• Radiation sensitization using texaphyrins 

      Anthony M. Harriman; Richard A. Miller; Jonathan L. Sessler (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-04-22)
      Texaphyrins are provided for use as radiation sensitizers. Advantageous properties of texaphyrins for use as a radiation sensitizer include: i) a low redox potential which allows radiation-induced hydrated electrons to ...
    • Radiation sensitization using texaphyrins 

      Anthony M. Harriman; Richard A. Miller; Jonathan L. Sessler; Gregory W. Hemmi; Tarak D. Mody; Darren Magda (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1999-03-30)
      The invention relates to the field of radiation sensitizers and the use of texaphyrins for radiation sensitization and other conditions for which X-ray radiation has proven to be therapeutic.
    • Radiation therapy with orthovoltage X-ray minibeams 

      Dilmanian, F. Avraham; Krishnan, Sunil; Eley, John Gordon (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-11-13)
      A method for delivering therapeutic radiation to a target includes positioning a multi-aperture collimator on the skin within a trajectory of orthovoltage x-rays directed at the target, thus generating an array of minibeams, ...
    • Railgun thruster 

      William F. Weldon; Steven P. Nichols (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-08-08)
      " A satellite thruster system capable of creating a high velocity plasma jet is disclosed. The plasma accelerator, or ""railthruster,"" features a high energy current pulse source and a geometrically configured coaxial or ...
    • Railguns with current guard plates 

      William F. Weldon; Joseph H. Beno (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1992-08-18)
      An electromagnetic projectile launcher or railgun capable of withstanding hundreds or thousands of shots. The railgun features a current management system having guard plates which act to reduce peak rail current densities ...
    • Raman spectrometer 

      Manfred F. Fink; John C. Robinson; Walter F. Buell (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-07-28)
      An improved Raman spectrometer is provided, having, in a preferred embodiment, a light source comprising an injection-locked laser diode array, a multipass cell to multiply the intensity of the light source, a dynamic gas ...
    • Rapid isolation of monoclonal antibodies from animals 

      George M. Georgiou; Andrew D. Ellington; Edward M. Marcotte; Sai T. Reddy; Xin Ge; Jason Lavinder; Daniel Boutz (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-07-28)
      Methods and compositions for identification of candidate antigen-specific variable regions as well as generation of antibodies or antigen-binding fragments that could have desired antigen specificity are provided. For ...
    • Real time imprint process diagnostics for defects 

      Sidlgata V. Sreenivasan; Byung-Jin Choi; Shrawan Singhal (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-10-19)
      Defects and/or particles during an imprint lithography process may provide exclusion zones and/or transition zones in the patterned layer. Exclusion zones and/or transition zones in the patterned layer may be identified ...
    • Receptor and method for citrate determination 

      Eric V. Anslyn; Axel Metzger (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-04-11)
      A sensing composition for polycarboxylic acids which operates in competitive solvents. The composition includes a receptor and an indicator, both of which are mixed in a solvent. Addition of a polycarboxylic acid to the ...
    • Recognitive hydrogel 

      Nicholas A. Peppas; Carolyn Bayer (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2012-11-06)
      Novel recognitive hydrogels and sensors are provided, as well as methods of fabricating and using such hydrogels and sensors. Such recognitive hydrogels may comprise a molecularly imprinted polymer having a binding cavity ...
    • Recombinant antibodies for the detection and neutralization of anthrax toxin 

      Brent L. Iverson; George M. Georgiou; Jennifer A. Maynard (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2008-11-04)
      A composition and method for treating a host having or at risk of infection by Bacillus anthracis using an affinity matured antibody or portion thereof derived from a monoclonal antibody.
    • Recombinant cellulose synthase 

      Inder Mohan Saxena; Fong Chyr Lin; R. Malcom Brown, Jr. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2003-04-01)
      The present invention relates to the compositions and methods associated with the cloning of the catalytic subunit of cellulose synthase responsible for catalyzing cellulose biosynthesis. The invention relates further to ...
    • Recursive conditional means image denoising 

      Jeffrey S. Perry; Wilson S. Geisler (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-12-09)
      Methods and composition for denoising digital camera images are provided herein. The method is based on directly measuring the local statistical structure of natural images in a large training set that has been corrupted ...
    • Redox flow battery that uses complexes of cobalt and iron with amino-alcohol ligands in alkaline electrolytes to store electrical energy 

      Allen J. Bard; Netzahualcoyotl Arroyo (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-05-01)
      A redox flow battery that uses metal complexes with amino-alcohol ligands as the electroactive species in alkaline electrolytes to store electrical energy. The battery includes a first and a second electrolyte storage unit ...
    • Reduced sp.sup.3 texaphyrins 

      Jonathan L. Sessler; Gregory W. Hemmi; Tarak D. Mody (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-04-02)
      The present invention involves water soluble hydroxy-substituted texaphyrins retaining lipophilicity, the synthesis of such compounds and their uses. These expanded porphyrin-like macrocycles are efficient chelators of ...
    • Reducing peak electrical demand by air conditioning systems and reducing water consumption by implementing an integrated thermal energy and rainwater storage system 

      Michael E. Webber; Charles R. Upshaw; Joshua D. Rhodes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-06-05)
      An integrated thermal energy and rainwater storage system for reducing peak electrical demand by air conditioning systems. Such a system includes a water conveyance system for collecting and conveying water to a storage ...
    • Reflective diffractometric hydrogel sensor for biological and chemical detection 

      Andrew D. Ellington; Babak Ziaie; Cagri A. Savran; Chun-Li Chang; Zhenwen Ding; Venkata Patchigolla (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-03-04)
      A reflective diffractometric hydrogel sensor includes an upper layer, including a microfluidic chamber formed from a substantially transparent material and configured to contain a solution, a reflective diffraction grating ...
    • Refractory effusion cell to generate a reproducible, uniform and ultra-pure molecular beam of elemental molecules, utilizing reduced thermal gradient filament construction 

      Ben G. Streetman; Terry J. Mattord; Vijay P. Kesan; Ben G. Treetman (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1991-07-23)
      A device and method for producing an ultra pure molecular beam of elemental molecules utilizing a reduced thermal gradient filament construction in an effusion cell is provided. The effusion cell comprises a crucible having ...
    • Regeneration of an aqueous solution from an acid gas absorption process by matrix stripping 

      Gary T. Rochelle; Babatunde A. Oyenekan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-03-08)
      Carbon dioxide and other acid gases are removed from gaseous streams using aqueous absorption and stripping processes. By replacing the conventional stripper used to regenerate the aqueous solvent and capture the acid gas ...
    • Regeneration of an aqueous solution from an acid gas absorption process by multistage flashing and stripping 

      Gary T. Rochelle (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-03-08)
      An acid gas such as carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, or a mixture thereof is removed from gaseous streams using aqueous absorption and stripping processes. By replacing the conventional stripper used to regenerate the ...