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    • Reconstructing quantum molecular rotor ground states 

      De Vlugt, Isaac J. S.; Iouchtchenko, Dmitri; Merali, Ejaaz; Roy, Pierre-Nicholas; Melko, Roger (Physical Review B, 2020-07-06)
      Nanomolecular assemblies of C60 can be synthesized to enclose dipolar molecules. The low-temperature states of such endofullerenes are described by quantum mechanical rotors, which are candidates for quantum information ...
    • Red-shifted Spectrum in Multi-frequency Raman Generation 

      Xu, Zujun (University of Waterloo, 2021-08-27)
      Multi-frequency Raman Generation (MRG) is a promising technique to generate few-femtosecond to sub-femtosecond pulses with high energy conversion efficiency. During the transient MRG experiments coupled with two chirped ...
    • Reducing the electric field sensitivity of a Rydberg state transition by the application of a non-resonant microwave field 

      Jones, Lucas Alexander (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-23)
      The 87Rb 49s->48s Rydberg state transition was rendered insensitive to electric field fluctuations about a 1V/cm dc electric field. This was accomplished by applying a non-resonant 38.445GHz microwave field to modify the ...
    • Reduction of polymer surface tension by crystallized polymer nanoparticles 

      Thompson, Russell; Park, Chul B.; Chen, P. (AIP Publishing, 2010-10-14)
      Self-consistent field theory is applied to investigate the effects of crystallized polymer nanoparticles on polymer surface tension. It is predicted that the nanoparticles locate preferentially at the polymer surface and ...
    • Reference Frames and Algorithms for Quantum Information Processing 

      Sheridan, Lana (University of Waterloo, 2009-08-27)
      The main results of this thesis fall in to two areas, firstly quantum reference frames as a resource for quantum computations and secondly quantum algorithms. The results relating to quantum references consider their scaling ...
    • The Relationship Between Active Galactic Nuclei and Metal-enriched Outflows in Galaxy Clusters 

      Kirkpatrick, Charles (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-25)
      Clusters of galaxies are host to powerful Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN) that greatly affect the thermal history of clusters. By keeping X-ray emitting gas from cooling, massive, run away star formation does not occur in the ...
    • Relationship between vessel diameter and depth measurements within the limbus using ultra-high resolution optical coherence tomography 

      Alabi, Emmanuel; Hutchings, Natalie; Bizheva, Kostadinka; Simpson, Trefford (Elsevier, 2018-01-01)
      Purpose To establish a relationship between the diameter and depth position of vessels in the superior and inferior corneo-scleral limbus using ultra-high resolution optical coherence tomography (UHR-OCT). Methods Volumetric ...
    • Renormalization, Entanglement and Continuous Tensor Networks 

      Franco Rubio, Adrián (University of Waterloo, 2020-07-07)
      The study of the ground states of local Hamiltonians in quantum many-body and quantum field theoretic systems is a source of many research problems of great complexity. Almost in its entirety, this thesis deals with ...
    • Representation, Characterization, and Mitigation of Noise in Quantum Processors 

      Lin, Junan (University of Waterloo, 2023-05-26)
      Quantum computers have the potential to outperform classical computers on several families of important problems, and have a great potential to revolutionize our understanding of computational models. However, the presence ...
    • Representing and Probing Errors in Quantum Information Processing Devices 

      Lin, Junan (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-24)
      The quality of quantum information processing devices has been improving at an unprecedented speed. How to faithfully represent the quality of these devices has become an increasingly imminent problem. In this thesis we ...
    • Resource Theories as Quantale Modules 

      Gonda, Tomas (University of Waterloo, 2021-12-03)
      We aim to counter the tendency for specialization in science by advancing a language that can facilitate the translation of ideas and methods between disparate contexts. The methods we address relate to questions of ...
    • Resources Needed for Entangling Two Qubits through an Intermediate Mesoscopic System 

      Mirkamali, Maryam Sadat (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      One of the main challenges in designing large scale quantum processors is connecting separated qubits. In this thesis, we explore new opportunities that mesoscopic many-body systems provide for creating quantum correlation ...
    • RF-QPC Charge Detector and S-T₊ Qubit in a Lateral Double Quantum Dot Device 

      Mason, Jeffrey (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-18)
      A measurement system is developed for studying a lateral double quantum dot (DQD) device formed in the two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG) of a GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructure. Copper powder and RC filters are constructed to ...
    • Rigid Quasilocal Frames 

      McGrath, Paul (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-23)
      This thesis begins by introducing the concept of a rigid quasilocal frame (RQF) as a geometrically natural way to define an extended system in the context of the dynamical spacetime of general relativity. An RQF is defined ...
    • Ring Resonator Photonic Sensing Device 

      Evans, Andrew (University of Waterloo, 2015-02-20)
      This thesis studies a micro ring resonator sensor structure built using the silicon-on-insulator (SOI) platform. The sensor detects changes in index of refraction with a sensitivity of 21 nm/RIU (RIU stands for refractive ...
    • Ring Resonators for Integrated Optics Applications 

      Gad, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-03)
      Integrated ring resonators have attracted a considerable interest in optical communications because of their small size and wide range of applicability. Here we consider several aspects of these devices, beginning with a ...
    • A ring-polymer model shows how macromolecular crowding controls chromosome-arm organization in Escherichia coli 

      Jeon, Chanil; Jung, Youngkyun; Ha, Bae-Yeun (Nature Publishing Group, 2017-09-19)
      Macromolecular crowding influences various cellular processes such as macromolecular association and transcription, and is a key determinant of chromosome organization in bacteria. The entropy of crowders favors compaction ...
    • Risk associated with H2S evolution in sour aquifers during CO2 injection 

      Ghaderi, Seyyed M.; Keith, David W.; Lavoie, Rob; Leonenko, Yuri (Elsevier, 2011)
      Many aquifers suitable for CO2 sequestration contain measurable concentration of dissolved non-hydrocarbon species. In this paper, the compositional modelling of the CO2 injection into aquifers that contain dissolved ...
    • Robust Optical Engineering for a Trapped Ion Quantum Computer 

      Binai-motlagh, Ali (University of Waterloo, 2022-09-02)
      Trapped ions are one of the leading platforms for the implementation of quantum information processing (QIP), exhibiting one of the highest reported quantum gate and measurement fidelities. The challenge for the platform ...
    • Robust Time-Optimal Control for the One-Dimensional Optical Lattice for Quantum Computation 

      Khani, Botan (University of Waterloo, 2011-10-04)
      Quantum information is a growing field showing exciting possibilities for computational speed-up and communications. For the successful implementation of quantum computers, high-precision control is required to reach ...

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