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    • A STUDY OF SURFACE PLASMON-COUPLED EMISSION FROM RHODAMINE 6G USING PICOSECOND PULSES AND CONTINUOUS WAVE LIGHT 

      Watts, Shelly C (2009-01-01)
      Fluorescence measurements are used in life sciences to provide important information about biomolecules (fluorophores) such as structure and conformational changes by detecting the target molecules on surfaces. Currently, ...
    • A Study of the Effects of Electromigration on Structures at the Nanoscale 

      Bole, Timothy W. (2009-01-01)
      This thesis summarizes a study of the effects of electromigration on nanoscale metallic structures. We have studied the impact of electromigration on two types of nanoscale systems, and as such the thesis naturally divides ...
    • The Accretion History of AGN: A Newly Defined Population of Cold Quasars 

      Kirkpatrick, Allison; Urry, C. Megan; Brewster, Jason; Cooke, Kevin C.; Estrada, Michael; Glikman, Eilat; Hamblin, Kurt; Ananna, Tonima Tasnim; Carlile, Casey; Coleman, Brandon; Johnson, Jordan; Kartaltepe, Jeyhan S.; LaMassa, Stephanie M.; Marchesi, Stefano; Powell, Meredith; Sanders, Dave; Treister, Ezequiel; Turner, Tracey Jane (2019-08-15)
      Quasars are the most luminous of active galactic nuclei (AGN), and are perhaps responsible for quenching star formation in their hosts. The Stripe 82X catalog covers 31.3 deg² of the Stripe 82 field, of which the 15.6 deg² ...
    • Accuracy and Stability Assessment of the ILRS Stations Over Two Decades 

      Pavlis, Erricos C.; Evans, K.; Kuzmicz-Cieslak, M. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2013-11-11)
      The development of the ITRF depends on the quality of the contributions from the four geometric techniques. With the GGOS requirements for ITRF accuracy and stability becoming exceedingly stringent, ITRS requests that ...
    • Accurate Astrometry of 22 Southern Hemisphere Radio Sources 

      Fey, Alan L.; Ojha, Roopesh; Jauncey, David L.; Johnston, Kenneth J.; Reynolds, John E.; Lovell, James E. J.; Tzioumis, Anastasios K.; Quick, Jonathan F. H.; Nicolson, George D.; Ellingsen, Simon P.; McCulloch, Peter M.; Koyama, Yasuhiro (IOP, 2003-12-03)
      Milliarcsecond-accurate radio positions for 22 southern hemisphere extragalactic sources are reported. These positions are derived from Mark III very long baseline interferometry observations made between 2003 February and ...
    • Active Galactic Nuclei under the scrutiny of CTA 

      Sol, H.; Zech, A.; Boisson, C.; Almeida, U. Barres de; Biteau, J.; Contreras, J.-L.; Giebels, B.; Hassan, T.; Inoue, Y.; Katarzynsk, K.; Krawczynski, H.; Mirabal, N.; Poutanen, J.; Rieger, F.; Totani, T.; Benbow, W.; Cerruti, M.; Errando, M.; Fallon, L.; Pino, E. de Gouveia Dal; Hinton, J.A.; Inoue, S.; Lenain, J.-P.; Neronov, A.; Takahashi, K.; Takami, H.; White, R. (Elsevier, 2012-12-20)
      Active Galactic Nuclei (hereafter AGN) produce powerful outflows which offer excellent conditions for efficient particle acceleration in internal and external shocks, turbulence, and magnetic reconnection events. The jets ...
    • Advanced fabrication technologies for ultraprecise replicated mirrors for x-ray telescopes 

      Mimura, Hidekazu; Yamaguchi, Gota; Kume, Takehiro; Takeo, Yoko; Ito, Akinari; Matsuzawa, Yusuke; Saito, Takahiro; Hiraguri, Kentarou; Takehara, Yusuke; Takigawa, Ayumu; Tamura, Keisuke; Kanoh, Tetsuo; Tachibana, Kenji; Hashizume, Hirokazu; Mitsuishi, Ikuyuki (SPIE, 2020-12-13)
      For many years, Wolter mirrors have been used as imaging elements in X-ray telescopes. The shape error of Wolter mirrors fabricated by replicating the shape of a mandrel originates from the replication error in electroforming. ...
    • Aegean Sea Level Network: Eastern Mediterranean Altimeter Calibration Network – eMACnet 

