Congratulations Dr. Yang-Ki Hong!

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Congratulations Dr. Yang-Ki Hong!

The Office for Technology Transfer would like to congratulate Dr. Yang-Ki Hong on receiving a patent for entitled “Through the Earth communication systems and methods.”

This technology involves a spiral ferrite structured antenna that enhances signal strength in wireless communications by generating a more intense signal through the utilization of the same power supply as the commonly used loop antenna. Dr. Hong’s structural design is more efficient and allows for a size reduction of the antenna.

This technology has applications in fields that require telecommunications through the Earth such as the mining industry, or even the military. Additionally, it could be applied to everyday wireless communication devices.

Dr. Hong has been a professor at The University of Alabama since 2006 in the electrical and computer engineering departments. He also works in the Center of Materials for Information Technology. Throughout his career, Dr. Hong has received 13 patents, made 100 publications, and has 8 US Provisional Patents.

For more information on Dr. Hong’s technology, or any of the other technologies at OTT, please visit ott.ua.edu.

The Office for Technology Transfer would like to congratulate Dr. Yang-Ki Hong on receiving a patent for entitled “Through the Earth communication systems and methods.”

This technology involves a spiral ferrite structured antenna that enhances signal strength in wireless communications by generating a more intense signal through the utilization of the same power supply as the commonly used loop antenna. Dr. Hong’s structural design is more efficient and allows for a size reduction of the antenna.

This technology has applications in fields that require telecommunications through the Earth such as the mining industry, or even the military. Additionally, it could be applied to everyday wireless communication devices.

Dr. Hong has been a professor at The University of Alabama since 2006 in the electrical and computer engineering departments. He also works in the Center of Materials for Information Technology. Throughout his career, Dr. Hong has received 13 patents, made 100 publications, and has 8 US Provisional Patents.

For more information on Dr. Hong’s technology, or any of the other technologies at OTT, please visit ott.ua.edu.

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