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Offshore Natural Gas Royalty Regime (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)  

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

The province’s offshore contains large natural gas deposits. The Provincial Government has developed an Offshore Natural Gas Royalty Regime that will ensure these resources are developed in the...

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Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy  

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

Offshore Natural Gas Royalty Regime (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Newfoundland and Labrador Utility Investor-Owned Utility StateProvincial Govt Industrial MunicipalPublic...

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Newfoundland and Labrador | Department of Energy  

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

Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador July 12, 2013 Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) The Workplace Skills...

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Technology Utilization Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada...  

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

Utilization Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Technology Utilization Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Fuel...

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Department of Energy - Newfoundland and Labrador  

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

33791 en Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) http:energy.govsavingsworkplace-skills-enhancement-program-newfoundland-and-labrador-canada

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Managed Annihilation: An Unnatural History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

History of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse By Dean BavingtonHistory of the Newfoundland Cod Collapse. Vancouver, BC:happened with the Newfoundland cod fisheries collapse, made

Jenkins, David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Overview of the Federal Offshore Royalty Relief Program  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Deep Gas in Shallow Water Royalty Relief Provisions Similar to deepwater leases, royalty relief incentives have been offered since 2001 to

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Gas royalty - Vela, Middleton, and Weatherford  

SciTech Connect

The evolution of gas royalties is evident in this review of oil and gas cases dating from 1926. The author describes the decisions and changes in the gas royalty clause over the years in order to determine the intent of the parties in setting the measure of the royalty payment on gas production under Texas law. The Foster, Vela, and Middleton cases were the major vehicles for the legal development. The author also examines subsequent cases involving the market value of price-regulated gas and court decisions on royalty determination in other jurisdictions. Producers need to take protective steps in anticipation of early deregulation of gas prices to make sure there is no exposure to claims of market value in excess of contract proceeds. Corrective measures include contract amendments or negotiations with both the gas purchaser and the royalty owners to secure a lease amendment.

Harmon, F.G.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) |  

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

Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Environmental Protection Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fed. Government Fuel Distributor General Public/Consumer Industrial Installer/Contractor Institutional Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Low-Income Residential Multi-Family Residential Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit Residential Retail Supplier Rural Electric Cooperative Schools State/Provincial Govt Systems Integrator Transportation Tribal Government Utility Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Newfoundland and Labrador Program Type Environmental Regulations The broad-ranging Environmental Protection Act has sections on waste

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Current Variability near the Southeast Newfoundland Ridge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A cooperative moored array experiment to measure currents and temperatures in the vicinity of the Southeast Newfoundland Ridge was carried out over a 14-manth period starting September 1979 and ending December 1980. Measurements were obtained ...

N. P. Fofonoff; R. M. Hendry

1985-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Land and Water Developments (Newfoundland and Labrador) | Department of  

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

Land and Water Developments (Newfoundland and Labrador) Land and Water Developments (Newfoundland and Labrador) Land and Water Developments (Newfoundland and Labrador) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Developer Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Utility Savings Category Water Buying & Making Electricity Home Weatherization Program Info State Newfoundland and Labrador Program Type Environmental Regulations Siting and Permitting Provider Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation This policy applies to public water supply areas designated by the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The policy limits development in public water supply areas unless they meet specific conditions, and have the approval of the Minister of the Department of Environment and Conservation.

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GRR/Elements/3-FD-b.8 - Conduct Royalty Evaluation | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Home Roadmap Help List of Sections 3-FD-b.8 - Conduct Royalty Evaluation The Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR), formerly Minerals Management Service, reviews royalty rate...

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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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Qualifying RPS Market States (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) |  

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

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Qualifying RPS Market States (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) < Back Eligibility Developer Savings Category Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Program Info State Newfoundland and Labrador Program Type Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals This entry lists the states with RPS policies that accept generation located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as eligible sources towards their Renewable Portfolio Standard targets or goals. For specific information with regard to eligible technologies or other restrictions which may vary by state, see the RPS policy entries for the individual states, shown below in the Authority listings. Typically energy must be

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Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) |  

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

Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Construction Developer Fuel Distributor Industrial Installer/Contractor Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Nonprofit 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 Newfoundland and Labrador Program Type Training/Technical Assistance Workforce development Provider Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Innovation, Business and Rural Development The Workplace Skills Enhancement Program (WSEP) helps businesses in

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The Newfoundland Cod Stock Collapse: A Review and Analysis of Social Factors  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

affecting catch in the inshore cod fishery of Labrador andReflections on Newfoundland Cod fisheries. Sociologiaannihilation of northern cod. Newfoundland Studies, 8(1),

Mason, Fred

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Petroleum Exploration Enhancement Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)  

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

The Provincial Energy Plan, released in September 2007, introduced a policy action to encourage and promote exploration activity in Western Newfoundland known as the Petroleum Exploration...

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Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996 | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996 Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act Year 1996 Url Royaltysimplact.jpg Description To improve the management of royalties from Federal and outer continental shelf oil and gas leases References Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996[1] The Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996 was created to improve the management of royalties from Federal and outer continental shelf oil and gas leases, and for other purposes. References ↑ "Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Federal_Oil_and_Gas_Royalty_Simplification_and_Fairness_Act_of_1996&oldid=334637

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Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

of 1982 of 1982 Jump to: navigation, search Statute Name Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 Year 1982 Url RoyaltyAct.jpg Description The Royalty Management Act affirmed the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to administer and enforce all rules and regulations governing oil and gas leases on Federal or Indian Land References Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982[1] The Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. § 1701 et seq.) - The Royalty Management Act affirmed the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to administer and enforce all rules and regulations governing oil and gas leases on Federal or Indian Land, and established a policy aimed at developing a comprehensive system to manage royalties derived from leased oil and gas operations. Typically, oil and

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Newfoundland and Labrador: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Newfoundland and Labrador: Energy Resources Newfoundland and Labrador: Energy Resources Jump to: navigation, search Name Newfoundland and Labrador Equivalent URI DBpedia GeoNames ID 6354959 Coordinates 52°, -56° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":52,"lon":-56,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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A NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ENGLISH BIBLIOGRAPHY September 2010  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and Labrador English (NLE). A resource for some recent as yet unpublished conference papers is ://musl.ling.mun.ca >, the website of the Memorial University Sociolinguistics Laboratory (MUSL). Further resources on NLE can be obtained by searching the Newfoundland Periodical Article Bibliography (PAB) compiled by Memorial

Oyet, Alwell

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SPR to Continue Royalty-in-Kind Fill Program | Department of Energy  

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

to Continue Royalty-in-Kind Fill Program to Continue Royalty-in-Kind Fill Program SPR to Continue Royalty-in-Kind Fill Program October 10, 2007 - 3:14pm Addthis Solicitation to Exchange Royalty Oil from Offshore U.S. Leases WASHINGTON, DC -The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a solicitation seeking contracts to exchange up to approximately 13 million barrels from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico for crude oil that meets the specifications of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Bids are due by November 6, 2007. This action is taken in accordance with the provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 which directs that the SPR fill to its authorized size of one billion barrels, and advances the President's agenda to increase the Nation's energy security. It allows for a modest fill rate of

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Three Companies Awarded Contracts for Royalty-in-Kind Exchanges for the SPR  

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

Three Companies Awarded Contracts for Royalty-in-Kind Exchanges for Three Companies Awarded Contracts for Royalty-in-Kind Exchanges for the SPR Three Companies Awarded Contracts for Royalty-in-Kind Exchanges for the SPR November 8, 2007 - 4:31pm Addthis Deliveries to Begin in January 2008 WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded contracts to Shell Trading Company, Sunoco Logistics, and BP North America for exchange of 12.3 million barrels of royalty oil produced from the Gulf Coast for crude oil meeting the requirements of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Deliveries are expected to begin in January at a modest rate of approximately 70,000 barrels per day for a period of six months. The offers are in response to the Department's solicitation issued last month and represented the highest value of specification-grade oil for the

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SPR to Continue Royalty-in-Kind Fill Program | Department of...  

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

up to 13 million barrels of royalty oil from Federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico for crude oil that meets the specifications of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Bids are due...

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The evolution of the Baie Verte Lineament, Burlington Peninsula, Newfoundland  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

disappear under the Atlantic ocean, and little is known about the local offshore continuation. Fleur de Lys Supergroup metasediments reappear briefly on the Horse Islands, 20 km offshore (Fig. 1.3). The available aeromagnetic maps show that the expression... accumulations, mainly of Cambrian and Ordovician age, that comprise the cover of the western and eastern platforms of the Newfoundland Appalachians. These two platforms are adjoined by regionally metamorphosed clastic wedges marginal to the central mobile...

Kidd, William

1974-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Newfoundland Greenhome: energy efficient design for a cold foggy climate  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

St. John's Newfoundland has a cold, ocean moderated climate. During much of the September to May heating season cloud cover and fog reduce possible sunshine by 70%. This was important in determining design strategy. First priority was given to energy conservation, second to solar gain and third to thermal mass. The living space is super-insulated with a small area of south facing windows and other energy conserving features. Most solar gain takes place outside the living space in the large attached Greenhouse and solar attic. Solar heated air is transferred from the Attic to the cement and rock thermal storage under level 1 by a thermostatically controlled fan.

Evans, J.W.; Mellin, R.E.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of geothermal technology improvements on royalty collections on federal lands: Volume II: Appendices  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This volume contains the appendices for the ''Impact of Geothermal Technology Improvements on Royalty Collections on Federal Lands, Final Report, Volume I.'' The material in this volume supports the conclusions presented in Volume I and details each Known Geothermal Resource Area's (KGRA's) royalty estimation. Appendix A details the physical characteristics of each KGRA considered in Volume I. Appendix B supplies summary narratives on each state which has a KGRA. The information presented in Appendix C shows the geothermal power plant area proxies chosen for each KGRA considered within the report. It also provides data ranges which fit into the IMGEO model for electric energy cost estimates. Appendix D provides detailed cost information from the IMGEO model if no Geothermal Program RandD goals were completed beyond 1987 and if all the RandD goals were completed by the year 2000. This appendix gives an overall electric cost and major system costs, which add up to the overall electric cost. Appendix E supplies information for avoided cost projections for each state involved in the study that were used in the IMGEO model run to determine at what cost/kWh a 50 MWe plant could come on line. Appendix F supplies the code used in the determination of royalty income, as well as, tabled results of the royalty runs (detailed in Appendix G). The tabled results show royalty incomes, assuming a 10% discount rate, with and without RandD and with and without a $0.01/kWh transmission cost. Individual data sheets for each KGRA royalty income run are presented in Appendix G.

Not Available

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Central ridge of Newfoundland: Little explored, potential large  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Central ridge on the northeastern Grand Banks off Newfoundland represents a large area with known hydrocarbon accumulations and the potential for giant fields. It covers some 17,000 sq km with water less than 400 m deep. The first major hydrocarbon discovery on the Newfoundland Grand Banks is giant Hibernia field in the Jeanne d'Arc basin. Hibernia field, discovered in 1979, has reserves of 666 million bbl and is due onstream in 1997. Since Hibernia, 14 other discoveries have been made on the Grand Banks, with three on the Central ridge. Oil was first discovered on Central Ridge in 1980 with the Mobil et al. South Tempest G-88 well. In 1982 gas was discovered with the Mobil et al. North Dana I-43 well 30 km northeast of the earlier discovery. In 1983 gas and condensate were discovered with the Husky-Bow Valley et al. Trave E-87 well 20 km south of the South Tempest well. These discoveries are held under significant discovery licenses and an additional 2,400 sq km are held under exploration licenses. The paper discusses the history of the basin, the reservoir source traps, and the basin potential.

Silva, N.R. De (Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board, Newfoundland, St. Johns (Canada))

1993-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Royalties vs. upfront lump-sum fees in data communication environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile communications markets worldwide, today, are saturated, the number of mobile network operators (MNOs) in market is declining, mobile revenues are stagnant or falling, MNOs are becoming wireless Internet service providers, and economies of scope ... Keywords: Auction, Economies of scope, Lump-sum fee, Royalty, Spectrum

Youngsun Kwon; Buhm-Kyu Kim

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geopressured geothermal resources of Texas: a report on legal ownership and royalty issues  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Legal issues affecting ownership of the geopressured resources were examined. It was concluded that consideration of royalty interests indicates that the greatest promise for geothermal resource development would be offered if the geopressured resources were held to be entirely mineral in character. Further, the energy of the geopressured water should be held to be embraced by the standard term other minerals. (MHR)

Oberbeck, A.W.

1977-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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

SciTech Connect

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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Impact of geothermal technology improvements on royalty collections on Federal lands: Volume 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this study was to predict the value of increased royalties that could be accrued through the year 2010 by the federal government as a result of the accomplishments of the US Department of Energy (DOE) geothermal research and development (RandD) program. The technology improvements considered in this study coincide with the major goals and objectives of the DOE program as set forth in Section 3.0 and will: allow the geothermal industry to maintain a long-term competitive posture in the more favorable fields; and permit it to become competitive where the resource is of lower quality. The study was confined to power generation from liquid-dominated hydrothermal geothermal reservoirs. The technologies for exploiting the liquid-dominated, or hot water, fields for power generation are relatively new and still under development. Thus, each technology enhancement that permits greater economic use of the resource will potentially enhance royalty revenues. Potential royalty revenue from dry steam power production at The Geysers, direct use of geothermal fluids, and use of advanced geothermal technologies (i.e., hot dry rock, magma, and geopressured) has not been considered in this assessment. 12 refs.

Not Available

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The extent of chronic marine oil pollution in southeastern Newfoundland waters assessed through beached  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

history of oil spills. In: Proceedings from the Oil Symposium on The Effects of Oil on Wildlife, Herndon female Harlequin Ducks in relation to history of contamination by the Exxon Valdez oil spill. JournalThe extent of chronic marine oil pollution in southeastern Newfoundland waters assessed through

Jones, Ian L.

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A Diagnostic Examination of Consecutive Extreme Cool-Season Precipitation Events at St. John’s, Newfoundland, in December 2008  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada (CYYT), is frequently affected by extreme precipitation events, particularly in the cool season (October–April). Previous work classified precipitation events at CYYT into categories by precipitation amount and a ...

Shawn M. Milrad; Eyad H. Atallah; John R. Gyakum

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synoptic Typing of Extreme Cool-Season Precipitation Events at St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1979–2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Quantitative precipitation forecasting (QPF) continues to be a significant challenge in operational forecasting, particularly in regions susceptible to extreme precipitation events. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada (CYYT), is affected frequently ...

Shawn M. Milrad; Eyad H. Atallah; John R. Gyakum

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observation of a Fast Continental Shelf Wave Generated by a Storm Impacting Newfoundland Using Wavelet and Cross-Wavelet Analyses  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Wavelet and cross-wavelet power spectra of sea level records from tide gauges along the Atlantic coast of Canada showed a low-frequency barotropic response after Hurricane Florence crossed the Newfoundland shelf in September 2006. In comparison ...

Severin Thiebaut; Ross Vennell

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of a Direct Inverse Data Assimilation Method to the M2 Tide on the Newfoundland and Southern Labrador Shelves  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The barotropic M2 tide over the Newfoundland and southern Labrador Shelves and adjacent deep ocean is studied using a linear harmonic finite-element model and a newly developed direct inverse method for data assimilation. The dataset includes ...

Zhigang Xu; Ross M. Hendry; John W. Loder

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Encyclopedia of Energy, Volume 1, pp 605616. Elsevier. 2004. Author nonexclusive, royalty-free copyright 1 Commercial Sector and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Encyclopedia of Energy, Volume 1, pp 605­616. Elsevier. 2004. Author nonexclusive, royalty-free copyright 1 Commercial Sector and Energy Use J. MICHAEL MACDONALD Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge of Commercial Energy Use 3. Measuring Energy Performance 4. Performance Rating Systems 5. Energy Efficiency

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Regimes in Simple Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Dynamical systems possessing regimes are identified with those where the state space possesses two or more regions such that transitions of the state from either region to the other are rare. Systems with regimes are compared to those where ...

Edward N. Lorenz

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NECEC 2008, ST. JOHN'S NEWFOUNDLAND, THURSDAY NOV 6, 2008 1 Abstract--Micro wind turbines are being used with some  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NECEC 2008, ST. JOHN'S NEWFOUNDLAND, THURSDAY NOV 6, 2008 1 Abstract--Micro wind turbines are being used with some success at remote hilltop communication stations in Labrador. It is observed that wind generation at these sites reduces diesel consumption and increases battery life; however, these benefits

Bruneau, Steve

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Implication of a covenant to diligently develop and mine in hard mineral leases that provide for minimum rents or royalties  

SciTech Connect

An examination of the status of the implied covenant to develop in hard mineral leases which contain minimum royalty provisions discusses the rationale for the implied development covenant, restrictions on its use, and scenarios under which mining delays occur. Later sections delineate the rules of construction and interpretative tests used in various mining jurisdictions. The author then analyzes the logic of these tests in light of the regulatory and economic climate of today's mining industry. He finds that this climate forces prudent mining companies to delay mine development in many instances. The substantial relation test considers all factors that are indicative of the original parties expectations; the demand for development rule does not.

Bender, J.C.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synoptic-Scale Characteristics and Precursors of Cool-Season Precipitation Events at St. John’s, Newfoundland, 1979–2005  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The issue of quantitative precipitation forecasting continues to be a significant challenge in operational forecasting, particularly in regions susceptible to frequent and extreme precipitation events. St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, is one ...

Shawn M. Milrad; Eyad H. Atallah; John R. Gyakum

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The significance of post-secondary education in Newfoundland : a comparison between the provincial government's white paper on public post-secondary education (2005) and rural women enrolled in liberal arts undergraduate degrees.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis examines the significance of post-secondary education for rural Newfoundland women studying liberal arts degrees, and the fit of these experiences and perspectives with… (more)

Bourgeois, Monique F. (Monique Frances)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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TC_CLOUD_REGIME.cdr  

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Tropical cloud properties as a function of regime Regimes? Monsoon versus Break * Different synoptic vertical velocity profiles - Changes convective inhibition, corresponding...

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Perturbations That Optimally Trigger Weather Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The sensitivity of the onset of two weather regimes with respect to initial conditions is studied. The weather regimes are a Euro–Atlantic blocking regime and a Euro–Atlantic strong zonal flow regime. Both regimes are characterized by the same ...

Jeroen Oortwijn; Jan Barkmeijer

1995-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Dynamics of Crime Regimes ?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Crimes have many features, and the mix of those features can change over time and space. In this paper, we introduce the concept of a crime regime to provide some theoretical leverage on collections of crime features and how the collection of features can change. Key tools include the use of principal components analysis to determine the dimensions of crime regimes, visualization methods to help reveal the role of time, summary statistics to quantify crime regime patterns, and permutation procedures to examine the role of chance. Our approach is used to analyze temporal and spatial crime patterns for the City of Los Angeles over an 8 year period. We focus on the number of violent crimes over time and their potential lethality.

Richard Berk; John Macdonald

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Suppliers Group & Regimes | National Nuclear Security...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

of changes to help strengthen the NSG and the Zangger Committee over time and have led various efforts within the regimes to make the controls, guidelines, and outreach...

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Three regimes of relativistic beam - plasma interaction  

SciTech Connect

Three regimes of relativistic beam - plasma interaction can in principle be reached at the ATF depending on the relative transverse and longitudinal size of the electron bunch when compared to the cold plasma collisionless skin depth c?{omega}{sub pe}: the plasma wakefield accelerator (PWFA), the self-modulation instability (SMI), and the current filamentation instability (CFI) regime. In addition, by choosing the bunch density, the linear, quasi-nonlinear and non linear regime of the PWFA can be reached. In the case of the two instabilities, the bunch density determines the growth rate and therefore the occurrence or not of the instability. We briefly describe these three regimes and outline results demonstrating that all these regime have or will be reached experimentally. We also outline planned and possible follow-on experiments.

Muggli, P.; Allen, B.; Fang, Y.; Yakimenko, V.; Babzien, M.; Kusche, K.; Fedurin, M.; Vieira, J.; Martins, J.; Silva, L. [Max Planck Institute for Physics, 80805 Munich (Germany) and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 (United States); University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 (United States); Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973 (United States); GoLP/Instituto de Plasmas e Fusao Nuclear - Laboratorio Associado Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Lisboa (Portugal)

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Post 2012 Climate Regime | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Page Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Post 2012 Climate Regime Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Post 2012 Climate Regime: How Industrial and Developing Nations Can Help to Reduce Emissions- Assessing Emission Trends, Reduction Potentials, Incentive Systems and Negotiation Options Agency/Company /Organization: Umwelt Bundes Amt Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Industry Topics: GHG inventory, Policies/deployment programs Resource Type: Publications Website: www.umweltdaten.de/publikationen/fpdf-l/3954.pdf Post 2012 Climate Regime: How Industrial and Developing Nations Can Help to Reduce Emissions- Assessing Emission Trends, Reduction Potentials, Incentive Systems and Negotiation Options Screenshot

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Piecewise Tendency Diagnosis of Weather Regime Transitions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Piecewise tendency diagnosis (PTD) is extended and employed to study the dynamics of weather regime transitions. Originally developed for adiabatic and inviscid quasigeostrophic flow on a beta plane, PTD partitions local geopotential tendencies ...

Katherine J. Evans; Robert X. Black

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Massive superstring scatterings in the Regge regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We calculate four classes of high-energy massive string scattering amplitudes of fermionic string theory at arbitrary mass levels in the Regge regime (RR). We show that all four leading order amplitudes in the RR can be expressed in terms of the Kummer function of the second kind. Based on the summation algorithm of a set of extended signed Stirling number identities, we show that all four ratios calculated previously by the method of decoupling of zero-norm states among scattering amplitudes in the Gross regime can be extracted from this Kummer function in the RR. Finally, we conjecture and give evidence that the existence of these four Gross regime ratios in the RR persists to subleading orders in the Regge expansion of all high-energy fermionic string scattering amplitudes.

He Song; Lee, Jen-Chi; Takahashi, Keijiro; Yang Yi [Institute of High Energy Physics, Chinese Academic of Sciences, Beijing (China); Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University and Physics Division, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China); Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China); Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao-Tung University and Physics Division, National Center for Theoretical Sciences, Hsinchu, Taiwan (China)

2011-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Climatic regimes of tropical convection and rainfall  

SciTech Connect

Annual distribution and phase propagation of tropical convection are delineated using harmonic and amplitude-phase characteristics analysis of climatological pentad mean outgoing longwave radiation and monthly frequencies of highly reflective cloud. An annual eastward propagation of peak rainy season along the equator from the central Indian Ocean (60[degrees]E) to Arafura Sea (130[degrees]E) is revealed. This indicates a transition from the withdrawal of the Indian summer monsoon to the onset of the Australian summer monsoon. Significant bimodal variations are found around major summer monsoon regions. These variations originate from the interference of two adjacent regimes. The convergence zones over the eastern North Pacific, the South Pacific, and the southwest Indian Ocean are identified as a marine monsoon regime that is characterized by a unimodal variation with a concentrated summer rainfall associated with the development of surface westerlies equatorward of a monsoon trough. Conversely, the central North Pacific and North Atlantic convergence zones between persistent northeast and southeast trades are classified as trade-wind convergence zones; which differ from the marine monsoon regime by their persistent rainy season and characteristic bimodal variation with peak rainy seasons occurring in late spring and fall. The roles of the annual march of sea surface temperature in the phase propagation and formation of various climatic regimes of tropical convection are also discussed. 34 refs., 8 figs., 1 tab.

Wang, Bin (Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI (United States))

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the different regimes of subaqueous transport  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We review different aspects of subaqueous sediment transport. We discuss the static threshold and its dependency with longitudinal and transverse slopes, as well as cohesion. We describe the different regimes of transport: erosion and momentum limited bed load, and suspended load. In all these cases, we derive the expressions of the saturation flux $q_{\\rm sat}$ and the saturation length $L_{\\rm sat}$ and discuss their dependencies.

B. Andreotti; P. Claudin

2009-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

54

Three-dimensional null point reconnection regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent advances in theory and computational experiments have shown the need to refine the previous categorization of magnetic reconnection at three-dimensional null points--points at which the magnetic field vanishes. We propose here a division into three different types, depending on the nature of the flow near the spine and fan of the null. The spine is an isolated field line which approaches the null (or recedes from it), while the fan is a surface of field lines which recede from it (or approach it). So-called torsional spine reconnection occurs when field lines in the vicinity of the fan rotate, with current becoming concentrated along the spine so that nearby field lines undergo rotational slippage. In torsional fan reconnection field lines near the spine rotate and create a current that is concentrated in the fan with a rotational flux mismatch and rotational slippage. In both of these regimes, the spine and fan are perpendicular and there is no flux transfer across spine or fan. The third regime, called spine-fan reconnection, is the most common in practice and combines elements of the previous spine and fan models. In this case, in response to a generic shearing motion, the null point collapses to form a current sheet that is focused at the null itself, in a sheet that locally spans both the spine and fan. In this regime the spine and fan are no longer perpendicular and there is flux transfer across both of them.

Priest, E. R. [Mathematics Institute, St. Andrews University, St. Andrews KY16 9SS (United Kingdom); Pontin, D. I. [Division of Mathematics, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 4HN (United Kingdom)

2009-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Tropical Convection and Precipitation Regimes in the Western United States  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors have documented the relationship between tropical convection and precipitation regimes in the western United States. Circulation patterns associated with precipitation regimes are described and physical mechanisms are proposed. ...

Kingtse C. Mo; R. W. Higgins

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predictability Associated with Nonlinear Regimes in an Atmospheric Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Atmospheric regimes are midlatitude flow patterns that persist for periods of time exceeding a few days. Here, the authors analyzed the output of an idealized atmospheric model (QG3) to examine the relationship between regimes and predictability.

John M. Peters; Sergey Kravtsov; Nicholas T. Schwartz

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-Frequency Current Regimes over the Bering Sea Shelf  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using direct current measurements made during the period 1975–81, we describe the general circulation over the southeastern Bering Sea and differentiate it by regimes related to depth and forcing mechanisms. Three regimes are present, delineated ...

James D. Schumacher; Thomas H. Kinder

1983-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Circulation Regimes due to Attractor Merging in Atmospheric Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

From a dynamical systems theory perspective, the mechanisms of atmospheric regime behavior in a barotropic model, a pseudobarotropic model, and a baroclinic three-level model, where all of them show quite realistic regimes, are unveiled. Along ...

Mario Sempf; Klaus Dethloff; Dörthe Handorf; Michael V. Kurgansky

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regime Transitions and Heteroclinic Connections in a Barotropic Atmosphere  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

By interpreting transitions between atmospheric flow regimes as a deterministic rather than a stochastic phenomenon, new insight is gained into the phase-space characteristics of these transitions. The identification of regimes with steady states ...

D. T. Crommelin

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nonequilibrium mesoscopic superconductors in a fluctuational regime.  

SciTech Connect

We develop a non-equilibrium Ginzburg-Landau-type theory of the far-from-equilibrium dynamics of superconductors in a fluctuational regime and apply our approach to quantitative description of a superconductor island in a stationary nonequilibrium state. We derive the effective temperature of the nonequilibrium state and find fluctuational contributions to the magnetic susceptibility showing that it becomes a singular function of {radical}V-V{sub c}, where V is the external drive and V{sub c} is its 'critical' value at which the nonequilibrium phase transition takes place.

Chtchelkatchev, N.; Vinokur, V.; Materials Science Division; Moscow Inst. of Physics and Technology

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Persistent Circulation Regimes and Preferred Regime Transitions in the North Atlantic  

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The persistent regime behavior of the eddy-driven jet stream over the North Atlantic is investigated. The North Atlantic jet stream variability is characterized by the latitude of the maximum lower tropospheric wind speed of the 40-yr ECMWF Re-...

Christian Franzke; Tim Woollings; Olivia Martius

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stable operating regime for traveling wave devices  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Autophase stability is provided for a traveling wave device (TWD) electron beam for amplifying an RF electromagnetic wave in walls defining a waveguide for said electromagnetic wave. An off-axis electron beam is generated at a selected energy and has an energy noise inherently arising from electron gun. The off-axis electron beam is introduced into the waveguide. The off-axis electron beam is introduced into the waveguide at a second radius. The waveguide structure is designed to obtain a selected detuning of the electron beam. The off-axis electron beam has a velocity and the second radius to place the electron beam at a selected distance from the walls defining the waveguide, wherein changes in a density of the electron beam due to the RF electromagnetic wave are independent of the energy of the electron beam to provide a concomitant stable operating regime relative to the energy noise.

Carlsten, Bruce E. (Los Alamos, NM)

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessing the Institution of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The nuclear nonproliferation regime is facing a crisis of effectiveness. During the Cold War, the regime was relatively effective in stemming the proliferation of nuclear weapons and building an institutional structure that could, under certain conditions, ensure continued success. However, in the evolving global context, the traditional approaches are becoming less appropriate. Globalization has introduced new sets of stresses on the nonproliferation regime, such as the rise of non-state actors, broadening extensity and intensity of supply chains, and the multipolarization of power. This evolving global context demands an analytical and political flexibility in order to meet future threats. Current institutional capabilities established during the Cold War are now insufficient to meet the nonproliferation regime’s current and future needs. The research was based on information gathered through interviews and reviews of the relevant literature, and two dominant themes emerged. First, that human security should be integrated into the regime to account for the rise of non-state actors and networked violence. Second, confidence in the regime’s overall effectiveness has eroded at a time where verification-based confidence is becoming more essential. The research postulates that a critical analysis of the regime that fully utilizes institutional theory, with its focus on rules, normative structures, and procedures will be essential to adapting the regime to the current global context, building mechanisms for generating trust, creating better enforcement, and providing flexibility for the future.

Toomey, Christopher

2010-05-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat flow determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso geothermal area, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Proceedings: Heat flow...

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Cluster Analysis of Cloud Regimes and Characteristic Dynamics...  

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and still physically based, and that it concentrates on the dynamics and thermodynamics that are important for cloud development. The cloud regimes that are picked out by...

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Electric Wholesale Market Regimes in the United States: Implications...  

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

Regimes in the United States: Implications for Investment PowerPoint presentation to the Electricity Advisory Committee by Charles Whitmore, Senior Market Advisor at the Federal...

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Automatic Exploration of Datacenter performance Regimes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Horizontally scalable Internet services present an opportunity to use automatic resource allocation strategies for system management in the datacenter. In most of the previous work, a controller employs a performance model of the system to make decisions about the optimal allocation of resources. However, these models are usually trained offline or on a small-scale deployment and will not accurately capture the performance of the controlled application. To achieve accurate control of the web application, the models need to be trained directly on the production system and adapted to changes in workload and performance of the application. In this paper we propose to train the performance model using an exploration policy that quickly collects data from different performance regimes of the application. The goal of our approach for managing the exploration process is to strike a balance between not violating the performance SLAs and the need to collect sufficient data to train an accurate performance model, which requires pushing the system close to its capacity. We show that by using our exploration policy, we can train a performance model of a Web 2.0 application in less than an hour and then immediately use the model in a resource allocation controller.

Peter Bodík; Rean Griffith; Charles Sutton; O Fox; Michael I. Jordan; David A. Patterson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal regimes of Malaysian sedimentary basins  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Properly corrected and calibrated thermal data are important in estimating source-rock maturation, diagenetics, evolution of reservoirs, pressure regimes, and hydrodynamics. Geothermal gradient, thermal conductivity, and heat flow have been determined for the sedimentary succession penetrated by exploratory wells in Malaysia. Geothermal gradient and heat-flow maps show that the highest average values are in the Malay Basin. The values in the Sarawak basin are intermediate between those of the Malay basin and the Sabah Basin, which contains the lowest average values. Temperature data were analyzed from more than 400 wells. An important parameter that was studied in detail is the circulation time. The correct circulation time is essential in determining the correct geothermal gradient of a well. It was found that the most suitable circulation time for the Sabah Basin is 20 hr, 30 hr for the Sarawak Basin and 40 hr for the Malay Basin. Values of thermal conductivity, determined from measurement and calibrated calculations, were grouped according to depositional units and cycles in each basin.

Abdul Halim, M.F. (Petronas Research and Scientific Services, Selangor (Malaysia))

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bit-Interleaved Coded Modulation in the Wideband Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The wideband regime of bit-interleaved coded modulation (BICM) in Gaussian channels is studied. The Taylor expansion of the coded modulation capacity for generic signal constellations at low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is derived and used to determine ... Keywords: Additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channel, Rayleigh fading channel, bit-interleaved coded modulation, coded modulation, wideband regime

A. Martinez; A. Guillen i Fabregas; G. Caire; F. Willems

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methods for Pricing American Options under Regime Switching  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We analyze a number of techniques for pricing American options under a regime switching stochastic process. The techniques analyzed include both explicit and implicit discretizations with the focus being on methods which are unconditionally stable. In ... Keywords: American options, iterative methods, regime switching

Y. Huang; P. A. Forsyth; G. Labahn

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summer Wind Flow Regimes over the Sacramento Valley  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study utilized conditional sampling to identify three frequent wind regimes in the lower Sacramento Valley. The major flow features of the mean diurnal wind patterns in the southern Sacramento Valley and surrounding areas were analyzed for ...

Laura L. Zaremba; John J. Carroll

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Migrant Remittances and Exchange Rate Regimes in the Developing World  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This article argues that the international financial consequences of immigration exert a substantial influence on the choice of exchange rate regimes in the developing world. Over the past two decades, migrant remittances ...

Singer, David Andrew

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Systematic Metastable Atmospheric Regime Identification in an AGCM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study the authors apply a recently developed clustering method for the systematic identification of metastable atmospheric regimes in high-dimensional datasets generated by atmospheric models. The novelty of this approach is that it ...

Christian Franzke; Illia Horenko; Andrew J. Majda; Rupert Klein

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

74

Two Dynamic Regimes of Finite Amplitude Charney and Green Waves  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The weakly nonlinear evolutions of the Green and Charney waves are compared for two regimes: (1) when internal dissipation is the dominant dissipation; (2) when Ekman friction is the dominant dissipation.

Bin Wang; Albert Barcilon

1986-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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High Biomass Low Export Regimes in the Southern Ocean  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of enhanced carbon biomass and export at 55 degrees S duringHigh Biomass Low Export Regimes in the Southern Ocean PhoebeSurface waters with high biomass levels and high proportion

Lam, Phoebe J.; Bishop, James K.B.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiple Weather Regimes and Baroclinically Forced Spherical Resonance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Systematically recurrent, geographically fixed weather regimes forced by a single isolated mountain in a two-layer, high-resolution, quasigeostrophic model modified for the sphere are found to be robust phenomena. While the climatological ...

Shuting Yang; Brian Reinhold; Erland Källén

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

77

Shock-Induced Flows through Packed Beds: Transient Regimes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The early stage of the transient regimes in the shock-induced flows within solid-packed beds are investigated in the linear longwave and high-frequency approximation. The transient resistance law is refined as the Duhameltime integral that follows from the general concept of dynamic tortuosity and compressibility of the packed beds. A closed-form solution is expected to describe accurately the early stage of the transient regime flow and is in qualitative agreement with available experimental data.

Yuri M. Shtemler; Isaac R. Shreiber; Alex Britan

2007-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Order Code RL31559 Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status  

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Weapons of mass destruction (WMD), especially in the hands of radical states and terrorists, represent a major threat to U.S. national security interests. Multilateral regimes were established to restrict trade in nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and missile technologies, and to monitor their civil applications. Congress may consider the efficacy of these regimes in considering the potential renewal of the Export Administration Act, as well as other proliferation-specific legislation in the 110 th Congress. This report provides background and current status information on the regimes. The nuclear nonproliferation regime encompasses several treaties, extensive multilateral and bilateral diplomatic agreements, multilateral organizations and domestic agencies, and the domestic laws of participating countries. Since the dawn of the nuclear age, U.S. leadership has been crucial in developing the regime. While there is almost universal international agreement opposing the further spread of nuclear weapons, several challenges to the regime have arisen in recent years: India and Pakistan tested nuclear weapons in 1998, North Korea withdrew from the

Mary Beth Nikitin; Paul Kerr; Steve Bowman; Steven A. Hildreth

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turbulence Regimes and Turbulence Intermittency in the Stable Boundary Layer during CASES-99  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An investigation of nocturnal intermittent turbulence during the Cooperative Atmosphere–Surface Exchange Study in 1999 (CASES-99) revealed three turbulence regimes at each observation height: 1) regime 1, a weak turbulence regime when the wind ...

Jielun Sun; Larry Mahrt; Robert M. Banta; Yelena L. Pichugina

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory of Contemporary Capitalism  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory ofBerkeley The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory ofKorea) Abstract The knowledge-led accumulation regime (KLAR)

Kim, Hyungkee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE IMPACT OF THE GLOBAL NUCLEAR SAFETY REGIME IN BRAZIL  

SciTech Connect

A turning point of the world nuclear industry with respect to safety occurred due to the accident at Chernobyl, in 1986. A side from the tragic personal losses and the enormous financial damage, the Chernobyl accident has literally demonstrated that ''a nuclear accident anywhere is an accident everywhere''. The impact was felt immediately by the nuclear industry, with plant cancellations (e.g. Austria), elimination of national programs (e.g. Italy) and general construction delays. However, the reaction of the nuclear industry was equally immediate, which led to the proposal and establishment of a Global Nuclear Safety Regime. This regime is composed of biding international safety conventions, globally accepted safety standard, and a voluntary peer review system. In a previous work, the author has presented in detail the components of this Regime, and briefly discussed its impact in the Brazilian nuclear power organizations, including the Regulatory Body. This work, on the opposite, briefly reviews the Global Nuclear Safety Regime, and concentrates in detail in the discussion of its impact in Brazil, showing how it has produced some changes, and where the peer pressure regime has failed to produce real results.

Almeida, C.

2004-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal regimes at Clearlake California: A preliminary review  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Three distinct geothermal regimes are inferred in the vicinity of the city of Clearlake, California. The first is a conductive heat flow regime, the second is a fault-controlled hot spring flow of ``magmatic`` fluids, and the third is a resurgent flow of meteoric warm water. The conductive heat flow results in flat, horizontal isotherms. The hot spring generates a localized spike in the isotherms. The advective disturbance carries heat laterally to a fault-line resurgence, lowering the apparent heat flow at the surface.

Burns, K.L.; Potter, R.M.; Zyvoloski, G.

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal regimes at Clearlake California: A preliminary review  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Three distinct geothermal regimes are inferred in the vicinity of the city of Clearlake, California. The first is a conductive heat flow regime, the second is a fault-controlled hot spring flow of magmatic'' fluids, and the third is a resurgent flow of meteoric warm water. The conductive heat flow results in flat, horizontal isotherms. The hot spring generates a localized spike in the isotherms. The advective disturbance carries heat laterally to a fault-line resurgence, lowering the apparent heat flow at the surface.

Burns, K.L.; Potter, R.M.; Zyvoloski, G.

