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    • Sphere on tile ballistic impact experiment to characterize the response of soda lime glass 

      Sathananthan, Prusodman; Sirois, Alexandra; Singh, Dilaver; Cronin, Duane (Elsevier, 2019-11)
      Robust computational models of soda-lime silicate glass (SLG) are used in the development of transparent armor systems, which require an independent set of experimental data with known boundary conditions for model validation. ...
    • Spiky gold shells on magnetic particles for DNA biosensors 

      Bedford, Erin E.; Boujday, Souhir; Pradier, Claire-Marie; Gu, Frank X. (Elsevier, 2018-05-15)
      Combined separation and detection of biomolecules has the potential to speed up and improve the sensitivity of disease detection, environmental testing, and biomolecular analysis. In this work, we synthesized magnetic ...
    • Spin-orbit states of neutron wave packets 

      Nsofini, Joachim; Sarenac, Dusan; Wood, Christopher J.; Cory, David G.; Arif, Muhammad; Clark, Charles W.; Huber, Michael G.; Pushin, Dimitry A. (American Physical Society, 2016-07-13)
      We propose amethod to prepare an entangled spin-orbit state between the spin and the orbital angular momenta of a neutron wave packet. This spin-orbit state is created by passing neutrons through the center of a quadrupole ...
    • The Spoke-Hub-and-Node Model of Integrated Heart Failure Care 

      Huitema, Ashlay A.; Harkness, Karen; Heckman, George A.; McKelvie, Robert S. (Elsevier, 2018-07-01)
      Heart failure (HF) is a significant public health concern. Specialized HF clinics provide the optimal environment to address the complex needs of these patients and improve outcomes. The current and growing population of ...
    • Spontaneous eye-movements in neutral and emotional gaze-cuing: An eye-tracking investigation 

      McCrackin, Sarah D; Soomal, Sarika K; Patel, Payal; Itier, Roxane J. (Elsevier, 2019-04)
      Our attention is spontaneously oriented in the direction where others are looking. This attention shift manifests as faster responses to peripheral targets when they are gazed at by a central face instead of gazed away ...
    • Spontaneous Tilting Transition in Liquid-Crystalline Polymer Brushes 

      Blaber, Steven; Abukhdeir, Nasser Mohieddin; Matsen, Mark (2019)
      The equilibrium phase behavior of main-chain liquid-crystalline polymer brushes in good solvent is investigated using self-consistent field theory. The calculation assumes semi-dilute brushes, where the grafting density ...
    • Spontaneous weaving: 3D porous PtCu networks with ultrathin jagged nanowires for highly efficient oxygen reduction reaction 

      Ying, Jie; Jiang, Gaopeng; Cano, Zachary Paul; Ma, Zhong; Chen, Zhongwei (Elsevier, 2018-11-15)
      We report a simple and efficient surfactant-free method to prepare 3D porous PtCu networks with ultrathin jagged nanowires and controllable composition. The morphological evolution and the influential effects of the important ...
    • Stability analysis by contraction principle for impulsive systems with infinite delays 

      Liu, Xinzhi; Ramirez, Cesar (Elsevier, 2020-03)
      This paper studies a class of quasi-linear impulsive systems of functional differential equations with infinite time delay. By employing the contraction principle, several criteria on uniform stability and asymptotic ...
    • Stability and Well-posedness of a Nonlinear Railway Track Model 

      Edalatzadeh, M. Sajjad; Morris, Kirsten (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-06-22)
      Railway tracks rest on a foundation known for exhibiting nonlinear viscoelastic behavior. Railway track deflections are modeled by a semilinear partial differential equation. This paper studies the stability of solutions ...
    • A Stability Theorem for Matchings in Tripartite 3-Graphs 

      Haxell, Penny; Narins, Lothar (Cambridge University Press, 2018-04-02)
      It follows from known results that every regular tripartite hypergraph of positive degree, with n vertices in each class, has matching number at least n/2. This bound is best possible, and the extremal configuration is ...
    • Stability-based fire resistance duration of unbraced steel frames 

