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      Anisotropy of the resistivity in the a-b plane of a superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-δ single crystal 

      Kim, J.-T.; Giapintzakis, John; Ginsberg, D. M. (1996)
      We have measured the in-plane longitudinal resistivities pa and pb as functions of temperature and magnetic field. The measurements were all made on the same detwinned single crystal of YBa2Cu3O7-δ (YBCO). Defining Tc to ...
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      Highly anisotropic crystal growth and thermoelectric properties of K 2Bi 8-xSb xSe 13 solid solutions: Band gap anomaly at low x 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Dyck, J. S.; Chen, W.; Chung, D. Y.; Uher, C.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (2002)
      The thermoelectric properties of solid solutions of the type β-K 2Bi 8-xSb xSe 13 (0<x<8) were studied with respect to thermal behavior, band gap variation, and charge transport properties as a function of x. At x values ...
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      Multiscale modelling of solid tumour growth: the effect of collagen micromechanics 

      Wijeratne, P. A.; Vavourakis, V.; Hipwell, J. H.; Voutouri, C.; Papageorgis, P.; Stylianopoulos, T.; Evans, A.; Hawkes, D. J. (2016)
      Here we introduce a model of solid tumour growth coupled with a multiscale biomechanical description of the tumour microenvironment, which facilitates the explicit simulation of fibre–fibre and tumour–fibre interactions. ...
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      Multiscale, structure-based modeling for the elastic mechanical behavior of arterial walls 

      Barocas, V. Η; Stylianopoulos, T. (2007)
      Passive elastic behavior of arterial wall remains difficult to model. Although phenomenological and structural models exist, the question of how the three-dimensional network structure of the collagen in the artery determines ...
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      On the optical properties of thermoelectric alkali metal chalcogenide compounds 

      Hatzikraniotis, E.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Zorba, T.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, GreeceAffiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesAffiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678 Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Hatzikraniotis, E.Physics Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006)
      Solid solutions of K2Bi8-xSbxSe 13 is an interesting series of complex bismuth-chalcogenide compounds, which are attractive for thermoelectric investigations. The highly anisotropic structure in these compounds results in ...
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      Optical probing of anisotropic heat transport in the quantum spin ladder Ca 9La 5Cu 24O 41 

      Otter, M.; Athanasopoulos, G.; Hlubek, N.; Montagnese, M.; Labois, M.; Fishman, D. A.; Haan, F. De; Singh, S.; Lakehal, D.; Giapintzakis, John; Hess, C.; Revcolevschi, A.; Loosdrecht, P. H. M. Van (2012)
      A transient thermal imaging technique is used to monitor heat diffusion at the surface of the antiferromagnetic spin ladder material Ca 9La 5Cu 24O 41. This material shows highly anisotropic thermal conductivity due to a ...
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      Rapid shear of initially anisotropic turbulence in a rotating frame? 

      Akylas, Evaggelos; Kassinos, Stavros C.; Langer, C. A. (2007)
      In the present study, we investigate, using inviscid rapid distortion theory, the evolution of sheared turbulence in a rotating frame as a function of the rotation rate (including stable, transitional, and unstable regimes), ...
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      Representing anisotropy of two-point second-order turbulence velocity correlations using structure tensors 

      Bhattacharya, A.; Kassinos, Stavros C.; Moser, R. D. (2008)
      A locally homogeneous representation for the two-point, second-order turbulent velocity fluctuation Rij(x,r) = 〈u′i(x)u′i(x+r)〉 is formulated in terms of three linearly independent structure tensors [Kassinos et al., J. ...
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      A simplified structure-based model using standard turbulence scale equations: computation of rotating wall-bounded flows 

      Kassinos, Stavros C.; Langer, C. A.; Kalitzin, G.; Iaccarino, G. (2006)
      Two linear eddy-viscosity models, the v2-f and k-ω models, have been combined with an algebraic structure-based algorithm for the evaluation of the Reynolds stresses. This closure was originally designed as an integral ...
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      Statistical measures of structural anisotropy in MHD turbulence subjected to mean shear and frame rotation 

      Kassinos, Stavros C.; Knaepen, B.; Wray, A. (2006)
      We consider homogeneous turbulence in a conducting fluid that is exposed to a uniform external magnetic field while being sheared in fixed and rotating frames. We take both the frame-rotation axis and the applied magnetic ...
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      Structure anisotropy in MHD turbulence subjected to mean shear and frame rotation 

      Kassinos, Stavros C.; Wray, A. (Affiliation: Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United StatesAffiliation: Center for Turbulence Research, NASA Ames Research Center, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kassinos, S.C.Dept. of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprusemail: kassinos@ucy.ac.cy, 2005)
      We consider homogeneous turbulence in a conducting fluid that is exposed to a uniform external magnetic field while being sheared in fixed and rotating frames. We take both the frame-rotation axis and the applied magnetic ...
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      Symmetry of differential optical responses of normal and superconducting phases in single-crystal YBCO 

      Studenmund, W. R.; Fishman, I. M.; Kino, G. S.; Giapintzakis, John (1995)
      We measured differential optical reflectivity (DOR) of YBCO single domains. DOR measurements reject the temperature independent bulk reflectivity and reveal dR dT. These measurements detect the superconducting transition, ...
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      Thermal conductivity measurements of anisotropic bulk samples using the 3ω method 

      Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Svoukis, E.; Viskadourakis, Z.; Giapintzakis, John (Affiliation: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos Avenue, Nicosia, 1678, CyprusAffiliation: Materials Science and Technology Department, University of Crete, P.O. Box 2208, Heraklion Crete 710 03, GreeceCorrespondence Address: Athanasopoulos, G. I.Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 75 Kallipoleos Avenue, Nicosia, 1678, Cyprus, 2010)
      The 3ω method has been applied to measure the anisotropic thermal conductivity of single crystals of SiO2 (quartz) and La 14-yCayCu24O41 (y = 9 and 10). A two-dimensional heat conduction model along with properly oriented ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of K 2Bi 8Se 13-xS x solid solutions 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Lal, S.; Hogan, T.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesAffiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States, 2006)
      Derivatives of β-K 2Bi 8Se 13 are an interesting series of materials for thermoelectric investigations due to their very low thermal conductivity and highly anisotropic electrical properties. Up to now substitutions on the ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of K2Bi8-xSbxSe13 solid solutions and Se doping 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Dyck, J. S.; Chen, W.; Chung, D. Y.; Uher, C.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States, 2002)
      Our efforts to improve the thermoelectric properties of β-K2Bi8Se13, led to systematic studies of solid solutions of the type β-K2Bi8-xSbxSe13. The charge transport properties and thermal conductivities were studied for ...
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      When structure makes a difference: Computation of rotating wall-bounded flows with an algebraic structure-based model 

      Kassinos, Stavros C.; Langer, C. A.; Kalitzin, G.; Iaccarino, G. (Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, CyprusAffiliation: Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Kassinos, S.C.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia 1678, Cyprusemail: kassinos@ucy.ac.cy, 2005)
      Two linear eddy-viscosity models, the ν 2-f and κ-ω models, have been combined with an algebraic structure-based algorithm for the evaluation of the Reynolds stresses. This closure was originally designed as an integral ...