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US20190348710 SOLID-STATE ELECTROLYTES AND BATTERIES MADE THEREFROM, AND METHODS OF MAKING SOLID-STATE ELECTROLYTES  
Method of making solid-state electrolyte with composition formula Li7-xLa3Zr2-xBixO12. The method includes making a polymerized complex of the metal-ions of the composition formula, and making an...
US20190348536 Cascade Tunneling Field Effect Transistors  
A tunnel field-effect transistor (TFET) includes a fin, an insulator layer, and at least one gate. The fin has a doped first region, a doped second region, and an interior region between the first...
US20190348266 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR RELAY IONIZATION  
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for relay ionization of a sample. In certain aspects, the invention provides systems that include an ion source that generates ions, a sample...
US20190347770 METHOD OF PROCESSING AN IMAGE  
A non-transitory computer-readable medium encoded with a computer-readable program, which when executed by a processor, will cause a computer to execute a computational method, the computational...
US20190347393 WEARABLE HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD USING HUMAN BODY COMMUNICATION  
A communication interference rejection system comprising a relatively low-impedance voltage mode driver output which receives a signal from a sensor, the sensor near a user's skin, a receiver...
US20190346830 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED GEOMETRIC SHAPE DEVIATION MODELING FOR ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
A method for providing a 3D shape model for a new process in an additive manufacturing system includes receiving an unoptimized 3D model of one or more shapes based on a first process (P1);...
US20190345609 GRAPHENE PRODUCTION USING PLASMA-ENHANCED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION  
A method of growing graphene at low temperature on a substrate. The method includes placing a substrate with a layer of cobalt deposited thereon in a plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition...
US20190344482 ULTRA-STRETCHABLE ELECTRICAL AND HEAT CONDUCTIVE ARRANGEMENT  
A wearable accessory capable of communicating data to actuators or from sensors is disclosed. The wearable accessory includes a conductor wire disposed in a moldable medium according to a...
US20190344277 Micro-Fluidic System Using Micro-Apertures for High Throughput Detection of Cells  
A microfluidic detection system for micrometer-sized entities, such as biological cells, includes a detector component incorporating a plate with a plurality of opening, the plate separating two...
10476487 Electronic comparison systems  
An electronic comparison system includes input stages that successively provide bits of code words. One-shots connected to respective stages successively provide a first bit value until receiving...
10472500 Chitosan biopolymer and chitosan biopolymer based triboelectric nanogenerators  
The present disclosure generally relates chitosan-based biopolymers and chitosan biopolymer film based triboelectric nanogenerators generating voltage and current using the triboelectric effect....
10472372 HIV-1 protease inhibitors and uses thereof  
Various embodiments relate to a compound of the formula (I): wherein X, X1, R1—R4 and R7 are defined herein, as well as pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of the formula (I) and...
10471286 Systems and methods for improving efficiency of firefighting robots  
A system and method suitable for improving the efficiency of a firefighting robot by managing a water supply in a hose coupled thereto is provided. The system includes a robot capable of...
US20190336758 PREVENTION OF REFLUX INDUCED LARYNGOSPASM  
Systems and techniques can prevent reflux induced laryngospasm and the pathologies resulting therefrom, including (but not limited to) sudden death in epilepsy (SUDEP) and sudden infant death...
10468326 Metamaterial systems and methods for their use  
Metamaterial systems capable of exhibiting changes in thermal conductivities in response to an external control or input, as well as methods relating thereto. The metamaterial systems include...
10468151 High optical transparent two-dimensional electronic conducting system and process for generating same  
Hybrid transparent conducting materials are disclosed with combine a polycrystalline film and conductive nanostructures, in which the polycrystalline film is “percolation doped” with the...
US20190331598 SURFACE-PLASMON OPTO-MAGNETIC FIELD ENHANCEMENT FOR ALL-OPTICAL MAGNETIZATION SWITCHING  
A magneto-plasmonic nanostructure is disclosed. The structure includes a substrate, and a magneto-plasmonic stack, comprising a nano-sized plasmonic resonator, a nanomagnet, and a capping layer,...
