• Sensor assembly, method, and device for monitoring shear force and pressure on a structure 

      Hao Jiang; Haiying Huang (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-12-25)
      Shear force and pressure on a structure are simultaneously monitored using signals received from sensors with antennas on the structure. For example, sensors and systems for monitoring shear force and pressure have ...
    • Sheathless interface for capillary electrophoresis/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry using an in-capillary electrode 

      Mehdi Moini; Ping Cao (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2005-03-08)
      A simple and rugged sheathless interface for capillary electrophoresis/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (CE/ESI-MS) was designed using common laboratory tools and chemicals. The interface uses a small platinum ...
    • Short chain alkylamine alkoxylate compositions 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya; Peter Roose; Robin Matton; John Mitchell (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-09-08)
      Provided herein are, inter alia, compositions including a surfactant and a novel compound useful in enhanced oil recovery. The compositions and methods provided herein may be particularly useful for oil recovery under a ...
    • Short synthetic route to taxol and taxol derivatives 

      Philip D. Magnus (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-04-16)
      A short route to the total synthesis of the core skeleton of the taxol ring system is described. The same sequence of transformations can be carried out to make the 7-hydroxy series, and connect the additional carbon atoms ...
    • Simultaneous removal of oil and gases from liquid sources using a hollow fiber membrane 

      Peter B. Kipp; Frank Seibert; Stephen William Briggs; Stacy S. Truscott (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-05-09)
      The present invention includes an apparatus and method for removing oil from a oil-containing liquid comprising oil and gas comprising: a source of oil-containing liquid; and a membrane contactor system in fluid communication ...
    • Single bus star connected reluctance drive and method 

      Fahimi, Babak; Shamsi, Pourya (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-05-10)
      A system and methods for operating a switched reluctance machine includes a controller, an inverter connected to the controller and to the switched reluctance machine, a hysteresis control connected to the controller and ...
    • Single phase fluid imprint lithography method 

      Michael Watts; Nicholas A. Stacey; Daniel A. Babbs; Ronald D. Voisin; Duane J. Voth; Frank Y. Xu; Pankaj B. Lad; Ian McMackin; Van N. Truskett (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006-08-15)
      The present invention is directed toward a method for reducing pattern distortions in imprinting layers by reducing gas pockets present in a layer of viscous liquid deposited on a substrate. To that end, the method includes ...
    • Software fault tolerance of concurrent programs using controlled re-execution 

      Vijay Garg; Ashis Tarafdar (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2004-08-03)
      A method for fault tolerance in concurrently executing computer programs is presented. The present invention controls the re-execution of concurrent programs in order to avoid a recurrence of synchronization failure. The ...
    • Soil stabilizer containing carbonaceous material and methods for using same 

      Yetkin Yildirim (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-11-25)
      A soil stabilizer containing a carbonaceous material is disclosed, together with methods for preparing and using the soil stabilizer.
    • Solid biodegradable device for use in tissue repair 

      Ashley J. Welch; Karen M. McNally; Brian S. Sorg (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2002-05-21)
      A composition and method for a light activated composition for improved wound closure, is disclosed. The composition includes a biodegradable polymer that is impregnated with a solder that is biologically compatible and a ...
    • Solid oxide fuel cell and doped perovskite lanthanum gallate electrolyte therefor 

      John B. Goodenough; Keqin Huang (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1999-12-21)
      A perovskite lanthanum gallate electrolyte doped with strontium and magnesium and a solid oxide fuel cell incorporating a doped lanthanum gallate electrolyte with a cathode on one side, an anode on the other side and a ...
    • Sonar system using acoustically transparent continuous aperture transducers for multiple beam beamformation 

      Arthur C. Holly (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1989-05-23)
      An acoustic transducer array includes a number of transparent continuous aperture transducer elements which are aimed at various angular sectors in a field of view and are embedded in an acoustically transparent material ...
    • Soybean based fibers 

      Christopher John Ellison; Dustin W. Janes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-03-15)
      Fibers can be formed from monomers derived from a biorenewable source. In an embodiment, a fiber forming composition that includes a monomer or mixture of monomers with at least one monomer being derived from a biorenewable ...
    • Spectroscopic detection of cervical pre-cancer using radial basis function networks 

      Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Nirmala Ramanujam; Kagan Tumer; Joydeep Ghosh (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-10-24)
      An apparatus and methods for spectroscopic detection of tissue abnormality, particularly precancerous cervical tissue, using neural networks to analyze in vivo measurements of fluorescence spectra. The invention excites ...
    • Spectroscopic method and apparatus for optically detecting abnormal mammalian epithelial tissue 

      Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Nirmala Ramanujam; Anita Mahadevan; Michele Follen Mitchell (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-08-01)
      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 ...
    • Spectroscopic probe for in vivo measurement of raman signals 

      Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum; Michele Follen Mitchell; Anita M. Mahadevan-Jansen (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-12-01)
      An optical probe is disclosed which is suitable for rapidly measuring Raman spectra in vivo. The probe is designed to minimize interfering Raman and fluorescence signals generated within the probe itself. In addition, the ...
    • Stabilized HME composition with small drug particles 

      Robert O. Williams, III; James W. McGinity; Dave A. Miller; Jason T. McConville (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-08-15)
      A hot-melt extruded composition having finely divided drug-containing particles dispersed within a polymeric and/or lipophyllic carrier matrix is provided. The carrier softens or melts during hot-melt extrusion but it does ...
    • Stabilized HME composition with small drug particles 

      Robert O. Williams, III; James W. McGinity; Dave A. Miller; Jason T. McConville (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-11-29)
      A hot-melt extruded composition having finely divided drug-containing particles dispersed within a polymeric and/or lipophyllic carrier matrix is provided. The carrier softens or melts during hot-melt extrusion but it does ...
    • Stabilized reverse transcriptase fusion proteins 

      Eman Ghanem; Alan M. Lambowitz; Georg Mohr; Sabine Mohr (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-12-11)
      Stabilized reverse transcriptase fusion proteins including a thermostable reverse transcriptase connected to a stabilizer protein are described. Attaching the stabilizer protein to the thermostable reverse transcriptase ...
    • Stabilized reverse transcriptase fusion proteins 

      Eman Ghanem; Alan M. Lambowitz; Georg Mohr; Sabine Mohr (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-10-30)
      Stabilized reverse transcriptase fusion proteins including a thermostable reverse transcriptase connected to a stabilizer protein are described. Attaching the stabilizer protein to the thermostable reverse transcriptase ...