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Calculating the Spectral Properties of an Optical Ring Resonator

August 14, 2018

The effect of a “whispering gallery” can be observed (a similar way) in another field of science entirely: light waves traveling in an optical ring resonator.

Happy Birthday, Sir George Gabriel Stokes

August 13, 2018

Read about the life, work, and research of the physicist behind the famous fluid dynamics equation: Sir George Gabriel Stokes.

Studying the Program and Erase Cycle of an EEPROM Device

August 9, 2018

Using the Semiconductor Module, you can study the program and erase cycles of an electrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) device.

Happy Birthday, Paul Dirac

August 8, 2018

Paul Dirac, a British physicist, sought to theorize physical concepts were not able to be explained in words, eventually laying the foundations for quantum theory as we know it today.

Examining Heat Transfer in a Friction Stir Welding Process

August 6, 2018

Friction stir welding (FSW) is an efficient, cost effective, and environmentally friendly process that can be optimized by studying the heat transfer involved via modeling.

Happy Birthday, George de Hevesy

August 1, 2018

George de Hevesy is known for expanding the uses for X-ray florescence and radioactive isotopes, as well as discovering the chemical element hafnium.

Describing Viscoelastic Behavior with an Oldroyd-B Benchmark

July 31, 2018

The Oldroyd-B model is used to define viscoelastic behavior in fluids such as clay, toothpaste, and oil. We present a benchmark model for a fluid with viscoelastic behavior under strain.

CFD Benchmark: Examining Fluid Flow in a Transonic Diffuser

July 30, 2018

You can analyze the fluid flow in a transonic diffuser using CFD simulation. Get details in this blog post featuring a benchmark model based on research by M. Sajben et al.


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