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Micro-Torsion Balance
This technology is a new ultra-sensitive torsion balance device small enough to fit on a microchip, that can be used to measure forces, gravity, or acceleration with a high degree of resolution. Background: A torsion balance measures torque by monitoring the rotation of a test mass suspended by from an elastic fiber (acting as a torsion spring). To...
Published: 10/6/2022   |   Inventor(s): Aman Rajendra Agrawal, Dalziel Wilson, Jon Pratt, Stephan Schlamminger
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Remote Sensing, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology
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
Sugar-Based Low Molecular Weight Hydrogels from Alkyl Glycolipids
University of Arizona researchers have created sugar-based low molecular weight hydrogels that spontaneously self-assemble through weak, noncovalent intermolecular interactions. These gels are thixotropic, biocompatible, and biodegradable. Despite being held together through non-covalent interactions, these hydrogels exhibit greater mechanical strength...
Published: 3/26/2021   |   Inventor(s): Jeanne Pemberton, Laurel Kegel, Yu-Cheng Wang
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Remediation, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Dermatology, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Musculoskeletal Disorders, Orthopedics/Bone, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Regenerative Medicine / Tissue Engineering, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Wound Healing, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Drug Delivery, Technology Classifications > Materials > Biocompatible, Technology Classifications > Materials > Biomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Therapeutic, Technology Classifications > Materials > Nanomaterials
Highly Transmissive Infrared Polymer Micro Optical Lenses and Arrays
Polymeric microscale lenses, which are highly transmissive for infrared wavelengths, can be fabricated using photolithography. Arrays of lenses may be mass produced and incorporated into optical-electronic systems. Background: Conventionally, lenses for use in infrared imaging have been made from inorganic materials due to their superior optical properties...
Published: 1/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Dong-Chul Pyun, Robert Norwood, Abhinav Nishant, Tristan Kleine, Nicholas Lyons, Kyungjo Kim
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > Optical, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Communications & Networking > RFID, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Autonomous/Intelligent Vehicle Compone, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Transportation & Automotive > Vehicle Control, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Remote Sensing, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Coatings, Technology Classifications > Materials > Polymers
Powering Implantable Sensors and Devices
This invention seeks to create both a more convenient and economical alternative to existing systems of portable power storage that are necessary for powering implanted sensors and devices. The proposed technology employs nano-wired ultra capacitors (NUC) composed of a dielectric membrane placed between two thin, metal films that is capable of charging...
Published: 10/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Wolfgang Fink, Olgierd Palusinski
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Ophthalmology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Sensors & Controls > Biologic, Technology Classifications > Materials > Medical Devices > Diagnostic
Ionic Plastic Filled Nanowire Ultra Capacitor
The unique feature of this invention is the manufacturing process, which uses commercially available or customized dielectric membrane templates with nano-pores to increase the surface area of the conducting materials allowing for more capacitance per unit area than a parallel plate capacitor could ever hope to achieve. This process will most likely...
Published: 6/13/2017   |   Inventor(s): Olgierd Palusinski, Dominic Gervasio, John Gustafson, Eric Newlin
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology
Nano-Based Broad-Band Photon Detector Array
This invention is a thermoelectric photon detector technique that achieves high density of photon detectors. This technique also allows for the construction of a large array or high resolution thermoelectric broad-band (UV-IR) single photon detectors. Background: With many studies and reports published regarding photon detectors, the majority of...
Published: 6/9/2017   |   Inventor(s): Qing Hao, Na Lu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics
Electrostatic Coating of Metal Thin Layers with Adjustable Film Properties
This invention allows for the deposition of metal layers with tunable properties for the development and improvement of electroplating methods. Background: Surface properties of a base metal are modified using metal finishing processes, which impart a particular attribute to the surface. Specific surface properties, such as corrosion or oxidation...
Published: 6/7/2016   |   Inventor(s): Lance Hubbard, Anthony Muscat
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences, Technology Classifications > Research Tools, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Materials > Coatings
Technology for Building Capacitors Using Templates with Nano Scale Pores
The unique feature of this invention is the manufacturing process, which uses commercially available or customized dielectric membrane templates with nano-pores to increase the surface area of the conducting materials allowing for more capacitance per unit area than a parallel plate capacitor could ever hope to achieve. This process will most likely...
Published: 1/12/2016   |   Inventor(s): Olgierd Palusinski, Grzegorz Zareba, Jaeheon Lee, Kenneth Bartley, Zuzanna Siwy
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics > Assembly and Packaging, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors
Plastic Crystal Modified Nano-Wire Ultra Capacitor (NUC)
This invention involves the addition of plastic crystals to the dielectric material of a nanowire ultracapacitor (NUC). An existing NUC design was developed by the University of Arizona in conjunction with the University of California, Irvine. Addition of the plastic crystals serves as an optimization to the existing design by increasing the NUC’s...
Published: 11/18/2015   |   Inventor(s): Dominic Gervasio
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Devices & Instrumentation, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics
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