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• (Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001-10)

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• (2003-12)
MSSP is a new execution paradigm that achieves high performance by removing correctness constraints from the critical path. A collection of concurrently executing slave processors, which are not on the critical path, check ...

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• (2010-09-13)
Many Distributed Real-Time Systems (DRTS), such as integrated modular avionics systems and distributed control systems in motor vehicles, are made up of a collection of components communicating asynchronously among ...

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• (2009-11-12)
Due to physical requirements, what in essence and at a higher level of abstraction is a logically synchronous real-time system has to be often realized as a distributed, asynchronous system. Getting asynchronous real-time ...

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• (2011-08-25)
Human operators are unique in their decision making capability, judgment and nondeterminism. Their sense of judgment, unpredictable decision procedures, susceptibility to environmental elements can cause them to erroneously ...

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• (2010-08-31)
The technologies of aerobic granular sludge sequencing batch reactor (SBR) and membrane bioreactor (MBR) were combined in an attempt to develop an aerobic granular sludge membrane bioreactor (GMBR). The objectives were to ...

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• (2014-01-16)
An inertial electrostatic confinement (IEC) device has several pressure and grid-geometry dependent modes of operation for the confinement of plasma. Although the symmetric grid star-mode is the most often studied for its ...

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• (2011-08-25)
Radiation damage effects are of primary concern for materials used in nuclear energy production. In this study, emphasis was given to the processes of formation and growth of radiation-induced defect structures in oxide ...

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• (2013-05-28)
Chloramination is increasingly being used in the United States as a secondary disinfectant as a result of tighter regulations on selected disinfection by-products (DBPs) that include four trihalomethanes and five haloacetic ...

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• (1984)
Rapid solidification processing (RSP) has been used to produce extended solid solutions of rare earth elements and O in Ti, and some of its alloys. RSP has been effected by laser surface melting and the resulting microstructures ...

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• (2009)
Chapter 1 of this thesis describes the BLAG process, and the structural properties of the nanostructures produced by BLAG. Chapters 2 and 3 discuss specific applications of BLAG. Chapter 2 focuses on compound and elemental ...

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• (2005-10)
The first generation of stars to form in the universe have a profound impact on their environment. These stars are responsible for beginning the universe's transition from a "cosmic dark age" where no sources of visible ...

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• (1982)
Localized deposits of silicon nitride, which are stable to at least 5000 C, have been formed by a new technique: electron bombardment of nitrogen molecules weakly bound on a clean Si(100)-(2 x 1) surface chilled to T ~ 30° ...

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• (Coordinated Science Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982-02)

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• (1982)
Localized deposits of silicon nitride, which are stable to at least 500(DEGREES)C, have been formed by a new technique: electron bombardment of nitrogen molecules weakly bound on a clean Si(100)-(2 X 1) surface chilled to ...

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• (2014-09-16)
This thesis details methodologies for a single-step approach to realise heterogeneous, three-dimensional (3D) texturing of graphene and graphite by using thermally-activated shape-memory polymers as the underlying substrate ...

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• (2006)
Finally, we consider the propagation of a detonation though media with hydraulic resistance. In the framework of the model three-step reaction we demonstrate multiplicity of the detonation regimes. We construct detonation ...

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• (2017-04-28)
The objective of this work was to understand the mechanisms responsible for formwork pressure drop over time in case of self consolidating concrete (SCC). The fresh state properties of SCC, mortar, and cement paste mixes ...

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• (2014-09-16)
This dissertation considers three topics. The first part discusses the pricing of American options under a local volatility model and two jump diffusion models: Kou's jump diffusion model and the Dupire system. In Chapter ...

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• (1991)
An efficient method of solving the 2${1\over 2}$-dimensional electromagnetic forward scattering problem in the time domain is developed, which circumvents the use of three-dimensional arrays to solve the vector wave problem. ...

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