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    • Analyzing Thermal and Mechanical Effects of Pulsed Laser Irradiation on Tissues 

      Ganguly, Mohit (2014-05)
      Pulsed lasers are known for their spatial and temporal specificity in delivering heat energy to the tissues. This is useful in laser ablation treatment mechanism where damage to the healthy tissues is highly undesired. ...
    • Ancient Amazonian populations left lasting impacts on forest structure 

      Palace, Michael W.; McMichael, Crystal H.H.; Braswell, Bobby H.; Hagen, Stephen C.; Bush, Mark B.; Neves, Eduardo Góes; Tamanaha, Eduardo K.; Herrick, Christina; Frolking, Steve E. (2017-12)
      Amazonia contains a vast expanse of contiguous tropical forest and is influential in global carbon and hydrological cycles. Whether ancient Amazonia was highly disturbed or modestly impacted, and how ancient disturbances ...
    • An ancient extrasolar system with five sub-earth-size planets 

      Ragozzine, Darin A.; Campante, Tiago L.; Barclay, Thomas S.; Swift, Jonathan J.; Huber, Daniel; Adibekyan, V. Zh.; Cochran, William D.; Burke, Christopher J.; Isaacson, Howard T.; Quintana, Elisa V. (2015-01-27)
      The chemical composition of stars hosting small exoplanets (with radii less than four Earth radii) appears to be more diverse than that of gas-giant hosts, which tend to be metal-rich. This implies that small, including ...
    • Android Home Automation 

      Almazrouei, Ahmed; Almansoori, Sayah; Al Neyadi, Abdulla
      Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 5 (cm) • Controlled using an Android Application • Controlling up to 3 appliances. • 2 : On/Off • 1 : Speed/Brightness control • Application interface: • Two sets of radio buttons: On/Off for ...
    • Angle of Attack Visualization: A Proposal for a Tangible Interactive In-Flight Loss of Control Recovery System 

      Kasdaglis, Nicholas (2016-10)
      The Trajectory Recovery System (TRS) is a proposed system that will help a pilot quickly restore the aircraft to controlled flight. In-flight Loss of Control (I-LOC) is the leading cause of aviation fatalities. While ...
    • Angular analysis of the decay B0→K*0μ+μ- from pp collisions at s=8 TeV 

      Khachatryan, V.; Bhopatkar, Vallary; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.; Baarmand, M.M.; Hohlmann, Marcus; Colafranceschi, Stefano; Roy, Tuhin S.; Noonan, d; Yumiceva, Francisco X. (2016-02-10)
      The angular distributions and the differential branching fraction of the decay B0→K*(892)0μ+μ- are studied using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.5 fb-1 collected with the CMS detector at the LHC in pp ...
    • Angular coefficients of Z bosons produced in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV and decaying to μ+μ- as a function of transverse momentum and rapidity 

      Khachatryan, Vardan; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.R.; Adam, Wolfgang; Bergauer, Thomas; Dragicevic, Marko; Baarmand, Marc M.; Hohlmann, Marcus; Kalakhety, Himali; Yumiceva, Francisco (2015-11-15)
      Measurements of the five most significant angular coefficients, A0 through A4, for Z bosons produced in pp collisions at √s=8 TeV and decaying to μ+μ- are presented as a function of the transverse momentum and rapidity of ...
    • The angular distribution of energetic electron and X-ray emissions from triggered lightning leaders 

      Schaal, M.M.; Dwyer, Joseph R.; Rassoul, Hamid K.; Hill, Jonathan David; Jordan, Douglas M.; Uman, Martin A. (2013-10-27)
      We investigate individual X-ray bursts from lightning leaders to determine if energetic electrons at the source (and hence X-rays) are emitted isotropically or with some degree of anisotropy. This study was motivated by ...
    • Animal models of osteogenesis imperfecta: Applications in clinical research 

      Enderli, Tanya A.; Burtch, Stephanie R.; Templet, Jara N.; Carriero, Alessandra (2016)
      Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), commonly known as brittle bone disease, is a genetic disease characterized by extreme bone fragility and consequent skeletal deformities. This connective tissue disorder is caused by mutations ...
    • Anisotropic diffusion techniques on synthetic aperture radar data 

