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Materials for the Spine: Anatomy, Problems, and Solutions
Disc degeneration affects 12% to 35% of a given population, based on genetics, age, gender, and other environmental factors, and usually occurs in the lumbar spine due to heavier loads and more strenuous motions. Degeneration ...
High-Efficiency Skutterudite Modules at a Low Temperature Gradient
Thermoelectric skutterudite materials have been widely investigated for their potential application in mid-temperature waste heat recovery that has not been efficiently utilized A large amount of research has focused on ...
IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 2
(Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
Session 2 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: Archivists at work: Archival labor in the IAWA (Samantha Winn) Maria Hadfield Cosway’s Transatlantic Design Network, 1768-1838: Jefferson, ...
Proceedings: 11th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy/Symposium on Teaching Large Classes
(Virginia Tech, 2019)
Combined proceedings from the 11th annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, held on January 30-February 1, 2019; and the Symposium on Teaching Large Classes, held on February 2, 2019.
9th Hellbender Symposium
(Virginia Tech. Global Change Center, 2019-06)
The Hellbender Symposium is a biennial event where hellbender researchers from all over the United States and other parts of the world meet to present and discuss their research.
ARIES Research Summary
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-01-03)
In the mid-2000s, concerns were raised about the impact of Appalachian coal mining and especially mountaintop mining. These concerns were prompted by various research studies that alleged a direct link between coal mining ...
ARIES Executive Summary
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research, 2019-07-30)
The following document contains an executive summary of key findings from the Appalachian Research Initiative for Environmental Science (ARIES). Further details for these findings may be found in the referenced peer-reviewed ...
Assessment of the Risks Associated with Thin Film Solar Panel Technology
(Virginia Tech. Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research., 2019-03-08)
This report reviews the environmental risk profile of utility-scale cadmium telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic installations with relevant information from the scientific literature and an audit of the manufacturing and recycling ...
Continuous flow synthesis of a pharmaceutical intermediate: a computational fluid dynamics approach
Continuous flow chemistry has the potential to greatly improve efficiency in the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs); however, the optimization of these processes can be complicated by a large number of ...
Superjunction Power Transistors With Interface Charges: A Case Study for GaN
Recent progress in p-GaN trench-filling epitaxy has shown promise for the demonstration of GaN superjunction (SJ) devices. However, the presence of n-type interface charges at the regrowth interfaces has been widely observed. ...