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Submissions from 2015

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Total U.S. Cost Evaluation of Low-Weight Tension-Based Photovoltaic Flat-Roof Mounted Racking, B. T. Wittbrodt and Joshua M. Pearce

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Power system reliability evaluation with SCADA cybersecurity considerations, Yichi Zhang, Lingfeng Wang, Yingmeng Xiang, and Chee-Wooi Ten

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A performance-guided graph sparsification approach to scalable and robust SPICE-accurate integrated circuit simulations, Xueqian Zhao, Lengfei Han, and Zhuo Feng

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Sharp corner/edge recognition in domestic environments using RGB-D camera systems, Junlong Zhou, Jianming Yan, Tongquan Wei, Kaijie Wu, Xiaodao Chen, and Shiyan Hu

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A dynamic programming algorithm for leveraging probabilistic detection of energy theft in smart home, Yuchen Zhou, Xiaodao Chen, Albert Zomaya, Lizhe Wang, and Shiyan Hu

Submissions from 2014

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Securitization of Residential Solar Photovoltaic Assets: Costs, Risks and Uncertainty, Theresa Alafita and Joshua M. Pearce

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Generalized geometric control manifolds of power converters in a DC microgrid, Bibaswan Banerjee and Wayne Weaver

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Mean square error performance evaluation of a commercial speckle imaging system using simulated imagery, Jeremy P. Bos, Aaron Paolini, Eric Kelmelis, and Michael Roggemann

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Effects of Spectral Albedo on Solar Photovoltaic Devices, M. P. Brennan, A. L. Abrahamse, Rob W. Andrews, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Optimal geometric control of Dc microgrids, Kaitlyn J. Bunker and Wayne Weaver

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Optimization of grid-connected wind and battery energy storage system, Kaitlyn J. Bunker and Wayne Weaver

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Guest editorial advanced distributed control of energy conversion devices and systems, Ali Davoudi, Josep M. Guerrero, Frank Lewis, Robert Balog, Brian Johnson, Wayne Weaver, Liwei Wang, Chris Edrington, Ramon Blasco-Gimenez, Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia, and Mo Yuen Chow

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Game-theoretic cold-start transient optimization in DC microgrids, Nishantha C. Ekneligoda and Wayne Weaver

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Game theoretic optimization of DC micro-grids without a communication infrastructure, Nishantha C. Ekneligoda and Wayne Weaver

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Evaluation of Potential Fair Trade Standards for an Ethical 3-D Printing Filament, Savanna R. Feeley, Bas Wijnen, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Reversing the Trend of Large Scale and Centralization in Manufacturing: The Case of Distributed Manufacturing of Customizable 3-D-Printable Self-Adjustable Glasses, Jephias Gwamuri, Ben T. Wittbrodt, Nick C. Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce

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An adaptive graph sparsification approach to scalable harmonic balance analysis of strongly nonlinear post-layout RF circuits, Lengfei Han, Xueqian Zhao, and Zhuo Feng

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Substrate release mechanisms for gas metal arc weld 3D aluminum metal printing, Amberlee S. Haselhuhn, Eli J. Gooding, Alexandra G. Glover, Gerald C. Anzalone, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Data-informed fuzzy measures for fuzzy integration of intervals and fuzzy numbers, Timothy C. Havens, Derek Anderson, and Christian Wagner

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The RepRap 3-D Printer Revolution in STEM Education, John L. Irwin, Joshua M. Pearce, Gerald C. Anzalone, and Douglas Oppliger

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Mobile Open-Source Solar-Powered 3-D Printers for Distributed Manufacturing in Off-Grid Communities, Debbie L. King, Adegboyega Babasola, Joseph Rozario, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Life Cycle Analysis of Distributed Recycling of Post-consumer High Density Polyethylene for 3-D Printing Filament, M. A. Kreiger, M. L. Mulder, A. G. Glover, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Simulations of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions from low-cost Hybrid Solar Photovoltaic and Cogeneration Systems for New Communities, Amir H. Nosrat, Lukas G. Swan, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Optimizing Limited Solar Roof Access by Exergy Analysis of Solar Thermal, Photovotaic, and Hybrid Thermal Systems, M. Pathak, P. G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Optimal operation of industrial energy hubs in smart grids, Sumit Paudyal, Claudio A. Cañizares, and Kankar Bhattacharya

