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    • Bacteriophage Resistance Alters Antibiotic-Mediated Intestinal Expansion of Enterococci 

      Chatterjee, A.; Johnson, C. N.; Luong, P.; Hullahalli, Karthik; McBride, S. W.; Schubert, A. M.; Palmer, Kelli L.; Carlson, P. E.; Duerkop, B. A. (American Society for Microbiology, 2019-05-21)
      Enterococcus faecalis is a human intestinal pathobiont with intrinsic and acquired resistance to many antibiotics, including vancomycin. Nature provides a diverse and virtually untapped repertoire of bacterial viruses, or ...
    • Barriers and Incentives for Sustainable Urban Development: An Analysis of the Adoption of LEED-ND Projects 

      Cease, Brett; Kim, HyoungAh; Kim, Dohyeong; Ko, Y.; Cappel, C. (Academic Press, 2019-05-22)
      The adoption rate for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) projects has varied considerably across the United States. Local governments and developers face variation in the ...
    • Bayesian Optimization Approach for Analog Circuit Synthesis Using Neural Network 

      Zhang, S.; Lyu, W.; Yang, F.; Yan, C.; Zhou, Dian; Zeng, X. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019-03-25)
      Bayesian optimization with Gaussian process as surrogate model has been successfully applied to analog circuit synthesis. In the traditional Gaussian process regression model, the kernel functions are defined explicitly. ...
    • Belief Propagation with Side Information for Recovering a Single Community 

      Saad, Hussein; Nosratinia, Aria
      In this paper, we study the effect of side information on the recovery of a hidden community of size K inside a graph consisting of n nodes with K=o(n). We focus on side information with finite cardinality and bounded (as ...
    • Benchmarking and Qualification of Gate Drivers for Medium Voltage (MV) Operation Using 10 Kv Silicon Carbide (SiC) Mosfets 

      Anurag, A.; Acharya, S.; Gohil, Ghanshyamsinh; Bhattacharya, S. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019-03)
      Emergence of reliable medium voltage (MV) silicon carbide (SiC) devices, has made it possible to use these for MV applications, including grid interconnections, and medium voltage drives system. In a converter structure, ...
    • Bending the Rules or Changing Them? MNE Responses to Institutional Challenges in Transition Economies 

      Yu, J.; Lee, Seung-Hyun (Sage Publications Ltd, 2019-04-16)
      We investigate what determines a multinational enterprise’s (MNE) propensity to engage in lobbying and bribing in host countries where the overall institutional development for market exchanges is insufficient, and thus, ...
    • Beyond Quantum Confinement: Excitonic Nonlocality in Halide Perovskite Nanoparticles with Mie Resonances 

      Berestennikov, A. S.; Li, Y.; Iorsh, I. V.; Zakhidov, Anvar A.; Rogach, A. L.; Makarov, S. V.
      Halide perovskite nanoparticles have demonstrated pronounced quantum confinement properties for nanometer-scale sizes and strong Mie resonances for 10 2 nm sizes. Here we studied the intermediate sizes where the nonlocal ...
    • Bias: A 30-Year Review of Randomized Controlled Trials Published in Three Prosthodontic Journals 

      Dumbrigue, H. B.; Dumbrigue, Derek C.; Dumbrigue, E. C.; Chingbingyong, M. I. (Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2019-05-13)
      Purpose: Bias can occur in various phases of an investigation, and its control is an important measure of the validity of results for randomized controlled trials (RCTs). The purpose of this study is to determine if bias ...
    • Bio-Inspired, Moisture-Powered Hybrid Carbon Nanotube Yarn Muscles 

      Kim, Shi Hyeong; Kwon, Cheong Hoon; Park, Karam; Mun, Tae Jin; Lepro, Xavier; Baughman, Ray H.; Spinks, Geoffrey M.; Kim, Seon Jeong
      Hygromorph artificial muscles are attractive as self-powered actuators driven by moisture from the ambient environment. Previously reported hygromorph muscles have been largely limited to bending or torsional motions or ...
    • Biothermal Sensing of a Torsional Artificial Muscle 

      Lee, Sung-Ho; Kim, Tae Hyeob; Lima, M©rcio D.; Baughman, Ray H.; Kim, Seon Jeong (Royal Soc Chemistry, 2016-01-25)
      Biomolecule responsive materials have been studied intensively for use in biomedical applications as smart systems because of their unique property of responding to specific biomolecules under mild conditions. However, ...
    • Biphenyl-Bridged Wrinkled Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Radioactive Iodine Capture 

