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Appendix, David D. Nolte 2015 SelectedWorks

Appendix, David D. Nolte

David D Nolte

No abstract provided.


Matlab Programs, David D. Nolte 2015 SelectedWorks

Matlab Programs, David D. Nolte

David D Nolte

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Monitoring Changes In Hemodynamics Following Optogenetic Stimulation, Seth Thomas Frye 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Monitoring Changes In Hemodynamics Following Optogenetic Stimulation, Seth Thomas Frye

Theses and Dissertations

The brain is composed of billions of neurons, all of which connected through a vast network. After years of study and applications of different technologies and techniques, there are still more questions than answers when it comes to the fundamental functions of the brain. This project aims to provide a new tool which can be used to gain a better understanding of the fundamental mechanisms that govern neurological processes inside the brain. In order for neural networks to operate, blood has to be supplied through neighboring blood vessels. As such, the increase or decrease in the blood supply has been ...


Nonlinear Processes In Multi-Mode Optical Fibers, Hamed pourbeyram kaleibar 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Nonlinear Processes In Multi-Mode Optical Fibers, Hamed Pourbeyram Kaleibar

Theses and Dissertations

Nonlinear processes in optical fibers can affect data transmission and power carried by

optical fibers and can limit the bandwidth and the capacity of optical communications.

On the other hand nonlinear phenomena could be utilized to build in-fiber all-optical

light sources and amplifiers. In this thesis new peaks inside an optical fiber have been

generated using nonlinear processes. An intense green pump laser has been launched

into a short fiber and specific modes have been excited to generate two new peaks in

red and blue wavelengths, where two pump photons are annihilated to create two new

photons in red and ...


Design Of A Micro-Focus X-Ray Source Validated By Model Protein Crystals, Lavanya Ramachandran 2014 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Design Of A Micro-Focus X-Ray Source Validated By Model Protein Crystals, Lavanya Ramachandran

Theses and Dissertations

The main objective of this thesis was to build a Laboratory Microfocus X-ray Source for Protein Crystallography (LMXS-PC), an X-ray source that would provide prospective users programmatic control and remote capability.

A study of the crystal was conducted using Photoactive Yellow protein (PYP) and cytochrome c nitrite reductase (ccNiR). The instrument was then tested by mounting the crystal in the instrument and collecting data.

The other objective of my research work was to determine the crystal structure of PYP using X-ray crystallography techniques. I attempted many trials in PYP crystal in an effort to achieve a high-quality diffraction pattern; however ...


Pre-Breakdown Arcing And Electrostatic Discharge In Dielectrics Under High Dc Electric Field Stress, Allen Andersen, JR Dennison 2014 Utah State University

Pre-Breakdown Arcing And Electrostatic Discharge In Dielectrics Under High Dc Electric Field Stress, Allen Andersen, Jr Dennison

Presentations

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Charge Transport And Electron Emission Of Disordered Materials: Extensions Of The Walden-Wintle Model For Charge Injection With Electron Beams, JR Dennison, Alec Sim, Gregory Wilson, Jodie C. Gillespie 2014 Utah State University

Charge Transport And Electron Emission Of Disordered Materials: Extensions Of The Walden-Wintle Model For Charge Injection With Electron Beams, Jr Dennison, Alec Sim, Gregory Wilson, Jodie C. Gillespie

Presentations

No abstract provided.


Recentering The Humanities, Mellon Grant For “Through The Looking Glass: The Science Of Art...Or The Art Of Science", Crystal Boyce, Karen Schmidt, Gabe Spalding 2014 Illinois Wesleyan University

Recentering The Humanities, Mellon Grant For “Through The Looking Glass: The Science Of Art...Or The Art Of Science", Crystal Boyce, Karen Schmidt, Gabe Spalding

Crystal Boyce

This program proposes to bring together the disciplines of art, theatre, physics, and chemistry as represented through the works of Argonne scientists and how their discoveries have advanced the humanities.


