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A pressing matter

Russell J Hemley
2006 Physics world  
Today nearly a quarter of the world does not have electrical power, yet the demand for electricity is projected to more than double over the next two decades.  ...  As the economies of developing countries boom, so does their demand for energy.  ...  He/dpa.  ... 
doi:10.1088/2058-7058/19/8/33 fatcat:jd3v37pgdvelxc4jjzrfiqi4cq

Radio-microanalytical particle measurements method and application to Fukushima aerosols collected in Japan

C. J. Zeissler, L. P. G. Forsley, R. M. Lindstrom, S. Newsome, A. Kirk, P. A. Mosier-Boss
2012 Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry  
In this work we explored the use of a nanoscale "test-tube and cap" sorbent-based system for the separation and sequestration of anionic fission products in process and environmental waste streams (i.e  ...  We are exploring OMC-based electrodes offer a promising route for electrochemical separation and sensing of actinides and lanthanides.  ...  For analysis, molecular forensics science has been shown to provide useful information on material of interest. Both these improvement leverage radionuclide speciation in improving forensic analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10967-012-2135-x fatcat:cz3ajo7rl5hqxnlhyvxx5ltp6y

Detection of Rare Objects by Flow Cytometry: Imaging, Cell Sorting, and Deep Learning Approaches

Denis V. Voronin, Anastasiia A. Kozlova, Roman A. Verkhovskii, Alexey V. Ermakov, Mikhail A. Makarkin, Olga A. Inozemtseva, Daniil N. Bratashov
2020 International Journal of Molecular Sciences  
This review outlines the main techniques of visualization of rare objects in the blood flow, methods for extraction of such objects from the blood flow for further investigations and new approaches to  ...  The major problem for clinical applications is the detection of rare pathogenic objects in patient blood.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijms21072323 pmid:32230871 fatcat:52pjmwidq5c5dp3v5635yom53q

Liprotides: a New Class of Protein Lipid-Complexes

Jannik N. Pedersen, Henriette Kristina S. Frislev, Jan S. Pedersen, Daniel E. Otzen
2016 Biophysical Journal  
, Python based beamline control, web based applications for data acquisition and analysis, virtualization, and new sample environments.  ...  Recent examples of this development include an analyser crystal based alignment system for grazing incidence techniques, developing reflectivity capability, an offline sample stage for pre-experiment setup  ...  We report on the development of a droplet based microfluidics chip designed for in-situ small angle neutron scattering.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2015.11.3085 fatcat:eqeeb47atfc4lisnurb25n55gu

Energy and wavelength scaling of shock-ignited inertial fusion targets

S Atzeni, A Marocchino, A Schiavi, G Schurtz
2013 New Journal of Physics  
We disucss how this kind of multiferrolectricity can be manipulated by imputrities and light pulses and show estimates of the effect in CuO.  ...  By mapping the ab-intio result into an effective spin model we show that the system has a manifold of almost degenerate ground states.  ...  Finally, the implications of these results and their potential applications for graphene based devices will be discussed.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1367-2630/15/4/045004 fatcat:c4lh6z3uavbktgx4didzjqxoiy

Fundamental Phenomena and Applications of Swift Heavy Ion Irradiations [article]

Maik Lang, Flyura Djurabekova, Nikita Medvedev, Marcel Toulemonde, Christina Trautmann
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The review also presents state-of-the-art modeling efforts that try to account for the complexity of the coupled processes of the electronic and atomic subsystems.  ...  Irradiation experiments with so-called swift heavy ions (SHI) find applications in many different fields, with examples presented in ion-track nanotechnology, radiation hardness analysis of functional  ...  /doping of materials for chip fabrication and ion-beam analysis (IBA).  ... 
arXiv:2001.03711v1 fatcat:zxvntu2qc5cjjgkxfzor7ovwqa

Abstracts from the Second European Workshop on Exo/Astrobiology

2002 International Journal of Astrobiology  
Scientific objectives One of the main objectives of many of the international planetary exploration programmes of the twenty-first century is the search for traces of present or fossil life in the solar  ...  Present the latest results in the fast-developing fields of studying the origins of life, planetary exploration and the search for extra-solar planets related to Exo/Astrobiology. .  ...  Interstellar versus atmospheric generation of prebiotic amino acids Acknowledgements We are indebted with ASI, the Italian Space Agency, Viale Liegi, Rome, Italy, for the financial support.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1473550402001143 fatcat:llqcci3lk5aijh2nwrwhtz3dd4

Application of adaptive multilevel substructuring technique to model CMOS micromachined thermistor gas sensor, part (I): A feasibility study

K. Sadek, W. Moussa
Proceedings International Conference on MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems  
Fathy 1 , 1 University of Tennesse at Knoxville, Knoxville, United States, 2 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, United States TU2G-2: Finite Element Analysis of a Balanced Microstrip Line  ...  Jasso-Urzua, ITESO, Tlaquepaque, Mexico WE1G-4: Accuracy Improvement of the S-Parameter Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis for Shape Parameters X. Zhu, N. K.  ...  The detection, analysis, and control of bifurcation in microwave circuits and systems will be addressed based on two fundamental CAD approaches that have been implemented.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icmens.2003.1222009 dblp:conf/icmens/SadekM03 fatcat:ovvm4vv6vbgalks7ad26xjo3yq

DeLay_columbia_0054D_14356.pdf [article]

The Physical State of Water in Dormant Bacteria Michael DeLay Anomalous behaviour of water confined in nanoscale gaps influences many biological and technological processes.  ...  The mechanism governing this slow water appears to be unlike that any previously described, the majority of which are typically based upon crystalline surfaces, the likes of which are not found in the  ...  For the hotter end of the spectrum, an array of resistance-based heaters (WireKinetics Co. LTD, Taipei, Taiwan) was controlled via a separate power supply (see Figure 4 .2d).  ... 
doi:10.7916/d89s2xvw fatcat:r5h6no7ifbboxmfdhuwcovok7i


Alma Alma, Mater Studiorum, Presentata Da:, Roda Aldo, Stefania Relatori, Francesco Rapino, Marco Paolucci, Giorgio
The joy and enthusiasm she has for her research was contagious and motivational for me, even during tough times in the PhD pursuit.  ...  She introduced me in this amazing field of Bioelectrochemistry. I appreciated all her contributions, her presence and the great ideas: she made my PhD experience productive and stimulating.  ...  Differential Pulse Amperometry In Differential Pulse Amperometry (DPA), two flexible potential pulses are applied after a cleaning step, which could be used for electrode conditioning The current is  ... 

Workshop on Accelerator Magnet Superconductors, Design and Optimization [article]

E Todesco
Dr Denis Markiewicz of the NHMFL is also thanked for many helpful discussions.  ...  their long term collaborations and to Mark Rikel for many stimulating discussions about the processing of Bi2212.  ...  A CERNOX chip was used both as sample holder and as thermometer/heater.  ... 
doi:10.5170/cern-2009-001 fatcat:ozbdswdntrdy5o4h2ttpzsnuju