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High Air Volume to Low Liquid Volume Aerosol Collector

High Air Volume to Low Liquid Volume Aerosol Collector

August 29, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Technology: An aerosol collector has been designed and is the ideal next-generation air sampler for continuous air quality monitoring. Opportunity: Available for licensing. Overview: Aerosol collectors are used during continuous air [...]

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Solar Charging

Lab Spotlight: Argonne – Solar Charging

August 28, 2014 - (0) comments

  At Argonne National Laboratory, Devin Hodge charges an electric vehicle at a solar-powered charging station. As part of Argonne’s continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, several electric vehicle (EV) charging stations have been [...]

PPPL Licenses Fusion Technology That Could Revolutionize Space Travel

PPPL Licenses Fusion Technology That Could Revolutionize Space Travel

August 27, 2014 - (0) comments

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has licensed the technology for Direct Fusion Drive (DFD), a fusion-powered rocket engine that could take people on a mission to orbit Mars for 30 days with total trip duration [...]

Lab Spotlight: NWRC – Deer, Dust, and Disease Research

Lab Spotlight: NWRC – Deer, Dust, and Disease Research

August 26, 2014 - (0) comments

  Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological prion disease that affects deer, elk and moose, but is not known to naturally infect other species of wildlife (including predators and scavengers), livestock, or [...]

Imaging Polar Nephelometer

Imaging Polar Nephelometer

August 22, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: NOAA, Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research Technology: Integrating Polar Nephelometer Details: Climate science and air quality monitoring provide ongoing applications for instrumentation to accurately measure particulates in a gas medium. While standard integrating nephelometers [...]

Lab Spotlight: ORNL – SpaciMS, Meeting Emission Standards

Lab Spotlight: ORNL – SpaciMS, Meeting Emission Standards

August 21, 2014 - (0) comments

Clean diesels and other advanced engines require highly effective exhaust treatment technologies to meet increasingly stringent emissions regulations. SpaciMS (spatially resolved mass capillary input mass spectrometry), an R&D 100 Award-winning diagnostic tool—developed by Oak Ridge [...]

Walnut Twig Beetle Repellent

Walnut Twig Beetle Repellent

August 20, 2014 - (0) comments

Laboratory: Forest Products Laboratory Technology: Methods of Monitoring and Controlling the Walnut Twig Beetle, Pityophthorus Juglandis Opportunity: Licensees and/or cooperators are being sought for this technology. Description: The walnut trees Juglans regia and Juglans nigra [...]

Chlorine Resistant Polyamide Desalination Membranes

Chlorine Resistant Polyamide Desalination Membranes

August 19, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Technology: Chlorine-Resistant Membranes, a new polyamide (PA) membrane chemical formulation that can reduce water treatment costs. Overview: Reverse osmosis (RO) polyamide membranes are used to desalinate and purify seawater, wastewater, and surface [...]

Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB)

Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB)

August 18, 2014 - (0) comments

Agency: U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Technology: Model of Animal Behavior (MOAB) Overview: Habitat fragmentation, isolation, type, shape and corridors have been shown to be important issues in community ecology and conservation biology. It has been said that [...]

News Roundup

News Roundup

August 15, 2014 - (0) comments

We hope you enjoy reading about what’s going on in the world of tech transfer and federal labs lately! Have you been enjoying Shark Week this week? Well, here’s a story about how a NOAA [...]

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