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Poly(dimethylsiloxane)-based Microfluidic Devices: Sensors and Fuel Cells

 

A microfluidic electrochemical reactor includes an electrode and one or more microfluidic channels on the electrode, where the microfluidic channels are covered...

Nano Vacuum Tube Arrays as Rechargeable Batteries

 

Methods and apparatus for storing information or energy. An array of nano vacuum tubes is evacuated to a pressure below 10.sup.-6 Torr, where each nano vacuum...

Corn Oil and Dextrose Process

 

Method and apparatus for processing corn into one or more corn products including dextrose. In a preferred process, corn is processed and treated with solvent(s)...

Dry-Grind Corn Milling

 

Methods and apparatus for processing corn into one or more corn products. Oil is extracted from corn or corn products or by-products with a solvent. The corn-...

Energy-Efficient Smart Window System

 

Energy-efficient windows incorporating spectrally selective optical elements capable of providing desirable optical characteristics (transmission, reflection,...

Thermal Swing Adsorption Based on Electrical Properties of the Adsorbent

 

A method for indirectly monitoring and controlling an electrically resistive adsorption system. Adsorption of a predetermined adsorbate is conducted while...

Gas Purification Device with Liquefaction of Dilute Gas Components

 

Many manufacturing processes currently emit large quantities of gas effluent into the atmosphere or dispose of by techniques such as thermal oxidation or bio-...

Power Processing for Optimizing Energy Production from Solar Cell or Panel Arrays

 

A solar power system for maximizing solar power conversion. The solar power system includes n power units connected in series and n-1 DC-DC converting units, and...

Visual Indication of Mechanical Damage Using Microcapsule Systems

 

A self-indicating material system may include a solid polymer matrix having a first color, a first plurality of capsules in the matrix, and a plurality of...

Janus Particle Application

 

A printable product including a substrate including fibers. The substrate has a first side and a second side. At least one of the first side and the second side...

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