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Designing the Gold Standard of Immersive Audio for Virtual Reality Gaming

Tim Whitwell, Tectonic Audio Labs, Washington

Tectonic Audio Labs used electromagnetics, mechanical, and acoustics simulation to develop a state-of-the-art balanced mode radiator (BMR) speaker for use in a virtual reality (VR) headset for Valve Corporation. Read More

Developing a Novel Battery Model to Answer Classical Chemistry Questions

Kudakwashe Chayambuka, Grietus Mulder, Xochitl Dominguez, and Jan Fransaer; Flemish Institute for Technical Research and Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium

Researchers at the Flemish Institute for Technical Research (VITO/EnergyVille) and KU Leuven developed a model of a semisolid flow battery (SSFB) to predict how flow rate affects particle discharge and how cell voltage changes during the discharge process. Read More

Prototyping Antennas for Mobile Recording of TV Sports Events with Simulation

Assunta De Vita, Alessandro Lucco Castello, and Bruno Sacco, Radiotelevisione Italiana, Italy

Researchers at Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) are optimizing circularly polarized antenna designs for recording live sporting events, like the prestigious cycling event Giro d'Italia in Italy, with minimal service interruptions. To do so, they turn to multiphysics simulation. Read More

Optimizing Wireless Test Systems and Antennas for High-Speed Communication

Robert Rehammar, Bluetest, Sweden

To design reverberation systems for measuring the performance of wireless devices and wideband antennas, engineers at Bluetest, a pioneer in wireless test solutions, use RF simulation. Simulation streamlined the team's development cycle of design, fabrication, testing, and validation. Read More

Designing an Eco-Friendly Anode Baking Process with Numerical Modeling

Prajakta Nakate, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Aluminum is extracted through the Hall–Héroult process, during which it is removed from bauxite using green anodes. A PhD student at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with Aluchemie, is studying the design of the anode baking process using numerical simulation. Read More

Democratizing Simulation with Applications

Kyle Koppenhoefer, AltaSim Technologies, Ohio; Gary Long, GLL Bio-Med Analytics, Ohio; Nagi Elabbasi, Veryst Engineering, Massachusetts

Veryst Engineering, AltaSim Technologies, and GLL Bio-Med Analytics build applications in COMSOL Multiphysics® and distribute them using COMSOL Server™ and COMSOL Compiler™ to help make their customers' design workflows more efficient. Read More

Seismic Safety Evaluations of Dams with Numerical Simulation

Matteo Mori, Pisa University, Italy

At Pisa University, numerical simulation is being used to study the accuracy of dam safety evaluations during earthquakes and other seismic events. Accurate numerical models could improve the structural integrity and adherence to code requirements for large constructions and buildings. Read More

Adding Quantitative Systems Pharmacology to Pharmaceutical Science Curriculum

Roberto A. Abbiati, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, Oklahoma, USA

The FDA is encouraging pharmaceutical companies to include simulation in their product development cycles, so companies are looking for candidates with strong simulation experience. To address this need, the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy added simulation to the PhD ... Read More

Virtually Optimizing Metasurface Topology with a Genetic Algorithm

Bryan Adomanis, Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio, USA

To optimize a metasurface topology for an optical antenna design, an engineer from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) is using an optimization algorithm inspired by natural selection, as well as multiphysics simulation. Read More

Complex Fenestration System for Energy Efficiency

Ingrid Demanega, Eurac Research, Italy

Fenestration systems can greatly impact the energy efficiency of buildings. Eurac Research is using simulation to accurately assess heat flow through a complex fenestration system in order to design more energy-efficient and comfortable buildings. Read More