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A dust aerosol model was developed and its performance validated against pre-INDOEX measurements. This model was incorporated in the NCMRWF T80 global model. A five-day integration was performed with the assumption that light mineral dust is present over Arabian Sea. Mean shortwave dust forcings were computed from the forecast. In general, at surface, a… (More)
A quantitative method has been developed for determining the affinity of substrates for the peptide transporter PepT1, allowing oral availability of drugs via PepT1 to be estimated.
Barium titanate (BaTiO3) thin films are prepared by conventional 2-methoxy ethanol-based chemical solution deposition. We report highly c-axis-oriented BaTiO3 thin films grown on silicon substrates, coated with a lanthanum oxynitrate buffer layer of 8.9 nm. The influence of the intermediate buffer layer on the crystallization of BaTiO3 film is investigated.… (More)
We report on the first ever combination of a thin film of lead zirconate titanate (PZT) with a liquid crystal (LC) layer. Many liquid crystal applications use a transparent conductive oxide to switch the liquid crystal. Our proposed processing does not, instead relying on the extremely high dielectric constant of the ferroelectric layer to extend the… (More)
Monsoon depressions form over the sea, which is a typical data-sparse region for conventional observations. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides for very high-horizontal resolution temperature and humidity soundings. Such high-resolution satellite data can improve the poorly analyzed depressions. The objective of this study is… (More)
We report the design and fabrication of an electro-optical tunable liquid-crystal-based lens and analysis of its performance. The lens obtains its GRIN profile from multi-electrode addressing using a layer with high dielectric constant to extend and smoothen out the horizontal electric field between the large interelectrode distances.