Patents and Patent Applications from University of Dayton Research Institute


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9709040 Reconfigurable skin system based on spatially targeted activation of shape memory polymers  
Reconfigurable skin systems may include a multi-cellular structure, in which individual cells are filled with a shape memory polymer having conductive chains of conductive particles embedded or...
9676627 Growth of silicon and boron nitride nanomaterials on carbon fibers by chemical vapor deposition  
Methods of growing boron nitride nanotubes and silicon nanowires on carbon substrates formed from carbon fibers. The methods include applying a catalyst solution to the carbon substrate and...
9545675 Nonmetallic tools for removing flexibilized epoxy gap filler materials, and methods for removing the gap filler materials  
Nonmetallic tools such as rotary bits, circular blades, and scything tools are described that may be suitable for removing cured flexibilized epoxy gap-filler materials from gaps between soft...
US20170011290 ON-CHIP TRAINING OF MEMRISTOR CROSSBAR NEUROMORPHIC PROCESSING SYSTEMS  
An analog neuromorphic circuit is disclosed having resistive memories that provide a resistance to an input voltage signal as the input voltage signal propagates through the resistive memories...
9474143 Systems and methods for generating complex vectorial optical fields  
A vectorial optical field generator includes a radiation source a modulator surface, a first quarter wave plate, a second quarter wave plate, and an output plane. The radiation source emits an...
US20160298986 PERSISTENT COLOR CHANGE INDICATOR  
A persistent color change liquid indicator includes a backing layer, a penetration layer, and a reaction layer. The backing layer has an indication color. The penetration layer includes a liquid...
US20160284400 ANALOG NEUROMORPHIC CIRCUIT IMPLEMENTED USING RESISTIVE MEMORIES  
An analog neuromorphic circuit is disclosed, having input voltages applied to a plurality of inputs of the analog neuromorphic circuit. The circuit also includes a plurality of resistive memories...
9451339 Sensor communication system for metal enclosures  
A sensor transmitter for communicating wirelessly a presence of a condition within a metal enclosure includes a power supply, at least one sensor where each sensor senses a presence of a...
9403112 Graphene oxide filters and methods of use  
A system and device for filtering fluids using graphene oxide (GO) is provided. GO-based filters may be used for the efficient removal of microorganisms from organic and aqueous liquids and may be...
US20160218341 LITHIUM BATTERIES HAVING ARTIFICIAL SOLID ELECTROLYTE INTERPHASE MEMBRANE FOR ANODE PROTECTION  
A rechargeable lithium battery includes a lithium anode, a cathode, and a separator interposed between the lithium anode and the cathode. The separator includes a porous polymer soaked with a...
9371451 Deposition of nanocrystalline calcite on surfaces by a tissue and cellular biomineralization  
Disclosed are articles comprising layered nanocrystalline calcite and methods for forming nanocrystalline calcite layers and compositions comprising nanocrystalline calcite layers.
9364537 Transition metal porphyrin complexes and methods of treatment using same  
A porphyrin of general formula (I) having a transition metal (II) cation in its core and one or two mono-, di-, tri-, tetra- or penta-halophenyl groups and two or three pyridyl groups in the 5,...
US20160055929 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING COMPLEX VECTORIAL OPTICAL FIELDS  
A vectorial optical field generator includes a radiation source a modulator surface, a first quarter wave plate, a second quarter wave plate, and an output plane. The radiation source emits an...
US20160051676 TRANSITION METAL PORPHYRIN COMPLEXES AND METHODS OF TREATMENT USING SAME  
A porphyrin of general formula (I) having a transition metal (II) cation in its core and one or two mono-, di-, tri-, tetra- or penta-halophenyl groups and two or three pyridyl groups in the 5,...
US20150355309 TARGET TRACKING IMPLEMENTING CONCENTRIC RINGLETS ASSOCIATED WITH TARGET FEATURES  
Systems, methods, and computer product for identifying and tracking an object of interest from an image capturing system based on a plurality of features associated with the object of interest....
US20150345010 METHODS OF MAGNETICALLY ENHANCED PHYSICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION  
Methods for magnetically enhanced physical vapor deposition are disclosed. The methods include providing a magnetically enhanced vapor deposition device defining a vapor deposition chamber, having...
US20150329360 GROWTH OF SILICON AND BORON NITRIDE NANOMATERIALS ON CARBON FIBERS BY CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION  
Methods of growing boron nitride nanotubes and silicon nanowires on carbon substrates formed from carbon fibers. The methods include applying a catalyst solution to the carbon substrate and...
