Theses and Dissertations

Our graduate students are constantly making groundbreaking discoveries and important advances in physics. From studies on the universe's largest galaxies to the smallest of subatomic particles, read more about the cutting-edge projects being conducted in our department.

PhD Dissertations

Recent Dissertations

2013 Savaikar, Madhusudan PhD SPE
Stochastic Charge Transport in Multi-island Single-electron Tunneling Devices
Advisors: John Jaszczak and Paul Bergstrom

2013 Beals, Matthew PhD ATM
Investigations of Cloud Microphysical Response to Mixing Using Digital Holography
Advisor: Raymond Shaw

2013 Dissanayake, Neluka PhD SPE
Magneto-Photonic Crystals for Optical Sensing Applications
Advisor: Miguel Levy

2013 Zhong, Xiaoliang PhD SPH
Electronic Structure and Electron Transport Properties of Graphene-related Materials
Advisor: Ravindra Pandey

2013 Kumar, Pradeep PhD SPE
Nonlinear Effects in Magnetic Garnet Films and Nonreciprocal Optical Bloch Oscillations in Waveguide Arrays
Advisor: Miguel Levy

2012 Mukhopadhyay, Saikat PhD SPH
Quantum Modeling of Bioconjugated Nanomaterials
Advisor: Ravindra Pandey

2012 Mandal, Subhasish PhD SPE

Charge and Spin Transport in Nanoscale Junction from First Principles.

Advisor: Ranjit Pati

2013 Sua, Yong Meng PhD SPH
Quantum Correlations of Lights in Macroscopic Environments
Advisors: Kim Fook Lee and Jacek Borysow

Dissertation Archives

2011 Prasad, Abhishek PhD SPE
Functional ZnO Nanostructures for Electronic and Energy Application.

Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

2011 Anderson, Amalia PhD SPH
Development of Record-Breaking Statistics for Climatological Time-Series Analysis.
Advisor: Alex Kostinski

2011 Pal, Partha PhD SPH
Quantum Transport in a Single Molecular Junction.
Advisor: Ranjit Pati

2010 Lee, Chee Hui PhD SPH

Boron Nitride Nanotubes: Synthesis, Functionalization and Potential Applications.
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap


2010 Pandey, Archana PhD SPE

PMMA-CNT Matrix for Vacuum Electronics, Biosensing and Energy Applications.

Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap


2010 Lu, Jiang PhD SPH

Dynamics of Settling Charged Particles in Turbulence: Theory and Experiments.

Advisor: Raymond Shaw


2010 Wu, Zhuoyuan PhD SPE

Planar Magneto Photonic and Gradient Photonic Structures: Crystals and Metamaterials.
Advisor: Miguel Levy


2010 Moscatello, Jason P. PhD SPE

Growth, Modification and Integration of Carbon Nanotubes into Molecular Electronics.
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap


2010 Xie, Ming PhD SPE

Synthesis and Characterization of Advanced Nanomaterials for Energy Applications.
Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

2009 Kar, Parimal PhD SPH

Proteins in Silico-Modeling and Sampling.

Advisor: Ulrich Hansmann

2009 Panigrahi, Puspamitra PhD SPH
Controlling Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Ultra Narrow Multilayered Nanowires.
Advisor: Ranjit Pati


2009 Zhou, Ziyou PhD SPE
Metal-Oxide Film and Photonic Structures for Integrated Device Applications.

Advisor: Miguel Levy


2009 He, Haiying PhD SPH

Electron Transport in Molecular Systems.

Advisor: Ravindra Pandey

2008 Saw, Ewe Wei PhD SPH

Studies of Spatial Clustering of Inertial Particles in Turbulence.

Advisor: Raymond Shaw

2008 Pan, Lin PhD SPH

Ab Initio RCI Calculations of Atomic Properties of Selected Transition Metal Ions.
Advisor: Donald Beck

2008 Patla, Bijunath PhD SPH

Mapping the Sun as a Transparent Gravitational Lens.

Advisor: Robert Nemiroff

2008 Ochshorn, Eli PhD SPH

Studies of Thin Water Films and Relevances to the Heterogeneous Nucleation of Ice.
Advisor: Will Cantrell

2008 Vanga, Raghav PhD SPH

Relaxor Peizoelectric Film Actuators, Waveguides, and Photonic Crystals: Fabrication and Characterization.

Advisor: Miguel Levy

2007 Gowtham, S. PhD SPE
Development of A High Performance Parallel Computing Platform and Its Use in the Study of Nanostructures: Clusters, Sheets and Tubes.

Advisor: R. Pandey

2007 Wei, Yanjie PhD SPH
On Side-Chain and Backbone Ordering in Polypeptides.

Advisor: Ulrich Hansmann

2007 Huang, Xiaoyue PhD SPE
Dimensional Effects on the Magnetic Domains in Planar Magnetophotonic Crystal Waveguides.
Advisor: Miguel Levy

2007 Younk, Patrick PhD SPH

Cosmic Rays at the Ankle, a study using the Pierre Auger Observatory.

