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An Approach to Understanding the Transmission of Mycobacterium leprae Using Molecular and Immunological Methods: Results from the MILEP2 Study

W. Cairns S. Smith, Christine M. Smith, Ian A. Cree, Ruprendra S. Jadhav, Murdo Macdonald, Vijay K. Edward, Linda Oskam, Stella van Beers, Paul Klatser
2004 International journal of leprosy and other mycobacterial diseases  
cold chain for the transport and storage of various components.  ...  The two analyses were conducted two decades apart in differing prevailing climates of opinion regarding etiology and mode of transmission.  ...  two-component sensor kinase and a two-component response regulator respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1489/0020-7349(2004)72<269:aatutt>2.0.co;2 pmid:15485283 fatcat:goelml5hfjbmdee5lpzvwxdxhq

Bandwidth-limited few-cycle pulses by nonlinear compression in a dispersion-alternating fiber

Niklas M. Lüpken, Carsten Fallnich
2020 Applied physics B  
We show that nonlinear Schrödinger equation simulations were in good agreement with the experimental results and investigated the transfer of input fluctuations to the output.  ...  The concept is transferable to longer input pulse durations, resulting in compression factors of 83 for 10 ps input pulses.  ...  Bennett and Corning Inc. for providing the dispersion-compensating fiber.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00340-020-07538-w fatcat:sulg3n54jjhx7bms7p5yr34kbe

Coherent control of group index and magneto-optical anisotropy in a multilevel atomic vapor

Andreas Lampis, Robert Culver, Balázs Megyeri, Jon Goldwin
2016 Optics Express  
Using the beat note between co-propagating coupling and probe beams, we perform a heterodyne measurement of the circular dichroism (and therefore birefringence) of the EIT medium.  ...  A longitudinal magnetic field is used to split the EIT feature and induce magnetooptical anisotropy.  ...  Brannan for the loan of the mu-metal shielding, and A. Kowalczyk for pointing out the adverse effect of the heaters. We are also grateful to P. G. Petrov and V.  ... 
doi:10.1364/oe.24.015494 pmid:27410824 fatcat:ffwfqjn67be2pkw2cmlp5tqpk4

Multi-functionalized platinum(II) acetylides for optical power limiting

Robert Westlund, Eva Malmström, Markus Hoffmann, Robert Vestberg, Craig Hawker, Eirik Glimsdal, Mikael Lindgren, Patrick Norman, Anders Eriksson, Cesar Lopes, James G. Grote, Francois Kajzar (+1 others)
2006 Optical Materials in Defence Systems Technology III  
Tina B, Anders T, and Pierre-Antoine, it was fun working with you. Petra, Sara, Mauro, Alireza, Melissa, Maribel and Stacy, thanks for hanging around.  ...  Thomas, tack för sällskapet på jobbet på helgerna. Thanks Markus H for being such an excellent diploma worker and for introducing me to Origin.  ...  polarity) missing perhaps only one or two monomer units.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.689933 fatcat:rgzkckbp2nbipg6owwcnf7qugu

Bernhard Riemann, the Ear, and an Atom of Consciousness

Andrew Bell, Bryn Davies, Habib Ammari
2021 Foundations of Science  
For Riemann, hearing was a unitary physical and mental event, and parallels with modern ideas about consciousness and quantum biology are made.  ...  A unifying quantum mechanical model for an atom of consciousness—drawing on Riemann's mind-masses and the similar "psychons" proposed by Eccles—is put forward.  ...  If they are two separate planes of existence, how is it possible for the noncorporeal mind to act on hard matter and, in reverse, how can solid matter affect the nonmaterial mind?  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10699-021-09813-1 fatcat:sn7ymbwvabdcvixglypiz67nym

Ultrasonic transmission imaging [article]

Dunlop, G. R. (Guy Reginald), University Of Canterbury
2021
Ultrasonic transmission measurements are suggested as a way of removing these shortcomings and complementing pulse­echo imaging.  ...  The problem of imaging cross sections of opaque bodies by means of ultrasonic transmissions is considered.  ...  for transmission and reception.  ... 
doi:10.26021/10874 fatcat:5ua6kakj4jgarkplewdikoe4kq

Propagating Quantum Microwaves: Towards Applications in Communication and Sensing [article]

Mateo Casariego, Emmanuel Zambrini Cruzeiro, Stefano Gherardini, Tasio Gonzalez-Raya, Rui André, Gonçalo Frazão, Giacomo Catto, Mikko Möttönen, Debopam Datta, Klaara Viisanen, Joonas Govenius, Mika Prunnila (+13 others)
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Here, we attempt at giving a state-of-the-art view of the two, pointing at some of the technical and theoretical challenges we need to address, and while providing some novel ideas and directions for future  ...  Hence, the goal of this paper is to provide a bigger picture, and -- we hope -- to inspire new ideas in quantum communications and sensing: from open-air microwave quantum key distribution to direct detection  ...  In general, for solid state media, dynamical decoupling enhanced magnetometry [172, 173] already provides information about locally varying magnetic fields causing decoherence.  ... 
arXiv:2205.11424v1 fatcat:hve7p46kevg2dpixwav25zci7y

