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  • Performance analysis of heat and energy recovery ventilators using exergy analysis and nonequilibrium thermodynamics 

    Gjennestad, Magnus Aashammer; Aursand, Eskil; Magnanelli, Elisa; Pharoah, John George (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    The increased attention to energy savings has contributed to more widespread use of energy recovery systems for building ventilation. We investigate the efficiency of such systems under different outdoor conditions using ...
  • New Forceful Magnetic Bioseparation using GIAMAG Magnet Systems 

    Skjeltorp, Arne T.; Dommersnes, Paul Gunnar; Høyer, Henrik (Journal article, 2017)
    Magnetic bioseparation is an important area of biotechnology. Various techniques are used with a wide range of possible applications in bioscience research. Magnetic micro- or nanospheres can be functionalized with appropriate ...
  • Hypoxia promotes IL-32 expression in myeloma cells, and high expression is associated with poor survival and bone loss 

    Zahoor, Muhammad; Westhrin, Marita; Aass, Kristin Roseth; Moen, Siv Helen; Misund, Kristine; Psonka-Antonczyk, Katarzyna Maria; Giliberto, Mariaserena; Buene, Glenn; Sundan, Anders; Waage, Anders; Sponaas, Anne-Marit; Standal, Therese (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Multiple myeloma (MM) is a hematologic cancer characterized by expansion of malignant plasma cells in the bone marrow. Most patients develop an osteolytic bone disease, largely caused by increased osteoclastogenesis. The ...
  • Polymer sequencing by molecular machines: a framework for predicting the resolving power of a sliding contact force spectroscopy sequencing method 

    Dunlop, Alex; Bowman, Kate; Aarstad, Olav Andreas; Skjåk-Bræk, Gudmund; Stokke, Bjørn Torger; Round, Andrew N (Journal article, 2017)
    We evaluate an AFM-based single molecule force spectroscopy method for mapping sequences in otherwise difficult to sequence heteropolymers, including glycosylated proteins and glycans. The sliding contact force spectroscopy ...
  • How to assess good candidate molecules for self-activated optical power limiting 

    Lunden, Hampus; Glimsdal, Eirik; Lindgren, Mikael; Lopes, Cesar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
    Reverse saturable absorbers have shown great potential to attenuate laser radiation. Good candidate molecules and various particles have successfully been incorporated into different glass matrices, enabling the creation ...
  • Microarrays for the study of compartmentalized microorganisms in alginate microbeads and (W/O/W) double emulsions 

    Håti, Armend Gazmeno; Arnfinnsdottir, Nina Bjørk; Østevold, Camilla; Sletmoen, Marit; Etienne, Gianluca; amstad, esther; Stokke, Bjørn Torger (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    Understanding of cells has mainly been achieved through analysis of average properties of large cellular populations. The increased awareness of cellular heterogeneity in various biological systems, spans from single ...
  • Multi-Target Stereotactic Brain Radiation Therapy 

    Skarholt, Ingrid (Master thesis, 2018)
    Metastasis of the brain is one of the most common and severe neurological complications of cancer. Stereotactic radiation therapy (SRT) characterized by a high dose of radiation, delivered in a single or few fractions, ...
  • Treatment Planning for External Beam Radiation Therapy with Simultaneous Integrated Lymph Node Boost in Cervical Cancer 

    Fjellanger, Kristine (Master thesis, 2018)
    Cervical cancer with lymph node metastases has traditionally been treated with external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) to a large pelvic target volume followed by a sequential boost to the affected lymph nodes, and brachytherapy ...
  • Field dependent conductivity of n-pentane 

    Hestad, Øystein Leif Gurandsrud; Linhjell, Dag; Lundgaard, Lars Esben; Samseth, Jarl Ø.; Unge, Mikael (Chapter, 2017)
    A sensitive differential charge measurement technique was used to measure the conduction current from a sharp needle in a needle plane geometry in n-pentane. The current was measured at voltages up to the threshold for ...
  • How calcium prevents precipitation hardening in Al–Mg–Si alloys 

    Wenner, Sigurd; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Andersen, Sigmund Jarle; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article, 2013)
    We have investigated the effect on precipitate microstructure and hardness upon adding small amounts of Ca to a base Al–Mg–Si alloy. The main investigative techniques were transmission and scanning electron microscopy. We ...
  • Experimental and numerical studies of the scattering of light from a two-dimensional randomly rough interface in the presence of total internal reflection: Optical Yoneda peaks 

