Margin Assessment of Lumpectomy Specimens within the Surgical Suite
AccuMargin's 3D specimen imaging system enables workflow-friendly assessment of margins in real-time within the operating suite. Using proprietary algorithms, AccuMarginâ€™s system enables a surgeon to visualize a lumpectomy specimen in 3D and assess whether margins are clean in order to improve clinical outcomes of breast conserving surgeries.
Active Aerodynamic Systems
Actasys is a startup company concentrating on the development and delivery of active aerodynamics control systems for air management. Our primary market is the transportation industry with the objective of increasing fuel efficiency.
Nanobiomimetic reagent-free technology
Nanobiomimetic reagent-free technology is based on direct electrochemical communication between the sensor and the analyte without third party involved. It offers 0.1 Âµm3 spatial and 3 ms temporal resolution per image based on aWHr energy change at early asymptomatic stage diseases without environmental contamination and no protein interference.
Self-Excited Induction Generator (SEIG) for optimized hydrogen fuel production from multi-turbine windplants
The robust, inexpensive induction motor may be operated as a self-excited autonomous generator, producing wild AC, rectified to wild DC, to drive an electrolysis plant. This eliminates the costly grid connection a power quality requirements: total energy production is delivered as hydrogen fuel for transportation and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) regeneration.
Booth: 11M - 11T
SMARTYÂ® â€“ Advanced Protection for Fall Mitigation.
SMARTY utilizes a patented, highly efficient dilatant/honeycomb impact resistance material system (EVO2â„¢) to reduce traumatic brain injury for older adults and for persons prone to falls. The protective headgear is designed for aesthetic appeal and comfort by using advanced materials and customized manufacturing techniques.
Traumatic brain injury repair with neurotropic factors and coral scaffold
A breakthrough method for nervous tissue repair using a graft system for regenerative medicine of injured brain and spinal cord, with implications for therapy of tissue loss following neurodegenerative diseases. It's based on synchronous usage of two components: a novel material mixture and a bioactive coral skelton scaffold
Improved Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
Researchers at ASU have developed a novel electrolyte that works in hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells and increases the operating temperature to over 285 degrees Celsius with improved conductivity over standard phosphoric acid electrolytes.
An Anti-reflective and Anti-Soiling Coating for Glass
ARL Designs has developed a unique process for the fabrication of a low-cost, anti-reflective, self-cleaning superhydrophobic coating for glass. Results demonstrate high optical transmission, low-angular dependence of transmission properties, mechanical and chemical stability. Technology is available today for prototypes. Scale-up for manufacturing will use currently available tools.
Auto Tracking Antenna Platform
This technology is a continuously rotating antenna mounting platform on which multiple antennas can be mounted. This system enables all antennas on the platform to be moved simultaneously to track the same object. The platform is capable of continuous rotation in azimuth and vertical +/-180 degrees.
Self-contained flexible solar power systems
We have utilized our flexible monolithically integrated photovoltaics into a foldable, integrated power generation, management, storage, and distribution system. The ruggedness and robustness of our PV system, combined with the power system, enables users to have a means to charge small and medium-sized electronic components off-grid.
Standalone System Support Module (SSSM)
ASTRAâ€™s self-powered, autonomous, Standalone System Support Module (SSSM) provides power and communication capability to support our customersâ€™ need to operate various assets in remote locations, including environmental sensors and other monitoring and communications equipment.
Synthetic Immunotherapy Platform for Vaccine Development
Avalia Immunotherapies has developed a platform technology to deliver therapeutic cancer vaccines that activate the most powerful tumor-fighting cells in the body. The vaccines are discrete synthetic compounds that deliver both a cancer-specific peptide antigen and a powerful immune system activator simultaneously to dendritic cells.
Thin Film Solar Cells
Beet Inc. is developing a new thin film solar cell technology to achieve 25% conversion efficiency. The proposed technology, based on an unrestricted supply of materials, enables simple polycrystalline thin-film solar cell manufacturing in a tandem geometry that is scalable for global deployment for on- and off-grid applications.
Microbiome Based Diagnostic for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Biomecite Diagnostics is commercializing an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) diagnostic based on a microbiome signature technology developed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The technology uses a statistical, computational method to rapidly and comprehensively characterize and compare metagenomic data based on sequence composition.
Vacuum Flanges and Flange Devices
Novel ultrahigh vacuum-compatible vacuum flanges and flange devices are constructed from high conductivity and high yield strength materials. The flange devices are presented in which heat removal is accomplished by water cooling channels machined in the flange itself. These flanges and flange devices are compact, cost-effective and highly reliable.
Fast Superconducting Re-closer for Medium voltage Grid Applications
The innovation is a new device that combines zero conduction loss of a superconducting switch and fast operation of a semiconducting device. It also enables high off-resistance and fast operation. It addresses a gap in technology for reliable fast power switching in the current AC and future DC grid.
Booth: 35M - 35T
Graphene biosensors for pathogens
A new low-cost biosensing method for detecting large sized analytes, by taking advantage of the optical properties of quantum dots and graphene oxide.
Booth: 35M - 35T
Inline monitor for nanofabrication
InlineNano is a device that monitors film thickness, imprint defects, and more of nanofabricated materials, inline and in real time.
SOEC/SOFC reversible system
A reversible system, able to operate either in electrolysis mode (to produce hydrogen) or in fuel cell mode (to produce electricity), suitable to store intermittent renewable energies, the switch between electrolysis and fuel cell mode depending on the availability/requirements and price of electricity.
Inorganic (GaN â€“ InGaN) microLED arrays for light projection or Head Up Displays and Head Mounted Displays
A pixilation technology of GaN-InGaN epiwafers compatible with all substrate materials was developed to produce 10Âµm-pitch or less microdiodes with a reduced number of process steps. It enables new generation of arrays with higher density and higher fill factor
FLOWPAD is a generic microfluidics platform that responds to the need for miniaturization and integration of laboratory procedures into lab-on-chip devices. Depending of the design of the consumable microfluidic cartridge, FLOWPAD is able to address biology, healthcare, security or environmental applications
Lightweight power cartridge
Cella are developing a lightweight power source which has three times the energy per kilogram of a lithium polymer battery. It is based on a solid state hydrogen storage coupled with a fuel cell. The hydrogen supply is stable at room temperature and has no moving parts or liquids.
