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    • Temporal record of osmium concentrations and 187Os/188Os in organic-rich mudrocks: Implications for the osmium geochemical cycle and the use of osmium as a paleoceanographic tracer 

      Lu, Xinze; Kendall, Brian; Stein, Holly J.; Hannah, Judith L. (Elsevier, 2017-11-01)
      We present a compilation of 192Os concentrations (representing non-radiogenic Os) and initial 187Os/188Os isotope ratios from organic-rich mudrocks (ORM) to explore the evolution of the Os geochemical cycle during the ...
    • Testing the Universality of Entropic Segregation at Polymer Surfaces 

      Mahmoudi, Pendar; Forrest, William; Beardsley, Tom; Matsen, Mark (2018)
      This study addresses entropic segregation effects at the surfaces of monodisperse and bidisperse melts. For the monodisperse melts, we focus on the segregation of chain ends to the surface, and for the bidisperse melts, ...
    • Textes missionnaires dans l’espace francophone 

      Poirier, Guy (Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies / Société canadienne d'études de la Renaissance, 2015-05)
      Guy Poirier aborde, dans cet article, les points de réflexion qui ont amené à la création du partenariat « Textes missionnaires dans l’espace francophone », et notamment les questions liées aux nouvelles études sur les ...
    • Texture evolution and plastic anisotropy of commercial purity titanium/SiC composite processed by accumulative roll bonding and subsequent annealing 

      Karimi, Mohsen; Toroghinejad, Mohammad Reza; Asgari, Hamed; Szpunar, Jerzy A. (Elsevier, 2018-11-01)
      In this study, commercial purity titanium (CPTi) with SiC particle reinforcements produced using accumulative roll bonding (ARB) process and subsequent annealing. Texture evolution and plastic anisotropy in different steps ...
    • The TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II: Executive Summary 

      Craig, Jennifer P.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Azar, Dimitri T.; Belmonte, Carlos; Bron, Anthony J.; Chauhan, Sunil K.; de Paiva, Cintia S.; Gomes, José A.P.; Hammitt, Katherine M.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nichols, Jason J.; Nichols, Kelly K.; Novack, Gary D.; Stapleton, Fiona J.; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Wolffsohn, James S.; Sullivan, David A. (Elsevier, 2017-08-07)
      This article presents an Executive Summary of the conclusions and recommendations of the 10-chapter TFOS DEWS II report. The entire TFOS DEWS II report was published in the July 2017 issue of The Ocular Surface. A downloadable ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Executive Summary 

      Nichols, Jason J.; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Bron, Anthony J.; Belmonte, Carlos; Ciolino, Joseph B.; Craig, Jennifer P.; Dogru, Murat; Foulks, Gary N.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Nichols, Kelly K.; Purslow, Christine; Schaumberg, Debra A.; Stapleton, Fiona; Sullivan, David A. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      Contact lens discomfort (CLD) is a frequently experienced problem, with most estimates suggesting that up to half of contact lens wearers experience this problem with some frequency or magnitude. This condition impacts ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Introduction 

      Nichols, Jason J.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Stapleton, Fiona; Sullivan, David A.; Willcox, Mark D. P. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      For many years, the contact lens field had focused on safety associated with contact lens wear—and for good reason, given the lack of understanding of the risk factors and etiology of serious complications such as microbial ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Report of the Contact Lens Interactions With the Ocular Surface and Adnexa Subcommittee 

      Efron, Nathan; Jones, Lyndon W.; Bron, Anthony J.; Knop, Erich; Arita, Reiko; Barabino, Stefano; McDermott, Alison M.; Villani, Edoardo; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Markoulli, Maria (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      The report of this subcommittee concerns the impact of contact lenses (CLs) on the ocular surface, with a particular emphasis on CL discomfort (CLD). We define the ocular surface, its regional anatomy, and the physiological ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Report of the Contact Lens Materials, Design, and Care Subcommittee 

      Jones, Lyndon W.; Brennan, Noel A.; González-Méijome, José; Lally, John; Maldonado-Codina, Carole; Schmidt, Tannin A.; Subbaraman, Lakshman; Young, Graeme; Nichols, Jason J. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      Examining the role of the contact lens material, design, and the care system is fundamental to understanding contact lens discomfort (CLD). However, a systematic review that tries to determine the governing factors is ...
    • Th/U ratios in metamorphic zircon 

