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Basic Inorganic Crystal Structures and Materials

Wai-Kee Li, Gong-Du Zhou, and Thomas Chung Wai Mak

in Advanced Structural Inorganic Chemistry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199216949
eISBN:
9780191711992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216949.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Following an extensive discussion on the symmetry of crystals in the previous chapter, a large number of crystal structures of inorganic compounds are collected in this chapter to familiarize readers ... More


A comparative approach to Canis

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides a comparative background for the study of dog behaviour by introducing the main behavioural features of dog-like species of Canis. The main aim here is to give an understanding ... More


Getting It Right

Roberta Green Ahmanson

in Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374360
eISBN:
9780199871902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374360.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores some of the conceptual barriers that journalists face in covering religion, particularly the common modern assumption, shared by many journalists, that religions cannot be ... More


MAXIMUM DEGREE, CLIQUES, AND COLOURINGS

Mathew Penrose

in Random Geometric Graphs

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198506263
eISBN:
9780191707858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198506263.003.0006
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter is concerned with maximum degree, clique number, and chromatic number. A focusing (i.e., two-point concentration) phenomenon is demonstrated for the distribution of the maximum degree in ... More


The Niche Concept

Eric Post

in Ecology of Climate Change: The Importance of Biotic Interactions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148472
eISBN:
9781400846139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148472.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the niche concept. One of the earliest applications of the niche theory in quantitative ecology addressed the seemingly simple question of the extent to which the niches of two ... More


Coyotes: Coyotes in Yellowstone National Park: the influence of dominance on foraging, territoriality, and fitness

Eric M. Gese

in The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515562
eISBN:
9780191705632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515562.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The coyote population at Yellowstone National Park (YNP), Wyoming, has not been subject to human persecution for several decades allowing for direct observation of their behaviour, interactions among ... More


From the Outside In: Solving Generalizations of the Slothouber-Graatsma-Conway Puzzle

Derek Smith

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter discusses Slothouber–Graatsma–Conway puzzle, which asks one to assemble six 1 × 2 × 2 pieces and three 1 × 1 × 1 pieces into the shape of a 3 × 3 × 3 cube. The puzzle has been ... More


Control of the Manufacturing Environment and Process

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0009
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The objectives of control of the manufacturing environment are to ensure the quality and consistency of products that are made and that they conform to the approved design. Failure of quality control ... More


Layer packing of polymethylene chains

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter discusses energetic principles important for the close packing of linear polymethylene chains that lead to favoured layer packing arrays, revealing that a hard sphere repulsive model is ... More


Thermotropic disorder in n-paraffin crystals

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter introduces thermally induced disorder in chain packing. A generalization of chain melting points is presented. Temperature-dependent polymorphic progressions are discussed for odd- or ... More


Some functional substitutions in n-paraffins

DOUGLAS L. DORSET

in Crystallography of the Polymethylene Chain: An Inquiry into the Structure of Waxes

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198529088
eISBN:
9780191712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529088.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter discusses the effect of simple atomic substitutions to paraffin chains on their crystal structures. Although perfluoroalkanes (replacing H- by F-) are not co-soluble with n-paraffins, ... More


KINEMATICS AND KINETICS OF CRYSTAL PLASTICITY

A. S. Argon

in Strengthening Mechanisms in Crystal Plasticity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198516002
eISBN:
9780191705717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516002.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Crystal plasticity is overwhelmingly a consequence of the self similar translations of dislocations, which is viewed as a limiting form of more general shear transformations that also include ... More


Packing complexes

Frank H. Herbstein

in Crystalline Molecular Complexes and Compounds: Structures and Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198526605
eISBN:
9780191712142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526605.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

In binary packing complexes, there is no preferential bonding between types of component — either between like or between unlike components. A large variety of phase diagrams and structural types are ... More


Molecular replacement

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter describes a range of methods for solving the phase problem when a structure that is similar to the one being analysed has already been determined. These methods generally rely on ... More


Abbreviations etc.

Stephen Instone (ed.)

in Pindar: Selected Odes

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780856686689
eISBN:
9781800343160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780856686689.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter shows the abbreviations used in Pindar's Odes, such as Allen for Homeri opera V., Hymnos, Cyclum, fragmenta etc. continens, ed. T. W. Allen (Oxford, 1912). It includes ABV Attic ... More


Cattle

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In spite of its significance to the economy of the Colombian Caribbean, the livestock industry has been neglected in the historiography. This chapter revises stereotypes about the cattle industry in ... More


Selling the Splat Pack: The DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Mark Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748685493
eISBN:
9781474406444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685493.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the role of the DVD market in the growth of ultraviolent horror in the 2000s and assesses how the emergence of the market changed cultural and industrial attitudes to horror films ... More


THE ROLE OF STRONG H-BONDS IN NATURE: A GALLERY OF FUNCTIONAL H-BONDS

Gastone Gilli and Paola Gilli

in The Nature of the Hydrogen Bond: Outline of a Comprehensive Hydrogen Bond Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199558964
eISBN:
9780191720949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558964.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

Functional H-bonds are H-bonds which are significantly stronger than the surrounding ones and, for this reason, can play a specific role in the mechanism of action of important chemical or ... More


The Hunting Pack and Lynching

Grégoire Chamayou and Steven Rendall

in Manhunts: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151656
eISBN:
9781400842254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151656.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter considers situations in which, independent of the impetus provided by a central power, a pack sometimes assembles in spite of itself, sometimes even against itself, for a manhunt. For ... More


Alternative approaches to structure description

Sergry V. Krivovichev

in Structural Crystallography of Inorganic Oxysalts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213207
eISBN:
9780191707117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213207.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter is devoted to alternative approaches to description of complex structures of inorganic oxysalts. These include, first, treatment in terms of anion-centered polyhedra (either tetrahedra ... More


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