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  1. Zeolite Catalyzed Aldol Condensation Reactions

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    Adedayo I. Inegbenebor; Raphael C. Mordi; Oluwakayode M. Ogunwole

    2015-01-01

    The review is based on the description of zeolite structure, uses, synthesis, and catalytic aldol reaction in aldol condensation. An internal aldolcondensation reaction has been achieved over ZSM-5 zeolite with high silica-alumina ratio at 350oC. It therefore follows that zeolite canfunction as a catalyst in aldol type condensation reactions and that weak acid sites as well as a small number of active sites favor the aldolcondensation reaction of carbonyl compounds. However, the mixed condens...

  2. Zeolite Catalyzed Aldol Condensation Reactions

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    Adedayo I. Inegbenebor

    2015-03-01

    Full Text Available The review is based on the description of zeolite structure, uses, synthesis, and catalytic aldol reaction in aldol condensation. An internal aldolcondensation reaction has been achieved over ZSM-5 zeolite with high silica-alumina ratio at 350oC. It therefore follows that zeolite canfunction as a catalyst in aldol type condensation reactions and that weak acid sites as well as a small number of active sites favor the aldolcondensation reaction of carbonyl compounds. However, the mixed condensation product was found to be favored at temperatures above 300oCand the self-condensation of ethanal to crotonaldehyde was favored at temperatures below 300oC. It has also been suggested that both Brønstedand Lewis acids are involved in aldol reactions with Lewis acid sites the most probable catalytic sites. The zeolite group of minerals has founduse in many chemical and allied industries.

  3. The Complete Mechanism of an Aldol Condensation.

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    Perrin, Charles L; Chang, Kuei-Lin

    2016-07-01

    Although aldol condensation is one of the most important organic reactions, capable of forming new C-C bonds, its mechanism has never been fully established. We now conclude that the rate-limiting step in the base-catalyzed aldol condensation of benzaldehydes with acetophenones, to produce chalcones, is the final loss of hydroxide and formation of the C═C bond. This conclusion is based on a study of the partitioning ratios of the intermediate ketols and on the solvent kinetic isotope effects, whereby the condensations are faster in D2O than in H2O, regardless of substitution. PMID:27281298

  4. The Complete Mechanism of an Aldol Condensation.

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    Perrin, CL; Chang, KL

    2016-01-01

    Although aldol condensation is one of the most important organic reactions, capable of forming new C-C bonds, its mechanism has never been fully established. It is now concluded that the rate-limiting step in the base-catalyzed aldol condensation of benzaldehydes with acetophenones, to produce chalcones, is the final loss of hydroxide and formation of the C-C double bond. This conclusion is based on a study of the partitioning ratios of the intermediate ketols and on the solvent kinetic isoto...

  5. Aldol condensation with 2,5-diketopiperazines

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    Murwanashyaka, Juvenal

    2013-01-01

    2,5-diketopiperazines (DKPs) are naturally occurring cyclopeptides obtained by the condensation of two amino acids. They are found alone or among other natural products produced by fungi, bacteria, the plant kingdom and mammals One way of obtaining substituted DKPS is by aldol condensation of 1,4-Diacetylpiperazine-2,5-dione with aldehydes. In this project, we wanted to study the effect of various bases on this reaction for different aldehydes. The best base would be applied to reaction w...

  6. Functioned Calix[4]arenes as Artificial Enzymes Catalyze Aldol Condensation

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    2000-01-01

    Aldolase models derived from calix[4]arene were designed and synthesized. The aldol condensation of p-nitrobenzaldehyde with acetone was catalyzed by the synthetic enzymes proceeded under mild conditions to offer chiefly aldol-type product in good yield.

  7. A Green Enantioselective Aldol Condensation for the Undergraduate Organic Laboratory

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    Bennett, George D.

    2006-01-01

    A number of laboratory exercises for the organic chemistry curriculum that emphasize enantioselective synthesis of the aldol condensation which involves the proline-catalyzed condensation between acetone and isobutyraldehyde are explored. The experiment illustrates some of the trade-offs involved in green chemistry like the use of acetone in large…

  8. Aldol condensation of furfural and acetone on zeolites

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    Kikhtyanin, O.; Kelbichová, V.; Vitvarová, Dana; Kubů, Martin; Kubička, D.

    2014-01-01

    Roč. 227, MAY 2014 (2014), s. 154-162. ISSN 0920-5861 R&D Projects: GA ČR GBP106/12/G015 Institutional support: RVO:61388955 Keywords : aldol condensation * oligomerization * zeolites Subject RIV: CF - Physical ; Theoretical Chemistry Impact factor: 3.893, year: 2014

  9. Activated hydrotalcites as solid base catalysts in aldol condensations

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    Roelofs, J.C.A.A.

    2002-01-01

    The development of new catalytic materials and routes to replace environmentally unacceptable processes in the fine chemical industry is emerging due to stringent legislation. Replacement of currently applied alkali bases in liquid-phase aldol condensations can result in diminishing of waste water s

  10. Aldol Condensation of Citral with Acetone on Basic Solid Catalysts

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    Noda, C.; G. P. ALT; WERNECK R. M.; C. A. HENRIQUES; Monteiro, J. L. F.

    1998-01-01

    The catalytic performance of solids with basic properties, such as CaO, MgO and hydrotalcites, was evaluated in the aldol condensation of citral and acetone, the first step in the synthesis of ionones from citral. The best results were obtained with CaO and hydrotalcite with high conversions (98%) and selectivities (close to 70% for the main product) observed for both of the catalyst. Such pseudoionone yields were greater than those reported in the literature for the homogeneous reaction.

  11. Activated hydrotalcites as solid base catalysts in aldol condensations

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    Roelofs, J.C.A.A.

    2002-01-01

    The development of new catalytic materials and routes to replace environmentally unacceptable processes in the fine chemical industry is emerging due to stringent legislation. Replacement of currently applied alkali bases in liquid-phase aldol condensations can result in diminishing of waste water streams, less corrosion and catalyst re-use. The chosen candidate for this is the anionic clay hydrotalcite (HT), which shows promising results after activation. However, why a treated HT is catalyt...

  12. Aldol Condensation of Volatile Carbonyl Compounds in Acidic Aerosols

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    Noziere, B.; Esteve, W.

    2003-12-01

    Reactions of volatile organic compounds in acidic aerosols have been shown recently to be potentially important for organic aerosol formation and growth. Aldol condensation, the acid-catalyzed polymerization of carbonyl compounds, is a likely candidate to enhance the flux of organic matter from the gas phase to the condensed phase in the atmosphere. Until now these reactions have only been characterized for conditions relevant to synthesis (high acidities and liquid phase systems) and remote from atmospheric ones. In this work, the uptake of gas-phase acetone and 2,4\\-pentanedione by sulfuric acid solutions has been measured at room temperature using a Rotated Wetted Wall Reactor coupled to a Mass Spectrometer. The aldol condensation rate constants for 2,4\\-pentanedione measured so far for sulfuric acid solutions between 96 and 70 % wt. display a variation with acidity in agreement with what predicted in the organic chemical literature. The values of these constants, however, are much lower than expected for this compound, and comparable to the ones of acetone. Experiments are underway to complete this study to lower acidities and understand the discrepancies with the predicted reactivity.

  13. Aldol Condensation of Citral with Acetone on Basic Solid Catalysts

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    C. NODA

    1998-06-01

    Full Text Available The catalytic performance of solids with basic properties, such as CaO, MgO and hydrotalcites, was evaluated in the aldol condensation of citral and acetone, the first step in the synthesis of ionones from citral. The best results were obtained with CaO and hydrotalcite with high conversions (98% and selectivities (close to 70% for the main product observed for both of the catalyst. Such pseudoionone yields were greater than those reported in the literature for the homogeneous reaction.

  14. Mineral catalysis of a potentially prebiotic aldol condensation

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    De Graaf, R. M.; Visscher, J.; Xu, Y.; Arrhenius, G.; Schwartz, A. W.

    1998-01-01

    Minerals may have played a significant role in chemical evolution. In the course of investigating the chemistry of phosphonoacetaldehyde (PAL), an analogue of glycolaldehyde phosphate, we have observed a striking case of catalysis by the layered hydroxide mineral hydrotalcite ([Mg2Al(OH)6][Cl.nH2O]). In neutral or moderately basic aqueous solutions, PAL is unreactive even at a concentration of 0.1 M. In the presence of a large excess of NaOH (2 M), the compound undergoes aldol condensation to produce a dimer containing a C3-C4 double-bond. In dilute neutral solutions and in the presence of the mineral, however, condensation takes place rapidly, to produce a dimer which is almost exclusively the C2-C3 unsaturated product.

  15. Intramolecular Aldol Condensation of a - Oxo Ketene Dibenzylthioacetals: A Facile Route to Substituted Thiophenes

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    2000-01-01

    A new method for the synthesis of substituted thiophenes was through intramolecular aldol condensation of α-oxo ketene dibenzylthioacetals.All products were confirmed with IR,1H NMR and elemental analysis.

  16. Rapid and Efficient Functionalized Ionic Liquid-Catalyzed Aldol Condensation Reactions Associated with Microwave Irradiation

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    Chang Wang; Jing Liu; Wenguang Leng; Yanan Gao

    2014-01-01

    Five quaternary ammonium ionic liquid (IL) and two tetrabutylphosphonium ILs were prepared and characterized. An environmentally benign and convenient functionalized ionic liquid catalytic system was thus explored in the aldol condensation reactions of aromatic aldehydes with acetone. The aldol reactions proceeded more efficiently through microwave-assisted heating than through conventional thermal heating. The yield of products obtained under microwave heating for 30 min was approximately 90...

  17. BINAM-prolinamides as recoverable catalysts in the direct aldol condensation

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    Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Hita López, María del Carmen; Nájera Domingo, Carmen

    2006-01-01

    New BINAM-prolinamides were developed and tested as organocatalysts in the direct aldol condensation between aldehydes and several aliphatic ketones. C2-symmetrical (Sa)-BINAM-L-prolinamide gives the best enantioselectivities for this transformation, being recovered and reused after the reaction by simple extractive techniques. The reaction was performed in DMF/H2O at 0 °C to give the aldol products in up to 95% ee for acetone. For 2-butanone, the corresponding iso-regioisomers were ...

  18. Five-membered ring annelation in [2.2]paracyclophanes by aldol condensation

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    Henning Hopf; Swaminathan Vijay Narayanan; Jones, Peter G

    2014-01-01

    Under basic conditions 4,5,12,13-tetraacetyl[2.2]paracyclophane (9) cyclizes by a double aldol condensation to provide the two aldols 12 and 15 in a 3:7 ratio. The structures of these compounds were obtained from X-ray structural analysis, spectroscopic data, and mechanistic considerations. On acid treatment 12 is dehydrated to a mixture of the condensed five-membered [2.2]paracyclophane derivatives 18–20, whereas 15 yields a mixture of the isomeric cyclopentadienones 21–23. The structures of...

  19. Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Configurationally Stable Oligo-1,2-naphthylenes.

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    Lotter, Dominik; Neuburger, Markus; Rickhaus, Michel; Häussinger, Daniel; Sparr, Christof

    2016-02-18

    Structurally well-defined oligomers are fundamental for the functionality of natural molecular systems and key for the design of synthetic counterparts. Herein, we describe a strategy for the efficient synthesis of individual stereoisomers of 1,2-naphthylene oligomers by iterative building block additions and consecutive stereoselective arene-forming aldol condensation reactions. The catalyst-controlled atropoenantioselective and the substrate-controlled atropodiastereoselective aldol condensation reaction provide structurally distinct ter- and quaternaphthalene stereoisomers, which represent configurationally stable analogues of otherwise stereodynamic, helically shaped ortho-phenylenes. PMID:26799152

  20. Microwave-assisted aldol condensation of benzil with ketones

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    Katayoun Marjani; Maryam Asgari; Akram Ashouri; Gholam Hossein Mahdavinia; Hossien Abbastabar Ahangar

    2009-01-01

    Under microwave irradiation,the corresponding hydroxycyciopentenones were prepared in high yields by the cross-aldol reactions of benzil with various ketones.When the reactions were performed in vailOUS solvents under classical heating for a long time,they produced the products in relatively low yields.

  1. Rapid and Efficient Functionalized Ionic Liquid-Catalyzed Aldol Condensation Reactions Associated with Microwave Irradiation

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    Chang Wang

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Five quaternary ammonium ionic liquid (IL and two tetrabutylphosphonium ILs were prepared and characterized. An environmentally benign and convenient functionalized ionic liquid catalytic system was thus explored in the aldol condensation reactions of aromatic aldehydes with acetone. The aldol reactions proceeded more efficiently through microwave-assisted heating than through conventional thermal heating. The yield of products obtained under microwave heating for 30 min was approximately 90%, and the ILs can be recovered and reused at least five times without apparent loss of activity. In addition, this catalytic system can be successfully extended to the Henry reactions.

  2. Five-membered ring annelation in [2.2]paracyclophanes by aldol condensation

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    Henning Hopf

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available Under basic conditions 4,5,12,13-tetraacetyl[2.2]paracyclophane (9 cyclizes by a double aldol condensation to provide the two aldols 12 and 15 in a 3:7 ratio. The structures of these compounds were obtained from X-ray structural analysis, spectroscopic data, and mechanistic considerations. On acid treatment 12 is dehydrated to a mixture of the condensed five-membered [2.2]paracyclophane derivatives 18–20, whereas 15 yields a mixture of the isomeric cyclopentadienones 21–23. The structures of these elimination products are also deduced from X-ray and spectroscopic data. The sequence presented here constitutes the simplest route so far to cyclophanes carrying an annelated five-membered ring.

  3. Tandem Aldol Condensation – Platinacycle-Catalyzed Addition Reactions of Aldehydes, Methyl Ketones and Arylboronic Acids

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    Liao, Yuan-Xi; Hu, Qiao-Sheng

    2012-01-01

    Tandem aldol condensation of aldehydes with methyl ketones followed by anionic four-electron donor-based (Type I) platinacycle-catalyzed addition reactions of arylboronic acids to form β-arylated ketones is described. Good to excellent yields of β-arylated ketones were obtained for the tandem reactions of aromatic/aliphatic aldehydes, methyl ketones and arylboronic acids, and moderate yields were observed for the tandem reaction with α, β-unsaturated aldehydes as the aldehyde source.

  4. Synthesis of Coumarins and Quinolones by Intramolecular Aldol Condensation Reactions of Titanium Enediolates

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    Fürstner, A.; Jumbam, D.; Shi, N.

    1995-01-01

    Low-valent titanium prepared by the reduction of TiCl3 with zinc dust oxidatively adds to α-ketoamides or α-ketoesters with the formation of the corresponding titanium enediolates. These 1,2-difunctional nucleophiles, which have hardly been used in organic synthesis so far, undergo regioselective intramolecular aldol condensation reactions with various electrophiles such as aldehydes, ketones, nitriles, esters and amides. This methodology allows the synthesis of differently substituted coumar...

  5. Modified calcium oxide as stable solid base catalyst for Aldol condensation reaction

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    Ying Tang; Jingfang Xu; Xuefan Gu

    2013-03-01

    A highly efficient and stable solid-base catalyst for Aldol condensation was prepared by modifying commercial CaO with benzyl bromide in a simple way. It was found that modified CaO can effectively catalyse the Aldol condensation of cyclohexanone and benzaldehyde, as well as various benzaldehydes, to produce 2-benzylidenecyclohexanone with a good selectivity and high yield. Higher yield of 95.8% was obtained over modified CaO after 3 h, which is short compared with the yield of 92.1% after 12 h over commercial CaO. The influence of several reaction parameters, such as temperature, catalyst loading, was investigated. The humidity test over modified CaO reveals that the basic centres of modified CaO are stable for CO2 and moisture. From the results of Fourier transform-infrared (FT-IR) and Thermogravity analysis (TG) characterization, the modifier was bonded on surface of CaO chemically and almost no Ca(OH)2 formed during the modification process. The type of aldehyde has great influence on the yield of aldol condensation.

  6. Stereoselective Arene-Forming Aldol Condensation: Synthesis of Axially Chiral Aromatic Amides.

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    Fäseke, Vincent C; Sparr, Christof

    2016-06-13

    The increasing awareness of the importance of amide atropisomers prompts the development of novel strategies for their selective preparation. Described herein is a method for the enantioselective synthesis of atropisomeric aromatic amides by an amine-catalyzed arene-forming aldol condensation. The high reactivity of the glyoxylic amide substrates enables a remarkably efficient construction of a new aromatic ring, which proceeds within minutes at ambient temperature to afford products with excellent stereoselectivity. The high rotational barriers of the reduced products highlight the utility of this stable, spatially organized chiral scaffold. PMID:27166995

  7. Enzyme-Catalyzed Asymmetric Domino Thia-Michael/Aldol Condensation Using Pepsin.

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    Xiang, Yang; Song, Jian; Zhang, Yong; Yang, Da-Cheng; Guan, Zhi; He, Yan-Hong

    2016-07-15

    The novel catalytic promiscuity of pepsin from porcine gastric mucosa for the asymmetric catalysis of the domino thia-Michael/aldol condensation reaction in MeCN and buffer was discovered for the first time. Broad substrate specificity was tested, and a series of corresponding products were obtained with enantioselectivities of up to 84% ee. This specific catalysis was demonstrated by using recombinant pepsin and control experiments with denatured and inhibited pepsin. The reaction was also shown to occur in the active site by site-directed mutagenesis (the Asp32Ala mutant of pepsin), and a possible mechanism was proposed. PMID:27348476

  8. A green, inexpensive and efficient organocatalyzed procedure for aqueous aldol condensations

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    Abaee, M. Saeed; Mojtahedi, Mohammad M.; Forghani, Soudabeh; Sharifi, Roholah [Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Research Center of Iran, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of). Faculty of Organic Chemistry and Natural Products; Ghandchi, Nafiseh M. [Islamic Azad University, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of). Dept. of Chemistry; Forouzani, Mehdi; Chaharnazm, Behnam [Payam Noor University, Sari (Iran, Islamic Republic of)

    2009-07-01

    A facile and general procedure is presented for diethylamine-catalyzed double crossed aldol condensation of cyclic ketones with various aromatic aldehydes under aqueous conditions. Excellent yields of 3,5-bisarylmethylidenes of homocyclic and heterocyclic ketones are achieved in a one-pot procedure. Furthermore, the methodology is efficiently applied to the synthesis of chalcones from their corresponding methyl ketones. In the majority of the cases studied, products precipitate from the reaction mixtures and the medium is recycled in subsequent several reactions without significant loss of activity. (author)

  9. Aldol condensation of acyclic ketones with benzaldehyde and subsequent cyclodehydration to form indenes over halide cluster catalysts

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    黒川, 秀樹; 千原, 貞次

    2006-01-01

    When a molecular halide cluster [(Ta6Cl12)C-12(H2O)(4)]-4H(2)O (1)/SiO2 was treated in a helium stream above 200 degrees C, it catalyzed the aldol condensation of acetone with benzaldehyde to yield E-4-phenyl-3-buten-2-one. The bromide cluster of Ta and chloride clusters of Nb, Mo, and W of the same octahedral metal framework also catalyzed the reaction. 3,3-Dimethyl-2-butanone combined with benzaldehyde similarly yielded the corresponding aldol condensation product over 1/SiO2 at 400 degrees...

  10. Study of Liquid Alkanes Production from Biomass-Derived Carbohydrates by Aldol-Condensation and Hydrogenation Processes

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    Navadol Laosiripojana; Verawat Champreda; Wassana Dedsuksophon

    2010-01-01

    This research aims to synthesis liquid alkanes from biomass-derived hydroxyl methyl furfural (HMF) and furfural by aldol-condensation and hydrogenation processes over several catalysts i.e. TiO2, TiO2-ZrO2, Pd/Al2O3 and Pd/CeO2. It was found that the catalysts make significant impact on the selectivity and yield of alkanes product. It is noted that Pd/Al2O3 provided the highest alkane yield and selectivity. The aldol-condensation and hydrogenation of HMF over Pd/Al2O3 provide high C12 selecti...

  11. Kinetics of acid-catalyzed aldol condensation reactions of aliphatic aldehydes

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    Casale, Mia T.; Richman, Aviva R.; Elrod, Matthew J.; Garland, Rebecca M.; Beaver, Melinda R.; Tolbert, Margaret A.

    Field observations of atmospheric aerosols have established that organic compounds compose a large fraction of the atmospheric aerosol mass. However, the physical/chemical pathway by which organic compounds are incorporated into atmospheric aerosols remains unclear. The potential role of acid-catalyzed reactions of organic compounds on acidic aerosols has been explored as a possible chemical pathway for the incorporation of organic material into aerosols. In the present study, ultraviolet-visible (UV-vis) spectroscopy was used to monitor the kinetics of formation of the products of the acid-catalyzed aldol condensation reaction of a range of aliphatic aldehydes (C 2-C 8). The experiments were carried out at various sulfuric acid concentrations and a range of temperatures in order to estimate the rate constants of such reactions on sulfuric acid aerosols under tropospheric conditions. The rate constants were generally found to decrease as the chain length of the aliphatic aldehyde increased (except for acetaldehyde, which had an unusually small rate constant), increase as a function of sulfuric acid concentration as predicted by excess acidity theory, and showed normal Arrhenius behavior as a function of temperature. While the kinetic data are generally consistent with previous laboratory reports of aldehyde reactivity in various sulfuric acid media, the aldol condensation reactions involving aliphatic aldehydes do not appear fast enough to be responsible for significant transfer of organic material into atmospheric aerosols.

  12. Study of Liquid Alkanes Production from Biomass-Derived Carbohydrates by Aldol-Condensation and Hydrogenation Processes

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    Navadol Laosiripojana

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available This research aims to synthesis liquid alkanes from biomass-derived hydroxyl methyl furfural (HMF and furfural by aldol-condensation and hydrogenation processes over several catalysts i.e. TiO2, TiO2-ZrO2, Pd/Al2O3 and Pd/CeO2. It was found that the catalysts make significant impact on the selectivity and yield of alkanes product. It is noted that Pd/Al2O3 provided the highest alkane yield and selectivity. The aldol-condensation and hydrogenation of HMF over Pd/Al2O3 provide high C12 selectivity whereas the aldol-condensation and hydrogenation of furfural over Pd/Al2O3 provide high C8 selectivity. The effects of reaction temperature, reaction pressure and reaction time were then studied. The effect of inlet furfural to acetone molar ratio was also determined. It was also found that the optimized conditions to maximize the yield of alkane production from the aldol-condensation/hydrogenation of HMF and furfural are (i at 53oC and 24 hr for aldol-condenstation of HMF, (ii 80oC and 24 hr for aldol-condenstation of furfural, and (iii 120oC for 6 hr with HMF to acetone molar ratio of 3:1 and furfural to acetone molar ratio of 4:1 in the presence of Pd/Al2O3 (calcined at 500oC for hydrogenation reaction.

  13. Acid-base cooperativity of heterogeneous catalyst containing acidic framework and sterically hindered base for aldol condensation

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    Hua Li; Shu Tao Xu; Xiao Bing Lu; Wei Ping Zhang

    2009-01-01

    A bifunctional heterogeneous catalyst containing two mutually incompatible acidic and basic sites,which exhibits cooperative catalytic behavior in the aldol condensation of acetone and various aldehydes,was synthesized by postgrafting of 1,5,7-triazabicyclo[4.4.0]dec-5-ene(TBD,a sterically hindered organic base)onto Al-MCM-41 molecular sieve.

  14. InCl3.4H2O Catalyzed Aldol Condensation of Cycloalkanones with Aromatic Aldehydes

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    2001-01-01

    InCl3·4H2O catalyzes the cross-aldol condensation of cycloalkanones with aromatic aldehydes in sealed tube under solvent free condition to afford an efficient method for the synthesis of α, α-bis(substituted)benzylidenecycloalkanones.

  15. An overview of dehydration, aldol-condensation and hydrogenation processes for production of liquid alkanes from biomass-derived carbohydrates

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    Chheda, Juben N.; Dumesic, James A. [University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Madison, WI 53706 (United States)

    2007-05-30

    We present results for the conversion of carbohydrate feedstocks to liquid alkanes by the combination of dehydration, aldol-condensation/hydrogenation, and dehydration/hydrogenation processing. With respect to the first dehydration step, we demonstrate that HMF can be produced in good selectivity from abundantly available polysaccharides (such as inulin, sucrose) containing fructose monomer units using a biphasic batch reactor system. The reaction system can be optimized to achieve good yields to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) from fructose by varying the contents of aqueous-phase modifiers such as dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) and 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone (NMP). Regarding the aldol-condensation/hydrogenation step, we present the development of stable, solid base catalysts in aqueous environments. We address the effects of various reaction parameters such as the molar ratio of reactants and temperature on overall product yield for sequential aldol-condensation and hydrogenation steps. Overall, our results show that it is technically possible to convert carbohydrate feedstocks to produce liquid alkanes by the combination of dehydration, aldol-condensation/hydrogenation, and dehydration/hydrogenation processing; however, further optimization of these processes is required to decrease the overall number of separate steps (and reactors) required in this conversion. (author)

  16. Toward understanding of the role of Lewis acidity in aldol condensation of acetone and furfural using MOF and zeolite catalysts

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    Kikhtyanin, O.; Kubička, D.; Čejka, Jiří

    2015-01-01

    Roč. 243, APR 2015 (2015), s. 158-162. ISSN 0920-5861 R&D Projects: GA ČR GBP106/12/G015 Institutional support: RVO:61388955 Keywords : metal organic framework * aldol condensation * acidic catalysis Subject RIV: CF - Physical ; Theoretical Chemistry Impact factor: 3.893, year: 2014

  17. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Aldol Condensation Catalyzed by Alkylamine-Functionalized Crystalline Silica Surfaces.

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    Kim, Ki Chul; Moschetta, Eric G; Jones, Christopher W; Jang, Seung Soon

    2016-06-22

    Molecular dynamics simulations are performed to investigate the cooperatively catalyzed aldol condensation between acetone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde on alkylamine (or alkylenamine)-grafted silica surfaces, focusing on the mechanism of the catalytic activation of the acetone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde by the acidic surface silanols followed by the nucleophilic attack of the basic amine functional group toward the activated reactant. From the analysis of the correlations between the catalytically active acid-base sites and reactants, it is concluded that the catalytic cooperativity of the acid-base pair can be affected by two factors: (1) the competition between the silanol and the amine (or enamine) to form a hydrogen bond with a reactant and (2) the flexibility of the alkylamine (or alkylenamine) backbone. Increasing the flexibility of the alkylamine facilitates the nucleophilic attack of the amine on the reactants. From the molecular dynamics simulations, it is found that C3 propylamine and C4 butylamine linkers exhibit the highest probability of reaction, which is consistent with the experimental observation that the activity of the aldol reaction on mesoporous silica depends on the length of alkylamine grafted on the silica surface. This simulation work serves as a pioneering study demonstrating how the molecular simulation approach can be successfully employed to investigate the cooperative catalytic activity of such bifunctional acid-base catalysts. PMID:27238580

  18. Substrate inhibition in the heterogeneous catalyzed aldol condensation: A mechanistic study of supported organocatalysts

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    Kandel, Kapil; Althaus, Stacey M.; Peeraphatdit, Chorthip; Kobayashi, Takeshi; Trewyn, Brian G.; Pruski, Marek; Slowing, Igor I.

    2012-05-23

    In this study, we demonstrate how materials science can be combined with the established methods of organic chemistry to find mechanistic bottlenecks and redesign heterogeneous catalysts for improved performance. By using solid-state NMR, infrared spectroscopy, surface and kinetic analysis, we prove the existence of a substrate inhibition in the aldol condensation catalyzed by heterogeneous amines. We show that modifying the structure of the supported amines according to the proposed mechanism dramatically enhances the activity of the heterogeneous catalyst. We also provide evidence that the reaction benefits significantly from the surface chemistry of the silica support, which plays the role of a co-catalyst, giving activities up to two orders of magnitude larger than those of homogeneous amines. This study confirms that the optimization of a heterogeneous catalyst depends as much on obtaining organic mechanistic information as it does on controlling the structure of the support.

  19. Sulfamic acid: An efficient, cost-effective and green catalyst for crossed-aldol condensation of ketones with aromatic aldehydes under solvent-free

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    Amin Rostami; Firoz Ahmad-Jangi

    2011-01-01

    Aromatic aldehydes undergo crossed-aldol condensation with ketones in the presence of catalytic amount of sulfamic acid (SA) to afford the corresponding α,β-unsaturated aldol products under solvent-free conditions in good to high yields at 45-80 ℃.

  20. Light-absorbing aldol condensation products in acidic aerosols: Spectra, kinetics, and contribution to the absorption index

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    Nozière, Barbara; Esteve, William

    The radiative properties of aerosols that are transparent to light in the near-UV and visible, such as sulfate aerosols, can be dramatically modified when mixed with absorbing material such as soot. In a previous work we had shown that the aldol condensation of carbonyl compounds produces light-absorbing compounds in sulfuric acid solutions. In this work we report the spectroscopic and kinetic parameters necessary to estimate the effects of these reactions on the absorption index of sulfuric acid aerosols in the atmosphere. The absorption spectra obtained from the reactions of six different carbonyl compounds (acetaldehyde, acetone, propanal, butanal, 2-butanone, and trifluoroacetone) and their mixtures were compared over 190-1100 nm. The results indicated that most carbonyl compounds should be able to undergo aldol condensation. The products are oligomers absorbing light in the 300-500 nm region where few other compounds absorb, making them important for the radiative properties of aerosols. Kinetic experiments in 96-75 wt% H 2SO 4 solutions and between 273 and 314 K gave an activation energy for the rate constant of formation of the aldol products of acetaldehyde of -(70±15) kJ mol -1 in 96 wt% solution and showed that the effect of acid concentration was exponential. A complete expression for this rate constant is proposed where the absolute value in 96 wt% H 2SO 4 and at 298 K is scaled to the Henry's law coefficient for acetaldehyde and the absorption cross-section for the aldol products assumed in this work. The absorption index of stratospheric sulfuric acid aerosols after a 2-year residence time was estimated to 2×10 -4, optically equivalent to a content of 0.5% of soot and potentially significant for the radiative forcing of these aerosols and for satellite observations in channels where the aldol products absorb.

  1. Convergent Fabrication of a Nanoporous Two-Dimensional Carbon Network from an Aldol Condensation on Metal Surfaces

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    Landers, John; Chérioux, Frédéric; De Santis, Maurizio; Bendiab, Nedjma; LAMARE, Simon; Magaud, Laurence; Coraux, Johann

    2014-01-01

    We report a convergent surface polymerization reaction scheme on Au(111), based on a triple aldol condensation, yielding a carbon-rich, covalent nanoporous two-dimensional network. The reaction is not self-poisoning and proceeds up to a full surface coverage. The deposited precursor molecules 1,3,5-tri(4'-acetylphenyl) first form supramolecular assemblies that are converted to the porous covalent network upon heating. The formation and structure of the network and of the intermediate steps ar...

  2. Optimization of Process of Methacrylic Acid Obtaining by Aldol Condensation of Propionic Acid with Formaldehyde Using a Kinetic Model

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    Nebesnyi, Roman; Ivasiv, Volodymyr; Dmytruk, Yulia; Lapychak, Nazar

    2013-01-01

    Methacrylic acid is widely used industrial monomer. An alternative method of its obtaining is aldol condensation of propionic acid with formaldehyde in the gas phase. It has been found that catalyst based on oxides of boron and phosphorus and promoted by oxide of tungsten is effective for this process. The purpose of this work is to find out optimal parameters of this process (temperature and contact time) using a kinetic model. The optimal parameters of this process have been found and techn...

  3. Amorphous metal-aluminophosphate catalysts for aldol condensation of n-heptanal and benzaldehyde to jasminaldehyde

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    A. Hamza; N. Nagaraju

    2015-01-01

    Amorphous aluminophosphate (AlP) and metal‐aluminophosphates (MAlPs, where M=2.5 mol%Cu, Zn, Cr, Fe, Ce, or Zr) were prepared by coprecipitation method. Their surface properties and catalytic activity for the synthesis of jasminaldehyde through the aldol condensation of n‐heptanal and benzaldehyde were investigated. The nitrogen adsorption‐desorption isotherms showed that the microporosity exhibited by the aluminophosphate was changed to a mesoporous and macroporous structure which depended on the metal incorporated, with a concomitant change in the surface area. Temperature‐programmed desorption of NH3 and CO2 revealed that the materials possessed both acidic and basic sites. The acidic strength of the material was either increased or decreased depending on the nature of the metal. The basicity was increased compared to AlP. All the materials were X‐ray amorphous and powder X‐ray diffraction studies indicated the absence of metal oxide phases. The Fourier transform infrared analysis confirmed the presence of phosphate groups and also the absence of any M‐O moieties in the materials. The selected organic reaction occurred only in the presence of the AlP and MAlPs. The selectivity for the jasminaldehyde product was up to 75%with a yield of 65%. The best conversion of n‐heptanal with a high selectivity to jasminaldehyde was obtained with FeAlP as the catalyst, and this material was characterized to have less weak acid sites and more basic sites.

  4. Convergent fabrication of a nanoporous two-dimensional carbon network from an aldol condensation on metal surfaces

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    Landers, John; Chérioux, Frédéric; De Santis, Maurizio; Bendiab, Nedjma; Lamare, Simon; Magaud, Laurence; Coraux, Johann

    2014-12-01

    We report a convergent surface polymerization reaction scheme on Au(111), based on a triple aldol condensation, yielding a carbon-rich, covalent nanoporous two-dimensional network. The reaction is not self-poisoning and proceeds up to a full surface coverage. The deposited precursor molecules 1, 3, 5-tri(4’-acetylphenyl) first form supramolecular assemblies that are converted to the porous covalent network upon heating. The formation and structure of the network and of the intermediate steps are studied with scanning tunneling microscopy, Raman spectroscopy and density functional theory.

  5. Improvement of the stability of basic mixed oxides used as catalysts for aldol condensation of bio-derived compounds by palladium addition

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    Aqueous-phase aldol condensation of biomass-derived ketones and aldehydes is a key step in the preparation of fuels and chemicals from renewable resources. Furfural–acetone aldol condensation yielding C8 and C13 adducts was studied at 323 K and 1 MPa in a stirred batch reactor. We propose a new strategy for minimizing catalytic deactivation, consisting of modifying catalysts (MgO–ZrO2 and MgO–Al2O3) by Pd addition (2%). This modification slightly changes the morphology and surface chemistry of the supports, leading to changes on the catalysts performance but not reaction mechanism modifications. If condensation is performed in hydrogen atmosphere, the partial hydrogenation of the condensation adducts increases its water solubility, minimizing catalyst deactivation. In that way, the selectivity for C13 adduct decreases only 25% between two successive reaction cycles using Pd/MgO–ZrO2 catalyst, whereas this decrease is of 90% for the un-doped mixed oxides. These effects are less marked for the MgO–Al2O3 catalyst. Highlights: •Furfural and acetone aldolization on Pd/MgO–ZrO2 and Pd/MgO–Al2O3. •Conversion and selectivity towards C8 and C13 low and unstable catalysts. •Aldolization in H2 decreases coke formation: higher reusability of the catalysts

  6. Gallium(III)- and calcium(II)-catalyzed Meyer-Schuster rearrangements followed by intramolecular aldol condensation or endo-Michael addition.

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    Presset, M; Michelet, B; Guillot, R; Bour, C; Bezzenine-Lafollée, S; Gandon, V

    2015-03-28

    The first gallium- and calcium-catalyzed Meyer-Schuster rearrangements are described. Under substrate control, the incipient conjugated ketones can be trapped intramolecularly by β-keto esters or amides to yield cyclic products after aldol condensation or endo-Michael addition. An interesting additive effect that promotes the latter tandem process with calcium has been found. PMID:25503868

  7. An amino-modified Zr-terephthalate metal-organic framework as an acid-base catalyst for cross-aldol condensation

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    Vermoortele, Frederik; Ameloot, Rob; Vimont, Alexandre; Serre, Christian; De Vos, Dirk

    2011-01-01

    After controlled pretreatment, some Zr-terephthalate metal-organic frameworks are highly selective catalysts for the cross-aldol condensation between benzaldehyde and heptanal. The proximity of Lewis acid and base sites in the amino-functionalized UiO-66(NH(2)) material further raises the reaction yields.

  8. Synthesis and Characterization of Aldol Condensation Products from Unknown Aldehydes and Ketones: An Inquiry-Based Experiment in the Undergraduate Laboratory

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    Angelo, Nicholas G.; Henchey, Laura K.; Waxman, Adam J.; Canary, James W.; Arora, Paramjit S.; Wink, Donald

    2007-01-01

    An experiment for the undergraduate chemistry laboratory in which students perform the aldol condensation on an unknown aldehyde and an unknown ketone is described. The experiment involves the use of techniques such as TLC, column chromatography, and recrystallization, and compounds are characterized by [to the first power]H NMR, GC-MS, and FTIR.…

  9. One-Pot Synthesis of (S)-Baclofen via Aldol Condensation of Acetaldehyde with Diphenylprolinol Silyl Ether Mediated Asymmetric Michael Reaction as a Key Step.

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    Hayashi, Yujiro; Sakamoto, Daisuke; Okamura, Daichi

    2016-01-01

    An efficient asymmetric total synthesis of (S)-baclofen was accomplished via a one-pot operation from commercially available materials using sequential reactions, such as aldol condensation of acetaldehyde, diphenylprolinol silyl ether mediated asymmetric Michael reaction of nitromethane, Kraus-Pinnick oxidation, and Raney Ni reduction. Highly enantioenriched baclofen was obtained in one pot with a good yield over four reactions. PMID:26636719

  10. Study on Aldol Condensation of HCHO and CH3CHO over MgO Catalysts Modified by Lanthanum and Cerium

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    王幸宜; 李春香; 杨菊群

    2004-01-01

    Aldol condensation of HCHO and CH3CHO over MgO, modified MgO and Al2O3 with rare earth oxides, was studied. The measurement of adsorption of pyrrole on catalysts by in-situ FT-IR and NH3 TPD indicated that the addition of elements La or Ce into MgO increased the acidity of the solid. In-situ FT-IR showed that the activation of-C=O in HCHO adsorbed on CeO-MgO and La2O3-MgO occurred. The measurement of catalytic activity implied that the modified catalysts can promote the formation of pentaerythritol, dipentaerthritol and tripentaerythritol.

  11. Asymmetric, Three-Component, One-Pot Synthesis of Spiropyrazolones and 2,5-Chromenediones from Aldol Condensation/NHC-Catalyzed Annulation Reactions.

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    Wang, Lei; Li, Sun; Chauhan, Pankaj; Hack, Daniel; Philipps, Arne R; Puttreddy, Rakesh; Rissanen, Kari; Raabe, Gerhard; Enders, Dieter

    2016-04-01

    A novel one-pot, three-component diastereo- and enantioselective synthesis of spiropyrazolones has been developed involving the aldol condensation of an enal to generate α,β-unsaturated pyrazolones, which react with a second equivalent of enal through an N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC)-catalyzed [3+2] annulation. The desired spirocyclopentane pyrazolones are obtained in moderate to good yields and good to excellent stereoselectivities. Alternatively, starting from cyclic 1,3-diketones, 2,5-chromenediones are available through [2+4] annulation. PMID:26864437

  12. Direct synthesis of C-glycosides from unprotected 2-N-acyl-aldohexoses via aldol condensation-oxa-Michael reactions with unactivated ketones.

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    Johnson, Sherida; Tanaka, Fujie

    2016-01-01

    C-glycosides are important compounds as they are used as bioactive molecules and building blocks. We have developed methods to concisely synthesize C-glycosides from unprotected 2-N-acyl-aldohexoses and unactivated ketones; we designed aldol-condensation-oxa-Michael addition reactions catalyzed by amine-based catalysts using additives. Depending on the conditions used, C-glycosides were stereoselectively obtained. Our methods allowed the C-C bond formations at the anomeric centers of unprotected carbohydrates under mild conditions to lead the C-glycosides in atom- and step-economical ways. PMID:26565955

  13. Studies on self-assembly phenomena of hydrophilization of microporous polypropylene membrane by acetone aldol condensation products: New separator for high-power alkaline batteries

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    Ciszewski, Aleksander; Rydzyńska, Bożena

    Commercial hydrophobic polypropylene (PP) membranes were modified by a novel chemical method. This procedure consists of two steps. In the first step, the virgin hydrophobic PP membrane is saturated with acetone; in the second step, the filled membrane is dipped in aqueous KOH solution (d = 1.28 g cm -3), i.e. in the electrolyte typical for the nickel-cadmium cell. This two-step procedure starts the aldol condensation process of acetone and its products accumulated and adsorbed onto walls of micropores make the membrane hydrophilic. The presented method provided the hydrophilic PP membrane, persistent and soaked with KOH solution with electrolytic resistance of 23-29 mΩ cm 2. This result was compared with the data obtained with commercial hydrophilic membranes: Celgard 3501 and Cellophane. The aldol condensation process of acetone was monitored using the HPLC-ES-MS technique, and modified PP membranes were evaluated by FT-IR and SEM measurements. With the above-mentioned membrane as a separator, nickel-cadmium cells showed good high-rate performance.

  14. Studies on self-assembly phenomena of hydrophilization of microporous polypropylene membrane by acetone aldol condensation products: New separator for high-power alkaline batteries

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    Ciszewski, Aleksander [Poznan University of Technology, Institute of Chemistry and Technical Electrochemistry, ul. Piotrowo 3, 60-965 Poznan (Poland); Rydzynska, Bozena [Central Laboratory of Batteries and Cells, ul. Forteczna 12, 61-362 Poznan (Poland)

    2007-04-15

    Commercial hydrophobic polypropylene (PP) membranes were modified by a novel chemical method. This procedure consists of two steps. In the first step, the virgin hydrophobic PP membrane is saturated with acetone; in the second step, the filled membrane is dipped in aqueous KOH solution (d = 1.28 g cm{sup -3}), i.e. in the electrolyte typical for the nickel-cadmium cell. This two-step procedure starts the aldol condensation process of acetone and its products accumulated and adsorbed onto walls of micropores make the membrane hydrophilic. The presented method provided the hydrophilic PP membrane, persistent and soaked with KOH solution with electrolytic resistance of 23-29 m{omega} cm{sup 2}. This result was compared with the data obtained with commercial hydrophilic membranes: Celgard 3501 and Cellophane. The aldol condensation process of acetone was monitored using the HPLC-ES-MS technique, and modified PP membranes were evaluated by FT-IR and SEM measurements. With the above-mentioned membrane as a separator, nickel-cadmium cells showed good high-rate performance. (author)

  15. Advance in polystyrene resins for catalytic aldol condensation%聚苯乙烯树脂催化羟醛缩合研究进展

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    王结祥; 王强; 李云华; 陈秉辉

    2011-01-01

    近年来,聚苯乙烯树脂作为重要固体碱催化剂得到了广泛应用和发展。本文在对聚苯乙烯树脂催化羟醛缩合反应研究进展进行较为全面综述的基础上,重点讨论了聚苯乙烯树脂本身性质及其修饰对羟醛缩合反应的影响,并由此展望了未来聚苯乙烯树脂可能的研究方向。%olystyrene resins have been paid attentions as a type of solid basic catalyst and significant progress has been made in its industrial application. The use of polystyrene resins to catalyze aldol condensation is reviewed. The effects of inherent properties and the modification of polystyrene resins on aldol reactions are summarized. The potential and research for polystyrene resins as catalysts are discussed.

  16. Acrylic and Methacrylic Acids Obtaining by Gas-Phase Aldol Condensation of Carbonyl Compounds on B2O3?P2O5?WO3?V2O5/SiO2 Catalysts

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    Nebesnyi, Roman; Petelka, Oksana; Shpyrka, Iryna

    2013-01-01

    Prospects of acrylic acid obtaining by acetic acid aldol condensation with formaldehyde are considered. Complex oxide catalysts of the process have been developed. It is shown that raw materials costs in case of acrylic acid production by the condensation method are commeasurable with those in case of its production by oxidation method (main industrial method of acrylic acid production).This method of acrylic acid obtaining may be used as an alternative and enables diversifying the raw materi...

  17. The effect of the distance between acidic site and basic site immobilized on mesoporous solid on the activity in catalyzing aldol condensation

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    Yu, Xiaofang; Yu, Xiaobo; Wu, Shujie; Liu, Bo; Liu, Heng; Guan, Jingqi; Kan, Qiubin

    2011-02-01

    Acid-base bifunctional heterogeneous catalysts containing carboxylic and amine groups, which were immobilized at defined distance from one another on the mesoporous solid were synthesized by immobilizing lysine onto carboxyl-SBA-15. The obtained materials were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), N 2 adsorption, Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), scanning electron micrographs (SEM), transmission electron micrographs (TEM), elemental analysis, and back titration. Proximal-C-A-SBA-15 with a proximal acid-base distance was more active than maximum-C-A-SBA-15 with a maximum acid-base distance in aldol condensation reaction between acetone and various aldehydes. It appears that the distance between acidic site and basic site immobilized on mesoporous solid should be an essential factor for catalysis optimization.

  18. Hydroxyapatite catalyzed aldol condensation: Synthesis, spectral linearity, antimicrobial and insect antifeedant activities of some 2,5-dimethyl-3-furyl chalcones

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    Subramanian, M.; Vanangamudi, G.; Thirunarayanan, G.

    2013-06-01

    A series of 2,5-dimethyl-3-furyl chalcones [2E-1-(2,5-dimethyl-3-furyl)-3-(substituted phenyl)-2-propen-1-ones] have been synthesized by Hydrotalcite catalyzed aldol condensation between 3-acetyl-2,5-dimethylfuron and substituted benzaldehydes. Yields of chalcones are more than 80%. These chalcones were characterized by their physical constants and spectral data. The group frequencies of infrared ν(cm-1) of CO s-cis and s-trans, CH in-plane and out of plane, CHdbnd CH out of plane, lbond2 Cdbnd Crbond2 out of plane modes, NMR chemical shifts δ(ppm) of Hα, Hβ, CO, Cα and Cβ of these chalcones were correlated with Hammett substituent constants, F and R parameters using single and multi-regression analyses. From the results of statistical analyses, the effects of substituents on the group frequencies are explained. Antibacterial, antifungal and insect antifeedant activities of these chalcones have been studied.

  19. Aldol Condensation Products and Polyacetals in Organic Films Formed from Reactions of Propanal in Sulfuric Acid at Upper Troposphere/Lower Stratosphere (UT/LS) Aerosol Acidities

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    Bui, J. V. H.; Perez-Montano, S.; Li, E. S. W.; Nelson, T. E.; Ha, K. T.; Leong, L.; Iraci, L. T.; Van Wyngarden, A. L.

    2015-12-01

    Aerosols in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere (UT/LS) consist mostly of concentrated sulfuric acid (40-80 wt. %) which is highly reflective towards UV and visible radiation. However, airborne measurements have shown that these particles may also contain a significant amount of organic material. Experiments combining organics (propanal, glyoxal and/or methylglyoxal) with sulfuric acid at concentrations typical of UT/LS aerosols produced highly colored surface films (and solutions) that have the potential to impact chemical, optical and/or cloud-forming properties of aerosols. In order to assess the potential for such films to impact aerosol chemistry or climate properties, experiments were performed to identify the chemical processes responsible for film formation. Surface films were analyzed via Attenuated Total Reflectance-FTIR and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopies and are shown to consist primarily of aldol condensation products and cyclic and linear polyacetals, the latter of which are likely responsible for separation from the aqueous phase.

  20. 碳基固体酸催化剂上溶剂上条件下酮和芳香醛交叉羟醛缩合反应%Carbon-Based Solid Acid as an Efficient and Reusable Catalyst for Cross-Aldol Condensation of Ketones with Aromatic Aldehydes under Solvent-Free Conditions

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    Abbas ZALI; Kamal GHANI; Arash SHOKROLAHI; Mohammad Hossein KESHAVARZ

    2008-01-01

    Aromatic aldehydes undergo cross-aldol condensation with ketones in the presence of carbon-based solid acid under solvent-free conditions to afford the corresponding α,β-unsaturated aldol products in excellent yields. The catalyst is reusable several times without any decrease in the yield of the reactions.

  1. Aldol condensations of a variety of different aldehydes and ketones under ultrasonic irradiation using poly(N-vinylimidazole) as a new heterogeneous base catalyst under solvent-free conditions in a liquid-solid system

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    Nader Ghaffari Khaligh; Taraneh Mihankhah

    2013-01-01

    An ultrasound-assisted aldol condensation reaction has been developed for a range of ketones with a variety of aromatic aldehydes using poly(N-vinylimidazole) as a solid base catalyst in a liquid-solid system. The catalyst can be recovered by simple filtration and reused at least 10 times without any significant reduction in its activity. The reaction is also amenable to the large scale, making the pro-cedure potentially useful for industrial applications.

  2. The kinetics of the gas phase aldol condensation reaction of propionic acid with formaldehyde on B2O3-P2O5-WO3/SiO2 catalyst

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    Nebesnyi, Roman; Ivasiv, Volodymyr; Pikh, Zorian; Zhyznevskyi, Viacheslav; Dmytruk, Yulia

    2014-01-01

    The basic kinetic regularities of aldol condensation reaction of propionic acid with formaldehyde on the B2O3-P2O5-WO3/SiO2 catalyst in gas phase have been investigated. The kinetic equations of the process have been proposed and the kinetic parameters have been calculated. The created kinetic model fairly well describes the condensation reaction of propionic acid with formaldehyde on the developed catalyst. Встановлено основні кінетичні закономірності реакції альдольної конденсації пропіо...

  3. Cross-aldol Condensation of Cycloalkanones and Aromatic Aldehydes in the Presence of Nanoporous Silica-based Sulfonic Acid (SiO2-Pr-SO3H) under Solvent Free Conditions

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    MOHAMMADI ZIARANI Ghodsi; BADIEI Alireza; ABBASI Alireza; FARAHANI Zahra

    2009-01-01

    The aromatic aldehydes underwent cross aldol condensation with cycloalkanones in the presence of a catalytic amount of nanoporous silica-based sulfonic acid (SiO2-Pr-SO3H) under solvent-free conditions to afford the corresponding a,a'-bis(substituted benzylidene)cycloalkanones in excellent yields with short reaction time without any side reactions.This method is very general,simple and environmentally friendly in contrast with other existing methods.SiO2-Pr-SO3H was proved to be an efficient heterogeneous solid acid catalyst,which could be easily handled and removed from the reaction mixture by simple filtration,and also recovered and reused without loss of reactivity.

  4. Organocatalyzed direct aldol condensation using L-proline and BINAM-prolinamides: regio-, diastereo-, and enantioselective controlled synthesis of 1,2-diols

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    Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Hita López, María del Carmen; Nájera Domingo, Carmen

    2006-01-01

    Recoverable BINAM-prolinamide derivatives, as well as L-proline, give results complementary to antibodies when used as organocatalysts for aldol eactions between aldehydes and α-alkoxyacetones driving regioselectively to anti/syn-1,2-diols. The formation of the iso-regioisomer is suppressed using α-hydroxyacetone in DMSO at rt, achieving the corresponding anti-1,2-diol with ee’s up to 85%. For α-alkoxyacetones (methoxy, benzyloxy, and tert-butyldimethylsilyloxy), the highest regio- and dia...

  5. Aldol condensation of aromatic aldehyde and aromatic ketone promoted by ionic liquid-aqueous system%离子液体/水体系促进芳醛与芳酮Aldol缩合反应

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    郑惠榕; 林棋

    2012-01-01

    研究1-甲基-3-丁基咪唑对甲苯磺酸盐([bmim][p-CH3C6H4SO3])离子液体/水体系促进室温下碱催化芳醛与芳酮Aldol缩合反应.实验结果显示,在室温下,离子液体体积分数为25%,离子液体/水体系对苯甲醛与苯乙酮间Aldol缩合反应具有更明显的加速作用,缩合产物收率达到81%以上;该方法具有条件温和、操作简单、反应时间短、产率高等特点.%The paper reported that the aldol reaction of aromatic aldehyde and aromatic ketone at room temperature could be efficiently promoted by the use of mixed solvent of ionic liquid 3-butyl-1-methylimidazolium p-toluenesulfonate([p-CH3C6H4SO3]) and water.The results show the ionic liquid/aqueous mixture could efficiently accelerate the reaction of the aldol condensation and the yield could reach up to 81% at room temperature in the presence of 25% volume ionic liquid.The present protocol may offer several advantages including mild reaction conditions,simple work-up procedure,short reaction time and high yields.

