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  • Efficient amplitude-modulated pulses for triple- to single-quantum coherence conversion in MQMAS NMR 

    Colaux, Henri; Dawson, Daniel M; Ashbrook, Sharon E (2014-07-21) - Journal article
    The conversion between multiple- and single-quantum coherences is integral to many nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) experiments of quadrupolar nuclei. This conversion is relatively inefficient when effected by a single ...
  • Efficient and rapid screening of novel adsorbents for carbon capture in the UK IGSCC project 

    Mangano, E.; Brandani, S.; Ferrari, M.C.; Ahn, H.; Friedrich, D.; Lozinska, M.L.; Wright, P.A.; Kahr, J.; Morris, R.; Croad, M.; McKeown, N.; Shamsipour, H.; Budd, P. (2013) - Journal article
    Here we present the results of the rapid screening of novel adsorbents for CO capture. The materials were synthesized as part of the Innovative Gas Separations for Carbon Capture (IGSCC) project, a UK wide consortium which ...
  • Efficient colour routing with a dispersion-controlled waveguide array 

    Liu, Yi-Kun; Wang, Si-Cong; Li, Yong-Yao; Song, Li-Yan; Xie, Xiang-Sheng; Feng, Ming-Neng; Xiao, Zhi-Ming; Deng, Shao-Zhi; Zhou, Jian-Ying; Li, Jun-Tao; Wong, Kam Sing; Krauss, Thomas F. (2013-02) - Journal article
    Splitting white light into its constituent spectral components has been of interest ever since Newton first discovered the phenomenon of color separation. Many devices have since been conceived to achieve efficient wavelength ...
  • Efficient eco-friendly inverted quantum dot sensitized solar cells 

    Park, Jinhyung; Sajjad, Muhammad Tariq; Jouneau, Pierre-Henri; Ruseckas, Arvydas; Faure-Vincent, Jérôme; Samuel, Ifor David William; Reiss, Peter; Aldakov, Dmitry (2016-01-21) - Journal article
    Recent progress in quantum dot (QD) sensitized solar cells has demonstrated the possibility of low-cost and efficient photovoltaics. However, the standard device structure based on n-type materials often suffers from slow ...
  • Efficient encoding of stereo information produces sparser responses to natural binocular images 

    Hunter, David William; Hibbard, Paul Barry (2012-05-22) - Conference poster
    Li and Atick proposed a theory of efficient stereo coding in which the two eyes’ signals are transformed into uncorrelated binocular summation and differencing channels (Li & Atick (1994) Network, 5, 157-174; Li (1995) in ...
  • Efficient genome engineering of Toxoplasma gondii using CRISPR/Cas9 

    Sidik, Saima M.; Hackett, Caroline G.; Tran, Fanny; Westwood, Nicholas J.; Lourido, Sebastian (2014-06-27) - Journal article
    Toxoplasma gondii is a parasite of humans and animals, and a model for other apicomplexans including Plasmodium spp., the causative agents of malaria. Despite many advances, manipulating the T. gondii genome remains labor ...
  • Efficient light-emitting electrochemical cells using small molecular weight, ionic, host-guest systems 

    Pertegás, Antonio; Wong, Michael Yin; Sessolo, Michele; Zysman-Colman, Eli; Bolink, Henk J. (2016) - Journal article
    Light-emitting electrochemical cells (LECs) based on fluorescent host-guest small molecules system are reported. The LECs show electroluminescence coming solely from the guest, with an external quantum efficiency (EQE) of ...
  • An efficient method for the in vitro production of Azol(in)e-based cyclic peptides 

    Houssen, W.E.; Bent, A.F.; McEwan, A.R.; Pieiller, N.; Tabudravu, J.; Koehnke, J.; Mann, G.; Adaba, R.I.; Thomas, L.; Hawas, U.W.; Liu, H.; Schwarz-Linek, U.; Smith, M.C.M.; Naismith, J.H.; Jaspars, M. (2014-12-15) - Journal article
    Heterocycle-containing cyclic peptides are promising scaffolds for the pharmaceutical industry but their chemical synthesis is very challenging. A new universal method has been devised to prepare these compounds by using ...
  • Efficient monitoring of large scale infrastructure as a service clouds 

    Ward, Jonathan Stuart (University of St Andrews, 2015) - Thesis
    Cloud computing has had a transformative effect upon distributed systems research. It has been one of the precursors of supposed big data revolution and has amplified the scale of software, networks, data and ...
  • Efficient nash equilibrium under adverse selection 

    Diasakos, Theodoros; Koufopoulos, Kostas (University of St Andrews, 2013-08) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper revisits the problem of adverse selection in the insurance market of Rothschild and Stiglitz (QJE, 1976). We propose a simple extension of the game-theoretic structure in Hellwig (EER, 1987) under which Nash-type ...
  • An efficient one-step site-directed deletion, insertion, single and multiple-site plasmid mutagenesis protocol 

