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    • The Ten Stone Ranges Structural Complex of the central Mackenzie Mountains fold-and-thrust belt: a structural analysis with implications on the Plateau Fault and regional detachment level 

      MacDonald, Justin (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-01)
      The Cordilleran Orogen affected majority of the western margin of ancient continental North America in the Cretaceous, which is well recorded in the Foreland Belt. The Mackenzie Mountains fold-and-thrust belt is located ...
    • Tensor Networks and the Renormalization Group 

      Hauru, Markus (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-24)
      Tensor networks are a class of methods for studying many-body systems. They give a geometrical description of the internal structure of many-body states, operators, and partition functions, that can be used to implement ...
    • Tensor networks, quantum spin chains, and quantum field theory 

      Zou, Yijian (University of Waterloo, 2020-07-07)
      Understanding the universality class of continuous phase transition is of central importance in condensed matter physics. In one spatial dimension, the universal properties are encoded in the conformal field theory (CFT), ...
    • The tertiary amide and carbamoyloxy groups in aromatic directed metalation synthesis of polysubstituted benzene and pyridine derivatives 

      Miah, Jalil (University of Waterloo, 2014-06-04)
      Includes bibliographical references.
    • Testate Amoebae as a Performance Indicator of Ecosystem Establishment in Wetlands Impacted By Oil Sands Processed Materials 

      Legg, Allison (University of Waterloo, 2009-05-14)
      Mining for oil sands in the Athabasca Basin in northeastern Alberta is rapidly expanding. As economics continue to drive growing mining practices, waste management, reclamation and bio-monitoring strategies are becoming ...
    • Testing classical and quantum theory with single photons 

      Mazurek, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-19)
      To date, quantum theory is the most successful physical theory that has been discovered. However, there is still the possibility that an inconsistency between experimental observations and the predictions of quantum theory ...
    • Testing the Extremes of Initial Mass Function Variability using Compact Stellar Systems 

      Cheng, Chloe Mai Tam (University of Waterloo, 2022-07-29)
      The initial mass function (IMF) is a cornerstone in star formation and galaxy evolution studies. It has traditionally been assumed to be universal, but this has been challenged by increasingly detailed observations of ...
    • Testing the Universality of Entropic Segregation at Polymer Surfaces 

      Mahmoudi, Pendar; Forrest, William; Beardsley, Tom; Matsen, Mark (2018)
      This study addresses entropic segregation effects at the surfaces of monodisperse and bidisperse melts. For the monodisperse melts, we focus on the segregation of chain ends to the surface, and for the bidisperse melts, ...
    • The TFOS Dry Eye Workshop II: Executive Summary 

      Craig, Jennifer P.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Azar, Dimitri T.; Belmonte, Carlos; Bron, Anthony J.; Chauhan, Sunil K.; de Paiva, Cintia S.; Gomes, José A.P.; Hammitt, Katherine M.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nichols, Jason J.; Nichols, Kelly K.; Novack, Gary D.; Stapleton, Fiona; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Wolffsohn, James S.; Sullivan, David A. (Elsevier, 2017-08-07)
      This article presents an Executive Summary of the conclusions and recommendations of the 10-chapter TFOS DEWS II report. The entire TFOS DEWS II report was published in the July 2017 issue of The Ocular Surface. A downloadable ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Executive Summary 

      Nichols, Jason J.; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Bron, Anthony J.; Belmonte, Carlos; Ciolino, Joseph B.; Craig, Jennifer P.; Dogru, Murat; Foulks, Gary N.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Nichols, Kelly K.; Purslow, Christine; Schaumberg, Debra A.; Stapleton, Fiona; Sullivan, David A. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      Contact lens discomfort (CLD) is a frequently experienced problem, with most estimates suggesting that up to half of contact lens wearers experience this problem with some frequency or magnitude. This condition impacts ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Introduction 

      Nichols, Jason J.; Jones, Lyndon W.; Nelson, J. Daniel; Stapleton, Fiona; Sullivan, David A.; Willcox, Mark D. P. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      For many years, the contact lens field had focused on safety associated with contact lens wear—and for good reason, given the lack of understanding of the risk factors and etiology of serious complications such as microbial ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Report of the Contact Lens Interactions With the Ocular Surface and Adnexa Subcommittee 

      Efron, Nathan; Jones, Lyndon W.; Bron, Anthony J.; Knop, Erich; Arita, Reiko; Barabino, Stefano; McDermott, Alison M.; Villani, Edoardo; Willcox, Mark D. P.; Markoulli, Maria (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      The report of this subcommittee concerns the impact of contact lenses (CLs) on the ocular surface, with a particular emphasis on CL discomfort (CLD). We define the ocular surface, its regional anatomy, and the physiological ...
    • The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Report of the Contact Lens Materials, Design, and Care Subcommittee 

      Jones, Lyndon W.; Brennan, Noel A.; González-Méijome, José; Lally, John; Maldonado-Codina, Carole; Schmidt, Tannin A.; Subbaraman, Lakshman; Young, Graeme; Nichols, Jason J. (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2013-10-18)
      Examining the role of the contact lens material, design, and the care system is fundamental to understanding contact lens discomfort (CLD). However, a systematic review that tries to determine the governing factors is ...
    • Th/U ratios in metamorphic zircon 

      Yakymchuk, Chris; Kirkland, Christopher L.; Clark, Chris (Wiley, 2018-03-05)
      The Th/U ratios of zircon crystals are routinely used to help understand their growth mechanism. Despite the wide application of Th/U ratios in understanding the geological significance of zircon U–Pb ages, the main controls ...
    • Thallium Tellurides as Thermoelectrics 

      Guo, Quansheng (University of Waterloo, 2015-12-11)
      Noting the steadily worsening problem of depleted fossil fuel sources, alternate energy sources become increasingly important, such as thermoelectrics that may use waste heat to generate electricity. To be economically ...
    • Theoretical Analysis of A Protected Superconducting Qubit 

      Shen, Feiruo (University of Waterloo, 2015-11-02)
      In the past few decades, quantum computation has become an active area of research due to prospects to execute high-efficiency quantum algorithms. Quantum algorithms promise to accelerate many practical computation problems, ...
    • Theoretical Investigations on Two-Dimensional Optical Ion Trapping 

      Sun, Zewen (University of Waterloo, 2022-01-25)
      Trapped ion systems have become one of the important platforms for quantum information processing (QIP) experiments. However, conventional Paul ion traps suffer from micromotion effect, which makes it difficult to extend ...
    • Theoretical studies of frustrated magnets with dipolar interactions 

      Stasiak, Pawel (University of Waterloo, 2009-12-18)
      Several magnetic materials, in the first approximation, can be described by idealised theoretical models, such as classical Ising or Heisenberg spin systems, and, to some extent, such models are able to qualitatively expose ...
    • Theoretical study of non-relativistic electron dynamics under intense laser fields 

      Long, Zijian (University of Waterloo, 2012-04-09)
      Strong field approximation (SFA) is the most important approximation in the analytical theory of intense laser matter interaction. Based on SFA many analytical theories have been developed such that a broad spectrum ...
    • Theory and Applications of Josephson Photomultipliers 

      Govia, Luke Colin Gene (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-31)
      This thesis describes the back action of microwave-photon detection via a Josephson photomultiplier (JPM), a superconducting qubit coupled strongly to a high-quality mi- crowave cavity, and the applications of these devices. ...

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