Water Purification Technology for Rapid Removal of a Broad Spectrum of Toxic Chemicals
Our technology is comprised of specially designed ligands tethered to a felt-like material. The base material adsorbs common contaminants while the ligands efficiently "snatch up" organic and inorganic toxins; including arsenic, mercury, lead and a broad spectrum of organic chemicals. The adsorbent is flexible, scalable and regenerable with low back-pressure.
IsoLine Component Line
ColossusEPC Inc., has developed a ground reference component that utilizes light energy to present a viable method of grounding electricity that improves the operation of electronics, while providing unlimited adaptability and efficiency in amplifying, generating, converting, transforming, and otherwise conditioning power and isolating signals.
I-PASS: Intracranial Pressure Assessment and Screening System
I-PASS utilizes three small external sensors to calculate intracranial pressure (ICP). ICP is an important marker of brain health, but there is no current system for monitoring it noninvasively. I-PASS uses near-infrared sensors on the forehead, ear, and finger for blood flow information, from which ICP is calculated.
Variable Grid Method for Simultaneously Visualizing Spatial Data Trends and Uncertainty
NETLâ€™s Variable Grid Method (VGM) allows users to identify spatial patterns, trends, and uncertainties in data and interpretations, enabling identification of research biases and knowledge gaps. This highly-adaptable approach can be used to support a variety of research, management, and decision-making needs.
Vapor-grafted polymer coating for increased condenser efficiency
DropWise Technologies Corp. is developing an innovative new coating material and vapor-based application process to boost the thermal performance of condensers used in a wide range of thermal-fluid processes, from power generation and desalination to chemical refining and refrigeration.
Ultrastrong Kevlar nano-fibers for lithium batteries
Our technology is a kevlar-based separator that can be used as Li-ion/Li-S battery separators. The separator combines competitive thermal and mechanical properties, allowing for high capacity, high discharge rate batteries that can withstand the harsh operating conditions being seen today.
Injection Locked Magnetron with Phase and Amplitude Control
Fermilab recently demonstrated regulation of amplitude and phase in narrow band Radio Frequency (RF) devices, eg superconducting RF cavities, driven by constant power output devices, eg magnetrons. Technology enables use of low cost, high efficiency magnetrons for RF power sources, where tight vector control is required.
Gapless and Seamless Wafer-Scale Detector System for High Resolution Imaging
The technology is a pixelated detector system whose basic module size well exceeds that of any currently available device. Its size is equal to that of a full sensor wafer, and the device is completely seamless with no dead zones.
WireCAP: a Novel Packet Capture Engine for Commodity NICs in High-speed Networks
WireCAP is a novel packet capture engine for commodity network interface cards (NICs) in high-speed networks. This new paradigm essentially exploits the computing parallelism of multicore systems and the inherent data parallelism of network traffic to accelerate packet capturing and processing.
Real-Time Full-duplex Transceiver (RIFT) Technology
GenXCommâ€™ product: RIFT, is a true in-band full-duplex wireless solution for enterprise networks & systems. We enable 1GBPS Wireless backhaul and mesh-networks in the 900MHz band over a distance of 40kms and 5.1MHz ISM band for under 10kms.
Cost-effective Thermoelectric Conversion of Waste Heat to Electricity
Our goal is to develop and commercialize a Thermo-electric (TE) conversion product that is at least 25% efficient and 10x less expensive than current approaches, will scavenge waste heat by converting it to electricity. The electricity can be used by the customer directly or stored in batteries or ultra-capacitors.
A portable, hand-held device that can detect and identify bacteria in fluids (water, blood, urine etc.) in under 30 minutes as opposed to the current standard of 24-48 hours. It uses a patent-pending silicon technology developed at Yale University to detect single bacteria directly, without any need for culture growth.
Ceramic Antimicrobial Coatings -Pulsed Pressure CVD
Koti Technologies applies highly active photo-catalytic coatings using a proprietary Pulsed Pressure Chemical Vapor Deposition method (PPMOCVD). PPMOCVD allows the rapid application of highly photo-catalytic ceramic coatings to objects such as door handles, lift buttons and hand rails to impart hard wearing, long lasting, antimicrobial properties.
Renewable power supply, Msterial, EMC
Three cutting-edge technologies from KANAZAWA University-Japanese National University Corporation 1. Energy harvester using magnetostrictive material, 2. Vibration control device with Magneto-rheological Material and 3.On-site Electro Magnetic field visualization system.
Silicon carbide matrix composite with increased fracture toughness and thermal shock resistance
Ceramic matrix composites are expected to replace the conventional alloys/metal components in the aircraft engines. While maintaining its thermal shock resistance and fracture toughness, this novel SiC fiber-reinforced SiC material is free from fiber/matrix interface thus does not require a costly process to control interface thickness to prevent its oxidation.
Micro surgical Microscope / The intraoperative surgical optical coherence tomography probe
The main advantage of this method is that the real-time OCT image can be visualized through one of the eye-piece lenses of the surgical microscope and microscope image can be viewed through the remaining eye-piece lens simultaneously. In this system, the high accuracy and the stability was ensured.
Neuromonitoring medical screw / Medical implant system preventing nerve damage
Neuromonitoring pedicle screw consists of original pedicle screw, conducting line, and electrical stimulating driver. Conductive portion of the pedicle screw can stimulate the nerve root or spinal cord.
Continuous lithographic technique and exposure apparatus
We produce a continuous lithographic techniques and the apparatus to produce micro/nano patterns in continuous manner. A basic fabrication process shares with typical photolithography, but continuous process was achieved by using cylindrical mask and exposure units. This technique can be used in semiconductor fabrication, display related field and so on.
Diagnosis of Kidney diseases
Diagnosis of kidney diseases via urinary proteins This technology is designed to easily detect various kidney diseases including chronic renal failure, acute renal failure, IgA nephropathy, diabetic nephropathy, and so on. In addition, this technology evaluates prognosis of kidney diseases.
Polymeric dispersants for graphenes
We developed amphiphilic block copolymers for exfoliation of highly ordered pyrolytic graphites and their dispersions. This technique provides better dispersion stability through non-covalent modification of graphene minimizing defects. Unlike graphene oxides or reduced graphene oxides, exfoliated pyrolytic graphites (i.e. graphene) show better barrier and electrical properties due to the minial defects.
Opticondistor (OTV) - An optically controlled wide band gap switch
This technology is called the opticondistior or OTV (US Pat. Appl.13/928,322). It is an optically-controlled wide-bandgap device similar to a transistor, but without the limitation of a controlling junction. Being optically-controlled, it has unlimited voltage and current capability and can be used in a wide variety of market segments.
