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Remarkable thermal conductivity enhancement in Ag - decorated graphene nanocomposites based nanofluid by laser liquid solid interaction in ethylene glycol (2020)
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Mbambo, M., Khamlich, S., Khamliche, T., Moodley, M., Kaviyarasu, K., Madiba, I., …Maaza, M. (2020). Remarkable thermal conductivity enhancement in Ag - decorated graphene nanocomposites based nanofluid by laser liquid solid interaction in ethylene glycol. Scientific Reports, 10, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67418-3

We report on the synthesis and enhanced thermal conductivity of stable Ag-decorated 2-D graphene nanocomposite in ethylene glycol based nanofluid by laser liquid solid interaction. A surfactant free nanofluid of Ag nanoparticles anchored onto the 2-D... Read More about Remarkable thermal conductivity enhancement in Ag - decorated graphene nanocomposites based nanofluid by laser liquid solid interaction in ethylene glycol.

Feasibility of integrated high‐wavenumber Raman imaging and fingerprint Raman spectroscopy for fast margin assessment in breast cancer surgery (2020)
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Liao, Z., Lizio, M. G., Corden, C., Khout, H., Rakha, E., & Notingher, I. (2020). Feasibility of integrated high‐wavenumber Raman imaging and fingerprint Raman spectroscopy for fast margin assessment in breast cancer surgery. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, https://doi.org/10.1002/jrs.5937

Intraoperative assessment of surgical margins remains one of the main challenges in cancer surgery. Raman spectroscopy can detect cancer cells with high accuracy, but it is time‐consuming. In this paper, we investigated a selective‐sampling Raman spe... Read More about Feasibility of integrated high‐wavenumber Raman imaging and fingerprint Raman spectroscopy for fast margin assessment in breast cancer surgery.

Quantifying the core deficit in classical schizophrenia (2020)
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Rathnaiah, M., Liddle, E., Gascoyne, L., Kumar, J., Zia Ul Haq Katshu, M., Faruqi, C., …Liddle, P. F. (2020). Quantifying the core deficit in classical schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin Open, 1(1), https://doi.org/10.1093/schizbullopen/sgaa031

In the classical descriptions of schizophrenia, Kraepelin and Bleuler recognised disorganization and impoverishment of mental activity as fundamental symptoms. Their classical descriptions also included a tendency to persisting disability. The psycho... Read More about Quantifying the core deficit in classical schizophrenia.

Constraints on the cosmic string loop collapse fraction from primordial black holes (2020)
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James-Turner, C., Weil, D. P. B., Green, A. M., & Copeland, E. J. (2020). Constraints on the cosmic string loop collapse fraction from primordial black holes. Physical Review D, 101(12), https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevd.101.123526

A small fraction, f , of cosmic string loops can collapse to form Primordial Black Holes (PBHs). Constraints on the abundance of PBHs can therefore be used to constrain f. We update these calculations, taking into account the PBH extended mass functi... Read More about Constraints on the cosmic string loop collapse fraction from primordial black holes.

The MRI colonic function test: Reproducibility of the Macrogol stimulus challenge (2020)
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Hoad, C., Spiller, R., Gowland, P., Marciani, L., Corsetti, M., Coupland, C., …Atkinson, D. (in press). The MRI colonic function test: Reproducibility of the Macrogol stimulus challenge. Neurogastroenterology and Motility,

Background Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the colonic response to a macrogol challenge drink can be used to assess the mechanisms underlying severe constipation. We measured the intra-subject reproducibility of MRI measures of colonic funct... Read More about The MRI colonic function test: Reproducibility of the Macrogol stimulus challenge.

Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars (2020)
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Kovalyuk, Z. D., Huffaker, D. L., Chang, T., Bhuiyan, M. A., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Mazumder, D., …Patanè, A. (2020). Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars. Advanced Optical Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adom.202000828

Controlling the propagation and intensity of an optical signal is central to several technologies ranging from quantum communication to signal processing. These require a versatile class of functional materials with tailored electronic and optical pr... Read More about Enhanced Optical Emission from 2D InSe Bent onto Si‐Pillars.

