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Commutation technique for an ac-to-ac converter based on state machine control

This invention is a technique that resolves current commutation challenges in various types of ac-ac switching power converters. It also applies to inverters and...

Near-Field Diffractive Microscope

A near-field microscope using one or more diffractive elements placed in the near-field of an object to be imaged. A diffractive covers the entire object, thus signal may...

Multi-functional Multi-layered Nano- & MicroFluidic Device

 

This technology describes a fabrication method for multi-channel, multi-layered microfluidic devices, with numerous functional characteristics capable of...

Generator of Atom Clusters

 

An apparatus and a method for producing atom clusters based on a gas discharge within a hollow cathode. The hollow cathode includes one or more walls. The one or...

Control Methods and Circuits for Extremely Fast Response in Switching Power Converters

 

A method for accomplishing energy changes for a power converter to minimize an impact of a disturbance. The power converter includes energy storage and switches....

Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) with Adaptive Thresholds

 

An adaptive Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) that adjusts the representation levels used in the conversion process so as to optimize system performance. By...

Coherent Fiber Continuum Source Centered at 1040nm by In Situ Transform-Limited Pulse Compression

 

A method using standard, inexpensive components and software to generate ultra-short laser pulses of a quality currently available only from complex, costly...

A Simple Ultra-Stable Stage with Built-in Fiduciary Markers for Fluorescence Nanoscopy

 

An improved microscope stage mount with built-in fiduciary markers is used for fluorescence microscopy, and comprises: (a) an optically-transparent glass plate...

Transistor Quantum Cascade Laser

 

A method for producing light emission, including the following steps: providing a transistor structure that includes a semiconductor base region disposed between a...

EAGER: Single Quantum Dots via 2 Photon Excitation

 

This invention uses established two-photon microscopy techniques in combination with quantum-dots. Additionally, a spatial light modulator (or hologram) is used to...

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