Programme

COMSOL Conference User Presentations

User Presentations

Over 150 presentations on multiphysics simulation will be given at the conference by our users. By attending these sessions, you can connect with your colleagues and learn from their experience using COMSOL Multiphysics. The programme includes moderated user presentation sessions and a grand poster session.

Below, you will find a sample of the papers being presented at this year's conference. Additional submissions will be posted here as they are reviewed and published.

Proceedings

AC/DC Electromagnetics I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: FDR
Moderator: Mark Ainslie, University of Cambridge
3D Modeling of All-Superconducting Synchronous Electric Machine by Finite Element Method
D. Hu1, M. Ainslie1, J. Zou1, D. Cardwell1
1Bulk Superconductivity Group, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Formation of Particle Clusters from Rotating Particle Chains
D. Kappe1, A. Hütten1
1Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Frequency Response Modeling of Inductive Position Sensor with Finite Element Tools
A. K. Palit1
1LE GmbH, Espelkamp, Germany
Influence of Air Gap Length and Cross-Section on Magnetic Circuit Parameters
A. Polit1, R. Jez1
1ABB Corporate Research Center, Krakow, Poland
Prototyping of a Claw Pole Machine Using 3D Modeling
F. Mannerhagen1
1Chalmers, Göteborg, Sweden

AC/DC Electromagnetics II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Recital Room
Moderator: Magnus Olsson, COMSOL
3D Multiphysics Modeling of Bulk High-Temperature Superconductors for Use as Trapped Field Magnets
M. Ainslie1, J. Zou1, D. Hu1, D. Cardwell1
1Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Electrical Scale-Up of Metallurgical Processes
R. Schlanbusch1, S. A. Halvorsen1, S. Shinkevich1, D. Gómez2
1Teknova, Kristiansand, Norway
2Department of Applied Mathematics & ITMATI, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, La Coruña, Spain
Modeling of Anisotropic Laminated Magnetic Cores Using Homogenization Approaches
H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1, R. Disselnkötter2
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Dresden, Germany
2ABB Corporate Research Center, Ladenburg, Germany
Models of Simple Iron Cored Electromagnets
J. Mammadov1
1University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Simulation of GMR in Granular C/Co Nanoparticles in Agarose
P. Hainke1, D. Kappe1, A. Hütten1
1Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
The Design of a Multilayer Planar Transformer for DC/DC Converter with a Resonant Inverter
M. Puskarczyk1, R. Jez 1
1ABB Corporate Research Center, Krakow, Poland

Acoustics & Vibrations I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Recital Room
Moderator: Arthur van der Harten, Foster + Partners
Acoustic Wave Propagation in Water Filled Buried Polyethylene Pipes
T. Graf1, T. Gisler1, P. Sollberger1, O. Schaelli1
1School of Engineering and Architecture, Lucerne University, Horw, Switzerland
Complete Modeling of a Vented Box Loudspeaker in COMSOL Multiphysics®
R. Vaucher1
1NEXO, Plailly, France
Modeling of Ultrasonic Transducers and Ultrasonic Wave Propagation for Commercial Applications Using Finite Elements with Experimental Visualization of Waves for Validation
D. R. Andrews1
1Cambridge Ultrasonics, Over, UK
Modeling of Noise Produced by Offshore Wind Turbines with Different Foundations and Effects on the Marine Environment
B. Marmo 1, I. Roberts 1
1Xi Engineering Consultants, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Modeling the Sound Radiation by Loudspeaker Cabinets
M. Cobianchi1, M. Rousseau1
1 B&W Group Ltd, Steyning, UK
Numerical Study on Shear Horizontal Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducers for Generation of Ultrasonic Guided Waves for Absorber Tubes used in Concentrated Solar Plants
L. Cheng1, A. Mohimi1, M. Kogia1, V. Kappatos1, C. Selcuk1, T.-H. Gan1
1Brunel Innovation Centre, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Prediction of Noise Generated by Electromagnetic Forces in Induction Motors
M. K. Nguyen1, R. Haettel2, A. Daneryd2
1KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
2ABB Corporate Research,Västerås, Sweden
Simple Disk Piezo Transformer Based Oscillator
J. P. Sandoz1, J. M. Kissling1
1Institute of Applied Microtechnology, La Chaux-de-Fonds, HE‐ARC, Switzerland

Acoustics & Vibrations II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Jock Colville Hall
Moderator: Ragnar Glav, Scania
3D Acoustic Streaming Field in High-Intensity Discharge Lamps
B. Baumann1, J. Schwieger1, M. Wolff1, F. Manders2, J. Suijker2
1Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
2Philips Lighting, Turnhout, Belgium
Acoustic and Flow Analysis to Reduce Boiler Hum
Th. B. J. Campmans1
1LBPSIGHT, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Application of a Weakly Non-Linear Analysis to the Analysis of Thermoacoustic Combustion Instabilities
D. Laera1, S. M. Camporeale1, G. Campa2
1Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
2Ansaldo Energia, Genoa, Italy
Near-Wall Dynamics of Microbubbles in an Acoustical Trap
L. Wright1, G. Memoli1, P. Jones2, E. Stride3
1National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, UK
2University College London, London, UK
3University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Optimization of Acoustic Silencer for the Screw Compressor System
M. Swamy1, L. J. van Lier1, J. Smeulers1
1TNO, Delft, The Netherlands
Prediction of Transformer Core Noise
R. Haettel1, A. Daneryd1, M. Kavasoglu1, C. Ploetner2
1ABB Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden
2ABB Transformers, Varennes, QC, Canada
Acoustic-Structure Interaction Simulation of a Differential Phase Sensor
J. H. Lee1
1Department of Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

Batteries & Fuel Cells

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: MC SCS 1
Moderator: Henrik Ekstrom, COMSOL
Analysis of the Electrochemical Removal of Aluminum Matrix Composites Using Multiphysics Simulation
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1, N.Lehnert1, M. Kowalick1, G. Meichsner2, A. Schubert1,2
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
Electro-Chemical Etching & Deposition of a Super Alloy Using Tertiary Current Distribution Method
M. Yeoman1, R. Damodharan1
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Material Structure Grading in the Direction Normal to the Electrode/Electrolyte Interface Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
M. Andersson1, B. Sundén1
1Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Thermal Management of Li-ion Battery Packs
D. Adair1, K. Ismailov2, Z. Bakenov3
1School of Engineering, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
2CPS, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan
3Institute of Batteries, Astana, Kazakhstan
Large and High Power Cylindrical Batteries - Analysis of the Battery Pack Temperature Distributions Using the COMSOL Multiphysics® and MATLAB® Simulation Softwares
O. Capron1, A. Samba1, N. Omar1, H. Gualous2, P. Van den Bossche1, J. Van Mierlo1
1MOBI - Mobility, Logistics and Automotive Technology Research Centre, VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
2Laboratoire LUSAC, Université de Caen Basse Normandie, Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Paleohydrogeological Reactive Transport Model of the Olkiluoto Site (Finland)
M. Luna1, P. Trinchero1, J. Molinero1, J. Löfman2, P. Pitkanen3, L. Koskinen3
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
2VTT Energy, Espoo, Finland
3Posiva, Eurajoki, Finland

