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Use of Cerium in Neutralizing Iron Impurity in Aluminum Alloys
TS-065429 — Iron is the main and most detrimental impurity in most industrial casting aluminum alloys. Iron content in aluminum alloys is limited, up to 0.1 weight% in some alloys.
Iron is a major impurity element in primary and secondary (scrap) aluminum alloys. It is difficult to remove during melting and casting. Controlling the formation of Al-Fe-based intermetallics via alloying is key to leveraging the mechanical properties of aluminum alloy products. The current struc…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Luo, Alan; Cinkilic, Emre; Moodispaw, Michael
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Metalloproteins as a tunable scaffold for constructing quantum bits and dits for use in quantum information storage and processing
TS-064827 — The Need: As the second quantum revolution progresses, the demand for robust quantum materials intensifies, particularly in the realm of quantum computation and information processing. Addressing the challenges of coherence and stability in qubits is crucial for advancing quantum technology towards …
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Shafaat, Hannah "Hannah"; Johnston-Halperin, Ezekiel; Teptarakulkarn, Pathorn
  • Licensing Officer: Dahlman, Jason "Jay"

Three-dimensional cellular automation codes for solidification microstructure and porosity simulation of multi-component alloys
TS-063911 — Porosity formation during the solidification of aluminum-based alloys, induced by hydrogen gas and alloy shrinkage, presents a significant challenge for industries relying on high-performance solidification products such as castings, welds, and additively manufactured components. This issue advers…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Luo, Alan; Gu, Cheng
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

High-entropy AlCrTiV alloys
TS-063365 — Experience the future of materials technology with our high-entropy AlCrTiV metal alloy—a revolutionary solution that reshapes the possibilities in engineering and manufacturing. Elevate your products to new heights of performance, efficiency, and sustainability with our innovative alloy. For a closely related technology, please visit https://oied.osu.edu/find-technologies and type "T2021-261" in the search field.
In various industries, from aerospace to manufacturing, the pursuit of materials with exceptional mechanical properties coupled with low weight is unending. Conventional alloys often trade off one aspect for another, leaving a gap in the market for a metal alloy that seamlessly integrates strength…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Luo, Alan; Huang, Xuejun; Sun, Weihua
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Transition Metal Free Alkyne Hydrogenation and Semihydrogenation Catalysts
TS-058577 — Novel, transition metal-free catalysts capable of alkyne hydrogenation and semihydrogenation under modest conditions.
The Need Numerous industrial processes require alkyne semihydrogenation or hydrogenation reactions. For example, hydrogenation is necessary for the industrial-scale synthesis vitamin A, the creation of high molecular weight polymers, and the processing of petroleum into functionally useful derivati…
  • College: College of Arts & Sciences
  • Inventors: Goldberger, Joshua; Hodge, Kelsey
  • Licensing Officer: Panic, Ana

Novel Electrode for Co-factor Regeneration
TS-051995 — Method of regenerating NADPH for the production of biobutanol.
The Need NAD(P)H is used as a reducing co-factor for the synthesis of biochemicals (e.g., conversion of aldehydes to alcohols) using biocatalysts or even microbes. Butanol is an important feedstock used in the chemical industry and shows great potential as a biofuel. Butanol is produced from fossil…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Kadowaki, Jonathan; Gopalan, Venkat; Jones, Travis; Sengupta, Anindita; Subramaniam, Vishwanath
  • Licensing Officer: He, Panqing

Activity Enhancement of Perovskite-Type Cathode Material
TS-044391 — A new ammonia production technology using an oxygen ion conductive solid oxide electrolyte cell (SOEC) reactor and a novel cathode material.
Ammonia is utilized in a variety of industries with 80% of produced ammonia used for fertilizer production. Most commercial ammonia is produced using the Haber-Bosch (HB) process, which requires high temperatures and pressures, resulting in high operational/production costs. The process typically us…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Ozkan, Umit; Deka, Dhruba Jyoti; Gunduz, Seval
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Design Features of Dissimilar Material-Reinforced Blanks and Extrusions for Forming
TS-037334 — A method for reinforcing formed metal parts with fiber and/or metallic reinforcement.
To date, a key method of lightweighting automobiles has been “down-gauging” sheet metal components or changing to a “lightweight” material such as aluminum from steel. Reducing sheet metal gage has a limitation in formed metal components based upon strength, stiffness, ener…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Dapino, Marcelo; Detwiler, Duane; Gingerich, Mark; Hahnlen, Ryan; Headings, Leon; Sheldon, Allen
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Titanium Alloy Optimization for Additive Manufacturing
TS-036918 — Optimizes the composition of titanium alloys to produce an equiaxed grain structure in additively manufactured components.
The titanium additive manufacturing market is valued at $330 million, growing at a rapid pace and generating high revenue opportunities in the industry. As a result, optimizing the composition of titanium alloys for AM could prove to be extremely profitable. Additive manufacturing (AM) of current …
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Welk, Brian; Fraser, Hamish
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Device and Technique for Investigation of Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys Using The Single Sensor Differential Thermal Analyzer (SS-DTA)
TS-015281 — Dilatometry is a technique currently used for measuring thermal expansion and dilation in solids and liquids. NETZSCH currently offers a variety of dilatometers. However, this equipment can cost thousands of dollars. There is always room for improvement for a faster, simpler, and less expensive te…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Alexandrov, Boian; Lippold, John
  • Licensing Officer: Zinn, Ryan

Simulcure Technique - Fabrication and Preparation of Structural Composites
TS-014977 — A fabrication technique to prepare a composite structure with sensor elements distributed in 3-D space for visualizing stress distribution.
Trends in home automation, wearable electronics, and autonomous vehicles have created networked ecosystems, in which computers coexist and play a critical role. In these ecosystems, sensors provide necessary inputs to monitor the environment and take situation-specific action. Currently, sensors a…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Sundaresan, Vishnu Baba
  • Licensing Officer: Randhawa, Davinder

Stretchable and Flexible E-Fiber Wire Antennas
TS-014971 — A new process to fabricate stretchable and flexible wire antennas with conductive fibers (E-fibers)
Current processes to manufacture flexible, mechanically durable antennas on E-fibers yield non-stretchable prototypes and lack fine print details. The geometric accuracy of printed antennas is less than 1 mm, and the devices are prone to failure due to fatigue and wear from deformation. The antenn…
  • College: College of Engineering (COE)
  • Inventors: Volakis, John; Kiourti, Asimina
  • Licensing Officer: Randhawa, Davinder

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