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Electron Microprobe Theses and Dissertations 

Partial list of results from the Texas A&M University Electron Microprobe

Adams, Aaron J., 2005, Relationships between observed pore and pore-throat geometries, measured porosity and permeability, and indirect measures of pore volume by nuclear magnetic resonance. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 299 p.

Ahmed, Raquib, 1995,Labradorite dissolution in aqueous organic acid solutions: an experimental study. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 64 p.

Ahn, Kyungsoo, 1995, Study of structural and physical properties of early transition metal chalcogenides and halides. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 103 p.

Akin, Erhan, 2010, Effect of aging heat treatments on Ni52Ti48 shape memory alloy. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 89 p.

Al Maharbi, Majid H., 2009, Mechanical flow response and anisotropy of ultra-fine grained magnesium and zinc alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 153 p.

Anatska, Maryna P., 2006, The transport coefficients in (R1.5Ce0.5)RuSr2Cu2O10-5 (R=Gd, Eu) rutheno-cuprates. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 98 p.

Arrieta, Marie, 2012,Low temperature chemical vapor deposition of zirconium nitride in a fluidized bed. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 118 p.

Asthana, Pranay, 2006, Micro- and nano- scale experimental approach to surface engineer metals. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 148 p.

Atli, Kadri, 2011,Thermomechanical cyclic response of TiNiPd high-temperature shape memory alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 208 p.

Ayyildiz, M. F., 2012, Scale dependence of fracture density and fabric in the damage zone of a large displacement continental transform fault. M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 69 p.

Azimov, Ulughbek B., 2001, Effect of test conditions and sample configuration on the AMTEC electrode/electrolyte characteristics measurements in the Sodium Exposure Test Cell experiment. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 124 p.

Badakhshan Raz, Sadegh, 2012, A study of formation and dissociation of gas hydrate. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Baez-Cazull, Susan Enid, 2007, Spatial and temporal controls on biogeochemical indicators at the small-scale interface between a contaminated aquifer and wetland surface water. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 217 p.

Basaran, Burak, 2003, Optimization studies on thermal and mechanical manufacturing processes for multifilament superconducting tape and wire. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 319 p.

Beck, William Cory, 2004, Experimental studies of oxygen isotope fractionation in the carbonic acid system at 15, 25, and 40 (degrees)C. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 47 p.

Becker, A., 2012, Off-fault damage associated with a localized bend in the North Branch San Gabriel Fault, California. M.S. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 79 p.

Berlinguette, Curtis C., 2003, Nanomagnetic molecular materials based on the hexacyanometallate building block: the preparation and characterization of high-spin cluster and chain compounds. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science,

Bhatia, Vasuda, 2001, Blue light emission from a zinc oxide tungsten based monolithic thin-film edge emitter device. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 122 p.

Burger, Katherine, 2003, Impact of leaf-cutting ants (atta texana) on water quality in a groundwater sapping terrain, Nacogdoches and Rusk Counties, Texas. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 154 p.

Burns, Jonathan, 2012, Development of pillared M(IV) phosphate phosphonate inorganic organic hybrid ion exchange materials for applications in separations found in the nuclear fuel cycle. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 167 p.

Cable, Robert E., 2007, Synthesis and characterization of patterned surfaces and catalytically relevant binary nanocrystalline intermetallic compounds. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 165 p.

Carpenter, Thomas, 1995, Dissolution and compaction of albite sand in distilled water and pH-buffered carboxylic acid solutions: experiments at 100ï and 160-ïC. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 68 p.

Cervantes, Pablo, 1999, Volatile contents in subduction-related basaltic magmas from central Mexico: consideration on mantle enrichment processes and low pressure magma degassing during basaltic eruptions. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 97 p.

Cervantes, Pablo, 2007, Tectonic fibrous veins: initiation and evolution. Ouachita Orogen, Arkansas. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 121 p.

Cetin, Hasan, 1995, Multidisciplinary technique to differentiate paleoseismic from creep displacement of faults: tested at the Meers Faults, Oklahoma. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 235 p.

Chanchani, Jitesh, 1994, Pressure solution and microfracturing in primary oil migration upper Cretaceous Austin Chalk, Texas Gulf Coast. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 84 p.

