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Method for Delaying Frost Growth on Heat Exchangers

A meniscus-...

CF/PDMS Coiled Muscle

Dr. Tawfick from the University of IL has developed a composition of carbon fiber and silicone to create an artificial coiled muscle. This particular composition gives...

Method of Fabricating a Microplasma Chip with Unique Topographies

Dr. Gary Eden from the University of IL has developed a unique process of fabricating a microplasma chip that is useful for ozone...

SolvSEM: New Solid Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries with Improved Performance and Processability

Prof. Andrew Gewirth from the University of Illinois has developed a new technology which improves the safety, stability and processability of solid state batteries....

Rapid Fabrication of Microvascular Polymers and Composites

Dr. Sottos from the University of IL has developed a method of creating microscopic channels within a gel matrix. The process takes less time...

Integrated Rectifier-Generator for Offshore Wind Turbine

Dr. Arijit Banerjee from the University of IL has developed an integrated rectifier-generator system that improves power electronics architecture reducing bulkiness and...

Improved Condensation of Organic Fluids on Lubricant-infused Surfaces

Dr. Nenad Miljkovic from University of Illinois has developed an invention which improves the condensation of organic fluids. Vapor condensation is an ubiquitous process...

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