Graphene 3D macroassemblies: â€œBulkâ€ Graphene
Graphene materials produced in a â€œbulkâ€ fashion are made possible by synthesis and manufacturing methods developed at LLNL. These methods produce high density graphene monolithsâ€”a 3D structure of graphene sheets crosslinked by covalent carbon bonds. The 3D macroassemblies have high conductivities and mechanical strength.
Rubber Biosynthesis: Nanolipoprotein particle platform for â€œex vivoâ€ rubber production
LLNL has developed and tested plant-free production of natural rubber polymer using NLP-stabilized rubber transferase, the enzyme used by plants for rubber production. Nanolipoprotein particles (NLPs) are nanometer-sized, discoidal particles that self-assemble from purified apolipoprotein and phospholipid. When rubber transferase embeds in the NLP plant-free biosynthetic rubber is produced.
Design of a Miniature Medical Oxygen Concentrator
A miniature medical oxygen concentrator was designed based on a novel, single-bed, 4-step Rapid Pressure Swing Adsorption Process for continuous supply of 90% O2 from ambient air. The Lehigh patented design requires 50% of the adsorbent inventory in a typical commercial-unit and also lowers the power consumption by 10%.
Parallel Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging with Space-Division Multiplexing
The first approach is to develop high-speed line-scan cameras or high sweep rate tunable lasers.The second approach is to use parallel detection channels to improve OCT imaging speed.
Biomedically Superior Bioactive Glasses with Engineered Nanostructure
A novel engineered nanostructure and method for biomedically superior bioactive glasses are presented here. This invention enables the production of porous biodegradable bioactive glass for bone scaffolds.
Narrow-beam emission: New antenna-feedback scheme for metal-cavity semiconductor lasers
A new distributed-feedback technique is developed to dramatically improve the laser beam patterns and increase the output power levels of THz quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). The invention enables a new kind of THz semiconductor laser with enhanced performance and suitability for mass-production
A Novel Decontamination Process for Powders for Transparent Ceramics
The invention describes a pretreatment process to remove unwanted impurities in ceramic powders by treating powders in ultra-high vacuum with or without concurrent heating for extended period of time. The process does not modify the physical characteristics of the powders resulting in better product quality because of reduced batch-to-batch variations.
Carbon Nanostructure-based Immunoassay
This invention is a rapid, field-use immunoassay device that utilizes nanostructures to quickly provide unambiguous, easily-visible detection of disease. The deviceâ€™s sensitivity allows pathogen sub-strain differentiation and â€œreal timeâ€ epidemiology. The elimination of dye tagging removes the need for supporting microscopes and photometers and also reduces false positive results.
Novel Lab-on-a-CD Microfluidic Device
The â€œlab-on-a-discâ€ uses centrifugal force to drive fluid through its processing channels. Fluid pathways and pendency are controlled by varying the disc's rotation. The disposable disc is transparent, permitting spectroscopic monitoring, and crafted by conventional embossing techniques. The lab-on-a-disc is suitable for immunoassays, DNA PCR, and chromatography.
Crystalline Nanospheres to Increase Solar Efficiency
This invention is a new type of nanoparticle that can be incorporated into solar cells, improving the mobility of electrons excited by solar energy. These more mobile electrons are far likelier to be harvested as usable electricity. This fundamental change in mobility may produce efficiencies exceeding existing theoretical limits.
Automated Video Analytics System for Surveillance
This invention provides the capability for automatically recognizing activities in videos and objects in images. For satellite imagery, it has a recognition rate of 97%. It can recognize both human and vehicle activities in a video in real time to provide actionable intelligence. Applications include security and traffic surveillance.
Nanoparticle Formulation of Oral Paclitaxel
This invention is a novel nanoparticle formulation that utilizes natural plant derivatives to increase the solubility and permeability of paclitaxel and allow for oral administration. The derivatives replace harmful chemical and synthetic solvents normally required for paclitaxel to be absorbed and can potentially reduce the side effects of drug treatment.
Baton Rouge, LA
Bitter Flavor Masking Mixtures
Mixtures have been developed that have a superior ability to mask bitter and off flavors in foods and beverages. The primary application of this is reducing the amount of sodium chloride in foods, though it can also be applied to sweeteners like glycerine to increase their relative content.
Baton Rouge, LA
Nanoparticle Matrix for Delivery of Natural Bioactive Components
This technology is a method to synthesize polymer matrices that entrap bioactive compounds such as lutein. Lutein can come from sources like yellow flowers and corn. The matrix has tunable properties that can greatly enhance the stability of entrapped compounds that can be used as antioxidants.
Global/Local Monitoring of Energy Consumption
Increasing electric energy production leads to consequences unknown right now. Satellite observations of triggered by terragenic impacts emissions present possibility for monitoring man-made impacts and forecast possible critical levels. Further methodology development may provide a tool allowing monitoring energy production and consumption on both planetary and local scales.
Meros drug and biologic delivery polymers
Meros drug delivery polymers provide enhanced solubility, stability and sustained release of pharmaceuticals for multiple routes of administration. Bio-compatible and biodegradable, the polymers self-assemble into drug-loaded micelles, which can be further processed by lyophilisation or spray-drying, suitable for formulation using conventional methods and facilities.
We present a highly flexible, highly-efficient solar power module that is 2-3 times more efficient than thin-film flexible solar cells. Our modules provide high specific power (450 W/kg), are esthetically pleasing, allow color customization, and have a bend radius up to 1mm. Potential applications include national security and mobile electronics.
Novel 3D-Printing on the Nanoscale for Tailored Sensors and Electronics
nano3DSenseâ„¢ is a novel Bottom-Up approach for rapid prototyping and highly customizable manufacturing of sensors on the nanoscale. A new 3D-Printing method has been invented to apply sensors on arbitrary surfaces and materials, where they are available for a great variety of MEMS/NEMS applications, such as force, strain, pressure sensors.
Wireless, One-Way, Sensor to Base Station Monitoring System for Explosive and Non-hazardous Environments
A base station and at least one sensor unit mounted at some distance away, in wireless, one-way communication with the base station. Lies dormant until it receives a voltage trigger from a vibration sensitive switch which consumes no stored power from the battery. Takes measurement, transmits data, returns to dormancy.
