Search Results - advanced technology and manufacturing inst. (atami)

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A High Flux Solar Thermal Receiver
Technology Description The microchannel based solar receiver (MSR) uses a modular arrangement of microchannels in its design that enable the working fluid to be heated in a concentrating solar receiver. The MSR is made of nickel super alloy and designed with the microchannels operating in parallel, which allows a large amount of flux to be removed ...
Published: 2/13/2017   |   Inventor(s): Monte Kevin Drost, Vinod Narayanan, Brian Fronk, Sourabh Apte, Thomas L'estrange, Erfan Rasouli, Kyle Zada, Eric Truong, Charles Rymal
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Modular microchannel arrangement, Solar flux absorption
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Antimicrobial Surface Coating
Technology Description Some known antimicrobial compounds, such as nisin or other lantibiotics, which have highly surface active and bactericidal action, can be linked with a block polymer to form a long lasting antimicrobial surface coating. As for the block polymer, PLURONIC and end group activated polymers (EGAP) are used. Both of them can conta...
Published: 2/6/2017   |   Inventor(s): Joseph Mcguire, Pranav Joshi
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Antimicrobial, Peptide, polymer
Category(s): Engineering
Controlled synthesis of nanoparticles using ultrasound in continuous flow
Technology Description There are several methods for synthesis of nanoparticles of binary compounds like CdS, PbS, Ce02, Si02, Mo2C, W2C in both solution phase and vapor phase. Sonochemical methods are generally differentiated because of the unconventional heating method using ultrasound induced caviation. This results in very high local temperatur...
Published: 6/16/2016   |   Inventor(s): Brian Paul, Barath Palanisamy
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI)
Category(s): Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Research Tools
Apparatus and Method for continuous Production of Semiconductor Nanoparticles
Technology Description This technology is a continuous-flow injection reactor and a method for continuous material synthesis, including the continuous synthesis of nanoparticles. The reactor features a mixing zone unit and a removable residence time unit coupled to the mixing unit. The mixing unit includes a series of inlets for reactant solutions ...
Published: 5/26/2016   |   Inventor(s): ChiH-Hung Chang, Hyundae Jin, YU-Wei Su
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Nanotechnology
Category(s): Chemical, Chemistry, Engineering, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Device, Materials Science, Physical Science
Micronozzle Atomizer for Fluid Deposition
Technology Description Researchers at Oregon State University developed micronozzle airblast atomizers constructed in a laminate microchannel architecture. The micronozzle uses air curtains to precisely confine and deliver an array of droplets to a deposition surface or fluid. Microfluidic control valves provide discrete droplet flow to increase pr...
Published: 5/24/2016   |   Inventor(s): Richard Todd Miller, Neill Thornton
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI)
Category(s): Nanoscience & Microtechnologies
Segmented Flow for a Continuous Flow Microwave Reactor
Technology Description This invention is a continuous, segmented flow reactor system and method for the production of high quality NCs with microwave radiation. The system for NCs synthesis consists of an NC precursor configured to include an NC precursor solution with the ability to include a microwave reactor, segmentation fluid source, or other ...
Published: 5/24/2016   |   Inventor(s): Gregory Herman, Brian Paul, ChiH-Hung Chang, KI-Joong Kim, Richard Oleksak, Padmavathi Chandran, Eric Hostetler, Brendan Flynn, Daniel Peterson, Bob Fitzmorris, Gustavo Albuquerque
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemicals / Chemical Engineering, Computer Software, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Photovoltaics
Category(s): Engineering
Hybrid Power and Cooling System
Technology Description The hybrid system incorporates novel heat activated cooling technologies to provide systems that operate with higher efficiencies and/or reduced fuel requirements. The system is capable of using both a power source and waste heat in order to generate power and cooling. In one application, the hybrid power/cooling arrangement ...
Published: 5/24/2016   |   Inventor(s): Hailei Wang, Thomas Herron, Daniel Miller
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Cooling, Energy Recovery, Heating & Cooling Systems
Category(s): Engineering, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
Microscale Corona Reactor
Technology Description This technology provides a new process that enables high efficiency conversion of methane (e.g., from associated natural gas, or from anaerobic digestion of waste biomass) to liquid transportation fuels in the gasoline (~C10) or Diesel (~C16) range. This conversion is accomplished by the energetically efficient condensation o...
Published: 5/23/2016   |   Inventor(s): Alexandre Yokochi, Goran Jovanovic, Yu Miao, Yousef Alanazi, Justin Pommerenck, Peter Kreider
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Biofuels, Energy harvesting, Gas-to-Liquid Technology
Category(s): Engineering
Novel multifunctional heterogeneous surface for enhanced boiling heat transfer and its fabrication
Technology Description Researchers at Oregon State University developed novel heterogeneous surface structures tailored to enhance bubble dynamics and nucleate boiling heat transfer, at the liquid and heated surface interface. The patterned heterogeneous surface structures utilize hydrophobic and hydrophilic properties to encourage bubble nucleatio...
Published: 5/23/2016   |   Inventor(s): ChiH-Hung Chang, ChanG-ho Choi
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Chemical Reaction Process, Heat exchangers, Heating & Cooling Systems, Microchannel, Nanotechnology
Category(s): Chemical, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Physical Science
Biolamina Plate Bioreactor
Technology Description This technology includes bioreactor devices capable of converting organic species into fuels using microchannel technology combined with bio-lamina substrates modified with biologically active materials. The reactor is comprised of lamina each containing an encapsulated biofilm that carries out a desired conversion reaction. ...
Published: 5/20/2016   |   Inventor(s): Goran Jovanovic, Kate Schilke, Frederick Atadana, Chris Loeb
Keywords(s): Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Inst. (ATAMI), Agriculture, Biofuels, Biological & Environmental Engineering, Biomechanics, Biotechnology, Gas-to-Liquid Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Process Intensification
Category(s): Chemical, Device, Engineering, Materials Science, Nanoscience & Microtechnologies, Sustainability & Cleantechnologies
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