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Self-Locking Optoelectronic Tweezer And Its Fabrication

UCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have developed a novel self-locking optoelectronic tweezer (SLOT) for single cell manipulation in conductive buffer over large areas.

An On-Bed Monitoring System For Rehabilitative Exercises

UCLA researchers have developed a novel method for monitoring rehabilitative exercises using a bed sheet with high-density pressure sensors.

Stereo Image Acquisition By Lens Translation

UCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have developed a novel single-objective lens stereo imaging setup for endoscopic applications.

Flexible Balloon-Inflatable Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy To Assess Endoluminal Lipid-Rich Lesions

UCLA researchers have developed a novel flexible balloon-inflatable electrochemical impedance spectroscopy to facilitate the diagnosis of metabolically active atherosclerotic lesions.

Soft Burrowing Robot for Simple & Non-Invasive Subterranean Locomotion

A soft robot that can successfully burrow through sand and dirt, similar to a plant root.

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

UCLA 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.

Ultrafast Differential Interference Contrast Microscopy

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a novel instrument that can image unstained transparent objects with high speeds.

Development Of Surface Enhanced Graphene Oxide For Ubiquitous Antibacterial Coatings

UCLA researchers in the Department of Medicine have developed a novel graphene oxide (GO) based material with significantly enhanced antibacterial effects with maximized surface display of carbon radicals.

A Device, Methodology And System For Monitoring, Classifying And Encouraging Activity

UCLA researchers in the Department of Computer Science have developed a new technology to fight the growing obesity epidemic by encouraging exercise.

A Bio-Impedance Measurement Technique Using Biphasic Current Stimulus Excitation for Implantable Stimulators

UCLA researchers from the Department of Bioengineering have developed a novel efficient, low-cost, low-power technique for measuring the bio-impedance at the electrode-tissue interface, which can be incorporated into implantable stimulators.

A 3D Microfluidic Actuation and Sensing Wearable Technology for In-Situ Biofluid Processing and Analysis

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a novel wearable biosensor capable of measuring biomarkers in real time through biofluids like sweat.

Techniques for Very-Low Power and High Dynamic-Range Delta-Sigma ADCs

Researchers in the UCLA Department of Electrical Engineering have developed an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), to be implemented as part of an implantable and closed-loop neural recording and stimulation system with a linear input range approximately ten times higher than that of existing devices.

Minimally Invasive Implantable Brain Stimulation Devices And Methods For Implanting Same

UCLA researchers in the Department of Neurosurgery have developed a novel, minimally invasive deep-brain stimulation device concept.

Hydrogel Thin Film-Based Dynamic Structural Color System for Sensing, Camouflage, and Adaptive Optics

UCLA researchers from the Department of Material Science and Engineering have developed a novel hydrogel color system that can be used for dynamic sensing, camouflage, and adaptive optics.

Precise tracking of subsurface tissue probes and objects

The invention is a novel method that tracks the position of probes and objects deep inside tissues, with unprecedented 3D precision. Data obtained from optical techniques are combined with that provided through ultrasound methods, providing accurate localization in the 3D space, along with precise anatomical structure. Such a combined method is crucial for precision-sensitive applications as anesthetic drug delivery.

Imaging and Analysis Method to Detect and Analyze the Spatial Distribution of Structural Proteins on H&E-Stained Slides

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have developed imaging and analysis methods to detect and characterize the spatial distribution of collagen and other macromolecules on hematoxylin and eosin (H&E)-stained slides without the need for additional staining or expensive optics.

Nano Biosensing System

Metabolites can provide real-time information about the state of a person’s health. Devices that can detect metabolites are commercially available, but are unable to detect very low concentrations of metabolites. Researchers at UCI have developed surfaces that use nanosensors to detect much lower concentrations of such metabolites.

Membrane Insertion of Potential Sensing Nanorods

UCLA researchers in the Department of Chemistry have developed inorganic semiconductor nanosensors that measure membrane voltage.

Wearable Real-Time Gait Analysis And Sensory Feedback System For Gait Rehabilitation And Biomechanical Optimization

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed a wearable sensory feedback system that provides instructive tactile feedback to guide the user towards biomechanical gait improvements, based on real-time motion analysis derived from wearable sensor data.

A Simple Integrated Device For Assessing Lung Health

Chronic lung diseases, like asthma, impose critical challenges on both the patients and the physicians due to the complexity of the diseases. Not only are these diseases tough to accurately assess, many of the diseases can be impacted by other physical and sociological factors. Perhaps a greater difficulty lies in measuring the effectiveness and compliance of the medications including inhaled medications. The invention discovered at the University of California, Irvine, is an “all-in-one,” portable device that offers complete assessment of lung health. It also incorporates a novel technology for monitoring the effectiveness and compliance of a medication, thereby, providing a personalized treatment and care plan for adults and children with asthma.

Intraoperative Assessment Of Implant Positioning

Researchers from the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Ophthalmology led by Dr. Jean-Pierre Hubschman have developed a modified intralocular lens (IOL) and surgical implantation procedure to treat cataract and refractive anomalies.

Physical Multi-Layer Arm Phantom For Body Area Networks

Researchers at UCI have developed an oil-based in vitro phantom that accurately mimics the electrical properties of the human arm. Due to the increased accuracy it affords, this phantom can be used to test the efficiencies of wireless medical devices in body area networks.

A Delivery System for Percutaneous Delivery and Implantation Of Atrioventricular Heart Valves

The invention is a novel delivery system providing a minimally invasive solution for the delivery and implantation of atrioventricular heart valves. Through its novel mechanical structure, the invention delivers and positions the valve accurately with no need for painful surgeries or bulky tools.

An illuminated periodontal curette using wireless technologies for accurate perioscopy

The invention is an illuminated periodontal curette that offers an accurate and magnified visualization during complex dental procedures. The modified curette provides the operator with better real time insight and information regarding the tooth and root anatomy for accurate evaluation as well as procedure planning and therapy.

Highly Sensitive, Conformal And Wearable In2O3 Nanoribbon Transistor Biosensors With Integrated On Chip Side Gate For Glucose Monitoring In Body Fluid

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel wearable sensor that is capable of measuring glucose levels in bodily fluids.

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