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Thermal regimes of high burn-up nuclear fuel rod  

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The temperature distribution in the nuclear fuel rods for high burn-up is studied. We use the numerical and analytical approaches. It is shown that the time taken to have the stationary thermal regime of nuclear fuel rod is less than one minute. We can make the inference that the behavior of the nuclear fuel rod can be considered as a stationary task. Exact solutions of the temperature distribution in the fuel rods in the stationary case are found. Thermal regimes of high burn-up the nuclear fuel rods are analyzed.

Kudryashov, Nikolai A; Chmykhov, Mikhail A; 10.1016/j.cnsns.2009.05.063

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

Weather Regimes in the Pacific from a GCM  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather regimes have been sought by examining the 500-mb streamfunction of the UGAMP GCM run for 10 yr at T42 resolution with perpetual January forcing. Five-day low-pass EOFs provide a low-order phase space in which to study dynamical aspects of ...

K. Haines; A. Hannachi

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Regime Transitions in a Stochastically Forced Double-Gyre Model  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A reduced-gravity double-gyre ocean model is used to study the influence of an additive stochastic wind stress component on the regime behavior of the wind-driven circulation. The variance of the stochastic component (spatially coherent white ...

Philip Sura; Klaus Fraedrich; Frank Lunkeit

2001-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Circulation Regimes: Chaotic Variability versus SST-Forced Predictability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The circulation regimes in the Pacific–North American region are studied using the NCEP–NCAR reanalyses for the 18-winter period (1981/82–1998/99; NCEP18) and for the 54-winter period (1948/49–2001/02; NCEP54). The sampling properties of the ...

David M. Straus; Susanna Corti; Franco Molteni

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Detecting and Forecasting Economic Regimes in Automated Exchanges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Detecting and Forecasting Economic Regimes in Automated Exchanges Wolfgang Ketter , John Collins. The agent can use this information to make both tactical decisions such as pricing and strategic decisions, such as over- supply or scarcity, from historical data using computational methods to construct price density

Ketter, Wolfgang

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Detecting and Forecasting Economic Regimes in Automated Exchanges  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Detecting and Forecasting Economic Regimes in Automated Exchanges Wolfgang Ketter # , John Collins tactical decisions such as pricing and strategic decisions such as product mix and production planning. We historical data using computational methods to construct price density functions. We discuss how

Ketter, Wolfgang

90

The Link between Rossby Wave Breakings and Weather Regime Transitions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The link between Rossby wave breaking (RWB) and the four wintertime weather regimes over the North Atlantic domain is studied in this paper. Using the 40-yr ECMWF Re-Analysis (ERA-40) data, frequencies of occurrence of anticyclonic and cyclonic ...

Clio Michel; Gwendal Rivière

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Risky Human Capital and Alternative Bankruptcy Regimes for Student Loans ?  

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I study the implications of various bankruptcy regimes for student loans on college investment, human capital accumulation, and earnings in a heterogeneous life-cycle economy with risky human capital investment. The option to discharge one’s debt under a liquidation regime helps alleviate some of the risk of investing in human capital. However, dischargeability triggers exclusion from borrowing and wage garnishment. Replacing liquidation with reorganization induces significant allocational consequences across education groups. Poor high school graduates with low levels of college preparedness are better off under liquidation, whereas high school graduates with high levels of assets and college preparedness are better off under reorganization. Overall, reorganization improves welfare by 1.2 % relative to liquidation. However, an economy with partial dischargeability is desirable on welfare grounds.

Felicia Ionescu

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

92

Onset of a Pseudogap Regime in Ultracold Fermi Gases  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We show, using an ab initio approach based on Quantum Monte Carlo technique, that the pseudogap regime emerges in ultracold Fermi gases close to the unitary point. We locate the onset of this regime at a value of the interaction strength corresponding to (k{sub F}a){sup -1}{approx_equal}-0.05 (a--scattering length). We determine the evolution of the gap as a function of temperature and interaction strength in the Fermi gas around the unitary limit and show that our results exhibit a remarkable agreement with the recent wave-vector resolved radio frequency spectroscopy data. Our results indicate that a finite temperature structure of the Fermi gas around unitarity is more complicated and involves the presence of the phase with preformed Cooper pairs, which, however, do not contribute to the long range order.

Magierski, Piotr [Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology, ulica Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw (Poland); Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-1560 (United States); Wlazlowski, Gabriel [Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University of Technology, ulica Koszykowa 75, 00-662 Warsaw (Poland); Bulgac, Aurel [Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-1560 (United States)

2011-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Multifractal regime transition in a modified minority game model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The search for more realistic modeling of financial time series reviews several stylized facts of real markets. In this work we focus on the multifractal properties found in price and index signals. Although the usual Minority Game (MG) models do not exhibit multifractality, we study here one of its variants that does. We show that the nonsynchronous MG models in the nonergodic phase is multifractal and in this sense, together with other stylized facts, constitute a better modeling tool. Using the Structure Function (SF) approach we detected the stationary and the scaling range of the time series generated by the MG model and, from the linear (nonlinear) behavior of the SF we identified the fractal (multifractal) regimes. Finally, using the Wavelet Transform Modulus Maxima (WTMM) technique we obtained its multifractal spectrum width for different dynamical regimes.

Crepaldi, Antonio F; Ferreira, Fernando F; Francisco, Gerson

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MCNP/X TRANSPORT IN THE TABULAR REGIME  

SciTech Connect

The authors review the transport capabilities of the MCNP and MCNPX Monte Carlo codes in the energy regimes in which tabular transport data are available. Giving special attention to neutron tables, they emphasize the measures taken to improve the treatment of a variety of difficult aspects of the transport problem, including unresolved resonances, thermal issues, and the availability of suitable cross sections sets. They also briefly touch on the current situation in regard to photon, electron, and proton transport tables.

HUGHES, H. GRADY [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2007-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

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ECONOMIC REFORM AND COMMUNIST REGIME SURVIVABILTY: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE  

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While the collapse of communist rule and process of transitioning to democracy in the former-Soviet Union and its numerous satellite states certainly warrants the wealth of attention received, by no means does this signal that the history of communist state rule is ended. Contrary to popular belief—and even belief in academe it sometimes seems—Communism still survives. In fact, a number of Asian states still claim to follow the path to a promised societal utopia under the guidance of their respective Politburos and may be described as not only ‘surviving’ but thriving, experiencing economic stability and enjoying high rates of growth. This study examines the ramifications of economic and political reform policies implemented by four collapsed communist regimes which have transitioned to democratic governance—the former-Soviet Union, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia—as well as two surviving Asian communist regimes—Vietnam and China—in identifying characteristic patterns of reform that are conducive to regime survival and/or collapse. The end objective herein is to provide projections for the future of the Castro regime in Cuba, which faces a critical juncture in the future with the impending death of its charismatic leader. I hypothesize that economic reform, through consistent implementation, generates credibility for both Communist Party elites and their future reform endeavors. Additionally, reform packages that manage to successfully stabilize the economy bestow an increased measure of legitimacy to the political elite, allowing the Communist Party to maintain political control, thereby avoiding collapse and the transition to democracy. The third and final section contains general discussion and what conclusions can be drawn from the results, as well as analysis of the history of reform efforts to present in the Caribbean island state of Cuba.

Nelson, John

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental sampling: Issues for the cut-off regime  

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The fissile material cut-off treaty (FMCT) initiative under the Conference on Disarmament mandate is envisioned to include certain aspects of environmental sampling and monitoring. One of the intents of this treaty is to bring certain non-NPT signatories (e.g., threshold states) under this treaty agreement along with the nuclear weapon states (NWSs). This paper provides a brief overview of some of the relevant issues that may be involved in the implementation and use of environmental monitoring for (1) verification of the cut-off regime declarations, (2) the detection of undeclared activities, and, (3) application in non-routine inspections. The intent is to provide backstopping information important for treaty negotiators. Specific issues addressed within this paper include signature sampling, differences in the proposed detection regime, potential signature integrators, specific examples and spoofing concerns. Many of these issues must be carefully considered and weighed in order to create a credibly verifiable inspection regime. Importantly, the cut-off treaty must enable nondiscriminatory implementation, while carefully assuring that nonproliferation treaty requirements are maintained (i.e., preventing unintentional release of critical weapons design information--potentially through environmental sampling and analysis).

Fearey, B.L.

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Weak and Strong coupling regimes in plasmonic-QED  

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We present a quantum theory for the interaction of a two level emitter with surface plasmon polaritons confined in single-mode waveguide resonators. Based on the Green's function approach, we develop the conditions for the weak and strong coupling regimes by taking into account the sources of dissipation and decoherence: radiative and non-radiative decays, internal loss processes in the emitter, as well as propagation and leakage losses of the plasmons in the resonator. The theory is supported by numerical calculations for several quantum emitters, GaAs and CdSe quantum dots and NV centers together with different types of resonators constructed of hybrid, cylindrical or wedge waveguides. We further study the role of temperature and resonator length. Assuming realistic leakage rates, we find the existence of an optimal length at which strong coupling is possible. Our calculations show that the strong coupling regime in plasmonic resonators is accessible within current technology when working at very low temperatures (<4K). In the weak coupling regime our theory accounts for recent experimental results. By further optimization we find highly enhanced spontaneous emission with Purcell factors over 1000 at room temperature for NV-centers. We finally discuss more applications for quantum nonlinear optics and plasmon-plasmon interactions.

T. Hümmer; F. J. García-Vidal; L. Martín-Moreno; D. Zueco

2012-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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INTERFACIAL AREA TRANSPORT AND REGIME TRANSITION IN COMBINATORIAL CHANNELS  

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. This study investigates the geometric effects of 90-degree vertical elbows and flow configurations in two-phase flow. The study shows that the elbows make a significant effect on the transport characteristics of two-phase flow, which includes the changes in interfacial structures, bubble interaction mechanisms and flow regime transition. The effect of the elbows is characterized for global and local two-phase flow parameters. The global two-phase flow parameters include two-phase pressure, interfacial structures and flow regime transition. In order to characterize the frictional pressure drop and minor loss across the vertical elbows, pressure measurements are obtained across the test section over a wide range of flow conditions in both single-phase and two-phase flow conditions. A two-phase pressure drop correlation analogous to Lockhart-Martinelli correlation is proposed to predict the minor loss across the elbows. A high speed camera is employed to perform extensive flow visualization studies across the elbows in vertical upward, horizontal and vertical downward sections and modified flow regime maps are proposed. It is found that modified flow regime maps immediately downstream of the vertical upward elbow deviate significantly from the conventional flow regime map. A qualitative assessment of the counter-current flow limitation characteristics specific to the current experimental facility is performed. A multi-sensor conductivity probe is used to measure local two-phase flow parameters such as: void fraction, bubble velocity, interfacial area concentration and bubble frequency. The local measurements are obtained for six different flow conditions at ten measurement locations along axial direction of the test section. Both the vertical-upward and vertical-downward elbows have a significant impact on bubble distribution, resulting in, a bimodal distribution along the horizontal radius of the tube cross-section and migration of bubbles towards the inside of the elbow curvatures immediately downstream of the vertical-upward and vertical-downward elbows, respectively. The elbow effect decays further downstream of the elbow and bubbles migrate to more conventional distribution patterns. The axial transport of void fraction and interfacial area concentration shows that the elbows promote bubble disintegration. Preliminary comparisons between the interfacial area transport model and the experimental data for verticalupward and vertical downward section are also presented.

Seugjin Kim

2011-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

99

Large-Scale Weather Regimes and Local Climate over the Western United States  

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Weather regimes are used to determine changes in the statistical distribution of winter precipitation and temperature at eight locations within the western United States. Six regimes are identified from daily 700-mb heights during 46 winters (...

Andrew W. Robertson; Michael Ghil

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Regime legitimacy and military resilience : lessons from World War II and Yugoslavia  

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This thesis argues that regime legitimacy creates military resilience. A regime is legitimate when its constituents believe-whether because of ideological solidarity, patriotism, nationalism, or good governance-that a ...

Russell, Jacob Hale

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Identification of the Large-Scale Properties of Tropical Convection using Cloud Regimes  

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The use of cloud regimes in identifying tropical convection and the associated large-scale atmospheric properties is investigated. The regimes are derived by applying cluster analysis to satellite retrievals of daytime-averaged frequency ...

Jackson Tan; Christian Jakob; Todd P. Lane

102

The Statistics and Horizontal Structure of Anomalous Weather Regimes in the Community Climate Model  

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The statistics, horizontal structure, and linear barotropic dynamics of anomalous weather regimes are evaluated in a 15-winter integration of the NCAR Community Climate Model (CCM2). Statistical and ensemble analyses of simulated regimes are ...

Robert X. Black; Katherine J. Evans

1998-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Multiple-Regime Approach to Atmospheric Zonal-Flow Vacillation  

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of the multiple-regimes concept that originated in the work of Charney and DeVore (1979). Several attempts have on visual inspection of the zonal jet's position, Yoden et al. (1987) found two distinct flow regimes during

Ghil, Michael

104

Initial Tendencies of Cloud Regimes in the Met Office Unified Model  

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The Met Office unified forecast–climate model is used to compare the properties of simulated climatological cloud regimes with those produced in short-range forecasts initialized from operational analyses. The regimes are defined as principal ...

K. D. Williams; M. E. Brooks

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Detecting, Characterizing and Determining the Biological Response to Regime Shifts off the California Coast  

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power point presentation on regime shifts to the RAP, which represents the research arm of the Monterey Bay National Marine

Breaker, Laurence C.; Welschmeyer, Nicholas A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Plasma outflow from a corrugated trap in the kinetic regime  

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The problem of stationary plasma outflow from an open corrugated trap in the kinetic regime is considered with allowance for pair collisions in the framework of a kinetic equation with the Landau collision integral. The distribution function is studied in the limit of small-scale corrugation and a large mirror ratio. In considering a single corrugation cell, a correction for the distribution function is calculated analytically. An equation describing variations of the distribution function along the system is derived and used to study the problem of plasma outflow into vacuum.

Skovorodin, D. I.; Beklemishev, A. D. [Russian Academy of Sciences, Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Siberian Branch (Russian Federation)

2012-03-15T23:59:59.000Z

107

Compton scattering in the Klein-Nishina Regime Revisited  

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In blazars such as 3C 279, GeV gamma-rays are thought to be produced by inverse Compton scattering of soft photons injected from external sources into the jet. Because of the large bulk Lorentz factor of the jet, the energy of soft photons is Doppler shifted in the comoving frame of the jet, and the scattering is likely to occur in the Klein-Nishina regime. Although the Klein-Nishina effects are well known, the properties of the electron and emission spectra have not been studied in detail in the environment of blazars. We solve the kinetic equation of electrons with the spatial escape term of the electrons to obtain the electron energy spectrum in the jet and calculated the observed emission spectrum. In calculations of the Compton losses in the Klein-Nishina regime, we use the discrete loss formalism to take into account the significant energy loss in a single scattering. Although the scattering cross section decreases because of the Klein-Nishina effects, ample gamma rays are emitted by inverse Compton scattering. When the injection spectrum of electrons obeys a power law, the electron spectrum does not follow a broken power law, as a result of the Klein-Nishina effects, and a large number of high-energy electrons remain in the emitting region.

Masaaki Kusunose; Fumio Takahara

2005-03-10T23:59:59.000Z

108

Strangeness Production at RHIC in the Perturbative Regim  

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We investigate strange quark production in Au-Au collisions at RHIC in the framework of the Parton Cascade Model(PCM). The yields of (anti-) strange quarks for three production scenarios -- primary-primary scattering, full scattering, and full production -- are compared to a proton-proton baseline. Enhancement of strange quark yields in central Au-Au collisions compared to scaled p-p collisions increases with the number of secondary interactions. The centrality dependence of strangeness production for the three production scenarios is studied as well. For all production mechanisms, the strangeness yield increases with $(N_{\\rm part})^{4/3}$. The perturbative QCD regime described by the PCM is able to account for up to 50% of the observed strangeness at RHIC.

Daphne Y. Chang; Steffen A. Bass; Dinesh K. Srivastava

2004-03-13T23:59:59.000Z

109

Universal conductivity of graphene in the ultra-relativistic regime  

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We calculate the zero temperature dc conductivity in graphene in the ultimate low-energy regime, when retardation effects of the electromagnetic interaction become important and when the full Lorentz symmetry emerges. In contrast to what happens with the short range or with the Coulomb long-range instantaneous interactions, the dc conductivity is now no longer equal to its non interacting value, but acquires universal corrections in powers of the fine structure constant. The coefficient of the first order correction is computed, and found to be of order one. We also present the result for the conductivity in the large-N limit, with $N$ as the number of Dirac fermions species, to the order $1/N^2$.

Herbut, Igor F

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Thermal regimes of major volcanic centers: magnetotelluric constraints  

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The focus of activity at this laboratory is on applying natural electromagnetic methods along with other geophysical techniques to studying the dynamical processes and thermal regimes associated with centers of major volcanic activity. We are presently emphasizing studies of the Long Valley/Mono Craters Volcanic Complex, the Cascades Volcanic Belt, and the Valles Caldera. This work addresses questions regarding geothermal energy, chemical transport of minerals in the crust, emplacement of economic ore deposits, and optimal siting of drill-holes for scientific purposes. In addition, since much of our work is performed in the intermontane sedimentary basins of the western US (along with testing our field-system in some of the graben structures in the Northeast), there is an application of these studies to developing exploration and interpretational strategies for detecting and delineating structures associated with hydrocarbon reserves.

Hermance, J.F.

1987-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

111

Enhanced Heat Flow in the Hydrodynamic Collisionless Regime  

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We study the heat conduction of a cold, thermal cloud in a highly asymmetric trap. The cloud is axially hydrodynamic, but due to the asymmetric trap radially collisionless. By locally heating the cloud we excite a thermal dipole mode and measure its oscillation frequency and damping rate. We find an unexpectedly large heat conduction compared to the homogeneous case. The enhanced heat conduction in this regime is partially caused by atoms with a high angular momentum spiraling in trajectories around the core of the cloud. Since atoms in these trajectories are almost collisionless they strongly contribute to the heat transfer. We observe a second, oscillating hydrodynamic mode, which we identify as a standing wave sound mode.

Meppelink, R.; Rooij, R. van; Vogels, J. M.; Straten, P. van der [Atom Optics and Ultrafast Dynamics, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80000, 3508 TA Utrecht (Netherlands)

2009-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

112

On burning regimes and long duration X-ray bursts  

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Hydrogen and helium accreted onto a neutron star undergo thermonuclear burning. Explosive burning is observed as a type I X-ray burst. We describe the different burning regimes and focus on some of the current inconsistencies between theory and observations. Of special interest are the rare kinds of X-ray bursts such as carbon-fueled superbursts and helium-fueled intermediately long X-ray bursts. These bursts are thought to originate deeper in the neutron star envelope, such that they are probes of the thermal properties of the crust. We investigate the possibility of observing superbursts with the wide-field instruments INTEGRAL-ISGRI and Swift-BAT. We find that only the brightest bursts are detectable.

L. Keek; J. J. M. in 't Zand

2008-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

113

Chiral Effective Field Theory Beyond the Power-Counting Regime  

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Novel techniques are presented, which identify the chiral power-counting regime (PCR), and realize the existence of an intrinsic energy scale embedded in lattice QCD results that extend outside the PCR. The nucleon mass is considered as a benchmark for illustrating this new approach. Using finite-range regularization, an optimal regularization scale can be extracted from lattice simulation results by analyzing the renormalization of the low energy coefficients. The optimal scale allows a description of lattice simulation results that extend beyond the PCR by quantifying and thus handling any scheme-dependence. Preliminary results for the nucleon magnetic moment are also examined, and a consistent optimal regularization scale is obtained. This indicates the existence of an intrinsic scale corresponding to the finite size of the source of the pion cloud.

Hall, Jonathan M. M.; Leinweber, Derek B.; Young, Ross D. [Special Research Centre for the Subatomic Structure of Matter (CSSM), School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, SA 5005 (Australia)

2011-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Biofuel Tracers to Study Alternative Combustion Regimes  

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Interest in the use of alternative fuels and combustion regimes is increasing as the price of petroleum climbs. The inherently higher efficiency of Diesel engines has led to increased adoption of Diesels in Europe, capturing approximately 40% of the new passenger car market. Unfortunately, lower CO{sub 2} emissions are countered with higher nitrogen oxides (NOx) and particulate matter (PM) emissions, and higher noise. Noise and PM have traditionally been the obstacles toward consumer acceptance of Diesel passenger cars in North America, while NOx (a key component in photochemical smog) has been more of an engineering challenge. Diesels are lean burning (combustion with excess oxygen) and reducing NOx to N2 in an oxygen rich environment is difficult. Adding oxygenated compounds to the fuel helps reduce PM emissions, but relying on fuel alone to reduce PM is unrealistic. Keeping peak combustion temperature below 1700 K prevents NOx formation. Altering the combustion regime to burn at temperatures below the NOx threshold and accept a wide variety of fuels seems like a promising alternative for future engines. Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) is a possible solution. Fuel and air are well mixed prior to intake into a cylinder (homogeneous charge) and ignition occurs by compression of the fuel-air mixture by the piston. HCCI is rapid and relatively cool, producing little NOx and PM. Unfortunately, it is hard to control since HCCI is initiated by temperature and pressure instead of a spark or direct fuel injection. We investigate biofuel HCCI combustion, and use intrinsically labeled biofuels as tracers of HCCI combustion. Data from tracer experiments are used to validate combustion modeling.

Mack, J H; Flowers, D L; Buchholz, B A; Dibble, R W

2006-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

115

Transport in the plateau regime in a tokamak pedestal  

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In a tokamak H-mode, a strong E Multiplication-Sign B flow shear is generated during the L-H transition. Turbulence in a pedestal is suppressed significantly by this E Multiplication-Sign B flow shear. In this case, neoclassical transport may become important. The neoclassical fluxes are calculated in the plateau regime with the parallel plasma flow using their kinetic definitions. In an axisymmetric tokamak, the neoclassical particles fluxes can be decomposed into the banana-plateau flux and the Pfirsch-Schlueter flux. The banana-plateau particle flux is driven by the parallel viscous force and the Pfirsch-Schlueter flux by the poloidal variation of the friction force. The combined quantity of the radial electric field and the parallel flow is determined by the flux surface averaged parallel momentum balance equation rather than requiring the ambipolarity of the total particle fluxes. In this process, the Pfirsch-Schlueter flux does not appear in the flux surface averaged parallel momentum equation. Only the banana-plateau flux is used to determine the parallel flow in the form of the flux surface averaged parallel viscosity. The heat flux, obtained using the solution of the parallel momentum balance equation, decreases exponentially in the presence of sonic M{sub p} without any enhancement over that in the standard neoclassical theory. Here, M{sub p} is a combination of the poloidal E Multiplication-Sign B flow and the parallel mass flow. The neoclassical bootstrap current in the plateau regime is presented. It indicates that the neoclassical bootstrap current also is related only to the banana-plateau fluxes. Finally, transport fluxes are calculated when M{sub p} is large enough to make the parallel electron viscosity comparable with the parallel ion viscosity. It is found that the bootstrap current has a finite value regardless of the magnitude of M{sub p}.

Seol, J. [National Fusion Research Institute, Gwahangno 113, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 305-333 (Korea, Republic of); Shaing, K. C. [Institute for Space, Astrophysical and Plasma Sciences, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan (China) and Engineering Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 (United States)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field |  

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A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Journal Article: A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field Authors R. G. Allis, Stuart D. Johnson, Gregory D. Nash and Dick Benoit Published Journal TRANSACTIONS-GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES COUNCIL, 1999 DOI Not Provided Check for DOI availability: http://crossref.org Online Internet link for A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field Citation R. G. Allis,Stuart D. Johnson,Gregory D. Nash,Dick Benoit. 1999. A model for the shallow thermal regime at Dixie Valley geothermal field. TRANSACTIONS-GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES COUNCIL. 23:493-498. Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=A_model_for_the_shallow_thermal_regime_at_Dixie_Valley_geothermal_field&oldid=682587"

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Environmental Assessment (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)  

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The Environmental Protection Act states that the purpose of environmental assessment is to "protect the environment and quality of life of the people of the province; and facilitate the wise...

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The Thermal Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous...  

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Thermal Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous Times And Its Relationship To San Juan Mountains Thermal Sources Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal...

119

Slow Wave Excitation in the ICRF and HHFW Regimes  

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Theoretical considerations and high spatial resolution numerical simulations of radio frequency (rf) wave heating in tokamaks and in spherical toruses (ST) indicate that fast waves launched into tokamaks in the ion cyclotron range of frequencies (ICRF) or into spherical toruses in the high harmonic fast wave (HHFW) regime may excite a short wavelength slow mode inside of the plasma discharge due to the presence of hot electrons that satisfy the condition {omega}

Phillips, C. K.; Valeo, E. J.; Hosea, J. C.; LeBlanc, B. P.; Wilson, J. R. [Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08543 (United States); Jaeger, E. F. [XCEL Engineering, 1066 Commerce Park Dr., Oak Ridge, TN 37830 (United States); Berry, L. A.; Ryan, P. M. [Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831 (United States); Bonoli, P. T.; Wright, J. C. [MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center, Cambridge, MA 02139 (United States); Smithe, D. N. [Tech-X Corporation, 5621 Arapahoe Ave., Suite A, Boulder, CO 80303 (United States)

2011-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

120

Thermal regimes of major volcanic centers: Magnetotelluric constraints  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The interpretation of geophysical/electromagnetic field data has been used to study dynamical processes in the crust beneath three of the major tectono-volcanic features in North America: the Long Valley/Mono Craters Volcanic Complex in eastern California, the Cascades Volcanic Belt in Oregon, and the Rio Grande Rift in the area of Socorro, New Mexico. Primary accomplishments have been in the area of creating and implementing a variety of 2-D generalized inverse computer codes, and the application of these codes to fields studies on the basin structures and he deep thermal regimes of the above areas. In order to more fully explore the space of allowable models (i.e. those inverse solutions that fit the data equally well), several distinctly different approaches to the 2-D inverse problem have been developed: (1) an overdetermined block inversion; (2) an overdetermined spline inverstion; (3) a generalized underdetermined total inverse which allows one to tradeoff certain attributes of their model, such as minimum structure (flat models), roughness (smooth models), or length (small models). Moreover, we are exploring various approaches for evaluating the resolution model parameters for the above algorithms. 33 refs.

Hermance, J.F.

1989-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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121

Regime for a Self-ionizing Raman Laser Amplifier  

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Backward Raman amplification and compression at high power might occur if a long pumping laser pulse is passed through a plasma to interact resonantly with a counter-propagating short seed pulse [V.M. Malkin, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 82 (1999) 4448-4451]. One critical issue, however, is that the pump may be unacceptably depleted due to spontaneous Raman backscatter from intrinsic fluctuations in the amplifying plasma medium prior to its useful interaction with the seed. Premature backscatter may be avoided, however, by employing a gaseous medium with pump intensities too low to ionize the medium, and using the intense seed to produce the plasma by rapid photoionization as it is being amplified [V.M. Malkin, et al., Phys. Plasmas (2001)]. In addition to allowing that only rather low power pumps be used, photoionization introduces a damping of the short pulse which must be overcome by the Raman growth rate for net amplification to occur. The parameter space of gas densities, laser wavelengths, and laser intensities is surveyed to identify favorable regimes for this effect. Output laser intensities of 10(superscript ''17'') W/cm(superscript ''2'') for 0.5 mm radiation are found to be feasible for such a scheme using a pump of 10(superscript ''13'') W/cm(superscript ''2'') and an initial seed of 5 x 10(superscript ''14'') W/cm(superscript ''2'') over an amplification length of 5.6 cm in hydrogen gas.

D.S. Clark; N.J. Fisch

2001-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

122

Power counting regime of chiral effective field theory and beyond.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chiral effective field theory ({chi}EFT) complements numerical simulations of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) on a space-time lattice. It provides a model-independent formalism for connecting lattice simulation results at finite volume and a variety of quark masses to the physical world. The asymptotic nature of the chiral expansion places the focus on the first few terms of the expansion. Thus, knowledge of the power-counting regime (PCR) of {chi}EFT, where higher-order terms of the expansion may be regarded as negligible, is as important as knowledge of the expansion itself. Through the consideration of a variety of renormalization schemes and associated parameters, techniques to identify the PCR where results are independent of the renormalization scheme are established. The nucleon mass is considered as a benchmark for illustrating this general approach. Because the PCR is small, the numerical simulation results are also examined to search for the possible presence of an intrinsic scale which may be used in a nonperturbative manner to describe lattice simulation results outside of the PCR. Positive results that improve on the current optimistic application of chiral perturbation theory ({chi}PT) beyond the PCR are reported.

Hall, J. M.M.; Leinweber, D. B.; Young, R. D.; Physics; Univ. of Adelaide

2010-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Power counting regime of chiral effective field theory and beyond  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chiral effective field theory ({chi}EFT) complements numerical simulations of quantum chromodynamics (QCD) on a space-time lattice. It provides a model-independent formalism for connecting lattice simulation results at finite volume and a variety of quark masses to the physical world. The asymptotic nature of the chiral expansion places the focus on the first few terms of the expansion. Thus, knowledge of the power-counting regime (PCR) of {chi}EFT, where higher-order terms of the expansion may be regarded as negligible, is as important as knowledge of the expansion itself. Through the consideration of a variety of renormalization schemes and associated parameters, techniques to identify the PCR where results are independent of the renormalization scheme are established. The nucleon mass is considered as a benchmark for illustrating this general approach. Because the PCR is small, the numerical simulation results are also examined to search for the possible presence of an intrinsic scale which may be used in a nonperturbative manner to describe lattice simulation results outside of the PCR. Positive results that improve on the current optimistic application of chiral perturbation theory ({chi}PT) beyond the PCR are reported.

Hall, J. M. M.; Leinweber, D. B. [Special Research Centre for the Subatomic Structure of Matter (CSSM), School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, SA 5005 (Australia); Young, R. D. [Special Research Centre for the Subatomic Structure of Matter (CSSM), School of Chemistry and Physics, University of Adelaide, SA 5005 (Australia); Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439 (United States)

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Geothermal regimes of the Clearlake region, northern California  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The first commercial production of power from geothermal energy, at The Geysers steamfield in northern California in June 1960, was a triumph for the geothermal exploration industry. Before and since, there has been a search for further sources of commercial geothermal power in The Geysers--Clear Lake geothermal area surrounding The Geysers. As with all exploration programs, these were driven by models. The models in this case were of geothermal regimes, that is, the geometric distribution of temperature and permeability at depth, and estimates of the physical conditions in subsurface fluids. Studies in microseismicity and heat flow, did yield geophysical information relevant to active geothermal systems. Studies in stable-element geochemistry found hiatuses or divides at the Stoney Creek Fault and at the Collayomi Fault. In the region between the two faults, early speculation as to the presence of steamfields was disproved from the geochemical data, and the potential existence of hot-water systems was predicted. Studies in isotope geochemistry found the region was characterized by an isotope mixing trend. The combined geochemical data have negative implications for the existence of extensive hydrothermal systems and imply that fluids of deep origin are confined to small, localized systems adjacent to faults that act as conduits. There are also shallow hot-water aquifers. Outside fault-localized systems and hot-water aquifers, the area is an expanse of impermeable rock. The extraction of energy from the impermeable rock will require the development and application of new methods of reservoir creation and heat extraction such as hot dry rock technology.

Amador, M. [ed.; Burns, K.L.; Potter, R.M.

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Does stock market volatility with regime shifts signal the business cycle in Taiwan?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using a Switching Regime ARCH (SWARCH) model and other time series models, this paper sets out to investigate the volatility of Taiwan's monthly stock market returns, with the empirical results demonstrating that our SWARCH-L specification ... Keywords: Markov switching, Taiwan, business cycle, e-finance, electronic finance, regime shifts, stock market volatility, stock markets, stock volatility

Yih-Wen Shyu; Kuangyu Hsia

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Revised for J. Climate CCSM3 special issue Monsoon regimes in the CCSM3  

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Revised for J. Climate CCSM3 special issue Monsoon regimes in the CCSM3 Gerald A Meehl1 , Julie M-497-1333 July 29, 2005 1 #12;Abstract: Simulations of regional monsoon regimes, including the Indian, Australian, West African, South American and North American monsoons, are described for the T85 version

127

Barotropic Beta-Plane Turbulence in a Regime with Strong Zonal Jets Revisited  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The problem of quantification of barotropic beta-plane turbulence driven by small-scale stochastic forcing into regimes dominated by quasi-periodic zonal jets is revisited. It is shown that the large-scale relative vorticity in such regimes is ...

S. Danilov; V. M. Gryanik

2004-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

Boundary Layer, Cloud, and Drizzle Variability in the Southeast Pacific Stratocumulus Regime  

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The southeast Pacific stratocumulus regime is an important component of the earth’s climate system because of its substantial impact on albedo. Observational studies of this cloud regime have been limited, but during the past 5 yr, a series of ...

Efthymios Serpetzoglou; Bruce A. Albrecht; Pavlos Kollias; Christopher W. Fairall

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rainfall Regime of a Mountainous Mediterranean Region: Statistical Analysis at Short Time Steps  

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This paper presents an analysis of the rainfall regime of a Mediterranean mountainous region of southeastern France. The rainfall regime is studied on temporal scales from hourly to yearly using daily and hourly rain gauge data of 43 and 16 years, ...

Gilles Molinié; Davide Ceresetti; Sandrine Anquetin; Jean Dominique Creutin; Brice Boudevillain

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Calibrated Probabilistic Forecasting at the Stateline Wind Energy Center: The Regime-Switching  

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Calibrated Probabilistic Forecasting at the Stateline Wind Energy Center: The Regime at a wind energy site and fits a conditional predictive model for each regime. Geographically dispersed was applied to 2-hour-ahead forecasts of hourly average wind speed near the Stateline wind energy center

Genton, Marc G.

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Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime | Open Energy  

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Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime Agency/Company /Organization: Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Sector: Energy Focus Area: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Topics: Low emission development planning, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Publications Website: www.rivm.nl/bibliotheek/rapporten/500102034.pdf Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime Screenshot References: Low-Carbon Technology Cooperation in the Climate Regime[1] Abstract "Low-carbon technology cooperation for climate change is needed to address the challenge of scaling up development and transfer of low-carbon technology, with the ultimate aim to reduce emissions globally. This was

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Implications of a Regime-Switching Model on Natural Gas Storage Valuation and Optimal Operation  

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In this paper, we propose a one-factor regime-switching model for the risk adjusted natural gas spot price and study the implications of the model on the valuation and optimal operation of natural gas storage facilities. We calibrate the model parameters to both market futures and options on futures. Calibration results indicate that the regime-switching model is a better fit to market data compared to a one-factor mean-reverting model similar to those used by other authors to value gas storage. We extend a semi-Lagrangian timestepping scheme from Chen and Forsyth (2007) to solve the gas storage pricing problem, essentially a stochastic control problem, and conduct a convergence analysis of the scheme. Numerical results also indicate that the regime-switching model can generate operational strategies for gas storage facilities that reflect the existence of multiple regimes in the market as well as the regime shifts due to various exogenous events.

Zhuliang Chen; Peter A. Forsyth

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE COMPENSATION CONVENTION: PATH TO A GLOBAL REGIME FOR DEALING WITH LEGAL  

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THE COMPENSATION CONVENTION: PATH TO A GLOBAL REGIME FOR DEALING THE COMPENSATION CONVENTION: PATH TO A GLOBAL REGIME FOR DEALING WITH LEGAL LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION FOR NUCLEAR DAMAGE THE COMPENSATION CONVENTION: PATH TO A GLOBAL REGIME FOR DEALING WITH LEGAL LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION FOR NUCLEAR DAMAGE The adoption of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (Compensation Convention) opens a new chapter in international nuclear liability law. The Compensation Convention provides the world community with the opportunity to deal with legal liability and compensation for nuclear damage through a global regime that includes all countries that operate nuclear powerplants (nuclear power generating countries) and most countries that do not operate nuclear powerplants (nonnuclear power generating countries). Such a global regime can remove

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DYNAMIC MODELING STRATEGY FOR FLOW REGIME TRANSITION IN GAS-LIQUID TWO-PHASE FLOWS  

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In modeling gas-liquid two-phase flows, the concept of flow regime has been used to characterize the global interfacial structure of the flows. Nearly all constitutive relations that provide closures to the interfacial transfers in two-phase flow models, such as the two-fluid model, are often flow regime dependent. Currently, the determination of the flow regimes is primarily based on flow regime maps or transition criteria, which are developed for steady-state, fully-developed flows and widely applied in nuclear reactor system safety analysis codes, such as RELAP5. As two-phase flows are observed to be dynamic in nature (fully-developed two-phase flows generally do not exist in real applications), it is of importance to model the flow regime transition dynamically for more accurate predictions of two-phase flows. The present work aims to develop a dynamic modeling strategy for determining flow regimes in gas-liquid two-phase flows through the introduction of interfacial area transport equations (IATEs) within the framework of a two-fluid model. The IATE is a transport equation that models the interfacial area concentration by considering the creation and destruction of the interfacial area, such as the fluid particle (bubble or liquid droplet) disintegration, boiling and evaporation; and fluid particle coalescence and condensation, respectively. For the flow regimes beyond bubbly flows, a two-group IATE has been proposed, in which bubbles are divided into two groups based on their size and shape (which are correlated), namely small bubbles and large bubbles. A preliminary approach to dynamically identifying the flow regimes is provided, in which discriminators are based on the predicted information, such as the void fraction and interfacial area concentration of small bubble and large bubble groups. This method is expected to be applied to computer codes to improve their predictive capabilities of gas-liquid two-phase flows, in particular for the applications in which flow regime transition occurs.

X. Wang; X. Sun; H. Zhao

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

The Regime Dependence of Degree Day Forecast Technique, Skill, and Value  

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An investigation into the manner in which forecasters adjust their reliance on particular pieces of forecast information as the large-scale flow pattern evolves into different regimes, and the relationship between those adjustments and forecast ...

Paul J. Roebber

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Vickers microindentation toughness of a sintered SiC in the median-crack regime  

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The Vickers microindentation method for the determination of the fracture toughness of ceramics was investigated in the median crack regime for a sintered alpha SiC. The results are compared with fracture toughness measurements by conventional fracture mechanics technique and also with the reported indentation toughness for the low-load Palmqvist crack regime. Indentation toughnesses in the median crack regime vary widely depending on the choice of the specific equation which is applied. The indentation toughnesses are also load (crack length) dependent. A decreasing R-curve trend results, in contradiction to the flat R-curve that has been observed with conventional fracture mechanics techniques. It is concluded that the Vickers microindentation method is not a reliable technique for the determination of the fracture toughness of ceramics in the median crack regime.

