A Mapping of Sections in Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology (5th Edition)

to the blog hobbieroth.blogspot.com

 

Last Update: May 19, 2019

 

 

Section     Blog Post Title                                                                                Date

in IPMB

 

1.1

Distances and Sizes

October 12, 2007

1.1

Powers of Ten

August 15, 2008

1.1

Bionumbers

November 12, 2010

1.1

The Terahertz

July 29, 2011

1.1

Distances and Sizes

February 7, 2014

1.1

The Machinery of Life

July 10, 2015

1.1

The Art of Insight in Science and Engineering

December 11, 2015

1.1

David Goodsell

August 25, 2017

 

 

 

1.2

Interface Between Physics and Biology: Training a New Generation of Creative Bilingual Scientists

August 31, 2018

 

 

 

1.3

Isaac Newton, Biological Physicist?

October 8, 2010

1.3

The Physics of the Olympics

August 3, 2012

 

 

 

1.6

Kalin Lucas and his Ruptured Achilles Tendon

May 21, 2010

1.6

Oh, My Aching Back

May 10, 2019

 

 

 

1.8

DonÕt Throw Away the Cane

August 27, 2010

 

 

 

1.10

A Dozen New Homework Problems

March 21, 2014

1.10

The Biomechanics of Solids and Fluids: The Physics of Life

September 9, 2016

1.10

Structures: Or Why Things DonÕt Fall Down

December 21, 2018

 

 

 

1.11

Whiplash

September 2, 2016

1.11

Anisotropy in Bioelectricity and Biomechanics

January 4, 2019

 

 

 

1.12

Law of Laplace

June 9, 2012

 

 

 

1.13

Buoyancy

July 10, 2009

1.13

Meselson, Stahl, and the Most Beautiful Experiment in Biology

September 11, 2015

1.13

Manu Prakash and the Paperfuge

January 20, 2017

 

 

 

1.14

PoissonÕs Ratio

December 23, 2011

 

 

 

1.15

The Bends

October 3, 2008

1.15

Benedek and Villars, Volume 1

September 14, 2012

 

 

 

1.16

Non-Newtonian Fluids and the Rheology of Blood

May 20, 2011

1.16

Applying Magneto-Rheology to Reduce Blood Viscosity and Suppress Turbulence to Prevent Heart Attacks

May 19, 2017

 

 

 

1.17

Jean Leonard Marie Poiseuille

September 3, 2010

1.17

MurrayÕs Law

October 28, 2011

1.17

The Ascent of Sap in Trees

August 30, 2013

1.17

Quick Calculus

September 21, 2018

1.17

A Trick to Generate Exam Problems

October 12, 2018

1.17

The Bond Number

October 19, 2018

1.17

Imaging and Velocimetry of the Human Retinal Circulation with Color Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography

December 7, 2018

 

 

 

1.19

Measurement of Blood Pressure

February 17, 2012

1.19

The Viscous Torque on a Rotating Sphere

January 26, 2018

 

 

 

1.20

The American Journal of Physics

February 1, 2008

1.20

Reynolds Number

July 2, 2010

1.20

StokesÕ Law

April 6, 2012

1.20

Edward Purcell (1912-1997)

August 31, 2012

1.20

Low Reynolds Number Flows

November 7, 2014

1.20

StokesÕ Flow Around a Sphere

November 13, 2015

1.20

Steven Vogel (1940-2015)

November 27, 2015

 

 

 

2.1

e, The Story of a Number

May 27, 2011

 

 

 

2.3

Clearance and Semilog Plots

October 23, 2015

 

 

 

2.4

The Framingham Heart Study

February 11, 2011

2.4

The Gompertz Mortality Function

September 15, 2017

 

 

 

2.5

Clearance and Semilog Plots

October 23, 2015

 

 

 

2.6

Chemostat Homework Problems

June 24, 2016

 

 

 

2.8

On Being the Right Size

August 8, 2008

2.8

Kids: DonÕt Try This at Home

April 2, 2010

2.8

Decay Plus Input at a Constant Rate

February 10, 2012

2.8

The Bowling Ball and the Feather

November 28, 2014

 

 

 

2.10

If You Can Solve Only One Differential EquationÉ

March 28, 2008

2.10

Fisher-Kolmogorov Equation

August 5, 2011

2.10

Lotka-Volterra Equations

June 28, 2013

 

 

 

2.11

The West-Brown-Enquist Model for Allometric Scaling

March 20, 2009

2.11

In the Beat of a Heart

January 8, 2010

2.11

GalileoÕs Daughter

April 9, 2010

2.11

Glimpses of Creatures in Their Physical Worlds

March 9, 2012

2.11

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

December 21, 2012

2.11

The Eighteenth Elephant

July 25, 2014

2.11

On Size and Life

August 8, 2014

2.11

A Theoretical PhysicistÕs Journey into Biology

December 19, 2014

2.11

Suki Has Fleas

December 1, 2017

2.11

Gulliver was a Bad Biologist

September 14, 2018

 

