COMSOL Conference 2013

AC/DC Electromagnetics

Electromagnetic devices, including sensors and actuators, can be designed and optimized using multiphysics simulation. Explore the user presentations featured on this page for novel ideas and examples of multiphysics simulation for research, engineering, and industry electromagnetic applications.

Enhancement of Terahertz Emission by AuGe Nanopatterns

H. Surdi, A. Singh, S. S. Prabhu

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha 
Road, Mumbai,India

Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Optimization of Diffraction Grating and Prism Couplers

W. Raja, A. Alabastri, S. Tuccio, R. Proietti Zaccaria

Department of Nanostructures, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Sensitivity Analysis of Different Models of Piezoresistive Micro Pressure Sensors

S. Meenatchisundaram1, S. M. Kulkarni2, S. Bhat

1Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka, India.

Electrical Conductivity Modeling and Validation in Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites

P. Banerjee, J. L. Schmidt

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA

Electromagnetic and Thermal Modeling of Vacuum Distillation Furnace

Asif Ahmad Bhat, D. Sujish, Sourabh Agarwal, B. Muralidharan, G. Padmakumar, K. K. Rajan

Fast Reactor Technology Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India

A Novel Mechanical Stress Measurement Method Applied to Wind Turbine Rotor Blades

A.H. Hegab, J.P. Kaerst

HAWK, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Goettingen, Germany

Inductive Conductivity Measurement of Seawater

R. W. Pryor

Pryor Knowledge Systems, Inc., Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA

Adaptive Numerical Simulation of Streamer Propagation in Atmospheric Air

S. Singh1, Y. Sedyuk1, R. Summer2

1Chalmers University of Technology, High Voltage Engineering, Gothenburg, Sweden
2Schneider Electric, Regensburg, Germany

The Fast Model for Ionic Wind Simulation

A. Samusenko, Yu. Stishkov, P. Zhidkova

Saint Petersburg State University, Research and Educational Center “Electrophysics”, St Petersburg, Russia

Homogenization Approaches for Laminated Magnetic Cores Using the Example of Transient 3D Transformer Modeling

H. Neubert1, J. Ziske1, T. Heimpold1, R. Disselnkötter2

1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute of Electromechanical and Electronic Design, Germany
2ABB AG, Corporate Research Center Germany, Ladenburg, Germany

Design Optimization of Printed Circuit Board Embedded Inductors through Genetic Algorithms with Verification by COMSOL Multiphysics®

M. Madsen, J. Mønster, A. Knott, M. Andersen

Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

Analyzing an Unexpected Neutral Current in a Star-Star Transformer Under Steady State Condition

Aurabind Pal1, Roma Dash2, Anubhav Rath3

1Engineers India Limited, New Delhi; Summer Intern, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
Maharashtra, India
2IOCL,New Delhi; Intern, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Maharashtra, India
33ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Characterization of a 3D Photonic Crystal Structure Using Port and S-Parameter Analysis

M. Dong1, M. Tomes1, M. Eichenfield2, M. Jarrahi1, T. Carmon1

1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA

3D Power Inductor: Calculation of Iron Core Losses

L. Havez, E. Sarraute

LAPLACE, Toulouse, France

Sensitivity Optimization of Microfluidic Capacitance Sensors

S. Satti, M. Baghini

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

An MHD Study of the Behavior of an Electrolyte Solution Using 3D Numerical Simulation

L. P. Aoki, H. E. Schulz, M. G. Maunsell

University of São Paulo, São Carlos, SP, Brazil

Comparing Isotropic and Anisotropic Brain Conductivity Modeling: Planning Optimal Depth-Electrode Placement in White Matter for Direct Stimulation Therapy in an Epileptic Circuit

L. C. Zaragoza1, B. Hondorp2, M. A. Rossi3

1ITESM, Monterrey, Mexico
2Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL, USA
3Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA

Effect of Electrical Field Distortion on Particle-Particle Interaction Under DEP

G. Zhang1, Y. Zhao1, J. Hodge1, J. Brcka2, J. Faguet2, E. Lee2

1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
2TEL U.S. Holdings, Inc., U.S. Technology Development Center, Austin, TX, USA

