Patents and Patent Applications from Lehigh University


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9303404 Insulated structural panel connector  
An insulated composite structural panel comprises a first concrete layer, a second concrete layer, and an insulation layer disposed therebetween. One or more shear ties are embedded in the panel....
9297955 Plasmonic interferometer sensor  
An optical device includes a transparent substrate and a conductive layer disposed over an upper surface of the transparent substrate. The conductive layer defines at least one groove inwardly...
9293717 Methods for producing semiconductor nanoparticles  
New semiconductor nanoparticles and manufacturing technologies, including novel methods, systems, and compositions, are provided herein. Robust, reproducible production of large amounts of...
US20160049606 THIN FILM SMALL MOLECULE ORGANIC PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR CELL  
A thin film organic photovoltaic device or solar cell in one embodiment includes an organic active bilayer and an ultrathin two-dimensional metallic nanogrid as a transparent conducting electrode...
US20160047758 NOVEL MATERIALS USEFUL FOR RADIOGRAPHIC IMAGING OF CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND METHODS USING SAME  
The invention includes compositions that are useful for improving contrast in radiographic images. In certain embodiments, the compositions of the invention may be used in cementitious materials,...
US20160031804 Augmenting Moieties for Anti-Inflammatory Compounds  
Augmented or synergized anti-inflammatory constructs are disclosed including terpenes covalently conjugated with other anti-inflammatory molecules such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs,...
US20160010330 INSULATED STRUCTURAL PANEL CONNECTOR  
An insulated composite structural panel comprises a first concrete layer, a second concrete layer, and an insulation layer disposed therebetween. One or more shear ties are embedded in the panel....
US20150375162 OXYGEN CONCENTRATOR SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A oxygen concentrating system comprising an adsorption column having a first end and a second end, a shell enclosing the column and defining a product gas storage space between the column and the...
US20150370560 METHODS FOR ENFORCING CONTROL FLOW OF A COMPUTER PROGRAM  
One aspect of the invention provides a method of controlling execution of a computer program. The method comprises the following runtime steps: parsing code to identify one or more indirect...
US20150361386 Biomimetic Device  
Described herein are apparatus comprising: a first layer comprising a first microfluidic channel; a second layer comprising a second microfluidic channel; and a membrane for culturing cells; along...
US20150356294 METHODS FOR ENFORCING CONTROL FLOW OF A COMPUTER PROGRAM  
One aspect of the invention provides a method of controlling execution of a computer program. The method comprises the following runtime steps: parsing code to identify one or more indirect...
US20150353414 CONDUCTIVE DOPED METAL-GLASS COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS  
Provided herein are conductive glass-metal compositions, as well as methods of making and using such compositions. In one example, the compositions include gold (Au) doped lithium-borate glasses...
US20150284703 Thermally Stable Enzymes, Compositions Thereof and Methods of Using Same  
Described herein are proteins having lyase activity and nucleic acid sequences which code therefor; along with methods of expressing, isolating, purifying, and using same.
9139465 Conductive doped metal-glass compositions and methods  
Provided herein are conductive glass-metal compositions, as well as methods of making and using such compositions. In one example, the compositions include gold (Au) doped lithium-borate glasses...
US20150251928 ION EXCHANGE METHODS FOR TREATING WATER HARDNESS  
The present invention includes a novel salt-free water softening method that utilizes an exchange medium (such as a gel exchange polymer, a macroporous exchange polymer, or an inorganic cation...
9120093 Hybrid anion exchanger impregnated with hydrated zirconium oxide for selective removal of contaminating ligand and methods of manufacture and use thereof  
Polymeric anion exchanger are used as host materials in which sub-micron sized hydrated Zr(IV) oxides (HZrO) particles are irreversibly dispersed within the ion exchange medium, such as beads or...
US20150226741 Microfluidic Device for Cell Capture and Isolation  
Described herein are devices for capturing or isolating a biological cell from a sample, the device comprising a capture bed comprising a wave-herringbone surface pattern; and a plurality of...
