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Recent Submissions

  • Role of Charge Traps in the Performance of Atomically Thin Transistors. 

    Amit, I; Octon, TJ; Townsend, NJ; Reale, F; Wright, CD; Mattevi, C; Craciun, MF; Russo, S (Wiley, 2017-03-15)
    Transient currents in atomically thin MoTe2 field-effect transistors (FETs) are measured during cycles of pulses through the gate electrode. The curves of the transient currents are analyzed in light of a newly proposed ...
  • Viscoelasticity of Amyloid Plaques in Transgenic Mouse Brain Studied by Brillouin Microspectroscopy and Correlative Raman Analysis 

    Mattana, S; Caponi, S; Tamagnini, F; Fioretto, D; Palombo, F (World Scientific Publishing, 2017)
    Amyloidopathy, one of the most prominent hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease - the leading cause of dementia worldwide, is characterized by the accumulation of amyloid plaques in the brain parenchyma. The plaques consist of ...
  • Muscle function and size in the lumbar spine before and after a four week exercise intervention 

    Fulford, J; Juroskova, V; Meakin, JR; Barker, AR (IOS Press, 2017)
    BACKGROUND: Exercise of the spinal muscles is recommended for a variety of rehabilitative reasons but it is not always clear whether interventions are effective in improving the performance of the muscles or whether their ...
  • Compression or tension? The stress distribution in the proximal femur 

    Rudman, KE; Aspden, RM; Meakin, JR (BioMed Central, 2006-02-20)
    BACKGROUND: Questions regarding the distribution of stress in the proximal human femur have never been adequately resolved. Traditionally, by considering the femur in isolation, it has been believed that the effect of body ...
  • How Obstacles Perturb Population Fronts and Alter Their Genetic Structure 

    Möbius, W; Murray, AW; Nelson, DR (Public Library of Science, 2015-12-22)
    As populations spread into new territory, environmental heterogeneities can shape the population front and genetic composition. We focus here on the effects of an important building block of heterogeneous environments, ...
  • Molecular line contamination in the SCUBA-2 450 and 850 μm continuum data 

    Drabek, E; Hatchell, J; Friberg, P; Richer, J; Graves, S; Buckle, JV; Nutter, D; Johnstone, D; Di Francesco, J (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2012-10-11)
    Observations of the dust emission using millimetre/submillimetre bolometer arrays can be contaminated by molecular line flux, such as flux from 12CO. As the brightest molecular line in the submillimetre, it is important ...
  • The JCMT and Herschel Gould Belt Surveys: a comparison of SCUBA-2 and Herschel data of dense cores in the Taurus dark cloud L1495 

    Ward-Thompson, D; Pattle, K; Kirk, JM; Marsh, K; Buckle, J; Hatchell, J; Nutter, DJ; Griffin, MJ; Di Francesco, J; André, P; Beaulieu, S; Berry, D; Broekhoven-Fiene, H; Currie, M; Fich, M; Jenness, T; Johnstone, D; Kirk, H; Mottram, J; Pineda, J; Quinn, C; Sadavoy, S; Salji, C; Tisi, S; Walker-Smith, S; White, G; Hill, T; Könyves, V; Palmeirim, P; Pezzuto, S (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2016-08-16)
    We present a comparison of Submillimetre Common User Bolometer Array-2 (SCUBA-2) 850-μm and Herschel 70-500-μm observations of the L1495 filament in the Taurus Molecular Cloud with the goal of characterizing the SCUBA-2 ...
  • The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: A First Look at SCUBA-2 Observations of the Lupus I Molecular Cloud 

    Mowat, C; Hatchell, J; Rumble, D; Kirk, H; Buckle, J; Berry, DS; Broekhoven-Fiene, H; Currie, MJ; Jenness, T; Johnstone, D; Mottram, JC; Pattle, K; Tisi, S; Francesco, JD; Hogerheijde, MR; Ward-Thompson, D; Bastien, P; Bresnahan, D; Butner, H; Chen, M; Chrysostomou, A; Coudé, S; Davis, CJ; Drabek-Maunder, E; Duarte-Cabral, A; Fich, M; Fiege, J; Friberg, P; Friesen, R; Fuller, GA; Graves, S; Greaves, J; Holland, W; Joncas, G; Kirk, JM; Knee, LBG; Mairs, S; Marsh, K; Matthews, BC; Moriarty-Schieven, G; Rawlings, J; Retter, B; Richer, J; Robertson, D; Rosolowsky, E; Sadavoy, S; Thomas, H; Tothill, N; Viti, S; White, GJ; Wouterloot, J; Yates, J; Zhu, M (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2017-01-01)
    This paper presents observations of the Lupus I molecular cloud at 450 and 850 µm with SCUBA-2 as part of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Gould Belt Survey (JCMT GBS). Nine compact sources, assumed to be the disks of ...
  • The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: first results from SCUBA-2 observations of the Cepheus Flare region 

