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Nanosuspensions of CBD for developing water dispersible formulationsGold/Lanthanide Nanoparticle Conjugates and Their Use in Targeted Disease Treatment (PDF)
A portfolio of patents aimed at disease treatment.
Reference Number: 8009
Compositions and Methods for Detecting Bacteria (PDF)
A fast, cost effective way to identify bacteria and other organisms.
Reference Number: 8020
Microfluidic Flow Assay for Measuring Hemostatic Phenotypes (PDF)
A microfluidic flow assay is a method for measuring the propensity to form a blood clot
Reference Number: 10004
Increased Lipid Accumulation and Carbohydrate Synthesis in Strains of Microalgae (PDF)
Modified microalgae that produce high levels of lipids and starch
Reference Number: 11020
Use of Endogenous Promoters in Genetic Engineering of Nannochloropsis gaditana (PDF)
The genome sequence and protocols for genetic manipulation for Nannochloropsis gaditana, a microalga that has high lipid and biomass production
Reference Number: 12007
Optical Alignment Deformation Spectorscopy (PDF)
A microfluidic device and method for high-throughput measurement of cell deformation
Reference Number: 12012
Plasma-Based Flow Assay for Measuring Trombin and Fibrin Generation (PDF)
A microfluidic plasma-based flow assay for measuring thrombin and fibrin generation
Reference Number: 12031
Delivery of Therapeutic Antibodies from Biodegradable Polymer Scaffolds (PDF)
A direct delivery system for the administration of therapeutic antibodies
Reference Number: 13011
Wrist Gimbal Rehabilitation Device (PDF)
A low-cost device to assess and improve wrist and forearm motor function
Reference Number: 14041
MALDI Lipid Profiling to Identify Bacteria using Unique Catalysts (PDF)
An improved method to rapidly identify bacteria using MALDI mass spectrometry.
Reference Number: 15022
Magnetic-Field Driven Colloidal Microbots Employing Wall-Based Propulsion (PDF)
Magnetic-field driven colloidal microbots for interventional procedures in the cardiovascular system
Reference Number: 15031
Controlled Precipitation of Biomimetic Apatites via in situ Mineralization of an Organic Polymeric Matrix (PDF)
The controlled and tunable precipitation of biological apatites within a polymeric support substrate.
Reference Number: 15038
Chitosan-Calcium Phosphate Composite as Odontoinductive Dental Fillings (PDF)
New, easy to apply dental filling with regenerative properties.
Reference Number: 18024
Antimicrobial Biopolymer Formation from Sodium Alginate and Algae Extract Using Aminoglycosides (PDF)
An inexpensive wound treatment polymer.
Reference Number: 19019
Nanosuspensions of CBD for developing water dispersible formulations (PDF)
This application discloses a novel composition and a method of “water soluble” CBD.
Reference Number: 20038
Airborne Delivery of Microrobots (PDF)
Method to use microbots to treat and diagnose lung diseases.
Reference Number: 22010
Gesture-Controlled Robotic Feedback (PDF)
An improved physical therapy method.
Reference Number: 22011
Drug delivery via contact lenses and similar ophthalmic devices (PDF)
Control release of drugs through contact lenses with vitamin E diffusion barriers.
Reference Number: 22014
Tool and Method for Material Mechanical Property Estimation (PDF)
A method of monitoring construction projects in real time using plate strain measurements.
Reference Number: 14037
Computer Science and Quantum Computing
Method for Signal and Image Processing with Lattice Gas Processes (PDF)
A method to use quantum and classical computing to enhance signals and images.
Reference Number: 7015
Three-Dimensional Gaze Control of Robots for Navigation and Object Manipulation (PDF)
A control system to guide robots for navigation and object manipulation that uses 3D eye tracking.
Reference Number: 15005
Autonomous Robotic Laparoscope Based On Eye Tracking (PDF)
An autonomous control framework for robotic laparoscope using eye tracking.
Reference Number: 15006
Generating access control policies using supervised classification and/or unsupervised clustering (PDF)
Method by which access control is strengthened using various algorithms depending on the preference.
Reference Number: 18043
Quantum Machine Learning Using RFQA Quantum Optimization (PDF)
A new, noise tolerant method of quantum optimization.
Reference Number: 20005
S3Key: A Spoof-Proof Smart Key System (PDF)
A new smart key system for added security at a low cost and effort.
Reference Number: 20016
Error-Divisible Quantum Gates (PDF)
A simple method by which additional signals are added into parametrically driven couplers in quantum computing systems to instantaneously cancel unwanted terms, leading to error-divisible quantum gates.
Reference Number: 21017
Tunable Capacitor for Superconducting Qubits (PDF)
An improvement of the performance of superconducting qubits.
