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      Entanglement negativity in the harmonic chain out of equilibrium 

      Eisler, Viktor; Zimborás, Zoltán (IOP Publishing, 2014-12-08)
      We study the entanglement in a chain of harmonic oscillators driven out of equilibrium by preparing the two sides of the system at different temperatures, and subsequently joining them together. The steady state is constructed ...
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      Digital Quantum Rabi and Dicke Models in Superconducting Circuits 

      Mezzacapo, Antonio; Las Heras García, Urtzi; Simón Pedernales, Julen Jon; Di Carlo, L.; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas; Lamata Manuel, Lucas (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-12-15)
      We propose the analog-digital quantum simulation of the quantum Rabi and Dicke models using circuit quantum electrodynamics (QED). We find that all physical regimes, in particular those which are impossible to realize in ...
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      Side-Effects of Domestication: Cultivated Legume Seeds Contain Similar Tocopherols and Fatty Acids but Less Carotenoids than Their Wild Counterparts 

      Fernández Marín, Beatriz; Milla, Rubén; Martín Robles, Nieves; Arc, Erwann; Kranner, Ilse; Becerril Soto, José María; García Plazaola, José Ignacio (Biomed Central, 2014-12-20)
      BACKGROUND: Lipophilic antioxidants play dual key roles in edible seeds (i) as preservatives of cell integrity and seed viability by preventing the oxidation of fats, and (ii) as essential nutrients for human and animal ...
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      Physiological modules for generating discrete and rhythmic movements: Component analysis of EMG signals 

      Bengoechea Arrese, Ana María; Leurs, Françoise; Hoellinger, Thomas; Cebolla, Ana María; Dan, Bernard; Cheron, Guy; McIntyre, Joseph (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-01-09)
      A central question in Neuroscience is that of how the nervous system generates the spatiotemporal commands needed to realize complex gestures, such as handwriting. A key postulate is that the central nervous system (CNS) ...
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      Self-Organized Criticality, Plasticity and Sensorimotor Coupling. Explorations with a Neurorobotic Model in a Behavioural Preference Task 

      Aguilera, Miguel; Barandiaran Fernández, Xabier Eugenio; Bedia, Manuel G.; Seron, Francisco (Public Library of Science, 2015-02-23)
      During the last two decades, analysis of 1/f noise in cognitive science has led to a considerable progress in the way we understand the organization of our mental life. However, there is still a lack of specific models ...
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      Scalable quantum memory in the ultrastrong coupling regime 

      Kyaw, T. H.; Felicetti, Simone; Romero Huenchuñir, Guillermo Esteban; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas; Kwek, L. C. (Nature Publishing, 2015-03-02)
      Circuit quantum electrodynamics, consisting of superconducting artificial atoms coupled to on-chip resonators, represents a prime candidate to implement the scalable quantum computing architecture because of the presence ...
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      Humoral Immunity Links Candida albicans Infection and Celiac Disease 

      Corouge, Marion; Loridant, Severine; Fradin, Chantal; Salleron, Julia; Damiens, Sebastien; Moragues Tosantos, María Dolores; Souplet, Vianney; Jouault, Thierry; Robert, Raymond; Dubucquoi, Sylvain; Sendid, Boualem; Poulain, Danie; Colombel, Jean Frederic (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-20)
      Objective The protein Hwp1, expressed on the pathogenic phase of Candida albicans, presents sequence analogy with the gluten protein gliadin and is also a substrate for transglutaminase. This had led to the suggestion ...
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      Quantum Simulation of Dissipative Processes without Reservoir Engineering 

      Di Candia, Roberto; Simón Pedernales, Julen Jon; Del Campo, Adolfo; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas; Casanova Marcos, Jorge (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-05-29)
      We present a quantum algorithm to simulate general finite dimensional Lindblad master equations without the requirement of engineering the system-environment interactions. The proposed method is able to simulate both ...
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      A novel brain partition highlights the modular skeleton shared by structure and function 

      Diez Palacio, Ibai; Bonifazi, Paolo; Escudero, Iñaki; Mateos, Beatriz; Muñoz, Miguel A.; Stramaglia, Sebastiano; Cortés Díaz, Jesús María (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-06-03)
      Elucidating the intricate relationship between brain structure and function, both in healthy and pathological conditions, is a key challenge for modern neuroscience. Recent progress in neuroimaging has helped advance our ...
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      Mechanisms of Toxicity of Ag Nanoparticles in Comparison to Bulk and Ionic Ag on Mussel Hemocytes and Gill Cells 

      Katsumiti Kodo Filho, Alberto; Gilliland, Douglas; Arostegui Madariaga, Inmaculada; Cajaraville Bereciartua, Miren Pilare (Public Library Science, 2015-06-10)
      Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are increasingly used in many products and are expected to end up in the aquatic environment. Mussels have been proposed as marine model species to evaluate NP toxicity in vitro. The objective ...
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      Energy and momentum transfer in one-dimensional trapped gases by stimulated light scattering 

