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226 Armentrout, Peter B.Collision-induced dissociation of Fen+ (n=2-10) with Xe: ionic and neutral iron binding energiesCross sections for collision-induced dissociation (CID) of Fen+ with Xe, 2≤n≤10, are presented. Experiments were performed on a newly constructed guided ion beam mass spectrometer, the design and capabilities of which are described in detail. The single mechanism for dissociation of iron cluster...1989
227 Armentrout, Peter B.Collision-induced dissociation processes of Nb4+ and Fe4+: fission vs. evaporationDespite the extensive effort devoted to research on gasphase metal clusters, quantitative thermodynamic data on such species are scarce. Such information is key to understanding and predicting the physical and chemical properties of clusters. Presently, bond energies are available primarily for tr...Metal clusters; Nobium ions; Iron ions; Fission; Evaporation1988
228 Coley, Phyllis D.; Kursar, Thomas A.Colonization of tropical rain forest leaves by epiphylls: effects of site and host plant leaf lifetimeIn humid tropical regions, leaves are frequently colonized by epiphylls (Richards 1954, Pocs 1978, 1982). Lichens and liverworts usually dominate, although mosses, algae, and cyanobacteria can also occur (Winkler 1971, Smith 1982). The interactions between epiphylls and host leaves have not been wel...Tropical forest; Epiphylls; Panama; Hybanthus prunifolius; Light interception1993
229 Olivera, Baldomero M.Combined proteomic and transcriptomic interrogation of the venom gland of conus geographus uncovers novel components and functional compartmentalizationCone snails are highly successful marine predators that use complex venoms to capture prey. At any given time, hundreds of toxins (conotoxins) are synthesized in the secretory epithelial cells of the venom gland, a long and convoluted organ that can measure 4 times the length of the snail's body. In...2014-01-01
230 Truong, ThanhCombined reaction class approach with integrated molecular orbital + molecular orbital (IMOMO) methodology: a practical tool for kinetic modelingWe present a new practical computational methodology for predicting thermal rate constants of reactions involving large molecules or a large number of elementary reactions in the same class. This methodology combines the integrated molecular orbital1molecular orbital (IMOMO) approach with our rece...IMOMO; Kinetic modeling; Thermal rate constants2000
231 Ailion, David CharlesCommensurability and defect-induced phason gaps in incommensurate systemsThe phason energy gap has been observed to increase on going from the incommensurate to higher-order commensurate phases in the "devil's staircase" compound [N(CH3)4]2ZnCl4. The gap was determined via the phason-induced 1 4N spin-lattice relaxation contribution, which was obtained from the variati...Phasons; Commensurate; Incommensurate; Lattices; Modulation1985
232 Vardeny, Zeev Valentine; Ehrenfreund, Eitan A.Comment on "Frequency response and origin of the spin-½ photoluminescence-detected magnetic resonance in a ∏-conjugated polymerIn a recent paper, Segal et al. [Phys. Rev. B 71, 245201 (2005)] advanced a new explanation for the dynamics of spin-1/2 photoluminescence-detected magnetic resonance (PLDMR) in films of a rr-conjugated polymer, namely, a soluble derivative of poly(phenylene-vinylene) (MEH-PPV), using a model [dubbe...Photoluminescence-detected magnetic resonance; PLDMR; pi-conjugated polymers; Poly(phenylene-vinylene); MEH-PPV2007-06
233 Mattis, Daniel C.Comment on "Ground-state properties of a spin-1 antiferromagnetic chainBotet and Jullien [Phys. Rev. B 27, 613 (1983)] and Botet, Jullien, and Kolb [Phys. Rev. B 28, 3914 (1983)] performed a finite-size scaling analysis of the spin-1 antiferromagnetic Heisenberg-Ising chain. Their work was criticized by Bonner and Mtiller [Phys. Rev. B 29, 5216 (1984)] on the grounds...Antiferromagnets; Ground-state; Ising chain; Energy gap1985-04