Ferromagnetic Granular Exchange Interactions Of Nickel And Iron, Ken Podolak 2014 SelectedWorks

Ferromagnetic Granular Exchange Interactions Of Nickel And Iron, Ken Podolak

Dr. Ken Podolak

Micromagnetic grains of nickel and iron were blended to investigate whether the magnetic exchange interaction was significant to produce a bulk result in a measured deflection by a fixed applied magnetic field. The results follow the same trend as Slater-Pauling's magnetization density calculations for nickel iron films, most notably a stronger following with a finer grain. Furthermore, by adding chromium into nickel and iron blends, the Invar minimum shifts toward less iron in nickel. Hysteresis was determined for the same samples through a homemade vibrating sample magnetometer (VSM). Areas of each loop are determined that show a minimum around ...


Effects Of Brownian Motion On The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment, Eric Ehler, Aaron Hanson 2014 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Effects Of Brownian Motion On The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment, Eric Ehler, Aaron Hanson

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Brownian motion has a significant effect on small particles suspended in a fluid. Since the Millikan oil drop experiment involves measuring the rise and fall velocities of very small oil drops suspended in air, it stands to reason that the motion of these drops will be affected by collisions with particles of air. The result of this is that the measured rise and fall velocities of each drop will not be the same as if these drops were suspended in vacuum. The size of the effect of Brownian motion is related to the mass and the radius of the oil ...


Kinematic Effects In Large Transport Aircraft, Shem Malmquist, Dennis A. Vincenzi Ph.D., Dahai Liu Ph.D. 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Kinematic Effects In Large Transport Aircraft, Shem Malmquist, Dennis A. Vincenzi Ph.D., Dahai Liu Ph.D.

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

The control of an aircraft relies on sensory feedback. It follows that any aspect that could create a situation where that feedback is faulty can lead to unintended outcomes. The size of very large jet aircraft can result in kinematic effects that impact the perceptions of the flight crew. Due to the large amount of inertia involved, coupled with aerodynamic factors, when the aircraft pitch (θ) is initially changed, the short term actual motion of the aircraft, as viewed from the center of gravity, remains relatively unchanged. As a consequence of aircraft design, this results in the flight deck changing ...


Two-Dimensional Electron Gases At The Surface Of Potassium Tantalate, Ben Pound 2014 Utah State University

Two-Dimensional Electron Gases At The Surface Of Potassium Tantalate, Ben Pound

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No abstract provided.


Small Satellite Space Environments Effects Test Facility, JR Dennison, Justin Dekany, Kent Hartley, James S. Dyer, Robert H. Johnson 2014 Utah State University

Small Satellite Space Environments Effects Test Facility, Jr Dennison, Justin Dekany, Kent Hartley, James S. Dyer, Robert H. Johnson

Presentations

No abstract provided.


One-Dimensional Weakly Nonlinear Model Equations For Rossby Waves, David Henry, Rossen Ivanov 2014 Dublin Institute of Technology

One-Dimensional Weakly Nonlinear Model Equations For Rossby Waves, David Henry, Rossen Ivanov

Articles

In this study we explore several possibilities for modelling weakly nonlinear Rossby waves in fluid of constant depth, which propagate predominantly in one direction. The model equations obtained include the BBM equation, as well as the integrable KdV and Degasperis-Procesi equations.


Exploring Soil Moisture Protocol Alternatives For The Classroom Setting, Garrett Smith 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Exploring Soil Moisture Protocol Alternatives For The Classroom Setting, Garrett Smith

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

Climate change poses a direct threat to future water resources but current climate models suffer from uncertainties regarding the availability of regional water. SMAP or the Soil Moisture Active Passive mission seeks to make improvements to climate models by taking highly accurate, high resolution measurements of global soil moisture. To engage students around the world in a collection of meaningful data that may support the SMAP satellite mission, the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment program or GLOBE, has forged a partnership with NASA and JPL. GLOBE brings the power of citizen science to the SMAP mission, empowering ...


