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Pressure Activated Flexible Orifice Spray Nozzles

 

A spray nozzle assembly includes a pressure dependent variable spray orifice and an internal chamber which is at least partially bound by a flexibly deformable...

Feedforward Active Filter for Output Ripple Cancellation in Switching Power Converters

 

This innovative system combines two remarkable technologies, power control and ripple cancellation, in a cost-effective package. This system optimizes the...

Uniflow Aerodynamic Deduster for Air Cleaning

 

This invention is a new form of no-contact dust separation technology designed to clean very dusty or polluted air with little maintenance and low energy costs,...

AOXADUR Antioxidant Treatment for Increasing Service Life of Asphalt Mixtures

Background

Chemical binders used in asphalt paved surfaces are subject to age hardening, resulting in...

Tri-Directional Repulsive Magnetic Force Generator 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking collaborators for an improved Halbach Array MagLev that is simple to operate, track-guided, and cost-effective...

RF Wireless Power Transfer to Chip-Scale Apparatuses

 

 

An inductive wireless power system is particularly appealing for secured short-range operation, considering its non-contacting and non-radiative nature....

Origami of Air Conditioning

Mr. Rose of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois has developed a membrane-based technology which can be used for building ventilation...

Multi-GPS System for UAV Navigation

Prof. Gao from the University of IL has developed an algorithm to incorporate measurements from multiple low-cost, light weight GPS receivers on one UAV to improve...