    Pattle, K; Ward-Thompson, D; Kirk, JM; Di Francesco, J; Kirk, H; Mottram, JC; Keown, J; Buckle, J; Beaulieu, SF; Berry, DS; Broekhoven-Fiene, H; Currie, MJ; Fich, M; Hatchell, J; Jenness, T; Johnstone, D; Nutter, D; Pineda, JE; Quinn, C; Salji, C; Tisi, S; Walker-Smith, S; Hogerheijde, MR; Bastien, P; Bresnahan, D; Butner, H; Chen, M; Chrysostomou, A; Coudé, S; Davis, CJ; Drabek-Maunder, E; Duarte-Cabral, A; Fiege, J; Friberg, P; Friesen, R; Fuller, GA; Graves, S; Greaves, J; Gregson, J; Holland, W; Joncas, G; Knee, LBG; Mairs, S; Marsh, K; Matthews, BC; Moriarty-Schieven, G; Mowat, C; Rawlings, J; Richer, J; Robertson, D; Rosolowsky, E; Rumble, D; Sadavoy, S; Thomas, H; Tothill, N; Viti, S; White, GJ; Wouterloot, J; Yates, J; Zhu, M (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2016-10-14)
    We present observations of the Cepheus Flare obtained as part of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) Gould Belt Legacy Survey (GBLS) with the SCUBA-2 instrument. We produce a catalogue of sources found by SCUBA-2, and ...
  • The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: Dense Core Clusters in Orion A 

    Lane, J; Kirk, H; Johnstone, D; Mairs, S; Di Francesco, J; Sadavoy, S; Hatchell, J; Berry, DS; Jenness, T; Hogerheijde, MR; Ward-Thompson, D; The JCMT Gould Belt Survey Team (American Astronomical Society / IOP Publishing, 2016-12-06)
    The Orion A molecular cloud is one of the most well-studied nearby star-forming regions, and includes regions of both highly clustered and more dispersed star formation across its full extent. Here, we analyze dense, ...
  • JCMT in the new era 

    Hatchell, J; Ward-Thompson, D (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2016-10-01)
    Star-formation studies continue at the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope under new management, as Jennifer Hatchell and Derek Ward-Thompson report from an RAS meeting in March.
  • Toward multi-focal spot remote focusing two-photon microscopy for high speed imaging 

    Corbett, AD; Li, B; Chong, E; Mann, EO; Wilson, T; Booth, MJ; Bub, G (Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2017-01-28)
    Optical sectioning techniques using two-photon excitation of fluorescent indicators are central to diverse imaging applications. The limitations of the technique are low speed and undesirable specimen agitation. In our ...
  • Future Science Prospects for AMI 

    Grainge, K; Alexander, P; Battye, R; Birkinshaw, M; Blain, A; Bremer, M; Bridle, S; Brown, M; Davis, R; Dickinson, C; Edge, A; Efstathiou, G; Fender, R; Hardcastle, M; Hatchell, J; Hobson, M; Jarvis, M; Maughan, B; McHardy, I; Middleton, M; Lasenby, A; Saunders, R; Savini, G; Scaife, A; Smith, G; Thompson, M; White, G; Zarb-Adami, K; Allison, J; Buckle, J; Castro-Tirado, A; Chernyakova, M; Deane, R; Feroz, F; Santos, RG; Green, D; Hannikainen, D; Heywood, I; Hurley-Walker, N; Kneissl, R; Koljonen, K; Kulkarni, S; Markoff, S; MacTavish, C; McCollough, M; Migliari, S; Miller, JM; Miller-Jones, J; Olamaie, M; Paragi, Z; Pearson, T; Pooley, G; Pottschmidt, K; Rebolo, R; Richer, J; Riley, J; Rodriguez, J; Rodriguez-Gonzalvez, C; Rushton, A; Savolainen, P; Scott, P; Shimwell, T; Tavani, M; Tomsick, J; Tudose, V; Heyden, KVD; Horst, AVD; Varlotta, A; Waldram, E; Wilms, J; Zdziarski, A; Zwart, J; Perrott, Y; Rumsey, C; Schammel, M (arXiv.org, 2012-08-17)
    The Arcminute Microkelvin Imager (AMI) is a telescope specifically designed for high sensitivity measurements of low-surface-brightness features at cm-wavelength and has unique, important capabilities. It consists of two ...
  • The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: A first look at Southern Orion A with SCUBA-2 

