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Dissertations from 2013

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The Performance of Gender Archetypes in Political Campaigns, Lia N. Rohr

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INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE EFFECTS OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE VAGUS NERVE ON NOREPINEPHRINE IN THE CORTEX AND HIPPOCAMPUS OF EXPERIMENTALLY BRAIN INJURED AND UNINJURED RATS, Rodney W. Roosevelt

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Personal Protective Equipment and Laboratory Safety Training: The Roles of Attitude, Subjective Norm, and Perceived Control, Ami A. Ruffing

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INFLUENCES OF DISEASE-DRIVEN AMPHIBIAN DECLINES ON ECOSYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN PANAMANIAN HEADWATER STREAMS, Amanda T. Rugenski

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The role of the periaqueductal gray in modulation of acute and chronic pain: Actions of drugs with analgesic properties on periaqueductal gray neuronal network, Vijaya K. Samineni

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RESTORING CONNECTIVITY IN PARTITIONED WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS, Izzet Fatih Senturk

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SHIFTING LEGITIMATING ACCOUNTS IN A CHANGING INSTITUTIONAL FIELD: AN ANALYSIS OF THE ORGANIC FOOD INDUSTRY, 1990-2011, Michael J. Sheridan

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RESVERATROL INHIBITS PROSTATE CANCER GROWTH AND METASTASIS BY TARGETING AKT/MICRORNA-21 PATHWAY, Sandeep Sheth

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CALCIUM SENSING RECEPTOR FUNCTION IN COLON: A ROBUST PROMOTER OF DIFFERENTIATION AND TUMOR SUPPRESSOR, Navneet Kumar Singh

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Cultivating Sagehood in the Zhuangzi: Hanshan Deqing's Unified Reading of the Inner Chapters, Travis William Smith

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The Transformation of Self: A Study of Classic American Pragmatism, Ning Sun

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DEVELOPMENT OR DEPENDENCY? THE EMERGING CHINESE CULTURAL-LINGUISTIC TV MARKET AND IDOL TV DRAMA IN TAIWAN AND CHINA, Yuhui Tai

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PROTOTYPES OF STUDENT VETERANS WITH POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AND TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AMONG FACULTY IN ILLINOIS PUBLIC FOUR-YEAR UNIVERSITIES, Kathy J. Taylor

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Exploring The Influence of Burkean Aesthetics on Late Eighteenth-Century British Representations of India and North America, Iva Marie Thompson

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CONGRESS Y: How Party Leaders Manage The House Of Representatives, Brendan Toner

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Explicit Factorization of Generalized Cyclotomic Polynomials of Order $2^m 3$ Over a Finite Field $F_q$, Cemile Tosun

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QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF STOCHASTIC MODELS IN MATHEMATICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, Kursad Tosun

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An Evaluation of Resistance to Change with Unconditioned and Conditioned Reinforcers, Kristina K. Vargo

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An Assessment of Deficits in Simple Discrimination Following Frontal Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats: The Relative Contribution of Motor Deficits, Motivation Deficits and Neuroprotective Drug Administration, Cole M. Vonder Haar

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Understanding the Use of Graphic Novels to Support the Writing Skills of a Struggling Writer, Christina Linda Voss

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An Inquiry into How iPads are Used in Classrooms, Phu Hoang Vu

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On the Analysis of Firm Value and Idiosyncratic Volatility, Yuqin Wang

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Watching the Watchdogs: Defining Journalists in the United States, Wendy Marie Weinhold

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Prioritizing Preparedness: Extreme Heat and Climate Change Preparation of Midwestern Health Departments, Alicia B. Wodika

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Interplay of Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Fields in III-N Nanostructures for LED Applications, Krishna Kumari Yalavarthi

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Constructing Accurate Synopses for Database Query Optimization and Re-optimization, Feng Yu

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THE EFFECTS OF RELIGIOUS RESOURCES ON MUSLIM-AMERICANS' POLITICAL IDEOLOGY AND VOTING BEHAVIOR, Mohammad A. Zannoun

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MAKING MYTH MATTER: INTERROGATING NARRATIVE AND RECONSTRUCTING METANARRATIVE IN CLASSICAL MYTH ADAPTATION, Erin Zimmerman

Dissertations from 2012

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INVESTMENTS IN PRODUCT QUALITY WITH HETEROGENEOUS FIRMS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM BANGLADESH, Kazi Sabbir Ahmed

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TEMPERATURE AND LEAKAGE AWARE TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE CACHE RELIABILITY, Adil Akaaboune

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DEVOTION AND FRIENDSHIP THROUGH FACEBOOK: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACH TO LANGUAGE, COMMUNITY, AND IDENTITY PERFORMANCES OF YOUNG TURKISH-AMERICAN WOMEN, Aslihan Akkaya

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KNOWLEDGE, PERCEPTIONS, AND BEHAVIORS OF RUSSIAN COLLEGE STUDENTS REGARDING HPV, HPV-RELATED DISEASES, AND HPV VACCINATION, Maria Vladimirovna Alexandrova