US20190331590 SMARTPHONE LENS SYSTEM ATTACHMENT  
An imaging system for a smartphone includes a housing configured to rigidly attach to a handheld smartphone device. The system further includes an arm extending from the housing, wherein the arm...
US20190331392 METHOD OF MODIFYING TEMPERATURES OF MULTIPLE OBJECTS AND APPARATUS THEREFOR  
Methods and apparatuses for transferring heat to and from multiple objects. Such a method entails placing objects in a vessel that contains a heat transfer fluid so that the objects contact the...
US20190330154 ARYL ISONITRILES AS A NEW CLASS OF ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOUNDS  
The present invention provides aryl isonitrile compounds that have antibacterial properties. More specifically, the aryl isonitrile compounds of the present invention are potent inhibitors of drug...
US20190328728 CO-SPRAY DRYING OF CIPROFLOXACIN AND COLISTIN AND THE USES THEREOF  
The present disclosure generally relates to a combination dry powder inhaler (DPI) formulation of Ciprofloxacin and Colistin through co-spray drying, particularly to a co-sprayed colistin and...
US20190328669 CO-SPRAY DRYING OF MEROPENEM AND COLISTIN AND THE USES THEREOF  
The present disclosure generally relates to a process for manufacturing a dry powder composition, particularly to a co-sprayed colistin and meropenem dry powder inhaler for the treatment of...
US20190327963 NON-IRRITATING ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE  
Certain embodiments of the invention relate to antimicrobial emulsions for use as surface disinfectants, oral cleansers, wound dressings, agricultural and industrial sanitizers. The emulsions may...
10460219 Generating an object map from a plurality of binary images  
In an example, a method is described that includes dividing an input image into a plurality of strips, where each strip is smaller than a whole of the input image. A plurality of binary images is...
10457653 Adenylyl cyclase inhibitors for chronic pain and opioid dependence  
This present application disclosed a series of selective adenylyl cyclase 1 (AC1) inhibitors, compounds having a formula or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, as a pain therapeutic. Those...
10456910 Educational systems comprising programmable controllers and methods of teaching therewith  
Systems and methods for hands-on training of students. Such a system includes one or more programmable controllers configured to interact with one or more external devices. Each programmable...
US20190327450 PUBLIC SAFETY CAMERA IDENTIFICATION AND MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A system for determining a travel path, including a network of at least one camera, a communication hub coupled to the network of at least one camera, at least one electronic communication device,...
US20190326597 METHODS OF MAKING ELECTRODES, ELECTRODES MADE THEREFROM, AND ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE CELLS UTILIZING THE ELECTRODES  
Method of making interconnected layered porous carbon sheets with porosity within the carbon sheets and in-between the carbon sheets for use as an electrode. Method of making a metal-nanoparticle...
US20190325550 GRAPHICS ENERGY PROFILING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method for profiling energy usage in graphics user interface (UI) update in handheld mobile devices is disclosed. The method includes mapping the pixel changes of each frame to a responsible UI...
US20190324513 System and Method for Energy Profiling Asynchronous API Calls  
A method for profiling energy usage of invoking an application programming interface (API) by an application in a computing device. The method includes obtaining source code for the API, modifying...
US20190322910 METHODS OF ADHERING IN AN AQUEOUS ENVIRONMENT  
Embodiments of this invention relate to methods of adhering in an aqueous environment. More specifically, embodiments of this invention relate to use of a copolymer mimics of mussel adhesive...
US20190322832 METHOD OF CONVERTING PLASTIC WASTE INTO USEFUL STOCK  
Methods of recovery of pristine polymers and hydrocarbon mixtures from a sorted waste feedstock or mixtures of waste feedstock, which are with or without organic additives are disclosed. The...
10451556 Metal-antibody tagging and plasma-based detection  
An apparatus and method for characterizing a target, e.g., microbial samples or biological toxins, includes labeling the target with a biomolecular recognition construct and measuring an...
