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    • Tsunamis and Tsunami Hazards in Central America 

      Fernández Arce, Mario; Molina, Enrique; Havskov, Jens; Kuvvet, Atakan (2000-02)
      A tsunami catalogue for Central America is compiled containing 49 tsunamis for the period 1539–1996, thirty seven of them are in the Pacific and twelve in the Caribbean. At the Caribbean side, 5 events are related with ...
    • Tsunamis and tsunami prepardness in Costa Rica, Central America 

      Fernández Arce, Mario; Alvarado Delgado, Guillermo (2005-12)
      Pacific and Atlantic sides of Costa Rica there are coastal segments characterised by a flat relief, which increases the vulnerability of the coastal communities. In addition to tsunamis originating in the Middle American ...
    • Vacuum treatment to stabilize oxidation at low temperature region in porous silicon 

      Allen, Kevin; Pereira Cubillo, Juan Sebastián; Ramírez Porras, Arturo (2020)
      Oxidation in porous silicon is studied for as-etched samples and samples subjected to high vacuum at room temperature. Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) measurements in infrared spectroscopy for temperatures ranging from ...
    • Why is the electrocaloric effect so small in ferroelectrics? 

      Guzmán Verri, Gian Giacomo; Littlewood, Peter B. (2016-05-19)
      Ferroelectrics are attractive candidate materials for environmentally friendly solid state refrigeration free of greenhouse gases. Their thermal response upon variations of external electric fields is largest in the vicinity ...