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Ironless Linear Induction Motor Actuator for Magnetic Field Environment

Non-Confidential Brief Ironless Linear Induction Motor Actuator for Magnetic Field Environment Princeton Docket # 23-3984-1 Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory have proposed an invention that allows use of a linear induction motor in the presence of a strong magnetic field. Standard electric motors and actuators will not work in...
Published: 7/23/2024   |   Inventor(s): Andrei Khodak, Jiarong Fang
Keywords(s): fusion
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Plasma/Fusion

Quench Protection of Superconducting Coils using Inductively Coupled Conductors

Quench Protection of Superconducting Coils using Inductively Coupled Conductors Princeton Docket # 24-4076-1 Inventors at PPPL have conceived an invention focused on the protection of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) electromagnets. The innovation hinges on an integrated design method that employs inductively coupled normal-conducting elements...
Published: 7/23/2024   |   Inventor(s): Yuhu Zhai, Michael Zarnstorff
Keywords(s): fusion
Category(s): Plasma/Fusion, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Single-Torus-Liquid-Metal-Coil fusion device to obtain all stellarator and tokamak configurations [PPPL M-1059]

Non-Confidential Brief Single-Torus-Liquid-Metal-Coil Fusion Device to Obtain All Stellarator and Tokamak Configurations Princeton Docket # 24-4079-1 Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have proposed a method for the design of fusion devices (tokamaks and stellarators) that achieve magnetic confinement of plasmas with...
Published: 7/23/2024   |   Inventor(s): Egemen Kolemen, Francisco Saenz Castro, Dario Panici, Richard Majeski
Keywords(s): fusion
Category(s): Plasma/Fusion

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: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Fatima Ebrahimi
Keywords(s): thrusters
Category(s): Energy and CleanTech, Quantum Computing and Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics

Confocal Laser Induced fluorescence diagnostic with annular laser beam for large focal distances

Non-Confidential Brief Confocal Laser Induced Fluorescence Diagnostic With Annular Laser Beam for Large Focal Distances Princeton Docket # 23-4006-1 Laser induced fluorescence (LIF) is routinely used for characterization of plasma sources or in gas dynamic applications. Conventional LIF techniques require access to studied volume from two sides:...
Published: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Ivan Romadanov
Keywords(s): microelectronics
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Debris mitigation in laser produced plasmas using three-dimensional manipulation of magnetic topology

­Debris Mitigation in Laser Produced Plasmas Using Three-Dimensional Manipulation of Magnetic Topology Princeton Docket # 20-3704 Moore's law dictates that computer chips become ever smaller. The devices that fabricate these chips are facing constraints governed by fundamental physics. In order to achieve small chip size, the next generation...
Published: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Ahmed Diallo, Christopher Smiet, Ben Israeli, Marien Simeni Simeni
Keywords(s): microelectronics
Category(s): Materials, Quantum Computing and Electrical Engineering

A Novel Objective for EUV Microscopy and EUV Lithography

A Novel Objective for EUV Microscopy and EUV Lithography Princeton Docket # 14-2950 Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have proposed a novel device for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) spectroscopy, EUV microscopy, and EUV lithography at wavelengths below 100 nm. Princeton is seeking an industry partner to develop and commercialize...
Published: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Manfred Bitter, Kenneth Hill, Philip Efthimion
Keywords(s): microelectronics
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology

Self-Disinfecting Plasma Fabric

Self-Disinfecting Plasma FabricPrinceton Docket # 20-3706Researchers at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University have designed a self-disinfecting plasma fabric (SPDF) comprised of a specially woven electrical discharge source where plasma is ignited within the textile. The plasma sterilizes the fabric from within and can also be used...
Published: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Sophia Gershman, Shurik Yatom, Philip Efthimion
Keywords(s): low-temperature plasma
Category(s): Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

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: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Sophia Gershman, Shurik Yatom, Philip Efthimion
Keywords(s): low-temperature plasma
Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics, Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

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: 6/11/2024   |   Inventor(s): Yevgeny Raitses, Shurik Yatom, Sophia Gershman
Keywords(s): low-temperature plasma
Category(s): Medical Devices/Diagnostics, Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals, Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
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