  6. Synthesis of two subunits of the macrolide domain of the immunosuppressive agent sanglifehrin a and assembly of a macrolactone precursor. application of masamune anti-aldol condensation.

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    Suttisintong, Khomson; White, James D

    2015-02-20

    Asymmetric anti-aldol coupling of a norephedrine-derived ester with an α-chiral aldehyde was used to synthesize a carboxylic acid representing the C13-C19 segment of the macrocyclic domain present in the immunosuppressive agent sanglifehrin A. Felkin addition set configuration at the C14-C17 stereotetrad in this unit in which hydroxyl functions at C15 and C17 were masked as an internal ketal. The carboxyl group of this segment was coupled to the N-terminus of the tripeptide portion (C1-N12) of sanglifehrin A macrolactone to assemble the C1-C19 domain. Synthesis of the C20-C25 subunit of sanglifehrin A containing a (23S) alcohol was completed via asymmetric allylation of (E)-3-iodo-2-methylprop-2-enal followed by oxidative cleavage of the terminal vinyl appendage and a Takai olefination with pinacol dichloromethylboronate. Esterification of this alcohol with a C1-C19 carboxylic acid furnished an open C1-C25 macrolactone precursor, but this substance failed to undergo macrocyclization via intramolecular Suzuki-Miyaura coupling. PMID:25584782

  7. Direct Asymmetric Aldol Type Reaction with Ethyl Diazoacetate: Stereoselective Synthesis of α, β-Dihydroxy Esters

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    LIAO Ming-Yi; YAO Wen-Gang; FENG Hai-Tao; WANG Jian-Bo

    2003-01-01

    @@ Enantioselective aldol condensation under catalytic condition remains a challenging task in modern organic synthesis, and numerous efforts have been directed to this area. In particular, the direct catalytic asymmetric aldol reaction is very attractive considering the requirement of atom efficiency. This has been studied only recently, and several very practical processes have been developed. We have recently initiated a study on the direct asymmetric aldol type reaction with ethyl diazoacetate as nucleophile. Moderate enantioselectivities (65% ~91% ee ) were achieved in the condensation of aldehydes with ethyl diazoacetate catalyzed by the chiral complex of BINOL derivatives-Zr (OBu- t )4. [1

  8. Mg-Al水滑石的制备及其对Aldol缩合反应的研究%Preparation of Mg-AI hydrotalcite and its application to Aldol condensation

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    贺昌荣; 孙波; 田惠芸; 刘连遵; 裘国俊

    2011-01-01

    采用共沉淀法制备了Mg-Al摩尔比为2:1及3:1的Mg-Al水滑石,通过FT-IR、XRD、TG-DTA对合成的水滑石进行了表征,并以其为催化剂前驱体经高温焙烧后得到MgO-Al2O3复合氧化物(LDO).研究了该复合氧化物(LDO)在环戊酮和正戊醛Aldol缩合反应中的催化性能.结果表明:Mg-Al摩尔比为3:1的水滑石在焙烧温度为500℃,酮醛摩尔比为3:1,催化剂用量为反应物总量的8%,于回流下(约122℃)反应4 h,生成的2-亚戊基环戊酮占生成物百分比为85.2%,正戊醛转化率为99.0%,催化活性高于MgO和Al2O3.%Mg-A1 hydrotalcite with Mg-AI molar ratios of 2:1 and 3: 1 was prepared by low saturated coprecipitation, the products were characterized by FT-IR, XRD, TG-DTA. MgO-AI2 O3 LDO was obtained from the calcination of the hydrotalcite precursor. And aldol condensation of cyclopentanone and valeraldehyde was studied by the catalyst of LDO. The optimal conditions are as follows: Mg-Al molar ratio 3: 1, calcination temperature 500 ℃, ketone/aldehyde molar ratio 3: 1, the amount of catalyst 8% of the total reactant, under the reflux( about 122 ℃ ) for 4 hours. And the percentage of 2-pentyledene cyclopentanone in the total products is 85.2%, conversion of valeraldehyde is 99.0%, the catalytic activity is higher than MgO and Al203.

  9. Metal-catalyzed asymmetric aldol reactions

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    Dias, Luiz C.; Lucca Junior, Emilio C. de; Ferreira, Marco A. B.; Polo, Ellen C., E-mail: ldias@iqm.unicamp.br [Universidade de Campinas (UNICAMP), SP (Brazil). Inst. de Quimica

    2012-12-15

    The aldol reaction is one of the most powerful and versatile methods for the construction of C-C bonds. Traditionally, this reaction was developed in a stoichiometric version; however, great efforts in the development of chiral catalysts for aldol reactions were performed in recent years. Thus, in this review article, the development of metal-mediated chiral catalysts in Mukaiyama-type aldol reaction, reductive aldol reaction and direct aldol reaction are discussed. Moreover, the application of these catalysts in the total synthesis of complex molecules is discussed. (author)

  10. Mukaiyama Aldol Reactions in Aqueous Media

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    Kitanosono, Taku; Kobayashi, Shū

    2013-01-01

    Mukaiyama aldol reactions in aqueous media have been surveyed. While the original Mukaiyama aldol reactions entailed stoichiometric use of Lewis acids in organic solvents under strictly anhydrous conditions, Mukaiyama aldol reactions in aqueous media are not only suitable for green sustainable chemistry but are found to produce singular phenomena. These findings led to the discovery of a series of water-compatible Lewis acids such as lanthanide triflates in 1991. Our understanding on these be...

  11. Catalytic, enantioselective, vinylogous aldol reactions.

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    Denmark, Scott E; Heemstra, John R; Beutner, Gregory L

    2005-07-25

    In 1935, R. C. Fuson formulated the principle of vinylogy to explain how the influence of a functional group may be felt at a distant point in the molecule when this position is connected by conjugated double-bond linkages to the group. In polar reactions, this concept allows the extension of the electrophilic or nucleophilic character of a functional group through the pi system of a carbon-carbon double bond. This vinylogous extension has been applied to the aldol reaction by employing "extended" dienol ethers derived from gamma-enolizable alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds. Since 1994, several methods for the catalytic, enantioselective, vinylogous aldol reaction have appeared, with which varying degrees of regio- (site), enantio-, and diastereoselectivity can be attained. In this Review, the current scope and limitations of this transformation, as well as its application in natural product synthesis, are discussed. PMID:15940727

  12. Facile Aldol Reaction Between Unmodified Aldehydes and Ketones in Bronsted Acid Ionic Liquids

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    LIU Bao-you; ZHAO Di-shun; XU Dan-qian; XU Zhen-yuan

    2007-01-01

    A series of condensation reactions of unmodified ketones and aromatic aldehydes to prepare α ,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds by means of Aldol reactions in Bronsted acid ionic liquids(BAILs) was explored. 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium hydrogen sulphate( BMImHSO4 ) acting as an effective media and catalyst in aldol reactions was compared with other BAILs, with the advantages of high conversion and selectivity. The product was easily isolated andthe left ionic liquid can be readily recovered and reused at least 3 times with almost the same efficiency. The scope and limitation of the present method were explored and the possible catalytic mechanism was speculated.

  13. Bifunctional Brønsted Base Catalyzes Direct Asymmetric Aldol Reaction of α-Keto Amides.

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    Echave, Haizea; López, Rosa; Palomo, Claudio

    2016-03-01

    The first enantioselective direct cross-aldol reaction of α-keto amides with aldehydes, mediated by a bifunctional ureidopeptide-based Brønsted base catalyst, is described. The appropriate combination of a tertiary amine base and an aminal, and urea hydrogen-bond donor groups in the catalyst structure promoted the exclusive generation of the α-keto amide enolate which reacted with either non-enolizable or enolizable aldehydes to produce highly enantioenriched polyoxygenated aldol adducts without side-products resulting from dehydration, α-keto amide self-condensation, aldehyde enolization, and isotetronic acid formation. PMID:26835655

  14. Enantioselective aldol reactions with masked fluoroacetates

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    Saadi, Jakub; Wennemers, Helma

    2016-03-01

    Despite the growing importance of organofluorines as pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals, the stereoselective introduction of fluorine into many prominent classes of natural products and chemotherapeutic agents is difficult. One long-standing unsolved challenge is the enantioselective aldol reaction of fluoroacetate to enable access to fluorinated analogues of medicinally relevant acetate-derived compounds, such as polyketides and statins. Herein we present fluoromalonic acid halfthioesters as biomimetic surrogates of fluoroacetate and demonstrate their use in highly stereoselective aldol reactions that proceed under mild organocatalytic conditions. We also show that the methodology can be extended to formal aldol reactions with fluoroacetaldehyde and consecutive aldol reactions. The synthetic utility of the fluorinated aldol products is illustrated by the synthesis of a fluorinated derivative of the top-selling drug atorvastatin. The results show the prospects of the method for the enantioselective introduction of fluoroacetate to access a wide variety of highly functionalized fluorinated compounds.

  15. Production of jet fuel intermediates from furfural and acetone by aldol condensation over MgO/NaY%MgO/NaY催化糠醛和丙酮合成航空燃料中间体的性能研究

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    黄晓明; 章青; 王铁军; 刘琪英; 马隆龙; 张琦

    2012-01-01

    采用“机械混合-焙烧”方法制备了负载型固体碱催化剂MgO/NaY,研究了糠醛与丙酮在水-乙醇体系中的羟醛缩合反应,考察了催化剂负载量、原料配比、反应温度、反应时间等因素对催化剂性能的影响.结果表明,20% MgO/NaY催化剂表现出最佳的催化性能,在85℃条件下反应8h后,糠醛转化率达到99.6%,亚糠基丙酮(FA)和二亚糠基丙酮(F2A)选择性分别达到42.2%和57.1%,缩合产物的总收率为98.6%.高温促进反应中间体向产物的转化,有利于提高产物的总选择性.改变糠醛/丙酮的摩尔比可调控两种缩合产物的选择性,较高的糠醛/丙酮摩尔比有利于提高F2A的选择性,但会降低整体反应速率.重复性评价表明,催化剂具有较好的再生性能.%MgO/NaY catalyst was prepared by a simple and green procedure and used in the aldol condensation of furfural and acetone to produce jet fuel intermediates in a water-ethanol solvent; the effects of MgO loading, feedstock composition, reaction temperature and time on the product distribution were investigated. The results indicated that the 20%MgO/NaY catalyst performs best in the aldol reaction; the conversion of furfural reaches 99.6% after reaction at 85 ℃ for 8 h, while the selectivities to furfural-acetone (FA) and di-furfural-acetone (F2 A) are 42. 2% and 57.1 % , respectively, with a yield of condensation products of 98. 6% . High temperature may enhance the degradation of F3A2 intermediate and therefore improves the selectivity to aldol products. The product distribution can be adjusted by changing the feedstock composition; the selectivity to F2A increases with the increase of the ratio of furfural to acetone, at the expense of a slight decrease of the reaction rate. The spent catalyst shows a good regeneration capability; its catalytic activity is well recovered after calcination treatment.

  16. Cross-aldol condensation between cyclohexanone and aromatic aldehydes catalyzed by silicon dioxide supported phosphoric acid under solvent-free conditions%无溶剂条件下硅胶固载磷酸催化环己酮与芳香醛的缩合反应

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    裴强; 金春雪; 薛灵芬; 张小宁; 宋文姬

    2011-01-01

    Seven α,β-unsaturated ketones were synthesized from cross-aldol condensation between aromatic aldehydes and cyclohex-anone in the presence of silicon dioxide supported phosphoric acid under solvent-free conditions. It showed advantages of short reaction time (60 - ISO rain) and good yields (73.4%~92.7% ). This method was simple,fast,environmental friendly,and the catalyst could be reused.%以硅胶(mSiO2·nH2O)固载磷酸为催化剂,在无溶剂条件下催化环已酮与芳香醛的Cross-Aldol缩合反应,得到7个相应的α,β不饱和羰基化合物,反应时间短(60~150 min),产率高(73.4% ~ 92.7%).该方法操作简单,催化剂可重复使用,且对环境友好.

  17. Aldol Condensation of Tetrahydro-4H-pyran-4-one and Aromatic Aldehydes Catalyzed by NH2SO3 H Under Solvent-Free Conditions and Microwave Irradiation%无溶剂NH2SO3H催化下微波促进四氢吡喃-4-酮与芳香醛的Aldol缩合反应

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    薛蒙伟; 张敦林; 刘光祥; 李健

    2013-01-01

    以四氢吡喃-4-酮与芳香醛(1)为原料,NH2SO3H为催化剂,在无溶剂条件下,微波促进Aldol缩合反应合成了一系列3,5-二亚苄基四氢吡喃4-酮衍生物(收率72%~92%),其结构经1H NMR,IR,MS和元素分析确证.最佳反应条件为:1 12 mmol,NH2SO3H用量40 mol%,于300 W微波辐射2 min~3 min.%A series of 3,5-dibenzylidene-tetrahydropyran-4-one derivatives with yield of 72% ~ 92% were synthesized by Aldol condensation of tetrahydro-4H-pyran-4-one with aromatic aldehydes(1) using NH2SO3H as the catalyst under solvent-free condition and microwave irradiation.The structures were confirmed by 1H NMR,IR,MS and elemental analysis.The optimum reaction conditions were as follows:1 was 12 mmol,NH2SO3H amount was 40 mol%,microwave irradiation at 300 W for 2 min ~ 3 min.

  18. 无溶剂条件下硅胶固载硫酸催化酮与芳香醛的Cross-Aldol缩合反应%Silicon Dioxide Supported Sulfuric Acid as an Efficient Catalyst for Cross-Aldol Condensation of Ketones with Aromatic Aldehydes under Solvent-Free Conditions

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    郭鹏; 裴强; 张永笑; 樊阳; 张小宁

    2011-01-01

    在无溶剂条件下,用硅胶(mSiO2·nH2O)固载硫酸催化环己酮与芳香醛的Cross-Aldol缩合反应.结果表明,反应时间60~150 min,产率可达72%~93%,共得到5个相应的α,β-不饱和羰基化合物.该方法操作简单,催化剂可重复使用,且对环境友好.%Aromatic aldehydes underwent cross-aldol condensation with ketones in the presence of silicon dioxide supported sulfuric acid under solvent-free conditions to afford 7 corresponding α, β-unsaturated ketones, in shrot reaction time (50 ~ 150 min) and good yields (72% ~93% ).This method provides a synthetic method with simple workup procedure, reusing of catalyst, and environment benign.

  19. 六水合三氯化铁催化3-甲基环己酮与丙酮酸乙酯交叉羟醛缩合制备薄荷内酯%Synthesis of Mintlactone via Cross-Aldol Condensation Between 3-Methylcyclohexanone and Ethyl Pyruvate Using Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate as Catalyst

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    陈雄; 刘金云; 李亚白; 刘建福; 杨华武

    2013-01-01

    用FeCl3·6H2O催化3-甲基环己酮与丙酮酸乙酯交叉羟醛缩合,制得2-(2-氧代-4-甲基环己叉基)丙酸乙酯和7a-羟基薄荷内酯,皂化后用硼氢化钠还原、酸化制得(±)-薄荷内酯,产率为51%.考察了3-甲基环己酮的烯醇式异构化的位置选择性和粗产物中(±)-薄荷内酯与(±)-异薄荷内酯异构体的比例.%A FeCl3·6H2O-catalyzed cross-Aldol condensation of 3-methylcyclohexanone and ethyl pyruvate was developed for the synthesis of mintlactone.The resultant ethyl 2-(4-methyl-2-oxocyclohexylidene)propionate and 7a-hydroxymintlactone were saponified by NaOH,reduced by NaBH4,and acidified to yield (±)-mintlactone in 51% yield.Regioselectivity of the keto-to-enol isomerization of 3-methylcyclohexanone and isomer ratio of (±)-mintlactone/(±)-isomintlactone in crude products were discussed.

  20. Chiral Diamine-catalyzed Asymmetric Aldol Reaction

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    LI Hui; XU Da-zhen; WU Lu-lu; WANG Yong-mei

    2012-01-01

    A highly efficient catalytic system composed of a simple and commercially available chiral primary diamine (1R,2R)-cyclohexane-1,2-diamine(6) and trifluoroacetic acid(TFA) was employed for asymmetric Aldol reaction in i-PrOH at room temperature.A loading of 10%(molar fraction) catalyst 6 with TFA as a cocatalyst could catalyze the Aldol reactions of various ketones or aldehydes with a series of aromatic aldehydes,furnishing Aldol products in moderate to high yields(up to >99%) with enantioselectivities of up to >99% and diastereoselectivities of up to 99:1.

  1. KF-γ-Al2O3催化正丁醛自缩合合成辛烯醛%Aldol Self-Condensation of n-Butyraldehyde to 2-Ethyl-2-Hexenal Catalyzed by KF-γ-Al2 O3

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    刘肖红; 吴丽丽; 安华良; 赵新强; 王延吉

    2015-01-01

    催化正丁醛自缩合生成辛烯醛的反应是工业上生产有机化工原料辛醇(2‐乙基己醇)的重要反应。笔者对该反应所需的酸碱双功能催化剂进行筛选,然后采用筛选出的催化剂,考察了反应条件对正丁醛自缩合反应的影响。结果表明,该反应适宜的酸碱双功能催化剂为 KF与γ‐Al2 O3质量比为9.0的 KF‐γ‐Al2 O3。最佳的反应条件为KF‐γ‐Al2O3与正丁醛质量比0.10、反应温度为120℃、反应时间为6 h ,此时,正丁醛的转化率为99.0%,辛烯醛的收率和选择性分别为98.1%和99.1%。KF和γ‐Al2O3的协同催化作用促进了KF‐γ‐Al2O3催化体系对正丁醛自缩合反应催化性能的提高。在此基础上,推测了KF‐γ‐Al2 O3催化正丁醛自缩合反应的酸碱协同作用机理。%Catalytic aldol self‐condensation of n‐butyraldehyde to produce 2‐ethyl‐2‐hexenal is one of the reactions for industrial production of the important organic chemicals ,2‐ethylhexanol . The catalytic performances of a series of potassium salt‐solid acid catalysts for the self‐condensation were evaluated ,and then with the optimal potassium salt‐solid acid catalyst the effects of reaction conditions on the catalytic reaction were investigated to get the suitable reaction conditions .The results showed that KF‐γ‐Al2 O3 with KF/γ‐Al2 O3 mass ratio of 9.0 possessed the best catalytic activity among the tested catalysts .The suitable conditions for catalytic aldol self‐condensation of n‐butyraldehyde were KF‐γ‐Al2 O3 to n‐butyraldehyde mass ratio of 0.10 ,reaction temperature of 120℃ and reaction time of 6 h ,under which the conversion of n‐butyraldehyde reached 99.0% ,the yield and selectivity of 2‐ethyl‐2‐hexenal were 98.1% and 99.1% ,respectively .The synergistic effect of KF and γ‐Al2 O3 may be responsible for the high catalytic performance of KF‐γ‐Al2 O3 . Furthermore ,the acid

  2. The Preparation of Two Kinds of Acidic Bentonites and the Comparison of Catalytic Performance of Them on Cross-aldol Condensation%两种酸性膨润土的制备及其催化羟醛缩合反应性能比较

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    裴强; 李志强; 朱银辉; 谢云

    2014-01-01

    Two kinds of solid acid were prepared by using bentonite as carrier to adsorb concentrated sulfuric acid and concentrated phosphoric acid , which were characterized by IR , and the amount of acids adsorb by bentonite were determined by acid-base titration.The cross-aldol condensation was carried out in the presence of the acidic bentonites and afford 5 corresponding α,β-unsaturated ketones .The results showed that this method provides an effective way to afford this kind of compounds , with several advantages such as simple work-up procedure , less amount of catalyst (0.4 g), high yield (73.5%~88.2%), shorter reaction time (60~150 min).%以膨润土为载体固载浓硫酸、浓磷酸,制备了两种固体酸,产物经IR表征,并用酸碱滴定法测定了酸的含量.将其用于催化环己酮与芳醛的羟醛缩合反应,分别得到5个相应的α,β-不饱和羰基化合物.结果表明,该反应条件简单,反应时间短(60~150 min),产率高(73.5%~88.2%),催化剂用量少(0.4 g),是合成该类化合物的有效途径.

  3. Synthesis of Isocoumarins with Different Substituted Patterns via Passerini–Aldol Sequence

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    Ma, Guan-Hua; Jiang, Bo; Tu, Xing-Jun; Ning, Yi; Tu, Shu-Jiang; Li, Guigen

    2014-01-01

    An efficient combination between the Passerini three-component reaction and aldol condensation has been developed for the synthesis of bicyclic isocoumarins with different substituted patterns via solvent-dependent domino pathways. These two operationally friendly methods simultaneously install C–O and C–C bonds in a one-pot manner, allowing the utilization of low-cost and readily accessible 2-formylbenzoic acid, isocyanides, and arylglyoxals. Mechanisms of formation of different substituted ...

  4. Acid-Base Pairs in Lewis Acidic Zeolites Promote Direct Aldol Reactions by Soft Enolization.

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    Lewis, Jennifer D; Van de Vyver, Stijn; Román-Leshkov, Yuriy

    2015-08-17

    Hf-, Sn-, and Zr-Beta zeolites catalyze the cross-aldol condensation of aromatic aldehydes with acetone under mild reaction conditions with near quantitative yields. NMR studies with isotopically labeled molecules confirm that acid-base pairs in the Si-O-M framework ensemble promote soft enolization through α-proton abstraction. The Lewis acidic zeolites maintain activity in the presence of water and, unlike traditional base catalysts, in acidic solutions. PMID:26138135

  5. Estruturas fundamentais no blues

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    Silva, Rafael Palmeira da

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    Resumo: Esta pesquisa tem como objeto de estudo a aplicação e adaptação da teoria de Schenker como ferramenta analítica aplicada ao jazz, tendo em vista a possibilidade de encontrar estruturas fundamentais distintas na música popular. Tendo como base as análises feitas por Larson (1998; 2009), Forte (2011) e Stock (1993) a pesquisa abordará, em um primeiro momento, as origens do jazz (blues e ragtime) como parte essencial para sua abordagem analítica, através da ótica etno-schenkeriana propos...

  6. alpha-Methoxymethyl ketones via aldol reaction

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    Kasal, Alexander; Buděšínský, Miloš

    2013-01-01

    Roč. 69, č. 46 (2013), s. 9663-9674. ISSN 0040-4020 R&D Projects: GA TA ČR(CZ) TE01020028 Institutional support: RVO:61388963 Keywords : NMR * steroids * synthesis * aldol reaction Subject RIV: CC - Organic Chemistry Impact factor: 2.817, year: 2013

  7. Origins of stereoselectivity in intramolecular aldol reactions catalyzed by cinchona amines.

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    Lam, Yu-Hong; Houk, K N

    2015-02-11

    The intramolecular aldol condensation of 4-substituted heptane-2,6-diones leads to chiral cyclohexenones. The origins of the enantioselectivities of this reaction, disclosed by List et al. using a cinchona alkaloid-derived primary amine (cinchona amine) organocatalyst, have been determined with dispersion-corrected density functional theory (DFT). The stereocontrol hinges on the chair preference of the substrate-enamine intermediate and the conformational preferences of a hydrogen-bonded nine-membered aldol transition state containing eight heavy atoms. The conformations of the hydrogen-bonded ring in the various stereoisomeric transition structures have been analyzed in detail and shown to closely resemble the conformers of cyclooctane. A model of stereoselectivity is proposed for the cinchona amine catalysis of this reaction. The inclusion of Grimme's dispersion corrections in the DFT calculations (B3LYP-D3(BJ)) substantially improves the agreement of the computed energetics and experiment, attesting to the importance of dispersion effects in stereoselectivity. PMID:25629689

  8. Small Organic Molecules for Direct Aldol Reaction

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    TANG Zhuo; GONG Liu-Zhu; MI Ai-Qiao; JIANG Yao-Zhong

    2004-01-01

    Since the pioneering finding by List and Barbas Ⅲ and their coworkers that L-proline could work as a catalyst in the intermolecular direct aldol reaction, the concept of small organic molecules as catalysts has received great attention. However, new organic molecule which have better catalysis ability are reported scarcely.Our groups1 found L-Prolinamides 1 to be active catalysts for the direct aldol reaction of 4-nitrobenaldehyde with neat acetone at room temperature. The enantioselectivity increases as the amide N-H becomes more acidic and thus a better hydrogen bond donor. Introducing another proton donor, hydroxyl, in the catalyst lead to a further improvement in the catalytic enantioselectivity.The calculations reveal that the amide N-H and the terminal hydroxyl groups form hydrogen bonds with the benzaldehyde substrate. These hydrogen bonds reduce the activation energy and cause high enantioselectivity.Catalyst 2, prepared from L-proline and (1S, 2S)-diphenyl-2-aminoethanol, exhibits high enantioselectivities of up to 93% ee for aromatic aldehydes and up to >99% ee for aliphatic aldehydes. It is noteworthy that our results refuted the conventional wisdom that the carboxylic acid group of proline is a reqirement for high enatioselectivity and provide a powerful strategy in the molecular design of new organic catalyst because plentiful chiral resource containing multi-hydrogen bonding donor, for example, peptides.Very recently, we found that L-proline-based peptides 3-7 can catalyze the aldol reactions of hydroxyacetone with aldehydes 8 in aqueous media, to give 1,4-diols 9, the disfavored products with either aldolase or L-proline. Both peptides 5 and 6 give good results.The abilities of peptides 5 and 6 to catalyze the direct aldol reactions of hydroxyacetone with avariety of aldehydes were examined under optimal conditions. The results are shown in table. Highyields and entioselectivities of up to 96% ee were observed for aromatic aldehydes

  9. Aldol elaboration of 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-ones, masked precursors to acylpyridones

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    Jones, Raymond C F; Choudhury, Abdul K; Iley, James N.; Light, Mark E.; Georgia Loizou; Terence A. Pillainayagam

    2012-01-01

    A core 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-one scaffold is elaborated at C-3(Me) by base-mediated aldol condensation to give new 3-alkenyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-ones, which are masked forms related to the acylpyridone natural products.

  10. Evidence for the Formation of an Enamine Species during Aldol and Michael-type Addition Reactions Promiscuously Catalyzed by 4-Oxalocrotonate Tautomerase

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    Poddar, Harshwardhan; Rahimi, Mehran; Geertsema, Edzard; Thunnissen, Andy; Poelarends, Gerrit

    2015-01-01

    The enzyme 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase (4-OT), which has a catalytic N-terminal proline residue (Pro1), can promiscuously catalyze various carbon–carbon bond-forming reactions, including aldol condensation of acetaldehyde with benzaldehyde to yield cinnamaldehyde, and Michael-type addition of aceta

  11. Aldol elaboration of 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-ones, masked precursors to acylpyridones

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    Raymond C. F. Jones

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    Full Text Available A core 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-one scaffold is elaborated at C-3(Me by base-mediated aldol condensation to give new 3-alkenyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-ones, which are masked forms related to the acylpyridone natural products.

  12. Aldol elaboration of 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridin-4-ones, masked precursors to acylpyridones

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    Jones, Raymond C F; Choudhury, Abdul K; Iley, James N.; Light, Mark E.; Loizou, Georgia; Terence A. Pillainayagam

    2012-01-01

    A core 4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-one scaffold is elaborated at C-3(Me) by base-mediated aldol condensation to give new 3-alkenyl-4,5,6,7-tetrahydroisoxazolo[4,3-c]pyridine-4-ones, which are masked forms related to the acylpyridone natural products.

  13. A Base-Catalyzed, Domino Aldol/hetero-Diels-Alder Synthesis of Tricyclic Pyrano[3,4-c]chromenes in Glycerol.

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    Parmar, Bhagyashri D; Sutariya, Tushar R; Brahmbhatt, Gaurangkumar C; Parmar, Narsidas J; Kant, Rajni; Gupta, Vivek K

    2016-06-17

    The domino aldol/hetero-Diels-Alder synthesis of some new tricyclic pyrano[3,4-c]chromene derivatives has been achieved successfully after assembling a variety of acyclic or cyclic monoketones with prenyl ether-tethered aldehydes in the presence of 1,8-diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene in glycerol at 120 °C. The hitherto unreported stereochemical outcome of this synthetic sequence was studied and established on the basis of single-crystal X-ray diffraction data and 2D NMR NOESY spectroscopy along with the isolation and characterization of the intermediate Aldol condensation product. PMID:27171909

  14. Amino Acids Catalyzed Direct Aldol Reactions in Aqueous Micelles

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    PENG Yi-Yuan; WANG Qi; DING Qiu-Ping; HE Jia-Qi; CHENG Jin-Pei

    2003-01-01

    @@ Since the discovery of its roles as a good small-organic-molecule catalyst in intramolecular aldol reactions, pro line has drawn considerable attention in synthetic chemistry due to its similarity to the type-Ⅰ aldolases. Recently,List and others have reported some new direct asymmetric intermolecular reactions catalyzed by proline, including aldol, Mannich, Michael, and other analogous reactions. Except for two recent examples, [1,2] proline catalyzed aldol reactions in aqueous micelles have not been reported, nor have other amino acids as organocatalysts in directly catalyzing aldol reaction been reported. Herein we wish to present our recent results regarding environmentally be nign direct aldol reactions catalyzed by amino acids including proline, histidine and arginine in aqueous media.

  15. Sequential hydroformylation/aldol reactions: versatile and controllable access to functionalised carbocycles from unsaturated carbonyl compounds.

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    Keränen, Mark D; Kot, Kinga; Hollmann, Christoph; Eilbracht, Peter

    2004-11-21

    Three different modes of hydroformylation/aldol reaction sequences involving either acid-catalysed aldol reactions, Mukaiyama aldol addition of pre-formed enolsilanes or aldol addition of in situ generated boron enolates can be applied to unsaturated ketones and ketoesters to afford the corresponding carbocyclic aldol adducts in good yields proceeding through the intermediate activated ketoaldehydes. In selected cases, complimentary, synthetically useful diastereoselectivities were observed in the products. PMID:15534717

  16. Organocatalysis of asymmetric aldol reaction. Catalysts and reagents

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    The review is devoted to the application of organocatalysis for the asymmetric aldol reaction, which is one of the most important methods for carbon-carbon bond formation in organic compounds. The mechanism of enamine catalysis and the main types of organocatalysts for the aldol reaction are considered, data on this type of reactions involving carbonyl compounds with various electronic and spatial structures are classified. The effects of organocatalyst structure on the regio-, stereo- and enantioselectivity of intramolecular and intermolecular aldol reactions are reviewed.

  17. Asymmetric Aldol Reaction with Formaldehyde: a Challenging Process.

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    Meninno, Sara; Lattanzi, Alessandra

    2016-08-01

    The asymmetric aldol reaction with formaldehyde is a fundamental carbon-carbon bond-forming reaction in organic synthesis, as well as in the quest of the origin of life, as it is thought to have been the first "molecular brick" involved in the synthetic path to complex sugars. Products of aldol reactions, i.e., the β-hydroxy carbonyl compounds, are versatile building blocks used to access a great variety of functionalised molecules. The employment of formaldehyde, as a C1 symmetric electrophile, in aldol reactions can be likely considered the most challenging, yet simplest, process to introduce a hydroxymethyl group in an asymmetric fashion. In this account, an overview of the progress achieved in the asymmetric metal- and organocatalysed aldol reaction, using readily available formalin or paraformaldehyde sources, is illustrated. Our recent contribution to this area, with the application of asymmetric hydroxymethylation in cascade processes for the synthesis of γ-butyrolactones, is also shown. PMID:27328802

  18. Investigating Ionic Effects Applied to Water Based Organocatalysed Aldol Reactions

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    2011-01-01

    Saturated aqueous solutions of various common salts were examined for their effect on aqueous aldol reactions catalysted by a highly active C2-symmetric diprolinamide organocatalyst developed in our laboratory. With respect to the aldol reaction between cyclohexanone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde, deionised water was always a superior medium to salt solutions though some correlation to increasing anion size and depression in enantiomeric excess could be observed. Additionally, the complete inhibiti...

  19. Copper-catalyzed retro-aldol reaction of β-hydroxy ketones or nitriles with aldehydes: chemo- and stereoselective access to (E)-enones and (E)-acrylonitriles.

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    Zhang, Song-Lin; Deng, Zhu-Qin

    2016-07-26

    A copper-catalyzed transfer aldol type reaction of β-hydroxy ketones or nitriles with aldehydes is reported, which enables chemo- and stereoselective access to (E)-α,β-unsaturated ketones and (E)-acrylonitriles. A key step of the in situ copper(i)-promoted retro-aldol reaction of β-hydroxy ketones or nitriles is proposed to generate a reactive Cu(i) enolate or cyanomethyl intermediate, which undergoes ensuing aldol condensation with aldehydes to deliver the products. This reaction uses 1.2 mol% Cu(IPr)Cl (IPr denotes 1,3-bis(2,6-diisopropylphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene) as the catalyst in the presence of 6.0 mol% NaOtBu cocatalyst at room temperature or 70 °C. A range of aryl and heteroaryl aldehydes as well as acrylaldehydes are compatible with many useful functional groups being tolerated. Under the mild and weakly basic conditions, competitive Cannizzaro-type reaction of benzaldehydes and side reactions of base-sensitive functional groups can be effectively suppressed, which show synthetic advantages of this reaction compared to classic aldol reactions. The synthetic potential of this reaction is further demonstrated by the one-step synthesis of biologically active quinolines and 1,8-naphthyridine in excellent yields (up to 91%). Finally, a full catalytic cycle for this reaction has been constructed using DFT computational studies in the context of a retro-aldol/aldol two-stage mechanism. A rather flat reaction energy profile is found indicating that both stages are kinetically facile, which is consistent with the mild reaction conditions. PMID:27397647

  20. Special Topic 3B: Acidity, Basicity, and Carbonyl Condensation Reactions

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    The purpose of this video is to help second-year organic chemistry students review the concepts and questions that most frequently appear on standardized entrance exams, like the MCAT, DAT, PCAT, and GRE. I'll here teach you how to sort molecules according to acidity and basicity. I'll also review the following carbonyl condensation and related reactions: the aldol reaction, the Claisen and intramolecular diketone condensations, and the malonic ester synthesis. --Dr. Mike Christiansen from Ut...

  1. Solvent-Free Selective Condensations Based on the Formation of the Olefinic (C=C Bond Catalyzed by Organocatalyst

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    Heyuan Song

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available Pyrrolidine and its derivatives were used to catalyze aldol and Knoevenagel condensations for the formation of the olefinic (C=C bond under solvent-free conditions. The 3-pyrrolidinamine showed high activity and afforded excellent yields of α,β-unsaturated compounds. The aldol condensation of aromatic/heterocyclic aldehydes with ketones affords enones in high conversion (99.5% and selectivity (92.7%. Good to excellent yields of α,β-unsaturated compounds were obtained in the Knoevenagel condensation of aldehydes with methylene-activated substrates.

  2. As estruturas territoriais dos insetos

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    Full Text Available AS SOCIEDADES de insetos utilizam muitos tipos de materiais e recursos biológicos para construir seus abrigos. As disposições espaciais e estruturas de apoio são criadas de forma engenhosa, oferecendo condições adequadas para a criação da prole, a produção ou o armazenamento de alimentos. A sua localização e as suas interconexões as inserem nas áreas circundantes, e elas podem aproveitar vantagens circunstanciais oferecidas pelo meio ambiente. As técnicas de construção e de manutenção fazem parte da cultura desses seres, e permitem uma visão interessante de soluções obtidas mediante a utilização eficiente de uma ampla gama de recursos disponíveis.INSECT SOCIETIES use many kinds of materials and biologic resources to build their shelters. Space arrangements and supporting structures are created in an ingenious way to provide adequate conditions for development of the young, for food production or storage. Their location and interconnections insert them into the surrounding areas, and they may take advantage of circumstantial benefits of their environment. Building and maintenance techniques belong to the culture of these beings, and they offer an interesting vision of solutions based on efficient use of a wide range of available resources.

  3. One-step Synthesis of n-Butanol from Ethanol Condensation over Alumina-supported Metal Catalysts

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    Ke Wu YANG; Xuan Zhen JIANG; Wei Chao ZHANG

    2004-01-01

    One-step synthesis of n-butanol from bimolecular condensation of ethanol was firstly achieved over nickel supported gamma alumina catalyst. A mechanism of dehydration path for the growth of carbon chain by eliminating a hydroxy group from one ethanol molecule with a α-H of other ethanol molecule rather than aldol condensation was verified.

  4. Synthesis of sulphonated mesoporous phenolic resins and their application in esterification and asymmetric aldol reactions

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    Mesoporous phenolic resins were functionalized with sulphonic acid groups by four different types of sulphonation procedures: (i) direct sulphonation on the aromatic ring, (ii) alkyl sulphonation of the aromatic ring, and functionalizations of the phenolic hydroxyl surface by using an aryl silane, 2-(4-chlorosulphonylphenyl)ethyl trichlorosilane (iii) or a propyl silane, 3-mercaptopropyltrimethoxysilane (iv). The highest acidity loadings were obtained through direct sulphonation with fuming sulphuric acid (1.90 mmol H+ g−1) or chlorosulphonic acid (1.31 mmol H+ g−1) and these materials showed the highest conversion (97+ %) in Fischer esterification of acetic acid with propanol. However, the alkyl sulphonic groups, obtained through sulphonation procedure (ii) showed the highest stability in terms of maintenance of their acidity after use in consecutive catalytic runs or leaching treatments. This was demonstrated both through evaluation of the regenerated catalysts in a consecutive esterification run and during a leaching resistance test in aqueous medium. Moreover, the developed sulphonated mesoporous phenolic resins are presented as novel support for the non-covalent immobilization of an L-phenylalanine derived chiral diamine organocatalyst for asymmetric aldol reactions. The immobilization is established by an acid–base interaction between the sulphonic acid group and the amine function. The acidity and in particular the electronic withdrawing environment of the sulphonic acid groups influence enormously the catalytic performance of the non-covalent immobilized chiral diamine catalyst (aromatic > aliphatic). - Highlights: ► Different types of sulphonation procedures for mesoporous phenolic resins. ► Influence of acidity and electronic withdrawing environment. ► Novel support for non-covalent immobilization of chiral diamine catalyst. ► Catalytic performance in esterification and asymmetric aldol condensation. ► Demonstration of leaching resistance

  5. Synthesis of sulphonated mesoporous phenolic resins and their application in esterification and asymmetric aldol reactions

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    Muylaert, Ilke [Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Ghent University, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Krijgslaan 281-S3, 9000 Ghent (Belgium); Verberckmoes, An, E-mail: an.verberckmoes@hogent.be [Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Ghent University, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Krijgslaan 281-S3, 9000 Ghent (Belgium); Associated Faculty of Applied Engineering Sciences, University College Ghent, Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1, 9000 Ghent (Belgium); Spileers, Jeremy [Associated Faculty of Applied Engineering Sciences, University College Ghent, Valentin Vaerwyckweg 1, 9000 Ghent (Belgium); Demuynck, Anneleen; Peng, Li; De Clippel, Filip; Sels, Bert [Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis (COK), Kasteelpark Arenberg 23, 3001 Heverlee (Belgium); Van Der Voort, Pascal, E-mail: pascal.vandervoort@ugent.be [Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Ghent University, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Krijgslaan 281-S3, 9000 Ghent (Belgium)

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    Mesoporous phenolic resins were functionalized with sulphonic acid groups by four different types of sulphonation procedures: (i) direct sulphonation on the aromatic ring, (ii) alkyl sulphonation of the aromatic ring, and functionalizations of the phenolic hydroxyl surface by using an aryl silane, 2-(4-chlorosulphonylphenyl)ethyl trichlorosilane (iii) or a propyl silane, 3-mercaptopropyltrimethoxysilane (iv). The highest acidity loadings were obtained through direct sulphonation with fuming sulphuric acid (1.90 mmol H{sup +} g{sup −1}) or chlorosulphonic acid (1.31 mmol H{sup +} g{sup −1}) and these materials showed the highest conversion (97+ %) in Fischer esterification of acetic acid with propanol. However, the alkyl sulphonic groups, obtained through sulphonation procedure (ii) showed the highest stability in terms of maintenance of their acidity after use in consecutive catalytic runs or leaching treatments. This was demonstrated both through evaluation of the regenerated catalysts in a consecutive esterification run and during a leaching resistance test in aqueous medium. Moreover, the developed sulphonated mesoporous phenolic resins are presented as novel support for the non-covalent immobilization of an L-phenylalanine derived chiral diamine organocatalyst for asymmetric aldol reactions. The immobilization is established by an acid–base interaction between the sulphonic acid group and the amine function. The acidity and in particular the electronic withdrawing environment of the sulphonic acid groups influence enormously the catalytic performance of the non-covalent immobilized chiral diamine catalyst (aromatic > aliphatic). - Highlights: ► Different types of sulphonation procedures for mesoporous phenolic resins. ► Influence of acidity and electronic withdrawing environment. ► Novel support for non-covalent immobilization of chiral diamine catalyst. ► Catalytic performance in esterification and asymmetric aldol condensation. ► Demonstration

  6. Surprises in the Study of Ruthenium-catalyzed Stereo- and Chemoselective Aldolizations

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    Elahe Keshavarz

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available A convenient and diastereoselective method was developed for the synthesis of aldol derivatives in the presence of a catalytic amount of RuCl3.nH2O under solvent-free conditions. Aldol adducts were obtained in good yields and with high chemoselectivity in short reaction times. In this protocol, aromatic and heteroaromatic aldehydes readily participate as electrophilic cross-aldol partners with a range of cycloalkanones as ketone donors.

  7. Zinc-prolinamide complex catalyzed direct asymmetric aldol reactions in the presence of water

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    2010-01-01

    An efficient direct asymmetric aldol reaction with zinc triflate and prolinamides as combined catalysts is reported.A series of chiral prolinamides have been designed and used in the direct aldol reaction resulting in the desired products with excellent yields(up to 94% yield) and high enantioselectivities(up to 96% ee).Water was found to play a significant role in the formation of the aldol products,which suggests a new strategy in the design of new organic catalysts.

  8. Acetylphosphonate as a Surrogate of Acetate or Acetamide in Organocatalyzed Enantioselective Aldol Reactions

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    Guang, Jie; Guo, Qunsheng

    2012-01-01

    Highly enantioselective aldol reactions of acetylphosphonates and activated carbonyl compounds was realized with cinchona alkaloid derived catalysts, in which the acetylphosphonate was directly used as an enolate precursor for the first time. The aldol product obtained was converted in situ to its corresponding ester or amide through methanolysis or aminolysis. The overall process may be viewed as formal highly enantioselective acetate or acetamide aldol reactions, which are very difficult to achieve directly with organocatalytic methods. PMID:22650245

  9. Investigating ionic effects applied to water based organocatalysed aldol reactions.

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    Delaney, Joshua P; Henderson, Luke C

    2011-01-01

    Saturated aqueous solutions of various common salts were examined for their effect on aqueous aldol reactions catalysted by a highly active C(2)-symmetric diprolinamide organocatalyst developed in our laboratory. With respect to the aldol reaction between cyclohexanone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde, deionised water was always a superior medium to salt solutions though some correlation to increasing anion size and depression in enantiomeric excess could be observed. Additionally, the complete inhibition of catalyst activity observed when employing tap water could be alleviated by the inclusion of ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA) into the aqueous media prior to reaction initiation. Extension of these reaction conditions demonstrated that these ionic effects vary on a case-to-case basis depending on the ketone/aldehyde combination. PMID:22272120

  10. Functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes in an aldol reaction

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    Chronopoulos, D. D.; Kokotos, C. G.; Karousis, N.; Kokotos, G.; Tagmatarchis, N.

    2015-01-01

    The covalent functionalization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with a proline-based derivative is reported. Initially, MWCNTs were oxidized in order to introduce a large number of carboxylic units on their tips followed by N-tert-butoxycarbonyl-2,2'(ethylenedioxy)bis-(ethylamine) conjugation through an amide bond. Then, a proline derivative bearing a carboxylic terminal moiety at the 4-position was coupled furnishing proline-modified MWCNTs. This new hybrid material was fully characterized by spectroscopic and microscopy means and its catalytic activity in the asymmetric aldol reaction between acetone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde was evaluated for the first time, showing to proceed almost quantitatively in aqueous media. Furthermore, several amino-modified MWCNTs were prepared and examined in the particular aldol reaction. These new hybrid materials exhibited an enhanced catalytic activity in water, contrasting with the pristine MWCNTs as well as the parent organic molecule, which failed to catalyze the reaction efficiently. Furthermore, the modified MWCNTs proved to catalyze the aldol reaction even after three repetitive cycles. Overall, a green approach for the aldol reaction is presented, where water can be employed as the solvent and modified MWCNTs can be used as catalysts, which can be successfully recovered and reused, while their catalytic activity is retained.The covalent functionalization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with a proline-based derivative is reported. Initially, MWCNTs were oxidized in order to introduce a large number of carboxylic units on their tips followed by N-tert-butoxycarbonyl-2,2'(ethylenedioxy)bis-(ethylamine) conjugation through an amide bond. Then, a proline derivative bearing a carboxylic terminal moiety at the 4-position was coupled furnishing proline-modified MWCNTs. This new hybrid material was fully characterized by spectroscopic and microscopy means and its catalytic activity in the asymmetric aldol reaction

  11. Investigating Ionic Effects Applied to Water Based Organocatalysed Aldol Reactions

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    Joshua P. Delaney

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Saturated aqueous solutions of various common salts were examined for their effect on aqueous aldol reactions catalysted by a highly active C2-symmetric diprolinamide organocatalyst developed in our laboratory. With respect to the aldol reaction between cyclohexanone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde, deionised water was always a superior medium to salt solutions though some correlation to increasing anion size and depression in enantiomeric excess could be observed. Additionally, the complete inhibition of catalyst activity observed when employing tap water could be alleviated by the inclusion of ethylenediaminetetraacetate (EDTA into the aqueous media prior to reaction initiation. Extension of these reaction conditions demonstrated that these ionic effects vary on a case-to-case basis depending on the ketone/aldehyde combination.

  12. The vinylogous Mukaiyama aldol reaction (VMAR) in natural product synthesis

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    Kalesse, Markus; Cordes, Martin; Symkenberg, Gerrit; Lu, Hai-Hua

    2014-01-01

    The vinylogous Mukaiyama aldol reaction (VMAR) allows efficient access to larger segments for complex natural product synthesis, primarily polyketides, through the construction of vicinal hydroxyl and methyl groups as well as di and tri-substituted double bonds in one single operation. In this review, we will highlight stereoselective protocols that have been used in natural product synthesis and cluster them into the four groups that can be obtained from different silyl ketene acetals or eno...

  13. 新型功能化Brφsted酸性离子液体1,4-二(4-磺酸基丁基)哌嗪硫酸氢盐磺酸的合成及其对酮醛交叉Aldol缩合反应的催化作用%Synthesis of a Novel Functionalized Brφsted Acidic Ionic Liquid 1,4-Bis (4-sulfobutyl) piperazinum-bis ( hydrogen sulfte)and Its Catalytic Activity in Cross-Aldol Condensation Reaction of Cyclohexanone with Substituted-benzaldehyde

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    崔文辉; 吴磊; 贾如琰; 王都留; 王昱

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    以哌嗪和1,4-丁基磺酸内酯为原料合成了新型功能化Brφsted酸性离子液体——1,4-二(4-磺酸基丁基)哌嗪硫酸氢盐磺酸{[( HSO3-b)2pi]2+·2[HSO4]-)SO3H(Ⅱ)},其结构经1H NMR和IR表征.在无溶剂(或无水乙醇)条件下,以Ⅱ催化环己酮与取代苯甲醛的交叉Aldol缩合反应,成功地合成了十个α,α’-二(苯基亚甲基)环己酮类化合物(3a ~3j),收率77.5%~85.7%,其结构经1H NMR,13C NMR和IR表征,其中3e ~ 3i为新化合物.%A novel functionalized Brested acidic ionic liquid, l,4-bis(4-sulfobutyl)piperazinum-bis (hydrogen sulfte) { [ (HSO3-b)2pi]2+· 2[HSO4] -}SO3H( Ⅱ ) } , was prepared from piperazine and 1,4-butane sultone. The structure was characterized by 1H NMR and IR. Using Ⅱ as the catalyst, ten α,α'-bis(substituted benzylidene)cyclohexanones(3a ~3j) were synthesized by cross-Aldol condensation reaction of cyclohexanone with substituted-benzaldehyde in solvent-free or anhydrous etha-nol. The structures were characterized by 1H NMR, 13C NMR and IR. 3e ~3i were new compounds.

  14. Enantioselective direct aldol reactions catalyzed by l-prolinamide derivatives

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    Tang, Zhuo; Jiang, Fan; Cui, Xin; Gong, Liu-Zhu; Mi, Ai-Qiao; Jiang, Yao-Zhong; Wu, Yun-Dong

    2004-01-01

    l-Prolinamides 2, prepared from l-proline and simple aliphatic and aromatic amines, have been found to be active catalysts for the direct aldol reaction of 4-nitrobenzaldehyde with neat acetone at room temperature. They give moderate enantioselectivities of up to 46% enantiomeric excess (ee). The enantioselectivity increases as the amide N—H becomes a better hydrogen bond donor. l-Prolinamides 3, derived from the reaction of l-proline with α,β-hydroxyamines such that there is a terminal hydro...

  15. Sustentabilidade organizacional: as estruturas e as agencias

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    Domingues, Ivo; Silva, Carlos; Araújo, Raquel

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    Neste texto é problematizada a regulação e a sustentabilidade organizacional a partir de conceitos tradicionalmente reconhecidos na teoria organizacional - estruturas organizacionais e sociais, racionalização, conhecimentos e aprendizagem organizacional, tecnologia e cultura organizacional. A reflexão é orientada para a análise de continuidades e descontinuidades, de alinhamentos e desalinhamentos e dos seus reflexos na regulação e na sustentabilidade organizacionais.

  16. Method of carbon chain extension using novel aldol reaction

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    Silks, Louis A; Gordon, John C; Wu, Ruilan; Hangson, Susan Kloek

    2013-08-13

    Method of producing C.sub.8-C.sub.15 hydrocarbons comprising providing a ketone starting material; providing an aldol starting material comprising hydroxymethylfurfural; mixing the ketone starting material and the aldol starting material in a reaction in the presence of a proline-containing catalyst selected from the group consisting of Zn(Pro).sub.2, Yb(Pro).sub.2, and combinations thereof, or a catalyst having one of the structures (I), (II) or (III), and in the presence of a solvent, wherein the solvent comprises water and is substantially free of organic solvents, where (I), (II) and (III) respectively are: ##STR00001## where R.sub.1 is a C.sub.1-C.sub.6 alkyl moiety, X=(OH) and n=2. ##STR00002## In (III), X may be CH.sub.2, sulfur or selenium, M may be Zn, Mg, or a lanthanide, and R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 each independently may be a methyl, ethyl, phenyl moiety.

  17. Controles internos e estrutura de decisao organizacional

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    Morais, Eslei Jose de

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    Resumo: Este trabalho investigou a relação entre os controles internos e a estrutura de decisão organizacional - nas dimensões formalização, centralização e complexidade-, assumindo forma de estudo de caso na Contadoria do Banco do Brasil. A abordagem metodológica utilizada é de natureza descritivo-qualitativa, numa perspectiva seccional com avaliação longitudinal, no período considerado de 1998 a 2004. A coleta de dados desta pesquisa desenvolveu-se em duas fases: a primeira consistiu no lev...

  18. Enantiomerically pure bithiophene diphosphine oxides as catalysts for direct double aldol reactions.

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    Genoni, Andrea; Benaglia, Maurizio; Rossi, Sergio; Celentano, Giuseppe

    2013-10-01

    The direct aldol reaction between aryl methyl ketones with aromatic aldehydes in the presence of tetrachlorosilane and a catalytic amount of a chiral bithiophene diphosphine oxide was studied; the product of double aldol addition was isolated as diacetate in good diastereoselectivity (up to 95:5) and enantioselectivities up to 91%. The reaction with heteroaromatic aldehydes was also investigated leading to the corresponding 1,3 diols, in some cases with excellent stereoselectivities. PMID:23744602

  19. Peculiar behavior of MWW materials in aldol condensation of furfural and acetone

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    Kikhtyanin, O.; Eliášová, Pavla; Jindrová, T.; Kubička, D.

