We are inviting IDEALS users, both people looking for materials in IDEALS and those who want to deposit their work, to give us feedback on improving this service through an interview. Participants will receive a $20 VISA gift card. Please sign up via webform. # Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title • (2009) I present the correlation function measurements and analysis I have conducted with SDSS data. I have focused my measurements on angular N-point area-averaged correlation functions (o N(theta)) and auto-correlation functions ... application/pdf PDF (2MB) • (1959) application/pdf PDF (2MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (14MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (4MB) • (1969) application/pdf PDF (6MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (1965) application/pdf PDF (11MB) • (2017-05-03) Nakajima introduced a t-deformation of q-characters, (q,t)-characters for short, and their twisted multiplication through the geometry of quiver varieties. The Nakajima (q, t)-characters of Kirillov-Reshetikhin modules ... application/pdf PDF (639kB) • (1963) application/pdf PDF (26MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (6MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (5MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (135MB) • (2017-07-21) Nanjing City Wall is one of the largest city walls in China. As the capital of Ming Dynasty between 1368-1420 CE, the wall was built to protect the city. A four-wall system separated the royal palace in the city from the ... application/pdf PDF (7MB) • (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 ... application/pdf PDF (5MB) • (2003) Also included is the results of a finite element analysis and simulated melting of bismuth films on various kinds of sensors. Temperature distributions are found to be nonuniform for calorimetric sensors with Al metallizations, ... application/pdf PDF (4MB) • (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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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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There have been large developments in metallic material systems over the past century. The mechanical properties of metals have been manipulated by varying the composition of alloys. In this thesis we characterize two ...

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