Graduate Theses defended at the Physics Department
94 results

2017

2016

2014

2013

  • Yousef Rohanizadegan, "Generalization of the BTK Theory to the Case of Finite Quasiparticle Lifetimes", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2013. [bibtex]
  • Michelle Przedborski, "Planar Topological Defects in Unconventional Superconductors", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2013. [bibtex]

2012

  • Sepiedeh Pirasteh, "Crystallinity, Magnetic and Electrical Properties of Bi doped LaVO3 and self synthesized LaVO3+V2O3 composites", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2012. [bibtex]
  • Yang Pan, "The Effects of Annealing URu2Si2 on the Resistivity and Meissner Effect", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2012. [bibtex]
  • Egor Ospadov, "Application of Reptation Quantum Monte Carlo and Related Methods to LiH", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2012. [bibtex]
  • Laila Obied, "Infrared Spectroscopy of Gadolinium", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2012. [bibtex]

2011

  • Peng Xiao, "Crystal Growth and Characterization of Li0.9Mo6O17", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2011. [bibtex]
  • Jason Manson, "Optical Properties of Sb2Te3 and Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors Sb1.97V0.03Te3and Sb1.94Cr0.06Te3", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2011. [bibtex]
  • Ivana Komljenovic, "Elucidation of Mechanism of Cell Lysis by Chlorhexidine: A Biophysical Approach", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2011. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Biljana Indovski, "Electronic, Magnetic, and Thermal Properties of Pb2-xAxCrO5 (A = K or La)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2011. [bibtex] [pdf]

2010

  • Michael Potalivo, "Crystal Growth, Characterization and Point Contact Spectroscopy on CuxTiSe2", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Brandon DesRoches, "Surface Effect Ferromagnetism in Pure and Reduced Strontium Titanate", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2010. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Brad Dempsie, "Far-Infrared Reflectance Along the C-axis of the Charge Stripe Superconductor La1.875Ba0.125CuO4", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2010. [bibtex]

2009

  • Patrick Reuvekamp, "Magnetic and transport properties of (Ba1-xKx)Fe2As2", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2009. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Panteha Razavi, "X-ray diffraction of a gram-negative bacterial membrane mimetic", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2009. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • M. Sedigh Ghamari, "Developing a Numerical Inverse-Theory-Based Extraction of Orientation-Dependent Relaxation Rates from Partially-Relaxed Spectra", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2009. [bibtex] [pdf]

2008

  • Sara Sadeghi, "Order and membrane organization in chlorhexidine-lipid mixtures", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex]
  • Anthony Madubuonu, "Far-Infrared Optical Properties of V and Cr doped Sb2Te3", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Bao Chang Liu, "Electric and magnetic properties of LaV1-xO3", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex]
  • Sarah Kefayati, "Confocal and Two-Photon Microscopy: Image Enhancement", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex]
  • Mojtaba Hajialamdari, "Crystal Growth, Raman Scattering and Optical Properties of the Superconductor Cd2Re2O7 (16O, 18O)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex] [pdf]
  • Shahab Jamali Gharetape, "Electric and magnetic properties of LaV1-xO3", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex]
  • Gary Fekete, "Phonon spectra and thermodynamic properties of rare gas solids based on empirical and semi-empirical (ab initio) two body potentials: A comparative study", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2008. [bibtex]

2007

  • Yu Li, "Diffusion Monte Carlo study of electronic properties for H and Be atoms", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2007. [bibtex]
  • Nazanin Hossein Khah, "Optical Properties of Organic Superconductor k-(BETS)2FeBr4", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2007. [bibtex]
  • Fatema Eftekhari, "Infrared Spectroscopy of Mg-doped SrRuO3 Thin Films", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2007. [bibtex]

2006

  • Wenqi Ran, "Ultrasonic Attenuation in Layered Superconductors", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2006. [bibtex]

2005

  • Helia Jalili, "Properties of NaxCoO2", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2005. [bibtex]
  • Talayeh Hezareh, "Study on the Properties of Piezoelectric Materials and Manganese-based Oxide P", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2005. [bibtex]
  • Avid Farhoodfar, "Interaction between vortices and impurities in a d-wave superconductor", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2005. [bibtex]
  • Qiuping Bian, "Phonon Spectra and Thermal Properties of Some fcc Metals Using Embedded-Atom Potentials", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2005. [bibtex]

