Recent Submissions

  • Special issue on wearable medical devices for healthcare measurements 

    Wei, Wei; Wu, Jinsong; Zhu, Chunsheng (Elsevier, 2020)
  • Soot pyrometry by emission measurements at different wavelengths in laminar axisymmetric flames 

    Cruz, J.J.; Figueira da Silva, Luis Fernando; Escudero, F.; Cepeda, F.; Elicer Cortés, J.C.; Fuentes, A. (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    In this work, a multi-wavelength pyrometry method is proposed in order to evaluate soot temperature for laminar axisymmetric non-premixed flames. A single radiative model that combines three detection wavelengths is developed ...
  • Refining the partition for multifold conic optimization problems 

    Ramírez Cabrera, Héctor; Roshchina, Vera (Taylor and Francis, 2020)
    In this paper, we give a unified treatment of two different definitions of complementarity partition of multifold conic programs introduced independently in Bonnans and Ramirez [Perturbation analysis of second-order cone ...
  • Photocatalytic reduction and anti-bacterial activity of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles against multi drug resistant Staphylococcus saprophyticus BDUMS 5 (MN310601) 

    Rajivgandhi, Govindan Nadar; Maruthupandy, Muthuchamy; Li, Jia-Ling; Dong, Lei; Alharbi, Naiyf S.; Kadaikunnan, Shine; Khaled, Jamal M.; Alanzi, Khalid F.; Li, Wen Jun (Elsevier, 2020)
    In this study, silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) was eco-friendly synthesized using purified flavonoid rich content of Morinda citrifolia (M. citrifolia) extract. The synthesized Ag NPs was exhibited at 420 nm in UV-spectrometer, ...
  • Performance of TiO2 nanoparticles synthesized by microwave and solvothermal methods as photoanode in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) 

    Ramakrishnan, Venkatraman Madurai; Pitchaiya, Selvakumar; Muthukumarasamy, N.; Kvamme, Kristin; Mahadevan, Rajesh; Agilan, S.; Pugazhendhi, Arivalagan; Velauthapillai, Dhayalan (Elsevier, 2020)
    In this work, a direct comparison of the properties of the TiO2 nanoparticles prepared by microwave and solvothermal methods were carried out and its performance as photoanode in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) was ...
  • Landscape disturbance gradients: the importance of the type of scene when evaluating landscape preferences and perceptions 

    Altamirano, Adison; González Suhr, Carolina; Marien, Caroline; Catalán, Germán; Miranda, Alejandro; Prado, Marco; Tits, Laurent; Vieli, Lorena; Meli, Paula (MDPI, 2020)
    Understanding of people's landscape preferences is important for decision-making about land planning, particularly in the disturbance patterns that usually occur in rural-urban gradients. However, the use of different types ...
  • Interaction between vegetation patches and gaps: A self-organized response to wáter scarcity 

    Tlidi, M.; Berríos Caro, E.; Pinto Ramo, D.; Vladimirov, A. G; Clerc Gavilán, Marcel (Elsevier, 2020)
    The dynamics of ecological systems are often described by integrodifferential equations that incorporate nonlocal interactions associated with facilitative, competitive interactions between plants, and seed dispersion. In ...
  • Exploring sulfate and metals removal from Andean acid mine drainage using CaCO3-rich residues from agri-food industries and witherite (BaCO3) 

    Larraguibel, Alfonso; Navarrete Calvo, Álvaro; García, Sebastián; Armijos, Víctor F.; Caraballo Monge, Manuel (Elsevier, 2020)
    Dispersed alkaline substrate (DAS) is a matured passive remediation technology that has shown very high performances treating acid mine drainages (AMD). However, this remediation approach needs to improve its environmental ...
  • Global quieting of high-frequency seismic noise due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures 

