Available Technologies by Category
Advanced Techniques in Floating-Gate Transistor Programming
  • Precise
  • Smaller switch count
  • Fewer parasitic
Advancing Mass Spectrometry with Novel Interface
  • Flexible: Allows for integration with a range of operational modes and analytical workflows for different ESI-MS techniques
  • High performance: Offers enhanced sensitivity and a significantly improved limit of detection
  • Robust and effective: Minimizes charged ion loss and enables sampling of the most analytically “valuable” droplets
Aerodynamic Drag Reduction at Low Angles of Attack
  • Substantial drag reduction
Aerodynamically-Adaptive Platforms using Distributed Bleed Flow Control
  • Safe – mitigates or completely suppresses adverse effects of flow-induced vibrations and aero-elastic instabilities
  • High Performance – enables aircraft maneuverability and light-weight, efficient wing designs
  • Improved Reliability – reduces flow damage to aerostructures and allows extended lifetime
AI Systems for Personalized Wearable Robotic Systems
  • The system generalizes to different users, varying terrain conditions and walking speeds.
  • The system is designed to transfer between different wearable robotics devices.
  • The system optimally estimates the physiological state of the user to provide the best assistance that the wearable robot can give the user allowing for optimal control across tasks.
AI-Designed High Energy–Density High-Temperature Polymers
  • The present materials are capable of withstanding enormous electric fields at very high temperatures.
  • The materials produced are extremely lightweight.
  • Vehicles making use of these materials will be lightweight, and lighter vehicles consume less energy.
Air-Breathing Plasma Jet Engine
  • Sustainable: This invention has the potential to replace costly hydrocarbon fuel with a sustainable and cost-effective alternative.
  • Adaptable: Depending on the application, the plasma can be created and coupled by various means, including direct current electric arcs, radio frequency plasma, and microwave plasma.
  • Cost-saving: This invention has the potential to replace costly hydrocarbon fuel with a sustainable and cost-effective alternative.
Airborne Acoustic Sensing System for “Ear in the Sky” Capabilities on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Optimizes speech clarity: Uses acquired empirical data and iteratively refines the processing capability until the optimal signal to noise ratio (SNR) is achieved
  • Improves covert detection: Enables acquisition of a live voice signal from a person of interest without detection by using UAS platforms to remotely acquire acoustic signals and using digital signal processing algorithms to filter, enhance, and localize the speech signal of interest
  • Enhances warfare tools: Provides increased situational awareness, enhanced ISR capabilities, and helps identify potential security threats to deployed assets
6985, 7223
Airy-beam Tomographic Microscopy for Biological Imaging
  • Streamlined: Offers a scan-free method of obtaining 3D-resolution images
  • Volumetric imaging: Generates and resolves images of tissues and cells in the 3D space  
  • High resolution and image depth: Provides 3D diffraction-limited resolution 
Algorithm for Optical Microscopy Image Denoising and Restoration
  • Miro performs consistent noise correction independent of the image sampling rate (working even with sparse images).
  • MIRO is compatible with all major imaging systems and camera types.
  • Unlike existing approaches, MIRO uses pattern, uniform, and non-uniform noise statistics to correct microscopy-relevant noise sources.
All-Electronic Immunophenotyping Device for Point-of-Care Testing
  • Convenient: Provides an all-electronic immunophenotyping process with straightforward equipment and techniques
  • Low cost: Performs sophisticated, multistep analyses in a system that is affordable enough for point-of-care settings
  • Flexible: Allows for the easy immobilization of multiple antibodies in the device—a shortcoming of current systems
8045, 8047
Alternative Methods for Producing Fixed Nitrogen
  • Increased efficiency - directly oxidizes nitrogen to create nitric acid
  • Sustainable practice - less energy-intensive process than existing practices
  • Cost saving – elimination of heat and pressure during production 
Alternative Plastic Solution Using Chitin Nanofibers
  • Environmentally friendly – made from renewable materials and biodegradable
  • Competitive – permeability comparable or better than industry standard
  • Cheap – made from a low cost and renewable resources 
Alveolar Breath Separation and Collection Device
  • Simple: this device has fewer components than prior devices
  • Inexpensive: this device is less expensive than previous devices due to its simpler design
An Approach to Human-Robot Collaborative Drilling & Fastening in Aerospace Final Assembly
  • The invention is a new, collaborative, and adaptive robot-based approach to complete drilling and fastening tasks autonomously in an adaptable, unstructured environments using an expert demonstrator and human operator. 
  • The human trains the robot to autonomously complete tasks by defining its environment and demonstrating how to locate, classify, and insert fasteners into a fuselage using a camera and 3D sensor that surveys the area. 
  • While the system starts with no information, it can use online and offline learning techniques to develop a data bank of information to utilize throughout the insertion process.
An Electronic Microfluidic Platform for On-Chip Apoptosis Quantification using Annexin V-Based PS Externalization Detection-GT NEXT
  • This electronic microchip integrates an electrical sensor network with a microfluidic capture chamber to detect phosphatidylserine (PS) externalization, offering a compact, user-friendly, and cost-effective solution for apoptotic analysis.
  • The prototype provides high sensitivity and specificity without the need for prelabeling, making it suitable for diverse applications in clinical diagnostics and biomedical research.
  • It supports drug discovery, toxicity evaluation, and bioprocessing optimizations, enhancing disease mechanism studies and therapeutic target identification.
An Improved Lattice-Reduction-Aided K-best Algorithm for Low Complexity and High Performance Communications
  • The invention is a more efficient, less complex version of the LR-aided K-best algorithm as it achieves the same performance as existing algorithms and can perform more computations in less time. 
  • The algorithm can be applied to any device using the next generation of wireless communication including home networks, cellular systems, and wireless networks.
  • The new innovation allows for lower complexity operations, higher system throughput, and a better scalability. 
Annuloplasty Ring & Methods for Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Specificity- aligns with specific landmarks only found on the tricuspid annulus
  • Unique- attains an anterior, posterior, and septal segment that conform to the anterior, posterior, and septal sections of the native tricuspid annulus
  • Regulatory- adjustable annuloplasty ring, which facilitates independent control over individual leaflets.
Anodically Coloring Molecular Electrochromics (EC) Improve Contrast, Color, and Transitions
  • True black-to-clear transitions with high contrast and color tuning are now possible with anodically coloring electrochromics.
  • Broad absorption supports color mixing and color tunability in the charged state, and color tuning is enabled by manipulating the oscillator strengths of radical cation transitions.  
  • Energy required for practical electrochromic applications is effectively decreased by much lower oxidative potentials, as compared to their corresponding polyamides.
Antenna-Less RFID Tag
  • Cheaper – minimized transmission components significantly reduces manufacturing costs
  • Flexible – tags can be reprogrammed to perform different functions
  • Smaller  - reduced number of components allows for smaller chips