Bioscience & Bioengineering I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: MC SCS 1
Moderator: Daniel Peavoy, The Manufacturing Technology Centre
An Automatic Modeling Approach for Optimized Positioning of an Electrostimulative Implant in the Human Femoral Head
Y. Su1, D. Kluess1, W. Mittelmeier1, M. Ellenrieder1, U. van Rienen2, R. Bader1
1Department of Orthopaedics, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
2Institute of General Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
Determination of the Mechanical Properties in the Avian Middle Ear by Inverse Analysis
P. Muyshondt1, J. Soons1, D. de Greef1, J. Peacock1, J. Dirckx1
1University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

From Music to Non-Invasive Therapies via COMSOL Multiphysics® Models
E. Lacatus1, G. C. Alecu2, A. Tudor2, M. A. Sopronyi3
1Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2Student-Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
3INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Modeling the Human Touch: A FEM Model of the Human Hand Fingertips for Haptic Applications
A. Talarico1, M. Malvezzi1, D. Prattichizzo1,2
1Department of Information Engineering & Mathematical Science, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
2Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Bioscience & Bioengineering II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: MC SCS 1
Moderator: Edmund Dickinson, COMSOL
Calibration of a Bio-Kinetic Model to Simulate Microalgae Growth
A. Solimeno1, J. Garcia2
1Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
2Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Modeling Bioclogging Effects in Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment
R. Samso1, N. Forquet2, P. Molle2, J. Garcia1
1Department of Hydraulic, Maritime and Environmental Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech, Barcelona, Spain
2IRSTEA, Freshwater Systems, Ecology and Pollution Research Unit, Villeurbanne, France
Multiphysics Modeling of Electrode-Driven Renal Denervation for Hypertension Treatment
M. Miliani1, F. Piccagli1, C. Silvestro1
1Medtronic Invatec S.p.A., Roncadelle, Italy
Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Image-Based Modeling
D. Iber1,3, Z. Karimaddini1,3, E. Unal1,2, D. Menshykau1,3
1D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
2DBM University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
3Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), Lausanne, Switzerland
Transport and Concentration of Charged Molecules in a Lipid Membrane
S. D. Evans1, J. S. Roth1, M. R. Cheetham1
1University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Building Design Simulation

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: JCR TV Room
Moderator: Jan Hermans, Philips Lighting
Analysis of an Air Transparent Soundproof Window System & Comparisons to Physical Test Data
M. Yeoman1, V. Sivasailam1, A. Tomar2
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
2Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Coventry, UK
Energy Pile Simulation – an Application of THM-Modeling
E. Holzbecher1
1Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany
Investigating the Performance of Mechanically Ventilated Double-Skin Facades with Solar Control Devices in the Main Cavity
C. G. Galante1
1Newtecnic Ltd, London, England, UK
Sound Field Analysis of Monumental Structures by the Application of Diffusion Equation Model
Z. S. Gul1, N. Xiang2, M. Caliskan3
1Department of Architecture, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
2School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
The Hygro-Thermal Improvement of a Mounting System to Fasten Roof Workmen to Flat Roofs
H. L. Schellen1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Toward Energy Zero Building: A COMSOL Multiphysics® Model of Building and its HVAC System
F. Bruno1
1ENERSPACE Srl, Genoa, Italy
Use of COMSOL Multiphysics® for IAQ Monitoring in Cleanrooms
G. Petrone1, C. Balocco2
1BE CAE & Test, Catania, Italy
2Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Firenze, Firenze, Italy

CFD I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Wolfson Hall
Moderator: Mats Nigam, COMSOL
Optimization of Jet Mixer Geometry and Mixing Studies
A. Egedy1, B. Molnar1, T. Varga1, T. Chován1
1Department of Process Engineering, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary

Simulation and Performance of Pulsed Pipe Flow Mixing in Non-Newtonian Liquid Dispersion Media
T. Koiranen1, J. Tamminen1, A. Häkkinen1
1LUT Chemtech, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland
Simulation of Air Flow Through Ventilation Ducts
E. Dalsryd1
1KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Simulations of Micropumps Based on Tilted Flexible Structures
M. J. Hancock1, N. H. Elabbasi1, M. C. Demirel2
1Veryst Engineering, LLC, Needham, MA, USA
2The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
3D Multiphysics Model of Thermal Flow Sensors
C. Falco1, A. De Luca1, S. Sarfraz1, F. Udrea1
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

CFD II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Wolfson Hall
Moderator: Anders Ekerot, COMSOL
A 2D Model of the Flow in Hydrocyclones
B. Chinè1, F. Concha2, M. Meneses G.3
1School of Materials Science and Engineering, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Cartago, Costa Rica
2Department of Metallurgical Engineering, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile
3School of Production Engineering, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Cartago, Costa Rica
Comparison of Classic and Finned Piston Reciprocating Linear Air Compressor Using COMSOL Multiphyics®
M. Heidari1, P. Barrade1, A. Rufer1
1LEI, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Modeling and Simulation of a Disposable Coriolis Flow-meter
S. Hooshmand Zadeh1
1GE-Healthcare, Uppsala, Sweden
Performance Evaluation of the 19th Century Clipper Ship Cutty Sark: A Comparative Study
C. Tonry1, M. Patel1, C. Bailey1, W. Davies1, J. Harrap1, E. Kentley1, P. Mason1
1University of Greenwich, London, UK
Two Step Study of Flow in an Industrial Pulp Screen, Solved with the COMSOL Multiphysics® Mixer Module
R. Wetind1
1Wetind Technology AB, Alnö, Sweden

