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2019-847 A Battery-Less Wirelessly Powered Frequency-Swept Spectroscopy Sensor
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a wirelessly powered frequency-swept spectroscopy sensor.BACKGROUNDWireless power transfer is in increasing demand as the development of network sensors and bio-implantable devices gain popularity. Integration of a vast network of sensors with miniaturized...
Published: 7/23/2020   |   Inventor(s): Aydin Babakhani
Keywords(s): Antennas/Wireless, Electrical, Electronics & Semiconductors, Energy & Water, Medical Imaging
Category(s): Electrical > antennas/wireless, Energy & Water, energy transmission/smart grid, battery, Medical Imaging
2017-977 Load-Induced Frequency-Shift-Keying: A New Modulation Scheme That Enables Simultaneous Near-Field Wireless Power And Data Transmission Through A Single Set of Inductive Coils
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed the first modulation system that allows simultaneous wireless power and data transmission through a single pair of inductive coils.BACKGROUNDNext-generation Brain-Machine Interface senses neural data and stimulates the brain when needed, which requires simultaneous external...
Published: 7/13/2020   |   Inventor(s): Asad Abidi, Dejan Markovic, Jiacheng Pan
Keywords(s): Antennas/Wireless, Cns, Electronics & Semiconductors, Medical Devices and Materials, Monitoring And Recording Systems, Psychiatry / Mental Health
Category(s): Medical Devices and Materials, Medical Devices and Materials > monitoring and recording systems, Therapeutics & Vaccines > cns, Therapeutics & Vaccines > psychiatry / mental health, circuits, Electrical > antennas/wireless, Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, quantum/neural
Bistable Electroactive Polymers
UCLA Case No. 2009-356 Summary A bistable electroactive polymer transducer is provided for electrically actuated deformation of rigid electroactive polymer members. The polymers have glass transition temperatures (Tg) above ambient conditions and turn into rubbery elastomers above Tg and have high dielectric breakdown strength in the rubbery state....
Published: 1/15/2020   |   Inventor(s): Qibing Pei, Zhibin Yu
Keywords(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Functional Materials, Materials, Polymers
Category(s): Electrical > Electronics, Materials > Functional Materials
Spin Injector
UCLA Case No. 2006-689Summary UCLA Researchers in the Materials Science and Engineering Department have developed a novel approach for efficient spin injection for use in spintronic devices, such as spin FETs. Background Field effect transistors (FETs) provide a fundamental building block for electronic devices. Unlike conventional FETs, spin FETs are...
Published: 1/8/2020   |   Inventor(s): Ya-Hong Xie
Keywords(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Materials, Semiconductors
Category(s): Materials > semiconducting materials
Diamond On Nanopatterned Substrates
Summary UCLA researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a nanofabrication method for improving the thermal properties of polycrystalline diamond films grown by chemical vapor deposition. Background Synthetic polycrystalline diamond grown by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) is used to thermally manage high power...
Published: 12/11/2019   |   Inventor(s): Mark Goorsky, Yekan Wang, Tingyu Bai
Keywords(s): Electronics & Semiconductors
Category(s): Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, fabrication technologies
Pulsed-Coherent Electronic Front End for Detection and Ranging
UC Case No. 2020-109SUMMARY:Researchers in the UCLA Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) device capable of high resolution, high acquisition measurements with minimized walk error and adjustable detection quality.BACKGROUND:Demand for ranging systems with high depth resolution and fast...
Published: 11/18/2019   |   Inventor(s): Chih Kong Yang, Liyang Chen
Keywords(s): Electronics & Semiconductors
Category(s): Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, circuits, fabrication technologies
2019-316 Nanoparticle-Enabled Casting of Bulk Ultrafine Grained/Nanocrystalline Metals
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace engineering have fabricated bulk, thermally stable ultrafine grained/nanocrystalline metals using conventional casting techniques. BACKGROUNDUltrafine grained (UFG)/nanocrystalline metals, or metals with grain sizes smaller than one micrometer, exhibit extraordinary mechanical, physical,...
Published: 10/31/2019   |   Inventor(s): Xiaochun Li, Chezheng Cao
Keywords(s): Chemical Manufacturing & Industrial/Bulk Chemicals, Electronics & Semiconductors, Materials, Mechanical Systems, Transportation
Category(s): Chemical > Chemical Manufacturing & Industrial/Bulk Chemicals, Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, Materials > structural materials, Mechanical > aerospace, Medical Devices and Materials > hospital systems and devices
2018-745 2D Perovskite Stabilized Phase-Pure Formamidinium Perovskite Solar Cells and Light Emitting Diodes
SUMMARYUCLA researchers in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering have developed a novel lead halide perovskite solar cell based on a mixture of formamidinium perovskites and 2D perovskites. BACKGROUNDLead halide perovskite solar cells offer excellent photovoltaic efficiencies (up to 15%), but the perovskite material suffers from poor stability,...
Published: 10/18/2019   |   Inventor(s): Yang Yang, Jinwook Lee, Taehee Lee
Keywords(s): Electrical, Electronics & Semiconductors, Energy & Water, Photonics, zzsemiconducting materials
Category(s): fabrication technologies, Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, Materials > semiconducting materials, Electrical > solar, Energy & Water
A Design Procedure for Single-Element Fixed-Frequency Beam Steering Antenna
UC Case No. 2019-535SUMMARY:UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed an antenna design procedure that can realize large range continuous beam scanning at a fixed frequency on a single element antenna.BACKGROUND: Beam steerable antennas have the ability to improve link quality by mitigating communication...
Published: 10/14/2019   |   Inventor(s): Tatsuo Itoh, Haozhan Tian, Lijun Jiang
Keywords(s): Antennas/Wireless, Communication & Networking, Electronics & Semiconductors
Category(s): Electrical > antennas/wireless, Electrical > Radar/antennae
Synchronized DiCAD Switching for FMCW Radar Resolution EnhancementUC Case 2019-489SUMMARY:UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a frequency-modulated continuous wave radar system that extends chirp bandwidth, leading to higher axial radar resolutions.BACKGROUND:There is an increasing demand for simple,...
Published: 10/1/2019   |   Inventor(s):  
Keywords(s): Electronics & Semiconductors, Optics, Photonics, Sensors
Category(s): Electrical > Electronics & Semiconductors, circuits, optics/photonics, Electrical > Sensors
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