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  • A characterization of risk-neutral and ambiguity-averse behavior 

    Gerasimou, Georgios (University of St Andrews, 2015-12-09) - Working or discussion paper
    This paper studies a decision maker who chooses monetary bets/investment portfolios under pure uncertainty. Necessary and sufficient conditions on his preferences over these objects are provided for his choice behavior to ...
  • Characterization of small planets with Kepler and HARPS-N 

    Bonomo, A. S.; Sozzetti, A.; Lovis, C.; Malavolta, L.; Rice, K.; Dumusque, X.; Cameron, A. C.; Latham, D. W.; Molinari, E.; Pepe, F.; Udry, S. (EDP Sciences, 2015-09-23) - Conference item
    The high-accuracy and high-precision HARPS-N spectrograph has been installed at the italian Telescopio Nazionale Galileo in La Palma approximately two years and a half ago. Eighty nights per year of Guaranteed Time of ...
  • Characterization of Structural Disorder in γ-Ga2O3 

    Playford, Helen. Y.; Hannon, Alex C.; Tucker, Matthew G.; Dawson, Daniel M.; Ashbrook, Sharon E.; Kastiban, Reza J.; Sloan, Jeremy; Walton, Richard I. (2014-07-24) - Journal article
    Solvothermal oxidation of metallic gallium in monoethanolamine for 72 h at 240 degrees C yields a crystalline sample of gamma-Ga2O3 (similar to 30 nm crystallites). While Rietveld refinement (cubic spinel structure, Fd (3) ...
  • Characterization of the gaseous companion κ Andromedae b New Keck and LBTI high-contrast observations 

    Bonnefoy, M.; Currie, T.; Marleau, G. -D.; Schlieder, J. E.; Wisniewski, J.; Carson, J.; Covey, K. R.; Henning, T.; Biller, B.; Hinz, P.; Klahr, H.; Boyer, A. N. Marsh; Zimmerman, N.; Janson, M.; McElwain, M.; Mordasini, C.; Skemer, A.; Bailey, V.; Defrere, D.; Thalmann, C.; Skrutskie, M.; Allard, F.; Homeier, D.; Tamura, M.; Feldt, M.; Cumming, A.; Grady, C.; Brandner, W.; Helling, C.; Witte, S.; Hauschildt, P.; Kandori, R.; Kuzuhara, M.; Fukagawa, M.; Kwon, J.; Kudo, T.; Hashimoto, J.; Kusakabe, N.; Abe, L.; Brandt, T.; Egner, S.; Guyon, O.; Hayano, Y.; Hayashi, M.; Hayashi, S.; Hodapp, K.; Ishii, M.; Iye, M.; Knapp, G.; Matsuo, T.; Mede, K.; Miyama, M.; Morino, J. -I.; Moro-Martin, A.; Nishimura, T.; Pyo, T.; Serabyn, E.; Suenaga, T.; Suto, H.; Suzuki, R.; Takahashi, T; Takami, M.; Takato, N.; Terada, H.; Tomono, D.; Turner, E.; Watanabe, M.; Yamada, T.; Takami, H.; Usuda, T. (2014-02-14) - Journal article
    Context. We previously reported the direct detection of a low-mass companion at a projected separation of 55 ± 2 AU around the B9-type star κ  Andromedae. The properties of the system (mass ratio, separation) make it a ...
  • Characterization of the planetary system Kepler-101 with HARPS-N : A hot super-Neptune with an Earth-sized low-mass companion 