Conical, Floating Piston Isolation Valve
Inside this valve, a hollow, moveable, balanced, floating piston presses against a stationary solid seat, using the working fluid or an external pressure source to seal it. Seats with the same amount of force with metal-to-metal or soft seats. No large conventional valve actuator or valve stem.
Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B)
NASA Armstrongâ€™s automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) system provides enhanced communications, command-and-control operations, and efficient sense-and-avoid capabilities for unmanned aerial systems (UAS). This innovation solves many of the technical problems related to the safety and operation of UAS in the National Airspace System (NAS) shared with traditional aircraft.
Highly Elastic Strain Gage for Low Modulus Materials
This strain gage is for highly elastic, low Youngâ€™s modulus materials. Conventional foil strain gage technology, including fiber optics, is limited to 20% strains and inherently locally stiffens low modulus materials, reducing strain transfer to sensor. This technology is capable of measuring 125% strains for highly elastic materials.
Improved Ground Collision Avoidance
NASA Armstrong has developed an improved ground collision avoidance technology for aircraft. Using algorithms developed for fighter aircraft, this mobile/handheld platform that can be used on general aircraft. The system offers high fidelity terrain mapping, enhanced vehicle performance modeling, multidirectional avoidance techniques, and user-friendly warning systems.
Novel Peak-Seeking Algorithm to Optimize Performance of Dynamic Systems
This peak-seeking control algorithm automatically optimizes a dynamic system in real time to meet a specified performance objective. Originally developed for aviation applications, this algorithm can be applied to a broad class of engineering problems in a wide range of industries.
Software for Real-Time, High-Resolution Terrain Information in Computing-Constrained Environments
Data adaptive algorithms are the critically enabling technology for automatic collision avoidance system efforts at NASAâ€™s Armstrong Flight Research Center. These Armstrong-developed algorithms provide an extensive and highly efficient encoding process for global-scale digital terrain maps (DTMs) along with a real-time decoding process to locally render map data.
Aeroplastic, New Composite Materials with Reduced Heat Transfer and Increased Flame Retardancy
A new composite system formulated using commodity grade and engineered grade polymers. The composites can be fabricated into fibers, molded, or otherwise processed into useable articles. Use of this technology reduces the thermal conductivity and peak heat releases rates of the base polymer between 20%-50% while maintaining or enhancing the mechanical properties.
Fiber optic shape/position sensor
NASA Langley researchers have developed and patented a technology for determining the position, in three dimensions, of any point on a multi-core optical fiber bundle. The technology, which integrates Fiber-Bragg-Grating sensors, allows for near-real-time monitoring of deflection, end position, and locationâ€”even in fibers that may be experiencing external twisting.
Controlled metal nanoparticle substrate deposition
NASA Langley has developed and patented a new class of materials by depositing nanometer-sized metal or metal-oxide particles onto various surfaces without the use of reducing agents, solvents or other environmentally unfriendly chemicals. New hybrid materials will have applications in catalysis, structural composites, optics, and antenna manufacturing.
In Situ Performance Monitoring of Piezoelectric Sensors
In-situ measurement system that monitors performance of piezoelectronic sensors/accelerometers, such as resonant frequency, response, cable status, connectivity, bonding and linear range. Tested in a wide frequency range, >200 MHz, in place without specially constructed transducers or wiring. Assessments are conducted with hand held test equipment or integrated into instrumentation systems.
Field Deployable PiezoElectric Gravimeter (PEG)
Piezoelectric stimulus-response quantification based gravimeter (PEG) quantifies gravitational effects on piezoelectric elements. Shear mode piezoelectric elements provided with excitation energy causing highly reproducible response across a full frequency spectrum, i.e., the piezoelectric stimulus-response effect. Piezoelectric transducer takes static measurements versus conventional use that requires a dynamically changing quantity.
Unformatted Serial ADC and Data Link
A method for de-serialization of streaming raw data from an Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC). Proposed is a chipset that would allow a high-speed, resolution-agnostic ADC to operate remotely at the end of an optical fiber without any of the usual overhead at the source normally associated with digital fiber-optic links.
Non-Specular Reflective Surface Treatment
A surface treatment to break up the reflections of radio waves to eliminate dropouts and hot spots. For radio waves, this surface, compared to a flat surface, is reflective in a way similar to how a piece of white paper is reflective compared to a mirror for visible light.
Laser Range Finder
A ranging system for accurately measuring the distance to retro-reflectors for lengths greater than 100 meters is developed using fiber optic technology. Improved accuracy and determination of absolute distances is accomplished by combining a time of flight measuring technique with a differential phase technique.
Real Time Monitoring System for trace analytes e.g. phosphate in Water
A low cost and highly sensitive sensor for phosphate monitoring (freshwaters). The sensor arranged to increase the low concentrations in water to high concentrations by selectively complexing phosphates diffused from a diffusive layer and employing a binding phase for absorbance detection. The accumulated phosphates are detected by light emitting diodes.
A system to detect, monitor and share real-time brainwave information for multiple applications / EMOSIS
EMOSIS is a brain-health platform, comprising of head-wearable device, emotive detection algorithm, centralized database and mobile visualization app. The device tracks brainwave signals and uses the detection algorithm to identify emotive states. This brain-health data is wirelessly stored on a database, whereby the app can retrieve and visualize anywhere anytime.
Liquid Light Wireless Sensor for Structural Damage Detection
The device comprising of two solutions contained in separate chambers, lights up when the device is bent/deformed during a damage event e.g. structural damage, landslide,etc. Being a non-electrical sensing device, it does not generate spark. A wireless light-detection circuitry allows the â€œwarningâ€ light signal to deliver wirelessly to the owner.
Cost Effective Kaolinite-based Porous Ceramic Supports with High Permeability and Mechanical Strength
This technology relates to a mechanically stable (10 MPa) and highly permeable Darcy's permeability of ~1.5E-013 m2) porous ceramic matrix, made using kaolinite doped with a small quantity of another element. This technique is also applicable to the fabrication of planar porous ceramic membrane or panels.
Solid-State Fermentation for Production of Succinic Acid from Renewable Biomass
This technology relates to the use of solid-state fermentation to produce succinic acid from sugarcane bagasse. Succinic acid produced via this method is highly concentrated (~80%) and incurs much lower purification costs compared to submerged ferementation where energy intensive purifications eg distillation is used for purification.
