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Enhancing Immiscible Fluid Mobilization in Porous Media Using Solute Deposition induced Permeability Control

Secondary imbibition is the process by which a wetting fluid displaces a non-wetting fluid in a partially saturated porous medium. Researchers at Princeton University have developed a novel process for mobilizing an immiscible fluid in a porous medium. An increase in the viscous pressure drop across trapped immiscible fluids in a porous medium can ...
Published: 9/16/2019   |   Inventor(s): Sujit Datta, Joanna Schneider, Navid Bizmark, Rodney Priestley
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

Controlling Immiscible Fluid Displacement in Porous Media Using Controlled Colloid or Solute Deposition

Drainage is the process by which a non-wetting fluid displaces a wetting fluid from a porous medium. This phenomenon is ubiquitous, and arises in diverse settings including groundwater contamination, oil migration, gas venting from sediments, CO2 sequestration, mercury porosimetry, soil drying, liquid infusion into porous membranes, and oxygen accu...
Published: 8/27/2019   |   Inventor(s): Sujit Datta, Nancy Lu, Joanna Schneider, Christopher Browne, Daniel Amchin, Navid Bizmark
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Economical and Scalable Production of Submicron Particles and Coatings at Room Temperature

Economical and Scalable Production of Submicron Particles and Coatings at Room TemperaturePrinceton Docket # 17-3329The laboratory of Prof. Howard Stone has developed a novel technology for economical and scalable synthesis and production of submicron/nano-scale and nanostructured particulate materials. The technology incorporates unique liquid ato...
Published: 11/6/2018   |   Inventor(s): Maksym Mezhericher, Howard Stone, Janine Nunes
Category(s): Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals, Ceramics/Material Sciences, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Green and Safe Electrolytes for Multivalent-Ion (Mg, Ca, etc.) Batteries

Green and Safe Electrolytes for Multivalent-Ion (Mg, Ca, etc.) BatteriesPrinceton Docket # 15-3142/3143/16-3237Prof. Craig Arnold’s laboratory has developed a green and halide free electrolyte system for multivalent-ion (Mg, Ca, and others) batteries capable of reversible metal electrodeposition that is superior to current chemistries that ut...
Published: 10/1/2018   |   Inventor(s): Jake Herb, Craig Arnold, Carl Nist-Lund
Category(s): Chemistry, Ceramics/Material Sciences

Nanoparticulate Apatite-Coated-Calcite/Limestone Filter Materials for Removing Contaminants From Contaminated Water

Docket# 14-3027-1Fluorosis, a disease caused by chronic excessive ingestion of fluoride (F-) primarily through drinking contaminated groundwater, is a major health challenge particularly in developing countries. Excess fluoride may produce several health problems such as dental fluorosis, skeletal fluorosis and various neurological manifestations. ...
Published: 9/7/2018   |   Inventor(s): Satish Myneni, Peter Jaffe
Keywords(s): Chemistry, civil engineering, earth science, green tech, polymer chemistry, wastewater management, water
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

Injectable Hydrogels From Microfiber Suspensions

Princeton Docket # 15-3163-1Researchers at Princeton University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, have developed a new hydrogel material.This invention describes a new type of hydrogel material composed of flexible hydrophilic microfibers. A concentrated suspension of the microfibers undergoes irreversible gelation using a simple...
Published: 8/21/2018   |   Inventor(s): Janine Nunes, Antonio Perazzo, Stefano Guido, Howard Stone
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

Lithium Coating to Remove Impurities in Vacuum Systems

Princeton Docket # 18-3401Removing water and impurities from the walls of the chamber of is an important consideration in sensitive high vacuum systems. Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab have invented a new process to quickly release lithium vapor into these systems, using a porous stainless steel tube containing liquid lithium and a ...
Published: 7/19/2018   |   Inventor(s): Dang Cai, Robert Kaita, Richard Majeski
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

Decreased Fabrication Cost of High Performance Super Conducting Magnets

Decreasing the cost of manufacturing high performance super conducting magnets is important for many industries including NMR and MRI magnets. Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab have invented a new method to simplify the Nb3Sn coil winding process to reduce organic insulation and liquid He3 cooling requirements. At the same time, this ...
Published: 5/14/2018   |   Inventor(s): Yuhu Zhai
Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Ceramics/Material Sciences

3D Printed Active Electronic Materials and Devices

Researchers in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University have patented the 3D printing of active (semiconductor) electronic materials and devices, based on an extrusion process. The technique allows for printing of devices on flexible sheets, over large areas, in horizontal and vertical configurations, in three-...
Published: 3/29/2018   |   Inventor(s): Michael Mcalpine, Yong Lin Kong
Keywords(s): 3D Printing, semiconductor
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

A Solid-State Organic Intermediate Band Solar Cell Based on Principles of Triplet-Triplet Annihilation

Princeton Docket # 16-3248Researchers in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University have invented the first solid-state intermediate band organic solar cell device. This device architecture, made from commercially available materials, enables increased solar cell efficiency by converting low energy solar photons into electrica...
Published: 11/22/2016   |   Inventor(s): Barry Rand, Yunhui Lin
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
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