# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (1990)
Chemical and spectroscopic studies on the nickel enzyme methyl-CoM reductase from M. thermoautotrophicum (strain $\Delta$H) were undertaken to better characterize the nickel site. The major goals of this work are two-fold: ...

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• (2013-05-24)
Efficiency metrics for some solid-state electronic materials systems have progressed to the point where theoretical limits are being approached. Gallium nitride-based light-emitting diodes and silicon solar cells, for ...

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• (2009)
This thesis presents the fabrication of semiconductor wires, ribbons or bars by using special etching, top down approaches, and a printed assembly of optical and electronics systems by using elastomeric stamps. I describe ...

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• (2009)
The incorporation of nanofluidic elements between microfluidic channels to form hybrid microfludic/nanofluidic architectures allows the extension of microfluidic systems into the third dimension, thus removing the constraints ...

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• (1980)
This thesis establishes the elementary theory of three well known spectroscopic techniques and then combines them to bring forth a new and highly successful method of microwave spectroscopy. After a short introduction to ...

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• (1991)
In the field of classical mythology, the work known as the Fabulae Hygini occupies a central position with its wide variety of information and subject matter. However, treatment of the Fabulae outside an apparatus criticus ...

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• (2006)
The maintenance of language boundaries is interpreted using the political economy model (Woolard 1985, Gal 1987, Heller 1992, Simmons 1999). Since immigrants' ability to fully integrate the linguistic marketplace remains ...

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• (2003)
Nine experiments investigated euphemism in conversation using Brown and Levinson's (1987) politeness theory framework. In Experiments 1--3, undergraduate students read short scenarios that depicted a hypothetical, unfinished ...

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• (2012-02-01)
This dissertation is an investigation of the two very different pathways that the Internet was offering Korean gay men, primarily in their 30s and 40s, in terms of exercising their sexual freedom and being gay at a moment ...

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• (2004)
My research contributes an anthropological perspective to the nascent social science literature on students studying abroad by illustrating how the home culture permeates and directs the students' study abroad experience. ...

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• (1955)

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• (1958)

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• (1950)

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• (1961)

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• (1954)

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• (2001)
Finally, by using the assertion that factors take both the relative efficiency in factoring and the spread between the seller and the factor's discount rates, we can offer an alternative explanation for the apparent paradox ...

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• (1958)

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• (1959)

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• (1989)
This research explored the hypothesis that repetition of similarities, primarily analogical similarities, promotes the common, underlying relational structure (the "emergent structure hypothesis"). The following predictions ...

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• (2000)
I studied the reproductive ecology and social organization of a forest-understory bird species, Song Wrens (Cyphorhinus phaeocephalus) of central Panama. First, I documented patterns of nest site selection and components ...

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