Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Easy and Cost-Effective Arsenic Detection

UW-Madison researchers have developed an easy, cost-effective and eco-friendly synthesis for gold nanoparticles that can be employed for electrochemical detection of toxic Arsenic (III) and Arsenic (V...
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Sundaram Gunasekaran, Batul Unchwaniwala, Anu Prathap Mylamparambil Udayan | P190123US02

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IONIC CYCLIC NITROXYL RADICAL OLIGOMERS

UW researchers have designed and synthesized a series of cathode materials for aqueous redox flow batteries by dimerization of TEMPO into ionic structures. TEMPO radicals have high voltage but are too...
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Dawei Feng, Patrick Sullivan, Xiuliang Lyu, Wenjie Li | P210314US02

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ELECTROCHEMICAL LITHIUM EXTRACTION AND RECOVERY

UW-Madison researchers have developed a new electrochemical method to recover Li from spent lithium-ion battery (LIB) materials as high purity Li-containing chemicals with a high yield in an efficient...
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Kyoung-Shin Choi, Dohwan Nam, Brian Foster, Ryan Belson, Princess Merenini | P240162US01

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PROCESS FOR MAKING ETHERS FROM ETHANOL

UW-Madison researchers have developed a new method that allows for the transformation of ethanol into a blend of components (mainly long chain ethers) that can be used as a diesel #2 replacement. The ...
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George Huber, Emmanuel Canales, Christos Maravelias, Juan Manuel Restrepo-Florez, Javier Chavarrio | P230074US01

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Improved Fuel Cell with Flow-Based Anode and Cathode

Fuel cells hold promise for flexible, highly efficient power generation with low emissions. Two of the major issues hindering widespread adoption of fuel cells are the reliance on costly platinum cath...
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Shannon Stahl, James Gerken, Colin Anson, Thatcher Root, Yuliya Preger | P170232US02

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BIORENEWABLE SYNTHESIS OF HYDROXY-HEXANOATE ESTERS

UW-Madison researchers have developed a method to synthesize a series of flavoring agents (a group of hexanoate esters) which possess odors such as fruity, grape, burnt wood, hay, pineapple, cranberry...
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George Huber, Marco Nazareno Dell Anna | P220200US02

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GLASSY ORGANIC FRAMEWORK ION-CONDUCTIVE MEMBRANES

UW-Madison researchers have developed a class of extremely robust yet inexpensive ion exchange membranes based on glassy organic frameworks. These membranes have shown promising performance for redox ...
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Dawei Feng, Patrick Sullivan, Xiuliang Lyu, Wenjie Li | P220146US02

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FUSION-DRIVEN SUBCRITICAL MINOR ACTINIDE TRANSMUTER

UW-Madison researchers have developed an apparatus for transmutation of minor actinides using neutrons from an axisymmetric mirror fusion system. The separate neutron source allows simplified subcriti...
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Ben Lindley, Cary Forest, Matthew Nyberg, Tim Bohm, Joshua Ruegsegger, Connor Moreno, Paul Wilson | P220315US02

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