Earth, Energy, and Environmental Science

Sandia engineers stand in front of a red digital periodic table of elements. A Sandia statistician stands in front of a satellite image of ship tracks. A Sandia bioengineer and chemical engineer peer through a large chemical representation of a kind of clay.

Sandia’s world-class work in earth, energy, and environmental science contributes solutions to areas of national importance, including energy and climate security, defense, intelligence, nuclear weapons, nonproliferation, and disaster response. 

Why Our Work Matters 

Sandia’s research in these complementary areas works together to:   

  • Provide more knowledge of the Earth’s subsurface properties, structure and processes, and surface and atmospheric phenomena  
  • Deliver information on how engineered systems interact with the earth  
  • Advance renewable energy technologies 
  • Accelerate transformation in the transportation sector  
  • Improve energy system resilience, safety, and security   
  • Enhance society’s efforts to mitigate greenhouse gases  
  • Inform our ability to adapt to climate impacts  
  • Understand potential climate intervention strategies  

Our Unique Value 

We provide forward-thinking R&D that will create a secure, resilient, and sustainable energy future for our nation. Sandia’s software and tools cover research applications that relate to the Arctic, the electric grid, water infrastructure, clean energy production and storage, and nuclear energy. We also maintain and are developing cutting-edge R&D facilities that will enable the nation to combat climate change. 

Recent Highlights

Sandia visualization experts are working with climate scientists to visualize complex simulation results from the Energy...

Proposed actions to reduce ever-increasing global temperatures include geoengineering the Earth’s climate by injecting matter into...

Representation of soil organic carbon (SOC) dynamics in Earth system models (ESM) is a key source...

An integrated data science and experimental approach is being taken to the challenges of direct capture...

The major challenge with using algae as a feedstock is growing it economically, which hinges strongly...

Experimental war gaming provides insightful data for real-world cyberattacks In Greek mythology, Tantalus was the king...

A multidisciplinary team has combined measurements in the Amazon forest with experimental and theoretical kinetics to...

Project Description Current Energy Earth System Models (ESM) representation of soil organic matter (SOM) and its...

Earth, Energy and Environmental Science Related Research Facilities

The Advanced Power Electronic Conversion Systems (APEX) Laboratory supports the development of advanced power conversion topologies and intelligent control strategies. Research in the APEX laboratory focuses on robust and fault-tolerant...

Researcher working in APEX lab

The BATLab is an internationally recognized leader in energy storage system safety research.

Man testing battery at the Battery Abuse Testing Laboratory (BATLab)

Researchers at the CONET Laboratory conduct research, development, and testing on networked and distributed systems.

Man at computer at the Control and Optimization of Networked Energy Technologies (CONET) Laboratory and Advanced Power Conversion (APEX) lab

DETL is a multipurpose research facility designed to integrate emerging energy technologies into new and existing electricity infrastructure to accommodate the nation’s increasing demands for clean, secure, and reliable energy.

Scientist showing algorithm on computer

The Geomechanics Laboratory enables researchers to measure rock properties under a wide range of simulated environmental conditions, including high-pressure and complex load paths

Scientist observing rock properties

NESL focuses on creating a thermal-to-electric power conversion technology in a configuration called the recompression closed Brayton cycle that uses supercritical carbon dioxide as the working fluid.

Researcher observing component in the Brayton Lab

The Sandia Wave Energy Power Take-off (SWEPT) Laboratory offers mobile, specialized testing for systems that produce power from wave energy. SWEPT is used to test wave energy converter (WEC) power...

Worker prepares the interior of the Sandia Wave Energy Power Take-Off (SWEPT) Lab.

At the Scaled Wind Farm Technology Facility (SWiFT) in Lubbock, Texas, Sandians partner with other researchers to study the interaction of multiple wind turbines in a wind farm.

Scaled Wind Farm at sunset

Sandia and the University of Alaska Fairbanks have teamed up to advance the concept of a permanent, comprehensive multi-agency USHARC in the Prudhoe Bay area.

U.S. High Arctic Research Center (USHARC)

The Utqiagvik facility supports instrumentation built specifically for the Arctic to obtain continuous measurements of clouds, aerosols, precipitation, energy, and other meteorological variables.

The Utqiagvik Artic Facility located in Barrow, Alaska.

The Water Impact Facility provides a controlled environment for high-velocity water impact testing, gravity-assisted drop testing, and underwater testing.

The Water Impact Facility at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Related Intellectual Property

Featured Licensing Opportunities

Energy • A machine learning model for estimating the optimal angle of photovoltaics on single axis trackers for improved energy production in cloudy conditions Single axis trackers are commonly used in large...

Single Axis Tracking via Sky Imaging and Machine Learning

Energy; Environment • A novel algae flow-way system capable of converting wastewater pollutants into net-carbon negative biofuels Waterway pollution has been aggravated by the leaking of chemical products into man-made water irrigation systems,...

Algae Scrubbing for Waterway Remediation and Biofuel Production

Energy • Degrade plastic waste materials to valuable chemicals, food sources and renewable energy related products using a catalytic oxidative process Transforming plastic waste to value-added components such as fuels, chemicals, or...

New Method to Convert LDPE Plastic Waste to Useful Chemicals

Energy • Long-lasting lithium primary batteries with a wide operational temperature range and increased safety. There is an ever-growing need to produce safer batteries that have longer run times and better temperature...

Long-Lasting Lithium Primary Batteries

Energy; Environment • An alternative to high-pressure hydrogen compression that can isolate thousands of new metal hydride compositions for hydrogen storage applications Hydrogen compression is one of the key components of a hydrogen-based...

Substitutional Tuning of Metal Hydrides for Hydrogen Compression

Energy • A solid-state ceramic disc membrane that increases the lifespan of aqueous-based system batteries by eliminating cross-over species and increasing conductivity Redox flow batteries (RFB) are an increasingly promising solution for...

Environment • An in-situ method of extracting uranium that significantly reduces adverse impacts to communities and water sources There remains a growing unmet need for domestic sourcing of uranium in the United...

Inherently Safe In-Situ Uranium Recovery

Energy; Environment • Offshore Wind Energy Simulator (OWENS) is a software toolset for the analysis, design, and certification of offshore, land-based, or marine hydrokinetic vertical-axis wind turbine systems. The OWENs toolset has the...

Offshore Wind Energy Simulation (OWENS)

Energy; Environment • A smaller, lighter, and less expensive solution for safer release of lighter-than-air flammable gases. Gaseous or liquid hydrogen tank releases, or releases of other lighter-than-air flammable gases, are typically routed...

Concentric Flow Control (CFC) Vent Mast

Energy • A greener and more renewable pathway for ammonia production Ammonia (NH3) is an energy-dense chemical and vital component of fertilizer and other chemical commodities. NH3 is currently synthesized via the...

Solar-Thermal Ammonia Production

Environment • A high-performance engine technology to replace diesel engines While electrification is playing a major role in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from automobiles and light trucks, practical considerations are likely...

Energy; Environment • Generate high performance biofuels by optimizing how fuels are blended. The past century of fuel research was performed under the assumption that the Research Octane Number (RON) of a blended...

Energy; Environment • A new method converts coal waste into a domestic source of rare earth elements with significantly improved environment, health, and safety outcomes over existing methods Current methods of mining and...

Green Extraction of Rare Earth Elements from Coal Waste

Energy; Environment • Elastomers are polymeric materials with elastic properties used in gaskets, seals, tubing, and other products that provide critical sealing functions in diverse settings Elastomers are polymeric materials with elastic properties...

Fluid-Infused Elastomers with Improved Resistance to Degradation

Energy; Environment • A simple and more efficient method for separating rare earth elements using mesoporous materials that eliminates hazardous solvents and complex, multi-step processes Rare earth elements (REEs) possess unique optical and...

Energy; Environment • This nonlinear hourglass buoy design optimizes power absorption in multi-resonant conditions and eliminates reactive power at the buoy level for more efficient wave energy converters (WECs) Ocean waves have the...

