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  • In Vivo Assessment of Increased Oxidation of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Glioblastoma 

    Suh, Eul Hyun; Hackett, Edward P.; Wynn, R. Max; Chuang, David T.; Zhang, Bo; Luo, Weibo; Sherry, A. Dean; Park, Jae Mo (Nature Publishing Group, 2019-01-23)
    Altered branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) metabolism is a distinctive feature of various cancers and plays an important role in sustaining tumor proliferation and aggressiveness. Despite the therapeutic and diagnostic ...
  • Flow Boiling Heat Transfer from Downward-Facing Thick Heater Block in an Inclined Channel with Plain and Microporous Coated Surfaces 

    Song, Kiwon; Jun, Seongchul; You, Seung M.; Kim, Hwan Yeol; Kim, Moo Hwan; Revankar, Shripad T. (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2019-02)
    Flow boiling experiments were carried out with water on a 300 mm x 120 mm area and 85 mm thick downward-facing heated copper block at 1.4 bar pressure in a channel inclined 10° upwards with respect to horizontal. Heat ...
  • Molecularly-Engineered, 4D-Printed Liquid Crystal Elastomer Actuators 

    Saed, Mohand O.; Ambulo, Cedric P.; Kim, Hyun; De, Rohit; Raval, Vyom; Searles, Kyle; Siddiqui, Danyal A.; Cue, John Michael O.; Stefan, Mihaela C.; Shankar, M. Ravi; Ware, Taylor H. (WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH, 2018-11-27)
    Three-dimensional structures that undergo reversible shape changes in response to mild stimuli enable a wide range of smart devices, such as soft robots or implantable medical devices. Herein, a dual thiol-ene reaction ...
  • Exact Recovery in Community Detection with Continuous-Valued Side Information 

    Saad, Hussein; Nosratinia, Aria (IEEE-inst Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 2019-02)
    The community detection problem, as a special case of inference on graphs, has received much attention lately. However, in the presence of continuous-valued side information, the behavior of a sharp threshold for exact ...
  • "Hot Electrons in Si Lose Energy Mostly to Optical Phonons:" Truth or Myth? 

    Fischetti, Massimo V.; Yoder, P. D.; Khatami, Mohammad Mahdi; Gaddemane, Gautam; Van De Put, Maarten L. (American Institute of Physics Inc., 2019-06-05)
    Theoretical studies of heat generation and diffusion in Si devices generally assume that hot electrons in Si lose their energy mainly to optical phonons. Here, we briefly review the history of this assumption, and using ...
  • Structural Analysis of Induction Machine and Switched Reluctance Machine 

    Maharjan, Lizon; Wang, Shiliang; Fahīmī, Bābak (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2019-02-23)
    Here we present a comprehensive analysis of structural performance of Induction Machine (IM) and Switched Reluctance Machine (SRM) rotors under different operational conditions. Electric machines are susceptible to forces ...
  • In Vitro Evaluation of Cell Compatibility of Dental Cements Used with Titanium Implant Components 

    Marvin, Jason C.; Gallegos, Silvia I.; Parsaei, Shaida; Rodrigues, Danieli C. (Wiley, 2019-02)
    Purpose To evaluate the biocompatibility of five dental cement compositions after directly exposing human gingival fibroblast (HGF) and MC3T3-E1 preosteoblast cells to cement alone and cement applied on commercially pure ...
  • Kinetic Stability of Bulk LiNiO₂ and Surface Degradation by Oxygen Evolution in LiNiO₂-Based Cathode Materials 

    Kong, Fantai; Liang, Chaoping; Wang, Luhua; Zheng, Yongping; Perananthan, Sahila; Longo, Roberto C.; Ferraris, John P.; Kim, Moon J.; Cho, Kyeongjae (Wiley-VCH Verlag Gmbh, 2018-11-02)
    Capacity degradation by phase changes and oxygen evolution has been the largest obstacle for the ultimate commercialization of high-capacity LiNiO₂-based cathode materials. The ultimate thermodynamic and kinetic reasons ...
  • Low-Cost Manufacturing of Metal-Ceramic Composites through Electrodeposition of Metal into Ceramic Scaffold 

    Huang, Jiacheng; Daryadel, Soheil; Minary-Jolandan, Majid (Amer Chemical Soc, 2019-01)
    Infiltration of a molten metal phase into a ceramic scaffold to manufacture metal-ceramic composites often involves high temperature, high pressure, and expensive processes. Low-cost processes for fabrication of metal-ceramic ...
  • 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 ...

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