Applied Physics faculty member Carolyn Kuranz discusses the details of an experimental target with Applied Physics graduate student Alexander Rasmus, at the Omega Laser Facility in Rochester New York. They are doing experiments to study vortex merging in shear flows.
Time sequence showing turbulent mixing between two fluids of different densities. Vortical structures colored by density highlight how the mixing region grows while the turbulence decays. The results are obtained using direct numerical simulation (DNS), in which all dynamical scales are resolved. - Eric Johnsen, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering
Richard Smalley Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry, Physics, Applied Physics, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Biology, Member of The Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and Biological Sciences. -
Dr. Raoul Kopelman
The 100-kW-class X3 Nested-channel Hall Thruster (shown operating in the Large Vacuum Test Facility at Michigan) was designed as a technology demonstration of electric propulsion sized for human exploration beyond the Moon.
Computational model of chemo-mechanically driven phase transformations in a model material that represents certain battery materials and alloys. The curved contours are interfaces enclosing tetragonal phases, each of which further separates into twin variants.
Computational model of a two-dimensional in silico model of tumor growt. The colors at the tumor edge show contours of glucose and oxygen concentration, while in the interior we see contours of cancer cell concentrations.
Cool plasmas" Dr. John E. Foster
Paul Carson, Ph.D., et al., Radiology, X-ray and ultrasound tomograms of a breast cancer (right side) from a combined system. Optical absorption image by photoacoustics is now included (different breast on the left).
Freely available copies of publications by PL Carson are available
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Duncan Steel, Ph.D. - Physics
Carolyn Kuranz, Ph.D. (R. Paul Drake, Ph.D.) - Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science
Roberto Merlin, Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Jeffrey Fessler, Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Mark Kushner, Ph.D. - Plasma Science and Engineering
Jasper Kok, Ph.D. - Applied Physics
Abigail Mechtenberg, Ph.D. - Applied Physics
Tal Carmon, Ph.D. - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Alec Thomas, Ph.D. - Nuclear Engineering and Plasma Physics
Yisa Rumala - Optical vortices.
Joanna Mirecki Millunchick - An SEM micrograph of InAs grown on a pattern of 2x2 µm mesas created by focused ion beam (FIB) milling an InP substrate. The InP substrate was first FIB patterned and then transferred in vacuo to a molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) system for InAs film growth. Growth on the raised mesas produces a less rough and more uniformly faceted InAs film than growth on unpatterned InP.
Vikram Gavini, Ph.D. - Contours of electron-density perturbation around a monovacancy in aluminium. The small red dots denote atoms around the vacancy.
Nick Patterson (R. Paul Drake’s lab) - Rayleigh-Taylor and Kelvin-Helmholtz instabilities on a shock wave propagating through a gas.
Professor Fred Becchetti and Mitaire Ojaruega, Ph.D
Professor John E. Foster, University of Michigan Graduate Student, Brandon R. Weatherford, "Visible plume from an electron cyclotron resonance (ECR) waveguide plasma cathode, operating on argon feed gas." Plasma Science and Technology Laboratory Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences University of Michigan.
ingle Molecule Fluorescence Illuminates Alzheimer's. A montage of TIRF images depicts the photobleaching of hundreds of single oligomers of fluorescently labeled amyloid-β(1-40). In the overlaid confocal image, single amyloid-β(1-40) oligomers (black) decorate the DiO-labeled membranes of two SH-SY5Y cells; such aggregates may disrupt neuronal cell membrane integrity, contributing to the pathophysiology of Alzheimer's disease.
Atmospheric pressure microwave plasma
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