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    • Searching for Majorana Fermions in 2D Spin-Orbit Coupled Fermi Superfluids at Finite Temperature 

      Gong, Ming; Chen, G.; Jia, S.; Zhang, Chuanwei (2012-09-05)
      Recent experimental breakthroughs in realizing spin-orbit (SO) coupling for cold atoms have spurred considerable interest in the physics of two-dimensional SO coupled Fermi superfluids, especially topological Majorana ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Input-Output Linearization of a Boost Converter with Mixed Load (Constant Voltage Load and Constant Power Load) 

      Arora, Sameer; Balsara, Poras; Bhatia, Dinesh (Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineers Inc, 2018-03-08)
      Power converters and electric motor drives when tightly regulated behave as constant power loads. These loads are different from resistive loads and have destabilizing negative impedance characteristics, which impact a ...
    • Eigenvector Spatial Filtering for Large Data Sets: Fixed and Random Effects Approaches 

      Murakami, Daisuke; Griffith, Daniel A. (Wiley, 2018-03-25)
      Eigenvector spatial filtering (ESF) is a spatial modeling approach, which has been applied in urban and regional studies, ecological studies, and so on. However, it is computationally demanding, and may not be suitable for ...
    • Thermal Fluid Analysis of Cold Plasma Methane Reformer 

      Sobhansarbandi, S.; Maharjan, Lizon; Fahimi, Babak; Hassanipour, Fatemeh (MDPI AG, 2018-05-01)
      One of the most important methods of methane utilization is the conversion to synthesis gas (syngas). However, conventional ways of reforming methane usually require very high temperature, therefore non-thermal (non-equilibrium) ...
    • A Comparative Study of the China Factor in Taiwan and Hong Kong Elections 

      Ho, Karl; Wong, Stan Hok-wui; Clarke, Harold D.; Lee, Kuan-Chen (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-05-20)
      This chapter probes the economic dimension of the China factor in Taiwan and Hong Kong politics. We discuss how economic integration efforts affect elections and party competitions in smaller states neighboring China. ...
    • Non-Invasive Dural Stimulation in Mice: A Novel Preclinical Model of Migraine 

      Burgos-Vega, Carolina Christina; Quigley, Lilyana D.; dos Santos, Gabriela Trevisan; Yan, Flora; Asiedu, Marina; Jacobs, Blaine; Motina, Marina; Safdar, Nida; Yousuf, Hayyan; Avona, Amanda; Price, Theodore J.; Dussor, Greg (Sage Publications Ltd, 2018-05-31)
      Background Migraine is characterized by a collection of neurological symptoms in the absence of injury or damage. However, several common preclinical migraine models require significant damage to the skull to stimulate the ...
    • Protease Activated Receptor 2 (PAR2) Activation Causes Migraine-Like Pain Behaviors in Mice 

      Hassler, Shayne N.; Ahmad, Fatima B.; Burgos-Vega, Carolina C.; Boitano, Scott; Vagner, Josef; Price, Theodore J.; Dussor, Gregory (Sage Publications Ltd, 2018-05-31)
      Background Pain is the most debilitating symptom of migraine. The cause of migraine pain likely requires activation of meningeal nociceptors. Mast cell degranulation, with subsequent meningeal nociceptor activation, has ...
    • Novel Binder-Free Electrode Materials for Supercapacitors Utilizing High Surface Area Carbon Nanofibers Derived from Immiscible Polymer Blends of PBI/6FDA-DAM:DABA 

      Abeykoon, Nimali C.; Garcia, Velia; Jayawickramage, Rangana A.; Perera, Wijayantha; Cure, Jeremy; Chabal, Yves J.; Balkus, Kenneth J.; Ferraris, John P. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018-06-01)
      Carbon nanofibers with high surface area have become promising electrode materials for supercapacitors because of their importance in increasing energy density. In this study, a high free volume polymer, 6FDA-DAM:DABA ...
    • On Member-Driven, Efficient and Fair Timeshare Exchanges 

      Cesaret, Bahriye; Dawande, Milind W,; Rajapakshe, Tharanga (Wiley, 2018-06-07)
      Vacation Timeshare is a form of ownership or "right to use" of a resort property for a specific time period (typically a week) each year. Timeshare exchange refers to the non-monetary trading of timeshare weeks among owners, ...