Honours Theses 2000-2011

A list of our Honours Theses (2000-2011) is given below.  Hard copies of the theses are maintained in the Department of Physics Office located in Huggins Science Hall Room 225 as well as in the Vaughan Memorial Library.

Year

Author

Supervisor

Title

2011 LeBlanc, Matthew S. Barkanova/A. Canepa
Top-Antitop Cross-Section Measurement Strategy with the ATLAS Detector at the LHC
2011 Mason, Geoffrey C. Bennett/M. Robertson Detection of charge density waves in TaS3 using SEM EBIC
2011 Webber, Daniel M. Robertson Development and characterization of a near-infrared cathodoluminscence system
2010 Murowinski, Emma M. Robertson/C. Stanley Results of a ground magnetic survey over Bloody Creek bolide impact crater, near Bridgetown, Nova Scotia
2010 Parsons, David C. Bennett An investigation of the effects of Sn alloying additions in the Ni-Mn-Ga ferromagnetic shape memory alloy system

2009

Granville, Dal

P. Williams

Development of a device for measuring the electromechanical properties of single molecules

2009

Hally, Kathryn

S. Barkanova

The production of mu and tau neutrinos in core-collapse supernovae

2009

Granek, Justin

M. Robertson/P. Pufahl

Ultra high-resolution imaging of brachiopod shells: Assessing their robustness as paleo-environmental indicators

2009

Raffel, Krista

M. Robertson/T. Monchesky

TEM characterization of MnSi layers grown on silicon [111] substrates

2008

Yuill, Sandra

M. Robertson

Cathodoluminescence investigation of semiconductor nanostructures

2008

Moore, Nathan

S. Barkanova

A theoretical determination of electron-nucleon parity-violating asymmetry

2008

Jones, Donald

S. Barkanova

Reduction of uncertainties for the QP weak experiment

2008

De Boer, Tristan

C. Bennett

Charge density waves in indium intercalated Nb3Se4

2008

Gessner, Ryan

S. Barkanova

Radon gas education and mitigation in Nova Scotia

2007

Delong, Braden

M. Robertson/R. Haynes

Simulation and optimization of electron microscope diffraction contrast images by the Bloch-wave method

2007

Mailman, Nick

C. Bennett

Investigation of martensitic transformation temperature in Ni-Mn-Ga ferromagnetic shape memory alloys

2006

Burns, Megan

C. Bennett / M. Robertson

Characterizing semiconductor quantum dots by transmission electron microscopy

2006

Corkum, Matthew

M. Robertson/R. Karsten

Wind driven currents in the Antarctic

2006

Ellis, Chelsey

S. Barkanova

Higgs production through quark collision

2006

Mac Lachlan, Jean

C. Bennett / M. Robertson

High resolution transmission electron microscopy studies of AxNb3Te4

2006

Murphy, Stefan

P. Williams

Synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles

2006

Thompson, Rob

M. Robertson

Field emissions from vertically aligned carbon nanotubes

2005

MacDougall, Robert

C. Bennett/ M. Robertson

Charge density waves in Zn­xNb3Te4: Effects of Zn intercalation

2005

Quirk, Sarah

S. Barkanova

Nucleon structure and violation of parity

2005

Tonita, Aaron

S. Barkanova

Radiative corrections  and solar neutrino oscillations

2005

Webb, Gus

M. Robertson

Quantum dots: Numerical simulations, elastic fields, and TEM images, Oh My!

2004

Cui, Xiaoxiao

M. Robertson/P. Williams

Development of a low-cost, precision gravimeter

2004

Oliver, Eric Curtis

M. Robertson/H. Teismann

Optical bistability and soliton switching in an optical ring cavity

2004

Stafford, Randall

M. Robertson/J. Roff

Miniaturization of a wet oxidation method for determination of carbon content of copepods and daphnia using a fibre-optic microspectrometer

2003

Quilliam, Jeffrey

C. Bennett

Tip-sample interactions in scanning tunnelling microscopy

2002

Crosby, Matthew

M. Clayton

Boson stars : The properties and stability of a complex scalar field coupled to gravity

2001

Mullins, Dana

C. Bennett

Charge density waves in low-dimensional metals

2001

Cameron, Heather

B. Latta / K. Tapping

The Sun at 21 cm : The properties of active regions and how they are related to the S-component of solar radio emission at 21-cm wavelength

2001

Ball, Mark Geoffrey

M. Clayton

Maximizing the power of the second harmonic frequency of a 1.153μm Laser

2000

Ferrier, Graham

C. Bennett

A TEM study of Microstructural development in nickel aluminum bronze alloys

2000

Pesklevits, Michael

C. Bennett

Charge density waves in layered chalcogenide compounds