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The ROS Theses Repository contains full-text copies of all Heriot-Watt University PhD theses awarded from 2009 onwards.
It is mandatory for any student who completes a doctoral thesis to submit a digital copy for inclusion in ROS. In addition, the metadata-only records of older theses (previously held in the University Library catalogue) are included in ROS, with full text digital copies being sought on a voluntary basis. If you have a digital copy of your thesis and you wish to store it in ROS, please contact us.
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(Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2016-03)This thesis focuses on the synthesis and characterisation of supramolecular structures containing p-carboxylatocalixarenes with pyridine derivative guest molecules. X-ray diffraction was predominantly utilised to help ...
(Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2014-08)This thesis reports a series of theoretical studies regarding the dynamics of fewbody controllable quantum systems. Generally speaking, the main focus is on the behavior of correlations in open quantum systems and how ...
(Heriot-Watt University Mathematical and Computer Sciences, 2015-05)For many people images are a medium preferable to text and yet, with the exception of star ratings, most formats for conventional computer mediated feedback focus on text. This thesis develops a new method of crowd ...
(Heriot-Watt University Engineering and Physical Sciences, 2016-04)Electronic communication is used everyday for a number of different applications. Some of the information transferred during these communications can be private requiring encryption and authentication protocols to keep ...
(Heriot-Watt University Life Sciences, 2015-07)Exposure to acute bouts of whole body vibration (WBV), which can be employed as a novel form of exercise, has been reported to increase local skeletal muscle blood flow. However, the mechanism for this effect remains ...