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Variable Radii Bitter Spiral Crystal Spectrometer

Variable Radii Bitter Spiral Crystal Spectrometer Princeton Docket #22-3922-1 A novel high-resolution x-ray spectrometer for small or point-like emission sources has been developed using a crystal shape having both a variable major and minor radius of curvature. This variable-radii spiral spectrometer (VR-Spiral) allows five key spectrometer design...
Published: 4/2/2024   |   Inventor(s): Novimir Pablant, Manfred Bitter, Kenneth Hill, Lan Gao, Frances Kraus, Philip Efthimion
Keywords(s): Imaging
Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

Low-Temperature Plasma Device for Sterilization and Anti-Viral Applications

Low Temperature Plasma Device for Sterilization and Antiviral ApplicationsPrinceton Docket # 20-3699Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University have designed a flexible dielectric-barrier discharge (DBD) device which produces a uniform, cold plasma for disinfection and sterilization. The device can easily be made into desirable...
Published: 10/18/2023   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Shurik Yatom, Sophia Gershman
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Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

A rocket thruster that could take humans to Mars and beyond

A rocket thruster that could take humans to Mars and beyond Docket: 21-3746-1 A new type of rocket thruster propels a spacecraft by taking advantage of the physical mechanism that accelerates solar flares. The thruster would apply magnetic fields to force particles of electrically charged gas, or plasma, to shoot out the back of a rocket at high velocity,...
Published: 3/1/2023   |   Inventor(s): Fatima Ebrahimi
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Category(s): Energy and CleanTech, Quantum Computing and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

Plasma Systems for Air Decontamination

Princeton Docket # 21-3764 Motivated by the current COVID-19 pandemic, Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, have designed a novel plasma-based in-situ device for decontaminating air flow from viruses and bacteria in real time. The use of cold, low temperature plasma to eradicate pathogens is a tested and effective...
Published: 3/1/2023   |   Inventor(s): Shurik Yatom, Sophia Gershman, Yevgeny Raitses, Philip Efthimion
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Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

Plasma Based in-situ Method to Sanitize in Real Time Door Knobs, Handles, Medical Equipment, Push Buttons, and Other Surfaces

Plasma Based in-situ Method to Disinfect Surfaces in Real Time Princeton Docket # 20-3698 Motivated by the current COVID-19 pandemic, Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University have designed a novel plasma-based in-situ method for disinfecting surfaces in real time. The use of plasma to eradicate pathogens is a tested...
Published: 3/1/2023   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Silber, Charles Gentile
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Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

Chemically Enhanced Plasma Sterilizer (CEPS)

Chemically Enhanced Plasma SterilizerPrinceton Docket # 20-3703Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University have designed a chemically enhanced plasma sterilizer (CEPS) which uses atmospheric pressure cold plasma enhanced with a chemical reagent and UV light to provide sterilization and disinfection of bio-contaminated surfaces...
Published: 3/1/2023   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Sophia Gershman, Shurik Yatom, Philip Efthimion
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Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

An Ultrasonic Plasma Microphone for Structural Health Monitoring

Princeton Docket # 17-3317-1Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, have invented a plasma microphone. The device uses plasma, an electrically conducting gas created by applying a voltage between two electrodes, to transduce acoustic waves to electronic signals. As a sound wave propagates through plasma, the pressure...
Published: 3/1/2023   |   Inventor(s): Johan Carlsson
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Category(s): Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Quantum Computing and Electrical Engineering