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Submissions from 2019

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Impulsive noise mitigation in underwater acoustic communication systems: Experimental studies, Reza Barazideh, Wensheng Sun, Balasubramanian Natarajan, Alexei Nikitin, and Zhaohui Wang

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Optimal segmentation of high spatial resolution images for the classification of buildings using random forests, James Bialas, Thomas Oommen, and Timothy C. Havens

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Optimal segmentation of high spatial resolution images for the classification of buildings using random forests, James Bialas, Thomas Oommen, and Timothy C. Havens

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Anisoplanatic differential tilt measurements in the 2009 laser communications system experiment, Jeremy P. Bos

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Green fab lab applications of large-area waste polymer-based additive manufacturing, Dennis Byard, Aubrey Woern, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Information-theoretic optimization of full-duplex communication between digital phased arrays, Ian Thomas Cummings, T J. Schulz, Jonathan Doane, Seyed A. Zekavat, and Timothy C. Havens

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Modeling of gate effects on electron transport in a single-electron transistor with two semiconducting islands between two semiconducting electrodes, Paniz Hazaveh, Paul Bergstrom, and John Jaszczak

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High-resolution OFDM-based sensor node ranging within in-homogeneous media of human body, Mohsen Jamalabdollahi, Seyed A. Zekavat, and Kaveh Pahlavan

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Scattering from dielectric metasurfaces in optical and microwave ranges, Saeid Jamilan, Navid Gandji, George Semouchkin, Fatemeh Safari, and Elena Semouchkina

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Specifics of scattering and radiation from sparse and dense dielectric meta-surfaces, Saeid Jamilan, George Semouchkin, Navid Gandji, and Elena Semouchkina

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Online density estimation over high-dimensional data streams, Aref Majdara and Saeid Nooshabadi

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Progressive binary partitioning for performance improvement in multivariate density estimation, Aref Majdara and Saeid Nooshabadi

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A low-cost mobile infrastructure for multi-AUV networking, Barzin Moridian, Li Wei, John Hoffman, Wensheng Sun, Brian R. Page, Matthew Sietsem, Yi Zhang, Zhaohui Wang, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Mechanical properties and applications of recycled polycarbonate particle material extrusion-based additive manufacturing, Matthew J. Reich, Aubrey Woern, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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A benchtop DC microgrid for renewable energy sources integration, Diego A. Aponte Roa, Jeffrey Borres Martinez, Xavier Collazo Fernandez, and Wayne Weaver

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Scalable honeycomb top contact to increase the light absorption and reduce the series resistance of thin film solar cells, Mehdi Sadatgol, Nupur Bihari, Joshua M. Pearce, and Durdo O. Guney

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Efficient distribution system optimal power flow with discrete control of load tap changers, Sharabh Ramshiromani Shukla, Sumit Paudyal, and Mads Almassalkhi

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Improvement and performance evaluation of GPSR-based routing techniques for vehicular ad hoc networks, Andrey Silva, Niaz Reza, and Aurenice M. Oliveira

Open source completely 3-D printable centrifuge, Salil S. Sule, Aliaksei Petsiuk, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Respiratory Cycle-Related EEG Changes (RCREC) predict all-cause mortality in the Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS), Maria-Efstratia Tsimpanouli, George Zhou, Galit L. Dunietz, and Louise M. O'Brien

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0469 Respiratory Cycle-Related EEG Changes (RCREC) Predict All-Cause Mortality in the Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS), Maria-Efstratia Tsimpanouli, George Zhou, Galit Dunietz, Louise O'Brien, Joseph W. Burns, Ronald Chervin, and Stephen Gliske

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Exergy surface shaping and thermodynamic flow control of electro-mechanical-thermal systems, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and David G. Wilson

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Adverse effect of material absorption on stopped light hollow waveguides with negative index metamaterial cladding, Xu Zhang and Durdo O. Guney

Submissions from 2018

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Open-source parametric 3-D printed slot die system for thin film semiconductor processing, L. Y. Beeker, Adam Pringle, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Implementation of Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for assessment of transportation infrastructure - Phase II, Colin Brooks, Richard Dobson, David Banach, Thomas Oommen, Kuilin Zhang, Amlan Mukherjee, Timothy C. Havens, Theresa Ahlborn, Rudiger Escobar-Wolf, Chaitanya Ganesh Bhat, S. Zhao, Q. Lyu, and Nicholas Marion

