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9794016 Systems and methods for processing space-multiplexed optical signals  
In one embodiment, an optical system for processing space-multiplexed optical signals includes an input fiber that propagates multiple spatially-separated optical signals, a photonic signal...
9791938 System and methods of camera-based fingertip tracking  
Systems and methods for camera-based fingertip tracking are disclosed. One such method includes identifying at least one location of a fingertip in at least one of the video frames, and mapping...
9781936 Compositions, methods of making a composition, and methods of use  
Embodiments of the present disclosure, in one aspect, relate to compositions including a copper/silica nanocomposite and a polymer, methods of making a composition, methods of using a composition,...
US20170285618 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTEGRATED ROBUST ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS HYPER-CUSTOMIZATION  
Disclosed are systems, methods and computer-readable medium for developing a custom design for a prosthetic for a residual limb comprising: measuring, using a scanning apparatus, a usable...
9778404 Achromatic holographic phase masks, methods, and applications  
A phase converting device capable of use over a broad wavelength range, which may be used for optical beam transformations and combining, conversion of resonator and waveguide modes, correction of...
US20170274268 INTERACTIVE EXERCISE DEVICES AND SYSTEMS  
In accordance with at least one aspect of this disclosure, an exercise device can include a body configured to be gripped by a user, wherein the body is configured to be used for exercise, at...
9758379 Large scale oxidized graphene production for industrial applications  
Existing methods of producing high quality graphene/graphite oxides are generally accomplished by exfoliating graphite into flakes and oxidizing the graphite flakes with strong oxidizers under...
US20170254780 METHOD OF FORMING SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE TAG-BASED GAS SENSORS  
A method for fabricating a sensor system includes providing a surface acoustic wave (SAW) tag on a substrate including a detector bank of reflectors at one end to generate a detector SAW...
US20170251246 COMPUTER NETWORK PROVIDING REDUNDANT DATA TRAFFIC CONTROL FEATURES AND RELATED METHODS  
A computing device may include a memory and a processor cooperating therewith to receive a plurality of data streams from at least one data source to be relayed to different destinations on...
9748416 Optical detector apparatus, method, and applications  
An optical device including a shaped electrode on a substrate thereof utilizes total internal reflection to provide improved transmission of electromagnetic radiation (‘light’) to the substrate...
9740031 Incoherently-induced coherent perfect absorption (CPA) apparatus, method, and applications thereof  
A thin film photonic structure that enables segregation of the effective absorption of the thin film and its intrinsic absorption while substantially eliminating bandwidth restrictions. In the...
US20170233607 DUST AND MOISTURE RESISTANT COATING COMPOSITIONS, METHODS AND RELATED COATED ARTICLES  
A dust resistant and moisture resistant coating composition includes within a solvent that is generally an aqueous solvent: (1) a first component that is chemically condensable with itself and...
9730902 Polyamine transport inhibitors as novel therapeutics  
Novel polyamine transport inhibitors have been synthesized and demonstrated to block the uptake of native polyamines into human cancer cells. A combination therapy of the transport inhibitor and...
US20170228587 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HUMAN POSE ESTIMATION IN UNCONSTRAINED VIDEO  
A system and method for estimating a sequence of human poses in an unconstrained video. In the present invention, a unified two stage, tree-based, optimization problem is solved for which an...
9725395 Heterogeneous metal-free catalyst  
The inventive concepts disclosed and/or claimed herein relate generally to catalysts and, more particularly, but not by way of limitation, to a heterogeneous, metal-free hydrogenation catalyst...
9722427 Modular inverter system  
A system connected to an AC power grid having an AC phase signal includes an inverter module including a first inverter coupled to a DC voltage, actuated based on the AC phase signal. The first...
US20170214217 SURFACE-EMITTING RING-CAVITY QUANTUM CASCADE LASER WITH RING-SHAPED PHASE SHIFTER AND RELATED METHODS  
A ring-cavity surface emitting quantum cascade laser (RCSE-QCL) may include a ring-shaped active region having first and second opposing facets. One of the first and second opposing facets may...
US20170212470 METHOD FOR FORMING A MULTIPLE CHARGE GENERATING PHOTOREFRACTIVE POLYMER COMPOSITE FOR HOLOGRAM WRITING  
A photorefractive (PR) polymer composite (310) is provided that includes a charge transporting polymer (CTP) matrix (311) and a photosensitizer (312) comprising a quantum dot (QD) material (314)...
US20170202795 SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS OF STAT3 WITH ANTI-TUMOR ACTIVITY  
The present invention concerns compounds, compositions containing these compounds, and methods of using these compounds and compositions as inhibitors of Stat3 signaling, Stat3 dimerization,...
9709366 Layered energetic material having multiple ignition points  
An energetic material having thin, alternating layers of metal oxide and reducing metal is provided. The energetic material may be provided in the form of a sheet, foil, cylinder, or other...
9708257 Photoacid compositions having extended lifetime of proton dissociation state  
A photoacid includes a nucleophilic (NuH) moiety having a photodissociable proton, an electron accepting (EA) moiety, and a bridge structure (X) bonded to both the NuH moiety and EA moiety...
US20170197900 HETEROGENEOUSLY CATALYZED CHEMICAL REDUCTION OF CARBON DIOXIDE  
The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to the reduction of carbon dioxide by heterogeneous catalysis. More particularly, but not by way of limitation, the...
9705283 Diffused channel semiconductor light sources  
A semiconductor vertical resonant cavity light source includes an upper mirror and a lower mirror that define a vertical resonant cavity. A first active region is within the vertical resonant...
9701542 Mechanochemical synthesis of hexagonal OsB2  
The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to hexagonal osmium boride, OsB2, and methods of producing the same. In one non-limiting embodiment, hexagonal OsB2 is...
