Electronics

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....

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...

Transistor Quantum Cascade Laser

 

A method for producing light emission, including the following steps: providing a transistor structure that includes a semiconductor base region disposed between a...

Trade-off Method for Power Factor Correction

The invention recognizes that filter size can be reduced substantially as power factor is permitted to deviate below unity in systematic ways. Preferred methods of the...

Compute Memory: A memory array that computes

 

Naresh Shanbhag from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign together with Mingu Kang and Min-sun Keel have developed a memory array that can store data,...

Low Actuation Voltage Microelectromechanical (MEM) RF Devices

 

A method and apparatus for controlling the flow of signals by selectively switching signals to ground and allowing signals to pass through a signal line based a...

Micro-Mirror with Elastomeric Universal Joint Fabricated via Micro-Masonry

 

Dr. Seok Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a method to fabricate a silicon-based MEMS mirror and its elastomeric universal joint. This method,...

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 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...

Tunnel Coupling Layer for Efficient Quantum Dot Lasers

 

A major problem with quantum dot (QD) lasers is the stochastic nature of QD structures, the lack of uniformity, the insufficient QD density, and the poor QD-to-QD...

Pages