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    • SPARC! Preparing First-Year Students for Information Overload 

      Goosney, Janet; Gordon, Shannon; Pretty, Heather (2008-05-02)
      Presentation slides as presented at the Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association (NLLA) Conference, 2008. Outlines the SPARC (Summer Program in Academic Research & Communication) offered by Memorial University Libraries. ...
    • Spatial Analysis of Single Allocation Hub Location Problems 

      Peker, Meltem; Kara, Bahar Y.; Campbell, James F.; Alumur, Sibel A. (Springer, 2016-12-01)
      Hubs are special facilities that serve as switching, transshipment and sorting nodes in many-to-many distribution systems. Flow is consolidated at hubs to exploit economies of scale and to reduce transportation costs between ...
    • Spatial Atomic Layer Deposition of Nitrogen-doped Alumina Thin Films for High-Performance Perovskite Solar Cell Encapsulation 

      Asgarimoghaddam, Hatameh; Chen, Qiaoyun; Ye, Fan; Shahin, Ahmed; Marchione, Olivia; Song, Bo; Musselman, Kevin (Elsevier, 2024-08)
      An atmospheric-pressure spatial atomic layer deposition (AP-SALD) system is used to deposit nitrogen-doped alumina (N-AlOx) thin-film-encapsulation layers. The rapid nature of the AP-SALD process facilitates deposition of ...
    • Spatial correlation as an early warning signal of regime shifts in a multiplex disease-behaviour network 

      Jentsch, Peter; Anand, Madhur; Bauch, Chris T. (Elsevier, 2018-07-07)
      Early warning signals of sudden regime shifts are a widely studied phenomenon for their ability to quantify a system’s proximity to a tipping point to a new and contrasting dynamical regime. However, this effect has been ...
    • Spatial Dependence Modeling of Wind Resource under Uncertainty Using C-Vine Copulas and Its Impact on Solar-Wind Energy Co-Generation 

      Narayan, Apurva; Ponnambalam, Kumaraswamy; Pagsuyoin, Sheree A. (Preprints, 2017-09-14)
      Investments in wind and solar power are driven by the aim to maximize the utilization of renewable energy (RE). This results in an increased concentration of wind farms at locations with higher average wind speeds and of ...
    • Spatial Information Enhances Myoelectric Control Performance with Only Two Channels 

      He, Jiayuan; Sheng, Xinjun; Zhu, Xiangyang; Jiang, Chaozhe; Jiang, Ning (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-09-10)
      Automatic gesture recognition (AGR) is investigated as an effortless human-machine interaction method, potentially applied in many industrial sectors. When using surface electromyogram (sEMG) for AGR, i.e. myoelectric ...
    • A spatial version of Wedderburn’s Principal Theorem 

      Livshits, L.; MacDonald, G.W.; Marcoux, L.W.; Radjavi, H. (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
      In this article we verify that ‘Wedderburn’s Principal Theorem’ has a particularly pleasant spatial implementation in the case of cleft subalgebras of the algebra of all linear transformations on a finite-dimensional vector ...
    • Spatially localized cluster solutions in inhibitory neural networks 

      Ryu, Hwayeon; Miller, Jennifer; Teymuroglu, Zeynep; Wang, Xueying; Booth, Victoria; Campbell, Sue Ann (Elsevier, 2021-06)
      Neurons in the inhibitory network of the striatum display cell assembly firing patterns which recent results suggest may consist of spatially compact neural clusters. Previous computational modeling of striatal neural ...
    • Spatially-Implicit Modelling Of Disease-Behaviour Interactions In The Context Of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions 

      Ringa, Notice; Bauch, Chris T. (American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2018-04-01)
      Pair approximation models have been used to study the spread of infectious diseases in spatially distributed host populations, and to explore disease control strategies such as vaccination and case isolation. Here we ...
    • Speciation dynamics of oxyanion contaminants (As, Sb, Cr) in argillaceous suspensions during oxic-anoxic cycles 

      Markelova, Ekaterina; Couture, Raoul-Marie; Parsons, Christopher T.; Markelov, Igor; Madé, Benoit; Van Cappellen, Philippe; Charlet, Laurent (Elsevier, 2018-04-01)
      Argillaceous geological formations are considered promising repositories for waste containing inorganic contaminants. However, the sequestration capacity of an argillaceous natural barrier may change as a result of dynamic ...
    • Species sensitivity of early face and eye processing 

      Itier, Roxane J.; Van Roon, Patricia; Alain, Claude (Elsevier, 2011-02-25)
      Humans are better at recognizing human faces than faces of other species. However, it is unclear whether this species sensitivity can be seen at early perceptual stages of face processing and whether it involves species ...
    • Spectral energy balance in dry convective boundary layers 

      Sandham, James; Waite, Michael L (Taylor and Francis, 2015-04)
      Three-dimensional large-eddy simulations (LES) of the convective boundary layer over a domain of approximately 6 km are performed with the UCLA LES model. Simulations are forced with a constant surface heat flux and ...
    • Spectral properties of tensor products of channels 

      Jaques, Samuel; Rahaman, Mizanur (Elsevier, 2018-09-15)
      We investigate spectral properties of the tensor products of two completely positive and trace preserving linear maps (also known as quantum channels) acting on matrix algebras. This leads to an important question of when ...
    • Spectrophotometric method for simultaneous measurement of zinc and copper in metalloproteins using 4-(2-pyridylazo)resorcinol 

      Doyle, Colleen M.; Naser, Dalia; Bauman, Heather A.; Rumfeldt, Jessica; Meiering, Elizabeth M. (Elsevier, 2019-08-15)
      Bound metals are observed in a great many natural proteins, where they perform diverse roles in determining protein folding, stability and function. Due to the broad impact of bound metals on biophysical and biochemical ...
    • 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 ...

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