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SPECIATION STUDIES FOR BIOGENIC VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS AND SECONDARY ORGANIC AEROSOL GENERATED BY OZONOLYSIS OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND MIXTURES, Hardik Surendra Amin

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Religious Factors and Status Attainment among US Immigrants, Nadia Amin

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Computer-based decision-support methods for hydrological ecosystem services management, Kimberly Artita

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The Military, Economy and the State: A New International System Analysis, Muhammed A. Asadi

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Criterion-Related Validity of Narrow-Trait Personality for Predicting Job Performance, and the Test of Mediating Mechanisms, Alen Avdic

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ENHANCEMENT OF CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER IN INTERNAL FLOWS USING AN ELECTRICALLY-INDUCED CORONA JET, Reza Baghaei Lakeh

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PEDAGOGICAL AND CULTURAL PHENOMENA OF ON-DEMAND WRITING INSTRUCTION, Deborah L. Bell

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Landscape genetics of northern bobwhite and swamp rabbits in Illinois, Leah Berkman

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AVERSIVE RACISM AND POLITICAL IDEOLOGY: CONTEXT-DEPENDENT DECISIONS AND PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS, Seth Allen Berry

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RESISTANCE TO CULTURAL SEXUAL OBJECTIFICATION: MEASUREMENT DEVELOPMENT AND PSYCHOMETRIC EVALUATION., Sonya Kyrsten Bettendorf

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The Role of Competitive Capabilities and Stakeholder Pressure in the Adoption of Environmental Practices and Business Performance, Teresa K. Betts

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SAVE `US' AND LET `THEM' DIE: CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF HOW NEW YORK TIMES SOLD U.S. POLICIES TOWARD RWANDAN GENOCIDE AND KOSOVO CRISIS, Kiran K. Bharthapudi

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UNIVERSAL CONTROL OF NOISELESS SUBSYSTEMS FROM SYSTEMS WITH ARBITRARY DIMENSION, Clifford Allen Bishop

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Health Educators as a Think Tank: Recommendations to Improve Health Care Reform Proposals and Potential Roles for the Profession, Kadi R. Bliss

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EVIDENCE OF ANXIETY: WOMEN'S AGENCY AND ENGAGEMENT LAW IN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND FILM, 1880-1935, Carl Nicholas Bloom

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ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND RELATIONAL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PARTICIPATION OF CHRISTIAN AFRICAN AMERICAN MOTHER-DAUGHTER DYADS: A SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY ANALYSIS., Jevonne Delores Bradley

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Identification and characterization of novel small RNAs in Desulfovibrio vulgaris Hildenborough, Andrew Burns

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EFFECTS OF CHARACTER VOICE-OVER ON PLAYERS' ENGAGEMENT IN A DIGITAL ROLE-PLAYING GAME ENVIRONMENT, JaeHwan Byun

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Fly Ash Zeolite Catalyst Support for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Adam Campen

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Testing inattention as a predictor of graphomotor and cognitive processing speed in unmedicated, young adults, when depression and working memory are controlled, Prama Chakravarti

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PREDICTORS OF MULTITASKING BEHAVIOR AND THE IMPACT OF MULTITASKING ON LEARNING, Tree Chang

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Strengths in Intersecting Identities: The Experience of Being Black and a Sexual and Gender Minority, Ryan Anne Cheperka

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THE CHOICE OF WATER SUPPLY SOURCES FOR U.S. CITIES, Farhat Jahan Chowdhury

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Factors influencing post-acute brain injury rehabilitation treatment outcome, Nicholas Joseph Cioe

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The Social Construction of Rural Lesbian Identities, Margaret Cooper

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YOU'RE THERE IN THE TIME SLIP: A HERMENEUTIC EXPLORATION OF AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE IN MUSICKING THROUGH THE LENS OF MIHALYI CSIKZENTMIHALYI'S FLOW STATE THEORY, Derrick Alan Crow

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ATTITUDES OF TEACHING FACULTY TOWARD INCLUSIVE TEACHING STRATEGIES AT A MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY, Bryan Dallas

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PREDICTORS OF SLEEP QUANTITY AND QUALITY IN COLLEGE STUDENTS, Eric Sean Davidson

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Image Bodies, Avatar Ontologies: Rendering the Virtual in Digital Culture, Adam M. Davis

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A study of corruption in transition countries, Aboubacar DIABY

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Predicting the bioavailability and toxicity of hydrophobic pesticides using bioassays and a solid phase microextraction approach, Yuping Ding

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Disaster's Culture of Utopia after 9/11 and Katrina: Fiction, Documentary, Memorial, Joseph Lloyd Donica

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The Effects of an Educational Intervention on the Aging Knowlege of Graduate Counseling Students, Damien Gent Dotson

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EMPIRICAL ESSAYS ON ECONOMIC POLICIES, Zheng Du

