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All Articles by Patrick Young
Year (Volume & No.)TitleAbstractAuthorDownload
1978 (Volume 9, No. 1)Submicrometer Structures: When 10-6 Is Too BigFabricating structures below a micron (micrometer) in size requires new techniques, new wave lengths, new facilities.Patrick YoungPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 3)Cosmology: One Universe, IndivisibleIn accord on the birth of the universe cosmologists are inching toward a consensus on its ultimate fate.Patrick YoungPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 4)Prosthesis Control: Control of Artificial LimbsAvailable prostheses are far more primitive than television's `bionic` spectaculars. But sophisticated engineering research is making many small inroads.Patrick YoungPDF
1978 (Volume 9, No. 6)Synchroton Radiation: Synchroton Radiation IISynchrotron radiation fills a wavelength gap. SR facilities fill a synchrotron radiation gap. Closing the accessibility gap Useful characteristicsPatrick YoungPDF
1979 (Volume 10, No. 5)Plate Tectonics -- Unifying Themes Special I: What Drives the Earth's Plates?The driving force of plate tectonics is probably convection of a kind. Of what kind is a question that can further unify geophysical theory.Patrick YoungPDF
1980 (Volume 11, No. 3)Hotspots: The Earth's Fountains of FireThe north-south age sequence of the Hawaiian Islands is among mid-plate phenomena hotspots best explain.Patrick YoungPDF


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