Micro/Nano Scale

Latest Innovations

Droplet Manipulation through Novel Fluidic Channel Geometries

 

Dr. Bailey from the University of IL has invented a new fluidic device for droplet manipulation for use in droplet-based analysis, such as PCR in DNA sequencing....

Microdischarge Photodetectors

 

This invention allows for the production of a family of photodetectors that are sensitive in the ultraviolet, visible, and near-infrared regions of the spectrum....

Optically Tunable Photonic Crystal Filters and Applications

 

This invention invention provides photonic crystal devices, device components and methods for preventing transmission of electromagnetic radiation from one or more...

Photonic Crystal Biosensor with Integrated Liquid Handling and Fabrication Method

 

Photonic crystal (PC) sensors, and sensor arrays and sensing systems incorporating PC sensors are described which have integrated fluid containment and/or fluid...

Atomic Lasers with Excimer (Exciplex)-Assisted Absorption

 

The invention provides in one of the embodiments for either a continuous wave (cw) or pulsed alkali laser having an optical cavity resonant at a wavelength defined...

High-Resolution Electrohydrodynamic Jet Printing for Printed Electronics

 

Electrohydrodynamic jet printing has been largely ignored in the high resolution graphics and electronics fabrication industries because previous methods used...

AFM Cantilever for Measuring or Actuating Temperature-Dependent Electrical Potential with Nanometer-Scale Resolution

 

Temperature limits the sensitivity and resolution of every surface electrical potential measurement made by an AFM today. With existing AFM probes, temperature and...

Microcantilever Heater-Thermometer with Integrated Temperature Compensated Strain Sensor

 

Thermal sensitivity in piezoresistive sensors used in silicon microcantilevers makes them susceptible to unwanted signals such as temperature drift. In addition,...

Hybrid Plasma-Semiconductor Transistors

 

Plasma-based electronic devices assumed a significant role in communications and display systems in the first half of the 20th century. One example is the plasma...

Nanoscale, Electrified Liquid Jets for High Resolution Printing of Charge

 

The ability to print a polarized electrical charge onto a medium, or charge patterning, is currently in the early stages of development. A similar technology...

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