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  • Smith, DR; Urzhumov, Y; Kundtz, NB; Landy, NI (2010-09-27)
    We apply the transformation optical technique to modify or improve conventional refractive and gradient index optical imaging devices. In particular, when it is known that a detector will terminate the paths of rays over ...
  • Schmittberger, BL; Gauthier, DJ (2014-07-11)
    There is a broad interest in enhancing the strength of light-atom interactions to the point where injecting a single photon induces a nonlinear material response. Here we show theoretically that sub-Doppler-cooled two-level ...
  • Cuervo, Eduardo (2012)
    <p>Advances in mobile hardware and operating systems have made mobile a first-class development platform. Activities such as web browsing, casual game play, media playback, and document reading are now as common on mobile ...
  • Davis, Holly (2013-04-17)
    With the advent of mobile devices, opportunities exist for increased citizen science data collection. This study evaluates options for how smartphones and tablets can enhance existing sea turtle conservation efforts in ...
  • Moore, JW (2015-10-06)
    The experiments in the Cole and Moore article in the first issue of the Biophysical Journal provided the first independent experimental confirmation of the Hodgkin-Huxley (HH) equations. A log-log plot of the K current ...
  • Polans, James Matthew (2016)
    <p>The goal of my Ph.D. thesis is to enhance the visualization of the peripheral retina using wide-field optical coherence tomography (OCT) in a clinical setting.</p><p>OCT has gain widespread adoption in clinical ophthalmology ...
  • Thompson, PM; Andreassen, OA; Arias-Vasquez, A; Bearden, CE; Boedhoe, PS; Brouwer, RM; Buckner, RL; Buitelaar, JK; Bulayeva, KB; Cannon, DM; Cohen, RA; Conrod, PJ; Dale, AM; Deary, IJ; Dennis, EL; de Reus, MA; Desrivieres, S; Dima, D; Donohoe, G; Fisher, SE; Fouche, JP; Francks, C; Frangou, S; Franke, B; Ganjgahi, H; Garavan, H; Glahn, DC; Grabe, HJ; Guadalupe, T; Gutman, BA; Hashimoto, R; Hibar, DP; Holland, D; Hoogman, M; Pol, HE; Hosten, N; Jahanshad, N; Kelly, S; Kochunov, P; Kremen, WS; Lee, PH; Mackey, S; Martin, NG; Mazoyer, B; McDonald, C; Medland, SE; Morey, RA; Nichols, TE; Paus, T; Pausova, Z; Schmaal, L; Schumann, G; Shen, L; Sisodiya, SM; Smit, DJ; Smoller, JW; Stein, DJ; Stein, JL; Toro, R; Turner, JA; van den Heuvel, MP; van den Heuvel, OL; van Erp, TG; van Rooij, D; Veltman, DJ; Walter, H; Wang, Y; Wardlaw, JM; Whelan, CD; Wright, MJ; Ye, J; ENIGMA Consortium (2017-01-15)
    In this review, we discuss recent work by the ENIGMA Consortium (http://enigma.ini.usc.edu) - a global alliance of over 500 scientists spread across 200 institutions in 35 countries collectively analyzing brain imaging, ...
  • Bradley, Rory (2016-06-03)
    <p>This dissertation explores the place of ghosts in late eighteenth-century German texts, where they appear with surprising frequency despite widespread disbelief in their ontological reality. These ghosts could simply ...
  • Peyser, Bruce Theodore; Daily, Kathryn; Hudak, Nicholas Mark; Railey, Kenyon Michael; Bosworth, Hayden Barry (2014)
    PURPOSE: To explore the barriers and incentives that affect primary care providers who precept students in outpatient clinics in the US. METHOD: In 2013, leadership of our large primary care group sent a 20-question survey ...
  • Sanderson, Anthony (2010-12-10)
    Background Past studies have typically focused on the effect of health insurance on primary health care for children, but few have assessed the effect the type of health insurance coverage has on primary care. This research ...
  • Mooney, Melissa S. (2003)
    In the Gulf of Maine, the entanglement of humpback whales in fishing gear is a substantial source of human-caused mortality. The current mortality and serious injury of humpback whales in the Gulf of Maine is twice the ...
  • Garg, Sukanya (2014-04-27)
    Nearly one-third of Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is between the age group of 10 and 24 years (Devlin, 2013). This is only expected to grow further. However, the region has the fewest number of wage-earners (Monga, 2013). ...
  • Bryan, AR; Rabinovich, CE (2014-12)
    Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is the most common rheumatic disease in childhood. Enthesitis-related arthritis (ERA) is one of the seven JIA subtypes classified by the International League of Associations for Rheumatology ...
  • Price, CC; Wood, MF; Leonard, CM; Towler, S; Ward, J; Montijo, H; Kellison, I; Bowers, D; Monk, T; Newcomer, JC; Schmalfuss, I (2010-09)
    Measuring the entorhinal cortex (ERC) is challenging due to lateral border discrimination from the perirhinal cortex. From a sample of 39 nondemented older adults who completed volumetric image scans and verbal memory ...
  • Bejan, Adrian; Alalaimi, M; Sabau, AS; Lorente, S (2017-01-01)
    © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. Here we explore the idea that the highest heat transfer rate between two fluids in a given volume is achieved when plate channel lengths are given by the thermal entrance length, i.e., when the thermal ...
  • Hickey, Julia (2011-05-13)
    Un des plus grands écrivains du 19ème siècle, Honoré de Balzac écrit son chef d’œuvre La Comédie humaine entre 1829 et 1850. La Comédie humaine dépeint la vie quotidienne à Paris et en province pendant la Restauration, ...
  • Tsai, HM; Müller, B (2012-01-05)
    The Husimi distribution provides for a coarse-grained representation of the phase-space distribution of a quantum system, which may be used to track the growth of entropy of the system. We present a general and systematic ...
  • Grabowski, HG; Ridley, DB; Schulman, KA (2007-06-01)
    Patents for several blockbuster biological products are expected to expire soon. The Food and Drug Administration is examining whether biologies can and should be treated like pharmaceuticals with regard to generics. In ...
  • Stefanski, Stephanie; Smith, Martin D. (Marine Resource Economics, 2016)
    Duke PhD student Stephanie Stefanski recently taught a class focused on the process of designing, implementing, and analyzing the results from an economic valuation survey. The class was given as a module to inform the ...
  • Dolutskaya, Sofia I. (2009)
    <p>This study is a comparative historical analysis of the link between environmental activism and state-society relations in 20th century Russia and Mexico. It explores the three main currents of environmentalism that ...