Arylsulfatase A-deficient mice
Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a lysosomal storage disorder caused by the deficiency of arylsulfatase A (ASA).
Interferons are a family of proteins that were originally named for their ability to interfere with viral replication and propagation. To date, it is known that interferons are also involved in combating bacterial and parasitic infections, inhibit cell division, and promote or impede the differentiation of cells.
Encrypted Cooperative Control
Cooperative control in multi-agent systems enable the implementation of a "global" objective through the use of "local" regulatory strategies in networked systems.
Double face with high efficiency
This invention describes a process and a device for the production of double-face knitted fabrics using a double plating technique.
The invention pertains to an integrate-and-hold circuit which is used as a sampler. The typical structure of an integrate-and-hold circuit (IHC) is a multiplier serving as a switch followed by a resettable integrator with a hold capacitor.
Protective cover made of yeast
Yeast cells are a by-product of beer and bioethanol production and are therefore readily available.
Scientists at the University of Bielefeld developed asymmetric derivates of the so called Finland-Trityls for spectroscopic and analytical use.
The invention in question here is a high-speed knitting process.
Radio-based wrong-way driver
This invention relates to a radio-based warning system for wrong-way drivers, consisting of a measuring device and a warning device.
Adhesives from lactic acid
The invention concerns the production of special copolymers based on poly-L-lactide (PLLA) and formulations of hot-melt pressure sensitive adhesives based on them.
Retrofit polarization-maintaining in optical fibers (PM)
The invention of the University of Bonn relates to the development of a method to retrofit polarization- maintaining (PM) optical fibers in a way, that a routinated achievement of polarization to a degree better than 10-5 in extinction ratio takes place.
The invention consists of a glass cell featuring an ultra-low birefringence (around 10–8) with an outstanding optical access due to its compact dodecagonal shape.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In particular, hormone refractory prostate cancer is not curable and targeted therapies are yet not available.
The presented invention describes a composite electrode for lithium-ion or redox flow batteries made of organic material with very high cycling stability.
Despite the rising knowledge about genes involved in the formation and occurrence of cancers, only a limited amount of genes has been identified to be involved in hereditary cancers, e.g. BRCA1, BRCA2.
Scientists of the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms University of Bonn and the Max Planck Gesellschaft developed a modular sensor system for online detection of Triacetontriperoxide (TATP) in gas phase. The detection took place in open air flow.
Dynamic systems often use a two-position controller and a simple sensor that only indicates whether a threshold is exceeded or not.
Cleaning robot swarm
Particularly in the commercial sector (e.g. hotels, offices, retirement homes, hospitals) but also in private use, it is desirable if a floor cleaning by robots in the shortest possible time is completed (noise, accessibility).
Loudspeaker enclosures for low frequency reproduction face the developer with a goal conflict. Either he achieves a small volume enclosure or he achieves a low cutoff frequency.
Antireflective integrated optical waveguide
In transitions between dielectric optical waveguides of different thickness, it comes through modal mismatch usually to radiation losses and optical backscatter.
MMOUE is an optical data transmission system, which uses in addition to the wavelength division multiplexing a mode multiplexing in order to increase the transmission rate.
The present invention "Air-Retaining Grids Technology" describes a new possibility for the architecture and construction of surfaces which are able to keep a layer of gas stable even under changing pressure conditions when immersed in liquid. Structured, non-wettable surfaces are used for various applications, for example as self-cleaning surfaces.
There are currently 200 million people suffering from osteoporosis worldwide. Low bone mass and deteriorating bone quality lead to an increased risk of fractures, high morbidity and increased mortality.
Rotary piston pump
So far, the problem of sealing has been a major challenge when using rotary piston pumps.
Chitosans are a family of functional biopolymers, typically produced by partial de-N-acetylation of chitin, one of the most abundant biopolymers in the world.
Headphone-based binaural 3D audio gives us a realistic sound experience that can be enhanced even further by considering the head movements of the listener.
For a fast and precise control of mechatronic systems usually non-linear PID controllers are used. The more nonlinearities a system contains, the more complex the control task becomes.
