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    • Low to High Strain Rate Characterization of DP600, TRIP780, AA5182-O 

      Rahmaan, M. Taamjeed (University of Waterloo, 2015-03-18)
      Advanced High Strength Steels (AHSS) and aluminum alloys are currently of great interest in the automotive industry due to their superior strength-to-weight ratio and good formability. This research work presents the results ...
    • Low Vision Service Provision by Optometrist: A Nationwide Survey 

      Lam, Hoi Yi Norris (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-29)
      Purpose: The prevalence of age-related visual impairment is projected to increase as the Canadian population ages. As a result, the demand for low vision service is also projected to increase. However, there is a lack ...
    • Low Voltage Electrostatic Actuation and Displacement Measurement through Resonant Drive Circuit 

      Park, Sangtak (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-26)
      An electrostatic actuator driven by conventional voltage control and charge control requires high actuation voltage and suffers from the pull-in phenomenon that limits its operation range, much less than its entire gap. ...
    • Low-Complexity Multi-User MIMO Algorithms for mmWave WLANs 

      Aldubaikhy, Khalid (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-24)
      Very high throughput and high-efficiency wireless local area networks (WLANs) have become essential for today's significant global Internet traffic and the expected significant global increase of public WiFi hotspots. Total ...
    • Low-Complexity Near-Optimal Detection Algorithms for MIMO Systems 

      Izadinasab, Kazem (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-29)
      As the number of subscribers in wireless networks and their demanding data rate are exponentially increasing, multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) systems have been scaled up in the 5G where tens to hundreds of antennas ...
    • Low-Cost Visual/Inertial Hybrid Motion Capture System for Wireless 3D Controllers 

      Wong, Alexander (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-10)
      It is my thesis that a cost-effective motion capture system for wireless 3D controllers can be developed through the use of low-cost inertial measurement devices and camera systems. Current optical motion capture systems ...
    • Low-density Parity-check Codes for Wireless Relay Networks 

      Zhou, Xinsheng (University of Waterloo, 2013-12-09)
      In wireless networks, it has always been a challenge to satisfy high traffic throughput demands, due to limited spectrum resources. In past decades, various techniques, including cooperative communications, have been ...
    • Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting 

      El-Rayes, Karim (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-03)
      The demand for portable permanent sources of electrical energy increases every day to power portable or non-accessible devices. Energy harvesting from vibrations offers a non-traditional source of energy. It is renewable ...
    • Low-Frequency Piezoelectric Energy Harvester with Novel 3D Folded Zigzag Design and High Power Density 

      Bath, Dilpreet (University of Waterloo, 2018-07-09)
      Cantilevers have been widely used for vibration energy harvesting applications using piezoelectric materials due to their simple geometries, frequency tune-ability, and closed form analytical solution. Recent studies have ...
    • Low-Leakage ESD Power Supply Clamps in General Purpose 65 nm CMOS Technology 

      Elghazali, Mahdi (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-20)
      Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is a well-known contributor that reduces the reliability and yield of the integrated circuits (ICs). As ICs become more complex, they are increasingly susceptible to such failures due to the ...
    • Low-noise Amplifier for Neural Recording 

      Srivastava, Rachna (University of Waterloo, 2015-10-30)
      With a combination of engineering approaches and neurophysiological knowledge of the central nervous system, a new generation of medical devices is being developed to link groups of neurons with microelectronic systems. ...
    • Low-Power High-Performance Ternary Content Addressable Memory Circuits 

      Mohan, Nitin (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Ternary content addressable memories (TCAMs) are hardware-based parallel lookup tables with bit-level masking capability. They are attractive for applications such as packet forwarding and classification in network ...
    • Low-Power Soft-Error-Robust Embedded SRAM 

      Shah, Jaspal Singh (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-08)
      Soft errors are radiation-induced ionization events (induced by energetic particles like alpha particles, cosmic neutron, etc.) that cause transient errors in integrated circuits. The circuit can always recover from such ...
    • Low-Power, Low-Voltage SRAM Circuits Design For Nanometric CMOS Technologies 

      Shakir, Tahseen (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-30)
      Embedded SRAM memory is a vital component in modern SoCs. More than 80% of the System-on-Chip (SoC) die area is often occupied by SRAM arrays. As such, system reliability and yield is largely governed by the SRAM's performance ...
    • Low-temperature characterization of dielectric loss at microwave frequencies in aluminum oxide 

      Otto, Martin (University of Waterloo, 2015-04-09)
      Superconducting quantum devices have gained increasing interest over the past 15 years because of their role as promising candidates for implementing a large-scale quantum computer and as ultra-sensitive detectors. ...
    • Lower Bounds and Derandomization 

      Gardezi, Jaffer (University of Waterloo, 2008-08-26)
      A major open problem in complexity theory is to determine whether randomized complexity classes such as BPP, AM, and MA have any nontrivial derandomization. This thesis investigates the derandomization of two randomized ...
    • Lower Bounds on Quantum Query and Learning Graph Complexities 

      Rosmanis, Ansis (University of Waterloo, 2014-07-22)
      In this thesis we study the power of quantum query algorithms and learning graphs; the latter essentially being very specialized quantum query algorithms themselves. We almost exclusively focus on proving lower bounds for ...
    • Lower Limb Biomechanics in Walking, Running and Cycling: Implications for Overuse Injury 

      Chuang, Tyler (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-27)
      A common anecdotal theory among endurance athletes is that cycling results in fewer knee injuries compared to running. This is thought to be due in part to a lower impact ground reaction force in cycling, compared to ...
    • Lower order terms of moments of L-functions 

      Rishikesh (University of Waterloo, 2011-06-17)
      <p>Given a positive integer k, Conrey, Farmer, Keating, Rubinstein and Snaith conjectured a formula for the asymptotics of the k-th moments of the central values of quadratic Dirichlet L-functions. The conjectured formula ...
    • Lox: Protecting the Social Graph in Bridge Distribution 

      Tulloch, Lindsey (University of Waterloo, 2022-05-26)
      Access to the open Internet, free from surveillance and censorship, is an important part of fulfilling the right to privacy. Despite this, in many regions of the world, censorship of the Internet is used to limit access ...


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