By Erica Jong
Bored along with her marriage, a psychoanalyst's spouse embarks on a wild, life-changing affair
After 5 years, Isadora Wing has come to a crossroads in her marriage: may still she and her husband remain jointly or get divorced? Accompanying her husband to an analysts' convention in Vienna, she ditches him and moves out on her personal, crisscrossing Europe looking for a guy who can motivate uninhibited ardour. yet, as she involves examine, liberation and happiness aren't inevitably a similar thing.
A literary sensation whilst first released in 1973, Fear of Flying verified Erica Jong as one among her generation's optimal voices on intercourse and feminism. approximately 4 many years later, the unconventional has misplaced none of its perception, verve, or jaw-dropping wit.
This publication good points an illustrated biography of Erica Jong, together with infrequent images and never-before-seen records from the author's own collection.
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Both transient absorption spectra and emission lifetimes measurements of the OTE/SWCNT/TiO2/Ru(II) and the reference OTE/TiO2/Ru(II) electrodes indicated that the SWCNTs networks in the film have no significant influence on the charge injection process. Nanosecond laser flash photolysis results suggested that the photoinduced electrons in TiO2 survive roughly 50% longer when embedded within the SWCNTs network, therefore reducing the rate of charge recombination. SWCNTs exhibited about 30% higher photocurrent in photoelectrochemical measurements and enhancement in the photoconversion efficiency, which suggest that the SWCNTs network improved the charge collection and transport, as well as the photocurrent generation.
The fabrication of a novel antimony-carbon nanotube-tin oxide (Sb-CNT-SnO2) thin film by sol-gel method and ultrasonic dispersion technique has been reported, which could be potentially applied as gas sensor for detecting indoor air pollutants emitted from building and decoration materials (Liu et al. 2008b). The sensor was applied to the detection of formaldehyde, ammonia, benzene, and toluene, in which an improved gas sensing performance, such as higher sensitivity and shorter response time was observed compared to pure SnO2 and Sb-SnO2 thin film.