Patents and Patent Applications from New Mexico State University


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US20160207798 NANOPOROUS GRAPHENE MEMBRANE FOR DESALINATION OF SALT WATER  
A method for the desalination of water, the method comprising flowing salt water through a free-standing single-layer membrane of nanoporous graphene having a first planar side that makes contact...
6977767 Plasmonic nanophotonics methods, materials, and apparatuses  
Controlling, guiding, manipulating, and circuiting light and performing surface-enhanced spectroscopy in a medium comprising plasmonic nanomaterials via the excitation of plasmon modes in the...
6848419 Wetstacking avoidance in internal combustion engines  
An apparatus and method for reducing or eliminating wetstacking in internal combustion engine systems operating substantially under capacity comprising establishing an exhaust temperature minimum...
US20040262225 Treatment of arsenic-contaminated water using akaganeite adsorption  
The present invention comprises a method and composition using akaganeite, an iron oxide, as an ion adsorption medium for the removal of arsenic from water and affixing it onto carrier media so...
6781690 Sensors employing nanoparticles and microcavities  
An optical sensing enhancing material (and corresponding method of making) comprising: a medium, the medium comprising a plurality of aggregated nanoparticles comprising fractals; and a...
6778779 Full-duplex optical communication system  
A method of full-duplex electromagnetic communication wherein a pair of data modulation formats are selected for the forward and return data links respectively such that the forward data...
US20040058389 Electroactive microspheres and methods  
Methods and devices for electrochemical detection of a specific binding pair member utilizing a microsphere with an incorporated electroactive marker, wherein a member of the specific binding pair...
6682647 Bismuth-based electrochemical stripping analysis  
Method and apparatus for trace metal detection and analysis using bismuth-coated electrodes and electrochemical stripping analysis. Both anodic stripping voltammetry and adsorptive stripping...
US20030218744 Optical structures employing semicontinuous metal films  
An optical sensing enhancing material comprising a medium, the medium comprising a semicontinuous metal film of randomly distributed metal particles and their clusters at approximately their...
6608716 Optical enhancement with nanoparticles and microcavities  
A method and apparatus for enhanced optical emissions, the apparatus comprising a light source, a microcavity, and a medium comprising nanoparticles, located within or near the microcavity. The...
6534265 Oryzacystatin-I applications and methods  
A nucleic acid sequence encoding for oryzacystatin-I peptides and a signal peptide therefore is provided. The oryzacystatin-I peptide is approximately 12.6 kDa, and is approximately twelve amino...
6532272 RAM-search processor for intersymbol interference cancellation  
A method of canceling intersymbol interference (ISI) for a signal bit ak at time k, where kε{0, ±1, ±2, . . . } in data transmission and data storage channels, by modelling the channel; training a...
US20030042487 Plasmonic nanophotonics methods, materials, and apparatuses  
Controlling, guiding, manipulating, and circuiting light and performing surface-enhanced spectroscopy in a medium comprising plasmonic nanomaterials via the excitation of plasmon modes in the...
6525095 Propionate feed supplement  
A supplement for ruminants comprising propionate. The propionate supplement is preferably combined with a protein feed supplement to reduce insulin insensitivity and increase body weight in ruminants.
6514762 Delivery of nucleotides by electrochemical release  
An apparatus and method for controlled release of nucleotides from electrodes utilizing potential difference for use in delivering the nucleotide into an organism. The frequency, duration and rate...
6478582 Free rotator demonstrator  
A spherical free rotator, supported on an air film within an air support. Different weight and density inserts may be positioned within cylindrical holes along diameters by the sphere, so that...
6468785 Doped conducting polymers applications and methods  
An apparatus for electrochemical detection of DNA hybridization utilizing oligonucleotide-containing polymer-coated electrodes, and an apparatus for electrochemical detection of nucleic acids in...
US20020015150 Sensors employing nanoparticles and microcavities  
An optical sensing enhancing material (and corresponding method of making) comprising: a medium, the medium comprising a plurality of aggregated nanoparticles comprising fractals; and a...
6314215 Fast all-optical switch  
An apparatus and method wherein polarization rotation in alkali vapors or other mediums is used for all-optical switching and digital logic and where the rate of operation is proportional to the...
6225256 Activated carbon feedstock  
An activated carbon and method of producing and using same. Pecan hulls are fractured to produce a particle size of less than a predetermined size (e.g., 75 microns), chemically activated in an...
6141676 Digitally-configurable analog VLSI chip and method for real-time solution of partial differential equations  
A programmable Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) chip and method for the analog solution of a family of partial differential equations commonly encountered in engineering and scientific...
6084533 Directional traffic sensor system  
A directional traffic sensing system and method employing one or more pairs of overlapping sensor loops, a sensing controller driving the sensor loops, interference minimization between the...
6063259 Microfabricated thick-film electrochemical sensor for nucleic acid determination  
A thick-film sensing apparatus for nucleic acid determination and testing using potentiometric stripping analysis, including two methods for nucleic acid detection at the microfabricated strips,...
5990384 Co-expression of proteins  
The subject invention pertains to materials and methods for transformed plants and plant tissues that are capable of expressing high levels of stable proteins which are localized as protein bodies...
5978053 Characterization of collimation and beam alignment  
An apparatus and method for characterizing light beam collimation and alignment. A liquid crystal device receiving a light beam from a collimation lens has a lenslet array generated thereon. A...
