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1997 ACTIVITY REPORT

SCIENCE HIGHLIGHTS
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APPLIED SCIENCES (PDF file)
Asbestos Abatement   J. A. Hriljac, C. Eylem, Q. Zhu, R. Sabatini, L. Petrakis (Brookhaven National Lab), R. Hu, and J. Block (W.R. Grace and Co.) pg. 1
NEXAFS Microscopy of Polymers: Phase Separation and Dewetting in Polymer Thin Films and Bilayers
  H. Ade, D. A. Winesett, A. P. Smith (Dept. of Physics, NCSU), S. Ge, S. Qu, M. Rafailovich, S. Sokolov (Dept. of Materials Science and Engr., SUNY @ Stony Brook), and D. Slep (Advanced Development and Research, Hilord Chemical Corp., Hauppauge, NY) pg. 2
Microbeam Diffraction Studies of Interfacial Strain   I.C. Noyan, J.L. Jordan-Sweet, E.G. Liniger, and S.K. Kaldor (IBM Research Division, Yorktown Heights, NY) pg. 6
 
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (PDF file)
 
The Structure of the GroEL/GroES/ADP Complex   Z. Xu, A. Horwich and P. Sigler (Yale University) pg. 1
Crystal Structure of Bovine Mitochondrial Cytochrome bc1 Complex, An Essential Component of Cellular Power Plant   D. Xia1, C. A. Yu2, H. Kim1, A. Kachurin2, L. Zhang2, L. Yu2, and J. Deisenhofer1
1 HHMI & Dept of Biochemistry, U. Texas, Southwestern Medical Center
2 Dept of Biochemistry, Oklahoma State U.
pg. 2
Structural Lyme-ology   C. L. Lawson, H. Li, M. Becker, and W. Ding (BNL Biology Department) pg. 4
The Structure of the Human Natural Killer Cell Inhibitory Receptor   Q. Fan, L. Mosyak, and D.C. Wiley (Harvard University) pg. 5
The Structure of the Cre Recombinase/DNA Complex   F. Guo, D.N. Gopaul, and G.D. Van Duyne (University of Pennsylvania) pg. 6
Crystal Structure of the P4-P6 Domain from a Group Ribozyme Reveals Principles of RNA Packing   J. Cate and J. Doudna (Yale University) pg. 8
The Structure of a Component of the AIDS Virus:
the Carboxyl-Terminal Dimerization Domain of the HIV-1 Capsid Protein
  T. R. Gamble, S. Yoo, F.F. Vajdos, U.K. von Schwedler, D.K. Worthylake, H. Wang, P. McCutcheon, W.I. Sundquist, C.P. Hill (University of Utah) pg. 10
Chemical Sciences (PDF file)
 
Analysis of Model Automotive Exhaust Catalysts: The Oxidation and Reduction of CeO2   D. R. Mullins, D. R. Huntley and S. H. Overbury (Oak Ridge National Laboratory), G. N. Glavee (Lawrence University) pg. 1
Dynamic Effects in Core Excitation of Small Molecules   B. Kempgens, A. Kivimaki, M.N. Piancastelli, K. Maier, H.M. Koppe, M. Neeb, U. Hergenhahn, and A. M. Bradshaw (Fritz-Haber-Institut, Berlin) pg. 4
Geological Sciences (PDF file)
 
Monochromatic X-Ray Diffraction and Time-Resolved Measurements at High Pressure and Temperature   J. Chen (SUNY at Stony Brook) pg.1
Synchrotron X-radiation, Ultrasonics, and the Composition of the Earth   M. T. Vaughan (Center for High Pressure Research, State University of New York at Stony Brook) pg. 4
Detection of Organic Compounds Associated with Carbonate Globules and Rims in the ALH84001 Meteorite from Mars   G. J. Flynn (Dept. of Physics, SUNY-Plattsburgh), L. P. Keller, M. A. Miller (MVA, Inc.), C. Jacobsen and S. Wirick (Dept. of Physics, SUNY-Stony Brook) pg. 6
Instrumentation and Techniques (PDF file)
 
Synchrotron Infrared Microspectroscopy:
A New Technique for Probing the Chemical Composition of Bone and its Implications for Understanding Osteoarthritis
  L. M. Miller, D. Hamerman, and M.R. Chance (Albert Einstein Center for Synchrotron Biosciences), G. L. Carr and G. P. Williams (NSLS), Cathy S. Carlson (Bowman Gray School of Medicine) pg. 1
Macromolecular Crystallography Area Detectors   Lonny Berman (NSLS) pg. 3
Nearly Automatic Macromolecular Crystallography at the NSLS   T. Terwilliger, J. Berendzen (Los Alamos National Laboratory), J. Skinner, R. Sweet (BNL Biology Department) pg. 4
Soft X-Ray Emission Spectroscopy (X1B)   K. Smith et al. (Boston U.) pg. 7
Fermi Surface Mapping in Photoemisson   P.D. Johnson, T. Valla, and A.V. Fedorov (BNL Physics Department) pg. 9
Material Sciences (PDF file)
 
Surface Magnetic Ordering: A Spin-PolarizedPhotoemission Study of Thin Films of Gd   P. Dowben and C. Waldfried (University of Nebraska), E. Vescovo (NSLS) pg. 1
First Observation of Half-Metallic Behavior: A Spin-Polarized Photoemission Study of Thin Films of La0.7Sr0.3MnO3   J.-H. Park, E. Vescovo, and H.-J. Kim (NSLS) pg. 3
The c-axis Optical Response of Y1-xCaxBa2Cu3O7-d Single Crystals Studied by Far Infrared Ellipsometry   C. Bernhard, R. Henn, A. Wittlin, W. König, and M. Cardona (Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung) pg. 5
Surface Alloys: An Auger Photoelectron Coincidence Spectroscopy Study   R.A. Bartynski, and Q. Qian (Rutgers University), and S.L. Hulbert (NSLS) pg. 9
Large Value of the Electron-Phonon Coupling Parameter lambda = 1.15 and the Possibility of Surface Superconductivity at the Be(0001) Surface   T. Balasubramanian and E. Jensen (Brandeis University), X.L. Wu and S.L. Hulbert (NSLS) pg. 12
Characterizing Interfacial Magnetic Roughness   J. Freeland and Y. Idzerda (NRL) pg. 14
Resonant Inelastic Scattering Studies of 4f rare Earth Compounds   F. Bartolome, J.M. Tonnerre, L. Seve, and D. Raoux (CNRS, France), J. Chaboy and L.M. Garcia (Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Aragón, Spain), M. Krisch (ESRF), and C.-C. Kao (NSLS) pg. 17
Resonant Inelastic Scattering Study of Nd2CuO4   J.P. Hill, C.-C. Kao, W.A.C. Caliebe (BNL), M. Mastubara, A Kotani (ISSP, Tokyo), J.L. Peng and R.L. Greene (University of Maryland, College Park) pg. 17
Bond-length Distortions in Strained Semiconductor Alloys   J.C. Woicik (NIST) pg. 18
 
Nuclear Science (PDF file)
 
The N to Delta Transition from Simultaneous Measurements of p ( gamma, pi ) and p ( gamma, gamma )   The LEGS Collaboration - Beamline X5 pg. 1
 

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