Ghosh, Asish; Kobayashi, A.S. (Washington Univ., Seattle, WA (United States). Coll. of Engineering); Li, Zhuang (Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)); Henager, C.H. Jr. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)); Bradt, R.C. (Nevada Univ., Reno, NV (United States). Mackay School of Mines)

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heat flow determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso geothermal  

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determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso geothermal determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso geothermal area, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Proceedings: Heat flow determinations and implied thermal regime of the Coso geothermal area, California Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Obvious surface manifestations of an anomalous concentration of geothermal energy at the Coso Geothermal Area, California, include fumarolic activity, active hot springs, and associated hydrothermally altered rocks. Abundant Pleistocene volcanic rocks, including a cluster of thirty-seven rhyolite domes, occupy a north-trending structural and topographic ridge near the center of an oval-shaped zone of late Cenozoic ring faulting. In an investigation of the thermal regime of the geothermal

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How Representative are the Cloud Regimes at the TWP Sites? Â… An ISCCP Perspective  

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How Representative are the Cloud Regimes at the How Representative are the Cloud Regimes at the TWP Sites? - An ISCCP Perspective C. Jakob Bureau of Meteorology Research Centre Melbourne, Australia G. Tselioudis National Aeronautic and Space Administration Goddard Institute for Space Studies Columbia University New York Introduction The Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program has established comprehensive cloud and radiation observatories in various locations across the globe with the aim of collecting measurements and developing models to better understand the processes that control solar and thermal infrared radiative transfer in clouds and at the surface. The locales of the individual ARM sites were chosen because they represent typical cloud regimes occurring in various climate regimes (Stokes and Schwartz

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Influence of the North American Monsoon System on the U.S. Summer Precipitation Regime  

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Key features of the U.S. summer precipitation regime are examined within the context of the evolving North American monsoon system. The focus is on the antecedent and subsequent atmospheric conditions over the conterminous United States relative ...

R. W. Higgins; Y. Yao; X. L. Wang

1997-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiplicative Noise and Non-Gaussianity: A Paradigm for Atmospheric Regimes?  

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Atmospheric circulation statistics are not strictly Gaussian. Small bumps and other deviations from Gaussian probability distributions are often interpreted as implying the existence of distinct and persistent nonlinear circulation regimes ...

Philip Sura; Matthew Newman; Cécile Penland; Prashant Sardeshmukh

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Local Regimes of Atmospheric Variability: A Case Study of Southern California  

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The primary regimes of local atmospheric variability are examined in a 6-km regional atmospheric model of the southern third of California, an area of significant land surface heterogeneity, intense topography, and climate diversity. The model ...

Sebastien Conil; Alex Hall

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observed and Modeled Global Ocean Turbulence Regimes as Deduced from Surface Trajectory Data  

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A large-scale tool for systematic analyses of the dispersal and turbulent properties of ocean currents and the subsequent separation of dynamical regimes according to the prevailing trajectories taxonomy in a certain area was proposed by Rupolo. ...

Jenny A. U. Nilsson; Kristofer Döös; Paolo M. Ruti; Vincenzo Artale; Andrew Coward; Laurent Brodeau

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

Tropical Climate Regimes and Global Climate Sensitivity in a Simple Setting  

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Multiple tropical climate regimes are found in an atmospheric general circulation model (AGCM) coupled to a global slab ocean when the model is forced by different values of globally uniform insolation. Even in this simple setting, convection ...

Joseph Barsugli; Sang-Ik Shin; Prashant D. Sardeshmukh

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observed Self-Similarity of Precipitation Regimes over the Tropical Oceans  

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A K-means clustering algorithm was used to classify Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar (PR) scenes within 1° square patches over the tropical (15°S–15°N) oceans. Three cluster centroids or “regimes” that minimize the ...

Gregory S. Elsaesser; Christian D. Kummerow; Tristan S. L’Ecuyer; Yukari N. Takayabu; Shoichi Shige

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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North Atlantic Winter Climate Regimes: Spatial Asymmetry, Stationarity with Time, and Oceanic Forcing  

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The observed low-frequency winter atmospheric variability of the North Atlantic–European region and its relationship with global surface oceanic conditions is investigated based on the climate and weather regimes paradigm.

Christophe Cassou; Laurent Terray; James W. Hurrell; Clara Deser

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

146

Relationships of Fire and Precipitation Regimes in Temperate Forests of the Eastern United States  

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Fire affects virtually all terrestrial ecosystems but occurs more commonly in some than in others. This paper investigates how climate, specifically the moisture regime, influences the flammability of different landscapes in the eastern United ...

Charles W. Lafon; Steven M. Quiring

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Precipitation and Latent Heating Characteristics of the Major Tropical Western Pacific Cloud Regimes  

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An objective tropical cloud regime classification based on daytime averaged cloud-top pressure and optical thickness information from the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) is combined with precipitation and latent heating ...

Christian Jakob; Courtney Schumacher

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Simulation of Coherent Doppler Lidar Performance in the Weak-Signal Regime  

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The performance of coherent Doppler lidar in the weak-signal regime is investigated by computer simulations of velocity estimators that accumulate the signal from N pulses of zero-mean complex Gaussian stationary lidar data described by a ...

Rod Frehlich

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Statistical Characteristics of Convective Cells in a Monsoon Regime (Darwin, Northern Australia)  

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A season of operational cell and track data from Darwin, Australia, has been analyzed to explore the statistical characteristics of the convective cell heights. The statistics for the monsoon and break regimes are significantly different with the ...

Peter T. May; Andrew Ballinger

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather Regimes and Preferred Transition Paths in a Three-Level Quasigeostrophic Model  

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Multiple flow regimes are reexamined in a global, three-level, quasigeostrophic (QG3) model with realistic topography in spherical geometry. This QG3 model, using a T21 triangular truncation in the horizontal, has a fairly realistic climatology ...

D. Kondrashov; K. Ide; M. Ghil

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Paleoclimatic Analogs to Twentieth-Century Moisture Regimes Across the United States  

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Instrumental Palmer Drought Severity Indexes (PDSI) averaged over the western United States and Great Plains document three major decadal moisture regimes during the twentieth century: the early twentieth-century pluvial, the Dust Bowl drought, ...

Falko K. Fye; David W. Stahle; Edward R. Cook

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Application of Model Output Statistics to the Development of a Local Wind Regime Forecast Procedure  

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The Model Output Statistics (MOS) approach is used to develop a procedure for forecasting the occurrence of a local wind regime at Rota, Spain known as the levante. Variables derived solely from surface pressure and 500 mb height forecast fields ...

Robert A. Godfrey

1982-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generalized Stability of Nongeostrophic Baroclinic Shear Flow. Part II: Intermediate Richardson Number Regime  

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This work continues the generalized stability theory (GST) analysis of baroclinic shear flow in the primitive equations (PE), focusing on the regime in which the mean baroclinic shear and the stratification are of the same order. The Eady model ...

Eyal Heifetz; Brian F. Farrell

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Radiative, Cloud, and Thermodynamic Properties of the Major Tropical Western Pacific Cloud Regimes  

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This study investigates the radiative, cloud, and thermodynamic characteristics of the atmosphere separated into objectively defined cloud regimes in the tropical western Pacific (TWP). A cluster analysis is applied to 2 yr of daytime-only data ...

Christian Jakob; George Tselioudis; Timothy Hume

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Objective Classification of Precipitating Convective Regimes Using a Weather Radar in Darwin, Australia  

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A clustering algorithm was applied to Frequency with Altitude Diagrams (FADs) derived from 4 yr of hourly radar data to objectively define four tropical precipitation regimes that occur during the wet season over Darwin Australia. The ...

Simon Caine; Christian Jakob; Steven Siems; Peter May

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observations with Moored Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers in the Convection Regime in the Golfe du Lion  

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In the Golfe du Lion, south of France, favorable conditions for deep winter convection exist and were documented by the MEDOC experiments during 1969–75. A renewed investigation of that regime with upward-looking moored acoustic Doppler current ...

Friedrich Schott; Kevin D. Leaman

1991-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

157

Mesoscale Simulations of the Land Surface Effects of Historical Logging in a Moist Continental Climate Regime  

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An enhanced knowledge of the feedbacks from land surface changes on regional climates is of great importance in the attribution of climate change. To explore the effects of deforestation on a midlatitude climate regime, two sets of two five-...

Nicholas P. Klingaman; Jason Butke; Daniel J. Leathers; Kevin R. Brinson; Elsa Nickl

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Indicator of the Multiple Equilibria Regime of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation  

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Recent model results have suggested that there may be a scalar indicator ? monitoring whether the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (MOC) is in a multiple equilibrium regime. The quantity ? is based on the net freshwater transport by ...

Selma E. Huisman; Matthijs den Toom; Henk A. Dijkstra; Sybren Drijfhout

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observed and modeled global-ocean turbulence regimes as deduced from surface trajectory data  

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A large-scale tool for systematic analyses of the dispersal and turbulent properties of ocean currents and the subsequent separation of dynamical regimes according to the prevailing trajectories taxonomy in a certain area was proposed by Rupolo (...

Jenny A. U. Nilsson; Kristofer Döös; Paolo M. Ruti; Vincenzo Artale; Andrew Coward; Laurent Brodeau

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Regime-Dependent Autoregressive Time Series Modeling of the Southern Oscillation  

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The class of “regime dependent autoregressive” time series models (RAMs) is introduced. These nonlinear models describe variations of the moments of nonstationary time series by allowing parameter values to change with the state of an ancillary ...

Francis Zwiers; Hans Von Storch

1990-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Source of Midlatitude Low-Frequency Variability. Part II: Nonlinear Equilibration of Weather Regimes  

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We present a new statistical-dynamical approach to the concept of weather regimes, including the effect of tralisients, without any assumption other than scale separation. The method is applied to a quasi-geostrophic channel model without ...

Robert Vautard; Bernard Legras

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Flow Regimes and Transient Dynamics of Two-Dimensional Stratified Flow over an Isolated Mountain Ridge  

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Four regimes are identified for two-dimensional, unstructured, nonrotating, continuously stratified, hydrostatic, uniform Boussinesq flow over an isolated mountain ridge: (I) flow with neither wave breaking aloft nor upstream blocking (F?1.12, ...

Yuh-Lang Lin; Ting-An Wang

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Monsoon Regimes and Processes in CCSM4. Part II: African and American Monsoon Systems  

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This is the second part of a two part series studying simulation characteristics of the Community Climate System Model, version 4 (CCSM4) for various monsoon regimes around the global tropics. Here, the West African, East African, North American, ...

Kerry H. Cook; Gerald A. Meehl; Julie M. Arblaster

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Hidden Markov Model Perspective on Regimes and Metastability in Atmospheric Flows  

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In this study, data from three atmospheric models are analyzed to investigate the existence of atmospheric flow regimes despite nearly Gaussian statistics of the planetary waves in these models. A hierarchy of models is used, which describes the ...

Christian Franzke; Daan Crommelin; Alexander Fischer; Andrew J. Majda

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New regime of single-pulse lasing in fibre lasers with mode locking by nonlinear polarisation evolution  

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A new lasing regime has been obtained experimentally and as a result of numerical simulation of fibre lasers with mode locking by nonlinear polarisation evolution. This regime differs radically from the previously known regimes of stable single-pulse lasing and generation of wave packets with quasi-stochastic filling. The spectral and temporal features of the pulses generated in the new regime, as well as the possibilities of pulse compression, have been investigated. Simple criteria are formulated, which make it possible to identify rapidly the new lasing regime in experiment. (optical fibres, lasers and amplifiers. properties and applications)

Smirnov, Sergei V; Kobtsev, Sergey M; Kukarin, S V; Ivanenko, A V [Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk (Russian Federation)

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the Possible Use of Information Barriers for future Biological Weapons Verification Regimes  

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This report describes a path forward for implementing information barriers in a future generic biological arms-control verification regime. Information barriers have become a staple of discussion in the area of arms control verification approaches for nuclear weapons and components. Information barriers when used with a measurement system allow for the determination that an item has sensitive characteristics without releasing any of the sensitive information. Over the last 15 years the United States (with the Russian Federation) has led on the development of information barriers in the area of the verification of nuclear weapons and nuclear components. The work of the US and the Russian Federation has prompted other states (e.g., UK and Norway) to consider the merits of information barriers for possible verification regimes. In the context of a biological weapons control verification regime, the dual-use nature of the biotechnology will require protection of sensitive information while allowing for the verification of treaty commitments. A major question that has arisen is whether - in a biological weapons verification regime - the presence or absence of a weapon pathogen can be determined without revealing any information about possible sensitive or proprietary information contained in the genetic materials being declared under a verification regime. This study indicates that a verification regime could be constructed using a small number of pathogens that spans the range of known biological weapons agents. Since the number of possible pathogens is small it is possible and prudent to treat these pathogens as analogies to attributes in a nuclear verification regime. This study has determined that there may be some information that needs to be protected in a biological weapons control verification regime. To protect this information, the study concludes that the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array may be a suitable technology for the detection of the genetic information associated with the various pathogens. In addition, it has been determined that a suitable information barrier could be applied to this technology when the verification regime has been defined. Finally, the report posits a path forward for additional development of information barriers in a biological weapons verification regime. This path forward has shown that a new analysis approach coined as Information Loss Analysis might need to be pursued so that a numerical understanding of how information can be lost in specific measurement systems can be achieved.

Luke, S J

2011-12-20T23:59:59.000Z

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A statistical analysis of avalanching heat transport in stationary enhanced core confinement regimes  

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We present a statistical analysis of heat transport in stationary enhanced confinement regimes obtained from flux-driven gyrofluid simulations. The probability density functions of heat flux in improved confinement regimes, characterized by the Nusselt number, show significant deviation from Gaussian, with a markedly fat tail, implying the existence of heat avalanches. Two types of avalanching transport are found to be relevant to stationary states, depending on the degree of turbulence suppression. In the weakly suppressed regime, heat avalanches occur in the form of quasi-periodic (QP) heat pulses. Collisional relaxation of zonal flow is likely to be the origin of these QP heat pulses. This phenomenon is similar to transient limit cycle oscillations observed prior to edge pedestal formation in recent experiments. On the other hand, a spectral analysis of heat flux in the strongly suppressed regime shows the emergence of a 1/f (f is the frequency) band, suggesting the presence of self-organized criticality (SOC)-like episodic heat avalanches. This episodic 1/f heat avalanches have a long temporal correlation and constitute the dominant transport process in this regime.

Tokunaga, S.; Jhang, Hogun; Kim, S. S. [WCI Center for Fusion Theory, National Fusion Research Institute, 52, Yeoeun-dong, Yusung-Gu, Daejon (Korea, Republic of); Diamond, P. H. [WCI Center for Fusion Theory, National Fusion Research Institute, 52, Yeoeun-dong, Yusung-Gu, Daejon (Korea, Republic of); Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences and Department of Physics, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093-0429 (United States)

2012-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Thermal Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous Times And  

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Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous Times And Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous Times And Its Relationship To San Juan Mountains Thermal Sources Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: The Thermal Regime Of The San Juan Basin Since Late Cretaceous Times And Its Relationship To San Juan Mountains Thermal Sources Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Heat-flow and coal-maturation data suggest that the thermal history of the San Juan Basin has been influenced by magmatic and volcanic activity in the San Juan Mountains-San Juan volcanic field located to the north of the Basin. Time-dependent isothermal step models indicate that the observed heat flow may be modelled by a (near) steadystate isothermal step extending from 30-98 km depth whose edge underlies the northern San Juan

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The Thermal Regime In The Resurgent Dome Of Long Valley Caldera,  

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Thermal Regime In The Resurgent Dome Of Long Valley Caldera, Thermal Regime In The Resurgent Dome Of Long Valley Caldera, California- Inferences From Precision Temperature Logs In Deep Wells Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: The Thermal Regime In The Resurgent Dome Of Long Valley Caldera, California- Inferences From Precision Temperature Logs In Deep Wells Details Activities (1) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Long Valley Caldera in eastern California formed 0.76 Ma ago in a cataclysmic eruption that resulted in the deposition of 600 km3 of Bishop Tuff. The total current heat flow from the caldera floor is estimated to be ~ 290 MW, and a geothermal power plant in Casa Diablo on the flanks of the resurgent dome (RD) generates ~40 MWe. The RD in the center of the caldera was uplifted by ~ 80 cm between 1980 and 1999 and was explained by most

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Plasma wakefields in the quasi-nonlinear regime: Experiments at ATF  

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In this work we present details of planned experiments to investigate certain aspects of the quasi non linear regime (QNL) of plasma wakefield acceleration (PWFA). In the QNL regime it is, in principal, possible to combine the benefits of both nonlinear and linear PWFA. That is, beams of high quality can be maintained through acceleration due to the complete ejection of plasma electrons from beam occupied region, while large energy gains can be achieved through use of transformer ratio increasing schemes, such as ramped bunch trains. With the addition of an short focal length PMQ triplet capable of focusing beams to the few micron scale and the ability to generate tunable bunch trains, the Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) at Brookhaven National Lab offers the unique capabilities to probe these characteristics of the QNL regime.

Rosenzweig, J. B.; Andonian, G.; Barber, S.; Ferrario, M.; Muggli, P.; O'Shea, B.; Sakai, Y.; Valloni, A.; Williams, O.; Xi, Y.; Yakimenko, V. [UCLA Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 405 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90095 (United States); Accelerator Division, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati , Via E. Fermi 40, Frascati (RM) 00044 (Italy); Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich (Germany); UCLA Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, 405 Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90095 (United States); Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, 11973 (United States)

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Features of Radiative and Convective Regimes Under the Cumulus Cloudiness  

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On the Features of Radiative and Convective Regimes On the Features of Radiative and Convective Regimes Under the Cumulus Cloudiness B. M. Koprov, V. M. Koprov, G. S. Golitsyn A.M. Oboukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics Moscow, Russia E. N. Kadygrov, A. V. Koldaev Central Aerological Observatory Dolgoprudny, Russia Introduction The study of instant temperature field transformation, convective and radiative regime perturbation within the layer of 0 to 650 m was fulfilled as caused by cloud modulation of solar radiation flux. It was made within the scope of Zvenigorod Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) experiments in 2001 and 2002. Instrumentation The equipment used: 1. Microwave temperature profiler designed in Central Aerological Observatory (CAO) and manufactured by Russian company ATTEX (Kadygrov and Pick 1998).

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Trade balance instability and the optimal exchange rate regime: The case of OPEC countries  

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The OPEC members have experienced wide fluctuations in their trade balances. This can be attributed to several factors: (1) heavy dependence of national income and export earnings on a single primary export-oil; (2) instability of price and world demand for oil; and (3) the exchange rate regime practiced in recent years. An exchange rate policy can be used to minimize the fluctuations in trade balance, given the changes in exchange rates of major international currencies. The purpose of this study is two fold; first, examine the effects of fluctuations in trade balance on the OPEC economies, and second, propose appropriate exchange rate regime for selected OPEC members. The study is divided into two parts. The first part demonstrates the impact of trade balance changes on national income and other macroeconomic variables using a Keynesian framework. The second part involves using conventional trade models to search for the appropriate exchange rate regime to minimize the fluctuations in trade balance of each selective country. The study's findings are: first, fluctuations in trade balances had negative effects on the economics of Algeria, Kuwait, Libya, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. Second, the current exchange rate regime of no sample country is optimal in minimizing trade balance fluctuations. Third, in contrast to expectations, U.S. dollar peg did not stabilize the trade balance of any OPEC member. Finally, the results show that the sample OPEC economies could have enjoyed faster - though with different degree - economic growth if they had pegged their currencies to the derived optimal exchange rate regime. These optimal exchange rate regimes are: the SDR for Algeria and the United Arab Emirates, the purchasing power parity for Libya and Saudi Arabia, and the real Yen for Kuwait.

Aljerrah, M.A.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Open Strings on D-Branes and Hagedorn Regime in String Gas Cosmology  

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We consider early time cosmic evolution in string gas cosmology dominated by open strings attached to D-branes. After reviewing statistical properties of open strings in D-brane backgrounds, we use dilaton-gravity equations to determine the string frame fields. Although, there are distinctions in the Hagedorn regime thermodynamics and dilaton coupling as compared to closed strings, it seems difficult to avoid Jeans instability and assume thermal equilibrium simultaneously, which is already a known problem for closed strings. We also examine characteristics of a possible subsequent large radius regime in this setup.

Arslanargin, Ayse

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

QUARTERLY ROYALTY REPORT AFTER FIRST - Industrial Partnerships Office  

Money ; Exchange Rate (if applicable) Unit Price (sale, lease, use) No. of Units sold ; No. of Units leased . No. of Units used . Gross Sales ($) Net Sales ($) TOTAL ...

175

Interface width effect on the classical Rayleigh-Taylor instability in the weakly nonlinear regime  

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In this paper, the interface width effects (i.e., the density gradient effects or the density transition layer effects) on the Rayleigh-Taylor instability (RTI) in the weakly nonlinear (WN) regime are investigated by numerical simulation (NS). It is found that the interface width effects dramatically influence the linear growth rate in the linear growth regime and the mode coupling process in the WN growth regime. First, the interface width effects decrease the linear growth rate of the RTI, particularly for the short perturbation wavelengths. Second, the interface width effects suppress (reduce) the third-order feedback to the fundamental mode, which induces the nonlinear saturation amplitude (NSA) to exceed the classical prediction, 0.1lambda. The wider the density transition layer is, the larger the NSA is. The NSA in our NS can reach a half of its perturbation wavelength. Finally, the interface width effects suppress the generation and the growth of the second and the third harmonics. The ability to suppress the harmonics' growth increases with the interface width but decreases with the perturbation wavelength. On the whole, in the WN regime, the interface width effects stabilize the RTI, except for an enhancement of the NSA, which is expected to improve the understanding of the formation mechanism for the astrophysical jets, and for the jetlike long spikes in the high energy density physics.

Wang, L. F. [LCP, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088 (China); State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing 100083 (China); Ye, W. H. [LCP, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088 (China); Department of Physics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China and CAPT, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Li, Y. J. [State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing 100083 (China)

2010-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

176

Monsoons as eddy-mediated regime transitions of the tropical overturning circulation  

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Monsoons as eddy-mediated regime transitions of the tropical overturning circulation Simona Bordoni National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, USA Monsoons are generally viewed as planetary with the seasons, the onset of monsoon precipitation is rapid and accompanied by rapid circulation changes

Heaton, Thomas H.

177

Dispersive regime of circuit QED: photon-dependent qubit dephasing and relaxation rates  

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Superconducting electrical circuits can be used to study the physics of cavity quantum electrodynamics (QED) in new regimes, therefore realizing circuit QED. For quantum information processing and quantum optics, an interesting regime of circuit QED is the dispersive regime, where the detuning between the qubit transition frequency and the resonator frequency is much larger than the interaction strength. In this paper, we investigate how non-linear corrections to the dispersive regime affect the measurement process. We find that in the presence of pure qubit dephasing, photon population of the resonator used for the measurement of the qubit act as an effective heat bath, inducing incoherent relaxation and excitation of the qubit. Measurement thus induces both dephasing and mixing of the qubit, something that can reduce the quantum non-demolition aspect of the readout. Using quantum trajectory theory, we show that this heat bath can induce quantum jumps in the qubit state and reduce the achievable signal-to-noise ratio of a homodyne measurement of the voltage.

Maxime Boissonneault; J. M. Gambetta; Alexandre Blais

2008-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

178

A model of plasma discharges in pre-arcing regime for water treatment  

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It is presented a simulation study of a water treatment system based upon 1 kHz frequency plasma discharges in the pre-arcing regime produced within a coaxial cylinder reactor. The proposed computational model takes into consideration the three main ... Keywords: modelling, pulsed corona discharges, simulation, streamers

B. G. Rodríguez-Méndez; R. López-Callejas; R. Peña-Eguiluz; A. Mercado-Cabrera; R. Valencia-Alvarado; S. R. Barocio; A. de la Piedad-Beneitez; J. S. Benítez-Read; J. O. Pacheco-Sotelo

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Pricing and Resource Allocation for Intelligent Trading Agents using Economic Regimes  

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Pricing and Resource Allocation for Intelligent Trading Agents using Economic Regimes Wolfgang that describes and predicts pricing behaviors in a market envi­ ronment using a Gaussian mixture model and a Markov process. We show how the model can be used to guide resource allocation and pricing decisions

Ketter, Wolfgang

180

Pricing and Resource Allocation for Intelligent Trading Agents using Economic Regimes  

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Pricing and Resource Allocation for Intelligent Trading Agents using Economic Regimes Wolfgang that describes and predicts pricing behaviors in a market envi- ronment using a Gaussian mixture model and a Markov process. We show how the model can be used to guide resource allocation and pricing decisions

Ketter, Wolfgang

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Change in regime and transfer function models of global solar radiation in Kuwait  

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The development of the models for global solar radiation in Kuwait is based on removing the annual periodicity and seasonal variation. The first methodology used here is the change in regime technique that relies on dividing the observations into two ... Keywords: ARMA model, Harmonic analysis, Solar radiation, Transfer function

S. A. Al-Awadhi

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Implications of a Regime-Switching Model on Natural Gas Storage Valuation and Optimal Operation  

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Implications of a Regime-Switching Model on Natural Gas Storage Valuation and Optimal Operation-switching model for the risk adjusted natural gas spot price and study the implications of the model on the valuation and optimal operation of natural gas storage facilities. We calibrate the model parameters to both

Forsyth, Peter A.

183

Instrumented Aircraft Observations of the Katabatic Wind Regime Near Terra Nova Bay  

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Two aircraft missions to sample the boundary layer dynamics associated with the intense katabatic wind regime at Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica were flown on successive days in early November 1987. Light winds averaging 5 m s?1 were monitored at the ...

Thomas R. Parish; David H. Bromwich

1989-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

184

Rapidly Sheared Compressible Turbulence: Characterization of Different Pressure Regimes and Effect of Thermodynamic Fluctuations  

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Rapid distortion theory (RDT) is applied to compressible ideal-gas turbulence subjected to homogeneous shear flow. The study examines the linear or rapid processes present in turbulence evolution. Specific areas of investigation include:(i) characterization of the multi-stage flow behavior,(ii) changing role of pressure in the three-regime evolution and (iii) influence of thermodynamic fluctuations on the different regimes. Preliminary investigations utilizing the more accurate Favre-averaged RDT approach show promise however, this approach requires careful validation and testing. In this study the Favre-averaged RDT approach is validated against Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS) and Reynolds-averaged RDT results. The three-stage growth of the flow field statistics is first confirmed. The three regime evolution of turbulence is then examined in three different timescales and the physics associated with each regime is discussed in depth. The changing role of pressure in compressible turbulence evolution shows three distinct stages. The physics of each stage is clearly explained. Next, the influence of initial velocity and thermodynamic fluctuations on the flow field are investigated. The evolution of turbulence is shown to be strongly dependent on the initial gradient Mach number and initial temperature fluctuations which tend to delay the onset of the second regime of evolution. The initial turbulent Mach number, which quantifies velocity fluctuations in the flow, influences turbulence evolution only weakly. Comparison of Reynolds-averaged RDT against Favre-averaged RDT for simulations of nonzero initial flow field fluctuations shows the higher fidelity of the latter approach.

Bertsch, Rebecca Lynne

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

185

Edge energy transport barrier and turbulence in the I-mode regime on Alcator C-Mod  

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We report extended studies of the I-mode regime [Whyte et al., Nucl. Fusion 50, 105005 (2010)] obtained in the Alcator C-Mod tokamak [Marmar et al., Fusion Sci. Technol. 51(3), 3261 (2007)]. This regime, usually accessed ...

Hubbard, Amanda E.

186

Oxygen Isotope Evidence For Past And Present Hydrothermal Regimes Of Long  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Oxygen Isotope Evidence For Past And Present Hydrothermal Regimes Of Long Valley Caldera, California Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Journal Article: Oxygen Isotope Evidence For Past And Present Hydrothermal Regimes Of Long Valley Caldera, California Details Activities (3) Areas (1) Regions (0) Abstract: Whole-rock oxygen isotope compositions of cores and cuttings from Long Valley exploration wells show that the Bishop Tuff has been an important reservoir for both fossil and active geothermal systems within the caldera. The deep Clay Pit-1 and Mammoth-1 wells on the resurgent dome

187

The $G/GI/N$ queue in the Halfin--Whitt regime  

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In this paper, we study the $G/\\mathit{GI}/N$ queue in the Halfin--Whitt regime. Our first result is to obtain a deterministic fluid limit for the properly centered and scaled number of customers in the system which may be used to provide a first-order approximation to the queue length process. Our second result is to obtain a second-order stochastic approximation to the number of customers in the system in the Halfin--Whitt regime. This is accomplished by first centering the queue length process by its deterministic fluid limit and then normalizing by an appropriate factor. We then proceed to obtain an alternative but equivalent characterization of our limiting approximation which involves the renewal function associated with the service time distribution. This alternative characterization reduces to the diffusion process obtained by Halfin and Whitt [Oper. Res. 29 (1981) 567--588] in the case of exponentially distributed service times.

Reed, Josh

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Effect of regimes of hot plastic deformation on the structure and properties of stamped billets  

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One way of increasing the service life and reliability of gas-turbine engines is to raise the endurance limit of compressor blades by improving the manufacturing technology. The endurance limit of the blades depends on many factors, the most important of which is the structural state of the material for blade billets. A stable, high endurance limit can be attained if the whole complex of technological effects, beginning with the hot deformation and ending with the surface treatment of ready parts, is optimized. The regimes of hot deformation which creates the initial structure mainly determines the endurance limit. In this paper the influence of the regimes of hot deformation on the structure and endurance limit of stamped billets imitating compressor blades is investigated for KhN45MVTYuBR-ID (EP718-ID) alloy.

Maslenkov, S.B.; Larkin, V.A.; Zhebyneva, N.F. [Scientific-Research Inst. of Engines, Moscow (Russian Federation)

1995-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

Analytical expressions for maximum wind turbine average power in a Rayleigh wind regime  

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Average or expectation values for annual power of a wind turbine in a Rayleigh wind regime are calculated and plotted as a function of cut-out wind speed. This wind speed is expressed in multiples of the annual average wind speed at the turbine installation site. To provide a common basis for comparison of all real and imagined turbines, the Rayleigh-Betz wind machine is postulated. This machine is an ideal wind machine operating with the ideal Betz power coefficient of 0.593 in a Rayleigh probability wind regime. All other average annual powers are expressed in fractions of that power. Cases considered include: (1) an ideal machine with finite power and finite cutout speed, (2) real machines operating in variable speed mode at their maximum power coefficient, and (3) real machines operating at constant speed.

Carlin, P.W.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

The Influence of Groundwater Flow on Thermal Regimes in Mountainous Terrain  

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Active circulation of cool groundwater in mountainous terrain can cause an advective disturbance of the thermal regime. This factor complicates interpretation of data collected in geothermal exploration programs. An isothermal free-surface model has been developed which provides qualitative insight into the nature of an advective disturbance as it is affected by topography, permeability and climate. A fully coupled model of fluid and heat transfer is being developed for quantitative study of idealized mountain hydrothermal systems.

Forster, Craig; Smith, Leslie

1986-01-21T23:59:59.000Z

191

Fukushima plutonium effect and blow-up regimes in neutron-multiplying media  

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It is shown that the capture and fission cross-sections of 238U and 239Pu increase with temperature within 1000-3000 K range, in contrast to those of 235U, that under certain conditions may lead to the so-called blow-up modes, stimulating the anomalous neutron flux and nuclear fuel temperature growth. Some features of the blow-up regimes in neutron-multiplying media are discussed.

V. D. Rusov; V. A. Tarasov; V. M. Vaschenko; E. P. Linnik; T. N. Zelentsova; M. E. Beglaryan; S. A. Chernegenko; S. I. Kosenko; P. A. Molchinikolov; V. P. Smolyar; E. V. Grechan

2012-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

192

Fukushima plutonium effect and blow-up regimes in neutron-multiplying media  

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It is shown that the capture and fission cross-sections of 238U and 239Pu increase with temperature within 1000-3000K range, in contrast to those of 235U, that under certain conditions may lead to the so-called blow-up modes, stimulating the anomalous neutron flux and nuclear fuel temperature growth. Some features of the blow-up regimes in neutron-multiplying media are discussed.

Rusov, V D; Vaschenko, V M; Linnik, E P; Zelentsova, T N; Beglaryan, M E; Chernegenko, S A; Kosenko, S I; Molchinikolov, P A; Smolyar, V P; Grechan, E V

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thermal regime of the NW shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. 1) Thermal and pressure fields  

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Thermal regime of the NW shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. 1) Thermal and pressure fields Bulletin de la) Abstract The thermal field of the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) is analyzed from a comprehensive temperature temperature et de pression. Résumé Le régime thermique du Golfe du Mexique (GoM ­ Gulf of Mexico) est examiné

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Dynamic Regimes for Driven Colloidal Particles on a Periodic Substrate at Commensurate and Incommensurate Fillings  

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We examine colloidal particles driven over a periodic muffin tin substrate using numerical simulations. In the absence of a driving force this system exhibits a rich variety of commensurate and incommensurate static phases in which topological defects can form domain walls, ordered stripes, superlattices, and disordered patchy regimes as a function of the filling fraction. When an external drive is applied, these different static phases generate distinct dynamical responses. At incommensurate fillings the flow generally occurs in the form of localized pulses or solitons correlated with the motion of the topological defect structures. We also find dynamic transitions between different types of moving states that are associated with changes in the velocity force curves, structural transitions in the topological defect arrangements, and modifications of the velocity distributions and particle trajectories. We find that the dynamic transitions between ordered and disordered flows exhibit hysteresis, while in strongly disordered regimes there is no hysteresis and the velocity force curves are smooth. When stripe patterns are present, transport can occur along the stripe direction rather than along the driving direction. Structural dynamic transitions can also occur within the pinned regimes when the applied drive causes distortions of the interstitially pinned particles while the particles trapped at pinning sites remain immobile.

D. McDermott; J. Amelang; C. J. Olson Reichhardt; C. Reichhardt

2013-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Collisionless kinetic regimes for quasi-stationary axisymmetric accretion disc plasmas  

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This paper is concerned with the kinetic treatment of quasi-stationary axisymmetric collisionless accretion disc plasmas. The conditions of validity of the kinetic description for non-relativistic magnetized and gravitationally bound plasmas of this type are discussed. A classification of the possible collisionless plasma regimes which can arise in these systems is proposed, which can apply to accretion discs around both stellar-mass compact objects and galactic-center black holes. Two different classifications are determined, which are referred to, respectively, as energy-based and magnetic field-based classifications. Different regimes are pointed out for each plasma species, depending both on the relative magnitudes of kinetic and potential energies and the magnitude of the magnetic field. It is shown that in all cases, there can be quasi-stationary Maxwellian-like solutions of the Vlasov equation. The perturbative approach outlined here permits unique analytical determination of the functional form for the distribution function consistent, in each kinetic regime, with the explicit inclusion of finite Larmor radius-diamagnetic and/or energy-correction effects.

Cremaschini, C. [International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) and INFN, Trieste (Italy); Tessarotto, M. [Department of Mathematics and Geosciences, University of Trieste, Trieste (Italy)

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

196

The Cellular Burning Regime in Type Ia Supernova Explosions - I. Flame Propagation into Quiescent Fuel  

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We present a numerical investigation of the cellular burning regime in Type Ia supernova explosions. This regime holds at small scales (i.e. below the Gibson scale), which are unresolved in large-scale Type Ia supernova simulations. The fundamental effects that dominate the flame evolution here are the Landau-Darrieus instability and its nonlinear stabilization, leading to a stabilization of the flame in a cellular shape. The flame propagation into quiescent fuel is investigated addressing the dependence of the simulation results on the specific parameters of the numerical setup. Furthermore, we investigate the flame stability at a range of fuel densities. This is directly connected to the questions of active turbulent combustion (a mechanism of flame destabilization and subsequent self-turbulization) and a deflagration-to-detonation transition of the flame. In our simulations we find no substantial destabilization of the flame when propagating into quiescent fuels of densities down to ~10^7 g/cm^3, corroborating fundamental assumptions of large-scale SN Ia explosion models. For these models, however, we suggest an increased lower cutoff for the flame propagation velocity to take the cellular burning regime into account.

F. K. Roepke; W. Hillebrandt; J. C. Niemeyer

2003-12-03T23:59:59.000Z

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J. Plasma Fusion Res. SERIES, Vol. 8 (2009) EDGE BIASING OF SINP-TOKAMAK PLASMA IN HIGH-q REGIME  

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In SINP-TOKAMAK [an iron-core device having major radius = 30 cm, minor radius = 7.5 cm and B(toroidal) = 2 Tesla(maximum)] both high/normal q and very low q (VLQ) regimes can be achieved. Recently in this machine fast edge biasing experiment in the later regime revealed a change in plasma current profile at edge region leading to better confinement and longer duration of plasma current. The continuation of the same experiment is done in high/normal q regime. For this purpose, as before, a tungsten electrode assembly with 6 mm diameter rod, biased by a pulsed power supply, is introduced in the edge of the plasma. Preliminary analysis of data reveals similar observations even in this highq regime, namely, the current profile modification obtained by biasing has more pronounced effects compared to those in the very low q regime experiment. The current duration increases from about 9 msec to about 13 msec, i.e. by more 40%. Under certain conditions the peak plasma current sometimes increases. The electrode current drawn in this regime is comparatively much lower than that in the VLQ case, but this is as expected since toroidal magnetic field is much higher in this regime. Lowering of H signal and loop voltage is also observed which indicates better confinement. 1.

Debjyoti Basu; R. Pal

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

The Development of Anti-Money Laundering Regime: Challenging issues to sovereignty, jurisdiction, law enforcement, and their implications on the effectiveness in countering money laundering.  

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??There is a relationship between money laundering and anti-money laundering regime (hereinafter referred to as ‘AML-regime’). On the one hand, money laundering has significantly increased… (more)

Amrani, H.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

199

Digital government: reviving the newhall simulation model to understand the patterns and trends of soil climate regimes and drought events  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The agricultural landscapes of Nebraska reflect a complex pattern of soil climate regimes and inherent variability that influence the cropping systems, behavior of farmers, and the health and sustainability of rural communities. The USDA crops and soils ...

W. J. Waltman; S. Goddard; S. E. Reichenbach; G. Gu; I. J. Cottingham; J. S. Peake; T. Tadesse; S. K. Harms; J. S. Deogun

2004-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the Dynamics of Planetary Flow Regimes. Part II: Results from a Hierarchy of Orographically Forced Models  

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The relationship between steady states of the large-scale flow regimes revealed by multimodality in phase space and quasi-resonant axes of a linearized atmospheric model (neutral vectors) is investigated by means of a hierarchy of three ...

Franco Molteni

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Influence of Large-Scale Flow Regimes on Cool-Season Precipitation in the Northeastern United States  

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The influence of large-scale flow regimes on cool-season (November–April) northeastern U.S. (Northeast) precipitation is investigated for the period 1948–2003 from statistical and synoptic perspectives. These perspectives are addressed through (i)...

