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Wearable Ground Reaction Force Foot Sensor Disclosure Number 201202777 Technology Summary The invention relates to force measurement and more specifically to a wearable force measurment device for human gait, rehabilitation and footwear design. A wearable ground reaction force sensor that mounts on the bottom of a human shoe has been developed that is ver…

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: Sensor, Design, Metrology...

CTIR Spectrometer for Large Area Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions CTIR Spectrometer for Large Area Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Disclosure Number 201303136 Technology Summary This invention relates to sensors and more specifically to sensors and methods for measuring greenhouse gas concentration. In one configuration, the system works by producing infrared spectral info…

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: Metrology, Gas, Sensor...

ORNL researchers invented a detector that uses photoacoustic waves to excite a vibratory sensor coated with unknown molecules. This invention can be used to identify these molecules and study solid, gas, or liquid samples. The device is an advance over other photoacoustic spectroscopy techniques, because it uses a vibratory sensor instead of a resonant chamber and microphone. This approach is …

Nanomechanical Electric and Electromagnetic Field Sensors Disclosure Number 201002376 Technology Summary The invention relates to the use of micro/nano-mechanical oscillators to detect electric and electromagnetic fields. Time varying electric field sensing is usually achieved using an antenna and receiver. An important aspect of the invention is that, in…

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: Metrology, Sensor, Oscillator...

Smart Smoke Alarm Disclosure Number 201202979 Technology Summary The invention relates to sensors and more specifically to a smart alarm that uses mathematical algorithms to detect fires more rapidly than conventional smoke alarms and to discriminate against conditions that would lead to false alarms. The alarm utilizes one or more sensors and intelligent…

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Superhydrophobic Coating for Evaporative Purification and Minerals Extraction Researchers at ORNL are using their superhydrophobic coating technology to tackle the age-old problem of obtaining potable water. In the process, they have also developed a cost-effective method to extract industrial minerals and metals such as potassium, lithium, and magnesium from the seas and other waters. Potable w…

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: Mineral, Metal, Superhydrophobic...

Collimating Adaptor for ORTEC High Purity Germanium Detective UT-B ID 201002500 This invention builds on the technology in the well-known ORTEC Detective family of hand-held radiation detecting devices, providing additional shielding from background radiation and repeatability of measurement geometry for improved measurement in the field. The device can be used to make accurate spectral measure…

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: Metrology, Radiation, Assembly...

Enclosure for Small Animals During Awake Animal Imaging Disclosure Number 201202819 Technology Summary The invention provides a low cost method to enclose awake, mobile small animals during a medical scan so that motion measurement can be made. The animal is free to move within the enclosure but can be monitored using external optical devices. No anesthes…

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: Imaging, Metrology, Science...

Rapid Antibiotic Sensitivities Using Micro-Cantilevers Disclosure Number 201202839 Technology Summary Rapid determination of antibiotic susceptibilities is expedient for homeland security and the medical care industry. The present invention is a device will allow determination of the antibiotic sensitivities for bacterial pathogens. The device utilizes th…

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: Cantilever, Metrology, Science...

Superoleophilic Particles and Coatings Researchers at ORNL have developed a superoleophilic coating that pins a layer of oil to a specially coated substrate and particularly to the surface of the coating. The pinning action keeps the oil from leeching out of the coating, even when the coating is submerged in water or subjected to very wet conditions. This enables the oil to persist on the surfa…

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: Coating, Petroleum, Particle...
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