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  • The AEROPATH project targeting Pseudomonas aeruginosa : crystallographic studies for assessment of potential targets in early-stage drug discovery 

    Moynie, Lucile; Schnell, Robert; McMahon, Stephen A.; Sandalova, Tatyana; Abdelli Boulkeroua, Wassila; Schmidberger, Jason W.; Alphey, Magnus; Cukier, Cyprian; Duthie, Fraser; Kopec, Jolanta; Liu, Huanting; Jacewicz, Agata; Hunter, William N.; Naismith, James H.; Schneider, Gunter (2013-01) - Journal article
    Bacterial infections are increasingly difficult to treat owing to the spread of antibiotic resistance. A major concern is Gram-negative bacteria, for which the discovery of new antimicrobial drugs has been particularly ...
  • Development of a laser for differential absorption lidar measurement of atmospheric carbon dioxide 

    Robinson, Iain; Jack, James W.; Rae, Cameron F.; Moncrieff, John B. (SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2014) - Conference item
    In the quest for a better understanding of climate change, greater importance is attached to monitoring the levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide to gain an improved knowledge of sources and sinks. Remote sensing is a ...
  • A family of zeolites with controlled pore size prepared using a top-down method 

    Roth, Wieslaw J.; Nachtigall, Petr; Morris, Russell Edward; Wheatley, Paul Stewart; Seymour, Valerie Ruth; Ashbrook, Sharon Elizabeth Marie; Chlubna, Pavla; Grajciar, Lukas; Polozij, Miroslav; Zukal, Arnost; Shvets, Oleksiy; Cejka, Jiri (2013-07) - Journal article
    The properties of zeolites, and thus their suitability for different applications, are intimately connected with their structures. Synthesizing specific architectures is therefore important, but has remained challenging. ...
  • From phenylalkylcyanamides to heterocyclic selenazadiphospholaminediselenides and carbamidoyl(phenyl) phosphinodiselenoic acids 

    Hua, Guoxiong; Zhang, Qingzhi; Li, Yang; Slawin, Alexandra Martha Zoya; Woollins, J Derek (2008-11) - Journal article
    The reaction of 2,4-bis(phenyl)-1,3-diselenadiphosphetane-2,4- diselenide (Woollins' Reagent, WR) with phenylalkyl-cyanamides (RR'NC N, R = PhCH2CH2, R' = CH3 and R = PhCH2CH2CH2, R' = H) in refluxing toluene led to novel ...
  • High-precision photometry by telescope defocusing - V. WASP-15 and WASP-16 

    Southworth, John; Mancini, L.; Browne, Paul; Burgdorf, M.; Calchi Novati, S.; Dominik, Martin; Gerner, T.; Hinse, T. C.; Jorgensen, U. G.; Kains, N.; Ricci, D.; Schaefer, S.; Schoenebeck, F.; Tregloan-Reed, J.; Alsubai, K. A.; Bozza, V.; Chen, G.; Dodds, Peter; Dreizler, S.; Fang, X. -S.; Finet, F.; Gu, S. -H.; Hardis, S.; Harpsoe, K.; Henning, Th; Hundertmark, M.; Jessen-Hansen, J.; Kerins, E.; Kjeldsen, H.; Liebig, Christine Elisabeth; Lund, M. N.; Lundkvist, M.; Mathiasen, M.; Nikolov, N.; Penny, M. T.; Proft, S.; Rahvar, S.; Sahu, K.; Scarpetta, G.; Skottfelt, J.; Snodgrass, C.; Surdej, J.; Wertz, O. (2013-09-11) - Journal article
    We present new photometric observations of WASP-15 and WASP-16, two transiting extrasolar planetary systems with measured orbital obliquities but without photometric follow-up since their discovery papers. Our new data for ...
  • (In,Ga)As/GaP electrical injection quantum dot laser 

    Heidemann, M.; Höfling, S.; Kamp, M. (2014-01-06) - Journal article
    The paper reports on the realization of multilayer (In,Ga)As/GaP quantum dot (QD) lasers grown by gas source molecular beam epitaxy. The QDs have been embedded in (Al,Ga)P/GaP waveguide structures. Laser operation at 710 ...
  • Longitudinal optical binding 

    Metzger, Nikolaus K. (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-24) - Thesis
    Longitudinal optical binding refers to the light induced self organisation of micro particles in one dimension. In this thesis I will present experimental and theoretical studies of the separation between two dielectric ...
  • A modular approach to triazole-containing chemical inducers of dimerisation for yeast three-hybrid screening 

    Tran, Fanny; Odell, Anahi V.; Ward, Gary E.; Westwood, Nicholas J. (2013-09-23) - Journal article
    The yeast three-hybrid (Y3H) approach shows considerable promise for the unbiased identification of novel small molecule-protein interactions. In recent years, it has been successfully used to link a number of bioactive ...
  • Perceived direction of motion determined by adaptation to static binocular images 

    May, Keith A.; Zhaoping, Li; Hibbard, Paul B. (2012-01-10) - Journal article
    In Li and Atick's [1, 2] theory of efficient stereo coding, the two eyes' signals are transformed into uncorrelated binocular summation and difference signals, and gain control is applied to the summation and differencing ...
  • Phonon-Induced Rabi-Frequency Renormalization of Optically Driven Single InGaAs/GaAs Quantum Dots 

