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US20180159037 3D PRINTED ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MATERIALS AND DEVICES  
Disclosed is a process whereby diverse classes of materials can be 3D printed and fully integrated into device components with active properties. An exemplary embodiment shows the seamless...
US20180155532 MULTIFUNCTIONAL GRAPHENE-SILICONE ELASTOMER NANOCOMPOSITE, METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME, AND USES THEREOF  
A nanocomposite composition having a silicone elastomer matrix having therein a filler loading of greater than 0.05 wt %, based on total nanocomposite weight, wherein the filler is functional...
9985251 Process for fabricating a porous film in a scattering layer  
The present invention is directed towards a thin-film device. In one embodiment, the thin film device comprises a scattering layer comprising a substrate, the substrate comprising a plurality of...
9984450 Method and apparatus for enhancement of ultrasound images by selective differencing  
A computer implemented method and apparatus for processing images comprises obtaining two or more images acquired by ultrasound. One or more operating parameters of the ultrasound probe...
9968587 Heterocycle analogs of CAI-1 as agonists of quorum sensing in vibrio  
A structurally distinct and potent series of synthetic small molecule activators of Vibrio cholerae quorum sensing have been chemically synthesized. The small molecule activators reduce virulence...
US20180126189 Precise Proton Positioning Method for Proton Therapy Treatment, and Proton Therapy Treatment Method  
A system/apparatus and a positioning method for the determination of the delivery of protons within a mammalian body or inanimate medium, as well as a treatment method which comprises the delivery...
US20180125066 SURFACES COMPRISING ATTACHED QUORUM SENSING MODULATORS  
The invention relates to compositions comprising QS modulating molecules attached to a surface via a linker. This QS modulator attached surface can then be used to modulate QS, biofilm production,...
9966216 Photo-electron source assembly with scaled nanostructures and nanoscale metallic photonic resonant cavity, and method of making same  
A new ultra-thin high-efficiency photoelectron source utilizing a metallic photonic resonant cavity having a photonic resonant cavity with a top metallic layer with a plurality of openings, each...
9965802 Method for bidding battery storage into hour-ahead energy markets  
A method for generating bids for a look-ahead, e.g. hour-ahead, energy market is disclosed. The method includes providing a processor configured to generate a lookup table approximating a value...
US20180117010 SHMT Inhibitors  
The present invention relates to a method for the treatment of cancer or an autoimmune disorder, comprising the administration of a serine hydroxymethyltransferase (SHMT) inhibitor, and in...
9959883 Method and system for producing low-noise acoustical impulse responses at high sampling rate  
The method and system for measuring low-noise acoustical impulse responses at high sampling rates of the present invention utilizes two exponential sine sweeps (ESSs) to measure the impulse...
9956179 Process and apparatuses for preparing nanoparticle compositions with amphiphilic copolymers and their use  
This invention discloses a process for making nanoparticles of amphiphilic copolymers by flash precipitation. Nanoparticles may be of amphiphilic copolymer alone or may contain an additive target...
US20180109946 SECURE OPTICAL COMMUNICATION CHANNEL FOR IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
An implantable medical device (IMD) configured to communicate with an external device (ED). The ED supports two way RF communications and has a light source. The IMD includes a processor coupled...
9943490 Composite flash-precipitated nanoparticles  
The invention described herein relates to sterically stabilized colloidal constructs comprising preformed colloidal particles encapsulated within a polymeric shell. The constructs, which are...
US20180092861 NOVEL DROPLET-EMBEDDED MICROFIBERS, AND METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PREPARING AND USING SAME  
The invention includes microfluidic methods and devices that allow for the continuous production of microfibers with embedded droplets aligned along the length of the fiber at specific positions....
9932587 Methods of identifying and treating poor prognosis cancers  
The present invention relates generally to methods for identifying cancer patients with a poor prognosis, and to therapeutic modalities for improving prognosis by combating metastasis and...
US20180083320 Alkaline Battery Electrolyte Useful for a Rechargeable Alkaline Electrochemical Cell  
The invention provides an electrolyte composition which is adapted for use in a rechargeable alkaline electrochemical cell, and especially preferably adapted for use in a rechargeable manganese...
US20180078526 HETEROCYCLE ANALOGS OF CAI-1 AS AGONISTS OF QUORUM SENSING IN VIBRIO  
A structurally distinct and potent series of synthetic small molecule activators of Vibrio cholerae quorum sensing have been chemically synthesized. The small molecule activators reduce virulence...
US20180073930 SPHERICAL-MOTION AVERAGE RADIANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR  
A mean radiant temperature sensor is used to measure radiant heat exchange to determine comfort. Disclosed herein are a spherical-motion average radiant temperature sensor (SMART Sensor) device or...
US20180072751 SHMT Inhibitors  
The disclosure provides compounds of Formulae (I)-(IX). The disclosed compounds are capable of inhibiting a mammalian SHMT. Compounds of the disclosure have numerous uses, such as for treatment of...
US20180067270 SELF-ALIGNING DEFLECTOR DEVICE FOR TRANSMISSION LINE OFFSET CORRECTION  
Disclosed is a self-aligning mirror device for transmission line offset correction. The disclosed self-aligning mechanism automatically adjusts deflectors to couple radiation between two or more...
9913374 Printed electronics  
Printed electronic device comprising a substrate onto at least one surface of which has been applied a layer of an electrically conductive ink comprising functionalized graphene sheets and at...
9911574 Scanning probe lithography methods utilizing an enclosed sinusoidal pattern  
Provided among other things are a scanning electron microscope, scanning transmission electron microscope, focused ion beam microscope, ion beam micromachining device, or scanning probe...
