Environmental Testing & Remediation

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Novel Microcombustor for Highly Efficient Generation of Electric Power from Fuel Microcombustor

 

This technology is a microcombustor a compact, submillimeter device that burns hydrocarbon fuels homogeneously as a source of power. It efficiently converts heat...

VaPRRS -Technology for Effective Air Quality Control

 

The University's Vapor Phase Removal and Recovery System (VaPRRS) is a patented long-lasting filter that effectively removes dilute volatile organic compounds (...

A Composite Biosorbent for Treatment of Heavy Metal Waste Streams

 

This purification technology is a means of activating a ceramic substrate and preparing a chitosan gel that coats the surface of the substrate as well as its...

Colloidal Polymer Adsorbent for Removing Natural Organic Matter from Drinking Water Supplies

 

This purification technology offers a more environmentally friendly and economically competitive method for purifying drinking water supplies.

To create the...

Quantum Dot Encoding of Aptamer-Linked Nanostructures for One Pot Simultltaneous Detection of Multltiple Analytes

 

Nanoparticle-based colormetric biosensors allow onsite, real-time qualitative or semi-quantitative detection without complicated analytical instruments. Their...

Water Resistant Metal-Organic Frameworks

 

The construction of nanoporous metal-organic frameworks (MOF) by copolymerization of organic molecules with metal ions has received widespread attention in recent...

Gas Purification Device with Liquefaction of Dilute Gas Components

 

Many manufacturing processes currently emit large quantities of gas effluent into the atmosphere or dispose of by techniques such as thermal oxidation or bio-...

Thermal Swing Adsorption Based on Electrical Properties of the Adsorbent

 

A method for indirectly monitoring and controlling an electrically resistive adsorption system. Adsorption of a predetermined adsorbate is conducted while...

Simple, catalytic DNA biosensors for effective detection of heavy metals & other diverse analytes based on color changes

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new technology capable of effectively detecting and quantifying metal ions in a...

A fluorescent sensor for Hg_+ detection

 

Sensors that can detect mercury with high sensitivity and selectivity are very useful in preventing mercury poisoning as well as understanding its distribution....

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