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• (1991)
CO-adducts of heme proteins have IR absorption bands over the range 2200-1900 cm$\sp{-1}$. Flash photolysis can break the Fe-C bond, freeing the ligand. Below the glass-transition temperature of the protein-solvent system, ...

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• (1988)
We have fabricated and measured electrical transport properties of arrays of proximity-coupled superconductor islands as a function of temperature, magnetic field, and bias current for several geometries. The weakly-coupled ...

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• (1986)
Phase separation temperatures have been determined in bee 3He-4He mixtures as a function of 3He concentration and melting pressure from measurements of changes in the x-ray lattice parameter and peak shape. A new rigid ...

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• (1975)
It has been shown that the relatively simple Born model for the interatomic potential energy is sufficient to successfully predict the cohesive energies, the transition pressure, the effects of non-hydrostatic stress, ...

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• (1977)
The position-space renormalization-group (PSRG) approach has given impressive results in studies of phase transitions and critical phenomena. Most work has focussed on the local critical properties of rather simple models. ...

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• (1977)

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• (1981)
In Part I of this thesis, we present experimental evidence demonstrating that a metal-insulator (M-I) phase transition can occur separately from the liquid-gas (L-G) transition in the exciton/electron-hole (e-h) gas/e-h ...

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• (1981)
In Part I of this thesis, we present experimental evidence demonstrating that a metal-insulator (M-I) phase transition can occur separately from the liquid-gas (L-G) transition in the exciton/electron-hole (e-h) gas/e-h ...

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• (2013-05-24)
In this thesis, I consider systems from two seemingly different fields: fluid dynamics and microbial ecology. In these systems, the unifying features are the existences of global non-equilibrium steady states. I consider ...

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• (1997)
Topological excitations in lattice gauge theories are studied with an aim towards understanding the role of such excitations in the Abelian Higgs model. First, the topological excitations of the compact U(l) lattice Higgs ...

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• (2009)
We have also discussed various methodological issues faced in the analysis of high-throughput experiments. In particular, novel methods for noise removal and for visualization are presented.

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• (2006-10)
Motor proteins produce directional movement and mechanical output in cells by converting chemical energy into mechanical work. Innovative applications of physics experimental techniques to the study of motor proteins have ...

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• (1984)

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• (1982)
This thesis describes the development of the phonon imaging method. This technique permits the direct measurement of the angular and temporal distribution of phonons emitted from a point source of heat in insulators at low ...

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• (1993)
I have studied phonon scattering by ferroelectric domain walls in KH2P04 (KDP) using thermal conductivity and phonon imaging measurements of samples in both single-domain (poled) and multidomain states. Domains were ...

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