Simulating Experimental Conditions of the HIIPER Space Propulsion Device

A. Krishnamurthy, G. Chen, B. Ulmen, D. Ahern, G. Miley

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Finite Element Modeling of a Pulsed Eddy Current Probe for Steam Generator Tube Inspection

S. G. Mokros1, 2, V. K. Babbar1, T. W. Krause1, J. Morelli2

1Department of Physics, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON, Canada
2Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

Finite Element Modeling of Pulsed Eddy Current Applied to Ferrous and Titanium Fasteners in F/A-18 Airplane Wing Structure

V. K. Babbar, P. R. Underhill, T. W. Krause

Department of Physics, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, ON, Canada

Finite Element Modeling of Five Phase Brushless Motor for High Power Density Application

KIRAN GEORGE1, SHINOY K S2

1M A College of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam,Kerala, India
2ISRO, Electrical and Electronics, Trivandrum,Kerala, India

Design and Optimization of Electrostatically Actuated Micromirror

Anna Thomas1, Juny Thomas1, Deepika Vijayan1, K.Govardhan2

1VIT University, Sensor System Technology, School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
2VIT University, MEMS & Sensor Division, School of Electronics Engineering, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Finite Element Modeling of a Pulsed Spiral Coil Electromagnetic Acoustic Transducer (EMAT) for the Testing of Plates

R. Dhayalan1, A. Kumar2, B. Purnachandra Rao3, T. Jayakumar2

1Metallurgy and Material Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, 603 102, TN, India
2Nondestructive Evaluation Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, 603 102, TN, India
3Ultrasonic Measurements Section, Nondestructive Evaluation Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, 603 102, TN, India

Optimizing Inductor Winding Geometry for Lowest DC-Resistance using COMSOL Multiphysics® with LiveLink™ for MATLAB®

H. Schneider, T. Andersen, J. D. Mønster, M. P. Madsen, A. Knott, M. A. E. Andersen

Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

Application of the Focused Impedance Method (FIM) to Determine the Volume of an Object within a Volume Conductor

M. A. Kadir1, S. P. Ahmed2, G. D. Al Quaderi3, R. Rahman2, K. Siddique-e Rabbani1

1Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2Department of Physics, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh
3Department of Physics, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Magnetic Levitation System for Take-off and Landing Airplane – Project GABRIEL

K. Falkowski, K. Sibilski

Wroclaw University of Technology, Wrocław, Poland

Studying Magnetohydrodynamic Effects in Liquid Metal Flow Under Transverse Magnetic Field Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

S. Sahu, R. Bhattacharyay, E. Rajendrakumar

Institute for Plasma Research, Bhat, Gandhinagar, India

Multiphysics Process Simulation of the Electromagnetic-Supported High Power Laser Beam Welding of Austenitic Stainless Steel

M. Bachmann, V. Avilov, A. Gumenyuk, M. Rethmeier

BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany

Universal Dielectric Response of Atmospheric Ice Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

U.N. Mughal, M.S. Virk, K. Zaman

Narvik University College, Narvik, Norway

Simulation of a Capacitive Sensor for Wear Metal Analysis of Industrial Oils

P. Venkateswaran1, R. Minasamudram1, P. Agrawal2

1Siemens Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
2Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Au Nanoparticle-based Plasmonic Enhancement of Photocurrent in Gallium Nitride Metal-Semiconductor-Metal (MSM) Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Arjun Shetty1, K J Vinoy1, S B Krupanidhi2

1Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
2Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Numerical Quasi Stationary and Transient Analysis of Annular Linear Electromagnetic Induction Pump

L. Goldsteins1, L. Buligins2, Y. Fautrelle3, C. Biscarrat1, S. Vitry1

1CEA Cadarache, Saint Paul lez Durance, France
2University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
3Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France

External Field Induced Flow Patterns in Microscale Multiphase Flows

D. Bandyopadhyay, A. Sharma, S. Timung, V. Tiwari, T. K. Mandal

Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam, India

A Comparison Between an A-V and V Formulation in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

B. Granula1, K. Porzig2, H. Toepfer2, M. Gacanovic1

1University of Banja Luka, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina
2Technische Universität Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany

Investigation of a Hybrid Winding Concept for Toroidal Inductors Using 3D Finite Element Modeling

