Patents and Patent Applications from Portland State University


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US20170247551 COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING DIATOM FRUSTULES AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
Disclosed embodiments concern a composition comprising a diatom frustule and two or more photocatalytic nanoparticles dispersed on the surface of the frustule. Also disclosed are embodiments of a...
9709572 Fluorescence detection of cysteine and homocysteine  
Embodiments of probes for selectively detecting compounds having a thiol group and an amino group, e.g., cysteine and/or homocysteine, are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting the...
US20170104584 CONSTRUCTION AND USES OF VARIABLE-INPUT-LENGTH TWEAKABLE CIPHERS  
Innovations in the construction and use of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers (“VILTCs”). In some cases, a VILTC uses an initialization vector that is protected from exposure outside an...
9620365 Method for patterning sub-50-nanometers structures  
Sub-50-nm structures are formed using sequential top-down and bottom up lithographies in conjunction with selective etching. The preferred rendition of the method involves: (a) rough lithographic...
US20170088697 MODIFIED NANO-CLAYS AND COATING COMPOSITIONS INCLUDING THE SAME  
Modified nano-clays and coating compositions including the modified nano-clays are disclosed. The coating compositions are useful for protecting objects such as outdoor sculptures and...
9597015 Joint angle tracking with inertial sensors  
A method for estimating joint angles of a multi-segment limb from inertial sensor data accurately estimates and tracks the orientations of multiple segments of the limb as a function of time using...
9571270 Construction and uses of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers  
Innovations in the construction and use of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers (“VILTCs”). In some cases, a VILTC uses an initialization vector that is protected from exposure outside an...
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...
9493420 Quinoline derivatives and uses thereof  
This disclosure provides a new class of compounds referred to as “reversed chloroquines” (RCQs), which are highly effective against CQR and CQS malaria parasites. RCQs are hybrid molecules, which...
US20160303544 METHOD OF MAKING A METALLIC COMPOSITE AND USE THEREOF  
Disclosed herein are embodiments of a metallic composite that is made using embodiments of a facile, efficient method. Certain embodiments of the disclosed method of making the composite can...
US20160223558 ANALYTE DETECTION USING NEAR-INFRARED FLUOROPHORES  
Embodiments of compounds for selectively detecting an analyte are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting analytes with the compounds. The compounds are bridged viologen conjugates...
US20160155660 METHOD FOR PATTERNING SUB-50-NANOMETERS STRUCTURES  
Sub-50-nm structures are formed using sequential top-down and bottom up lithographies in conjunction with selective etching. The preferred rendition of the method involves: (a) rough lithographic...
US20160154001 NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT DYES WITH LARGE STOKES SHIFTS  
Embodiments of near-infrared (NIR) dyes are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting analytes with the NIR dyes. The NIR dyes have a structure according to the general structure At...
US20160123865 HYDROGEL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSING  
Embodiments of hydrogels for electrochemical sensing, electrodes comprising the hydrogels, and methods of making and using the hydrogels are disclosed. The disclosed hydrogel electrodes comprise a...
9301712 Method and apparatus for continuous measurement of motor symptoms in parkinson's disease and essential tremor with wearable sensors  
Disclosed embodiments include an apparatus for generating a plurality of movement impairment indices from one or more kinematic signals to characterize movement disorders. Additionally we disclose...
US20160077103 FLUORESCENCE DETECTION OF CYSTEINE AND HOMOCYSTEINE  
Embodiments of probes for selectively detecting compounds having a thiol group and an amino group, e.g., cysteine and/or homocysteine, are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting the...
US20160047830 LYSOPHOSPHATIDIC ACID DETECTION  
Embodiments of methods and compounds for isolating and detecting lysophosphatidic acids (LPAs) are disclosed. Kits for performing the methods also are disclosed. LPAs are isolated from biological...
9250246 Near-infrared fluorescent dyes with large stokes shifts  
Embodiments of near-infrared (NIR) dyes are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting analytes with the NIR dyes. The NIR dyes have a structure according to the general structure At...
9229007 Fluorescence detection of cysteine and homocysteine  
Embodiments of probes for selectively detecting compounds having a thiol group and an amino group, e.g., cysteine and/or homocysteine, are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting the...
9222907 Nano-porous membrane based sensors  
Sensors include nano-porous alumina membranes that are sensitized by immobilization of antibodies in the nano-pores. The nano-membranes can be sensitized to respond to a single target compound, or...
US20150359871 IMMUNOGENIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SILICIFIED VIRUS AND METHODS OF USE  
It is disclosed herein that viruses coated in silica retain infectivity and the capacity to induce an immune response in an infected host. In addition, silicified virus is remarkably resistant to...
US20150355933 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL DEVICE  
Embodiments of the present disclosure may be configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
US20150355920 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL DEVICE  
Embodiments of the present disclosure may be configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
US20150349950 CONSTRUCTION AND USES OF VARIABLE-INPUT-LENGTH TWEAKABLE CIPHERS  
Innovations in the construction and use of variable-input-length tweakable ciphers (“VILTCs”). In some cases, a VILTC uses an initialization vector that is protected from exposure outside an...
9152540 System and methods for generating and managing a virtual device  
Embodiments of the present disclosure may be configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
9077183 Distributed low-power wireless monitoring  
A distributed wireless monitoring system with a cloud server and low-power remote sensors includes data encoding/compression at sensors to reduce power use from transmission and storage, event...
