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5 Ws : Medical
5 Ws of the Heart Energy Harvester

Who

Millions of people who rely on pacemakers, defibrillators, and other livesaving implantable devices powered by batteries that need to be replaced every five to 10 years.

5 Ws : Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of 3D-Printing Piezoelectric Materials

Who

Piezoelectric materials are used in everything from cellphones and wearables, to robotics, energy harvesting, and tactile sensors.

5 Ws : Medical
5 Ws of My Skin Track UV

Who

The device can optimize treatment of neonatal jaundice, skin diseases, and seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and reduce risk of sunburn and skin cancer.

5 Ws : Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the Lead-Detection Smartphone System

Who

Individuals needing or wanting to examine lead content in their drinking water on-demand and in virtually any environmental setting.

5 Ws : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
5 Ws of Spray-On Antennas

Who

Manufacturers and users of wearables, functional fabrics, mobile devices, wireless routers, and Internet of Things devices.

5 Ws : Electronics & Computers
5 Ws of the SAFIRE Lithium-Ion Battery

Who

The Safe Impact Resistant Electrolyte (SAFIRE) fire-resistant battery can be used in consumer electronics such as cellphones, in drones and cars, and in soldiers’ packs.

5 Ws : Communications
5 Ws of Electronic Stickers

Who

Billions of objects ranging from smartphones and buildings, to machine parts and medical devices, to furniture and office supplies — any object that has a need to communicate with or sense other...

5 Ws : Test & Measurement
5 Ws of a Simple Nerve Gas Detector

Who

First responders, soldiers, and scientists in the field.

5 Ws : Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the PHADE Addressing System

Who

PHADE could be used by government agencies to enhance public safety; for example, the government can deploy cameras in high-crime or high-accident areas, and warn specific users about...

5 Ws : Sensors/Data Acquisition
5 Ws of the Injectable Alcohol Monitoring Sensor

Who

Patients in substance abuse treatment programs.

5 Ws : Manufacturing & Prototyping
5 Ws of The Sentinel Wrap

Who

Food manufacturers, as well as manufacturers of medical supplies and instruments.

Articles : Photonics/Optics
5 Ws of Invisible Glass

Who

Users of consumer electronics devices and solar cells, and high-power pulsed laser applications.

Articles : Medical
5 Ws of the iQ Portable Scanner

Who

Doctors, nurses, hospitals, paramedics, and other healthcare professionals; and consumers.

Articles : Electronics & Computers
5Ws of the Ultra-Thin Memory Storage Device

Who

Manufacturers of smaller and smarter computer chips for consumer electronics such as smartphones and tablets, and 3D chips for brain-inspired computing applications.

5 Ws : Sensors/Data Acquisition
5Ws of the Quanta Image Sensor
Learn the Who, What, Where, When, and Why of the Quanta Image Sensor.

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