Non-MEMS Devices

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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...

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...

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...

High Gain Selective Preconcentrator For Gas Sampling

 

Novel metal organic framework (MOF) molecules and methods of synthesizing them are described. MOFs are organometallic crystalline structures that have high...

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...

GC Column Shapes

 

Improved micro-columns and methods for producing micro-columns particularly suitable for use in gas chromatographs are disclosed. In particular, following...

GC Column Passivation

 

Improved microcolumns and methods for producing microcolumns particularly suitable for use in gas chromatographs are disclosed. In particular, following...

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-...

Self-Rolled up On-Chip Transformer for Extreme Size Reduction and Performance Enhancement

 

Inductors

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

On-Chip Terahertz Cozxial Transmission Line Based on Local Stress controlled Self-Rolled-up SiNx Nanomembrane Technology

 

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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