Y. Jack Ng

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INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of Osteoplug, a novel biodegradable polymer burr-hole cover implant, used in patients with burr holes done for drainage of chronic subdural haematoma. METHODS 12 patients with chronic subdural haematoma had Osteoplug implants inserted into their burr holes after evacuation of the haematoma.(More)
At Planck-scale, spacetime is " foamy " due to quantum fluctuations predicted by quantum gravity. Here we consider the possibility of using spacetime foam-induced phase incoherence of light from distant galaxies and gamma-ray bursters to probe Planck-scale physics. In particular, we critically examine the cumulative effects of spacetime fluctuations over a(More)
A recent paper (gr-qc/9909017) criticizes our work on the structure of spacetime foam. Its authors argue that the quantum uncertainty limit for the position of the quantum clock in a gedanken timing experiment, obtained by Wigner and used by us, is based on unrealistic assumptions. Here we point out some flaws in their argument. We also discuss their other(More)
A novel Multi-Receiver Vector Tracking (MRVT) architecture for the joint tracking of multiple GPS receivers to determine the reference position and attitude of a rigid body is presented. The reduction in overall search space, from the state variables of each individual receiver to a single reference position on the rigid body and the attitude of the rigid(More)
2013. His current research projects include designing and implementing countermeasures against malicious attacks on civilian grade GPS receivers utilized in phasor measurement units. ABSTRACT Reliable and precise electrical wave measurements are essential to the stability and efficiency of a power system. Phasor Measurement Units (PMUs), also known as(More)
Due to quantum fluctuations, spacetime is foamy on small scales. The degree of foaminess is found to be consistent with the holographic principle. One way to detect spacetime foam is to look for halos in the images of distant quasars. Applying the holographic foam model to cosmology we "predict" that the cosmic energy density takes on the critical value;(More)
We examine the interplay between recent advances in quantum gravity and the problem of turbulence. In particular, we argue that in the gravitational context the phenomenon of turbulence is intimately related to the properties of spacetime foam. In this framework we discuss the relation of turbulence and holography and the interpretation of the Kolmogorov(More)