Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering
This collection contains dissertations and theses completed in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
(2015-07-16)Reactive loading is commonly applied to antennas to modify input impedance and radiation pattern properties. However, reactive loading design approaches based on experience, intuition, and modeling are challenged as the ...
(2015-05-12)Recent advancements in LiDAR for atmospheric applications have allowed measurements to reach higher altitudes and have increased temporal resolu- tion. Increased output power, larger apertures, and higher efficiency detec- ...
Graphene nano-ribbon and transition metal dichalcogenide field-effect transistor modeling and circuit simulation (2015-07-17)This dissertation presents a modeling and simulation study of graphene nano-ribbon and transition metal dichalcogenide field-effect transistors. Through compact modeling, SPICE implementation of the transistors is realized, ...
Development of novel series and parallel sensing system based on nanostructured surface enhanced Raman scattering substrate for biomedical application (2015-07-17)With the advance of nanofabrication, the capability of nanoscale metallic structure fabrication opens a whole new study in nanoplasmonics, which is defined as the investigation of photon-electron interaction in the vicinity ...
(2015-07-17)Many real-world machine learning applications can be considered as inferring the best label assignment of maximum a posteriori probability (MAP) problems. Since these MAP problems are NP-hard in general, they are often ...