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The developed technology aims to solve the water production and management problem in the cathode catalyst layer of a PEM Fuel Cell during a high current density operation.

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The present invention provides decellularized cartilage (DCC) fragments or powder as a raw material component to be utilized for scaffolds and provides a microenvironment similar to that of native cartilage tissue. The DCC powder provides a platform technology upon which many cartilage, or even bone, tissue engineering scaffolds could be based.

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A novel computer vision-based approach for fatigue crack detection using a video stream was developed.  The technology offers significant advantages over traditional inspection and fixed sensor-based methods and overcomes many of the limitations and concerns with static image and image processing based techniques.

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This method utilizes a novel solid catalyst made specifically for olefin epoxidation. The catalyst utilizes a base in order to allow hydrogen peroxide to be utilized as an oxidant.  Further the system allows for a constant flow of feedstock to flow through the catalyst with minimal leaching of the metal from the catalyst allowing for a longer life of the catalyst.

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This invention relates to a class of devices, the Radar Energy Absorbing Low Draw Vortex Generator (RAD-LDVG), which produce vortices over external or internal aerodynamic and/or hydrodynamic surfaces.

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This invention provides an improved method for producing a novel interfacing capillary device that is less costly and more durable than existing sheathless devices.  This simplified production method does not require sample dilution, etching, or precision hand tools, and is automated and reproducible.  

This invention is a tubular electrospun scaffold of natural protein gelatin and synthetic polyglycolic acid (PGA) / poly-lactic-co-glycolic (PLGA) polymers in a bioreactor system connected to a flow circuit and seeded with cultured fibroblasts and endothelial cells.

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The invention is a lightweight device that remains tethered in place to a base unit on the ground by cables, can be equipped with various types of surveillance equipment, and can quickly elevate vertically into the air by simple controls.

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The present invention employs a novel use of multiplexing and cross-connect architecture to improve energy efficiency in optical networks.

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The invention describes a small, light-weight, low-power, multichannel radio that receives signals from ground based commercially-licensed broadcast transmitters and analyzes these signals to estimate the receiver's position, groundspeed and heading. Other technologies providing navigation data from ground-based RF broadcasters require a local ground based reference station.
 
Development status: completed system-level simulation; awaiting experimental proof-of-concept
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