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Step-width Adjustment and Sidewall Control in Electron-beam Lithography 

Li, Pengcheng (2010-11-16)
Two-dimensional (2-D) patterns and three-dimensional (3-D) structures increasingly find applications in various devices such as diffractive optical elements, photonic element, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) etc. ...

Stepparents participating in Couples Relationship Education and mental health: Differences at baseline and improvements over time 

Elliott, Caroline (2019-08-09)
The current study involves a sample of 1,313 parents participating in couple relationship education (CRE) programs as part of a larger randomized control trial. Drawing on theoretical assumptions from Family Systems Theory ...

Stereotype Threat, Black Consciousness, Racial Identity, and Psychological Wellbeing: Examining the Fluidity of Biracial Identity 

Hanks, Madison (2021-11-12)  ETD File Embargoed
To date, the majority of research surrounding stereotype threat explores the experiences of monoracial minorities, with little research exploring the intersection of individuals who hold multiple racial identities. Research ...

Stereotypes and signifiers of cultural change: Situating Disney presentations of mental health conditions as feminine 

Markovich, Hayley (2018-04-24)
The purpose of this paper is to study portrayals of mental health conditions in animated children’s film, situating them as feminine. Specifically, it aims to add to the understandings of Disney-Pixar’s portrayals of mental ...

Stewardship of Synthetic Auxins in 2,4-D and Dicamba–resistant Crops and Mitigation of Off-target Movement 

Browne, Frances (2020-05-14)
A series of greenhouse, field, and laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate preemergence (PRE) and postemergence (POST) herbicides for Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri L.) control in addition to assess the ...

Stigma and Cybertherapy 

Reiner, Natalie (2016-12-12)
The present study was designed to shed light on whether people stigmatize individuals seeking cybertherapy less than they stigmatize those who seek traditional therapy. Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk crowdsourcing service, ...

Stigma based on race and mental illness: A diagnostic double whammy 

Bhaju, Jeshmin (2008-08-15)
Negative stereotypes of African Americans and individuals with mental illness persist in our society. Discrimination and prejudice are not as overt as in the past, but they continue to exist in subtler forms. The covert ...

Stigmatization of Adults with Asperger's Disorder 

Butler, Robert (2009-04-30)
Stigmatization is among the many possible challenges that impact the lives of adults with Asperger’s Disorder (AD). There is currently a paucity of literature on stigmatization of adults with AD. This study evaluated if ...

Still I Rise: Agency of Black Collegian Women 

Morawo, Stephanie (2023-05-02)
The research and discourse surrounding Black women in college has continued to expand in its scope in recent years. Scholars have written about Black college women in several ways describing the intersections of their ...

The Stink Bug Complex in Alabama Field Crops with a Focus on the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 

Duke, Savannah (2018-05-02)
The brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål), was first confirmed in the state of Alabama in 2010. Population spread was observed by researchers, prompting further studies in 2014-2017. There are now 29 counties ...

Stitching Individuality Through Conformity: Reading Samplers from the Sarah Stivours Embroidery School 

Bowden, Antonia (2007-05-15)
From the years 1778 to 1794 Sarah Stivours taught Salem, Massachusetts girls the art of sampler-making. Sent to the school to hone their embroidery skills, these affluent young women created needleworks that are wholly ...

Stochastic Differential Equations: A Dynamical Systems Approach 

Hollingsworth, Blane (2008-05-15)
The relatively new subject of stochastic differential equations has increasing impor- tance in both theory and applications. The subject draws upon two main sources, prob- ability/stochastic processes and differential ...

Stochastic Fragment Velocity Analysis of Concrete Masonry Walls under Blast Loading with a Multi Degree of Freedom Model via the Monte Carlo Method 

Hatfield, John (2024-04-29)  ETD File Embargoed
The behavior of concrete masonry unit (CMU) walls under dynamic overpressure loading where dynamic fracture produces secondary fragments is quite complex. The response of a CMU wall is influenced by the material properties ...

A Stochastic Three-Dimensional Cost Estimation System for Hot Mix Asphalt in the State of Alabama 

Xu, Keren (2018-04-30)
Asphalt is one of the most critical commodities for the American infrastructure. It is used as a paving material on the majority of the U.S. roadways. The National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA) estimates that about 94 ...

Stocker Cattle Performance from Grazed Mixtures of Triticale and Wheat with Ryegrass 

Marchant, Kaleb (2014-07-02)
Previous research indicates that beef production from winter grazing in the lower Gulf Coast region is typically greater from monocultures of ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) and wheat (Triticum aestivum) than triticale (× ...

Stockpiled 'Tifton 85' Bermudagrass for Cow-Calf Production as Influenced by Nitrogen Fertilization 

McNamee, Courteney (2014-07-24)
A 2-yr grazing study was conducted to determine effects of rate of N fertilization on productivity and nutritive value of stockpiled 'Tifton 85' bermudagrass for lactating-cow and calf performance. On October 31, 2012 (Yr ...

Stockpiled Tifton 85 Bermudagrass Followed by Grazed Winter Cover Crops as Part of a Stocker Production System for South Alabama 

Bivens, Katherine (2016-07-08)
A 2-yr grazing study was conducted in the fall of 2014 (Yr 1) and 2015 (Yr 2) to evaluate the use of stockpiled Tifton 85 (T85) for backgrounding stocker cattle compared with feeding hay plus supplement during the fall ...

The Stone-Čech Compactification and the Number of Pairwise Nonhomeomorphic Subcontinua of β[0,∞)\[0,∞) 

Lipham, David (2014-05-02)
An introduction to the Stone-Čech compactification $\beta X$ of a normal topological space $X$ is given. The method of invariantly embedding linear orders into ultrapowers is used to find $2^{\mathfrak{c}}$ pairwise ...

Stopover ecology and population dynamics of migratory shorebirds 

Tucker, Anna (2019-04-04)
Migratory animals are declining worldwide, and for many species there are multiple threats to population stability from throughout the annual cycle. Animals performing long-distance migrations use stopover sites en route ...

Storage Stability of Rebaudioside A in Various Buffer Solutions 

Gong, Qianyun (2012-07-20)
Rebaudioside A is a non-caloric high intensity sweetener extracted from Stevia rebaudiana. For it to be used in the food industry, rebaudioside A needs to be stable during processing and storage. Kinetic data on its long ...