Nonlinear Hourglass Buoy Design for Wave Energy Converters (WECs)

Energy; Environment • An integrated, high-efficiency conversion process for producing high purity biocrude oils, alcohols, and biofuels from wet algal biomass with minimal waste Algae represent a promising biomass crop for supplying renewable...

Tandem Conversion of Mixed Algal Biomass

Energy • A rapid, flexible, and low-cost method of producing thermal battery components using thick film advanced manufacturing techniques to achieve greater uniformity and consistency Thermal batteries, also known as molten salt...

Cast Thermal Battery Components Using a Salt Binder

Energy; Environment • A low-inductance DC power bus for high frequency, high temperature operation in electric drive systems and next-generation power electronics A new generation of power electronic conversion systems are being enabled...

Energy; Environment • A higher power, solid-state thin film battery for breakthrough conductance and performance for on-package power in mass market electric vehicles (EVs) and electronic devices Enhancing battery safety and durability, reducing...

Solid State Lithium Battery

Energy; Environment • Networks and systems that monitor our grid and other critical infrastructure environments use predictable communications and static configurations that make them vulnerable to attack. Sandia researchers have developed a technology...

ADDSec: Artificial Diversity & Defense Security

Energy; Environment • A fundamentally new type of rotary electrical contact that addresses short operating lifetime due to sliding-contact wear and electrical arcing associated with contact bounce Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories developed...

Twistact

Energy; Environment • Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed a coating architecture to replace conventional fluid lubricants with a multi-layer solid lubricant for use in drilling components deployed in extreme conditions. Down-the-hole...

Energy; Environment • Reduces soot and other EPA regulated emissions in direct-injection engines Sandia National Laboratories has developed ducted fuel injection technology for the reduction of soot and other EPA regulated emissions in...

Ducted Fuel Injection for Soot Reduction

Energy; Environment • The ability to track underground fluid flows in oil and geothermal wells is critical to allow operators to extract energy as efficiently as possible. This information will allow operators to...

Energy; Environment • Sandia National Laboratories has developed a robust centralizer that actively centers casing in deviated, directional or horizontally drilled well bores. Traditional centralizers, most commonly based on a bow spring design,...

Deployable Centralizers for Directional Drilling

Energy; Environment • There are many examples of surface modifications that reduce resistance to flow and improve performance. For instance, a dimpled golf ball can travel twice as far as a smooth ball...

Right-Size Dimple Evaluator v. 2.0

Energy; Environment • Increases in bioethanol production throughout the US has led to an increase in the process co-product—distillers grains with solubles (DGS). DGS can be used to feed livestock, however, product inconsistency...

One-Pot Bioconversion of Distiller's Grains to Advanced Biofuels

Energy; Environment • Sandia's Microgrid Design Toolkit (MDT) is a decision support software toolkit that aids designers in creating optimal microgrids. Microgrids are localized energy grids that provide flexibility through their ability to...

The Microgrid Design Toolkit

Energy; Environment • Inter-area oscillations may develop on power grids with large generation and load complexes separated by long transmission lines. Poorly damped inter-area oscillations can have devastating effects, such as extensive blackouts...

Energy; Environment • With growing numbers of solar energy systems being proposed and installed throughout the United States, the potential impact of glint and glare from photovoltaic modules, concentrating solar collectors, receivers, and...

Solar Glare Hazard Analysis Tool (SGHAT)

Energy; Environment • A novel solid-state lighting (SSL) architecture that addresses several longstanding technical challenges in SSL luminaires RCSSL improves upon the groundbreaking thermal management performance of the R&D 100 Editors’ Choice award-winning...

Energy; Environment • When designing or analyzing electrical systems, it is important to understand the relationship between input and output. Power conversion occurs in a “black box” and transfer functions can be used...

Energy; Environment • Pure molecular oxygen is important to many industrial processes such as oxy-fuel combustion, steel production, on-board oxygen generation in military aircraft and medical oxygen concentrators. Industrial-scale oxygen separation is conventionally...

Metal-Organic Frameworks for the Separation of O2 from Air

Energy; Environment • Solar-thermochemical reactors used for fuel production exist in many forms, each of which offers a unique trade-off between efficient fuel production, thermal efficiency, and scalability. Sandia has developed a solar-thermochemical...

Energy; Environment • This technology provides a fully integrated and self-containing alternating current (AC) photovoltaic (PV) Building Block device and method that allows photovoltaic applications to become true plug-and-play devices. The Building Block...

Energy; Environment • Sandia National Laboratories has developed a sliding feed tube pressure control valve for reciprocating hammer drills that is more efficient and produces more drilling power.In the current valveless designs, the...

Energy; Environment • Revolutionary micro-solar technology utilizes glitter-sized photovoltaic cells to change how we generate and use solar power. The significantly reduced size and 100 times less silicon used, allows for increased versatility...

Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV)

Energy; Environment • Sandia National Laboratories has created solutions to startup flow issues in supercritical conversion systems. The Supercritical Brayton Cycle is a power conversion system that is undergoing extensive testing and advancements...

Energy; Environment • Increased recycling of power plant cooling water calls for low-cost means of preventing the formation of calcium carbonate and silicate scale.Hardness (Ca and Mg) and silica are two of the...

Energy; Environment • Versatile polymer membrane separator technologies with improved long-term stability, performance in high temperatures, and suitability for acidic and alkaline environments Fuel cells are hailed as clean, quiet, and efficient technologies...

Energy; Environment • The solar and photovoltaic industry has grown steadily over the last several years.In order to maintain these growth rates, the processes and methods need to be continuously improved.Sandia National Laboratories...

Energy; Environment • Sandia researchers have developed a radically new architecture for air-cooled heat exchangers In conventional “fan-plus-finned-heat-sink” air-cooled heat exchangers, the primary physical limitation to performance (i.e. achieving low thermal resistance) is...

The Sandia Cooler

Energy; Environment • Sandia has developed an energy monitoring device that measures energy from liquid flow systems (e.g., solar systems) using a simple technique that senses when the system is running and then...

Energy; Environment • Sandia’s advanced activated carbon is used for the adsorption of noble gases (argon, krypton, and xenon) for the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel. This solution is simple, reliable, and affordable....

Advanced Forms of Activated Carbon

Energy; Environment • Sandia has developed a cheap, efficient, and accurate method of measuring the irradiance from solar reflections using a digital camera. Measurements of reflected solar irradiance is of great importance to...

Energy; Environment • This technology is an automated system in which the reflection of a mirror, typically for solar applications, is characterized by the slope and slope errors. The system uses a video...

SOFAST: Sandia Optical Fringe Analysis Slope Tool for Solar Mirror Characterization

Energy; Environment • The first phase of this project is capture and encapsulation which is achieved by using nanoporous alumina to confine gaseous iodine, for example, from fission or waste processing. The captured...

Energy; Environment • This innovative technology uses a water treatment coagulant, or reagent, to facilitate the process of water purification. By inserting a single gallium atom in the center of an aluminum oxide...

Energy; Environment • Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) relies on thermodynamic processes to convert concentrated light into useful forms of energy. Accurate sun tracking enables higher concentration ratios and improved efficiency through higher temperature...

Solar Tracing Sensors for Maximum Solar Concentrator Efficiency

Energy; Environment • Sandia researchers have developed a technology that could potentially turn agricultural waste, weeds, and other plant products that are typically discarded or destroyed into fuel. The idea is to create...

Energy; Environment • NanoCoralTM produces platinum nanomaterials which can significantly reduce costs and improve the efficiency and durability of hydrogen fuel cells and other renewable energy technologies. NanoCoralTM is an innovative nanotechnology for...

Energy; Environment • The Theoretical Overlay Photographic Heliostat Alignment Technique (TOPHAT) is a unique method which helps to accurately and effectively concentrate solar energy onto a receiver. By utilizing a camera/target fixture placed...

Energy; Environment • This technology is a new technique for parabolic trough mirror alignment based on the use of an innovative Theoretical Overlay Photographic (TOP) approach. It is a variation of current methods...

Energy; Environment • With the increasing demand for new energy distribution methods including increased efficiency and alternative sources, Intelligent Grid technologies are on the cutting edge of demand. The significance is taking the...