Chen, Xiaole, 2004, Chemisorption and anodic oxidation of aromatic molecules on Pd electrode surfaces: studies by UHV-EC-STM. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 133 p.

Chepin, James F., 1997, A nuclear magnetic resonance study of phase transformation in Cu-Au alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 98 p.

Chung, Jae Won, 2003, The investigation on fibrous veins and their host from Mt. Ida, Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 77 p.

Coughlin, Scott J., 2005, Optimization of the configuration and working fluid for a micro heat pipe thermal control device. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 142 p.

Creasy, John, 2011, THERMAL Properties of uranium-molybdenum alloys: phase decomposition effects of heat treatments. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Davis, Nathan E., 2005, Experimental deformation of natural and synthetic dolomite. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 51 p.

Denham, Miles Edwin, Jr., 1992, Minor non-carbonate authigenic components as indicators of late-stage diagenetic processes in the Smackover Limestone. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 176 p.

Denny, F. Brett, 2005, The Cottage Grove Dike and mafic igneous intrusions in southeastern Illinois and their relation to regional tectonics and economic resources. Southern Illinois Univ Carbondale. Thesis, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, College of Science, 83 p.

Dogan, Ebubekir, 2010, CoNiGa high temperature shape memory alloys. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 108 p.

Downing, Amanda, 2001, Regional geologic characterization of the Second Bone Spring Sandstone, Delaware Basin, Lea and Eddy Counties, New Mexico. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 113 p.

Dronamraju, Sharma, 1997, Reservoir characterization of Yates Formation (Permian, Guadalupian), South Ward Field, Ward County, Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 114 p

Elias, Brian, 1993, Water-assisted time-dependent compaction of quartz sand: an experimental investigation of the effects of clay and pore-fluid composition. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 100 p.

Elmquist, Renee, 1995, Dissolution and compaction of natural quartz sand as functions of temperature, pore-fluid pressure, and strain. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 79 p.

Etika, Krishna, 2010, Stimuli-tailored dispersion state of aqueous carbon nanotube suspensions and solid polymer nanocomposites. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 151 p.

Evatt, Steven R., 1994, Investigation of zinc oxide doped with metal impurities for use as thin film conductive phosphors. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 55 p.

Eyhorn, James M., 2000, Characterization of rare-earth nickel boride carbide and skutterudite thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 172 p.

Fewox, Christopher S., 2008, Ion exchange behavior among metal trisilicates: probing selectivity, structures, and mechanism. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 135 p.

Fiebig, Bradley N., 1999, Development of an improved sodium exposure test cell experiment for characterization of AMTEC electrode performance. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 47 p.

Foley, David Christopher, 2007, Ferritic-martensitic steel subjected to equal channel angular extrusion. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 108 p.

Franklin, Stanley Powell, 1991, The role of carboxylic acids in feldspar and quartz dissolution and secondary porosity development: an experimental study under diagenetic conditions. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 88 p.

Gam, Ki Tak, 2003, Structure-property relationship in core-shell rubber toughened epoxy nanocomposites. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 136 p.

Ganapathy Subramanian, Santhana Gopinath, 2006, A continuous impingement mixing process for effective dispersion of nanoparticles in polymers. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 128 p.

Garcia Orrego, Gloria Stella, 1999, Laboratory evaluation of filtercake cleanup techniques and metallic-screens plugging mechanisms in horizontal wells. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 124 p.

Garcia Orrego, Gloria Stella, 2004, Issues of engineering and geochemistry in the sequestration of carbon dioxide in geological formations-saline aquifers. Texas Tech University. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, College of Engineering, 221 p.

Ghoneim Salem, Hanadi, 1997, Influence of equal channel angular extrusion processing on the physical, mechanical, and microstructural properties of Al-Cu-Li base alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 304 p.

Goberdhan, Helene, 1996, Diagenesis and petrophysics of the Upper Cretaceous, Pictured Cliffs Formation of the San Juan Basin, northwest New Mexico and southwest Colorado. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 143 p.

Gou, Weiping, 2008, A nuclear magnetic resonance probe of group IV clathrates. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 99 p.

Grover, Paul, 1996, Stratigraphy and diagenesis of the Mississippian Bakken Shale-Lodgepole Limestone sequence, Williston Basin, North Dakota. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 168 p.

