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Fano

(fä`nō), city (1991 pop. 53,909), in the Marche, central Italy, on the Adriatic Sea. It is a fishing port, a seaside resort, and an agricultural and silk-manufacturing center. An important town in Roman times, it was the scene of a victory by Rome over Carthage (207 B.C.). Fano was destroyed by the Goths in the 6th cent. A.D. but later flourished under the Malatesta family of Rimini. It was under papal control from the mid-15th cent. to 1860. The first printing press in Italy to use Arabic type was set up (1514) in Fano. Noteworthy structures include the Arch of Augustus (1st cent. A.D.), the Malatesta palace, and the Church of Santa Maria Nuova (16th–18th cent.).
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The meeting, in which a group of experts took part, took place on the sidelines of the 'International Festival of Brodetto and fish soups' in progress in the Marche region until Sunday and was organized by Corrado Piccinetti, professor of the University of Bologna and scientific director of the Biology Laboratory of Fano.
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Let Z [subset] [P.sup.5](C) be a very general smooth cubic fourfold, and let X be the Fano variety oflines in Z.
(a) If there exists a Fano contraction [[phi].sub.R] : X [right arrow] [bar.X], then [bar.X] is a point.
What makes the Fano Carnival special is the launch of tons of sweets from the floats to the crowds of spectators, and the special music accompanying the carnival - Arabita music played with instruments and a bewildering variety of everyday objects.
Fano resonance as a coherent phenomenon has emerged as a common characteristic of complex, coupled plasmon system [1].
En una edicion anterior de La Revista Agraria (numero 145), el ingeniero Hugo Fano (1) sostenia que el lapso entre censo y censo deberia ser de 5 o 6 anos y que, de excederse ese periodo, seria necesario realizar actividades estadisticas intercensales; empero, el Peru no realizo ninguna actividad, afirma Fano.
We say that P is a smooth Fano polytope if P [subset.bar] Rd is simplicial with 0 in the interior and the vertices of each facet form a lattice basis of [Z.sup.d].
Recently, generation of Fano resonances on nanostructures via interference of plasmon modes, an effect similar to electromagnetic induced transparency in atomic systems [23, 24], has become a topic of interest due to its promising applications in light manipulation [25], bio- and chemical sensing, and optical switching [26, 27].
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