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ENERGY EXCEPTION REQUEST Energy Exception Request Questionnaire  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

ENERGY EXCEPTION REQUEST Energy Exception Request Questionnaire rev AA.01 2013/04/02 GUIDELINES which exceed the normal schedule by completing this Energy Exception Request and submitting it to the Office of Energy Management. Energy Management will prepare a cost analysis and return

Rock, Chris

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Science Against Stress: Research Shows Way to Some Cellular Relief...  

Energy Savers (EERE)

Science Against Stress: Research Shows Way to Some Cellular Relief Science Against Stress: Research Shows Way to Some Cellular Relief December 30, 2011 - 10:14am Addthis...

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22.1603 Exceptions  

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

.1603 Exceptions. .1603 Exceptions. (a) The requirements of this subpart do not apply t e (1) Contracts under the simplified acquisition threshold. (2) Contracts or subcontracts for work performed exclusively outside the United States. (b) Exemptions granted .by the Secretary. (1) If the Secretary finds that the requirements of the Executive Order impair the ability of the Government to procure goods and services on an economical and efficient basis or if special circumstances require an exemption in order to serve the national interest, the Secretary may exempt a . contracting department or agency, or groups.of departments or agencies, from the requirements of any or all of the provisions of this Executive Order with respect to a particular contract or subcontract,, or any class of

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Social buffering: relief from stress and anxiety  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Lundeberg, T2002Social stress blocks energy conservation in rats exposed to an oxytocin-injected...unwanted pregnancies. Am. J. Public Health. 63, 935-938. Morris...relief from stress and anxiety. | Communication is essential to members of a...

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressure Relief Devices for High-Pressure Gaseous Storage Systems...  

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

Pressure Relief Devices for High-Pressure Gaseous Storage Systems: Applicability to Hydrogen Technology A. Kostival, C. Rivkin, W. Buttner, and R. Burgess National Renewable Energy...

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Real-Time Relief Mapping on Arbitrary Polygonal Surfaces Fabio Policarpo  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Figure 1: Teapot rendered with different relief textures using per-pixel lighting and self, the teapot and the walls were rendered using relief mapping. In this paper, we show how relief textures can

Oliveira, Manuel M.

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The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) | Department of Energy  

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

The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) The Small Business Tax Relief Program (Georgia) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Systems Integrator Transportation Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Georgia Program Type Personal Tax Incentives Corporate Tax Incentive The Small Business Tax Relief stipulation allows for faster depreciation on equipment deduction in which businesses can choose to claim the expense in one year as opposed to several years.

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Blast overpressure relief using air vacated buffer medium  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Blast waves generated by intense explosions cause damage to structures and human injury. In this thesis, a strategy is investigated for relief of blast overpressure resulting from explosions in air. The strategy is based ...

Avasarala, Srikanti Rupa

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Statistical Performance Evaluation Of Soft Seat Pressure Relief Valves  

SciTech Connect

Risk-based inspection methods enable estimation of the probability of failure on demand for spring-operated pressure relief valves at the United States Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. This paper presents a statistical performance evaluation of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves. These pressure relief valves are typically smaller and of lower cost than hard seat (metal to metal) pressure relief valves and can provide substantial cost savings in fluid service applications (air, gas, liquid, and steam) providing that probability of failure on demand (the probability that the pressure relief valve fails to perform its intended safety function during a potentially dangerous over pressurization) is at least as good as that for hard seat valves. The research in this paper shows that the proportion of soft seat spring operated pressure relief valves failing is the same or less than that of hard seat valves, and that for failed valves, soft seat valves typically have failure ratios of proof test pressure to set pressure less than that of hard seat valves.

Harris, Stephen P.; Gross, Robert E.

2013-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference  

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

The Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference is designed to provide the framework, in conjunction, with the DOE O 329.1 (Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans). Specifically, the...

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Policy Guidance Memorandum #37 Procedures for Excepted Service...  

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

7 Procedures for Excepted Service Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) Appointments Policy Guidance Memorandum 37 Procedures for Excepted Service Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ)...

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Pressure Relief Devices for Compressed Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel Containers  

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

CSA Standards HPRD1-2009 CSA Standards HPRD1-2009 Temporary Interim Requirement For Pressure Relief Devices For Compressed Hydrogen Vehicle Fuel Containers Published - August 2009 3 5.6 General Hydrogen Service Suitability 5.6.1 General. The purpose of this test is to demonstrate suitability of pressure relief devices in hydrogen service. The pressure relief devices will be selected to be in compliance with Section 5.1 and representative of normal production. NOTE: This series of performance tests may not guarantee that all cases and conditions of service will be validated; it is still incumbent on the designer/builder to carefully screen materials of construction for their intended use. Test Method. The general hydrogen service suitability test sequence will be performed on nine devices.

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Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick  

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

Advanced Materials » Advanced Materials » Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick Protective Coatings A method for applying a protective coating on an article. Available for thumbnail of Feynman Center (505) 665-9090 Email Spray Shadowing For Stress Relief And Mechanical Locking In Thick Protective Coatings A method for applying a protective coating on an article, comprising the following steps: selecting an article with a surface for applying a coating thickness; creating undercut grooves on the article, where the grooves depend beneath the surface to a bottom portion with the grooves having an upper width on the surface and a lower width on the bottom portion connected by side walls, where at least one of the side walls connects the

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Overview of the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program This report provides a brief overview of the offshore royalty relief program operated by the Department of the Interior's Minerals Management Service. It describes the basics of revenue collection and royalty payments as well as provisions under which certain oil and natural gas leases are exempt from royalty obligations. Questions or comments on this article may be directed to Erin Mastrangelo at Erin.Mastrangelo@eia.doe.gov or (202)586-6201. In order to explore and develop offshore oil and natural gas resources, the Department of Interior's Minerals Management Service (MMS) awards leases to interested parties through a competitive bidding process. The high bidders must pay a cash bonus bid and

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Exceptional groups, symmetric spaces and applications  

SciTech Connect

In this article we provide a detailed description of a technique to obtain a simple parameterization for different exceptional Lie groups, such as G{sub 2}, F{sub 4} and E{sub 6}, based on their fibration structure. For the compact case, we construct a realization which is a generalization of the Euler angles for SU(2), while for the non compact version of G{sub 2(2)}/SO(4) we compute the Iwasawa decomposition. This allows us to obtain not only an explicit expression for the Haar measure on the group manifold, but also for the cosets G{sub 2}/SO(4), G{sub 2}/SU(3), F{sub 4}/Spin(9), E{sub 6}/F{sub 4} and G{sub 2(2)}/SO(4) that we used to find the concrete realization of the general element of the group. Moreover, as a by-product, in the simplest case of G{sub 2}/SO(4), we have been able to compute an Einstein metric and the vielbein. The relevance of these results in physics is discussed.

Cerchiai, Bianca L.; Cacciatori, Sergio L.

2009-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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SUBPART B - Exception Regulations | Department of Energy  

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

SUBPART B - Exception Regulations SUBPART B - Exception Regulations SUBPART B - Exception Regulations SUBPART B--EXCEPTIONS Sec. 1003.20 Purpose and scope. (a) This subpart establishes the procedures for applying for an exception, as provided for in § 504 (42 U.S.C. 7194) of the Department of Energy Organization Act (42 U.S.C. 7101 et seq.), from a rule, regulation or DOE action having the effect of a rule as defined by 5 U.S.C. 551(4), based on an assertion of serious hardship, gross inequity or unfair distribution of burdens, and for the consideration of such application by the OHA. The procedures contained in this subpart may be incorporated by reference in another DOE rule or regulation which invokes the adjudicatory authority of the Office of Hearings and Appeals. The procedures may also be made

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Applications for Exceptions | Department of Energy  

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

Applications for Exceptions Applications for Exceptions Applications for Exceptions EIA Form Filings A few new cases involving requests to be excused from reporting requirements imposed by the Department's Energy Information Administration are now available. If you are looking for general information about EIA reporting requirements, check out the questions and answers that are available by clicking on the appropriate button above. Access is available to DOE's regulations governing the processing of requests for exceptions from the requirement that you submit information to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). In addition, answers are also available in question and answer format to some questions commonly asked by firms that are required to file forms with the Energy Information

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Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference  

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

1] 1] U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 2012 Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference E X E C U T I V E R E S O U R C E S D I V I S I O N [2] Executive Summary The Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference is designed to provide the framework, in conjunction, with the DOE O 329.1 (Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans). Specifically, the desk reference addresses the requirements for the Excepted Service EJ and EK positions, to include: * Description of the EJ and EK authorities; * Policy of utilizing merit system principles and the Department's commitment to diversity; * The use of collective bargaining agreements applying to some EJ and EK positions; * The types of positions that the EJ and EK authorities apply and prohibited types of

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Excepted Service Authorities | Department of Energy  

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

Excepted Service Authorities Excepted Service Authorities Excepted Service Authorities Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans EJ and EK Pay plans are unique to DOE. They were established under: Section 621(d) of the DOE Organization Act (42 United States Code (U.S.C.), section 7231(d), hereafter referred to as pay plan EJ. Section 3161(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Pub.L. 103-337, October 5, 1994) and renewals, hereafter referred to as pay plan EK. The EJ authority is used to enhance the Department's recruitment and retention of highly qualified scientific, engineering, and professional and administrative personnel. Appointments made, and compensation fixed, under this authority may be made "without regard to the civil service laws"

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Exception Handling i C: Evaluering og videreudvikling af makrobaseret 'Exception Handling'-funktionalitet i ANSI C.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??I dette projekt dokumenteres og evalueres det makrobaserede exception handling bibliotek "Cexcept" - udviklet i C - og funktionaliteten beskrives indga?ende. Derudover udvides implementationen med (more)

Jermiin Ravn Moll, Jonas

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

1 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer 2012 Excepted Service EJ and EK Desk Reference E X E C U T I V E R E S O U R C E S D I V I S I O N 2...

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Appendix AC Exceptions to Delegated Purchasing Authority  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Appendix AC Exceptions to Delegated Purchasing Authority Delegated purchasing authority for professions exempted by 18-4-132, MCA The following services are exempt from Purchasing Procedures per Montana provider - Expert witness hired for use in litigation, Hearings Officer hired in rulemaking and contested

Dyer, Bill

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POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM #38 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING...  

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

POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM 38 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING QUALITY STEP INCREASES POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM 38 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING QUALITY STEP INCREASES To issue a...

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Impact of relief accuracy on flood simulations and road network vulnerability analysis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1 Impact of relief accuracy on flood simulations and road network vulnerability analysis Jean). Numerical representation of relief (DTM) is a prime necessity in risk simulation, in particular in flood of the flood simulation. On that account, we consider ways to enrich the DTM by integrating relevant

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Economic Congestion Relief Across Multiple Regions Requires Tradable Physical Flow-gate Rights  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

PWP-076 Economic Congestion Relief Across Multiple Regions Requires Tradable Physical Flow.ucei.berkeley.edu/ucei #12;Economic Congestion Relief Across Multiple Regions Requires Tradable Physical Flow-gate Rights- mission use. The North American Electric Reliability Council NERC is in the process of implementing

California at Berkeley. University of

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EA-0912: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear  

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

2: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent 2: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel EA-0912: Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel SUMMARY This EA evaluates the environmental impacts of a proposal to accept 409 spent fuel elements from eight foreign research reactors in seven European countries. The spent fuel would be shipped across the ocean in spent fuel transportation casks from the country of origin to one or more United States eastern seaboard ports. PUBLIC COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES None available at this time. DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD April 22, 1994 EA-0912: Finding of No Significant Impact Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel April 22, 1994 EA-0912: Final Environmental Assessment Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel

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EXCEPTED SERVICE (EJ & EK) PAY RANGES  

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

EXCEPTED SERVICE (EJ & EK) PAY RANGES EXCEPTED SERVICE (EJ & EK) PAY RANGES Eff. 01/03/2010 Pay Table (***Excludes applicable Locality Pay) Grade/Band Minimum Maximum GS Grade/Step Equivalent 01 $27,431 $47,103 5/1 to 9/5 02 $41,563 $68,310 9/1 to 12/5 03 $60,274 $95,989 12/1 to 14/5 04 $84,697 $133,403* 14/1 to 103% of 15/10 05 $145,700** $165,300 EX-V to EX-III *Change to maximum pay rate per DOE O 329.1 effective 03/30/2012. **Change to minimum pay rate per DOE O 329.1 effective 03/30/2012. ***Calculating salary to include Locality Pay: Example: An employee is selected for an EJ/EK position in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area which has a locality payment rate of 24.22% (locality rate for 2011) Step One: Convert locality payment percent to a decimal - 1.2422;

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Stress relief: improving structural strength of 3D printable objects  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The use of 3D printing has rapidly expanded in the past couple of years. It is now possible to produce 3D-printed objects with exceptionally high fidelity and precision. However, although the quality of 3D printing has improved, both the time to print ... Keywords: 3D printing, physics-based modeling, structural analysis

Ondrej Stava; Juraj Vanek; Bedrich Benes; Nathan Carr; Radomr M?ch

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authority for Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) EQ Pay Plan Employees  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To establish requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using the following DOE excepted service authority: Section 313 division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-76), hereafter referred to as appointment authority EWQ and pay plan EQ.

2014-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Guidance Memorandum #37 Procedures for Excepted Service Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) Appointments  

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

DOE received a new hiring flexibility under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 that allows us to appoint up to 120 exceptionally well qualified (EWQ) individuals to scientific, engineering, or other critical technical positions without regard to chapter 33 of title 5, USC.

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Royalty relief, leasing, exploration may help maintain Cook Inlet production  

SciTech Connect

Cook Inlet production largely held its own in 1995 while Alaska`s overall oil production fell 4%. The Inlet`s seven oil fields produced 15.5 million bbl of oil, or a decline of only 0.6% from 1994`s 15.6 million bbl. Fields and their average production in 1995 compared with 1994 in parentheses, are McArthur River 18,142 b/d (19,427); Middle Ground Shoal 7.753 b/d (7,577); Granite Point 7,069 b/d (6,053); Swanson River 4,738 b/d (4,645); West McArthur River 2,526 b/d (2,522); Trading Bay 1,979 b/d (2,037); and Beaver Creek 362 b/d (383). The paper discusses Unocal`s plans, royalty relief, ARCO`s outlook, sales of Shell, explorations by Marathon, drilling by Stewart, reserves and production, and Cook Inlet leases.

NONE

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improve the design of fire emergency relief systems  

SciTech Connect

In recognition of the potential severe consequences of a process vessel rupture under fire exposure, industry codes such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 30 and the American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard 2000 have been established for the specification of emergency relief systems (ERSs). The intent is to reduce the risk of human injury and asset losses associated with process plant fires. These codes are largely prescriptive in nature. That is, they provide specific details on how to achieve safe design. Prescriptive standards are easy to apply, because they are simplified approaches which generally apply to many (but not all) situations. But they also have limitations, including the tendency to result in, at best, suboptimal (overly conservative) designs, and in some instances potentially unsafe designs. As the fire community moves toward performance-based standards for building protection, perhaps it is time to consider a similar approach for vessel protection in a fire. The design issues addressed in this article include: Use of heat input based on actual fuel burning rate, heat of combustion, and flame emissive power, vs. NFPA 30 and API 2000 heat-input equations; Effect of drainage (from vessel to sump) on fire duration, rather than heat input; Use of risk assessment to determine the relative frequency of fire and process-induced incidents; and design for containment, rather than vessel protection when fire probability is low

Stickles, R.P.; Melhem, G.A.; Eckhardt, D.R.

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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School of Art & Design 3D Printing of Relief Forms onto Ceramic Tiles  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

School of Art & Design 3D Printing of Relief Forms onto Ceramic Tiles Lead: Lharne Shaw 3D printing tile production. It will also assess the feasibility of introducing a 3D slip printing system into both

Evans, Paul

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Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 (released in AEO2005)  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

The Working Families Tax Relief Act of 2004 was signed into law on October 13, 2004. Primarily, the Act reduces taxes for individuals and businesses. At least two provisions relate to energy: Depletion of marginal properties and qualified vehicles.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transitional development within shifting spheres of conflict : the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committee  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis examines how an NGO can function and create change within the shifting domains of Palestinian stability and conflict through the case study of the Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committee (UPMRC). Palestinian ...

Erekat, Dana (Dana M.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The order establishes requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using DOE excepted service authorities. Admin Chg 1 dated 6-20-12.

2012-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of HFIR pressurizer pump overspeed transients and relief valve performance  

SciTech Connect

The pressurizer pump overspeed transients at the High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) fall in the category of {open_quotes}increase in coolant inventory transients.{close_quotes} They are among the accident transients to be performed for Chapter 15 of the HFIR safety analysis report (SAR). The pressurizer pump speed starting to increase inadvertently to reach its maximum speed of 3,560 rpm while the reactor operates under normal conditions is the cause of this transient. Increased primary coolant system pressure due to increased pressurizer pump flow into the primary coolant head tank challenges the relief valves to open. If the relief valves do not open, increased primary coolant system pressure will challenge the integrity of the high pressure boundary. Two sets of analyses were performed to analyze the pressurizer pump overspeed transients. The purpose of the first analysis is to estimate how long it will take for the relief valves to open under different conditions and whether or not they will chatter or flutter for a considerable amount of time. The analysis estimates relief valve performance and stability using four different relief valve subsystem models. The relief valve subsystem models are not attached to the primary coolant system model. Vigorous pressure oscillations were produced in all of the computations performed as part of the first analysis. The second analysis includes new simulations of the pressurizer pump overspeed transients that were previously simulated using the RELAP5 thermal-hydraulic computer code. The HFIRSYS, High Flux Isotope Reactor System Transient Analysis computer code, was utilized for these simulations providing referable results for comparisons. The increased pressurizer pump flow due to runaway pressurizer pump speed pressurizes the primary coolant system. The assumptions were made in such a way to form constraining conditions at initiation of and during the transients to generate as high an overpressure situation as possible.

Sozer, M.C.

1992-09-11T23:59:59.000Z

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO  

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

INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 820, PROCEDURAL RULES FOR DOE NUCLEAR ACTIVITIES, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT "DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES" SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS Subpart D to 10 C.F.R Part 820 provides that the Department of Energy's (DOE) General Counsel (GC) shall be responsible for interpreting the DOE Nuclear Safety Requirements. Pursuant to that authority, the GC here responds to two questions received regarding contractor compliance with safety basis requirements: 1. Does 10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, allow

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ANALYSIS OF SAFETY RELIEF VALVE PROOF TEST DATA TO OPTIMIZE LIFECYCLE MAINTENANCE COSTS  

SciTech Connect

Proof test results were analyzed and compared with a proposed life cycle curve or hazard function and the limit of useful life. Relief valve proof testing procedures, statistical modeling, data collection processes, and time-in-service trends are presented. The resulting analysis of test data allows for the estimation of the PFD. Extended maintenance intervals to the limit of useful life as well as methodologies and practices for improving relief valve performance and reliability are discussed. A generic cost-benefit analysis and an expected life cycle cost reduction concludes that $90 million maintenance dollars might be avoided for a population of 3000 valves over 20 years.

Gross, Robert; Harris, Stephen

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exceptions to DOE Rules and Regulations | Department of Energy  

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

Exceptions to DOE Rules and Regulations Exceptions to DOE Rules and Regulations Exceptions to DOE Rules and Regulations The Department of Energy (DOE) issues test procedures and regulations covering a number of products, but does provide for exceptions to these rules under certain circumstances. Any person, as defined by 10 CFR 1003.2, can apply to the DOE for an exception from a rule, regulation, or DOE action having the effect of a rule, as provided for in section 504 of 42 U.S.C. 7194 and codified in 10 CFR 1003 subpart B. The DOE Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) is responsible for issuing an order either granting or denying the application, in whole or in part, based upon a showing of serious hardship, gross inequity or unfair distribution of burdens, after considering the application and other

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The price elasticity of charitable giving: does the form of tax relief matter?  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

We use a survey-based approach to compare the effects of alternative forms of tax relief on donationsa tax rebate for the donor and a matched payment ... more responsive to a match than to a rebate. The differen...

Kimberley Scharf; Sarah Smith

2014-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ABSTRACT. The stress-relief cracking (SRC) susceptibility of single-pass welds  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

steel, HCM2S, has been evaluated and compared to 2.25Cr-1Mo steel using Gleeble thermal simulation and pressure vessels for chemical and fossil power plants. Many components in these power plants oper- ate techniques. HCM2S was found to be more susceptible to stress-relief cracking than 2.25Cr-1Mo steel. Simulated

DuPont, John N.

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GSATodAy|FebruAry2013 Miocene rejuvenation of topographic relief in  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of topographic decay in post-orogenic mountain ranges (Davis, 1889; Hack, 1960; Bishop, 2007). Central largely controlled by the variable erodibility of rock units (Hack, 1960; Matmon et al., 2003). The second posits that modern relief is a product of recent rejuvenation (Hack, 1982); however, whether the process

Bohnenstiehl, Delwayne

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Optical lattices with exceptional points in the continuum  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The spectral, dynamical and topological properties of physical systems described by non-Hermitian (including $\\mathcal{PT}$-symmetric) Hamiltonians are deeply modified by the appearance of exceptional points and spectral singularities. Here we show that exceptional points in the continuum can arise in non-Hermitian (yet admitting and entirely real-valued energy spectrum) optical lattices with engineered defects. At an exceptional point, the lattice sustains a bound state with an energy embedded in the spectrum of scattered states, similar to the von-Neumann Wigner bound states in the continuum of Hermitian lattices. However, the dynamical and scattering properties of the bound state at an exceptional point are deeply different from those of ordinary von-Neumann Wigner bound states in an Hermitian system. In particular, the bound state in the continuum at an exceptional point is an unstable state that can secularly grow by an infinitesimal perturbation. Such properties are discussed in details for transport of discretized light in a $\\mathcal{PT}$-symmetric array of coupled optical waveguides, which could provide an experimentally accessible system to observe exceptional points in the continuum.

S. Longhi; G. Della Valle

2014-05-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Harmonic inversion analysis of exceptional points in resonance spectra  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The spectra of, e.g. open quantum systems are typically given as the superposition of resonances with a Lorentzian line shape, where each resonance is related to a simple pole in the complex energy domain. However, at exceptional points two or more resonances are degenerate and the resulting non-Lorentzian line shapes are related to higher order poles in the complex energy domain. In the Fourier-transform time domain an $n$-th order exceptional point is characterised by a non-exponentially decaying time signal given as the product of an exponential function and a polynomial of degree $n-1$. The complex positions and amplitudes of the non-degenerate resonances can be determined with high accuracy by application of the nonlinear harmonic inversion method to the real-valued resonance spectra. We extend the harmonic inversion method to include the analysis of exceptional points. The technique yields, in the energy domain, the amplitudes of the higher order poles contributing to the spectra, and, in the time domain, the coefficients of the polynomial characterising the non-exponential decay of the time signal. The extended harmonic inversion method is demonstrated on two examples, viz. the analysis of exceptional points in resonance spectra of the hydrogen atom in crossed magnetic and electric fields, and an exceptional point occurring in the dynamics of a single particle in a time-dependent harmonic trap.

Jacob Fuchs; Jrg Main; Holger Cartarius; Gnter Wunner

2014-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation Of Adhesion Formation In New Stainless Steel Trim Spring Operated Pressure Relief Valves  

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Examination of proof test data for new (not previously installed) stainless steel (SS) trim spring operated pressure relief valves (SOPRV) reveals that adhesions form between the seat and disc in about 46% of all such SOPRV. The forces needed to overcome these adhesions can be sufficiently large to cause the SOPRV to fail its proof test (FPT) prior to installation. Furthermore, a significant percentage of SOPRV which are found to FPT are also found to ''fail to open'' (FTO) meaning they would not relief excess pressure in the event of an overpressure event. The cases where adhesions result in FTO or FPT appear to be confined to SOPRV with diameters < 1 in and set pressures < 150 psig and the FTO are estimated to occur in 0.31% to 2.00% of this subpopulation of SS trim SOPRV. The reliability and safety implications of these finding for end-users who do not perform pre-installation testing of SOPRV are discussed.

Gross, Robert E. [Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States); Bukowski, Julia V. [Villanova University, Villanova, PA (United States); Goble, William M. [exida, Sellersville, PA (United States)

2013-04-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Strategic planning for disaster relief logistics: lessons from supply chain management  

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Management of disaster relief logistics requires different techniques at different levels. We identify four stages: 1 strategic planning which concerns high level decisions such as supplier selection and confirmation of communication protocols; 2 preparedness which concerns decisions regarding the amount and location of relief supplies to be stored; 3 pre-event response which concerns decisions during those occasions when an approaching disaster, such as a hurricane, has been detected; 4 post-event response which concerns what needs to be done immediately after a disaster has occurred. In this article, we concentrate on the strategic planning stage and build an integrated logistics model based on elements of supply chain management theory. This model provides specific recommendations to practitioners and identifies important areas to be researched. We also point out the applicable techniques at each of the other stages and cite relevant literature.

Nezih Altay; Sameer Prasad; Jayavel Sounderpandian

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERPRETATION REGARDING EXEMPTION RELIEF UNDER 10 C.F.R. PART 820, SUBPART E, EXEMPTION RELIEF, AND NON-COMPLIANT DOCUMENTED SAFETY ANALYSES SUBJECT TO 10 C.F.R. PART 830, NUCLEAR SAFETY MANAGEMENT, SUBPART B, SAFETY BASIS REQUIREMENTS  

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The following document is the Office of General Counsel (GC) interpretation regarding exemption relief pursuant to10 C.F.R. Part 820, Procedural Rules for DOE Nuclear Activities, Subpart E,...

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Mobile medical disaster relief technology : enhancing communication, medical logistics, data creation, and crisis mapping for vulnerable communities  

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This thesis explores the field of disaster relief and recovery, and the application of emerging technologies that are both used by, and use the data generated by communities affected by natural disaster. This thesis analyzes ...

Intrator, Kira (Kira Rachel)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensations: a fabric of natural alcoves to provide relief from city life and stimulate the five senses  

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Cities have always been, and will likely always be, hectic. With every new technological advance this characteristic becomes amplified, and today city life offers little relief from cell phone chatter, honking car horns, ...

Brown, Megan (Megan Francesca)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 1,000 dollar home : a scalable business model to build disaster relief dwellings and upgrade slums  

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This thesis proposes a new model for the private markets to build disaster relief dwellings or to upgrade degraded neighborhoods of very low income communities. The study offers a way to empower the dwellers of very poor ...

Cazio, Luis (Del Cazio)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization of nonbinary slanted surface-relief gratings as high-efficiency broadband couplers for light guides  

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We propose and investigate the use of slanted surface-relief gratings with nonbinary profiles as high-efficiency broadband couplers for light guides. First, a Chandezon-method-based...

Bai, Benfeng; Laukkanen, Janne; Kuittinen, Markku; Siitonen, Samuli

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exceptional Lie Algebras, SU(3) and Jordan Pairs  

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A simple unifying view of the exceptional Lie algebras is presented. The underlying Jordan pair content and role are exhibited. Each algebra contains three Jordan pairs sharing the same Lie algebra of automorphisms and the same external su(3) symmetry. Eventual physical applications and implications of the theory are outlined.

Piero Truini

2011-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

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THE CLASSIFICATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CDQL WEBS ON COMPACT COMPLEX SURFACES  

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THE CLASSIFICATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CDQL WEBS ON COMPACT COMPLEX SURFACES J. V. PEREIRA AND L. PIRIO Abstract. Codimension one webs are configurations of finitely many codi- mension one foliations in general equation among the first integrals of the foliations defining the web reminiscent of Abel's addition the

Pereira, Jorge Vitório

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METRIC PROPERTIES AND EXCEPTIONAL SETS OF THE OPPENHEIM EXPANSIONS  

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METRIC PROPERTIES AND EXCEPTIONAL SETS OF THE OPPENHEIM EXPANSIONS OVER THE FIELD OF LAURENT SERIES in a large class of Oppenheim expansions of Laurent series, including Luroth, Engel, Sylvester expansions properties fail to hold. Key Words and Phrases Oppenheim expansions, Laurent series, #12;nite #12;eld

Fan, Ai-Hua

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Feasibility study of using optical moir?? interferometry technique for fine-grain surface relief in heritage recording.  

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, there is a need for more efficient tools for recording relief contours of irregular surfaces. Ancient heritage sites lack regularity due to erosion and non-standardization of construction. 19 This requires great time and expense to create accurate..., there is a need for more efficient tools for recording relief contours of irregular surfaces. Ancient heritage sites lack regularity due to erosion and non-standardization of construction. 19 This requires great time and expense to create accurate...

Al-Ratrout, Samer Abdulmunim

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DRAFT - DOE O 329.2, Excepted Service Authority for Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) EQ Pay Plan Employees  

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To establish requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using the following DOE excepted service authority: Section 313 division D of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 (Public Law 113-76), hereafter referred to as appointment authority EWQ and pay plan EQ.

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General dynamical description of quasi-adiabatically encircling exceptional points  

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The appearance of so-called exceptional points in the complex spectra of non-Hermitian systems is often associated with phenomena that contradict our physical intuition. One example of particular interest is the state-exchange process predicted for an adiabatic encircling of an exceptional point. In this work we analyze this process for the generic system of two coupled oscillator modes with loss or gain. We identify a characteristic system evolution consisting of periods of quasi-stationarity interrupted by abrupt non-adiabatic transitions. Our findings explain the breakdown of the adiabatic theorem as well as the chiral behavior noticed previously in this context, and we provide a unified framework to describe quasi-adiabatic dynamical effects in non-Hermitian systems in a qualitative and quantitative way.

Thomas J. Milburn; Jrg Doppler; Catherine A. Holmes; Stefano Portolan; Stefan Rotter; Peter Rabl

2014-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

To establish requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using the following DOE excepted service authority: a. Section 621(d) of the DOE Organization Act (42 United States Code (U.S.C.), section 7231(d), hereafter referred to as pay plan EJ. b. Section 3161(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 (Public Law 103-337, October 5, 1994) and renewals, hereafter referred to as pay plan EK.

1994-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Raman Microscopy and Mapping as a Probe for Photodegradation in Surface Relief Gratings Recorded on Layer-by-Layer Films of Congo Red/Polyelectrolyte  

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Raman microscopy, mapping, and surface-enhanced Raman scattering techniques have been applied to investigate the degradation of Congo Red (CR) in a surface relief grating (SRG)...

Constantino, C J L; Aroca, R F; He, J -A; Zucolotto, V; Li, L; Oliveira, O N; Kumar, J; Tripathy, S K

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure and Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Exceptionally Stable Synthetic DNA Hairpins with Stilbenediether Linkers  

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Structure and Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Exceptionally Stable Synthetic DNA Hairpins with Stilbenediether Linkers ...

Frederick D. Lewis; Xiaoyang Liu; Yangsheng Wu; Scott E. Miller; Michael R. Wasielewski; Robert L. Letsinger; Ruslan Sanishvili; Andrzej Joachimiak; Valentina Tereshko; Martin Egli

1999-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Exceptional Ground Accelerations and Velocities Caused by Earthquakes  

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This project aims to understand the characteristics of the free-field strong-motion records that have yielded the 100 largest peak accelerations and the 100 largest peak velocities recorded to date. The peak is defined as the maximum magnitude of the acceleration or velocity vector during the strong shaking. This compilation includes 35 records with peak acceleration greater than gravity, and 41 records with peak velocities greater than 100 cm/s. The results represent an estimated 150,000 instrument-years of strong-motion recordings. The mean horizontal acceleration or velocity, as used for the NGA ground motion models, is typically 0.76 times the magnitude of this vector peak. Accelerations in the top 100 come from earthquakes as small as magnitude 5, while velocities in the top 100 all come from earthquakes with magnitude 6 or larger. Records are dominated by crustal earthquakes with thrust, oblique-thrust, or strike-slip mechanisms. Normal faulting mechanisms in crustal earthquakes constitute under 5% of the records in the databases searched, and an even smaller percentage of the exceptional records. All NEHRP site categories have contributed exceptional records, in proportions similar to the extent that they are represented in the larger database.

Anderson, John

2008-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Westinghouse Earns Mine Safety Award for Exceptional Underground Operations  

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Westinghouse Earns Mine Safety Award Westinghouse Earns Mine Safety Award For Exceptional Underground Operations CARLSBAD, N.M., October 5, 2000 - For the 14 th consecutive year, the Westinghouse Waste Isolation Division (WID) has been recognized for "excellence in underground operations" at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP). On September 19, New Mexico State Inspector of Mines Gilbert Miera and the New Mexico Mining Association presented Westinghouse with the "Mine Operator of the Year" award. The presentation took place at the New Mexico Mining Association's annual convention in Farmington. The "Mine Operator of the Year" award recognizes Westinghouse's close attention to safety in a mining environment. WID received the award in the category of "non-producing

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Deepwater royalty relief product of 3 1/2 year U.S. political effort  

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Against the backdrop of more than 20 years of increasingly stringent environmental regulation, ever-expanding exploration and development moratoria on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), and reductions in producer tax incentives, oil and natural gas exploration companies active in deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico recently won a significant legislative victory. On Nov. 28, 1995, President Clinton signed into law S.395, the Alaska Power Administration Sale Act. Title 3 of S.395 embodies the Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. This landmark legislation provides substantial incentives for oil and natural gas production in the gulf of Mexico by temporarily eliminating royalties on certain deepwater leases. It is the first direct incentive for oil and gas production enacted at the federal level in many years. This paper reviews the elements used to arrive at this successful legislation including the congressional leadership. It describes debates, cabinet level discussions, and use of parlimentary procedures.

Davis, R.E. [Stuntz and Davis, Washington, DC (United States); Neff, S. [Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Washington, DC (United States)

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE EFFECTS OF MAINTENANCE ACTIONS ON THE PFDavg OF SPRING OPERATED PRESSURE RELIEF VALVES  

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The safety integrity level (SIL) of equipment used in safety instrumented functions is determined by the average probability of failure on demand (PFDavg) computed at the time of periodic inspection and maintenance, i.e., the time of proof testing. The computation of PFDavg is generally based solely on predictions or estimates of the assumed constant failure rate of the equipment. However, PFDavg is also affected by maintenance actions (or lack thereof) taken by the end user. This paper shows how maintenance actions can affect the PFDavg of spring operated pressure relief valves (SOPRV) and how these maintenance actions may be accounted for in the computation of the PFDavg metric. The method provides a means for quantifying the effects of changes in maintenance practices and shows how these changes impact plant safety.

Harris, S.; Gross, R.

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Where Did All the Money Go? Congress approved the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to jump start the credit  

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Where Did All the Money Go? Congress approved the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to jump forward that unfortunately remains vague. Inexplicably, the TARP II money did not come with a mandate to use the money to increase lending. Now, covenants come with the distribution of the remaining TARP

Ahmad, Sajjad

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, VOL. 17, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2002 159 Economic Congestion Relief Across Multiple  

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IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, VOL. 17, NO. 1, FEBRUARY 2002 159 Economic Congestion Relief, and Andrew M. Ross Abstract--This paper is concerned with market-based protocols for relieving congestion caused by transactions outside the control area in which the congestion occurred. One approach, proposed

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Date: Jan 2014 Scope of the Water Mission: The Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, authorizes the  

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Date: Jan 2014 Scope of the Water Mission: The Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The contract also includes 2013 and will expire on 31 March 2014. The contract has 4 option years which may be exercised on 1

US Army Corps of Engineers

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Fluoroscopically Guided Feeding Tube Insertion for Relief of Postoperative Gastrointestinal Anastomotic Obstruction and Leakage  

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Purpose. To evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of feeding tube insertion and enteral feeding for the treatment of postoperative gastrointestinal anastomotic obstruction and leakage. Materials and Methods. From June 1999 to June 2002, thirty-four cases of postoperative gastrointestinal anastomotic obstruction and leakage after surgery for gastric carcinoma were treated by insertion of a feeding tube under fluoroscopic guidance. Twenty-one patients were male and 13 were female. The patients' ages ranged from 39 to 74 years (mean age: 61 years). All the patients experienced vomiting, and 15 patients had anastomotic site or duodenal stump leakage. We evaluated the feasibility of feeding tube insertion for enteral feeding to improve the obstruction and facilitate leakage site closure, and the patients' nutritional benefit was also evaluated by checking the serum albumin level between pre- and post-enteral feeding via the feeding tube.Results. Thirty-two patients (94%) were successfully managed by feeding tube insertion, but the remaining two were not managed, and this was due to severe angulations at the anastomotic site. The procedure times for feeding tube insertion ranged from 15 to 60 minutes (mean time: 45 minutes). Twenty-eight patients experienced symptomatic relief of gastrointestinal obstruction, and they were able to resume a normal regular diet after feeding tube removal. Three patients underwent stent insertion due to recurrent symptoms, and one patient underwent jejunostomy feeding due to the presence of a persistent leakage site. Eleven patients achieved leakage site closure after enteral feeding via a feeding tube. The serum albumin level was significant, increased from pre-enteral feeding (2.65 {+-} 0.37 g/dL) to the post-enteral feeding (3.64 {+-} 0.58 g/dL) via the feeding tube (p < 0.001). The duration of follow-up ranged from one to 53 months (mean: 23 months). Conclusion. The insertion of a feeding tube for enteral feeding under fluoroscopic guidance is safe, and it provides effective relief from gastrointestinal anastomotic site obstruction and leakage after gastric surgery. Moreover, our findings indicate that feeding tube insertion for enteral feeding may be used as the primary procedure to treat postoperative anastomotic obstruction and leakage.