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Control and performance of a class d audio power converter under sliding-mode control with variable hysteretic bands, Tony Pinar and Wayne Weaver

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The Effects of Dispatch Strategy on Electrical Performance of Amorphous Silicon-based Solar Photovoltaic-thermal Systems, Joseph Rozario, A. H. Vora, S. K. Debnath, M. Pathak, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Quadratic program-based modularity maximization for fuzzy community detection in social networks, Jianhai Su and Timothy C. Havens

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Mechanical Properties of Components Fabricated with Open-Source 3-D Printers Under Realistic Environmental Conditions, B. M. Tymrak, M Kreiger, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Exchanging Ohmic Losses in Metamaterial Absorbers with Useful Optical Absorption for Photovoltaics, Ankit Vora, Jephias Gwamuri, Nezih Pala, Anand Kulkarni, Joshua M. Pearce, and Durdu Ö. Güney

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Multi-resonant Silver Nano-disk Patterned Thin Film Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells for Staebler-Wronski Effect Compensation, Ankit Vora, Jephias Gwamuri, Joshua M. Pearce, Paul L. Bergstrom, and Durdu Ö. Güney

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From interval-valued data to general type-2 fuzzy sets, Christian Wagner, Simon Miller, Jonathan M. Garibaldi, Derek Anderson, and Timothy C. Havens

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Real-time Hardware-in-the-Loop simulation for optimal Dc microgrid control development, Wayne Weaver and Gordon G. Parker

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Open-Source Syringe Pump Library, Bas Wijnen, Emily J. Hunt, Gerald C. Anzalone, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Investigating the impact of plug-in electric vehicle charging on power distribution systems with the integrated modeling and simulation of transportation network, Jingwei Xiong, Kuilin Zhang, Xuanchen Liu, and Wencong Su

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Design of Multijunction Photovoltaic Cells Optimized for Varied Atmospheric Conditions, Chenlong Zhang, Jephias Gwamuri, Rob Andrews, and Joshua M. Pearce

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OFDM for Underwater Acoustic Communications, Shengli Zhou and Zhaohui Wang

Submissions from 2013

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The Effect of Spectral Albedo on Amorphous Silicon and Crystalline Silicon Solar Photovoltaic Device Performance, Rob W. Andrews and Joshua M. Pearce

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A New Method to Determine the Effects of Hydrodynamic Surface Coatings on the Snow Shedding Effectiveness of Solar Photovoltaic Modules, Rob W. Andrews, Andrew Pollard, and Joshua M. Pearce

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The Effects of Snowfall on Solar Photovoltaic Performance, Rob W. Andrews, Andrew Pollard, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open-Source Colorimeter, Gerald C. Anzalone, Alexandra G. Glover, and Joshua M. Pearce

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A low-cost open-source metal 3-D printer, Gerald C. Anzalone, Chenlong Zhang, Bas Wijnen, Paul G. Sanders, and Joshua M. Pearce

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A comparison of the mean square error performance of speckle and MFBD image reconstruction techniques under anisoplanatic long-horizontal-path imaging, Glen E. Archer, Jeremy P. Bos, and Michael Roggemann

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Reconstruction of long horizontal-path images under anisoplanatic conditions using multiframe blind deconvolution, Glen E. Archer, Jeremy P. Bos, and Michael Roggemann

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Using speckle imaging techniques as a starting point for MFBD scene reconstruction from long horizontal-path, turbulence-degraded imagery, Jeremy P. Bos, Glen E. Archer, and Michael Roggemann

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Manufacturing techniques to improve sillicon nanowire repeatability, Thomas Daunais and Paul L. Bergstrom

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Simple and Low-Cost Method of Planning for Tree Growth and Lifetime Effects on Solar Photovoltaic Systems Performance, C. Dereli, C. Yücedağ, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Large-scale flip-chip power grid reduction with geometric templates, Zhuo Feng

