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  1. CIPS Validation Data Plan

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    Nam Dinh

    2012-03-01

    This report documents analysis, findings and recommendations resulted from a task 'CIPS Validation Data Plan (VDP)' formulated as an POR4 activity in the CASL VUQ Focus Area (FA), to develop a Validation Data Plan (VDP) for Crud-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) challenge problem, and provide guidance for the CIPS VDP implementation. The main reason and motivation for this task to be carried at this time in the VUQ FA is to bring together (i) knowledge of modern view and capability in VUQ, (ii) knowledge of physical processes that govern the CIPS, and (iii) knowledge of codes, models, and data available, used, potentially accessible, and/or being developed in CASL for CIPS prediction, to devise a practical VDP that effectively supports the CASL's mission in CIPS applications.

  2. UES (Electric)- Residential Efficiency Program

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    UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers rebates to its residential customers who have certain energy efficient equipment installed by participating contractors. The rebate is provided directly to...

  3. UES (Gas)- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

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    UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers the Commercial Energy Solutions Program for non-residential gas customers to install energy efficient equipment. Incentives are provided for qualified...

  4. CIP Activities Notes from the Office

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    Sin, Peter

    for your gun and safety equipment, use of the field, and 200 paint bullets. Bring extra money if you want's Weekly. CIP Activities The CIP Office has organized a lot of activities for this week! Emeritus Mardi: Help make schools a better place to study by volunteering. Come volunteer with the ELI and help paint

  5. CIP1 polypeptides and their uses

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    Foreman, Pamela (Los Altos, CA); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Ward, Michael (San Francisco, CA)

    2011-04-12

    Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry.

  6. Call Identifier: CIP-IEE-2009

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    De Cindio, Fiorella

    ://ec.europa.eu/intelligentenergy #12;Intelligent Energy ­ Europe Call for Proposals 2009 2/17 CALL FOR PROPOSALS 2009 FOR ACTIONS UNDER THE PROGRAMME "INTELLIGENT ENERGY ­ EUROPE" Call Identifier: CIP-IEE-2009 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. THE INTELLIGENT ENERGY ­ EUROPE PROGRAMME 3 2. BUDGET, FUNDING RATES AND ELIGIBILITY OF COSTS 5 3. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 5

  7. CIP, Discipline 0101 Agricultural Business and Management. 3

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    Maxwell, Bruce D.

    CIP, Discipline Average Salary N Average Salary N Average Salary N Average Salary N 0101 and rank that OPA reported to the Oklahoma State University Faculty Salary Survey for Fall 2014. Included disciplines include faculty from multiple departments and colleges. Salaries are not reported

  8. Internet: http://ue.eu.int E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int

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    Internet: http://ue.eu.int E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int For further information call 32 2 references are given in the text are available on the Council's Internet site http://ue.eu.int. Acts adopted; these statements are available on the above mentioned Council Internet site or may be obtained from the Press

  9. August 2012 CIP Report Focuses on Smart Grid Security

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    The August 2012 issue of The CIP Report from George Mason University's Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security highlights the significance and challenges to securing the smart grid. The report includes an overview of smart grid security by Deputy Assistant Secretary Hank Kenchington and the findings for reducing cyber risks from the Workshop on Securing the Smart Grid: Best Practices in Supply Chain Security, Integrity, and Resilience.

  10. Moderator: Doug Brown, VP CIPS Alberta 04/12/2012 Computer Science Industry Day 2012

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    Habib, Ayman

    Moderator: Doug Brown, VP CIPS Alberta 04/12/2012 Computer Science Industry, CIO, Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Marlo Nielsen, Sr. Recruiting

  11. 36.258 UE -Woods calibrates instru-ment on NASA's new solar observa-

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    Christian, Eric

    /2 The solar X-ray image from EVE is shown in the left panel. An X-ray image only shows the active regions on the sun. The top right panel shows a small part of the solar EUV spectrum. The bottom right panel shows36.258 UE - Woods calibrates instru- ment on NASA's new solar observa- tory. Photosby

  12. Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int

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    Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int For further information call 32 2 marks. The documents whose references are given in the text are available on the Council's Internet Internet site or may be obtained from the Press Office. #12;PROVISIONAL VERSION 11.III.2004 6648/04 (Presse

  13. Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int

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    Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int For further information call 32 2. The documents whose references are given in the text are available on the Council's Internet site http by an asterisk; these statements are available on the above mentioned Council Internet site or may be #12;22.IX

  14. Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int

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    Internet: http://ue.eu.int/ E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int For further information call 32 2. A The documents whose references are given in the text are available on the Council's Internet site http by an asterisk; these statements are available on the above mentioned Council Internet site or may be obtained

  15. Compensation of Beam Line Polarizing Effects at UE112 of BESSY II

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    Bahrdt, J.; Follath, R.; Frentrup, W.; Gaupp, A.; Scheer, M.

    2010-06-23

    Reflections in synchrotron radiation beam lines tend to change the state of polarization of the radiation. This effect is more pronounced for steep angle of incidence, i.e. at low photon energy (say below 100 eV) beam lines. The APPLE II undulator UE112 at BESSY has all four magnetic rows shiftable and thus generates any state of polarization. To provide any intended polarization state at the sample we perform polarization measurements based on simple and fast linear polarization analysis that together with calculations of the undulator radiation predicts undulator settings that cancel beam line polarization effects.

  16. A COUPLED TH/NEUTRONICS/CRUD FRAMEWORK IN PREDICTION OF CIPS PHENOMENON

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    Ling Zou; Hongbin Zhang; Jess Gehin; Brendan Kochunas

    2012-04-01

    A coupled TH/Neutronics/CRUD framework, which is able to simulate the CRUD deposits impact on CIPS phenomenon, was described in this paper. This framework includes the coupling among three essential physics, thermal-hydraulics, CRUD and neutronics. The overall framework was implemented by using the CFD software STAR-CCM+, developing CRUD codes, and using the neutronics code DeCART. The coupling was implemented by exchanging data between softwares using intermediate exchange files. A typical 3 by 3 PWR fuel pin problem was solved under this framework. The problem was solved in a 12 months length period of time. Time-dependent solutions were provided, including CRUD deposits inventory and their distributions on fuels, boron hideout amount inside CRUD deposits, as well as power shape changing over time. The results clearly showed the power shape suppression in regions where CRUD deposits exist, which is a strong indication of CIPS phenomenon.

  17. The Chachil Limestone (Pliensbachianeearliest Toarcian) Neuqun Basin, Argentina: UePb age calibration and its significance on the Early Jurassic

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    Galland, Olivier

    The Chachil Limestone (Pliensbachianeearliest Toarcian) Neuquén Basin, Argentina: UePb age Geológico Minero Argentino and CONICET, Av. Julio A. Roca 651, 1322 Buenos Aires, Argentina b Physics Geológicas, Universidad Nacional de la Plata, Calle 1 - # 644, 1900 La Plata, Argentina e Volcanic Basin

  18. Resistant Pest Management Newsletter A Biannual Newsletter of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems (CIPS) in Cooperation with the Insecticide

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    Isaacs, Rufus

    from Around the Globe Baseline Resistance Generating Base Line Data for Insecticide ResistanceResistant Pest Management Newsletter A Biannual Newsletter of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems (CIPS) in Cooperation with the Insecticide Resistance Action Committee (IRAC) and the Western

  19. FRAPTRAN Predictability of High Burnup Advanced Fuel Performance: Analysis of the CABRI CIP0-1 and CIP0-2 Experiments

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    Del Barrio, M.T.; Herranz, L.E. [CIEMAT, Unit of Nuclear Safety Research, Avda. Complutense, 22. 28040 Madrid (Spain)

    2007-07-01

    Adequacy of analytical tools to estimate advanced high burnup fuel during a power pulse need to be soundly proven. Most of models in codes dealing with transient are extrapolations of those developed for lower irradiations. In addition, lack of open information prevents often a proper account of mechanical properties of new advanced cladding material. These circumstances make experimental programs on high burnup fuel performance an indispensable tool to enhance safety codes predictability through building up sound databases on which models can be extended or developed and on which suitable code performance can be proven. The experiments CIP0-1 and CIP0-2, carried out on 2002 in the CABRI reactor, can be seen as reference tests to investigate high burnup fuel response to RIA transients. Fuel rods of up to 75 GWd/tU (average rod burnup) encapsulated in advanced cladding materials (ZIRLO and M5) were submitted to power pulses of about 30 ms of half maximum width that injected 90-100 cal/g after 1.2 s. None of the rodlets failed during the experiments, but they underwent deformation that was experimentally determined. The FRAPTRAN code has been used for the analysis of these RIA tests. The fuel rod characterization necessary for FRAPTRAN at the end of the base irradiation, prior to the transient, was provided by FRAPCON-3. An investigation of major deviations of fuel rod characterization at the end of the base irradiation has highlighted that thermal uncertainties could result in outstanding discrepancies in FGR estimates. Transient comparison with the available data shows that FRAPTRAN presents a relatively good agreement in permanent clad hoop strain and overestimates significantly the axial elongation of the cladding. The potential effect of approximations made in describing the cladding mechanical behavior, the fuel-to-clad relative movement and the pre-transient gap width, have been all discussed. Given existing uncertainties, a conclusive statement could not be reached though. In addition, an examination of the potential effect of uncertainties in heat transfer modeling led to the conclusion that this factor cannot play a major role in the mechanical discrepancies found. (authors)

  20. CIP Report

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  1. Histone deacetylase 3 represses p15{sup INK4b} and p21{sup WAF1/cip1} transcription by interacting with Sp1

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    Huang Weifeng [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Tan Dapeng [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Wang Xiuli [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Han Songyan [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Tan Jiang [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Zhao Yanmei [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China); Lu Jun [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China)]. E-mail: ycsuo@nenu.edu.cn; Huang Baiqu [Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun 130024 (China)

    2006-01-06

    Histone deacetylase 3 (HDAC3) has been implicated to play roles in governing cell proliferation. Here we demonstrated that the overexpression of HDAC3 repressed transcription of p15{sup INK4b} and p21{sup WAF1/cip1} genes in 293T cells, and that the recruitment of HDAC3 to the promoter regions of these genes was critical to this repression. We also showed that HDAC3 repressed GAL4-Sp1 transcriptional activity, and that Sp1 was co-immunoprecipitated with FLAG-tagged HDAC3. We conclude that HDAC3 can repress p15{sup INK4b} and p21{sup WAF1/cip1} transcription by interacting with Sp1. Furthermore, knockdown of HDAC3 by RNAi up-regulated the transcriptional expression of p15{sup INK4b}, but not that of p21{sup WAF1/cip1}, implicating the different roles of HDAC3 in repression of p15{sup INK4b} and p21{sup WAF1/cip1} transcription. Data from this study indicate that the inhibition of p15{sup INK4b} and p21{sup WAF1/cip1} may be one of the mechanisms by which HDAC3 participates in cell cycle regulation and oncogenesis.

  2. Bulk and mechanical properties of the Paintbrush tuff recovered from boreholes UE25 NRG-4 and -5: Data report

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    Boyd, P.J.; Noel, J.S.; Martin, R.J. [New England Research, Inc., White River Junction, VT (United States); Price, R.H. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    1996-09-01

    Experimental results are presented for bulk and mechanical properties measurements on specimens of the Paintbrush tuff recovered from boreholes UE25 NRG-4 and -5, at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Measurements have been performed on three thermal/mechanical units, PTn, TSwl, and TSw2. On each specimen the following bulk properties have been reported: dry bulk density, saturated bulk density, average grain density, and porosity. Unconfined compression to failure, confined compression to failure, and indirect tensile strength tests were performed on selected specimens recovered from the boreholes. In addition, compressional and shear wave velocities were measured on specimens designated for unconfined compression and confined compression experiments. Measurements were conducted at room temperature on nominally water-saturated specimens. The nominal rate for the fracture experiments was 10{sup -5}s{sup -1}.

  3. A Neutronic Analysis of TRU Recycling in PWRs Loaded with MOX-UE Fuel (MOX with U-235 Enriched U Support)

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    G. Youinou; S. Bays

    2009-05-01

    This report presents the results of a study dealing with the homogeneous recycling of either Pu or Pu+Np or Pu+Np+Am or Pu+Np+Am+Cm in PWRs using MOX-UE fuel, i.e. standard MOX fuel with a U235 enriched uranium support instead of the standard tail uranium (0.25%) for standard MOX fuel. This approach allows to multirecycle Pu or TRU (Pu+MA) as long as U235 is available, by keeping the Pu or TRU content in the fuel constant and at a value ensuring a negative moderator void coefficient (i.e. the loss of the coolant brings imperatively the reactor to a subcritical state). Once this value is determined, the U235 enrichment of the MOX-UE fuel is adjusted in order to reach the target burnup (51 GWd/t in this study).

  4. Mineralogy of drill holes J-13, UE-25A No. 1, and USW G-1 at Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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    Bish, D.L.; Chipera, S.J.

    1986-09-01

    The mineralogy of drill holes J-13, UE-25A No. 1, and USW G-1 was previously determined using qualitative and semiquantitative techniques, and most of the available data were neither complete nor accurate. New quantitative x-ray diffraction data were obtained for rocks from all three of these drill holes at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. These quantitative analyses employed both external and internal standard x-ray powder diffraction methods and permitted the precise determination of all phases commonly found in the tuffs at Yucca Mountain, including glass and opal-CT. These new data supplant previous analyses and include numerous additional phases. New findings of particular importance include better constraints on the distribution of the more soluble silica polymorphs, cristobalite and opal-CT. Opal-CT was associated solely with clinoptilolite-bearing horizons, and cristobalite disappearance coincided with the appearance of analcime in USW G-1. Unlike previous analyses, we identified significant amounts of smectite in drill hole J-13. We found no evidence to support previous reports of the occurrence of erionite or phillipsite in these drill holes.

  5. Dietary fish oil and butyrate increase apoptosis and decrease aberrant crypt foci in colon cancer by enhancing histone acetylation and p21waf1/cip1 expression 

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    Covert, Kristy Lynn

    2006-08-16

    experimental findings, we hypothesized that one mechanism by which dietary fish oil+pectin suppress the promotion stage of colon cancer is through butyrate, the fermentation product of fiber, targeting (in particular) the p21Waf1/Cip1 gene and, via targeted...

  6. CASL L1 Milestone report : CASL.P4.01, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis for CIPS with VIPRE-W and BOA.

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    Sung, Yixing (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA); Adams, Brian M.; Secker, Jeffrey R. (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, Cranberry Township, PA)

    2011-12-01

    The CASL Level 1 Milestone CASL.P4.01, successfully completed in December 2011, aimed to 'conduct, using methodologies integrated into VERA, a detailed sensitivity analysis and uncertainty quantification of a crud-relevant problem with baseline VERA capabilities (ANC/VIPRE-W/BOA).' The VUQ focus area led this effort, in partnership with AMA, and with support from VRI. DAKOTA was coupled to existing VIPRE-W thermal-hydraulics and BOA crud/boron deposit simulations representing a pressurized water reactor (PWR) that previously experienced crud-induced power shift (CIPS). This work supports understanding of CIPS by exploring the sensitivity and uncertainty in BOA outputs with respect to uncertain operating and model parameters. This report summarizes work coupling the software tools, characterizing uncertainties, and analyzing the results of iterative sensitivity and uncertainty studies. These studies focused on sensitivity and uncertainty of CIPS indicators calculated by the current version of the BOA code used in the industry. Challenges with this kind of analysis are identified to inform follow-on research goals and VERA development targeting crud-related challenge problems.

  7. Bulk and mechanical properties of the Paintbrush tuff recovered from boreholes UE25 NRG-2, 2A, 2B, and 3: Data report

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    Boyd, P.J.; Martin, R.J.; Noel, J.S. [New England Research, Inc., White River Junction, VT (United States); Price, R.H. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)

    1996-09-01

    An integral part of the licensing procedure for the potential nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, involves characterization of the in situ rheology for the design and construction of the facility and the emplacement of canisters containing radioactive waste. The data used to model the thermal and mechanical behavior of the repository and surrounding lithologies include dry and saturated bulk densities, average grain density, porosity, compressional and shear wave velocities, elastic moduli, and compressional and tensional fracture strengths. In this study, a suite of experiments was performed on cores recovered from boreholes UE25 NRG-2, 2A, 2B, and 3 drilled in support of the Exploratory Studies Facility (ESF) at Yucca Mountain. The holes penetrated the Timber Mountain tuff and two thermal/mechanical units of the Paintbrush tuff. The thermal/mechanical stratigraphy was defined by Ortiz to group rock horizons of similar properties for the purpose of simplifying modeling efforts. The relationship between the geologic stratigraphy and the thermal/mechanical stratigraphy for each borehole is presented. The tuff samples in this study have a wide range of welding characteristics (usually reflected in sample porosity), and a smaller range of mineralogy and petrology characteristics. Generally, the samples are silicic, ash-fall tuffs that exhibit large variability in their elastic and strength properties.

  8. Upgrading the UES Measure List

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  9. Departement Informatique M1 Informatique, UE 1

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    Richer, Jean-Michel

    (string& s) qui ´elimine les espaces, tabulations et re- tour `a la ligne en partie gauche de la cha`ere de la cha^ine qui n'est pas un espace, puis la fonction erase pour supprimer les caract`eres ind´esirables. Exercice 2 - Ecrire une fonction trim right(string& s) qui ´elimine les espaces, tabulations et retour `a

  10. Low Temperature Material Bonding Techniq Ue

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    Ramsey, J. Michael (Knoxville, TN); Foote, Robert S. (Oak Ridge, TN)

    2002-08-06

    A method of performing a lower temperature bonding technique to bond together two mating pieces of glass includes applying a sodium silicate aqueous solution between the two pieces.

  11. CIP cover 1 and 4.qxd

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    Economy The oil and natural gas industries provide almost 62% of the energy used in the United States. These energy sources are vital and directly underpin much of the U.S....

  12. CIP Degree Program USF Tampa USF Sarasota-

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    Meyers, Steven D.

    .0401 Urban and Community Design MS 05.0102 American Studies BA, MA 05.0107 Latin American Studies MA 05 Disorders MA 13.1101 Guidance & Counselor Education MA 13.1201 Adult Education MA 13.1202 Elementary & Engineering MS 14.1901 Mechanical Engineering BSME, ME, MME, MSME, MSES, PhD 14.3501 Industrial

  13. CIP cover 1 and 4.qxd

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  14. Master d'Ocanographie UE 357 `Invasions et transferts biologiques'

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    Boudouresque, Charles F.

    ), a Papaya parasite, invaded the Hawaii Islands, the first infestations were caught early on Kauai Island

  15. Master d'Ocanographie UE 357 `Invasions et transferts biologiques'

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    Boudouresque, Charles F.

    Sea and Brittany #12;L'évasion d'espèces agricoles et domestiques En 1956, un couple de chats Felis catus est amené à Kerguélen 25 ans plus tard, 13 25 ans plus tard, ils sont 120 000 In Guitton et Combes

  16. ue Ce ec o o es o a Energy Efficiency &

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    Cell Bus Evaluation DOE (FCT-Tech .Val.), NREL, and FTA are working closely to evaluate fuel cell phenomena improving MEA and stack performance · Optimize fuel cells and systems for early market Fleets: Summary of Experiences andy y p Current Status (September 2007), NREL/TP-560-41967, http://www.nrel

  17. Hydrogeologic characterization of wells HTH-1, UE18r, UE6e, and HTH-3, Nevada Test Site

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    Lyles, B.F.; McKay, W.A.; Chapman, J.B.; Tyler, S.W.

    1991-06-01

    Monitoring for the migration of contaminants in groundwater or for the proper design of nuclear test emplacement holes at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) requires proper placement and completion of monitoring wells. This is only possible if the hydrogeologic system is understood in a regional and local context, necessitating data from existing wells and boreholes. Though the NTS Groundwater Characterization Project will be drilling wells, their great expense limits the number of new wells. However, there are many existing boreholes and wells on the NTS which have not been completely evaluated hydrologically. Some of these are incorporated in the Long Term Hydrologic Monitoring Program (LTHMP) of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), others are related to the testing programs. In all cases, additional site investigation in necessary to properly interpret the hydrogeologic data from these wells. Monitoring wells on the NTS are poorly characterized with regard to aquifers penetrated, vertical hydraulic gradients, and vertical variations in water quality. One of the goals of the well validation program was to gain a thorough understanding of the parameters needed to interpret the source and fate potential hazardous and radioactive substances that may be detected in these wells in the future. One of the most critical parameters for monitoring is the knowledge of what aquifer or geologic unit is being sampled when a water sample is collected. Pumped water samples are weighted most heavily to the water quality of the most productive (highest transmissivity) aquifer penetrated by the well.

  18. The N-end rule degradation pathway : substrate recognition and staged delivery to the CIpAP protease by the CIpS adaptor protein

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    Román Hernández, Giselle

    2011-01-01

    Regulated protein degradation is crucial in the regulation of many physiological processes as well as in protein quality control. In all organisms, ranging from bacteria to mammals, ATP-dependent proteases carry out regulated ...

  19. Microsoft Word - CIP_CyberAssessmentGuide.doc

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  20. City of Las Vegas 5yr CIP 2010-2014

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  1. The CIP Report: Smart Grid Security (August 2012)

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  2. EL PROGRAMA HORIZONTE 2020 DE LA UE DE INVESTIGACIN E INNOVACIN

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    sustentarán las empresas del mañana y ayudar a las PYME innovadoras europeas a convertirse en empresas líderes

  3. MORPHOLOGY AND STRUCTURE OF SHELL Appearance and pr1nc1pal ues__. ._______ 16

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    bilaterally symmetrical mollusk with the plane of symmetry passing be- tween the two valves parallel AXES The body of the oyster is covered with two calcareous valves joined together by a resilient ligament along the narrow hinge line. The valves are slightly asymmetrical. The left one is larger

  4. Internet: http://ue.eu.int/Newsroom E-mail: press.office@consilium.eu.int

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    ), establishing a European Chemicals Agency and amending Directive 1999/45/EC and Regulation (EC) (on Persistent Organic Pollutants) = Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 67/548/EEC in order to adapt it to Regulation (EC) of the European Parliament

  5. Bando Mobilit Internazionale 2013/2014 Scuola di Architettura e Societ Accordi Bilaterali Extra-UE

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    www.unb.br Balducci Urb LM 2 Universidade Federal da Bahia www.portal.ufba.br Dorigati Arch LM 3 Catolica del Perù www.pucp.edu.pe Lucchini Arch LM 2 RUSSIA Moscow Institute of Architecture www

  6. Abstract.-A new species of ghost shrimp Lepidophthalmus sin'Ue?l8'is is

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    of a penaeid shrimp farm owned by the company Agro- soledad S.A. (located south of Car- tagena. In July of 1990, biologists from the company, suspecting that the thalassinid might be the cause that the specimens represented a new species of the family Callianas- sidae. Subsequently, we traveled to the shrimp

  7. Re-Engineering Grep and Diff for NERC CIP Gabriel A. Weaver and Sean W. Smith

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    Smith, Sean W.

    of Computer Science Dartmouth College Hanover, New Hampshire 03784 Email: (gweave01,sws control networks must comply with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation's Critical

  8. Toward a Cyber-Physical Topology Language: Applications to NERC CIP Audit

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    Sanders, William H.

    from the importance and limitations of several audit scenarios: account manage- ment, vulnerability assessment, and configuration manage- ment. Those scenarios occur in the context of the North American to make power control networks less vulnerable to cyber attack and to decrease the chance of outages

  9. The CIP Report November 2006 An Emerging Issue We Cannot Ignore

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    the span of the last few months, two reports have been is- sued ­ one by the US Department of Energy (DOE perspective is that for the first time both DOE and NERC independently make an explicit linkage between with engineering and technical expertise ­ and reliability. This article examines the DOE and NERC reports through

  10. Microsoft Word - Cyber-Wireless-CIP_Draft_ 5 1_2-25-09_clean.doc

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyTher i nAand DOE SafetyofDepartment of EnergyNorthern Pass ProjectProjectWireless

  11. The CIP Report, Vol.11, No. 2 (August 2012): Smart Grid Security |

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Homesum_a_epg0_fpd_mmcf_m.xls" ,"Available from WebQuantity of Natural GasAdjustmentsShirleyEnergyThe U.S.Laclede GasEfficiency MaineAuto industry workers retrain(EAP)Superior

  12. "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report.

