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    • Thin-Film Transistor Integration for Biomedical Imaging and AMOLED Displays 

      Chaji, G. Reza (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-14)
      Thin film transistor (TFT) backplanes are being continuously researched for new applications such as active-matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) displays, sensors, and x-ray imagers. However, the circuits implemented ...
    • Third-Party TCP Rate Control 

      Bansal, Dushyant (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is the dominant transport protocol in today?s Internet. The original design of TCP left congestion control open to future designers. Short of implementing changes to the TCP stack ...
    • A Three-Port DC/DC Converter (TPC) for Small-Scale Standalone PV-Battery Systems 

      Bakhairiba, Ahmed Mahmood Ghazi Mahmood (University of Waterloo, 2023-09-18)
      While conventional electricity generation relies on fossil fuels like coal, oil, and gas, renewable energy relies on abundant sources like sunlight, wind, water, and geothermal heat, offering eco-friendly alternatives with ...
    • Threshold Voltage Instability and Relaxation in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Transistors 

      Akhavan Fomani, Arash (University of Waterloo, 2005)
      This thesis presents a study of the bias-induced threshold voltage metastability phenomenon of the hydrogenated amorphous silicon (a-Si:H) thin film transistors (TFTs). An application of gate bias stress shifts the ...
    • Throughput and Expected-Rate in Wireless Block Fading Systems 

      Zamani, Mahdi (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-26)
      This thesis deals with wireless channels in uncorrelated block fading environment with Rayleigh distribution. All nodes are assumed to be oblivious to their forward channel gains; however, they have perfect information ...
    • Throughput Limits of Wireless Networks With Fading Channels 

      Ebrahimi Tazeh Mahalleh, Masoud (University of Waterloo, 2007-12-21)
      Wireless Networks have been the topic of fundamental research in recent years with the aim of achieving reliable and efficient communications. However, due to their complexity, there are still many aspects of such ...
    • Throughput Optimization in Multi-hop Wireless Networks with Random Access 

      Uddin, Md. Forkan (University of Waterloo, 2011-05-19)
      This research investigates cross-layer design in multi-hop wireless networks with random access. Due to the complexity of the problem, we study cross-layer design with a simple slotted ALOHA medium access control (MAC) ...
    • Throughput Scaling Laws in Point-to-Multipoint Cognitive Networks 

      Jamal, Nadia (University of Waterloo, 2010-07-08)
      Simultaneous operation of different wireless applications in the same geographical region and the same frequency band gives rise to undesired interference issues. Since licensed (primary) applications have been granted ...
    • Time Synchronization in Distributed Systems without a Central Clock 

      Tadayon, Takin (University of Waterloo, 2019-02-11)
      Time synchronization and a common understanding of the concept of time is an essential and important aspect of modern computing. Among the drawbacks of current and popular methods, such as the Network Time Protocol, ...
    • Time-Aware Dynamic Binary Instrumentation 

      Arafa, Pansy (University of Waterloo, 2017-08-23)
      The complexity of modern software systems has been rapidly increasing. Program debugging and testing are essential to ensure the correctness of such systems. Program analysis is critical for understanding system’s behavior ...
    • Time-Resolved Wall Shear Rate Mapping using High-Frame-Rate Ultrasound 

      Ho, Chung Kit (University of Waterloo, 2018-06-19)
      Arterial wall shear rate is known to be strongly associated with plaque formation and stroke risk. As a non-invasive, point-of-care imaging modality, ultrasound has been applied to perform wall shear rate (WSR) measurements. ...
    • Time-Triggered Program Monitoring 

      Thomas, Johnson (University of Waterloo, 2012-09-21)
      Debugging is an important phase in the embedded software development cycle because of its high proportion in the overall cost in the product development. Debugging is difficult for real-time applications as such programs ...
    • Time-triggered Runtime Verification of Real-time Embedded Systems 

      Navabpour, Samaneh (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-22)
      In safety-critical real-time embedded systems, correctness is of primary concern, as even small transient errors may lead to catastrophic consequences. Due to the limitations of well-established methods such as verification ...
    • Time-Varying Volterra Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits 

      Sarbishaei, Hassan (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-22)
      Today’s advances in communication systems and VLSI circuits increases the performance requirements and complexity of circuits. The performance of RF and mixed-signal circuits is normally limited by the nonlinear behavior ...
    • Timing Predictable and High-Performance Hardware Cache Coherence Mechanisms for Real-Time Multi-Core Platforms 

      Kaushik, Anirudh Mohan (University of Waterloo, 2021-06-18)
      Multi-core platforms are becoming primary compute platforms for real-time systems such as avionics and autonomous vehicles. This adoption is primarily driven by the increasing application demands deployed in real-time ...
    • TiO2 and Biomaterials based Memristor Devices and its In-Memory Computing Applications 

      Ranjan, Shubham (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-01)
      As information technology is moving toward a big data era, the conventional Von Neumann architecture has shown limitation in performance. This is constrained by the large volume of data being continuously fetched and stored ...
    • To Use the Codebook Information or Not: A Study of the Compress-and-Forward Relay Strategy 

      Wu, Xiugang (University of Waterloo, 2009-01-21)
      The motivation of this thesis is to understand how nodes can cooperate in a particular relay channel, say a relay channel with orthogonal link between relay and destination. We are especially interested in the scenario ...
    • Top-Contact Lateral Organic Photodetectors for Deep Ultraviolet Applications 

      Borel, Thomas (University of Waterloo, 2013-09-03)
      Organic semiconductors are very attractive for thin film Organic Photodetectors (OPDs) since they possess a number of desirable attributes for optical sensing including high absorption coefficients over visible and ultraviolet ...
    • Top-Gate Nanocrystalline Silicon Thin Film Transistors 

      Lee, Hyun Jung (University of Waterloo, 2008-06-20)
      Thin film transistors (TFTs), the heart of highly functional and ultra-compact active-matrix (AM) backplanes, have driven explosive growth in both the variety and utility of large-area electronics over the past few decades. ...
    • Topological Insulator-Superconductor Heterostructures and Devices 

      Li, Lin (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
      A 3D topological insulator has fully gapped insulating bulk state but a conducting surface. Such conducting “surface” states are formed with helical Dirac fermions, with spin-momentum strictly locked by spin-orbital coupling. ...


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