Han, Young-Min [Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Department of Radiology (Korea, Republic of)], E-mail: ymhan@chonbuk.ac.kr; Kim, Chan-Young; Yang, Doo-Hyun [Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Department of Surgery (Korea, Republic of); Kwak, Hyo-Sung; Jin, Gong-Yong [Chonbuk National University Medical School and Hospital, Department of Radiology (Korea, Republic of)

2006-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Treatment of biomass to obtain ethanol  

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Ethanol was produced using biocatalysts that are able to ferment sugars derived from treated biomass. Sugars were obtained by pretreating biomass under conditions of high solids and low ammonia concentration, followed by saccharification.

Dunson, Jr., James B. (Newark, DE); Elander, Richard T. (Evergreen, CO); Tucker, III, Melvin P. (Lakewood, CO); Hennessey, Susan Marie (Avondale, PA)

2011-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Assessment of Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel  

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The Department of Energy has completed the Environmental Assessment (EA) of Urgent-Relief Acceptance of Foreign Research Reactor Spent Nuclear Fuel and issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed action. The EA and FONSI are enclosed for your information. The Department has decided to accept a limited number of spent nuclear fuel elements (409 elements) containing uranium that was enriched in the United States from eight research reactors in Austria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland. This action is necessary to maintain the viability of a major US nuclear weapons nonproliferation program to limit or eliminate the use of highly enriched uranium in civil programs. The purpose of the EA is to maintain the cooperation of the foreign research reactor operators with the nonproliferation program while a more extensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is prepared on a proposed broader policy involving the acceptance of up to 15,000 foreign research reactor spent fuel elements over a 10 to 15 year period. Based on an evaluation of transport by commercial container liner or chartered vessel, five eastern seaboard ports, and truck and train modes of transporting the spent fuel overland to the Savannah River Sits, the Department has concluded that no significant impact would result from any combination of port and made of transport. In addition, no significant impacts were found from interim storage of spent fuel at the Savannah River Site.

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1994-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOW TO OBTAIN EIA PRODUCTS AND SERVICES  

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

HOW TO OBTAIN EIA PRODUCTS AND SERVICES HOW TO OBTAIN EIA PRODUCTS AND SERVICES For further information on any or the following services, or for answers to energy information questions, please contact ElA's National Energy Information Outer National Energy Infomtaiion Center (NEIC) (202) 586-8800 Energy Information Administration (202) 586-0727 (fax) l-orrtslal Ituilding, Roam 1F-048 TTY: (202) 586-1ISI Washington. DC 20585 E-mail: infocir@eia.doc.gov Electronic Products and Services ElA's Internet Site Services offer nearly all E1A publications. Users can view and download selected pages or entire reports, search Tor information, download LIA tlaia and analysis applications, and find out about new KIA information products aitd sen-ices, World Wide Web: http://www.eia.doe.KOV Gopher: go ph« r ://go ph er .eia .d oe. gov

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Impact of Wildfires on Ozone Exceptional Events in the Western U.S.  

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Impact of Wildfires on Ozone Exceptional Events in the Western U.S. ... ? National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 80307, United States ...

Daniel A. Jaffe; Nicole Wigder; Nicole Downey; Gabriele Pfister; Anne Boynard; Stephen B. Reid

2013-08-27T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - aids policy exceptionalism Sample Search...  

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5272009 Page 4 of 4 Special SituationsExceptions None. Related Policies... Policy 1603 Identity Theft Red Flags Policy Responsible Office Office of the General Counsel......

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Tarifs Tlphonique (26/12/2013) -Page 1/5 Destination Tarifs Fixe Tarifs mobile Exception  

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/5 Destination Tarifs Fixe Tarifs mobile Exception Comores 0,49/mn 0,49/mn Congo 0,49/mn 0,49/mn Congo RDC 0

Rossi, Vivien

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Obtaining the best subset in regression analysis  

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and patience during this undertaking. 111 TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapte r Page I. INTRODUCTION Statement of the Problem. Review of the Literature Summary of Research 1 2 6 DEVELOPMENT OF THE SELECTION PROCEDURE Preliminary Remarks The Selection... = p'B - p' Bk (2 () If k & r, this method of determining a is inefficient since it re- quires the inversion of the k x k matrix C . In Lemma 2 below, an alternate expression for a is obtained which requires only the inver- sion of an r x r matrix...

Leslie, Robert Norton

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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THE GREEN CONJECTURE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CURVES ON A MARIAN APRODU (IMAR) AND GIANLUCA PACIENZA (IRMA)  

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THE GREEN CONJECTURE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CURVES ON A K3 SURFACE MARIAN APRODU (IMAR) AND GIANLUCA PACIENZA (IRMA) Abstract. We use the Brill-Noether theory to prove the Green conjecture for exceptional by Green, and Green-Lazarsfeld, pointed out to some deep links between the intrinsic properties

Pacienza, Gianluca

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THE GREEN CONJECTURE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CURVES ON A K3 SURFACE  

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THE GREEN CONJECTURE FOR EXCEPTIONAL CURVES ON A K3 SURFACE to prove the Green conjecture f* *or exceptional curves on K3 surfaces. Such curves count among made in the eighties by Green, and Green-Lazarsfeld, pointed * *out to some deep links between

Pacienza, Gianluca

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DETERMINATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE BAYH-DOLE ACT FOR  

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

DETERMINATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE BAYH-DOLE ACT DETERMINATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE BAYH-DOLE ACT FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND ADVANCED ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES DETERMINATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE BAYH-DOLE ACT FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, AND ADVANCED ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Under the Bayh-Dole Act, 35 U.S.C. §§ 200-12 ("Bayh-Dole"), Federal agencies may determine that "exceptional circumstances" exist such that a modification in the patent rights disposition provided under the Act would better promote its objectives. DEC for Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Advanced Energy Declaration of Exceptional Circumstances FAQs More Documents & Publications Class Patent Waiver W(C)2012-001 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2010-006 Class Patent Waiver W(C)2009-021

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Support for Steffes Corporation, Application for Exception, OHA Case No. EXC-14-0002  

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I am writing you today in support of the Steffes Corporations Application for Exception, as identified above. Grid-interactive electric thermal storage using electric resistance technology, like...

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POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM #38 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING QUALITY STEP INCREASES  

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To issue a blanket exception to DOE Order 331.C Admin Change 2 regarding the discretionary approvals of Quality Step Increases (QSIs) and Quality Increases (QIs) when an employee received a Within Grade Increase (WGI) during the annual performance cycle.

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A porous covalent porphyrin framework with exceptional uptake capacity of saturated hydrocarbons oil spill cleanup  

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Yamamoto homo-coupling reaction of tetra(4-bromophenyl)porphyrin afforded a porous covalent porphyrin framework, PCPF-1, which features strong hydrophobicity and oleophilicity and demonstrates exceptional adsorptive capacities for saturated hydrocarbons and gasoline.

Wang, Xi-Sen; Liu, Jian; Bonefont, Jean M.; Yuan, Da-Qiang; Thallapally, Praveen K.; Ma, Shengqian

2013-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

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ESTIMATED SIL LEVELS AND RISK COMPARISONS FOR RELIEF VALVES AS A FUNCTION OF TIME-IN-SERVICE  

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Risk-based inspection methods enable estimation of the probability of spring-operated relief valves failing on demand at the United States Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS) in Aiken, South Carolina. The paper illustrates an approach based on application of the Frechet and Weibull distributions to SRS and Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Process Equipment Reliability Database (PERD) proof test results. The methodology enables the estimation of ANSI/ISA-84.00.01 Safety Integrity Levels (SILs) as well as the potential change in SIL level due to modification of the maintenance schedule. Current SRS practices are reviewed and recommendations are made for extending inspection intervals. The paper compares risk-based inspection with specific SILs as maintenance intervals are adjusted. Groups of valves are identified in which maintenance times can be extended as well as different groups in which an increased safety margin may be needed.

Harris, S.

2012-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Reversing the Pump-Dependence of a Laser at an Exceptional Point  

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When two resonant modes in a system with gain or loss coalesce in both their resonance position and their width, a so-called "Exceptional Point" occurs which acts as a source of non-trivial physics in a diverse range of systems. Lasers provide a natural setting to study such "non-Hermitian degeneracies", since they feature resonant modes and a gain material as their basic constituents. Here we show that Exceptional Points can be conveniently induced in a photonic molecule laser by a suitable variation of the applied pump. Using a pair of coupled micro-disk quantum cascade lasers, we demonstrate that in the vicinity of these Exceptional Points the laser shows a characteristic reversal of its pump-dependence, including a strongly decreasing intensity of the emitted laser light for increasing pump power. This result establishes photonic molecule lasers as promising tools for exploring many further fascinating aspects of Exceptional Points, like a strong line-width enhancement and the coherent perfect absorption of light in their vicinity as well as non-trivial mode-switching and the accumulation of a geometric phase when encircling an Exceptional Point parametrically.

M. Brandstetter; M. Liertzer; C. Deutsch; P. Klang; J. Schberl; H. E. Treci; G. Strasser; K. Unterrainer; S. Rotter

2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's...

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Arene Trifluoromethylation: An Effective Strategy to Obtain Air...  

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Effective Strategy to Obtain Air-Stable nType Organic Semiconductors with Tunable Optoelectronic Arene Trifluoromethylation: An Effective Strategy to Obtain Air-Stable nType...

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Step 5b: Help Program Contractors Obtain the Necessary Equipment...  

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

b: Help Program Contractors Obtain the Necessary Equipment Step 5b: Help Program Contractors Obtain the Necessary Equipment In addition to equipment for installing energy...

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biodiversity over the past two decades, but, except for a few flagship species, detailed  

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biodiversity over the past two decades, but, except for a few flagship species, detailed studies disturbance from increased navigation are also likely to negatively impact the riverine biodiversity. To alleviate these problems and conserve biodiversity, establishing nature reserves in biodiversity hotspots

Li, Zhanqing

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Solar change and climate: an update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum  

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...review-article 2010 Anniversary Series 1005 41 169 Solar change and climate: an update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum Mike Lockwood 1 2 * * m.lockwood...Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK Solar outputs during the current solar minimum...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Macdonald's Constant Term Conjectures For Exceptional Root Systems* Frank G. Garvan and Gaston Gonnet  

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Macdonald's Constant Term Conjectures For Exceptional Root Systems* A Frank G. Garvan and Gaston Gonnet bstract: We announce proofs of Macdonald's constant term conjectures for the affine root systems result mply that Macdonald's conjectures are true in form for any root system, and the complete truth

Garvan, Frank

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising current UCI undergraduate Engineering students may petition for streamlined admission directly  

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising current UCI undergraduate Engineering students may numbered 200-289. How to Petition: Students are required to submit an Accelerated Status Petition Form) to the Graduate Student Affairs Office (5400 Engineering Hall). Students may join the Accelerated Status at any

Mease, Kenneth D.

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising current UCI undergraduate Engineering students may petition for streamlined admission directly  

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising current UCI undergraduate Engineering students may numbered 200-289. How to Petition: Students are required to submit an Accelerated Status Petition Form) to the Graduate Student Affairs Office (305 Rockwell Engineering Center). Students may join the Accelerated Status

Mease, Kenneth D.

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Recrystallization and modification of the stainless-steel surface relief under photonic heat load in powerful plasma discharges  

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Targets made of ITER-grade 316L(N)-IG stainless steel and Russian-grade 12Cr18Ni10Ti stainless steel with a close composition were exposed at the QSPA-T plasma gun to plasma photonic radiation pulses simulating conditions of disruption mitigation in ITER. After a large number of pulses, modification of the stainless-steel surface was observed, such as the formation of a wavy structure, irregular roughness, and cracks on the target surface. X-ray and optic microscopic analyses of targets revealed changes in the orientation and dimensions of crystallites (grains) over a depth of up to 20 ?m for 316L(N)-IG stainless steel after 200 pulses and up to 40 ?m for 12Cr18Ni10Ti stainless steel after 50 pulses, which is significantly larger than the depth of the layer melted in one pulse (?10 ?m). In a series of 200 tests of ITER-grade 316L(N)-IG ITER stainless steel, a linear increase in the height of irregularity (roughness) with increasing number of pulses at a rate of up to ?1 ?m per pulse was observed. No alteration in the chemical composition of the stainless-steel surface in the series of tests was revealed. A model is developed that describes the formation of wavy irregularities on the melted metal surface with allowance for the nonlinear stage of instability of the melted layer with a vapor/plasma flow above it. A decisive factor in this case is the viscous flow of the melted metal from the troughs to tops of the wavy structure. The model predicts saturation of the growth of the wavy structure when its amplitude becomes comparable with its wavelength. Approaches to describing the observed stochastic relief and roughness of the stainless-steel surface formed in the series of tests are considered. The recurrence of the melting-solidification process in which mechanisms of the hill growth compete with the spreading of the material from the hills can result in the formation of a stochastic relief.

Budaev, V. P., E-mail: budaev@mail.ru; Martynenko, Yu. V. [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation)] [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation); Khimchenko, L. N. [Project Center ITER (Russian Federation)] [Project Center ITER (Russian Federation); Zhitlukhin, A. M.; Klimov, N. S. [Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research (Russian Federation)] [Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research (Russian Federation); Pitts, R. A. [ITER Organization (France)] [ITER Organization (France); Linke, J. [EURATOM Association, Forschungszentrum Jlich GmbH (Germany)] [EURATOM Association, Forschungszentrum Jlich GmbH (Germany); Bazylev, B. [IHM, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)] [IHM, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany); Belova, N. E.; Karpov, A. V. [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation)] [National Research Centre Kurchatov Institute (Russian Federation); Kovalenko, D. V.; Podkovyrov, V. L.; Yaroshevskaya, A. D. [Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research (Russian Federation)] [Troitsk Institute for Innovation and Fusion Research (Russian Federation)

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Composition pulling effect and strain relief mechanism in AlGaN/AlN distributed Bragg reflectors  

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We report on the composition pulling effect and strain relief mechanism in AlGaN/AlN distributed Bragg reflectors (DBRs) grown on GaN template/{alpha}-Al{sub 2}O{sub 3}(0001) by metal organic chemical vapor deposition. The reciprocal space mapping contours reveal that these DBRs are coherently grown. Cross-section transmission electron microscopy image of the AlGaN/AlN DBRs and the energy-dispersive x-ray analysis indicate that an AlGaN layer with gradient Al composition is located between the Al{sub 0.4}Ga{sub 0.6}N and AlN layers along the [0001] direction. It is attributed to the fact that Ga atoms in AlGaN are pulled and segregated to the upper layer by the strain. The density of strain energy is estimated to reduce more than one order by forming this quasi-three-sublayer structure comparing to the designed bi-sublayer structure.

Liu, B.; Zhang, R.; Ji, X. L.; Fu, D. Y.; Xie, Z. L.; Chen, D. J.; Chen, P.; Jiang, R. L.; Zheng, Y. D. [Jiangsu Provincial Key Laboratory of Advanced Photonic and Electronic Materials, School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing National Laboratory of Microstructures, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China); Zheng, J. G. [California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, University of California, Irvine, California 92697-2800 (United States)

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Dented Diamonds, Carbon Cages and Exceptional Potential | U.S. DOE Office  

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News » Featured Articles » 2012 » Dented News » Featured Articles » 2012 » Dented Diamonds, Carbon Cages and Exceptional Potential News Featured Articles 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 Science Headlines 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 08.27.12 Dented Diamonds, Carbon Cages and Exceptional Potential Office of Science supported researchers develop new material with amazing hardness and exciting possibilities. Print Text Size: A A A Subscribe FeedbackShare Page Click to enlarge photo. Enlarge Photo Simulated structures showing the starting material of carbon-60 Image courtesy of Carnegie Institute of Washington Simulated structures showing the starting material of carbon-60

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Exceptional Lie Algebras, SU(3) and Jordan Pairs Part 2: Zorn-type Representations  

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A representation of the exceptional Lie algebras is presented. It reflects a simple unifying view and it is realized in terms of Zorn-type matrices. The role of the underlying Jordan pair and Jordan algebra content is crucial in the development of the structure. Each algebra contains three Jordan pairs sharing the same Lie algebra of automorphisms and the same external su(3) symmetry. Applications in physics are outlined.

Alessio Marrani; Piero Truini

2014-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical evaluation report, TMI action NUREG-0737 (II.D.1), relief and safety valve testing, Comanche Peak, Unit 2, Docket No. 50-446  

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In the past, safety and relief valves installed in the primary coolant system of light water reactors have performed improperly. As a result, the authors of NUREG-0578 (TMI-2 Lessons Learned Task Force Status Report and Short-Term Recommendations) and, subsequently, NUREG-0737 (Clarification of TMI Action Plan Requirements) recommended development and completion of programs to do two things. First, the programs should reevaluate the functional performance capabilities of pressurized water reactor safety, relief, and block valves. Second, they should verify the integrity of the pressurizer safety and relief valve piping systems for normal, transient, and accident conditions. This report documents the review of those programs by EG&G Idaho, Inc. Specifically, this report documents the review of the Comanche Peak, Unit 2, Applicant response to the requirements of NUREG-0578 and NUREG-0737. This review found the Applicant provided an acceptable response reconfirming they met General Design Criteria 14, 15, and 30 of Appendix A to 10 CFR 50 for the subject equipment.

Fineman, C.P.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Silane Modification of Glass and Silica Surfaces to Obtain Equally...  

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Silane Modification of Glass and Silica Surfaces to Obtain Equally Oil-Wet Surfaces in Glass-Covered Silicon Micromodel Silane Modification of Glass and Silica Surfaces to Obtain...

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INTEG. AND COMP. BIOL., 42:352359 (2002) Host Specificity in Ectomycorrhizal Communities: What Do the Exceptions Tell Us?1  

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Do the Exceptions Tell Us?1 THOMAS D. BRUNS,2 MARTIN I. BIDARTONDO, AND D. LEE TAYLOR Department we examine two exceptional cases of specificity to see what they tell us about the advantages of specificity, how it is initiated, and the potential role that it plays in complex ecosystems. The first case

California at Berkeley, University of

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Synthesis, Structure, and Photochemistry of Exceptionally Stable Synthetic DNA Hairpins with Stilbene Diether Linkers  

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Synthesis, Structure, and Photochemistry of Exceptionally Stable Synthetic DNA Hairpins with Stilbene Diether Linkers ... Bis(oligonucleotide) conjugates with synthetic linkers connecting short complementary oligonucleotides are known to form synthetic DNA or RNA hairpins which are, in some cases, more stable than natural hairpins possessing nucleotide linkers.1 Letsinger and Wu2 reported the use of a stilbenedicarboxamide (Sa, Chart 1) linker which formed stable hairpin structures possessing as few as three T:A or two G:C base pairs. ... The ability of the Sa linker to serve as an electron acceptor has been exploited in our studies of hole injection and migration processes in synthetic DNA hairpins. ...

Frederick D. Lewis; Yansheng Wu; Xiaoyang Liu

2002-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Lab obtains approval to begin design on new radioactive waste...  

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New radioactive waste staging facility Lab obtains approval to begin design on new radioactive waste staging facility The 4-acre complex will include multiple staging buildings...

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OBTAINING LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS FOR IDEAL GASES USING ELASTIC COLLISIONS  

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OBTAINING LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS FOR IDEAL GASES USING ELASTIC COLLISIONS STEPHEN MONTGOMERY law of expansion of ideal gases. 1. The Second Law of Thermodynamics A thermally isolated container-SMITH AND HANNAH MORGAN Abstract. The purpose of this note is to see to what extent ideal gas laws can be obtained

Montgomery-Smith, Stephen

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An important challenge in magnetic fusion research is to obtain...  

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Ways to reduce your tokamak heating bill: Gaining control of edge transport barriers on Alcator C-Mod A crucial challenge in magnetic fusion is to obtain high energy confinement in...

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Treatment of biomass to obtain a target chemical  

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Target chemicals were produced using biocatalysts that are able to ferment sugars derived from treated biomass. Sugars were obtained by pretreating biomass under conditions of high solids and low ammonia concentration, followed by saccharification.

Dunson, Jr., James B. (Newark, DE); Tucker, III, Melvin P. (Lakewood, CO); Elander, Richard T. (Evergreen, CO); Hennessey, Susan Marie (Avondale, PA)

2010-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Vibration Testing of Bridge Stay Cables to Obtain Damping Values  

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This paper discusses a series of tests performed on a cable stayed bridge in British Columbia, Canada to obtain the cable damping properties. Free vibration tests were performed on selected cables, in two phases:...

Martin E. Turek; Carlos E. Ventura; Khaled Shawwaf

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure and photoinduced electron transfer in exceptionally stable synthetic DNA hairpins with stilbenediether linkers  

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Bis(oligonucleotide) conjugates with synthetic linkers connecting short complementary oligonucleotides are known to form synthetic DNA or RNA hairpins which are, in some cases, more stable than natural hairpins which possess oligonucleotide linkers. The authors report here that conjugates possessing stilbenediether (SE) linkers form exceptionally stable (poly)dT-SE-(poly)dA hairpins. The crystal structure of a Se-bridged hairpin confirms that it adopts a B-form structure in which the stilbene is {pi}-stacked with the adjacent base pair. The stilbenediether also mediates novel lattice interactions that are distinct from those normally found in DNA crystals. The singlet excited state of the stilbenediether is a strong electron donor which is rapidly quenched by either neighboring dT-dA or dC-dG base pairs which function as electron acceptors. This behavior is complementary to that of conjugates possessing a stilbenedicarboxamide linker (SA, Chart 1), which serves as an electron acceptor.

Lewis, F.D.; Liu, X.; Wu, Y. [and others

1999-10-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Fano-Feshbach resonances in two-channel scattering around exceptional points  

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It is well known that in open quantum systems resonances can coalesce at an exceptional point, where both the energies {\\em and} the wave functions coincide. In contrast to the usual behaviour of the scattering amplitude at one resonance, the coalescence of two resonances invokes a pole of second order in the Green's function, in addition to the usual first order pole. We show that the interference due to the two pole terms of different order gives rise to patterns in the scattering cross section which closely resemble Fano-Feshbach resonances. We demonstrate this by extending previous work on the analogy of Fano-Feshbach resonances to classical resonances in a system of two driven coupled damped harmonic oscillators.

W D Heiss; G Wunner

2014-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Catalytic oxidative conversion of cellulosic biomass to formic acid and acetic acid with exceptionally high yields  

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Abstract Direct conversion of raw biomass materials to fine chemicals is of great significance from both economic and ecological perspectives. In this paper, we report that a Keggin-type vanadium-substituted phosphomolybdic acid catalyst, namely H4PVMo11O40, is capable of converting various biomass-derived substrates to formic acid and acetic acid with high selectivity in a water medium and oxygen atmosphere. Under optimized reaction conditions, \\{H4PVMo11O40\\} gave an exceptionally high yield of formic acid (67.8%) from cellulose, far exceeding the values achieved in previous catalytic systems. Our study demonstrates that heteropoly acids are generally effective catalysts for biomass conversion due to their strong acidities, whereas the composition of metal addenda atoms in the catalysts has crucial influence on the reaction pathway and the product selectivity.

Jizhe Zhang; Miao Sun; Xin Liu; Yu Han

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Injury experience in nonmetallic mineral mining (except stone and coal), 1989  

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This Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) informational report reviews in detail the occupational injury and illness experience of nonmetallic mineral mining (except stone and coal) in the United States for 1989. Data reported by operators of mining establishments concerning work injuries are summarized by work location, accident classification, part of body injured, nature of injury, occupation, and principal type of mineral. Related information on employment, worktime, and operating activity also is presented. Data reported by independent contractors performing certain work at mining locations are depicted separately in this report. For ease of comparison with other metal and nonmetallic mineral mining industries and with coal mining, summary reference tabulations are included at the end of both the operator and the contractor sections of this report. 3 figs., 46 tabs.

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1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment |  

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Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site. CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site. Piping in the east boiler basement of the sodium processing building was color coded for easy identification. Orange indicates sodium and green identifies cooling water.

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Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment |  

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Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site. CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site. Piping in the east boiler basement of the sodium processing building was color coded for easy identification. Orange indicates sodium and green identifies cooling water.

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Obtaining the Bidirectional Transfer Distribution Function of Isotropically  

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Obtaining the Bidirectional Transfer Distribution Function of Isotropically Obtaining the Bidirectional Transfer Distribution Function of Isotropically Scattering Materials Using an Integrating Sphere Title Obtaining the Bidirectional Transfer Distribution Function of Isotropically Scattering Materials Using an Integrating Sphere Publication Type Journal Article LBNL Report Number LBNL-61826 Year of Publication 2007 Authors Jonsson, Jacob C., and Henrik Branden Journal Optics Communications Volume 277 Pagination 228-236 Call Number LBNL-61826 Abstract This paper demonstrates a method to determine the bidirectional transfer distribution function (BTDF) using an integrating sphere. Information about the sample's angle dependent scattering is obtained by making transmittance measurements with the sample at different distances from the integrating sphere. Knowledge about the illuminated area of the sample and the geometry of the sphere port in combination with the measured data combines to an system of equations that includes the angle dependent transmittance. The resulting system of equations is an ill-posed problem which rarely gives a physical solution. A solvable system is obtained by using Tikhonov regularization on the ill-posed problem. The solution to this system can then be used to obtain the BTDF. Four bulk-scattering samples were characterised using both two goniophotometers and the described method to verify the validity of the new method. The agreement shown is great for the more diffuse samples. The solution to the low-scattering samples contains unphysical oscillations, but still gives the correct shape of the solution. The origin of the oscillations and why they are more prominent in low-scattering samples are discussed.

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A siderophore from a marine bacterium with an exceptional ferric ion affinity constant  

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... conformation of alterobactin A and the iron(m)-altero-bactin A complex using HyperChem (Autodesk, Inc). The predicted conformation of alterobactin A (a) was obtained by minimization ...

Richard T. Reid; David H. Livet; D. John Faulkner; Alison Butler

1993-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I  

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OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I Employees at the University of Hawai`i fall into one of four distinct categories of employment ­ civil service, faculty, administrative of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University

Olsen, Stephen L.

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Brain Mapping Using Topology Graphs Obtained by Surface Segmentation  

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Brain Mapping Using Topology Graphs Obtained by Surface Segmentation Fabien Vivodtzev1 , Lars@ucdavis.edu Summary. Brain mapping is a technique used to alleviate the tedious and time- consuming process of annotating brains by mapping existing annotations from brain atlases to individual brains. We introduce

Linsen, Lars

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Math Minute 2.1 What Can You Learn from a Dot Plot? 1. Suppose that two sequences are identical except that a segment is inverted in one  

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except that a segment is inverted in one sequence, relative to the other. Explain how such an inversion

Campbell, A. Malcolm

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IMPORTANT TAX INFORMATION The Federal Tax Relief Act of 1997 may provide an opportunity for tax savings  

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savings through the Hope Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit. The Hope Tax Credit has a maximum tax credit which is available for students in either the first or second year of post be obtained at http://ut1098.tennessee.edu/ If you feel you qualify for the tax credit, and did not keep

Tennessee, University of

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Posters Comparisons of Brightness Temperature Measurements and Calculations Obtained  

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Posters Comparisons of Brightness Temperature Measurements and Calculations Obtained During the Spectral Radiance Experiment Y. Han, J. B. Snider, and E. R. Westwater National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Environmental Research Laboratories/Environmental Technology Laboratory Boulder, Colorado S. H. Melfi National Aeronautics and Space Administration Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland R. A. Ferrare Hughes STX Corporation Lanham, Maryland Introduction In radiometric remote sensing of the atmosphere, the ability to calculate radiances from underlying state variables is fundamental. To infer temperature and water vapor profiles from satellite- or ground-based radiometers, one must determine cloud-free regions and then calculate clear-sky radiance emerging from the top of the earth's

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Spin and orbital magnetization loops obtained using magnetic Compton scattering  

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We present an application of magnetic Compton scattering (MCS) to decompose a total magnetization loop into spin and orbital magnetization contributions. A spin magnetization loop of SmAl{sub 2} was measured by recording the intensity of magnetic Compton scattering as a function of applied magnetic field. Comparing the spin magnetization loop with the total magnetization one measured by a vibrating sample magnetometer, the orbital magnetization loop was obtained. The data display an anti-coupled behavior between the spin and orbital magnetizations and confirm that the orbital part dominates the magnetization.

Itou, M.; Sakurai, Y. [Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, SPring-8, Hyogo 679-5198 (Japan)] [Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, SPring-8, Hyogo 679-5198 (Japan); Koizumi, A. [Graduate School of Materials Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678-1297 (Japan)] [Graduate School of Materials Science, University of Hyogo, Hyogo 678-1297 (Japan)

2013-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

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How to obtain the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS)  

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The National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) NEMS is used by the modelers at the U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) who understand its structure and programming. NEMS has only been used by a few organizations outside of the EIA, because most people that requested NEMS found out that it was too difficult or rigid to use. NEMS is not typically used for state-level analysis and is poorly suited for application to other countries. However, many do obtain the model simply to use the data in its input files or to examine the source code.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Philosophy Courses All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement --except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses  

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Philosophy Courses Fall 2012 All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement -- except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses in Math/Logic. Many philosophy courses (e.g., Business Ethics, Philosophy of Law) complement other major programs. For those with a sustained interest

Young, Paul Thomas

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Philosophy Courses All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement --except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses  

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Philosophy Courses Fall 2014 All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement -- except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses in Math/Logic. Many philosophy courses (e.g., Business Ethics, Philosophy of Law) complement other major programs. For those with a sustained interest

Kasman, Alex

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Philosophy Courses All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement --except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses  

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Philosophy Courses Fall 2013 All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement -- except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses in Math/Logic. Many philosophy courses (e.g., Business Ethics, Philosophy of Law) complement other major programs. For those with a sustained interest

Kunkle, Tom

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Philosophy Courses All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement --except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses  

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Philosophy Courses Fall 2011 All philosophy courses satisfy the Humanities requirement -- except 120, which counts as one of the two required courses in Math/Logic. Many philosophy courses (e.g., Business Ethics, Philosophy of Law) complement other major programs. For those with a sustained interest

Young, Paul Thomas

125

Hydrocarbon-fueled internal combustion engines: "the worst form of vehicle propulsion... except for all the other forms"  

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Hydrocarbon-fueled internal combustion engines: "the worst form of vehicle propulsion... except of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1453 Introduction Hydrocarbon-fueled internal combustion engines. For the purposes of this paper: An internal combustion engine is a heat engine (a device in which thermal energy

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A new species of giant sengi or elephant-shrew (genus Rhynchocyon) highlights the exceptional biodiversity of the  

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A new species of giant sengi or elephant-shrew (genus Rhynchocyon) highlights the exceptional Keywords elephant-shrew; sengi; new species; Rhynchocyon udzungwensis; Macroscelidea; Eastern Arc Mountains of sengi, or elephant-shrew, is described. It was discovered in the northern Udzungwa Mountains of Tanzania

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may, during their junior, senior, or fifth year, petition  

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may, during an Accelerated Status Petition Form, as well as the Faculty Advisor Recommendation Form and Letter (in a signed join the Accelerated Status at any time during junior, senior, or 5th year. It is recommended to join

George, Steven C.

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Accelerated Admissions Program Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may, during their junior, senior, or fifth year, apply for  

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Accelerated Admissions Program Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may to the Accelerated Admissions Program must: · be in their junior, senior, or 5th year of undergraduate study. · must to submit an Accelerated Admissions Application Form, as well as the Faculty Advisor Recommendation Form

Tang, William C

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may, during their junior, senior, or fifth year, petition  

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Accelerated Status Exceptionally promising UCI undergraduate Engineering students may, during Engineering graduate course numbered 200-289. How to Petition: Students are required to submit an Accelerated the Accelerated Status at any time during junior, senior, or 5th year. It is recommended to join as early

George, Steven C.

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Obtaining slow beam spills at the SSC collider  

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There is substantial interest in providing slow-spill external proton beams in parallel with ``interaction running`` at the 20 TeV SSC collider. The proposal is to cause a flux of particles to impinge on a target consisting of a bent crystal extraction channel. Additionally, a slow spill onto a conventional internal target could be used as a source of secondary beams for physics or test purposes and might also be used for B-physics as proposed for HERA. The ``natural`` beam loss rates from elastic and diffractive beam gas scattering and IP collisions are not sufficient to provide suitably intense external proton beams. To prevent loss of luminosity, the rf excitation is non-linear and preferentially blows up the halo of the beam. The ``target`` is to be located at a region of high dispersion forcing particles at the edge of the momentum space onto the target. T. Lohse in this workshop has described a proposed internal target to be used at HERA that will not employ rf excitation but will use the finite loss rates observed at the HERA machine. The Hera losses are caused by a variety of sources in addition to beam gas scattering or IP interactions. Initially, the beam lifetime at HERA was too short to obtain satisfactory integrated luminosities. Subsequently, through careful attention to detail, the beam lifetime was increased to > 20 hours. Even with these changes, present loss rates provide the required intensity onto an internal target. The Tevatron and SPS proton anti-proton colliders have had similar experiences with their investigations of loss rates and also find that beam lifetimes may be substantially shorter than expected solely from beam gas and IP interactions. This paper proposes deliberately introducing controlled errors li

Ritson, D.

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EVALUATION OF SPRING OPERATED RELIEF VALVE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS AND EXTENSION OF MAINTENANCE TIMES USING A WEIBULL ANALYSIS WITH MODIFIED BAYESIAN UPDATING  

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The Savannah River Site (SRS) spring operated pressure relief valve (SORV) maintenance intervals were evaluated using an approach provided by the American Petroleum Institute (API RP 581) for risk-based inspection technology (RBI). In addition, the impact of extending the inspection schedule was evaluated using Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS). The API RP 581 approach is characterized as a Weibull analysis with modified Bayesian updating provided by SRS SORV proof testing experience. Initial Weibull parameter estimates were updated as per SRS's historical proof test records contained in the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Process Equipment Reliability Database (PERD). The API RP 581 methodology was used to estimate the SORV's probability of failing on demand (PFD), and the annual expected risk. The API RP 581 methodology indicates that the current SRS maintenance plan is conservative. Cost savings may be attained in certain mild service applications that present low PFD and overall risk. Current practices are reviewed and recommendations are made for extending inspection intervals. The paper gives an illustration of the inspection costs versus the associated risks by using API RP 581 Risk Based Inspection (RBI) Technology. A cost effective maintenance frequency balancing both financial risk and inspection cost is demonstrated.

Harris, S.; Gross, R.; Mitchell, E.

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical evaluation report TMI action -- NUREG-0737 (II.D.1). Relief and safety valve testing, Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2 (Dockets 50-390 and 50-391)  

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In the past, safety and relief valves installed in the primary coolant system of light water reactors have performed improperly. As a result, the authors of NUREG-0578 (TMI-2 Lessons Learned Task Force Status Report and Short-Term Recommendations) and, subsequently, NUREG-0737 (Clarification of TMI Action Plan Requirements) recommended development and completion of programs to do two things. First, they should reevaluate the functional performance capabilities of pressurized water reactor safety, relief, and block valves. Second, they should verify the integrity of the pressurizer safety and relief valve piping systems for normal, transient, and accident conditions. This report documents the review of those programs by Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company. Specifically, this report documents the review of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Units 1 and 2, Applicant response to the requirements of NUREG-0578 and NUREG-0737. This review found the Applicant provided an acceptable response reconfirming they met General Design Criteria 14, 15, and 30 of Appendix A to 10 CFR 50 for the subject equipment. It should also be noted Lockheed Idaho performed this review for both Units 1 and 2. However, the applicability of this review to Unit 2 depends on verifying that the Unit 2 as-built system conforms to the Unit 1 design reviewed in this report.

Fineman, C.P.

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quasi-exceptional domains  

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Jun 11, 2014 ... of u can be interpreted as stream lines of a two-dimensional station- ary flow of ideal ...... pressure gas bubbles in the flow. The first examples of...

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Rapid Relief: A Prefabricated Response  

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the industrial revolution and that with these new tools, progress should occur accordingly. Le Corbusier goes on to explain how ?it is not right that we should produce bad things because of a bad tool; nor is it right that we should waste our energy, our..., potable water, power, medication, sanitation, adequate sheltering, and any form of organizational help? (Cutter and Gall, 2012). All in all, ?FEMA failed to fulfill its responsibilities as the leading coordinating emergency management institution...

Gohmert, Brent Cole

2013-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

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T-723:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain...  

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Obtain Information, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Execute Arbitrary Code T-723:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Information, Conduct...

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U-163: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially...  

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63: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code U-163: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain...

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On the Unequal Distribution of Weight and Support in Ships, and Its Effects in Still Water, in Waves, and in Exceptional Positions on Shore.  

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1 January 1870 research-article On the Unequal Distribution of Weight and Support in Ships, and Its Effects in Still Water, in Waves, and in Exceptional Positions on Shore. E. J. Reed The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR...

