Electrical Engineering
      and Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences


UC Berkeley


Ph.D. Dissertations - 1966

A General Theory of Broadband Matching and Its Applications to Tunnel Diode and Transistor Amplifiers
Yum Tong Chan [advisor: Ernest S. Kuh]

A Mathematical Contribution to System Identification with Applications to Dolphin Temperature Regulation and Intraocular Pressure Control
Michael H. Reid [advisor: Otto J. M. Smith and R. Stuart Mackay]

A Nonlinear Computer Model for Low Beta Plasma Interchange Instabilities
Jack A. Byers [advisor: Charles K. Birdsall]

A Study of Attitude Control Systems
George Meyer [advisor: Arthur M. Hopkin]

A Synthesis Method for Crossed-Field Electron Guns
Rangaiya A. Rao [advisor: Theodore Van Duzer]

Adaptive Control System with Model Reference
James C. Pope [advisor: Otto J. M. Smith]

An Algorithm for the Solution of Bounded Variable Quadratic Programming Problems
Michael D. Canon [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Analysis of Nonlinear Networks
Harold R. Hall [advisor: Ernest S. Kuh]

Constrained Minimization under Vector-Valued Criteria
Nelson O. Da Cunha [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Controllability and Observability of Linear Time-Invariant Composite Systems
Chi-Tsong Chen [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

Cost-Function Characterization of Systems
Dan Chazan [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

Damping and Instabilities of Cyclotron Waves in a Plasma
John E. Scharer [advisor: A. W. Trivelpiece]

Design and Performance of Parameter Modulation Systems
Lawrence P. Seidman [advisor: David J. Sakrison]

Design Automation: On Line Methods
Joseph C. Sharp [advisor: Robert Evans]

Emission and Absorption of Radiation by a Hot Plasma in a Magnetic Field
David T. Tuma [advisor: Allan J. Lichtenberg]

Equivalence Relations for the Classifiction and Solution of Optimal Control Problems
Clifton D. Cullum [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Equivalent Representations for Linear Systems, with Application to n-Port Network Synthesis
David M. Layton [advisor: Ernest S. Kuh]

Estimation Parameters of Linear Systems Using Instrumental Variable Method
Kwan Y. Wong [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Flute Oscillations in Mirror Confined Plasmas: Theory and Experiment
Tao-Yuan Chang [advisor: Charles K. Birdsall]

Games, Pursuit-Evasion and Rendezvous Problems
Jean-Paul Jacob [advisor: Elijah Polak]

Identification and Control of a Randomly Observed System
Allen Klinger [advisor: Eugene Wong]

Identification of Dynamic Systems by Digital Computer Modeling in State Space and Component Paremeter Identification of Static and Dynamic Systems
Eugene E. Yore [advisor: Otto J. M. Smith and Y. Takahashi]

Impurity Radiation from Cadmium Sulfide
Jick H. Yee [advisor: Kenneth K. Mei]

Integrated Lowpass Amplifiers
Arthur J. Brodersen [advisor: Donald O. Pederson]

Integrated Selective Amplifiers Using Frequency Translation
Graham A. Rigby [advisor: Donald O. Pederson]

Iterative Design Procedures in Pattern Classification
Lineu Da Costa Barbosa [advisor: Eugene Wong]

Measurement of the Synchrotron Radiation from a Hot Electron Plasma
Stjepko Sesnic [advisor: Allan J. Lichtenberg]

Memory Structures for Interactive Computers
Jean-Yves LeClerc [advisor: Robert Evans]

Microwave Absorption by Stratospheric Ozone
William M. Caton [advisor: Samuel Silver]

Microwave X-Band Faraday Rotation of Hemoglobin with Adsorbed Water
Sooyoung Chai [advisor: Paul O. Vogelhut]

Mode Analysis of Electron Beams in Crossed Fields and Noise Figures of Crossed-Field Amplifiers
Akio Sasaki [advisor: Theodore Van Duzer]

Nonlinear Programming and Optimal Control
Pravin P. Varaiya [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh]

On Properties of Control Systems with Digital Feedback
Eliezer T. Schoen [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

On the Design of Random Signals
Adnan A. Al-Shalchi [advisor: George L. Turin]

On the Theoretical Relations Between Periodic and Log-Periodic Structures
Peter Kaiser [advisor: Kenneth K. Mei and Michael J. Gans]

Optimal Control of Continuous-Time Stochastic Systems
Richard E. Mortensen [advisor: Lotfi A. Zadeh]

Propagation and Amplification of Surface Elastic Waves on Hexagonal Piezoelectric Crystals
Chin-Chong Tseng [advisor: Richard M. White]

Pulsed Detection Radar with Feedback
Stephen B. Weinstein [advisor: George L. Turin]

Reduction of Noise in Crossed-Field Microwave Amplifiers
Niladri R. Mantena [advisor: Theodore Van Duzer]

Scattering of a Laser Beam by Relativistic Electrons
Robert E. Pechacek [advisor: A. W. Trivelpiece]

Stability of Nonlinear Time-Varying Networks
Yen-Long Kuo [advisor: Ernest S. Kuh]

Stability of Single Loop Nonlinear Feedback Systems
Chung T. Lee [advisor: Charles A. Desoer]

Stability of Time-Varying Feedback Systems
Andre J. Rault [advisor: Arthur R. Bergen]

Stability Theory of Nonlinear Discrete Time Systems
Bock W. Lee [advisor: Eliahu I. Jury]

State-Space Approach to Linear Electrical Networks
Jimmy Tow [advisor: Ernest S. Kuh]

Studies of Sequential Detection Systems with Uncertainty Feedback
Jeremiah F. Hayes [advisor: George L. Turin]

Synthesis and Realization of Monostable and Counting Bistable Circuits
David A. Hodges [advisor: Donald O. Pederson]

Synthesis of Matching Networks for Compatible Impedances
Chung-Wen Ho [advisor: Ivan T. Frisch]

Synthesis of Oriented Communication Nets
Deb K. Sen [advisor: Ivan T. Frisch]

System Optimization with Continuous and Discrete Variables
Roland Schinzinger [advisor: Robert M. Saunders]

The Absolute Stability of Feedback Systems with One Differentiable Nonlinearity
Anthony G. Dewey [advisor: Eliahu I. Jury]

The Critical Magnetic Field of Superconducting Tin Films
Francis E. Harper [advisor: Michael Tinkham and Albert C. English]

Theory and Applications of Pulse Frequency Modulated Systems
Jean G. Blanchard [advisor: Eliahu I. Jury]

Theory of Spiral Antennas
Yu-Shuan Yeh [advisor: Kenneth K. Mei]