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Methods for Controlled Recovery of Useful Materials from Nuclear Fuels
Technology to convert a broad range of oxidized actinide species to metal, which can be utilized in numerous industrial safety and fuel issues related to Nuclear energy and technology. Invention Description: This technology can be utilized to transform a wide variety of oxidized actinide species to metal which is important to many different industrial...
Published: 4/9/2024   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Czerwinski, Janelle Droessler, David Hatchett
Category(s): Energy & Environment, Chemistry, All
Atmospheric Water Harvester Using a Gel with Embedded Salt
Passively Generate Water From Air Inventors: Han-Jae Cho Cho and his students focus on heat/mass transfer, soft materials, and interfacial phenomena to develop groundbreaking technologies for energy and environmental applications. They are designers, builders, experimentalists, analysts, modelers, tinkerers, and coders. Cho also previously was a...
Published: 4/9/2024   |   Inventor(s): Han-Jae Cho, Yiwei Gao, Ryan Phung
Category(s): Energy & Environment, Engineering & Manufacturing, Chemistry
Rare Earth Recovery and Separation from Ionic Liquids
Invention SummaryThe process for dissolving, electrochemically recovering and separating rare earth metals from ionic liquid solutions is disclosed. Rare earth metals are valued for their unique magnetic, optical and catalyst properties which are used in many clean energy technologies including wind turbines, electric vehicles, photovoltaic thin films...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Kyle Boutin, Kenneth Czerwinski, Janelle Droessler, David Hatchett, Karen Jayne, Michael Kimble
Keywords(s): Chemistry
Category(s): All, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Energy & Environment
Fabricating Ionic/Polyimide Membranes
The proposed method involves fabricating a blend of Nafion and Polyimide to create an Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC). Inventors: Kwang Kim, Dong-Chan Lee, Tae Seon Hwang Kim: His research interests are in a broad spectrum of Energy Systems” and “Active Materials/Sensors, and his laboratory helps. He is a fellow of ASME and National...
Published: 4/9/2024   |   Inventor(s): Kwang Kim, Dong-Chan Lee, Tae Seon Hwang, Jungsoo Nam
Keywords(s): Chemistry, Engineering & Manufacturing - Manufacturing, Engineering & Manufacturing - Sensors & Devices
Category(s): Chemistry, Energy & Environment, Engineering & Manufacturing, All
Phoswich Detector with Fast Neutron Spectroscopy Function
Phoswich Detector with Fast Neutron Spectroscopy FunctionInvention SummaryThis invention is related to neutron detection systems, and methods for the manufacture and use. It is described as a portable phosphor-sandwich (‘phoswich’) detector of neutrons and gamma rays with the neutron energy spectroscopy capability. Neutron detection is provided...
Published: 1/4/2023   |   Inventor(s): Alexander Barzilov, Jessica Hartman
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment
Solid-State Electrolyte Material for Sodium-Ion Batteries
Invention SummaryWe’ve created a sodium-rich antiperovskite (NaRAP) material that greatly improves battery capabilities. Antiperovskite is a type of crystal structure that exists naturally deep in the earth’s mantle that we now can create in the lab. When used as an electrolyte (the material between positive and negative electrodes on a...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Yonggang Wang, Yusheng Zhao, Ruqiang Zou
Keywords(s): Energy & Environment - Renewable Energy
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment
Prevention and Treatment of American Foulbrood Disease (AFB) in Honeybees
Invention SummaryThe invention relates to materials and methods for treating and preventing American Foulbrood disease (AFB) in honeybees, and more particularly for using phage to lyse Paenibacillus larvae in honeybees. A bacteriophage is a virus that destroys bacteria by lysis. Several varieties exist, and each typically attacks only one species/strain...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Penny Amy, Lucy LeBlanc
Keywords(s): Life Science - Agriculture, Life Science - Health
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment, Life Sciences
Methods of Detecting Pollution in Water Using Sonication
Invention SummaryA method for detecting the presence of pollutants such as volatile chlorinated hydrocarbons in water using pH electrical conductivity and specific ion species sensitive electrode tests. Comparison of the post sonication to pre sonication test results indicates the presence of pollutants.Market OpportunityContamination of hazardous waste...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Grazyna Orzechowska, Edward Poziomek
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment
Biofertilizer to Improve Growth of Turf Grass
Invention SummaryA composition forming a biofertilizer replaces conventional chemical fertilizers for vegetation, including turf grass, for growth and enhancement. The composition spares the environment of excess nitrogen, reduces nitrate and nitrite contamination, and may lower costs associated with typical use of chemical fertilizer. The composition...
Published: 8/16/2022   |   Inventor(s): Penny Amy
Category(s): Energy & Environment, Life Sciences, All
Diminishing Detonator Effectiveness through Electromagnetic Effects
Invention SummaryThe present invention relates to the field of detonators for explosive or blasting environments, particularly methods for deactivating or reducing the performance characteristics of detonators. Non-contact means of electromagnetically coupling energy into commercial and improvised detonators were shorted and open-circuited to melt the...
Published: 1/4/2023   |   Inventor(s): Robert Schill
Category(s): All, Energy & Environment, Engineering & Manufacturing
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