Patents and Patent Applications from Princeton University


Match Document Document Title
US20170352720 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR USING AN ORGANIC UNDERLAYER TO ENABLE CRYSTALLIZATION OF DISORDERED ORGANIC THIN FILMS  
Measurements on organic single crystals reveal remarkable optical and electrical characteristics compared to disordered films but practical device applications require uniform, pinhole-free films....
9838125 Multibeam radio frequency photonic beamformer using a multi-signal slow light time delay unit  
A photonic beamformer is disclosed andh is configured to transmit or receive a plurality of RF input signals from a plurality of antennas. The beamformer receiver includes a plurality of optical...
US20170343509 NANOCHANNEL ARRAYS AND THEIR PREPARATION AND USE FOR HIGH THROUGHPUT MACROMOLECULAR ANALYSIS  
Nanochannel arrays that enable high-throughput macromolecular analysis are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of preparing nanochannel arrays and nanofluidic chips. Methods of analyzing...
9822769 Method and apparatus to produce high specific impulse and moderate thrust from a fusion-powered rocket engine  
A system and method for producing and controlling high thrust and desirable specific impulse from a continuous fusion reaction is disclosed. The resultant relatively small rocket engine will have...
US20170328835 GRADIENT STRUCTURES INTERFACING MICROFLUIDICS AND NANOFLUIDICS, METHODS FOR FABRICATION AND USES THEREOF  
A fluidic chip includes at least one nanochannel array, the nanochannel array including a surface having a nanofluidic area formed in the material of the surface; a microfluidic area on said...
9815723 Methods and compositions for nitrogen removal using feammox microorganisms  
Processes and compositions for removal nitrogen, organic and inorganic contaminants from wastewater using Feammox bacterium are provided.
US20170321212 SYSTEM FOR ISOLATING DNA MOLECULES  
Systems and methods for isolating DNA molecules that can include the steps of: providing a transposon mutant collection, the transposon mutant collection being stored in a plurality of wells;...
US20170318672 THERMAL OVERLOAD DEVICE CONTAINING A POLYMER COMPOSITION CONTAINING THERMALLY EXFOLIATED GRAPHITE OXIDE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A thermal overload device containing a polymer composite, which contains at least one polymer and a modified graphite oxide material, containing thermally exfoliated graphite oxide having a...
US20170317203 SEMICONDUCTOR QUANTUM DOT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FORMING A SCALABLE LINEAR ARRAY OF QUANTUM DOTS  
An exemplary quantum dot device can be provided, which can include, for example, at least three conductive layers and at least two insulating layers electrically insulating the at least three...
US20170315110 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERSONALIZED SAMPLE ANALYSIS  
Systems and methods for monitoring the health status of a subject are provided. In certain embodiments, the method includes: applying a sample provided from a subject to a signal enhancing...
US20170312780 PATTERNING OF FRAGILE OR NON-PLANAR SURFACES FOR CELL ALIGNMENT  
A construct that supports cell attachment and alignment including a substrate that is incompatible with photolithography conditions, containing a physical pattern in at least part of one surface,...
US20170305769 EFFICIENT, MANGANESE CATALYZED PROCESS TO DECOMPOSE CYANIDE IONS AND HYDROGEN CYANIDE FOR WATER DECONTAMINATION  
Methods, kits, cartridges, and compounds related to generating chlorine dioxide by exposing ClO2− to at least one of a manganese porphyrin catalyst or a manganese porphyrazine catalyst are...
US20170304625 ADAPTIVE COGNITIVE PROSTHETIC AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
An adaptive cognitive prosthetic that learns to replace neural function that was lost due to a brain injury or disease is described herein. In some embodiments, an adaptive cognitive prosthetic...
US20170302396 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PHOTONIC PROCESSING  
According to some embodiments, a network architecture is disclosed. The network architecture includes a plurality of processing network nodes. The network architecture further includes at least...
US20170301869 ORGANOMETALLIC COMPLEXES AS PHOSPHORESCENT EMITTERS IN ORGANIC LEDS  
Organic light emitting devices are described wherein the emissive layer comprises a host material containing an emissive molecule, which molecule is adapted to luminesce when a voltage is applied...
US20170294686 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MECHANICALLY DETECTING ANOMALOUS BATTERY OPERATION  
An anomalous battery operating detection device, which includes a sensing unit capable of measuring mechanical properties of a battery, coupled to a processor for determining whether anomalous...