Guo, Yuyan, 2006, Mixed ionic and electronic conducting electrode studies for an alkali metal thermal to electric converter. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 207 p.

Haglund, John S., 2000, A continuous emission monitor for quantitative measurement of PM10 emissions from stationary sources. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 143 p.

Hampton, Orville Winston, 1997, Rock quarries and the manufacture, trade, and uses of stone tools and symbolic stones in the central highlands of Irian Jaya, Indonesia: Ethnoarchaeological perspectives. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Liberal Arts, 888 p.

Haouaoui, Mohammed, 2005, An investigation of bulk nanocrystalline copper fabricated via severe plastic deformation and nanoparticle consolidation. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 165 p.

Harris, John Pat, 1997, Authigenic minerals in sandstones of the Permian Delaware Mountain Group and their implications on basinal variations in pore fluid chemistry. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 120 p.

Hart, Shirley Dawn, 2006, Analysis and correlation of volcanic ash in marine sediments from the Peru Margin, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 201: explosive volcanic cycles of the north-central Andes. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 92 p.

Harvey, Omar R., 2010, Mechanisms of organic-inorganic Interactions in soils and aqueous environments elucidated using calorimetric techniques. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 147 p.

Hausaman, Jeffrey, 2011, Hot extrusion of alpha phase uranium-zirconium alloys for TRU-burning fast reactors. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Hays, Phillip Dean, 1992, The role of organic matter alteration in sediment diagenesis- the Delaware Mountain Group of west Texas and southeast New Mexico. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 177 p.

He, Wenwu, 2001, Experimental and theoretical modeling of creep compaction of quart sand: rate laws and evolution of porosity and fluid chemistry. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 90 p.

Hedrick, Carroll Lee, 1993, Diagenesis of the Clear Fork Formation (Leonardian) in the Monahans Field, west Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 60 p.

Hefer, Arno W., 2005, Adhesion in bitumen-aggregate systems and quantification of the effect of water on the adhesive bond. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 222 p.

Helmreich, Grant, 2010, Characterization of alpha-phase sintering of uranium and uranium-zirconium alloys for advanced nuclear fuel applications. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Heron, Bretani, 2011,Grain-scale comminution and alteration of arkosic rocks in the damage zone of the San Andreas Fault at SAFOD. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 73 p.

Hess, Thomas R., 1995, A surface investigation of the oxidation behavior of Ti-Cu, Ti-Al and Ni-Zr alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 253 p.

Hilfiger, Matthew Gary, 2010, Incorporation of 4d and 5d transition metal cyanometallates into magnetic clusters and materials, Dissertation. Texas A&M University, College of Science, 209 p.

Hintz, Jena, 2001, Trapping capacity of fault zones, downdip Yegua Formation, Texas Gulf Coast Basin. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 190 p.

Howson, Andrea Melissa, 2010, Mineralogical and microbial controls on iron reduction in a contaminated aquifer-wetland system. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 82 p.

Hutto, Andrew, 2012, Sequence stratigraphy and detrital zircon geochronology of Middle-Late Ordovician Mt. Wilson Quartzite, British Columbia, Canada. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 77 p.

Ibanez, William, 2000, Characterization of the structure and permeability of shear zones in a siliciclastic aquifer. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 240 p

Ilg, Andrea D., 2007, The effect of branch density polyoxymethylene copolymers. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 136 p.

Im, Jae-taek, 2007, Grain refinement and texture development of cast Bi90Sb10 alloy via severe plastic deformation. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 127 p.

Imbrie, Peter K., 2000, The evolution of titanium oxidation at elevated temperature and its oxide scale morphology. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 122 p.

Jana, Pradeep, 1998, Growth and characterization of barium strontium titanate thin films by metal-organic decomposition. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 94 p.

Jetta, Nishitha, 2010, Synthesis and characterization of NiMnGa ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 146 p.

Jolley, Casey, 2012,High-resolution carbon isotope stratigraphy, Pennsylvanian Snaky Canyon Formation, east-central Idaho: implications for regional and global correlations. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences,

Jolley, Darren, 1994, Age-dating implications from the morphologic, petrologic, and isotopic investigations of a calcic soil, Terrell County, Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 85 p.

