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Interplay Of Quantum Size Effect, Anisotropy And Surface Stress Shapes The Instability Of Thin Metal Films, Mikhail Khenner 2016 Western Kentucky University

Interplay Of Quantum Size Effect, Anisotropy And Surface Stress Shapes The Instability Of Thin Metal Films, Mikhail Khenner

Mikhail Khenner

Morphological instability of a planar surface ([111], [011], or [001]) of an ultra-thin metal film is studied in a parameter space formed by three major effects (the quantum size effect, the surface energy anisotropy and the surface stress) that influence a film dewetting. The analysis is based on the extended Mullins equation, where the effects are cast as functions of the film thickness. The formulation of the quantum size effect (Z. Zhang et al., PRL 80, 5381 (1998)) includes the oscillation of the surface energy with thickness caused by electrons confinement. By systematically comparing the effects, their contributions into the ...


Model For Computing Kinetics Of The Graphene Edge Epitaxial Growth On Copper, Mikhail Khenner 2016 Western Kentucky University

Model For Computing Kinetics Of The Graphene Edge Epitaxial Growth On Copper, Mikhail Khenner

Mikhail Khenner

A basic kinetic model that incorporates a coupled dynamics of the carbon atoms and dimers on a copper
surface is used to compute growth of a single-layer graphene island. The speed of the island’s edge advancement
on Cu[111] and Cu[100] surfaces is computed as a function of the growth temperature and pressure. Spatially
resolved concentration profiles of the atoms and dimers are determined, and the contributions provided by these
species to the growth speed are discussed. Island growth under the conditions of a thermal cycling is studied.


Self-Correcting Kelly Strategies For Skeptical Traders, Aaron C. Brown 2016 AQR

Self-Correcting Kelly Strategies For Skeptical Traders, Aaron C. Brown

International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking

The Kelly criterion gives the appropriate bet size in idealized situations with known parameters. In financial trading situations parameters are generally unknown and the mathematical assumptions underlying the Kelly proof are not met precisely. Moreover a risk manager typically must cooperate with a trader who may be skeptical about both the Kelly criterion specifically and the concept of mathematical optimization of bet size in general.

This presentation tackles the problem of designing a Kelly-based system for setting trade risk management parameters that is both self-correcting (the system delivers good results even if initial parameter are misestimated or parameters change) and ...


Mathematical Modeling Of Quadcopter Dynamics, Qikai Huang (Bruce Wingo) 2016 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Mathematical Modeling Of Quadcopter Dynamics, Qikai Huang (Bruce Wingo)

Mathematical Sciences Technical Reports (MSTR)

Recently, Google, Amazon and others are attempting to develop delivery drones for commercial use, in particular Amazon Prime Air promising 30 minute delivery. One type of commonly used drone proposed for such purposes is a quadcopter. Quadcopters have been around for some time with original development in the 1920’s. They are popular now because they are mechanically simple and provide a good vehicle for unmanned flight. By controlling the speed of the four propellers, a quadcopter can roll, change pitch, change yaw, and accelerate. This research will focus on the study of classical mechanics theories on rigid body motion ...


Nonlinear Harmonic Modes Of Steel Strings On An Electric Guitar, Joel Wenrich 2016 Linfield College

Nonlinear Harmonic Modes Of Steel Strings On An Electric Guitar, Joel Wenrich

Senior Theses

Steel strings used on electric and acoustic guitars are non-ideal oscillators that can produce imperfect intonation. According to theory, this intonation should be a function of the bending stiffness of the string, which is related to the dimensions of length and thickness of the string. To test this theory, solid steel strings of three different linear densities were analyzed using an oscilloscope and a Fast Fourier Transform function. We found that strings exhibited more drastic nonlinear harmonic behavior as their effective length was shortened and as linear density increased.


Determinants Of The Efficacy Of Hiv Latency Reversing Agents And Implications For Drug And Treatment Design, Ruian Ke 2016 North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Determinants Of The Efficacy Of Hiv Latency Reversing Agents And Implications For Drug And Treatment Design, Ruian Ke

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Using Mathematical Modeling To Unmask The Concealed Nature Of Long Qt-3 Syndrome, Steven Poelzing, Amara Greer-Short, Seth H. Weinberg 2016 Virginia Tech

Using Mathematical Modeling To Unmask The Concealed Nature Of Long Qt-3 Syndrome, Steven Poelzing, Amara Greer-Short, Seth H. Weinberg

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Anticipating Elimination Of Mosquito-Borne Diseases, Suzanne M. O'Regan, Jonathan Lillie, John M. Drake 2016 National Institute of Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS)

Anticipating Elimination Of Mosquito-Borne Diseases, Suzanne M. O'Regan, Jonathan Lillie, John M. Drake

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Toward Adaptive Control Of Acute Inflammation, Judy D. Day, Seddik M. Djouadi, Ouassim Bara, Gregory L. Zitelli 2016 The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Toward Adaptive Control Of Acute Inflammation, Judy D. Day, Seddik M. Djouadi, Ouassim Bara, Gregory L. Zitelli

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Dynamics Of Discrete Planar Systems That Model Stage-Structured Populations, Shushan Lazaryan, Hassan Sedaghat 2016 Virginia Commonwealth University

