CSSF Category Awards: 2010
Physics & Astronomy

Senior Division


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S1917 — First Place
Bolun Liu, Grade 10 portrait
Merry Mou, Grade 10 portrait
An Innovative Method for Observing Frustrated Total Internal Reflection (FTIR)
Advisor: Dr. John C. Howe
School: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont, Alameda County, Presentation High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
S1905 — Second Place
Shyamal Buch, Grade 9 portrait
"Green" Synthesis of Nanowires on FTO Substrates for Organic Dye-based Solar Cells: Analysis with New Rapid D-SCOPE 2.0
Advisor: Mr. Greg Gorbach
School: Vista del Lago High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
S1910 — Third Place
Zoe E. Dubrow, Grade 11 portrait
Characterization and Optimization of the Bonding Forces of a Novel Silicon Nanowire Gecko Biomimetic Adhesive
Advisor: Mr. Robert Dubrow
School: Carlmont High School, Belmont, San Mateo County
S1911 — Fourth Place
Michael J. Feldman, Grade 9 portrait
Factors Affecting Gas Diffusion
Advisor: Dr. Jeffrey Richman
School: San Marcos Senior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
S1913 — Honorable Mention
Reubin George, Grade 12 portrait
Focusing Sound Using Non-Linear Acoustics
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Monta Vista High School, Cupertino, Santa Clara County
S1916 — Honorable Mention
Christine A. Lin, Grade 11 portrait
Shannon E. Willard, Grade 11 portrait
The Effect of Molecular Mass on the Abruptness of the Vertical Interface Between Different Density Gases
Advisor: Mrs. Reena Fosse
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1919 — Honorable Mention
Mikael H. Matossian, Grade 11 portrait
The Physics of Operating Compact Fluorescent Lamps
Advisor: Mrs. Jocelyn Skaff
School: A.G.B.U. Manoogian Demirdjian School, Canoga Park, Los Angeles County
S1922 — Honorable Mention
Lauren Y. Nguyen, Grade 11 portrait
Optimizing Microbial Fuel Cell Output by Varying Relative Surface Area
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County

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