9178255 Lithium-air cells incorporating solid electrolytes having enhanced ionic transport and catalytic activity  
Liquid-free lithium-air cells are provided which incorporate a solid electrolyte having enhanced ionic transport and catalytic activity. The solid electrolyte is positioned between a lithium anode...
9177185 Passive wireless sensors for chemical and biological agents and wireless systems including the passive wireless sensors  
Wireless sensors for detection of an analyte may include a sensor receiving antenna configured to receive interrogation pulses having an interrogation frequency, a DC converter, a relaxation...
US20150266730 METHOD OF GENERATING HYDROGEN FROM THE REACTION OF STABILIZED ALUMINUM NANOPARTICLES WITH WATER AND METHOD OF FORMING STABILIZED ALUMINUM NANOPARTICLES  
A method of generating hydrogen gas from the reaction of stabilized aluminum nanoparticles with water is provided. The stabilized aluminum nanoparticles are synthesized from decomposition of an...
9143687 Method of analyzing motion blur using double discrete wavelet transform  
A method of processing a motion blurred image from an imaging device to recover a latent sharp image. The method includes capturing a motion blurred image signal through the imaging device,...
9109354 Rapid assembly of a modular structure  
A modular structure formed by panels is disclosed, having a center compartment and first and second side compartments coupled to the opposing sides of the center compartment. Each panel of the...
9099758 Lithium-air cell incorporating lithium aluminum germanium phosphate cathode  
A lithium-air cell is provided which incorporates a cathode comprised of a lithium aluminum germanium phosphate (LAGP) glass-ceramic material for facilitating an oxygen reduction reaction. The...
US20150215684 SENSOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR METAL ENCLOSURES  
A sensor transmitter for communicating wirelessly a presence of a condition within a metal enclosure includes a power supply, at least one sensor where each sensor senses a presence of a...
US20150213884 PARTITIONED RESISTIVE MEMORY ARRAY  
A resistive memory array partitioned into a plurality of memory units is disclosed. Each memory unit includes a plurality of resistive memory elements, a plurality of row lines, a plurality of...
9055178 Single-shot high dynamic range imaging  
A method for generating a high dynamic range image. An image is captured using a Bayer pattern color filter array to generate raw pixel sensor data for the image. The pixel sensor data is...
9012710 Fuel compositions containing an isomerized component of a single carbon number and methods of preparing the fuel compositions  
Fuel compositions containing an isomerized component of a single carbon number may contain at least 97 wt. %, based on the total weight of the fuel composition, of an isomerized component...
9011572 Method of generating hydrogen from the reaction of stabilized aluminum nanoparticles with water and method of forming stabilized aluminum nanoparticles  
A method of generating hydrogen gas from the reaction of stabilized aluminum nanoparticles with water is provided. The stabilized aluminum nanoparticles are synthesized from decomposition of an...
US20150101325 RECONFIGURABLE SKIN SYSTEM BASED ON SPATIALLY TARGETED ACTIVATION OF SHAPE MEMORY POLYMERS  
Reconfigurable skin systems may include a multi-cellular structure, in which individual cells are filled with a shape memory polymer having conductive chains of conductive particles embedded or...
9000866 Varactor shunt switches with parallel capacitor architecture  
A parallel capacitor varactor shunt switch device may include a shunt layer, a coplanar waveguide (CPW) layer, and a tunable thin film dielectric layer that is interposed between the shunt layer...
8974904 Aligned carbon nanotubes for dry adhesives and methods for producing same  
A nanocomposite dry adhesive. The nanocomposite dry adhesive includes a substrate; and an array of vertically aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes or vertically aligned multi-walled carbon...
US20150059367 ACTIVE CHARGE CONTROL METHODS FOR VAPOR CYCLE REFRIGERATION OR HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS  
Vapor compression systems are supplemented with a charge control loop that includes a discharge control valve, a transfer pump, and a mass storage vessel configured to add or remove refrigerant to...
8957817 Miniaturized and reconfigurable CPW square-ring slot antenna including ferroelectric BST varactors  
A coplanar waveguide (CPW) square-ring slot antenna for use in wireless communication systems is miniaturized and reconfigurable by the integration of ferroelectric (FE) BST (barium strontium...
US20150020463 RAPID ASSEMBLY OF A MODULAR STRUCTURE  
A modular structure formed by panels is disclosed, having a center compartment and first and second side compartments coupled to the opposing sides of the center compartment. Each panel of the...
