would be ''listening'' to a tank from locations along a LOW, they show their computed amplitudes as a function of position inside and around the tank, and in the case of the physical models they display the observations along various lines inside the tank model. This allowed us to see the complex geometry of each mode of oscillation as a function of increasing frequency.

M. N. Toksoz; R. M. Turpening

1999-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

437

Order relations and prior distributions in the estimation of multivariate normal parameters with partial data  

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ORDER RELATIONS AND PRIOR DISTRIBU 'IONS IN 1:-IE ESTXYJiTION OF MULTIVARIATE NOPSLAL PARAI'E&iTiS NI~N PARTIAL DATA A Thesis by ABDUL MAJID HA?ZA AL-NASZR Submitt d o the Grad. nate College oi' Texas UM Univ rsity in partial fu' fillment . f... as to style and content by: Chairman oi Committee Head oF Department ?'? Aug st 1968 ABS ~~CT Order Relations and Prior Distributions in the Bstimation of Multivariate Normal Parameters with Part'al Data. (August 1)68) Abdul Madrid Hamza Al-N!asir B...

Al-Nasir, Abdul Majid Hamza

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

438

Asymptotic Integral Kernel for Ensembles of Random Normal Matrix with Radial Potentials  

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We use the steepest descents method to study the integral kernel of a family of normal random matrix ensembles with eigenvalue distribution P_{N}(z_{1},...,z_{N}) = Z_{N}^{-1} e^{-N\\Sigma_{i=1}^{N}V_{\\alpha}(z_{i})} \\Pi_{1\\leqi

Alexei M. Veneziani; Tiago Pereira; Domingos H. U. Marchetti

2011-06-23T23:59:59.000Z

439

Normal-form approach to spatiotemporal pattern formation in globally coupled electrochemical systems  

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We show that the experimental global coupling (GC) of spatially extended electrochemical oscillators is weak close to a supercritical Hopf bifurcation. A center manifold reduction allows then the normal form which comprises the GC and the naturally existing nonlocal (migration) coupling (NLC) to be derived. We show that the interaction between NLC and GC widens the spectrum of coherent structures found in globally coupled oscillatory media and allows for wavelength selection of standing waves, stabilization of phase clusters without breaking phase invariance, and creation of heteroclinic networks connecting families of oscillatory states characterized by different spatial symmetries.

Vladimir Garca-Morales and Katharina Krischer

2008-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

440

Electrophoretic and physical properties of N-acetyl--D hexosaminidase in normal swine tissues  

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ELECTROPHORETIC AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF N-ACETYL-B-D HEXOSAMINIDASE IN NORMAL SWINE TISSUES A Thesis by JOAN ELIZABETH BARTON Subm1tted to the Graduate College of Texas A 5 M University 1n Partial fulfillment of the requirement.... The third band (aa)2 m1grated rapidly toward the anode, and was a very lab1le isozyme. The pH optimum was found with1n a pH range of 5. 0 to 5. 5 in fresh tissues and PH 4. 5 to 5. 0 in frozen t1ssues. The PH oPtimum in fibro blasts was 1n a range of p...

Barton, Joan Elizabeth

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibrational excitation induced by electron beam and cosmic rays in normal and superconductive aluminum bars  

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We report new measurements of the acoustic excitation of an Al5056 superconductive bar when hit by an electron beam, in a previously unexplored temperature range, down to 0.35 K. These data, analyzed together with previous results of the RAP experiment obtained for T > 0.54 K, show a vibrational response enhanced by a factor 4.9 with respect to that measured in the normal state. This enhancement explains the anomalous large signals due to cosmic rays previously detected in the NAUTILUS gravitational wave detector.

M. Bassan; B. Buonomo; G. Cavallari; E. Coccia; S. D'Antonio; V. Fafone; L. G. Foggetta; C. Ligi; A. Marini; G. Mazzitelli; G. Modestino; G. Pizzella; L. Quintieri; F. Ronga; P. Valente; S. M. Vinko

2011-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Insurer B: Fixed rebates for no claims  

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The second private health insurer providing data for this study does not rely on the negative sanction of cost sharing at the time of consumption of care as the sole means for limiting moral hazard. Rather, insur...

Peter Zweifel

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Nanotechnology Regulation: A Study in Claims Making  

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(1, 2) While such characterizations focus upon its impact on markets, this new technology is also disruptive in another way; it challenges risk governance in the United States, meaning the legal and institutional decision-making processes used in addressing risks facing society. ... Sociologists and political scientists in particular have examined how social problems come to be defined and addressed in policybe it legislative or administrative. ... Clearly, it has some influence; one need only observe the prevalence of insurance markets and the existence of risk-management departments and professionals within business firms to recognize that firms respond to the tort regime in structuring their organizations and operations. ...

Timothy F. Malloy

2011-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

444

Nanotechnology Regulation: A Study in Claims Making  

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A. Hodge, Governing Nanotechnology without Government? ,2003). 22. Patrick Lin, Nanotechnology Bound: Evaluating theKeeping Pace with Nanotechnology: A Proposal for a New

Malloy, Timothy F.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Geothermal California: California Claims the World's Highest...  

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the World's Highest Geothermal Power Output with Potential for Even More Production With Advanced Techniques Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library...

446

Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal irradiance GIS data at  

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irradiance GIS data at irradiance GIS data at one-degree resolution of the World from NASA/SSE Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Direct Normal Irradiance (kWh/m^2/day)NASA Surface meteorology and Solar Energy (SSE) Release 6.0 Data Set (Jan 2008)22-year Monthly & Annual Average (July 1983 - June 2005) Parameter: Direct Normal Radiation (kWh/m^2/day) Internet: http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/sse/ Note 1: SSE Methodology & Accuracy sections online Note 2: Lat/Lon values indicate the lower left corner of a 1x1 degree region. Negative values are south and west; positive values are north and east. Boundaries of the -90/-180 region are -90 to -89 (south) and -180 to -179 (west). The last region, 89/180, is bounded by 89 to 90 (north) and 179 to 180 (east). The mid-point of the region is +0.5 added to the the Lat/Lon value. These data are

447

A dynamic viscoelastic contact problem with normal compliance, finite penetration and nonmonotone slip rate dependent friction  

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Abstract We consider a mathematical model which describes the dynamic evolution of a viscoelastic body in frictional contact with an obstacle. The contact is modelled with normal compliance and unilateral constraint, associated to a rate slip-dependent version of Coulombs law of dry friction. In order to approximate the contact conditions, we consider a regularized problem wherein the contact is modelled by a standard normal compliance condition without finite penetrations. For each problem, we derive a variational formulation and an existence result of the weak solution of the regularized problem is obtained. Next, we prove the convergence of the weak solution of the regularized problem to the weak solution of the initial nonregularized problem. Then, we introduce a fully discrete approximation of the variational problem based on a finite element method and on a second order time integration scheme. The solution of the resulting nonsmooth and nonconvex frictional contact problems is presented, based on approximation by a sequence of nonsmooth convex programming problems. Finally, some numerical simulations are provided in order to illustrate both the behaviour of the solution related to the frictional contact conditions and the convergence result.