 

 

3.1

Lady Luck

January 30, 2009

3.1

The Leibniz

July 15, 2011

3.1

The Constituents of Blood

May 25, 2018

3.1

Sex-Linked Diseases

July 6, 2018

3.1

Craps

August 10, 2018

 

 

 

3.5

BoltzmannÕs Tomb

September 18, 2015

 

 

 

3.7

Error Rates During DNA Copying

July 22, 2016

3.7

The Thermodynamics of the Proton Spin

April 28, 2017

 

 

 

3.8

Michael Faraday, Biological Physicist?

October 15, 2010

 

 

 

3.10

Brownian Motion

December 31, 2010

 

 

 

3.11

Dolphins are not Sharks

October 9, 2015

3.11

Defending Thermodynamics in a Diet Debate

May 17, 2019

 

 

 

3.18

The Gibbs Paradox

June 11, 2010

 

 

 

3.19

The Second Law of Thermodynamics

November 25, 2011

3.19

The Last Question

December 20, 2013

 

 

 

4.1

Div, Grad, Curl, and All That

April 3, 2009

4.1

LifeÕs Ratchet

June 21, 2013

4.1

The Divergence Theorem and StokesÕ Theorem

July 31, 2015

 

 

 

4.3

Brownian Motion

December 31, 2010

4.3

Jean Perrin and AvogadroÕs Number

June 3, 2011

4.3

Tobacco Mosaic Virus

November 8, 2013

 

 

 

4.5

StokesÕ Law

April 6, 2012

 

 

 

4.6

Adolf Fick

June 25, 2010

4.6

Jean Perrin and AvogadroÕs Number

June 3, 2011

4.6

DarcyÕs Law

April 8, 2016

 

 

 

4.7

WhereÕs Albert?

December 18, 2009

4.7

The Terahertz

July 29, 2011

4.7

Glucose, Mannitol, Sucrose, and Raffinose

March 3, 2017

4.7

Urea

June 23, 2017

 

 

 

4.8

The ŌBig ThreeĶ Partial Differential Equations of Physics

June 6, 2008

4.8

Effects of Rapid Buffers on Ca2+ Diffusion and Ca2+ Oscillations

April 22, 2011

4.8

Fisher-Kolmogorov Equation

August 5, 2011

4.8

A Mathematical Model of Agonist-Induced Propagation of Calcium Waves in Astrocytes

March 5, 2015

4.8

The Lewis Number

October 16, 2015

4.8

Five New Homework Problems about Diffusion

January 18, 2019

 

 

 

4.10

Random Walks in Biology

July 17, 2009

4.10

Edward Purcell (1912-1997)

August 31, 2012

4.10

Consider an Impervious Plane Containing a Circular Disk

March 20, 2015

 

 

 

4.11

The Number and Distribution of Capillaries in Muscles with Calculations of the Oxygen Pressure Head Necessary for Supplying the Tissue

January 29, 2016

4.11

A Trick to Generate Exam Problems

October 12, 2018

 

 

 

4.12

Glimpses of Creatures in Their Physical Worlds

March 9, 2012

 

 

 

4.13

Error Function

December 11, 2009

4.13

The Mathematics of Diffusion

October 7, 2011

4.13

What My Dogs Forced Me to Learn About Thermal Energy Transfer

May 15, 2015

4.13

So You DonÕt Like Error Functions?

July 24, 2015

 

 

 

4.14

Diffusion as a Random Walk

July 13, 2018

 

 

 

5.2

Five Popular Misconceptions about Osmosis

March 17, 2017

 

 

 

5.3

Mannitol

June 22, 2012

 

 

 

5.4

A Dangerous Error in the Dilution of 25 Percent Albumin

November 30, 2012

5.4

Osmosis and the Kidneys

October 18, 2013

5.4

Urea

June 23, 2017

 

 

 

5.7

Iatrogenic Problems in End-Stage Renal Failure

October 29, 2010

5.7

The Technology of Medicine

March 15, 2013

5.7

The Nuts and Bolts of Life: Willem Kolff and the Invention of the Kidney Machine

October 21, 2016

 

 

 

5.8

Countercurrent Heat Exchange

November 4, 2011

5.8

Countercurrent Transport of Oxygen in the Gills of a Fish

November 3, 2017

 

 

 

5.9

Charles Bean, Biological Physicist

January 1, 2016

 

 

 

