Monthly Archives: April 2015

Second Semester Update

The start to the second semester saw slow progression. With new experiments being held in the lab, we now have to share part of the lab table, as well as some of the equipment. Near the end of first semester … Continue reading

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Weeks 5 & 6

Week Five:
This week saw exciting progress in the lab. The parts needed for the band-pass filters finally arrived, so Lily and I got to work building the high band-pass filter. After a lot of fiddling, we finished the circuit. We … Continue reading

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Weeks 3 & 4

Week three:
This week, I began to build the high band-pass filter based on the online instructions I found last semester. I calculated the resistor and capacitor values I would need for the desired passing frequency range of 0.5-4.0 Hz and … Continue reading

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Weeks 1 & 2

For this first week, Magnes instructed me to just write a summary of last semester. During the second week, I worked on setting everything I worked on last semester back up. This included rewiring Arduino circuits and testing the code. … Continue reading

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Summary of Research from Last Semester

The first week in the lab mostly just involved getting acquainted with the equipment since no worms were available. I watched a laser safety video online so I could properly handle the lasers. They are all fairly safe, although goggles … Continue reading

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