Advisor: Brian Fick

2007 Chye, James PhD SPH

Determining Primaries in the Ultra-High Energy Cosmic Rays Utilizing Surface Detector Signal Trace Analysis.

Advisor: David Nitz


2007 Fugal, Jacob PhD SPE

In-situ Measurement and Characterization of Cloud Particles with Digital In-line Holography.

Advisor: Raymond Shaw


2007 Wang, Jiesheng PhD SPH

Phase Control of Boron Nitride Thin Films and Nanostructures.

Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

2007 Lau, Kah Chun PhD SPH

First-Principles Studies of Boron Nanostructures : Clusters, Sheets and Nanotubes.

Advisor: R. Pandey


2007 Kayastha, Vijaya Kumar PhD SPE

Catalytic Growth of Single-, Double-, and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and Studies of their Potential Applications.

Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

2006 Zhou, Changgong PhD SAP

Aperture Assisted Laser Direct Write.

Advisor: Edward Nadgorny


2006 Larsen, Michael PhD SPH

Studies of Discrete Fluctuations in Atmospheric Phenomena.

Advisor: Alex Kostinski

2005 Dorofeev, Alexei PhD SPH

Simulation of Inclined Air Showers.

Advisor: David F. Nitz

2004 Gao, Da PhD SPH

Monte Carlo Simulations of Surface Phase Transitions and Morphology Dynamics.

Advisor: John A. Jaszczak

2004 Yang, Weidong PhD SPH

Pupil Phase Apodization for Achromatic Imaging of Extra-solar Planets.

Advisors: Alexander B. Kostinski and Christ Ftaclas


2004 Yang, Qiang PhD SPH

The Curvature Adaptive Optics System Modeling.

Advisors: Christ Ftaclas and R. J. Nemiroff

2003 Peng, Yong PhD SPH

Helix Formation and Folding in Biological Macromolecules.

Advisor: Ulrich Hansmann


2003 Jiang, Hutian PhD SPH

Theoretical Study of Scintillating Fluoride Crystals - Methodology and Application.

Advisor: R. Pandey


2003 Pereira, Wellesley PhD SPH

The CONCAM Global Sky Monitoring Network. Its Evolution and the Creation of a Performance Model.

Advisor: R. J. Nemiroff

2002 Kandalam, Anil PhD SPH

Electronic Structure Calculations of Group III Nitride Clusters.

Advisor: R. Pandey

2001 Norquist, Peggy PhD SPH

Relativistic Configuration Interaction Calculations for Au LXVII, Br XXIII, Ta II, 
and the negative ions of Ru, Os, and Ba.

Advisor: D. R. Beck

2001 Prasad, Raghava PhD SPH

The Effects of Motion on Magnetic Resonance for Quadrupolar Nuclei in Solids.

Advisor: B. H. Suits

2000 Leckenby, Henry (Harry) J. PhD SPH

Full Wilson-Devinney Analysis of Cataclysmic Variables Through the Computer Modeling of the Accretion Disks.

Advisor: J. B. Rafert

2000 Hiratani, Masato PhD SPH

Theoretical Study of Dislocation Motion in Metals.

Advisor: E. M. Nadgorny

1999 Xiang, Kai-hua PhD SPH

A Theoretical Study of Structural and Electronic Properties of H-silsesquioxanes.

Advisor: R. Pandey

1999 Underdown, Frank PhD SPH

Laser Guidance of Mesoscopic Particles 

Advisor: M. Renn

1999 Koivunen, Alan PhD SPH

The Feasibility of Data Decorrelation to Improve the Performance of Doppler Weather Radar: Computational Studies. 

Advisor: A. B. Kostinski

1999 O'Malley, Steven PhD SPH

Relativistic Configuration Interaction Calculations of Atomic Properties of Cs II, Sn- and La-. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

1998 Sampath, Suresh PhD SPH

Synthesis and Study of Oxide Spinels. 

Advisor: R. Pandey/J. C. Cordaro

1998 Fu, Yi PhD SAP

Collision Induced spectra in Gases. 

Advisor: A. Borysow/J. B. Rafert

1998 Seng, William F. PhD SPH

Scattering and Absorption in Complex Systems: The Electro-Optics of Zn-Doped Magnesium Orthosilicates, Aircraft Coatings, and Satellite Standards. 

Advisor: J. Cordaro/J. B. Rafert

1998 Pati, Bhabana PhD SPH

Single-Mode Tunable Ti:Sapphire Laser and Its Application to Generate Coherent UV Radiation. 

Advisor: J. Borysow

1998 Swaminathan, Srirama V PhD SPH

Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Materials with Large Quadrupolar Interaction. 

Advisor: B. H. Suits

1998 Zapol, Peter PhD SPH

Calculations of Bulk and Defect Properties in Binary and Ternary Semiconductors. 

Advisor: R. Pandey

1997 Woodraska, Donald L. PhD SPH

Monte Carlo Simulation of Diamond-Cubic {111} Surfaces. 

