# Browse Dissertations and Theses - Electrical and Computer Engineering by Title

• (2015-04-20)
As semiconductor process technologies continue to scale and the demand for ubiquitous computing devices continues to grow with paradigms such as the internet of things (IOT), the availability of low-cost, low-power, ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Graphene nano-ribbon (GNR) transistors have emerged as a promising candidate to replace traditional silicon transistors in future scaled technologies. Since these devices are very small, the impact of process variation on ...

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• (1990)
This thesis addresses two important issues in the development of optical interconnection. One major goal is to develop a set of circuit simulation models in order to enable the simulation of various optoelectronic integrated ...

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• (1987)
The high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) is one of the fastest switching devices available today. In order to best utilize its capabilities one must be able to simulate its behavior in electronic circuits. This requires ...

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• (1998)
We then present circuit-level models for vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) and their strong thermally and spatially dependent behavior. The first approach, implemented in both HSPICE and SABER, is a simple ...

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• (1971)

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• (1994)
Despite increasing availability, the use of parallel platforms in the solution of significant computing problems remains largely restricted to a set of well-structured, numeric applications. This is due in part to the ...

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• (1967)

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• (2014-01-16)
Traditionally, wireless network protocols have been developed for performance. Subsequently, as attacks are identified, patches or defenses have been developed. This has led to an arms race,'' where one is never confident ...

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• (2014-09-16)
As process technology has aggressively scaled, the demand for fast, robust computing has grown tremendously. With the rise of large scale data centers to handhold mobile devices, the desire for faster, low-power integrated ...

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• (2012-09-18)
In this thesis, we propose a maze-routing-based clock tree routing algorithm integrated with buffer insertion, buffer sizing, and topology generation that is able to consider general buffer insertion locations. While ...

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• (1957)

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• (2014-09-16)
With virtual machines becoming common, it becomes important for them to be robust to errors. However, the virtual hard disk images used by virtual machines are not as reliable as physical disks. Existing solutions such as ...

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• (2013-08-22)
We present CloudVal, a framework to validate the reliability of virtualization environment in cloud computing infrastructure. A case study, based on injecting faults in the KVM hypervisor and XEN hypervisor, was conducted ...

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• (2011-01-14)
A power amplifier (PA) is a key part of the RF front-end in transmitters for a local broadband network. Today, commercial PAs are made of III-V HEMT and HBT technology with excellent results. An integrated system-on-chip ...

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• (2001)
Finally, to further improve the separation performance achieved by the previous direct-form ADF as well as to facilitate modular and easy implementation of ADF in hardware, a lattice-ladder structure for ADF is developed ...

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• (1983)
In this thesis, a code division multiple access (CDMA) communication system for the low frequency (LF) channel is proposed, discussed and analyzed. This LF/CDMA scheme is similar to classical CDMA schemes in that K users ...

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• (1991)
Flash-type analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) have been extensively used for high-speed applications such as high-performance TVs, image recognition, radar, and medical instrumentation. However, the linearity of these ...

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• (1976)

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• (1973)

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