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1 Quantum wells due to ordering in GaInPCuPt ordering results in a reduction of the band-gap energy of GaInP. Thus, heterostructures and quantum wells can be produced by simply varying the order parameter, without changing the solid composition. Changes in the order parameter can be induced by changes in growth conditions. The disorder...Band-gap energy; Growth temperature; Quantum wells1998-12-28
2 Classification of action potentials in multi unit intrafascicular recordings using neural network pattern recognition techniquesNeural network pattern-recognition techniques were applied to the problem of identifying the sources of action potentials in multi-unit neural recordings made from intrafascicular electrodes implanted in cats. The network was a three-layer connectionist machine that used digitized action potenti...Intrafascicular electrodes; Multi-unit neural activity; Artificial neural networks1994
3 Accelerated 4-year bachelors/masters degree program in biomedical engineeringIn response to the need for providing advanced engineering education in a shorter time period than is currently possible by traditional curricula, we have created an Accelerated Dual Degree program in biomedical engineering. The purpose of this pilot program is to attract the brightest students, g...Accelerated dual-degree program2002
4 Modified CPD Model for Coal Devolatilization at UCTT ConditionsTo study coal pyrolysis behavior at underground coal thermal treatment (UCTT) conditions, a modified CPD (M-CPD) model was developed and evaluated using two scales of experiments as well as two different coals, Utah Sufco and Illinois #6. Compared with the original CPD model, three major aspects wer...Coal; pyrolysis; modeling; underground heating2019
5 Production of Hydrogen through Photoelectrocatalytic Oxidation of Coal Using TiO2 Nanotube ArraysThe Electrochemical Society The Electrochemical Society Production of Hydrogen through Photo-Electro-Catalytic Oxidation of Coal Using TiO2 Nanotube Arrays Ding Wang1, Bobby Mohanty1, Bonan Wang1 and Eric Eddings1 Published 15 April 2017 • © 2017 ECS - The Electrochemical Society ECS Meeting ...Hydrogen production; TiO2 nanotubes; electrooxidation; photocatalysis2017
6 Robust estimation of fetal heart rate variability using Doppler ultrasound.This paper presents a new measure of heart rate variability (HRV) that can be estimated using Doppler ultrasound techniques and is robust to variations in the angle of incidence of the ultrasound beam and the measurement noise. This measure employs the multiple signal characterization (MUSIC) algori...Prenatal Ultrasonography; Fetal Heart Rate; Blood Flow Velocity; Algorithms2003-08
7 URK: Utah robot kit - a three-link robot prototypeIn this paper we will present the stages of designing and building a three-link robot manipulator prototype that was built as part of a research project for establishing a prototyping environment for robot manipulators. Building this robot enabled us determine the required subsystems and interfaces ...URK; Utah robot kit; robot manipulator prototype; prototyping environment; robot manipulators; three-link1994
8 B-splines for physically-based renderingAlthough B-spline curves and surfaces have enjoyed a long established place in the graphics community as constructive modeling tools, the use of B-spline approximation techniques has received relatively little attention in rendering. In this work we explore the use of 4D and 5D tensor product B-s...B-spline curves; Rendering algorithms2002-01-09
9 A dynamic recursive structure for intelligent inspectionWe suggest a new approach for inspection and reverse engineering applications. In particular we investigate the use of discrete event dynamic systems DEDS to guide and control the active exploration and sensing of mechanical parts for industrial inspection and reverse engineering?? We introduce...Intelligent inspection; Discrete event dynamic systems; DEDS; Industrial inspection; Dynamic recursive structure1992
10 Mechanical stability of ultrathin Ge/Si film on SiO2: the effect of Si/SiO2 interfaceWe perform two-dimensional linear elastic finite element analysis to investigate the mechanical stability of ultrathin Ge/Si film grown on or bonded to SiO2, using imperfect interface elements between Si and SiO2 to model Si/SiO2 interfacial slippage. We demonstrate that the overall composite film i...Ultrathin films; Si/SiO2 interface; Mechanical stability2005
11 The NSR processor prototypeThe NSR (Non-Synchronous RISC) processor is a general purpose processor structured as a collection of self-timed units that operate concurrently and communicate over bundled data channels in the style of micropipelines. These units correspond to standard synchronous pipeline stages such as Instructi...Self-timed Systems; Asynchronous systems; Micropipelines; FPGAs; RISC processor; NSR1992
12 Modeling and simulation of branched wiring networkThe impact of antenna polarization on channel capacity is explored in multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) systems. An idealized polarization model involving branch power rations (BPR's) and channel cross-coupling is incorporated into channel-specific capacity calculations. Results are compared f...2006-01-01
