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91. Reduced Nonlinearities and Improved Temperature Measurements for the NIST Johnson Noise Thermometer
Topic: Energy
Published: 7/31/2009
Authors: Jifeng Qu, Samuel Paul Benz, Horst Rogalla, D. R White
Abstract: The variance of temperature measurements made with the NIST Johnson noise thermometer has been reduced by use of improved cross-correlation electronics and a unique method for measuring and reducing nonlinearities. The spectral response of the voltag ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=902592

92. Composition-Explicit Distillation Curves for Mixtures of Diesel Fuel with Dimethyl Carbonate and Diethyl Carbonate
Topic: Energy
Published: 7/14/2009
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Arron Wolk, Alexander Naydich, Marcia L Huber
Abstract: We have recently introduced several important improvements in the measurement of distillation curves of complex fluids. The modifications to the classical measurement provide for (1) a composition explicit data channel for each distillate fraction ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901495

93. A Comparison of the Hypersonic Vehicle Fuel JP-7 to the Rocket Propellants RP-1 and RP-2 Using the Advanced Distillation Curve Method
Topic: Energy
Published: 6/15/2009
Authors: Tara M Lovestead, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: JP-7 is a hydrocarbon-based kerosene fraction with a low volatility and high thermal stability. JP-7 was developed in the 1950s to meet the more stringent requirements necessary for the development of high-altitude reconnaissance planes that fly at ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=901093

94. Thermoelectric and Structural Characterization of Ba2Ho(Cu3-xCox)O6+y
Topic: Energy
Published: 6/13/2009
Authors: Winnie K Wong-Ng, Z Yang, Y F Hu, Qingzhen Huang, Nathan Lowhorn, Makoto Otani, James A Kaduk, Martin L Green, Q Li
Abstract: The search for thermoelectric materials for power generation and for solid-state cooling have led to the increased interest of layered cobalt-containing oxides because of their thermal stability at high temperature and their desirable thermoelectric ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=851090

95. A High-throughput Screening System for Thermoelectric Material Exploration Based on Combinatorial Film Approach
Topic: Energy
Published: 5/7/2009
Authors: Makoto Otani, Evan L. Thomas, Winnie K Wong-Ng, Peter K. Schenck, Nathan Lowhorn, Martin L Green, Hiroyuki Ohguchi
Abstract: A high-throughput system that consists of a combinatorial tool (a sputtering deposition tool and a pulsed laser deposition tool) and two property screening devices, developed at NIST, was used for thermoelectric material exploration. The thermoelectr ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=854167

96. Improvements in the NIST Johnson Noise Thermometry System
Topic: Energy
Published: 4/1/2009
Authors: Samuel Paul Benz, Jifeng Qu, Horst Rogalla, D. R White, Paul David Dresselhaus, Weston Leo Tew, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: We have developed a Johnson noise thermometry (JNT) system that is calibrated by precision waveforms synthesized with a quantized voltage noise source (QVNS). Significant improvements to the QVNS and the cross-correlation measurement electronics have ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=33058

97. Thermopower of Co-doped FeSe0.82
Topic: Energy
Published: 4/1/2009
Authors: Evan L. Thomas, Winnie K Wong-Ng, Daniel P. Phelan
Abstract: The effect of cobalt doping (0.05 ≤ x ≤ 0.50) on the thermopower of the newly discovered superconductor FeSe0.82 is investigated through electrical and thermal transport measurements. Our results point to the destruction of superconducti ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=854463

98. Composition-Explicit Distillation Curves for Mixtures of Gasoline with Four-Carbon Alcohols (Butanols)
Topic: Energy
Published: 3/9/2009
Authors: Thomas J Bruno, Arron Wolk, Alexander Naydich
Abstract: Interest in the domestic production of bio-derived fuels, sparked by the high cost of petroleum crude oil, has lead to consideration of fluids to replace or extend conventional petroleum derived fuels. While ethanol as a gasoline extender has receive ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=900873

99. Statistical analysis of a round-robin measurement survey of two candidate materials for a Seebeck coefficient Standard Reference Material
Topic: Energy
Published: 2/2/2009
Authors: John Lu, Nathan Lowhorn, Winnie K Wong-Ng, Weiping Zhang, Evan L. Thomas, Makoto Otani, Martin L Green, Thanh N. Tran, Chris Caylor, Neil Dilley, Adams Downey, B Edwards, Norbert Elsner, S Ghamaty, Timothy Hogan, Qing Jie, Qiang Li, Joshua Brooks Martin, George S. Nolas, H Obara, Jeffrey Sharp, Rama Venkatasubramanian, Rhonda Willigan, Jihui Yang, Terry Tritt
Abstract: In an effort to develop a Standard Reference Material (SRM ) for Seebeck coefficient, we have conducted a round-robin measurement survey of two candidate materials undoped Bi2Te3 and constantan (55% Cu and 45% Ni alloy). Measurements were performe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=854434

100. Advancing Automated Demand Response Technology
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/28/2009
Authors: Steven T Bushby, David G Holmberg
Abstract: For several years electric utilities have implemented a wide variety of programs to curtail load in times of stress on the electricity distribution grid or on generating capacity. Although these programs have shared a common goal of reducing peak ele ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=861516



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