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A New Scintillation Detector with Silicon Photomultiplier Coupling
Technology Description This technology is a high-resolution, low-power, and low-noise radiation spectrometer. It is an ideal solution for any situation where a compact and high-resolution photon detector is needed. The device provides a novel coupling of a luminous inorganic scintillating crystal to a light collection device with integrated passiva...
Published: 4/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Abdollah Farsoni, Steven Czyz
Keywords(s): Detection, Gamma Spectroscopy, Radiation Detection, Silicon Photomultiplier, Strontium
Category(s): Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Physical Science, Research Tools
Microscale Thermochemical Reactor for Production of DME
Technology Description Researchers at OSU have developed a microscale reactor for the efficient gas phase conversion of CO2 and methane to dimethyl ether (DME). The device architecture utilizes millimeter to sub-millimeter characteristic lengths and novel pillar features to achieve rapid diffusion and heat conduction, improving yield and thermal ef...
Published: 4/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Lucas Freiberg, Matthew Coblyn, Nicholas AuYeung, Goran Jovanovic
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemical Reaction Process, dimethyl ether, DME, Energy Storage, microreactor, Process Intensification, solar, Solar Themochemical, Solar Thermal, syngas, thermally coupled reactor
Category(s): Chemical, Database, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
ODS Steel made by Additive Manufacturing
Technology Description Researchers at OSU have developed a method for producing ODS steel using additive manufacturing techniques. Compared to conventional means for making ODS steel, this process avoids challenges with casting, ball milling, and component fabrication by selective doping of the oxide phase into a powder bed prior to fusion and bei...
Published: 4/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Brian Paul, Somayeh Pasebani, Burak Sencer, Chih-Hung Chang, Goran Jovanovic, Brian Fronk, Kijoon Lee, Milad Ghayoor, Yujuan He, Matthew Coblyn, Paul Armatis, William Pratte
Keywords(s): 3D Printing, Additive Manufacturing, Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), hardened steel, Manufacturing, Materials Science, Metal Alloy, Oxide dispersion
Category(s): Engineering, Materials Science, Physical Science
Aqueous Zinc-Metal Battery
Technology Description This battery cell design utilizes a set of electrolytes based on aqueous zinc salt electrolytes and various mixtures comprising other ions. These electrolytes provide for the reversible stripping/plating of a zinc metal anode and the electrochemical energy storage devices that use these anodes. The overall cell architecture ...
Published: 4/22/2019   |   Inventor(s): Xiulei (david) Ji, Chong Zhang
Keywords(s): Batteries, Energy Storage, Manufacturing, Zinc battery
Category(s): Engineering, Chemical, Device, Materials Science, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Improved KNN Thin Film Production
Technology Description Oregon State University is seeking a licensee or industry collaborator for an improved KNN based thin film production process. The newly described methods overcome the difficulties in chemical vapor, sol-gel, sputtering, and pulsed-laser deposition methods because it can be performed cost effectively, in air, using less energ...
Published: 11/30/2018   |   Inventor(s): Michelle Dolgos, Dylan Fast, May Nyman, Brady Gibbons, Matthew Clark
Keywords(s): Actuator, Chemical Synthesis, piezoelectric, sensor, thin film
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Research Tools, Software
Membrane Heat and Mass Exchanger
Technology Description The technology is a parallel membrane gas-to-gas heat and mass exchanger (HMX). The HMX is composed of multiple flat, thin, stacked membrane layers that are not capable of self-support over long spans. An adhesive is used to provide support and separation between membrane layers while an external frame provides structural su...
Published: 9/26/2018   |   Inventor(s): Brian Paul, Hailei Wang, Brian Fronk, Paul Armatis, Steven Kawula, Chuankai Song
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Energy, Heat exchangers, Manufacturing, Membrane
Category(s): Chemical, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science
An Organic Semiconductor Thin Film for Use in Electronic Devices
Technology Description To overcome challenges with pure xylindein and its derivatives as well as other organic semiconductors, OSU researchers developed a xylindein-containing composite material that can be deposited as a thin film and maintain similar, or in some instances even superior, electrical and optical properties as compared to pure xylind...
Published: 9/5/2018   |   Inventor(s): Oksana Ostroverkhova, Sara (seri) Robinson, Sarath Vega Guiterrez
Keywords(s): biodegradable electronics, Fungal Pigments, Organic electronics, Organic semiconductors, solar cell, sustainable electronics, wearables, Xylindein
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Sulfone-Containing Electrolytes for Highly Reversible Dendrite-Free Lithium Metal Anode
Technology Description The electrolyte described enables highly reversible lithium stripping and plating of a lithium anode operating within a lithium metal battery, including but not limited to Li-S or Li-O2 batteries, while minimizing dendrite formation. The technology is a new electrolyte formula that contains sulfone molecules as the additive t...
Published: 8/2/2018   |   Inventor(s): Xiulei (david) Ji, Woochul Shin
Keywords(s): Batteries, electrolytes, electronics, Energy Storage, Transportation
Category(s): Engineering, Chemical, Materials Science, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Low-Power Remote Logging Weight and Temperature Sensor
Technology Description The sensor includes a load cell, external temperature sensor, logger, and fuel container. The inexpensive monitor provides an easy launch via simple switch, data collection via SD card for ease of processing, a flexible power supply to last for any desired duration, and a cloud-based analysis platform to indicate the variabil...
Published: 2/15/2018   |   Inventor(s): Nordica Maccarty, Jennifer Ventrella
Keywords(s): biomass fuel sensor, Cookstoves, fuel efficiency algorithm, Household energy, Load cell logger, low power device, Sensor-based monitoring
Category(s): Device, Diagnostics, Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Research Tools, Software, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Non-Reciprocal Signal Processing Device
Technology Description This invention describes a new class of non-reciprocal signal processing devices. Two possible devices include: a magneto-acoustic isolator and a magneto-acoustic circulator. The magneto-acoustic isolator and circulator will exploit the non-reciprocal velocity of surface acoustic waves on magnetostrictive substrates. In contr...
Published: 6/21/2017   |   Inventor(s): Albrecht Jander, Pallavi Dhagat-Jander
Keywords(s): Magneto-acoustic devices, Signal processing
Category(s): Device, Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science
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