Mikel Barboteu; Krzysztof Bartosz; Piotr Kalita

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

ENHANCING CORONAL STRUCTURES WITH THE FOURIER NORMALIZING-RADIAL-GRADED FILTER  

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Images of the corona have a high dynamic range which is excellent for quantitative photometric analysis. To understand the processes governing the solar corona, it is essential to have information about the absolute brightness as well as the underlying structure. However, due to the steep radial gradient of brightness in the images, and to the fact that structures closer to the solar disk have higher contrast than structures further from the disk, human vision cannot view the intricate structure of the corona in such images. The recently developed normalizing-radial-graded filter (NRGF) is an effective way for revealing the coronal structure. In this work, we present a more adaptive filter inspired by the NRGF, which we call the Fourier normalizing-radial-graded filter (FNRGF). It approximates the local average and the local standard deviation by a finite Fourier series. This method enables the enhancement of finer details, especially in regions of lower contrast. We also show how the influence of additive noise is reduced by a modification to the FNRGF. To illustrate the power of the method, the FNRGF is applied to images of emission from coronal forbidden lines observed during the 2010 July 11 total solar eclipse. It is also successfully applied to space-based observations of the low corona in the extreme ultraviolet and to white light coronagraph observations, thus demonstrating the validity of the FNRGF as a new tool that will help the interpretation of the information embedded in most types of coronal images.

Druckmuellerova, Hana [Institute of Mathematics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technology, Technicka 2, 616 69 Brno (Czech Republic); Morgan, Huw; Habbal, Shadia R., E-mail: ydruck00@stud.fme.vutbr.cz, E-mail: hmorgan@ifa.hawaii.edu, E-mail: shadia@ifa.hawaii.edu [Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, 2680 Woodlawn Drive, Honolulu, HI 96 822 (United States)

2011-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Tumor blood vessel "normalization" improves the therapeutic efficacy of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) in experimental oral cancer  

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We previously demonstrated the efficacy of BNCT mediated by boronophenylalanine (BPA) to treat tumors in a hamster cheek pouch model of oral cancer with no normal tissue radiotoxicity and moderate, albeit reversible, mucositis in precancerous tissue around treated tumors. It is known that boron targeting of the largest possible proportion of tumor cells contributes to the success of BNCT and that tumor blood vessel normalization improves drug delivery to the tumor. Within this context, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of blood vessel normalization on the therapeutic efficacy and potential radiotoxicity of BNCT in the hamster cheek pouch model of oral cancer.

D. W. Nigg

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Optimization of accelerator parameters using normal form methods on high-order transfer maps  

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Methods of analysis of the dynamics of ensembles of charged particles in collider rings are developed. The following problems are posed and solved using normal form transformations and other methods of perturbative nonlinear dynamics: (1) Optimization of the Tevatron dynamics: (a) Skew quadrupole correction of the dynamics of particles in the Tevatron in the presence of the systematic skew quadrupole errors in dipoles; (b) Calculation of the nonlinear tune shift with amplitude based on the results of measurements and the linear lattice information; (2) Optimization of the Muon Collider storage ring: (a) Computation and optimization of the dynamic aperture of the Muon Collider 50 x 50 GeV storage ring using higher order correctors; (b) 750 x 750 GeV Muon Collider storage ring lattice design matching the Tevatron footprint. The normal form coordinates have a very important advantage over the particle optical coordinates: if the transformation can be carried out successfully (general restrictions for that are not much stronger than the typical restrictions imposed on the behavior of the particles in the accelerator) then the motion in the new coordinates has a very clean representation allowing to extract more information about the dynamics of particles, and they are very convenient for the purposes of visualization. All the problem formulations include the derivation of the objective functions, which are later used in the optimization process using various optimization algorithms. Algorithms used to solve the problems are specific to collider rings, and applicable to similar problems arising on other machines of the same type. The details of the long-term behavior of the systems are studied to ensure the their stability for the desired number of turns. The algorithm of the normal form transformation is of great value for such problems as it gives much extra information about the disturbing factors. In addition to the fact that the dynamics of particles is represented in a way that is easy to understand, such important characteristics as the strengths of the resonances and the tune shifts with amplitude and various parameters of the system are calculated. Each major section is supplied with the results of applying various numerical optimization methods to the problems stated. The emphasis is made on the efficiency comparison of various approaches and methods. The main simulation tool is the arbitrary order code COSY INFINITY written by M. Berz, K. Makino, et al. at Michigan State University. Also, the code MAD is utilized to design the 750 x 750 GeV Muon Collider storage ring baseline lattice.

Snopok, Pavel; /Michigan State U.

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using LiDAR and normalized difference vegetation index to remotely determine LAI and percent canopy cover at varying scales  

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: (1) Develop scanning LiDAR and multispectral imagery methods to estimate PCC and LAI over both hardwood and coniferous forests; (2) investigate whether a LiDAR and normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) data fusion through linear regression...

Griffin, Alicia Marie Rutledge

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

452

Does Low Penetration of Human Skin by the Normal Mode Ruby Laser Account for Poor Permanent Depilatory Success Rates?  

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...Studies reported to date have shown a good depilatory response from patients treated with the normal mode ruby laser (NMRL) over 12 weeks, but a low response over a time period greater than this. Previous publ...

A. Topping; D. Gault; A. Grobbelaar; R. Sanders; C. Green

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-1123: Transfer of Normal and Low-Enriched Uranium Billets to the United Kingdom, Hanford Site, Richland, Washington  

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This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of the proposal to transfer approximately 710,000 kilograms (1,562,000 pounds) of unneeded normal and low-enriched uranium to the United Kingdom; thus,...

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Stamina pistilloida, the Pea Ortholog of Fim and UFO, Is Required for Normal Development of Flowers, Inflorescences, and Leaves  

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...Stamina pistilloida, the Pea Ortholog of Fim and UFO, Is Required for Normal Development of Flowers...Fimbriata (Fim) and of UNUSUAL FLORAL ORGANS (UFO) from Arabidopsis. Differences between Fim/UFO and Stp mutant phenotypes and expression patterns...