Advisor: J. Jaszczak

1997 Pawse, Archana PhD SAP

Use of Hysteresis Parameters and Electron Spin Resonance spectroscopy for Identifying Volcanic Ash. 

Advisor: S. Beske-Diehl (Geology)

1997 Zheng, Chunguang PhD SAP

Computational Study of Collision-Induced Dipole Moments and Absorption spectra of H2-H2. 

Advisor: A. Borysow

1997 Apte, Palash PhD SPH

NMR Study and Hardness Behavior of Nanophase Al/Al-Oxide Consolidated Composite. 

Advisor: B. H. Suits

1997 Gruszka, Marcin P. PhD SAP

Computational Study of Rotational-Translational Collision-Induced Absorption spectroscopy of Gaseous CO2. 

Advisor: A. Borysow/J. B. Rafert

1996 Krishnan, Ajit PhD SPH

Positron Annihilation Studies of Ferroelectrics and Related Perovskite Oxides. 

Advisor: D. J. Keeble/J. B. Rafert

1996 Pakhomov, Andrew V PhD SPH

Time Resolved Laser spectroscopy for Detection of Environmentally Hazardous Metals: Kinetic Approach. 

Advisor: J. Borysow

1996 Bashyam, Ramakrishnan PhD SAP

Growth and Characterization of Diamond Films Fabricated Using Hot Filament Chemical Vapor Deposition. 

Advisor: D. J. Keeble

1996 Umlor, Michael T PhD SAP

A Positron Annihilation Investigation of Open Volume Defects in GaAs Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy. 

Advisor: D. J. Keeble/R. Pandey

1996 Veliah, Sundar PhD SAP

Density Functional Theory Calculations of Metal Oxide Clusters. 

Advisor: R. Pandey

1995 Sutjianto, Amin PhD SPH

Study of Dissociative Hydrogen Adsorption on Lithium Oxide Terraces and Steps. 

Advisor: R. Pandey/S.-W. Tam

1995 Kwiatkowski, John PhD SAP

Applications of Polarized Waves in Radar Sensing of Precipitation: Computational Studies. 

Advisor: A. B. Kostinski

1995 Dinov, Konstantin PhD SAP

Rare Earth Relativistic Configuration Interaction Calculations. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck 



1994 Filimonov, Serguei PhD SPH

Laser Diagnostics for Plasma Processes. 

Advisor: J. Borysow/E. Nadgorny

1994 Datta, Debasis PhD SPH

Ab Initio MR-RCI Calculations of [(n - 1)d + ns]N Atomic Bound States: Application to Hyperfine Structure and Electron Affinity Studies. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

1994 Coke, Larry PhD SAP

A Computational Study of Time-Dependent Driven Cavity Flow. 

Advisor: A. B. Kostinski

1994 Augustyniak, Edward PhD SPH

Kinetics of A, B, and C Triplet States of Molecular Nitrogen in the Pulsed Discharge and Afterglow. 

Advisor: J. Borysow




1993 Yang, Xiaoyang PhD SAP

Structures and Stability of Alkali Fluoride Micro-Clusters. 

Advisor: R. Pandey

1993 Wilken, Douglas Edward PhD SAP

A Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of the Surface Oxides on Aluminum Metal Particles. 

Advisor: B. H. Suits

1991 Zuo, Jun PhD SAP

An ICECAP Study of the Lithium Trapped-Hole Center in Magnesium Oxide. 

Advisor: A. B. Kunz

1991 Zhang, Yuenian PhD SAP

An EPR and ENDOR Investigation of the Vk-Centers in Single Crystal Potassium Chloride. 

Advisor: S. A. Marshall

1991 Yu, Cheng PhD SAP

An EPR Investigation of Ag0 and Ag2+ in Irradiated Single Crystal of Potassium Fluoride Doped with Silver Fluoride. 

Advisor: S. A. Marshall

1991 Gay, David Howard PhD SAP

Ab Initio Intermolecular Potentials for CH4 and H2O Including Fourth Order Many-Body Effects with Monte-Carlo Simulations. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

1990 Hill, Susan Ellen PhD SAP

An Ab Initio Investigation of Poly(ethylene oxide) and its Interactions with Poly(ethylene oxide) and the alpha-Alumina (0001) Surface. 

Advisor: M. J. Seel

1990 Cai, Ziyong PhD SAP

An Ab Initio Relativistic Many-Body Calculation of Hg 6p2 Resonance States, Including Continuum Effects. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

1989 Woon, David Evan PhD EMY

Ab Initio Intermolecular Potential Energy Surfaces for the Hydrogen Sulfide Dimer, Including Studies of the Third-Order Many-Body Perturbation Theory Correction and Nonadditive Effects. 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

1989 Kaldon, Philip Edward PhD SAP

Ab Initio Studies of the Dissociation of an Energetic Solid (Nitromethane) in the Presence of Neighboring Charge Defects. 

Advisor: A. B. Kunz

1989 Gao, Guang PhD EMY

Implementation of the KKLP Procedure to the Study of Electronic Structure of Molecular Crystals and Its Application to RDX. 

