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Materials and Industrial Processes

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Technology Pipeline

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Stage 1

Research
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Ductile Magnesium Alloys 2013-127
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Production of Substituted Imidazole Molecules 2013-003
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Novel X-Ray and γ-Ray Detector Material 2014-169
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Synthesis of 2-Aryl Indoles 2014-030
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Synthesis of Privileged Seven-Membered Ring Molecules 2013-121

Stage 2

Research Validation
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2D Nanomaterial Sorting 2008-027
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Adhesive Hydrogels 2012-123
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Arrays for X-Ray Optics Lamination 2003-130
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Atomic Force Photovoltaic Microscopy 2007-148
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Nanoscale Doping for Transparent Conducting Oxides 2008-091
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DOPA-Melanin Films 2014-036
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Electro-Optic Modulator 2004-060
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Enhanced Strength Cement Composites 2010-137
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Extra Strength Magnesium Alloys 2013-128
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Flash Reduction of Graphic Oxide to Graphene 2008-166
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Fluorescent Imaging of Graphene-based Materials 2009-099
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Gas-Phase Deposition in MOF 2013-064
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Graphene Concentration Method 2010-113
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Graphene-Titania Nanocomposite Photocatalysts 2011-059
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High Accuracy Double-Sided Incremental Forming 2011-098
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High Energy Density Nanocomposites 2006-136
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Hole Array Films 2005-039
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Hydrogel Wound Dressing With Controlled Ion Release Properties 2014-168
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Isolation of single-walled nanotubes 2010-067
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Laser-Assisted Oxide Nanopatterning 2007-096
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Laser-Induced Plasma Micromachining (LIPMM) 2012-189
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Low-Cost Semiconducting Single-Walled Nanotubes 2010-168
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Magnetic Shape-Memory Foam 2007-050
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Maskless Nano-Patterning 2008-079
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Materials for X-ray and Gamma Ray Detection-II 2010-064, 2010-090, 2012-156
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Mesoscale Metallic Pyramids With Nanoscale Tips 2005-026
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Metal Oxide Thin-Film Electronics 2010-164
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Multifunctional Nanocomposites 2009-097
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Nano Fountain Pen
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Nanoparticle Sorting Method 2010-184
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Nanoscale Self-Assembling Organic Dielectrics 2004-062
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Nanoscale Subsurface Imaging 2003-061
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Nitrogen-Free Plant Polyphenol Derived Coatings 2012-188
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Novel MOF based on Azolium Salts 2011-096
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p-type Transparent Conductors 2001-006
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Polymeric Organic Frameworks 2010-020, 2010-024, 2012-169
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Route to Diazeperopyrenium Dication 2013-072, 2013-073
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Self-assembly of Oligo Amphiphiles 2003-123
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Single Photon Detectors & Imagers 2012-070, 2013-040, 2005-015
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Stress Manipulated Coating for Figure Reshape of Optics Mirrors 2015-054
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Substrate Independent Coatings 2013-033
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Synthesis of Layered Metal Sulfide Ion-Exchangers 2012-107, 2013-145
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Thickness Sorting of 2D Nanomaterials 2014-155
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Tri-Pyramid Robot 2013-068
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Water Processable Graphene Oxide 2011-126

Stage 3

Commercial Validation
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Organic Semiconductor Materials 2007-007
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Adhesive Polymer Coating 2007-158
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Carbon Nanotubes for Photocatalysis 2008-073, 2007-068
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Ceramic Composite 2006-164
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CNT Reinforced Cement 2007-146
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Conductive Tin and Zinc-Doped Thin Films 2006-018
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Controlling Charge Injection in OLEDs 2004-013
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Crosslinkable Polymer Dielectrics 2004-112
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Electron-Blocking Layer For Improved Organic Photovoltaics 2006-151
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Gold Isolation Method
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Graphene Oxide Paper 2007-056
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Graphite Nanoplatelet Dispersion 2005-052
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Improved Power Conversion For Organic Photovoltaics 2007-121
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Kinetic Separation of Olefin/Paraffin with MOF 2011-007
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Fabrication of Metal Composite Thin Films 2011-090
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Majority Graphene 3D-Printed Composites 2014-136
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Method of Epitaxial Growth of MgO 1999-070
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Micro-surface Texturing System 2011-002
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Micro-Textured Surfaces 2007-139
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CD-MOFs for Storage of Active Ingredients
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Nanocomposite Film and Paper Production 2010-047
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Nanoporous Materials
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Nanotube Reinforced Cement 2011-076
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Novel Materials for Polymer Light Emitting Diodes 2003-071
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Novel Ni-Based Alloys 2013-136
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Novel Organic Self-Assembled Nanodielectrics 2006-042
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Novel Solid Organic Host Silicon Matrix Polymer 2001-075
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Organic Photovoltaic Cells 2009-044
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Method to Improve Paint Production with Titanium Oxide 2011-103
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Proximity Sensor Based on Cantilever 2004-054
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Semi-conducting Nanotubes 2004-118, 2006-101, 2007-049
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Si Nanoparticles for Batteries 2009-011, 2009-168, 2011-029
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Silole-Containing Polymers 2006-004
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Superlattice Dielectrics 2005-092
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Transparent Nanowire Transistors 2007-069
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Unconventional Electro-optic Chromophores 2005-019

Stage 4

Market
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Advanced Materials
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Graphene Ink for Gravure Printing 2014-038
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Graphene Ink for Screen Printing 2014-154
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High Conductivity Graphene Inks 2013-089
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Polymeric Blends formed by Solid State Shear Pulverization
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