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Efficiently Analyze Charge Exchange Cell Designs Using Applications

March 5, 2019

Due to their neutral ion beam, charge exchange cells are used in processes ranging from ion implantation and semiconductor fabrication to synchrotron devices and medical research.

Hydrodynamic Thermal Transport in the Kinetic-Collective Model

February 28, 2019

F. Xavier Alvarez from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) discusses using COMSOL Multiphysics® to model heat transfer at the nanoscale and better understand transport processes.

Studying the Polarization of Light with a Fresnel Rhomb Simulation

February 27, 2019

A Fresnel rhomb is a simple optical system for studying light polarization. Follow along as we simulate linearly, elliptically, and circularly polarized incident light in a Fresnel rhomb.

Designing Heating Circuits with Multiphysics Simulation

February 12, 2019

The electronic message boards you see on the highway contain heating circuits. Their design is a truly multiphysics problem involving heat transfer, structural mechanics, and electromagnetics.

Keynote Video: Optimizing Cable Systems via Simulation

January 28, 2019

The length of cable for a mode of transportation depends on the amount of passengers, so a car uses ~5 km of cable and a cruise ship uses ~5000 km. Learn more about cable system design here.

Optimizing Planar Coils for PCBs with Electromagnetics Simulation

January 11, 2019

Planar coils are found in the PCBs of blood pressure sensors, RFID tags, induction cooktops, and more. Use layered shell technology to design optimized planar PCB coils, no matter the use case.

How to Simulate the Carrier Dynamics in Semiconductor Devices

December 27, 2018

Learn how to simulate carrier dynamics in semiconductor devices with 2 examples: reverse recovery and forward recovery PIN rectifier models.

Keynote Video: Simulating the Drying of Cellular Foods

December 25, 2018

How about them (dried) apples? Empa uses multiscale modeling to analyze the dehydration of soft cellular food products, such as dried fruit, and scale their processes for mass production.