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Zhang B.,Beihang University | Yan P.,Beihang University | Gao F.,Beihang University | Liu Y.,Beihang University | And 2 more authors.
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering | Year: 2016

Surface plasmon microscopy (SPRM) usually employs high refractive index prism or high numerical aperture (NA) objective as coupling device to excite surface plasmon. Here we apply high NA oil-immersion objective considering k vector conditions of SPs and localization of SPs which provides better lateral resolution and less cross-talk between adjacent areas. However, performance of an objective based SPRM is often limited by the finite aperture of a physical objective which corresponds to sudden transition and limited bandwidth. Here we give a simplified model of the SPRM and numerically calculate how the sudden transition on the clear aperture edge causes inherent error. Notch filtering algorithm is designed to suppress the noisy ripples. Compared to the pupil function engineering technique, this technique makes both the sacrifice of NA and utilization of spatial light modulator unnecessary and provides a more compact system setup without decreasing the resolution and contrast. © 2016 SPIE.

PubMed | Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Toulouse 1 University Capitole, Renming University of China and Korea Basic Science Institute
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Journal of the American Chemical Society | Year: 2016

Few-layer graphenes, supported on Si with a superficial oxide layer, were subjected to a Birch-type reduction using Li and H

News Article | February 15, 2017

The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) -- the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America -- will hold its 43rd Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference, taking place from March 9 to 12 at the Miami Marriott Dadeland in Miami, Florida. This conference provides a forum for professionals in the field of aging to present their work and share ideas about gerontological and geriatric education and training. The theme for 2017 is "The Future is Here: Educating a New Generation of Professionals in Aging Worldwide." Learn more at http://www. . Below are some program highlights. Opening Plenary Session: "Thoughts on Educating a New Workforce of Professionals in Aging Worldwide" Thursday, March 9, 5:30 p.m. The Opening Plenary will feature a conversation with the Honorable Josefina Carbonell and Dr. Martha Pelaez. Carbonell served as the third assistant secretary for Aging at the Administration on Aging, appointed by President George Bush in 2001 and served in the position until 2009. She is currently the senior vice president of long-term Care & nutrition at Independent Living Systems and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Aging. Pelaez is a founder and consultant for Network Development and Operations at Florida Health Networks, LLC, and leads the Health Foundation of South Florida, Healthy Aging Regional Collaborative. She was previously the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization regional advisor on aging and health. Networking Luncheon: "Pecha Kucha -- Build. Network. Discover. It's your Journey." Friday, March 10, 12:30 p.m. Separate registration is required. Consider participating in this new and exciting AGHE networking luncheon. Attendees will learn about AGHE committees through a set of slide performances. What is Pecha Kucha? Pecha Kucha is an exciting way to provide information at conferences. It is an image-based slide presentation style that is concise and fast-paced. It allows for speakers to share images on a variety of topics. In this case, about AGHE committees and the various charges of the committees. "A Spotlight on Gerontology Programs Around the Globe" Saturday, March 11, 4:30 p.m. This special session will provide attendees an opportunity to learn about challenges and opportunities for gerontological education in China, Russia, Turkey and Mexico. Du Peng will introduce the development of gerontology education in China and will offer information about the gerontology program at Renming University of China, which is the only program in China that offers a PhD in gerontology. William E. Hills, Eduard V. Karyukhin, and Karen T. Hills will examine the Third Age University programs of the Russian cities of Pskov and Vologda, making comparisons to the Lifelong Learning Institute movement in the United States. Following a brief history of Turkey's first gerontology program at Akdeniz University, Özgür Arun and Jason K. Holdsworth will describe some opportunities and challenges they have encountered in gerontological education at both the local and national level. Elva Dolores Arias Merino, Martha Elena Vázquez Arias, and Neyda Ma Mendoza Ruvalcaba will provide insight to the needs of students and graduates, related to the AGHE competencies, who enter the Masters in Gerontology program at the University of Guadalajara. Closing Plenary Session: "Pitching to the Global Longevity Economy -- Planning for the Global Business of Aging" Sunday, March 12, 10 a.m. The featured speakers will be Brittany C.S. Weinberg, Aging 2.0; Dana B. Bradley, Western Kentucky University; and Janice I. Wassel, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The rapid aging of the world's population brings unprecedented and important changes in the global economic environment creating unique opportunities and challenges for businesses worldwide. Gerontological educators are uniquely positioned to take advantage of these challenges and opportunities because they can create multiple opportunities to introduce business issues related to corporate and public policy in their gerontological curriculum and career options for their students. The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) is the educational branch of The Gerontological Society of America, the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. AGHE seeks to advance gerontology as a field of study at institutions of higher education through conferences, publications, technical assistance, research studies, and consultation with policy makers. It is currently the only institutional member organization dedicated to gerontology and geriatrics education worldwide.

Zhang S.,Beijing Jiaotong University | Zhang S.,Beihang University | Xing H.,Beijing Jiaotong University | Liu G.,Renming University of China
Journal of Computational Information Systems | Year: 2010

In this paper, we discuss the influence analysis of ridge estimate of parameter in the restricted linear regression models. For the proposed conditional ridge estimate, two cases of influence with disturbance of covariance matrix or data deleting are studied, and the relevant conclusions are established. Furthermore, the definition of the generalized Cook distance and the Welsch-Kuh statistic are given to assess the extent of influence and a numerical example is given to show their effectiveness. © 2010 Binary Information Press.

