Browse Senior Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Issue

  • Chen, I-Ju (2008-12)
    Phase-change memory (PCM) is a promising candidate for next-generation nonvolatile data storage. However, reducing power consumption for PCM cells remains a key challenge, and optimization of write current/power requires ...

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  • Tang, Tiantian (2012-12)
    Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS) is a label-free detection method that provides fingerprints of molecules adsorbed on surface through their unique scattering modes. Plasmonic Nanodome Array (PNA) substrates for ...

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  • Bell, Roy (2011-12)
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  • Huang, Wenxun (2011-12)
    Time synchronization is an important service in a wireless sensor network. Many applications require accurate synchronization to coordinate actions or time stamp events. An accurate synchronization across the network ...

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  • Carter, Jared (2011-05)
    Palladium films show a complex refractive index change when exposed to hydrogen. This refractive index change is reversible and can be used as a mechanism for sensing trace amounts of hydrogen gas. Here we propose a ...

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  • Shine, Gautam (2011-05)
    Graphene is a two-dimensional carbon crystal arranged in a honeycomb lattice. Its excellent electronic properties and planar geometry make it a viable candidate for nanoelectronic applications. In this study, large-area ...

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  • Li, Christopher (2010-05)
    We present an approach towards developing simple error-correcting codes for the single-server queue known as the exponential server timing channel (ESTC). The focus of this thesis is to apply the memoryless proof of ...

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  • Trower, Matt (2010-05)
    Past work has given rise to many wireless sensor network (WSN) protocols designed for low power consumption and varying network densities. NPM is a new approach which allows for low power consumption without sacrificing ...

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  • Lord, Nathan D. (2010-05)
    The current price and size of hospital diagnostic equipment presents an obstacle to the diagnosis and treatment of disease in environments where either the cost or portability of equipment is a primary concern. In this ...

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  • Kim, Young Hwa (2009-05)
    In this thesis, we present a single crystalline silicon-based flexible strain sensor with integrated multiplexing thin-film transistors (TFTs). In this system, thin (260 nm) single crystalline silicon membranes are ...

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  • Won, Sang M. (2009-05)
    3-D heterogeneous integration (3DHGI) of different materials has great potential for electronic applications such as flexible and stretchable circuits, and multilayer solar cells. Here, we demonstrate heterogeneous integration ...

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  • Ong, Xin Cai (2010-05)
    Aggressive downscaling of devices into the deep submicron region has inevitably led to smaller supply voltages in devices. As a direct impact of supply voltage scaling, the threshold voltage of devices decreases, magnifying ...

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  • Agrawal, Supreet (2008-08)
    The interaction of multiconductor transmission lines with electromagnetic (EM) radiation is generally accounted by voltage and current sources distributed along the line. This paper is based on the results established by ...

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  • Bambery, Rohan (2008-05)
    The phenomenon of current blocking sets the I-V characteristic of heterojunction bipolar transistors apart from their homojunction counterparts. The effect stems from the triangular quantum well energy spike at the base ...

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  • Lee, Eric (2011-05)
    This thesis analyzes the behavior that is observed between plasma and varying distance between two microcavities in a DBD (dielectric barrier discharge) model. The cavity that produces bounded plasma is made with two ...

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  • Xiong, Leilei (2007-12)
    Solar cells typically produce about 0.6 V at maximum power output. However, many applications require 3.6 V. A conventional solution is to connect several cells in series to achieve the necessary voltage for those applications. ...

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  • Wahby, William (2007-12)
    Phase change memory (PCM) is a novel nonvolatile memory technology with great potential for scaling beyond the physical limits of Flash, at dimensions of 35 nm and below. Rather than relying on charge storage, PCM functions ...

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  • Dorgan, Vincent E. (2008-12)
    Zinc oxide (ZnO) is a transparent conducting oxide (TCO) and n-type semiconductor. For this study, ZnO thin films were deposited by the flow-limited field-injection electrostatic spraying (FFESS) method onto glass and onto ...

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  • Lim, Jong Won (2012-05)
    In order to observe the phenomena of plasma charges around microcavities, I came up with the appropriate design and made microcavity plasma devices using glass materials. The devices are built by etching to make two 210~250 ...

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  • Akgun, Itir (2014-05)
    GoldMine is an automatic assertion generation tool which uses data mining and static analysis techniques on the register-transfer level (RTL) design. The assertions generated from the RTL design are processed through the ...

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