Program Book

2021 2021 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)  
Majorana fermions All of these Qubits require cryogenic temperatures (<4K) to operate efficiently, and need, and restitute Analog-RF signals for their manipulation, and results respectively Thus, there  ...  Cryogenic electronics will have a strong impact on our society through applications as Quantum Computing but also, space communication, and high performance computing Quantum computers, for instance, have  ...  advances passive components and transmission lines WMG WFG Past and Future of Microwave Passive Components (in Memory of Professor Arthur A.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ims19712.2021.9575039 fatcat:5ga53lbfuff77k7wodk45e7pyy

Growth, optical characterization, and laser operation of a stoichiometric crystalKYb(WO4)2

M. C. Pujol, M. A. Bursukova, F. Güell, X. Mateos, R. Solé, Jna. Gavaldà, M. Aguiló, J. Massons, F. Díaz, P. Klopp, U. Griebner, V. Petrov
2002 Physical Review B (Condensed Matter)  
Energy positions of the Stark sublevels of the ground and the excited state manifolds have been determined and the vibronic substructure has been identified.  ...  This laser material holds great promise for diode pumped high-power lasers, thin disk and waveguide designs as well as for ultrashort ͑ps/fs͒ pulse laser systems.  ...  These two manifolds have been resolved by absorption and emission measurements at room and low temperature.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevb.65.165121 fatcat:lpcodvw44fdltij3gbmkgw6bdu

Sixth International Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications (WSOF 2019): Conference Digest

Liang Dong, John Ballato
2019 Sixth International Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and Their Applications (WSOF 2019)  
Acknowledgement Felix Kapron for suggestions, comments and critical reading of the paper.  ...  For mass production, one can imagine a similar system with the microscope and the light source rotating instead of the sensor.  ...  The reasons are manifold and include the fact that the field of quantum-based solid-state physics formulated in the 20's and 30's matured in the 50's, leading the way for people to think about such things  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2557110 fatcat:jtbftehuzrbi5lupddv547q24m

Do macrophytes play a role in constructed treatment wetlands?

Hans Brix
1997 Water Science and Technology  
Environmental Protection Agency's peer and administrative review policies and approved for publication.  ...  The National Risk Management Research Laboratory is the Agency's center for investigation of technicological and management approaches for reducing risks from threats to human health and the environment  ...  A perforated manifold is used for both inlet and final outlet structures for the two sets of cells.  ... 
doi:10.2166/wst.1997.0154 fatcat:qaxlrsc2c5ek7ca5z464nu2pxm

The CLEO RICH detector

M. Artuso, R. Ayad, K. Bukin, A. Efimov, C. Boulahouache, E. Dambasuren, S. Kopp, Ji Li, G. Majumder, N. Menaa, R. Mountain, S. Schuh (+12 others)
2005 Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A : Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment  
Cherenkov radiation occurs in LiF crystals, both planar and ones with a novel "sawtooth"-shaped exit surface.  ...  We describe the design, construction and performance of a Ring Imaging Cherenkov Detector (RICH) constructed to identify charged particles in the CLEO experiment.  ...  We especially appreciate the efforts of Charles Brown, Lou Buda and Lester Schmutzer of the Syracuse Physics Department of machine shop who made many of the components.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.nima.2005.07.056 fatcat:bnaxjgvrwnaznpgsirmpkzszbu

Effect of Conventional Water Pretreatment Devices on Polar Compound Analysis

Joo-Yeon Lee, Trieu-Vuong Dinh, Dong-June Kim, In-Young Choi, Ji-Won Ahn, Shin-Young Park, Yoo-Jin Jung, Jo-Chun Kim
2019 Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment  
for two periods (8/24 and 8/28).  ...  collection period to flush and condition the probe and manifold assembly components.  ...  Thermoelectric vacuum gauges and turbomolecular drag pumps are typically being used for these two components.  ... 
doi:10.5572/ajae.2019.13.4.249 fatcat:t4qgeos4bndtvlfmm4mpdu3oey

So-called "dual emission" for 3MLCT luminescence in ruthenium complex ions: What is really happening?

Douglas Magde, Michael D. Magde, Edith C. Glazer
2016 Coordination chemistry reviews  
Yitzhak Tor who generously provided research facilities and materials. D. M. thanks Prof. B. Zimm and Prof. K. Wilson who offered aid over his career without asking anything in return.  ...  Each of those categories admitted of at least two spin manifolds, and possibly more for some metals.  ...  Two other explanations postulate site heterogeneity in solids and even in liquid solution. One invokes an exclusive role for ion pairing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ccr.2015.01.003 fatcat:6gscb5chgvg7legklpd3s3sejm

Imaging the live plant cell

Sidney L. Shaw
2006 The Plant Journal  
For fixed cells, the straightforward goal is to maximize contrast and resolution.  ...  Successful data collection from live cells requires developing a specimen-mounting protocol, careful selection and alignment of microscope components, and a clear understanding of how the microscope system  ...  Ted Salmon is thanked for guidance and should not be held accountable for anything written here.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1365-313x.2006.02653.x pmid:16441350 fatcat:om2pgocrrjc5fnfmwotrcqfrfm
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