Available Technologies by Category
mmWave Reconfigurable and Miniature On-Chip Filter Based on Vanadium Dioxide
  • VO2-based combline electromagnetic filter dynamically modulates millimeter wave 5G/6G passband frequencies above 30 GHz using phase-change properties to adjust transmission line lengths with heat.
  • Compact on-chip technology streamlines control, accommodates complex shapes and multiple bands, and minimizes insertion loss, addressing spatial, acoustic wave filtering, and efficiency challenges in mmWave arrays.
  • Designed for 5G and 6G networks, it enables flexible band switching above 30 GHz, addressing key technical challenges and supporting high-performance telecommunications demands.
     
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Inkjet Printed Multi-Layer mm-Wave Antennas and Passive Components
  • New manufacturing inkjet printing process to create massively scalable 2D and 3D antennas and passive components allows for rapid fabrication and low costs.
  • The novel innovation is both flexible and portable, enabling on-demand customization with minimal additional costs.
  • The ink manufacturing process has extensive applications from printed RF capacitators and inductors to smart cities, wearables, and skins.
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Adaptive Medical Image Recognition System with Limited Data Transfer Learning
  • Adaptive medical image recognition system that utilizes transfer learning to overcome limitations caused by minimal amounts of data.
  • Novel innovation transforms generic models into application-specific ones and overcomes the limitations of traditional systems that are often tailored to specific domains or imaging devices.
  • New image recognition system can be used for diagnostics and analysis as well as medical condition monitoring.
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Derivative-Free Output Feedback Adaptive Control for Vehicles
  • New Derivative-Free Output Feedback Adaptive Control for Vehicles improves adaptive control stabilization and tracking performance while achieving a simpler architectural model.
  • Innovation allows for faster adaptation and can be used for aircrafts, missiles, spacecrafts, industrial process, automotives, and airframes.
  • Novel technology uses generalization of assumptions to reduce modeling error while maintaining robustness and improving performance.
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Ultra-Thin Interposer Assemblies for Higher Integrated Circuit Bandwidth
  • New ultra-thin interposer aims to achieve high bandwidth in telecommunication processes by using an ultra-small pitch structure and ultra-high density interconnections.
  • The innovation allows for a great increase in bandwidth as well as a decrease  in complexity and costs in comparison to current solutions.
  • Novel invention provides advantages such as scalability, testability pre and post integration, and thermal flexibility for situations needing thermal isolation and conduction.
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Low-Cost, Efficient Intracellular Delivery of Proteins and Nucleic Acids via Hydrophobic Ion Pairing
  • Safe and efficient approach of delivering therapeutics to disease by mixing cargo and charged hydrophobic ions with cells.
  • Applications in therapeutic/drug delivery, protein transduction reagent, and gene transduction reagent.
  • Enables efficacious delivery of a wide range of protein and nucleic acid therapeutics.
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Scalable Manufacturing Approach of Graded Polymer Thin Film Has Potential for Widespread Use
  • Combines slot die coating with a custom roll-to-roll imaging system to allow for efficient, rapid, and scalable fabrication of high-quality gradient thin films.
  • An improved manufacturing process over existing techniques because it uses broad material combinations and yields higher quality patterned thin films.
  • Incorporates multiple materials to increase the application of patterned thin films across industries, including microelectronics, energy technologies, and environmental systems.
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Improving Quantitative Phase Imaging to Enhance Reliability and Broaden Applications
  • Universal application of an OBM/qOBM optical phase imaging device is made possible by the optimized SNR that identifies configurations with fewer limitations (e.g., conditions, tissue).
  • The simulated SNR can identify non-intuitive geometries for optical phase imaging devices that previously may not have been identified by the arduous experimental optimization process. 
  • Optimized SNR when OBM/qOBM devices take in-vivo and in-situ measurements have been proven reliable across multiple types of tissue.
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Magnetohydrodynamic Drive for Gas Production in Microgravity
  • Novel technology using magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) forces for gas production and phase separation in microgravity environments.
  • Unifies gas generation and phase separation stages, eliminating the need for moving parts and enhancing reliability.
  • Versatile applications in space exploration, satellite propulsion, in-space manufacturing, and other areas, offering efficient and dependable gas production solutions.
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Leverage the Advantages of Aluminum Nitride for Superior Ultra-Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for High-Power, High-Temperature Diodes and Transistors
  • Metal modulated epitaxy method enables the production of p-type beryllium-doped aluminum nitride films as key components in ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors for the first time. 
  • Achieves high reverse breakdown voltage—a significant advantage over wide bandgap materials such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride.
  • Improves current conduction over best previous results in p-type aluminum nitride (AIN) by 30,000,000 times and n-type AlN by 6,000 times.