    Gonzalez-Alcalde, A. K.; Banon, Jean-Philippe; Hetland, Øyvind Storesund; Maradudin, Alexei A.; Mendez, Eugenio; Nordam, Tor; Simonsen, Ingve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
    The scattering of polarized light from a dielectric film sandwiched between two different semi-infinite dielectric media is studied experimentally and theoretically. The illuminated interface is planar, while the back ...
  • Inhomogeneous chiral condensate in the quark-meson model 

    Adhikari, Prabal; Andersen, Jens Oluf; Kneschke, Patrick (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The two-flavor quark-meson model is used as a low-energy effective model for QCD to study inhomogeneous chiral condensates at finite baryon chemical potential μB . The parameters of the model are determined by matching the ...
  • Pulsed laser ablation and deposition of ZnS:Cr 

    Nematollahi, Mohammadreza; Yang, Xiaodong; Gibson, Ursula; Reenaas, Turid Worren (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    We present a method to deposit films with a range of doping concentrations/dilute alloys, from a single target in pulsed laser deposition (PLD). Cr-doped ZnS films were deposited by ablating a target consisting Cr particles ...
  • Effects of K adsorption on the CO-induced restructuring of Co(11-20) 

    Strømsheim, Marie Døvre; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Farstad, Mari Helene; Li, Zheshen; Gavrilovic, Ljubisa; Guo, Xiaoyang; Lervold, Stine; Borg, Anne; Venvik, Hilde Johnsen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    The location of potassium (K) on Cobalt (Co) and its effect on adsorption and adsorption-induced surface restructuring is important for understanding the deactivation of Co Fischer-Tropsch catalysts and the nature of the ...
  • Monte Carlo Simulations of Complexation between Weak Polyelectrolytes and a Charged Nanoparticle. Influence of Polyelectrolyte Chain Length and Concentration 

    Stornes, Morten; Linse, Per; Dias, Rita de Sousa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Complexation between multiple weak polyacid chains and a positively charged spherical nanoparticle has been studied by means of Monte Carlo simulations. By considering titration curves, it is found that variations in the ...
  • The effect of Cu and Ge additions on strength and precipitation in a lean 6xxx aluminium alloy 

    Mørtsell, Eva Anne; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Andersen, Sigmund Jarle; Røyset, Jostein; Reiso, Oddvin; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    It has been demonstrated that the strength loss in a lean Al-Mg-Si alloy due to solute reduction could be compensated by back-adding a lower at % of Ge and Cu. Nanosized precipitate needles which are the main cause of ...
  • Atomic-resolution electron energy loss studies of precipitates in an Al-Mg-Si-Cu-Ag alloy 

    Wenner, Sigurd; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Ramasse, Quentin; Kepaptsoglou, Despoina Maria; Hage, Fredrik Sydow; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article, 2014)
    Aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy combined with electron energy loss spectroscopy has been used to determine the distribution of Cu and Ag atomic columns of precipitates in an Al–Mg–Si–Cu–Ag ...
  • Progression of reduction of MoO3 observed in powders and solution-processed films 

    Inzani, Katherine; Nematollahi, Mohammadreza; Selbach, Sverre Magnus; Grande, Tor; Vullum-Bruer, Fride (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Understanding the reduction of MoO3 is important for the utilization of this material in optoelectronic applications. Here, we examine the changes that take place during reduction of a solution-processed thin film of MoO3. ...
  • The effects and behaviour of Li and Cu alloying agents in lean Al-Mg-Si alloys 

    Mørtsell, Eva Anne; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Andersen, Sigmund Jarle; Ringdalen, Inga Gudem; Friis, Jesper; Wenner, Sigurd; Røyset, Jostein; Reiso, Oddvin; Holmestad, Randi (Journal article, 2016)
    We show how replacing a fraction of Mg with Li in a lean Al-Mg-Si alloy gives comparable strength and enhanced temperature stability. Replacing solute with smaller amounts of Cu and Li also improves thermal stability and ...
  • Controlling supercurrents and their spatial distribution in ferromagnets 

    Lahabi, Kaveh; Amundsen, Morten; Ouassou, Jabir Ali; Beukers, Ewout; Pleijster, Menno; Linder, Jacob; Alkemade, Paul; Aarts, Jan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    Spin-triplet Cooper pairs induced in ferromagnets form the centrepiece of the emerging field of superconducting spintronics. Usually the focus is on the spin-polarization of the triplets, potentially enabling low-dissipation ...

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