# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1999)
The absorption of deuterium from the gas phase into Pd thin films was measured at room temperature with in situ neutron reflectometry. Room temperature solubility isothermal curves, out-of-plane film expansion, and deuterium ...

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• (1988)
A quadrupole echo deuterium NMR lineshape study on polycrystalline samples of perdeuterated pyridine and selectively deuterated d$\sb2$-pyridine intercalated into 2H-TaS$\sb2$ was performed between 280K and 393K. The powder ...

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• (1961)

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• (2011-01-14)
A series of experiments were performed at the Tagged Photon Facility at MAX-lab in Lund, Sweden to study photon scattering from the deuteron and extract the neutron polarizabilities. The deuteron Compton scattering cross ...

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• (1963)

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• (1990)
This dissertation deals with the presidential career of Dr. Benjamin E. Mays at Morehouse College. In order to present a balanced observation, an historical examination was conducted using a variety of available sources. ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The Farm Income Projection Model is intended to model the effects of the new provisions in the Agricultural Act of 2014, particularly in the farm safety net area, on the financial statements of case farms located throughout ...

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• (2001)
The main goal of this research was to transform Vitis. x labruscana L. H. Bailey ('Fredonia' and 'Niagara') and a seedling of a complex hybrid of 'Melody' (='Melody Seedling') with the gene Agl-iaaM (Agl = flower specific ...

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• (2010-01-06)
While deliberating and making decisions, participants in urban development processes need easy access to the pertinent content scattered among different plans. A Planning Markup Language (PML) has been proposed to represent ...

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• (2008)
The progression towards fruit-ripening is a highly coordinated process. Fruit softening is the result of polygalacturonase (PG) enzyme activation. The fruit-ripening promoter and the terminator regions from PG were sequenced. ...

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• (2009)
This case study provided important insights regarding art curriculum research. First, this research investigated how various social issues were identified by students, and the effects of a responsive instructional approach ...

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• (2004)
Overall, TC plants were found to be productive and gave larger root yields and less discoloration than root cutting-derived plants used in traditional propagation methods. The results are encouraging and have been presented ...

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• (2009)
In order to understand the characteristics of the adiabatic development of two-phase flow this study was performed using H2FC-CF 3 - 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane (R134A) as a working fluid in three different transparent tubes. ...

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• (2008)
This study shows how inequities can take place in otherwise-exemplary classrooms; how well-meaning Whites can be oblivious to injustice; and how school culture mitigates against White teachers being able to enact anti-racist ...

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• (1974)

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• (2012-05-22)
This dissertation focuses on understanding the relationship between the design of computer interfaces and individuals with an impairment. We seek to explore how knowledge of an impairment can inform the design of systems ...

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• (2013-05-24)
The importance of intermediate items has been overlooked for years ever since the prevalence of using dominance-based Likert scales in measuring personality and vocational interests. Rather, intermediate items were usually ...

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• (2006)
Using the above mentioned 3D-QSAR methods we have developed predictive models of the inhibition of human farnesyl pyrophosphate synthase (FPPS), important for osteoclast function and survival as well as Trypanosoma brucei ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Myotonic dystrophy (DM) is currently an incurable genetic disease that affects 1 in 8,000 humans worldwide. Although extensive efforts have been made to understand its pathogenesis, the mechanism by which DM causes its ...

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• (2005)
The third paper is about the implementation of a spatio-temporal model to develop an infrastructure reconstruction strategy under unscheduled events. The reconstruction strategy chosen to repair damaged transportation ...

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