6.1

Acetylcholine and LoewiÕs Dream

November 26, 2010

6.1

Hermann von Helmholtz, Biological Physicist

September 27, 2013

6.1

From Neuron to Brain

October 25, 2013

6.1

Nerve, Muscle, and Synapse

July 14, 2017

6.1

The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal

September 22, 2017

6.1

GalvaniÕs Spark: The Story of the Nerve Impulse

October 20, 2017

 

 

 

6.3

The Electric Potential of a Rectangular Sheet of Charge

January 9, 2015

6.3

The Electric Potential of a Rectangular Sheet of Charge - Resolved

June 26, 2015

 

 

 

6.4

The Millikan Oil Drop Experiment

December 2, 2016

 

 

 

6.8

The Art of Electronics

September 6, 2013

6.8

The Coulter Counter

August 21, 2015

 

 

 

6.11

RallÕs Equivalent Cylinder

September 10, 2016

 

 

 

6.12

Error Function

December 11, 2009

6.12

William Albert Hugh Rushton

January 29, 2010

 

 

 

6.13

The Hodgkin and Huxley Model

May 2, 2008

6.13

The Hodgkin and Huxley Macarena

February 24, 2012

6.13

Andrew Huxley (1917-2012)

June 1, 2012

6.13

The Rest of the Story

February 5, 2016

6.13

Bioelectricity: A Quantitative Approach

July 7, 2017

 

 

 

6.14

Anode Break Excitation

September 1, 2017

 

 

 

6.16

Ichiji Tasaki (1910-2009)

June 5, 2009

6.16

William Albert Hugh Rushton

January 29, 2010

6.16

Saltatory Conduction

March 23, 2012

 

 

 

6.17

A Biological Constant

May 18, 2018

 

 

 

7.4

Clark and Plonsey

November 6, 2009

7.4

Adrien-Marie Legendre

September 24, 2010

7.4

Robert Plonsey (1924-2015)

June 5, 2015

7.4

John Clark: Biomedical Engineer (1936-2017)

October 13, 2017

 

 

 

7.5

Plessey Semiconductor Electric Potential Integrated Circuit

November 18, 2011

 

 

 

7.7

Willem Einthoven

February 13, 2015

 

 

 

7.8

The ECG Dance

August 21, 2009

 

 

 

7.9

The ŌBig ThreeĶ Partial Differential Equations of Physics

June 6, 2008

7.9

Cardiac Bioelectric Therapy

January 16, 2009

7.9

Art Winfree and the Bidomain Model of Cardiac Tissue

August 28, 2015

7.9

How to Explain Why Unequal Anisotropy Ratios is Important Using Pictures but No Mathematics

August 19, 2016

7.9

Unequal Anisotropy Ratios

April 14, 2017

7.9

John Clark: Biomedical Engineer (1936-2017)

October 13, 2017

7.9

NISTÕs Digital Library of Mathematical Functions

February 23, 2018

7.9

A Bidomain Model for the Extracellular Potential and Magnetic Field of Cardiac Tissue

October 5, 2018

 

 

 

7.10

Adrian Kantrowitz (1918-2008)

November 28, 2008

7.10

Cardiac Bioelectric Therapy

January 16, 2009

7.10

Current Injection into a Two-Dimensional Anisotropic Bidomain

May 15, 2009

7.10

Deep Brain Stimulation

May 29, 2009

7.10

Cochlear Implants

September 25, 2009

7.10

Optical Mapping

September 23, 2011

7.10

Wilson Greatbatch (1919-2011)

September 30, 2011

7.10

The Making of the Pacemaker: Celebrating a Lifesaving Invention

November 11, 2011

7.10

A Mechanism for Anisotropic Reentry in Electrically Active Tissue

July 20, 2012

7.10

The Response of a Spherical Heart to a Uniform Electric Field

February 22, 2013

7.10

Barouh Berkovits (1926-2012)

March 22, 2013

7.10

Happy Birthday, Earl Bakken!

January 10, 2014

7.10

The Mystery of the Flawed Homework Problem

November 20, 2015

7.10

A Mathematical Model of Make and Break Electrical Stimulation of Cardiac Tissue by a Unipolar Anode or Cathode

December 4, 2015

7.10

Neural Lacing

June 17, 2016

7.10

Zapping Their Brains at Home

August 5, 2016

7.10

Noninvasive Deep Brain Stimulation via Temporally Interfering Electric Fields

June 9, 2017

7.10

Machines in Our Hearts

August 4, 2017

7.10

Shattered Nerves: How Science is Solving Modern MedicineÕs Most Perplexing Problem

December 8, 2017

7.10

Abramowitz and Stegun

December 22, 2017

7.10

A Trick to Generate Exam Problems

October 12, 2018

7.10

Earl Bakken (1924-2018)

October 26, 2018

 

 

 

7.11

Hello to the Medical Physics 2 Class at Ball State University

February 27, 2009

7.11

How Well Does a Three-Sphere Model Predict Positions of Dipoles in a Realistically Shaped Head?

