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UWSpace is the University of Waterloo's institutional repository for the research and scholarship produced by its faculty, students, and staff. A service of the Library, UWSpace provides researchers with a free, secure, and long-term home for the presentation, dissemination, and preservation of their research and scholarship. By utilizing UWSpace researchers ensure their work achieves compliance with the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.
Looking for Waterloo theses and dissertations? UWSpace contains all theses and dissertations published from October 2006 on, and a subset from 1996 through 2006, when electronic submission was optional. Older theses can be accessed by searching the library catalogue by title or author last name.
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Engineering the Performance of 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Nanotransistors through Quantum Transport Simulations (University of Waterloo, 2021-06-10)Two-dimensional (2D) transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are a class of stable, atomically-thin monolayer materials with unique mechanical and electronic properties, leading to several proposed applications in electronics ...
Development and characterization of stimuli-responsive drug delivery systems to prevent HIV infection and the treatment of chronic wounds (University of Waterloo, 2021-06-10)Patient compliance is very important and highly depends on the drug dosage form which correlates with the success of therapy. Drug delivery systems can be adapted to different pharmaceutical ingredients and to different ...
(University of Waterloo, 2021-06-08)With the recent introduction of the Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c. 16, cannabis production for recreational and medicinal purposes has significantly increased which has resulted in impacts on rural communities. This research ...
Development of a Microfluidic Hemodialysis Device Equipped with an Antifouling Nanoporous Dialysis Membrane (University of Waterloo, 2021-06-08)This thesis presents a microfluidic hemodialyzer and an experimental platform and demonstrates that the performance of a polycarbonate membrane used in a continuous setting that can be comparable to commercial hollow-fibre ...
Effects of beam axial deformations on storey-based critical gravity loads in tension-only semi-braced steel frames (Elsevier, 2021-04-01)If the beams in a structural frame are not connected to slabs or other rigid diaphragms, the beams will axially deform when the frame is subjected to lateral loads, reducing the critical loads and increasing local deflections ...