Rice University Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Rice University makes its graduate theses and dissertations available online at no cost to end users. These electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) cover the period from 1918, when the first dissertation was issued to H. E. Bray, through the most recently processed graduating year. Occasionally a thesis or dissertation may be be missing from the repository. If you are unable to find a specific dissertation, please let us know and we will attempt to make it available through the repository, provided that the author has not elected for it to be embargoed.
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Nonlinear Nanophotonic Systems for Harmonic Generation, Parametric Amplification, Optical Processing and Single-Molecule Detection (2015-02-19)Metallic nanoparticles support collective oscillations of conduction-band electrons, in response to light incidences. Such phenomenon is called localized surface plasmons, which confine large electromagnetic fields in ...
(1965)During the English Civil Wars a number of men turned their attention to serious land problems caused by new economic, religious and political factors which were destroying the feudal manorial land system. This paper is an ...
(1965)The results of numerous vibratory tests on model piles in clay are presented in this thesis with the purpose of studying the behavior of piles subjected to vibratory loadings. The effects of pile length, time after driving, ...