is a culmination of George Bissinger's 35 year "Viocadeas" acoustic research; see article index.
We are now able to see the first true 3-dimensional animations of a violin's vibrations – what a Strad does, not only what it looks like!
The new imaging tools are so vivid that a violin maker or musician can begin to absorb this vision in an intuitive way.
A practical reason to study the violin in this way, is to move our focus away from history and mystique, into the
realm of function and sound.