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Novel Magnesium Boride Materials for Hydrogen Storage
Hydrogen storage is one of the great challenges limiting the commercialization of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell technology for automobile and unmanned vehicles. Full commercialization is dependent upon the development of compact and cost competitive hydrogen storage technologies with longer drive range and capability of meeting pract...
Published: 10/5/2017   |   Inventor(s): Godwin Severa, Craig Jensen
Category(s): Engineering, Materials Science, Energy, Chemistry
Selective Inhibitors of GSK3-beta
Technology Glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK3) is a ubiquitously expressed serine/threonine kinase that is being investigated clinically for a variety of therapeutic applications including CNS disorders, metabolic disorders and in dental health. Centrally, GSK3 is primarily responsible for aberrant phosphorylation of tau leading to pathologic...
Published: 1/31/2017   |   Inventor(s): Qing Xiao Li, Zhibin Liang
Keywords(s): Healthcare:Alzheimer’s Disease, Healthcare:Metabolic Diseases, Healthcare:Neurological Disorders, Healthcare:Oncology, Healthcare:Therapeutic, Therapeutic
Category(s): Chemistry, Healthcare, Therapeutic
Method and Device for Biochemical Sensing (Exclusively Licensed - please inquire for further details)
Medical diagnostics using chemical sensing of antibody, antigens, DNA fragments and other biochemicals are addressed using semiconductor sensors and supportive biochemical processes. This successful marriage of semiconductor sensors and biochemistry address a diversity of potential biochemical diagnostics and measurements including detection an...
Published: 2/11/2016   |   Inventor(s): James Holm-Kennedy
Category(s): Microbiology, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Sensors, Healthcare
A combined instrument for Raman and LIBS (Laser-induced breakdown) spectrometry, utilizing a single laser source and single spectrograph
Scientists at the Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology (HIGP) have developed a system which can perform both Raman spectroscopy and LIBS (Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy) using a single laser source, a spectrograph equipped with a multichannel detector. Raman spectroscopy provides the molecular vibrational spectra and is widely use...
Published: 1/25/2011   |   Inventor(s): Anupam Misra, Shiv Sharma, Paul Lucey
Category(s): Sensors, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences
Process for Direct Transesterification of Microalgal, Yeast, or Oil Seeds in Ionic Liquids
A novel process to either extract or directly transesterify bio-oils from biomass or extract proteins from biomass using a one-step process. Applications Extraction of bio-oils from microalgae, yeast, or oil seeds Direct transesterification of bio-oils for biodiesel production Extraction of proteins from biomass Advantages Unlike traditional solven...
Published: 5/10/2010   |   Inventor(s): Michael Cooney, Gregory Young
Category(s): Chemistry, Energy
Homogeneous Antibody-based FRET Immunoassays
Technology This invention details use of the protein L binding domain as a convenient handle for converting off-the-shelf antibodies or fragments into a rapid, sensitive, single-step, homogeneous, and non-competitive immunoassay. Protein L binds to all antibody classes including Fab fragments and single chain variable fragments. This allows f...
Published: 4/28/2010   |   Inventor(s): Wei-Wen (Winston) Su
Category(s): Biology, Diagnostic, Chemistry
Double Grating Sagnac Fourier Transform Spectrometer
Researchers in the University of Hawaii's Free-Electron Laser Group have developed a Fourier transform spectrometer based on a modified Sagnac interferometer. The instrument uses two gratings as dispersive elements to greatly improve the spectral resolution, and in-line optics to match the beam size in the interferometer to optimize the efficiency....
Published: 3/12/2010   |   Inventor(s): Eric Szarmes, Huan Ma
Category(s): Sensors, Physics, Chemistry
Hybrid Solid-State/Electrochemical Photoelectrode for Hydrogen Production
Fossil fuels provide about 85% of the world’s energy but scientists have been trying to find alternative energy sources for decades because of the attendant environmental problems and the increasing costs of exploration and production associated with fossil fuels. Adding to these problems, the US Department of Energy projects that the world&r...
Published: 3/12/2010   |   Inventor(s): Eric Miller, Richard Rocheleau
Category(s): Energy, Chemistry
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