# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1993)
We establish the decomposition by the Arnold cat map of a uniform lattice of prime$\sp2$ sites into periodic orbits. We give a first integral (constant of motion) of this dynamical system and use it to find additional ...

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• (2006)
Physicists provide significant contributions to the field of Biology and Medical Sciences by applying basic physics principles to the field. Specifically, in this work, we probed the light-matter interactions in the NIR ...

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• (2006)
Physicists provide significant contributions to the field of Biology and Medical Sciences by applying basic physics principles to the field. Specifically, in this work, we probed the light-matter interactions in the NIR ...

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• (1969)

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• (1991)
Six strains of Listeria monocytogenes were examined for catalase, superoxide dismutase (SOD), and listeriolysin O (LLO) activities. The two strains having the lowest catalase activities also possessed the lowest SOD ...

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• (1985)
Staphylococcus aureus is known to possess a wide variety of parameters that enable it to defend itself against host defense mechanisms. One of the ways the body defends itself against microbial attack is by producing ...

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• (1996)
The Carl Busch Collection contains approximately 250 wind instruments of the early-nineteenth through the early-twentieth centuries. Perhaps the most significant of the 119 brass instruments are a set of American Civil War ...

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• (1992)
The Shrine to Music Museum has one of the largest musical instrument collections in the world. Included in the museum's holdings are over five hundred cornets and trumpets of American or European make. The information ...

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• (2014-09-16)
For many years scientists considered DNA and RNA to be merely the means for the storage and transmission of genetic information. Catalytic roles of some RNA molecules, called ribozymes, were discovered in the early 1980s. ...

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• (1978)
The catalytic properties of cobalt oxide (CoO) were investigated theoretically. The interactions of atomic hydrogen with small clusters of atoms, representing cobalt oxide surfaces, were calculated using the ab initio ...

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• (1952)

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• (1995)
High intensive ultrasound is a new and effective technique to generate nanostructured materials. The synthesis, characterization, and properties of three kinds of nanostructured materials produced sonochemically will be ...

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• (1981)
The suggestion that metal cluster compounds may serve as models for chemisorption on metal surfaces has led to their use as precursors for catalytically active species with well-defined structures. Previous research {1-3} ...

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• (1953)

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• (1989)
Reflection absorption infrared spectroscopy is used to investigate ammonia, methylamine, dimethylamine and trimethylamine adsorption of Pt(111). The RAIR spectra show molecular adsorption in all cases with the subsequent ...

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• (2011-01-14)
Nitric oxide (NO) and nitrous oxide (N2O) are important components of the global nitrogen cycle. They are intermediates or end products for natural bacterial processes such as nitrification and denitrification, and are ...

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• (1996)
Cytochromes P-450 form a large superfamily of heme-containing monooxygenases that are found in species ranging from bacteria to insects, plants, and mammals. In insects, P-450s have several functional roles, including ...

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• (1963)

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• (1998)
In mechanistic investigations, spectroscopic examinations and reaction surveys of substrate, reagent, and promoter were combined with solid-state evidence concerning the active form of the catalytically operative species ...

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• (1979)

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