I recently contributed an article on acoustic levitation to Frontiers for Young Minds. This is part of a collection on … More
Author: Bruce Drinkwater
Ultrasonic array imaging for non-destructive testing
Acoustophoreitic display work featured in Physics Wold
The June 2020 issue of Physics World features a nice article on acoustic displays. It’s entitled “Making images with sound” … More
Ultrasonic levitation features in new YouTube/BBC programme
Back in the summer we spent a day filming with BBC Studios. This was for a new series called The … More
Materials Probed by ultrasound
James Dacey of Physics World interviewed me about my work on ultrasonic non-destructive testing. The interview also covered why this … More
What next for Fukushima?
Nearly seven years after a powerful tsunami caused catastrophic damage to Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant, the clean-up and recovery … More
Short “digested reads” of new papers
Digested Read of Virtual Vortices paper Digested Read of Coherent Nonlinear Ultrasonic Imaging paper
The importance of non-destructive testing
What would happen if we had no non-destructive safety testing? In short, the modern world would grind to a halt.
Levitation of frogs and pyramids?
Could there be any truth in the use of acoustic levitation in the building of the pyramids? And how about frogs?
Why science festivals are important
As academics we should get out there and tell the general public what we do and why. Science and society should be inexorably linked.