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: JCR TV Room
Moderator: Niklas Rom, COMSOL
Computational Modeling of the Impact of Solar Irradiance on Chemical Degradation of Painted Wall Hangings in a Historical Interior
Z. Huijbregts1, A. van Schijndel1, H. Schellen1, K. Keune2, M. Eikema Hommes3,4
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3Cultural Heritage Agency, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
4Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Kinetic Parameters for Gas Phase Photocatalysis: Analytic Versus CFD Approach
S. Denys1, S. Verbruggen1, S. Lenaerts1
1Sustainable Energy and Air Purification, Department of Bioscience Engineering, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
Modeling and Simulation of Membrane Contactor Employed to Strip CO2 from Rich Solvents via COMSOL Multiphysics®
N. Ghasem1, M. Al-Marzouqi1, N. A. Rahim1
1United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates
Multiscale Simulation of a Photocatalytic Reactor for Water Treatment
A. Cockx1, R. Degrave1, P. Schmitz1
1University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Numerical Modeling of the Original and Advanced TEMKIN Reactor for Catalysis Experiments in Laboratory Scale
D. Götz1, M. Kuhn1, P. Claus1
1Ernst-Berl-Institute/Chemical Technology II, Darmstadt, Germany

Geophysics & Geomechanics

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Seminar Room 1
Moderator: Sven Friedel, COMSOL
Can we use Aquifers to Monitor Magma Chambers? Using COMSOL Multiphysics® to Investigate Subsurface Strain Changes and Their Effect on Hydrological Systems
K. Strehlow1, J. Gottsmann1, A. Rust1
1University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Estimation of Volcanic Deformation Source Parameters Through Optimization of Geodetic Data at Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador
J. Hickey1, J. Gottsmann1, P. Mothes2
1University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
2Instituto Geofísico, Escuela Politécnica Nacional, Quito, Ecuador
Inclusive Routine of the Soil Surface Energy Balance in COMSOL Multiphysics®
M. Bortoloni1, M. Bottarelli2, Y. Su3
1Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, Este, Italy
2Department of Architecture, University of Ferrara, Este, Italy
3Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Modeling Self-Potential Effects during Reservoir Stimulation in Enhanced Geothermal System
G. Perillo1, A. Monetti2, A. Troiano2, M. G. Di Giuseppe2, C. Troise2, G. De Natale2
1University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
2INGV-Osservatorio Vesuviano, Naples, Italy
Three-Dimensional Thermal Modeling of Temperature Variation in Concrete Box-Girders Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
S. Abid1,2, N. Tayşi1, M. Özakça1
1Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey
2Wasit University, Kut, Iraq

Heat Transfer & Phase Change I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Jock Colville Hall
Moderator: Nicolas Huc, COMSOL
COMSOL Multiphysics® Based Identification of Thermal Properties of Mesoporous Silicon by Pulsed Photothermal Method
N. Semmar1, I. El Abdouni1, A. Melhem1
1GREMI-UMR7344, CNRS/University of Orléans, Orléans, France
Heat Transfer and Working Temperature Field of a Photovoltaic Panel under Realistic Environmental Conditions
E. Ruiz-Reina1, M. Sidrach-de-Cardona1, M. Piliougine1
1University of Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Heat Transfer in Adsorption Heat Exchangers between Pellets and Fins
E. Laurenz1, G. Füldner1, L. Schnabel1
1Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), Freiburg, Germany
Thermal Field in a NMR Cryostat
A. D'Orazio1, C. Agostini1, S. Fiacco1
1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Astronautica, Elettrica ed Energetica - Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Thermal Natural Convection Simulations with COMSOL Multiphysics® in Comparison with Measurements
H. van Halewijn1
1Fontys University of Applied Physics, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Heat Transfer & Phase Change II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: FDR
Moderator: Eric Laurenz, Fraunhofer Institut für Solare Energie Systeme
Heat Conduction in Porous Absorption Layers for Thermography Applications
L. Helmich1, A. Huetten1
1Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Virtual Prototype Evolution by COMSOL Multiphysics® of a Continuous Flow Animal By-Products ABP Ohmic Sterilization Unit
R. Heslop1
1C-Tech Innovation Ltd., Capenhurst, Cheshire, UK
Heat Drain Device on Ultrasound Imaging Probe
G. Vigna1, L. Spicci1
1Esaote SPA, Florence, Italy
Numerical Optimization of Heating for High-Speed Rotating Cup by Means of Multiphysics Modeling and its Experimental Verification
K. Kyrgyzbaev1, M. Willert-Porada1, M. Terock1
1University of Bayreuth, Chair of Materials Processing, Bayreuth, Germany

MEMS & Piezoelectric Devices

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Seminar Room 1
Moderator: James Ransley, COMSOL
Efficient, Selective Piezoeletric Wave Transduction Using Interdigitated Electrodes
H. T. D. Grigg1, T. H. Hanley1, B. J. Gallacher1
1Newcastle University, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, UK
MEMS Acoustic Pixel
A. Arevalo1, I. G. Foulds2
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Simple Finite Element Model of the Topografiner
H. Cabrera1, D. A. Zanin1, L. G. De Pietro1, A. Vindigni1, U. Ramsperger1, D. Pescia1
1Laboratory for Solid State Physics, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Simulation of a Micro-Scale Out-of-plane Compliant Mechanism
E. Rawashdeh1, A. Arevalo1, D. Castro1, I. G. Foulds2, N. Dechev3
1Computer, Electrical & Mathematical Sciences & Engineering Division (CEMSE), King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus, The University of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
3University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Simulation of Piezoelectric Nanofibers for Harvesting Energy Applications
S. Rouabah1, A. Chaabi1
1Electronics Department, Constantine University, Constantine, Algeria
Thermomechanical Effects of the Packaging Molding Process on the Chip in Integrated Circuits
N. Semmar1, M. Fournier1, P. S. Alleaume 2, A. Seigneurin 3
1GREMI-UMR7344, CNRS/University of Orléans, Orléans, France
2Collegium Sciences et Techniques, Orléans, France
3ST Microelectronics Tours SAS, Tours, France

Oil & Gas

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: MC SCS 1
Moderator: Mats Nigam, COMSOL
Heat Transfer in Borehole Heat Exchangers from Laminar to Turbulent Conditions
E. Holzbecher1, H. Räuschel1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Modeling of Wettability Alteration during Spontaneous Imbibition of Mutually Soluble Solvents in Mixed Wet Fractured Reservoirs
M. Chahardowli1, H. Bruining1
1Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Submarine Gas Hydrate Reservoir Simulations - A Gas/Liquid Fluid Flow Model for Gas Hydrate Containing Sediments
S. Schlüter1, T. Hennig1, G. Janicki1, G. Deerberg1
1Fraunhofer UMSICHT, Oberhausen, Germany
Modeling a Nozzle in a Borehole
E. Holzbecher1, F. Sun1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
The Geometrical Optimization of MSFL Pad Design by COMSOL Multiphysics® and Design of Experiments
T. Hao1, J. M. Singer1
1GE Oil & Gas, Farnborough, UK

