Presentations - PHYS 334 - Fall 2012
Group A: Kaan Gökcesu, İlkay Kandemir, Berat Tuğrul Uğurlu & Alican Üver
Group B: Sevgin Sakıcı, Ahmet Burak Gököz & Elif Şeker
Group C: Sadi Ayhan, Çağatay Kerem Dönmez & Haşim Ekmel Ercan
Group D: Özge Alparslan, Kerime Çalışkan, Osman Gümüş & Berna Deniz Kuntman
Group E: Oğuzhan Aydın, Ömer Faruk İnel & Ahmet Faruk Yavuz
Group F: Mehmet Akif Keskiner, Nahit Polat, Pelin Soylu & Vadet Ünal
Group G: Özgür Yatmaz
October 10, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation I - Group A & B - October 17, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation I - Group C & D - October 31, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation I - Group E, F & G - November 28, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation II - Group A & B - December 5, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation II - Group C & D - December 6, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation II - Group E, F & G - December 26, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation III - Group A & B - December 27, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation III - Group C & D - December 28, 2012 - 17:30 - Presentation III - Group E, F & G -
Presentations I - Research Article Presentation
You should present the selected article and also all the context necessary to understand it. Please preform the necessary searches with Web of Knowledge
, Google Scholar
. You should also prepare a 1-page report in the format of a Science Communication article, see Optics & Photonics Focus
Life at low Reynolds number
, Am. J. Phys. 45
, 3 (1977).
A selected history of expectation bias in physics
, Am. J. Phys. 74
, 578 (2006).
Itô versus Stratonovich
, J. Stat. Phys. 24
, 175 (1981).
Relaxation of Brownian particles in a gravitational field
, Am. J. Phys. 77
, 240 (2009).
Strange kinetics of single molecules in living cells
, Phys. Today 65
, 8, 29 (2012).
Heat is not a noun
, Am. J. Phys. 69
, 107 (2001).
Loops and Self-Reference in the Construction of Dictionaries
, Phys. Rev. X 2
, 031018 (2012).
Presentations II - Basic Numerical Project
You should implement a code that reproduces the results presented in the article. You should also prepare a report in the format of a scientific article (4-page PRL format).
Brownian motion in a nonhomogeneous force field and photonic force microscope
, Phys. Rev. E 76
, 061118 (2007).
Microswimmers in patterned environments
, Soft. Matt. 7
, 8810 (2011).
Observation of a Noise-Induced Phase Transition with an Analog Simulator
, Phys. Rev. Lett. 51
, 1062 (1983).
Influence of Noise on Force Measurements
, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104
, 170602 (2010).
Realization of a micrometre-sized stochastic heat engine
, Nat. Phys. (2012).
Stochastic resonant damping in a noisy monostable system: Theory and experiment
, Phys. Rev. E 77
, 051107 (2008).
Thermally activated transitions in a bistable three-dimensional optical trap
, Nature 402, 785 (1999).
Presentations III - Advanced Numerical Project
You should verify numerically the results presented in the article. You should also prepare a report in the format of a scientific article (4-page PRL format).
Fluctuations and Irreversibility: An Experimental Demonstration of a Second-Law-Like Theorem Using a Colloidal Particle Held in an Optical Trap
, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92
, 140601 (2004).
The equivalence between the canonical and microcanonical ensembles when applied to large systems
, Am. J. Phys. 75
, 747 (2007).
An economic analogy to thermodynamics
, Am. J. Phys. 67
, 1239 (1999).
Social applications of two-dimensional Ising models
, Am. J. Phys. 76
Simple models of complex chaotic systems
, Am. J. Phys. 76
, 474 (2008).
Nonequilibrium Equality for Free Energy Differences
, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78
, 2690 (1997).
Self-reproduction in cellular automata
, Phys. D 10
, 135 (1984).