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Thin Film Edge Property Measurements by Edge Saturation

Brian B. Maranville, Robert D. McMichael, Cindi L. Dennis, C A. Ross, J Cheng
Two techniques are described for characterizing the magnetic properties of the edges in long, straight magnetic stripes, using vector magnetometry. The critical

eBook Standards

J Potman
A discussion of current and proposed eBook standards and their applications. The discussions include: Open eBook Publication Structure (OEBPS), Portable

Is Bonds Out

Robert C. Hagwood
In this paper, the cumulative home run rates of the 20 players with 500 or more home runs are analyzed. We show that Bonds and McGwire have cumulative totals

Data Science Research Program at NIST Information Access Division

Bonnie J. Dorr, Craig S. Greenberg, Peter C. Fontana, Mark A. Przybocki, Marion Le Bras, Cathryn A. Ploehn, Oleg Aulov, Edmond J. Golden III, Wo L. Chang
We examine foundational issues in data science including current challenges, basic research questions, and expected advances, as the basis for a new Data

Certification Report for the Reference Materials ERM-AE142 and ERM-EB400 A pure Pb solution and a bronze material, both certified for their Pb isotope amount ratios

Jochen Vogl, Dorit Becker, Maren Koenig, Yong-Hyeon Yim, Kyoung-Seok Lee, Heidi Goenaga-Infante, Dmitriy Malinowskiy, Sarah Hill, Tongxiang Ren, Jun Wang, Robert D. Vocke Jr., Karen E. Murphy, Naoko Nonose, Olaf Rienitz, Janine Noordmann
Lead isotope analysis is often applied in various fields such as archaeology, geochemistry and forensic science. Despite this, only the 3 primary isotopic

Expected net gain data of low-template DNA analyses

Simone N. Gittelson, Carolyn R. Steffen, Michael D. Coble
Low-template DNA analyses are affected by stochastic effects which can produce a configuration of peaks in the electropherogram (EPG) that is different from the

Calibration of rheometers for cementitious materials

Chiara F. Ferraris, Nicos Martys, William L. George, Edward J. Garboczi, Alex Olivas
The calibration of rheometers to determine the rheological properties of cement based materials ranging from cement paste to concrete cannot be done using

Thermophysical Properties of Carbon Dioxide and CO2-Rich Mixtures

Allan H. Harvey, Ian H. Bell, Marcia L. Huber, Arno R. Laesecke, Eric W. Lemmon, Christopher W. Meyer, Chris D. Muzny, Richard A. Perkins
This report summarizes the results of work performed under DOE/NETL Interagency Agreement DE- FE0003931, which began in October 2011 and ended (after a 6-month


Nathanael D. Olson, Rene S. Hendriksen, Susanne K. Pedersen, Mette V. Larsen, Jamie N. Pedersen, Oksana Lukjancenko, Rolf S. Kaas, Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon, Lasse Bergmark, Inge M. Hansen, Vitali Sintchenko, William J. Wolfgang, Henrik T. Westh, Jacob Moran-Gilad, Isabel Cuesta, Angel Zaballos, Brian Beck, Anthony Underwood, Errol Strain, James Pettengill

Heat pump concepts for nZEB – Technology developments, design tools and testing of heat pump systems for nZEB in the USA, Country report IEA HPT Annex 40 Task 2, Task 3 and Task 4 of the USA

William V. Payne, Arthur H. Fanney, William M. Healy, Joshua D. Kneifel, Tania Ullah, Farhad Omar, Steven T. Bushby, Brian P. Dougherty, Dustin G. Poppendieck, Lisa C. Ng
The IEA HPT Annex 40 "Heat pump concepts for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings" deals with the application of heat pumps as a core component of the HVAC system for

Order-Disorder and Phase Separation

Benjamin P. Burton
Order-disorder and phase separation in condensed solutions of two or more components are similar processes that are typically driven by energetics of opposite