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
  A Comprehensive Laboratory Experience Gary Chottiner Poster
  A Course to Prepare Physics Students for the Research Laboratory David G. Haase Poster
  A New Combined Physics and Astrophysics Lab Course for Seniors Fronefield Crawford Poster
  A Simple Scanning Fabry-Perot Interferometer for High-Resolution Spectroscopy Experiments Thomas Moses Poster
  A Visible MOT for the Advanced lab: plans to build one and tough questions for how to fund it Ed Deveney Poster
  A framework for adopting modeling in upper-division lectures and labs Benjamin Zwickl Poster
  A new method to investigate the side-axis spectrum of He-Ne laser Weifeng Su Poster
  Advanced Labs in Biomedical Physics to Extend the Boundaries of the Traditional Physics Major Maria Babiuc-Hamilton Poster
  An Extreme Makeover of the Advanced Labs at Morehouse College Willie S. Rockward Poster
  An Undergraduate Research Project Incorporating LabVIEW to Measure Temperature Dependent Lifetimes in a Phosphor R. Seth Smith Poster
  Arduino Projects to Enhance STEM Education in the Undergraduate Physics Curriculum John R. Conrad Poster
  Assessing student understanding in upper-division analog electronics courses* MacKenzie R. Stetzer Poster
  Assessment and Upgrade of Upper Level Undergraduate Laboratory Instruction Mark Gealy Poster
  Berkeley’s two-semester advanced lab sequence. Thomas Colton Poster
  Bridging the gap between the teaching lab and the research lab Yongkang Le Poster
  Cat lapping: a fluid physics project for undergraduate students Dr. Katrina Hay Poster
  Characterization of a Dichroic Sheet Polarizer Ernest R. Behringer Poster
  Coherent Blue Light Emission in Rubidium Andrew M. C. Dawes Poster
  Creating Sustainable Change in Upper-Division Laboratory Courses at a Large Research University Heather Lewandowski Poster
  Description on the MIT Junior Lab curriculum, with updates on recent curriculum reforms Charles Bosse Poster
  Design and Characterization of an Optical Trap in the Advanced Lab Joseph Kozminski Poster
  Developing Professionalism in a Sophomore-level Experimental Physics Class Linda Winkler Poster
  Developing Students' Scientific Communication Skills in the Advanced Lab Joseph Kozminski Poster
  Electrical Circuits for Bioinspired Applications Jon Erickson Poster
  Emphasizing oral communication skills in an upper-level electronics course Melissa Eblen-Zayas Poster
  Fiber Optics Module for a Physics of Medicine Program Mary Lowe Poster
  Fission-Neutron ToF Spectroscopy : A Simplified Advanced Teaching Laboratory Ramon Torres-Isea Poster
  Flexible Physics: A Multimedia Bridge from Lecture to Lab Duncan Carlsmith Poster
  How to fund a large-enrollment physics advanced lab. Thomas Colton Poster
  Improving the quantification of Brownian motion Ashley Carter Poster
  Initial work on Experimental Plasma Station for the undergraduate curriculum Jeremiah Williams Poster
  Kinder, gentler oral exams Joss Ives Poster
  Laboratories in the Paradigms in Physics Curriculum David McIntyre Poster
  Laboratory Assessment: Strategies that Build Useful Skills Linda S. Barton Poster
  Laboratory Development Efforts in a Physics for Biologists Course Benjamin Geller Poster
  Laboratory Physics and Python at the University of Toronto David Bailey Poster
  Labs on Quantum and Classical Optics: Old and New Enrique J. Galvez Poster
  Lasers and Optics open-ended projects at Bethel University Chad Hoyt Poster
  Longitudinal Modes in a HeNe Laser Rick Pam Poster
  Measuring the quality factor of a resonator with a lock-in Jonathan Newport Poster
  Modern Physics Labs using Responsive Inquiry to Create Research Experiences Ben Stottrup Poster
  Neophytes Build a MOT Bruce Thompson Poster
  Physics project labs for advanced undergraduates at Caltech Eric D. Black Poster
  Predicting and Measuring the Resonant Frequency of a Microcantilever Thushara Perera Poster
  Providing a research and scientific writing experience in the student lab Barbara Hoeling Poster
  Real Time Wave Study Ron Vogel Poster
  Real-Time Thermodynamic Experiments With High Resolution Eric Ayars Poster
  Student Designed Experiments in Advanced Lab: A Carleton Experiment Dwight Luhman Poster
  Study of electric dipole and higher multipole radiation via scattering from nanoparticles Natthi L. Sharma Poster
  Targeted Student Experiences in a Superconductivity Lab Nathan Frank Poster
  Test of Bell's inequality using entangled photons. Stephen H. Irons Poster
  The ALPhA Immersions Program - Assessment of the First Two Years Lowell I. McCann Poster
  The Advanced Lab Sequence at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Adrienne Wootters Poster
  The Advanced Spectroscopy Laboratory Course at Miami University Burcin Bayram Poster
  The laboratory and the integral development of the students David Mendez Coca Poster
  The supersonic blowdown tunnel: a flexible apparatus for open-ended undergraduate research Keith Stein Poster
  The zen of learning laboratory physics through writing and the art of peer review Mark Masters Poster
  Two Advanced-Lab Experiments for the Thrifty Physicist Jed Brody Poster
  Undergraduate Physics Major Student Development of Written, Visual, and Oral Communication Skills Erin Flater Poster
  Undergraduate Terahertz (THz) Exercises for Advanced Laboratory at Morehouse College Willie S. Rockward Poster
  Using computer simulations to teach the Jarzynski equality Michael Lerner Poster
  Using the Arduino in an Analog and Digital Electronics Course for Physics Majors Everett Ramer Poster
  What carries the current in a metal?: A modern version of the Tolman-Stewart experiment Kelley D. Sullivan Poster
  What's missing from the traditional explanation of NMR experiments? Dr. Greg Severn Poster
  Will a magnet fall freely in a superconducting tube? Dr. Greg Severn Poster