Renewable Fuels

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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...

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...

Stable Pyrochlore Electrocatalysts and Nanomaterial Formed Therefrom for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Acidic Media

 

Dr. Yang from the University of Illinois has developed several stable pyrochlore based electrocatalysts that are efficient OER catalysts in acidic media,...

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