Advisor: A. B. Kunz

1987 Meng, Jie PhD EMY

The optical transition of the impurity copper ion in alkali halides. 

Advisor: A. B. Kunz

1986 Lucas, David PhD EMY

The Electronic Structure of Nitromethane (CH3NO2). 

Advisor: D. R. Beck

MS Theses

Recent Theses

2013 Joshi, Ravi MS SPH
Adventures in Friedmann Cosmologies—Interaction of Positive Energy Densities with Negative Energy Densities and Curvature of the Universe




Advisor: Robert Nemiroff





2013 Black, Nick MS SPH
Quadrupole Levitation of Particles in a Thermodynamically Realistic Cloud Environment




Advisor: Raymond Shaw





2013 Kantamneni, Abhilash MS SPH


Coursework Masters




Advisor: Robert Nemiroff





2012 Bunker, Kristopher MS SPH
Measurements of Ice Nucleation by Mineral Dusts in the Contact Mode
Advisor: Will Cantrell

2012 Zhao, Haiqing MS SPH
Stability and Properties of Di-phenylalanine Peptide Nanotube Studied by Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Advisor: Ulrich H.E. Hansmann

2012 Kelley-Hoskins, Nathan MS SPH
Calibration of the HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory
Advisor: Petra Huentemeyer

Theses Archives

2011 Shahmoradi, Amir MS SPH


Coursework Masters




Advisor: Robert Nemiroff





2011 Blaser, Rachel MS SPH




Four-Window Technique for Measuring Optical-Phase-Space-Time-Frequency Tomography.




Advisor: Kim Fook Lee

2011 Hollinger, Mathew MS SPH




Development of a Quartz-Enhanced Photoacoustic Instrument for the Characterization of Aerosol Optical Properties.




Advisor: Claudio Mazzoleni

2011 Tewary, Mukul MS SPH




Coursework Masters




Advisor: Ravindra Pandey





2011 Galbraith-Frew, Jessica MS SPH




Measuring Energy Spectra of TeV Gamma-ray Emission from the Cygnus Region of our Galaxy with Milagro.




Advisor: Petra Huentemeyer





2011 Rojas, Paul MS SPH




Characterizing a Single Photon Counter.




Advisor: Kim Fook Lee







2010 Karna, Sanjay MS SPH




Synthesis of Graphene Sheeets by Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition.




Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap





2009 El-Houssieny, Ehab E. MS SPH




Continuous Monitoring of Comet Holmes from Before the 2007 Outburst.




Advisor: Robert Nemiroff





2009 Singh, Abhay P MS SPH




Synthesis and Characterization of Pure and Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanostructures.




Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap

2009 Kim, May E. MS SPH




A Survey of Thermodynamic Properties of Supercooled Water.




Advisor: Alex Kostinski





2009 Brickman, Aaron MS SPH




Coursework Masters




Advisor: Peter Moran

2008 Valavala, Pavan Kumar MS SPH




A First-Principles Study of Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes.




Advisor: Ranjit Pati





2008 Domeier, Eric MS SPH




RCI Techniques for Calculating Energy Levels and Oscillator Strengths: Application to Gd IV and Yb I.




Advisor: Donald Beck

2007 Han, Liang MS SPH


Report Title: Replica Exchange Aided Wang-Landau Algorithm For Protein Folding.


Advisor: Ulrich Hansmann





2007 Wu, Shun MS SPH


Report Title: Growth and Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes and Quantum Dots.


Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap




2007 Giri, Gouri Shankar MS SPH


Report Title: Magnetron Sputter Fabrication of Magnetic Garnet Thin Films and Their Characterization.


Advisor: Miguel Levy





2007 Panigrahi, Puspamitra MS SPH


Report Title: Magnetic Properties of One Dimensional Fe/Pt/Fe Multilayer Nanowire.


Advisor: Ranjit Pati



2007 Ulmen, Benjamin MS SPH


Growth of Vertically-aligned Carbon Nanotubes and Their Application as Electron Field Emitters.


Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap





2006 Verma, Himanshu MS SPH


Report Title: Optical and compositional Characterization of RF Magnetron Sputtered Garnet Thin Films.


Advisor: Miguel Levy





2006 Shet Tilvi, Vithal MS SPH


Detection of Micro-Gamma Ray Bursts And Test of Lorentz Invariance.


Advisor: Alex Kostinski

2006 Mensah, Sam MS SPH


Growth and Characterization of Ziinc Oxide Nanostructures.


Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap





2006 Roy, Ankita MS SPH


Hyperspectral Imaging: Correlation Formalism and Application for Diagnostics of RF-Plasma used for Growth of Carbon Nanotubes.


Advisor: Jacek Borysow







2005 Menda, Jitendra MS SPH


Coursework Masters


Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap 





2005 Webb, Adam J MS SPH


A Performance Analysis of NQR Gradiometers in Non-Ideal Conditions.


Advisor: B H Suits





2005 Aleksenko, Vasyl MS SPH


Hydrophobic Scoring of Proteins.