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Delicious Rank EERE: Alternative FuelsofProgram:Y-12 Beta-3 Racetracks Y-12 Beta-3of thePolicies Act of 1978 (PURPA)

  13. Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1 UE Geometrie et Calcul Differentiel Parcours Math-Info -Licence 2`eme annee Printemps 2012

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    Frabetti, Alessandra

    `edre de Fr´enet, la courbure et la torsion de partout o`u c'est possible. Le param´etrage est-il bir

  14. Resistant Pest Management Newsletter A Biannual Newsletter of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems (CIPS) in Cooperation with the Insecticide

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    Isaacs, Rufus

    coffeae Nietner) of Tea to Commonly Used Acaricides from the Darjeeling Foothills and Plains of North of Nutrients and Systemic Acquired Resistance Elicitors on Incidence of Greening Disease in Citrus -- H

  15. Resistant Pest Management Newsletter A Biannual Newsletter of the Center for Integrated Plant Systems (CIPS) in Cooperation with the Insecticide

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    Isaacs, Rufus

    Management Programs ­ James E. Dripps, Luis E. Gomez, Anthony W. Weiss, Joe Funderburk, Boris A. Castro. Ayyasamy and A. Regupathy_________________________ 23 Polymorphism cox1 gene of Colorado Potato Beetle

  16. Networks, deregulation, and risk : the politics of critical infrastructure protection

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    Ellis, Ryan Nelson

    2011-01-01

    Corporation. (NERC). Cyber Security. Multiple Vol. FERC.RM 06-22. -- -- --. ?Cyber Security: Standard CIP-002-1–CIP-Asked Questions (FAQs): Cyber Security Standards CIP–002–1

  17. "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8 "Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems." The CIP Report. Vol 7 No 8...

  18. J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 137, No. 7, July 1990 9 The Electrochemical Society, Inc. 2103 U~e standard potential of the reference electrode on the

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    Economou, Demetre J.

    . Twardoch, in "Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Technology," (PV 84-13) J. R. Selman and T. D. Claar, Editors, p

  19. Experimental study of the FeNiTi system L.I. Duarte a,b,*, U.E. Klotz a,1

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    Giger, Christine

    system, which is relevant for many different materials such as steels, Ni-based superalloys, alloyed a mixture of Ni and Ti powders on an iron substrate and annealing at 1100, 1200 and 1250 C for 5­120 min

  20. 612I eea eitrIVl 7,N.281TusaDcme 2,19I ue n euain DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

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    of Indians, with all minerals reserved to the United States. This action will open the land to mining, New Mexico State Office, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502-0115, 505-438-7594. By virtue States mining laws and to the operation of the mineral leasing laws, subject to valid existing rights

  1. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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    UES (Gas)- Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program UniSource Energy Services (UES) offers the Commercial Energy Solutions Program for non-residential gas customers to install...

  2. Combat-related blast injuries : injury types and outcomes

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    Eskridge, Susan Lindsay

    2011-01-01

    =Spinal Cord Injury, VCI=Vertebral Column Injury, UE=Upper=Spinal Cord Injury, VCI=Vertebral Column Injury, UE=Upper

  3. Proceedings of the Second CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing, pages 99105, Tianjin, China, 20-21 DEC. 2012

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    , Anhui China, 230009. School of Computer Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology Dalian

  4. Proceedings of the Second CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing, pages 7478, Tianjin, China, 20-21 DEC. 2012

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    2012 Jing Zhang Dalian University of Technology, DaLian, P. R. China. zhangjingqf@mail.dlut.edu.cn Degen Huang Dalian University of Technology, DaLian, P. R. China. huangdg@dlut.edu.cn Xia Han Dalian University of Technology, DaLian, P. R. China. hanxia@mail.dlut.edu.cn Wei Wang Dalian University

  5. Proceedings of the Third CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing, pages 8589, Wuhan, China, 20-21 October 2014

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    Computing (Dalian University) , Ministry of Education, Dalian, 116622, P. R. China chechao101@163.com

  6. Proceedings of the Second CIPS-SIGHAN Joint Conference on Chinese Language Processing, pages 8589, Tianjin, China, 20-21 DEC. 2012

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    ­89, Tianjin, China, 20-21 DEC. 2012 Micro blogs Oriented Word Segmentation System Yijia Liu , Meishan Zhang Institute of Technology, China {yjliu,mszhang,car,tliu}@ir.hit.edu.cn School attached to Huazhong University of Science and Technology Wuhan, 430074 brooklet60@gmail.com Abstract We present a Chinese word

  7. Teaching Science with Science Fiction

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    Wu, Mingshen

    ·Focus on 4 aliens from spaceship stranded in near- Earth space by catastrophic accident ·Contact Earth Text book company ultimately removed SF #12;! #12;CIPS Aliens · CIPS Aliens · Represent 4 modes

  8. DOE Seeking Proposals to Advance Distributed Wind Turbine Technology...

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    Project (CIP). The CIP aims to help U.S. manufacturers of small and mid-sized wind turbines with rotor swept areas up to 1,000 square meters improve their turbine designs...

  9. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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

    Program (CIP) qua... Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial, Residential, Agricultural Savings Category: Geothermal Heat Pumps, RefrigeratorsFreezers, Water Heaters, Lighting,...

  10. www.apre.it Universit degli Studi La Sapienza

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    Nazionale: Bioeconomy NMP ERC borgna@apre.it #12;2014 - 2020 Europa 2020 Innovation Union 7 PQ EIT CIP

  11. Uranium, thorium isotopic analyses and uranium-series ages of calcite and opal, and stable isotopic compositions of calcite from drill cores UE25a No. 1, USW G-2 and USW G-3/GU-3, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    Szabo, B.J.; Kyser, T.K.

    1985-12-31

    Fracture and cavity filling calcite and opal in the unsaturated zone of three drill cores at Yucca Mountain were analyzed for uranium and stable isotope contents, and were dated by the uranium-series method. Stable isotope data indicate that the water from which the calcite precipitated was meteoric in origin. The decrease in {sup 18}O and increase in {sup 13}C with depth are interpreted as being due to the increase in temperature in drill holes corresponding to an estimated maximum geothermal gradient of 43{sup 0} per km. Of the eighteen calcite and opal deposits dated, four of the calcite and all four of the opal deposits yield dates older than 400,000 years and ten of the remaining calcite deposits yield dates between 26,000 and 310,000 years. The stable isotope and uranium data together with the finite uranium-series dates of precipitation suggest a complex history of fluid movements, rock and water interactions, and episodes of fracture filling during the last 310,000 years. 10 refs., 7 figs., 4 tabs.

  12. Operator and radio resource sharing in multi-carrier environments

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    Teeraparpwong, Pongsakorn

    2009-01-01

    a Radio Network System (RNS). RNSs are interconnected toBSC MS BTS CM SM RB UI PS-CN RNS Internet UE UI UE Node B CMavailable bandwidth at each RNS/BSS and donating available

  13. EL PAS, viernes 1 de diciembre de 2006 COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA / 47 MAGDA R. BROX, Valencia

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    in- tercambio de universitarios en la UE fue galardonado con el Premio Príncipe de Asturias en 2004

  14. Energy: Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources Sector-Specific...

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    of the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) Base Plan, a comprehensive risk management framework that defines critical infrastructure protection (CIP) roles and...

  15. Energy Department Helps Manufacturers of Small and Mid-Size Wind...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Pika Energy, Bergey Windpower, Endurance Windpower, Northern Power Systems, Urban Green Energy, Intergrid, Wetzel Engineering, Primus Wind Power, and Ventera Wind. The CIP...

  16. CASL Industry Council Meeting

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    Shift (CIPS), Crud Induced Localized Corrosion (CILC), Grid to Rod Fretting (GTRF), Pellet Cladding Interaction (PCI), Departure from Nucleate Boiling (DNB), Clad Integrity 2 of...

  17. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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

    Minnesota customers are eligible for the 1.9% Energy Efficiency plan to help pay for Conservation Improvement Program (CIP) qua... Eligibility: Commercial, Industrial,...

  18. Trichoderma genes

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    Foreman, Pamela (Los Altos, CA); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Ward, Michael (San Francisco, CA)

    2012-06-19

    Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry.

  19. SESSIONI DI ACCOMPAGNAMENTO 30 maggio 2014

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    Lanubile, Filippo

    Operativo per la Fase 3 del Progetto ILO2", cofinanziato dall'UE a valere sul PO FESR 2007-2013, Asse I Operativo per la Fase 3 del Progetto ILO2", cofinanziato dall'UE a valere sul PO FESR 2007-2013, Asse I Operativo per la Fase 3 del Progetto ILO2", cofinanziato dall'UE a valere sul PO FESR 2007-2013, Asse I

  20. Device-to-Device Assisted Video Transmission

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    Shen, Y; Zhou, W; Wu, P; Toni, L; Cosman, P C; Milstein, L B

    2013-01-01

    Equipment (UE) radio transmission and reception (3GPP TSand Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Transmission-Capacity Tradeoff”,Device Assisted Video Transmission Yichao Shen, Wenwen Zhou,

  1. Web-based Selection of Optimal Translations of Short Queries Paolo Rosso and Davide Buscaldi

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    Rosso, Paolo

    : Traducci´on Autom´atica, B´usqueda de Respuestas Multiling¨ue, Miner´ia de Datos en la Web Abstract

  2. Power Politics: The Political Economy of Russia's Electricity Sector Liberalization

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    Wengle, Susanne Alice

    2010-01-01

    plants. In European Russia, gas and electricity productionlevel distribution of gas within Russia. 3, foreign ownersoligarchs – Gazprom (Russia’s gas monopolist), UES (the

  3. Toxic Substances Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Toxic Substance Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities Compliance Agreement (TSCA-UE- FFCA), February 20, 1992 State Kentucky Agreement Type Compliance Agreement Legal...

  4. Toxic Substances Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    Toxic Substance Control Act Uranium Enrichment Federal Facilities Compliance Agreement (TSCA-UE- FFCA), February 20, 1992 State Ohio Agreement Type Compliance Agreement Legal...

  5. Drug Court Effectiveness: A Review of California Evaluation Reports, 1995-1999

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    Guydish, Joseph R PhD; Wolfe, Ellen; Tajima, Barbara; Woods, William J

    2006-01-01

    Evaluation qfthe Oakland Drug Court Afur ?ue Ycan. Onklsnd.39; Journal ¢JP:ydIurclive Drugs 378 - -. ~z. ~. ;- Sa;;n"IDrug Courl::

  6. Handoff for Wireless Networks with Mobile Relay Hongxia Zhao, Rongsheng Huang , Jietao Zhang and Yuguang Fang

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    Fang, Yuguang "Michael"

    is the mobile relay stations (MRSs), which is installed on the high-capacity vehicle such as the high-speed rail failure rate when UEs are moving with high speed. The effects of the terminals or UEs moving velocities passes through different cells. With demand on high data rate, the traditional cellular network may

  7. Non-Local Effects in a Bounded Afterglow Plasma with Fast Electrons

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    Kaganovich, Igor

    Non-Local Effects in a Bounded Afterglow Plasma with Fast Electrons V. I. Demidov UES, inc. and WVU Electron Temperature and Density in the Afterglow (Post-Discharge) #12;UES Plasma Models · Fluid (continuum-local kinetic models At low pressure, when the plasma scale L is less than electron energy relaxation length

  8. Acknowledgements. This work was partially supported by NSF CAREER IIS-0845282, ARO YIP W911NF-11-1-0090 and DARPA Mind's Eye W911NF-10-2-0062.

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    Krovi, Venkat

    in the final segmentation based on various post hoc feature criteria, such as motion, object-ness or human-ness: - Unsupervised: Motion. - Supervised, Category-Independent: Object-ness. - Supervised: Human-ness, Car-ness, etc and Flattening) UES on Human-ness (Selection and Flattening) UES on Car-ness (Selection a

  9. Geochronologic and paleontologic evidence for a PacificeAtlantic connection during the late Oligoceneeearly Miocene in the

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    Finger, Kenneth L.

    Geochronologic and paleontologic evidence for a PacificeAtlantic connection during the late Oligocene-early Miocene UePb geochronology Biostratigraphy Marine transgression a b s t r a c t Cenozoic of these strata, we combined UePb (LA-MC-ICPMS) geochronology on detrital zircons with sedimentologic

  10. Reducing axial offset and improving stability in PWRs by using uraniumethorium fuel

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    Demazière, Christophe

    Reducing axial offset and improving stability in PWRs by using uraniumethorium fuel Cheuk Wah Lau a that a new type uraniumethorium (UeTh) based fuel assembly could be used to achieve a more homogenous radial that a core containing UeTh fuel assemblies also reduces the AO and improves the core stability

  11. MueLu User's Guid for Trilinos Version 11.12.

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    Hu, Jonathan J.; Prokopenko, Andrey; Wiesner, Tobias A.; Siefert, Christopher; Tuminaro, Raymond S.

    2014-10-01

    This is the official user guide for the M UE L U multigrid library in Trilinos version 11.12. This guide provides an overview of M UE L U , its capabilities, and instructions for new users who want to start using M UE L U with a minimum of effort. Detailed information is given on how to drive M UE L U through its XML interface. Links to more advanced use cases are given. This guide gives information on how to achieve good parallel performance, as well as how to introduce new algorithms. Finally, readers will find a comprehensive listing of available M UE L U options. Any options not documented in this manual should be considered strictly experimental.

  12. The ELI Weekly Vol. 27, Issue 5, June 15, 2015

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    Sin, Peter

    to recharge your batteries! Then study hard and go to all your classes. The end of the term will then much photos on the UF English Language Institute Group! If you want to share your photos from the CIP

  13. Novel SCN9A Mutations Underlying Extreme Pain Phenotypes: Unexpected Electrophysiological and Clinical Phenotype Correlations

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    Emery, Edward C.; Habib, Abdella M.; Cox, James J.; Nicholas, Adeline K.; Gribble, Fiona M.; Woods, C. Geoffrey; Reimann, Frank

    2015-05-20

    shift in steady-state slow inactivation, characteristics more commonly associated with PEPD. In two compound heterozygous CIP patients, we found mutations that still retained functionality of the channels, with two C-terminal mutations (W1775R and L...

  14. Development of a Computer-based Benchmarking and Analytical Tool: Benchmarking and Energy & Water Savings Tool in Dairy Plants (BEST-Dairy)

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    Xu, Tengfang

    2013-01-01

    for hygiene processes that uses both thermal energy ande.g. , ,CIP). Thermal energy is used in processes such asThermal energy (e.g. , natural gas) is used in processes

  15. Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program Development of a Computer-based Benchmarking and Analytical Tool: Benchmarking and Energy & Water Savings Tool in Dairy Plants (BEST-Dairy)

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    Xu, Tengfang

    2013-01-01

    for hygiene processes that uses both thermal energy ande.g. , CIP). Thermal energy is used in processes such asThermal energy (e.g. , natural gas) is used in processes

  16. Pika Energy Develops Innovative Manufacturing Process and Lowers...

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

    CIP is to help U.S. manufacturers that produce distributed wind systems to lower the cost of energy from their turbines and increase their market competitiveness. By focusing on...

  17. The ELI Weekly Vol. 27, Issue 3, June 1, 2015

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    Sin, Peter

    building management unless there is an actual emergency. Falsely pulling a fire alarm is against the law to share your photos from the CIP activities, you can post them in the Facebook group or you can email them

  18. ! " # $ %& '&( ) 0 10 2 13& 3 2&( 3 !4 5) 3 6 ( (87 9 9 9 6 @BAC D&C D EF G C D&H I CE P I Q C AR I Q S T R I UE PE I V E&R IW Q PQ SSE S W PR V E X X AI Y ` H T W WF a a a `

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    Khan, Javed I.

    by many factors. In the critical path are network forward trip delay dominated by network latency path latency and removes the delay due to congestion in links upstream to the critical path X AI Y ` H T W W©F a a a ` b c dc e fc g h i e i p i g q q r s t u v w x y 1 Active Streaming

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    Sussex, University of

    that it would be prudent not to inaugurate new initiatives involving transfer of enrichment and reprocessing) Additional Protocol must become an essential new standard, alongside the IAEA's comprehensive safeguards

  20. Erasmus+, uma excelente notcia para milhes de europeus

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    Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

    empregabilidade e têm também um impacto na economia da UE a nível global. O programa Erasmus+ tem três objectivos estratégicas de menor escala procurarão igualmente incentivar a cooperação entre a aprendizagem formal e não

  1. GEOPHYSICS

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    19 800 sismi ues dans les milieux strati?és a deux et trois dimensions: contri ution a la construction et a lime relation des sismo- grammes synthetiques: These

  2. Jacobian Conjecture and the Degree of Field Extension

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    A Thesis. Submihlzed to the Faculty- of. Pur?ue University by. Yitgng Zhang. In Partiai Fhi?ll-mem of'the. Requirements. for the Degree of. Doctorxof 'Phiiasephy.

  3. Transmitter based techniques for ISI and MAI mitigation in CDMA-TDD downlink 

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    Georgoulis, Stamatis L

    The third-generation (3G) of mobile communications systems aim to provide enhanced voice, text and data services to the user. These demands give rise to the complexity and power consumption of the user equipment (UE) ...

  4. A Comparative Analysis of Speed Profile Models for Ankle Pointing Movements: Evidence that Lower and Upper Extremity Discrete Movements are Controlled by a Single Invariant Strategy

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    Vaisman, Lev

    Little is known about whether our knowledge of how the central nervous system controls the upper extremities (UE), can generalize, and to what extent to the lower limbs. Our continuous efforts to design the ideal adaptive ...

  5. Radiation Characteristics of Botryococcus braunii, Chlorococcum littorale, and Chlorella sp. Used For CO2 Fixation and Biofuel Production

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    Berberoglu, Halil; Gomez, Pedro; Pilon, Laurent

    2009-01-01

    MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant [48]. Radiationcarbon dioxide from power plant ?ue gas by the physicala 20 MW natural gas ?red cogeneration power plant [47] and a

  6. Statistique & Informatique Dcisionnelle

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    Dambrine, Marc

    projets 16 · Normes et certifications 17 · Conception d'indicateurs / tableaux de bord 30 TOTAL UE1 100 normes ISO, en méthodologie statistique, pour le recueil de l'information et l'élaboration d

  7. Dipartimento di Ingegneria Astronautica, Elettrica ed Energetica

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    Di Pillo, Gianni

    'ESECUZIONE DEI PROGETTI SMART CITY DA PARTE DEGLI STUDENTI DEL "CORSO DI ALTA FORMAZIONE IN SMART CITY" PER; - COMPROVATA CONOSCENZA DELLE NORME, PROCEDURE E CONTENUTI TECNICI DEI BANDI UE IN AMBITO SMART CITY DURATA

  8. Polygamy of distributed entanglement

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    Buscemi, Francesco [Statistical Laboratory, DPMMS, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0WB (United Kingdom); Gour, Gilad [Institute for Quantum Information Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 (Canada); Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 (Canada); Kim, Jeong San [Institute for Quantum Information Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4 (Canada)

    2009-07-15

    While quantum entanglement is known to be monogamous (i.e., shared entanglement is restricted in multipartite settings), here we show that distributed entanglement (or the potential for entanglement) is by nature polygamous. By establishing the concept of one-way unlocalizable entanglement (UE) and investigating its properties, we provide a polygamy inequality of distributed entanglement in tripartite quantum systems of arbitrary dimension. We also provide a polygamy inequality in multiqubit systems and several trade-offs between UE and other correlation measures.

  9. Real Property Update Form Fiscal Year: 2007-2008

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    Elzanowski, Marek

    Real Property Update Form Fiscal Year: 2007-2008 Action: ___New CIP Record ___ Increase Existing:_________________ Print Clear #12;19) Funding Source Information: (enter all funding distributions that incurred capital/Code: Date: 25) Depreciation Start Date: (see OUS Fiscal Policy Manual for definition) Date: Notes

  10. Transport and equilibrium in molecular plasmas: the sulfur lamp

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    Eindhoven, Technische Universiteit

    Foundation, STW, as project ETN.3892 CIP-DATA LIBRARY TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN Johnston, Colin 2.2 Origin and operational trends in the spectrum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 2.2.1 Origin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2.2.3 Spectral trends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 2.3 State

  11. B.4 ROOF SYSTEMS B.4 Roof System

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    Gelfond, Michael

    B.4 ROOF SYSTEMS B.4 Roof System Page 1 of 4 Attachment C 05/07/09 SYSTEM AUDIT INSPECTION REPORT SUMMARY B4-Roof System Facility Name: Facility #: Audit By: Audit Date: SYSTEM CONDITION RATING WORK ORDER/CIP # #12;B.4 ROOF SYSTEMS B.4 Roof System Page 2 of 4 Attachment C 05/07/09 Sub

  12. Interactions in Virtual Worlds

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    Theune, Mariët

    TECHNOLOGY MAY 19-21, 1999 ENSCHEDE, THE NETHERLANDS Anton Nijholt, Olaf Donk and Betsy van Dijk (eds.) i #12;CIP GEGEVENS KONINKLIJKE BIBLIOTHEEK, DEN HAAG Nijholt, A., Donk, O.A., Van Dijk, E.M.A.G. van Dijk (eds.) Enschede, Universiteit Twente, Faculteit Informatica ISSN 0929­0672 trefwoorden

  13. EuroHaptics 2010 PROCEEDINGS OF THE EUROHAPTICS 2010

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    Theune, Mariët

    -VISUAL STIMULI: ENHANCING EXPERIENCES AND INTERACTION Amsterdam, July 7, 2010 Anton Nijholt, Esko O. Dijk, Paul M.C. Lemmens, Steven Luitjens (eds.) #12;CIP GEGEVENS KONINKLIJKE BIBLIOTHEEK, DEN HAAG Nijholt, A., Dijk, E. Nijholt, E.O. Dijk, P.M.C. Lemmens, S. Luitjens (eds.) Amsterdam, Universiteit Twente, Faculteit

  14. coleo explorando o ensino o brasil e o meio ambiente antrtico

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    coleção explorando o ensino 10 volume o brasil e o meio ambiente antártico #12;#12;coleção explorando o ensino volume 10 ensino fundamental e ensino médio o brasil e o meio ambiente antártico #12 Dados Internacionais de Catalogação na Publicação (CIP) O Brasil e o meio ambiente antártico : ensino

  15. Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61, pp. 733 to 746, 2005 Sediment model,

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    Chikamoto, Megumi O.

    733 Journal of Oceanography, Vol. 61, pp. 733 to 746, 2005 Keywords: Sediment model, sediment to an Abrupt Change of Biogenic Silica Flux by a Sediment Model for Long Timescale Simulations MEGUMI O-dimensional sediment model was developed by introducing the CIP-CSL2 scheme in the advection term. This enables us

  16. Database Design Appendix B, app2.tex This file is c 1977 and 1983 by McGraw-Hill and c 1986, 2001 by Gio Wiederhold.

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    Wiederhold, Gio

    , and NASIS. Kim79 surveyed relational DBMS' and Wiederhold82 includes descriptions of distributed DBMS ACCENT R National Information DEC10/20 Com DBMS slc rel stq 1981 Syst, Cupertino CA sch ADABAS software ag IBM360/370 Com DBMS hlc stq sch 1971 Darmstadt FRG Siemens drf cip pri rec Atre80 ADEPT System Dev

  17. Formal analysis of multi-party contract signing Rohit Chadha (rchadha@sussex.ac.uk)

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    Scedrov, Andre

    funded by the "Communaut´e Fran¸caise de Belgique". Partially sup- ported by the ACI-SI Rossignol, the ACI JC 9005 and the RNTL project PROUV´E 03V360. Partially supported by OSD/ONR CIP/SW URI "Software recourse to prevent endless waiting. Both fairness and timeliness are standard properties that are also

  18. Supplementary Information Adsorption and oxidation of fluoroquinolone antibacterial agents and

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    Huang, Ching-Hua

    Station Road, Athens, GA 30605 Text S1. Synthesis of goethite. Text S2. Reaction setup. Fig. S1. SEM evolution from the oxidation of CIP by Syn-FeOOH. 1 #12;Text S1. Synthesis of goethite. Briefly, 283 g of Fe and structurally related amines in the presence of goethite Huichun Zhang1 , Ching-Hua Huang* School of Civil

  19. CHANGES TO THE CDS FOR 2003-2004 A0. Respondent Information: This item collects respondent name and contact information in case questions arise.

