Posted: Feb 4, 2020

Low Bandgap, Stable, Non Toxic Perovskite for Inexpensive and Efficient Photovoltaics

Description Perovskites are composite materials typically having a cubic or tetragonal crystal structure with the stoichiometry of AMX3, where A and M are metal cations and X is an anion.......


Posted: Jan 6, 2020

Silicon-Nanocrystal Coated Optical Resonator

Description Photo: Resonator images of a capillary with embedded Si-NCs: (a) transmission image, (b) fluorescence image with 405 nm laser, (c) fluorescence image with laser light filtered out In the......


Posted: Nov 20, 2019

N-Doped Carbon Materials – Making Use of Eggshell Membranes

Description Nitrogen – rich carbon materials are useful for applications such as supercapacitors, battery electrodes, oxygen reduction reaction supports for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells and directed methanol fuel......


Posted: Oct 18, 2019

Predicting Residual Oil Saturation During Enhanced Oil Recovery

Description The main purpose of any enhanced oil recovery (EOR) scheme is to increase the amount of oil recovered from the reservoir typically following a secondary recovery scheme such as......


Posted: Aug 28, 2019

A Self Driven, Boost Converter for Low Voltage Applications

Description Low power energy harvesting circuits often have unstable energy sources and require some kind of stabilizing circuitry to stabilize the output voltage for meaningful applications. Conventional converters either require......


Posted: Mar 6, 2018

Allyl Monomers And Polymers From Glycerol

Description In recent years, with the rapid expansion in biodiesel production, the biodiesel industry is facing the dilemma, on the one hand, of how to meet an ever-growing biofuel demand,......


Posted: Jan 26, 2016

Non-Contact, High Resolution Microwave Sensing in Air, Liquid or Solid

Description Microwave sensors have various applications in chemical & materials sensing, biomedical sensing, environmental monitoring and food industry monitoring. However, microwave sensors suffer from low sensitivity and resolution especially in......


Posted: Dec 30, 2014

Zonal UWB Receiver

Description An ultra-wideband (UWB) receiver is a short range wireless communications technology currently gaining popularity for use with personal area networking (PAN) applications such as wireless monitors, camcorders, and other......


Posted: Dec 25, 2014

Non-Repeating Interval Sequences for Coded Imaging and Multi-User Communications

Description Coded excitation is widely used in ultrasound, radar, sonar and other imaging systems as well as in communication systems. Coded excitation involves the transmission of long-duration pulses with a......


Posted: Nov 3, 2014

Silicon Nanocrystal Optical Resonator

Description Silicon is the principal material used in microelectronics, due in part to its low cost and high abundance. However, there are problems inherent in the miniaturization of conventional microelectronics,......


Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Overhead & Complexity Optimized Network Coding for Improved Network Performance

Description Communication and data transfer over the internet is driven by speed and the ability to provide uninterruptable high quality services. Conventional network broadcast/multicast protocols are either unreliable (e.g. user......


Posted: Aug 31, 2014

Gecko Inspired Adhesive Microfluidic Channels

Description Many adhesives require a liquid component, are one time use, or leave a residue upon removal.  These issues reduce the versatility of microfluidic channels and the breadth of their......