A status of temporal trends of persistent organic pollutants in Arctic biota

February 01, 2019
Frank Riget, Anders Bignert, Birgit Braune, Maria Dam, Rune Dietz, Marlene Evans, Norman Green, Helga Gunnlaugsdottir, Katrin S. Hoydal, John R. Kucklick, Robert Letcher, Derek Muir, Stacy S. Schuur, Christian Sonne, Stern Gary, Gregg Tomy, Katrin Vorkamp, Simon Wilson
More than 1000 time-series of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in Arctic biota from marine and freshwater ecosystems some extending back to the beginning...

On the mechanisms and the characterization of the pulsed electron grafting of styrene onto poly(tetrafluoroethylene-co-hexafluoropropylene) to synthesize a polymer electrolyte membrane

September 21, 2018
Byung N. Kim, Alia Weaver, Marina Chumakov, Ileana M. Pazos, Dianne L. Poster, Karen Gaskell, Do H. Han, Gunther Scherer, Michael A. Yandrasits, Byung C. Lee, Mohamad Al-Sheikhly
During the pulsed-electron beam direct grafting of neat styrene onto poly(tetrafluoroethylene-co-hexafluoropropylene) (FEP) substrate, the radiolytically-...

Structured light in diffuse optical imaging

September 16, 2018
Joseph P. Angelo, Sez-Jade Chen, Marien Ochoa, Ulas Sunar, Sylvain Gioux, Xavier Intes
Diffuse optical imaging probes deep living tissue enabling structural, functional, metabolic, and/or molecular imaging. Recently, thanks to the availability of...

Challenges to miniaturizing cold atom technology for deployable vacuum metrology

September 14, 2018
Stephen P. Eckel, Daniel S. Barker, James A. Fedchak, Nikolai N. Klimov, Eric B. Norrgard, Julia K. Scherschligt, Constantinos Makrides, Eite Tiesinga
Cold atoms are excellent metrological tools; they currently realize SI time and, soon, SI pressure in the ultra-high (UHV) and extreme high vacuum (XHV)...