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  • Broadly tunable femtosecond mode-locking in a Tm:KYW laser near 2 mu m 

    Lagatsky, A. A.; Calvez, S.; Gupta, J. A.; Kisel, V. E.; Kuleshov, N. V.; Brown, C. T. A.; Dawson, M. D.; Sibbett, W. (2011-05-09) - Journal article
    Efficient mode-locking in a Tm:KY(WO4)(2) laser is demonstrated by using InGaAsSb quantum-well SESAMs. Self-starting ultrashort pulse generation was realized in the 1979-2074 nm spectral region. Maximum average output power ...
  • Broadly tunable femtosecond Tm:Lu2O3 ceramic laser operating around 2070 nm 

    Lagatsky, Alexander A.; Antipov, Oleg L.; Sibbett, Wilson (2012-08-13) - Journal article
    Femtosecond mode locking of a Tm-doped Lu2O3 ceramic laser is reported. Transform-limited pulses as short as 180 fs are generated at 2076 nm with an average output power of 400 mW and a pulse repetition frequency of 121.2 ...
  • The broken dream of pervasive sentient ambient calm invisible ubiquitous computing 

    Aylett, Matthew P.; Quigley, Aaron John (ACM Press - Association for Computing Machinery, 2015-04-18) - Conference item
    We dreamt of technology becoming invisible, for our wants and needs to be primary and the tools we use for making them a reality to become like a genie, a snap of the fingers and ta daa, everything is realised. What went ...
  • The brothel-without-walls : twentieth century photography and the presentation of prostitution 

    Maddox, Amanda (University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis
    This dissertation examines the interconnected visualization of fantasy, obscenity, and eroticism in twentieth-century photographs of prostitution and the sex industry. Using definitions of eroticism coined by Roland ...
  • Brotherhood : a novel ; Shepherds on skates : Canadian hockey fiction as a version of pastoral 

    Wooldridge, Robert (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    'Brotherhood: A Novel' – Doug and Jerry are fraternal twins, orphaned as infants and raised by their grandparents. Dying of cancer, Jerry moves back home to live with Doug after a nearly fifteen year estrangement. Set ...
  • Brown Dwarf Disks with ALMA 

    Ricci, L.; Testi, L.; Natta, A.; Scholz, A.; de Gregorio-Monsalvo, I.; Isella, A. (2014-08-10) - Journal article
    We present Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array continuum and spectral line data at 0.89 mm and 3.2 mm for three disks surrounding young brown dwarfs and very low mass stars in the Taurus star forming region. Dust ...
  • BubbleType : enabling text entry within a walk-up tabletop installation 

    Hinrichs, Uta; Schmidt, Holly; Isenberg, Tobias; Hancock, Mark S.; Carpendale, Sheelagh (University of Calgary, 2008-02) - Working or discussion paper
    We address the issue of enabling text entry for walk-up-and-use interactive tabletop displays located in public spaces. Public tabletop installations are characterized by a diverse target user group, multiperson interaction, ...
  • Budget constrained execution of multiple Bag-of-Tasks applications on the Cloud 

    Thai, Long Thanh; Varghese, Blesson; Barker, Adam David (IEEE Computer Society, 2015-06-27) - Conference item
    Optimising the execution of Bag-of-Tasks (BoT) applications on the cloud is a hard problem due to the trade- offs between performance and monetary cost. The problem can be further complicated when multiple BoT applications ...
  • Building a genomic framework for prospective MRSA surveillance in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland 

    Reuter, Sandra; Török, Estee M; Holden, Matthew Tg; Reynolds, Rosy; Raven, Kathy E; Blane, Beth; Donker, Tjibbe; Bentley, Stephen D; Aanensen, David M; Grundmann, Hajo; Feil, Edward J; Spratt, Brian G; Parkhill, Julian; Peacock, Sharon J (2016-02) - Journal article
    The correct interpretation of microbial sequencing data applied to surveillance and outbreak investigation depends on accessible genomic databases to provide vital genetic context. Our aim was to construct and describe a ...
  • Building complex systems based on simple molecular architectures 

    Robertson, Craig Collumbine (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    Over the past twenty years molecules capable of templating their own synthesis, so called self–replicating molecules have gained prominence in the literature. We show herein that mixing the reagents for replicating molecules ...
  • Building global capacity for conducting operational research using the SORT IT model: where and who? 

