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Compute Memory: A memory array that computes

 

Naresh Shanbhag from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign together with Mingu Kang and Min-sun Keel have developed a memory array that can store data,...

Extreme Miniaturization of On-Chip Filters for High Frequency or Wearable Electronics using Self-Rolled-up Membrane (S-RUM) Technology

 

Dr. Xiuling Li from the University of IL has developed a new radio frequency filter structure using her Self-Rolled-Up Membrane (S-RUM) structure.

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Low Actuation Voltage Microelectromechanical (MEM) RF Devices

 

A method and apparatus for controlling the flow of signals by selectively switching signals to ground and allowing signals to pass through a signal line based a...

Micro-Mirror with Elastomeric Universal Joint Fabricated via Micro-Masonry

 

Dr. Seok Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a method to fabricate a silicon-based MEMS mirror and its elastomeric universal joint. This method,...

Multi-Color STED Microscopy with a Single Laser

 

Researchers have developed an optical system that enables the use of a single laser for multi-color STED microscopy. The cost and complexity of STED microscopes...

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...

Feedforward Active Filter for Output Ripple Cancellation in Switching Power Converters

 

This innovative system combines two remarkable technologies, power control and ripple cancellation, in a cost-effective package. This system optimizes the...

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...

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...

Aligned Free-Standing Copper Nanowires

 

This invention fabricates copper nanowires using thermal chemical vapor deposition (CVD) at temperatures of about 200 to 400 C. The method can produce vertically...

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