Reference Number: 21018
Efficient Sparse Irregular Geophysical Data Acquisition Design (PDF)
A new ergodic theory and acquisition design workflow which leads to a new generation of low-cost geophysical data acquisitions.
Reference Number: 22001
Environment and Water
Methods and Compositions for Treatment of Subsurface Contaminants (PDF)
Simple method to help treat soil contaminants.
Reference Number: 5010
Methods to Radiolabel Natural Organic Matter (PDF)
Method to radiolabel natural organic matter by reduction with tritiated borohydride.
Reference Number: 6010
Thermoelectric Irrigation Module (PDF)
A control module that activate sprinkler bases on ambient temperature and soil temperature and humidity.
Reference Number: 16037
Lunar Thermal Mining (PDF)
A method to extract water ice from the regolith near the poles of the Moon.
Reference Number: 18025
Hydrothermal technology for decontamination and mineralization PFAS (PDF)
A decontamination method by which perfluoro- and polyfluoroalkyl compounds are neutralized.
Reference Number: 19023
Materials and Polymers
High Modulus Polymer Composites (PDF)
A method of producing high molecular weight filled polymeric matrices that have desirable physical characteristics
Reference Number: 5001
Acidic Ion Exchange Membrane (PDF)
An acidic ion exchange membrane with very high proton conductivity
Reference Number: 10012
Polylactide-Graft-Lignin Copolymers (PDF)
Methods to produce renewable polyactide-graft-lignin blends and copolymers
Reference Number: 12020
Near Zero Coefficient of Thermal Expansion Beta-Eucryptite Without Microcracking (PDF)
A method to produce doped Beta-eucryptite that does not display the normal problem of microcracking
Reference Number: 12023
Solubilizing Imide Precursors for Poorly Soluble Polymers (PDF)
A method for making polyimides and other rigid conjugated polymers via soluble amide-ester precursors.
Reference Number: 13002
Polyamide Blends of Varying Renewable Content (PDF)
A method to produce blended polymers that have different renewable carbon content and a suite of high performance properties.
Reference Number: 13007
Alumina-Rich Glasses (PDF)
A low-temperature method for making aluminum rich glasses that have high chemical durability and mechanical properties close that are to sapphire single crystals
Reference Number: 13027
Hybrid Additive Manufacturing Method (PDF)
A hybrid additive manufacturing method that allows for precise deposition of various photo curable resins.
Reference Number: 15040
Decarburaized Self-Piercing Rivet (PDF)
A self-pierce rivet that improves industrial performance through processing and alloy design.
Reference Number: 17006
Functionalized Poly(diallylpiperidinium) and its copolymers for use in ion conducting applications (PDF)
A method to synthesize various membranes for conductivity under a variety ofconditions.
Reference Number: 17028
Mechanical Stiffening of Wurtzite Piezoelectrics by Boron Nitride Doping (PDF)
New material with improved piezoelectric qualities.
Reference Number: 17044
New Method of Functionalizing Fluoropolymers with Acidic Side Chains Exhibiting Improved Properties (PDF)
A new fluoropolymer reaction that uses metal hydrides for several structural advantages.
Reference Number: 17047
Superelastic ferroelastic ceramics (PDF)
A method to synthesize superelastic ferroelastic ceramics that absorb and release vast quantities of mechanical energy and can do so across very wide temperature ranges.
Reference Number: 18012
Three-Dimensional Mineralization Printer (PDF)
A printer for biomineral materials.
Reference Number: 18050
Identification of Defects in Metal During Continuous Casting (PDF)
A method to monitor steel quality in real time
Reference Number: 19027
Four Stage Shearing of AA1xxx Aluminum (PDF)
A method to increase the strength of aluminum alloys through simple means.
Reference Number: 19051
Method of Making Anhydrous Metal Chalcogenides (PDF)
An improved method of making anhydrous metal sulfides (MSx) from a Lithium catalyst.
Reference Number: 20039
Multi-Principal Element Alloy (MPEA) Braze Filler for Repair of Ni-Base Superalloys (PDF)
New material for high-temperature application of materials.
Reference Number: 22016
Mining and Minerals
Process to Recycle End of Life Cadmium Telluride Modules and Manufacturing Scrap (PDF)
A novel method for recycling of thin film Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic modules at the end of their life.
