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  • Editorial on Special Issue “Holography, 3-D Imaging and 3-D Display” 

    Poon, Ting-Chung; Zhang, Yaping; Cao, Liangcai; Yoshikawa, Hiroshi (MDPI, 2020-10-11)
    Modern holographic techniques have been successfully applied in many important areas, such as 3D inspection, 3D microscopy, metrology and profilometry, augmented reality, and industrial informatics [...]
  • Teaching Natural Language Processing through Big Data Text Summarization with Problem-Based Learning 

    Li, Liuqing; Geissinger, Jack; Ingram, William A.; Fox, Edward A. (Sciendo, 2020)
    Natural language processing (NLP) covers a large number of topics and tasks related to data and information management, leading to a complex and challenging teaching process. Meanwhile, problem-based learning is a teaching ...
  • Deep Learning Models for Estimation of the SuperDARN Cross Polar Cap Potential 

    Liu, Erxiao; Hu, Hongqiao; Liu, Jianjun; Qiao, Lei (2020-08)
    We present deep learning models for cross polar cap potential (CPCP) by applying multilayer perceptron (MLP) and long short-term memory (LSTM) networks to estimate CPCP based on Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) ...
  • Frequency Response Improvement of PMSG Wind Turbines Using a Washout Filter 

    Shabestari, Parisa M.; Mehrizi-Sani, Ali (MDPI, 2020-09-14)
    High integration of renewable energy resources, such as wind turbines, to the power grid decreases the power system inertia. To improve the frequency response of a low-inertia system, virtual inertia approach can be used. ...
  • Analyzing Impact of Distributed PV Generation on Integrated Transmission & Distribution System Voltage Stability—A Graph Trace Analysis Based Approach 

    Bhatti, Bilal Ahmad; Broadwater, Robert; Dilek, Murat (MDPI, 2020-09-01)
    The use of a Graph Trace Analysis (GTA)-based power flow for analyzing the voltage stability of integrated Transmission and Distribution (T&D) networks is discussed in the context of distributed Photovoltaic (PV) ...
  • Sectioning with edge extraction in optical incoherent imaging processing 

    Zhang, Yaping; Wang, Rende; Tsang, Peter; Poon, Ting-Chung (2020-04-15)
    Employing a single-pixel digital holographic recording technique called optical scanning holography (OSH), we accomplish the formidable task of sectioning with edge extraction in three-dimensional (3D) optical incoherent ...
  • Radiation pressure-induced nonlinearity in a micro-droplet 

    Lee, Aram; Zhang, Peng; Xu, Yong; Jung, Sunghwan (2020-04-27)
    In recent years, some of the most interesting discoveries in science and engineering emerged from interdisciplinary areas that defy the traditional classification. One recent and extensively studied example is the advent ...
  • Facilitating the Transition to an Inverter Dominated Power System: Experimental Evaluation of a Non-Intrusive Add-On Predictive Controller 

    Syed, Mazheruddin H.; Guillo-Sansano, Efren; Mehrizi-Sani, Ali; Burt, Graeme M. (MDPI, 2020-08-16)
    The transition to an inverter-dominated power system is expected with the large-scale integration of distributed energy resources (DER). To improve the dynamic response of DERs already installed within such a system, a ...
  • Maximizing Distributed Energy Resource Hosting Capacity of Power System in South Korea Using Integrated Feeder, Distribution, and Transmission System 

    Widiputra, Victor; Kong, Junhyuk; Yang, Yejin; Jung, Jaesung; Broadwater, Robert (MDPI, 2020-07-01)
    Intermittent power generated from renewable distributed energy resource (DER) can create voltage stability problems in the system during peak power production in the low demand period. Thus, the existing standard for ...
  • Intercomparison of NO2, O4, O3 and HCHO slant column measurements by MAX-DOAS and zenith-sky UV–visible spectrometers during CINDI-2 

    Kreher, Karin; Van Roozendael, Michel; Hendrick, Francois; Apituley, Arnoud; Dimitropoulou, Ermioni; Friess, Udo; Richter, Andreas; Wagner, Thomas; Lampel, Johannes; Abuhassan, Nader; Ang, Li; Anguas, Monica; Bais, Alkis; Benavent, Nuria; Boesch, Tim; Bognar, Kristof; Borovski, Alexander; Bruchkouski, Ilya; Cede, Alexander; Chan, Ka Lok; Donner, Sebastian; Drosoglou, Theano; Fayt, Caroline; Finkenzeller, Henning; Garcia-Nieto, David; Gielen, Clio; Gomez-Martin, Laura; Hao, Nan; Henzing, Bas; Herman, Jay R.; Hermans, Christian; Hoque, Syedul; Irie, Hitoshi; Jin, Junli; Johnston, Paul; Butt, Junaid Khayyam; Khokhar, Fahim; Koenig, Theodore K.; Kuhn, Jonas; Kumar, Vinod; Liu, Cheng; Ma, Jianzhong; Merlaud, Alexis; Mishra, Abhishek K.; Mueller, Moritz; Navarro-Comas, Monica; Ostendorf, Mareike; Pazmino, Andrea; Peters, Enno; Pinardi, Gaia; Pinharanda, Manuel; Piters, Ankie; Platt, Ulrich; Postylyakov, Oleg; Prados-Roman, Cristina; Puentedura, Olga; Querel, Richard; Saiz-Lopez, Alfonso; Schoenhardt, Anja; Schreier, Stefan F.; Seyler, Andre; Sinha, Vinayak; Spinei, Elena; Strong, Kimberly; Tack, Frederik; Tian, Xin; Tiefengraber, Martin; Tirpitz, Jan-Lukas; van Gent, Jeron; Volkamer, Rainer; Vrekoussis, Mihalis; Wang, Shanshan; Wang, Zhuoru; Wenig, Mark; Wittrock, Folkard; Xie, Pinhua H.; Xu, Jin; Yela, Margarita; Zhang, Chengxin; Zhao, Xiaoyi (2020-05-06)
    In September 2016, 36 spectrometers from 24 institutes measured a number of key atmospheric pollutants for a period of 17 d during the Second Cabauw Intercomparison campaign for Nitrogen Dioxide measuring Instruments ...
  • Development of a Multi-Pulse Conductivity Model for Liver Tissue Treated With Pulsed Electric Fields 