Scott Taylor; Julie Hofer; Ian Murfet

455

A Polarized Neutron Scattering Study of the Normal Phase in YBa2Cu3O6.95  

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Polarized neutron scattering with polarization analysis has revealed negligible magnetic scattering up to 30 meV in the normal...2Cu3O6.95 indicating the absence of local moments.

T. J. Smith; K. H. Andersen; U. Beck; H. Capellmann

1999-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Management and exploitation of direct normal irradiance resources for concentrating solar collectors: Algeria as a case study  

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The use of concentrating solar collectors which are used in solar thermal power plant and concentrated photovoltaic systems implies that these systems only work with the direct normal irradiance (DNI). Unfortu...

Mohamed Salah Mecibah; Taqiy Eddine Boukelia

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Compact scanning soft-x-ray microscope using a laser-produced plasma source and normal-incidence multilayer mirrors  

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We have constructed a scanning soft-x-ray microscope that uses a laser-produced plasma as the soft-x-ray source and normal-incidence multilayer-coated mirrors in a Schwarzschild...

Trail, J A; Byer, R L

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Exotic normal and superconducting properties of high T/sub c/ oxides and small E/sub f/  

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A key feature of the high T/sub c/ oxides is a very small value of the Fermi energy. This feature leads to peculiar thermodynamic and transport properties in the normal and superconductive state. 24 refs., 1 fig.

Kresin, V.Z.; Deutscher, G.; Wolf, S.A.

1988-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Global-to-local incompatibility, monogamy of entanglement, and ground-state dimerization: Theory and observability of quantum frustration in systems with competing interactions  

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Frustration in quantum many body systems is quantified by the degree of incompatibility between the local and global orders associated, respectively, to the ground states of the local interaction terms and the global ground state of the total many-body Hamiltonian. This universal measure is bounded from below by the ground-state bipartite block entanglement. For many-body Hamiltonians that are sums of two-body interaction terms, a further inequality relates quantum frustration to the pairwise entanglement between the constituents of the local interaction terms. This additional bound is a consequence of the limits imposed by monogamy on entanglement shareability. We investigate the behavior of local pair frustration in quantum spin models with competing interactions on different length scales and show that valence bond solids associated to exact ground-state dimerization correspond to a transition from generic frustration, i.e. geometric, common to classical and quantum systems alike, to genuine quantum frustration, i.e. solely due to the non-commutativity of the different local interaction terms. We discuss how such frustration transitions separating genuinely quantum orders from classical-like ones are detected by observable quantities such as the static structure factor and the interferometric visibility.

S. M. Giampaolo; B. C. Hiesmayr; F. Illuminati

2015-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Ebola Virus VP24 Targets a Unique NLS Binding Site on Karyopherin Alpha 5 to Selectively Compete with Nuclear Import of Phosphorylated STAT1  

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Summary During antiviral defense, interferon (IFN) signaling triggers nuclear transport of tyrosine-phosphorylated STAT1 (PY-STAT1), which occurs via a subset of karyopherin alpha (KPNA) nuclear transporters. Many viruses, including Ebola virus, actively antagonize STAT1 signaling to counteract the antiviral effects of IFN. Ebola virus VP24 protein (eVP24) binds KPNA to inhibit PY-STAT1 nuclear transport and render cells refractory to IFNs. We describe the structure of human KPNA5 C terminus in complex with eVP24. In the complex, eVP24 recognizes a unique nonclassical nuclear localization signal (NLS) binding site on KPNA5 that is necessary for efficient PY-STAT1 nuclear transport. eVP24 binds KPNA5 with very high affinity to effectively compete with and inhibit PY-STAT1 nuclear transport. In contrast, eVP24 binding does not affect the transport of classical NLS cargo. Thus, eVP24 counters cell-intrinsic innate immunity by selectively targeting PY-STAT1 nuclear import while leaving the transport of other cargo that may be required for viral replication unaffected.

Wei Xu; MeganR. Edwards; DominikaM. Borek; AliciaR. Feagins; Anuradha Mittal; JoshuaB. Alinger; KaylaN. Berry; Benjamin Yen; Jennifer Hamilton; TomJ. Brett; RohitV. Pappu; DaisyW. Leung; ChristopherF. Basler; GayaK. Amarasinghe

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigating the anatomy of the helping relationship in the context of psychiatric rehabilitation: The relation between working alliance, providers recovery competencies and personal recovery  

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Abstract Professional helping relationships established with mental health consumers are vital in mental health recovery processes. However, little is known about how the constructs of alliance building and providers recovery promoting strategies relate to each other and play a role in supporting recovery. To this end, we examined associations between consumer-reported working alliance, perceived providers recovery competencies, and personal recovery. In a cross-sectional study design, 72 mental health consumers who established relationships with providers through a psycho-educational intervention over a period of 10 months in hourly weekly sessions were examined as part of a larger study conducted in mental health community settings in Israel. Participants filled in the Working Alliance Inventory (Tracey and Kokotovic, 1989), the Recovery Promoting Relationships Scale (Russinova et al., 2013), and Recovery Assessment Scale (Corrigan et al., 2004). Pearson correlations and linear regression analysis showed positive correlations between relational variables and recovery. A mediating model was identified whereby providers recovery strategies positively impact the working alliance, which, in turn, positively impact consumers recovery. Implications of the current study for future research and clinical practice are discussed, emphasizing the importance of examining recovery strategies and the working alliance with regard to the process of mental health recovery.

Galia Moran; Michal Mashiach-Eizenberg; David Roe; Yael Berman; Anat Shalev; Zeev Kaplan; Paula Garber Epstein

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar: monthly direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km resolution for  

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for for Bangladesh from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Bangladesh for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated October 30th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords Bangladesh DLR DNI GEF solar SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 915.2 KiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 488 KiB)

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Solar: annual average direct normal (DNI) map at 40km resolution for  

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map at 40km resolution for map at 40km resolution for Central America from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): A map depicting model estimates of monthly average daily total radiation using inputs derived from satellite and surface observations of cloud cover, aerosol optical depth, precipitable water vapor, albedo, atmospheric pressure and ozone sampled at a 40km resolution. (Purpose): A visual depiction of solar energy resource for concentrating solar power systems. Source NREL Date Released December 11th, 2003 (11 years ago) Date Updated October 30th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords Central America direct normal DNI map NREL solar SWERA UNEP Data application/pdf icon Download Map (pdf, 67.1 KiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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Kenya from DLR Kenya from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Kenya for the years 2000, 2001 and 2002. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI GEF GIS Kenya solar SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 2.5 MiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 1.3 MiB)

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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Ghana from DLR Ghana from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Ghana for the years 2000, 2001 and 2002. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI Ghana solar SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 1 MiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 519.6 KiB)

