Patents and Patent Applications from George Washington University


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US20170302053 HYBRID PHOTONIC PLASMONIC INTERCONNECTS (HYPPI) WITH INTRINSIC AND EXTRINSIC MODULATION OPTIONS  
The Hybrid Photonic Plasmonic Interconnect (HyPPI) combines both low loss photonic signal propagation and passive routing with ultra-compact plasmonic devices. These optical interconnects...
9758881 Process for electrosynthesis of energetic molecules  
A process for the production of energetically rich compounds comprising: using externally supplied thermal energy to heat an electrolyzable compound to a temperature greater than the ambient...
US20170232427 DOPED GRAPHITIC CARBON NITRIDES, METHODS OF MAKING AND USES OF THE SAME  
Carbon-doped graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) compositions are synthesized from the chemical precursors melamine, cyanuric acid and barbituric acid. Phosphorus-doped g-C3N4 compositions are...
US20170227546 TAILORED NANOPOST ARRAYS (NAPA) FOR LASER DESORPTION IOINZATION IN MASS SPECTROMETRY  
The production and use of semiconducting nanopost arrays made by nanofabrication is described herein. These nanopost arrays (NAPA) provide improved laser ionization yields and controllable...
US20170217776 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MASS PRODUCTION OF GRAPHENE PLATELETS IN ARC PLASMA  
A system and method for producing graphene includes a heating block, substrate, motor and collection device. The substrate is arranged about the heating block and is configured to receive heat...
US20170191472 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A PROGRAMMABLE AND FAULT TOLERANT PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER  
A system and method provides a fault-tolerant multi-channel pulsed plasma thruster system utilizing a control unit and an embedded real time application manipulating low-level timing events with...
US20170191061 BLOCKING HEPATITIS C VIRUS INFECTION ASSOCIATED LIVER TUMOR DEVELOPMENT WITH HCV-SPECIFIC ANTISENSE RNA  
The disclosure teaches antagonists of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) derived microRNA, which are useful in methods for treating and protecting against HCV-mediated hepatocellular carcinogenesis.
9687493 Use of NK-1 receptor antagonists for treating hypomagnesemia, neurogenic inflammation, and cardiac dysfunction associated with EGFR-blocking drugs  
The present disclosure provides methods for alleviating or preventing the negative physiological side effects associated with the administration of EGFR blocking therapeutics. The disclosure...
US20170177545 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING TRANSFORMATIVE EVENTS IN MULTIVARIABLE SYSTEMS  
A method of predicting a transformative event within a multivariable system includes receiving values for each of a plurality of variables of the multivariable system for a plurality of...
9683297 Apparatus for molten salt electrolysis with solar photovoltaic electricity supply and solar thermal heating of molten salt electrolyte  
A process for the production of energetically rich compounds comprising: using externally supplied thermal energy to heat an electrolyzable compound to a temperature greater than the ambient...
US20170166977 Biomarkers for the Identification of Prostate Cancer and Methods of Use  
The present disclosure provides biomarkers for the identification of prostate cancer and methods of use. The present disclosure also provide biomarkers that can be used for determining risk of...
US20170161417 RECONFIGURABLE OPTICAL COMPUTER  
An optical-electronic device can be controlled by a bias voltage to simulate an electronic component such as a resistor, capacitor, inductor with resistor, or capacitor with resistor. The...
9669214 Electrical stimulation of the claustrum/piriform cortex for treatment of epilepsy  
An electrical stimulation device provides stimulation of a person's claustrum and piriform cortex to treat seizures for persons having epilepsy, and to improve consciousness in individuals with...
US20170154181 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR UNCOVERING COVERT TIMING CHANNELS  
A system detects a covert timing channel on a combinational structure or a memory structure. The system identifies the events behind conflicts, and constructs an event train based on those events....
9667032 Plasmonic mode III-V laser as on-chip light source  
A plasmonic light source includes a substrate and a square nano-cavity formed on the substrate. The nano-cavity includes a quantum well structure. The quantum well structure includes III-V...
US20170141535 PLASMONIC MODE III-V LASER AS ON-CHIP LIGHT SOURCE  
A plasmonic light source includes a substrate and a square nano-cavity formed on the substrate. The nano-cavity includes a quantum well structure. The quantum well structure includes III-V...
