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    • Search for a Light Higgs Resonance in Radiative Decays of the ϒ(1S) with a Charm Tag 

      Lees, J. P.; Poireau, V.; Tisserand, V.; Grauges, E.; Palano, A.; Eigen, G.; Stugu, B.; Izen, Joseph M.; Lou, Xinchou (American Physical Society, 2015-04-10)
      A search is presented for the decay ϒ(1S)→γA⁰, A⁰→cc̅, where A⁰ is a candidate for the CP-odd Higgs boson of the next-to-minimal supersymmetric standard model. The search is based on data collected with the BABAR detector ...
    • Search for Long-Lived Particles in e⁺e⁻ Collisions 

      Lees, J. P.; Poireau, V.; Tisserand, V.; Grauges, E.; Palano, A.; Eigen, G.; Stugu, B.; Izen, Joseph M.; Lou, Xinchou; BaBar Collaboration (American Physical Society, 2015-04-29)
      We present a search for a neutral, long-lived particle L that is produced in e⁺e⁻ collisions and decays at a significant distance from the e⁺e⁻ interaction point into various flavor combinations of two oppositely charged ...
    • Measurement of the Charge Asymmetry in Dileptonic Decays of Top Quark Pairs in pp Collisions at √s=7 TeV Using the ATLAS Detector 

      Aad, G.; Abbott, B.; Abdallah, J.; Khalek, S. Abdel; Abdinov, O.; Aben, R.; Abi, B.; Izen, Joseph M.; Leyton, Michael; Lou, Xinchou; Namasivayam, Harisankar; Reeves, Kendall; ATLAS Collaboration (Springer, 2015-05-01)
      A measurement of the top-antitop (tt̅) charge asymmetry is presented using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.6 fb⁻¹ of LHC pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV collected by the ATLAS detector. ...
    • Amplitude Analysis of the π⁰π⁰ System Produced in Radiative J/ψ Decays 

      Ablikim, M.; Achasov, M. N.; Ai, X. C.; Albayrak, O.; Albrecht, M.; Ambrose, D. J.; Amoroso, A.; Lou, Xinchou (UT Dallas) (American Physical Society, 2015-09-14)
      An amplitude analysis of the π⁰π⁰ system produced in radiative J/ψ decays is presented. In particular, a piecewise function that describes the dynamics of the π⁰π⁰ system is determined as a function of M(π⁰π⁰) from an ...
    • Comparative Analysis of the Orphan Crispr2 Locus in 242 Enterococcus Faecalis Strains 

      Hullahalli, Karthik; Rodrigues, Marinelle; Schmidt, Brendan D.; Li, Xiang; Bhardwaj, Pooja; Palmer, Kelli L. (Public Library of Science, 2015-09-23)
      Clustered, Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats and their associated Cas proteins (CRISPR-Cas) provide prokaryotes with a mechanism for defense against mobile genetic elements (MGEs). A CRISPR locus is a molecular ...
    • Measurement of Initial-State-Final-State Radiation Interference in the Processes e⁺e⁻ → μ⁺μ⁻γ and e⁺e⁻ → π⁺π⁻γ 

      Lees, J. P.; Poireau, V.; Tisserand, V.; Grauges, E.; Palano, A.; Eigen, G.; Stugu, B.; Izen, Joseph M.; Lou, Xinchou; BaBar Collaboration (2015-10-28)
      Charge asymmetry in the processes e⁺e⁻ → μ⁺μ⁻γ and e⁺e⁻ → π⁺π⁻γ is measured using 232 fb⁻¹ of data collected with the BABAR detector at e⁺e⁻ center-of-mass energies near 10.58 GeV. An observable is introduced and shown to ...
    • Measurement of the Absolute Branching Fraction for Λ_c⁺ → Λe⁺ν_e 

      Ablikim, M.; Achasov, M. N.; Ai, X. C.; Albayrak, O.; Albrecht, M.; Ambrose, D. J.; Amoroso, A.; Lou, Xinchou; BESIII Collaboration (Amer Physical Soc, 2015-11-25)
      We report the first measurement of the absolute branching fraction for Λ_c⁺. This measurement is based on 567 pb⁻¹ of e⁺e⁻ annihilation data produced at √s = 4.599 GeV, which is just above the Λ_c⁺ Λ̅_c̅ threshold. The ...
    • Measurement of the Branching Fractions D_s⁺ → η′Χ and D_s^+ → η′ρ⁺ in e⁺e⁻ → D_s^+D_s^- 

      Ablikim, M.; Achasov, M. N.; Ai, X. C.; Albayrak, O.; Albrecht, M.; Ambrose, D. J.; Amoroso, A.; Lou, Xinchou; BESII Collaboration (Elsevier B.V., 2015-11-27)
      We study D_s⁺ decays to final states involving the η' with a 482 pb⁻¹ data sample collected at √s = 4.009 GeV with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII collider. We measure the branching fractions ℬ(D_s⁺ → η'Χ) = (8.8 ± 1.8 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Probability Density Function Characterization for Aggregated Large-Scale Wind Power Based on Weibull Mixtures 

