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Sustainable, Self-Healing Coatings (2013-065)
This self-healing polymer coating inhibits corrosion of metal iron substrates while extending the life of coated materials. Self-healing materials are an emerging and promising market, expected to reach a market value of $2.7 billion by 2020. The concept of self-healing materials is to enable materials to repair damage with minimum intervention. Cu...
Published: 12/6/2016   |   Inventor(s): Marek Urban, Ying Yang
Keywords(s): Automotive, Coatings, Polymers/Composites, Sustainable Construction
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Optimization Algorithm Predicts Traffic Signal Information to Improve Fuel Economy (09-073)
This optimization-based algorithm uses traffic signal timing information to improve fuel economy, cut emissions, and reduce trip duration for drivers. According to the Environmental Defense Fund, idling cars and trucks produce over 130,000 tons of carbon dioxide each year, costing drivers over $80 billion and negatively impacting the environment. R...
Published: 9/8/2016   |   Inventor(s): Ardalan Vahidi, Grant Mahler
Keywords(s): Automotive, Energy - Green Technology
Category(s): Automotive
Ultrahydrophobic Self-cleaning Materials & Surfaces
Many materials – fibers, metals, synthetics and textiles – can have improved performance with the ability to repel water and contaminants. This technology provides a process for the modification of material exteriors by the addition of nano-sized or micro-sized particles to create the “lotus effect” – a surface that in...
Published: 3/1/2011   |   Inventor(s): Igor Luzinov, Philip Brown, Killugudi Swaminatha Iyer, Viktor Klep, Bogdan Zdyrko
Keywords(s): Automotive, Biomaterials - Other, Coatings, Nanotechnology, Textiles/Fibers - Non-Optical/Medical/Other
Category(s): Advanced Materials
A Signal Processing Method To Assess Dynamic System Similarity
This technology features a robust technique to detect dynamic similarity of two systems based on the statistical properties of their signals. The invention assesses the entire autocorrelation structure of a test and a reference signal series. This is achieved in three steps 1) the test and reference signals are subjected to similar pre-processing t...
Published: 2/22/2011   |   Inventor(s): John Wagner, Hany Bassily, Robert Lund
Keywords(s): Analytical/Instrumentation/Sensors-Non-Medical/NonBiological, Automotive, Computer Software, Electronics Parts/Manufacturing
Category(s): Automotive
Electrode and Electrolyte Materials for Li-ion Batteries (09-009)
These solid state Li-ion battery materials utilize large electropositive cations in the formation of transition metal phosphate frameworks, resulting in electrode materials with the ability to store more charge and deliver higher power outputs. The demand for high-power batteries for mobile devices and automotive applications is continually growin...
Published: 12/15/2010   |   Inventor(s): ShioU-Jyh Hwu, Gregory Becht
Keywords(s): Automotive, Batteries, Electronics Parts/Manufacturing
Category(s): Advanced Materials
Method for Bonding Metal Injection Molded Parts to Conventional Substrate Using Controlled Surface Microstructure
This technology features a novel Metal Injection Molded (MIM) manufacturing method which allows for the formation of intricate device geometries and attachment of dissimiar materials. By applying a controlled, deformable microstructure to the MIM part, the MIM part is given the ability to shrink while bonding to the substrate. This bonding method...
Published: 11/5/2010   |   Inventor(s): Laine Mears, Thomas Martens
Keywords(s): Automotive, Manufacturing, Medical Device
Category(s): Advanced Materials
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