Non-MEMS Devices

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Microscale Liquid Conductivity Sensors

 

Conductivity of a liquid solution provides valuable information about the solution, but commercially available conductivity probes are costly and have diameters...

Femto-Joule Atomic Scale Reversible Switch

 

A device that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a memory array having a first array of nanotubes, a second array of...

Self-Rolled-UP Tube Base Vertical Coupler for 3D Monolithic Photonic Integration

 

Researchers have developed a new self-rolled-up tube based vertical photonic coupler. The technology will open up new design perspectives for semiconductor...

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...

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...

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...

A Touch Mode Capacitance Microvalve with High Speed, Microsecond Switching

 

A bi-directional electrostatic microvalve includes a membrane electrode that is controlled by application of voltage to fixed electrodes disposed on either side of...

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....

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...

Extreme Miniaturized 3D Spiral On-Chip Inductors, Transformers, and Transmission Lines

 

Inductors

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a novel design of on-chip inductors using multiple turn microtubes based on stain-...

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