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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...

Environmentally Stable Core-Shell Microcapsules With Polymeric Protective Coatings

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a method of protecting microcapsules from harsh environments. This added barrier will enable microcapsules...

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...

High Temperature Resistant material for Refractory or Castable Applications

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a material with excellent thermal shock resistance. The material is easily castable and does not require...

An Internally Heated Shape Memory Polymer Dry Adhesive

 

Dr. Kim from the University of Illinois has developed a 2-part dry adhesive which has an electrically conductive layer and an adhesive layer. The electrically...

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...

Brightness Equalized Quantum Dots

 

Dr. Smith from the University of Illinois has developed a series of colloidal quantum dots that have precisely matched brightness among different colors. The...

Smart Polyurea Systems

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a powerful new platform of polyureas that enable systems that are hydrolyzable, self-healing,...

Cobalt Precursors For Formation of Cobalt or Cobalt-Containing Material

 

Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of cobalt requires a cobalt precursor that can be easily vaporized, leaving high-purity cobalt on a surface while causing no...

Simple, Catalytic DNA Biosensors For Effective Detection of Heavy Metals and 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...

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