    Bonomo, A.S.; Sozzetti, A.; Lovis, C.; Malavolta, L.; Rice, K.; Buchhave, L.A.; Sasselov, D.; Cameron, A.C.; Latham, D.W.; Molinari, E.; Pepe, F.; Udry, S.; Affer, L.; Charbonneau, D.; Cosentino, R.; Dressing, C.D.; Dumusque, X.; Figueira, P.; Fiorenzano, A.F.M.; Gettel, S.; Harutyunyan, A.; Haywood, R.D.; Horne, K.; Lopez-Morales, M.; Mayor, M.; Micela, G.; Motalebi, F.; Nascimbeni, V.; Phillips, D.F.; Piotto, G.; Pollacco, D.; Queloz, D.; Ségransan, D.; Szentgyorgyi, A.; Watson, C. (2014-12) - Journal article
    We characterize the planetary system Kepler-101 by performing a combined differential evolution Markov chain Monte Carlo analysis of Kepler data and forty radial velocities obtained with the HARPS-N spectrograph. This ...
  • Characterization of the transcriptome of fast and slow muscle myotomal fibres in the pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) 

    Mareco, E.A.; Garcia de la Serrana Castillo, Daniel; Johnston, I.A.; Dal-Pai-Silva, M. (2015-03-14) - Journal article
    Background: The Pacu (Piaractus mesopotamicus) is a member of the Characiform family native to the Prata Basin (South America) and a target for the aquaculture industry. A limitation for the development of a selective ...
  • Characterizing forest fragmentation : Distinguishing change in composition from configuration 

    Long, J.A.; Nelson, T.A.; Wulder, M.A. (2010-07-01) - Journal article
    Forest fragmentation can generally be considered as two components: 1) compositional change representing forest loss, and 2) configurational change or change in the arrangement of forest land cover. Forest loss and ...
  • Characterizing K2 planet discoveries : a super-Earth transiting the bright K dwarf HIP 116454 

    Vanderburg, Andrew; Montet, Benjamin T.; Johnson, John Asher; Buchhave, Lars A.; Zeng, Li; Pepe, Francesco; Cameron, Andrew Collier; Latham, David W.; Molinari, Emilio; Udry, Stephane; Lovis, Christophe; Matthews, Jaymie M.; Cameron, Chris; Law, Nicholas; Bowler, Brendan P.; Angus, Ruth; Baranec, Christoph; Bieryla, Allyson; Boschin, Walter; Charbonneau, David; Cosentino, Rosario; Dumusque, Xavier; Figueira, Pedro; Guenther, David B.; Harutyunyan, Avet; Hellier, Coel; Kuschnig, Rainer; Lopez-Morales, Mercedes; Mayor, Michel; Micela, Giusi; Moffat, Anthony F. J.; Pedani, Marco; Phillip, David F.; Piotto, Giampaolo; Pollacco, Don; Queloz, Didier; Rice, Ken; Riddle, Reed; Rowe, Jason F.; Rucinski, Slavek M.; Sasselov, Dimitar; Segransan, Damien; Sozzetti, Alessandro; Szentgyorgyi, Andrew; Watson, Chris; Weiss, Werner W. (2015-02-10) - Journal article
    We report the first planet discovery from the two-wheeled Kepler (K2) mission: HIP 116454 b. The host star HIP 116454 is a bright (V = 10.1, K = 8.0) K1 dwarf with high proper motion and a parallax-based distance of 55.2 ...
  • Characterizing Visual Attention during Driving and Non-driving Hazard Perception Tasks 

    MacKenzie, Andrew Kerr; Harris, Julie (ACM siggraph, 2014-03-26) - Conference item
    Research into driving skill, particularly of hazard perception, often involves studies where participants either view pictures of driving scenarios or use movie viewing paradigms. However oculomotor strategies tend to ...
  • Charge carrier mobility of the organic photovoltaic materials PTB7 and PC71BM and its influence on device performance 

    Ebenhoch, Bernd; Thomson, Stuart Alexander James; Genevicius, Kristijonas; Juska, Gytis; Samuel, Ifor David William (2015-07) - Journal article
    The mobility is an important parameter for organic solar cell materials as it influences the charge extraction and recombination dynamics. In this study, the time of flight technique is used to investigate the charge ...
  • Charge pair dissociation and recombination dynamics in a P3HT–PC60BM bulk heterojunction 

