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2021-206 FLEXIBLE THERMAL INTERFACE BASED ON SELF-ASSEMBLED BORON ARSENIDE FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONICS, OPTOELECTRONICS, PHOTONICS, WEARABLE COMFORTS
SUMMARY: Researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at UCLA have developed a thermal interface for electronic devices that has highly desirable thermal conductivity and excellent elastic compliance. BACKGROUND: Electronic devices, such as smart phones and laptops, generate waste heat that must be dissipated to prevent...
Published: 10/19/2021   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Electrical, Electronics & Semiconductors, Heat Transfer, Materials, Nanotechnology, Semiconductor Device, Semiconductors
Category(s): Chemical, Electrical, Electrical > Semiconductors, Materials, Materials > Nanotechnology, Materials > semiconducting materials, Nanotechnology
2022-005-METAL PARTICLE/GRAPHENE EXTRACELLUAR MATRIX FOR ENHANCED CHARGE TRANSFER EFFICIENCY IN MICROBIAL FUEL CELLS
SUMMARY: UCLA researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a method that boosts the electron extraction efficiency and enables high-performance microbial fuel cells (MFCs) with record-high power output. BACKGROUND:: Fuel cells have garnered increased attention as a means of obtaining green energy. They are capable...
Published: 9/21/2021   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Biofilm, Electron, Fuel Cell, Materials, Microbiology, Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, Power Transmission
Category(s): biofuels, Materials, Materials > Membranes, Materials > Metals, Materials > Nanotechnology, Chemical > Energy Generation, Transmission, or Storage, Chemical, Nanotechnology
2021-131 Highly Active And Stable Stepped Cu Based Electrochemical Catalyst
Summary: UCLA researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a method to fabricate copper nanowires with high surface stability that allows for the electrochemical reduction of CO2 to ethylene. Background: Technologies that mitigate human-generated carbon dioxide emissions offer a valuable solution to reduce environmental...
Published: 9/14/2021   |   Inventor(s): Chungsuk Choi, Xiangfeng Duan, Yu Huang
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Category(s): Materials > Nanotechnology, Materials, Chemical > Catalysts, Chemical, Chemical > Energy Generation, Transmission, or Storage, Chemical > Hydrocarbons, carbon capture, Electrical > Energy Generation, Transmission, or Storage
2020-938 HGTE Quantum Dot on Nanoplatelet Heterostructures with Tuneable Emission in the SWIR
Summary: UCLA researchers in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have developed HgX quantum-confined nanoplatelets for the tunability of shortwave infrared emission for broader photoelectronic applications. Background: The use of photons in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) spectral window are utilized in multiple applications such as imaging,...
Published: 7/28/2021   |   Inventor(s): Justin Caram, Stephanie Tenney
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Category(s): Chemical, Materials, Materials > Nanotechnology
2021-266 Dynamic Imaging and Characterization of Volatile Aerosols Using Deep Learning-Based Holographic Microscopy
Summary: UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a method to directly measure the volatility of particulate matter associated with aerosols. Background: Exposure to particulate matter (PM) generated from aerosols such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), cooking, vehicles, and other tobacco products have...
Published: 7/28/2021   |   Inventor(s): Aydogan Ozcan, Yichen Wu, Yi Luo
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Category(s): Mechanical, Mechanical > Sensors, Chemical, Chemical > Instrumentation & Analysis, Chemical > Sensors
2019-994 Targeted Drug Delivery with Near-IR Light
SUMMARY UCLA researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a targeted drug delivery platform that can release drugs upon exposure to near-infrared light. BACKGROUND Stimuli-responsive delivery of drugs is an effective way to achieve spatially and temporally controlled drug release. Various stimuli-responsive...
Published: 7/16/2021   |   Inventor(s): Yang Yang, Dong Meng
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Category(s): Drug Delivery, optics/photonics, Electrical, Chemical, Chemical > chemical sensing, Chemical > Sensors, Medical Imaging, Medical Imaging > fluorescence
2020-770 Apparatus and Method for Changing the Functionality of an Integrated Circuit Using Charge Trap Transistors
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a method to overcome manufacturing defects in semiconducting wafers through post-production calibration of integrated circuits by threshold voltage tuning using charge trap transistors. BACKGROUNDComplementary metal-oxide-semiconductors (CMOS) are utilized...
Published: 11/9/2020   |   Inventor(s): Subramanian Iyer
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Category(s): Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, Electrical > Semiconductors, Mechanical > Manufacturing, Chemical, Electrical > Electronics, fabrication technologies
2020-172 MICROBIAL PRODUCTION OF CANNABINOID PRECURSOR OLIVETOLIC ACID AND ITS ANALOGUES
UCLA researchers in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering have developed a novel method for the production of cannabinoid precursor olivetolic acid for the scalable synthesis of cannabinoids. BACKGROUND: Cannabinoids, the chemicals found in the cannabis plant, are widely recognized for their medical applications to alleviate pain....
Published: 6/12/2020   |   Inventor(s): Yi Tang
Keywords(s): Chemical, Hydrocarbons, Pain Treatment, Personal Care / Home Care , Therapeutics & Vaccines
Category(s): Chemical, Chemical > Hydrocarbons, Chemical > Personal Care/Home Care, Therapeutics & Vaccines > cns
Ultrafine Nanowires as Highly Efficient Electrocatalysts
UC Case No. 2017-108SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have developed a process for synthesizing ultrafine jagged Pt nanowires with a record high utilization efficiency for fuel cell catalyst applications.BACKGROUNDHydrogen fuel cell, with water as the only by-product, is a promising green energy source. Platinum...
Published: 8/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Xiangfeng Duan, Yu Huang, Mufan Li
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Category(s): Chemical, Chemical > catalysts/synthesis methods
2014-904 PALLADIUM ALLOY HYDRIDE NANO MATERIALS
Palladium Alloy Hydride Nano MaterialsSUMMARYResearchers at UCLA have synthesized a range of intermetallic palladium hydride alloy (Pd/M-H) nanocrystals using a low cost solution process that avoids the use of surfactants and strong reducing agents.BACKGROUNDNanocrystalline intermetallics and alloys are novel materials with high surface areas which...
Published: 8/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Xiangfeng Duan, Yu Huang, Zipeng Zhao, Xiaoqing Huang
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Category(s): energy storage, Chemical
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