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Optical study on hexagonal boron nitride
This dissertation reveals the origins of deep-impurity and near band-edge optical transitions in h-BN, the temperature and layer number dependence of energy band gap of multiple-layer h-BN, and the temperature dependence ...
Sex-talk: Uncovering the rhetorical strategies of abstinence and comprehensive sex education campaigns in the United States
(Texas Tech University, 2007-05)
A rhetorical analysis of abstinence and comprehensive sex education campaigns utilizing William R. Brown's model, the Rhetoric of Social Intervention (RSI). RSI is applied to the Abstinence Clearinghouse (for abstinence) ...
Nanosecond pulse discharges in electronegative gases
Experiments have been conducted using C^Fn-Ar and SFg-N^ mixtures as f i l l i ng gases in a uniform-field spark gap subjected to highly overvolted nanosecond pulses. The electrode separation is 1 cm. U.V. radiation is ...
Effects of choir participation and gender on fifth and sixth graders' attitudes towards music and intentions to enroll in secondary music ensembles
(Texas Tech University, 2006-08)
Research has shown that students involved in music at a young age, with teacher and parental support, have a higher occurrence of participating in music at the secondary level. This research project compares two groups of ...
Validation of dog treats and bones for the presence of Salmonella through in-plant analysis and inoculation challenge studies
Salmonella is a continual problem within the pet food industry. Salmonella in pet food and treats can lead to a potential human Salmonella infection through the handling of these products. The objective of this experiment ...
Effect of using a nursing-essential advanced organizer in a collaborative learning activity to learn pathophysiology
Pathophysiology, the study of disease, is a foundational subject within the curriculum of professional nursing programs. Nursing students in a pathophysiology course in 2008 reported difficulty discerning salient and ...
Mora county, New Mexico, and Tapetes de Lana: Weaving the tapestry of poverty and cultural preservation
Mora County, New Mexico, has rich natural beauty and a long history of economic success followed by failure. The future of the county is uncertain, but a nonprofit corporation, Tapetes de Lana, has been founded to revive ...
(Texas Tech University, 1967-08)
First Recital Sonata in C major, K. 296 -- Mozart Rumanian Folk Dances -- Bartok Suite in A minor, Op. 10 -- Sinding Second Recital Quartet No. 6 in G major, Op. 101 -- Shostakovich Concerto No. 3 in B ...
James Pinckney Henderson in Europe: The diplomacy of the Republic of Texas, 1837-1840
(Texas Tech University, 1976-12)