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Study of Ochratoxin A biosynthesis by Aspergillus ochraceus and incidence of ochratoxigenic fungi on Wine Grapes from Southern Illinois, Kaoutar el mounadi

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The Capacity of a Southern University to Promote and Support Health Literacy Among College Students: A Case Study Approach, Alison Burton EPPERSON

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UNDERNEATH THE STREETS, THE BEACH: DRIFTING TOWARD/FROM A PROTO-POSTSTRUCTURALIST PERFORMANCE OF EVERYDAY SPATIAL SUBJECTIVITY, Hunter Hawkins Fine

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RECONSTRUCTION OF MOLECULAR REGULATORY NETWORKS IN Arabidopsis thaliana, Elisabeth Fitzek

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The Role of Organizational Citizenship Behavior and Organizational Justice on Intention to Cyberloaf through a General Deterrence Theory Lens, Michael Freimark

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ANALYTICAL METHODS TO PROPAGATE AND DIAGNOSE SINGLE EVENT TRANSIENTS, Sreenivas Gangadhar

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Family Attitudes, Beliefs, And Practices Facilitating A Sense Of Purpose In Black American Children And Youth: A Grounded Theory, Mallory Lynn Gary

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A study of assessing knowledge and health beliefs about cardiovascular disease among selected undergraduate university students using Health Belief Model., Yuba Raj Gautam

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DIRECT VIS-À-VIS INDIRECT MODE OF EXPORT IN SUB SAHARAN AFRICA: THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION, Seifu Gebrehanna

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AUDITORY CUES AND RESPONSE MODES MEDIATE PERIPHERAL VISUAL MISLOCALIZATION, Joseph W. Geeseman

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Eco-Theatre and New Media: Devising Toward Transnational Balance, Marnie Jane Glazier

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Globalization, Critical Post-colonialism and Career and Technical Education in Africa: Challenges and Possibilities., Tairou Goura

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Trauma Inscribed on the Body in Pat Barker's Regeneration Trilogy, Ashley Green

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The Speech of the World: Art and Normativity in Modernity, Daniel Guentchev

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MAKING THE POLITICAL PERSONAL: INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEMINIST BELIEFS AND SEXUAL ASSERTIVENESS, Kate Miller Hagadone

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How Stereotypes influence the hiring of Muslim women in the United States, Karima Hana-Meksem

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A Ritual in Perspective: An Ethnographic Analysis of a Lakota Sundance At Hoosier National Forest, Gabor Hardy

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Constructing Exemplary Practice in the Teaching of Writing and Professional English Language Arts Standards: Implications for Novice Special Education Teachers, Sandra L. Hardy

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What is the best chemical approach to estimate the bioavailability of pyrethroid insecticides to benthic invertebrates?, Amanda D. Harwood

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Smale Flows on Three Dimensional Manifolds, Elizabeth Lydia Haynes

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Stochastic Wave Equations With Cubic Nonlinearities in Two Dimensions, Haziem Mohammad Hazaimeh

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM: ANTHROPOLOGY AND MUSEUM PRACTICES AT WORK, Michael David Hernandez

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A Dynamic Programming Approach to Identifying Optimal Mining Sequences for Continuous Miner Coal Production Systems, Joseph Christian Hirschi

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The Pathways to Inflated Responsibility Beliefs Scale: A Psychometric Analysis, Elizabeth Anne Howarth

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INVESTIGATIVE STUDY OF CONTROL DESIGN FOR A CLASS OF NONLINEAR SYSTEMS USING MODIFIED STATE-DEPENDENT DIFFERENTIAL RICCATI EQUATION, Weifeng Huang

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Development of New Computational Approaches to Predict the UV-Vis Behavior of Charge Transfer Organic Dyes and Application to Novel Silole Containing Dyes, George Hudson

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Life After Prison: The Role of the Juvenile Prison Experience and the Impact on Reintegration for Black Males, Wanda Taree Hunter

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A COMPARISON OF THE CULTURAL/ETHNIC PERCEPTIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BELIEFS OF KOREAN IMMIGRANT AND NON-IMMIGRANT FAMILIES, Eun Jin Hwang

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Tax Revenue and Financial Development: Theory and Evidence, Bojan Ilievski

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Optimization Techniques for Performance and Power Dissipation in Test and Validation, Dheepakkumaran Jayaraman

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MEN'S MAGAZINES AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF MASCULINITY IN TAIWAN, CHINGSHAN JIANG

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GUIDE RNA-DEPENDENT AND INDEPENDENT tRNA MODIFICATIONS IN ARCHAEA, Archi Joardar

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THE MECHANISMS AND PHARMACOLOGY OF NEURONAL NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, Bopanna Iythichanda Kalappa

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ENERGY EFFICIENT CIRCUIT TECHNIQUES FOR SUCCESSIVE APPROXIMATION REGISTER ADC, Veera Raghavendra Sai Mallik Kandala