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Press Release 07-092
Young Inventors' Research Transforms the Marketplace

Interdisciplinary study gives birth to new products and processes; August is National Inventors' Month

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Grad student in laboratory with his laptop-size invention, the Mini-Z

Brian Schulkin, an IGERT trainee and doctoral student in physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has invented an ultralight, handheld terahertz spectrometer called the Mini-Z. He is the winner of the first-ever $30,000 Lemelson-Rensselaer Student Prize.

Credit: Rensselaer/Kris Qua


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