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    • Nanostructured conformal hybrid solar cells: a promising architecture towards complete charge collection and light absorption 

      Iza, Diana C.; Munoz-Rojas, David; Musselman, Kevin P.; Weickert, Jonas; Jakowetz, Andreas C.; Sun, Haiyan; Ren, Xin; Hoye, Robert L. Z.; Lee, Joon H.; Wang, Haiyan; Schmidt-Mende, Lukas; MacManus-Driscoll, Judith L. (Springer, 2013-08-22)
      We introduce hybrid solar cells with an architecture consisting of an electrodeposited ZnO nanorod array (NRA) coated with a conformal thin layer (< 50 nm) of organic polymer-fullerene blend and a quasi-conformal Ag top ...
    • A Nationally Representative Analysis of Trends in Socioeconomic Inequities in Diet Quality Between 2004 and 2015 Among Adults Living in Canada 

      Olstad, Dana; Nejatinamini, Sara; Victorino, Charlie; Kirkpatrick, Sharon I.; Minaker, Leia M.; McLaren, Lindsay (Oxford, 2021-06-07)
      Diet quality is a key determinant of chronic disease and shares a similar socioeconomic patterning. Inequities in diet quality are stable or widening in the US, however these trends have not been examined in other ...
    • A nationwide regional flood frequency analysis at ungauged sites using ROI/GLS with copulas and super regions 

      Durocher, Martin; Burn, Donald H.; Mostofi Zadeh, Shabnam (Elsevier, 2018-12-01)
      Region of influence is a common approach to estimate runoff information at ungauged locations. To estimate flood quantiles from annual maximum discharges, the Generalized Least Squares (GLS) framework has been recommended ...
    • Native Missionaries of the North Pacific Coast: Philip McKay and Others 

      Patterson, E Palmer (University of the Pacific, 1986)
      IN WRITING THE HISTORY of nineteenth century Christian missions the tendency has been to deal primarily with the European and Euro-American or Euro-Canadian missionaries and their exploits—as adventure, devotion, sacrifice, ...
    • NATO’s Out of Area Norm from Suez to Afghanistan 

      Kitchen, Veronica (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
      The Atlantic community shares more than just dependable expectations of peaceful change. Its members also share a reflexive political community they sense is worth preserving and a view that their security is intertwined. ...
    • Natural climate solutions for Canda 

      Drever, C Ronnie; Cook-Patton, Susan C; Akhter, Fardausi; Badiou, Pascal H; Chmura, Gail L; Davidson, Scott J; Desjardins, Raymond L; Dyk, Andrew; Fargione, Joseph E; Fellows, Max; Filewood, Ben; Hessing-Lewis, Margot; Jayasundara, Susantha; Keeton, William S; Kroeger, Timm; Lark, Tyler J; Le, Edward; Leavitt, Sara M; LeClerc, Marie-Eve; Lempriere, Tony C; Metsaranta, Juha; McConkey, Brian; Neilson, Eric; St-Laurent, Guillaume Peterson; Puric-Mladenovic, Danijela; Rodrigue, Sebastien; Soolanayakanahally, Raju Y; Spawn, Seth A; Strack, Maria; Smyth, Carolyn; Thevathasan, Naresh; Voicu, Mihai; Williams, Christopher A; Woodbury, Peter B; Worth, Devon E; Xu, Zhen; Yeo, Samantha; Kurz, Werner A (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2021-06-04)
      Alongside the steep reductions needed in fossil fuel emissions, natural climate solutions (NCS) represent readily deployable options that can contribute to Canada’s goals for emission reductions. We estimate the mitigation ...
    • Natural Convection in Sealed Glazing Units: A Review 

      Wright, John L.; Sullivan, Harry F. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 1989)
      In cold climates the augmented edge-glass heat transfer at the bottom of a glazing system creates a special problem. This is where condensed water and/or frost most readily occur. Two mechanisms determining the rate of ...
    • Nature vs. Stress: Investigating the Use of Biophilia in Non-Violent Exploration Games to Reduce Stress 

      Reetz, Adrian; Valtchanov, Deltcho; Barnett-Cowan, Michael; Hancock, Mark; Wallace, James R (ACM, 2021)
      Games hold the potential to help many address health-related issues such as chronic stress. We investigated the use of biophilia, an affective response to nature grounded in the psychology literature, as indirect physiological ...
    • Nature-inspired robust hydrochromic film for dual anticounterfeiting 

      Si, Pengxiang; Liang, Mingrui; Sun, Manyou; Zhao, Boxin (Elsevier, 2021-06)
      Nature-inspired materials have been actively developed for anticounterfeiting applications. Among a variety of stimuli-responsive anticounterfeiting strategies, hydrochromic materials exhibit reversible color change in ...
    • “Ne nnipadua mmpe” (the body hates it): Exploring the lived experience of food allergy in Sub-Saharan Africa 

