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Column Editors: Jochen Kuhn, Technische University, Department of Physics/ Physics Education Research Group, Germany
Kaiserslautern Patrik of Teacher Training (VogtInstitute), Mainz, Germany



Smartphone-based measurement of magnetic force and demonstration of Newton’s third law of motion by Sanjoy Kumar Pal; Soumen Sarkar; Pradipta Panchadhyayee
The Physics Teacher 62, 404–405 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0206524

Bringing CERN to classrooms: Learning about ALICE with AR and LEGO by Atakan Çoban; Aishwarya Girdhar; Max Warkentin; Christoph Hoyer; Jochen Weller; Jochen Kuhn; Stephan Koenigstorfer; Laura Fabbietti; Sascha Mehlhase
The Physics Teacher 62, 310–311 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0203650

Unveiling damped spring pendulum dynamics and constants through smartphone-integrated LiDAR sensors by Arne Bewersdorff; David Weiler
The Physics Teacher 62, 230–231 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0188279

The circular Atwood machine by Arturo Carlos Marti; Martín Monteiro; Cecilia Stari
The Physics Teacher 62, 150–151 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0184412

Building a manometer for gases and liquids with a smartphone and a food storage container by Athanasios Gkourmpis.
The Physics Teacher 62, 66–67 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0187118


The simplest schlieren imaging using a smartphone by Márton Vavrik; Gergely Péter Vári; Péter Jenei
The Physics Teacher 61, 804–805 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0162015

Estimating damping effects using a smartphone by Garima Goyal; Aastha Jain; Dheeraj Kumar Singh
The Physics Teacher 61, 708–709 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0150235

New options for the old Wilberforce pendulum by Lutz Frank Kasper.
The Physics Teacher 61, 628–629 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0151219

Relative motion made real by Nuno M. Campos; Pedro Silva; Sérgio R. Domingos; Manuela Ramos Silva
The Physics Teacher 61, 534–535 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0131137

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The Physics Teacher 61, 402 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0149766

A model experiment on the modern microscopic theory of sliding friction
The Physics Teacher 61, 308 (2023); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0146466

The missing fundamental tone in everyday life and in experiments
The Physics Teacher 61, 228 (2023); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0142178

Experimental investigation of the tropospheric temperature gradient with Flightradar24
The Physics Teacher 61, 148 (2023); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0141246

What gives musical instruments their sound?
The Physics Teacher 61, 80 (2023); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0136722


Acoustic characterization of magnetic braking with a smartphone Camila F. Marín Sepúlveda, Juan C. Castro-Palacio, Isabel Salinas and Juan A. Monsoriu The Physics Teacher 60, 706 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0097792

Measurement of hydraulic coefficients using a Mariotte bottle and a smartphone The Physics Teacher 60, 612 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0095916

Measuring the speed of light in liquids with a smartphone by Arne Bewersdorff and David Weiler The Physics Teacher 60, 516 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0013860

Howling winds and swinging sticks: An acoustical analysis
The Physics Teacher 60, 392 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010400

Recording a resonance curve with smartphones and wine glasses
The Physics Teacher 60, 308 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009999

Experiments with mobile devices — A retrospective on 10 years of iPhysicsLabs
The Physics Teacher 60, 88 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009416

Investigation of the flux density of a solenoid using the magnetometer of ILF
The Physics Teacher 60, 70 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009116


Determining the speed of sound in different gases with a dog whistle
The Physics Teacher 59, 726 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0007414

Video analysis to examine smartphones using a pendulum and a Kepler&#’;s proximity sensor
The Physics Teacher 59, 584 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/5.0056573

Determining the coefficient of kinetic friction using g sensors
The Physics Teacher 59, 504 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006145

Shepard scale produced and analyzed with mobile devices
The Physics Teacher 59, 378 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0004896

LED gates for measuring smartphone parameters using the ambient light sensor of a smartphone
The Physics Teacher 59, 298 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0004165

Determination of gravity acceleration with kinematic ambient light sensor
The Physics Teacher 59, 218 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003674

The flashing light bulb: A quantitative introduction to the theory of alternating current
The Physics Teacher 59, 138 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003475

Detect Earth’s rotation using your smartphone
The Physics Teacher 59, 72 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003025


Using the smartphone as oscillation balance
The Physics Teacher 58, 678 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002744

Magnetic fields produced by electric railways
The Physics Teacher 58, 600 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002390

Real-time visualization of electrical circuit schematics: An augmented reality experiment setup to foster representational knowledge in introductory physics education
The Physics Teacher 58, 518 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002078

Making the invisible visible: Visualization of the connection between magnetic field, electric current, and smartphone force with the help of augmented reality
The Physics Teacher 58, 438 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0001848

Learning the lens equation using water and smartphone/tablets
The Physics Teacher 58, 360 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145539

Corkscrewing and speed of sound: A surprisingly simple experiment
The Physics Teacher 58, 278 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145480

Tilting motion and the moment of inertia of the Lorentz
The Physics Teacher 58, 216 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145423

An experiment of relative velocity in a train using a smartphones
The Physics Teacher 58, 72 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5141984