Technologies related to batteries, photovoltaics, fuel cells, alternative fuels, and energy harvesting
Thor Power Pod
The new invention is patented, prototyped, and available for licensing to private companies for military or commercial applications
Sustainable, high performance fuels and lubricants
24 issued US patents; 5 US patents pending; and 9 international patent filings enable private industry to license for production, sales
Wireless power system design toolbox
Modeling, simulation, and analysis of wireless power transfer systems for rapid assessment and visualization
Photovoltaic cells utilizing a greenhouse filter and reflective...
Design converts radiative energy into electricity in a more efficient way than conventional cells
Imprinting surfaces with carbon nanotubes for solar cell...
Films which are surface imprinted with nanometer-sized particles to produce micro or nano-structured electron and hole collecting interfaces
Metal borohydride tablets for on-demand hydrogen generation
Green chemistry solution for H2 pelletized storage and use
Harvesting electrical energy from a data bus
A switching circuit diverts excess power within a communications bus for use elsewhere without disrupting the normal operation of the bus
Pan & tilt mount for a solar reflector
Simple device allows for the directing of solar radiation onto a collector and for turning the reflectors out of the way of damaging weather
Low energy laser igniter enhances and sustains engine...
Engine manufacturers can leverage this invention to overcome the challenges inherent in spark igniters
Rapid detection of bio-contamination in fuel tanks
Accurate and quantitative real-time detection of microbial growth in fuel in the field before high cell density is reached
Environmentally safe bipropellant fuel system decreases handling complexity
Businesses can improve energy density and decrease operational costs of rocket launches with the Air Force’s ionic liquid fuel system found to be hypergolic...