      Atiim, George A.; Elliott, Susan J.; Clarke, Ann E. (Elsevier, 2018-05-01)
      Allergic diseases have closely followed the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) especially in western societies. As prevalence of NCD is increasing in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), researchers are hinting that the same ...
    • Near real-time determination of B.1.1.7 in proportion to total SARS-CoV-2 viral load in wastewater using an allele-specific primer extension PCR strategy 

      Graber, Tyson E.; Mercier, Élisabeth; Bhatnagar, Kamya; Fuzzen, Meghan; D'Aoust, Patrick M.; Hoang, Huy-Dung; Tian, Xin; Towhid, Syeda Tasneem; Plaza-Diaz, Julio; Eid, Walaa; Alain, Tommy; Butler, Ainslie; Goodridge, Lawrence; Servos, Mark. R.; Delatolla, Robert (Elsevier, 2021-10-15)
      "The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome corona- virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has claimed millions of lives to date. Antigenic drift has resulted in viral variants ...
    • Neonatal Glycemia and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes at 2 Years 

      McKinlay, Christopher J.D.; Alsweiler, Jane M.; Ansell, Judith M.; Anstice, Nicola S.; Chase, J. Geoffrey; Gamble, Gregory D.; Harris, Deborah L.; Jacobs, Robert J.; Jiang, Yannan; Paudel, Nabin; Signal, Matthew; Thompson, Benjamin; Wouldes, Trecia; Yu, Tzu-Ying; Harding, Jane E. (Massachusetts Medical Society, 2015-10-15)
      Neonatal hypoglycemia is a common and readily treatable risk factor for neurologic impairment in children. Although associations between prolonged symptomatic neonatal hypoglycemia and brain injury are well established,1 ...
    • Network centrality analysis of eye-gaze data in autism spectrum disorder 

      Sadria, Mehrshad; Karimi, Soroush; Layton, Anita T. (Elsevier, 2019-08)
      Individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exhibit impaired social communication, the manifestations of which include abnormal eye contact and gaze. In this study, we first seek to characterize the spatial ...
    • Neural bases of eye and gaze processing: The core of social cognition 

      Itier, Roxane J.; Batty, Magali (Elsevier, 2009-02-24)
      Eyes and gaze are very important stimuli for human social interactions. Recent studies suggest that impairments in recognizing face identity, facial emotions or in inferring attention and intentions of others could be ...
    • Neural control of the healthy pectoralis major from low-to-moderate isometric contractions 

      Lulic-Kuryllo, Tea; Thompson, Christopher K.; Jiang, Ning; Negro, Francesco; Dickerson, Clark R. (American Physiological Society, 2021-07-01)
      The pectoralis major critically enables arm movement in several directions. However, its neural control remains unknown. High-density electromyography (HD-sEMG) was acquired from the pectoralis major in two sets of experiments ...
    • Neural network enhanced measurement efficiency for molecular groundstates 

      Iouchtchenko, Dmitri; Gonthier, Jérôme F.; Perdomo-Ortiz, Alejandro; Melko, Roger (IOP Publishing, 2023-02-09)
      It is believed that one of the first useful applications for a quantum computer will be the preparation of groundstates of molecular Hamiltonians. A crucial task involving state preparation and readout is obtaining physical ...
    • Neural networks for dimensionality reduction of fluorescence spectra and prediction of drinking water disinfection by-products 

      Peleato, Nicolas M.; Legge, Raymond L.; Andrews, Robert C. (Elsevier, 2018-06-01)
      The use of fluorescence data coupled with neural networks for improved predictability of drinking water disinfection by-products (DBPs) was investigated. Novel application of autoencoders to process high-dimensional ...
    • Neural processing of fearful and happy facial expressions during emotion-relevant and emotion-irrelevant tasks: A fixation-to-feature approach 

      Neath-Tavares, Karly N.; Itier, Roxane J. (Elsevier, 2016-09-01)
      Research suggests an important role of the eyes and mouth for discriminating facial expressions of emotion. A gaze-contingent procedure was used to test the impact of fixation to facial features on the neural response to ...
    • The neural systems for perceptual updating 

      Stöttinger, Elisabeth; Aichhorn, Markus; Anderson, Britt; Danckert, James (Elsevier, 2018-04-01)
      In a constantly changing environment we must adapt to both abrupt and gradual changes to incoming information. Previously, we demonstrated that a distributed network (including the anterior insula and anterior cingulate ...
    • Neutron interferometer crystallographic imperfections and gravitationally induced quantum interference measurements 

      Heacock, Benjamin; Arif, Muhammad; Haun, Robert; Huber, Michael G.; Pushin, Dimitry A.; Young, Albert R. (American Physical Society, 2017-01-25)
      Dynamical diffraction leads to an interesting, unavoidable set of interference effects for neutron interferometers. This experiment studies the interference signal from two and three successive Bragg diffractions in the ...


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