Dynamics Of Discrete Planar Systems That Model Stage-Structured Populations, Shushan Lazaryan, Hassan Sedaghat

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Low Energy Defibrillation By Synchronization; 90 % Less Energy Compared To One Shock., Flavio H. Fenton, Yanyan Ji, Ilija Uzelac, Niels Otani, Elizabeth M. Cherry 2016 Georgia Institute of Technology

Low Energy Defibrillation By Synchronization; 90 % Less Energy Compared To One Shock., Flavio H. Fenton, Yanyan Ji, Ilija Uzelac, Niels Otani, Elizabeth M. Cherry

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


General Models For Ecological Drivers Of Poverty, Calistus Ngeh Ngonghala 2016 Harvard Medical School

General Models For Ecological Drivers Of Poverty, Calistus Ngeh Ngonghala

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Wilson-Cowan Coupled Dynamics In A Model Of The Cortico-Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Circuit, Anca R. Radulescu 2016 State University of New York at New Paltz

Wilson-Cowan Coupled Dynamics In A Model Of The Cortico-Striato-Thalamo-Cortical Circuit, Anca R. Radulescu

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Robust Traveling Waves In Chains Of Simple Neural Oscillators, Stanislav M. Mintchev 2016 The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

Robust Traveling Waves In Chains Of Simple Neural Oscillators, Stanislav M. Mintchev

Biology and Medicine Through Mathematics Conference

No abstract provided.


Computing All Isolated Invariant Sets At A Finite Resolution, Martin Salgado-Flores 2016 College of William and Mary

Computing All Isolated Invariant Sets At A Finite Resolution, Martin Salgado-Flores

College of William & Mary Undergraduate Honors Theses

Conley Index theory has inspired the development of rigorous computational methods to study dynamics. These methods construct outer approximations, combinatorial representations of the system, which allow us to represent the system as a combination of two graphs over a common vertex set. Invariant sets are sets of vertices and edges on the resulting digraph. Conley Index theory relies on isolated invariant sets, which are maximal invariant sets that meet an isolation condition, to describe the dynamics of the system. In this work, we present a computationally efficient and rigorous algorithm for computing all isolated invariant sets given an outer approximation ...


Mathematical Modeling Of Quadcopter Dynamics, Qikai Huang (Bruce Wingo) 2016 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Mathematical Modeling Of Quadcopter Dynamics, Qikai Huang (Bruce Wingo)

Rose-Hulman Undergraduate Research Publications

Recently, Google, Amazon and others are attempting to develop delivery drones for commercial use, in particular Amazon Prime Air promising 30 minute delivery. One type of commonly used drone proposed for such purposes is a quadcopter. Quadcopters have been around for some time with original development in the 1920’s. They are popular now because they are mechanically simple and provide a good vehicle for unmanned flight. By controlling the speed of the four propellers, a quadcopter can roll, change pitch, change yaw, and accelerate. This research will focus on the study of classical mechanics theories on rigid body motion ...


Study Of Infectious Diseases By Mathematical Models: Predictions And Controls, SM Ashrafur Rahman 2016 The University of Western Ontario

Study Of Infectious Diseases By Mathematical Models: Predictions And Controls, Sm Ashrafur Rahman

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

The aim of this thesis is to understand the spread, persistence and prevention mechanisms of infectious diseases by mathematical models. Microorganisms that rapidly evolve pose a constant threat to public health. Proper understanding of the transmission machinery of these existing and new pathogens may facilitate devising prevention tools. Prevention tools against transmissions, including vaccines and drugs, are evolving at a similar pace. Efficient implementation of these new tools is a fundamental issue of public health. We primarily focus on this issue and explore some theoretical frameworks.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is considered one of the promising interventions against HIV infection as ...


Procesy Cieplne I Aparaty (Lab), Wojciech Budzianowski 2016 Wroclaw University of Technology

Procesy Cieplne I Aparaty (Lab), Wojciech Budzianowski

Wojciech Budzianowski

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Hamiltonian Formulation For Wave-Current Interactions In Stratified Rotational Flows, Adrian Constantin, Rossen Ivanov, Calin-Iulian Martin 2016 University of Vienna

Hamiltonian Formulation For Wave-Current Interactions In Stratified Rotational Flows, Adrian Constantin, Rossen Ivanov, Calin-Iulian Martin

Articles

We show that the Hamiltonian framework permits an elegant formulation of the nonlinear governing equations for the coupling between internal and surface waves in stratified water flows with piecewise constant vorticity.


A Study Of The Effect Of Harvesting On A Discrete System With Two Competing Species, Rebecca G. Clark 2016 Virginia Commonwealth University

A Study Of The Effect Of Harvesting On A Discrete System With Two Competing Species, Rebecca G. Clark

Theses and Dissertations

This is a study of the effect of harvesting on a system with two competing species. The system is a Ricker-type model that extends the work done by Luis, Elaydi, and Oliveira to include the effect of harvesting on the system. We look at the uniform bound of the system as well as the isoclines and perform a stability analysis of the equilibrium points. We also look at the effects of harvesting on the stability of the system by looking at the bifurcation of the system with respect to harvesting.


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