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A High-Conduction Ge Substituted Li3AsS4 Solid Electrolyte with Exceptional Low Activation Energy  

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Lithium-ion conducting solid electrolytes show potential to enable high-energy-density secondary batteries and offer distinctive safety features as an advantage over traditional liquid electrolytes. Achieving the combination of high ionic conductivity, low activation energy, and outstanding electrochemical stability in crystalline solid electrolytes is a challenge for the synthesis of novel solid electrolytes. Herein we report an exceptionally low activation energy (Ea) and high room temperature superionic conductivity via facile aliovalent substitution of Li3AsS4 by Ge, which increased the conductivity by two orders of magnitude as compared to the parent compound. The composition Li3.334Ge0.334As0.666S4 has a high ionic conductivity of 1.12 mScm-1 at 27oC. Local Li+ hopping in this material is accompanied by distinctive low activation energy Ea of 0.17 eV being the lowest of Li+ solid conductors. Furthermore, this study demonstrates the efficacy of surface passivation of solid electrolyte to achieve compatibility with metallic lithium electrodes.

Sahu, Gayatri [ORNL; Rangasamy, Ezhiylmurugan [ORNL; Li, Juchuan [ORNL; Chen, Yan [ORNL; An, Ke [ORNL; Dudney, Nancy J [ORNL; Liang, Chengdu [ORNL

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Remarkable optics of short-pitch deformed helix ferroelectric liquid crystals: symmetries, exceptional points and polarization-resolved angular patterns  

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In order to explore electric-field-induced transformations of polarization singularities in the polarization-resolved angular (conoscopic) patterns emerging after deformed helix ferroelectric liquid crystal (DHFLC) cells with subwavelength helix pitch, we combine the transfer matrix formalism with the results for the effective dielectric tensor of biaxial FLCs evaluated using an improved technique of averaging over distorted helical structures. Within the framework of the transfer matrix method, we deduce a number of symmetry relations and show that the symmetry axis of L lines (curves of linear polarization) is directed along the major in-plane optical axis which rotates under the action of the electric field. When the angle between this axis and the polarization plane of incident linearly polarized light is above its critical value, the C points (points of circular polarization) appear in the form of symmetrically arranged chains of densely packed star-monstar pairs. We also emphasize the role of phase singularities of a different kind and discuss the enhanced electro-optic response of DHFLCs near the exceptional point where the condition of zero-field isotropy is fulfilled.

Alexei D. Kiselev; Vladimir G. Chigrinov

2014-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Vol. 18, No. 3, 2008, Nuclear Physics News 3 The views expressed here do not represent the views and policies of NuPECC except where explicitly identified.  

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editorial Vol. 18, No. 3, 2008, Nuclear Physics News 3 The views expressed here do not represent the views and policies of NuPECC except where explicitly identified. Editorial Advances in precision cosmol astonishing, has been the reinvention of nuclear theory. When I was a graduate student in the early 1980s

Washington at Seattle, University of - Department of Physics, Electroweak Interaction Research Group

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On the Unequal Distribution of Weight and Support in Ships, and Its Effects in Still Water, in Waves, and in Exceptional Positions on Shore  

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1 January 1871 research-article On the Unequal Distribution of Weight and Support in Ships, and Its Effects in Still Water, in Waves, and in Exceptional Positions on Shore E. J. Reed The Royal Society is collaborating with JSTOR to...

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Vehicle engine use when no longer in transit; exceptions -Vehicle idling gets zero miles per gallon; unnecessary idling wastes fuel and pollutes.  

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gallon; unnecessary idling wastes fuel and pollutes. Running an engine at low speed (idling) also causes the point of view of both emissions and fuel consumption. Unless exempted in the following sectionVehicle engine use when no longer in transit; exceptions - Vehicle idling gets zero miles per

Powers, Robert

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Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Maintenance, Oxford, England, August-September 1999 cIEEE Criteria for Testing Exception-Handling Constructs in Java Programs  

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-September 1999 cIEEE Criteria for Testing Exception-Handling Constructs in Java Programs Saurabh Sinha and Mary- stood and poorly tested part of a program. The presence of such constructs introduces new structural elements, such as control-flow paths, in a program. To adequately test such programs, these new structural

Harrold, Mary Jean

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Probabilistic analysis and operational data in response to NUREG-0737, Item II. K. 3. 2 for Westinghouse NSSS plants. [Modifications to reduce LOCA due to stuck-open power-operated relief valve  

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This report describes various modifications to Westinghouse plants since TMI and, using probabilistic analysis via event trees, estimates the effect of the post-TMI changes, including an automatic (PORV) (power operated relief valve) isolation concept identified in NUREG-0731 item II.K.3.1. The requested safety valve operational data is included as an appendix. A significant reduction in the frequency of a small break LOCA, due to a stuck open PORV has already been achieved by the modifications made subsequent to TMI. Domestic Westinghouse operating plant data (based on 181 reactor years of operation) has been collected and evaluated. An auto block valve closure system has been evaluated. The analysis is generally applicable to all Westinghouse plants which have incorporated the post-TMI hardware and procedural changes relative to stuck-open PORVs.

Wood, D.C.; Gottshall, C.L.

1981-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U-163: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially  

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3: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain 3: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code U-163: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code May 7, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: PHP Command Parameter Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code PLATFORM: Prior to 5.3.12 and 5.4.2 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in PHP. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027022 CVE-2012-1823 CVE-2012-2311 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: A remote user can submit a specially crafted request containing a command

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U-076: OpenSSL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Information, and  

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76: OpenSSL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain 76: OpenSSL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Information, and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code U-076: OpenSSL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Information, and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code January 6, 2012 - 8:15am Addthis PROBLEM: OpenSSL Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service, Obtain Information, and Potentially Execute Arbitrary Code PLATFORM: OpenSSL prior to 0.9.8s; 1.x prior to 1.0.0f ABSTRACT: A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system. reference LINKS: SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026485 OpenSSL Security Advisory IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Several vulnerabilities were reported in OpenSSL. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. A remote user can obtain sensitive information. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the

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Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition  

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4 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain 4 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input Attached is Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input. Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to Michael Righi of the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy, Office Acquisition and Project Management at (202) 287-1337 or at Michael.Righi@hq.doe.gov. POLICY_FLASH_2013-24 disseminating the Dep Sec's memo of Jan 28 2013 on Fee Determ and AEs.pdf Fee Determinations - Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input.pdf More Documents & Publications Policy Flash: 2013-52 Contractor Legal Management Requirements: Final Rule

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Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition  

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4 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain 4 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input Attached is Policy Flash 2013-24 Fee Determinations: Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input. Questions concerning this policy flash should be directed to Michael Righi of the Contract and Financial Assistance Policy Division, Office of Policy, Office Acquisition and Project Management at (202) 287-1337 or at Michael.Righi@hq.doe.gov. POLICY_FLASH_2013-24 disseminating the Dep Sec's memo of Jan 28 2013 on Fee Determ and AEs.pdf Fee Determinations - Requirement to Obtain Acquisition Executive's Input.pdf More Documents & Publications Policy Flash: 2013-52 Contractor Legal Management Requirements: Final Rule

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U-053: Linux kexec Bugs Let Local and Remote Users Obtain Potentially  

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53: Linux kexec Bugs Let Local and Remote Users Obtain 53: Linux kexec Bugs Let Local and Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information U-053: Linux kexec Bugs Let Local and Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information December 7, 2011 - 7:30am Addthis PROBLEM: Linux kexec Bugs Let Local and Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information . PLATFORM: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6) Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node (v. 6) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) ABSTRACT: Several vulnerabilities were reported in Linux kexec. A remote or local user can obtain potentially sensitive information. reference LINKS: Red Hat Security Advisory: RHSA-2011:1532-3 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026375 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: Kdump uses the SSH "StrictHostKeyChecking=no" option when dumping to SSH

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U-017: HP MFP Digital Sending Software Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially  

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7: HP MFP Digital Sending Software Lets Local Users Obtain 7: HP MFP Digital Sending Software Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information U-017: HP MFP Digital Sending Software Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information October 24, 2011 - 12:30pm Addthis PROBLEM: HP MFP Digital Sending Software Lets Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information . PLATFORM: HP MFP Digital Sending Software v4.91.21 and all previous 4.9x versions ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in HP MFP Digital Sending Software. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information. reference LINKS: HP Advisory ID: c03052686 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026228 CVE-2011-3163 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: A potential security vulnerability has been identified with HP MFP Digital Sending Software running on Windows. The vulnerability could result in

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Purification of EE-Mot1 Using Antibody-Coupled Beads Perform all steps except quick spins and peptide elution at 4 degrees. Use about 100 mg of  

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Auble Lab Purification of EE-Mot1 Using Antibody-Coupled Beads Perform all steps except quick spins and check purification by western blot. #12;Auble Lab HEG Buffer, 500 ml 20 mM HEPES 4.77 g 1 mM EDTA 2 ml 0. Make stock 0.5 M DTT in water (store at -20) Stock detergents: 10% NP40 in water and 5% octyl glucoside

Auble, David

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T-723:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Information,  

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3:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain 3:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Information, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Execute Arbitrary Code T-723:Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Information, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Execute Arbitrary Code September 22, 2011 - 8:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Adobe Flash Player Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Information, Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Execute Arbitrary Code. PLATFORM: Adobe Flash Player 10.3.183.7 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Solaris. Adobe Flash Player 10.3.186.6 and earlier versions for Android. ABSTRACT: An attacker can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting victim into visiting a malicious website. reference LINKS: Adobe Security Bulletin

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U-142: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain  

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42: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, 42: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks U-142: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks April 6, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks PLATFORM: HP Onboard Administrator (OA) up to and including v3.32 ABSTRACT: A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information. reference LINKS: HP Support Document ID: c03263573 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026889 CVE-2012-0128, CVE-2012-0129, CVE-2012-0130 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Several vulnerabilities were reported in HP Onboard Administrator. A remote

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U-142: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain  

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2: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, 2: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks U-142: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks April 6, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: HP Onboard Administrator Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access, Obtain Information, and Conduct URL Redirection Attacks PLATFORM: HP Onboard Administrator (OA) up to and including v3.32 ABSTRACT: A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information. reference LINKS: HP Support Document ID: c03263573 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026889 CVE-2012-0128, CVE-2012-0129, CVE-2012-0130 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Several vulnerabilities were reported in HP Onboard Administrator. A remote

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RACK-1 expression and cytokine production in leukocytes obtained from AD patients  

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Background and aims: The purpose of this study was to evaluate in vitro cytokine production in blood leukocytes obtained from sporadic AD patients, aged controls and young individuals. Methods: D...

Marco Racchi; Elena Sinforiani; Stefano Govoni

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental Results Obtained with the Positron-Annihilation Radiation Telescope of the Toulouse-Argonne Collaboration  

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We present laboratory measurements obtained with a ground-based prototype of a focusing positron-annihilation-radiation telescope developed by the Toulouse-Argonne collaboration. This balloon-borne telescope has ...

J. E. Naya; P. von Ballmoos; F. Albernhe; G. Vedrenne

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Carbon Nanoparticles with the Use of Electric?Arc Discharge between Coaxial Electrodes  

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The structure of a setup and the results of experiments on obtaining carbon nanostructures with the use of a d.c. arc discharge between coaxial graphite electrodes have been presented. The discharge was stabil...

V. V. Chuprasov; M. S. Tret'yak

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT PRIMARY CARE INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM POSITIONS OBTAINED BY GRADUATES  

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UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT PRIMARY CARE INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM POSITIONS OBTAINED Alikhan 2009 Connecticut UConn PCIM Chief Resident Sharon Dowell 2009 Connecticut UConn PCIM Chief Hospitalist Mehdi Makki 2009 Connecticut UConn PCIM Chief Resident Edgar Naut 2009 Connecticut Hospitalist

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Optimization method for obtaining nearest-neighbour DNA entropies and enthalpies directly from melting temperatures  

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......require the knowledge of total sequence entropies and enthalpies which are not always available. Results: Here we implement and test a new melting temperature optimization method (MTO) where we obtain the NN parameters directly from the temperatures. In this......

Gerald Weber

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New method to obtain the power spectra of hidden variables and its application to ocean data  

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A novel method is proposed to obtain the power spectra of hidden variables in a chaotic time series. By embedding the data in phase space, and recording the conditional probability density of points that the t...

Wei en-bo; Tian Ji-wei; Xu Jin-shan

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Structure of aluminum hydroxide powders obtained as a byproduct of hydrogen fuel production  

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The structure of aluminum hydroxide powders obtained as byproducts of hydrogen fuel production was investigated. One of the main initial components comprised aluminum-magnesium chips with 0.6, 6 and 12 wt.% ma...

A. D. Shlyapin; A. Yu. Omarov; V. P. Tarasovskii; Yu. G. Trifonov

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Negative-ion mass spectra obtained with the aid of an electron-impact source  

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The negative-ion mass spectra of six natural compounds of various classes, obtained with the use of an EI ion source, have been characterized. The conditions for ... presuppose the occurrence of a process of seco...

Ya. V. Rashkes

1993-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Method for Data Processing to Obtain High-Quality XCTD Data  

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A data processing method to obtain high-quality data from an expendable conductivitytemperaturedepth (XCTD) profiler is proposed. By adjusting the mismatch of the response time of the temperature and conductivity sensors, systematic error (on ...

Hiroshi Uchida; Koji Shimada; Takeshi Kawano

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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T-652: Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Cookies and Execute  

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2: Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Cookies and 2: Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Cookies and Execute Arbitrary Code T-652: Mozilla Thunderbird Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Cookies and Execute Arbitrary Code June 22, 2011 - 2:55pm Addthis PROBLEM: Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Mozilla Thunderbird. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain cookies from another domain in certain cases. A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2011-2364, CVE-2011-2374, CVE-2011-2375, CVE-2011-2376]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user. PLATFORM: Mozilla Thunderbird prior to 3.1.11

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U-240: Apple Remote Desktop Encryption Failure Lets Remote Users Obtain  

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0: Apple Remote Desktop Encryption Failure Lets Remote Users 0: Apple Remote Desktop Encryption Failure Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information U-240: Apple Remote Desktop Encryption Failure Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information August 21, 2012 - 7:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Apple Remote Desktop Encryption Failure Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information PLATFORM: Apple Remote Desktop after 3.5.1 and prior to 3.6.1 ABSTRACT: A remote user can monitor potentially sensitive information. reference LINKS: Apple.com Apple Article: HT5433 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027420 CVE-2012-0681 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: A vulnerability was reported in Apple Remote Desktop. When a user connects to a third-party VNC server with the 'Encrypt all network data' setting enabled, network data is not encrypted. A remote user monitoring the

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How to Obtain Authorization to Import and/or Export Natural Gas and LNG |  

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How to Obtain Authorization How to Obtain Authorization to Import and/or Export Natural Gas and LNG How to Obtain Authorization to Import and/or Export Natural Gas and LNG LNG Exports | Long Terms | Blanket Authorizations | Vacate | Name Change | Contents of Application | FTA and non-FTA Countries Background Section 3 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) (15 U.S.C. § 717b) prohibits the import or export of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG) from or to a foreign country without prior approval from the Department of Energy (DOE). Parties who want to enter into natural gas transactions with foreign sellers and buyers must file for an import and/or export authorization under the rules and procedures found in (10 CFR Part 590) of DOE's regulations. Procedures for Filing an Application

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V-202: Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain  

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2: Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Bugs Let Remote Users 2: Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information V-202: Cisco Video Surveillance Manager Bugs Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information July 25, 2013 - 2:52am Addthis PROBLEM: A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information and modify some configuration settings. A remote user can exploit this to create, modify, and remove camera feeds, archives, logs, and users. PLATFORM: Cisco Video Surveillance Manager 7.1, 7.5 ABSTRACT: Two vulnerabilities were reported in Cisco Video Surveillance Manager REFERENCE LINKS: Security Tracker Alert ID: 1028827 CVE-2013-3429 CVE-2013-3430 CVE-2013-3431 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION: The vulnerability is due to an access control error that occurred. The

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NETL: Releases & Briefs - NETL Scientists Obtain In Situ Spectrum of  

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NETL Scientists Obtain In Situ Spectrum of Synthetic Methane Hydrate Sample NETL Scientists Obtain In Situ Spectrum of Synthetic Methane Hydrate Sample The National Energy Technology Laboratory's Methane Hydrate Research Team is investigating the physical properties of methane hydrates, including their use as a storage medium for natural gas. The Team has developed a method of obtaining Raman spectra of bulk, laboratory-prepared hydrate samples under the conditions of their synthesis. This unusual capability allows collection of vibrational spectroscopic data on samples unperturbed by changes in pressure and temperature, allowing new insights into hydrate structure, composition, and stability. This technique will be used to further provide important information about the hydrate, such as the presence of other cage types and the fraction of cages containing methane.

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V-063: Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and Obtain  

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3: Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and 3: Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and Obtain Information V-063: Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and Obtain Information January 7, 2013 - 1:00am Addthis PROBLEM: Adobe ColdFusion Bugs Let Remote Users Gain Access and Obtain Information PLATFORM: ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1 and 9.0 for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX ABSTRACT: Adobe has identified three vulnerabilities affecting ColdFusion for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX REFERENCE LINKS: Adobe Security Bulletin APSA13-01 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027938 CVE-2013-0625 CVE-2013-0629 CVE-2013-0631 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High DISCUSSION: A remote user can bypass authentication and take control of the target system [CVE-2013-0625]. Systems with password protection disabled or with no password set are affected.

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Systematic Flights Obtain Long-Term Data Set of Cloud Properties  

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Systematic Flights Obtain Long-Term Data Set of Cloud Properties Systematic Flights Obtain Long-Term Data Set of Cloud Properties Beginning in January 2009, the U.S. Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility is sponsoring the first-of-its-kind long-term airborne research campaign to obtain data from low-level clouds above its Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. The five-month campaign is centered near Lamont, Oklahoma, a mid-latitude region that experiences a wide range of cloud types, including the "thin" clouds that are the focus of the campaign. Thin clouds contain so little water that the sun can be seen through them. Scientists refer to such clouds as "clouds with low-optical water depth," or CLOWD. Because these clouds are often tenuous and scattered, even some of the best

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Design and feasibility study of a microgeneration system to obtain renewable energy from tidal currents  

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Tidal energy to obtain electrical energy is yet an unexploited renewable energy. Existing generator designs and prototypes are not feasible due to the high investment conditioned by their high rated powers and off-shore locations. In addition these prototypes are not readily available. This investigation presents a design of a microgeneration system with vertical axis microturbines. The design of the microturbines utilizes off-the-shelf electronic components thus reducing the initial investment. The nominal data for selection of power electronic components and the total energy that can be obtained in a year are calculated. The investigation also studies the feasibility of an 80?kW microgeneration system to be applied in Spain taking advantage of the actual electricity prices. The feasibility study quantifies the influence of the parameters: initial investment tidal current speed operation hours turbine efficiency price of electricity and number of microturbines obtaining the limiting values of the suitable scenarios.

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Use of Noncompetitive Procurements to Obtain Services at the Savannah River Site, IG-0862  

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Use of Noncompetitive Use of Noncompetitive Procurements to Obtain Services at the Savannah River Site DOE/IG-0862 April 2012 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections Department of Energy Washington, DC 20585 April 10, 2012 MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY FROM: Gregory H. Friedman Inspector General SUBJECT: INFORMATION: Audit Report on "Use of Noncompetitive Procurements to Obtain Services at the Savannah River Site" INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS), assumed management and operating responsibility for the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site located near Aiken, South Carolina, in August 2008. Under its contract, SRNS is responsible for environmental cleanup,

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U-024: IBM Lotus Sametime Configuration Servlet Lets Remote Users Obtain  

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024: IBM Lotus Sametime Configuration Servlet Lets Remote Users 024: IBM Lotus Sametime Configuration Servlet Lets Remote Users Obtain Configuration Data U-024: IBM Lotus Sametime Configuration Servlet Lets Remote Users Obtain Configuration Data November 1, 2011 - 8:15am Addthis PROBLEM: IBM Lotus Sametime Configuration Servlet Lets Remote Users Obtain Configuration Data. PLATFORM: All Sametime Platforms : 7.0, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.2 ABSTRACT: A remote user can obtain configuration information. reference lINKS: IBM Sametime Security Bulletin SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026255 CVE-2011-1370 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: The Sametime server contains a configuration servlet that is accessed by several Sametime server processes. By default, this servlet does not require authentication, which could potentially allow an unauthorized user

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Thermodynamic properties of the fcc Ising antiferromagnet obtained from precision density of states calculations  

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Thermodynamic properties of the fcc Ising antiferromagnet obtained from precision density of states May 2006 We calculate the density of states for the face-centered-cubic fcc Ising model with nearest of the fcc Ising antiferromagnet has been a long-standing problem in statistical physics, dating back to1

Ryan, Dominic

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Obtaining enzymes in pure form was an essential prerequisite for understanding the  

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Obtaining enzymes in pure form was an essential prerequisite for understanding the underlying and affinity tag- ging2. In addition to the most basic task of identifying distinct enzymes that catalyze dis- tinct reactions (an endeavor that continues in the genomic era), enzymes were shown to exhibit high

Herschlag, Dan

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The chemistry of minerals obtained from the combustion of Jordanian oil shale  

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gas compared to its neighboring countries. However, oil shale is an important and unutilized energyThe chemistry of minerals obtained from the combustion of Jordanian oil shale Awni Y. Al University, P.O. Box 78, Karak 61710, Jordan Received 21 November 2003 Abstract A characterization study

Shawabkeh, Reyad A.

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ENERGY SPECTRUM OF PRIMARY COSMIC RAYS ABOVE 1017 OBTAINED USING AKENO 20 KM2  

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OG 6.3-3 ENERGY SPECTRUM OF PRIMARY COSMIC RAYS ABOVE 1017 EV OBTAINED USING AKENO 20 KM2 ARRAY M, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo 152, Japan . Institute of High Energy Physics, Academia Sinica these showers, 60 of them are initiated by primaries with energies larger than 1019 eV. The energy spectrum

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Brain Phosphoproteome Obtained by a FASP-Based Method Reveals Plasma Membrane Protein Topology  

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Brain Phosphoproteome Obtained by a FASP-Based Method Reveals Plasma Membrane Protein Topology ... Taking advantage of Filter Assisted Sample Preparation (FASP) method for sample preparation, we performed an analysis of phosphorylation sites in mouse brain. ... Taking advantage of the recently developed Filter Assisted Sample Preparation (FASP) method for sample preparation, we performed an in-depth analysis of phosphorylation sites in mouse brain. ...

Jacek R. Wi?niewski; Nagarjuna Nagaraj; Alexandre Zougman; Florian Gnad; Matthias Mann

2010-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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A Journey toward Obtaining Our First NSF S-STEM (Scholarship) Grant  

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Terms Economics. Keywords Computer science, scholarship grant, underrepresented and minority groups. 1 Technology Engineering and Math) grant [2013] for the Department of Computer Science at FSU (the Florida four iterations prior to obtaining this grant. 2.1 Why Single Out Computer Science? The percentage

Wang, Andy

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A Journey toward Obtaining Our First NSF S-STEM (Scholarship) Grant  

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Computer science, scholarship grant, underrepresented and minority groups. 1. INTRODUCTION The process) grant [2013] for the Department of Computer Science at FSU (the Florida State University). The purposeA Journey toward Obtaining Our First NSF S-STEM (Scholarship) Grant An-I Andy Wang, Gary Tyson

Whalley, David

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Impact of sludge mechanical behaviour on spatial distribution parameters obtained with centrifugal spreader  

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1 Impact of sludge mechanical behaviour on spatial distribution parameters obtained to analyse organic spreading and opens the way to more developments. Keywords: sludge rheological behaviour a large amount of residues which are spread on agricultural fields. This process of sludge reuse is mainly

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Obtaining flaw images by the SAFT method taking the variable velocity of sound in a test object into account  

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A modification of the SAFT method for obtaining flaw images in test ... are presented. The images obtained by the SAFT method without taking different SVs into account...

E. G. Bazulin

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Carbon dioxide, hydrographic, and chemical data obtained during the Thomas Washington Cruise TUNES-3 in the equatorial Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section P16C)  

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This data documentation discusses the procedures and methods used to obtain total carbon dioxide (TCO{sub 2}), total alkalinity (TALK), hydrographic, and chemical data during the Research Vessel Thomas Washington Expedition TUNES-3 in the Equatorial Pacific Ocean (Section P16C). Conducted as a part of the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE), the cruise began in Papeete, Tahiti, on August 31, 1991, and finished in Honolulu, Hawaii, on October 1, 1991. WOCE Meridional Section P16C along 150{degree}W and between 18{degree}S and 19{degree}N was completed during the 31-day expedition. All 105 hydrographic and 8 large-volume stations were completed to the full water column depth. Station spacing was 30 nautical miles (nm), except between 3{degree}N and 3{degree}S where it was 10 nm. Twenty-five bio-optics stations were sampled for the Joint Global Ocean Flux Study, and at 21 stations carbon dioxide measurements were provided for the US Department of Energy`s CO{sub 2} program. Hydrographic and chemical measurements made along WOCE Section P16C included pressure, temperature, salinity, and oxygen measured by conductivity, temperature, and depth sensor; and bottle salinity, oxygen, phosphate, nitrate, nitrite, silicate, chlorofluorocarbon (CFC)-11, CFC-12, TCO{sub 2}, and TALK. In addition, potential temperatures were calculated from the measured variables.

Goyet, C. [Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA (United States); Guenther, P.R.; Keeling, C.D.; Talley, L.D. [Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA (United States); Kozyr, A. [Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Graphically oriented method for obtaining atomic displacement fields in crystals from irreducible representations of space groups  

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A method for obtaining distortion fields in a crystal from a given irreducible representation of the underlying space group is described. The method, based on projection operators of group theory, is graphically oriented and therefore calculation-free. For an example (space group P421m), complete sets of representation matrices are analytically calculated for all irreducible representations which correspond to all wave vectors of the form k=(q,q,0). All 96 linear independent atomic displacement modes in the (331) supercell, which are induced by the two irreducible representations with k=(13,13,0), are explicitly determined: the obtained atomic displacement fields are plane waves with wave vector k.

Jrgen K. Gutmann and Horst Bhm

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solvable model of quantum phase transitions and the symbolic-manipulation-based study of its multiply degenerate exceptional points and of their unfolding  

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It is known that the practical use of non-Hermitian (i.e., typically, PT-symmetric) phenomenological quantum Hamiltonians H?H{sup } requires an efficient reconstruction of an ad hoc Hilbert-space metric ?=?(H) which would render the time-evolution unitary. Once one considers just the N-dimensional matrix toy models H=H{sup (N)}, the matrix elements of ?(H) may be defined via a coupled set of N{sup 2} polynomial equations. Their solution is a typical task for computer-assisted symbolic manipulations. The feasibility of such a model-completion construction is illustrated here via a discrete square well model H=p{sup 2}+V endowed with a k-parametric close-to-the-boundary interaction V. The model is shown to possess (possibly, multiply degenerate) exceptional points marking the phase transitions which are attributable, due to the exact solvability of the model at any NExceptional points found and studied. Non-equivalent stability-loss patterns of phase transition identified. Hermitization matrices of metrics ? constructed via symbolic manipulations and extrapolations at all N and k.

Znojil, Miloslav, E-mail: znojil@ujf.cas.cz

2013-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Intensity-interferometric test of nuclear collision geometries obtained from the Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck equation  

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Two-proton correlation functions measured for the {sup 14}N+{sup 27}Al reaction at {ital E}/{ital A}=75 MeV are compared to correlation functions predicted for collision geometries obtained from numerical solutions of the Boltzmann-Uehling-Uhlenbeck (BUU) equation. The calculations are in rather good agreement with the experimental correlation function, indicating that the BUU equation gives a reasonable description of the space-time evolution of the reaction.

Gong, W.G.; Bauer, W.; Gelbke, C.K.; Carlin, N.; de Souza, R.T.; Kim, Y.D.; Lynch, W.G.; Murakami, T.; Poggi, G.; Sanderson, D.P.; Tsang, M.B.; Xu, H.M. (National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (USA) Department of Physics Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (USA)); Pratt, S. (Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (USA)); Fields, D.E.; Kwiatkowski, K.; Planeta, R.; Viola, V.E. Jr.; Yennello, S.J. (Indiana University Cyclotron Facility, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (USA))

1990-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for making graded I-III-VI.sub.2 semiconductors and solar cell obtained thereby  

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Improved cell photovoltaic conversion efficiencies are obtained by the simultaneous elemental reactive evaporation process of Mickelsen and Chen for making semiconductors by closer control of the evaporation rates and substrate temperature during formation of the near contact, bulk, and near junction regions of a graded I-III-VI.sub.2, thin film, semiconductor, such as CuInSe.sub.2 /(Zn,Cd)S or another I-III-VI.sub.2 /II-VI heterojunction.

Devaney, Walter E. (Seattle, WA)

1987-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Parsing Glucose Entry into the Brain: Novel Findings Obtained with Enzyme-based Glucose Biosensors  

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Parsing Glucose Entry into the Brain: Novel Findings Obtained with Enzyme-based Glucose Biosensors ... Extracellular levels of glucose in brain tissue reflect dynamic balance between its gradient-dependent entry from arterial blood and its use for cellular metabolism. ... Second, we present data on glucose responses induced in the nucleus accumbens (NAc) by salient environmental stimuli and discuss the relationships between local neuronal activation and rapid glucose entry into brain tissue. ...

Eugene A Kiyatkin; Ken T Wakabayashi

2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Hydrodynamic equations for electrons in graphene obtained from the maximum entropy principle  

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The maximum entropy principle is applied to the formal derivation of isothermal, Euler-like equations for semiclassical fermions (electrons and holes) in graphene. After proving general mathematical properties of the equations so obtained, their asymptotic form corresponding to significant physical regimes is investigated. In particular, the diffusive regime, the Maxwell-Boltzmann regime (high temperature), the collimation regime and the degenerate gas limit (vanishing temperature) are considered.

Barletti, Luigi, E-mail: luigi.barletti@unifi.it [Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica Ulisse Dini, Universit degli Studi di Firenze, Viale Morgagni 67/A, 50134 Firenze (Italy)

2014-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tafel slopes and corrosion rates obtained in the pre-Tafel region of polarization curves  

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A short review of previous attempts to determine Tafel slopes and corrosion rates from data obtained in the pre-Tafel region of polarization curves is followed by a description of the approach taken in the POLFIT program. Several examples are given of the application of this program including the use of factorial design experiments to determine the optimum conditions for formation of a chromate-free conversion coating on hot dipped galvanized steel.

Florian Mansfeld

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron beam method and apparatus for obtaining uniform discharges in electrically pumped gas lasers  

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A method and apparatus for obtaining uniform, high-energy, large-volume electrical discharges in the lasing medium of a gas laser whereby a high-energy electron beam is used as an external ionization source to ionize substantially the entire volume of the lasing medium which is then readily pumped by means of an applied potential less than the breakdown voltage of the medium. The method and apparatus are particularly useful in CO.sub.2 laser systems.

Fenstermacher, Charles A. (Los Alamos, NM); Boyer, Keith (Los Alamos, NM)

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and apparatus of periodically obtaining accurate opacity monitor readings of an exhaust gas stream  

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This patent describes in an opacity monitor associated with an exhaust stack, the monitor having a transmitter and a receiving which cooperate to measure a quantity of particulate matter in an exhaust gas stream, a method of periodically obtaining opacity monitor readings. It comprises: shielding the monitor from the exhaust gas stream by placing two windows adjacent to the monitor, a first window being placed between the transmitter and the exhaust gas stream and a second window being placed between the receiver and the exhaust gas stream; cleaning at least one of the windows for a first predetermined time period by spraying a volatile nonflammable cleaning solvent onto the window by means of a sprayer intermittently operable during the first predetermined time period while wiping the window with a reciprocating wiper arm in resilient engagement therewith; then obtaining an opacity monitor reading by directing a light beam across the exhaust stack from the transmitter via the first window through the exhaust gas stream to the receiver via the second window; and alternately repeating the step of cleaning the window with the step of obtaining an opacity monitor reading.

Weaver, K.L.; Bellows, J.C.

1990-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Monitoring the process to obtain red wine enriched in resveratrol and piceatannol without quality loss  

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Stilbene-enriched wine is considered an interesting new food product with added value as a consequence of the numerous health-promoting properties ascribed to it, mainly from its trans-resveratrol content. Postharvest grapes have been treated with ultraviolet-C light to produce stilbene-enriched grapes that were later used in a conventional winemaking process to obtain a red wine enriched in stilbenes. By measuring oenological parameters and stilbene concentration it has been possible to monitor both the quality parameters and stilbenes throughout the process. The maximum concentration in trans-resveratrol and piceatannol was obtained after pressing, but there was significant loss from grape to wine. A significant increase in both piceatannol and trans-resveratrol concentration (up to 26 times and 3.2 times higher than in control, respectively) was achieved in bottled wine. Regarding the oenological parameters, the wines obtained possessed good quality, apart from a herbaceous aroma, which could not be identified by GColfactometry.

Ral F. Guerrero; Beln Puertas; Maria J. Jimnez; Juan Cacho; Emma Cantos-Villar

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reduction of CCD observations obtained with the Fabry-Perot scanning interferometer. II. Additional Procedures  

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We describe a software package used at the Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences to reduce and analyze the data obtained with the Fabry-Perot scanning interferometer. We already described most of the algorithms employed in our earlier Paper I (Moiseev, 2002). In this paper we focus on extra procedures required in the case of the use of a high-resolution Fabry-Perot interferometer: removal of ghosts and measurement of the velocity dispersion of ionized gas in galactic and extragalactic objects.

A. V. Moiseev; O. V. Egorov

2008-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of product yields obtained from the New Albany Shale by different rapid heating retorting procedures  

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Seven samples of New Albany Shale, Clegg Creek Member were independently evaluated for possible oil yield enhancement above Fischer Assay. Bulk samples were crushed, blended, sieved and riffled into representative aliquots and then divided between two laboratories. Samples were evaluated by the ASTM Fischer Assay and the Rapid Heat Up Assay (RHU). Results provided the first case of the independent evaluation of oil yield enhancement over Fischer Assay (FA) for eastern US oil shales carried out by different laboratories working on the same samples. Oil yield enhancements were obtained by both laboratories. Fischer Assay results were remarkably comparable indicating that reproducibility is possible for eastern US shale. Results from the assays are given.

Rubel, A.M.; Audeh, C.A.

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Digital Processing of Medical Images Obtained by a Si Microstrips Detector  

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We studied the capability of Matlab in digital processing of breast tissues images with microcalcifications. We obtained digital images of different byopsies through a Bede X-ray tube, fixed at 20 kV and 1 mA. Radiation exposition time was varied. The byopsies were placed between a 120{mu}m collimator and a 128 strips detector, which was used to measure the absorption of X rays in the tissue. Matlab allowed the manipulation of digital images, and this software was intended to improve the identification of microcalcifications in breast tissues.

Diaz, Claudia C.; Montano, Luis M.; Fontaine, Marcos [Departamento de Fisica, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, A. P. 14-740, 07000 Mexico, D. F. (Mexico); Leyva, Antonio [CEADEN, Calle 30 no. 502 e/ 5ta y 7ma Avenida, Playa, Havana (Cuba); Ortiz, Carlos M. [Clinica de Mama y Gineco-oncologia, Hospital General Tacuba, ISSSTE, Mexico, D. F. (Mexico)

2006-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Results of the 2013 UT modeling benchmark obtained with models implemented in CIVA  

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The 2013 Ultrasonic Testing (UT) modeling benchmark concerns direct echoes from side drilled holes (SDH), flat bottom holes (FBH) and corner echoes from backwall breaking artificial notches inspected with a matrix phased array probe. This communication presents the results obtained with the models implemented in the CIVA software: the pencilmodel is used to compute the field radiated by the probe, the Kirchhoff approximation is applied to predict the response of FBH and notches and the SOV (Separation Of Variables) model is used for the SDH responses. The comparison between simulated and experimental results are presented and discussed.

Toullelan, Gwnal; Raillon, Raphale; Chatillon, Sylvain [CEA, LIST, 91191Gif-sur-Yvette (France); Lonne, Sbastien [EXTENDE, Le Bergson, 15 Avenue Emile Baudot, 91300 MASSY (France)

2014-02-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Cooling Energy Demand Evaluation by Meansof Regression Models Obtained From Dynamic Simulations  

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was calculated to be -8.78oC (Moscow in January) and maximum of 42.9 oC (Abu-Dhabi in August). The hourly values of outdoor air temperature and solar radiation were obtained using Trnsys (Trnsys, 2006) meteonorm files. b) Glazing surface and distribution... the ,,black-box,, function, dynamic simulations were conducted using Trnsys 16 software (Trnsys, 2005). The Trnsys building model, known as, Type 56, is compliant with general requirements of European Directive on the energy performance of buildings...

Catalina, T.; Virgone, J.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimization and modeling studies for obtaining high injection efficiency at the Advanced Photon Source.  

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In recent years, the optics of the Advanced Photon Source storage ring has evolved to a lower equilibrium emittance (2.5 nm-rad) at the cost of stronger sextupoles and stronger nonlinearities, which have reduced the injection efficiency from the virtual 100% of the high emittance mode. Over the years we have developed a series of optimizations, measurements, and modeling studies of the injection process, which allows us to obtain or maintain low injection losses. The above will be described along with the injection configuration.