TDTO (Three-Dimensional Titanium Oxide)
The present invention belongs to the technical field of rechargeable batteries and supercapacitors. Particularly, it relates to an electrode material for rechargeable batteries and electrochemical capacitors, a method for preparing the same, and rechargeable batteries as well as electrochemical capacitors.
Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries
The presented technology offers methods for the synthesis and preparation of carbon coated metal oxide nanoparticles for application as anodic materials in lithium-ion batteries.
Malignancy marker for therapy planning
The diagnosis, classification and therapy of prostate cancer are based on the PSA value, the Gleason score from histology obtained by prostate biopsies and an imaging diagnosis from CT and bone scintigraphy.
EasyDMEK Shooter – PrepLoad-Tool
Corneal transplantation is the most frequently performed and most successful organ transplantion in medicine. Each layer of the cornea can develop its own disease.
Scientists at the University of Duisburg-Essen have developed a method for modifying the hydraulic conductivity of sedimentary or rock layers.
Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) of Patients with Heart Diseases
The iPSCs were generated from peripheral blood mononuclear cells(PBMCs) usingthenon-integrating CytoTune™-iPS 2.0 Sendai Reprogramming Kit.
Combinatory Asthma Endoytping Assay
Asthma is a disease of several subtypes characterized by different severity and a distinct immunological background. Most importantly, several subtypes of allergic asthma need to be correctly identified and distinguished from forms of non-allergic asthma.
Click-Mass Spectrometry of lipids
Aberrations in fatty acid metabolism are associated with pathological states and have become a focus of current research, particularly due to the interest in metabolic overload diseases.
Protein delivery into cells by HTRA1
Precise and graded manipulation of protein levels in mammalian cells is an essential experimental tool in both basic research and clinical applications.
High Temperature Requirement A (HTRA) proteins are serine proteases of the S1 family (trypsin/chymotrypsin-like). HTRA1 is supposed to play a role in macular degeneration, and HTRA2 has been associated with cell death in reperfusion-ischemia.
Cartilage-specific antimicrobial CLEC3A
Bacterial infection is one of the most frequent complications in joint replacement and dental implant surgery. The incidence of septic arthritis following total joint arthroplasty is approximately 2%, leading to massive health problems and considerable cost to the national economy.
A process for the production of uniaxially oriented, high-modulus and high-strength PET (polyethylene terephthalate) or PBT (PBT = polybutylene terephthalate) profiles directly from the melt has been developed at the Technical University of Dortmund.
Diagnosis of osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common degenerative disease of joints world-wide. About two-third of people over 65 years are affected, whereas the etiology is largely unclear.
Careful control of the patient's blood temperature is imperative in cardiac surgery. The heat exchangers used for this purpose are usually integrated in the oxygenator of the heart-lung machine.
To reduce the input resistance of power modules, single semiconductor switches are usually connected in parallel.
Due to the steadily increasing number of electrical and electronic devices in motor vehicles, there is an ever-increasing disturbance on the supply lines. In particular the power electronics generate unwanted interference signals.
Wireless Data Bus Bridge
At the Aachen University of Applied Science, a method for the transmission of data in a bus system was presented, which enables wireless communication between the bus users with the aid of a transceiver.
To decelerate an electric motor, the remaining kinetic and magnetic energy must be removed from the system. This is usually done with brake resistors that convert the energy to heat.
Cyclic AMP Biosensor
Cyclic AMP is a key molecule in 2nd messenger cell signalling. Great effort has been taken to develop sensors that allow for noninvasive assessment of cAMP concentrations in living cells.
Tuberculosis resulting from infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is a serious global health problem accounting for 1.7 million deaths in 2016. A major reason for the high morbidity and mortality caused by Mtb is the long duration of therapy and increasing multidrug-resistance of Mtb strains.
EF-Tu-binding Re-complexed antibiotics
A series of novel Re(I)-(CO)3-N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complexes bearing unsubstituted benzimidazol-2-ylidene ligands as well as a variety of bisimine ligands has been prepared and comprehensively characterised.
Sample-and-hold circuits or track-and-hold (TH) circuits, along with analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), are the link from the analog to the digital world.
