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9137492 Secure network coding for multi-resolution wireless transmission  
Described herein is a method and system for hierarchical wireless video with network coding which limits encryption operations to a critical set of network coding coefficients in combination with...
9136667 High peak power optical amplifier  
A method and apparatus for providing a high peak power optical beam. The method includes interleaving pulse trains of different wavelengths and spatially and temporally overlapping the different...
9136607 Antenna beam steering through waveguide mode mixing  
The present invention relates to a method of, and corresponding apparatus for, electronically steering an antenna beam. Beam steering is accomplished by altering the electric-field distribution at...
9136488 Devices comprising graphene and a conductive polymer and related systems and methods  
The present invention generally relates to devices comprising graphene and a conductive polymer (e.g., poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT)), and related systems and methods. In some...
9134538 Methods, systems, and apparatus for coherent beam combining  
Coherent beam combining of laser gain elements achieves high output power in a diffraction limited beam. An active beam combining system coherently combines optical beams emitted by semiconductor...
9134295 Serial arrays of suspended microchannel resonators  
Serial suspended microchannel resonator sensor array. The array includes a plurality of resonator cantilevers in fluid communication with one another and a plurality of delay channels in fluid...
9134294 Method and apparatus for high throughput diagnosis of diseased cells with microchannel devices  
The method and apparatus of the present invention detects changes in cell biomechanics caused by any of a variety of diseases and conditions. In one embodiment, the method and apparatus of the...
9133225 Dual targeting anticancer agents  
Methods, compounds, and compositions for treating a proliferative disorder or other physiological conditions via a dual targeting anticancer therapy are provided. In some embodiments, a dual...
9132197 Silk fibroin materials and use thereof  
The present invention provides processes for producing porous silk fibroin scaffold material. The porous silk fibroin scaffold can be used for tissue engineering. The porosity of the silk fibroin...
US20150257238 Methods and Apparatus for Illumination Control  
In exemplary embodiments of this invention, one or more I/O devices accept input from a human user. The input is indicative of a value for each control variable in a set of separate control...
US20150256354 Efficient Transmission Of Information To Multiple Nodes Using Cooperative Feedback Requests  
A system and method to reduce the number of data transmissions between nodes in a network is described. In one embodiment, a system and method for reducing the amount of ACK and NAK traffic in a...
US20150255549 CONTROLLING GAASP/SIGE INTERFACES  
Initiation conditions and strain techniques are described that enable forming high quality GaAsP semiconductor material on an SiGe semiconductor material with low threading defect density....
US20150253237 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRACKING CELL IDENTITY  
A method of tracking cell identity across analytical platforms uses stochastic barcoding (SB). SB uses a randomly generated code based on one or more of the number, color and position of beads...
US20150252412 HIGH-DEFINITION DNA IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION (HD-FISH) COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS  
The invention provides methods and compositions relating to high definition fluorescence DNA in situ hybridization (HD-FISH). The probes generated using the methods of the invention demonstrate...
US20150252336 SPLIT PEROXIDASES AND METHODS OF USE  
An imaging method utilizing a split peroxidase is described herein. Imaging methods involve contacting a cell with a split peroxidase and a substrate thereof to allow conversion of a substrate...
US20150252257 HIGHLY LUMINESCENT SEMICONDUCTOR NANOCRYSTALS  
A method of making a semiconductor nanocrystal can include contacting an M-containing compound with an X donor having the formula X(Y(R)3)3, where X is a group V element and Y is a group IV element.
US20150250739 Multilayer Compositions, Coated Devices And Use Thereof  
The present invention provides, among other things, multilayer film coating compositions, coated substrates and methods thereof. In some embodiments, a structure, comprising a substrate and a...
9131118 Laser speckle photography for surface tampering detection  
In one embodiment, a method comprises projecting, from a projector, a diffused on an object. The method further includes capturing, with a first camera in a particular location, a reference image...
9127938 High-resolution surface measurement systems and methods  
This disclosure provides systems, devices, and methods for capturing and measuring surface topography. This disclosure provides a high resolution retrographic sensor comprising a volume of...
9125990 Bi-directional motion of a lorentz-force actuated needle-free injector (NFI)  
The present invention relate to a method and corresponding apparatus for just in time mixing of a solid or powdered formulation and its subsequent delivery to a biological body. In some...
9125931 Post-transcriptional regulation of RNA-related processes using encoded protein-binding RNA aptamers  
In vitro SELEX has been used to discover high affinity RNA aptamers interacting with the tetracycline repressor protein in a tetracycline-dependent manner. Using in silico RNA folding predictions...
9125577 Extraction of fetal cardiac signals  
A method for processing cardiac signals includes accepting, from a sensor system, a set of one or more signals, the signals including components of a desired cardiac signal and components of a...
US20150247832 GAS SENSORS BASED UPON METAL CARBON COMPLEXES  
A sensor can include a conductive region in electrical communication with at least two electrodes, the conductive region including a conductive material and an alkene-interacting metal complex.
US20150247805 SENSOR OF SPECIES INCLUDING TOXINS AND CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS  
The present invention generally relates to emissive materials, devices, and related methods. In some cases, the present invention provides sensors and methods for the determination of analytes,...
US20150247150 ENGINEERING OF SYSTEMS, METHODS AND OPTIMIZED GUIDE COMPOSITIONS FOR SEQUENCE MANIPULATION  
The invention provides for systems, methods, and compositions for manipulation of sequences and/or activities of target sequences. Provided are vectors and vector systems, some of which encode one...
US20150246354 Cell Rolling Separation  
The present invention provides systems for cell separation based on cell rolling on surfaces along edges of regions coated with cell adhesion molecules. A variety of designs of coated regions and...
