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  • Ternary CuIn7Se11: Towards Ultra-Thin Layered Photodetectors and Photovoltaic Devices 

    Lei, Sidong; Sobhani, Ali; Wen, Fangfang; George, Antony; Wang, Qizhong; Huang, Yihan; Dong, Pei; Li, Bo; Najmaei, Sina; Bellah, James; Gupta, Gautam; Mohite, Aditya D.; Ge, Liehui; Lou, Jun; Halas, Naomi J.; Vajtai, Robert; Ajayan, Pulickel (2014)
    2D materials have been widely studied over the past decade for their potential applications in electronics and optoelectronics. In these materials, elemental composition plays a critical role in defining their physical ...
  • TESTING DISK-LOCKING IN NGC 2264 

    Cauley, P. Wilson; Johns-Krull, Christopher M.; Hamilton, Catrina M.; Lockhart, Kelly (2012)
    We test analytic predictions from different models of magnetospheric accretion, which invoke disk-locking, using stellar and accretion parameters derived from models of low-resolution optical spectra of 36 T Tauri stars ...
  • Theory of coherent phonons in carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoribbons 

    Sanders, G.D.; Nugraha, A.R.T.; Sato, K.; Kim, J.-H.; Kono, J.; Saito, R.; Stanton, C.J. (2013)
    We survey our recent theoretical studies on the generation and detection of coherent radial breathing mode (RBM) phonons in single-walled carbon nanotubes and coherent radial breathing like mode (RBLM) phonons in graphene ...
  • Thermoplasmonics: Quantifying Plasmonic Heating in Single Nanowires 

    Herzog, Joseph B.; Knight, Mark W.; Natelson, Douglas (2014)
    Plasmonic absorption of light can lead to significant local heating in metallic nanostructures, an effect that defines the sub-field of thermoplasmonics and has been leveraged in diverse applications from biomedical ...
  • The three-way switch operation of Rac1/RhoA GTPase-based circuit controlling amoeboid-hybrid-mesenchymal transition 

    Huang, Bin; Lu, Mingyang; Jolly, Mohit Kumar; Tsarfaty, Ilan; Onuchic, José; Ben-Jacob, Eshel (2014-09-23)
    Metastatic carcinoma cells exhibit at least two different phenotypes of motility and invasion - amoeboid and mesenchymal. This plasticity poses a major clinical challenge for treating metastasis, while its underlying ...
  • The Thresher (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 23, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 19, 1937 

    Rice Institute (11/19/1937)
    A weekly student newspaper from the Rice Institute in Houston, Texas that includes campus news and commentaries along with advertising.
  • Time resolved spectroscopy of SGR J1550−5418 bursts detected with Fermi/gamma-ray burst monitor 

    Younes, G.; Kouveliotou, C.; van der Horst, A.J.; Baring, M.G.; Granot, J.; Watts, A.L.; Bhat, P.N.; Collazzi, A.; Gehrels, N.; Gorgone, N.; Gogus, E.; Gruber, D.; Grunblatt, S.; Huppenkothen, D.; Kaneko, Y.; von Kienlin, A.; van der Klis, M.; Lin, L.; Mcenery, J.; van Putten, T.; Wijers, R.A.M.J. (2014)
    We report on a time-resolved spectroscopy of the 63 brightest bursts of SGR J1550–5418, detected with the Fermi/Gamma-ray Burst Monitor during its 2008-2009 intense bursting episode. We performed spectral analysis down to ...
  • Time-dependent simulations of emission from the FSRQ PKS 1510−089: multiwavelength variability of external Compton and synchrotron self-Compton models 

    Chen, Xuhui; Fossati, Giovanni; Bottcher, Markus; Liang, Edison (2012)
    We present results of modelling the broad-band spectral energy distribution (SED) and multiwavelength variability of the bright flat spectrum radio quasars PKS 1510−089 with our time-dependent multizone Monte Carlo/Fokker–Planck ...
  • Topological metal behavior in GeBi2Te4 single crystals 

    Marcinkova, A.; Wang, J.K.; Slavonic, C.; Nevidomskyy, Andriy H.; Kelly, K.F.; Filinchuk, Y.; Morosan, E. (2013)
    The metallic character of the GeBi2Te4 single crystals is probed using a combination of structural and physical properties measurements, together with density functional theory (DFT) calculations. The structural study ...
  • Topological protection, disorder, and interactions: Survival at the surface of three-dimensional topological superconductors 

