Argonneâ€™s Advanced Redox Shuttle Additive for Overcharge Protection of Lithium-Ion Batteries Used in Electric Vehicles
Argonneâ€™s Advanced Redox Shuttle Additive is a chemical compound that provides automatic overcharge protection and cell balancing for lithium-ion battery packs designed for EVs, providing increased battery safety and life while offering an inexpensive alternative to the costly and bulky electronic monitoring and control circuitry being used today by manufacturers.
Biomimetic dry adhesives
The technology relates to a biomimetic micro-/nano-structure sucker device and operation method. Combining with van der Waals force and partial vacuum suction, an incredible adhesion force (normal and shear direction) is generated without using sticky glues. The adhesive can be easily peeled off and repeatedly used without any adhesive residue.
Boutiq tailored nanoparticles for emerging technologies
Boutiq Science Ltd. are experts in nanoparticle development, specializing in the synthesis and tailoring of unique nanoparticles to achieve specified characteristics. The nanoparticles we produce include noble and transition metals (Pd, Au, Fe) and semiconductor materials (Si) which show unique properties â€“ e.g. catalytic activity; magnetism; optical (quantum dot) behavior.
KrF Laser cristallization of amorphous PZT thin films suitable for CMOS technology.
PZT target elaboration and XRD investigations thin films deposition at room temperatur using RF sputtering magnetron,on different substrats then, post annealing at 650Â°C in air and XRD, SEM and AFM laser cristallization on amorphous PZT thin films using KrF source of 248nm wavelength at diffrent energies
Data-Driven Software Platform for Accelerating Materials R&D and Manufacturing
Citrine's platform extracts insights from large-scale materials R&D and manufacturing data, enabling better decision-making at each stage of the materials development pipeline.
RECYCLAMINE: Performance Thermosets for Removable and Recyclable Composites and Adhesives
Connora Technologies has developed a revolutionary chemistry that allows thermoset plastics to be removable and recyclable for the first time. Our Recyclamines allow high value composites to be removable or recyclable from the start, using a simple, low energy recycling process.
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.
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.
Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection
The 2014 R&D100 Award winner and patented go-to-market Intellipigment(TM) Hydrogen Leak Detection product is a tape that when exposed to hydrogen, undergoes a fast permanent color-change from beige to black which identifies the specific leak location. The tape is applied to pipes, flanges, and fittings where possible leaks may occur.
Composite-Based Additive Manufacturing (â€œCBAMâ€)
A new additive manufacturing technology for high-performing, fiber-reinforced composite (carbon, aramid, glass) parts and tooling. Advantages include faster build speed (projected to near injection molding), higher part strength (2-10 times greater than other 3DP technologies and increasing), and a large palette of usable materials (without needing specially formulated polymers).
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.
Highly sensitive acid gas sensing dyes for protective work wear
Novel textile dyes having high sensitivity toward acid gases and chemicals of extremely low concentration (3 ppm level) and dyeable and printable on all kinds of textile fibers or organic materials.
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.
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.
Melodea NCC Foam
Melodea develops technologies that utilize the unique self-assembly properties of NCC into ecologically friendly foams. The foams have technical properties comparable with fossil-oil based rigid foams combined with good fire retardation properties. They present an Eco-friendly solution for insulation applications and as foamed cores for sandwich composites.
Energy Saving Tunable Multi-Functional Low Cost Smart Window
1.Water based thermochromic smart window with tunable multi-functionality including IR reflective/absorbing, shatter resistant and fire resistance with auto-response to environment; and 2. Solution based, low cost, R2R adaptable, and printable electrochromic coating technologies offering high performance with ultra-high contrast, high switching speed and flexible/stretchable.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
High speed, high throughput imprinting of micro and nano-scale features on moving substrates
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.
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.
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.
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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).
THz-Raman: Fast, simultaneous measurement of both material composition and structure
Ondaxâ€™s patented THz-RamanÂ® Spectroscopy Systems combine chemical detection and structural analysis in one instrument. These systems save time and money; improve forensic and scientific analysis; and delivering faster, more reliable results across a wide variety of applications in pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, biomaterials, nanomaterials, semiconductors, photovoltaics, forensics, and advanced materials science research.
Bioenabled Plasmonic-Biosilica Nanomaterials for In-situ Detection of Hazardous Chemicals
This research targets developing and commercializing bioenabled nanomaterials with ultra-high optical sensing capabilities that can be massively produced in sustainable and eco-friendly methods. The bioenabled nanomaterials are expected to have significant commercial potentials for in-situ detection of hazardous chemicals such as toxic materials, food contamination and water pollution.
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.
Sonic Electrospinning Technology
Through extensive research and development we evolved lab-scale electrospinning to our proprietary â€œneedle-lessâ€ Sonic Electrospinning Technology. Benefits are: â€¢ Adaptable â€“ proven production with synthetic and bio-polymers â€¢ Variety of solvents and substrates â€¢ Uniform deposition, fibres typically 150-300nm â€¢ Small to industrial-scale production (2m width) â€¢ Scalable
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.
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.
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.
THE TECHNOLOGY IS A MOLD WITH RECONFIGURABLE SURFACE. THE MOLD CAN BE USED FOR THERMOFORMING POLYMER SHEETS FOR PRODUCING, AFTER FEW MINUTES, PRACTICAL CONTAINERS FOR COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS WITH ITS OWN GEOMETRY. THE MOLD SURFACE IS FORMED BY HUNDREDS OF PINS ACTIONED BY A MECHATRONIC CONTROL BASED ON 3D-SCANNING AND SOFTWARE.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Improved Cyclophane synthetic method
The inventors developed an improved method of synthesizing cyclophanes.
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.
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