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Available Technologies

Title Date Posted Sort descending Patent Information Opportunity
Thin Ionic Liquid Film Deposition within Porous Substrates USPN 9,186,854

NETL researchers are currently developing ionic liquid technologies for application to carbon capture or other separation processes. Ionic liquids can function as a platform for an amazingly diverse set of applications, including batteries, processing of polymers and cellulose, waste water treatment, and gas separation. These technologies are available for licensing and/or collaborative research opportunities between interested parties and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Embedded Gas and Temperature Sensors for Extreme Environments USPN 8,411,275; USPN 8,638,440; USPN 8,741,657; USPN 8,836,945; USPN 9,568,377; USPN 9,019,502; USPN 9,964,494

Research is active on optical sensors integrated with advanced sensing materials for high temperature embedded gas sensing applications. A portfolio of patented technologies are available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Organizations or individuals with capabilities in optical sensor packaging for harsh environment and high temperature applications are encouraged to contact NETL to explore potential collaborative opportunities.

Mixed Matrix Membranes with Improved Gas Separation Properties USPN 9,597,643

Research is active on the technology titled, "Surface Functionalization of Metal Organic Frameworks for Mixed Matrix Membranes." This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

High Efficiency Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to CO USPN 9,139,920

Research is in progress on the development of ligand-protected gold (Au25) cluster nanocatalysts for the electrocatalytic conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon monoxide (CO). A few technologies are available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Use of Mixed Waste Slags for the Conversion of CO2/H2O TO CO/H2 USPN 9,840,756

Research is active on the technology titled, "CO/H2 Production from CO2/H2O Gas Using Exothermic Reactions." This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Oxide-Dispersion Strengthened Coatings for Improved Alloy Performance USPN 8,609,187

Research is active on the patented technology titled, "Method of Producing an Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Coating and Micro-Channels." This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Moisture Removal from Flue Gas for Enhanced Co2 Separation USPN 8,889,589

Research is active on the patented technology titled, "Method of CO2 Removal from a Gaseous Stream at Reduced Temperature." This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).

Method for Determining Solids Circulation Rate USPN 8,116,992

Research is currently active on the patented technology "Method for Determining Solids Circulation Rate." The technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Novel Bimetallic Oxygen Carriers for Use in Chemical Looping Combustion USPN 9,557,053; USPN 10,030,204

Research is currently active on the technology titled, "Metal Ferrite Oxygen Carriers for Chemical Looping Combustion of Solid Fuels." This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.

Heat Recirculating Cooler for Use in Fuel Gas Sulfur Removal USPN 7,442,353

Research is currently inactive on the patented technology titled, "Heat Recirculating Cooler for Fluid Stream Pollutant Removal.” This technology is available for licensing and/or further collaborative research from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory.