Energy, CleanTech and Materials

UGent offers technology for various application in the domain of energy, cleantech and materials.

Valveless expander with variable volume ratio based on a free piston, e.g. for organic rankine cycles for wate heat recovery
Expander, variable volume ratio, compressor, single piston, linear generator, rotary valve, waste heat recovery, organic rankine cycle (ORC)

Mixture of cement and polymer-treated clay for durable cut-off walls
Clay, hydraulic barrier, environmental, waste, pollution, long-term efficiency, cut-off wall

Understanding the dynamic response of windshields and architectural glazing
Windshields, architectural glazing, safety, glass components

Thermoplastic nanofibers improve the mechanical performance of composites
Thermoplastic, nanofibers, composites, electrospinning

Online accurate system to determine the void fraction of a two-phase fluid system
Void fraction, two phase system, refrigerant, cooling, heating

Development of a mechanical prosthetic ankle-foot system that adapts automatically to the shoe heel height
Prosthetic, ankle, foot, heel height, automatic, adaption

HYPER clay, a clay barrier with superior sealing properties
Clay, hydraulic barrier, environmental, waste, pollution, long-term efficiency

Power-take-off for wave energy converters based on an electromechanical power sharing transmission
Wave energy convertor, WEC, PTO, EVT

High efficient Axial Flux Machines
Axial flux permanent magnet machine, high efficiency, low cogging torque

Method to accelerate hardening and to increase strength of air lime mortars
Lime, mortar, construction, building, micro organism, bacteria, yeast

Automatic connection valve between formwork and concrete pumping pipes
Concrete, self-compacting concrete, casting, construction, formwork, pumping,
valve

    Cleantech and energy