Patents
Patents & Applications
Patent Title Patent Number Grant Date
Systems and methods for single-axis tracking via sky imaging and machine leanring comprising a neural network to determine an angular position of a photovoltaic power system Pending 11/21/2023
Systems and methods for single-axis tracking via sky imaging and machine leanring comprising a neural network to determine an angular position of a photovoltaic power system Pending 11/21/2023
MODULAR ANTI-ROTATION DRILLING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 11,566,497 01/31/2023
MODULAR ANTI-ROTATION DRILLING SYSTEMS AND METHODS 11,566,497 01/31/2023
Systems and Methods for Shielding Falling Particles within a Solar Thermal Falling Particle Receiver 11,555,634 01/17/2023
Systems and Methods for Shielding Falling Particles within a Solar Thermal Falling Particle Receiver 11,555,634 01/17/2023
Radial Particle-Based Terrestrial Thermocline for High Temperature Thermal Storage 11,549,761 01/10/2023
MOLDABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR CELL MODULE 11,552,211 01/10/2023
Radial Particle-Based Terrestrial Thermocline for High Temperature Thermal Storage 11,549,761 01/10/2023
MOLDABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR CELL MODULE 11,552,211 01/10/2023
Wave Energy Converter Buoy with Variable Geometry 11,536,243 12/27/2022
Wave Energy Converter Buoy with Variable Geometry 11,536,243 12/27/2022
Alkyl Dialkoxyalkanoates as Bioderived, High Cetane Diesel Fuels 11,492,565 11/08/2022
Alkyl Dialkoxyalkanoates as Bioderived, High Cetane Diesel Fuels 11,492,565 11/08/2022
Photovoltaic Array for a Power-by-Light System 11,476,376 10/18/2022
Photovoltaic Array for a Power-by-Light System 11,476,376 10/18/2022
MODULAR LOW COST TRACKERLESS SPECTRAL SENSOR 11,460,344 10/04/2022
MODULAR LOW COST TRACKERLESS SPECTRAL SENSOR 11,460,344 10/04/2022
TOWERLESS VERTICAL-AXIS WIND TURBINE 11,421,650 08/23/2022
TOWERLESS VERTICAL-AXIS WIND TURBINE 11,421,650 08/23/2022
Systems and Methods for Detecting and Mitigating Cyber Attacks on Power Systems Comprising Distributed Energy Resources 11,388,178 07/12/2022
Systems and Methods for Detecting and Mitigating Cyber Attacks on Power Systems Comprising Distributed Energy Resources 11,388,178 07/12/2022
REDOX-ACTIVE OXIDE MATERIALS FOR THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE 11,339,766 05/24/2022
REDOX-ACTIVE OXIDE MATERIALS FOR THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE 11,339,766 05/24/2022
SOLAR RECEIVERS AND METHODS FOR CAPTURING SOLAR ENERGY 11,336,224 05/17/2022
SOLAR RECEIVERS AND METHODS FOR CAPTURING SOLAR ENERGY 11,336,224 05/17/2022
Falling particle solar receivers 11,326,810 05/10/2022
Falling particle solar receivers 11,326,810 05/10/2022
System and method thermopile energy harvesting for subsurface well bore sensors 11,319,779 05/03/2022
System and method thermopile energy harvesting for subsurface well bore sensors 11,319,779 05/03/2022
System and method thermopile energy harvesting for subsurface well bore sensors 11,319,779 05/03/2022
Energy Storage Systems for Electrical Microgrids with Pulsed Power Loads 11,316,363 04/26/2022
Energy Storage Systems for Electrical Microgrids with Pulsed Power Loads 11,316,363 04/26/2022
Fluid-powered linear motor with rotary pistons and motion rectifier and synthetic diamond bearing assemblies 11,306,749 04/19/2022
Injectable sacrificial material systems and methods to contain molten corium in nuclear accidents 11,309,096 04/19/2022
Fluid-powered linear motor with rotary pistons and motion rectifier and synthetic diamond bearing assemblies 11,306,749 04/19/2022
Injectable sacrificial material systems and methods to contain molten corium in nuclear accidents 11,309,096 04/19/2022
Injection withdrawal tracer tests to assess proppant placement 11,294,349 04/05/2022
Injection withdrawal tracer tests to assess proppant placement 11,294,349 04/05/2022
CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO ENABLE AUTONOMOUS DRILLING 11,280,173 03/22/2022
CONTROL SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO ENABLE AUTONOMOUS DRILLING 11,280,173 03/22/2022
FUEL AND FUEL BLEND FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE 11,261,391 03/01/2022
Probe for Operando In Situ Electrochemical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy 11,215,686 01/04/2022
Probe for Operando In Situ Electrochemical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy 11,215,686 01/04/2022
SORPTION AGENT, METHOD OF MAKING A SORPTION AGENT AND BARRIER SYSTEM 11,207,658 12/28/2021
CIRCUMFERENTIAL FLOW FOAM HEAT EXCHANGER 11,209,219 12/28/2021
CIRCUMFERENTIAL FLOW FOAM HEAT EXCHANGER 11,209,219 12/28/2021
SORPTION AGENT, METHOD OF MAKING A SORPTION AGENT AND BARRIER SYSTEM 11,207,658 12/28/2021
MULTILAYER SOLID LUBRICANT ARCHITECTURE FOR USE IN DRILLING TOOL APPLICATIONS 11,156,033 10/26/2021
MULTILAYER SOLID LUBRICANT ARCHITECTURE FOR USE IN DRILLING TOOL APPLICATIONS 11,156,033 10/26/2021
LOW MODULATION INDEX 3-PHASE SOLID STATE TRANSFORMER 11,152,918 10/19/2021
Systems and methods that use harmonic drives for converting reciprocating axial motion to continuous rotary motion, helical drives for converting reciprocating rotary motion to reciprocating axial motion and combinations thereof for converting reciprocating rotary motion to continuous rotary motion 11,143,275 10/12/2021
Systems and methods that use harmonic drives for converting reciprocating axial motion to continuous rotary motion, helical drives for converting reciprocating rotary motion to reciprocating axial motion and combinations thereof for converting reciprocating rotary motion to continuous rotary motion 11,143,275 10/12/2021
Modular anti-rotation drilling systems and methods 11,131,167 09/28/2021
Modular anti-rotation drilling systems and methods 11,131,167 09/28/2021
Degradation of chemical agents using metal-organic framework compositions 11,077,327 08/03/2021
Degradation of chemical agents using metal-organic framework compositions 11,077,327 08/03/2021
Systems and methods for controlling electrical grid resources 11,050,262 06/29/2021
Systems and methods for controlling electrical grid resources 11,050,262 06/29/2021
Methods, systems, and devices to optimize a fluid harvester 11,047,360 06/29/2021
Methods, systems, and devices to optimize a fluid harvester 11,047,360 06/29/2021
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 11,031,744 06/08/2021
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 11,031,744 06/08/2021
BLADED SOLAR THERMAL RECEIVERS FOR CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER 11,015,838 05/25/2021
BLADED SOLAR THERMAL RECEIVERS FOR CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER 11,015,838 05/25/2021
Methods and Computer Program Products for Locating and Characterizing Clutter in Large Spaces 11,010,513 05/18/2021
Methods and Computer Program Products for Locating and Characterizing Clutter in Large Spaces 11,010,513 05/18/2021
Systems and methods using collaborative controls to maintain unintentional islanding standards 10,985,568 04/20/2021
Systems and methods using collaborative controls to maintain unintentional islanding standards 10,985,568 04/20/2021
System and method for consolidating used nuclear fuel 10,978,212 04/13/2021
System and method for consolidating used nuclear fuel 10,978,212 04/13/2021
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 10,971,876 04/06/2021
Ball transfer mechanism with polycrystalline diamond bearing support 10,968,700 04/06/2021
Ball transfer mechanism with polycrystalline diamond bearing support 10,968,700 04/06/2021
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 10,971,876 04/06/2021
Solar thermal receivers with multi-scale light trapping geometry and features 10,935,281 03/02/2021
Solar thermal receivers with multi-scale light trapping geometry and features 10,935,281 03/02/2021
Multi-stage falling particle receivers 10,914,493 02/09/2021
