Browse Dissertations and Theses - Chemistry by Contributor "Murphy, Catherine"

  • Salim, Michael A (2017-07-10)
    The embedded-fragment scheme known as the binary interaction method (BIM) was extended to enable ab initio second-order many-body perturbation (MP2) theory simulations of molecular liquids and solids with nonorthogonal ...

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  • Christensen, James Matthew (2019-04-15)
    Fast photoemissive probes of two different varieties were designed and their behavior under shock compression was explored. The first probe was dye-doped silica microspheres, which were found to have 3.5× improved emission ...

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  • McGhee, Claire Elizabeth (2018-04-20)
    DNA is no longer thought of as only the purveyor of genetic information, but also as a highly programmable and functional biopolymer. It was discovered in 1994 that some single-stranded DNA sequences can fold into complex ...

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  • Kim, Hyo Na (2017-05-10)
    Acoustic cavitation occurs when ultrasound is applied to a liquid. Bubbles are generated, oscillate, expand and, when specific criteria are met, implosively collapse. These collapses generate hot spots and shockwaves. Hot ...

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  • Jackson, Bailey Jeanne (2018-11-12)
    Catalysis is such a ubiquitous process that over 75% of existing chemical processes and 90% of newly developed processes utilize catalysts. Understanding how to improve and create new catalysts is therefore essential to ...

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