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
  Case study on how to develop 3D labs with theoretical, experimental, and computational goals Ashley Carter Invited Presentation
  Experimental Design in Curricular Laboratories Melissa Eblen-Zayas Invited Presentation
  Give, Take, and Connect: The AAPT Laboratory Recommendations as a Framework for Community Progress Ernest Behringer Invited Presentation
  Implementing Computation Across the Curriculum Todd Zimmerman Invited Presentation
  Instructors’ values and practices are integral to PER in labs Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer Invited Presentation
  It’s not just about the experiment: The role of computation in laboratory instruction Marcos D. Caballero Invited Presentation
  Optics and lasers advanced laboratories Chad Hoyt Invited Presentation
  Pop-Up Classes: a non-traditional way to introduce technical skills Linda Barton Invited Presentation
  3d printed low budget spectrographs Timothy Grove Poster
  A Senior Level Lab Demonstrating the Utility of AFM Kurt Vandervoort Poster
  A large scale, problem based, advanced experimental physics lab program. Lars Hellberg Poster
  A new photon lab: Mimicking Eve in quantum key distribution Enrique J. Galvez Poster
  Acting like an experimentalist: Transforming post-lab reports into in-lab notebooks Greg Severn Poster
  Apparatus for measuring the speed of an electrical signal in a coaxial cable Mark Masters Poster
  BSY (Beyond Sophomore Year) Labs without an Advanced Lab class? Anne J Cox Poster
  Building a Low-Cost Earth’s Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer in the Advanced Lab Steven W. Morgan Poster
  Challenges with proposing causes for unexpected experimental results Laura Ríos Poster
  Creating a Nitinol Engine To Study the Thermodynamic Cycle Robert D. Polak Poster
  Developing a Laboratory Practice Assessment for the Design, Analysis, Tools, and Apprenticeship (DATA) Laboratory Rachel Henderson Poster
  Development of a high-resolution time coincidence counter using a Cypress PSoC chip Eric Ayars Poster
  Examining Student Understanding of Bipolar-Junction Transistor Circuits* Kevin L Van De Bogart Poster
  Experimental Quantum Mechanics Stephanie Rosenthal Poster
  Graphical Approach to Multi-slit Interference Analysis Patricia E Allen Poster
  Hyperfine Structure in Rubidium R. Seth Smith Poster
  Initial Impacts of the transformation of a large Introductory lab course focused on developing experimental skills and expert epistemology Heather J. Lewandowski Poster
  Introducing Students to Biophysics with a Centrifuge Force Microscope Tristan Stark Poster
  Lessons learned from five years of student self-directed experimental projects in the advanced lab Ryan Terrien Poster
  Limits of precision in the Balmer lines spectroscopy lab Timothy Roach Poster
  Low Cost Apparatus for Measuring the Speed of Light Ian Bearden Poster
  Measuring surface tension with capillary waves Jeffrey Wagner Poster
  Modeling the effect of air intake aperture size on the muzzle velocity of a ping pong ball cannon Derek Thuecks Poster
  Muon Experiments, Beyond the Turnkey Brett Fadem Poster
  Musical Acoustics Demos with an Impedance Probe Herbert Jaeger Poster
  New Developments of DeskCATTM: A Multi-Slice Optical Scanner for Teaching CT and SPECT Imaging Principles J.J. Battista Poster
  Physics Experiments for an Introductory Electronics Course Everett Ramer Poster
  Physics experiment teaching integrated with virtual-reality technology Yan Cen Poster
  Polarization studies of 3D photonic crystals using transmission and reflection experiments Shabbir Mian Poster
  Quantifying Superconductivity Through Magnetic Force-Distance Measurements using 3D Printers Mark Freeman Poster
  Student ownership of laboratory projects and attitudes about experimental physics Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer Poster
  Targeting Student Design and Modeling Skills Using Coupled Oscillators Alastair McLean Poster
  Teaching Self-Reliance in the Electronics Lab: One Approach Michelle Milne Poster
  The Covariance Matrix and Jacobian in Error Propagation Robert DeSerio Poster
  The Impacts of ALPhA's Laboratory Immersion Program Lowell McCann Poster
  Think first, act later - A course structure for improving student designed experiments Nathan Powers Poster
  Using Arduinos for Interdisciplinary Student Projects Will Roach Poster
  Verifying Moseley's law with energy-dispersive x-ray spectroscopy or x-ray fluorescence Michele McColgan Poster
  Videos in the Intermediate Laboratories Nicole Ackerman Poster
  Views about Experimental Physics in a Large Introductory Laboratory Course Benjamin Pollard Poster
  What counts in laboratories: Toward a practice-based identity survey Kelsey Funkhouser Poster
