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  • An automatically curated first-principles database of ferroelectrics 

    Smidt T.E.; Mack S.A.; Reyes-Lillo S.E.; Jain A.; Neaton J.B. (Nature Research, 2020-12)
    Ferroelectric materials have technological applications in information storage and electronic devices. The ferroelectric polar phase can be controlled with external fields, chemical substitution and size-effects in bulk ...
  • Kinetic study of removal heavy metal from aqueous solution using the synthetic aluminum silicate 

    Treto-Suárez M.A.; Prieto-García J.O.; Mollineda-Trujillo Á.; Lamazares E.; Hidalgo-Rosa Y.; Mena-Ulecia K. (Nature Research, 2020-12)
    One of the problems that most affect humanity today is the wastewater discharge into different water bodies. It was estimated that more than 7 million tons of wastewater are generated worldwide and are discharged into ...
  • Liquid Phase Hydrogenation of Pharmaceutical Interest Nitroarenes over Gold-Supported Alumina Nanowires Catalysts 

    Shanmugaraj, Krishnamoorthy; Bustamante, Tatiana M.; Campos, Cristian H.; Torres, Cecilia C. (MDPI AG, 2020-02)
    In this work, Au nanoparticles, supported in Al2O3 nanowires (ANW) modified with (3-aminopropyl)trimethoxysilane were synthetized, for their use as catalysts in the hydrogenation reaction of 4-(2-fluoro-4-nitrophenyl)-morpholine ...
  • NaCo polarimetric observations of Sz 91 transitional disc: a remarkable case of dust filtering 

    Mauco, Karina; Olofsson, Johan; Canovas, Hector; . Schreiber, Matthias R; Christiaens, Valentin; Bayo, Amelia; Zurlo, Alice; Caceres, Claudio; Pinte, Christophe; Villaver, Eva; Girard, Julien H.; Cieza, Lucas; Montesinos, Matıas (Oxford University Press, 2020-02)
    We present polarized light observations of the transitional disc around Sz 91 acquired with VLT/NaCo at H (1.7μm) and Ks (2.2μm) bands. We resolve the disc and detect polarized emission up to ∼0.5 arcsec (∼80 au) along ...
  • Search for the optical counterpart of the GW170814 gravitational wave event with the VLT Survey Telescope 

    Grado, A.; Cappellaro, E.; Covino, S.; Getman, F.; Greco, G.; Limatola, L.; Yang, S.; Amati, L.; Benetti, S.; Branchesi, M.; Brocato, E.; Botticella, M.; Campana, S.; Cantiello, M.; Dadina, M.; Ammando, F. D; De Cesare, G.; D’Elia, V.; Della Valle, M.; Iodice, E.; Longo, G.; . Mapelli, M; Masetti, N.; Nicastro, L.; Palazzi, E.; Possenti, A.; Radovich, M.; Rossi, A.; Salvaterra, R.; Stella, L.; Stratta, G.; Testa, V.; Tomasella, L. (Oxford University Press, 2020-02)
    We report on the search for the optical counterpart of the gravitational event GW170814, which was carried out with the VLT Survey Telescope (VST) by the GRAvitational Wave Inaf TeAm. Observations started 17.5 h after ...
  • Homogeneous analysis of globular clusters from the APOGEE survey with the BACCHUS code – II. The Southern clusters and overview 

    Szabolcs, Meszaros; Masseron, Thomas; García-Hernandez, D. A.; Allende Prieto, Carlos; Beers, Timothy C.; Bizyaev, Dmitry; Chojnowski, Drew; Cohen, Roger E.; Cunha, Katia; Dell’Agli, Flavia; Ebelke, Garrett; Fernandez-Trincado, Jose G.; Frinchaboy, Peter; Geisler, Doug; Hasselquist, Sten; Hearty, Fred; Holtzman, Jon; Johnson, Jennifer; Lane, Richard R; Lacerna, Ivan; Longa-Pena, Penelope; Majewski, Steven R.; Martell, Sarah L; Minniti, Dante; Nataf, David; Nidever, David L.; Pan, Kaike; Schiavon, Ricardo P.; Shetrone, Matthew; Smith, Verne V.; . Sobeck, Jennifer S; Stringfellow, Guy S.; Szigeti, Laszlo; Tang, Baitian; Wilson, John C.; Zamora, Olga (Oxford University Press, 2020-02)
    We investigate the Fe, C, N, O, Mg, Al, Si, K, Ca, Ce, and Nd abundances of 2283 red giant stars in 31 globular clusters from high-resolution spectra observed in both the Northern and Southern hemisphere by the SDSS-IV ...
  • Graph theory-based sequence descriptors as remote homology predictors 