US20170095526 METHOD OF TREATING LOW BLOOD PRESSURE  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20170073610 MICROENCAPSULATION OF CHEMICAL ADDITIVES  
The present disclosure relates to new and optimized processes for the preparation of micro- and nano-scale capsules containing lubricant chemical additives. The present disclosure also relates to...
9593136 Compounds for inhibiting 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase  
In particular, the compound is effective to inhibit Dxr in Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). The present invention relates to compounds having general formula (I) or (II) where X is an acidic...
9572856 Method of treating low blood pressure  
A method for treating a patient suffering from one of septic shock, acute kidney injury, severe hypotension, cardiac arrest, and refractory hypotension, but not from myocardial infarction, is...
US20170038326 Highly Selective Nanostructure Sensors and Methods of Detecting Target Analytes  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
US20170037521 PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AMMONIA FROM AIR AND WATER  
The present disclosure relates to a simple one-pot process for the production of ammonia. The process involves electrolysis of air and water using a molten or concentrated aqueous hydroxide...
US20170014420 USE OF NK-1 RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS FOR TREATING HYPOMAGNESEMIA, NEUROGENIC INFLAMMATION, AND CARDIAC DYSFUNCTION ASSOCIATED WITH EGFR-BLOCKING DRUGS  
The present disclosure provides methods for alleviating or preventing the negative physiological side effects associated with the administration of EGFR blocking therapeutics. The disclosure...
US20170001076 LOW DIMPLE COVERAGE AND LOW DRAG GOLF BALL  
A golf ball has a lower drag than conventional golf balls due to the arrangement of dimples on the outer surface of the golf ball, which arrangement produces a correspondingly lower percentage of...
9529158 Silicon-based, broadband, waveguide-integrated electro-optical switch  
An electro-optical switch or router includes a semiconductor oxide substrate and first, second, and third semiconductor waveguides disposed on the semiconductor oxide substrate. The third...
9517847 Micro-cathode thruster and a method of increasing thrust output for a micro-cathode thruster  
A magnetically enhanced micro-cathode thruster assembly provides long-lasting thrust. The micro-cathode thruster assembly includes a tubular housing, a tubular cathode, an insulator, an anode and...
US20160351894 HOLLOW CARBON NANOSPHERE COMPOSITE BASED SECONDARY CELL ELECTRODES  
The present disclosure relates to composites of hollow carbon nanospheres (HCNS) and a metal, a metalloid, an alloy, a compound thereof, or any combination of the foregoing, and the use of such...
9490113 Tailored nanopost arrays (NAPA) for laser desorption ionization in mass spectrometry  
The production and use of semiconducting nanopost arrays made by nanofabrication is described herein. These nanopost arrays (NAPA) provide improved laser ionization yields and controllable...
9476862 Highly selective nanostructure sensors and methods of detecting target analytes  
A nanostructure sensing device comprises a semiconductor nanostructure having an outer surface, and at least one of metal or metal-oxide nanoparticle clusters functionalizing the outer surface of...
9474761 Use of NK-1 receptor antagonists for treating hypomagnesemia, neurogenic inflammation, and cardiac dysfunction associated with EGFR-blocking drugs  
The present disclosure provides methods for alleviating or preventing the negative physiological side effects associated with the administration of EGFR blocking therapeutics. The disclosure...
US20160283442 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING TRANSFORMATIVE EVENTS IN MULTIVARIABLE SYSTEMS  
A method of predicting a transformative event within a multivariable system includes receiving values for each of a plurality of variables of the multivariable system for a plurality of...
9453261 Alternative splicing variants of genes associated with prostate cancer risk and survival  
Disclosed are novel splicing variants of the genes associated with prostate cancer risk and survival, particularly splicing variants of PIK3CD, FGFR3, TSC2, RASGRP2, ITGA4, MET, NF1 and BAK1. The...
US20160273524 BI-MODAL ELECTRODE MICRO CATHODE ARC THRUSTER  
A thruster for a micro-satellite is disclosed. The thruster includes a voltage source, an inductor and a resistor. A switching device is coupled to the inductor and the resistor. The thruster...