      Ma, Terence; Xu, Lei (Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, 2020)
      Purpose The collapse of a structure resulting from the instability of steel frames due to fire is the worst failure mode to consider in fire-structural engineering, and should be avoided. The purpose of this paper is to ...
    • A Stable Lipid/TiO2 Interface with Headgroup Inversed Phosphocholine and a Comparison with SiO2 

      Wang, Feng; Liu, Juewen (American Chemical Society, 2015-09-16)
      Zwitterionic phosphocholine (PC) lipids are highly biocompatible, representing a major component of the cell membrane. A simple mixing of PC liposomes and silica (SiO2) surface results in liposome fusion with the surface ...
    • Standalone Tensile Testing of Thin Film Materials for MEMS/NEMS Applications 

      Tajik, Arash; Jahed, Hamid (In Tech, 2012-03-28)
      The microelectronics industry has been consistently driven by the scaling roadmap, colloquially referred to as the Moore’s law. Consequently, during the past decades, integrated circuits have scaled down further. This ...
    • State of research in automatic as-built modelling 

      Pătrăucean, Viorica; Armeni, Iro; Nahangi, Mohammad; Yeung, Jamie; Brilakis, Ioannis; Haas, Carl (Elsevier, 2015-04-01)
      Building Information Models (BIMs) are becoming the official standard in the construction industry for encoding, reusing, and exchanging information about structural assets. Automatically generating such representations ...
    • Statistical Issues in Modeling Chronic Disease in Cohort Studies 

      Cook, Richard J.; Lawless, Jerald F. (Springer, 2014)
      Observational cohort studies of individuals with chronic disease provide information on rates of disease progression, the effect of fixed and time-varying risk factors, and the extent of heterogeneity in the course of ...
    • Statistical methods for incomplete data: Some results on model misspecification 

      McIsaac, Michael A.; Cook, Richard J. (Sage Publishing, 2017-02-01)
      Inverse probability weighted estimating equations and multiple imputation are two of the most studied frameworks for dealing with incomplete data in clinical and epidemiological research. We examine the limiting behaviour ...
    • Statistical Physics Of Vaccination 

      Wang, Zhen; Bauch, Chris T.; Bhattacharyya, Samit; d'Onofrio, Alberto; Manfredi, Piero; Perc, Matjaz; Perra, Nicola; Salathe, Marcel; Zhao, Dawei (Elsevier, 2016-12-09)
      Historically, infectious diseases caused considerable damage to human societies, and they continue to do so today. To help reduce their impact, mathematical models of disease transmission have been studied to help understand ...
    • Steering disturbance rejection using a physics-based neuromusculoskeletal driver model 

      Mehrabi, Naser; Razavian, Reza Sharif; McPhee, John (Taylor and Francis+NEJM, 2015-06-17)
      The aim of this work is to develop a comprehensive yet practical driver model to be used in studying driver–vehicle interactions. Drivers interact with their vehicle and the road through the steering wheel. This interaction ...
    • Stereoscopic image quality assessment by deep convolutional neural network 

      Fang, Yuming; Yan, Jiebin; Liu, Xuelin; Wang, Jiheng (Elsevier, 2019-01)
      In this paper, we propose a no-reference (NR) quality assessment method for stereoscopic images by deep convolutional neural network (DCNN). Inspired by the internal generative mechanism (IGM) in the human brain, which ...
    • Stimuli-responsive releasing of gold nanoparticles and liposomes from aptamer-functionalized hydrogels 

      El-Hamed, Firas; Dave, Neeshma; Liu, Juewen (Institute of Physics, 2011-11-21)
      Controlled release of therapeutic agents is important for improving drug efficacy and reducing toxicity. Recently, hydrogels have been used for controlled release applications. While the majority of the previous work focused ...


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