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Multi-Color STED Microscopy with a Single Laser

 

Researchers have developed an optical system that enables the use of a single laser for multi-color STED microscopy. The cost and complexity of STED microscopes...

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...

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...

Lower Cost Pump-Probe Fluorescence Microscope with High Spatial Resolution

 

This new pump-probe fluorescence microscope provides efficient, high-resolution, lifetime imaging of ultrafast fluorescence phenomena. It provides an economical...

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...

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