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Cell complexes database for the Bianchi groups
(NUI Galway, 20160518)This is a database of quotients by Bianchi groups of twodimensional cellular equivariant retracts of Hyperbolic threespace. The Bianchi groups SL(2, A), with A the ring of integers in the imaginary quadratic number field ... 
Liquidcrystalmediated force between a cylindrical nanoparticle and substrate
(American Physical Society, 20071025)Using classical density functional theory, the structure of a molecular fluid around a cylindrical nanoparticle near a solid substrate is studied. The solventmediated force between the nanoparticle and the substrate is ... 
Monte Carlo simulations of liquid crystals near rough walls
(American Institute of Physics, 20050215)The effect of surface roughness on the structure of liquid crystalline fluids near solid substrates is studied by Monte Carlo simulations. The liquid crystal is modeled as a fluid of soft ellipsoidal molecules and the ... 
Phase behaviour of selfassembled monolayers controlled by tuning physisorbed and chemisorbed states: A latticemodel view
(American Institute of Physics, 20160407)The selfassembly of molecules on surfaces into 2D structures is important for the bottomup fabrication of functional nanomaterials, and the selfassembledstructure depends on the interplay between moleculemolecule ... 
The mod 2 cohomology rings of SL2 of the imaginary quadratic integers
(Elsevier ScienceDirect, 20150928)We establish general dimension formulae for the second page of the equivariant spectral sequence of the action of the SL2 groups over imaginary quadratic integers on their associated symmetric space. By way of doing this, ... 
On the equivariant Khomology of PSL_2 of the imaginary quadratic integers
(Association des Annales de l'Institut Fourier, 201609)We establish formulae for the part due to torsion of the equivariant $K$homology of all the Bianchi groups (PSL$_2$ of the imaginary quadratic integers), in terms of elementary numbertheoretic quantities. To achieve this, ... 
A recent change in the optical and gamma ray polarization of the Crab nebula and pulsar
(Oxford journals, 20151231)We report on observations of the polarization of optical and γray photons from the Crab nebula and pulsar system using the Galway Astronomical Stokes Polarimeter (GASP), the Hubble Space Telescope, Advanced Camera for ... 
Molecular simulation of hydrophobin adsorption at an oilwater interface
(American Chemical Society, 20120516)Hydrophobins are small, amphiphilic proteins expressed by strains of filamentous fungi. They fulfill a number of biological functions, often related to adsorption at hydrophobic interfaces, and have been investigated for ... 
Structure of molecular liquids: cavity and bridge functions of the hard spheroid fluid
(American Physical Society, 20060628)We present methodologies for calculating the direct correlation function c(1,2), the cavity function y(1,2), and the bridge function b(1,2), for molecular liquids, from Monte Carlo simulations. As an example we present ... 
Mechanochemical tuning of the binaphthyl conformation at the air water interface
(Wiley, 20150612)Gradual and reversible tuning of the torsion angle of an amphiphilic chiral binaphthyl, from −90° to −80°, was achieved by application of a mechanical force to its molecular monolayer at the air–water interface. This 2D ... 
Synthesis of migrastatin and its macroketone analogue and in vivo FRAP analysis of the macroketone on ECadherin dynamics
(WileyVCH Verlag, 20140611)An efficient and scalable synthesis of a key acyclic intermediate used for the preparation of migrastatin and its macroketone analogue is described; Brown alkoxyallylation is the key step for this synthesis. The macroketone ... 
A note about waves in dissipative and dispersive solids
(World Scientific, 2008)We study shear waves propagating in a special viscoelastic model proposed first by Fosdick and Yu in 1996. We deduce an asymptotic approximation which reduces the full balance equations to a system of evolution equations ... 
Waves and vibrations in a solid of second grade
(World Scientific, 2006)We study the viscoelastic second grade solid, for which the constitutive equation consists in the sum of a purely elastic part and a viscoelastic part; this latter part is specified by two microstructural coefficients ... 
A refinement of a conjecture of Quillen
(Elsevier ScienceDirect, 201509)We present some new results on the cohomology of a large scope of SL2 groups in degrees above the virtual cohomological dimension, yielding some partial positive results for the Quillen conjecture in rank one. We combine ... 
Chain transfer to solvent in the radical polymerization of structurally diverse acrylamide monomers using straightchain and branched alcohols as solvents
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 20140102)Chain transfer to solvent in conventional radical polymerizations of Ntertbutylacrylamide (TBAM) and N(2morpholin4ylethyl) acrylamide (MEA) in a range of alcohol solvents is investigated. Mayo analysis of polymerization ... 
Synthesis of fluorinated alkoxyamines and alkoxyamineinitiated nitroxidemediated precipitation polymerizations of styrene in supercritical carbon dioxide
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 20140620)TIPNO (2,2,5trimethyl4phenyl3azahexane3nitroxide)alkoxyamine was found to give reasonably controlled/living nitroxidemediated (NMP) precipitation polymerizations of styrene in supercritical carbon dioxide (scCO(2)). ... 
Incremental equations for soft fibrous materials
(Springer, 2015)The general theory of nonlinear anisotropic elasticity is extended to describe smallamplitude motions and static deformations that can be superimposed on large prestrains of fibrereinforced solids. The linearised ... 
RAFT polymerization in supercritical carbon dioxide based on an induced precipitation approach: synthesis of 2ethoxyethyl methacrylate/acrylamide block copolymers
(Wiley, 20150513)A new controlled/living heterogeneous polymerization technique using RAFT in benign supercritical CO2 is described involving the formation of monomerswollen seed particles by precipitation of macroRAFT agent prior to ... 
A new era for homolytic aromatic substitution: replacing Bu3SnH with efficient lightinduced chain reactions
(Royal Society of Chemistry, 20160401)Herein is a pertinent review of recent photochemical homolytic aromatic substitution (HAS) literature. Issues with using the reductant Bu3SnH in an oxidative process where the net loss of a hydrogen atom occurs is discussed. ... 
Interface waves in prestressed incompressible solids
(Springer, 2007)We study incremental wave propagation for what is seemingly the simplest boundary value problem, namely that constitued by the plane interface of a semiinfinite solid. With a view to model loaded elastomers and soft ...