# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1986)
Oxynitride glasses in the Ba-Si-Al-O-N system which were clear, homogeneous, and free of metallic inclusions were produced using gel-derived oxide glass batches and electronic-grade Si(,3)N(,4). Nitrogen was found to act ...

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• (1988)
A fundamental investigation of the potential of nitroxides and O$\sb2$ for enhancement of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast in vivo is presented. The effect of these species on proton relaxation in both aqueous ...

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• (2012-05-22)
The goal of this research is to investigate the effects of noise on the pull-in dynamics of a micro-electromechanical switch. We take into account thermal noise and noise present in the voltage source. Thermal noise is ...

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• (1981)
The effect of the hcp(--->)bcc phase transformation on the anomalous diffusion characteristics of bcc zirconium has been investigated in this study. ('113)Sn and ('59)Fe tracers were used to typify the diffusing nature ...

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• (1966)

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• (1990)
An experiment was conducted to develop a technique for hyperalimentation of growing swine and to evaluate the effect of hyperalimentation on feedlot performance and carcass criteria. To allow for infusion of feed into the ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The velocity structure in the lithosphere is generally heterogeneous. Wave reflection, transmission, and diffraction from the boundaries of the different layers and inclusions are expected to affect rupture propagation on ...

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• (1984)
Using data from the 1976 census, this study investigates the relationship between the distribution of oil revenue and fertility patterns across the Iranian provinces. Counter to expectation based on the experience of ...

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• (2011-08-25)
For signal integrity reasons, the magnitude of the parasitics generated by electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection devices has become budgeted. Such budgets restrict the protection level and implementation options of the ...

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• (2012-09-18)
Online translation (OT) sites such as Free Translation and Babel Fish are freely available to the general public and purport to convert inputted text, from single words to entire paragraphs, instantly from one language to ...

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• (1956)

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• (2011-08-25)
Overweight dogs have a reduced life expectancy and increased risk of chronic disease. During obesity development, adipose tissue undergoes major expansion and remodeling, but the biological processes involved are not well ...

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• (2015-01-21)
The ends of human telomeric DNA consist of single-stranded overhangs of tandem TTAGGG repeats (ssTEL) that can form into a G-quadruplex (GQ). This guanine-rich sequence is prone to 8-oxoguanine (8OG) damage, which is one ...

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• (1971)

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• (1980)

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• (1979)

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• (1990)
Current antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods do not assess the influence of host defenses, the dynamics of drug disposition, or the interaction between changing drug concentrations and a bacterium in a host ...

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• (1967)

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• (1996)
The objective of this dissertation is to measure the welfare burden and labor supply effects of the personal income tax in Brazil. Labor supply functions are derived from utility maximization and applied to a sample of ...

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• (1980)
The effect of extraction pH and heat treatment on soluble proteins, amino acid composition, gel electrophoretic properties, lipoxygenase, trypsin inhibitor and phytic acid were studied using Spanish Variety Commet type peanuts.

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