Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

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• (1984)
This dissertation was undertaken in order to examine the relationship between the writings of N. V. Gogol' and Baroque literature. While some scholars labeled elements of Gogol''s writings as "Baroque," a systematic ...

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• (1984)
Pulsed N.M.R. techniques are used to study the dynamic behavior of viscous fluids ((eta) > 1 Poise) in the supercooled state. The applicability of the hydrodynamic equations to high viscosity systems is investigated at ...

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• (1969)

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• (2012-06-27)
This dissertation consists of three empirical essays on the distributional effect of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on regional economic activity, migration and the distribution of wages in Mexico from ...

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• (1965)

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• (1963)

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• (1984)
Referencing remote entities by names rather than by addresses is desirable in computer network or a joint-network. In this thesis, the naming and addressing problems in the internetwork environment are studied. Four naming ...

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• (2010-08-31)
This study sought to explore adolescent conceptualizations of sexual coercion (i.e., any unwanted sexual experience) among Black and White girls and women. Adolescents are at significant risk for sexual coercion with over ...

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• (2011-01-21)
Educators in China use different titles to name the discipline of landscape architecture. They have tried to find a word equivalent to the English term “landscape architecture,” without consensus, since the early 20th ...

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• (2015-01-21)
This dissertation argues that works by American artist Nancy Spero made feminist interventions into the medium of painting and into exclusionary patriarchal narratives as they are presented in museums. The result is an ...

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• (2014-09-16)
This dissertation explores the use of a heated AFM tip for fabrication of NEMS devices. Two critical challenges hindering TBN from NEMS fabrication are addressed in this thesis. First, we experimentally found out that ...

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• (1991)
This research investigated the physical metallurgy, high temperatures coarsening, and processing/structure relationships for Cu$\sb{\rm 1-x}$Ta$\sb{\rm x}$ (x = $\sim$5 to 20 atomic percent) alloys. These metastable alloys ...

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• (2011-05-25)
This thesis describes the modification of the commercial TFC-S nanofiltration membrane with shape-persistent dendritic architectures. Amphiphilic aromatic polyamide dendrimers (G1-G3) are synthesized via a divergent approach ...

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• (2014-09-16)
This work investigates nanometer-scale thermometry and thermal transport in new electronic devices to mitigate future electronic energy consumption. Nanometer-scale thermal transport is integral to electronic energy ...

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• (2014-09-16)
Pyroelectric energy conversion utilizes the temperature dependence of spontaneous polarization in crystalline materials to convert waste heat into electricity. High-power-density thermal-to-electrical energy conversion is ...

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• (2010-01-06)
This thesis studies methods of engineering the placement of nanoparticle with sub-micron resolution over macroscopic size scales. Such control holds great promise as an inexpensive methodology for manufacturing devices, ...

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• (1995)
This work presents a study on the self-organization in condensed phases of rodcoil diblock polymers synthesized in our laboratory. Each macromolecule consists of a rigid and monodisperse rodlike segment covalently attached ...

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• (2014-09-25)
Nanophotonics deals with the interaction of light with matter in nanometer scale. One of the subsets of nanophotonics is nanoplasmonics, which deals with manipulation of light using the unique optical properties of metal ...

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• (2010-08-20)
The pursuit of inexpensive DNA sequencing lies at the interface between nanotechnology and biotechnology—where silicon nanopores, nanoscale electrodes, and self-assembled molecular structures are as common as restriction ...

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