Heather M. Archambault; Lance F. Bosart; Daniel Keyser; Anantha R. Aiyyer

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Relationships between Large-Scale Regime Transitions and Major Cool-Season Precipitation Events in the Northeastern United States  

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This observational study investigates statistical and synoptic–dynamic relationships between regime transitions, defined as a North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) or Pacific–North American pattern (PNA) index change from at least a 1 standard ...

Heather M. Archambault; Daniel Keyser; Lance F. Bosart

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Understanding ENSO Regime Behavior upon an Increase in the Warm-Pool Temperature Using a Simple ENSO Model  

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The regime behavior of the low-order El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) model, according to an increase in the radiative–convective equilibrium sea surface temperature (SST; Tr), is studied to provide a possible explanation for the observed ...

Baek-Min Kim; Soon-Il An

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Design of an experimental loop for post-LOCA heat transfer regimes in a Gas-cooled Fast Reactor  

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The goal of this thesis is to design an experimental thermal-hydraulic loop capable of generating accurate, reliable data in various convection heat transfer regimes for use in the formulation of a comprehensive convection ...

Cochran, Peter A. (Peter Andrew)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

A Continental-Scale Classification of Rainfall Seasonality Regimes in Africa Based on Gridded Precipitation and Land Surface Temperature Products  

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A classification of rainfall seasonality regimes in Africa was derived from gridded rainfall and land surface temperature products. By adapting a method that goes back to Walter and Lieth’s approach of presenting climatic diagrams, relationships ...

Stefanie M. Herrmann; Karen I. Mohr

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Warmly Debated: The Little Ice Age and the Construction of Historical Climatic Regimes, 1650-1950  

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Climatic change has been the subject of investigation and spirited debate for more than three centuries. One important element of this debate has been the search for and definition of unique, impermanent climatic regimes measurable by historic time. The Medieval Warm Period and the Little Ice Age are the two most commonly referenced and discussed of such regimes. This thesis examines the theories and debates that preceded and surrounded the formal definition of the Little Ice Age as an historic period of approximately 1550-1850 AD. This thesis begins by describing early attempts to measure and record climatic conditions during the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries while also demonstrating that climatic change and climatic influence were matters of concern for both the scientific and philosophical elite and the public. By the first decade of the nineteenth century, however, discussion of climatic change had begun to center on comparisons of the medieval past and the cooler present. Climatic change itself often intruded on debates about past climates during the early nineteenth century. By 1900, however, both scholars and laymen had begun to recognize that some form of climatic change had occurred in the sixteenth century. Early twentieth century scholars such as Otto Pettersson, Charles Rabot, and Ellsworth Huntington helped define the boundaries and significance of historical climatic regimes. When Francois Matthes wrote of a "little ice-age" in 1939, he was not creating a wholly new idea; he was instead engaging in a centuries-old debate over the climatic conditions of the last millennium.

Gilson, Christopher R.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

MILLIHERTZ QUASI-PERIODIC OSCILLATIONS AND THERMONUCLEAR BURSTS FROM TERZAN 5: A SHOWCASE OF BURNING REGIMES  

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We present a comprehensive study of the thermonuclear bursts and millihertz quasi-periodic oscillations (mHz QPOs) from the neutron star (NS) transient and 11 Hz X-ray pulsar IGR J17480-2446, located in the globular cluster Terzan 5. The increase in burst rate that we found during its 2010 outburst, when persistent luminosity rose from 0.1 to 0.5 times the Eddington limit, is in qualitative agreement with thermonuclear burning theory yet contrary to all previous observations of thermonuclear bursts. Thermonuclear bursts gradually evolved into a mHz QPO when the accretion rate increased, and vice versa. The mHz QPOs from IGR J17480-2446 resemble those previously observed in other accreting NSs, yet they feature lower frequencies (by a factor {approx}3) and occur when the persistent luminosity is higher (by a factor 4-25). We find four distinct bursting regimes and a steep (close to inverse cubic) decrease of the burst recurrence time with increasing persistent luminosity. We compare these findings to nuclear burning models and find evidence for a transition between the pure helium and mixed hydrogen/helium ignition regimes when the persistent luminosity was about 0.3 times the Eddington limit. We also point out important discrepancies between the observed bursts and theory, which predicts brighter and less frequent bursts, and suggest that an additional source of heat in the NS envelope is required to reconcile the observed and expected burst properties. We discuss the impact of NS magnetic field and spin on the expected nuclear burning regimes, in the context of this particular pulsar.

Linares, M.; Chakrabarty, D. [Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, Cambridge, MA 02139 (United States); Altamirano, D. [Astronomical Institute 'Anton Pannekoek', University of Amsterdam and Center for High-Energy Astrophysics, P.O. BOX 94249, 1090 GE Amsterdam (Netherlands); Cumming, A. [Department of Physics, McGill University, 3600 Rue University, Montreal, QC H3A 2T8 (Canada); Keek, L. [School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, 116 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (United States)

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Desired Control of Mutually Delay-Coupled Diode Lasers near Phase-flip Transition Regimes  

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We investigate zero-lag synchronization (ZLS) between delay-coupled diode lasers system with mutual optical injection in a face-to-face configuration. We observed numerical evidence of such ZLS without using any relay element or mediating laser. In addition, simulation also demonstrate that this kind of robust ZLS occurs around the phase flip transition regimes where in-phase and anti-phase oscillations coexist due to delayed coupling induced modulation of the phase-amplitude coupling factor {\\alpha}. Our finding could be implemented in highly secured optical communication network as well as the understanding of the occurrence of such ZLS in the neural network functionality.

Pramod Kumar

2013-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

209

A Universal Model for Nanoporous Carbon Supercapacitors Applicable to Diverse Pore Regimes, Carbons, and Electrolyte  

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Supercapacitors, commonly called electric double-layer capacitors (EDLCs), are emerging as a novel type of energy storage device with the potential to substitute batteries in applications requiring high power densities. In response to the latest experimental breakthrough in nanoporous carbon supercapacitors, we propose a heuristic theoretical model that takes pore curvature into account as a replacement for the EDLC model which is based on a traditional parallel-plate capacitor. When the pore size is in the mesopore regime (2-50 nm), counterions enter mesoporous carbons and approach the pore wall to form an electric double-cylinder capacitor (EDCC); in the micropore regime (< 2 nm), solvated/desolvated counterions line up along the pore axis to form an electric wire-in-cylinder capacitor (EWCC). In the macropore regime (> 50 nm) where pores are large enough so that the pore curvature is no longer significant, the EDCC model can be reduced naturally to the EDLC model. We present density functional theory calculations and detailed analyses of available experimental data in various pore regimes, showing the significant effects of pore curvature on the supercapacitor properties of nanoporous carbons. It is shown that the EDCC/EWCC model is universal to carbon supercapacitors with diverse carbon materials including activated carbons, template carbons, and novel carbide-derived carbons, and with diverse electrolytes including organic electrolytes such as tetraethylammonium tetrafluoroborate (TEABF4), tetraethylammonium methyl-sulfonate (TEAMS) in acetonitrile, aqueous H2SO4 and KOH electrolytes, and even ionic liquid electrolyte such as 1-ethyl-3-methylimmidazolium bis(trifluromethane-sulfonyl)imide (EMI-TFSI). The EDCC/EWCC model allows the supercapacitor properties to be correlated with pore size, specific surface area, Debye length, electrolyte concentration and dielectric constant, and solute ion size, and may lend a support for the systematic optimization of the properties of carbon supercapacitors via experiments. On the basis of the insight obtained from the new model, we also discuss the effects of the kinetic solvation/desolvation process, multimodal (versus unimodal) pore size distribution, and exohedral (versus endohedral) capacitors on the electrochemical properties of supercapacitors.

Sumpter, Bobby G [ORNL; Huang, Jingsong [ORNL; Meunier, Vincent [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Shock compression of quartz in the high-pressure fluid regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Hugoniot of quartz has been measured using laser-driven shock waves with pressures from 2 to 15 Mbars. Within this pressure range silica transforms from a liquid near melt into a dense plasma. Results are in good agreement with previous studies in part of this range performed using explosive- and nuclear-driven shocks indicating the absence of time-dependent effects for time scales between several hundred picoseconds and several hundred microseconds. These data combined with earlier data at lower pressures clearly show the increasing compressibility of silica as it transitions from solid to liquid to dense plasma regimes.

Hicks, D.G.; Boehly, T.R.; Celliers, P.M.; Eggert, J.H.; Vianello, E.; Meyerhofer, D. D.; Collins, G. W. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, New York 14623 (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States); Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, New York 14623 (United States) and Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States); Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, New York 14623, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States) and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York 14627 (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94550 (United States)

2005-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

211

Control of Oxygen Delamination in Solid Oxide Electrolyzer Cells via Modifying Operational Regime  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Possible modifications of operational regimes for solid oxide fuel cell (SOEC) devices for hydrogen production are discussed. It is shown that applying alternating current (AC) voltage pulses at a certain frequency range to SOECs could reduce oxygen delamination degradation in these devices and significantly increase their lifetime. This operational scheme provides wide possibilities to increase longevity of SOEC devices required for their use in commercial hydrogen production processes, without any significant modification of used materials and/or cell design. Developed simulation method possesses a broad generality and be employed in a number of other industrial processes.

Sergey N. Rashkeev; Michael V. Glazoff

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

Xia, K

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

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

E-Print Network (OSTI)

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

K. Xia; J. Evers

2009-02-23T23:59:59.000Z

214

Synchrotron Radiation from a Laser Plasma Accelerator in the Bubble Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A laser wakefield accelerator is shown to operate in the highly non-linear bubble regime, following the characteristic scaling of energy gain with density and leading to monoenergetic electron beams with up to 400 MeV and hundreds of pC charge. The bubble acts at the same time as a miniature undulator, causing the electrons to give off a beam of betatron x-rays with milliradian divergence, {mu}m source size, 1-100 keV photon energy and 10{sup 22} ph/mm{sup 2}/mrad{sup 2}s/0.1% BW.

Kneip, S. [Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2BZ (United Kingdom); Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 (United States); McGuffey, C.; Chvykov, V.; Dollar, F.; Kalintchenko, G.; Maksimchuk, T.; Matsuoka, T.; Thomas, A. G. R.; Krushelnick, K. [Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 (United States); Mangles, S. P. D.; Nagel, S. R.; Palmer, C. A. J.; Schreiber, J.; Najmudin, Z. [Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, London, SW7 2BZ (United Kingdom); Ta Phuoc, K. [Laboratoire d'Optique Appliquee, ENSTA, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, 91761 (France)

2010-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

215

Resonant Regimes in the Fock-Space Coherence of Multilevel Quantum Dots  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The coherence between quantum states with different particle numbers --- the Fock-space coherence --- qualitatively differs from the more common Hilbert-space coherence between states with equal particle numbers. For a quantum dot with multiple channels available for transport, we find the conditions for decoupling the dynamics of the Fock-space coherence from both the Hilbert-space coherence as well as the population dynamics. We further find specific energy and coupling regimes where a long-lived resonance in the Fock-space coherence of the system is realized, even where no resonances are found either in the populations or Hilbert-space coherence. Numerical calculations show this resonance remains robust in the presence of both boson-mediated relaxation and transport through the quantum dot.

Eduardo Vaz; Jordan Kyriakidis

2011-05-26T23:59:59.000Z

216

Self-modulation oscillation regimes in fibre lasers with microoptomechanical resonance structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Self-modulation oscillation regimes are studied in erbium fibre lasers with intracavity microoptomechanical structures (microoscillators) of different types, namely, based on silicon structures and consisting of special waveguide segments. Optical excitation of acoustomechanical vibrations of microoscillators is accomplished using photothermal effect or light pressure. Under the conditions of resonance interaction, i.e., when the eigenfrequencies of microoscillators coincide with the frequencies of relaxation oscillations or with those of intermode beats, the dependences of self-oscillation characteristics on the system parameters are found and the stability of the self-modulation frequency within 10{sup -4} - 10{sup -6} is obtained at relatively low (40 - 300) Q-factors of microoscillators. The possibility to construct multivariate (multichannel) fibreoptical sensors of physical quantities with frequency division of measurement channels is demonstrated. (optical fibres, lasers and amplifiers. properties and applications)

Egorov, F A; Potapov, V T [V.A.Kotel'nikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Fryazino Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Fryazino, Moscow Region (Russian Federation)

2012-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

217

Two-photon spectroscopy of trapped HD$^+$ ions in the Lamb-Dicke regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the feasibility of nearly-degenerate two-photon rovibrational spectroscopy in ensembles of trapped, sympathetically cooled hydrogen molecular ions using a resonance-enhanced multiphoton dissociation (REMPD) scheme. Taking advantage of quasi-coincidences in the rovibrational spectrum, the excitation lasers are tuned close to an intermediate level to resonantly enhance two-photon absorption. Realistic simulations of the REMPD signal are obtained using a four-level model that takes into account saturation effects, ion trajectories, laser frequency noise and redistribution of population by blackbody radiation. We show that the use of counterpropagating laser beams enables optical excitation in an effective Lamb-Dicke regime. Sub-Doppler lines having widths in the 100 Hz range can be observed with good signal-to-noise ratio for an optimal choice of laser detunings. Our results indicate the feasibility of molecular spectroscopy at the $10^{-14}$ accuracy level for improved tests of molecular QED, a new det...

Tran, Vu Quang; Douillet, Albane; Koelemeij, Jeroen C J; Hilico, Laurent

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

218

Effects of trap anisotropy on impurity scattering regime in a Fermi gas  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We evaluate the low-lying oscillation modes and the ballistic expansion properties of a harmonically trapped gas of fermionic K40 atoms containing thermal Rb87 impurities as functions of the anisotropy of the trap. Numerical results are obtained by solving the Vlasov-Landau equations for the one-body phase-space distribution functions and are used to test simple scaling Ansatzes. Starting from the gas in a weak impurity-scattering regime inside a spherical trap, the time scales associated to motions in the axial and azimuthal directions enter into competition as the trap is deformed to an elongated cigar-like shape. This competition gives rise to coexistence of collisionless and hydrodynamic behaviors in the low-lying surface modes of the gas as well as to a dependence of the aspect ratio of the expanding cloud on the collision time.

P. Capuzzi; P. Vignolo; M. P. Tosi

2005-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

219

Monsoons: AMIP simulations of the 1987 and 1988 drought and flood regimes  

SciTech Connect

The simulation of monsoons, in particular the Indian summer monsoon, has proven to be a critical test of a general circulation models ability to simulate tropical climate and variability (Simulation of Monsoon Variability, WCRP-68, 1992). In an effort to better understand the necessary conditions for the simulation of a phenomenologically correct Indian Monsoon, we present analyses of simulations associated with the Atmospheric Model Intercomparison Project, a coordinated effort to simulate the 1979--88 decade using standardized boundary conditions with approximately 30 atmospheric general circulation models. Diagnostics, such as those performed under the auspices of the Monsoon Numerical Experimentation Group have been evaluated to address questions regarding the predictability of monsoon extremes. Particular attention has been devoted to the 1987 and 1988 Indian monsoon drought and flood regimes associated with El Nino and La Nina conditions in the Pacific.

Sperber, K.R. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Palmer, T.N. [European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading (United Kingdom)

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Physically transparent formulation of a free-electron laser in the linear gain regime  

SciTech Connect

The recent 2-dimensional analytic theories of a free-electron laser (FEL) in the linear regime are reformulated in terms of three dimensionless ratios that describe the degree to which the characteristics of the electron beam deviate from the cold beam limit of a beam with no emittance or energy spread. In terms of these ratios, algebraic model equations of a fit that combines features of both of the 2-dimensional analyses are given as a convenient computational tool. Graphs of the FEL gain eigenvalue computed with the combined 2-D formulation illustrate that the gain and the output power at saturation are reduced from the 1-D value, when any of the ratios is larger than unity.

Barletta, W.A. [Lawrence Livermore National Lab., CA (United States); Sessler, A.M. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Yu, L.H. [Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (United States)

1992-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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221

On the Ginzburg-Landau Functional in the Surface Superconductivity Regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We present new estimates on the two-dimensional Ginzburg-Landau energy of a type II superconductor in an applied magnetic field varying between the second and third critical fields. In this regime, superconductivity is restricted to a thin layer along the boundary of the sample and we provide new energy lower bounds, proving that the Ginzburg-Landau energy is determined to leading order by the minimization of a simplified 1D functional in the direction perpendicular to the boundary. Estimates relating the density of the Ginzburg-Landau order parameter to that of the 1D problem follow. In the particular case of a disc sample, a refinement of our method leads to a pointwise estimate on the Ginzburg-Landau order parameter, thereby proving a strong form of uniformity of the surface superconductivity layer, related to a conjecture by Xing-Bin Pan.

Michele Correggi; Nicolas Rougerie

2013-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

222

Light-matter decoupling in the deep strong coupling regime: The breakdown of the Purcell effect  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Improvements both in the photonic confinement and in the emitter design have led to a steady increase in the strength of the light-matter coupling in cavity quantum electrodynamics experiments. This has allowed to access interaction-dominated regimes in which the state of the system can only be described in terms of mixed light-matter excitations. Here we show that, when the coupling between light and matter becomes strong enough, this picture breaks down, and light and matter degrees of freedom totally decouple. A striking consequence of such a counter-intuitive phenomenon is that the Purcell effect is reversed and the spontaneous emission rate, usually thought to increase with the light-matter coupling strength, plummets instead for large enough couplings.

De Liberato, Simone

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Observation of Energetic Particle Driven Modes Relevant to Advanced Tokamak Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Measurements of high-frequency oscillations in JET [Joint European Torus], JT-60U, Alcator C-Mod, DIII-D, and TFTR [Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor] plasmas are contributing to a new understanding of fast ion-driven instabilities relevant to Advanced Tokamak (AT) regimes. A model based on the transition from a cylindrical-like frequency-chirping mode to the Toroidal Alfven Eigenmode (TAE) has successfully encompassed many of the characteristics seen in experiments. In a surprising development, the use of internal density fluctuation diagnostics has revealed many more modes than has been detected on edge magnetic probes. A corollary discovery is the observation of modes excited by fast particles traveling well below the Alfven velocity. These observations open up new opportunities for investigating a ''sea of Alfven Eigenmodes'' in present-scale experiments, and highlight the need for core fluctuation and fast ion measurements in a future burning-plasma experiment.

R. Nazikian; B. Alper; H.L. Berk; D. Borba; C. Boswell; R.V. Budny; K.H. Burrell; C.Z. Cheng; E.J. Doyle; E. Edlund; R.J. Fonck; A. Fukuyama; N.N. Gorelenkov; C.M. Greenfield; D.J. Gupta; M. Ishikawa; R.J. Jayakumar; G.J. Kramer; Y. Kusama; R.J. La Haye; G.R. McKee; W.A. Peebles; S.D. Pinches; M. Porkolab; J. Rapp; T.L. Rhodes; S.E. Sharapov; K. Shinohara; J.A. Snipes; W.M. Solomon; E.J. Strait; M. Takechi; M.A. Van Zeeland; W.P. West; K.L. Wong; S. Wukitch; L. Zeng

2004-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

224

Electron Bunch Profile Reconstruction in the Few fs Regime using Coherent Smith-Purcell Radiation  

SciTech Connect

Advanced accelerators for fourth generation light sources based on high brightness linacs or laser-driven wakefield accelerators will operate with intense, highly relativistic electron bunches that are only a few fs long. Diagnostic techniques for the determination of temporal profile of such bunches are required to be non invasive, single shot, economic and with the required resolution in the fs regime. The use of a radiative process such as coherent Smith-Purcell radiation (SPR), is particularly promising with this respect. In this technique the beam is made to radiate a small amount of electromagnetic radiation and the temporal profile is reconstructed from the measured spectral distribution of the radiation. We summarise the advantages of SPR and present the design parameters and preliminary results of the experiments at the FACET facility at SLAC. We also discuss a new approach to the problem of the recovery of the 'missing phase', which is essential for the accurate reconstruction of the temporal bunch profile.

Bartolini, R.; /Oxford U., JAI /Diamond Light Source /SLAC; Clarke, C.; /SLAC; Delerue, N; /Oxford U., JAI /Diamond Light Source /SLAC; Doucas, G; Reichold, A; /Oxford U., JAI

2012-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

225

Angular control of optical cavities in a radiation pressure dominated regime: the Enhanced LIGO case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We describe the angular sensing and control of the 4 km detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). The culmination of first generation LIGO detectors, Enhanced LIGO operated between 2009 and 2010 with about 40 kW of laser power in the arm cavities. In this regime, radiation pressure effects are significant and induce instabilities in the angular opto-mechanical transfer functions. Here we present and motivate the angular sensing and control (ASC) design in this extreme case and present the results of its implementation in Enhanced LIGO. Highlights of the ASC performance are: successful control of opto-mechanical torsional modes, relative mirror motions of 1x10^{-7} rad rms, and limited impact on in-band strain sensitivity.

Dooley, Katherine L; Adhikari, Rana X; Evans, Matthew; Fricke, Tobin T; Fritschel, Peter; Frolov, Valera; Kawabe, Keita; Smith-Lefebvre, Nicolás

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

High energy bursts from a solid state laser operated in the heat capacity limited regime  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

High energy bursts are produced from a solid state laser operated in a heat capacity limited regime. Instead of cooling the laser, the active medium is thermally well isolated. As a result, the active medium will heat up until it reaches some maximum acceptable temperature. The waste heat is stored in the active medium itself. Therefore, the amount of energy the laser can put out during operation is proportional to its mass, the heat capacity of the active medium, and the temperature difference over which it is being operated. The high energy burst capacity of a heat capacity operated solid state laser, together with the absence of a heavy, power consuming steady state cooling system for the active medium, will make a variety of applications possible. Alternately, cooling takes place during a separate sequence when the laser is not operating. Industrial applications include new material working processes.

Albrecht, Georg (Livermore, CA); George, E. Victor (Livermore, CA); Krupke, William F. (Pleasanton, CA); Sooy, Walter (Pleasanton, CA); Sutton, Steven B. (Manteca, CA)

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

High energy bursts from a solid state laser operated in the heat capacity limited regime  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

High energy bursts are produced from a solid state laser operated in a heat capacity limited regime. Instead of cooling the laser, the active medium is thermally well isolated. As a result, the active medium will heat up until it reaches some maximum acceptable temperature. The waste heat is stored in the active medium itself. Therefore, the amount of energy the laser can put out during operation is proportional to its mass, the heat capacity of the active medium, and the temperature difference over which it is being operated. The high energy burst capacity of a heat capacity operated solid state laser, together with the absence of a heavy, power consuming steady state cooling system for the active medium, will make a variety of applications possible. Alternately, cooling takes place during a separate sequence when the laser is not operating. Industrial applications include new material working processes. 5 figs.

Albrecht, G.; George, E.V.; Krupke, W.F.; Sooy, W.; Sutton, S.B.

1996-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

228

Measurement of entangled states via atomic beam deflection in Bragg's regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We propose a scheme for the measurement of joint photon statistics and Wigner function of the entangled field states between two separate cavities. The scheme utilizes the momentum state of the two-level atoms in Bragg's regime. The probability of finding the atom in any one of the momentum states is the product of joint photon statistics and an oscillatory function. The argument of the function contains the information of the joint photon numbers in two cavities. We use the method of state reduction to a single set of joint photon numbers, which is a consequence of the measuring sequence. The repeated measurement of the set of photon numbers gives the joint photon statistics of the entangled field state. The complete entangled state can be reconstructed as a Wigner function from the knowledge of photon statistics of the coherently displaced entangled state.

Khosa, Ashfaq H. [Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan); Ikram, Manzoor [Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan); Applied Physics Division, Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology, P. O. Nilore, Islamabad (Pakistan); Zubairy, M. Suhail [Department of Electronics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (Pakistan); Department of Physics, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, 77843 (United States)

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Regional-scale analysis of the geothermal regime in the western Canada sedimentary basin  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports that radiogenic heat generation at the top of the crystalline Precambrian basement underneath the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin is highly variable, on average higher than for the exposed Canadian Shield, and reflects the basement tectonic structure. The areal distribution of the geothermal gradient across the sediments shows a regional-scale northerly increase, with intermediate- and local-state features correlating with anomalies in heat generation at the top of the basement. Only in the northeast and southeast corners of the basin can high geothermal gradients not be explained by heat generation; there they may be caused by convective fluid flow effects. The temperature distribution at the base of the sediments is highly correlated with the thickness of the sedimentary cover and reflects major topographic and basement features. Overall, the characteristics of the geothermal regime in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin are indicative of a conduction dominated system.

Bachu, S. (Alberta Geological Survey, Alberta Research Council, P.O. Box 8330, Postal Station F, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5X2 (CA)); Burwash, R.A. (Dept. of Geology, Univ. of Alberta, 1-26 Earth Sciences Building, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E1 (CA))

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Preheating ablation effects on the Rayleigh-Taylor instability in the weakly nonlinear regime  

SciTech Connect

The two-dimensional Rayleigh-Taylor instability (RTI) with and without thermal conduction is investigated by numerical simulation in the weakly nonlinear regime. A preheat model {kappa}(T)={kappa}{sub SH}[1+f(T)] is introduced for the thermal conduction [W. H. Ye, W. Y. Zhang, and X. T. He, Phys. Rev. E 65, 057401 (2002)], where {kappa}{sub SH} is the Spitzer-Haerm electron thermal conductivity coefficient and f(T) models the preheating tongue effect in the cold plasma ahead of the ablation front. The preheating ablation effects on the RTI are studied by comparing the RTI with and without thermal conduction with identical density profile relevant to inertial confinement fusion experiments. It is found that the ablation effects strongly influence the mode coupling process, especially with short perturbation wavelength. Overall, the ablation effects stabilize the RTI. First, the linear growth rate is reduced, especially for short perturbation wavelengths and a cutoff wavelength is observed in simulations. Second, the second harmonic generation is reduced for short perturbation wavelengths. Third, the third-order negative feedback to the fundamental mode is strengthened, which plays a stabilization role. Finally, on the contrary, the ablation effects increase the generation of the third harmonic when the perturbation wavelengths are long. Our simulation results indicate that, in the weakly nonlinear regime, the ablation effects are weakened as the perturbation wavelength is increased. Numerical results obtained are in general agreement with the recent weakly nonlinear theories as proposed in [J. Sanz, J. Ramirez, R. Ramis et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 195002 (2002); J. Garnier, P.-A. Raviart, C. Cherfils-Clerouin et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 90, 185003 (2003)].

Wang, L. F. [SMCE, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing 100083 (China); CAPT, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China) and LCP, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088 (China); Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong); Ye, W. H.; He, X. T. [CAPT, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China) and LCP, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088 (China); Department of Physics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027 (China); Sheng, Z. M. [Beijing National Laboratory for Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, CAS, Beijing 100190 (China) and Department of Physics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240 (China); Don, Wai-Sun [Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong); Li, Y. J. [SMCE, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing 100083 (China)

2010-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

231

Business and Market Development Program (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)  

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

The Business and Market Development Program provides new entrepreneurs and expanding small businesses with funding to help them acquire the necessary expertise to pursue new business ideas and new...

232

Business and Market Development Program (Newfoundland and Labrador...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

and Policies International Clean Energy Analysis Low Emission Development Strategies Oil & Gas Smart Grid Solar U.S. OpenLabs Utilities Water Wind Page Actions View form View...

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Newfoundland and Labrador/EZ Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

wastes. The enactment provides for the gathering of information for research and the creation of inventories of data, which are designed for publication, and for the development...

234

Newfoundland and Labrador/EZFeed Policies | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

wastes. The enactment provides for the gathering of information for research and the creation of inventories of data, which are designed for publication, and for the development...

235

Environmental Protection- Industrial Compliance (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada)  

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

The Industrial Compliance Section develops and administers Certificates of Approval for the Construction and/or Operation of various industrial facilities. Industries with air emissions and/or...

236

High-Resolution Modeling to Assess Tropical Cyclone Activity in Future Climate Regimes  

SciTech Connect

Applied research is proposed with the following objectives: (i) to determine the most likely level of tropical cyclone intensity and frequency in future climate regimes, (ii) to provide a quantitative measure of uncertainty in these predictions, and (iii) to improve understanding of the linkage between tropical cyclones and the planetary-scale circulation. Current mesoscale weather forecasting models, such as the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model, are capable of simulating the full intensity of tropical cyclones (TC) with realistic structures. However, in order to accurately represent both the primary and secondary circulations in these systems, model simulations must be configured with sufficient resolution to explicitly represent convection (omitting the convective parameterization scheme). Most previous numerical studies of TC activity at seasonal and longer time scales have not utilized such explicit convection (EC) model runs. Here, we propose to employ the moving nest capability of WRF to optimally represent TC activity on a seasonal scale using a downscaling approach. The statistical results of a suite of these high-resolution TC simulations will yield a realistic representation of TC intensity on a seasonal basis, while at the same time allowing analysis of the feedback that TCs exert on the larger-scale climate system. Experiments will be driven with analyzed lateral boundary conditions for several recent Atlantic seasons, spanning a range of activity levels and TC track patterns. Results of the ensemble of WRF simulations will then be compared to analyzed TC data in order to determine the extent to which this modeling setup can reproduce recent levels of TC activity. Next, the boundary conditions (sea-surface temperature, tropopause height, and thermal/moisture profiles) from the recent seasons will be altered in a manner consistent with various future GCM/RCM scenarios, but that preserves the large-scale shear and incipient disturbance activity. This will allow (i) a direct comparison of future TC activity that could be expected for an active or inactive season in an altered climate regime, and (ii) a measure of the level of uncertainty and variability in TC activity resulting from different carbon emission scenarios.

Lackmann, Gary

2013-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

237

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

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

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

Birdwell, Kevin R [ORNL

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

The US nuclear weapon infrastructure and a stable global nuclear weapon regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

US nuclear weapons capabilities -- extant force structure and nuclear weapons infrastructure as well as declared policy -- influence other nations' nuclear weapons postures, at least to some extent. This influence can be desirable or undesirable, and is, of course, a mixture of both. How strong the influence is, and its nature, are complicated, controversial, and -- in our view -- not well understood but often overstated. Divergent views about this influence and how it might shape the future global nuclear weapons regime seem to us to be the most serious impediment to reaching a national consensus on US weapons policy, force structure and supporting infrastructure. We believe that a paradigm shift to capability-based deterrence and dissuasion is not only consistent with the realities of the world and how it has changed, but also a desirable way for nuclear weapon postures and infrastructures to evolve. The US and other nuclear states could not get to zero nor even reduce nuclear arms and the nuclear profile much further without learning to manage latent capability. This paper has defined three principles for designing NW infrastructure both at the 'next plateau' and 'near zero.' The US can be a leader in reducing weapons and infrastructure and in creating an international regime in which capability gradually substitutes for weapons in being and is transparent. The current 'strategy' of not having policy or a Congressionally-approved plan for transforming the weapons complex is not leadership. If we can conform the US infrastructure to the next plateau and architect it in such a way that it is aligned with further arms reductions, it will have these benefits: The extant stockpile can be reduced in size, while the smaller stockpile still deters attack on the US and Allies. The capabilities of the infrastructure will dissuade emergence of new challenges/threats; if they emerge, nevertheless, the US will be able to deal with them in time. We will begin to transform the way other major powers view their nuclear capability. Finally, and though of less cosmic importance, it will save money in the long run.

Immele, John D [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Wagner, Richard L [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fire Regimes of the Southern Appalachian Mountains: Temporal and Spatial Variability and Implications for Vegetation Dynamics  

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Ecologists continue to debate the role of fire in forests of the southern Appalachian Mountains. How does climate influence fire in these humid, temperate forests? Did fire regimes change during the transition from Native American settlement to Euro-American settlement? Are fire regime changes resulting in broad vegetation changes in the forests of eastern North America? I used several approaches to address these questions. First, I used digitized fire perimeter maps from Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Shenandoah National Park for 1930-2009 to characterize spatial and temporal patterns of wildfire by aspect, elevation, and landform. Results demonstrate that fuel moisture is a primary control, with fire occurring most frequently during dry years, in dry regions, and at dry topographic positions. Climate also modifies topographic control, with weaker topographic patterns under drier conditions. Second, I used dendroecological methods to reconstruct historical fire frequency in yellow pine (Pinus, subgenus Diploxylon Koehne) stands at three field sites in the southern Appalachian Mountains. The fire history reconstructions extend from 1700 to 2009, with composite fire return intervals ranging from 2-4 years prior to the fire protection period. The two longest reconstructions record frequent fire during periods of Native American land use. Except for the recent fire protection period, temporal changes in land use did not have a significant impact on fire frequency and there was little discernible influence of climate on past fire occurrence. Third, I sampled vegetation composition in four different stand types along a topographic moisture gradient, including mesic cove, sub-mesic white pine (Pinus strobus L.) hardwood, sub-xeric oak (Quercus L.), and xeric pine forests in an unlogged watershed with a reconstructed fire history. Stand age structures demonstrate changes in establishment following fire exclusion in xeric pine stands, sub-xeric oak stands, and sub-mesic white pine-hardwood stands. Fire-tolerant yellow pines and oaks are being replaced by shade-tolerant, fire sensitive species such as red maple (Acer rubrum L.) and hemlock (Tsuga canadensis L. Carr.). Classification analysis and ordination of species composition in different age classes suggest a trend of successional convergence in the absence of fire with a shift from four to two forest communities.

Flatley, William 1977-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-Fermi Liquid Regimes and Superconductivity in the Low Temperature Phase Diagrams of Strongly Correlated d- and f-Electron Materials  

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Zapf, J. Wosnitza, Superconductivity in Conventional andLiquid Regimes and Superconductivity in the Low Temperatureas un- conventional superconductivity and novel magnetic

Brian Maple, M.; Baumbach, Ryan E.; Butch, Nicholas P.; Hamlin, James J.; Janoschek, Marc

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuzzy inference systems for efficient non-invasive on-line two-phase flow regime identification  

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The identification of two-phase flow regimes that occur in heated pipes is of paramount importance for monitoring nuclear installations such as boiling water reactors. A Sugeno-type fuzzy inference system is put forward for non-invasive, on-line flow ...

Tatiana Tambouratzis; Imre Pázsit

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2008 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved. 2008 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved. Monsoons as eddy-mediated regime  

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rights reserved. LETTERS Monsoons as eddy-mediated regime transitions of the tropical overturning-mail: bordoni@gps.caltech.edu Published online: 6 July 2008; doi:10.1038/ngeo248 Monsoons are generally viewed evolves gradually with the seasons, whereas the onset of monsoon precipitation, and the associated

Schneider, Tapio

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Decay of the Diocotron Rotation and Transport in a New Low-Density Asymmetry-Dominated Regime  

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. The asymmetry-dominated transport was also studied, and found to depend linearly on the line density (and the trap axis. Usually the diocotron is a long-lived mode, typically taking 104 ­105 rotations to damp mode. In this work we describe a new regime of damping and transport for which most of the predictions

California at Berkeley, University of

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Interpretation of Water Chemistry and Stable Isotope Data from a Karst Aquifer According to Flow Regimes Identified through Hydrograph  

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82 Interpretation of Water Chemistry and Stable Isotope Data from a Karst Aquifer According to Flow.S. Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Rd., MS 434, Menlo Park, CA, 94025 2 Univ. of Minnesota, Dept. of Geology for the identification of four separate flow regimes of the aquifer outflow. Major ion chemistry and stable isotopic

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Thermal regime of the NW shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. Part A: Thermal and pressure fields  

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Thermal regime of the NW shelf of the Gulf of Mexico. Part A: Thermal and pressure fields LAURENT HUSSON 1,2 , PIERRE HENRY 1 and XAVIER LE PICHON1 Keywords. ­ Gulf of Mexico, Geotherm, Pressure. Abstract. ­ The thermal field of the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) is analyzed from a comprehensive temperature

Husson, Laurent

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Analytic model of electron self-injection in a plasma wakefield accelerator in the strongly nonlinear bubble regime  

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Self-injection of background electrons in plasma wakefield accelerators in the highly nonlinear bubble regime is analyzed using particle-in-cell and semi-analytic modeling. It is shown that the return current in the bubble sheath layer is crucial for accurate determination of the trapped particle trajectories.

Yi, S. A.; Khudik, V.; Siemon, C.; Shvets, G. [Department of Physics and Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin, One University Station C1500, Austin, Texas (United States)

2012-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of the electron trajectories and gain regimes of the whistler pumped free-electron laser  

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A free-electron laser (FEL) scheme, which employs the whistler wave as a slow electromagnetic wave wiggler, was studied theoretically. Subjected to the transverse fields of whistler wave wiggler, the beam electrons are the source of the energy needed to produce electromagnetic radiation. The strength and the period of the wiggler field depend on the parameters of the magnetoplasma medium. This configuration has a higher tunability by controlling the plasma density, on top of the {gamma}-tunability of the conventional FELs. The theory of linear gain and electron trajectories was presented and four groups (I, II, III, and IV) of electron orbits were found in the presence of an axial guide magnetic field. Using perturbation analysis, it is found that these groups of orbits were stable except small regions of group I and IV orbits. The function {Phi} which determines the rate of change of axial velocity with beam energy was also derived. In the case in which {Phi}<0 represents a negative-mass regime in which the axial velocity accelerates as the electrons lose energy. Numerical solutions showed that by increasing the cyclotron frequency, the gain for group I and III orbits increased, while a gain decrement was obtained for group II and IV orbits.

Jafarinia, F.; Jafari, S. [Department of Physics, University of Guilan, Rasht 41335-1914 (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Mehdian, H. [Department of Physics and Institute for Plasma Research, Tarbiat Moallem University, Tehran 15614 (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

2013-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Weather pattern climatology of the Great Plains and the related wind regime  

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The meteorology of the Great Plains can be described as a constant progression of air masses, fronts and cyclonic storm systems. Each of these meteorological conditions can be characterized by identifiable isobaric and related weather parameter patterns. Nine such patterns have been defined to type the weather patterns in the Great Plains. Time series of weather pattern types were produced for 62 stations on the Great Plains. Statistical analyses of these time series produced annual and seasonal frequencies of occurrence of the weather pattern types. Maps of the annual and seasonal frequency of occurrence of weather pattern type are presented for the Great Plains. Persistence and alternation frequencies match what is expected for traveling temperate latitude cyclones, anticyclones and fronts. The wind regime for stations at which the anemometer height and location was constant (and known) for a minimum of three consecutive years was stratified by weather pattern type. Statistical analyses were made to show the response of the wind to the large-scale distribution of air pressure associated with a weather pattern type. The response of the wind to the weather pattern is a site-specific result of the interaction of the large-scale meteorology with local terrain, surface roughness and atmospheric stability. Mean wind speed discriminates between pairs of weather pattern types with better than 75% confidence for more than two-thirds of the possible pairs of weather pattern types.

Barchet, W.R.

