Dear soon-to-to-be Physics Ph D, If you reading this file, you are getting ready to graduate and move on to the next stage of your life.
This folder contains La Tex thesis templates modified to fullfil the GT thesis format.
argument to automatically generate the current date.
Leave it empty in case you don’t want the date to be printed.
Inside this folder, the main control tex file is "thesis.tex". If the compilation is successful, you are qualified to use this template and you may start to fill-in your thesis in this format.
Fortunately, using La Te X, you can focus on the content rather than the formatting of your thesis.
The intended users are those who are already somewhat familiar with La Tex. If you are an MS Windows user, a free compiler "Mik Tex" is available on
A useful Windows text editor "Win Edt" (shareware, not freeware) is available on
For different affiliations use the authblk package, see here for some examples. This way, you can typeset single chapters or parts of the whole thesis only, by commenting out what you want to exclude.
Remember, the document can only be generated from the main file (thesis.tex), since the individual chapters are missing a proper La Te X document structure. Bibliography The most convenient way is to use a bib-tex file that contains all your references.