Technologies related to batteries, photovoltaics, fuel cells, alternative fuels, and energy harvesting
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...
Fast ignition rocket fuels
A potential replacement for bipropellants used in orbiting spacecraft propulsion or boost and divert maneuvers
Plasma torch combining arc and microwave discharges
Portable instrument can generate a stable and sizable plasma torch independent of the gas flow rate
Burn rate control for solid fuel rockets
Electrically operable thrust control promotes burn surface area increase or coning action in the rocket fuel charge
New nitrate salts for use in rocket propulsion,...
Lower cost compounds with less environmental impact
Dual rotor gas turbine: added centrifugal compression rotor
Improved engine that minimizes weight and fuel consumption while maximizing thrust and efficiency