1982-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationship between turbulence measurements and transport in different heating regimes in TFTR  

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The scaling of broad band density fluctuations in the confinement zone of TFTR measured by microwave scattering, beam emission spectroscopy (BES), and reflectometry show a relationship between these fluctuations and energy transport measured from power balance calculations. In L-mode plasmas scattering and BES indicates that the density fluctuation level, {delta}n{sup 2}, in the confinement zone for 0.2 < k{perpendicular}ps < 1.0 depends qualitatively on P{sub aux} and I{sub p} in a way that is consistent with variations in energy transport. Fluctuation levels measured with all systems increase strongly toward the edge in all heating regimes following increases in energy transport coefficients. Measurements using BES have shown that poloidal and radial correlation lengths in the confinement zone of L-mode and supershot plasmas fall in the range of 1 to 2 cm. with a wave structure which has k{sub max} {approx} 1 cm{sup {minus}1} (k{perpendicular}ps {approx} 0.2) in the poloidal direction and k{sub max} approaching zero in the radial direction. A simple estimate of the diffusion coefficient based on a measured radial correlation length and correlation time indicates good agreement with power balance calculations. Similar estimates using reflectometry give radial coherence lengths at 10 to 20 kHz in low density ohmic and supershot plasmas of between I and 2 cm.

Bretz, N.L.; Mazzucato, E.; Nazikian, R.; Paul, S.F.; Hammett, G.; Rewoldt, G.; Tang, W.M.; Zarnstorff, M.C. [Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Plasma Physics Lab.; Fonck, R.J.; Durst, R.; Cosby, G. [Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI (United States)

1992-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The relationship between turbulence measurements and transport in different heating regimes in TFTR  

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The scaling of broad band density fluctuations in the confinement zone of TFTR measured by microwave scattering, beam emission spectroscopy (BES), and reflectometry show a relationship between these fluctuations and energy transport measured from power balance calculations. In L-mode plasmas scattering and BES indicates that the density fluctuation level, [delta]n[sup 2], in the confinement zone for 0.2 < k[perpendicular]ps < 1.0 depends qualitatively on P[sub aux] and I[sub p] in a way that is consistent with variations in energy transport. Fluctuation levels measured with all systems increase strongly toward the edge in all heating regimes following increases in energy transport coefficients. Measurements using BES have shown that poloidal and radial correlation lengths in the confinement zone of L-mode and supershot plasmas fall in the range of 1 to 2 cm. with a wave structure which has k[sub max] [approx] 1 cm[sup [minus]1] (k[perpendicular]ps [approx] 0.2) in the poloidal direction and k[sub max] approaching zero in the radial direction. A simple estimate of the diffusion coefficient based on a measured radial correlation length and correlation time indicates good agreement with power balance calculations. Similar estimates using reflectometry give radial coherence lengths at 10 to 20 kHz in low density ohmic and supershot plasmas of between I and 2 cm.

Bretz, N.L.; Mazzucato, E.; Nazikian, R.; Paul, S.F.; Hammett, G.; Rewoldt, G.; Tang, W.M.; Zarnstorff, M.C. (Princeton Univ., NJ (United States). Plasma Physics Lab.); Fonck, R.J.; Durst, R.; Cosby, G. (Wisconsin Univ., Madison, WI (United States))

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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POSTER PRESENTATION Open Access QTL analyses of drought tolerance in Eucalyptus under two contrasting water regimes  

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Drought stress is one of the most important abiotic factors in Eucalyptus sp. plantations which influences the growth and limits productivity in cultivated areas, mainly in central, northern and northeastern areas in Brazil, where large parts of these areas have limitations on water supply. The breeders are now looking for tolerant genotypes to overcome this challenge and the QTL mapping approach will help to understand the genetic control of drought tolerance. The objective of this study was to identify genetic loci controlling the phenotypic variation in drought tolerance in a Eucalytpus segregant progeny grown under drought and irrigation conditions. Material and methods Theprogenyusedinthisstudywasgeneratedbythe breeding program of Fibria Celulose and is composed of 184 F 1 genotypes from a cross between a tolerant and a susceptible clone to water stress, both E. grandis x E. urophylla hybrid tree. In a greenhouse condition, the progeny (seedlings with 70 days) was evaluated under two irrigation conditions (1- control: assigned to a well-watered regime with watering equal to transpiration loss and 2: submitted to water deficit until the onset of initial drought symptoms) in 4 different experiments. Growth (the relative increase in height and stem diameter; leaf number; leaf area; leaf, steam and root dry weight; root-shoot ratio) and physiological traits (net assimilation rate, stomatal conductance, transpiration, instantaneous and intrinsic water-use efficiency, relative water content in leaves, chlorophyll content index, photochemical efficiency and leaf water potential) were

Juliana Teixeira; Re Missiaggia; Donizete Dias; Edimar Scarpinati; Juliana Viana; Nadia Paula; Rinaldo Paula; César Bonine

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Low-frequency linear-mode regimes in the tokamak scrape-off layer  

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Motivated by the wide range of physical parameters characterizing the scrape-off layer (SOL) of existing tokamaks, the regimes of low-frequency linear instabilities in the SOL are identified by numerical and analytical calculations based on the linear, drift-reduced Braginskii equations, with cold ions. The focus is put on ballooning modes and drift wave instabilities, i.e., their resistive, inertial, and ideal branches. A systematic study of each instability is performed, and the parameter space region where they dominate is identified. It is found that the drift waves dominate at high R/L{sub n}, while the ballooning modes at low R/L{sub n}; the relative influence of resistive and inertial effects is discussed. Electromagnetic effects suppress the drift waves and, when the threshold for ideal stability is overcome, the ideal ballooning mode develops. Our analysis is a first stage tool for the understanding of turbulence in the tokamak SOL, necessary to interpret the results of non-linear simulations.

Mosetto, Annamaria; Halpern, Federico D.; Jolliet, Sebastien; Ricci, Paolo [Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Association Euratom-Confederation Suisse, CH-1015 Lausanne (Switzerland)

2012-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron and Photon Interactions in the Regime of Strong LPM Suppression  

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Most searches for ultra-high energy (UHE) astrophysical neutrinos look for radio emission from the electromagnetic and hadronic showers produced in their interactions. The radio frequency spectrum and angular distribution depend on the shower development, so are sensitive to the interaction cross sections. At energies above about 1016 eV (in ice), the Landau-Pomeranchuk-Migdal (LPM) effect significantly reduces the cross sections for the two dominant electromagnetic interactions: bremsstrahlung and pair production. At higher energies, above about 1020 eV, the photonuclear cross section becomes larger than that for pair production, and direct pair production and electronuclear interactions become dominant over bremsstrahlung. The electron interaction length reaches a maximum around 1021 eV, and then decreases slowly as the electron energy increases further. In this regime, the growth in the photon cross section and electron energy loss moderates the rise in nu e shower length, which rises from ~;;5 m at 1016 eV to ~;;40 m at 1019 eV and ~;;100 m at 1020 eV, but only to ~;;300 m at 1024 eV. In contrast, without photonuclear and electronuclear interactions, the shower length would be over 10 km at 1024 eV.

Gerhardt, L.; Klein, S.

2010-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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A database for equations of state and resistivities measurements in the warm dense matter regime  

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The aim of this paper is to provide experimental data on various expanded elements in the warm dense matter regime. The experiments were done on the experimental facility 'enceinte a plasma isochore' and are evaluated through a thorough comparison with ab initio calculations, average-atom codes, and chemical models. This comparison allows for the evaluation of the experimental temperatures that are not accessible to the measurements and permits the building of useful data tables gathering energy, pressure, conductivity, and temperatures. We summarize experiments performed on aluminum (0.1 and 0.3 g/cm{sup 3}), nickel (0.2 g/cm{sup 3}), titanium (0.1 g/cm{sup 3}), copper (0.3 and 0.5 g/cm{sup 3}), silver (0.43 g/cm{sup 3}), gold (0.5 g/cm{sup 3}), boron (0.094 g/cm{sup 3}), and silicon (0.21 g/cm{sup 3}) for temperatures ranging from 0.5 eV to 3-4 eV.

Clerouin, J.; Noiret, P.; Blottiau, P.; Recoules, V.; Siberchicot, B.; Renaudin, P.; Blancard, C.; Faussurier, G. [CEA, DAM, DIF, F-91297 Arpajon (France); Holst, B. [CEA, DAM, DIF, F-91297 Arpajon (France); LULI, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, CEA, UPMC, route de Saclay, 91128 Palaiseau (France); Starrett, C. E. [Los Alamos National laboratory, New Mexico 87545 (United States)

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The Cellular Burning Regime in Type Ia Supernova Explosions - II. Flame Propagation into Vortical Fuel  

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We investigate the interaction of thermonuclear flames in Type Ia supernova explosions with vortical flows by means of numerical simulations. In our study, we focus on small scales, where the flame propagation is no longer dominated by the turbulent cascade originating from large-scale effects. Here, the flame propagation proceeds in the cellular burning regime, resulting from a balance between the Landau-Darrieus instability and its nonlinear stabilization. The interaction of a cellularly stabilized flame front with a vortical fuel flow is explored applying a variety of fuel densities and strengths of the velocity fluctuations. We find that the vortical flow can break up the cellular flame structure if it is sufficiently strong. In this case the flame structure adapts to the imprinted flow field. The transition from the cellularly stabilized front to the flame structure dominated by vortices of the flow proceeds in a smooth way. The implications of the results of our simulations for Type Ia Supernova explosion models are discussed.

F. K. Roepke; W. Hillebrandt; J. C. Niemeyer

2003-12-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Complex state found in the colossal magnetoresistance regime of models for manganites  

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The colossal magnetoresistance (CMR) effect of manganites is widely believed to be caused by the competition between a ferromagnetic (FM) metallic state induced by the double-exchange mechanism and an insulator with complex spin, charge, and orbital order. Recent computational studies in small clusters have indeed reported a CMR precisely near the frontier between those two states at a realistic hole density x = 1/4. However, the detailed characteristics of the competing insulator were not fully understood in those previous investigations. This insulator is expected to display special properties that lead to the CMR; otherwise any competition between ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic states would induce such an effect, which is not the case experimentally. In this report, the competing insulator at electronic density x = 1/4 and in the CMR regime is studied in detail using the double-exchange two-orbital model with Jahn-Teller lattice distortions on two-dimensional clusters, employing a careful large-scale cooling down process in the Monte Carlo simulations to avoid being trapped in metastable states. Our investigations show that this competing insulator has an unexpected complex structure, involving diagonal stripes with alternating regions displaying FM and CE-like order. The level of complexity of this new state even surpasses that of the recently unveiled spin-orthogonal-stripe states and their associated high degeneracy. This new state complements the long-standing scenario of phase separation, since the alternating FM-CE pattern appears even in the clean limit. The present and recent investigations are also in agreement with the many glassy characteristics of the CMR state found experimentally, due to the high degeneracy of the insulating states involved in the process. Results for the spin-structure factor of the new states are also here provided to facilitate the analysis of neutron scattering experiments for these materials.

Sen, Cengiz [ORNL; Liang, Shuhua [ORNL; Dagotto, Elbio R [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laser-Driven Hydrodynamic Experiments in the Turbulent Plasma Regime: from OMEGA to NIF  

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There is a great deal of interest in studying the evolution of hydrodynamic phenomena in high energy density plasmas that have transitioned beyond the initial phases of instability into a fully developed turbulent state. Motivation for this study arises both in fusion plasmas as well as in numerous astrophysical applications where the understanding of turbulent mixing is essential. Double-shell ignition targets, for example, are subject to large growth of short wavelength perturbations on both surfaces of the high-Z inner shell. These perturbations, initiated by Richtmyer-Meshkov and Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities, can transition to a turbulent state and will lead to deleterious mixing of the cooler shell material with the hot burning fuel. In astrophysical plasmas, due to the extremely large scale, turbulent hydrodynamic mixing is also of widespread interest. The radial mixing that occurs in the explosion phase of core-collapse supernovae is an example that has received much attention in recent years and yet remains only poorly understood. In all of these cases, numerical simulation of the flow field is very difficult due to the large Reynolds number and corresponding wide range of spatial scales characterizing the plasma. Laboratory experiments on high energy density facilities that can access this regime are therefore of great interest. Experiments exploring the transition to turbulence that are currently being conducted on the Omega laser will be described. We will also discuss experiments being planned for the initial commissioning phases of the NIF as well as the enhanced experimental parameter space that will become available, as additional quads are made operational.

Robey, H F; Miles, A R; Hansen, J F; Blue, B E; Drake, R P

2003-08-25T23:59:59.000Z

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New Regimes of Stringy (Holographic) Pomeron and High Multiplicity pp and pA Collisions  

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Holographic AdS/QCD models of the Pomeron unite a string-based description of hadronic reactions of the pre-QCD era with the perturbative BFKL approach. The specific version we will use due to Stoffers and Zahed, is based on a semiclassical quantization of a "tube" (closed string exchange or open string virtual pair production) in its Euclidean formulation using the scalar Polyakov action. This model has a number of phenomenologically successful results. In this work we point out that the periodicity of a coordinate around the tube allows the introduction of a Matsubara time and therefore an effective temperature on the string. We observe that in the LHC setting this temperature is approaching the Hagedorn temperature of the QCD strings. We therefore conclude, based on studies of the stringy thermodynamics of pure gauge theories, that there should exist two new regimes of the Pomeron: the "near-critical" and the "post-critical" ones. In the former one, string excitations should create a high entropy "string ball" at mid-rapidity, with high energy and entropy but small pressure/free energy. Amusingly, we find that this ball is dual to a certain black hole. Furthermore, as the intrinsic temperature of the string narrows on the Hagedorn temperature or T/TH-1=O(1/Nc), or even higher ones, the stringy ball develops repulsive interactions, a pressure, and becomes a post-critical explosive "QGP ball". We speculate that the high multiplicity trigger in pp and pA selects events with such a "string ball" cluster. The hydrodynamical flow resulting from this scenario is discussed elsewhere.

Edward Shuryak; Ismail Zahed

2013-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear quadrupole resonances in compact vapor cells: the crossover from the NMR to the NQR interaction regimes  

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We present the first experimental study that maps the transformation of nuclear quadrupole resonances from the pure nuclear quadrupole regime to the quadrupole-perturbed Zeeman regime. The transformation presents an interesting quantum-mechanical problem, since the quantization axis changes from being aligned along the axis of the electric-field gradient tensor to being aligned along the magnetic field. We achieve large nuclear quadrupole shifts for I = 3/2 131-Xe by using a 1 mm^3 cubic cell with walls of different materials. When the magnetic and quadrupolar interactions are of comparable size, perturbation theory is not suitable for calculating the transition energies. Rather than use perturbation theory, we compare our data to theoretical calculations using a Liouvillian approach and find excellent agreement.

E. A. Donley; J. L. Long; T. C. Liebisch; E. R. Hodby; T. A. Fisher; J. Kitching

2008-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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A probabilistic model for the identification of confinement regimes and edge localized mode behavior, with implications to scaling laws  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Pattern recognition is becoming an important tool in fusion data analysis. However, fusion diagnostic measurements are often affected by considerable statistical uncertainties, rendering the extraction of useful patterns a significant challenge. Therefore, we assume a probabilistic model for the data and perform pattern recognition in the space of probability distributions. We show the considerable advantage of our method for identifying confinement regimes and edge localized mode behavior, and we discuss the potential for scaling laws.

Verdoolaege, Geert; Van Oost, Guido [Department of Applied Physics, Ghent University, 9000 Gent (Belgium)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Utility of drill-stem tests in determination of the geothermal regime of Railroad Valley, Nye County, Nevada  

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Accurate representation of geothermal conditions is necessary to determine generation potential of source rocks buried in Railroad Valley. Boreholes, provide the best source of geothermal information, but formation temperature data must be screened for variations caused by drilling. Bottomhole temperatures from wireline logs are affected by initial formation conditions, drilling fluid that moves into the formation while drilling, and lag time between cessation of drilling fluid circulation and acquisition of logs. More accurate indicators of formation conditions are temperatures recorded during drill-stem tests, especially for tests that recovered large amounts of fluid. Over 130 drill-stem tests were examined to establish the viability of this source of data and to determine the geothermal conditions of the Railroad Valley basin. Results indicate that 500 feet or more of fluid recovery on a test is necessary to get a temperature recorded that is not influenced by drilling perturbations. The formation temperature data collected for Railroad Valley indicate the possibility of 2 thermal regimes. A low-temperature gradient regime is probably influenced by meteoric water. The high-temperature gradient regime probably reflects the regional heat flow associated with the thin crust of the Great Basin.

French, D.E. [Independent Geologist, Billings, MT (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of boreal forest historical C dynamics in Yukon River Basin: relative roles of warming and fire regime change  

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Carbon (C) dynamics of boreal forest ecosystems have substantial implications for efforts to mitigate the rise of atmospheric CO2 and may be substantially influenced by warming and changing wildfire regimes. In this study we applied a large-scale ecosystem model that included dynamics of organic soil horizons and soil organic matter characteristics of multiple pools to assess forest C stock changes of the Yukon River Basin (YRB) in Alaska, USA, and Canada from 1960 through 2006, a period characterized by substantial climate warming and increases in wildfire. The model was calibrated for major forests with data from long-term research sites and evaluated using a forest inventory database. The regional assessment indicates that forest vegetation C storage increased by 46 Tg C, but that total soil C storage did not change appreciably during this period. However, further analysis suggests that C has been continuously lost from the mineral soil horizon since warming began in the 1970s, but has increased in the amorphous organic soil horizon. Based on a factorial experiment, soil C stocks would have increased by 158 Tg C if the YRB had not undergone warming and changes in fire regime. The analysis also identified that warming and changes in fire regime were approximately equivalent in their effects on soil C storage, and interactions between these two suggests that the loss of organic horizon thickness associated with increases in wildfire made deeper soil C stocks more vulnerable to loss via decomposition. Subbasin analyses indicate that C stock changes were primarily sensitive to the fraction of burned forest area within each subbasin and that boreal forest ecosystems in the YRB are currently transitioning from being sinks to sources at ;0.7% annual area burned. We conclude that it is important for international mitigation efforts focused on controlling atmospheric CO2 to consider how climate warming and changes in fire regime may concurrently affect the CO2 sink strength of boreal forests. It is also important for large-scale biogeochemical and earth system models to include organic soil dynamics in applications to assess regional C dynamics of boreal forests responding to warming and changes in fire regime.

Yuan, Fengming [ORNL; Yi, Shuhua [Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute, CAS; McGuire, A. David [University of Alaska; Johnson, Kristopher D [University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Liang, Jingjing [University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Harden, Jennifer [USGS, Menlo Park, CA; Kasischke, Eric S. [University of Maryland, College Park; Kurz, Werner [Canadian Forest Service

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validation and Use of a Semidistributed Hydrological Modeling System to Predict Short-Term Effects of Clear-Cutting on a Watershed Hydrological Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Gestion Intégrée des Bassins versants à l'aide d'un Système Informatisé (GIBSI), a semidistributed hydrological modeling system, was evaluated for its ability to simulate the impact of deforestation on the hydrological regime of the Famine ...

Martin-Pierre Lavigne; Alain N. Rousseau; Richard Turcotte; Anne-Marie Laroche; Jean-Pierre Fortin; Jean-Pierre Villeneuve

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear non-proliferation regime effectiveness : an integrated methodology for analyzing highly enriched uranium production scenarios at gas centrifuge enrichment plants  

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The dramatic change in the international security environment after the collapse of the bipolar system has had a negative impact on the effectiveness of the existing nuclear non-proliferation regime. Furthermore, the success ...

Kwak, Taeshin (Taeshin S.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Anomalous Temperature Regimes during the Cool Season: Long-term Trends, Low Frequency Mode Modulation and Representation in CMIP5 Simulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During boreal winter, anomalous temperature regimes (ATRs), including cold air outbreaks (CAOs) and warm waves (WWs), provide important societal influences upon the US. The current study analyzes reanalysis and model data for the period 1949 to ...

Rebecca M. Westby; Yun-Young Lee; Robert X. Black

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Numerical and Laboratory Study of a Horizontally Evolving Convective Boundary Layer. Part I: Transition Regimes and Development of the Mixed Layer  

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Results are presented from a large eddy simulation (LES) and wind tunnel study of the turbulence regime in a horizontally evolving sheared atmospheric convective boundary layer (CBL) capped by a temperature inversion. The wind tunnel part of the ...

E. Fedorovich; F. T. M. Nieuwstadt; R. Kaiser

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Observation of Time-domain Rabi Oscillations in the Landau-Zener Regime with a Single Electronic Spin  

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Under resonant conditions, a long sequence of landau-zener transitions can lead to Rabi oscillations. Using a nitrogen-vacancy (NV) center spin in diamond, we investigated the interference between more than 100 Landau-Zener processes. We observed the new type of Rabi oscillations of the electron spin resulting from the interference between successive Landau-Zener processes in various regimes, including both slow and fast passages. The combination of the control techniques and the favorable coherent properties of NV centers provides an excellent experimental platform to study a variety of quantum dynamical phenomena.

Jingwei Zhou; Pu Huang; Qi Zhang; Zixiang Wang; Tian Tan; Xiangkun Xu; Fazhan Shi; Xing Rong; S. Ashhab; Jiangfeng Du

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Single-Photon Entanglement in the keV Regime via Coherent Control of Nuclear Forward Scattering  

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Generation of single-photon entanglement is discussed in nuclear forward scattering. Using successive switchings of the direction of the nuclear hyperfine magnetic field, the coherent scattering of photons on nuclei is controlled such that two signal pulses are generated out of one initial pump pulse. The two time-resolved correlated signal pulses have different polarizations and energy in the keV regime. Spatial separation of the entangled field modes and extraction of the signal from the background can be achieved with the help of state-of-the-art x-ray polarizers and piezoelectric fast steering mirrors.

Adriana Pálffy; Christoph H. Keitel; Jörg Evers

2009-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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The characterization of flow regimes with power spectral density distributions of pressure fluctuations during condensation in smooth and micro-fin tubes  

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This paper presents an objective predictor of the prevailing flow regime during refrigerant condensation inside smooth-, micro-fin and herringbone tubes. The power spectral density (PSD) distribution of the fluctuating condensing pressure signal was used to predict the prevailing flow regime, as opposed to the traditional (and subjective) use of visual-only methods, and/or smooth-tube flow regime maps. The prevailing flow regime was observed by using digital cameras and was validated with the use of the conventional smooth-tube flow regime transition criteria, Froude rate criteria, as well as a new flow regime map that was developed for micro-fin tube condensation. Experimental work was conducted for condensing R-22, R-407C, and R-134a at an average saturation temperature of 40{sup o}C with mass fluxes ranging from 300 to 800kg/m{sup 2}s, and with vapour qualities ranging from 0.85-0.95 at condenser inlet to 0.05-0.15 at condenser outlet. Tests were conducted with one smooth-tube condenser and three micro-fin tube condensers (with helix angles of 10{sup o}, 18{sup o}, and 37{sup o}, respectively). It is shown that the micro-fin tubes cause a delay in the transition from annular to intermittent flow by at least 19% (compared to the smooth tube), thus significantly contributing to the enhancement of heat transfer. (author)

Liebenberg, Leon; Meyer, Josua P. [Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002 (South Africa)

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Collective excitation frequencies and stationary states of trapped dipolar Bose-Einstein condensates in the Thomas-Fermi regime  

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We present a general method for obtaining the exact static solutions and collective excitation frequencies of a trapped Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC) with dipolar atomic interactions in the Thomas-Fermi regime. The method incorporates analytic expressions for the dipolar potential of an arbitrary polynomial density profile, thereby reducing the problem of handling nonlocal dipolar interactions to the solution of algebraic equations. We comprehensively map out the static solutions and excitation modes, including non-cylindrically-symmetric traps, and also the case of negative scattering length where dipolar interactions stabilize an otherwise unstable condensate. The dynamical stability of the excitation modes gives insight into the onset of collapse of a dipolar BEC. We find that global collapse is consistently mediated by an anisotropic quadrupolar collective mode, although there are two trapping regimes in which the BEC is stable against quadrupole fluctuations even as the ratio of the dipolar to s-wave interactions becomes infinite. Motivated by the possibility of a fragmented condensate in a dipolar Bose gas due to the partially attractive interactions, we pay special attention to the scissors modes, which can provide a signature of superfluidity, and identify a long-range restoring force which is peculiar to dipolar systems. As part of the supporting material for this paper we provide the computer program used to make the calculations, including a graphical user interface.

Bijnen, R. M. W. van [Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, NE-5600 MB Eindhoven (Netherlands); Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1 (Canada); Parker, N. G. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1 (Canada); School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT (United Kingdom); Kokkelmans, S. J. J. M. F. [Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, NE-5600 MB Eindhoven (Netherlands); Martin, A. M. [School of Physics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010 (Australia); O'Dell, D. H. J. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M1 (Canada)

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of open source information and commercial satellite imagery for nuclear nonproliferation regime compliance verification by a community of academics  

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The proliferation of nuclear weapons is a great threat to world peace and stability. The question of strengthening the nonproliferation regime has been open for a long period of time. In 1997 the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors (BOG) adopted the Additional Safeguards Protocol. The purpose of the protocol is to enhance the IAEA’s ability to detect undeclared production of fissile materials in member states. However, the IAEA does not always have sufficient human and financial resources to accomplish this task. Developed here is a concept for making use of human and technical resources available in academia that could be used to enhance the IAEA’s mission. The objective of this research was to study the feasibility of an academic community using commercially or publicly available sources of information and products for the purpose of detecting covert facilities and activities intended for the unlawful acquisition of fissile materials or production of nuclear weapons. In this study, the availability and use of commercial satellite imagery systems, commercial computer codes for satellite imagery analysis, Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)verification International Monitoring System (IMS), publicly available information sources such as watchdog groups and press reports, and Customs Services information were explored. A system for integrating these data sources to form conclusions was also developed. The results proved that publicly and commercially available sources of information and data analysis can be a powerful tool in tracking violations in the international nuclear nonproliferation regime and a framework for implementing these tools in academic community was developed. As a result of this study a formation of an International Nonproliferation Monitoring Academic Community (INMAC) is proposed. This would be an independent organization consisting of academics (faculty, staff and students) from both nuclear weapon states (NWS) and non-nuclear weapon states (NNWS). This community analyzes all types of unclassified publicly and commercially available information to aid in detection of violations of the non-proliferation regime. INMAC shares all of this information with the IAEA and the public. Since INMAC is composed solely by members of the academic community, this organization would not demonstrate any biases in its investigations or reporting.

Solodov, Alexander

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recurrence Plot and Recurrence Quantification Analysis Techniques for Detecting a Critical Regime. Examples from Financial Market Indices  

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Recurrence Plot (RP) and Recurrence Quantification Analysis (RQA) are signal numerical analysis methodologies able to work with non linear dynamical systems and non stationarity. Moreover they well evidence changes in the states of a dynamical system. We recall their features and give practical recipes. It is shown that RP and RQA detect the critical regime in financial indices (in analogy with phase transition) before a bubble bursts, whence allowing to estimate the bubble initial time. The analysis is made on DAX and NASDAQ daily closing price between Jan. 1998 and Nov. 2003. DAX is studied in order to set-up overall considerations, and as a support for deducing technical rules. The NASDAQ bubble initial time has been estimated to be on Oct. 19, 1999.

A. Fabretti; M. Ausloos

2004-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Electron self-injection into an evolving plasma bubble: Quasi-monoenergetic laser-plasma acceleration in the blowout regime  

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An electron density bubble driven in a rarefied uniform plasma by a slowly evolving laser pulse goes through periods of adiabatically slow expansions and contractions. Bubble expansion causes robust self-injection of initially quiescent plasma electrons, whereas stabilization and contraction terminate self-injection thus limiting injected charge; concomitant phase space rotation reduces the bunch energy spread. In regimes relevant to experiments with hundred terawatt- to petawatt-class lasers, bubble dynamics and, hence, the self-injection process are governed primarily by the driver evolution. Collective transverse fields of the trapped electron bunch reduce the accelerating gradient and slow down phase space rotation. Bubble expansion followed by stabilization and contraction suppresses the low-energy background and creates a collimated quasi-monoenergetic electron bunch long before dephasing. Nonlinear evolution of the laser pulse (spot size oscillations, self-compression, and front steepening) can also cause continuous self-injection, resulting in a large dark current, degrading the electron beam quality.

Kalmykov, S. Y.; Shadwick, B. A.; Umstadter, D. P. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0299 (United States); Beck, A.; Lefebvre, E. [CEA, DAM, DIF, Arpajon F-91297 (France); Yi, S. A.; Khudik, V. N.; Downer, M. C. [Department of Physics, C1500, niversity of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Equivalence of QCD in the epsilon-regime and chiral Random Matrix Theory with or without chemical potential  

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We prove that QCD in the epsilon-regime of chiral Perturbation Theory is equivalent to chiral Random Matrix Theory for zero and both non-zero real and imaginary chemical potential mu. To this aim we prove a theorem that relates integrals over fermionic and bosonic variables to super-Hermitian or super-Unitary groups also called superbosonization. Our findings extend previous results for the equivalence of the partition functions, spectral densities and the quenched two-point densities. We can show that all k-point density correlation functions agree in both theories for an arbitrary number of quark flavors, for either mu=0 or mu=/=0 taking real or imaginary values. This implies the equivalence for all individual k-th eigenvalue distributions which are particularly useful to determine low energy constants from Lattice QCD with chiral fermions.

Francesco Basile; Gernot Akemann

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Theory of quantum frequency conversion and type-II parametric down-conversion in the high-gain regime  

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Frequency conversion (FC) and type-II parametric down-conversion (PDC) processes serve as basic building blocks for the implementation of quantum optical experiments: type-II PDC enables the efficient creation of quantum states such as photon-number states and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen-states (EPR-states). FC gives rise to technologies enabling efficient atom-photon coupling, ultrafast pulse gates and enhanced detection schemes. However, despite their widespread deployment, their theoretical treatment remains challenging. Especially the multi-photon components in the high-gain regime as well as the explicit time-dependence of the involved Hamiltonians hamper an efficient theoretical description of these nonlinear optical processes. In this paper, we investigate these effects and put forward two models that enable a full description of FC and type-II PDC in the high-gain regime. We present a rigorous numerical model relying on the solution of coupled integro-differential equations that covers the complete dynamics of the process. As an alternative, we develop a simplified model that, at the expense of neglecting time-ordering effects, enables an analytical solution. While the simplified model approximates the correct solution with high fidelity in a broad parameter range, sufficient for many experimental situations, such as FC with low efficiency, entangled photon-pair generation and the heralding of single photons from type-II PDC, our investigations reveal that the rigorous model predicts a decreased performance for FC processes in quantum pulse gate applications and an enhanced EPR-state generation rate during type-II PDC, when EPR squeezing values above 12 dB are considered.

Andreas Christ; Benjamin Brecht; Wolfgang Mauerer; Christine Silberhorn

2012-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Private governance in royalty collection Effectiveness and limitations in tracing GM soybean in Brazil  

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in Brazil Patricio. Mendez del Vilar1 , Carlos Magri Ferreira2 , Juliana Galvarros Bueno Lobo Ribeiro3, Brazil. 3 University of Brasilia, Brazil Summary This paper focuses on the emergence of an institutional innovation along with the diffusion of Genetically Modified Soybean in Brazil. It results in private

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DOE field test produces more oil, royalties from the Green River Formation  

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This paper reviews a waterflood demonstration project that Lomax Exploration Company performed in the Monument Butte area of Utah. The results of this project were so successful that the methodology is being extended to other similar properties of Utah with oil shale deposits. The paper describes the reservoir characterization methods, methods of sampling and analyzing the reservoir data, the cost of designing and performing the waterflood projects, and the future of such a technology on the declining domestic oil production.

Lomax, J.D. [Lomax Energy LLC, Laguna Beach, CA (United States)

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study of Flow Regimes in Multiply-Fractured Horizontal Wells in Tight Gas and Shale Gas Reservoir Systems  

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Various analytical, semi-analytical, and empirical models have been proposed to characterize rate and pressure behavior as a function of time in tight/shale gas systems featuring a horizontal well with multiple hydraulic fractures. Despite a small number of analytical models and published numerical studies there is currently little consensus regarding the large-scale flow behavior over time in such systems. The purpose of this work is to construct a fit-for-purpose numerical simulator which will account for a variety of production features pertinent to these systems, and to use this model to study the effects of various parameters on flow behavior. Specific features examined in this work include hydraulically fractured horizontal wells, multiple porosity and permeability fields, desorption, and micro-scale flow effects. The theoretical basis of the model is described in Chapter I, along with a validation of the model. We employ the numerical simulator to examine various tight gas and shale gas systems and to illustrate and define the various flow regimes which progressively occur over time. We visualize the flow regimes using both specialized plots of rate and pressure functions, as well as high-resolution maps of pressure distributions. The results of this study are described in Chapter II. We use pressure maps to illustrate the initial linear flow into the hydraulic fractures in a tight gas system, transitioning to compound formation linear flow, and then into elliptical flow. We show that flow behavior is dominated by the fracture configuration due to the extremely low permeability of shale. We also explore the possible effect of microscale flow effects on gas effective permeability and subsequent gas species fractionation. We examine the interaction of sorptive diffusion and Knudsen diffusion. We show that microscale porous media can result in a compositional shift in produced gas concentration without the presence of adsorbed gas. The development and implementation of the micro-flow model is documented in Chapter III. This work expands our understanding of flow behavior in tight gas and shale gas systems, where such an understanding may ultimately be used to estimate reservoir properties and reserves in these types of reservoirs.

Freeman, Craig M.

2010-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response of the Kuroshio Extension to Rossby Waves Associated with the 1970s Climate Regime Shift in a High-Resolution Ocean Model  

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The response of the Kuroshio Extension (KE) to large-scale Rossby waves remotely excited by wind stress changes associated with the 1970s climate regime shift is studied using a high-resolution regional ocean model. Two ensemble simulations are ...

Bunmei Taguchi; Shang-Ping Xie; Humio Mitsudera; Atsushi Kubokawa

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effect of turbine-operating regime and adjustment of automated control system on stability and critical area of surge tanks at HPP  

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Materials of the works of several authors who have investigated the effect of turbine-operating regime on the stability of HPP with surge tanks are presented. Anumber of new results are obtained. Analytical relationships that can be used in stability calculations for a number of coefficients are compared with a large amount of actual data.

Murav'ev, O. A. [Moscow State Civil-Engineering University (Russian Federation)

2011-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Transition between breakdown regimes in a temperature-dependent mixture of argon and mercury using 100 kHz excitation  

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The paper examines the breakdown process at 100 kHz in a changing temperature-dependent mixture of Ar and Hg and the associated transitions between breakdown regimes. Each measurement series started at 1400 K, 10 bar of Hg, and 0.05% admixture of Ar and finished by natural cooling at room temperature, 150 mbar of Ar, and 0.01% admixture of Hg. The E/N at breakdown as a function of temperature and gas composition was found to have a particular shape with a peak at 600 K, when Hg makes up for 66% of the gaseous mixture and Ar 34%. This peak was found to be an effect of the mixture itself, not the temperature effects or the possible presence of electronegative species. The analysis has shown that at this frequency both streamer and diffuse breakdown can take place, depending on the temperature and gas composition. Streamer discharges during breakdown are present at high temperatures and high Hg pressure, while at room temperature in 150 mbar of Ar the breakdown has a diffuse nature. In between those two cases, the radius of the discharges during breakdown was found to change in a monotonic manner, covering one order of magnitude from the size typical for streamer discharges to a diffuse discharge comparable to the size of the reactor.

Sobota, A.; Bos, R. A. J. M. van den; Kroesen, G. [Dept. of Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology, Postbus 513, 5600MB Eindhoven (Netherlands); Manders, F. [Philips Innovative Applications, Steenweg op Gierle 417, B-2300 Turnhout (Belgium)

2013-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Multiclass multiserver queueing system in the Halfin-Whitt heavy traffic regime. Asymptotics of the stationary distribution  

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We consider a heterogeneous queueing system consisting of one large pool of $O(r)$ identical servers, where $r\\to\\infty$ is the scaling parameter. The arriving customers belong to one of several classes which determines the service times in the distributional sense. The system is heavily loaded in the Halfin-Whitt sense, namely the nominal utilization is $1-a/\\sqrt{r}$ where $a>0$ is the spare capacity parameter. Our goal is to obtain bounds on the steady state performance metrics such as the number of customers waiting in the queue $Q^r(\\infty)$. While there is a rich literature on deriving process level (transient) scaling limits for such systems, the results for steady state are primarily limited to the single class case. This paper is the first one to address the case of heterogeneity in the steady state regime. Moreover, our results hold for any service policy which does not admit server idling when there are customers waiting in the queue. We assume that the interarrival and service times have exponenti...

Gamarnik, David

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Atomic-scale study of the adsorption of calcium fluoride on Si(100) at low-coverage regime  

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We investigate, experimentally and theoretically, the initial stage of the formation of Ca/Si and Si/F structures that occurs during the adsorption of CaF{sub 2} molecules onto a bare Si(100) surface heated to 1000 K in a low-coverage regime (0.3 monolayer). A low-temperature (5 K) scanning tunneling microscope (STM) is used to observe the topographies and the electronic properties of the exposed silicon surfaces. Our atomic-scale study reveals that several chemical reactions arise during CaF{sub 2} deposition, such as dissociation of the CaF{sub 2} molecules and etching of the surface silicon dimers. The experimental and calculated STM topographies are compared using the density functional theory, and this comparison enables us to identify two types of reacted structures on the Si(100) surface. The first type of observed complex surface structure consists of large islands formed with a semiperiodic sequence of 3 x 2 unit cells. The second one is made of isolated Ca adatoms adsorbed at specific sites on the Si(100)-2 x 1 surface.