Multi-stage falling particle receivers 10,914,493 02/09/2021
Control systems and methods to enable autonomous drilling 10,900,343 01/26/2021
Control systems and methods to enable autonomous drilling 10,900,343 01/26/2021
SURFACE BLOCKING AGENTS 10,894,913 01/19/2021
SURFACE BLOCKING AGENTS 10,894,913 01/19/2021
Passive high-power-density grid interface device 10,886,841 01/05/2021
Radical-ion battery and operation thereof 10,879,552 12/29/2020
Radical-ion battery and operation thereof 10,879,552 12/29/2020
Heating and cooling devices, systems and related method 10,876,773 12/29/2020
MOLECULAR TRACERS AND MODIFIED PROPPANTS FOR MONITORING UNDERGROUND FLUID FLOWS 10,871,066 12/22/2020
MOLECULAR TRACERS AND MODIFIED PROPPANTS FOR MONITORING UNDERGROUND FLUID FLOWS 10,871,066 12/22/2020
Organosilicon-based electrolytes for long-life lithium primary batteries 10,862,163 12/08/2020
Organosilicon-based electrolytes for long-life lithium primary batteries 10,862,163 12/08/2020
Nonlinear controller for nonlinear wave energy converters 10,823,134 11/03/2020
Nonlinear controller for nonlinear wave energy converters 10,823,134 11/03/2020
Ducted fuel injection 10,801,395 10/13/2020
METHODS FOR OPERATING SOLAR-THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES 10,801,756 10/13/2020
Redox-active oxide materials for thermal energy storage 10,800,665 10/13/2020
Control valve arrangement of a fuel injector 10,801,456 10/13/2020
Air bearing heat exchanger methods 10,801,787 10/13/2020
Control valve arrangement of a fuel injector 10,801,456 10/13/2020
Air bearing heat exchanger methods 10,801,787 10/13/2020
Ducted fuel injection 10,801,395 10/13/2020
METHODS FOR OPERATING SOLAR-THERMOCHEMICAL PROCESSES 10,801,756 10/13/2020
Redox-active oxide materials for thermal energy storage 10,800,665 10/13/2020
Nanoporous carbon as an anode material for Li-ion batteries 10,784,511 09/22/2020
Nanoporous carbon as an anode material for Li-ion batteries 10,784,511 09/22/2020
Simulating current flow through a well casing and an induced fracture 10,767,465 09/08/2020
Fluid-powered linear motor with rotary pistons and motion rectifier 10,767,670 09/08/2020
Fluid-powered linear motor with rotary pistons and motion rectifier 10,767,670 09/08/2020
Simulating current flow through a well casing and an induced fracture 10,767,465 09/08/2020
Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor 10,760,972 09/01/2020
Modular low cost trackerless spectral sensor 10,760,972 09/01/2020
Cast thermal battery electrodes and separators using a salt binder 10,727,474 07/28/2020
Cast thermal battery electrodes and separators using a salt binder 10,727,474 07/28/2020
Nonlinear power flow control for networked AC/DC microgrids 10,666,054 05/26/2020
Nonlinear power flow control for networked AC/DC microgrids 10,666,054 05/26/2020
Systems, methods and computer program products for constructing complex geometries using layered and linked hexahedral element meshes 10,657,301 05/19/2020
Systems, methods and computer program products for constructing complex geometries using layered and linked hexahedral element meshes 10,657,301 05/19/2020
LITHIUM BATTERY CATHODE 10,651,461 05/12/2020
LITHIUM BATTERY CATHODE 10,651,461 05/12/2020
Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics 10,640,395 05/05/2020
Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics 10,640,395 05/05/2020
Battery cell with safety layer 10,637,011 04/28/2020
Battery cell with safety layer 10,637,011 04/28/2020
Cryogenic heating system 10,627,050 04/21/2020
Cryogenic heating system 10,627,050 04/21/2020
Battery cell with safety layer 10,608,236 03/31/2020
Battery cell with safety layer 10,608,236 03/31/2020
System and method for cooling using a heat exchanger having a membrane 10,584,926 03/10/2020
Aqueous Na-ion redox flow battery with ceramic NaSICON membrane 10,586,997 03/10/2020
Aqueous Na-ion redox flow battery with ceramic NaSICON membrane 10,586,997 03/10/2020
System and method for cooling using a heat exchanger having a membrane 10,584,926 03/10/2020
Communication enabled fast-acting imbalance reserve 10,574,056 02/25/2020
Communication enabled fast-acting imbalance reserve 10,574,056 02/25/2020
Cooling systems and methods for thermoelectric power generation 10,563,923 02/18/2020
Cooling systems and methods for thermoelectric power generation 10,563,923 02/18/2020
Low pressure drop advanced swirl technology gas filter 10,537,839 01/21/2020
Low pressure drop advanced swirl technology gas filter 10,537,839 01/21/2020
Electrically conductive proppant and methods for detecting, locating and characterizing the electrically conductive proppant 10,538,695 01/21/2020
Low pressure drop advanced swirl technology gas filter 10,537,839 01/21/2020
Electrically conductive proppant and methods for detecting, locating and characterizing the electrically conductive proppant 10,538,695 01/21/2020
Falling particle solar receivers 10,508,834 12/17/2019
Falling particle solar receivers 10,508,834 12/17/2019
High current density, low contact resistance wide bandgap contacts 10,505,031 12/10/2019
High current density, low contact resistance wide bandgap contacts 10,505,031 12/10/2019
Magnetic field falling particle solar receiver systems and methods 10,502,459 12/10/2019
Magnetic field falling particle solar receiver systems and methods 10,502,459 12/10/2019
Metal-organic framework electrodes for sodium ion batteries 10,497,971 12/03/2019
Metal-organic framework electrodes for sodium ion batteries 10,497,971 12/03/2019
Multi-resonant feedback control of multiple degree-of-freedom wave energy converters 10,488,828 11/26/2019
Multi-resonant feedback control of multiple degree-of-freedom wave energy converters 10,488,828 11/26/2019
Heating and cooling devices, systems and related method 10,429,105 10/01/2019
Multi-resonant feedback control of a single degree-of-freedom wave energy converter 10,423,126 09/24/2019
Multi-resonant feedback control of a single degree-of-freedom wave energy converter 10,423,126 09/24/2019
Air bearing heat exchanger 10,422,590 09/24/2019
Air bearing heat exchanger 10,422,590 09/24/2019
Variable rate compliance modules, assemblies and tools for suppression of drilling vibrations 10,407,998 09/10/2019
LITHIUM BATTERY CATHODE 10,411,251 09/10/2019
Variable rate compliance modules, assemblies and tools for suppression of drilling vibrations 10,407,998 09/10/2019
LITHIUM BATTERY CATHODE 10,411,251 09/10/2019
Wind turbine blades, wind turbines, and wind farms having increased power output 10,400,743 09/03/2019
Wind turbine blades, wind turbines, and wind farms having increased power output 10,400,743 09/03/2019
Fluid driven drilling motor 10,385,616 08/20/2019
Fluid driven drilling motor 10,385,616 08/20/2019
Fluid driven drilling motor 10,385,616 08/20/2019
Fluid driven drilling motor 10,385,616 08/20/2019
Controller for a customized electric power storage device in a collective microgrid 10,374,430 08/06/2019
Controller for a customized electric power storage device in a collective microgrid 10,374,430 08/06/2019
Solar receivers and methods for capturing solar energy 10,348,241 07/09/2019
Pseudo-spectral method to control three-degree-of-freedom wave energy converters 10,344,736 07/09/2019
Pseudo-spectral method to control three-degree-of-freedom wave energy converters 10,344,736 07/09/2019
Deployable centralizers 10,344,542 07/09/2019
Deployable centralizers 10,344,542 07/09/2019
Solar receivers and methods for capturing solar energy 10,348,241 07/09/2019
Subharmonic power line carrier based island detection systems and methods 10,326,279 06/18/2019
Subharmonic power line carrier based island detection systems and methods 10,326,279 06/18/2019
Metal-organic framework electrodes for sodium ion batteries 10,320,028 06/11/2019
Metal-organic framework electrodes for sodium ion batteries 10,320,028 06/11/2019
Nonaqueous redox flow battery electrolyte comprising an ionic liquid with a metal cation coordinated to redox-active ligands 10,305,133 05/28/2019