10450349 Multivalent fibronectin-integrin binding compositions and methods of use thereof  
The invention provides multivalent fibronectin-integrin binding compositions and methods of use thereof. In certain embodiments, the invention provides peptide compositions that include at least...
10450247 Method of producing hydrocarbons from methane  
A method for producing hydrocarbons and hydrogen from methane. The method includes packing a catalyst comprising platinum, bismuth and a support material into a reactor; introducing a reactant...
10449174 Aryl isonitrile compounds as a new class of potent, broad-spectrum antifungal compounds  
Invasive fungal infections present a formidable global public health challenge due to the limited number of approved antifungal agents and the emergence of resistance to the frontline treatment...
US20190319267 METHODS OF MAKING ELECTRODES, ELECTRODES MADE THEREFROM, AND ELECTROCHEMICAL ENERGY STORAGE CELLS UTILIZING THE ELECTRODES  
Method of making interconnected layered porous carbon sheets with porosity within the carbon sheets and in-between the carbon sheets for use as an electrode. Method of making a metal-nanoparticle...
US20190318662 BREASTFEEDING SIMULATION SYSTEM  
A breastfeeding simulation system (BSS). The BSS includes a breast prosthesis having a pliable nipple, and a baby mannequin configured to interface with the breast prosthesis, the baby mannequin...
US20190317022 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DETECTING CONTAMINANTS  
A system including a first container, wherein the first container includes a sample. The system includes a second container, wherein the second container comprises a reagent. Additionally, the...
US20190315023 DYNAMIC LOAD-ABSORBING MATERIALS AND ARTICLES  
A compound for protection of an object from a blast or shock wave. The compound include a matrix material and at least a first and second sets of inclusions in the matrix material that differ in...
US20190314502 TARGETED ANTIMICROBIAL PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY  
The present application relates generally to a method and a composition matter that provides a rapid and potent antimicrobial photodynamic inactivation (aPDI) of pathogenic bacteria that express...
US20190313955 MULTISCALE MICRODEVICES WITH NANOPILLARS FOR CHRONICALLY IMPLANTED DEVICES  
Disclosed herein is an antifouling device for large, nonplanar optical surfaces. The device can be used as marine or implantable applications that has nested multiscale features for active and...
10444434 Optical coupler having segmented waveguides for coupling electromagnetic field  
A semiconductor photonic device includes a substrate, facet(s), and optical coupler(s) associated with the facet(s). Each optical coupler can couple an electromagnetic field incident on the...
10442966 Polylactic acid adhesive compositions and methods for their preparation and use  
New adhesives and methods for preparing them are disclosed that include polylactic acid irradiated with gamma radiation, such as by a Co60 source. Irradiation times are used that improve the...
10441493 Mobility device  
A mobility device for assisting an individual with limited or altered mobility due to a leg injury or condition. The mobility device includes a rod that defines a longitudinal axis of the mobility...
US20190310716 Method and System for Hand Pose Detection  
A method for hand pose identification in an automated system includes providing depth map data of a hand of a user to a first neural network trained to classify features corresponding to a joint...
US20190307608 DRAINAGE DEVICES HAVING SELF-CLEARING AND FLOW RESISTANCE CONTROL CAPABILITIES, AND MICROACTUATORS FOR USE THEREWITH  
Drainage devices have a self-clearing capability for reducing obstructions and a controllable flow restriction capability for controlling drainage flow, and microactuators for providing such...
10439250 Solid-state electrolytes and batteries made therefrom, and methods of making solid-state electrolytes  
Method of making solid-state electrolyte with composition formula Li7-xLa3Zr2-xBixO12. The method includes making a polymerized complex of the metal-ions of the composition formula, and making an...
10438688 Dock derived compound against laminin receptor (37 LR) and uses thereof  
An in silico screening method generated compounds that are against laminin receptor 37LR and their anti-cancer functions in prostate cancer cell lines are disclosed herein. A group of derivatives...
10436780 Multi-site particle sensing system  
A particle sensing system which includes a plurality of micro-lenses which focus light from an unfocused or loosely focused light source onto a corresponding plurality of focus regions on a...