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Superconformal Chemical Vapor Deposition

 

Manufacturers can not achieve superconformal (bottom-up) filling of high aspect ratio features by a modified chemical vapor deposition method. The CVD precursor...

Buried Extraordinary Optical Transmission

Professors Xiuling Li and Daniel Wasserman from the University of Illinois have developed an optical architecture which integrates a metallic film with subwavelength...

Long-Range Energy Transfer via Quenching Surfaces for the Detection of Biomolecular Binding and Un-Binding

 

 

This technology is a rapid, simple and sensitive method for detecting the binding or unbinding of biomolecules using a silicon wafer. It is a novel method...

Fabrication of Microfluidic Systems and Components Using Light Initiated Polymerization

 

An innovative, cost-effective method for making and integrating fluidic microchannels. This method for ultra-rapid prototyping of microfluidic systems requiring...

Optical Control of MEMS Devices Utilizing Photovoltaic Diode

 

An electromagnetic energy, e.g., visible light, controlled low actuation voltage MEMS switch. Stimulation of photovoltaic diodes causes a switching that controls...

Metal-Assisted Etching for Improved Porous Semiconductors

 

The invention is a novel method for manufacturing porous semiconductors, including silicon (Si), gallium nitride (GaN) and silicon carbide (SiC). The method...

Gateable Nanofluidic Interconnects for Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Architectures: Intellipore

 

The Intellipore technology is a membrane system and method for creating complex, three-dimensional microfluidic devices with improved interconnect functionality....

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...

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...

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