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    Selmic, Sandra

    to include only institutional aid. J. Degrees Conferred: CIP 2000's two-digit categories are now listed application site on the Internet? If so, please specify: A2. Source of institutional control (check one only of students for each of the following categories as of the institution's official fall reporting date

  20. RESEARCH PAPER How are leaves plumbed inside a branch? Differences in

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    Sack, Lawren

    ), hydraulic press, milling equipment (e.g., attritors and SPEX mills), furnaces, induction heating, vacuum presses, melt spinning, arc melter, servo-hydraulic and screw driven tensile testing, extensometry, particle/powder size analysis, porosity measurement, hot- and cold- isostatic pressing (HIP, CIP

  1. Nuclear Science & Engineering Directorate

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    · Over 7 million independent regions for power prediction and isotopic depletion · Accurate prediction by the neutronics capability to assess the effects of the boron layer on the power distribution along the length of the pin (i.e. CIPS risk) · The simulation produced findings useful to operating PWRs : Significant

  2. Mathematical Jacobi Operators

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    Teschl, Gerald

    -LATEX, PicTEX, and Makeindex. Version: November 7, 2012. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data CIP Copying and reprinting. Individual readers of this publication, and nonprofit libraries acting-adjoint operators and develop discrete Weyl-Titchmarsh-Kodaira theory, covering all classical aspects like Weyl m-functions

  3. The Good, the Bad, the Ugly...We Feel Your Pain: A Review of the Intricacies of the IRB Application

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    Arslan, Hüseyin

    . #12;+ IRB Review/Research Type Review Type Exempt Expedited Full Board Research Types Biomedical Application Cheryl L. Byers, MHA, CIP Director, Research Integrity & Compliance USF #12;+ Overview of the IRB approval continuing oversight Jurisdiction of the IRB -All research activities involving human subjects

  4. Facult de Sant Publique Formation continue

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    Nesterov, Yurii

    Faculté de Santé Publique Formation continue en management des institutions de soins Programme 2011, management stratégique (UCL, ULB) CIPS p.16 > Certificat interuniversitaire en management de la qualité dans) p.19 > Certificat interuniversitaire en management médical (ULB, UCL) CIMM p.19 > Certificat

  5. Organizing Women in Physics Working Groups Corinna Kausch, Gillian Butcher, Marcia Barbosa, and Rachel Ivie

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    Barbosa, Marcia C. B.

    Organizing Women in Physics Working Groups Corinna Kausch, Gillian Butcher, Marcia Barbosa://proceedings.aip.org/dbt/dbt.jsp?KEY=APCPCS&Volume=1119&Issue=1 Published by the American Institute of Physics. Related Articles Ten years ago: Jul/Aug 1988 Comput. Phys. 12, 311 (1998) CIP Website Online version enhances article on computational physics

  6. A CARBON METER FOR OPTIMISATION OF GOLD

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    Mucina, Ladislav

    A CARBON METER FOR OPTIMISATION OF GOLD EXTRACTION IP COMMERCIALISATION Tom Hammond Business of technology The Carbon-in-Pulp (CIP) process is used as the primary gold extraction method in gold mines around the world. An observation that activated carbon added to the circuit is not well monitored

  7. Supporting Argumentative Knowledge Construction in Face-to-Face Settings: From ArgueTable to ArgueWall

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    , Media Informatics, University of Munich, Amalienstrasse 17, 80333 Munich, Germany Frank Fischer.streng@ifi.lmu.de, karsten.stegmann@psy.lmu.de, wagnerchr@cip.ifi.lmu.de, sonja_v_b@yahoo.com, frank.fischer knowledge construction in co-located collaborative learning. During an iterative design process different

  8. Cover. Insert, ground-shaking damage from the 1949 Puget Sound earthquake to unrein-forced masonry in Seattle, Wash. Photograph by George Cankonen, Seattle Times. Back-

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    Goldfinger, Chris

    -607-89262-5 95­37559 CIP #12;III CONTENTS VOLUME 2 EARTHQUAKE HAZARDS An Introduction to Predicting Earthquake................................................ 307 GROUND-MOTION PREDICTION Engineering Characterization of Earthquake Strong Ground Motions#12;Cover. Insert, ground-shaking damage from the 1949 Puget Sound earthquake to unrein- forced

  9. Measurement of the underlying event activity using charged-particle jets in proton-proton collisions at $\\sqrt{s}$ = 2.76 TeV

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    Khachatryan, V.

    2015-09-21

    A measurement of the underlying event (UE) activity in proton-proton collisions is performed using events with charged-particle jets produced in the central pseudorapidity region (|? jet| T jet T jet in terms of the average multiplicity and scalar sum of transverse momenta (pT) of charged particles, with |?| T > 0.5 GeV, in the azimuthal regionmore »transverse to the highest pT jet direction. By further dividing the transverse region into two regions of smaller and larger activity, various components of the UE activity are separated. As a result, the measurements are compared to previous results at 0.9 and 7 TeV, and to predictions of several Monte Carlo event generators, providing constraints on the modelling of the UE dynamics« less

  10. Development of an Energy Consumption Model at a Multi-Product Chemical Plant 

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    Wyhs, N. A.; Logsdon, J. E.

    1980-01-01

    values through 1985. production units. Major uti Iities include The Texas City Plant has an internal commitment. electricity, 1000 psi steam, 600 psi steam, 200 to reduce the index by 40 percent from 1972 levels psi steam, 70 psi steam, cooling water... M .703 t p t n = 3.45 = 1.61 U70 = -27 + 2.9 T + 72 M .418 tt t n = 1.81 = 3.55 - UE = I. 17 x 10' .52 w .j:' .j:' U,OOO U200 U70 UE P T M = 1000 # Steam Ibs/day = 200 # Steam Ibs/day = 70 # Steam Ibs/day = Electricity...

  11. Performance Analysis of Block Codes over Finite-state Channels in Delay-sensitive Communications 

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    Hamidi Sepehr, Fatemeh

    2014-01-22

    of the queue exceeding a threshold as functions of block length N and code rate R. The system parameters considered above are subject to maxi,j P˜ue,SN |S0(j|i) ? 10 ?5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 III.4 Exact probability of the queue... exceeding a threshold as functions of block length N and code rate R. These system parameters meet the constraint maxi,j P¯ue,SN |S0(j|i) ? 10 ?5. . . . . . . . . . . 92 x CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION I.1 Background Framework With the ever increasing popularity...

  12. Dynamical approach to MPI in W+dijet and Z+dijet production within the PYTHIA event generator

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    Blok, B

    2015-01-01

    The new numerical approach that includes 1 to 2 mechanism is applied to double parton scattering (DPS) in W+dijet and Z+dijet final state production in proton-proton collisions at LHC. By using the underlying event (UE) simulation from a pythia 8 tune extracted in hadronic events, we show that, like in the case of a four-jet final state, the inclusion of 1 to 2 mechanism improves the description of experimental data measured at 7 TeV. In addition, predictions for proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 14 TeV are shown for DPS- and UE-sensitive observables.

  13. Mixed-Integer Models for Nonseparable Piecewise Linear ...

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    2009-06-23

    appear as cost functions of supply chain problems to model discounts for ...... problems include the supply and demand information and capacities ue for each arc e. .... of the integrality GAP for SOS2, which translates into a need to process a ...

  14. Proceedings of the ACL Student Research Workshop, pages 96102, Sofia, Bulgaria, August 4-9 2013. c 2013 Association for Computational Linguistics

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    - ues: verification (Czy Lee Oswald zabil Johna Kennedy'ego?, Eng. Did Lee Oswald kill John Kennedy?), option choosing (Który z nich zabil Johna Kennedy'ego: Lance Oswald czy Lee Os- wald?, Eng. Which one killed John Kennedy: Lance Oswald or Lee Oswald?), named entity (Kto zabil Johna Kennedy'ego?, Eng. Who

  15. 1Rapportd'ActivitsISE,2007-2011 L'INSTITUT DES SCIENCES DE L'ENVIRONNEMENT

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    Schibler, Ueli

    , ou encore la santé. L'enjeu est celui de la construction de passerelles entre l'environnement naturel recherche et développement), la participation à de nombreux autres projets financés par l'UE, comme COST Télévision Suisse Romande), de l'Index suisse de l'environnement, ou encore des cours de formation continue

  16. DISTRIBUTION OF SENSE-MAKING INSTANCES IN EACH ACTIVITY AND ACTIVITY SUB-SECTION, BY GROUP AND STUDENT

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    Sandifer, Cody

    410 APPENDIX 4 DISTRIBUTION OF SENSE-MAKING INSTANCES IN EACH ACTIVITY AND ACTIVITY SUB for a clarification, prediction, etc. #12;411 Table A4-1. Distribution of sense-making instances for group 1-2. Distribution of sense-making instances for each group 1 student in activity 1 of cycle 3. Student CL P UE DDC

  17. Energy efficiency and reuse Subject Information

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    Greff, Isabelle

    Energy efficiency and reuse Subject Information Code UE3 S1 Credits (ECTS) 7 Semester 2 (mid Introduction This course presents energy efficient technologies and methods for various applications which offer the potential for substantial energy conservation. The technologies mainly concern energy storage

  18. The history of the anchorage at Serce Liman, Turkey 

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    Slane, Dorothy Anne

    1982-01-01

    . Hazor Yadin, Yigael et al, 1960, Hazor II. An Account' cf the Second Season of Excavation, 956. Jerusalem. KWS Slane, Kathleen Warner, personal communica- tion. Hayes, John, 1972, Late Roman Potter A Catalo ue of Roman Fine Wares. London. Ostia I...

  19. what is a cool roof? what is the

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    what is a cool roof? what is the solar reflectance index (sri)? SRI combines SR and TE approach. SRI val- ues range from 0 to 100, with the higher value, the better. cool roof requirements The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC), at www.coolroofs.org, is the sole entity the California Energy

  20. TURBULENT-LAMINAR PATTERNS IN PLANE COUETTE Dwight Barkley

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    Barkley, Dwight

    @limsi.fr Abstract Regular patterns of turbulent and laminar fluid motion arise in plane Couette flow near the lowest and is the kinematic viscosity of the fluid. See figure 1. For all val- ues of ¡£¢ , laminar Couette flow at an angle to the streamwise direction. Fluid flows exhibiting coexisting turbulent and laminar regions have

  1. 22 maggio 2012 ore 00.43 LoginMultimedia Lavoro Newsletter HOME > AMBIENTE > ACQUA SEGUICI SU

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    inglesi ENERGIA AMBIENTE MOBILITÃ? EVENTI GREENBUILDING #12;Chi siamo Contattaci Mission Comitato22 maggio 2012 ore 00.43 LoginMultimedia Lavoro Newsletter HOME > AMBIENTE > ACQUA SEGUICI SU 4 i corsi d'acqua e i laghi del Regno Unito il Dipartimento dell'Ambiente ha stanziato 28 UE: positivo

  2. WATER SOLUBLE VITAMIN REQUIREMENTS OF SILVER SALMON

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    WATER SOLUBLE VITAMIN REQUIREMENTS OF SILVER SALMON Marine Biological Laboratory FEB !) ~iy;)9, Commissioner WATER-SOLUBLE VITAMIN REQUIREMENTS OF SILVER SALMON By John A. Coates* and John E. Halver Western, John A Wiiti'i-sohilile vitamin ivcjuireineiits of silver sahnon, by John A. CoiUes and John E. Ilalver

  3. Enhanced isosteric heat, selectivity, and uptake capacity of CO2 adsorption in a metal-organic framework by

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    Paik Suh, Myunghyun

    attracted signicant interest due to their potential to be applied in hydrogen storage,1 carbon dioxide capture,2 and O2/N2 gas separation.3 In particular, selective and reversible capture of carbon dioxide. Industrial ue gas contains not only carbon dioxide but also other gases, and its composition is dependent

  4. Authors: Aycock, J. & Barker, K. EICAR 2004 Conference CD-rom: Best Paper Proceedings EICAR 2004 Conference CD-rom Editor: Urs E. Gattiker

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    Aycock, John

    a Secure Computer Virus Laboratory John Aycock and Ken Barker Department of Computer Science University, and all things low-level. He conceived and taught the University's infamous "Computer Viruses and Malware Computer Virus Laboratory (Case Study). In U.E. Gattiker (Ed.), EICAR 2004 Conference CD-rom: Best Paper

  5. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 4, 809816, 2004 www.atmos-chem-phys.org/acp/4/809/

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    Meskhidze, Nicholas

    been the subject of intense research for several decades because of their ex- tensive effects also be found in the distribution of the most powerful vertical wavelengths. The mode val- ues are both and Alexander, 2003). The formation of polar stratospheric clouds (PSCs) in the northern hemisphere is often

  6. Short CommunicationJ. Radiat. Res., 53, 475481 (2012) Triphasic Low-dose Response in Zebrafish Embryos Irradiated by

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    Yu, Peter K.N.

    2012-01-01

    Short CommunicationJ. Radiat. Res., 53, 475­481 (2012) Triphasic Low-dose Response in Zebrafish from an ionizing-radiation exposure is linearly proportional to the dose normalized by the radiation weighting factor, and which assumes no threshold dose val- ue below which no radiation risk is expected

  7. Presented at the IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference 2014 Geometric Generative Gaze Estimation (G3

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    Odobez, Jean-Marc

    , in Human Computer Interfaces (HCI) gaze information coordinated with other user inputs can lead fields. In psychology and soci- ology, gaze information helps to infer inner states of peo- ple o z x y rc re u v sclera cornea u skin v kl kr ue le Segmentation Color distributions Visual target

  8. ITER pioneers receive prestigious Russian energy prize of June in Saint Petersburg, three pioneers of the international fusion project

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    's energy leaders Russia is not only engaged in exporting energy resources and electricity. We intend. Russia, the United States, the European Union, Japan, Canada, China, India and South Korea have united by the Russian oil companies Gazprom, UES of Russia, and Yukos, and is awarded by an international award

  9. SumTime-Turbine: A Knowledge-Based System to Communicate Gas Turbine Time-Series Data

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    Reiter, Ehud

    SumTime-Turbine: A Knowledge-Based System to Communicate Gas Turbine Time-Series Data Jin Yu of Aberdeen Aberdeen, AB24 3UE, UK {jyu, ereiter, jhunter, ssripada}@csd.abdn.ac.uk Abstract: SumTime-Turbine produces textual summaries of archived time- series data from gas turbines. These summaries should help

  10. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 31st ICRC, L ODZ 2009 1

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    Hörandel, Jörg R.

    emphasis on the observa- tion of Forbush Decreases. A strong correlation with neutron monitor rates by a fast analog-to-digital converter with a sampling rate of 40 MHz. A GPS system is used for timing to the central data acquisition system in Malarg¨ue through a dedicated WAN-like radio network. Typically, more

  11. A New Built-In Self-Repair Approach to VLSI Memory Yield Enhancement by Using

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    Mazumder, Pinaki

    - 011icc of ;\\Id\\,ll RCL'ardl undn (iran! ()()014-k:) K 0122. Jnd by the L.S. Anlll URI Pn'8ralil underIillllilated by using techllil)ues such as electrically pro gramillable latche, or laser p l'lSOnaI17ation. The problem

  12. A New Built-In Self-Repair Approach to VLSI Memory Yield Enhancement by Using

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    Mazumder, Pinaki

    (iran! ()()014-k:) K 0122. Jnd by the L.S. Anlll URI Pn'8ralil under (;ran( Il.-\\AL O.1·S7·" (loll" Thi)ues such as electrically pro gramillable latche, or laser p l'lSOnaI17ation. The problem (If ()ptimal reconti

  13. 6.-A REPORT UPON EXPLORATIONS MADE IN EEL RIVER BASIN IN THE NORTHEASTERN PART OF INDiANA IN THE SUMMER OF 1892.

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    31 6.-A REPORT UPON EXPLORATIONS MADE IN EEL RIVER BASIN IN THE NORTHEASTERN PART OF INDi. The investigations upon which this report is based were made in the summer of 1892 under the direction of Ron, Whitley Co. . , 10 BI B b C · k Whit! C The Tippecanoe RW6I' SyBtem.. ue a e lee, I ey o. 11. Meredith

  14. Interest in visualization has grown in recent years, producing rapid advances in the diversity of research

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    Healey, Christopher G.

    , recommender systems, and data- base query results. Although display algorithms are a critical component our initial end-to-end system that starts with data management and contin- ues through assisted techniquecanbeoverwhelmedbyasufficientlylargedata set. Researchers might need basic data structures, data- base management, and even optimized

  15. YANG ET AL. VOL. XXX ' NO. XX ' 000000 ' XXXX www.acsnano.org

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    Wang, Zhong L.

    , China. # These authors contributed equally to this work. D ue to an increasing demand for green energy. Therefore, several attempts have been made in innovating paper-based elec- tronics for energy cells,5,6 and nanogenerators.7,8 Mechanical energy, which can be pro- duced from human motions, sounds

  16. Introduction Big Radio Data

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    Prodiæ, Aleksandar

    Introduction VLBI Pulsars Summary Big Radio Data Ue-Li Pen CITA, UofT, CIFAR July 3, 2014U. Pen Big Radio Data #12;Introduction VLBI Pulsars Summary Overview History VLBI Processing Future U. Pen Big signal processing U. Pen Big Radio Data #12;Introduction VLBI Pulsars Summary VLBI Current experiments

  17. MFR PAPER 1041 One of the nation's oldest fishing

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    '- , I"noln!! Icre \\.tlued .II \\er mIl- 1IIIn ano h\\ 11)-2 the \\illUe ,)1 lilnd lng had lO..:re.t cd tlOJu,llllent ha, heel) illaoe. u'lng Ihe \\ alue \\1( Ihe oollal in 19(,7 d' the ha,e \\ car. allo I, pre,entco III I

  18. Advances in Wetland Status and Trends Monitoring

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    and natural factors (Atkin, 1977). Section 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (as amended in 1972) and the 1985 Food Security Acts swampbuster pro- visions required that all wetlands and associ- ated boundaries val- ues. To combat these problems, in 1972, Congress passed the Coastal Zone Management Act. The law

  19. Abstract--Replacing open-heart surgical procedures with beating-heart interventions substantially decreases the trauma

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    Dupont, Pierre

    Abstract-- Replacing open-heart surgical procedures with beating-heart interventions substantially on the beating heart is valve repair. To address this need, this paper proposes a tool for replacing mitral valve replacement and reduction of regurgitation was demonstrated in an ex-vivo heart simulator. I. INTRODUCTION UE

  20. Thin Films for Microelectronics and Photonics: Physics, Mechanics,

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    Volinsky, Alex A.

    , and carried out using accurate val- ues of material properties, are more valuable than simulations based on ad for years included the need for accurate modeling based on actual material properties. The 2003 version. With silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and strained silicon, semiconductor films have entered commercial design

  1. The Lessons of the Military Coup in Nigeria

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    Campbell, Horace

    1984-01-01

    n uf l abour . The i ss ue o f Nigeria sho ws that nei t herThE' fifth . n 1tary co up tn Nigeria on December 31. 1983African workers frQIII Nigeria , giving solace to racists

  2. To appear in IEEE Trans. On CAD 1 Abstract--Partial shading is a serious obstacle to the effective

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    Pedram, Massoud

    utilization of photovoltaic (PV) systems since it can result in a significant degradation in the PV system of a large-scale PV system comprised of 3 PV modules with 60 PV cells per module. Index Terms--Photovoltaic system, partial shading, photovoltaic module reconfiguration, dynamic programming. I. INTRODUCTION UE

  3. Symmetry-broken crystal structure of elemental boron at low temperature

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    Widom, Michael

    lower energies* * occur within larger unit cells. Alternative configurations lie nearby found its energy to be greater than the energy of the ff-rhombohe* *dral (red) form, implying of the configuration space we find a uniq* *ue, energy minimizing pattern of occupied and vacant sites

  4. BOOKS & ARTS NATURE|Vol 452|6 March 2008 Anthony Ricciardi and Hugh J. MacIsaac

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    Ricciardi, Anthony

    the Internet. The release of genetically modified organ- isms has added another dimension. To try to predict pioneered studies on population dynamics and food chains. He was particularly inter- ested in what he called and molecular genetics. Yet Elton's influence on the field contin- ues to grow. The citation rate of his book

  5. Enterprise Incidents Issue 3 

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    Goodison, Lorraine

    1981-01-01

    OeUFHNdRhsUNFBHOSBsNesBKPNBSUNMuBvOUmNTRUN HSBFPsOeUFeKNMXNqBuMFhHUNBssMdPNHRUNHMHBsNHSB5UeHMSKNMXNHRUNBFeRMSNHMNyUNbhPOBssKNHSBe

  6. TEXT-MESS: Mineria de Textos Inteligente, Interactiva y Multilingue basada en Tecnologia del Lenguaje Humano

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    Pla, Ferran

    , Tecnolog´ias del Lenguaje Humano (TLH), Re- cursos de TLH, Recuperaci´on de Informaci´on, B´usqueda deTEXT-MESS: Miner´ia de Textos Inteligente, Interactiva y Multiling¨ue basada en Tecnolog´ia del tecnolog´ias ofre- cer´an servicios e interfaces especializadas seg´un el dominio y el tipo de necesidad de

  7. Self-consistent, one-dimensional analysis of the Hall effect thruster This article has been downloaded from IOPscience. Please scroll down to see the full text article.

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    Walker, Mitchell

    to produce the magnetic field Ptot total power RR reaction rate S ionization source term T thrust Te electron temperature Te,m electron temperature at the matching point t time variable ue electron mean velocity ui ion mean velocity ui,c ion mean velocity at the cathode line ui,0 ion mean velocity at the matching point

  8. SEPTEMBER 2006 MOUM ET. AL. 1 Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves

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    Pierce, Stephen

    SEPTEMBER 2006 MOUM ET. AL. 1 Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves J. N. MOUM1 , J. M of coastline. The energy transported by these waves includes a nonlinear advection term uE that is negligible in linear internal waves. Unlike linear internal waves, the pressure-velocity energy flux up includes

  9. APRIL 2006 MOUM ET. AL. 1 Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves

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    Pierce, Stephen

    APRIL 2006 MOUM ET. AL. 1 Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves J. N. MOUM1 , J. M. KLYMAK2. The energy transported by these waves includes a nonlinear advection term uE that is negligible in linear internal waves. Unlike linear internal waves, the pressure-velocity energy flux up includes important

  10. Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

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    Balasubramanian, Ravi

    Energy Transport by Nonlinear Internal Waves J. N. MOUM College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences in the bottom bound- ary layer. In the nonlinear internal waves that were observed, the kinetic energy. The energy transported by these waves includes a nonlinear advection term uE that is negligible in linear

  11. 42 s Transportation Research Record 1763 Paper No. 01-2956

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    Bertini, Robert L.

    42 s Transportation Research Record 1763 Paper No. 01-2956 North American Free Trade Agreement attributed to the growth in North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) truck traffic along that corridor (NAFTA) truck traffic contin- ues to grow on the international trade highway corridors linking the United

  12. Advanced Photon Source Directory | Advanced Photon Source

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

    XSD-SPC XSD-SRS XSD-SSM XSD-TAS XSD-TRR XSD-XMI PSC-PA PSC-UAS PSC-UES Enter the terms you wish to search for. Try this if you're struggling to find the person you are...

  13. Instantaneous electric energy and electric power dissipation in dispersive media

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    Fan, Shanhui

    Instantaneous electric energy and electric power dissipation in dispersive media Wonseok Shin,1 the instantaneous densities of electric energy and electric power dissipation in lossless and lossy dis- persive average of the electric energy density is [3] ue 1 4 d d jE0j2 . (1) The time average of the electric

  14. Pairing preferences of the model mono-valence mono-atomic ions investigated by molecular simulation

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    Zhang, Qiang [State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, Liaoning (China) [State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, Liaoning (China); Department of Chemistry, Bohai University, Jinzhou 121000 (China); Zhang, Ruiting; Zhao, Ying; Li, HuanHuan; Zhuang, Wei, E-mail: wzhuang@dicp.ac.cn, E-mail: gaoyq@pku.edu.cn [State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, Liaoning (China)] [State Key Laboratory of Molecular Reaction Dynamics, Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian 116023, Liaoning (China); Gao, Yi Qin, E-mail: wzhuang@dicp.ac.cn, E-mail: gaoyq@pku.edu.cn [College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Peking University, Beijing 100871 (China)

    2014-05-14

    We carried out a series of potential of mean force calculations to study the pairing preferences of a series of model mono-atomic 1:1 ions with evenly varied sizes. The probabilities of forming the contact ion pair (CIP) and the single water separate ion pair (SIP) were presented in the two-dimensional plots with respect to the ion sizes. The pairing preferences reflected in these plots largely agree with the empirical rule of matching ion sizes in the small and big size regions. In the region that the ion sizes are close to the size of the water molecule; however, a significant deviation from this conventional rule is observed. Our further analysis indicated that this deviation originates from the competition between CIP and the water bridging SIP state. The competition is mainly an enthalpy modulated phenomenon in which the existing of the water bridging plays a significant role.