October 11, 2013

7.11

The Psychic Probe

August 14, 2015

 

 

 

8.1

A Gift for the Readers of Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology

December 26, 2008

8.1

The Role of Magnetic Forces in Biology and Medicine

March 4, 2011

8.1

The Cyclotron

December 9, 2011

8.1

Electricity and Magnetism

December 13, 2013

8.1

A Theoretical Model of Magneto-Acoustic Imaging of Bioelectric Currents

October 17, 2014

 

 

 

8.3

The Magnetic Field of a Single Axon

June 12, 2009

8.3

The Magnetic Field of a Single Axon (Part 1)

October 30, 2015

8.3

The Magnetic Field of a Single Axon (Part 2)

November 6, 2015

 

 

 

8.6

A New Homework Problem

September 11, 2009

8.6

A Present from Santa

December 25, 2009

8.6

Michael Faraday, Biological Physicist?

October 15, 2010

8.6

Maxwell Equation Sesquicentennial

March 25, 2011

8.6

Destiny of the Republic

January 6, 2012

8.6

The Heating of Metal Electrodes

June 15, 2012

8.6

Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field

November 14, 2014

8.6

The Divergence Theorem and StokesÕ Theorem

July 31, 2015

 

 

 

8.7

The FDA Approves Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Treatment of Depression

December 12, 2008

8.7

Determining the Site of Stimulation During Magnetic Stimulation of a Peripheral Nerve

December 28, 2012

8.7

Magnetoacoustic Tomography with Magnetic Induction

March 1, 2013

8.7

In Vitro Evaluation of a 4-Leaf Coil Design for Magnetic Stimulation of Peripheral Nerve

December 12, 2014

8.7

The Psychic Probe

August 14, 2015

8.7

Phineas Gage: NeuroscienceÕs Most Famous Patient

March 18, 2016

8.7

Implantable Microcoils for Intracortical Magnetic Stimulation

December 23, 2016

8.7

Tony Barker Receives the International Brain Stimulation Award

January 13, 2017

8.7

The Electric Field Induced During Magnetic Stimulation

February 15, 2019

 

 

 

8.8

Iron, NatureÕs Universal Element

August 6, 2010

8.8

Magnetic Characterization of Isolated Candidate Vertebrate Magnetoreceptor Cells

July 13, 2012

8.8

Resource Letter BSSMF-1: Biological Sensing of Static Magnetic Fields

June 7, 2013

8.8

Magneto-Aerotactic Bacteria Deliver Drug-Containing Nanoliposomes to Tumor Hypoxic Regions

September 23, 2016

8.8

Magnetic Force Microscopy for Nanoparticle Characterization

May 5, 2017

8.8

Applying Magneto-Rheology to Reduce Blood Viscosity and Suppress Turbulence to Prevent Heart Attacks

May 19, 2017

8.8

The Curie Temperature

May 11, 2018

 

 

 

8.9

Biomagnetism and Medicalphysicsweb

February 12, 2010

8.9

Magnetic Measurements of Peripheral Nerve Function Using a Neuromagnetic Current Probe

March 5, 2010

8.9

Gaussian Integration

January 21, 2011

8.9

Superconductivity

April 15, 2011

8.9

Helium Shortage!

March 8, 2013

8.9

The Bubble Experiment

December 5, 2014

8.9

Capabilities of a Toroid-Amplifier System for Magnetic Measurement of Current in Biological Tissue

December 9, 2016

8.9

Optical Magnetic Detection of Single-Neuron Action Potentials Using Quantum Defects in Diamond

December 16, 2016

8.9

A Bidomain Model for the Extracellular Potential and Magnetic Field of Cardiac Tissue

October 5, 2018

8.9

In Vivo Magnetic Recording of Neuronal Activity

January 25, 2019

 

 

 

8.12

Neuroskeptic

January 6, 2017

 

 

 

9.1

dGEMRIC

October 28, 2016

 

 

 

9.2

Gouy and Chapman

August 12, 2011

9.2

The Nonlinear Poisson-Boltzmann Equation

August 19, 2011

 

 

 

9.3

Abramowitz and Stegun

December 22, 2017

 

 

 

9.7

Erwin Neher

March 26, 2010

9.7

The Spark of Life

July 5, 2013

9.7

Drosophila melanogaster

January 24, 2014

9.7

Roderick MacKinnonÕs Nobel Lecture

November 2, 2018

9.7

Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes

March 15, 2019

 

 

 

9.10

Magnetic Therapy

March 21, 2008

9.10

Is Cell Phone Electromagnetic Radiation Dangerous?