Optics & Photonics

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Tizard Room
Moderator: Ian Thomson, Selex ES
Heterodimensional Charge-Carrier Confinement in Sub-Monolayer InAs in GaAs
S. Harrison1, M. Young1, M. Hayne1, P. D. Hodgson1, R. J. Young1, A. Strittmatter2, A. Lenz2, U. W. Pohl2, D. Bimberg2
1Department of Physics, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
2Institut für Festkörperphysik, Berlin, Germany
Multiphysics Simulation of Polymer-Based Filters for Sub-Millimeter Space Optics
N. Baccichet1, G. Savini1
1Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London, London, UK
Numerically Closing the Loop of the Adaptive Optics Sensor: the Validation of the COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation
C. Del Vecchio1, R. Briguglio1, A. Riccardi1
1National Institute for Astrophysics, Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory, Florence, Italy
Purcell Effect via Numerical Simulation
I. Zabkov 1, V. Klimov1, A. Pavlov1, D. Guzatov2
1All-Russia Research Institute of Automatics (VNIIA), Moscow, Russia
2Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno, Grodno, Belarus
Simulation of Bio-medical Waveguide in Mechanical and Optical fields
Y. Xin1, A. Purniawan1, L. Pakula1, G. Pandraud1, P. J. French1
1Technology University of Delft, Delft, Netherlands

Optimization Methods & Teaching

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Tizard Room
Moderator: Nils Malm, COMSOL
Bridging the Complexity Gap in Modern Engineering Education with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
L. Fromme1, C. Schröder1
1Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany
Cloud Computations for Acoustics with Coupled Physics
A. Daneryd1, D. Ericsson2
1ABB Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden
2COMSOL AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Coupling Transient Network Models and Stationary Finite-Element Models by Calculation On-Demand of Interpolation Points for Characteristic Maps
H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Dresden, Germany
Electromagnetic Actuators Modeling, Simulation and Optimization: Review of Methods and Their Application for Switching Devices
O. Craciun1, V. Biagini1, G. Stengel1, C. Reuber2, C. Chao3, B. Funieru3 , A. Binder3
1ABB Corporate Research, Ladenburg, Germany
2ABB AG Calor Emag Mittelspannungsprodukte
3TU Darmstadt, Department of Electrical Energy Conversion, Darmstadt, Germany
Implementation of COMSOL Multiphysics® in Simulink® S-Functions, Revisited
A.W.M. van Schijndel1
1Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Particle Beam Tracking with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
O. Karamyshev1, L. J. Devlin1, C. P. Welsch1
1University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Teaching Simulation Methods with COMSOL Multiphysics®
M. Pieper1, S. Schulz1
1FH Aachen, Faculty Energy Engineering, Jülich, Germany

Poster Session

Thursday, September 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room: Exhibition Hall
3D Acoustic Streaming Field in High-Intensity Discharge Lamps
B. Baumann1, J. Schwieger1, M. Wolff1, F. Manders2, J. Suijker2
1Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany
2Philips Lighting, Turnhout, Belgium
3D Modelling of Flow Dynamics in Packed Beds of Low Aspect Ratio
F. Alzahrani1, F. Aiouache1
1Engineering Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK
3D Multiphysics Model of Thermal Flow Sensors
C. Falco1, A. De Luca1, S. Sarfraz1, F. Udrea1
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
3D-FEA of the Relationship between the Occiput and Sphenoid in the Osteopathic Paradigm
Y. Chiesa1
1Istituto Superiore di Osteopatia, Milan, Italy
Acoustic and Flow Analysis to Reduce Boiler Hum
Th. B. J. Campmans1
1LBPSIGHT, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands

Air Damping Simulation of MEMS Torsional Paddle
N. Mahmoodi1, C. J. Anthony1
1University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Analysis of 3D Biocompatible Additive Structure Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
E. Lacatus1, M. A. Sopronyi2, G. C. Alecu1, A. Tudor1
1Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Analysis of an Air Transparent Soundproof Window System & Comparisons to Physical Test Data
M. Yeoman1, V. Sivasailam1, A. Tomar2
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
2Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Coventry, UK
Analysis of the Electrochemical Removal of Aluminum Matrix Composites Using Multiphysics Simulation
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1, N.Lehnert1, M. Kowalick1, G. Meichsner2, A. Schubert1,2
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
Analysis to Determine Optimum Strain Gauge Locations for SENSEWHEEL
T. Suzuki1, C. Holloway1, S. Taylor1
1University College London, London, UK
Birefringence Induced in Optical Rib Waveguides by Thermal and Mechanical Stresses
G. Grasso1, V. M. N. Passaro1, F. De Leonardis1
1Photonics Research Group, Politechnic Institute of Bari, Bari, Italy
Bridging the Complexity Gap in Modern Engineering Education with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
L. Fromme1, C. Schröder1
1Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, Bielefeld, Germany
CFD/Electromagnetics Interactions via Realistic Heat and Mass Transfer to Moist Substrates
G. Ruocco1, M. V. De Bonis2
1Engineering College, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
2I​nstitute of Food Science and Production, National Research Council, Bari, I​taly
Cloud Computations for Acoustics with Coupled Physics
A. Daneryd1, D. Ericsson2
1ABB Corporate Research, Västerås, Sweden
2COMSOL AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Computation Model of Electrostatic Spraying in Agriculture Industry
M. Al-Mamury1, W. Balachandran 1, H. Al-Raweshidy 1, N. Manivannan1
1Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Computational Modelling of Fluid Dynamics in Electropolishing of Radiofrequency Accelerating Cavities
H. Rana1, L. Ferreira2
1Loughborough University, Leicestershire, UK
2European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), Genéve, Switzerland
Computational Simulation of Gold Core/Shell Nanostructures for Near-Field Transducers in Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording
J. Bennington1
1Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation of Energy Conversion and Storage Concepts Based on Oxide Crystals
C. Cherkouk1, M. Zschornak1, J. Hanzig1, M. Nentwich1, F. Meutzner1, M. Urena1, T. Leisegang2, D. C. Meyer1
1Institute of Experimental Physics, Technische Universität Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany
2Fraunhofer-Technologiezentrum, Freiberg, Germany
Constraints on Ocean Floor Permeability from Hydrothermal Modelling
S. Titarenko1, A. McCaig1
1School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Control of Real Distributed Parameter Systems Modeled by COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
C. Belavý1, G. Hulkó1, S. Lipár1, B. Barbolyas1
1Institute of Automation, Measurement and Applied Informatics, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Coupling Transient Network Models and Stationary Finite-Element Models by Calculation On-Demand of Interpolation Points for Characteristic Maps
H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Dresden, Germany
Deformation Examination of Circular Membrane by Model for PDMS from Sylgard 186
N. Varga1
1ATEKNEA Solutions Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
Design and Simulation of an Orbiting Piezoelectric MEMS Gyroscope Based on Detection of Phase-Shift Signals
S. Gorelick1, J. R. Dekker1, B. Guo1, H. Rimminen1
1 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland
Determining Degradation in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Electrode Materials Using COMSOL Multiphyics® Software
G. Cui1, Z. Chen1, F. Tariq1, V. Yufit1, N. Brandon1
1Imperial College London, London, UK
DNA Interactions in Crowded Nanopores
K. Misiunas1, N. Laohakunakorn1, S. Ghosal2, O. Otto1, U. F. Keyser1
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
Dynamic Contact & Fatigue Analysis of a CV Boot (Gaiter) Design
M. Yeoman1, R. Damodharan1
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
Electro-Chemical Etching & Deposition of a Super Alloy Using Tertiary Current Distribution Method
M. Yeoman1, R. Damodharan1
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
Energy Pile Simulation – an Application of THM-Modeling
E. Holzbecher1
1Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany
Enhanced Surface Plasmon Polariton Propagation Induced by Active Dielectrics
M. Mattheakis1, C. Athanasopoulos1, G. P. Tsironis1
1University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Evolution of the Geochemical Background of an HLW Cell in the Callovo-Oxfordian Formation
O. Silva1, M. Pekala1, D. Garcia1, J. Molinero1, A. Nardi1, M. Grive1, B. Cochepin2
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
2Agence Nationale pour la Gestion des Dechéts Radioactifs, Châtenay-Malabry Cedex, France
Extraction of Thermal Characteristics of Surrounding Geological Layers of a Geothermal Heat Exchanger by COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulations
N. Aranzabal1, J. Martos1, J. Soret1, J. Torres1, R. García-Olcina1, Á. Montero2
1Technical School of Engineering, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
2Department of Applied Physics, Politechnical University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Field Joint Coatings for Deep Sea Pipelines
R. Verhelle1, L. Van Lokeren1, S. Loulidi1, H. Boyd2, G. Van Assche1
1Physical Chemistry & Polymer Science, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
2Heerema Marine Contractors, Leiden, The Netherlands
Finite Element Analysis of Temperature and Viscosity Effects on Resonances in Thin-Film Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonators
G. Rughoobur1, M. DeMiguel-Ramos2, L. García-Gancedo1, M. Clement2, J. Olivares2, T. Mirea2, W. I. Milne1, E. Iborra2, A. J. Flewitt1
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Finite Element Method Plasma Simulation of Nitrogen Contaminated Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps
P. Juhász1, S. Beleznai1, I. Maros1
1Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Formation of Particle Clusters from Rotating Particle Chains
D. Kappe1, A. Hütten1
1Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
From Music to Non-Invasive Therapies via COMSOL Multiphysics® Models
E. Lacatus1, G. C. Alecu2, A. Tudor2, M. A. Sopronyi3
1Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
2Student-Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
3INFLPR -National Institute for Laser Plasma and Radiation Physics, Bucharest, Romania
Generalized Plane Piezoelectric Problem: Application to Heterostructure Nanowires
H. T. Mengistu1, A. García-Cristóbal1
1Material Science Institute, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
Heat Conduction in Porous Absorption Layers for Thermography Applications
L. Helmich1, A. Huetten1
1Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
Heat Propagation Improvement in YBCO-Coated Conductors for Superconducting Fault Current Limiters
D. M. Djokic1, L. Antognazza1, M. Abplanalp2, M. Decroux1
1DPMC, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
2ABB Corporate Research Centre, Dättwil, Switzerland
Heat Transfer in Borehole Heat Exchangers from Laminar to Turbulent Conditions
E. Holzbecher1, H. Räuschel1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Heat Transfer Modeling of Power Cables in Tunnels
F. Boukrouche1, C. Moreau1, W. Frelin1
1EDF R&D, Moret-sur-Loing, France
iCP 1.0: Stable Release Version of the Interface COMSOL-PHREEQC
A. Nardi1, L. M. deVries1, A. Sainz1, J. Molinero1
1Amphos 21 Consulting, Barcelona, Spain
Impedance Matching of Tag Antenna to Maximise RFID Read Ranges & Optimising a Tag Antenna Design for a Particular Application
