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L-band-related interband transition in InSb/GaSb self-assembled quantum dots (2008)
Book Chapter
Rybchenko, S. I., Gupta, R., Itskevich, I. E., & Haywood, S. K. (2008). L-band-related interband transition in InSb/GaSb self-assembled quantum dots. Springer Proceedings in Physics; Narrow Gap Semiconductors 2007, 81-83. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8425-6_20

Effect of lattice-mismatch-induced strain on Γ-, X- and L-conduction-band edges in III-V self-assembled quantum dots has been calculated. The misfit strain is shown to strongly affect the band edges, leading to a possibility of Γ-L and &G... Read More

Does defection during predator inspection affect social structure in wild shoals of guppies? (2008)
Journal Article
Thomas, P. O. R., Croft, D. P., Morrell, L., Davis, A., Faria, J. J., Dyer, J. R. G., …Krause, J. (2008). Does defection during predator inspection affect social structure in wild shoals of guppies?. Animal behaviour, 75(1), (43-53). doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2007.06.004. ISSN 0003-3472

Reciprocal altruism has been proposed as a possible mechanism for the evolution of cooperative behaviour. However, very few investigations have tested predictions of reciprocity in wild animal populations. In the current investigation we simulated de... Read More

Characteristics of the nucleation and growth of template-free polyaniline nanowires and fibrils (2008)
Journal Article
Kemp, N. T., Cochrane, J. W., & Newbury, R. (2009). Characteristics of the nucleation and growth of template-free polyaniline nanowires and fibrils. Synthetic Metals, 159(5-6), 435-444. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.synthmet.2008.11.001

Template-free electrochemical deposition of large arrays of uniform and oriented conducting polymer nanowires has recently been demonstrated. In this article, we build upon the key earlier findings and report new phenomena (initial formation of a 2D... Read More

Fast vibrational calculation of anharmonic OH-stretch frequencies for two low-energy noradrenaline conformers (2008)
Journal Article
Benoit, D. M. (2008). Fast vibrational calculation of anharmonic OH-stretch frequencies for two low-energy noradrenaline conformers. The Journal of chemical physics, 129(23), https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3040427

We introduce a new reduced-coupling technique to accelerate direct calculations of a selected number of vibrational frequencies in large molecular systems. Our method combines the advantages of the single-to-all correlation-corrected vibrational self... Read More

Geometric and non-geometric compactifications of IIB supergravity (2008)
Journal Article
Reid-Edwards, R. A. (2008). Geometric and non-geometric compactifications of IIB supergravity. Journal of High Energy Physics, 2008(12), doi:10.1088/1126-6708/2008/12/043

Complementary geometric and non-geometric consistent reductions of IIB supergravity are studied. The geometric reductions on the identified group manifold Script X = G/Γ are found to have a gauge symmetry with Lie algebroid structure, generalising th... Read More

A "Kite" Shaped Styryl End-Capped Benzo[2,1-b:3,4-b ']dithiophene with High Electrical Performances in Organic Thin Film Transistors (2008)
Journal Article
Didane, Y., Mehl, G. H., Kumagai, A., Yoshimoto, N., Videlot-Ackermann, C., & Brisset, H. (2008). A "Kite" Shaped Styryl End-Capped Benzo[2,1-b:3,4-b ']dithiophene with High Electrical Performances in Organic Thin Film Transistors. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 130(52), (17681-17683). doi:10.1021/ja807504k. ISSN 0002-7863

The bridging of distyryl-bithiophene leads to a kite shape of the conjugated system. This twist is not like twistacenes or twist deformation in α-oligothiophenes but a curvature such as in bowl shaped systems. Initially perceived to be undesirable, t... Read More

Dynamic modelling of CO2 absorption for post combustion capture in coal-fired power plants (2008)
Journal Article
Lawal, A., Wang, M., Stephenson, P., & Yeung, H. (2009). Dynamic modelling of CO2 absorption for post combustion capture in coal-fired power plants. Fuel, 88(12), (2455-2462). doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2008.11.009. ISSN 0016-2361

Power generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants is the largest single source of CO 2 emissions. Post combustion capture via chemical absorption is viewed as the most mature CO 2 capture technique. This paper presents a study of the post combusti... Read More

(2008)
Journal Article
Reid-Edwards, R. A., & Spanjaard, B. (2008).