  15. BRSIC RECIPES COOKinG fiSH

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    BRSIC RECIPES fOR COOKinG fiSH Fishery Leaflet 106 Fish anel Wi Iellife Se r v;ce po-)ited States Department of the Interior Wa s.hi ngton, D.C. #12;United States Department of the Interior, J. A. Fish~9~4~9 Introduction .· ... BASTC R~CIP~~ FOR GOOK IN~ FISH By Rose G. Kerr, Home Economist Branch of Commercial

  16. Oxford University Press 26 October, 2001 All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior

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    Kirschner, Marc W.

    phosphatase) ¨ 10× CIP buffer (200 mM Tris-HCl, pH 8.0, 10 mM MgCl2, 10 mM ZnCl2) ¨ Water-bath or heating. 4 Purify the phosphatase-treated DNA by phenol extraction and ethanol precipitation (see.0, or water. 5 Because of the stability of the enzyme and the consequences of its persistence in subsequent

  17. Correlation Among Six Biologic Factors (p53, p21{sup WAF1}, MIB-1, EGFR, HER2, and Bcl-2) and Clinical Outcomes After Curative Chemoradiation Therapy in Squamous Cell Cervical Cancer

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    Yamashita, Hideomi; Murakami, Naoya; Asari, Takao; Okuma, Kae; Ohtomo, Kuni [Department of Radiology, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo (Japan); Nakagawa, Keiichi [Department of Radiology, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo (Japan)], E-mail: nakagawa-rad@h.u-tokyo.ac.jp

    2009-07-15

    Purpose: The expressions of six cell-cycle-associated proteins were analyzed in cervical squamous cell carcinomas in correlation in a search for prognostic correlations in tumors treated with concurrent chemoradiation therapy (cCRT). Methods and Materials: The expressions of p53, p21/waf1/cip1, molecular immunology borstel-1 (MIB-1), epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 (HER2), and Bcl-2 were studied using an immunohistochemical method in 57 cases of cervical squamous cell carcinoma treated with cCRT. Patients received cCRT between 1998 and 2005. The mean patient age was 61 years (range, 27-82 years). The number of patients with Stage II, III, and IVA disease was 18, 29, and 10, respectively. Results: The number of patients with tumors positive for p53, p21/waf1/cip1, MIB-1, EGFR, HER2, and Bcl-2 was 26, 24, 49, 26, 13, and 11, respectively; no significant correlation was noted. The 5-year overall survival rates of HER2-positive and -negative patients was 76% vs. 44%, which was of borderline significance (p = 0.0675). No significant correlation was noted between overall survival and expressions of p53, p21/waf1/cip1, MIB-1, EGFR, and Bcl-2. No correlation was observed between local control and expression of any of the proteins. Conclusion: Expression of HER2 protein had a weak impact of borderline significance on overall survival in squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix treated with cCRT. However, no clinical associations could be established for p53, p21/waf1/cip1, MIB-1, EGFR, and Bcl-2 protein expressions.

  18. Isolated polypeptide having arabinofuranosidase activity

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    Foreman, Pamela (Palo Alto, CA); Van Solingen, Pieter (Naaldwijk, NL); Goedegebuur, Frits (Vlaardingen, NL); Ward, Michael (Palo Alto, CA)

    2010-02-23

    Described herein are novel gene sequences isolated from Trichoderma reesei. Two genes encoding proteins comprising a cellulose binding domain, one encoding an arabionfuranosidase and one encoding an acetylxylanesterase are described. The sequences, CIP1 and CIP2, contain a cellulose binding domain. These proteins are especially useful in the textile and detergent industry and in pulp and paper industry. TABLE-US-00001 cip1 cDNA sequence (SEQ ID NO: 1) GACTAGTTCA TAATACAGTA GTTGAGTTCA TAGCAACTTC 50 ACTCTCTAGC TGAACAAATT ATCTGCGCAA ACATGGTTCG CCGGACTGCT 100 CTGCTGGCCC TTGGGGCTCT CTCAACGCTC TCTATGGCCC AAATCTCAGA 150 CGACTTCGAG TCGGGCTGGG ATCAGACTAA ATGGCCCATT TCGGCACCAG 200 ACTGTAACCA GGGCGGCACC GTCAGCCTCG ACACCACAGT AGCCCACAGC 250 GGCAGCAACT CCATGAAGGT CGTTGGTGGC CCCAATGGCT ACTGTGGACA 300 CATCTTCTTC GGCACTACCC AGGTGCCAAC TGGGGATGTA TATGTCAGAG 350 CTTGGATTCG GCTTCAGACT GCTCTCGGCA GCAACCACGT CACATTCATC 400 ATCATGCCAG ACACCGCTCA GGGAGGGAAG CACCTCCGAA TTGGTGGCCA 450 AAGCCAAGTT CTCGACTACA ACCGCGAGTC CGACGATGCC ACTCTTCCGG 500 ACCTGTCTCC CAACGGCATT GCCTCCACCG TCACTCTGCC TACCGGCGCG 550 TTCCAGTGCT TCGAGTACCA CCTGGGCACT GACGGAACCA TCGAGACGTG 600 GCTCAACGGC AGCCTCATCC CGGGCATGAC CGTGGGCCCT GGCGTCGACA 650 ATCCAAACGA CGCTGGCTGG ACGAGGGCCA GCTATATTCC GGAGATCACC 700 GGTGTCAACT TTGGCTGGGA GGCCTACAGC GGAGACGTCA ACACCGTCTG 750 GTTCGACGAC ATCTCGATTG CGTCGACCCG CGTGGGATGC GGCCCCGGCA 800 GCCCCGGCGG TCCTGGAAGC TCGACGACTG GGCGTAGCAG CACCTCGGGC 850 CCGACGAGCA CTTCGAGGCC AAGCACCACC ATTCCGCCAC CGACTTCCAG 900 GACAACGACC GCCACGGGTC CGACTCAGAC ACACTATGGC CAGTGCGGAG 1000 GGATTGGTTA CAGCGGGCCT ACGGTCTGCG CGAGCGGCAC GACCTGCCAG 1050 GTCCTGAACC CATACTACTC CCAGTGCTTA TAAGGGGATG AGCATGGAGT 1100 GAAGTGAAGT GAAGTGGAGA GAGTTGAAGT GGCATTGCGC TCGGCTGGGT 1150 AGATAAAAGT CAGCAGCTAT GAATACTCTA TGTGATGCTC ATTGGCGTGT 1200 ACGTTTTAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAA 1250 AAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAG GGGGCGGCCG C 1271

  19. Engineering peptides to promote stabilizing interactions in the solid state

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    Sinha, Sandipan; Thompson, S.; Camarda, K.; Topp, E.

    2006-10-25

    py rro lid on e ( PV P) an d pe pt ide ty ro sin e r es id ue s c an st ab iliz e p ep tid es ag ain st de am id ati on in th e s oli d sta te2 . U nf or tu na tel y, un de sir ab le co va len t r ea cti on s w ere al so ob se rv ed 3... la bil e (A sn ), an d th e po ssi bil ity o f inc lu di ng m ult ipl e sta bil izi ng r es id ue s. W e hy po th es ize t ha t no n- co va len t int era cti on s be tw ee n pe pt ide s a nd PV P i n s olu tio n m ay ar ise...

  20. CP nonconservation in the leptonic sector

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    Petre Dita

    2006-09-22

    In this paper we use an exact method to impose unitarity on moduli of the neutrino PMNS matrix recently determined, and show how one could obtain information on CP non-conservation from a limited experimental information. One suggests a novel type of global fit by expressing all the theoretical quantities in terms of convention independent parameters: the Jarlskog invariant $J$ and the moduli $|U_{\\alpha i}|$, able to resolve the positivity problem of $|U_{e 3}|$. In this way the fit will directly provide a value for $J$, and if it is different from zero it will prove the existence of CP violation in the available experimental data. If the best fit result, $|U_{e3}|^2<0$, from M. Maltoni {\\em et al}, New J.Phys. {\\bf 6} (2004) 122 is confirmed, it will imply a new physics in the leptonic sector.

  1. CP nonconservation in the leptonic sector

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    Petre Dita

    2011-01-21

    In this paper we use an exact method to impose unitarity on moduli of neutrino PMNS matrix recently determined, and show how one could obtain information on CP nonconservation from a limited experimental information. One suggests a novel type of global fit by expressing all theoretical quantities in terms of convention independent parameters: the Jarlskog invariant $J$ and the moduli $|U_{\\alpha i}|$, able to resolve the positivity problem of $|U_{e 3}|$. In this way the fit will directly provide a value for $J$, and if it is different from zero it will prove the existence of CP violation in the available experimental data. If the best fit result, $|U_{e3}|^2<0$, from M. Maltoni {\\em et al}, [New J.Phys. {\\bf 6} (2004) 122] is confirmed, it will imply a new physics in the leptonic sector.

  2. Morphological and ultrastructural study of extrusion texturized defatted soy flour 

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    Kazemzadeh, Massoud

    1980-01-01

    . 0 having the greatest protein solubi- lity. From the comparison of micrographs with rheological and assayed values, a reasonable assumption can be made that texture formation begins at the point of maximum slope on graphs of the rheological... values of hardness, stress, specific work, and resilience, and of the assayed value of water absorption capacity, ' At all three pH val- ues, the maximum slope in the rheological and assayed graphed values corresponded to the formation of a. contin...

  3. University of Washington's Tenth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium

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    Reh, Thomas A.

    Bal perspectives: past and present 153 2J. issUes in international political economy 155 2k. qUantUm optics and qTaTion sessions 107 1a. social and cUltUral identity 108 1B. politics, policies, and narratives of the environmentUctUres in environmental, Biological, and engineering applications 126 1k. advanced composite materials and systems 127 1l

  4. Canect: Matching You the Best-fit Translation Service

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    Guo, Yujie

    2011-05-31

    information about the project: http://www.torry- ue.com/project/Thesis2011.htm. You will find the proposal file, research data, design materials and the html prototype for the system. I also attached the project presentation, scenario video, user experience...Ciba desktop - iPhone APP iDict Cap n Trans Translation Station - Dictionary - E-dictionary - Books - Formal Translation companies Xinyiton Global Bridge China Translation ... - Freelancer - Small agencies* - Formal Translation...

  5. Comment on ``On the Regulation of Populations of Mammals, Birds,

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    Getz, Wayne M.

    They fit the theta-logistic form GðNÞ 0 r0 1 j ðN=KÞq h i ð4Þ to pgr values obtained from the data using Eq the continuous- time q logistic generates very stable trajectories. For q G 1, density dependence is immediate. 1, finding the value of q that minimizes squared residuals without regard for the estimated val- ues

  6. Fundamentals of Linear Algebra and Optimization

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    Gallier, Jean

    iMersible agauche; f) u est de rang n. Si E est un espace vectoriel de dimension infinie, il y a des' deux corps, cr : K -+ K' un isomorphisme de K sur K', E un K-espace vectoriel, E' un K'-espace u la dimension du sous-espace u(E) de- E'. C'est aussi le rang de u considere comme application

  7. 0.2 C'alculo em variedades de Banach. Come,camos definindo o conceito de variedade de Banach. A defini,c"ao 'e t*

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    Tausk, Daniel Victor

    M 'e uma trinca (U, ', E) onde U M 'e um subconjunto, E 'e um espa,co de Banach e ' : U ! "U'e uma qualquer, como * *foi explicado acima. Se os espa,cos E que aparecem nas cartas (U, ', E) 2 A s"ao to* *dos espa,cos de Hilbert ent"ao dizemos que M 'e uma variedade de Hilbert. Observa,c"ao: A rigor, o

  8. Implications of Super-Kamiokande atmospheric low-energy data for solar neutrino oscillations

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    C. Giunti; C. W. Kim; U. W. Lee; V. A. Naumov

    1999-02-11

    It is shown that the high-Delta m^2 part of the large mixing angle MSW solution of the solar neutrino problem is disfavored by the Super-Kamiokande data for low-energy upward-going events. A quantitative bound is obtained in the three-neutrino scheme with a negligibly small element U_{e3} of the neutrino mixing matrix, as indicated by the result of the CHOOZ long-baseline antinu_e->antinu_e oscillation experiment.

  9. Representation of the mesoscale wind field using a line integral technique 

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    Trares, John S

    1982-01-01

    REPPESENTATION OF THE MESOSCALE WIND FIELD USING A LINE INTEGRAL TECHNII1UE A Thesis by JOHN SEBASTIAN TRARES, JR. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas ASM University in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of MASTER... t May 1982 ABSTRACT Representation of the Mesoscale Wind Field Using a Line Integral Technique. (May 1982) John Sebastian Trares, Jr. , B. S. , University of Missouri Chairman of Advisory Committee: Or. Phanindramohan Das An interpolated...

  10. The World of Dark Shadows Issue 2 

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    Multiple Contributors

    1976-01-01

    ~ll.'· ~~c W~. 1n thu .:r..:wint; r.,;.:..t. when tb61 vnt ...ru2 tbu OlJ Hc UKG • . _· :,,~·:.=::'uJ, aho quickly :..o~" thll li~n of thlJ oru... "Y... u'ru u:.:::.:'I" : _ .. ;::::18;;4.1'- .:lnu 8t~rt"J to.. run. Bomatca' 01". o~ue:t:t bvrs in :l l...

  11. Nevada National Security Site 2010 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

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    NSTec Environmental Management

    2011-01-01

    This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS). The data have been collected since 1993 and include calendar year 2010 results. During 2010, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at the three pilot wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Samples were collected at UE5PW-1 on March 10 and August 10, 2010; at UE5PW-2 on March 10, August 10, and August 25, 2010; and at UE5PW-3 on March 31, August 10, and August 25, 2010. Static water levels were measured at each of the three pilot wells on March 1, April 26, August 9, and November 9, 2010. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. Indicators of general water chemistry (cations and anions) were also measured. Results from all samples collected in 2010 were within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. These data indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS. There were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

  12. Nevada National Security Site 2012 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

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    NSTec Environmental Management

    2013-02-11

    This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS). The data have been collected since 1993 and include calendar year 2012 results. During 2012, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at the three pilot wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Groundwater samples were collected at UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 on March 21, August 7, August 21, and September 11, 2012, and static water levels were measured at each of the three pilot wells on March 19, June 6, August 2, and October 15, 2012. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. Indicators of general water chemistry (cations and anions) were also measured. Final results from samples collected in 2012 were within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. These data indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS. There were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

  13. Majorana Neutrinos, Neutrino Mass Spectrum and the || ~ 0.001 eV Frontier in Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay

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    S. Pascoli; S. T. Petcov

    2007-11-30

    If future neutrino oscillation experiments show that the neutrino mass spectrum is with normal ordering, m1 | > 0.01 eV give negative results, the next frontier in the quest for neutrinoless double beta-decay will correspond to || ~ 0.001 eV. Assuming that massive neutrinos are Majorana particles and their exchange is the dominant mechanism generating neutrinoless double beta-decay, we analise the conditions under which ||, in the case of three neutrino mixing and neutrino mass spectrum with normal ordering, would satisfy || > 0.001 eV. We consider the specific cases of i) normal hierarchical neutrino mass spectrum, ii) of relatively small value of the CHOOZ angle theta13 as well as iii) the general case of spectrum with normal ordering, partial hierarchy and a value of theta13 close to the existing upper limit. We study the ranges of the lightest neutrino mass m1 and/or of sin^2 theta13, for which ||> 0.001 eV and discuss the phenomenological implications of such scenarios. We provide also an estimate of || when the three neutrino masses and the neutrino mixing originate from neutrino mass term of Majorana type for the (left-handed) flavour neutrinos and m1 Ue1^2 + m2 U_e2^2 + m3 Ue3^2 =0, but there does not exist a symmetry which forbids the neutrinoless double beta-decay.

  14. Method development and strategy for the characterization of complexly faulted and fractured rhyolitic tuffs, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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    Karasaki, K. [Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States); Galloway, D. [Geological Survey, Sacramento, CA (United States)

    1991-06-01

    The planned high-level nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, would exist in unsaturated, fractured welded tuff. One possible contaminant pathway to the accessible environment is transport by groundwater infiltrating to the water table and flowing through the saturated zone. Therefore, an effort to characterize the hydrology of the saturated zone is being undertaken in parallel with that of the unsaturated zone. As a part of the saturated zone investigation, there wells-UE-25c{number_sign}1, UE-25c{number_sign}2, and UE-25c{number_sign}3 (hereafter called the c-holes)-were drilled to study hydraulic and transport properties of rock formations underlying the planned waste repository. The location of the c-holes is such that the formations penetrated in the unsaturated zone occur at similar depths and with similar thicknesses as at the planned repository site. In characterizing a highly heterogeneous flow system, several issues emerge. (1) The characterization strategy should allow for the virtual impossibility to enumerate and characterize all heterogeneities. (2) The methodology to characterize the heterogeneous flow system at the scale of the well tests needs to be established. (3) Tools need to be developed for scaling up the information obtained at the well-test scale to the larger scale of the site. In the present paper, the characterization strategy and the methods under development are discussed with the focus on the design and analysis of the field experiments at the c-holes.

  15. Environment of deposition of the Yowlumne sandstone: internal morphology and rock properties, Kern County, California 

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    Royo, Gilberto Rafael

    1986-01-01

    +22X , 33X Ip )p. I AE IS'CIp- ~ 25X ~ 47 @7 * 12 + TIIN, R22W 4 DRY HOLE W INJECTION SHUT IN 2 + ABD. WELL I + DRY HOLE WITH OIL SHOW II PLIOCENE WELL ~ 68 888 ~ 61X 453X 81 73 15 0 3000 ft 88 X ~ 61 X ~ 22x 0 I 5 COVE RY ~81- H... nature of the reservoir, Nostly massive "A" turbidite units (lighter color), separated by thin "E" shales (darker color). Notice oil staining in the massive sandstone. 011 staining is more noticeable in the upper Yowlumne 11, 453 ft (3, 493 m) to 11...

  16. Environmental assessment for the granting of US Navy easements near Pearl Harbor and Waikele Gulch Oahu, Hawaii to Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. Final report

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    Luersen, P.; Wiley, M.; Hart, J.; Kanehiro, C.; Soloway, M.

    1994-09-23

    This document was prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA: and Navy regulations (OPNAVINST 5090.1B)). The document addresses environmental impacts from the proposed granting of three easements to the Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (HECO) for the use of Navy property near Waikele Gulch, Pearl City and the Waiau Power Plant. HECO`s proposed Waiau-CIP, Part 2, Project requires installation, operation, and maintenance of steel transmission line poles and associated equipment on three Navy parcels crossed by the 7.8 mile project. Health risks from exposure to the electric and magnetic fields of 138-kV transmission lines are discussed.

  17. Improved Tubulars for Better Economics in Deep Gas Well Drilling using Microwave Technology

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    Dinesh Agrawal; Paul Gigl; Mark Hunt; Mahlon Dennis

    2007-07-31

    The main objective of the entire research program has been to improve the rate-of-penetration in deep hostile environments by improving the life cycle and performance of coiled-tubing, an important component of a deep well drilling system for oil and gas exploration, by utilizing the latest developments in the microwave materials technology. Based on the results of the Phase I and insurmountable difficulties faced in the extrusion and de-waxing processes, the approach of achieving the goals of the program was slightly changed in the Phase II in which an approach of microwave sintering combined with Cold Isostatic Press (CIP) and joining (by induction or microwave) has been adopted. This process can be developed into a semicontinuous sintering process if the CIP can produce parts fast enough to match the microwave sintering rates. The main objective of the Phase II research program is to demonstrate the potential to economically manufacture microwave processed coiled tubing with improved performance for extended useful life under hostile coiled tubing drilling conditions. After the completion of the Phase II, it is concluded that scale up and sintering of a thin wall common O.D. size tubing that is widely used in the market is still to be proved and further experimentation and refinement of the sintering process is needed in Phase III. Actual manufacturing capability of microwave sintered, industrial quality, full length tubing will most likely require several million dollars of investment.

  18. Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5-cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at INL

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    Troy G. Garn; David H. Meikrantz; Nick R. Mann; Jack D. Law; Terry A. Todd

    2008-09-01

    Hydraulic and Clean-in-Place Evaluations for a 12.5 cm Annular Centrifugal Contactor at the INL Troy G. Garn, Dave H. Meikrantz, Nick R. Mann, Jack D. Law, Terry A. Todd Idaho National Laboratory Commercially available, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACC) are currently being evaluated for processing dissolved nuclear fuel solutions to selectively partition integrated elements using solvent extraction technologies. These evaluations include hydraulic and clean-in-place (CIP) testing of a commercially available 12.5 cm unit. Data from these evaluations is used to support design of future nuclear fuel reprocessing facilities. Hydraulic testing provides contactor throughput performance data on two-phase systems for a wide range of operating conditions. Hydraulic testing results on a simple two-phase oil and water system followed by a 30 % Tributyl phosphate in N-dodecane / nitric acid pair are reported. Maximum total throughputs for this size contactor ranged from 20 to 32 liters per minute without significant other phase carryover. A relatively new contactor design enhancement providing Clean-in-Place capability for ACCs was also investigated. Spray nozzles installed into the central rotor shaft allow the rotor internals to be cleaned, offline. Testing of the solids capture of a diatomaceous earth/water slurry feed followed by CIP testing was performed. Solids capture efficiencies of >95% were observed for all tests and short cold water cleaning pulses proved successful at removing solids from the rotor.

  19. Nevada Test Site 2007 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

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    NSTec Environmental Management

    2008-01-01

    This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from three monitoring wells located near the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), Nye County, Nevada, for calendar year 2007. The NTS is an approximately 3,561 square kilometer (1,375 square mile) restricted-access federal installation located approximately 105 kilometers (65 miles) northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada (Figure 1). Pilot wells UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 are used to monitor the groundwater at the Area 5 RWMS (Figure 2). In addition to groundwater monitoring results, this report includes information regarding site hydrogeology, well construction, sample collection, and meteorological data measured at the Area 5 RWMS. The disposal of low-level radioactive waste and mixed low-level radioactive waste at the Area 5 RWMS is regulated by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Order 435.1, 'Radioactive Waste Management'. The disposal of mixed low-level radioactive waste is also regulated by the state of Nevada under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulation Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 265, 'Interim Status Standards for Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities' (CFR, 1999). The format of this report was requested by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection (NDEP) in a letter dated August 12, 1997. The appearance and arrangement of this document have been modified slightly since that date to provide additional information and to facilitate the readability of the document. The objective of this report is to satisfy any Area 5 RWMS reporting agreements between DOE and NDEP.

  20. Nevada National Security Site 2011 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

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    NSTec Environmental Management

    2012-02-27

    This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS). The data have been collected since 1993 and include calendar year 2011 results. During 2011, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at the three pilot wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Samples were collected at UE5PW-1 on March 8, August 2, August 24, and October 19, 2011; at UE5PW-2 on March 8, August 2, August 23, and October 19, 2011; and at UE5PW-3 on March 8, August 2, August 23, and October 19, 2011. Static water levels were measured at each of the three pilot wells on March 1, June 7, August 1, and October 17, 2011. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. Indicators of general water chemistry (cations and anions) were also measured. Initial total organic carbon and total organic halides results for samples collected in August 2011 were above previous measurements and, in some cases, above the established investigation limits. However, after field sample pumps and tubing were disinfected with Clorox solution, the results returned to normal levels. Final results from samples collected in 2011 were within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. These data indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS. There were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

  1. Low-energy R-matrix fits for the 6Li(d,a)4He S factor

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    J. Grineviciute; L. Lamia; A. M. Mukhamedzhanov; C. Spitaleri; M. La Cognata

    2015-01-07

    Background: The information about the 6Li(d,a)4He reaction rates of the astrophysical interest can be obtained by extrapolating direct data to the lower energies, or by indirect methods. The indirect Trojan Horse method, as well as various R-matrix and polynomial fits to direct data, estimate the electron screening energies much larger than the adiabatic limit. Calculations that include the subthreshold resonance estimate smaller screening energies. Purpose: Obtain the 6Li(d,a)4He reaction R-matrix parameters and the astrophysical S factor for the energies relevant to the stellar plasmas by fitting the R-matrix formulas for the subthreshold resonances to the S factor data above 60 keV. Methods: The bare S factor is calculated using the single and the two-level R-matrix formulas for the closest to the threshold 0+ and 2+ subthreshold states at 22.2, 20.2 and 20.1 MeV. The electron screening potential Ue is then obtained by fitting it as a single parameter to the low energy data. Results: The low energy S factor is dominated by the 2+ subthreshold resonance at 22.2 MeV. The influence of the other two subthreshold states is small. R-matrix fits result in the electron screening that is smaller than the adiabatic value. Neglecting the electron screening above 60 keV reduces the electron screening potential significantly. Calculations show a large ambiguity associated with a choice of the initial channel radius. Conclusions: The R matrix fits do not show a significantly larger Ue than predicted by the atomic physics models. The R-matrix best fit produces Ue=149.5 eV and Sb(0)=21.7 MeV b.

  2. Bulletin of Tibetology: Volume 28 Number 1 Number 1 : Full issue

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    Namgyal Institute of Tibetology

    ). FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS OF SRIT 1 GONG-SA-LNGA-PA-CHEN-PO'I-GSUNG-'BUM. The Collected works of Vth Dalai Lama Vol., TA (IX) AND THA (X). 2 DAMS NGAG MDZOD CATALOGUE (KAGYUDPA CATALOG UE SERIES VOL. I) It is the first comprehensive catalogue of Gdams­ ngag... represent the world of the senses. Presumably, the imagery is related to the Vajrayana symbolism ofthe peacock's colourful tail being depend­ ent on the defiled foods it consumes. Again, the snakes could also carry the implication ofthe Vajrayana...