Chiaravalloti, Franco; Dujardin, Gerald; Riedel, Damien [Institut des Sciences Moleculaires d'Orsay, UMR 8214, Universite Paris Sud, 91405 Orsay Cedex (France); Pinto, Henry P. [Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi 39217-0510 (United States); Foster, Adam S. [Department of Applied Physics, Aalto Scool of Science, P.O. Box 11100, FI-00076 Aalto (Finland); Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 692, FI-33010 Tampere (Finland)

2011-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Transboundary Regimes Working Paper  

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control, marine pollution, and land-based nonpoint sourcecategories: pollution (marine and land-based), species

raul lejano

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Phytoplankton distributions and species composition across the Texas-Louisiana continental shelf during two flow regimes of the Mississippi River  

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Phytoplankton abundance and species composition were examined over the Texas-Louisiana continental shelf during May 1992 and May 1993, as part of a phytoplankton diversity study funded by the Office of Naval Research. Phytoplankton distribution data were assessed in relation to the hydrography and physical processes on the shelf, which were studied as part of the Texas-Louisiana Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Study (LATEX A). Phytoplankton group distributions from 1992 , which was an average flow year for the Mississippi River, were compared with observations from 1993, which was a record flow year. Water samples for phytoplankton determinations were examined at 22 locations on cross-shelf transacts from 90.5' to 94.0'W longitude. Samples were collected at the surface and the chlorophyll maximum from Niskin bottles attached to a Sea-Bird SBE911plus CTD, preserved in 1% glutaraldehyde, and analyzed using the Uterm6hl method and the inverted-microscope technique. Unique phytoplankton distributions and regionspecific hydrography and physical processes were found on the inner, middle, and outer shelf during both flow regimes. Some differences were found in May 1993 due to the record river discharge. In 1992 and 1993, the inner shelf was diatom dominated, and was characterized by the highest nutrient and lowest safety values. River discharge and associated nutrients were focused by the localized downcoast flow predominant on the inner shelf area during the month of May. Water column stability decreased moving from the eastern part of the shelf to the western part in May 1992. The opposite regime was present in May 1993. Inner shelf nutrient concentrations in May 1993 were approximately double those in May 1992. The increased river discharge in 1993 caused a dramatic shift in dominant diatom species to Skeletonema costatum (Grevifle) Grunow, which is found in a range of salinities, temperatures, and depths. Chain-forming diatom and others were predominant in both years. On the middle shelf, the presence of tychopelagic diatoms reflected the possibility of benthic regeneration of nutrients and resuspension into the upper water column. This flux from the benthos supported the phytoplankton community on the middle shelf, where a near-bottom chlorophyll maximum was found. Lower concentrations of phytoplankton were present on the middle shelf than the inner shelf during both years. The upper 30-70 m of the water column on the middle shelf were found to be oligotrophic, so smaller or more motile cers such as dinoflagenates, microflagellates, and coccolithophorids became more dominant. The outer shelf upper water column was nutrient-poor as well during both years, and dinoflageuates, microflagellates, and coccolithophorids were even more dominant than on the middle shelf. The diatom population decreased more moving from the middle to the outer shelf. Effects of a warm core Loop Current eddy were evident on the outer shelf area. Upwelling processes shallower than 100 m may provide a means of supporting the phytoplankton population at the chlorophyll maximum on the outer shelf. The location of the increased volume of river water across the shelf in May 1993 was identified based on the increase in overall phytoplankton abundance in May 1993.

Bontempi, Paula Susan

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Relativistic Winds from Compact Gamma-ray Sources: I. Radiative Acceleration in the Klein-Nishina Regime  

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We consider the radiative acceleration to relativistic bulk velocities of a cold, optically thin plasma which is exposed to an external source of gamma-rays. The flow is driven by radiative momentum input to the gas, the accelerating force being due to Compton scattering in the relativistic Klein-Nishina limit. The bulk Lorentz factor of the plasma, Gamma, derived as a function of distance from the radiating source, is compared with the corresponding result in the Thomson limit. Depending on the geometry and spectrum of the radiation field, we find that particles are accelerated to the asymptotic Lorentz factor at infinity much more rapidly in the relativistic regime; and the radiation drag is reduced as blueshifted, aberrated photons experience a decreased relativistic cross section and scatter preferentially in the forward direction. The random energy imparted to the plasma by gamma-rays can be converted into bulk motion if the hot particles execute many Larmor orbits before cooling. This `Compton afterburn' may be a supplementary source of momentum if energetic leptons are injected by pair creation, but can be neglected in the case of pure Klein-Nishina scattering. Compton drag by side-scattered radiation is shown to be more important in limiting the bulk Lorentz factor than the finite inertia of the accelerating medium. The processes discussed here may be relevant to a variety of astrophysical situations where luminous compact sources of hard X- and gamma-ray photons are observed, including active galactic nuclei, galactic black hole candidates, and gamma-ray bursts.

Piero Madau; Christopher Thompson

1999-09-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Temperature-dependent dynamical nuclear polarization bistabilities in double quantum dots in the spin-blockade regime  

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The interplay of dynamical nuclear polarization (DNP) and leakage current through a double quantum dot in the spin-blockade regime is analyzed. A finite DNP is built up due to a competition between hyperfine (HF) spin-flip transitions and another inelastic escape mechanism from the triplets, which block transport. We focus on the temperature dependence of the DNP for zero energy-detuning (i.e. equal electrostatic energy of one electron in each dot and a singlet in the right dot). Our main result is the existence of a transition temperature, below which the DNP is bistable, so a hysteretic leakage current versus external magnetic field B appears. This is studied in two cases: (i) Close to the crossing of the three triplet energy levels near B=0, where spin-blockade is lifted due to the inhomogeneity of the effective magnetic field from the nuclei. (ii) At higher B-fields, where the two spin-polarized triplets simultaneously cross two different singlet energy levels. We develop simplified models leading to different transition temperatures T_TT and T_ST for the crossing of the triplet levels and the singlet-triplet level crossings, respectively. We find T_TT analytically to be given solely by the HF couplings, whereas T_ST depends on various parameters and T_ST>T_TT. The key idea behind the existence of the transition temperatures at zero energy-detuning is the suppression of energy absorption compared to emission in the inelastic HF transitions. Finally, by comparing the rate equation results with Monte Carlo simulations, we discuss the importance of having both HF interaction and another escape mechanism from the triplets to induce a finite DNP.

Anders Mathias Lunde; Carlos López-Monís; Ioanna A. Vasiliadou; Luis L. Bonilla; Gloria Platero

2012-11-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Fast chemical reaction in a two-dimensional Navier-Stokes flow: Probability distribution in the initial regime  

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We study an instantaneous bimolecular chemical reaction in a two-dimensional chaotic, incompressible and closed Navier-Stokes flow. Areas of well mixed reactants are initially separated by infinite gradients. We focus on the initial regime, characterized by a well-defined one-dimensional contact line between the reactants. The amount of reactant consumed is given by the diffusive flux along this line, and hence relates directly to its length and to the gradients along it. We show both theoretically and numerically that the probability distribution of the modulus of the gradient of the reactants along this contact line multiplied by {\\kappa} does not depend on the diffusion {\\kappa} and can be inferred, after a few turnover times, from the joint distribution of the finite time Lyapunov exponent {\\lambda} and the frequency 1/{\\tau} . The equivalent time {\\tau} measures the stretching time scale of a Lagrangian parcel in the recent past, while {\\lambda} measures it on the whole chaotic orbit. At smaller times, we predict the shape of this gradient distribution taking into account the initial random orientation between the contact line and the stretching direction. We also show that the probability distribution of the reactants is proportional to {\\kappa} and to the product of the ensemble mean contact line length with the ensemble mean of the inverse of the gradient along it. Besides contributing to the understanding of fast chemistry in chaotic flows, the present study based on a Lagrangian stretching theory approach provides results that pave the way to the development of accurate sub- grid parametrizations in models with insufficient resolution for capturing the length scales relevant to chemical processes, for example in Climate-Chemsitry Models.

Farid Ait-Chaalal; Michel S. Bourqui; Peter Bartello

2011-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

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NEW TWO-DIMENSIONAL MODELS OF SUPERNOVA EXPLOSIONS BY THE NEUTRINO-HEATING MECHANISM: EVIDENCE FOR DIFFERENT INSTABILITY REGIMES IN COLLAPSING STELLAR CORES  

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The neutrino-driven explosion mechanism for core-collapse supernovae in its modern flavor relies on the additional support of hydrodynamical instabilities in achieving shock revival. Two possible candidates, convection and the so-called standing accretion shock instability (SASI), have been proposed for this role. In this paper, we discuss new successful simulations of supernova explosions that shed light on the relative importance of these two instabilities. While convection has so far been observed to grow first in self-consistent hydrodynamical models with multi-group neutrino transport, we here present the first such simulation in which the SASI grows faster while the development of convection is initially inhibited. We illustrate the features of this SASI-dominated regime using an explosion model of a 27 M{sub Sun} progenitor, which is contrasted with a convectively dominated model of an 8.1 M{sub Sun} progenitor with subsolar metallicity, whose early post-bounce behavior is more in line with previous 11.2 M{sub Sun} and 15 M{sub Sun} explosion models. We analyze the conditions discriminating between the two different regimes, showing that a high mass-accretion rate and a short advection timescale are conducive for strong SASI activity. We also briefly discuss some important factors for capturing the SASI-driven regime, such as general relativity, the progenitor structure, a nuclear equation of state leading to a compact proto-neutron star, and the neutrino treatment. Finally, we evaluate possible implications of our findings for two-dimensional and three-dimensional supernova simulations.

Mueller, Bernhard; Janka, Hans-Thomas [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astrophysik, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 1, D-85748 Garching (Germany); Heger, Alexander, E-mail: bjmuellr@mpa-garching.mpg.de, E-mail: thj@mpa-garching.mpg.de, E-mail: alexander.heger@monash.edu [School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, 116 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (United States)

2012-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Response of vegetation to carbon dioxide - effect of elevated levels of CO{sub 2} on winter wheat under two moisture regimes  

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This report deals with the second-year (1985-86) findings of an on going experiment with winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) at different carbon dioxide (CO{sub 2}) levels and under two moisture regimes. The results for the first year are given in the U.S. Department of Energy, Carbon Dioxide Research Division Response of Vegetation to Carbon Dioxide. The purpose of the second year`s experiment was to verify the results of 1984-85. However, based on the performance and the results of 1984-85 experiments, a few modifications were made.

Chaudhuri, U.N.; Burnett, R.B.; Kanemasu, E.T.; Kirkham, M.B.

1987-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

292

Post-closure permit application for the Upper East Fork Poplar Creek hydrogeologic regime at the Y-12 Plant: New Hope Pond and Eastern S-3 ponds plume. Revision 2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The intent of this Post-Closure, Permit Application (PCPA) is to satisfy the post-closure permitting requirements of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Rule 1200-1-11. This application is for the entire Upper East Fork Poplar Creek Hydrogeologic Regime (East Fork Regime), which is within the Bear Creek Valley (BCV). This PCPA has been prepared to include the entire East Fork Regime because, although there are numerous contaminant sources within the regime, the contaminant plumes throughout the East Fork Regime have coalesced and can no longer be distinguished as separate plumes. This PCPA focuses on two recognized Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) interim status units: New Hope Pond (NHP) and the eastern S-3 Ponds plume. This PCPA presents data from groundwater assessment monitoring throughout the regime, performed since 1986. Using this data, this PCPA demonstrates that NHP is not a statistically discernible source of groundwater contaminants and that sites upgradient of NHP are the likely sources of groundwater contamination seen in the NHP vicinity. As such, this PCPA proposes a detection monitoring program to replace the current assessment monitoring program for NHP.

NONE

1995-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Evaluation of Calendar Year 1997 Groundwater and Surface Water Quality Data For The Chestnut Ridge Hydrogeologic Regime At The U.S. Department of Energy Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

SciTech Connect

This report presents an evaluation of the groundwater monitoring data obtained in the Chestnut Ridge Hydrogeologic Regime (Chestnut Ridge Regime) during calendar year (CY) 1997. The Chestnut Ridge Regime encompasses a section of Chestnut Ridge bordered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Y-12 Plant in Bear Creek Valley (BCV) to the north, Scarboro Road to the eas~ Bethel Valley Road to the south, and an unnamed drainage basin southwest of the Y-12 Plant (Figure 1). Groundwater quality monitoring is performed at hazardous and nonhazardous waste management facilities in the regime under the auspices of the Y-12 Plant Groundwater Protection Program (GWPP). The CY 1997 monitoring data are presented in Calendar Year 1997 Annual Groundwater Monitoring Report for the Chestnut Ridge Hydrogeolo~"c Regime at the US. Department of Energy Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee (MA Technical Services, Inc. 1998), which also presents results of site-specific monitoring data evaluations required under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCIL4) post-closure permit (PCP) for the Chestnut Ridge Regime

Jones, S.B.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

TESTS OF GENERAL RELATIVITY IN THE STRONG-GRAVITY REGIME BASED ON X-RAY SPECTROPOLARIMETRIC OBSERVATIONS OF BLACK HOLES IN X-RAY BINARIES  

SciTech Connect

Although general relativity (GR) has been tested extensively in the weak-gravity regime, similar tests in the strong-gravity regime are still missing. In this paper, we explore the possibility to use X-ray spectropolarimetric observations of black holes in X-ray binaries to distinguish between the Kerr metric and the phenomenological metrics introduced by Johannsen and Psaltis (which are not vacuum solutions of Einstein's equation) and thus to test the no-hair theorem of GR. To this end, we have developed a numerical code that calculates the radial brightness profiles of accretion disks and parallel transports the wave vector and polarization vector of photons through the Kerr and non-GR spacetimes. We used the code to predict the observational appearance of GR and non-GR accreting black hole systems. We find that the predicted energy spectra and energy-dependent polarization degree and polarization direction do depend strongly on the underlying spacetime. However, for large regions of the parameter space, the GR and non-GR metrics lead to very similar observational signatures, making it difficult to observationally distinguish between the two types of models.

Krawczynski, Henric [Physics Department and McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, CB 1105, St. Louis, MO 63130 (United States)

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Integrated model for the natural flow regime in the Cerro Prieto hydrothermal system, B. C. , Mexico, based upon petrological and isotope geochemical criteria  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Studies of cuttings and core at Cerro Prieto have now been extended to more than 50 boreholes. The aims of this petrological and isotopic work are to determine the shape of the reservoir, its physical properties, and its temperature distribution and flow regime before the steam field was produced. A map showing the first occurrence of hydrothermal epidote shows a dome-shaped top to the steam-producing zone. The hottest of the mapped mineral zones - the biotite vermiculite zone - shows a dome displaced to the northeast relative to the epidote zone. Patterns of mineral zones observed in wells are consistent with patterns of oxygen isotopic ratios in calcite and quartz. Using both criteria all of the boreholes so far studied were classified as belonging to one of four different regimes. These are: (a) the thermal plume of upward flowing water close to boiling, marked by a regular sequence of prograde mineral zones and large isotopic shifts; (b) the discharge system where fluid leaks to the surface, as indicated by the occurrence of only a few low temperature mineral zones, which extend over large depth intervals with little isotope exchange; (c) the horizontal flow zone, in which boreholes penetrate reversals of both mineral zones and isotope shifts with increasing depth; and (d) the recharge zone where cold water is descending. Plotting these four types of boreholes on a map reveals a simple, consistent, pattern. This is interpreted to have been produced by a thermal plume dipping at 45/sup 0/ to the northeast.

Elders, W.A.; Williams, A.E.; Hoagland, J.R.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Of fish and people: Managerial ecology in Newfoundland and Labrador cod fisheries.  

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??This dissertation aims to understand the history of, and possible alternatives to, managerial responses to socio-ecological issues by examining one of the largest natural resource… (more)

Bavington, Dean Louis Yelwa

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

A Diagnostic Coastal Circulation Model with Application to Conception Bay, Newfoundland  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A diagnostic circulation model is developed for application to coastal regions. The three-dimensional velocity field can be calculated from a specified density field and wind-stress distribution provided transport is given on boundaries where f/H ...

Brad de Young; Richard J. Greatbatch; Kenneth B. Forward

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Current System South and East of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During April–June 1972 three ships conducted a survey of the region between the Grand Banks and the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, including a grid of hydrographic stations, and two long lines of near-bottom current-meter moorings across the Gulf Stream and ...

R. Allyn Clarke; Harry W. Hill; Robert F. Reiniger; Bruce A. Warren

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Generation of tunable, 100-800 MeV quasi-monoenergetic electron beams from a laser-wakefield accelerator in the blowout regime  

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In this paper, we present results on a scalable high-energy electron source based on laser wakefield acceleration. The electron accelerator using 30-80 TW, 30 fs laser pulses, operates in the blowout regime, and produces high-quality, quasi-monoenergetic electron beams in the range 100-800 MeV. These beams have angular divergence of 1-4 mrad, and 5%-25% energy spread, with a resulting brightness 10{sup 11} electrons mm{sup -2} MeV{sup -1} mrad{sup -2}. The beam parameters can be tuned by varying the laser and plasma conditions. The use of a high-quality laser pulse and appropriate target conditions enables optimization of beam quality, concentrating a significant fraction of the accelerated charge into the quasi-monoenergetic component.

Banerjee, S.; Powers, N. D.; Ramanathan, V.; Ghebregziabher, I.; Brown, K. J.; Maharjan, C. M.; Chen, S.; Umstadter, D. P. [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0299 (United States); Beck, A.; Lefebvre, E.; Kalmykov, S. Y.; Shadwick, B. A. [CEA, DAM, DIF, 91297 Arpajon Cedex (France)

2012-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

300

Comparison of nucleon form factors from lattice QCD against the light front cloudy bag model and extrapolation to the physical mass regime  

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We explore the possibility of extrapolating state of the art lattice QCD calculations of nucleon form factors to the physical regime. We find that the lattice results can be reproduced using the light front cloudy bag model by letting its parameters be analytic functions of the quark mass. We then use the model to extend the lattice calculations to large values of Q{sup 2} of interest to current and planned experiments. These functions are also used to define extrapolations to the physical value of the pion mass, thereby allowing us to study how the predicted zero in G{sub E}(Q{sup 2})/G{sub M}(Q{sup 2}) varies as a function of quark mass.

Matevosyan, Hrayr H.; Miller, Gerald A.; Thomas, Anthony W. [Louisiana State University, Department of Physics and Astronomy, 202 Nicholson Hall, Tower Dr., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803 (United States); and Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, Virginia 23606 (United States); University of Washington, Department of Physics, Box 351560, Seattle, Washington 98195-1560 (United States); Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, Virginia 23606 (United States)

2005-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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301

Single shot spatial and temporal coherence properties of the SLAC linac coherent light source in the hard x-ray regime  

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We measured the transverse and longitudinal coherence properties of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) at SLAC in the hard x-ray regime at 9 keV photon energy on a single shot basis. Speckle patterns recorded in the forward direction from colloidal nanoparticles yielded the transverse coherence properties of the focused LCLS beam. Speckle patterns from a gold nanopowder recorded with atomic resolution allowed us to measure the shot-to-shot variations of the spectral properties of the x-ray beam. The focused beam is in the transverse direction fully coherent with a mode number close to 1. The average number of longitudinal modes behind the Si(111) monochromator is about 14.5 and the average coherence time {tau}{sub c} = (2.0 {+-} 1.0) fs. The data suggest a mean x-ray pulse duration of (29 {+-} 14) fs behind the monochromator for (100 {+-} 14) fs long electron pulses.

Gutt, C.; Wochner, P.; Fischer, B.; Conrad, H.; Castro-Colin, M.; Lee, S.; Lehmkuhler, F.; Steinke, I.; Sprung, M.; Roseker, W.; Zhu, D.; Lemke, H.; Bogle, S.; Fuoss, P. H.; Stephenson, G. B.; Cammarata, M.; Fritz, D. M.; Robert, A.; Grubel, G. (Materials Science Division); (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron); (Max-Planck-Institut fur Intelligene Systeme); (LCLS, SLAC Nat. Accelerator Lab.)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Suppressing longitudinal double-layer oscillations by using elliptically polarized laser pulses in the hole-boring radiation pressure acceleration regime  

SciTech Connect

It is shown that well collimated mono-energetic ion beams with a large particle number can be generated in the hole-boring radiation pressure acceleration regime by using an elliptically polarized laser pulse with appropriate theoretically determined laser polarization ratio. Due to the J Multiplication-Sign B effect, the double-layer charge separation region is imbued with hot electrons that prevent ion pileup, thus suppressing the double-layer oscillations. The proposed mechanism is well confirmed by Particle-in-Cell simulations, and after suppressing the longitudinal double-layer oscillations, the ion beams driven by the elliptically polarized lasers own much better energy spectrum than those by circularly polarized lasers.

Wu Dong; Yan, X. Q. [Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Key Laboratory of High Energy Density Physics Simulation, Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Zheng, C. Y.; Zhou, C. T.; He, X. T. [Center for Applied Physics and Technology, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Key Laboratory of High Energy Density Physics Simulation, Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China); Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics, Beijing 100088 (China); Yu, M. Y. [Institute of Fusion Theory and Simulation, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027 (China)

2013-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

303

Investigation of the thermal regime and geologic history of the Cascade volcanic arc: First phase of a program for scientific drilling in the Cascade Range  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A phased, multihole drilling program with associated science is proposed as a means of furthering our understanding of the thermal regime and geologic history of the Cascade Range of Washington, Oregon, and northern California. The information obtained from drilling and ancillary geological and geophysical investigations will contribute to our knowledge in the following general areas: (1) the magnitude of the regional background heat flow of parts of the Quaternary volcanic belt dominated by the most abundant volcanic rock types, basalt and basaltic andesite; (2) the nature of the heat source responsible for the regional heat-flow anomaly; (3) the characteristics of the regional hydrothermal and cold-water circulation; the rates of volcanism for comparison with models for the rate and direction of plate convergence of the Cascades; (5) the history of deformation and volcanism in the volcanic arc that can be related to subduction; (6) the present-day stress regime of the volcanic arc and the relation of these stresses to plate interactions and possible large earthquakes; and the current geometry of the subducted oceanic plate below the Cascade Range and the relationship of the plate to the distribution of heat flow, Quaternary volcanism, and Quaternary deformation. Phase I research will be directed toward a detailed investigation of the Santiam Pass segment. In concert with the Santiam Pass research, a detailed study of the nearby Breitenbush Hot Springs area is also recommended as a component of Phase I. The object of the Breitenbush research is to study one of the hottest known Cascade hydrothermal systems, which coincidentally also has a good geological and geophysical data base. A coordinated program of drilling, sampling, subsurface measurements, and surface surveys will be associated with the drilling of several holes.

Priest, G.R.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Correlated behavior of conductance and phase rigidity in the transition from the weak-coupling to the strong-coupling regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the transmission through different small systems as a function of the coupling strength $v$ to the two attached leads. The leads are identical with only one propagating mode $\\xi^E_C$ in each of them. Besides the conductance $G$, we calculate the phase rigidity $\\rho$ of the scattering wave function $\\Psi^E_C$ in the interior of the system. Most interesting results are obtained in the regime of strongly overlapping resonance states where the crossover from staying to traveling modes takes place. The crossover is characterized by collective effects. Here, the conductance is plateau-like enhanced in some energy regions of finite length while corridors with zero transmission (total reflection) appear in other energy regions. This transmission picture depends only weakly on the spectrum of the closed system. It is caused by the alignment of some resonance states of the system with the propagating modes $\\xi^E_C$ in the leads. The alignment of resonance states takes place stepwise by resonance trapping, i.e. it is accompanied by the decoupling of other resonance states from the continuum of propagating modes. This process is quantitatively described by the phase rigidity $\\rho$ of the scattering wave function. Averaged over energy in the considered energy window, $$ is correlated with $1-$. In the regime of strong coupling, only two short-lived resonance states survive each aligned with one of the channel wave functions $\\xi^E_C$. They may be identified with traveling modes through the system. The remaining $M-2$ trapped narrow resonance states are well separated from one another.

E. N. Bulgakov; I. Rotter; A. F. Sadreev

2007-08-14T23:59:59.000Z

305

Weather Regimes in the Euro-Atlantic and Mediterranean Sector, and Relationship with West African Rainfall over the 1989–2008 Period from a Self-Organizing Maps Approach  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Weather regimes (WRs) have been defined over the Euro-Mediterranean region (15°–70°N, 60°W–60°E) from May to October using the daily sea level pressure, 700-hPa geopotential height, and specific humidity from the European Centre for Medium-Range ...

Irene Polo; Albin Ullmann; Pascal Roucou; Bernard Fontaine

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

First CSDP (Continental Scientific Drilling Program)/thermal regimes core hole project at Valles Caldera, New Mexico (VC-1): Drilling report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report is a review and summary of the core drilling operations of the first Valles Caldera research borehole (VC-1) under the Thermal Regimes element of the Continental Scientific Drilling Program (CSDP). The project is a portion of a broader program that seeks to answer fundamental scientific questions about magma, rock/water interactions, and volcanology through shallow (<1-km) core holes at Long Valley, California; Salton Sea, California; and the Valles Caldera, New Mexico. The report emphasizes coring operations with reference to the stratigraphy of the core hole, core quality description, core rig specifications, and performance. It is intended to guide future research on the core and in the borehole, as well as have applications to other areas and scientific problems in the Valles Caldera. The primary objectives of this Valles Caldera coring effort were (1) to study the hydrogeochemistry of a subsurface geothermal outflow zone of the caldera near the source of convective upflow, (2) to obtain structural and stratigraphic information from intracaldera rock formations in the southern ring-fracture zone, and (3) to obtain continuous core samples through the youngest volcanic unit in Valles Caldera, the Banco Bonito rhyolite (approximately 0.1 Ma). All objectives were met. The high percentage of core recovery and the excellent quality of the samples are especially notable. New field sample (core) handling and documentation procedures were successfully utilized. The procedures were designed to provide consistent field handling of the samples and logs obtained through the national CSDP.

Rowley, J.; Hawkins, W.; Gardner, J. (comps.)

1987-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

Correlated behavior of conductance and phase rigidity in the transition from the weak-coupling to the strong-coupling regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study the transmission through different small systems as a function of the coupling strength $v$ to the two attached leads. The leads are identical with only one propagating mode $\\xi^E_C$ in each of them. Besides the conductance $G$, we calculate the phase rigidity $\\rho$ of the scattering wave function $\\Psi^E_C$ in the interior of the system. Most interesting results are obtained in the regime of strongly overlapping resonance states where the crossover from staying to traveling modes takes place. The crossover is characterized by collective effects. Here, the conductance is plateau-like enhanced in some energy regions of finite length while corridors with zero transmission (total reflection) appear in other energy regions. This transmission picture depends only weakly on the spectrum of the closed system. It is caused by the alignment of some resonance states of the system with the propagating modes $\\xi^E_C$ in the leads. The alignment of resonance states takes place stepwise by resonance trapping, i...

Bulgakov, E N; Sadreev, A F

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Transitions between Baroclinic Flow Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

we use truncated spectral Eady models with two Ekman layers of different strength to investigate the baroclinic flow transitions observed in annulus experiments. Our analysis is both analytical and numerical As the dissipation parameter is varied ...

H-Y. Weng; A. Barcilon; J. Magnan

1986-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Bargaining Regimes and Wage Dispersion  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of differences in capital intensities. High fixed costsi.e. the lower the capital intensity) the higher is 8;. It

Barth, Erling; Zweimuller, Josef

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Calendar year 1993 groundwater quality report for the Upper East Fork Poplar Creek hydrogeologic regime Y-12 Plant, Oak Ridge, Tennessee: 1993 groundwater quality data interpretations and proposed program modifications  

SciTech Connect

This Groundwater Quality Report (GWQR) contains an evaluation of the groundwater quality data obtained during the 1993 calendar year (CY) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Y-12 Plant located on the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) southeast of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (Figure 1). The groundwater quality data are presented in Part 1 of the GWQR submitted by Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc. (Energy Systems) to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) in February 1994 (HSW Environmental Consultants, Inc. 1994a). Groundwater quality data evaluated in this report were obtained at several hazardous and non-hazardous waste management facilities and underground storage tanks (USTS) located within the Upper East Fork Poplar Creek Hydrogeologic Regime (East Fork Regime). The Environmental Management Department of the Y-12 Plant Health, Safety, Environment, and Accountability Organization manages the groundwater monitoring activities in each regime under the auspices of the Y-12 Plant Groundwater Protection Program (GWPP). The purpose of the GWPP is to characterize the hydrogeology and to monitor groundwater quality at the Y-12 Plant and surrounding area to provide for protection of groundwater resources consistent with federal, state, and local requirements and in accordance with DOE Orders and Energy Systems corporate policy. The annual GWQR for the East Fork Regime is completed in two parts. Part 1 consists primarily of data appendices and serves as a reference for the groundwater quality data obtained each CY under the lead of the Y-12 Plant GWPP. Part 2 (this report) contains an evaluation of the data with respect to regime-wide groundwater quality, presents the findings and status of ongoing hydrogeologic studies, describes changes in monitoring priorities, and presents planned modifications to the groundwater sampling and analysis program for the following calendar year.

NONE

1994-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

The Tragedy of Enclosure: Fish, Fisheries Science, and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1920-1960  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Biological Collapse of Atlantic Cod Off Newfoundland andSociological Analysis of Northern Cod Stock Assessments fromThe Biological Collapse of Atlantic Cod off Newfoundland and

Finley, Mary C.

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Abstract, Joint Annual Meeting of the Geological Association of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada, St John's, Newfoundland, May 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

SANDSTONES OVERLYING THE CONCEALED PHOENIX URANIUM DEPOSIT, ATHABASCA BASIN, CANADA M. Power1 , K. Hattori1 and C. Sorba2 1 Dept. Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5 2 Denison Mines Corp., 200-230 22nd St East, Saskatoon, SK, S7K 0E9 The Wheeler River Property, host of Denison Mine

313

Spawning patterns and retention and dispersal of early life stages of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in a Newfoundland fjord.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Ichthyoplankton and hydroacoustic surveys were used to examine Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) distribution and behaviour as well as cod egg abundance and distribution during spring… (more)

Knickle, David Craig.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Coalbed methane could cut India`s energy deficit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Foreign interest in upcoming Indian coalbed methane (CBM) concession rounds will depend on prospect quality, fiscal regime attractiveness, and perceptions interested parties will have concerning the government`s willingness to promote development. The more liberal tax and royalty provisions for foreign producers announced by the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas indicate that India is interested in attracting international CBM investments. This article examines the potential for developing the country`s large CBM resource base, estimated between 30 tcf (250 billion cu m) and 144 tcf (4 trillion cu m) of gas. It also provides an overview of the current contractual and regulatory framework governing CBM development.

Kelafant, J. [Advanced Resources International Inc., Arlington, VA (United States); Stern, M. [MathTech International Inc., Arlington, VA (United States)

1998-05-25T23:59:59.000Z

315

Coastal zone wind energy. Part I. Potential wind power density fields based on 3-D model simulations of the dominant wind regimes for three east and Gulf coast areas  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The results of applying a numerical model of the atmosphere to the problem of locating areas of maximum wind power are presented. Three US coastal regions, of approximately 10/sup 5/ km/sup 2/ area each, are investigated. For each region the spatial distribution of daily average power density (W m/sup -2/) for the lowest 100 m of the atmosphere is given for the three most prevalent weather regimes. These distributions are then combined to form an estimate of the annual average power density for each region. Comparisons with long-term climatological data at stations within each region show good agreement between model estimated and observed wind power density for two of the three regions studied.

Garstang, M.; Pielke, R.A.; Snow, J.W.

1980-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Nonlinear Regimes of Baroclinic Boundary Currents  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A process study is conducted on the evolution of boundary currents in a two-layer quasigeostrophic model on the f plane. These currents are composed of two strips of uniform potential vorticity (PV), one in each layer, and both hugging the coast. ...

Xavier J. Capet; Xavier J. Carton

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Further Study on Atmospheric Lapse Rate Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lapse rate, moist adiabatic lapse rate and the critical lapse rate for baroclinic adjustment are calculated as was done by Stone and Carlson using a different data set covering both hemispheres. Results show very good agreement in low latitudes, ...

Shi-Keng Yang; G. Louis Smith

1985-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Climatic Regimes of Tropical Convection and Rainfall  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Annual distribution and phase propagation of tropical convection are delineated using harmonic and amplitude-phase characteristics analysis of climatological pentad mean outgoing longwave radiation and monthly frequencies of highly reflective ...

Bin Wang

1994-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

ORIGINAL PAPER Flow regime affects building behaviour  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are many and varied. For instance, nests may prevent desiccation (Biju 2009), aid in thermoregula- tion the season to optimise solar radiation (Burton 2006). Likewise, nest builders can alter the location of nests

Jennions, Michael

320

Plasmonic interactions in the quantum tunnelling regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to new discoveries and original applications. It is not surprising then that plasmonic interactions in nanosystems already have a wide-ranging and rapidly expanding list of research level applications, for example, in metamaterials [4], solar cells [5... of potentially revolutionary ‘real-world’ applications, for example in energy pro- duction [10], medicine [11], computing [12] and optics [13]. To this end, top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication techniques continue to produce ever smaller, more intricate...

Savage, Kevin John

2012-11-13T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Quantum plasma effects in the classical regime  

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For quantum effects to be significant in plasmas it is often assumed that the temperature over density ratio must be small. In this paper we challenge this assumption by considering the contribution to the dynamics from the electron spin properties. As a starting point we consider a multicomponent plasma model, where electrons with spin up and spin down are regarded as different fluids. By studying the propagation of Alfv\\'{e}n wave solitons we demonstrate that quantum effects can survive in a relatively high-temperature plasma. The consequences of our results are discussed.

G. Brodin; M. Marklund; G. Manfredi

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Predicting Global Failure Regimes in Complex Information ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... While we continue to work on unconventional Markov representations in an effort to capture complex feedback paths, we have also identified a ...

2012-06-11T23:59:59.000Z

323

Communications in the observation limited regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We consider the design of communications systems when the principal cost is observing the channel, as opposed to transmit energy per bit or spectral efficiency. This is motivated by energy constrained communications devices ...

Bhardwaj, Manish, 1976-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

doi:10.1017/S0022112005006026 Printed in the United Kingdom 1 Aerodynamic effects in the break-up of liquid jets: on the first wind-induced break-up regime  

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We present both numerical and analytical results from a spatial stability analysis of the coupled gas–liquid hydrodynamic equations governing the first wind-induced (FWI) liquid-jet break-up regime. Our study shows that an accurate evaluation of the growth rate of instabilities developing in a liquid jet discharging into a still gaseous atmosphere requires gas viscosity to be included in the stability equations even for low Weg, whereWeg = ?g U 2 l R0/?,and?g,Ul,R0 and ? are the gas density, the liquid injection velocity, the jet radius and the surface tension coefficient, respectively. The numerical results of the complete set of equations, in which the effect of viscosity in the gas perturbations is treated self-consistently for the first time, are in accordance with recently reported experimental growth rates. This permits us to conclude that the simple stability analysis presented here can be used to predict experimental results. Moreover, in order to throw light on the physical role played by the gas viscosity in the liquid-jet break-up process, we have considered the limiting case of very high Reynolds numbers and performed an asymptotic analysis which provides us with a parameter, ?, that measures the relative importance of viscous effects in the gas perturbations. The criterion |?|?1, with ? computed aprioriusing only the much simpler inviscid stability results is a guide to assess the accuracy of a stability analysis in which viscous diffusion is neglected. We have also been able to explain the origin of the ad hoc constant 0.175 introduced by Sterling & Sleicher (J. Fluid Mech. vol. 68, 1975, p. 477) to correct the discrepancies between Weber’s results (Z. Angew. Math.

J. M. Gordillo; M. P Érez-saborid

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

Hydrological Land Surface Response in a Tropical Regime and a Midlatitudinal Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A statistical–dynamical study was performed on the role of hydrometeorological interactions in the midlatitudes and the semiarid Tropics. For this, observations from two field experiments, the First International Satellite Land Surface ...

Devdutta S. Niyogi; Yongkang Xue; Sethu Raman

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

Hydrological land surface response in a tropical regime and a midlatitudinal regime  

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Technometrics, 31, 469–473. Makela, A. , F. Berninger, andfeedback is expected (Makela et al. 1996; Brubaker and

Niyogi, Dev; Xue, Yongkang; Raman, Sethu

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Multiple Flow Regimes in the Northern Hemisphere Winter. Part II: Sectorial Regimes and Preferred Transitions  

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This paper presents an observational analysis of recurrent flow patterns in the Northern Hemisphere (NH) winter, based on a 37-year series of daily 700-mb height anomalies. Large-scale anomaly patterns that appear repeatedly and persist beyond ...

Masahide Kimoto; Michael Ghil

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Audit Report: OAS-M-05-05 | Department of Energy  

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

Report: OAS-M-05-05 May 10, 2005 Management Controls over Patent and Royalty Income at Ames Laboratory The Ames Laboratory did not control royalty income resulting from the...

329

art laboratory, part resort and part architectural gem, Fusionopolis is Singapore's  

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and royalties. Lim explains that, as China, India and other regional competitors move into generic drugs and low

Bustamante, Fabián E.

330

Los Alamos  

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this article, the publisher recognizes that the U.S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free

National Laboratory Los; Los Alamos; Iain Mccreary; Steven R. Booth

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

he Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog pro-  

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purposes; since oil production began there in 1923, income from mineral leases and royalties has also been

Gelfond, Michael

332

Making Memorial University's Policy Database and Website work for you The policy website at Memorial University of Newfoundland contains a database of policy and procedure  

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and press Enter. The Search looks within the Policy title, the Policy Purpose, Policy Scope and all the text, but which may help locate a policy. The search uses both the index of terms as well as string matching. You of browse and search features to help you get the most out of the site. Its navigation is designed to rely

Oyet, Alwell

333

Canadian oilsands, heavy oil poised for surge in development  

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Operators in Canada`s oilsands and heavy oil regions are on the brink of a period of growth that could last well into the next century. Several factors are combining in a scenario a National Task Force report on oilsands says could dramatically increase investment and production in the next 25 years. By then, massive oilsands and heavy oil reserves in northern Alberta could account for as much as 50%--perhaps more--of Canada`s oil production. Technological improvements in recovery and processing have slashed production costs and put nonconventional oil on a more competitive footing with declining reserves of conventional crude in western Canada. At the same time, persistent lobbying by industry and a well researched national study have persuaded federal and provincial governments to introduce a new royalty and fiscal regime designed to bolster oilsands investment. New policies give clear incentives to investors to put money into oilsands and heavy oil projects. Policies also will provide a generic tax treatment for all new projects, long a major objective of oilsands promoters. Previously, royalty and tax agreements were negotiated for project case by case. This paper reviews the resource base and the new operational developments resulting from these policies.

NONE

1996-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

334

Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy  

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

Systems Integrator Transportation Utility Alternative Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Newfoundland...

335

4.FUNC FOOD/NUTRACEUTICALS  

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This paper is by Fereidoon Shahidi of the Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, Canada.

336

Weather Regimes and Forecast Errors in the Pacific Northwest  

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Despite overall improvements in numerical weather prediction and data assimilation, large short-term forecast errors of sea level pressure and 2-m temperature still occur. This is especially true for the west coast of North America where short-...

Lynn A. McMurdie; Joseph H. Casola

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Geostrophic Regimes, Intermediate Solitary Vortices and Jovian Eddies  

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We examine the relevance to Jupiter's atmosphere of the solitary vortices favored at scales intermediate to those of the quasi-geostrophic (QG) and planetary-geostrophic motions. Horizontal divergence plays a crucial role in the intermediate-...

Gareth P. Williams; Toshio Yamagata

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Democracy from Above: Regime Transition in the Kingdom of Bhutan  

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85% 87.5% n/a 79% 75% Agricultural contribution to GDP 56% 45% 38% 27% 22% Manufacturing contribution to GDP 4% 6% 9% 6% n/a Primary energy consumption14 (quadrillion Btu) 0 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02 Sources: Planning Commission of Bhutan, World... 14 Primary energy includes petroleum, dry natural gas and coal, and net hydroelectric, solar, geothermal, wind, and wood and waste electricity. Also includes net electricity imports. 15 Acemoglu, D & Robinson, J. A. (2005). Economic Origins of 28...

