Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Photocatalytic Water Treatment Device

Drinking water must be treated to remove organic contaminants, such as pathogenic microorganisms, and inorganic contaminants, such as heavy metals.
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Marc Anderson, Gary Hatch, Michael Steinhardt, Michael Kurth | P06347US

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Carbon Nanotube Schottky Barrier Photovoltaic Device

Photovoltaic cells convert sunlight directly into electricity through the interaction of photons and electrons within a photoconducting material. To create a photovoltaic cell, a photoconducting mater...
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Max Lagally, Todd Narkis, Matt Marcus, Mark Eriksson | P04002US

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Bioagent Detection Device

Because potential biological attacks against civilian populations have become an important issue for homeland security, practical and efficient biosensors are needed. However, no currently available b...
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Hongrui Jiang, David Beebe | P04357US

Technology

Power Conditioning Architecture for Wind Turbine

Wind-powered generators are an increasing source of power for many countries. However, before their use can become widespread, they must be able to work effectively with the existing utility grid. V...
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Venkata Giri Venkataramanan, Patrick Flannery | P06426US

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Metal-Coated Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers

Although electrochemically active materials with high density and surface area have many potential uses in electrocatalysts, batteries, fuel cells and sensors, creating these materials can be challeng...
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Robert Hamers, Kevin Metz | P06357US

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