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Enantioselective Separation of Racemic Mixtures Using Carbon Nanoparticles

Dr. Pan from the University of IL has developed chirally active carbon nanoparticles that have shown to be highly enantioselective adsorbants. This technology is very...

Si Composite Li-Ion Battery Anodes with Dynamic Ionic Bonding

This technology developed by Professor Sottos and her research team improves capacity in Li-ION batteries with a new type of Si composite anode and...

Lunch Box Size Portable Gas Chromatograph Portfolio 

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is seeking partners to further develop this suite of small gas chromatographs. This portfolio of eight patented technologies...

Chirally active Carbon Nanoparticles for Enantioselective Separation of Racemic Mixtures

 

 

Dr. Dipanjan Pan from the University of Illinois has...

Rapid, predictable curing of composites

 

Professors Jeffrey Moore, Nancy Sotos, and Scott White from the University of Illinois has developed a novel method to create composites that allows for much easier...

Methods for Simultaneous Sugar Utilization in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae

 

 

Dr. Yong Su Jin from the University of IL has engineered new Saccharomyces strains to bypass the preferential consumption of glucose. These strains allow...

Vacuum Stripping Fermentation Technology to Improve Productivity in Dry Grind Corn Process for Bioethanol Production

Dr. Singh from the University of IL has developed an ethanol vacuum stripping process compatible with the dry grind corn process. In contrast to current technologies, this...

Shape Memory Polymer Reusable Dry Adhesive

Dr. Seok Kim from the University of IL has developed a removable and reusable dry adhesive for wall hanging applications. This invention uses a shape memory polymer and...

3D Printing of High Quality Materials

Dr. Moore from the University of Illinois has developed a new method of 3D printing which enables the use of high quality components. This printing method cures materials...

Polymer Microcolumns for Gas or Vapor Separation

Dr. Suslick has developed a method to form polymer microcolumns for portable and disposable gas chromatography. Using sacrificial materials as a template, 2D and 3D...

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