Sinpeng, Aim

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Oxygen Isotope Evidence For Past And Present Hydrothermal Regimes...  

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oxygen isotope compositions of cores and cuttings from Long Valley exploration wells show that the Bishop Tuff has been an important reservoir for both fossil and active...

340

Drug Use and Drug Policy in a Prohibition Regime  

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Heroin/opiates MacCoun and Martin - 2/4/2008 - 41 Otherstory_268000326.html. MacCoun and Martin - 2/4/2008 - 29Toward a drugs MacCoun and Martin - 2/4/2008 - 32 and crime

MacCoun, Robert; Martin, Karin D.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2.3.6. Instrument calibration over a regime  

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... A quadratic fit to the loadcell data produces the calibration curve that is shown as the solid line. For a future measurement with the load cell, Y ...

2012-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

342

The design of environmental regimes: Social construction, contextuality, and improvisation  

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control, marine pollution, and land-based nonpoint sourcecategories: pollution (marine and land-based), species

Lejano

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

The design of environmental regimes: Social construction, contextuality, and improvisation  

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control, marine pollution, and land-based nonpoint sourcecategories: pollution (marine and land-based), species

Raul A. Lejano

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

Continental-Scale Simulation of the Antarctic Katabatic Wind Regime  

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Katabatic winds are a common feature of the lower Antarctic atmosphere. Although these drainage flows are quite shallow, there is increasing evidence that the low-level circulations are an important component in establishing large-scale ...

Thomas R. Parish; David H. Bromwich

1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

345

Mesoscale Wind Regimes in Chile at 30°S  

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In November of 1999, four permanent surface stations were installed in the vicinity of the surface ozone monitoring station on the summit of the Cerro Tololo (2200 m MSL) in Chile at 30°S. These stations were used to study the atmospheric flow ...

Norbert Kalthoff; Inge Bischoff-Gauß; Melitta Fiebig-Wittmaack; Franz Fiedler; Jutta Thürauf; Enrique Novoa; Clotilde Pizarro; Rubén Castillo; Laura Gallardo; Roberto Rondanelli; Martin Kohler

2002-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Two-Fluid Modification into Monotonic Heating Regime ...  

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... equilibration. The experiment can be performed using just a simple thermostat and a one-channel temperature recorder. ...

2006-07-20T23:59:59.000Z

347

Weak and strong regimes of incompressible magnetohydrodynamic turbulence  

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It is shown that in the framework of the weak turbulence theory, the autocorrelation and cascade time scales are always of the same order of magnitude. This means that, contrary to the general belief, any model of turbulence that implies a large number of collisions among wave packets for an efficient energy cascade (such as the Iroshnikov-Kraichnan model) is not compatible with the weak turbulence theory.

Gogoberidze, G. [Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, K. U. Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200B, 3001 Leuven (Belgium); Georgian National Astrophysical Observatory, 2a Kazbegi Ave., 0160 Tbilisi, Georgia (United States); Mahajan, S. M. [Institute for Fusion Studies, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78712 (United States); Poedts, S. [Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, K. U. Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200B, 3001 Leuven (Belgium)

2009-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

348

AFTER BROWNE: The New Competitive Regime for English Higher Education  

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s Proposals for Higher Education Funding and StudentAn Analysis Oxford: Higher Education Policy Institute.and Medow, J. (2010) Global Higher Education Rankings 2010:

Roger Brown

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

Lattice Monte Carlo Determination of Harrison Kinetics Regimes for ...  

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Conference Tools for 2012 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition ... Cluster Expansion Methods - Progress and Outlook · Coarsening of Bicontinuous Two- Phase ... Fully Ab Initio Determination of Free Energies: Where Do We Stand? Generalized ...

350

On Operational Power Reactor Regime and Ignited Spherical Tokamaks  

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, 2003 version of the "cold" magnetic "Fusion without ignition" in the next 35 years, the talk.-Pitersburg, St.-Pitersburg, RF % Insutute of Nuclear Fusion, RRC "Kurchatov Ins.", Moscow, RF & Vyoptics, Inc for magnetic fusion, OPRR requires a low recycling and wall-stabilized high- plasma. Because of the small

Zakharov, Leonid E.

351

High Biomass Low Export Regimes in the Southern Ocean  

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Z.I. , 2004. Southern ocean iron enrichment experiment:in the surface global ocean based on Moderate-Resolutionof Geophysical Research-Oceans 110 (C7). Bé, A.W.H. ,

Lam, Phoebe J.; Bishop, James K.B.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and regime theories .  

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??Since the beginning of the atomic age, nuclear weapons proliferation has been on of the major security issues facing the international society, and a growing… (more)

Søndenaa, Erik

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Using Biofuel Tracers to Study Alternative Combustion Regimes  

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1979. J.B. Heywood, Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals.Ignition Engine with Optimal Combustion Control. ” US PatentIntroduction to Internal Combustion Engines (3rd Edition).

Mack, John Hunter; Flowers, Daniel L.; Buchholz, Bruce A.; Dibble, Robert W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

Dipolar collisions of polar molecules in the quantum regime  

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Ultracold polar molecules offer the possibility of exploring quantum gases with interparticle interactions that are strong, long-range, and spatially anisotropic. This is in stark contrast to the dilute gases of ultracold atoms, which have isotropic and extremely short-range, or "contact", interactions. The large electric dipole moment of polar molecules can be tuned with an external electric field; this provides unique opportunities such as control of ultracold chemical reactions, quantum information processing, and the realization of novel quantum many-body systems. In spite of intense experimental efforts aimed at observing the influence of dipoles on ultracold molecules, only recently have sufficiently high densities been achieved. Here, we report the observation of dipolar collisions in an ultracold molecular gas prepared close to quantum degeneracy. For modest values of an applied electric field, we observe a dramatic increase in the loss rate of fermionic KRb molecules due to ultrcold chemical reactions. We find that the loss rate has a steep power-law dependence on the induced electric dipole moment, and we show that this dependence can be understood with a relatively simple model based on quantum threshold laws for scattering of fermionic polar molecules. We directly observe the spatial anisotropy of the dipolar interaction as manifested in measurements of the thermodynamics of the dipolar gas. These results demonstrate how the long-range dipolar interaction can be used for electric-field control of chemical reaction rates in an ultracold polar molecule gas. The large loss rates in an applied electric field suggest that creating a long-lived ensemble of ultracold polar molecules may require confinement in a two-dimensional trap geometry to suppress the influence of the attractive dipolar interactions.

K. -K. Ni; S. Ospelkaus; D. Wang; G. Quemener; B. Neyenhuis; M. H. G. de Miranda; J. L. Bohn; J. Ye; D. S. Jin

2010-01-16T23:59:59.000Z

355

Probabilistic state estimation in regimes of nonlinear error growth  

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State estimation, or data assimilation as it is often called, is a key component of numerical weather prediction (NWP). Nearly all implementable methods of state estimation suitable for NWP are forced to assume that errors ...

Lawson, W. Gregory, 1975-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Hugoniot Data for Helium in the Ionization Regime  

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Hugoniot data were obtained for fluid He in the 100 GPa pressure range by shock compression of samples statically precompressed in diamond-anvil cells. The initial (precompressed) He density ({rho}{sub 1}) for each experiment was tuned to a value between {rho}{sub 0L}=}3{rho}{sub 0L} (i.e., {rho}/{rho}{sub 0L}{>=}12). Data show an increase in compressibility at the onset of ionization, similar to theoretical predictions.

Eggert, J.; Celliers, P. M.; Hicks, D. G.; Collins, G. W. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); Brygoo, S. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); Departement de Physique, Theorique et Applications, CEA, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, 91680 Bruyeres-le-Chatel (France); Loubeyre, P. [Departement de Physique, Theorique et Applications, CEA, Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, 91680 Bruyeres-le-Chatel (France); McWilliams, R. S. [Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California 94551 (United States); University of California, Berkeley, California (United States); Boehly, T. R. [Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (United States); Jeanloz, R. [University of California, Berkeley, California (United States)

2008-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

357

DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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have declared war on the foreign oil companies they hold2004. “Saving Iraq from Its Oil,” Foreign Affairs, 77.Oil states are ‘honey pots’ – ones to be raided by all actors, foreign and

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

High Biomass Low Export Regimes in the Southern Ocean  

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Research-Oceans 106 (C12) Volk, T. , Hoffert, M.I. , 1985.in the atmosphere (Volk and Hoffert 1985), understanding the

Lam, Phoebe J.; Bishop, James K.B.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Interconnect scaling into the sub-10nm regime  

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Scaling of conventional interconnects faces two major challenges: increased effective copper resistivity at nano-scale linewidth, and degraded copper wire reliability at higher current density. Analysis shows that when the linewidth of Cu wire scales ...

Xiangyu Chen; Jiale Liang; H.-S. Philip Wong

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Applied Modeling of Surface Fluxes under Different Stability Regimes  

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In this study various surface layer parameters, fluxes, and eddy diffusivity profiles have been estimated by making use of routine meteorological data for both unstable and stable conditions. Several empirical relationships for estimating ...

Manju Mohan; T. A. Siddiqui

1998-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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years ago in Caracas, Venezuela. “It brings trouble. ” Whilebecome democratic, as Venezuela demonstrated in 1958. Butdemocracies like Venezuela’s restricted partiocracy. These

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Shifting Interest Regimes of the Working Classes in Latin America  

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although Mexico and Venezuela were exceptions. More8 in Peru, and 12 in Venezuela. 8 This rise in the informalin Argentina, Chile, Peru, and Venezuela . Findings reported

Berins Collier, Ruth; Handlin, Samuel P.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Lattice Boltzmann modeling of microchannel flow in slip flow regime  

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We present the lattice Boltzmann equation (LBE) with multiple relaxation times (MRT) to simulate pressure-driven gaseous flow in a long microchannel. We obtain analytic solutions of the MRT-LBE with various boundary conditions for the incompressible ... Keywords: Gas flow through microchannel, Lattice Boltzmann equation with multiple relaxation times, Slip flow

Frederik Verhaeghe; Li-Shi Luo; Bart Blanpain

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Geostrophic Regimes on a Sphere and a Beta Plane  

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A general geostrophic equation is derived for a shallow layer of fluid on a sphere. This equation encompasses the planetary, intermediate, and quasi-forms of geostrophy and produces their equations directly when the appropriate parametric ...

Gareth P. Williams

1985-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

The Operating Regime Approach to Nonlinear Modelling and Control  

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Johansen,T.A. Murray-Smith,R. Multiple Model Approaches to Modelling and Control pp 3-72 Taylor and Francis

Johansen, T.A.; Murray-Smith, R.

366

GAINS: an interactive tool for assessing international GHG mitigation regimes  

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Mitigating greenhouse gases (GHGs) is key to reducing the longterm impacts of climate change. In this paper we present the GAINS system, i.e. a data warehouse with an online integrated assessment model that is already used in various international policy ... Keywords: GAINS, data warehouse

Thanh Binh Nguyen; Fabian Wagner; Wolfgang Schoepp

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

On Investment-Consumption with Regime-Switching  

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In a continuous time stochastic economy, this paper considers the problem of consumption and investment in a financial market in which the representative investor exhibits a change in the discount rate. The investment opportunities are a stock and a riskless account. The market coefficients and discount factor switches according to a finite state Markov chain. The change in the discount rate leads to time inconsistencies of the investor's decisions. The randomness in our model is driven by a Brownian motion and Markov chain. Following Ekeland etc (2008) we introduce and characterize the equilibrium policies for power utility functions. Moreover, they are computed in closed form for logarithmic utility function. We show that a higher discount rate leads to a higher equilibrium consumption rate. Numerical experiments show the effect of both time preference and risk aversion on the equilibrium policies.

Pirvu, Traian A

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

The Southern Annular Mode Seen through Weather Regimes  

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This article investigates the prominent features of the Southern Hemisphere (south of 20°S) atmospheric circulation when extracted using EOF analysis and a k-means clustering algorithm. The focus is on the southern annular mode (SAM), the nature ...

Benjamin Pohl; Nicolas Fauchereau

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

An Investigation of Flow Regimes Affecting the Mexico City Region  

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The Regional Atmospheric Modeling System (RAMS) is used to investigate the detailed mesoscale flow structure over the Mexico City region for a 3-day period in February 1991. The model simulation is compared with rawinsonde and tethersonde profile ...

James E. Bossert

1997-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

The DOE Thermal Regimes Drilling Program through 1987  

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In response to strong endorsement from the scientific community, in the form of a report by the Continental Scientific Drilling Committee of the National Academy of Sciences (CSDC, 1984), the Office of Basic Energy Sciences of the DOE undertook a program of investigations of young magmatic intrusions and their associated thermal systems. To date, the effort has encompassed the first phases of a program to investigate the roots of active hydrothermal systems and has also investigated the thermal, chemical, and mechanical behavior of geologically recent (less than 600 years) magmatic extrusions. Shallow to intermediate-depth holes have been drilled and cored into hydrothermal systems in the silicic Valles and Long Valley calderas and at the crustal spreading center of the Salton Trough. These projects are briefly summarized here and are covered in greater detail in the accompanying appendices.

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1988-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Exclusive neutral pion electroproduction in the deeply virtual regime  

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We present measurements of the ep ? ep?0 [ep pi superscript 0] cross section extracted at two values of four-momentum transfer

Gayou, Olivier

372

DIFFUSIVE SHOCK ACCELERATION IN TEST-PARTICLE REGIME  

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We examine the test-particle solution for diffusive shock acceleration, based on simple models for thermal leakage injection and Alfvenic drift. The critical injection rate, {xi}{sub c}, above which the cosmic-ray (CR) pressure becomes dynamically significant depends mainly on the sonic shock Mach number, M, and preshock gas temperature, T{sub 1}. In the hot-phase interstellar medium (ISM) and intracluster medium, {xi}{sub c} {approx} 10. For T{sub 1} = 10{sup 6} K, for example, the test-particle solution would be valid if the injection momentum p{sub inj} >3.8p{sub th} (where p{sub th} is thermal momentum). This leads to a postshock CR pressure less than 10% of the shock ram pressure. If the Alfven speed is comparable to the sound speed in the preshock flow, as in the hot-phase ISM, the power-law slope of CR spectrum can be significantly softer than the canonical test-particle slope. Then, the CR spectrum at the shock can be approximated by the revised test-particle power law with an exponential cutoff at the highest accelerated momentum, p{sub max}(t). An analytic form of the exponential cutoff is also suggested.

Kang, Hyesung [Department of Earth Sciences, Pusan National University, Pusan 609-735 (Korea, Republic of); Ryu, Dongsu, E-mail: kang@uju.es.pusan.ac.k, E-mail: ryu@canopus.cnu.ac.k [Department of Astronomy and Space Science, Chungnam National University, Daejeon 305-764 (Korea, Republic of)

2010-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

373

Using Biofuel Tracers to Study Alternative Combustion Regimes  

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Wood, “Investigation of the Fate of Specific Hydrocarbon Fuel Components in Diesel Engine Combustion”

Mack, John Hunter; Flowers, Daniel L.; Buchholz, Bruce A.; Dibble, Robert W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Rheology of Discrete Failure Regimes of Anisotropic Sea Ice  

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A rheological model of sea ice is presented that incorporates the orientational distribution of ice thickness in leads embedded in isotropic floe ice. Sea ice internal stress is determined by coulombic, ridging and tensile failure at orientations ...

Alexander V. Wilchinsky; Daniel L. Feltham

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Using Biofuel Tracers to Study Alternative Combustion Regimes  

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Section B (NIMB) Using Biofuel Tracers to Study Alternativeinjection. We investigate biofuel HCCI combustion, and use

Mack, John Hunter; Flowers, Daniel L.; Buchholz, Bruce A.; Dibble, Robert W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

The evolution of a climate regime: Kyoto to Marrakech  

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At meetings in Bonn and Marrakech in 2001, the Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change broke through an impasse on the detailed provisions needed to allow the Kyoto Protocol to enter into ...

Babiker, Mustafa H.M.; Jacoby, Henry D.; Reilly, John M.; Reiner, David M.

377

CSEM WP 128 Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes  

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sales reflect a "pent-up" demand for natural gas capacity, held in check during earlier years surrounding 4 #12;the "Oil Crisis," severely limited the use of natural gas fuelled generators by electric-burning" technologies. With natural gas turbines less polluting than generators driven by coal boilers, the Clean Air

California at Berkeley. University of

378

Bringing Transportation into a Cap-and-Trade Regime  

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The U.S. may at some point adopt a national cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases, and if and when that happens the system of CAFE regulation of vehicle design very likely could still be in place. Imposed independently ...

Ellerman, A. Denny.

379

Anatomy of the giant component: The strictly supercritical regime  

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In a recent work of the authors and Kim, we derived a complete description of the largest component of the Erd\\H{o}s-R\\'enyi random graph $G(n,p)$ as it emerges from the critical window, i.e. for $p = (1+\\epsilon)/n$ where $\\epsilon^3 n \\to\\infty$ and $\\epsilon=o(1)$, in terms of a tractable contiguous model. Here we provide the analogous description for the supercritical giant component, i.e., the largest component of $G(n,p)$ for $p = \\lambda/n$ where $\\lambda>1$ is fixed. The contiguous model is roughly as follows: Take a random degree sequence and sample a random multigraph with these degrees to arrive at the kernel; Replace the edges by paths whose lengths are i.i.d. geometric variables to arrive at the 2-core; Attach i.i.d. Poisson Galton-Watson trees to the vertices for the final giant component. As in the case of the emerging giant, we obtain this result via a sequence of contiguity arguments at the heart of which are Kim's Poisson-cloning method and the Pittel-Wormald local limit theorems.

Ding, Jian; Peres, Yuval

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Stability Regimes of Turbulent Nitrogen-Diluted Hydrogen Jet Flames  

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One option for combustion in zero-emission Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) power plants is non-premixed combustion of nitrogen-diluted hydrogen in air. An important aspect to non-premixed combustion is flame stability or anchoring, though only a few fundamental stability studies of these flames have taken place to date. The following paper presents the results of experiments investigating the effects of nitrogen diluent fraction, jet diameter, and exit velocity on the static stability limits of a turbulent hydrogen jet flame issuing from a thin-lipped tube into a quiescent atmosphere. Four different stability limits are observed: detachment from the burner lip, reattachment to the burner lip, transition from a laminar lifted flame base to blowout or to a turbulent lifted flame, and transition from a turbulent lifted flame to blowout. The applicability of existing theories and correlations to the stability results is discussed. These results are an important step in assessing the viability of a non-premixed combustion approach using hydrogen diluted with nitrogen as a fuel.

Weiland, N.T.; Strakey, P.A.

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Scaling Laws and Regime Transitions of Macroturbulence in Dry Atmospheres  

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In simulations of a wide range of circulations with an idealized general circulation model, clear scaling laws of dry atmospheric macroturbulence emerge that are consistent with nonlinear eddy–eddy interactions being weak. The simulations span ...

Tapio Schneider; Christopher C. Walker

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Type Ia Supernova: Burning and Detonation in the Distributed Regime  

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A simple, semi-analytic representation is developed for nuclear burning in Type Ia supernovae in the special case where turbulent eddies completely disrupt the flame. The speed and width of the ``distributed'' flame front are derived. For the conditions considered, the burning front can be considered as a turbulent flame brush composed of corrugated sheets of well-mixed flames. These flames are assumed to have a quasi-steady-state structure similar to the laminar flame structure, but controlled by turbulent diffusion. Detonations cannot appear in the system as long as distributed flames are still quasi-steady-state, but this condition is violated when the distributed flame width becomes comparable to the size of largest turbulent eddies. When this happens, a transition to detonation may occur. For current best estimates of the turbulent energy, the most likely density for the transition to detonation is in the range 0.5 - 1.5 x 10^7 g cm^{-3}.

S. E. Woosley

2007-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

383

Dynamical regimes and learning properties of evolved Boolean networks  

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Boolean networks (BNs) have been mainly considered as genetic regulatory network models and are the subject of notable works in complex systems biology literature. Nevertheless, in spite of their similarities with neural networks, their potential as ... Keywords: Boolean networks, Density classification problem, Machine learning, Metaheuristics, State-controlled Boolean network

Stefano Benedettini; Marco Villani; Andrea Roli; Roberto Serra; Mattia Manfroni; Antonio Gagliardi; Carlo Pinciroli; Mauro Birattari

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Head/disk interface tribology in the nanometer regime  

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setup of our measurement system, the vertical laser Dopplerlaser Doppler vibrometry… … … … … … … … ..108 Figure 5.3 System set-up for measurementLaser Doppler Vibrometer Used in Measurement of Slider Vibrations… … .106 5.3 Five Degrees-of-freedom Experimental Systems… … … … … … … … … …

Xu, Jianfeng

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Polaritonics : an intermediate regime between electronics and photonics  

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This thesis contains the foundational work behind the field of polaritonics. Corresponding to a frequency range from roughly 100 gigahertz up to 10 terahertz, polaritonics bridges the gap between electronics and photonics. ...

Ward, David W. (David Wayne), 1970-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Understanding new regimes for light-matter interactions  

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This thesis focuses on achieving new understanding of the principles and phenomena involved in the interaction of light with a variety of complicated material systems, including biomaterials and nanostructured materials. ...

Lee, Ka Yan Karen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

Comparison of FASST and SNTHERM in Three Snow Accumulation Regimes  

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Numerical experiments of snow accumulation and depletion were carried out as well as surface energy fluxes over four Cold Land Processes Experiment (CLPX) sites in Colorado using the Snow Thermal model (SNTHERM) and the Fast All-Season Soil ...

Susan Frankenstein; Anne Sawyer; Julie Koeberle

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

On the Physics of the Agulhas Current: Steady Retroflection Regimes  

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From previous model studies, it has become clear that several physical mechanisms may be at work in the retroflection of the Agulhas Current. Here, a systematic study of steady barotropic flows connecting the Indian Ocean and South Atlantic Ocean ...

Henk A. Dijkstra; Wilhelmus P. M. de Ruijter

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

CMC occasional papers : a missile stability regime for South Asia.  

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India and Pakistan have created sizeable ballistic missile forces and are continuing to develop and enlarge them. These forces can be both stabilizing (e.g., providing a survivable force for deterrence) and destabilizing (e.g., creating strategic asymmetries). Missile forces will be a factor in bilateral relations for the foreseeable future, so restraint is necessary to curtail their destabilizing effects. Such restraint, however, must develop within an atmosphere of low trust. This report presents a set of political and operational options, both unilateral and bilateral, that decreases tensions, helps rebuild the bilateral relationship, and prepares the ground for future steps in structural arms control. Significant steps, which build on precedents and do not require extensive cooperation, are possible despite strained relations. The approach is made up of three distinct phases: (1) tension reduction measures, (2) confidence building measures, and (3) arms control agreements. The goal of the first phase is to initiate unilateral steps that are substantive and decrease tensions, establish missiles as a security topic for bilateral discussion, and set precedents for limited bilateral cooperation. The second phase would build confidence by expanding current bilateral security agreements, formalizing bilateral understandings, and beginning discussion of monitoring procedures. The third phase could include bilateral agreements limiting some characteristics of national missile forces including the cooperative incorporation of monitoring and verification.

Khan, Feroz Hassan (Pakistan Army, Islamabad, Pakistan); Vannoni, Michael Geoffrey; Rajen, Gaurav (Gaia Research Consulting, Albuquerque, NM)

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

High Biomass Low Export Regimes in the Southern Ocean  

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This paper investigates ballasting and remineralization controls of carbon sedimentation in the twilight zone (100-1000 m) of the Southern Ocean. Size-fractionated (<1 {micro}m, 1-51 {micro}m, >51 {micro}m) suspended particulate matter was collected by large volume in-situ filtration from the upper 1000 m in the Subantarctic (55 S, 172 W) and Antarctic (66 S, 172 W) zones of the Southern Ocean during the Southern Ocean Iron Experiment (SOFeX) in January-February 2002. Particles were analyzed for major chemical constituents (POC, P, biogenic Si, CaCO3), and digital and SEM image analyses of particles were used to aid in the interpretation of the chemical profiles. Twilight zone waters at 66 S in the Antarctic had a steeper decrease in POC with depth than at 55 S in the Subantarctic, with lower POC concentrations in all size fractions at 66 S than at 55 S, despite up to an order of magnitude higher POC in surface waters at 66 S. The decay length scale of >51 {micro}m POC was significantly shorter in the upper twilight zone at 66 S ({delta}{sub e}=26 m) compared to 55 S ({delta}{sub e}=81 m). Particles in the carbonate-producing 55 S did not have higher excess densities than particles from the diatom-dominated 66 S, indicating that there was no direct ballast effect that accounted for deeper POC penetration at 55 S. An indirect ballast effect due to differences in particle packaging and porosities cannot be ruled out, however, as aggregate porosities were high ({approx}97%) and variable. Image analyses point to the importance of particle loss rates from zooplankton grazing and remineralization as determining factors for the difference in twilight zone POC concentrations at 55 S and 66 S, with stronger and more focused shallow remineralization at 66 S. At 66 S, an abundance of large (several mm long) fecal pellets from the surface to 150 m, and almost total removal of large aggregates by 200 m, reflected the actions of a single or few zooplankton species capable of grazing diatoms in the euphotic zone, coupled with a more diverse particle feeding zooplankton community immediately below. Surface waters with high biomass levels and high proportion of biomass in the large size fraction were associated with low particle loading at depth, with all indications implying conditions of low export. The 66 S region exhibits this 'High Biomass, Low Export' (HBLE) condition, with very high >51 {micro}m POC concentrations at the surface ({approx}2.1 {micro}M POC), but low concentrations below 200 m (<0.07 {micro}M POC). The 66 S region remained HBLE after iron fertilization. Iron addition at 55 S caused a ten fold increase in >51 {micro}m biomass concentrations in the euphotic zone, bringing surface POC concentrations to levels found at 66 S ({approx}3.8 {micro}M), and a concurrent decrease in POC concentrations below 200 m. The 55 S region, which began with moderate levels of biomass and stronger particle export, transitioned to being HBLE after iron fertilization. We propose that iron addition to already HBLE waters will not cause mass sedimentation events. The stability of an iron-induced HBLE condition is unknown. Better understanding of biological pump processes in non-HBLE Subantarctic waters is needed.

Lam, Phoebe J.; Bishop, James K.B.

2006-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

391

DEMOCRACY OVER A BARREL: OIL, REGIME CHANGE AND WAR  

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the third largest proven oil reserves in the world; it maythird biggest known crude oil reserves. “This is a nationalGulf monarchies, where oil reserves per capita are 43 times

Karl, Terry

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

The Private Regulation of Global Corporate Conduct  

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ameliorate the negative social impacts of global markets isenvironmental and social impacts and the royalty paymentscriticisms of the social impact of economic globalization

Vogel, David

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Oil and Gas General Provisions (Montana)  

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

This chapter describes general provisions for the exploration and development of oil and gas resources in Montana. The chapter addresses royalty interests, regulations for the lease of local...

394

IBM Research Report  

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Aug 15, 2008... or legally obtained copies of the article (e.g. , payment of royalties). Copies may be requested from IBM T. J. Watson Research Center , P.

395

TSA-11-95-R125 w.95//35---f 7TTLE: A HAZARDS ANALYSIS OF A NUCLEAR EXFLOSTVES DISMANTLEMENT  

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By ?qlmIco of W mttcle, me publisher rscognlzos thel me U. S. Govemmenl remlna e nonexclusive, royalty-free Ilcerue 10publlah or reproduco me

F. Bott; Stephen W. Fkmhawer

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

COMPANY PROPRIETARY INFORMATION  

Due Dates: August 31 Period ending June 30 February 28 Period ending December 31 COMPANY PROPRIETARY INFORMATION ROYALTY REPORT AFTER FIRST SALE ...

397

www.eia.gov  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Electric Power Net Summer Capacity (Million Kilowatts) U.S. Industry N/A ... and Puerto Rico. 2 FRS companies' production does not include royalty interest production.

398

Dixie Valley Bottoming Binary Project Geothermal Project | Open...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the NGDS and DOE GTP for two years. -Economic and environmental benefits, specifically job creation, income generation, increased tax and royalty payments, and decreased...

399

Table 1.14 Sales of Fossil Fuels Produced on Federal and ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

1 Includes those quantities for which royalties were paid based on the value of the natural gas plant liquids produced. Additional quantities of natural gas plant ...

400

NEHRP - Comments on Chapter 3 of the 2008-2012 Draft ...  

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... funded by State of CA General Fund and royalties paid by homeowners and realtors who purchased earlier versions of the Homeowner's Guide to ...

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Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy  

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Fuel Vehicles Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Buying & Making Electricity Water Home Weatherization Solar Wind Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation...

402

Jay A. McElroy  

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... in the Newfoundland Offshore Burn Experiment, the Alaska Clean Seas Oil Spill Clean Up Study, a study of soot yield from crude oil pool fires in ...

2010-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

403

Design of low speed axial flux permanent magnet generators for marine current application.  

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??Thesis (M.Eng. – Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2010. Engineering and Applied Science The aim of this research work is to design, built and test low speed… (more)

Moury, Sanjida, 1983-

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

404

Fire in the Ice - Vol. 11, Issue 2  

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with Patchy BSR: Krishna-Godavari Basin, India ......5 Electrical Properties of Methane Hydrate + Sediment Mixtures .. 10 Newfoundland and Labrador Gas Hydrates Research...

405

Giri Palanisamy, Environmental Data Science & Systems Staff  

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Diploma in Object Oriented Software Technology (OOST), University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2002 M.Sc., Environmental Science, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland,...

406

Microsoft Word - Final Report 4-26-05.doc  

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Management Controls over Patent and Royalty Income at Ames Laboratory OAS-M-05-05 May 2005 -2- * Combine patent and royalty revenues with monies earned by other entities in a single bank account and make disbursements without Ames' approval; and, * Accumulate and retain about $252,000 in investment income earned on Ames patent and royalty revenues. Ames also had not established specific plans to use patent and royalty revenues and had expended only about $1,000 of the over $1 million available during FY 2004. These issues occurred because the Department had not provided guidance regarding the extent to which its laboratories were permitted to rely on third-party entities to assume fiduciary responsibility for patent and royalty revenues. Furthermore, the Ames Site

407

ENERGY BASED ICE COLLISION FORCES Claude Daley1  

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ENERGY BASED ICE COLLISION FORCES Claude Daley1 1 Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 3X5 ABSTRACT Ice collision forces can be determined by energy considerations. A variety of interaction geometry cases are considered. The indentation energy functions for eight different

Daley, Claude

408

ENERGY BASED ICE COLLISION FORCES Claude Daley1  

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1 ENERGY BASED ICE COLLISION FORCES Claude Daley1 1 Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada A1C 3X5 ABSTRACT Ice collision forces can be determined by energy considerations. A variety of interaction geometry cases are considered. The indentation energy functions for eight different

Daley, Claude

409

The Construction and Maintenance Plan for a Grand Banks Multi-Purpose Pipeline  

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The Construction and Maintenance Plan for a Grand Banks Multi-Purpose Pipeline D.W. (Don) Wilson, Director, North Atlantic Pipeline Partners, L.P. NOIA 2000 Conference June, 2000 #12;Grand Banks Multi-Purpose Pipeline Route January 2000 Grand Banks of Newfoundland Newfoundland Come by Chance St. John's Argentia 50o

Bruneau, Steve

410

Driving LED in a Nanosecond Regime by a Fast Operational Amplifier  

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It is widely believed that the generation of high speed optical signals is not the job for an LED. However this work is done to show that there are techniques which can be used to produce nanosecond square pulses from a diode. Rise and fall times of a typical 10ns long signal were 1-2 ns and the intensity of the emission could be controlled by the supply voltage. The wavelength of the radiation was 472 nm, which is blue in colour, but any longer or even shorter wavelengths can similarly be used. The consistency of the experiment and its theoretical model was analysed by computer simulations using OrCAD and PSPICE.

Rose, Joachim; Bond, Isabel; Ogden, Paul; Price, Andrew; Oliver, Richard; Khassen, Yerbol Farkhatuly

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Nowcasting Convective Activity for Space Shuttle Landings during Easterly Flow Regimes  

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Space shuttle landings at the shuttle landing facility at Kennedy Space Center are subject to strict weather-related launch commit criteria and flight rules. Complex launch commit criteria and end-of-mission flight rules demand very accurate ...

William H. Bauman III; Michael L. Kaplan; Steven Businger

1997-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Deregulating 'the rural'; threatening land management regime. Experiences of space in the Tuscan countryside  

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In this research the relationships between landownership and the use of rural land are investigated and analyzed through an empirical study, conducted in Tuscany, which was based on interviews with landowners. Through the development of farmers' typologies, the results highlight a general process of decoupling form land, which appears through disinvestments in farming activity and changing the intended uses of rural land and buildings. The dynamic of liberalization (and urbanization) of rural space arises challenges to the future of land management system, which seems to be going to suffer a radical restructuring. Another relevant and connected issue emerges by this case study, that is the volatility of rural land development practices.

Orsini, Stefano

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Simple Solutions to Steady-State Cumulus Regimes in the Convective Boundary Layer  

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A modeling framework is developed that extends the mixed-layer model to steady-state cumulus convection. The aim is to consider the simplest model that retains the essential behavior of cumulus-capped layers. The presented framework allows for the ...

Jerôme Schalkwijk; Harmen J. J. Jonker; A. Pier Siebesma

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Imperfections of the Three-Dimensional Thermohaline Circulation: Hysteresis and Unique-State Regimes  

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Different equilibria of oceanic thermohaline circulation may exist under the same forcing conditions. One of the reasons for the existence of these multiple equilibria is a feedback between the overturning circulation and the advective transport ...

Henk A. Dijkstra; Wilbert Weijer; J. David Neelin

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in the Shaping of the Egyptian, Iranian, and Turkish Regimes  

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infantry; three from cavalry (armored corps); three from thecall, and units from the 4th Armored Division, the army’sartillery pieces, 530 armored vehicles, 200 troop carriers,

Kandil, Hazem Khaled

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Thermal Regime of a Cold Air Trap in Central Pennsylvania, USA: the Trough Creek Ice Mine  

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Air temperatures internal and external to a talus cave (‘ice mine’) in central Pennsylvania were measured hourly for three years. Despite its location near the base of a talus slope, the cave demonstrated the thermal characteristics of an apparently static cave, with limited connections to the external environment other than through the cave entrance. Congelation ice that lasted until late spring formed as drip or flowstone and ponded ice from the limited influx of infiltrating water during late winter/early spring. A closed period of thermal stratification and slow warming of cave air was followed by an open period in winter months during which the cave was cooled by the influx of cold dry air. Unlike the occasionally strong and localised cooling induced by the flow of cold air from vents at the base of talus slopes, static cold traps retain their cold air and have little apparent effect on surrounding biota, instead providing potential refugia for organisms that prefer colder temperatures. Published 2012. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA.

Edenborn, Harry M.; Sams, James I.; Kite, Steven

2012-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

417

Shallow hydrothermal regime of the East Brawley and Glamis known geothermal resource areas, Salton Trough, California  

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Thermal gradients and thermal conductivities were obtained in real time using an in situ heat-flow technique in 15 shallow (90 to 150 m) wells drilled between Brawley and Glamis in the Imperial Valley, Southern California. The in situ measurements were supplemented by follow-up conventional temperature logs in seven of the wells and by laboratory measurements of thermal conductivity on drill cuttings. The deltaic sedimentary material comprising the upper approx. 100 m of the Salton Trough generally is poorly sorted and high in quartz resulting in quite high thermal conductivities (averaging 2.0 Wm/sup -1/ K/sup -1/ as opposed to 1.2 to 1.7 for typical alluvium). A broad heat-flow anomaly with maximum of about 200 mWm/sup -2/ (approx. 5 HFU) is centered between Glamis and East Brawley and is superimposed on a regional heat-flow high in excess of 100 mWm/sup -2/ (> 2.5 HFU). The heat-flow high corresponds with a gravity maximum and partially with a minimum in electrical resistivity, suggesting the presence of a hydrothermal system at depth in this area.

Mase, C.W.; Sass, J.H.; Brook, C.A.; Munroe, R.J.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

A MOLECULAR STAR FORMATION LAW IN THE ATOMIC-GAS-DOMINATED REGIME IN NEARBY GALAXIES  

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We use the IRAM HERACLES survey to study CO emission from 33 nearby spiral galaxies down to very low intensities. Using 21 cm line atomic hydrogen (H I) data, mostly from THINGS, we predict the local mean CO velocity based on the mean H I velocity. By re-normalizing the CO velocity axis so that zero corresponds to the local mean H I velocity we are able to stack spectra coherently over large regions. This enables us to measure CO intensities with high significance as low as I{sub CO} {approx} 0.3 K km s{sup -1} ({Sigma}{sub H{sub 2}}{approx}1 M{sub sun} pc{sup -2}), an improvement of about one order of magnitude over previous studies. We detect CO out to galactocentric radii r{sub gal} {approx} r{sub 25} and find the CO radial profile to follow a remarkably uniform exponential decline with a scale length of {approx}0.2 r{sub 25}. Here we focus on stacking as a function of radius, comparing our sensitive CO profiles to matched profiles of H I, H{alpha}, far-UV (FUV), and Infrared (IR) emission at 24 {mu}m and 70 {mu}m. We observe a tight, roughly linear relationship between CO and IR intensity that does not show any notable break between regions that are dominated by molecular gas ({Sigma}{sub H{sub 2}}>{Sigma}{sub H{sub i}}) and those dominated by atomic gas ({Sigma}{sub H{sub 2}}gas with little dependence on the local total gas surface density. While galaxies display small internal variations in the SFR-to-H{sub 2} ratio, we do observe systematic galaxy-to-galaxy variations. These galaxy-to-galaxy variations dominate the scatter in relationships between CO and SFR tracers measured at large scales. The variations have the sense that less massive galaxies exhibit larger ratios of SFR-to-CO than massive galaxies. Unlike the SFR-to-CO ratio, the balance between atomic and molecular gas depends strongly on the total gas surface density and galactocentric radius. It must also depend on additional parameters. Our results reinforce and extend to lower surface densities, a picture in which star formation in galaxies can be separated into two processes: the assembly of star-forming molecular clouds and the formation of stars from H{sub 2}. The interplay between these processes yields a total gas-SFR relation with a changing slope, which has previously been observed and identified as a star formation threshold.

