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    • Machine learning applied to programming quantum computers 

      Steck, James E.; Behrman, Elizabeth C.; Thompson, Nathan L. (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2019-01-06)
      We apply machine learning to “program” quantum computers, both in simulation and in experimental hardware. A major difficulty in quantum computing is developing effective algorithms that can be programmed on a quantum ...
    • Matched-pairs tests of homogeneity with applications to homologous nucleotide sequences 

      Ababneh, Faisal; Jermiin, Lars S.; Ma, Chunsheng; Robinson, John (Oxford University Press, 2006-05-15)
      Motivation: Most phylogenetic methods assume that the sequences of nucleotides or amino acids have evolved under stationary, reversible and homogeneous conditions. When these assumptions are violated by the data, there ...
    • Measurement of charged pion production yields off the NuMI target 

      Paley, Jonathan; Messier, M. D.; Raja, R.; Akgun, U.; Asner, D. M.; Aydin, G.; Baker, W.; Barnes, P. D. Jr; Bergfeld, T.; Beverly, L.; Bhatnagar, V.; Choudhary, B.; Dukes, E. C.; Duru, F.; Feldman, G. J.; Godley, A.; Graf, N.; Gronberg, J.; Gulmez, E.; Gunaydin, Y. O.; Gustafson, H. R.; Hartouni, E. P.; Hanlet, P.; Heffner, M.; Kaplan, D. M.; Kamaev, O.; Klay, J.; Kumar, A.; Lange, D. J.; Lebedev, A.; Ling, J.; Longo, M. J.; Lu, L. C.; Materniak, C.; Mahajan, S.; Meyer, Holger; Miller, D. E.; Mishra, S. R.; Nelson, K.; Nigmanov, T.; Norman, Andrew; Onel, Y.; Penzo, A.; Peterson, R. J.; Rajaram, D.; Ratnikov, D.; Rosenfeld, C.; Rubin, H.; Seun, S.; Singh, A.; Solomey, Nickolas; Soltz, R. A.; Torun, Y.; Wilson, K.; Wright, D. M.; Wu, Q. K. (American Physical Society, 2014-09)
      The fixed-target Main Injector Particle Production (MIPP) experiment, Fermilab E907, was designed to measure the production of hadrons from the collisions of hadrons of momenta ranging from 5 to 120 GeV/c on a variety of ...
    • Measurement of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $π^0$ production in the NOvA near detector 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2020-07-09)
      The cross section of neutrino-induced neutral-current coherent $\pi^0$ production on a carbon-dominated target is measured in the NOvA near detector. This measurement uses a narrow-band neutrino beam with an average neutrino ...
    • Measurement of the neutrino mixing angle $θ_{23}$ in NOvA 

      Meyer, Holger; Muether, Mathew; Solomey, Nickolas (American Physical Society, 2017-04-10)
      This Letter reports new results on muon neutrino disappearance from NOvA, using a 14 kton detector equivalent exposure of $6.05\times10^{20}$ protons-on-target from the NuMI beam at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. ...
    • Metrics of positive scalar curvature and generalised Morse functions, part II 

      Walsh, Mark (American Mathematical Society, 2014-01)
      The surgery technique of Gromov and Lawson may be used to construct families of positive scalar curvature metrics which are parameterised by Morse functions. This has played an important role in the study of the space of ...
    • Mittag-Leffler vector random fields with Mittag-Leffler direct and cross covariance functions 

      Ma, Chunsheng (Springer Heidelberg, 2013-10)
      In terms of the two-parameter Mittag-Leffler function with specified parameters, this paper introduces the Mittag-Leffler vector random field through its finite-dimensional characteristic functions, which is essentially ...
    • Models for inviscid wakes past a normal plate 

      Elcrat, Alan R.; Zannetti, L. (Cambridge University Press, 2012-10-10)
      Closed and open hollow wakes are considered as analytic models for the two-dimensional inviscid steady flow past a plate normal to the stream. It is shown that only open configurations which satisfy the Kutta condition ...
    • Models for metal-poor stars with enhanced abundances of C, N, O, Ne, Na, Mg, Si, S, Ca, and Ti, in turn, at constant helium and iron abundances 

      VandenBerg, Don A.; Bergbusch, Peter A.; Dotter, Aaron; Ferguson, Jason W.; Michaud, Georges; Richer, Jacques; Proffitt, Charles R. (IOP Publishing, 2012-08-10)
      Recent work has shown that most globular clusters have at least two chemically distinct components, as well as cluster-to-cluster differences in the mean [O/Fe], [Mg/Fe], and [Si/Fe] ratios at similar [Fe/H] values. In ...
    • Models of parenting and its effect on academic productivity: Preliminary results from an international survey 