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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Nepal from DLR Nepal from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Nepal for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI GIS Nepal solar SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 1.2 MiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 600.4 KiB)

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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China from DLR China from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for China for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords China CRED CREIA DLR DNI GEF GIS solar SWERA UNEP Data text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 8.8 MiB) application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 4.4 MiB)

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OY Car During Normal Outburst: Balmer Emission From The Red Star And The Gas Stream  

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We present observations of OY Car, obtained with the Anglo-Australian Telescope, during a normal outburst in August 1991. Two sinusoidal components are resolved in the H$\\beta$ trailed spectra and we determine the location of the narrow component to be on the secondary star with a maximum contributed flux of ~2.5 per cent to the total flux. Imaging of the line distribution reveals that the other emission component is associated with the gas stream. This follows a velocity close to the ballistic one from the red star to a distance of ~0.5 R$_{L_{1}}$ from the white dwarf. This emission penetrates the accretion disc (from 0.5--0.1 R$_{L_{1}}$), with a velocity now closer (but lower) to the keplerian velocities along the path of the gas stream. We finally discuss the implications of having observed simultaneously line emission from the gas stream and the red star during outburst.

E. T. Harlaftis; T. R. Marsh

1995-03-07T23:59:59.000Z

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A 201-MHz Normal Conducting RF Cavity for the International MICE Experiment  

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MICE is a demonstration experiment for the ionization cooling of muon beams. Eight RF cavities are proposed to be used in the MICE cooling channel. These cavities will be operated in a strong magnetic field; therefore, they must be normal conducting. The cavity design and construction are based on the successful experience and techniques developed for a 201-MHz prototype cavity for the US MUCOOL program. Taking advantage of a muon beam s penetration property, the cavity employs a pair of curved thin beryllium windows to terminate conventional beam irises and achieve higher cavity shunt impedance. The cavity resembles a round, closed pillbox cavity. Two half-shells spun from copper sheets are joined by e-beam welding to form the cavity body. There are four ports on the cavity equator for RF couplers, vacuum pumping and field probes. The ports are formed by means of an extruding technique.

Li, D.; DeMello, A.J.; Virostek, Steve; S. Zisman, Michael; Rimmer, Robert

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fokker-Planck Dynamics and Entropies for the Normalized Ricci Flow  

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We consider some elementary aspects of the geometry of the space of probability measures endowed with Wasserstein distance. In such a setting, we discuss the various terms entering Perelman's shrinker entropy, and characterize two new monotonic functionals for the volume-normalized Ricci flow. One is obtained by a rescaling of the curvature term in the shrinker entropy. The second is associated with a gradient flow obtained by adding a curvature-drift to Perelman's backward heat equation. We show that the resulting Fokker-Planck PDE is the natural diffusion flow for probability measures absolutely continuous with respect to the Ricci-evolved Riemannian measure, we discuss its exponential trend to equilibrium, and its relation with the viscous Hamilton-Jacobi equation.

Mauro Carfora

2005-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Autonomous monitoring of control hardware to predict off-normal conditions using NIF automatic Alignment Systems  

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The National Ignition Facility (NIF) is a high power laser system capable of supporting high-energy-density experimentation as a user facility for the next 30 years. In order to maximize the facility availability, preventive maintenance enhancements are being introduced into the system. An example of such an enhancement is a camera-based health monitoring system, integrated into the automated alignment system, which provides an opportunity to monitor trends in measurements such as average beam intensity, size of the beam, and pixel saturation. The monitoring system will generate alerts based on observed trends in measurements to allow scheduled pro-active maintenance before routine off-normal detection stops system operations requiring unscheduled intervention.

Awwal, A; Wilhelmsen, K; Leach, R; Kamm, V M; Burkhart, S; Lowe-Webb, R; Cohen, S

2011-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Direct measurement of onset and offset phonation threshold pressure in normal subjects  

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Phonation threshold pressures were directly measured in five normal subjects in a variety of voicing conditions. The effects of fundamental frequency intensity closure speed of the vocal folds and laryngeal airway resistance on phonation threshold pressures were determined. Subglottic air pressures were measured using percutaneous puncture of the cricothyroid membrane. Both onset and offset of phonation were studied to see if a hysteresis effect produced lower offset pressures than onset pressures. Univariate analysis showed that phonation threshold pressure was influenced most strongly by fundamental frequency and intensity. Multiple linear regression showed that these two variables as well as laryngeal airway resistance most strongly predicted phonation threshold pressure. Two of the five subjects demonstrated a significant hysteresis effect but one subject actually had higher offset pressures than onset pressures.

Randall L. Plant; Gary L. Freed; Richard E. Plant

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal rectification of electrons in hybrid normal metal-superconductor nanojunctions  

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We theoretically investigate heat transport in hybrid normal metal-superconductor (NS) nanojunctions focusing on the effect of thermal rectification. We show that the heat diode effect in the junction strongly depends on the transmissivity and the nature of the NS contact. Thermal rectification efficiency can reach up to ?123% for a fully transmissive ballistic junction and up to 84% in diffusive NS contacts. Both values exceed the rectification efficiency of a NIS tunnel junction (I stands for an insulator) by a factor close to ?5 and ?3, respectively. Furthermore, we show that for NS point-contacts with low transmissivity, inversion of the heat diode effect can take place. Our results could prove useful for tailoring heat management at the nanoscale, and for mastering thermal flux propagation in low-temperature caloritronic nanocircuitry.

Giazotto, F., E-mail: giazotto@sns.it [NEST, Instituto Nanoscienze-CNR and Scuola Normale Superiore, I-56127 Pisa (Italy); Bergeret, F. S., E-mail: sebastian-bergeret@ehu.es [Centro de Fsica de Materiales (CFM-MPC), Centro Mixto CSIC-UPV/EHU, Manuel de Lardizabal 4, E-20018 San Sebastin (Spain); Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), Manuel de Lardizabal 5, E-20018 San Sebastin (Spain)

2013-12-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km  

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Sri Lanka from DLR Sri Lanka from DLR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Data of high resolution (10kmx10km) Direct Normal Irradiance (DNI) for Sri Lanka for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003. The data are available for monthly and annual sums stored in a ESRI-Shapefile. Please read the country report for additional background information. (Purpose): The data are helpful for the assessment of the solar potential of the country and can give project developer a first impression of the solar resource of the country. Source DLR - Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt Date Released October 31st, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords DLR DNI GEF GIS solar Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP Data application/zip icon Download Shapefile (zip, 155.1 KiB) text/csv icon Download Data (csv, 295.7 KiB)

