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Shape Memory Polymer Adhesive Gripper

Dr. Seok Kim has developed a robotic gripper arm which has potential applications in many fields including aerospace, electronics, manufacturing, logistics, and micro-...

Autonomous Robot Packaging of Arbitrary Objects

Dr. Kris Hauser from the University of Illinois and colleagues from Duke University have developed a robotic packing algorithm that reduces packing waste and increases...

Harmonic Optical Tomography of Nonlinear Structures

A collaborative research effort between Professor Gabriel Popescu and co-inventors from Colorado State University has resulted in a new imaging technique, Harmonic Optical...

A Method for Synthesizing Zeolites with Tunable Hydrophobicity

Dr. Flaherty has developed a method for synthesizing zeolites with controlled defect density. By controlling the defect density of the zeolite materials during synthesis,...

High Resolution Distributed Sensor

Inventors from the University of Illinois have developed novel phase-separated optical fibers for use in a distributed sensor. These phase-separated optical fibers have...

Energy Efficient Nanoscale Capacitor

Dr. Alexey Bezryadin, with his research group, has developed a dielectric capacitor that provides 200 J/g of storage density. By injecting and trapping charges within a...

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