Vim3 and Mxi-2 Antibody
Kidney cancer is classified as malignant tumors originating from different renal cells with several subtypes. The cells of these subtypes can mimic a benign kidney tumor, called oncocytoma.
The generation of cardiomyocytes (CMs) from pluripotent stem cells (PSCs) holds great promise for cardiac regenerative medicine.
A method for the movement guidance of mobile robots by means of an intuitive trajectory control was recently developed at Bochum University for Applied Sciences.
Carbon monoxide (CO), which is endogenously produced mainly in the course of heme degradation, was recently recognized as a powerful cytoprotective and homeostatic agent.
On-Board PSS Monitoring
The vehicle electrical system has become more and more complex over the years. Thus, the error probability increases, but an accurate fault identification and isolation becomes more and more difficult.
Novel Anti-Tuberculosis Compounds
The resurgence of tuberculosis, caused primarily by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), and the appearance of multi‐drug and extensively drug resistant Mtb strains strengthen the need for new drugs with alternative modes of action.
Novel Markers for Male Fertility Diagnosis
Infertility affects an estimated 15 percent of couples globally, amounting to 48.5 million couples. Forty percent of cases are linked to men. An important factor of male infertility is an insufficient quality of sperms due to abnormal shape and/or motility.
The need of new drugs is high in many medical indications, for instance in oncology, and infectious diseases. However, the success rate of drug research and development has declined to unsustainable levels.
A Multifunctional Linker for CAR T-cells
Chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) have been developed for the molecular engineering of effector T-cells to be used in targeted cancer therapy. CARs consist of the antigen-binding single-chain fragment (scFv) of an antibody fused via a hinge region to a transmembrane domain (TM) and to one or more intracellular signalling co-stimulatory regions.
The present invention focuses on a biocatalytic production process to aliphatic linear dinitriles, which avoids the need of hydrogen cyanide and leads to the desired products with excellent selectivity as in general no side-products were observed.
A new process for the formation of bi- or multi-axially oriented polymer structures has been developed.
CEACAM1 antibodies for anti-viral therapy
Cytotoxic CD8-positive T cells constitute the crucial leukocyte subpopulation for a cellular response against viral infection.
Scientists from the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences have developed a wood or wood-based material insert for the partial reinforcement of panel-shaped lightweight construction elements in sandwich construction that can be inserted using conventional tools, hand tools, machines or machining centers.
Scientists at the Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences have developed an inseparable connecting element for panel-shaped lightweight construction elements in sandwich construction, which can be used similarly to flat dowels for classic solid wood materials, including for sandwich elements.
Athletes, such as marathon runners and cyclists, often resort to training at higher altitude areas, in order to optimize their endurance. The atmosphere in such locations has lower oxygen content, which forces the human body to compensate for the reduced oxygen uptake by increasing hemoglobin concentration in blood.
MOSi Anti-Fading Electrolyte Additives
Scientists of the MEET at Wilhelms University of Muenster developed a set of alkylsilyl complexes (MOSi) as elecrolyte additive, which enhance the performance of lithium ion batteries.
In today's passenger cars, a large number of sensors are installed which monitor the vehicle condition. For example, since 01.11.2014, all new cars have to be fitted with tire pressure sensors according to the EU regulation.
Open FET Sensor
The Open FET sensor is a field-effect-based sensor in which the gate electrode is connected only to the signal to be measured and not as usual to other electronic components.
WiMDaD Wire Mesh Damage Detection
Composite materials are nowadays used in many technical fields. Blades of wind power plants or aircraft parts, for example, are made out of these materials.
Enantiomerically pure chiral N-acyl-a-aminonitriles
Enantiomerically pure N-acyl-a-aminonitriles gained these days interest in the pharmaceutical industry since a range of recently developed pharmaceuticals are based on this product class.
A special process to coat SiO2 nanoparticles around with biocidal quaternary ammonium silanes has been achieved, so that the biocidal moiety points always outwards.
Full Inorganic Load Bearing Insulator
Scientists of the University of Duisburg-Essen developed in cooperation with the German Aerospace Center (DLR) a full inorganic insulation material with high performance qualities.