Reference Number: 11024
Cavitating Water Jet Hard Rock Dredge Mining System (PDF)
A way to incorporate high-pressure cavitating waterjets within a rotary cutter head
Reference Number 13028
Pressure Oxidation of Enargite Concentrates (PDF)
A method to separate copper and arsenic at moderate temperatures and pressures
Reference Number 14011
De-Zincing Zinc-Coated Metals (PDF)
An electrochemical method to dezinc zinc-coated metals
Reference Number 14012
Purification of Yttrium Using Iminodiacetic Acid Resin (PDF)
A method to separate yttrium from heavy rare earth mixtures
Reference Number 14015
Pneumatic Mine Dust Sampling Instrument (PDF)
A hand-held coal and rock dust sampling devise suited to collect consistent mine dust samples
Reference Number 15034
Methods and Devices for Recovery of Rare Minerals Including Ancylite (PDF)
An economical way to separate ancylite from ore.
Reference Number: 16001
Modified Hot-Dip Galvanize Coatings with Low Melting Temperature (PDF)
A new steel processing method to reduce costs and allow for novel products.
Reference Number: 16051
Selective Sulfation Roasting of NdFeB Magnet Waste (PDF)
Treatment of magnet waste to recover rare earth metals in an efficient manner.
Reference Number: 17027
Compounds, Methods, And Systems for Beneficiation of Rare Earth Elements by Flotation and Gravity Concentration (PDF)
A new method to recover rare earth minerals from ores.
Reference Number: 19037
Advanced Systems and Methods for Leaching Rare Earths from Ore Field (PDF)
A new method for recovery of rare earth elements.
Reference Number: 21011
Magnetite Ore Pelletizing Compositions, Devices, Systems, and Methods Using Automotive Paint Sludge as a Binder (PDF)
Recycling paint sludge to use as a binder for iron pellet production.
Reference Number: 22005
Oil and Gas
Downhole Tools and Methods for Selectively Accessing a Tubular Annulus of a Wellbore (PDF)
A downhole tool that selectively opens and closes an axial/lateral bore of a tubular string positioned in a wellbore
Reference Number: 10015
Method and Apparatus for Testing Tubular Annular Seal (PDF)
A method to directly test the hydraulic annular seal of casing without the use of a cement bond log.
Reference Number: 13019
Casing Section Rotation Method and Apparatus (PDF)
An apparatus and method improve the cement seal at the bottom of surface casing during drilling operations.
Reference Number: 15015
Characterization of Water/Oil/Gas Emulsions and Foams Using Low Field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (PDF)
A method to characterize the emulsion properties in oil and gas producing wells at downhole condition or pipelines
Reference Number: 15025
Downhole Tractor (PDF)
A tool to help drilling horizonal and plugged wells.
Reference Number: 18037
Backsweep Lift (PDF)
An intermittent gas lift system for liquid loaded horizontal wells.
Reference Number: 19050
Photovoltaics and Spectroscopy
All-Optically Prepared and Controlled Nematic Liquid Crystal Light Valve (PDF)
A nematic liquid crystal light valve that acts as an optical switch that controls the intensity of a light beam.
Reference Number: 4002
Fiber-Focused Diode-Bar Optical Trapping for Microfluidic Flow Manipulation (PDF)
A method to isolate and examine individual particles in dynamic microfluidic systems.
Reference Number: 7010
High-Throughput Optical Deformability Measurement (PDF)
Use of cell dynamics to identify diseases.
Reference Number: 8015
Spatially Chirped Pulses for Femtosecond Laser Ablation through Transparent Materials (PDF)
A method for micromachining high aspect ratio features in thick media using temporal focusing of spatially chirped femtosecond laser pulses.
Reference Number: 10011
Interferometric Characterization for Divergence and Spatial Chirp (PDF)
A spectral interferomic method to optimize intensity-localization in spatio-temporally focused ultrafast beams.
Reference Number: 15010
Integrated Single Grating Compressor for Variable Pulse Front Tilt in Simultaneously Spatially and Temporally Focused Systems (PDF)
A multipass chirped pulse amplification system for simultaneous spatially and temporal focusing.
Reference Number: 15012
Aberration Correction for Atom Probe Tomography (PDF)
A method to more accurately image atomic structure.
Reference Number: 18027
Single Shot Spatial Frequency Modulation Imaging (SPIFI) (PDF)
A new measuring technique in advance manufacturing which improves accuracy and allows measurement in real time.
Reference Number: 21034
Palladium Alloy Membranes for Use in Hydrogen Separation (PDF)
Palladium alloy membranes for hydrogen separation that are resistant to poisoning by sulfide compounds
Reference Number: 6001
Unsupported Palladium Alloy Membranes (PDF)
A cost-effective method to produce thin, durable, support-free palladium and palladium alloy membranes
Reference Number: 8002
Multilayer Sulfur-Resistant Composite Metal Membranes (PDF)
A new metal membrane for hydrogen chemistry.