Fan N.,Renming University of China | Long Y.,Renming University of China
Proceedings - 4th International Conference on Computational and Information Sciences, ICCIS 2012 | Year: 2012

Economic benefits of urban land use of 30 provinces and municipalities in China are evaluated. Using subsystem factor analysis and 9 initial indicators, the evaluation system is transformed into 3 subsystems - "Comprehensive Strength", "Hard Power", and "Real Estate Strength". Meanwhile, economic benefits are analyzed by coordination analysis and cluster analysis. Finally, compared with the exiting studies, the results fit in well with actualities, which indicates that the methods used are of high operability and strong viability. © 2012 IEEE.

Zhang Q.,CAS Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences | Xu R.,CAS Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences | Zheng X.,Renming University of China | Fan Y.,CAS Research Center for Eco Environmental Sciences
Water Science and Technology | Year: 2014

The airlift external circulation membrane bioreactor (AEC-MBR) is a new MBR consisting of a separated aeration tank and membrane tank with circulating pipes fixed between the two tanks. The circulating pipe is called a H circulating pipe (HCP) because of its shape. With the complex configuration, it was difficult but necessary to master the AEC-MBR's hydraulic characteristics. In this paper, simulation and optimization of the AEC-MBR was performed using computational fluid dynamics. The distance from diffusers to membrane modules, i.e. the height of gas-liquid mixing zone (hm), and its effect on velocity distribution at membrane surfaces were studied. Additionally, the role of HCP and the effect of HCP's diameter on circulation were simulated and analyzed. The results showed that non-uniformity of cross-flow velocity existed in the flat-plate membrane modules, and the problem could be alleviated by increasing hm to an optimum range (hm/B ≥ 0.55; B is total static depth). Also, the low velocity in the boundary layer on the membrane surface was another reason for membrane fouling. The results also suggested that HCP was necessary and it had an optimum diameter to make circulation effective in the AEC-MBR. © IWA Publishing 2014.

Jiang F.,Renming University of China | Yang Y.,Renming University of China | Weng J.,Renming University of China | Zhang X.,Renming University of China
Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research | Year: 2016

The hybrid films of reinforcing the aged papers have been employed via layer-by-layer (LBL) assembly deposition of the chitosan lactate/carboxymethyl cellulose complex previously modified with metal oxide. In order to reinforce the films, a vacuum infiltration was adopted in the LBL process. The mechanical properties and structure of the aged papers in relation to fiber morphology were investigated using SEM, FTIR, XPS, and tensile test. The well-dispersed coatings resulted in an excellent improvement in mechanical properties of the modified paper. After only three bilayers deposited, the measured tensile strength and folding endurance for modified aged newspaper samples increased up to 100% and 450%, respectively, as compared to the control sample. This high efficiency was kept even when the modified paper samples exposed to the moist-heat accelerated aging and UV irradiation. The pH of the paper rose to alkalescence rapidly, and the paper samples maintained their coloration close to the original after treatment. © 2016 American Chemical Society.

Bi Y.,China Safety Science and Research Institute | Bi Y.,China University of Mining and Technology | Fu Z.,Renming University of China
WIT Transactions on Information and Communication Technologies | Year: 2014

As the institutional reform further deepened in China, game theory plays an important role in economic research and economic policy choices. Simultaneously it has a significant impact on government action and making public policy. Based on the principal-agent theory, this paper established the principal-agent model of local governments and enterprises, analyzed the choice trend of manufacturing enterprises under dual tasks of safety and production, discussed the incentives mechanism of enterprise security production, and provided the security incentive constraints policy of government with the theoretical basis. © 2014 WIT Press.

Zhang X.,Renming University of China | Du X.,Renming University of China | Chen J.,Renming University of China | Wang S.,Renming University of China
Advances in Web Technologies and Applications - Proceedings of the 12th Asia-Pacific Web Conference, APWeb 2010 | Year: 2010

This paper presents a reference framework, called BUD, to manage a large shared bank of unstructured data. This paper lists several important issues on managing or maintaining the unstructured data in BUD. BUD stores and manages the ever-growing unstructured data by introducing a novel technique called free-table, which is a conceptual view for endusers and a physical entity maintained by transactional storage manager of BUD. Free-table is cell-oriented but not columnoriented as relational table. It can store various types of unstructured data in cell with different versions. Additionally, we study two cases, VMP and PXRDB, to show that our proposal is feasible and tractable. © 2010 IEEE.

Zhong Z.,Renmin University of China | Chen S.,Iowa State University | Kong X.,Renming University of China
China Agricultural Economic Review | Year: 2013

Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to present an econometric model to empirically analyze the influence of production patterns and transaction style on raw milk quality. More specifically, the paper examines the effects of these institutions on both nutrition and safety aspects of raw milk quality. Design/methodology/approach-Using data collected from 396 households in Inner Mongolia, this paper adopts a multiple linear regression model (OLS/FGLS) and a zero-inflated Poisson regression model to test two hypotheses proposed according to theory and descriptive analysis. Findings-The empirical results indicate that both production pattern and transaction style significantly affect raw milk quality. Production pattern has a more significant effect on raw milk nutrition, while transaction style has a more significant effect on raw milk safety. Research limitations/implications-Current government policies focus on reducing household production and regulating private milk collection stations. From a comprehensive quality perspective, these policies are not effective in that they cannot guarantee raw milk safety and have little effect on improving raw milk nutrition. Alternatively, promoting dairy farmers' specialized cooperatives may be a more effective policy measure. Originality/value-In contrast to other studies, this paper adopts a comprehensive quality perspective that examines both nutritional and safety characteristics rather than focusing on any single quality indicator, separately analyzing the factors influencing raw milk nutrition and raw milk safety. Therefore, the conclusion of this paper provides a new perspective in addressing the current raw milk quality problems facing China's dairy industry. © 2013 Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

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