  3. Biology and chemical control of the sugarcane rootstock weevil, Anacentrinus deplanatus Csy., on grain sorghum 

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    Goode, J. P

    1960-01-01

    S ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 3LLological StslUes ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ CheaLeal Coatrol StNS3ss ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 32 3LLoIoglea1 Stan. es . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ e ~ ~ 32 Chsaieal Coatxel StskLes ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 15... waswseessfwl before agegwate teebaigwes were 4?vis?4. The first teehaikwe ws?4 to rear swgareaas rest?tosh weevils iavelv?4 the @lac?seat of agwlts es gxaia sorghwa sta3Jm ~ ia $-ga11?a stowe eroehs. Tbe we?vile were eeafizs4 to the y3sats withia a cage, 8...

  4. Preparing the BESSY APPLE Undulators for Top-Up Operation

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    Bahrdt, J.; Frentrup, W.; Gaupp, A.; Scheer, M.

    2007-01-19

    BESSY plans to go to topping up operation in the near future. A high injection efficiency is essential to avoid particle losses inside the undulator magnets and to ensure a low radiation background in the beamlines. Dynamic and static multipoles of the insertion devices have to be minimized to accomplish this requirement. APPLE II devices show strong dynamic multipoles in the elliptical and vertical polarization mode. Measurements before and after shimming of these multipoles are presented. The static multipoles of the BESSY UE56-2 which are due to systematic block inhomgeneities have successfully been shimmed recovering the full dynamic aperture.

  5. The glass beakers of the eleventh-century Serc?e Limani shipwreck: a preliminary study 

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    Kitson-MimMack, Joy Joan

    1988-01-01

    and composed of deep shades. And las+ly, despite 'ooth vessel shapes having engraved examples, the design themes on short cylinders are significantly 'ess varied than those on truncated cones. The beaker is one of the most ancient forms of drinking vessels... and Classification to the Sixteenth Century New York 1927 2 vole. L'E o ue romaine Musee d'Histoire et d' Art, La Verrerie de 1' ' 66 * 1 6~1969 Ettinghausen R. Ettinghausen, "The 'Beveled Style' in the Post-Samarra Period, " in George C. Miles, ed...

  6. Low Energy Kaon Physics at Da$?$NE

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    Paola Gianotti

    2012-05-21

    DA$\\Phi$NE $e^+ e^-$ collider is an abundant source of low energy $K \\bar K$ pairs suitable to explore different fields of non perturbative QCD regime. Two different experiments, DEAR and FINUDA, using different experimental techniq ues are trying to shed new light on the strong interaction at the nucleon scale by producing high precision results at this energy range. The DEAR experiment is studying kaonic atoms in order to determine antikaon-nucleon scattering lengths. FINUDA aims to produce hypernuclei to study nuclear structure and $\\Lambda$-N interaction.

  7. Enhancing Building Performance Through More Responsive Maintenance System 

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    Alsudairi, A. A.

    2012-01-01

    . Logic and issues related to the simulation model will be discussed in the next section. 0 1 2 3 4 5 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 Time (minuets) Re lati ve Fr eq ue nc y (a) PM Activity # 11- Get Equipment distribution 0 1 2 3... in minutes of Preventive Maintenance activities. No. Task Minimum Most likely Maximum Average 1 Assign no. to each work order 5 8 12 8.17 2 Check printed PM sheet 4 8 10 7.67 3 Segregate PM sheet 2.5 4 7 4.25 4 Print PM work orders 5 10 15 10.00 5...

  8. Direct Gas Fired Air Heating For 40 to 50% Fuel Savings 

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    Searcy, J. A.

    1979-01-01

    important qUe~tion is whether there would be a harmful build up of carbon monoxide within the building as a result of!the products of combustion being released directly into the air stream. The unvented infrared heaterslhave long been proven safe from... this standpoint. By looking at the fundamental chemistry of combustion! of natural gas, the direct gas-fired make-up air heaters can be shown to produce lower concentrationsII of carbon monoxide than do the unvented infrared heaters. This proof forms the basis...

  9. Specimen Catalog, Numbers 6092-9501 (1961-1975) 

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    Davis, William B.

    2012-04-09

    - H /g,g>? - 2 - -? -/ ? TrfJi ? - 7 - 17 *7.3' > - * ) - / % ?h jz J j j j l r_z3 _sJA 7 .2 " - - 9 - / 8 M l z3. - IS__ ? 3 ,f| . Ur. j y 'F.'8 .?aJ*,. L i 13 g (a n d S t bleC*b ? J t3 / Parb.JL. c a tjZ J k s. Uuditk? ?JLt?CJL ___________ 3?/^/grMge (/H$Ue SPE CICMNSA?Q JTWO.ftR ;o :./7...

  10. Underwater survey and excavation at the ancient port of Gravisca, Italy 

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    Shuey, Elizabeth Bostwick

    1978-01-01

    . note 46) 366. 73 Pliny nat. l!J st. xxxii. 21 referred to the excellent red coral at Gravisca and ranlccd Gravi. ca's wine 'next to the top of the Adria" ic a!ines" nat, hist. xdv. 67 ? 68. Paget, op. cit. (iu note 60) 122 wrote that the famous wi ues...I colic. u ' ciis. Rccomucadatioas for future rcsearcl'. ICO 117 117 119 RRFERZNCFS CXTHD. 122 VITA. 130 LIST OF FJGURES I'igure l. Nap of Tuscan coast with inset of Gravisca. Figure 2. View of Porto Clementino facing southward. page 14 Figure...

  11. Davis- Gary Hall & Council 

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    Unknown

    2011-08-17

    JOYCE GARY ' ', l TEGHNI'&UES OE' GHARAGTERI ZIN" CHARLEY IN CHARLEY IS l~lY DARLING, AllANDA Il'1 'Tl'E l'lOONLIGHT, AN D TABITHA IN A I~'EAREUL JOY A Thesfs VIRGINIA LEE COl/EN Approved as to style and content by: hairman of Committee Heed.... of Department Hem r December 1972 4 v' 4 2 F '~ Joyce Gary's '1'echnioues of Characterizing Charley in Cherie Is H Darlin, Amends in '1'he Hoonli. ht and Tabitha in A Pearful Jo . (Dece!!!ber 197' j Virginia Lee Cowen, B. A. , Pan American University...

  12. Joyce Cary's techniques of characterizing Charley in Charley Is My Darling, Amanda in The Moonlight and Tabitha in A Fearful Joy 

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    Cowen, Virginia Lee

    1972-01-01

    JOYCE GARY ' ', l TEGHNI'&UES OE' GHARAGTERI ZIN" CHARLEY IN CHARLEY IS l~lY DARLING, AllANDA Il'1 'Tl'E l'lOONLIGHT, AN D TABITHA IN A I~'EAREUL JOY A Thesfs VIRGINIA LEE COl/EN Approved as to style and content by: hairman of Committee Heed.... of Department Hem r December 1972 4 v' 4 2 F '~ Joyce Gary's '1'echnioues of Characterizing Charley in Cherie Is H Darlin, Amends in '1'he Hoonli. ht and Tabitha in A Pearful Jo . (Dece!!!ber 197' j Virginia Lee Cowen, B. A. , Pan American University...

  13. Measurement of vehicle emissions and the associated dispersion near roadways 

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    Hlavinka, M. W

    1986-01-01

    Stud&ca 71 CIIAPTER V DA'I'A PROCI'SSI&NG 73 A. Radian DAKI' 73 B. Balcones Computer, C. Balcones Ravv Data, Reduction 74 77 CIIAP'I'ER. Vl. RESULTS 80 A. Analysis of Data Acc?racy Analog Io Dig&tal Converter Meteorological Inst, rurnents... that 4he model is use&i vvilh&n Lli&& speed arid acceleration ranges sp&inned by Ihc modal data. Mass Balance Techni ue '1'l&e calculation of a polluLant einission feel, nr for non-reactive species mav be calculat&d by the use of concentral, ion pro...

  14. The relative efficiencies of various catalysts in the polymerization of unsaturated hydrocarbons 

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    Andrews, Robert Vincent

    1940-01-01

    , To ubilizs Chess i'or gasoline ym8ueCion ChsV musC bs subgsoCsg Co a oraeldz@ rsaotion. This in Cum lsags Co Che formaeion of some loe molsoulsr might oomyounQs along vdCh Cbs 6esireg yro@uoC~ pelpmerisRCion of Chsse fraoCions is assessors' fox' gasoline.... yarafftuio compounds. 'Zhs hsmperatures of distillation mare nosed, She refraohive index tsLS Csee~ bp an Ahba refraebossber, and the bro~4e number vms determined with a potassium bromide ? potassium bromaCe solution bp the ~bhod gf the Universal. Qii...

  15. Experimental Results on Advanced Rotary Desiccant Dehumidifiers 

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    Barathan, D.; Parsons, J. M.; MaClaine-Cross, I.

    1986-01-01

    and mass exchange, respectively. A mean Nusselt number Nu was derived as where and The results are plotted as the measured Nusselt number Nu versus a Craetz number Cr defined as in Figure 8. The Eigure indicates effective Nusselt number values oE Nul... = 4.5 (for test arti- cle I) and NuZ = 4.9 (for test article 2). The earlier data on presure drop indicate that given the assumed probability distributions for passage gap nonuniformity, the experimentally measured val- ues of Nul and Nu2...

  16. Ogmios 13

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    Ostler, Nicholas D M

    2000-01-01

    . This is a rare 3rd-person example for ESG ('her father'), but the emphatic suffix remains -as . The topmost line of the example currently reads "va h a:r-na arkit&k ", but it should read "va h a:r-as na a r k i t ~ k with -as the emphatic suffix... . OGMIOS Newsletter Millennium Issue : 1999-2000 E osml0S -e. 11 I ••••• --e. IIII aje , e vill .G. t, . . it . rm ue: Newsletter of Foundation for Endangered Languages: Millennium OGMIOS Newsletter Millennium Issue : 1999-2000 Editor...

  17. The Syntactical Effects of Compounding Verbs With Prepositions

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    Cressman, Ada B.

    1913-06-01

    element to the verb. Harper's Latin .Dictic nary was made u^e of for determining the case construction after simple verbs. WaldeV Worter- buch was consulted when there was doubt as to whether verbs were compounds or not. Verbs which although apparent... in sense with the dative, I con- sidered as connected in sense, namely prospicio and previa eo . In regard to the accusative case>as will be seen later, a different statement will have to be made from that made concerning the dative. 17 III...

  18. Error-prevention scheme with two pairs of qubits

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    Chu, Shih-I; Yang, Chui-Ping; Han, Siyuan

    2002-09-04

    Ei jue ie j&5ue je i& , e iP$0,1% @6#!. The expressions for HS and HSB are as follows: HS5e0~s I z 1s II z !, *Email address: cpyang@floquet.chem.ku.edu †Email address: sichu@ku.edu ‡ Email address: han@ku.eduError-prevention scheme Chui-Ping Yang.... The sche two pairs of qubits and through error-prevention proc through a decoherence-free subspace for collective p pairs; leakage out of the encoding space due to amp addition, how to construct decoherence-free states for n discussed. DOI: 10.1103/Phys...

  19. Magnetic Quadrupole Decay of (1s2s2p) 4p05/2-(1s)22s2se1/2 Transition of Lithium Isoelectronic Sequence 

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    Onello, J. S.; Ford, A. Lewis.

    1975-01-01

    of electron decay-in-flight spectra from autoionizing states of the lithium s eries' and x-ray emission from foil -excited beams' have prompted a systematic study of the magnetic quadrupole decay rates for the sequence by means of a nuclear-charge-expansion... the expansion eigenval- ues of the lithium sequence from I.iI through ArXVI and compares them to the variational estimates of HolOien and Geltman. ' For 0 VI the energy from the Z expansion differs from the variational energy obtained with the 41-term...

  20. Fractionation studies on the unidentified growth factor(s) in distillers dried solubles 

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    Dannenburg, Warren Nathaniel

    1955-01-01

    "rltrr ro?v toJ oy itunler urr- . r. roan i ')1, in wn'ch aport it;~ ue. on tr, ited t. iuu whole liver anu dried bre er= yeast ai ?cured to oe . ", o~d s . urces oi tai- l'aCtOr Wnile dried Wiiej, di tiller= dried ~ui Oie-, nid ter. ontat. on s... c: ?ein . ilu . ~@i allan , irotein u' tne, rotein - dice; ? iid . o?cd that it le?t two i'ctur- . . ere required bg tiie cuici. &or og, . imum?io, t i . . )ne factor . ; suyfilied bg liver z ictiun= iii uriod oie, ers yea. . t, while t?= ot...

  1. BPA-2011-01470-FOIA Request

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  2. BPA-2011-01470-FOIA Response

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  3. BPA-2011-01513-FOIA Request

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  4. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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  6. Tax Credits, Rebates & Savings | Department of Energy

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  7. Multiphase Nano-Composite Coatings for Achieving Energy Optimization

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    Dr. Jose Nainaparampil

    2012-03-26

    UES Inc. and ANL teamed in this work to develop novel coating systems for the protection of surfaces from thermal degradation mainly in two applications; Machining and Die casting. These coatings were specifically designed for the purpose by incorporating required material phases and the overall architecture, which led to reduce the energy usage and increase efficiency of the operations. Following the UES/ANL'Â?s feasibility work, the coatings were developed utilizing High power impulse magnetron sputtering (HiPMS) and Large area filtered arc deposition (LAFAD) techniques. Toughness, hardness and oxidation resistance: contrasting qualities have been mixed in the right proportion to attain the suitable material characteristic for the cause. Hafnium diboride (HfB2) based materials provided such a system and its properties were tamed to attain the right combination of toughness and hardness by working on the microstructure and architecture of coatings. An effective interfacing material (graded concentrations of topcoat) was also achieved in this work to provide the required adhesion between the substrate and the coating. Combination of an appropriate bond coat and a functional top coat provided the present thermal degradation resistant coating for cutting tools and die-casting applications. Laboratory level performance tests and industrial level application tests by partner companies (Beta Site Testing) were used for the development of these coatings.

  8. Explicit Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff formulae for some specific Lie algebras

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    Van-Brunt, Alexander

    2015-01-01

    In a previous article, [arXiv:1501.02506, JPhysA {\\bf48} (2015) 225207], we demonstrated that whenever $[X,Y] = u X + vY + cI$ the Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff formula reduces to the tractable closed-form expression \\[ Z(X,Y)=\\ln( e^X e^Y ) = X+Y+ f(u,v) \\; [X,Y], \\] where $f(u,v)=f(v,u)$ is explicitly given by \\[ f(u,v) = {(u-v)e^{u+v}-(ue^u-ve^v)\\over u v (e^u - e^v)} = {(u-v)-(ue^{-v}-ve^{-u})\\over u v (e^{-v} - e^{-u})}. \\] This is much more general than the results usually presented for either the Heisenberg commutator $[P,Q]=-i\\hbar I$, or the creation-destruction commutator $[a,a^\\dagger]=I$. In the current article we shall further generalize and extend this result, primarily by relaxing the input assumptions. We shall work with the structure constants $f_{ab}{}^c$ of the Lie algebra, (defined by $[T_a,T_b] = f_{ab}{}^c \\; T_c$), and identify suitable constraints one can place on the structure constants to make the Baker--Campbell--Hausdorff formula tractable. We shall also develop related results using th...

  9. SITE CHARACTERIZATION AND MONITORING DATA FROM THE AREA 5 PILOT WELLS

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    BECHTEL NEVADA; U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION NEVADA SITE OFFICE

    2005-09-01

    Three exploratory boreholes were drilled and completed to the uppermost alluvial aquifer in Area 5 of the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada, in 1992. The boreholes and associated investigations were part of the Area 5 Site Characterization Program developed to meet data needs associated with regulatory requirements applicable to the disposal of low-level, mixed, and high-specific-activity waste at this site. This series of boreholes was specifically designed to characterize the hydrogeology of the thick vadose zone and to help define the water quality and hydraulic properties of the uppermost aquifer. Wells UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 are located in a triangular array near the southeast, northeast, and northwest corners, respectively, of the approximately 2.6-square-kilometer Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site to give reasonable spatial coverage for sampling and characterization, and to help define the nearly horizontal water table. Two of the wells, UE5PW-1 and UE5PW-2, penetrated only unconsolidated alluvial materials. The third well, located closer to the margin of the basin, penetrated both alluvium and underlying ash-flow and bedded tuff units. The watertable was encountered at the elevation of approximately 734 meters. The results of laboratory testing of core and drill cuttings samples indicate that the mineralogical, material, and hydrologic properties of the alluvium are very similar within and between boreholes. Additional tests on the same core and drill cuttings samples indicate that hydrologic conditions within the alluvium are also similar between pilot wells. Both core and drill cuttings samples are dry (less than 10 percent water content by weight) throughout the entire unsaturated section of alluvium, and water content increases slightly with depth in each borehole. Water potential measurements on core samples show a large positive potential gradient (water tends to move upward, rather than downward) to a depth of approximately 30.5 meters in each borehole, and a nearly zero potential gradient throughout the remaining portion of the vadose zone. These hydrologic condition data and hydrologic property data indicate that little net downward liquid flow is occurring (if any) through the thick vadose zone. Conversely, gas flow by diffusion, and possibly by advection, may be an important transport mechanism. Environmental tracer measurements made on water extracted from geologic samples suggest that water vapor in the upper portion of the vadose zone is moving upward in response to evaporative demand of the present arid climate. Preliminary water quality data indicate that the key hazardous and radioactive constituents do not exceed appropriate standards. Monitoring instruments and equipment were installed in each pilot well for making in-situ measurements of key hydrologic and pneumatic parameters and to monitor change in these parameters over time.

  10. Utility of reactively sputtered CuN{sub x} films in spintronics devices

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    Fang Yeyu; Persson, J.; Zha, C.; Willman, J.; Miller, Casey W.; Aakerman, Johan

    2012-04-01

    We have studied nitrified copper (CuN{sub x}) thin films grown by reactive sputtering in the context of spintronic devices. The Ar-to-N{sub 2} flow ratio enables tunability of the electrical resistivity and surface roughness of the CuN{sub x} films, with the former increasing to nearly 20 times that of Cu, and the latter reduced to the atomic scale. Incorporating this into a Ta/CuN{sub x}/Ta seed stack for spin valves improves the current-in-plane (CIP) magnetoresistance; maximum magnetoresistance results with CuN{sub x} seed layer and Cu interlayer. Finally, finite element modeling results are presented that suggest the use of CuN{sub x} in nanocontact spin torque oscillators can enhance current densities by limiting the current spread through the device. This may positively impact threshold currents, power requirements, and device reliability.

  11. NUMERICAL SIMULATIONS OF CHROMOSPHERIC MICROFLARES

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    Jiang, R. L.; Fang, C.; Chen, P. F., E-mail: fangc@nju.edu.c [Department of Astronomy, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 (China)

    2010-02-20

    With gravity, ionization, and radiation being considered, we perform 2.5 dimensional (2.5D) compressible resistive magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) simulations of chromospheric magnetic reconnection using the CIP-MOCCT scheme. The temperature distribution of the quiet-Sun atmospheric model VALC and the helium abundance (10%) are adopted. Our 2.5D MHD simulation reproduces qualitatively the temperature enhancement observed in chromospheric microflares. The temperature enhancement DELTAT is demonstrated to be sensitive to the background magnetic field, whereas the total evolution time DELTAt is sensitive to the magnitude of the anomalous resistivity. Moreover, we found a scaling law, which is described as DELTAT/DELTAt {approx} n{sub H} {sup -1.5} B {sup 2.1}eta{sub 0} {sup 0.88}. Our results also indicate that the velocity of the upward jet is much greater than that of the downward jet, and the X-point may move up or down.

  12. The use of radar data in the investigation of precipitation distributions and anomalous propagation 

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    Truppi, Lawrence Ernest

    1957-01-01

    ~', ". 'f"' & 'P'3 ", , 3;CILflCIP. '. . I! l !lCI, XIII' . Qfif 30 fifCILVBIZ~Z. 'I ClI 'I V;YG VVff'3'P, dC ', 3". ff '&3Z SVXBI JO . =8: J1 2 'A V X 2%~ozbeq. eg goagqnS so&sg Enrnusl dONSIOS dO KKJSVN Jo eaxSap aqua uoJ eguaeegynbaz aqua Jo qua...Lxwnuep 30iV. '20S 3C P, ':IJGKI go eez3ap aqua cog egueurezynbez aqua go guantIIygIng Iaygmd uy sexed go a3aIIog Ieoyuaqoaff pua IamgInoyzqy aqua go Iooqog agenpezg a~ og peggILqng Icf BflHI 3 . ". fOif, fPJifWI ?C'I I'fO'fdC'Pif, "f1C...

  13. An Extreme Case of a Misaligned Highly Flattened Wind in the Wolf-Rayet Binary CX Cephei

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    A. Villar-Sbaffi; N. St-Louis; Anthony F. J. Moffat; Vilppu Piirola; 1- Departement de Physique; Observatoire du Mont Megantic. 2- Tuorla Observatory. 3- Specola Vaticana

    2005-07-26

    CX Cep (WR 151) is the WR+O binary (WN5+O5V) with the second shortest period known in our Galaxy. To examine the circumstellar matter distribution and to better constraint the orbital parameters and mass-loss rate of the WR star, we obtained broadband and multi-band (i.e. UBVRI) linear polarization observations of the system. Our analysis of the phase-locked polarimetric modulation confirms the high orbital inclination of the system (i.e. $i=65^o$). Using the orbital solution of Lewis et al. (1993) we obtain masses of $33.9 M_{\\odot}$ and $23.9 M_{\\odot}$ for the O and WR stars respectively, which agree with their spectral types. A simple polarimetric model accounting for finite stellar size effects allowed us to derive a mass-loss rate for the WR star of $0.3-0.5\\times10^{-5} M_{\\odot}/yr$. This result was remarkably independent of the model's input parameters and favors an earlier spectral type for the WR component (i.e. WN4). Finally, using our multi-band observations, we fitted and subtracted from our data the interstellar polarization. The resulting constant intrinsic polarization of $3-4%$ is misaligned in relation to the orbital plane (i.e. $\\theta_{CIP}=26^o$ vs. $\\Omega=75^o$) and is the highest intrinsic polarization ever observed for a WR star. This misalignment points towards a rotational (or magnetic) origin for the asymmetry and contradicts the most recent evolutionary models for massive stars (Meynet & Maeder 2003) which predict spherically symmetric winds during the WR phase (i.e. $CIP=0%$).

  14. SISGR: Linking Ion Solvation and Lithium Battery Electrolyte Properties

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    Trulove, Paul C; Foley, Matthew P

    2013-03-14

    The solvation and phase behavior of the model battery electrolyte salt lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate (LiCF3SO3) in commonly used organic solvents; ethylene carbonate (EC), gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), and propylene carbonate (PC) was explored. Data from differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Raman spectroscopy, and X-ray diffraction were correlated to provide insight into the solvation states present within a sample mixture. Data from DSC analyses allowed the construction of phase diagrams for each solvent system. Raman spectroscopy enabled the determination of specific solvation states present within a solvent-Ã?Â?Ã?Â?salt mixture, and X-ray diffraction data provided exact information concerning the structure of a solvates that could be isolated Thermal analysis of the various solvent-salt mixtures revealed the phase behavior of the model electrolytes was strongly dependent on solvent symmetry. The point groups of the solvents were (in order from high to low symmetry): C2V for EC, CS for GBL, and C1 for PC(R). The low symmetry solvents exhibited a crystallinity gap that increased as solvent symmetry decreased; no gap was observed for EC-LiTf, while a crystallinity gap was observed spanning 0.15 to 0.3 mole fraction for GBL-LiTf, and 0.1 to 0.33 mole fraction for PC(R)-LiTf mixtures. Raman analysis demonstrated the dominance of aggregated species in almost all solvent compositions. The AGG and CIP solvates represent the majority of the species in solutions for the more concentrated mixtures, and only in very dilute compositions does the SSIP solvate exist in significant amounts. Thus, the poor charge transport characteristics of CIP and AGG account for the low conductivity and transport properties of LiTf and explain why is a poor choice as a source of Li+ ions in a Li-ion battery.

