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October 2013 Archives

Oct 16, 13

Advancing High-Performance Plastics: Composite Technique Licensed

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The first MN-IP project to result in a license deal is now on track to have a major impact on the growing composite materials industry.


Adama Materials, a startup company launched to commercialize the technology, worked with an interdisciplinary team of U of M researchers, including IPrime Director Chris Macosko and faculty Andreas Stein, to develop new techniques for making stronger and less costly composites, the materials used in the high performance plastics industry. OTC announcement 10.16.13

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Oct 1, 13

New & Improved Solar-Cells on Horizon

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See CEMS News for details on Chemical Engineering graduate student Boris Chernomordik's work on a new solar cell material, copper zinc tin sulfide (CZTS), under the direction of Eray Aydil, Professor and co-leader of IPrime's Renewable Energy Materials program. More in C&EN.

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