Rob Salgado

selected Presentations


Spacetime Trigonometry poster
AAPT Winter 2001 meeting (San Diego, CA - January 8, 2001)
AAPT Summer 2006 meeting (Syracuse, NY - July 25, 2006)
AAPT Topical Conference - Teaching General Relativity to Undergraduates (Syracuse, NY - July 20-21, 2006) - [SalgadoPoster.htm]
AAPT Summer 2006 meeting (Syracuse, NY - July 25, 2006)

Teaching Relativity with Spacetime Trigonometry talk
AAPT Summer 2001 meeting (Rochester, NY - July 24, 2001)

New Ideas for Teaching Relativity: Space-Time Trigonometry (Doppler Effect) talk
AAPT Summer 2006 meeting (Syracuse, NY - July 25, 2006)


Visual Tensor Calculus poster
AAPT Summer 2001 meeting (Rochester, NY - July 25, 2001)
AAPT Summer 2006 meeting (Syracuse, NY - July 25, 2006)

Visualizing Vector and Tensor Fields in Electromagnetism poster
Gordon Research Conference (Physics Research and Education: Electromagnetism, 2006)

Visualizing Tensors and their Algebra, with applications for Electromagnetism and Relativity poster
Gordon Research Conference (Visualization in Science and Education, 2007)

Visualizing Tensors poster
AAPT Topical Conference (Davidson College, 2007), AAPT Summer 2007 meeting (Greensboro, 2007) - [Salgado-abstract] - [Salgado-talk.pdf poster]


Visualizing Proper Time in Special Relativity poster
AAPT Summer 2001 meeting (Rochester, NY - July 25, 2001)
AAPT Summer 2006 meeting (Syracuse, NY - July 25, 2006)

  • Visualizing Proper Time in Special Relativity (Dec 19 2001 revision)
  • Visualizing Proper Time in Special Relativity (Jan 29 2002 revision)
  • Salgado-VisualizingProperTime-physics-0505134.pdf (see preprint link below)

    SpacetimeVisualizationsOfProperTime-AAPT-04Win.pdf poster
    AAPT Winter 2004 meeting (Miami Beach, FL - January 27, 2004)

    Salgado-SpacetimeVisualizationsOfProperTime-LoyolaNO-04Fall.pdf physics seminar
    Loyola U. of New Orleans - October 14, 2004.

    AAPT Winter 2005 meeting (Albuquerque, NM - January 12, 2005)


    Preprints and Publications

    Some Identities for the Quantum Measure and its Generalizations
    gr-qc/9903015 - Citebase for gr-qc/9903015
    published: Mod.Phys.Lett. A17 (2002) 711-728

    Visualizing proper-time in Special Relativity
    physics/0505134 - Citebase for physics/0505134
    published: Physics Teacher (Indian Physical Society), v46 (4), pp. 132-143 (October-December 2004)
    (website with animations: http://physics.syr.edu/courses/modules/LIGHTCONE/LightClock/)


    Drafts

    [soon] Spacetime Trigonometry

    [soon] Thesis


    Rob Salgado
    salgado@physics.syr.edu
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    ######since Aug 1, 2001.