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Materials and Industrial Processes

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Technology Pipeline

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Phase 1

Research
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Ductile Magnesium Alloys 2013-127
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Production of Substituted Imidazole Molecules 2013-003
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Synthesis of 2-Aryl Indoles 2014-030
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Synthesis of Privileged Seven-Membered Ring Molecules 2013-121

Phase 2

Research Validation
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2D Nanomaterial Sorting 2008-027
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Acene-Based Organic Semiconductor Materials
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Adhesive Hydrogels 2012-123
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Adhesive Polymer Coating
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Arrays for X-Ray Optics Lamination 2003-130
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Atomic Force Photovoltaic Microscopy 2007-148
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Carbon Nanoparticle for Energy Storage
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Carbon nanotube logic circuits
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Carbon nanotubes for photocatalysis
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Chalcogenide and Halide Materials for X-Ray
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CNT Reinforced Cement
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Co-Catalyst
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Composite Films for Perishable Goods Packaging
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Conductive Tin and Zinc-Doped Thin Films
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Nanoscale Doping for Transparent Conducting Oxides 2008-091
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Controlling Charge Injection in OLEDs by Tuning Interfacial Properties of the Anode Hole Transport Layer
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Crosslinkable Polymer Dielectrics
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Crumpled Graphene Ball Synthesis
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DOPA-melanin films 2014-036
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Doping for Transparent Conducting Oxides
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Efficient Thin-Film Synthesis
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Electro-Optic Films
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Electro-Optic Modulator
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Electro-Optic Self-Assembled Superlattices
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Electron-Blocking Layer For Improved Organic Photovoltaics
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Enhanced Blue-Emitting Diode Performance
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Enhanced Strength Cement Composites 2010-137
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Extra Strength Magnesium Alloys 2013-128
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Extracellular Matrix With Anticoagulant Properties for Tissue Engineering
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Flash Reduction of Graphic Oxide to Graphene 2008-166
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Fluorescent Imaging of Graphene-based Materials 2009-099
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Gas-Phase Deposition in MOF 2013-064
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Gate Tunable Carbon Nanotube Diode
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Graphene Concentration Method 2010-113
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Graphene Oxide Paper
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Graphene Silica Films
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Graphene-Titania Nanocomposite Photocatalysts 2011-059
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Graphite Nanoplatelet Dispersion
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High Accuracy Double-Sided Incremental Forming 2011-098
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High Conductivity Graphene Inks
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High Energy Density Nanocomposites 2006-136
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High particle content 3D printing inks
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Hole Array Films
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Hybrid Thin-Film Transistors
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Hydrogel Wound Dressing With Controlled Ion Release Properties 2014-168
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Imaging & Therapeutic Nanoconjugates
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Imaging/Drug Delivery Nanodiamonds
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Improved Power Conversion For Organic Photovoltaics
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Isolation of single-walled nanotubes 2010-067
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Isolation of single-walled nanotubes
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Laser-Assisted Oxide Nanopatterning
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Lead-Free Solar Cells
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Lead Selenophosphate Compound for X-Ray and γ-Ray Detection
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Laser-Induced Plasma Micromachining (LIPMM) 2012-189
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Low-Cost Semicoducting Single-Walled Nanotubes 2010-168
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Low-Temperature Fabrication of Metal Composite Thin Films
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Magnetic Shape-Memory Foam 2007-050
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Majority Graphene 3D-Printed Composites
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Maskless Nano-Patterning
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Materials for X-ray and Gamma Ray Detection-II 2010-064, 2010-090, 2012-156, 2013-014
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Mesoscale Metallic Pyramids With Nanoscale Tips
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Metal Oxide Thin-Film Electronics
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Method of Epitaxial Growth of MgO
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MOF for Energy Storage
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Multifunctional Nanocomposites 2009-097
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Multifunctional Nanocomposites
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Nano Fountain Pen
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Nanocomposite Film and Paper Prodcution
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Nanocomposite Film and Paper Prodcution
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Nanocomposites for Energy Storage
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Nanoparticle Electrides
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Nanoparticle Reagent for Duplex DNA Detection
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Nanoparticle Sorting Method
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Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Therapy
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Nanoscale Self-Assembling Organic Dielectrics 2004-062
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Nanoscale Soft Lithography
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Nanoscale Subsurface Imaging 2003-061, 2010-051
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Nanostructure Toolbox
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Nanotube Reinforced Cement
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New Class of Molecular Iodosalts for Use in Next Generation Solar Cells
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Nickel-Titanium Foams
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Novel Material for Polymer Light-emitting Diodes
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Novel MOF based on Azolium Salts 2011-096
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Novel Organic Photovoltaic Composition
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Novel Organic Self-Assembled Nanodielectrics
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Novel solid organic host silicon matrix polymer
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Organic Photovoltaic Cells
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Organic Semiconductors
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p-type Transparent Conductors 2001-006
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Polymeric Organic Frameworks 2010-020, 2010-024, 2012-169
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Polysulfide compounds for environmental remediation
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Portable Photolithography
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Production of Pinhole-Free Perovskite Thin Films for Solar Cells
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Route to Diazeperopyrenium Dication
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Sealants for Fetal Membrane Repair
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Self Assembled Bioadhesives
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Self-assembled Organic Monolayers on Graphene
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Self-Assembling, Large Response Electro-Optic Materials
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Self-assembly of Oligo Amphiphiles 2003-123
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Semiconductor material for detection of hard radiation
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Silole-Containing Polymers
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Single Photon Detectors & Imagers
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Soft Materials for Bioprinting
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Stress Manipulated Coating for Figure Reshape of Optics Mirrors 2015-054
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Substrate independent coatings
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Superlattice Dielectrics
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Synthesis of Layered Metal Sulfide Ion-Exchangers
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Technique for Growing Graphene on Silver
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Thermoresponsive Cell Adhesive Bioresorbable Dressing
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Thickness Sorting of 2D Nanomaterials 2014-155
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Thin Film Monolayers of Graphite Oxide
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Tin Selenium Single Crystals
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Transparent Nanowire Transistors
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Tri-Pyramid Robot 2013-068
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Unconventional Electro-optic Chromophores
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Water Processable Graphene Oxide 2011-126

Phase 3

Commercial Validation
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Carbon Nanocomposites
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Ceramic Composite
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Graphene Ink for Gravure Printing
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Improved MOF synthesis, purification methods and usage
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Kinetic Separation of Olefin/Paraffin with MOF
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Liquid Cast Biodegradable Arterial Stent
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Micro-surface Texturing System
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Micro-textured Surfaces
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MINT (Materials Interface)
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Multifunctional Coatings
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Novel Ni-Based Alloys
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Organic Electro-Optic Chromophores
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Organic Electro-Optic Chromophores
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Polymerization onto Metal Oxide Particles
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Proximity Sensor
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Semi-conducting Nanotubes
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Si Nanoparticles for Batteries
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Solid State Shear Pulverization (S3P) Process
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Tunneling Proximity Sensor/Probe

Phase 4

Market
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Advanced Materials
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Gold Nanoparticles for Templated Nanomaterials
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