8922873 Compact narrow bandwidth tunable source  
Tunable light sources having a single optical parametric generation (OPG) source that results in an amplified, narrow bandwidth seed beam and methods of tuning therewith are disclosed. The tunable...
8895105 Receptor-catalyst growth process for carbon nanotubes  
A method of growing carbon nanomaterials on a substrate wherein the substrate is exposed to an oxidizing gas; a seed material is deposited on the substrate to form a receptor for a catalyst on the...
US20140199777 GRAPHENE OXIDE FILTERS AND METHODS OF USE  
A system and device for filtering fluids using graphene oxide (GO) is provided. GO-based filters may be used for the efficient removal of microorganisms from organic and aqueous liquids and may be...
US20140196489 ENERGY-OPTIMIZED CYCLE CONTROL OF TIME-VARIANT LOADS FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT OF VAPOR COMPRESSION SYSTEMS  
Control methods for vapor compression systems and multiple-load vapor compression systems having one or more refrigeration loops include selecting a desired set-point temperature range for a load...
US20140062666 PASSIVE WIRELESS SENSORS FOR CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS AND WIRELESS SYSTEMS INCLUDING THE PASSIVE WIRELESS SENSORS  
Wireless sensors for detection of an analyte may include a sensor receiving antenna configured to receive interrogation pulses having an interrogation frequency, a DC converter, a relaxation...
8624118 Water-soluble polymer coating for use on electrical wiring  
A water-soluble polymer coating for application to electrical wiring used in aircraft and other electrical structures is provided. The coating includes a water-soluble polymer such as polyvinyl...
US20130342953 HIGH VOLTAGE NON-COPLANAR INTERDIGITATED VARACTOR  
A high voltage varactor that provides a large tuning ratio and a high DC biasing capability includes a non-coplanar interdigitated structure having a stacked structure with a plurality of...
US20130342289 VARACTOR SHUNT SWITCHES WITH PARALLEL CAPACITOR ARCHITECTURE  
A parallel capacitor varactor shunt switch device may include a shunt layer, a coplanar waveguide (CPW) layer, and a tunable thin film dielectric layer that is interposed between the shunt layer...
US20130330833 GRAPHENE OXIDE FILTERS AND METHODS OF USE  
A system and device for filtering fluids using graphene oxide (GO) is provided. GO-based filters may be used for the efficient removal of microorganisms from organic and aqueous liquids and may be...
US20130272809 NONMETALLIC TOOLS FOR REMOVING FLEXIBILIZED EPOXY GAP FILLER MATERIALS, AND METHODS FOR REMOVING THE GAP FILLER MATERIALS  
Nonmetallic tools such as rotary bits, circular blades, and scything tools are described that may be suitable for removing cured flexibilized epoxy gap-filler materials from gaps between soft...
US20130271616 METHOD OF ANALYZING MOTION BLUR USING DOUBLE DISCRETE WAVELET TRANSFORM  
A method of processing a motion blurred image from an imaging device to recover a latent sharp image. The method includes capturing a motion blurred image signal through the imaging device,...
8551456 Combination therapy and methods for treating bacterial biofilms  
A combination therapy for treating a bacterial biofilm comprises a therapeutically effective amount of an antibiotic comprising an aminoglycoside or tetracycline, or a combination of two or more...
US20130251968 Deposition of Nanocrystalline Calcite on Surfaces by a Tissue and Cellular Biomineralization  
Disclosed are articles comprising layered nanocrystalline calcite and methods for forming nanocrystalline calcite layers and compositions comprising nanocrystalline calcite layers.
8536299 Rigid-rod copolymer compositions and the polymeric fibers fabricated from those compositions for enhanced flame resistance  
Rigid-rod copolymer compositions incorporating PBO (poly(p-phenylenebenzobisoxazole)), DiOH-PBO (poly(2,5-dihydroxy-1,4-phenylenebenzobisoxazole), DiOH-PBI...
US20130141295 MINIATURIZED AND RECONFIGURABLE CPW SQUARE-RING SLOT ANTENNA INCLUDING FERROELECTRIC BST VARACTORS  
A coplanar waveguide (CPW) square-ring slot antenna for use in wireless communication systems is miniaturized and reconfigurable by the integration of ferroelectric (FE) BST (barium strontium...
US20130109893 FUEL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING AN ISOMERIZED COMPONENT OF A SINGLE CARBON NUMBER AND METHODS OF PREPARING THE FUEL COMPOSITIONS  
Fuel compositions containing an isomerized component of a single carbon number may contain at least 97 wt. %, based on the total weight of the fuel composition, of an isomerized component...
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