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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE41587 Polythiophenes, block copolymers made therefrom, and methods of forming the same August 24, 2010
The present invention relates to polythiophenes, particularly regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophenes) (HT-PATs), block copolymers made therefrom, and their methods of formation. The present invention provides HT-PATs with well-defined, specific end-groups, functionalization of
RE40813 Polythiophenes, block copolymers made therefrom, and methods of forming the same June 30, 2009
The present invention relates to polythiophenes, particularly regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophenes) (HT-PATs), block copolymers made therefrom, and their methods of formation. The present invention provides HT-PATs with well-defined, specific end-groups, functionalization of
8589709 Systems and methods for managing power consumption and performance of a processor November 19, 2013
Processor-management techniques that purposely alternate a processor between an operating state and a non-operating state while the processor is executing the workload. The techniques leverage the "ultra-low-power" non-operating states of many processors to provide predictable power
8584099 Apparatuses and methods for producing runtime architectures of computer program modules November 12, 2013
Apparatuses and methods for producing run-time architectures of computer program modules. One embodiment includes creating an abstract graph from the computer program module and from containment information corresponding to the computer program module, wherein the abstract graph has
8578483 Systems and methods for preventing unauthorized modification of an operating system November 5, 2013
Systems and methods are provided for preventing unauthorized modification of an operating system. The system includes an operating system comprised of kernel code for controlling access to operation of a processing unit. The system further includes an enforcement agent executing at a hig
8566699 Intent-based information processing and updates October 22, 2013
In various embodiments, a method for processing a user request is provided. The method may include receiving input data from a user including at least natural language associated with a user request; analyzing the user input data with an intermediary agent; selecting at least one for
8293530 Method and apparatus for manufacturing plasma based plastics and bioplastics produced therefrom October 23, 2012
A method of making a bioplastic, and a bioplastic produced thereby, by using human plasma in which human plasma is clotted, either dried through its gel phase or dried and powdered, and processed into a bioplastic with the addition of at least one plasticizer followed by forming and heat
8290761 Method and apparatus for rapidly modeling and simulating intra-die statistical variations in int October 16, 2012
A method and system for rapidly modeling and simulating intra-die variations in an integrated circuit are disclosed. In one embodiment, each logic gate in an integrated circuit has a characteristic to be simulated, where the characteristic of the gate is a function of one or more par
8289659 Systems and methods for magnetic head element translation October 16, 2012
Systems and methods for controlling the position of a magnetic head element and/or the magnetic head element to media spacing in a data storage device. At least one microactuator is embedded in a hard disk drive slider laterally displaced from the magnetic head element. Activation of
8288508 Universal grignard metathesis polymerization October 16, 2012
Universal Grignard Metathesis (GRIM) reactions which provide access to conjugated polymers by GRIM methods. A method comprising: providing an unsaturated ring compound comprising at least two halogen ring substituents, providing an organomagnesium reagent comprising an organomagnesiu
8273823 Atom transfer radical polymerization in microemulsion and true emulsion polymerization processes September 25, 2012
The invention is directed to a microemulsion polymerization comprising adding a polymerization catalyst precursor, such as a transition metal complex in the higher of two accessible oxidation states, an ATRP initiator, and an organic solvent to an aqueous solution to form an emulsion
8268630 Differential preconcentrator-based chemical sensor stabilization September 18, 2012
Sensor devices and sensing methods are provided. A sensor device is provided two flow channels, each comprising a sensor, and analyte flow is alternated between the two channels such that the sensors alternately serve as a sensor and a reference, thereby increasing accuracy of the se
8263043 Cellular labeling and quantification for nuclear magnetic resonance techniques September 11, 2012
The disclosure provides, in part, a method for quantifying cell numbers in vivo. The disclosure comprises a method of quantifying labeled cells by nuclear magnetic resonance techniques and a computer method for the same.
8259286 Lithography and associated methods, devices, and systems September 4, 2012
An apparatus for forming an energy pattern on a target, comprising a projector including a first row of spaced-apart energy outlets arranged in a first pattern, a second row of spaced apart energy outlets arranged in a second pattern, wherein the first pattern is different than the s
8259101 Sketch-based design system, apparatus, and method for the construction and modification of three September 4, 2012
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for sketch-based design, construction, and modification of three-dimensional geometry, including a computer drawing system, comprising a two dimensional input device, a display device, and a processor connected to the input device and the display dev
8252880 Atom transfer dispersion polymerization August 28, 2012
The present disclosure describes a two-step batch dispersion polymerization process for the preparation of substantially uniformed-sized functional (co)polymer particles. The first step of the process includes polymerizing at least one first radically (co)polymerizable monomer by a f
8246541 Real-time microdialysis system August 21, 2012
Microdialysis systems and methods that enable self-diagnostic functions for microdialysis, including continuous monitoring of diffusion, convection, and osmosis, as well as providing intelligent flow rate control, to mitigate variability in analyte recovery. The microdialysis system
8243397 Micromachined electrothermal rotary actuator August 14, 2012
The present disclosure is directed to a micromachined rotary actuator constructed of a central portion and an outer portion at least partially surrounding the central portion and separated from the central portion by an in-plane gap. A plurality of arms are each connected at one end to t
8235368 Fine positioner module August 7, 2012
A fine positioner module is used to perform fine positioning of a device that is pressing against a work surface. In some embodiments, the fine positioner module includes a contact member for making contact with a work surface, a position adjustor for using the contact member to move
8227610 Compositions and methods for producing cellular labels for nuclear magnetic resonance techniques July 24, 2012
The disclosure provides, in part, compositions of perfluoro polyether compounds and associated methods for producing cellular labels for tracking cells by MRI and methods for labeling, detecting and quantifying cell numbers in vivo.