Emery, L.; APS Operations Division

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hamiltonian structure of reduced fluid models for plasmas obtained from a kinetic description  

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We consider the Hamiltonian structure of reduced fluid models obtained from a kinetic description of collisionless plasmas by Vlasov-Maxwell equations. We investigate the possibility of finding Poisson subalgebras associated with fluid models starting from the Vlasov-Maxwell Poisson algebra. In this way, we show that the only possible Poisson subalgebra involves the moments of zeroth and first order of the Vlasov distribution, meaning the fluid density and the fluid velocity. We find that the bracket derived in [Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 175002 (2004)] which involves moments of order 2 is not a Poisson bracket since it does not satisfy the Jacobi identity.

Loc De Guillebon; Cristel Chandre

2012-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Hot spots remain the exception  

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This article is a survey of the drilling activity and petroleum activity in Africa. The areas which seem to hold the highest promise for new discoveries or increased exports are Egypt's Western Desert which seems to offer the possibility of significant oil discoveries. In addition, Nigeria has dramatically increased its exploration activity which is counter to the global trend in 1986. Areas where activity is decreasing are Cameroon, South Africa. It is pointed out that the Gabon crude oil reserves may have been raised 60% by a single on-shore discovery.

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1987-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining accurate amounts of mercury from mercury compounds via electrolytic methods  

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A process for obtaining pre-determined, accurate rate amounts of mercury. In one embodiment, predetermined, precise amounts of Hg are separated from HgO and plated onto a cathode wire. The method for doing this involves dissolving a precise amount of HgO which corresponds to a pre-determined amount of Hg desired in an electrolyte solution comprised of glacial acetic acid and H.sub.2 O. The mercuric ions are then electrolytically reduced and plated onto a cathode producing the required pre-determined quantity of Hg. In another embodiment, pre-determined, precise amounts of Hg are obtained from Hg.sub.2 Cl.sub.2. The method for doing this involves dissolving a precise amount of Hg.sub.2 Cl.sub.2 in an electrolyte solution comprised of concentrated HCl and H.sub.2 O. The mercurous ions in solution are then electrolytically reduced and plated onto a cathode wire producing the required, pre-determined quantity of Hg.

Grossman, Mark W. (Belmont, MA); George, William A. (Rockport, MA)

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining accurate amounts of mercury from mercury compounds via electrolytic methods  

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A process is described for obtaining pre-determined, accurate rate amounts of mercury. In one embodiment, predetermined, precise amounts of Hg are separated from HgO and plated onto a cathode wire. The method for doing this involves dissolving a precise amount of HgO which corresponds to a pre-determined amount of Hg desired in an electrolyte solution comprised of glacial acetic acid and H[sub 2]O. The mercuric ions are then electrolytically reduced and plated onto a cathode producing the required pre-determined quantity of Hg. In another embodiment, pre-determined, precise amounts of Hg are obtained from Hg[sub 2]Cl[sub 2]. The method for doing this involves dissolving a precise amount of Hg[sub 2]Cl[sub 2] in an electrolyte solution comprised of concentrated HCl and H[sub 2]O. The mercurous ions in solution are then electrolytically reduced and plated onto a cathode wire producing the required, pre-determined quantity of Hg. 1 fig.

Grossman, M.W.; George, W.A.

1987-07-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Experimental results obtained with the positron-annihilation-radiation telescope of the Toulouse-Argonne collaboration  

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We present laboratory measurements obtained with a ground-based prototype of the focusing positron-annihilation-radiation telescope developed by the Toulouse-Argonne collaboration. This instrument has been designed to collect 511-keV photons from astrophysical sources when operating as a balloon borne observatory. The ground-based prototype consists of a crystal lens holding small cubes of diffracting germanium crystals and a 33 germanium array that detects the concentrated beam in the focal plane. Measured performances of the instrument at different line energies (511 and 662 keV) are presented and compared with Monte Carlo simulations; also the advantages of combining the lens with a detector array are discussed. The results obtained in the laboratory have strengthened interest in a crystal-diffraction telescope: the balloon instrument will provide a combination of high spatial and energy resolution (15 arc sec and 2 keV, respectively) with an extremely low instrumental background resulting in a sensitivity of ?3 10?5 photons cm?2s?1. These features will allow us to resolve a possible narrow 511-keV line both energetically and spatially within a Galactic center microquasar or in other broad-class annihilators.

J.E. Naya; P. von Ballmoos; R.K. Smither; M. Faiz; P.B. Fernandez; T. Graber; F. Albernhe; G. Vedrenne

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Infrared detection of (H2O)20 isomers of exceptional stability: a drop-like and a face-sharing pentagonal prism cluster  

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Water clusters containing fully coordinated water molecules are model systems that mimic the local environment of the condensed phase. Present knowledge about the water cluster size regime in which the transition from the allsurface to the fully solvated water molecules occurs is mainly based on theoretical predictions in lieu of the absence of precisely size resolved experimental measurements. Here, we report size and isomer selective infrared (IR) spectra of (H2O)20 clusters tagged with a sodium atom by employing IR excitation modulated photoionization spectroscopy. The observed absorption patterns in the OH stretching fingerprint region are consistent with the theoretically predicted spectra of two structurally distinct isomers: A drop-like cluster with a fully coordinated (interior) water and an edge-sharing pentagonal prism cluster in which all atoms are on the surface. The observed isomers show exceptional stability and are predicted to be nearly isoenergetic.

Pradzynski, Christoph C.; Dierking, Christoph W.; Zurheide, Florian; Forck, Richard M.; Buck, Udo; Zeuch, Thomas; Xantheas, Sotiris S.

2014-12-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Lab obtains approval to begin design on new radioactive waste staging  

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New radioactive waste staging facility New radioactive waste staging facility Lab obtains approval to begin design on new radioactive waste staging facility The 4-acre complex will include multiple staging buildings plus an operations center and a concrete pad for mobile waste characterization equipment. September 1, 2010 Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy sources, to plasma physics and new materials. Los Alamos National Laboratory sits on top of a once-remote mesa in northern New Mexico with the Jemez mountains as a backdrop to research and innovation covering multi-disciplines from bioscience, sustainable energy

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E(5) and X(5) critical point symmetries obtained from Davidson potentialsthrough a variational procedure  

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Davidson potentials of the form ?2+?04??2, when used in the E(5) framework bridge the U(5) and O(6) symmetries, while they bridge the U(5) and SU(3) symmetries when used in the X(5) framework. Using a variational procedure, we determine for each value of angular momentum L the value of ?0 at which the rate of change of various physical quantities [energy ratios, intraband B(E2) ratios, quadrupole moment ratios] has a maximum, the collection of the values of the physical quantity formed in this way being a candidate for describing its behavior at the relevant critical point. Energy ratios lead to the E(5) and X(5) results, while intraband B(E2) ratios and quadrupole moments lead to the E(5)-?4 and X(5)-?4 models. A new derivation of the Holmberg-Lipas formula for nuclear energy spectra is obtained as a by-product.

Dennis Bonatsos; D. Lenis; N. Minkov; D. Petrellis; P. P. Raychev; P. A. Terziev

2004-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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An Ad-Hoc Method for Obtaining chi**2 Values from Unbinned Maximum Likelihood Fits  

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A common goal in an experimental physics analysis is to extract information from a reaction with multi-dimensional kinematics. The preferred method for such a task is typically the unbinned maximum likelihood method. In fits using this method, the likelihood is a goodness-of-fit quantity in that it effectively discriminates between available hypotheses; however, it does not provide any information as to how well the best hypothesis describes the data. In this paper, we present an {\\em ad-hoc} procedure for obtaining chi**2/n.d.f. values from unbinned maximum likelihood fits. This method does not require binning the data, making it very applicable to multi-dimensional problems.

M. Williams; C. A. Meyer

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Process and apparatus for obtaining samples of liquid and gas from soil  

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An apparatus and process for obtaining samples of liquid and gas from subsurface soil is provided having filter zone adjacent an external expander ring. The expander ring creates a void within the soil substrate which encourages the accumulation of soil-borne fluids. The fluids migrate along a pressure gradient through a plurality of filters before entering a first chamber. A one-way valve regulates the flow of fluid into a second chamber in further communication with a collection tube through which samples are collected at the surface. A second one-way valve having a reverse flow provides additional communication between the chambers for the pressurized cleaning and back-flushing of the apparatus.

Rossabi, Joseph (105 Michael Ct., Aiken, SC 29801); May, Christopher P. (5002 Hesperus Dr., Columbia, MD 21044); Pemberton, Bradley E. (131 Glencarin Dr., Aiken, SC 29803); Shinn, Jim (Box 65, RFD. #1, South Royalton, VT 05068); Sprague, Keith (Box 234 Rte. 14, Brookfield, VT 05036)

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantum correlations in bulk properties of solids obtained from neutron scattering  

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We demonstrate that inelastic neutron scattering technique can be used to indirectly detect and measure the macroscopic quantum correlations quantified by both entanglement and discord in a quantum magnetic material, VODPO4 . 1D2O. The amount of quantum correlations is obtained 2 by analyzing the neutron scattering data of magnetic excitations in isolated V4+ spin dimers. Our quantitative analysis shows that the critical temperature of this material can reach as high as Tc = 82.5 K, where quantum entanglement drops to zero. Significantly, quantum discord can even survive at Tc = 300 K and may be used in room temperature quantum devices. Taking into account the spin-orbit (SO) coupling, we also predict theoretically that entanglement can be significantly enhanced and the critical temperature Tc increases with the strength of spin-orbit coupling.

Ben-Qiong Liu; Lian-Ao Wu; Guo-Mo Zeng; Jian-Ming Song; Wei Luo; Yang Lei; Guang-Ai Sun; Bo Chen; Shu-Ming Peng

2014-07-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Composition and microstructure of zirconium and hafnium germanates obtained by different chemical routes  

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The phase composition and morphology of zirconium and hafnium germanates synthesized by ceramic and co-precipitation routes were studied. The products were characterized using high-temperature X-ray diffraction analysis (XRD), Raman spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and thermal (TG/DTA) analysis. To investigate the phase composition and stoichiometry of compounds the unit cell parameters were refined by full-profile Rietveld XRD analysis. The morphology of products and its evolution during high-temperature treatment was examined by SEM analysis. It was stated that there is the strong dependence of the phase composition and morphology of products on the preparation route. The ceramic route requires a multi-stage high-temperature treatment to obtain zirconium and hafnium germanates of 95% purity or more. Also, there are strong diffusion limitations to obtain hafnium germanate Hf{sub 3}GeO{sub 8} by ceramic route. On the contrary, the co-precipitation route leads to the formation of nanocrystalline single phase germanates of stoichiometric composition at a relatively low temperatures (less than 1000 C). The results of quantitative XRD analysis showed the hafnium germanates are stoichiometric compounds in contrast to zirconium germanates that form a set of solid solutions. This distinction may be related to the difference in the ion radii of Zr and Hf. - Graphical abstract: The phase composition and morphology of zirconium and hafnium germanates synthesized by ceramic and co-precipitation routes were studied. It was stated that there is the strong dependence of the phase composition and morphology of products on the preparation route. Display Omitted - Highlights: Zr and Hf germanates were synthesized by ceramic and co-precipitation routes. The morphology of products depends on the synthesis parameters. Zirconium germanates forms a set of solid solutions. Hafnium germanates are stoichiometric compounds.

Utkin, A.V., E-mail: utkinalex@hotmail.com; Prokip, V.E.; Baklanova, N.I.

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

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hen disaster strikes, electric power hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

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Social buffering: relief from stress and anxiety  

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...buffering could provide alternative medical treatments based on the natural...the associations of cue stimuli (lighting) and aversive stimuli (shock...buffering could provide alternative medical treatments based on the natural...

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Relief and euphoria greet decision on LHC  

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... the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) approved construction of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), one of the largest basic science research projects ever undertaken.

Alison Abbott

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief  

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hen disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. And the effects can be devastating. Lights go out. Furnaces, refrigerators, and other electric appliances don't work. Neither do the electric pumps that deliver our drinking water and help treat sewage. Without elec- tricity for homes, hospitals, food stores, and vital municipal services, many of our most important needs go unmet. What's more, emergency response teams need a reliable source of electric power to even begin to deal with the crisis. Without electricity, gasoline can't be pumped at local service stations to transport emergency sup- plies, and banks can't provide emergency funds. Without electric power, conventional communication systems won't work.

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Basic properties of the mixed oxides obtained by thermal decomposition of hydrotalcites containing different metallic compositions  

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Carbonated layered double hydroxides (LDHs) containing Al, Fe, or Cr in a Mg(OH){sub 2} matrix or Al dissolved in hydroxides of Mg, Cu, Ni, Co, or Zn are used as precursors of basic catalysts. Decarbonation is studied by thermal analysis. The average basic strength, evaluated by the decarbonation temperature, is related to the partial charge of oxygen in the LDHs obtained from the Sanderson theory of electronegativity. The enthalpy of adsorption of CO{sub 2} on the resulting mixed oxides is measured by calorimetry. A homogeneous surface is generally observed for CO{sub 2} adsorption, with initial heats of adsorption close to those reported for MgO. The number of sites determined by this method is proportional to the rate constants for {beta}-isophorone isomerization, suggesting that both techniques measure surface properties. The layered structure in which OH{sup {minus}} is the compensating anion can be re-formed by hydration. This process does not appreciably change the adsorption of CO{sub 2}; thus, oxygens and hydroxyls show similar basic strengths in this case.

Valente, J.S.; Figueras, F.; Gravelle, M.; Kumbhar, P.; Lopez, J.; Besse, J.P.

2000-01-25T23:59:59.000Z

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The component groups structure of DPPC bilayers obtained by specular neutron reflectometry  

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Specular neutron reflectometry (SNR) was measured on a system of a floating bilayer consisting of 1,2-dipalmitoyl-d62-\\textit{sn}-glycero-3-phosphocholine (d62-diC16:0PC) deposited over a 1,2-dibehenoyl-\\textit{sn}-glycero-3-phosphocholine (diC22:0PC) bilayer at 25 and 55 {\\deg}C. The internal structure of lipid bilayers was described by a one dimensional scattering length density profile (SLDP) model, originally developed for the evaluation of small angle scattering data. The corresponding model reflectivity curves successfully describe the experimental reflectivity curves of a supported bilayer in the gel phase and a system of a floating bilayer in the liquid crystalline phase. The reflectivity data from the supported bilayer were evaluated individually and served further as an input by the data treatment of floating bilayer reflectivity curves. The results yield internal structure of a deposited and floating bilayer on the level of component groups of lipid molecules. The obtained structure of the floating d62-diC16:0PC bilayer displays high resemblance to the bilayer structure in the form of unilamellar vesicles, however, simultaneously it shows rate of fluctuations in comparison to unilamellar vesicle bilayers.

Michal Beli?ka; Yuri Gerelli; Norbert Ku?erka; Giovanna Fragneto

2014-12-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Mssbauer spectroscopy studies of carbon-encapsulated magnetic nanoparticles obtained by different routes  

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Carbon-encapsulated magnetic nanoparticles (CEMNPs) are nanomaterials with a core-shell structure. Their intrinsic properties result both from the unique nature of the encapsulated magnetic phases and the high chemical stability of the external carbon shells. CEMNPs may find many prospective applications e.g. in magnetic data storage catalysis xerography magnetic resonance imaging and in biomedical applications. Herein we present detailed structural studies of such nanostructures by Mssbauer spectroscopy x-ray diffraction(XRD) scanning electron microscopy and transmission electron microscopy. CEMNPs have been obtained by three different techniques: carbon arc combustion synthesis and radio frequency thermal plasma. The evaluation of the phase composition of the products was strongly limited due to the broadening and overlapping of the lines in XRDdiffraction patterns. The presence of the semicrystalline phases which could not been identified by XRD was established by Mssbauer spectroscopy. Furthermore the magnetic core phase composition was evaluated quantitatively. The products were purified before structural analyses to remove the nonencapsulated particles. The purification caused significant changes in the mass and the saturation magnetization. The Mssbauer spectra of the purified products were compared with the literature data concerning the as-produced CEMNPs.

M. Bystrzejewski; A. Grabias; J. Borysiuk; A. Huczko; H. Lange

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Numerical analysis of liquid-solids suspension velocities and concentrations obtained by NMR imaging.  

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Analyses of some of the steady-state, fully developed, and isothermal carrier fluid velocity and solids concentration data of Altobelli et al. and Sinton and Chow obtained using three-dimensional time-of-flight nuclear magnetic (NMR) imaging techniques are presented. NMR imaging offers powerful techniques to nonintrusively determine three-dimensional time-dependent velocity and concentration fields to assist development and validation of the constitutive models and the computer programs describing concentrated suspensions. These experiments were carefully performed and probably represent the best available open literature data of their kind. COMMIX-M, a three-dimensional transient and steady-state computer program written in Cartesian and cylindrical coordinates, has been used to analyze the NMR data. This computer program is capable of analyzing multiphase flow and heat transfer and utilizes the separate phases model wherein each phase has its own mass, momentum, and energy equations. COMMIX-M contains constitutive relationships for interfacial drag, solids viscosities and stresses to describe the solids rheology, and virtual mass and shear lift forces extended to a continuum from the single particle literature. Also included is a solids partial-slip boundary condition to allow nonzero tangential velocity at the tube walls. This computer program is being developed at Argonne National Laboratory for application to test various interphase interaction models and to predict design and processing of dense fluid-solids suspension systems. Comparisons of computed and measured concentration and velocity profiles provide some insights into the mechanisms governing the observed phenomena. Recommendations for model improvement are given. To the authors knowledge, these are the first such comparisons of theory and experiment

Ding, J.; Lyczkowski, R. W.; Sha, W. T.; Altobelli, S. A.; Fukushima, E.; Lovelace Medical Foundation

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of liquid-solids suspension velocities and concentrations obtained by NMR imaging  

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COMMIX-M, a three-dimensional transient and steady-state computer program written in Cartesian and cylindrical coordinates, has been developed by Argonne National Laboratory. This computer program is capable of analyzing multiphase flow and heat transfer and utilizes the separate phases model wherein each phase has its own mass, momentum, and energy equations. This computer program is in its early stages of development for application to test various interphase interaction models and to predict design and processing of dense fluid-solids suspension systems. COMMIX-M contains preliminary constitutive relationships for interfacial drag, solids viscosities and stresses to describe the solids rheology, and shear lift forces from the literature. Also included is a solids partial slip boundary condition to allow non-zero tangential velocity at the tube walls. Analyses of some of the steady-state, fully-developed isothermal carrier fluid velocity and solids concentration data of Altobelli et al. and Sinton and Chow are presented. These experimental data obtained using three-dimensional time-of-flight nuclear magnetic (NMR) imaging techniques were carefully performed and represent some of the best available open literature data of their kind. NMR imaging offers powerful techniques to non-intrusively determine three-dimensional time-dependent velocity and concentration fields to assist development and validation of the constitutive models and the computer programs describing concentrated suspensions. Analyses of these NMR data, together with comparisons of computed and measured concentration and velocity profiles provide some insights into the mechanisms governing the observed phenomena. Recommendations for future research are given. To the authors` knowledge, these are the first such comparisons of theory and experiment.

Ding, J.; Lyczkowski, R.W.; Sha, W.T. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Altobelli, S.A.; Fukushima, E. [Lovelace Medical Foundation, Albuquerque, NM (United States)

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of liquid-solids suspension velocities and concentrations obtained by NMR imaging  

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COMMIX-M, a three-dimensional transient and steady-state computer program written in Cartesian and cylindrical coordinates, has been developed by Argonne National Laboratory. This computer program is capable of analyzing multiphase flow and heat transfer and utilizes the separate phases model wherein each phase has its own mass, momentum, and energy equations. This computer program is in its early stages of development for application to test various interphase interaction models and to predict design and processing of dense fluid-solids suspension systems. COMMIX-M contains preliminary constitutive relationships for interfacial drag, solids viscosities and stresses to describe the solids rheology, and shear lift forces from the literature. Also included is a solids partial slip boundary condition to allow non-zero tangential velocity at the tube walls. Analyses of some of the steady-state, fully-developed isothermal carrier fluid velocity and solids concentration data of Altobelli et al. and Sinton and Chow are presented. These experimental data obtained using three-dimensional time-of-flight nuclear magnetic (NMR) imaging techniques were carefully performed and represent some of the best available open literature data of their kind. NMR imaging offers powerful techniques to non-intrusively determine three-dimensional time-dependent velocity and concentration fields to assist development and validation of the constitutive models and the computer programs describing concentrated suspensions. Analyses of these NMR data, together with comparisons of computed and measured concentration and velocity profiles provide some insights into the mechanisms governing the observed phenomena. Recommendations for future research are given. To the authors' knowledge, these are the first such comparisons of theory and experiment.

Ding, J.; Lyczkowski, R.W.; Sha, W.T. (Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)); Altobelli, S.A.; Fukushima, E. (Lovelace Medical Foundation, Albuquerque, NM (United States))

1992-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a general method for obtaining the geometry of microfluidic networks  

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In the present study, a general method for geometry of fluidic networks is developed with emphasis on pressure-driven flows in the microfluidic applications. The design method is based on general features of network's geometry such as cross-sectional area and length of channels. Also, the method is applicable to various cross-sectional shapes such as circular, rectangular, triangular, and trapezoidal cross sections. Using constructal theory, the flow resistance, energy loss and performance of the network are optimized. Also, by this method, practical design strategies for the fabrication of microfluidic networks can be improved. The design method enables rapid prediction of fluid flow in the complex network of channels and is very useful for improving proper miniaturization and integration of microfluidic networks. Minimization of flow resistance of the network of channels leads to universal constants for consecutive cross-sectional areas and lengths. For a Y-shaped network, the optimal ratios of consecutive cross-section areas (A{sub i+1}/A{sub i}) and lengths (L{sub i+1}/L{sub i}) are obtained as A{sub i+1}/A{sub i} = 2{sup ?2/3} and L{sub i+1}/L{sub i} = 2{sup ?1/3}, respectively. It is shown that energy loss in the network is proportional to the volume of network. It is also seen when the number of channels is increased both the hydraulic resistance and the volume occupied by the network are increased in a similar manner. Furthermore, the method offers that fabrication of multi-depth and multi-width microchannels should be considered as an integral part of designing procedures. Finally, numerical simulations for the fluid flow in the network have been performed and results show very good agreement with analytic results.

Razavi, Mohammad Sayed, E-mail: m.sayedrazavi@gmail.com; Salimpour, M. R. [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)] [Department of Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Shirani, Ebrahim [Department of Engineering, Foolad Institute of Technology, FooladShahr 84916-63763, Isfahan (Iran, Islamic Republic of)] [Department of Engineering, Foolad Institute of Technology, FooladShahr 84916-63763, Isfahan (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

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Pre-industrial charcoal production in Lower Lusatia (Brandenburg, Germany): Detection and evaluation of a large charcoal-burning field by combining archaeological studies, GIS-based analyses of shaded-relief maps and dendrochronological age determination  

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Abstract In pre-industrial times, charcoal burning was a common source of energy across Europe. Charcoal production and its related consequences for the upland environment are well known due to historical and palaeoenvironmental research. In recent years, awareness has grown regarding the use of woods in the lowlands for charcoal production. In the last 20 years, a large charcoal-burning field in Lower Lusatia (Brandenburg, North German Lowlands) was discovered by systematic archaeological excavations of the opencast mine of Jnschwalde. However, the excavations are limited to the mine, which only covers a portion of the Jnschwalder Heide and the surrounding forests. In this paper, we present the results of our study regarding the spatial extension and timing of charcoal production in the Jnschwalder Heide and its surrounding areas. We applied a combined approach using archaeological research results, GIS-analyses of shaded-relief maps (SRMs) and tree-ring dating of selected charcoal kiln remains. Approximately 900 excavated charcoal kiln ground plans were analysed, which provided a solid data basis for our GIS analyses. For an extensive evaluation, we enlarged our study area beyond the limits of the lignite mine. We identified and digitised the remains of the charcoal kilns by creating \\{SRMs\\} from digital elevation models (DEMs) that were based on high-resolution airborne laser scanning data (ALS). The data from the excavated and digitised charcoal kiln remains were analysed in terms of their sizes and spatial distributions. In addition, the dendrochronological ages of 16 selected charcoal kiln remains were determined. This study shows that charcoal production was more extensive than initially proven by archaeological excavations. The remains of more than 5000 charcoal kilns were detected on the \\{SRMs\\} across an area that was twice as large as the excavated charcoal-burning field. In the Jnschwalder Heide, considerably more charcoal kiln relicts exist compared with the surrounding communal areas. Furthermore, the charcoal kiln remains in the Jnschwalder Heide have larger diameters, suggesting large-scale charcoal production for supplying energy to the nearby ironworks at Peitz. However, the charcoal production on the communal land was most likely for local crafts. The ages of the charcoal kiln remains indicated that charcoal production occurred between the 17th and 19th centuries, corresponding with the main period of charcoal burning. Overall, our study suggested that charcoal production sites are underestimated in the modern landscapes of the North German Lowlands.

A. Raab; M. Takla; T. Raab; A. Nicolay; A. Schneider; H. Rsler; K.-U. Heuner; E. Bnisch

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Laser cooling of the vibrational motion of Na{sub 2} combining the effects of zero-width resonances and exceptional points  

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We propose various scenarios for molecular vibrational cooling combining the effects of two kinds of resonance states occurring during the photodissociation of Na{sub 2} taken as an illustrative example. Such resonances result from an appropriate sampling of laser parameters (wavelength and intensity): (a) For particular choices of intensity and wavelength, two resonance energies can be brought to complete coalescence, with their positions and widths becoming equal and leading to a so-called exceptional point (EP) in the parameter plane. Advantage can be taken from such points for very selective laser-controlled vibrational transfer strategies. (b) For specific intensities, far beyond the perturbation regime, some resonances can have a zero width (infinite lifetime). They are referred to as a zero-width resonance (ZWR) and may be used for vibrational purification purposes. We show how appropriately shaped, experimentally reachable laser pulses, encircling EPs or inducing ZWRs, may be used for a thorough and comprehensive control aiming at population transfer or purification schemes, which, starting from an initial field-free vibrational distribution, ends up in the ground vibrational level.

Lefebvre, R. [Institut des Sciences Moleculaires d'Orsay, Batiment 350, Universite Paris-Sud (CNRS), F-91405 Orsay (France); U.F.R. de Physique Fondamentale et Appliquee, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, F-75321 Paris (France); Jaouadi, A. [Institut des Sciences Moleculaires d'Orsay, Batiment 350, Universite Paris-Sud (CNRS), F-91405 Orsay (France); Laboratoire Aime Cotton, CNRS, Batiment 505, Universite Paris-Sud, F-91405 Orsay (France); Dulieu, O. [Laboratoire Aime Cotton, CNRS, Batiment 505, Universite Paris-Sud, F-91405 Orsay (France); Atabek, O. [Institut des Sciences Moleculaires d'Orsay, Batiment 350, Universite Paris-Sud (CNRS), F-91405 Orsay (France)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Origin of the exceptional negative thermal expansion in metal-organic framework-5 Zn4O(1,4-benzenedicarboxylate)3  

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Metal organic framework-5 (MOF-5) was recently suggested to possess an exceptionally large negative thermal-expansion coefficient. Our direct experimental measurement of the thermal expansion of MOF-5 using neutron powder diffraction, in the temperature range of 4 to 600 K, shows that the linear thermal-expansion coefficient is ??1610?6?K?1. To understand the origin of this large negative thermal-expansion behavior, we performed first-principles lattice dynamics calculations. The calculated thermal-expansion coefficients within quasiharmonic approximation agree well with the experimental data. We found that almost all low-frequency lattice vibrational modes (below ?23?meV) involve the motion of the benzene rings and the ZnO4 clusters as rigid units and the carboxyl groups as bridges. These so-called rigid-unit modes exhibit various degrees of phonon softening (i.e., the vibrational energy decreases with contracting crystal lattice) and thus are directly responsible for the large negative thermal expansion in MOF-5. Initial efforts were made to observe the phonon softening experimentally.

W. Zhou; H. Wu; T. Yildirim; J. R. Simpson; A. R. Hight Walker

2008-08-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Psychological correlates of the UFO abduction experience : the role of beliefs and indirect suggestions on abduction accounts obtained during hypnosis.  

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??Reports of UFO abductions continue to increase in number in North America, the details of which are most commonly obtained in a quasi-therapeutic context, often (more)

Day, Duncan J.A

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Requirements: Date of Event: ___________ You must obtain a signed burn permit from Campus Fire Safety or Public Safety.  

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to obtain a permit. Open burning must be 50 feet away from nearest field, brush, or structure. The fire pit: Open burning - bonfires, camp fires, open pits, etc. Only an approved enclosed fire pit structure canRequirements: Date of Event: ___________ You must obtain a signed burn permit from Campus Fire

Royer, Dana

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EXC-14-0001 - In the Matter of Felix Storch Inc. | Department...  

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explored various alternatives, the unit is unable to attain the lower maximum energy usage prescribed by the new standards. In reviewing FSI's request for exception relief, OHA...

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This article has been accepted for inclusion in a future issue of this journal. Content is final as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRID 1  

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as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRID 1 Primary Voltage Control of supercapacitor arrays and where the ADN uses the grid explicit congestion notification (GECN) for real to achieve spe- cific operation objectives (e.g., [1]­[7]). In particular, the grid ancillary services1

Thévenaz, Jacques

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Western Michigan University is a weapon free school. By order of the Board of Trustees: "No person shall possess on university property any firearms or other dangerous weapons with the exception of  

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Western Michigan University is a weapon free school. By order of the Board of Trustees: "No person shall possess on university property any firearms or other dangerous weapons with the exception of police officers, transfer agents licensed to carry weapons and persons using any such weapons for class

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This article has been accepted for inclusion in a future issue of this journal. Content is final as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION 1  

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as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ENERGY CONVERSION 1 Key Technical, prepared by the Climate Change Tech- nology Subcommittee, a subcommittee of the Power and Energy Society Energy Development and Power Generation Committee, identifies key technical issues facing the electric

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This article has been accepted for inclusion in a future issue of this journal. Content is final as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 1  

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as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GEOSCIENCE AND REMOTE SENSING 1 Effects), radar, reflec- tometry, remote sensing, soil. I. INTRODUCTION NEAR-surface soil moisture has been heat fluxes [5]. Manuscript received December 1, 2011; revised May 13, 2012, August 27, 2012

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This article has been accepted for inclusion in a future issue of this journal. Content is final as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS 1  

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as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS 1 Robust Partial Feedback Linearizing Stabilization Scheme for Three-Phase Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems M. A. Mahmud, Member a robust stabilization scheme for a three-phase grid-connected photovoltaic system to control the current

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as presented, with the exception of pagination. IEEE JOURNAL OF PHOTOVOLTAICS 1 Gallium Arsenide Solar Cell--Gallium arsenide, nanospheres, photovoltaic systems, whispering gallery modes (WGMs). I. INTRODUCTION THE route as the active layer is thinned [2]. Thin-film photovoltaics offer the possibility to significantly reduce

Atwater, Harry

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Urban Energy Balance Obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model Experiment. Part I: Basic Features of the Surface Energy Balance  

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The objective of this study is to examine the basic features of the surface energy balance (SEB) using the data obtained from the Comprehensive Outdoor Scale Model (COSMO). COSMO is an idealized miniature city that has no vegetation, no human ...

Toru Kawai; Manabu Kanda

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of aflatoxin production in peanuts on the nutritional and functional properties of products obtained by various processing methods  

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of flours and protein isolates from wholesome and aflatoxin contaminated peanuts 38 10. Hunter color values for wholesome and aflatoxin contaminated peanut flours and peanut protein isolates. 39 11. Lovibond color tintometer ratio for crude oil obtained... . from prepress solvent extraction and aqueous p~ocessing of wholesome and aflatoxin contaminated peanuts . . 44 12. Some physical and chemical properties of crude oil obtained from prepress solvent extraction and aqueous processing of wholesome...

Ifeacho, Carole Ihuoma

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of different annealing temperatures on tin and cadmium telluride phases obtained by a modified chemical route  

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Graphical abstract: Display Omitted Highlights: ? Synthesis of cadmium and tin telluride. ? Chemical route to obtain pure crystalline cadmium and tin telluride. ? Effect of the annealing temperature on the crystalline phases. ? Removal of tin oxide as side product through thermal treatment. -- Abstract: In this work tin and cadmium telluride were prepared by a modification of a chemical route reported in the literature to obtain metallacycles formed by oxidative addition of tin-tellurium bonds to platinum (II). Through this procedure it was possible to obtain tin and cadmium telluride. X-ray diffraction and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy were used to identify the crystalline phases obtained as well as the presence of side products. In the case of tin telluride it was identified potassium chloride, metallic tellurium and tin oxide as contaminants. The tin oxidation states were also monitored by {sup 119}Sn Mssbauer spectroscopy. The annealing in hydrogen atmosphere was chosen as a strategy to reduce the tin oxide and promote its reaction with the excess of tellurium present in the medium. The evolution of this tin oxide phase was studied through the annealing of the sample at different temperatures. Cadmium telluride was obtained with high degree of purity (98.5% relative weight fraction) according to the Rietveld refinement of X-ray diffraction data. The modified procedure showed to be very effective to obtain amorphous tin and cadmium telluride and the annealing at 450 C has proven to be useful to reduce the amount of oxide produced as side product.

Mesquita, Anderson Fuzer [Departamento de Qumica, CCE, Universidade Federal do Esprito Santo, Campus Goiabeiras, 29075-910 Vitria, Esprito Santo (Brazil)] [Departamento de Qumica, CCE, Universidade Federal do Esprito Santo, Campus Goiabeiras, 29075-910 Vitria, Esprito Santo (Brazil); Porto, Arilza de Oliveira, E-mail: arilzaporto@yahoo.com.br [Departamento de Qumica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil); Magela de Lima, Geraldo [Departamento de Qumica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)] [Departamento de Qumica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil); Paniago, Roberto [Departamento de Fsica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)] [Departamento de Fsica, ICEx, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil); Ardisson, Jos Domingos [Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, CDTN/CNEN, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)] [Centro de Desenvolvimento da Tecnologia Nuclear, CDTN/CNEN, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance  

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? call TTY: 1-800-462-7585). You also may apply online at www.fema.gov (by clicking on ?Online Individual As- sistance Center?). FEMA does not accept applications through the mail; nor can they be completed at Disaster Recovery Centers (unless a Center...). If FEMA determines you are not eligible for assistance, you will receive a letter explaining why you were denied and how to appeal. Appeals must be made in writing and mailed within 60 days of FEMA?s decision. If you have insurance, you should contact...

Cavanagh, Joyce

2008-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance (Spanish)  

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propietarios podr?n solicitar Pr?stamos para Bienes Inmuebles de hasta $200,000 para reparar o restituir una residencia principal al estado en el que se encontraba con anterioridad al desastre. El producido de la cobertura del seguro de su propiedad se...

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TEA-0008 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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08 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. 08 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. TEA-0008 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. The present Appeal filed by Unico, Inc. (Unico), relates to a Decision and Order issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on December 20, 2005, granting exception relief to Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Energy Savings Products, Ltd., 29 DOE & 81,015 (2005) (ESP). ESP sought and obtained exception relief on the basis that the firm is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment, and would suffer a gross inequity, serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with

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Microsoft Word - 0008.tea.wpd  

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June 30, 2006 June 30, 2006 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Appeal Case Name: Unico, Inc. Date of Filing: January 19, 2006 Case Number: TEA-0008 The present Appeal filed by Unico, Inc. (Unico), relates to a Decision and Order issued by the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) on December 20, 2005, granting exception relief to Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Energy Savings Products, Ltd., 29 DOE & 81,015 (2005) (ESP). ESP sought and obtained exception relief on the basis that the firm is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment, and would suffer a gross inequity,

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The Planck Length Scale and Einstein Mass-Energy Obtained from the Sciama-Mach Large Number Relationship  

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If a physical significance should be attributed to the cosmological large number relationship obtained from Sciama's formulation of Mach's Principle, then a number of interesting physical conclusions may be drawn. The Planck length is naturally obtained as the amplitude of waves in a medium whose properties are implied by the relationship. The relativistic internal energy associated with a rest mass is explicitly related to the gravitational potential energy of the Universe, and consistency with the Einstein photon energy is demonstrated. Broader cosmological consequences of this formulation are addressed.

Scott Funkhouser

2003-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on design of a process for organo-refining of coal to obtain super clean coal  

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Organo-refining of coal results in refining the coal to obtain super clean coal and residual coal. Super clean coal may be used to obtain value added chemicals, products, and cleaner fuels from coal. In the present work, studies on the design of a semicontinuous process for organo-refining of one ton of coal have been made. The results are reported. This is only a cursory attempt for the design, and further studies may be required for designing this process for use in the development of a scaled-up process of organo-refining of coal.

Sharma, C.S.; Sharma, D.K. [Indian Inst. of Tech., New Delhi (India). Centre for Energy Studies

1999-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and apparatus for obtaining stack traceback data for multiple computing nodes of a massively parallel computer system  

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A data collector for a massively parallel computer system obtains call-return stack traceback data for multiple nodes by retrieving partial call-return stack traceback data from each node, grouping the nodes in subsets according to the partial traceback data, and obtaining further call-return stack traceback data from a representative node or nodes of each subset. Preferably, the partial data is a respective instruction address from each node, nodes having identical instruction address being grouped together in the same subset. Preferably, a single node of each subset is chosen and full stack traceback data is retrieved from the call-return stack within the chosen node.

