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KahlerEinstein metrics with edge singularities
(Princeton University, 201601)This article considers the existence and regularity of Kahler Einstein metrics on a compact Kahler manifold M with edge singularities with cone angle 2 pi beta along a smooth divisor D. We prove existence of such metrics ... 
A new test for new better than used in expectation lifetimes
(Taylor & Francis Group, 2015)The mean residual life of a non negative random variable X with a finite mean is defined by M(t) = E[X  t  X > t] for t >= 0. A popular nonparametric model of aging is new better than used in expectation (NBUE), when ... 
Regularization via Cheeger deformations
(Springer Netherlands, 201512)We show that Cheeger deformations regularize Ginvariant metrics in a very strong sense. 
Increasing stability for near field from the scattering amplitude
(American Mathematical Society, 2015)We obtain stability estimates for the near field of a radiating solution of the Helmholtz equation from the far field (scattering amplitude). This estimates contain the best possible Lipschitz term, a Holder term, and terms ... 
Pellet ablation in Tokamak reactors
(Wichita State University, 201507)We implemented a rotational cloud model for the simulation of pellet ablation in a Tokamak reactor. We have shown that the ablation rate in the rotational cloud model converges quickly to a steady state value independent ... 
A multiple decision procedure for testing with ordered alternatives
(Wichita State University, 201507)In testing hypotheses with ordered alternatives, the conclusion of an order restriction when rejecting the null hypothesis is very sensitive to the correctness of the assumed model. In other words, when the null hypothesis ... 
Modules for the investigation of the central fan question through numerical computation
(Wichita State University, 201505)In this thesis, we continue the research of investigating the central fan question through numerical computation of minimal surfaces and the author develops a new conformal map in hopes of producing a more accurate and ... 
How to lift positive Ricci curvature
(Mathematical Sciences Publishers, 20150521)We show how to lift positive Ricci and almost nonnegative curvatures from an orbit space M / G to the corresponding Gmanifold, M. We apply the results to get new examples of Riemannian manifolds that satisfy both curvature ... 
Role of Cu2+ substitution on the structural and magnetic properties of Niferrite nanoparticles synthesized by the microwavecombustion method
(Elsevier B.V., 201511)Ni1xCuxFe2O4 (x=0.00, 0.05, 0.10, 0.15, 0.20 and 0.25) nanoparticles were successfully synthesized by microwaveinduced combustion process using urea as fuel. The structural and magnetic properties of the samples were ... 
The NOvA far detector data acquisition system
(2014)Biery, Kurt, et al. "The NOvA Far Detector Data Acquisition System." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 513 no 1. doi:10.1088/17426596/513/1/012041. 
Isotropic covariance matrix functions on all spheres
(Springer International Publishing AG, 201508)This paper reviews and introduces characterizations of the covariance function on all spheres that is isotropic and continuous, and characterizations of the covariance matrix function on all spheres whose entries are ... 
FischerTropsch synthesis: Effect of ammonia in syngas on the FischerTropsch synthesis performance of a precipitated iron catalyst
(Elsevier B.V., 201506)The effect of ammonia in syngas on the FischerTropsch synthesis (FTS) reaction over 100Fe/5.1Si/2.0Cu/3.0K catalyst was studied at 220270 degrees C and 1.3 MPa using a 1L slurry phase reactor. The ammonia added in syngas ... 
FischerTropsch synthesis: Effects of hydrohalic acids in syngas on a precipitated iron catalyst
(American Chemical Society, 201505)The current investigation was undertaken to identify limits of hydrohalic acid (HX, X = F, Cl, Br) impurities in syngas and shed light on the mechanism of FIX poisoning of a 100 Fe/5.1 Si/2 Cu/3 K FTS catalyst under ... 
Multifractional vector Brownian motions, their decompositions, and generalizations
(Taylor & Francis Group, 20150504)This article introduces three types of covariance matrix structures for Gaussian or elliptically contoured vector random fields in space and/or time, which include fractional, bifractional, and trifractional vector Brownian ... 
Logistic vector random fields with logistic direct and cross covariances
(Elsevier B.V., 201506)The logistic vector random field is introduced in this paper as a scale mixture of Gaussian vector random fields, and is thus a particular elliptically contoured (spherically invariant) vector random field. Such a logistic ... 
Increasing stability for the inverse problem of the Schrodinger equation with the partial Cauchy data
(American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 201505)To show increasing stability in the problem of recovering potential c is an element of C1 (Omega) in the Schrodinger equation with the given partial Cauchy data when energy frequency k is growing, we will obtain some ... 
Zeta function of selfadjoint operators on surfaces of revolution
(IOP Publishing, 20150410)In this article we analyze the zeta function for the Laplace operator on a surface of revolution. A variety of boundary conditions, separated and unseparated, are considered. Formulas for several residues and values of the ... 
Stellar models of multiple populations in globular clusters  I. The main sequence of NGC 6752
(Oxford University Press, 20150111)We present stellar atmosphere and evolution models of mainsequence stars in two stellar populations of the Galactic globular cluster NGC 6752. These populations represent the two extremes of lightelement abundance ... 
FischerTropsch synthesis: activity and selectivity of chiFe5C2 and circle minusFe3C carbides
(American Chemical Society, 20140810)Two different iron carbides, Hägg (χFe5C2) and cementite (ϴFe3C) for FischerTropsch synthesis (FTS) was investigated. Both iron carbides were oxidized to Fe3O4 during FTS. Hägg carbide (χFe5C2), initially exhibits ... 
Hspaces, loop spaces and the space of positive scalar curvature metrics on the sphere
(Mathematical Sciences Publishers, 20141002)For dimensions n >= 3, we show that the space Riem(+)(Sn) of metrics of positive scalar curvature on the sphere Sn is homotopy equivalent to a subspace of itself which takes the form of an Hspace with a homotopy ...