LEGO Device Models

Models of instruments and effects built from LEGOs.

A laser beam reflects off a cantilever probe to map an array of LEGO magnets.

A laser beam reflects off a cantilever probe to map a refrigerator magnet.

Charge coupled devices used as detectors in digital cameras can determine the position of incoming photons.

Model of electron spin alignment in a giant magnetoresistance material. The alignment changes upon application of a magnetic field.

An assemblage of LEGO blocks models a material that expands in width as the length is increased (a negative Poisson ratio).


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