    Lecocq, Thomas; Hicks, Stephen P.; Van Noten, Koen; van Wijk, Kasper; Koelemeijer, Paula; De Plaen, Raphael S. M.; Massin, Frederick; Hillers, Gregor; Anthony, Robert E.; Apoloner, Maria Theresia; Arroyo Solorzano, Mario; Assink, Jelle D.; Bueyuekakpinar, Pinar; Cannata, Andrea; Cannavo, Flavio; Carrasco, Sebastian; Caudron, Corentin; Chaves, Esteban J.; Cornwell, David G.; Craig, David; den Ouden, Olivier F. C.; Díaz, Jordi; Donner, Stefanie; Evangelidis, Christos P.; Evers, Laslo; Fauville, Benoit; Fernández, Gonzalo A.; Giannopoulos, Dimitrios; Gibbons, Steven J.; Girona, Tarsilo; Grecu, Bogdan; Grunberg, Marc; Hetenyi, Gyorgy; Horleston, Anna; Inza, Adolfo; Irving, Jessica C. E.; Jamalreyhani, Mohammadreza; Kafka, Alan; Koymans, Mathijs R.; Labedz, Celeste R.; Larose, Eric; Lindsey, Nathaniel J.; McKinnon, Mika; Megies, Tobias; Miller, Meghan S.; Minarik, William; Moresi, Louis; Marquez Ramírez, Victor H.; Mollhoff, Martin; Nesbitt, Ian M.; Niyogi, Shankho; Ojeda, Javier; Oth, Adrien; Proud, Simon; Pulli, Jay; Retailleau, Lise; Rintamaki, Annukka E.; Satriano, Claudio; Savage, Martha K.; Shani Kadmiel, Shahar; Sleeman, Reinoud; Sokos, Efthimios; Stammler, Klaus; Stott, Alexander E.; Subedi, Shiba; Sorensen, Mathilde B.; Taira, Taka'aki; Tapia, Mar; Turhan, Fatih; van der Pluijm, Ben; Vanstone, Mark; Vergne, Jerome; Vuorinen, Tommi A. T.; Warren, Tristram; Wassermann, Joachim; Xiao, Han (Amer Assoc Advancement Science, 2020)
    Human activity causes vibrations that propagate into the ground as high-frequency seismic waves. Measures to mitigate the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic caused widespread changes in human activity, leading ...
  • Soil electrical resistivity monitoring as a practical tool for evaluating irrigation systems efficiency at the orchard scale: a case study in a vineyard in Central Chile 

    Araya Vargas, J.; Gil, P. M.; Meza, F. J.; Yáñez, G.; Menanno, G.; García Gutiérrez, V.; Luque, A. J.; Poblete, F.; Figueroa, R.; Maringue, J.; Pérez Estay, N.; Sanhueza, J. (Springer, 2021)
    In many orchards, irrigation scheduling is designed based on data from meteorological networks and considering homogeneous soil properties. Such assumptions may result in inefficient irrigation, which is difficult to ...
  • Spitzer Reveals Evidence of Molecular Absorption in the Atmosphere of the Hot Neptune LTT 9779b 

    Dragomir, Diana; Crossfield, Ian J. M.; Benneke, Bjoern; Wong, Ian; Daylan, Tansu; Díaz, Matias; Deming, Drake; Molliere, Paul; Kreidberg, Laura; Jenkins, James Stewart; Berardo, David; Christiansen, Jessie L.; Dressing, Courtney D.; Gorjian, Varoujan; Kane, Stephen R.; Mikal Evans, Thomas; Morales, Farisa Y.; Werner, Michael; Ricker, George R.; Vanderspek, Roland; Seager, S.; Winn, Joshua N.; Jenkins, Jon M.; Colon, Knicole D.; Fong, Willie; Cuevas Guerrero, Natalia Alejandra; Hesse, Katharine; Osborn, Hugh P.; Rose, Mark E.; Smith, Jeffrey C.; Ting, Eric B. (IOP, 2020)
    Non-rocky sub-Jovian exoplanets in high-irradiation environments are rare. LTT 9779b, also known as Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) object of interest (TOI) 193.01, is one of the few such planets discovered ...
  • Transmission estimation at the cram´er-rao bound for squeezed states of light in the presence of loss and imperfect detection 

