• OCT using spectrally resolved bandwidth 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Robert Grant; Jung-Hwan Oh; Jee-Hyun Kim; Karthik Kumar; Shaochen Chen; Li-Hsin Han; Eunha Kim; Chris Condit; Nate Kemp (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2013-09-24)
      The embodiments disclosed herein is related to a system for optical coherence tomographic imaging of turbid (i.e., scattering) materials utilizing multiple channels of information. The multiple channels of information may ...
    • OCT using spectrally resolved bandwidth 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Robert Grant; Jung-Hwan Oh; Ji Hoon Kim; Karthik Kumar; Shaochen Chen; Li-Hsin Han; Eunha Kim; Nathaniel J. Kemp; Jonathan C. Condit (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-12-27)
      The embodiments disclosed herein is a system for optical coherence tomographic imaging of turbid (i.e., scattering) materials utilizing multiple channels of information. The multiple channels of information may encompass ...
    • OCT using spectrally resolved bandwidth 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Robert Grant; Jung-Hwan Oh; Jee-Hyun Kim; Karthik Kumar; Shaochen Chen; Li-Hsin Han; Eunha Kim; Chris Condit; Nate Kemp (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-08-24)
      An apparatus is disclosed for studying an object based on at least one of polarization, space, position or angle of light that has reflected from the object. An optical tomographic instrumentation of the apparatus includes ...
    • Oil quality using a microporous hollow fiber membrane 

      Peter B. Kipp; Frank Seibert; Stephen William Briggs; Stacy S. Truscott (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-06-27)
      The present invention includes methods and systems for improving oil quality of a contaminated oil mixture by removing contaminants from a contaminated oil comprising the steps of: pretreating a membrane contactor system ...
    • On-board fuel fractionation system and methods to generate an engine starting fuel 

      Ashford, Marcus Demetris; Matthews, Ron (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2008-05-13)
      A Fuel Fractionation System (FFS) and associated methods to generate and store a fuel for internal combustion engines is provided. FFS provides a distillation column assembly to distill liquid fuel to form a volatile light ...
    • One-step processing of hydrogels for mechanically robust and chemically desired features 

      Christine E. Schmidt; Sarah M. Mayes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-02-03)
      The application of a highly controlled, micron-sized, branched, porous architecture to enhance the handling properties and degradation rate of hydrogels is described in the instant invention. A previously described pattern ...
    • Optical coherence tomographic detection of cells and compositions 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Jung-Hwan Oh; Mehmet Cilingiroglu (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-07-19)
      Provided herein are systems and methods for the detection of cells and/or compositions using optical coherence tomography. The systems and methods comprise a plurality of magnets for applying a plurality of distinct magnetic ...
    • Optical coherence tomographic detection of cells and killing of the same 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Keith P. Johnston; Jung-Hwan Oh; Ji Hoon Kim; Pramod Sanghi; Jake Mancuso; Leo Ma; Stas Emelianov (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-09-21)
      Provided herein are systems, methods and compositions for the use of optical coherence tomography for detection of cells and for killing detected cells. A detected cell can be killed or injured by contacting a composition ...
    • Optical fiber sensors with full common-mode compensation and measurand sensitivity enhancement 

      A. Bruce Buckman (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1991-02-05)
      Optical interferometric sensors exhibiting enhanced measurand sensitivity and complete common-mode compensation. The sensors add two additional light couplers and two optical paths with predetermined path lengths to known ...
    • Optical method and apparatus for the diagnosis of cervical precancers using raman and fluorescence spectroscopies 

      Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Nirmala Ramanujam; Anita Mahadevan; Michele Follen Mitchell (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-12-16)
      A method and apparatus for detecting tissue abnormality, particularly precancerous cervical tissue, through fluorescence or Raman spectroscopy, or a combination of fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy. In vivo fluorescence ...
    • Optical method for the detection of cervical neoplasias using fluorescence spectroscopy 

      Youseph Yazdi; Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Michele F. Mitchell; Gregg Staerkel (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-03-18)
      A method for detecting tissue abnormality, particularly precancerous cervical tissue, through fluorescence spectroscopy is disclosed. In vitro fluorescence measurements over a variety of different fluorescence spectra are ...
    • Optical probe for the detection of cervical neoplasia using fluorescence spectroscopy and apparatus incorporating same 

      Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Michele Follen Mitchell; Costas Pitris (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-12-23)
      A probe, and an apparatus incorporating the probe, for detecting tissue abnormality, particularly precancerous cervical tissue, through fluorescence spectroscopy are disclosed. In vivo fluorescence excitation and detection ...
    • Optical stretcher 

      Kas, Josef A.; Guck, Jochen R. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-05-30)
      This invention concerns a novel optical micromanipulation tool, referred to as the optical stretcher, which may use a tunable laser to trap and deform cells between two counterpropogating beams generated by the laser. It ...
    • Optoelectric memories with photoconductive thin films 

      Allen J. Bard; Marye A. Fox; Chong-Yang Liu; Horng-long Pan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-06-13)
      Methods and apparatii are described for information storage in photoconductive film of single layer composition by irradiation of memory elements simultaneously with application of an electric field. Information is stored ...
    • Optoelectronic and electronic devices based on quantum dots having proximity-placed acceptor impurities, and methods therefor 

      Dennis G. Deppe; Oleg Shchekin (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2005-02-22)
      Solid-state optoelectronic and electronic devices that use semiconductor quantum dots for manipulation of photonic or electronic properties include a semiconductor active region forming a quantum dot heterostructure having ...
    • Optoelectronic memories with photoconductive thin films 

      Allen J. Bard; Marye A. Fox; Chong-Yang Liu; Horng-long Pan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-07-05)
      Methods and apparatii are described for information storage in photoconductive film of single layer composition by irradiation of memory elements simultaneously with application of an electric field. Information is stored ...
    • Oral lubricant for athletic mouth protector 

      James W. McGinity; Robert M. Morrow; William A. Kuebker (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1985-08-27)
      An oral lubricant effective in reducing the discomfort associated with the wearing of a mouth protector during periods of activity consisting essentially of a thickening agent, a preservative, a flavoring agent, a sweetener, ...
    • Ordering block copolymers 

      C. Grant Willson; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Dustin W. Janes; Michael Maher (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-11-21)
      A method for ordering block copolymers including forming a first layer having a first preference mode; and providing a reactive agent in selected regions of the first layer that modifies the selected regions to a second ...
    • Ordering block copolymers 

      C. Grant Willson; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Dustin W. Janes; Michael Maher (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-01-31)
      A method for ordering block copolymers including forming a first layer having a first preference mode; and providing a reactive agent in selected regions of the first layer that modifies the selected regions to a second ...
    • Oxide-ion conductors and related composites and devices 

      John B. Goodenough; Preetam Singh (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-07-28)
      The present disclosure relates to an oxide-ion conductor having the general formula La2Ge1−xCrxMgO6−0.5x, where 0<x<1 and M=Cr, Sc, Ga and In or a mixture thereof. The present disclosure further relates to composite materials ...