Schruba, Andreas; Walter, Fabian; Dumas, Gaelle; Sandstrom, Karin [Max-Planck-Institut fuer Astronomie, Koenigstuhl 17, 69117 Heidelberg (Germany); Leroy, Adam K. [National Radio Astronomy Observatory, 520 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903 (United States); Bigiel, Frank [Department of Astronomy, Radio Astronomy Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States); Brinks, Elias [Centre for Astrophysics Research, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield AL10 9AB (United Kingdom); De Blok, W. J. G. [Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravity Centre, Department of Astronomy, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701 (South Africa); Kramer, Carsten [IRAM, Avenida Divina Pastora 7, 18012 Granada (Spain); Rosolowsky, Erik [Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7 (Canada); Schuster, Karl [IRAM, 300 rue de la Piscine, 38406 St. Martin d'Heres (France); Usero, Antonio [Observatorio Astronomico Nacional, C/Alfonso XII, 3, 28014, Madrid (Spain); Weiss, Axel; Wiesemeyer, Helmut, E-mail: schruba@mpia.de [MPIfR, Auf dem Huegel 69, 53121 Bonn (Germany)

2011-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

419

Experimental Plans to Explore Dielectric Wakefield Acceleration in the THZ Regime  

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Dielectric wakefield accelerators have shown great promise toward high-gradient acceleration. We investigate the performances of a possible experiment under consideration at the FLASH facility in DESY to explore wakefield acceleration with an enhanced transformer ratio. The experiment capitalizes on a unique pulse shaping capability recently demonstrated at this facility. In addition, the facility incorporates a superconducting linear accelerator that could generate bunch trains with closely spaced bunches thereby opening the exploration of potential dynamical effects in dielectric wakefield accelerators.

Lemery, F.; Mihalcea, D.; /Northern Illinois U.; Piot, P.; /Fermilab; Behrens, C.; Elsen, E.; Flottmann, K.; Gerth, C.; Kube, G.; Schmidt, B.; /DESY; Osterhoff, J.; /Hamburg U., Inst. Theor. Phys. II; Stoltz, P.

2011-09-07T23:59:59.000Z

420

Money laundering and money laundering countermeasures : international regime versus technological system.  

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??Synopsis Money laundering has increased in scope and is believed to contribute to disruption of the financial system and uphold drug trade, trafficking of women… (more)

Utvik, Heidi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Heterogeneous Distribution of Rainfall and Discharge Regimes in the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin  

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The hydrology of the Ecuadorian Amazon basin is still poorly documented. The research developed between the Institute for Research and Development (IRD) and the National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology (INAMHI) of Ecuador takes advantage ...

A. Laraque; J. Ronchail; G. Cochonneau; R. Pombosa; J. L. Guyot

2007-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Cloud Properties over the North Slope of Alaska: Identifying the Prevailing Meteorological Regimes  

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Long time series of Arctic atmospheric measurements are assembled into meteorological categories that can serve as test cases for climate model evaluation. The meteorological categories are established by applying an objective k-means clustering ...

Johannes Mülmenstädt; Dan Lubin; Lynn M. Russell; Andrew M. Vogelmann

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

Changes of Extreme Wave Heights in Northern Hemisphere Oceans and Related Atmospheric Circulation Regimes  

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This study assesses trends in seasonal extremes (90- and 99-percentiles) of Significant Wave Height (SWH) in the North Atlantic and the North Pacific, as simulated in a 40-yr global wave hindcast using the National Centers for Environmental ...

Xiaolan L. Wang; Val R. Swail

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Variation of the North American Summer Monsoon Regimes and the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The North American summer monsoon holds the key to understanding warm season rainfall variations in the region from northern Mexico to the Southwest and the central United States. Studies of the monsoon have pictured mosaic submonsoonal regions ...

Qi Hu; Song Feng

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Comparison between Two Extreme NAO Winters and Consequences on the Thermal Regime of Lake Vendyurskoe, Karelia  

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For 10 consecutive winters, measurements were carried out in Lake Vendyurskoe, Karelia, Russia. The aim of these measurements was to investigate some of the physical processes in this small shallow lake during its ice-covered period. Detailed ...

Osama Ali Maher; Cintia Bertacchi Uvo; Lars Bengtsson

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

PLASTIC BEHAVIOR OF POLYCRYSTALLINE TANTALUM IN THE 5 x 10^7/s REGIME  

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The goal of this experiment is to investigate the plastic response of Tantalum to dynamic loading at high strain rates. The samples used were derived from high purity rolled plate, polished down to thicknesses in the range 25-100 {micro}m. Dynamic loading was applied by direct laser ablation of the sample, with pulses up to 10 ns long, at the Jupiter Laser Facility. The elastic-plastic wave structure was measured using two line VISAR systems of different sensitivity, and strain rates were inferred from the rise time of the waves. The elastic wave amplitudes indicated flow stresses between 2 and 3 GPa, depending on the sample thickness. Samples were recovered for post-shot metallographic analysis.

Hammel, B D; Swift, D C; El-Dasher, B S; Kumar, M; Collins, G W; Florando, J

2011-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

427

Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

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the “ prices” for heat rate and capacity seem stable,cients before heat rate and capacity neither substantiallythat the yearly heat rate and capacity coe?cient values are

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Nonlinear Dynamical Model of Regime Switching Between Conventions and Business Cycles  

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We introduce and study a non-equilibrium continuous-time dynamical model of the price of a single asset traded by a population of heterogeneous interacting agents in the presence of uncertainty and regulatory constraints. The model takes into account (i) the price formation delay between decision and investment by the second-order nature of the dynamical equations, (ii) the linear and nonlinear mean-reversal or their contrarian in the form of speculative price trading, (iii) market friction, (iv) uncertainty in the fundamental value which controls the amplitude of mispricing, (v) nonlinear speculative momentum effects and (vi) market regulations that may limit large mispricing drifts. We find markets with coexisting equilibrium, conventions and business cycles, which depend on (a) the relative strength of value-investing versus momentum-investing, (b) the level of uncertainty on the fundamental value and (c) the degree of market regulation. The stochastic dynamics is characterized by nonlinear geometric rando...

Yukalov, V I; Yukalova, E P

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Drought-Induced Warming in the Continental United States under Different SST Regimes  

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The U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability (U.S. CLIVAR) Drought Working Group (DWG) recently performed a series of experiments in which a number of AGCMs were forced with different leading patterns of global SST variability. These ...

Randal D. Koster; Hailan Wang; Siegfried D. Schubert; Max J. Suarez; Sarith Mahanama

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Regimes of Dispossession: Special Economic Zones and the Political Economy of Land in India  

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Development Planning and Liberalisation in India, edited byDevelopment Planning and Liberalisation in India, edited bythe Interventionist State Versus Liberalisation and the Neo-

Levien, Michael James

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Rainfall Climate Regimes: The Relationship of Regional TRMM Rainfall Biases to the Environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Intercomparisons of satellite rainfall products have historically focused on the issue of global mean biases. Regional and temporal variations in these biases, however, are equally important for many climate applications. This has led to a ...

Wesley Berg; Tristan L'Ecuyer; Christian Kummerow

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Physically Transparent Formulation of a Free-Electron Laser in the Linear Gain Regime  

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94720 Li-Hua Yu Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton,Berkeley Laboratory. 3 Brookhaven National Laboratory,

Barletta, W.A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

433

Regimes of Diurnal Variation of Summer Rainfall over Subtropical East Asia  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Using hourly rain gauge records and Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission 3B42 from 1998 to 2006, the authors present an analysis of the diurnal characteristics of summer rainfall over subtropical East Asia. The study shows that there are four ...

Weihua Yuan; Rucong Yu; Minghua Zhang; Wuyin Lin; Haoming Chen; Jian Li

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

Proposal for a Datta-Das transistor in the quantum Hall regime  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We propose a resonant spin-field-effect transistor for chiral spin-resolved edge states in the integer quantum Hall effect with Rashba spin-orbit interaction. It employs a periodic array of voltage-controlled top gates that locally modulate the Rashba spin-orbit interaction. Strong resonant spin-field effect is achieved when the array periodicity matches the inverse of the wave-vector difference of the two chiral states involved. Well-known techniques of separately contacting the edge states make it possible to selectively populate and read out the edge states, allowing full spin readout. The resonant nature of the spin-field effect and the adiabatic character of the edge states guarantee a high degree of robustness with respect to disorder. Our device represents the quantum Hall version of the all-electrical Datta-Das spin-field effect transistor.

Luca Chirolli; D. Venturelli; F. Taddei; Rosario Fazio; V. Giovannetti

2011-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

435

regime also eliminates satellite drops. This makes it possible to manufacture monodisperse  

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Materials for nuclear energy system, fission reactors, nuclear fuels, energy policy, sustainability and gene therapy. Xudong Wang Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering Nanomaterials growth; nanomaterials for energy storage; nanoelectronics; nano-biomaterials. Jay Samuel Senior Lecturer in Materials

Nori, Franco

436

The Role of Katabatic Winds on the Antarctic Surface Wind Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Antarctica is known for its strong and persistent surface winds that are directed along topographic pathways. Surface winds are especially strong during the winter period. The high directional constancy of the wind and the close relationship of ...

Thomas R. Parish; John J. Cassano

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

437

A Wind-Induced Thermohaline Circulation Hysteresis and Millennial Variability Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The multiple equilibria of the thermohaline circulation (THC: used here in the sense of the meridional overturning circulation) as function of the surface freshwater flux has been studied intensively following a Stommel paper from 1961. It is ...

Yosef Ashkenazy; Eli Tziperman

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

Robust incentives and the design of a climate change governance regime Gregory F. Nemet  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

are converted into equivalent physical units (tcf of natural gas) and further adjusted for the fact that coal of 1.25. Fig. 2 shows energy prices for natural gas for three geographies as well as for Asian coal in North America and Europe, and assigns the regional price of coal (in natural gas equivalents) to China

Sheridan, Jennifer

439

Did the Thermocline Deepen in the California Current after the 1976/77 Climate Regime Shift?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The 55-yr California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) dataset in the southern California Current reveals a significant surface-intensified warming and stratification (buoyancy frequency) change across the 1976/77 climate ...

Hey-Jin Kim; Arthur J. Miller

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

440

Parametric instabilities in laser/matter interaction: from noise levels to relativistic regimes  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this LDRD was the study of parametric instabilities on a laser-produced plasma, addressing crucial issues affecting the coupling between the laser and the plasma. We have made very good progress during these three years, in advancing our understanding in many different fronts. Progress was made in both theoretical and experimental areas. The coupling of high-power laser light to a plasma through scattering instabilities is still one of the most complex processes in laser-plasma interaction physics. In spite of the relevance of these parametric processes to inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and all other situations where a high-power laser beam couples to a plasma, many aspects of the interaction remain unexplained, even after many years of intensive experimental and theoretical efforts. Important instabilities under study are stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS), stimulated Raman scattering (SRS), and the Langmuir decay instability (LDI). The study of these instabilities is further complicated by the competition and interplay between them, and, in the case of ICF, by the presence of multiple overlapping interaction beams. Stimulated Brillouin scattering consists of the decay of the incident electromagnetic (EM) wave into a scattered EM wave and an ion acoustic wave (IAW). Similarly, SRS consists of the decay of the incident EM wave into a scattered EM wave and an electron plasma wave (EPW). Langmuir decay instability is the further decay of an EPW into a secondary EPW and an IAW. The principal areas of research covered during this three-year period were the following: a) Modeling of Parametric Instabilities in Speckles b) Langmuir Decay Instability c) Non Maxwellian Plasmas d) Multiple Interaction Beams e) SBS from Speckle Distributions.

Baldis, H A; Kruer, W L; Labaune, C L

1999-02-11T23:59:59.000Z

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A New Regime of the Agulhas Current Retroflection: Turbulent Choking of Indian–Atlantic leakage  

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An analysis of the Indian Ocean circulation and the Agulhas Current retroflection is carried out using a primitive equation model with simplified coastline and flat bottom. Four configurations with 0.25° and 0.1° horizontal resolution and in ...

Dewi Le Bars; Wilhelmus P. M. De Ruijter; Henk A. Dijkstra

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

Remembering the Bad Old Days: Human Rights, Economic Conditions, and Democratic Performance in Transitional Regimes  

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Serbia/Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina are missing forof course, the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina demonstrated to all

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Hofferbert, Richard

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Influence of a New Turbulence Regime on the Global Air–Sea Heat Fluxes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent research has found that boundary layer turbulence changes its organization as the stratification approaches neutral from the unstable side. When the thermal forcing weakens in combination with wind speed above approximately 10 m s?1, ...

Erik Sahlée; Ann-Sofi Smedman; Anna Rutgersson; Ulf Högström

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Cauchy-characteristic Evolution of Einstein-Klein-Gordon Systems The Black Hole Regime  

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The Cauchy+characteristic matching (CCM) problem for the scalar wave equation is investigated in the background geometry of a Schwarzschild black hole. Previously reported work developed the CCM framework for the coupled Einstein-Klein-Gordon system of equations, assuming a regular center of symmetry. Here, the time evolution after the formation of a black hole is pursued, using a CCM formulation of the governing equations perturbed around the Schwarzschild background. An extension of the matching scheme allows for arbitrary matching boundary motion across the coordinate grid. As a proof of concept, the late time behavior of the dynamics of the scalar field is explored. The power-law tails in both the time-like and null infinity limits are verified.

Papadopoulos, P P; Papadopoulos, Philippos; Laguna, Pablo

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

445

Cauchy-characteristic Evolution of Einstein-Klein-Gordon Systems: The Black Hole Regime  

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The Cauchy+characteristic matching (CCM) problem for the scalar wave equation is investigated in the background geometry of a Schwarzschild black hole. Previously reported work developed the CCM framework for the coupled Einstein-Klein-Gordon system of equations, assuming a regular center of symmetry. Here, the time evolution after the formation of a black hole is pursued, using a CCM formulation of the governing equations perturbed around the Schwarzschild background. An extension of the matching scheme allows for arbitrary matching boundary motion across the coordinate grid. As a proof of concept, the late time behavior of the dynamics of the scalar field is explored. The power-law tails in both the time-like and null infinity limits are verified.

Philippos Papadopoulos; Pablo Laguna

1996-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

446

Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in the Shaping of the Egyptian, Iranian, and Turkish Regimes  

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Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan, and to look favorably upon Russian interests in the Black Sea and the Caucasus

Kandil, Hazem Khaled

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

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Scheibel (1997) “Current Gas Turbine Developments and Futurefor Heavy-Duty Gas Turbines,” October 2000. Available onlineNext Evolution of the F Gas Turbine,” April 2001. Available

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Regimes or Cycles in Tropical Cyclone Activity in the North Atlantic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The important role of the correct use of statistics in the atmnospheric sciences literature is once again emphasized. Despite previous work on this topic, statistical techniques, even very simple ones, continue to be misused or altogether ...

Sim D. Aberson

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Injection to the pick-up ion regime from high energies and induced ion power laws  

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Though pick-up ions (PUIs) are a well known phenomenon in the inner heliosphere, their phase-space distribution nevertheless is a theoretically unsettled problem. Especially the question of how pick-up ions form their suprathermal tails, extending to far above their injection energies, still now is unsatistactorily answered. Though Fermi-2 velocity diffusion theories have revealed that such tails are populated, they nevertheless show that resulting population densities are much less than seen in observations showing power-laws with a velocity index of ``-5''. We first investigate here, whether or not observationally suggested power-laws can be the result of a quasi-equilibrium state between suprathermal ions and magnetohydrodynamic turbulences in energy exchange with eachother. We demonstrate that such an equilibrium cannot be established. We furthermore show that Fermi-2 type energy diffusion in the outer heliosphere is too inefficient to determine the shape of the distribution function there. As we can show...

Fahr, H -J; Verscharen, D

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Injection to the pick-up ion regime from high energies and induced ion power laws  

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Though pick-up ions (PUIs) are a well known phenomenon in the inner heliosphere their phase-space distribution nevertheless is a theoretically unsettled problem. Especially the question of how pick-up ions form their suprathermal tails, extending to far above their injection energies, still now is unsatistactorily answered. Though Fermi-2 velocity diffusion theories have revealed that such tails are populated, they nevertheless show that resulting population densities are much less than seen in observations showing power-laws with a velocity index of "-5". We first investigate here, whether or not observationally suggested power-laws can be the result of a quasi-equilibrium state between suprathermal ions and magnetohydrodynamic turbulences in energy exchange with eachother. We demonstrate that such an equilibrium cannot be established, since it would require too high pick-up ion pressures enforcing a shock-free deceleration of the solar wind. We furthermore show that Fermi-2 type energy diffusion in the outer heliosphere is too inefficient to determine the shape of the distribution function there. As we can show, however, power-laws beyond the injection threshold can be established, if the injection takes place at higher energies of the order of 100 keV. As we demonstrate here, such an injection is connected with modulated anomalous cosmic ray (ACR) particles at the lower end of their spectrum when they again start being convected outwards with the solar wind. Therefore, we refer to these particles as ACR-PUIs. In our quantitative calculation of the pick-up ion spectrum resulting under such conditions we in fact find again power-laws, however with a velocity power index of "-4" and fairly distance-independent spectral intensities.

H. -J. Fahr; I. V. Chashei; D. Verscharen

2008-08-06T23:59:59.000Z

451

EFFECTSOF CONSERVATION RESERVEPROGRAM SEEDING REGIME ON HARVESTER ANTS (POGONOMYRMEX), WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR  

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about the mound are not completely over- lapping, but are positively correlated in areas of overlap or low. Costs imply a benefit, but all too often benefits are ascribed without understanding the underlying behavioral mechanisms, and without testing whether a benefit exists and how it is manifested

McIntyre, Nancy E.

452

Circulation Regimes and Low-Frequency Oscillations in the South Pacific Sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The characteristics of subseasonal circulation variability over the South Pacific are examined using 10-day lowpass-filtered 700-hPa geopotential height NCEP–NCAR reanalysis data. The extent to which the variability in each season is ...

Andrew W. Robertson; Carlos R. Mechoso

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

453

Observational and Synoptic Analyses of the Winter Precipitation Regime Change over Utah  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Previous studies have indicated a widespread decline in snowpack over Utah accompanied by a decline in the snow–precipitation ratio while anecdotal evidence claims have been put forward that measured changes in Utah’s snowpack are spurious and do ...

Robert R. Gillies; Shih-Yu Wang; Marty R. Booth

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Riming of Graupel: Wind Tunnel Investigations of Collection Kernels and Growth Regimes  

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Laboratory experiments were carried out in the vertical wind tunnel in Mainz, Germany, to study the collision coalescence growth of single spherical ice particles having initial radii between 290 and 380 ?m while they were freely floated in a ...

Nadine von Blohn; Karoline Diehl; Subir K. Mitra; Stephan Borrmann

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Soft-Lithographical Fabrication of Three-dimensional Photonic Crystals in the Optical Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This dissertation describes several projects to realize low-cost and high-quality three-dimensional (3D) microfabrication using non-photolithographic techniques for layer-by-layer photonic crystals. Low-cost, efficient 3D microfabrication is a demanding technique not only for 3D photonic crystals but also for all other scientific areas, since it may create new functionalities beyond the limit of planar structures. However, a novel 3D microfabrication technique for photonic crystals implies the development of a complete set of sub-techniques for basic layer-by-layer stacking, inter-layer alignment, and material conversion. One of the conventional soft lithographic techniques, called microtransfer molding ({mu}TM), was developed by the Whitesides group in 1996. Although {mu}TM technique potentially has a number of advantages to overcome the limit of conventional photolithographic techniques in building up 3D microstructures, it has not been studied intensively after its demonstration. This is mainly because of technical challenges in the nature of layer-by-layer fabrication, such as the demand of very high yield in fabrication. After two years of study on conventional {mu}TM, We have developed an advanced microtransfer molding technique, called two-polymer microtransfer molding (2P-{mu}TM) that shows an extremely high yield in layer-by-layer microfabrication sufficient to produce highly layered microstructures. The use of two different photo-curable prepolymers, a filler and an adhesive, allows for fabrication of layered microstructures without thin films between layers. The capabilities of 2P-{mu}TM are demonstrated by the fabrication of a wide-area 12-layer microstructure with high structural fidelity. Second, we also had to develop an alignment technique. We studied the 1st-order diffracted moire fringes of transparent multilayered structures comprised of irregularly deformed periodic patterns. By a comparison study of the diffracted moire fringe pattern and detailed microscopy of the structure, we show that the diffracted moire fringe can be used as a nondestructive tool to analyze the alignment of multilayered structures. We demonstrate the alignment method for the case of layer-by-layer microstructures using soft lithography. The alignment method yields high contrast of fringes even when the materials being aligned have very weak contrasts. The imaging method of diffracted moire fringes is a versatile visual tool for the microfabrication of transparent deformable microstructures in layer-by-layer fashion. Third, we developed several methods to convert a polymer template to dielectric or metallic structures, for instance, metallic infiltration using electrodeposition, metallic coating using sputter deposition, dielectric infiltration using titania nano-slurry, and dielectric coating using atomic layer deposition of Titania. By several different developed techniques, high quality photonic crystals have been successfully fabricated; however, I will focus on a line of techniques to reach metallic photonic crystals in this dissertation since they are completely characterized at this moment. In addition to the attempts for photonic crystal fabrication, our non-photolithographic technique is applied for other photonic applications such as small optical waveguides whose diameter is comparable to the wavelength of guided light. Although, as guiding medium, polymers have tremendous potential because of their enormous variation in optical, chemical and mechanical properties, their application for optical waveguides is limited in conventional photolithography. By 2P-{mu}TM, we achieve low cost, high yield, high fidelity, and tailorable fabrication of small waveguides. Embedded semiconductor quantum-dots and grating couplers are used for efficient internal and external light source, respectively.

Jae-Hwang Lee

2006-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

456

Effect of Two-Way Air–Sea Coupling in High and Low Wind Speed Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A recent advance in the Coupled Ocean–Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPS) is described and used to study two-way air–sea coupling and its impact on two different weather scenarios. The first case examines the impact of a hurricane-...

Sue Chen; Tim J. Campbell; Hao Jin; Saša Gaberšek; Richard M. Hodur; Paul Martin

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

A Lagrangian-Based Approach for Determining Trajectories Taxonomy and Turbulence Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The use of the ratio between the acceleration and velocity time scales y = Ta/T? to separate Lagrangian trajectories in homogeneous classes is proposed. In fact, when analyzing subsurface floats data in the Atlantic Ocean and surface drifters ...

Volfango Rupolo

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

A Monte Carlo model for seeded atomic flows in the transition regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A simple model for the numerical determination of separation effects in seeded atomic gas flows is presented. The model is based on the known possibility to provide a statistically convergent estimate of the exact solution for a linear transport equation ... Keywords: Compressible flows, Monte Carlo simulation, Multi-component flows, Numerical methods, Rarefied flows

S. Longo; P. Diomede

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

459

Keeping the atom's club exclusive:- the nuclear non-proliferation regime, 1945-2007.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis examines the development of nuclear non-proliferation policies since 1945. It takes the reader from the first conception of plans for nuclear disarmament, to… (more)

Bar, Allon

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

The Thermal Regime In The Resurgent Dome Of Long Valley Caldera...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

temperature between measurements in consecutive years in three of the wells suggest slow cooling of the shallow hydrothermal flow system. By matching theoretical curves to...

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The Importance of Spring and Autumn Atmospheric Conditions for the Evaporation Regime of Lake Superior  

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Feedbacks between ice extent and evaporation have long been suspected to be important for Lake Superior evaporation because it is during autumn and winter when latent heat fluxes are highest. Recent direct measurements of evaporation made at the ...

C. Spence; P. D. Blanken; J. D. Lenters; N. Hedstrom

462

Development of a management regime for the eastern Pacific tuna fishery.  

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??Thesis – University of WashingtonThe eastern Pacific tropical tuna fishery has developed in the last seven decades from its antecedents in a small pole-and-line fishery for… (more)

Barrett, Izadore

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Technology Regimes and Productivity Growth in Europe and the United States: A Comparative and Historical Perspective  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electricity diffusion The next technological paradigm produced much faster rates of adoption and higher rates of growth, especially in the United States.

van Ark, Bart; Smits, Jan Pieter

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Improving Simulations of Convective Systems from TRMM LBA: Easterly and Westerly Regimes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The 3D Goddard Cumulus Ensemble model is used to simulate two convective events observed during the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Large-Scale Biosphere–Atmosphere (TRMM LBA) experiment in Brazil. These two events epitomized the type of ...

S. Lang; W-K. Tao; J. Simpson; R. Cifelli; S. Rutledge; W. Olson; J. Halverson

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

465

Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of U.S. regulation and high natural gas prices. The returnregulation (PIFUA), motivated by foreign policy concerns surrounding the “Oil Crisis,” severely limited the use of natural gas

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Signatures of Doubly Diffusive Convection and Turbulence in an Intrusive Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Doubly diffusive convection and turbulence were measured from a submarine in a region where the mean gradients do not support doubly diffusive processes but intrusions provide favorable sites. The stability of the submarine-mounted CTD system ...

Thomas R. Osborn

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

The Visual Regime of the Globe: Revaluing Invisibility in Global Modernity  

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the very idea of being cosmopolitan because the task is, atimpossible one. 1 To be cosmopolitan—what does it mean afterthat is indicative of cosmopolitan aspirations? The aim of

Kim, David D.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Wind Regimes Associated with a Mountain Gap at the Northeastern Adriatic Coast  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Winds through the Vratnik Pass, a mountain gap in the Dinaric Alps, Croatia, are polarized along the gap axis that extends in the northeast–southwest direction. Although stronger northeasterly wind at the Vratnik Pass is frequently related to the ...

Danijel Beluši?; Mario Hrastinski; Željko Ve?enaj; Branko Grisogono

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Geology and thermal regime, geothermal test USA No. 11-36, Grass Valley, Nevada  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the results of drilling of an 8,565 foot geothermal test near Leach Hot Springs, Pershing County, Nevada, by Sunoco Energy Development Company. USA No.11-36 is located 500 feet south and 500 feet east of the northwest corner of Section 36, T. 32 N., R. 38 E (Mount Diablo Meridian), elevation 4,573 feet. It was drilled between May 15 and July 2, 1980. USA No.11-36 was deemed unsuccessful, having encountered no temperature higher than 270 F and no significant permeability, and was plugged and abandoned without testing prior to releasing the rig.

Wilde, Walter R.; Koenig, James B.

1980-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Divertor Impurity Sources and Core Content During ELM Controlled Regimes in DIII-D  

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Bull. Am. Phys. Soc. 51, 113 (2006)48th American Physical Society Annual Meeting of Division of Plasma Physics Philadelphia Pennsylvania, US, 2006999612870

Fenstermacher, M.E.

2006-08-02T23:59:59.000Z

471

CSDP: the seismology of continental thermal regimes. Final technical report, January 1, 1975-December 31, 1984  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Research progress is reported in the development of new seismological tools to define and characterize the geometry, mechanical construction and mass transport process of a geothermal system, and their application to various geothermal systems including the Fenton Hill Hot Dry Rock System, New Mexico, Kilauea and Kilauea Iki, Hawaii, Mt. St. Helens, Washington, and Long Valley, California. (ACR)

Aki, K.

1985-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

Factors Regulating the Air–Sea Heat Fluxes Regime over the Aegean Sea  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The authors examine the impact of low-frequency atmospheric forcings on the air–sea heat fluxes over the Aegean Sea. The correlation between the air–sea heat flux components and three established [North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO), east Atlantic–...

Vassilis P. Papadopoulos; Aristides Bartzokas; Themistoklis Chronis; Dimitris Georgopoulos; George Ferentinos

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Globular Clusters as a Test for Gravity in the Weak Acceleration Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Non?baryonic Dark Matter (DM) appears in galaxies and other cosmic structures when and only when the acceleration of gravity

Riccardo Scarpa; Gianni Marconi; Roberto Gilmozzi

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

474

Drilling, instrumentation and sampling consideration for geoscience studies of magma-hydrothermal regimes  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Drilling, diagnostic, and sampling technologies are reviewed and a strawman drill hole is used for identifying scientific and technological limitations. (MHR)

Traeger, R.K.; Varnado, S.G.; Veneruso, A.F.; Behr, V.L.; Ortega, A.

1981-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

475

Power Triangle: Military, Security, and Politics in the Shaping of the Egyptian, Iranian, and Turkish Regimes  

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and the Greeks occupied Izmir (Smyrna) and other cities inthe Greek occupation of Izmir (Smyrna) had sent shockwaves1977 municipal election in Izmir, but he lost. Months before

Kandil, Hazem Khaled

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Regimes of polymer behaviour in drop-on-demand ink-jetting  

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and Ian M Hutchings, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK; Oliver G Harlen, Claire McIlroy and Neil F Morrison, University of Leeds, Leeds UK Abstract A recent model for the drop-on-demand (DoD) jetting of mono-disperse linear polymer solutions...

Hoath, S.D.; Hutchings, I.M.; Harlen, O.G.; McIIroy, C.; Morrison, N.F.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

Gas heat transfer in a heated vertical channel under deteriorated turbulent heat transfer regime  

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Passive cooling via natural circulation of gas after a loss of coolant (LOCA) accident is one of the major goals of the Gas-cooled Fast Reactor (GFR). Due to its high surface heat flux and low coolant velocities under ...

Lee, Jeongik

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Understanding operational regimes of closed loop pulsating heat pipes: an experimental study  

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liquid­vapor distributions causing uneven void fraction in the tubes, and, · presence of approximately with the non-uniform void fraction distribution in respective tubes, as stated earlier, is the primary driving. Respective tube sections thus have a different volumetric phase distribution. One end of this tube bundle

Khandekar, Sameer

479

Using Clustered Climate Regimes to Analyze and Compare Predictions from Fully Coupled General Circulation Models  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Changes in Earth’s climate in response to atmospheric greenhouse gas buildup impact the health of terrestrial ecosystems and the hydrologic cycle. The environmental conditions influential to plant and animal life are often mapped as ecoregions, ...

Forrest M. Hoffman; William W. Hargrove Jr.; David J. Erickson III; Robert J. Oglesby

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

An Investigation of the Thermal and Energy Balance Regimes of Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake have large surface areas, water volumes, and high latitudinal positions; are cold and deep; and are subject to short daylight periods in winter and long ones in summer. They are dissimilar hydrologically. ...

Wayne R. Rouse; Peter D. Blanken; Normand Bussières; Anne E. Walker; Claire J. Oswald; William M. Schertzer; Christopher Spence

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Activating Democracy: Political Participation and the Fate of Regime Change in Russia and Indonesia  

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Worden, R. L. (1992). Indonesia: A Country Study. RetrievedSuharto South Sumatra. Indonesia, 78, 93-120. Colton, T.Politics and Economics of Indonesia's Natural Resources (pp.

Lussier, Danielle Nicole

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Interfacial exchange relations for two-fluid vapor-liquid flow : a simplified regime map approach  

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A simplified approach is described for selection of the constitutive relations for the inter-phase exchange terms in the two-fluid code, THERMIT. The approach used distinguishes between pre-CHF and post-CHF conditions. ...

Kelly, J. E.

1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Digitization Regime as a Cause for Variation in Algorithm Performance Across Two Mammogram Databases  

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This paper addresses the problem of variation in performance of the same algorithm, when it was tested out on images from two different public domain databases of digitized mammograms. Investigation of this variation revealed that the two databases had ...

Ramachandran Chandrasekhar; Yianni Attikiouzel

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

The Dependence of Short-Range 500-mb Height Forecasts on the Initial Flow Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Forecast errors in the 500-mb geopotential height field over North America and adjacent ocean environs are calculated for the National Meteorological Center's Nested Grid Model (NGM). The eight winters 1985/86-1992/93 are examined. Errors are ...

Laura A. Stoss; Steven L. Mullen

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

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cost of natural gas and the enactment of the Power Plant &Power Plant & Industrial Fuel Use Act and the natural gaspower plant emissions, created a premium for “clean-burning” technologies. With natural gas

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ASSESSMENT OF RESERVE ESTIMATION TOOLS FOR LOW PERMEABILITY RESERVOIRS FLOWING UNDER EARLY TRANSIENT FLOW REGIME.  

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??Growing energy demand has led to the focus being shifted to unconventional reservoirs. One such reservoir type is shale gas. The introduction of hydraulic fracturing… (more)

Husain, Taha

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Numerical Simulation of Transient Boundary-Forced Radiation. Part II: The Modon Regime  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In Part I of the present work we studied the transient Rossby wave radiation excited in the far field by a northern boundary forcing. We proposed as a possible mechanism responsible for transient pulses of Rossby waves the sudden growth to finite ...

Paola Malanotte-Rizzoli; Roberta E. Young; Dale B. Haidvogel

1988-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory of Contemporary Capitalism  

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intensity of capital ( ) and knowledge intensity ofintensity of capital and knowledge intensity of labor arewith low knowledge intensity of capital and low knowledge

Kim, Hyungkee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetic description of rotating Tokamak plasmas with anisotropic temperatures in the collisionless regime  

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A largely unsolved theoretical issue in controlled fusion research is the consistent kinetic treatment of slowly-time varying plasma states occurring in collisionless and magnetized axisymmetric plasmas. The phenomenology may include finite pressure anisotropies as well as strong toroidal and poloidal differential rotation, characteristic of Tokamak plasmas. Despite the fact that physical phenomena occurring in fusion plasmas depend fundamentally on the microscopic particle phase-space dynamics, their consistent kinetic treatment remains still essentially unchallenged to date. The goal of this paper is to address the problem within the framework of Vlasov-Maxwell description. The gyrokinetic treatment of charged particles dynamics is adopted for the construction of asymptotic solutions for the quasi-stationary species kinetic distribution functions. These are expressed in terms of the particle exact and adiabatic invariants. The theory relies on a perturbative approach, which permits to construct asymptotic analytical solutions of the Vlasov-Maxwell system. In this way, both diamagnetic and energy corrections are included consistently into the theory. In particular, by imposing suitable kinetic constraints, the existence of generalized bi-Maxwellian asymptotic kinetic equilibria is pointed out. The theory applies for toroidal rotation velocity of the order of the ion thermal speed. These solutions satisfy identically also the constraints imposed by the Maxwell equations, i.e., quasi-neutrality and Ampere's law. As a result, it is shown that, in the presence of nonuniform fluid and EM fields, these kinetic equilibria can sustain simultaneously toroidal differential rotation, quasi-stationary finite poloidal flows and temperature anisotropy.

Cremaschini, Claudio [International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) and INFN, Trieste (Italy); Tessarotto, Massimo [Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Trieste (Italy)

2011-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Regimes of Dispossession: Special Economic Zones and the Political Economy of Land in India  

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Emma. 2012. “Growing Fracking Industry Boosts Appetite forcommodities/9322658/Growing-fracking-industry-boosts-2012/07/17/world/asia/fracking-in-us-lifts-guar-farmers-in-

Levien, Michael James

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Two Regimes of Laboratory Whitecap Foam Decay: Bubble-Plume Controlled and Surfactant Stabilized  

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A laboratory experiment to quantify whitecap foam decay time in the presence or absence of surface active material is presented. The investigation was carried out in the glass seawater channel at the Hydraulics Facility of Scripps Institution of ...

Adrian H. Callaghan; Grant B. Deane; M. Dale Stokes

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quasi-Steady Symmetric Regimes of a Rotating Annulus Differentially Heated on the Horizontal Boundaries  

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The symmetric flows in a rotating annulus with its horizontal boundaries maintained at temperatures as linear functions of radial distance r and with its vertical boundaries thermally insulated are studied analytically and numerically for ...

Charles Quon

1980-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Continental Scientific Drilling Program thermal regimes: comparative site assessment geology of five magma-hydrothermal systems  

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The geology and salient aspects of geophysics and hydrogeochemistry of five high-grade geothermal systems in the USA are reviewed. On the basis of this information, a target location is suggested for a deep (5- to 8-km) borehole that will maximize the amount of scientific information to be learned at each of the five geothermal areas.

Goff, F.; Waters, A.C. (eds.)

1980-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

494

Simple Solutions to Steady-state Cumulus Regimes in the Convective Boundary Layer  

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A modeling framework is developed which extends the mixed layer model to steady state cumulus convection. The aim is to consider the simplest model which retains the essential behavior of cumulus-capped layers. The presented framework allows for ...

Jerôme Schalkwijk; Harmen J. J. Jonker; A. Pier Siebesma

495

Wind Regimes Associated with a Mountain Gap at the Northeastern Adriatic Coast  

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Winds through the Vratnik Pass, a mountain gap in the Dinaric Alps, Croatia, are polarized along the gap axis that extends in the northeast-southwest direction. Although stronger northeasterly wind at the Vratnik Pass is frequently related to the ...

Danijel Beluši?; Mario Hrastinski; Željko Ve?enaj; Branko Grisogono

496

Strengthening the nonproliferation regime : using case studies to determine the potential of multilateral arrangements  

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The resurgence of global interest in nuclear energy is fueled by growing energy demands, concerns of global warming, and the desire to diversify energy supply. In order for the nuclear renaissance to be safely realized, a ...

Youchak, Paul (Paul M.)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

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to drive a secondary steam turbine – thus increasing theW501G turbines – incorporating closed-loop steam cooling –turbine cost for the MS7001FA stems from the additional cost of heat recovery steam

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technology Adoption and Regulatory Regimes: Gas Turbines Electricity Generators from 1980 to 2001  

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supercritical coal-?red steam generators. Additionally, thecost of heat recovery steam generator(s) (HSRG) necessarythe primary generator is used to drive a secondary steam

Ishii, Jun

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Cross-Shelf Dynamics in a Western Boundary Current Regime: Implications for Upwelling  

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The cross-shelf dynamics up- and downstream of the separation of the South Pacific Ocean’s Western Boundary Current (WBC) are studied using two years of high-resolution velocity and temperature measurements from mooring arrays. The shelf ...

Amandine Schaeffer; Moninya Roughan; Bradley D. Morris

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fluctuations and seasonality in the Arctic sea ice area: A sudden regime shift in 2007?  

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Since the beginning of satellite observations, the Arctic sea ice extent has shown a downward trend. The decline has been weaker in the March maximum than in the September minimum and masked by inter-annual fluctuations. One of the less understood aspects of the sea ice response is the persistence times for fluctuations, which could indicate the dominant physical processes behind the sea ice decline. To determine the fluctuation persistence times, however, it is necessary to first filter out the dominant effect of the seasonal cycle. In the current study, we thus develop a statistical model, which accurately decomposes the ice area changes into: (1) a variable seasonal cycle component with a constant shape and (2) a residual (short term) fluctuation. We find the persistence time of fluctuations to be only about three weeks, independently from season, which is substantially shorter than previously reported. Such short time scale points to the dominance of atmospheric forcing. The shape of the seasonal cycle is surprisingly constant for the whole observational record despite the rapid decline. This is in agreement with the suggestion that the asymmetry of the seasonal cycle is an effect of Arctic land-sea geography, which has not changed with climate change. The analysis suggest a jump in the annual sea ice area amplitude occurring in 2007, from which it has not yet recovered, possibly revealing a permanent amplitude shift. In physical sense, this could imply a shift towards the younger, thinner and more susceptible ice cover commencing after the immense 2007 multi-year ice loss.

Peter D. Ditlevsen; Ivana Cvijanovic

2013-08-22T23:59:59.000Z