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1 Khan, Faisal HabibTransfer function mapping for a grid connected PV system using reverse synthesis techniqueMathematical modeling of power electronic converters is a historical problem. Numerous efforts have been documented in literature to model different converter topologies and their control schemes since the 1940s. Traditional modeling approaches avoid transfer function derivation due to high degree o...2013-01-01
2 Liu, FengEffects of Li doping on H-diffusion in MgH2: A first-principles studyThe effects of Li doping in MgH2 on H-diffusion process are investigated, using first-principles calculations. We have identified two key effects: (1) The concentration of H vacancy in the þ1 charge state ðVþ1 H Þ can increase by several orders of magnitude upon Li doping, which significantly in...2013-01-01
3 Henderson, Thomas C.Analysis of topographic maps for recreational purposes using decision treesIn this paper we describe a method for predicting the subjective quality of a new mountain bike route for a particular subject based on routes previously ridden and ranked by the subject. GPS tracks of the previously ridden routes are over laid on rasterized topographic maps and topographic features...2013-01-01
4 Kirby, Robert MichaelVerifying volume rendering using discretization error analysisWe propose an approach for verification of volume rendering correctness based on an analysis of the volume rendering integral, the basis of most DVR algorithms. With respect to the most common discretization of this continuous model (Riemann summation), we make assumptions about the impact of parame...2014-01-01
5 Khan, Faisal HabibMaximum power point tracking of stirling generator and ocean wave energy conversion systems using a two-stage power converterWave energy has become one of the most promising renewable energy resources nowadays. By using a linear generator/alternator, the periodic piston motion of the wave energy conversion system (WEC) can be converted to AC voltage with variable RMS amplitude and frequency; this process is comparable to ...2013-01-01
6 Harman, Todd B.Multiscale modeling of accidental explosions and detonationsAccidental explosions are exceptionally dangerous and costly, both in lives and money. Regarding worldwide conflict with small arms and light weapons, the Small Arms Survey has recorded more than 297 accidental explosions in munitions depots across the world that have resulted in thousands of deaths...2013-01-01
7 Liu, FengStrain-engineered surface transport in Si(001): complete isolation of the surface state via tensile strainBy combining density functional theory, nonequilibrium Green's function formulism and effective- Hamiltonian approaches, we demonstrate strain-engineered surface transport in Si(001), with the complete isolation of the Si surface states from the bulk bands. Our results show that sufficient tensile s...2013-01-01
8 Rieth, Loren WBi-layer encapsulation of Utah array based nerual interfaces by atomic layer deposited Al2O3 and parylene CWe present a novel coating method that combines atomic layer deposited Al2O3 and Parylene C for encapsulation of biomedical implantable devices, focusing on its application on Utah electrode array based neural interfaces. The alumina and Parylene C bi-layer encapsulated wired Utah electrode array sh...2013-01-01
9 Hansen, Charles D.Transfer function design based on user selected samples for intuitive multivariate volume explorationMultivariate volumetric datasets are important to both science and medicine. We propose a transfer function (TF) design approach based on user selected samples in the spatial domain to make multivariate volumetric data visualization more accessible for domain users. Specifically, the user starts the...2013-01-01
10 Bargteil, Adam WadeMultiphase flow of immiscible fluids on unstructured moving meshesIn this paper, we present a method for animating multiphase flow of immiscible fluids using unstructured moving meshes. Our underlying discretization is an unstructured tetrahedral mesh, the deformable simplicial complex (DSC), that moves with the flow in a Lagrangian manner. Mesh optimization opera...2014-01-01
11 Kirby, Robert MichaelGPU-based volume visualization from high-order finite element fieldsThis paper describes a new volume rendering system for spectral/hp finite-element methods that has as its goal to be both accurate and interactive. Even though high-order finite element methods are commonly used by scientists and engineers, there are few visualization methods designed to display thi...2014-01-01
12 Balasubramonian, RajeevQuantifying the relationship between the power delivery network and architectural policies in a 3D-stacked memory deviceMany of the pins on a modern chip are used for power delivery. If fewer pins were used to supply the same current, the wires and pins used for power delivery would have to carry larger currents over longer distances. This results in an "IR-drop" problem, where some of the voltage is dropped across t...2013-01-01
13 Hibler, Michael J.Isolation of malicious external inputs in a security focused adaptive execution environmentReliable isolation of malicious application inputs is necessary for preventing the future success of an observed novel attack after the initial incident. In this paper we describe, measure and analyze, Input-Reduction, a technique that can quickly isolate malicious external inputs that embody unfore...2013-01-01
