Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Technology

Fluorescent Indicator of Lithium Ions

UW-Madison researchers have developed a novel profluorophore that binds to lithium ions with high specificity, inducing a fluorescent signal. The fluorescent indicator can be seamlessly integrated int...
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Randall Goldsmith | P150162US02

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Pelletization Gas Guide

Polymer pellets are formed using laminar gas flow within a downstream gas conduit, as may be implemented consistent with one or more embodiments herein. A gas channel directs gas to an outlet of a pol...
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Tim Osswald, Christian Schafer | P170326US01

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Formamide Monomers And Polymers Synthesized Therefrom

Formamide group-containing monomers and polymers made by polymerizing the monomers are provided. Also provided are methods of polymerizing the monomers and methods of synthesizing functionalized polym...
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Padma Gopalan, Balamurugan Ayyakkalai, Ri Chen | P190109US02

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Additive Manufacturing With Curable Compositions

Methods for additive manufacturing are provided. In embodiments, such a method comprises illuminating a photothermal base with light, the photothermal base comprising a photothermal material and mount...
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Andrew Boydston, Chang-Uk Lee | P190276US02

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Block Copolymers for Sub-10 Nanometer Lithography

Block copolymer (BCP) lithography is one of the most powerful technologies of the digital electronics era, allowing millions of nanoscale components to be fabricated on a single chip. BCPs are made o...
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Padma Gopalan, Xiang Yu, Myungwoong Kim, Daniel Sweat | P140025US01

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Compostable Thermoset Polymers

Thermoset materials, such as cured rubber and phenolics, offer enhanced properties over traditional thermoplastics (such as Poly(lactic acid) or PLA, polystyrene, PET, etc.). This is due to their abil...
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John Droske | T120033US02

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Nylon-3 Polymers Active Against Clostridium Difficile

Clostridium difficile is a Gram-positive, endospore-forming anaerobe that causes life-threatening intestinal infections. These infections result in more than 14,000 deaths and billions of dollars in h...
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Samuel Gellman, Runhui Liu, Bernard Weisblum, Shonna McBride | P150214US02

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