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US20170349447 MESOPOROUS METAL OXIDES, PREPARATION AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
This disclosure provides a unique approach for the synthesis of non-stoichiometric, mesoporous metal oxides with nano-sized crystalline wall. The as-synthesized mesoporous metal oxide is very...
US20170348104 Calcium Phosphate Polymer Composite and Method  
A bone-repair composite includes a core and a sheath. The core is a first primary unit including a combination of a first set of yarns coated with a calcium phosphate mineral layer. The first set...
US20170346433 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF OPTIMIZING OPERATION EFFICIENCY OF A MOTOR DRIVE  
Methods and systems of optimizing efficiency of a motor drive or generator are provided. The methods include measuring data corresponding to input power and output power of a motor drive or...
US20170328407 Force Sensing Sliding Bearing  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a sliding bearing system, comprising (a) a base plate, (b) one or more force measuring sensors, wherein each of the one or more force measuring...
9818383 Methods and systems for non-destructive analysis of objects and production of replica objects  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a method including rotating a rotatable surface with an object positioned thereon to a plurality of angular positions. The method also includes...
9817224 Methods and systems for Fourier ptychographic imaging  
In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a system for Fourier ptychographic microscopy, the system comprising (i) an image capture apparatus including an objective lens, (ii) at least one...
US20170324671 Enabling Resilient Microgrid Through Ultra-Fast Programmable Network  
Systems and methods for integrating ultra-fast programmable networks in microgrid are disclosed to provide flexible and easy-to-manage communication solutions, thus enabling resilient microgrid...
US20170320042 Mesoporous Metal Doped Cerium Oxide Catalyst  
A mesoporous metal doped cerium oxide catalyst is provided. The catalyst can contain nanotextured cerium oxide (CeO2) which can be utilized for hydrogen production or reformate gas purification in...
9808520 Rationally developed african swine fever attenuated virus strain protects against challenge with parental virus georgia 2007 isolate  
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is the etiological agent of a contagious, often lethal viral disease of domestic pigs. The control of African Swine Fever (ASF) has been hampered by the...
US20170313669 LACTONE COMPOUNDS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME  
Provided herein are lactone compounds and pharmaceutical compositions comprising said compounds. The subject compounds and compositions are useful as inhibitors of serine hydrolases, such as...
US20170303980 Natural Polymer-Based Porous Orthopedic Fixation Screw for Bone Repair and Regeneration  
A bone fixation device made of polysaccharide particles or microspheres fused into a solid structure is provided herein. The bone fixation device may be in the form of an orthopedic screw,...
US20170301809 DUAL WAVELENGTH IMAGING CELL ARRAY INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A semiconductor device is provided that includes an array of imaging cells realized from a plurality of layers formed on a substrate, wherein the plurality of layers includes at least one...
9790158 Substituted tropolone derivatives and methods of use  
The compositions and methods described herein relate generally to substituted tropolone derivatives, which, among other features, are useful as histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors.
US20170290864 MESENCHYMAL-LIKE STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS, METHODS AND USES THEREOF  
The disclosure provided herein relates generally to mesenchymal-like stem cells “hES-T-MiSC” or “T-MSC” and the method of producing the stem cells. The method comprises culturing embryonic stem...
9785789 Method and system for verification and authentication using optically encoded QR codes  
An optical security method for object authentication using photon-counting encryption implemented with phase encoded QR codes. By combining the full phase double-random-phase encryption with...
9783616 Regulating transplant rejection of donor and embryonic stem cell-derived tissues and organs  
The invention provides methods and cells for improved transplantation of donor transplants to subjects in need thereof.
9782791 High frequency uniform droplet maker and method  
Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed for producing substantially uniform droplets. The system includes a fluid reservoir vessel defining a fluid reservoir, a separation membrane at one end...
US20170284999 Metal Oxide Based Sensors for Sensing Low Concentration of Specific Gases Prepared by A Flame Based Process  
Improved sensor assemblies are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides improved and highly advantageous metal oxide based sensor assemblies configured to sense low...
PP28409 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
PP28408 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
PP28372 Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’  
A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with...
9755060 Fabrication methodology for optoelectronic integrated circuits  
A method of forming an integrated circuit employs a plurality of layers formed on a substrate including i) bottom n-type ohmic contact layer, ii) p-type modulation doped quantum well structure...
US20170249988 Reconfigurable Phase Change Device  
A reconfigurable phase change device with methods for operating and forming the same are disclosed. An example device can comprise a reconfigurable layer comprising a phase change material, and a...
9745751 Reinforced structural column system  
Improved structural column assemblies and related fabrication methods are provided. More particularly, the present disclosure provides improved systems/methods for the design and fabrication of...
US20170240680 BIO-REDUCIBLE SELF-ASSEMBLED LIQUID CRYSTALLINE BLOCK COPOLYMER FOR DRUG DELIVERY  
The disclosure provides biodegradable amphiphilic liquid crystalline copolymers that can readily self-assemble to nanoparticles in aqueous solutions and also allow for encapsulation of hydrophobic...
US20170239395 Gradient Porous Scaffolds  
The present invention provides gradient porous scaffolds for bone regeneration and osteochondral defect repair, methods for making such gradient porous scaffolds, and methods for using the...
US20170231135 Aronia Plant Named 'UCONNAM165'  
A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM165’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact, dense plants maturing to approximately 2 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Foliage is uniquely small...
