Volume 1 Issue 9 - October 19, 2007
 
Articles Digest

Research Express@NCKU        Oct 19~ Oct 25, 2007


How do We Talk? A Close Look into the Intricacies of the Word Production Factory
Jenn-Yeu Chen

Most of us spend a good chunk of a day’s time talking. We do this ever since we pass the first year of our life. We talk very fast, producing an average of 150 words per minute, ...

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A Novel Pt/In0.52Al0.48As Schottky Diode-Type Hydrogen Sensor
Wen-Chau Liu


Due to the issues of petroleum crisis and environmental protection, hydrogen gas becomes more and more important as a new and clean energy source and has been employed in industrial applications. ...

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Tracing Fresh Water Plume after Typhoon by High Precision Sr Isotopic Composition in the Kao-Ping Estuary, Southern Taiwan
Chen-Feng You

In tropical estuarine, plumes of freshened water derived from runoffs or episodic floods (e.g., Typhoon) influence greatly the physical, chemical and biological conditions of these systems, and which may also have profound effects on the biogeochemical cycles of elements in coastal oceans. ...

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Technical and Management Perceptions of Enterprise Information System Importance, Implementation, and Benefits
Hsin Hsin Chang

1. Research Content and Objectives
This paper compares information systems integration in high technology organizations from the information technology (IT) and general management perspectives. ...

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Novel mechanism for plasma glucose-lowering action of metformin in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
Juei-Tang Cheng

Diabetes and its complications constitute a major health problem in modern societies. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes comprise abnormalities of insulin action, including deficiency and insulin resistance. ...

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Japan mania and Japanese loanwords in Taiwan Mandarin: Lexical structure and social discourse
Ching-yu Hsieh

ABSTRACT
That Mandarin Chinese has great impact on Japanese is known, as Chinese characters have been used in Japan for more than 1500 years. However, ...

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Rectified Elongational Streaming Due to Asymmetric Electro-osmosis Induced by High-Frequency AC Polarization
Hsien-Hung Wei

As the ability to control fluid motion and particle transport becomes a key to fulfilling a variety of functions in microfluidic devices, high-frequency ac electrokinetics provides a promising tactics for driving transport processes in small scales. ...

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【Nobel 2007 Forum】Introduction of 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics: The Giant Magnetoresistance Effect
J. C. Andy Huang

Abstract
The discovery of giant magnetoresistance opened a new research field of “spintronics”. Twenty years later, numerous electronic devices including the electron’s spin property to modulate electronic transport ...

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【Nobel 2007 Forum】An After-thought of 2007 Nobel Prizes: Life-Long Learning ; “Me-Too” versus “Creative Me-Too”
Harold Szu

Me-too has generated a great number of economic miracles worldwide.
Traditional me-too business strategy is pretty ingenious and successful. It is based on the cheaper, faster and better principle, ...

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