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High-precision measurement of the 238U (n,γ) cross section with the Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC) at n_TOF, CERN (2014)
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Wright, T., Guerrero, C., Billowes, J., Ware, T., Cano-Ott, D., Mendoza, E., …Vermeulen, M. (2014). High-precision measurement of the 238U (n,γ) cross section with the Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC) at n_TOF, CERN. Nuclear data sheets, 119, 26-30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.08.009

The neutron capture cross section of 238 U is fundamental to the design and operation of current reactors and future fast nuclear reactors, and thus must be measured to a high level of accuracy. An experiment has been performed at the CERN n TOF faci... Read More about High-precision measurement of the 238U (n,γ) cross section with the Total Absorption Calorimeter (TAC) at n_TOF, CERN.

Investigation of neutron-induced reactions at n_TOF: An overview of the 2009-2012 experimental program (2014)
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Guerrero, C., Altstadt, S., Andrzejewski, J., Audouin, L., Barbagallo, M., Bécares, V., …Tarrío, D. (2014). Investigation of neutron-induced reactions at n_TOF: An overview of the 2009-2012 experimental program. Nuclear data sheets, 119, 5-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.08.004

The neutron time-of-flight facility n TOF is operating at CERN (Switzerland) since 2001, having started in 2009 a new campaign with an upgraded spallation target. The ambitious program carried out includes a large number of experiments in nuclear tec... Read More about Investigation of neutron-induced reactions at n_TOF: An overview of the 2009-2012 experimental program.

Measurement of the 54,57Fe (n,γ) cross section in the resolved resonance region at CERN n_TOF (2014)
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Valenta, S., Vannini, G., Variale, V., Vaz, P., Ventura, A., Versaci, R., …Versaci, R. (2014). Measurement of the 54,57Fe (n,γ) cross section in the resolved resonance region at CERN n_TOF. Nuclear data sheets, 119, 117-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.08.033

© 2014 Elsevier Inc. 54 Fe and 57 Fe are stable iron isotopes, which play an important role in the nucleosynthesis of theslow neutron capture process (s process). In addition, these nuclei are present in many structuralmaterials, and therefore, the k... Read More about Measurement of the 54,57Fe (n,γ) cross section in the resolved resonance region at CERN n_TOF.

Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa (2014)
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Hampshire, K., Porter, G., Agblorti, S., Robson, E., Munthali, A., & Abane, A. (2015). Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of biosocial science, 47(2), 141-164. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021932014000169

A growing body of research suggests that orphanhood and fostering might be (independently) associated with educational disadvantage in sub-Saharan Africa. However, literature on the impacts of orphanhood and fostering on school enrolment, attendance... Read More about Context matters: fostering, orphanhood and schooling in sub-Saharan Africa.

Why place matters: imaginative geography and international student mobility (2014)
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Beech, S. E. (2014). Why place matters: imaginative geography and international student mobility. Area, 46(2), 170-177. https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12096

This paper develops and extends the recent work on international student mobility by expanding beyond the traditional push–pull factors of migration to show that students are influenced by more than the economic in their decision of where to study. I... Read More about Why place matters: imaginative geography and international student mobility.

Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg (2014)
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Affolderbach, J., & Carr, C. (2016). Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg. Regional studies, 50(6), 944-955. https://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2014.893057

© 2014 Regional Studies Association. Affolderbach J. and Carr C. Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg, Regional Studies. While multilevel governance is helpful in understanding the logics beh... Read More about Blending scales of governance: land-use policies and practices in the small state of Luxembourg.

A typology of marine and estuarine hazards and risks as vectors of change : a review for vulnerable coasts and their management (2014)
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Elliott, M., Cutts, N. D., & Trono, A. (2014). A typology of marine and estuarine hazards and risks as vectors of change : a review for vulnerable coasts and their management. Ocean and Coastal Management, 93, 88-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2014.03.014

This paper illustrates a typology of 14 natural and anthropogenic hazards, the evidence for their causes and consequences for society and their role as vectors of change in estuaries, vulnerable coasts and marine areas. It uses hazard as the potentia... Read More about A typology of marine and estuarine hazards and risks as vectors of change : a review for vulnerable coasts and their management.

Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system (2014)
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He, W., Hong, X., Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Shen, J., & Ji, J. (2014). Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system. Energy and Buildings, 77, 180-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.053

The aim of the paper was to present a dedicated theoretical investigation into the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade based heat pump water heating system. This involved thermo-fluid analyses, computer numerical model developm... Read More about Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system.

Current quests in nucleosynthesis: Present and future neutron-induced reaction measurements (2014)
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Praena, J., Pignatari, M., Mastinu, P., Martín-Hernández, G., Prete, G., Quesada, J., & Sabaté-Gilarte, M. (2014). Current quests in nucleosynthesis: Present and future neutron-induced reaction measurements. EPJ Web of Conferences, 66, 07022. https://doi.org/10.1051/epjconf/20146607022

We present some open questions in nucleosynthesis focused on the measurement of relevant neutron capture cross-sections and on new experimental methods. We review the recent 63 Ni(n,γ) experiment carried out at the n-TOF facility at CERN and its astr... Read More about Current quests in nucleosynthesis: Present and future neutron-induced reaction measurements.

Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template (2014)
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Elaigwu, S. E., Kyriakou, G., Prior, T. J., & Greenway, G. M. (2014). Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template. Materials letters, 123, 198-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2014.03.003

A new microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith is reported in this work. The process uses microwave heating at 100 °C under acidic condition by employing a triblock copolymer F127 as the template, and resorcinol–formaldehyde as th... Read More about Microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis of carbon monolith via a soft-template method using resorcinol and formaldehyde as carbon precursor and pluronic F127 as template.

Ising critical exponents on random trees and graphs (2014)
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Dommers, S., Giardinà, C., & van der Hofstad, R. (2014). Ising critical exponents on random trees and graphs. Communications in mathematical physics, 328(1), 355-395. doi:10.1007/s00220-014-1992-2

We study the critical behavior of the ferromagnetic Ising model on random trees as well as so-called locally tree-like random graphs. We pay special attention to trees and graphs with a power-law offspring or degree distribution whose tail behavior i... Read More about Ising critical exponents on random trees and graphs.

Ni62(n,γ) and Ni63(n,γ) cross sections measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN (2014)
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Lederer, C., Massimi, C., Berthoumieux, E., Colonna, N., Dressler, R., Guerrero, C., …Tassan-Got, L. (2014). Ni62(n,γ) and Ni63(n,γ) cross sections measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN. Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, 89(2), https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevc.89.025810

The cross section of the Ni62(n,γ) reaction was measured with the time-of-flight technique at the neutron time-of-flight facility n-TOF at CERN. Capture kernels of 42 resonances were analyzed up to 200 keV neutron energy and Maxwellian averaged cross... Read More about Ni62(n,γ) and Ni63(n,γ) cross sections measured at the n_TOF facility at CERN.

Photometric studies of Abell 1664: the subtle effect a minor merger has on cluster galaxies (2014)
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Kleiner, D., Pimbblet, K. A., Owers, M. S., Jones, D. H., & Stephenson, A. P. (2014). Photometric studies of Abell 1664: the subtle effect a minor merger has on cluster galaxies. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 439(3), 2755-2764. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stu131

A combination of BRI photometry and archival Chandra X-ray data have been used to analyse the effects a minor merger has on the galaxy population of A1664. We utilize adaptive smoothing techniques in the 2D spatial distribution of cluster galaxies to... Read More about Photometric studies of Abell 1664: the subtle effect a minor merger has on cluster galaxies.

Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): UgrizYJHK sérsic luminosity functions and the cosmic spectral energy distribution by hubble type (2014)
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Kelvin, L. S., Driver, S. P., Robotham, A. S. G., Graham, A. W., Phillipps, S., Agius, N. K., …Tuffs, R. J. (2014). Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): UgrizYJHK sérsic luminosity functions and the cosmic spectral energy distribution by hubble type. Monthly notices, containing papers, abstracts of papers, and reports of the proceedings of the Society, 439(2), 1245-1269. https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stt2391

We report the morphological classification of 3727 galaxies from the Galaxy and Mass Assembly survey with M r < -17.4 mag and in the redshift range 0.025 < z < 0.06 (2.1 × 10 5 Mpc 3 ) into E, S0-Sa, SB0-SBa, Sab-Scd, SBab-SBcd, Sd-Irr and little... Read More about Galaxy and mass assembly (GAMA): UgrizYJHK sérsic luminosity functions and the cosmic spectral energy distribution by hubble type.

Effects of cervical muscle fatigue on the perception of the subjective vertical and horizontal (2014)
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Gosselin, G., & Fagan, M. J. (2014). Effects of cervical muscle fatigue on the perception of the subjective vertical and horizontal. SpringerPlus, 3(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/2193-1801-3-78

Introduction: Cervical functional capacity outcome measures that are simple and reliable are urgently needed in order permit accurate assessment/reassessment during treatments and rehabilitation. Induced neck muscle fatigue has been shown to alter fu... Read More about Effects of cervical muscle fatigue on the perception of the subjective vertical and horizontal.

Taylor's modularity conjecture holds for linear idempotent varieties (2014)
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Bentz, W., & Sequeira, L. (2014). Taylor's modularity conjecture holds for linear idempotent varieties. Algebra universalis, 71(2), 101-107. doi:10.1007/s00012-014-0273-4

The “Modularity Conjecture” is the assertion that the join of two nonmodular varieties in the lattice of interpretability types is nonmodular. We establish the veracity of this conjecture for the case of linear idempotent varieties. We also establish... Read More about Taylor's modularity conjecture holds for linear idempotent varieties.

Cannibalism in invasive, native and biocontrol populations of the harlequin ladybird (2014)
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Tayeh, A., Estoup, A., Lombaert, E., Guillemaud, T., Kirichenko, N., Lawson-Handley, L., …Facon, B. (2014). Cannibalism in invasive, native and biocontrol populations of the harlequin ladybird. BMC evolutionary biology, 14(1), doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-15

Background Cannibalism is widespread in both vertebrates and invertebrates but its extent is variable between and within species. Cannibalism depends on population density and nutritional conditions, and could be beneficial during colonisation of new... Read More about Cannibalism in invasive, native and biocontrol populations of the harlequin ladybird.

A RAVE investigation on Galactic open clusters: I. Radial velocities and metallicities (2014)
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Conrad, C., Scholz, R., Kharchenko, N. V., Piskunov, A. E., Schilbach, E., Röser, S., …Siviero, A. (2014). A RAVE investigation on Galactic open clusters: I. Radial velocities and metallicities. Astronomy and astrophysics, 562, A54. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201322070

Context. Galactic open clusters (OCs) mainly belong to the young stellar population in the Milky Way disk, but are there groups and complexes of OCs that possibly define an additional level in hierarchical star formation? Current compilations are too... Read More about A RAVE investigation on Galactic open clusters: I. Radial velocities and metallicities.

The effect of cooling rate on the wear performance of a ZrCuAlAg bulk metallic glass (2014)
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Huang, Y., Fan, H., Wang, D., Sun, Y., Liu, F., Shen, J., …Mi, J. (2014). The effect of cooling rate on the wear performance of a ZrCuAlAg bulk metallic glass. Materials and Design, 58, 284-289. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2014.01.067

In the present work, the local atomic ordering and the wear performance of ZrCuAlAg bulk metallic glass (BMG) samples with different diameters have been studied using transmission electron microscopy (TEM) plus autocorrelation function analysis, and... Read More about The effect of cooling rate on the wear performance of a ZrCuAlAg bulk metallic glass.