Multicolor Upconversion Microrods for Anti-Counterfeiting Application
This technology relates to a material suitable for use in anti-counterfeiting applications. The material comprises of lanthanide-doped microrods with strong upconversion luminescence for instant decoding under an optical microscope. The micro-rod has dual colour (a main colour for the rod and a second colour at both ends of the rod).
Process For High Surface Area Mesoporous Activated Carbons From Waste Biomass
This technology relates to an activated carbon material, derived from biomass, comprising of ~100% mesoporosity and >2.5 cm3/g mesopore volume. The BET surface area is >1500 m2/g. Any biomass can be used, including coconut shell, palm kernal shell and saw dust.
Chitosan Ultra-Thin Film Composite Nanofiltration Membranes
The technology relates to an ultra-thin high performance chitosan rejection layer over a polyethersulfone (PES) membrane support for heavy metal removal by nanofiltration(NF). The pure water permeability of the membrane is ~3.45 L/m2/h/bar and rejection to magnesium chloride, lead nitrate and nickel chloride is 96.3%, 93.0% and 96.3% respectively.
Chitosan Ultra-Thin Film Composite Nanofiltration Membranes
The technology relates to an ultra-thin high performance chitosan rejection layer over a polyethersulfone (PES) membrane support for heavy metal removal by nanofiltration(NF). The pure water permeability of the membrane is ~3.45 L/m2/h/bar and rejection to magnesium chloride, lead nitrate and nickel chloride is 96.3%, 93.0% and 96.3% respectively.
Surfactant-Free Nanocomposite Microparticles for Fast Redispersion and Dissolution of Active Nanoparticle Agents
NJIT has developed a formulation platform technology that enables surfactant-free, fast dissolution and delivery of active nanoparticle agents for enhancing the bio-availability, functionality and/or activity of nanoparticle agent(s) during use by consumers and/or customers.
Thin Films with Self-Assembled Monolayers Embedded on their Surfaces
NJIT has invented a novel technique for the formation of thin films with self-assembled monolayers of particles embedded on their surfaces. These films can be coated onto the surface of materials to modify their mechanical, thermal, electrical, and optical properties. The technique is scalable and cost-effective.
Carbon Nanotube Membrane for Sea, Brackish and Frack Water Desalination
NJIT's carbon nanotube enhanced membrane process can be operated as a â€œlow-costâ€ â€œlow-energyâ€ technology especially using low grade heat sources, such as waste heat or solar energy. It can handle higher salt concentrations than reverse osmosis and requires less pre-treatment.
Compound Thin Films for Opto-Electronic Applications
Compound thin films, e.g. metal oxides or mixed metal oxides, can be used to produce a variety of opto-electronic thin films for use in solar cells, thermoelectrics, superconductors, and sensors. NJIT is developing next-generation, pulsed power, linear hollow cathodes to enable low cost stable production of such layers.
Environmentally-Friendly Lithium-Ion Battery
NJITâ€™s aqueous Li-ion battery electrode materials can be inkjet printed on flexible substrates such as PTFE, Mylar, or Kapton. Being water based this proprietary ink completely eliminates the environmental pollution issue associated with the conventional organic system for electrode fabrication.
High speed, high throughput imprinting of micro and nano-scale features on moving substrates
Smart Wearable Sleep Detection Device
Variable geometry fuel injector for internal combustion engine
Reconfigurable room-temperature liquid metal structures
Prosthetic Electromechanical Clutch for energy efficient Exoskeletons
A low power, electromechanical, unidirectional rotary clutch mechanism suitable for prosthetic applications.
Waste-to-Fuel Converter (WFC)
The WFC is a portable waste-to-fuel conversion device that turns waste material into useful fuel resources and by-products (gas, liquid, ash) without a flame. Since fuel products can be stored and used at a later time, the WFC offers a reliable and clean source of renewably produced fuels.
A new cost-effective high-performance heat-resistant steel that was recently included in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. CF8C-Pius steel can meet the demanding design specifications for chemicaVpetrochemical production systems, gas-turbine markets, larger land-based gas turbine engines. the exhaust component market, and high performance alloys.
Plant Genetic Regulation for the Increase of Ethanol and other Biochemicals
A global regulator of biosynthesis that produces up to a 250% increase in ethanol yield from woody biomass throu h a - 50% reduction in plant li nin content.
Low Cost Controlled Morphology MetalOxides For Multifunctional Coatings
A new process for fabricating and depositing high-value metal-oxide films such as indium tin oxide. These films can be used in a broad range of applications including transparent electronics, smart windows, high-density magnetic memory, and other coatings.
High-Gradient Permanent Magnetic Separator For Particle Collection
A new technologies to monitor and capture airborne nanoparticles. This device uses a highgradient permanent magnet to efficiently detect, collect, and separate nano-scale particles in air and water.
SITU: Real-time situational understanding and discovery of cyber attacks
A platform for cyber-attack discovery and situational understanding, which utilizes unsupervised, probabilistic anomaly detection and streaming visualization. Current technologies can only identify known attacks. SITU can identify atypical activity indicative of malicious behavior.
Electrochemical carbon dioxide conversion to fuels and chemicals
Using carbon dioxide, water, and electricity as inputs, we can transform waste carbon dioxide emissions into valuable chemicals and fuels, that are cost competitive with those derived from petroleum in the traditional manner.
Booth: 7M - 7T
Production of High Value Graphene from Coal
This process enables the use of coal as the raw material for graphene synthesis. Coal is a cheaper alternative than graphite and methane. Based solely on raw material costs this technology will by several orders of magnitude lower cost than from graphite and methane).
Novel Energy Recovery System with Flexible Power and Cooling
This novel energy recovery concept with prototype system enhanced by both micro and nano technologies, achieves very high energy recovery efficiency with flexible power and cooling outputs for demand response. The current 5.3 kW prototype, driven by diesel generator waste heat, was initially targeted for military environmental control applications.
Microreactor-assisted Nanomaterial Printing (MANP) for anti-smudge and anti-glare coatings on eyeglasses and smartphone display
MANP allows for in-situ generation of highly reactive nanomaterials to enable low-temperature, just-in-time manufacturing of functional coatings. The current focus is for direct printing of anti-smudge and anti-glare coatings for eyeglasses and smartphone displays. This technology can offer a cheap, scalable and distributed manufacturing and market deployment.
