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  • Engineering Effective Hamiltonians for Magnetic Resonance 

    Haas, Holger (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-22)
    Effective Hamiltonian engineering is a powerful technique that utilises time-dependent perturbation theory to suppress or enhance certain effects that arise from otherwise weak Hamiltonian terms, when an experimenter ...
  • Exploring the Accessibility Gap: Quantifying Transport Disadvantage in the City of Toronto 

    Lee, Janelle (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-19)
    Researchers and policymakers have become increasingly interested in understanding the intersection between transportation and equity. Many scholars argue that it is important to understand transportation through an equity ...
  • Constructing China’s National Food Security: Power, Grain Seed Markets, and the Global Political Economy 

    Gaudreau, Matthew (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-19)
    What is China’s place in the global food system? This thesis provides an analytical lens to explain the factors behind the structure of China’s national seed industry and recent global agribusiness expansion. Scholars of ...
  • The Vertex Algebra Vertex 

    Rapcak, Miroslav (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-19)
    This thesis reviews some aspects of a large class of vertex operator algebras labelled by $(p,q)$ webs colored by non-negative integers associated to faces of the web diagrams [1,2,3,4]. Such vertex operator algebras ...
  • Children use ownership to understand actions and preferences 

    Pesowski, Madison (University of Waterloo, 2019-07-19)
    Actions are often dictated by an individual’s desires. While this may be appropriate in many situations, there are important exceptions, such as when an individual desires someone else’s property. Across three papers, this ...

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