13 A baseband residual vector quantization algorithm for voiceband data signalsAbstract-In this paper, we present a new approach to the digitization and compression of a class of voiceband modem signals. Our approach, which we call baseband residual vector quantization (BRVQ), relies heavily upon the simple structure present in a modem signal. After the signal is converted to...1989
14 Received signal strength based bearing-only robot navigation in a sensor network fieldThis paper presents a low-complexity, novel approach to wireless sensor network (WSN) assisted autonomous mobile robot (AMR) navigation. The goal is to have an AMR navigate to a target location using only the information inherent to WSNs, i.e., topology of the WSN and received signal strength (RSS) ...2014-01-01
15 Super-enhanced optical energy concentration through a subwavelength aperture using a photonic nanojetOptical transmission through resonant subwavelength apertures in optically thick metal films have received an explosion of interest for their ability to overcome the diffraction limit of light and concentrate light efficiently into a subwavelength volume. This achievement has attracted the use of su...2014-01-01
16 Shape of the Hanle curve in spin-transport structures in the presence of an ac driveResistance between two ferromagnetic electrodes coupled to a normal channel depends on their relative magnetizations. The spin-dependent component, R, of the resistance changes with magnetic field, B, normal to the directions of magnetizations. In the field of spin transport, this change, R(B), orig...2014-01-01
17 Boundary aware reconstruction of scalar fieldsIn visualization, the combined role of data reconstruction and its classification plays a crucial role. In this paper we propose a novel approach that improves classification of different materials and their boundaries by combining information from the classifiers at the reconstruction stage. Our ap...2014-01-01
18 Te-rich CdTe surface by pulsed UV laser treatment for ohmic back contact formationPulsed UV laser treatments have recently been applied to polycrystalline CdTe solar cells to create an ohmic back contact. In this work, we investigate the surface stoichiometry variations produced by pulsed laser excitation using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). These results reveal surfaces...2014-01-01
19 The importance of Se partial pressure in the laser annealing of CuInSe2 electrodeposited precursorsOne method for producing CuInSe2 (CISe) absorber layers is electrodeposition followed by annealing. Replacing the commonly used furnace annealing step with a laser can reduce annealing times by 2-3 orders of magnitude: from 30 minutes to 1 s. However, laser processing has, to date, not resulted in a...2014-01-01
20 Temperature dependence of equivalent circuit parameters used to analyze admittance spectroscopy and application to CZTSe devicesWe present a device physics and equivalent circuit model for admittance spectroscopy of CZTSe based photovoltaic devices. The experimental variations of the capacitance and conductance in the depletion width are reproduced for state of the art coevaporated CZTSe devices. We will show that simple Arr...2014-01-01
21 Reliability analysis and performance degradation of a boost converterIn general, power converters are operated in closed-loop systems, and any characteristic variations in one component will simultaneously alter the operating point of other components, resulting in a shift in overall reliability profile. This interdependence makes the reliability of a converter a com...2014-01-01
22 Tb2O3 thin films: An alternative candidate for high-k dielectric applicationsWe are reporting the growth and structural, optical, and dielectric properties of Tb2O3, a relatively unexplored high-k dielectric material. A pulsed-laser deposition technique was used to grow Tb2O3 thin-films on four different substrates: Si(100), SrTiO3(100), LaAlO3(100), and MgO(100). High resol...2014-01-01
23 Introducing a new method for FDTD modeling of electromagnetic wave propagation in magnetized plasmaComputational investigations of electromagnetic wave propagation in the upper atmosphere are important for studying space weather hazards, such as geomagnetically induced currents (GICs). GICs are currents generated in gas/oil pipelines, railroads, and electric power networks due to solar storms and...2014-01-01
24 Epitaxial growth of ZnO films on Si(111)In this paper, we report the growth of ZnO films on silicon substrates using a pulsed laser deposition technique. These films were deposited on Si(111) directly as well as by using thin buffer layers of AlN and GaN. All the films were found to have c-axis-preferred orientation aligned with normal to...Buffer layers; Aluminum nitride; Silicon substrate; Biaxial strain2002
25 A new family of variational-form-based regularizers for reconstructing epicardial potentials from body-surface mappingWe propose a new family of regularizers for the inverse ECG problem, using a variational principle that underlies finite element approximation methods. As an alternative to traditional Tikhonov regularizers, the variational formulation has several advantages: 1)it enables a simple construction of ...2010
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