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  • Chimera states in networks of phase oscillators: the case of two small populations 

    Panaggio, Mark J.; Abrams, Daniel M.; Ashwin, Peter; Laing, Carlo R. (Arxiv.org, 2015-08-12)
    Chimera states are dynamical patterns in networks of coupled oscillators in which regions of synchronous and asynchronous oscillation coexist. Although these states are typically observed in large ensembles of oscillators ...
  • CHIMPS: the 13CO/C18O (J = 3 → 2) Heterodyne Inner Milky Way Plane Survey 

    Rigby, AJ; Moore, TJT; Plume, R; Eden, DJ; Urquhart, JS; Thompson, MA; Mottram, JC; Brunt, CM; Butner, HM; Dempsey, JT; Gibson, SJ; Hatchell, J; Jenness, T; Kuno, N; Longmore, SN; Morgan, LK; Polychroni, D; Thomas, H; White, GJ; Zhu, M (Oxford University Press, 2016-03-01)
    We present the 13CO/C18O (J = 3 → 2) Heterodyne Inner Milky Way Plane Survey (CHIMPS) which has been carried out using the Heterodyne Array Receiver Program on the 15 m James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT) in Hawaii. The ...
  • Chitosan amphiphile coating of peptide nanofibres reduces liver uptake and delivers the peptide to the brain on intravenous administration. 

    Lalatsa, A; Schätzlein, Andreas G.; Briggs, M; Godfrey, L; Iannitelli, A; Uchegbu, Ijeoma F.; Garrett, Natalie; Moger, Julian; Freeman, Jay (Elsevier, 2015-01-10)
    The clinical development of neuropeptides has been limited by a combination of the short plasma half-life of these drugs and their ultimate failure to permeate the blood brain barrier. Peptide nanofibres have been used to ...
  • Chloroplasts play a central role in plant defence and are targeted by pathogen effectors 

    de Torres, M; Littlejohn, George; Jayaraman, S; Studholme, David J.; Bailey, Trevor C.; Lawson, T; Delfino, L; Licht, D; Truman, W; Bölter, B; Mansfield, J; Tillich, M; Smirnoff, Nicholas; Grant, Murray (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-06-01)
    Microbe associated molecular pattern (MAMP) receptors in plants recognize MAMPs and activate basal defences; however a complete understanding of the molecular and physiological mechanisms conferring immunity remains elusive. ...
  • The chronology and kinematics of late Palaeozoic deformation in the NW contact metamorphic aureole of the Land's End Granite 

    Hughes, S.P.; Strickland, R.J.; Shail, R.K.; LeBoutillier, N.G.; Alexander, A.C.; Thomas, M. (The Ussher Society, 2009)
    A structural investigation of coastal exposures between Cape Cornwall and Pendeen Watch, in the NW contact metamorphic aureole of the Land’s End Granite, has confirmed a similar deformation chronology as in a reference ...
  • Circularly polarized colour reflection from helicoidal structures in the beetle Plusiotis boucardi 

    Jewell, Sharon A.; Vukusic, Peter; Roberts, N. W. (Institute of Physics and Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, 2007)
    A detailed optical study of the iridescent outer-shell of the beetle Plusiotis boucardi has revealed a novel microstructure which controls both the polarization and wavelength of reflected light. A previously unreported ...
  • Civil structure condition assessment by FE model updating: Methodology and case studies 

    Brownjohn, James; Xia, Pin-Qi; Hao, H; Xia, Y (Elsevier, 2001-09-01)
    Development of methodology for accurate and reliable condition assessment of civil structures has become increasingly important. In particular, the finite element (FE) model updating method has been successfully used for ...
  • A class of exactly solvable models for the Schrodinger equation 

    Downing, C.A. (Springer Verlag, 2013)
    We present a class of confining potentials which allow one to reduce the one-dimensional Schroodinger equation to a named equation of mathematical physics, namely either Bessel's or Whittaker's differential equation. In ...
  • Classification of robust heteroclinic cycles for vector fields in R3 with symmetry 

    Hawker, David; Ashwin, Peter (Institute of Physics, 2005)
    We consider a classification of robust heteroclinic cycles in the positive octant of R3 under the action of the symmetry group (Z2)3. We introduce a coding system to represent different classes up to a topological equivalence, ...
  • Classification of wave regimes in excitable systems with linear cross diffusion 

    Tsyganov, M. A.; Biktashev, V. N. (American Physical Society, 2014)
    We consider principal properties of various wave regimes in two selected excitable systems with linear cross diffusion in one spatial dimension observed at different parameter values. This includes fixed-shape propagating ...
  • Climate impacts of geoengineering marine stratocumulus clouds 

