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Observer-Based Unknown Input Estimator of Wave Excitation Force for a Wave Energy Converter (2020)
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Abdelrahman, M., & Patton, R. (in press). Observer-Based Unknown Input Estimator of Wave Excitation Force for a Wave Energy Converter. IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1109/tcst.2019.2944329

Several energy maximization control approaches for point-absorber wave-energy converter (PAWEC) systems require knowledge of the wave excitation force (WEF) that is not measurable during the PAWEC operation. Many WEF estimators have been proposed bas... Read More about Observer-Based Unknown Input Estimator of Wave Excitation Force for a Wave Energy Converter.

Towards person-centred quality care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening illness: Self-reported symptoms, concerns and priority outcomes from a multi-country qualitative study (2020)
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Namisango, E., Bristowe, K., Murtagh, F. E., Downing, J., Powell, R. A., Abas, M., …Harding, R. (in press). Towards person-centred quality care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening illness: Self-reported symptoms, concerns and priority outcomes from a multi-country qualitative study. Palliative medicine, https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216319900137

Background: Paediatric life-limiting and life-threatening conditions (life-limiting conditions) place significant strain on children, families and health systems. Given high service use among this population, it is essential that care addresses thei... Read More about Towards person-centred quality care for children with life-limiting and life-threatening illness: Self-reported symptoms, concerns and priority outcomes from a multi-country qualitative study.

Supramolecular Assemblies Controlled by Cucurbit[n]uril Size (n = 6, 7, 8 and 10) (2020)
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Xu, W., Deng, X., Xiao, X., Bian, B., Chen, Q., Dalgarno, S., …Redshaw, C. (2020). Supramolecular Assemblies Controlled by Cucurbit[n]uril Size (n = 6, 7, 8 and 10). New journal of chemistry = Nouveau journal de chimie, https://doi.org/10.1039/d0nj00087f

A benzyl substituted 4-pyrrolidinopyridinium salt (G) with multiple active sites including benzyl, pyridinium and pyrrole groups has been synthesized. The interaction between G and a series of cucurbit[n]urils (TMeQ[6], Q[7], Q[8], Q[10]), has been s... Read More about Supramolecular Assemblies Controlled by Cucurbit[n]uril Size (n = 6, 7, 8 and 10).

Considerations on equity in management of end-stage kidney disease in low- and middle-income countries (2020)
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Van Biesen, W., Jha, V., Abu-Alfa, A. K., Andreoli, S. P., Ashuntantang, G., Bernieh, B., …Garcia Garcia, G. (2020). Considerations on equity in management of end-stage kidney disease in low- and middle-income countries. Kidney International Supplements, 10(1), e63-e71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.kisu.2019.11.004

Achievement of equity in health requires development of a health system in which everyone has a fair opportunity to attain their full health potential. The current, large country-level variation in the reported incidence and prevalence of treated end... Read More about Considerations on equity in management of end-stage kidney disease in low- and middle-income countries.

Flexible operation of large-scale coal-fired power plant integrated with solvent-based post-combustion CO2 capture based on neural network inverse control (2020)
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Liao, P., Li, Y., Wu, X., Wang, M., & Oko, E. (2020). Flexible operation of large-scale coal-fired power plant integrated with solvent-based post-combustion CO2 capture based on neural network inverse control. International journal of greenhouse gas control, 95, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2020.102985

Post-combustion carbon capture (PCC) with chemical absorption has strong interactions with coal-fired power plant (CFPP). It is necessary to investigate dynamic characteristics of the integrated CFPP-PCC system to gain knowledge for flexible operatio... Read More about Flexible operation of large-scale coal-fired power plant integrated with solvent-based post-combustion CO2 capture based on neural network inverse control.

