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Self-Healing Thermoplastic Elastomer

Dr. Jeff Moore from the University of Illinois has developed a self-healing thermoplastic elastomer based on the common commercial epoxy CTBN. The self-healing properties...

Efficient Low Power DC-DC Converter

Dr. Phil Krein is known at UIUC as “the power guy”. Dr. Krein has recently developed a scheme for efficiently converting low power DC up or down, and bi-directionally very...

Millimeter-Scale Thermal Switch 

Drs. William King and Nenad Miljkovic with collaborators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a millimeter-scale high-contrast thermal switch...

Ultra-Low Frequency Portable RF Transmitte

Professor Bahl from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a new RF transmitter capable of transmitting at frequencies below 3 kHz while exploiting...

Mechanically Robust Flexible Metal Conductors by the Integration of Multilayer Graphene

Dr. Nam from the University of IL has developed flexible metal conductor that incorporates an interfacial layer of graphene. Adding a layer of...

Solid State Drive Augmented Data Processing and Storage

Dr. Kim from the University of IL has developed a special driver that creates an illusion of the existence of an Ethernet interface between the host- and SSD-side...