2004

  • Mohammad Mehdi Yazdanian, "Preparation of SrMg$_x$Ru$_{1-x}$O$_3$ Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • Graeme Wardlaw, "Kr-Ar Laser Raman Spectrometer for Low Temperature Measurements", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • Zuzana Trskova, "NMR Characterization of Chlorhexidine in Lipid-Based Formulations", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • Stanislav Ocadlik, "Far-Infrared Spectroscopy of Heavy Fermion Superconductor CeCoIn$_5$", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • J. Robert Klassen, "The design and calibration of a reflectance spectrometer using SrTiO3", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • Amir Keyvanloo, "Extracting Ramachandran torsional angle distributions from 2D NMR data using Tikhonov regularization (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]
  • Ivana Bosa, "Exact Property Estimation from Diffusion Monte Carlo with Minimal Stochastic Reconfiguration", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2004. [bibtex]

2003

  • Roshanak Teymoori, "LA1-xSRxMNO3 as a Candidate for a Room Temperature Pressure Sensor", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2003. [bibtex]
  • Henrich Ploczek, "Pressure dependence of superconducting properties of MgB2", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2003. [bibtex]

2002

  • Adan Brown Holden, "Far infrared optical properties of the heavy fermion superconductor UBe13", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2002. [bibtex]

2001

  • Miroslav Hornik, "Quantum Monte Carlo study of electrostatic polarizabilities of H and He atoms (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2001. [bibtex]
  • Rodica Ellison, "Far infrared reflectance and optical properties of organic superconductor (TMTSF)2ClO4", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2001. [bibtex]

2000

  • Sarkis Y. Jacob, "Systematic studies of the effect of pressure on magnetic and electronic properties of La2/3Ca1/3MnO3 thin films with various thicknesses", Master's thesis, Brock University, 2000. [bibtex]

1999

  • Tatiana Zaraiskaya, "Effect of the position in mono-unsaturated phospholipids on the dynamics of model membranes", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1999. [bibtex]
  • Martin Snajdr, "Histogram filtering as a tool in variational Monte Carlo optimization (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1999. [bibtex]
  • Mylo G. Hildebrand, "The infrared optical properties of Sr2RuO and SmTiO including an object-oriented and resistivity interface", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1999. [bibtex]
  • Melissa A. Castle, "Calculation of the magnetic field penetration depth for high-Tc cuprate superconductors based on the interlayer pair tunneling model", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1999. [bibtex]

1998

  • Tomas Roch, "Study of colossal magnetoristance and pressure effects in 2/3Ca1/3MnO3 thin films", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1998. [bibtex]
  • Stephanie Recker, "Pulsed laser deposition of superlattices of YBCO and PrBCO compounds", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1998. [bibtex]
  • Halima Hawesa, "Set-up and evaluation of a mid-infrared reflectometer and investigation of the optical properties of doped tin telluride alloys", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1998. [bibtex]

1997

  • Peter Langfelder, "Calculation of nondifferential properties for atomic ground states (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1997. [bibtex]

1996

  • William Reid, "Monte Carlo study of the XY-model on quasi-periodic lattices", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1996. [bibtex]
  • Robert Pinnegar, "Phonon dispersion curves and atomic mean-square displacement for several fcc and bcc materials", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1996. [bibtex]
  • Launy Paul, "Simultaneous extraction of order parameters and orientational distribution functions from 31P NMR spectra of magnectically partially oriented phospholipid bilayers", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1996. [bibtex]
  • Katarin Baskin, "Transmission measurements using a new far infrared set-up", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1996. [bibtex]

1995

  • James Murdoch, "Magnetic and high pressure studies in the YPd5B3C.3 system", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1995. [bibtex]
  • Andrej Dobos, "Variational Monte-Carlo estimation of the dissociation energy of CuH using correlated sampling (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1995. [bibtex]

1994

  • Tatiana Startseva, "Specific heat of UPd2Si2", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1994. [bibtex]

1993

  • Peter Belohorec, "Optimization of the valence energy variance of the CuH molecule (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1993. [bibtex]

