Reduce Soot Using Oxide Nanoparticles to Increase Engine Efficiency
University of Central Florida, Florida, United States
This fuel additive comprising engineered ceria nanoparticles when mixed with hydrocarbon-containing combustible fuels offers a significant increase in engine efficiency with a reduction in soot and other combustion by-products.
Primary Application Area: Automotive & Transportation
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 4
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: This invention provides an efficient method of burning fuel and reducing soot formation during combustion. It would benefit any company that is subject to emissions regulations, including businesses using power-plant and central steam heat boilers. It can also be used to reduce emissions and increase efficiency in internal combustion engines.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 724
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
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Primary Sources of Funding: University
Looking for: Development / License Partners