Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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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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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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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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COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINE WITH IGNITER AND PILOT INJECTOR

UW-Madison researchers have developed advanced fuel ignition technologies for use in flexible and fuel agnostic combustion engines. The technology employs a secondary "pilot" injector directing a fuel...
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David Rothamer, Sage Kokjohn, Harsh Darshan Sapra, Randy Hessel, Eri Amezcua Cuellar | P230108US01

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Mediated Hydrogen Anode for Use in Reductive Electrosynthesis

The inventor discloses a new method and system for reductive electrochemical synthesis that uses H2 as the terminal reductant. Essentially, this invention will enable H2-integrated anodes and flow-rea...
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Shannon Stahl, Jack Twilton, James Gerken, Mathew Johnson, Thatcher Root | P210161US02

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OXYGEN ION TRANSPORT MATERIALS AND RELATED DEVICES

The inventors have identified new interstitial oxygen diffusers. Included in this discovery is the identification of classes of materials that enable substitution of elements to yield related material...
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Dane Morgan, Jun Meng, Ryan Jacobs | P210166WO01

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Electrolyte Including Silane For Use In Electrochemical Devices

The electrolyte includes one or more salts and a silane. The silane has a silicon linked to one or more first substituents that each include a poly(alkylene oxide) moiety or a cyclic carbonate moiety....
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Robert West, Khalil Amine, Zhengcheng Zhang, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Sang Yoon, Hiroshi Nakahara | P05321US

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Electrochemical Device Having Electrolyte Including Disiloxane

One example of the disiloxanes include a backbone with a first silicon and a second silicon. The first silicon is linked to a first substituent selected from a group consisting of: a first side chain ...
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Robert West, Zhengcheng Zhang, Khalil Amine, Qingzheng Wang, Nicholas AA Rossi, Donald Vissers | P05320US

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Nonaqueous Liquid Electrolyte

Disclosed is a nonaqueous and nonvolatile liquid type polymeric electrolyte comprising poly(siloxane-g-ethylene oxide). This electrolyte provides significant safety and stability. The present inventio...
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Robert West, Qingzheng Wang, Bookeun Oh, Khalil Amine, Donald Vissers, Hisashi Tsukamoto | P04017US

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Organosilicon Phosphorus-based Electrolytes

Disclosed are electrolytes that are organosilicon phosphorus-based, and supercapacitors which incorporate them. These electrolytes are cationic salts with a phosphorous containing organosilicon moiety...
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Robert West, Lingzhi Zhang | P08134US

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