      Yakymchuk, Chris; Kirkland, Christopher L.; Clark, Chris (Wiley, 2018-03-05)
      The Th/U ratios of zircon crystals are routinely used to help understand their growth mechanism. Despite the wide application of Th/U ratios in understanding the geological significance of zircon U–Pb ages, the main controls ...
    • Theory Of Atomata 

      Brzozowski, Janusz; Tamm, Hellis (Elsevier, 2014-06-19)
      We show that every regular language defines a unique nondeterministic finite automaton (NFA), which we call "atomaton", whose states are the "atoms" of the language, that is, non-empty intersections of complemented or ...
    • A Theory of Gamification Principles Through Goal-Setting Theory 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Premsukh, Hardy; Nacke, Lennart (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2018-01-03)
      Goal-setting theory has been used for decades to explain how to motivate people to perform better in work-related tasks, but more recently gamification has also gained attention as an alternative method to increase engagement ...
    • Thermal Aging Behavior of Fine Pitch Palladium Coated Silver (PCS) Ball Bonds on Al Metallization 

      Xu, Di Erick; Gomes, Jimy; Lyn, Rob; Persic, John; Mayer, Michael (IMAPS, 2015-11)
      The high price of Au has motivated many to look for alternative bonding wire materials in the field of microelectronics packaging. In the present study, the reliability performance of palladium coated silver (PCS) wire in ...
    • Thermal design and simulation of mini-channel cold plate for water cooled large sized prismatic lithium-ion battery 

      Panchal, Satyam; Khasow, Rocky; Dincer, Ibrahim; Agelin-Chaab, Martin; Fraser, Roydon; Fowler, Michael (Elsevier, 2017-07-25)
      This paper has presented a comparative study of the temperature and velocity distributions within the mini-channel cold plates placed on a prismatic lithium-ion battery cell using experimental and numerical techniques. The ...
    • Thermal management in laminated die system 

      Seo, Jaho; Khajepour, Amir; Huissoon, Jan P. (Springer, 2014-08-01)
      The thermal control of a die is crucial for the development of high efficiency injection moulds. For an effective thermal management, this research provides a strategy to identify a thermal dynamic model and to design a ...
    • Thermal Resistance Measurement Of Glazing System Edge-seals 

      Wright, John L. (1989-11)
      The existing design of glazing system edge-seals creates increased edge-glass heat transfer at the perimeter of sealed glazing units. This thermal short-circuit caused by edge-seal conduction results in added mechanical ...
    • Thermal resistance measurement of glazing system edge-seals and seal materials using a guarded heater plate apparatus 

      Wright, John L.; Sullivan, Harry F. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 1989)
      In cold climates the increased edge-glass heat transfer at the perimeter of a sealed glazing unit creates a special problem. This is where condensed water and frost most readily occur. One mechanism contributing to edge-glass ...
    • Thermal Resistance of a Window with an Enclosed Venetian Blind: A Simplified Model 

      Wright, John L.; Collins, Michael R.; Huang, Ned Y. T. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 2008)
      Solar gain has a strong influence on building energy consumption and peak cooling load. Venetian blinds are routinely used to control solar gain. Software based on 1-D models is available to accurately predict the thermal ...
    • Thermal Resistance of a Window with an Enclosed Venetian Blind: Guarded Heater Plate Measurements 

      Wright, John L.; Huang, Ned Y. T.; Collins, Michael R. (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 2006)
      Window solar gain is known to have a strong influence on building energy consumption and peak cooling load. Venetian blinds are routinely used to control solar gain. Software based on one-dimensional models is available ...
    • Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Adaptive Binding in the Malachite Green RNA Aptamer 

      Da Costa, Jason B.; Andreiev, Aurelia I.; Dieckmann, Thorsten (American Chemical Society, 2013-09-24)
      Adaptive binding, the ability of molecules to fold themselves around the structure of a ligand and thereby incorporating it into their three-dimensional fold, is a key feature of most RNA aptamers. The malachite green ...

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