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  • Algorithm-based continuous pulse duration tuning and performance control of a mode-locked laser diode 

    Metzger, N Klaus; Olle, V. F.; Wonfor, A.; Penty, R. V.; White, I. H.; Mazilu, Michael; Brown, C Tom A; Sibbett, Wilson (2012-03-26) - Journal article
    A control algorithm is presented that addresses the stability issues inherent to the operation of monolithic mode-locked laser diodes. It enables a continuous pulse duration tuning without any onset of Q-switching ...
  • Algorithmic aspects of natural language processing 

    Nederhof, Mark Jan; Satta, Giorgio (CRC Press, 2010) - Book item
  • Algorithms for detecting dependencies and rigid subsystems for CAD 

    Farre, James; Kleinschmidt, Helena; Sidman, Jessica; John, Audrey St.; Stark, Stephanie; Theran, Louis; Yu, Xilin (2016-10-01) - Journal article
    Automated approaches for detecting dependencies in structures created with Computer Aided Design software are critical for developing robust solvers and providing informative user feedback. We model a set of geometric ...
  • Algorithms for optimising heterogeneous Cloud virtual machine clusters 

    Thai, Long Thanh; Varghese, Blesson; Barker, Adam David (IEEE, 2016-12-12) - Conference item
    It is challenging to execute an application in a heterogeneous cloud cluster, which consists of multiple types of virtual machines with different performance capabilities and prices. This paper aims to mitigate this challenge ...
  • Alignment in star-debris disc systems seen by Herschel 

    Greaves, Jane Sophia; Kennedy, G. M.; Thureau, N.; Eiroa, C.; Marshall, J. P.; Maldonado, J.; Matthews, B. C.; Olofsson, G.; Barlow, M. J.; Moro-Martin, A.; Sibthorpe, B.; Absil, O.; Ardila, D. R.; Booth, M.; Broekhoven-Fiene, H.; Brown, David John Alexander; Collier Cameron, A.; del Burgo, C.; Di Francesco, J.; Duchene, G.; Eisloffel, J.; Ertel, S.; Holland, W. S.; Horner, J.; Kalas, P.; Kavelaars, J. J.; Lestrade, J. -F.; Vican, L.; Wilner, D. J.; Wolf, S.; Wyatt, M. C. (2014-02-11) - Journal article
    Many nearby main-sequence stars have been searched for debris using the far-infrared Herschel satellite, within the DEBRIS, DUNES and Guaranteed-Time Key Projects. We discuss here 11 stars of spectral types A–M where the ...
  • All aboard? 

    Franz, Kevin (St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, 2006-12-01) - Journal article
    Kevin Franz’s paper puts forward two fundamental approaches for ecumencial engagement in Scotland: restoration, that is, seeking by a process of healing to restore what has been lost; and exploration, asking what the ...
  • All across the circle : using auto-ordering to improve object transfer between mobile devices 

    Li, Chengzhao; Gutwin, Carl; Stanley, Kevin; Nacenta, Miguel (Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society, 2016-06-01) - Conference item
    People frequently form small groups in many social and professional situations: from conference attendees meeting at a coffee break, to siblings gathering at a family barbecue. These ad-hoc gatherings typically form into ...
  • "All of you are one" : the social vision of Gal 3:28, 1 Cor 12:13 and Col 3:11 

    Hansen, Bruce (University of St Andrews, 2007-11-30) - Thesis
    Paul's citation of an early baptismal tradition in Gal 3:28, 1 Cor 12:13 and Col 3:11 is as notable for its prominence in the Pauline corpus as it is for its ambiguity. A survey of the variety of views as to what Paul is ...
  • All-cis 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexafluorocyclohexane is a facially polarised cyclohexane 

    Keddie, Neil Steven; Slawin, Alexandra Martha Zoya; Lebl, Tomas; Philp, Douglas; O'Hagan, David (2015-04) - Journal article
    The highest-energy stereoisomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexafluorocyclohexane, in which all of the fluorines are ‘up’, is prepared in a 12-step protocol. The molecule adopts a classic chair conformation with alternate C–F bonds ...
  • An all-optical feedback assisted steady state of an optomechanical array 

    Joshi, Chaitanya; Akram, Uzma; Milburn, G. J. (2014-02-05) - Journal article
    We explore the effect of all-optical feedback on the steady state dynamics of optomechanical arrays arising from various topologies. First we consider an array comprised of a pair of independent optomechanical cavities ...
  • All-optical flow control of a polariton condensate using nonresonant excitation 

