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      Application of the Sharp Front Model to capillary absorption in a vuggy limestone 

      Ioannou, Ioannis; Andreou, Andronikoulla; Tsikouras, Basilios; Hatzipanagiotou, Konstantin (2009)
      The unusual pore size distribution and in particular the presence of large pores in certain construction materials, results in an anomalous sorptivity and a marked deviation from the standard t1/2 law. In this paper, we ...
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      Capillary absorption of water and n-decane by autoclaved aerated concrete 

      Ioannou, Ioannis; Hamilton, Andrea; Hall, Christopher (2008)
      An autoclaved aerated concrete was one of three construction materials used in the round-robin study of hygral properties carried out in the European Commission funded Heat, Air and Moisture Standards Development [HAMSTAD] ...
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      Current Transport Properties of CuS/Sn:In2O3 versus CuS/SnO2 Nanowires and Negative Differential Resistance in Quantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells 

      Zervos, Matthew; Vasile, E.; Karageorgou, E.; Othonos, A. (2016)
      The structural, optical, and electrical transport properties of nanowires obtained by the deposition of Cu over Sn doped In2O3 and SnO2 nanowires followed by processing under H2S between 100 and 500°C have been investigated ...
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      Evolution of osmotic pressure in solid tumors 

      Voutouri, C.; Stylianopoulos, T. (2014)
      The mechanical microenvironment of solid tumors includes both fluid and solid stresses. These stresses play a crucial role in cancer progression and treatment and have been analyzed rigorously both mathematically and ...
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      Growth and transport properties of HT-Li xCoO 2 thin films deposited by pulsed laser deposition 

      Svoukis, E.; Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Moradpour, A.; Schneegans, O.; Revcolevschi, A.; Giapintzakis, John (2012)
      The successful in situ growth of single phase, c-axis oriented, layered structured Li xCoO 2 thin films on (0 0 0 1) Al 2O 3 substrates by pulsed laser deposition is reported. Thin films were grown in an oxygen pressure ...
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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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      Low-temperature growth of NiMnSb thin films by pulsed-laser deposition 

      Giapintzakis, John; Grigorescu, C.; Klini, A.; Manousaki, A.; Zorba, V.; Androulakis, J.; Viskadourakis, Z.; Fotakis, C. (2002)
      We report the growth of thin films of the ferromagnetic half-Heusler alloy NiMnSb by pulsed-laser deposition on Si (111) and polycrystalline InAs substrates. Highly crystalline films are grown using low substrate temperatures ...
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      Spin polarisation and anomalous Hall effect in NiMnSb films 

      Branford, W. R.; Roy, S. B.; Clowes, S. K.; Miyoshi, Y.; Bugoslavsky, Y. V.; Gardelis, S.; Giapintzakis, John; Cohen, L. F. (2004)
      NiMnSb has attracted a great deal of interest as a spin injector/detector in spintronic devices because it has a Curie temperature of 728 K and is predicted to be half-metallic (100% spin polarized). NiMnSb has been reported ...
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      Structure inhomogeneities, shallow defects, and charge transport in the series of thermoelectric materials K2Bi8-xSb xSe13 

      Kyratsi, Theodora; Hatzikraniotis, E.; Paraskevopoulos, K. M.; Malliakas, C. D.; Dyck, J. S.; Uher, C.; Kanatzidis, M. G. (2006)
      The charge transport properties of the low-dimensional thermoelectric materials K2 Bi8-x Sbx Se13 (0<x≤8) were studied as a function of temperature and composition. The Seebeck coefficient shows an evolution from n - to p ...
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      Structure-based turbulence modeling for wall-bounded flows 

      Kassinos, Stavros C.; Langer, C. A.; Haire, S. L.; Reynolds, W. C. (2000)
      The performance of Reynolds stress transport (RST) models in non-equilibrium flows is limited by the lack of information about two dynamically important effects: The role of energy-containing turbulence structure ...
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      Thermoelectric materials and applications on the recovery of waste heat energy 

      Kyratsi, Theodora (Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678, Nicosia, CyprusCorrespondence Address: Kyratsi, T.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, 1678, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2010)
      Today, thermoelectric (TE) technology offers a solution regarding large amounts of energy that are lost as waste heat from various applications. In this paper, the need for better thermoelectric materials is addressed and ...
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      Thermoelectric module for low temperature applications 

      Lal, S.; Loo, S.; Chung, D. Y.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Kanatzidis, M. G.; Cauchy, C.; Hogan, T. P. (2002)
      The possibility of a prototype thermoelectric cooling device for operation near liquid nitrogen temperatures has been explored. In these devices, the figure of merit involves a combination of the properties of the two ...