      Allen, Josef Devaughn; Ganthier, Emile; Tenali, Gnana Bhaskar (2007-04-20)
      Speckle in SAR imagery is a by-product of constructive and destructive interference between scatterers within a resolution cell. This speckle phenomenon gives SAR imagery a "noise-like" appearance and is often exploited ...
    • Annotated bibliography of the Florida applesnail, Pomacea paludosa (Say) (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae), from 1824 to 1999 

      Turner, Richard L.; Mikkelsen, Paula M. (2004-12-01)
      The Florida applesnail, Pomacea paludosa (Say, 1829), inhabits freshwater rivers, lakes, and wetlands of the southeastern United States and Cuba, where it is prey to several species of birds, reptiles, and fish, particularly ...
    • Anomalous decay of nanomechanical modes going through nonlinear resonance 

      Shoshani, Oriel; Shaw, Steven W.; Dykman, Mark I. (2017-12-01)
      Because of the small size of nanomechanical systems, their vibrations become nonlinear already for small amplitudes. Many nontrivial aspects of the vibration dynamics arise from the coexistence of several nonlinearly coupled ...
    • Antenna coupled detectors for 2D staring focal plane arrays 

      Gritz, Michael A.; Kolasa, Borys P.; Lail, Brian A.; Burkholder, Robert J.; Chen, Leonard (2013-06-04)
      Millimeter-wave (mmW)/sub-mmW/THz region of the electro-magnetic spectrum enables imaging thru clothing and other obscurants such as fog, clouds, smoke, sand, and dust. Therefore considerable interest exists in developing ...
    • APART 

      Berry, Charles; Malagon, Arturo; Sanchez, Jose; Pestana, Jeancarlo; Singh, Omesh; Faal, Jainaba; Hollahan, Thomas
      APART (Aerial Platform for Aircraft Refueling and Transport) is a proof of concept for the docking and recharging of two UASs (Unmanned Aerial systems) •UAS’s are one of the fastest growing fields in engineering, but never ...
    • Apple’s Screen Time: The Utility of Digital Wellness Software in Curbing Smartphone Dependency 

      Ubochi, Ebubechukwu Onyekachi Aham (2019-08)
      This study investigated the effectiveness of digital wellness software by attempting to measure the utility of Apple’s Screen Time as a means of curbing smartphone dependency. It involved following the activities of eight ...
    • Application of a flow through absorption tube for remotely estimating water quality parameters 

      Bostater, Charles R.; Keller, Melissa; Gimond, Manuel (1997-01-17)
      A flow through absorption tube is described and applied. The tube is similar in concept to a 50 cm pathlength cylindrical cuvette described previously by Bostater and Gimond. The new absorption tube allows for continuous, ...
    • Application of an optical remote sensing model 

      Bostater, Charles R.; Ma, Wei-ming; McNally, Ted W.; Gimond, Manuel; Lamb, A.P (1995-12-18)
      A simplified two-flow model derived from the radiative transfer problem applicable to a water column is described and applied. The application of the model to reflectance signatures measured in Delaware Bay estuarine waters ...
    • Application of neural networks to channel assignment for cellular CDMA networks with multiple services and mobile base stations 

      Hortos, William S. (1996-03-22)
      The use of artificial neural networks to the channel assignment problem for cellular code- division multiple access (CDMA) telecommunications systems is considered. CDMA takes advantage of voice activity and spatial isolation ...
    • Application of the Gradient Projection Method to an Optimal Control Problem in Quantum Biology 

      Abdulla, Rashad (2019-05)
      Quantum biology is an emerging field which seeks to understand and analyze the effects of quantum mechanical phenomena on biological systems. One such phenomenon is the formation of radical pairs, compounds which exist ...
    • Application-Driven Traffic Sensor System Acceptance Tests for Intelligent Transportation Systems 

      Goncalves Pereira Mendonca, Thiago (2017-05)
      Transportation agencies strive to keep people and goods moving. Operation and maintenance of transportation infrastructure is key to accomplish their objectives. Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) applications rely ...