9909989 Structures for enhancement of local electric field, light absorption, light radiation, material detection and methods for making and using of the same  
Microstructures and nanostructures (100) consisting of a substrate (110), an array of pillars (120) capped by metallic disc (130), metallic dots (clusters or granules) (140) disposed on the...
9908995 Multifunctional graphene-silicone elastomer nanocomposite, method of making the same, and uses thereof  
A nanocomposite composition having a silicone elastomer matrix having therein a filler loading of greater than 0.05 wt %, based on total nanocomposite weight, wherein the filler is functional...
US20180062393 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING WIND FORECASTING  
A system and method for performing novel wind forecasting that is particularly accurate for forecasting over short-term time periods, e.g., over the next 1-5 hours. Such wind forecasting is...
US20180058889 NANOWIRES INTEGRATION FOR REAL-TIME COMPENSATION  
A method is provided for measuring at least two flow properties of a fluid. The method includes providing at least two nanowires, the resistance of each nanowire varying based on a value of a...
US20180057577 Split Inteins, Conjugates and Uses Thereof  
Disclosed herein are split inteins, fused proteins of split inteins, and methods of using split inteins to efficiently purify and modify proteins of interest.
US20180047461 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SMALL, CLEAN, STEADY-STATE FUSION REACTORS  
According to some embodiments, a system for widening and densifying a scrape-off layer (SOL) in a field reversed configuration (FRC) fusion reactor is disclosed. The system includes a gas box at...
US20180046313 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...
US20180043168 VIBRATION-BASED SECURE SIDE CHANNEL FOR MEDICAL DEVICES  
According to some embodiments, a system for securing communications between an implantable wearable medical device (IWMD) and an external device (ED) is disclosed. The system includes a wireless...
9893354 Hyper-dendritic nanoporous zinc foam anodes, methods of producing the same, and methods for their use  
Disclosed are hyper-dendritic nanoporous zinc foam electrodes, viz., anodes, methods of producing the same, and methods for their use in electrochemical cells, especially in rechargeable...
9890182 Selective 1,2-hydrosilylation of terminally unsaturated 1,3-dienes using iron catalysts  
The present invention is directed to a selective and efficient process for the hydrosilylation of compounds containing terminally unsaturated 1,3-dienes using iron-based hydrosilylation catalysts....
US20180037526 TARGETED, METAL-CATALYZED FLUORINATION OF COMPLEX COMPOUNDS WITH FLUORIDE ION VIA DECARBOXYLATION  
Methods of preparing fluorinated compounds by carboxylative fluorination using fluoride are contained herein. Fluorinated compounds are provided. Methods of using fluorinated compounds are...
US20180036334 RNA CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF THEIR USE  
The present invention relates to a composition comprising an isolated, single stranded RNA molecule having a nucleotide sequence comprising 20 or more bases and a pattern of CpG dinucleotides...
9887356 3D printed active electronic materials and devices  
Disclosed is a process whereby diverse classes of materials can be 3D printed and fully integrated into device components with active properties. An exemplary embodiment shows the seamless...
9885806 Narrow-band frequency filters and splitters, photonic sensors, and cavities having pre-selected cavity modes  
Waveguides and electromagnetic cavities fabricated in hyperuniform disordered materials with complete photonic bandgaps are provided. Devices comprising electromagnetic cavities fabricated in...
9883682 Method and apparatus for pasteurizing shell eggs using radio frequency heating  
Radio frequency (RF) energy is used to quickly heat the yolk portion of a shell egg. An anode and corresponding cathode are applied to each individual egg. As the egg is selectively and...
US20180032896 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR QUANTUM INFORMATION PROCESSING AND COMPUTATION  
A quantum information processing system comprises a light source, a detector, at least one spatial light modulator and at least one optical lens. The light source is configured to provide a beam...
US20180029909 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.
9882167 Hybrid layers for use in coatings on electronic devices or other articles  
A method for protecting an electronic device comprising an organic device body. The method involves the use of a hybrid layer deposited by chemical vapor deposition. The hybrid layer comprises a...
US20180015449 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...
9865009 System and method for variable pricing of data usage  
A system and method for delivering variable pricing of data usage to a user device operated by a user is disclosed. The system includes a server configured with a usage monitor configured to...
9863975 Femtosecond laser excitation tagging anemometry  
An apparatus for the imaging of gaseous fluid motion is disclosed. The apparatus includes a sub-nanosecond pulsed laser. The sub-nanosecond pulsed laser is configured to cause a particle species...
US20180002379 METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF HIGHLY SPECIFIC NUCLEASES  
Disclosed herein are methods and compositions for identification of specific DNA binding domains for constructing highly specific nucleases, which allows for pristine genome editing.
US20170362654 BIOMARKERS OF OOCYTE QUALITY  
The present technology relates to biomarkers of oocyte quality and oocyte quality dealine, as well as methods in connection with such biomarkers, including method of determining the quality of an...
US20170355977 OPTOGENETIC TOOL FOR RAPID AND REVERSIBLE CLUSTERING OF PROTEINS  
A protein construct including a gene encoding a light-sensitive protein fused to at least one of either a low complexity sequence, an intrinsically disordered protein region (IDR), or a repeating...
US20170355615 P-TYPE TRANSPARENT CONDUCTING NICKEL OXIDE ALLOYS  
Disclosed herein is the formation of p-type transparent conducting oxides (TCO) having a structure of MgxNi1-xO or ZnxNi1-xO. These structures disrupt the two-dimensional confinement of individual...
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...