Electricity Producing Air Conditioners
BeCool is a natural powered air conditioner that produces electricity. This patent protected product eliminates air conditioner operating costs and transforms it into profits. This is possible through the production of electricity, which has a higher value than the cost of the natural gas consumed.
Nanowired delivery of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) attenuates pathophysiology of spinal cord injury and enhances brain derived neurotrophic factor and insulin like growth factor-1 concentrations in the plasma and the spinal cord
We found that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) given before spinal cord injury (SCI) attenuates functional recovery and cord pathology at 12 h however TiO2-nanodelivery thwarted cord pathology and improve functional recovery after 12 and 24 h SCI indicating that nanodrug delivery of MSCs has superior neuroprotective effects in SCI.
Nanoporous Boron Nitride for Oil-Water Separation
A new absorption material for the effective removal of oils, organic solvents and dyes from water has been developed. The highly porous BN nanosheets can absorb 30 times their own weight of oil in minutes and can be re-used many times by simply burning off the absorbed oil.
Refuelable carbon/air battery for off-grid power
The modular carbon/air power cell uses replaceable anodes of elemental carbon; a molten electrolyte (725 Â°C); cathodes and separators adapted from MCFC technology; and novel ceramics, to deliver 5.1 VDC at >100 W continuously for 4 months to power domestic electronics, lighting and appliances for off-grid consumers.
High Performance Light-Weight High-Entropy Alloys
NETL researchers have developed new, lighter, high-entropy alloy (HEA) formulations that have superior performance to conventional alloys and exhibit excellent balance among density, strength, ductility, high-temperature stability, oxidation resistance. A wide range of alloy densities can be tailored for particular applications by element selection and relative atomic fraction.
Compact Laser Spectroscopy for Downhole Applications
NETL has developed a new laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) design for that detects and measures of the concentration of elements. This device is ideal for a wide range of industrial applications and because of its innovative construction, can be produced at lower cost than the competition, while providing greater functionality.
Irradiated Road Surface System using Truck-Mounted Electron Beam Technology
Fermilab has developed a concept for truck-mounted electron accelerators that can be used for in situ treatment of freshly laid asphalt, turning it into a tougher, longer-lasting material. This could significantly extend the life of our roads and allow high quality pot-hole repair even on the coldest winter days.
Novel Systemic Drug Delivery System for Back of the Eye Diseases
Johns Hopkins researchers have developed a drug delivery system that selectively targets sites of inflammation. Agents in development include an antiâ€inflammatory agent for neuroinflammation and an approved corticosteroid for retinal degeneration.
Microfluidic hemoperfusion device for treatment of sepsis
We have developed a platform technology that leverages high flow rate microfluidics and advanced surface coatings to enable safe and efficient removal of pathogenic entities from blood. As an initial application we are focusing on removal of endotoxin for treatment of sepsis.
This is a novel pseudocapacitor as the electric power source for hybrid electric vehicles. The device, for the first time, utilizes highly reversible intercalational pseudocapacitance for both electrodes in non-aqueous electrolyte. It delivers high power density, long cycling life and high energy density at reasonable cost.
Nano-size carbon dots for neurotheranostics
Fluorescent nano-sized particles, Carbon dots, synthesized from definite carbohydrates for modulation of key processes in brain nerve terminals; for labelling and visualization of membrane compartments in the cells and usage in theranostics
Development of Agave angustifolia as a lignocellulosic feedstock for arid regions of the US and Mexico.
This program will establish a germplasm collection of Agave at Universidad AutÃ³noma del Estado de MÃ©xico (UAEM). UAEM has developed a somatic embryogenesis platform for wild isolates of Agave angustifolia Haw collected in deserts around Zumpahuacan, Mexico. UNT researchers are developing transformation system and are conducting next generation sequencing.
Ionic Liquid Redox Flow Battery Prototyping
We have created ionic-liquid electrolytes with non-aqueous membranes and cell designs for higher energy density flow batteries. We are projecting a four-fold improvement in energy density through higher voltages and utilizing materials with multiple charge states. The advancement of this technology comes from simultaneously tuning both electrolytes and membranes.
Nanoparticle-enhanced Ionic Liquids
Nanoparticle-enhanced Ionic Liquids (NEILS) is a replacement to traditional heat transfer fluid. The incorporation of nanoparticles into Ionic Liquids (ILs), which can potentially increase thermal conductivity by 7%, forms suspensions known as Nanoparticle-enhanced Ionic Liquids (NEILS). The advantage of NEILS over ILs is an increased heat capacity and non-volatility.
