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X-ray absorption study of platinum and palladium atoms in argon matrices: Evidence for platinum in a substitutional site and a short Pd–Ar interaction (2018)
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Harris, N., Sakr, A. K., Snelling, H. V., & Young, N. A. (2018). X-ray absorption study of platinum and palladium atoms in argon matrices: Evidence for platinum in a substitutional site and a short Pd–Ar interaction. Journal of molecular structure, 1172, 80-88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molstruc.2018.06.024

The Pt L3-edge X-ray absorption spectrum of Pt atoms generated in a hollow cathode sputtering device and trapped in an Ar matrix yielded a PtAr distance of 3.78(4) Å with a coordination number of ca. 12 which confirms the evidence from electronic abs... Read More about X-ray absorption study of platinum and palladium atoms in argon matrices: Evidence for platinum in a substitutional site and a short Pd–Ar interaction.

Modelling impacts of tidal stream turbines on surface waves (2018)
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Li, X., Li, M., Jordan, L. B., McLelland, S., Parsons, D. R., Amoudry, L. O., …Comerford, L. (2019). Modelling impacts of tidal stream turbines on surface waves. Renewable energy, 130, 725-734. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.05.098

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd A high resolution Computational Flow Dynamics (CFD) numerical model is built based on a laboratory experiment in this research to study impacts of tidal turbines on surface wave dynamics. A reduction of ∼3% in wave height is obser... Read More about Modelling impacts of tidal stream turbines on surface waves.

The effect of filtration method on the efficiency of environmental DNA capture and quantification via metabarcoding (2018)
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Li, J., Lawson Handley, L. J., Read, D. S., & Hänfling, B. (2018). The effect of filtration method on the efficiency of environmental DNA capture and quantification via metabarcoding. Molecular Ecology Resources, 18(5), 1102-1114. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12899

© 2018 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Environmental DNA (eDNA) is a promising tool for rapid and noninvasive biodiversity monitoring. eDNA density is low in environmental samples, and a capture method, such as filtration, is often required to concentrate e... Read More about The effect of filtration method on the efficiency of environmental DNA capture and quantification via metabarcoding.

Laboratory study on the effects of hydro kinetic turbines on hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics (2018)
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Ramírez-Mendoza, R., Amoudry, L., Thorne, P., Cooke, R., McLelland, S., Jordan, L., …Murdoch, L. (2018). Laboratory study on the effects of hydro kinetic turbines on hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics. Renewable energy, 129(Part A), 271-284. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.05.094

© 2018 The Authors The need for hydrokinetic turbine wake characterisation and their environmental impact has led to a number of studies. However, a small number of them have taken into account mobile sediment bed effects. The aim of the present work... Read More about Laboratory study on the effects of hydro kinetic turbines on hydrodynamics and sediment dynamics.

Needle in a haystack? A comparison of eDNA metabarcoding and targeted qPCR for detection of the great crested newt (Triturus cristatus) (2018)
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Harper, L. R., Lawson Handley, L., Hahn, C., Boonham, N., Rees, H. C., Gough, K. C., …Hänfling, B. (2018). Needle in a haystack? A comparison of eDNA metabarcoding and targeted qPCR for detection of the great crested newt (Triturus cristatus). Ecology and Evolution, 8(12), 6330-6341. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4013

Environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis is a rapid, cost‐effective, non‐invasive biodiversity monitoring tool which utilises DNA left behind in the environment by organisms for species detection. The method is used as a species‐specific survey tool for rar... Read More about Needle in a haystack? A comparison of eDNA metabarcoding and targeted qPCR for detection of the great crested newt (Triturus cristatus).

Win, win, win: Low cost baffle fish pass provides improved passage efficiency, reduced passage time and broadened passage flows over a low-head weir (2018)
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Dodd, J. R., Cowx, I. G., & Bolland, J. D. (2018). Win, win, win: Low cost baffle fish pass provides improved passage efficiency, reduced passage time and broadened passage flows over a low-head weir. Ecological engineering, 120(September 2018), 68-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2018.05.028

The number of low-head barriers to fish migration far outweighs the number of large magnitude barriers and thus the cumulative negative impact on fish communities could also be far greater. Removal of man-made obstructions to fish migration is the mo... Read More about Win, win, win: Low cost baffle fish pass provides improved passage efficiency, reduced passage time and broadened passage flows over a low-head weir.