Gooding, Thomas Michael (Rochester, MN); McCarthy, Patrick Joseph (Rochester, MN)

2010-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

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ON THE DYNAMICS OF THE SOLAR CORONA: FIRST RESULTS OBTAINED WITH A NEW 3D MHD MODEL  

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1 ON THE DYNAMICS OF THE SOLAR CORONA: FIRST RESULTS OBTAINED WITH A NEW 3D MHD MODEL J. Kleimann 1) is applied to the problem of the dynamics of the solar corona. First, we present the basic system of equations for a two- uid description of the solar wind plasma and point out possible numerical di

Grauer, Rainer

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with Earth's Theia component; thus, it is present-ly not possible to obtain information on D17  

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with Earth's Theia component; thus, it is present- ly not possible to obtain information on D17 O of the proto-Earth. An alternative explanation for the isotope difference between Earth and the Moon is that the D17 O value of Earth was modified by late- accreting material (late veneer) after the for- mation

Napp, Nils

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Structural and functional insights into an archaeal L-asparaginase obtained through the linker-less assembly of constituent domains  

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A conjoined archeal L-asparaginase obtained by assembly of the individual domains in the absence of covalent linker displayed structural similarity and functional superiority than the parent protein. A new mechanism of action has been proposed from the crystal structure of the substrate-bound conjoined enzyme.

Tomar, R.

2014-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

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For economic energy, we need: tritium, large size to obtain hot fusing plasma; high fields and large currents  

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-D, and not optimised for neutron production) Fusion for ENERGY is difficult: #12;22 The smaller scale (and possible11 For economic energy, we need: tritium, large size to obtain hot fusing plasma; high fields and large currents high running costs, large stored energy (beware disruptions, ELMs) Fusion for NEUTRONS

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Planar waveguide obtained by burying a Ge22As20Se58 fiber in As2S3 glass  

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Planar waveguide obtained by burying a Ge22As20Se58 fiber in As2S3 glass Quentin Coulombier glasses. Two highly mature chalcogenide glasses are used for these experiments. GASIR glass from Umicore IR Glass, Olen, Belgium, with the composition of Ge22As20Se58 is used to draw fibers

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Method to obtain absolute impurity density profiles combining charge exchange and beam emission spectroscopy without absolute intensity calibration  

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Investigation of impurity transport properties in tokamak plasmas is essential and a diagnostic that can provide information on the impurity content is required. Combining charge exchange recombination spectroscopy (CXRS) and beam emission spectroscopy (BES), absolute radial profiles of impurity densities can be obtained from the CXRS and BES intensities, electron density and CXRS and BES emission rates, without requiring any absolute calibration of the spectra. The technique is demonstrated here with absolute impurity density radial profiles obtained in TEXTOR plasmas, using a high efficiency charge exchange spectrometer with high etendue, that measures the CXRS and BES spectra along the same lines-of-sight, offering an additional advantage for the determination of absolute impurity densities.

Kappatou, A.; Delabie, E. [FOM Institute DIFFER - Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research, Association EURATOM-FOM, 3430 BE Nieuwegein (Netherlands); Jaspers, R. J. E.; Jakobs, M. A. [Science and Technology of Nuclear Fusion, Eindhoven University of Technology, 5600 MB Eindhoven (Netherlands); Marchuk, O.; Biel, W. [Institute for Energy and Climate Research, Forschungszentrum Julich GmbH, Trilateral Euregio Cluster, 52425 Julich (Germany)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation of nuclear design method by measured data obtained in the physics test at a small fast reactor  

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The present paper discusses applicability of the measured data of Joyo cores from a view point of integral validation for the 4S nuclear design methodology. Through the evaluation of isothermal reactivity coefficients and reactivity losses due to burnup, the results confirm that those MK-I and MK-II database are effective in order to increase the dataset for uncertainty estimation for the prediction. Discussions on the 4S design method validation are also done through the analyses of criticality, power distributions and reactivity loss due to burn-up. The C/E values for criticality and reaction rate distributions are confirmed to be consistent with those obtained from the physics benchmark experiments. Through an analysis of burnup coefficient of the MK-I core by the detailed Monte Carlo calculations, the C/E value is 1.1, which is close to 1.06 obtained by the deterministic transport analysis. (authors)

Nagata, A.; Tsuboi, Y. [Advanced Energy Design and Engineering Dep., Toshiba Corporation, 8 Shinsugita-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama, 235-8523 (Japan); Moriki, Y. [Power and Industrial Systems Research and Development Center, Toshiba Corporation, 8 Shinsugita-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama, 235-8523 (Japan); Kawashima, M. [Nuclear Technology Application Dept., Toshiba Nuclear Engineering Services Corporation, 8 Shinsugita-cho, Isogo-ku, Yokohama, 235-8523 (Japan)

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Utilizing of protein splicing phenomenon for optimization of obtaining and purification of the recombinant human growth hormone  

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Protein splicing is a post-translational autocatalystic excision of internal protein sequence (intein) with the subsequent ligation of the flanking polypeptides (exteins). The high specificity of excision ensured by intein makes it possible to use a phenomenon of protein splicing for the biotechnology purposes. The aim of this work was optimization of obtaining and purification of the recombinant human growth hormone using the protein splicing. It was experimentally demonstrated that the use of modified intein as auto-removal affine marker makes it possible to perform the rapid and cheap isolation of the recombinant protein Hgh. Furthermore, this approach allows to obtain the human growth hormone with native N-terminus, without formyl-metionine. Key words: intein, human growth hormone, protein splicing

P. L. Starokadomskyy; O. V. Okunev; L. V. Dubey

2006-12-05T23:59:59.000Z

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The microhardness and microstructural characteristics of bulk molybdenum samples obtained by consolidating nanopowders by plasma pressure compaction  

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In this paper is presented consolidation of nanometer-sized molybdenum powders to form bulk samples by the technique of Plasma Pressure Compaction (P2C). The nanocrystalline powders, consolidated at a temperature of 1400 C and pressure of 48 \\{MPa\\} for a time period of 3 min, had a theoretical density of 97%. The presence of distributed agglomerates in the nanocrystalline powders has an influence on density and microstructure of the bulk metal sample. To facilitate comparison micrometer-sized powders of molybdenum were also consolidated, at a temperature of 1650 C, and had a theoretical density of 98.5%. The bulk sample obtained by consolidating nanocrystalline powders had a higher microhardness (2.95 GPa) than the sample obtained by consolidating from micron-sized powders (2.16 GPa).

T.S Srivatsan; B.G Ravi; M Petraroli; T.S Sudarshan

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Crystal Fields in Dilute Rare-Earth Metals Obtained from Magnetization Measurements on Dilute Rare-Earth Alloys  

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Crystal field parameters of Tb, Dy, and Er in Sc, Y, and Lu are summarized. These parameters are obtained from magnetization measurements on dilute single crystals, and successfully checked by a number of different methods. The crystal field parameters vary unpredictably with the rare-earth solute. B40, B60, and B66 are similar in Y and Lu. Crystal field parameters for the pure metals Tb, Dy, and Er are estimated from the crystal fields in Y and Lu.

P. Touborg and J. Hg

1974-09-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Subcontracted R and D final report: analysis of samples obtained from GKT gasification test of Kentucky coal. Nonproprietary version  

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A laboratory test program was performed to obtain detailed compositional data on the Gesellshaft fuer Kohle-Technologie (GKT) gasifier feed and effluent streams. GKT performed pilot gasification tests with Kentucky No. 9 coal and collected various samples which were analyzed by GKT and the Radian Corporation, Austin, Texas. The coal chosen had good liquefaction characteristics and a high gasification reactivity. No organic priority pollutants or PAH compounds were detected in the wash water, and solid waste leachates were within RCRA metals limits.

Raman, S.V.

1983-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparative NEXAFS Study on Soot Obtained from an Ethylene/Air Flame, a Diesel Engine, and Graphite  

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Comparative NEXAFS Study on Soot Obtained from an Ethylene/Air Flame, a Diesel Engine, and Graphite ... Aerosol and Nanostructures Laboratory, Istituto Motori, CNR, Napoli, Italy, and Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering and Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40515 ... Microstructure and molecular structure properties of different carbonaceous byproducts from combustion are fundamental to evaluate the radiative properties of such materials when combustion aerosols interact with solar radiation in atmosphere. ...

Stefano di Stasio; Artur Braun

2005-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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U-265: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain  

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5: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users 5: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code U-265: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code September 21, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code PLATFORM: HP SiteScope v11.10, v11.11, v11.12 for Windows, Linux and Solaris ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in HP SiteScope. reference LINKS: HP Security Bulletin Document ID: c03489683 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027547 CVE-2012-3259 CVE-2012-3260 CVE-2012-3261 CVE-2012-3262 CVE-2012-3263 CVE-2012-3264 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: A vulnerability was reported in HP SiteScope. A remote user can execute

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U-265: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain  

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5: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users 5: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code U-265: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code September 21, 2012 - 6:00am Addthis PROBLEM: HP SiteScope Bugs in SiteScope SOAP Feature Let Remote Users Obtain Information and Execute Arbitrary Code PLATFORM: HP SiteScope v11.10, v11.11, v11.12 for Windows, Linux and Solaris ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in HP SiteScope. reference LINKS: HP Security Bulletin Document ID: c03489683 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1027547 CVE-2012-3259 CVE-2012-3260 CVE-2012-3261 CVE-2012-3262 CVE-2012-3263 CVE-2012-3264 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: A vulnerability was reported in HP SiteScope. A remote user can execute

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Polarization and corrosion of electrogalvanized steel - evaluation of zinc coatings obtained from waste-derived zinc electrolytes  

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The corrosion of electrogalvanized 1070 steel wire has been investigated in molar quiescent ammonium chloride and ammonium sulfate under near-neutral conditions. Zinc coatings obtained from waste-derived electrolytes were evaluated vs. coatings from relatively pure zinc electrolytes. The waste source of zinc was brass smelter flue dust. Corrosion rates were measured by Tafel line extrapolation and the polarization resistance technique. Values of the Tafel slopes and the corrosion currents were also compared with those for pure zinc (99.999%). Corrosion rates were found to be affected by the medium employed, pH, and bimetal diameter reduction (drawing). Drawn electrogalvanized stee displays higher values of the Tafel slopes than do the as-plated samples. The Tafel slopes are different from thos obtained on pure zinc. This is assumed to be due to inhomogeneous surface features obtained from additive adsorption (during plating) and residual lubricants used in the drawing process as well as surface structure. The corrosion rates of electrogalvanized samples plated in the waste-derived zinc electrolytes were similar to the corrosion rates of samples plated in relatively pure zinc electrolytes. Therefore, wastes are a potential source of zinc for electrogalvanizing.

Dattilo, M.

1985-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bay of Campeche oil spill: obtaining jurisdiction over Petroleos Mexicanos under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976  

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A massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico during the summer of 1979 affords the opportunity to consider application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act of 1976 (FSIA) as a basis for US interests injured by transboundary pollution to obtain jurisdiction over a foreign stateowned polluter in this country's courts. The author first outlines the development of sovereign-immunity law in the United States prior to the enactment of the FSIA and describes the operation and effect of the 1976 legislation. He then considers the application of the FSIA to the facts of the suits filed against Pemex; he concludes that the plaintiffs should be able to obtain jurisdiction over Pemex in a US court. The availability of jurisdiction under the FSIA to injured parties in future transboundary pollution actions is in doubt, however, because of a reference in the legislative history of the FSIA to the District of Columbia's long-arm statute and the history of judicial caution in cases involving international disputes. Courts may interpret the reference to the District of Columbia statute to mean that a pollution injury alone will not be enough to warrant assumption of personal jurisdiction. Requiring the plaintiffs in the Pemex case and injured parties in future cases to demonstrate some additional contacts by a foreign defendant aside from the pollution injury itself would limit use of the FSIA as a basis for obtaining jurisdiction over the foreign polluter. Nevertheless, this Comment recommends that because of ambiguity in the portion of the legislative history that concerns the scope of personal jurisdiction under the FSIA and the considerable foreign policy implications of the exercise of extraterritorial jurisdiction, US courts should adopt this more-restrictive interpretation of the FSIA. 238 references.

Leventhal, F.D.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sisal Fibers: Surface Chemical Modification Using Reagent Obtained from a Renewable Source; Characterization of Hemicellulose and Lignin as Model Study  

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Sisal Fibers: Surface Chemical Modification Using Reagent Obtained from a Renewable Source; Characterization of Hemicellulose and Lignin as Model Study ... Instituto de Qumica de So Carlos, Universidade de So Paulo, USP, C.P. 780, CEP 13560-970 So Carlos, SP, Brazil, and Universit Bordeaux 1, US2B, UMR 5103 CNRS-INRA-UBx1, F-33405 Talence Cedex, France ... The main advantage of lignocellulosic fibers upon their mineral counterpart is their environmental friendliness, due, for instance, to the CO2 neutral life cycle and possibility of incineration for energy recovery after disposal (3). ...

Jackson D. Megiatto, Jr.; William Hoareau; Christian Gardrat; Elisabete Frollini; Alain Castellan

2007-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The effect of CO? on the flammability limits of low-BTU gas of the type obtained from Texas lignite  

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Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. W. N. Heffington An experimental study was conducted to determine if relatively large amounts of CO in a low-BTU gas of the type 2 derived from underground gasification of Texas lignite would cause significant... ? Flammability limit data for three actual samples of low-BTU gas obtained from an in-situ coal gasification experiment (Heffington, 1981). The HHC are higher LIST OF TABLES (Cont'd) PAGE hydrocarbons orimarily C H and C H . ----- 34 I 2 6 3 8' TABLE 5...

Gaines, William Russell

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Method and apparatus for converting and removing organosulfur and other oxidizable compounds from distillate fuels, and compositions obtained thereby  

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The present disclosure is directed to a multi-stage system and a process utilizing said system with the design of reducing the sulfur-content in a liquid comprising hydrocarbons and organosulfur compounds. The process comprising at least one of the following states: (1) an oxidation stage; (2) an extraction state; (3) a raffinate washing stage; (4) a raffinate polishing stage; (5) a solvent recovery stage; (6) a solvent purification stage; and (7) a hydrocarbon recovery stage. The process for removing sulfur-containing hydrocarbons from gas oil, which comprises oxidizing gas oil comprising hydrocarbons and organosulfur compounds to obtain a product gas oil.

D'Alessandro, Robert N. (Spanish Fort, AL); Tarabocchia, John (Parsippany, NJ); Jones, Jerald Andrew (Frankfurt am Main, DE); Bonde, Steven E. (West Richard, WA); Leininger, Stefan (Langenselbold, DE)

2010-10-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Fast Plasma Shutdowns Obtained With Massive Hydrogenic, Noble and Mixed-Gas Injection in DIII-D  

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Massive gas injection (MGI) experiments with H{sub 2}, D{sub 2}, He, Ne and Ar and 'mixed' (H{sub 2} + Ar and D{sub 2} + Ne) gases injected into 'ITER-similar' 1.3-MA H-mode plasmas are described. Gas species, injected quantity Q, delivery time, t{sub inj}, rate-of-rise and intrinsic and added impurities are found to affect the attributes and 'disruption mitigation' efficacies of the resulting fast plasma shutdowns. With sufficient Q and t{sub inj} < {approx}2 ms, all species provide fast (within {le} {approx}3 ms), more-or-less uniform radiative dissipation of the 0.7-MJ plasma thermal energy and fast but benign current decays with reduced vacuum vessel vertical force impulse. With pure and mixed low-Z gases, free-electron densities up to 2 x 10{sup 21} m{sup -3} are obtained. While these densities are high relative to normal tokamak densities, they are still an order of magnitude smaller than the densities required for unconditional mitigation of the runaway electron avalanche process. Key information relevant to the design of effective MGI systems for larger tokamaks and ITER has been obtained and the collective species and Q-variation data provides a rich basis for validation of emerging 2D + t MHD/transport/radiation models.

Wesley, J; Hollmann, E; Jernigan, T; Van Zeeland, M; Baylor, L; Boedo, J; Combs, S; Evans, T; Groth, M; Humphreys, D; Hyatt, A; Izzo, V; James, A; Moyer, R; Parks, P; Rudakov, D; Strait, E; Wu, W; Yu, J

2008-10-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization and thermal behavior of PrMO{sub 3} (M = Co or Ni) ceramic materials obtained from gelatin  

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Graphical abstract: The micrograph in figure shows sample calcined at temperature 900 C. The sample exhibits morphology with considerable porosity and the formation of agglomerated nanometric particles. Gelatin provides the system with a large amount of organic matter, which is then removed during calcinations, favoring the appearance of pores in the material. Highlights: ? Oxides with PrNiO{sub 3} and PrCoO{sub 3} were prepared by new method synthesis. ? The gelatin, through its carboxylate groups and amine, is an efficient director. ? The obtained materials have magnetic properties and application in catalysis. ? The decomposition kinetic study of bonding groups of gelatin with metallic ions that takes part in the synthesis of PrMO{sub 3}. -- Abstract: Metal oxides with perovskite-type structure have attracted considerable interest in recent years due to their magnetic and electrical properties, as well as their catalytic activity. In this study, oxides with PrNiO{sub 3} and PrCoO{sub 3} composition were prepared by using gelatin powder as a precursor agent for its use as a catalyst. The powders obtained were calcined at 700 C and 900 C and characterized using the X-ray diffraction, thermal analysis (thermogravimetry and differential thermal analysis), infrared spectroscopy, temperature programed reduction and scanning electron microscopy techniques. Thermogravimetric data using the non-isothermal kinetic models of Flynn and Wall and Model-free Kinetics were used to determine the activation energy to study the decomposition kinetics of the ligand groups with system's metallic ions that takes part in the synthesis of PrMO{sub 3} (M = Ni or Co).

Aquino, F.M., E-mail: flavyma@hotmail.com [Federal University of Rio Grande of Norte, Laboratory of Catalysis and Refining NUPRAR, Av. Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, CEP 59078-970, Natal-RN (Brazil); Melo, D.M.A. [Federal University of Rio Grande of Norte, Laboratory of Catalysis and Refining NUPRAR, Av. Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, CEP 59078-970, Natal-RN (Brazil)] [Federal University of Rio Grande of Norte, Laboratory of Catalysis and Refining NUPRAR, Av. Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, CEP 59078-970, Natal-RN (Brazil); Pimentel, P.M. [Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-rido, Campus Angicos, CEP 59515-000, Angicos-RN (Brazil)] [Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-rido, Campus Angicos, CEP 59515-000, Angicos-RN (Brazil); Braga, R.M.; Melo, M.A.F.; Martinelli, A.E.; Costa, A.F. [Federal University of Rio Grande of Norte, Laboratory of Catalysis and Refining NUPRAR, Av. Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, CEP 59078-970, Natal-RN (Brazil)] [Federal University of Rio Grande of Norte, Laboratory of Catalysis and Refining NUPRAR, Av. Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, CEP 59078-970, Natal-RN (Brazil)

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Petroleum and geothermal production technology in Russia: Summary of information obtained during informational meetings with several Russian Institutes  

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Russian scientists and engineers have drilled the deepest holes in the world. It is recognized that this experience has given them an expertise in drilling superdeep holes, as well as other aspects of drilling, completions, and geophysics. More and more US oil and gas companies are vigorously expanding their exploration and development into Russia. It is important for them to identify and use Russian technology in drilling, completion, logging, and reservoir characterization to the extent possible, in order to both reduce drilling costs and help support the Russian economy. While these US companies are interested in becoming involved in and/or sponsoring research in Russia, they have been unsure as to which scientists and institutes are working on problems of interest. It was also important to determine in which areas Russian technology is farther advanced than in the West. Such technology could then be commercialized as part of the Industrial Partnering Program. In order to develop a clear understanding of these issues, two Sandia engineers with drilling and completions expertise and a geophysicist with expertise in reservoir analysis traveled to Russia to meet with Russian scientists and engineers to discuss their technologies and areas of interest. This report contains a summary of the information obtained during the visit.

Schafer, D.M.; Glowka, D.A.; Teufel, L.W.

1995-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficiency and emissions of a spark ignition engine fueled with synthetic gases obtained from catalytic decomposition of biogas  

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This paper presents the results of the tests developed in a naturally aspirated spark ignition engine, intended for installation in vehicles, fueled with synthetic gases obtained from catalytic decomposition of biogas. The experimental tests were carried out at three equivalence ratios and different speeds and loads. Two synthetic blends were used and the results were compared with those of gasoline and methane. Efficiency and emissions were calculated for the different fuels under the same operation conditions and it was found that at lean equivalence ratios, brake thermal efficiency with synthetic gases approached to the traditional fuels and even improved it at ?=0.7. BSCO2 emissions increased due to the CO2 content of the gaseous blends. While CO increased at stoichiometric conditions, it decreased at lean conditions because the H2 contained in synthetic gases improved combustion at these conditions. BSHC measured were very low with synthetic gases because of the low content of methane in blends. The change in the fraction of H2 and CO2 of the synthetic blends led to quite different results in BSNOx. Syngas 1 \\{BSNOx\\} emissions were the lowest of all fuels, while syngas 2 \\{BSNOx\\} were the highest because of its high H2 fraction.

J. Arroyo; F. Moreno; M. Muoz; C. Monn

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interatomic potentials for ionic systems with density functional accuracy based on charge densities obtained by a neural network  

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Based on an analysis of the short range chemical environment of each atom in a system, standard machine learning based approaches to the construction of interatomic potentials aim at determining directly the central quantity which is the total energy. This prevents for instance an accurate description of the energetics of systems where long range charge transfer is important as well as of ionized systems. We propose therefore not to target directly with machine learning methods the total energy but an intermediate physical quantity namely the charge density, which then in turn allows to determine the total energy. By allowing the electronic charge to distribute itself in an optimal way over the system, we can describe not only neutral but also ionized systems with unprecedented accuracy. We demonstrate the power of our approach for both neutral and ionized NaCl clusters where charge redistribution plays a decisive role for the energetics. We are able to obtain chemical accuracy, i.e. errors of less than a mil...

Ghasemi, S Alireza; Saha, Santanu; Goedecker, Stefan

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Nickel-cobalt alloy nanosheets obtained from reductive hydrothermal-treatment of nickel-cobalt hydroxide carbonate  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer An anionic layered material, nickel-cobalt hydroxide carbonate was synthesized. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Reductive hydrothermal-treatment of the layered precursor produced an alloy. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The alloy is a bimetallic nanostructured nickel-cobalt and a soft magnet material. -- Abstract: Nickel-cobalt hydroxide carbonate, a layered material was synthesized by the co-precipitation method using urea as precipitant agent. This anionic layered material with hexagonal structure is constructed from nickel and cobalt ions within the layers and carbonate anions between the layers. Nickel-cobalt alloy with pure cubic phase was obtained by a reductive hydrothermal-treatment of the layered precursor. Powder X-ray diffraction pattern and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy confirmed the formation of the initial layered material and its metallic alloy product. That is, the nickel-cobalt alloy has really produced via a wet chemical route for the first time. Magnetic measurement revealed that the alloy sample is a soft magnet material.

Ghotbi, Mohammad Yeganeh, E-mail: yeganehghotbi@gmail.com [Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Program, Ceramic Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Malayer University, Malayer (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Jolagah, Ali; Afrasiabi, Hasan-ali [Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Program, Ceramic Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Malayer University, Malayer (Iran, Islamic Republic of)] [Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Program, Ceramic Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Malayer University, Malayer (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Chemical Characterization and Water Content Determination of Bio-Oils Obtained from Various Biomass Species using 31P NMR Spectroscopy  

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Pyrolysis is a promising approach to utilize biomass for biofuels. One of the key challenges for this conversion is how to analyze complicated components in the pyrolysis oils. Water contents of pyrolysis oils are normally analyzed by Karl Fischer titration. The use of 2-chloro-4,4,5,5,-tetramethyl-1,3,2-dioxaphospholane followed by {sup 31}P NMR analysis has been used to quantitatively analyze the structure of hydroxyl groups in lignin and whole biomass. Results: {sup 31}P NMR analysis of pyrolysis oils is a novel technique to simultaneously characterize components and analyze water contents in pyrolysis oils produced from various biomasses. The water contents of various pyrolysis oils range from 16 to 40 wt%. The pyrolysis oils obtained from Loblolly pine had higher guaiacyl content, while that from oak had a higher syringyl content. Conclusion: The comparison with Karl Fischer titration shows that {sup 31}P NMR could also reliably be used to measure the water content of pyrolysis oils. Simultaneously with analysis of water content, quantitative characterization of hydroxyl groups, including aliphatic, C-5 substituted/syringyl, guaiacyl, p-hydroxyl phenyl and carboxylic hydroxyl groups, could also be provided by {sup 31}P NMR analysis.

David, K.; Ben, H.; Muzzy, J.; Feik, C.; Iisa, K.; Ragauskas, A.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In{sub 2}O{sub 3} microcrystals obtained from rapid calcination in domestic microwave oven  

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The simple way to prepare In{sub 2}O{sub 3} microcrystals is reported in this paper. The precursor, In(OH){sub 3} microstructures, were obtained using the Microwave-Assisted Hydrothermal (MAH) Method. By annealing as-prepared In(OH){sub 3} precursor at 500 {sup o}C for 5 min in a domestic microwave oven (MO), In{sub 2}O{sub 3} microcrystals were prepared, inheriting the morphology of their precursor while still slightly distorted and collapsed due to the In(OH){sub 3} dehydration process which was studied by thermal analysis. The In(OH){sub 3} and In{sub 2}O{sub 3} were characterized using powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) and Raman spectroscopy. These techniques confirm the chemical dehydration of In(OH){sub 3} and the formation of In{sub 2}O{sub 3} powders. The domestic MO promotes a rapid structural organization as compared with a CF (conventional furnace). The MAH method and the subsequent annealing in a domestic MO were shown to be a low cost route for the production of In{sub 2}O{sub 3}, with the advantages of lower temperature and smaller time.

Motta, F.V., E-mail: fabiana@liec.ufscar.br [LIEC, IQ, UNESP, Rua Francisco Degni s/n, CEP 14801-907 Araraquara, SP (Brazil); Lima, R.C. [IQ, UFU, Av. Joao Naves de Avila, 2121, CEP 38400-902 Uberlandia, MG (Brazil)] [IQ, UFU, Av. Joao Naves de Avila, 2121, CEP 38400-902 Uberlandia, MG (Brazil); Marques, A.P.A.; Leite, E.R. [LIEC, DQ, UFSCar, Via Washington Luiz, km 235, CEP 13565-905 Sao Carlos, SP (Brazil)] [LIEC, DQ, UFSCar, Via Washington Luiz, km 235, CEP 13565-905 Sao Carlos, SP (Brazil); Varela, J.A.; Longo, E. [LIEC, IQ, UNESP, Rua Francisco Degni s/n, CEP 14801-907 Araraquara, SP (Brazil)] [LIEC, IQ, UNESP, Rua Francisco Degni s/n, CEP 14801-907 Araraquara, SP (Brazil)

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Exceptional service in the national interest  

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Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned Sandia National Laboratories is a multi-program laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. SAND2012-2194P. SP.SCG.3/2010 Michael (Mike) Hazen Sandia National Laboratories P.O. Box 5800, MS-0143 Albuquerque, NM 87185-0143 Phone: (505) 284-3191 Fax: (505) 284-1790 E-mail: mwhazen@sandia.gov BIOGRAPHY Michael (Mike) Hazen Vice President, Infrastructure Operations Division Sandia National Laboratories Revised March 2012 Michael Hazen is vice president of the Infrastructure Operations Division and serves as chief security officer at Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), a subsidiary of

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Preventing Terrorism: An Exceptional Legal Hybrid?  

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Since their introduction in 2005, terrorism control orders have been divisive owing to their ability to impose serious restrictions and obligations on individuals liberty based on an intelligence-led, low sta...

Susan Donkin

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Determination of the voltage applied to x-ray tubes from the bremsstrahlung spectrum obtained with a silicon PIN photodiode  

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This work describes a methodology for the obtainment of the electron accelerating potential (kVp) applied to an x-ray tube through the determination of the end point of the energy spectrum of the radiation emitted by the tube. The measurements have been performed utilizing alternatively two silicon PIN photodiodes directly irradiated by the x-ray beam. Both were operated at room temperature with low bias so avoiding the drawbacks presented by photomultiplier tubes and germanium detectors. The energy calibration of the system was performed with X- and ? -emitter radioactive sources which makes the method absolute. Each kVp value was determined by means of a linear regression in the end of the spectrum to give simultaneously a good fit of the straight line to the experimental data and a low standard deviation for the kVp value. Results of the measurements carried out with an x-ray tube connected to a three-phase generator using additional filtration between 1.5 and 4.0 mm of Cu are presented. This filtration was used in order to minimize the contribution of low energy photons and to reduce pulse pile-up. Errors determined for the values of kVp are between 0.06 and 0.16 kV in the potential range from 50 to 100 kV. As an example the methodology has been applied in the verification of the secondary calibration of a voltage divider utilized by its turn in the tertiary calibration of noninvasive kVp meters. All intrinsic sources of errors involved in the process are discussed and evaluated.

Marcia C. Silva; Silvio B. Herdade; Patr??cia Lammoglia; Paulo R. Costa; Ricardo A. Terini

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of the nature of iron, aluminium and yttrium organometallic nanocluster precursors on the formation mechanism of ceramic ZrO2 obtained by sol-gel method  

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To obtain new effective precursors for single phase ceramic zirconia materials by the alkoxide route, three heterometallic iron-yttrium acetylacetonate complexes were synthesized by electrochemical anodic dissolu...

O. G. Ellert; I. A. Petrunenko; M. V. Tsodikov

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of the Nature of Iron, Aluminium and Yttrium Organometallic Nanocluster Precursors on the Formation Mechanism of Ceramic ZrO2 Obtained by Sol-Gel Method  

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To obtain new effective precursors for single phase ceramic zirconia materials by the alkoxide route, three heterometallic iron-yttrium acetylacetonate complexes were synthesized by electrochemical anodic dissolu...

O.G. Ellert; I.A. Petrunenko; M.V. Tsodikov

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A mechanistic study explaining the synergistic viscosity increase obtained from polyethylene oxide (PEO) and {beta}-naphthalene sulfonate (BNS) in shotcrete  

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In shotcrete, a combination of polyethylene oxide (PEO) and {beta}-naphthalene sulfonate (BNS) is commonly applied to reduce rebound. Here, the mechanism for the synergistic viscosity increase resulting from this admixture combination was investigated via x-ray diffraction (XRD), infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy. It was found that the electron-rich aromatic rings present in BNS donate electrons to the alkyl protons of PEO and thus increase the electron density there. This rare interaction is known as CH-{pi} interaction and leads to the formation of a supramolecular structure whereby PEO chains bind weakly to BNS molecules. Through this mechanism a polymer network exhibiting exceptionally high molecular weight and thus viscosity is formed. Among polycondensates, sulfanilic acid-phenol-formaldehyde (SPF) provides even higher synergy with PEO than BNS while melamine (PMS), acetone (AFS) or polycarboxylate (PCE) based superplasticizers do not work at all. Effectiveness of lignosulfonates is dependent on their degree of sulfonation.

Pickelmann, J.; Plank, J., E-mail: sekretariat@bauchemie.ch.tum.de

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Hospital Laboratory Serum Alcohol Levels Obtained by an Enzymatic Method with Whole Blood Levels Forensically Determined by Gas Chromatography  

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......research-article Articles Comparison of Hospital Laboratory Serum Alcohol Levels Obtained...212 consecutive patients admitted to a hospital trauma center, serum was assayed for...least 0.080 g/dL. Comparison of hospital laboratory serum alcohol levels obtained......

Matthew T. Barnhill; Jr.; Donald Herbert; David J. Wells; Jr.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Method for obtaining gelled hydrocarbon compositions, the compositions according to said method and their application in the hydraulic fracturing of underground formations  

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The invention relates to a method for obtaining gelled hydrocarbon compositions, and their application in the hydraulic fracturing of rocks. The gelling method according to the invention uses as an activator a partially neutralized aluminum acid salt.

Daccord, G.; Lemanczyk, R.; Vercaemer, C.

1985-03-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Dynamics of plasma jets and electrode spots in the pulsed source of a high-purity plasma obtained from a dielectric material at atmospheric pressure  

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The results of investigation of the distinctive features of the dynamics of outflow of plasma jets and of formation of electrode spots in the source of a high-purity plasma obtained from a dielectric material at

V. B. Avramenko; A. M. Kuzmitski

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Characterization of a thermophilic sulfur oxidizing enrichment culture dominated by a Sulfolobus sp. obtained from an underground hot spring for use in extreme bioleaching conditions  

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A thermoacidophilic elemental sulfur and chalcopyrite oxidizing enrichment culture VS2 was obtained from hot spring run-off sediments of an underground mine. It contained only archaeal species, namely a Sulfolobu...

Virpi L. A. Salo-Zieman; Tarja Sivonen

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Isotope correlations for determining the isotopic composition of plutonium produced in research and power reactors using the experimental data obtained by alpha and mass spectrometry  

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Correlations have been developed for obtaining the isotopic composition of Pu produced in Indian research (CIRUS, DHRUVA) and power (PHWR) reactors. The experimental data obtained on 238Pu/(239Pu + 240Pu) alpha activity ratio using alpha spectrometry and on 240Pu/239Pu, 241Pu/239Pu, 242Pu/239Pu atom ratios by thermal ionisation mass spectrometry were used for developing isotope correlations.

S.K. Aggarwal; D. Alamelu

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron beam induced structural evolution in Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4}/SiO{sub 2} particles: A new route to obtain movable core structures  

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Graphical abstract: SiO{sub 2} hollow spheres with movable Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} cores were obtained by exposing the Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4}/SiO{sub 2} particles to the electron beam of TEM. It is a new route to obtain movable core nanostructures. Research highlights: {yields} SiO{sub 2} hollow particles with movable Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} cores were obtained. {yields} Irradiation of electron beam induced the structural evolution. {yields} A new route to obtain hollow particles with movable core. -- Abstract: SiO{sub 2} hollow spheres with movable Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4} core were obtained by exposing the pre-synthesized Fe{sub 3}O{sub 4}/SiO{sub 2} particles (with an adsorption interlayer of ethylene glycol) under the irradiation of electron beam inside transmission electron micrograph (TEM). In the formation process, the evaporation of adsorbed ethylene glycol and the evolution of amorphous SiO{sub 2} layer played important roles, and that should be attributed to the high temperature and trapped charges induced by the irradiation of electron beam. This work provided a new route to obtain particles with movable core structure and extended the applications of electron beam.

Lv, Baoliang [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China); Xu, Yao, E-mail: xuyao@sxicc.ac.cn [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China); Wu, Dong [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China); Sun, Yuhan [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China) [State Key Laboratory of Coal Conversion, Institute of Coal Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Taoyuan South Road 27th, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030001 (China); Low Carbon Conversion Center, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai 201203 (China)

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Western Washington University -Sustainable Design Studio 2010 RELIEF LOGEMENT HAITI  

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jwe yon w�l entegral nan kontribiye Le tremblement de terre qui a eu lieu en Ha�ti le 12 Janvier 2010

Zaferatos, Nicholas C.

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Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 Frequently Asked Questions  

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savings through the Hope Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and the Student Loan Interest is an additional tax credit available to help you offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of your income tax. The new credit modified the Hope credit for tax years 2009 and 2010. The credit has

Cui, Yan

287

Transitional relief housing for tsunami victims of Tamil Nadu, India  

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In the wake of the recent tsunami that swept across Asia, there is a dire need to salvage and rebuild the lives and livelihoods that were swept away. The aim of this thesis project is to design and model a transitional ...

Jin, Shauna

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Expandable house : for disaster relief and flexible dwelling  

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In March 2011, a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan. In addition to the lives lost, thousands of people were dislocated, resulting in an urgent need for housing. My approach is to design the Expandable ...

Chu, Mimi Ho

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FISHERIES DISASTER RELIEF PROGRAM (FDRP) ANNUAL REPORT FOR FY 2007  

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of the freezer will be approximately 1,500 square feet. The compressor, back-up generator and shelving 2007 the following steps have been made: a. Membership Finalization. The initial 15 members of VAK equipment, including furniture, a computer, printer, fax, and telephone and cable service, has been set-up

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Automated relief representation for visualisation of archaeological monuments and other  

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models and in topographic maps they are used to symbolise very steep slopes such as cliffs, quarries

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Fluoride-Mediated Capture of a Noncovalent Bound State of a Reversible Covalent Enzyme Inhibitor: X-ray Crystallographic Analysis of an Exceptionally Potent [alpha]-Ketoheterocycle Inhibitor of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase  

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Two cocrystal X-ray structures of the exceptionally potent {alpha}-ketoheterocycle inhibitor 1 (K{sub i} = 290 pM) bound to a humanized variant of rat fatty acid amide hydrolase (FAAH) are disclosed, representing noncovalently and covalently bound states of the same inhibitor with the enzyme. Key to securing the structure of the noncovalently bound state of the inhibitor was the inclusion of fluoride ion in the crystallization conditions that is proposed to bind the oxyanion hole precluding inhibitor covalent adduct formation with stabilization of the tetrahedral hemiketal. This permitted the opportunity to detect important noncovalent interactions stabilizing the binding of the inhibitor within the FAAH active site independent of the covalent reaction. Remarkably, noncovalently bound 1 in the presence of fluoride appears to capture the active site in the same 'in action' state with the three catalytic residues Ser241-Ser217-Lys142 occupying essentially identical positions observed in the covalently bound structure of 1, suggesting that this technique of introducing fluoride may have important applications in structural studies beyond inhibiting substrate or inhibitor oxyanion hole binding. Key insights to emerge from the studies include the observations that noncovalently bound 1 binds in its ketone (not gem diol) form, that the terminal phenyl group in the acyl side chain of the inhibitor serves as the key anchoring interaction overriding the intricate polar interactions in the cytosolic port, and that the role of the central activating heterocycle is dominated by its intrinsic electron-withdrawing properties. These two structures are also briefly compared with five X-ray structures of {alpha}-ketoheterocycle-based inhibitors bound to FAAH recently disclosed.

