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Non-Volatile Memory with Linear Hot-Electron Injection Technique and Strain Gauge

Executive SummaryA linear hot-electron injection technique is developed that simplifies the programming procedure for a non-volatile computer memory as well as a self-powered strain gauge enabled by this technique. Description of TechnologyA linear hot-electron injection technique is provided for a non-volatile memory arrangement. The non-volatile ...
Published: 5/17/2016   |   Inventor(s): Shantanu Chakrabartty
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Test and Measurement, Devices, Subassemblies and Components

3-D Printer Technology

Executive SummaryThis novel 3-D print head technology allows for the addition of printing with multiple materials to 3-D printers. The technology allows both the deposition and removal of materials as well as surface property modifications in small, spatially localized regions. This treatment can change the material’s physical properties, su...
Published: 5/16/2016   |   Inventor(s): Timothy Grotjohn
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Advanced Materials, Manufacturing Equipment, Subassemblies and Components

A Three-Element Antenna Array for Light Weight Wireless Mobile Handsets

IntroductionAntenna beam-forming is largely confined to stationary base stations that combine electromagnetic signals from array antenna elements to form a desired output. The array antenna suppresses signals in certain directions while amplifying signals from certain directions. One major reason that multiple antenna elements are less advantageous...
Published: 3/1/2016   |   Inventor(s): Samuel (aka Jeevan) Hoole, Paul Hoole
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Telecommunications and Internet, Electrical, Subassemblies and Components

Adjuvant Compositions and Related Methods for Reducing Herbicide Volatility

IntroductionHerbicides are applied to crop fields to prevent the growth of weeds. This helps to increase target crop yields. These herbicides act by preventing plants from photosynthesizing, growing, or by directly killing the plant. While extremely useful in reducing weed pressure in crop fields, weeds are continually being selected for herbicide ...
Published: 2/23/2016   |   Inventor(s): Donald Penner
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Agriculture, Chemicals, Subassemblies and Components

Flexible Hybrid Fastening Systems and Installation Processes

IntroductionFasteners are often installed through holes drilled in individual pieces to be joined. While significant advancements have been made in fasteners over the past several decades, construction techniques such as using composites (including wood, fiberglass, and carbon fiber), in particular, have exposed serious limitations to existing fas...
Published: 11/6/2015   |   Inventor(s): Gary Cloud
Keywords(s):   Category(s): Advanced Materials, Defense, Mechanical, Subassemblies and Components, Energy