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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...

Transpiration Cooling for Structural Polymer Materials

 

Researchers from the Beckman institute at the University of Illinois are developing a system for cooling structural materials inspired on nature's transpiration....

Flaw Tolerant Oxide Ceramic Composites

 

This set of technologies takes up the problems associated with ceramics in oxidizing environments. By strengthening materials and slowing the growth of cracks it...

Multiple-use Corn zein-based Biodegradable Resins, Sheets, and Films are an attractive alternative to plastic

 

This technology is a process for preparing biodegradable resins comprised of corn zein and fatty acids and forming the resins into sheets, thin films, and similar...

One-Part Liquid Composite Molding Technique

 

This technique for liquid composite molding uses a solid catalyst recrystallized onto preplaced fiber reinforcements to produce high-strength polymer matrix...

Multiple-Carrier Pulse Width Modulation for Inverter Operation

A method for generating pulse width modulated control signal has the steps of providing a base carrier waveform, segmenting the base carrier waveform into a plurality of...

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...

Multiple-Input Buck Boost Power Converter

A power converter circuit to convert multiple direct current (dc) inputs to one or more dc outputs. This dc-dc power converter allows its load to be powered by multiple,...

Series-Input Parallel Output Multiple DC-DC Converter with Dynamic Current Sharing for High-Current DC Power Supply

The combination of a unique series-input parallel-output (SIPO) circuit configuration and a sensorless current mode (SCM) technique ensures automatic and nearly perfect...

Startup Circuit For Power Converters With Arbitrarily Low Input Voltage

A startup circuit for starting a power converter for converting an input voltage to an output voltage includes a switch connected in series with a resistive element. The...

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