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These nanomaterial strain sensors are ten times more sensitive when measuring minute movements compared to existing technology.
Briefs: Materials
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Briefs: Materials
A new method manufactures complex shapeshifters for soft robots and biomedical implants.
Briefs: Materials
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Briefs: Materials
This rapid and cost-effective technique yields a uniform etched surface with 99.5 percent emissivity.
Briefs: Wearables
Material for Wearable Biosensors
Electrospinning is used to make porous silicone that allows sweat to evaporate.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This system treats light-responsive disorders or deficits such as eating disorders, sleep problems, hormone-sensitive cancers, and cardiovascular disorders.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
A new machine learning algorithm could make smartphones charge faster and increase the time between charges for electric vehicles.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
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Briefs: Materials
The stretchable sensor has applications in environmental monitoring and healthcare.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This optical-based device measures position, velocity, and torque.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A smart fiber being tested on the International Space Station could be used to develop space dust telescopes and allow astronauts to feel through their pressurized suits.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Compared to a LED, the omnidirectional laser light is much brighter and better defined.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include detection of explosives, navigation, and aerospace altitude sensing.
Briefs: Materials
The material could enable cheaper and more environmentally friendly displays and large-area lighting.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A technique enables manufacturing of minuscule robots by interlocking multiple materials in a complex way.
Briefs: Wearables
This system can track the motion of the entire body with a small sensory network.
Briefs: Motion Control
The integrated tool eliminates the need for manual operators or additional custom fixtures.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include aiding patients with impaired hand muscle strength and in manufacturing for operating tools for extended periods of time.
NASA Spinoff: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The battery can be used in flexible, stretchable electronics for wearables as well as soft robotics.
Q&A: Sensors/Data Acquisition
USC researchers found a way to use idle oil and gas wells for energy storage.
Facility Focus: Wearables
Some of the technologies coming from the UT labs include COVID antibody tests, self-watering soil, and the "DRACO" robot.
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Blog: Materials
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Blog: Green Design & Manufacturing
The "polymer of squares” could one day enable the use of plastic products many times over.
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