This collection of MIT Theses in DSpace contains selected theses and dissertations from all MIT departments. Please note that this is NOT a complete collection of MIT theses. To search all MIT theses, use Barton, MIT Libraries' catalog.

MIT's DSpace contains more than 53,000 theses completed at MIT dating as far back as the mid 1800's. Theses in this collection have been scanned by the MIT Libraries or submitted in electronic format by thesis authors. Since 2004 all new Masters and Ph.D. theses are scanned and added to this collection after degrees are awarded.

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    Kim, J. Daniel(Jisoo Daniel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
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    Bledt, Gerardo. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
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    Cheney, Craig(Craig B.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
    A miniature, low-power, solid state, continuously sensitive, diffusion cloud chamber has been developed for use in educational settings as part of the MICA (Measurement, Instrumentation, Controls and Analysis) initiative. ...

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