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  • Fabrication of 15- μ m pitch 640×512 InAs/GaSb type-II superlattice focal plane arrays 

    Oğuz, Fikri; Arslan, Yetkin; Ülker, Erkin; Bek, Alpan; Özbay, Ekmel (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 445 HOES LANE, PISCATAWAY, NJ 08855-4141 USAIEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 2019-08)
    We present the fabrication of large format 640 x 512, 15-mu m pitch, mid-wave infrared region (MWIR) InAs/GaSb type-II superlattice (T2SL) focal plane array (FPA). In this report, the details of device design and fabrication ...
  • Multi-feature fusion for GPR-based landmine detection and classification 

    Genç, Alper; Akar, Gözde; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    Ground penetrating radar (GPR) is a powerful technology for detection and identification of buried explosives especially with little or no metal content. However, subsurface clutter and soil distortions increase false alarm ...
  • Modeling and application of artificial muscle actuators 

    Çamlıca, Fahri Buğra; Ünlüsoy, Yavuz Samim; Department of Mechanical Engineering (2019)
    Electro Active Polymers (EAPs) are the group of polymeric materials which are also known as the Artificial Muscles that are already available commercially or can be manufactured in laboratory conditions. Artificial muscle ...
  • Pothole detection in asphalt images using convolutional neural networks 

    Ateş, Himmet; Ulusoy, İlkay; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    When asphalt defects are detected and not corrected, they can cause accidents and loss of property and lives. Potholes formed in such asphalt surfaces are one of the biggest causes of accidents. In order to minimize the ...
  • Comparison of safety culture perceptions of university student groups 

    Altınkaya Kurtulmuş, Gizem; Demirel, Nuray; Ocaktan, Murat Can; Department of Occupational Health and Safety (2019)
    Although behavior-based safety has become a popular topic in recent decades, increasing the level of safety culture is still an emerging issue. Lack of awareness of safety culture among young professionals is of paramount ...
  • Hydrogen production from methanol steam reforming in a microwave reactor 

    Nikazar, Sohrab; Sezgi, Naime Aslı; Doğu, Timur; Department of Chemical Engineering (2019)
    Today’s world is facing crucial environmental issues, such as climate change and greenhouse gas emission, mainly attributed to the overusing fossil fuels. An environmentally friendly and sustainable replacement is proton ...
  • Deep joint deinterlacing and denoising for single shot dual-ISO HDR reconstruction 

    Çoğalan, Uğur; Akyüz, Ahmet Oğuz; Department of Computer Engineering (2019)
    HDR (High Dynamic Range) images have traditionally been obtained by merging multiple exposures each captured with a different exposure time. However, this approach entails longer capture times and necessitates deghosting ...
  • A Dynamic software product line for remote monitoring of computer systems 

    Erdil, Gülşah; Oğuztüzün, Mehmet Halit S.; Department of Computer Engineering (2019)
    Remote Monitoring and Management systems are Information Technology (IT) software tools to organize and manage distributed client workstations from a central point. They are used by many large-scale technology companies ...
  • Treatment and valorization of anaerobic digestate 

    Ülgüdür, Nilüfer; Bayramoğlu, Tuba Hande; Demirer, Göksel Niyazi; Department of Environmental Engineering (2019)
    Anaerobic digestion is a widely applied process for the stabilization and treatment of high-strength wastes. The process has two outputs, biogas and digestate. Even though biogas produced during the treatment is a renewable ...
  • Development of a bone tumor model under in vitro conditions 

    Kömez, Aylin; Hasırcı, Vasıf Nejat; Hasırcı, Nesrin; Department of Biotechnology (2019)
    Osteosarcoma is one of the most common types of primary bone cancerous tumor. The structure of this tumor is solid, hard and irregular. Three dimensional (3D) models mimicking tumor tissue are needed for screening efficacy ...
  • Teachers’ ICT use in Turkey, Finland and South Korea: a multi-case study 

    Çiçek, Filiz; Çağıltay, Kürşat; Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology (2019)
    This study aimed to investigate the differences and similarities amongst Turkish, Finnish and Korean education systems in terms of the aspects affecting teachers’ ICT use in the classroom within the boundaries of a Multi-Level ...
  • Skew configurations of lines in real del pezzo surfaces 

    Zabun, Remziye Arzu; Finashin, Sergey; Department of Mathematics (2014)
    By blowing up projective plane at n<9 points which form a generic configuration, we obtain a del Pezzo surface X of degree d=9-n with a configuration of n skew lines that are exceptional curves over the blown-up points. ...
  • Quantum optics with single-photon nanoantenna 

    Yücel, Oğuzhan; Bek, Alpan; Ateş, Serkan; Department of Physics (2019)
    Single-photon sources (SPSs) are at the core of quantum technologies with their purely non-classical light emission. In this connection; quantum dots, diamond NV centers, trapped-ions are some of important SPSs. Besides ...
  • Bacterial expression of an effector protein of yellow rust pathogen and a resistance protein of wheat and characterization of the effector protein 

    Erdoğan, Sayıt Mahmut; Akkaya, Mahinur S.; Özçubukçu, Salih; Department of Biotechnology (2019)
    Yellow rust is one of the most important wheat disease encountered in large parts of the world and in our country caused by a pathogen which is called as Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici (Pst). Rapid alterations in the ...
  • Design and realization of a broad band antenna loaded with a metamaterial-inspired lens for subsurface microwave imaging applications 

    Yeşilyurt, Ömer; Sayan, Gönül; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    Ultra-wideband antennas are critical sensors for microwave imaging. In this work, radiation performance of an antipodal Vivaldi antenna is enhanced by using a broadband metasurface lens structure in 1-6 GHz bandwidth. ...
  • Docking problems of sea surface vehicles 

    Yılmaz, İsmail Çağdaş; Leblebicioğlu, Mehmet Kemal; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    This thesis covers parallel docking (parallel parking) problem for unmanned surface vehicles (USVs). First, a mathematical model for a USV with two propellers is constructed by using Newton-Euler formulation. Kinematics ...
  • Surface vessel tracking in airborne infrared imagery 

    Çakıroğlu, Ahmet; Ulusoy, İlkay; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    Target tracking can be defined as continuously locating the object of interest in consequent images. Tracking surface vessels in infrared imagery is an exceptionally challenging case of visual target tracking. In a typical ...
  • Development of an integrated lab-on-a-chip (LOC) platform for multidrug effect analysis 

    Atik, Ali Can; Külah, Haluk; Yıldırım, Ender; Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (2019)
    This thesis presents analysis, design, fabrication, and testing of microfluidic sub-units designed for a droplet-based multidrug analysis platform. The platform is integrated with normally closed electrostatically actuated ...
  • Effect of electrolyte/sulfur ratio in the cathode on the electrochemical performance of Li-S batteries 

    Emerce, Nur Ber; Külah, Görkem; Eroğlu Pala, Damla; Department of Chemical Engineering (2019)
    In this study, the effect of electrolyte to sulfur (E/S) ratio in the cathode, which is an important cell design parameter, on the electrochemical and cell- and system-level performance of a Lithium-Sulfur (Li-S) battery ...
  • Use of ionic strength responsive polymeric microgels for fouling removal in membrane filtration 

    Çalılı, Fatma; Çulfaz Emecen, Pınar Zeynep; Asatekin, Ayşe; Department of Chemical Engineering (2019)
    Stimuli-responsive polymeric surfaces can improve non-fouling properties of membranes and control their pore size and permeation characteristics upon alteration of stimulus intensity. In this study, zwitterionic poly(sulfobetaine ...

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