Pillow Plate-Heat Exchanger
Currently, pillow-plate heat exchangers (PPHE) enjoy growing attention and become increasingly employed in various branches of industry. The ongoing expansion of the PPHE exploitation area generates a need for new structural requirements for this type of equipment.
Scientists of the FH Münster developed several novel intrinsic antimicrobial polymers. State of the art antimicrobial polymers are polymers with antimicrobial additives such as silver or copper.
A Novel Marker for Brown Fat Activity
Brown adipose tissue (BAT) is a special type of fat, which regulates the body temperature by fatty acid oxidation.
Food Quality Control
Food with high sugar content is prone to contamination with yeasts that have a high osmotic tolerance. This contamination leads to a shortened storage life and a loss of quality.
Pain is probably the most common symptom and sensation of a disease, and a big individual and socioeconomic challenge.
Power Line Communication (PLC) is a data transmission technology, which plays an increasingly important role due to smart metering.
A modern fuel cell is usually made of a stack of individual cells that are mechanically pressed together.
Scientists at the MEET battery research center at the Westphalian Wilhelms-University of Muenster have invented an electrolyte additive for the formation of a stable SEI film (SEI = solid electrolyte inter-phase) on anodes for lithium-ion batteries.
Researchers of the Niederrhein University have invented a method to produce electroluminescent textile surface by conventional printing methods.
P2Y 12-receptor antagonist
Purinergic receptors have been in the focus of drug discovery for many years. Modulation of P2 receptors in platelets is of paramount importance in regulating platelet function, and as a consequence, in controlling thrombotic diseases, which are the most common cause of morbidity and mortality in the Western world.
Authorities and organzisations with security tasks (BOS) require wireless communication systems that guarantee a particularly high degree of reliability against unauthorized interception or even manipulation of transmitted data by third parties.
Induced Somatic Stem Cells
Since the pioneer work published by Takahashi & Yamanaka, the technique of reprogramming cells from a differentiated to an embryonic-like status has experienced an exploding development in regard to both techniques and applications.
CAAI - Covalent-allosteric AKT inhibitors
The development of new drugs in oncology has shifted from unspecific cytotoxic drugs to highly specific substances with known targets and modes of action.
Parthenolide and its derivatives for use in the treatment of axonal damage
Peripheral nerve damage is a common cause of considerable functional morbidity, and healthcare expenditure.
CorA as an effective therapeutic agentkor
Dirofilariasis is caused by Dirofilaria immitis and D. repens, parasitic nematodes transmitted by mosquitoes. The heartworms harbour the bacterial endosymbionts Wolbachia, which are essential for worm development, fecundity and survival.
The formation and onset of the prevalent form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML, FAB subtype M2) requires RUNX1/ETO, the product of the t(8;21) chromosomal translocation.
Cure for CLL
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common adult leukemia in Western countries. The disease is very heterogeneous with some patients showing extremely slow progression while others proceed rapidly into advanced disease stages and require immediate treatment.
Druggable oncogenic fusions
Cancer patients frequently bear therapeutically relevant genome alteration. For instance, lung adenocarcinomas of patients that have never smoked carry genome alterations affecting kinases, such as EGFR mutations and translocations affecting ALK, ROS1 and RET genes.
The presented technology is a newly developed sucrose supported synthesis of transition metal doped zinc oxide nanoparticles, which can be used as active material for the fabrication of high capacity anodes for lithium-ion batteries.
Epigenetics in AML
DNA-methylation (DNAm) of CpG dinucleotides is a key epigenetic process. Upon cell division, the DNAm pattern is maintained on the newly synthesized DNA strand by DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1), whereas DNAm pattern changes are triggered by DNMT3A and DNMT3B that act as de novo methyltransferases.
Determination of the Biological Age
Biological age is influenced by parameters, such as genetic background, disease and lifestyle. Currently, the biological age can be assessed by measuring telomere length, DNA rearrangements or protein alterations.
Over the last couple of years the overall survival time of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) has increased significantly due to the development of novel therapeutic strategies.