    Ramsay, A. J.; Godden, T. M.; Boyle, S. J.; Gauger, E. M.; Nazir, A.; Lovett, Brendon William; Fox, A. M.; Skolnick, M. S. (2010-10-20) - Journal article
    We study optically driven Rabi rotations of a quantum dot exciton transition between 5 and 50 K, and for pulse areas of up to 14 pi. In a high driving field regime, the decay of the Rabi rotations is nonmonotonic, and the ...
  • Quantum dynamics of the damped harmonic oscillator 

    Philbin, T. G. (2012-08-31) - Journal article
    The quantum theory of the damped harmonic oscillator has been a subject of continual investigation since the 1930s. The obstacle to quantization created by the dissipation of energy is usually dealt with by including a ...
  • A short-duration pulse of ductile normal shear on the outer South Tibetan detachment in Bhutan : Alternating channel flow and critical taper mechanics of the eastern Himalaya 

    Chambers, Jennifer; Parrish, Randall; Argles, Tom; Harris, Nigel; Horstwood, Matthew (2011-03-11) - Journal article
    In easternmost Bhutan the South Tibetan detachment (STD) is a ductile shear zone that juxtaposes the Radi (or Sakteng) klippe of the Tethyan Sedimentary Series from underlying high-grade Greater Himalayan rocks. In situ ...
  • Structure of PatF from Prochloron didemni 

    Bent, Andrew F.; Koehnke, Jesko; Houssen, Wael E.; Smith, Margaret C. M.; Jaspars, Marcel; Naismith, James H. (2013-05-23) - Journal article
    Patellamides are macrocyclic peptides with potent biological effects and are a subset of the cyanobactins. Cyanobactins are natural products that are produced by a series of enzymatic transformations and a common modification ...
  • Structure of Schmallenberg orthobunyavirus nucleoprotein suggests a novel mechanism of genome encapsidation 

    Dong, Haohao; Li, Ping; Elliott, Richard M.; Dong, Changjiang (2013-05) - Journal article
    Schmallenberg virus (SBV), a newly emerged orthobunyavirus (family Bunyaviridae), has spread rapidly across Europe and has caused congenital abnormalities in the offspring of cattle, sheep, and goats. Like other ...
  • Synthesis of visible-light-activated yellow amorphous TiO2 photocatalyst 

    Randorn, Chamnan; Irvine, John Thomas Sirr; Robertson, Peter (2008) - Journal article
    Visible-light-activated yellow amorphous TiO2 (yam-TiO2) was synthesised by a simple and organic-free precipitation method. TiN, an alternative precursor for TiO2 preparation, was dissolved in hydrogen peroxide under acidic ...
  • Temperature, age of mating and starvation determine the role of maternal effects on sex allocation in the mealybug Planococcus citri 

    Ross, Laura; Dealey, Elizabeth J.; Beukeboom, Leo W.; Shuker, David M. (2011-05) - Journal article
    Environmental effects on sex allocation are common, yet the evolutionary significance of these effects remains poorly understood. Environmental effects might influence parents, such that their condition directly influences ...
  • Temperature-dependent Mollow triplet spectra from a single quantum dot : Rabi frequency renormalization and sideband linewidth insensitivity 

    Wei, Yu-Jia; He, Yu; He, Yu-Ming; Lu, Chao-Yang; Pan, Jian-Wei; Schneider, Christian; Kamp, Martin; Hoefling, Sven; McCutcheon, Dara P. S.; Nazir, Ahsan (2014-08-28) - Journal article
    We investigate temperature-dependent resonance fluorescence spectra obtained from a single self-assembled quantum dot. A decrease of the Mollow triplet sideband splitting is observed with increasing temperature, an effect ...
  • The well-aligned orbit of Wasp-84b : evidence for disk migration of a hot Jupiter 

    Anderson, D. R.; Triaud, A. H. M. J.; Turner, O. D.; Brown, D. J. A.; Clark, B. J. M.; Smalley, B.; Cameron, A. Collier; Doyle, A. P.; Gillon, M.; Hellier, C.; Lovis, C.; Maxted, P. F. L.; Pollacco, D.; Queloz, D.; Smith, A. M. S. (2015-02-10) - Journal article
    We report the sky-projected orbital obliquity (spin–orbit angle) of WASP-84 b, a 0.69 planet in an 8.52 day orbit around a G9V/K0V star, to be λ = −0.3 ± 1.7°. We obtain a true obliquity of ψ = 17.3 ± 7.7° from a measurement ...
  • Wetting and interactions of Ag–Cu–Ti and Ag–Cu–Ni alloys with ceramic and steel substrates for use as sealing materials in a DCFC stack 

    Triantafyllou, G.; Irvine, J. T. S. (2016-02) - Journal article
    Ag and Ag-based pseudo-alloys were evaluated in terms of application as metal brazes for the use in a hybrid direct carbon fuel cell stack. This paper reports on a series of wetting experiments on systems of pure Ag as ...