Jones, Courtney, 2012, Implications of carbonate petrology and geochemistry for the origin of coal balls from the Kalo Formation (Moscovian, Pennsylvanian) of Iowa. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences,

Jung, Woodong, 2008, Petrographic, mineralogic, and geochemical studies of hydrocarbon-derived authigenic carbonate rock from gas venting, seepage, free gas, and gas hydrate sites in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore India. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 155 p.

Karaka, Haluk E., 2007, Magnetic field-induced phase transformation and variant reorientation in Ni2MnGa and NiMnCoIn magnetic shape memory alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 158 p.

Kelley, Jill, 2002, Low temperature alteration of the ocean crust: a study of hydrothermal alteration of basalts from near the Australia Antarctic Discordance of the Southeast Indian Spreading Ridge. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 76 p.

Kennedy, Lori, 1996, Deformation accompanying foreland thrusting: examples from the southern Appalachians and Canadian Rockies. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 127 p.

Kim, Jin-Wook, 1999, Mineralogical and fabric changes during burial diagenesis of shale and their effects on petrophysical properties. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 121 p.

Kim, Joonyeong, 1999, Synthesis and characterization of new chalcogenides with tetrahedral building blocks. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 184 p.

Kim, Yongje, 1995, Aquifer mineralogy and natural radionuclides in groundwater- the lower Paleozoic of central Texas. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 126 p.

Kobashi, Takuro, 2001, Paleogene cooling (55-30 ma) as inferred from oxygen isotope variation within mollusc shells. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 106 p.

Kochyil Sasidharan Nair, Syam Kumar, 2010, Sulfate induced heave: addressing ettringite behavior in lime treated soils and in cementitious materials. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 153 p.

Kockar, Benat, 2007, Shape memory behavior of ultrafine grained NiTi and TiNiPd shape memory alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 134 p.

Kota, Prakash, 1996, Systems approach for evaluation of heavily stabilized bases for paved roads. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 188 p.

Kuhr, Samuel Houston, 2012, An electrolytic method to form zirconium hydride phases in zirconium alloys with morphologies similar to hydrides formed in used nuclear fuel. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 157 p.

Kumar, Parikshith, 2009, Influence of inelastic phenomena on the actuation characteristics of high temperature shape memory alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 134 p.

Kwon, Ohmyoung, 1999, Transport and mechanical properties of saturated Wilcox shale. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 236 p.

Lang, Richard Anthony, 2002, Numerical simulation of comminution in granular materials with an application to fault gouge evolution. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 90 p.

Lee, Chung-I, 1991, Generation and migration of petroleum in the Miocene Monterey Formation, Southern San Joaquin Basin, California. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 188 p.

Lee, Lai Man, 2001, Competitive sorption of pyrene and pyridine to natural clay minerals and reference clay standards. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 53 p.

Lee, Young-Joon, 1997, Models of calcite vein formation. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 169 p.

Leonard, Brian, 2008, Synthesis and characterization of nanocrystalline binary and ternary intermetallic compounds. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 134 p.

Letargo, Maria, 1993, Geothermobarometry and the metamorphic evolution of the Llano Uplift, central Texas. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 125 p.

Lim, Wendy, 2009, Mechanical Properties of Sc0.1Ce0.01Zr0.89O2 Electrolyte material for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 89 p.

Looff, Kurt, 1999, Microstructural and structural analysis of three salt structures of different tectonic regimes. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 265 p.

Lopez Cruz, Nazario, 2010, Tuning the properties of molecular magnets and conductors based on lanthanide and transition metal ions bridged by TCNQ derivatives or cyanometallate ligands by varying the dimensionality of the structure and metal ion identity. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 324 p.

Majid Al-Maharbi, 2009, Mechanical flow response and anisotropy of ultra-fine grained magnesium and zinc alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 174 p.

Malhotra, Rohit, 1991, Active & passive oxidation of dense SiC & Al2O3 composites. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 64 p.

Malicse, Jose Ariel, 1993, Sedimentary processes and facies of a desert fluvial system in southern Death Valley, California. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 90 p.