234 Vardeny, Zeev ValentineComment on "Large optical nonlinearity of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes under resonant excitations"In a recent Letter Maeda et al. studied the optical nonlinearities of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) films using both ??Z-scan?? and ??pump and probe?? (PP) techniques with ~100 fs time resolution [1]. They found that SWNTs have a large resonant third-order nonlinear optical susceptibili...SWNT; Coherent artifact2006
235 Vardeny, Zeev Valentine; Ehrenfreund, Eitan A.Comment on "Yield of singlet excitons in organic light-emitting devices: a double modulation photoluminescence-detected magnetic resonance study"In a recent Letter [1] Lee et al. studied the spin 1/2 photoluminescence-detected magnetic resonance (PLDMR) of a soluble derivative of poly-phenylene vinylene [MEH-PPV] using a double modulation scheme, where both the laser excitation intensity and the microwave power were modulated at ?ex and ?...Singlet excitons; PLDMR; Poly-phenylene vinylene; MEH-PPV; Quenching; Spin dependent recombination; OLED2006
236 Saam, BrianComment on pressure dependence of wall relaxation in polarized 3He gaseous cellsZheng et al. [Zheng, Gao, Ye, and Zhang, Phys. Rev. A 83, 061401(R) (2011)] have measured a strong linear pressure dependence of the nuclear relaxation rate of 3He in glass cells typically used to generate and/or store polarized 3He at room and cryogenic temperatures. Their interpretation is that th...2012-01-01
237 Saam, BrianComment on: New limit on lorentz-invariance- and CPT-violating neutron spin interactions using a free-spin-precession 3He- 129Xe comagnetometerIn Ref. [1], the authors use a classical result for the magnetic field created by a uniform magnetization to analyze the effects of magnetic interactions between 3He and 129Xe nuclear spins. We point out that the classical result is not applicable for interaction between nuclear spins: the actual in...2014-01-01
238 Clayton, Dale H.Common grackle anting with lime fruit and its effect on ectoparasitesAnting is stereotyped behavior in which birds ex- pose themselves to fluid-secreting ants or other pun- gent substances. During "active" anting a bird crush- es an ant in the bill and rubs it frenetically through its plumage (Rothschild and Clay 1952). During "passive" anting a bird entices ants to ...Quiscalus quiscala; Columbicola columbae; Anting; Ectoparasites1993
239 Armentrout, Peter B.Communication: Theoretical exploration of Au++ H2, D2, and HD reactive collisionsA quasi-classical study of the endoergic Au+(¹S) + H₂(X¹Σ+g) → AuH+ (²Σ+) + H(²S) reaction, and isotopic variants, is performed to compare with recent experimental results [F. Li, C. S. Hinton, M. Citir, F. Liu, and P. B. Armentrout, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 024310 (2011)]. For this purpose, a ...2011
240 Clayton, Dale H.Comparative effects of mites and lice on the reproductive success of rock doves (Columba livia)We report experimental data comparing the effects of Mesostigmatid mites and Ischnoceran lice on the reproductive performance of a single group of captive rock doves (Columba livid). Several components of host reproductive success were compared for the two groups, including number of eggs laid, hatc...Ectoparasites; Reproduction; Rock doves; Columba livia; Ischnocera; Mites; Lice1995
241 Davidson, Diane W.Comparative structure of harvester ant communities in arid Australia and North AmericaIn the Australian arid zone, the species richness of ants is greater and that of mammalian granivores is less than in North American deserts. This study aimed to determine if the structure of harvester ant communities differs from that seen in North American deserts, focussing on differences relate...Species; Rodents; Diversity1988
242 Clayton, Dale H.; Bush, Sarah ElizabethComparative transmission dynamics of competing parasite speciesCompetition-colonization trade-off models explain the coexistence of competing species in terms of a trade-off between competitive ability and the ability to colonize competitor-free patches of habitat. A simple prediction of these models is that inferior competitors will be superior dispersers. Thi...Bird lice; Campanulotes compar; Coexistence; Colonization; Columba livia; Columbicola columbae; Competition; Dispersal; Parasite; Phoresis; Specificity; Pseudolynchia canariensis; Phthiraptera2008