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Mechanocatalytic Depolymerization of Plastics
  • A new process for recycling plastics has been created where plastics are broken down simultaneously by mechanical and catalytical forces.
  • This chemical recycling has less economic costs, produces less wastes, and allows for an increase in the number of different types of plastics that can be recycled.
  • The process also provides a convenient solution as it is highly scalable, requires less volumes of catalysts, and can be fueled by electronic and renewable energies.
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Messenger RNA–Based Expression of Cardiomyocyte Phenotype Sensors and Differentiating Genes for In Vitro Correction of Cardiac Disorders
  • This invention uses a gene therapy as a direct treatment for symptomatic bradyarrhythmia and removes the needs for implantation of electronic pacemakers.
  • The innovation does not lead to spillover to the liver, spleen and lungs; allows for mRNA gene transfer to stay focal to the injection site; and does not have danger of integration into the host’s DNA.
  • The new gene therapy could be used as first-line treatment of arrhythmias and consequent ailments and to circumvent the need for major surgical interventions.
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Dominance-Based Wireless Communication and Associated Solutions
  • A new method of wireless communication has lessened  the need for multiple channels and time durations, by creating a system where many transmitters can simultaneously transmit and increase network throughput.
  • This new system yields higher spatial reuse, reduces the latency of data reception, and improves loss performance and can be used in most wireless network scenarios.
  • The dominance based technique uses collection of information coding, and other supporting mechanisms in order to prevent the waste of communication resources.
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Smart Nanosensor-Embedded Stent System for Wireless Surveillance of Restenosis in Coronary Artery Disease
  • An electronic stent that incorporates an ultrathin stretchable wireless sensor for continuous surveillance of restenosis along with neointimal proliferation and plaque deposition.
  • There is no existing system that offers a clinically practical solution for continuous, real- time detection of both restenosis incidence and progression.
  • This device will profoundly decrease the number of healthcare dollars spent on repeated revascularization due to restenosis in CAD.
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Systems and Methods for Flexible Sheath Locking with Integrated Shape Sensing
  • This technology aims to become a new steerable device to reduce the invasiveness of traditional methods for delivering drugs and diagnostic devices inside the body.
  • There are no known existing methods of delivering radiotherapy without the potential of adversely affecting healthy cells.
  • This device and method will enable drastic improvements in the quality of life of patients having to undergo radiotherapy treatment. 
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Back-Illuminated, Modified Silicon Photomultipliers with Largely Enhanced Efficiency for Multiple Applications
  • A novel photomultiplier device has been created that minimizes photon losses, and greatly enhances the efficiency of the device.
  • The photomultiplier may improve the fill factor to 100% from 75% for the current SiPM and increases the usable wavelength range to cover the entire UV-Vis spectrum.
  • The technology contains a texturized photoelectric surface and at least one coating layer and can be produced using standard manufacturing processes and low extinction coefficient materials.
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Enhanced Diversifying Base Editors for Directed Evolution in S. cerevisiae
  • This invention presents an optimized and integrated CRISPR diversifying base editor for use in yeast and demonstrate its ability to rapidly improve the affinity of an antibody through yeast display. 
  • The innovation has enhanced the base editor mutation rate up has been increased to 27-fold by characterizing an improved key variant and by optimizing the structure of the CRISPR guide RNAs.
  • The technology has attained a rate roughly 10-fold higher than state-of-art systems and facilitates ultra-rapid antibody diversification.
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Novel Repressor Proteins for Gene Regulation and CRISPRi
  • The new CRISPRi platform uses novel fusion proteins to specifically inhibit target genes of interest and overcome the off-target issues with existing CRISPR platforms already on the market.
  • The technology can be used as a life science tool and/or for diagnostics and therapeutics.
  • The platform aims to limit off-target editing, circumvent incomplete gene knockdown sgRNA sequence-dependent repression activity, and variable performance across human cancer cell lines.
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Tunable Membrane-Based Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery
  • Customizable membrane structure and surface properties provide selective removal of contaminants of emerging concerns (CEC) and recovery of valuable components.
  • An enlarged membrane surface area, combined with a gutter effect from the interlayer, results in nearly double the water permeability of current filtration membranes.
  • Achieves high-performance recovery of essential nutrients/fertilizers that are free of CECs.
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A Brayton Electrochemical Refrigerator/Air-Conditioner
  • The Brayton Electrochemical Refrigerator/AC is a new, electrochemistry-based method of highly efficient cooling. 
  • Based on the Brayton cycle, the process provides continuous cooling while also providing near-zero global warming potential (GWP) refrigeration.
  • This technology is highly efficient with a measured coefficient of performance that exceeds 8 as well as a non-flammable and non-toxic technology.
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