Novel Zwitterionic Materials

PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES

• Novel antifouling coating materials, surfactants, and additive materials with finely tunable properties

PRODUCT OPPORTUNITIES

ADVANTAGES

• Tunable material properties

• Novel monomer and polymer compositions

• Facile synthesis

TECHNOLOGY DESCRIPTION

This invention provides novel ammonium and sulfonium sulfonate zwitterions and polymers derived therefrom for a variety of end-use applications.

ABOUT THE LEAD INVENTOR

Dr. Todd Emrick is a Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering. He is a prolific inventor and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Emrick’s research interests include synthetic organic/polymer chemistry, functionalization of nanoscale and 2-D materials, aqueous polymer assembly, and polymer-based therapeutics.

AVAILABILITY:

Available for Licensing and/or Sponsored Research

DOCKET:

UMA 22-035

PATENT STATUS:

Patent Pending

NON-CONFIDENTIAL INVENTION DISCLOSURE

LEAD INVENTOR:

Todd S. Emrick, Ph.D.

CONTACT:

This invention provides novel ammonium and sulfonium sulfonate zwitterions and polymers derived therefrom for a variety of end-use applications.

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