Category: renewable-energy

This is a novel seedless floating growth technique for synthesis of a variety of hybrid nanostructures on graphene, primarily for electronic and optoelectronic applications. 

Method for converting lignin biomass to aromatic compounds using a novel mesoporous acid catalyst. 

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A novel thin-film single-offset superlattice photovoltaic technology with superior performance and low fabrication cost through use of pulsed laser deposition (PLD) manufacturing methods and lower cost materials.

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A novel low-cost method for fabricating high-performance plasmonic graphene for use in thin-film photovoltaic devices and other optoelectronics.

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This invention uses a photoactive element between graphene electrodes to create a photovoltaic device that not only produces electricity from sunlight, but also transmits its infrared energy for use in an attached thermal energy device.  

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A multifunctional photovoltaic-battery (PVB) which represents a new-concept integrated PVB device as a novel power source for photoelectron conversion and energy storage within one single device.

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This invention consists of a novel composition of matter as well as a process for the efficient conversion of glycerol to lactic acid.

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This technology is a process for synthesizing low-dimensional hyperthin iron disulfide (FeS2) nanostructures to be used as electrocatalysts for hydrogen production through water-splitting reactions.

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KU research specifies a sustainable and economical method of cultivating algae in municipal wastewater and converting it into high quality biocrude oil and calcium orthophosphate materials commonly used as biomedical substrates in dental and bone applications. 

This invention is a novel catalyst made up of a support, a linker, and a ruthenium catalyst nanoparticle. The invention covers not only synthesis of the catalyst but also methods of performing hydrogenolysis with the catalyst.


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