Nonaqueous redox flow battery electrolyte comprising an ionic liquid with a metal cation coordinated to redox-active ligands 10,305,133 05/28/2019
High performance ultra-thin solar cell structures 10,304,977 05/28/2019
Systems, methods and computer program products for electric grid control 10,298,016 05/21/2019
Systems, methods and computer program products for electric grid control 10,298,016 05/21/2019
BLADED SOLAR THERMAL RECEIVERS FOR CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER 10,295,224 05/21/2019
BLADED SOLAR THERMAL RECEIVERS FOR CONCENTRATING SOLAR POWER 10,295,224 05/21/2019
Emulator apparatus for microgrid testing and design 10,270,251 04/23/2019
Emulator apparatus for microgrid testing and design 10,270,251 04/23/2019
Arc plasma-generating systems and methods thereof 10,261,120 04/16/2019
Arc plasma-generating systems and methods thereof 10,261,120 04/16/2019
Moldable photovoltaic solar cell module 10,243,095 03/26/2019
Moldable photovoltaic solar cell module 10,243,095 03/26/2019
Emulator for rotary energy sources 10,228,665 03/12/2019
Emulator for rotary energy sources 10,228,665 03/12/2019
Additive-mixing fuel-injection system for internal combustion engines 10,202,929 02/12/2019
Additive-mixing fuel-injection system for internal combustion engines 10,202,929 02/12/2019
Optimal control of wave energy converters 10,197,040 02/05/2019
Optimal control of wave energy converters 10,197,040 02/05/2019
Cooling systems and methods for thermoelectric power generation 10,184,726 01/22/2019
Electrochemical cell having a vanadium phosphorous alloy electrode 10,186,740 01/22/2019
Cooling systems and methods for thermoelectric power generation 10,184,726 01/22/2019
Electrochemical cell having a vanadium phosphorous alloy electrode 10,186,740 01/22/2019
Ducted fuel injection 10,161,626 12/25/2018
Ducted fuel injection 10,161,626 12/25/2018
Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics 10,155,674 12/18/2018
Functionalized surfaces for the destruction of pathogens and organics 10,155,674 12/18/2018
Ducted fuel injection with ignition assist 10,138,855 11/27/2018
Ducted fuel injection with ignition assist 10,138,855 11/27/2018
Axial flow heat exchanger devices and methods for heat transfer using axial flow devices 10,132,574 11/20/2018
Carbon Dioxide Transformation Facilitated by Earth Abundant Metals 10,131,996 11/20/2018
Carbon Dioxide Transformation Facilitated by Earth Abundant Metals 10,131,996 11/20/2018
Axial flow heat exchanger devices and methods for heat transfer using axial flow devices 10,132,574 11/20/2018
Thermal energy storage and power generation systems and methods 10,107,268 10/23/2018
Thermal energy storage and power generation systems and methods 10,107,268 10/23/2018
Modular fluid powered linear piston motors with harmonic coupling 10,100,850 10/16/2018
Modular fluid powered linear piston motors with harmonic coupling 10,100,850 10/16/2018
Method to provide meta-stable operation of a DC microgrid comprising a pulsed load 10,090,764 10/02/2018
Method to provide meta-stable operation of a DC microgrid comprising a pulsed load 10,090,764 10/02/2018
Method for enhancing hydrocarbon recovery from tight formations 10,066,471 09/04/2018
Method for enhancing hydrocarbon recovery from tight formations 10,066,471 09/04/2018
Heating and cooling devices, systems and related method 10,041,701 08/07/2018
Moldable photovoltaic solar cell module 10,038,113 07/31/2018
Heat transfer assemblies, systems, and methods for conditioning a medium 10,036,581 07/31/2018
Thermal swing reactor including a multi-flight auger 10,035,121 07/31/2018
Moldable photovoltaic solar cell module 10,038,113 07/31/2018
Thermal swing reactor including a multi-flight auger 10,035,121 07/31/2018
Methods for operating solar-thermochemical processes 10,001,298 06/19/2018
Nanostructured metal amides and nitrides for hydrogen storage 10,000,377 06/19/2018
Nanostructured metal amides and nitrides for hydrogen storage 10,000,377 06/19/2018
Methods for operating solar-thermochemical processes 10,001,298 06/19/2018
Identifying an arc-fault type in photovoltaic arrays 9,995,796 06/12/2018
Identifying an arc-fault type in photovoltaic arrays 9,995,796 06/12/2018
Identifying an arc-fault type in photovoltaic arrays 9,995,796 06/12/2018
Porous metals from sintering of nanoparticles 9,981,313 05/29/2018
Porous metals from sintering of nanoparticles 9,981,313 05/29/2018
Prognostics and health management of photovoltaic systems 9,939,485 04/10/2018
Prognostics and health management of photovoltaic systems 9,939,485 04/10/2018
Prognostics and health management of photovoltaic systems 9,939,485 04/10/2018
Systems and methods for locating and imaging proppant in an induced fracture 9,927,549 03/27/2018
Systems and methods for locating and imaging proppant in an induced fracture 9,927,549 03/27/2018
Catalyzed, high energy density, metal-air battery 9,911,981 03/06/2018
Reflective photovoltaics 9,911,871 03/06/2018
Ducted fuel injection 9,909,549 03/06/2018
Ducted fuel injection 9,909,549 03/06/2018
Detection of arcing location on photovoltaic systems using filters 9,897,642 02/20/2018
Detection of arcing location on photovoltaic systems using filters 9,897,642 02/20/2018
Detection of arcing location on photovoltaic systems using filters 9,897,642 02/20/2018
Thermochemically active iron titanium oxide materials 9,868,636 01/16/2018
Thermochemically active iron titanium oxide materials 9,868,636 01/16/2018
Ruggedized downhole tool for real-time measurements and uses thereof 9,863,243 01/09/2018
Ruggedized downhole tool for real-time measurements and uses thereof 9,863,243 01/09/2018
Cascaded recompression closed brayton cycle system 9,856,754 01/02/2018
Cascaded recompression closed brayton cycle system 9,856,754 01/02/2018
Polyarene mediators for mediated redox flow battery 9,859,583 01/02/2018
Polyarene mediators for mediated redox flow battery 9,859,583 01/02/2018
Computing an operating parameter of a unified power flow controller 9,851,737 12/26/2017
Computing an operating parameter of a unified power flow controller 9,851,737 12/26/2017
Electrochemical ion separation in molten salts 9,847,149 12/19/2017
Electrochemical ion separation in molten salts 9,847,149 12/19/2017
Method for carbon dioxide sequestration 9,834,381 12/05/2017
Method for carbon dioxide sequestration 9,834,381 12/05/2017
Photovoltaic power generation system with photovoltaic cells as bypass diodes 9,831,369 11/28/2017
Cascading pressure reactor and method for solar-thermochemical reactions 9,815,042 11/14/2017
Cascading pressure reactor and method for solar-thermochemical reactions 9,815,042 11/14/2017
Resistive field structures for semiconductor devices and uses therof 9,761,675 09/12/2017
Microsystem enabled photovoltaic modules and systems 9,761,748 09/12/2017
Apparatus for assembly of microelectronic devices 9,763,370 09/12/2017
Resistive field structures for semiconductor devices and uses therof 9,761,675 09/12/2017
Fast process flow, on-wafer interconnection and singulation for MEPV 9,748,415 08/29/2017
Enhancing power cycle efficiency for a supercritical Brayton cycle power system using tunable supercritical gas mixtures 9,745,899 08/29/2017
Enhancing power cycle efficiency for a supercritical Brayton cycle power system using tunable supercritical gas mixtures 9,745,899 08/29/2017
Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design 9,727,928 08/08/2017
Financial methods for waterflooding injectate design 9,727,928 08/08/2017
Customized electric power storage device for inclusion in a microgrid 9,721,312 08/01/2017
Electrofracturing test system and method of determining material characteristics of electrofractured material samples 9,719,908 08/01/2017
Support system, excavation arrangement, and process of supporting an object 9,719,349 08/01/2017
Support system, excavation arrangement, and process of supporting an object 9,719,349 08/01/2017
