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2012 BFY Abstract Browse

The abstracts listed below were presented at the 2012 Topical Conference on Advanced Laboratories. You may use the column headers to sort the abstract list, or search the abstracts here.

  Name Primary Contact Type
  W00 - Using a Chaotic Pendulum to turn Sophomores into Experimentalists Marty Johnston Workshop
  W01 - Statistical/Nonlinear Physics with Subwoofers David Bailey Workshop
  W02 - Synchronization and Encryption with a Pair of Simple Chaotic Circuits Ken Kiers Workshop
  W03 - Fundamentals of low-noise electrical measurements: Ground loops, interference, shielding, etc. Walter Smith Workshop
  W04 - Real-world projects for digital & analog electronics courses Sean Bentley Workshop
  W05 - Arduino: PID-controlled thermostat Sean Robinson Workshop
  W06 - Teaching with Arduino Andy Dawes Workshop
  W07 - Arduino as a "gateway drug" Eric Ayars Workshop
  W08 - Using Cypress Programmable System on a Chip as part of a electronic instrumentation course Mark Masters Workshop
  W09 - Introduction to FPGA's Matthew Vonk Workshop
  W10 - FPGA Coincidence Module David Branning Workshop
  W11 - Single Photon Labs Barbara Hoeling Workshop
  W12 - Temperature Dependent Lifetime Measurements of Fluorescence from a Phosphor Jim Parks Workshop
  W13 - Optical Spectroscopy/Zeeman Effect Greg Elliott Workshop
  W14 - External cavity diode lasers and iodine spectroscopy Chad Hoyt Workshop
  W15 - From Jones Matrices to Ellipsometry: Modeling and Measuring the Polarization of Light Ben Zwickl Workshop
  W16 - Using Spatial Light Modulators to Teach Students Experimental Fourier Optics Doug Martin Workshop
  W17 - Optical Trapping in Biophysics Tom Colton Workshop
  W18 - Simple Dynamic Light Scattering Apparatus Bob DeSerio Workshop
  W19 - Simple Experimental setup for demonstrating Surface Plasmon Resonance Erik Sanchez Workshop
  W20 - Frontiers in Contemporary Physics Education: Gold Nanoparticle Photoabsorption & Quantization of Conductance Experiments Dr. Jan Yarrison-Rice Workshop
  W21 - Granular Materials: A Low-Tech Advanced Lab Exercise Paul Dolan Workshop
  W22 - Fluid Diagnostics: Compressible Flow and Shock Waves in a Benchtop Blowdown Tunnel Keith Stein Workshop
  W23 - New configurations for a hanging chain covered by soap film: Measurement of surface tension from the triangular configuration Fred Behroozi Workshop
  W24 - Video Analysis with Tracker for Advanced Physics Labs Aaron Titus Workshop
  W25 - FPGA Lab Exercise: Using Pulse Width Modulation to Study Analog-to-Digital Converter Properties While Building a Simply Music Player Kurt Wick Workshop
  W26 - A simple, inexpensive single molecule DNA microscope Allen Price Workshop
  W27 - Chaotic fluid mixing and Hamiltonian phase space Tom Solomon Workshop
  W28 - Nanoparticle Scattering of Polarized Light Ernest Behringer Workshop
  W29 - Brownian Motion: Measuring Avogadro's Constant for $70 Beth Parks Workshop
  W30 - Microfluidics Fabrication Workshop Kevin Seale Workshop
  W31 - Simple Laser-Induced Fluorescence Setup to Explore Molecular Spectroscopy Burçin Bayram Workshop
  W32 - Diffusion in Microfluidic Structures Steve Wonnell Workshop
  W33 - Advanced Laboratories in Acoustics and Ultrasonics Dale Stille Workshop
  W34 - Doppler-Free Spectroscopy Dean Hudek Workshop
  W35 - Laser Cooling and Trapping for Advanced Teaching Laboratories Heather Lewandowski Workshop
  W36 - A simple experiment to measure the electron temperature and plasma density using a Langmuir Probe Jeremiah Williams Workshop
  W37 - The Angular Dependence of Cosmic Ray Muons Brett Fadem Workshop
  W38 - Scanning Tunneling Microscopy for Advanced Undergraduate Physics Labs Shreya Bhattacharyya-McCamy Workshop
  W39 - NSF Mock Panel: Reviewing Advanced Lab TUES Proposals Richard Peterson Workshop
  W40 - Surface plasmons, atomically-smooth patterned gold, and bio-sensing Nathan Lindquist Workshop
  W41 - Torsional Oscillator David Van Baak Workshop
  W42 - Fourier Methods David Van Baak Workshop
  W43 - Modern Interferometry David Van Baak Workshop
  W44 - Noise Fundamentals David Van Baak Workshop
  W45 - Pulsed/CW NMR David Van Baak Workshop
  W46 - UltraSonics David Van Baak Workshop
  W47 - Diode-Laser Spectroscopy David Van Baak Workshop
  W48 - Two-Slit Interference David Van Baak Workshop
  W49 - Quantum Analogs David Van Baak Workshop
  W52 - Open Frame Helium Neon Laser Irwin Malleck Workshop
  W53 - Diode Pumped Solid State Laser Irwin Malleck Workshop
  W54 - Glass Fibre Optics Irwin Malleck Workshop
  W55 - Imaging Innovation In Your Classroom: Exploring the principles of medical imaging with the DeskCAT optical CT scanner Andrea Battista Workshop
  W56 - LabVIEW-Based Instruction for Instructional Labs John Essick Workshop
  W57 - Advanced Cavendish Balance Joe Dohm Workshop
  W58 - TEL-X-Ometer X-ray Apparatus Joe Dohm Workshop
  W59 - E&M experiments Nouri Dassi Workshop
  W60 - Basic Gamma Spectroscopy with a NaI(Tl) Detector Randy Peterson Workshop
  W61 - Thorlabs' Teaching Spectroscopy Kit (SKDAV) Jim Haskins Workshop
  W62 - Using Igor Pro for data analysis in advanced and research laboratories Carl Grossman Workshop
  W63 - Exploring atomic physics using X-ray fluorescence Jose Vithayathil Workshop
  W64 - Fourier and Wavelet Analysis Joe Trout Workshop
  W65 - The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment Som Tyagi Workshop
  W66 - Modeling the faster cooling of Mars as compared to Earth by measuring relative cooling rates of metal spheres Len Finegold Workshop