    Foster, Matthew S.; Xie, Hong-Yi; Chou, Yang-Zhi (2014)
    We consider the interplay of disorder and interactions upon the gapless surface states of 3D topological superconductors. The combination of topology and superconducting order inverts the action of time-reversal symmetry, ...
  • Topological protection, disorder, and interactions: Survival at the surface of three-dimensional topological superconductors 

    Foster, Matthew S.; Xie, Hong-Yi; Chou, Yang-Zhi (2014)
    We consider the interplay of disorder and interactions upon the gapless surface states of 3D topological superconductors. The combination of topology and superconducting order inverts the action of time-reversal symmetry, ...
  • Trap-loss collisions of ultracold lithium atoms 

    Ritchie, N.W.M.; Abraham, E.R.I.; Xiao, Y.Y.; Bradley, C.C.; Hulet, R.G.; Julienne, P.S. (1995)
    Accurate measurements are presented of the rate of trap-loss-producing collisions between ultracold magneto-optically trapped Li7 atoms for a range of trap laser intensities and frequencies. Intensities from near the atomic ...
  • Triplet s-wave resonance in Li6 collisions and scattering lengths of Li6 and Li7 

    Abraham, E.R.I.; McAlexander, W.I.; Gerton, J.M.; Hulet, R.G.; Côté, R.; Dalgarno, A. (1997)
    The triplet s-wave scattering length of Li6 is determined using two-photon photoassociative spectroscopy of the diatomic a3Σ+u state of Li26. The measured binding energy of the highest-lying bound state, combined with ...
  • Tunable optical tweezers for wavelength-dependent measurements 

    Hester, Brooke; Campbell, Gretchen K.; Lopez-Mariscal, Carlos; Filgueira, Carly Levin; Huschka, Ryan; Halas, Naomi J.; Helmerson, Kristian (2012)
    Optical trapping forces depend on the difference between the trap wavelength and the extinction resonances of trapped particles. This leads to a wavelength-dependent trapping force, which should allow for the optimization ...
  • Two-component polariton condensate in an optical microcavity 

    Zhang, Yong-Chang; Zhou, Xiang-Fa; Guo, Guang-Can; Zhou, Xingxiang; Pu, Han; Zhou, Zheng-Wei (2014)
    We present a scheme for engineering the extended two-component Bose-Hubbard model using polariton condensate supported by an optical microcavity. Compared to the usual two-component Bose-Hubbard model with only Kerr ...
  • Two-photon photoassociative spectroscopy of ultracold 88Sr 

    Martinez de Escobar, Y.N.; Mickelson, P.G.; Pellegrini, P.; Nagel, S.B.; Traverso, A.; Yan, M.; Cote, R.; Killian, T.C. (2008-12-10)
  • Type-I superconductivity in ScGa3 and LuGa3 single crystals 

    Svanidze, E.; Morosan, E. (2012)
    We present evidence of type-I superconductivity in single crystals of ScGa3 and LuGa3, from magnetization, specific heat, and resistivity measurements: low critical temperatures Tc = 2.1–2.2 K; field-induced secondto first-order ...
  • Type-I superconductivity in YbSb2 single crystals 

    Zhao, Liang L.; Lausberg, Stefan; Kim, H.; Tanatar, M.A.; Brando, Manuel; Prozorov, R.; Morosan, E. (2012)
    We present evidence of type-I superconductivity in YbSb2 single crystals from dc and ac magnetization, heat capacity, and resistivity measurements. The critical temperature and critical field are determined to be Tc ≈ 1.3 ...
  • ULF wave derived radiation belt radial diffusion coefficients 

    Ozeke, Louis G.; Mann, Ian R.; Murphy, Kyle R.; Rae, I. Jonathan; Milling, David K.; Elkington, Scot R.; Chan, Anthony A.; Singer, Howard J. (2012)
    Waves in the ultra-low-frequency (ULF) band have frequencies which can be drift resonant with electrons in the outer radiation belt, suggesting the potential for strong interactions and enhanced radial diffusion. Previous ...
  • Ultracold neutral plasmas: recent experiments and new prospects 

    Killian, T.C.; Ashoka, V.S.; Gupta, P.; Laha, S.; Nagel, S.B.; Simien, C.E.; Kulin, S.; Rolston, S.L.; Bergeson, S.D. (2003-05-22)