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This mill is designed to work on the reverse osmosis method in which water from salt water (sea) penetrate through the semi-permeable plug into the tube. The tube is inserted deep into the sea so that there will be sufficient pressure on the plug for reverse osmosis. Now water from the tube will come out of the sea surface as shown in figure which can be used to rotate a mill (generate energy). So, this design contineously gives you energy with nothing to loss!!! 

You have to prove that this design will not work and submit the answer to the PGSA officers! 

 

ASTROPHYSICS | CONDENSED MATTER | NUCLEAR | OPTICS AND PLASMA | PARTICLES AND FIELDS | PHYSICS EDUCATION


ASTROPHYSICS

  1. Wide-field lensing mass maps from Dark Energy Survey science verification data: Methodology and detailed analysis, V. Vikram et al. Phys. Rev. D 92, 022006 (2015)

  2. Binary Black Hole Mergers from Globular Clusters: Implications for Advanced LIGO, Carl L. Rodriguez, Meagan Morscher, Bharath Pattabiraman, Sourav Chatterjee, Carl-Johan Haster, and Frederic A. Rasio, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 051101 (2015)

  3. Dark Matter Search Results Using the Silicon Detectors of CDMS II., arXiv astro-ph.CO, (arXiv:1304.4279 (2013).

  4. Discovery and spectroscopy of the young Jovian planet 51 Eri b with the Gemini Planet Imager, B. Macintosh et al. http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1508/1508.03084.pdf
  5. Direct Imaging of a Cold Jovian Exoplanet in Orbit around the Sun-like Star, GJ 504, (arXiv:1307.2886).

  6. The Deep Blue Color of HD 189733b: Albedo Measurements with Hubble Space Telescope/Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph at Visible Wavelengths, (arXiv:1307.3239).

  7. The first observational evidence for invisible matter (i.e. dark matter).

    a) Rubin, V.C., Ford, W.K., Thonnard, N., Roberts, M.S. & Graham, J.A. 1976 Astron. J. 81, 687.
    b) Rubin, V.C., Thonnard, N., Ford, W.K. & Roberts, M.S. 1976 Astron. J. 81, 719.

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CONDENSED MATTER

  1. Nonuniversal intensity correlations in a two-dimensional Anderson-localizing random medium, Phys. Rev. Lett., vol 109, article 253902 (2012).

  2. Josephson Effect : Phys Lett., 1, 251 (1962); Rev. of Mod. Phys 36, 216 (1964).

  3. Light's orbital angular momentum Padgett, Courtial and Allen, Physics Today, may 2004, 35 and Allen at al., Phys. Rev. A 45, 8185 (1992).

  4. Generation of electron beams carrying orbital angular momentum, Uchida and Tonomura, Nature 464, 737 (2010).

  5. C60: Buckminsterfullerene, H.W. Kroto, J.R. Heath, S.C. O'Brien, R.F. Curl, and R.E. Smalley, Nature 318, 162-163 (1985).

  6. Production and application of electron vortex beams, Verbeeck et al, Nature 467, 301 (2010).

  7. Introduction to Quantum Algorithms for Physics and Chemistry, M. H. Yung, et. al., arXiv:1203.1331v1 [quant-ph], 6 March 2012.

  8. Can quantum chemistry be performed on a small quantum computer? D. Wecker, et. al., arXiv:1312.1695v2 [quant-ph], 6 Jan 2014.

  9. Glassy Chimeras could be blind to quantum speedup: Designing better benchmarks for quantum annealing machines, H. G. Katzgraber, et. al., arXiv:1401.1546v2 [cond-mat.dis.nn], 12 Jan 2014.

  10. Unconvetional Supercondutivity, Y. J. Uemura et al, Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, 2665 (1991).

  11. A self-consistent theory of localization, R. Abou-Chacra, D.J. Thouless, and P.W. Anderson, J. of Physics C: Solid State Physics, Vol. 6, p.1734 (1973).

  12. Non-BCS Superconductivity in Cs 3C 60: Science 323, 1585 (2009).

  13. Hybrid energy harvester based onnanopillar solar cells and PVDF nanogenerator, D. Y. Lee, et. al., stacks.iop.org/Nano/24/175402.