Computation of glint, glare, and solar irradiance distribution 9,722,534 08/01/2017
Customized electric power storage device for inclusion in a microgrid 9,721,312 08/01/2017
Computation of glint, glare, and solar irradiance distribution 9,722,534 08/01/2017
Electrofracturing test system and method of determining material characteristics of electrofractured material samples 9,719,908 08/01/2017
Electrochemical cell structure including an ionomeric barrier 9,685,684 06/20/2017
Electrochemical cell structure including an ionomeric barrier 9,685,684 06/20/2017
Use of MgO doped with a divalent or trivalent metal cation for removing arsenic from water 9,663,389 05/30/2017
Use of MgO doped with a divalent or trivalent metal cation for removing arsenic from water 9,663,389 05/30/2017
High-temperature brushless DC motor controller 9,654,035 05/16/2017
High-temperature brushless DC motor controller 9,654,035 05/16/2017
Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system 9,624,793 04/18/2017
Cascaded recompression closed Brayton cycle system 9,624,793 04/18/2017
Thermal swing reactor including a multi-flight auger 9,586,190 03/07/2017
Thermal swing reactor including a multi-flight auger 9,586,190 03/07/2017
Method for carbon dioxide splitting 9,580,326 02/28/2017
Deployable centralizers 9,580,976 02/28/2017
Method for carbon dioxide splitting 9,580,326 02/28/2017
Deployable centralizers 9,580,976 02/28/2017
Method for controlling start-up and steady state performance of a closed split flow recompression brayton cycle 9,562,471 02/07/2017
Method for controlling start-up and steady state performance of a closed split flow recompression brayton cycle 9,562,471 02/07/2017
Fast process flow, on-wafer interconnection and singulation for MEPV 9,559,219 01/31/2017
Hybrid metal oxide cycle water splitting 9,556,528 01/31/2017
Hybrid metal oxide cycle water splitting 9,556,528 01/31/2017
Method for the capture and storage of waste 9,552,897 01/24/2017
Method for the capture and storage of waste 9,552,897 01/24/2017
Polyoxometalate active charge-transfer material for mediated redox flow battery 9,548,509 01/17/2017
Polyoxometalate active charge-transfer material for mediated redox flow battery 9,548,509 01/17/2017
Dynamically reconfigurable photovoltaic system 9,531,322 12/27/2016
Waterflooding injectate design systems and methods 9,518,449 12/13/2016
Waterflooding injectate design systems and methods 9,518,449 12/13/2016
Transparent contacts for stacked compound photovoltaic cells 9,508,881 11/29/2016
High durability solar absorptive coating and methods for making same 9,499,699 11/22/2016
High durability solar absorptive coating and methods for making same 9,499,699 11/22/2016
DYNAMICALLY RECONFIGURABLE PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM 6,034,971 11/04/2016
Magnetic method for stimulating transport in fluids 9,470,458 10/18/2016
Magnetic method for stimulating transport in fluids 9,470,458 10/18/2016
Magnetic method for stimulating transport in fluids 9,470,458 10/18/2016
Self-assembling segmented coiled tubing 9,453,376 09/27/2016
Self-assembling segmented coiled tubing 9,453,376 09/27/2016
Self-assembling segmented coiled tubing 9,453,376 09/27/2016
Self-assembling segmented coiled tubing 9,453,376 09/27/2016
PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER GENERATION SYSTEM FREE OF BYPASS DIODES 6,010,694 09/23/2016
Fluid powered linear piston motor with harmonic coupling 9,447,798 09/20/2016
Fluid powered linear piston motor with harmonic coupling 9,447,798 09/20/2016
Apatite sequestration of technetium 9,443,627 09/13/2016
Apatite sequestration of technetium 9,443,627 09/13/2016
Apatite sequestration of technetium 9,443,627 09/13/2016
Apatite sequestration of selenium 9,440,217 09/13/2016
Apatite sequestration of technetium 9,443,627 09/13/2016
Apatite sequestration of selenium 9,440,217 09/13/2016
Rectenna that converts infrared radiation to electrical energy 9,437,629 09/06/2016
Rectenna that converts infrared radiation to electrical energy 9,437,629 09/06/2016
Preheating of fluid in a supercritical Brayton cycle power generation system at cold startup 9,388,817 07/12/2016
Preheating of fluid in a supercritical Brayton cycle power generation system at cold startup 9,388,817 07/12/2016
Solar tracking system 9,391,557 07/12/2016
Dynamically reconfigurable photovoltaic system 9,356,173 05/31/2016
Densified waste form and method for forming 9,343,192 05/17/2016
Densified waste form and method for forming 9,343,192 05/17/2016
Advanced fire-resistant forms of activated carbon and methods of adsorbing and separating gases using same 9,315,730 04/19/2016
Advanced fire-resistant forms of activated carbon and methods of adsorbing and separating gases using same 9,315,730 04/19/2016
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 9,293,266 03/22/2016
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 9,293,266 03/22/2016
Photovoltaic solar concentrator 9,287,430 03/15/2016
Polyoxometalate flow battery 9,287,578 03/15/2016
Polyoxometalate flow battery 9,287,578 03/15/2016
Hybrid metal oxide cycle water splitting 9,279,188 03/08/2016
Hybrid metal oxide cycle water splitting 9,279,188 03/08/2016
Aeroelastically coupled blades for vertical axis wind turbines 9,267,490 02/23/2016
Aeroelastically coupled blades for vertical axis wind turbines 9,267,490 02/23/2016
Customized electric power storage device for inclusion in a collective microgrid 9,263,894 02/16/2016
Axial flow heat exchanger devices and methods for heat transfer using axial flow devices 9,261,100 02/16/2016
Axial flow heat exchanger devices and methods for heat transfer using axial flow devices 9,261,100 02/16/2016
Customized electric power storage device for inclusion in a collective microgrid 9,263,894 02/16/2016
Systems and methods for locating and imaging proppant in an induced fracture 9,250,351 02/02/2016
Systems and methods for locating and imaging proppant in an induced fracture 9,250,351 02/02/2016
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 9,207,023 12/08/2015
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 9,207,023 12/08/2015
Imaging doppler lidar for wind turbine wake profiling 9,188,677 11/17/2015
Photovoltaic cell with light trapping for enhanced efficiency 9,190,542 11/17/2015
Solar photovoltaic reflective trough collection structure 9,190,546 11/17/2015
Imaging doppler lidar for wind turbine wake profiling 9,188,677 11/17/2015
Methods of capturing and immobilizing radioactive nuclei with metal fluorite-based inorganic materials 9,180,428 11/10/2015
Methods of capturing and immobilizing radioactive nuclei with metal fluorite-based inorganic materials 9,180,428 11/10/2015
System and method for the capture and storage of waste 9,162,914 10/20/2015
System and method for the capture and storage of waste 9,162,914 10/20/2015
Interband cascade (IC) photovoltaic (PV) architecture for PV devices 9,166,084 10/20/2015
Interband cascade (IC) photovoltaic (PV) architecture for PV devices 9,166,084 10/20/2015
Computing architecture for autonomous microgrids 9,148,019 09/29/2015
Computing architecture for autonomous microgrids 9,148,019 09/29/2015
Controller for a wave energy converter 9,140,231 09/22/2015
Method for carbon dioxide sequestration 9,139,364 09/22/2015
pH adjustment of power plant cooling water with flue gas/fly ash 9,140,145 09/22/2015
Method for carbon dioxide sequestration 9,139,364 09/22/2015
Microinverters for employment in connection with photovoltaic modules 9,143,053 09/22/2015
pH adjustment of power plant cooling water with flue gas/fly ash 9,140,145 09/22/2015
Controller for a wave energy converter 9,140,231 09/22/2015
Optimized microsystems-enabled photovoltaics 9,141,413 09/22/2015
Photovoltaic solar cell 9,130,092 09/08/2015
Photovoltaic solar concentrator 9,126,392 09/08/2015
Photovoltaic solar concentrator 9,126,392 09/08/2015
Synthesis of electroactive ionic liquids for flow battery applications 9,123,943 09/01/2015
