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Doctoral Dissertation


PhD Dissertation
ATOMISTIC DISORDER EFFECTS ON STRUCTURAL, ELECTRONIC AND PHONONIC PROPERTIES OF Si
1-xGex

(To be published in June 2011)

          Abstract         
          Chapter 1    Introduction
Chapter 3    Phonons in Si1-xGex
Chapter 6    Energy Deposition and Sputtering
Chapter 7    Physics of Ripple Formation 
Chapter 8    Conclusion



Masters thesis
A NEW APPROACH TO NUMERICAL SOLUTION OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL MIXED-BOUNDARY-VALUE ELASTIC PROBLEMS
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  • Abstract (PDF)
  • Table of Contents (PDF)
  • Introduction (PDF)
  • General Elastic Formulation (PDF
  • Displacement potential function formulation (PDF)  
  • Boundary Conditions (PDF)  
  • Numerical Solution (PDF)  
  • Application of shi-formulation to example problem (PDF)
  • Conclusions and Recommendations (PDF)  
  • References (PDF)
  • Figures: Modeling (PDF), Results (PDF)
  • Computer Code (written in Visual C++) (PDF)
  • Appendix: Programming Philosophy, Flowchart, and description of input files (PDF)