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km  

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22 22 Varnish cache server Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km resolution for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a concentrating collector, such as a dish collector, which tracks the sun continuously. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is

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Using pulsar timing arrays and the quantum normalization condition to constrain relic gravitational waves  

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In the non-standard model of relic gravitational waves (RGWs) generated in the early universe, the theoretical spectrum of is mainly described by an amplitude $r$ and a spectral index $\\beta$, the latter usually being determined by the slope of the inflation potential. Pulsar timing arrays (PTAs) data have imposed constraints on the amplitude of strain spectrum for a power-law form as a phenomenological model. Applying these constraints to a generic, theoretical spectrum with $r$ and $\\beta$ as independent parameters, we convert the PTAs constraint into an upper bound on the index $\\beta$, which turns out to be less stringent than those upper bounds from BBN, CMB, and LIGO/VIRGO, respectively. Moreover, it is found that PTAs constrain the non-standard RGWs more stringent than the standard RGWs. If the condition of the quantum normalization is imposed upon a theoretical spectrum of RGWs, $r$ and $\\beta$ become related. With this condition, a minimum requirement of the horizon size during inflation is greater than the Planck length results in an upper bound on $\\beta$, which is comparable in magnitude to that by PTAs. When both PTAs and the quantum normalization are applied to a theoretical spectrum of RGWs, constraints can be obtained for other cosmic processes of the early universe, such as the reheating, a process less understood observationally so far. The resulting constraint is consistent with the slow-roll, massive scalar inflation model. The future SKA will be able to constrain RGWs further and might even detect RGWs, rendering an important probe to the very early universe.

Ming-Lei Tong; Yang Zhang; Wen Zhao; Jin-Zhong Liu; Cheng-Shi Zhao; Ting-Gao Yang

2013-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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NEAR-INFRARED POLARIMETRY OF A NORMAL SPIRAL GALAXY VIEWED THROUGH THE TAURUS MOLECULAR CLOUD COMPLEX  

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Few normal galaxies have been probed using near-infrared polarimetry, even though it reveals magnetic fields in the cool interstellar medium better than either optical or radio polarimetry. Deep H-band (1.6 {mu}m) linear imaging polarimetry toward Taurus serendipitously included the galaxy 2MASX J04412715+2433110 with adequate sensitivity and resolution to map polarization across nearly its full extent. The observations revealed the galaxy to be a steeply inclined ({approx}75 Degree-Sign ) disk type with a diameter, encompassing 90% of the Petrosian flux, of 4.2 kpc at a distance of 53 Mpc. Because the sight line passes through the Taurus Molecular Cloud complex, the foreground polarization needed to be measured and removed. The foreground extinction A{sub V} of 2.00 {+-} 0.10 mag and reddening E(H - K) of 0.125 {+-} 0.009 mag were also assessed and removed, based on analysis of Two Micron All Sky Survey, UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey, Spitzer, and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer photometry using the Near-Infrared Color Excess, NICE-Revisited, and Rayleigh-Jeans Color Excess methods. Corrected for the polarized foreground, the galaxy polarization values range from 0% to 3%. The polarizations are dominated by a disk-parallel magnetic field geometry, especially to the northeast, while either a vertical field or single scattering of bulge light produces disk-normal polarizations to the southwest. The multi-kiloparsec coherence of the magnetic field revealed by the infrared polarimetry is in close agreement with short-wavelength radio synchrotron observations of edge-on galaxies, indicating that both cool and warm interstellar media of disk galaxies may be threaded by common magnetic fields.

Clemens, Dan P.; Cashman, L. R.; Pavel, M. D., E-mail: clemens@bu.edu, E-mail: pavelmi@utexas.edu, E-mail: lcashman@bu.edu [Institute for Astrophysical Research, Boston University, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 (United States)

2013-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Ex vivo evaluation of a coherent normalization procedure to quantify in vivo finger strontium XRS measurements  

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Purpose: Energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRS) measurements were performed on human cadaver index fingers to measure bone strontium content in the presence of intact overlying soft-tissue. This work assesses the feasibility of applying a normalization procedure including soft-tissue correction of x-ray absorption as a means to quantify an ex vivo bone strontium XRS measurement. Methods: Bone strontium measurements were made using an excitation-detection system incorporating an {sup 125}I x-ray excitation source and an Ortec registered Ametek-AMT Si(Li) detector in 180 deg. backscatter geometry. Spectral processing was accomplished using an in-house nonlinear least-squares Marquardt fitting routine. Bone strontium was quantified using an egs5 Monte Carlo based x-ray soft-tissue correction algorithm in conjunction with the normalization of strontium x-rays to the coherent scatter peaks of 35.5 keV {sup 125}I {gamma}-rays. Results: Comparison of tissue intact and bare bone finger XRS measurement quantification attempts revealed an overall discrepancy of 18.6% that is attributed primarily to the significant contribution of soft-tissue to coherent scatter of 35.5 keV source {gamma}-rays and to a lesser degree, inconsistencies with the simulated tissue correction model. Work toward the beginnings of an experimentally derived tissue correction model, as a means to validate the simulated model, have been reported. Two observations hinted at a systematic inflation of the observed K{beta} peak area. First, strontium concentrations estimated by K{alpha} peak areas were less than the K{beta} peak areas by 28.6% (p < 0.0001) and 10.5% (p < 0.001) for tissue intact and bare bone measurements, respectively. Second, the K{alpha}:K{beta} x-ray average ratios between tissue corrected (3.61 {+-} 0.55) and bare bone predicted (4.4 {+-} 0.4) did not agree (p < 0.0001) and pointed to shortcomings with the current processing treatment of strontium K x-ray peak area extraction. Through finger bone XRS measurements, bone strontium concentration in the Caucasian population was estimated at 95 {+-} 15 {mu}g Sr/g dry bone. Conclusions: The discrepancies observed: between quantification attempts of tissue corrected and bare bone measurements, the inflated estimates of K{beta} relative to K{alpha} peak concentrations and between observed and expected K{alpha}:K{beta} ratios, have indicated that shortcomings with the bone strontium coherent normalization and tissue correction procedure exist. Coherent scatter contribution of soft-tissue overlying bone, tissue correction model limitations, and spectra processing issues are all mentioned as sources of observed discrepancies.

Heirwegh, C. M.; Chettle, D. R.; Pejovic-Milic, A. [Department of Medical Physics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1 (Canada); Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada and Department of Medical Physics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1 (Canada)

2012-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient calculation of a normal matrix-vector product for anisotropic full-matrix least-squares refinement of macromolecular structures  

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A new set of equations for a normal matrix-vector product for the case of anisotropic refinement is given. Significantly faster methods for the calculation of a preconditioner and the normal matrix-vector product are described in detail.

