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Design Tradeoffs

Richard M. Murray

in Biomolecular Feedback Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161532
eISBN:
9781400850501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161532.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter describes some of the design tradeoffs arising from the interaction between synthetic circuits and the host organism. It first considers the effects of competition for shared cellular ... More


Ethology, physiological psychology, and neurobiology of CTA

Jan Bures

in Conditioned Taste Aversion: Memory of a Special Kind

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198523475
eISBN:
9780191712678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523475.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

Novel food is eaten in small quantities (neophobia) followed by several hours of abstinence, which allows for the evaluation of the visceral consequences of feeding. Positive results lead to the ... More


Central Equation of Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Józef Ignaczak and Martin Ostoja‐Starzewski

in Thermoelasticity with Finite Wave Speeds

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199541645
eISBN:
9780191716164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541645.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter focuses on a central equation of thermoelasticity with finite wave speeds, i.e. a partial differential equation which, most remarkably, has a similar form for both theories. Given next ... More


The Self as Bodily

Jonardon Ganeri

in The Self: Naturalism, Consciousness, and the First-Person Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652365
eISBN:
9780191740718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652365.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, History of Philosophy

A theory of self must do two things. It must tell us what kind of thing a self is: an immaterial substance; a suitably interconnected series of conscious experiences; the categorical basis of such a ... More


NEUTRON-REFRACTION AND SMALL-ANGLE SCATTERING TOMOGRAPHY

Wolfgang Treimer

in Advanced Tomographic Methods in Materials Research and Engineering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213245
eISBN:
9780191707582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213245.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Refraction and small-angle scattering can provide unique imaging signals in situations where absorption- or other attenuation-based effects are insufficient. Attenuation contrast is low in cases ... More


Resolution

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Since the aberrations of the lens are negligible, the resolution of the acoustic microscope is essentially limited by diffraction. If the lens has a high numerical aperture the resolution is ... More


A little elementary acoustics

G. A. D. Briggs and O. V. Kolosov

in Acoustic Microscopy: Second Edition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199232734
eISBN:
9780191716355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232734.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Solids support both longitudinal and shear acoustic waves; fluids support only longitudinal waves, with attenuation proportional to the viscosity and to the square of the frequency. The longitudinal ... More


The Evolution of Thought Experiment

Roy A. Sorensen

in Thought Experiments

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195129137
eISBN:
9780199786138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512913X.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter seeks to define “thought experiment” and dig to its origin. It argues that thought experiments evolved from experiment through a process of attenuation. This builds inductive momentum ... More


Coupling To The Soft Mode

M. E. LINES and A. M. GLASS

in Principles and Applications of Ferroelectrics and Related Materials

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198507789
eISBN:
9780191709944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507789.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Near the temperature of a second-order structural phase transition, and in particular near the Curie point of a ferroelectric, anomalously strong ultrasonic absorption occurs. This chapter considers ... More


Acoustic and temperature waves

E. R. DOBBS

in Helium Three

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198506409
eISBN:
9780191709463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506409.003.0011
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines 3He-4He mixtures with acoustic and temperature waves. Topics discussed include first sound, velocity of second sound, attenuation of second sound, oscillating superleak ... More


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