Application of spherical harmonics for DEER data analysis in systems with a conformational distribution (2020)
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Potapov, A. (2020). Application of spherical harmonics for DEER data analysis in systems with a conformational distribution. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmr.2020.106769

Double electron–electron resonance (DEER) and other pulse electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) techniques are valuable tools for determining distances between paramagnetic centres. DEER theory is well developed for a scenario where relative orientat... Read More about Application of spherical harmonics for DEER data analysis in systems with a conformational distribution.

Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults (2020)
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Krishnasamy, S., Lomer, M. C. E., Marciani, L., Hoad, C. L., Pritchard, S. E., Paul, J., …Spiller, R. C. (in press). Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults. Journal of Nutrition,

Background: Whole apples produce greater satiety than processed apples, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Objective: Our aim was to assess the intragastric processing of apple preparations and the associated small and large bowel conten... Read More about Processing apples to puree or juice speeds gastric emptying and reduces postprandial intestinal volumes and satiety in healthy adults.

New Polymorphs of Two-Dimensional Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties (2020)
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Sun, Y., Li, Y., Li, T., Biswas, K., Patanè, A., & Zhang, L. (2020). New Polymorphs of Two-Dimensional Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties. Advanced Functional Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202001920

The two-dimensional (2D) semiconductor indium selenide (InSe) has attracted significant interest due its unique electronic band structure, high electron mobility and wide tunability of its band gap energy achieved by varying the layer thickness. All... Read More about New Polymorphs of Two-Dimensional Indium Selenide with Enhanced Electronic Properties.

Reaching the quantum Hall regime with rotating Rydberg-dressed atoms (2020)
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Burrello, M., Lesanovsky, I., & Trombettoni, A. (2020). Reaching the quantum Hall regime with rotating Rydberg-dressed atoms. Physical Review Research, 2(2), https://doi.org/10.1103/physrevresearch.2.023290

Despite the striking progress in the field of quantum gases, one of their much anticipated applications—the simulation of quantum Hall states—remains elusive: all experimental approaches so far have failed in reaching a sufficiently small ratio betwe... Read More about Reaching the quantum Hall regime with rotating Rydberg-dressed atoms.

Investigation of the structural, optical and electrical properties of indium-doped TiO2 thin films grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition technique on low and high index GaAs planes (2020)
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Al mashary, F. S., Felix, J. F., Ferreira, S. O., de Souza, D., Gobato, Y. G., Chauhan, J., …Alyamani, A. Y. (2020). Investigation of the structural, optical and electrical properties of indium-doped TiO2 thin films grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition technique on low and high index GaAs planes. Materials Science and Engineering: B, 259, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mseb.2020.114578

© 2020 Elsevier B.V. The properties of In-doped TiO2 grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition on (1 0 0) and (3 1 1)B GaAs substrates have been investigated. X-ray diffraction and photoluminescence results have shown that samples grown on (3 1 1)B GaAs plane... Read More about Investigation of the structural, optical and electrical properties of indium-doped TiO2 thin films grown by Pulsed Laser Deposition technique on low and high index GaAs planes.

The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe (2020)
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Felton, J., Blundo, E., Ling, S., Glover, J., Kudrynskyi, Z. R., Makarovsky, O., …Patané, A. (2020). The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe. Molecules, 25(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25112526

The emergence of the hydrogen economy requires development in the storage, generation and sensing of hydrogen. The indium selenide (γ-InSe) van der Waals (vdW) crystal shows promise for technologies in all three of these areas. For these applications... Read More about The Interaction of Hydrogen with the van der Waals Crystal γ-InSe.