The nature and age of Mesoproterozoic strike-slip faulting based on Re-Os geochronology of syn-tectonic copper mineralization, Assynt Terrane, NW Scotland (2020)
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Holdsworth, R. E., Selby, D., Dempsey, E., Scott, L., Hardman, K., Fallick, A., & Bullock, R. (in press). The nature and age of Mesoproterozoic strike-slip faulting based on Re-Os geochronology of syn-tectonic copper mineralization, Assynt Terrane, NW Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society, jgs2020-011. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2020-011

Towards an early 3D-diagnosis of craniofacial asymmetry by computing the accurate midplane: A PCA-based method (2020)
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Ortún-Terrazas, J., Fagan, M. J., Cegoñino, J., Illipronti-Filho, E., & Pérez del Palomar, A. (2020). Towards an early 3D-diagnosis of craniofacial asymmetry by computing the accurate midplane: A PCA-based method. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 191, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2020.105397

Background and objective: Craniofacial asymmetry is a common growth disorder often caused by unilateral chewing. Although an early orthodontic treatment would avoid surgical procedures later in life, the uncertainty of defining the accurate sagittal... Read More about Towards an early 3D-diagnosis of craniofacial asymmetry by computing the accurate midplane: A PCA-based method.

Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization (2020)
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Sturmey, R., & Leary, C. (in press). Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization. Molecular Human Reproduction, https://doi.org/10.1093/molehr/gaaa015

The pattern of metabolism by early embryos in vitro has been linked to a range of phenotypes, including viability. However, the extent to which metabolic function of embryos is modified by specific methods used during ART has yet to be fully describ... Read More about Metabolic profile of in-vitro derived human embryos is not affected by the mode of fertilization.

Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters (2020)
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Santoro, O., & Redshaw, C. (2020). Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters. Catalysts open access journal, 10(2), https://doi.org/10.3390/catal10020210

In this review, we discuss the use of titanium complexes bearing either bridged diphenolate or calix[n]arene (n = 4, 6, 8) ligation, in the formation of plastics from α-olefins or via the ring opening polymerization (ROP) of cyclic esters. The synthe... Read More about Use of Titanium Complexes Bearing Diphenolate or Calix[n]arene Ligands in α-Olefin Polymerization and the ROP of Cyclic Esters.

Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems (2020)
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Davarpanah Jazi, S., Wells, M., Peakall, J., Dorrell, R., Thomas, R., Keevil, G., …Valran, T. (in press). Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems. Journal of geophysical research. C, Oceans, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019jc015284

Oceanic density currents in many deep-water channels are strongly influenced by the Coriolis force. The dynamics of the bottom-boundary layer in large geostrophic flows, and low Rossby number turbidity currents, are very important for determining the... Read More about Influence of Coriolis force upon bottom boundary layers in a large‐scale gravity current experiment: Implications for evolution of sinuous deep‐water channel systems.

Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions (2020)
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Papakonstantinou, A., & Efthimiou, G. (2020). Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions. Acta Scientific Microbiology, 3(3), 1-11

Formation of bacterial biοfilms is an important survival strategy in multiple adverse environments. It is often affected by the nature of the attachment surface, the bacterial strain and the surrounding physicochemical conditions. The effect of low p... Read More about Investigation of the physiology and architecture of Salmonella Enteritidis biofilms under alkaline conditions.

Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system (2020)
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Rejeb, O., Shittu, S., Ghenai, C., Li, G., Zhao, X., & Bettayeb, M. (in press). Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system. Renewable energy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.02.007

This work presents, for the first time, a statistical model to forecast the electrical efficiency of concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric system (CPV-TE). The main objective of this work is to analyze the impact of the input factors (product of s... Read More about Optimization and performance analysis of a solar concentrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric (CPV-TE) hybrid system.

Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines (2020)
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Bankoff, G. (2020). Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines. Environment and History, 2020(1), 7-29. https://doi.org/10.3197/096734019X15755402985532

Rich volcanic soils have long attracted human settlements which have traded the risk of eruption against the benefits of higher agricultural yields. Yet little research has been done on how societies have normalized the risks and adapted to living in... Read More about Under the volcano: Mount Mayon and co-volcanic societies in the Philippines.