Tailored to the current practical requirements, the FoBt Sensor has been developed by the Institute of Nanotechnologies and Optical Technologies (iNano) at the Niederrhein University of Applied Science.
Adenosine is a modulator of many physiological and pathophysiological processes in the central nervous system (CNS).
The vibration sensor works with two optical fiber sensors with Bragg gratings, in combination with a bending beam and a broadband light source.
Exosomes are nano-sized, secreted cell organelles that are released by a huge variety of different cell species, including mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs). Containing a combination of lipids and proteins as well as RNAs, exosomes participate in intercellular communication processes.
Scientists at the MEET battery research center of the WWU Muenster and the Jacobs University Bremen have invented several new conducting salts for electrolytes. These show remarkable properties when used in lithium-ion batteries.
CorA as anthelmintic (Human filariasis)
Human filariasis (elephantiasis and river blindness) is caused by the nematodes W. bancrofti and O. volvulus, transmitted via blood sucking insects.
C4 plant selective herbicide
Weed infestations cause considerable crop yield losses worldwide. C4 weeds like Black-Grass, Cleavers, Green foxtail, Kochia and Barnyard Grass reduce yields of important C3 cereals such as rice, wheat, barley and oat.
Our society’s increasing energy demand requires a high degree of uninterrupted utilization of power generation plants.
Scientists at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Muenster and the Jacobs University Bremen have identified and synthesized substances that prevent an overload of lithium-ion batteries.
Dual intercalation secondary battery
The here presented technology offers electrochemical energy storage cells, in which positive and negative ions can be intercalated into both anode and cathode respectively.
Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries
The herein presented invention provides a method for the preparation of a cobalt oxide-carbon composite and its application as active material in electrodes for lithium-ion batteries.
Long-term culture associated changes need to be considered for quality control of cell preparations. The invention discloses a simple method to track cellular aging based on continuous DNA-methylation changes at six specific CpG sites.
Lasers as sources for coherent and intense light are used in many high-tech applications and medical devices. Generally, the generation of Laser-light is characterized by a significant level of optical and electrical energy input and low efficiency.
Diabrux is a user-friendly and the first bite film validated in clinical studies for the standardised, quantitative diagnosis of sleep bruxism. Diabrux is worn by the patient like a night splint. The device is based on a hard plate, which is covered by five specifically linked layers with different colours and defined abrasion properties. A fully automated evaluation software is provided for standardized, objective, quantitative analysis. Diabrux facilitates monitoring of bruxism activity. Thus, personalized therapy planning is possible and cost-intensive treatments can be scheduled more accurately.
FMED - Fluid matrix authentic substance scent source
The FMED Invention describes a preparation of moderately volatile organic explosives (e.g. TATP) in a fluid matrix. This solvent is chemically inert and olefactorically neutral.
Engineering approach for enzyme replacement therapy
Metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD) is a lysosomal storage disease caused by the deficient activity of arylsulfatase A (ASA).
Hardware-based security module
The hardware-based security module enables authentication of common information processing devices without having to modify them. It can be used for Bluetooth, Wifi, NFC, Zigbee applications or proprietary data transmission systems, as well as for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. It is more tamper-proof than previous encryption solutions.
Compensating for Leakage current
Efficient charging of traction batteries is a key technology for the success of electric vehicles on the market. To this end, concepts for transformerless on-board chargers are currently being increasingly considered. Interfering high leakage currents to ground can be prevented or compensated for by this invention.
Optimized Amplifier Circuit
Shunt current measurement techniques are used in electric cars and in the charging stations. Special control of the circuit allows amplifiers to be ramped up to the operating point very quickly, safely and reliably. The amplification factor can be adjusted over three orders of magnitude.
Digital Power Factor Correction
By using this new digital power factor correction, the electromagnetic interference in power electronic systems such as battery chargers, plug-in power supplies, computer power supplies or e-bike chargers can be significantly reduced.
The present invention allows to print the conduits submerged in non-miscible solvents of high density, such as fluorocarbons (e.g. C12F27N), that support the printed structure while it is being generated resulting in superior performance in relation to other methods. Viable cells 24 h after the printing process, as well as after 21 days in culture.