US20150175447 Pressurized Forward Osmosis Process and System  
A pressurized forward osmotic separation process is disclosed. Generally there are two processes described. One process involves the concentration of a target solute in the first solution; the...
US20150124306 ULTRATHIN NANOSTRUCTURED METALS FOR HIGHLY TRANSMISSIVE PLASMONIC SUBTRACTIVE COLOR FILTERS  
An ultrathin plasmonic subtractive color filter in one embodiment includes a transparent substrate and an ultrathin nano-patterned film formed on the substrate. A plurality of elongated parallel...
US20150118321 BIOACTIVE GLASS PREPARATION AND USE  
A process of preparing a glass comprising: (a) heating a mixture of precursor chemicals to a melt temperature to form a melt, the melt being characterized in that quenching the melt at or above a...
US20140374351 BRACKISH WATER DESALINATION USING TUNABLE ANION EXCHANGE BED  
A process for treating feed water for desalination, the process comprising: (a) removing one or more polyvalent anions from the feed water by feeding the feed water into a bed comprising one or...
8907321 Nitride based quantum well light-emitting devices having improved current injection efficiency  
A III-nitride based device provides improved current injection efficiency by reducing thermionic carrier escape at high current density. The device includes a quantum well active layer and a pair...
8844205 Compressed elastomer damper for earthquake hazard reduction  
A passive damper for earthquake hazard reduction includes an inner member received in an outer member, with an elastomeric material disposed in the gaps between the inner and outer member. The...
US20140287483 METHODS FOR PRODUCING SEMICONDUCTOR NANOPARTICLES  
New semiconductor nanoparticles and manufacturing technologies, including novel methods, systems, and compositions, are provided herein. Robust, reproducible production of large amounts of...
US20140262203 POLYMER COATED SAND AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE  
Described herein are systems for manipulating a flowable substance, comprising: a flowable substance; a heating means; a cooling means; and a composition comprising chemically inert particles...
8815963 Catalyst composition formulated for synthesis of alcohols and method of preparing the same  
A catalyst composition includes an active material having a molybdenum- and sulfur-containing substance impregnated with an effective amount of cesium sufficient to promote synthesis of an...
US20140230360 DUCTILE CHORD CONNECTORS FOR USE IN CONCRETE RODS IN STRUCTURES  
Provided herein are connectors for use in assembling reinforced concrete structures, as well as methods of assembly using the connectors. In one embodiment, the connectors and methods provide for...
US20140218738 PLASMONIC INTERFEROMETER BIOSENSORS  
An optical device includes a transparent substrate and a conductive layer disposed over an upper surface of the transparent substrate. The conductive layer defines at least one groove inwardly...
US20140216935 Dielectrophoretic Tweezers as a Platform for Molecular Force Spectroscopy in a Highly Parallel Format  
Provided herein are methods of performing force spectroscopy, the methods comprising the steps of providing dielectrophoretic tweezers having at least one set of macroscopic electrodes, at least...
US20140191189 STAGGERED COMPOSITION QUANTUM WELL METHOD AND DEVICE  
A light emitting device comprising a staggered composition quantum well (QW) has a step-function-like profile in the QW, which provides higher radiative efficiency and optical gain by providing...
US20140178131 Efficiency of Geothermal Ground Improvement System  
Provided herein are apparatus, systems and methods for use in ground construction. New ground improvement methods have been developed using pervious concrete piles, the piles having material...
US20140166499 SUPERCAPACITIVE SWING ADSORPTION  
Desirable gas separation technologies, including novel methods and systems, are provided herein. The inventive gas separation technologies presented herein utilize supercapacitive swing adsorption...
US20140160488 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SPACE-DIVISION MULTIPLEXING OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY  
A space-division multiplexing optical coherence tomography apparatus and system is provided. In one embodiment, the system includes a light source, a reference arm, and a sample arm. The sample...
8715394 Autothermal cycle for CO2 capture  
Provided herein are methods and apparatus for capturing or otherwise decreasing the amount of CO2 in an exhaust stream. The separation process for removing CO2 from a waste stream preferably...
