Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Micro-Electro-Discharge Machining Method and Device

Micro-electro-discharge machining (micro-EDM) is a microfabrication technique involving the serial discharge of electrical pulses between a microelectrode and a work piece, with a simple RC circuit co...
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Yogesh Gianchandani, Kenichi Takahata | P01335US

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Micromachined Scanning Thermal Probe

Scanning thermal probes hold promise for many applications, including high-resolution temperature mapping (e.g., for ULSI circuit diagnostics), topographical mapping, photothermal absorption spectrosc...
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Yogesh Gianchandani, Mo-Huang Li, Julius Wu | P01026US

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Smoother Surfaces with Pulsed Laser Polishing

Pulsed laser polishing (PLP) helps smooth metal and other material. The technique employs lasers to irradiate a surface, melting small areas with each pulse. In these molten areas, rough surface protr...
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Frank Pfefferkorn, Xiaochun Li, Neil Duffie, Chao Ma, Venkata Madhukanth Vadali | P130168US01

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Atmospheric Growth of Vertically Oriented Graphene

Nano-carbon based hybrid materials possess extraordinary properties and show great promise for improved efficiency and sensitivity in a wide range of applications including capacitors, sensors, transp...
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Junhong Chen, Kehan Yu, Zheng Bo, Ganhua Lu | T130004US02

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