Material Sciences

 

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Thin Film transparent conducting nanowires for display panels

TechnologyA conductive transparent thin film which is based on gold nanowires prepared in solution and is very easy to apply to a variety of substrates using printing or spinning techniques. The NeedCurrently, the existing technology for... Read More >

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Characterization of Porous Media for Petroleum Excavations

The TechnologyA diffusion magnetic resonance (MR) method for non-invasively visualizing geochemistry and microstructures of porous sedimentary rock samples. The method provides quantification of pore sizes, pore size distribution and measure... Read More >

Super Organic Tunable and White-Light Emitting Diode (OLED) by a Natural Chromophore Separation Matrix

The TechnologyA bio-organic framework of mucin, controlling electronic interactions between two or more energetically interacting materials, is presented. The hydrophilic mucins act as a host material for introduced nano-sized hydrophobic... Read More >

Rhenium Nanostructures and Electrodeposition

The TechnologyWe present low-cost, efficient, long life-time nanostructured Re-alloy coatings for catalyzing low temperature dry reforming of methane (DRM). Figure: SEM secondary electron image from Re-SN nanostructure coating on... Read More >

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Green Chemistry - Development of new synthetic methodologies that use water as the reaction medium

The TechnologyDevelopment of new synthetic methodologies that use water as the reaction medium. Two directions are presently pursued: the use of amphiphilic block-copolymer ligands for micellar catalysis in water and synthetic organic... Read More >

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Bismuth NanoWires and Ohmic Contacts

The Technology We have developed a reproducible method to synthesize single crystalline Bismuth nanowires (BiNWs), 40nm in diameter, with embedded quantum point contacts. We have also developed methods to characterize the ZT values of individual... Read More >

Molecular Electronics and Transistors based on Peptide Nanostructures

The TechnologyProprietary peptide nanostructures1 can be readily fabricated on various surfaces including electrodes2,4. A physical vapor deposition method (PVD) allows the precise control on the molecular dimensions of the structures using... Read More >

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Energetic Organic Materials for Solid Gas-generating Fire Extinguishing Systems

TechnologyFire suppression gas generators systems are designed to fill the protected compartment with inert gas, leaving behind after discharge practically no residues. These systems are widely used to protect billions of dollars-worth of assets... Read More >

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High Temperature superconducting wires on Sapphire

Next generation of superconducting wires - double-sided coated superconductor tapes on sapphire that will be much simpler to fabricate, will have a lower cost, and much lower AC losses compared with current technologies. We are targeting the... Read More >

A Novel, High-Capacity, Three-Dimensional Silicon Nanowire (SiNW) Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries

TechnologyDevelopment of the next generation silicon nanomaterials-based anodes for high-performance and low-cost Lithium Ion Batteries, providing ten-fold capacity density relative to standard graphite anodes, and providing superior support for... Read More >