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Microcantilever Heater-Thermometer with Integrated Temperature Compensated Strain Sensor

 

Thermal sensitivity in piezoresistive sensors used in silicon microcantilevers makes them susceptible to unwanted signals such as temperature drift. In addition,...

In-Situ Simultaneous Actuation and Displacement Sensing with Electrostatic Actuators Using Amplitude and/or Phase Modulation

 

An electrostatic drive includes a first electrode and a second electrode responsive to a drive signal. The drive signal includes an actuation signal constituent...

Direct Nanoscale Patterning of Metals Using Polymer Electrolytes

 

Electrochemical fabrication platforms for making structures, arrays of structures and functional devices having selected nanosized and/or microsized physical...

Material Assisted Laser Ablation

 

This invention provides photoablation--based processing techniques and materials strategies for making, assembling and integrating patterns of materials for the...

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...

High Precision Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) MEMS Parallel Kinematics Stages

 

MEMS stages comprising a plurality of comb drive actuators provide micro and up to nano-positioning capability. Flexure hinges and folded springs that operably...

Patterning Methods for Stretchable Structures

 

Described herein are processing techniques for fabrication of stretchable and/or flexible electronic devices using laser ablation patterning methods. The laser...

Mirror Arrays for Maskless Photolithography and Image Display

 

This invention is a class of micromirrors with high reflectivity dielectric layer coated on top of micromirror that can be tuned to allow transparency or...

Highly Controllable ICP Low Rate Etching of Gallium-Based III-V Semiconductor Materials

 

A method of plasma etching Ga-based compound semiconductors includes providing a process chamber and a source electrode adjacent to the process chamber. The...

Optical Frequency Up-Conversion of Femtosecond Pulses into Targeted Single Bands in the Visible and Ultraviolet

An apparatus and methods for generating a substantially supercontinuum-free widely-tunable multimilliwatt source of radiation characterized by a narrowband line profile....

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