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A robust high temperature semiconducting CO sensor
TS-030146 — A high-temperature metal oxide semiconductor based gas sensor that is doped with noble metals to increase stability and selectively
Machines that burn fuel for operation require numerous safety features to detect leaks of volatile and toxic gases that can be harmful or deadly to people if inhaled. Of these gases produced during combustion, carbon monoxide (CO) is one of the most important to consider due to its lethal capabili…
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Dutta, Prabir; Akbar, Sheikh; Ramamoorthy, Ramasamy
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Technologies for an optical switching engine
TS-015303 — Modifications were made to a White cell and Fourier cell to improve optical switching engines. These improvements include a reduction of cost, elimination of size restrictions, and increase of efficiency.
Today's cutting-edge technology uses electrons to pass information. Tomorrow's technology will use light, through fiber optics, to do the same thing. The joining of current technology with fiber optics is commonly referred to as photonics. Present day research in this field looks at how li…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Anderson, Betty Lise; Rabb, David
  • Licensing Officer: Wohlgamuth, Christopher

Humidity interference-free high temperature CO2 sensor
TS-015256 — This novel CO2 sensor will allow faster and more accurate measurements under conditions such as humidity and high temperature
Carbon dioxide sensors are becoming increasingly important in many applications including monitoring air quality, CO2 sequestration, measuring metabolic activity in animals, and controlling combustion. While commercial sensors for such applications exist, there is nothing currently on the market d…
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Dutta, Prabir; Akbar, Sheikh; Lee, Inhee
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

High Efficiency UltraViolet Light Emitting Diodes
TS-015164 — New UV LED designs that use quantum mechanical tunneling, to inject holes or electrons, can greatly enhance the efficiency and power of these devices.
Efficient and compact ultraviolet light sources could address a wide range of societal needs in the areas of water purification, air disinfection, and sensing. Ultraviolet light emitting diodes (UV LEDs) are more compact and environmental friendly than conventional UV lamps, and have the potential…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Rajan, Siddharth; Krishnamoorthy, Sriram; Zhang, Yuewei
  • Licensing Officer: Wohlgamuth, Christopher

Efficient Graded III-Nitride Nanowires
TS-014952 — A nanowire that overcomes defect formation normally found in LEDs, leading to higher charge density.
Unlike traditional light bulbs, Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) use less power, last longer, and contain no environmentally harmful substances. However, LEDs struggle with technical errors, such as lattice mismatch and large resistances. As adoption increases, it is necessary to develop LEDs that are…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Rajan, Siddharth; Myers, Roberto
  • Licensing Officer: Wohlgamuth, Christopher

Photonics
TS-014948 — Photonic circuits, where data is transferred by beams of light instead of copper or gold wires, have the potential to revolutionize the fields of computer science and communications. Compared to state-of-the-art technologies, photonic circuits could provide faster processing speeds and data transf…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Reano, Ronald; Sun, Peng
  • Licensing Officer: Wohlgamuth, Christopher

Ultraviolet Light Emitting Diode
TS-014808 — A wide bandgap ultraviolet semiconductor device based on AlGaN nanowire heterojunctions doped with Gd.
Ultraviolet light emitting diodes (LEDs) which utilize rare earth phosphors in wide to medium gap semiconductors have been developed over the past two decades with increasing use of wide gap materials such as Gallium Nitrite (GaN) and Aluminum Nitride (AlN) in thin film electroluminescent devices.…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Myers, Roberto; Kent, Thomas
  • Licensing Officer: Wohlgamuth, Christopher

Head and Gaze Tracking Device for Baseball Training
TS-014762 — A software system optimizing head and eye movement tracking for baseball, softball, tennis, and more
In the game of baseball, pitches can reach 90 mph or higher; at this rate the ball will cross the plate in roughly 420 milliseconds. The batter will have 220-260 milliseconds to track the ball with their gaze before having to swing the bat. Hence the piece of advice; “keep your eye on the ba…
  • College: College of Optometry
  • Inventors: Fogt, Nicklaus
  • Licensing Officer: Paschall, Christopher
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