    Agüero-Chapin, G.; Galpert, D.; Molina-Ruiz, R.; Ancede-Gallardo, E.; Pérez-Machado, G.; de la Riva, G.; Antunes, A. (MDPI AG, 2020)
    Alignment-free (AF) methodologies have increased in popularity in the last decades as alternative tools to alignment-based (AB) algorithms for performing comparative sequence analyses. They have been especially useful to ...
  • Revisiting the rearrangement of Dewar thiophenes 

    Gómez, S.; Osorio, E.; Dzib, E.; Islas, R.; Restrepo, A.; Merino, G. (MDPI AG, 2020)
    The mechanism for the walk rearrangement in Dewar thiophenes has been clarified theoretically by studying the evolution of chemical bonds along the intrinsic reaction coordinates. Substituent effects on the overall mechanism ...
  • Azimuthal variations of oxygen abundance profiles in star-forming regions of disc galaxies in EAGLE simulations 

    Solar, Martın; Patricia, B. Tissera; Hernandez-Jimenez, Jose A. (Oxford University Press, 2020-02)
    The exploration of the spatial distribution of chemical abundances in star-forming regions of galactic discs can help us to understand the complex interplay of physical processes that regulate the star formation activity ...
  • A Study of the Blue Straggler Population of the Old Open Cluster Collinder 261 

    Rain, M. J.; Carraro, G.; Ahumada, J. A.; Villanova, S.; Boffin, H.; Monaco, L.; Beccar, G. (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2020-02)
    Blue stragglers (BSs) are stars located in an unexpected region of the color–magnitude diagram (CMD) of a stellar population, as they appear bluer and more luminous than the stars in the turn-off region. They are ubiquitous, ...
  • KMT-2018-BLG-1292: A Super-Jovian Microlens Planet in the Galactic Plane 

    Yoon-Hyun, Ryu; Navarro, Maria Gabriela; Gould, Andrew; Albrow, Michael D.; Chung, Sun-Ju; Han, Cheongho; Hwang, Kyu-Ha; Jung, Youn Kil; Shin, In-Gu; Shvartzvald, Yossi; Yee, Jennifer C.; Zang, Weicheng; Cha, Sang-Mok; Kim, Dong-Jin; Kim, Hyoun-Woo; Kim, Seung-Lee; Lee, Chung-Uk; Zang, Weicheng; Cha, Sang-Mok; Dong-Jin, Kim; Hyoun-Woo, Kim; Seung-Lee, Kim; Chung-Uk, Lee; Dong-Joo, Lee; Yongseok, Lee; Byeong-Gon, Park; Richard W., Pogge (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2020-02)
    We report the discovery of KMT-2018-BLG-1292Lb, a super-Jovian M planet = 5.0 ± 1.2 M J planet orbiting an F or G dwarf M host = 1.2 ± 0.3 M o˙, which lies physically within O (10 pc) of the Galactic plane. The source star ...
  • Extending the variability selection of active galactic nuclei in the W-CDF-S and SERVS/SWIRE region 

    Poulain, M.; Paolillo, M.; De Cicco, D.; Brandt, W.N; Bauer, , F. E.; Falocco, S.; Vagnetti, F.; Grado, A.; Ragosta, F.; Botticella, M. T.; Cappellaro, E.; Pignata, G.; Vaccar, M.; Schipani, P.; Covone, G.; Longo, G.; Napolitano, N. R. (EDP Sciences, 2020-02)
    Context. Variability has proven to be a powerful tool to detect active galactic nuclei (AGN) in multi-epoch surveys. The new-generation facilities expected to become operational in the next few years will mark a new era ...
  • Theoretical exploration of the forces governing the interaction between gold-phthalocyanine and gold surface clusters 

