2009 Advanced Laboratories Conference Abstract Browse

The abstracts listed below were presented at the 2009 Topical Conference on Advanced Laboratories. You may use the column headers to sort the abstract list, or search the abstracts here.

  Name Primary Contact Session
  The MIT Junior Physics Laboratory Course Isaac Chuang Session I - Plenary
  The Advanced Laboratory at Swarthmore College Carl H. Grossman Session I - Plenary
  The Advanced Laboratory Program at California State University-East Bay Derek F. Jackson Kimball Session I - Plenary
  Caltech’s Undergraduate Advanced Laboratory Program Eric D. Black Session I - Plenary
  Honing Experimental Physicists at UW-River Falls Lowell McCann Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Research Group Model for Advanced Lab Martin Madsen Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Modern Physics Lab at Marshall University Maria C. Babiuc-Hamilton Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  An advanced-lab model for liberal-arts colleges: Capstone research projects Enrique J. Galvez Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Contemporary Physics Laboratories of the Faculty of Science UNAM Beatriz Fuentes Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Intermediate and Advanced Physics Laboratories: Breadth and Depth in Experimental Physics Matthew C. Sullivan Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Advanced Physics Lab at the University of Toronto David C. Bailey Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Advanced Physics Laboratory at Purdue University Calumet Adam Rengstorf Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Intermediate and Advanced Labs at Carleton College Melissa Eblen-Zayas Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Increasing student independence and insight in the intermediate physics laboratory Mark Masters Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Process of Science Donald Smith Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Intermediate Lab at NEIU Paul J. Dolan, Jr. Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Advanced Lab Sequence at San Francisco State University James M. Lockhart Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Advanced Physics Laboratory Course at Pomona College Alma C. Zook Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Evolving Syllabus for the Capstone Project Course at Eastern Michigan University Ernest Behringer Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Intermediate/Advanced Laboratory: Combining Writing, Basic Instrumentation, Fundamental Electronics Ross Reynolds Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Syllabi and Questions for Intermediate & Advanced Labs for the College Physics Major Ed Deveney Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Optics for Scientists and Engineers Laboratory Syllabus Orven F. Swenson Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Advanced Laboratory Program at the Colorado School of Mines David Schuster Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Advanced Undergraduate Nuclear and Atomic Laboratory Course at the University of North Texas Duncan Weathers Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  The Biological Physics Labs in the JHU Department of Physics and Astronomy Steven K. Wonnell Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Use of LabVIEW™ in a Senior-Level Capstone Laboratory Dr. Linda S. Fritz Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  A New Sequence of Advanced Laboratory Courses at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Dennis Rioux Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Upper-level lab sequence at Wittenberg University: paths to student independence Elizabeth A. George Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Advanced Physics Labs at the University of Oregon Dean Livelybrooks Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Berkeley's two-semester advanced lab sequence. Thomas Colton Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Binghamton University Intermediate and Advanced Lab Courses Mark Stephens Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Upper level labs at University of Alberta Isaac Isaac Session II - Syllabi Poster Session
  Curricular Roles for Advanced Labs: Results of ALPhA survey Gabriel Spalding Session III - Panel
  Curricular Roles for Advanced Labs: Goals of upper division laboratory experiences Robert DeSerio Session III - Panel
  Curricular Roles for Advanced Labs: Major Curricular Roles for typical Advanced Lab courses John Brandenberger Session III - Panel
  Curricular Roles for Advanced Labs: Introduction Elizabeth George Session III - Panel
  Optical vortices: Light in a Spin Miles Padgett Session IV - Plenary
  Experiments with correlated photons: From advanced-lab projects to dedicated laboratories Enrique J. Galvez Session IV - Plenary