Advisor: Ulrich Hansmann





2004 Wilson, Aaron MS SPH


Time Independent Fourier Transform Spectrometer.


Advisor: J. B. Rafert 





2004 Roland, Teboh MS SPH


Surface Enhanced Isotope Exchange Reactions Between Water and Gaseous Deuteruim.


Advisor: Jacek Borysow 





2004 Vanga, Lakshman Kumar MS SPH


Growth and Processing of Vertically Aligned Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes.


Advisor: Yoke Khin Yap





2004 Mi, Youshi MS SPH


Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation on Volcanic Ash.


Advisor: Raymond Shaw





2004 Vutukuri, Sreenivasulu MS SPH


First-Principles Studies of the Crystal and Vibrational Structure of Pentaerythritol and PETN under Hydrostatic Pressure.


Advisor: Warren F. Perger





2004 Sergeyev, Alex MS SPH


Generation and Characterization of Laboratory Aerosol Particles.


Advisors: Raymond Shaw and Jacek Borysow





2002 Ghimire, Shankar MS SAP


Coursework Masters


Advisor: M. Levy

2002 Lu, Zhaolin MS SPH


Coursework Masters


Advisor: M. Levy

2002 Darling, Joe MS SPH


Coursework Masters


Advisor: D. F. Nitz





2001 Chen, Chen MS SPH


Fabrication, Stoichiometry and Structural Analysis of Single-Crystal PZN-PT Films.


Advisor: M. Levy 





2001 Chye, James MS SPH


Automated Edge Detection for Remotely Sensed Imagery.


Advisors: J. B. Rafert and J. Wells Budd







2000 Che, HaiHong, MS SPH


Source Density Evolution and Luminosity Function of Gamma-ray Bursts.


Advisor: R. J. Nemiroff





2000 Tews, Michael MS SPH


Methodology of Relativistic Autoionization, Application to the Lifetime of the 5d6s6p 4F9/2 State in Ba-.


Advisor: D. R. Beck





1998 Hart, Christopher L. MS SPH


The MTU Visible Hyperspectral Instrument (VHSI) Basic Design, Theory, Operation, and Proof of Concept. 


Advisor: J. B. Rafert 





1997 Cunningham, Robert MS SPH


The Use of Time Domain ESR Spectroscopy for Obtaining Density Profiles of a Compressible Fluid. 


Advisor: J. Borysow 





1997 Park, Yongtae MS SPH


Parity Nonconservation in Ba+ Atoms via CI/MBPT Method and Fine-Structure Splitting of Some High-L States of Helium 


Advisor: W. Perger 





1996 Huang, Jinming MS SPH


Dislocation Motion and Multiplication in Ordered Intermetallics. 


Advisor: E. Nadgorny 





1996 Rathor, Manuj MS SPH


Electrical Characterization of MBE Grown Ge1-xCx Thin Films 


Advisor: M. Krishnamurthy/R. Pandey 





1996 Dong, Chun MS SPH


Monte Carlo Study of the Square-Well Fluid. 


Advisor: B. H. Suits 





1996 Kroner, Philipp MS SPH


Polarization of a High Frequency Modulated Laser Diode for a Multiplexed Optical Communication Link. 


Advisor: J. Borysow 





1995 Puntambekar, Upendra MS SPH


Simulation of Point-Defects in Magnesium Sulfide. 


Advisor: R. Pandey/S. Seidel 





1995 Kulkarni, Manish MS SPH


Signal Processing of Random Phasors: Remote Sensing Applications. 


Advisor: A. B. Kostinski 





1995 Hoin, Francis A. MS SPH


Emission Spectrometry for the Qualitative Determination of Atomic Oxygen Densities in an Oxygen Plasma. 


Advisor: J. Borysow 





1993 Jackson, Robert D. MS SPH


Development of a Time-Domain ESR Spectrometer. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall/L. Leifer 







1992 Zhang, Yajing MS SPH


Selective Etching of Intermetallics. 


Advisor: E. Nadgorny 





1992 Zhong, Zhong MS SPH


An Experimental Study of a GEC Reference RF Plasma Cell: Set Up, Electrical Characterization and Plasma Properties. 


Advisor: E. Nadgorny 





1992 Wang, Rhonghai MS SPH


Positron Lifetime Spectroscopy on Selected Polymers. 


Advisor: J. Waber 





1992 Sood, Sanjay MS SPH


Ab Initio Hartree-Fock Calculations of Structural and Electronic Properties of Magnesium Sulphide and Magnesium Selenide. 


Advisor: R. Pandey 





1992 Pearce, John P. MS SPH


An X-ray investigation of Zn1-xCdxSe / ZnSe Superlattice Crystals. 


Advisor: D. Yoder-Short 





1992 Liu, Yunyi MS SPH


An Investigation of the EPR Spectrum of Divalent Manganese in Zinc Selenide Powders. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall 





1991 Yang, Xiaoyang MS SPH


Hartree-Fock and Monte Carlo Simulation of Alkali Halide Clusters. 


