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  • Ferroelectric relaxor quantum crystals 

    Scott, J. F. (2018-04-21) - Journal article
    A discussion is given of ferroelectrics (FEs) that have their Curie temperatures Tc very near absolute zero. These have differences in their dynamics in comparison with higher-temperature systems, since domain wall motion ...
  • Philosophical perspectives on the stigma of mental illness 

    Nowak, Lisa Rebecca (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
    This thesis is concerned with philosophical perspectives on the stigma of mental illness, with each chapter exploring different philosophical issues. Chapter one delineates the central concept around which the rest of the ...
  • Mortality, ethnicity, and country of birth on a national scale, 2001–2013 : a retrospective cohort (Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study) 

    Bhopal, Raj S.; Gruer, Laurence; Cezard, Genevieve; Douglas, Anne; Steiner, Markus F. C.; Millard, Andrew; Buchanan, Duncan; Katikireddi, S. Vittal; Sheikh, Aziz (2018-03-01) - Journal article
    Background: Migrant and ethnic minority groups are often assumed to have poor health relative to the majority population. Few countries have the capacity to study a key indicator, mortality, by ethnicity and country of ...
  • ProFound : source extraction and application to modern survey data 

    Robotham, A. S. G.; Davies, L. J. M.; Driver, S. P.; Koushan, S.; Taranu, D. S.; Casura, S.; Liske, J. (2018-05) - Journal article
    We introduce ProFound, a source finding and image analysis package. ProFound provides methods to detect sources in noisy images, generate segmentation maps identifying the pixels belonging to each source, and measure ...
  • Accretion disk reverberation with Hubble Space Telescope observations of NGC 4593 : evidence for diffuse continuum lags 

    Cackett, Edward M.; Chiang, Chia-Ying; McHardy, Ian; Edelson, Rick; Goad, Michael R.; Horne, Keith; Korista, Kirk T. (2018-04-12) - Journal article
    The Seyfert 1 galaxy NGC 4593 was monitored spectroscopically with the Hubble Space Telescope as part of a reverberation mapping campaign that also included Swift, Kepler and ground-based photometric monitoring. During ...

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