Patents and Patent Applications from Oregon State University


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9790495 Antisense antibacterial compounds and methods  
Provided are antisense morpholino oligomers targeted against bacterial virulence factors such as genes that contribute to antibiotic resistance or biofilm formation, or genes associated with fatty...
9789920 Apparatus and method for energy regulation and leg control for spring-mass walking machine  
A robot for legged locomotion incorporating passive dynamics with touchdown and takeoff control and method.
US20170293036 A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR LOCATING RADIATION SOURCES  
A radiation detection system is disclosed comprising of number of detector elements arranged in a regular pattern that allows for directional information to be collected based on the number of...
US20170287231 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR GENERATING POLYCUBES AND ALL-HEXAHEDRAL MESHES OF AN OBJECT  
A method for generating a polycube representation of an input object comprises: receiving an input volumetric representation of the input object; deforming the input volumetric representation to...
9780295 Lead-free piezoelectric material  
A lead-free piezoelectric ceramic material has the general chemical formula xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-z(Bi0.5K0.5)TiO3, xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-zNaN-bO3, xBiCoO3-y(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-zKNbO3,...
9763325 Microreactor-assisted printing of conductive traces with in-situ reactive inks  
Highly conductive silver may be fabricated at room temperature using in-situ reactive silver precursor inks by microreactor-assisted printing without any post-processing. Reactive silver nanoinks,...
9758385 Compounds comprising a hibonite structure and a method for their use  
Novel colored compounds with a hibonite structure and a method for making the same are disclosed. The compounds may have a formula AAl12−x−yMaxMbyO19 where A is typically an alkali metal, an...
9751071 Continuous microwave-assisted segmented flow reactor for high-quality nanocrystal synthesis  
Systems and methods for synthesizing high-quality nanocrystals via segmented, continuous flow microwave-assisted reactor were developed.
US20170250926 ROUTERLESS NETWORKS-ON-CHIP  
The disclosed technology concerns methods, apparatus, and systems for designing and generating networks-on-chip (“NoCs”), as well as to hardware architectures for implementing such NoCs. The...
9735444 Hard carbon composite for alkali metal-ion batteries  
A method is provided for fabricating a graphene-doped, carbohydrate-derived hard carbon (G-HC) composite material for alkali metal-ion batteries. The method provides graphene oxide (GO) dispersed...
9728344 Energy storage device including a redox-enhanced electrolyte  
An electrical double layer capacitor (EDLC) energy storage device is provided that includes at least two electrodes and a redox-enhanced electrolyte including two redox couples such that there is...
9723817 Electropharyngeogram arrays and methods of use  
Disclosed herein are devices, systems, and methods for measuring an electropharyngeogram (EPG) in living organisms. In some embodiments, the devices and systems disclosed herein include an array...
PP28216 Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’ characterized by rich dark burgundy-colored developing leaves and burgundy-colored fully expanded leaves during the spring and summer; deeply...
PP28200 Corylus plant named ‘McDonald’  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘McDonald’ characterized by moderate vigor and upright-spreading plant habit, yellowish-green developing and fully expanded leaves during the spring and...
9704697 Radio-frequency-free hybrid electrostatic/magnetostatic cell for transporting, trapping, and dissociating ions in mass spectrometers  
Mass spectrometry cells include one or more interleaved magnetostatic and electrostatic lenses. In some examples, the electrostatic lenses are based on electrical potentials applied to...
9687446 Fluid-jet pens configured for making modulated release bioactive agents  
The present invention is drawn to methods of preparing a bioactive agent-containing emulsion for delivery to a biological system. This method can comprise the step of jetting a bioactive agent and...
US20170174806 STYRENE-FREE THERMOSET RESINS  
A reaction product of: (a)) at least one cinnamyl alcohol or ester of cinnamic acid;(b) at least one unsaturated polyester resin, at least one vinyl ester resin, or a mixture of an unsaturated...