Advisor: R. Pandey 





1991 Witteveen, David M. MS SPH


Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of Volcanic Plumes Using the Thematic Mapper Rapiometer. 


Advisor: A. B. Kostinski 





1991 Plude, Geralyn Y. MS SPH


Nuclear Quadrupole Resonance Imaging of Powdered Solids. 


Advisor: B. H. Suits 





1991 Dai, Houfeng MS SPH


Ab Initio Potential Study of Methane Dimer, Methane Water Dimer and Water Dimer. 


Advisor: D. R. Beck 







1990 Wang, Sha MS SPH


Calculation of Ground and Excited State Energies of Atomic and Molecular Systems Using UHF Theory Coupled with KLP. 


Advisor: A. B. Kunz 





1989 Zhang, Yuenian MS SPH


Electron Spin Resonance Investigation of Magnesium Oxide Single Crystals Containing Mn2+ and Fe3+ Impurities. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall 





1989 Zeng, Peitao MS SPH


Ab Initio Potential Energy Surfaces for CH4-H2O and CH4-H2S. 


Advisor: D. R. Beck 





1989 Yu, Cheng MS SPH


EPR Investigation of the Superconductor YBa2Cu3O7. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall 





1989 Shi, Xiang Jun MS SPH


Study of Electronic Structure in Alkaline-Earth Oxides and Alkaline-Earth Sulfides. 


Advisor: A. B. Kunz 





1989 Lutz, Jerry L. MS SPH


Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Defect Densities in Solids. 


Advisor: B. H. Suits 





1989 Lu, Jianhua MS SPH


Crystal Growth of Cd1-xMnxS by Chemical Vapor Transport. 


Advisor: D. Yoder-Short 



1989 Huang, Kanglin MS SPH


Computer Simulation of Sintering by Surface Diffusion. 


Advisor: J. Jaffe 





1988 Zuo, Jun MS SPH


Simulation of Isovalent Impurities in Magnesium Oxide Using Hartree-Fock Clusters. 


Advisor: A. B. Kunz 





1988 Wilken, Douglas E. MS SPH


An Analysis of Magnetic Field Gradient Coils for NMR Imaging. 


Advisor: B. H. Suits 





1988 Shen, Wei MS SPH


Study of Sintering Mechanism of Ice. 


Advisor: S. M. Lee 





1988 Kaldon, Philip Edward MS SPH


An Ab Initio Study of the K-alpha Spectra of Lithium Ions in Lithium Halides (LiX). 


Advisor: A. B. Kunz 





1988 Cai, Ziyong MS SPH


A Non-Relativistic Study of the Electron Affinities of Bound States in Negative Transition Metal Ions. 


Advisor: D. R. Beck 





1987 Woon, David E. MS SPH


A Correlated Study of the Ground and Excited States of the Vk-center in Lithium Fluoride. 


Advisor: D. R. Beck 





1987 Umlor, Michael T. MS SPH


Imaging Electromagnetic Fields Using the Magnetic Resonance Absorption Spectrum of a Paramagnetic Gas. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall 





1987 Knivila, Allan R. MS SPH


A Correlated Ab Initio Study of Charged Defects in Crystalline Ammonium Perchlorate. 


Advisor: A. B. Kunz 



1985 Thode, Steven MS SPH


Determination of the Hall Coefficient Anisotropy Using Helicon Resonance. 


Advisor: M. Huberman 





1985 Parent, Mark G. MS SPH


Comments on the ESR Spectrum of the Tetragonally Distorted Cr+3 Ion in Magnesium Oxide Single Crystals. 


Advisor: S. A. Marshall 





1984 Fernholz, Richard C. MS SPH


K-X-ray-gamma-gamma Directional Correlation in the Decay of Ba-133. 


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1981 Wetzel, Robert Bruce MS SPH


Optical Phase Function Measurement for Snow Crystals. 


Advisor: M. Gimmestad 





1979 Fealko, Daniel Robert MS SPH


Measurements of Transition Probabilities in Argon. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1978 Reynolds, William R. MS SPH


Prediction Modeling of Surface Temperature of a Conducting Body Interacting with Non-Steady State Ambient Conditions. 


Advisor: S. M. Lee 





1977 Mcewan, Charles J. MS SPH


An Absorption Fine Structure Study of the Cobalt K-Edge in Concentrated Aqueous Solutions. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1977 Lucas, David J. MS SPH


A Gamma-Gamma Directional Correlation Study of the Cs-133 Levels from Ba-133 Electron Capture Decay. 


Advisor: V. R. Potnis 





1976 Root, Joseph J. MS SPH


A Study of the Cobalt K-Absorption Edge in Some Spinels. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1976 Riedlinger, Beth A. MS SPH


Application of the Leopard-Spots Computer Code to the Spent Fuel Storage Problem. 


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1976 Mania Jr, Robert C. MS SPH


The Accumulation and Testing of Apparatus for Gamma Ray Coincidence and Angular Correlation Experiments. 