3D-TAM (Tumour Angiogenesis Model)
This model can be used to analyse tumour groth, tumour angiogenesis and therapeutic effects on the 3D-printed cell model. No animal tissue is needed. Therefore, this 3D-printed Tumour Model represents an ideal in-vitro-prescreening system for testing pharmaceuticals and diagnostics and might be able to circumvent or at least reduce the number of animal tests in drug development.
The new method for microwave thermography uses a commercially available HD optical camera and an indicator plate to convert the microwaves into a high-resolution, digital field distribution. The developed indicator plate allows microwave thermography between 1 GHz and 300 GHz.
Measure the smallest of currents of CMOS chips
Lab-on a chip applications often need to be able to measure the smallest currents on CMOS chips. Thanks to a new measurement circuit, an offset and 1/f noise compensated current-to-digital conversion can be integrated directly on the chip and thus a current measurement can be realized cost-efficiently over a very large measurement range (fA - µA).
The invention uses an individualized foot dummy to provide the possibility of examining the lower leg orthosis in order to enable adequate immobilization. To achieve this, the supporting leg is scanned and then additively manufactured in individual parts.
Production process for a highly sensitive biosensor made from a crossed nanowire-structure field-effect transistor. The cost effective CMOS compatible production process allows for e.g. biosignal monitoring of molecules like c-reactive protein (CRP), cardiac troponin (cTnI), electrogenic cells, or peptides such as amyloid-beta.
Modular charging station
This modular charging station for small, battery-operated devices like electric toothbrushes enables low-wear charging of batteries and reduces messy cabling.
Smart charging for electric vehicles
There is a growing trend for electric vehicles. Their drive batteries require charging at high power from the available AC power grid. Three-phase on-board chargers (OBCs) are used for this purpose at high power outputs of at least 11 KW.
Magnetic particles are often used to transport and/or separate biomolecules such as DNA or proteins. These particles have biochemically functionalized surfaces and are used as markers in analytical biotechnology and medical technology.
New Cryptophycins for ADC and SMDC
The present invention combines new synthetic ways to new Cryptophycin derivatives with alternative conjugation possibilites and pico-molar cytotoxicies, for ADC and SMDC synthesis.
Hydrophobic Phytic Acid Conversion
The innovation presented here concerns the production and use of hydrophobic phytic acid derivatives as an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional phosphate corrosion protection pre-treatments for steel.
Lock-In amplifiers are firmly anchored in everyday research. They offer excellent noise suppression for repeating signals. The degree of suppression, however, depends critically on the low-pass filter at the end of the signal processing chain.
Leakage-reduced sliding bearing
The new, energetically optimized sliding bearing with hydrostatic support efficiently reduces the drive power of machines. The stress on the bearing is held hydrostatically by pressure generated within the bearing.
Window for high temperatures
For the monitoring of highly complex processes in closed reaction vessels, it would often be desirable to be able to observe the process and monitor it by means of optical measuring systems.
Effective hydrogen production
At the Ruhr University Bochum an effective method was developed with which the coating of an electrode can be achieved with high long-term stability, especially during electrolysis such as alkaline water splitting. Due to the coating of the electrode surface with catalytically active material, a significant reduction in the required cell voltage is achieved.
Cancer is one of the main causes of death worldwide. One of the newer therapeutic approaches is photodynamic therapy (PDT), a treatment that uses a photosensitizing chemical substance, a particular type of light and oxygen.
Cholinergic activity enhancer
Acetylcholine (ACh) is an essential neurotransmitter with a major function in the central and peripheral nervous system. Furthermore, ACh plays a crucial role in the autonomic nervous system stimulating preganglionic parasympathetic and sympathetic nerve fibres and postganglionic parasympathetic neurons.
Spray freeze-drying combines the advantageous properties of the well-established techniques spray drying and freeze-drying.
Isokinetic aerosol sampling is currently only designed and used in very narrow speed ranges. However, known diffusers are only permanently adjustable and designed for a specific flow velocity.
MRGPRX4 Receptor Agonists and Antagonists
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are the largest group of membrane receptor proteins and represent the most successful targets of drug therapy.
With extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, the physician only has oxygenators in a few different sizes. A suitable volume would be particularly important for infants and small children in order to relieve the blood circulation.
Synthetic Image Data
Almost all car manufacturers are currently developing camera-based autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles.
BigPrint is a 3D printer based on the principle of Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM).
Optically switched resonant-tunneling diode
Resonant-tunneling diodes are semiconductor components that, due to the quantum mechanical effect of the tunnel, have a current-voltage characteristic with a negative differential resistance.
High-Redshift BODIPY Dyes
Fluorescent molecules are widely used in bioimaging and medicinal applications for several decades due to their high sensitivity and easy visibility.
Enzymatic reactions offer the possibility to synthesize new molecules with high selectivity and turnover.
SMA therapy approach
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive disorder based on the loss of the survival motor neuron 1 (SMN1) genes.
Preeclampsia is a potentially life-threatening multisystem disease affecting 4% to 8% of pregnant women after the 20th week of gestation (EGA).
Color flop effects without interference pigments
It is an innovative, cost-effective application method for the creation of color flop effects by means of effect pigments without costly interference pigments.
Determination of the degree of curing of a coating
The method is based on the fact that the polymer network in a cured coating is denser than in a coating that is less cured. It concerns a method by which chemical cross-linking and thus suitability for further processing can be determined for a system of coatings.
Intelligent charging for electric vehicles
Short charging times are essential for the acceptance of battery-powered vehicles. As a result, three-phase on-board chargers are increasingly being installed in electric vehicles as they significantly reduce charging times compared to single-phase charging circuits.
Scientists from Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences and the University of Siegen have developed halogen-free polystyrenes that intrinsically contain flame retardant components in the polymer chain.
Scientists at the University of Bielefeld successfully synthesized tetrakis(perfluoralkyl)gallate, tetrakis(perfluoralkenyl)gallate, and tetrakis(perfluoralkinyl)gallate
On the trail of plasma
Plasmas are used in a wide range of technical applications, including semiconductor technology. Plasma etching and plasma-induced material deposition are used to remove functional layers in a structured manner or to selectively generate surface hardening, cleaning and activation on the target surface.
Previous solutions or approaches to the elimination of oil spills on water surfaces consist either of actively working pumps, chemicals or materials that absorb the oil and then have to be cleaned or disposed of.
MRGX2 Receptor Antagonists
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are the largest group of membrane receptor proteins and represent the most successful targets of drug therapy.
DC-DC resonant converter
Flexible chargers for batteries (especially in the field of e-mobility), fuel cell applications or flexible photovoltaic battery combinations all contain switch-mode power supplies with DC converters, DC-DC converters in short.
Method for current measurement in half-bridge topologies
A number of different instrument transformers are used to determine voltage and current in regulated power electronics. Current measurement becomes more and more difficult with increasing current intensity, especially since the switching frequencies increase due to the use of modern (e.g. GaN) transistors and parasitic properties of the sensors must be minimized.
Split Inteins Without Active Site Cysteine
Inteins are protein domains that auto-catalyze protein-splicing of their flanking regions with a peptide bond.
The electrical power grid is undergoing a major transformation. Increasing numbers of decentralized feeders have been added in recent years and, in the future, there will be a large number of charging stations for electric vehicles that temporarily draw a large amount of electrical power from the power grid.
This invention describes a novel cardiotomy reservoir based on the degassing technology of liquids.
Future Display Technology
The presented technology is a two dimensional optical waveguide with very low attenuation.
Rotating yarn guide
The invention disclosure here describes a traversing device for yarns with which the yarn position can be moved between two end positions.
Structured Yarn Coating
This invention describes a spraying process for the structured coating of a yarn with functional materials in a continuous process.
PROvendis offers various research tools containing: Antibodies, Cell lines, Mouse models, Vectors
Most current radio transmission techniques use locally generated signals for the demodulation of the received signals. The electronic devices like synthesizers and local oscillators needed for the demodulation are expensive and require much space.
NMDAR Antagonists as new Antidiabetic Medication
According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), diabetes affects close to 400 million people worldwide and caused 500 billion Euros in health expenditure in 2013.