5955122 Method of improving efficiency in ruminants  
Disclosed are methods of altering blood constituents in grazing animals. Serum concentrations of serum insulin, serum urea nitrogen, serum glucose, and serum growth hormone in ruminants were...
5942103 Renewable-reagent electrochemical sensor  
A new electrochemical probe(s) design allowing for continuous (renewable) reagent delivery. The probe comprises an integrated membrane-sampling/electrochemical sensor that prevents interferences...
5911159 Resin cure monitoring  
Method and apparatus for monitoring curing in a resin. Acoustic, ultrasonic waves are propagated through a waveguide disposed through a quantity of resin while the resin is curing. The waves are...
5792622 Assay for chemicals  
A microbiological assay for chemicals, which uses a cell and a reducing dye to quantitatively measure inhibition of electron transport in the cell membrane as a function of chemicals in the...
5746994 Method for synthesizing ferrate and ferrate produced thereby  
A method of producing ferrate is disclosed, in which Fe3+ is oxidized with monoperoxosulfate (HSO5-) to form K2 FeO4 /K2 SO4. The isolation of the potassium ferrate (K2 FeO4) product in a sulfate...
5684545 Adaptive optics wave measurement and correction system  
An adaptive optics system which simultaneously measures the phase function and corrects the phase distortion of a wavefront using a liquid crystal device placed in an interferometer. The liquid...
5676820 Remote electrochemical sensor  
An electrochemical sensor for remote detection, particularly useful for metal contaminants and organic or other compounds. The sensor circumvents technical difficulties that previously prevented...
5672366 Method of improving efficiency in ruminants  
Disclosed are methods of repartitioning nutrients in ruminants. Serum concentrations of serum insulin, serum urea nitrogen, serum glucose, and serum growth hormone in ruminants were varied by...
5483170 Integrated circuit fault testing implementing voltage supply rail pulsing and corresponding instantaneous current response analysis  
A method and apparatus for detecting faults in digital, analog, and hybrid integrated circuits is disclosed. A single test vector employing bias voltage on input used in conjunction with pulsing...
5355435 Asynchronous temporal neural processing element  
An asynchronous temporal neural processing element. The processing element is useful in solving problems from the class of temporal signal processing problems and is modeled closely on the...
5292423 Method and apparatus for trace metal testing  
Disclosed are a method and apparatus for trace metal testing using mercury-coated screen printed electrodes. Both voltammetric and potentiometric stripping analysis are used. Sample solutions were...
5290584 Method of preparing a snack food jerky product  
A method of preparing and producing a nutritious, low calorie, low cholesterol, shelf-stable, expanded snack food product for humans and pets is disclosed. The process involves using a...
5283077 Method of preparing snack food products  
A method of preparing and producing a nutritious, low calorie, low cholesterol, shelf-stable, expanded snack food product is disclosed. The process involves using a proteinaceous material, such as...
5227783 Telemetry apparatus and method with digital to analog converter internally integrated within C.P.U.  
The disclosure relates to a microprocessor based telemetry apparatus and method utilizing a commercially available IBM PC-AT or compatible CPU. Three hardware cards fit in existing slots within...
5192416 Method and apparatus for batch injection analysis  
Batch injection analysis comprises apparatus and method for injecting and transporting analytes toward a detector immersed in a confined, inert electrolyte. Passage of the analyte over the...
5016005 Telemetry apparatus and method  
The disclosure relates to a microprocessor based telemetry apparatus and method utilizing a commercially available IBM PC-AT or compatible CPU. Three hardware cards fit in existing slots within...
5012065 Inductively coupled plasma torch with laminar flow cooling  
An improved inductively coupled gas plasma torch. The torch includes inner and outer quartz sleeves and tubular insert snugly fitted between the sleeves. The insert includes outwardly opening...
RE32758 Method for remotely monitoring the long term deep body temperature in female mammals  
This invention relates to a novel method for remotely detecting and monitoring on a long term basis the deep body temperature of a mammalian female which comprises the steps of attaching a...
4704029 Blood glucose monitor  
A blood glucose monitor which is particularly applicable for use as an implant for controlling an insulin pump, or as a portable device for use by a diabetic for home blood glucose monitoring. The...
4677967 Intravaginal anchor  
An intravaginal anchoring device for mammalian females comprises an elongated tubular body provided with a plurality of slots disposed substantially parallel to each other and to the length of the...
4651137 Intravaginal parturition alarm and method for use  
A system for detecting the onset of parturition by a mammalian female comprises an anchor, a temperature sensing means affixed to the anchor, and an alarm means, wherein the anchor has a diameter...
RE32275 Intravaginal anchoring device  
This invention relates to an improved device for intravaginal implantation in mammalian females characterized by an axially-extending hub encircled at both ends by a plurality of...
4620534 Apparatus for insertion of an intravaginal article  
An apparatus for insertion of an intravaginal article into a mammalian female comprises a sleeve, a tube movably received within the sleeve, and a plunger adapted to release an intravaginal...
4387724 Method for remotely monitoring the long term deep body temperature in female mammals  
This invention relates to a novel method for remotely detecting and monitoring on a long term basis the deep body temperature of a mammalian female which comprises the steps of attaching a...
4377157 Intravaginal anchoring device  
This invention relates to an improved device for intravaginal implantation in mammalian females characterized by an axially-extending hub encircled at both ends by a plurality of...
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