US20170119717 NITRATED LIPIDS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THEREOF  
Described herein are nitrated lipids and methods of making and using the nitrated lipids.
9623396 Continuous microwave-assisted segmented flow reactor for high-quality nanocrystal synthesis  
Systems and methods for synthesizing high-quality nanocrystals via segmented, continuous flow microwave-assisted reactor were developed.
US20170102165 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ELECTRIC HOT WATER HEATER PRIMARY FREQUENCY CONTROL  
An energy storing apparatus is provided which comprises: a first region having a thermostat which includes: a temperature sensor; a controller coupled to the temperature sensor; and a...
US20170100202 FIDUCIAL MARKER FOR COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY AND MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING  
Disclosed herein are fiducial markers that include a sealed casing member containing a mixture of iodine and water that includes about 1-300 mg/ml iodine. The fiducial markers may be...
US20170087095 NANOCARRIER DRUG DELIVERY PLATFORM  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a composition comprising a drug in a polymer nanoparticle. The nanoparticles may have a size and/or a surface potential selected to facilitate lymph node uptake...
US20170086341 Corylus plant named 'Burgundy Lace'  
A new and distinct Corylus plant named ‘Burgundy Lace’ characterized by rich dark burgundy-colored developing leaves and burgundy-colored fully expanded leaves during the spring and summer; deeply...
US20170081540 USE OF FUNGAL PIGMENTS FROM WOOD-STAINING FUNGI AS COLORANTS IN WOOD FINISHES AND PAINTS  
Compositions containing fungal pigments and methods for making the compositions are described, as are methods of staining, painting or dyeing objects with such compositions.
US20170071934 LIPOSOMAL CIPROFLOXACIN FORMULATIONS WITH ACTIVITY AGAINST NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
US20170054066 ELECTROCALORIC DEVICE  
The present disclosure is drawn to electrocaloric devices, methods of making electrocaloric integrated circuits, and methods of thermally cycling integrated circuits. The electrocaloric device can...
9556368 Vegetable oil-based pressure-sensitive adhesives  
One embodiment is a pressure sensitive adhesive construct comprising: (a) a backing substrate; and(b) a pressure sensitive adhesive composition disposed on the backing substrate, wherein the...
US20170010060 HETEROGENEOUS SURFACES FOR PATTERNED BUBBLE ARRAYS, ENHANCED HEAT TRANSFER, & ADVANCED HEAT EXHANGER APPLICATIONS  
Heterogeneous surfaces to tailor bubble nucleation, bubble sites, and bubble dynamics. In some embodiments, piezoelectric inkjet printing is employed to deposit hydrophobic polymer dot arrays...
US20170009103 PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVES BASED ON CARBOXYLIC ACIDS AND EPOXIDES  
A method for making a pressure sensitive adhesive comprising: (a) reacting (i) at least one dibasic or polybasic carboxylic acid or anhydride thereof with (ii) at least one first epoxidized fatty...
9532986 Liposomal ciprofloxacin formulations with activity against non-tuberculous mycobacteria  
Methods of treatment of NTM lung infections using formulations of liposomal ciprofloxacin. Specific liposome formulations and delivery of such for treatment of respiratory tract infections and...
9528465 Internal combustion engine for natural gas compressor operation  
This application concerns systems and methods for compressing natural gas with an internal combustion engine. In a representative embodiment, a method is featured which includes placing a first...
US20160369286 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR GALLS FL AND GALLS CT MEDIATED TRANSFORMATION OF PLANTS  
The present disclosure is directed to compositions and related methods that incorporate GALLS full-length (FL) or CT domain proteins to enhance efficiency of genetic manipulation of plants. In one...
9522156 Nitrated lipids and methods of making and using thereof  
Described herein are nitrated lipids and methods of making and using the nitrated lipids.
