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Study on the physical mechanisms of aerodynamic drag increase of road vehicle influenced by the adjacent vehicle

We clarified the characteristic changes in the flow field due to the influence of vehicles traveling in the adjacent lane.

Development and characterization of sheet-based thermal interface materials using carbon nanofibers

A high performance thermal interface sheet with excellent thermal resistance and thermal conductivity was developed.

Detection of leakage of domestic wastewater in urban stormwater drainage

The field research technique for finding the leakage from decrepit sewer pipelines into urban water area was established.

Improvement of indoor thermal environment with the insulation system evaluated by heat-flow sensor

The simulation using a full-scale analytical model showed that the insulation method used in this research can reduce the increase in room temperature by 48% in summer compared to the case with no thermal insulation.

Effects of forest growth in different vegetation communities on forest catchment water balance

This study devised a remote sensing-based method to continuously track the density changes in forests canopy within a catchment to elucidate the significance of forest growth in water balance on a catchment scale.

Enhancing the Capability of Testing-Based Formal Verification by Handling Operations in Software Packages

Establish axioms to define the formal semantics of the most commonly used operations (methods) in the Vector, ArrayList, and LinkdList classes.

A new efficient scheme for producing low energy positron pulses with a SiC remoderator

By introducing another positron accumulator with a longer confinement time after the present setup, the higher intensity pulsed positron beams will be available

Laboratory Accelerator Physics: Design study of large-scale particle accelerators using a tabletop experimental simulator of rel

This new experimental technique revealed the dangerous parameter ranges where serious beam loss may occur due to resonant instability.

Novel multipolar ordering in a magnetically ordered state

Our experimental and calculated results revealed that a novel multipolar ordering occurs in a magnetically ordered state in the rare-earth compound ErNiAl.

Theoretical analysis of reaction mechanism of deuterium-labeled drug model

The design of deuterium-labeled drugs by quantum chemical calculations is made possible using our developed method.

An algorithm for explicit constructions of designs on unitary groups with higher strength

We give an inductive algorithm to construct designs on unitary designs with higher strength rigorously and explicitly.

International experimental collaboration SAPPHIRES, dark matter searches with quasi-parallel laser collisions

Proved a feasibility and a potential extension of the experimental way to search for light dark matter candidates by colliding optical photons in a focused laser field with additional induced laser field.

Elucidation of conditions for manganese oxidation by oxygenic photosynthesis

The manganese oxidation reaction is not promoted by photosynthesis due to the low pH.

Development of an active short leg orthosis driven by pneumatic artificial muscles according to the gait phase

This orthosis enabled the patient to walk with a large movement of the ankle joint even with little muscle activity.

Shortcut Method for Producing Branched Alkenes

Installation of boron functionality into an internal carbon of terminal alkynes was achieved, and Shortcut total synthesis of biologically active iso-Combretastatin A4 was accomplished.

Self-Assembled Gel for Drug Delivery System

Simple formation process of the drug-loaded self-assembled hydrogel was successfully designed.

Fracture behavior investigation for welded structures employing X-FEM

New discussion based on fracture mechanics is succeeded to the fracture phenomena in welded structures.

AI technology-based building damage identification from post-disaster aerial images

AI (Artificial Intelligence) technology-based method was proposed to identify building damage grades induced by natural disasters from post-disaster aerial images.

Meta-Analysis of Life Cycle Assessment for Automobiles

The direction of automobile LCA research as a communication tool for "design of sustainable social systems" from "environmental impact assessment of automobile-related technologies" was presented.

Human Motion Classification Based on Stochastic Generative Models of Electromyogram (EMG) Signals

The Stochastic Generative Models of Electromyogram (EMG) Signals revealed outperformed the various conventional general-purpose classifiers.

Universe in an Electric Circuit-Arrest Hawking radiation! -

we succeeded in constructing the theory of a black hole laser for the first time in an electric circuit.

Design of a Database-Driven Excavation Assist Controller Based on the Velocity of the Center-of-Mass for a Hydraulic Excavator

The database-driven control is applied to correspond to the nonlinear characteristics of a hydraulic excavator.

Thermal Insulating Property of Silsesquioxane Hybrid Film Induced by Intramolecular Void Spaces

 Polysilsesquioxane (PSQ) films with ethylene-bridged silicon atoms are of particular interest because of their enhanced thermal insulations due to intramolecular void spaces.

Direct evaluation of measurement uncertainties by feedback compensation of decoherence

It is shown that the precision of a measurement outcome can be evaluated by compensating the effects of fluctuations in a weak interaction with a quantum probe before the measurement.

Uncertainty limits of the information exchange between a quantum system and an external meter

The trade-off between resolution and uncertainty is determined completely by the quantum mechanical relation between sensitivity and uncertainty in the meter system.