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11. Pressure-controlled advanced distillation curve analysis and rotational viscometry of swine manure pyrolysis oil
Topic: Energy
Published: 4/26/2014
Authors: Peter Y. Hsieh, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: Pyrolysis is an effective method of converting agricultural byproducts to a tarry complex fluid suitable for use as a liquid fuel. While superficially similar in appearance to crude petroleum, pyrolysis oil contains significantly more oxygenated and ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915389

12. Chemical and thermophysical characterization of an algae-based hydrotreated renewable diesel fuel
Topic: Energy
Published: 4/8/2014
Authors: Peter Y. Hsieh, Jason A Widegren, Tara J Fortin, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: Second-generation renewable fuels are synthesized through biochemical and thermochemical processes from non-food biomass feedstock. The resultant fuels are similar to aliphatic synthetic fuels produced through the Fischer-Tropsch process, which conta ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914759

13. A Quantitative Study of Nanoparticle Release from Nanocoatings Exposed to UV Radiation
Topic: Energy
Published: 4/7/2014
Authors: Li Piin Sung, Deborah L Stanley, Justin M Gorham, Savelas A Rabb, Xiaohong Gu, Lee Lijian Yu, Tinh Nguyen
Abstract: Nanoparticles are increasingly used in polymer coatings (i.e., nanocoatings) to improve multiple properties of traditional coatings such as mechanical, electrical, gas barrier, and UV resistance. These high performance nanocoatings are often used in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915497

14. Composite thermophysical property characterization of hydrotreated renewable and Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuels
Topic: Energy
Published: 3/16/2014
Authors: Peter Y. Hsieh, Jason A Widegren, Tara J Fortin, Thomas J Bruno
Abstract: The rising cost of petroleum is driving the development of alternative hydrocarbon fuels for transportation. Hydrotreated renewable fuels and Fischer-Tropsch synthetic fuels are promising alternatives to conventional petroleum, and are chemically sim ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914821

15. Roadmap for Developing Measurement Science for Predicting the Service Life of Polymers Used in Photovoltaic (PV) Systems
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7971
Topic: Energy
Published: 2/24/2014
Authors: Xiaohong Gu, Joannie W Chin
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912832

16. Role of salt on adhesion of an epoxy/aluminium (oxide) interface in aqueous environments
Topic: Energy
Published: 2/16/2014
Authors: Christopher C White, Kar T. Tan, Donald Lee Hunston, Justin M Gorham, Aaron M Forster, Vogt D Bryan
Abstract: The durability of adhesive joints in hostile environments is a major area of concern in structural adhesive bonding. Therefore, understanding the mechanics and mechanisms of degradation of adhesive joints is a key factor for more extensive use in fut ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915129

17. Template synthesis of gold nanoparticles with an organic molecular cage
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/16/2014
Authors: Ryan McCaffrey, Hai Long, Yinghua Jin, Aric Warner Sanders, Wounjhang Park, Wei Zhang
Abstract: We report a novel strategy for the controlled synthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with narrow size distribution (1.9 {plus or minus} 0.4 nm) through NP nucleation and growth inside the cavity of a well-defined three-dimensional, shape-persist ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915368

18. Applications of Surface Metrology in Firearm Identification
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. Toolmarks are created when a tool comes into contact with a surface an ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914401

19. Applications of Surface Metrology in Toolmark Identification
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/8/2014
Authors: Xiaoyu A Zheng, Johannes A Soons, Theodore Vincent Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Thomas B Renegar, Robert Meryln Thompson
Abstract: Surface metrology is commonly used to characterize functional engineering surfaces. The technologies developed offer opportunities to improve forensic toolmark identification. In 2009, a report by the National Academies called into question, amon ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913337

20. Fast and Reliable Spectral Response Measurements of PV Cells Using Light Emitting Diodes
Topic: Energy
Published: 1/1/2014
Authors: Behrang H Hamadani, John F Roller, Brian P Dougherty, Howard W Yoon
Abstract: We present a measurement system for absolute differential spectral responsivity of solar cells based on high-powered LED arrays coupled to an optical light guide capable of large area illumination. Two different measurement techniques were developed ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913952



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