US20170231133 Aronia plant named 'UCONNAM166'  
A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM166’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctly upright plant form, reaching a mature height between 4 to 5 feet. Vigorous but controlled plant...
US20170225746 ARTICLE WITH CONTROLLABLE WETTABILITY  
An article with controllable wettability includes a substrate and a layer of a composite material supported on the substrate. The layer has an exposed surface and the composite material includes...
US20170224799 IDENTIFICATION OF IMMUNOLOGICALLY PROTECTIVE NEO-EPITOPES FOR THE TREATMENT OF CANCERS  
Described herein are methods of identifying immunologically protective neo-epitopes from the cancer tissue DNA of cancer patients using biophysical principles as well as bioinformatics techniques....
9725698 Trophoblast-derived mesenchymal stem cells (T-MSCs) produced from human embryonic stem cells, methods and uses thereof  
The disclosure provided herein relates generally to mesenchymal-like stem cells “hES-T-MiSC” or “T-MSC” and the method of producing the stem cells. The method comprises culturing embryonic stem...
US20170222400 OPTOELECTRONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT  
A semiconductor device includes an n-type ohmic contact layer, cathode and anode electrodes, p-type and n-type modulation doped quantum well (QW) structures, and first and second ion implant...
US20170221995 SPLIT-ELECTRODE VERTICAL CAVITY OPTICAL DEVICE  
A split electrode vertical cavity optical device includes an n-type ohmic contact layer, first through fifth ion implant regions, cathode and anode electrodes, first and second injector terminals,...
US20170209436 ITRACONAZOLE ANALOGUES AND METHODS OF USE THEREOF  
Disclosed herein are analogues of itraconazole that are both angiogenesis and hedgehog signaling pathway inhibitors. The compounds are expected to be useful in the treatment of cancer,...
9707322 Gradient porous scaffolds  
The present invention provides gradient porous scaffolds for bone regeneration and osteochondral defect repair, methods for making such gradient porous scaffolds, and methods for using the...
9701911 Process for converting fats, oils and greases into fuels  
A method for producing a light oil fraction from plant-based and/or animal-based fats, oils or greases is disclosed. The method comprises introducing a feedstock including free fatty acids into a...
9698700 Predictive current control in bidirectional power converter  
A power converter can be controlled to generate a target output power. The control process may include obtaining a target current reference for the power converter, sensing an output current of...
9698457 Optoelectronic integrated circuitry for transmitting and/or receiving wavelength-division multiplexed optical signals  
A WDM transmitter and/or receiver optoelectronic integrated circuit includes a plurality of microresonators and corresponding waveguides and couplers that are integrally formed on a substrate. For...
US20170184788 OPTOELECTRONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITRY FOR TRANSMITTING AND/OR RECEIVING WAVELENGTH-DIVISION MULTIPLEXED OPTICAL SIGNALS  
A WDM transmitter and/or receiver optoelectronic integrated circuit includes a plurality of microresonators and corresponding waveguides and couplers that are integrally formed on a substrate. For...
US20170179684 DUAL WAVELENGTH HYBRID DEVICE  
A Dual-wavelength hybrid (DWH) device includes an n-type ohmic contact layer, cathode and anode terminal electrodes, first and second injector terminal electrodes, p-type and n-type modulation...
US20170178762 Graphene/Graphite Polymer Composite Foam Derived from Emulsions Stabilized by Graphene Kinetic Trapping  
The present disclosure provides advantageous graphene/graphite stabilized composites (e.g., graphene/graphite stabilized emulsion-templated foam composites), and improved methods for fabricating...
9685261 Formation of a transparent conductive film by interfacial graphene assembly  
Advantageous films and coatings (e.g., transparent conductive films), and improved methods for fabricating such films and/or coatings, are provided. The improved methods for fabricating...
9684193 Optical closed loop microresonator and thyristor memory device  
A semiconductor device that includes an optical resonator spaced from a waveguide structure to provide for evanescent-wave optical coupling therebetween. The optical resonator includes a closed...
9684192 Optical closed loop microresonator and thyristor memory device  
A semiconductor device that includes an optical resonator spaced from a waveguide structure to provide for evanescent-wave optical coupling therebetween. The optical resonator includes a closed...
US20170169733 MODULAR SURGICAL SIMULATION TRAINER AND METHODS OF USE  
The invention is directed to a modular surgical simulation trainer that makes use of anatomic surrogates placed within a housing to simulate a wide variety of various medical conditions including...
9680102 Formation of conjugated polymers for solid-state devices  
Disclosed herein is a facile process for the formation of conjugated polymers inside or outside assembled solid-state devices. One process generally involves applying a voltage to a device...
9679987 Fabrication methodology for optoelectronic integrated circuits  
A method of forming an integrated circuit employs a plurality of layers formed on a substrate including i) n-type modulation doped quantum well structure (MDQWS) structure with n-type charge...
US20170156652 SENSORS FOR ANALYTE DETECTION AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF  
Disclosed herein is a sensor comprising a conduit; the conduit comprising an organic polymer; a working electrode; the working electrode being etched and decorated with a nanostructured material;...
9669076 Albumin-free factor VIII formulations  
A Factor VIII composition formulated without albumin, comprising the following formulation excipients in addition to Factor VIII: 4% to 10% of a bulking agent selected from the group consisting of...
9657145 Metal ester polymer compositions, methods of manufacture, and uses thereof  
Disclosed are transition metal or group II metal ester polymers where the metal is an alkaline earth, transition metal or aluminum; methods of manufacture, and uses thereof. The metal ester...