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Advances in Plasmonic Light Trapping in Thin-Film Solar Photovoltaic Devices, J. Gwamuri, D. O. Guney, and J. M. Pearce

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Design, construction, and testing of an electric machine test-bed for use in laboratory and research education, Trever J. Hassell, Aurenice M. Oliveira, and Wayne Weaver

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Using Matlab's Simscape modeling environment as a simulation tool in power electronics and electrical machines courses, Trever J. Hassell, Wayne Weaver, and Aurenice M. Oliveira

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Distributed Recycling of Post-Consumer Plastic Waste in Rural Areas, M. Kreiger, Gerald C. Anzalone, M. L. Mulder, A. G. Glover, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Environmental Impacts of Distributed Manufacturing from 3-D Printing of Polymer Components and Products, Megan Kreiger and Joshua M. Pearce

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Progress in Indium Gallium Nitride Materials for Solar Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Dirk V. P. McLaughlin and Joshua M. Pearce

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Integration of funded faculty research, capstone experiences and industry requirements, Aurenice M. Oliveira, Trever J. Hassell, and Wayne Weaver

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Installation of a Variable-angle Spectrometer System for Monitoring Diffuse and Global Solar Radiation, O. Ormachea, A. Abrahamse, N. Tolavi, O. Urquidi, Joshua M. Pearce, and R. Andrews

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Free and open source appropriate technology, Joshua M. Pearce

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Optimal VIA Placement in Under Filled Embedded Multimode Waveguides, Nicholas J. Riegel, Matthew Howard, and Christopher Middlebrook

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CATALYST: Planning layer directives for effective design closure, Yaoguang Wei, Zhuo Li, Cliff Sze, Shiyan Hu, Charles J. Alpert, and Sachin S. Sapatnekar

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Life-Cycle Economic Analysis of Distributed Manufacturing with Open-Source 3-D Printers, Ben T. Wittbrodt, A. G. Glover, J. Laureto, G. C. Anzalone, D. Oppliger, J. L. Irwin, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Life-cycle economic analysis of distributed manufacturing with open-source 3-D printers, B. T. Wittbrodt, A. G. Glover, J. Laureto, G. C. Anzalone, D. Oppliger, J. L. Irwin, and J. M. Pearce

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Open-Source 3D-Printable Optics Equipment, Chenlong Zhang, Nicholas C. Anzalone, Rodrigo P. Faria, and Joshua M. Pearce

Submissions from 2012

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Improved Parametric Empirical Determination of Module Short Circuit Current for Modelling and Optimization of Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Rob W. Andrews, Andrew Pollard, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Mean squared error performance of MFBD nonlinear scene reconstruction using speckle imaging in horizontal imaging applications, Glen E. Archer, Jeremy P. Bos, and Michael Roggemann

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Distributed Recycling Waste Polymer into RepRap Feedstock, Christopher Baechler, Matthew DeVuono, and Joshua M. Pearce

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The load as an energy asset in a distributed DC smartgrid architecture, Robert S. Balog, Wayne Weaver, and Philip T. Krein

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Geometric manifold control of power electronics in Dc microgrids, Aparajita Banerjee and Wayne Weaver

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Service Learning in Engineering, Angela R. Bielefeldt and Joshua M. Pearce

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Distributed control of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles on a smart grid, K. Bordeau, G. Parker, G. Vosters, W. Weaver, J. Kelly, D. G. Wilson, and R. D. Robinett

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Estimation of the atmospheric blurring function using blind image quality metrics, Jeremy P. Bos and Michael Roggemann

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Anisoplanatism over horizontal path: comparison of theoretical and experimental results, Jeremy P. Bos, Aleksandr Sergeyev, and Michael Roggemann

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Hybridizing Virtual- and Field-Based Service-Learning in Green IT, K. Branker and J. M. Pearce

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Open-source Development of Solar Photovoltaic Technology, A. J. Buitenhuis and Joshua M. Pearce

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Toward Renewable Eenergy Geo-information Infrastructures: Applications of GIScience and Remote Sensing that Build Institutional Capacity, K. Calvert, Joshua M. Pearce, and W. E. Mabee