US20150246348 Z-SELECTIVE RING-CLOSING METATHESIS REACTIONS  
The present invention relates generally to olefin metathesis. In some embodiments, the present invention provides methods for Z-selective ring-closing metathesis.
9121847 Three-dimensional microfluidic platforms and methods of use thereof  
Provided are methods and devices for formation and study of three-dimensional biological systems, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell migration, proliferation, and differentiation.
9121705 Sensor for simultaneous measurement of thickness and lateral position of a transparent object  
System for measuring thickness and lateral position of a transparent object. The system includes a camera having a sensor for receiving light, the camera including an objective lens for focusing...
9120669 Process for making nanocone structures and using the structures to manufacture nanostructured glass  
Fabrication method. At least first and second hardmasks are deposited on a substrate, the thickness and materials of the first and second hardmask selected to provided etch selectivity with...
9120033 Multi-stage bubble column humidifier  
A feed liquid flows into a second-stage humidifier chamber to form a second-stage humidifier bath. A first remnant of the feed liquid from the second-stage humidifier chamber then flows into a...
US20150240008 CATALYSTS AND METHODS FOR RING OPENING METATHESIS POLYMERIZATION  
The present invention, among other things, provides highly syndiotactic poly(dicyclopentadiene) and/or hydrogenated poly(dicyclopentadiene), compositions thereof, and compounds and methods for...
US20150239977 CD20- AND EGFR-BINDING PROTEINS WITH ENHANCED STABILITY  
The invention provides CD20-binding proteins and EGFR-binding proteins having a reduced tendency to aggregate. Compositions and methods of use are also provided.
US20150238963 Micro-Fluidic Device And Uses Thereof  
A micro-fluidic device includes at least one inlet and a curvilinear microchannel having a trapezoidal cross section defined by a radially inner side, a radially outer side, a bottom side, and a...
9119226 Architecture for content and host-centric information dissemination in delay-tolerant MANETs  
An architecture to enable delay tolerant content-centric and host-centric communications in MANETs comprised of smart phones is disclosed. This architecture allows cross network communications and...
9117578 No-insulation multi-width winding for high temperature superconducting magnets  
An HTS magnet having a stack of a plurality of double-pancake (DP) coils is disclosed, with each DP coil having a first superconducting coil and a second superconducting coil. The plurality of DP...
9116537 Thermophotovoltaic energy generation  
Inventive systems and methods for the generation of energy using thermophotovoltaic cells are described. Also described are systems and methods for selectively emitting electromagnetic radiation...
9115053 Activators of class I histone deacetlyases (HDACS) and uses thereof  
The present invention provides compounds of Formulae (A), (B), (C), and (D), pharmaceutically acceptable salts, solvates, hydrates, polymorphs, co-crystals, tautomers, stereoisomers, isotopically...
9114377 High charge density structures, including carbon-based nanostructures and applications thereof  
The present invention generally provides compositions including carbon-based nanostructures, catalyst materials and systems, and related methods. In some cases, the present invention relates to...
9114072 Dosage form exhibiting rapid disperse properties, methods of use and process for the manufacture of same  
A rapidly dispersing dosage form is described, which releases its active ingredients within a period of less than about ninety seconds. These dosage forms exhibit a three-dimensional shape that is...
9114009 Nanowired three dimensional tissue scaffolds  
Electrically conductive nanowires incorporated within scaffolds enhance tissue growth, bridge the electrically resistant pore walls and markedly improve electrical communication between adjacent...
US20150237423 ACOUSTIC BANDGAP STRUCTURES FOR INTEGRATION OF MEMS RESONATORS  
Example acoustic bandgap devices provided that can be fabricated in a semiconductor fabrication tool based on design check rules. An example device includes a substrate lying in an x-y plane and...
US20150236543 MATERIALS FOR USE WITH AQUEOUS REDOX FLOW BATTERIES AND RELATED METHODS AND SYSYTEMS  
Described herein are redox flow batteries comprising a first aqueous electrolyte comprising a first type of redox active material and a second aqueous electrolyte comprising a second type of redox...
US20150236526 WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER  
A method includes determining, by a base station including a number of transmitting coils, a first number of mutual magnetic parameters, each mutual magnetic parameter being associated with one of...
US20150234270 Microstructure Synthesis by Flow Lithography and Polymerization  
In a method for synthesizing polymeric microstructures, a monomer stream is flowed, at a selected flow rate, through a fluidic channel. At least one shaped pulse of illumination is projected to...
US20150233440 Beam-Based Nonlinear Spring  
Nonlinear spring. In one embodiment, the spring includes two opposed curved surfaces curving away from one another. A flexible cantilever member is disposed between the two opposed curved surfaces...
US20150232883 DELIVERY, USE AND THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS OF THE CRISPR-CAS SYSTEMS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR TARGETING DISORDERS AND DISEASES USING PARTICLE DELIVERY COMPONENTS  
The invention provides for delivery, engineering and optimization of systems, methods, and compositions for manipulation of sequences and/or activities of target sequences. Provided are delivery...
US20150232882 ENGINEERING OF SYSTEMS, METHODS AND OPTIMIZED GUIDE COMPOSITIONS FOR SEQUENCE MANIPULATION  
The invention provides for systems, methods, and compositions for manipulation of sequences and/or activities of target sequences. Provided are vectors and vector systems, some of which encode one...
US20150230901 LAYERED MEDIUM FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING  
The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed herein are various mediums,...
US20150230707 BUFFERED BODY RETURN RECEIVER  
Buffered body return receiver configurations are described. An amplifier for a receiver can be connected to two electrodes such that one of the two electrodes is connected to a non-inverting input...