Does A Plastron Improve Heat Transfer?, Madani A. Khan, Jeffrey Alston, Andrew Guenthner 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Does A Plastron Improve Heat Transfer?, Madani A. Khan, Jeffrey Alston, Andrew Guenthner

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

Superamphiphobic surfaces strongly repel both water and oils. In this work, aluminum coupons are processed by sanding with various grit of sand paper to impart microscale roughness. Subsequent submersion of the aluminum substrate in boiling water grows nanoscale grass-like structures. The oxide layer of Al is slightly soluble in water. During a fast diffusion/equilibrium, Al2O3 nanograss grows on the surface. A low energy coating is then deposited on the surface. The micro and nanoscale features create re-entrant structures that trap air enabling contact liquid to be in a Cassie-Baxter state. Superamphiphobicity of the samples were confirmed ...


Maximizing Precision Of Variable Star Photometry With Digital Cameras In Suburban Environments, David Hergesheimer 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Maximizing Precision Of Variable Star Photometry With Digital Cameras In Suburban Environments, David Hergesheimer

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

Photometry is the measure of the brightness of an object. When making such measurements on stars, it is done is units of magnitude, which is on a logarithmic scale with a base of ~2.512. Variable star photometry using a commercially available digital camera is not going to be as accurate and precise as equipment used by astronomers, and because of the logarithmic scale of magnitude used, determining how much of an effect different error reduction strategies have is not straightforward, and is best done experimentally.

My research is conducting photometry on variable stars (changing brightness) with a digital camera ...


Tuffoam Density Variation Through Radiography, Sergio Contreras Esquivel 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Tuffoam Density Variation Through Radiography, Sergio Contreras Esquivel

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

TufFoam is a low density, high impact tolerant polyurethane foam with good high voltage breakdown developed at the Sandia National Laboratories. Identically shaped samples have been produced with various formulations and production conditions. Eight different variables were studied. Our aim is to compare the density variation of the material when produced and processed under distinct conditions. The density of TufFoam is determined using radiographic imaging. We extract the foam density by fitting the radiographic density of each step in a plastic step wedge with 10 steps from 0.1 to 1.0 inches and applying the resulting equation to convert ...


Environmental Testing Of Lasers For Jpl's Cold Atom Laboratory, Carey L. Baxter 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Environmental Testing Of Lasers For Jpl's Cold Atom Laboratory, Carey L. Baxter

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

NASA’s Cold Atom Lab (CAL) is a multi-user facility designed to study ultra-cold quantum gases in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station (ISS). One of the main goals of CAL is to explore the unknown territory of extremely low temperatures—possibly as low as the picokelvin range!—where new and fascinating quantum phenomena can be observed. At such temperatures matter stops behaving as particles and instead becomes macroscopic matter waves. CAL will be remotely controlled to perform a multitude of experiments and is scheduled to launch in 2016. In order to anticipate problems that might occur during ...


Particle Image Velocimetry Of Transverse Jets In Crossflow, Jesse K. Tsai, Kayla Kuzmich, David Forliti, Kriss Vanderhyde, Nils Sedano 2014 California Polytechnic State University

Particle Image Velocimetry Of Transverse Jets In Crossflow, Jesse K. Tsai, Kayla Kuzmich, David Forliti, Kriss Vanderhyde, Nils Sedano

STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program Posters

The jet in crossflow (JICF) has been an ongoing study for the past several decades with applications in the field of fluid mechanics. This particular flow field produces vortical structures tied to the entrainment and mixing of two separate fluids. Research of the JICF seeks to determine a model and trajectory scaling law for future designs. This will help future designers to optimize the mixing and homogeneity of the two fluids to decrease emissions from pollutants, make ignition easier, and improve combustion efficiency of rockets.

Our experiment will employ Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) to determine the fluid motion of the ...


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