H. Schneider, T. Andersen, J. D. Mønster, M. P. Madsen, A. Knott, M. A. E. Andersen

Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

The Influence of Core Shape and Material Nonlinearities to Corner Losses of Inductive Element

M. Puskarczyk, B. Jamieson, W. Jurczak

ABB Corporate Research Center, Kraków, Poland

Computational Analysis for Induction Heating of Moving Wire

Ishant Jain, S K Ajmani

Tata Steel Limited, Research and Development, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

Modeling of Resonant Optical Trapping in a 2D Photonic Crystal Cavity

U.P. Dharanipathy, N. Descharmes, Z. Diao, M. Tonin, R. Houdré

Institut de Physique de la Matière Condensée, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Quench Propagation and Detection in a YBCO Racetrack

G. Escamez, C. Lorin, T. Wu, P. J. Masson

University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Looking for the Origin of Power Laws in Electric Field Assisted Tunneling

H. Cabrera, D.A. Zanin, L.G. De Pietro, A. Vindigni, U. Ramsperger, D. Pescia

Laboratory for Solid State Physics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Simulation of the Electrode-Tissue Interface with Biphasic Pulse Train for Epi-retinal Prosthesis

S. Biswas1, S. Das2, M. Mahadevappa2

1Advanced Technology Development Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
2School of Medical Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Sub-Millimetric Vacuum Electron Gun Design and Characterization

A. Leggieri, G. Ulisse, F. Di Paolo, F. Di Paolo, A. Di Carlo

University of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy

Three-Dimensional Numerical Study of the Flow Past a Magnetic Obstacle

M. Rivero1, O. Andreev2, A. Thess3, S. Cuevas4, T. Fröhlich1

1Institute of Process Measurement and Sensor Technology, Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany
2Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V., Institut für Sicherheitsforschung Abteilung Magnetohydrodynamik, Dresden, Germany
3Institute of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics, Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany
4Instituto de Energías Renovables, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Temixco, Morelos, México

Some Commonly Neglected Issues Which Affect DEP Applications

G. Zhang1, V. Pandian1, J. Brcka2, J. Faguet2, E. Lee2

1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
2TEL U.S. Holdings, Inc., U.S. Technology Development Center, Austin, TX, USA

Finite Element Analysis of Defibrillation Current Density in Pregnant Women

A. Jeremic, E. Khosrowshahli

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Analysis of Spiral Resonator Filters

J. Crompton, S. Yushanov, K. Koppenhoefer

AltaSim Technologies, Columbus, OH, USA

Cryogenic Design for the SAFARI Test-Setup Calibration Source

C. de Jonge, M. Eggens, W. Laauwen, P. Dieleman, G. Keizer

SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Electrochemical Study of Potential Materials for Cochlear Implant Electrode Array

N. Lawand, V. Lopez[1,2], P. French

1Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
2Università degli studi di Napoli "Federico II", Naples, Italy

The Swelling Responsiveness of pH-Sensitive Hydrogels in 3D Arbitrary Shaped Geometry

K. J. Suthar1, D. C. Mancini2, M. K. Ghantasala3

1Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
2Physical Sciences and Engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Anisotropic Heat Transfer in Orthocyclically Wound Coils

T.L. van Vuure

Tecnotion B.V., Almelo, The Netherlands

2D Eddy Current Analysis in Plane of Laminated Ferromagnetic Media

B. Scheerlinck, P. Sergeant

University College Ghent, Gent, Belgium

Particle Focusing Optimization and Stress Analysis of a Magnetic Horn

S. di Luise1, A. Rubbia2

1Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland and CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland
2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

Finite Element Modeling of Remote Field Eddy Current Phenomenon

T. Jayakumar1, B. Purnachandra Rao2, C. K. Mukhopadhyay3, B. Sasi2, V. Arjun5, S. Thirunavukkarasu2

1Metallurgy and Materials Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam 603 102, TN, India
2Nondestructive Evaluation Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam 603 102, TN, India
3EMSI Section, Nondestructive Evaluation Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, TN, India
5NDE Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam 603 102, TN, India

