Available Technologies by Category
Digital-to-Analog Converter Model for Optical Link Simulations
  • Efficient- can simulate frequency dependent effects in a computationally efficient manner
Disease Progression Modeling
  • Accurate - Provides continuous time modeling, which is more appropriate for medical data due to patients being monitored at irregular intervals
  • Multipurpose - Could be used for disease staging, characteristic progression pattern discovery, prediction of the future state of disease, fast local progression detection, and to enable understanding of disease progression
Disposable Cassette for Dialysis
  • Efficient- designed to minimize human error and reduces set-up time of dialysis treatment
  • Automated- enables automated dialysis mode selection using radio frequency identification
  • Disposable-  eliminates potential contamination in patient treatment


Disposable Impedance Biosensor for Cell Manufacturing
  • Multi-point measurements- provide tempo-spatial profiles of culture attributes and can print a wide range of conductive and insulating materials on both rigid and flexible substrates with non-planar surfaces
  • Wireless - collects the signal wirelessly via printed antennas to simplify the integration to different types of existing bioreactor technologies
  • Safe - system does not apply contact, and minimizes any chance of harm or contamination to affect the cell culture
Distributed Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Chain Significantly Improves Drone Navigation When GPS Fails
  • The robust Distributed PNT Chain enables a swarm of drones or other autonomous platforms to effectively navigate when they are denied GPS access. 
  • The system shares and processes all available sensor data to significantly improve the robustness and reliability of drone teams.
  • The highly modular system is interoperable with preexisting GPS INSs and supports variable and evolving platform geometries.
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.
Drive Belt with Surface Texture to Minimize Vibrations
  • Effective: Demonstrated significant reduction in vibration compared with flat, untextured belt surfaces in preliminary testing 
  • Simple: Provides a straightforward and easy-to-implement solution to a widespread problem 
  • Economical: Offers a far less expensive means of maintaining the operation of machinery compared with replacing worn belts or employing complex tension systems
Driving Neural Activity to Rapidly Control Inflammation, Protein, and Gene Expression in the Brain
  • Novel non-invasive method utilizing neural activity to swiftly control inflammation, protein, and gene expression in the brain.
  • The technology enables rapid and precise modulation of brain functions, potentially revolutionizing treatment for various neurological conditions.
  • Commercial applications include treating Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and more, offering faster, non-invasive, and targeted therapeutic options.
Droplet Impingement Planar-Array-Micro-Reactor
  • Component Integration – high degree of multi-functionality
  • Scalability – throughput
  • Simple  simple operations and robustness
Dual Electrode Ultrasonic Transducers
  • Optimized – allows for both transmitting and receiving signals to be optimized
  • Reduced Interference – reduces interference in receiving and transmitting signals to reduce dead zones
Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Through Primary Beam Modulation
  • More affordable than currently available comparable DECT components.
  • Eliminates the need for two scans, resulting in a shorter imaging time and reducing issues associated to patient motion during scans.
  • Compatible with most CT scanners, including cone-beam CT.
Dual-Polarized Antenna for OFDM
  • Assists wireless devices conform to power transmission limits that normally accompany FCC transmit mask rules
  • Power maximization and substantial gain in Signal-Noise Ratio at the receiver by combating fading on a subcarrier-by-subcarrier basis
  • Minimal signal loss within the channel for each subcarrier through the use of polarization control
Durable, Water Repellent Coatings
  • Durable – coating is wear-resistant against many types of damage and retains its water repellent properties over a long period of time
  • Low Cost – production process is simple and straight-forward
  • Functional – can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications
Dynamic Neck Support for Extended Surgeries and Other Applications
  • This device alleviates neck pain caused by looking down for extended periods of time. 
  • The pulling force changes relative to the extent the head is bent, providing comfortable support both when the head is upright and when bent.
  • In mass production, the cost could be less than $10. 
Dynamic Stochastic Optimal Electrical Power Flow Control
  • Enables multi-objective optimal control capability to complex electrical power systems
  • Uses nonlinear optimal control techniques, such as adaptive critic designs and the model predictive control method
  • Allows seamless integration of intermittent renewable generation resources
Eco-Method Mordant that Improves Natural Dye Adhesion to Synthetic Fabrics
  • Eco-friendly: An improved industrial dyeing process because it reduces excessive heat and water contamination during manufacturing.
  • Wide applicability: Demonstrated to be successful with other materials beyond polyester, including Kevlar and polyacrylonitrile (PAN).
  • Improved quality: Improving commercial dye methods without losing the desired properties of polyester such as flexibility is beneficial to industries like medical supply.
Edge Viewing Photodetector
  • Efficient
  • Cheaper
Efficient, Reliable, Robust Power Amplifiers for Wireless Communications
  • Increased efficiency — Satisfies zero voltage switching condition at 50% duty cycle and shapes the drain voltage at other duty cycles to minimize power loss
  • Improved reliability — Reduces peak drain swing
  • Mitigated variation — Determines optimal adaptation settings for each process shifted device using on-chip sensors and digital logic
Efficiently Generating Complex Hydrogel Structures for Tissue/Organ-on-a-Chip Models
  • Faster: Reduces preparation time from several hours to minutes
  • Simplified: Generates complex patterns, including perfusable channels, using light-triggered polymerization of synthetic hydrogels and photomasks rather than current equipment-intensive methods that use laser-based patterning or ablation techniques
  • Lowers regulatory burdens: Using synthetic rather than biological matrices simplifies regulatory hurdles, increases reproducibility from batch to batch, and increases tunability of the mechanical and biochemical properties of the matrix
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Electric Field Treatment Creates Safe, Effective Antimicrobial Surfaces
  • Creates safe, effective antimicrobial surfaces via bacteria inactivation without the use of chemicals
  • Targets cell membranes or capsid, is less likely to induce antimicrobial resistance, and should be effective for antibiotic-resistant bacteria
  • Requires very short electrical pulses to achieve effective bacteria inactivation, potentially leading to better antifouling performance