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1976 Czuhai, Kirk G. MS SPH


A Study of Energy Converting Efficiencies in the United States with the Aid of a Set of Digital Computer Programs to Portray the Future Energy Demands of the Household and Commercial, Transportation, and Industrial Sectors During the Period 1980 to 1990.


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1975 Purdum Jr, Lewis E. MS SPH


Determination of Energies and Relative Intensities of Gamma Rays in the Decay of 111Ag. 


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1974 Shiflet, Gary J. MS SPH


Analysis and Construction of a Thin Film Thermocouple. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1974 LaFleur, Keith G. MS SPH


A Normal Mode Vibrational Analysis of Linear Lattices using the Method of Extra Forces. 


Advisor: S. M. Lee 





1973 Gilbert, John Lee MS SPH


Evaluation of Theoretical Models for the Microwave Radiation from an Argon Induction-Coupled Plasma using a Microwave Radiometer. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1972 Tauke, Glen John MS SPH


A Study of Twinning in Hematite. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1972 Hurlbut, Ronald Scott MS SPH


The Development and Application of an Instrument to Measure Transpiration from Individual Leaves. 


Advisor: D. G. Yerg 





1972 Gekas, James Charles MS SPH


Measurement of the Fermi Neutron Age in Water using a Simulated Infinite Plane Source of Plutonium Beryllium. 


Advisor: D. A. Daavettila 





1971 Van Dyk, David J. MS SPH


A Mossbauer Investigation of the Magnetic Properties of a Natural Crystal of Ilmenite-Hematite Solid Solution. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1971 Rogow, Ricardo MS SPH


Measurement of Energies and Relative Intensities of Gamma Rays in the Decay of 169Yb.
Advisor: V. R. Potnis





1971 Franti, Glenn MS SPH


Electron Diffraction Studies of Twinning in alpha-Hematite. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1970 Marchi, Mark Louis MS SPH


The Design of a Vacuum Chamber for the Detection of Electrons Using a Si(Li) Semiconductor Detector. 



Advisor: V. R. Potnis

1970 Lashmore, David S. MS SPH


An Investigation of Evaporation Techniques for Thin Film Multilayer Dielectric Mirrors. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1969 White, Thomas L. MS SPH


The Vibronics and Infrared Absorption Coefficient for the Finite Non-Symmetrical Diatomic Linear Lattice. 


Advisor: S. M. Lee 





1969 Trapanese, Alfred J. MS SPH


Calibration of a Lithium-Drifted Germanium Detector. 


Advisor: G. P. Agin 





1968 Saunders, Ralph S. MS SPH


A Laser Interferometer for Measuring the Refractive Indices of Gases. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1968 Deyoung, Donald Bouwman MS SPH


Investigation of the Titanomagnetite Mineral Series by Mossbauer Spectroscopy. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1967 Lubaczewski Jr., Ladislaus S MS SPH


Determination of the Electron Density in an Argon Plasma Using a Laser Interferometer. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1967 Cupal, Jerry J. MS SPH


A Study of the Remanent Magnetization in the Basal Plane of Natural Hematite. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1967 Croy, Pamela Ann MS SPH


An Ultrasonic Measurement of Temperature in an Argon Plasma. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1967 Chen, Shou-Sun MS SPH


The Mossbauer Effect in Fe-57 on Silica and Alumina Surfaces. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1967 Barkalow, Bruce Harold MS SPH


A Differential Emissivity Thermopile Calorimeter for Measuring Radiant Heat Exchange. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1966 Stauffer, Donald Raymond MS SPH


Microwave Radiometric Investigations in an Induction-Coupled Argon Plasma at AtmoSPH
eric Pressure. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1966 Pohanka, Robert MS SPH


A Magnetohydrodynamic Measurement of the Boundary Layer Thickness in Mercury. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1966 Odell II, Jack L. MS SPH


Investigating the Magnetic Structure of alpha-Hematite by Mossbauer Spectroscopy. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1965 Sigamoney, Asai Kurugula MS SPH


An Investigation of an Induction-Coupled Argon Plasma at Atmospheric Pressure Using Ultrasonic Probes. 


Advisor: K. M. Baldwin 





1965 Schramm, Raymond E. MS SPH


Mossbauer Analysis of the Magnetic Structure of Hematite. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1965 Murray, Peter R. MS SPH


On the Usefulness of Nonsystematic Zero Intensity X-ray Reflections in Crystal-Structure Analysis. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1964 Suppelsa, Anthony Bernard MS SPH


The Crystal Structure Analysis of Aluminum Nitrate Heptahydrate 





1964 Johnson, James Donald MS SPH


A Partial Solution of the Structure of Magnesium Nitrate Hexa-hydrate. 


Advisor: R. O. Keeling, Jr. 





1964 Hill, Richard Warren MS SPH


A Study of the Crystal Structure of Aluminum Nitrate Nonahydrate. 





1963 Nakayama, Takashi MS SPH


Structural Changes in the Transformation from Hematite to Magnetite. 





1962 DeForest, Sherman Edward MS SPH


Energy Transfer in Jack Pine as Related to Infra-red Reflectivity on Cones, Bark, and Needles. 


