Posted: Aug 20, 2014

Hyperspectral Imaging for Ore Froth Processing

Description Closed loop assessment of mineral froth is typically not possible using conventional ore processing technology, because the assessment of product quality and prediction of product recovery require laboratory analysis.......


Posted: Jul 9, 2014

New Optimized Receiver for Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation (PSAM)

Description Pilot Symbol Assisted Modulation is a wireless communications method for reducing the effects of a fading signal. By periodically inserting known ‘pilot’ symbols into a transmitter’s data stream, a......


Posted: Mar 20, 2014

Adhesives from Agricultural By-Products and Waste

Description As a result of increased concerns over safety, environment and sustainability, protein-based adhesives have re-gained industry interest as an alternative to petroleum-based adhesives. A greater need now exists for......


Posted: Mar 16, 2014

Improved Microwave Susceptor Design for Rapid and Controllable Heating

Description Wafer bonding is widely used for packaging micro-fabricated devices such as microfluidic channels, microelectromechanical sensors (MEMS) and optical micro mirrors to ensure a mechanically stable and hermetically sealed encapsulation.......


Posted: Mar 2, 2014

Method to Enhance Oil Recovery from Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs

Description As conventional sources of crude oil diminish, there is a need to exploit other fuel sources in a cost-effective, environmentally-friendly way. One relatively-untapped source is heavy oil/bitumen from fractured......


Posted: Feb 2, 2014

A New Experimental Technique in Measuring Contributions of Individual Components to Wear-Corrosion Synergism

Description The damage to materials caused by corrosive wear is a complicated surface failure process that involves both the wear-accelerated corrosion and corrosion-accelerated mechanical failure. This synergistic attack that plagues......


Posted: Jan 20, 2014

Automated, objective feature selection for chemometric modeling

Description Modern analytical techniques, including gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS), infra red spectroscopy (IR) and two-dimensional gas chromatography (GCxGC), can provide an abundance of detailed data pertaining to the nature of......