Patents and Disclosures

  1. Sigmund, W.M., Park, J., Daga, A., Pyrgiotakis, G., Yuh, J., and Taylor, J. Office of Technology Licensing, UF #11975, “Improved Method for Forming Ceramic Nanoparticles.”
  2. Sigmund, W. M., Meyer, W. H., Wegner, G., Hessel, F., Seitz, K., Roosen, A. Casting composition for producing green ceramic sheets containing polyvinyl alcohol/fatty acid ester as dispersant, European Patent P 43 16 924.4, 1994; USA Patent: 5,473,008; December 5, 1995; Canadian Patent: HOE 93/F 143 CA, 1994.
  3. W. Sigmund, J. Yanez, F. Aldinger. Temperature Induced Forming (TIF), German Patent DE 197 51 696 A1, 1997 European Patent EP 0 991 609 B1, 1998 USA Patent 6,489,017, December 3, 2002.
  4. Sigmund, W. M., Wang, L.W., Aldinger, F., Shen, J. Procedure to fabricate a metal or ceramic device, German Patent Application P 197 22 004.5, 1997. W. Sigmund, C. Lofton, J. Mecholsky, D. Greenspan Porous Bioglass® via Spinodal Phase Separation in a Sol-Gel Process, Invention disclosure to Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), the University of Florida, 1999.
  5. Sigmund, Wolfgang M., Jared P. Goldstein, Sung-Hwan Lee. Electrospun Photocatalytic Nanocomposite Filters for Air/Water Purification – Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), Disclosure to UF# 11408, 2003. Decision made on 4/13/04.
  6. Sigmund, Wolfgang M., Bumsu Kim. Vertical Self-Assembly Of Nanotubes On Surfaces For Sensors And Displays, Office of Technology Licensing (OTL), Diclosure to UF# 11389, 2003. Decision made on 4/19/04.
  7. W. Sigmund, A. Daga. Joining of ceramic powder pressed components in the green state with a gelcast joint Office of Technology Licensing – UF# 11234, 2003; 10/980,997 – Joining of Ceramic Powder Pressed Components In The Green Or Sintered State With A Gelcast Joint – filed 11/4/2004; PCT/US2004/036820 – Joining Of Ceramic Powder Pressed Components In The Green Or Sintered State With A Gelcast Joint – filed 11/4/2004
  8. W. Sigmund, J. Spatz. Ultralyophobe Interfaces, University of Heidelberg, Office of Technology Licensing, UF# 11326, 2003 Provisional US-Patent June 2004. Publication of Application US-2005-0115658-A1, June 2, 2005. PCT/US2005/020176, August 9,2005
  9. Wolfgang Sigmund, Sung-Hwan Lee, Ben Koopman, Brij Moudgil. Photocatalytic Nanocomposites for the Inactivation of Microbes, Office of Technology Licensing, UF#-11418, 2004 , Provisional Patent August 2004.
  10. V. Krishna, B. Koopman, G. Pyrgiotakis, B. Moudgil, W. Sigmund, N. Naguchi. Office of Technology Licensing, UF #11935, “Photocatalysts”, June 2005.