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Abobeih, M.H.M.A. (author), Cramer, J. (author), Kalb, N. (author), Markham, M (author), Twitchen, Daniel J. (author), Taminiau, T.H. (author)
Single electron spins coupled to multiple nuclear spins provide promising multi-qubit registers for quantum sensing and quantum networks. The obtainable level of control is determined by how well the electron spin can be selectively coupled to, and decoupled from, the surrounding nuclear spins. Here we realize a coherence time exceeding a...
journal article 2018
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
This paper presents analytical models that describe the safety of unstructured and layered en route airspace designs. Here, ‘unstructured airspace’ refers to airspace designs that offer operators complete freedom in path planning, whereas ‘layered airspace’ refers to airspace concepts that utilize heading-altitude rules to vertically separate...
journal article 2018
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Borg Costanzi, C. (author), Ahmed, Z. Y. (author), Schipper, H.R. (author), Bos, F. (author), Knaack, U. (author)
One of the geometrical restrictions associated with printed paste materials such as concrete, is that material must be self-supporting during printing. In this research paper a new methodology for 3D Printing Concrete onto a temporary freeform surface is presented. This is achieved by setting up a workflow for combining a Flexible Mould...
journal article 2018
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De Athayde Costa E Silva, M. (author), Cordeiro Guerrieri, D. (author), Cervone, A. (author), Gill, E.K.A. (author)
This brief presents a comprehensive approach for the modeling of micropropulsion systems based on the vaporization of a liquid. The model combines the analytical and empirical relations derived from extensive experimental analysis and fundamental physical laws. This allows modeling of key parameters, such as mass flow rate, for the entire...
journal article 2018
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Landman, H.M. (author), van Paassen, M.M. (author), Groen, Eric L. (author), Bronkhorst, Adelbert W. (author), Mulder, M. (author)
Objective: This study tested whether simulator-based training of pilot responses to unexpected or novel events can be improved by including unpredictability and variability in training scenarios. Background: Current regulations allow for highly predictable and invariable training, which may not be sufficient to prepare pilots for unexpected...
journal article 2018
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Rubino, A. (author), Pini, M. (author), Vitale, S. (author), Colonna di Paliano, Piero (author)
Fast and accurate computation of thermo-physical properties is essential in computationally expensive simulations involving fluid flows that significantly depart from the ideal gas or ideal liquid behavior. A look-up table algorithm based on unstructured grids is proposed and applied to non-ideal compressible fluid dynamics simulations. The...
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Oehler, J.D. (author), Schmehl, R. (author)
Airborne wind energy is an evolving renewable energy technology with the potential to reduce material as well as energy investments and to harvest wind resources that have so far not been accessible. Ground generation systems use the pulling force of a kite to generate a linear traction motion driving a drum connected to a generator. To...
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Callens, S.J.P. (author), Bergsma, O.K. (author)
Two-matrix composites combine fibers with two distinct matrices. This is achieved by impregnating fiber bundles with a high-stiffness matrix and embedding the cured bundles in a flexible matrix. Two-matrix composites have been shown to offer unprecedented combinations of transverse flexibility and longitudinal tensile strength, and could offer...
journal article 2018
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Sunil, E. (author), Ellerbroek, J. (author), Hoekstra, J.M. (author)
Decentralized en-route airspace concepts have been proposed by many studies to increase airspace safety and capacity. Most of these studies, including our own forays into this domain, have used fast-time simulation experiments to explore the benefits offered by decentralization. While simulations are indispensable during the initial design phase...
conference paper 2018
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Solari, M. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Dwight, R.P. (author), Kok, G. J. P. (author), Lucas, P. (author)
This paper presents an approach for updating the epistemic uncertainty of ultrasonic flow meter measurements under non-ideal flow conditions. Instead of re-calibrating the instrument to correct its behavior in these difficult working conditions, a Bayesian calibration of a computer model of the real process is used. The numerical model is...
journal article 2017
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Wasim, A.M.K.K. (author)
For μCHP applications, micro gas turbines offer many potential advantages in comparison to other conver- sion technologies due to their compact size and high specific power, low vibration and noise, low mainte- nance requirements, low emissions and high-grade residual thermal energy. Optimisation of MTT compressor with a vaneless diffuser (OCVLD...
master thesis 2017
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Bremm, M.J. (author)
The mechanism of three-dimensional shock control bumps (SCBs) to reduce wave drag is widely understood. Further, it has been claimed potential for passive flow control of transonic buffet. Although the underlying mechanisms of how SCBs favourably influence buffet onset are thought to be understood in broad terms, no experiments of SCBs in an...
master thesis 2017
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Floris, C.E. (author)
Damage in materials and structures is unavoidable, leading to the time deterioration of its functional properties (e.g. barrier, load bearing, aesthetics) and ultimate repair or replacement. Lifetime extension can be achieved by using materials with initially higher performance or using materials that can repair themselves (self-healing). The...
master thesis 2017
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Hermsen, R.J.G. (author)
To launch a rocket to the edge of space using a pressure fed rocket system with liquid oxygen as propellant, you need to know exactly how much pressurant gas (helium) you need to take along. In this thesis a practical investigation on cryogenic tank pressurization is conducted together with DARE. The measurement results are used to validate...
master thesis 2017
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Marchena, C.J. (author)
This research aims to investigate the validity of the standard power curve (i.e. measured power curve M-PC) in non-standard wind conditions and the integration of those results into recommended practices for future warranty negotiations. The Power Performance Testing (PPT) is carried out on a ABC1 with rotor diameter between 105-110m and rated...
master thesis 2017
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Van Horssen, M. (author)
master thesis 2017
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Francés Mollá, V. (author)
Turbomachines have experienced a fast development over the last years, and are present in a wide range of devices involved in the generation of electricity and the transportation sector. Current challenges in both sectors have driven quite a number of developments regarding the increase of efficiency and use of new types of devices. Those...
master thesis 2017
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Deccia, C.M.A. (author)
Exoplanets have been detected for more than 15 years. In the vast majority of instances, this has been accomplished through indirect observation. Such methods include among others the observation of radial velocity, transit photometry, and timing variations. These techniques allow for the vast majority of exoplanet detections up to date. An...
master thesis 2017
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Heijkoop, E. (author)
This thesis presents the results of a developed density inversion tool, which estimates lunar crustal density anomalies from Bouguer anomalies. The tool is run through a number of tests for verification, culminating in the forward modeling and subsequent inversion of synthetic density anomalies, showing a > 97% recovery of the original density...
master thesis 2017
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