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Multidimensional optimal droop control for DC microgrids in military applications, Kaitlyn J. Bunker, Michael D. Cook, Wayne Weaver, and Gordon Parker

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Decarbonizing the boardroom? Aligning electric utility executive compensation with climate change incentives, Cleyton Cavallaro, Joshua M. Pearce, and Roman Sidortsov

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Electrical and chemical characterizations of hafnium (IV) oxide films for biological lab-on-a-chip devices, Jeana Collins, H. Moncada Hernandez, S. Habibi, Chito E. Kendrick, Z. Wang, N. Bihari, Paul Bergstrom, and Adrienne Minerick

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Silicon nanowire-based biosensors for low concentration detection of salmonella and escherichia coli in complex mixtures, Thomas Daunais and Paul Bergstrom

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Design optimization of polymer heat exchanger for automated household-scale solar water pasteurizer, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Cost-effectiveness of interventions for alternate food in the United States to address agricultural catastrophes, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Development and experimental testing of microstrip patch antenna-inspired RF probes for 14 T MRI scanners, Navid Gandji, Gangchea Lee, George Semouchkin, Elena Semouchkina, Thomas Neuberger, and Michael Lanagan

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Electromagnetic responses from planar arrays of dielectric nano-disks at overlapping dipolar resonances, Navid Gandji, George Semouchkin, and Elena Semouchkina

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All electric aircraft mid-air recharging via wireless power transfer: Battery requirement study, Shu Ting Goh and Seyed A. Zekavat

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Chemical compatibility of fused filament fabrication-based 3-D printed components with solutions commonly used in semiconductor wet processing, Ismo T. S. Heikkinen, Christoffer Kauppinen, Zhengjun Liu, Sanja M. Asikainen, Steven Spoljaric, Jukka V. Seppälä, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Employing GRIN PC-inspired approach for building invisibility cloak media from photonic crystals, Saeid Jamilan and Elena Semouchkina

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Implementing photonic crystals, instead of metamaterials, in the media of transformation optics-based devices, Saeid Jamilan, George Semouchkin, and Elena Semouchkina

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Self-sufficiency of 3-D printers: utilizing stand-alone solar photovoltaic power systems, Khalid Yousuf Khan, Lucia Gauchia, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Economic impact of substituting solar photovoltaic electric production for tobacco farming, Ram Krishnan and Joshua M. Pearce

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Anisotropic mechanical property variance between ASTM D638-14 type i and type iv fused filament fabricated specimens, John Laureto and Joshua M. Pearce

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Time-optimal input-shaping control of a saturating inductor DC-DC converter, John T. Lukowski, Wayne Weaver, and Rush D. Robinett III

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Economic advantages of dry-etched black silicon in passivated emitter rear cell (PERC) photovoltaic manufacturing, Chiara Modanese, Hannu S. Laine, Toni P. Pasanen, Hele Savin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Properties of Al-doped zinc oxide and In-doped zinc oxide bilayer transparent conducting oxides for solar cell applications, Marikkannan Murugesan, Dinesh Arjunraj, J Mayandi, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Applications of open source GMAW-based metal 3-D printing, Yuenyong Nilsiam, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Belt-driven open source circuit mill using low-cost 3-D printer components, Shane W. Oberloier and Joshua M. Pearce

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Expanding the Consumer Bill of Rights for material ingredients, Joshua M. Pearce

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A national pragmatic safety limit for nuclear weapon quantities, Joshua M. Pearce and David C. Denkenberger

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Development of a resilient 3-D printer for humanitarian crisis response, Benjamin L. Savonen, Tobias Mahan, Maxwell W. Curtis, Jared W. Schreier, John K. Greshonen, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Online modeling and prediction of the large-scale temporal variation in underwater acoustic communication channels, Wensheng Sun and Zhaohui Wang