8685767 Surface plasmon dispersion engineering via double-metallic AU/AG layers for nitride light-emitting diodes  
A double-metallic deposition process is used whereby adjacent layers of different metals are deposited on a substrate. The surface plasmon frequency of a base layer of a first metal is tuned by...
8685356 Large-pore periodic mesoporous quartz  
Provided herein are methods of synthesizing large-pore periodic mesoporous quartz. Using the methods herein, large-pore periodic mesoporous quartz has been synthesized at a lower pressure and a...
US20140087163 Organonitridic Frameworks with Hierarchical Pore Structures and High Gas Selectivity  
Provided herein are synthetic porous electron-rich covalent organonitridic frameworks (PECONFs). The PECONFs are useful as an adsorbent class of materials. In the PECONFs, inorganic nitridic...
US20140075993 Fabrication of Porous Glass Bioscaffolds By Sol-Gel and Polymer Sponge Methods  
Provided herein are biocompatible scaffolds and methods of preparing such bioscaffolds. The methods provide a superior high surface area, interconnected nanomacroporous bioactive glass scaffold,...
8659005 Staggered composition quantum well method and device  
A light emitting device comprising a staggered composition quantum well (QW) has a step-function-like profile in the QW, which provides higher radiative efficiency and optical gain by providing...
US20140045797 Bisphosphonate-Prostatic Acid Phosphatase Inhibitor Conjugates To Treat Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis  
The present invention concerns conjugate compounds comprising a bisphosphonate covalently bonded to a prostatic acid phosphatase inhibitor and compositions comprising such conjugates. Methods for...
8649014 Vertical plasmonic Mach-Zehnder interferometer  
An optical device includes first and second optical branches. The first optical branch is formed at an interface between a first substrate and a second substrate, and the second optical branch is...
8586963 Semiconductor light-emitting devices having concave microstructures providing improved light extraction efficiency and method for producing same  
A conventional semiconductor LED is modified to include a microlens layer over its light-emitting surface. The LED may have an active layer including at least one quantum well layer of InGaN and...
US20130284257 MICROLENS ARRAY FOR SOLAR CELLS  
A dye-sensitized solar cell with internal microlens array includes an anodic electrode, a cathodic counter-electrode, and an electrolyte. The anodic electrode includes a porous nano-structured...
8569737 Broadband light emitting diodes and method for producing same  
A III-Nitride semiconductor LED provides broadband light emission, across all or most of the visible light wavelength spectrum, and a method for producing same. The LED includes a polarization...
US20130274357 HYBRID ANION EXCHANGER IMPREGNATED WITH HYDRATED ZIRCONIUM OXIDE FOR SELECTIVE REMOVAL OF CONTAMINATING LIGAND AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE AND USE THEREOF  
Polymeric anion exchanger are used as host materials in which sub-micron sized hydrated Zr(IV) oxides (HZrO) particles are irreversibly dispersed within the ion exchange medium, such as beads or...
US20130256627 Sensors Incorporating Freestanding Carbon NanoStructures  
Sensors for detecting IR radiation, UV radiation, X-Rays, light, gas, and chemicals. The sensors herein incorporate freestanding carbon nanostructures, such as single-walled carbon nanotubes...
8541252 Abbreviated epitaxial growth mode (AGM) method for reducing cost and improving quality of LEDs and lasers  
The use of an abbreviated GaN growth mode on nano-patterned AGOG sapphire substrates, which utilizes a process of using 15 nm low temperature GaN buffer and bypassing etch-back and recovery...
8537356 Opto-fluidic nanoparticle detection apparatus  
Provided herein are new methods and apparatus for quantitative measurement and analysis of particles, including new apparatus systems to process and detect nanoparticles in suspension. By focusing...
8455392 Tungstated zirconia nanocatalysts  
A new type of solid acid catalyst, which promises better catalytic performance than conventionally prepared supported metal oxides due to its precisely synthesized nanostructure has been...
8440584 Methods for decontamination of powders  
Provided herein are methods and apparatus to remove unwanted elements in commercial powders, and particularly in commercial powders that include one or more of a crystalline ceramic oxide. The...
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