High-Power-Density Solid Oxide Fuel Cells for Aerospace Applications Develop a lightweight solid oxide fuel cell that offers five times the power density of the current state of the art, as well as greater durability and flexibility of operation, for use in auxiliary power units for aircraft.
Specialty Fiber for High-Power Fiber Lasers Develop a new class of components and manufacturing technologies for building high-power pulsed optical-fiber-based lasers, with applications in materials processing, and medical, industrial and scientific instrumentation.
Quantum Dots for Biomedical and Consumer Applications Develop quantum dots without the use of cadmium or other elements with extreme regulatory burdens for use in imaging-based medical diagnosis and treatment, and develop an industrial-scale flow-based process for quantum dot production at significantly increased output and reduced cost.
TCR Mimics: A New Class of Antibodies Against HLA-peptide Complexes for Diagnosis and Therapy of Breast Cancer Develop a new class of breast cancer diagnostic and therapeutic antibodies unique in their ability to recognize tumor proteins presented by the body's natural antigen display systems known as HLA.
Production of Fully Human Polyclonal Antibodies in Genetically Modified Pigs Develop pigs with human genes for the production of fully human polyclonal antibodies that can be used to treat a wide range of infectious and autoimmune diseases, in cancer treatments, to address the growing threat of antibiotic resistance,
Contact: Michael Baum
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)