      Brown, Alexander T.; Lin, Jason; Thomas, Milana C.; Chabal, Yves J.; Balkus, Kenneth J. (Cambridge Univ Press, 2019-02-11)
      The capture of volatile radioactive iodine-129 is an important process for nuclear fission. Biphenyl-bridged wrinkled mesoporous silica shows similar performance for iodine sequestration to commercial Ag-mordenite and ...
    • Blue Light Emitting Electrochemical Cells Incorporating Triazole-based Luminophores 

      Fernández-Hernández, Jesús M.; Ladouceur, S.; Shen, Y.; Iordache, A.; Wang, X.; Donato, L.; Gallagher-Duval, S.; de Anda Villa, Manuel; Slinker, Jason D.; De Cola, L.; Zysman-Colman, E. (2013-09-20)
      We report the electrochemical, photoluminescence, and electroluminescence properties of four fluorinated cationic iridium complexes bearing pyridyltriazole ancillary ligands. All the complexes display unstructured emission ...
    • Bootstrap Quantification of Estimation Uncertainties in Network Degree Distributions 

      Gel, Yulia R.; Lyubchich, Vyacheslav; Ramirez Ramirez, L. Leticia (Springer Nature, 2018-08-20)
      We propose a new method of nonparametric bootstrap to quantify estimation uncertainties in functions of network degree distribution in large ultra sparse networks. Both network degree distribution and network order are ...
    • Breach-Free Sleep-Wakeup Scheduling for Barrier Coverage with Heterogeneous Wireless Sensors 

      Zhang, Z.; Wu, Weili; Yuan, Jing; Du, Dingzhu
      Barrier Coverage plays a vital role in wireless sensor networks. Research on barrier coverage has mainly focused on the lifetime maximization and the critical conditions to achieve k-Barrier Coverage under various sensing ...
    • Break-Even Analysis of Battery Energy Storage in Buildings Considering Time-Of-Use Rates 

      Sun, Mucun; Chang, Chih-Lun; Zhang, Jie; Mehmani, A.; Culligan, P.
      As energy consumption in residential and commercial buildings continues to grow, demand-side management (DSM) for energy systems becomes crucial, because DSM can shift energy use from peak to off-peak hours. In order to ...
    • Bulk Fermi Surface of The Weyl Type-II Semimetallic Candidate NbIrTe₄ 

      Schönemann, R.; Chiu, Y. -C; Zheng, W.; Quito, V. L.; Sur, S.; McCandless, Gregory T.; Chan, Julia Y.; Balicas, L. (American Physical Society, 2019-05-15)
      Recently, a new group of layered transition-metal tetra-chalcogenides was proposed via first-principles calculations to correspond to a new family of Weyl type-II semimetals with promising topological properties in the ...
    • Can Oral Bacteria and Mechanical Fatigue Degrade Zirconia Dental Implants in Vitro? 

      Siddiqui, Danyal A.; Sridhar, Sathyanarayanan; Wang, Frederick; Jacob, Joel J.; Rodrigues, Danieli C. (American Chemical Society, 2019-05-15)
      Zirconia (ZrO₂) is an emerging alternative to titanium for dental implant systems due to its material properties including high mechanical strength and chemical stability. However, oral environmental factors such as bacterial ...
    • Carrier Transport in Two-Dimensional Topological Insulator Nanoribbons in the Presence of Vacancy Defects 

      Tiwari, Sabyasachi; Van de Put, Maarten L.; Soreé, B.; Vandenberghe, William G. (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2019-02-05)
      Using the non-equilibrium Green's function formalism, we study carrier transport through imperfect two-dimensional (2D) topological insulator (TI) ribbons. In particular, we investigate the effect of vacancy defects on the ...
    • Causal Inference from Pivotal Politics Theories 

      Clarke, A. J.; Gray, Thomas R.; Lowande, K.
      We review attempts to evaluate Pivotal Politics and related theories in light of the social sciences’ movement toward causal empiricism. To accommodate limitations of available data, most existing empirical approaches ...
    • Caustics of Poncelet Polygons and Classical Extremal Polynomials 

      Dragović, Vladimir; Radnović, Milena (Pleiades Publishing Inc, 2019-02-05)
      A comprehensive analysis of periodic trajectories of billiards within ellipses in the Euclidean plane is presented. The novelty of the approach is based on a relationship recently established by the authors between periodic ...