• Machine division 

      Earl E. Swartzlander, Jr.; Inwook Kong (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2013-03-26)
      Techniques are generally described that include methods, devices, systems and/or apparatus for dividing a numerator by a denominator. Some example methods may include selecting a first numerical factor stored in an electronic ...
    • Magnetic alternation of cellulose during its biosynthesis 

      R. Malcolm Brown, Jr.; Debra S. Brown; Michael R. Gretz (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1990-01-02)
      A method of producing cellulose of amorphous character by subjecting cellulose-producing organisms to a magnetic field substantially greater than 0.5 gauss and preferably at least about 500 gauss. The cellulose produced ...
    • Magnetic ventricular connector 

      Richard W. Smalling; Jeffrey R. Gohean; Thomas D. Pate; Raul G. Longoria (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-05-06)
      A magnetic coupling for connecting a cannula to the apex of a ventricle comprising a first member having a first orifice, a first magnetic material attached to the first member, a means for attaching a cannula to the first ...
    • Magnetic-free non-reciprocal devices exhibiting non-reciprocity through angular momentum biasing 

      Andrea Alu; Dimitrios Sounas; Nicholas Estep (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-01-30)
      A non-reciprocal device incorporating metamaterials which exhibit non-reciprocity through angular momentum biasing. The metamaterial, such as a ring resonator, is angular-momentum biased. This is achieved by applying a ...
    • Magnetic-free non-reciprocal devices exhibiting non-reciprocity through angular momentum biasing 

      Andrea Alu; Dimitrios Sounas; Nicholas Estep (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-08-02)
      A non-reciprocal device incorporating metamaterials which exhibit non-reciprocity through angular momentum biasing. The metamaterial, such as a ring resonator, is angular-momentum biased. This is achieved by applying a ...
    • Magneto-motive ultrasound detection of magnetic nanoparticles 

      Marc D. Feldman; Thomas E. Milner; Jung-Hwan Oh; Christopher Condit (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2013-06-04)
      Provided herein are systems, methods and compositions for the use of ultrasound for detection of cells and nanoparticles.
    • Maintaining shale stability by pore plugging 

      Mukul M. Sharma; Martin E. Chenevert (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-07-22)
      Compositions and methods for improving wellbores stability of a hydrocarbon bearing shale formation using nanoparticles to decrease swelling and plug pore throats.
    • Maintaining shale stability by pore plugging 

      Mukul M. Sharma; Martin E. Chenevert (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-09-06)
      Compositions and methods for improving wellbores stability of a hydrocarbon bearing shale formation using nanoparticles to decrease swelling and plug pore throats.
    • Maintenance of core mammalian body temperature 

      Kenneth R. Diller; Daniel W. Hensley (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-05-17)
      The present application relates to methods for maintaining core body temperature in a subject. Heat is applied to peripheral thermoregulatory control tissue of the subject to increase or maintain perfusion of blood in ...
    • Manual scan imaging sonar 

      Keith Lent; Kenneth Krueger (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2001-05-01)
      A manual scan sonar integrates multiple technologies into a compact and low cost single beam sonar having the ability to generate wide sector views comparable to that of much larger and more expensive multiple-beam sonar ...
    • Masonry wall assembly 

      Francisco Henning Gomes; Dabney Staub Gomes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-02-06)
      The present invention includes a method and a unit for a masonry wall system, each unit comprising a face shell wherein the interior surface has a transverse axis running from the top surface to the bottom surface of the ...
    • Masonry wall assembly 

      Francisco Henning Gomes; Dabney Staub Gomes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-10-09)
      Various implementations are directed to a single face building block and masonry wall assembly and methods. Each building block includes a single face shell, first and second webs extending from an interior surface of the ...
    • Masonry wall assembly 

      Francisco Henning Gomes; Dabney Staub Gomes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-10-25)
      The present invention includes a method and a unit for a masonry wall system, each unit comprising a face shell wherein the interior surface has a transverse axis running from the top surface to the bottom surface of the ...
    • Mass spectrometer apparatus for analyzing multiple fluid samples concurrently 

      Mehdi Moini; Longfei Jiang (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2002-10-15)
      A mass spectrometer utilizing an inlet nozzle having multiple atmospheric pressure inlets to provide multiple streams of different fluid samples such that their chemical contents can be analyzed simultaneously within a ...
    • Materials and methods for enhanced photocatalyzation of organic compounds with palladium 

      Adam Heller; Heinz Gerischer (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1993-03-16)
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    • Materials and methods for photocatalyzing oxidation of organic compounds on water 

      Adam Heller; James R. Brock (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1993-10-26)
      A bead having an exterior surface which is at least partially coated with a material that under illumination and in the presence of air is capable of accelerating the oxidation of organic compounds floating on water. The ...
    • Materials and methods for photocatalyzing oxidation of organic compounds on water 

      Adam Heller; James R. Brock (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1991-03-05)
      A bead having an exterior surface which is at least partially coated with a material that under illumination and in the presence of air is capable of accelerating the oxidation of organic compounds floating on water. The ...
    • Materials for imprint lithography 

      Michael Watts; Nicholas A. Stacey; Frank Y. Xu (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-12-13)
      The present invention is directed to a material for use in imprint lithography that features a composition having a viscosity associated therewith and including a surfactant, a polymerizable component, and an initiator ...
    • Matrix-supported sapphyrins 

      Richard E. Thomas; Jonathan L. Sessler; Brent L. Iverson; Vladimir A. Kral; Kevin Shreder; Hiroyuki Furuta (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-09-15)
      The invention relates to the field of polymer- and other matrix-supported sapphyrins. Disclosed are silica gel, glass, resin and other polymer- and matrix-supported sapphyrins and sapphyrin-containing chromatographic and ...
    • Maximizing perceptual quality and naturalness of captured images 

      Alan C. Bovik; Anush Moorthy (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-03-01)
      A method, system and computer program product for improving the perceptual quality and naturalness of an image captured by an image acquisition device (e.g., digital camera). Statistical features of a scene being imaged ...