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Micromorphology analysis of sputtered indium tin oxide fabricated with variable ambient combinations, Ştefan Ţălu, Slawomir Kulesza, Miroslaw Bramowicz, Adam Pringle, Joshua M. Pearce, Marikkannan Murugesan, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, and J. Mayandi

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Effects of silver catalyst concentration in metal assisted chemical etching of silicon, Ragavendran Venkatesan, Muthu Kumar Arivalagan, Vishnukanthan Venkatachalapathy, Joshua M. Pearce, and Jeyanthinath Mayandi

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Reinforcement learning-based multi-AUV adaptive trajectory planning for under-ice field estimation, Chaofeng Wang, Li Wei, Zhaohui Wang, Min Song, and Nina Mahmoudian

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WEC array electro-mechanical drivetrain networked microgrid control design and energy storage system analysis, David Wilson, Wayne Weaver, Giorgio Bacelli, and Christopher J. Robinette

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Fused particle fabrication 3-D printing: Recycled materials’ optimization and mechanical properties, Aubrey Woern, Dennis Byard, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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RepRapable Recyclebot: Open source 3-D printable extruder for converting plastic to 3-D printing filament, Aubrey Woern, Joseph McCaslin, Adam Pringle, and Joshua M. Pearce

Submissions from 2017

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Agrivoltaic potential on grape farms in India, Chandrasekaran Abinaya, J. Mayandi, Julia Osborne, Megan C. Frost, Craig Ekstrum, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Synthetic method dependent physicochemical properties and electrochemical performance of Ni-doped ZnO, Chandrasekaran Abinaya, Thibeorchews Prasankumar, Sujin P. Jose, Kandasamy Anitha, Craig Ekstrum, Joshua M. Pearce, and Jeyanthinath Mayandi

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Inhibition of growth of S. epidermidis by hydrothermally synthesized ZnO nanoplates, C. Abinaya, J. Mayandi, Julia Osborne, Megan C. Frost, Craig Ekstrum, and Joshua M. Pearce

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General design procedures for airport-based solar photovoltaic systems, Anurag Anurag, Jiemin Zhang, Jephias Gwamuri, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open-source automated mapping four-point probe, Handy Chandra, Spencer W. Allen, Shane W. Oberloier, Nupur Bihari, Jephias Gwamuri, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Feeding everyone if the sun is obscured and industry is disabled, David C. Denkenberger, D. Dorothea Cole, Mohamed Abdelkhaliq, Michael Griswold, Allen B. Hundley, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Cost-effectiveness of interventions for alternate food in the United States to address agricultural catastrophes, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source 3D printers: an appropriate technology for building low cost optics labs for the developing communities, Jephias Gwamuri and Joshua M. Pearce

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Ambiance-dependent agglomeration and surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy response of self-assembled silver nanoparticles for plasmonic photovoltaic devices, Jephias Gwamuri, Ragavendran Venkatesan, Mehdi Sadatgol, Jeyanthinath Mayandi, Durdo O. Guney, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Hypoeutectic aluminum–silicon alloy development for GMAW-based 3-D printing using wedge castings, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Efficient physics-based modeling of a representative semiconducting quantum dot single electron device, Paniz Khanmohammadi, Paul L. Bergstrom, and John Jaszczak

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Technical solar photovoltaic potential of scaled parking lot canopies: A case study of walmart U.S.A., Ram Krishnan, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Thermal properties of 3-D printed polylactic acid-metal composites, John Laureto, Julie Tomasi, Julia A. King, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source multi-Head 3D printer for polymer-metal composite component manufacturing, J. Laureto and Joshua M. Pearce

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3-D printing open-source click-MUAC bands for identification of malnutrition, Ross Michaels and Joshua M. Pearce

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Free and open source 3-D model customizer for websites to democratize design with OpenSCAD, Yuenyong Nilsiam and Joshua M. Pearce

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Slicer and process improvements for open-source GMAW-based metal 3-D printing, Yuenyong Nilsiam, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Factors effecting real-time optical monitoring of fused filament 3D printing, Siranee Nuchitprasitchai, Michael C. Roggeman, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Three hundred and sixty degree real-time monitoring of 3-D printing using computer analysis of two camera views, Siranee Nuchitprasitchai, Michael C. Roggeman, and Joshua M. Pearce

