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Grillo Peternella, F. (author), Esselink, Thomas (author), Dorsman, S.A. (author), Harmsma, PJ (author), Horsten, R.C. (author), Zuidwijk, T. (author), Urbach, Paul (author), Adam, A.J.L. (author)
In this paper, the design and the characterization of a novel interrogator based on integrated Fourier transform (FT) spectroscopy is presented. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first integrated FT spectrometer used for the interrogation of photonic sensors. It consists of a planar spatial heterodyne spectrometer, which is...
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Fokker, M. C. (author), Janbaz, S. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
crumpled thin sheets exhibit extraordinary characteristics such as a high strength combined with a low volume ratio. This review focuses on the physics of crumpled thin sheets, including the crumpling mechanics, crumpling methods, and the mechanical behavior of crumpled thin sheets. Most of the physical and mechanical properties of crumpled...
review 2019
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Shao, Y. (author), Loktev, Mikhail (author), Tang, Y. (author), Bociort, F. (author), Urbach, Paul (author)
For advanced imaging systems, e.g., projection systems for optical lithography, spatially varying aberration calibration is of utmost importance to achieve uniform imaging performance over the entire field-of-view (FOV). Here we present an efficient, accurate, and robust spatially varying aberration calibration method using a pair of 2...
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Zhan, X. (author), Hanjalic, A. (author), Wang, H. (author)
Progress has been made in understanding how temporal network features affect the percentage of nodes reached by an information diffusion process. In this work, we explore further: which node pairs are likely to contribute to the actual diffusion of information, i.e., appear in a diffusion trajectory? How is this likelihood related to the...
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Mohammadi, M. (author)
Ontology alignment systems are evaluated by various performance scores, which are usually computed by a ratio related directly to the frequency of the true positives. However, such ratios provide little information regarding the uncertainty of the overall performance of the corresponding systems. The comparison is also drawn merely by the...
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Janić, M. (author)
This paper deals multidimensional examination of performances of a trunk line/route of liner container-shipping network serving an intercontinental supply chain by the conventional (Panamax Max) and mega (ULC - Ultra Large Container) ships. The trunk line/route of the network includes the supplier and the customer seaport of freight shipments...
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Thierschmann, R. (author), Mulazimoglu, E. (author), Manca, N. (author), Goswami, S. (author), Klapwijk, T.M. (author), Caviglia, A. (author)
One of the hallmark experiments of quantum transport is the observation of the quantized resistance in a point contact in GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures. Being formed with split gate technology, these structures represent in an ideal manner equilibrium reservoirs which are connected only through a few electron mode channel. It has been a long...
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Blok, A.R. (author), Sharpans'kykh, O.A. (author), Vert, M.P.J. (author)
With ever-growing numbers of passengers and complexity of the air transport system, it becomes more and more of a challenge to manage the system in an effective, safe, and resilient manner. This is especially evident when disruptions occur. Understanding and improving resilience of the air transport system and its adaptive capacity to...
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Kok, D.D. (author), Pande, S. (author), van Lier, J.B. (author), Ortigara, Angela R.C. (author), Savenije, H.H.G. (author), Uhlenbrook, S. (author)
Phosphorus is a nutrient necessary for the development of crops and is thus commonly applied as fertilizer to sustain agricultural production. It occurs naturally, in indefinite quantities of uncertain quality in phosphate rock formations, but also accumulates in urban and livestock wastewater wherefrom it is often lost as a pollutant....
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Chiang, Y. (author), Bier, H.H. (author), Mostafavi, S.S. (author)
The Design-to-Robotic-Assembly project presented in this paper showcases an integrative approach for stacking architectural elements with varied sizes in multiple directions. Several processes of parametrization, structural analysis, and robotic assembly are algorithmically integrated into a Design-to-Robotic-Production method. This method is...
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Leontaris, G. (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
The Classical model (or Cooke’s model) for elicitation and combination of expert judgments has been used in science and engineering since at least the early 1990’s. The most widely used program for applications of this model is EXCALIBUR. However, its code is not available for practitioners, which limits the accessibility and potential of the...
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Del Estal Herrero, A. (author), Perçin, M. (author), Karasek, M. (author), van Oudheusden, B.W. (author)
Flow visualizations have been performed on a free flying, flapping-wing micro air vehicle (MAV), using a large-scale particle image velocimetry (PIV) approach. The PIV method involves the use of helium-filled soap bubbles (HFSB) as tracer particles. HFSB scatter light with much higher intensity than regular seeding particles, comparable to that...
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Krietemeyer, A. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van der Marel, H. (author), Realini, Eugenio (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Dual-frequency Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs) enable the estimation of Zenith Tropospheric Delay (ZTD) which can be converted to PrecipitableWater Vapor (PWV). The density of existing GNSS monitoring networks is insufficient to capture small-scale water vapor variations that are especially important for extreme weather...
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Teoh, T.G.H. (author), Kunze, Oliver (author), Teo, Chee-Chong (author), Diew Wong, Yiik (author)
The high costs of using electric vehicles (EVs) is hindering wide-spread adoption of an EV-centric decarbonisation strategy for urban freight transport. Four opportunity charging (OC) strategies—during breaks and shift changes, during loading activity, during unloading activity, or while driving on highways—are evaluated towards reducing EV...
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Couasnon, A.A.O. (author), Sebastian, A.G. (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author)
Traditional flood hazard analyses often rely on univariate probability distributions; however, in many coastal catchments, flooding is the result of complex hydrodynamic interactions between multiple drivers. For example, synoptic meteorological conditions can produce considerable rainfall-runoff, while also generating wind-driven elevated sea...
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Lammers, Imke (author), Hoppe, T. (author)
Due to the liberalisation of the European Union's (EU) electricity sector, stakeholders' roles and responsibilities in local energy planning and implementation are not well-defined in legislation anymore. To investigate what local energy planning and implementation processes look like in the post-liberalisation era we conduct a systematic...
review 2018
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Meijer, F.M. (author), Straub, A. (author), Mlecnik, E. (author)
The housing sector is responsible for a more than a quarter of the total final energy consumption in the EU. As the majority (70%) of the EU-housing stock is owner occupied and largely consists of single family dwellings it is understandable that many countries focus their energy saving policies on homeowners. Complementary to the national...
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Jiang, X. (author), Luo, Chengwei (author), Qiang, X. (author), Zhang, Qilin (author), Kolstein, M.H. (author), Bijlaard, F.S.K. (author)
To investigate the mechanical degradation of the shear properties of glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP) laminates in bridge decks under hygrothermal aging effects, short-beam shear tests were performed following the ASTM test standard (ASTM D790-10A). Based on the coupled hygro-mechanical finite element (FE) analysis method, an inverse...
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Milchram, C. (author), van de Kaa, G. (author), Doorn, N. (author), Kunneke, R.W. (author)
Smart grid technologies are considered an important enabler in the transition to more sustainable energy systems because they support the integration of rising shares of volatile renewable energy sources into electricity networks. To implement them in a large scale, broad acceptance in societies is crucial. However, a growing body of research...
review 2018
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Bekebrede, G. (author), van Bueren, Ellen (author), Wenzler, I. (author)
The depletion of fossil fuel sources for our energy system and the influence on overall CO2 emissions drive the need to more sustainable energy systems. The transition towards a renewable energy system cannot be seen as a purely technical issue; it is strongly embedded within society. In this study, we analyze the stakeholder complexities of the...
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