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2016-229 BALLOON ROBOT
Balloon RobotSUMMARYThe Hong group at UCLA has developed a bi-pedal robot that incorporates multiple gas-filled balloons to provide support and balance.BACKGROUNDHumanoid robots with the ability to move have long been part of the entertainment industry. For example, humanoid robots are used in science fiction movies and can be used to interact with...
Published: 8/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Dennis Hong, Sepehr Ghassemi
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Category(s): Robotics, Mechanical
2014-515 DETECTION AND SPATIAL MAPPING OF MERCURY CONTAMINATION IN WATER SAMPLES USING A SMART-PHONE
Detection and Spatial Mapping of Mercury Contamination in Water Samples Using a Smart-PhoneSUMMARYResearchers in UCLA Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a smart-phone based handheld platform that allows for the quantification of mercury(II) ions in water samples with parts per billion (ppb) level of sensitivity.BACKGROUNDLong term ...
Published: 8/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Aydogan Ozcan, Qingshan Wei
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Category(s): Mechanical, Instrumentation
2010-309 Membraneless Fuel Cell with Self-Pumped Fuel and Oxidant
Membraneless Fuel Cell with Self-Pumped Fuel and OxidantSUMMARYResearchers at UCLA have developed a miniaturized membraneless fuel-cell system where the whole system can be reduced down to the millimeter scale without sacrificing output power.BACKGROUNDFuel cells are promising energy sources with higher theoretical energy densities than batteries. ...
Published: 8/28/2019   |   Inventor(s): Chang-Jin Kim, Janet Hur, Desheng Meng
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Category(s): energy storage, Chemical, Mechanical, Mechanical > MEM's
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