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A Novel Design of Advanced Liquid Centrifuge Using Differentially Rotating Cylinders and Optimized Boundary Conditions

Advanced Liquid Centrifuge Using Differentially Rotating CylindersPrinceton Docket # 12-2804Researchers in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences and Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University have designed an advanced liquid centrifuge using differentially rotating cylinders and optimized boundary conditions. The unique design of ...
Published: 6/6/2016   |   Inventor(s): Hantao Ji, Adam Cohen, Philip Efthimion, Eric Edlund
Keywords(s): Chemistry, green tech, Opto-Electronics/ELE ENG, process optimization, wastewater management, water
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

A Framework for CO2 Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) Supply Chain Network Optimization

A Novel Tool for CO2 Capture, Utilization and Sequestration (CCUS) Optimization Docket # 14-3004 Stationary CO2 sources, including coal and natural gas power plants, iron and steel mills, and agricultural production, emit about 3 billion tons CO2 each year in the U.S. alone, which is released into the atmosphere where it contributes to global clima...
Published: 8/20/2014   |   Inventor(s): Christodoulos Floudas (deceased) See Fotini P. Baba, M. M. Faruque Hasan, Fani Boukouvala, Eric First
Keywords(s): computers/software, earth science, energy, gas sensing, natural gas, process optimization
Category(s): Computers and Software

Novel Method for the Production of Upgraded Water From Saline, Brackish and Polluted Water

Novel Method for the Production of Upgraded Water from Saline, Brackish and Polluted Water Princeton Docket # 12-2722/2817 The growing shortage of fresh water is a problem of international concern. Methods for upgrading sea water make an important contribution to the fresh water supply. Current large-scale methods for upgrading sea water are by re...
Published: 1/13/2014   |   Inventor(s): Brian Pethica, Sankaran Sundaresan, Pablo Debenedetti
Keywords(s): Chemistry, process optimization, wastewater management
Category(s): Chemistry

Improved-Resolution Light-Field Imaging

Improved-Resolution Light-Field Imaging Princeton Docket # 13-2912-1 The Princeton researchers have developed a new method to improve the currently available light-field imaging. A novel feature is that this method can go beyond the resolution limit of current light-field imagers. The resolution of the current light-field imaging system, both late...
Published: 7/31/2013   |   Inventor(s): Jason Fleischer, Chien-Hung Lu, Stefan Muenzel
Keywords(s): computers/software, Imaging, microscopy, Opto-Electronics/ELE ENG, process optimization
Category(s): Computers and Software, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Microfluidic Synthesis of Crimped Fibers

Microfluidic Synthesis of Crimped Fibers Princeton Docket # 13-2885-1 Researchers at Princeton University have developed a microfluidic approach to synthesize crimped microfibers. Under this new method the entire process is carried out on one small microfluidic chip, permitting ease and a degree of control in tailoring the dimensions and extent of ...
Published: 7/31/2013   |   Inventor(s): Janine Nunes, Howard Stone, Hannah Constantin
Keywords(s): materials, metamaterials, process optimization
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

Linear-Translational Multi-Target Manipulator with Adjustable Temperature Control for Thin Film Deposition

Linear-Translational Multi-Target Manipulator with Adjustable Temperature Control for Thin Film Deposition Princeton Docket # 13-2931-1 Multi-target manipulators are one of the crucial parts in multi-layered film depositions such as Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD). The complicated motion of the currently manufactured rotary multi-target manipulator ...
Published: 7/23/2013   |   Inventor(s): Hyuncheol Jeong, Craig Arnold, Rodney Priestley
Keywords(s): materials, metamaterials, process optimization
Category(s): Ceramics/Material Sciences

An Economically Competitive and Environmentally Friendly Process for Producing Synthetic Liquid Fuel from Coal, Biomass and Natural Gas

Princeton Docket # 12-2791/2859-1 The challenges to reduce dependence on petroleum as energy sources, coupled with efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, are exigent problems faced by the US transportation sector. Researchers at Princeton University have developed a novel hybrid energy process that utilizes coal, biomass, and natural ...
Published: 2/14/2013   |   Inventor(s): Christodoulos Floudas (deceased) See Fotini P. Baba, Richard Baliban, Josephine Elia
Keywords(s): Chemistry, green tech, process optimization
Category(s): Chemistry