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AOXADUR Antioxidant Treatment for Increasing Service Life of Asphalt Mixtures

Background

Chemical binders used in asphalt paved surfaces are subject to age hardening, resulting in...

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...

Pressure Activated Flexible Orifice Spray Nozzles

 

A spray nozzle assembly includes a pressure dependent variable spray orifice and an internal chamber which is at least partially bound by a flexibly deformable...

Tri-Directional Repulsive Magnetic Force Generator 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking collaborators for an improved Halbach Array MagLev that is simple to operate, track-guided, and cost-effective...

RF Wireless Power Transfer to Chip-Scale Apparatuses

 

 

An inductive wireless power system is particularly appealing for secured short-range operation, considering its non-contacting and non-radiative nature....

Origami of Air Conditioning

Mr. Rose of the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center at the University of Illinois has developed a membrane-based technology which can be used for building ventilation...

Multi-GPS System for UAV Navigation

Prof. Gao from the University of IL has developed an algorithm to incorporate measurements from multiple low-cost, light weight GPS receivers on one UAV to improve...

System for Cleaning Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce

This invention is an "in-flight" fresh-cut produce cleaning system that removes undesired substances from the produce's...

Semantic Natural Language Processing (NLP)-Based Automated Compliance Checking (SNACC)

Dr. Nora El-Gohary from the University of Illinois has developed an automated building compliance checking system (called SNACC) that automatically processes and extracts...

Instrument for Determining Quality of Concrete Sawcut

Professor Roesler and Professor Popovics from the University of IL have developed a software that enables civil sites to do on-site analysis of concrete joint creation....

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