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    • Heavy-fermion quantum criticality and destruction of the Kondo effect in a nickelᅠoxypnictide 

      Luo, Yongkang; Pourovskii, Leonid; Rowley, S.E.; Li, Yuke; Feng, Chunmu; Georges, Antoine; Dai, Jianhui; Cao, Guanghan; Xu, Zhuメan; Si, Qimiao; Ong, N.P. (2014)
      A quantum critical point arises at a continuous transformation between distinct phases of matter at zero temperature. Studies in antiferromagnetic heavy-fermion materials have revealed that quantum criticality has several ...
    • Hierarchy in gene expression is predictive of risk, progression, and outcome in adult acute myeloid leukemia 

      Tripathi, Shubham; Deem, Michael W. (2015)
      Cancer progresses with a change in the structure of the gene network in normal cells. We define a measure of organizational hierarchy in gene networks of affected cells in adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients. With ...
    • Hierarchy of gene expression data is predictive of future breast cancer outcome 

      Chen, Man; Deem, Michael W. (2013)
      We calculate measures of hierarchy in gene and tissue networks of breast cancer patients. We find that the likelihood of metastasis in the future is correlated with increased values of network hierarchy for expression ...
    • High Chromaticity Aluminum Plasmonic Pixels for Active Liquid Crystal Displays 

      Olson, Jana; Manjavacas, Alejandro; Basu, Tiyash; Huang, Da; Schlather, Andrea E.; Zheng, Bob; Halas, Naomi; Nordlander, Peter; Link, Stephan (2016)
      Chromatic devices such as flat panel displays could, in principle, be substantially improved by incorporating aluminum plasmonic nanostructures instead of conventional chromophores that are susceptible to photobleaching. ...
    • High e+/e− Ratio Dense Pair Creation with 1021W.cm−2 Laser Irradiating Solid Targets 

      Liang, E.; Clarke, T.; Henderson, A.; Fu, W.; Lo, W.; Taylor, D.; Chaguine, P.; Zhou, S.; Hua, Y.; Cen, X.; Wang, X.; Kao, J.; Hasson, H.; Dyer, G.; Serratto, K.; Riley, N.; Donovan, M.; Ditmire, T. (2015)
      We report results of new pair creation experiments using ~100 Joule pulses of the Texas Petawatt Laser to irradiate solid gold and platinum targets, with intensities up to ~1.9 × 10(21) W.cm(-2) and pulse durations as short ...
    • High-Ampacity Power Cables of Tightly-Packed and Aligned Carbon Nanotubes 

      Wang, Xuan; Behabtu, Natnael; Young, Colin C.; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro (2014)
      The current-carrying capacity (CCC), or ampacity, of highly-conductive, light, and strong carbon nanotube (CNT) fibers is characterized by measuring their failure current density (FCD) and continuous current rating (CCR) ...
    • A high-throughput three-dimensional cell migration assay for toxicity screening with mobile device-based macroscopic image analysis 

      Timm, David M.; Chen, Jianbo; Sing, David; Gage, Jacob A.; Haisler, William L.; Neeley, Shane K.; Raphael, Robert M.; Dehghani, Mehdi; Rosenblatt, Kevin P.; Killian, T.C.; Tseng, Hubert; Souza, Glauco R. (2013)
      There is a growing demand for in vitro assays for toxicity screening in three-dimensional (3D) environments. In this study, 3D cell culture using magnetic levitation was used to create an assay in which cells were patterned ...
    • How input fluctuations reshape the dynamics of a biological switching system 

      Hu, Bo; Kessler, David A.; Rappel, Wouter-Jan; Levine, Herbert (2012)
      An important task in quantitative biology is to understand the role of stochasticity in biochemical regulation. Here, as an extension of our recent work [Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 148101 (2011)], we study how input ...
    • How input noise limits biochemical sensing in ultrasensitive systems 

      Hu, Bo; Rappel, Wouter-Jan; Levine, Herbert (2014)
      Many biological processes are regulated by molecular devices that respond in an ultrasensitive fashion to upstream signals. An important question is whether such ultrasensitivity improves or limits its ability to read out ...
    • Hyperfine structure in photoassociative spectra of Li26 and Li2 

      Abraham, E.R.I.; McAlexander, W.I.; Stoof, H.T.C.; Hulet, R.G. (1996)
      We present spectra of hyperfine resolved vibrational levels of the A1Σ+uand 13Σ+g states of Li26 and Li27 obtained via photoassociation of colliding ultracold atoms in a magneto-optical trap. A simple first-order perturbation ...
    • Identification of b-quark jets with the CMS experiment 

