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Helicon Antenna Supports Nuclear Fusion new

Humberto Torreblanca, General Atomics, USA

Built by engineers at General Atomics, the DIII-D tokamak needs to achieve temperatures that are 10 times hotter than the core of the Sun to achieve nuclear fusion. To accomplish this, a novel heating system using a helicon antenna that can inject 1 megawatt of RF power is being designed ... 詳細を見る

National Grid Models Underground Cable Routes new

David Scott, UK National Grid, United Kingdom

U.K. National Grid bears responsibility for maintaining the high-voltage transmission network in the U.K. Determining accurate cable ratings (maximum load capacity while staying within temperature ranges) is a significant effort, since they have to maintain reliability, safety, and ... 詳細を見る

The Brains of Banknote Processing Systems

Jan Domke, Klaus Thierauf, Giesecke & Devrient Currency Technology, Germany

Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology develops sensors for modular, high-performance banknote processing systems that are used by professional cash centers to sort millions of banknotes every day. Banknotes are fed through a conveyor belt system and transported through arrays of sensors ... 詳細を見る

Simulation Advances the Design of a Microfluidic Therapeutic Cell Sorter

The Technology Partnership (TTP), a firm that consults on technology development, created a vortex-actuated cell sorter (VACS), a device that sorts biological cells in a new, improved, and faster way. Cell sorting is a technique used to treat various diseases, including cancer. The ... 詳細を見る

Reliable Structures and Wearable Systems Call for Multiphysics Simulation

Lucia Zullino, STMicroelectronics, Italy

At STMicroelectronics, engineers use numerical simulation to optimize semiconductor solutions for a wide range of use cases, such as developing a sensor for analyzing concrete health and ensuring the accuracy of a bioimpedance meter. In the case of the bioimpedance meter, an ... 詳細を見る

Efficient Grid Operation and Maintenance with Simulation Apps

Jing Zhang, NARI Group Corporation, China

Engineers at NARI Group Corporation developed the Cable Condition Analysis Expert System App, based on their electrical and structural multiphysics model, to accurately predict cable faults and improve troubleshooting efficiency. The simulation application enables field technicians to ... 詳細を見る

3D Parametric Full Eye Model Gives 20+ Years of Better Vision

David Enfrun, Aurélien Maurer, Kejako, Switzerland

To correct presbyopia, researchers at Kejako, a medical device company in Switzerland, are developing a noninvasive laser eye treatment, supported by numerical simulation. In order to realize this goal, the Kejako engineers turned to multiphysics simulation. To successfully create a ... 詳細を見る

Illuminating Complex Material Behavior with Multiphysics Simulation

Andrew Prudil, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, Canada

At Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, multiphysics simulation is used to gain insight into the behavior of nuclear fuel inside of a reactor, and it will ultimately be used to improve the efficiency and safety of such systems. By including and coupling mechanical, thermal, fluid, and chemical ... 詳細を見る

Tiptoeing Through the Tulips to Protect Power Plants

Francesco Agostini, Alberto Zanetti, Jean-Claude Mauroux, ABB, Switzerland

ABB, a multinational leader in electrification products and power grid technology, develops generator circuit breakers (GCBs) that safeguard power plants around the world. GCBs must dissipate short-circuit current surges within milliseconds to prevent damage to the grid and power plant. ... 詳細を見る

Optimizing Passenger Vehicle Design with Simulation Apps

Sitarameswara Sarma Akella, Mahindra, India

The fast-paced passenger vehicle design process at Mahindra, a multinational automotive manufacturer, demands efficient collaboration between manufacturing teams, design engineers, and computer-aided engineering (CAE) analysts. Validation of design changes to stabilizer bars, critical ... 詳細を見る

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