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  • Recyclable membranes for size-selective separation of nanoparticles (No. 1564)

    Scientist: Boris Rybtchinski

    A new recyclable size-selective filtration device. Particle size, chemical purity and dispersion of nanoparticles crucially determine their optical, electronic and chemical properties. Size-selective separation technologies are becoming increasingly important for the development of nanoparticles with well-defined sizes, ... Read more
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  • DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC FIELD INDUCED LOCAL MAGNETIZATION (No. 1886)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    A new technology developed by a group of researchers led by Prof. Ron Naaman from the Weizmann Institute, harnesses the advantages of electron spin orientation for memory and information transmission applications. The innovation enables replacement of the traditional current-based semiconductor technologies, yielding fas ... Read more
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  • Inorganic nanoparticles composites and coatings for Medical Devices (No. 1566)

    Scientist: Reshef Tenne

    Novel nanoparticle lubricants can significantly reduce friction of different dental devices and enable reduction of treatment times. Different dental applications suffer from excessive friction, which severely compromise their function. For orthodontic procedures, friction significantly reduces effectiveness and thereby ... Read more
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  • A NEW SUSTAINABLE PROCESS FOR HYDROCARBONS OXIDATION (No. 1892)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    Phenol is an important industrial commodity used as a precursor to many useful compounds. It is being utilized in huge amounts in a wide range of industry sectors including the pharmaceuticals, plastic-related-products production, paints & coatings, electrical equipment, foams and fuel additives. The global phenol ma ... Read more
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  • Desulfurization of flue-gasses (No. 1577)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    A novel desulfurization system achieves removal of sulfur dioxide (SO2) from industrial exhaust streams at efficiencies that can greatly supersede technologies currently in use. The chemical process is highly selective to SO2, and consumes much less reagents, therefore reducing the cost of desulfurization.Techniques to c ... Read more
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  • WS2 NANOTUBE-REINFORCED BIODEGRADABLE AND BIOCOMPATIBLE POLYMER INK FOR 3D PRINTING (No. 1900)

    Scientist: Reshef Tenne

    Biocompatible polymers commonly used in the orthopedic and cosmetic prosthetics, cardiovascular and dental implants and food packaging industries often suffer from poor mechanical properties and thermal stability, limited dimensionality and short shelf-life as compared to their metal comparators. Two research groups from ... Read more
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  • Chiral Memory – highly efficient data storage (No. 1644)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    Computer memory and storage are among the most critical components of today’s consumer electronics and computer technology. Currently available memory and storage technologies have inherent limitations that confine the capacity and speed of access to memory devices. The present innovation is based on Chiral Induced Spi ... Read more
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  • PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES BASED ON GUIDED NANOWIRE ARRAYS (No. 1906)

    Scientist: Ernesto Joselevich

    Nanowires are being produced and integrated into various systems today, including solar cells, nano-sensors, nano-electrodes, transparent touch-screen coatings, and LED replacements. Thus far, several challenges have hindered the commercial advancement of nanowire-based technologies. Two major setbacks have been: (1) the ... Read more
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  • A multi-sensor array compound – "nose" – for glycan detection (No. 1658)

    Scientist: David Margulies

    Rapid, label free assay for glycan identification, accessible for use in medical diagnostics and biomanufacturing quality control. While glycans hold great promise as biomarkers for several diseases including cancer, technologies that enable rapid and sensitive glycan analysis for diagnosis at “point of care” setting ... Read more
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  • Extraction of gold from electronic waste and ores (No. 1910)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. This method allows the efficient and environmentally benign recovery of gold that is currently discarded of in large quantities from electronic waste from household appliances, consumer electronic devices and industrial equipment.Prof ... Read more
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