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Improvements for electically assisted chemical oxygen-iodine laser

 

In one embodiment of the present invention an oxygen iodine laser includes a gas mixing section. Ground state oxygen and a carrier gas are introduced into the...

New, easy-to-use web-based software tools give novice users the power of a webmaster

 

NCSA has developed a software suite that allows novices to edit and manage content directly on a website and corporations to maximize the efficiency of both the...

Active Interactive Genetic Algorithms for Reducing User Fatigue and Boosting Evaluation Consistency in Search-Based Domain

 

Interactive genetic algorithms (iGAs) depend on the evaluations or decisions provided by a user. The reliability of those evaluations is key for the successful...

Janus Particle Application

A printable product including a substrate including fibers. The substrate has a first side and a second side. At least one of the first side and the second side of the...

Pressure Activated Flexible Orifice Spray Nozzles

 

A spray nozzle assembly includes a pressure dependent variable spray orifice and an internal chamber which is at least partially bound by a flexibly deformable...

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...

Quantum Nanopore Structure

 

The invention provides a quantum well active region for an optoelectronic device. The quantum well active region includes barrier layers of high bandgap material....

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...

Self-Assessing Mechanochromic Materials

 

Polymer materials are ubiquitous in everyday life and are used in various applications (medical, automobile, electronics, structural, etc.). These materials...

Visual Indication of Mechanical Damage Using Microcapsule Systems

 

A self-indicating material system may include a solid polymer matrix having a first color, a first plurality of capsules in the matrix, and a plurality of...

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