December 5, 2008

9.10

Benjamin Franklin, Biological Physicist

December 19, 2008

9.10

Are Static Magnetic Fields Dangerous?

October 2, 2009

9.10

Murderous Microwaves

March 18, 2011

9.10

National Academies Press

June 10, 2011

9.10

Magnetic Characterization of Isolated Candidate Vertebrate Magnetoreceptor Cells

July 13, 2012

9.10

Eleanor Adair (1926-2013)

May 24, 2013

9.10

Resource Letter BSSMF-1: Biological Sensing of Static Magnetic Fields

June 7, 2013

9.10

Biomagnetism Therapy: Pseudoscientific Twaddle

January 8, 2016

9.10

The Viscous Torque on a Rotating Sphere

January 26, 2018

9.10

Microwave Weapons are Prime Suspect in Ills of US Embassy Workers

September 7, 2018

9.10

A Trick to Generate Exam Problems

October 12, 2018

9.10

Power Lines and Cancer FAQ

April 5, 2019

 

 

 

10.3

Feedback Loops

December 2, 2011

10.3

Erythropoietin and Feedback Loops

April 21, 2017

 

 

 

10.6

Dynamics: The Geometry of Behavior

December 14, 2012

 

 

 

10.8

Nonlinear Dynamics

October 17, 2008

10.8

Sync

July 3, 2009

10.8

Bursting

April 29, 2011

10.8

From Clocks to Chaos

August 24, 2012

10.8

Leon Glass Wins Winfree Prize

April 5, 2013

10.8

The Lorenz Equations and Chaos

May 17, 2013

10.8

Art Winfree and the Bidomain Model of Cardiac Tissue

August 28, 2015

10.8

Alan Perelson wins the 2017 Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics

February 3, 2017

10.8

The Radial Isochron Clock

January 11, 2019

 

 

 

10.9

Hysteresis and Bistability in the Direct Transition from 1:1 to 2:1 Rhythm in Periodically Driven Single Ventricular Cells

May 7, 2010

10.9

The Logistic Map

October 26, 2012

10.9

Art Winfree and Cellular Excitable Media

November 2, 2012

10.9

Hexagons and Cellular Excitable Media

July 18, 2014

10.9

Steven Strogatz Lectures on Youtube

September 28, 2018

10.9

A Trick to Generate Exam Problems

October 12, 2018

 

 

 

10.12

Hot Tubs and Heat Stroke

December 4, 2009

10.12

From Clocks to Chaos

August 24, 2012

10.12

A Simplified Approach for Simultaneous Measurements of Wavefront Velocity and Curvature in the Heart Using Activation Times

December 6, 2013

10.12

George Ralph Mines

January 17, 2014

10.12

Frequency Locking of Meandering Spiral Waves in Cardiac Tissue

June 22, 2018

10.12

Neurological Control Systems

April 26, 2019

 

 

 

11.1

Numerical Computing

July 4, 2008

11.1

Subtracting Large Numbers

December 17, 2010

11.1

Gauss and the Method of Least Squares

February 2, 2018

11.1

Imaging and Velocimetry of the Human Retinal Circulation with Color Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography

December 7, 2018

 

 

 

11.2

Using Logarithmic Transformations when Fitting Allometric Data

May 22, 2009

11.2

Single-Pool Exponential Decomposition Models: Potential Pitfalls in their Use in Ecology Studies

May 14, 2010

11.2

Data Reduction and Error Analysis for the Physical Sciences

October 7, 2016

 

 

 

11.4

Joseph Fourier

September 10, 2010

11.4

Euler: The Master of Us All

July 22, 1022

11.4

Aliasing

January 25, 2013

11.4

Dr. EulerÕs Fabulous Formula Cures Many Mathematical Ills

June 19, 2015

11.4

The Fast Fourier Transform

June 30, 2017

 

 

 

11.5

The Gibbs Phenomenon

June 4, 2010

11.5

X-Ray Crystallography

July 30, 2010

11.5

The Joy of X

February 15, 2013

11.5

Fourier Series

December 27, 2013

11.5

The Fourier Series of the Cotangent Function

August 3, 2018

 

 

 

11.10

The Strangest Man

March 12, 2010

 

 

 

11.18

The Feynman Lectures

November 20, 2009

11.18

Non-Dynamical Stochastic Resonance: Theory and Experiments with White and Arbitrarily Coloured Noise

January 4, 2013

 

 

 

12.1

The Airy Disk

June 20, 2014

12.1

Abramowitz and Stegun

December 22, 2017

 

 

 

12.2

Abramowitz and Stegun

December 22, 2017

 

 

 

12.4

Two-Dimensional Image Reconstruction

July 24, 2009

12.4

Central Slice Theorem and Ronald Bracewell

May 6, 2011

12.4

Bilinear Interpolation

April 11, 2014

 

