See How Multiphysics Simulation Is Used in Research and Development

Engineers, researchers, and scientists across industries use multiphysics simulation to research and develop innovative product designs and processes. Find inspiration in technical papers and presentations they have presented at the COMSOL Conference. Browse the selection below or use the Quick Search tool to find a specific presentation or filter by application area.
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Dinâmica de Fluidos Reativos Para Deposição de Filmes Finos

F. F. Dall'Agnol [1]
[1] Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Blumenau, SC, Brasil

Graduado e doutor em Física pela USP de São Carlos. Foi professor colaborador pelo Departamento de Matemática na Universidade Federal de São Carlos e pelo Departamento de Física pela Universidade Estadual do Centro Oeste em Guarapuava. Foi pesquisador no Centro de Tecnologia da ... Read More

Fabrication of Various Carbon Electrode Arrays for Enhancing Electrochemical Signals Using Redox Cycling

Y. Lim, H. Shin [1]
[1] Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea

This work demonstrates: Development of carbon IDA nanoelectrode and stacked electrode set enabling the amplification of electrochemical current signals up to ~40 times. Good agreement between simulation and experimental results in the redox cycling effect. These carbon electrode ... Read More

Multiphysics Analysis of Inductive Brazing Process using COMSOL Multiphysics® Software

A. F. Biju[1], A. Pandey [1],
[1] Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

The objective is to analyze temperature rise and distribution in different parts of an inductive brazing process. This process includes multiphysics phenomena - electromagnetic excitation- eddy heating- heat transfer in solids. AC Inductive heating physics coupled to heat transfer in ... Read More

A Numerical Heat Transfer Analysis on an Implantable Phase-Change Actuated Peristaltic Micropump

F. Forouzandeh [1], D. A. Borkholder [1],
[1] Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA

Advances in protective and restorative biotherapies have created new opportunities to address vestibular disorders, deafness, and noise induced-, sensorineural-, and age-related hearing loss. Controllable and implantable drug delivery micropumps are essential for therapy development in ... Read More

Analysis of Degrading Asbestos fibers in MW field by COMSOL multiphysics

K. Kashimura [1],
[1] Chubu Univ.

MW heating acts on asbestos fibers in slates and degrade them at low temperature comparing with conventional heating methods. The simulation of comsol multiphysics makes important roles to investigate the degrading mechanism, and will be introduced at the conference. We introduce the ... Read More

Keynote Talk: COMSOL® Used as Core Technology for Development of RF/Microwave and High-Speed Digital Connectors

[1] E. Gebhard
Signal Microwave, Scottsdale, AZ, USA [1]

Signal Microwave designs and builds coaxial connectors for microwave and high-speed digital applications. This includes wireless systems, radar, 5G, optical systems, test equipment, back planes, etc. The COMSOL® software is one of our core technologies and is used to design virtually ... Read More

Multiphysics Modeling of Engineered Structured Sorbents for the Adsorption of Carbon Dioxide and Water Vapor from Manned Spacecraft Atmospheres

J. Knox
NASA, Huntsville, AL, USA

In NASA’s Vision for Space Exploration, humans will once again travel beyond the confines of earth’s gravity, this time to remain there for extended periods. Thus all spacecraft systems, including those for the separation of metabolic carbon dioxide and water from a crewed vehicle, must ... Read More

Magnetic Particle Buildup Growth on Single Wire in High Gradient Magnetic Separation  

F. Chen
Department of Chemical Engineering, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, USA

Magnetic fluids containing nano or submicron magnetic particles and their application in food, biological and pharmaceutical systems have recently attracted increasing attention. Magnetic particles can be collected efficiently in magnetizable matrices (e.g. iron wires) in high gradient ... Read More

Electrowetting on dielectric: history effects on rupture voltage

Biao Tang(唐彪) [1], Zhongqian Sun(孙中谦) [1], Jan Groenewold [2], Guofu Zhou [3],
[1] Electronic Paper Display Institute , South China Academy of Advanced Optoelectronics, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510006, P. R. China
[2] Van ‘t Hoff Laboratory for Physical and Colloid Chemistry, Debye Research Institute, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH Utrecht, The Netherlands.
[3] Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Optical Information Materials and Technology & Institute of Electronic Paper Displays, South China Academy of Advanced Optoelectronics, South China Normal University, Guangzhou 510006, P. R. China.

Electrowetting on dielectric devices use a conducting (water) and insulating (oil) liquid phase, in conjunction, on a dielectric layer . In these devices, the wetting properties of the liquid phases can be manipulated by applying an electric field. The electric field can rupture the ... Read More

An All-Purpose Full-Vectorial Finite Element Model for Arbitrarily Shaped Crossed-Gratings

G. Demésy[1], F. Zolla[1], A. Nicolet[1], and M. Commandré[1]
[1]Institut Fresnel, Université Aix-Marseille III, École Centrale de Marseille, France

We demonstrate the accuracy of the Finite Element Method (FEM) to characterize an arbitrarily shaped crossed-grating in a multilayered stack illuminated by an arbitrarily polarized plane wave under oblique incidence. To our knowledge, this is the first time that 3D diffraction ... Read More