Strokopytov, B.V.

2009-11-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Leadership Competencies Leadership: Applies leadership competencies to successfully execute strategy.  

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management and plans accordingly; instills confidence and trust in others; coordinates resources across and monitors results · MANAGES RESOURCES (HUMAN, FINANCIAL, TECHNICAL) Assesses current and future staffing and inspirational picture of the future · ACTS WITH INTEGRITY Creates a culture that fosters high standards

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Comparison of dual-energy CT-derived iodine content and iodine overlay of normal, inflammatory and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma cervical lymph nodes  

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To evaluate whether dual-energy computed tomography (DECT)-derived iodine content and iodine overlay could differentiate between normal,...

Ahmed M. Tawfik; A. A. Razek; J. Matthias Kerl; N. E. Nour-Eldin

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Normal and lateral Casimir interactions between semi-infinite conductors in the presence of a dispersive medium  

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Path-integral formalism is employed to study normal and lateral Casimir interactions in a system composed of a dispersive medium surrounded by two semi-infinite ideal conductors. The dispersive medium is modeled by a continuum of harmonic oscillators, and it is shown that for smooth conductors, the normal force at small distances in the presence of a dispersive medium coincides with the original Casimir force, while at large distances, it tends to the original form with a renormalized coefficient. The correction to the normal force because of the roughness on one of the conductors is calculated. When the inner surfaces of both conductors have roughness, the lateral Casimir interaction occurs because of translational symmetry breaking, which is studied. It is shown that both normal and lateral Casimir forces in the presence of a dispersive medium are weaker in comparison with the original one and are proportional to the roughness amplitude squared. The dependence of the normal and lateral interactions on the memory and strength of the dispersive medium is considered.

Soltani, Morteza; Sarabadani, Jalal; Kheirandish, Fardin; Rabbani, Hasan [Department of Physics, University of Isfahan, Isfahan 81746 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Shahrkurd, Shahrkurd 88186 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2010-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The 2/3 Power Law Dependence of Capillary Force on Normal Load in Nanoscopic Friction E. Riedo,*,, I. Palaci, C. Boragno, and H. Brune  

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with the normal load following a 2/3 power law. We trace back this behavior to the load induced change of the tip between a spherical AFM tip and a rough flat surface increases with the normal load, FN, following a 2The 2/3 Power Law Dependence of Capillary Force on Normal Load in Nanoscopic Friction E. Riedo

Brune, Harald

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S0june 2007State of the Climate in 2006 | of Iran were up to 8C cooler than normal during  

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S0june 2007State of the Climate in 2006 | of Iran were up to 8°C cooler than normal during December. Snow and cold weather penetrated north- ern Iran, with heavy rainfall in eastern and southern Iran, precipitation totals were normal to above normal in much of Iran during autumn 2006. (v) Significant weather

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Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (40km) from INPE and LABSOLAR |  

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40km) from INPE and LABSOLAR 40km) from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Normal direct solar radiation in kWh/m2/day for 1 year organized into cells with 40km x 40km (Purpose): To provide a set of consistent, reliable, verifiable, and accessible global data sets for international and in-country investors and other stakeholders (Supplemental Information): The BRASIL-SR model and the SPRING software (both developed by INPE - National Institute for Space Research) were used to produce the dataset and SHAPE files. The assessment of reliability levels of the BRASIL-SR model were performed through the evaluation of the deviations shown by the estimated values for solar radiation flux vis-à-vis the values measured at the surface (ground truth). This evaluation was done in two phases. The first phase consisted in an inter-comparison between the core radiation transfer models adopted by the SWERA Project to map the solar energy in the various countries participating in the project. The HELIOSAT model took part in this phase like benchmark due to its employment to map solar energy resources in countries from European Union. In the second phase, the solar flux estimates provided by the BRASIL-SR model were compared with measured values acquired at several solarimetric stations spread along the Brazilian territory.

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Brazil Direct Normal Solar Radiation Model (10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR |  

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10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR 10km) from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Normal direct solar radiation in kWh/m2/day for 1 year organized into cells with 10km x 10km (Purpose): The BRASIL-SR model and the SPRING software (both developed by INPE - National Institute for Space Research) were used to produce the dataset and SHAPE files (Supplemental Information): The assessment of reliability levels of the BRASIL-SR model were performed through the evaluation of the deviations shown by the estimated values for solar radiation flux vis-à-vis the values measured at the surface (ground truth). This evaluation was done in two phases. The first phase consisted in an inter-comparison between the core radiation transfer models adopted by the SWERA Project to map the solar energy in the various countries participating in the project. The HELIOSAT model took part in this phase like benchmark due to its employment to map solar energy resources in countries from European Union. In the second phase, the solar flux estimates provided by the BRASIL-SR model were compared with measured values acquired at several solarimetric stations spread along the Brazilian territory

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Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km  

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49031 49031 Varnish cache server Solar: monthly and annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 40km resolution for China from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for China. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a concentrating collector, such as a dish collector, which tracks the sun continuously. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as watt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The data were developed from NREL's Climatological Solar Radiation (CSR) Model. This model uses information on cloud cover, atmospheric water vapor and trace gases, and the amount of aerosols in the atmosphere to calculate the monthly average daily total insolation (sun and sky) falling on a horizontal surface. Existing ground measurement stations are used to validate the data where possible. The modeled values are accurate to approximately 10% of a true measured value within the grid cell due to the uncertainties associated with meteorological input to

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EHD1 mediates vesicle trafficking required for normal muscle growth and transverse tubule development  

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Abstract EHD proteins have been implicated in intracellular trafficking, especially endocytic recycling, where they mediate receptor and lipid recycling back to the plasma membrane. Additionally, \\{EHDs\\} help regulate cytoskeletal reorganization and induce tubule formation. It was previously shown that EHD proteins bind directly to the C2 domains in myoferlin, a protein that regulates myoblast fusion. Loss of myoferlin impairs normal myoblast fusion leading to smaller muscles in vivo but the intracellular pathways perturbed by loss of myoferlin function are not well known. We now characterized muscle development in EHD1-null mice. EHD1-null myoblasts display defective receptor recycling and mislocalization of key muscle proteins, including caveolin-3 and Fer1L5, a related ferlin protein homologous to myoferlin. Additionally, EHD1-null myoblast fusion is reduced. We found that loss of EHD1 leads to smaller muscles and myofibers in vivo. In wildtype skeletal muscle EHD1 localizes to the transverse tubule (T-tubule), and loss of EHD1 results in overgrowth of T-tubules with excess vesicle accumulation in skeletal muscle. We provide evidence that tubule formation in myoblasts relies on a functional EHD1 \\{ATPase\\} domain. Moreover, we extended our studies to show EHD1 regulates BIN1 induced tubule formation. These data, taken together and with the known interaction between EHD and ferlin proteins, suggests that the EHD proteins coordinate growth and development likely through mediating vesicle recycling and the ability to reorganize the cytoskeleton.