US20160236012 ULTRASOUND STIMULATION OF PANCREATIC BETA CELLS  
A pancreatic beta cell stimulation system for stimulating release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells can include an ultrasonic transducer configured to be acoustically coupled to a body of a...
US20160228611 BIOMIMETIC BIPHASIC 3D NANOCOMPOSITE SCAFFOLD FOR OSTEOCHONDRAL REGENERATION  
The invention describes methods for producing a biphasic nanocomposite scaffold comprising custom polymer-based core-shelled nanospheres by the physical and chemical attachment of two disparate...
US20160206880 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF THE CLAUSTRUM/PIRIFORM CORTEX FOR TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY  
An electrical stimulation device provides stimulation of a person's claustrum and piriform cortex to treat seizures for persons having epilepsy, and to improve consciousness in individuals with...
US20160203966 REMOTE LASER ABLATION ELECTROSPRAY IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY  
In various embodiments, a device may generally comprise a remote ablation chamber comprising an inlet and an outlet, a laser to deposit energy into a sample in the chamber to ablate the sample and...
9368846 Vanadium boride air multiple electron high capacity battery  
A battery and methods of forming vanadium boride nanoparticles of an anode within a battery, and a method for recharging an air battery. The battery comprises an anode and a cathode in...
9362101 Plume collimation for laser ablation electrospray ionization mass spectrometry  
In various embodiments, a device may generally comprise a capillary having a first end and a second end; a laser to emit energy at a sample in the capillary to ablate the sample and generate an...
US20160131603 METHODS OF PREDICTING OF CHEMICAL PROPERTIES FROM SPECTROSCOPIC DATA  
A method of predicting of chemical properties from spectroscopic data is described. The chemical property can be, for example, octanol-water partition coefficient (logP), skin permeability (log...
US20160129072 ANGIOTENSIN II ALONE OR IN COMBINATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPOTENSION  
The present invention relates, inter alia, to a method comprising administering to a subject having high output shock and undergoing treatment with a catecholamine at a dose equivalent to at least...
US20160121086 CATHETER PLACEMENT DEVICE  
A deep vein intravenous introducer has a wheel located toward the front end of the device that can be rotated by the index finger of the user. After placement of the needle in the lumen of the...
US20160120599 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR LESION ASSESSMENT  
Ablation visualization and monitoring systems and methods are provided. In some embodiments, such methods comprise applying ablation energy to a tissue to form a lesion in the tissue, illuminating...
US20160101216 MYOCYTE-DERIVED FLOW ASSIST DEVICE: EXTRAVASAL SHEATHS OF RHYTHMICALLY CONTRACTING MYOCYTES AIDING FLOW OF BIOLOGICAL FLUIDS  
This invention relates, e.g., to a Myocyte-based Flow Assist Device (MFAD) for treating a subject in need of increased flow of a biological fluid, such as venous blood or lymph, comprising a...
9297082 Process for synthesis of calcium oxide  
The present invention relates to processes for making calcium oxide electrolytically using calcium carbonate as a starting material. In a direct process, the present invention involves heating...
US20160067375 3D BIOMIMETIC, BI-PHASIC KEY FEATURED SCAFFOLD FOR OSTEOCHONDRAL REPAIR  
This invention describes methods for the creation of 3D biologically inspired tissue engineered scaffolds with both excellent interfacial mechanical properties, and biocompatibility and products...
US20160047364 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR A PROGRAMMABLE AND FAULT TOLERANT PULSED PLASMA THRUSTER  
A system and method provides a fault-tolerant multi-channel pulsed plasma thruster system utilizing a control unit and an embedded real time application manipulating low-level timing events with...
US20160038907 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MASS PRODUCTION OF GRAPHENE PLATELETS IN ARC PLASMA  
A system and method for producing graphene includes a discharge assembly and a substrate assembly. The discharge assembly includes a cathode and an anode, which in one embodiment are offset from...
9244976 Just-in-time analytics on large file systems and hidden databases  
A just-in-time sampling-based system can, after consuming a small number of disk accesses or queries, produce extremely accurate answers for a broad class of aggregate and top-k queries over a...
9244975 Just-in-time analytics on large file systems  
As file systems reach the petabytes scale, users and administrators are increasingly interested in acquiring high-level analytical information for file management and analysis. Two particularly...
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