Sunday, March 19, 2006

Rudolph A. Marcus, Arthur Amos Noyes Professor of Chemistry, is a member of the editorial board of Chemical Journal on Internet.
Stephen R. Quake, Professor of Applied Physics and Physics, is a member of the editorial board of Sensors. Sensors is a mixed mode journal, providing:
* Open Access: free for readers, with low publishing fees [$600] paid by authors or their institutions, and
* non-Open Access: with no publication costs for the authors, but papers are only accessible via pay-per-view [$60] or with a password protected full paid subscription [$600 personal; $1200 institutional].

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Bruno Crosignani, Paolo Di Porto and Claudio Conti (2004) The adiabatic piston: a perpetuum mobile in the mesoscopic realm. Entropy, 6(1):50-56. CaltechAUTHORS

© 2004 by MDPI. Reproduction for noncommercial purposes permitted.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

SPARC partners with Theoretical Economics
SPARC, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition issued a press release about its new partnership with Theoretical Economics. The first issue of the Open Access journal, published by the Society for Economic Theory, was released in early March.

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Krishnan, Swaminathan, Chen Ji, Dimitri Komatitsch, and Jeroen Tromp (2005) Performance of 18-Story Steel Momentframe Buildings during a large San Andreas Earthquake - A Southern California-Wide End-to-End Simulation. Technical Report: CaltechEERL:EERL-2005-01. Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, Pasadena, California.

Cua, Georgia B. (2005) Creating the Virtual Seismologist: developments in ground motion characterization and seismic early warning. Technical Report: CaltechEERL:EERL-2004-12. Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory

Grasso, Veronica F., James L. Beck, and Gaetano Manfredi (2005) Seismic Early Warning Systems: Procedure for Automated Decision Making. Technical Report: CaltechEERL:EERL-2005-02. Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, Pasadena, CA.

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Theoretical Economics, a new OA journal, has published its first issue. Caltech Professors Matthew O. Jackson and R. Preston McAfee are on the editorial board.

Monday, March 06, 2006

Paul W. K. Rothemund, Nick Papadakis, Erik Winfree (2004) Algorithmic Self-Assembly of DNA Sierpinski Triangles. PLoS Biology, 2(12):2041-2053 (December 2004). PubMed Central. CaltechAUTHORS

Copyright: © 2004 Rothemund et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Oskar Painter, Assistant Professor of Applied Physics, is a member of the editorial board of Optics Express. Optics Express is the Open Access journal of the Optical Scoiety of America.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

John D. Roberts: Notes on Molecular Orbital Calculations