    Jones, Andy; Haywood, James M.; Boucher, Olivier (American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2009)
    [1] Theoretical potential geoengineering solutions to the global warming problem have recently been proposed. Here, we present an idealized study of the climate response to deliberately seeding large-scale stratocumulus ...
  • Climate impacts of the southern annular mode simulated by the CMIP3 models 

    Karpechko, Alexey Yu; Gillett, Nathan P.; Marshall, Gareth J.; Screen, James A. (American Meteorological Society, 2009)
    The southern annular mode (SAM) has a well-established impact on climate in the Southern Hemisphere. The strongest response in surface air temperature (SAT) is observed in the Antarctic, but the SAM’s area of influence ...
  • Climate model response from the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) 

    Kravitz, B; Caldeira, K; Boucher, O; Robock, A; Rasch, PJ; Alterskjær, K; Karam, DB; Cole, JNS; Curry, CL; Haywood, JM; Irvine, PJ; Ji, D; Jones, A; Kristjánsson, JE; Lunt, DJ; Moore, JC; Niemeier, U; Schmidt, H; Schulz, M; Singh, B; Tilmes, S; Watanabe, S; Yang, S; Yoon, JH (American Geophysical Union, 2013-08-09)
    Solar geoengineering - deliberate reduction in the amount of solar radiation retained by the Earth - has been proposed as a means of counteracting some of the climatic effects of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. We ...
  • Climate predictions: the influence of nonlinearity and randomness 

    Thompson, J.M.; Sieber, J. (Royal Society, 2012)
    The current threat of global warming and the public demand for confident projections of climate change pose the ultimate challenge to science: predicting the future behaviour of a system of such overwhelming complexity as ...
  • Climate tipping as a noisy bifurcation: a predictive technique 

    Thompson, J.M.; Sieber, J. (Oxford University Press for Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, 2011)
    It is often known, from modelling studies, that a certain mode of climate tipping (of the oceanic thermohaline circulation, for example) is governed by an underlying fold bifurcation. For such a case, we present a scheme ...
  • Climate-Ozone Connections 

    Baldwin, M; Dameris, M (World Meteorological Organization, 2006)
  • Climate–carbon cycle feedback analysis: results from the C4MIP model intercomparison 

    Friedlingstein, P; Cox, Peter M.; Betts, R. A.; Bopp, L.; Von Bloh, W.; Brovkin, Victor; Cadule, P.; Doney, S.; Eby, M.; Fung, I.; Bala, G.; John, J.; Jones, Chris D.; Joos, F.; Kato, T.; Kawamiya, M.; Knorr, W.; Lindsay, K.; Matthews, H. D.; Raddatz, T.; Rayner, P.; Reick, C.; Roeckner, E.; Schnitzler, K.-G.; Schnur, R.; Strassmann, K.; Weaver, A. J.; Yoshikawa, C.; Zeng, N. (American Meteorological Society, 2006)
    Eleven coupled climate-carbon cycle models used a common protocol to study the coupling between climate change and the carbon cycle. The models were forced by historical emissions and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ...
  • Climatic impacts of land-use change due to crop yield increases and a universal carbon tax from a scenario model 

    Davies-Barnard, Taraka; Valdes, P.J.; Singarayer, J.S.; Jones, Chris D. (American Meteorological Society, 2014-02)
    Future land cover will have a significant impact on climate and is strongly influenced by the extent of agricultural land use. Differing assumptions of crop yield increase and carbon pricing mitigation strategies affect ...
  • Climatic impacts of stratospheric geoengineering with sulfate, black carbon and titania injection 

    Jones, AC; Haywood, James M.; Jones, A (European Geosciences Union (EGU) / Copernicus Publications, 2015-11-03)
    In this paper, we examine the potential climatic effects of geoengineering by sulfate, black carbon and titania injection against a baseline RCP8.5 scenario. We use the HadGEM2-CCS model to simulate scenarios in which the ...
  • Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin H149A mutant as a platform for receptor binding studies 

    Bokori-Brown, Monika; Kokkinidou, Maria C.; Savva, Christos G.; Fernandes da Costa, Sérgio P.; Naylor, Claire E.; Cole, Ambrose R.; Moss, David S.; Basak, Ajit K.; Titball, Richard W. (Wiley, 2013-05)
    Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin (Etx) is a pore-forming toxin responsible for a severe and rapidly fatal enterotoxemia of ruminants. The toxin is classified as a category B bioterrorism agent by the U.S. Government ...