Available Technologies by Category
Optical Wireless Communications System Self-Powered by Triboelectric Nanogenerator
  • High capacity: Utilizes optical electromagnetic frequencies for transmission to bypass the crowding from other wireless service providers
  • Sustainable: Sources renewable energy via the TENG
  • Practical: Contains parameters and techniques that can be optimized for different circumstances
Heterogeneous Integration Method for III-Nitride Devices
  • High performance: Enables simple and fast transfer to foreign substrates with an automated pick-and-place technique
  • Compatible: Can be used to transfer devices of any shape and size—from micron to millimeter
  • Efficient: Allows reuse of the growth wafer, lowering production costs
High-Performance Broadband Photodetector and Power Generator
  • Versatile: Adjusts for several different parameters, including light intensity, switching frequency, and illumination area
  • Efficient: Provides voltage that is easily converted for use through a medium that is small, low cost, and easily fabricated
  • Highly sensitive: Operates with ultra-high light sensitivity, even at very low light intensity, and fast response speeds
Innovative Draw-based Fabrication of Patterned Structures Beyond Prismatic Geometries
  • Innovative: Pioneers a new method, expanding the applications of drawing lithography for shapes other than sharp point geometry
  • Straightforward: Introduces a simpler procedure that, unlike photolithography, does not require a cleanroom or ultraviolet (UV) curing, making it viable for continuous manufacturing
  • Flexible: Includes parameters that can be tuned to produce patterns of different sizes and shapes
Inverted Organoids for Breast Cancer and Other Invasion Studies
  • Innovative: Serves as a convenient platform for studying the invasive abilities of breast cancer cells
  • Stable: Enables formation of large inverted organoids where the basement membrane forms on the interior surface alongside a breast cell line epithelium
  • Flexible: Allows for long-term studies of at least 25 days due to the robust maintenance of the inverted orientation
Polymer-Based Removal of Pollutants from Contact Lenses
  • Effective: Removes large-particle pollutants as effectively as traditional cleaning solutions, and removes smaller pollutants and microplastics with significantly higher efficacy
  • Robust: Utilizes an elastic polymer that enables contact force between two elastic materials to do the work of removing particles of any size
  • Safe: Eliminates the need for soaking and rubbing removal methods that may tear or damage contact lenses
Assessment of Soluble Cancer Biomarkers for Focused Ultrasound Therapy
  • Simple: Avoids reliance on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based methods of monitoring and optimizing FUS therapy
  • Safe: Relies on a small amount of fluid collected before/after FUS-targeted drug delivery
  • Robust: Enables a range of new therapeutic interventions for cancerous tumors as well as both delivery and monitoring/optimizing of those therapies
Streamlined Hematology Analysis for Point-of-Care Settings
  • Streamlined: Enables testing in point-of-care settings without complex procedures and specially trained personnel
  • Highly accurate: Offers a spatial resolution higher than current methods due to the shorter wavelength of UV light
  • Cost-effective: Saves on reagents, complex equipment costs, and time-intensive processes without compromising diagnostic quality
Technique Improves Printing Quality for 3D Nanoprinting
  • High-performance: Enables a powerful process for high-throughput 3D printing of micro- and nanoscale structures
  • Efficient: Reduces defects during printing to improve yield and decrease excess printing commonly observed with FP-TPL
  • Improved: Broadens the applicability of FP-TPL to printing of functional micro- and nanoscale structures
Low-Voltage Nanowire-Assisted Electroporation for Water Disinfection
  • Efficient: Achieves rapid and universal pathogen inactivation with low power consumption
  • Flexible: Features a configurable structure that can be placed easily into existing pipeline systems
  • Chemical-free: Permits disinfection without the addition of chemicals that generate harmful and carcinogenic byproducts
Unique Processing Method for Highly Durable Bismaleimide Plastic
  • Highly durable: Demonstrates an impact strength of up to 69 kilo joules per square meter—a 392% increase over BMI that did not undergo HSSM processing
  • High-fidelity: Overcomes the typical limitations of BMI without the use of chemical additives
  • Straightforward: Requires only simple, conventional equipment for development
Super-Absorbent Polymer (SAP) Beads for Collection of Biofluid Samples
  • Fast: Accommodates preloading of specimen collection tubes and completes absorption of analytical targets within a few minutes of fluid collection
  • Low cost: Employs economical materials and eliminates the need for refrigeration of samples while also lowering the weight of samples for transport
  • Easy to use: Avoids the need for filtration, centrifugation, or pipetting and the associated equipment for such tasks
Novel Chemical Compounds Support Excess Copper Removal in Biological Systems
  • Powerful: Displays an affinity for copper that is unprecedented among synthetic ligands, with a complex stability constant of logK = 20.0
  • Specific: Functions without interference by other metals in the body
  • Effective: Possesses a strong copper coordinating ability, even in the complex chemical environments of different biological systems
LogicFuzzer Cybersecurity Framework
  • Accurate: Demonstrates high reliability in identifying the presence of malicious code and programs
  • Robust: Identifies malware even if the attacker hides the malicious behavior (e.g., by using a logic bomb), since it is agnostic to large timer or counter values set to hide malicious code segments
  • Easy to use: Eliminates the need for a training stage and requires only the binary program rather than source code
Novel Wireless Network Architecture with Frame Aggregation Scheme
  • Innovative: Addresses increased latency in the power-saving geophone relay scheme using an optimized frame aggregation analytical model
  • High efficiency: Saves power with a carefully designed FA-PSGR scheme for extended survey duration
  • Intelligent: Maintains real-time data acquisition by turning geophones on “sleep mode” during idle periods, reducing channel bandwidth
Smart Device Control of Robot Swarms in a Changing Environment
  • Intelligent: Minimizes the driving distance for each robot automatically and adapts to changes in the environment
  • Efficient: Covers a large area more efficiently than one single, large robot
  • Robust: Builds in collision avoidance and self-corrects to changes in the swarm, such as individual robot failures
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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 
High-Caliber 3D and Aerosol Jet Printing with Regenerated Silk Fibroin (RSF)
  • High fidelity: Preserves silk fibroin’s advantageous mechanical properties by creating a printable RSF solution without the need for chemical additives
  • High quality: Identifies the optimum parameters for producing printed patterns with minimal flaws
  • Efficient: Reduces obstacles (e.g., clogged nozzle and overspray) normally encountered in other processes, like inkjet printing
Vapor Modification Method for Wood Product Preservation
  • Water repellant: Manages moisture content by facilitating deep penetration and coating of metal oxide throughout the wood structure
  • Fungal resistant: Withstands mold growth in humid and moist environments
  • Thermally insulating: Reduces thermal bridging in wood studs used in building materials
Root-Inspired Ground Anchor
  • Improved performance: Provides higher capacity with shorter installation length, as compared with linear ground anchors or foundations piles
  • Robust: Increases resistance to mechanical shearing in the soil around the anchor
  • Increased stability: Resists axial, torsional, and moment loads