 

 

12.5

Radon Transform

September 9, 2011

12.5

The Sinogram

November 16, 2012

12.5

Projections and Back Projections

March 27, 2015

12.5

An Analytical Example of Filtered Back Projection

May 27, 2016

12.5

Another Analytical Example of Filtered Back Projection

March 16, 2018

 

 

 

12.6

Gopalasamudram Narayanan Ramachandran, Biological Physicist

December 15, 2017

 

 

 

13.1

The ŌBig ThreeĶ Partial Differential Equations of Physics

June 6, 2008

13.1

Sound and Ultrasound

October 24, 2008

13.1

Kids: DonÕt Try This at Home

April 2, 2010

 

 

 

13.3

Figure 13.5

April 24, 2015

 

 

 

13.4

Boston

July 17, 2015

13.4

Suki is Going Deaf

July 28, 2017

 

 

 

13.5

Musicophilia

September 20, 2013

13.5

Principles of Musical Acoustics

February 21, 2014

13.5

You Can Hear About a NickelÕs Worth of Difference

January 15, 2016

 

 

 

13.7

Augustin-Jean Fresnel

September 17, 2010

13.7

Point/Counterpoint Revisited

April 8, 2011

13.7

Fresnel Diffraction

August 26, 2011

13.7

Fraunhofer Diffraction

September 2, 2011

13.7

Imaging and Velocimetry of the Human Retinal Circulation with Color Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography

December 7, 2018

 

 

 

14.1

The Optics of Life

May 4, 2012

 

 

 

14.2

The Electron Microscope

February 19, 2010

 

 

 

14.3

Happy Birthday Laser!

May 28, 2010

14.3

The Hydrogen Spectrum

November 9, 2012

14.3

The Bohr Model

July 12, 2013

14.3

The Four Equations of Old Quantum Theory

April 29, 2016

14.3

Implantable Biocompatible Lasers!

October 6, 2017

 

 

 

14.4

Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles

November 13, 2009

 

 

 

14.5

Rutherford Scattering and the Differential Cross Section

September 16, 2016

 

 

 

14.6

The Diffusion Approximation to Photon Transport

April 17, 2009

14.6

Britton Chance (1913-2010)

February 4, 2011

 

 

 

14.7

The Truth About Terahertz

October 5, 2012

14.7

Light Scattering

March 14, 2014

14.7

Imaging and Velocimetry of the Human Retinal Circulation with Color Doppler Optical Coherence Tomography

December 7, 2018

 

 

 

14.8

Max Planck and Blackbody Radiation

April 30, 2010

14.8

Gasiorowicz

July 8, 2011

14.8

Frequency Versus Wavelength

April 20, 2012

14.8

A Log-Log Plot of the Blackbody Spectrum

October 24, 2014

14.8

The Four Equations of Old Quantum Theory

April 29, 2016

14.8

The Wien Exponential Law

July 1, 2016

 

 

 

14.9

Photodynamic Therapy

February 8, 2013

 

 

 

14.10

Ultraviolet Light Causes Skin Cancer

October 1, 2010

14.10

The Biological Risk of Ultraviolet Light From the Sun

October 31, 2014

14.10

Sunscreen

March 1, 2019

 

 

 

14.11

Happy Birthday Laser!

May 28, 2010

14.11

Harry Pennes, Biological Physicist

February 1, 2019

 

 

 

14.12

Lumens, Candelas, Lux, and Nits

September 19, 2014

 

 

 

14.13

Myopia

June 18, 2010

14.13

Seeing the Natural World with a PhysicistÕs Lens

November 5, 2010

14.13

Retinal Injuries from a Handheld Laser Pointer

March 11, 2011

14.13

Microscopes

June 27, 2014

14.13

The First Steps in Seeing

September 26, 2014

14.13

Benefits and Barriers of Accommodating Intraocular Lenses

February 24, 2017

14.13

Confocal Microscopy

May 26, 2017

14.13

Eclipse

August 11, 2017

14.13

From Photon to Neuron: Light, Imaging, Vision

January 5, 2018

 

 

 

14.15

Color Vision

May 8, 2009

14.15

Except from the Fifth Edition

December 26, 2014

14.15

Enhancement of Human Color Vision by Breaking the Binocular Redundancy

March 24, 2017

 

 

 

15.2

The Barn

August 13, 2010

 

 

 

15.3

Roberts Prize

July 31, 2009

15.3

John H Hubbell

October 10, 2014

 

 

 

15.4

The Klein-Nishina Formula

October 16, 2009

15.4

Light Scattering

March 14, 2014

15.4

The Ugliest Equation

February 20, 2015

15.4

John David Jackson (1925-2016)

October 14, 2016

 

 

 

15.5

Lord Rayleigh, Biological Physicist

December 7, 2012

 

 

 

15.6

Triplet Production

January 2, 2015

 

 

 

15.7

Mass Attenuation Coefficient and Areal Density

March 11, 2016

 

 

 

15.9

The Amazing World of Auger Electrons

May 23, 2014

15.9

Pierre Auger and Lisa Meitner

May 30, 2014

 

 

 

15.11

Felix Bloch

October 23, 2009

15.11

Niels Bohr and the Stopping Power of Alpha Particles

July 29, 2016

15.11

My Honors College Class: The Making of the Atomic Bomb

March 10, 2017

 

 

 

15.15

See Russ Hobbie on YouTube!