High-Density Magnetic Data Storage Using Acoustic Strain
Present day hard disk drives employ storage media with high coercivity to ensure data are stable to loss. In our technology, otherwise unwritable high coercivity media are made writeable by temporarily and locally lowering the coercivity using strain effected by focusing acoustic waves.
SolFilm - Nanowire film
SolFilmâ„¢ consists of gallium arsenide (GaAs) nanowires, a proven high quality semi-conductor material, which holds demonstrated conversion efficiency records. A relatively small, manufacturing facility will be able to provide hundreds of megawatts worth of novel nano materials to module makers worldwide.
Non-cooperative source mobile device locator
It relates to a position location method, which uses the deviceâ€™s Doppler dispersion to calculate an arrival angle and the signalâ€™s covered distance. With the information generated it proposes the possible target location.
Nano Ebers: Effective Honey Chitosan Nanofiber Antimicrobial Wound Dressing
â€œNano Ebersâ€ wound dressing are electrospun nanofibers made from unusually high concentrations of honey (>50%) and chitosan. Nano Ebers, which can be further optimized to contain additional natural antimicrobials and wound healing materials, exhibit favorable higher antimicrobial and wound healing properties compared to commercial dressings.
Novel source of clean inexhaustible energy
This suggestion reveals a new yet not recognized type of energy in the physical world. The surmised new energy is extracted from impetuses of information-processing clocking pulses in the holographic Universe, the so-callled "hot-cloking" effect. Most evidently this energy reveals in what is erroneously attributed to "Cold fusion"
Low-Altitude Laser Altimeter to Assist UAV Autolanding
A lightweight, laser-based sensor system that augments an onboard autopilot with accurate altitude and attitude measurements, enabling automated landing of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Computer Network Providing Redundant Data Traffic Control Features And Related Methods
The invention is a robust network data access environment that may be used to provide desired data traffic management, even when there are sudden instances of unusually high demand for data. The approach enables conserving network resources and yet distribute content to different users at different times or â€œon demandâ€.
Nanoparticle-based Holographic Display
This display system makes use of nanoparticles, able to be produced in bulk, whose light-scattering properties can be controlled to display an image with depth perception (in essence, holographic) on non-powered transparent or opaque surfaces including windshields, windows, glasses, handheld devices, and even fabrics.
Augmented Reality Solution for Sterile Field Proximity / Contact Detection and Visualization
A new computer-based sensing (e.g., passive/active computer vision), tracking, proximity/contact detection, event chaining, and visualization techniques to transform sterile field training techniques and clinical practices into an exercise that automates oversight and provides visual/auditory indications of performance to decrease nosocomial infections.
Improved Deep Brain Stimulation System for Increased Therapeutic Efficacy
Deep Brain Stimulation system for the treatment of Parkinsonâ€™s disease. The system is optimized for therapeutic efficacy, reduced side effects, and patient comfort. Optimization focuses the electrical stimulation to only the targeted brain area, substantially reducing the power demands, and allowing for miniaturization of system components.
LIGHT: Immunotherapy for treatment of primary tumors and metastatic disease
LIGHT is a multiâ€pronged immunotherapeutic approach for the treatment of cancer. LIGHT supercharges an antiâ€tumor immune response by recruiting immune cells to tumor sites and by stimulating T cell activation. LIGHT therapy destroys distant metastases and creates immune memory, blocking cancer recurrence.
Solution Processable Silicon Nanoparticle Inks
Plasma based methods to produce and modify silicon nanoparticles which provides nanoparticle inks that can be cast into films or deposited using printing and other techniques that are compatible with roll-to-roll manufacturing.
Improved Cyclophane synthetic method
The inventors developed an improved method of synthesizing cyclophanes.
A key piece of any artificial retina implant is the interface of an electronic signal with the neurons of the plexiform layer of the retina. Traditionally this connection is accomplished using an array of electrodes to send the signals to the neurons.
TiO2 nanowired Cerebrolysin for neuroprotection in concussive head injury
Our innovation shows that intravenous administration of TiO2 nanowired-tagged Cerebrolysin (Ever NeuroPharma, Austria) that is a balanced composition of several neurotrophic factors and active peptide fragments enhanced neuroprotection after concussive head injury (CHI) in rat model (5 ml/kg 1 to 2 h after CHI) as compared to normal cerebrolysin.
Depression in Military is effectively prevented by PLGA-encapsulated Cerebrolysin therapy
Depression in military is a serious problem in young boys and girls affecting performances. Deficiency of neurotrophic factors in the brain could be the cause. Our innovation shows that exogenous supplement of Cerebrolysin, containing selected neurotrophic factors prevented depression in model experiment that was most marked with PLGA encapsulated cerebrolysin.
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