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    Roč. 43, č. 27 (2014), s. 10628-10641. ISSN 1477-9226 R&D Projects: GA ČR GBP106/12/G015 Institutional support: RVO:61388955 Keywords : acetone * aldehydes * batch reactors Subject RIV: CF - Physical ; Theoretical Chemistry Impact factor: 4.197, year: 2014

  20. The Aldol Addition and Condensation: The Effect of Conditions on Reaction Pathway

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    Crouch, R. David; Richardson, Amie; Howard, Jessica L.; Harker, Rebecca L.; Barker, Kathryn H.

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    The reaction of a ketone and an aldehyde in aqueous Na[subscript 2]CO[subscript 2] is described. This experiment is performed in the absence of strong bases or organic solvents and offers the opportunity for students to observe the critical role that reaction temperature and base strength have in determining the product of the base-mediated…

  1. Structure of the polyketide cyclase SnoaL reveals a novel mechanism for enzymatic aldol condensation

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    Sultana, Azmiri; Kallio, Pauli; Jansson, Anna; Wang, Ji-Shu; Niemi, Jarmo; Mäntsälä, Pekka; Schneider, Gunter

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    SnoaL belongs to a family of small polyketide cyclases, which catalyse ring closure steps in the biosynthesis of polyketide antibiotics produced in Streptomyces. Several of these antibiotics are among the most used anti-cancer drugs currently in use. The crystal structure of SnoaL, involved in nogalamycin biosynthesis, with a bound product, has been determined to 1.35 Å resolution. The fold of the subunit can be described as a distorted α+β barrel, and the ligand is bound in the hydrophobic i...

  2. Three-Component Halo Aldol Condensation of Thioacrylates with Aldehydes Mediated by Titanium (IV Halide

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    Full Text Available a,b-Ethyl thioacrylate was difuctionalized by a tandem X-C/C=C bond formation reaction. The new system uses Ti (IV halide as both the Lewis acidic promoter and the halogen source for the Michael-type addition onto the thioacrylate. The titanium enolate species resulting from Michael-type addition react with aldehydes followed by dehydration to afford trisubstituted olefin products. Complete geometric selectivity (>95% and up to 72% yield have been obtained for 7 examples.

  3. Montmorillonite Clay-Promoted, Solvent-Free Cross-Aldol Condensations under Focused Microwave Irradiation

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    Damiano Rocchi

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available An environmentally benign, clean and general protocol was developed for the synthesis of aryl and heteroaryl trans-chalcones. This method involved solvent-free reaction conditions under microwave irradiation in the presence of a clay-based catalyst, and afforded the target compounds in good yields and short reaction times. Furthermore, the same conditions allowed the synthesis of symmetrical, diarylmethylene-α,β-unsaturated ketones from aromatic aldehydes and ketones.

  4. COMPLEX OXIDE CATALYSTS OF ACRYLIC ACID OBTAINING BY ALDOL CONDENSATION METHOD

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    Nebesnyi, R.

    2015-01-01

    The present work is dedicated to solving the problem of diversification of the raw materials base for acrylate monomers obtaining,  first of all acrylic acid. Acrylic acid and its derivatives are bulk products of organic synthesis with a wide range of applications. The main industrial method of acrylic acid production is  propylene oxidation. But this method has instable economic indicators as propylene is petroleum origin raw material.It is possible to expand the resource base of acrylic aci...

  5. Three-Component Halo Aldol Condensation of Thioacrylates with Aldehydes Mediated by Titanium (IV) Halide

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    Guigen Li; Gao, Joe J.; Han-Xun Wei; Sun Hee Kim

    2002-01-01

    a,b-Ethyl thioacrylate was difuctionalized by a tandem X-C/C=C bond formation reaction. The new system uses Ti (IV) halide as both the Lewis acidic promoter and the halogen source for the Michael-type addition onto the thioacrylate. The titanium enolate species resulting from Michael-type addition react with aldehydes followed by dehydration to afford trisubstituted olefin products. Complete geometric selectivity (>95%) and up to 72% yield have been obtained for 7 examples.

  6. CYCLODEXTRIN-BASED CLASS I ALDOLASE ENZYME MIMICS TO CATALYZE CROSSED ALDOL CONDENSATIONS. (R826653)

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  7. Quests em World Of Warcraft como estrutura narrativa seriada

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    Jônatas Kerr de Oliveira

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Assumindo que as quests em World of Warcraft funcionam como uma estrutura narrativa dentro do jogo, busca-se verificar se esta estrutura apresenta características que possam caracterizá-la como uma narrativa seriada. Para tal, é feita uma análise das principais características da narrativa seriada televisiva, assim como da estrutura de quests, para verificar a viabilidade de tal aproximação. Sendo a estrutura narrativa de quests em MMORPGs uma estrutura narrativa seriada, abre-se um grande leque de possibilidades, tanto para as análises teóricas dos videogames, utilizando o ferramental adaptado, como para os game designers utilizarem este referencial para acrescer detalhes aos mundos ficcionais criados.

  8. Valores e Estrutura Social no Brasil

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    Lopez, Felix Garcia; e Silva, Fabio de Sá

    2014-01-01

    Este trabalho analisa a relação entre estrutura social e valores da sociedade brasileira com base em dados coletados, em novembro de 2012, por meio de amostra nacional composta por 3.772 pessoas. Além de examinar o efeito de variáveis tradicionais – como renda e escolaridade –, o plano de análise incorporou informações relativas a sexo, raça/etnia, idade, região e filiação religiosa e suas possíveis relações com questões sobre adesão à democracia, aceitação da diversidade, igualdade de gênero...

  9. Evidence for the formation of an enamine species during aldol and Michael-type addition reactions promiscuously catalyzed by 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase.

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    Poddar, Harshwardhan; Rahimi, Mehran; Geertsema, Edzard M; Thunnissen, Andy-Mark W H; Poelarends, Gerrit J

    2015-03-23

    The enzyme 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase (4-OT), which has a catalytic N-terminal proline residue (Pro1), can promiscuously catalyze various carbon-carbon bond-forming reactions, including aldol condensation of acetaldehyde with benzaldehyde to yield cinnamaldehyde, and Michael-type addition of acetaldehyde to a wide variety of nitroalkenes to yield valuable γ-nitroaldehydes. To gain insight into how 4-OT catalyzes these unnatural reactions, we carried out exchange studies in D2 O, and X-ray crystallography studies. The former established that H-D exchange within acetaldehyde is catalyzed by 4-OT and that the Pro1 residue is crucial for this activity. The latter showed that Pro1 of 4-OT had reacted with acetaldehyde to give an enamine species. These results provide evidence of the mechanism of the 4-OT-catalyzed aldol and Michael-type addition reactions in which acetaldehyde is activated for nucleophilic addition by Pro1-dependent formation of an enamine intermediate. PMID:25728471

  10. Facile Condensation of Aromatic Aldehydes with Chroman-4-ones and 1-Thiochroman-4-ones Catalysed by Amberlyst-15 under Microwave Irradiation Condition

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    Tapas K. Mandal; Rammohan Pal; Rina Mondal; Mallik, Asok K.

    2011-01-01

    Different aromatic aldehydes and cinnamaldehyde undergo cross-aldol condensation with chroman-4-ones and1-thiochroman-4-ones in the presence of amberlyst-15 under microwave irradiation in solvent free condition to afford rapidly the corresponding E-3-arylidene and E-3-cinnamylidene derivatives, respectively, in high yield. This process is simple, efficient and environmentally benign.

  11. Synthesis of Prolinamide and Its Application in Asymmetric Aldol Reaction%脯胺酰胺衍生物的合成及在催化不对称aldol反应的应用

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    熊亚平; 金云舟; 代金玲

    2011-01-01

    Prolinamide was synthesized from natural amino acids, which has been used as a catalyst in the asymmetric aldol condensation reaction between aromatic aldehyde and acetone. The addition of acid can obviously enhance the reaction rate and enantioselectivity.%以天然氨基酸为原料合成了一种脯胺酰胺衍生物,并研究了它在催化芳香醛与丙酮的不对称羟醛缩合反应中的应用.酸的添加能够提高反应速率及产物的对应选择性.

  12. A Facile Aldol Reaction in Bronsted Acid Ionic Liquid%Bronsted酸性离子液体催化的Aldol反应

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    刘宝友; 杨会龙; 董建芳; 韩菊; 魏福祥

    2007-01-01

    通过酮和醛的Aldol反应在Bronsted酸离子液体BMImHSO4中制备了一系列α, β-不饱和酮.所建立方法的主要优势有:高转化率和选择性、温和的反应条件、产物容易分离、离子液体可循环使用.%α, β-unsaturated ketones were prepared efficiently via Aldol condensation reaction of un-modified ketones and aromatic aldehydes in Bronsted acid ionic liquid(BAIL) BMImHSO4. The novel method had advantages of high yield and selectivity, mild reaction conditions, ease of product isolation and recycle of ionic liquid.

  13. Determinantes da estrutura de capital das empresas familiares portuguesas

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    Correia, Telma

    2003-01-01

    O presente estudo visa identificar os determinantes da estrutura de capital das empresas familiares portuguesas. Pretende-se testar o poder explicativo dos principais determinantes identificados pelas várias teorias da estrutura de capital no comportamento financeiro das empresas familiares e, identificar outros determinantes com base nas suas especificidades. A investigação incide sobre um conjunto de empresas familiares portuguesas que se constituíram como associados fundadores da As...

  14. Water Condensation

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    Jensen, Kasper Risgaard; Fojan, Peter; Jensen, Rasmus Lund;

    2014-01-01

    The condensation of water is a phenomenon occurring in multiple situations in everyday life, e.g., when fog is formed or when dew forms on the grass or on windows. This means that this phenomenon plays an important role within the different fields of science including meteorology, building physics......, and chemistry. In this review we address condensation models and simulations with the main focus on heterogeneous condensation of water. The condensation process is, at first, described from a thermodynamic viewpoint where the nucleation step is described by the classical nucleation theory. Further, we address...

  15. Teratoma do ovario com estruturas semelhando cristalino

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    C. Magarinos Torres

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    Full Text Available Em uma mulher, brasileira, de côr parda, com 48 anos de idade, morta com tuberculose do peritoneo, tuberculose peribronquica do lóbo superior do pulmão esquerdo e tuberculose cronica fibrosa do apice de ambos os pulmões, a necropsía revelou a existencia de um teratoma no ovario esquerdo. O ovario, pouco aumentado de volume, é constituído por duas porções de tamanho sensivelmente egual, de consistencia firme, separadas, em sua superficie, por profundo sulco. Ao córte, tem a aparencia de tecido fibroso em cuja espessura existem numerosos pequenos cistos. Ao microscopio, os cistos são revestidos por epitelio descontinuo, despertando grande interesse o seu conteúdo. Este é formado por fibras e células com morfologia semelhante ás do cristalino. Sugerimos a possibilidade de que, no presente teratoma (Teratoma lentifer, de lens, lentis: cristalino, e ferre: produzir haja participado, de modo dominante, o ectodérme, e mesmo uma região circumscrita do ectodérme, a qual corresponderia aquela emque se desenvolve, habitualmente, a placa do cristalino (« Linsenplatte ». A multiplicidade e a presença exclusiva de estruturas figurando saculos cristalinicos (« Linsensäckchen » são argumentos a favor de uma origem de ponto restrito do ectodérme, destinado a desenvolvimento posterior especifico, qual o da formação do cristalino.

  16. RUTHENIUM-CATALYZED TANDEM OLEFIN MIGRATION-ALDOL AND MANNICH-TYPE REACTIONS IN IONIC LIQUID.

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    In the presence of a catalytic amount of RuCl2(PPh3)3, a cross-coupling of 3-buten-2-ol with aldehydes and imines was developed via a tandem olefin migration--aldol--Mannich reaction in bmim[PF6]. With In(OAc)3 as a co-catalyst, a-vinylbenzyl alcohol and aldehydes underwent sim...

  17. ALDOL- AND MANNICH-TYPE REACTIONS VIA IN SITU OLEFIN MIGRATION IN IONIC LIQUID

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    An aldol-type and a Mannich-type reaction via the cross-coupling of aldehydes and imines with allylic alcohols catalyzed by RuCl2(PPh3)3 was developed with ionic liquid as the solvent. The solvent/catalyst system could be reused for at least five times with no loss of reactiv...

  18. Charged Condensation

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    Gabadadze, Gregory

    2008-01-01

    We consider Bose-Einstein condensation of massive electrically charged scalars in a uniform background of charged fermions. We focus on the case when the scalar condensate screens the background charge, while the net charge of the system resides on its boundary surface. A distinctive signature of this substance is that the photon acquires a Lorentz-violating mass in the bulk of the condensate. Due to this mass, the transverse and longitudinal gauge modes propagate with different group velocities. We give qualitative arguments that at high enough densities and low temperatures a charged system of electrons and helium-4 nuclei, if held together by laboratory devices or by force of gravity, can form such a substance. We briefly discuss possible manifestations of the charged condensate in compact astrophysical objects.

  19. Condensate - undervalued

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    A recent study of resource exploitation in the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand is reported, which shows that the economics of many gas fields could be enhanced by exploiting their gas condensate resources. Condensates, a range of gas-derived liquids heavier than Liquefied Petroleum Gas, are, as yet, under-exploited. The author argues that these valuable resources should be exploited to the benefit of the industry and the consumer, though some technological difficulties still need to be overcome. (UK)

  20. Análise de fiabilidade de estruturas

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    Baptista, Tiago Dinis Parreira

    2012-01-01

    O trabalho elaborado consiste na criação de um programa informático, concebido em linguagem MATLAB, cujo principal objectivo é calcular a probabilidade de falha em estruturas compostas por vigas 2D, através do algoritmo FORM. Para a concepção do programa estudou-se alguma bibliografia sobre os vários domínios de conhecimentos envolvidos, nomeadamente, segurança estrutural, análise de fiabilidade de estruturas, análise de sensibilidades e respectivos métodos. Para executar este trabalho foi...

  1. Effect of Microwave Irradiation on the Condensation of 6-Substituted 3-Formylchromones with Some Five-membered Heterocyclic Compounds

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    Nada Pronayova; Tibor Liptay; Dusan Loos; Renata Gasparova; Margita Lacova

    2000-01-01

    Different types of 3-substituted 4H-4-oxobenzopyrans were prepared by microwave irradiation as well as by a classical method. The beneficial effect of microwave irradiation on the aldol condensation of 3-formylchromones with 2-imino-1-methylimidazolidine-4-one (creatinine), 2-thioxoimidazolidine-4-one (thiohydantoin) and 2-ethyl-2-thioxothiazolidin-4-one (3-ethylrhodanine) in different reaction media is described. Our results show that the effect of microwave irradiation on the reactions stud...

  2. Proline and benzylpenicillin derivatives grafted into mesoporous MCM-41: Novel organic–inorganic hybrid catalysts for direct aldol reaction

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    Dhar, Dwairath; Beadham, Ian; Chandrasekaran, Srinivasan

    2003-01-01

    New organic–inorganic hybrid catalysts were synthesized by covalent grafting of proline and benzylpenicillin derivatives into mesoporous MCM-41. These catalysts were extensively characterized using FT-IR, $^{13}CCP MAS$ solid state NMR, XRD and TEM techniques. These were used as catalysts for direct, asymmetric aldol reaction between acetone and activated aromatic aldehydes. In the reaction of 4-nitro and 4-fluoro benzaldehyde, the aldol products were obtained in 36% and 59% ee respective...

  3. Interacção entre estruturas intervalares e estruturas espectrais, na música instrumental/vocal

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    Marecos, Carlos Fernando da Silva

    2011-01-01

    A presente tese apresenta-se num formato bipartido, sendo a primeira parte uma investigação teórica e a segunda parte um conjunto de composições originais que procuram estabelecer, directa e indirectamente, uma relação com a temática investigada. A investigação incide sobre as diferentes relações que se podem estabelecer entre estruturas intervalares e estruturas espectrais, a partir de um conjunto representativo de obras de diferentes compositores. As obras originais da ...

  4. Esparsidade, Estrutura, Escalamento e Estabilidade em Algebra Linear Computacional

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    Stern, Julio M

    2011-01-01

    Sparsity, Structure, Scaling and Stability in Computational Linear Algebra - Textbook from the IX School of Computer Science, held on July 24-31 of 1994 at Recife, Brazil. Esparsidade, Estrutura, Escalamento e Estabilidade em Algebra Linear Computacional - Livro texto da IX Escola de Computacao, realizada nos dias 24 a 31 de Julho de 1994 em Recife, Brasil. This textbook is written in Portuguese Language.

  5. Cooperative Effects Between Arginine and Glutamic Acid in the Amino Acid-Catalyzed Aldol Reaction.

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    Valero, Guillem; Moyano, Albert

    2016-08-01

    Catalysis of the aldol reaction between cyclohexanone and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde by mixtures of L-Arg and of L-Glu in wet dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) takes place with higher enantioselectivity (up to a 7-fold enhancement in the anti-aldol for the 1:1 mixture) than that observed when either L-Glu or L-Arg alone are used as the catalysts. These results can be explained by the formation of a catalytically active hydrogen-bonded complex between both amino acids, and demonstrate the possibility of positive cooperative effects in catalysis by two different α-amino acids. Chirality 28:599-605, 2016. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. PMID:27362554

  6. Solvent-free asymmetric direct aldol reactions organocatalysed by recoverable (Sa)-binam-L-prolinamide

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    Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Hita López, María del Carmen; Nájera Domingo, Carmen; Viózquez Cámara, Santiago Fidel

    2007-01-01

    The combination of (Sa)-binam-L-Pro (5 mol %) and benzoic acid (10 mol %) was used as catalysts in the direct aldol reaction between different aliphatic ketones and 4-nitrobenzaldehyde under solvent-free reaction conditions. Three different procedures are assayed: magnetic stirring (method A), magnetic stirring after previous dissolution in THF and evaporation (method B), and ball mill technique (method C), methods A and B being the simplest. These reaction conditions allowed us to r...

  7. An Alternative Approach to Aldol Reactions: Gold-Catalyzed Formation of Boron Enolates from Alkynes

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    Korner, C; Starkov, P.; Sheppard, T. D.

    2010-01-01

    A new method for enolate generation via the gold-catalyzed addition of boronic acids to alkynes is reported. The formation of boron enolates from readily accessible ortho-alkynylbenzeneboronic acids proceeds rapidly with 2 mol % PPh3AuNTf2 at ambient temperature. The enolates undergo aldol reaction with an aldehyde present in the reaction mixture to give cyclic boronate esters, which can be subsequently transformed into phenols, biaryls, or dihydrobenzofurans via oxidation, Suzuki-Miyaura, or...

  8. Bio-renewable enantioselective aldol reaction in natural deep eutectic solvents

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    Martínez Flores, Regina; Berbegal, Lucía; Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Ramón Dangla, Diego José

    2016-01-01

    Among the deep eutectic solvents (DES), natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) formed by D-glucose and racemic malic acid are suitable media to perform the enantioselective L-proline catalyzed intermolecular aldol reaction, creating simultaneously and selectively a C–C bond and a new stereocenter. The scope of the reaction was found to be broad, with products being obtained with good levels of diastereo- and enantioselectivities. Furthermore, when the reaction was performed at a large scale, ...

  9. L-Proline catalyzed aldol reactions between acetone and aldehydes in supercritical fluids:An environmentally friendly reaction procedure

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    2010-01-01

    The direct asymmetric aldol reaction between various aldehydes and acetone catalyzed by L-proline catalyst was successfully carried out in supercritical CO2 (scCO2) and 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane (R-134a) fluids.The enantioselectivity of 84% ee to the targeted product was achieved under 20 MPa,40 °C,and 15 mol% of the catalyst in supercritical CO2 (scCO2) fluid.The effects of reaction parameters,such as temperature,pressure,catalyst loading and different substituted aldehydes on both enantioselectivity and aldol yield were discussed.The titled reaction was also performed in 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane,and the obtained results were compared with those in scCO2.This new reaction procedure provides an environmental asymmetric aldol reaction system as compared with that in organic solvents.

  10. Proline and benzylpenicillin derivatives grafted into mesoporous MCM-41: Novel organic-inorganic hybrid catalysts for direct aldol reaction

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    Dwairath Dhar; Ian Beadham; Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

    2003-10-01

    New organic-inorganic hybrid catalysts were synthesized by covalent grafting of proline and benzylpenicillin derivatives into mesoporous MCM-41. These catalysts were extensively characterized using FT-IR, 13C CP MAS solid state NMR, XRD and TEM techniques. These were used as catalysts for direct, asymmetric aldol reaction between acetone and activated aromatic aldehydes. In the reaction of 4-nitro and 4-fluoro benzaldehyde, the aldol products were obtained in 36% and 59% ee respectively. The catalysts were reusable with neither significant drop in enantioselectivity nor loss of mesostructure. An attempt was made to substantiate the proposed `enamine’ mechanism for direct aldol reaction by trapping the intermediate between proline-MCM-41 and acetone.

  11. Solvent-Induced Reversal of Activities between Two Closely Related Heterogeneous Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction

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    Kandel, Kapil [Ames Laboratory; Althaus, Stacey M [Ames Laboratory; Peeraphatdit, Chorthip [Ames Laboratory; Kobayashi, Takeshi [Ames Laboratory; Trewyn, Brian G [Ames Laboratory; Pruski, Marek [Ames Laboratory; Slowing, Igor I [Ames Laboratory

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    The relative rates of the aldol reaction catalyzed by supported primary and secondary amines can be inverted by 2 orders of magnitude, depending on the use of hexane or water as a solvent. Our analyses suggest that this dramatic shift in the catalytic behavior of the supported amines does not involve differences in reaction mechanism, but is caused by activation of imine to enamine equilibria and stabilization of iminium species. The effects of solvent polarity and acidity were found to be important to the performance of the catalytic reaction. This study highlights the critical role of solvent in multicomponent heterogeneous catalytic processes.

  12. Base-catalyzed condensation of citral and acetone at low temperature using modified hydrotalcite catalysts

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    Roelofs, J.C.A.A.; van Dillen, A.J.; de Jong, K.P.

    2001-01-01

    A study on the catalytic properties of properly activated hydrotalcite (HT) with special attention to the nature and amount of active sites present in this solid base catalyst has been undertaken. Only a small fraction (5%) of the available basic sites in the rehydrated calcined HT is active in liquid-phase aldol condensations. These sites exhibit high catalytic activity and are most likely localized at the edges of the HT-platelets. Besides a high activity, these modified HTs also show a hig...

  13. Advances in Catalysts of Aldol Condensation%羟醛缩合催化剂研究进展

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    谭露璐; 钱君律; 伍艳辉

    2006-01-01

    羟醛缩合可以形成新的碳-碳键,增长碳链,是一类重要的有机反应.反应过程中同时存在许多副反应,导致反应选择性的降低,选择合适的催化剂对此类反应十分关键.本文根据活性中心的不同,对酸性、碱性和酸-碱两性三类不同的催化剂进行了论述,分析了羟醛缩合反应催化剂今后的发展方向.

  14. An Asymmetric Organocatalytic Quadruple Domino Reaction Employing a Vinylogous Friedel–Crafts/Michael/Michael/Aldol Condensation Sequence

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    Philipps, Arne R.; Fritze, Lars; Erdmann, Nico; Enders, Dieter

    2015-01-01

    An organocatalytic quadruple cascade initiated by a Friedel–Crafts-type reaction is described. The (S)-diphenylprolinol trimethylsilyl ether catalyzed reaction yields highly functionalized cyclohexenecarbaldehydes bearing a 1,1-bis[4-(dialkylamino)phenyl]ethene moiety and three contiguous stereogenic centers. The reaction tolerates various functional groups and all products are obtained with very good diastereoselectivity and with virtually complete enantiomeric excess.

  15. Análise de incerteza associada a estruturas de madeira

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    Silva, David Neves

    2010-01-01

    Uma estrutura em madeira, como qualquer tipo de estrutura, está sujeita a erros e acções acidentais de várias naturezas que podem, ou não, resultar em danos de várias magnitudes. Tendo presente que para além dos erros comuns a outros tipos de estruturas, a madeira como material natural, apresenta uma alta variabilidade de singularidades (como bolsas de resina e nós), tornando-se interessante um estudo probabilístico à segurança numa estrutura deste tipo, considerando o efeito de erros e acçõe...

  16. A estrutura retórica do verbete Spinoza

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    Marilena Chaui

    2009-12-01

    Full Text Available Propomos uma análise do verbete "Spinoza" do Dictionnaire Historique et Critique salientando a estrutura retórica do texto, em cujo centro se encontra a nova figura do ateu, construída por Bayle, o ateu especulativo ou "o ateu de sistema".The paper presents a study of the rhetorical framework of the article "Spinoza" in Bayle's Dictionnaire Historique et Critique and the new image of the atheist as athée de système.

  17. Catalytic, Conjugate Reduction-Aldol Addition Reaction of β'Oxoal kyl α, β-Unsatu rated Carboxylates%Catalytic, Conjugate Reduction-Aldol Addition Reaction of β'Oxoal kyl α, β-Unsatu rated Carboxylates

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    郑爱军; 姜岚; 李争宁

    2012-01-01

    Intramolecular conjugate reduction-aldol addition reactions of β'-oxoalkyl a,fl-unsaturated carboxylates were performed in the presence of copper catalysts generated in situ from copper salts, phosphine ligands and silanes. Moderate to good yields and high diastereoselectivities were obtained in 15 min to 3 h using bis[(2-diphenyl- phosphino)phenyl] ether as the ligand.

  18. Nanosheet-enhanced asymmetric induction of chiral α-amino acids in catalytic aldol reaction.

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    Zhao, Li-Wei; Shi, Hui-Min; Wang, Jiu-Zhao; He, Jing

    2012-11-26

    An efficient ligand design strategy towards boosting asymmetric induction was proposed, which simply employed inorganic nanosheets to modify α-amino acids and has been demonstrated to be effective in vanadium-catalyzed epoxidation of allylic alcohols. Here, the strategy was first extended to zinc-catalyzed asymmetric aldol reaction, a versatile bottom-up route to make complex functional compounds. Zinc, the second-most abundant transition metal in humans, is an environment-friendly catalytic center. The strategy was then further proved valid for organocatalyzed metal-free asymmetric catalysis, that is, α-amino acid catalyzed asymmetric aldol reaction. Visible improvement of enantioselectivity was experimentally achieved irrespective of whether the nanosheet-attached α-amino acids were applied as chiral ligands together with catalytic Zn(II) centers or as chiral catalysts alone. The layered double hydroxide nanosheet was clearly found by theoretical calculations to boost ee through both steric and H-bonding effects; this resembles the role of a huge and rigid substituent. PMID:23074138

  19. Lewis base activation of Lewis acids: catalytic, enantioselective vinylogous aldol addition reactions.

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    Denmark, Scott E; Heemstra, John R

    2007-07-20

    The generality of Lewis base catalyzed, Lewis acid mediated, enantioselective vinylogous aldol addition reactions has been investigated. The combination of silicon tetrachloride and chiral phosphoramides is a competent catalyst for highly selective additions of a variety of alpha,beta-unsaturated ketone-, 1,3-diketone-, and alpha,beta-unsaturated amide-derived dienolates to aldehydes. These reactions provided high levels of gamma-site selectivity for a variety of substitution patterns on the dienyl unit. Both ketone- and morpholine amide-derived dienol ethers afforded high enantio- and diastereoselectivity in the addition to conjugated aldehydes. Although alpha,beta-unsaturated ketone-derived dienolate did not react with aliphatic aldehydes, alpha,beta-unsaturated amide-derived dienolates underwent addition at reasonable rates affording high yields of vinylogous aldol product. The enantioselectivities achieved with the morpholine derived-dienolate in the addition to aliphatic aldehydes was the highest afforded to date with the silicon tetrachloride-chiral phosphoramide system. Furthermore, the ability to cleanly convert the morpholine amide to a methyl ketone was demonstrated. PMID:17583959

  20. A convenient enantioselective decarboxylative aldol reaction to access chiral α-hydroxy esters using β-keto acids

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    Zhiqiang Duan

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available We show a convenient decarboxylative aldol process using a scandium catalyst and a PYBOX ligand to generate a series of highly functionalized chiral α-hydroxy esters. The protocol tolerates a broad range of β-keto acids with inactivated aromatic and aliphatic α-keto esters. The possible mechanism is rationalized.

  1. Estruturas elásticas e fadiga muscular

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    Gláucia Andreza Kronbauer

    2013-06-01

    Full Text Available A fadiga muscular pode ser definida pela incapacidade de manter certa tarefa ao longo do tempo; os mecanismos neuromusculares e metabólicos envolvidos na contração muscular estão diretamente associados a esse fenômeno. Este estudo bibliográfico busca descrever as alterações nos elementos contráteis e elásticos envolvidos na contração muscular e sua relação com o desempenho na locomoção. As estruturas contráteis são aquelas que desenvolvem força ativa com gasto de energia metabólica - mecanismo de pontes cruzadas; as elásticas são aquelas que oferecem resistência mecânica ao alongamento sem custo energético - força passiva - e conservam energia elástica para uma nova contração. Após a análise de ambas, é possível afirmar que a fadiga muscular está associada à função das estruturas contráteis e elásticas.

  2. Asymmetric assembly of aldose carbohydrates from formaldehyde and glycolaldehyde by tandem biocatalytic aldol reactions.

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    Szekrenyi, Anna; Garrabou, Xavier; Parella, Teodor; Joglar, Jesús; Bujons, Jordi; Clapés, Pere

    2015-09-01

    The preparation of multifunctional chiral molecules can be greatly simplified by adopting a route via the sequential catalytic assembly of achiral building blocks. The catalytic aldol assembly of prebiotic compounds into stereodefined pentoses and hexoses is an as yet unmet challenge. Such a process would be of remarkable synthetic utility and highly significant with regard to the origin of life. Pursuing an expedient enzymatic approach, here we use engineered D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase from Escherichia coli to prepare a series of three- to six-carbon aldoses by sequential one-pot additions of glycolaldehyde. Notably, the pertinent selection of the aldolase variant provides control of the sugar size. The stereochemical outcome of the addition was also altered to allow the synthesis of L-glucose and related derivatives. Such engineered biocatalysts may offer new routes for the straightforward synthesis of natural molecules and their analogues that circumvent the intricate enzymatic pathways forged by evolution. PMID:26291944

  3. Asymmetric assembly of aldose carbohydrates from formaldehyde and glycolaldehyde by tandem biocatalytic aldol reactions

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    Szekrenyi, Anna; Garrabou, Xavier; Parella, Teodor; Joglar, Jesús; Bujons, Jordi; Clapés, Pere

    2015-09-01

    The preparation of multifunctional chiral molecules can be greatly simplified by adopting a route via the sequential catalytic assembly of achiral building blocks. The catalytic aldol assembly of prebiotic compounds into stereodefined pentoses and hexoses is an as yet unmet challenge. Such a process would be of remarkable synthetic utility and highly significant with regard to the origin of life. Pursuing an expedient enzymatic approach, here we use engineered D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase from Escherichia coli to prepare a series of three- to six-carbon aldoses by sequential one-pot additions of glycolaldehyde. Notably, the pertinent selection of the aldolase variant provides control of the sugar size. The stereochemical outcome of the addition was also altered to allow the synthesis of L-glucose and related derivatives. Such engineered biocatalysts may offer new routes for the straightforward synthesis of natural molecules and their analogues that circumvent the intricate enzymatic pathways forged by evolution.

  4. Estrutura de mercado e tendências da atividade comercial

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    Jefferson Mariano

    2007-11-01

    Full Text Available O presente artigo busca realizar uma caracterização do setor comercial, com ênfase na RMSP, destacando o processo de concentração, evidenciado principalmente no segmento de hiper e supermercados. Na primeira seção, busca-se ilustrar o processo de concentração em alguns segmentos do comércio varejista, à luz das teorias de estrutura de mercado. Na segunda, apresenta se um painel com o perfil dessa atividade econômica, com informações agregadas para Brasil, Estado de São Paulo e Região Metropolitana de São Paulo. Na terceira, são apontadas as tendências e perspectivas do setor.

  5. Teoria básica das estruturas conceptuais

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    Wermelinger, Miguel Alexandre

    1995-01-01

    As Estruturas Conceptuais são um formalismo de representação de conhecimentos baseado em grafos, os chamados grafos conceptuais. A teoria foi inicialmente desenvolvida por John Sowa há dez anos. desde então, uma comunidade científica cada vez mais ampla tem-na utilizado em muitas áreas de aplicação e propôs várias alterações à teoria original. Também está em desenvolvimento uma implementação estado-da-arte gratuita e, além disso, os grafos conceptuais foram adoptados num padrão ANSI em prepar...

  6. A estrutura do sentido: Goldstein e Merleau-Ponty

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    Claudinei Aparecido de Freitas da Silva

    2012-12-01

    Full Text Available Ao reatar o elo mais profundo entre a psicologia e a filosofia, Merleau-Ponty revisita a obra clínica de Kurt Goldstein (1878-1965, reavivando, em especial, seu contributo fenomenológico. As noções de "estrutura" (Gestalt e "sentido" são, aqui, agenciadas quanto a uma compreensão mais integral do comportamento, da vida e da linguagem; alcance que Goldstein obtém, ao estudar os diferentes distúrbios linguísticos, na contramão das teorias intelectualistas e empiristas, essencialmente causais. Ao retomar esse inventário crítico, Merleau-Ponty atenta para o caráter original, dinâmico e, sobretudo, ontológico dessa proposta.

  7. Direct condensation by jet condensers. Final report

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    The project work reported encompasses experiments for investigation of the direct condensation of steam/gas mixtures in jet condensers under emergency conditions. A task of main interest was to establish the database for the dimensioning of an industrial-scale system and the description of processes such as the flow of the steam/gas mixture in the blow-down pipe, the independent suction of cooling water by the jet condenser, and the overall condensation efficiency of these components. Experiments also covered unfavorable conditions of condensation, as e.g. a high amount of non-condensable gases in the mixture, or a low-entrainment temperature difference. In an engineering development system, preliminary tests were made with various commercial jet condensers, such as steam jet liquid pumps or steam jet superheaters in order to evaluate their condensation efficiency. Steam jet liquid pumps are of restricted applicability in safety-conscious systems, as the independent suction of cooling water is strongly limited or even inhibited already at low amounts of inert gas in the mixture, preventing sufficient flow of cooling water. The cooling water flow likewise is reduced by inert gas in the steam jet superheaters, but this reduction stops at a level still allowing almost complete condensation. (orig.)

  8. Determinantes da estrutura de capitais : o caso do sector do calçado

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    Vaz, Sara Raquel

    2015-01-01

    O tema estrutura de capitais tem desenvolvido diversas teorias e tem sido alvo de investigação desde os primeiros estudos de Modigliani e Miller (1958). A presente dissertação tem como objectivo analisar os determinantes da estrutura de capitais, com base em diversas investigações desenvolvidas sobre o tema da estrutura de capitais. Pretende-se verificar quais os factores influenciadores do nível de endividamento de empresas do sector do calçado Português, tentado enquadrar nas teorias rel...

  9. UMA REVISÃO DAS TEORIAS SOBRE A ESTRUTURA DE CAPITAIS DAS EMPRESAS

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    Jorge, Susana Margarida Faustino; Armada, Manuel José da Rocha

    2000-01-01

    Passados quarenta anos sobre a publicação do polémico artigo, em que Modigliani e Miller (1958) demonstraram não existir uma estrutura óptima para os capitais das empresas, defendendo assim que o valor de mercado e custo de capital destas eram independentes da sua estrutura de financiamento, a controvérsia em torno destas considerações subsiste. Depois destes autores, rnuitos outros estudaram o assunto, desenvolvendo urn conjunto diverso de teorias sobre a estrutura de capitais, nas quais ...

  10. High acceleration of the direct aldol reaction cocatalyzed by BINAM-prolinamides and benzoic acid in aqueous media

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    Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Hita López, María del Carmen; Nájera Domingo, Carmen

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    The enantioselective direct aldol reaction, organocatalyzed by recoverable BINAM-prolinamide derivatives can be highly accelerated by a catalytic amount of a carboxylic acid without a detrimental of the obtained enantioselectivities. From the study of suitable acids and reaction conditions, benzoic acid in aqueous DMF or in water was shown to give the best results with high yields and enantioselectivities. Thus, the reaction between p-nitrobenzaldehyde and acetone catalyzed by (Sa)-B...

  11. Accurate Reaction Enthalpies and Sources of Error in DFT Thermochemistry for Aldol, Mannich, and α-Aminoxylation Reactions

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    Wheeler, Steven E.; Moran, Antonio; Pieniazek, Susan N.; Houk, K. N.

    2009-01-01

    Enthalpies for bond-forming reactions that are subject to organocatalysis have been predicted using the high-accuracy CBS-QB3 model chemistry and six DFT functionals. Reaction enthalpies were decomposed into contributions from changes in bonding and other intramolecular effects via the hierarchy of homodesmotic reactions. The order of the reaction exothermicities (aldol < Mannich ≈ α-aminoxylation) arises primarily from changes in formal bond types mediated by contributions from secondary int...

  12. Tandem Aldol-Michael Reactions in Aqueous Diethylamine Medium: A Greener and Efficient Approach to Bis-Pyrimidine Derivatives

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    Al-Majid, Abdullah M.; Assem Barakat; Hany J. AL-Najjar; Mabkhot, Yahia N.; Ghabbour, Hazem A.; Hoong-Kun Fun

    2013-01-01

    A simple protocol, involving the green synthesis for the construction of novel bis-pyrimidine derivatives, 3a–i and 4a–e are accomplished by the aqueous diethylamine media promoted tandem Aldol-Michael reaction between two molecules of barbituric acid derivatives 1a,b with various aldehydes. This efficient synthetic protocol using an economic and environmentally friendly reaction media with versatility and shorter reaction time provides bis-pyrimidine derivatives with high yields (88%–99%)....

  13. Tandem aldol-Michael reactions in aqueous diethylamine medium: a greener and efficient approach to bis-pyrimidine derivatives.

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    Al-Majid, Abdullah M; Barakat, Assem; Al-Najjar, Hany J; Mabkhot, Yahia N; Ghabbour, Hazem A; Fun, Hoong-Kun

    2013-01-01

    A simple protocol, involving the green synthesis for the construction of novel bis-pyrimidine derivatives, 3a-i and 4a-e are accomplished by the aqueous diethylamine media promoted tandem Aldol-Michael reaction between two molecules of barbituric acid derivatives 1a,b with various aldehydes. This efficient synthetic protocol using an economic and environmentally friendly reaction media with versatility and shorter reaction time provides bis-pyrimidine derivatives with high yields (88%-99%). PMID:24317435

  14. L-Prolinamide Catalyzed Aqueous Direct Aldol Reaction: an Environment-friendly Method for the Synthesis of β-Hydroxylketones

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    PENG, Yi-Yuang; LIU, Han; CUI, Ming; CHENG, Jin-Pei

    2007-01-01

    An environment-friendly L-prolinamide catalyzed aldol reaction has been developed. The reaction exhibited broad substrate generality, and high yields with good diastereoselectivity were obtained for cyclic ketones. The simplicity of product isolation, usage of water as environmentally benign reaction medium, and the usage of cheap,readily available and recyclable catalyst make this process promising to be developed for large-scale preparation of β-hydroxyl ketones.

  15. Engineering the donor selectivity of D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase for biocatalytic asymmetric cross-aldol additions of glycolaldehyde.

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    Szekrenyi, Anna; Soler, Anna; Garrabou, Xavier; Guérard-Hélaine, Christine; Parella, Teodor; Joglar, Jesús; Lemaire, Marielle; Bujons, Jordi; Clapés, Pere

    2014-09-22

    D-Fructose-6-phosphate aldolase (FSA) is a unique catalyst for asymmetric cross-aldol additions of glycolaldehyde. A combination of a structure-guided approach of saturation mutagenesis, site-directed mutagenesis, and computational modeling was applied to construct a set of FSA variants that improved the catalytic efficiency towards glycolaldehyde dimerization up to 1800-fold. A combination of mutations in positions L107, A129, and A165 provided a toolbox of FSA variants that expand the synthetic possibilities towards the preparation of aldose-like carbohydrate compounds. The new FSA variants were applied as highly efficient catalysts for cross-aldol additions of glycolaldehyde to N-carbobenzyloxyaminoaldehydes to furnish between 80-98 % aldol adduct under optimized reaction conditions. Donor competition experiments showed high selectivity for glycolaldehyde relative to dihydroxyacetone or hydroxyacetone. These results demonstrate the exceptional malleability of the active site in FSA, which can be remodeled to accept a wide spectrum of donor and acceptor substrates with high efficiency and selectivity. PMID:25146467

  16. Determinantes da folga organizacional em uma empresa com estrutura descentralizada.

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    Ilse Maria Beuren

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo do estudo é identificar os determinantes da folga organizacional em uma empresa com estrutura descentralizada, com ênfase no modo como os controllers das unidades de negócios afetam a folga. Foi realizada uma pesquisa descritiva com abordagem quantitativa, por meio de survey, utilizando o instrumento de pesquisa concebido por Indjejikian e Matëjka (2006, que se constitui de dois questionários, um para o gestor e outro para o controller de cada UN. A empresa objeto de estudo apresenta estrutura descentralizada com 45 UNs, das quais 32 responderam aos questionários. Os resultados da pesquisa indicam que as metas de desempenho, quando o crescimento das UNs é provocado pelo aumento das vendas e do market share, com sacrifício do retorno sobre o investimento no curto e médio prazos, são mais fáceis de alcançar e permitem maior folga organizacional do que em situações de UNs mais estáveis. Também indicam que a folga organizacional é maior em ambientes caracterizados por maior assimetria de informação entre a holding e os gestores das UNs, definidos pelo foco do controller da UN. Os resultados dos testes da relação entre as variáveis foco do controller da UN e folga organizacional evidenciam que os controllers das UNs priorizam o apoio à tomada de decisão na UN, em detrimento de suas responsabilidades com o sistema de controle gerencial corporativo. Quanto maior o tempo de atuação do controller na UN, maior é a sua dedicação às responsabilidades relacionadas à gestão da UN em detrimento do foco nas tarefas da holding. Conclui-se que a relação constatada nesta pesquisa entre o nível de folga organizacional e o foco dos controllers das UNs se coaduna com aquela enunciada no estudo de referência. De maneira geral, os resultados das análises estão alinhados com os da pesquisa de Indjejikian e Matëjka (2006, consideradas as limitações de comparabilidade em função das diferenças amostrais.

  17. Condensation in insulated homes

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    Wiley, R A

    1978-05-28

    A research proposal on condensation in insulated homes is presented. Information is provided on: justification for condensation control; previous work and present outlook (good vapor barrier, condensation and retrofit insulation, vapor barrier decreases condensation, brick-veneer walls, condensation in stress-skin panels, air-conditioned buildings, retrofitting for conservation, study on mobile homes, high indoor relative humidity, report on various homes); and procedure (after funding has been secured). Measures are briefly described on opening walls, testing measures, and retrofitting procedures. An extensive bibliography and additional informative citations are included. (MCW)

  18. Atitude do Consumidor: Estrutura dos Modelos Teóricos

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    Rafael Barreiros Porto

    2010-10-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho visa oferecer uma organização de teorias de atitude originada por meio de levantamento bibliográfico da literatura de psicologia do consumidor. O pesquisador de marketing poderá ver algumas limitações e utilidades da medição do constructo - atitude - muitas vezes concebido através de pesquisas acadêmicas com o fim de compreender o processo de compra ou escolha. Pretendeu-se prover explicações sobre as estruturas formadoras de atitudes em modelos teóricos, ofertando uma classificação de ênfase de investigação empírica dos componentes da atitude. Este ensaio propõe uma agenda de pesquisa na área para que novas estratégias de investigação possam ser elaboradas em marketing.DOI: 10.5585/remark.v9i2.2145

  19. Raízes e estruturas da sociedade brasileira

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    Leonor Natividade de Campos Medeiros

    2014-05-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo teve como objetivo conhecer e refletir as raízes e estruturas da sociedade brasileira, na visão de dois grandes pensadores: Sérgio Buarque de Holanda com Raízes do Brasil e Gilberto Freyre com Casa-Grande & Senzala. Holanda dividiu o Brasil em duas fases a primeira da colonização portuguesa e a segunda uma critica ao Estado Novo. Freyre mostra a organização social, política e econômica da época da colonização e desenvolve seus estudos ao final da década de 1920, época em que o ambiente intelectual brasileiro está sob a força do modernismo. Conclui-se que o pensamento de Holanda e Freyre se assemelha em alguns aspectos e diverge em outros.   Sociologia de Freyre; Sociologia de Holanda; Raízes da sociedade brasileira

  20. Modelling of condensation phenomena

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    Condensation occurs when vapor is cooled sufficiently below the saturation temperature to induce the nucleation of droplets. Such nucleation may occur homogeneously within the vapor or heterogeneously on entrained particular matter. Heterogeneous nucleation may occur on the walls of the system, where the temperature is below the saturation temperature. There are two forms of heterogeneous condensation, drop-wise and film-wise. Another form of condensation occurs when vapor directly contacts to subcooled liquid. In nuclear power plant systems, all forms of condensation may occur during normal operation or accident conditions. In this work the modelling of condensation is surveyed, including the Nusselts' laminar film condensation theory in 1916, Rohsenow's turbulent film condensation model in 1950s, and Chen's models in 1987. Major attention is paid on the film condensation models among various research results because of its importance in engineering applications. It is found that theory, experiment, and empirical correlations for film condensation are well established, but research for drop-wise and direct-contact condensation are not sufficient yet. Condensation models in the best-estimate system codes such as RELAP5/MOD3 and CATHARE2 are also investigated. 3 tabs., 11 figs., 36 refs. (Author)

  1. Expedient synthesis of C-aryl carbohydrates by consecutive biocatalytic benzoin and aldol reactions.

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    Hernández, Karel; Parella, Teodor; Joglar, Jesús; Bujons, Jordi; Pohl, Martina; Clapés, Pere

    2015-02-16

    The introduction of aromatic residues connected by a C-C bond into the non-reducing end of carbohydrates is highly significant for the development of innovative structures with improved binding affinity and selectivity (e.g., C-aril-sLex). In this work, an expedient asymmetric "de novo" synthetic route to new aryl carbohydrate derivatives based on two sequential stereoselectively biocatalytic carboligation reactions is presented. First, the benzoin reaction of aromatic aldehydes to dimethoxyacetaldehyde is conducted, catalyzed by benzaldehyde lyase from Pseudomonas fluorescens biovar I. Then, the α-hydroxyketones formed are reduced by using NaBH4 yielding the anti diol. After acetal hydrolysis, the aldol addition of dihydroxyacetone, hydroxyacetone, or glycolaldehyde catalyzed by the stereocomplementary D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase and L-rhamnulose-1-phosphate aldolase is performed. Both aldolases accept unphosphorylated donor substrates, avoiding the need of handling the phosphate group that the dihydroxyacetone phosphate-dependent aldolases require. In this way, 6-C-aryl-L-sorbose, 6-C-aryl-L-fructose, 6-C-aryl-L-tagatose, and 5-C-aryl-L-xylose derivatives are prepared by using this methodology. PMID:25640727

  2. Rational nanoconjugation improves biocatalytic performance of enzymes: aldol addition catalyzed by immobilized rhamnulose-1-phosphate aldolase.

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    Ardao, Inés; Comenge, Joan; Benaiges, M Dolors; Álvaro, Gregorio; Puntes, Víctor F

    2012-04-17

    Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are attractive materials for the immobilization of enzymes due to several advantages such as high enzyme loading, absence of internal diffusion limitations, and Brownian motion in solution, compared to the conventional immobilization onto porous macroscopic supports. The affinity of AuNPs to different groups present at the protein surface enables direct enzyme binding to the nanoparticle without the need of any coupling agent. Enzyme activity and stability appear to be improved when the biocatalyst is immobilized onto AuNPs. Rhamnulose-1-phosphate aldolase (RhuA) was selected as model enzyme for the immobilization onto AuNPs. The enzyme loading was characterized by four different techniques: surface plasmon resonance (SPR) shift and intensity, dynamic light scattering (DLS), and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). AuNPs-RhuA complexes were further applied as biocatalyst of the aldol addition reaction between dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP) and (S)-Cbz-alaninal during two reaction cycles. In these conditions, an improved reaction yield and selectivity, together with a fourfold activity enhancement were observed, as compared to soluble RhuA. PMID:22428999

  3. Condensate cleaning systems

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    Purpose: To decrease the frequency for the backwash and regeneration operations due to the increase in the differential pressure resulted from claddings captured in a mixed floor type desalter, and decrease the amount of radioactive liquid wastes of claddings from the condensate systems by removing claddings with electromagnetic filters. Constitution: In an existent plant, a valves is disposed between a condensate pump and a mixed floor type desalter. A pipeway is branched from a condensate pipe between the condensate pipe and the valve, through which condensates are transferred by a pump to an electromagnetic filter such as of a high gradient type electromagntic filter to remove claddings, then returned to a condensate pipe between the valve and the mixed floor type desalter and, thereafter, are removed with ionic components in the mixed floor type desalter and fed to the reactor. (Yoshino, Y.)

  4. Of Matters Condensed

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    2015-01-01

    The American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting of condensed matter physics has grown to nearly 10,000 participants, comprises 23 individual APS groups, and even warrants its own hashtag (#apsmarch). Here we analyze the text and data from March Meeting abstracts of the past nine years and discuss trends in condensed matter physics over this time period. We find that in comparison to atomic, molecular, and optical physics, condensed matter changes rapidly, and that condensed matter appears to be moving increasingly toward subject matter that is traditionally in materials science and engineering.

  5. An Expeditious and Safe Synthesis of Some Exocyclic α,β-Unsaturated Ketones by Microwave-Assisted Condensation of Cyclic Ketones with Aromatic Aldehydes over Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate

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    Rina Mondal; Tapas K. Mandal; Mallik, Asok K.

    2012-01-01

    A rapid, efficient, and solvent-free methodology for synthesis of exocyclic α,β-unsaturated ketones of the categories E-3-arylidene-4-chromanones, E-2-arylidene-1-tetralones, E-2-arylidene-1-indanones, E-3-cinnamylidene-4-chromanones, E-2-cinnamylidene-1-tetralones, E-2-cinnamylidene-1-indanones, α,α′-(E,E)-bis(arylidene)-cycloalkanones, and α,α′-(E,E)-bis(cinnamylidene)-cycloalkanones has been developed through cross-aldol condensation of the constituent cyclic ketones and aldehydes by micro...

  6. Tandem Aldol-Michael Reactions in Aqueous Diethylamine Medium: A Greener and Efficient Approach to Bis-Pyrimidine Derivatives

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    Abdullah M. Al-Majid

    2013-12-01

    Full Text Available A simple protocol, involving the green synthesis for the construction of novel bis-pyrimidine derivatives, 3a–i and 4a–e are accomplished by the aqueous diethylamine media promoted tandem Aldol-Michael reaction between two molecules of barbituric acid derivatives 1a,b with various aldehydes. This efficient synthetic protocol using an economic and environmentally friendly reaction media with versatility and shorter reaction time provides bis-pyrimidine derivatives with high yields (88%–99%.

  7. Lewis base activation of Lewis acids. Vinylogous aldol addition reactions of conjugated N,O-silyl ketene acetals to aldehydes.

