The full text of Senior Independent Study Theses submitted during and after 2012 are available to download only by College of Wooster users. Unless listed as an exemplar, all other theses are restricted.

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Senior Independent Study Theses from 2009

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Self-Organized Criticality and the Effects of Pseudo-Randomly Dropping Beads Onto a Bead Pile, Mary Elizabeth Mills
Department: Physics

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Finicky Freezing: Investigations Into the Causes of the Mpemba Effect, Martha I. Roseberry
Department: Physics

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The Construction of a Continuous Wave Cavity Ringdown Spectrometer, Henry Timmers
Department: Physics

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2008

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Percolation Via Electrical Conduction, Mateo Chinchilla
Department: Physics

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Foundations of Quantum Decoherence, John Gamble
Department: Physics; Mathematics

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When Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold? Investigation of the Reproducibility and Causes of the Mpemba Effect, Joseph H. Thomas
Department: Physics

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2007

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Investigation of Dielectric Permittivity as Related to Concentration in Mixtures of 7CB and MBBA, Michael Davis
Department: Physics

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Bayesian Source Direction Determination For Gravitational-Wave Bursts, Stephen Poprocki
Department: Mathematics; Physics

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Effects of Compression on Conducting Spheres As They Pertain to Studying Granular Percolation, Jonathan Louis Rosch
Department: Physics

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Monte Carlo Studies of the Globally-Coupled Ising Model, Daniel Edward Shai
Department: Chemistry; Physics

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Good to the Last Drop: Percolation Through Hypercubic and Random Lattices For Integer, Fractional, and Fractal Dimensions, Sarah J. Suddendorf
Department: Physics; Mathematics

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Creation of a Two-Dimensional Negative-Index-Material, Daniel L. Tremblay
Department: Physics

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Heat Capacity Anomaly in a Nitrobenzene+Dodecane Mixture, Nathan Joseph Utt
Department: Physics

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Spacetime Whirlpools, Lisa May Walker
Department: Physics

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2006

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Characterization of Beem Performance, Kathleen McCreary
Department: Physics

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Simulating the Path of a Fastpitch Softball Pitch, Angela Lynn Triplett
Department: Physics

Senior Independent Study Theses from 2005

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Investigation of InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots With a Ballistic Electron Emission Microscope, Austin R. Carter
Department: Physics