Welcome to UWSpace
UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author last name.
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(University of Waterloo, 2023-09-22)This thesis aims to develop and implement mathematical and numerical techniques to enable the study of deviations from General Relativity (GR) in the nonlinear regime. The focus is on studying the nonlinear dynamics of ...
(University of Waterloo, 2023-09-22)Quantum field theory (QFT) in curved spacetime focuses on the analysis of quantum fields—representing fundamental particles and their interactions—within a curved spacetime geometry, accounting for relativistic effects. Among ...
Synthesis of Molybdenum-Based Nanomaterials with High Photothermal Conversion Efficiencies by Femtosecond Laser Ablation in Liquid (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-22)Photothermal therapy is a novel cancer treatment that can be an alternative or useful supplement to traditional cancer treatments. It relies on nanomaterials which target and accumulate in tumor cells to absorb near infrared ...
(University of Waterloo, 2023-09-22)The mass loss observed from glaciers in the Canadian Arctic is unprecedented over recent decades (Hugonnet et al., 2021) and is the third largest contributor to global sea level rise (Derksen et al., 2019). One way in which ...
The influence of soil moisture, oxygen, and temperature on naphthalene biodegradation and CO2 and CH4 effluxes (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-22)Petroleum hydrocarbons (PHCs) are essential to the functioning of the industrialized world yet serve a potential threat to human and ecosystem health when they inadvertently enter the environment. In recent decades, ...