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    Denmark, Scott E; Heemstra, John R

    2006-02-01

    N,O-Silyl dienyl ketene acetals derived from unsaturated morpholine amides have been developed as highly useful reagents for vinylogous aldol addition reactions. In the presence of SiCl4 and the catalytic action of chiral phosphoramide (R,R)-3, N,O-silyl dienyl ketene acetal 8 undergoes high-yielding and highly site-selective addition to a wide variety of aldehydes with excellent enantioselectivity. Of particular note is the high yields and selectivities obtained from aliphatic aldehydes. Low catalyst loadings (2-5 mol %) can be employed. The morpholine amide serves as a useful precursor for further synthetic manipulation. PMID:16433495

  8. Direct asymmetric vinylogous aldol reaction of allyl ketones with isatins: Divergent synthesis of 3-hydroxy-2-oxindole derivatives

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    2013-05-03

    6 in 1: The highly enantioselective title reaction is mediated by a bifunctional catalyst and leads to E-configured vinylogous aldol products (see scheme). These products are used as common intermediates in the synthesis of six biologically active 3-hydroxy-2-oxindole derivatives (e.g., CPC-1). Computational studies indicated that the observed stereoselectivity is a result of favorable secondary π-π* and H-bonding interactions in the transition state. Copyright © 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

  9. Film condensation of mercury

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    Measurements of vapour-to-surface temperature difference and heat flux for film condensation of mercury on a vertical plane square (side 40 mm) nickel plated copper surface are reported. Thermocouples, accurately located and spaced through the copper condensing block served to measure, by extrapolation, the temperature at the copper-nickel interface and from the temperature gradient, the heat flux. Special care was taken to ensure that the results were not vitiated by the presence in the vapour of non-condensing gases. The results have higher relative precision than other recent heat-transfer measurements for condensation of metals since the present observations were made under conditions (metal used, vapour temperature and condensation rate) for which the vapour-to-surface temperature difference was larger than in the earlier work. The observed vapour-to-surface temperature differences are substantially greater than those given by the Nusselt theory of film condensation. By attributing the excess temperature drop to the vapour-liquid interface, the results are compared with theoretical expressions for interphase matter transfer. As in other recent work, values for the correction factor (or apparent 'condensation coefficient') varied from near unity down to about 0.6. The precision of the present results is such as to reveal a dependence of the correction factor on the condensation rate as well as on the vapour pressure. It was found that both could be satisfactorily correlated by a single dimensionless variable. (author)

  10. Systematic text condensation

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    Malterud, Kirsti

    2012-01-01

    To present background, principles, and procedures for a strategy for qualitative analysis called systematic text condensation and discuss this approach compared with related strategies.......To present background, principles, and procedures for a strategy for qualitative analysis called systematic text condensation and discuss this approach compared with related strategies....

  11. Measure Guideline: Evaporative Condensers

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    German, A [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), Davis, CA (United States); Dakin, B. [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), Davis, CA (United States); Hoeschele, M. [Alliance for Residential Building Innovation (ARBI), Davis, CA (United States)

    2012-03-01

    This measure guideline on evaporative condensers provides information on properly designing, installing, and maintaining evaporative condenser systems as well as understanding the benefits, costs, and tradeoffs. This is a prescriptive approach that outlines selection criteria, design and installation procedures, and operation and maintenance best practices.

  12. Role of pseudoephedrine as chiral auxiliary in the "acetate-type" aldol reaction with chiral aldehydes; asymmetric synthesis of highly functionalized chiral building blocks.

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    Ocejo, Marta; Carrillo, Luisa; Vicario, Jose L; Badía, Dolores; Reyes, Efraim

    2011-01-21

    We have studied in depth the aldol reaction between acetamide enolates and chiral α-heterosubstituted aldehydes using pseudoephedrine as chiral auxiliary under double stereodifferentiation conditions, showing that high diastereoselectivities can only be achieved under the matched combination of reagents and provided that the α-heteroatom-containing substituent of the chiral aldehyde is conveniently protected. Moreover, the obtained highly functionalized aldols have been employed as very useful starting materials for the stereocontrolled preparation of other interesting compounds and chiral building blocks such as pyrrolidines, indolizidines, and densely functionalized β-hydroxy and β-amino ketones using simple and high-yielding methodologies. PMID:21188970

  13. An Environmentally Benign System for Synthesis of β-Hydroxylketones: L-Histidine Asymmetrically Catalyzed Direct Aldol Reactions in Aqueous Micelle and Water-like Media

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    PENG Yi-Yuan; PENG Shu-Jun; DING Qiu-Ping; WANG Qi; CHENG Jin-Pei

    2007-01-01

    The first histidine catalyzed direct aldol reactions of ketones with nitrobenzaldehydes in water and in poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) were reported. It reveals that histidine is a good aldol catalyst for synthesis of β-hydroxylketones in water and in PEG, giving good to excellent yields of the respective products. Better enantioand regioselectivity were achieved using low molecular weight PEG as the media. The results show that histidine and PEG-200 or -300 may constitute a promising environmentally benign system for asymmetric synthesis of β-hydroxylketones.

  14. Chromosome condensation and segmentation

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    Some aspects of chromosome condensation in mammalians -humans especially- were studied by means of cytogenetic techniques of chromosome banding. Two further approaches were adopted: a study of normal condensation as early as prophase, and an analysis of chromosome segmentation induced by physical (temperature and γ-rays) or chemical agents (base analogues, antibiotics, ...) in order to show out the factors liable to affect condensation. Here 'segmentation' means an abnormal chromosome condensation appearing systematically and being reproducible. The study of normal condensation was made possible by the development of a technique based on cell synchronization by thymidine and giving prophasic and prometaphasic cells. Besides, the possibility of inducing R-banding segmentations on these cells by BrdU (5-bromodeoxyuridine) allowed a much finer analysis of karyotypes. Another technique was developed using 5-ACR (5-azacytidine), it allowed to induce a segmentation similar to the one obtained using BrdU and identify heterochromatic areas rich in G-C bases pairs

  15. Versatile colorant syntheses by multiple condensations of acetyl anilines with perylene anhydrides.

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    Jänsch, Daniel; Li, Chen; Chen, Long; Wagner, Manfred; Müllen, Klaus

    2015-02-01

    We report a key step forward in rylene chemistry: the transformation of rylenes into novel chromophore families. The imidization of rylene anhydrides with 2-acetyl anilines could be controlled by the choice of the solvent, thus causing a transformation into either a 4-hydroxyquinoline (4-HQ) or a 4-oxoquinoline (4-OQ) unit. The 4-OQ motif contains an aminoenone group formed by intramolecular aldol condensation and is the first vinylogous rylene imide. The concept of vinylogy was further developed by utilizing 2,6-diacetyl aniline leading to an 3a-aza-1,6-phenalenedione-extended rylene skeleton fully embracing the nitrogen atom. By functionalization of the aminoenone motifs, for example, malononitrile addition at the carbonyl groups, the optical and electronic properties could be further tuned. PMID:25586519

  16. Determinantes da estrutura de capital das empresas de tecnologias da informação

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    O presente estudo pretende identificar os determinantes financeiros da estrutura de capital das empresas de tecnologias de informação e, ao mesmo tempo, verificar o poder explicativo de várias teorias financeiras sobre a estrutura de capital, nomeadamente, a teoria do efeito fiscal, a teoria dos custos de falência, a teoria da agência e a teoria da pecking order. A evidência empírica reforça o poder explicativo da teoria da pecking order e sugere que o crescimento, a rendibilidade, a re...

  17. Os determinantes da estrutura de capitais : Sociedades Anónimas vs Sociedades por Quotas

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    Cardoso, Alexandre de Sales Pereira

    2015-01-01

    O presente trabalho visa estudar e comparar os determinantes das Estruturas de Capitais das empresas portuguesas com a configuração de Sociedades Anónimas e Sociedades por Quotas, no período compreendido entre 2007 e 2012. Modigliani & Miller (1958) foram pioneiros do estudo da temática da Estrutura de Capitais. Várias teorias foram então desenvolvidas em torno desta ao longo do tempo tais como a teoria Pecking Order, teoria Trade-off, teorias de Agência e as teorias de Assimetria de Infor...

  18. Estrutura física das unidades de endoscopia: a realidade do reprocessamento

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    Jackeline Maciel Barbosa; Adenícia Custódia Silva e Souza; Luana Cássia Miranda Ribeiro; Heliny Carneiro Cunha Neves; Francine Vieira Pires; Anaclara Ferreira Veiga Tipple

    2012-01-01

    Pesquisa descritiva realizada nas unidades de Endoscopia Digestiva Alta em 2007, que objetivou analisar a estrutura física da área destinada ao reprocessamento dos endoscópios no município de Goiânia-GO. Os dados foram obtidos e registrados em um check-list mediante observação direta da estrutura física e dos recursos materiais do local de reprocessamento dos endoscópios. Constatou-se que a maioria (95,0%) das unidades de endoscopia possui um fluxo de reprocessamento inadequado. Deficiências ...

  19. Influência da estrutura da paisagem nas comunidades de passeriformes no centro de Portugal

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    Quinta-Nova, L.C.; Tomé, J.; Cabaceira, S.; Fernandez, P.; Roque, N.

    2015-01-01

    O presente trabalho tem como objetivo identificar a relação existente entre as comunidades de passeriformes que nidificam na região Centro de Portugal e a composição e estrutura da paisagem desse território. Procurou-se, igualmente, verificar a importância da rugosidade do terreno na distribuição destas comunidades. Identificaram-se um conjunto de indicadores espaciais (métricas da paisagem e variáveis morfométricas) que, no seu conjunto, caracterizam a estrutura da paisagem, bem como as tipo...

  20. Liquid-Phase Aldol Condesation of Acetaldehyde and Its Kinetics%乙醛液相羟醛缩合反应工艺和动力学

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    伍艳辉; 任伟丽; 梁泽磊; 刘仲能; 吴高胜

    2013-01-01

    考察了KOH,NaOH,Na2CO3,NaOH和Na2CO3混合碱,三乙胺及阴离子交换树脂在乙醛缩合反应过程中的催化性能,以及反应体系的pH值和温度对反应的影响.结果表明,以Na2CO3为催化剂有利于维持反应体系pH稳定,当反应体系pH值为11~12,反应温度35℃时,反应转化率和选择性较高.在不同温度和pH值时进行动力学研究,得到pH值分别为10.4,11.0和11.4的动力学方程和相应的参数,其中pH值为11.4时,反应活化能最小.%The catalytic performance of different catalysts, KOH, NaOH, Na2CO3, mixed alkalis of NaOH and Na2CO3, triethylamine, and anionic exchange resin, in aldol condensation of acetaldehyde, were examined. The effects of solution pH level and reaction temperature on the reaction extent were investigated. The results indicate that a relatively constant pH level could be maintained with Na2CO3 as the catalyst. The reaction has a high conversion and a high selectivity at the reaction temperature of 35 ℃ and the pH range of 11-12. Kinetic studies were then carried out with Na2CO3 as the catalyst at different reaction temperatures and pH levels. The kinetic equations and the corresponding parameters were finally obtained for pH level of 10.4, 11.0, and 11.4, respectively. The activation energy at pH value of 11.4 is the lowest.

  1. Condensation in steam turbines

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    St' astny, M. [SKODA ENERGO zavod TURBINY, Plzen (Czech Republic); Sejna, M. [PC Progress, Praha (Czech Republic)

    1999-07-01

    A new theoretical model has been developed for the computation of a transonic flow of wet-steam through a turbine cascade with consideration of the condensation, completed by investigation of the solubility of NaCl impurity and its concentration in condensation droplets in the flow field. The system of governing equations consists of the 2D Euler Equations linked with other equations for homogeneous condensation, phase exchanges and transport of the liquid phase. The parallel heterogeneous condensation is evaluated on the assumption that, at the saturation line, are present droplets, that originate by the nucleation in the salt solution zone. The flow field with condensation in a typical turbine cascade is discussed. The heterogeneous condensation effect is also tested. The NaCl solubility falls rapidly to zero near the saturation line. The concentration of the NaCl in the droplets of condensation indicates the origin of the salt solution zone for transonic flow. They are analysed the conditions at the profile surface and in the blade boundary layers and the conclusions for the deposit creation and blade surface corrosion are derived. The conclusions are in agreement with the findings on the blades of actual steam turbines. (orig.)

  2. Synthesis of Dendrimer-supported Chiral Bis(oxazoline) Ligands and Their Applications in Aldol Reaction via Aqueous Media

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    CHEN Xiao-min; YANG Bai-yuan; ZHANG Yi-li; QU Xue; FAN Qing-hua

    2004-01-01

    Chiral bis(oxazoline) ligands have been applied in many enatioselective reactions.Recently, studies of the immobilization of bis(oxazoline) on both soluble and insoluble supports have been of great interest. Among the different methods to anchor the homogeneous catadysts, a soluble, polymer-supported catalyst usually achieves higher stereoselectivity and activity because the catalysis can be separated and recycled via simple methods such as solvent precipitation.Dendrimers are highly branched macromolecules having precisely defined molecular structures with nano-scale size. Compared with soluble polymer supports, the dendrimer architecture may offer better control of the deposition of the catalytic species in soluble polymer-based catalysts. Therefore,such catalysts may fill the gap between homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis and combine the advantages of both.In this paper, we report the synthesis of bis(oxazoline)-centered dendrimers and their application in Mukaiyama aldol reaction in aqueous media. It was found that the dendritic chiral bis(oxazolines)showed the similar reactivities and enantioselectivities in the asymmetric copper-catalyzed aldol reaction in aqueous media in comparison to the corresponding small molecular ligands.

  3. Physics of condensed matter

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    Physics of Condensed Matter is designed for a two-semester graduate course on condensed matter physics for students in physics and materials science. While the book offers fundamental ideas and topic areas of condensed matter physics, it also includes many recent topics of interest on which graduate students may choose to do further research. The text can also be used as a one-semester course for advanced undergraduate majors in physics, materials science, solid state chemistry, and electrical engineering, because it offers a breadth of topics applicable to these majors. The book be

  4. A novel convenient preparation of dihydroxyacetone phosphate and its use in enzymatic aldol reactions

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    Effenberger, Franz; Straub, Alexander

    1987-01-01

    A new preparation of the stable barium salt of 2,5-bis(phosphonooxymethyl)-2,5-diethoxy-1,4-dioxane Ba-Image is described, which by treatment with DOWEX 50 H+ gives dihydroxyacetone phosphate (DHAP) in high yield. DHAP prepared by this method was used for aldolase-catalyzed condensations.

  5. THE COLOR GLASS CONDENSATE.

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    2001-08-26

    The Color Glass Condensate is a state of high density gluonic matter which controls the high energy limit of hadronic interactions. Its properties are important for the initial conditions for matter produced at RHIC.

  6. A highly efficient solvent-free asymmetric direct aldol reaction organocatalyzed by recoverable (S)-binam-L-prolinamides. ESI-MS evidence of the enamine-iminium formation.

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    Guillena, Gabriela; Hita, Maria del Carmen; Nájera, Carmen; Viózquez, Santiago F

    2008-08-01

    Recoverable (S(a))-binam-L-prolinamide in combination with benzoic acid is used as catalysts in the direct aldol reaction between cycloalkyl, alkyl, and alpha-functionalized ketones and aldehydes under solvent-free reaction conditions. Three different methods are assayed: simple conventional magnetic stirring, magnetic stirring after previous dissolution in THF and evaporation, and ball mill technique. These procedures allow one to reduce not only the amount of required ketone to 2 equiv but also the reaction time to give the aldol products with regio-, diastereo-, and enantioselectivities comparable to those in organic or aqueous solvents. Generally anti-isomers are mainly obtained with enantioselectivities up to 97%. The reaction can be carried out under these conditions also using aldehydes as nucleophiles, yielding after in situ reduction of the aldol products the corresponding chiral 1,3-diols with moderate to high enantioselectivities mainly as anti-isomers. The aldol reaction has been studied by the use of positive ESI-MS technique, providing the evidence of the formation of the corresponding enamine-iminium intermediates. PMID:18598088

  7. Supported La2O3 and MgO nanoparticles as solid base catalysts for aldol reaction while suppressing dehydration at room temperaure

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    Frey, A.M.; Kumar Karmee, S.; Jong, de K.P.; Bitter, J.H.; Hanefeld, U.

    2013-01-01

    La2O3 and MgO nanoparticles (3–4 nm) supported on carbon nanofibers were evaluated as solid base catalysts for the aldol reaction of benzaldehyde and acetone at room temperature. Both catalysts were found to be highly active and selective with respect to 4-hydroxy-4-phenylbutan-2-one, thus suppressi

  8. Stereoselective Michael Addition and Michael-aldol Tandem Reaction of Diorganyl Diselenides or Disulfides with Conjugated Alkynones Mediated by Samarium Diiodide

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    ZHENG Xing-Liang郑兴良; XU Xiao-Liang许孝良; ZHANG Yong-Min张永敏

    2004-01-01

    Stereoselective Michael addition and Michael-aldol tandem reaction of diorganyl diselenides and disulfides with conjugated alkynones mediated by samarium diiodide were studied. The reaction temperature was critical for the stereoselectivity. β-Organylselenoalkenones or β-organylthioalkenones and γ-organylselenoallylic alcohols orγ-organylthioallylic alcohols were prepared in good yields.

  9. Measure Guideline: Evaporative Condensers

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    German, A.; Dakin, B.; Hoeschele, M.

    2012-03-01

    The purpose of this measure guideline on evaporative condensers is to provide information on a cost-effective solution for energy and demand savings in homes with cooling loads. This is a prescriptive approach that outlines selection criteria, design and installation procedures, and operation and maintenance best practices. This document has been prepared to provide a process for properly designing, installing, and maintaining evaporative condenser systems as well as understanding the benefits, costs, and tradeoffs.

  10. Boilers, evaporators, and condensers

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    This book reports on the boilers, evaporators and condensers that are used in power plants including nuclear power plants. Topics included are forced convection for single-phase side heat exchangers, heat exchanger fouling, industrial heat exchanger design, fossil-fuel-fired boilers, once through boilers, thermodynamic designs of fossil fuel-first boilers, evaporators and condensers in refrigeration and air conditioning systems (with respect to reducing CFC's) and nuclear steam generators

  11. Titanium condenser tubes

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    The corrosion resistance of titanium in sea water is extremely excellent, but titanium tubes are expensive, and the copper alloy tubes resistant in polluted sea water were developed, therefore they were not used practically. In 1970, ammonia attack was found on the copper alloy tubes in the air-cooled portion of condensers, and titanium tubes have been used as the countermeasure. As the result of the use, the galvanic attack an copper alloy tube plates with titanium tubes as cathode and the hydrogen absorption at titanium tube ends owing to excess electrolytic protection were observed, but the corrosion resistance of titanium tubes was perfect. These problems can be controlled by the application of proper electrolytic protection. The condensers with all titanium tubes adopted recently in USA are intended to realize perfectly no-leak condensers as the countermeasure to the corrosion in steam generators of PWR plants. Regarding large condensers of nowadays, three problems are pointed out, namely the vibration of condenser tubes, the method of joining tubes and tube plates, and the tubes of no coolant leak. These three problems in case of titanium tubes were studied, and the problem of the fouling of tubes was also examined. The intervals of supporting plates for titanium tubes should be narrowed. The joining of titanium tubes and titanium tube plates by welding is feasible and promising. The cleaning with sponge balls is effective to control fouling. (Kako, I.)

  12. An Environmentally-Friendly and Catalytic Procedure for Mukaiyama Aldol Reaction Using Organic Catalyst DBU under Solvent Free Conditions

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    SHEN,Zhi-Liang; JI,Shun-Jun; LOH,Teck Peng

    2004-01-01

    @@ Recently, methods based exclusively on organic catalysts have become of major significance in synthetic chemistry.Mukaiyama-aldol reaction, as one of the most important and frequently utilized methods for C-C bond formation, is well documented in literatures recently. A variety of reagents, particularly metal-containing Lewis acids or bases, are known to promote the nucleophilic process. However, many of the reported strategies might have the following limitations from environmental viewpoints: (1) the use of metal-containing catalyst. Some of the catalysts are air or moisture sensitive (such as lithium amide), and crucial reaction conditions are needed; Some of the catalysts derived from poisonous metal (for example: SnCl4, SmI2 etc.) may cause harmful influence on humane body and environment; (2) the use of organic solvent (such as DMF, CH2Cl2 etc.) may bring about environmental pollution and solvent waste.

  13. Condensed matter physics

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    Isihara, A

    2007-01-01

    More than a graduate text and advanced research guide on condensed matter physics, this volume is useful to plasma physicists and polymer chemists, and their students. It emphasizes applications of statistical mechanics to a variety of systems in condensed matter physics rather than theoretical derivations of the principles of statistical mechanics and techniques. Isihara addresses a dozen different subjects in separate chapters, each designed to be directly accessible and used independently of previous chapters. Topics include simple liquids, electron systems and correlations, two-dimensional

  14. An Expeditious and Safe Synthesis of Some Exocyclic α,β-Unsaturated Ketones by Microwave-Assisted Condensation of Cyclic Ketones with Aromatic Aldehydes over Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate

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    Rina Mondal

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available A rapid, efficient, and solvent-free methodology for synthesis of exocyclic α,β-unsaturated ketones of the categories E-3-arylidene-4-chromanones, E-2-arylidene-1-tetralones, E-2-arylidene-1-indanones, E-3-cinnamylidene-4-chromanones, E-2-cinnamylidene-1-tetralones, E-2-cinnamylidene-1-indanones, α,α′-(E,E-bis(arylidene-cycloalkanones, and α,α′-(E,E-bis(cinnamylidene-cycloalkanones has been developed through cross-aldol condensation of the constituent cyclic ketones and aldehydes by microwave irradiation over anhydrous potassium carbonate. However, for condensation of 1-thio-4-chromanones with aromatic aldehydes by this method, the initially formed exocyclic α,β-unsaturated ketone has been found to undergo isomerization yielding 3-(arylmethylthiochromones.

  15. Progress in the Research on Vapor-phase Aldol Condensation to MA and MMA%气相羟醛缩合法制MA及MMA研究进展

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    陈晓晖; 许锡恩

    1998-01-01

    介绍了以丙酸或丙酸酯为原料,用气相羟醛缩合法制甲基丙烯酸(MA)及甲基丙烯酸甲酯(MMA)的研究进展,催化剂载体、负载离子形式、反应条件等对催化剂性能的影响,以及催化剂再生工艺的研究成果及动态,指出气相羟醛缩合法合成MA及MMA是今后的发展方向.

  16. 固体碱催化丙酮Aldol缩合反应%The Aldol Condensation of Acetone on a Solid Alkaline Catalyst

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    徐静莉; 石秀敏; 王树江; 贺岩峰

    2001-01-01

    对丙酮经Aldol缩合制二丙酮醇(DA)的催化剂进行了研究,研制出新型催化剂Ca(OH)2/Al2O3,这种催化剂对丙酮的缩合反应具有较理想的活性及选择性.对催化剂Ca(OH)2/Al2O3的制备条件进行了较为详细的探讨.

  17. Illustrating the Utility of X-Ray Crystallography for Structure Elucidation through a Tandem Aldol Condensation/Diels-Alder Reaction Sequence

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    Hoang, Giang T.; Kubo, Tomohiro; Young, Victor G., Jr.; Kautzky, Jacob A.; Wissinger, Jane E.

    2015-01-01

    Two introductory organic chemistry laboratory experiments are described based on the Diels-Alder reaction of 2,3,4,5-tetraphenylcyclopentadienone, which is synthesized prior to or in a one-pot reaction, with styrene. Students are presented with three possible products, the "endo" and "exo" diastereomers and the decarbonylated…

  18. 戊醛缩合制备异癸烯醛的研究%Preparation of Isodecenoic Aldehydes by Aldol Condensation of Valeraldehyde

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    韩非; 唐忠; 周玉成; 冯仰渝

    2001-01-01

    分别研究了戊醛在液体碱和固体碱存在下进行的缩合反应.考察了不同正异比的戊醛混合物在相应条件下的反应性能.结果表明 ,以11.1~13.6 g/100 mL的NaOH水溶液作稀碱,氢氧化钠与戊醛的体积比为1∶1~2时,可获得大于99%的醛转化率和大于97%的烯醛选择性.回收的稀碱液与新鲜碱液混合后可循环使用.

  19. The Aldol condensation of pseudoionones catalyzed by solid base%固体碱催化Aldol反应合成假紫罗兰酮的研究

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    黄敏; 黄艳仙; 王志辉

    2007-01-01

    制备了两种不同的负载型固体碱催化剂用于假紫罗兰酮的合成.通过对假紫罗兰酮收率的考察,得到了催化活性较好的负载型固体碱K2CO3/MgO;并通过正交实验探讨了催化剂的干燥温度、催化剂的负载量、催化剂的用量以及催化剂的焙烧温度对假紫罗兰酮收率的影响.

  20. Study on Aldol Condensation of Acetaldehyde and Formaldehyde%甲醛、乙醛气相缩合生成丙烯醛的研究

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    杨菊群

    2008-01-01

    对SiO2及其用碱土金属、稀土金属修饰的混合氧化物催化剂进行了表征,并研究了其对甲醛、乙醛缩合生成丙烯醛的催化性能,详细考察了甲醛、乙醛的摩尔比;反应温度;投料速度对乙醛的转化率和生成丙烯醛的选择性等的影响.

  1. 丙二酸发生羟醛缩合时的二次脱羧反应%The second decarboxylation of malonic acid in aldol condensation

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    彭啸; 吴松福; 毛宇; 戴晓畅

    2004-01-01

    丙二酸与对羟基苯甲醛及对羟基间甲氧基苯甲醛反应会发生第二步脱羧,生成对羟基苯乙烯及对羟基间甲氧基苯乙烯,是一种形成对羟基苯乙烯的新方法.而间羟基及其它烷氧基取代苯甲醛则不能发生此反应,讨论了对羟基苯甲醛与丙二酸发生脱羧反应的电子效应.

  2. Discovery-Oriented Approach To Organic Synthesis: Tandem Aldol Condensation-Michael Addition Reactions. Identifying Diastereotopic Hydrogens in an Achiral Molecule by NMR Spectroscopy

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    Wachter-Jurcsak, Nanette; Reddin, Kendra

    2001-09-01

    We have found a beautiful example of anisochrony of diastereotopic acyclic methylene hydrogens in a symmetric diketone, synthesized by techniques traditionally performed in an introductory organic laboratory course. Synthesis of the diketone is high-yielding and easy to carry out, and the products can be directly isolated with a good degree of purity with no need of further manipulation. The reaction can be accomplished in a single laboratory session.

  3. 固体碱催化戊醛缩合的研究%Study of Solid Basic Catalysts for Aldol Condensation of Valeraldehyde

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    韩非

    2003-01-01

    自制了固体碱催化剂用于催化戊醛缩合反应,考察了碱金属、载体、反应温度、反应压力、空速等条件对反应的影响.研究表明,以介孔分子筛为载体的催化剂活性尤其是低温活性明显高于以硅胶为载体的催化剂.自制的固体碱催化剂性能稳定,在2.0MPa,260℃,1.0h-1条件下连续运转27d,仍能保持转化率高于90%、选择性约80%的良好效果.

  4. A Facile Tandem Protocol for the Crossed Aldol Condensation in SiO2.OSO3H Ionic Liquid under Solventless Condition

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    Rajendran, A.; C Karthikeyan

    2011-01-01

    Objectives: Removing organic solvents in chemical synthesis is important in the drive towards benign chemical technologies. Organic solvents are high on the list of toxic compounds due to the problems in containing volatile compounds and the sheer large volume of them used in industry. Some advantages of utilizing solventless reactions are that the compounds are often sufficiently pure to avoid extensive purification using chromatography, the reactions can be rapid, and often reaching substan...

  5. Stereochemistry of the Aldol Condensation Reactions——Zimmerman-Traxler Transition State%Aldol缩合反应的立体化学——Zimmerman-Traxler过渡态

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    何广武; 张振琴; 刘莳; 姜慧君

    2011-01-01

    介绍Aldol缩合反应中Zimmerman-Traxle模型,讨论烯醇盐构型与产物立体化学之间的对应关系:E型烯醇盐倾向生成反式产物,而Z型烯醇盐倾向生成顺式产物.阐述了遵循Zimmerman-Traxle模型需要满足的条件以及影响烯醇盐构型的因素.

  6. 羟醛缩合体系反应精馏研究进展%Advances of Application of Reactive Distillation in Aldol Condensation

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    梁泽磊; 伍艳辉; 刘剑; 刘仲能

    2010-01-01

    对反应精馏技术在羟醛缩合反应体系中的研究和应用现状进行了综述与展望,主要介绍了丙酮缩合反应,甲醇、甲醛缩合反应及乙醛缩合反应精馏的实验研究进展以及相应的反应精馏过程模拟.

  7. Modular invariant gaugino condensation

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    The construction of effective supergravity lagrangians for gaugino condensation is reviewed and recent results are presented that are consistent with modular invariance and yield a positive definite potential of the noscale type. Possible implications for phenomenology are briefly discussed. 29 refs

  8. Bose-Einstein condensation

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    The notion of Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) is introduced in the simple case of a perfect gas of bosons. We show the existence of a singularity that was discovered by Einstein and that appears when the density in the phase space is above a critical value. A few years after the discovery of BEC in several gases, it is interesting to look back at some properties of superfluid helium, the author comments shortly on boiling and evaporation, then on the role of rotons and vortices in the existence of a critical velocity in superfluid helium. The author discusses also the existence of a condensate in a liquid with strong interactions and the pressure variation of its superfluid transition temperature. The discovery of BEC in dilute gases of Rb, Na and Li in magnetic traps has stimulated an enormous revival of the interest in macroscopic quantum behavior of dilute gas at low temperature. Experiments with trapped Bose condensed gases have revealed profound condensed matter behavior of these extremely dilute systems. The author describes the key features of this behavior and discusses theoretical approaches that are being used in the field of quantum gases. Methods of production and of detection of a BEC in gaseous phases are presented, the issue of the cooling of fermion gases and of Boson-fermions mixing is discussed. (A.C.)

  9. Condensed matter physics

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    The condensed matter physics research in the Physics Department of Risoe National Laboratory is predominantly experimental utilising diffraction of neutrons and x-rays. The research topics range from studies of structure, excitations and phase transitions in model systems to studies of ion transport, texture and recrystallization kinetics with a more applied nature. (author)

  10. ESTRUTURA ORGANIZACIONAL E GESTÃO DO CONHECIMENTO

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    Edoardo Perrotti

    2005-11-01

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    Determinar quais os efeitos dos critérios de departamentalização em estruturas organizacionais na geração e disseminação do conhecimento é o objetivo principal proposto nesta pesquisa. Para isto há necessidade de entender como o conhecimento e as informações circulam dentro das organizações, quais tipos de conhecimento são estes, quais processos são utilizados para disseminação dos novos conhecimentos adquiridos, como são gerados os conhecimentos nas organizações, como a empresa está estruturada, dentre outros temas relevantes para o estudo. Com os dados gerais obtidos através da aplicação das entrevistas, foi elaborada uma análise qualitativa para detecção de correlação efetiva entre questões e variáveis. O presente estudo permitiu concluir que a Estrutura Organizacional pode ter efeito substancialmente positivo sobre a Gestão do

  11. Mudança de estrutura moraica do latim ao português

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    Evellyne Patrícia Figueiredo de Sousa Costa

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    Full Text Available Este estudo tem como objetivo investigar a evolução da estrutura moraica do latim ao português. A língua latina apresenta distinção quantitativa vocálica e consonantal: (i sílabas leves, portadoras de uma mora (e.le.men.tum; (ii sílabas pesadas, portadoras de duas moras (bul.ga; (iii sílabas superpesadas, portadoras de três moras segundo a nossa proposta (paul.lum. Diacronicamente, há a perda da distintividade quantitativa dentre as vogais e, na passagem às línguas neorromânicas, a estrutura moraica tem seus efeitos. Diante desse cenário e a partir dos pressupostos da Teoria Moraica de Hayes (1989, investigamos os efeitos dessa mudança através de processos fonológicos envolvidos, tais como ditongação e monotongação. A Teoria Moraica busca caracterizar de que modo as línguas atribuem estrutura moraica e que princípios atuam nessas línguas. Hayes (1989 define mora como uma unidade de peso do tier prosódico que caracteriza o contraste entre sílabas longas e breves, além de contar como uma posição fonológica (segmento longo é representado como duplamente ligado. Propomos que as escolhas feitas pela língua portuguesa, tais como ditongação e monotongação, para lidar com a estrutura moraica latina já estão disponíveis em latim vulgar e que princípios como Stray Erasure e Parasitic Delinking, relacionados com Licenciamento Prosódico atuam na referida mudança.

  12. Investimentos em infra-estrutura e produtividade total dos fatores na agricultura brasileira: 1985-2004

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    Sérgio Magno Mendes

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available Investimentos em infra-estrutura no Brasil reduziram-se significativamente desde a década de 1980, possivelmente comprometendo a Produtividade Total dos Fatores (PTF e a competitividade da agropecuária. Uma adaptação do modelo de Zhang and Fan (2004 para a Índia, utilizando-se o Método Generalizado de Momentos, foi aplicada para verificar os efeitos dos investimentos em infra-estrutura na PTF. Estimou-se que esses investimentos afetam a PTF logo nos primeiros anos, com retorno ocorrendo de 0 a 2 anos. Dos elementos de infra-estrutura analisados, investimentos em rodovia tiveram o maior impacto na PTF, seguidos por investimento em pesquisa, telecomunicações, irrigação e energia elétrica.Infrastructure investments in Brazil were reduced significantly since the decade of 1980, possibly compromising Total Factor Productivity (TFP and agricultural competitivity. In this paper, Solow's growth model with panel data is used to estimate TFP. An adaptation of the model of Zhang and Fan (2004 for India, using the Generalized Method of Moments, was applied to find effect of infrastructure investments on TFP. Estimations suggest that these investments affect agriculture TFP in the first years and its return occurs in the period of 0 to 2 years. Road investments have the highest impact on TFP, followed by investments on research, telecommunications, irrigation, and electric energy.

  13. Bose Condensate in He II

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    The Condensate Saga, now halfway through its fifth decade, is reviewed. The recent neutron-scattering work which has at last convincingly established that there is indeed a Bose Condensate in He II is described

  14. Effect of Microwave Irradiation on the Condensation of 6-Substituted 3-Formylchromones with Some Five-membered Heterocyclic Compounds

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    Nada Pronayova

    2000-02-01

    Full Text Available Different types of 3-substituted 4H-4-oxobenzopyrans were prepared by microwave irradiation as well as by a classical method. The beneficial effect of microwave irradiation on the aldol condensation of 3-formylchromones with 2-imino-1-methylimidazolidine-4-one (creatinine, 2-thioxoimidazolidine-4-one (thiohydantoin and 2-ethyl-2-thioxothiazolidin-4-one (3-ethylrhodanine in different reaction media is described. Our results show that the effect of microwave irradiation on the reactions studied was a shortening of the reaction times and a smooth increase in the yields. The subsequent reactions of the product with some nucleophiles are discussed. The structure of the products was proven by elemental analysis, IR and NMR spectra.

  15. Generalized Bose-Einstein Condensation

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    Mullin, William J.; Sakhel, Asaad R.

    2010-01-01

    Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation (GBEC) involves condensates appearing simultaneously in multiple states. We review examples of the three types in an ideal Bose gas with different geometries. In Type I there is a discrete number of quantum states each having macroscopic occupation; Type II has condensation into a continuous band of states, with each state having macroscopic occupation; in Type III each state is microscopically occupied while the entire condensate band is macroscopically...

  16. A Highly Efficient Solvent-Free Asymmetric Direct Aldol Reaction Organocatalyzed by Recoverable (s)-Binam-L-Prolinamides. ESI-MS Evidence of the Enamine-Iminium Formation

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    Guillena Townley, Gabriela; Hita López, María del Carmen; Nájera Domingo, Carmen; Viózquez Cámara, Santiago Fidel

    2008-01-01

    Recoverable (Sa)-binam-l-prolinamide in combination with benzoic acid is used as catalysts in the direct aldol reaction between cycloalkyl, alkyl, and α-functionalized ketones and aldehydes under solvent-free reaction conditions. Three different methods are assayed: simple conventional magnetic stirring, magnetic stirring after previous dissolution in THF and evaporation, and ball mill technique. These procedures allow one to reduce not only the amount of required ketone to 2 equiv but also t...

  17. Enantioselective organocatalyzed Oxa-Michael-Aldol cascade reactions: Construction of chiral 4H-chromenes with a trifluoromethylated tetrasubstituted carbon stereocenter

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    Zhang, Jing

    2015-03-13

    The first organocatalytic asymmetric synthesis of 4H-chromenes bearing a trifluoromethylated tetrasubstituted carbon center is presented. Chiral secondary amines promote the oxa-Michael-aldol cascade reaction between alkynals and 2-trifluoroacetylphenols via iminium-allenamine activation to produce pharmaceutically important heterocycles with excellent enantioselectivities. The proposed reaction can be scaled-up easily with maintenance of the excellent enantioselectivity. © 2015 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.

  18. Double stereodifferentiation in the "acetate-type" aldol reaction with garner's aldehyde. Stereocontrolled synthesis of polyhydroxylated gamma-amino carbonyl compounds.

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    Vicario, Jose L; Rodriguez, Mónica; Badía, Dolores; Carrillo, Luisa; Reyes, Efraim

    2004-09-01

    [reaction: see text] The aldol reaction of acetamide enolates with protected chiral alpha-amino-beta-hydroxy aldehyde 1 (Garner's aldehyde) has been performed in a stereocontrolled way under double stereodifferentiation conditions using pseudoephedrine as the additional chiral information source attached to the enolate reagent. In addition, the obtained adduct has been transformed into other valuable chiral building blocks such as gamma-amino-beta,delta-dihydroxy acids, esters, and ketones. PMID:15330615

  19. CW laser light condensation.

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    Zhurahov, Michael; Bekker, Alexander; Levit, Boris; Weill, Rafi; Fischer, Baruch

    2016-03-21

    We present a first experimental demonstration of classical CW laser light condensation (LC) in the frequency (mode) domain that verifies its prediction (Fischer and Weill, Opt. Express20, 26704 (2012)). LC is based on weighting the modes in a noisy environment in a loss-gain measure compared to an energy (frequency) scale in Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC). It is characterized by a sharp transition from multi- to single-mode oscillation, occurring when the spectral-filtering (loss-trap) has near the lowest-loss mode ("ground-state") a power-law dependence with an exponent smaller than 1. An important meaning of the many-mode LC system stems from its relation to lasing and photon-BEC. PMID:27136845

  20. Multilayer graphene condenser microphone

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    Todorović, Dejan; Matković, Aleksandar; Milićević, Marijana; Jovanović, Djordje; Gajić, Radoš; Salom, Iva; Spasenović, Marko

    2015-12-01

    Vibrating membranes are the cornerstone of acoustic technology, forming the backbone of modern loudspeakers and microphones. Acoustic performance of a condenser microphone is derived mainly from the membrane’s size, surface mass and achievable static tension. The widely studied and available nickel has been a dominant membrane material for professional microphones for several decades. In this paper we introduce multilayer graphene as a membrane material for condenser microphones. The graphene device outperforms a high end commercial nickel-based microphone over a significant part of the audio spectrum, with a larger than 10 dB enhancement of sensitivity. Our experimental results are supported with numerical simulations, which also show that a 300 layer thick graphene membrane under maximum tension would offer excellent extension of the frequency range, up to 1 MHz.

  1. Condensed matter physics

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    Marder, Michael P

    2010-01-01

    This Second Edition presents an updated review of the whole field of condensed matter physics. It consolidates new and classic topics from disparate sources, teaching not only about the effective masses of electrons in semiconductor crystals and band theory, but also about quasicrystals, dynamics of phase separation, why rubber is more floppy than steel, granular materials, quantum dots, Berry phases, the quantum Hall effect, and Luttinger liquids.

  2. Asymmetric condensed dark matter

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    Aguirre, Anthony; Diez-Tejedor, Alberto

    2016-04-01

    We explore the viability of a boson dark matter candidate with an asymmetry between the number densities of particles and antiparticles. A simple thermal field theory analysis confirms that, under certain general conditions, this component would develop a Bose-Einstein condensate in the early universe that, for appropriate model parameters, could survive the ensuing cosmological evolution until now. The condensation of a dark matter component in equilibrium with the thermal plasma is a relativistic process, hence the amount of matter dictated by the charge asymmetry is complemented by a hot relic density frozen out at the time of decoupling. Contrary to the case of ordinary WIMPs, dark matter particles in a condensate must be lighter than a few tens of eV so that the density from thermal relics is not too large. Big-Bang nucleosynthesis constrains the temperature of decoupling to the scale of the QCD phase transition or above. This requires large dark matter-to-photon ratios and very weak interactions with standard model particles.

  3. Chaos of chiral condensate

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    Hashimoto, Koji; Yoshida, Kentaroh

    2016-01-01

    Assigning a chaos index for vacua of generic quantum field theories is a challenging problem. We find chaotic behavior of chiral condensates of a quantum gauge theory at strong coupling limit, by using the AdS/CFT correspondence. We evaluate the time evolution of homogeneous quark condensates and in an N=2 supersymmetric QCD with the SU(N_c) gauge group at large N_c and at large 't Hooft coupling lambda. At an equivalent classical gravity picture, a Lyapunov exponent is readily defined. We show that the condensates exhibit chaotic behavior for energy density E > (6x10^2) (N_c/lambda^2) (m_q)^4 where m_q is the quark mass. The energy region of the chaotic vacua of the N=2 supersymmetric QCD increases for smaller N_c or larger lambda. The Lyapunov exponent is calculated as a function of the theory (N_c,lambda,E), showing that the N=2 supersymmetric QCD is more chaotic for smaller N_c.

  4. Monopole condensation and confinement

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    To understand the mechanism of confinement is important in order to explain hadron physics out of QCD. After the abelian projection, QCD can be regarded as an abelian theory with electric charges and monopoles. If the monopoles make Bose condensation, charged quarks and gluons are confined due to the dual Meissner effect. Monte Carlo simulation was performed to test whether the conjecture is true or not at least on lattices. The results in 1995 were reported in three papers. In three topics of monopole dynamics in abelian projected QCD, the detailed analysis of SU(2) monopole action obtained after the block-spin transformation on the dual lattice, the results of SU(3) monopole action and the new gauges showing abelian and monopole dominances are reported. In monopole condensation and Polyakov loop in finite-temperature pure QCD, the relation between the abelian monopole condensation and the deconfinement phase transition of the finite temperature pure QCD is reported, and the boundary conditions and the cases of SU(2) and SU(3) are described. In disorder parameter of confinement, the disorder parameter in SU(2) QCD and the numerical simulation in finite temperature SU(2) QCD are reported. (K.I.)

  5. Highly selective condensation of biomass-derived methyl ketones as a source of aviation fuel.

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    Sacia, Eric R; Balakrishnan, Madhesan; Deaner, Matthew H; Goulas, Konstantinos A; Toste, F Dean; Bell, Alexis T

    2015-05-22

    Aviation fuel (i.e., jet fuel) requires a mixture of C9 -C16 hydrocarbons having both a high energy density and a low freezing point. While jet fuel is currently produced from petroleum, increasing concern with the release of CO2 into the atmosphere from the combustion of petroleum-based fuels has led to policy changes mandating the inclusion of biomass-based fuels into the fuel pool. Here we report a novel way to produce a mixture of branched cyclohexane derivatives in very high yield (>94 %) that match or exceed many required properties of jet fuel. As starting materials, we use a mixture of n-alkyl methyl ketones and their derivatives obtained from biomass. These synthons are condensed into trimers via base-catalyzed aldol condensation and Michael addition. Hydrodeoxygenation of these products yields mixtures of C12 -C21 branched, cyclic alkanes. Using models for predicting the carbon number distribution obtained from a mixture of n-alkyl methyl ketones and for predicting the boiling point distribution of the final mixture of cyclic alkanes, we show that it is possible to define the mixture of synthons that will closely reproduce the distillation curve of traditional jet fuel. PMID:25891778

  6. Influência das estruturas bacterianas externas na inativação fotodinâmica por uma porfirina catiónica

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    Pereira, Marlene António

    2014-01-01

    Os principais alvos da inativação fotodinâmica (PDI) são as estruturas bacterianas externas, membrana citoplasmática e parede celular. Neste trabalho foi avaliado o efeito das estruturas bacterianas externas na eficiência da PDI. Para alcançar este objectivo foram selecionadas 8 bactérias com estruturas externas distintas; 4 bactérias de Gram negativo (Escherichia coli, com estruturas externas típicas das bactérias de Gram negativo; Aeromonas salmonicida, Aeromonas hydrophila ambas com uma ca...

  7. Soft Condensed Matter

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    The author states in the preface of the book that the aim is '...to give a unified overview of the various aspects of the physics of soft condensed matter'. The book succeeds in fulfilling this aim in many respects. The style is fluent and concise and gives the necessary explanations to make its content understandable to people with some knowledge of the basic principles of physics. The content of the book is complete enough to give a panoramic view of the landscape of soft condensed matter. The first two chapters give, respectively, a short introduction and a presentation of forces, energies and timescales, giving a general overview and pointing out the particular importance of different aspects such as timescales, which are much more important in soft condensed matter than in traditional or 'hard' condensed matter. The next chapter, devoted to phase transition, recalls that the equilibrium between two phases is controlled by free energy considerations. Spinodal decomposition is presented as a counterpart of nucleation and growth. Again, characteristic length scales are considered and applied to a phase separation mixture of polymers in a common solvent. The following three chapters are devoted respectively to specific topics: colloidal dispersion, polymers and gelation. The stability and phase behaviour of colloids are related to the interaction between colloidal particles. Properties of colloidal crystals as well as colloidal dispersion are depicted in terms of stabilization of crystalline colloids. The flow properties of colloidal dispersion are presented in terms of free energy minimization and the structure of the dispersion. After a brief introduction to polymer chemistry and architecture, the coil-globule transition is discussed. Viscoelasticity of polymers is described and discussed by introducing the notion of entanglement. This leads to the introduction of the tube model and the theory of reptation. The sol-gel transition is presented phenomenologically

  8. The condensed matter physics

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    The 1988 progress report of the laboratory of the Condensed Matter Physics (Polytechnic School, France), is presented. The Laboratory activities are related to the physics of semiconductors and disordered phases. The electrical and optical properties of the semiconductors, mixed conductor, superionic conductors and ceramics, are studied. Moreover, the interfaces of those systems and the sol-gel inorganic polymerization phenomena, are investigated. The most important results obtained, concern the following investigations: the electrochemical field effect transistor, the cathodoluminescence, the low energy secondary electrons emission, the fluctuations of a two-dimensional diffused junction and the aerogels

  9. Confinement Contains Condensates

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    Brodsky, Stanley J.; Roberts, Craig D.; Shrock, Robert; Tandy, Peter C.

    2012-03-12

    Dynamical chiral symmetry breaking and its connection to the generation of hadron masses has historically been viewed as a vacuum phenomenon. We argue that confinement makes such a position untenable. If quark-hadron duality is a reality in QCD, then condensates, those quantities that have commonly been viewed as constant empirical mass-scales that fill all spacetime, are instead wholly contained within hadrons; i.e., they are a property of hadrons themselves and expressed, e.g., in their Bethe-Salpeter or light-front wave functions. We explain that this paradigm is consistent with empirical evidence, and incidentally expose misconceptions in a recent Comment.

  10. Mathematical model for aldol addition catalyzed by two D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolases variants overexpressed in E. coli.

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    Sudar, Martina; Findrik, Zvjezdana; Vasić-Rački, Durđa; Clapés, Pere; Lozano, Carles

    2013-09-10

    Two D-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase variants namely, single variant FSA A129S and double variant FSA A129S/A165G, were used as catalysts in the aldol addition of dihydroxyacetone (DHA) to N-Cbz-3-aminopropanal. Mathematical model for reaction catalyzed by both enzymes, consisting of kinetic and mass balance equations, was developed. Kinetic parameters were estimated from the experimental data gathered by using the initial reaction rate method. The model was validated in the batch and continuously operated ultrafiltration membrane reactor (UFMR). The same type of kinetic model could be applied for both enzymes. The operational stability of the aldolases was assessed by measuring enzyme activity during the experiments. FSA A129S/A165G had better operational stability in the batch reactor (half-life time 26.7 h) in comparison to FSA A129S (half-life time 5.78 h). Both variants were unstable in the continuously operated UFMR in which half-life times were 1.99 and 3.64 h for FSA A129S and FSA A129S/A165G, respectively. PMID:23876482

  11. Aldol addition of dihydroxyacetone to N-Cbz-3-aminopropanal catalyzed by two aldolases variants in microreactors.

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    Sudar, Martina; Findrik, Zvjezdana; Vasić-Rački, Durđa; Clapés, Pere; Lozano, Carles

    2013-06-10

    Aldol addition of dihydroxyacetone to N-Cbz-3-aminopropanal catalyzed by two d-fructose-6-phosphate aldolase variants, FSA A129S and FSA A129S/A165G, overexpressed in Escherichia coli was studied in microreactors. The presence of organic solvent was necessary due to poor solubility of N-Cbz-3-aminopropanal in water. Hence, three co-solvents were evaluated: ethyl acetate, acetonitrile and dimethylformamide (DMF). The influence of these solvents and their concentration on the enzyme activity was independently tested and it was found that all solvents significantly reduce the activity of FSA depending on their concentration. The reaction was carried out in three different microreactors; two without and one with micromixers. By increasing enzyme concentration, it was possible to achieve higher substrate conversion at lower residence time. Enzyme activity measured at the outlet flow of the microreactor at different residence time revealed that enzymes are more stable at lower residence times due to shorter time of exposure to organic solvent. The reaction in the batch reactor was compared with the results in microreactor with micromixers. Volume productivity was more than three fold higher in microreactor with micromixers than in the batch reactor for both aldolases. It was found to be 0.88Md(-1) and 0.80Md(-1) for FSA A129S and FSA A129S/A165G, respectively. PMID:23683703

  12. CONDENSATION OF WATER VAPOR IN A VERTICAL TUBE CONDENSER

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    Jan Havlík; Tomáš Dlouhý

    2015-01-01

    This paper presents an analysis of heat transfer in the process of condensation of water vapor in a vertical shell-and-tube condenser. We analyze the use of the Nusselt model for calculating the condensation heat transfer coefficient (HTC) inside a vertical tube and the Kern, Bell-Delaware and Stream-flow analysis methods for calculating the shell-side HTC from tubes to cooling water. These methods are experimentally verified for a specific condenser of waste process vapor containing air. The...

  13. Spinor condensates and light scattering from Bose-Einstein condensates

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    These notes discuss-two aspects of the physics of atomic Bose-Einstein condensates: optical properties and spinor condensates. The first topic includes light scattering experiments which probe the excitations of a condensate in both the free-particle and phonon regime. At higher light intensity, a new form of superradiance and phase-coherent matter wave amplification were observed. We also discuss properties of spinor condensates and describe studies of ground-state spin domain structures and dynamical studies which revealed metastable excited states and quantum tunneling. (authors)

  14. Estruturas motoras e conduta escolar dos portadores de deficiência mental - PDMs

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    Pedro Antônio Batistella

    2004-03-01

    Full Text Available Este estudo, teve como objetivo avaliar as estruturas motoras nas variáveis: coordenação motora ampla, fina e equilíbrio, e a conduta escolar nas variáveis: hiperatividade, socialização, ansiedade e inatenção. Para realizar a coleta de dados, foi utilizado a Escala de Desenvolvimento Motor (EDM, proposta por Rosa Neto (1996, e a Escala de Avaliação do Comportamento Infantil para o Professor (EACI–P, proposta por Brito (1999. A amostra foi constituída de 11 Portadores de Deficiência Mental (PDM, sendo 06 do sexo feminino e 05 do sexo masculino, com idade entre 08 e 16 anos da APAE de Ijuí- RS. Os dados foram tratados através da inferência percentual (conduta escolar e estatística descritiva (estruturas motoras. A maioria dos PDM não apresentaram índices elevados nas variáveis relativas a conduta escolar, no entanto, no que se refere a coordenação motora ampla, coordenação motora fina e equilíbrio, observou-se índices inferiores, em relação aos padrões ideais propostos por Rosa Neto (1996. Assim foi possível concluir que os PDM da APAE de Ijuí devem ter incluso em seus programas atividades físicas que proporcionem um maior desenvolvimento das estruturas motoras.Palavras-chave: ansiedade, hiperatividade, coordenação, equilíbrio, deficiência mental.

