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Biological Circuit Components

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/9780691161532.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter describes some simple circuit components that have been constructed in E. coli cells using the technology of synthetic biology and then considers a more complicated circuit that already ... More


The Gross-Zagier Formula on Shimura Curves

Xinyi Yuan, Shou-wu Zhang, and Wei Zhang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155913
eISBN:
9781400845644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155913.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Number Theory

This comprehensive account of the Gross–Zagier formula on Shimura curves over totally real fields relates the heights of Heegner points on abelian varieties to the derivatives of L-series. The ... More


Theory – the bare essentials

Erich H. Kisi and Christopher J. Howard

in Applications of Neutron Powder Diffraction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780198515944
eISBN:
9780191705663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515944.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter presents the properties of thermal neutrons. Their wavelength (from the de Broglie equation) is well suited to the investigation of condensed matter, i.e., to the study of liquids, ... More


4 Applications

Michele Maggiore

in Gravitational Waves: Volume 1: Theory and Experiments

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570745
eISBN:
9780191717666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570745.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter discusses some important applications of the formalism previously developed. It describes the inspiral of compact binaries, and shows how the backreaction caused by GW emission affects ... More


Just True

Jc Beall

in Spandrels of Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199268733
eISBN:
9780191708527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268733.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter discusses the question of just true and a few related issues. After a brief discussion of incoherent operators, the chapter sets out what it takes just true to be. It discusses a ... More


The Problem of Laws

John Foster

in The Divine Lawmaker: Lectures on Induction, Laws of Nature, and the Existence of God

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199250592
eISBN:
9780191600913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250596.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The most crucial problem for NES concerns the relevant notion of a law of nature. In order to play the explanatory role assigned to them by NES, laws have to be construed not as mere regularities, ... More


The Scenario without Laws

John Foster

in The Divine Lawmaker: Lectures on Induction, Laws of Nature, and the Existence of God

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199250592
eISBN:
9780191600913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250596.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Let us consider how things would stand if we were forced to abandon the notion of a law of nature as incoherent. As well as having to abandon NES, we would have to look for a different–for a ... More


Decomposition theorems

S. R Cloude

in Polarisation: Applications in Remote Sensing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199569731
eISBN:
9780191721908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569731.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter deals with the topic of decomposition theorems in polarisation studies of mixed surface and volume scattering. It begins with coherent decompositions, starting from the Pauli matrix ... More


SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY AND Z-CONTRAST

JOHN C. H. SPENCE

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199552757
eISBN:
9780191708664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552757.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter first reviews the relationship (by reciprocity) between transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and scanning transmission electron microscopy (STEM), with a brief history of STEM. The ... More


The basic theory of neutron scattering

Rolf Hempelmann

in Quasielastic Neutron Scattering and Solid State Diffusion

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198517436
eISBN:
9780191706974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198517436.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses ways to describe theoretically neutron scattering as a probe for condensed matter, first the scattering on a rigidly bound and isolated nucleus by the neutron-nucleus ... More


A Mistake in Dynamic Coherence Arguments?

Brian Skyrms

in From Zeno to Arbitrage: Essays on Quantity, Coherence, and Induction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199652808
eISBN:
9780191745829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652808.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A popular objection to dynamic coherence arguments is that an incoherent updater will be immune because he will “see the Dutch book coming” and refuse to bet. This not shows that the “seeing it ... More


Saying in The Merchant of Venice

Stanley Cavell

in Shakespeare and the Law: A Conversation among Disciplines and Professions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924939
eISBN:
9780226924946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924946.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter explores Shylock's incoherent grief in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, where Shylock's defeat seems to have been insufficiently expressed. His penultimate words, “I am content” ... More


Devil in the Details – Horror and Cape Fear

Rob Daniel

in Cape Fear

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781800857018
eISBN:
9781800852990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800857018.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

An investigation into how horror cinema informed and is reflected in Cape Fear. Beginning with theoretical models, this reviews the film using Brigid Cherry’s definition of horror as a set of ... More


Thematic Coherence and Thematic Aggregation

Alexander Samely

in Profiling Jewish Literature in Antiquity: An Inventory, from Second Temple Texts to the Talmuds

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684328
eISBN:
9780191764981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684328.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter explains the varieties of features one encounters in texts of thematic discourse or description, a key branch of ancient Jewish literature. In particular, both texts of proverbial ... More


“Unaccommodated” Lear

Millicent Bell

in Shakespeare's Tragic Skepticism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092554
eISBN:
9780300127201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092554.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the reasons behind why King Lear is deemed incoherent by many who have read or witnessed it. The peculiar challenge to the stage of this great, mysterious work has always been ... More


Scanning transmission electron microscopy and Z-contrast

John C. H. Spence

in High-Resolution Electron Microscopy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199668632
eISBN:
9780191749322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668632.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 8 reviews the theory of scanning transmission electron microscopy using a field-emission electron microscope. The bright-field, dark-field, and high-angle dark-field modes are described, and ... More


Weil Representation and Waldspurger Formula

Xinyi Yuan, Shou-Wu Zhang, and Wei Zhang

in The Gross-Zagier Formula on Shimura Curves

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155913
eISBN:
9781400845644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155913.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Number Theory

This chapter reviews some basic results on Weil representations, theta liftings and Eisenstein series. In particular, it introduces a proof of the Waldspurger formula. The theory of Weil ... More


Shaping the Coherent Self: A Moral Achievement

Howard Rachlin

in The Escape of the Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199322350
eISBN:
9780190219536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322350.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

From the teleological behaviorist perspective, a person’s self is an abstract pattern of the person’s actions. The self becomes incoherent when different situations come to serve as signals for ... More


Basic Concepts

Andrew T. Boothroyd

in Principles of Neutron Scattering from Condensed Matter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862314
eISBN:
9780191895081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862314.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the basic properties of the neutron and its interactions with matter. The principal methods for neutron production are described, especially reactor and spallation sources. ... More


Fraunhofer Diffraction

B. D. Guenther

in Modern Optics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198738770
eISBN:
9780191801983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738770.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The Huygens–Fresnel integral is solved with the assumption that all waves in the aperture are plane waves. This assumption leads to Fraunhofer diffraction. Diffraction is a strong function of source ... More


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