Avery D. Posey Jr.; Kaitlin E. Swanson; Manuel G. Alvarez; Swathi Krishnan; Judy U. Earley; Hamid Band; Peter Pytel; Elizabeth M. McNally; Alexis R. Demonbreun

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF NORMAL EMISSION PHOTOELECTRON DIFFRACTION AND ANALOGIES WITH EXAFS  

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The temperature dependence of normal-emission photoelectron diffraction (NPD) of the prototype adsorbate-substrate system Se-Ni (001) was studied. Two interesting observations emerged. Thermal diffuse scattering yielded a decreasing peak-to-valley contrast ratio in NPD with increasing temperature characterized by an effective temperature {Theta}{sub eff} {approx} 135 K. Also, a new low-temperature form of p(2 x 2) selenium structure was observed, with d{sub {perpendicular}} estimated to be larger by {approx}(0.06-0.1) {angstrom} than the room-temperature form. The new form, which is probably undissociated H{sub 2}Se, is apparent through a systematic NPD peak shift reminiscent of extended x-ray-absorption fine structure (EXAFS) spectra. It is noted that NPD, though usually associated with low-energy-electron diffraction, in fact has strong similarities to EXAFS. This is particularly evident in the importance of an extended k-space data set and in the temperature sensitivity.

Kevan, S.D.; Tobin, J.G.; Rosenblatt, D.H.; Davis, R.F.; shirley, D.A.

1980-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Instantaneous normal mode analysis for intermolecular and intramolecular vibrations of water from atomic point of view  

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By exploiting the instantaneous normal mode (INM) analysis for models of flexible molecules, we investigate intermolecular and intramolecular vibrations of water from the atomic point of view. With two flexible SPC/E models, our investigations include three aspects about their INM spectra, which are separated into the unstable, intermolecular, bending, and stretching bands. First, the O- and H-atom contributions in the four INM bands are calculated and their stable INM spectra are compared with the power spectra of the atomic velocity autocorrelation functions. The unstable and intermolecular bands of the flexible models are also compared with those of the SPC/E model of rigid molecules. Second, we formulate the inverse participation ratio (IPR) of the INMs, respectively, for the O- and H-atom and molecule. With the IPRs, the numbers of the three species participated in the INMs are estimated so that the localization characters of the INMs in each band are studied. Further, by the ratio of the IPR of the H atom to that of the O atom, we explore the number of involved OH bond per molecule participated in the INMs. Third, by classifying simulated molecules into subensembles according to the geometry of their local environments or their H-bond configurations, we examine the local-structure effects on the bending and stretching INM bands. All of our results are verified to be insensible to the definition of H-bond. Our conclusions about the intermolecular and intramolecular vibrations in water are given.

Chen, Yu-Chun; Tang, Ping-Han [Institute of Physics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan (China)] [Institute of Physics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan (China); Wu, Ten-Ming, E-mail: tmw@faculty.nctu.edu.tw [Institute of Physics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan (China) [Institute of Physics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan (China); National Center for Theoretical Sciences, Hsinchu 300, Taiwan (China)

2013-11-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Detection of a Light Echo from the Otherwise Normal SN 2007af  

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We present the discovery of a light echo from SN 2007af, a normal Type Ia supernova (SN Ia) in NGC 5584. Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images taken three years post explosion reveal two separate echoes; an outer echo and extended central region, which we propose as an unresolved inner echo. Multiple images were obtained in the F160W, F350LP, F555W, and F814W using the Wide Field Camera 3. If the outer echo is produced by an interstellar dust sheet perpendicular to the line of sight, it is located ~800 pc in front of the SN. The dust for the inner echo is 0.45 pc < d < 90 pc away from the SN. The inner echo color is consistent with typical interstellar dust wavelength-dependent scattering cross-sections, while the outer echo color does not match the predictions. Both dust sheets, if in the foreground, are optically thin for scattering, with the outer echo sheet thickness consistent with the inferred extinction from peak brightness. Whether the inner echo is from interstellar or circumstellar dust is ambig...

Drozdov, D; Milne, P A; Pearcy, J; Riess, A G; Macri, L M; Bryngelson, G L; Garnavich, P M

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oral methylphenidate normalizes cingulate activity in cocaine addiction during a salient cognitive task  

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Anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) hypoactivations during cognitive demand are a hallmark deficit in drug addiction. Methylphenidate (MPH) normalizes cortical function, enhancing task salience and improving associated cognitive abilities, in other frontal lobe pathologies; however, in clinical trials, MPH did not improve treatment outcome in cocaine addiction. We hypothesized that oral MPH will attenuate ACC hypoactivations and improve associated performance during a salient cognitive task in individuals with cocaine-use disorders (CUD). In the current functional MRI study, we used a rewarded drug cue-reactivity task previously shown to be associated with hypoactivations in both major ACC subdivisions (implicated in default brain function) in CUD compared with healthy controls. The task was performed by 13 CUD and 14 matched healthy controls on 2 d: after ingesting a single dose of oral MPH (20 mg) or placebo (lactose) in a counterbalanced fashion. Results show that oral MPH increased responses to this salient cognitive task in both major ACC subdivisions (including the caudal-dorsal ACC and rostroventromedial ACC extending to the medial orbitofrontal cortex) in the CUD. These functional MRI results were associated with reduced errors of commission (a common impulsivity measure) and improved task accuracy, especially during the drug (vs. neutral) cue-reactivity condition in all subjects. The clinical application of such MPH-induced brain-behavior enhancements remains to be tested.

Goldstein, R.Z.; Goldstein, R.Z.; Woicik, P.A.; Maloney, T.; Tomasi, D.; Alia-Klein, N.; Shan, J.; Honorario, J.; Samaras, d.; Wang, R.; Telang, F.; Wang, G.-J.; Volkow, N.D.

