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 

W07  Arduino as a "gateway drug" 
Ayars, Eric 
Workshop 

W01  Statistical/Nonlinear Physics with Subwoofers 
Bailey, David 
Workshop 

W55  Imaging Innovation In Your Classroom: Exploring the principles of medical imaging with the DeskCAT optical CT scanner 
Battista, Andrea 
Workshop 

W31  Simple LaserInduced Fluorescence Setup to Explore Molecular Spectroscopy 
Bayram, BurĂ§in 
Workshop 

W28  Nanoparticle Scattering of Polarized Light 
Behringer, Ernest 
Workshop 

W23  New configurations for a hanging chain covered by soap film: Measurement of surface tension from the triangular configuration 
Behroozi, Fred 
Workshop 

W04  Realworld projects for digital & analog electronics courses 
Bentley, Sean 
Workshop 

W38  Scanning Tunneling Microscopy for Advanced Undergraduate Physics Labs 
BhattacharyyaMcCamy, Shreya 
Workshop 

W10  FPGA Coincidence Module 
Branning, David 
Workshop 

W17  Optical Trapping in Biophysics 
Colton, Tom 
Workshop 

W59  E&M experiments 
Dassi, Nouri 
Workshop 

W06  Teaching with Arduino 
Dawes, Andy 
Workshop 

W18  Simple Dynamic Light Scattering Apparatus 
DeSerio, Bob 
Workshop 

W57  Advanced Cavendish Balance 
Dohm, Joe 
Workshop 

W58  TELXOmeter Xray Apparatus 
Dohm, Joe 
Workshop 

W21  Granular Materials: A LowTech Advanced Lab Exercise 
Dolan, Paul 
Workshop 

W13  Optical Spectroscopy/Zeeman Effect 
Elliott, Greg 
Workshop 

W56  LabVIEWBased Instruction for Instructional Labs 
Essick, John 
Workshop 

W37  The Angular Dependence of Cosmic Ray Muons 
Fadem, Brett 
Workshop 

W66  Modeling the faster cooling of Mars as compared to Earth by measuring relative cooling rates of metal spheres 
Finegold, Len 
Workshop 

W62  Using Igor Pro for data analysis in advanced and research laboratories 
Grossman, Carl 
Workshop 

W61  Thorlabs' Teaching Spectroscopy Kit (SKDAV) 
Haskins, Jim 
Workshop 

W11  Single Photon Labs 
Hoeling, Barbara 
Workshop 

W14  External cavity diode lasers and iodine spectroscopy 
Hoyt, Chad 
Workshop 

W34  DopplerFree Spectroscopy 
Hudek, Dean 
Workshop 

W00  Using a Chaotic Pendulum to turn Sophomores into Experimentalists 
Johnston, Marty 
Workshop 

W02  Synchronization and Encryption with a Pair of Simple Chaotic Circuits 
Kiers, Ken 
Workshop 

W35  Laser Cooling and Trapping for Advanced Teaching Laboratories 
Lewandowski, Heather 
Workshop 

W40  Surface plasmons, atomicallysmooth patterned gold, and biosensing 
Lindquist, Nathan 
Workshop 

W52  Open Frame Helium Neon Laser 
Malleck, Irwin 
Workshop 

W53  Diode Pumped Solid State Laser 
Malleck, Irwin 
Workshop 

W54  Glass Fibre Optics 
Malleck, Irwin 
Workshop 

W16  Using Spatial Light Modulators to Teach Students Experimental Fourier Optics 
Martin, Doug 
Workshop 

W08  Using Cypress Programmable System on a Chip as part of a electronic instrumentation course 
Masters, Mark 
Workshop 

W29  Brownian Motion: Measuring Avogadro's Constant for $70 
Parks, Beth 
Workshop 

W12  Temperature Dependent Lifetime Measurements of Fluorescence from a Phosphor 
Parks, Jim 
Workshop 

W60  Basic Gamma Spectroscopy with a NaI(Tl) Detector 
Peterson, Randy 
Workshop 

W39  NSF Mock Panel: Reviewing Advanced Lab TUES Proposals 
Peterson, Richard 
Workshop 

W26  A simple, inexpensive single molecule DNA microscope 
Price, Allen 
Workshop 

W05  Arduino: PIDcontrolled thermostat 
Robinson, Sean 
Workshop 

W19  Simple Experimental setup for demonstrating Surface Plasmon Resonance 
Sanchez, Erik 
Workshop 

W30  Microfluidics Fabrication Workshop 
Seale, Kevin 
Workshop 

W03  Fundamentals of lownoise electrical measurements: Ground loops, interference, shielding, etc. 
Smith, Walter 
Workshop 

W27  Chaotic fluid mixing and Hamiltonian phase space 
Solomon, Tom 
Workshop 

W22  Fluid Diagnostics: Compressible Flow and Shock Waves in a Benchtop Blowdown Tunnel 
Stein, Keith 
Workshop 

W33  Advanced Laboratories in Acoustics and Ultrasonics 
Stille, Dale 
Workshop 

W24  Video Analysis with Tracker for Advanced Physics Labs 
Titus, Aaron 
Workshop 

W64  Fourier and Wavelet Analysis 
Trout, Joe 
Workshop 

W65  The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment 
Tyagi, Som 
Workshop 

W41  Torsional Oscillator 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W42  Fourier Methods 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W43  Modern Interferometry 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W44  Noise Fundamentals 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W45  Pulsed/CW NMR 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W46  UltraSonics 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W47  DiodeLaser Spectroscopy 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W48  TwoSlit Interference 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W49  Quantum Analogs 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W63  Exploring atomic physics using Xray fluorescence 
Vithayathil, Jose 
Workshop 

W09  Introduction to FPGA's 
Vonk, Matthew 
Workshop 

W25  FPGA Lab Exercise: Using Pulse Width Modulation to Study AnalogtoDigital Converter Properties While Building a Simply Music Player 
Wick, Kurt 
Workshop 

W36  A simple experiment to measure the electron temperature and plasma density using a Langmuir Probe 
Williams, Jeremiah 
Workshop 

W32  Diffusion in Microfluidic Structures 
Wonnell, Steve 
Workshop 

W20  Frontiers in Contemporary Physics Education: Gold Nanoparticle Photoabsorption & Quantization of Conductance Experiments 
YarrisonRice, Dr. Jan 
Workshop 

W15  From Jones Matrices to Ellipsometry: Modeling and Measuring the Polarization of Light 
Zwickl, Ben 
Workshop 
