# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (1988)
Infrared thermography (IRT) can be used to quantitate changes in mean surface temperature. This value is one variable used in heat loss equations which permits computation of radiant, convective, evaporative and total heat ...

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• (2015-03-24)
Conformational transitions in a protein and its interaction with the cognate substrate exemplify two important biomolecular processes that may be correlated, uncorrelated, or partially correlated. While the degree to which ...

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• (1998)
Material growth in lyotropic liquid crystals has proven to be a very powerful methodology for the creation of nanoscopic features in mineral phases. Two distinct methodologies were studied---bulk templating and thin film ...

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• (1968)
The reaction 9Be(3He,a)8Be* -+ a + a has been studied at incident beam energies of 27.4 and 27.8 MeV. Two solid-state detectors were mounted in the reaction plane and set at such angles that the peak corresponding to ...

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• (2010-08-31)
Three-dimensional (3D) microperiodic scaffolds have been fabricated by direct-write assembly for tissue engineering. Such scaffolds are necessary to accurately mimic the complex environment of real tissues. Three distinct ...

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• (2007)
Photonic crystals composed of a germanium hollow-woodpile architecture are created by replicating 3D microperiodic polymer scaffolds assembled by direct ink writing. First, polymer woodpiles with a face-centered tetragonal ...

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• (2008)
Accumulating evidence within the embodied cognition literature shows that mental simulations, situated action, and bodily states underlie cognition, but researchers have done relatively little work to examine whether ...

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• (2003)
The construction of 3-D microvascular networks enables microfluidic devices with unparallel geometric complexity. In one example, a 3-D microfluidic mixing device was demonstrated with square-spiral mixing towers isolated ...

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• (2002)
Concentrated (&phis;PZT = 0.47) PZT-5H gels were developed as inks for the robotic deposition of 3-D, mesoscale periodic structures with self-supporting features such as lattices of rod-like elements and v-shaped test ...

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• (2008)
Another area in which biocatalysts are increasingly being used is in the production of small secondary metabolites, particularly antibiotics. Phosphonates are a small but growing class of compounds with many useful therapeutic ...

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• (2001)
In Chapter 4, further engineering of TCR stability mutants to produce increased affinity binding for SAg is described. An optimized TCR fragment (containing nine mutations) was isolated after mutagenesis and selection, and ...

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• (2014-05-30)
Lithium-ion batteries enable a modern, mobile society and are a widely used source of portable energy storage. Chapter 1 provides background and motivation for improving lithium-ion battery performance. Specifically these ...

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• (1990)
The directed ortho-lithiation of lithium phenylselenide by reaction with $n$-butyllithium in cyclohexane with $N$,$N$,$N\sp\prime$,$N\sp\prime$-tetramethylethylenediamine gives almost quantitative conversion to lithium ...

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• (1981)
Dilithio derivative I is used in the preparation of optically active monocyclic dialkoxysulfurane II and the analogous chlorosulfurane and trifluoromethanesulfonate. Examinations of the possible use

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• (2013-08-22)
The equilibrium statistical mechanics of classical directed polymers in D+1 dimensions is well known to be equivalent to the imaginary-time quantum dynamics of a quantum many-particle system in D spatial dimensions, ...

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• (1988)
Metalations $\alpha\sp\prime$ and $\beta$ to a tertiary amide have been investigated. Control and understanding of the regiochemistry of these novel metalations is discussed.

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• (1953)

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• (2010-08-20)
Sparse representations of visual information are essential for many image processing tasks. Because of the nonstationary geometric structure of natural images, representations derived from one-dimensional tensor products ...

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• (1955)

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