Refractive index database website

Nice website that gives you the refractive index of different materials. For metals, the data is taken from Palik or Johnnson and Christy.

http://refractiveindex.info

Remote display error in Ubuntu 10.04

When I did a ssh -X to a remote workstation, I can display the GUI, but with some areas are not displayed correctly. It doesn’t seem to refresh. I found the solution from the ubuntu forum by disabling the Visual Effects by going to “preferences/appearence/visual effect” and then select “None”

UPCRC Summer School on Multicore programming

http://arancia.crhc.uiuc.edu/singapore/

Trying out Transmission Line models of Modelica

I tried to connect up the transmission lines model with resistors and voltage source. I finally made it without error after adding the two grounds :p. This is the schematics to try out 🙂