Available Technologies by Category
mmWave Reconfigurable and Miniature On-Chip Filter Based on Vanadium Dioxide
  • VO2-based combline electromagnetic filter dynamically modulates millimeter wave 5G/6G passband frequencies above 30 GHz using phase-change properties to adjust transmission line lengths with heat.
  • Compact on-chip technology streamlines control, accommodates complex shapes and multiple bands, and minimizes insertion loss, addressing spatial, acoustic wave filtering, and efficiency challenges in mmWave arrays.
  • Designed for 5G and 6G networks, it enables flexible band switching above 30 GHz, addressing key technical challenges and supporting high-performance telecommunications demands.
     
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Dominance-Based Wireless Communication and Associated Solutions
  • A new method of wireless communication has lessened  the need for multiple channels and time durations, by creating a system where many transmitters can simultaneously transmit and increase network throughput.
  • This new system yields higher spatial reuse, reduces the latency of data reception, and improves loss performance and can be used in most wireless network scenarios.
  • The dominance based technique uses collection of information coding, and other supporting mechanisms in order to prevent the waste of communication resources.
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Monitor Vehicle Location and Maintain Vehicle Health During Long-Term Storage
  • Vehicle health and location monitoring system automatically establishes a mesh network for vehicle fleet monitoring by a human, drone, or mobile robot.
  • Checks battery and other vehicle health status as well as determines locations of all connected vehicles in storage.
  • When a vehicle is found with low battery levels, a mobile robot can safely provide a charge to the battery to get the vehicle running.   
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Quantum Tunneling Radio Positioning System Achieves Higher Levels of Accuracy and Longer Range for Next-Generation Wireless Networks
  • This radiolocation system uses quantum tunneling tags (QTT) capable of operating in non-line-of-sight conditions to achieve longer range communications in outdoor and indoor applications. 
  • The use of QTTs, paired with a frequency hopping reader, results in positioning accuracy not achievable with standard methods.
  • QTTs are inexpensive and operate under low power requirements to offer an affordable orientation system with long battery life.
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Custom-Fit Reusable Respiratory Protective Device (RPD) with Continuous Fit Monitoring Improves Comfort and Protection
  • Vastly improves comfort and protection while bringing peace of mind to wearers through a custom fit and continuous monitoring
  • Reduces pressure injuries caused by extended RPD use through both a customized fit and alerts to the wearer when the RPD should be adjusted or removed
  • Minimizes exposures to workplace hazards by immediately detecting leakage during RPD use and alerting the wearer to adjust the device
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Streamlined Combination Analysis by FORECAST Accurately Predicts and Identifies Pending Malware Attacks
  • Automating the combined techniques of memory forensics and symbolic analysis accelerates how fast an enterprise or government becomes aware of the true extent of malware’s capabilities.
  • When countering cyberattacks, FORECAST provides improved accuracy (94%, overall) with its automated analysis, which is crucial to helping cybersecurity efforts to efficiently focus on high-impact solutions.
  • FORECAST has the flexibility to be a valuable incidence response tool, even when malware is fileless since it uses the software’s memory image to accurately predict the program’s capabilities.
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Enhanced Cybersecurity for Networked Motion Control Systems with Somewhat Homomorphic Encryption
  • Increase cybersecurity with expression rewrite rules for encrypted dynamic control schemes that reduce the multiplicative depth of somewhat homomorphic encryption and improve numerical stability. 
  • New approach generates motion commands to servo systems without creating a security hole.  
  • Information decryption and control signal calculation can be performed and executed inside the plant, while all sensitive system information outside of the plant is always encrypted. 
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Cost-Effective Hydra Method Monitors DRAM Memory in Computers
  • Hydra combines the best of SRAM-tracking (low performance overhead) and DRAM-tracking (low SRAM overhead and flexibility) to produce Row-Hammer (RH) mitigation that is effective at ultra-low thresholds.
  • Proven results in mitigating the increasing RH security vulnerability issue, Hydra offers a low-cost solution that is widely applicable to all computer systems that use DRAM—over one billion devices. 
  • Hydra is a hybrid tracker that successfully mitigates RH security issues and does not compromise the functionality of the computer system.