  15. ESTRUTURA ORGANIZACIONAL E GESTÃO DO CONHECIMENTO [doi: 10.5329/RECADM.20050402002

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    Edoardo Perrotti; Eduardo Pinheiro Gondim de Vasconcellos

    2005-01-01

    Resumo Determinar quais os efeitos dos critérios de departamentalização em estruturas organizacionais na geração e disseminação do conhecimento é o objetivo principal proposto nesta pesquisa. Para isto há necessidade de entender como o conhecimento e as informações circulam dentro das organizações, quais tipos de conhecimento são estes, quais processos são utilizados para dissemina&cce...

  16. Estruturação de assembleias de peixes recifais em múltiplas escalas

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    Gomes, Mariana Bender

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    Resumo: Os mecanismos por trás da estruturação de comunidades constituem uma questão central em ecologia e biogeografia. Identificar estes mecanismos é fundamental para prever as implicações da perda da biodiversidade no futuro. Uma gama de processos atuam em diferentes escalas temporais e espaciais interagem para produzir comunidades ecológicas. Além disso, tais processos podem influenciar de maneira distinta os componentes taxonômico, funcional e filogenético das comunidades. Neste estudo i...

  17. A estrutura conceptual da informação financeira e o governo das sociedades

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    Oliveira, Helena Maria Santos de

    2015-01-01

    A informação contabilística constitui um dos pilares fundamentais para a formação de juízos e tomada de decisões empresariais e, para isso, deve cumprir os requisitos de qualidade, objectividade, transparência, rigor, responsabilidade e independência. Para o efeito, a informação é elaborada com base em políticas e critérios contabilísticos, conceitos e pressupostos subjacentes à “Estrutura Conceptual” dos normativos emitidos por organismos nacionais e internacionais, e em princ...

  18. Into the box : o panorama actual, a mega-estrutura, o poliestireno expandido e o empreendedorismo

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    Machado, Rui Pedro

    2013-01-01

    Foi durante a preparação desta tese de mestrado que me surgiu a oportunidade de realizar um estágio, com uma bolsa da universidade, num conceituado atelier europeu. O fascínio e curiosidade pelas obras de Antón Garcia-Abril e o seu atelier Ensamble Studio não me deixaram dúvidas na hora de escolher e rapidamente parti para Madrid. Nos quatro meses de estágio a minha colaboração, entre outros projectos, esteve centrada no desenvolvimento de estruturas em poliestireno expandido. ...

  19. Avaliação da potencialidade do laser scanner terrestre no monitoramento de estruturas

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    Lenartovicz, Igor Ribeiro

    2013-01-01

    Resumo: Com o objetivo principal de avaliar a potencialidade da utilização de um LST (Laser Scanner Terrestre) no monitoramento de barragens, com estudo de caso na UHE Mauá localizada no rio Tibagi, na divisa entre os municípios de Ortigueira e Telêmaco Borba, foram realizados escaneamentos a jusante da estrutura da barragem em duas diferentes épocas, antes e depois da formação de seu reservatório. As nuvens de pontos do laser foram integradas aos dados de um levantamento com estação total, ...

  20. Tumor misto do rim com estrutura de Miosarcoma Mipernefroma e blastema renal em individuo adulto

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    A. Penna de Azevedo

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    Full Text Available O A. descreve um caso de turmor misto do rim, em indivíduo do sexo masculino, com 58 anos de idade. A doença teve evolução lenta, somente sendo suspeitada, quando atingiu a fase final. O exame necroscópico revelou a existência de volumoso tumor do rim direito, apresentando forma bosselada, medindo 19 x 10 x 10 cm e pesando 940 g. A massa tumoral destrói quase completamente a estrutura renal, desta pouca restando reconhecivel. Fora do rim, encontra-se tambem tecido blastomatoso no figado, nos gânglios linfáticos mesentéricos, no peritônio e no epiploon. A estrutura do tumor, observada nos cortes histológicos, é variavel conforme o tecido examinado: no rim hipernefroma; fígado, gãnglios linfáticos, nos nódulos do peritônio e do epiploon, sarcoma mioblástico; em alguns gânglios do mesentério, alem da estrutura de sarcoma mioblástico, existe tecido nefrógeno, representado por formações pouco numerosas, constituidas por túbulos epiteliais, reproduzindo a estrutura de túbulo urinífero. casos desta natureza teem sido referidos com particular raridade, muito se aproximando o caso estudado do descrito por CHEVREL-BODIN e MARUELLE.The A. describes a case of mixed tumor of the kidney in a 58-year-old male individual. The disease underwent a slow evolution, only being suspected when it attained its final stage. The post mortem examination revealed the presence of a bulky tumor of the right kidney, of a bosselated surface, measuring 19 x 10 x 10 cms. and 940 grs. in weigtht. The tumoral mass destroys the whole kidney structure, of which but very little of recognizable tissue is left. Outside the kidney, blastomatous tissue is also met with in the liver, mesenteric lymphatic glands, peritoneum and apiploon. The tumor structura observed on histological section, varies in conformity with the tissue examined: hipernephroma in the kidney; myoblastic sarcoma in the liver, lymphatic glands, nodules of the peritoneum and epiploon; in some

  1. Estudo da compatibilidade entre estruturas e formas geométricas nos tecidos Jacquard

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    Leite, António José Frasco

    2003-01-01

    Foi objectivo deste trabalho o estudo da existência e compatibilidade entre as estruturas fundamentais ou base utilizadas na tecelagem (tafetá, sarja e cetim) e a sua aplicabilidade na obtenção de figuras geométricas em tecido Jacquard. Este trabalho iniciou-se com o enquadramento da evolução da indústria têxtil de tecelagem num contexto histórico. Posteriormente são descritos os processos de tecelagem básicos necessários para a obtenção do tecido. Numa primeira abordagem é descrito toda a...

  2. Impacto de baixa velocidade em estruturas sandwich à base de cortiça

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    Nunes, Cláudia Patrícia Zeferino

    2009-01-01

    Os componentes tipo sandwich têm alcançado uma vasta aceitação em aplicações estruturais, devido às suas vantagens relativamente a outros materiais em termos de melhoria de estabilidade, elevada rigidez e resistência específicas. Os compósitos à base de aglomerados de cortiça apresentam-se como uma das alternativas mais promissoras aos materiais sintéticos para a construção de estruturas sandwich. Além das suas características estruturais únicas que permitem, entre outros aspectos, uma melhor...

  3. Estudo da qualidade do projeto de estruturas de edifícios

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    Lino, José Carlos; Sena-Cruz, José; Fernandes, Christophe

    2012-01-01

    No contexto nacional, a preocupação pela garantia de qualidade dos projetos de estruturas tem vindo a ganhar cada vez mais importância. De facto, esta temática tem sido discutida de forma a sensibilizar os engenheiros para a necessidade de executarem os seus projetos, cada vez, com maior qualidade, visto que, esta componente/etapa tem implicações determinantes no sucesso de todo o ciclo das atividades associadas ao processo construtivo. Da pesquisa efetuada foi possível conclui...

  4. Estruturas flexíveis multicamada para gestão de humidade

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    Madeira, Manuela José Cubelo Torres da Fonseca e

    2009-01-01

    O conforto é uma necessidade para a maioria das pessoas. A busca de vestuário que se adapte às condições ambientais tornou-se essencial. Queremos materiais que nos mantenham quentes ou frescos, em condições de frio ou calor, e sejam capazes de nos manter secos se chover, ou se transpirarmos, devido a actividade intensa, ou simplesmente porque está quente. O objectivo principal deste trabalho era desenvolver uma estrutura multicamada respirável, para posterior aplicação num sapato perfurado...

  5. Estrutura de capital e determinantes da rendibilidade das empresas do distrito de Santarém

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    Dias, Carla Patrícia Simão

    2012-01-01

    Com a publicação do artigo: The Cost of Capital Corporate Finance and Theory of Investiment, Modigliani e Miller (1958) defendiam que a estrutura de capital era irrelevante para a criação de valor para as empresas. Modigliani e Miller demonstraram que empresas idênticas tinham o mesmo valor independentemente do seu financiamento se efetuar através de capitais próprios ou pelo recurso à dívida. A teoria defendida por Modigliani e Miller foi alvo de críticas e com elas surgem out...

  6. Condensates in Relativistic Scalar Theories

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    Moore, Guy D

    2015-01-01

    Scalar field theory with large infrared initial occupancy develops very large deep-infrared occupancy, which locally resembles a Bose-Einstein condensate. We study the structure and spatial coherence of this condensate. The O(N) symmetric theory with N>1 is qualitatively different than N=1. We explain the thermodynamical reason why, for N>1, the condensate locally carries nearly maximal conserved charge density. We also show how this property impedes the condensate's decay, and we show that it prevents the condensate from ever becoming fully spatially homogeneous. For N <= 4 the condensate can carry topological defects, but these do not appear to control the large-k tail in its power spectrum, which is the same for N=8 where there are no topological defects.

  7. Analysis of transition state theory for condensation

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    2002-01-01

    By statistically analyzing the condensation process and reconsidering the transition state theory for condensation and evaporation, we first presented a completed theoretical formula of the condensation coefficient. Namely, the unknown parameters contained within the transition state theoretical calculation of the condensation coefficient are determined. The condensation coefficients calculated from this formula agree well with those from molecular dynamics simulations. With this formula, the classical expression of the condensation flux developed from the gas kinetic theory can be used to predict the condensation flux.

  8. Estrutura e Dinâmica do Sistema Afectivo das Dimensões de Avaliação às Estruturas de Acção - Emoções

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    Cardoso, Francisco Manuel dos Santos

    2008-01-01

    Tese de Doutoramento em Psicologia Tivemos como principal propósito a apresentação de uma hermenêutica para o sistema afectivo que se oferecesse também como tela para o desenvolvimento da presente dissertação. Nessa sequência, ao longo da primeira parte desenvolvemos uma reflexão que procurou realçar uma estrutura de representação para o sistema afectivo que confluiu para uma estrutura bipolar arquitectada por um sistema hedónico definido pela dimensão bivalente prazer versus desprazer e p...

  9. A utilização de varões de GFRP nas estruturas de betão armado

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    Camacho, Escórcio Lisandra de Fátima Cró

    2014-01-01

    A crescente preocupação com a deterioração e consequente reparação e reabilitação das estruturas de betão armado tradicionais, sobretudo devido ao fenómeno da corrosão associada aos varões de aço, que afecta significativamente a durabilidade deste tipo de estruturas, tem impulsionado a introdução dos varões de GFRP na área da engenharia civil. A progressiva utilização dos varões de GFRP, nas estruturas de betão armado, surge não só no sentido de colmatar as deficiências apresentadas pelo a...

  10. Liberalização comercial e estruturas de emprego e salário

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    Jorge Saba Arbache

    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo investiga se a liberalização comercial introduzida no Brasil em fins da década de 1980 afetou as estruturas de emprego e salários. Analisaram-se os dados da indústria manufatureira entre 1987 e 1998, período pré e pós-abertura, e encontraram-se evidências de que tanto a diminuição das tarifas de importação como o aumento dos fluxos comerciais pouco mudaram a participação relativa do emprego e os prêmios salariais inter-industriais. Mostra-se que esses resultados estão associados à elevadíssima estabilidade das estruturas de emprego e salários no Brasil.This article investigates whether the trade liberalization introduced in Brazil by the end of the 1980s and beginning of the 1990s affected the structure of employment and wages. We use manufacturing sector data from 1987 to 1998 and found evidence that neither the decrease of import tariffs nor the higher trade flow affected the employment shares and inter-industry wage premia. We show that these results are due to the very high stability of employment shares and relative wages.

  11. Estrutura física das unidades de endoscopia: a realidade do reprocessamento

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    Jackeline Maciel Barbosa

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Pesquisa descritiva realizada nas unidades de Endoscopia Digestiva Alta em 2007, que objetivou analisar a estrutura física da área destinada ao reprocessamento dos endoscópios no município de Goiânia-GO. Os dados foram obtidos e registrados em um check-list mediante observação direta da estrutura física e dos recursos materiais do local de reprocessamento dos endoscópios. Constatou-se que a maioria (95,0% das unidades de endoscopia possui um fluxo de reprocessamento inadequado. Deficiências estruturais foram observadas nos locais de reprocessamento, tais como tipo de revestimento, piso, forro contínuo, presença de pia para higienização das mãos, ausência de exaustor e ponto de ar comprimido. Concluiu-se que as deficiências estruturais identificadas potencializam o risco químico e biológico tanto para o profissional, quanto para o usuário e ainda podem comprometer o reprocessamento adequado dos endoscópios.

  12. Black Hole Bose Condensation

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    General consensus on the nature of the degrees of freedom responsible for the black hole entropy remains elusive despite decades of effort dedicated to the problem. Different approaches to quantum gravity disagree in their description of the microstates and, more significantly, in the statistics used to count them. In some approaches (string theory, AdS/CFT) the elementary degrees of freedom are indistinguishable, whereas they must be treated as distinguishable in other approaches to quantum gravity (eg., LQG) in order to recover the Bekenstein-Hawking area-entropy law. However, different statistics will imply different behaviors of the black hole outside the thermodynamic limit. We illustrate this point by quantizing the Bañados-Teitelboim-Zanelli (BTZ) black hole, for which we argue that Bose condensation will occur leading to a cold, stable remnant

  13. Black Hole Bose Condensation

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    Vaz, Cenalo; Wijewardhana, L. C. R.

    2013-12-01

    General consensus on the nature of the degrees of freedom responsible for the black hole entropy remains elusive despite decades of effort dedicated to the problem. Different approaches to quantum gravity disagree in their description of the microstates and, more significantly, in the statistics used to count them. In some approaches (string theory, AdS/CFT) the elementary degrees of freedom are indistinguishable, whereas they must be treated as distinguishable in other approaches to quantum gravity (eg., LQG) in order to recover the Bekenstein-Hawking area-entropy law. However, different statistics will imply different behaviors of the black hole outside the thermodynamic limit. We illustrate this point by quantizing the Bañados-Teitelboim-Zanelli (BTZ) black hole, for which we argue that Bose condensation will occur leading to a "cold", stable remnant.

  14. Condensate filtering device

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    In a condensate filtering device of a nuclear power plant, a water collecting pipe is disposed over the entire length, an end of a hollow thread is in communication with the water collecting pipe and secured. If the length of the water collecting pipe is extended, a filtering device of an optional length can be obtained irrespective of the length of the hollow thread. Therefore, since there is no need to connect units upon constituting a module, flow of cleaning gases is not restricted at connection portions. Accordingly, even if the volume of the device is increased by the extension of the module, the working life of the module is not degraded. (T.M.)

  15. Microgravity condensing heat exchanger

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    Thomas, Christopher M. (Inventor); Ma, Yonghui (Inventor); North, Andrew (Inventor); Weislogel, Mark M. (Inventor)

    2011-01-01

    A heat exchanger having a plurality of heat exchanging aluminum fins with hydrophilic condensing surfaces which are stacked and clamped between two cold plates. The cold plates are aligned radially along a plane extending through the axis of a cylindrical duct and hold the stacked and clamped portions of the heat exchanging fins along the axis of the cylindrical duct. The fins extend outwardly from the clamped portions along approximately radial planes. The spacing between fins is symmetric about the cold plates, and are somewhat more closely spaced as the angle they make with the cold plates approaches 90.degree.. Passageways extend through the fins between vertex spaces which provide capillary storage and communicate with passageways formed in the stacked and clamped portions of the fins, which communicate with water drains connected to a pump externally to the duct. Water with no entrained air is drawn from the capillary spaces.

  16. Optimização de uma estrutura para absorção de energia de impacto

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    Franco, Tiago Daniel Heliodoro

    2008-01-01

    A partir de um modelo automóvel proposto por um designer foram modeladas, em software CAD comercial, estruturas compatíveis para o chassis e para a carroçaria, seguindo algumas das práticas usadas na indústria automóvel. A estrutura modelada foi sujeita a testes de simulação numérica, usando o ABAQUS, um software comercial que usa o Método dos Elementos Finitos. Foram usados dois materiais, um aço e um alumínio, de modo a poder tomar uma decisão sobre o material mais apropri...

  17. Estrutura de capital das pequenas e médias empresas : evidência no mercado português

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    Novo, António João Figueiredo

    2009-01-01

    A principal razão deste trabalho é testar a relevância das diferentes teorias que explicam a Estrutura de Capital das Pequenas e Médias Empresas, evidenciando o caso Português. As teorias da Estrutura de Capital têm sido amplamente estudadas nos últimos anos, tendo ganho força no início da década de 50 com o trabalho desenvolvido por Modigliani e Miller. Estes dois autores foram os precursores de toda a temática acerca da composição do financiamento que as empresas adopta...

  18. Controlo dinâmico ativo piezoelétrico de estruturas: atuação pulsada

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    Lima, Duarte Nuno Fernandes Garcia

    2013-01-01

    Com a crescente procura de processos de precisão cresce também a necessi-dade de mecanismos que sejam capazes de controlar os fenómenos oscilató-rios de estruturas. No entanto, estes mecanismos que permitem controlar estruturas são, normalmente, dispendiosos em termos energéticos (quando se tratam de mecanismos ativos de controlo). Este é um fator determinante ao nível financeiro e ao nível da sustentabilidade energética, sendo ambos estes aspetos preponderantes na sociedade moderna. Tendo...

  19. Influência da estrutura da paisagem nas comunidades avifaunísticas. Caso de estudo: Beira Interior Sul

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    Tomé, J.; Quinta-Nova, L.C.; Fernandez, P.

    2013-01-01

    O estudo teve como objectivo identificar a relação existente entre as comunidades de aves que nidificam na sub-região Beira Interior Sul (BIS) e a estrutura e composição da paisagem desse território. Procurou-se, igualmente, verificar a importância da rugosidade do terreno na distribuição destas comunidades. Foi também objectivo deste estudo identificar um conjunto de métricas espaciais que caracterizem a estrutura da paisagem, bem como as tipologias fisionómicas de habitat passíveis de deter...

  20. Condensate purification in PWR reactors

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    The recommendations made by the VGB task group on 'condensate purification for PWR reactors' 1976 are discussed in detail. Techniques and circuiting possibilities of condensate purification for BBR steam generators (forced circulation) and KWU steam generators (U tube with blow-down) are mentioned. (HP)

  1. PPOOLEX experiments on wall condensation

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    Laine, J.; Puustinen, M. (Lappeenranta Univ. of Technology, Nuclear Safety Research Unit (Finland))

    2009-08-15

    This report summarizes the results of the wall condensation experiments carried out in December 2008 and January 2009 with the scaled down PPOOLEX test facility designed and constructed at Lappeenranta University of Technology. Steam was blown into the dry well compartment and from there through a DN200 blowdown pipe to the condensation pool. Altogether five experiments, each consisting of several blows, were carried out. The main purpose of the experiment series was to study wall condensation phenomenon inside the dry well compartment while steam is discharged through it into the condensation pool and to produce comparison data for CFD calculations at VTT. The PPOOLEX test facility is a closed stainless steel vessel divided into two compartments, dry well and wet well. For the wall condensation experiments the test facility was equipped with a system for collecting and measuring the amount of condensate from four different wall segments of the dry well compartment. A thermo graphic camera was used in a couple of experiments for filming the outside surface of the dry well wall. The effect of the initial temperature level of the dry well structures and of the steam flow rate for the accumulation of condensate was studied. The initial temperature level of the dry well structures varied from 23 to 99 deg. C. The steam flow rate varied from 90 to 690 g/s and the temperature of incoming steam from 115 to 160 deg. C. During the initial phase of steam discharge the accumulation of condensate was strongly controlled by the temperature level of the dry well structures; the lower the initial temperature level was the more condensate was accumulated. As the dry well structural temperatures increased the condensation process slowed down. Most of the condensate usually accumulated during the first 200 seconds of the discharge. However, the condensation process never completely stopped because a small temperature difference remained between the dry well atmosphere and inner wall

  2. Generalized Bose-Einstein Condensation

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    Mullin, William J

    2010-01-01

    Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation (GBEC) involves condensates appearing simultaneously in multiple states. We analyze examples of the three types in an ideal Bose gas with different geometries. In Type I there is a discrete number of quantum states each having macroscopic occupation; Type II has condensation into a continuous band of states, with each state having macroscopic occupation; in Type III each state is microscopically occupied while the entire condensate band is macroscopically occupied. We begin by discussing Type I or "normal" BEC into a single state for an isotropic harmonic oscillator potential. Other geometries and external potentials are then considered: the "channel" potential (harmonic in one dimension and hard-wall in the other), which displays Type II, the "cigar trap" (anisotropic harmonic potential), and the "Casimir prism" (an elongated box), the latter two having Type III condensations. General box geometries are considered in an appendix. We particularly focus on the cigar trap,...

  3. Off gas condenser performance modelling

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    A suite of three programmes has been developed to model the ruthenium decontamination performance of a vitrification plant off-gas condenser. The stages of the model are: condensation of water vapour, NOx absorption in the condensate, RuO4 absorption in the condensate. Juxtaposition of these stages gives a package that may be run on an IBM-compatible desktop PC. Experimental work indicates that the criterion [HNO2] > 10 [RuO4] used to determine RuO4 destruction in solution is probably realistic under condenser conditions. Vapour pressures of RuO4 over aqueous solutions at 70o-90oC are slightly lower than the values given by extrapolating the ln Kp vs. T-1 relation derived from lower temperature data. (author)

  4. Excitonic condensation in bilayer systems

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    Su, Jung-Jung

    Among the many examples of Bose condensation considered in physics, electron-hole-pair (exciton) condensation has maintained special interest because it has been difficult to realize experimentally, and because of controversy about condensate properties. In this thesis, we studied the various aspects of spontaneous symmetry broken state of exciton in bilayer using mean field theory. We calculated the photoluminescence of excitonic condensation created by laser. We developed a one-dimensional toy model of excitonic supercurrent using mean field theory plus non-equilibrium Green's function (NEGF) which give qualitatively consistent results with experiments. We proposed graphene bilayer as a novel system for excitonic condensation to occur and estimate it to exist even at temperature as high as room temperature.

  5. Transient condensation tests on an emergency condensator - single tube

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    The report presents experiments which were aimed at studying steam condensation in horizontal respectively slightly inclined pipes at high driving temperature differences of up to 200 K. Further specifics are the detailed investigation of the transient behaviour of a non-condensable gas using a novel measuring technique as well as the evaluation of the influence of the gas upon the condensation intensity. For this purpose in the experiment a rapid transient process was realized, which was initiated by suddenly connecting a heat exchanger pipe resting in a pool of cooling water with the steam dome of a pressure vessel. In the pipe, different initial conditions were adjusted by varying the initial pressure of the non-condensable gas (air). Experiments were carried out with atmospheric pressure, with increased air pressure, but also with an evacuated pipe. The new instrumentation consists in novel needle-shaped void probes, which allow the local phase detection combined with a fast temperature measurement. This makes it possible to study the redistribution of steam, condensate and non-condensable as a function of time with a high resolution. The obtained data offer the possibility to validate the models for the prediction of the transport and the effect of non-condensable gases in thermal hydraulic system codes under transient conditions. (orig.)

  6. Efficient, Long-Life Biocidal Condenser Project

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — Environmental control systems for manned lunar and planetary bases will require condensing heat exchangers to control humidity in manned modules. Condensing...

  7. Efficient, Long-Life Biocidal Condenser Project

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    National Aeronautics and Space Administration — Environmental control systems for manned lunar and planetary bases will require condensing heat exchangers to control humidity. Condensing surfaces must be...

  8. Bose condensation in (random traps

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    V.A. Zagrebnov

    2009-01-01

    Full Text Available We study a non-interacting (perfect Bose-gas in random external potentials (traps. It is shown that a generalized Bose-Einstein condensation in the random eigenstates manifests if and only if the same occurs in the one-particle kinetic-energy eigenstates, which corresponds to the generalized condensation of the free Bose-gas. Moreover, we prove that the amounts of both condensate densities are equal. This statement is relevant for justification of the Bogoliubov approximation} in the theory of disordered boson systems.

  9. Telemedida de vibrações em estruturas e em galerias subterrânea

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    Reis, João Roupiço Simões Pena dos

    2010-01-01

    A actividade de construção de edificações de grandes dimensões e galerias subterrâneas incluem a implementação de processos e técnicas de que resulta a produção de vibrações. O efeito destas vibrações nas próprias estruturas em construção, ou nas que se encontrem nas imediações, não é de modo nenhum desprezável [1], existindo, quer a nível nacional, quer em muitos outros países, legislação que introduz regulamentação na matéria. A Norma Portuguesa NP 2074 (1983 [2]) rios processos associad...

  10. Estrutura e personalidade na neurose: da metapsicologia do sintoma à narrativa do sofrimento

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    Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker

    2014-01-01

    Neste artigo, originalmente uma aula para concurso de professor titular junto ao Instituto de Psicologia da USP, são examinadas as noções de personalidade e de estrutura em sua aplicação ao diagnóstico de neurose, em psicopatologia de extração psicanalítica. Examina-se a consistência das relações de ordem, classe e gênero, que, por hipótese, ao lado da concepção de causalidade, subsidiam a força e pertinência de uma categoria diagnóstica. Discute-se o valor da exceção e a potência normativa d...

  11. A Estrutura de Comando de Nível Operacional nacional e o PPO

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    Faria, Ribeiro

    2014-01-01

    A atual doutrina militar conjunta nacional prevê estruturas de comando operacional e um processo de planeamento que seguem os princípios aplicados na Organização do Tratado do Atlântico Norte (OTAN), que, por sua vez, prevê, para além do nível político, três níveis das operações: Estratégico, Operacional e Tático. A doutrina nacional implementa de igual forma estes três níveis, prevendo interações entre eles durante o processo de planeamento. Contudo, a reduzida dimensão que apresentam os fat...

  12. Estrutura e personalidade na neurose: da metapsicologia do sintoma à narrativa do sofrimento

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    Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, originalmente uma aula para concurso de professor titular junto ao Instituto de Psicologia da USP, são examinadas as noções de personalidade e de estrutura em sua aplicação ao diagnóstico de neurose, em psicopatologia de extração psicanalítica. Examina-se a consistência das relações de ordem, classe e gênero, que, por hipótese, ao lado da concepção de causalidade, subsidiam a força e pertinência de uma categoria diagnóstica. Discute-se o valor da exceção e a potência normativa de conformação da experiência clínica à racionalidade diagnóstica. Os resultados deste exame epistemológico preliminar nos levam a propor a tese crítica de que há menos homogeneidade no emprego da noção freudiana de neurose do que a recepção corrente vem admitindo. Argumenta-se que cada modelo metapsicológico, no qual emergem redefinições de neurose, corresponde a uma valência narrativa e uma forma de sofrimento distinto, sendo a exclusão da narrativa de sofrimento uma dimensão relevante para reconsiderar a noção de personalidade e de estrutura na diagnóstica psicanalítica.

  13. O campo dos economistas franceses no fim dos anos 90: lutas de fronteira, autonomia e estrutura

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    Frédéric Lebaron

    2001-04-01

    Full Text Available A noção de economista, longe de simples e evidente, é objeto de numerosas lutas de definição. O exemplo do campo dos economistas franceses, analisado a partir de um conjunto de entrevistas, observações de dados prosopográficos, revela certas características dessas lutas. Estas opõem detendores de formas diferenciadas de capital, que estão elas mesmas em correspondência com posições distintas no campo do poder. Nessas lutas, estão em questão ao mesmo tempo a autonomia e a estrutura desse campo científico. A fraca autonomia relativa do campo da ciência econômica se faz acompanhar de uma forte homologia entre a estrutura desse campo e aquela do campo do poder francês em seu conjunto.The concept of the economist, rather than being a simple and evident one, is the object of numerous conflicting definitions. The example of the field of French economists, as analysed in a set of interviews and the observation of prospographical data, reveal certain characteristics of these conflicts. These struggles oppose those who detain differentiated forms of capital, which are themselves in correspondence with distinct positions in the field of power. These conflicts put into question both the autonomy and the structure of this scientific field. The relatively weak autonomy of the field of economical sciences is followed by a strong homology between the structure of this field and that of the field of French power in its entirety.

  14. Condensed Matter Nuclear Science

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    Biberian, Jean-Paul

    2006-02-01

    1. General. A tribute to gene Mallove - the "Genie" reactor / K. Wallace and R. Stringham. An update of LENR for ICCF-11 (short course, 10/31/04) / E. Storms. New physical effects in metal deuterides / P. L. Hagelstein ... [et al.]. Reproducibility, controllability, and optimization of LENR experiments / D. J. Nagel -- 2. Experiments. Electrochemistry. Evidence of electromagnetic radiation from Ni-H systems / S. Focardi ... [et al.]. Superwave reality / I. Dardik. Excess heat in electrolysis experiments at energetics technologies / I. Dardik ... [et al.]. "Excess heat" during electrolysis in platinum/K[symbol]CO[symbol]/nickel light water system / J. Tian ... [et al.]. Innovative procedure for the, in situ, measurement of the resistive thermal coefficient of H(D)/Pd during electrolysis; cross-comparison of new elements detected in the Th-Hg-Pd-D(H) electrolytic cells / F. Celani ... [et al.]. Emergence of a high-temperature superconductivity in hydrogen cycled Pd compounds as an evidence for superstoihiometric H/D sites / A. Lipson ... [et al.]. Plasma electrolysis. Calorimetry of energy-efficient glow discharge - apparatus design and calibration / T. B. Benson and T. O. Passell. Generation of heat and products during plasma electrolysis / T. Mizuno ... [et al.]. Glow discharge. Excess heat production in Pd/D during periodic pulse discharge current in various conditions / A. B. Karabut. Beam experiments. Accelerator experiments and theoretical models for the electron screening effect in metallic environments / A. Huke, K. Czerski, and P. Heide. Evidence for a target-material dependence of the neutron-proton branching ratio in d+d reactions for deuteron energies below 20keV / A. Huke ... [et al.]. Experiments on condensed matter nuclear events in Kobe University / T. Minari ... [et al.]. Electron screening constraints for the cold fusion / K. Czerski, P. Heide, and A. Huke. Cavitation. Low mass 1.6 MHz sonofusion reactor / R. Stringham. Particle detection. Research

  15. Laser Filament Induced Water Condensation

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    Kasparian J.; Webe K.; Vogel A; Petit Y.; Lüder J.; Hao Z.Q.; Rohwetter P.; Petrarca M.; Stelmaszczyk K.; Henin S.; Wöste L.; Wolf J.-P.

    2013-01-01

    At relative humidities above 70%, femtosecond laser filaments generate aerosol particles and water droplets in the atmosphere. The water vapour condensation and droplet stabilization are assured by soluble species produced in the laser plasma.

  16. Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Wealth Condensation

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    Braun, D

    2006-01-01

    We analyze wealth condensation for a wide class of stochastic economy models on the basis of the economic analog of thermodynamic potentials, termed transfer potentials. The economy model is based on three common transfers modes of wealth: random transfer, profit proportional to wealth and motivation of poor agents to work harder. The economies never reach steady state. Wealth condensation is the result of stochastic tunneling through a metastable transfer potential. In accordance with reality, both wealth and income distribution transiently show Pareto tails for high income subjects. For metastable transfer potentials, exponential wealth condensation is a robust feature. For example with 10 % annual profit 1% of the population owns 50 % of the wealth after 50 years. The time to reach such a strong wealth condensation is a hyperbolic function of the annual profit rate.

  17. Hierarchical condensation near phase equilibrium

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    Olemskoi, A. I.; Yushchenko, O. V.; Borisyuk, V. N.; Zhilenko, T. I.; Kosminska, Yu. O.; Perekrestov, V. I.

    2012-06-01

    A novel mechanism of new phase formation is studied both experimentally and theoretically in the example of quasi-equilibrium stationary condensation in an ion-plasma sputterer. Copper condensates are obtained to demonstrate that a specific network structure is formed as a result of self-assembly in the course of deposition. The fractal pattern related is inherent in the phenomena of diffusion limited aggregation. Condensate nuclei are shown to form statistical ensemble of hierarchically subordinated objects distributed in ultrametric space. The Langevin equation and the Fokker-Planck equation related are found to describe stationary distribution of thermodynamic potential variations at condensation. Time dependence of the formation probability of branching structures is found to clarify the experimental situation.

  18. Nuclear fusion inside condense matters

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    2007-01-01

    This article describes in detail the nuclear fusion inside condense matters--the Fleischmann-Pons effect, the reproducibility of cold fusions, self-consistentcy of cold fusions and the possible applications.

  19. Catalytic condensation of formaldehyde in aqueous solution initiated by UV irradiation as putative "prebiological" route of the monosaccharides formation

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    Pestunova, O. P.; Simonov, A. N.; Matvienko, L. G.; Snytnikov, V. N.; Parmon, V. N.; Snytnikova, O. A.; Tsentalovich, Yu. P.

    The condensation of formaldehyde into higher monosaccharides in aqueous alkaline solutions catalyzed by several metal ions in particular Ca 2 and Mg 2 named as formose reaction is considered as a probable source of carbohydrates in prebiotic conditions Formaldehyde is detected in significant amounts in molecular clouds in space Undoubtedly it was an important gas component of circumsolar protoplanet disk Naturally formaldehyde could be dissolved in water of the Protoearth Calcium and magnesium that are capable of creating an alkaline medium are the abundant elements Thus the basic conditions for the formose reaction and for formation of monosaccharides in nature could be met However the formose reaction is autocatalytic since it can be initiated only in the presence of carbohydrates In spite of the fact that Russian chemist Butlerov discovered the formose reaction almost 150 years ago the reason of autocatalytic character of the process and the mechanism of initiation till now remained not quite clear In our work regular investigation of the mechanism of the formose reaction was carried out Influence of various initiators on reaction kinetics and composition of products was studied The composition of the formose reaction products in presence of different initiators is practically invariable under steady-state conditions and is caused by an aldol condensation of the lowest N 2 - and C 3 -carbohydrates The ability of the C 4 -C 6 sugars to initiate the formose reaction is revealed to correlate with the

  20. DNA condensation in two dimensions

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    Koltover, Ilya; Wagner, Kathrin; Safinya, Cyrus R.

    2000-01-01

    We have found that divalent electrolyte counterions common in biological cells (Ca2+, Mg2+, and Mn2+ ) can condense anionic DNA molecules confined to two-dimensional cationic surfaces. DNA-condensing agents in vivo include cationic histones and polyamines spermidine and spermine with sufficiently high valence (Z) 3 or larger. In vitro studies show that electrostatic forces between DNA chains in bulk aqueous solution containing divalent counterions remain purely ...

  1. Anyon condensation and tensor categories

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    Kong, Liang, E-mail: kong.fan.liang@gmail.com [Institute for Advanced Study (Science Hall), Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084 (China); Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824 (United States)

    2014-09-15

    Instead of studying anyon condensation in various concrete models, we take a bootstrap approach by considering an abstract situation, in which an anyon condensation happens in a 2-d topological phase with anyonic excitations given by a modular tensor category C; and the anyons in the condensed phase are given by another modular tensor category D. By a bootstrap analysis, we derive a relation between anyons in D-phase and anyons in C-phase from natural physical requirements. It turns out that the vacuum (or the tensor unit) A in D-phase is necessary to be a connected commutative separable algebra in C, and the category D is equivalent to the category of local A-modules as modular tensor categories. This condensation also produces a gapped domain wall with wall excitations given by the category of A-modules in C. A more general situation is also studied in this paper. We will also show how to determine such algebra A from the initial and final data. Multi-condensations and 1-d condensations will also be briefly discussed. Examples will be given in the toric code model, Kitaev quantum double models, Levin–Wen types of lattice models and some chiral topological phases.

  2. Anyon condensation and tensor categories

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    2014-09-01

    Full Text Available Instead of studying anyon condensation in various concrete models, we take a bootstrap approach by considering an abstract situation, in which an anyon condensation happens in a 2-d topological phase with anyonic excitations given by a modular tensor category C; and the anyons in the condensed phase are given by another modular tensor category D. By a bootstrap analysis, we derive a relation between anyons in D-phase and anyons in C-phase from natural physical requirements. It turns out that the vacuum (or the tensor unit A in D-phase is necessary to be a connected commutative separable algebra in C, and the category D is equivalent to the category of local A-modules as modular tensor categories. This condensation also produces a gapped domain wall with wall excitations given by the category of A-modules in C. A more general situation is also studied in this paper. We will also show how to determine such algebra A from the initial and final data. Multi-condensations and 1-d condensations will also be briefly discussed. Examples will be given in the toric code model, Kitaev quantum double models, Levin–Wen types of lattice models and some chiral topological phases.

  3. Gênese e Morfologia de Estruturas Sedimentares Induzidas por Atividade Microbiana (MISS em Sedimentos da Lagoa Vermelha (Região dos Lagos – Rio de Janeiro

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    Full Text Available dimentos. O desconhecimento dos critérios que permitem a identificação dessas estruturas no registro geológico dificulta seu amplo reconhecimento, sendo por vezes confundidas com estruturas físicas de deposição e erosão. Historicamente, a Lagoa Vermelha é reconhecida por estudos biológicos, mineralógicos, geoquímicos e isotópicos, relacionados a estromatólitos e esteiras microbianas. Contudo, as estruturas sedimentares induzidas por atividade microbiana nunca foram objeto de estudo. Dessa forma, o presente estudo objetiva a análise e caracterização das MISS que ocorrem nos sedimentos da Lagoa Vermelha, reconhecendo os principais fatores biossedimentológicos envolvidos em sua gênese. Foi possível a distinção de onze estruturas resultantes dos processos de crescimento microbial (estrutura de nivelamento laminada, bioestabilização (gretas de dessecamento; mat curls; mat chips, metabolismo da esteira (biolaminito; estromatólito; estromatólito biscuit; nódulo trombolítico, binding, baffling e trapping e estruturas resultantes de mais de uma atividade microbial interagindo com a dinâmica sedimentar (wrinkles; estrutura de descolamento; petees. Análises petrográficas permitiram o reconhecimento dessas estruturas em microescala e de outras feições organossedimentares associadas à atividade microbial. Os resultados gerados permitem a melhor compreensão da interação entre processos microbiais e fatores ambientais atuantes na formação de estruturas sedimentares induzidas por micro-organismos, bem como, auxiliam seu reconhecimento no registro geológico em sucessões continentais e marinhas.

  4. Condensed Matter Nuclear Science

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    Takahashi, Akito; Ota, Ken-Ichiro; Iwamura, Yashuhiro

    Preface -- 1. General. Progress in condensed matter nuclear science / A. Takahashi. Summary of ICCF-12 / X. Z. Li. Overview of light water/hydrogen-based low-energy nuclear reactions / G. H. Miley and P. J. Shrestha -- 2. Excess heat and He detection. Development of "DS-reactor" as the practical reactor of "cold fusion" based on the "DS-cell" with "DS-cathode" / Y. Arata and Y.-C. Zhang. Progress in excess of power experiments with electrochemical loading of deuterium in palladium / V. Violante ... [et al.]. Anomalous energy generation during conventional electrolysis / T. Mizuno and Y. Toriyabe. "Excess heat" induced by deuterium flux in palladium film / B. Liu ... [et al.]. Abnormal excess heat observed during Mizuno-type experiments / J.-F. Fauvarque, P. P. Clauzon and G. J.-M. Lallevé. Seebeck envelope calorimetry with a Pd|D[symbol]O + H[symbol]SO[symbol] electrolytic cell / W.-S. Zhang, J. Dash and Q. Wang. Observation and investigation of nuclear fusion and self-induced electric discharges in liquids / A. I. Koldamasov ... [et al.]. Description of a sensitive seebeck calorimeter used for cold fusion studies / E. Storms. Some recent results at ENEA / M. Apicella ... [et al.]. Heat measurement during plasma electrolysis / K. Iizumi ... [et al.]. Effect of an additive on thermal output during electrolysis of heavy water with a palladium cathode / Q. Wang and J. Dash. Thermal analysis of calorimetric systems / L. D'Aulerio ... [et al.]. Surface plasmons and low-energy nuclear reactions triggering / E. Castagna ... [et al.]. Production method for violent TCB jet plasma from cavity / F. Amini. New results and an ongoing excess heat controversy / L. Kowalski ... [et al.] -- 3. Transmutation. Observation of surface distribution of products by X-ray fluorescence spectrometry during D[symbol] gas permeation through Pd Complexes / Y. Iwamura ... [et al.]. Discharge experiment using Pd/CaO/Pd multi-layered cathode / S. Narita ... [et al.]. Producing transmutation

  5. Condenser Optimization in Steam Power Plant

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    Sukru Bekdemir; Recep Ozturk; Zehra Yumurtac

    2003-01-01

    In this paper the effects of the condenser design parameters (such as turbine inlet condition, turbine power and condenser pressure) on heat transfer area, cooling water flow-rate, condenser cost and specific energy generation cost are studied for surface type condenser.The results are given in the text and also shown as diagrams.

  6. Dual approaches for defects condensation

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    Full text. Due to the fact that the QCD running coupling constant becomes larger as we go into the low energy (or large distance) limit of the theory, a perturbative treatment of its infrared (IR) region is impossible. In particular, a formal mathematical demonstration of color confinement and a complete physical understanding of the exact mechanism that confines quarks and gluons are two missing points in our current knowledge of the IR-QCD. It was known that due to the Meissner effect of expulsion of magnetic fields in a electric condensate that usual superconductors should confine magnetic monopoles. That point led to the conjecture that the QCD vacuum could be a condensate of chromomagnetic monopoles, a dual superconductor (DSC). Such a chromomagnetic condensate should be responsible for the dual Meissner effect which is expected to lead to the confinement of color charges immersed in this medium. In dual superconductor models of color confinement, magnetic monopoles appear as topological defects in points of the space where the abelian projection becomes singular. Also, condensation of other kinds of defects such as vortices in superfluids and line-like defects in solids are responsible for a great variety of phase transitions, which once more proves the relevance of the subject. In the present work we review two methods that allow us to approach the condensation of defects: the Kleinert Mechanism (KM) and the Julia-Toulouse Mechanism (JTM). We show that in the limit where the vortex gauge field goes to zero, which we identify as the signature of the condensation of defects in the dual picture, these are two equivalent dual prescriptions for obtaining an effective theory for a phase where defects are condensed, starting from the fundamental theory defined in the normal phase where defects are diluted. (author)

  7. Generalized Bose-Einstein Condensation

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    Mullin, William J.; Sakhel, Asaad R.

    2012-02-01

    Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation (GBEC) involves condensates appearing simultaneously in multiple states. We review examples of the three types in an ideal Bose gas with different geometries. In Type I there is a discrete number of quantum states each having macroscopic occupation; Type II has condensation into a continuous band of states, with each state having macroscopic occupation; in Type III each state is microscopically occupied while the entire condensate band is macroscopically occupied. We begin by discussing Type I or "normal" BEC into a single state for an isotropic harmonic oscillator potential. Other geometries and external potentials are then considered: the "channel" potential (harmonic in one dimension and hard-wall in the other), which displays Type II, the "cigar trap" (anisotropic harmonic potential), and the "Casimir prism" (an elongated box), the latter two having Type III condensations. General box geometries are considered in an appendix. We particularly focus on the cigar trap, which Van Druten and Ketterle first showed had a two-step condensation: a GBEC into a band of states at a temperature T c and another "one-dimensional" transition at a lower temperature T 1 into the ground state. In a thermodynamic limit in which the ratio of the dimensions of the anisotropic harmonic trap is kept fixed, T 1 merges with the upper transition, which then becomes a normal BEC. However, in the thermodynamic limit of Beau and Zagrebnov, in which the ratio of the boundary lengths increases exponentially, T 1 becomes fixed at the temperature of a true Type I phase transition. The effects of interactions on GBEC are discussed and we show that there is evidence that Type III condensation may have been observed in the cigar trap.

  8. Application of Solid Phase Grinding Method in Condensation Reaction%固相研磨反应在缩合反应中的应用

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    田君鹏; 吴振刚; 石勇; 陈波; 张官芳; 谢艳

    2014-01-01

    Compared with the traditional methodology , solid phase grinding method can be operated conveniently and easily.With solid phase grinding method , some traditional organic reaction can be performed under mild condition in higher yield or in better selectivity.The applications of solid phase grinding method in Knoevenagel condensation , aldol reaction, wittig reaction , Biginelli condensation and Schiff base condensation reaction were highlighted.%固相研磨有机合成方法比传统的有机合成方法方便,易操作。在研磨条件下许多传统的反应可以在较温和的条件下进行,能有效的提高收率或反应的选择性。本文主要综述了固相研磨反应在Knoevenagel 缩合、醇醛缩合、 wittig缩合、 Biginelli缩合、希夫碱缩合等缩合反应中的应用。

  9. Sistemas de estacionamento vertical modulado em estrutura metálica

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    Ezequiel Mendonça Rezende

    2006-09-01

    Full Text Available Um dos maiores problemas das grandes cidades está relacionado ao envelhecimento dos centros urbanos associado à falência de toda a estrutura viária para receber um sistema de trânsito cada vez mais conturbado. Em função de toda essa situação, vêm sendo implementadas políticas públicas no sentido de revitalizar os centros urbanos. Concomitantemente, vem ocorrendo uma procura de melhoria nos transportes coletivos. Assim, espera-se resolver parte desse quadro de problemas, o qual vem sendo intensificado com a questão da falta de vagas para o estacionamente de veículos nos referidos centros urbanos. Surge, dessa forma, um novo enfoque para a questão dos estacionamentos, sendo, então, criadas novas propostas para a solução de tal problema. Para a criação de novos espaços de estacionamento nessas regiões centrais, é necessário buscar soluções criativas que adotem um aumento da densidade de armazenamento de veículos em determinados locais. Uma das possibilidades é a implantação de edifícios modulados em estrutura metálica, totalmente automatizados, que consistem, praticamente, em simples estruturas, sem a necessidade do uso de lajes para pisos, ou mesmo, de elementos de fechamentos. Como exemplo desses edifícios modulados, podemos citar os galpões de armazenamento de grandes atacadistas existentes no Brasil. Esses edifícios, por suas próprias características, não permitem o acesso do usuário ao seu interior, já que os veículos são conduzidos por equipamentos totalmente robotizados.One of the greatest problems of a big city is associated with the aging of urban downtown centers and the failure of the traffic structure to support a traffic system that becomes more and more chaotic every day. While a growth of public policies which encourage downtown revitalization and the improvement of mass transportation should help revert part of this scenario, ironically it aggravates the already complex parking problem in

  10. ESTRUTURA DE MADEIRA PARA COBERTURA DE AVIÁRIOS NO ESTADO DA PARAÍBA

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    Marluce Araújo de Azevedo

    1999-12-01

    Full Text Available RESUMO Este trabalho apresenta o cálculo estrutural de cobertura com treliça do tipo "Howe", utilizando-se as madeiras roxinho ( Peltogyne sp., Leguminosae e maçaranduba ( Manilkara sp., Sapotaceae disponíveis no mercado de Campina Grande, Paraíba, e visa a execução de projeto de estrutura para aviário, considerando-se as recomendações da norma técnica brasileira NBR 7190/1997 e duas situações de galpão: aviário com oitões em alvenaria e ventilação artificial e aviário com oitões abertos e túnel de vento no sentido longitudinal, ambas com 12 m de vão e 125 m de comprimento. Devido à globalização da economia, a escolha do projeto arquitetônico se deu em função do tipo de exploração, dos parâmetros de conforto térmico, manejo, custo e uso racional da madeira. Os resultados obtidos indicam que a estrutura formada por treliça composta de banzos com seções transversais simples de 7,5 x 12,5 cm, diagonais com seções transversais simples de 7,5 x 10,0 cm e montantes com seções transversais duplas de 3,5 x 12,5 cm, terças com seções transversais de 7,5 x 15 cm, contraventamento tendo seção transversal de 7,5 x 12,5 cm e espaçamento entre treliças de 2,72 m, apresenta o menor consumo de madeira por metro quadrado de área coberta e, conseqüentemente, o menor custo.

  11. Estrutura urbana e atividade tecnológica em Minas Gerais

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    Full Text Available Este trabalho utiliza uma base de dados de patentes do Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial (INPI, com o objetivo de preencher algumas lacunas na literatura sobre o tema que relaciona inovação e desenvolvimento regional em Minas Gerais. Estes objetivos são os seguintes: 1 identificar os principais fatores determinantes da inovação nos municípios mineiros a partir dos fatores considerados relevantes pela literatura internacional; 2 determinar a relação que existe entre a estrutura urbana do Estado e a inovação; 3 revelar padrões de associação espaciais e identificar agrupamentos espaciais significativos de produção tecnológica; 4 verificar se ocorrem transbordamentos tecnológicos intermunicipais. O trabalho constatou que a atividade tecnológica é concentrada espacialmente, e tende a ocorrer principalmente ao redor da área metropolitana de Belo Horizonte. A estrutura urbana do Estado é, em parte, causadora desta distribuição espacial da atividade tecnológica, porque a maior parte das cidades não possui escala urbana e requisitos exigidos pela inovação.This paper uses a database of patent applications from the Brazilian Patent Office (INPI to throw some light on the relationship between innovation and regional development in the state of Minas Gerais. The objectives are described as follows: 1 to identify the main determinants of innovation in the municipalities of Minas Gerais considering the variables emphasized by the international literature; 2 to determine the relation existing between the urban structure of the state of Minas Gerais and its innovative performance; 3 to reveal the patterns of spatial associations and to identify significant spatial clustering of technological activity; 4 to verify the occurrence of interregional knowledge spillovers. The results showed that the innovative activity is spatially concentrated and presents a major tendency to take place around the metropolitan area of Belo

  12. A straightforward synthesis of an aminocyclitol based on an enzymatic aldol reaction and a highly stereoselective intramolecular Henry reaction

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    The reactions of 4-nitroaldehydes 9 and 10 with dihydroxyacetonephosphate (DHAP) catalyzed by fructose-1,6-diphosphate aldolase from rabbit muscle were studied. Starting from 9 or 10, only one main stereomer of nitrocyclitol 8 was isolated. A highly stereoselective intramolecular cyclization (Henry reaction or nitroaldol reaction) took place under acidic conditions during the aldolase catalyzed condensation and phytase catalyzed phosphate hydrolysis coupled step. The catalytic hydrogenation o...

  13. Estrutura trófica da ictiofauna em um reservatório do semiárido brasileiro

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    RESUMO O estabelecimento da estrutura trófica de peixes fornece informações sobre a autoecologia das espécies e seu papel no ecossistema, além de subsidiar práticas de conservação e manejo visando o uso sustentável das espécies nativas. Na região semiárida do Rio Grande do Norte existem poucos trabalhos sobre a alimentação natural de peixes. Neste contexto, o presente estudo visou caracterizar a estrutura trófica da assembleia de peixes do reservatório de Santa Cruz, Apodi, Estado do Rio Gran...

  14. Condensational theory of stationary tornadoes

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    Using the Bernoulli integral for air streamline with condensing water vapor a stationary axisymmetric tornado circulation is described. The obtained profiles of vertical, radial and tangential velocities are in agreement with observations for the Mulhall tornado, world's largest on record and longest-lived among the three tornadoes for which 3D velocity data are available. Maximum possible vortex velocities are estimated. -- Highlights: → Water vapor condensation causes a logarithmic drop of air pressure towards tornado center. → The first ever theoretical description of tornado velocities is obtained. → The maximum vortex velocity grows logarithmically with decreasing tornado eye radius. → Air motion with high velocities can only develop in sufficiently large condensation areas.

  15. Condensed hydrogen for thermonuclear fusion

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    Inertial confinement fusion (ICF) power, in either pure fusion or fission-fusion hybrid reactors, is a possible solution for future world's energy demands. Formation of uniform layers of a condensed hydrogen fuel in ICF targets has been a long standing materials physics challenge. Here, we review the progress in this field. After a brief discussion of the major ICF target designs and the basic properties of condensed hydrogens, we review both liquid and solid layering methods, physical mechanisms causing layer nonuniformity, growth of hydrogen single crystals, attempts to prepare amorphous and nanostructured hydrogens, and mechanical deformation behavior. Emphasis is given to current challenges defining future research areas in the field of condensed hydrogens for fusion energy applications.

