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US20180198500 CODEBOOK FOR MULTIPLE-INPUT MULTIPLE-OUTPUT SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS USING SAME  
The present disclosure relates to a pre-5th-Generation (5G) or 5G communication system to be provided for supporting higher data rates Beyond 4th-Generation (4G) communication system such as Long...
US20180198185 NONUNIFORM CORRUGATED DIAPHRAGM FOR MEMS TUNERS AND ACTUATORS  
A cavity resonator tuning diaphragm comprising a plurality of inner corrugations, the plurality of inner corrugations having a first depth. An outer corrugation located between the plurality of...
US20180196051 Phosphoproteins in Extracellular Vehicles as Candidate Markers for Breast Cancer  
The state of protein phosphorylation and glycosylation can be key determinants of cellular physiology such as early stage cancer, but the development of phosphoproteins and/or glycoproteins in...
US20180195944 Methods of measuring structural and functional changes of a biomolecular composition  
This invention relates to a method for measuring viscosity of a fluid using particle diffusometry (PD). The method finds practical applications in detecting structural and functional changes of a...
US20180192993 PHOTOACOUSTIC PROBE  
Disclosed herein is a photoacoustic tomography (PAT) probe to direct light to various regions within the tissue of interest to improve image quality and remove cumbersome artifacts at their...
US20180188273 MASS SPECTRAL TISSUE ANALYSIS  
The invention generally relates to mass spectral analysis. In certain embodiments, methods of the invention involve analyzing a lipid containing sample using a mass spectrometry technique, in...
US20180185553 COLLAGEN COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE  
The present disclosure provides an engineered collagen composition comprising collagen, wherein the collagen composition is compressed to form a gradient of at least one physical property. Methods...
10014169 Ion focusing  
The invention generally relates to apparatuses for focusing ions at or above ambient pressure and methods of use thereof. In certain embodiments, the invention provides an apparatus for focusing...
10013511 System and method for energy usage accounting in software applications  
A method for generating an energy usage profile for a software program executed in a computing device includes generating a call trace of an executed system call, identifying a first power...
10012527 Method for weighing individual micro- and nano-sized particles  
A method for measuring mass of a micro- and nano-sized particle. The method includes placing the micro- or nano-sized particle on a resonator having an oscillator and a first and second...
10010616 Immunogenic compositions and reagents for preparing  
The invention described herein pertains to compounds and conjugates, to compositions, complexes and formulations comprising the compounds and/or conjugates, and to methods of use of the compounds,...
US20180182954 APPARATUS FOR SPIN INJECTION ENHANCEMENT AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A switching device is disclosed. The switching device includes a spin-orbit coupling (SOC) layer, a pure spin conductor (PSC) layer disposed atop the SOC layer, a ferromagnetic (FM) layer disposed...
US20180181471 PARALLEL PARTIAL REPAIR OF STORAGE  
A reconstruction may be divided into a set of partial operations and scheduled in parallel using a distributed protocol which overlays a reduction tree to aggregate the results. In addition, a...
US20180180611 RAPID CONCENTRATION, RECOVERY AND DETECTION OF PATHOGENS IN FOOD SAMPLES  
Methods for rapidly concentrating a food sample for efficient detection of bacteria are disclosed. A microfiltration approach followed by centrifugation was used to concentrate the cells with an...
US20180180466 NONLINEAR MASS SENSORS BASED ON ELECTRONIC FEEDBACK AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME  
A device and method for sensing including a sensor having a functional surface layer located to interact with a material to be sensed, the sensor having an output that produces a signal responsive...
10008375 Systems and methods for analyzing an extracted sample  
The invention generally relates to systems for analyzing a sample and methods of use thereof. In certain aspects, the invention provides systems that include an ionization probe and a mass...
10008374 Systems and methods for transfer of ions for analysis  
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for transferring ions for analysis. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a system for analyzing a sample including an ionizing...
10007592 Debugging non-deterministic embedded systems  
An embedded device includes a processor executing instructions from module(s) in a code memory. The instructions specify: reading data from two non-deterministic registers (NDRs) of different...
10004440 Enclosed desorption electrospray ionization probes and method of use thereof  
The invention generally relates to enclosed desorption electrospray ionization probes, systems, and methods. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a source of DESI-active spray, in which...
10003291 Hybrid surface magnet machine  
A hybrid electrical machine containing surface mounted magnets which includes a magnetically permeable cylindrically shaped stator assembly having at least one stator winding formed about a...
10000581 Therapeutic and imaging compositions and uses thereof  
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to polyrotaxanes comprising a poloxamer core and at least one cyclodextrin and methods for treating Niemann-Pick type C (NPC) and imaging...
10000505 Anti-cancer agents and preparation thereof  
Embodiments of the present invention provide, among other compounds, a family of spliceosome-inhibiting compounds that can be used as therapeutic anti-cancer agents. The compounds are synthesized...
10000432 Processes for the synthesis of chiral 1-alkanols  
The invention relates to highly enantioselective processes for the synthesis of chiral 1-alkanols via Zr-catalyzed asymmetric carboalumination of alkenes.
10000384 Method of laser direct synthesis of graphene  
A method of forming single and few layer graphene on a quartz substrate in one embodiment includes providing a quartz substrate, melting a portion of the quartz substrate, diffusing a form of...