      Pavlis, Erricos C.; Evans, K.; Milas, P.; Massinas, B.A.; Paradissis, D. (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2009-09-14)
    • THE AFTERGLOWS OF SWIFT-ERA GAMMA-RAY BURSTS. I. COMPARING PRE-SWIFT AND SWIFT-ERA LONG/SOFT (TYPE II) GRB OPTICAL AFTERGLOWS 

      Mirabal, N. (IOP, 2010-08-23)
      We have gathered optical photometry data from the literature on a large sample of Swift-era gamma-ray burst (GRB) afterglows including GRBs up to 2009 September, for a total of 76 GRBs, and present an additional three ...
    • AGN Forecasting 

      Hassan, Tarek; Mirabal, Nestor; Contreras, Jose Luis; the CTA Consortium (POS, 2012-06-20)
      The First Fermi-LAT catalog (1FGL) represents the most complete list of sources in the GeV sky to date. We use the reported 1FGL spectral parameters to extrapolate Fermi AGN spectra to the very-high energy (VHE) range (15 ...
    • AGN TXS 1923+123 

      Carpenter, Bryce; Ojha, Roopesh (The Astronomer's Telegram, 2016-01-01)
    • Airborne measurements of BrO and the sum of HOBr and Br2 over the Tropical West Pacific from 1 to 15 km during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) experiment 

      Chen, Dexian; Huey, L. Gregory; Tanner, David J.; Salawitch, Ross J.; Anderson, Daniel C.; Wales, Pamela A.; Pan, Laura L.; Atlas, Elliot L.; Hornbrook, Rebecca S.; Apel, Eric C.; Blake, Nicola J.; Campos, Teresa L.; Donets, Valeria; Flocke, Frank M.; Hall, Samuel R.; Hanisco, Thomas F.; Hills, Alan J.; Honomichl, Shawn B.; Jensen, Jørgen B.; Kaser, Lisa; Montzka, Denise D.; Nicely, Julie M; Reeves, Michael J.; Riemer, Daniel D.; Schauffler, Sue M.; Ullmann, Kirk; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Wolfe, Glenn M. (AGU Pubication, 2016-10-13)
      A chemical ionization mass spectrometer was used to measure BrO and HOBr + Br₂ over the Tropical West Pacific Ocean within the altitude range of 1 to 15 km, during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics ...
    • Airborne measurements of the atmospheric emissions from a fuel ethanol refinery 

      Gouw, J. A. de; McKeen, S. A.; Aikin, K. C.; Brock, C. A.; Brown, S. S.; Gilman, J. B.; Graus, M.; Hanisco, T.; Holloway, J. S.; Kaiser, J.; Keutsch, F. N.; Lerner, B.M.; Liao, J.; Markovic, M. Z.; Middlebrook, A. M.; Min, K.-E.; Neuman, J. A.; Nowak, J. B.; Peischl, J.; Pollack, I. B.; Roberts, J. M.; Ryerson, T. B.; Trainer, M.; Veres, P. R.; Warneke, C.; Welti, A.; Wolfe, G. M. (AGU Pubication, 2015-04-08)
      Ethanol made from corn now constitutes approximately 10% of the fuel used in gasoline vehicles in the U.S. The ethanol is produced in over 200 fuel ethanol refineries across the nation. We report airborne measurements ...
    • Airborne measurements of western U.S. wildfire emissions: Comparison with prescribed burning and air quality implications 