    Schmutzler, J.; Lewandowski, P.; Aßmann, M.; Niemietz, D.; Schumacher, S.; Kamp, M.; Schneider, C.; Höfling, S.; Bayer, M. (2015-05-11) - Journal article
    The precise adjustment of the polariton condensate flow under incoherent excitation conditions is an indispensable prerequisite for polariton-based logic gate operations. In this report, an all-optical approach for steering ...
  • All-optical manipulation of photonic membranes 

    Kirkpatrick, Blair Connell (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-21) - Thesis
    Optical tweezers have allowed us to harness the momentum of light to trap, move, and manipulate microscopic particles with Angstrom-level precision. Position and force feedback systems grant us the ability to feel the ...
  • All-optical manipulation of photonic membranes 

    Kirkpatrick, Blair C.; Ploschner, Martin; Čižmár, Tomas; Di Falco, Andrea (SPIE, 2016-08-28) - Conference item
    Photonic membranes (PMs) are thin, highly-flexible, membranes which can be imbued with specific photonic functionalities when used to play host to plasmonic features.1-3 PMs can then take that photonic functionality and ...
  • Allelic variation in CRHR1 predisposes to panic disorder : evidence for biased fear processing 

    Weber, Heike; Richter, Jan; Straube, Benjamin; Lueken, Ulrike; Domschke, Katharina; Schartner, Christoph; Klauke, Benedikt; Baumann, Christian; Pané-Farré, Christiane; Jacob, Christian P.; Scholz, Claus-Jürgen; Zwanger, Peter; Lang, Thomas; Fehm, Lydia; Jansen, Andreas; Konrad, Carsten; Fydrich, Thomas; Wittman, Andre; Pfleiderer, Bettina; Ströhle, Andreas; Gerlach, Alexander L.; Alpers, Georg W.; Arolt, Volker; Pauli, Paul; Wittchen, Hans-Ulrich; Kent, Lindsey; Hamm, Alfons; Kircher, Tilo; Deckert, Jürgen; Reif, Andreas (2015) - Journal article
    Corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) is a major regulator of the hypothalamicpituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Binding to its receptor CRHR1 triggers the downstream release of cortisol, a hormone needed for regulation of ...
  • An alliance ended? Franco-Scottish commercial relations, 1560-1713 

    Talbott, Siobhan (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the commercial links between Scotland and France in the long seventeenth century, with a focus on the Scottish mercantile presence in France’s Atlantic ports, particularly during periods of domestic ...
  • The alliances of a regional power : the case of Syria, 1970-1989 

    Belcastro, Francesco (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis
    The topic of this dissertation is the alliances of a regional power. The framework used to explain this central aspect of International Relations is the realist one, and particularly the work of the Classical Realist Arnold ...
  • Allocation of additional investment from the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) in Open Access: Report to Research Councils UK from the University of St Andrews 

    University of St Andrews Library (University of St Andrews Library, 2013-09-30) - Report
    This report offers a distilled overview of the BIS Open Access Fund allocated to the University of St Andrews 2012-2013. The report includes an outline of APC transactions, APCs by publisher and OA subscriptions and ...
  • Allosteric modulation of Beta1 Integrin function induces lung tissue repair 

    Aljamal-naylor, Rehab; Wilson, Linda; Mcintyre, Susan; Rossi, Fiona; Harrison, Beth; Marsden, Mark; Harrison, David J. (2012) - Journal article
    The cellular cytoskeleton, adhesion receptors, extracellular matrix composition, and their spatial distribution are together fundamental in a cell's balanced mechanical sensing of its environment. We show that, in lung ...
  • Allosteric modulation of zinc speciation by fatty acids 

    Barnett, James P.; Blindauer, Claudia A.; Kassaar, Omar; Khazaipoul, Siavash; Martin, Esther M.; Sadler, Peter J.; Stewart, Alan J. (2013-12) - Journal article
    Background: Serum albumin is the major protein component of blood plasma and is responsible for the circulatory transport of a range of small molecules that include fatty acids, hormones, metal ions and drugs. Studies ...
  • The allure of the illegal : choice modeling of rhino horn demand in Vietnam 

    Hanley, Nick; Sheremet, Oleg Ivanovych; Bozzola, Martina; MacMillan, Douglas C. (2017-11-06) - Journal article
    Using choice modelling we explore willingness to pay for rhino horn among existing and potential future consumers in Vietnam. We find that wild-sourced horn, harvested humanely from the least rare species, is the most ...