US20160358679 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING AN AMOUNT OF FISSILE MATERIAL IN A REACTOR  
A method of determining an amount of fissile material in a reactor includes sensing neutrons or photons emitted from the reactor before and after a change in a reactor operating parameter and...
US20160355407 COMPOUNDS COMPRISING A HIBONITE STRUCTURE AND A METHOD FOR THEIR USE  
Novel colored compounds with a hibonite structure and a method for making the same are disclosed. The compounds may have a formula AAl12-x-yMaxMbyO19 where A is typically an alkali metal, an...
9513406 Soluble functionalized nanoparticles for use in optical materials  
Disclosed embodiments concern a soluble functionalized nanoparticle suitable for use with polymerizable components, such as monomers (or polymers thereof), used to make gradient optical polymer...
9511585 Thermal inkjet printhead stack with amorphous thin metal protective layer  
The present disclosure is drawn to a thermal inkjet printhead stack with an amorphous thin metal protective layer, comprising an insulated substrate, a resistor applied to the insulated substrate,...
US20160347387 LEG CONFIGURATION FOR SPRING-MASS LEGGED LOCOMOTION  
Devices and methods for legged locomotion, including a robotic leg for spring-mass legged locomotion incorporating passive dynamics.
9506929 Selective detection of amino group containing thiols  
Probes for selectively detecting compounds comprising a thiol group and an amino group (“thiols”) are disclosed. Exemplary thiols include cysteine, homocysteine, and glutathione. Embodiments of...
9493693 Soy adhesives and composites made from the adhesives  
A formaldehyde-free aqueous adhesive composition comprising (a) soy protein and (b) magnesium oxide or a mixture of magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide, wherein components (a) and (b) together...
9490725 Multi-stage programmable rectifier with efficiency tracking  
Examples of multi-stage programmable rectifiers are provided herein. Each rectifier stage can include a first transistor and a switch connected to the first transistor. A threshold voltage of the...
9489973 Magnetic data storage using induced strain of a magnetostrictive material  
Acoustically assisted magnetic recording can be used in a hard disk drive or a solid state medium. In the described embodiments, otherwise unwriteable high-coercivity media are made amenable to...
9486716 Essential oil extraction apparatus  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of an essential oil extraction apparatus. In some embodiments, the apparatus comprises a container configured to hold an essential oil-containing material, an...
US20160304887 Introducing or Inactivating Female Fertility in Filamentous Fungal Cells  
The present invention relates to a female fertile variant strain of filamentous fungus derived from a female sterile parental strain which comprises at least one of the six female fertility...
US20160302305 MICROREACTOR-ASSISTED PRINTING OF CONDUCTIVE TRACES WITH IN-SITU REACTIVE INKS  
Highly conductive silver may be fabricated at room temperature using in-situ reactive silver precursor inks by microreactor-assisted printing without any post-processing. Reactive silver nanoinks,...
US20160289098 MICROSCALE-BASED DEVICE FOR PURIFYING FLUID AND METHOD OF USE  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a microscale-based device suitable for purifying fluid, and method of using the device. In particular disclosed embodiments, an electrode layer comprising an...
US20160288848 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ENERGY REGULATION AND LEG CONTROL FOR SPRING-MASS WALKING MACHINE  
A robot for legged locomotion incorporating passive dynamics with touchdown and takeoff control and method.
9452976 Pactamycin analogs and methods of making thereof  
This disclosure describes the molecular cloning of a pactamycin biosynthetic gene cluster from Streptomyces pactum ATCC 27456, characterization of individual genes in the gene cluster and the...
9447429 Method to trigger RNA interference  
A method to generate siRNAs in vivo is described, as are constructs and compositions useful in the method. The method does not depend on the use of DNA or synthetic constructs that contain...
PP27141 Corylus plant named ‘Wepster’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Corylus plant named ‘Wepster’ characterized by high vigor and an upright-spreading plant habit, yellowish-green developing and fully expanded leaves during the...