    Woodworth, Timothy S.; Chan, Kam Wai Clifford; Hermann Avigliano, Carla; Marino, Alberto M. (American Physical Society, 2020)
    Enhancing the precision of a measurement requires maximizing the information that can be gained about the quantity of interest from probing a system. For optical-based measurements, such an enhancement can be achieved ...
  • Supershear frictional ruptures along bimaterial interfaces 

    Shlomai, H.; Adda-Bedia, M.; Arias Federici, Rodrigo; Fineberg, Jay (Amer Geophysical Union, 2020)
    We experimentally and analytically explore supershear ruptures that are excited at the onset of frictional motion within "bimaterial interfaces," frictional interfaces formed by contacting bodies having different elastic ...
  • Stein hypothesis and screening effect for covariances with compact support 

    Porcu, Emilio; Zastavnyi, Viktor; Bevilacqua, Moreno; Emery, Xavier (Inst Mathematical Statistics, 2020)
    In spatial statistics, the screening effect historically refers to the situation when the observations located far from the predict and receive a small (ideally, zero) kriging weight. Several factors play a crucial role ...
  • Soil electrical resistivity monitoring as a practical tool for evaluating irrigation systems efficiency at the orchard scale: a case study in a vineyard in Central Chile 

    Araya Vargas, J.; Gil, P. M.; Meza, F. J.; Yáñez, G.; Menanno, G.; García Gutiérrez, V.; Luque, A.J.; Poblete, F.; Figueroa, R.; Maringue, J.; Pérez Estay, Nicolás; Sanhueza, J. (Springer, 2020)
    In many orchards, irrigation scheduling is designed based on data from meteorological networks and considering homogeneous soil properties. Such assumptions may result in inefficient irrigation, which is difficult to ...
  • Single-layer dichroic filters for multifrequency receivers at THz Frequencies 

    Montofre, Daniel; Khudchenko, Andrey; Mena Mena, Fausto Patricio; Hesper, Ronald; Baryshev, Andrey M. (IEEE, 2020)
    In this work, we report the design, construction, and characterization of two free-standing single-layer frequency-selective surface structures to be used as dichroic filters in the THz range. Their spectral responses are ...
  • Provenance of northwestern Patagonian river sediments (44-48 degrees S): A critical evaluation of mineralogical, geochemical and isotopic tracers 

    Liu, Dawei; Bertrand, Sebastien; Villaseñor, Tania; Van Dijck, Toon; Fagel, Nathalie; Mattielli, Nadine (Elsevier, 2020)
    The ability to trace and quantify sediment provenance in northwestern Patagonia is increasingly needed to properly understand modem sediment erosion and transport processes in this rapidly changing environment, and to ...
  • Progenitor properties of type II supernovae: fitting to hydrodynamical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo methods 

    Martínez, L.; Bersten, M. C.; Anderson, J. P.; González Gaitán, S.; Forster Burón, Francisco; Folatelli, Gastón (EDP Science, 2020)
    Context. The progenitor and explosion properties of type II supernovae (SNe II) are fundamental to understanding the evolution of massive stars. Particular attention has been paid to the initial masses of their progenitors, ...
  • The stability for an inverse problem of bottom recovering in water-waves 

    Lecaros, R.; López Ríos, J.; Ortega Palma, Jaime; Zamorano, S. (IOP, 2020)
    In this article we deal with a class of geometric inverse problem for bottom detection by one single measurement on the free surface in water-waves. We found upper and lower bounds for the size of the region enclosed between ...
  • Non-Strategic capacity withholding from distributed energy storage within microgrids providing energy and reserve services 

    Lanas, Fernando J.; Martínez Conde, Francisco J.; Alvarado, Diego; Moreno Vieyra, Rodrigo; Mendoza Araya, Patricio; Jiménez Estévez, Guillermo (MDPI, 2020)
    Microgrids have the potential to provide security and flexibility to power systems through the integration of a wide range of resources, including distributed energy storage, usually in the form of batteries. An aggregation ...

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