Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois
This collection contains dissertations and theses produced by masters and doctoral students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
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Graduate Theses and Dissertations at Illinois
Exploration of helicase mechanisms at single molecule level: answering decades old questions and bioengineering super proteins (2014-10-29)In the last 15 years, single molecule techniques have allowed us to observe the transient, heterogeneous, and multi‐step behavior of biomolecules often averaged out and lost in ensemble assays. Helicases form a ubiquitous ...
(2016-04-28)A modern high-end multi-core microprocessor has very stringent power supply requirements. It can draw hundreds of amperes of current at supply voltages as low as 0.8 V. As the supply voltages keep decreasing, the power ...
(2016-07-18)In this thesis, we consider the decentralized switched control problem where exact conditions for controller synthesis are obtained via Linear Matrix Inequalities (LMIs). Using known derivations for a centralized controller ...
(2016-07-19)Water vapor condensation on superhydrophobic surfaces has received much attention in recent years due to its ability to shed water droplets at length scales three decades smaller than the capillary length (~ 1mm) via ...
(2016-07-20)Nowadays, on average, U.S. adult eats 4.8 meals per week in restaurants (Zonca, 2013). The dining experience has become an integral part of everyday life, both for the restaurants financially and for customers who simply ...