Repository of Student's Theses

Winter 2014

Andrews, Derek: Activation Energies of Spark Plasma Sintered Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels

Harker, Eric: Scalable Interconnect Model for Tower Jazz SBC18

Heiner, Josh: Numerical Modeling of Positron Anhilation

Tolman, Malachi: Modifying TALYS to Implement Custom Nuclear Level Densities

Fall 2013

Cliche, Dylan: Measuring and Modeling Concentrations of Defects in Metallic Samples Using Positron Anhilation Spectroscopy

Larson, Kyle: Spherical Bulge Testing of Thin Film X-Ray Windows

Muller, Scott: Solar Spectroscopy and the Rotational Doppler Effect

Newey, David: Optimization of Ammonium Nitrate Solid Rocket Fuel

Withers, Joseph: Resolution Limits of In-Line Holographic Imaging Systems

Spring 2013

Butterfield, Aaron: EXPLORATION OF THE PHASE FIELD FRAMEWORK MARMOT TO INCLUDE ANISOTROPIC GRAIN BOUNDARIES WITH MOLECULAR DYNAMICS

Winter 2013

Barrett, John: COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF POSITRON ANNIHILATION IN SOLIDS

Carmack, Joseph: EXTENDING SYMMETRY-MODE ANALYSIS TO DETERMINING MAGNETIC SUPERSTRUCTURE SYMMETRY

Clark, Steven: Detailed Background Analysis for Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

Dailey, Ben: Development of a New Method and Apparatus for the Measurement of Water Vapor Transmission Rates (WVTR) in Packaging Materials

Hill, Joe: ESTIMATING BINARY BLACK-HOLE MERGER SIGNALS

Laughlin, Kevin: More Efficient Data Collection with Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy

Lofgran, Stefan: Thin Film Deposition & Vacuum Technology

McNair, Carson: MAXIMIZATION OF OIL RECOVERY FROM AND REMEDIATION OF OIL-BASED DRILL CUTTINGS BY CHEMICAL TREATMENT AND CENTRIFUGATION

Nicolaysen, Sean: BALLOON-BORNE MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING OF VEGETATION FOR THE MONITORING OF CARBON DIOXIDE LEAKS ORIGINATING FROM A SIMULATED GEOLOGIC CARBON SEQUESTRATION FACILITY

 

Fall 2012

Knight, Jedi: Lagrangian Particle Tracking and Atmospheric Microscale Turbulence

 

Spring 2012

Decker, Karl: THE TIME DEPENDENCE OF THE X-RAY TRIBOLUMINESCENCE OF ADHESIVE TAPE

McGuire, Kelly: Surface Distribution and X-ray Emission From Scotch Tape

Scott, Phil: Measuring the Thickness of Thin Metal Films

Rodriguez, Juan: Photodiode light Dectector Calibration and Optical System Alignment Methods

Wilson, Jon: VISUALIZATION OF MODIS DATA IN THE BLENDER ENVIRONMENT: OR SCIENCE IN A BLENDER

Winter 2012

Pincock, Dallin: Positron Annihilation and the W-Parameter

Baird, Lorin: SURFACE TENSION DRIVEN FLOW OF MICRO PARTICLES

Lemmon Bhattarai, Sarah: Telescopes & Cameras

Keller, Brad: Benefit of Visual Survey Data System

Andersen, Allen: Microwave Optics Research

Kackstaetter, Marianne: Variable Star Observation of UX Hercules and XZ Draco and 24-inch Telescope Control Program

Murray, Bryce: Effects of Including Parity Ditributions on Neutron Induced Cross Sections

Fall 2011

Barney, Josh: PyTran

Cameron, Kayla: DETECTION OF TRANSITTING EXOPLANETS

Spring 2011

Lafranceschina, Jacopo: POSITRON ANNIHILATION DEFECT IMAGING (PADI)

Winter 2011

Francis, Ben: Construction of Components of a Strontium Ion Interferometer

Hawkins, Russell: A HYPOTHETICAL STUDY OF VALLEY CROSSWINDS

Fall 2010

Ferguson, Amy: EXTERNAL QUANTUM EFFICENECY OFA CADMIUM TELLURIDE CADMIUM SULFIDE PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL

Fuller, Scott: RESEARCH CAPABILITIES OF BYU IDAHO TELESCOPE AND VARIABLE STAR STUDY OF RV URSA MAJOR

Spring 2010

Jones, Cameron: Astrophotography Using the Brigham Young University-Idaho Mak-Newt Telescope

Winter 2010

Bunker, Carolyn: Effects of Wind Direction and Speed Turbulence and Wind Shear

Monson, Jonathan: Effects of Annealing on Shot Peened Copper

Williams, Tyson: Keeping Materials Safe in a Nuclear Reactor

Zachreson, Matt: MODELING TRACE ION FLOW IN AN INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA MASS SPECTROMETER USING THE DRIFT-DIFFUSION EQUATION

Winter 2009

Christenson, Wayne: TUNGSTEN STM TIP PRODUCTION METHODS AND EVALUATION

Hansen, Aaron: A PROOF OF CONCEPT FOR A METHOD OF SENDING WEATHER DATA TELEMETRICALLY

Heilmann, Nathan: Extreme Ultraviolet LIght Polarimetry

Starks, Berkley: The Effect of the E1 Strength Function on Neutron Capture Cross Sections

Fall 2008

Dumais, Heidi: True Color BVR Imaging From Astronomical Exposures

Francom, Brian: X-ray Fluorescence Instrument Calibration

Sanders, Cameron: Characterization and Applications of 100-300 MEV Electron Beams

Schaeffer, Daniel: Fabrication of Tungsten Fiber Arrays in Glass and Electrochemical Etching of Tungsten Wire