Synthesis of electroactive ionic liquids for flow battery applications 9,123,943 09/01/2015
Densified waste form and method for forming 9,117,560 08/25/2015
Densified waste form and method for forming 9,117,560 08/25/2015
Method for fabricating pixelated silicon device cells 9,112,100 08/18/2015
Computation of glint, glare, and solar irradiance distribution 9,103,719 08/11/2015
Computation of glint, glare, and solar irradiance distribution 9,103,719 08/11/2015
Photovoltaic power generation system free of bypass diodes 9,093,586 07/28/2015
Microsystem enabled photovoltaic modules and systems 9,029,681 05/12/2015
Separating semiconductor devices from substrate by etching graded composition release layer disposed between semiconductor devices and substrate including forming protuberances that reduce stiction 9,029,239 05/12/2015
Methods of capturing and immobilizing radioactive nuclei with metal fluorite-based inorganic materials 9,000,250 04/07/2015
Methods of capturing and immobilizing radioactive nuclei with metal fluorite-based inorganic materials 9,000,250 04/07/2015
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 8,988,881 03/24/2015
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 8,988,881 03/24/2015
Detection of gas leakage 8,955,370 02/17/2015
Detection of gas leakage 8,955,370 02/17/2015
Detection of gas leakage 8,955,370 02/17/2015
Advanced fire-resistant forms of activated carbon and methods of adsorbing and separating gases using same 8,945,277 02/03/2015
Processes for multi-layer devices utilizing layer transfer 8,946,052 02/03/2015
Advanced fire-resistant forms of activated carbon and methods of adsorbing and separating gases using same 8,945,277 02/03/2015
Computing an operating parameter of a unified power flow controller 8,930,034 01/06/2015
Computing an operating parameter of a unified power flow controller 8,930,034 01/06/2015
Methods for making a porous nuclear fuel element 8,920,871 12/30/2014
Method of forming through substrate vias (TSVs) and singulating and releasing die having the TSVs from a mechanical support substrate 8,906,803 12/09/2014
Solid-state lithium battery 8,877,388 11/04/2014
Reducing current reversal time in electric motor control 8,878,473 11/04/2014
Solid-state lithium battery 8,877,388 11/04/2014
Solar glare hazard analysis tool on account of determined points of time 8,841,592 09/23/2014
Solar glare hazard analysis tool on account of determined points of time 8,841,592 09/23/2014
Waterflooding injectate design systems and methods 8,812,271 08/19/2014
Waterflooding injectate design systems and methods 8,812,271 08/19/2014
Seal assembly with anti-rotation pin for high pressure supercritical fluids 8,794,634 08/05/2014
Seal assembly with anti-rotation pin for high pressure supercritical fluids 8,794,634 08/05/2014
Method of making nanostructured glass-ceramic waste forms 8,772,566 07/08/2014
Method of making nanostructured glass-ceramic waste forms 8,772,566 07/08/2014
Photonic-powered cable assembly 8,761,560 06/24/2014
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,753,439 06/17/2014
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,753,439 06/17/2014
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 8,748,740 06/10/2014
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 8,748,740 06/10/2014
Reduced weight decontamination formulation for neutralization of chemical and biological warfare agents 8,741,174 06/03/2014
Reduced weight decontamination formulation for neutralization of chemical and biological warfare agents 8,741,174 06/03/2014
Photovoltaic system 8,736,108 05/27/2014
Photovoltaic system 8,736,108 05/27/2014
Photovoltaic solar cell 8,728,857 05/20/2014
Inherently safe in situ uranium recovery 8,708,422 04/29/2014
Inherently safe in situ uranium recovery 8,708,422 04/29/2014
Inherently safe in situ uranium recovery 8,708,422 04/29/2014
Method for operating homogeneous charge compression ignition engines using conventional gasoline 8,689,767 04/08/2014
Method for operating homogeneous charge compression ignition engines using conventional gasoline 8,689,767 04/08/2014
Concentration solar power optimization system and method of using same 8,674,280 03/18/2014
Concentration solar power optimization system and method of using same 8,674,280 03/18/2014
MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE CONFIGURED TO COMPUTE IRRADIANCE, GLINT, AND GLARE OF THE SUN 8,669,509 03/11/2014
MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE CONFIGURED TO COMPUTE IRRADIANCE, GLINT, AND GLARE OF THE SUN 8,669,509 03/11/2014
Methods of recovering alkali metals 8,663,361 03/04/2014
Long range heliostat target using array of normal incidence pyranometers to evaluate a beam of solar radiation 8,664,577 03/04/2014
Long range heliostat target using array of normal incidence pyranometers to evaluate a beam of solar radiation 8,664,577 03/04/2014
Methods of recovering alkali metals 8,663,361 03/04/2014
Solar cell with back side contacts 8,614,395 12/24/2013
Photovoltaic solar cell 8,592,249 11/26/2013
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,585,801 11/19/2013
Capillary interconnect device 8,585,986 11/19/2013
Capillary interconnect device 8,585,986 11/19/2013
Rotary electrical contact device and method for providing current to and/or from a rotating member 8,585,413 11/19/2013
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,585,801 11/19/2013
Alignment and focus of mirrored facets of a heliostat 8,582,092 11/12/2013
Alignment and focus of mirrored facets of a heliostat 8,582,092 11/12/2013
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,535,424 09/17/2013
Process and apparatus for separation of components of a gas stream 8,535,424 09/17/2013
Nonlinear power flow feedback control for improved stability and performance of airfoil sections 8,527,247 09/03/2013
POROUS NUCLEAR FUEL ELEMENT WITH INTERNAL SKELETON FOR HIGH-TEMPERATURE GAS-COOLED NUCLEAR REACTORS 8,526,566 09/03/2013
Synthetic thermoelectric materials comprising phononic crystals 8,508,370 08/13/2013
Nanoengineered membrane electrode assembly interface 8,501,366 08/06/2013
Nanoengineered membrane electrode assembly interface 8,501,366 08/06/2013
Method for synthesizing metal bis(borano) hypophosphite complexes 8,465,715 06/18/2013
Method for synthesizing metal bis(borano) hypophosphite complexes 8,465,715 06/18/2013
Tracking heat flux sensors for concentrating solar applications 8,459,865 06/11/2013
Tracking heat flux sensors for concentrating solar applications 8,459,865 06/11/2013
Mobile lighting apparatus 8,439,534 05/14/2013
Mobile lighting apparatus 8,439,534 05/14/2013
Moving bed reactor for solar thermochemical fuel production 8,420,032 04/16/2013
Moving bed reactor for solar thermochemical fuel production 8,420,032 04/16/2013
Turbo-alternator-compressor design for supercritical high density working fluids 8,397,506 03/19/2013
Turbo-alternator-compressor design for supercritical high density working fluids 8,397,506 03/19/2013
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 8,389,853 03/05/2013
Asphaltene based photovoltaic devices 8,389,853 03/05/2013
Photonic-powered cable assembly 8,358,893 01/22/2013
Energy efficiency management system and method 8,340,832 12/25/2012
Energy efficiency management system and method 8,340,832 12/25/2012
Method of making nanostructured glass-ceramic waste forms 8,334,421 12/18/2012
Method of making nanostructured glass-ceramic waste forms 8,334,421 12/18/2012
Photovoltaic solar concentrator 8,329,503 12/11/2012
Alignment method for solar collector arrays 8,294,886 10/23/2012
Method of multi-dimensional moment analysis for the characterization of signal peaks 8,296,078 10/23/2012
Alignment method for solar collector arrays 8,294,886 10/23/2012
Airfoil-shaped micro-mixers for reducing fouling on membrane surfaces 8,292,492 10/23/2012
Airfoil-shaped micro-mixers for reducing fouling on membrane surfaces 8,292,492 10/23/2012