M. Yeoman1, M. O'Neill2
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
2Tumbling Dice Ltd., Newcastle, UK
Implicit LES for Two-Dimensional Circular Cylinder Flow by Using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
M. Hashiguchi1
1Keisoku Engineering System Co.,Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Improving Blood Flow Simulations Using Known Data
T. Guerra1, J. Tiago2
1Escola Superior de Tecnologia do Barreiro do Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Barreiro, Portugal
2Instituto Superior Técnico da Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
Influence of a Refurbishing on an Old Residential Building’s Wall in Paris in Summer: Mass and Heat Transfer Approach
K. Azos-Diaz1, B. Tremeac2, F. Simon2, D. Corgier2, C. Marvillet1
1Laboratoire de Chimie Moléculaire, Génie des Procédés Chimique et Energétique, Paris, France
2MANASLU Ing., Savoie Technolac, Le Bourget du Lac, France
Influence of Air Gap Length and Cross-Section on Magnetic Circuit Parameters
A. Polit1, R. Jez1
1ABB Corporate Research Center, Krakow, Poland
Integrated Ion Optics Design
T. Majoros1, B. Sebök1
1Department of Atomic Physics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Inverse Method for Calculating the Temperature-Dependent Thermal Conductivity of Nuclear Materials
T. Pavlov1,2, P. Van Uffelen1, L. Vlahovic1, D. Staicu1, M. Wenman2, R. W. Grimes2
1Institute for Transuranium Elements, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
2Department of Materials, Imperial College London, London, UK
Investigating the Performance of Mechanically Ventilated Double-Skin Facades with Solar Control Devices in the Main Cavity
C. G. Galante1
1Newtecnic Ltd, London, England, UK
Investigation of Mean-Flow Effects on Tubular Combustion Chamber Thermoacoustics Using a Burner Transfer Matrix Approach
A. Andreini1, B. Facchini1, A. Innocenti1, D. Pampaloni1
1University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Long Range Ultrasonic Guided Waves for Pipelines Inspection
Á. Angulo1, Dr. S. Soua1
1TWI Ltd, Cambridge, UK
Mathematical Model of Vacuum Foam Drying
M. Sramek1, J. Weiss2, R. Kohlus1
1Department of Food Processing Engineering, Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany
2Department of Meat Science and Food Physics, Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany
MEMS Acoustic Pixel
A. Arevalo1, I. G. Foulds2
1King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
MEMS Pirani Sensor for Pressure Measurements in the Fine- and High-Vacuum Range
M. Grau1, F. Völklein1, A. Meier1, C. Kunz1, P. Woias2
1RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Microtechnologies, Rüsselsheim, Germany
2University of Freiburg, Department of Microsystems Engineering, Freiburg, Germany
Micromachined Silicon Integrating Cavities for Far-Infrared Bolometer Arrays
M. Audley1, G. de Lange1, G. Keizer1, C. Bracken2
1SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Groningen, The Netherlands
2National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Modeling a Nozzle in a Borehole
E. Holzbecher1, F. Sun1
1Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Modeling an Adsorption Process in a Shell-and-Tube-Heat-Exchanger-Type Adsorber
G. Salazar Duarte1, B. Schürer1, C. Voss1, D. Bathen2
1Linde AG, Munich, Germany
2Universität Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
Modeling and Simulation of a Disposable Coriolis Flow-meter
S. Hooshmand Zadeh1
1GE-Healthcare, Uppsala, Sweden
Modeling of Anisotropic Laminated Magnetic Cores Using Homogenization Approaches
H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1, R. Disselnkötter2
1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Dresden, Germany
2ABB Corporate Research Center, Ladenburg, Germany
Modeling of Kinetic Interface Sensitive Tracers for Two Phase Immiscible Flow in Porous Media with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
A.-B. Tatomir1, F. Maier1, A. Jyoti1, M. Sauter1
1Geoscience Centre of the University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Modeling of Magnetization and Intrinsic Properties of Ideal Type-II Superconductors in an External Magnetic Field
O. Chevtchenko1, J. Smit1, D. de Vries2, F. de Pont2
1Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
2COMSOL BV, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Modeling of Ultrasonic Transducers and Ultrasonic Wave Propagation for Commercial Applications Using Finite Elements with Experimental Visualization of Waves for Validation
D. R. Andrews1
1Cambridge Ultrasonics, Over, UK
Modeling of Wettability Alteration during Spontaneous Imbibition of Mutually Soluble Solvents in Mixed Wet Fractured Reservoirs
M. Chahardowli1, H. Bruining1
1Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Modeling Self-Potential Effects during Reservoir Stimulation in Enhanced Geothermal System
G. Perillo1, A. Monetti2, A. Troiano2, M. G. Di Giuseppe2, C. Troise2, G. De Natale2
1University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy
2INGV-Osservatorio Vesuviano, Naples, Italy
Modeling the ELENA Electron Cooler with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
G. Tranquille1
1CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Modeling the Interaction of Light with Plasmonic Nanoparticles
T. Gál1, Ö. Sepsi1, P. Koppa1
1Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
Modeling the Sound Radiation by Loudspeaker Cabinets
M. Cobianchi1, M. Rousseau1
1 B&W Group Ltd, Steyning, UK
Modelling of a Wool Hydrolysis Reactor
M. Giansetti1, A. Pezzin1, S. Sicardi1, G. Rovero1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Modelling of Reactive Non-Isothermal Mixture Flow and its Simulation in COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
V. Orava1,2, O. Soucek1, P. Cedula2
1Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
2Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Winterthur, Switzerland
Modelling of the Dynamical Fluorescent Micro-Thermal Imaging Experiment on the Heat Diffusion in the La5Ca9Cu24O41 Spin Ladder Compound
E. Khadikova1, F. de Haan1, P. H. M. van Loosdrecht2
1Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
2Department of Physics, University of Cologne, Köln, Germany
Modelling of the Oxygen Consumption of Cells in the Cell Culturing Platform
A. Niazi1
1School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Models of Simple Iron Cored Electromagnets
J. Mammadov1
1University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
Numerical Analysis of Mass Transfer Rate in Droplet Flow at Microscopic Scales
S. Cito1, T. Sikanen1
1Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Numerical Analysis of the Self-Heating Behaviour of Coal Dust Accumulations
D.Wu1, E. Van den Bulck1
1Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium
Numerical Modeling of Sampling Airborne Radioactive Particles Methods from the Stacks of Nuclear Facilities in Compliance with ISO 2889
P. Geraldini1
1Sogin Spa, Rome, Italy
Numerical Modeling of the Original and Advanced TEMKIN Reactor for Catalysis Experiments in Laboratory Scale
D. Götz1, M. Kuhn1, P. Claus1
1Ernst-Berl-Institute/Chemical Technology II, Darmstadt, Germany
Numerical Modelling of the Plasma Discharge During Electron Beam Welding (EBW)
D. Trushnikov1, G. Mladenov2
1Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Perm, Russia
2Institute of Electronics of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
Numerical Simulation of Chamber Design for Pulsed Electric Fields Processing of Wet Olive Pomace
N. Varga1, I. Perales2, A. Portugal2
1ATEKNEA Solutions Hungary, Budapest, Hungary
2ATEKNEA Solutions Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain
Numerical Simulation of Evaporation Processes in Electron Beam Welding
E. Salomatova1, D. Trushnikov1, V. Belenkiy1, V. Tsaplin1
1Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Perm, Russia
Numerical Simulation of the Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Discharge Characteristics
Z. Umar1, D. Ledwoch1, L. Komsiyska1, S. Vasić[1
1EWE-Forschungszentrum für Energietechnologie e. V, Oldenburg, Germany

