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Submissions from 2023

Theoretical Considerations for Scaling Convection in Overall Effectiveness Experiments, Carol Bryant and James L. Rutledge

Submissions from 2022

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Delaunay Walk for Fast Nearest Neighbor: Accelerating Correspondence Matching for ICP, James D. Anderson, Ryan M. Raettig, Joshua Larson, Clark N. Taylor, and Thomas Wischgoll

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Magneto-Exothermic Catalytic Chemical Reaction along a Curved Surface, Muhammad Ashraf, Uzma Ahmad, Saqib Zia, Rama S. R. Gorla, Amnah S. Al-Johani, Ilyas Khan, and Mulugeta Andualem

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Improving on Atmospheric Turbulence Profiles Derived from Dual Beacon Hartmann Turbulence Sensor Measurements, Alexander S. Boeckenstedt, Jack E. McCrae, Santasri Bose-Pillai, and Benjamin Wilson

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ADS-B Classification using Multivariate Long Short-term Memory–fully Convolutional Networks and Data Reduction Techniques, Sarah Bolton, Richard Dill, Michael R. Grimaila, and Douglas Hodson

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Evaluating Climatic Influences on the Technical Performance of Built Infrastructure Assets, Sarah L. Brown, Steven J. Schuldt, Michael N. Grussing, Michael A. Johnson, and Justin D. Delorit

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Finding the Dimension of a Non-empty Orthogonal Array Polytope, Dursun A. Bulutoglu

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Utilization and Efficient Computation of Polarization Factor Q for Fast, Accurate BRDF Modeling, Samuel D. Butler and Michael A. Marciniak

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Shock Front Detachment during Pulsed Laser Ablation of Graphite, Timothy I. Calver, Michael B. Shattan, and Glen P. Perram

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A Comparison of Sporadic-E Occurrence Rates Using GPS Radio Occultation and Ionosonde Measurements, Rodney Carmona, Omar A. Nava, Eugene V. Dao, and Daniel J. Emmons

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Noncontact liquid crystalline broadband optoacoustic sensors [U.S. Patent US11366054B2], Hengky Chandrahalim and Michael T. Dela Cruz

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Two-Photon Machining of Sensors on Fiber Tips, Hengky Chandrahalim, Jeremiah C. Williams, Joseph S. Suelzer, and Nicholas G. Usechak

Closed-Loop Linear Covariance Framework for Path Planning in Static Uncertain Obstacle Fields, Randall Christensen, Greg Droge, and Robert C. Leishman

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Sensitivity of Single-Pulse Radar Detection to Aircraft Pose Uncertainties, Austin Costley, Randall Christensen, Greg Droge, and Robert C. Leishman

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Analytical Aircraft State and IMU Signal Generator from Smoothed Reference Trajectory, Austin Costley, Randall Christensen, Robert C. Leishman, and Greg Droge

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Composite Style Pixel and Point Convolution-Based Deep Fusion Neural Network Architecture for the Semantic Segmentation of Hyperspectral and Lidar Data, Kevin T. Decker and Brett J. Borghetti

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Event-based Imaging Polarimeter, Michael L. Dexter and Michael R. Hawks

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Interband Transitions and Critical Points of Single-Crystal Thoria Compared with Urania, Christina Dugan, Lu Wang, Kai Zhang, James M. Mann, Martin M. Kimani, Wai-Ning Mei, Peter A. Dowben, and James C. Petrosky

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Influence of Nano-Sized SiC on the Laser Powder Bed Fusion of Molybdenum, Nathan E. Ellsworth, Ryan A. Kemnitz, Cayla C. Eckley, Brianna M. Sexton, Cynthia T. Bowers, Joshua R. Machacek, and Larry W. Burggraf

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Optimizing Switching of Non-linear Properties with Hyperbolic Metamaterials, James A. Ethridge, John G. Jones, Manuel R. Ferdinandus, Michael J. Havrilla, and Michael A. Marciniak

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Infrastructure Decision-Making under Climate Change Uncertainty: Case Study of Centralized Heating at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Tyler A. Ferry, Justin D. Delorit, and Christopher M. Chini

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Feasibility of Obtaining Surface Layer Moisture Flux Using an IR Thermometer, Steven T. Fiorino, Lance Todorowski, Jaclyn Schmidt, Yogendra Raut, and Jacob Margraf

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A Statistical Principal Component Regression-Based Approach to Modeling the Degradative Effects of Local Climate and Traffic on Airfield Pavement Performance, Evan M. Fortney, Steven J. Schuldt, Sarah L. Brown, James P. Allen, and Justin D. Delorit

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Optimal Strategies for the Game of Protecting a Plane in 3-D, Eloy Garcia, Isaac Weintraub, David W. Casbeer, and Meir Pachter

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Studying the Conditions for Magnetic Reconnection in Solar Flares with and without Precursor Flares, Seth H. Garland, Daniel J. Emmons, and Robert D. Loper