9052358 Copula-based system and method for management of manufacturing test and product specification throughout the product lifecycle for electronic systems or integrated circuits  
A method is provided for determining specifications that meet electronic system or integrated circuit product requirements at all stages of the product lifecycle. Early in the product lifecycle...
8933129 Compounds and methods for modulating activity of calcium release channels  
The present teachings provide compounds of Formulae I and II: and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, hydrates, complexes, esters, and prodrugs thereof, wherein R1, R1′, R2, R2′, R3, R3′, and X are...
US20150010938 SELECTIVE DETECTION OF 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...
8927727 Thiol detection  
Embodiments of compounds for selectively detecting a thiol are disclosed. In some embodiments, the compounds are bridged viologens, and the compounds are capable of reacting with homocysteine...
US20150000228 BUCKLING RESTRAINED BRACE WITH LIGHTWEIGHT CONSTRUCTION  
A buckling restrained brace comprises a core member, core restrainer member sections and a jacket member. The core member has two opposite ends. The core restrainer member sections are configured...
US20140304685 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL DEVICE  
Embodiments of the present disclosure may be configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
US20140206095 FLUORESCENCE DETECTION OF CYSTEINE AND HOMOCYSTEINE  
Embodiments of probes for selectively detecting compounds having a thiol group and an amino group, e.g., cysteine and/or homocysteine, are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting the...
US20140194733 BISMUTH PARTICLE X-RAY CONTRAST AGENTS  
Radiopaque bismuth particles and methods of making and using the radiopaque bismuth particles are disclosed. The radiopaque bismuth particles include an elemental bismuth core and an outer coating...
US20140127820 ANALYTE DETECTION USING NEAR-INFRARED FLUOROPHORES  
Embodiments of compounds for selectively detecting an analyte are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting analytes with the compounds. The compounds are bridged viologen conjugates...
US20140120628 NEAR-INFRARED FLUORESCENT DYES WITH LARGE STOKES SHIFTS  
Embodiments of near-infrared (NIR) dyes are disclosed, along with methods and kits for detecting analytes with the NIR dyes. The NIR dyes have a structure according to the general structure At...
8679859 Method for functionalizing materials and devices comprising such materials  
Devices comprising functionalized materials, and embodiments of a method for making and using such devices, are disclosed. Exemplary devices include ophthalmic devices, nanoparticles, quartz...
8666723 System and methods for generating and managing a virtual device  
Certain embodiments of the present invention are configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
8658648 Modified chloroquines with single ring moiety or fused ring moiety  
The disclosure provides modified chloroquine compounds having single ring or fused ring moieties. Also provided are pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds, methods of using such...
US20130310348 QUINOLINE DERIVATIVES AND USES THEREOF  
This disclosure provides a new class of compounds referred to as “reversed chloroquines” (RCQs), which are highly effective against CQR and CQS malaria parasites. RCQs are hybrid molecules, which...
8568871 Mono-layer and multi-layer nanowire networks  
Disclosed is a method for nanostructure synthesis that includes growing nanostructures on a layered structure compound at a low temperature using a solution containing a solvent and at least one...
8560531 Search tool that utilizes scientific metadata matched against user-entered parameters  
A method for providing proximate dataset recommendations can begin with the creation of metadata records corresponding to datasets that represent scientific data by a scientific dataset search...
US20130252843 METHOD OF MAKING AND USING FLUORESCENT-TAGGED NANOPARTICLES AND MICROARRAYS  
Disclosed embodiments concern differentiating and classifying one or more targets using a perhalophenylazide-derived nanoparticle probe, or multiple such probes. Particular embodiments concern...
8529458 Method and apparatus for assessment of fluid responsiveness  
Methods and apparatus for determining a cardiac parameter from cardiovascular pressure signals including arterial blood pressure (ABP) and the photoplethysmographic signal to quantify the degree...
8524739 Quinoline derivatives and uses thereof  
This disclosure provides a new class of compounds referred to as “reversed chloroquines” (RCQs), which are highly effective against CQR and CQS malaria parasites. RCQs are hybrid molecules, which...
US20130224765 NANO-POROUS MEMBRANE BASED SENSORS  
Sensors include nano-porous alumina membranes that are sensitized by immobilization of antibodies in the nano-pores. The nano-membranes can be sensitized to respond to a single target compound, or...
US20130209502 ALUMINA NANOPARTICLE BIOCONJUGATES AND METHODS OF STIMULATING AN IMMUNE RESPONSE USING SAID BIOCONJUGATES  
Disclosed are nanoparticle-autophagosome conjugates capable of stimulating an immune response against a target antigen, wherein the nanoparticle-autophagosome conjugates include autophagosome(s)...
US20130197875 COPULA-BASED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MANAGEMENT OF MANUFACTURING TEST AND PRODUCT SPECIFICATION THROUGHOUT THE PRODUCT LIFECYCLE FOR ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS OR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS  
A method is provided for determining specifications that meet electronic system or integrated circuit product requirements at all stages of the product lifecycle. Early in the product lifecycle...
US20130085720 SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR GENERATING AND MANAGING A VIRTUAL DEVICE  
Certain embodiments of the present invention are configured to permit development and validation of a device driver or a device application program by using improved virtual devices. Such improved...
8409411 Nano-porous membrane based sensors  
Sensors include nano-porous alumina membranes that are sensitized by immobilization of antibodies in the nano-pores. The nano-membranes can be sensitized to respond to a single target compound, or...
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