Numerical Simulations of a Subsonic/Supersonic Coaxial Jet for an Efficient Design of Experimental Setup
D. Guariglia1, C. Schram1
1von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Sint-Genesius-Rode, Belgium
On the Influence of Cancellous Bone Structure upon the Electric Field Distribution of Electrostimulative Implants
U. Zimmermann1, R.Bader2, U. van Rienen1
1Institute of General Electrical Engineering, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
2Department of Orthopaedics, University Medicine Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Optimization of Architectured Structures in Building for Harness, Storage, and Release of Energy
C. Thoumyre1, P. Lhuissier1, L. Salvo1, G. Bienvenu2, M. Kermarrec2
1University Grenoble Alpes, SIMaP, Grenoble, France
2Hevatech, Ville-la-Grand, France
Optimization of Micro-Structured Waveguides in Lithium Niobate (Z-Cut)
H. Karakuzu1, M. Dubov1, S. Boscolo1
1 Aston University, Birmingham, UK
Optimization of the Herringbone Type Micromixer Using Numerical Modelling and Validation by Measurements
E. Tóth1, K. Iván1, P. Fürjes2
1Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary
2Research Centre for Natural Sciences Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Optimization of the Slot Dimensions of a Large Air-gap Linear Synchronous Motor
F. Giacometti1, C. R. Lines1, R. J. Cruise1
1Texchange Limited, London, UK
Particle Beam Tracking with COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
O. Karamyshev1, L. J. Devlin1, C. P. Welsch1
1University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Plasmonics of Nano-Gaps
T. Hutter1, S. Mahajan2, S. R. Elliott1
1University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
2University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Polyimide Thermal Micro Actuator
A. Arevalo1, I. G. Foulds2
1Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering Division (CEMSE), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Pore-Level Influence of Contact Angle on Fluid Displacements in Porous Media
H. Ali Akhlaghi Amiri1
1University of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
Prediction of Air Permeability Using a Finite Element Method
A. Pezzin1, A. Ferri1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Pump and Ejector Design in Wastewater Treatment Pilot Equipment
G. Actis Grande1, A. Pezzin1, G. Rovero1
1Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
Rheological and Topographical Controls on Deformation Due to a Shallow Magma Reservoir
J. H. Johnson1
1University of Bristol School of Earth Sciences, Bristol, UK
Short-Term Behavior and Steady-State Value of BHE Thermal Resistance
S. Lazzari1, A. Priarone2
1DIN, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2DIME-TEC, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
Simple Finite Element Model of the Topografiner
H. Cabrera1, D. A. Zanin1, L. G. De Pietro1, A. Vindigni1, U. Ramsperger1, D. Pescia1
1Laboratory for Solid State Physics, ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Simulating Organogenesis in COMSOL Multiphysics®: Image-Based Modeling
D. Iber1,3, Z. Karimaddini1,3, E. Unal1,2, D. Menshykau1,3
1D-BSSE, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland
2DBM University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
3Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), Lausanne, Switzerland
Simulation of a Micro-Scale Out-of-plane Compliant Mechanism
E. Rawashdeh1, A. Arevalo1, D. Castro1, I. G. Foulds2, N. Dechev3
1Computer, Electrical & Mathematical Sciences & Engineering Division (CEMSE), King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
2School of Engineering, Okanagan Campus, The University of BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
3University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
Simulation of Bio-medical Waveguide in Mechanical and Optical fields
Y. Xin1, A. Purniawan1, L. Pakula1, G. Pandraud1, P. J. French1
1Technology University of Delft, Delft, Netherlands
Simulation of Cascaded Thermoelectric Devices for Cryogenic Medical Treatment
P. Aliabadi1, S. Mahmoud1, R. K. AL-Dadah1
1Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Simulation of Groundwater Flow Patterns around a Vertical Circulation Well
Y. Jin1, E. Holzbecher2, S. Ebneth2, A. B. Tatomir1
1Department of Applied Geology, GZG, Georg-August- University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
2Hölscher Wasserbau GmbH, Haren, Germany
Simulation of Helmholtz Resonators for Optical Gas Sensing: Comparison Between Pressure Acoustics and Thermoacoustics
B. Parvitte1, C. Risser1, R. Vallon1, V. Zéninari1
1Université de Reims, Reims, France
Simulations of Lateral Flow and Vertical Flow Microarray Assays for Point of Care Diagnostics
G. E. Svedberg1, L. Lama1, J. Gantelius1
1Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden
Study & Modeling of 'Acoustic Matching Layers' for Ultrasound Imaging Probes Through Pulse-Echo FEM Simulation
L. Spicci1
1Esaote SpA, Florence, Italy
Study of Supercritical Coal Fired Power Plant Dynamic Responses for Grid Code Compliance
A. Gil-Garcia1, I. Kings1, B. Al-Duri1
1University of Birmingham, School of Chemical Engineering, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Support-Q Optimisation of a Trapped Mode Beam Resonator
T. H. Hanley1, H. T. D. Grigg1, B. J. Gallacher1
1Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK
Surface Plasmon Resonance Dependence on Size in Metallic Nano-Spheres
K. Kluczyk1, W. Jacak1
1Institute of Physics, Wrocław University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland
The Design of a Multilayer Planar Transformer for DC/DC Converter with a Resonant Inverter
M. Puskarczyk1, R. Jez 1
1ABB Corporate Research Center, Krakow, Poland
Thermal Battery Cell Modeling in a Spirally-Wound Geometry
G.Liebig1, L. Komsiyska1, P. Bise1, H. Seeba1, P. Bohn2, S. Vasic 1
1NEXT ENERGY, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany
2AUDI AG, Ingolstadt, Bayern, Germany
Thermomechanical Effects of the Packaging Molding Process on the Chip in Integrated Circuits
N. Semmar1, M. Fournier1, P. S. Alleaume 2, A. Seigneurin 3
1GREMI-UMR7344, CNRS/University of Orléans, Orléans, France
2Collegium Sciences et Techniques, Orléans, France
3ST Microelectronics Tours SAS, Tours, France
Three-Dimensional Percolation Properties Simulation of a Marine Coating Based on Its Real Structure Obtained from Ptychographic X-Ray Tomography
B. Chen1, M. Guizar-Sicairos2, G. Xiong1, L. Shemilt1, A. Diaz2, J. Nutter1, N. Burdet1, S. Huo1, F. Vergeer3, A. Burgess4, I. Robinson1
1London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London, UK
2Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland
3AkzoNobel Co. Ltd., Sassenheim, Netherlands
4AkzoNobel (UK) Co. Ltd., Tyne and Wear, UK
Traveling Plasma Wave Levitation of Objects Supported by Coanda Effect
R. Eisenschmid1
1OPTIMA pharma GmbH, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany
Two Step Study of Flow in an Industrial Pulp Screen, Solved with the COMSOL Multiphysics® Mixer Module
R. Wetind1
1Wetind Technology AB, Alnö, Sweden
Virtual Prototype of a Dielectric Window for High-Power Microwave Tubes
A. Leggieri1, D. Passi1, F. di Paolo1
1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
Void Shape Evolution of Silicon: Level-Set Approach
C. Grau Turuelo1, C. Breitkopf1
1Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Web-Based 3D Visualization for COMSOL Multiphysics® Software
S. Grabmaier1, M. Jüttner1, W. M. Rucker1
1University of Stuttgart – Institute for Theory of Electrical Engineering, Stuttgart, Germany

