Volume 1 Issue 10 - October 26, 2007
 
Articles Digest

Research Express@NCKU        Oct 26~ Nov 1, 2007


Development of Functional Food Cultivated in Taiwan:Ma Do Red Pummelo【Citrus gradis(L.)Osbeck】Exhibits Antioxidnt Ability
Sue-Joan Chang

Plant-based foods rich in non-nutrient constituents have been found to provide benefits for health maintenance and disease prevention, including cardiovascular disease(CVD), neurodegenerative disease and cancer. Now these foods are called functional foods. ...

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Residual Stress-Strain Relationship for Concrete after Exposure to High Temperature
Min-Fu Hsu


In the past, only few efforts have been invested to investigation of seismic behaviour of traditional timber structures in Taiwan. In 1999, the Chi-Chi earthquake struck central Taiwan and destroyed many traditional timber structures, ...

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A Novel Dilute Antimony Channel In0.2Ga0.8AsSb/GaAs HEMT
Wei-Chou Hsu

Dilute nitride quaternary compounds InxGa1-xAs1-yNy have been intensively studied in the past few years. The InGaAsN heterostructures possess the advantages of improving the electron confinement at high temperatures due to their high conduction-band discontinuity barriers. ...

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A Hybrid Algorithm with Artifact Detection Mechanism for Region Filling after Object Removal from a Digital Photograph
Jhing-Fa Wang

With the coming of the decade of digital content, the content-based image processing is more and more important. In consumer electronic products, the demand of digital camera is increasing. ...

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Softening phenomena of single-walled carbon nanotubes at higher temperature
Chi-Chuan Hwang

Carbon nanotubes are an epoch-making important discovery after the discovery of buckminsterfullerenes by Kroto and Smally in 1985. In 1991, the carbon nanotubes were successfully synthesized by Dr. Sumio Iijima, a Japanese electron microscope investgator in the fundamental research laboratory of NEC Company. ...

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Applying a Multimedia Storytelling Website in Foreign Language Learning
Wenli Tsou

The summary of the study
The researchers in this study have developed a multimedia Storytelling Website to study how web-based technology can assist EFL (English as foreign language) teaching and learning process through storytelling and story recalls. ...

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Plastic changes of the primary somatosensory cortex during sleep
F.-Z. Shaw

One sleeps when one is tired and awakens the next day usually feeling rested and refreshed. Thus, sleep is functionally related to energy conservation. ...

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