    Zhao, Yajun; Zheng, Shuang; Beitel-White, Natalie; Liu, Hongmei; Yao, Chenguo; Davalos, Rafael, V. (2020-05-19)
    Pulsed electric field treatment modalities typically utilize multiple pulses to permeabilize biological tissue. This electroporation process induces conductivity changes in the tissue, which are indicative of the extent ...
  • Patient Derived Xenografts Expand Human Primary Pancreatic Tumor Tissue Availability for ex vivo Irreversible Electroporation Testing 

    Brock, Rebecca M.; Beitel-White, Natalie; Coutermarsh-Ott, Sheryl; Grider, Douglas J.; Lorenzo, Melvin F.; Ringel-Scaia, Veronica M.; Manuchehrabadi, Navid; Martin, Robert C. G.; Davalos, Rafael, V.; Allen, Irving C. (2020-05-22)
    New methods of tumor ablation have shown exciting efficacy in pre-clinical models but often demonstrate limited success in the clinic. Due to a lack of quality or quantity in primary malignant tissue specimens, therapeutic ...
  • Inactivation of Arid1a in the endometrium is associated with endometrioid tumorigenesis through transcriptional reprogramming 

    Rahmanto, Yohan Suryo; Shen, Wenjing; Shi, Xu; Chen, Xi; Yu, Yu; Yu, Zheng-Cheng; Miyamoto, Tsutomu; Lee, Meng-Horng; Singh, Vivek; Asaka, Ryoichi; Shimberg, Geoffrey; Vitolo, Michele, I.; Martin, Stuart S.; Wirtz, Denis; Drapkin, Ronny; Xuan, Jianhua; Wang, Tian-Li; Shih, Ie-Ming (2020-06-01)
    Somatic inactivating mutations of ARID1A, a SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling gene, are prevalent in human endometrium-related malignancies. To elucidate the mechanisms underlying how ARID1A deleterious mutation contributes to ...
  • BICORN: An R package for integrative inference of de novo cisregulatory modules 

    Chen, Xi; Gu, Jinghua; Neuwald, Andrew F.; Hilakivi-Clarke, Leena; Clarke, Robert; Xuan, Jianhua (Springer Nature, 2020-05-14)
    Genome-wide transcription factor (TF) binding signal analyses reveal co-localization of TF binding sites based on inferred cis-regulatory modules (CRMs). CRMs play a key role in understanding the cooperation of multiple ...
  • Scalable nanolaminated SERS multiwell cell culture assay 

    Ren, Xiang; Nam, Wonil; Ghassemi, Parham; Strobl, Jeannine S.; Kim, Inyoung; Zhou, Wei; Agah, Masoud (Springer Nature, 2020)
    This paper presents a new cell culture platform enabling label-free surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) analysis of biological samples. The platform integrates a multilayered metal-insulator-metal nanolaminated SERS ...
  • Drain-Source Synchronous Rectifier Oscillation Mitigation in Light-Load Conditions 

    Yu, Oscar; Yeh, Chih-Shen (IEEE, 2020-02-03)
    The increasing usage of LLC-type dc-dc converters in utility, automotive, and power distribution applications has led to a push for a further increase in the converter’s operating load range and efficiency. The secondary-side ...
  • Acoustic Energy Harvesting and Sensing via Electrospun PVDF Nanofiber Membrane 

    Shehata, Nader; Hassanin, Ahmed H.; Elnabawy, Eman; Nair, Remya; Bhat, Sameer A.; Kandas, Ishac (MDPI, 2020-05-31)
    This paper introduces a new usage of piezoelectric poly (vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) electrospun nanofiber (NF) membrane as a sensing unit for acoustic signals. In this work, an NF mat has been used as a transducer to ...
  • Lidar Data Reduction for Unmanned Systems Navigation in Urban Canyon 

    Mayalu, Alfred K.; Kochersberger, Kevin; Jenkins, Barry; Malassenet, François (MDPI, 2020-05-27)
    This paper introduces a novel protocol for managing low altitude 3D aeronautical chart data to address the unique navigational challenges and collision risks associated with populated urban environments. Based on the Open ...
  • Power Side-Channel Attack Analysis: A Review of 20 Years of Study for the Layman 

    Randolph, Mark; Diehl, William (MDPI, 2020-05-19)
    Physical cryptographic implementations are vulnerable to so-called side-channel attacks, in which sensitive information can be recovered by analyzing physical phenomena of a device during operation. In this survey, we trace ...
  • I/O Schedulers for Proportionality and Stability on Flash-Based SSDs in Multi-Tenant Environments 

    Kim, Jaeho; Lee, Eunjae; Noh, Sam H. (2019-12-30)
    The use of flash based Solid State Drives (SSDs) has expanded rapidly into the cloud computing environment. In cloud computing, ensuring the service level objective (SLO) of each server is the major criterion in designing ...

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