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Uiduk University is a private university located in Kyungju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It is situated midway between Pohang and Kyungju near the village of Gangdong-myeon. It has an Department of Buddhist Cultural Studies, Language Division , Division of Public Administration, Division of Self-designed major, Department of Early Childhood Education, Division of Special Education Department of Social Welfare, Department of Health, Department of Nursing, Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Business Management, Department of Airlines and Tourism, Division of Food Service Industry, Division of Physical Education Division of Steel IT, Division of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering The university offers graduate programs leading to either an M.A. and or a PhD. The university is owned and operated by the Jingkak Buddhist Order. It opened its doors to the first intake of students on March 3, 1996.The university libraryis open late, but its users in the later hours are not Uiduk students, but students from other universities or person's preparing to study abroad or families where the parents are encouraging their children to do some extra work for themselves.The university has opened up courses for foreign students to learn Korean, and then enroll in the regular courses. The existing foreign student programme has students from China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Many of these students are attracted to Korea, because of its standing in the electronics and the semiconductor industry. They come to learn Korean, and then join another technical department as a full-time student. Wikipedia.

Park H.-S.,Uiduk University
Current Applied Physics | Year: 2010

To improve the breakdown voltage, we propose a SOI-based LDMOSFET with a trench structure in the drift region. Due to the trench oxide and underneath boron implanted layer, the surface electric field in the drift region effectively reduced. These effects resulted in the increment of breakdown voltage for the trenched LDMOS more than 100 V compared with the conventional device. However, the specific on-resistance, which has a trade-off relationship, is slightly increased. In addition to the trench oxide on the device performance, we also investigated the influence of n- drift to n+ drain junction spacing on the off-state breakdown voltage. The measured breakdown voltages were varied more than 50 V with different n- to n+ design spaces and achieved a maximum value at LDA = 2.0 μm. Moreover, the influence of field plate on the breakdown voltage of trench LDMOSFET was investigated. It is found that the optimum drain field plate over the field oxide is 8 μm. © 2009 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Lee J.-S.,Uiduk University
Journal of the Korean Physical Society | Year: 2016

Polysilicon layers acting as an absorption layer in a metal-semiconductor-metal (MSM) photodetector were post-annealed with various annealing processes to find the relationship between the morphology of polysilicon and the photo-response of the MSM photodetector. Among the processes, rapid thermal anneal (RTA) was a suitable post-annealing process because it supplied polysilicon layers having a smoother surface and a proper grain size for photon absorption. Therefore, MSM photodetectors that based on RTA-processed polysilicon showed a higher sensitivity for photocurrent detection and a stable Schottky contact barrier to lower the dark current and that are applicable to sensor systems. © 2016, The Korean Physical Society.

Park S.-Y.,Uiduk University | Lee I.-H.,Keimyung University
Physiotherapy Theory and Practice | Year: 2015

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of circuit exercise training and detraining, which is defined by termination of training without additional physical activities, in type 2 diabetic patients. Elderly with type 2 diabetes were divided into a group that exercised for 1h three times a week for 12 weeks, followed by detraining for 8 weeks, or into a control group. Muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, balance, body mass index (BMI), glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c), and blood lipid profile were measured. Of the 98 diabetic participants who joined this study, 37 patients completed the program (exercise group=24, control group=13). After training, muscular strength, flexibility, balance, agility, and endurance in the training group were significantly higher than at baseline and compared to the control group. HbA1c levels decreased in the training group. There was no significant improvement in BMI and blood lipid profile in either group. Flexibility and agility in the training group declined significantly after detraining. In spite of this decline, flexibility and agility were significantly higher compared to the baseline and to the control group. In type 2 diabetic patients, circuit training had a beneficial effect on the indices of physical function and glucose metabolism. Training resulted in good improvement; and during detraining, the effect of exercise training was maintained except in some parameters. © 2015 Informa Healthcare USA, Inc.

Lee M.,Uiduk University | Gardner J.E.,University of Oklahoma
Educational Gerontology | Year: 2010

This study reviews recent literature related to grandparents' involvement and support for grandchildren with disabilities and their grandchil-drens' family. The literature reveals that grandparents' initial reactions are similar to parents' reactions of shock, anger, and grief when they learn a grandchild has a disability. Over time, grandparents become involved in their grandchild's family system, providing practical and emotional support. Factors that influence grandparents' support and involvement include residential proximity, their level of understanding of their grandchild's disability, and the affective solidarity between them and their adult child who is the parent of the grandchild. Grandparents' support and involvement is promoted when they have access to accurate information regarding their grandchild's disability, experience good communication exists between them and their adult child, and when support groups or workshops are available to them in their community. A variety of unexplored areas are identified where additional and longitudinal research may yield new and interesting information regarding our understanding of factors that effect grandparents' involvement and support in families with children with disabilities. © Taylor & Francis Group.

Jang J.O.,Uiduk University
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications | Year: 2011

A control structure that makes possible the integration of a kinematic controller and a neuro-fuzzy network (NFN) dynamic controller for mobile robots is presented. A combined kinematic/dynamic control law is developed using backstepping and stability is guaranteed by Lyapunov theory. The NFN controller proposed in this work can deal with unmodeled bounded disturbances and/or unstructured unmodeled dynamic in the mobile robot. On-line NFN parameter tuning algorithms do no require off-line learning yet guarantee small tracking errors and bounded control signals are utilized. © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010.

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