Physics and Astronomy Master's Thesis Collection



This collection houses the Master's theses produced by the CSUN Department of Physics and Astronomy's graduate students. More Master's theses can also be found in the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Community.


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Recent Submissions

  • Gresiak, Keith (California State University, Northridge, 2014-08-25)
    In this thesis the sensitivity of GPS and GRACE satellites to the local spacetime curvature was examined. Annual oscillations in a perturbation variable, β, in the Schwarzschild metric, as measured by GPS, used to express ...
  • Greene, D'Artagnan G. (California State University, Northridge, 2014-08-25)
    Understanding the nature of electrical excitation of a group of cells is important both in examining the onset of a cardiac arrhythmia and in designing the treatment for sudden cardiac arrest. In the past, several attempts ...
  • Contreras, Luis David (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06-04)
    The chromospheric activity of the Sun is governed by the surface magnetic field often measured at the photosphere. We study the dependence of chromospheric activity on magnetic field of the Sun as a star by using observations ...
  • Alaee, Yasmin (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06-03)
    The partition coefficients for the distribution of lysooleylphosphatdylcholine (LOPC) and oleic acid (OA) between water and dioleylphosphatidylcholine (DOPC) bilayer at temperatures of 5 C, 15 C, 37 C and 50 C were ...
  • Norris, Max (California State University, Northridge, 2014-06-03)
    Using observations of Stokes I and V profiles of the CaII 8542 Å absorption line produced in the solar chromosphere, the magnetic and velocity properties of active regions are investigated. Results for several active regions ...