2018 BFY III Abstract Browse
The abstracts listed below were presented at the 2018 BFY III Conference. You may use the column headers to sort the list.

Name 
Primary Contact 
Type 

W44: Classical mechanics using Quantum Levitation flexible track 
Almog, Boaz 
Workshop 

W45: Superconductivity, flux pinning and levitation 
Almog, Boaz 
Workshop 

W01: Mechanical Chaotic Oscillator 
Ayars, Eric 
Workshop 

W02: An Advanced Lab Python Data Analysis and Uncertainty Exercise 
Bailey, David 
Workshop 

W03 Low Cost Gamma Ray Spectrometers 
Bearden, Ian 
Workshop 

W04: Investigating Hydrodynamic Instabilities Using TableTop Experiments 
BorreroEcheverry, Daniel 
Workshop 

W05: Quantum Harmonic Oscillator Fluorescence 
Boye, Daniel 
Workshop 

W06: Transient Heat Conduction in a Rod: Priceless Skills for $25 
Brody, Jed 
Workshop 

W07: Acoustic Trapping 
Carter, Ashley R. 
Workshop 

W08: Chaotic Pendulum Experiment 
DeSerio, Robert 
Workshop 

W09: Paschen’s Law Experiment 
Dominguez, Arturo 
Workshop 

W10: Thermoelectric Effect and ApplicationsAn Electronics ‘Final Project’ Experiment 
Eid, Khalid 
Workshop 

W11: Particle Physics with Low Cost SiPM Based Detectors 
Fadem, Brett 
Workshop 

W43: HighSpeed Polarization Demo 
Fenlason, Jennifer 
Workshop 

W42: HighSpeed Cameras for Slow Motion Analysis 
Fenlason, Jennifer 
Workshop 

W12: XRay Fluorescence & Moseley's Law 
Folan, Lorcan M. 
Workshop 

W13: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy for an advanced undergraduate (biophysics) lab course 
Forde, Nancy 
Workshop 

W14: Quantitative analysis of Fraunhofer diffraction patterns: an exercise in model fitting, optics, and electronics 
Fung, Jerome 
Workshop 

W15: SinglePhoton Experiments and the Quantum Eraser 
Galvez, Enrique J. 
Workshop 

W37: Moku:Lab for radio wave demodulation and examples of feedback control 
Gamble, Jacob 
Workshop 

W16: Shoebox Spectrographs (Dirt cheap light/spectroscopy labs) 
Grove, Timothy 
Workshop 

W41: Three Effects: Hall, Photoelectric, and Zeeman 
Hanks, Ann 
Workshop 

W17: Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW 
Harper, Doug 
Workshop 

W18: Uncertainty Propagation in Modern Physics Lab 
Hassel, George 
Workshop 

W19: Measurement of the Acoustic Impedance of an Air Column 
Jaeger, Herbert 
Workshop 

W38: Arduino & MATLAB for teaching theory, experiment, and computation 
Kassebaum, Paul 
Workshop 

W20: Alpha Particle Energy Loss in Air 
Knobel, Robert 
Workshop 

W35: Measuring the Dielectric Properties of Materials 
Lizotte, Arthur 
Workshop 

W21: Fiber optics at the intermediate and advanced levels 
Lowe, Mary 
Workshop 

W22: Fourier Transform Spectroscopy in the Visible Range 
Magnes, Jenny 
Workshop 

W23: A Lab to Detect Radio Pulsars 
Marlow, Daniel 
Workshop 

W30: Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments 
Mattone, Cristina 
Workshop 

W31: Nuclear Imaging Introduction 
Mattone, Cristina 
Workshop 

W39: Medical Imaging hands on Computed Tomography with DeskCATTMinteractive lab & classroom demonstration without irradiating the students 
Miller, John 
Workshop 

W33: Spatial Light Modulator Educational Kit Workshop 
Murphy, Marc 
Workshop 

W40: Atomic Force Microscopy in Materials Science: nanomechanics and nanotribology 
Nelson, Edward 
Workshop 

W24: SPAD Circuit Construction and Pulse Counting with the Teensy Microcontroller 
Newport, Jonathan 
Workshop 

W25: Soap Films: optics and colloidal interactions 
Putman, Greg 
Workshop 

W26: Speed of light using a pulsed diode laser 
Roach, Timothy 
Workshop 

W46: Quantum Mechanics Workshop 
Rosenthal, Stephanie 
Workshop 

W36: Digital Laue Diagrams with an Xray Apparatus 
Saper, Ray 
Workshop 

W56: Diode Laser Pumped Nd:YAG Frequency Doubling 
Saper, Ray 
Workshop 

W27: Flexible resources for supporting student conceptual understanding of diode circuits in electronics courses* 
Stetzer, MacKenzie R. 
Workshop 

W28: Thermal Diffusion in Cylindrical Rods: Measuring Specific Heat and Thermal Conductivity 
Sullivan, Matthew C. 
Workshop 

W51: Measuring the elementary charge e via Shot Noise 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W54: Ultrahigh resolution diodelaser spectroscopy 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W48: The Hall Effect and the Sign of Charge Carriers 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W52: Earth’sField NMR and the Proton Magnetic Moment 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W53: PulsedNMR Spectroscopy and 1d Imaging 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W47: Magnetic Susceptibility and the Periodic Table 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W50: RadioFrequency Spectroscopy by Optical Pumping 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W49: Harmonic Motion, Damped, Driven, and SelfOscillating 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W55: Honing 'quantum intuition' with sound waves in confined geometries 
Van Baak, David 
Workshop 

W32: Entanglion Game and Quantum Optics Demo 
Van Gorsel, Rik van 
Workshop 

W29: Teaching Digital Concepts with FPGAs in an Advanced Lab: Frequency Counters 
Wick, Kurt 
Workshop 

W34: Resistivity: 23 Orders of Magnitude on your desk, simplified Van Der Pauw & more 
Zimmerman, Mark 
Workshop 