    Castro-Latorre, P.; Miranda-Rojas, S.; Mendizabal, F. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2020)
    Here we aim to explore the nature of the forces governing the adsorption of gold-phthalocyanine on gold substrates. For this, we designed computational models of metal-free phthalocyanine and gold-phthalocyanine deposited ...
  • Real-Space Approach to the Reaction Force: Understanding the Origin of Synchronicity/Nonsynchronicity in Multibond Chemical Reactions 

    Geerlings Festschrift, Paul; Yepes, Diana; Munarriz, Julen; l’Anson, Daniel; Contreras-Garcia, Julia; Jaque, Pablo (American Chemical Society, 2020-03)
    In this article, we present a complementary analysis based on the reaction force F(ζ)/reaction force constant κ(ζ) and noncovalent interactions (NCI) index to characterize the energetics (kinetic and thermodynamics) and ...
  • Effect of Feedback of Massive Stars in the Fragmentation, Distribution, and Kinematics of the Gas in Two Star-forming Regions in the Carina Nebula 

    Rebolledo, David; Guzmán, Andrés E.; Contreras, Yanett; Garay, Guido; Medina, S.-N. X.; Sanhueza, Patricio; Green, Anne J.; Castro, Camila; Guzmán, Viviana; . Burton, Michael G (Institute of Physics Publishing, 2020-03)
    We present ALMA high spatial resolution observations toward two star-forming regions located in one of the most extreme zones of star formation in the Galaxy, the Carina Nebula. One region is located at the center of the ...
  • VVV WIN 1733−3349: a low extinction window to probe the far side of the Milky Way bulge 

    Saito, R. K.; Minniti, D.; Benjamin, R. A.; Navarro, M. G.; Alonso-García, J.; . Gonzalez, O. A; Kammers, R.; Surot, F. (Oxford University Press, 2020-02)
    Windows of low extinction in the Milky Way (MW) have been used along the past decades for the study of the Galactic structure and the stellar population across the inner bulge and disc. Here, we report the analysis of ...
  • Improving cell penetration of gold nanorods by using an amphipathic arginine rich peptide 

    Riveros, A.; Eggeling, C.; Riquelme, S.; Adura, C.; López-Iglesias, C.; Guzmán, F.; Araya, E.; Almada, M.; Juárez, J.; Valdez, M.; Fuentevilla, I.; López, O. (Dove Medical Press Ltd., 2020)
    Gold nanorods are highly reactive, have a large surface-to-volume ratio, and can be functionalized with biomolecules. Gold nanorods can absorb infrared electromagnetic radiation, which is subsequently dispersed as local ...
  • Experimental measurements of high-energy photons in X-rays pulses emitted from a hundred joules plasma focus device and its interpretations 

    Jain, Jalaj; Moreno, Jose; Davis, Sergio; Boraa, Biswajit; Paveza, Cristian; Avaria, Gonzalo; Soto, Leopoldo (Elsevier B.V., 2020-03)
    In the present work, efforts are made to identify the presence of high energy photons in X-rays pulses, emitted from a hundred joules plasma focus device, PF-400J. Two different experiments were carried out, with ...
  • Exploring CP-violation, via heavy neutrino oscillations, in rare B meson decays at Belle II 

    Cvetiˇc, Gorazd; C. S., Kim; Mendizabal, Sebastian; Zamora-Saá, Jilberto (Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH, 2020-11)
    In this article we study the rare B-meson decay via two on-shell almost-degenerate Majorana Heavy Neutrinos, into two charged leptons and two pseudoscalar mesons (B±→D0ℓ1±ℓ2±π∓). We consider the scenario where the heavy ...
  • Search for new resonances in mass distributions of jet pairs using 139 fb −1 of pp collisions at √s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector 

    Aad, G.; Abbott, B.; Abbott, D.C; Abed Abud, A.; Abeling, K.; Abhayasinghe, D.K.; Abidi, S.H.; AbouZeid, O.S; Abraham ., N.L; Abramowicz, H; Abreu, H; Abulaiti, Y. (Springer, 2020-03)
    A search for new resonances decaying into a pair of jets is reported using the dataset of proton-proton collisions recorded at s = 13 TeV with the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider between 2015 and 2018, corresponding ...

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