Beyond equilibrium: Re-evaluating physical modelling of fluvial systems to represent climate changes (2018)
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Baynes, E. R., van de Lageweg, W. I., McLelland, S. J., Parsons, D. R., Aberle, J., Dijkstra, J., …Moulin, F. (2018). Beyond equilibrium: Re-evaluating physical modelling of fluvial systems to represent climate changes. Earth-Science Reviews, 181, 82-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.04.007

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The interactions between water, sediment and biology in fluvial systems are complex and driven by multiple forcing mechanisms across a range of spatial and temporal scales. In a changing climate, some meteorological drivers are e... Read More about Beyond equilibrium: Re-evaluating physical modelling of fluvial systems to represent climate changes.

An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface (2018)
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Kossifos, K. M., Antoniades, M. A., Georgiou, J., Jaafar, A. H., & Kemp, N. T. (2018). An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 2018-May, https://doi.org/10.1109/ISCAS.2018.8351874

A tunable metasurface absorber is presented in this work using an optically-programmable capacitor as the tuning element. The tuning element does not employ conventional semiconductor technologies to operate but rather a bases its tuning by changing... Read More about An Optically-Programmable Absorbing Metasurface.

Large deviations for the annealed Ising model on inhomogeneous random graphs: spins and degrees (2018)
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Dommers, S., Giardinà, C., Giberti, C., & Hofstad, R. V. D. (2018). Large deviations for the annealed Ising model on inhomogeneous random graphs: spins and degrees. Journal of statistical physics, 173(3-4), 1045-1081. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10955-018-2027-8

We prove a large deviations principle for the total spin and the number of edges under the annealed Ising measure on generalized random graphs. We also give detailed results on how the annealing over the Ising model changes the degrees of the vertice... Read More about Large deviations for the annealed Ising model on inhomogeneous random graphs: spins and degrees.

Numerical study of a regenerative counter flow evaporative cooler using alumina nanoparticles in wet channel (2018)
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Sheikh, N. A., Tariq, R., Zhan, C., Zhao, X., & Sheikh, N. A. (2018). Numerical study of a regenerative counter flow evaporative cooler using alumina nanoparticles in wet channel. Energy and Buildings, 169, 430-443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.03.086

The use of Maisotsenko Cycle (M-Cycle) has enhanced the domain of evaporative cooling technologies to sub-wet bulb temperature cooling while ensuring moisture control. Several studies have demonstrated the use of cross-flow heat & mass exchanger (HMX... Read More about Numerical study of a regenerative counter flow evaporative cooler using alumina nanoparticles in wet channel.

Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive (2018)
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Hering, D., Borja, A., Jones, J. I., Pont, D., Boets, P., Bouchez, A., …Kelly, M. (2018). Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive. Water Research, 138, 192-205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.003

Assessment of ecological status for the European Water Framework Directive (WFD) is based on “Biological Quality Elements” (BQEs), namely phytoplankton, benthic flora, benthic invertebrates and fish. Morphological identification of these organisms is... Read More about Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive.

Quantifying biostabilisation effects of biofilm-secreted and extracted extracellular polymeric substances (EPSs) on sandy substrate (2018)
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Van De Lageweg, W. I., McLelland, S. J., & Parsons, D. R. (2018). Quantifying biostabilisation effects of biofilm-secreted and extracted extracellular polymeric substances (EPSs) on sandy substrate. Earth surface dynamics ESURF ; an interactive open access journal of the European Geosciences Union, 6(1), 203-215. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-6-203-2018

© Author(s) 2018. Microbial assemblages ( < q > biofilms < /q > ) preferentially develop at water-sediment interfaces and are known to have a considerable influence on sediment stability and erodibility. There is potential for significant impacts on... Read More about Quantifying biostabilisation effects of biofilm-secreted and extracted extracellular polymeric substances (EPSs) on sandy substrate.

Violations of a Leggett-Garg inequality without signaling for a photonic qutrit probed with ambiguous measurements (2018)
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Wang, K., Emary, C., Xu, M., Zhan, X., Bian, Z., Xiao, L., & Xue, P. (2018). Violations of a Leggett-Garg inequality without signaling for a photonic qutrit probed with ambiguous measurements. Physical Review A, 97(2), doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.97.020101

We realize a quantum three-level system with photons distributed among three different spatial and polarization modes. Ambiguous measurements of the state of the qutrit are realized by blocking one out for the three modes at any one time. Using these... Read More about Violations of a Leggett-Garg inequality without signaling for a photonic qutrit probed with ambiguous measurements.

