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Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper Nanofoam Electrodes(Case 2262)
Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper Nanofoam ElectrodesPrincipal Investigator:Tayhas Palmore, Ph.D. ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry andSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Researchers are continuously looking for ways to make use of CO2. A challenge has been that CO2 is very stable, and reducing it to a chem...
Published: 10/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Tayhas Palmore
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Category(s): Energy, Environmental, Nanotechnology
Economical Ozone Treatment for Quality Fly Ash with Improved Performance (Case 1363)
Principal Investigators:Robert Hurt, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringEric Suuberg, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Coal combustion fly ash is a useful additive in concrete due to its pozzolanic property or ability to react with calcium in concrete mixes and contribute to the formation of the cem...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Eric Suuberg, Robert Hurt, YU-Ming Gao
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Category(s): Devices, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments
Improved and Versatile Magnetic Field Sensor: A Magneto-Optoelectronic Device (Case 1424)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:The ability to remotely sense magnetic fields without direct physical presence or contact with the field location is important in many industrial/commercial and military applications from environmental monitoring/testing to micro...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko
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Category(s): Devices, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments, Research Tools
Improved, Scalable, Optical Particle/Molecule Detector System by Solid State Energy Sources (Case 1494)
Principal Investigator:Arto Nurmikko, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:With environmental safety and defense/bioterrorism concerns, and the continuing drive for important medical breakthroughs, quick and accurate particle diagnostic capabilities have become increasingly important to identify and qua...
Published: 6/11/2012   |   Inventor(s): Arto Nurmikko, Richard Chang
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Novel Quantum Dots and Nanowires for Photodetectors, Sensors, Solar Cells and Optics (Case 2050)
Principal Investigator:Domenico Pacifici, PhD, Assistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Germanium (Ge) nanostructure material can be used in optoelectronic devices and solar cells such as high-efficiency, quantum dot (QD) photodetectors, silicon (Si) and Ge heteronanowire (hetero-NW) solar cells, and e...
Published: 12/7/2011   |   Inventor(s): Domenico Pacifici, Alexander Zaslavsky
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Category(s): Devices, Engineering and Sensors, Nanotechnology, Research Tools, Energy, Instruments, Environmental
Innovative, Fully Redox-Active Monomers and Polymers with Broad Applications (Case 1702)
Principal Investigator:Tayhas Palmore, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Interest in redox-active polymers stems from their application in electrochromic devices, biofuel cells, and biosensors all of which require a high concentration of electron mediators that are non-leachable. The molecule 2,2&rs...
Published: 12/6/2011   |   Inventor(s): Tayhas Palmore, HyuN-Kon Song
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Metabolic diseases, Research Tools
Advanced, Flexible and Versatile, 3D Electromagnetic Tracking and Positioning System (Case 1780)
Principal Investigator:Harvey Silverman, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:A typical system for determining the position and orientation of a remote object includes, most simply, a receiver with three receiver coils and a transmitter with three transmitter coils in various orientations to one another...
Published: 12/6/2011   |   Inventor(s): Harvey Silverman, William Patterson Iii
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Drug Delivery, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Instruments, Metabolic diseases, Nanotechnology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Research Tools, Software, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
Significantly Enhanced Microchannel and/or Microfluidic Fuel Cell Performance (Case 1870)
Principal Investigator:Tayhas Palmore, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Laminar flow of fluids within microchannels has been studied for use in microfluidic fuel cells, which consist of an anode and cathode configured as a galvanic cell with a microchannel. Parallel streams of fuel and oxidant flow...
Published: 12/6/2011   |   Inventor(s): Tayhas Palmore
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
Novel, Uniform, and Versatile Diamond Nanowires (Case 2031)(EA)
Principal Investigator:Jingming Xu, PhD, ProfessorSchool of EngineeringBrown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description:Diamond has unique physical properties of interest for scientific R&D, commercial and military applications. Diamond is the hardest and has the highest thermal conductivity of all known materials. It's wide band gap, high ele...
Published: 10/11/2011   |   Inventor(s): Jingming Xu
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Category(s): Devices, Diagnostics, Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Environmental, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
Improved Optical Testing of Semiconductor LEDs (Case 2056) (EA)
Principal Investigator: Humphrey Maris, PhD, ProfessorDepartment of Physics Brown UniversityProvidence, RIBrief Description: There is a significant interest in the development of lighting devices based on light emitting diodes (LEDs) and improved energy efficiency, which is often referred to...
Published: 10/11/2011   |   Inventor(s): Humphrey Maris
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Category(s): Energy, Engineering and Sensors, Instruments, Nanotechnology, Research Tools
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