Modeling of Multiconductor Microstrip Systems on Microwave Integrated Circuits

S. Musa, M. N. O. Sadiku

Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, USA

Elucidating the Mechanism Governing the Cell Rotation Behavior Under DEP

G. Zhang1, Y. Zhao1, J. Brcka2, J. Faguet2, E. Lee2

1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA
2TEL U.S. Holdings, Inc., U.S. Technology Development Center, Austin, TX, USA

AC Electroosmosis and Dielectrophoresis for Trapping Spherical Particles between Rectangular and Triangular Electrodes

S. Narayan1, H. Francis1, S. Ghonge1, D.N. Prasad1, A. Sethi1, S. Banerjee1, S. Kapur2

1Department of Physics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Department of Biological Sciences, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Towards Optimized Neural Stimulation in a Device for Urinary Incontinence

A.N. Shiraz, A. Demosthenous

E&EE Department, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Optimization of a Rotor Shape for Spherical Actuator with Magnetically Levitating Rotor to Match Octupole Field Distribution

M. Sidz1, R. Wawrzaszek1, L. Rossini2, A. Boletis3, S. Mingard3, K. Seweryn1, E. Onillon2, M. Strumik1

1Space Research Centre of PAS, Warsaw, Poland
2CSEM Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
3Maxon Motor AG, Sachseln, Switzerland

Modeling Ferrofluid Flow in an Annular Gap Moving with Reciprocating Shaft

Y. He, R. Nilssen

Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

Simulation of Microfabricated Linear Ion Trap

J. Heinonen, M. Erdmanis, I. Tittonen

Aalto University, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Espoo, Finland

Development of Magnetic Field Components for the Polarisation Option of the Neutron Spectrometer FOCUS

L. Holitzner1, U. Filges1, J.P. Embs2, T. Fennell2, T. Panzner1

Laboratory for Developments and Methods, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland [3]Laboratory for Neutron Scattering, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland

Shielding Cylinder Effect in High-Speed Electric Machines

B. Hannon, P. Sergeant

Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Finite Element Analysis of Superconductive Tape by Using T-Ω Formulation

H. Arab, S. Memiaghe, C. Akyel

Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Cryogenic Magnetic Shield Modeling & Verification

H.J. van Weers1, C. Bruineman2, G. Muckus3

1SRON, Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2Scientec, Utrecht, The Netherlands
3University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Analysis of Dielectrophoretic Force by Using COMSOL

Taewoo Lee

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

Modeling of Lorenz Force Flowmeter for Molten Metal Flow Application

T. V. Shyam1, B. S. V. G. Sharma1, Mrigendra Kumar Mrityunjaya 2, Dr. Ravinder Agarwal2

1Reactor Engineering Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India
2Thapar University, Patiala, India

Studies on Electrostatic Field of a Resistive Plate Chamber

A. Jash, N. Majumdar, S. Mukhopadhyay, S. Chattopadhyay[4]

Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, West Bengal, India [4]Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Modeling Magnetic Induction from Transient Events Impinging upon a Conducting Moon

H. Fuqua1, G. Delory1, I. de Pater2, R. Grimm3

1University of California - Berkeley, Space Sciences Lab, Berkeley, CA, USA
2University of California - Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
3Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, CO, USA

Design Optimisation of an Field Free Point Magnetic Particle Imaging scanner

G. Bringout, T.M. Buzug

Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Investigation on an Encircling Pulsed Eddy Current Probe Performance Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

S. Majidnia1, R. Nilavalan1, J. Rudlin2

1Brunel University, London, United Kingdom
2TWI ltd, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Simulation of a Single-Sided Magnetic Particle Imaging Device with COMSOL Multiphysics®

K. Gräfe, J. Mrongowius, T.M. Buzug

Institute of Medical Engineering, University of Luebeck, Germany

Fully Coupled FEM Modeling of the Swelling Behavior of Human Intervertebral Disc in Response to a Change in Chemical Environment

G. K. Mistri1, K. J. Suthar2

1Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
2Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA

Optimizing Transducer Configuration of Capacitive Sensors for Agricultural Applications

N. Stroia1, D. Moga1, G. Mocanu1, Z. Barabas1, R. Moga 2

Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


ISBN: 978-0-9910001-5-9
ISSN: 2372-2215