May 9, 2008

15.15

Odds and Ends

March 2, 2012

15.15

Kerma

April 12, 2019

 

 

 

16.1

Henry Moseley

March 16, 2012

16.1

KramersÕ Law

August 7, 2015

 

 

 

16.2

Wilhelm Roentgen

December 30, 2011

16.2

Baring the Sole: The Rise and Fall of the Shoe-Fitting Fluroscope

August 24, 2018

 

 

 

16.4

Roberts Prize

July 31, 2009

16.4

Marie Curie and her X-ray VehicleÕs Contribution to World War I Battlefield Medicine

November 9, 2018

 

 

 

16.7

Point/Counterpoint Revisited

April 8, 2011

 

 

 

16.8

Virtual Colonoscopy

September 19, 2008

16.8

Image Gently

February 13, 2009

16.8

Allan Cormack

February 20, 2009

16.8

Computerized Transverse Axial Scanning (Tomography)

December 14, 2018

 

 

 

16.9

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

January 16, 2015

16.9

Free-Radical Chain Reactions that Spread Damage and Destruction

May 12, 2017

16.9

Gauss and the Method of Least Squares

February 2, 2018

16.9

Chromatin Packing and Molecular Biology of the Cell

March 2, 2018

16.9

Radiobiology for the Radiologist

April 6, 2018

 

 

 

16.10

Proton Therapy

April 24, 2009

16.10

Resource Letter MPRT-1: Medical Physics in Radiation Therapy

August 28, 2009

16.10

Stopping Power and the Bragg Peak

May 11, 2012

16.10

Biodamage Via Shock Waves Initiated by Irradiation With Ions

May 3, 2013

16.10

Stealth Nanoparticles Boost Radiotherapy

August 23, 2013

16.10

More About the Stopping Power and the Bragg Peak

September 12, 2014

16.10

Cobalt-60

January 23, 2015

16.10

If Only I Had a Few Negative X-rays, IÕd be All Set

May 3, 2019

 

 

 

16.12

Is Computed Tomography Safe?

December 7, 2007

16.12

Physics for Future Presidents

November 7, 2008

16.12

Image Gently

February 13, 2009

16.12

NCRP Report No. 160

March 6, 2009

16.12

More on ŌIs Computed Tomography Safe?Ķ

September 18, 2009

16.12

All the News ThatÕs Fit to Print

February 26, 2010

16.12

Fukushima Nuclear Reactors

April 1, 2011

16.12

National Academies Press

June 10, 2011

16.12

Radiation Risks from Medical Imaging Procedures

January 20, 2012

16.12

Odds and Ends

March 2, 2012

16.12

Are Backscatter X-Ray Machines at Airports Safe?

September 7, 2012

16.12

Radon

April 12, 2013

16.12

Bernard Cohen and the Risk of Low Level Radiation

April 25, 2014

16.12

Point/Counterpoint: Low-Dose Radiation is Beneficial, Not Harmful

August 22, 2014

16.12

Fermi Problems and the Annual Background Radiation Dose from Potassium-40

July 3, 2015

16.12

Welcome Home Scott Kelly

March 4, 2016

16.12

Chernobyl

April 22, 2016

16.12

The Genetic Effects of Radiation

January 27, 2017

16.12

The Goiania Accident

September 8, 2017

16.12

Strange Glow

May 4, 2018

16.12

The Radium Girls

June 8, 2018

16.12

Baring the Sole: The Rise and Fall of the Shoe-Fitting Fluoroscope

August 24, 2018

 

 

 

17.1

Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles

November 13, 2009

17.1

Ernest Rutherford

October 19, 2012

17.1

1932: A Watershed Year in Nuclear Physics

March 29, 2013

17.1

Bioelectromagnetism: Principles and Applications of Bioelectric and Biomagnetic Fields

July 26, 2013

17.1

Martha Chase (1927-2003)

August 9, 2013

17.1

Isotopes of Carbon

November 1, 2013

17.1

The Atomic Energy Merit Badge

March 8, 2019

 

 

 