3D characterisation of the Fe-rich intermetallic phases in recycled Al alloys by synchrotron X-ray microtomography and skeletonisation (2018)
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Schlepütz, C. M., Zhao, Y., Du, W., Koe, B., Connolley, T., Irvine, S., …Mi, J. (2018). 3D characterisation of the Fe-rich intermetallic phases in recycled Al alloys by synchrotron X-ray microtomography and skeletonisation. Scripta materialia, 146, 321-326. doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.12.010

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd Synchrotron X-ray microtomography and skeletonisation method were used to study the true 3D network structures and morphologies of the Fe-rich intermetallic phases in recycled Al-5.0%Cu-0.6%Mn alloys with 0.5% and 1.0% Fe. It was... Read More about 3D characterisation of the Fe-rich intermetallic phases in recycled Al alloys by synchrotron X-ray microtomography and skeletonisation.

Enhanced violations of Leggett-Garg inequalities in an experimental three-level system (2017)
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Wang, K., Emary, C., Zhan, X., Bian, Z., Li, J., & Xue, P. (2017). Enhanced violations of Leggett-Garg inequalities in an experimental three-level system. Optics express, 25(25), 31462-31470. doi:10.1364/OE.25.031462

Leggett-Garg inequalities are tests of macroscopic realism that can be violated by quantum mechanics. In this letter, we realise photonic Leggett-Garg tests on a three-level system and implement measurements that admit three distinct measurement outc... Read More about Enhanced violations of Leggett-Garg inequalities in an experimental three-level system.

Differing mechanisms of thrombin generation in live haematological and solid cancer cells determined by calibrated automated thrombography (2017)
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Adesanya, M. A., Maraveyas, A., & Madden, L. (2017). Differing mechanisms of thrombin generation in live haematological and solid cancer cells determined by calibrated automated thrombography. Blood Coagulation and Fibrinolysis, 28(8), 602-611. https://doi.org/10.1097/mbc.0000000000000644

© 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved. Calibrated automated thrombography (CAT) is emerging as a reliable tool for real-Time estimation of thrombin generation potential. There is a clinical need for knowledge about the pathways under... Read More about Differing mechanisms of thrombin generation in live haematological and solid cancer cells determined by calibrated automated thrombography.

In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film (2017)
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Wang, F., Eskin, D., Connolley, T., Wang, C., Koe, B., King, A., …Mi, J. (2018). In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film. Materials letters, 213, (303-305). doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2017.11.090. ISSN 0167-577X

While using synchrotron X-ray radiography for studying ultrasonic melt processing, the growth of the primary Al2Cu intermetallic phase on fragments of aluminium oxide film during solidification of a hypereutectic Al-35% Cu alloy was observed in-situ... Read More about In-situ synchrotron X-ray radiography observation of primary Al2Cu intermetallic growth on fragments of aluminium oxide film.

Insights into the provenance of the Chinese Loess Plateau from joint zircon U-Pb and garnet geochemical analysis of last glacial loess (2017)
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Fenn, K., Stevens, T., Bird, A., Limonta, M., Rittner, M., Vermeesch, P., …Lin, Z. (2018). Insights into the provenance of the Chinese Loess Plateau from joint zircon U-Pb and garnet geochemical analysis of last glacial loess. Quaternary Research, 89(3), 645-659. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2017.86

The Chinese Loess Plateau, the world’s largest and oldest loess record, preserves evidence of Asia’s long-term dust source dynamics, but there is uncertainty over the source of the deposits. Recent single-grain detrital zircon U-Pb age analysis has p... Read More about Insights into the provenance of the Chinese Loess Plateau from joint zircon U-Pb and garnet geochemical analysis of last glacial loess.

High-dimensional limit theorems for random vectors in ℓpn-balls (2017)
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Kabluchko, Z., Prochno, J., & Thäle, C. (2019). High-dimensional limit theorems for random vectors in ℓpn-balls. Communications in contemporary mathematics, 21(1), 1750092. doi:10.1142/S0219199717500924

In this paper, we prove a multivariate central limit theorem for ℓq-norms of high-dimensional random vectors that are chosen uniformly at random in an ℓnp-ball. As a consequence, we provide several applications on the intersections of ℓnp-balls in th... Read More about High-dimensional limit theorems for random vectors in ℓpn-balls.