Mileni, Mauro; Garfunkle, Joie; Ezzili, Cyrine; Cravatt, Benjamin F.; Stevens, Raymond C.; Boger, Dale L. (Scripps)

2011-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authority for Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) EQ Pay Plan Employees  

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This draft has been scheduled for final review before the Directives Review Board on 01/15/2015. All major comments and concerns should be provided to your DRB representative by 01/13/2015, following your organization process. If you do not know who your representative is, please see the list of DRB members. If your office is represented by Ingrid Kolb, Director, Office of Management, please submit your major concerns and comments to the DRB Liaison, Camille Beben (Camille.Beben@hq.doe.gov; 202-586-1014).

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Cost-Sharing (Matching) on External Grant Proposals and Requests for Special Funding A sometimes troublesome and time-consuming process for investigators is obtaining approval for cost-  

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Cost-Sharing (Matching) on External Grant Proposals and Requests for Special Funding A sometimes troublesome and time-consuming process for investigators is obtaining approval for cost- sharing (matching. There are three common types of cost-sharing: · Actual money requested for specific items such as purchase

Mohanty, Saraju P.

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444 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SYSTEMS, MAN, AND CYBERNETICS--PART B: CYBERNETICS, VOL. 40, NO. 2, APRIL 2010 A Multiobjective Optimization Approach to Obtain  

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. The problem is investigated and solved for two types of fusion schemes: 1) parallel decision fusion and 2- work, sensors arrive at decisions about a specific event that are then sent to a central fusion center) serial decision fusion. The Pareto optimal solutions are obtained using two different multiobjective

Sendur, Gullu Kiziltas

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Al-PILLARED MONTMORILLONITE OBTAINED IN CONCENTRATED MEDIA. EFFECT OF THE ANIONS (NITRATE, SULFATE AND CHLORIDE) ASSOCIATED WITH THE Al SPECIES  

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...Orleans, France 2 CRT Plasma-Laser, Rue dIssoudun...were obtained at 94 MHz on a BRUKER spectrometer...min1 in an argon atmosphere. RESULTS Characterization...thankful to the CRT Plasma Laser (Orleans...spectroscopy at 104.2 MHz. Journal of Magnetic...cnrs-orleans.fr CRT Plasma-Laser France 626...

Amina Aouad; Alain Pineau; Denise Tchoubar; Faza Bergaya

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Al-PILLARED MONTMORILLONITE OBTAINED IN CONCENTRATED MEDIA. EFFECT OF THE ANIONS (NITRATE, SULFATE AND CHLORIDE) ASSOCIATED WITH THE Al SPECIES  

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...France 2 CRT Plasma-Laser...different large aqueous aluminum...BET surface area is 29 m2...obtained at 94 MHz on a BRUKER...an argon atmosphere. RESULTS...organized and larger layer stackings...surface area (S BET...to the CRT Plasma Laser (Orleans...at 104.2 MHz. Journal...2006) Large aqueous aluminium...Surface Area and Porosity...

Amina Aouad; Alain Pineau; Denise Tchoubar; Faza Bergaya

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Quantitative Determination of Sildenafil (Viagra) and Its Metabolite (UK-103,320)in Fluid and Tissue Specimens Obtained from Six Aviation Fatalities  

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......Millipore| Continental Water Systems,El Paso, TX...column obtained from Waters (Milford, MA). Samples...Thermo Finnigan model LCQ atmospheric pressure chemical ionization...0-mm saw-toothed generator set to rotate at 22...tubes and evaporated in a water bath at 40~ under a......

Russell J. Lewis; Robert D. Johnson; C. LeRoy Blank

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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W&L GRANT PROPOSAL ROUTING FORM All signatures on this form must be obtained before submission of any application for external funding for grants or fellowships. The  

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W&L GRANT PROPOSAL ROUTING FORM All signatures on this form must be obtained before submission of any application for external funding for grants or fellowships. The process is as follows. First: GRANT/AGENCY INFORMATION NAME OF FUNDING SOURCE: Submission deadline: Project start

Marsh, David

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Comparative Biomedical Sciences Strategic Plan March 21, 2011 The goals of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences will be to seek and obtain excellence  

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1 1 Comparative Biomedical Sciences Strategic Plan March 21, 2011 GOALS The goals of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences will be to seek and obtain excellence in our performance: Developing Leaders in Veterinary and Biomedical Careers: CBS will focus on a learning environment

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EXC-13-0004- In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd.  

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On November 6, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Liebherr Canada Ltd. (Liebherr). In its Application, Liebherr sought relief from the provisions of 10 C.F...

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EXC-12-0010- In the Matter of DLU Lighting USA  

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On September 6, 2012, OHA issued a decision denying an Application for Exception filed by DLU Lighting USA (DLU) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program:...

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An important challenge in magnetic fusion research is to obtain high energy confinement in a stationary plasma that will be co  

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Ways to reduce your tokamak heating bill: Gaining control of edge transport Ways to reduce your tokamak heating bill: Gaining control of edge transport barriers on Alcator C-Mod A crucial challenge in magnetic fusion is to obtain high energy confinement in a stationary plasma that is compatible with the engineering requirements of a fusion reactor. The triggering of edge transport barriers at the boundary of confined plasma is a common approach to obtaining high energy confinement, in a regime known as H-mode, which extrapolates to high performance in ITER and other burning plasma devices. However, barriers to energy transport can sometimes be self-defeating, since they also provide a strong barrier to particle transport. This can lead to enhanced confinement of impurities in the plasma core, excessive radiated power and deterioration of performance for a given

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Characterization of the liquid phase obtained by copyrolysis of Mustafa Kemal Pasa (M.K.P.) Lignite (Turkey) with low density polyethylene  

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This study describes the detailed hydrocarbon type characterization of the tar (liquid phase) obtained by copyrolysis of Mustafa Kemal Paa (M.K.P.) lignite (Turkey) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) and by pyrolysis of coal and LDPE individually. Various spectroscopic techniques (gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy (GC-MS), nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy ({sup 1}H NMR), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), and gel permeation chromatography (GPC)) are used for characterization, and the effect of the experimental conditions (temperature, lignite:low density polyethylene (LDPE) ratio, and catalyst) on the hydrocarbon distributions is discussed. The results show that the tars obtained by copyrolysis have similar properties with commercial gasoline (especially in the presence of Red mud). Red mud and bentonite used as catalysts make a positive effect on the production of olefins instead aromatics. Polyethylene acts as a hydrogenation medium for the coal product as revealed by FTIR results. 18 refs., 9 figs., 5 tabs.

Ali Sinag; Melike Sungur; Mustafa Gullu; Muammer Canel [Ankara University, Beevler-Ankara (Turkey). Department of Chemistry, Science Faculty

2006-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A Transform Method of a Force Curve Obtained by Surface Force Apparatus to the Density Distribution of a Liquid on a Surface: An Improved Version  

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We propose a transform method from a force curve obtained by a surface force apparatus (SFA) to a density distribution of a liquid on a surface of the SFA probe. (We emphasize that the transform method is a theory for the experiment.) In the method, two-body potential between the SFA probe and the solvent sphere is modeled as the soft attractive potential with rigid wall. The model potential is more realistic compared with the rigid potential applied in our earlier work. The introduction of the model potential is the improved point of the present transform method. The transform method is derived based on the statistical mechanics of a simple liquid where the simple liquid is an ensemble of small spheres. To derive the transform method, Kirkwood superposition approximation is used. It is found that the transformation can be done by a sequential computation. It is considered that the solvation structure can be obtained more precisely by using the improved transform method.

Ken-ichi Amano; Eisuke Tanaka

2014-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Preparation of feedstocks from nano/submicron-sized TiO2 particles to obtain photocatalytic coatings by atmospheric plasma spraying  

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Abstract Atmospheric plasma spraying (APS) has been proved useful in obtaining TiO2 coatings with effective photocatalytic activity. However, the influence of feedstock characteristics on photocatalytic activity has hardly been addressed. This study was undertaken to prepare TiO2 photocatalytic coatings by APS from different feedstocks. The feedstocks were obtained by spray drying suspensions of a nano- and a submicron-sized TiO2 powder, with different solids contents and/or ratios of the nano- to submicron-sized particles. All the resulting powders were fully characterised to assess their suitability for use in APS processes. Feedstock powders were then deposited on steel coupons by APS using hydrogen or helium as secondary plasma gas. Coating microstructure and phase composition were characterised. Coating photocatalytic activity was determined by measuring the degradation of methylene blue dye in an aqueous solution. Powder characterisation showed that all feedstocks met plasma spray operation requirements with regard to agglomerate size distribution and density, as well as to powder flowability. Optimum agglomerate density was obtained when a well-balanced mixture of nano- and submicron-sized particles was used. All coatings displayed a bimodal microstructure with partially melted agglomerates that retained the initial nano- or submicron-sized structure and composition (anatase phase) of the feedstock, surrounded by a fully melted matrix mainly formed by rutile. As expected, coating porosity as well as the amount of partially melted areas depended strongly on plasma spray conditions and on feedstock characteristics. With regard to photocatalytic activity, a reasonably good fit of a first-order kinetic model to the experimental data was found for all coatings. The kinetic constants obtained displayed higher values than those of a commercial solgel coating. The values of these constants were related to feedstock characteristics as well as to plasma spraying conditions on the basis of anatase content. The contribution of other factors to the resulting coating surface is also discussed.

Mari Carmen Bordes; Mnica Vicent; Arnaldo Moreno; Vernica Lpez; Rodrigo Moreno; Mar;a Dolores Salvador; Rut Benavente; Enrique Snchez

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?-function-shaped Sb-doping profiles in Si(001) obtained using a low-energy accelerated-ion source during molecular-beam epitaxy  

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Two-dimensional (2D) buried ?-function-shaped Sb-doping profiles have been obtained in Si using a low-energy accelerated Sb-ion source during molecular-beam epitaxy. A combination of secondary-ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), capacitance-voltage (C-V) measurements, and cross-sectional transmission electron microscopy (XTEM) was used to investigate dopant distributions and to determine profile widths. The 2D-sheet Sb-doping concentration NSb, obtained by integrating SIMS ?-doping profiles in samples grown with substrate temperature Ts=620 C and Sb-ion acceleration potentials VSb=200 and 300 V, was found to vary linearly with the product of the Sb-ion flux and the exposure time (i.e., the ion dose) over the NSb range from 51012 to 21014 cm-2. The full width at half maximum (FWHM) concentration of ?-doping profiles in Si(001) films was less than the depth resolution of both SIMS and C-V measurements (?10 and 3 nm, respectively). High-resolution XTEM lattice images show that the FWHM was ?2 nm. This is consistent with dopant incorporation simulations, based upon a multisite transition-state dopant incorporation model, which show that accelerated-beam dopant species are trapped in near-surface substitutional sites with atomic mobilities between those of surface and bulk atoms. Dopant surface segregation during growth is strongly suppressed, and the dopant distribution is determined primarily by the straggle in ion trapping distributions. The present results are compared with profile broadening observed in ?-doped layers obtained by solid-phase epitaxy of amorphous Si containing a buried Sb layer.

W.-X. Ni; G. V. Hansson; J.-E. Sundgren; L. Hultman; L. R. Wallenberg; J.-Y. Yao; L. C. Markert; J. E. Greene

1992-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A review on pyrolysis of biomass constituents: Mechanisms and composition of the products obtained from the conversion of cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin  

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Abstract The conversion of biomass by thermochemical means is very promising for the substitution of fossil materials in many energy applications. Given the complexity of biomass the main challenge in its use is to obtain products with high yield and purity. For a better understanding of biomass thermochemical conversion, many authors have studied in TG analyzer or at bed scale the individual pyrolysis of its main constituents (i.e. cellulose, hemicelluloses and lignin). Based on these studies, this original work synthesizes the main steps of conversion and the composition of the products obtained from each constituent. Pyrolysis conversion can be described as the superposition of three main pathways (char formation, depolymerization and fragmentation) and secondary reactions. Lignin, which is composed of many benzene rings, gives the highest char yield and its depolymerization leads to various phenols. The depolymerization of the polysaccharides is a source of anhydro-saccharides and furan compounds. The fragmentation of the different constituents and the secondary reactions produce CO, CO2 and small chain compounds. For temperature higher than 500C, the residues obtained from the different constituents present a similar structure, which evolves towards a more condensed polyaromatic form by releasing CH4, CO and H2. As the aromatic rings and their substituent composition have a critical influence on the reactivity of pyrolysis products, a particular attention has been given to their formation. Some mechanisms are proposed to explain the formation of the main products. From the results of this study it is possible to predict the reactivity and energy content of the pyrolysis products and evaluate their potential use as biofuels in renewable applications.

Franois-Xavier Collard; Jol Blin

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Vector magnetization depth profile of a Laves-phase exchange-coupled superlattice obtained using a combined approach of micromagnetic simulation and neutron reflectometry  

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Owing to the coexistence of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic exchange coupling in an exchange-coupled Laves-phase superlattice composed of DyFe2 and YFe2 layers, the field dependence of the magnetization depth profile is complex. Using an approach that combines micromagnetic simulation and analysis of neutron scattering data, we have obtained the depth dependence of magnetization across the DyFe2?YFe2 interfaces. We find that the exchange interaction across the interface is reduced compared to the exchange interaction of the constituent layers, thereby compromising the ability of this system to resist magnetization reversal in large applied fields.

M. R. Fitzsimmons; S. Park; K. Dumesnil; C. Dufour; R. Pynn; J. A. Borchers; J. J. Rhyne; Ph. Mangin

2006-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Vector magnetization depth profile of a Laves-phase exchange-coupled superlattice obtained using a combined approach of micromagnetic simulation and neutron reflectometry  

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Owing to the coexistence of ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic exchange coupling in an exchange-coupled Laves-phase superlattice composed of DyFe{sub 2} and YFe{sub 2} layers, the field dependence of the magnetization depth profile is complex. Using an approach that combines micromagnetic simulation and analysis of neutron scattering data, we have obtained the depth dependence of magnetization across the DyFe{sub 2}/YFe{sub 2} interfaces. We find that the exchange interaction across the interface is reduced compared to the exchange interaction of the constituent layers, thereby compromising the ability of this system to resist magnetization reversal in large applied fields.

Fitzsimmons, M. R.; Park, S.; Pynn, R.; Rhyne, J. J. [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545 (United States); Dumesnil, K. [Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 (United States); Laboratoire de Physique des Materiaux, Universite H. Poincare Nancy I, Boite Postale 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex (France); Dufour, C. [Laboratoire de Physique des Materiaux, Universite H. Poincare Nancy I, Boite Postale 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex (France); Borchers, J. A. [National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899 (United States); Mangin, Ph. [Laboratoire Leon Brillouin (UMR 12 CNRS/CEA) CEA-Saclay 91191 Gif sur Yvette (France)

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Low temperature synthesis of {tau}-zirconium hydrogenophosphate [{tau}-Zr(HPO{sub 4}){sub 2}] and a new sodic form obtained by ion exchange  

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A new method for the synthesis of 3-D {tau}-zirconium hydrogenophosphate (TZP) was developed using solid-state reactions at low temperature and atmospheric pressure in a nitrogen atmosphere in a two-hour reaction time. The characterization of the compound was performed using X-ray diffraction, infrared spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetric, thermochemical analysis and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. A sodic form of the compound obtained by the immersion of TZP in a sodium hydroxide solution was characterized using the same techniques along with neutron activation analysis. The XPS spectra confirm the binding energy value for sodium-oxygen, and the XRD diffraction reveals the formation of a new sodium compound. - Graphical abstract: DRX, XPS and MEB of {tau}-zirconium hydrogenophosphate and its sodic form on the surface of TZP. Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer New method for the syntheses of 3-D {tau}-zirconium hydrogenophosphate (TZP). Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer A sodic form of the TZP was obtained by the immersion of TZP in a sodium hydroxide. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The sodium compound is only formed on the TZP surface.

Fernandez-Valverde, Suilma M., E-mail: suilma.fernandez@inin.gob.mx [Depto. de Quimica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico); Contreras-Ramirez, Aida [Depto. de Quimica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico) [Depto. de Quimica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico); Depto. de Tecnologia de Materiales, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico); Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Piedras Blancas El Cerrillo, Tlachaloya Estado de Mexico, CP.5000 (Mexico); Ordonez-Regil, Eduardo [Depto. de Quimica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico)] [Depto. de Quimica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico); Fernandez-Garcia, M. Eufemia [Depto. de Tecnologia de Materiales, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico)] [Depto. de Tecnologia de Materiales, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico); Perez-Alvarez, Mario [Depto. de Ambientales, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico)] [Depto. de Ambientales, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, A.P. 18-1027, Mexico D.F. C.P. 11801 (Mexico)

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Elaboration and characterization of Si(n)/PS/ZnO(n) structure obtained by rf-magnetron sputtering from aerogel nanopowder target material  

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Aluminum doped zinc oxide (AZO) thin film, generally used as TCO in solar cells, has been grown onto n-type porous silicon (PS) substrate by rf-magnetron sputtering at room temperature using aluminum (3at%) doped nanocrystalline powder synthesized by the solgel method. The obtained AZO film with a thickness of about 0.4?m was polycrystalline with an hexagonal wurtzite structure and preferentially orientated in the (002) crystallographic direction. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM) were used to study the film morphology. The obtained AZO film has a typical columnar structure and very smooth surface. From electric characterizations: currentvoltage and capacitancevoltage (CV) at different frequency measurements, we can conclude that we have a Schottky electronic behaviors where the depletion-layer is developed principally in the PS region of the PS/ZnO(n) heterojunction. The I(V) characterizations in dark and under illumination were also investigated.

A. Alaya; M. Nouiri; Z. Ben Ayadi; K. Djessas; K. Khirouni; L. El Mir

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Electrode Plate For An Eletrlchemical Cell And Having A Metal Foam Type Support, And A Method Of Obtaining Such An Electrode  

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The electrode plate includes an active portion that is pasted with active material, and a plate head that is made up of three layers of compressed metal foam comprising: a non-pasted portion of height G of the support of the electrode plate; and two strips of non-pasted metal foam of height R on either side of the non-pasted portion of height G of the support and also extending for an overlap height h.sub.2 over the pasted portion of the support. The plate head includes a zone of reduced thickness including a portion that is maximally compressed, and a transitional portion between said maximally compressed portion and the remainder of the electrode which is of thickness e.sub.2. A portion of said plate head forms a connection tab. The method of obtaining the electrode consists in simultaneously rolling all three layers of metal foam in the plate head, and then in cutting matter away from the plates so as to obtain respective connection tabs.

Verhoog, Roelof (Bordeaux, FR); Precigout, Claude (Bordeaux, FR); Stewart, Donald (Bordeaux, FR)

1996-05-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Our Astronomical Column  

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... of the stereoscopic relief has been obtained by taking photographs of a globe having a roughened surface, turned through angles corresponding with the intervals between the solar photographs. ...

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Obtaining field pricing and audit cognizance has been identified as a critical path activity for our contract and financial assistance awards and modifications  

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PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND ASSISTANCE POLICY (MA-61) MANAGEMENT OF CONTRACT/FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AUDIT SUPPORT FOR AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT ACTIONS (JULY 23, 2009) Obtaining field pricing and audit support has been identified as a critical path activity for our Recovery Act contract and financial assistance awards and modifications. In order to meet the aggressive schedule commitments for placing contracts and financial assistance awards, we need to manage the audit process more effectively through increased management attention both at the field contracting office and Headquarters level. The guidance and direction provided herein is written primarily to cover audit support from the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA). It

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Recent results obtained by use of accelerators on plasma-edge properties in controlled-fusion devices and on properties of high-power neutral beams  

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The study of plasma-wall interactions is of primary importance in present fusion devices. Measurements of incident fuel and impurity fluxes, retention and release of fuel atoms, and erosion of internal components are of particular interest. Accelerators in the megaelectronvolt range are being used both to measure the depth profile of fuel atoms implanted in samples placed in the plasma edge by use of nuclear reactions and to measure impurities and film thicknesses by use of elastic scattering reactions. Secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) is used to determine flux and energy distributions of fuel atoms and to measure species composition and impurities in the beams of high power neutral beam injectors. Recent results obtained with these techniques are presented and areas of future study are discussed.

Langley, R.A.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Results of in vivo measurements of strontium-90 body-burden in Urals residents: analyses of data obtained 2006-2012  

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A part of the Urals territory was contaminated with 90Sr and 137Cs in the 1950s as a result of accidents at the "Mayak" Production Association. The paper describes the analysis of in vivo 90Sr measurements in Urals residents. The measurements were performed with the use of whole-body-counter SICH-9.1M in 2006-2012. Totally 5840 measurements for 4876 persons were performed from 2006 to 2012; maximal measured value was 24 kBq. Earlier, similar measurements were performed with SICH-9.1 (1974-1997). Comparison of the results obtained with SICH-9.1 and SICH-9.1M has shown a good agreement of the two data sets.

Tolstykh, E. I.; Bougrov, N. G.; Krivoshchapov, Victor A.; Shishkina, Elena A.; Shagina, N. B.; Degteva, M. O.; Anspaugh, L. R.; Napier, Bruce A.

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Mixed Ionic/Electronic Conductivity in Perovskite Oxides in a Reducing Environment: A Computational Prediction for Doped SrTiO3  

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The electronic conductivity and thermodynamic stability of mixed p- and n-doped SrTiO3 perovskites have been investigated under anodic solid oxide fuel cell conditions using density functional theory (DFT). In particular, constrained ab initio thermodynamic calculations have been performed to evaluate the phase stability of various Ga- and La-doped SrTiO3 at synthesized and anodic SOFC conditions. The density of states (DOS) of these materials was analyzed to determine the number of charge carriers and the degree of electronic conductivity. We find that a mixed ionic/electronic conductor can be obtained when doping SrTiO3 perovskite oxide with both p-type and n-type dopants. Calculations show that 10% Ga- and 20% La-doped SrTiO3 exhibit mixed ionic/electronic conductivity at high temperature and low oxygen partial pressure whereas doping with higher concentrations of Ga, e.g., 20%, diminishes the electronic conductivity of the material. Furthermore, changing the n-dopant from La (A-site) to Nb (B-site) does not significantly affect the reducibility and number of charge carriers in p- and n-doped SrTiO3. However, a higher degree of oxygen vacancy clustering is observed for the La-doped material which reduces the oxygen ion diffusion rate and traps electrons. Nevertheless, our findings suggest that independent of doping site, mixed ionic/ electronic conductivity can be obtained in SrTiO3 perovskite oxides under reducing conditions and high temperatures when using a mixed p- and n-type doping strategy that uses a p-dopant concentration smaller than the n-dopant concentration.

Suthirakun, Suwit; Ammal, Salai Cheettu; Xiao, Guoliang; Chen, Fanglin; Huang, Kevin; zur Loye, Hans-Conrad; Heyden, Andreas

2012-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

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COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF AMBIENT FINE PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5) DATA OBTAINED FROM URBAN AND RURAL MONITORING SITES ALONG THE UPPER OHIO RIVER VALLEY  

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The report discusses the following conclusions: (1) The TEOM equipment performed as well as the sequential filter samplers in accounting for ambient PM{sub 2.5} levels; however, the FRM-obtained data was consistently lower than the averages from the TEOM/DRI-SFS measurements; (2) The trending in the PM{sub 2.5} levels was similar for Lawrenceville and Holbrook, which represent an urban and a rural site sixty-five miles apart. This implies that the PM{sub 2.5} levels appear to be impacted more by regional than by local effects; (3) The absolute median PM{sub 2.5} levels were slightly higher for Lawrenceville than for Holbrook, implying that local urban environmental contributions had a minor but measurable effect on total PM{sub 2.5} mass concentration; (4) PM{sub 2.5} and PM{sub 10} mass concentration levels were consistently higher in summer than in winter, with intermediate levels observed in the spring and fall; (5) Sulfate levels predominated in the speciation data obtained from both the Holbrook and the Lawrenceville sites during winter and summer intensive sampling. Sulfate level measured at Holbrook were higher than those taken at Lawrenceville regardless of the season; (6) Ammonium levels remained relatively constant between seasons and between sites; (7) Nitrate levels measured at Lawrenceville were higher than those measured at Holbrook during winter intensive sampling. Nitrate levels measured during the summer intensive period were found to be very low at both locations; (8) In general, the predominant inorganic fraction of the samples analyzed could be described as being composed of a mixture of ammonium bisulfate and ammonium sulfate with minor amounts of ammonium nitrate; (9) The PM10 fraction had a larger percentage of geological material and a smaller percentage of condensable material (ammonium bisulfate, ammonium sulfate, ammonium nitrate and total carbon species) than the PM{sub 2.5} fraction for samples collected in winter at Lawrenceville; and (10) Most high PM{sub 2.5} episodes occurred when the predominating wind direction was from the South-West. (11) Plots of ozone vs. NO{sub x} suggest chemical reaction between these molecules since a high concentration of one always results in a low concentration of the other. The analysis of the acquired data has so far addressed three of the four scientific questions originally posed. More data analysis is on-going including the correlation between O{sub 3} and PM{sub 2.5} levels and the correlation of mass data with meteorological observations.

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2002-04-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Band structures and charge densities of KCl, NaF, and LiF obtained by the intersecting-spheres model  

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The self-consistent electronic structures of KCl, NaF, and LiF have been calculated by the intersecting-spheres model and the results were compared with band structures calculated by other methods using the approximation of the exchange potential adopted by us. While for KCl close agreement was found between the augmented-plane-wave non-muffin-tin results by De Cicco and the intersecting-spheres-model (ISM) band structure, in the case of LiF differences of even 2.5 eV were found between conduction bands calculated by the ISM and the corresponding levels determined by linear-combination-of-atomic-orbitals (LCAO) methods. This disagreement seems to be imputable to a lack of convergence occurring in the LCAO calculations. The Fourier components of the charge densities (scattering factors) were determined using the Kohn-Sham-Gspr form of the exchange potential. The agreement of the calculated scattering factors with experiment is not much worse than that obtained by Hartree-Fock calculations.

S. Antoci and L. Mihich

1980-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Validity of Fusion Imaging of Hamster Heart obtained by Fluorescent and Phase-Contrast X-Ray CT with Synchrotron Radiation  

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Fluorescent X-ray CT (FXCT) to depict functional information and phase-contrast X-ray CT (PCCT) to demonstrate morphological information are being developed to analyze the disease model of small animal. To understand the detailed pathological state, integration of both functional and morphological image is very useful. The feasibility of image fusion between FXCT and PCCT were examined by using ex-vivo hearts injected fatty acid metabolic agent (127I-BMIPP) in normal and cardiomyopathic hamsters. Fusion images were reconstructed from each 3D image of FXCT and PCCT. 127I-BMIPP distribution within the heart was clearly demonstrated by FXCT with 0.25 mm spatial resolution. The detailed morphological image was obtained by PCCT at about 0.03 mm spatial resolution. Using image integration technique, metabolic abnormality of fatty acid in cardiomyopathic myocardium was easily recognized corresponding to anatomical structures. Our study suggests that image fusion provides important biomedical information even in FXCT and PCCT imaging.

Wu, J.; Takeda, T.; Lwin, Thet Thet; Huo, Q.; Minami, M. [Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8575 (Japan); Sunaguchi, N.; Murakami, T.; Mouri, S.; Nasukawa, S.; Fukami, T.; Yuasa, T.; Akatsuka, T. [Faculty of Engineering, Yamagata University, Yonezawa, Yamagata 992-8510 (Japan); Hyodo, K. [Institute of Material Science, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0801 (Japan); Hontani, H. [Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Aichi 466-8555 (Japan)

2007-01-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a generalized correlation for phase-velocity measurements obtained from impedance-probe pairs in two-phase flow systems. [PWR  

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A flag type electrical impedance probe has been developed at the Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) to measure liquid- and vapor-phase velocities in steam-water mixtures flowing through rod bundles. Measurements are made by utilizing the probes in pairs, installed in line, parallel to the flow direction, and extending out into the flow channel. The present study addresses performance difficulties by examining from a fundamental point of view the two-phase flow system which the impedance probes typically operate in. Specifically, the governing equations (continuity, momentum, energy) were formulated for both air-water and steam-water systems, and then subjected to a scaling analysis. The scaling analysis yielded the appropriate dimensionless parameters of significance in both kinds of systems. Additionally, with the aid of experimental data obtained at ORNL, those parameters of significant magnitude were established. As a result, a generalized correlation was developed for liquid and vapor phase velocities that makes it possible to employ the impedance probe velocity measurement technique in a wide variety of test configurations and fluid combinations.

Hsu, C.T.; Keshock, E.G.; McGill, R.N.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a technique for ex-reactor heating of electrodes and for obtaining voltage-current characteristics of multi-cell thermionic fuel elements  

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This paper presents results of development of a technique for ex-reactor heating with simultaneous recording of voltage-current characteristics of multi-cell thermionic fuel elements (TFE). Heating pulses were applied to electrodes of a thermionic energy converter (TIC), and between these pulses in the antiphase to them there were applied shorter pulses. The TIC emitter was heated by energy of an electric current flowing from the collector (back current heating). Comparison of TIC voltage-current characteristics, obtained for direct (using electric heater) and back current (current from the collector) heating, shows that for the same conditions they differ only slightly. Significant difference may be observed in the case of different profiles along the collector working surface. Results are given of the investigation of multi-cell thermionic fuel assemblies conducted using this technique. The developed technique of the TFE diagnostics can be successfully employed to assess the device quality. Pre-loop testing of multi-cell TFE by the method of back currents allows for cost effective and expeditious thermovacuum treatment of the TFE on thermal stands and for checking of its serviceability prior to its mounting into an irradiation loop or reactor-converter, enables improvements to the TFE design, monitoring of its electric parameters, for example, after vibration testing, and TFE accelerated testing in the most arduous conditions (thermocycling, loss of vacuum, etc.).

Kalandarishvili, A.G.; Mailov, G.M.; Igumnov, B.N.; Bisko, V.A. [I.N. Vekua Sukhumi Inst. for Physics and Engineering, Tbilisi (Georgia)

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Interpretation of data obtained from non-destructive and destructive post-test analyses of an intact-core column of culebra dolomite  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been developing a nuclear waste disposal facility, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), located approximately 42 km east of Carlsbad, New Mexico. The WIPP is designed to demonstrate the safe disposal of transuranic wastes produced by the defense nuclear-weapons program. Pefiormance assessment analyses (U.S. DOE, 1996) indicate that human intrusion by inadvertent and intermittent drilling for resources provide the only credible mechanisms for significant releases of radionuclides horn the disposal system. These releases may occur by five mechanisms: (1) cuttings, (2) cavings, (3) spallings, (4) direct brine releases, and (5) long- term brine releases. The first four mechanisms could result in immediate release of contaminant to the accessible environment. For the last mechanisq migration pathways through the permeable layers of rock above the Salado are important, and major emphasis is placed on the Culebra Member of the Rustler Formation because this is the most transmissive geologic layer in the disposal system. For reasons of initial quantity, half-life, and specific radioactivity, certain isotopes of T~ U, Am, and Pu would dominate calculated releases from the WIPP. In order to help quantifi parameters for the calculated releases, radionuclide transport experiments have been carried out using five intact-core columns obtained from the Culebra dolomite member of the Rustler Formation within the Waste Isolation Pilot Pknt (WIPP) site in southeastern New Mexico. This report deals primarily with results of analyses for 241Pu and 241Am distributions developed during transport experiments in one of these cores. All intact-core column transport experiments were done using Culebra-simukmt brine relevant to the core recovery location (the WIPP air-intake shaft - AK). Hydraulic characteristics (i.e., apparent porosity and apparent dispersion coefficient) for intact-core columns were obtained via experiments using conservative tracer `Na. Elution experiments carried out over periods of a few days with tracers `2U and `?Np indicated that these tracers were weakly retarded as indicated by delayed elution of these species. Elution experiments with tracers 24% and 24*Arn were performed, but no elution of either species was observed in any flow experiment to date, including experiments of many months' duration. In order to quanti~ retardation of the non-eluted species 24*Pu and 241Arn afler a period of brine flow, non-destructive and destructive analyses of an intact-core column were carried out to determine distribution of these actinides in the rock. Analytical results indicate that the majority of the 241Am is present very near the top (injection) surface of the core (possibly as a precipitate), and that the majority of the 241Pu is dispersed with a very high apparent retardation value. The 24]Pu distribution is interpreted using a single-porosity advection-dispersion model, and an approximate retardation value is reported for this actinide. The specific radionuclide isotopes used in these experiments were chosen to facilitate analysis. Even though these isotopes are not necessarily the same as those that are most important to WIPP performance, they are isotopes of the same elements, and their chemical and transport properties are therefore identical to those of isotopes in the inventory.

Lucero, Daniel L.; Perkins, W. George

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interfractional Prostate Shifts: Review of 1870 Computed Tomography (CT) Scans Obtained During Image-Guided Radiotherapy Using CT-on-Rails for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer  

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Purpose: To review 1870 CT scans of interfractional prostate shift obtained during image-guided radiotherapy. Methods and Materials: A total of 1870 pretreatment CT scans were acquired with CT-on-rails, and the corresponding shift data for 329 patients with prostate cancer were analyzed. Results: Of the 1870 scans reviewed, 44% required no setup adjustments in the anterior-posterior (AP) direction, 14% had shifts of 3-5 mm, 29% had shifts of 6-10 mm, and 13% had shifts of >10 mm. In the superior-inferior direction, 81% had no adjustments, 2% had shifts of 3-5 mm, 15% had shifts of 6-10 mm, and 2% had shifts of >10 mm. In the left-right direction, 65% had no adjustment, 13% had shifts of 3-5 mm, 17% had shifts of 6-10 mm, and 5% had shifts of >10 mm. Further analysis of the first 66 consecutive patients divided into three groups according to body mass index indicates that the shift in the AP direction for the overweight subgroup was statistically larger than those for the control and obese subgroups (p < 0.05). The interfractional shift in the lateral direction for the obese group (1 SD, 5.5 mm) was significantly larger than those for the overweight and control groups (4.1 and 2.9 mm, respectively) (p < 0.001). Conclusions: These data demonstrate that there is a significantly greater shift in the AP direction than in the lateral and superior-inferior directions for the entire patient group. Overweight and obese patient groups show a significant difference from the control group in terms of prostate shift.

Wong, James R. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ (United States)], E-mail: james.wong@atlantichealth.org; Gao Zhanrong [Department of Radiation Oncology, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ (United States); Uematsu, Minoru [Department of Radiation Oncology, UAS Oncology Center, Kagoshima (Japan); Merrick, Scott; Machernis, Nolan P.; Chen, Timothy; Cheng, C.W. [Department of Radiation Oncology, The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ (United States)

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role of cold isostatic pressing in the formation of the properties of ZrO{sub 2}-base ceramics obtained from ultradisperse powders  

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The physicomechanical properties of ceramics obtained from plasmachemical and sol-gel powders of partially stabilized (3% Y{sub 2}O{sub 3}) zirconia (PSZ) and its compositions with 20% Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} by cold isostatic pressing (CIP) at a pressure of at most 2 GPa and sintering at 1300-1650{degrees}C are investigated. It is established that plasmachemical PSZ exhibits its best properties (K{sub 1c} = 7.8 MPa {center_dot} m{sup 1/2}, a strength of 650 MPa) only after complete disintegration at a CIP of 0.1 GPa and a sintering temperature of 1650{degrees}C, when the material is sintered to a density of 5.5 g/cm{sup 3}. After partial stabilization and CIP at 0.1 GPa the plasmachemical composition of PSZ + 20% Al{sub 2}O{sub 3} is sintered at 1650{degrees}C to a density of 4.7 g/cm{sup 3}, but has K{sub 1c} = 8.5 MPa {center_dot} m{sup 1/2} and a strength of 700 MPa. The deagglomerated sol-gel powder exhibits properties at a level of K{sub 1c} = 12.4 MPa {center_dot} m{sup 1/2} and a strength of 950 MPa at a density above 6.0 g/cm{sup 3} after CIP at 0.3 GPa and sintering at 1450{degrees}C. The latter obviously has the best mechanical properties of all the investigated materials.

Akimov, G.Y.; Prokhorov, I.Y.; Gorelik, I.V. [Donetsk Physicotechnical Institute (Ukraine)] [and others

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sandia National Laboratories: Exceptional Service in the National Interest  

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The Classification of Exceptional CDQL Webs on Compact Complex Surfaces  

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......that F 1+i has at least four linear fibers. Theorem...by Theorem 4.1. The point is that the torsion of...above can be assumed to lift to the identity over the...Clearly, G tau has at least four linear fibers supported...sixteen two-torsion points and the support of D 1......