8227566 Polythiophenes, block copolymers made therefrom, and methods of forming the same July 24, 2012
The present invention relates to polythiophenes, particularly regioregular head-to-tail poly(3-alkylthiophenes) (HT-PATs), block copolymers made therefrom, and their methods of formation. The present invention provides HT-PATs with well-defined, specific end-groups, functionalization
8211557 Binary anisotropy media July 3, 2012
A magnetic microstructure comprising (i) a magnetic storage layer having a magnetic easy axis perpendicular to a film plane of the storage magnetic layer; (ii) a magnetic assist layer having a magnetic easy axis in the film plane; and (iii) a phase transition interlayer between the m
8206631 Methods of making dry adhesives June 26, 2012
Dry adhesives and methods of making dry adhesives including a method of making a dry adhesive including applying a liquid polymer to the second end of the stem, molding the liquid polymer on the stem in a mold, wherein the mold includes a recess having a cross-sectional area that is
8206537 Method for forming a conducting multi-polymer nanostructure June 26, 2012
A method for forming a conducting multi-polymer nanostructure. The method includes forming a first conducting polymer nanostructure on a first electrode of a template, forming a second conducting polymer nanostructure on a second electrode of the template, and transferring the first
8198655 Regular pattern arrays for memory and logic on a semiconductor substrate June 12, 2012
An integrated circuit comprising both memory and logic wherein at least one layer of the integrated circuit is fabricated using a common grating pattern for both memory and logic is described. In one embodiment, the integrated circuit comprises a substrate, an active layer, and a gate
8192922 Method of optical fabrication of three-dimensional polymeric structures with out of plane profil June 5, 2012
A method of optical fabrication comprises coating a substrate with a photocuring material, controlling the application of light to the photocuring material so as to control the intensity and pattern of the light both in-plane and out of plane, and developing the photocuring material.
8179241 Vehicle-use visual field assistance system in which information dispatch apparatus transmits ima May 15, 2012
A camera of a ground-based information dispatch apparatus captures a blind-spot image, showing a region that is a blind spot with respect to a vehicle driver. A vehicle-mounted camera captures a forward-view image corresponding to the viewpoint of the driver, and the forward-view image
8176786 Methods, apparatuses, and systems for damage detection May 15, 2012
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for damage detection and for other detection of the state of a structure or material. Such damage detection and detection of the state of a structure may be performed and operated without the use of baseline data. The present invention may operate using
8162925 Robot for minimally invasive interventions April 24, 2012
Rather than trying to immobilize a living, moving organ to place the organ in the fixed frame of reference of a table-mounted robotic device, the present disclosure teaches mounting a robot in the moving frame of reference of the organ. That task can be accomplished with a wide variety
8155938 Method and apparatus for sampling and predicting rare events in complex electronic devices, circ April 10, 2012
The invention provides methods for enhancing circuit reliability under statistical process variation. For highly replicated circuits such as SRAMs and flip flops, a rare statistical event for one circuit may induce a not-so-rare system failure. To combat this, the invention discloses the
8150037 Apparatus and method for secure, user-friendly deployment of information April 3, 2012
A method of securely deploying information to a device includes placing a device into a shielded structure and exchanging timing messages between a keying device located inside the shielded structure and a beacon located outside of the shielded structure. The shielded structure is closed
8148539 Cyanine dye labelling reagents April 3, 2012
Disclosed are cyanine dyes that are useful for labelling and detecting biological and other materials. The dyes are of formula (I): ##STR00001## in which groups R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are attached to the Z.sup.1 ring structure and groups R.sup.5 and R.sup.6 are attached to the Z.sup.2
8147806 Cellular labeling for nuclear magnetic resonance techniques April 3, 2012
The disclosure provides, in part, fluorocarbon imaging reagents and formulations for the ex vivo labeling of cells. Labeled cells may be detected in vivo or ex vivo by a nuclear magnetic resonance technique, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or magnetic resonance spectroscopy
8142700 Dry adhesives and methods for making dry adhesives March 27, 2012
Dry adhesives and methods for forming dry adhesives. A method of forming a dry adhesive structure on a substrate, comprises: forming a template backing layer of energy sensitive material on the substrate; forming a template layer of energy sensitive material on the template backing l
8116838 Medical device for diagnosing pressure ulcers February 14, 2012
Medical device or instrument for diagnosing pressure ulcers using optical reflectance spectroscopy. The device may comprise a tip and a controller. The tip is pressed against the skin of the patient and collects the optical reflectance data. The controller processes the data to determine