We investigate the lifting of half-maximal four-dimensional gauged supergravities to compactifications of string theory. It is shown that a class of such supergravities can arise from compactifications of IIA string theory on manifolds of SU(2)-struc... Read More

Developing environmental standards for abstractions from UK rivers to implement the EU Water Framework Directive / Développement de standards environnementaux sur les prélèvements d'eau en rivière au Royaume Uni pour la mise en œuvre de la directive cadre (2008)
Journal Article
Acreman, M., Dunbar, M., Hannaford, J., Mountford, O., Wood, P., Holmes, N., …Crookall, D. (2008). Developing environmental standards for abstractions from UK rivers to implement the EU Water Framework Directive / Développement de standards environnementaux sur les prélèvements d'eau en rivière au Royaume Uni pour la mise en œuvre de la directive cadre sur l'eau de l'Union Européenne. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 53(6), 1105-1120. https://doi.org/10.1623/hysj.53.6.1105

Under the European Union Water Framework Directive, Member States must put in place a river basin planning framework to determine what measures are necessary to maintain and improve the ecological status for all surface water bodies. The governmental... Read More

Banana-shaped dopants for flexoelectric nematic mixtures (2008)
Journal Article
Aziz, N., Kelly, S. M., Duffy, W., & Goulding, M. (2008). Banana-shaped dopants for flexoelectric nematic mixtures. Liquid crystals, 35(11), 1279-1292. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678290802522114

The synthesis is reported of new meta-substituted quaterphenyls and several related dimers as dopants for nematic mixtures with flexoelectric properties. The number and nature of the terminal substituents is varied from apolar with a small dipole mom... Read More

Synthesis and reactions of α-fluoro-α-amino amides (2008)
Journal Article
Bailey, P. D., Clayson, J., & Boa, A. N. (2009). Synthesis and reactions of α-fluoro-α-amino amides. Tetrahedron, 65(8), (1724-1736). doi:10.1016/j.tet.2008.11.061. ISSN 0040-4020

N-((S)-1-Phenylethyl)halofluoroethanamides have been investigated as precursors to N-protected α-fluoro-α-amino amides by nucleophilic displacement of halide with nitrogen nucleophiles such as potassium phthalimide, sodium succinimide, so... Read More

Optical nanolithography using a scanning near-field probe with an integrated light source (2008)
Journal Article
Kingsley, J. W., Ray, S. K., Adawi, A. M., Leggett, G. J., & Lidzey, D. G. (2008). Optical nanolithography using a scanning near-field probe with an integrated light source. Applied physics letters, 93(21), doi:10.1063/1.3032912. ISSN 0003-6951

An ultracompact near-field optical probe is described that is based on a single, integrated assembly consisting of a gallium nitride (GaN) light-emitting diode (LED), a microlens, and a cantilever assembly containing a hollow pyramidal probe with a s... Read More

Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX] (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes (2008)
Journal Article
Chatwin, S. L., Mahon, M. F., Prior, T. J., & Whittlesey, M. K. (2010). Reactivity of the N-heterocyclic carbene complexes [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)HX] (X = OH, Cl) with alkynes. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 363(3), 625-632. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2008.11.013

Treatment of the 16-electron hydroxy hydride complex [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)H(OH)] (1, IMes = 1,3-bis-(2,4,6-trimethylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene) with HC CR affords the alkynyl species [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO) H(C CR)] (R = Ph 3, SiMe3, 4) and [Ru(IMes)(2)(CO)(C... Read More

The cost of conflict: agonistic encounters influence responses to chemical signals in the European shore crab (2008)
Journal Article
Fletcher, N., & Hardege, J. D. (2009). The cost of conflict: agonistic encounters influence responses to chemical signals in the European shore crab. Animal behaviour, 77(2), (357-361). doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2008.10.007. ISSN 0003-3472

