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The Revolt of the Majors: How the Air Force Changed After Vietnam 

Michel, Marshall L., III (2006-12-15)
During the Vietnam War, the United States Air Force had performed inconsistently and after the war was faced with a number of challenges. Many of the Air Force senior leadership felt that the challenges could be resolved ...

RF Characterization and Modeling of 14nm RF FinFETs 

Zhang, Jiabi (2019-12-04)  ETD File Embargoed
This work focuses on the characterization and compact modeling of RF characteristics of both n- and p-channel transistors fabricated using 14-nm FinFET technologies. DC I-V, as well as its higher order derivatives, C-V, ...

RF Design and Analysis of a Novel Elliptical Reduced Surface Wave Antenna for Wireless Applications 

Jacobs, Joshua (2010-04-02)
The Reduced Surface Wave (RSW) antenna is a relatively new class of microstrip patch antenna. An RSW antenna has the ability to drastically reduce both surface and lateral wave radiation, which leads to an increase in ...

RF Linearity Analysis In Nano Scale CMOS Using Harmonic Balance Device Simulations 

Kopalle, Deepika (2005-12-15)
In this thesis, Intermodulation Linearity characteristics of CMOS have been analyzed using power series and Harmonic Balance(HB) Method. Harmonic Bal- ance method is a frequency domain steady state analysis method used ...

RF Reconfigurable Filter 

Tong, Yucheng (2017-04-15)
In this paper, a fully differential noise-cancelling LNA (Low Noise Amplifier) with out-of-band rejection notch filter combined with a programmable gain-boost N-path bandpass filter is proposed. The wide-band noise-cancelling ...

RF Sensing for Internet of Things: When Machine Learning Meets Channel State Information 

Wang, Xuyu (2018-07-24)
With the rapid development of Internet of Things (IoT) techniques, RF sensing has found wide applications for, e.g., indoor localization, activity recognition, and healthcare. In this dissertation, we investigate the problem ...

RFIC Design for Software-Defined Radio Receiver Frontend 

Liao, Dongyi (2013-11-11)
This thesis presents an RF receiver frontend with a 4-path passive mixer for software defined radio (SDR) applications. By utilizing frequency translation property of the passive mixer, the out of band interference experiences ...

RFID data cleansing with Bayesian Filters 

Gong, Zhitao (2017-01-09)
People spend a significant amount of time in indoor spaces (e.g., office buildings, subway systems, etc.) in their daily lives. Therefore, it is important to develop efficient indoor spatial query algorithms for supporting ...

Rheological and Chemical Evaluation of Aging Resistant Binder Technologies 

Keuliyan Rodriguez, Faustina (2022-05-02)
Asphalt binder is a dark-colored cementitious hydrocarbon material, with a complex chemical composition that is heavily dependent on crude oil source and manufacturing process. Binder chemistry has been modelled as a ...

Rheology, Structure, and Stability of Carbon Nanotube-Unsaturated Polyester Resin Dispersions 

Kayatin, Matthew (2008-12-15)
In this research, the first detailed study characterizing the dispersion of carbon nanotubes into an isophthalic unsaturated polyester resin was performed. To eludicate the potential for mechanical property enhancement, ...

Rhetoric, Ethics, and Health Identities in the FDA's Drug Approval Process 

Fitzgerald, Erin (2022-07-12)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation examines how health identities are rhetorically constructed and discursively taken up in the FDA’s new drug application (NDA) documents. The project specifically focuses on approval processes related to ...

Rich Instruction of Mathematical Academic Vocabulary to Enhance Mathematics Achievement of Elementary School Students 

Tarpley, Carol (2015-05-07)
Mathematics scores on national and international tests for students in the United States have indicated that students in the United States have procedural understanding of mathematics but lack conceptual understanding ...

Ridge Regression based Development of Acceleration Factors and closed form Life prediction models for Lead-free Packaging 

Arunachalam, Dinesh Kumar (2011-07-25)
The thermo-mechanical mismatch caused by the difference in the coefficient of thermal expansion between the electronic part and the printed circuit board results in shear strains in the solder interconnects during thermal ...

Right to Farm Laws: A Thematic Analysis 

Walker, Fiona (2017-04-20)
Sociological research has devoted scant attention to the state-specific laws and their impact on agriculture and rural communities in the United States. This proposal analyzes Right- to-Farm laws, statutes that exist in ...

The Right to Represent: The Transformation of Topsy in Robert Alexander's I Ain't Yo' Uncle 

Allen, Stephanie (2007-08-15)
For my master’s thesis, I intend to examine the reception of “Topsy” in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin from the date of publication as a novel in 1852 through 1892. I will investigate and demonstrate the struggle ...

Right-to-Farm: Dispossession of Community in Rural America 

Boutwell, Crystal (2020-05-04)
Practices of industrialization are changing rural landscapes despite oppositional efforts of community members. This thesis explores the themes of power and loss in rural areas impacted by industrial agriculture and how ...

Riluzole prodrug alters hippocampal glutamatergic function: a mechanism for the amelioration of synaptic plasticity and memory deficits observed in a preclinical Alzheimer’s disease model 

Pfitzer, Jeremiah (2023-12-11)  ETD File Embargoed
Glutamate-mediated hippocampal hyperexcitability has been linked to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Previous research suggests that drugs aimed at mediating glutamate dysregulation may also be useful AD ...

Riparian Woody Plant Diversity, Composition, and Structure across an Urban-Rural Land Use Gradient in the Piedmont of Georgia, US 

Burton, Michele (2006-12-15)
Riparian forests are increasingly threatened by urban expansion and land use change worldwide. Understanding the impacts of urbanization on riparian forests is critical because riparian areas provide a variety of important ...

The Rise of the Islamic Movement in Sudan 1945-1989 

Abdelwahid, Mustafa (2008-05-15)
Using a wider theoretical framework and recognizing the gaps that exist in studying political Islam, this study utilized Social Movement Theory (SMT) in examining the rise of the Islamic Movement in Sudan (1945-1989). ...

Rising Health Care Costs and the Two Price Market: The Impact of Third-Party Payers 

Robinson, Joshua (2007-12-15)
Martin Feldstein wrote several important papers in the 1970s concerning the reciprocal growth of health care inflation and insurance levels. This paper attempts to develop a new theoretical model based on a two-price ...