    Zachariah, Rony; Rust, Stefanie; Berger, Selma Dar; Guillerm, Nathalie; Bissell, Karen; Delaunois, Paul; Reid, Anthony J.; Kumar, Ajay M. V.; Olliaro, Piero L.; Reeder, John C.; Harries, Anthony D.; Ramsay, Andrew (2016-08-09) - Journal article
    Setting. Research capacity is weakest in low and middle-income countries (LMICs) where operational research is highly relevant and needed. Structured Operational Research and Training Initiative (SORT IT) courses have been ...
  • Building intentional action knowledge with one’s hands 

    Gerson, Sarah; Woodward, Amanda (Oxford University Press, 2009-11-25) - Book item
  • Building trust in a postconflict society : an integrative model of cross-group friendship and intergroup emotions 

    Kenworthy, Jared Bowden; Voci, Alberto; Al Ramiah, Anathi; Tausch, Nicole; Hughes, Joanne; Hewstone, Miles (2016-09) - Journal article
    Across one longitudinal and two cross-sectional surveys in Northern Ireland, we tested a model of intergroup relations in which out-group attitudes and behavioral tendencies are predicted by cross-group friendship and ...
  • Bullying : health, well-being and risk behaviours 

    Alexander, L; Currie, Candace; Mellor, A (Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), 2004-09) - Report
  • Bullying and fighting among schoolchildren in Scotland : age and gender patterns, trends and cross-national comparisons 

    Todd, J; Currie, Candace; Mellor, A; Johnstone, M; Cowie, M (Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), 2004-09) - Report
  • Bunyaviruses and the type I interferon system 

    Elliott, Richard Michael; Weber, F (2009-11-23) - Journal article
    The family Bunyaviridae contains more than 350 viruses that are distributed throughout the world. Most members of the family are transmitted by arthopods, and several cause disease in man, domesticated animals and crop ...
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei genome plasticity associated with genomic island variation 

    Tumapa, Sarinna; Holden, Matthew T. G.; Vesaratchavest, Mongkol; Wuthiekanun, Vanaporn; Limmathurotsakul, Direk; Chierakul, Wirongrong; Feil, Edward J.; Currie, Bart J.; Day, Nicholas P. J.; Nierman, William C.; Peacock, Sharon J. (2008-04-25) - Journal article
    Background: Burkholderia pseudomallei is a soil-dwelling saprophyte and the cause of melioidosis. Horizontal gene transfer contributes to the genetic diversity of this pathogen and may be an important determinant of virulence ...
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei sequencing identifies genomic clades with distinct recombination, accessory, and epigenetic profiles 

    Nandi, Tannistha; Holden, Matthew; Didelot, Xavier; Mehershahi, Kurosh; Boddey, Justin A; Beacham, Ifor; Peak, Ian; Harting, John; Baybayan, Primo; Guo, Yan; Wang, Susana; How, Lee Chee; Sim, Bernice; Essex-Lopresti, Angela; Sarkar-Tyson, Mitali; Nelson, Michelle; Smither, Sophie; Ong, Catherine; Aw, Lay Tin; Hoon, Chua Hui; Michell, Stephen; Studholme, David J; Titball, Richard; Chen, Swaine L; Parkhill, Julian; Tan, Patrick (2015-01) - Journal article
    Burkholderia pseudomallei (Bp) is the causative agent of the infectious disease melioidosis. To investigate population diversity, recombination, and horizontal gene transfer in closely related Bp isolates, we performed ...
  • A burning issue : energy from waste in Scotland 

    Sustainable Development Commission Scotland (Sustainable Development Commission, 2007-12-17) - Report
    Advice to the Scottish Government on waste policy and the role of energy from waste.
  • Business ethics & collective responsibility 

    Dempsey, James A. (University of St Andrews, 2013-11-30) - Thesis
    The idea that ‘business ethics’ picks out a distinct discipline within ethical theory is contentious; in particular, it is unclear why theoretical approaches to moral and political philosophy cannot satisfactorily address ...