Macro Scale

Latest Innovations

Control Methods and Circuits for Extremely Fast Response in Switching Power Converters

 

A method for accomplishing energy changes for a power converter to minimize an impact of a disturbance. The power converter includes energy storage and switches....

A Method for Compensating Wave Reflections in Transmission Lines

 

This technology is a method to eliminate voltage overshoot in cables used to connect AC electric motors and pulse width modulation (PWM) inverters. As a function...

Method for Isolating Antennas Using Meandered-Line Ground Plane Surface Wave Filter

 

A wireless communication device includes multiple antennas spaced apart from each other. Also included is a dielectric substrate with electrically conductive...

Microvascular Networks and Composite Materials Using Sacrificial Fibers

 

This technology is a biologically inspired 3D microvascular networks within composite materials provide damage management and active temperature regulation. 

...

Advanced Technique for Processing Sacrificial Fibers

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method for making sacrificial fibers. This method can be used to produce larger and more complex...

Advanced Technique for Processing Sacrificial Fibers

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method for making sacrificial fibers. This method can be used to produce larger and more complex...

Novel Method for the Production of Nylon

University of Illinois researchers have identified a new process for the production of nylon. Nylon is one of the most commonly used polymers, however the common...

High Efficiency Photocatalytic Systems

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a high efficiency photocatalytic system using novel oxide materials that allow absorption of a broader...

High Temperature Resistant material for Refractory or Castable Applications

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a material with excellent thermal shock resistance. The material is easily castable and does not...

An Internally Heated Shape Memory Polymer Dry Adhesive

 

Dr. Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a 2-part dry adhesive which has an electrically conductive layer and an adhesive layer. The electrically...

Pages