Wooster Physics Junior Independent Study Reports


2024

  • Iyanu Akinyemi, Going Unsteady: The Dynamics of Unicycles
  • Lily Baker, Examining Polystyrene Nanostructures with Atomic Force Microscopy
  • Alex Berggren, Analysis of Temperature’s Effect on Pitch for Wind Instruments
  • Karmellah Buttler, Cellular Automata Models of Snow Crystal Growth in Python
  • Al Cawley, Studying Solar Coronal Jets
  • Aeralyn Flynn, Fixing the Optical Tweezers Experiment
  • Nina Hanus, The Aerodynamics of a Rugby Ball
  • Eric Johnson, Effects of Luminous Flux and Wavelength on Silicon Solar Cells
  • Tali Lansing, BZ Spirals on Curved Surfaces
  • Madelyn Noll, Comparing the Drag Force and Drag Coefficient for Lacrosse Balls of Varying Surface Condition
  • Augustus (Gus) Thomas, Evaluating Uncertainties in BZ Simulations
  • Naz Younus, Crystal Tilt: Phase Shift in Interferometry

2023

  • Yohannes Abateneh, Music of the Terevelyan Thermal Rocker
  • Sahil Bindal, Building a Piezoelectric Road
  • Nick Gaba, Empirical Characterization of Fly Rods and Connections to Casting Behavior
  • Amanuel Jissa, The Hysteresis Curve and the Ferromagnetic Domains: Impurity of Crystals
  • Amanuel Jissa, The Hysteresis Curve and the Ferromagnetic Domains: Impurity of Crystals
  • Abrar Khondker, Using Gravitational Lensing to Estimate Galactic Masses and Dark Matter Content of Samples from the Sloan Lens ACS Survey
  • Kelly Kim, The Inharmonicity of a Violin
  • Aidan Mason, Creating Stationary Waves in a Reaction-Diffusion-Advection System Using the Belousov-Zhabotinsky Reaction
  • Kelsey McEwen, Determining the Trajectory of an Anisotropic Particle Around an Optical Nanofiber
  • Luke Wilson, Measuring Earth’s Rotation with a Compton Generator

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