Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is focused on DOE' s missions in science, energy, environment, and national security.PNNL researchers integrate across fundamental science and applied technology programs, engaging partners across the country to take on big challenges.Every year, we are privileged to help hundreds of businesses ranging from entrepreneurial startups to multi-national corporations.They can tap into thousands of PNNL experts to help them solve perplexing, technical problems, develop new technology products, obtain the rights to technologies and software, and receive specialized assistance for competitive advantage.

Summaries of Available Technologies

Read the following summaries about the technologies available to license from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

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Patents associated with this Lab are reviewed and updated quarterly. Some patents may no longer be maintained or available for licensing.

Number Date issued Title
10,256,072 04/09/2019 Optimized sub-sampling in an electron microscope
10,255,355 04/09/2019 Method and system for information retrieval and aggregation from inferred user reasoning
10,254,562 04/09/2019 Methods for tailoring the refractive index of lenses
10,254,248 04/09/2019 Collection, release, and detection of analytes with polymer composite sampling materials
10,246,337 04/02/2019 Safe and low temperature thermite reaction systems and method to form porous silicon
10,251,213 04/02/2019 Heating a short section of tape or wire to a controlled temperature
10,243,359 03/26/2019 Method and system for using demand side resources to provide frequency regulation using a dynamic allocation of energy resources
10,243,206 03/26/2019 High capacity and stable cathode materials
10,240,486 03/26/2019 Harmonic adsorption recuperative power systems and methods
10,237,012 03/19/2019 Portable countermeasure device against unmanned systems


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