    Mairs, S; Johnstone, D; Kirk, H; Buckle, J; Berry, DS; Broekhoven-Fiene, H; Currie, MJ; Fich, M; Graves, S; Hatchell, J; Jenness, T; Mottram, JC; Nutter, D; Pattle, K; Pineda, JE; Salji, C; Di Francesco, J; Hogerheijde, MR; Ward-Thompson, D; Bastien, P; Bresnahan, D; Butner, H; Chen, M; Chrysostomou, A; Coudé, S; Davis, CJ; Drabek-Maunder, E; Duarte-Cabra, A; Fiege, J; Friberg, P; Friesen, R; Fuller, GA; Greaves, J; Gregson, J; Holland, W; Joncas, G; Kirk, JM; Knee, LBG; Marsh, K; Matthews, BC; Moriarty-Schieven, G; Mowat, C; Rawlings, J; Richer, J; Robertson, D; Rosolowsky, E; Rumble, D; Sadavoy, S; Thomas, H; Tothill, N; Viti, S; White, GJ; Wouterloot, J; Yates, J; Zhu, M (Oxford University Press (OUP) / Royal Astronomical Society, 2016-06-28)
    We present the JCMT Gould Belt Survey's first look results of the southern extent of the Orion A Molecular Cloud ( δ ≤ -5:31:27.5). Employing a two-step structure identification process, we construct individual catalogues ...
  • The JCMT Gould Belt Survey: A First Look at IC 5146 

    Johnstone, D; Ciccone, S; Kirk, H; Mairs, S; Buckle, J; Berry, DS; Broekhoven-Fiene, H; Currie, MJ; Hatchell, J; Jenness, T; Mottram, JC; Pattle, K; Tisi, S; Francesco, JD; Hogerheijde, MR; Ward-Thompson, D; Bastien, P; Bresnahan, D; Butner, H; Chen, M; Chrysostomou, A; Coudé, S; Davis, CJ; Drabek-Maunder, E; Duarte-Cabral, A; Fich, M; Fiege, J; Friberg, P; Friesen, R; Fuller, GA; Graves, S; Greaves, J; Gregson, J; Holland, W; Joncas, G; Kirk, JM; Knee, LBG; Marsh, K; Matthews, BC; Moriarty-Schieven, G; Mowat, C; Nutter, D; Pineda, JE; Salji, C; Rawlings, J; Richer, J; Robertson, D; Rosolowsky, E; Rumble, D; Sadavoy, S; Thomas, H; Tothill, N; Viti, S; White, GJ; Wouterloot, J; Yates, J; Zhu, M (American Astronomical Society / IOP Publishing, 2017-02-14)
    We present 450 and 850 μm submillimeter continuum observations of the IC 5146 star-forming region taken as part of the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Gould Belt Survey. We investigate the location of bright submillimeter ...
  • Time-resolved imaging of magnetic vortex dynamics using holography with extended reference autocorrelation by linear differential operator 

    Bukin, N; McKeever, C; Burgos-Parra, E; Keatley, PS; Hicken, RJ; Ogrin, FY; Beutier, G; Dupraz, M; Popescu, H; Jaouen, N; Yakhou-Harris, F; Cavill, SA; van der Laan, G (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-10-31)
    The magnetisation dynamics of the vortex core and Landau pattern of magnetic thin-film elements has been studied using holography with extended reference autocorrelation by linear differential operator (HERALDO). Here we ...
  • Structural colour from helicoidal cell-wall architecture in fruits of Margaritaria nobilis 

    Vignolini, S; Gregory, T; Kolle, M; Lethbridge, A; Moyroud, E; Steiner, U; Glover, BJ; Vukusic, P; Rudall, PJ (Royal Society, 2016-11-01)
    The bright and intense blue-green coloration of the fruits of Margaritaria nobilis (Phyllanthaceae) was investigated using polarization-resolved spectroscopy and transmission electron microscopy. Optical measurements of ...
  • Early transverse tubule development begins in utero in the sheep heart. 

    Munro, ML; Soeller, C (Springer Verlag, 2017-01-06)
    The ventricular cardiomyocytes of adult mammals contain invaginations of the plasma membrane known as transverse (t)-tubules. These regular structures are essential for the synchronisation of excitation-contraction (EC) ...
  • SPIRAL INSTABILITY CAN DRIVE THERMONUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS IN BINARY WHITE DWARF MERGERS 

    Kashyap, R; Fisher, R; Garcia-Berro, E; Aznar-Siguan, G; Ji, S; Loren-Aguilar, P (American Astronomical Society, 2015-02-04)
    Thermonuclear, or Type Ia supernovae (SNe Ia), originate from the explosion of carbon–oxygen white dwarfs, and serve as standardizable cosmological candles. However, despite their importance, the nature of the progenitor ...
  • Jarzynski equality for a gas particle driven out of equilibrium 

    Philbin, TG; Anders, J (arXiv.org, 2014-04-21)
    One particle in a classical perfect gas is driven out of equilibrium by changing its mass over a short time interval. The work done on the driven particle depends on its collisions with the other particles in the gas. This ...

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