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

• (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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• (2015-03-06)
In this thesis,nanolithographically de ned quantum dots are discussed including their fabrication process and optical properties. First, an introduction to the eld of quantum dots (QDs), and the advantages of QD-based ...

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• (2012-05-22)
In the last decade, nanoscale field-effect transistor biosensors have proven to be powerful, ultra-sensitive, label-free electrical detectors of relevant molecules ranging from solution pH to proteins to nucleic acids. ...

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• (2020-02-17)
Further scaling of complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) dimensions will soon lead to a tremendous rise in power consumption while limited gain in the performance of integrated circuits. “Beyond-CMOS” devices, ...

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• (2007)
Self-assembled quantum dots have been heavily researched in recent years because of the potential applications to quantum electronic and optoelectronic devices they present. The nonuniformity and random ordering resulting ...

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• (2010-05-19)
Ion channels are part of nature’s solution for regulating biological environments. Every ion channel consists of a chain of amino acids carrying a strong and sharply varying permanent charge, folded in such a way that it ...

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• (2017-04-19)
In this thesis, we explore the electronics applications of the nanoscale allotropes of carbon. We work with carbon nanotubes and graphene nanoribbons. The first part involves using carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to build composite ...

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• (2002)
The impacts of a shared arena architecture for scheduling threads is analyzed with legacy applications such as FORTRAN computational chemical simulations and mathematical solvers that consume significant processing time ...

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• (1995)
In this work, a water vapor oxidation process is used to convert high Al composition $\rm Al\sb{x}Ga\sb{1-x}As$ to a stable native oxide. The native oxides described are formed at temperatures in the range of 400$\rm\sp\circ ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (1995) Data are presented showing that "deep," device-quality native oxide structures can be formed in selected areas in$\rm Al\sb{x}Ga\sb{1-x}$As-GaAs quantum well heterostructure (QWH) crystals. The deep oxides are formed using ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (1992) In these experiments, water vapor oxidation of Al-bearing III-V semiconductors is employed to form high quality native oxides. The oxides are examined using secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) and transmission electron ... application/pdf PDF (3MB) • (1995) In this work, water vapor oxidation of Al-bearing III--V semiconductors is employed to form high quality native oxides. The native oxides described are formed at temperatures in the range of 400$\sp\circ$C to 450$\sp\circ$C. ... application/pdf PDF (2MB) • (1993) Data are presented on the comparison of the chemical stability of oxides of AlAs-GaAs heterostructures formed via atmospheric hydrolysis and by native oxidation at 400$\sp\circ$C for 3 h in a N$\sb2$+ H$\sb2\$O vapor. Data ...

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• (1952)

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• (2017-04-19)
Data locality is a fundamental issue for data-parallel applications. Considering MapReduce in Hadoop, the map task scheduling part requires an efficient algorithm which takes data locality into consideration; otherwise, ...

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• (1984)
A conventional hyperthermia applicator is an electrically small antenna which produces a divergent beam. In this thesis, we propose a focused applicator made of phased arrays. The advantages of an array applicator are (i) ...

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• (2008)
Other possible modalities of NSOT are investigated. An experimental configuration with three-dimensional volumetric scan of the probe is studied for the possibility of a tomographic imaging with a fixed-angle illumination. ...

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• (2018-12-03)
This thesis reports the design of a novel intraocular projection device for the treatment of intractable corneal opacity, with a design emphasis on the simultaneous wireless power and data transfer system. Electronic ocular ...

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• (2017-07-19)
This thesis addresses the design challenges of achieving simultaneous near-field wireless power transfer to and communication with chip-scale devices that have a form factor on the order of 100s of microns and a thickness ...

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