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Strained Voltage-Controlled Magnetic Memory Elements and Devices

Researchers under Kang Wang at UCLA have verified through computational calculations that manipulation of strain in materials used in and around the magnetic tunnel junction interface (MEJ) can be used to increase the magnitude of voltage controlled magnetic anisotropy (VCMA) and subsequently lower the required switching voltage required in MEJ based memory systems.

Methods and System for Large-Scale Dream Data in Immersive Multisensory Environment: Acquisition, Analysis, Modeling and Interpretation & Applications

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed the Dream Brain System, an immersive Virtual Reality platform that collects dream data for therapeutic, scientific and experimental use. By capturing relevant dream data through multimodal signals recollected by the user, the Dream Brain System greatly advances conventional dream reporting techniques by providing effective dream recollection and interpretation.

Ultra-Thin Titanium Thermal Ground Plane for Cooling Microelectronics

Ultra-thin titanium-based thermal ground planes.

Intensified Energetically Enhanced Reforming

UCLA researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering have designed a method to intensify the steam-methane reforming process used to industrially produce hydrogen.

High-Throughput Quantification of Nanoparticle Degradation using Computational Microscopy and its Application to Drug Delivery Nanocapsules

UCLA researchers in the Department of Bioengineering have developed a high-throughput imaging technique that monitors the degradation of nanoparticles in real time.

High-Throughput Microfluidic Gene-Editing via Cell Deformability within Microchannels

UCLA researchers in the Departments of Pediatrics and Chemistry & Biochemistry have developed a microfluidic device for delivery of biomolecules into living cells using mechanical deformation, without the fouling issues in current systems.

Graphene-Polymer Nanocomposite Incorporating Chemically Doped Graphene-Polymer Heterostructure for Flexible and Transparent Conductive Films

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel graphene-polymer nanocomposite material for flexible transparent conductive electrode (TCE) applications.

Plasmonic Nanoparticle Embedded PDMS Micropillar Array and Fabrication Approaches for Large Area Cell Force Sensing

UCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have developed a novel cell force sensor platform with high accuracy over large areas.

Half-Virtual-Half-Physical Microactuator

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have developed a half-virtual-half-physical microactuator that utilizes a combination of computational models and microelectromechanical systems for use in medical devices and mechanical systems.

Anti-Ferromagnetic Magneto-Electric Spin-Orbit Read Logic

UCLA researchers in the department of Electrical Engineering have developed a novel magetoelectric device for use as a spin transistor.

High Frequency Digital Frequency Domain Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging System For Applications On Tissues

The technology is a software/hardware combination designed to enhance sampling rate for frequency domain fluorescence lifetime imaging. Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) is a technique that uses signals emitted from fluorescent samples to construct images of those samples in near real time. An advantage to FLIM is its ability to image large fields of view, which makes it an attractive option for dynamical measurements of live biological tissues. The higher sampling rate available using this technology will allow for more information to be gleaned from biological samples, which may have a fluorescence band up to 1 GHz, advancing tissue imaging.

Single-Pixel Optical Technologies For Instantly Quantifying Multicellular Response Profiles

UCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine have proposed a new platform technology to actuate and sense force propagation in real-time for large sheets of cells.

Composite Foam

UCLA researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have developed a novel composite foam for impact applications.

A Method Of Extracting Data From Optical Waveforms

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have developed an ultrafast optical data acquisition technique using Time-stretch Interferometry for General Electric-field Reconstruction (TIGER).

3D Printer with Improved Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

Three dimensional (3D) printer and rapid prototyping (RP) systems are currently used to quickly produce objects and to prototype parts using CAD tools. Most RP systems use an additive, layer-by-layer approach to building parts by joining liquid, powder, or sheet materials to form physical objects. Some of these RP systems through selective laser sintering amalgamate materials by heating them with lasers to generate 3D printed objects. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have created a new 3D printer with improved selective laser sintering. The new 3D printer and process varies the composition of the materials in a 3D printed object thus creating an object with enhanced strength, conductivity, heat resistance and other enhancing properties.

Automated titration of vasopressor infusion within predefined guardrails for efficient hypotension management

The invention automatically controls the blood pressure of patients on a continuous basis. It monitors the blood pressure and takes an action, within safety limits, whenever needed. The invention represents a dramatic improvement in the hypotension and critical care management.

MEM Microtabs for Aerodynamic Load Control

Researchers at the University of California, Davis have developed micro-electro-mechanical (MEM) translational microtabs for enhancing and controlling aerodynamic loading of lifting surfaces.

Electrode Agnostic, Supply Variant Stimulation Engine For Implantable Neural Stimulation

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented an innovative universal agnostic electrode for implantable neural stimulation and sensing.

Load Adaptive, Reconfigurable Active Rectifier for Multiple Input Multple Output (MIMO) Implant Power Management

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel full-fledged implant power management unit, which is highly programmable and can process multiple input power deliveries on-chip.

A High Dynamic-Range Sensing Front-End For Neural Signal Recording Systems

UCLA researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering have invented a novel neural recording chopper amplifier for neuromodulation systems that can simultaneously record and stimulate.

Abrasive Jet Cutting Cartridges

UCLA researchers in the Department of Physics have proposed the use of solid rocket motors in abrasive jet machining.

Hybrid Integrated Optical Amplifier

A hybrid integrated optical amplifier that offers a significant reduction in cost, size, weight and power.

Methods for Fabricating III-Nitride Tunnel Junction Devices

Methods of physical vapor deposition for III-nitride tunnel junction devices.

III-N Based Material Structures and Circuit Modules Based on Strain Management

A method and composition to apply uniaxial strain on gallium nitrides to increase mobility and electron velocity.

Reducing Computational Complexity of Training Algorithms for Artificial Neural Networks

Researchers at UCLA have developed a novel mathematical theorem to revolutionize the training of large-scale artificial neural networks (ANN).

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