Jorge Vitrio Pereira; Luc Pirio

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Exceptional service in the national interest www.sandia.gov  

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Laboratories, Bruce has held several positions. From 2010 to 2011, Bruce served as Director of Center 200 Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000.. SAND2012-1181P SP.SCG.2/2012 Bruce C. Walker Sandia National-mail: bcwalke@sandia.gov Bruce C. Walker is Vice President of Weapons Engineering and Product Realization

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8138P Assessing the Impact of Severe Accidents The computer code MACCS (MELCOR Accident Consequence Code Systems) was developed at Sandia National Laboratories for the U.S. Nuclear...

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Infrastructure Security EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST  

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Modeling Severe Accidents Sandia draws on capabilities developed through severe accident modeling to support its nuclear energy efforts. In addition to developing risk...

331

Infrastructure Security EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST  

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Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. SAND2011-7909P Modeling High-Temperature Gas Reactors As the Next Generation Nuclear Plant Project progresses in its regulatory...

332

Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria: Unique Microorganisms with Exceptional Properties  

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...review-article Reviews Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing...compartmentalized cell plan and archaeon-like...wall. Here we review our current knowledge...resembles the standard cytoplasmic compartment...compartmentalized cell plan and archaeon-like...wall. Here we review our current knowledge...resembles the standard cytoplasmic compartment...

Laura van Niftrik; Mike S. M. Jetten

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria: Unique Microorganisms with Exceptional Properties  

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...compartmentalized cell plan and archaeon-like cell wall. Here we review our current knowledge...Bacteria. Here we review what is known about...compartmentalized cell plan of anammox bacteria...compartmentalized cell plan and archaeon-like cell wall. Here we review our current knowledge...

Laura van Niftrik; Mike S. M. Jetten

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

A Modal Calculus for Exception Handling Aleksandar Nanevski 1  

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= inl e let comp x = e1 in e2 def = case e1 of inl x e2 | inr y inr y The typing rules . raise : E A = e. inr e handle : A (E A) A = e. h. case e of inl v v | inr exn h (exn

Nanevski, Aleksandar

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Exceptional service in the national interest Sandia National Laboratories  

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to reliable, affordable, and sustainable sources of energy is essential for our modern economy and national and defense. These missions include areas like energy, climate, and infrastructure security, because access Technology Development Center Agreement n User Facility Agreement n New Mexico Small Business Assistance

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Support for Steffes Corporation, Application for Exception, OHA...  

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

like that manufactured by Steffes, is used by the electric utility industry, including PJM members, as a cost-effective means of storing off-peak energy. Letter of Support for...

337

Tomographic techniques for the study of exceptionally preserved fossils  

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...resolution. At present, MRI does not compete with XMT...of structures, and does not suffer from the...synchrotron source. Fundamental limitations of all variants...Kummel and D RaupIn Handbook of palaeontological...2006Computed tomography: fundamentals, system technology...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Infrastructure Security EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST  

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or local closed-loop controls that can perform more advanced functions such as demand response to balance load to PV power availability. A Platform for Autonomous Load...

339

INTRODUCTION Cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) are exceptional  

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adapted to life in a marine environment. They are the only marine mammals that have achieved fast swimming not oscillate and do not generate propulsion or thrust during rectilinear locomotion. Compared to other aquatic Burrough Street, Unit #1, San Diego, CA 92111, USA, 6 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive

Fish, Frank

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Sandia National Laboratories: Exceptional Service in the National...  

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Explore Sandia's Exciting History Securing a peaceful and free world through technology since 1945 Innovation in science & engineering Popular Science named Sandia's fiber-optic...

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Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The order establishes requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using DOE expected service authorities. Admin Chg 1, dated 6-20-12, cancels DOE O 329.1. Admin Chg 2, dated 12-3-14, cancels DOE O 329.1 Admin Chg 1. Admin Chg 2 updates locality rates.

2012-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

This draft has been scheduled for final review before the Directives Review Board on 01/15/2015. All major comments and concerns should be provided to your DRB representative by 01/13/2015, following your organization process. If you do not know who your representative is, please see the list of DRB members. If your office is represented by Ingrid Kolb, Director, Office of Management, please submit your major concerns and comments to the DRB Liaison, Camille Beben (Camille.Beben@hq.doe.gov; 202-586-1014).

2015-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Determinacy of Monetary Policy under Exceptional Errors  

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similar order of magnitude. This suggests that if the PCE policy rule had been adopted then the variance of actual inflation may have somewhat less than the observed one. But also that in the most recent period, the rules adoped by the Federal Reserve may... manner, the real interest rate will be identical in all the two scenarios. The final column of charts in Figure 4, assumes a non-fundamental shock in inflation, ??t . In this case real rates have to increase in order to offset the inflation non...

Chadha, Jagjit S; Corrado, Luisa

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storage manufacturers and integrators are often unable to afford or provide the logistics necessary for this long-term testing and monitoring. The Energy Storage Test Pad...

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Interactive Visualization of Exceptionally Complex Industrial CAD Datasets Andreas Dietrich  

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with a software ray tracing approach. We demonstrate this using a "Boeing 777" model containing 350 million Introduction The "Boeing 777" has been Boeing's first aircraft to be completely designed using a CAD framework in the "Boeing 777" airplane model. 2 System Architecture For our experiments we used a single dual-processor AMD

Wald, Ingo

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Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000. SAND 2012-0603P National Solar Thermal Test Facility The primary goal if the NSTTF is to provide experimental...

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Florida Atlantic University Regulation 4.013 Exceptional Circumstances  

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of the condition. b. Reason the condition prevents successful completion of all course work. c. Dates of treatment

Fernandez, Eduardo

348

Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria: Unique Microorganisms with Exceptional Properties  

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...system, a protein complex that relays energy from the cytoplasmic membrane to the outer...force and thus lead to more efficient energy transduction. From an evolutionary perspective...living Escherichia coli cells by using green fluorescent protein. Proc. Natl. Acad...

Laura van Niftrik; Mike S. M. Jetten

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Excepted Service Authorities for EJ and EK Pay Plans  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

The order establishes requirements and responsibilities for the employment and compensation of individuals when using DOE expected service authorities. Admin Chg 1, dated 6-20-12, cancels DOE O 329.1.

2012-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Layered metal sulfides: Exceptionally selective agents for radioactive strontium removal  

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...07 mmol, 40 mg) in water (20 ml), an excess...washed several times with water, acetone, and...Complex Environmental Remediation Problems , ed Blacklick...removal from contaminated ground water and wastewater...

Manolis J. Manos; Nan Ding; Mercouri G. Kanatzidis

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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in large-scale, stationary storage applications to mitigate the variability of windsolar power generation (load leveling), minimize the electrical loads during peak demand...

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Infrastructure Security EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST  

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light energy they receive; for example, concentrating 100 times the amount of light on a solar panel makes it possible to generate 100 times the electricity. Unfortunately, PV...

353

Anaerobic Ammonium-Oxidizing Bacteria: Unique Microorganisms with Exceptional Properties  

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...membrane to the outer membrane to drive a number of outer membrane receptors...nitrate reduction to dinitrogen gas via nitrite and ammonium. Environ...ammonium-oxidizing bacteria. ASM News 67 :456-463. 49. Kuypers...associated with global nitrogen gas production. Environ. Microbiol...

Laura van Niftrik; Mike S. M. Jetten

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Infrastructure Security EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST  

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operational challenges and establishing a return on investment. To address these challenges, Sandia National Laboratories and Forest City Enterprises embarked on a...

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Notice of Intent to Develop a Directive Order 329.2, Excepted Service Exceptionally Well Qualified (EWQ) Authority  

Directives, Delegations, and Requirements

DOE received authority under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 to appoint up to 120 EWQ individuals to scientific, engineering, or other critical technical positions without regard to the provisions of chapter 33 of title 5, United States Code. This appointing authority will allow program offices to hire in an area of significant difficulty.

2014-08-21T23:59:59.000Z

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tee0012.pdf  

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

4 4 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: Electrolux Home Products, Inc. Date of Filing: July 19, 2004 Case Number: TEE-0012 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (EHP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers and freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, EHP asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(a). If EHP's Application for Exception were granted, EHP would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new frost-free chest freezer EHP proposes to introduce into the

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Determining the flaw type from images obtained by the C-SAFT method with account for transformations of wave types upon reflections of ultrasonic pulses from the irregular boundaries of a test object  

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The application of antenna arrays (AAs) for obtaining flaw images during automated non-destructive testing is considered. The conventional technique of using an AA as a phased AA has a number of drawbacks. An alt...

E. G. Bazulin

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure  

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: ? Medical facilities, such as hospitals, outpatient clinics and rehabilita- tion facilities. ? Custodial care facilities that provide institutional care for persons who require close supervision and some physical constraints in their daily activities... applicant throughout the disaster recovery period. ? The state will also assign an Applicant Liaison to help the applicant. There are other types of assistance besides that available from FEMA. The Office of Rural Community Affairs (ORCA) administers...

Taylor, Greg

2005-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining material identification with cosmic ray radiography  

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The passage of muons through matter is dominated by the Coulomb interaction with electrons and nuclei in the matter. The muon interaction with the electrons leads to continuous energy loss and stopping of the muons. The muon interaction with nuclei leads to angular diffusion. Using both stopped muons and angle diffusion interactions allows us to determine density and identify materials. Here we demonstrate material identification using data taken at Los Alamos with a particle tracker built from a set of sealed drift tubes with commercial electronics and software, the Mini Muon Tracker (MMT).

Morris, C. L.; Borozdin, Konstantin; Bacon, Jeffrey; Chen, Elliott; Lukic, Zarija; Milner, Edward; Miyadera, Haruo; Perry, John [Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545 (United States); Schwellenbach, Dave; Aberle, Derek; Dreesen, Wendi; Green, J. Andrew; McDuff, George G. [National Security Technologies, Los Alamos, NM 87544 (United States); Nagamine, Kanetada [KEK, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0801 (Japan); RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, 351-0198 (Japan) and UC-Riverside, CA 92521 (United States); Sossong, Michael [Decision Sciences, 12345 First American Way, Suite 130, Poway, CA 92064 (United States); Spore, Candace; Toleman, Nathan [Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 (United States)

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Obtaining Quadratic Models of Noisy Functions1  

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Preprint ANL/MCS-P1975-1111. September 2012. 1Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439. This.

2012-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Public Infrastructure (Spanish)  

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ingreso estatal no metropolitano mediano. La Administraci?n de Desarrollo Econ?mico, parte del Departamento de Comercio de los Estados Unidos, tiene dos programas que pueden ser aplicables en condados afectados. Para m?s informaci?n, visite los...

Taylor, Greg

2007-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Obtaining accurate measurement using redundant sensors  

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Conventional wisdom suggests to accomplish accurate measurement, the sensors used must have high precision and excellent dynamic range. This generally results in sensor systems that are complex, costly, and often sensitive to environmental factors...

Burnett, Michael Scott

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Helping Students Obtain the Best Education Possible  

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the largest fundraising initiative in its history. The Faculty of Engineering's campaign priorities total $70 making history in engineering. An Emphasis on People, Research and Industry Links The Faculty of Engineering E #12;#12;100 FACULTY OF ENGINEERING: CASE FOR SUPPORT 1 McGill University has launched

Barthelat, Francois

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Apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Apparatus for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (Na preferred) is carried out by jetting a spray of reactants into a reaction chamber at a rate and temperature which causes the reaction to take place far enough away from the entry region to avoid plugging of reactants at the entry region and wherein separation in the melt is carried out continuously from the reaction and the Si can be cast directly from the melt. The melt separation is provided by openings in the reaction chamber wall between about 2 to about 3.5 millimeters in width. The Si is retained within the reaction chamber due to its surface tension.

Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

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Apparatus for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (Na preferred) is carried out by jetting a spray of reactants into a reaction chamber at a rate and temperature which causes the reaction to take place far enough away from the entry region to avoid plugging of reactants at the entry region and wherein separation in the melt is carried out continuously from the reaction and the Si can be cast directly from the melt. The melt separation is provided by openings in the reaction chamber wall between about 2 and 3.5 millimeters in width. The Si is retained within the reaction chamber due to its surface tension.

Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1986-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Treatment of biomass to obtain fermentable sugars  

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Biomass is pretreated using a low concentration of aqueous ammonia at high biomass concentration. Pretreated biomass is further hydrolyzed with a saccharification enzyme consortium. Fermentable sugars released by saccharification may be utilized for the production of target chemicals by fermentation.

Dunson, Jr., James B. (Newark, DE); Tucker, Melvin (Lakewood, CO); Elander, Richard (Evergreen, CO); Hennessey, Susan M. (Avondale, PA)

2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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HOW TO OBTAIN EIA PRODUCTS AND SERVICES  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

all comparisons reported in the text are statistically significant, bused on a standard test made at the 0.05 significance level. These tests were made using the actual RSE's...

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Stable Oxide Nanoparticle Clusters Obtained by Complexation  

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We report on the electrostatic complexation between polyelectrolyte-neutral copolymers and oppositely charged 6 nm-crystalline nanoparticles. For two different dispersions of oxide nanoparticles, the electrostatic complexation gives rise to the formation of stable nanoparticle clusters in the range 20 - 100 nm. It is found that inside the clusters, the particles are pasted together by the polyelectrolyte blocks adsorbed on their surface. Cryo-transmission electronic microscopy allows to visualize the clusters and to determine the probability distributions functions in size and in aggregation number. The comparison between light scattering and cryo-microscopy results suggests the existence of a polymer brush around the clusters.

J. -F. Berret; A. Sehgal; M. Morvan; O. Sandre; A. Vacher; M. Airiau

2006-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Apparatus for producing low cost, high purity solar grade silicon ingots in single crystal or quasi single crystal ingot form in a substantially continuous operation in a two stage reactor starting with sodium fluosilicate and a metal more electropositive than silicon (preferably sodium) in separate compartments having easy vapor transport therebetween and thermally decomposing the sodium fluosilicate to cause formation of substantially pure silicon and a metal fluoride which may be continuously separated in the melt and silicon may be directly and continuously cast from the melt.

Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1986-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Process for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Process for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (Na preferred) is carried out by jetting a spray of reactants into a reaction chamber at a rate and temperature which causes the reaction to take place far enough away from the entry region to avoid plugging of reactants at the entry region and wherein separation in the melt is carried out continuously from the reaction and the Si can be cast directly from the melt.

Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1984-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

371

Results obtained using the Plastic Ball  

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Single-particle inclusive experiments, and experiments that additionally measure a few correlations like the associated multiplicity, have provided the main contribution to our present understanding of high-energy heavy-ion collisions. The results from those experiments are in overall agreement with calculations of the cascade and hydrodynamical models. In the cascade model the collision of two nuclei is simulated as a cascade of nucleon-nucleon collisions using measured N-N cross sections. The hydrodynamical model, on the other hand, describes the nuclear collision as that of two fluids and makes use of a nuclear equation of state relating thermal and compressional energy densities to pressure. The pressure field dominates the expansion phase and leads to collective flow of the reaction products in a preferred direction. The observation of such effects in inclusive experiments is not well established. Collective effects that manifest themselves in the shape of the event in phase space are expected to be seen best in complete event detectors that measure the final state as exclusively as presently possible by measuring most of the charged particles emitted in the reaction. In addition, those detectors are well suited to test macroscopic concepts such as equilibrium and temperature. Global methods like the sphericity or thrust analysis take into account all the correlations measured in the event and are specially designed to determine the shape of an event in phase space and thus to define a reaction plane. Recent data from the Plastic Ball experiment about the study of nuclear stopping and thermalization and on global analysis are presented.

Ritter, H.G.; Gustafsson, H.A.; Gutbrod, H.H.

1983-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

Germany's Effort to Obtain Nitrogenous Compounds  

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... and no attempt was made to conceal them. The German Ammonium Sulphate Syndicate had a reserve of 43,000 tons, and on the declaration of war there was probably a ... of Birkeland and Eyde) at Muhlenstein, in Saxony, in the neighbourhood of the. lignite beds, which form the source of energy, and this has an annual output of ...

E. H.

1917-03-08T23:59:59.000Z

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VEE-0017 - In the Matter of Visa Petroleum, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

17 - In the Matter of Visa Petroleum, Inc. 17 - In the Matter of Visa Petroleum, Inc. VEE-0017 - In the Matter of Visa Petroleum, Inc. On March 15, 1995, the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Department of Energy granted Visa Petroleum, Inc. (Visa), exception relief through December 1995, from the requirement that it file the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) form entitled "Resellers'/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report" (Form EIA-782B). Visa Petroleum, Inc., 24 DOE ¶ 81,073 (1995). On February 26, 1996, Visa filed an Application for extension of that exception relief. As explained below, we have determined that the exception relief should be extended. vee0017.pdf More Documents & Publications VEE-0045 - In the Matter of Patriot Petroleum, Inc. VEE-0020 - In the Matter of Mercury Fuel Service, Inc.

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http://www.oha.doe.gov/cases/eia/vee0017.htm  

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

Visa Petroleum, Inc. Visa Petroleum, Inc. Date of Filing: February 26, 1996 Case Number: VEE-0017 On March 15, 1995, the Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Department of Energy granted Visa Petroleum, Inc. (Visa), exception relief through December 1995, from the requirement that it file the Energy Information Administration's (EIA) form entitled "Resellers'/Retailers' Monthly Petroleum Product Sales Report" (Form EIA-782B). Visa Petroleum, Inc., 24 DOE ¶ 81,073 (1995). On February 26, 1996, Visa filed an Application for extension of that exception relief. As explained below, we have determined that the exception relief should be extended. A. The Reporting Requirement Form EIA-782B collects information monthly concerning the volume and price of various petroleum products. Information

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2013 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for  

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IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising to the future smart distribution grids, thanks to its capability to operate in both grid-connected and islanded

Chen, Zhe

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TEE-0034 - In the Matter of ECR International | Department of Energy  

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34 - In the Matter of ECR International 34 - In the Matter of ECR International TEE-0034 - In the Matter of ECR International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by ECR International (ECR) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps Energy Conservation Standards (Air Conditioner Standards). In its exception request, ECR asserts that the firm would suffer a serious hardship, inequity, and unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 23, 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c).1 If ECR's Application for Exception were granted, ECR would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard for

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TEE-0074 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting | Department of Energy  

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

74 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting 74 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting TEE-0074 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by GE Appliances & Lighting (GE) seeking exception relief from the provision of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, GE asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If GE's Application for Exception were granted, GE would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new

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TEE-0011 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

1 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. 1 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. TEE-0011 - In the Matter of Unico, Inc. This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). SpacePak and Unico are manufacturers of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In their exception requests, SpacePak and Unico assert that they will suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If their Applications for Exception were granted, the firms would receive exception relief from the revised

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Product Efficiency Cases | Department of Energy  

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

November 22, 2005 November 22, 2005 TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air November 9, 2005 TEE-0025 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, LG

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TEE-0022 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation | Department of Energy  

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

2 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation 2 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation TEE-0022 - In the Matter of Maytag Corporation This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Maytag Corporation (Maytag) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Maytag asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Maytag's Application for Exception were granted, Maytag would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost refrigerator-freezer, with bottom mounted

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TEE-0012 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. | Department of  

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2 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. 2 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. TEE-0012 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (EHP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers and freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, EHP asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(a). If EHP's Application for Exception were granted, EHP would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new frost-free chest freezer EHP proposes to introduce into the marketplace. As set forth

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TEE-0010 - In the Matter of SpacePak | Department of Energy  

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

0 - In the Matter of SpacePak 0 - In the Matter of SpacePak TEE-0010 - In the Matter of SpacePak This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). SpacePak and Unico are manufacturers of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In their exception requests, SpacePak and Unico assert that they will suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If their Applications for Exception were granted, the firms would receive exception relief from the revised

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TEE-0025 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

5 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. 5 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. TEE-0025 - In the Matter of LG Electronics, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, LG asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If LG's Application for Exception were granted, LG would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost refrigerator-freezer, with bottom mounted freezer and

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Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

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to Persian Gulf oil and the security of key friendly statesthe Oil-for-Food Program established by Security CouncilSecurity Council which were most amenable to seeing the oil

McIntyre, Adrian

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STRATIGRAPHIC-SEDIMENTARY SIGNIFICANCE OF CONTEMPORARY CLIMATE AND RELIEF IN FOUR REGIONS OF THE ANDES MOUNTAINS  

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...alluviated ephemeral stream valley near Talara, Peru. House trailer in upper left background indicates scale. Scarps are 150-200...Leopold, L. B., and Maddock, Thomas, Jr., 1953, The hydraulic geometry of stream channels and some physiographic implications...

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A faith-based nonprofit organization that provides development and disaster relief in the  

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, and medicine Education and vocational training Nutritional and agricultural resources Microloans, and Zimbabwe Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam Based in Seattle, Washington

New Hampshire, University of

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Demand Relief and Weather Sensitivity in Large California Commercial Office Buildings  

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implemented or are under consideration. Historically, the target customers have been large industrial users who can reduce the equivalent load of several large office buildings. While the individual load reduction from an individual office building may be less...

Kinney, S.; Piette, M. A.; Gu, L.; Haves, P.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The effectiveness of stress relief etching for improving bipolar device characteristics  

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with Sirtl etch is exposed to the air. Next, the wafers were given a nitric acid cleanup, which has been shown to be effective in removing residual chromium remaining after Sirtl etching (5), Device Fabrication Following another initial-type cleanup... with Sirtl etch is exposed to the air. Next, the wafers were given a nitric acid cleanup, which has been shown to be effective in removing residual chromium remaining after Sirtl etching (5), Device Fabrication Following another initial-type cleanup...

Reed, Lynn Gillespie

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

389

Safety relief valve sizing: comparison of two-phase flow models to empirical data  

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~ TPHEM, Kf=4tUD 0. 4 0. 3 Q g j 0. 2 -0. 003 -0. 002 -0. 001 0. 000 0. 001 0. 002 0. 003 0. 004 0. 005 Xo Figure 3: Sozzi and Sutherland Nozzle ?2, L = 12. 5 in 0. 8 0. 7 tt Data a HNE, Kf=4fUD 0. 6 e TPHEM Pipe e=0. 0004 ~M 0. 5 ~ TPHEM, Kf... 'ID gi ~ ~ E ~ 0. 2 -0. 005 -0. 004 -0. 003 -0. 002 -0. 001 0. 000 0. 001 0. 002 0. 003 0. 004 0. 005 Xo Figure 5: Sozzi and Sutherland Nozzle ?2, L = 20. 0 in 0. 8 0. 7 ~ HNE, Kf=afUD 0. 6 ~M0. 5 0. 4 'a D D ~ cpa D e TPHEM Rpe e=0...

Meiller, Paul Robert

2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Western Washington University | Huxley College of the Environment | Sustainable Design Studio Spring 2011 HAITI HOUSING RELIEF  

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ayisyen yo ta dwe jwe yon w�l entegral nan kontribye konesans sou teknik konstriksyon ak nan ofri travay

Zaferatos, Nicholas C.

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Unilateral inferior temporal lobectomy with hippocampectomy for relief of incisural herniation  

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1. The syndrome of incisural hippocampal herniation, accompanied by unilateral and then bilateral fixed pupils, ...

W. B. Scoville; D. B. Bettis

1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Saving the Young: A History of the Child Relief Movement in Modern China  

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French nationals with backgrounds in industry, education and the church raised funds, managed the budget, and shaped the broad

Apter, Norman D

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

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including the oil-rich Persian Gulf states, primarily SaudiUS Policy toward the Persian Gulf, on October 2, 1989,affirming that access to Persian Gulf oil and the security

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

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Are we exposing our staff to depleted uranium? Were chemicalabout contamination from the depleted uranium the coalition

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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When Relief Comes from a Different Culture: Sri Lankas Experience of the Asian Tsunami  

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Many disasters involve international assistance and bring together different cultures that might otherwise have limited or difficult interactions. The ethical issues raised by disasters can be seen from differ...

Athula Sumathipala

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004.  

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??Iraq was the first political and humanitarian crisis to be described as a "complex emergency." Contested claims about human suffering there beginning shortly after (more)

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Humanity Must Be Defended: War, Politics and Humanitarian Relief in Iraq, 1990-2004  

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Yaphe, Judith S. 2004. Iraq Considered: Review Article. Post-war Reconstruction in Iraq: The Case Study of BasrahWord: Political Discourse in Iraq. Oxford University Press.

McIntyre, Adrian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Crop insurance as a form of disaster relief: an analysis of the alternatives  

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farmers with an adequate risk management tool despite major' reforms in 1980. Since the program has not accomplished its objectives, Congress has enacted ad hoc disaster programs that have caused major budgetary outlays in the 1980's. The 1990 Farm Bill... inequity between program and non-program crops, possibility that producers could be discriminated against on the basis of extreme risk, possibility of refusing coverage to innovative producers by allowing a crop unimportant to the economy of a specific...

Crenwelge, Cheryl

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Relief Mapping of Non-Height-Field Surface Details Fabio Policarpo  

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. Teapot with a weave pattern (left). Close-up views of the teapot's body (center and right) reveal vector units, and is easier to implement. Figure 1(left) shows a teapot mapped with a weave pattern rendered with our technique. Close-up views of the teapot's body revealing the details of the pattern

Oliveira, Manuel M.

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Counting on Solar Power for Disaster Relief: Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) Technical Assistance Fact Sheet  

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When disaster strikes, electric power is usually the first critically important service to be lost. After several years of research and development, portable electric generator sets (gensets) are now entering the marketplace. The new gensets make use of solar electric panels known as photovoltaics (PV) to produce electricity. These gensets are reliable, safe to operate, highly mobile and will supply much-needed power for emergency response teams.

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1999-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bio-refinery of Orange peels waste. a New Concept based on Integrated Green and Solvent Free Extraction Processes Using Ultrasound and Microwave Techniques to Obtain Essential Oil, Polyphenols and Pectin  

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Abstract In this study, extraction of essential oil, polyphenols and pectin from orange peel has been optimized using microwave and ultrasound technology without adding any solvent but only in situ water which was recycled and used as solvent. The essential oil extraction performed by Microwave Hydrodiffusion and Gravity (MHG) was optimized and compared to steam distillation extraction (SD). No significant changes in yield were noticed: 4.220.03% and 4.160.05% for MHG and SD respectively. After extraction of essential oil, residual water of plant obtained after MHG extraction was used as solvent for polyphenols and pectin extraction from MHG residues. Polyphenols extraction was performed by ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE) and conventional extraction (CE). Response surface methodology (RSM) using central composite designs (CCD) approach was launched to investigate the influence of process variables on the ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE). The statistical analysis revealed that the optimized conditions of ultrasound power and temperature were 0.956 W/cm2 and 59.83 C giving a polyphenol yield of 50.02 mg GA/ 100 g dm. Compared with the conventional extraction (CE), the UAE gave an increase of 30% in TPC yield. Pectin was extracted by conventional and Microwave assisted extraction. This technique gives a maximal yield of 24.2% for microwave power of 500 W in only 3 min whereas conventional extraction gives 18.32% in 120 min. Combination of microwave, ultrasound and the recycled in situ water of citrus peels allow us to obtain high added values compounds in shorter time and managed to make a closed loop using only natural resources provided by the plant which makes the whole process intensified in term of time and energy saving, cleanliness and reduced waste water.

Meryem Boukroufa; Chahrazed Boutekedjiret; Loc Petigny; Njara Rakotomanomana; Farid Chemat

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products | Department of  

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

TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products TEE-0065 - In the Matter of National Comfort Products This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by National Comfort Products (NCP). In its Application, NCP seeks exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Central Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. 1 In its Application, NCP asserts that the firm would suffer serious hardship, inequity, or unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the mandatory energy efficiency standard that applies to space constrained heat pumps manufactured after January 23, 2010. 2 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c)(2). If NCP's Application for Exception was granted, the firm would receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard for one

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Product Efficiency Cases | Department of Energy  

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

September 13, 2012 September 13, 2012 TEE-0012 - In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (EHP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for refrigerators, refrigerator-freezers and freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, EHP asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(a). If September 6, 2012 EXC-12-0010 - In the Matter of DLU Lighting USA On September 6, 2012, OHA issued a decision denying an Application for Exception filed by DLU Lighting USA (DLU) for relief from the provisions of

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11 - 2620 of 28,560 results. 11 - 2620 of 28,560 results. Download TEE-0010- In the Matter of SpacePak This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430,pertaining to energy... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0010-matter-spacepak Download TEE-0011- In the Matter of Unico, Inc. This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430,pertaining to energy... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0011-matter-unico-inc Download EIS-0421_EPANOA_2011.pdf http://energy.gov/nepa/downloads/eis-0421epanoa2011pdf Download EIS-0421: EPA Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental

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TEE-0047 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America | Department of  

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

47 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America 47 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America TEE-0047 - In the Matter of Samsung Electronics America This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Samsung Electronics America (Samsung) seeking relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Samsung asserts 1 that the firm will suffer an undue hardship and inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Samsung's Application for Exception is granted, the firm will receive exception relief from the energy efficiency standard applicable to a new automatic defrost

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Polycrystal model of the mechanical behavior of a Mo-TiC30vol.% metal-ceramic composite using a 3D microstructure map obtained by a dual beam FIB-SEM  

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The mechanical behavior of a Mo-TiC30 vol.% ceramic-metal composite was investigated over a large temperature range (25^{\\circ}C to 700^{\\circ}C). High-energy X-ray tomography was used to reveal the percolation of the hard titanium carbide phase through the composite. Using a polycrystal approach for a two-phase material, finite element simulations were performed on a real 3D aggregate of the material. The 3D microstructure, used as starting configuration for the predictions, was obtained by serial-sectioning in a dual beam Focused Ion Beam (FIB)-Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) coupled to an Electron Back Scattering Diffraction system (3D EBSD, EBSD tomography). The 3D aggregate consists of a molybdenum matrix and a percolating TiC skeleton. As most BCC metals, the molybdenum matrix phase is characterized by a change in the plasticity mechanisms with temperature. We used a polycrystal model for the BCC material, which was extended to two phases (TiC and Mo). The model parameters of the matrix were determin...

Cdat, Denis; Rey, Colette; Raabe, Dierk; 10.1016/actamat.2011.11.55

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Financial Services Research & Special Purpose Funds  

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Balance notification HST Relief #12;HST Relief Dal Rebate 67% NSAC Rebate 100% HST Relief #12;Policies

Brownstone, Rob

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TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies | Department of  

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

TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies TEE-0003 - In the Matter of Emerson Motor Technologies This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Emerson Motor Technologies (Emerson), seeking relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 431, Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures, Labeling and Certification Requirements for Electric Motors. In its exception request, Emerson seeks retroactive relief that would allow it to sell a single non-conforming electric motor to Entergy Operations, Inc. on a one-time basis. As set forth in this Decision and Order, we have concluded that Emerson's Application for Exception should be granted. tee0003.pdf More Documents & Publications

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TEE-0021, TEA-004, TEA-006, TEA-007  

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

September 7, 2005 September 7, 2005 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Appeals Names of Cases: York International Corp. Carrier Corporation Lennox International, Inc. Dates of Filing: April 26, 2005 May 16, 2005 June 20, 2005 Case Nos.: TEE-0021 TEA-0004 TEA-0006 TEA-0007 On April 14, 2005, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) granted exception relief to Nordyne, Inc. See Nordyne, Inc., 29 DOE ¶ 81,004 (2005) (Nordyne). The exception concerned split system central air conditioners and heat pumps having three to five ton cooling capacities and sold for use in manufactured housing. Under the terms of relief, Nordyne would have a four-year extension of

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tee0003.pdf  

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

Ocotober 18, 2002 Ocotober 18, 2002 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: Emerson Motor Technologies Date of Filing: October 7, 2002 Case Number: TEE-0003 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Emerson Motor Technologies (Emerson), seeking relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 431, Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures, Labeling and Certification Requirements for Electric Motors. In its exception request, Emerson seeks retroactive relief that would allow it to sell a single non-conforming electric motor to Entergy Operations, Inc. on a one-time basis. As set forth in this Decision and Order, we have concluded that Emerson's Application

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Page not found | Department of Energy  

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01 - 6110 of 9,640 results. 01 - 6110 of 9,640 results. Download EXC-11-0001- In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation On January 4, 2012, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by BSH Home Appliances Corporation (BSH). In its Application, the BSH sought relief from the provisions of 10... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/exc-11-0001-matter-bsh-home-appliances-corporation Download TEE-0065- In the Matter of National Comfort Products This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by National Comfort Products (NCP). In its Application, NCP seeks exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430,... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0065-matter-national-comfort-products Download LEE-0138- In the Matter of O'Brian Oil Company

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EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. | Department of  

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EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. On October 23, 2012, OHA issued a decision considering an Application for Exception filed by Tailored Lighting, Inc. (TLI) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, TLI requests exception relief for its principal product, a PAR-shaped daylight incandescent reflector lamp known as the SoLux PAR. The company maintains that it has been unable to develop a more efficient alternative that offers the same utility as the SoLux PAR and, as

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71 - 3280 of 26,777 results. 71 - 3280 of 26,777 results. Download TEE-0012- In the Matter of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Electrolux Home Products, Inc. (EHP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0012-matter-electrolux-home-products-inc Download TEE-0021, TEA-0004, TEA-0006, TEA-0007- In the Matter of York International Corp., Carrier Corporation, Lennox International, Inc. On April 14, 2005, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) granted exception relief to Nordyne, Inc. See Nordyne, Inc., 29 DOE ¶ 81,004 (2005) (Nordyne). The... http://energy.gov/oha/downloads/tee-0021-tea-0004-tea-0006-tea-0007-matter-york-international-corp

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EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. | Department of  

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

07 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. 07 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. EXC-12-0007 - In the Matter of Tailored Lighting, Inc. On October 23, 2012, OHA issued a decision considering an Application for Exception filed by Tailored Lighting, Inc. (TLI) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, TLI requests exception relief for its principal product, a PAR-shaped daylight incandescent reflector lamp known as the SoLux PAR. The company maintains that it has been unable to develop a more efficient alternative that offers the same utility as the SoLux PAR and, as a result, will suffer serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair

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

Samsung originally filed its submission as an Application for Samsung originally filed its submission as an Application for Waiver under 10 C.F.R. § 430.27. However, it has been determined that Samsung's request for relief is more appropriately considered as an Application for Exception under 10 C.F.R. Part 1003, Subpart B-Exceptions. Samsung has agreed to this procedural approach. See Memorandum of July 20, 2007 Telephone Conversation. Accordingly, we will consider its application under that Subpart and will refer to its submission as an Application for Exception or exception request. July 26, 2007 DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Name of Case: Samsung Electronics America Date of Filing: July 16, 2007 Case Number: TEE-0047 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception

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Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0005.docx  

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

Halco Lighting Technologies ) Case No.: EXC-12-0005 Halco Lighting Technologies ) Case No.: EXC-12-0005 ) Filing Date: April 20, 2012 ) ___________________________________ ) Issued: July 10, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Halco Lighting Technologies (Halco or the Applicant), seeking temporary exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will face a serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with

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EXC-12-0010  

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

) ) ) DLU Lighting USA ) Case No.: EXC-12-0010 ) Filing Date: June 25, 2012 ) _____________________________ ) Issued: September 6, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by DLU Lighting USA (DLU or the Applicant), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will face a serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the Lighting

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Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0007.docx  

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

) ) ) Tailored Lighting, Inc. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0007 ) Filing Date: May 7, 2012 ) _____________________________ ) Issued: October 23, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Tailored Lighting, Inc. (TLI or the Applicant), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will face a serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the Lighting

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Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0011.docx  

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

Westinghouse Lighting Corporation ) Case No.: EXC-12-0011 Westinghouse Lighting Corporation ) Case No.: EXC-12-0011 ) Filing Date: July 24, 2012 ) ___________________________________ ) Issued: September 17, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Westinghouse Lighting Corporation (Westinghouse or the Applicant), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will suffer serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with

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Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0009.docx  

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

) ) ) Satco Products, Inc. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0009 ) Filing Date: May 25, 2012 ) _____________________________ ) Issued: July 20, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Satco Products, Inc. (Satco or the Applicant), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will face a serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to comply with the Lighting

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Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0008.doc  

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

Litetronics International, Inc. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0008 Litetronics International, Inc. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0008 ) Filing Date: May 9, 2012 ) ___________________________________ ) Issued: July 20, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Litetronics International, Inc. (Litetronics or the Applicant), seeking temporary exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, the Applicant asserts that it will face a serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of

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Carbon Dioxide, Hydrographic, and Chemical Data Obtained in the South  

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South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section P16A/P17A, P17E/P19S, and P19C, R/V Knorr, October 1992-April 1993) South Pacific Ocean (WOCE Section P16A/P17A, P17E/P19S, and P19C, R/V Knorr, October 1992-April 1993) NDP-065 (1998) data Download the Data and ASCII Documentation files of NDP-065 PDF Download a PDF of NDP-065 image Contributed by Stephany Rubin,* John G. Goddard,* David W. Chipman,* Taro Takahashi,* Stewart C. Sutherland,* Joseph L. Reid,* James H. Swift,** and Lynne D. Talley** *Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University Palisades, New York **Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California Prepared by Alexander Kozyr Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Abstract Contents Part 1: Overview Background Information Description of the Expeditions WOCE Section P16A/P17A

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Working With Your Utility to Obtain Metering Services  

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

Dykes Dykes Federal Segment Mgr Georgia Power/Southern Company Wednesday, 22 May 2013 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group Spring 2013 - May 22-23 San Francisco, CA Hosted by: Pacific Gas and Electric Company  What is the Government Requirement ◦ New DoD Directive  What is Available from Your Serving Utility  Customer Metering Services  Issues to Consider  Conclusion 4.4 million customers 42,000+ MW 27,000 miles of transmission lines 3,700 substations 26,000 employees Other subsidiaries: Southern Linc, Southern Power, Southern Telecom, Southern Nuclear Retail Service Territory across 120,000 square miles  Section 103, EPAct 2005 - All Federal Agencies ◦ Meter electricity on all facilities 30,000 SqFt and larger ◦ Meter those facilities with significant energy usage

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Common Approach to Obtaining Experimental Data for Developing...  