  Compton Scattering Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Faraday Effect Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Mass Spectrometry: Quadrupole Mass Filter Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Magneto-Optical Trap Georg Raithel Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Raman Spectroscopy Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Transmission Electron Microscope Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Positron-Electron Annihilation Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  X-Ray Spectroscopy Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Nonlinear Motion Robert DeSerio Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Optical Pumping A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Pulsed NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Pulsed NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance) B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Modern Interferometry A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Diode-laser Spectroscopy A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Diode-laser Spectroscopy B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Two-slit Interference, One Photon at a Time A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Quantum Analogs A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  The Torsional Oscillator A Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  The Torsional Oscillator B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Muon Physics Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Atomic Resolution Imaging with the Scanning Tunneling Microscope Mark R. Flowers Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Driven Damped Harmonic Motion Ann Hanks Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Gamma Spectroscopy Roger Stevens Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Adiabatic Compression of Gases Physics Enterprises Session V - Parallel Workshops
  PS-15 Pulsed NMR Joe Dohm Session V - Parallel Workshops
  TEL-X-Ometer Joe Dohm Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Electrical Characterization of Photovoltaic Materials and Solar Cells with the Keithley Model 4200-SCS Semiconductor Characterization System John Hayes Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Computed Tomography Irwin Malleck and Werner Bietsch Session V - Parallel Workshops
  NMR of a Flower Irwin Malleck and Werner Bietsch Session V - Parallel Workshops
  How to Optimize Quantization of Detector Data by Minimizing Noise and Improving Signal Fidelity when using a Real Time Oscilloscope Marty Gubow Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Studies in using an Optical Trap Ludwig Eichner Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Blackbody Radiation and the Solar Surface Temperature Faculty or Staff Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Optical Pumping B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Modern Interferometry B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Quantum Analogs B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Two-slit Interference, One Photon at a Time B Dr. Jonathan F. Reichert Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Single Photon Interference Enrique Galvez Session V - Parallel Workshops
  Radioactivity Celia Cunningham Session V - Parallel Workshops
  The Bug: A Temperature-controlled Experiment on a Protoboard Paul Dixon Session VI - Workshops
  MATLAB for Data Acquisition and Analysis James Lockhart Session VI - Workshops
  NI-Elvis Advanced workshop Paul Dixon and National Instruments Session VI - Workshops
  Interfacing Robert DeSerio Session VII - Parallel Workshops
  Interdisciplinary Experiments for Upper-level Physics Laboratory Courses Suzanne Amador Kane Session VIII - Plenary
  Chaos Experiments for the Advanced Lab Robert DeSerio Session VIII - Plenary
  Fluid Mechanics and Computational Physics in the Advanced Undergraduate Laboratory Keith R. Stein Session VIII - Plenary
  Atomic Structure from the Sodium Atom UV-VIS-NIR Spectrum Randolph S Peterson Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Driven Linear and Non-linear Resonance Experiment Rex Berney Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Measuring the Molecular Polarizability of Air Martin Madsen Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Nuclear Spin Echoes -- In Live Audio David A. Van Baak Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Finding thermal conductivity and specific heat via thermal diffusion in rods Matthew C. Sullivan Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Resistivity Measurements and Observation of Transition to Superconducting State Mohammed Z Tahar Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Experimental Observation and Control of Wave Dispersion S.K. Remillard Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Vibrational Spectra of the Nitrogen Molecules in the Liquid and Gas Phase Burcin Bayram Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  A Knots Experiment David C. Bailey Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Noise Fundamentals, where noise is the signal George Herold Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Developing Research and Experimentation Skills: Demonstrated using a Black Body Radiation Experiment Mark J. Pearson Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Doppler-broadening for Rubidium Absorption James D. White Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  The Kenyon X-ray Facility Upgrade J. Terrence Klopcic Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  TO BE OR NOT TO BE OHMIC: A Warm-up Exercise for Advanced Labs Paul J. Dolan, Jr. Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  A Michelson-Morley Experiment for the Advanced Physics Lab Charles Rogers Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Can Students Design Their Own Experiments? Randy Knight Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Example Harmonic and Anharmonic Oscillators Demonstrated and Analyzed Bernard Cleyet Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Atomic Spectroscopy in Alkali Vapor Marin Pichler Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  A Tabletop Measurement of the Quantization of Electrical Conductance in Gold Nanowires David Tam Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Using Pfund's method to find the index of refraction Helene F. Perry Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Using Longitudinal Laser Modes to Make Accurate Speed of Light Measurements James D. White Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Measuring the speed of light in an optical fiber - Integrating Experimentation and Instrumentation Nasser Mulaa Juma Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Measurement of the dispersion relation of a wave on a string Jeremiah D. Williams Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Computational and Optical Studies on the Vibrational Modes of a Tuning Fork Keith R. Stein Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Sub-picometer resolution from a Michelson wavelength meter Chad Hoyt Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Determining the half-life of 40K from the activity of salt substitute Elizabeth A George Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Study of the relationship between radius and emission wavelength of indium phosphide quantum dots Donald Schnitzler Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Millikan’s Oil Drop: Simulation and Experiment Sarah J Desotell Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Angular momentum outside of the classical mechanics courses Nathan H. Frank Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Study of electric and magnetic dipole radiation via scattering from nanoparticles Natthi L. Sharma Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Two-laser Spectroscopy in Atomic Cesium Andrzej (Andy) Sieradzan Session IX - Effective Experiments Poster Session
  Mössbauer Effect Van Bistrow Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Introduction to Nanoscale Imaging with the Atomic Force Microscope Mark R. Flowers Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Brewster's Angle Ann Hanks Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  CWS 12-50 Continuous Wave NMR/ESR Spectrometer Joe Dohm Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Cavendish Balance Joe Dohm Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Fundamental Studies in Polarization Ludwig Eichner Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Ultrasound Imaging: A Laboratory in Sound, Medical Physics & Imaging Suzanne Amador Kane Session XI - Parallel Workshops
  Projects, from Hands On Introduction to LabVIEW, (Oxford Press, 2009) John Essick Session XII - Workshops
  Advanced Demonstrations for the Classroom and the Laboratory David Sturm Session XIV - Demonstrations
  The Advanced Laboratory and the National Science Foundation Duncan McBride Session XV - Plenary
  Advanced Computer Interfacing Ramon Torres-Isea Session XVI - Advanced Computer Interfacing
  Advanced Labs in Biophysics No contact provided. Session XVI - Advanced Labs in Biophysics
  Writing and peer review for advanced laboratories: a proposal Mark Masters Session XVI - Communication of Experimental Results
  Multi-Format Approach to Communication of Experimental Results James M. Lockhart Session XVI - Communication of Experimental Results
  Oral Assessment in an Advanced Lab Course David C. Bailey Session XVI - Communication of Experimental Results
  Computation and Simulation in the Advanced Lab Keith Stein Session XVI - Computation and Simulation in the Advanced Lab
  Computation and Simulation in the Advanced Lab Keith Stein Session XVI - Computation and Simulation in the Advanced Lab
  Safety in the Advanced Lab - More than You Might Expect Gregory Puskar Session XVI - Machine Shop and Laboratory Safety
  The Visiting Students and Faculty Program at the University of North Texas Duncan Weathers Session XVI - Regional/National Advanced Lab Facilities
  Teaching Condensed Matter or Materials Physics Labs Gabriel C. Spalding Session XVI - Teaching Condensed Matter or Materials Physics Labs
  Teaching Condensed Matter or Materials Physics Labs Gabriel Spalding Session XVI - Teaching Condensed Matter or Materials Physics Labs
  An Electronics Course for the Computer Age using Learning Cycle Pedagogy Paul W. Zitzewitz Session XVI - Teaching the Electronics Course
  Contents or Discontents? Optimizing What Goes Into the Undergraduate Electronics Course Paul Nienaber Session XVI - Teaching the Electronics Course
  Teaching the Modern Physics Lab David Alan Van Baak Session XVI - Teaching the Modern Physics Lab
  Modifying the optics laboratory for greater conceptual understanding Timothy T. Grove Session XVI - Teaching the Optics Course
  Active learning using tutorials in intermediate optics Mark Masters Session XVI - Teaching the Optics Course
  Advanced Optics lab at SJSU Ramen Bahuguna Session XVI - Teaching the Optics Course
  Undergraduate Laser Laboratory at SJSU Ken Wharton Session XVI - Teaching the Optics Course
  Laboratory Emphasis in Interdisciplinary Photonics Related Courses Orven F. Swenson Session XVI - Teaching the Optics Course