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Metallic Nanosheets-Based Electrochemical Actuator
a, Scanning electron microscope image of restacked 1T phase 2D MoS2 film. b, The electrochemical system consists of a working electrode (the actuator) along with a counter electrode (Pt) and a reference electrode (standard calomel electrode, SCE) submerged in 0.5 M H2SO4. c, Images of curvature induced by charge intercalation in free-standing (that...
Published: 4/18/2018   |   Inventor(s): Manish Chhowalla, Enver Akdogan, Muharrem Acerce
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering
Method for Sintering Ultrahigh Melting Temperature Covalent Non-oxide Ceramics
Parallel plate capacitor configuration used to apply an electric field and to achieve low-temperature sintering of a non-oxide ceramic (B4C) Invention Summary: Bulk and composite structural ceramics can be fabricated by sintering, forming particulate matter into a desired shape and then subjecting the formed body to high temperatures (2/3 of th...
Published: 4/4/2018   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Tsakalakos, Enver Akdogan, Ilyas Savkliyildiz, Hulya Bicer, William Paxton, Bart Visser, Lawrence Kabacoff
Keywords(s): Ceramics, Continuous Manufacturing, Low Temperature, Sintering
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering, Materials
Continuous Sheet Folding Machine with Microfolding Technology
Invention Summary:Folded materials are useful in packaging, sandwich structures, floor boards, car bumpers and other applications where requirements pertaining to shock, vibration, energy absorption, and/or a high strength-to-weight ratio including volume reduction must be met. Folding flat sheets of material into intricate three-dimensional struct...
Published: 4/3/2018   |   Inventor(s): Elsayed Elsayed, Dan Kling, Basily Basily
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering
Quick Click Pill Dispenser
Invention Summary: Most pharmaceutical dosing dispensing devices do not allow for single dosing and dose timing to be accessed simultaneously. A researcher at Rutgers has invented a new, compact and easy to use dosing pill dispenser device. It can perform two functions with a single click. To dispense a single dose and simultaneously change the ima...
Published: 1/11/2018   |   Inventor(s): Morgan Hemingway
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering
Liquid Membrane for Separation and Filtration
(A) & (B) Different views of the anchored-liquid array. (C) Picture of the experimental set-up showing the trajectory of 0.79mm and 1mm particles when forcing angle α=17o.Invention Summary:Separation and filtration devices have been wildly used in numerous applications. Deterministic lateral displacement (DLD) systems are designed to sepa...
Published: 12/12/2017   |   Inventor(s): German Drazer, Shahab Shojaei-Zadeh
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering
VSTEP: Balance, Mobility, and Fitness Rehabilitation Game
Clinician (left) working with patient (right) within the VSTEP digital health platformInvention Summary:Restoring balance is critical for patients recovering from stroke, trauma, or joint surgery, as well as patients with other neurologic conditions. Virtual reality provides an opportunity to gamify rehabilitation and improve outcomes.Researchers a...
Published: 11/22/2017   |   Inventor(s): Judith Deutsch, Robb Gosine
Category(s): Software, Engineering, Medical Devices, Therapeutics
Nanophotonic radiative decay rate engineering for stable, phosphorescent emission of blue light
The radiative and non-radiative decay rate of phosphorescent emitting materials can be tuned by the geometry of the nanostructure (NP).Invention Summary: Blue-emitting, phosphorescent organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) have high efficiency but low stability. As a result, the less efficient fluorescent materials are typically used in OLEDs to ext...
Published: 8/28/2017   |   Inventor(s): Deirdre O'Carroll
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Electronics, Engineering, Materials
An Underwater Acoustic Lens
Invention Summary: Sending and receiving information below the water surface is important but challenging. Techniques such as Sonar use acoustic waves in water to transmit information. Acoustic metamaterials enable Sonar devices to control, direct and manipulate sound waves for increased functionality and higher efficiency. Specifically, acoustic l...
Published: 8/14/2017   |   Inventor(s): Andrew Norris, Xiaoshi Su
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Engineering
Waveguide Array for High Density Integration with Low Crosstalk
Top: Average transmission of each waveguide output port (indicated by color)Invention Summary:The success of silicon photonic devices depends on high integration density. However, at the sub-wavelength scale, waveguides suffer from high crosstalk.The present technology reduces crosstalk at the sub-micron scale by using a superlattice of waveguides....
Published: 8/7/2017   |   Inventor(s): Wei Jiang
Keywords(s): Crosstalk, Optical Communication, Photonics, Waveguide
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Information Technology, Electronics, Engineering, Telecommunications
Invention Summary:Oscillation is a common phenomenon to virtually all areas of science. Many products in the marketplace use oscillators as a means of keeping time such as the quartz crystal used in modern watches. These oscillators, while commonly used, exhibit a variety of instabilities resulting from aging, noise, and frequency changes caused by...
Published: 8/7/2017   |   Inventor(s): Yook-Kong Yong
Keywords(s): Photonics
Category(s): Physical Sciences, Information Technology, Electronics, Engineering
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