• Alcohol and aldehyde production using ruthenium carbonyl catalysts 

      Rowland Pettit (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1981-12-15)
      The present invention is an isomerically specific improvement of the oxo process reaction. It comprises the reaction of an olefin with carbon monoxide and water or hydrogen in a basic solution in the presence of a ruthenium ...
    • Alkoxy carboxylate surfactants 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-09-02)
      Provided herein are inter alia novel compositions and methods having application in a variety of fields including the field of enhanced oil recovery, the cleaning industry as well as groundwater remediation. In particular, ...
    • Alkoxy carboxylate surfactants 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-10-10)
      Provided herein are inter alia novel compositions and methods having application in a variety of fields including the field of enhanced oil recovery, the cleaning industry as well as groundwater remediation. In particular, ...
    • Alkyl hydrophobe surfactants 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-01-09)
      Provided herein are inter alia novel compositions and methods having application in the field of enhanced oil recovery. In particular, the short hydrophobe compounds and mixtures thereof presented herein can be used, inter ...
    • Altering temperature in a mammalian body 

      Diller, Kenneth R.; Hensley, Daniel W.; Diller, Timothy T. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2013-12-31)
      The present application relates to systems and methods for altering temperature in a mammalian body. Optionally, the systems and methods can be used to lower or raise core body temperature of a mammalian subject. Optionally, ...
    • Altering temperature in a mammalian body 

      Kenneth R. Diller; Daniel W. Hensley; Timothy T. Diller (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-01-24)
      The present application relates to systems and methods for altering temperature in a mammalian body. Optionally, the systems and methods can be used to lower or raise core body temperature of a mammalian subject. Optionally, ...
    • Analog input output linearization control 

      Taylor, Robert J.; Balsara, Poras T.; Hunt, Louis R.; Paduvalli, Vikas V. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-06-14)
      A voltage converter for converting an input voltage to an output voltage is disclosed. The voltage converter includes a voltage converter circuit having a set of switches, a switch driver connected to the voltage converter ...
    • Anhydride copolymer top coats for orientation control of thin film block copolymers 

      Carlton Willson; Takehiro Seshimo; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Julia Cushen; Logan J. Santos; Leon Dean; Erica L. Rausch; Michael Maher (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-04-19)
      The use of self-assembled block copolymer structures to produce advanced lithographic patterns relies on control of the orientation of these structures in thin films. In particular, orientation of cylinders and lamellae ...
    • Anhydride copolymer top coats for orientation control of thin film block copolymers 

      Carlton Willson; Takehiro Seshimo; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Julia Cushen; Logan J. Santos; Leon Dean; Erica L. Rausch (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-10-13)
      Random copolymer top coats are described that can be spin coated onto block copolymer thin films and used to control the interfacial energy of the top coat-block copolymer interface. The top coats are soluble in aqueous ...
    • Anhydride copolymer top coats for orientation control of thin film block copolymers 

      Takehiro Sleshimo; C. Grant Willson; Christopher John Ellison; Christopher M. Bates; Julia Cushen; Logan J. Santos; Leon Dean; Erica L. Rausch (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-11-27)
      The concepts described herein involve the use of random copolymer top coats that can be spin coated onto block copolymer thin films and used to control the interfacial energy of the top coat-block copolymer interface. The ...
    • Anionic polyalkoxy group comprising surfactants on basis of guerbet-alcohols, method of manufacture and use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) applications 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya; Guenter Oetter; Christian E. Spindler; Christian Bittner; Jack F. Tinsley; Gabriela Alvarez-Jurgenson; Sophie Maitro-Vogel (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2014-09-23)
      Compositions and methods of synthesis of anionic surfactants by alkoxylation of a Guerbet alcohol (GA) having 12 to 36 carbon atoms using butylene oxide, and optionally propylene oxide and/or ethylene oxide followed by the ...
    • Anionic polyalkoxy group comprising surfactants on basis of guerbet-alcohols, method of manufacture and use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) applications 

      Gary A. Pope; Upali P. Weerasooriya; Gunter Oetter; Christian E. Spindler; Christian Bittner; Jack F. Tinsley; Sophie Vogel; Gabriela Alvarez Jurgenson (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2016-03-29)
      Compositions and methods of synthesis of anionic surfactants by alkoxylation of a Guerbet alcohol (GA) having 12 to 36 carbon atoms using butylene oxide, and optionally propylene oxide and/or ethylene oxide followed by the ...
    • Annular gel reactor for chemical pattern formation 

      Wing Y. Tam; Werner Horsthemke; William D. McCormick; Harry L. Swinney; Zoltan Nosticzius (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1990-11-06)
      The present invention is directed to an annular gel reactor suitable for the production and observation of spatiotemporal patterns created during a chemical reaction. The apparatus comprises a vessel having at least a first ...
    • Anode materials for lithium-ion batteries 

      Arumugam Manthiram; Sukeun Yoon; Danielle Applestone (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-03-21)
      The current disclosure relates to an anode material with the general formula MySb-M′Ox—C, where M and M′ are metals and M′Ox—C forms a matrix containing MySb. It also relates to an anode material with the general formula ...
    • Antagonists of LHRH 

      Karl A. Folkers; Cyril Y. Bowers; Anders Ljungqvist; Dong-Mei Feng; Anna Janceka (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-01-02)
      LHRH antagonists similar to antide and congeners with higher water solubility have been synthesized by substitutions in positions 1, 5 or 6 with hydrophilic residues. These peptides have antiovulatory activity with minimal ...
    • Antagonists of LHRH 

      Karl A. Folkers; Cyril Y. Bowers; Anna Janecka (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-08-12)
      LHRH analogs and congeners with high water solubility have been synthesized. These new analogs had 0%-100% antiovulatory activity at a 0.5 .mu.g dosage and 0%-80% at 0.25 .mu.g. The ED.sub.50 for histamine release was 30.5 ...
    • Anti-adhesive barrier membrane using alginate and hyaluronic acid for biomedical applications 

      Christine E. Schmidt; Sarah M. Mayes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2015-08-04)
      A non-synthetic, hydrophilic, biodegradable, biocompatible polysaccharide based non-toxic anti-adhesion hydrogel barrier is disclosed herein. The barrier of the present invention is formed by constructing a unique ...
    • Anti-adhesive barrier membrane using alginate and hyaluronic acid for biomedical applications 

      Christine E. Schmidt; Sarah M. Mayes (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-05-23)
      A non-synthetic, hydrophilic, biodegradable, biocompatible polysaccharide based non-toxic anti-adhesion hydrogel barrier is disclosed herein. The barrier of the present invention is formed by constructing a unique ...
    • Antibodies with engineered IgG Fc domains 

      George M. Georgiou; William Kelton; Nishant Mehta (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-02-13)
      Antibody Fc polypeptides are provided that efficiently bind to both Fcγ and Fcα receptors. In certain aspects, a Fc polypeptide comprises a chimeric IgG CH2 domain having a α1 loop from IgA and an IgA CH3 domain. Recombinant ...
    • Antibodies with increased affinities for anthrax antigens 

      Brent L. Iverson; George M. Georgiou; Barrett R. Harvey (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2011-03-08)
      The invention overcomes the deficiencies of the prior art by providing antibody compositions having improved affinities for Bacillus anthracis antigens. The compositions have important thereapeutic and diagnostic applications, ...