      Liu, Xiaoxi; Huey, L. Gregory; Yokelson, Robert J.; Selimovic, Vanessa; Simpson, Isobel J.; Müller, Markus; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano‐Jost, Pedro; Beyersdorf, Andreas J.; Blake, Donald R.; Zachary, Butterfield; Choi, Yonghoon; Crounse, John D.; Day, Douglas A.; Diskin, Glenn S.; Dubey, Manvendra K.; Edward, Fortner; Hanisco, Thomas F.; Hu, Weiwei; King, Laura E.; Kleinman, Lawrence; Meinardi, Simone; Mikoviny, Tomas; Onasch, Timothy B.; Palm, Brett B.; Peischl, Jeff; Pollack, Ilana B.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Sachse, Glen W.; Sedlacek, Arthur J.; Shilling, John E.; Springston, Stephen; St. Clair, Jason M.; Tanner, David J.; Teng, Alexander P.; Wennberg, Paul O.; Wisthaler, Armin; Wolfe, Glenn M. (AGU Pubication, 2017-06-14)
      Wildfires emit significant amounts of pollutants that degrade air quality. Plumes from three wildfires in the western U.S. were measured from aircraft during the Studies of Emissions and Atmospheric Composition, Clouds and ...
    • AIRS L1c Frequency Calibration 

      UMBC Atmospheric Spectroscopy Lab (ASL) (2019-11-03)
      This document summarizes the observed frequency drifts in the AIRS L1b radiances and then describes how they are corrected in the AIRS L1c product that should be available at the NASA Goddard DISC in early 2010. The ...
    • AIRS version 6.6 and version 7 level-1C products 

      Manning, Evan M.; Strow, L. Larrabee; Aumann, Hartmut H. (SPIE, 2019-09-09)
      The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) introduces new Level-1C (L1C) products. AIRS Version 6.6 L1C processing addresses data quality and sampling issues as well as spectral drift, making a clean, easy to use product. ...
    • THE ALGOL TRIPLE SYSTEM SPATIALLY RESOLVED AT OPTICAL WAVELENGTHS 

      Zavala, R. T.; Hummel, C. A.; Boboltz, D. A.; Ojha, R.; Shaffer, D. B.; Tycner, C.; Richards, M. T.; Hutter, D. J. (IOP, 2010-04-30)
      Interacting binaries typically have separations in the milliarcsecond regime, and hence it has been challenging to resolve them at any wavelength. However, recent advances in optical interferometry have improved our ability ...
    • ALL-OPTICAL NONLINEAR ACTIVATION FUNCTION FOR PHOTONIC NEURAL NETWORKS 

      Miscuglio, Mario; Mehrabian, Armin; Hu, Zibo; Azzam, Shaimaa I.; George, Jonathan; Kildishev, Alexander V.; Pelton, Matthew; Sorger, Volker J. (Optical Society of America, 2018)
      With the recent successes of neural networks (NN) to perform machine-learning tasks, photonic-based NN designs may enable high throughput and low power neuromorphic compute paradigms since they bypass the parasitic charging ...
    • All-Optical Switching Demonstration using Two-Photon Absorption and the Classical Zeno Effect 

      Hendrickson, S. M.; Weiler, C. N.; Camacho, R.M.; Rakich, P. T.; Young, A. I.; Shaw, M. J.; Pittman, T. B.; Franson, J. D.; Jacobs, B. C. (2018-10-31)
      Low-contrast all-optical Zeno switching has been demonstrated in a Si3N4 microdisk resonator coupled to a hot atomic vapor. The device is based on the suppression of the field build-up within a microcavity due to non-degenerate ...
    • All-optical-switching demonstration using two-photon absorption and the Zeno effect 

      Hendrickson, S. M.; Weiler, C. N.; Camacho, R. M.; Rakich, P. T.; Young, A. I.; Shaw, M. J.; Pittman, T.B.; Franson, J.D.; Jacobs, B. C. (American Physical Society (APS), 2013-02-07)
      Low-contrast all-optical Zeno switching has been demonstrated in a Si₃N₄ microdisk resonator coupled to warm atomic vapor. The device is based on the suppression of the resonant microcavity field buildup due to nondegenerate ...