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Expanded Microchannel Heat Exchanger: Design, Fabrication and Preliminary Experimental Test, David C. Denkenberger, Michael J. Brandemuehl, Joshua M. Pearce, and John Zhai

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Optimal control for sub-unity power factor correction, Zekeriya Dereli and Wayne Weaver

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Game-theoretic communication structures in microgrids, Nishantha C. Ekneligoda and Wayne Weaver

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Driving pattern recognition for adaptive hybrid vehicle control, Lei Feng, Wenjia Liu, and Bo Chen

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Design and Implementation of Mobile Educational Games: Networks for Innovation, Rob Harrap, Sylvie Daniel, Michael Power, Joshua M. Pearce, and Nicholas Hedley

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High-resistive tunnel junctions for room-temperature-operating single-electron transistors fabricated using chemical oxidation of Tungsten nanoparticles, Prasanjit Santosh Karre, Daw Don Cheam, Manoranjan Acharya, and Paul L. Bergstrom

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Life Cycle Analysis of Silane Recycling in Amorphous Silicon-based Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing, M. A. Kreiger, D. R. Shonnard, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Community Voices: Perspectives on Renewable Energy in Nunavut, Nicole C. McDonald and Joshua M. Pearce

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Renewable Energy Policies and Programs in Nunavut: Perspectives from the Federal and Territorial Governments, Nicole C. McDonald and Joshua M. Pearce

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Incorporating Shading Losses in Solar Photovoltaic Potential Assessment at the Municipal Scale, Ha T. Nguyen and Joshua M. Pearce

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The Application of LiDAR to Assessment of Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic Deployment Potential in a Municipal District Unit, Ha T. Nguyen, Joshua M. Pearce, Rob Harrap, and Gerald Barber

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Improved Performance of Hydbrid Photovoltaic-trigeneration Systems Over Photovoltaic-cogen Systems Including Effects of Battery Storage, Amir H. Nosrat, Lukas G. Swan, and Joshua M. Pearce

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The Effect of Hybrid Photovoltaic Thermal Device Operating Conditions on Intrinsic Layer Thickness Optimization of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells, M. Pathak, K. Girotra, S. J. Harrison, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Effects on Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Performance from High-Temperature Annealing Pulses in Photovoltaic Thermal Hybrid Devices, M. Pathak, Joshua M. Pearce, and S. J. Harrison

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Limitations of Nuclear Power as a Sustainable Energy Source, Joshua M. Pearce

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Open Source Research in Sustainability, Joshua M. Pearce

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A New Model for Enabling Innovation in Appropriate Technology for Sustainable Development, Joshua M. Pearce, Scott Albritton, Gabriel Grant, Garrett Steed, and Ivana Zelenika

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Ambipolar behaviors of hydrogen-incorporated ZnO nanowires, Abhishek Prasad, Archana Pandey, Vamsi Krishna Kunapuli, Paul L. Bergstrom, and Yoke Khin Yap

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Speckle Reduction in Imaging Projection Systems, Weston H. Thomas and Christopher Middlebrook

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Energy space modeling of power electronics in local area power networks, Gregory M. Vosters and Wayne Weaver

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Docking system design and self-assembly control of distributed swarm flying robots, Hongxing Wei, Ning Li, Yong Tao, Youdong Chen, and Jindong Tan

Works from 2011

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An investigation into the Paulding Mystery Lights, Jeremy P. Bos, William Norkus, Michael Maurer, Douglas Sims, Christopher Middlebrook, and Michael Roggemann

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Mean squared error performance of speckle-imaging using the bispectrum in horizontal imaging applications, Jeremy P. Bos and Michael Roggemann

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Simulation of extended scenes imaged through turbulence over horizontal paths, Jeremy P. Bos and Michael Roggemann

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The effect of free parameter estimates on the reconstruction of turbulence corrupted images using the bispectrum, Jeremy P. Bos and Michael Roggemann

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A Review of Solar Photovoltaic Levelized Cost of Electricity, K. Branker, M. Pathak, and Joshua M. Pearce