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Electrochemical Testing during High-Throughput Manufacturing of Solar Cells
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices and configured for use in situ and/or in operando. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum...
Published: 3/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing
Defect Characterization for Semiconductors, including Perovskites, in Operando or during Manufacturing, using 'Peel and Stick' Probe with Enhanced Sensitivity
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum dot) thin film, metal oxides, a material blend or...
Published: 3/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing
Sensor Array for Biomarker Degradation Measurement
This invention is an electronic sensor that is modified with a recognition element. This element is modified so it may be used to capture specific molecules from non-invasive biological fluids. These fluids include sweat, saliva, and tears. These biomarkers will react to enzymes which can be used in new products to provide quantitative information related...
Published: 12/2/2021   |   Inventor(s): Erin Ratcliff, Jonathan Harris
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices
Stick and Peel Probe for Analysis of Defects under Operando Conditions in Perovskite Materials for Manufacturing or Quality Control
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum dot) thin film, metal oxides, a material blend or...
Published: 6/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Manufacturing, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Inspection, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Nanomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing, Technology Classifications > Sensors & Controls
Materials Selection Criteria for Electrochemical Sensing Using Organic Electrochemical Transistor (OECT)
This technology is a new method for selecting materials when designing organic electrochemical transistors (OECTs). This method aides the design of OECT-based sensors, enabling optimization for operating power level and sensitivity. Background: OECTs are transistors useful in sensing and bioelectronics because they are simple, easy to manufacture,...
Published: 2/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): Erin Ratcliff, Songyan Yu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Biologics, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic
Design Guideline of Floating Gate Electrolyte-Gated Transistor (FGEGT) Sensors
This technology is a method for designing floating gate electrolyte-gated transistor-based sensors, so that the sensor achieves a maximum sensitivity while maintaining a low operating voltage. Background: Electrolyte-gated transistors (EGTs) are a type of transistor particularly useful in biosensors due to their simplicity, sensitivity, low voltage...
Published: 2/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): Erin Ratcliff, Songyan Yu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Diagnostics, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Biologics
Printed Wearable Microfluidic Sweat Sensor Array
This invention is a wearable biosensor that is capable of sensing biomarkers of interests in sweat. This invention has the flexibility to be worn, the durability to withstand the common degradation of polymers in complex aqueous/organic environments, and the sensitivity to pick up on multiple biomarkers found in human eccrine sweat. Background: Wearable...
Published: 2/4/2021   |   Inventor(s): Erin Ratcliff, Jonathan Harris
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Networking, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation > Microfluidics, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic
Distributed Feedback Fiber Laser Pumped by Multimode Diode Lasers
Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences and Canada's Carleton University recently succeeded in fabricating high reflectivity (>99%) Fiber Bragg Gratings (FBGs) into phosphate glass fibers using UV light and a phase mask technique. With this new manufacturing technique, fiber lasers can be created as single monolithic...
Published: 11/30/2014   |   Inventor(s): Nasser Peyghambarian, Axel Schülzgen, Li Li, Jacques Albert
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lasers & Other Sources
All-Fiber Multicore Fiber Laser Devices
Researchers at the University of Arizona have developed a compact, power-scalable, alignment-free fiber laser that takes a new approach to stabilizing phase-locked operation of multi-core fiber lasers by completely removing all free space optical components. This high-brightness, all-fiber laser package uses passive optical fiber spliced at both ends...
Published: 1/31/2014   |   Inventor(s): Nasser Peyghambarian, Axel Schülzgen, Li Li
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Fiber Optics, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Lasers & Other Sources