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General Design Procedure for Free and Open-Source Hardware for Scientific Equipment, Shane W. Oberloier and Joshua M. Pearce

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Emerging business models for open source hardware, Joshua M. Pearce

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Maximizing returns for public funding of medical research with open-source hardware, Joshua M. Pearce

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Design of post-consumer modification of standard solar modules to form large-area building-integrated photovoltaic roof slates, Joshua M. Pearce, Jay Meldrum, and Nolan Osborne

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Micro-Raman scattering of nanoscale silicon in amorphous and porous silicon, Sangeetha Periasamy, Sasirekha Venkidusamy, Ragavendran Venkatesan, Jeyanthinath Mayandi, Joshua M. Pearce, Josefine Helene Selj, and Ramakrishnan Veerabahu

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Emergence of home manufacturing in the developed world: return on investment for open-source 3-D printers., Emily E. Petersen and Joshua M. Pearce

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Impact of DIY home manufacturing with 3D printing on the toy and game market, Emily Peterson and Joshua M. Pearce

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Potential lives saved by replacing coal with solar photovoltaic electricity production in the U.S., Emily Prehoda and Joshua M. Pearce

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U.S. strategic solar photovoltaic-powered microgrid deployment for enhanced national security, Emily Prehoda, Chelsea Schelly, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Aquavoltaics: Synergies for dual use of water area for solar photovoltaic electricity generation and aquaculture, Adam Pringle, Robert Handler, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Examining interconnection and net metering policy for distributed generation in the United States, Chelsea Schelly, Edward P. Louie, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Tensile strength of commercial polymer materials for fused filament fabrication 3-D printing, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, Ben T. Wittbrodt, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source 3-D printed nutating mixer, Dhwani K. Trivedi and Joshua M. Pearce

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Power and energy potential of mass-scale photovoltaic noise barrier deployment: A case study for the U.S, Siddharth R. Wadhawan and Joshua M. Pearce

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Distributed manufacturing of flexible products: Technical feasibility and economic viability, Aubrey Woern and Joshua M. Pearce

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Fabricating ordered 2-D nano-structured arrays using nanosphere lithography, Chenlong Zhang, Sandra Cvetanovic, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Enhancement of hydrogenated amorphous silicon solar cells with front-surface hexagonal plasmonic arrays from nanoscale lithography, Chenlong Zhang, Jephias Gwamuri, Sandra Cvetanovic, Mehi Sadatgol, Durdo O. Guney, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Tightening the loop on the circular economy: Coupled distributed recycling and manufacturing with recyclebot and RepRap 3-D printing, Shan Zhong and Joshua M. Pearce

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Energy payback time of a solar photovoltaic powered waste plastic recyclebot system, Shan Zhong, Pratiksha Rakhe, and Joshua M. Pearce

Submissions from 2016

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Structural and optical characterization and efficacy of hydrothermal synthesized Cu and Ag doped zinc oxide nanoplate bactericides, C. Abinaya, M. Marikkannan, M. Manikandan, J. Mayandi, P. Suresh, V. Shanmugaiah, Craig Ekstrum, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Experimental characterization of heat transfer in an additively manufactured polymer heat exchanger, Martinus A. Arie, Amir H. Shooshtari, Ratnesh Tiwari, Serguei V. Dessiatoun, Michael M. Ohadi, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Experimental characterization of heat transfer in an additively manufactured polymer heat exchanger, Martinus A. Arie, Amir H. Shoostari, Ratnesh Tiwari, Serguei V. Dessiatoun, Michael M. Ohadi, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Cost-effectiveness of interventions for alternate food to address agricultural catastrophes globally, David C. Denkenberger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source laboratory sample rotator mixer and shaker, Karankumar C. Dhankani and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source laboratory sample rotator mixer and shaker, Karankumar C. Dhankani and Joshua M. Pearce

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Influence of oxygen concentration on the performance of ultra-thin RF magnetron sputter deposited indium tin oxide films as a top electrode for photovoltaic devices, Jephias Gwamuri, Murugesan Marikkannan, J. Mayandi, Patrick Bowen, and Joshua M. Pearce