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Method for Delaying Frost Growth on Heat Exchangers

A meniscus-...

CF/PDMS Coiled Muscle

Dr. Tawfick from the University of IL has developed a composition of carbon fiber and silicone to create an artificial coiled muscle. This particular composition gives...

Method of Fabricating a Microplasma Chip with Unique Topographies

Dr. Gary Eden from the University of IL has developed a unique process of fabricating a microplasma chip that is useful for ozone...

SolvSEM: New Solid Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries with Improved Performance and Processability

Prof. Andrew Gewirth from the University of Illinois has developed a new technology which improves the safety, stability and processability of solid state batteries....

Rapid Fabrication of Microvascular Polymers and Composites

Dr. Sottos from the University of IL has developed a method of creating microscopic channels within a gel matrix. The process takes less time...

Integrated Rectifier-Generator for Offshore Wind Turbine

Dr. Arijit Banerjee from the University of IL has developed an integrated rectifier-generator system that improves power electronics architecture reducing bulkiness and...

Improved Condensation of Organic Fluids on Lubricant-infused Surfaces

Dr. Nenad Miljkovic from University of Illinois has developed an invention which improves the condensation of organic fluids. Vapor condensation is an ubiquitous process...

Carbon Nanotube Portfolio for Manufacturing Applications

This portfolio includes carbon nanotube growth and processing methods relevant to nanotube manufacturing....

Process for Removing and Incorporating Heteroatoms into Small Pore Zeotype Materials

Dr. Flaherty from the University of Illinois has a developed a method for significantly removing aluminum from standard zeolite crystals and incorporating other...

A new class of monomers for the fabrication of sustainable polyurethane materials

Dr. Zimmerman from the University of Illinois has developed a new class of compounds for the fabrication of repurposable polyurethane materials. The polyurethanes made...

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