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Presentations - PHYS 334 - Spring 2012

Presentation schedule

  • February 10, 2012 - 18:00 - Choose articles for presentation - You should choose an article by Friday 10 February, 2012 and communicate it to Başak Renklioğlu, otherwise you will be assigned one randomly. [ read more ]
  • March 6, 2012 - 11:50 - Özgürlük Alper - 0% (not shown) - A selected history of expectation bias in physics
  • March 6, 2012 - 12:00 - Kandemir İlkay - 18% (15%+3%) - Brownian motion in a nonhomogeneous force field and photonic force microscope
  • March 6, 2012 - 12:10 - Sağlam Berk - 23% (15%+8%) - Microswimmers in patterned environments
  • March 6, 2012 - 12:30 - Çelik Buket - 23% (15%+3%) - Relaxation of Brownian particles in a gravitational field
  • March 13, 2012 - 11:40 - Cunbul Ahmet Burak - 23% (15% + 8%) - Influence of Noise on Force Measurements
  • March 13, 2012 - 11:50 - Gümüş Osman - 23% (15% + 8%) - Heat is not a noun
  • March 13, 2012 - 12:10 - Kav Batuhan - 23% (15% + 8%) - The equivalence between the canonical and microcanonical ensembles when applied to large systems
  • March 13, 2012 - 12:20 - Erhan Muhsin - 0% (not shown) - Sadi Carnot's contribution to the second law of thermodynamics
  • March 13, 2012 - 12:40 - Türedi Bekir - 17% (15% + 2%) - Observation of a Noise-Induced Phase Transition with an Analog Simulator [ read more ]
  • March 30, 2012 - 9:40 - Elitaş Ersen - 20% (15% + 5%) - Rudolf Clausius and the road to entropy
  • March 30, 2012 - 9:50 - Çalışkan Kerime - 17% (15% + 2%) - What is a reversible process?
  • March 30, 2012 - 10:00 - Asbaş Caner - 0% (not shown) - Entropy, information, and computation
  • March 30, 2012 - 10:10 - Erdem Onur - 23% (15% + 8%) - Would Bohr be born if Bohm were born before Born?
  • March 30, 2012 - 10:30 - Cücen Onur - 20% (15% + 5%) - Realization of a micrometre-sized stochastic heat engine [ read more ]
  • April 6, 2012 - 10:20 - İlhan Alper - 24% (15% + 9%) - The 1925 Born and Jordan paper "On quantum mechanics" [ read more ]
  • May 8, 2012 - 11:40 - Argun Aykut - 24% (15% + 9%) - Planck's Legacy to Statistical Mechanics
  • May 8, 2012 - 11:50 - Aydın Oşuzhan - 0% (not shown) - Satyendranath Bose: Co-Founder of Quantum Statistics
  • May 8, 2012 - 12:00 - Tekin Mustafa - 17% (15% + 2%) - A simple derivation of distribution functions for Bose and Fermi statistics
  • May 8, 2012 - 12:10 - Keskiner Mehmet Akif - 0% (not shown) - The fraction of "all different" combinations: Justifying the semiclassical partition function
  • May 8, 2012 - 12:20 - Sakıcı Sevgin - 22% (15% + 7%) - An economic analogy to thermodynamics
  • May 8, 2012 - 12:30 - Atakişi Hakan - 24% (15% + 9%) - Social applications of two-dimensional Ising models
  • May 8, 2012 - 12:40 - Tiftikçi Alper Yasin - 21% (15% + 6%) - Insight into entropy [ read more ]
  • May 11, 2012 - 9:00 - Şahinbaş Burak - 24% (15% + 9%) - Simple models of complex chaotic systems
  • May 11, 2012 - 9:00 - Ülkü Berkay Kaşan - 0% (not shown) - Stochastic resonant damping in a noisy monostable system: Theory and experiment
  • May 11, 2012 - 10:00 - Işık Kübra - 23% (15% + 8%) - Thermal noise suppression: how much does it cost?
  • May 11, 2012 - 10:10 - Türkmen İhsan Yaşar - 0% (not shown) - Nonequilibrium Equality for Free Energy Differences
  • May 11, 2012 - 10:20 - Gököz Ahmet Burak - 21% (15% + 6%) - Fluctuations and Irreversibility: An Experimental Demonstration of a Second-Law-Like Theorem Using a Colloidal Particle Held in an Optical Trap
  • May 11, 2012 - 10:30 - İnel Ömer Faruk - 0% (not shown) - Life at low Reynolds number [ read more ]


  • Articles for Short Presentations

    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).

    Relaxation of Brownian particles in a gravitational field, Am. J. Phys. 77, 240 (2009).
    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).

    Itô versus Stratonovich, J. Stat. Phys. 24, 175 (1981).
    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).

    Heat is not a noun, Am. J. Phys. 69, 107 (2001).
    Realization of a micrometre-sized stochastic heat engine, Nat. Phys. (2012).

    The equivalence between the canonical and microcanonical ensembles when applied to large systems, Am. J. Phys. 75, 747 (2007).

    Sadi Carnot’s contribution to the second law of thermodynamics, Am. J. Phys. 76, 21 (2008).
    Insight into entropy, Am. J. Phys. 68, 1090 (2000).
    Rudolf Clausius and the road to entropy, Am. J. Phys. 54, 1068 (1986).
    What is a reversible process?, Am. J. Phys. 75, 608 (2007).
    Entropy, information, and computation, Am. J. Phys. 67, 1074 (1999).

    Would Bohr be born if Bohm were born before Born?, Am. J. Phys. 76, 143 (2008).
    The 1925 Born and Jordan paper “On quantum mechanics”, Am. J. Phys. 77, 128 (2009).
    Planck's Legacy to Statistical Mechanics, arXiv:cond-mat/0101293 (2001).
    Satyendranath Bose: Co-Founder of Quantum Statistics, Am. J. Phys. 40, 1212 (1972).
    A simple derivation of distribution functions for Bose and Fermi statistics, Am. J. Phys. 57, 1150 (1989).
    The fraction of “all different” combinations: Justifying the semiclassical partition function, Am. J. Phys. 65, 314 (1997).

    An economic analogy to thermodynamics, Am. J. Phys. 67, 1239 (1999).
    Social applications of two-dimensional Ising models, Am. J. Phys. 76,470 (2008).
    Stochastic resonant damping in a noisy monostable system: Theory and experiment, Phys. Rev. E 77, 051107 (2008).

    Simple models of complex chaotic systems, Am. J. Phys. 76, 474 (2008).

    Thermal noise suppression: how much does it cost?, J. Phys. A 42, 095005 (2009).

    Nonequilibrium Equality for Free Energy Differences, Phys. Rev. Lett. 78, 2690 (1997).
    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).