Complementary Lateral-Spin-Orbit Building Blocks for Programmable Logic and In-Memory Computing (2020)
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Zhang, N., Cao, Y., Li, Y., Rushforth, A., Ji, Y., Zheng, H., & Wang, K. (in press). Complementary Lateral-Spin-Orbit Building Blocks for Programmable Logic and In-Memory Computing. Advanced Electronic Materials,

Current-driven switching of nonvolatile spintronic materials and devices based on spin-orbit torques offer fast data processing speed, low power consumption, and unlimited endurance for future information processing applications. Analogous to convent... Read More about Complementary Lateral-Spin-Orbit Building Blocks for Programmable Logic and In-Memory Computing.

SDSS-IV MaNGA: Spatially resolved star formation in barred galaxies (2020)
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Fraser-McKelvie, A., Aragón-Salamanca, A., Merrifield, M., Masters, K., Nair, P., Emsellem, E., …Neumann, J. (2020). SDSS-IV MaNGA: Spatially resolved star formation in barred galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1416

A novel wave-energy device is presented. Both a preliminary proof-of-principle of a working, scaled laboratory version of the energy device is shown as well as the derivation and analysis of a comprehensive mathematical and numerical model of the new... Read More about SDSS-IV MaNGA: Spatially resolved star formation in barred galaxies.

SDSS-IV MaNGA: Excavating the fossil record of stellar populations in spiral galaxies (2020)
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Peterken, T., Merrifield, M., Aragón-Salamanca, A., Fraser-McKelvie, A., Avila-Reese, V., Riffel, R., …Drory, N. (2020). SDSS-IV MaNGA: Excavating the fossil record of stellar populations in spiral galaxies. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa1303

We perform a “fossil record” analysis for ≈800 low-redshift spiral galaxies, using STARLIGHT applied to integral field spectroscopic observations from the SDSS-IV MaNGA survey to obtain fully spatially-resolved high-resolution star formation historie... Read More about SDSS-IV MaNGA: Excavating the fossil record of stellar populations in spiral galaxies.

Low-energy switching of antiferromagnetic CuMnAs/GaP using sub-10 nanosecond current pulses (2020)
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Omari, K. A., Barton, L. X., Amin, O., Campion, R. P., Rushforth, A. W., Kent, A. J., …Edmonds, K. W. (2020). Low-energy switching of antiferromagnetic CuMnAs/GaP using sub-10 nanosecond current pulses. Journal of Applied Physics, 127(19), https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0006183

The recently discovered electrical-induced switching of antiferromagnetic (AF) materials that have spatial inversion asymmetry has enriched the field of spintronics immensely and opened the door for the concept of antiferromagnetic memory devices. Cu... Read More about Low-energy switching of antiferromagnetic CuMnAs/GaP using sub-10 nanosecond current pulses.

Neural correlates of the dual pathway model for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents (2020)
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Shen, C., Luo, Q., Jia, T., Zhao, Q., Desrivières, S., Quinlan, E., …Sahakian, B. J. (2020). Neural correlates of the dual pathway model for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents. American Journal of Psychiatry, https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ajp.2020.19020183

Objective: The dual-pathway model has been proposed to explain the heterogeneity in symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) by two independent psychological pathways based on distinct brain circuits. The authors sought to test... Read More about Neural correlates of the dual pathway model for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in adolescents.

Selective NMR observation of the SEI–metal interface by dynamic nuclear polarisation from lithium metal (2020)
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Hope, M. A., Rinkel, B. L. D., Gunnarsdóttir, A. B., Märker, K., Menkin, S., Paul, S., …Grey, C. P. (2020). Selective NMR observation of the SEI–metal interface by dynamic nuclear polarisation from lithium metal. Nature Communications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16114-x

While lithium metal represents the ultimate high-energy-density battery anode material, its use is limited by dendrite formation and associated safety risks, motivating studies of the solid–electrolyte interphase layer that forms on the lithium, whic... Read More about Selective NMR observation of the SEI–metal interface by dynamic nuclear polarisation from lithium metal.


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