  15. Nevada National Security Site 2014 Data Report: Groundwater Monitoring Program Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site

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    Hudson, David

    2015-02-19

    This report is a compilation of the groundwater sampling results from the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Site (RWMS) at the Nevada National Security Site, Nye County, Nevada. Groundwater samples from the aquifer immediately below the Area 5 RWMS have been collected and analyzed and static water levels have been measured in this aquifer since 1993. This report updates these data to include the 2014 results. Analysis results for leachate contaminants collected from the mixed-waste cell at the Area 5 RWMS (Cell 18) are also included. During 2014, groundwater samples were collected and static water levels were measured at three wells surrounding the Area 5 RWMS. Groundwater samples were collected at wells UE5PW-1, UE5PW-2, and UE5PW-3 on March 11 and August 12, 2014, and static water levels were measured at each of these wells on March 10, June 2, August 11, and October 14, 2014. Groundwater samples were analyzed for the following indicators of contamination: pH, specific conductance, total organic carbon, total organic halides, and tritium. General water chemistry (cations and anions) was also measured. Results from samples collected in 2014 are within the limits established by agreement with the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection for each analyte. The data from the shallow aquifer indicate that there has been no measurable impact to the uppermost aquifer from the Area 5 RWMS, and there were no significant changes in measured groundwater parameters compared to previous years. Leachate from above the primary liner of Cell 18 drains into a sump and is collected in a tank at the ground surface. Cell 18 began receiving waste in January 2011. Samples were collected from the tank when the leachate volume approached the 3,000-gallon tank capacity. Leachate samples have been collected 16 times since January 2011. During 2014, samples were collected on February 25, March 5, May 20, August 12, September 16, November 11, and December 16. Each leachate sample was analyzed for toxicity characteristic contaminants and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB). Beginning with the sample from July 31, 2013, pH and specific conductance were also measured. Leachate analysis results show no evidence of contamination. Results for toxicity characteristic contaminants are all below regulatory levels and analysis quantification limits. No quantifiable PCB levels were detected in any sample. Results for pH and specific conductance are also within expected ranges. After analysis, leachate was pumped from the collection tank and used in Cell 18 for dust control. The report contains an updated cumulative chronology for the Area 5 RWMS Groundwater Monitoring Program and a brief description of the site hydrogeology.

  16. Partial characterization of [alpha]-D-mannosidase deficient mutants in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 

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    Harper, Linda Louise

    1981-01-01

    &Go Lo Lqouo IW: goaI'qnS uo CeW I86 I uaqwaoaO 33N3IDS 30 IJ3lSVW go aaubap aqua uog guawauLnbau aqua go guawIIigIng Ieigued ui Egisuan IuO Wgy sexal go aGaIIog agenpeug aqua og paggiwqnS 'd3dIJ'dH 3SIA01 VONI1 sisaql y 3It IS IA3N30 S3...VIS IR3)J30 S30AIJOJJ'dHOO'dS lJI SlNb'3lllJ J. N3IOI330 3SVOISONN'dlJ-0- 30 NOIJ. VZIJJ3J. O'JJJVHO 1@I J. 'dVd ue[[ aqua go [[e q. eqg pageo[puL suieugs quegnw uaqgo uaaqunog aqua pue [ ueg woug payonugsuoo suieuqs pLo[d ip uo pawuoguad saipnqs...

  17. Cost of Cotton Production and Profit Per Acre. 

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    Curtis, Geo. W.; Carson, J. W.

    1893-01-01

    .. Ciarli. Sr., under Stntiizent So. 1, was of a SPEC' ^ Tx as l~nnclletl on l~ettcr land anue,lcy of canltivntion. In tl~e cace of r. 1lTellhort1...

  18. Development of high temperature solid lubricant coatings. Final report, 15 August 1997--14 August 1998

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    Bhattacharya, R.S.; Keller, S.

    1999-01-29

    The primary research objective of this work was to develop a solid lubricant coating that can function over a broad temperature range. The approach investigated consisted of developing adaptive lubricant coating from materials that undergo chemical change with increasing temperature by reacting together and with the environment. To test this approach, UES and Cleveland State University have conducted experiments to form cesium oxythiotungstate, a high temperature lubricant, on Inconel 718 surface from composite coatings of cesium tungstate and tungsten sulfide. The coatings were deposited by RF sputtering and characterized by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS). The results indicate that sulfur escapes from the composite coating upon exposure to temperature above 5000C in air. Thus, the desired adaptive lubricant phase, cesium oxythiotungstate could not be formed. However, cesium oxythiotungstate phase has been found to form upon annealing at high temperature in vacuum. The friction coefficients of sputtered cesium oxythiotungstate and cesium tungstate coatings have been measured.

  19. Measurement of neutron spectra for determining dose equivalent rates at the Texas A&M University Nuclear Science Center 

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    Sanza, Bruce Jerome

    1986-01-01

    , Modification of an Iterative C d f ~CP 1di N ~SI f ~M M I t I h DD, ~ I h ~ d S ~ f y I 6 y, New York, NY, HASL ? 311. Sc76 R. F. Schu macher, J. D. Randall, K. A. Hardy, JAR h, 1976, D t t f ~Stt I d ~EI Dt tb I I N Pl I h I' A&M N I S I C * R ~E C 11...' hl d, WA. PNL ? 2449 47 Sanna, R. S. , 1976, Modification of an Iterative Code for ~UE ld' N ~8 f ~M ~ 1 1 h D, E ~ 1 h d Safety Laboratory, New York, NY. HASL-311. Schumacher, R. F. , J. D. Rand all, K. A. Hardy, J. A. Bachman, 1976 D t ~ 1 tt...

  20. Materials Testing for PV Module Encapsulation

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    Jorgensen, G.; Terwilliger, K.; Glick, S.; Pern, J.; McMahon, T.

    2003-05-01

    Important physical properties of materials used in PV module packaging are presented. High-moisture-barrier, high-resistivity, adhesion-promoting coatings on polyethyl-ene terephthalate (PET) films have been fabricated and characterized for use in PV module application and com-pared to standard polymer backsheet materials. Ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and an encapsulant replacement for EVA are studied for their water vapor transmission rate (WVTR) and adhesion properties. WVTR, at test conditions up to 85C/100% relative humidity (RH), and adhesion val-ues are measured before and after filtered xenon arc lamp ultraviolet (UV) exposure and damp heat exposure at 85C/85% RH. Water ingress is quantified by weight gain and embedded humidity sensors.

  1. Transverse-momentum and pseudorapidity distributions of charged hadrons in pp collisions at s?=0.9 and 2.36 TeV

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    Baringer, Philip S.; Bean, Alice; Benelli, Gabriele; Grachov, Oleg A.; Murray, Michael J.; Radicci, Valeria; Sanders, Stephen J.; Wood, Jeffrey Scott; Zhukova, Victoria; Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A. M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Bergauer, T.; Dragicevic, M.

    2010-02-10

    , Y. Chao, K.F. Chen, W.-S. Hou, Y. Hsiung, Y.J. Lei, S.W. Lin, R.-S. Lu, J.G. Shiu, Y.M. Tzeng, K. Ueno, C.C. Wang, M. Wang Cukurova University, Adana, Turkey A. Adiguzel, A. Ayhan, M.N. Bakirci, S. Cerci, Z. Demir, C. Dozen, I. Dumanoglu, E. Eskut, S..., Turkey I.V. Akin, T. Aliev, S. Bilmis, M. Deniz, H. Gamsizkan, A.M. Guler, K. O¨calan, M. Serin, R. Sever, U.E. Surat, M. Zeyrek – ix – J H E P02(2010)041 Bogazic¸i University, Department of Physics, Istanbul, Turkey M. Deliomeroglu, D. Demir,25 E. Gu...

  2. Computational dealings in nonlinear spline regression 

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    Hrncir, Stanley Godfrey

    1976-01-01

    0 't * Cit Ctt C* ? C*t 65 75 BO B5 B9 110 ( tt ( C tt Ct4 115 Cat Ct4 Ctt C4t 120 LMOV(IS&=K9 IF LOCAL MI N FQR FPR HAS BFEN FOUND, Tf RMI NATF I 5 ( ( ECHK-ERRSUM)/ECHK ~ LT ~ EMI N) GQ TCI 75 IF ( IVRSN ?FQ? I ) GQ TQ 55 &S=O DQ... 70 IF(FRP IS=I F S = F. R R C CINT IN IF ((F GQ TO WPITF( FORMAT t//? ~ WPI TF FORMAT WRITE WRITE( FOPMAT GQ TO STOP S=FRRS I =KPI ?N ( I )?LE? FS& GO TO 70 (I ) UE S/ERRS 55 6 ?BO) (?0 ST K9=? ~ (s. es& ( //// ? ( 6 ~ 40) 6, BE...

  3. Steam turbine upgrading: low-hanging fruit

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    Peltier, R.

    2006-04-15

    The thermodynamic performance of the steam turbine, more than any other plant component, determines overall plant efficiency. Upgrading steam path components and using computerized design tools and manufacturing techniques to minimise internal leaks are two ways to give tired steam turbines a new lease on life. The article presents three case studies that illustrate how to do that. These are at Unit 1 of Dairyland's J.P. Madgett Station in Alma, WI, a coal-fired subcritical steam plant; the four units at AmerenUE's 600 MW coal-fired Labadie plant west of St. Louis; and Unit 3 of KeyPlan Corp's Northport Power Station on Long Island. 8 figs.

  4. Regmi Research Series ,Year 7, December 1, 1975

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    Regmi, Mahesh C

    1975-01-01

    . Activit ies of the Guthi Corporation .le .. Prel i ri,inacy tJotes on thE: Nature ol: R~na Law and ( 'overrun en t 19 . The HarHHnan- Dmka .Palace 20 . Selected Documents of Kartik- Marga, 1 8 87 21. The Fak i rana Levy . 22 . 'l'he Dhilrmue Col~ (;:cti cn in ;..0 1ukrA1H.L,, :...;. 24 . A Cor rection 25 . Kipat Lands 0 f Chcpan:],s 26 . Revenue Collection i r, Bara and Parsa 27 . hli,ting of Go r akrpuri Cv.i.ns 28 . Sel e c- t cd...

  5. Some Reactions of Formamidines

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    Malleis, Otto Oscar

    1913-05-15

    " or O^E^A^^O^ v HHCeHAOCHeCeHs 21 = 28.02 = 6.86 % 4U8T2T2 Mtrogen found : 7.07 fo 6.89 % -16 Preparation of the hydrochloride of di-p-benzyloxydi-phenyl-formamidine Dissolve the di-p-benzyloxy-di-phenyl-formamidine in hot chloro­ form and whije...Ue COHHCeHAOCHaCeHs H - 28.02 z 5.37 % Hitrogen found s 5.54 % 5.37 fo Make mother liquor alkaline in potassium hydroxide and heat benzoyl chloride. Reaotion: CeHsCOol • HMCeHAOOHaOeHs * KOH c CeHs COHHCeH*0CHa0«Hs + Koli-HaO. Benzoyl...

  6. Chemical Engineering Short Course 

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    Unknown

    2011-08-17

    of da ys fr om pl an ti ng da te to ap pe ar an ce of th e fi rs t fl ow er un de r no rm al an d co nt ro ll ed da y leng ths in 19 50 -5 1, 19 51 , an d 19 51 -5 2 at Co... demonstrated a response more like the Pg than the Pj_ The Fg population, as in 1951, showed a skewed distribution to the Ta bl e 5. Fl ow er in g pe ri od s in fi el d po pu la ti on s sh ow n as fr eq ue nc y di st ri bu...

  7. Physiological anomalies in wethers associated with the dietary administration of certain synthetic compounds 

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    Eller, Bobby Ray

    1961-01-01

    , ricsl nvs-. onset of l, ~~be t; ". ti or corn. , &ounds- hy ]rex;zine, rvtr. . -sl?, }~~amcnt ue stc;. ir";to, on5 styr ~n;*te- ~ere sti)icd in . ;ssnn~r sixilnr ti. estr= vnic corn;wu. . ds. otto. -:. t s:is ands tc '. &Ssocinte cert in: nate'. is...*mb per d'. y~ These ' gati su@zest that, the ~otiose of these estr ~~saic compounds, ~ivun as 1m- pl: nta or in the 91st are not, consiatent but, vary s(th onvi rorunent, corn;msltion of diets fed, and donable of comiound used. 2~owever, &ecre...

  8. Dark Matters Issue 3 

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    ffi b'# .-sG#*" ffi ffi*,t"s ! \\(iftb&J\\@' Q-X ebfyeffib trevffi e i com? to the th;rd i sEU$ af nErk Matt?r As I mantisn|'C in ou last ii?ue, thiE ia hopeF,rl ly aur Filst that T have time to F!! 0M togeth?r. Scr trret yeu nry Fetlnw men... goo Finally, I hoDe that cir,.re the 0 trremier all l

  9. Minor Actinides Transmutation Scenario Studies in PWR with Innovative Fuels

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    Grouiller, J. P.; Boucher, L.; Golfier, H.; Dolci, F.; Vasile, A.; Youinou, G.

    2003-02-26

    With the innovative fuels (CORAIL, APA, MIX, MOX-UE) in current PWRs, it is theoretically possible to obtain different plutonium and minor actinides transmutation scenarios, in homogeneous mode, with a significant reduction of the waste radio-toxicity inventory and of the thermal output of the high level waste. Regarding each minor actinide element transmutation in PWRs, conclusions are : neptunium : a solution exists but the gain on the waste radio-toxicity inventory is not significant, americium : a solution exists but it is necessary to transmute americium with curium to obtain a significant gain, curium: Cm244 has a large impact on radiation and residual power in the fuel cycle; a solution remains to be found, maybe separating it and keeping it in interim storage for decay into Pu240 able to be transmuted in reactor.

  10. Pedogenesis along a Climosequence in Loess-Derived Soils of the Central Great Plains

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    Klopfenstein, Scott

    2014-05-31

    in th is s tu dy . Hi gh a nd lo w te m pe ra tu re s ar e gi ve n as th e ave ra ge n or m al h ig h an d lo w te m pe ra tu re s fo r th e m on th s of Ju ly a nd J an ua ry , re sp ec ti vel y. Soi l s e ri es c la ss if ic... na l s ta ti on s w it h ava il ab le n or m al va l ue s fr om 1981- 20 10 ( NCDC). b Int er po la t ed f ro m r eg io na l s ta ti on s w it h at le as t 80 c on se cu ti ve ye a rs o f pr ec ip it at io n da ta a va il ab le...

  11. STAG UK Newsletter Issue 35 

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    1979-01-01

    O.K. for our British mGmbors altb)Ue:h zines will probably have to bO up but we're wc;rried about our fGreio1. D(;;nibors as tho PO arc quoting 19% incroeso in airmail rates. That's nasty. ~-lhnt y,jO will do is WGit till the ro.tes GO up <.:md... will be grateful for help on the table but we o'm't arrcmge anythine ahead of time a8 vle've nevor bOOI1 to e SF 0011 before and just don't know how busy the table will be, eta. 'ilo'd like all STAG members going to S;D;cCON to look us up at the STAG table...

  12. "Speed" - statistical programs for evaluating empirical data 

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    Vivian, Herman Taft

    1970-01-01

    I Cf lib) (I ~ ' 74'71 I'is'(i (''i (i, I ) I (; 4 4 I ('ii ii ~ ~e Sei '), 'n 0 ( 4 i'i j cJ I ( I li 7 (' i i o i & '( ll o( o ~ AZ41 v 9 I vi' (;i(i I i I( I I 'I( i I vhI '!' j(5(Jf(fi 'i i) ' hfi7'i i (II ''4 ii')AT I 1...?lit'' ? ". , 2YI '&)4' ')& Z- (64? ' 7tf ? O, JC'I I 65 IC SUU&CE 0'IF 55 5 F ? V'ILU( t)UE Tt' RF ' RES(QUtit Tf)T AL 3, 4. 7. C. IS 7!65t. o 07 C. 'J9'JQ I)113 I'? r&. 610(. 9??. 3'J G I Table 6 (etontinued} & tft F r LL, ')" I lli, )r...

  13. Outage management and health physics issue, 2009

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    Agnihotri, Newal

    2009-05-15

    The focus of the May-June issue is on outage management and health physics. Major articles include the following: Planning and scheduling to minimize refueling outage, by Pat McKenna, AmerenUE; Prioritizing safety, quality and schedule, by Tom Sharkey, Dominion; Benchmarking to high standards, by Margie Jepson, Energy Nuclear; Benchmarking against U.S. standards, by Magnox North, United Kingdom; Enabling suppliers for new build activity, by Marcus Harrington, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy; Identifying, cultivating and qualifying suppliers, by Thomas E. Silva, AREVA NP; Creating new U.S. jobs, by Francois Martineau, Areva NP. Industry innovation articles include: MSL Acoustic source load reduction, by Amir Shahkarami, Exelon Nuclear; Dual Methodology NDE of CRDM nozzles, by Michael Stark, Dominion Nuclear; and Electronic circuit board testing, by James Amundsen, FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company. The plant profile article is titled The future is now, by Julia Milstead, Progress Energy Service Company, LLC.

  14. Determination of a single algebraic equivalance for a general class of hypergeometric statistics 

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    Brown, Sidney Preston

    1968-01-01

    !rv? ", to bc co;. . ' N 'a c r e a fa'!&11y cau !1)lg' t?e ei!ue ' 1 on to t!8 a j es ac c!!! " ' . : o!! c d 1 o i. o:c' ~ i&!'obl c!! of' the cli set . ' 'nose of' ti!o hypergc!o- metric d tetr ibuti;ion 1. s especially evicle!!t in the lo)!Br values.... !7 d iv, . i;lt de1, -, Ti)c oui;, . tn(7). t, d;:. ie reql). i. Pe(i b, thc ()ro;;rr;, th(. ' v". Hu". of 'I. 'e collBU!'!el! B (ri Bi( )(lid the (c('. I'! 0 (Bucc 11U'!Ibcr. Eo (h ('. I theoc 't, [)l)QB), " 01! t)le BB'1)P 0" rd XQ or(it 1 07...

  15. Cyclone Boiler Field Testing of Advanced Layered NOx Control Technology in Sioux Unit 1

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    Marc A. Cremer; Bradley R. Adams

    2006-06-30

    A four week testing program was completed during this project to assess the ability of the combination of deep staging, Rich Reagent Injection (RRI), and Selective Non-Catalytic Reduction (SNCR) to reduce NOx emissions below 0.15 lb/MBtu in a cyclone fired boiler. The host site for the tests was AmerenUE's Sioux Unit 1, a 500 MW cyclone fired boiler located near St. Louis, MO. Reaction Engineering International (REI) led the project team including AmerenUE, FuelTech Inc., and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). This layered approach to NOx reduction is termed the Advanced Layered Technology Approach (ALTA). Installed RRI and SNCR port locations were guided by computational fluid dynamics (CFD) based modeling conducted by REI. During the parametric testing, NOx emissions of 0.12 lb/MBtu were achieved consistently from overfire air (OFA)-only baseline NOx emissions of 0.25 lb/MBtu or less, when firing the typical 80/20 fuel blend of Powder River Basin (PRB) and Illinois No.6 coals. From OFA-only baseline levels of 0.20 lb/MBtu, NOx emissions of 0.12 lb/MBtu were also achieved, but at significantly reduced urea flow rates. Under the deeply staged conditions that were tested, RRI performance was observed to degrade as higher blends of Illinois No.6 were used. NOx emissions achieved with ALTA while firing a 60/40 blend were approximately 0.15 lb/MBtu. NOx emissions while firing 100% Illinois No.6 were approximately 0.165 lb/MBtu. Based on the performance results of these tests, economics analyses of the application of ALTA to a nominal 500 MW cyclone unit show that the levelized cost to achieve 0.15 lb/MBtu is well below 75% of the cost of a state of the art SCR.

  16. Evaluation of a New Remote Handling Design for High Throughput Annular Centrifugal Contactors

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    David H. Meikrantz; Troy G. Garn; Jack D. Law; Lawrence L. Macaluso

    2009-09-01

    Advanced designs of nuclear fuel recycling plants are expected to include more ambitious goals for aqueous based separations including; higher separations efficiency, high-level waste minimization, and a greater focus on continuous processes to minimize cost and footprint. Therefore, Annular Centrifugal Contactors (ACCs) are destined to play a more important role for such future processing schemes. Previous efforts defined and characterized the performance of commercial 5 cm and 12.5 cm single-stage ACCs in a “cold” environment. The next logical step, the design and evaluation of remote capable pilot scale ACCs in a “hot” or radioactive environment was reported earlier. This report includes the development of remote designs for ACCs that can process the large throughput rates needed in future nuclear fuel recycling plants. Novel designs were developed for the remote interconnection of contactor units, clean-in-place and drain connections, and a new solids removal collection chamber. A three stage, 12.5 cm diameter rotor module has been constructed and evaluated for operational function and remote handling in highly radioactive environments. This design is scalable to commercial CINC ACC models from V-05 to V-20 with total throughput rates ranging from 20 to 650 liters per minute. The V-05R three stage prototype was manufactured by the commercial vendor for ACCs in the U.S., CINC mfg. It employs three standard V-05 clean-in-place (CIP) units modified for remote service and replacement via new methods of connection for solution inlets, outlets, drain and CIP. Hydraulic testing and functional checks were successfully conducted and then the prototype was evaluated for remote handling and maintenance suitability. Removal and replacement of the center position V-05R ACC unit in the three stage prototype was demonstrated using an overhead rail mounted PaR manipulator. This evaluation confirmed the efficacy of this innovative design for interconnecting and cleaning individual stages while retaining the benefits of commercially reliable ACC equipment for remote applications in the nuclear industry. Minor modifications and suggestions for improved manual remote servicing by the remote handling specialists were provided but successful removal and replacement was demonstrated in the first prototype.

  17. Validation and Calibration of Nuclear Thermal Hydraulics Multiscale Multiphysics Models - Subcooled Flow Boiling Study

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    Anh Bui; Nam Dinh; Brian Williams

    2013-09-01

    In addition to validation data plan, development of advanced techniques for calibration and validation of complex multiscale, multiphysics nuclear reactor simulation codes are a main objective of the CASL VUQ plan. Advanced modeling of LWR systems normally involves a range of physico-chemical models describing multiple interacting phenomena, such as thermal hydraulics, reactor physics, coolant chemistry, etc., which occur over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. To a large extent, the accuracy of (and uncertainty in) overall model predictions is determined by the correctness of various sub-models, which are not conservation-laws based, but empirically derived from measurement data. Such sub-models normally require extensive calibration before the models can be applied to analysis of real reactor problems. This work demonstrates a case study of calibration of a common model of subcooled flow boiling, which is an important multiscale, multiphysics phenomenon in LWR thermal hydraulics. The calibration process is based on a new strategy of model-data integration, in which, all sub-models are simultaneously analyzed and calibrated using multiple sets of data of different types. Specifically, both data on large-scale distributions of void fraction and fluid temperature and data on small-scale physics of wall evaporation were simultaneously used in this work’s calibration. In a departure from traditional (or common-sense) practice of tuning/calibrating complex models, a modern calibration technique based on statistical modeling and Bayesian inference was employed, which allowed simultaneous calibration of multiple sub-models (and related parameters) using different datasets. Quality of data (relevancy, scalability, and uncertainty) could be taken into consideration in the calibration process. This work presents a step forward in the development and realization of the “CIPS Validation Data Plan” at the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs to enable quantitative assessment of the CASL modeling of Crud-Induced Power Shift (CIPS) phenomenon, in particular, and the CASL advanced predictive capabilities, in general. This report is prepared for the Department of Energy’s Consortium for Advanced Simulation of LWRs program’s VUQ Focus Area.

  18. The development of a high-throughput gradient array apparatus for the study of porous polymer networks.

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    Majumdar, Partha; Lee, Elizabeth; Chisholm, Bret J.; Dirk, Shawn M.; Weisz, Michael; Bahr, James; Schiele, Kris

    2010-01-01

    A gradient array apparatus was constructed for the study of porous polymers produced using the process of chemically-induced phase separation (CIPS). The apparatus consisted of a 60 element, two-dimensional array in which a temperature gradient was placed in the y-direction and composition was varied in the x-direction. The apparatus allowed for changes in opacity of blends to be monitored as a function of temperature and cure time by taking images of the array with time. The apparatus was validated by dispense a single blend composition into all 60 wells of the array and curing them for 24 hours and doing the experiment in triplicate. Variations in micron scale phase separation were readily observed as a function of both curing time and temperature and there was very good well-to-well consistency as well as trial-to-trial consistency. Poragen of samples varying with respect to cure temperature was removed and SEM images were obtained. The results obtained showed that cure temperature had a dramatic affect on sample morphology, and combining data obtained from visual observations made during the curing process with SEM data can enable a much better understanding of the CIPS process and provide predictive capability through the relatively facile generation of composition-process-morphology relationships. Data quality could be greatly enhanced by making further improvements in the apparatus. The primary improvements contemplated include the use of a more uniform light source, an optical table, and a CCD camera with data analysis software. These improvements would enable quantification of the amount of scattered light generated from individual elements as a function of cure time. In addition to the gradient array development, porous composites were produced by incorporating metal particles into a blend of poragen, epoxy resin, and crosslinker. The variables involved in the experiment were metal particle composition, primary metal particle size, metal concentration, and poragen composition. A total of 16 different porous composites were produced and characterized using SEM. In general, the results showed that pore morphology and the distribution of metal particles was dependent on multiple factors. For example, the use of silver nanoparticles did not significantly affect pore morphology for composites derived from decanol as the poragen, but exceptionally large pores were obtained with the use of decane as the poragen. With regard to the effect of metal particle size, silver nanoparticles were essentially exclusively dispered in the polymer matrix while silver microparticles were found in pores. For nickel particles, both nanoparticles and microparticles were largely dispersed in the polymer matrix and not in the pores.