Manisha, Manisha, 2008, Evaluation of thermal stresses in planar solid oxide fuel cells as a function of thermo-mechanical properties of component materials. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 106 p.

Markley, Christopher Thomas, 2004, Arsenate uptake, sequestration and reduction by a freshwater cyanobacterium: a potential biologic control of arsenic in south Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 115 p.

Marrero Cruz, Mariza R., 2000, Studies on modified AB(, 5) metal hydride electrodes. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 99 p.

Mckone, Charles Joseph, 1991, The composition and diagenesis of the upper Queen Formation (Guadalupian, Permian) at Concho Bluff North and Concho Bluff Queen Fields, Upton and Crane Counties, Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 126 p.

Medvedev, Dmitry Gennadievich, 2004, Design, optimization, and selectivity of inorganic ion-exchangers for radioactive waste remediation. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 151 p.

Melendez Castillo, Maria Georgina, 2007, The effects of acid contact time and rock surfaces on acid fracture conductivity. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 106 p.

Mencer, Donald E., 1991, The preparation, characterization, and surface reactivity of crystalline and amorphous strongly interacting alloys: titanium-aluminum and silver-manganese. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 201 p.

Meng, Fanqin, 2002, Synthetic exploration of ternary rare earth metal-rich tellurides and novel magnetic properties of gadolinium halide clusters. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 168 p.

Meng, Yao, 1997, Provenance of middle to late Miocene clastic sedimentary rocks in the central to eastern Cibao Basin, northern Hispaniola. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 110 p.

Mii, Horng-Sheng, 1992, Isotopic composition of brachiopod shells as indicators of Pennsylvanian marine paleoenvironment of North America. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 129 p.

Mii, Horng-Sheng, 1996, Late Paleozoic environments: carbon and oxygen isotope records and elemental concentrations of brachiopod shells. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 192 p.

Milkov, Alexei, 2001, Gas hydrate stability in the Gulf of Mexico: significance to resource estimation, geohazards, and global change. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 150 p

Mitchell, Lee J., 1999, Interactions of gallium with zircaloy cladding. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 36 p.

Mitzman, Stephanie, 1999, The application of phreeqci, a geochemical computer program, to aid in the management of a wastewater treatment wetland. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 163 p.

Modarres Razavi, Sonia, 2011, Effect of texture on formability and mechanical anisotropy of a severe plastically deformed magnesium alloy. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Moreno Romero, Fidel Enrique, 2000, Experimental investigation of sand consolidation using high-temperature alkaline solution. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 152 p.

Morin, Jeffery Peter, 2007, The significance of ammonium adsorption on Lower Laguna Madre (Texas) sediments. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 212 p.

Muntha, Nageswara Rao Venkat, 1995, Thin film growth and characterization of potassium-tantalate-niobate room temperature ferroelectric. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 81 p.

Murillo-Muneton, Gustavo, 1999, Stratigraphic architecture, platform evolution, and mud-mound development in the lower Cupido Formation (lower Cretaceous), northeastern Mexico. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 153 p.

Muthusami, Jayakumar, 1998, Czochralski single crystal growth, modeling, and characterization of ilmenite. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 101 p.

Nah, Ren Sang, 1999, Fuel-optimal Earth-Mars trajectories using low-thrust exhaust-modulated plasma propulsion. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 187 p.

Neal, Leslie, 2002, Internal structure of the Kern Canyon Fault, California: a deeply exhumed strike-slip fault. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 127 p.

Nilsen, Knut A., 1999, Investigation of sand consolidation using steam for the Tar Zone, Wilmington field, California. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 95 p.

Nobles, Maria Morgun, 2001, Impact of structural interfaces on the transport of chemicals in Vertisols and Alfisols of Texas. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 187 p.

Norasetthekul, Somchintana, 1998, Fabrication of zirconium diboride-copper for electrical discharge machining via selective laser sintering and simulation for copper cathode erosion of plasma torch. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 270 p.

O'Dwyer, Jonathan P., 2005, Developing a fundamental understanding of biomass structural features responsible for enzymatic digestibility. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 328 p.

Oliver, Julie, 1993, Characterization of the mineralogy of the oxidized portion of the overburden and relation of pre-mine mineralogy to success of post-mine reclamation at a lignite mine near Jewett, Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 110 p.