Compact, High Temperature Nanolayer Film Capacitors
Multilayered films of polyvinylidene fluoride and polycarbonate were fabricated to show a 2 fold improvement in energy density, 50% reduction in existing capacitor size, and up to 160 Â°C performance with improved breakdown strength. Capacitor fabrication and testing validated the results. Scale-up production of films was also demonstrated.
Chemotherapy wafer to treat oral cancer topically
Our ChemoThin Wafer (CTW) is a polymeric mesh that hold chemotherapy nano-particles. upon hydration, it releases the nano particles along with other excipients directly into the tumor. The CTW is unidirectional mucoadhesive wafer that remain in place and can be removed after one hour of appliction.
MWCNTâ€“based Continuous Sensing Layer for Monitoring Critical Infrastructures
Sense and monitor critical infrastructure components e.g. Wind Turbine Blades that show distress or are unable to pass current load ratings. The layer consists of CNT based continuous conductive skin that is exceptionally sensitive to changes in strain and the formation and propagation of micro-damage and macro-damage.
Transdermal Microneedle Sensors
We are developing a wearable point of care diagnostic system capable of monitoring an individualâ€™s local and systemic physiological state based on transdermal microneedle sensors. Such a minimally invasive sensor has applications in home health care, sports medicine, and defense of the warfighter.
High Temperature/Extreme Environment Silicon Carbide MEMS Sensors
Custom piezoelectric MEMS sensors are fabricated on silicon carbide wafers, e.g., for pressure or acceleration. They can withstand temperatures exceeding 600Âº C. The piezoelectric material is aluminum nitride which is thermally compatible with SiC. The sensor is read out by either direct piezoelectric voltage generation or by resonant frequency changes.
Nano-Stabilized Enzymatic Membrane for CO2 Capture
To address the immediate grand challenge of efficient CO2 capture, we designed a nano-stabilized enzymatically active membrane, which represents a revolutionary advance in membrane technology for gas separation. The membrane is inexpensive, robust, and catalyzes fast CO2 transport with nearly perfect selectivity, yielding a pure product suitable for industry.
Authenticated Sensor Interface Device
Researchers at SRNL have developed a device to read data, encrypt the information and distribute it electronically to multiple locations, providing one-way data pathway which segregates each destination to prevent cross-party manipulation. ASID allows for secure collection of data using electrically isolated circuitry and accepted methods of authentication and encryption.
Use of Titanium-Based Materials as Bactericides
The use of metal ions to control bacterial infections remains of interest as drug-resistant bacteria are becoming increasingly common and dangerous to human health. This technology provides safe and effective metal-titanate bacterial inhibitors.
Biocontrol packaging using bacteriophages control the growth of pathogens in food, such as ready-to-eat meat, cantaloupe and sprouts. The phages can be printed on an inkjet printer. This packaging option is effective at low temperatures, where some pathogens such as Listeria can still grow despite refrigeration.
Socially Intelligent Virtual Agents for use Training, Games, and Customer Relations
A computational model of interactional sociolinguistics gives social intelligence to otherwise empty, emotionless virtual agents. Virtual characters that act appropriately (e.g. empathetic, offended) increase the interest and engagement of the human, whether for training scenarios in military simulations, video games with compelling characters, or as virtual help desk attendants.
Foldable 3D printer, offering convenient 3D products on the go at the site
In order to overcome the limited portability for the conventional 3D printers, we developed foldable 3D printers applying the Delta, non-axial limited movement of the extruder and thus resulting in fast printing with great accuracy.
Ultralow Spin-on Dielectrics (k < 2.0) with Superb Mechanical properties as Interlayer Dielectrics for the Next Generation System LSI
Our ultralow spin-on dielectrics (k=1.94) show excellent mechanical properties (E=7.2GPa) which are closely relative to sizes (r<2nm) and uniform distribution of pores. These remarkable results are obtained by the specially designated reactive porogens. The reactive porogens can prevent pore aggregation due to their reactivity with organosilicates during sol-gel reaction.
Method of Making Biocompatible Protein Gel and Conductive Protein Gel
The invention is directed to a method of making biocompatible protein gel using protein engineering and more particularly, biocompatible conductive protein gel including beta-amino acid residues and nanomaterial. Thereby, it can be used in potential applications as a biomaterial for bone regeneration, drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Complex anodized alumina dielectric layer for high capacity multilayer aluminum capacitor
The invention is directed to a manufacturing of a capacitor in which a dielectric layer having a complex structure is formed so as to have a high withstand voltage in the same thickness.
Active Rectifier Capable of Reducing Leakage of Reverse Current, and Wireless Power Reception Device Using the Same
This technology is to solve a reverse current phenomenon, which occurs in a wireless power reception device by a delay generated by an internal circuit when the active rectifier is switched, through a delay time compensation method, and thereby to maximize the efficiency.
Hybrid Remote Phosphor for Next Generation Solid State Lighting
Hybrid remote phosphor can be expected to be an outstanding candidate to luminescence materials in various field of optoelectronic device.
Plant Biofactories: Waste Crops & Compounds of Interest
Post-harvest abiotic stress can be used to induce the overproduction of compounds of interest in horticultural crops that have not passed the quality assurance process at the commercial level. Our researchers can induce the overproduction of shikimic acid, chlorogenic acid glucosinolates and phenolic compounds with selectivity at the isomer level.
Artificial Olfactive System
Olfactive sensor that identifies and locates the source of an odor at distance composed by the principal features of a biological nostril and the olfactive cycle. Each nostril has the ability of odor absorption to desaturate the sensors and avoid a path trail, reaching the source directly.
Remote Breast Cancer Computer-Aided Detection and Pre-Diagnosis
This technology provides a general description of the Computer-Aided Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer. This research project is to apply machine learning techniques combined with computer vision to mammograms, which will be used for detecting and pre-diagnosing breast cancer at its earliest stages, when it can still be cured.
Propulsion system based on two electric motors and control method
A modular propulsion system that combines the input of two electric motors with the objective of provide operation on a higher efficiency zone in the efficiency map of the motors. The propulsion system is based on planetary gear trains and can provide 4 operation modes and fault tolerant operation.
Myoelectric prosthetic hand
Myoelectric prosthetic hand externally powered by electrical signals produced in the muscles of the arm to generate two main movements, open/close the entire hand and open/close the index finger with the thumb. A single motor is used, which receives the electrical signals to perform the movements.