1992

  • Son Ha Nguyen, "The measured variation of the Debye-Waller factor of aluminum from 295K to 815K by using the energy dispersive X-ray diffraction technique", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1992. [bibtex]
  • Tareg Elsahlli, "Composition analysis of high Tc superconducting thin films by quantitative X-ray fluorescence", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1992. [bibtex]
  • Khaled Elozi, "Low frequency Raman scattering in amorphous materials: Quartz, "Pyrex" boro-silicate glass and soda lime silicate glass", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1992. [bibtex]

1991

  • Ibrahim Elyaseery, "X-ray diffraction from Al powder using energy dispersive technique", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1991. [bibtex]
  • Nouri M. Elmiladi, "Thermodynamic properties and Debye-Waller factor of fcc materials", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1991. [bibtex]
  • Giamal F. Abdussalam, "Magnetic properties of the Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 single crystal", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1991. [bibtex]

1990

  • Ronald Rogge, "Study of heat capacity measurement methods for small samples", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1990. [bibtex]
  • Jeffrey Martin, "A treatment of atomic mean-square displacement in higher order perturbation theroy", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1990. [bibtex]
  • Fathalla Hamed, "Pressure dependence of spin fluctuations in metallic glasses Zr75Ni25, Zr75(NixFe100-x)25 and ZrxFe100-x", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1990. [bibtex]
  • Peter Arberg, "Calculation of the optical conductivity for the Anderson impurity model using the Slave-Boson technique (Governor-General's Gold Medal)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1990. [bibtex]

1989

  • Hermann Hübschle, "On the equation of state and atomic mean-square displacement of crystals", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1989. [bibtex]

1988

  • Fariba Mahini, "Pressure dependence of superconductivity in amorphous NixZr100-x Alloys", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1988. [bibtex]
  • Janice P. Longo, "The finite bandwidth model for spin fluctuations in Pd", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1988. [bibtex]

1985

  • Richard F. Delogu, "An analysis of decoupling procedures in generating thermal Green's functions of O(λ4) by the Zubarev equation of motion method", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1985. [bibtex]

1984

  • Paul Tulonen, "An experimental investigation of dechanneling in copper single crystals", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1984. [bibtex]
  • Fredrick C. Shanes, "Application of λ4 perturbation theory in calculating the equation of state of rare gas solids and fcc metals", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1984. [bibtex]
  • Gernot Heiser, "Molecular dynamics calculation of mean-square displacement in alkali metals and rare gas solids and comparison with lattice dynamics", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1984. [bibtex]

1979

  • Martin VanderSchans, "On the anharmonic, multi-phonon, Debye-Waller contributions to the phonon-limited resistivity of metals: applications to Na and K", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1979. [bibtex]
  • Arthur Manz, "On the path integral formulation and the evaluation of quantum statistical averages", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1979. [bibtex]
  • S.M. Javed Hussain, "Rotation-electronic interactions in the 3p-complex Rydberg state of water", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1979. [bibtex]
  • Sajalendu Dey, "On the formulation and calculation of the anharmonic contributions to the Debye-Waller factor in metals (sodium)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1979. [bibtex]
  • Hans Braül, "Brillouin spectroscopy: Measurements of elastic and photoelastic constants of some alkali halide crystals", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1979. [bibtex]

1978

  • David R. Wright, "Dechanneling of 2 MeV He+ in Gold", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1978. [bibtex]
  • Alan Leaver, "The band structure of CdO", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1978. [bibtex]

1977

  • Y. Turker Gonenc, "On the Ewald method and the quartic Helmholtz free energy of an anharmonic metallic crystal", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1977. [bibtex]

1974

  • Klaas Westera, "An application of cell-cluster theory to a rare gas crystal", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1974. [bibtex]
  • Lloyd Cimprich, "Coriolis effects in symmetric top spectra", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1974. [bibtex]

1973

  • Swaminathan Kumar, "The diffusion of 60Co in Zr50Ti50 alloy", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1973. [bibtex]
  • Shenouda Gad-El-Rab, "An anharmonic contribution to the Helmholtz free energy O(λ6)", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1973. [bibtex]

1971

  • Leslie Wilk, "Anharmonic Helmholtz free energy to hr size=3>O(λ4) in the non-leading term approximation", Master's thesis, Brock University, 1971. [bibtex]