Non-MEMS Devices

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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...

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...

Aligned Free-Standing Copper Nanowires

 

This invention fabricates copper nanowires using thermal chemical vapor deposition (CVD) at temperatures of about 200 to 400 C. The method can produce vertically...

High Gain Selective Preconcentrator For Gas Sampling

 

Novel metal organic framework (MOF) molecules and methods of synthesizing them are described. MOFs are organometallic crystalline structures that have high...

A Touch Mode Capacitance Microvalve with High Speed, Microsecond Switching

 

A bi-directional electrostatic microvalve includes a membrane electrode that is controlled by application of voltage to fixed electrodes disposed on either side of...

Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) with Adaptive Thresholds

 

An adaptive Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) that adjusts the representation levels used in the conversion process so as to optimize system performance. By...

Femto-Joule Atomic Scale Reversible Switch

 

A device that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a memory array having a first array of nanotubes, a second array of...

Nanoscale, Electrified Liquid Jets for High Resolution Printing of Charge

 

The ability to print a polarized electrical charge onto a medium, or charge patterning, is currently in the early stages of development. A similar technology...

Extreme Miniaturized 3D Spiral On-Chip Inductors, Transformers, and Transmission Lines

 

Inductors

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a novel design of on-chip inductors using multiple turn microtubes based on stain-...

Self-Rolled up On-Chip Transformer for Extreme Size Reduction and Performance Enhancement

 

Inductors

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a novel design of on-chip inductors using multiple turn microtubes based on stain-...

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