  14. Diffusion Mechanism of Lithium Ion through Basal Plane of Layered Graphene, F. Yao, et. al., dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja301586m | J.Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8646-8654.

  15. Dicalcium nitride as a two-dimensional electride with an anionic electron layer, K. Lee, et. all., doi:10.1038/nature11812.

  16. Exotic spin, charge and pairing correlations of the two-dimensional doped Hubbard model: A symmetry-entangled mean-field approach, O. Juillet and R. Fr´esard, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.87.115136.

  17. Dipolar Molecules in Optical Lattices, T. S. Ski, et. al., PRL 108, 115301 (2012)

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NUCLEAR

  1. Single-Electron Detection and Spectroscopy via Relativistic Cyclotron Radiation, D.M. Asner et al. (Project 8 Collaboration), Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 162501

  2. Production and Decay of the Heaviest Nuclei 1293,294117 and 1294118, Yu. Ts. Oganessian et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 162501

  3. Improved Determination of the Neutron Lifetime, A. T. Yue, M. S. Dewey, D. M. Gilliam, G. L. Greene, A. B. Laptev, J. S. Nico, W. M. Snow, and F. E. Wietfeldt, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 222501

  4. Evidence for Triangular D3h Symmetry in C12, D. J. Marín-Lámbarri, R. Bijker, M. Freer, M. Gai, Tz. Kokalova, D. J. Parker, and C. Wheldon, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 012502

  5. Signatures of α Clustering in Light Nuclei from Relativistic Nuclear Collisions, Wojciech Broniowski and Enrique Ruiz Arriola, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 112501

  6. Ab Initio Calculation of the Spectrum and Structure of O16, Evgeny Epelbaum, Hermann Krebs, Timo A. Lähde, Dean Lee, Ulf-G. Meißner, and Gautam Rupak, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 102501

  7. Tilted rotation of triaxial nuclei, S. Frauendorf and J. Meng, Nuclear Physics A617, 131 (1997).

  8. Evidence for Multiple Chiral Doublet Bands in 133Ce, A. D. Ayangeakaa et. al., Physical Review Letter 110, 172504 (2013).

  9. The size of the proton, Nature 466, 213 (2010).

  10. Shape of the protone, PRC 68, 022201 (2003).

  11. Femtometer toroidal structure in nuclei, PRC 54, 646 (1996).

  12. Neutron negative central charge density: An inclusive-exclusive connection, PRC 78, 032201 (2008).

  13. Description and first application of a new technique to measure the gravitational mass of Antihyderogen, Nature Communications 4, 1785 (2013).

  14. High-precision measurement of the Ne19 Half life and Implications for Right-Handed weak currents, PRL 109, 042301 (2012).

  15. Measurement of the Flavor Asymmetry in the Nucleon Sea, E.A. Hawker et al. (Fermilab E866/NuSea Collaboration) Phys. Rev. Lett. 80 3715 (1998), arXiv:hep-ex/9803011.

  16. New measurements of the EMC eff ect in very light nuclei, J. Seely et al., Phys. Rev. Lett.103:202301, Apr 2009.

  17. New measurements of high-momentum nucleons and short-range structures in nuclei, N. Fomin et al., Phys.Rev.Lett.108, Jul 2011.

  18. Evidence for the Onset of Color Transparency in 0 Electroproduction o Nuclei.CLAS Collaboration, L. El Fassi et al., Phys. Lett. B712:326-330, Jan 2012.

  19. Measurement of parity violation in electron-quark scattering PVDIS Collaboration, D. Wang et al., Nature 506:67-70, Feb 2014, http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v506/n7486/pdf/nature12964.pdf.

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OPTICS AND PLASMA

  1. Hydroxyl Radical Kinetics in Repetitively Pulsed Hydrogen–Air Nanosecond Plasmas, Choi, Zhiyao, et. al., IEEE Transcation on Plasma Science, Vol 39, No. 12 (2011).

  2. Investigation of NO production and flame structure in plasma enhanced premixed combustion, W. Kim. et. al., Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 31 (2007) 3319–3326.

