• Production of Syngas from biomass (No. 1716)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    An efficient and selective decomposition of plant biomass carbohydrates to their basic components, carbon monoxide and hydrogen, for use as syngas.Terrestrial plants contain about 70% hemicellulose and cellulose, which constitute a significant renewable bio-resource with potential as an alternative to petroleum feedstock ... Read more
  • Aerobic Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage of Alkenes to Aldehydes and Ketones (No. 1722)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    Our technology provides a new type of oxidative cleavage reaction of organic compounds with highly selective product formation.Polyoxometalate (POM) catalysts have become well-known for their utility and diversity in specific reactions. Through the elucidation of POM catalytic pathways, greater versatility has been achie ... Read more
  • Carbon nanotube based transistor device (No. 1730)

    Scientist: Shahal Ilani

    With the continuous trend of electronic component miniaturization, process control technologies must keep up with component size reduction. Defects that were so far negligible, are now posing critical operation obstacles, and are more difficult to identify as scales are reduced to <10 nm. This new technology developed ... Read more
  • Remediation of Polluted Water by Reductive Transformation Reactions (No. 1265)

    Scientist: Brian Berkowitz

    A Novel water treatment method capable of handling a wide spectrum of pollutants, both organic and metallic was developed by the group of Prof. Berkowitz and proven in large scale. The combination of ever-growing contamination from various sources (industry, agriculture and domestic uses), the toxicity of contaminating c ... Read more
  • Catalytic Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) system (No. 1749)

    Scientist: David Milstein

    A novel Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) system provides an inexpensive, safe and clean solution for loading and unloading of hydrogen on demand with high potential hydrogen storage capacity.The thriving need for fossil fuels alternatives as energy resources in order to maintain the fast development of human civili ... Read more
  • On-Chip Synthesis of Biomolecules (No. 1369)

    A simple, single-step biochip platform for synthesis of biomolecules. Biochip technology is used today in measuring passive probe-target interactions i.e. measurement of the abundance of specific biomolecules). This technology can now be extended to include complex and cascaded activities on the chip. The present immobil ... Read more
  • Spin controlled water electrolysis for efficient production of hydrogen (No. 1753)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    A team of researchers lead by Prof. Naaman have been investigating the CISS effect in different systems. They found that the high efficiency of many natural multiple electron reactions can also be attributed to spin alignment of the electrons involved.The present innovation looks at hydrogen production through water elec ... Read more
  • High-Performance Electrochromic Devices (No. 1380)

    Scientist: Milko van der Boom

    High performance electrochromic materials that exhibit a practical combination of low-voltage operation and efficient color switching as well as long-term stability have been developed by the group of Prof. van der Boom. Electrochromic materials undergo reversible optical changes in response to external applied voltage, ... Read more

    Scientist: David Cahen

    Perovskites are a class of crystalline materials that have in general a chemical formula of ABX3. Lead-halide hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites have recently emerged as highly efficient optoelectronic materials. Such materials are being intensively investigated and developed for photovoltaics (PV), photo detection, li ... Read more


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