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Fluidic devices with photo-actuated gates and re-patternable channels
Technology Description This patented technology (US 8,580,161) describes ways of controlling fluid movement in microfluidic devices and microwell plates. Fluid movement is achieved by controlling gating, valving, and permeation using light-actuated compounds such as a spiropyran. Prototypes have been tested in the lab and we are looking for a lice...
Published: 5/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): Vincent Remcho, Jintana Nammoonnoy, Myra Koesdjojo
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomedical, Biotechnology, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Diagnostic, Medical Science & Technologies, Multiplexing, Nanotechnology, Physics / Applied Engineering, Research Tools
Category(s): Device, Chemical, Chemistry, Diagnostics, Engineering, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Research Tools
Radiation Detector for Simultaneous Spectroscopy of Beta Rays and Gamma Rays
Technology Description This innovation is a radiation detecting device that can simultaneously analyze both Beta and Gamma rays. This is accomplished by using two Beta sensitive elements (called scintillators) and one Gamma scintillator. The scintillators are selected so that they are sensitive to different radiation types and have different decay ...
Published: 5/18/2016   |   Inventor(s): Abdollah Farsoni, David Hamby
Keywords(s): Diagnostic, Physics / Applied Engineering, Radiation Detection
Category(s): Physical Science
Heat-activated Heat-pump System with Compressor and Regenerator
Technology Description This heat-activated heat-pump system comprises a power cycle coupled to a vapor-compression refrigeration cycle both utilizing the same working fluid. The power cycle uses a boiler, an expander receiving superheated vapor and producing work from the superheated vapor, a condenser, and a pump. A regenerator conducts a first st...
Published: 5/18/2016   |   Inventor(s): Monte Kevin Drost, Thomas Herron, Richard Peterson
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Areospace Engineering, Physics / Applied Engineering
Category(s): Nanoscience & Microtechnologies
Low Cost Methods for Producing Microchannel Process Technology
Technology Description This manufacturing architecture uses microchannel flow inserts to eliminate the need for small photochemically-machined features, thereby enabling the use of stamping and, in turn, improving the material utilization and reducing the cost of compact, microchannel heat exchangers made from refractory alloys needed for high-temp...
Published: 5/17/2016   |   Inventor(s): Brian Paul, Samuel Brannon
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemical Synthesis, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Energy Storage, Heat exchangers, Heat Transfer, Manufacturing, Mechanical & Areospace Engineering, Metal Alloy, Microchannel, Mixing, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Physical Science, Physics / Applied Engineering, Process/Procedure, Reactor, Research Tools
Category(s): Device, Engineering, Medical Devices, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Research Tools, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies, Transportation
Chemical Stabilization of Graphite Electrodes
Technology Description The technology describes a simple, economical and scalable flow bath chemical treatment of a graphite electrode surface to extend its useful life by up to 10-fold. This chemical treatment method is applicable to numerous systems where graphite electrodes perform electrooxidation or electroreduction.Features & Benefits Che...
Published: 8/6/2012   |   Inventor(s): Alexandre Yokochi, Michael Lerner, Alexander Bistrika
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Biological & Environmental Engineering, Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics / Applied Engineering
Category(s): Chemistry, Engineering, Materials Science, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
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