9696476 Volume Moiré Bragg gratings in a photosensitive material  
Complex spectral and angular diffractive optical elements in photosensitive materials based on Moiré pattern are proposed and demonstrated. The process is based on the recording of multiple volume...
9691167 Systems, apparatus and methods for collecting and storing raw scan data and software for performing data processing, image reconstruction and interpretation  
Systems, apparatus and methods for collecting, storing, processing, reconstructing, and interpreting raw scan data from a medical diagnostic imaging scan. Raw data after a scan such as a Computed...
9690784 Culturally adaptive avatar simulator  
An avatar interaction system that solicits the end user to provide a cultural profile and automatically filters or translates responses through the avatar in a manner compatible with the cultural...
US20170167899 MULTICORE OPTICAL FIBER APPARATUS, METHODS, AND APPLICATIONS  
Fiber optic sensors based on multicore optical fibers that are intended for use in harsh environment sensing. This multicore fiber comprises an arrangement of optically coupled cores in a silica...
US20170165318 METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A CT20 PEPTIDE  
Disclosed herein are compositions comprising a CT20 peptide and methods of using the disclosed compositions to treat cancers expressing chaperonin containing TCP (CCT).
9680132 Display device and optical film  
A display device including a substrate, a light absorption layer, an optical matching layer, a first transparent electrode, a light emitting layer, and a second transparent electrode is provided....
9679500 Physical-virtual patient bed system  
A patient simulation system for healthcare training is provided. The system includes one or more interchangeable shells comprising a physical anatomical model of at least a portion of a patient's...
US20170155095 DISPLAY DEVICE AND OPTICAL FILM  
A display device including a substrate, a light absorption layer, an optical matching layer, a first transparent electrode, a light emitting layer, and a second transparent electrode is provided....
US20170153373 Achromatic Holographic Phase Masks, Methods, and Applications  
A phase converting device capable of use over a broad wavelength range, which may be used for optical beam transformations and combining, conversion of resonator and waveguide modes, correction of...
9665796 System and method for visual correlation of digital images  
A system and method for determining if a first image and a second image are correlated images includes partitioning a first image and a second image into a plurality of corresponding pixel...
9664945 Display apparatus  
A display apparatus including a display panel, a first polarizer and a second polarizer is provided. The display panel includes a pixel array substrate, an opposite substrate and a display medium....
US20170139238 Incoherently-Induced Coherent Perfect Absorption (CPA) Apparatus, Method, and Applications Thereof  
A thin film photonic structure that enables segregation of the effective absorption of the thin film and its intrinsic absorption while substantially eliminating bandwidth restrictions. In the...
9650606 Method of co-culturing mammalian muscle cells and motoneurons  
The invention provides a method of co-culturing mammalian muscle cells and mammalian motoneurons. The method comprises preparing one or more carriers coated with a covalently bonded monolayer of...
US20170118980 SILICA-BASED ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTIFUNGAL NANOFORMULATION  
A silica-based nanoformulation and method is used to treat citrus canker, inhibit the growth of mold and mildew, and add nutrients to soil used for agricultural purposes. The...
9629822 Flavonoid based antiviral targets  
The present invention relates to novel compounds for modulating US28 receptor activity and methods for their use in preventing or treating US28 receptor-mediated disorders or conditions.
9624154 Heterogeneously catalyzed chemical reduction of carbon dioxide  
The presently disclosed and/or claimed inventive concept(s) relates generally to the reduction of carbon dioxide by heterogeneous catalysis. More particularly, but not by way of limitation, the...
9623082 Methods and compositions for natural killer cells  
The application provides new compositions and methods for stimulating the production of natural killer (NK) cells in a subject. NK cells can be selectively expanded with a combination of...
US20170099842 SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF ANTIMICROBIAL NON-COLOR FORMING SILVER-SILICA NANOCOMPOSITE  
The present invention relates to, inter alia, a composition, a nanocomposite material, and a method for preparing the nanocomposite material. The nanocomposite material includes: a...
9620298 Nanofeatured electrodes and energy storage coaxial cables therefrom  
A method of fabricating electrodes having protruding nanofeatures includes growing metal oxide nanofeatures on a metal or metal alloy wire using a heat treatment in an oxidizing environment. An...
9612164 Low-profile wireless passive resonators for sensing  
A resonator for sensing a physical or an environmental parameter includes a support having a top surface that provides a ground plane, and a polymer-derived ceramic (PDC) element positioned on the...
US20170091394 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING HEALTH CARE PATIENT RECORD DATA  
A method for managing health care patient record data including: associating, by a processor, native health care patient record data of a first patient stored in a database to a plurality of data...
US20170089571 PEROVSKITE CATALYSTS ENHANCED COMBUSTION ON POROUS MEDIA  
The effects of different perovskite catalysts, catalytic active materials with a crystal structure of ABO3, on matrix stabilized combustion in a porous ceramic media are explored. Highly porous...
9605267 Compositions and methods for genetic constructs  
In an aspect, the invention relates to compositions and methods for genetic constructs. This abstract is intended as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art and is not...
9604923 Small molecule inhibitors of STAT3 with anti-tumor activity  
The present invention concerns compounds, compositions containing these compounds, and methods of using these compounds and compositions as inhibitors of Stat3 signaling, Stat3 dimerization,...
9604885 Synthesis and processing of ultra high hardness boron carbide  
A super-hard material is a late transition metal doped B4C ceramic. The lightweight ceramics can display Vickers Hardness in excess of 45 GPa. Transition metals, such as Ni, Co, Rh, and Pd can be...
9601902 Optical signal amplification  
A method of optical signal amplification. Incident photons are received at a photodetector including a doped semiconductor biased by a power source. The photons generate a change in a reflective...