Improved Hollow-Fiber Microfiltration Membranes
Our researchers developed a process for the obtention of improved hollow fiber membranes. The chitosan polymer membranes are embedded with molecularly imprinted inorganic spheres to create a mixed matrix membrane that allows for a more stable, high-flux membrane.
Portable microfluidic system for quantifying a population of cancer cells in suspension.
This technology consists of a portable microfluidic system for quantifying a population of cancer cells in suspension by electrokinetic forces and surface plasmon resonance.
Multi-point haptic device
The technology consists on a multi-point haptic device with 5 mechanisms, one for each finger, able to send force feedback to the user depending on the application. Each mechanism has 2 degrees of freedom, 10 for the entire system that allows a complete haptic experience to the user.
Volcanic Rock Fertilizers
Our researchers developed an electrochemical process to enrich volcanis rock with organic fertilizers. These fertilizers can improve the soil physical properties and can slowly deliver plant nutrients for horticultural crops.
Multipoint Haptic Device
Multipoint interaction for enhanced haptic experience. Advanced manufacturing using 3D printing technology. High torque DC motors enable a backdrivable (compliant) mechanism. Step down voltage regulators (buck) enable a novel torque control configuration for the abovementioned actuators.
Inulin Nanofibers with Prebiotic and Antibacterial Activity
Fabrication of electrospun nanofibers from natural materials using Electrospinning technique and investigating the microbiological effect of the electrospun nanofibers versus their solutions. The natural material used was Inulin, and it was mixed with FDA approved synthetic polymer (PVA), to aid inulinâ€™s electrospinning capability.
Nanoparticles-based combinatorial therapy for breast cancer
The present invention entails the development of NanoParticles (NPs)-based combinatorial therapy composed of Doxorubicin (DOX) loaded on core-shell silver/ polymeric (PVA, PEG, and PVP) NPs. This NPs-based combinatorial therapy has potent anticancer activity aimed at achieving maximum therapeutic efficacy, while minimizing DOXâ€™s dose and systemic toxicity.
Air Data Sensor Probe
A novel sensor design allows capture of angular fluid flow with greater accuracy than the conventional Pitot-type probe currently in use in commercial and military aircraft. This invention is most likely to be used in the aerospace industry as an onboard sensor for flight data and avionics systems.
High Performance Nanoparticle-Based MRI Contrast Agent
We have developed a novel nanoparticle-based MRI contrast agent that shows efficacy an order of magnitude higher than current clinical MRI contrast agents, and is safe for use in patients with kidney problems for whom current clinical MRI contrast agents are restricted for use.
Booth: 16M - 16T
A miniature NIR spectroscope that allows for measurement of optical parameters of tissue and determination of the absolute values of biological chromophores. Instrument miniaturization and wireless capability enable the design of a portable instrument for monitoring of subject's brain activity during motor tasks and use in outâ€patient applications.
Multiplexed genome editing by natural transformation for accelerated evolution of microbes (MuGENT)
Researchers from Tufts have developed a novel method for multiplex genome editing in naturally competent microbes. This method offers unprecedented speed of evolution of traits and phenotypes and can become the foundation for the rapid development of custom-designed microbes which can be used in the broad spectrum of applications.
Energy Transmission and Energy Storage in a Single Cable
A method to integrate electrical conduction and energy storage into current carrying cables using nanotechnology. These cables can function both as a current conductor and as an electrical energy storage device. This combined energy transmission and storage technology is applicable to any wired electrical system that benefits from power storage.
Multicore Optical Fiber for Sensing Applications
UCF researchers have created a stable high-temperature sensor using a multicore fiber spliced between single-mode fibers. The device is capable of measuring temperatures of up to 1000Â°C in a very stable manner. This fiber sensor is able to be multiplexed along a multiple sensor chain and simultaneously measured.
Low Temperature Bulk Optical Polymer Composites
A low-temperature process has been developed for manufacturing bulk optical polymer composites with high inorganic content, enabling performance and characteristics comparable to crystals. Molding parts versus growing crystals provides significant cost reduction and higher efficiency in photonic applications such as radiation detection, low-power solid-state lasers, lighting, and light filtering applications.
Passive Wireless Sensor Including Piezoelectric MEMS Resonator
A passive wireless sensor platform, which can be utilized to measure physical parameters such as temperature, pressure, stress, strain, etc. The platform is comprised of a base unit (wireless transceiver) and piezoelectric MEMS resonator (sensing element), which harvest energy from received RF signals of the base unit.
High-power Laser Filament Mirror
A laser mirror for use with high-power beams whose high power density melts conventional laser mirrors. Composed of a 500nm-thick layer of high-purity gold on a smooth sapphire surface, it allows greater distribution of thermal energy so that energy delivered per unit area does not exceed the material damage threshold.
Rapid Drug Identification Kit
An easy to use, accurate, and low cost system for on-site drug testing and identification. An unknown or suspected drug sample is tested in a portable spectrometer, compatible with smart phones. The generated emission spectrum is compared to a library database for rapid sample identification.
Ultrasensitive Paper-Based Electrode Sensors for Medical and Environmental Diagnostics
Novel paper-based ion-selective electrodes with substantially lower limits of detection and improved selectivity. This electrode fabrication method has been optimized for easy preparation and reliability. It can be used for the development of low cost, point-of-care diagnostics for ion quantification of biomedical and environmental fluids.
Direct way of producing biodiesel from low-cost and low-quality feedstock
We are proposing a technique for producing biodiesel in gas phase from low-cost waste vegetable oil or animal fat. Making the vaporized reagents react with a solid catalyst in a fluidized bed allows a high production rate. This forms high purity biodiesel that doesnâ€™t need to be purified afterwards.
Non-destructive method for durable post-growth doping of graphene
We are proposing a method for doping graphene after it has been grown, by real substitution of atoms and not simply dopant adsorption. This is done using a low-pressure plasma such that no defects are created in the graphene layer. The method is described in a US provisional patent application.
Modular energy storage device based on supercapacitors with integrated power converter
We are proposing an energy storage device based on supercapacitors that integrates the storage unit and the power converter in the same compact modular device made of low-cost, low-voltage components. The technology is well suited for energy recovery in vehicles and for power management in wind or solar power plants.
Neural Net Grid Control
The innovation consists of artificial neural network vector control technology for control of power electronic converters for a large number of application areas, including renewables, microgrids, high-voltage dc transmission, and smart grids, to significantly improve overall system reliability, enhance volt-var management, and reduce harmonics and converter switching frequency.