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

Catalysts Lean NOx Traps - Microstructural Studies of Real World and Model Catalysts Laboratory Product Speciation Studies of the LNT + in situ SCR NOx Emission Control Concept...

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Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS) - Obtaining Entry...  

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Korea, North Kyrgyzstan Libya Moldova Pakistan Russia Taiwan Tajikistan Turkmenistan Ukraine Uzbekistan click to view 10-15 work days NOTE: Due to DOE requirements, requests from...

426

Effective fracture geometry obtained with large water sand ratio  

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Shale gas formation exhibits some unusual reservoir characteristics: nano-darcy matrix permeability, presence of natural fractures and gas storage on the matrix surface that makes it unique in many ways. Its difficult to design an optimum fracture...

Kumar, Amrendra

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

427

Contour extraction by mixture density description obtained from region clustering  

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This paper describes a contour extraction scheme which refines a roughly estimated initial contour to outline a precise object boundary. In our approach, mixture density descriptions, which are parametric desc...

Minoru Etoh; Yoshiaki Shirai; Minoru Asada

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Lesson Summary Students will graph past sea level data obtained  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

World Numbers Symbolic Relationships Habits of Mind Communication Skills NSES Science Standards Science History and Nature of Science Nature of Science NCGE Geography Standards The Uses of Geography Standard 17 Teaching Time: 20 ­ 30 minutes Materials · Graph paper · Ruler · Pen or pencil Advanced Planning

Mojzsis, Stephen J.

429

Method for obtaining large levitation pressure in superconducting magnetic bearings  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for compressing magnetic flux to achieve high levitation pressures. Magnetic flux produced by a magnetic flux source travels through a gap between two high temperature superconducting material structures. The gap has a varying cross-sectional area to compress the magnetic flux, providing an increased magnetic field and correspondingly increased levitation force in the gap. 4 figs.

Hull, J.R.

1997-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

430

Internet Explorer 7 on Windows Vista: Obtaining MIT Certificates  

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: A separate certificate password is not necessary for IE7 on Vista; the certificate is protected by your web services at MIT with IE7 on Windows Vista, three types of MIT web certificates are needed: · MIT servers · MIT Client Certificate, needed in IE7 on Vista to generate the personal certificate · MIT

Barton, Paul I.

431

Infrastructure and Administration The Sustainability Office identifies and obtains fund-  

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that impact institutional sustainable development and manage sustainability indicators, like OSU green- house, get a CFL! How You Can Get Involved · Request a building sustainability audit today! · Ask about: · Energy and water systems analysis · Feasibility studies for green building elements like eco

Escher, Christine

432

Controlling NOx to Obtain Offsets or Meet Compliance  

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monitored and regu lated a number of pollutants: lead, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, oxides of nitrogen, ozone and PM-lO. The Clean Air Act Amendments increased the focus on these pollutants, mandating the reductions to specified limits. Title I...

Mincy, J. E.

433

obligations. When these products are obtained at fixed prices  

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al. have failed to properly analyze these fixed- price full-requirements load- following products and Andrew Lemon, Power Procurement: What's in Your Mix?, PUB. UTIL. FORTNIGHTLY, Nov. 2006, at 50. 4. Load-following of generation assets in New England has become less concentrated following the use of load-following products

Gross, George

434

Hydrocarbon saturation determination using acoustic velocities obtained through casing  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Compressional and shear velocities of earth formations are measured through casing. The determined compressional and shear velocities are used in a two component mixing model to provides improved quantitative values for the solid, the dry frame, and the pore compressibility. These are used in determination of hydrocarbon saturation.

Moos, Daniel (Houston, TX)

2010-03-09T23:59:59.000Z

435

Obtaining Lower Bounds from the Progressive Hedging Algorithm ...  

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Oct 11, 2013 ... Note that the non-anticipativity constraints (15) define a ..... Complicating constraints are incurred by generator ... Next, we consider the interaction between PHA lower bound quality and .... for assessing wind integration.

2014-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

436

Method of Obtaining Consumer Welfare from Regional Travel Demand Models  

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sales or mcome taxes) Small (10) outlmes a practical methodfor refundmgrevenues from pncmg potsmes that comesclose to ach~ev-

Rodier, Caroline J.; Johnston, Robert A.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

Organic light emitting device structure for obtaining chromaticity stability  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

The present invention relates to organic light emitting devices (OLEDs). The devices of the present invention are efficient white or multicolored phosphorescent OLEDs which have a high color stability over a wide range of luminances. The devices of the present invention comprise an emissive region having at least two emissive layers, with each emissive layer comprising a different host and emissive dopant, wherein at least one of the emissive dopants emits by phosphorescence.

Tung, Yeh-Jiun (Princeton, NJ); Ngo, Tan (Levittown, PA)

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Working With Your Utility to Obtain Metering Services  

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

Presentationgiven at the Spring 2013 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingcovers the government metering requirement, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) metering directive, and customer metering services available from utilities.

439

Process and apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Process for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (Na preferred) is carried out inside a reaction chamber. The chamber wall and bottom surfaces are configured so as to facilitate the continuous separation of the products of reaction (Si and NaF) and removal of the molten salt by discharging the salt through one or more ports at the bottom of the reaction chamber. Such process is especially useful where it is desirable to discharge the reaction salt products from the reactor and retain silicon within the chamber for later removal.

Nanis, Leonard (Palo Alto, CA); Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1988-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

440

Process and apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An apparatus for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (Na preferred) is carried out inside a reaction chamber. The chamber wall and bottom surfaces are formed of graphite and configured with drainage channels so as to facilitate the continuous separation of the products of reaction (Si and NaF) and removal of the molten salt by discharging the salt through one or more ports at the bottom of the reaction chamber. Such process is especially useful where it is desirable to discharge the reaction salt products from the reactor and retain silicon within the chamber for later removal.

Nanis, Leonard (Palo Alto, CA); Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1986-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Process and apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

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Process and apparatus for producing low cost, high purity solar grade silicon ingots in single crystal or quasi single crystal ingot form in a substantially continuous operation in a two stage reactor starting with sodium fluosilicate and a metal more electropositive than silicon (preferably sodium) in separate compartments having easy vapor transport therebetween and thermally decomposing the sodium fluosilicate to cause formation of substantially pure silicon and a metal fluoride which may be continuously separated in the melt and silicon may be directly and continuously cast from the melt.

Sanjurjo, Angel (San Jose, CA)

1988-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

442

Process and apparatus for obtaining silicon from fluosilicic acid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Process for producing low cost, high purity solar grade Si wherein a reduction reaction, preferably the reduction of SiF.sub.4, by an alkali metal (liquid Na preferred) is carried out essentialy continuously by injecting of reactants in substantially stoichiometric proportions into a reaction chamber having a controlled temperature thereby to form a mist or dispersion of reactants. The reactants being supplied at such a rate and temperature that the reaction takes place far enough away from the entry region to avoid plugging of reactants at the entry region, the reaction is completed and whereby essentially all reaction product solidifies and forms a free flowing powder before reaction product hits a reaction chamber wall. Thus, the reaction product does not adhere to the reaction chamber wall or pick up impurities therefrom. Separation of reaction products is easily carried out by either a leach or melt separation process.

Sancier, Kenneth M. (Menlo Park, CA)

1985-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

443

Obtaining performance and programmability using reconfigurable hardware for media processing  

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An imperative requirement in the design of a reconfigurable computing system or in the development of a new application on such a system is performance gains. However, such developments suffer from long-and-difficult ...

Kung, Ling-Pei, 1961-

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Bioactive compounds obtained by immobilisation of serine protease inhibitors  

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We studied the preparation of polymeric membranes formed of solutions of poly-3-hydroxybutyrate (PHB) and chitosan. PHB-chitosan biomaterials from these solutions may form various structural types, which determine the biodegradation time, the adsorption capacity, and the kinetics of the release of medicinal compounds from polymeric matrices. Serine protease inhibitors, SERPINs, continue to catch the attention of researchers because of their increasing use in medicine and biotechnology. We prepared and studied the properties of biodegradable materials containing the serine protease inhibitors, soybean trypsin inhibitor (abbreviate STI) and watermelon (Citrullus vulgaris) trypsin inhibitor (abbreviate CVTI). Properties of bioactive compounds bound to the above mentioned polymers (proteolytic activity, porous structure, and increased hydrophilicity) account for their use in two key medical applications: drug delivery and tissue engineering.

Mihaela Carmen Eremia; Irina Lupescu; Luminita Tcacenco

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

New copulas obtained by maximizing Tsallis or Renyi Entropies  

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. The mathematical model relating the projections to the images is the Radon transform [7]. When the number problem also arises in the con- text of image (the internal density distribution of some physical orthog- onal projections are given. The two problems are mathematically equivalent when restricted

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

446

Semi-analytical estimates of permeability obtained from capillary pressure  

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from Eq. 1.8. We note that the same equation was used to calculate the entire permeability range ? from low permeability (tight gas sands) to unconsolidated sands. From our work to date, the generalized relation (Eq. 1.8) appears to be universally... oil fields from North America. Based both on the highest correlation coefficient and on the lowest standard deviation, Timur has chosen from five alternative relationships the following formula for permeability. 2 4 136 wiS k...

Huet, Caroline Cecile

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

447

Obtaining Disaster Assistance for Farms and Ranches (Spanish)  

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Estados Unidos ? han sufrido al menos un 30 por ciento de p?rdidas en la producci?n de cultivos, ganado o productos de ganader?a, inmuebles o bienes muebles. ? tienen un historial crediticio aceptable ? no pueden recibir cr?dito de fuentes comerciales...

Taylor, Greg

2007-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

448

Transforming PEPA Models to Obtain Product Form Bounds  

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consider here do not have product form solution because the necessary structural conditions are not satisfied. We demonstrate transformations of these models, based on modifications of the PEPA expressions representing them, which result in new models which...

Tomasik-Krawczyk, Joanna; Hillston, Jane

449

The Persistence of Savings Obtained from Commissioning of Existing Buildings  

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be performed to maintain the integrity of the commissioning process. The initial phase of this study investigated the energy savings in ten buildings commissioned between 1996 and 1997. The results of this study show that hot water, chilled water and electric....1 Introduction 2 5.2 Cold Deck / Discharge Temperature Settings 52 5.3 Hot Deck Settings 53 5.4 Static Pressure Settings 6 5.5 Other Settings 8 VI VERIFICATION OF EXPECTED IMPACT OF CONTROL CHANGES USING CALIBRATED SIMULATION METHOD 59 6.1 Introduction 59 6...

Cho, Sool Yeon

2008-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

450

Lead(ii) Detection An Exceptionally Selective Lead(ii)-Regulatory  

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-spore- forming bacillus that flourishes in millimolar concentrations of toxic heavy metals.[12] It is the only that responds to lead(ii) ions with a high selectivity over other heavy metal ions. This has not been achieved developed for the detection of other small molecules, but with limited success for heavy metal ions

He, Chuan

451

American Exceptionalism: Public Opinion on Liberty as a Core American Value.  

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?? The core American values of liberty, egalitarianism, and individualism have been shown to be in constant tension with one another. This project sought to (more)

Jenks, Catherine Adcock

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

HESS J1640465 an exceptionally luminous TeV -ray supernova remnant  

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......6-arcmin (2sigma) larger than in the...lines. 610-MHz radio contours...uncertainties in e.g. atmospheric conditions...the missing area due to excluded...the SNR have a large influence on...especially if the plasma temperature...10erg2-s1 at 610-MHz within the X-ray...expected to have a larger extent in radio......

HESS Collaboration; A. Abramowski; F. Aharonian; F. Ait Benkhali; A. G. Akhperjanian; E. Angner; G. Anton; S. Balenderan; A. Balzer; A. Barnacka; Y. Becherini; J. Becker Tjus; K. Bernlhr; E. Birsin; E. Bissaldi; J. Biteau; M. Bttcher; C. Boisson; J. Bolmont; P. Bordas; J. Brucker; F. Brun; P. Brun; T. Bulik; S. Carrigan; S. Casanova; M. Cerruti; P. M. Chadwick; R. Chalme-Calvet; R. C. G. Chaves; A. Cheesebrough; M. Chrtien; S. Colafrancesco; G. Cologna; J. Conrad; C. Couturier; Y. Cui; M. Dalton; M. K. Daniel; I. D. Davids; B. Degrange; C. Deil; P. deWilt; H. J. Dickinson; A. Djannati-Ata; W. Domainko; L. O'C. Drury; G. Dubus; K. Dutson; J. Dyks; M. Dyrda; T. Edwards; K. Egberts; P. Eger; P. Espigat; C. Farnier; S. Fegan; F. Feinstein; M. V. Fernandes; D. Fernandez; A. Fiasson; G. Fontaine; A. Frster; M. Fling; M. Gajdus; Y. A. Gallant; T. Garrigoux; G. Giavitto; B. Giebels; J. F. Glicenstein; M.-H. Grondin; M. Grudzi?ska; S. Hffner; J. Hahn; J. Harris; G. Heinzelmann; G. Henri; G. Hermann; O. Hervet; A. Hillert; J. A. Hinton; W. Hofmann; P. Hofverberg; M. Holler; D. Horns; A. Jacholkowska; C. Jahn; M. Jamrozy; M. Janiak; F. Jankowsky; I. Jung; M. A. Kastendieck; K. Katarzy?ski; U. Katz; S. Kaufmann; B. Khlifi; M. Kieffer; S. Klepser; D. Klochkov; W. Klu?niak; T. Kneiske; D. Kolitzus; Nu. Komin; K. Kosack; S. Krakau; F. Krayzel; P. P. Krger; H. Laffon; G. Lamanna; J. Lefaucheur; A. Lemire; M. Lemoine-Goumard; J.-P. Lenain; D. Lennarz; T. Lohse; A. Lopatin; C.-C. Lu; V. Marandon; A. Marcowith; R. Marx; G. Maurin; N. Maxted; M. Mayer; T. J. L. McComb; J. Mhault; P. J. Meintjes; U. Menzler; M. Meyer; R. Moderski; M. Mohamed; E. Moulin; T. Murach; C. L. Naumann; M. de Naurois; J. Niemiec; S. J. Nolan; L. Oakes; S. Ohm; E. de Oa Wilhelmi; B. Opitz; M. Ostrowski; I. Oya; M. Panter; R. D. Parsons; M. Paz Arribas; N. W. Pekeur; G. Pelletier; J. Perez; P.-O. Petrucci; B. Peyaud; S. Pita; H. Poon; G. Phlhofer; M. Punch; A. Quirrenbach; S. Raab; M. Raue; A. Reimer; O. Reimer; M. Renaud; R. de los Reyes; F. Rieger; L. Rob; C. Romoli; S. Rosier-Lees; G. Rowell; B. Rudak; C. B. Rulten; V. Sahakian; D. A. Sanchez; A. Santangelo; R. Schlickeiser; F. Schssler; A. Schulz; U. Schwanke; S. Schwarzburg; S. Schwemmer; H. Sol; G. Spengler; F. Spies; ?. Stawarz; R. Steenkamp; C. Stegmann; F. Stinzing; K. Stycz; I. Sushch; A. Szostek; J.-P. Tavernet; T. Tavernier; A. M. Taylor; R. Terrier; M. Tluczykont; C. Trichard; K. Valerius; C. van Eldik; B. van Soelen; G. Vasileiadis; C. Venter; A. Viana; P. Vincent; J. Vink; H. J. Vlk; F. Volpe; M. Vorster; T. Vuillaume; S. J. Wagner; P. Wagner; M. Ward; M. Weidinger; Q. Weitzel; R. White; A. Wierzcholska; P. Willmann; A. Wrnlein; D. Wouters; V. Zabalza; M. Zacharias; A. Zajczyk; A. A. Zdziarski; A. Zech; H.-S. Zechlin

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

''Fraud, abuse, or similar grounds'' exception under Section 601(c)(2) of the NGPA  

SciTech Connect

The determination of what constitutes ''fraud, abuse, or similar grounds'' under the Natural Gas Policy Act has been the subject of extensive litigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Although FERC has consistently held that these grounds do not include imprudence, it has also held that ''the same type of actions of a pipeline can be imprudent or abusive.'' A finding of abuse will result in denial of the pipeline's pass through of gas costs to the extent they are excess due to abuse, and a finding of imprudence may result in denial of the pipeline's recovery of fixed costs. The author analyzes the development of FERC's position, and shows that it may be difficult in some cases for an interstate pipeline to be certain it is in compliance with FERC standards.

Puckett, K.T.

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

ARM 12-14-110 - Commercial Use Permitting: Exceptions to Applicability...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

requirements for land use within the jurisdiction of the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks. Published NA Year Signed or Took Effect 2007 Legal Citation ARM...

455

Exceptional Space: Concentration Camps and Labor Compounds in Late Nineteenth-Century South Africa  

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This chapter explores and compares the causes and effects of colonial labor camps and concentration camps in nineteenth-century southern Africa. This comparison is an attempt ... understand the relationship betwe...

Lindsay Weiss

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Solar change and climate: an update in the light of the current exceptional solar minimum  

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...mean surface temperature T sun=5770K (see...For the surface temperature T sun=5770K, equation...2060), the Sun will have returned...fact that the distribution is asymmetric...cause of lower temperatures on Earth. It...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

22nd International Senckenberg Conference Exceptional geochemical preservation of vertebrate remains from the Eocene  

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, tuetken@uni-bonn.de. The 47-Myr-old middle Eocene oil shale deposits of the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the embedding oil shale, were also analyzed to characterize the isotope compositions of diagenetic mineral phases. The oil shale and siderite have values of 18OCO3 (0.3 to 1.5) and 13CCO3 (14.8 to 17

Schöne, Bernd R.

458

SweetDeal: Representing Agent Contracts With Exceptions using XML Rules, Ontologies, and Process Descriptions  

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SweetDeal is a rule-based approach to representation of business contracts that enables software agents to create, evaluate, negotiate, and execute contracts with substantial automation and modularity. It builds upon the ...

GROSOF, BENJAMIN

2003-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

459

License Exceptions Supplement No. 1 to Part 740 page 1 Export Administration Regulations September 28, 2001  

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Islands Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Surinam Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tanzania Thailand

Bernstein, Daniel

460

Cryogenic sapphire oscillator with exceptionally high long-term frequency stability  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We report on the development of a sapphire cryogenic microwave resonator oscillator long-term fractional frequency stability of 2x10^-17Sqrt[\\tau] for integration times \\tau>10^3 s and negative drift of about 2.2x10^-15/day. The short-term frequency instability of the oscillator is highly reproducible and also state-of-the-art: 5.6x10^-16 for an integration time of \\tau ~ 20 s.

J. G. Hartnett; C. R. Locke; E. N. Ivanov; M. E. Tobar; P. L. Stanwix

2006-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Genome sequence of Thermofilum pendens reveals an exceptional loss of biosynthetic pathways without genome reduction  

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We report the complete genome of Thermofilum pendens, a deep-branching, hyperthermophilic member of the order Thermoproteales within the archaeal kingdom Crenarchaeota. T. pendens is a sulfur-dependent, anaerobic heterotroph isolated from a solfatara in Iceland. It is an extracellular commensal, requiring an extract of Thermoproteus tenax for growth, and the genome sequence reveals that biosynthetic pathways for purines, most amino acids, and most cofactors are absent. In fact T. pendens has fewer biosynthetic enzymes than obligate intracellular parasites, although it does not display other features common among obligate parasites and thus does not appear to be in the process of becoming a parasite. It appears that T. pendens has adapted to life in an environment rich in nutrients. T. pendens was known to utilize peptides as an energy source, but the genome reveals substantial ability to grow on carbohydrates. T. pendens is the first crenarchaeote and only the second archaeon found to have a transporter of the phosphotransferase system. In addition to fermentation, T. pendens may gain energy from sulfur reduction with hydrogen and formate as electron donors. It may also be capable of sulfur-independent growth on formate with formate hydrogenlyase. Additional novel features are the presence of a monomethylamine:corrinoid methyltransferase, the first time this enzyme has been found outside of Methanosarcinales, and a presenilin-related protein. Predicted highly expressed proteins do not include housekeeping genes, and instead include ABC transporters for carbohydrates and peptides, and CRISPR-associated proteins.

Kyrpides, Nikos; Anderson, Iain; Rodriguez, Jason; Susanti, Dwi; Porat, Iris; Reich, Claudia; Ulrich, Luke E.; Elkins, James G.; Mavromatis, Kostas; Lykidis, Athanasios; Kim, Edwin; Thompson, Linda S.; Nolan, Matt; Land, Miriam; Copeland, Alex; Lapidus, Alla; Lucas, Susan; Detter, Chris; Zhulin, Igor B.; Olsen, Gary J.; Whitman, William; Mukhopadhyay, Biswarup; Bristow, James; Kyrpides, Nikos

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

advancing knowledgePass through the arches of Rice University and enter an exceptional  

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and Minors School of Architecture Architecture Architectural Studies George R. Brown School of Engineering Studies Business Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Energy and Water Sustainability Financial Computation

Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

463

Evidence of correlated evolution of hypsodonty and exceptional longevity in endemic insular mammals  

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...theories of aging: confirmation of a fundamental prediction, with implications for the...evolutionary aspects of longevity. In Handbook of the biology of ageing (eds C. E...feeding habits are not the sole driving force behind increased crown height. However...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

PETER BAUME AWARD The Peter Baume Award is the University's highest award for exceptional staff  

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and the transfer of results to production of optoelectronic devices". Sole Ioffe Institute member of the winning NIRT : GOALI : Nano- Engineering Efficient Optoelectronic Devices $19,900 $19,900 09/10- 08/13 NSF Acquisition of a MBE System for Nano-Engineered A1GaInN Optoelectronic Devices: Research, Training

Botea, Adi

465

7.121 Elected Members. a. Number. Except as described below, standing committees and standing subcommittees  

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of Arts and Sciences, Agriculture and Life Sciences, Education and Social Services, Engineering responsibility for matters relating to research activities, scholarly work and creative and performing arts; ethical issues and issues affecting the academic environment as these arise in research or scholarly work

Hayden, Nancy J.

466

The Economic Productivity of Urban Areas: Disentangling General Scale Effects from Local Exceptionality  

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#12;The Economic Productivity of Urban Areas: Disentangling General Scale Effects from Local The factors that explain differences in the economic productivity of urban areas have remained difficult of economic activity in a city in terms of a production function, together with a scaling perspective

467

Comment on American Exceptionalism? Similarities and Differences in National Attitudes Toward Energy Policy and Global Warming  

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Similarities and Differences in National Attitudes Toward Energy Policy and Global Warming ... In the United States, the only uranium enrichment plant is the one at Paducah, Kentucky, which runs on coal. ...

Deborah Wallace

2006-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

468

American Exceptionalism? Similarities and Differences in National Attitudes Toward Energy Policy and Global Warming  

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There was a clear appreciation in all countries (>70% of the public in each survey) that coal-burning power plants and cars increased CO2 levels and that wind turbines either had no impact or reduced CO2 levels. ... Responses To Many Scientists Believe that Human Activities, Such as Burning Fossil Fuels to Drive Cars and Generate Electricity, Are Causing the Earth's Atmosphere to Warm Somewhat. ... Americans and Europeans were both less sanguine and more cynicalmany believed that it would be necessary to learn to live with and adapt to a warmer climate (ranging from 13% in the U.K. to 19% in Sweden) and that global warming is a problem but [my country] won't do anything about it (ranging from 12% Sweden to 24% in the U.K.) whereas much lower numbers offered these views in Japan (4% and 6%, respectively). ...

D. M. Reiner; T. E. Curry; M. A. de Figueiredo; H. J. Herzog; S. D. Ansolabehere; K. Itaoka; F. Johnsson; M. Odenberger

2006-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

469

Outlier Nation? American Exceptionalism and the Quality of Life in the United States  

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Stiglitz, Joseph E. , Amartya Sen, and Paul Fitoussi. Stiglitz, Joseph E. , Amartya Sen, and Jean-Paul Fitoussi.who served as Chair, and Amartya Sen, who served as Chair

Karabel, Jerome; Laurison, Daniel

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Exceptional tools for studying the structure and dynamics of materials at the molecular level  

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structures. #12;09-G00911A/arm Neutron Scattering Educational Resources ORNL is home to the Neutron Scattering portion of the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS), which educates graduate-elastic Neutron Scattering · Magnetic Scattering · Small Angle Scattering · Neutron Polarization · Powder

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Exceptional tools for studying the structure and dynamics of materials at the molecular level  

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to differentiate complex molecular structures. #12;09-G00911/arm Neutron Scattering Educational Resources ORNL is home to the Neutron Scattering portion of the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS/Optics · Powder Diffraction · Quasi-elastic Neutron Scattering · Magnetic Scattering · Small Angle Scat

472

Housing tubes from the marine worm Chaetopterus sp.: biomaterials with exceptionally broad thermomechanical properties  

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...tubes, kept in circulating seawater at ambient temperature, with...the evolution of the tensile storage modulus (E), the loss modulus...specimen length (figure 3). The storage and loss moduli gradually reduced...temperature (approx. 20C), the storage modulus, loss modulus and...

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

On the Description of Functions of Position which are Differentiable Except on Surfaces of Ordinary Discontinuity  

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and momentum through a constant area, nonequili'brium region are respectively, C, v, = Q?v? P+PV, , = P?+QV and that there are no restrictions on the size or detail of the dissipation region as long as the reference sections, 1 and 2, are outside of it... and momentum through a constant area, nonequili'brium region are respectively, C, v, = Q?v? P+PV, , = P?+QV and that there are no restrictions on the size or detail of the dissipation region as long as the reference sections, 1 and 2, are outside of it...

Mauzy, Edwin Lamar

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474

The Problem with Violence: Exceptionality and Sovereignty in the New World  

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100. Mike Melia, Guns flood Jamaica from U.S. , officialsnews/article/Guns-flood-jamaica-from-U-S-officials-say-July 16, 2012. Melia, Guns flood Jamaica from U.S. The

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475

Development of Procedures for Direct Extraction of Cryptosporidium DNA from Water Concentrates and for Relief of PCR Inhibitors  

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...wastewater or storm water samples. We also...several secondary DNA purification treatments and PCR...Protozoan 7732-18-5 Water | Animals Cryptosporidium...genetics isolation & purification DNA, Protozoan...genetics isolation & purification Parasitology methods...Reaction methods Water parasitology

Jianlin Jiang; Kerri A. Alderisio; Ajaib Singh; Lihua Xiao

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Delivery of Slope Material to the Valley Floors of Small Mid-Mountain Catchments: Record in Relief and Deposits  

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The pattern of the drainage network in catchments with landslides in the valley heads is asymmetric, tributaries of the main channel are long and their course is complicated. In the higher parts of the valley hea...

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http://www.oha.doe.gov/cases/ee/vee0054.htm  

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

4 4 November 3, 1999 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: Amana Appliances Date of Filing:February 19, 1999 Case Number: VEE-0054 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Amana Appliances (Amana), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Amana asserts that the firm would suffer a competitive disadvantage and undue hardship if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards of Part 430, effective July 1, 2001, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Amana's Application for Exception were granted, Amana

478

P:\DECISION\0024.tee.wpd  

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

2, 2005 2, 2005 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Petitioner: Refricenter International Date of Filing: September 14, 2005 Case Numbers: TEE-0024 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air conditioning equipment on the island of Puerto Rico. In its exception request, Refricenter asserts that it will incur a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If Refricenter's exception request were

479

Microsoft Word - 0025.TEE.doc  

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

November 9, 2005 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: LG Electronics, Inc. Date of Filing: September 27, 2005 Case Number: TEE-0025 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by LG Electronics, Inc. (LG) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator- Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, LG asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If LG's Application for Exception were granted, LG

480

TEE-0010  

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

4, 2004 4, 2004 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Applications for Exception Case Names: SpacePak Unico, Inc. Date of Filing: May 24, 2004 Case Numbers: TEE-0010 TEE-0011 This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by SpacePak and Unico, Inc. (Unico), seeking exception relief from the provisions of in C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). SpacePak and Unico are manufacturers of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In their exception requests, SpacePak and Unico assert that they will suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If their Applications for Exception were

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TEE-0021, TEA-0004, TEA-0006, TEA-0007 - In the Matter of York  

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

1, TEA-0004, TEA-0006, TEA-0007 - In the Matter of York 1, TEA-0004, TEA-0006, TEA-0007 - In the Matter of York International Corp., Carrier Corporation, Lennox International, Inc. TEE-0021, TEA-0004, TEA-0006, TEA-0007 - In the Matter of York International Corp., Carrier Corporation, Lennox International, Inc. On April 14, 2005, the Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) of the Department of Energy (DOE) granted exception relief to Nordyne, Inc. See Nordyne, Inc., 29 DOE ¶ 81,004 (2005) (Nordyne). The exception concerned split system central air conditioners and heat pumps having three to five ton cooling capacities and sold for use in manufactured housing. Under the terms of relief, Nordyne would have a four-year extension of time to comply with the 2006 energy efficiency standards, subject to its compliance with a

482

Product Efficiency Cases | Department of Energy  

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

Product Efficiency Cases Product Efficiency Cases Product Efficiency Cases RSS November 6, 2013 EXC-13-0004 - In the Matter of Liebherr Canada Ltd. On November 6, 2013, OHA issued a decision granting an Application for Exception filed by Liebherr Canada Ltd. (Liebherr). In its Application, Liebherr sought relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. March 19, 2013 EXC-13-0003 - In the Matter of W.W. Grainger, Inc. On March 18, 2013, OHA issued a decision denying an Application for Exception filed by W. W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) for relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). February 22, 2013 EXC-13-0002 - In the Matter of Technical Consumer Products, Inc.

483

for research Annual report 2008  

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it obtained ISO 9001 certification, making it an exception among fishery databases. The Antea/Cuba. ASTER

484

Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0014.docx  

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Topaz Lighting Corporation. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0014 Topaz Lighting Corporation. ) Case No.: EXC-12-0014 ) Filing Date: October 1, 2012 ) ___________________________________ ) Issued: November 19, 2012 ____________________ Decision and Order ____________________ This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Topaz Lighting Corporation, (Topaz or the Applicant), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting Efficiency Standards). In its request, the Applicant asserts that it will suffer serious hardship, gross inequity, and an unfair distribution of burdens if it is required to comply with the Lighting

485

United States Department of Energy  

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

United States Department of Energy Office of Hearings and Appeals In the Matter of: ) ) Philips Lighting Company; ) Case Nos.: EXC-12-0001 GE Lighting; and ) EXC-12-0002 OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc. ) EXC-12-0003 ) Filing Date: February 22, 2012 ) ____________________________________) Issued: April 16, 2012 _____________________ Decision and Order ______________________ This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by Philips Lighting Company (Philips), GE Lighting (GE) and OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc. (OSI) (collectively, "the Applicants"), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test

486

Microsoft Word - EXC-12-0001thru03.doc  

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

) ) ) Philips Lighting Company; ) Case Nos.: EXC-12-0001 GE Lighting; and ) EXC-12-0002 OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc. ) EXC-12-0003 ) Filing Date: February 22, 2012 ) ____________________________________) Issued: April 16, 2012 _____________________ Decision and Order ______________________ This Decision and Order considers Applications for Exception filed by Philips Lighting Company (Philips), GE Lighting (GE) and OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc. (OSI) (collectively, "the Applicants"), seeking exception relief from the applicable provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to Energy Conservation Program: Energy Conservation Standards and Test Procedures for General Service Fluorescent Lamps and Incandescent Reflector Lamps (Lighting

487

TEE-0026 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. | Department of  

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

6 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. 6 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. TEE-0026 - In the Matter of Energy Savings Products, Ltd. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). ESP is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In its exception request, ESP asserts that the firm will suffer a gross inequity, serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If its Application for Exception were granted, the

488

Product Efficiency Cases | Department of Energy  

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

March 1, 2011 March 1, 2011 TEE-0074 - In the Matter of GE Appliances & Lighting This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by GE Appliances & Lighting (GE) seeking exception relief from the provision of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, GE asserts that the firm would suffer a gross inequity if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. April 23, 2010 TEE-0070 - In the Matter of BSH Home Appliances Corporation On March 30, 2010, BSH Home Appliances Corporation (BSH) filed an Application for Exception (Application) with the Office of Hearings and

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P:\DECISION\0026.tee.wpd  

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

, 2005 , 2005 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: Energy Savings Products, Ltd. Date of Filing: September 28, 2005 Case Number: TEE-0026 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Energy Savings Products, Ltd. (ESP) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). ESP is a manufacturer of small duct, high velocity (SDHV) air conditioning equipment. In its exception request, ESP asserts that the firm will suffer a gross inequity, serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective

490

TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International | Department of  

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

4 - In the Matter of Refricenter International 4 - In the Matter of Refricenter International TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air conditioning equipment on the island of Puerto Rico. In its exception request, Refricenter asserts that it will incur a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If Refricenter's exception request were

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TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International | Department of  

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

24 - In the Matter of Refricenter International 24 - In the Matter of Refricenter International TEE-0024 - In the Matter of Refricenter International This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Refricenter International (Refricenter), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). Refricenter imports and markets air conditioning equipment on the island of Puerto Rico. In its exception request, Refricenter asserts that it will incur a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If Refricenter's exception request were

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http://www.oha.doe.gov/cases/ee/vee0075.htm  

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

5 5 November 3, 2000 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Case Name: Viking Range Corporation Date of Filing: June 16, 2000 Case Number: VEE-0075 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Viking Range Corporation (Viking) seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Viking asserts that the firm would suffer a serious hardship and an unfair distribution of burdens if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards that become effective July 1, 2001, codified at 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Viking's Application for

493

VEE-0054 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances | Department of Energy  

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

54 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances 54 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances VEE-0054 - In the Matter of Amana Appliances This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by Amana Appliances (Amana), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Refrigerators, Refrigerator-Freezers and Freezers (Refrigerator Efficiency Standards). In its exception request, Amana asserts that the firm would suffer a competitive disadvantage and undue hardship if required to adhere to the Refrigerator Efficiency Standards of Part 430, effective July 1, 2001, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32. If Amana's Application for Exception were granted, Amana would receive a 10 percent increase in maximum energy consumption allowable under Part 430,

494

TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

3 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. 3 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by NORDYNE, Inc. (NORDYNE), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). NORDYNE manufacturers air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential, light commercial and manufactured housing markets. In its exception request, NORDYNE asserts that it will suffer a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If NORDYNE's exception request were granted, the firm would receive

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TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. | Department of Energy  

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

13 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. 13 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. TEE-0013 - In the Matter of NORDYNE, Inc. This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by NORDYNE, Inc. (NORDYNE), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). NORDYNE manufacturers air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential, light commercial and manufactured housing markets. In its exception request, NORDYNE asserts that it will suffer a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If NORDYNE's exception request were granted, the firm would receive

496

P:\DECISION\0013.tee.wpd  

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

2005 2005 DECISION AND ORDER OFFICE OF HEARINGS AND APPEALS Application for Exception Petitioner: NORDYNE, Inc. Date of Filing: August 27, 2004 Case Numbers: TEE-0013 This Decision and Order considers an Application for Exception filed by NORDYNE, Inc. (NORDYNE), seeking exception relief from the provisions of 10 C.F.R. Part 430, pertaining to energy conservation standards for central air conditioners and heat pumps (Air Conditioner Standards). NORDYNE manufacturers air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential, light commercial and manufactured housing markets. In its exception request, NORDYNE asserts that it will suffer a serious hardship, inequity and an unfair distribution of burdens if forced to comply with the 13 SEER energy efficiency standard effective January 2006, 10 C.F.R. § 430.32(c). If

497

Don't Say Goodnight  

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2012 3 reliefs cast in plaster and cement tint. 422012 3 reliefs cast in plaster and cement tint. 422012 3 reliefs cast in plaster and cement tint. 42

Perez, Ryan Mark

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Between Dada and Architecture: Marcel Janco in Zurich and Bucharest, 1916-1939  

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Janco, White on White, 1917, Plaster relief. Figure 1.8.Flower Geometry, 1917, plaster relief painted in gouache.3( Lock), 1917, painted plaster relief. Photograph: Dada no.

Avivi, Adele

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Holographic in situ stress measurements  

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......Stress-relief data have been obtained from our initial field deployment of the stressmeter in a horizontal borehole in an oil shale mine. These data establish the viability of holographic interferometry for deducing the level of in situ stress in boreholes......

Jay D. Bass; Douglas Schmitt; Thomas J. Ahrens

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Holographic in situ stress measurements  

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......surrounding a single borehole. (2) To...require a drilling rig to operate...so that a large amount of...obtained in a borehole farther removed...instrument is too large for deployment...model of the borehole wall response to drilling a stress-relief......

Jay D. Bass; Douglas Schmitt; Thomas J. Ahrens

1986-04-01T23:59:59.000Z