14 Blair, StevenImplantable devices for optical neural interfacesOptical neural control requires light delivery techniques dependent on the experimental goal and biological model. Several light sources and neural interfaces have been implemented featuring one or more of the fol- lowing criteria: deep illumination, specific and/or com- prehensive access, spectral ...2013-01-01
15 Gopalakrishnan, GaneshOvercoming extreme-scale reproducibility challenges through a unified, targeted, and multilevel toolsetReproducibility, the ability to repeat program executions with the same numerical result or code behavior, is crucial for computational science and engineering applications. However, non-determinism in concurrency scheduling often hampers achieving this ability on high performance computing (HPC) sy...2013-01-01
16 Harrison, Reid R.Validation of adaptive threshold spike detector for neural recordingWe compare the performance of algorithms for automatic spike detection in neural recording applications. Each algorithm sets a threshold based on an estimate of the background noise level. The adaptive spike detection algorithm is suitable for implementation in analog VLSI; results from a proof-of-...Spike detection; Neural recording; Ation potential; VLSI2004-01-01
17 Stringfellow, Gerald B.Effects of low surfactant Sb coverage on Zn and C incorporation in GaPThe use of surfactants during the vapor phase growth of III-V materials to control fundamental characteristics of epitaxial layers is becoming increasingly important. We have investigated the remarkable effects of Sb, from triethylantimony (TESb) Pyrolysis, on the Zn doping during the organometallic...Surfactants; Organometallic vapor phase epitaxy; Gallium phosphide2007
18 Stringfellow, Gerald B.Effects of V/III ratio on ordering and antiphase boundaries in GaInP layersTransmission electron microscope (TEM) and transmission electron diffraction (TED) studies have been performed to investigate the effects of V/III ratio on ordering and antiphase boundaries (APBs) in organometallic vapor phase epitaxial Ga0.5In0.5P layers grown onto (001) GaAs vicinal substrates ...Antiphase boundaries; APB; Heterostructures; Organometallics1997
19 Mathews, V. JohnAdaptive realizations of the maximum likelihood processor for time delay estimationAbstract-This correspondence introduces an adaptive realization of the maximum likelihood (ML) processor for time delay estimation (TDE). Also presented is a modified ML processor, which requires less computations but still performs better than the other when implemented in an adaptive way. Widrow'...1984
20 Carter, John B.Design alternatives for shared memory multiprocessorsIn this paper. we consider the design alternatives available for building the next generation DSM machine (e.g., the choice of memory architecture, network technology, and amount and location of per-node remote data cache). To investigate this design space, we have simulated six applications on a wi...Shared memory multiprocessors1998
21 Hansen, Charles D.Constrained inverse volume rendering for planetary nebulaeDetermining the three-dimensional structure of distant astronomical objects is a challenging task, given that terrestrial observations provide only one viewpoint. For this task, bipolar planetary nebulae are interesting objects of study because of their pronounced axial symmetry due to fundamental p...Volume rendering; Axial symmetry2004
22 Gesteland, Raymond F.; Ives, Jeffrey T.; Stockham, Thomas G.Automated film reader for DNA sequencing based on homomorphic deconvolutionAn automated reader for electrophoresis based DNA sequencing methods is described that provides fast and accurate sequence determination. Digitized sequencing lanes are processed with homomorphic blind deconvolution in preparation for peak detection, interlane alignment, peak refinement and base cal...Sequence Analysis; Electrophoresis; Automated Film Reader; Homomorphic Deconvolution1994
23 Liu, FengInterplay of stress, structure, and stoichiometry in Ge-covered Si(001)By calculating the evolution of surface energies and surface stress tensors of Ge-covered Si(001) with increasing Ge coverage, we derive the most probable Ge stoichiometry in the subsurface regions beyond 1 monolayer coverage. We compare the calculated surface reconstruction and surface stress at th...Ge-covered; Si(001); Stress; Structure; Surface stress tensors1996-04
24 Johnson, Christopher R.; Parker, Steven G.; Whitaker, Ross T.; Hansen, Charles D.Computational field visualizationToday, scientists, engineers, and medical researchers routinely use computers to simulate complex physical phenomena. Such simulations present new challenges for computational scientists, including the need to effectively analyze and visualize complex three-dimensional data. As simulations become mo...Volume rendering; Isosurface extraction; Ray tracing; Multi-field visualizations2001
25 Christensen, Douglas A.; Herron, James N.Rapid single nucleotide polymorphism detection for personalized medicine applications using planar waveguide fluorescence sensorsPersonalized medicine is an emerging field in which clinical diagnostics information about a patient's genotype or phenotype is used to optimize his/her pharmacotherapy. This article evaluates whether planar waveguide fluorescent sensors are suitable for determining such information from patient tes...Personalized medicine; Planar waveguides; Fluorescence sensors; Evanescent excitation; Fluorescence; Hybridization; Molecular diagnostics; Peptide nucleic acid; Point of care; Single base extension; Single nucleotide polymorphism2006
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