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Self-Doping Materials for Solution-Processed Organic N-Type Thermoelectrics
A new class of molecularly designed, high-performance n-type organic thermoelectric materials with cheaper fabrication costs and higher efficiencies than their inorganic counterparts and other n-type organic thermoelectrics. It can be used in thermoelectric applications such as refrigeration and power generation, as well as organic electronics such as OLED displays.
Nanoscale Coordination Polymers (NCP) for Platinum â€“Resistant Ovarian Cancer
NCP drug delivery platforms have the potential to overcome many drawbacks of existing drug delivery systems such as low drug loading. The NCP offers controlled drug cargo release, modular surface structures contribute to NCP targeting, lower drug dosage, and siRNA for added gene therapy in one formulation.
MRSA Antibody Therapeutic Simultaneously Treats and Vaccinates Against Reinfection
A monoclonal antibody that demonstrates effectiveness as both a treatment and vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus infections. The therapeutic antibody vaccine is effective in treating methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infection by enabling bacterial killing and generating a protective immune response that prevents recurrence.
Novel Polymer Additive Significantly Improves Photovoltaic Efficiency of Existing Systems
The Yu group has developed a polymer that, when incorporated as part of a ternary blend, increases the Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE) by 13%. The system widens the photon absorption range and increases the charge separation and transport resulting in PCE increases in each of the binary systems studied.
Composition-matched molecular â€œsoldersâ€ for semiconductors
Newly discovered compounds serve as â€œsoldersâ€ for semiconductors used in many applications. For example, CdSe nanocrystals with Na2Cd2Se3 solder produces CdSe films with electron mobilities exceeding 300 cm2/Vsec. Moreover, semiconductor powders can be molded into various shapes in the presence of composition-matched solder, opening new design spaces for semiconductor technologies.
Three Dimensional Block-Copolymer Films Formed By Electrohydrodynamic Jet printing and Self- Assembly
A multi-institutional team of engineers has developed a new approach to the fabrication of nanostructures for the semiconductor and magnetic storage industries. This approach combines top-down advanced ink-jet printing technology with a bottom-up approach that involves self-assembling block copolymers, a type of material that can spontaneously form ultrafine structures
A Low-Cost, High-Performance Colloidal Quantum Dot long wave infrared focal plane array for Hyperspectral Imaging
Infrared imaging devices with higher operating temperatures and lower cost are sought. Researchers have developed HgTe quantum dot photodetectors with a room-temperature photoresponse beyond 5 Âµm, the longest interband absorption wavelength reported for colloidal materials Operation covering the important atmospheric mid-wavelength infrared window between 3 and 5 Âµm is demonstrated.
Mussel-Inspired Self-Healing Hydrogels
Self-healing polymer gels that can create strong and durable interfacial adhesive bonds resistant to the detrimental effects of water. Current materials fail under stress, and develop cracks. As a result, demand is growing for self-healing polymer materials that solidify in situ to form durable adhesive bonds.
Artificial metalloenzyme catalysts through directed evolution
University of Chicago professor Jared Lewis uses â€œdirected evolutionâ€ to develop new classes of â€œgreenâ€ catalysts and general methods for catalyst engineering. Time-consuming, expensive conventional reaction steps may be replaced with a single efficient reaction step performed at moderate temperatures in aqueous buffers using engineered catalysts with good selectivity.
Single-shot two-dimensional spectrophotometer
Dr. Greg Engelâ€™s novel 2D UV-Vis spectroscopy method provides analytical chemists and quality control technicians with a rapid chemical analysis tool for characterizing a materialsâ€™ electronic structure in solar energy research, photoactive device characterization, and drug discovery.
Boron-based integrin-linked kinase (ILK) inhibitors for therapeutic and diagnostic uses
Novel compounds and a method of treatment to reduce cyst growth in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The compounds target a key cellular pathway involved in aberrant proliferation in PKD, cancer, and neurological disorders. Compounds are synthesized using a unique approach to improve drug efficacy, specificity, solubility and cellular uptake.
Novel LKB1-AMPK Activator for Therapeutic Use in Polycystic Kidney Disease
The invention consists of a novel compound and method for treating Polycystic Kidney Disease utilizing a novel liver kinase B1 (LKB1) activator to stimulate AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), leading to inhibition of mTOR-mediated cellular proliferation and chloride-dependent fluid secretion, key components of cyst growth.
Compounds for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease by Inhibiting Interaction of Amyloid Beta Peptide and Amyloid binding alcohol dehydrogenase (ABAD)
A novel class of small molecule AÎ²-ABAD interaction inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease
Butanediol and C4-C5 chemicals: A biosynthetic pathway
To reduce the costs of making valuable C4-C5 renewable chemicals, a biosynthetic pathway has been developed to generate C4-C5 chemicals, such as succinate, amino acids and 1,4-butanediol (BDO).
Hydrogen Sulfide Detection
Several methods of reaction-based chemical detection of H2S have been developed which are fast, sensitive to H2S, and insensitive to thiol compounds.
Direct Conversion of Phosphonates to Phosphine Oxides
This innovation provides a direct synthetic chemical route from phosphonates to phosphine oxides that avoids major side reactions, operates in good yields, operates across a diverse array of substrates, and can be used in the synthesis of phosphines.
Essential Amino Acids for improving patient outcome
Essential Amino Acids for improving patient mobility post-total knee arthroplasty surgery.
Gallium and mixed metal nanoclusters
The inventors developed novel methods for producing Keggin-like structures containing 13 metal ions ranging from all Gallium to all Aluminum to mixed metals with combinations of metal ions including Gallium, Aluminum, and Indium.
Combined light sheet fluorescence and DIC microscope
The inventors created a microscope that performs light sheet fluorescence and differential interference contrast.
Highly conjugated organic molecules useful in electronic and opto-electronic devices
A suite of highly conjugated organic molecules are expanding the wavelength range for organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) and organic field-effect transistors (OFETs).
High performance doped III-V films and devices from powders using vapor transport
Rectifying pn junction electronic device architectures with applications in solar energy conversion are grown using a new vapor transport process that is low-cost and a safe replacement for metal-organic-chemical vapor deposition.
Wetox is an innovative and inexpensive process which reduces the waste sludge from many different industries into clean water and by-products. Our system uses a combination of processes to minimise energy consumption, maximise cost-efficiency, and reduce the overall mass of sludge to be disposed of by over 95%.
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