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Using chemical vapor deposited films to control domain orientation in block copolymer thin films
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-05-26)
Vacuum deposited thin films of material are described to create an interface that non-preferentially interacts with different domains of an underlying block copolymer film. The non-preferential interface prevents formation ...
Physically unclonable functions based on non-linearity of sub-threshold operation
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-01-20)
An electronic circuit for implementing a physically unclonable function. The electronic circuit includes duplicate circuits, referred to as “circuit primitives,” that generate a first and a second output voltage based on ...
Hemoglobin contrast in magneto-motive optical doppler tomography, optical coherence tomography, and ultrasound imaging methods and apparatus
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-12-22)
A novel contrast mechanism for imaging blood flow using magneto-motive optical Doppler tomography (MM-ODT), Optical Coherence Tomography, and Ultrasound. MM-ODT, OCT, and ultrasound combined with an externally applied ...
Peptide mediated synthesis of metallic and magnetic materials
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-03-03)
The present invention includes methods for producing magnetic nanocrystals by using a biological molecule that has been modified to possess an amino acid oligomer that is capable of specific binding to a magnetic material.
System, devices, and methods for optically clearing tissue
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-10-27)
Embodiments of the present disclosure provides systems, devices, and methods for non-invasively modifying, maintaining, or controlling local tissue optical properties. Methods and devices of the disclosure may be used for ...
Enhancing flux of a microporous hollow fiber membrane
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-10-06)
The present invention includes a system and method for improving oil recovery from a liquid source of oil, comprising: a membrane contactor in contact with a liquid source of oil; a heating/cooling device connected to at ...
Compositions and methods for treating cancer
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-07-07)
Provided herein are methods and compositions inter alia for treating diseases, including hyperproliferative diseases, migraine headaches, and depression.
Method and apparatus for determining cardiac performance in a patient with a conductance catheter
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-01-06)
An apparatus for determining cardiac performance in the patient. The apparatus includes a conductance catheter for measuring conductance and blood volume in a heart chamber of the patient. The apparatus includes a processor ...
Differential microphone with sealed backside cavities and diaphragms coupled to a rocking structure thereby providing resistance to deflection under atmospheric pressure and providing a directional response to sound pressure
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-03-24)
A vacuum sealed directional microphone and methods for fabricating said vacuum sealed directional microphone. A vacuum sealed directional microphone includes a rocking structure coupled to two vacuum sealed diaphragms which ...
Micro-RNA family that modulates fibrosis and uses thereof
(United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-01-27)
The present invention relates to the identification of a microRNA family, designated miR-29a-c, that is a key regulator of fibrosis in cardiac tissue. The inventors show that members of the miR-29 family are down-regulated ...