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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...

Lower Cost Pump-Probe Fluorescence Microscope with High Spatial Resolution

 

This new pump-probe fluorescence microscope provides efficient, high-resolution, lifetime imaging of ultrafast fluorescence phenomena. It provides an economical...

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...

Highly Efficient Microcooling/Heating Device

 

A compact active vapor compression cycle heat transfer device. The device of the invention includes a flexible diaphragm serving as the compressive member in a...

Metal-Assisted Etching For Improved Porous Semiconductors

 

The invention is a novel method for manufacturing porous semiconductors, including silicon (Si), gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC). The 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...

Highly Reflective Interface for Distributed Bragg Reflectors (DBRs)

 

Distributed Bragg Reflectors (DBRs) are a fundamental component of optical devices requiring an optical gain, such as various types of semiconductor lasers....

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...

Autonomous Self-Regulating Microfluidic System

 

This technology enables the fabrication of microfluidic devices that automatically maintain homeostasis via an organic feedback system. Originally developed to...

Ultrathin Dielectric Oxide Films On Silicon

 

The technology is a chemical method for preparing ultrathin oxide films on silicon with low leakage currents and high capacitance, optimizing the electrical...

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