LOW SINTERING TEMPERATURE GLASS WASTE FORMS FOR SEQUESTERING RADIOACTIVE IODINE 8,262,950 09/11/2012
LOW SINTERING TEMPERATURE GLASS WASTE FORMS FOR SEQUESTERING RADIOACTIVE IODINE 8,262,950 09/11/2012
Residual Gas Analysis Device 8,230,722 07/31/2012
Residual Gas Analysis Device 8,230,722 07/31/2012
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 8,228,675 07/24/2012
Heat exchanger device and method for heat removal or transfer 8,228,675 07/24/2012
Detection of gas leakage 8,201,438 06/19/2012
Detection of gas leakage 8,201,438 06/19/2012
Detection of gas leakage 8,201,438 06/19/2012
Reduced-impact sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,176,995 05/15/2012
Reduced-impact sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,176,995 05/15/2012
Reduced-impact sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,176,995 05/15/2012
Reduced-impact sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,176,995 05/15/2012
Control system design method 8,121,708 02/21/2012
Optimized alumina coagulants for water treatment 8,119,011 02/21/2012
Control system design method 8,121,708 02/21/2012
Optimized alumina coagulants for water treatment 8,119,011 02/21/2012
Suction-recirculation device for stabilizing particle flows within a solar powered solid particle receiver 8,109,265 02/07/2012
Suction-recirculation device for stabilizing particle flows within a solar powered solid particle receiver 8,109,265 02/07/2012
Phononic crystal devices 8,094,023 01/10/2012
Sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,006,776 08/30/2011
Sliding pressure control valve for pneumatic hammer drill 8,006,776 08/30/2011
Battery components employing a silicate binder 7,947,397 05/24/2011
Piezoelectric energy harvester having planform-tapered interdigitated beams 7,948,153 05/24/2011
Battery components employing a silicate binder 7,947,397 05/24/2011
Low-melting point heat transfer fluid 7,922,931 04/12/2011
Low-melting point heat transfer fluid 7,828,990 11/09/2010
Microfabricated fuel heating value monitoring device 7,708,943 05/04/2010
Microfabricated fuel heating value monitoring device 7,708,943 05/04/2010
Alignment method for parabolic trough solar concentrators 7,667,833 02/23/2010
Alignment method for parabolic trough solar concentrators 7,667,833 02/23/2010
Integrated boiler, superheater, and decomposer for sulfuric acid decomposition 7,645,437 01/12/2010
Integrated boiler, superheater, and decomposer for sulfuric acid decomposition 7,645,437 01/12/2010
Reactor for removing ammonia 7,618,600 11/17/2009
Reactor for removing ammonia 7,618,600 11/17/2009
System and method for advanced power management 7,567,060 07/28/2009
System and method for advanced power management 7,567,060 07/28/2009
In-tank recirculating arsenic treatment system 7,514,004 04/07/2009
In-tank recirculating arsenic treatment system 7,514,004 04/07/2009
Strippable containment and decontamination coating composition and method of use 7,514,493 04/07/2009
Strippable containment and decontamination coating composition and method of use 7,514,493 04/07/2009
Mechanical vibration to electrical energy converter 7,498,681 03/03/2009
Method for absorbing hydrogen using an oxidation resisant organic hydrogen getter 7,485,277 02/03/2009
Method for absorbing hydrogen using an oxidation resisant organic hydrogen getter 7,485,277 02/03/2009
Oxidation resistant organic hydrogen getters 7,422,701 09/09/2008
Oxidation resistant organic hydrogen getters 7,422,701 09/09/2008
Impedance-matched drilling telemetry system 7,362,235 04/22/2008
Impedance-matched drilling telemetry system 7,362,235 04/22/2008
MIS-based sensors with hydrogen selectivity 7,340,938 03/11/2008
MIS-based sensors with hydrogen selectivity 7,340,938 03/11/2008
Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices 7,338,590 03/04/2008
Water-splitting using photocatalytic porphyrin-nanotube composite devices 7,338,590 03/04/2008
Method of generating hydrogen gas from sodium borohydride 7,306,780 12/11/2007
Cask weeping mitigation 7,271,310 09/18/2007
Enhanced distributed energy resource system 7,239,044 07/03/2007
Enhanced distributed energy resource system 7,239,044 07/03/2007
Method for control of NOx emission from combustors using fuel dilution 7,162,864 01/16/2007
Method for control of NOx emission from combustors using fuel dilution 7,162,864 01/16/2007
Fuel mixture stratification as a method for improving homogeneous charge compression ignition engine operation 7,128,046 10/31/2006
Method of manufacturing a heat pipe wick with structural enhancement 7,124,507 10/24/2006
Method of manufacturing a heat pipe wick with structural enhancement 7,124,507 10/24/2006
High efficiency Brayton cycles using LNG 7,028,481 04/18/2006
High efficiency Brayton cycles using LNG 7,028,481 04/18/2006
Proton exchange membrane materials for the advancement of direct methanol fuel-cell technology 7,022,810 04/04/2006
Proton exchange membrane materials for the advancement of direct methanol fuel-cell technology 7,022,810 04/04/2006
Polymer formulation for removing hydrogen and liquid water from an enclosed space 7,001,535 02/21/2006
Polymer formulation for removing hydrogen and liquid water from an enclosed space 7,001,535 02/21/2006
Methods for characterizing subsurface volatile contaminants using in-situ sensors 7,003,405 02/21/2006
Methods for characterizing subsurface volatile contaminants using in-situ sensors 7,003,405 02/21/2006
Non-invasive energy meter for fixed and variable flow systems 6,960,017 11/01/2005
Non-invasive energy meter for fixed and variable flow systems 6,960,017 11/01/2005
Axially tapered and bilayer microchannels for evaporative coolling devices 6,951,243 10/04/2005
Axially tapered and bilayer microchannels for evaporative coolling devices 6,951,243 10/04/2005
Method and apparatus for injecting particulate media into the ground 6,834,720 12/28/2004
Method and apparatus for injecting particulate media into the ground 6,834,720 12/28/2004
Zirconium-modified materials for selective adsorption and removal of aqueous arsenic 6,824,690 11/30/2004
Zirconium-modified materials for selective adsorption and removal of aqueous arsenic 6,824,690 11/30/2004
Reducing injection loss in drill strings 6,791,470 09/14/2004
Reducing injection loss in drill strings 6,791,470 09/14/2004
Latent effects decision analysis 6,782,372 08/24/2004
Latent effects decision analysis 6,782,372 08/24/2004
Aternating current photovoltaic building block 6,750,391 06/15/2004
Aternating current photovoltaic building block 6,750,391 06/15/2004
Self regulating formulations for safe hydrogen gettering 6,706,247 03/16/2004
Self regulating formulations for safe hydrogen gettering 6,706,247 03/16/2004
Oscillatory erosion and transport flume with superimposed unidirectional flow 6,679,105 01/20/2004
Oscillatory erosion and transport flume with superimposed unidirectional flow 6,679,105 01/20/2004
Thermophotovoltaic energy conversion using photonic bandgap selective emitters 6,583,350 06/24/2003
Thermophotovoltaic energy conversion using photonic bandgap selective emitters 6,583,350 06/24/2003
Apparatus for controlling fluid flow in a conduit wall 6,561,275 05/13/2003
Apparatus for controlling fluid flow in a conduit wall 6,561,275 05/13/2003
Batteries using molten salt electrolyte 6,544,691 04/08/2003
Batteries using molten salt electrolyte 6,544,691 04/08/2003
Functionalized Material with Ammonium Groups for Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Sequestration Pending Pending
Functionalized Material with Ammonium Groups for Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Sequestration Pending Pending
Systems and Methods for Blocking, Detecting, and Responding to Cyber Attacks on Distributed Energy Resources Pending Pending
Systems and Methods for Blocking, Detecting, and Responding to Cyber Attacks on Distributed Energy Resources Pending Pending
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