      Fabbri, N.; Fort, C.; Modugno, Michele; Rosi, S.; Inguscio, M. (IOP Publishing, 2015-06-10)
      In ultracold atoms settings, inelastic light scattering is a preeminent technique to reveal static and dynamic properties at nonzero momentum. In this work, we investigate an array of one-dimensional trapped Bose gases, ...
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      Digital Quantum Simulation of Spin Models with Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics 

      Salathé, Y.; Mondal, M.; Oppliger, M.; Heinsoo, J.; Kurpiers, P.; Potočnik, A.; Mezzacapo, Antonio; Las Heras García, Urtzi; Lamata Manuel, Lucas; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas; Filipp, S.; Wallraff, A. (American Physical Society, 2015-06-17)
      Systems of interacting quantum spins show a rich spectrum of quantum phases and display interesting many-body dynamics. Computing characteristics of even small systems on conventional computers poses significant challenges. ...
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      The Ocean Sampling Day Consortium 

      OSD Consortium; Cancio Uriarte, Ibon (Biomed Central, 2015-06-19)
      Ocean Sampling Day was initiated by the EU-funded Micro B3 (Marine Microbial Biodiversity, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology) project to obtain a snapshot of the marine microbial biodiversity and function of the world's oceans. ...
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      The Forbidden Quantum Adder 

      Álvarez Rodríguez, Unai; Sanz Ruiz, Mikel; Lamata Manuel, Lucas; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-07-08)
      Quantum information provides fundamentally different computational resources than classical information. We prove that there is no unitary protocol able to add unknown quantum states belonging to different Hilbert spaces. ...
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      Parity-dependent State Engineering and Tomography in the ultrastrong coupling regime 

      Felicetti, Simone; Douce, T.; Romero Huenchuñir, Guillermo Esteban; Milman, P.; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-07-08)
      Reaching the strong coupling regime of light-matter interaction has led to an impressive development in fundamental quantum physics and applications to quantum information processing. Latests advances in different quantum ...
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      Iron-Catalyzed Direct α-Arylation of Ethers with Azoles 

      Correa Navarro, Arkaitz; Fiser, Béla; Gómez-Bengoa, Enrique (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015-07-14)
      The direct α-arylation of cyclic and acyclic ethers with azoles has been achieved, which features a novel iron-catalyzed cross-dehydrogenative coupling (CDC) process. This practical oxidative method allowed the efficient ...
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      Quantum Simulator for Transport Phenomena in Fluid Flows 

      Mezzacapo, Antonio; Sanz Ruiz, Mikel; Lamata Manuel, Lucas; Egusquiza Egusquiza, Iñigo Luis; S. Succi; Solano Villanueva, Enrique Leónidas (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-08-17)
      Transport phenomena still stand as one of the most challenging problems in computational physics. By exploiting the analogies between Dirac and lattice Boltzmann equations, we develop a quantum simulator based on ...
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      Improving Content Delivery Efficiency through Multi-Layer Mobile Edge Adaptation 

      Fajardo Portillo, José Oscar; Taboada Puente, Ianire; Liberal Malaina, Fidel (IEEE, 2015-11)
      This paper presents a novel architecture for optimizing the HTTP-based multimedia delivery in multi-user mobile networks. This proposal combines the usual client-driven dynamic adaptation scheme DASH-3GPP with network-assisted ...
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      Introducing mobile edge computing capabilities through distributed 5G Cloud Enabled Small Cells 

      Fajardo Portillo, José Oscar; Liberal Malaina, Fidel; Giannoulakis, Ioannis; Kafetzakis, Emmanouil; Pii, Vincenzo; Trajkovska, Irena; Bohnert, Thomas Michael; Goratti, Leonardo; Riggio, Roberto; García Lloreda, Javier; Khodashenas, Pouria Sayyad; Paolino, Michele; Bliznakov, Pavel; Perez-Romero, Jordi; Meani, Claudio; Chochliouros, Ioannis; Belesioti, Maria (2016)
      Current trends in broadband mobile networks are addressed towards the placement of different capabilities at the edge of the mobile network in a centralised way. On one hand, the split of the eNB between baseband processing ...
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      Thermodynamics of Resonant Scalars in AdS/CFT and implications for QCD 

      Megías Fernández, Eugenio; Valle Basagoiti, Manuel Ángel (E. D. P Sciences, 2016)
      We explore the thermodynamics of a simple 5D Einstein-dilaton gravity model with a massive scalar field, with asymptotically AdS behavior in the UV. The holographic renormalization is addressed in details, and analytical ...