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  • Extending Battery System Operation via Adaptive Reconfiguration 

    He, Liang; Kong, Linghe; Gu, Yu; Liu, Cong; He, Tian; Shin, Kang G. (Assoc Computing Machinery, 2019-01-16)
    Large-scale battery packs are commonly used in applications such as electric vehicles (EVs) and smart grids. Traditionally, to provide stable voltage to the loads, voltage regulators are used to convert battery packs' ...
  • On the Permeability of Colloidal Gels 

    Gelb, Lev D.; Graham, Alan L.; Mertz, Alex M.; Koenig, Peter H. (Amer Inst Physics, 2019-01-04)
    We reexamine and refine analytical theories for permeability in colloidal networks, with particular focus on constants and identification of approximations. The new theories are compared against numerical simulations of ...
  • Toxicological Assessment of Cross-Linked Beads of Chitosan-Alginate and Aspergillus australensis Biomass, with Efficiency as Biosorbent for Copper Removal 

    Gabriela Contreras-Cortés, Ana; Javier Almendariz-Tapia, Francisco; Gómez-Álvarez, Agustin; Burgos-Hernández, Armando; Guadalupe Luque-Alcaraz, Ana; Rodríguez-Félix, Francisco; Quevedo-López, Manuel A.; Plascencia-Jatomea, Maribel (MDPI, 2019-01-30)
    Sorbent materials of biological origin are considered as an alternative to the use of traditional methods in order to remove heavy metals. Interest in using these materials has increased over the past years due to their ...
  • Planning with Actively Eliciting Preferences 

    Das, Mayukh; Odom, Phillip; Islam, Md Rakibul; Doppa, Janardhan Rao (Jana); Roth, Dan; Natarajan, Sriraam (Elsevier Science BV, 2018-11-22)
    Planning with preferences has been employed extensively to quickly generate high-quality plans. However, it may be difficult for the human expert to supply this information without knowledge of the reasoning employed by ...
  • Emerging Neurotechnology for Antinoceptive Mechanisms and Therapeutics Discovery 

    Black, Bryan J.; Atmaramani, Rahul; Plagens, Sarah; Campbell, Zachary T.; Dussor, Gregory; Price, Theodore J.; Pancrazio, Joseph J. (Elsevier Advanced Technology, 2018-11-13)
    The tolerance, abuse, and potential exacerbation associated with classical chronic pain medications such as opioids creates a need for alternative therapeutics. Phenotypic screening provides a complementary approach to ...
  • Enzymatic Low Volume Passive Sweat Based Assays for Multi-Biomarker Detection 

    Bhide, Ashlesha; Cheeran, Sarah; Muthukumar, Sriram; Prasad, Shalini (MDPI, 2019-01-16)
    Simultaneous detection of correlated multi-biomarkers on a single low-cost platform in ultra-low fluid volumes with robustness is in growing demand for the development of wearable diagnostics. A non-faradaic biosensor for ...
  • Using Photoelectron Spectroscopy in the Integration of 2D Materials for Advanced Devices 

    Addou, Rafik; Wallace, Robert M. (Elsevier Science B.V., 2019-01-31)
    The first commercial applications of two dimensional (2D) layered materials such as graphite and MoS₂ used their lubricant properties. Following the discovery of graphene and its potential applications in various fields, ...
  • A Tutorial Introduction Compressed Sensing 

    Vidyasagar, Mathukumalli (IEEE, 2019-01-09)
    In this half-day tutorial, the author will present an introduction to the field of compressed sensing. Compressed sensing refers to the recovery of high-dimensional but low-complexity objects from a small number of linear ...
  • A Clinical Experiment on Infant Applied Pressures During Breastfeeding 

    Jiang, Lin; Alatalo, Diana L.; Geddes, Donna T.; Hassanipour, Fatemeh (Amer Soc Mechanical Engineers, 2019)
    Breastfeeding provides both nutrients and immunities necessary for infant growth. Understanding the biomechanics of breastfeeding requires capturing both positive and negative pressures exerted by infants on the breast. ...
  • Application of ZnO Schottky Diodes in Rectifier Circuits for Implementation in Energy Harvesting 

    Gomez-Alvarez, M.; Mejia, Israel; Cabrera, V.; Avila-Avendano, Carlos; Garcia, R.; Diaz-Cano, A.; Leon-Nataret, Y.; Quevedo-López, Manuel A.; Resendiz, L. (Inst Materials Physics, 2019-02-21)
    This work presents the results obtained from the SPICE simulation of a full-wave bridge rectifier circuit, a double half-wave rectifier circuit and a half-wave rectifier circuit, each at a frequency of 816MHz and low ...
  • Engineering The Palladium-WSe₂ Interface Chemistry for Field Effect Transistors with High-Performance Hole Contacts 