RF & Plasma Physics I

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: Bevin Room
Moderator: Alon Grinenko, COMSOL
Modeling a Resonant Near-Field Scanning Microwave Microscope (RNSMM) Probe
N. Smith1, K. Lees1, A. Gregory1, R. Clarke1
1The National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, UK
Modelling Ultra-short Pulse Laser Ablation of Dielectric Materials Using multiple Rate Equations
P. Boerner1, K. Wegener1
1Institute of Machine Tools and Manufacturing, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Multi-Layers Surface Coil Design: Geometry Optimization
S. Aissani1, L. Guendouz2
1CRM2, Institut Jean Barriol, University of Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
2Mesures et architectures électroniques, University of Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
Optimization of Active Packaging for Microwaveable Food Products Using COMSOL Multiphysics®
S. Landa1, A. Bardenstein1
1Danish Technological Institute, Taastrup, Denmark
Role of the Diffusion Current in Nonequilibrium Modeling of Welding Arcs
M. Baeva1
1INP Greifswald e.V., Greifswald, Germany
Two-dimensional Fluid Simulation of an RF Capacitively Coupled Ar/H2 Discharge
L. Tong1
1Keisoku Engineering System Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

RF & Plasma Physics II

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: Bevin Room
Moderator: Margarita Baeva, INP Greifswald e.V.
Assessment of the SNR, G-Factor and Relative B1- Fields of Medical Radiofrequency Arrays
G. Cook1, F. Robb2, M. Graves1, D. Lomas1
1Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK
2GE Healthcare Coils, Aurora, OH, USA
Design of Microwave Cavity for Non-Thermal Plasma Generation
N. Manivannan1, W. Balachandran1
1Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
Eigen and Coupled Modes on Nanoparticle Aggregate Arrays
M. Csete1, A. Szalai1, E. Csapó2, A. Somogyi1, I. Dékány2
1Department of Optics and Quantum Electronics, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
2MTA-SZTE Supramolecular and Nanostructured Materials Research Group, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Impedance Matching of Tag Antenna to Maximise RFID Read Ranges & Optimising a Tag Antenna Design for a Particular Application
M. Yeoman1, M. O'Neill2
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
2Tumbling Dice Ltd., Newcastle, UK
Numerical Analysis of the Response of Thick Wires to Extreme Dynamic Electro-Mechanical Loads
R. Cunrath1, M. Wickert2
1Fraunhofer EMI, Efringen-Kirchen, Germany
2Fraunhofer EMI, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Powder Densification Modeling of the Spark-Plasma-Sintering Process
C. Maniere1, C. Estournes2, L. Durand3, G. Chevallier1, K. Afanga1
1Institute Carnot CIRIMAT, Toulouse, France
2University Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse, France
3CEMES, Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Virtual Prototype of a Dielectric Window for High-Power Microwave Tubes
A. Leggieri1, D. Passi1, F. di Paolo1
1Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Structural Mechanics & Thermal Stresses

Thursday, September 18, 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Room: JCR Games Room
Moderator: Markus Conrad, SAAB Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd
Multiphysics Study into Compression Rings, Coated Against Uncoated
M. Dickinson1,2, N. Renevier 1, J. Calderbank2,3
1The Jost Institute, School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
2Racing to Research Team, School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
3School of Computing, Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Simulating Wear in Disc Brakes
N. H. Elabbasi1, M. J. Hancock1, S. B. Brown1
1Veryst Engineering, LLC, Needham, MA, USA
Dynamic Contact & Fatigue Analysis of a CV Boot (Gaiter) Design
M. Yeoman1, R. Damodharan1
1Continuum Blue Ltd., Ystrad Mynach, UK
Elastoplastic Modeling and Experimental Verification of Solder-Substrate Interaction
C. Karl1, C. Slater1, M. Strangwood1, K. Tank2, S. O'Connor2
1University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
2Strip Tinning Ltd, Birmingham, UK
Finite Element Simulations of Pulsed Thermography Applied to Porous Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymers
G. Mayr1, B. Plank1, J. Suchan1, G. Hendorfer1
1University of Applied Sciences, Wels, Austria
Stresses Due to Intercalation of Non-Spherical Lithium Storage Particles
R. Purkayastha1, R. McMeeking2
1Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
2University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
The Microgeometry of Pressure Seals
R. P. Ruby1, G. Kulkarni2, U. Kanade1
1Noumenon Multiphysics Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India
2Oneirix Engineering Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., Pune, Maharashtra, India

Transport Phenomena

Thursday, September 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Room: JCR Games Room
Moderator: Edmund Dickinson, COMSOL
Capacitive Deionization for Desalinating Complex Streams
D. Cardoen1,2, B. B. Sales1, J. Helsen1, A. Verliefde2
1VITO, Mol, Belgium
2Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Modeling of Expanding Metal Foams
B. Chinè1,2, M. Monno3
1Laboratorio MUSP, Macchine Utensili e Sistemi di Produzione, Piacenza, Italy
2School of Materials Science and Engineering, Costa Rica Institute of Technology, Cartago, Costa Rica
3Politecnico di Milano, Dipartimento di Meccanica, Milano, Italy
Numerical Modeling of Sampling Airborne Radioactive Particles Methods from the Stacks of Nuclear Facilities in Compliance with ISO 2889
P. Geraldini1
1Sogin Spa, Rome, Italy
Modelling of Heat and Moisture Transport in a Corrugated Board Stack
M. Xynou1
1KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Parameter Estimation of Anisotropic Diffusion in Clay with COMSOL Multiphysics®
R. Gerasch1, J. Kulenkampff1, J. Lippmann-Pipke1
1Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Institute of Resource Ecology, Research Site Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Transient Simulation of the Electrolyte Flow in a Closed Device for Precise Electrochemical Machining
M. Hackert-Oschätzchen1, M. Penzel1, M. Kowalick1, G. Meichsner2, A. Schubert1,2
1Professorship Micromanufacturing Technology, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology, Chemnitz, Germany

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