17.3

The Discovery of Technetium

March 13, 2009

17.3

Odds and Ends

March 2, 2012

17.3

Internal Conversion

June 2, 2017

 

 

 

17.4

The Amazing World of Auger Electrons

May 23, 2014

 

 

 

17.5

Beta Decay and the Neutrino

February 5, 2010

17.5

The Semiempirical Mass Formula

May 25, 2012

17.5

Robley Dunglison Evans, Medical Physicist

February 16, 2018

 

 

 

17.6

Marie Curie

November 23, 2012

17.6

Fermi Problems and the Annual Background Radiation Dose from Potassium-40

July 3, 2015

17.6

The Radiation Dose from Radon: A Back-of-the-Envelope Estimation

March 30, 2018

 

 

 

17.7

Technetium Shortage

December 14, 2007

17.7

Should We Have a Molybdenum-99 Source in the United States?

May 23, 2008

17.7

Georg Charles von Hevesy

July 11, 2008

17.7

The Discovery of Technetium

March 13, 2009

17.7

Technetium ShortageÉ.Again

August 7, 2009

17.7

All the News ThatÕs Fit to Print

February 26, 2010

17.7

Tc-99m Production: Losing the Reactor

February 18, 2011

17.7

The Cyclotron

December 9, 2011

17.7

Top 10 Isotopes

February 26, 2016

17.7

Molybdenum-99 for Medical Imaging

November 18, 2016

17.7

95gTc and 96gTc as Alternatives to Medical Radioisotope 99mTc

March 23, 2018

17.7

Life Atomic

March 29, 2019

 

 

 

17.8

The Anger Camera

August 20, 2010

 

 

 

17.11

The Sievert Integral

February 19, 2016

 

 

 

17.12

Radon

April 12, 2013

17.12

Polonium-210, The Perfect Poison

September 25, 2015

17.12

The Radiation Dose from Radon: A Back-of-the-Envelope Estimation

March 30, 2018

 

 

 

18.2

Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Imaging

January 30, 2015

 

 

 

18.3

Progress Toward a Deployable SQUID-Based Ultra-Low Field MRI System for Anatomical Imaging

May 22, 2015

18.3

The Thermodynamics of the Proton Spin

April 28, 2017

 

 

 

18.4

Felix Bloch

October 23, 2009

 

 

 

18.5

Circularly Polarized Excitation Pulses, Spin Lock, and T1r

June 12, 2015

 

 

 

18.6

Gadolinium

December 16, 2011

18.6

The Magic Angle

January 18, 2013

18.6

dGEMRIC

October 28, 2016

 

 

 

18.8

Spin Echo

May 18, 2012

18.8

Edward Purcell (1912-1997)

August 31, 2012

18.8

Herman Carr, MRI Pioneer

October 2, 2015

 

 

 

18.9

Paul Lauterbur

May 1, 2009

18.9

Are Static Magnetic Fields Dangerous?

October 2, 2009

18.9

Paul Callaghan (1947-2012)

May 16, 2014

18.9

Raymond Damadian and MRI

September 5, 2014

18.9

The Sinc Function

February 6, 2015

18.9

Good, Fast, Cheap: Pick Any Two

February 10, 2017

18.9

Sir Peter Mansfield (1933-2017)

February 17, 2017

18.9

Is Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safe?

January 19, 2018

18.9

Frequency Encoding and Phase Encoding

April 27, 2018

18.9

Extrema of the Sinc Function

July 27, 2018

 

 

 

18.12

A Gift for the Readers of Intermediate Physics for Medicine and Biology

December 26, 2008

18.12

A Brief History of Human Functional Brain Mapping

January 22, 2016

18.12

Direct Neural Current Imaging in an Intact Cerebellum with Magnetic Resonance Imaging

June 3, 2016

 

 

 

18.13

Peter Basser Wins ISMRM Gold Medal for Diffusion Tensor Imaging

May 30, 2008

18.13

The Eigenvalue Problem

April 15, 2016

18.13

James Mattiello, Medical Physicist (1958-2017)

September 29, 2017

 

 

 

18.14

Hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI of the Human Lung

April 19, 2013

 

 

 

A

The Steradian

April 10, 2015

 

 

 

D

TaylorÕs Series

May 29, 2015

 

 

 

E

Integrals of Sines and Cosines

January 3, 2014

 

 

 

G

StudentÕs T Test

August 29, 2014

 

 

 

H

The Bell Curve

August 14, 2009

 

 

 

I

StirlingÕs Formula!

April 13, 2012

 

 

 

J

Acetylcholine and LoewiÕs Dream

November 26, 2010

J

Benedek and Villars, Volume 2

September 21, 2012

 

 

 

K

The Gaussian Integral

October 12, 2012

 

 

 

L

Div, Grad, Curl, and All That

April 3, 2009