9782763 Non-precious metal-based hyrdosilylation catalysts exhibiting improved selectivity  
Disclosed herein is the use of manganese, iron, cobalt, or nickel complexes containing tridentate pyridine di-imine ligands as hydrosilylation catalysts. These complexes are effective for...
US20170279414 FREQUENCY AND BACK-OFF RECONFIGURABILITY IN MM-WAVE POWER AMPLIFIERS  
A power amplifier system for amplifying an input having a carrier frequency having an amplitude. The system includes a plurality of n amplifiers coupled to an asymmetrical combiner formed of a...
US20170266648 IRON AND COBALT CATALYZED HYDROGEN ISOTOPE LABELING OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS  
Methods of isotopic labeling are described herein. For example, a method of isotopically labeling an organic compound, in some embodiments, comprises providing a reaction mixture including the...
9767925 Method, apparatus, and system to reduce neutron production in small clean fusion reactors  
The invention is for a system and method to reduce neutron production from a deuterium-helium-3 (D-3He) fueled, steady-state, small nuclear fusion reactor. The reactor employs a field-reversed...
9757407 Treatment of viral infections by modulation of host cell metabolic pathways  
Alterations of certain metabolite concentrations and fluxes that occur in response to viral infection are described. Host cell enzymes in the involved metabolic pathways are selected as targets...
9752175 Systems and methods to detect biofilm streamer growth and their uses  
Methods and systems of measuring biofilms and/or biofilm streamers are presented. The system has at least one channel, a biofilm streamer promotion element, a fluid capable of moving along the...
9751851 Molecules and compositions that inhibit gram negative bacteria and their uses  
Antivirulence strategies to combat Pseudomonas aeruginosa, are described. One strategy encompasses synthesis of a series of compounds that inhibit the production of pyocyanin, a redox-active...
US20170248831 MULTI-MODE CAVITIES FOR HIGH-EFFICIENCY NONLINEAR WAVELENGTH CONVERSION FORMED WITH OVERLAP OPTIMIZATION  
A dual frequency optical resonator configured for optical coupling to light having a first frequency ω1. The dual frequency optical resonator includes a plurality of alternating layer pairs...
US20170248508 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR MULTI-STEP CELL PURIFICATION AND CONCENTRATION  
Described herein are microfluidic devices and methods that can separate and concentrate particles in a sample.
US20170243124 MACHINE-LEARNING CLASSIFIER BASED ON COMPARATORS FOR DIRECT INFERENCE ON ANALOG SENSOR DATA  
A weak binary classifier configured to receive an input signal for classification and generate a classification output is disclosed. The weak binary classifier includes a plurality of weighting...
US20170239658 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING THE SHEAR MODULUS OF GENOMIC LENGTH DSDNA MOLECULES  
In some embodiments, a method for manipulating DNA molecules for use in a microfluidic device is provided, where the method may comprise providing a solution of a plurality of DNA molecules having...
US20170239350 MODIFIED LIPOPOLYSACCHARIDE GLYCOFORM AND METHOD OF USE  
The present disclosure generally relates to genetic engineering of bacteria. More particularly, the present disclosure describes genetic engineering of E. coli to create mutant O-antigen ligase,...
9740353 System and method for 3D position and gesture sensing of human hand  
A three dimensional touch sensing system having a touch surface configured to detect a touch input located above the touch surface is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of capacitive touch...
US20170235961 TRUST ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED METHODS  
A pluggable trust architecture addresses the problem of establishing trust in hardware. The architecture has low impact on system performance and comprises a simple, user-supplied, and pluggable...
US20170233515 Quasicrystalline Structures and Uses Thereof  
This invention relates generally to the field of quasicrystalline structures. In preferred embodiments, the stopgap structure is more spherically symmetric than periodic structures facilitating...
9735783 Fine-grain dynamically reconfigurable FPGA architecture  
A field programmable gate array (FPGA) and method of reconfiguring a FPGA are disclosed. The FPGA includes a plurality of logic elements interconnected with reconfigurable switches and at least...
9735306 Wüstite-based photoelectrodes with lithium, hydrogen, sodium, magnesium, manganese, zinc and nickel additives  
A photoelectrode, photovoltaic device and photoelectrochemical cell and methods of making are disclosed. The photoelectrode includes an electrode at least partially formed of FeO combined with at...