      Derrick, Gemma Elizabeth; Jaeger, Adam; Chen, Pei Ying; Sugimoto, Cassidy R.; van Leeuwen, Th N.; Larivière, Vincent (International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, 2019-09)
      This preliminary paper investigates the cost of parenting engagement on academic productivity and impact. Instead of investigating the relationship between gender and academia, this study focuses on time invested in parenting ...
    • Modules for the investigation of the central fan question through numerical computation 

      Nguyen, Francis Le (Wichita State University, 2015-05)
      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 ...
    • Monochromatic molecular absorption coefficients for use in calculations of stellar opacity 

      Ehrmann, Kari Lynn (Wichita State University, 2018-05)
      In order to fully understand stellar structure, it is necessary to know the opacity, as it influences the behavior of radiative transfer within the stellar interior. Opacity plays an important role in the onset of ...
    • Monochromatic molecular absorption coefficients for use in calculations of stellar opacity 

      Ehrmann, Kari (Wichita State University, 2018-04-27)
      In order to fully understand stellar structure, it is necessary to know the opacity, as it influences the behavior of radiative transfer within the stellar interior. Opacity plays an important role in the onset of convection ...
    • Monte Carlo simulations of a near-solar orbit neutrino detector 

      Gimar, Caleb J. (Wichita State University, 2019-05)
      Neutrinos—weakly interacting subatomic particles often resultant of nuclear processes, including hydrogen fusion—are the only direct insight into the core of the Sun. Previously constructed neutrino detection experiments ...
    • Monte Carlo simulations of a near-solar orbit neutrino detector 

      Gimar, Caleb; Nelsen, Austin; Buchele, Lynn (Wichita State University, 2019-04-26)
      Neutrinos -- weakly interacting subatomic particles often resultant of nuclear processes, including hydrogen fusion -- are the only direct insight into the core of the Sun. Previously constructed neutrino detection ...
    • Monte Carlo simulations of a space-based dark matter detector 

      Tripathi, Shrey (Wichita State University, 2021-05)
      It has been well established that a large percentage of the material in the universe is in an undiscovered form; Dark Matter. Most of this material is gravitationally condensed together as galaxies and clusters of galaxies. ...
    • Mossbauer and magnetization studies of nickel ferrite nanoparticles synthesized by the microwave-combustion method 

      Mahmoud, Mohamed H.; Elshahawy, A. M.; Makhlouf, Salah A.; Hamdeh, Hussein H. (ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, 2013-10)
      Nanocrystalline nickel ferrite was synthesized from its stoichiometric metal nitrates and urea mixtures, using a microwave assisted combustion method. The process was a convenient, inexpensive and an efficient method for ...
    • Mossbauer investigations in hematite nanoparticles 

      Al-Omari, Imaddin A.; Narayanaswamy, Venkatesha; Halder, Sajib; Hamdeh, Hussein H.; Alaabed, Sulaiman; Kamzin, Aleksandr. S.; Muralee Gopi, Chandu V.V.; Khaleel, Abbas A.; Issa, Bashar; Obaidat, Ihab M. (AMG Transcend Association, 2021-10-16)
      Hematite nanoparticles of average size 20 nm were synthesized using the sol-gel method, and the structural characterizations were conducted using XRD and TEM. The XRD profile revealed a small fraction of the maghemite ...
    • The multi-layer free boundary problem for the p-Laplacian in convex domains 

      Acker, Andrew; Henrot, Antoine; Poghosyan, Mikayel; Shahgholian, Henrik (European Mathematical Society, 2004-08-21)
      The main result of this paper concerns existence of classical solutions to the multi-layer Bernoulli free boundary problem with nonlinear joining conditions and the p-Laplacian as gov- erning operator. The present treatment ...
    • Multi-scale phase-field modeling of layer-by-layer powder compact densification during solid-state direct metal laser sintering 

      Wang, Xiao; Liu, Yuan; Li, Like; Yenusah, Caleb O.; Xiao, Yaohong; Chen, Lei (Elsevier, 2021-05-01)
      Solid-state direct metal laser sintering (S-DMLS) builds structures by using laser energy to sinter powder particles in a layer-by-layer manner. Powder size distribution (PSD) is an important parameter governing the ...