9999369 Laser-scribed ferrogel sensor with magnetic particles  
A method of making a sensor includes depositing a layer of hydrogel over a substrate, the hydrogel configured to change thickness or volume in response to a selected condition and including a...
9997599 MOS-based power semiconductor device having increased current carrying area and method of fabricating same  
A semiconductor device includes a substrate, a drift region, a source region, a gate region, a drain contact and a base region. The substrate is doped with a first dopant type. The drift region is...
US20180158239 SKETCH-BASED 3D MODELING SYSTEM  
A sketch-based 3D modeling system, comprising a computer processing unit, a digital memory, and an electronic display, the computer processing unit and the digital memory configured to receive a...
US20180154006 LIGAND IONOPHORE CONJUGATES  
The invention described herein pertains to ligand-ionophore conjugates, that may also comprise a linked therapeutic agent or imaging agent, and pharmaceutical compositions containing the...
US20180153926 POLYMER LUNG SURFACTANTS  
Disclosed herein are fully synthetic polymer-based lung surfactant materials, for the first time, as next generation SRT. In vitro studies on these polymer lung surfactants show that the candidate...
9992382 Color table compression  
In some examples, a print cartridge includes a memory device comprising quantized coefficients derived from a compression of a difference table including a plurality of difference nodes in which...
9989677 Ultra-thin, planar, plasmonic metadevices  
An ultra-thin planar device is used for arbitrary waveform formation on a micrometer scale, regardless of the incident light's polarization. Patterned perforations are made in a 30 nm-thick metal...
9988402 Amine-boranes bearing borane-intolerant functionalities  
Disclosed herein is the preparation of functional group containing amine-boranes from the corresponding amines. The mild reaction conditions allow for the direct preparation of several hitherto...
9987188 Method and system for body weight support  
A body weight support (BWS) system is disclosed. The BWS system includes a harness coupled to a plurality of cables, wherein the harness is worn by a subject, an actuator for each of the plurality...
US20180148709 COMPOSITES MATERIAL WITH SUSPENDED PARTICLES AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
An intermediate composite capable of transferring a biological or chemical material to be patterned on a surface. The intermediate composite includes a hydrogel, and particles suspended in the...
US20180148708 COMPOSITES MATERIAL WITH SUSPENDED PARTICLES AND METHOD OF USING THE SAME  
An intermediate composite capable of transferring a biological or chemical material to be patterned on a surface. The intermediate composite includes a hydrogel, and particles suspended in the...
US20180148679 Liquefaction of cellulose-containing feedstocks  
A method for producing a pumpable slurry from a cellulose-containing feedstock is presented herein.
US20180147286 BONE FRACTURE REPAIR BY TARGETING OF AGENTS THAT PROMOTE BONE HEALING  
Aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to compounds for targeting and healing bone fractures. Some of these compounds include a negatively charged oligopeptide comprising an acidic...
9982540 Interwoven channels for internal cooling of airfoil  
An apparatus and method for passing fluid flow through at least a portion of a blade of turbomachinery, such as a gas turbine or the like. The fluid flow is directed through a plurality of flow...
US20180145621 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REDUCING DC-LINK OSCILLATIONS  
In an example embodiment, a method of controlling an electric machine includes obtaining an estimated position waveform, the estimated position waveform being based on a position of a rotor of the...
US20180141996 CELL-COLLAGEN-SILICA COMPOSITES AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME  
Soluble, self-assembling collagens derived from tissues are extensively characterized such that one can predict and customize the final collagen-fibril matrix with respect to fibril microstructure...
9977859 Digital holographic method of measuring cellular activity and of using results to screen compounds  
Motility contrast imaging (MCI) is a depth-resolved holographic technique to extract cellular and subcellular motion inside tissue. The holographic basis of the measurement technique makes it...
9975885 Broad-spectrum non-covalent coronavirus protease inhibitors  
This invention pertains to materials and methods for the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection and the control of zoonotic disease outbreaks using broad-spectrum non-covalent...
9975768 Hydrogen purification systems for PEM fuel cells  
A system for generating and purifying hydrogen. To generate hydrogen, the system includes inlets configured to receive a hydrogen carrier and an inert insulator, a mixing chamber configured to...
US20180132891 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PERFORMING A SURGICAL PROCEDURE  
Systems and methods for performing surgical procedures. Such a system includes a cannula having a tubular body and a distal end is sized and configured to be inserted into a body cavity. The...
9970878 Higher order structured dyes with enhanced optical features  
Organic dyes that are covalently bonded multimers or higher order symmetrical structures where one or more dye units may optionally contain deuterium substitutions are disclosed. The disclosed...
9969964 Disease-on-a-chip  
The invention generally relates to a cell culture system for coculturing non-neoplastic and neoplastic cells on a planar member which more faithfully mimics the in vivo geometry of a lumen or a...
9969108 Method of forming a cellulose nanocrystalline film  
A method is provided for forming a substantially uniaxially-oriented, high content cellulose nanocrystal film. The method includes providing a plant-biomass-based suspension of cellulose...
9968692 Nanobubbles  
The present invention provides a nanobubble comprising a continuous outer shell, the outer shell comprising a cross-linked polymeric material, an inner wall of the continuous outer shell and a...
9968141 Sensing garments  
The invention generally relates to sensing garments.
US20180129864 CULTURE IMAGING SYSTEM  
A system for the characterization of a colony of microorganisms includes a coherent light source configured to provide coherent light of one or more wavelengths along a common optical path. A...