    Matheson, Andrew Barclay; Pearson, Scott James; Ruseckas, Arvydas; Samuel, Ifor David William (2013-12-05) - Journal item
    The mechanism by which Coulombically bound charge pairs dissociate into free carriers in photovoltaic donor–acceptor blends is of great interest. Here, we use polarization-sensitive transient absorption (TA) to study the ...
  • Charged quantum dot micropillar system for deterministic light-matter interactions 

    Androvitsaneas, P.; Young, A. B.; Schneider, C.; Maier, S.; Kamp, M.; Höfling, S.; Knauer, S.; Harbord, E.; Hu, C. Y.; Rarity, J. G.; Oulton, R. (2016-06-21) - Journal article
    Quantum dots (QDs) are semiconductor nanostructures in which a three-dimensional potential trap produces an electronic quantum confinement, thus mimicking the behavior of single atomic dipole-like transitions. However, ...
  • Charging dynamics of a floating gate transistor with site-controlled quantum dots 

    Maier, P.; Hartmann, F.; Emmerling, M.; Schneider, C.; Höfling, S.; Kamp, M.; Worschech, L. (2014-08-04) - Journal article
    A quantum dot memory based on a GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wire with site-controlled InAs quantum dots was realized by means of molecular beam epitaxy and etching techniques. By sampling of different gate voltage sweeps for the ...
  • Chariots of Fire rerun : locating film’s cultural capital on a contemporary stage 

    Rice, Tom; Yumibe, Joshua (2015-07) - Journal article
    The title sequence of Chariots of Fire – filmed on the West Sands beach of St Andrews, Scotland – has become one of the most reworked and reinterpreted moments of British cinema, transposed across a variety of places, ...
  • Charles Baudelaire's translations of Edgar Allan Poe 

    Semichon, Laurent (University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
    Although one of the best-known cases of intercultural literary partnership, Charles Baudelaire’s translations of Edgar Allan Poe’s works have been little analysed with a methodology appropriate to Translation Studies. ...
  • Charter diplomatics and norms of landholding and lordship between the Humber and Forth, c.1066-c.1250 

    Hunter, Linsey (University of St Andrews, 2012-06-21) - Thesis
    This thesis closely analyses the linguistic forms of aspects of non-royal charters produced c.1066-c.1250 in the north-east of England and the south-east of Scotland, namely, consent, joint grants, separate confirmations, ...
  • Chemical abundances and kinematics of 257 G-, K-type field giants. Setting a base for further analysis of giant-planet properties orbiting evolved stars 

    Adibekyan, V. Zh.; Benamati, L.; Santos, N. C.; Alves, S.; Lovis, C.; Udry, S.; Israelian, G.; Sousa, S. G.; Tsantaki, M.; Mortier, A.; Sozzetti, A.; De Medeiros, J. R. (2015-06-01) - Journal article
    We performed a uniform and detailed abundance analysis of 12 refractory elements (Na, Mg, Al, Si, Ca, Ti, Cr, Ni, Co, Sc, Mn, and V) for a sample of 257 G- and K-type evolved stars from the CORALIE planet search programme. ...
  • Chemical analysis of multicellular tumour spheroids 

    Jamieson, L.E.; Harrison, David James; Campbell, C.J. (2015-06-21) - Journal article
    Conventional two dimensional (2D) monolayer cell culture has been considered the ‘gold standard’ technique for in vitro cellular experiments. However, the need for a model that better mimics the three dimensional (3D) ...
  • Chemical biology studies on 5-nitrofurans and sirtuin inhibitors 

    Zhou, Linna (University of St Andrews, 2012-12) - Thesis
    Part I: Target identification studies are one of the most difficult but rewarding challenges in chemical biology. Part I of this thesis describes target identification studies for 5-nitrofuran containing hits. The ...