The determination of an individual's behaviour often relies upon complex signals that convey messages about the environment it inhabits. In aquatic environments such signals take varied and conflicting forms including chemical cues indicating food or... Read More

A new approach to photoalignment: photo-addition to a self-assembled monolayer (2008)
Journal Article
Dröge, S., O'Neill, M., Löbbert, A., Kitney, S. P., Kelly, S. M., Wei, P., & Dong, D. (2009). A new approach to photoalignment: photo-addition to a self-assembled monolayer. Journal of materials chemistry, 19(2), 274-279. https://doi.org/10.1039/b812226a

Photoalignment used to control the orientation of nematic liquid crystals in LCDs usually involves the photochemical modification of the chemical structure of an organic thin film so that an optical and/or steric anisotropy is developed. We now demon... Read More

Distal volcanic impacts on peatlands: palaeoecological evidence from Alaska (2008)
Journal Article
Payne, R., & Blackford, J. (2008). Distal volcanic impacts on peatlands: palaeoecological evidence from Alaska. Quaternary science reviews, 27(21-22), 2012-2030. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.08.002

Despite the fact that volcanic ash (tephra) layers are found preserved in peat deposits around the world, comparatively little research has investigated the impacts of distal volcanic emissions on peatlands. This study investigates the impacts of sev... Read More

Low temperature gasification of olive kernels in a 5-kW fluidized bed reactor for H2-rich producer gas (2008)
Journal Article
Skoulou, V., Koufodimos, G., Samaras, Z., & Zabaniotou, A. (2008). Low temperature gasification of olive kernels in a 5-kW fluidized bed reactor for H2-rich producer gas. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(22), 6515-6524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2008.07.074

Air gasification of olive kernels in a 5 kW bench scale, bubbling fluidized bed gasifier, aimed at H 2 enrichment of the producer gas, was the target of this study. The effects of reactor temperature (T = 750-850 °C) and equivalence ratio (ER = 0.2-0... Read More

The dimeric "hand-shake" motif in complexes and metallo-supramolecular assemblies of cyclotriveratrylene-based ligands (2008)
Journal Article
Carruthers, C., Ronson, T. K., Sumby, C. J., Westcott, A., Harding, L. P., Prior, T. J., …Hardie, M. J. (2008). The dimeric "hand-shake" motif in complexes and metallo-supramolecular assemblies of cyclotriveratrylene-based ligands. Chemistry : a European journal, 14(33), 10286-10296. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.200801264

A series of clathrate and metal complexes with cyclotriveratrylene-like molecular host ligands show a similar dimeric homomeric inclusion motif in which a ligand arm of one host is the intra-cavity guest of another and vice versa. This "hand-shake" m... Read More

Synthesis and characterization of the chromium(III) complexes of ethylene cross-bridged cyclam and cyclen ligands (2008)
Journal Article
Maples, D. L., Maples, R. D., Hoffert, W. A., Parsell, T. H., Asselt, A. V., Silversides, J. D., …Hubin, T. J. (2009). Synthesis and characterization of the chromium(III) complexes of ethylene cross-bridged cyclam and cyclen ligands. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 362(6), 2084-2088. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2008.09.034

Dichloro(4,10-dimethyl-1,4,7,10-tetraazabicyclo[5.5.2] tetradecane) chromium(III) chloride, Dichloro(4,10-dibenzyl-1,4,7,10-tetraazabicyclo[ 5.5.2] tetradecane) chromium(III) chloride, and Dichloro(4,11-dimethyl- 1,4,8,11-tetraazabicyclo[6.6.2] hexad... Read More

A rule-based system for programming self-organized sensor and actor networks (2008)
Journal Article
Dressler, F., Dietrich, I., German, R., & Krüger, B. (2009). A rule-based system for programming self-organized sensor and actor networks. Computer Networks, 53(10), (1737-1750). doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2008.09.007. ISSN 1389-1286

We describe a programming scheme for massively distributed systems that are assumed to self-organize according to a given set of simple rules. The focus of this investigation is operation and control in sensor and actor networks (SANETs). The main is... Read More