    Smyth, Christopher M.; Walsh, Lee A.; Bolshakov, Pavel; Catalano, Massimo; Addou, Rafik; Wang, Luhua; Kim, Jiyoung; Kim, Moon J.; Young, Chadwin D.; Hinkle, Christopher L.; Wallace, Robert M. (Amer Chemical Soc, 2018-12-07)
    Palladium has been widely employed as a hole contact to WSe₂ and has enabled, at times, the highest WSe₂ transistor performance. However, there are orders of magnitude variation across the literature in Pd-WSe₂ contact ...
  • Morphological Image Processing for Multiscale Analysis of Super-Resolution Ultrasound Images of Tissue Microvascular Networks 

    Özdemir, Ipek; Hoyt, Kenneth (SPIE-Int Soc Optical Engineering, 2019-03-15)
    Diabetes is a major disease and known to impair microvascular recruitment due to insulin resistance. Previous quantifications of the changes in microvascular networks at the capillary level were being performed with either ...
  • Security-Enhanced SC-FDMA Transmissions Using Temporal Artificial-Noise and Secret Key Aided Schemes 

    Marzban, Mohamed F.; El Shafie, Ahmed; Al-Dhahir, Naofal; Hamila, Ridha (IEEE-Inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 2019-01-19)
    We investigate the physical-layer security of uplink single-carrier frequency-division multiple-access (SC-FDMA) systems. Multiple users, Alices, send confidential messages to a common legitimate base-station, Bob, in the ...
  • Lexical Dependent Emotion Detection Using Synthetic Speech Reference 

    Lotfian, Reza; Busso, Carlos A. (IEEE-Inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 2019-02-08)
    This paper aims to create neutral reference models from synthetic speech to contrast the emotional content of a speech signal. Modeling emotional behaviors is a challenging task due to the variability in perceiving and ...
  • Dynamic Analysis for Motor-Powered Periotomes in Dentistry 

    Lin, Jianping; Sharma, Om A.; Park, Wooram (Amer Soc Mechanical Engineers, 2018-11-09)
    A periotome is a hand-held manual instrument that dentists use during tooth extraction. Using the sharp blade at the tool tip, dentists cut the periodontal ligaments that bonds the alveolar bone and the cementum surrounding ...
  • First-Principle Prediction on STM Tip Manipulation of Ti Adatom on Two-Dimensional Monolayer YBr₃ 

    Liu, Pan; Wu, Maokun; Liu, Hui; Lu, Feng; Wang, Wei-Hua; Cho, Kyeongjae (Wiley-Hindawi, 2019-02-04)
    Scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) is an important tool in surface science on atomic scale characterization and manipulation. In this work, Ti adatom manipulation is theoretically simulated by using a tungsten tip (W-tip) ...
  • Nipple Deformation and Peripheral Pressure on the Areola During Breastfeeding 

    Jiang, Lin; Alatalo, Diana L.; Geddes, Donna T.; Hassanipour, Fatemeh (Amer Soc Mechanical Engineers, 2019-10-01)
    Breastfeeding is a complex process where the infant utilizes two forms of pressure during suckling, vacuum and compression. Infant applied compression, or positive oral pressure, to the breast has not been previously studied ...
  • Optical Properties of P-Type SnOₓ Thin Films Deposited by DC Reactive Sputtering 

    Guzman-Caballero, D. E.; Quevedo-Lopez, Manuel A.; Ramirez-Bon, R. (Springer, 2018-11-23)
    Refractive index (n), extinction coefficient (k), effective complex dielectric function (epsilon) and band gap energy (Eg) of p-type SnOₓ thin films from 0.75 to 4eV are studied. 25 nm thick films were deposited by direct ...
  • Proactive Dynamic Network Slicing with Deep Learning Based Short-Term Traffic Prediction for 5G Transport Network 

    Guo, Qize; Gu, Rentao; Wang, Zihao; Zhao, Tianyi; Ji, Yuefeng; Kong, Jian; Gour, Riti; Jue, Jason P. (IEEE, 2019-03-03)
    We propose a proactive dynamic network slicing scheme that utilizes a deep-learning based short-term traffic prediction approach for 5G transport networks. The demonstration shows utilization efficiency improvement from ...
  • Specification and Analysis of ABAC Policies via the Category-Based Metamodel 

    Fernandez, Maribel; Mackie, Ian; Thuraisingham, Bhavani (Assoc Computing Machinery, 2019-03-25)
    The Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) model is one of the most powerful access control models in use. It subsumes popular models, such as the Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) model, and can also enforce dynamic policies ...

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