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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...

A High Speed, High-Precision Micro and Nano-Scale Cutting Machine

 

Photolithography, a method for manufacturing grooves into surfaces of silicon primarily for the design and manufacture of electronics, has certain limitations when...

Hybrid Semiconductor 3D Nanoscale Patterning Method Using Superionic Solid State Stamping (S4) and Metal Assisted Etching (MacEtch)

 

Various high aspect ratio semiconductor 3D nanostructures have begun to have profound effect on the design and performances of many types of devices, including...

Temperature Jump Dynamics Microscope

 

An apparatus and methods for characterizing the response of a particle to a parameter that characterizes an environment of the particle. A change is induced in the...

Self-Aligning Mechanism for Uniaxial Tests at Micro-Nano Scale and Method for in situ Mechano-Electrical Measurements of Micro-Nano Scale Specimens

 

Current methods of performing tensile tests on micro-nano scale material samples have an inherent flaw, namely that true uniaxial loads are difficult to achieve....

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