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Optical double resonance experiments

Alan Corney

in Atomic and Laser Spectroscopy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199211456
eISBN:
9780191705915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211456.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter explains the excitation of atoms by polarized resonance radiation and their interaction with static and radio-frequency fields, known as optical double-resonance. The Brossel-Bitter ... More


Japanese and American Infants' Responses to Arm Restraint

Linda A. Camras, Harriet Oster, Joseph J. Campos, Kazuo Miyake, and Donna Bradshaw

in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Coding System (FACS)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195179644
eISBN:
9780199847044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179644.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reports the first step in a broad cross-cultural investigation designed to study the infant facial expression. It specifically presents an initial comparison of Japanese and American ... More


Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Ole Mouritsen and Klavs Styrbæk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In the West, we have identified only four basic tastes—sour, sweet, salty, and bitter—that, through skillful combination and technique, create delicious foods. Yet in many parts of East Asia over the ... More


Taste

Hervé This

in Note-by-Note Cooking: The Future of Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164863
eISBN:
9780231538237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164863.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter argues that the familiar map of taste-receptor areas on the tongue given in various educational books is false, and explains errors concerning the theory of four tastes: salty, sweet, ... More


What exactly is taste, and why is it important?

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explains what exactly is meant by taste and why it is important. For many centuries, it was customary in the Western world to accept the ancient Greek view, originating with Aristotle, ... More


The first four: Sour, sweet, salty, and bitter

Ole G. Mouritsen, Klavs Styrbæk, and Jonas Drotner Mouritsen

in Umami: Unlocking the Secrets of the Fifth Taste

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168908
eISBN:
9780231537582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168908.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter describes the first four basic tastes: sour, sweet, salty, and bitter. The perception of taste has its physiological origin in the taste receptor cells found in the taste buds, which are ... More


The Scottsboro Case and World War II America: Poetic Anger

W. Jason Miller

in Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035338
eISBN:
9780813038704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035338.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The chapter discusses the Scottsboro case of 1931 and the continued failure to pass antilynching laws in the United States throughout the 1940s. It puts on view Hughes's fury against the practice of ... More


The Taste of Knowledge

Massimo Montanari

in Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167864
eISBN:
9780231539081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167864.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter concludes that it is the brain that recognizes flavors, and judges them “good” or “bad.” In the nineteenth century, four fundamental flavors were codified—sweet, bitter, salty, and ... More


Micromagnetic Imaging and Modeling

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199570447
eISBN:
9780191813504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570447.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The imaging and quantitative evaluation of magnetic microstructures is a vibrant field with many complementary techniques, including those using electrons, photons, and scanning probes. Each ... More


Pulses

Daniel Zohary, Ehud Weiss, and Maria Hopf*

in Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199549061
eISBN:
9780191810046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199549061.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the role of pulses or annual legume as companions of wheat and barley. By cultivating legume crops together with cereals, a higher level of soil fertility is maintained. The ... More


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