Orofino, James Cory, 2006, Structural fabric of the Palisades Monocline: a study of positive inversion, Grand Canyon, Arizona. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 95 p.

Oron, Asaf, 2001, The Athlit ram Classical and Hellenistic bronze casting. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Liberal Arts, 134 p.

Ortega, Luis H., 2009, Sintered bentonite ceramics for the immobilization of cesium- and strontium-bearing radioactive waste. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 115 p.

Ortensi, Javier, 2000, Rutherford backscattering analysis of gallium implanted 316 stainless steel. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 38 p.

Ozdemir, Nevin, 2012, Size effects in ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering,

Paluri, Rajeshwari S. Lakshmi, 2011, Development and characterization of novel alumina based ceramic matrix composites for energy efficient sliding applications. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 121 p.

Parasiris, Anastasios, 1999, Consolidation of WC-Co by simple shear. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 197 p.

Parker, Paul A., 1998, Electrical resistance measurements of highly inhibited SiC coated carbon-carbon laminates. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 59 p.

Parra-Avila, Luis, 2010, Rediscovering southeast Missouri Mississippi Valley-type Pb-Zn deposits: the Co-Ni enriched Higdon Deposit, Madison and Perry Counties. Thesis, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, College of Science,

Pease, Patrick Philip, 1998, Aeolian sediment transport, Sultanate of Oman and the Arabian Sea. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 120 p.

Penrod, Luke E., 2003, Fabrication and characterization of porous shape memory alloys. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 131 p.

Perry, Houston, 2011, Functional metal phosphonates. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 223 p.

Petko, Craig, 2001, Using fluid buffering equilibria to determine values of H2O activity: an example from the amphibole-bearing spinel herzolites of Caussou, French Pyrenees. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 55 p.

Pickell, Michael, 2012, Detrital zircon geochronology of middle Ordovician siliciclastic sediment on the southern Laurentian shelf. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 128 p.

Piper, Jennifer, 2011, The thermal evolution of the Ouachita Orogen, Arkansas and Oklahoma from quartz-calcite thermometry and fluid inclusion thermobarometry. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences,

Pournik, Maysam, 2008, Laboratory-scale fracture conductivity created by acid etching. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 204 p.

Quinn, Jeffrey Dale, 1991, Optical waveguides in SBN by zinc vapor diffusion. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 52 p.

Reed, Christy Lynn, 1990, The role of oxalic acid on the dissolution of granitic sand: an experimental investigation in a hydrothermal flow-through system. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 53 p.

Revzin, Alexander, 2002, Development of nanocomposite and hydrogel biosensors based on thin film technology. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 163 p.

Rhie, Kungwon, 1993, Hall effect of amorphous transition metal alloys. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 128 p.

Riley, Donald, 1993, Sources of sulfur at Piedmont Springs, national history site, Grimes County, Texas. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 135 p.

Romanek, Christopher Scott, 1991, Carbon isotopic fractionation and precipitation kinetics of synthetic aragonite and calcite grown in dilute solutions. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 84 p.

Routh, Joyanto, 1998, Characterization of organic matter in the Yegua Formation (Brazos County, Texas): relation to microbial processes and depositional environment. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 95 p.

Ruengphrathuengsuka, Wirogana, 1992, Bubble nucleation and growth dynamics in polymer melts. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 195 p.

Russ, Jon L., 1991, Radiocarbon dating of prehistoric rock paintings. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 215 p.

Serrette, Genevieve, 1998, The synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity of sulfated zirconia. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Science, 215 p.

Seymour, Joel C., 2001, The physical properties of mineral aerosols and their transfer to the ocean surface. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 155 p.

Shea, William Thomas Jr. , 1991, The roles or fabric and micas in the deformation of foliated rocks: an experimental study. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 172 p.

Sinclair, John W., 1999, Microstructure and mechanical properties of aluminum 5083 processed by equal channel angular extrusion. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, College of Engineering, 223 p.

Smith, Tad Monnett, 1991, Diagenesis of shallow marine carbonate rocks: isotopic and trace elements constraints from the Mississippian Mission Canyon Formation, central and southwestern Montana. Thesis, Texas A&M University, College of Geosciences, 126 p.

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