Automation for Optimal Wine Making
Automation and continuous online monitoring of the wine fermentation process. Proprietary algorithms and automated punchdown of grape skins increase the homogeneity, color and body of wines, making good batches into premium. The HW and SW can be retrofit into existing wineries.
Graphene research and innovation
Graphene and related 2D materials have properties that can create new and enhance existing technology in many areas: electronics, energy storage, multifunctional composites, health etcetera.
HEP/DG Power Protector for Hybrid Power Generation Systems
The HEP/DG is a "power protector" for Natural Gas Turbines when employed in a Hybrid Generation System with a receiprocating engine and a compressor. It's Blue Button re-set circuitry allows greater resilience, fewer stalls and much faster turbine start-ups (in emergency situations) for microgrid operations.
LPWA Transmission Technology for Underground Facilities Status Information
Providing early detection, prediction and responding of underground events IoT-based underground grid system
FASPAX (Fermi-Argonne Semiconductor Pixel Array X-ray detector) is an integrating detector with wide dynamic range and high burst frame rate. The detector uses in-pixel analog storage to acquire a burst of images at frame rates of up to 13 MHz, with further provision for user-defined timing schemes.
Rapid bacterial capture for filtration and identification
Fluid-screen combines microfluidics, microelectronics, and microbiology to detect bacterial contamination in 30 minutes as opposed to days. The device concentrates bacteria from contaminated samples to sterilize samples or identify contaminants. Manufacturing, food, pharmaceutical, environmental, and any other industry that needs to detect bacterial contamination quickly will benefit from the product.
Passive Underwater Acoustic Markers for Navigation and Information Encoding for High Frequency SONARS
This technology is an entirely passive acoustic tag (referred to as an "AcoustiCode") to mark underwater targets. The lack of powered electronics makes it very low cost and simple to manufacture and allows it to be deployed long term without maintenance.
Noise suppression scheme based on phase locked loop for non-contact vital sign detection
Inventors have developed and demonstrated the use of a non-contact vital sign detection system using phase locked loop (PLL) to automatically suppress the residual phase noise. When compared to a similar but unlocked setup, results show that the developed system improves signal to noise ratio by 50% at 50 cm.
A Reflective Optical Sensor Device
Technology for the light detecting element to detect an object by detecting reflected light when light emitted from a semiconductor light source reflected by the external object. It is possible to minimize the volume of the reflection type optical sensor device, and to correct optical detection.
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Energetic Materials for Sensitive Data Security
Tools to conclusively destroy data/circuitry when an electronic device is lost, stolen or becomes obsolete, to protect sensitive data and proprietary technology from unauthorized access. Use of energetic technologies would greatly enhance security of data/proprietary technology because an energetic reaction can be initiated by trigger or remote detonation.
The Manufacturing Method of Aluminum Electrode that Using Wet process and the Aluminum Electrode Manufactured by the Method
This technology is about the manufacturing method of aluminum electrode using wet process and the aluminum electrode manufactured by the method.
Light Emitting Diode with High Electrostatic Discharge and Fabrication Method thereof
LED with high electrostatic discharge(HED) and fabrication method thereof which provides a LED that is resistant to HED and has highly reliable performance characteristics. It provides a method to fabricate highly-reliable LEDs with HED by improving the disposition structure of a simple electrode layer using a simple, economic process.
Chip-Scale Gas and Chemical Sensors for Wearables and IoT Applications
N5Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s chip-scale gas and chemical sensor is a low-power technology, highly reliable and low-cost - ideally suited for wearable platforms and IoT applications - and would allow various electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and wearables to sense and measure various gasses/pollutants and chemicals in the air.
Electric Field Imaging System
Electric Field Imaging (EFI) system is capable of quantitatively measuring the magnitude and direction of electrostatic fields in near- and far-field applications. The EFI system uses measurement of very low-current, human-safe electric fields to construct a three-dimensional image of objects and people based on their dielectric properties.
New, High-Performance Conductor Inks
NASA has developed a novel nano-silver ink technology that provides a conductive ink system to suit a variety of printing applications. These include inkjet or direct-write 3D printing of electrodes, antennae or interconnects in printed electronic devices and systems, and applications where chemically etched, copper-printed circuit boards are used.
Electrical Detector for Detecting Liquid Metal Leaks
PPPL designed an electrical detector for detecting liquid metal leaks based on metalsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ electrical conductivity. The leak signal is transmitted to a safety control device, which shuts off power supply for the liquid metal device upon detection of leaks.
Real-time Image Deblurring and Alignment
Our Tria Image Processing program enables advanced deblurring and image alignment techniques. We have a plan to 'off-shore' the most complicated steps of these processes to dedicated hardware. This will decrease the processing time by 100 enabling real-time processing of images.
Supercooled Metal Particles
SAFI-Tech's supercooled metal technology takes the heat out of soldering and will transform printed and flexible electronics with its liquid metal balloons. These tiny balloons filled with liquid metal when popped release the liquid metal from inside which then turns solid without external heating.
A Simulated Radiation Detector using RFID Technology
The technology utilizes radiofrequency as a safe alternative to harmful radiation and also allows a system to quantify the simulated exposure more exactly so as to fairly represent the simulation to the preferred event, e.g., a nuclear disaster.
Thin film to increase bandwidth in optical fiber communication systems
A nanostructured thin film that selectively filters light based on its elliptical polarization state. The use of the thin film in optical communication systems would enable another form of data modulation, which could effectively increase the data bandwidth.
mm-wave 3D Imaging and Radar Systems in CMOS for Autonomous Vehicles
UCLA Engineering has developed a 3D radar imaging systems in 65nm CMOS for automotive applications, with 50x better depth resolution and 4x better spatial resolution than conventional systems at much lower costs, with interference tolerance capable of supporting up to 22 vehicles at once.
High Modulus, High Conductivity, Multivalent Ion Conductors
Smaller, lighter more energetic batteries are enabled by this technology. This new polymer electrochemical system could replace Li+ batteries and presents a strategy to design more energy dense batteries.
Increasing data density on silicon photonics
Passive silicon photonic functional building block that cancels crosstalk between very closely-spaced parallel waveguides increasing the data density of integrated circuits and interconnects.
Label-Free Transistor-Based Biosensor
Portable, label-free detection of biomolecules such as DNA, proteins, antibodies and lectins is possible with a new potentiometric technology employing an electrolyte-gated transistor (EGT) coupled to a microfluidic reservoir.
Particulates that Record Thermal History and Require No Power Input
This technology employs very durable inorganic particles to record thermal history over a range of 100Ã‚Â°C to 400Ã‚Â°C. Particles record a comprehensive profile of the local thermal history. Technology potentially enables a wide variety of sensor formats such as printable inks or coatings.
Uncoated novel MEMS humidity sensor
Our technology will provide reliable and cheap alternatives for humidity measurement. Our idea focuses on using MEMS resonators to detect the changes in the thermal properties of air by directly changing the output of the oscillator eliminating the degrading polymer layer in humidity sensors and achieving longer lifespan.