Reference Number: 8006
Use of Immobilized Heteropoly Acids and the Use of the Same for Electrode Stabilization and Enhancement (PDF)
New membrane chemistry for fuel cells.
Reference Number: 8011
Stable Catalyst Layers for Hydrogen Permeable Composite Membranes (PDF)
A hydrogen permeable membrane that is stable over a broad temperature range
Reference Number: 10007
A High Efficiency, Reversible Flow Battery System for Energy Storage (PDF)
A solid oxide fuel battery for high efficiency energy storage
Reference Number: 11007
Reactor Unit Control System for Space and Terrestrial Applications (PDF)
A reactor unit control system for small space reactors.
Reference Number: 11021
Electrochemical Devise for Synthesis Gas and Liquid Fuel Production (PDF)
A method for creating liquid fuels from carbon dioxide and water using a solid oxide electrolytic cell.
Reference Number: 13015
Nonstoichiometric Perovskite-Type Oxides for Solar Thermal Fuels Production (PDF)
Characterization of promising nonstoichiometric-perovskite-type oxide catalysts for solar thermochemical fuel productions
Reference Number: 13023
Triple Conducting Cathode Material for Intermediate Temperature Protonic Ceramic Electrochemical Devices (PDF)
A novel perovskite-type multicomponent compound that displays high electrochemical performance at intermediate temperatures
Reference Number: 15016
Ammonia Synthesis at Moderate Conditions (PDF)
The synthesis of ammonia at moderate temperatures and pressures using a membrane reactor
Reference Number 15028
Production of Alkali Sulfide Cathode Materials for Next Generation Rechargeable Batteries (PDF)
A method to produce hierarchically structured alkali sulfide cathode materials.
Reference Number: 16020
Ammonia Synthesis Using a Catalytic Nitrogen Selective Membrane (PDF)
The Technology uses a metallic membrane for nitrogen separation and subsequent reaction with hydrogen to produce ammonia at moderate conditions.
Reference Number: 17005
High Efficiency Solid OxideHigh Efficiency Solid Oxide Fuel Cell – IC Engine Hybrid Power System Fuel Cell – IC Engine Hybrid Power System (PDF)
A method for producing a power system using a combination of systems for greater efficiencies and costs savings.
Reference Number: 18022
Catalytic Membrane Reactor (PDF)
A method by producing membrane with catalyst placed such that several advantages are gained.
Reference Number: 19028
Dual-Spiral Channel Architecture for Planar-Stack Electrochemical Devices (PDF)
New configuration of an electric producing device.
Reference Number: 19042
YSZ Supported Catalyst (PDF)
A catalyst to continuously produce ammonia using a gas with nitrogen and hydrogen.
Reference Number: 20001
Membrane coupled catalytic reactor for reactive conversion of carbon dioxide and small alkanes to light olefins and high-value products (PDF)
A process to convert alkanes to high value products.
Reference Number: 20032
Protonic ceramic fuel cell system (PDF)
A novel, highly efficient fuel cell system to generate power.
Reference Number: 20041
Electrode interlayers for proton-conducting ceramic electrochemical devices (PDF)
Fabrication method of fuel cells to greatly reduce performance degradation.
Reference Number: 21032
Generation of Ammonia/Hydrogen Mixtures for Clean Combustion (PDF)
Substitution of NH3/H2 mixture for a variety of fuel applications
Reference Number: 22019
Non-Destructive acoustic sensing to determine gas hydrates integrity in enclosed containers (PDF)
Simple, accurate method to determine gas hydrate integrity.
Reference Number: 22026
System for and Method of Monitoring Properties of a Fluid Flowing Through a Pipe (PDF)
A method to use vibrations to deduce fluid properties.
Reference Number: 8025
Wave-Equation Migration Velocity Analysis using Image Wrapping (PDF)
A method to construct velocity models for imaging the interior of the Earth
Reference Number: 11009
Using Seismic Wavefields to Monitor Geological Targets (PDF)
A method to image geological mediums using seismic wavefields
Reference Number: 13009
Tailoring the Optical Gap and Absorption Strength of Silicon Quantum Dots (PDF)
Silicon-based quantum dots (SiQDs) with an organic surface functional that have improved electronic and optical properties.
Reference Number: 14024
Surface Relaxivity Calculations using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Measurement (PDF)
A method to determine the surface relaxivity on unconventional rock formations
Reference Number: 15002
Boron Containing Organic/Hybrid Materials for Scintillation and Neutron Detection (PDF)
A low cost detector materials for both neutron and gamma particles.
Reference Number: 15017
10B Enriched Plastic Scintillators for Application in Thermal Neutron Detection (PDF)
A novel formulation of a scintillator.
Reference Number: 17045
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