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Technology Pipeline

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Stage 1

Research
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Doped Tin Selenium Single Crystals 2014-015, 2014-170
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in Situ Photocatalytic and Thermocatalytic Activities 2015-019
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New Class of Molecular Iodosalts for Use in Next Generation Solar Cells 2014-052
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PAH Scavenger System (ExBox) 2012-126
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Photocatalyst 2007-093, 2008-134
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Photocatalytic Composite 2007-068, 2008-073
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Polysulfide compounds for environmental remediation 2014-057
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Tin-Based 'Perovskites' for Solar Cell Production 2015-050

Stage 2

Research Validation
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Algorithm for Electric Charging Station Placement 2010-156, 2012-006
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All-Carbon Counter Electrode 2011-159
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Carbon Nanoparticle for Energy Storage 2013-141
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Controlling Charge Injection in OLEDs by Tuning Interfacial Properties of the Anode Hole Transport Layer 2004-013
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Crosslinkable Polymer Dielectrics 2004-112
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Crumpled Graphene Coated Si Nanoparticles 2013-048
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Direct Hydrocarbon Fuel Cell 2000-063
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DOPA-melanin films 2014-036
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Electron-Blocking Layer For Organic Photovoltaics 2006-151
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Epoxidation of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons 2009-157
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Graphene-Titania Nanocomposite Photocatalysts 2011-059
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Graphitized Li-Ion Batteries 2011-061
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High Energy Density Nanocomposites 2006-136
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Hole Array Films 2005-039
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PbTe Composite Material for Thermoelectric Devices 2007-079, 2009-047, 2009-107
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Improved Nanoparticle Processing for Energy Use 2010-184
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Improved Power Conversion For Organic Photovoltaics 2007-121
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Integrated Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 2000-063
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Lead-Free Solar Cells 2014-049
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Mesoscale Metallic Pyramids With Nanoscale Tips 2005-026
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Methane/Nat Gas-Powered SOFC 2002-028
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MOF for Energy Storage 2009-170, 2010-077 and 2011-027
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Nanocomposites for Energy Storage 2012-162
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Novel Batteries for Medical Devices 2007-059
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Novel Organic Photovoltaic Composition 2007-112
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Novel Organic Self-Assembled Nanodielectrics 2006-042
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Novel Separator for Electricity Storage Devices 2013-170
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Organic Photovoltaic Cells 2009-044
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Organic Silicate Matrices for Remediation 2001-075
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p-type Transparent Conductors 2001-006
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Plant Polyphenoal Coatings & Methods 2012-188
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Polycrystal Memory Foam for Energy Applications 2009-109
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Silver Cathode Li-Ion Batteries for Medical Devices 2004-067
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SMOFC Battery Cathode 2007-151
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Solar Cell Coating 2010-145
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Solid Oxide Fuel Cells 2010-061
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Solid State Solar Cell 2011-088, 2011-092
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Superlattice Dielectrics 2005-092
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Water Detoxification Method 2012-120
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Water Processable Graphene Oxide 2011-126

Stage 3

Commercial Validation
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Removal of Heavy Metal and Radioactive Pollutants from Water 2007-080, 2007-012, 2008-099, 2008-169, 2008-171, 2010-034
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Gas-absorbing Metal-Organic Frameworks 2008-146, 2010-081, 2007-126
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Gold Isolation Method 2013-071, 2013-111
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Heavy Metal Removal and Gas Separation 2010-020, 2010-169, 2012-024
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Hybrid Thin-Film Transistors 2005-093
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Large Scale Preparation of Ion Exchangers 2008-171
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Polymeric Blends Formed by Solid-State Shear Pulverization 2000-068
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Si Nanoparticles for Batteries 2009-011, 2009-168, 2011-029, 2011-035

Stage 4

Market
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