  19. Land application of thin stillage from a grain sorghum feedstock 

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    Jenkins, Joseph Wendell

    1985-01-01

    hl IC 0 I 4 0 I IC Ih hl hl 4 tl 0 0 hl Z?h Xl ? 4I I 3 hl 0 0 4I It I Ifl z Z I Ifl 0 0 hl IV IC 0 hl 0 4I I O Z 4I IC I 0 Cl I hf O 0 0 lh hl I I 4I Ih hl IC 0 I hl 0 4I 4I I I 3 ~ I O E 0... L I u F IPI ~ I0 IO w CCI Cjl w n IO III 0 CL '0 CI Ilj OP L I Cl 1 CL E u E 0 4l 5- E u E I 0 PO O. + ul. E I 0 Cl 'ICI IO Oj CIP IO ~ CO ICI CII OJ IO M R R 'Z OI OI ~ O Ct 4I E I 4I 4l 0 0 ID CO Ct Cj IO Cj CCP...

  20. The Acceleration Mechanism of Resistive MHD Jets Launched from Accretion Disks

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    T. Kuwabara; K. Shibata; T. Kudoh; R. Matsumoto

    2004-11-26

    We analyzed the results of non-linear resistive magnetohydrodynamical (MHD) simulations of jet formation to study the acceleration mechanism of axisymmetric, resistive MHD jets. The initial state is a constant angular momentum, polytropic torus threaded by weak uniform vertical magnetic fields. The time evolution of the torus is simulated by applying the CIP-MOCCT scheme extended for resistive MHD equations. We carried out simulations up to 50 rotation period at the innermost radius of the disk created by accretion from the torus. The acceleration forces and the characteristics of resistive jets were studied by computing forces acting on Lagrangian test particles. Since the angle between the rotation axis of the disk and magnetic field lines is smaller in resistive models than in ideal MHD models, magnetocentrifugal acceleration is smaller. The effective potential along a magnetic field line has maximum around $z \\sim 0.5r_0$ in resistive models, where $r_0$ is the radius where the density of the initial torus is maximum. Jets are launched after the disk material is lifted to this height by pressure gradient force. Even in this case, the main acceleration force around the slow magnetosonic point is the magnetocentrifugal force. The power of the resistive MHD jet is comparable to the mechanical energy liberated in the disk by mass accretion. Joule heating is not essential for the formation of jets.

  1. New development in theory of Laguerre polynomials

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    I. I. Guseinov

    2012-01-19

    The new complete orthonormal sets of -Laguerre type polynomials (-LTP,) are suggested. Using Schr\\"odinger equation for complete orthonormal sets of -exponential type orbitals (-ETO) introduced by the author, it is shown that the origin of these polynomials is the centrally symmetric potential which contains the core attraction potential and the quantum frictional potential of the field produced by the particle itself. The quantum frictional forces are the analog of radiation damping or frictional forces suggested by Lorentz in classical electrodynamics. The new -LTP are complete without the inclusion of the continuum states of hydrogen like atoms. It is shown that the nonstandard and standard conventions of -LTP and their weight functions are the same. As an application, the sets of infinite expansion formulas in terms of -LTP and L-Generalized Laguerre polynomials (L-GLP) for atomic nuclear attraction integrals of Slater type orbitals (STO) and Coulomb-Yukawa like correlated interaction potentials (CIP) with integer and noninteger indices are obtained. The arrange and rearranged power series of a general power function are also investigated. The convergence of these series is tested by calculating concrete cases for arbitrary values of parameters of orbitals and power function.

  2. Up-regulation of E-cadherin by small activating RNA inhibits cell invasion and migration in 5637 human bladder cancer cells

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    Mao Qiqi; Li Yubing; Zheng Xiangyi; Yang Kai; Shen Huafeng; Qin Jie; Bai Yu; Kong Debo; Jia Xiaolong [Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Qingchun Road 79, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province (China); Xie Liping [Department of Urology, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Qingchun Road 79, Hangzhou 310003, Zhejiang Province (China)], E-mail: xielp@zjuem.zju.edu.cn

    2008-10-31

    Recent studies have reported that chemically synthesized small duplex RNAs complementary to promoters of target genes can specifically induce gene expression in several cancer cell lines. Such dsRNA, referred to as small activating RNA (saRNA), are involved in the recently described phenomenon called RNA activation (RNAa). Recent findings show that saRNA can inhibit cell proliferation and viability via up-regulation of p21{sup WAF1/CIP1} (p21) in human bladder cancer cells. In the present study, we demonstrate that induction of E-cadherin expression by saRNA leads to suppression of migration and invasion of 5637 human bladder cancer cells in vitro. The elevated E-cadherin expression was confirmed at transcriptional and protein levels after transfection of a 21-nucleotide dsRNA targeting the E-cadherin promoter (dsEcad). Furthermore, this inhibitory effect was associated with relocalization of {beta}-catenin from the nucleus to the plasma membrane and decreased {beta}-catenin-mediated transactivation. These data suggest that activation of E-cadherin by saRNA may have a therapeutic benefit for bladder and other types of cancer.

  3. The potassium ion channel opener NS1619 inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in A2780 ovarian cancer cells

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    Han Xiaobing; Xi Ling; Wang Hui; Huang Xiaoyuan; Ma Xiangyi; Han Zhiqiang; Wu Peng; Ma Xiaoli; Lu Yunping; Wang, Gang Zhou Jianfeng; Ma Ding

    2008-10-17

    Diverse types of voltage-gated potassium (K{sup +}) channels have been shown to be involved in regulation of cell proliferation. The maxi-conductance Ca{sup 2+}-activated K{sup +} channels (BK channels) may play an important role in the progression of human cancer. To explore the role of BK channels in regulation of apoptosis in human ovarian cancer cells, the effects of the specific BK channel activator NS1619 on induction of apoptosis in A2780 cells were observed. Following treatment with NS1619, cell proliferation was measured by MTT assay. Apoptosis of A2780 cells pretreated with NS1619 was detected by agarose gel electrophoresis of cellular DNA and flow cytometry. Our data demonstrate that NS1619 inhibits the proliferation of A2780 cells in a dosage and time dependent manner IC{sub 50} = 31.1 {mu}M, for 48 h pretreatment and induces apoptosis. Western blot analyses showed that the anti-proliferation effect of NS1619 was associated with increased expression of p53, p21, and Bax. These results indicate that BK channels play an important role in regulating proliferation of human ovarian cancer cells and may induce apoptosis through induction of p21{sup Cip1} expression in a p53-dependent manner.

  4. Model Evaluation Report for Corrective Action Unit 98: Frenchman Flat, Nevada National Security Site, Nye County, Nevada, Revision 1

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    Ruskauff, Greg; Marutzky, Sam

    2014-09-01

    Model evaluation focused solely on the PIN STRIPE and MILK SHAKE underground nuclear tests’ contaminant boundaries (CBs) because they had the largest extent, uncertainty, and potential consequences. The CAMBRIC radionuclide migration experiment also had a relatively large CB, but because it was constrained by transport data (notably Well UE-5n), there was little uncertainty, and radioactive decay reduced concentrations before much migration could occur. Each evaluation target and the associated data-collection activity were assessed in turn to determine whether the new data support, or demonstrate conservatism of, the CB forecasts. The modeling team—in this case, the same team that developed the Frenchman Flat geologic, source term, and groundwater flow and transport models—analyzed the new data and presented the results to a PER committee. Existing site understanding and its representation in numerical groundwater flow and transport models was evaluated in light of the new data and the ability to proceed to the CR stage of long-term monitoring and institutional control.

  5. DEVELOPMENT OF PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR SINGLE CRYSTAL TURBINE BLADES

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    Amarendra K. Rai

    2006-12-04

    Turbine blades in coal derived syngas systems are subject to oxidation and corrosion due to high steam temperature and pressure. Thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are developed to address these problems. The emphasis is on prime-reliant design and a better coating architecture, having high temperature and corrosion resistance properties for turbine blades. In Phase I, UES Inc. proposed to develop, characterize and optimize a prime reliant TBC system, having smooth and defect-free NiCoCrAlY bond layer and a defect free oxide sublayer, using a filtered arc technology. Phase I work demonstrated the deposition of highly dense, smooth and defect free NiCoCrAlY bond coat on a single crystal CMSX-4 substrate and the deposition of alpha-alumina and yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) sublayer on top of the bond coat. Isothermal and cyclic oxidation test and pre- and post-characterization of these layers, in Phase I work, (with and without top TBC layer of commercial EB PVD YSZ) revealed significant performance enhancement.

  6. New measurement of the d(d,p)t reaction at astrophysical energies via the Trojan-horse method

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    Chengbo Li; Qungang Wen; Yuanyong Fu; Jing Zhou; Shuhua Zhou; Qiuying Meng; C. Spitaleri; A. Tumino; R. G. Pizzone; L. Lamia

    2015-05-27

    The study of d(d,p)t reaction is very important for the nucleosynthesis in both standard Big Bang and stellar evolution, as well as for the future fusion reactors planning of energy production. The d(d,p)t bare nucleus astrophysical S(E) factor has been measured indirectly at energies from about 400 keV down to several keV by means of the Trojan horse method applied to the quasi-free process $\\rm {}^2H({}^6Li,pt){}^4He$ induced at a lithium beam energy of 9.5 MeV, which is closer to the zero quasi-free energy point. An accurate analysis leads to the determination of the $\\rm S_{bare}(0)=56.7 \\pm 2.0 keV \\cdot b$ and of the corresponding electron screening potential $\\rm U_e = 13.2 \\pm 4.3 eV$. In addition, this work gives an updated test for the Trojan horse nucleus invariance comparing with previous indirect investigations using $\\rm {}^3He=(d+p)$ breakup.

  7. Graphene and non-Abelian quantization

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    H. Falomir; J. Gamboa; M. Loewe; M. Nieto

    2012-02-28

    In this article we employ a simple nonrelativistic model to describe the low energy excitation of graphene. The model is based on a deformation of the Heisenberg algebra which makes the commutator of momenta proportional to the pseudo-spin. We solve the Landau problem for the resulting Hamiltonian which reduces, in the large mass limit while keeping fixed the Fermi velocity, to the usual linear one employed to describe these excitations as massless Dirac fermions. This model, extended to negative mass, allows to reproduce the leading terms in the low energy expansion of the dispersion relation for both nearest and next-to-nearest neighbor interactions. Taking into account the contributions of both Dirac points, the resulting Hall conductivity, evaluated with a $\\zeta$-function approach, is consistent with the anomalous integer quantum Hall effect found in graphene. Moreover, when considered in first order perturbation theory, it is shown that the next-to-leading term in the interaction between nearest neighbor produces no modifications in the spectrum of the model while an electric field perpendicular to the magnetic field produces just a rigid shift of this spectrum. PACS: 03.65.-w, 81.05.ue, 73.43.-f

  8. Modeling a ponded infiltration experiment at Yucca Mountain, NV

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    Hudson, D.B.; Guertal, W.R. [Foothill Engineering, Inc., Mercury, NV (United States); Flint, A.L. [Geological Survey, Mercury, NV (United States)

    1994-12-31

    Yucca Mountain, Nevada is being evaluated as a potential site for a geologic repository for high level radioactive waste. As part of the site characterization activities at Yucca Mountain, a field-scale ponded infiltration experiment was done to help characterize the hydraulic and infiltration properties of a layered dessert alluvium deposit. Calcium carbonate accumulation and cementation, heterogeneous layered profiles, high evapotranspiration, low precipitation, and rocky soil make the surface difficult to characterize.The effects of the strong morphological horizonation on the infiltration processes, the suitability of measured hydraulic properties, and the usefulness of ponded infiltration experiments in site characterization work were of interest. One-dimensional and two-dimensional radial flow numerical models were used to help interpret the results of the ponding experiment. The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of a ponded infiltration experiment done around borehole UE25 UZN {number_sign}85 (N85) at Yucca Mountain, NV. The effects of morphological horizons on the infiltration processes, lateral flow, and measured soil hydaulic properties were studied. The evaluation was done by numerically modeling the results of a field ponded infiltration experiment. A comparison the experimental results and the modeled results was used to qualitatively indicate the degree to which infiltration processes and the hydaulic properties are understood. Results of the field characterization, soil characterization, borehole geophysics, and the ponding experiment are presented in a companion paper.

  9. Repository site data report for unsaturated tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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    Tien, P.L.; Updegraff, C.D.; Siegel, M.D.; Wahi, K.K.; Guzowski, R.V.

    1985-11-01

    The US Department of Energy is currently considering the thick sequences of unsaturated, fractured tuff at Yucca Mountain, on the southwestern boundary of the Nevada Test Site, as a possible candidate host rock for a nuclear-waste repository. Yucca Mountain is in one of the most arid areas in the United States. The site is within the south-central part of the Great Basin section of the Basin and Range physiographic province and is located near a number of silicic calderas of Tertiary age. Although localized zones of seismic activity are common throughout the province, and faults are present at Yucca Mountain, the site itself is basically aseismic. No data are available on the composition of ground water in the unsaturated zone at Yucca Mountain. It has been suggested that the composition is bounded by the compositions of water from wells USW-H3, UE25p-1, J-13, and snow or rain. There are relatively few data available from Yucca Mountain on the moisture content and saturation, hydraulic conductivity, and characteristic curves of the unsaturated zone. The available literature on thermomechanical properties of tuff does not always distinguish between data from the saturated zone and data from the unsaturated zone. Geochemical, hydrologic, and thermomechanical data available on the unsaturated tuffs of Yucca Mountain are tabulated in this report. Where the data are very sparse, they have been supplemented by data from the saturated zone or from areas other than Yucca Mountain. 316 refs., 58 figs., 37 tabs.

  10. TREKisM Issue 52 

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    1987-01-01

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  11. Uranium (VI)Bis(imido) chalcogenate complexes:synthesis and density functional theory analysis

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    Spencer, Liam P [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Batista, Enrique R [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Boncella, James M [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Yang, Ping [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Scott, Brian L [Los Alamos National Laboratory

    2009-01-01

    Bis(imido) uranium(VI) trans- and cis-dichalcogenate complexes with the general formula U(NtBu)2(EAr)2(OPPh3)2 (EAr = O-2-tBuC6H4, SPh, SePh, TePh) and U(NtBu)2(EAr)2(R2bpy) (EAr = SPh, SePh, TePh) (R2bpy = 4,4'-disubstituted-2,2'-bipyridyl, R = Me, tBu) have been prepared. This family of complexes includes the first reported monodentate selenolate and tellurolate complexes of uranium(VI). Density functional theory calculations show that covalent interactions in the U-E bond increase in the trans-dichalcogenate series U(NtBu)2(EAr)2(OPPh3)2 as the size of the chalcogenate donor increases and that both 5f and 6d orbital participation is important in the M-E bonds of U-S, U-Se, and U-Te complexes.

  12. Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control

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    Sharon Sjostrom

    2008-06-30

    ADA-ES, Inc., with support from DOE/NETL, EPRI, and industry partners, studied mercury control options at six coal-fired power plants. The overall objective of the this test program was to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at six plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, American Electric Power's Conesville Station Unit 6, and Labadie Power Plant Unit 2. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The financial goals for the program established by DOE/NETL were to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the target established by DOE of $60,000 per pound of mercury removed. Results from testing at Holcomb, Laramie, Meramec, Labadie, and Monroe indicate the DOE goal was successfully achieved. However, further improvements for plants with conditions similar to Conesville are recommended that would improve both mercury removal performance and economics.

  13. Anarchy and hierarchy

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    Haba, Naoyuki; Murayama, Hitoshi

    2000-09-14

    We advocate a new approach to study models of fermion massesand mixings, namely anarchy proposed in hep-ph/9911341. In this approach,we scan the O(1) coefficients randomly. We argue that this is the correctapproach when the fundamental theory is sufficiently complicated.Assuming there is no physical distinction among three generations ofneutrinos, the probability distributions in MNS mixing angles can bepredicted independent of the choice of the measure. This is because themixing angles are distributed according to the Haar measure of the Liegroups whose elements diagonalize the mass matrices. The near-maximalmixings, as observed in the atmospheric neutrino data and as required inthe LMA solution to the solar neutrino problem, are highly probable. Asmall hierarchy between the Delta m2 for the atmospheric and the solarneutrinos is obtained very easily; the complex seesaw case gives ahierarchy of a factor of 20 as the most probable one, even though thisconclusion is more measure-dependent. U_e3 has to be just below thecurrent limit from the CHOOZ experiment. The CP-violating parameter sindelta is preferred to be maximal. We present a simple SU(5)-likeextension of anarchy to the charged-lepton and quark sectors which workswell phenomenologically.

  14. Special-case closed form of the Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff formula

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    Van-Brunt, Alexander

    2015-01-01

    The Baker-Campbell-Hausdorff formula is a general result for the quantity $Z(X,Y)=\\ln( e^X e^Y )$, where $X$ and $Y$ are not necessarily commuting. For completely general commutation relations between $X$ and $Y$, (the free Lie algebra), the general result is somewhat unwieldy. However in specific physics applications the commutator $[X,Y]$, while non-zero, might often be relatively simple, which sometimes leads to explicit closed form results. We consider the special case $[X,Y] = u X + vY + cI$, and show that in this case the general result reduces to \\[ Z(X,Y)=\\ln( e^X e^Y ) = X+Y+ f(u,v) \\; [X,Y]. \\] Furthermore we explicitly evaluate the symmetric function $f(u,v)=f(v,u)$, demonstrating that \\[ f(u,v) = {(u-v)e^{u+v}-(ue^u-ve^v)\\over u v (e^u - e^v)}, \\] and relate this to previously known results. For instance this result includes, but is considerably more general than, results obtained from either the Heisenberg commutator $[P,Q]=-i\\hbar I$ or the creation-destruction commutator $[a,a^\\dagger]=I$.

  15. Inheritance of resistance to Helminthosporium blight, crown rust race 216, stem rust race 7A and certain agronomic characters in oats 

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    Rivers, George William

    1957-01-01

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  16. Investigation of advanced UQ for CRUD prediction with VIPRE.

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    Eldred, Michael Scott

    2011-09-01

    This document summarizes the results from a level 3 milestone study within the CASL VUQ effort. It demonstrates the application of 'advanced UQ,' in particular dimension-adaptive p-refinement for polynomial chaos and stochastic collocation. The study calculates statistics for several quantities of interest that are indicators for the formation of CRUD (Chalk River unidentified deposit), which can lead to CIPS (CRUD induced power shift). Stochastic expansion methods are attractive methods for uncertainty quantification due to their fast convergence properties. For smooth functions (i.e., analytic, infinitely-differentiable) in L{sup 2} (i.e., possessing finite variance), exponential convergence rates can be obtained under order refinement for integrated statistical quantities of interest such as mean, variance, and probability. Two stochastic expansion methods are of interest: nonintrusive polynomial chaos expansion (PCE), which computes coefficients for a known basis of multivariate orthogonal polynomials, and stochastic collocation (SC), which forms multivariate interpolation polynomials for known coefficients. Within the DAKOTA project, recent research in stochastic expansion methods has focused on automated polynomial order refinement ('p-refinement') of expansions to support scalability to higher dimensional random input spaces [4, 3]. By preferentially refining only in the most important dimensions of the input space, the applicability of these methods can be extended from O(10{sup 0})-O(10{sup 1}) random variables to O(10{sup 2}) and beyond, depending on the degree of anisotropy (i.e., the extent to which randominput variables have differing degrees of influence on the statistical quantities of interest (QOIs)). Thus, the purpose of this study is to investigate the application of these adaptive stochastic expansion methods to the analysis of CRUD using the VIPRE simulation tools for two different plant models of differing random dimension, anisotropy, and smoothness.

  17. Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control

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    Sharon Sjostrom

    2005-12-30

    The power industry in the U.S. is faced with meeting new regulations to reduce the emissions of mercury compounds from coal-fired plants. These regulations are directed at the existing fleet of nearly 1,100 boilers. These plants are relatively old with an average age of over 40 years. Although most of these units are capable of operating for many additional years, there is a desire to minimize large capital expenditures because of the reduced (and unknown) remaining life of the plant to amortize the project. Injecting a sorbent such as powdered activated carbon into the flue gas represents one of the simplest and most mature approaches to controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. This is the final site report for tests conducted at Laramie River Station Unit 3, one of five sites evaluated in this DOE/NETL program. The overall objective of the test program is to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at five plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, and AEP's Conesville Station Unit 6. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The goals for the program established by DOE/NETL are to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the benchmark established by DOE of $60,000/lb mercury removed. The goals of the program were exceeded at Laramie River Station by achieving over 90% mercury removal at a sorbent cost of $3,980/lb ($660/oz) mercury removed for a coal mercury content of 7.9 lb/TBtu.

  18. Closure Report for Corrective Action Unit 151: Septic Systems and Discharge Area, Nevada Test Site, Nevada

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    NSTec Environmental Restoration

    2008-04-01

    Corrective Action Unit (CAU) 151 is identified in the Federal Facility Agreement and Consent Order (FFACO) as Septic Systems and Discharge Area. CAU 151 consists of the following eight Corrective Action Sites (CASs), located in Areas 2, 12, and 18 of the Nevada Test Site, approximately 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada: (1) CAS 02-05-01, UE-2ce Pond; (2) CAS 12-03-01, Sewage Lagoons (6); (3) CAS 12-04-01, Septic Tanks; (4) CAS 12-04-02, Septic Tanks; (5) CAS 12-04-03, Septic Tank; (6) CAS 12-47-01, Wastewater Pond; (7) CAS 18-03-01, Sewage Lagoon; and (8) CAS 18-99-09, Sewer Line (Exposed). CAU 151 closure activities were conducted according to the FFACO (FFACO, 1996; as amended February 2008) and the Corrective Action Plan for CAU 151 (U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Nevada Site Office, 2007) from October 2007 to January 2008. The corrective action alternatives included no further action, clean closure, and closure in place with administrative controls. CAU 151 closure activities are summarized in Table 1. Closure activities generated liquid remediation waste, sanitary waste, hydrocarbon waste, and mixed waste. Waste generated was appropriately managed and disposed. Waste that is currently staged onsite is being appropriately managed and will be disposed under approved waste profiles in permitted landfills. Waste minimization activities included waste characterization sampling and segregation of waste streams. Some waste exceeded land disposal restriction limits and required offsite treatment prior to disposal. Other waste meeting land disposal restrictions was disposed of in appropriate onsite or offsite landfills. Waste disposition documentation is included as Appendix C.

  19. Air-injection testing in vertical boreholes in welded and nonwelded Tuff, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

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    LeCain, G.D.

    1997-12-31

    Air-injection tests, by use of straddle packers, were done in four vertical boreholes (UE-25 UZ-No.16, USW SD-12, USW NRG-6, and USW NRG-7a) at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The geologic units tested were the Tiva Canyon Tuff, nonwelded tuffs of the Paintbrush Group, Topopah Spring Tuff, and Calico Hills Formation. Air-injection permeability values of the Tiva Canyon Tuff ranged from 0.3 x 10{sup -12} to 54.0 x 10{sup -12} m{sup 2}(square meter). Air-injection permeability values of the Paintbrush nonwelded tuff ranged from 0.12 x 10{sup -12} to 3.0 x 10{sup -12} m{sup 2}. Air-injection permeability values of the Topopah Spring Tuff ranged from 0.02 x 10{sup -12} to 33.0 x 10{sup -12} m{sup 2}. The air-injection permeability value of the only Calico Hills Formation interval tested was 0.025 x 10{sup -12} m{sup 2}. The shallow test intervals of the Tiva Canyon Tuff had the highest air-injection permeability values. Variograms of the air-injection permeability values of the Topopah Spring Tuff show a hole effect; an initial increase in the variogram values is followed by a decrease. The hole effect is due to the decrease in permeability with depth identified in several geologic zones. The hole effect indicates some structural control of the permeability distribution, possibly associated with the deposition and cooling of the tuff. Analysis of variance indicates that the air-injection permeability values of borehole NRG-7a of the Topopah Spring Tuff are different from the other boreholes; this indicates areal variation in permeability.

  20. Hydrologic Resources Management Program and Underground Test Area Project FY 2001-2002 Progress Report

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    Rose, T P; Kersting, A B; Harris, L J; Hudson, G B; Smith, D K; Williams, R W; Loewen, D R; Nelson, E J; Allen, P G; Ryerson, F J; Pawloski, G A; Laue, C A; Moran, J E

    2003-08-15

    This report contains highlights of FY 2001 and 2002 technical studies conducted by the Analytical and Nuclear Chemistry Division (ANCD) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in support of the Hydrologic Resources Management Program (HRMP) and the Underground Test Area (UGTA) Project. These programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO) through the Defense Programs and Environmental Restoration Divisions, respectively. HRMP-sponsored work emphasizes the Defense Programs goal of responsible management of natural resources at the NTS, while UGTA-funded work focuses on defining the extent of radionuclide contamination in NTS groundwater resulting from underground nuclear testing. The report is organized on a topical basis, and contains eight chapters that reflect the range of technical work performed by LLNL-ANCD in support of HRMP and UGTA. Chapter 1 describes recent hot well sampling efforts at the NTS, and presents the results of chemical and isotopic analyses of groundwater samples from six near-field wells. These include the Cambric (UE-5n), Bilby (U-3cn PS No.2), Bourbon (UE-7nS), Nash (UE-2ce), Tybo/Benham (ER-20-5 No.3), and Almendro (U-19v PS No.1ds) sites. The data generated by the hot well program is vital to the development and validation of contaminant transport models at the NTS. Chapter 2 discusses the results of xenon isotope measurements of groundwater samples from the six near-field wells described in Chapter 1. This work demonstrates that fission xenon is present in the water at levels that are readily measurable and highlights the significant differences in xenon concentrations and isotopic abundances at different sites. These differences provide insight into the early cooling history of nuclear test cavities, and may assist in predicting the distribution of the source term in the near-field environment. Chapter 3 is an investigation of the distribution and abundance of actinides in a nuclear test cavity and chimney. This work demonstrates that early-time processes can widely disperse actinides at low concentrations outside the melt glass, implying that melt glass dissolution may not be the sole mechanism for the release of actinides to groundwater. The study also provides evidence for the isotopic fractionation of plutonium under the extreme conditions accompanying nuclear explosions. In Chapter 4, X-ray absorption spectroscopy measurements were used to determine the redox state of Fe and U in nuclear melt glass samples from the NTS. Both elements were found to occur in mixed valence states (Fe{sup 2+}/Fe{sup 3+} and U{sup 5+}/U{sup 6+}) in all samples. Comparison of the Fe and U redox states with published redox studies of synthetic glasses suggests that plutonium is predominantly in the Pu{sup 4+} oxidation state in the melt glasses. In Chapter 5, alpha autoradiography is used in a NTS field study to investigate the spatial distribution and transport of actinides in soils, and to help identify the size distribution and morphology of the actinide particles. It was found that {alpha}-emitting radionuclides have moved to at least 39 cm depth in the soil profile, far deeper than expected. The methodology that was developed could easily be applied to other field locations where actinides are dispersed in the soil zone. Chapter 6 summarizes the development of a method for measuring environmental levels of {sup 241}Am on the multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer. The method detection limit of 0.017 pCi/L is about two times lower than the best analyses possible by alpha spectrometry. Chapter 7 describes a chlorine-36 study of vertical groundwater transport processes in Frenchman Flat. Mass balance calculations developed from a {sup 36}Cl mixing model at well ER-5-3 No.2 are used to estimate vertical transport fluxes and average vertical flow velocities through the thick volcanic section underlying the basin. The study also documents the variations in {sup 36}Cl/Cl ratios within the three princ

  1. Neptunium Transport Behavior in the Vicinity of Underground Nuclear Tests at the Nevada Test Site

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    Zhao, P; Tinnacher, R M; Zavarin, M; Williams, R W; Kersting, A B

    2010-12-03

    We used short lived {sup 239}Np as a yield tracer and state of the art magnetic sector ICP-MS to measure ultra low levels of {sup 237}Np in a number of 'hot wells' at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The results indicate that {sup 237}Np concentrations at the Almendro, Cambric, Dalhart, Cheshire and Chancellor sites, are in the range of 3 x 10{sup -5} to 7 x 10{sup -2} pCi/L and well below the MCL for alpha emitting radionuclides (15 pCi/L) (EPA, 2009). Thus, while Np transport is believed to occur at the NNSS, activities are expected to be well below the regulatory limits for alpha-emitting radionuclides. We also compared {sup 237}Np concentration data to other radionuclides, including tritium, {sup 14}C, {sup 36}Cl, {sup 99}Tc, {sup 129}I, and plutonium, to evaluate the relative {sup 237}Np transport behavior. Based on isotope ratios relative to published unclassified Radiologic Source Terms (Bowen et al., 1999) and taking into consideration radionuclide distribution between melt glass, rubble and groundwater (IAEA, 1998), {sup 237}Np appears to be substantially less mobile than tritium and other non-sorbing radionuclides, as expected. However, this analysis also suggests that {sup 237}Np mobility is surprisingly similar to that of plutonium. The similar transport behavior of Np and Pu can be explained by one of two possibilities: (1) Np(IV) and Pu(IV) oxidation states dominate under mildly reducing NNSS groundwater conditions resulting in similar transport behavior or (2) apparent Np transport is the result of transport of its parent {sup 241}Pu and {sup 241}Am isotopes and subsequent decay to {sup 237}Np. Finally, measured {sup 237}Np concentrations were compared to recent Hydrologic Source Term (HST) models. The 237Np data collected from three wells in Frenchman Flat (RNM-1, RNM-2S, and UE-5n) are in good agreement with recent HST transport model predictions (Carle et al., 2005). The agreement provides confidence in the results of the predictive model. The comparison to Cheshire HST model predictions (Pawloski et al, 2001) is somewhat ambiguous due to the low concentration resolution of the particle transport model.

  2. Groundwater Flow and Thermal Modeling to Support a Preferred Conceptual Model for the Large Hydraulic Gradient North of Yucca Mountain

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    McGraw, D.; Oberlander, P.

    2007-12-18

    The purpose of this study is to report on the results of a preliminary modeling framework to investigate the causes of the large hydraulic gradient north of Yucca Mountain. This study builds on the Saturated Zone Site-Scale Flow and Transport Model (referenced herein as the Site-scale model (Zyvoloski, 2004a), which is a three-dimensional saturated zone model of the Yucca Mountain area. Groundwater flow was simulated under natural conditions. The model framework and grid design describe the geologic layering and the calibration parameters describe the hydrogeology. The Site-scale model is calibrated to hydraulic heads, fluid temperature, and groundwater flowpaths. One area of interest in the Site-scale model represents the large hydraulic gradient north of Yucca Mountain. Nearby water levels suggest over 200 meters of hydraulic head difference in less than 1,000 meters horizontal distance. Given the geologic conceptual models defined by various hydrogeologic reports (Faunt, 2000, 2001; Zyvoloski, 2004b), no definitive explanation has been found for the cause of the large hydraulic gradient. Luckey et al. (1996) presents several possible explanations for the large hydraulic gradient as provided below: The gradient is simply the result of flow through the upper volcanic confining unit, which is nearly 300 meters thick near the large gradient. The gradient represents a semi-perched system in which flow in the upper and lower aquifers is predominantly horizontal, whereas flow in the upper confining unit would be predominantly vertical. The gradient represents a drain down a buried fault from the volcanic aquifers to the lower Carbonate Aquifer. The gradient represents a spillway in which a fault marks the effective northern limit of the lower volcanic aquifer. The large gradient results from the presence at depth of the Eleana Formation, a part of the Paleozoic upper confining unit, which overlies the lower Carbonate Aquifer in much of the Death Valley region. The Eleana Formation is absent at borehole UE-25 p#1 at Yucca Mountain, which penetrated the lower Carbonate Aquifer directly beneath the lower volcanic confining unit. The Site-scale model uses an area of very low permeability, referenced as the east-west barrier, to simulate the large hydraulic gradient. The Site-scale model is further refined in this study to provide a base-case model for exploring the geologic causes of the large hydraulic gradient.

  3. Evaluation of Sorbent Injection for Mercury Control

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    Sharon Sjostrom

    2006-04-30

    The power industry in the U.S. is faced with meeting new regulations to reduce the emissions of mercury compounds from coal-fired plants. These regulations are directed at the existing fleet of nearly 1,100 boilers. These plants are relatively old with an average age of over 40 years. Although most of these units are capable of operating for many additional years, there is a desire to minimize large capital expenditures because of the reduced (and unknown) remaining life of the plant to amortize the project. Injecting a sorbent such as powdered activated carbon into the flue gas represents one of the simplest and most mature approaches to controlling mercury emissions from coal-fired boilers. This is the final site report for tests conducted at DTE Energy's Monroe Power Plant, one of five sites evaluated in this DOE/NETL program. The overall objective of the test program was to evaluate the capabilities of activated carbon injection at five plants: Sunflower Electric's Holcomb Station Unit 1, AmerenUE's Meramec Station Unit 2, Missouri Basin Power Project's Laramie River Station Unit 3, Detroit Edison's Monroe Power Plant Unit 4, and AEP's Conesville Station Unit 6. These plants have configurations that together represent 78% of the existing coal-fired generation plants. The goals for the program established by DOE/NETL were to reduce the uncontrolled mercury emissions by 50 to 70% at a cost 25 to 50% lower than the target established by DOE of $60,000/lb mercury removed. The results from Monroe indicate that using DARCO{reg_sign} Hg would result in higher mercury removal (80%) at a sorbent cost of $18,000/lb mercury, or 70% lower than the benchmark. These results demonstrate that the goals established by DOE/NETL were exceeded during this test program. The increase in mercury removal over baseline conditions is defined for this program as a comparison in the outlet emissions measured using the Ontario Hydro method during the baseline and long-term test periods. The change in outlet emissions from baseline to long-term testing was 81%.

  4. Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) Legacy Tank RH-TRU Sludge Processing and Compliance Strategy - 13255

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    Rogers, Ben C.; Heacker, Fred K.; Shannon, Christopher [Wastren Advantage, Inc., Transuranic Waste Processing Center, 100 WIPP Road, Lenoir City, Tennessee 37771 (United States)] [Wastren Advantage, Inc., Transuranic Waste Processing Center, 100 WIPP Road, Lenoir City, Tennessee 37771 (United States); and others

    2013-07-01

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) needs to safely and efficiently treat its 'legacy' transuranic (TRU) waste and mixed low-level waste (LLW) from past research and defense activities at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) so that the waste is prepared for safe and secure disposal. The TWPC operates an Environmental Management (EM) waste processing facility on the Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR). The TWPC is classified as a Hazard Category 2, non-reactor nuclear facility. This facility receives, treats, and packages low-level waste and TRU waste stored at various facilities on the ORR for eventual off-site disposal at various DOE sites and commercial facilities. The Remote Handled TRU Waste Sludge held in the Melton Valley Storage Tanks (MVSTs) was produced as a result of the collection, treatment, and storage of liquid radioactive waste originating from the ORNL radiochemical processing and radioisotope production programs. The MVSTs contain most of the associated waste from the Gunite and Associated Tanks (GAAT) in the ORNL's Tank Farms in Bethel Valley and the sludge (SL) and associated waste from the Old Hydro-fracture Facility tanks and other Federal Facility Agreement (FFA) tanks. The SL Processing Facility Build-outs (SL-PFB) Project is integral to the EM cleanup mission at ORNL and is being accelerated by DOE to meet updated regulatory commitments in the Site Treatment Plan. To meet these commitments a Baseline (BL) Change Proposal (BCP) is being submitted to provide continued spending authority as the project re-initiation extends across fiscal year 2012 (FY2012) into fiscal year 2013. Future waste from the ORNL Building 3019 U-233 Disposition project, in the form of U-233 dissolved in nitric acid and water, down-blended with depleted uranyl nitrate solution is also expected to be transferred to the 7856 MVST Annex Facility (formally the Capacity Increase Project (CIP) Tanks) for co-processing with the SL. The SL-PFB project will construct and install the necessary integrated systems to process the accumulated MVST Facilities SL inventory at the TWPC thus enabling safe and effective disposal of the waste. This BCP does not include work to support current MVST Facility Surveillance and Maintenance programs or the ORNL Building 3019 U-233 Disposition project, since they are not currently part of the TWPC prime contract. The purpose of the environmental compliance strategy is to identify the environmental permits and other required regulatory documents necessary for the construction and operation of the SL- PFB at the TWPC, Oak Ridge, TN. The permits and other regulatory documents identified are necessary to comply with the environmental laws and regulations of DOE Orders, and other requirements documented in the SL-PFB, Safety Design Strategy (SDS), SL-A-AD-002, R0 draft, and the Systems, Function and Requirements Document (SFRD), SL-X-AD-002, R1 draft. This compliance strategy is considered a 'living strategy' and it is anticipated that it will be revised as design progresses and more detail is known. The design basis on which this environmental permitting and compliance strategy is based is the Wastren Advantage, Inc., (WAI), TWPC, SL-PFB (WAI-BL-B.01.06) baseline. (authors)

  5. A Synergistic Combination of Advanced Separation and Chemical Scale Inhibitor Technologies for Efficient Use of Imparied Water As Cooling Water in Coal-based Power Plants

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    Jasbir Gill

    2010-08-30

    Nalco Company is partnering with Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) in this project to jointly develop advanced scale control technologies that will provide cost-effective solutions for coal-based power plants to operate recirculating cooling water systems at high cycles using impaired waters. The overall approach is to use combinations of novel membrane separations and scale inhibitor technologies that will work synergistically, with membrane separations reducing the scaling potential of the cooling water and scale inhibitors extending the safe operating range of the cooling water system. The project started on March 31, 2006 and ended in August 30, 2010. The project was a multiyear, multi-phase project with laboratory research and development as well as a small pilot-scale field demonstration. In Phase 1 (Technical Targets and Proof of Concept), the objectives were to establish quantitative technical targets and develop calcite and silica scale inhibitor chemistries for high stress conditions. Additional Phase I work included bench-scale testing to determine the feasibility of two membrane separation technologies (electrodialysis ED and electrode-ionization EDI) for scale minimization. In Phase 2 (Technology Development and Integration), the objectives were to develop additional novel scale inhibitor chemistries, develop selected separation processes, and optimize the integration of the technology components at the laboratory scale. Phase 3 (Technology Validation) validated the integrated system's performance with a pilot-scale demonstration. During Phase 1, Initial evaluations of impaired water characteristics focused on produced waters and reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents. Literature and new data were collected and evaluated. Characteristics of produced waters vary significantly from one site to another, whereas reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents have relatively more uniform characteristics. Assessment to date confirmed that calcite and silica/silicate are two common potential cycle-limiting minerals for using impaired waters. For produced waters, barium sulfate and calcium sulfate are two additional potential cycle-limiting minerals. For reclaimed municipal wastewater effluents, calcium phosphate scaling can be an issue, especially in the co-presence of high silica. Computational assessment, using a vast amount of Nalco's field data from coal fired power plants, showed that the limited use and reuse of impaired waters is due to the formation of deposit caused by the presence of iron, high hardness, high silica and high alkalinity in the water. Appropriate and cost-effective inhibitors were identified and developed - LL99B0 for calcite and gypsum inhibition and TX-15060 for silica inhibition. Nalco's existing dispersants HSP-1 and HSP-2 has excellent efficacy for dispersing Fe and Mn. ED and EDI were bench-scale tested by the CRADA partner Argonne National Laboratory for hardness, alkalinity and silica removal from synthetic make-up water and then cycled cooling water. Both systems showed low power consumption and 98-99% salt removal, however, the EDI system required 25-30% less power for silica removal. For Phase 2, the EDI system's performance was optimized and the length of time between clean-in-place (CIP) increased by varying the wafer composition and membrane configuration. The enhanced EDI system could remove 88% of the hardness and 99% of the alkalinity with a processing flux of 19.2 gal/hr/m{sup 2} and a power consumption of 0.54 kWh/100 gal water. Bench tests to screen alternative silica/silicate scale inhibitor chemistries have begun. The silica/silicate control approaches using chemical inhibitors include inhibition of silicic acid polymerization and dispersion of silica/silicate crystals. Tests were conducted with an initial silica concentration of 290-300 mg/L as SiO{sub 2} at pH 7 and room temperature. A proprietary new chemistry was found to be promising, compared with a current commercial product commonly used for silica/silicate control. Additional pilot cooling tower testing confirmed

  6. Hydrologic Resources Management Program and Underground Test Area Project FY 2006 Progress Report

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    Culham, H W; Eaton, G F; Genetti, V; Hu, Q; Kersting, A B; Lindvall, R E; Moran, J E; Blasiyh Nuno, G A; Powell, B A; Rose, T P; Singleton, M J; Williams, R W; Zavarin, M; Zhao, P

    2008-04-08

    This report describes FY 2006 technical studies conducted by the Chemical Biology and Nuclear Science Division (CBND) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in support of the Hydrologic Resources Management Program (HRMP) and the Underground Test Area Project (UGTA). These programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Nevada Site Office (NNSA/NSO) through the Defense Programs and Environmental Restoration Divisions, respectively. HRMP-sponsored work is directed toward the responsible management of the natural resources at the Nevada Test Site (NTS), enabling its continued use as a staging area for strategic operations in support of national security. UGTA-funded work emphasizes the development of an integrated set of groundwater flow and contaminant transport models to predict the extent of radionuclide migration from underground nuclear testing areas at the NTS. The report is organized on a topical basis and contains four chapters that highlight technical work products produced by CBND. However, it is important to recognize that most of this work involves collaborative partnerships with the other HRMP and UGTA contract organizations. These groups include the Energy and Environment Directorate at LLNL (LLNL-E&E), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), the Desert Research Institute (DRI), the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Stoller-Navarro Joint Venture (SNJV), and National Security Technologies (NSTec). Chapter 1 is a summary of FY 2006 sampling efforts at near-field 'hot' wells at the NTS, and presents new chemical and isotopic data for groundwater samples from four near-field wells. These include PM-2 and U-20n PS 1DDh (CHESHIRE), UE-7ns (BOURBON), and U-19v PS No.1ds (ALMENDRO). Chapter 2 is a summary of the results of chemical and isotopic measurements of groundwater samples from three UGTA environmental monitoring wells. These wells are: ER-12-4 and U12S located in Area 12 on Rainier Mesa and USGS HGH No.2 WW2 located in Yucca Flat. In addition, three springs were sampled White Rock Spring and Captain Jack Spring in Area 12 on Rainier Mesa and Topopah Spring in Area 29. Chapter 3 is a compilation of existing noble gas data that has been reviewed and edited to remove inconsistencies in presentation of total vs. single isotope noble gas values reported in the previous HRMP and UGTA progress reports. Chapter 4 is a summary of the results of batch sorption and desorption experiments performed to determine the distribution coefficients (Kd) of Pu(IV), Np(V), U(VI), Cs and Sr to zeolitized tuff (tuff confining unit, TCU) and carbonate (lower carbonate aquifer, LCA) rocks in synthetic NTS groundwater Chapter 5 is a summary of the results of a series of flow-cell experiments performed to examine Np(V) and Pu(V) sorption to and desorption from goethite. Np and Pu desorption occur at a faster rate and to a greater extent than previously reported. In addition, oxidation changes occurred with the Pu whereby the surface-sorbed Pu(IV) was reoxidized to aqueous Pu(V) during desorption.

  7. Optimization of Squeeze Casting for Aluminum Alloy Parts

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    David Schwam; John F. Wallace; Qingming Chang; Yulong Zhu

    2002-07-30

    This study was initiated with the installation of a new production size UBE 350 Ton VSC Squeeze Casting system in the Metal Casting Laboratory at Case Western University. A Lindberg 75k W electrical melting furnace was installed alongside. The challenge of installation and operation of such industrial-size equipment in an academic environment was met successfully. Subsequently, a Sterling oil die heater and a Visi-Track shot monitoring system were added. A significant number of inserts were designed and fabricated over the span of the project, primarily for squeeze casting different configurations of test bars and plates. A spiral ''ribbon insert'' for evaluation of molten metal fluidity was also fabricated. These inserts were used to generate a broad range of processing conditions and determine their effect on the quality of the squeeze cast parts. This investigation has studied the influence of the various casting variables on the quality of indirect squeeze castings primarily of aluminum alloys. The variables studied include gating design, fill time and fill patter, metal pressure and die temperature variations. The quality of the die casting was assessed by an analysis of both their surface condition and internal soundness. The primary metal tested was an aluminum 356 alloy. In addition to determining the effect of these casting variables on casting quality as measured by a flat plate die of various thickness, a number of test bar inserts with different gating designs have been inserted in the squeeze casting machine. The mechanical properties of these test bars produced under different squeeze casting conditions were measured and reported. The investigation of the resulting properties also included an analysis of the microstructure of the squeeze castings and the effect of the various structural constituents on the resulting properties. The main conclusions from this investigation are as follows: The ingate size and shape are very important since it must remain open until the casting is solidified and pressure is maintained on the solidifying casting. Fanned gates, particularly on the smaller section castings avoid jetting effects at the ingate end. The fan type ingate helps accomplish a rapid fill without high velocities. The molten metal has to fill the cavity before localized solidification occurs. This is best accomplished with a larger ingate to attain rapid filling without excessive velocity or jetting that occurs at high metal velocities. Straight gates are prone to case jetting of the metal stream even a low velocities. Fanned gates allow use of higher fill velocity without excessive jetting. A higher metal pressure provides a more complete fill of the die including improved compensation for solidification shrinkage. With the proper filling pattern, ingates, overflows and die temperature for a given die, very good tensile properties can be attained in squeeze casting. In general, the smaller squeeze castings require higher die temperatures. Computer models using the UES Procast and MagmaSoft finite element software can, after suitable adjustments, predict the flow pattern in the die cavity.

  8. Carbon Dioxide Removal from Flue Gas Using Microporous Metal Organic Frameworks

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    David A Lesch

    2010-06-30

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, in collaboration with Professor Douglas LeVan at Vanderbilt University (VU), Professor Adam Matzger at the University of Michigan (UM), Professor Randall Snurr at Northwestern University (NU), and Professor Stefano Brandani at the University of Edinburgh (UE), supported by Honeywell's Specialty Materials business unit and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), have completed a three-year project to develop novel microporous metal organic frameworks (MOFs) and an associated vacuum-pressure swing adsorption (vPSA) process for the removal of CO{sub 2} from coal-fired power plant flue gas. The project leveraged the team's complementary capabilities: UOP's experience in materials development and manufacturing, adsorption process design and process commercialization; LeVan and Brandani's expertise in high-quality adsorption measurements; Matzger's experience in syntheis of MOFs and the organic components associated with MOFs; Snurr's expertise in molecular and other modeling; Honeywell's expertise in the manufacture of organic chemicals; and, EPRI's knowledge of power-generation technology and markets. The project was successful in that a selective CO{sub 2} adsorbent with good thermal stability and reasonable contaminant tolerance was discovered, and a low cost process for flue gas CO{sub 2} capture process ready to be evaluated further at the pilot scale was proposed. The team made significant progress toward the current DOE post-combustion research targets, as defined in a recent FOA issued by NETL: 90% CO{sub 2} removal with no more than a 35% increase in COE. The team discovered that favorable CO{sub 2} adsorption at more realistic flue gas conditions is dominated by one particular MOF structure type, M/DOBDC, where M designates Zn, Co, Ni, or Mg and DOBDC refers to the form of the organic linker in the resultant MOF structure, dioxybenzenedicarboxylate. The structure of the M/DOBDC MOFs consists of infinite-rod secondary building units bound by DOBDC resulting in 1D hexagonal pores about 11 angstroms in diameter. Surface areas range from 800 to 1500 sq m/g for the different MOFs. Mg/DOBDC outperformed all MOF and zeolite materials evaluated to date, with about 25 wt% CO{sub 2} captured by this MOF at flue gas conditions ({approx}0.13 atm CO{sub 2} pressure, 311K). In simulated flue gas without oxygen, the zero-length (ZLC) system was very useful in quickly simulating the effect of long term exposure to impurities on the MOFs. Detailed adsorption studies on MOF pellets have shown that water does not inhibit CO{sub 2} adsorption for MOFs as much as it does for typical zeolites. Moreover, some MOFs retain a substantial CO{sub 2} capacity even with a modest water loading at room temperature. Molecular modeling was a key activity in three areas of our earlier DOE/NETL-sponsored MOF-based research on CC. First, the team was able to effectively simulate CO{sub 2} and other gas adsorption isotherms for more than 20 MOFs, and the knowledge obtained was used to help predict new MOF structures that should be effective for CO{sub 2} adsorption at low pressure. The team also showed that molecular modeling could be utilized to predict the hydrothermal stability of a given MOF. Finally, the team showed that low moisture level exposure actually enhanced the CO{sub 2} adsorption performance of a particular MOF, HKUST-1.