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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...

RMPA Compact Pattern-Reconfigurable Microstrip Parasitic Arrays

 

This invention is a class of low-power smart antennas, operating at millimeter and microwave frequencies, which are controlled by electronically manipulating the...

Transpiration Cooling for Structural Polymer Materials

 

Researchers from the Beckman institute at the University of Illinois are developing a system for cooling structural materials inspired on nature's transpiration....

One-Part Liquid Composite Molding Technique

 

This technique for liquid composite molding uses a solid catalyst recrystallized onto preplaced fiber reinforcements to produce high-strength polymer matrix...

Microvascular Networks and Composite Materials Using Sacrificial Fibers

 

This technology is a biologically inspired 3D microvascular networks within composite materials provide damage management and active temperature regulation. 

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Advanced Technique for Processing Sacrificial Fibers

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method for making sacrificial fibers. This method can be used to produce larger and more complex...

Advanced Technique for Processing Sacrificial Fibers

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a new method for making sacrificial fibers. This method can be used to produce larger and more complex...

Smart Polyurea Systems

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a powerful new platform of polyureas that enable systems that are hydrolyzable, self-healing,...

Stretchable Batteries With Self-Similar Serpentine Interconnects and Integrated Wireless Recharging Systems

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new design for manufacturing stretchable batteries with "self-similar serpentine interconnects" that...

Self Healing Coating Resists Seawater

Dr. Paul Braun from the University of IL has developed a type of coating that uses seawater as the catalyst for increasing seawater resistance.

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