    Liu, Huanting; Naismith, James Henderson (2008-12-04) - Journal article
    Background: Mutagenesis plays an essential role in molecular biology and biochemistry. It has also been used in enzymology and protein science to generate proteins which are more tractable for biophysical techniques. The ...
  • Efficient phagocytosis and laccase activity affect the outcome of HIV-associated cryptococcosis 

    Sabiiti, Wilber; Robertson, Emma; Beale, Mathew A; Johnston, Simon A; Brouwer, Annemarie E; Loyse, Angela; Jarvis, Joseph N; Gilbert, Andrew S; Fisher, Matthew C; Harrison, Thomas S; May, Robin C; Bicanic, Tihana (2014-05-01) - Journal article
    Background. Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) is a leading cause of HIV-associated mortality globally. High fungal burden in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) at diagnosis and poor fungal clearance during treatment are recognized adverse ...
  • An efficient route for the synthesis of phosphorus-selenium macro-heterocycles 

    Hua, Guoxiong; Slawin, Alexandra M. Z.; Randall, Rebecca A. M.; Cordes, David B.; Crawford, Luke; Buehl, Michael; Woollins, J. Derek (2013-04) - Journal article
    Four-membered ring [PhP(Se)(mu-Se)](2) (Woollins' reagent, WR) reacts with disodium alkenyl-diols followed by in situ ring-closure reaction with appropriate dibromoalkanes affording a series of unusual nine-to fifteen-membered ...
  • Efficient single photon collection using a μ-fiber-coupled microcavity 

    Lee, Chang Min; Lim, Hee Jin; Schneider, Christian; Maier, Sebastian; Höfling, Sven; Kamp, Martin; Lee, Yong Hee (IEEE, 2016-01-07) - Conference item
    Efficient single photon collection is demonstrated based on a μ-fiber-coupled photonic crystal cavity. 249 kHz of single photons are detected, and estimated single photon count rate (overall collection efficiency) is 20 ...
  • Efficient single photon source based on μ-fibre-coupled tunable microcavity 

    Lee, C.-M.; Lim, H.-J.; Schneider, C.; Maier, S.; Höfling, Sven; Kamp, M.; Lee, Y.-H. (2015-09-22) - Journal article
    Efficient and fast on-demand single photon sources have been sought after as critical components of quantum information science. We report an efficient and tunable single photon source based on an InAs quantum dot (QD) ...
  • Efficient slow-light coupling in a photonic crystal waveguide without transition region 

    White, T. P.; Botten, L. C.; de Sterke, C. Martijn; Dossou, K. B.; McPhedran, R. C. (2008-11-15) - Journal article
    We consider the coupling into a slow mode that appears near an inflection point in the band structure of a photonic crystal waveguide. Remarkably, the coupling into this slow mode, which has a group index n(g) > 1000, can ...
  • Efficient synthesis of novel chalcogen-containing derivatives of DNA nucleobases 

    Hua, Guoxiong; Du, Junyi; Cordes, David Bradford; Slawin, Alexandra Martha Zoya; Woollins, J Derek (2015-03-25) - Journal article
    The formation of a library of chalcogen-containing DNA nucleobase derivatives is presented. Reacting easily accessible 9-(2-bromoethyl)adenine with chalcogen-containing nucleophilic reagents led to a series of novel ...
  • Eggshell appearance does not signal maternal corticosterone exposure in japanese quail : an experimental study with brown-spotted eggs 

    Duval, Camille; Cassey, Phillip; Lovell, Paul G.; Miksik, Ivan; Reynolds, S. James; Spencer, Karen A. (2013-12-03) - Journal article
    Reproduction is a critical period for birds as they have to cope with many stressful events. One consequence of an acute exposure to stress is the release of corticosterone, the avian stress hormone. Prolonged stress can ...
  • EL CVn-type binaries - discovery of 17 helium white dwarf precursors in bright eclipsing binary star systems 

    Maxted, P. F. L.; Bloemen, S.; Heber, U.; Geier, S.; Wheatley, P. J.; Marsh, T. R.; Breedt, E.; Sebastian, D.; Faillace, G.; Owen, C.; Pulley, D.; Smith, D.; Kolb, U.; Haswell, C. A.; Southworth, J.; Anderson, D. R.; Smalley, B.; Cameron, A. Collier; Hebb, L.; Simpson, E. K.; West, R. G.; Bochinski, J.; Busuttil, R.; Hadigal, S. (2014-01-11) - Journal article
    The star 1SWASP J024743.37-251549.2 was recently discovered to be a binary star in which an A-type dwarf star eclipses the remnant of a disrupted red giant star (WASP 0247-25 B). The remnant is in a rarely observed state ...
  • El exilio en la poesía de Tomás Segovia y Angelina Muñiz Huberman 

    Tasis Moratinos, Eduardo (University of St Andrews, 2011-05-23) - Thesis
    Tomás Segovia and Angelina Muñiz Huberman belong to a group of writers known as «Hispanomexicanos». Most approaches to this generation have been towards the role that exile plays in their early work, paying almost no ...