  3. HCN quantitative measurement in a laminar low pressure flame at 1036 nm using pulsed CRDS technique, N. Lamourenx, et. al., Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34 (2013) 3557–3564.

  4. Atmospheric pressure plasmas: A review, C. Tendero, et. al., Spectrochimica Acta Part B 61 (2006) 2 – 30.

  5. Synthesis method from low-coherence digital holograms for improvement of image quality in holographic display, Yutaka Mori and Takanori Nomura, APPLIED OPTICS / Vol. 52, No. 16 / 1 June 2013.

  6. Quantum imaging with undetected photons, G. B. Lemons, et. al., Nature 512, 409-412 (28, August 2014).

  7. Trapping volume control in optical tweezers using cylindrical vector beams, S. E. Skelton, et. al., OPTICS LETTERS / Vol. 38, No. 1 / January 1, 2013.

  8. Phase-regularized polygon computer-generated Holograms, D. Im, et. al., OPTICS LETTERS / Vol. 39, No. 12 / June 15, 2014.

  9. Squeezed light pushes the quantum limit in biological microscopy, M. Taylor, et. al., 26 June 2014, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201406.005506.

  10. Samples Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Analysis and Spectral Assignments of Mixed Actinide Oxide, J. E. Barefield, et. al.

  11. Detection of trace concentrations of helium and argon in gas mixtures by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy, E. D. McNaghten, et. al., Spectrochimica Acta Part B 64 (2009) 1111–1118.

  12. A comparison of multivariate LIBS and chemiluminescence-based local equivalence ratio measurements in premixed atmospheric methane–air flames, M. M. Tripathi, et. al., Fuel 106 (2013) 318–326.

  13. A combustion temperature and species standard for the calibration of laser diagnostic techniques, G. Sutton, et. al., Combustion and Flame 147 (2006) 39–48.

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PARTICLES AND FIELDS

  1. Observation of High-Energy Neutrino Reactions and the Existence of Two Kinds of Neutrinos, G. Danby, J-M. Gaillard, K. Goulianos, L. M. Lederman, N. Mistry, M. Schwartz, and J. Steinberger, Phys. Rev. Lett. 9, 36 (1962)

  2. Search for Ultralight Scalar Dark Matter with Atomic Spectroscopy, Ken Van Tilburg, Nathan Leefer, Lykourgos Bougas, and Dmitry Budker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 011802

  3. Search for Millicharged Particles Using Optically Levitated Microspheres, David C. Moore, Alexander D. Rider, and Giorgio Gratta, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 251801

  4. Search for a Dark Photon in e+e− Collisions at BaBar, J. P. Lees et al. (BaBar Collaboration, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 201801

  5. Discovery of CP violation in Kaon decay, J.H. Christenson, J.W. Cronin, V.L. Fitch and R. Turlay, Phys. Rev. Lett. 13 (1964) 138.

  6. First direct observation of time-reversal non-invariance in the neutral kaon system, A. Angelopoulos et al. (CPLEAR collaboration), Phys.Lett. B 444 (1998) 43.

  7. The ATRAP Collaboration has measured the magnetic moment of the antiproton more precisely than ever before, allowing a new test of CPT symmetry, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 130801 (2013).

  8. The first results from the space-borne Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer confirm an unexplained excess of high-energy positrons in Earth-bound cosmic rays, Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 141102 (2013).

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PHYSICS EDUCATION

  1. Toward an Epistemology of Physics, Cognition and Instruction, Andrea A. diSessa, 10:2-3, 105-225 (1993)

  2. Interactive-engagement vs traditional methods: A six-thousandstudent survey of mechanics test data for introductory physics courses, Richard R. Hake, Am. J. Phys. 66, 64 (1998)

  3. Factors that affect the physical science career interest of female students: Testing five common hypotheses, Zahra Hazari, Geoff Potvin, Robynne M. Lock, Florin Lung, Gerhard Sonnert, and Philip M. Sadler, Phys. Rev. ST Physics Ed. Research 9, 020115 (2013)

  4. Student expectations in introductory physics, Edward F. Redish, Jeffery M. Saul, and Richard N. Steinberg, American Association of Physics Teachers

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