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.
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(University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)The biexciton-exciton cascade in quantum dots (QDs) yields entangled photon pairs, and recent developments in engineering photonic structures around the dot for efficient light extraction and proper control of the ...
(University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)Peoples' work lives have become ever-populated with transitions across tasks, devices, and environments. Despite their ubiquitous nature, managing transitions across these three domains has remained a significant challenge. ...
(University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)Recent studies have challenged the assumption that Ku-band radar, used by the CryoSat-2 satellite altimetry platform, fully penetrates the dry snow cover of Arctic sea ice in the winter. There is also uncertainty around ...
Quantifying the role of shade on microclimate conditions and water use efficiency of a subalpine wetland in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Kananaskis, Alberta (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)Alpine regions contribute 60 % of annual surface runoff, playing an important role in regulating the global water balance. Many of the world’s major river networks originate from alpine headwater basins, popularizing ...
(University of Waterloo, 2020-01-17)Optical communication systems are vital for high rate telecommunication. Fiber-optic communication system is an excellent choice due to its low loss, high bandwidth, and robustness to electromagnetic interference. However, ...