# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Physics by Title

• (1969)
A study of the A2 meson has been made on data obtained from pi p interactions at 5 BeV/c in the 72"Alvarez liquid hydrogen bubble chamber. The p pi decay mode in the 4-constraint, p pi+ pi- pi- final state is treated ...

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• (1982)
Self-consistent unrestricted Hartree-Fock calculations are presented for the adsorption of atomic oxygen onto the nickel oxide (100) surface. The perfect surface is shown to be non-reactive, but enhanced binding is found ...

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• (1986)
In this thesis the use of the Unrestricted Hartree-Fock technique augmented by many body perturbation theory techniques and symmetry projection methods in the study of the energies of the excited states of atomic, molecular ...

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• (1996)
We have measured the absolute $\rm\sp2H(\gamma,p)n$ angular distribution using the Illinois LASA detector at the Saskatchewan Accelerator Laboratory's tagged photon facility. Using 40 to 90 MeV photons, we aimed to measure ...

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• (1996)
We have measured the absolute 2H( 1 ,p )n angular distribution using the Illinois LASA detector at the Saskatchewan Accelerator Laboratory's tagged photon facility. Using 40 to 90 MeV photons, we aimed to measure the ...

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• (1988)
This experiment measured the differential cross section for deuteron photodisintegration between photon energies of 63 and 71 MeV. The photon beam was produced by the bremsstrahlung of an 88.4 Me V CW electron beam, from ...

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• (1966)
Luminescent excitation spectra were measured for the F and M centers in KCl; in particular, for the F band, M band, and the M2 transition. In all 3 cases, the spectra were nearly double-Gaussian in shape, and the efficiency ...

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• (1966)

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• (1972)

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• (1972)

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• (1978)
It is generally accepted that many pulsating X-ray sources are rotating magnetic neutron stars undergoing accretion. The text of this thesis provides a historical introduction to four studies, contained herein as appendices, ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Analysis of observations of the X-ray emission produced by accreting neutron stars with millisecond spin periods can provide important information about the masses M and radii R of neutron stars, thereby yielding uniquely ...

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• (1999)
Quantum Monte Carlo (QMC) is one of the most powerful methods for solving many body problems in Physics and Chemistry. MC sampling allows one to measure physical properties systems with very complicated wave functions that ...

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• (2001)
The second system we have studied is a set of idealized (harmonic) and realistic quantum dots. Two idealized dots, spherical and squashed, quasi-2D structures, are analyzed. In the first QMC is contrasted with a large set ...

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• (1995)
Acoustic wave propagation is studied via imaging techniques in two regimes not previously amenable to such experiments. (I) The low-temperature phonon-imaging technique is extended to ultrasonic frequencies at room ...

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• (2002)
We present a mechanism for adaptation in dynamical systems. Systems which have this mechanism are called called self-adjusting systems. The control parameters in a self-adjusting system are slowly varying, rather ...

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• (1955)

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• (2007)
In addition to implementing these protocols, we have improved several resources for quantum communication and quantum computing. Specifically, we have developed improved sources of polarization-entangled photons, a low-loss ...

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