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ALKALI METAL OPTICAL CLOCK

UW researchers have invented a Cesium Lattice Optical Clock (CLOC) for high performance and simple operation in a compact form factor. The novel design uses a “forbidden” optical transitio...
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Mark Saffman, Shimon Kolkowitz, Arjav Sharma | P220217US01

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UW-Madison researchers, working in collaboration with researchers from Cornell, developed metal-oxide based liquid crystal (LC) sensors for monitoring catalytic reactions. The inventors used a previou...
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Emmanouil Mavrikakis, Jake Gold, Trenton Wolter, Nicholas Abbott, Nanqi Bao, Huaizhe Yu, Ayushi Tripathi | P220044US01

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Optical Fiber Thermal Property Probe

An optical fiber sensor extends coaxially with a controllable heater to provide high-resolution axial measurement of thermal properties such as thermal convection of the surrounding, Heat removal by e...
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Mark Anderson, Matthew Weathered | P170028US02

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Gan-based Nitric Oxide Sensor

GaN-based heterojunction field effect transistor (HFET) sensors are provided with engineered, functional surfaces that act as pseudo-gates, modifying the drain current upon analyte capture. In some em...
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Thomas Kuech, Michael Garcia, Scott Wolter, April Brown, Joseph Bonaventura | P07029US

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Capacitive Touch Sensor

A capacitive touch sensor is provided, The capacitive touch sensor includes a plate having an upper surface and lying in a plate plane. A generally planar, first electrode is spaced from the plate alo...
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Hongrui Jiang, Jayer Fernandes | P160417US01

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High Efficiency Room Temperature Infrared Sensor

An infrared (IR) detection sensor for detecting IR radiation. The IR detection sensor including a plurality of nanowires positioned adjacent to each other so as to define a layer. The layer has an out...
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Hongrui Jiang, Seyyed Mohammad Moghimi | P180031US01

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Wavefront Detector for Advanced Imaging

A wavefront sensor system suitable for integration into an integrated circuit light detector may provide for wave angle sensors having varying functional relationships between the wave angle and signa...
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Zongfu Yu, Soongyu Yi, Dianjing Liu | P180193US01

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Ion Source

An ion source device for producing an ion beam may include a housing having an opening, a first electrode, and a second electrode. A portion of the first electrode and the second electrode may be loca...
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Andrew Seltzman | P170357US01

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Bioreversible Protein Esterification

Proteins contain carboxyl groups. These charged groups make it difficult for any protein to enter a human (or other eukaryotic) cell. Modifying proteins to enter cells could revolutionize medicine, e....
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Ronald Raines, Nicholas McGrath | P130148US02

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Strain-Tunable Light Emitting Diodes Using Germanium

Germanium (Ge), a group-IV semiconductor material, is crucial to many established and potential technologies. In optoelectronics, Ge has been used as a photodetector material for on-chip data distribu...
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Max Lagally, Jose Sanchez Perez | P140041US01

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An Enhanced Method of Embedding Thin Film Sensors

Surface mounted and exposed sensors are used in objects commonly found in a modern society that range from simple temperature monitors to complex airbag ejection systems. But sensors located on the su...
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Xiaochun Li, Xudong Cheng, Arindom Datta | P07193US

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