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Raised Cosine (RC) Pulse Shaping for Next Generation Multi-Mode Fiber (MMF) Links
  • Small design: Uses direct modulation and detection with VCSEL-based MMF links for small form factor
  • High speeds with low cost and power: Achieves speeds of 100 Gbps and higher while maintaining low cost and low power consumption with VCSEL MMF-based links and other direct-modulated lasers
  • Low bandwidth requirements: Minimizes intersymbol interference and reduces the required electrical bandwidth to enable use with commercially packaged VCSELs that have bandwidth in the low 20 GHz range
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Real-Time Mobilization of Computer Software Applications
  • Comprehensive: Overcomes speed, traffic, and interface limitations of basic remote computing
  • Resourceful: Allows for seamless function without a high data usage burden
  • Efficient: Applies unique transformation services to accelerate and enhance the user’s mobilized application experiences
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AwareSite Proximity Safety Sensing System for Construction and Other Work Sites
  • Improved work safety and efficiency: Not only are accidents prevented when workers and equipment operators are alerted that they are crossing set safety boundaries, their proximity and movement data are also stored in the cloud and can be used to analyze work patterns that could improve safety, work process efficiency, and more.
  • Low-cost and flexible hardware: The system uses inexpensive custom PPU devices but can also be paired with workers’ personal smartphones for connecting to the system.
  • User friendly and reliable: System setup and operation is simple. Beacons use Bluetooth® low-energy technology and can last more than one year without changing batteries.
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Advance Warning System for Improved Safety in Roadway Work Zones
  • Enhanced safety: Rather than relying on impact-activated devices, the system issues real-time warnings as soon as the perimeter is breached, providing more time for workers to react and get to safety.
  • Portable and changeable: The system can be easily moved or adjusted to accommodate changes to the work zone during the day.
  • Smart analytics: Analysis of intrusion data helps pinpoint areas within the work zone that are more susceptible to breaches, enabling more effective and efficient security.
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Rapid Mobilization of Essential Enterprise Applications
  • Rapid: Significantly reduces time needed to mobilize an enterprise application as compared to conventional mobilization solutions
  • Cost-efficient: Leverages a cloud-based, codeless platform that saves on both time and budget
  • Flexible: Demonstrates potential to efficiently provide mobile functionality for a wide variety of applications necessary for business operations
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Super Aggregation: Multihoming for Wireless Devices
  • Performance-improving: Improves the aggregate performance of multiple heterogeneous wireless interfaces used simultaneously compared to the performance each could achieve on its own  
  • Proven: Indicates TCP acceleration achieved in wireless data networks when tested on two mobile platforms, including a laptop computer and an Android mobile phone
  • Impactful: Addresses the performance improvement needs of ubiquitous, widely used mobile technologies
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Adaptive Broadband Impedance Matching in Ultrasound Front-End Electronics
  • High performance: Improves power transfer and acoustic reflectivity
  • Flexible: Enables multimodal and tunable operation of CMUTs
  • Efficient: Provides optimal matching for co-design of CMUT electronics
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Purely Passive Radio-Frequency Identification
  • Powerful: Projected to support energy harvesting sensors at distances over 100 meters from readers and/or radio transmission sources
  • Efficient: Enables conversion of RF energy at higher efficiency and at higher output voltages than current electronic energy harvesting methods
  • Widely applicable: May advance RFID applications in a wide range of fields including computing, sensing, and communication
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Flight Control System for Miniature Aerial Robots
  • Lightweight: Features a core electronics board that weighs less than half a gram
  • Flexible: Contains a core electronics board that can be conveniently reprogrammed for expanded functionality
  • Compact: Offers a small form factor with an area of about 2 square centimeters
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ScheduleNet: Advancing Multi-Robot Coordination
  • Superior performance: Outperforms approximate human-robot scheduling methods in both schedule optimization and total number of feasible schedules
  • Robust: Can autonomously learn scalable scheduling heuristics on multiple application domains and attains an order-of-magnitude improved computation speed compared with exact methods
  • Novel: Is the first method to leverage graph neural networks involving simple temporal network (STN)-based scheduling problems with spatial constraints
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Enhanced MIMO Framework for Optimized Wireless Communications
  • Innovative: Overcomes the efficiency and complexity challenges of conventional detector frameworks
  • Independent: Has a fixed complexity that remains unaffected by noise
  • Sophisticated: Combines the high performance of K-best detection with the low-complexity scalar list detector
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Four-Dimensional Electron Density Mapping of the Ionosphere
  • Innovative: Produces the first four-dimensional image of electron density in the lower ionosphere
  • Far-reaching: Leverages technology that can be used efficiently on a global scale
  • Pragmatic: Yields a highly useful four-dimensional map to be used in military and commercial applications that rely on high-frequency communications
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