  16. Capillary Condensation in Confined Media

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    2009-01-01

    We review here the physics of capillary condensation of liquids in confined media, with a special regard to the application in nanotechnologies. The thermodynamics of capillary condensation and thin film adsorption are first exposed along with all the relevant notions. The focus is then shifted to the modelling of capillary forces, to their measurements techniques (including SFA, AFM and crack tips) and to their influence on AFM imaging techniques as well as on the static and dynamic friction properties of solids (including granular heaps and sliding nanocontacts). A great attention is spent in investigating the delicate role of the surface roughness and all the difficulties involved in the reduction of the probe size to nanometric dimensions. Another major consequence of capillary condensation in nanosystems is the activation of several chemical and corrosive processes that can significantly alter the surface properties, such as dissolution/redeposition of solid materials and stress-corrosion crack propagati...

  17. Principles of condensed matter physics

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    Although there are many books on solid state physics and condensed matter, I suspect very few cover the same content as that found in 'Principles of Condensed Matter Physics' by Chaikin and Lubensky. The title is rather misleading as it suggests a survey of the important concepts in condensed matter. In spite of this there is much to commend in this book. It isn't a standard text on condensed matter. Instead we have a book with topics that are of current interest. It is, therefore, a thoroughly forward-looking modern book which focuses on the ever-expanding area in between traditional condensed matter physics and statistical mechanics. For example, ideas about liquid crystals, quasi-crystals and fractal structures are introduced right at the start of the book. The next three chapters deal with some of the basic concepts of thermodynamics, statistical physics and mean field theory and are followed by a quite detailed treatment of critical phenomena and phase transitions. Much of the mystery associated with field theories is removed in this treatment making it accessible to those not well versed in these techniques. Symmetry breaking is the means by which generalized elasticity theory is introduced. This in turn allows a natural progression to a chapter on hydrodynamics. Neither of these areas are normally found in texts on condensed matter physics. I think the chapter on topological defects is particularly well written and is a good introduction for the reader to this increasingly important topic. This is a very well written text which should prove a handy reference for those working in these areas of research. Although it would be difficult to envisage the book being used as a standard text in a graduate course, it would certainly be of great value for graduate students of solid state physics to acquaint themselves with the contents of this book. (author)

  18. Desenvolvimento institucional e o envolvimento do setor privado na provisão de infra-estrutura

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    Gisele Ferreira Tiryaki

    2008-09-01

    Full Text Available A participação do setor privado em projetos de infra-estrutura em países em desenvolvimento cresceu de forma significativa durante os anos de 1990, embora seja evidente o arrefecimento desta tendência desde a Crise Asiática em 1997. Investimentos em infra-estrutura envolvem um elevado volume de recursos, custos irreversíveis e riscos associados ao comportamento oportunista por parte do governo. Neste contexto, a instabilidade macroeconômica, política e institucional são obstáculos ao maior envolvimento de investidores privados em projetos de infra-estrutura. Utilizando-se da metodologia Generalized Method of Moments, este artigo apresenta evidência empírica de que o fluxo de recursos direcionados para projetos de infra-estrutura com a participação do setor privado é mais representativo em países com melhor arcabouço institucional.Private participation in infrastructure grew significantly in developing countries during the 1990s, although a slowdown in investment activity has become evident since the Asian Crisis in 1997. Investment in infrastructure involves a significant volume of sunk costs on long-lived assets and risks associated with government's engagement in opportunistic holdup. In this context, macroeconomic, political and institutional instability constitute obstacles to a greater private sector envolvement in infraestructure projects. Using the Generalized Method of Moments methodology, this article presents empirical evidence that the flow of resources to infrastructure projects with private participation is greater in those coutries with a better institucional environment.

  19. A estrutura de capitais das empresas portuguesas : pré e pós-crise 2008

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    A estrutura de capitais das empresas e um tema de bastante interesse na area financeira e, por isso, tem vindo a ser alvo de varias discussoes nas ultimas decadas. Comeca por ter maior destaque a partir do artigo publicado por Modigliani & Miller em 1958, desenvolvendo4se outros estudos e teorias, nas quais se destaca a de Trade&off e a de Pecking/ Order, que inicialmente foram aplicadas as grandes empresas e, posteriormente, ...

  20. A comparison of radical and non-radical conversion rates of SVOCs in the tropospheric condensed phase

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    Tilgner, Andreas; Herrmann, Hartmut

    2010-05-01

    Secondary formation pathways of organic compounds are currently intensely discussed including conversions in tropospheric aqueous particles as well as cloud droplets. Particularly, SVOCs (Semivolatile Organic Compounds) and their reaction products are expected to be potential precursors for the formation of higher molecular organic compounds. In the aqueous phase, such compounds can undergo both various oxidative processes (radical and non-radical oxidants reactions) and non oxidative processes (aldol, acetal, dimerisation and ester formation reactions). These chemical aqueous phase processes are expected to be very efficient proceeding on short timescales and produce multifunctional organic compounds of less volatility. However, the importance of non-radical reactions compared to currently known radical oxidations under different conditions has not yet been assessed .Current aqueous phase mechanisms such as CAPRAM (Chemical Aqueous Phase RAdical Mechanism; Herrmann et al., 2005) do consider radical oxidation processes of organic compounds. In the present study, a comparison of radical and non-radical conversion rates of organics in cloud droplet and aqueous particles is performed for both urban and remote environmental conditions. For the comparison, available reaction rate constants have been used together with outcome of recent model simulations (Tilgner and Herrmann, 2010) using the CAPRAM 3.0i mechanism. First order-conversion rate constants in the aqueous phase for cloud and aqueous particle conditions, for (i) OH, (ii) NO3, (iii) H2O2, (iv) the aldol condensation, (v) the dimerisation and (vi) the ammonium-catalysed accretion reactions were calculated with the available, at current quite restricted data set. From the comparison, it is concluded that organic accretion reactions might be of interest in some cases but generally do by far not reach the oxidative conversion rates of radical and non-radical oxidants. Particularly, the adol condensation reactions

  1. Diastereoselective synthesis of tetrahydrofurans via mead reductive cyclization of keto-beta-lactones derived from the tandem Mukaiyama aldol lactonization (TMAL) process.

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    Mitchell, T Andrew; Romo, Daniel

    2007-11-23

    The development of a diastereoselective, three-step strategy for the construction of substituted tetrahydrofurans from alkenyl aldehydes based on the tandem Mukaiyama aldol-lactonization process and Mead reductive cyclization of keto beta-lactones is reported. Stereochemical outcomes of the TMAL process are consistent with models established for Lewis acid-mediated additions to alpha-benzyloxy and beta-silyloxy aldehydes while reductions of the five-membered oxocarbenium ions are consistent with Woerpel's models. Further rationalization for observed high diastereoselectivity in reductions of alpha-silyloxy 5-membered oxocarbenium ions based on stereoelectronic effects are posited. A diagnostic trend for coupling constants of gamma-benzyloxy beta-lactones was observed that should enable assignment of the relative configuration of these systems. PMID:17973527

  2. Diastereoselective Synthesis of Tetrahydrofurans via Mead Reductive Cyclization of Keto-β-Lactones Derived from the Tandem Mukaiyama Aldol Lactonization (TMAL) Process

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    Mitchell, T. Andrew; Romo, Daniel

    2008-01-01

    The development of a diastereoselective, three-step strategy for the construction of substituted tetrahydrofurans from alkenyl aldehydes based on the tandem Mukaiyama aldol-lactonization process and Mead reductive cyclization of keto β-lactones is reported. Stereochemical outcomes of the TMAL process are consistent with models established for Lewis acid-mediated additions to α-benzyloxy and β-silyloxy aldehydes while reductions of the five-membered oxocarbenium ions are consistent with Woerpel’s models. Further rationalization for observed high diastereoselectivity in reductions of α-silyloxy 5-membered oxocarbenium ions based on stereoelectronic effects are posited. A diagnostic trend for coupling constants of γ-benzyloxy β-lactones was observed that should enable assignment of the relative configuration of these systems. PMID:17973527

  3. BSA-catalyzed Michael-aldol cascade reaction%牛血清蛋白催化Michael-Aldol串联反应的研究

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    王早; 刘晨江; 王吉德; 王娜

    2012-01-01

    首次报道了牛血清蛋白(BSA)催化二苯甲酰甲烷和丁烯酮的Michael-Aldol串联反应,并对1,3-二羰基化合物进行了研究,丁烯酮与α,β-不饱和酮酯化合物只生成一分子Michael及双分子Michael加成产物,该方法为合成环状化合物提供了新的途径.%Bovine serum albumin (BSA) was able to catalyse Michael-Aldol cascade reaction between MVK and dibenzoyl methane. Furthermore,we also studied other 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, which gave one or two molecules Michael addition product. The method provided a new way to synthesize cyclic compounds

  4. Chiral Zn(II-Bisamidine Complex as a Lewis-Brønsted Combined Acid Catalyst: Application to Asymmetric Mukaiyama Aldol Reactions of α-Ketoesters

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    Ryo Gotoh

    2012-07-01

    Full Text Available Focusing on the steric and electronic properties of the resonance-stabilized amidine framework, a cationic metal-bisamidine complex was designed as a conjugated combined Lewis-Brønsted acid catalyst. The chiral Zn(II-bisamidine catalyst prepared from the 2,2'-bipyridyl derived bisamidine ligand, ZnCl2, and AgSbF6 promoted asymmetric Mukaiyama aldol reaction of α-ketoester and α,α-disubstituted silyl enol ether to afford the α-hydroxyester having sequential quarternary carbons in good yield, albeit with low enantioselectivity. Addition of 1.0 equivalent of the fluoroalcohol having suitable acidity and bulkiness dramatically increased the enantioselectivity (up to 68% ee. DFT calculations suggested that this additive effect would be caused by self-assembly of the fluoroalcohol on the Zn(II-bisamidine catalyst.

  5. A INFLUÃNCIA DA ESTRUTURA ORGANIZACIONAL NA EXECUÃÃO DOS PROCESSOS DE MANUTENÃÃO

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    Gustavo A. C. Guzman

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    Full Text Available No contexto atual de competitividade, uma eficiência maior dos processos executados pelo departamento de manutenção é um dos fatores que contribui paRI o aumento de produtividade das empresas. Diferentes autores têm reconhecido a importância da estrutura organizacional do departamento de manutençào no seu desempenho. Entretanto, esses autores não detalham a influência da estrutura organizacional para a adequada execução dos processos de manutenção. Este artigo descreve um trabalho cujo objetivo foi procurar entender como a estrutura organizacional influência os processos do departamento de manutenção de urna empresa. Para isso foram realizados uma vasta pesquisa bibliográfica relativa ao gerenciamento de manutenção e à teoria sobre análise organizacional, além de um estudo de caso numa empresa de grande porte. O trabalho apresentado neste artigo serve como piloto e base para estudos futuros. As conclusões, se confirmadas em pesquisas posteriores, poderão subsidiar acomplementação da teoria existente.

  6. Governança em estruturas proprietárias concentradas: novas evidências para o Brasil

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    Igor Bernardi Sonza

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, o objetivo é analisar a influência da estrutura de propriedade na eficiência das empresas de capital aberto brasileiras, em que é identificada maior concentração de ações nas mãos de um grupo restrito de pessoas. No estudo, unem-se técnicas de otimização estática por meio de análise envoltória de dados, para identificar a eficiência das empresas de capital aberto, com dados em painel, para identificar a influência da estrutura de propriedade na eficiência das empresas, buscando agregar governança corporativa à literatura de eficiência produtiva no contexto de diferenças institucionais no ambiente brasileiro, a fim de complementar os estudos prévios que consideram somente os outputs como medidas de eficiência. Nos resultados obtidos, mostra-se que a estrutura de propriedade influencia negativamente a eficiência, contrariando grande parte dos estudos baseados no modelo norte-americano e evidenciando que as peculiaridades dos países devem ser levadas em consideração, principalmente com relação à sua origem legal.

  7. Estrutura e processo assistencial de enfermagem ao paciente com câncer

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    Nilce Piva Adami

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    Full Text Available Esta pesquisa objetivou avaliar a estrutura para o atendimento ao paciente com câncer e o processo asssistencial em quimioterapia antineoplásica. Foi realizada em seis unidades de internação e uma ambulatorial de um hospital universitário, utilizando-se a observação sistematizada e entrevista semi-estruturada, no período de janeiro a junho de 1996. Constatou-se que existem deficiências na área física e instalações das unidades estudadas. O pessoal de enfermagem, de modo geral, não possui preparo formal em Oncologia, com exceção do Setor de Quimioterapia. Verificou-se falta de sistematização da assistência de enfermagem e diferenças entre as unidades estudadas no que tange aos aspectos técnico-organizacionais da administração de antineoplásicos, bem como na interação entre profissionais e pacientes atendidos. As inadequações observadas poderiam ser minimizadas com uma política que contemple o aumento do financiamento do setor público da saúde, a implantação da sistematização da assistência e a inclusão da Oncologia na educação permanente do pessoal de enfermagem.

  8. Estrutura, ultraestrutura e morfometria da aorta de paca (Cuniculus paca, Linnaeus, 1766 criada em cativeiro

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    S.P. Garcia Filho

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Descreveram-se a morfologia, morfometria e ultraestrutura de segmentos das porções torácica e abdominal da aorta de quatro pacas (Cuniculus paca adultas. Os segmentos aórticos foram analisados à microscopia de luz e à microscopia eletrônica de varredura. Mensuraram-se as espessuras do complexo formado pelas túnicas íntima e média, além da túnica adventícia. Os valores referentes à espessura do complexo formado pelas túnicas íntima e média da aorta torácica cranial foram significativamente maiores (média: 702,19µm que os valores de outros segmentos aórticos analisados (médias: 354,18µm; 243,55µm. As camadas das paredes do vaso apresentaram variações entre si quanto à estrutura e espessura, supostamente em razão de adaptação à exigência funcional.

  9. As atitudes políticas na Espanha, segundo uma estrutura dimensional indutiva

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    Díaz Araceli Mateos

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available O artigo analisa as atitudes e percepções políticas dos espanhóis como constitutivas de sua cultura política, apontando o papel das atitudes políticas como um elemento necessário ao estabelecimento e consolidação da democracia no país. Apesar de concordar com a definição de Almond e Verba (1965 de que as atitudes políticas são englobadas pela cultura política, a autora apresenta uma crítica à sua classificação que divide as orientações em cognitivas, afetivas e avaliadoras e propõe que a distribuição das orientações não pode ser predeterminada, mas provém justamente da inter-relação entre elas. Em seguida, a autora propõe a construção de um modelo que distribua e agrupe os indicadores atitudinais diferentes dimensões. Embora as dimensões encontradas aproximem-se da classificação apresentada por Almond e Verba para a explicação do comportamento político, elas resultam de uma estrutura dimensional indutiva.

  10. Valor econômico agregado (VEA e estrutura de capital em empresas do IBRX 100

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    Rodrigo Angonese

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available Parte-se da premissa que a escolha da estrutura de capital da empresa interfere diretamente na geração de valor. Sendo assim, esta pesquisa objetivou averiguar se existe relação positiva e significativa entre o endividamento e o valor econômico agregado. A hipótese de pesquisa envolve o relacionamento entre três fatores considerados como potenciais explicativos do nível de endividamento: o tamanho da empresa, a rentabilidade e o valor econômico agregado. A amostra selecionada para a pesquisa foi composta pelas empresas que compõem o índice IBRx 100 da Bolsa de Valores Mercadorias e Futuros, com exceção das instituições financeiras. Os dados foram obtidos a partir das demonstrações contábeis encerradas em 31/12/2009. A pesquisa pode ser classificada, quanto aos objetivos, como descritiva, e, quanto aos procedimentos, como documental e com abordagem quantitativa para o problema. Os resultados da análise de regressão linear pelo método dos mínimos quadrados ordinários (MQO não encontrou uma relação significativa entre as variáveis endividamento e geração do valor agregado. Apenas a variável tamanho confirmou-se como um dos determinantes do endividamento das empresas selecionadas na amostra.

  11. Descrição de recursos em uma estrutura de metadados pautada no modelo FRBR

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    Full Text Available Analisa os impactos da web semântica nos processos de organização e acesso à informação e as perspectivas trazidas pelo modelo conceitual FRBR para o cam-po da catalogação descritiva. Objetiva testar a aplicação de atributos FRAD em um repositório de modo a averiguar os limites e as possibilidades de uso de mo-delos conceituais na estrutura descritiva deste tipo de biblioteca digital. Demons-tra como o uso de modelos conceituais quando associado a outras tecnologias, como as boas práticas indicadas pelo uso de linked data, pode contribuir para enriquecer os processos de busca e recuperação da informação. Conclui que a possibilidade de substituir metadados textuais por identificadores universais permitirá que os agentes de softwares identifiquem com precisão as entidades essenciais à recuperação dos diferentes recursos, como as pessoas (criadoras das obras científicas, interligando o repositório, de forma lógica e segura, a outros dados disponíveis sobre elas na Web.

  12. Evaporative Condensers in Comfortable Air Conditioning System

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    YIN Ying-de; ZHU Dong-sheng; DU Gui-mei; LI Yuan-xi; SUN He-jing; LIU Qing-ming

    2009-01-01

    The operating theory of an evaporative condenser was expatiated.The difference between an e-vaporative condensing refrigeration system and a general refrigeration system was analyzed.Compared with the air-cooled and the water-cooled,the virtues of energy-conservation and water-conservation of evaporative con-densers were analyzed.Some questions existing in the application of evaporative condensers were pointed out,the corresponding solving methods were analyzed accordingly,and the development trend of evaporative con-densing technique in mechanical refrigeration system field and the applied foreground of evaporative condensers in comfortable air conditioning were prospected.

  13. Approaching Bose-Einstein Condensation

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    2011-01-01

    Bose-Einstein condensation (BEC) is discussed at the level of an advanced course of statistical thermodynamics, clarifying some formal and physical aspects that are usually not covered by the standard pedagogical literature. The non-conventional approach adopted starts by showing that the continuum limit, in certain cases, cancels out the crucial…

  14. Condensational theory of stationary tornadoes

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    Using the Bernoulli integral for air streamline with condensing water vapor a stationary axisymmetric tornado circulation is described. The obtained profiles of vertical, radial and tangential velocities are in agreement with observations for the Mulhall tornado, world's largest on record and longest-lived among the three tornadoes for which 3D velocity data are available. Maximum possible vortex velocities are estimated.

  15. Hall Effect in spinor condensates

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    Taillefumier, Mathieu; Dahl, Eskil K.; Brataas, Arne; Hofstetter, Walter

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    We consider a neutral spinor condensate moving in a periodic magnetic field. The spatially dependent magnetic field induces an effective spin dependent Lorentz force which in turn gives rise to a spin dependent Hall effect. Simulations of the Gross-Pitaevskii equation quantify the Hall effect. We discuss possible experimental realizations.

  16. Instantons and the 2> condensate

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    We argue that the OPE2> condensate found in the Landau gauge on lattices, when an operator product expansion of Green's functions is performed, might be explained by instantons. We use cooling to estimate the instanton contribution and extrapolate back the result to the thermalized configuration. The resulting inst2> is similar to OPE2>

  17. A ''transport'' condensed history method

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    In this paper we describe a new condensed history algorithm that is a transport process. That is, the proposed new method constitutes an exact Monte Carlo simulation of a ''stretched'' Boltzmann equation. This ''stretched'' equation permits a larger mean free path - which is user-specified - and a larger scattering angle than the physical transport equation. (orig.)

  18. Rotary condenser for SC2

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    During 1975 the SC2 performance was improved among other things by redesigning some of the elements of the ROTCO (Annual Report 1975, p. 55). The photo shows an interior wiew of the housing of the rotary condenser and of the sixteen sets of shaped stator blades.

  19. Estrutura e estratégia: evolução de paradigmas Structure and strategy: evolution of paradigms

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    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho analisa as relações de interdependência existentes entre a estrutura da empresa e as estratégias a serem implementadas. É feita uma breve revisão da literatura sobre estratégia, administração estratégica e as diversas formas de conduzir a implementação das que se apresentam como as mais adequadas à consecução dos objetivos organizacionais. Foram analisados os modelos tradicionais de estrutura organizacional, bem como as vantagens e desvantagens estratégicas que cada um apresenta. Por fim, foram estudadas as abordagens de diferentes autores sobre as relações de interdependência entre a estrutura da empresa e as suas estratégias. Em conclusão, verifica-se que, embora as estratégias da empresa possam ser fixadas a partir da análise da sua estrutura organizacional, dos seus pontos fortes e fracos, esta atitude nem sempre é viável. Numa época em que as tecnologias evoluem de forma extremamente rápida e a competitividade se acelera em nível global, tornam-se necessárias estruturas organizacionais flexíveis, que possam modificar-se rapidamente, para atender às estratégias capazes de permitir a adequada inserção da empresa em um ambiente externo extremamente volátil.The interdependent relations that exist between the structure of an organization and the organizational strategies to be implemented were analyzed. A review was made of literature on strategy, strategic management and methods of implementing strategies appropriate for organization objectives. Traditional models of organization structures were then analyzed as well as the inherent strategic advantages and disadvantages. Then the approach of various authors to these interdependent relations was studied. It was concluded that although organizational strategy can be established by analyzing organization structure as well as the strong and weak aspects involved, this is not always feasible. With fast paced technologies and sharpening global

  20. Coherence and chaos in condensed matter

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    This paper discusses the following topics: nonlinearity in condensed matter; coherence and chaos in spatially extended condensed matter systems; nonlinearity and magnetism; and solitons and conducting polymers. 52 refs., 7 figs

  1. Wall Condensation Modelling in Convective Flow

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    Lejon, Marcus

    2013-01-01

    Modelling condensation of water vapour is important in a number of engineering applications, such as nuclear reactor containment, rocket engine nozzles and heat exchangers. The current study investigates the possibilities of modelling condensation induced by a cold surface in a flow at high velocity and temperature. A number of non-condensable gases are present in the flow. The possibilities of condensation modelling are investigated in ANSYS CFX and ANSYS Fluent, with focus on ANSYS CFX. A c...

  2. Droplet size distribution in condensing flow

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    Sidin, Ryan Steeve Rodney

    2009-01-01

    In this thesis, the problem of predicting the droplet size distribution in condensing ow is in- vestigated numerically and analytically. The work focuses on two types of problems: one where condensation occurs during the transonic expansion of a vapor-mixture, and a second one where condensation takes place in a synthetic turbulent ow, reminiscent of atmospheric clouds. For single-component condensing nozzle ow, three master equations for the prediction of the droplet size distribution are ev...

  3. Bose-Einstein condensation at constant temperature

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    Erhard, M.; Schmaljohann, H.; Kronjäger, J.; Bongs, K.; Sengstock, K.

    2004-09-01

    We present an experimental approach to Bose-Einstein condensation by increasing the particle number of the system at almost constant temperature. In particular, the emergence of a new condensate is observed in multicomponent F=1 spinor condensates of Rb87 . Furthermore, we develop a simple rate-equation model for multicomponent Bose-Einstein condensate thermodynamics at finite temperature which well reproduces the measured effects.

  4. Entangled light from Bose-Einstein condensates

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    Ng, H. T.; Bose, S.

    2008-01-01

    We propose a method to generate entangled light with a Bose-Einstein condensate trapped in a cavity, a system realized in recent experiments. The atoms of the condensate are trapped in a periodic potential generated by a cavity mode. The condensate is continuously pumped by a laser and spontaneously emits a pair of photons of different frequencies in two distinct cavity modes. In this way, the condensate mediates entanglement between two cavity modes, which leak out and can be separated and e...

  5. Condensate from a two-stage gasifier

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    Bentzen, Jens Dall; Henriksen, Ulrik Birk; Hindsgaul, Claus

    2000-01-01

    Condensate, produced when gas from downdraft biomass gasifier is cooled, contains organic compounds that inhibit nitrifiers. Treatment with activated carbon removes most of the organics and makes the condensate far less inhibitory. The condensate from an optimised two-stage gasifier is so clean...... compounds and the level of inhibition are so low that condensate from the optimised two-stage gasifier can be led to the public sewer....

  6. Pion condensation and neutron star dynamics

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    The question of formation of pion condensate via a phase transition in nuclear matter, especially in the core of neutron stars is reviewed. The possible mechanisms and the theoretical restrictions of pion condensation are summarized. The effects of ultradense equation of state and density jumps on the possible condensation phase transition are investigated. The possibilities of observation of condensation process are described. (D.Gy.)

  7. Condensation coefficient of water in a weak condensation state

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    Kobayashi, Kazumichi; Watanabe, Shunsuke; Yamano, Daigo; Yano, Takeru; Fujikawa, Shigeo

    2008-01-01

    The condensation coefficient of water at a vapor-liquid interface is determined by combining shock tube experiments and numerical simulations of the Gaussian-BGK Boltzmann equation. The time evolution in thickness of a liquid film, which is formed on the shock tube endwall behind the shock wave reflected at the endwall, is measured with an optical interferometer consisting of the physical beam and the reference one. The reference beam is utilized to eliminate systematic noises ...

  8. ESTRUTURA ORGANIZACIONAL E GESTÃO DO CONHECIMENTO [doi: 10.5329/RECADM.20050402002

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    Full Text Available Normal 0 21 false false false PT-BR X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Resumo Determinar quais os efeitos dos critérios de departamentalização em estruturas organizacionais na geração e disseminação do conhecimento é o objetivo principal proposto nesta pesquisa. Para isto há necessidade de entender como o conhecimento e as informações circulam dentro das organizações, quais tipos de conhecimento são estes, quais processos são utilizados para disseminação dos novos conhecimentos adquiridos, como são gerados os conhecimentos nas organizações, como a empresa está estruturada, dentre outros temas relevantes para o estudo. Com os dados gerais obtidos através da aplicação das entrevistas, foi elaborada uma análise qualitativa para detecção de correlação efetiva entre questões e variáveis. O presente estudo permitiu concluir que a Estrutura Organizacional pode ter efeito substancialmente positivo sobre a Gestão do Conhecimento, principalmente quando adotadas as práticas de trabalho com equipes multidisciplinares para resolução de problemas ou projetos de melhoria e quando coexistirem sistemas de comunicação e ambiente propícios para o desenvolvimento de uma cultura de aprendizagem e compartilhamento do conhecimento através do contato pessoal, com adequado suporte de tecnologia.   Palavras-chave: Inovação Tecnológica, Pesquisa Básica, Relação Universidade-empresa.   Abstract   The main goal of this research is to determinate how the Organizational Design Systems can impact the generation and dissemination of knowledge. It is necessary to understand how the information and knowledge flow within the organizations, which types of knowledge are that, which processes are used to disseminate the new generated knowledge, how the knowledge is generated within the organizations and how the organization is designed, among other relevant matters. The raw data obtained through interviews were analyzed in order

  9. A estrutura de capital da micro e pequena empresa de Blumenau

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    Iara Regina dos Santos Parisotto

    2005-03-01

    Full Text Available O crescimento das micro e pequenas empresas na economia brasileira é indiscutível; um fator que preocupa, no entanto, é o alto nível de mortalidade dessas empresas. No ano de 2004, o SEBRAE apontou em pesquisa realizada, que 42% dos empresários responderam, como causas das dificuldades e razões para o fechamento das empresas, a falta de capital de giro. Tal fato motivou a realização dessa pesquisa, cujo objetivo foi de verificar como é formada a estrutura de capital da micro e pequena empresa blumenauense. Para atingir-se o objetivo proposto, foi realizada uma pesquisa descritiva, e os procedimentos foram: levantamento de dados, por meio de pesquisa de campo, bem como documental e bibliográfica. A amostra selecionada foi de 68 de um total de 76.258 micros e pequenas empresas blumenauenses (fonte: JUCESC, Florianópolis - SC, usando-se fórmula estatística de população finita, com 90% de confiança e 70% de desvio padrão. Os questionários foram aplicados pessoalmente. As conclusões foram que, na maioria das empresas pesquisadas, não está presente a visão de estrutura de capital. Os empresários atuam de acordo com as possibilidades, no momento dos acontecimentos dos fatos, utilizando os recursos que têm com maior disponibilidade e facilidade de captação, o que nem sempre se mostra a melhor opção. As empresas pesquisadas mostram que os recursos de capital de giro são provenientes, em 46,7% dos casos, de capital de terceiros a uma taxa média de 3,4%, quando poderiam pagar para captar recursos para investimentos uma taxa média de 1,9%.The growth of micro and small businesses in the Brazilian economy is unquestionable.However, worrying factor is the high leveI of mortality rate of these businesses. lnthe year of 2004, SEBRAE (Brazilian Support Service to Micro and Small Businessespresented the resu/t of survey in which 42% of the entrepreneurs pointed the lack ofworking capital as the cause of difficu/ties and c/osing down

  10. O CIBERBULLYING E SUAS RELAÇÕES COM AS ESTRUTURAS PSÍQUICAS

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    2012-05-01

    Full Text Available Este texto trata de algumas reflexões na potencialização do Bullying na escola por meio dosambientes virtuais e das redes de computadores. Também busca relacionar estas questões com as estruturaspsíquicas dos sujeitos envolvidos. Dentro desta perspectiva apontamos a pergunta que norteia este estudo “Qual é arelação existente a potencialização do Bullying na escola com o aumento de convivência no ciberespaço? “. Estapesquisa teve como objetivo desenvolver um estudo teórico a cerca do bullying e o Ciberbullying na escola e suarelação com as estruturas psíquicas dos sujeitos envolvidos nesta prática. Tratou-se de uma pesquisa exploratóriacom procedimento de revisão bibliográfica. Com esta pesquisa podemos apontar que vivemos na era da informação,de rápidas mudanças nas estruturas sociais e em suas relações. Portanto, uma ressignificação dos papéis, areconstrução dos parâmetros exercidos pela apropriação da convivência diária, não mais fechados e inertes. Poderacessar em tempo real toda sorte de informação de qualquer lugar do mundo, bem como suas principais fontes,representa uma forte mudança de paradigma social e proporciona um futuro cheio de possibilidades e fluidez, onde ainformação do hoje pode ser a ultrapassada de amanhã, num curto espaço de tempo. Podemos observar tais fatos comfacilidade no ciberespaço e nas tendências trazidas por ele também espraiadas pela virtualização das relações nasRedes Sociais.This text deals with some reflections on the potentiation ofBullying in school through virtualenvironments and computer networks. It also seeks to relate these issues to the psychic structures of the subjectsinvolved.Within this perspective, we point out the question that guides this study: "What is the relationship thepotentiation of Bullying at school with the increase of living in cyberspace?".This research aimed at developinga theoretical study about the bullying at school and

  11. Estrutura, ultraestrutura e morfometria da veia cava de paca (Cuniculus paca Linnaeus, 1766 criada em cativeiro

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    Sérgio Pinter Garcia Filho

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    Full Text Available A paca (Cuniculus paca é o segundo maior roedor da fauna brasileira. Apresenta carne de excelente qualidade, o que incentiva a criação comercial. Além disso, este animal pode tornar-se uma opção válida em experimentação embora poucas sejam as informações detalhadas sobre sua morfologia. Assim, objetivou-se descrever a morfologia, morfometria e ultraestrutura de segmentos das porções cranial e caudal da veia cava de quatro pacas (Cuniculus paca adultas excedentes do plantel do Setor de Animais Silvestres do Departamento de Zootecnia da FCAV-Unesp. Os segmentos venosos foram analisados à microscopia de luz e à microscopia eletrônica de varredura. Foram mensuradas as espessuras do complexo formado pelas túnicas íntima e média, além da túnica adventícia e analisou-se os resultados pela estatística descritiva, teste "T" pareado (p<0,05. Em relação à espessura das túnicas estudadas, comprovou-se que os valores da espessura das túnicas íntima, média e adventícia, para todos os animais, foram significativamente maiores no segmento cranial. As camadas das paredes dos vasos apresentaram variações entre si quanto à estrutura e espessura, supostamente devido a uma adaptação à exigência funcional.

  12. Estrutura da comunidade de peixes demersais da baía de Sepetiba, RJ

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    ARAÚJO FRANCISCO GERSON

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    Full Text Available Um programa de amostragens mensais de arrasto de fundo em sete estações de coleta na Baía de Sepetiba foi realizado entre julho de 1993 e junho de 1994 com o objetivo de descrever a estrutura da comunidade de peixes e suas variações espaciais e temporais. Noventa e sete espécies de peixes foram levantadas, compreendendo 70 gêneros e 38 famílias. As famílias Ariidae, Gerreidae, Sciaenidae, Carangidae e Sparidae, nesta ordem, foram as mais abundantes em número, contribuindo com 69,9% do total capturado, enquanto Ariidae, Sparidae, Gerreidae, Haemulidae e Sciaenidae somaram 67,9% do peso total. Genidens genidens, Gerres aprion, Cathorops spixii, Micropogonias furnieri e Chloroscombrus chrysurus, nesta ordem, foram as espécies mais abundantes, contribuindo cada uma com mais de 5% do número total de peixes capturados. O maior número de peixes foi associado às menores profundidades e transparências, enquanto a salinidade apresentou, na maior parte do tempo, valores estáveis em torno de 29%o. Maiores abundâncias de peixes ocorreram entre fins do verão e início do inverno. O número e peso dos peixes foram maiores na zona interna da Baía enquanto o número de espécies foi maior na zona externa, próxima ao limite com o mar. O elevado número de espécies de peixes sugere o importante papel da Baía de Sepetiba como área de criação e desenvolvimento para a comunidade de peixes.

  13. Comportamento espectral de materiais de solos e de estruturas biogênicas associadas

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    J. A. M. Demattê

    1998-12-01

    Full Text Available No presente estudo, verificou-se a interferência da macrofauna edáfica sobre os atributos físicos e químicos e sua relação com a reflectância espectral de um Latossolo Vermelho-Amarelo (LV, Terra Roxa Estruturada latossólica (TR e Vertissolo (V. Esses solos localizam-se em três pontos ao longo de uma toposseqüência da região de Piracicaba (SP. As amostras foram direcionadas para os agregados formados pelas formigas cortadeiras (Atta sp., cupins (Cornitermes cumulans e minhocas (Pontoscolex corethrurus, os quais foram comparados com o solo-controle sem atividade visível e recente dos animais (testemunha. Foram avaliadas a granulometria e a composição química das amostras de solo. O comportamento espectral do solo foi obtido em laboratório, utilizando espectroradiômetro entre 400 e 2.500 nm. Os coprólitos de minhoca apresentaram 2 a 3 vezes mais fósforo e um incremento de 30 a 50% na matéria orgânica em relação ao horizonte superficial do solo. Os agregados de cupins e formigas apresentaram composição química semelhante à dos horizontes subsuperficiais dos solos. O comportamento espectral dos agregados biológicos variou conforme sua composição química e profundidade de ação dos animais. No caso da minhoca, as curvas de reflectância foram semelhantes às do horizonte superficial para os três solos. Para as estruturas de cupim e formiga, tanto a composição química como o comportamento espectral corresponderam ao horizonte subsuperficial no LV e TR.

  14. Estrutura e significado em "Uma rosa para Emily", de William Faulkner

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    Carlos Daghlian

    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Trata-se de uma análise do consagrado conto "Uma Rosa para Emily", de William Faulkner, voltada para alguns dos principais aspectos de sua estrutura. Após considerarmos o enredo, discutimos a construção das personagens, com destaque para a protagonista, fazendo um levantamento e comentários sobre possíveis fontes de inspiração, destacando, entre outras, aspectos da biografia da poeta Emily Dickinson, a ficção e a poesia de E. A. Poe, romances de Charles Dickens e Henry James, o conto de Sherwood Anderson e a poesia de William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Robert Browning e John Crowe Ransom, acrescentando paralelos com o conto "Bartleby, o escrivão", de Herman Melville. Analisamos, então, o foco narrativo, os símbolos e o significado, ressaltando aqui o desenvolvimento temático da narrativa.This is an analysis of the well-known short story "A Rose for Emily," by William Faulkner, concentrating on some of the main aspects of its structure. A consideration of the plot is followed by a discussion of characterization, with emphasis on the protagonist, by means of a survey and comments on possible sources of inspiration including, among others, aspects of Emily Dickinson's biography, E. A. Poe's fiction and poetry, novels by Charles Dickens and Henry James, Sherwood Anderson's short stories, and the poetry of William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Robert Browning, and John Crowe Ransom, in addition to Herman Melville's short story "Bartleby, the Scrivener." The narrative focus, symbolism and meaning, stressing the thematic development of the narrative, are then analyzed.

  15. A phenomenological modeling of critical condensate saturation

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    Fang, F.; Firoozabadi, A.; Abbaszadeh, M. [and others

    1996-12-31

    We have developed a phenomenological model for critical condensate saturation. This model reveals that critical condensate saturation is a function of surface tension and contact angle hysteresis. On the other hand, residual oil saturation does not have such a dependency. Consequently, the selection of fluids in laboratory measurements for gas condensate systems should be made with care.

  16. Direct, nondestructive observation of a Bose condensate

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    M.R. Andrews; M.O. Mewes; N.J. van Druten; D.S. Durfee; D.M. Kurn; W. Ketterle

    1996-01-01

    The spatial observation of a Bose condensate is reported. Dispersive light scattering was used to observe the separation between the condensed and normal components of the Bose gas inside a magnetic trap. This technique is nondestructive, and about a hundred images of the same condensate can be take

  17. The thermalization, condensation and flickering of photons

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    Other than in a three-dimensional thermal photon gas as Planck's blackbody radiation, photons can exhibit Bose–Einstein condensation, if the thermalization process is restricted to two motional degrees of freedom. This self-contained tutorial describes the thermalization mechanism, the condensation process and the quantum statistics of the photon condensates in detail. (tutorial)

  18. Condensed matter analogues of cosmology

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    Kibble, Tom; Srivastava, Ajit

    2013-10-01

    It is always exciting when developments in one branch of physics turn out to have relevance in a quite different branch. It would be hard to find two branches farther apart in terms of energy scales than early-universe cosmology and low-temperature condensed matter physics. Nevertheless ideas about the formation of topological defects during rapid phase transitions that originated in the context of the very early universe have proved remarkably fruitful when applied to a variety of condensed matter systems. The mathematical frameworks for describing these systems can be very similar. This interconnection has led to a deeper understanding of the phenomena in condensed matter systems utilizing ideas from cosmology. At the same time, one can view these condensed matter analogues as providing, at least in a limited sense, experimental access to the phenomena of the early universe for which no direct probe is possible. As this special issue well illustrates, this remains a dynamic and exciting field. The basic idea is that when a system goes through a rapid symmetry-breaking phase transition from a symmetric phase into one with spontaneously broken symmetry, the order parameter may make different choices in different regions, creating domains that when they meet can trap defects. The scale of those domains, and hence the density of defects, is constrained by the rate at which the system goes through the transition and the speed with which order parameter information propagates. This is what has come to be known as the Kibble-Zurek mechanism. The resultant scaling laws have now been tested in a considerable variety of different systems. The earliest experiments illustrating the analogy between cosmology and condensed matter were in liquid crystals, in particular on the isotropic-to-nematic transition, primarily because it is very easy to induce the phase transition (typically at room temperature) and to image precisely what is going on. This field remains one of the

  19. Perturbing a quantum gravity condensate

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    Gielen, Steffen

    2014-01-01

    In a recent proposal using the group field theory (GFT) approach, a spatially homogeneous (generally anisotropic) universe is described as a quantum gravity condensate of 'atoms of space', which allows the derivation of an effective cosmological Friedmann equation from the microscopic quantum gravity dynamics. Here we take a first step towards the study of cosmological perturbations over the homogeneous background. We consider a state in which a single 'atom' is added to an otherwise homogeneous condensate. Backreaction of the perturbation on the background is negligible and the background dynamics can be solved separately. The dynamics for the perturbation takes the form of a quantum cosmology Hamiltonian for a 'wavefunction', depending on background and perturbations, of the product form usually assumed in a Born-Oppenheimer approximation. The perturbation we consider can then be interpreted as a spatially homogeneous metric perturbation. For this case, our results show how perturbations can be added to con...

  20. Polymer Bose–Einstein condensates

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    In this work we analyze a non-interacting one-dimensional polymer Bose–Einstein condensate in a harmonic trap within the semiclassical approximation. We use an effective Hamiltonian coming from the polymer quantization that arises in loop quantum gravity. We calculate the number of particles in order to obtain the critical temperature. The Bose–Einstein functions are replaced by series, whose high order terms are related to powers of the polymer length. It is shown that the condensation temperature presents a shift respect to the standard case, for small values of the polymer scale. In typical experimental conditions, it is possible to establish a bound for λ2 up to ≲10−16 m2. To improve this bound we should decrease the frequency of the trap and also decrease the number of particles

  1. Fundamentals of condensed matter physics

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    Cohen, Marvin L

    2016-01-01

    Based on an established course and covering the fundamentals, central areas, and contemporary topics of this diverse field, Fundamentals of Condensed Matter Physics is a much-needed textbook for graduate students. The book begins with an introduction to the modern conceptual models of a solid from the points of view of interacting atoms and elementary excitations. It then provides students with a thorough grounding in electronic structure as a starting point to understand many properties of condensed matter systems - electronic, structural, vibrational, thermal, optical, transport, magnetic and superconductivity - and methods to calculate them. Taking readers through the concepts and techniques, the text gives both theoretically and experimentally inclined students the knowledge needed for research and teaching careers in this field. It features 200 illustrations, 40 worked examples and 150 homework problems for students to test their understanding. Solutions to the problems for instructors are available at w...

  2. Compact heat exchangers modeling: Condensation

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    Garcia-Cascales, J.R.; Vera-Garcia, F. [Technical University of Cartagena, Thermal and Fluid Engineering Department, C/Dr. Fleming, s/n 30202 Cartagena, Murcia (Spain); Gonzalvez-Macia, J.; Corberan-Salvador, J.M. [Technical University of Valencia, Applied Thermodynamic Department, Valencia (Spain); Johnson, M.W.; Kohler, G.T. [Modine Manufacturing Company, Commercial Products Group, Racine, WI (United States)

    2010-01-15

    A model for the analysis of compact heat exchangers working as either evaporators or condensers is presented. This paper will focus exclusively on condensation modeling. The model is based on cell discretization of the heat exchanger in such a way that cells are analyzed following the path imposed by the refrigerant flowing through the tubes. It has been implemented in a robust code developed for assisting with the design of compact heat exchangers and refrigeration systems. These heat exchangers consist of serpentine fins that are brazed to multi-port tubes with internal microchannels. This paper also investigates a number of correlations used for the calculation of the refrigerant side heat transfer coefficient. They are evaluated comparing the predicted data with the experimental data. The working fluids used in the experiments are R134a and R410A, and the secondary fluid is air. The experimental facility is briefly described and some conclusions are finally drawn. (author)

  3. Atomistic modeling of dropwise condensation

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    Sikarwar, B. S.; Singh, P. L.; Muralidhar, K.; Khandekar, S.

    2016-05-01

    The basic aim of the atomistic modeling of condensation of water is to determine the size of the stable cluster and connect phenomena occurring at atomic scale to the macroscale. In this paper, a population balance model is described in terms of the rate equations to obtain the number density distribution of the resulting clusters. The residence time is taken to be large enough so that sufficient time is available for all the adatoms existing in vapor-phase to loose their latent heat and get condensed. The simulation assumes clusters of a given size to be formed from clusters of smaller sizes, but not by the disintegration of the larger clusters. The largest stable cluster size in the number density distribution is taken to be representative of the minimum drop radius formed in a dropwise condensation process. A numerical confirmation of this result against predictions based on a thermodynamic model has been obtained. Results show that the number density distribution is sensitive to the surface diffusion coefficient and the rate of vapor flux impinging on the substrate. The minimum drop radius increases with the diffusion coefficient and the impinging vapor flux; however, the dependence is weak. The minimum drop radius predicted from thermodynamic considerations matches the prediction of the cluster model, though the former does not take into account the effect of the surface properties on the nucleation phenomena. For a chemically passive surface, the diffusion coefficient and the residence time are dependent on the surface texture via the coefficient of friction. Thus, physical texturing provides a means of changing, within limits, the minimum drop radius. The study reveals that surface texturing at the scale of the minimum drop radius does not provide controllability of the macro-scale dropwise condensation at large timescales when a dynamic steady-state is reached.

  4. Advances in condensed matter optics

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    Chen, Liangyao; Jiang, Xunya; Jin, Kuijuan; Liu, Hui; Zhao, Haibin

    2015-01-01

    This book describes some of the more recent progresses and developmentsin the study of condensed matter optics in both theoretic and experimental fields.It will help readers, especially graduate students and scientists who are studying and working in the nano-photonic field, to understand more deeply the characteristics of light waves propagated in nano-structure-based materials with potential applications in the future.

  5. Radiative corrections to Bose condensation

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    Gonzalez, A. (Academia de Ciencias de Cuba, La Habana. Inst. de Matematica, Cibernetica y Computacion)

    1985-04-01

    The Bose condensation of the scalar field in a theory behaving in the Coleman-Weinberg mode is considered. The effective potential of the model is computed within the semiclassical approximation in a dimensional regularization scheme. Radiative corrections are shown to introduce certain ..mu..-dependent ultraviolet divergences in the effective potential coming from the Many-Particle theory. The weight of radiative corrections in the dynamics of the system is strongly modified by the charge density.

  6. Spacetime geometry from graviton condensation

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    Zielinski, Sophia

    2016-01-01

    In this thesis we introduce a novel approach viewing spacetime geometry as an emergent phenomenon based on the condensation of a large number of quanta on a distinguished flat background. We advertise this idea with regard to investigations of spacetime singularities within a quantum field theoretical framework and semiclassical considerations of black holes. Given that in any physical theory apart from General Relativity the metric background is determined in advance, singu...

  7. Theory of laminar film condensation

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    Fujii, Tetsu

    1991-01-01

    Since the petroleum crisis in the 1970s, a lot of effort to save energy was made in industry, and remarkable achievements have been made. In the research and development concerning thermal energy, however, it was clar­ ified that one of the most important problems was manufacturing con­ densing systems with smaller size and higher performance. To solve this problem we need a method which synthesizes selections_ of the type of con­ denser, cooling tube and its arrangement, assessment of fouling on the cooling surfaces, consideration of transient characteristics of a condenser, etc. The majority of effort, however, has been to devise a surface element which enhances the heat transfer coefficient in condensation of a single or multicomponent vapor. Condensation phenomena are complexly affected by a lot of physical property values, and accordingly the results of theo­ retical research are expressed with several dimensionless parameters. On the other hand, the experimental research is limited to those with som...

  8. Principles of condensed matter physics

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    This is an advanced level text and reference book on the physics of condensed matter systems. Assuming a familiarity with the basics of quantum mechanics and statistical mechanics, the book establishes a general framework, based on symmetries and conservation laws, for describing condensed phases of matter. After surveying the structure and properties of materials with different symmetries, it explores the role of spatial dimensionality and microscopic interactions in determining the nature of phase transitions. Particular attention is given to critical phenomena and renormalization group methods. The properties of liquids, liquid crystals, incommensurate crystals, quasicrystals, crystalline solids, magnetically ordered systems and amorphous solids are investigated in terms of their symmetry, generalized rigidity, hydrodynamics and topological defect structure. The book is written in a clear pedagogic style with extensive examples of real-world systems. Over 250 diagrams illustrate key points, and many exercises are included. The volume contains a bibliography, a detailed glossary, and an index. In addition to use as a course text, this book will be an essential reference to students and researchers in physics, applied physics, chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering and electrical engineering who are interested in modern condensed matter physics

  9. Quality factors to consider in condensate selection

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    Lywood, B. [Crude Quality Inc., Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    2009-07-01

    Many factors must be considered when assessing the feasibility of using condensates as a diluent for bitumen or heavy crude production blending. In addition to commercial issues, the effect of condensate quality is a key consideration. In general, condensate quality refers to density and viscosity. However, valuation decisions could be enhanced through the expansion of quality definitions and understanding. This presentation focused on the parameters that are important in choosing a diluent grade product. It also reviewed pipeline and industry specifications and provided additional information regarding general properties for bitumen and condensate compatibility; sampling and quality testing needs; and existing sources of information regarding condensate quality. tabs., figs.

  10. Spatial coherence of a polariton condensate.

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    Deng, Hui; Solomon, Glenn S; Hey, Rudolf; Ploog, Klaus H; Yamamoto, Yoshihisa

    2007-09-21

    We perform Young's double-slit experiment to study the spatial coherence properties of a two-dimensional dynamic condensate of semiconductor microcavity polaritons. The coherence length of the system is measured as a function of the pump rate, which confirms a spontaneous buildup of macroscopic coherence in the condensed phase. An independent measurement reveals that the position and momentum uncertainty product of the condensate is close to the Heisenberg limit. An experimental realization of such a minimum uncertainty wave packet of the polariton condensate opens a door to coherent matter-wave phenomena such as Josephson oscillation, superfluidity, and solitons in solid state condensate systems. PMID:17930529

  11. Bose-Einstein Condensation of Atomic Hydrogen

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    Fried, Dale G.

    1999-01-01

    This thesis describes the observation and study of Bose-Einstein condensation of a trapped, dilute gas of atomic hydrogen. The condensate and normal gas are studied by two-photon spectroscopy of the 1S-2S transition. We condense over 10^9 atoms per second for several seconds, and the peak condensate density is around 5x10^15 cm^-3. Topics covered in the thesis include a theoretical analysis of Bose-condensed hydrogen, a description of the cryogenic trapping cell and the evaporative cooling te...

  12. Condensation of the air-steam mixture in a vertical tube condenser

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    Havlík Jan; Dlouhý Tomáš

    2016-01-01

    This paper deals with the condensation of water vapour in the presence of non-condensable air. Experimental and theoretical solutions of this problem are presented here. A heat exchanger for the condensation of industrial waste steam containing infiltrated air was designed. The condenser consists of a bundle of vertical tubes in which the steam condenses as it flows downwards with cooling water flowing outside the tubes in the opposite direction. Experiments with pure steam and with mixtures ...

  13. Ghost condensate and generalized second law

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    Dubovsky and Sibiryakov recently proposed a scenario in which particles of different species propagate with different speeds due to their direct couplings to ghost condensate. It was argued that this extended version of ghost condensate allows a gedanken experiment leading to violation of the generalized second law. However, in the original ghost condensate scenario, difference in propagation speeds is suppressed by M2/MPl2, where M is the order parameter of spontaneous Lorentz breaking and MPl is the Planck scale. In this case the energy transfer necessary for the gedanken experiment is so slow that the timescale of decrease of entropy, if any, is always longer than the Jeans timescale of ghost condensate. Hence the generalized second law is not violated by the gedanken experiment in the original ghost condensate scenario. This conclusion trivially extends to gauged ghost condensation by taking into account accretion of gauged ghost condensate into a black hole.

  14. Sobre um hiper-romance ou a estrutura narrativa de Se um viajante numa noite de inverno, de Italo Calvino

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    Full Text Available O romance Se um viajante numa noite de inverno (1979 encerra a produção ficcional de Italo Calvino da década de 1970, composta ainda por As cidades invisíveis (1972 e O castelo dos destinos cruzados (1973. Esses livros são resultantes de um intenso trabalho de pesquisa, com o qual Calvino busca e testa novas formas e materiais para composição literária, impactando notadamente a organização narrativa. A pesquisa objetivou estudar a estrutura narrativa de Se um viajante numa noite de inverno, buscando compreender como se dá a interação entre os diferentes níveis narrativos da obra. Para tanto foram realizadas análises descritivas desta e os dados obtidos foram estudados à luz do conceito de mise en abyme, reportados por Rita (2014, e das reflexões acerca dos pronomes pessoais no romance, expostas por Butor (1977 e Cacciatori (1990. Verificou-se que a estrutura narrativa divide-se em dois níveis distintos: romance-moldura e microrromances, que, por sua vez, se entrelaçam. Além disso, notou-se o emprego do recurso da mise en abyme, tanto no nível enunciativo quanto do enunciado, instaurando a relação especular. Concluiu-se que esses elementos são responsáveis pela articulação dos dois planos narrativos e pela organicidade da estrutura modular do romance.