243 Sokolsky, PierreComparison of air fluorescence and ionization measurements of E.M. shower depth profiles: test of a UHECR detector techniqueMeasurements are reported on the fluorescence of air as a function of depth in electromagnetic showers initiated by bunches of 28.5 GeV electrons. The light yield is compared with the expected and observed depth profiles of ionization in the showers. It validates the use of atmospheric fluorescence...Air fluorescence; Electromagnetic shower; Ultra-high energy cosmic rays; Ionization2006-02
244 Hultine, KevinComparison of methods to estimate Ephemeral Channel Recharge, Walnut Gulch, San Pedro River Basin, ArizonaEphemeral channel transmission loss represents an important groundwater surface water exchange in arid and semiarid regions and is potentially a significant source of recharge at the basin scale. Copyright [year] American Geophysical Union. Reproduced by permission of American Geophysical Union. ...Transport; Transmission; Balance2004
245 Beckerle, Mary C.Comparison of three members of the cysteine-rich protein family reveals functional conservation and divergent patterns of gene expressionMembers of the cysteine-rich protein (CRP) family are evolutionarily conserved proteins that have been implicated in the processes of cell proliferation and differentiation. In particular, one CRP family member has been shown to be an essential regulator of cardiac and skeletal muscle development.LIM domains; Chicken fibroblasts; Zyxin; Actinin; Protein expression; Cysteine-rich proteins1997
246 Gondolo, PaoloCompatibility of DAMA dark matter detection with other searchesWe present two examples of velocity distributions for light dark matter particles that reconcile the annual modulation signal observed by DAMA with all other negative results from dark matter searches. They are: (1) a conventional Maxwellian distribution for particle masses around 5 to 9 GeV; (2) ...DAMA; CDMS; Neutralinos; WIMP; Weakly interacting massive particles; Halo models; Dark matter stream2005-06
247 Davidson, Diane W.Competition and the structure of granivore communitiesWe trace the development of our investigations of granivory in desert ecosystems, illustrating the synthesis of the comparative and experimental approaches and noting the essential contributions of both. In the process, we also call attention to several major difficulties inherent to experimentatio...Granivory; Competition; Desert Ecosystems; Competitive investigations; Experimental investigations1980
248 Wight, Charles AlbertCompetitive vaporization and decomposition of liquid RDXThe thermal decomposition of hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) has been studied by thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Activation energies as a function of the extent of conversion, ?, have been determined by model-free isoconversional analysis o...Liquid RDX; Competitive vaporization; Thermal decomposition; Differential scanning calorimetry2000
249 Miller, Joel Steven; Epstein, Arthur J.Complex ac susceptibility studies of the disordered molecular based magnets V(TCNE)x: role of spinless solventThe effect of different spinless solvents on the magnetism of V(TCNE)x . y(solvent) (TCNE= tetracyanoethylene) is studied by temperature (T) dependent ac susceptibility above 2.3 K. Though V(TCNE)x.y(CH2Cl2) has a critical temperature Tc -400 K, for V(TCNEx.y(C4H8O), Tc -205 K and the coercive field...Magnetization; Spin; Temperature1993
250 Greene, Stephen Andrew; Golden, Kenneth M.Composite microstructures and climate changeDevelop mathematical models to better understand the changes in sea ice as it pertains to global climate. Compare Diffusion Limited Aggregates (DLA) and Electrorheological (ER) fluids to sea ice microstructures.Composite microstructures; Climate change; Effect on climate; Trapeze Interactive Poster2010-03-15
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