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The Brains of Banknote Processing Systems new

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 ... Read More

Simulation Advances the Design of a Microfluidic Therapeutic Cell Sorter new

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 ... Read More

Reliable Structures and Wearable Systems Call for Multiphysics Simulation new

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 ... Read More

Efficient Grid Operation and Maintenance with Simulation Apps new

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 ... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Illuminating Complex Material Behavior with Multiphysics Simulation new

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 ... Read More

Tiptoeing Through the Tulips to Protect Power Plants new

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. ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Communicating from Space: The Front End of Multiscale Modeling

Jiyoun Munn, Technical Product Manager, RF Module, COMSOL

As satellites and astronauts travel further out in space, the more communication challenges they are faced with. This article discusses the variety of antennas that can be found on a spacecraft and the different simulation techniques that are best suited for each type of antenna such as ... Read More

Multiphase Flow Simulation Guides Wastewater Treatment Plant Design

Ronnie Berg, Tauw; Tony Flameling, Eindhoven Water Board, Netherlands

To improve the health of the Dommel river, an aeration unit has been added to the Eindhoven wastewater treatment plant to increase the oxygen level of the effluent before merging with the river. Before construction, a CFD model of a multiphase turbulent fluid flow was created to ... Read More

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