  15. Estruturação de redes sociais virtuais em organizações: um estudo de caso

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    Debora Bobsin

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available O uso das redes sociais virtuais resulta em mudanças nas interações e na comunicação entre pessoas e grupos. Como as pesquisas têm enfatizado menos a adoção e o uso dessas redes nas organizações, o objetivo neste estudo é compreender o processo de estruturação das redes sociais virtuais em organizações, usando a teoria da estruturação como base. Analisou-se esse processo em uma organização universitária em consolidação, adotando o estudo de caso como metodologia e a observação participante como principal técnica de coleta de dados. Identificou-se que as redes representaram um importante vetor de formação de identidade e de construção de significados para os participantes e para a própria organização. Com base nos objetivos e propósitos dos participantes das redes, em suas interações criaram-se e recriaram-se estruturas e alteraram-se papéis, regras e o uso de recursos (tecnológicos e outros. Como conclusão, destacam-se os principais elementos de uma rede social virtual e seus usos por organizações, e são oferecidos direcionamentos para pesquisas futuras.

  16. Análise dinâmica em modelo reduzido de uma estrutura com dois pavimentos

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    Souza Ribeiro, Rodrigo; Ferreira, Jorge Luiz de Almeida

    2007-01-01

    Este artigo tem como principal objetivo avaliar os efeitos das incertezas associadas às estimativas dos parâmetros que caracterizam a modelagem do sistema sobre o seu comportamento dinâmico. Com tal finalidade, métodos experimentais, analíticos e numéricos foram utilizados para comparação de parâmetros modais de um modelo reduzido de uma estrutura de dois pavimentos. A metodologia experimental baseou-se em técnicas de varreduras em seno e no Método da Resposta em Freqüência [1,2], p...

  17. As componentes da estrutura organizacional, a cultura de partilha de ideias e a gestão pela qualidade

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    Faria, Jorge; Leal, Susana; Carrilho, Carla; Santos, Célia; Rosa, Joana

    2006-01-01

    Este artigo apresenta o estudo das principais componentes da estrutura organizacional –formalização, centralização, integração e diferenciação – e sua relação com a cultura organizacional orientada para a aprendizagem, inovação e partilha de ideias, bem como, com a gestão orientada para a qualidade. Foram realizados 119 inquéritos que suportam a componente empírica deste trabalho.

  18. O fenómeno sinestésico na estruturação do pensamento criativo

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    Torrão, Rita Guerreiro, 1979-

    2012-01-01

    A estruturação do pensamento criativo do adolescente apresenta-se de modo “fragmentado”, em parte, devido às caraterísticas da sua experiência sensorial. Propõe-se observar a possibilidade de reconhecimento da perceção humana, segundo o “fenómeno sinestésico”, focalizando metodologias de ensino artístico e conteúdos curriculares na aprendizagem da criatividade. O nosso estudo envolveu um grupo/turma de adolescentes com idades compreendidas entre os quinze e os dezassete anos do...

  19. O aparecimento da forma e estrutura em sistemas naturais e fabricados: a visão da teoria constructal

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    Miguel, A.F.

    2007-01-01

    Porque é que a forma e a estrutura são uma característica dos sistemas de escoamento? Como é que aparecem? O que é que há de comum entre sistemas tão distintos como as bacias hidrográficas, o sistema respiratório, as colónias de bactérias ou corais, a aglomeração de aerossóis, e os filtros de ar? A Teoria Constructal de Adrian Bejan avança com uma proposta unificadora para estas questões, sendo o tema deste artigo.

  20. CDW-Exciton Condensate Competition and a Condensate Driven Force

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    Özgün, Ege; Hakioğlu, Tuğrul

    2016-08-01

    We examine the competition between the charge-density wave (CDW) instability and the excitonic condensate (EC) in spatially separated layers of electrons and holes. The CDW and the EC order parameters (OPs), described by two different mechanisms and hence two different transition temperatures TcCDW and TcEC, are self-consistently coupled by a microscopic mean field theory. We discuss the results in our model specifically focusing on the transition-metal dichalcogenides which are considered as the most typical examples of strongly coupled CDW/EC systems with atomic layer separations where the electronic energy scales are large with the critical temperatures in the range TcEC ˜ TcCDW ˜ 100-200 K. An important consequence of this is that the excitonic energy gap, hence the condensed free energy, vary with the layer separation resulting in a new type of force FEC. We discuss the possibility of this force as the possible driver of the structural lattice deformation observed in some TMDCs with a particular attention on the 1T-TiSe2 below 200 K.

  1. Atenção pré-natal na rede básica: uma avaliação da estrutura e do processo

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    Silveira Denise Silva da; Santos Iná Silva dos; Costa Juvenal Soares Dias da

    2001-01-01

    Realizou-se estudo transversal descritivo e auditoria de registros médicos para avaliar a estrutura e o processo de atendimento pré-natal nas unidades de atenção primária à saúde em Pelotas, Sul do Brasil. Para a investigação da estrutura, foram incluídas todas as 31 unidades da zona urbana. No estudo do processo revisou-se os registros de pré-natal das mães com data provável de parto nos 6 meses anteriores ao início do trabalho de campo, num total de 839 formulários. A estrutura foi consider...

  2. Modelação do comportamento de estruturas pórtico-parede de betão armado considerando os efeitos diferidos

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    Hélder Ramos da Silva; António Abel Henriques; Rui Póvoas

    2005-01-01

    Neste artigo é apresentado um modelo de análise não linear material, incluindo efeitos diferidos, de estruturas planas de betão armado e pré-esforçado baseado no Método dos Elementos Finitos, desenvolvido com o objectivo de estudar o comportamento de estruturas pórtico-parede de betão armado. O modelo possibilita a discretização da estrutura com elementos de viga isoparamétricos de três nós de Timoshenko com discretização por camadas em altura, elementos isoparamétricos quadráticos de Serendi...

  3. Condensation on slippery asymmetric bumps.

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    Park, Kyoo-Chul; Kim, Philseok; Grinthal, Alison; He, Neil; Fox, David; Weaver, James C; Aizenberg, Joanna

    2016-03-01

    Controlling dropwise condensation is fundamental to water-harvesting systems, desalination, thermal power generation, air conditioning, distillation towers, and numerous other applications. For any of these, it is essential to design surfaces that enable droplets to grow rapidly and to be shed as quickly as possible. However, approaches based on microscale, nanoscale or molecular-scale textures suffer from intrinsic trade-offs that make it difficult to optimize both growth and transport at once. Here we present a conceptually different design approach--based on principles derived from Namib desert beetles, cacti, and pitcher plants--that synergistically combines these aspects of condensation and substantially outperforms other synthetic surfaces. Inspired by an unconventional interpretation of the role of the beetle's bumpy surface geometry in promoting condensation, and using theoretical modelling, we show how to maximize vapour diffusion fluxat the apex of convex millimetric bumps by optimizing the radius of curvature and cross-sectional shape. Integrating this apex geometry with a widening slope, analogous to cactus spines, directly couples facilitated droplet growth with fast directional transport, by creating a free-energy profile that drives the droplet down the slope before its growth rate can decrease. This coupling is further enhanced by a slippery, pitcher-plant-inspired nanocoating that facilitates feedback between coalescence-driven growth and capillary-driven motion on the way down. Bumps that are rationally designed to integrate these mechanisms are able to grow and transport large droplets even against gravity and overcome the effect of an unfavourable temperature gradient. We further observe an unprecedented sixfold-higher exponent of growth rate, faster onset, higher steady-state turnover rate, and a greater volume of water collected compared to other surfaces. We envision that this fundamental understanding and rational design strategy can be

  4. Condensation on slippery asymmetric bumps

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    Park, Kyoo-Chul; Kim, Philseok; Grinthal, Alison; He, Neil; Fox, David; Weaver, James C.; Aizenberg, Joanna

    2016-03-01

    Controlling dropwise condensation is fundamental to water-harvesting systems, desalination, thermal power generation, air conditioning, distillation towers, and numerous other applications. For any of these, it is essential to design surfaces that enable droplets to grow rapidly and to be shed as quickly as possible. However, approaches based on microscale, nanoscale or molecular-scale textures suffer from intrinsic trade-offs that make it difficult to optimize both growth and transport at once. Here we present a conceptually different design approach—based on principles derived from Namib desert beetles, cacti, and pitcher plants—that synergistically combines these aspects of condensation and substantially outperforms other synthetic surfaces. Inspired by an unconventional interpretation of the role of the beetle’s bumpy surface geometry in promoting condensation, and using theoretical modelling, we show how to maximize vapour diffusion fluxat the apex of convex millimetric bumps by optimizing the radius of curvature and cross-sectional shape. Integrating this apex geometry with a widening slope, analogous to cactus spines, directly couples facilitated droplet growth with fast directional transport, by creating a free-energy profile that drives the droplet down the slope before its growth rate can decrease. This coupling is further enhanced by a slippery, pitcher-plant-inspired nanocoating that facilitates feedback between coalescence-driven growth and capillary-driven motion on the way down. Bumps that are rationally designed to integrate these mechanisms are able to grow and transport large droplets even against gravity and overcome the effect of an unfavourable temperature gradient. We further observe an unprecedented sixfold-higher exponent of growth rate, faster onset, higher steady-state turnover rate, and a greater volume of water collected compared to other surfaces. We envision that this fundamental understanding and rational design strategy can be

  5. Phenomena of flooding with condensation

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    The penetration of ECC water in the downcomer region of PWRs has recently been the subject of considerable research due to its importance in the safety analysis of a hypothetical LOCA. The difficulties in such analysis lie in the lack of understanding of the basic phenomena of counter-current two-phase flow, complicated also by the condensation effect and the geometry effect of a PWR. This thesis is aimed at developing an understanding of the basic phenomena of counter-current steam-water flow in a simple vertical tube geometry and the effect of condensation on the flow behavior. An experimental system with a transparent test section was designed to study the behavior of steam-water counter-current flow. Steam is injected at the bottom. Saturated or subcooled water is then injected through a weir type device at the midheight of a 3.8 cm I.D. vertical pyrex glass tube of 241 cm total height. Flow patterns of steam and water in the tube below and above the water injection level are observed visually and photographically to identify flow regimes. Analyses and correlations have been developed for predicting flow regime transitions. Water penetration rates are measured and correlated. When the steam flow is lower than the Wallis flooding limit, i.e., the lowest flow which will cause initiation of liquid upflow when the liquid is saturated, the injected liquid falls as a smooth film to the lower plenum whether the injected liquid is subcooled or not. If the injected water subcooling is more than sufficient to condense the steam completely, a liquid oscillating plug forms. Motion of the plug is analyzed and solved numerically

  6. Quantum tunnelling in condensed media

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    Kagan, Yu

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    The essays in this book deal with of the problem of quantum tunnelling and related behavior of a microscopic or macroscopic system, which interacts strongly with an ""environment"" - this being some form of condensed matter. The ""system"" in question need not be physically distinct from its environment, but could, for example, be one particular degree of freedom on which attention is focussed, as in the case of the Josephson junction studied in several of the papers. This general problem has been studied in many hundreds, if not thousands, of articles in the literature, in contexts as diverse

  7. Velocity condensation for magnetotactic bacteria

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    Rupprecht, Jean-Francois; Bocquet, Lydéric

    2015-01-01

    Magnetotactic swimmers tend to align along magnetic field lines against stochastic reorientations. We show that the swimming strategy, e.g. active Brownian motion versus run-and-tumble dynamics, strongly affects the orientation statistics. The latter can exhibit a velocity condensation whereby the alignment probability density diverges. As a consequence, we find that the swimming strategy affects the nature of the phase transition to collective motion, indicating that L\\'evy run-and-tumble walks can outperform active Brownian processes as strategies to trigger collective behavior.

  8. Velocity Condensation for Magnetotactic Bacteria.

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    Rupprecht, Jean-François; Waisbord, Nicolas; Ybert, Christophe; Cottin-Bizonne, Cécile; Bocquet, Lydéric

    2016-04-22

    Magnetotactic swimmers tend to align along magnetic field lines against stochastic reorientations. We show that the swimming strategy, e.g., active Brownian motion versus run-and-tumble dynamics, strongly affects the orientation statistics. The latter can exhibit a velocity condensation whereby the alignment probability density diverges. As a consequence, we find that the swimming strategy affects the nature of the phase transition to collective motion, indicating that Lévy run-and-tumble walks can outperform active Brownian processes as strategies to trigger collective behavior. PMID:27152825

  9. Dropwise Condensation on Hydrophobic Cylinders

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    Park, Kyoo-Chul; Hoang, Michelle; McManus, Brendan; Aizenberg, Joanna

    2016-01-01

    In this work, we studied the effect of the diameter of horizontal hydrophobic cylinders on droplet growth. We postulate that the concentration gradient created by natural convection around a horizontal circular cylinder is related to the droplet growth on the cylinder by condensation. We derive a simple scaling law of droplet growth and compare it with experimental results. The predicted negative exponent of drop diameter (d) as a function of cylinder diameter (D) at different time points is similar to the general trend of experimental data. Further, this effect of cylinder diameter on droplet growth is observed to be stronger than the supersaturation conditions created by different surface temperatures.

  10. Spinor Bose–Einstein condensates

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    An overview of the physics of spinor and dipolar Bose–Einstein condensates (BECs) is given. Mean-field ground states, Bogoliubov spectra, and many-body ground and excited states of spinor BECs are discussed. Properties of spin-polarized dipolar BECs and those of spinor–dipolar BECs are reviewed. Some of the unique features of the vortices in spinor BECs such as fractional vortices and non-Abelian vortices are delineated. The symmetry of the order parameter is classified using group theory, and various topological excitations are investigated based on homotopy theory. Some of the more recent developments in a spinor BEC are discussed.

  11. Tachyon Condensation on Noncommutative Torus

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    Bars, Itzhak; Matsuo, Y; Takayanagi, T

    2001-01-01

    We discuss noncommutative solitons on a noncommutative torus and their application to tachyon condensation. In the large B limit, they can be exactly described by the Powers-Rieffel projection operators known in the mathematical literature. The resulting soliton spectrum is consistent with T-duality and is surprisingly interesting. It is shown that an instability arises for any D-branes, leading to the decay into many smaller D-branes. This phenomenon is the consequence of the fact that K-homology for type II von Neumann factor is labeled by R.

  12. Spinor Bose–Einstein condensates

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    Kawaguchi, Yuki, E-mail: kawaguchi@ap.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp [Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japan); Ueda, Masahito, E-mail: ueda@phys.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp [Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 (Japan); ERATO Macroscopic Quantum Control Project, JST, Tokyo 113-8656 (Japan)

    2012-11-01

    An overview of the physics of spinor and dipolar Bose–Einstein condensates (BECs) is given. Mean-field ground states, Bogoliubov spectra, and many-body ground and excited states of spinor BECs are discussed. Properties of spin-polarized dipolar BECs and those of spinor–dipolar BECs are reviewed. Some of the unique features of the vortices in spinor BECs such as fractional vortices and non-Abelian vortices are delineated. The symmetry of the order parameter is classified using group theory, and various topological excitations are investigated based on homotopy theory. Some of the more recent developments in a spinor BEC are discussed.

  13. Velocity Condensation for Magnetotactic Bacteria

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    Rupprecht, Jean-François; Waisbord, Nicolas; Ybert, Christophe; Cottin-Bizonne, Cécile; Bocquet, Lydéric

    2016-04-01

    Magnetotactic swimmers tend to align along magnetic field lines against stochastic reorientations. We show that the swimming strategy, e.g., active Brownian motion versus run-and-tumble dynamics, strongly affects the orientation statistics. The latter can exhibit a velocity condensation whereby the alignment probability density diverges. As a consequence, we find that the swimming strategy affects the nature of the phase transition to collective motion, indicating that Lévy run-and-tumble walks can outperform active Brownian processes as strategies to trigger collective behavior.

  14. Um projeto em linguagem LOGO para elicitar a produção de estruturas relativas em português

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    Axt, Margarete

    1990-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabalho preliminar, utilizando a linguagem LOGO de programação, constitui um "kernel" de representação do conhecimento das quatro estruturas básicas concernentes ao processo de relativização, em Língua Portuguesa. A utilização da linguagem LOGO deu-se no intuito de explorar as suas potencialidades e seus limites enquanto linguagem voltada para a inteligência artificial. Nesse sentido, construímos duas pequenas gramáticas de cláusulas definidas, inspiradas nas idéias de N. Rowe (Roselló, 86, para a montagem e análise de orações, a par de um conjunto de procedimentos que interage como sujeito, fazendo-lhe perguntas que possam completar o aprendizado do programa sobre o conhecimento do mesmo. O objetivo do "kernel" é possibilitar a construção de um sistema mais complexo que possa acompanhar a aquisição de estruturas relativas pela criança.

  15. A Brønsted Acid-Amino Acid as a Synergistic Catalyst for Asymmetric List-Lerner-Barbas Aldol Reactions.

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    Ramachary, Dhevalapally B; Shruthi, Kodambahalli S

    2016-03-18

    Herein, for the first time, a combination of L-amino acid, (R)-5,5-dimethyl thiazolidinium-4-carboxylate (L-DMTC) with simple Brønsted acid TFA is reported as the suitable synergistic catalyst for the List-Lerner-Barbas aldol (LLB-A) reaction of less reactive 2-azidobenzaldehydes with various ketones at ambient temperature to furnish the optically active functionalized (2-azidophenyl)alcohols with very good yields, dr's, and ee's. This method gives first time access to the novel azido-containing multifunctional compounds, which are applicable in material to medicinal chemistry. Chiral functionalized (2-azidophenyl)alcohols were transformed into different molecular scaffolds in good yields with high selectivity through Lewis acid mediated NaBH4 reduction, aza-Wittig and Staudinger reaction (azide reduction), followed by oxidative cyclizations, allenone synthesis, and click reaction, respectively. Chiral LLB-A products might become suitable starting materials for the total synthesis of natural products, ingredients, and inhibitors in medicinal chemistry. The mechanistic synergy of L-DMTC with TFA to increase the rate and selectivity of LLB-A reaction in DMSO-D6 is explained with the controlled and online NMR experiments. PMID:26907463

  16. 密胺-醇胺树脂的结构及其鞣革功能研究%Structure and tanning properties of melamine-aldol resin

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    王玉增; 李建波; 单志华

    2016-01-01

    研究了制备密胺-醇胺树脂MAR(melamine-aldol resin)的方法,分析了MAR的基本结构和性能,并探究了其做鞣剂的效果以及其他鞣剂复鞣MAR鞣革的效果.经试验发现:MAR溶液的耐温稳定性及耐盐稳定性较好,在低pH下对醛鞣剂也较为稳定.MAR具良好的鞣革性能,6% MAR鞣革的Ts达78.2℃.MAR鞣革的复鞣试验发现用荆树皮栲胶复鞣时,复鞣革Ts高达97.5℃;用戊二醛作复鞣剂时,复鞣革Ts达92.7℃,说明MAR是一种很好的鞣革材料,尤其是MAR鞣革经加脂后Ts降低极少.

  17. Structure and tanning properties of melamine-aldol resin%密胺-醇胺树脂的结构及其鞣革功能研究

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    王玉增; 李建波; 单志华

    2016-01-01

    研究了制备密胺-醇胺树脂MAR(melamine-aldol resin)的方法,分析了MAR的基本结构和性能,并探究了其做鞣剂的效果以及其他鞣剂复鞣MAR鞣革的效果.经试验发现:MAR溶液的耐温稳定性及耐盐稳定性较好,在低pH下对醛鞣剂也较为稳定.MAR具良好的鞣革性能,6% MAR鞣革的Ts达78.2℃.MAR鞣革的复鞣试验发现用荆树皮栲胶复鞣时,复鞣革Ts高达97.5℃;用戊二醛作复鞣剂时,复鞣革Ts达92.7℃,说明MAR是一种很好的鞣革材料,尤其是MAR鞣革经加脂后Ts降低极少.

  18. Determinantes da estrutura de capitais das empresas Cotadas Portuguesas: evidência empírica usando modelos de dados em painel

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    Rogão, Márcia

    2006-01-01

    O artigo de Modigliani e Miller (1958) referente à irrelevância da estrutura de capitais sobre o valor da empresa originou o surgimento de diversos modelos teóricos e empíricos, nomeadamente a teoria do Trade-off, da Pecking Order e do Market Timing. Assim, o presente estudo tem como objectivo identificar as teorias predominantes nas decisões da estrutura de capitais das empresas cotadas portuguesas, utilizando como metodologia de investigação os modelos estáticos de painel e os estimadores d...

  19. Estrutura de capitais das PME produtoras de bens transacionáveis da região Alentejo: factores determinantes do endividamento

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    Cardoso, Carlos Alberto Garcia

    2015-01-01

    Neste trabalho, procuramos analisar os fatores determinantes do endividamento, de uma amostra de 2.064 PME produtoras de bens transacionáveis da Região Alentejo, no período compreendido entre 2006 e 2013. Centramo-nos no estudo dos fatores habitualmente tidos como determinantes da estrutura de capitais, maturidade da dívida e estrutura da dívida. Para determinação dos resultados, foram utilizados métodos univariados e de regressão sobre dados em painel e testadas as hipóteses. Definimos co...

  20. Fatores determinantes da estrutura de capital das maiores empresas que atuam no Brasil Determinant factors of capital structure for the largest companies active in Brazil

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    Giovani Antonio Silva Brito; Luiz J. Corrar; Flávio Donizete Batistella

    2007-01-01

    Estrutura de capital é um tema ainda controverso em teoria de finanças. Desde a discussão entre a teoria tradicional, que defende a existência de uma estrutura de capital ótima que leva à maximização do valor da empresa, e a proposta por Modigliani e Miller (1958), que considera que o valor da empresa não é afetado pela forma como ela é financiada, diversos estudos empíricos têm sido realizados com o objetivo de identificar os fatores que explicam a forma como as empresas se financiam. Esta p...

  1. Bose condensation in topologically ordered quantum liquids

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    Neupert, Titus; He, Huan; von Keyserlingk, Curt; Sierra, German; Bernevig, Andrei

    The condensation of bosons can induce transitions between topological quantum field theories (TQFTs). This as been previously investigated through the formalism of Frobenius algebras and with the use of Vertex lifting coefficients. We discuss an alternative, algebraic approach to boson condensation in TQFTs that is physically motivated and computationally efficient. With a minimal set of assumptions, such as commutativity of the condensation with the fusion of anyons, we can prove a number of theorems linking boson condensation in TQFTs with algebra extensions in conformal field theories and with the problem of factorization of completely positive matrices over the positive integers. We propose an algorithm for obtaining a condensed theory fusion algebra and its modular matrices. For example, this formalism can be used to build multi-layer TQFTs which could be a starting point to build three-dimensional topologically ordered phases. Using this formalism, we also give examples of bosons that cannot undergo a condensation transition due to topological obstructions.

  2. Steam condensation systems in reactor isolation

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    Purpose: To enable stabilized operation of the steam condensating system in a BWR type nuclear power plant by the control of the water level in a residual heat removing heat exchanger. Constitution: In a steam condensating system comprising a residual heat removing heat exchanger (RHRHX) for receiving steams upon rapid stop of a main turbine, a cooling turbine in reactor isolation (RCIC turbine), and a cooling pump sucking condensated water from RHRHX and condensates from the RCIC turbine and recycling them to a reactor container, the water level in RHRHX is controlled by the pressure signal from a suction pipeway of the cooling pump and the water from the condensator that condensates steams from the gland of the RCIC turbine is fed to the locations other than the suction pipe, for example, to a pressure suppression chamber by a drain pump. (Furukawa, Y.)

  3. Condensing Heat Recovery of Centrifugal Chiller

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    GONG Guang-cai; JIAO Jun-jun; WANG Li-ping; ZENG Wei

    2009-01-01

    To a kind of centrifugal water chiUer with R22 and about 1745 kW of cooling capacity.a heat exchanger was added between the outlet of compressor and original condenser to get part of or all the condensing heat.Condensing heat can be recovered by compound condensing method,which adopts air-cooling model+wa-ter-cooling model or water-cooling model+water-cooling model at the condensing side of the system.By exergy analysis and experiment research on compound condensing heat recovery of centrifugal chiller,the results are ob-tained that the capability of the whole system increases,the energy efficiency ratio (EER) becomes 3.2~5.0 from 2.2~3.4, which implies the EER increases about 1.0~1.5,the exergy efficiency increases about 10%,and the chiller runs more stably after reformation.

  4. Study on synthesis of 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl) benzylidene-4'-methoxyacetophenone by microwave-enhanced Aldol condensation%微波促进Aldol-缩合反应合成4-(1,1-二甲基乙基)-亚苄基-4'-甲氧基乙酰苯的研究

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    杨俊伟; 薛希武; 安浩; 朱永瑞; 李侠

    2009-01-01

    以对叔丁基苯甲醛和对甲氧基苯乙酮为原料,Al2O3固载KF为催化剂,采用微波辐射技术,合成4-(1,1-二甲基乙基)-亚苄基-4'-甲氧基乙酰苯.考察了微波辐射功率、辐射时间、催化剂量和溶剂量对产率的影响,结果表明,最佳反应条件:对叔丁基苯甲醛 : 对甲氧基苯乙酮(摩尔比)=1 : 1,微波辐射功率480 W,辐射时间70 s,催化剂的量90 g,溶剂甲醇量100 mL,收率超过95%.

  5. The physics of exciton-polariton condensates

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    Lagoudakis, Konstantinos

    2013-01-01

    In 2006 researchers created the first polariton Bose-Einstein condensate at 19K in the solid state. Being inherently open quantum systems, polariton condensates open a window into the unpredictable world of physics beyond the “fifth state of matter”: the limited lifetime of polaritons renders polariton condensates out-of-equilibrium and provides a fertile test-bed for non-equilibrium physics. This book presents an experimental investigation into exciting features arising from this non-equilibrium behavior. Through careful experimentation, the author demonstrates the ability of polaritons to synchronize and create a single energy delocalized condensate. Under certain disorder and excitation conditions the complete opposite case of coexisting spatially overlapping condensates may be observed. The author provides the first demonstration of quantized vortices in polariton condensates and the first observation of fractional vortices with full phase and amplitude characterization. Finally, this book investigate...

  6. Bio-oil fractionation and condensation

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    Brown, Robert C; Jones, Samuel T; Pollard, Anthony

    2013-07-02

    A method of fractionating bio-oil vapors which involves providing bio-oil vapors comprising bio-oil constituents is described. The bio-oil vapors are cooled in a first stage which comprises a condenser having passages for the bio-oil separated by a heat conducting wall from passages for a coolant. The coolant in the condenser of the first stage is maintained at a substantially constant temperature, set at a temperature in the range of 75 to 100.degree. C., to condense a first liquid fraction of liquefied bio-oil constituents in the condenser of the first stage. The first liquid fraction of liquified bio-oil constituents from the condenser in the first stage is collected. Also described are steps for subsequently recovering further liquid fractions of liquefied bio-oil constituents. Particular compositions of bio-oil condensation products are also described.

  7. Condensate cleaning-up method

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    Upon cleaning-up condensates by filtration through thread-like hollow porous membranes in BWR type reactors, the thread-like hollow porous membranes used have average pore size of 0.01 - 1 μm and porosity of 40 to 80 % , having ionic exchange capacity corresponding to 0.05 to 2 meq of sulfonic groups introduced per one gram of the thread-like hollow porous membranes, in which the sulfonic groups at the outer surface are in the form of salts of non-dissociating metals. By using the thread-like hollow porous membranes capable of satisfying such conditions, it is possible to prevent the formation of solid-like iron deposited to the inner and the outer surfaces of the thread-like hollow membranes even when the condensates in a nuclear power plant are filtered for a long period of time. Further, since there is no scarce reduction in the water permeation rate, stable operation is possible. (T.M.)

  8. Muonic Chemistry in Condensed Matter

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    When polarized muons (@m|+) stop in condensed matter, muonic atoms are formed in the final part of their range, and direct measurements of the @m|+-spin polarization are possible via the asymmetric decay into positrons. The hyperfine interaction determines the characteristic precession frequencies of the @m|+ spin in muonium, @w(Mu). Such frequencies can be altered by the interactions of the muonium's electron spin with the surrounding medium. The measurement of @w(Mu) in a condensed system is known often to provide unique information regarding the system. \\\\ \\\\ In particular, the use of muonium atoms as a light isotope of the simple reactive radical H|0 allows the investigation of fast reactions of radicals over a typical time scale 10|-|9~@$<$~t~@$<$~10|-|5~sec, which is determined by the instrumental resolution at one end and by the @m|+ lifetime at the other. \\\\ \\\\ In biological macromolecules transient radicals, such as the constituents of DNA itself, exist on a time scale of sub-microseconds, acco...

  9. On scalar condensate baryogenesis model

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    We discuss the scalar field condensate baryogenesis model, which is among the baryogenesis scenarios preferred today, compatible with inflation. According to that model a complex scalar field φ, carrying baryon charge B≠0 is generated at inflation. The baryon excess in the Universe results from the φ decay at later stages of Universe evolution (T 15 GeV). We updated the model's parameters range according to the current observational cosmological constraints and analyzed numerically φ evolution after the inflationary stage till its decay φ → qq-barlγ. During that period oscillated with a decreasing amplitude due to Universe expansion and particle production processes due to the coupling of the field to fermions gφf1f2. It was shown that particle creation processes play an essential role for evolution and its final value. It may lead to a considerable decrease of the field's amplitude for large g and/or large H values, which reflects finally into strong damping of the baryon charge carried by the condensate. The analysis suggests that for a natural range of the model's parameters the observed value of the baryon asymmetry can be obtained and the model can serve as a successful baryogenesis model, compatible with inflation. (author)

  10. Condensation induced water hammer safety

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    Condensation induced water hammer events in piping systems can cause catastrophic steam system failures which can result in equipment damage, personal injury, and even death. As an industry, we have learned to become accustomed to the ''banging'' that we often hear in our steam piping systems, and complacent in our actions to prevent it. It is unfortunate that lives are lost needlessly, as this type of water hammer event is preventable if one only applies some basic principles when operating and maintaining their steam systems. At the U. S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site where I work, there was one such accident that occurred in 1993 which took the life of a former co-worker and friend of mine. Hanford was established as part of the Manhattan Project during World War II. it is a 560 square mile complex located along the banks of the Columbia River in Southeastern Washington State. For almost 45 years, hanford's mission was to produce weapons grade plutonium for our nations defense programs. Today, Hanford no longer produces plutonium, but is focused on site clean-up and economic diversification. Hanford still uses steam for heating and processing activities, utilizing over 20 miles of piping distribution systems similar to those found in industry. Although these aging systems are still sound, they cannot stand up to the extreme pressure pulses developed by a condensation induced water hammer

  11. Active condensation of water by plants

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    Prokhorov Alexey Anatolievich

    2013-01-01

    This paper is devoted to some peculiarities of water condensation on the surface of plants . Arguments in support of the hypothesis that in decreasing temperature of leaves and shoots below the dew point, the plant can actively condense moisture from the air, increasing the duration of dewfall are presented. Evening dewfall on plant surfaces begins before starting the formation of fog. Morning condensation continues for some time after the air temperature exceeds the dew point . The phenomen...

  12. Droplet condensation on polymer surfaces: a review

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    UÇAR, İkrime Orkan; ERBİL, Hüsnü Yıldırım

    2013-01-01

    Dropwise condensation on substrates is an important topic of interest because it plays a crucial role in many scientific applications such as heat transfer, water harvesting from the humid atmosphere, and polymer templating. We focused on droplet condensation on polymer surfaces and briefly summarized the drop condensation studies reported in the last 2 decades and their potential applications. The main topics discussed in this review are water harvesting from dew using radiative ...

  13. Dual quark condensate and dressed Polyakov loops

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    Bilgici, Erek; Bruckmann, Falk; Gattringer, Christof; Hagen, Christian

    2008-01-01

    We construct a new order parameter for finite temperature QCD by considering the quark condensate for U(1)-valued temporal boundary conditions for the fermions. Fourier transformation with respect to the boundary condition defines the dual condensate. This quantity corresponds to an equivalence class of Polyakov loops, thereby being an order parameter for the center symmetry. We explore the duality relation between the quark condensate and these dressed Polyakov loops numerically, using quenc...

  14. Thermodynamics of Bose-Condensed Atomic Hydrogen

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    B. Pozzi; Salasnich, L.; A. Parola; Reatto, L.

    2000-01-01

    We study the thermodynamics of the Bose-condensed atomic hydrogen confined in the Ioffe-Pritchard potential. Such a trapping potential, that models the magnetic trap used in recent experiments with hydrogen, is anharmonic and strongly anisotropic. We calculate the ground-state properties, the condensed and non-condensed fraction and the Bose-Einstein transition temperature. The thermodynamics of the system is strongly affected by the anharmonicity of this external trap. Finally, we consider t...

  15. Non nodal condensation of eigenvalue problems

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    Mackens, Wolfgang; Voss, Heinrich

    1997-01-01

    We generalize the Guyan condensation of large symmetric eigenvalue problems to allow general degrees of freedom to be master variables. On one hand useful information from other condensation methods (such as Component Mode Synthesis) thus can be incorporated into the method. On the other hand this opens the way to iterative refinement of eigenvector approximations. Convergence of such a procedure follows from the result, that one step of (static) condensation is equivalent to one step of inve...

  16. Structure of Nonlocal Vacuum Condensate of Quarks

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    周丽娟; 马维兴

    2003-01-01

    The Dyson-Schwinger formalism is used to derive a fully dressed quark propagator. By use of the derived form of the quark propagator, the structure of non-local quark vacuum condensate is studied, and the values of local quark vacuum condensate as well as quark gluon mixed condensate are calculated. The theoretical predictions are in good agreement with the empirical one used commonly in the literature.

  17. Polyelectrolyte Condensation Induced by Linear Cations

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    Guáqueta, Camilo; Luijten, Erik

    2007-01-01

    We examine the role of the condensing agent in the formation of polyelectrolyte bundles, via grand-canonical Monte Carlo simulations. Following recent experiments we use linear, rigid divalent cations of various lengths to induce condensation. Our results clarify and explain the experimental results for short cations. For longer cations we observe novel condensation behavior owing to alignment of the cations. We also study the role of the polyelectrolyte surface charge density, and find a non...

  18. Bose-Einstein condensation of 84Sr.

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    Martinez de Escobar, Y N; Mickelson, P G; Yan, M; DeSalvo, B J; Nagel, S B; Killian, T C

    2009-11-13

    We report Bose-Einstein condensation of (84)Sr in an optical dipole trap. Efficient laser cooling on the narrow intercombination line and an ideal s-wave scattering length allow the creation of large condensates (N(0) approximately 3 x 10(5)) even though the natural abundance of this isotope is only 0.6%. Condensation is heralded by the emergence of a low-velocity component in time-of-flight images. PMID:20365965

  19. Bose-Einstein Condensation of 84-Sr

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    de Escobar, Y. N. Martinez; Mickelson, P. G.; Yan, M; DeSalvo, B. J.; Nagel, S. B.; Killian, T. C.

    2009-01-01

    We report Bose-Einstein condensation of 84-Sr in an optical dipole trap. Efficient laser cooling on the narrow intercombination line and an ideal s-wave scattering length allow creation of large condensates (N0 ~ 3x10^5) even though the natural abundance of this isotope is only 0.6%. Condensation is heralded by the emergence of a low-velocity component in time-of-flight images.

  20. Condensator cleaning device and operation method therefor

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    In a BWR type power generating facility, an iodine removing filter is disposed to the exhaustion side of a condensator vacuum pump for exhausting gases in a turbine condensator. After shutting down a plant, a condensator vacuum breakable valve is opened, and air is supplied to the condensator to reach atmospheric pressure. Then, the vacuum breakable valve is closed, a vacuum pump is operated to evacuate the inside of the condensator. The air at the top end of a secondary pipeline and equipments expands in association with the pressure reduction, so that radioactive iodine in the pipelines and equipments flows out to a gas phase of the condensator. During evacuating operation of the condensator, predetermined valves are operated so that exhausted gases from the vacuum pump pass through the iodine removing filter. The radioactive iodine discharged from the condensator is adsorbed to the iodine removing filter, and then it is released from an exhaustion pipe. Then, the vacuum breakable valve is opened again, and the condensator and equipments of the secondary pipeline are brought to the state of atmospheric pressure. (I.N.)

  1. Advances in modelling of condensation phenomena

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    Liu, W.S.; Zaltsgendler, E. [Ontario Hydro Nuclear, Toronto (Canada); Hanna, B. [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Pinawa, Manitoba (Canada)

    1997-07-01

    The physical parameters in the modelling of condensation phenomena in the CANDU reactor system codes are discussed. The experimental programs used for thermal-hydraulic code validation in the Canadian nuclear industry are briefly described. The modelling of vapour generation and in particular condensation plays a key role in modelling of postulated reactor transients. The condensation models adopted in the current state-of-the-art two-fluid CANDU reactor thermal-hydraulic system codes (CATHENA and TUF) are described. As examples of the modelling challenges faced, the simulation of a cold water injection experiment by CATHENA and the simulation of a condensation induced water hammer experiment by TUF are described.

  2. Population structure of Brazilian Gyr dairy cattle Estrutura populacional de bovinos Gir leiteiros no Brasil

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    João Cruz Reis Filho

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available The objective of the present study was to evaluate the genetic structure of Gyr cattle selected for milk production. Files of pedigree and production were composed of 27,610 animals. The ENDOG program was used for the calculation of individual inbreeding coefficient (F and coefficient of average relatedness (AR, effective number of animals(Ne, effective number of founders (f e and ancestors (f a, and generation interval (GI. Individual inbreeding coefficients and average relatedness in the population were 2.82% and 2.10%, respectively. It was observed a reduction in the effective number of animals, especially after publication of the results of the first progeny test. The estimated effective number of founders was 146 and 75 for the ancestrals. Out of those, only 28 ancestors accounted for the origin of 50% of the population genes. The average generation interval was 8.41 years and it was longer for males than for females. For maintaining genetic variability in future generations, it should be invested mating strategies that reduce inbreeding and which do not use massively only some high breeding value sires.O objetivo neste trabalho foi avaliar a estrutura genética da raça Gir selecionada para produção de leite. Os arquivos de pedigree e de produção eram compostos de 27.610 animais. Utilizou-se o programa ENDOG para cálculo dos coeficientes individuais de endogamia (F e coeficiente de relação médio (AR, número efetivo de animais (Ne, de fundadores (fe e de ancestrais (fa e do intervalo de gerações (GI. Os coeficientes individuais de endogamia e de relação médios da população foram 2,82 e 2,10%, respectivamente. Foi observada redução do número efetivo de animais, especialmente após a publicação dos resultados do primeiro teste de progênie. O número efetivo de fundadores estimado foi de 146 e o de ancestrais, 75. Desses, apenas 28 ancestrais foram responsáveis pela origem de 50% dos genes da população. O intervalo m

  3. Correlações entre as estruturas dos membros inferiores Correlations between lower limb structures

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    Francis Trombini-Souza

    2009-09-01

    Full Text Available A literatura sugere que mudanças no ângulo Q podem alterar o arco plantar longitudinal e que um mau alinhamento do retropé poderia também modificar a postura do antepé. Contudo, não foram encontrados estudos que correlacionem quantitativamente, na postura ortostática bipodal, todos esses segmentos. Assim, o propósito deste estudo foi avaliar quantitativamente e verificar eventuais correlações entre o ângulo Q, arco plantar longitudinal, alinhamento frontal do tendão do calcâneo e antepé, na postura ortostática bipodal, por meio de fotogrametria. Foram avaliados 30 indivíduos jovens (60 membros inferiores de ambos os sexos, com idade entre 18 e 24 anos. Foi feita captura fotográfica digital no plano frontal anterior de joelho e antepé; no plano frontal posterior, do tendão do calcâneo; e da impressão plantar exposta no podoscópio. Os dados foram analisados estatisticamente e o nível de signficância fixado em 5%. Foram obtidas as seguintes correlações entre: ângulo Q X arco plantar, r=0,29 (p=0,021; ângulo Q X antepé, r=0,23 (p=0,092; ângulo Q X tendão do calcâneo, r=0,06 (p=0,627; arco plantar X antepé, r=0,09 (p=0,464; arco plantar X tendão do calcâneo, r=-0,05 (p=0,680; e antepé X tendão do calcâneo, r=-0,02 (p=0,857. A única correlação significativa encontrada, embora fraca, foi entre o ângulo Q e o arco plantar longitudinal medial, o que sugere cautela ao se inferirem correlações entre estruturas dos membros inferiores.Literature often reports that changes in the Q angle may alter the longitudinal plantar arch and that a misalignment of the rearfoot might also modify forefoot position. However, no studies could be found that quantitatively establish correlations between those lower limb segments in orthostatic bipedal posture. The goal of this study was to quantitatively assess possible correlations between the Q angle, longitudinal plantar arch, frontal forefoot and rearfoot alignment in bipedal

  4. Coupling of pion condensate, chiral condensate and Polyakov loop in an extended NJL model

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    Zhang, Zhao; Liu, Yu-Xin

    2006-01-01

    The Nambu Jona-Lasinio model with a Polyakov loop is extended to finite isospin chemical potential case, which is characterized by simultaneous coupling of pion condensate, chiral condensate and Polyakov loop. The pion condensate, chiral condensate and the Polyakov loop as functions of temperature and isospin chemical potential are investigated by minimizing the thermodynamic potential of the system. The resulting $(T,\\mu_I)$ phase diagram is studied with emphasis on the critical point and Po...

  5. Damping of condensate collective modes due to equilibration with the non-condensate

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    Williams, J. E.; Griffin, A.

    2000-01-01

    We consider the damping of condensate collective modes at finite temperatures arising from lack of equilibrium between the condensate and the non-condensate atoms, an effect that is ignored in the usual discussion of the collisionless region. As a first approximation, we ignore the dynamics of the thermal cloud. Our calculations should be applicable to collective modes of the condensate which are oscillating out-of-phase with the thermal cloud. We obtain a generalized Stringari equation of mo...

  6. Instanton, monopole condensation and confinement

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    The confinement mechanism in the nonperturbative QCD is studied in terms of topological excitation as QCD-monopoles and instantons. In the 't Hooft abelian gauge, QCD is reduced into an abelian gauge theory with monopoles, and the QCD vacuum can be regarded as the dual superconductor with monopole condensation, which leads to the dual Higgs mechanism. The monopole-current theory extracted from QCD is found to have essential features of confinement. We find also close relation between monopoles and instantons using the lattice QCD. In this framework, the lowest 0++ glueball (1.5∝1.7 GeV) can be identified as the QCD-monopole or the dual Higgs particle. (orig.)

  7. Kaon Condensation in Dense Matter

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    Carlson, J; Pandharipande, V R

    2001-01-01

    The kaon energy in neutron matter is calculated analytically with the Klein-Gordon equation, by making a Wigner-Seitz cell approximation and employing a $K^-N$ square well potential. The transition from the low density Lenz potential, proportional to scattering length, to the high density Hartree potential is found to begin at fairly low densities. Exact non-relativistic calculations of the kaon energy in a simple cubic crystal of neutrons are used to test the Wigner-Seitz and the Ericson-Ericson approximation methods. All the calculations indicate that by $\\sim 4$ times nuclear matter density the Hartree limit is reached, and as the Hartree potential is less attractive, the density for kaon condensation appears to higher than previously estimated. Effects of a hypothetical repulsive core in the $K^-N$ potential are also studied.

  8. Simple approximations for condensational growth

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    Kostinski, A B [Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931-1200 (United States)], E-mail: alex.kostinski@mtu.edu

    2009-01-15

    A simple geometric argument relating to the liquid water content of clouds is given. The phase relaxation time and the nature of the quasi-steady approximation for the diffusional growth of cloud drops are elucidated directly in terms of water vapor concentration. Spatial gradients of vapor concentration, inherent in the notion of quasi-steady growth, are discussed and we argue for an occasional reversal of the traditional point of view: rather than a drop growing in response to a given supersaturation, the observed values of the supersaturation in clouds are the result of a vapor field adjusting to droplet growth. Our perspective is illustrated by comparing the exponential decay of condensation trails with a quasi-steady regime of cirrus clouds. The role of aerosol loading in decreasing relaxation times and increasing the rate of growth of the liquid water content is also discussed.

  9. DEHYDRATION CONDENSATION IN AQUEOUS SOLUTION

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    Steinman, Gary; Kenyon, Dean H.; Calvin, Melvin

    1965-04-01

    EARLIER investigations have demonstrated that di-cyandiamide (DCDA), the dimer of cyanamide, can successfully promote the dehydration condensation of: (1) glucose and orthophosphate to give glucose-6-phosphate; (2) adenosine and orthophosphate to give adenosine-5'-monophosphate; (3) orthophosphate to give pyrophosphate; (4) alanine to give alanylalanine and alanylalanylalanine. These reactions were carried out in dilute aqueous solutions in the dark. (It was also demonstrated that the combination of ultra-violet light and dicyandiamide could promote the synthesis of dipeptides. This observation has since been confirmed by other investigators.) These experiments were designed to demonstrate one possible means by which such compounds could have been formed on the prebiotic Earth, thus providing materials needed for the origin of living systems. Dicyandiamide itself could have been, present on the primitive Earth as was demonstrated with the ultra-violet irradiation of cyanide solution.

  10. Condensation on Slippery Asymmetric Bumps

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    Park, Kyoo-Chul; He, Neil; Aizenberg, Joanna

    2015-01-01

    Bumps are omnipresent from human skin to the geological structures on planets, which offer distinct advantages in numerous phenomena including structural color, drag reduction, and extreme wettability. Although the topographical parameters of bumps such as radius of curvature of convex regions significantly influence various phenomena including anti-reflective structures and contact time of impacting droplets, the effect of the detailed bump topography on growth and transport of condensates have not been clearly understood. Inspired by the millimetric bumps of the Namib Desert beetle, here we report the identified role of radius of curvature and width of bumps with homogeneous surface wettability in growth rate, coalescence and transport of water droplets. Further rational design of asymmetric convex topography and synergetic combination with slippery coating simultaneously enable self-transport, leading to unseen five-fold higher growth rate and an order of magnitude faster shedding time of droplets compared...

  11. Fermion Condensate as Higgs substitute

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    Cynolter, G

    2011-01-01

    A dynamical symmetry breaking model of electroweak interactions is investigated based on strongly interacting fermions. Vector-like fermions of different representations of the weak SU(2) form a symmetry breaking condensate and generate the lepton and quark masses. The weak gauge bosons get their usual standard model masses from a gauge invariant effective Lagrangian of a doublet scalar field composed of the new fermion fields. Gap equations are derived and the conditions for finding a symmetry breaking solution are presented. The parameters of the model are constrained further by perturbative unitarity. The oblique electroweak corrections only slightly constrain the model. It is shown that the new charged fermions are produced at the next linear colliders in large number and the cross section for the LHC is presented.

  12. Nucleation and condensation model development

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    Fry, H.; Lyman, J.; Breshears, D.; Zerkle, D.; Wilson, C.; Hewitt, C.; Gallegos, D.

    1996-09-01

    This is a final report of a one-year, Laboratory-Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The purpose of this project was to bring to maturity a theoretical and experimental capability of the Laboratory to perform basic research in nucleation and condensation of water vapor. This report provides a general description of this capability and summarizes specific work in two areas: development and use of a combustive flow facility (CFF) to measure water monomer depletion in a supersonic nozzle and nucleation pulse experiments for investigation of transport effects on water droplet growth dynamics. The later work was performed in collaboration with Dr. Wehrner Strey in Goettingen, Germany. Preliminary water absorption data from the CFF experiment are presented. The nucleation pulse data is described along with an analysis that shows under the condition of the experiment the growth rate of water droplets is limited by monomer diffusion.

  13. Positronium formation in condensed matter

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    AMOC (age-momentum correlation) studies of the slowing-down of positronium in condensed matter have demonstrated that positronium formation does not require special sites (e.g., 'free volumes') and diffusion of thermalized e+ to these sites. The differences in the energies E0 at which ps becomes 'permanent' (i.e., does no longer break up into its constituents) between disordered (e.g., organic liquids) and highly ordered (e.g., rare-gas crystals) Ps-formers are explained by the different character of the forces acting on the constituents. It is proposed that information on the break-up may be obtained from the relaxation of the positron spin polarization and that very long slowing-down times may be investigated by ACAR-based AMOC measurements. (orig.)

  14. Estruturação de conteúdos de eLearning na formação contínua : um estudo de caso sobre os impactes de diferentes estruturações de conteúdo

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    Garrido, João Paulo Teixeira

    2007-01-01

    A formação contínua de professores em regime de eLearning (ensino a distância mediado pelos media electrónicos) ou bLearning (misto de presencial e eLearning) apresenta um conjunto de especificidades próprias que colocam um conjunto de problemas na área da criação destas experiências de aprendizagem e do design de conteúdos que lhes dão suporte, os quais fazem desta um campo rico de estudo. Este estudo, que aqui se apresenta, centra-se na problemática da estruturação de cont...

  15. Statistical physics and condensed matter

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    This document is divided into 4 sections: 1) General aspects of statistical physics. The themes include: possible geometrical structures of thermodynamics, the thermodynamical foundation of quantum measurement, transport phenomena (kinetic theory, hydrodynamics and turbulence) and out of equilibrium systems (stochastic dynamics and turbulence). The techniques involved here are typical of applied analysis: stability criteria, mode decomposition, shocks and stochastic equations. 2) Disordered, glassy and granular systems: statics and dynamics. The complexity of the systems can be studied through the structure of their phase space. The geometry of this phase space is studied in several works: the overlap distribution can now be computed with a very high precision; the boundary energy between low lying states does not behave like in ordinary systems; and the Edward's hypothesis of equi-probability of low lying metastable states is invalidated. The phenomenon of aging, characteristic of glassy dynamics, is studied in several models. Dynamics of biological systems or of fracture is shown to bear some resemblance with that of disordered systems. 3) Quantum systems. The themes include: mesoscopic superconductors, supersymmetric approach to strongly correlated electrons, quantum criticality and heavy fermion compounds, optical sum rule violation in the cuprates, heat capacity of lattice spin models from high-temperature series expansion, Lieb-Schultz-Mattis theorem in dimension larger than one, quantum Hall effect, Bose-Einstein condensation and multiple-spin exchange model on the triangular lattice. 4) Soft condensed matter and biological systems. Path integral representations are invaluable to describe polymers, proteins and self-avoiding membranes. Using these methods, problems as diverse as the titration of a weak poly-acid by a strong base, the denaturation transition of DNA or bridge-hopping in conducting polymers have been addressed. The problems of RNA folding has

  16. Statistical physics and condensed matter

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    This document is divided into 4 sections: 1) General aspects of statistical physics. The themes include: possible geometrical structures of thermodynamics, the thermodynamical foundation of quantum measurement, transport phenomena (kinetic theory, hydrodynamics and turbulence) and out of equilibrium systems (stochastic dynamics and turbulence). The techniques involved here are typical of applied analysis: stability criteria, mode decomposition, shocks and stochastic equations. 2) Disordered, glassy and granular systems: statics and dynamics. The complexity of the systems can be studied through the structure of their phase space. The geometry of this phase space is studied in several works: the overlap distribution can now be computed with a very high precision; the boundary energy between low lying states does not behave like in ordinary systems; and the Edward's hypothesis of equi-probability of low lying metastable states is invalidated. The phenomenon of aging, characteristic of glassy dynamics, is studied in several models. Dynamics of biological systems or of fracture is shown to bear some resemblance with that of disordered systems. 3) Quantum systems. The themes include: mesoscopic superconductors, supersymmetric approach to strongly correlated electrons, quantum criticality and heavy fermion compounds, optical sum rule violation in the cuprates, heat capacity of lattice spin models from high-temperature series expansion, Lieb-Schultz-Mattis theorem in dimension larger than one, quantum Hall effect, Bose-Einstein condensation and multiple-spin exchange model on the triangular lattice. 4) Soft condensed matter and biological systems. Path integral representations are invaluable to describe polymers, proteins and self-avoiding membranes. Using these methods, problems as diverse as the titration of a weak poly-acid by a strong base, the denaturation transition of DNA or bridge-hopping in conducting polymers have been addressed. The problems of RNA folding

  17. CFD simulation of water vapour condensation in the presence of non-condensable gas in vertical cylindrical condensers.

