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Corn Oil and Dextrose Process

 

Method and apparatus for processing corn into one or more corn products including dextrose. In a preferred process, corn is processed and treated with solvent(s)...

Dry-Grind Corn Milling

 

Methods and apparatus for processing corn into one or more corn products. Oil is extracted from corn or corn products or by-products with a solvent. The corn-...

High Power Flow Battery

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a novel membrane formulation for use in flow batteries or fuel cells. The device, based on synthetic...

Flame Retardant Microcapsules for Batteries

 

University of Illinois researchers have developed a method of placing flame retardant into lithium-ion batteries without impacting battery performance. This...

Polymers for Non-Aqueous Flow Batteries

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have synthesized new redox active polymers for use in non-aqueous flow batteries When combined with a size exclusion...

Alkaline Chemistries in Microfluidic Fuel Cells

 

This fuel cell is an invention of miniature proportions. University of Illinois researchers have developed the ability to integrate alkaline and mixed-media...

Dewatering Ultrafine Particulate Slurries by Forward Osmosis

 

Dr. Rajagopalan from the University of Illinois has developed a method to dewater ultrafine particulate slurries and gelatinous slurries to produce dry mine...

Innovative fuel and new catalyst ink

An innovative, formic acid fuel mixture enhanced by a safer and more efficient catalyst yields higher currents and superior performance in portable fuel cells.

This...

Low self-discharge nano-capacitors

 

Dr. Hubler has developed a novel design of nano-capacitors that employs Coulomb Blockade to suppress self-discharge and increases dielectric strength. Based on Dr...

CRISPR/Cas9 Genome Editing and Gene Transcription in Clostridium

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed genetic engineering tools for the manipulation of Clostridia using the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Various...

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