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A proximity sensor for the detection of hands on a steering wheel
TS-048591 — An embedded coax proximity sensor for the detection of hands or other objects near a vehicle's steering wheel
The coming age of autonomous vehicles will require the development of many new technologies to keep the vehicle occupants safe even when no one is paying attention to the vehicle operation. At present, given the limited capabilities of autonomous vehicles, it is necessary for the driver to monitor…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Lee, Robert; Kiourti, Asimina; Wang, Zhenyu
  • Licensing Officer: Hong, Dongsung

3D subwavelength photonic detector coupled with dielectric resonator antenna
TS-047335 — New IR detector combining a dielectric resonator antenna (DRA) with a semiconductor absorber for improved signal, noise, and speed performance
The three essential characteristics of detectors are signal, noise, and speed. There are inherent trade-offs in these three figures of merit and various applications emphasize one or more characteristics. The primary limitation for infrared detectors and imagers is the limit on the achievable sign…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Krishna, Sanjay; Ball, Christopher; Grbic, Anthony; Kazemi, Alireza; Ranjbar, Amin; Ronningen, Theodore; Shu, Qingyuan
  • Licensing Officer: Hong, Dongsung

A Generic Plug-in Jack-knife Accident Prevention System for Vehicle-Trailer Path Tracking Control
TS-041598 — A plug-in that predicts semi-truck jack-knifing and prevents it by saturating or overtaking steering control.
There is an increased consumer demand for autonomous vehicles which make driving safer and easier. Maneuvering and parking a semi-truck with a trailor attached is both dangerous and challenging. Autonomous semi-trucks can avoid one of the most prolific driving problems: jack-knifing, when a revers…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Hejase, Mohammad; Jing, Junbo; Bin Salamah, Yasser; Fiorentini, Lisa; Maroli, John; Ozguner, Umit
  • Licensing Officer: Hong, Dongsung

Sapphire Optical Fiber with Internal Cladding
TS-029242 — A method for enhancing the transmission capabilities of sapphire optical fiber for use in extreme environments.
Optical fibers are lightweight, small in diameter, and immune to electromagnetic interference. Signal attenuation over great distances is minimal and there is a high potential for large bandwidth data transfer. These qualities make optical fiber-based sensors an ideal candidate for measurements wh…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Blue, Thomas; Wilson, Brandon
  • Licensing Officer: Hong, Dongsung

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