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    Li, Jun-De

    2013-02-01

    This paper presents the simulation of the condensation of water vapour in the presence of non-condensable gas using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for turbulent flows in a vertical cylindrical condenser tube. The simulation accounts for the turbulent flow of the gas mixture, the condenser wall and the turbulent flow of the coolant in the annular channel with no assumptions of constant wall temperature or heat flux. The condensate film is assumed to occupy a negligible volume and its effect on the condensation of the water vapour has been taken into account by imposing a set of boundary conditions. A new strategy is used to overcome the limitation of the currently available commercial CFD package to solve the simultaneous simulation of flows involving multispecies and fluids of gas and liquid in separate channels. The results from the CFD simulations are compared with the experimental results from the literature for the condensation of water vapour with air as the non-condensable gas and for inlet mass fraction of the water vapour from 0.66 to 0.98. The CFD simulation results in general agree well with the directly measured quantities and it is found that the variation of heat flux in the condenser tube is more complex than a simple polynomial curve fit. The CFD results also show that, at least for flows involving high water vapour content, the axial velocity of the gas mixture at the interface between the gas mixture and the condensate film is in general not small and cannot be neglected. PMID:24850953

  18. Condensed Matter Theories - Volume 22

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    Reinholz, Heidi; Röpke, Gerd; de Llano, Manuel

    2007-09-01

    pt. A. Fermi liquids. Pressure comparison between the spherical cellular model and the Thomas-Fermi model / G.A. Baker, Jr. Pair excitations and vertex corrections in Fermi fluids and the dynamic structure function of two-dimension 3He / H.M. Böhm, H. Godfrin, E. Krotscheck, H.J. Lauter, M. Meschke and M. Panholzer. Condensation of helium in wedges / E.S. Hernádez ... [et al.]. Non-Fermi liquid behavior from the Fermi-liquid approach / V.A. Khodel ... [et al.]. Theory of third sound and stability of thin 3He-4He superfluid films / E. Krotscheck and M.D. Miller. Pairing in asymmetrical Fermi systems / K.F. Quader and R. Liao. Ground-state properties of small 3He drops from quantum Monte Carlo simulations / E. Sola, J. Casulleras and J. Boronat. Ground-state energy and compressibility of a disordered two-dimensional electron gas / Tanatar ... [et al.]. Quasiexcitons in photoluminescence of incompressible quantum liquids / A. Wójs, A.G ladysiewicz and J.J. Quinn -- pt. B. Bose liquids. Quantum Boltzmann liquids / K.A. Gernoth, M L. Ristig and T. Lindenau. Condensate fraction in the dynamic structure function of Bose fluids / M. Saarela, F. Mazzanti and V. Apaja -- pt. C. Strongly-correlated electronic systems. Electron gas in high-field nanoscopic transport: metallic carbon nanotubes / F. Green and D. Neilson. Evolution and destruction of the Kondo effect in a capacitively coupled double dot system / D.E. Logan and M.R. Galpin. The method of increments-a wavefunction-based Ab-Initio correlation method for solids / B. Paulus. Fractionally charged excitations on frustrated lattices / E. Runge, F. Pollmann and P. Fulde. 5f Electrons in actinides: dual nature and photoemission spectra / G. Zwicknagl -- pt. D. Magnetism. Magnetism in disordered two-dimensional Kondo-Necklace / W. Brenig. On the de Haas-can Alphen oscillation in 2D / S. Fujita and D.L. Morabito. Dynamics in one-dimensional spin systems-density matrix reformalization group study / S. Nishimoto and M

  19. COMBINED COOLING OF CONDENSATION UNIT OF VAPOR COMPRESSION REFRIGERATION STATIONS

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    Maksimenko V.A.

    2011-12-01

    Full Text Available In large refrigeration systems it is used to compose condensation node with water-cooled condensers. In actual conditions of deficit and increase of cooling water price it is appropriate combined cooling of condensation unit on existing and developed large refrigeration facilities. Combined cooling of condensation unit allows stabilizing the condensing pressure and significantly reducing the consumption of cooling water.

  20. COMBINED COOLING OF CONDENSATION UNIT OF VAPOR COMPRESSION REFRIGERATION STATIONS

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    Maksimenko V.A.; Fot A.N.

    2011-01-01

    In large refrigeration systems it is used to compose condensation node with water-cooled condensers. In actual conditions of deficit and increase of cooling water price it is appropriate combined cooling of condensation unit on existing and developed large refrigeration facilities. Combined cooling of condensation unit allows stabilizing the condensing pressure and significantly reducing the consumption of cooling water.

  1. The Dynamics of Aerosols in Condensational Scrubbers

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    Johannessen, Jens Tue; Christensen, Jan A.; Simonsen, Ole;

    1997-01-01

    A mathematical model for the simulation of the dynamics of aerosol change in condensational scrubbers and scrubbing condensers is proposed. The model is applicable for packed column gas/liquid contact when plug flow can be assumed. The model is compared with experimental data for particle removal...

  2. Quark condensate in two-flavor QCD

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    DeGrand, T.; Liu, Z. [Colorado Univ., Boulder, CO (United States). Dept. of Physics; Schaefer, S. [Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Zeuthen (Germany). John von Neumann-Inst. fuer Computing NIC

    2006-09-15

    We compute the condensate in QCD with two flavors of dynamical fermions using numerical simulation. The simulations use overlap fermions, and the condensate is extracted by fitting the distribution of low lying eigenvalues of the Dirac operator in sectors of fixed topological charge to the predictions of Random Matrix Theory. (orig.)

  3. Soliton resonance in bose-einstein condensate

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    Zak, Michail; Kulikov, I.

    2002-01-01

    A new phenomenon in nonlinear dispersive systems, including a Bose-Einstein Condensate (BEC), has been described. It is based upon a resonance between an externally induced soliton and 'eigen-solitons' of the homogeneous cubic Schrodinger equation. There have been shown that a moving source of positive /negative potential induces bright /dark solitons in an attractive / repulsive Bose condensate.

  4. Hydrophilic structures for condensation management in appliances

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    Kuehl, Steven John; Vonderhaar, John J.; Wu, Guolian; Wu, Mianxue

    2016-02-02

    An appliance that includes a cabinet having an exterior surface; a refrigeration compartment located within the cabinet; and a hydrophilic structure disposed on the exterior surface. The hydrophilic structure is configured to spread condensation. The appliance further includes a wicking structure located in proximity to the hydrophilic structure, and the wicking structure is configured to receive the condensation.

  5. Alpha-particle condensation in nuclei

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    A round up of the present status of the conjecture that nα nuclei form an α-particle condensate in excited states close to the nα threshold is given. Experiments which could demonstrate the condensate character are proposed. Possible lines of further theoretical developments are discussed. (authors)

  6. Alpha-particle condensation in nuclei

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    A round-up of the present status of the conjecture that nα nuclei form an α-particle condensate in excited states close to the nα threshold is given. Experiments which could demonstrate the condensate character are proposed. Possible lines of further theoretical developments are discussed. (author)

  7. Coefficients of heat transfer in condensation

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    The authors analyze the problem of determining the coefficients of heat transfer in the condensation of steam on vertical walls in terms of the Prandtl hypothesis and the Reynolds analogy for distribution of the turbulent thermal conductivity across the condensate film. From the assumed model the authors derived expressions for the heat transfer coefficients

  8. Producing Bose condensates using optical lattices

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    Olshanii, Maxim; Weiss, David

    2002-01-01

    We relate the entropies of ensembles of atoms in optical lattices to atoms in simple traps. We then determine which ensembles of lattice-bound atoms will adiabatically transform into a Bose condensate. This shows a feasible approach to Bose condensation without evaporative cooling.

  9. Gigantic excitation of Bose-Einstein condensate

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    Karkuszewski, Z P; Zakrzewski, J; Karkuszewski, Zbyszek P.; Sacha, Krzysztof; Zakrzewski, Jakub

    2001-01-01

    It is shown that by a modification of the trapping potential one may excite Bose-Einstein condensate to a state in which atomic external degrees of freedom are predominantly in the {\\it excited} trap state. Such an excited condensate can be prepared experimentally --- it requires only a proper change in time of the potential in atomic traps, as realized in laboratories already.

  10. Creating massive entanglement of Bose condensed atoms

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    Helmerson, Kristian; You, Li

    2001-01-01

    We propose a direct, coherent coupling scheme that can create massively entangled states of Bose-Einstein condensed atoms. Our idea is based on an effective interaction between two atoms from coherent Raman processes through a (two atom) molecular intermediate state. We compare our scheme with other recent proposals for generation of massive entanglement of Bose condensed atoms.

  11. Gravitino condensation, supersymmetry breaking and inflation

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    Houston, N

    2015-01-01

    Motivated by dualistic considerations of the reality of quark condensation in quantum chromodynamics, and the connections of supergravity to the exotic physics of string and M-theory, in this thesis we investigate the dynamical breaking of local supersymmetry via gravitino condensation. We firstly demonstrate non-perturbative gravitino mass generation via this mechanism in flat spacetime, and from this derive the condensate mode wavefunction renormalisation. By then calculating the full canonically normalised one-loop effective potential for the condensate mode about a de Sitter background, we demonstrate that, contrary to claims in the literature, this process may both occur and function in a phenomenologically viable manner. In particular, we find that outside of certain unfortunate gauge choices, the stability of the condensate is intimately tied via gravitational degrees of freedom to the sign of the tree-level cosmological constant. Furthermore, we find that the energy density liberated may provide the n...

  12. Theory of excitations of the condensate and non-condensate at finite temperatures

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    Griffin, Allan

    1999-01-01

    We give an overview of the current theory of collective modes in trapped atomic gases at finite temperatures, when the dynamics of the condensate and non-condensate must both be considered. A simple introduction is given to the quantum field formulation of the dynamics of an interacting Bose-condensed system, based on equations of motion for the condensate wavefunction and single-particle Green's functions for the non-condensate atoms. We discuss the nature of excitations in the mean-field co...

  13. O setor de distribuição farmacêutica em Portugal estrutura e estratégias

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    Romão, Ana Lúcia da Silva

    2014-01-01

    A presente investigação desenvolveu uma análise profunda do setor da distribuição farmacêutica, no período compreendido entre 2000 e 2009, procurando identificar as possíveis relações de interdependência entre o meio envolvente e as opções de estratégia das empresas que constituíram a amostra de estudo e entre as referidas opções de estratégia e as estruturas e o desempenho dessas empresas. A dinâmica do mercado do medicamento na economia nacional, com um valor de 3,2 mil milhões de euros anu...

  14. Desenvolvimento de um equipamento de grandes dimensões para análise de estruturas de pavimentos

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    Francis Massashi Kakuda; Alexandre Benetti Parreira; Glauco Túlio Pessa Fabbri

    2011-01-01

    Resumo: O artigo apresenta o desenvolvimento, a montagem e um exemplo de aplicação de um equipamento de grande porte (seção de 1,5 x 1,5m e altura de 1,2m) para o ensaio em laboratório de estruturas de pavimentos com materiais, espessuras de camadas e condições de carregamento similares às de campo. O carregamento cíclico é aplicado por um cilindro pneumático alimentado por um compressor de ar. A instrumentação é constituída de LVDTs, células de carga e d...

  15. Contributo da estrutura ecológica para a sustentabilidade urbana : o caso de Guimarães

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    Pinheiro, Catarina I. A.

    2012-01-01

    Dissertação de Mestrado em Geografia (área de especialização em Planeamento e Gestão do Território) A sustentabilidade dos espaços urbanos é hoje um dos maiores desafios que o ordenamento do território enfrenta, devido à acentuada artificialização e degradação dos sistemas naturais nestes espaços. O Decreto-Lei 380/99, de 22 de setembro, ao introduzir uma nova categoria na classe do solo urbano – os “solos afetos à estrutura ecológica necessários ao equilíbrio do sistema urbano...

  16. Estrutura e dinamica em uma floresta de várzea do Rio Amazonas no estado do Amapá

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    Queiroz, José Antonio Leite de

    2013-01-01

    O presente trabalho de pesquisa teve como objetivo principal estudar a composição florística, a estrutura e a dinâmica do componente arbóreo de uma floresta de várzea do estuário do rio Amazonas, no estado do Amapá, comparando-se os resultados da parte interna da foz do rio Amazonas (MRA) com os da parte externa da foz (FRA). No ano de 2000/01 foram instaladas seis parcelas permanentes de um hectare (100 x 100 m), divididas em subparcelas de 20 x 50 m, sendo três na parte interna da Foz e trê...

  17. Estrutura da Comunidade de Pteridophyta em uma Floresta Ombrófila Mista, Sul do Paraná, Brasil

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    Shanna Bittencourt; Ana Paula Dalla Corte; Carlos R. Sanquetta

    2004-01-01

    A estrutura da comunidade de plantas pteridófitas em um remanescente da Floresta Ombrófila Mista, no município de São João do Triunfo, Paraná, Brasil, foi caracterizada por amostragem de campo e análises dimensionais. Foram avaliados quatro ambientes distintos, com a instalação de 64 parcelas de 2 m x 2 m, onde foi registrada a ocorrência de espécies, aferidas suas medidas e anotado o seu hábito, se terrestre ou epifítico. As epífitas foram observadas quanto à presença ou ausência nos estrato...

  18. Physical-chemical properties of the surface of B2O3-P2O5-MeOx/SiO2 catalysts and its effect on the parameters of the process of aldol condensation of propionic acid with formaldehyde

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    Effect of catalyst B2O3-P2O5-MeOx/SiO2 composition on its physical-chemical properties has been investigated. Relations between physical-chemical and catalytic properties of catalysts in the gas-phase reaction of propionic acid with formaldehyde to methacrylic acid have been found. Effect of the specific surface area and the specific surface acidity on the propionic acid conversion has been determined. Effect of the acidic active site's strength on the selectivity of reaction products has been determined. It has been pointed that methacrylic acid is formed on the moderate strength acidic active sites, whereas the by-product (diethyl ketone) - on the strong acidic active sites of the catalyst.

  19. 硫促进改性MgAl水滑石催化剂的制备及Aldol缩合反应性能%Preparation of sulphur-modified Mg-Al hydrotalcite and catalytic performance to the Aldol condensation reaction

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    胡曦; 粱金花; 张锋; 王俊格; 任晓乾

    2015-01-01

    利用镁铝水滑石的记忆效应,以过硫酸铵为改性剂,经过浸渍焙烧复原过程,制得一系列硫促改性镁铝水滑石催化剂.利用XRD,BET,SEM和FT-IR等手段对催化剂的物理化学性质进行了表征.结果显示,改性后催化剂仍保有原水滑石层状晶体结构,催化剂表面具有碱中心与酸中心.随着硫含量增加,催化剂碱中心逐渐减少,酸中心增加,酸性增强.以对硝基苯甲醛与丙酮的羟醛缩合为探针反应,考察了催化剂的催化性能.

  20. Experimental research on preparation of dibenzalacetone by the crossed reaction of aldol condensation%交叉羟醛缩合反应制二苯叉丙酮实验的研究

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    冯玉玲; 孙京国

    2001-01-01

    研究了交叉羟醛缩合反应制二苯叉丙酮实验中原料液存放时间、存放方武、NaOH浓度对产率的影响,推测了反应中出现的油状副产物,提出了获得较好实验效果的条件.

  1. Catalytic performance of phenylsulfonic acid functionalized mesoporous silica on aldol condensation of cyclohexanone%苯基磺酸官能化中孔硅基材料催化环己酮Aldol缩合反应

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    杨建明; 赵锋伟; 吕剑

    2008-01-01

    2-(1-环己烯基)环己酮是一种植物防腐杀菌剂,作为制备柑桔类水果的保鲜剂、分散染料染色的载体物质邻苯基苯酚(Ortho—phenylphenol.OPP)的原料而备受重视。其与环己叉基环己酮互为同分异构体,均由环己酮Aldol缩合反应合成,该过程是包括醇醛缩合、脱水在内的亲核加成-消除反应,

  2. Halide-Assisted Macrocyclic Ring Formation in Cyclometalated Carbosilane Dendrimers with 1-[C6H3(CH2NMe2)-4-(PdCl)-3] Peripheral Groups Applications as Aldol Condensation Catalysts

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    Koten, G. van; Kleij, A.W.; Klein Gebbink, R.J.M.; Nieuwenhuijzen, P.A.J. van den; Kooijman, H.; Lutz, M.H.; Spek, A.L.

    2001-01-01

    A series of cyclopalladated carbosilane dendrimers functionalized with monoanionic [C6H4(CH2NMe2)-4]- (= CN) C,N-chelating ligands via a multiple and selective C-H bond activation process have been prepared. The structure of the support, i.e., the branching degree as well as the nature of the alkane

  3. A definição de activos nas estruturas conceptuais da informação financeira

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    Manuel Castelo Branco

    2005-12-01

    Full Text Available As estruturas conceptuais da informação financeira têm procurado definir, nomeadamente, os objectivos subjacentes à preparação e apresentação da informação financeira, as características qualitativas dessa informação, os elementos das demonstrações financeiras e os critérios para o seu reconhecimento e mensuração. Neste trabalho, procura-se mostrar quais são as questões mais importantes a serem resolvidas na definição dos elementos das demonstrações financeiras e a forma como as principais estruturas conceptuais lidaram com elas, designadamente no que diz respeito à definição de activos. Identifica-se uma evolução na definição de activos, argumentando-se que a definição apresentada pelo Accounting Standards Board do Reino Unido é a mais adequada das apresentadas até ao momento.Conceptual framework documents deal with the objectives of financial reporting, the qualitative characteristics of financial information, the definitions of the elements of financial statements and the criteria for their recognition and measurement. This paper addresses the most important issues to be dealt with when defining the elements of financial statements and the way in which the main conceptual frameworks resolves such issues, namely in terms of the definition of assets. An evolution in the definition of assets is identified, and the definition presented by the UK Accounting Standards Board is considered to be the most appropriate among those presented thus far.

  4. ESTRUTURA DE PROPRIEDADE E CONTROLE E ASSIMETRIA DE INFORMAÇÃO NO MERCADO ACIONÁRIO BRASILEIRO

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    Thamirys de Sousa Correia

    2015-12-01

    Full Text Available Esta pesquisa teve o objetivo de investigar a relação existente entre a estrutura de propriedade e controle das empresas e a assimetria da informação existente nas negociações de suas ações. Para isso, apoiou-se em um referencial acerca da Teoria da Agência, reportando as principais evidências da literatura de estrutura de propriedade e assimetria de informação. Foram analisados os dados das empresas listadas na BM&FBOVESPA entre 2008 a 2013, por meio de modelos de regressão Tobit, sendo possível observar evidências distintas para empresas que possuíam American Depository Receipt (ADR ou estavam no segmento Novo Mercado de governança corporativa e para as demais empresas. Para o primeiro grupo, verificou-se que a concentração de propriedade e controle apresentou relação positiva com a assimetria, considerando as proxies retorno anormal, volatilidade e beta. Essas evidências são ainda mais fortes com relação à concentração de controle, indicando que a assimetria poderia ser reduzida por meio da pulverização de ações. Por outro lado, entre as empresas sem ADR ou fora desse segmento, a concentração de propriedade e controle tendeu a reduzir a assimetria. Assim, como principal contribuição se destaca tal evidência, pois revela que a concentração de ações tem efeito diferente sobre a assimetria, conforme características da empresa.

  5. Evidências sobre as estruturas de propriedade de capital e de voto das empresas de capital aberto no Brasil

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    Dante Mendes Aldrighi

    2007-06-01

    Full Text Available Este artigo analisa a evolução da estrutura de propriedade de capital e de votos das empresas de capital aberto no Brasil no período 1997-2002. Sua principal contribuição reside em estimar a magnitude dos direitos de voto e de fluxo de caixa do acionista último com a maior parcela do capital votante de cada empresa. Examinam-se, também, as fontes da discrepância entre direitos de votos e de fluxo de caixa, avaliando-se a importância relativa da emissão de ações preferenciais sem direito a voto, acordos de votos, estruturas piramidais de propriedade, e posse cruzada de ações. A base de dados compreende 4478 relatórios que as empresas, cumprindo uma exigência legal, submeteram à CVM nesse período.This paper focuses on the ownership and voting structures of limited liability companies in Brazil over the period 1997-2002. Its main contribution lies in measuring the magnitude of deviations between control rights and cash-flow rights for the ultimate shareholder with the largest voting rights. Furthermore, it pinpoints how these discrepancies are generated, evaluating the relative importance of the issuance of preferred stocks with no voting rights, voting agreements, pyramidal arrangements of ownership, and cross-shareholdings. The data set embraces 4,478 reports that companies, complying with a mandatory requirement, filed to the CVM over that period.

  6. A estrutura a termo de taxas de juros no Brasil: modelos, estimação e testes

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    Sergio L. Franklin Jr.

    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, propomos uma metodologia para a construção da estrutura a termo da taxa de juros livre de risco no Brasil, usando o modelo de Svensson para interpolação e extrapolação das curvas de juros e algoritmos genéticos, em complemento aos algoritmos tradicionais de otimização não linear, para a estimação dos parâmetros do modelo. O objetivo é contribuir para que o mercado segurador brasileiro mensure suas obrigações descontando seus fluxos de caixa de maneira consistente e coerente, considerando a adoção, pela Superintendência de Seguros Privados (SU-SEP, de padrões internacionais de supervisão de solvência e de reporte financeiro. Ao longo do artigo, apresentamos os resultados encontrados na modelagem das estruturas a termo de diferentes curvas de juros no Brasil.In this paper, we propose a methodology for the construction of the risk-free interest rate term structure in Brazil, using the Svensson model for interpolation and extrapolation of the interest rate curves, and genetic algorithms, in complement to traditional algorithms of nonlinear optimization, for estimation of model parameters. The objective is to contribute to the Brazilian insurance market, so that insurance ces can appropriately measure their long-term obligations discounting cash flows in a manner that is consistent and coherent, considering the adoption of international standards of solvency supervision and financial reporting by the Superintendência de Seguros Privados (SUSEP. We present the results found in modeling the term structure of a number of interest rate curves in Brazil.

  7. Estrutura e dinâmica dos contratos na suinocultura de Santa Catarina: um estudo de casos múltiplos

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    Marcelo Miele

    2007-12-01

    Full Text Available O desempenho econômico recente da suinocultura brasileira deve-se aos avanços tecnológicos e organizacionais incorporados ao longo das duas últimas décadas, com destaque para a crescente participação dos contratos como forma de coordenação da cadeia produtiva. O objetivo deste trabalho é caracterizar a transação entre os suinocultores e as empresas e cooperativas agroindustriais que abatem e processam suínos em Santa Catarina, bem como a estrutura de incentivos e controles dos contratos que dão suporte a essa transação. Para tanto, utilizou-se uma metodologia de estudo de casos múltiplos, com 19 suinocultores entrevistados e a análise de 12 contratos. Os resultados apontam para a diversidade organizacional e sua dinâmica. A estrutura de incentivos e controles nos contratos aponta para a busca de objetivos econômicos e de eficiência técnica.The economic performance of the Brazilian swine and swine meat production was based on technological and organizational innovations, in which the contracts play an important role in the supply chain coordination. The goal of this research is to characterize the transaction among swine producers and slaughters and meat processors in Santa Catarina, Brazil, and the contract structure of incentives and controls which supports this transaction. The research technique employed is a multiple case study, with 19 interviews with swine producers and the analysis of 12 contracts. The results show an organizational diversity and its dynamics. The contract incentives and controls are structured to reach economic and efficiency goals.

  8. Análise de Estruturas Morfológicas da Cauda de Plasma do Cometa P/Halley

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    Voelzke, M. R.; Matsuura, O. T.

    1997-08-01

    531 imagens contidas no The International Halley Watch Atlas of Large-Scale Phenomena (Brandt et al., 1992) cobrindo o período de setembro de 1985 a julho de 1986 foram analisadas visando identificar, caracterizar as propriedades e correlacionar estruturas morfológicas da cauda de plasma do cometa P/Halley. A análise revelou 151 estruturas ondulatórias, 146 ondas solitárias (sólitons), 12 caudas do tipo Swan (Hyder et al., 1974; Niedner & Brandt, 1980; Jockers, 1985), 47 eventos de desconexão (D.E.'s) (Niedner & Brandt, 1979; Jockers, 1985; Celnik et al., 1988; Delva et al., 1991) e 23 regiões de adensamento ("knots") (Matsuura & Voelzke, 1990; Voelzke, 1996). - feita uma análise comparativa com outros trabalhos similares objetivando disciplinar a nomenclatura das estruturas morfológicas e a sua classificação. As estruturas ondulatórias correspondem a ondulaçóes ou trens de onda, enquanto que os sólitons referem-se a estruturas morfológicas usualmente denominadas "kinks" (Tomita et al., 1987). O valor médio do comprimento de onda, corrigido dos efeitos de projeção, Lc medido em 16 estruturas ondulatórias distintas corresponde a (2,2 +- 0,2) x 10^6 km. O valor médio da velocidade de fase cometocêntrica, corrigida dos efeitos de projeção, Vfc é igual a (114 +- 31) km/s e a amplitude média A da onda corresponde a (2,8 +- 0,5) x 10^5 km. Lc e A tendem a aumentar com o incremento da distància cometocêntrica. As ondas são claramente não-lineares e é discutido o local de sua excitação. A distribuição dos D.E.'s na distància heliocêntrica apresenta um caráter bimodal possivelmente associado com a distribuição espacial das fronteiras de setor magnético do meio interplanetário. Em geral, pode-se associar a ocorrência de um "knot" e/ou de uma cauda do tipo Swan com a ocorrência de um D.E., mas este último pode ocorrer independentemente. Os 47 D.E.'s em diferentes fases de evolução foram fotografados em 47 imagens distintas que

  9. Curiosidades sobre a reação aldólica utilizada como etapa chave na síntese Brasileira dos ácidos pterídicos A e B Curiosities about the aldol reaction employed as a key step in the synthesis of pteridic acids A and B

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    Luiz C. Dias

    2010-01-01

    Full Text Available This work describes an overview of our synthesis of pteridic acids A and B and discloses some interesting results related to the lithium enolate-mediated aldol reaction used as key step to set up the C5-C15 fragment of these natural products. This first example, as far we know, of an aldol reaction between a chiral enolate of a (Z enone and a chiral aldehyde has driven us to a series of experiments showing the remarkable relation between enolization selectivity and reaction conditions.

  10. Boson condensation in topologically ordered quantum liquids

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    Neupert, Titus; He, Huan; von Keyserlingk, Curt; Sierra, Germán; Bernevig, B. Andrei

    2016-03-01

    Boson condensation in topological quantum field theories (TQFT) has been previously investigated through the formalism of Frobenius algebras and the use of vertex lifting coefficients. While general, this formalism is physically opaque and computationally arduous: analyses of TQFT condensation are practically performed on a case by case basis and for very simple theories only, mostly not using the Frobenius algebra formalism. In this paper, we provide a way of treating boson condensation that is computationally efficient. With a minimal set of physical assumptions, such as commutativity of lifting and the definition of confined particles, we can prove a number of theorems linking Boson condensation in TQFT with chiral algebra extensions, and with the factorization of completely positive matrices over Z+. We present numerically efficient ways of obtaining a condensed theory fusion algebra and S matrices; and we then use our formalism to prove several theorems for the S and T matrices of simple current condensation and of theories which upon condensation result in a low number of confined particles. We also show that our formalism easily reproduces results existent in the mathematical literature such as the noncondensability of five and ten layers of the Fibonacci TQFT.

  11. Direct contact condensation in packed beds

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    Li, Yi; Klausner, James F.; Mei, Renwei; Knight, Jessica [Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611 (United States)

    2006-12-15

    A diffusion driven desalination process was recently described where a very effective direct contact condenser with a packed bed is used to condense water vapor out of an air/vapor mixture. A laboratory scale direct contact condenser has been fabricated as a twin tower structure with two stages, co-current and countercurrent. Experiments have been operated in each stage with respective saturated air inlet temperatures of 36, 40 and 43{sup o}C. The temperature and humidity data have been collected at the inlet and exit of the packed bed for different water to air mass flow ratios that vary between 0 and 2.5. A one-dimensional model based on conservation principles has been developed, which predicts the variation of temperature, humidity, and condensation rate through the condenser stages. Agreement between the model and experiments is very good. It is observed that the countercurrent flow stage condensation effectiveness is significantly higher than that for the co-current stage. The condensation heat and mass transfer rates were found to decrease when water blockages occur within the packed bed. Using high-speed digital cinematography, it was observed that this problem can occur at any operating condition, and is dependent on the packing surface wetting characteristics. This observation is used to explain the requirement for two different empirical constants, depending on packing diameter, suggested by Onda for the air side mass transfer coefficient correlation. (author)

  12. Ice-condenser aerosol tests

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    This report presents the results of an experimental investigation of aerosol particle transport and capture using a full-scale height and reduced-scale cross section test facility based on the design of the ice compartment of a pressurized water reactor (PWR) ice-condenser containment system. Results of 38 tests included thermal-hydraulic as well as aerosol particle data. Particle retention in the test section was greatly influenced by thermal-hydraulic and aerosol test parameters. Test-average decontamination factor (DF) ranged between 1.0 and 36 (retentions between ∼0 and 97.2%). The measured test-average particle retentions for tests without and with ice and steam ranged between DF = 1.0 and 2.2 and DF = 2.4 and 36, respectively. In order to apparent importance, parameters that caused particle retention in the test section in the presence of ice were steam mole fraction (SMF), noncondensible gas flow rate (residence time), particle solubility, and inlet particle size. Ice-basket section noncondensible flows greater than 0.1 m3/s resulted in stable thermal stratification whereas flows less than 0.1 m3/s resulted in thermal behavior termed meandering with frequent temperature crossovers between flow channels. 10 refs., 66 figs., 16 tabs

  13. Stellar matter with pseudoscalar condensates

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    Andrianov, A.A. [Saint-Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); Universitat de Barcelona, Departament d' Estructura i Constituents de la Materia and Institut de Ciencies del Cosmos (ICCUB), Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain); Andrianov, V.A.; Kolevatov, S.S. [Saint-Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg (Russian Federation); Espriu, D. [Universitat de Barcelona, Departament d' Estructura i Constituents de la Materia and Institut de Ciencies del Cosmos (ICCUB), Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain)

    2016-03-15

    In this work we consider how the appearance of gradients of pseudoscalar condensates in dense systems may possibly influence the transport properties of photons in such a medium as well as other thermodynamic characteristics. We adopt the hypothesis that in regions where the pseudoscalar density gradient is large the properties of photons and fermions are governed by the usual lagrangian extended with a Chern-Simons interaction for photons and a constant axial field for fermions. We find that these new pieces in the lagrangian produce non-trivial reflection coefficients both for photons and fermions when entering or leaving a region where the pseudoscalar has a non-zero gradient. A varying pseudoscalar density may also lead to instability of some fermion and boson modes and modify some properties of the Fermi sea. We speculate that some of these modifications could influence the cooling rate of stellar matter (for instance in compact stars) and have other observable consequences. While quantitative results may depend on the precise astrophysical details most of the consequences are quite universal and consideration should be given to this possibility. (orig.)

  14. Ice-condenser aerosol tests

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    Ligotke, M.W.; Eschbach, E.J.; Winegardner, W.K. (Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States))

    1991-09-01

    This report presents the results of an experimental investigation of aerosol particle transport and capture using a full-scale height and reduced-scale cross section test facility based on the design of the ice compartment of a pressurized water reactor (PWR) ice-condenser containment system. Results of 38 tests included thermal-hydraulic as well as aerosol particle data. Particle retention in the test section was greatly influenced by thermal-hydraulic and aerosol test parameters. Test-average decontamination factor (DF) ranged between 1.0 and 36 (retentions between {approximately}0 and 97.2%). The measured test-average particle retentions for tests without and with ice and steam ranged between DF = 1.0 and 2.2 and DF = 2.4 and 36, respectively. In order to apparent importance, parameters that caused particle retention in the test section in the presence of ice were steam mole fraction (SMF), noncondensible gas flow rate (residence time), particle solubility, and inlet particle size. Ice-basket section noncondensible flows greater than 0.1 m{sup 3}/s resulted in stable thermal stratification whereas flows less than 0.1 m{sup 3}/s resulted in thermal behavior termed meandering with frequent temperature crossovers between flow channels. 10 refs., 66 figs., 16 tabs.

  15. Silicate condensation in Mira variables

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    Gail, Hans-Peter; Pucci, Annemarie

    2016-01-01

    We study whether the condensation of silicate dust in Mira envelopes could be caused by cluster formation by the abundant SiO molecules. For a simplified model of the pulsational motions of matter in the the outer layers of a Mira variable which is guided by a numerical model for Mira pulsations, the equations of dust nucleation and growth are solved in the co-moving frame of a fixed mass element. It is assumed that seed particles form by clustering of SiO molecules. The calculation of the nucleation rate is based on the experimental data of Nuth and Donn (1982). The quantity of dust formed is calculated by a moment method and the calculation of radiation pressure on the dusty gas is based on a dirty silicate model. Dust nucleation occurs in the model at the upper culmination of the trajectory of a gas parcel where it stays for a considerable time at low temperatures while subsequent dust growth occurs during the descending part of the motion and continues after the next shock reversed motion. It is found tha...

  16. Investigation of the non-condensable effect and the operational modes of the passive condenser system

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    An experimental and analytical program was developed to study the condensation with noncondensable for these three modes of operations. A scaling analysis was carried out on Passive Containment Cooling System (PCCS) condensation and a scaled PCCS tube design was developed based on this scaling analysis. A test section was built with a 50 mm diameter (prototype diameter) and 1 m tall (1/2 the length of prototype) condenser pipe. The condenser was jacketed with a concentric outer pipe with coolant flow between the two pipes. The condenser system was instrumented with heat flux sensors and thermocouples to measure heat transfer rate and temperatures. Tests were carried out with pure steam and steam-air mixtures. Test data have been obtained for condensation of air-steam mixture for different mixture flow rate for bypass mode and continuous condensation operation of the PCCS at different system pressure. A boundary layer based condensation model was developed for the annular flow regime with inner mixture gas phase and tube wall liquid film. The noncondensable effects on the condensation were taken into account through boundary layer analysis of species concentration and energy balance. In order to validate the condensation model the model predictions were compared with the pure steam data

  17. Gravitational Condensation of Atmospheric Water Vapor

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    De Aquino, Fran

    2015-01-01

    Devices that collect water from the atmospheric air using condensation are well-known. They operate in a manner very similar to that of a dehumidifier: air is passed through a cooled coil, making water to condense. This is the most common technology in use. Here, we present a device that can collect a large amount of water (more than 1m 3 /s) from the atmospheric air using gravitational condensation. Another novelty of this device is that it consumes little electricity. In addition, the new t...

  18. Bleed condenser tube failure in KAPP-1

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    Bleed condenser, a vertical, tube and shell type heat exchanger employed in bleed circuit of primary heat transport system of PHWR is used for condensing the flashing bleed (heavy water) on shell side and cold heavy water on the tubes side. Examinations conducted at various places indicate failure due to inadequate tube expansion (hydraulic expansion) followed by crevice corrosion. Mechanical rolling of tubes to larger extent (3 to 6% wall thinning) have been specified for this particular type of service in all bleed condensers for subsequent projects. 1 tab., 4 figs

  19. Vortices in a rotating dark matter condensate

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    We examine vortices in a self-gravitating dark matter Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), consisting of ultra-low mass scalar bosons that arise during a late-time cosmological phase transition. Rotation of the dark matter BEC imprints a background phase gradient on the condensate, which establishes a harmonic trap potential for vortices. A numerical simulation of vortex dynamics shows that the vortex number density, nv ∝ r-1, resulting in a flat velocity profile for the dark matter condensate. (letter to the editor)

  20. Quark Virtuality and QCD Vacuum Condensates

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    ZHOU Li-Juan; MA Wei-Xing

    2004-01-01

    @@ Based on the Dyson-Schwinger equations (DSEs) in the ‘rainbow' approximation, we investigate the quark virtuality in the vacuum state and quantum-chromodynamics (QCD) vacuum condensates. In particular, we calculate the local quark vacuum condensate and quark-gluon mixed condensates, and then the virtuality of quark. The calculated quark virtualities are λ2u,d = 0.7 GeV2 for u, d quarks, and 2s 1.6 GeV2 for s quark.Our theoretical predictions are consistent with empirical values used in QCD sum rules, and also fit to lattice QCD predictions.

  1. Bimodal condensation silicone elastomers as dielectric elastomers

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    Yu, Liyun; Madsen, Frederikke Bahrt; Skov, Anne Ladegaard

    unimodal refers to that there is one polymer only in the system. As an alternative to unimodal networks there are the bimodal networks where two polymers with significantly different molecular weights are mixed with one crosslinker. [2]Silicone rubber can be divided into condensation type and addition type...... according to the curing reaction. The advantages of condensation silicones compared to addition are the relatively low cost, the curing rate largely being independent of temperature, the excellent adhesion, and the catalyst being nontoxic. [3]In this work, a series of bimodal condensation silicone...

  2. Pool boiling and condensation analysis for a vertical tube bundle condenser

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    An experimental and theoretical study is performed for the steam condensation in a vertical tube bundle passive condenser simulating PCCS condenser in the ESBWR. Four condenser tubes are submerged in a water pool where the heat from the condenser tube is removed through boiling heat transfer. Condenser tubes with a full length/diameter scale are used to obtain the condensation data with various process parameters. The comparison of tube bundle experimental data with the single tube data by both the experiments and models shows that the single tube secondary heat transfer coefficient (HTC) is between 25% - 35% less than what was recorded for the tube bundle, and the tube bundle condensation rates are slightly higher than the data from the single tube test sections due to turbulent mixing effect which increases the condensation heat removal. The turbulent mixing on the secondary side decreases the DT between pool water and condenser tube outer wall, causing an increase in secondary HTC. This increase in secondary HTC thus results in higher condensate mass flow rates. Tube bundle boundary layer model and heat and mass analogy model were then developed for the prediction of the filmwise steam condensation with noncondensable (NC) gas in a vertical tube bundle. The predictions from the models are compared with the experimental data for various complete condensation and through flow conditions and the agreement is satisfactory. The local parameters predicted by the boundary layer model and heat and mass analogy model with tube bundle pool boiling can also be predicted with the axial distance from entrance for different NC gas fractions and system pressures. (author)

  3. Condensed Matter Theories: Volume 25

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    Ludeña, Eduardo V.; Bishop, Raymond F.; Iza, Peter

    2011-03-01

    dynamics and density functional theory. Exchange-correlation functionals from the identical-particle Ornstein-Zernike equation: Basic formulation and numerical algorithms / R. Cuevas-Saavedra and P. W. Ayers. Features and catalytic properties of RhCu: A review / S. Gonzalez, C. Sousa and F. Illas. Kinetic energy functionals: Exact ones from analytic model wave functions and approximate ones in orbital-free molecular dynamics / V. V. Karasiev ... [et al.]. Numerical analysis of hydrogen storage in carbon nanopores / C. Wexler ... [et al.] -- pt. F. Superconductivity. Generalized Bose-Einstein condensation in superconductivity / M. de Llano. Kohn anomaly energy in conventional superconductors equals twice the energy of the superconducting gap: How and why? / R. Chaudhury and M. P. Das. Collective excitations in superconductors and semiconductors in the presence of a condensed phase / Z. Koinov. Thermal expansion of ferromagnetic superconductors: Possible application to UGe[symbol] / N. Hatayama and R. Konno. Generalized superconducting gap in a Boson-Fermion model / T. A. Mamedov and M. de Llano. Influence of domain walls in the superconductor/ferromagnet proximity effect / E. J. Patino. Spin singlet and triplet superconductivity induced by correlated hopping interactions / L. A. Perez, J. S. Millan and C. Wang -- pt. G. Statistical mechanics, relativistic quantum mechanics. Boltzmann's ergodic hypothesis: A meeting place for two cultures / M. H. Lee. Electron-electron interaction in the non-relativistic limit / F. B. Malik.

  4. Consistent generalized energy condensation theory

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    Highlights: ► A new method is presented which explicitly accounts for the energy–angle coupling in multigroup theory. ► Coarse-group solution with full energy–angle coupling correction exactly preserves fine-group physics. ► The new theory is validated via two sets of benchmark problems typical of stylized BWR and HTR core configurations. - Abstract: Recently, a method was developed to generalize the multigroup theory to estimate the fine-group angular flux within a coarse-group transport calculation. In the development of that method, the angular dependence of the coarse-group total cross section was neglected. As is well known, this approximation introduces errors in the transport solution making its accuracy dependent on the number of coarse groups and the choice of group structure. This paper extends the generalized energy condensation theory to explicitly account for the angular dependence of the coarse-group total cross section. This is accomplished in a natural way by modifying the treatment of the total cross section to include orthogonal expansions in both energy and angle. As a result, the fine-group flux can be consistently reproduced during the coarse-group calculation. This method paves the way for recondensation of the cross sections on-the-fly thereby eliminating the errors introduced by using simplified problems (e.g. lattice-cells) to estimate the coarse-group cross sections. In this paper, the method is derived in general geometry and implemented and verified with several 1D reactor problems (both LWR and VHTR).

  5. O DEBATE CHOMSKY-PIAGET REVISITADO: UM ESTUDO A FAVOR DA ESTRUTURA RELATIVA COMO UMA ESTRATÉGIA COGNITIVA NA SLA

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    Gislaine Machado Jerônimo

    2011-01-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: O presente trabalho lida com o conceito de relativização, o qual trata da aquisição de estruturas complexas - orações relativas restritivas por aprendizes brasileiros de Inglês como língua estrangeira (LE. A estrutura relativa foi escolhida porque é considerada uma das estruturas mais importantes usada nas línguas de todo mundo por ter o recurso de encaixamento, podendo variar consideravelmente em termos de sua distribuição e forma sintática. O principal objetivo é diagnosticar estratégias, empregadas pelos aprendizes já mencionados, para a resolução de determinadas tarefas, aqui chamadas de desafios. Tais desafios convidam ao uso de estruturas que alternam em sujeito-sujeito (SS, sujeito-objeto (SO, objeto-sujeito (OS e objeto-objeto (OO. Estas estruturas são caracterizadas por uma diversidade sintática que ocorre de acordo com a posição dos personagens dos desafios (come- come. Como alternativa para relativização, os sujeitos das atividades (aprendizes de Inglês utilizaram estratégias como apassivação de uma das orações, uso de orações adverbiais, emprego de orações coordenadas aditivas e de duas orações independentes. Anterior a coleta de dados foi aplicado um pré-teste com professores graduados de Língua Inglesa e com alunos do nível pós-avançado de um curso de Inglês, para validar o instrumento. Os sujeitos da pesquisa foram alunos de 3°ano do Ensino Médio entre 15 e 17 anos de idade. Aspectos como idade e experiência no exterior foram levados em consideração. Dentre as estratégias, a estrutura aditiva foi a mais utilizada, seguida da relativização. Os resultados mostraram que estes aprendizes fizeram uso do seu conhecimento cognitivo para desenvolver formas alternativas no que tange à resolução de cada desafio. O referencial teórico foi baseado, principalmente, em AXT (1994.

  6. Condensation heat transfer in rotating heat pipes in the presence of a non-condensable gas

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    Daniels, T. C.; Medwell, J. O.; Williams, R. J.

    1977-01-01

    An analysis of condensation problems in rotating heat pipes containing vapors with different concentrations of non-condensable gases is given. In situations such as this, temperature and concentration gradients are set up in the vapor-gas mixture. There is a transport of mass due to temperature gradients accompanied by an energy transport phenomena due to a concentration gradient. A Nusselt type analysis is not suited to this type of problem; however, a boundary layer type approach has successfully been used to analyze stationary condensation systems with non-condensable gases present. The present boundary layer analysis is presented for condensation processes on the inside of a rotating heat pipe in the presence of non-condensable gases.

  7. Kaon condensation in dense stellar matter

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    This article combines two talks given by the authors and is based on Works done in collaboration with G.E. Brown and D.P. Min on kaon condensation in dense baryonic medium treated in chiral perturbation theory using heavy-baryon formalism. It contains, in addition to what was recently published, astrophysical backgrounds for kaon condensation discussed by Brown and Bethe, a discussion on a renormalization-group analysis to meson condensation worked out together with H.K. Lee and S.J. Sin, and the recent results of K.M. Westerberg in the bound-state approach to the Skyrme model. Negatively charged kaons are predicted to condense at a critical density 2 approx-lt ρ/ρo approx-lt 4, in the range to allow the intriguing new phenomena predicted by Brown and Bethe to take place in compact star matter

  8. Dual condensates at finite isospin chemical potential

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    Zhang, Zhao

    2015-01-01

    The dual observables as order parameters for center symmetry are tested at finite isospin chemical potential $\\mu_I$ in a Polyakov-loop enhanced chiral model of QCD with physical quark masses. As a counterpart of the dressed Polyakov-loop, the first Fourier moment of pion condensate is introduced for $\\mu_I>{m_\\pi}/{2}$ under the temporal twisted boundary conditions for quarks. We demonstrate that this dual condensate exhibits the similar temperature dependence as the conventional Polyakov-loop. We confirm that its rapid increase with $T$ is driven by the evaporating of pion condensation. On the other hand, the dressed Polyakov-loop shows abnormal thermal behavior, which even decreases with $T$ at low temperatures due to the influence of pion condensate. We thus argue that in QCD the critical temperature extracting from a dual observable may have nothing to do with the quark confinement-deconfinement transition if the quark mass is very small.

  9. High temperature Bose-Einstein condensation

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    Begun, Viktor V

    2016-01-01

    The indications of a possible pion condensation at the LHC are summarized. The condensation is predicted by the non-equilibrium hadronization model for 2.76 TeV Pb+Pb collisions at the LHC. The model solves the proton/pion puzzle and reproduces the low $p_T$ enhancement of the pion spectra, as well as the spectra of protons and antiprotons, charged kaons, $K^0_S$, $K^*(892)^0$ and $\\phi(1020)$. The obtained parameters allow to estimate the amount of pion condensate on the level of 5\\% from the total number of pions at the LHC. The condensate is located at $p_T<250$ MeV.

  10. Condensation of light gases with large cryopumps

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    In contact with the Design Team of the Joint European Torus (JET) project accompanying research and development regarding the operation of large cryopumps has been performed. The design of a bath-type cryopump with a condensation surface A = 2000 cm2 and a pumping speed s = 20 000 l/s for hydrogen is described. For investigations with this pump methods for measuring the temperature distribution at the condensation surface, the pumping speed and the thickness of the growing condensate have been developed and are described in detail. The performance data of the cryopump as well as results of measurements of the pumping speed for hydrogen and deuterium, the vapour pressure of these gases, the obtainable final pressure and instabilities of the condensed gas layers are given. The final chapter deals with the available knowledge on cryosorption of hydrogen, deuterium and helium based on a literature survey. (orig.)

  11. Convection in Condensible-rich Atmospheres

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    Ding, Feng

    2016-01-01

    Condensible substances are nearly ubiquitous in planetary atmospheres. For the most familiar case-water vapor in Earth's present climate-the condensible gas is dilute, in the sense that its concentration is everywhere small relative to the noncondensible background gases. A wide variety of important planetary climate problems involve nondilute condensible substances. These include planets near or undergoing a water vapor runaway and planets near the outer edge of the conventional habitable zone, for which CO2 is the condensible. Standard representations of convection in climate models rely on several approximations appropriate only to the dilute limit, while nondilute convection differs in fundamental ways from dilute convection. In this paper, a simple parameterization of convection valid in the nondilute as well as dilute limits is derived and used to discuss the basic character of nondilute convection. The energy conservation properties of the scheme are discussed in detail and are verified in radiative-co...

  12. Cold condensation of dust in the ISM

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    Rouillé, Gaël; Krasnokutski, Serge A; Krebsz, Melinda; Henning, Thomas

    2015-01-01

    The condensation of complex silicates with pyroxene and olivine composition at conditions prevailing in molecular clouds has been experimentally studied. For this purpose, molecular species comprising refractory elements were forced to accrete on cold substrates representing the cold surfaces of surviving dust grains in the interstellar medium. The efficient formation of amorphous and homogeneous magnesium iron silicates at temperatures of about 12 K has been monitored by IR spectroscopy. The gaseous precursors of such condensation processes in the interstellar medium are formed by erosion of dust grains in supernova shock waves. In the laboratory, we have evaporated glassy silicate dust analogs and embedded the released species in neon ice matrices that have been studied spectroscopically to identify the molecular precursors of the condensing solid silicates. A sound coincidence between the 10 micron band of the interstellar silicates and the 10 micron band of the low-temperature siliceous condensates can be...

  13. Recent developments in Bose-Einstein condensation

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    Kalman, G.

    1997-09-22

    This paper contains viewgraphs on developments on Bose-Einstein condensation. Some topics covered are: strongly coupled coulomb systems; standard response functions of the first and second kind; dynamical mean field theory; quasi localized charge approximation; and the main equations.

  14. Condensation heat transfer on superhydrophobic surfaces

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    Miljkovic, Nenad; Wang, Evelyn N.

    2013-01-01

    Condensation is a phase change phenomenon often encountered in nature, as well as used in industry for applications including power generation, thermal management, desalination, and environmental control. For the past eight decades, researchers have focused on creating surfaces allowing condensed droplets to be easily removed by gravity for enhanced heat transfer performance. Recent advancements in nanofabrication have enabled increased control of surface structuring for the development of su...

  15. Condensation-induced jumping water drops

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    Narhe, R.D. (Ramchandra D.); Khandkar, M. D.; Shelke, P.B. (P. B.); Limaye, A. V.; Beysens, D.A. (Daniel A.)

    2009-01-01

    Water droplets can jump during vapor condensation on solid benzene near its melting point. This phenomenon, which can be viewed as a kind of micro scale steam engine, is studied experimentally and numerically. The latent heat of condensation transferred at the drop three phase contact line melts the substrate during a time proportional to R the drop radius . The wetting conditions change and a spontaneous jump of the drop results in random direction over length 1.5R, a phenomeno...

  16. Double-stranded RNA resists condensation

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    Li, Li; Pabit, Suzette A.; Meisburger, Steve P.; Pollack, Lois

    2011-01-01

    Much attention has focused on DNA condensation because of its fundamental biological importance. The recent discovery of new roles for RNA duplexes demands efficient packaging of dsRNA for therapeutics. Here we report measurements of short DNA and RNA duplexes in the presence of trivalent ions. Under conditions where UV spectroscopy indicates condensation of DNA duplexes into (insoluble) precipitates, RNA duplexes remain soluble. SAXS results suggest that the differing surface topologies of R...

  17. Meson condensation in dense matter revisited

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    Yabu, H; Kubodera, K; Yabu, Hiroyuki

    1994-01-01

    The results for meson condensation in the literature vary markedly depending on whether one uses chiral perturbation theory or the current-algebra-plus-PCAC approach. To elucidate the origin of this discrepancy, we re-examine the role of the sigma-term in meson condensation. We find that the resolution of the existing discrepancy requires a knowledge of terms in the Lagrangian that are higher order in density than hitherto considered.

  18. Exact Tachyon Condensation on Nocommutative Torus

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    Kajiura, H; Takayanagi, T; Kajiura, Hiroshige; Matsuo, Yutaka; Takayanagi, Tadashi

    2001-01-01

    We construct exact noncommutative solutions on tori. This gives an exact description of tachyon condensation on bosonic D-branes, non-BPS D-branes and brane-antibrane systems. We obtain various bound states of D-branes after the tachyon condensation. Our results show that these solutions can be generated by applying the gauge Morita equivalence. We also discuss a general framework of the noncommutative geometry from open strings and D-branes by employing the notion of Morita equivalence.

  19. Twisted phonons in Bose–Einstein condensates

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    We consider elementary excitations in a Bose–Einstein condensate, carrying a finite amount of angular momentum. We show that these elementary excitations are modified Bogoliubov oscillations or phonons with a helical wave structure. These twisted phonon modes can contribute to the total vorticity in a quantum fluid, thus complementing the contribution of the traditional quantum vortices. Linear and nonlinear versions of twisted phonon modes will be discussed. New envelope soliton solutions are shown to exist in a condensate. (paper)

  20. Circular symmetrization of condensers on Riemann surfaces

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    Dubinin, V. N.

    2015-01-01

    We give a simplified definition of the new version of circular symmetrization which has previously been suggested by the author for solving extremal problems in geometric function theory. A proof of the symmetrization principle for the capacities of condensers on Riemann surfaces is presented. In addition, the class of condensers under consideration is extended and all the cases of equality in the symmetrization principle are found. Bibliography: 22 titles.