      G©mez-L©zaro, E.; Bueso, M. C.; Kessler, M.; Mart©n-Mart©nez, S.; Zhang, Jie; Hodge, B. -M; Molina-Garc©a, A. (MDPI Ag, 2016-02-02)
      The Weibull probability distribution has been widely applied to characterize wind speeds for wind energy resources. Wind power generation modeling is different, however, due in particular to power curve limitations, wind ...
    • Ultrafast Dynamics of Quasiparticles and Coherent Acoustic Phonons in Slightly Underdoped (BaK)Fe₂As₂ 

      Lin, Kung-Hsuan; Wang, Kuan-Jen; Chang, Chung-Chieh; Wen, Yu-Chieh; Lv, Bing; Chu, Ching-Wu; Wu, Maw-Kuen (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-05-16)
      We have utilized ultrafast optical spectroscopy to study carrier dynamics in slightly underdoped (BaK)Fe2As2 crystals without magnetic transition. The photoelastic signals due to coherent acoustic phonons have been ...
    • ChIA-PET2: A Versatile and Flexible Pipeline for ChIA-PET Data Analysis 

      Li, G.; Chen, Y.; Snyder, M. P.; Zhang, Michael Q. (Oxford University Press, 2016-09-12)
      ChIA-PET2 is a versatile and flexible pipeline for analyzing different types of ChIA-PET data from raw sequencing reads to chromatin loops. ChIA-PET2 integrates all steps required for ChIA-PET data analysis, including ...
    • Corporate Disclosure, Analyst Forecast Dispersion, and Stock Returns 

      Ali, Ashiq; Liu, Mark; Xu, Danielle; Yao, Tong (Sage Publications Inc, 2016-11-02)
      This article examines whether a corporate disclosure practice is one of the reasons for the forecast dispersion anomaly-the negative relation between analyst forecast dispersion and future stock returns. Prior studies have ...
    • Clawback Provision of SOX, Financial Misstatements, and CEO Compensation Contracts 

      Natarajan, Ramachandran; Zheng, Kenneth (Sage Publications Inc, 2017-01-23)
      Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (hereafter, SOX), commonly known as the clawback provision, entitles the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to sue the CEO and CFO in an attempt to recover their incentive ...
    • Interaction of Acid Gases SO₂ and NO₂ with Coordinatively Unsaturated Metal Organic Frameworks: M-MOF-74 (M = Zn, Mg, Ni, Co) 

      Tan, Kui; Zuluaga, Sebastian; Wang, Hao; Canepa, Pieremanuele; Soliman, Karim; Cure, Jeremy; Li, Jing; Thonhauser, Timo; Chabal, Yves J. (Amer Chemical Soc, 2017-05-01)
      In situ infrared spectroscopy and ab initio density functional theory (DFT) calculations are combined to study the interaction of the corrosive gases SO₂ and NO₂ with metal organic frameworks M-MOF-74 (M = Zn, Mg, Ni, Co). ...
    • Procedural Fairness, Public Service Motives, and Employee Work Outcomes: Evidence from Pakistani Public Service Organizations 

      Quratulain, S.; Khan, A. K.; Sabharwal, Meghna (Sage Publications Inc., 2017-07-05)
      Studies in public administration hypothesize the direct effect of public service motivation (PSM) on employee attitudes and behavior. We examine the relationship between public employees’ perceptions of procedural fairness ...
    • Analysis and Imaging of Biocidal Agrochemicals using ToF-SIMS 

      Converso, Valerio; Fearn, Sarah; Ware, Ecaterina; McPhail, David S.; Flemming, Anthony J.; Bundy, Jacob G. (Springer Nature, 2017-09-06)
      ToF-SIMS has been increasingly widely used in recent years to look at biological matrices, in particular for biomedical research, although there is still a lot of development needed to maximise the value of this technique ...
    • First Impressions of Adults with Autism Improve with Diagnostic Disclosure and Increased Autism Knowledge of Peers 

      Sasson, Noah J.; Morrison, Kerrianne E. (Sage Publications Ltd, 2017-10-17)
      A practical consideration for many intellectually able adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is whether to disclose their diagnostic status or try to mask their autistic characteristics to avoid judgment and discrimination. ...
    • Sinology, Sinologism, and New Sinology 

      Gu, Ming Dong; Zhou, X. (Routledge, 2018)
      Sinologism is a recent cultural theory that focuses on Sinology, China–West studies, and cross-cultural knowledge production. Since its proposition at the turn of the 21st century, it has aroused substantial interest and ...
    • Collaborative Curriculum Design and Assessment: Piloting a Hybrid First-Year Writing Course 

      King, Carie S. Tucker; Keeth, Sara; Ryan, Christopher J. (National Center for Online Learning Research, 2018)
      We needed to provide options and to create space for first-year writing courses at a growing tier-one, four-year, public university. Therefore, three faculty members-the program director, the associate director, and a ...