8100031 Multi-linked device having a reinforcing member January 24, 2012
A steerable multi-linked device may include a first multi-linked mechanism and a second multi-linked mechanism. At least one of the first multi-linked mechanism and the second multi-linked mechanism may include a first link, a plurality of intermediate links, a second link movably co
8099939 Steerable multi-linked device having a modular link assembly January 24, 2012
A steerable multi-linked device. The device includes a first multi-linked mechanism and a second multi-linked mechanism. At least one of the first and second multi-linked mechanisms is steerable and includes a modular link assembly at an end thereof. The modular link assembly includes a
8095227 Apparatuses, systems, and methods utilizing adaptive control January 10, 2012
A method for controlling a process, wherein the process has an input and an output, and including controlling the input to the process; predicting the output of the process based on a first set of operating parameters; predicting the output of the process based on a second set of operati
8084017 Contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging and methods related thereto December 27, 2011
In certain aspects the present invention provides methods and compositions related to contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. In certain variations, contrast agents provided herein are generated in situ via genetic instructions and become potent upon sequestering available me
8064688 Object recognizer and detector for two-dimensional images using Bayesian network based classifie November 22, 2011
A system and method for determining a classifier to discriminate between two classes--object or non-object. The classifier may be used by an object detection program to detect presence of a 3D object in a 2D image (e.g., a photograph or an X-ray image). The overall classifier is cons
8049183 Apparatuses and methods for control and self-assembly of particles into adaptable monolayers November 1, 2011
Apparatuses and methods for the control and self-assembly of particles into adaptable monolayers and changing the relative position of a plurality of particles at an interface between two fluids, including applying an electric field perpendicular to the interface; moving the particle
8044203 Chiral indole intermediates and their fluorescent cyanine dyes containing functional groups October 25, 2011
This invention relates to the functionalized cyanine dyes and more particularly, to the synthesis of chiral 3-substituted 2,3'-dimethyl-3H-indole and its derivatives as intermediates for preparation of cyanine dyes, to methods of preparing these dyes and the dyes so prepared.
8039652 Methods for producing biodiesel October 18, 2011
Transesterification, esterification, and esterification-transesterification (both one-step and two-step) for producing biofuels. The process may be enhanced by one or more of the following: 1) applying microwave or RF energy; 2) passing reactants over a heterogeneous catalyst at suff
8034197 Ultra-high strength stainless steels October 11, 2011
An ultra-high strength stainless steel alloy with enhanced toughness includes in % by weight: 0 to 0.06% carbon (C); 12.0 to 18% chromium (Cr); 16.5 to 31.0% cobalt (Co); 0 to 8% molybdenum (Mo); 0.5 to 5.0% nickel (Ni); 0 to 0.5% titanium (Ti); 0 to 1.0% niobium (Nb); 0 to 0.5% vana
8032823 Intent-based information processing and updates October 4, 2011
In various embodiments, a method for processing a user request is provided. The method may include receiving input data from a user including at least natural language associated with a user request; analyzing the user input data with an intermediary agent; selecting at least one for
7998704 Methods for magnetic resonance imaging August 16, 2011
In certain aspects the present invention provides methods and compositions related to contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. In certain variations, contrast agents provided herein are generated in situ via genetic instructions and become potent upon sequestering available me
7995837 System and method for generating a terrain model for autonomous navigation in vegetation August 9, 2011
The disclosed terrain model is a generative, probabilistic approach to modeling terrain that exploits the 3D spatial structure inherent in outdoor domains and an array of noisy but abundant sensor data to simultaneously estimate ground height, vegetation height and classify obstacles
7981038 Sensor guided catheter navigation system July 19, 2011
A method and a system for producing images of a subject, such as the heart of a human being. The method may comprise acquiring ultrasound images of the subject with a catheter comprising a position sensor. The method may also comprise capturing a plurality of 4D surface registration
7980953 Method for labeling images through a computer game July 19, 2011
A methodology to determine the contents of an image uses an online game that is played by a large number of people at once. Each player may be randomly assigned a partner to form a pair. Partners do not know each other's identity and cannot communicate with one another. Players cannot
7964361 Rigidized trimethine cyanine dyes June 21, 2011
Disclosed are analogues of trimethine cyanine dyes, which are useful for importing fluorescent properties to target materials by covalent and non-covalent association.
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