9733185 Gradient structures interfacing microfluidics and nanofluidics, methods for fabrication and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to a device for interfacing nanofluidic and microfluidic components suitable for use in performing high throughput macromolecular analysis. Diffraction gradient...
US20170230360 CONTINUOUS AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM AND METHOD BASED ON BIOAURA  
A user authentication system for an electronic device for use with a plurality of wireless wearable medical sensors (WMSs) and a wireless base station that receives a biomedical data stream...
US20170227995 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPLICIT AUTHENTICATION  
A method and system capable of implicitly authenticating users based on information gathered from one or more sensors, which may be located in one or more devices, and an authentication model...
US20170213002 SAFETY-DRIVEN ARCHITECTURE FOR IMPLANTABLE AND WEARABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
An implantable/wearable medical device is configured for use with a plurality of sensors. The device includes a host microcontroller, a safety coprocessor and an actuator. The host microcontroller...
US20170209864 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROCESSING PARTICLES  
Described herein are improved microfluidic devices and methods for processing cells that can improve cell quality, streamline workflows, and lower costs. Applications include research and clinical...
US20170209386 PROCESS FOR ENCAPSULATING SOLUBLE BIOLOGICS, THERAPEUTICS, AND IMAGING AGENTS  
An “inverse” precipitation route to precipitate aqueous soluble species with copolymers as nanoparticles having a hydrophilic, polar core and a less polar shell is described. A method of the...
US20170201394 System and Method for Disintegrated Channel Estimation in Wireless Networks  
A system and method for disintegrated channel estimation in wireless networks. The system provides a disintegrated channel estimation technique required to accomplish the spatial diversity...
9701557 Efficient, manganese catalyzed process to decompose cyanide ions and hydrogen cyanide for water decontamination  
Methods, kits, cartridges and compounds related to generating chlorine dioxide by exposing ClO2− to at least one of a manganese porphyrin catalyst or a manganese porphyrazine catalyst are...
US20170195158 System and Method for Performing Initial Synchronization During Wireless Sector Searches  
A system and method for performing initial synchronization during wireless sector searches. The system includes a first subsystem for coarse timing alignment including a decimator to reduce...
US20170190722 DIALKYL COBALT CATALYSTS AND THEIR USE FOR HYDROSILYLATION AND DEHYDROGENATIVE SILYLATION  
Disclosed herein are dialkyl cobalt complexes containing pyridine di-imine ligands and their use as catalysts for hydrosilylation, dehydrogenative silylation, and/or crosslinking processes.
US20170189481 USE OF PEPTIDES THAT BLOCK METADHERIN- SND1 INTERACTION AS TREATMENT FOR CANCER  
The present disclosure related in general to methods of treating cancer by interfering with the interaction of metadherin with Staphylococcal nuclease domain-containing 1 (SND1) using peptides or...
9698812 Multiplying analog to digital converter and method  
A multiplying analog to digital converter including an analog to digital converter (ADC) having a sample input and a feedback input and an ADC output configured with a feedback path configured to...
9698286 Quantum well infrared photodetectors using II-VI material systems  
A quantum well infrared photodetector (QWIP) and method of making is disclosed. The QWIP includes a plurality of epi-layers formed into multiple periods of quantum wells, each of the quantum wells...
9696317 Greener process to synthesize water-soluble Mn2+-doped CdSSe(ZnS) core(shell) nanocrystals for ratiometric temperature sensing, nanocrystals, and methods implementing nanocrystals  
Novel Mn2+-doped quantum dots are provided. These Mn2+-doped quantum dots exhibit excellent temperature sensitivity in both organic solvents and water-based solutions. Methods of preparing the...
US20170186561 GRAPHENE-IONIC LIQUID COMPOSITES  
Method of making a graphene-ionic liquid composite. The composite can be used to make electrodes for energy storage devices, such as batteries and supercapacitors.
US20170185534 TUNABLE OBLIVIOUS RAM  
An approach to implementing or configuring an Oblivious RAM (ORAM), which in addition to behaving as a RAM, provides a way to meet a specified degree of privacy in a manner that avoids applying...
US20170182288 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR INHIBITING OR PREVENTING COLONIZATION OF FLUID FLOW NETWORKS BY MICROORGANISMS  
The invention includes novel devices and methods for inhibiting or preventing colonization of fluid flow networks by bacteria that have upstream surface motility. In certain aspects, the devices...