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Direct Nanoscale Patterning of Metals Using Polymer Electrolytes

 

Electrochemical fabrication platforms for making structures, arrays of structures and functional devices having selected nanosized and/or microsized physical...

Material Assisted Laser Ablation

 

This invention provides photoablation--based processing techniques and materials strategies for making, assembling and integrating patterns of materials for the...

Patterning Methods for Stretchable Structures

 

Described herein are processing techniques for fabrication of stretchable and/or flexible electronic devices using laser ablation patterning methods. The laser...

Mirror Arrays for Maskless Photolithography and Image Display

 

This invention is a class of micromirrors with high reflectivity dielectric layer coated on top of micromirror that can be tuned to allow transparency or...

Highly Controllable ICP Low Rate Etching of Gallium-Based III-V Semiconductor Materials

 

A method of plasma etching Ga-based compound semiconductors includes providing a process chamber and a source electrode adjacent to the process chamber. The...

A High Speed, High-Precision Micro and Nano-Scale Cutting Machine

 

Photolithography, a method for manufacturing grooves into surfaces of silicon primarily for the design and manufacture of electronics, has certain limitations when...

Hybrid Semiconductor 3D Nanoscale Patterning Method Using Superionic Solid State Stamping (S4) and Metal Assisted Etching (MacEtch)

 

Various high aspect ratio semiconductor 3D nanostructures have begun to have profound effect on the design and performances of many types of devices, including...

Gas Purification Device with Liquefaction of Dilute Gas Components

 

Many manufacturing processes currently emit large quantities of gas effluent into the atmosphere or dispose of by techniques such as thermal oxidation or bio-...

High Strength Carbon Nanofibers with Modulated Surfaces

 

Carbon fiber technology is predominantly focused on microfibers in the range of X to Yum. Such fibers have been optimized heavily over the past decades and are now...

An Internally Heated Shape Memory Polymer Dry Adhesive

 

Dr. Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a 2-part dry adhesive which has an electrically conductive layer and an adhesive layer. The electrically...

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