2010-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Normal mode expansions in dynamic electroelasticity and their application to electromechanical energy conversion  

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A method of eigenfunction expansions is extended to transient problems of dynamics of piezoelectric bodies. After investigation of the eigenfunctions properties the general solution of an initial boundary?value problem is constructed in the form of a series of eigenfunctions. Considerable differences between the structure of expansions obtained in this paper and that for a purely elastic case are discussed. The method derived is shown to be a convenient mathematical and physical basis of the theory of electromechanical energy conversion grounded on the concept of the electromechanical coupling factor. It allows one to present this important nonlinear integral characteristic of electroelastic field in the form of a combination of factors corresponding to normal modes of vibrations. The latter quantities are approximately equal to effective coupling factors. These factors can be easily calculated from experimental data by means of the Mason formula instead of Ulitkos energy?related definition used in the paper. In practical problems this circumstance enables one to simplify calculation of maximal values of the coupling factor and corresponding distributions of displacement with the formulas derived. In general a consistent theory suggested in this paper gives one an opportunity to understand better the nature of dynamical behavior of piezoelectric bodies and of electromechanical energy conversion.

Oleg Yu. Zharii

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Neutronics and Fuel Performance Evaluation of Accident Tolerant Fuel under Normal Operation Conditions  

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This report details the analysis of neutronics and fuel performance analysis for enhanced accident tolerance fuel, with Monte Carlo reactor physics code Serpent and INLs fuel performance code BISON, respectively. The purpose is to evaluate two of the most promising candidate materials, FeCrAl and Silicon Carbide (SiC), as the fuel cladding under normal operating conditions. Substantial neutron penalty is identified when FeCrAl is used as monolithic cladding for current oxide fuel. From the reactor physics standpoint, application of the FeCrAl alloy as coating layer on surface of zircaloy cladding is possible without increasing fuel enrichment. Meanwhile, SiC brings extra reactivity and the neutron penalty is of no concern. Application of either FeCrAl or SiC could be favorable from the fuel performance standpoint. Detailed comparison between monolithic cladding and hybrid cladding (cladding + coating) is discussed. Hybrid cladding is more practical based on the economics evaluation during the transition from current UO2/zircaloy to Accident Tolerant Fuel (ATF) system. However, a few issues remain to be resolved, such as the creep behavior of FeCrAl, coating spallation, inter diffusion with zirconium, etc. For SiC, its high thermal conductivity, excellent creep resistance, low thermal neutron absorption cross section, irradiation stability (minimal swelling) make it an excellent candidate materials for future nuclear fuel/cladding system.

Xu Wu; Piyush Sabharwall; Jason Hales

2014-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of a modified generalized Flory dimer theory to normal alkanes  

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The applicability of chain equations of state to real systems is discussed in this paper. For this purpose, the authors have compared four theories: the perturbed-hard-chain theory (PHCT) of Prausnitz and coworkers, the generalized Flory (GF) and generalized Flory dimer (GFD) theories of Hall and coworkers, and the statistical associating fluid theory (SAFT) of Radosz, Gubbins, and co-workers. In this comparison, the perturbation expansion in the attractive term was truncated after the first-order term for all theories. Comparison of these theories with Monte Carlo simulation data for hard chains and square-well chains showed that the GFD theory, which explicitly takes into account the effect of the formation of chains in both the repulsive and the attractive part of the equations, is in best agreement with the data. The GFD theory was further improved by using the simulations data directly to reevaluate the shape parameters c and q, which were found to be density dependent. The new simplified GFD theory gives a significantly better correlation of the properties of normal alkanes than the other four theories.

Bokis, C.P.; Donohue, M.D. (Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering); Hall, C.K. (North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC (United States). Dept. of Chemical Engineering)

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Ising Chain with Competing Interactions  

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The one-dimensional spin- Ising model is solved exactly with very long-range, equivalent-neighbor ferromagnetic interactions of strength JLR superimposed on nearest-neighbor anti-ferromagnetic interactions of strength -Jsr. For -JlrJsr>R=3. 1532... there is a critical point of classical type in zero field. For 2-JlrJsr=R the critical exponents take the values ?=14, ?=1=??, ?=5, and 0=????=12. For 2is of first order, and the critical points which occur in finite field are of classical type. For 0is no phase transition in zero field, although there are classical critical points in a field.

John F. Nagle

1970-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Competing Ideologies of Collaborative Research  

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contribute (Siemens et al. 2009); other common reasons include increased productivity, better and more diversified methodological approaches, and the ability to complete a complex project on a deadline (id.). Scholars in other disciplines including... scholarly publications) movement (Suber 2012), and the Access to Knowledge movement (http://a2knetwork.org/). Making scholarly results publicly available has long been standard practice in the natural and medical sciences, and now federally-funded social...

Dwyer, Arienne M.

2013-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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SILBERFORM AG COMPETENCE IN MOBILITY  

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Mitsubishi wire cut edm machine 5 axes milling machines: MECOF Speedmill 8000 x 1500 x 3000 FOOKE ENDURA 904 500 x 500 conventional milling machines Hermle UWF 2x Deckel FP4 Deckel FP5 2x Heller Room

Chamzas, Christodoulos

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The influence of the Al stabilizer layer thickness on the normal zone propagation velocity in high current superconductors  

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The stability of high-current superconductors is challenging in the design of superconducting magnets. When the stability requirements are fulfilled, the protection against a quench must still be considered. A main factor in the design of quench protection systems is the resistance growth rate in the magnet following a quench. The usual method for determining the resistance growth in impregnated coils is to calculate the longitudinal velocity with which the normal zone propagates in the conductor along the coil windings. Here, we present a 2D numerical model for predicting the normal zone propagation velocity in Al stabilized Rutherford NbTi cables with large cross section. By solving two coupled differential equations under adiabatic conditions, the model takes into account the thermal diffusion and the current redistribution process following a quench. Both the temperature and magnetic field dependencies of the superconductor and the metal cladding materials properties are included. Unlike common normal zon...

Shilon, I; Langeslag, S A E; Martins, L P; Kate, H H J ten

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect on high-T{sub c} superconductivity of the a-b anisotropy in the normal phase  

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We have previously proposed a two-dimensional d+s-wave superconductivity model in order to account for high-T{sub c} cuprates, in which an orthorhombic distorsion is present within the layers. Conversely, recent microwave conductivity data suggest that a substantial portion of the a-b anisotropy in the magnetic penetration depth is a normal-state effect. We thus generalize in this paper our d+s model to take into account the normal-state anisotropy. We show that such an anisotropy reacts not only on the a-b anisotropy in the transport coefficients but also on the density of states and other thermodynamic quantities. We hope that future experiments will confirm this effect and help us to sort out the a-b anisotropies due to the normal state with higher precision in a number of different compounds. {copyright} {ital 1997} {ital The American Physical Society}

Beal-Monod, M.T. [Physique des Solides, Universite de Paris-sud, 91400 Orsay (France)] [Physique des Solides, Universite de Paris-sud, 91400 Orsay (France); Maki, K. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-0484 (United States)] [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-0484 (United States)

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z