  W01: Mechanical Chaotic Oscillator Eric Ayars Workshop
  W02: An Advanced Lab Python Data Analysis and Uncertainty Exercise David Bailey Workshop
  W03 Low Cost Gamma Ray Spectrometers Ian Bearden Workshop
  W04: Investigating Hydrodynamic Instabilities Using Table-Top Experiments Daniel Borrero-Echeverry Workshop
  W05: Quantum Harmonic Oscillator Fluorescence Daniel Boye Workshop
  W06: Transient Heat Conduction in a Rod: Priceless Skills for $25 Jed Brody Workshop
  W07: Acoustic Trapping Ashley R. Carter Workshop
  W08: Chaotic Pendulum Experiment Robert DeSerio Workshop
  W09: Paschen’s Law Experiment Arturo Dominguez Workshop
  W10: Thermoelectric Effect and Applications-An Electronics ‘Final Project’ Experiment Khalid Eid Workshop
  W11: Particle Physics with Low Cost SiPM Based Detectors Brett Fadem Workshop
  W12: X-Ray Fluorescence & Moseley's Law Lorcan M. Folan Workshop
  W13: Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy for an advanced undergraduate (biophysics) lab course Nancy Forde Workshop
  W14: Quantitative analysis of Fraunhofer diffraction patterns: an exercise in model fitting, optics, and electronics Jerome Fung Workshop
  W15: Single-Photon Experiments and the Quantum Eraser Enrique J. Galvez Workshop
  W16: Shoebox Spectrographs (Dirt cheap light/spectroscopy labs) Timothy Grove Workshop
  W17: Data Acquisition Using LabVIEW Doug Harper Workshop
  W18: Uncertainty Propagation in Modern Physics Lab George Hassel Workshop
  W19: Measurement of the Acoustic Impedance of an Air Column Herbert Jaeger Workshop
  W20: Alpha Particle Energy Loss in Air Robert Knobel Workshop
  W21: Fiber optics at the intermediate and advanced levels Mary Lowe Workshop
  W22: Fourier Transform Spectroscopy in the Visible Range Jenny Magnes Workshop
  W23: A Lab to Detect Radio Pulsars Daniel Marlow Workshop
  W24: SPAD Circuit Construction and Pulse Counting with the Teensy Microcontroller Jonathan Newport Workshop
  W25: Soap Films: optics and colloidal interactions Greg Putman Workshop
  W26: Speed of light using a pulsed diode laser Timothy Roach Workshop
  W27: Flexible resources for supporting student conceptual understanding of diode circuits in electronics courses* MacKenzie R. Stetzer Workshop
  W28: Thermal Diffusion in Cylindrical Rods: Measuring Specific Heat and Thermal Conductivity Matthew C. Sullivan Workshop
  W29: Teaching Digital Concepts with FPGAs in an Advanced Lab: Frequency Counters Kurt Wick Workshop
  W30: Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments Cristina Mattone Workshop
  W31: Nuclear Imaging Introduction Cristina Mattone Workshop
  W32: Entanglion Game and Quantum Optics Demo Rik van Gorsel Workshop
  W33: Spatial Light Modulator Educational Kit Workshop Marc Murphy Workshop
  W34: Resistivity: 23 Orders of Magnitude on your desk, simplified Van Der Pauw & more Mark Zimmerman Workshop
  W35: Measuring the Dielectric Properties of Materials Arthur Lizotte Workshop
  W36: Digital Laue Diagrams with an X-ray Apparatus Ray Saper Workshop
  W37: Moku:Lab for radio wave demodulation and examples of feedback control Jacob Gamble Workshop
  W38: Arduino & MATLAB for teaching theory, experiment, and computation Paul Kassebaum Workshop
  W39: Medical Imaging hands on Computed Tomography with DeskCATTM-interactive lab & classroom demonstration without irradiating the students John Miller Workshop
  W40: Atomic Force Microscopy in Materials Science: nanomechanics and nanotribology Edward Nelson Workshop
  W41: Three Effects: Hall, Photoelectric, and Zeeman Ann Hanks Workshop
  W42: High-Speed Cameras for Slow Motion Analysis Jennifer Fenlason Workshop
  W43: High-Speed Polarization Demo Jennifer Fenlason Workshop
  W44: Classical mechanics using Quantum Levitation flexible track Boaz Almog Workshop
  W45: Superconductivity, flux pinning and levitation Boaz Almog Workshop
  W46: Quantum Mechanics Workshop Stephanie Rosenthal Workshop
  W47: Magnetic Susceptibility and the Periodic Table David Van Baak Workshop
  W48: The Hall Effect and the Sign of Charge Carriers David Van Baak Workshop
  W49: Harmonic Motion, Damped, Driven, and Self-Oscillating David Van Baak Workshop
  W50: Radio-Frequency Spectroscopy by Optical Pumping David Van Baak Workshop
  W51: Measuring the elementary charge e via Shot Noise David Van Baak Workshop
  W52: Earth’s-Field NMR and the Proton Magnetic Moment David Van Baak Workshop
  W53: Pulsed-NMR Spectroscopy and 1-d Imaging David Van Baak Workshop
  W54: Ultra-high resolution diode-laser spectroscopy David Van Baak Workshop
  W55: Honing 'quantum intuition' with sound waves in confined geometries David Van Baak Workshop
  W56: Diode Laser Pumped Nd:YAG Frequency Doubling Ray Saper Workshop