      CMS Collaboration; Adair, A.; Boulahouache, C.; Ecklund, K.M.; Geurts, F.J.M.; Padley, B.P.; Redjimi, R.; Roberts, J.; Zabel, J. (2013)
      At the Large Hadron Collider, the identification of jets originating from b quarks is important for searches for new physics and for measurements of standard model processes. A variety of algorithms has been developed by ...
    • Identification techniques for highly boosted W bosons that decay into hadrons 

      CMS Collaboration; Adair, A.; Akgun, B.; Ecklund, K.M.; Geurts, F.J.M.; Li, W.; Michlin, B.; Padley, B.P.; Redjimi, R.; Roberts, J.; Zabel, J. (2014)
      In searches for new physics in the energy regime of the LHC, it is becoming increasingly important to distinguish single-jet objects that originate from the merging of the decay products of W bosons produced with high ...
    • Identified Hadron Compositions in p+p and Au+Au Collisions at High Transverse Momenta at √sNN=200  GeV 

      STAR Collaboration; Eppley, G.; Geurts, F.; Llope, W.J.; McDonald, D.; Roberts, J.B.; Yepes, P. (2012)
      We report transverse momentum (pT≤15  GeV/c) spectra of π±, K±, p, p¯, K0S, and ρ0 at midrapidity in p+p and Au+Au collisions at √sNN=200  GeV. Perturbative QCD calculations are consistent with π± spectra in p+p collisions ...
    • Imaging molecular adsorption and desorption dynamics on graphene using terahertz emission spectroscopy 

      Ajayan, P.M.; Kono, J.; Tonouchi, M. (8/13/2014)
      Being an atomically thin material, graphene is known to be extremely susceptible to its environment, including defects and phonons in the substrate on which it is placed as well as gas molecules that surround it. Thus, any ...
    • Imaging the evolution of an ultracold strontium Rydberg gas 

      McQuillen, P.; Zhang, X.; Strickler, T.; Dunning, F.B.; Killian, T.C. (2013-01-07)
      Clouds of ultracold strontium 5s48s1S0 or 5s47d1D2 Rydberg atoms are created by two-photon excitation of laser-cooled 5s21S0 atoms. The spontaneous evolution of the cloud of low orbital angular momentum (low-ℓ) Rydberg ...
    • Implications of the hybrid epithelial/mesenchymal phenotype in metastasis 

      Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Boareto, Marcelo; Huang, Bin; Jia, Dongya; Lu, Mingyang; Ben-Jacob, Eshel; Onuchic, José N.; Levine, Herbert (2015)
      Transitions between epithelial and mesenchymal phenotypes - the epithelial to -mesenchymal transition (EMT) and its reverse the mesenchymal to epithelial transition (MET) - are hallmarks of cancer metastasis. While ...
    • Improved Cellular Specificity of Plasmonic Nanobubbles versus Nanoparticles in Heterogeneous Cell Systems 

      Lukianova-Hleb, Ekaterina Y.; Ren, Xiaoyang; Constantinou, Pamela E.; Danysh, Brian P.; Shenefelt, Derek L.; Carson, Daniel D.; Farach-Carson, Mary C.; Kulchitsky, Vladimir A.; Wu, Xiangwei; Wagner, Daniel S.; Lapotko, Dmitri O. (2012)
      The limited specificity of nanoparticle (NP) uptake by target cells associated with a disease is one of the principal challenges of nanomedicine. Using the threshold mechanism of plasmonic nanobubble (PNB) generation and ...
    • Improvements in short-term forecasting of geomagnetic activity 

      Bala, Ramkumar; Reiff, Patricia (2012)
      We have improved our space weather forecasting algorithms to now predict Dst and AE in addition to Kp for up to 6 h of forecast times. These predictions can be accessed in real time at http://mms.rice. edu/realtime/forecast.html. ...
    • Impurity-Induced Plasmon Damping in Individual Cobalt-Doped Hollow Au Nanoshells 

      Thibodeaux, Christyn A.; Kulkarni, Vikram; Chang, Wei-Shun; Neumann, Oara; Cao, Yang; Brinson, Bruce; Ayala-Orozco, Ciceron; Chen, Chih-Wei; Morosan, Emilia; Link, Stephan; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Naomi J. (2014)
      The optical properties of plasmonic nanoparticles in the size range corresponding to the electrostatic, or dipole, limit have the potential to reveal effects otherwise masked by phase retardation. Here we examine the optical ...
    • In Silico Discovery of High Deliverable Capacity Metal-Organic Frameworks 

      Bao, Yi; Martin, Richard L.; Simon, Cory; Haranczyk, Maciej; Smit, Berend; Deem, Michael W. (2015)
      Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are actively being explored as potential adsorbed natural gas storage materials for small vehicles. Experimental exploration of potential materials is limited by the throughput of synthetic ...