Electronics

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High bandwidth Data/Power Transfer Using Sound Waves

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a technology that enables ultra high bandwidth data communication as well as power transfer over short...

Buried Extraordinary Optical Transmission

 

Professors Xiuling Li and Daniel Wasserman from the University of Illinois have developed an optical architecture which integrates a metallic film with...

Buried Tunnel Contact Junction For Better Performance With Less Power

In many semiconductor light emitting devices, minimizing the volume of the p-type material is desirable. This technology involves burying a tunnel contact junction...

Highly Efficient Microcooling/Heating Device

 

A compact active vapor compression cycle heat transfer device. The device of the invention includes a flexible diaphragm serving as the compressive member in a...

Long-Range Energy Transfer via Quenching Surfaces for the Detection of Biomolecular Binding and Un-Binding

 

 

This technology is a rapid, simple and sensitive method for detecting the binding or unbinding of biomolecules using a silicon wafer. It is a novel method...

Fabrication of Microfluidic Systems and Components Using Light Initiated Polymerization

 

An innovative, cost-effective method for making and integrating fluidic microchannels. This method for ultra-rapid prototyping of microfluidic systems requiring...

Optical Control of MEMS Devices Utilizing Photovoltaic Diode

 

An electromagnetic energy, e.g., visible light, controlled low actuation voltage MEMS switch. Stimulation of photovoltaic diodes causes a switching that controls...

Cobalt Precursors For Formation of Cobalt or Cobalt-Containing Material

 

Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of cobalt requires a cobalt precursor that can be easily vaporized, leaving high-purity cobalt on a surface while causing no...

Metal-Assisted Etching For Improved Porous Semiconductors

 

The invention is a novel method for manufacturing porous semiconductors, including silicon (Si), gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC). The method...

Microscale Liquid Conductivity Sensors

 

Conductivity of a liquid solution provides valuable information about the solution, but commercially available conductivity probes are costly and have diameters...

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