Advisor: D. G. Yerg 





1958 Daavettila, Donald A. MS SEP


Dynamic Steam Void Experiment in ZPR-VII. 


Advisor: R. F. Makens

1957 Mattson, Rodney A. MS SEP


The Determination of Soluble Poison Concentrations in H2O. 


Advisor: R. F. Makens

1954 Recksiedler, Arthur Lloyd MS SEP


Two-Step Capture Gamma-Ray Cascades in Cadmium-114 and Chlorine-36.

1954 Dahlberg, Duane Arlen MS SPH


Analyses of Neutron Resonances in the Isotopes of Zinc.

1953 Culp, Richard John MS SEP


A Determination of the Energy of Antimony-Beryllium Photoneutrons. 


Advisor: T. C. Sermon

1974 Kelley, Gary M., MS Geophys


Audio-frequency magnetotelluric survey in Marquette County and Baraga County, Michigan.

1974 Philips, Gerald R., MS Geophys


Shallow resistivity survey of the north-central portion of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.





1974 Rognerud, Walter N., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigation of a gravity anomaly in the central portions of Rockland and Rousseau Quadrangles, Michigan.





1974 Stark, Paul, MS Geophys


Study of the correlation between apparent dynamic elastic moduli and rock grindabilities.





1971 Sweet, Kenneth O., MS Geophys


Velocity gated input for hammer seismic equipment.





1971 Street, Ronald L., MS Geophys


Variations in high freqency [sic] seismic noise spectrums near Houghton, Michigan.

1970 Murray, John C., MS Geophys


Investigation of the grain size dependence of the thermal remanent magnetization of magnetite.

1970 Shoja-Taheri, Jafar, MS Geophys


Geophysical investigation along National Forest Highway 16, Houghton and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan.





1969 Middleton, Robert S., MS Geophys


Remanent magnetism and magnetic susceptibility in the interpretation of ground magnetics, Jamieson Township, District of Cochrane, Ontario.

1969 Aho, Gary Dennis, MS Geophys


Reflection seismic investigation of thickness and structure of the Jacobsville sandstone, Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan.

1964 Voorhis, Gerald D., MS Geophys


Method for computing the magnetization of two-dimensional structures.

1964 Schultz, Richard C., MS Geophys


Study of the apparent dynamic elastic moduli of some anisotropic rocks.





1964 Dzierwa, David John, MS Geophys


Qualitative and quantitative study of the induced polarization phenomenon.





1963 Johnson, William W., MS Geophys


Instrumentation for a practical laboratory method to determine the dynamic tensile strength of rock.





1963 Finnegan, Stephan A., MS Geophys


Study of the effects of transient electromagnetic fields on conductive earth models.





1962 Reuss, Robert J., MS Geophys


Investigation of the use of seismic methods to track meteorological disturbances over Lake Superior and to locate strain releases taking place in the Houghton-Hancock area.





1962 Bufe, Charles G., MS Geophys


Investigation of the remanent magnetization of the Covington Dike.





1961 Hussin, James J., MS Geophys


1959 Helicopter gravity survey in Western Queensland, Australia.





1960 Sterling, Donald L., MS Geophys


Model studies on the usefulness of Gauss' mechanical quadrature formula as a sampling design.





1958 Warren, Elmer J., MS Geophys


Investigation of electrical transient phenomena -- effects of copper content on dielectric constant and resistivity.

1958 Tanis, James I., MS Geophys


Investigation of the elastic properties of longitudinal rock cores under dynamic conditions.





1958 Gendzwill, Don J., MS Geophys


Model study of effect of electrode configuration for detecting induced polarization of vertical formations.





1957 Longacre, Thomas L., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigations in the Cornell area, Michigan.





1956 Herron, Thomas J., MS Geophys


Detection and delineation of subsurface subsidence by seismic methods.





1956 Durfee, George A., MS Geophys


Regional gravity survey of the Cuyuna Iron Range, Minnesota.





1955 Elliot, Charles L., MS Geophys


Study of the design of vertical loop medium frequency electromagnetic induction equipment for geophysical prospecting.





1954 Frantti, Gordon E., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigations in the eastern half of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.





1953 Broman, William H., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigation of the Bear Lake area, Houghton County, Michigan.





1952 Wilson, James G., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigations of Perkins Area, Michigan.





1952 Chapman, Rodger H., MS Geophys


Seismic depth to ledge studies as related to water problems at the Morris Mine, Ishpeming, Michigan.





1952 Campbell, Robert E., MS Geophys


Geophysical investigation of the Silver mountain area - Houghton County.





1950 Wyble, D.O., MS Geophys


Study of the regional gravity of the southwestern end of the Iron River district, Iron River Michigan.





1940 Longacre, William A., MS Geophys


Study of the problem of depth determination by means of earth resistivity measurements.





1938 Sermon, Thomas C., MS Geophys


Null current indicator.





1931 Knaebel, Carl H., MS Geophys


Observation and deduction applicable to measurement of electrical resistivity of large volumes of earth in place.