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    • Pantothenate kinase overexpression and pantothenic acid supplementation in actinomycetes 

      Lee, Hei Chan; Sohng, Jae Kyung; San, Ka-Yiu (2012-03-27)
      The invention relates to the synthesis of polyketides in Actinomycetes by overexpression of pantothenate kinase and supplementation with pantothenic acid. This results in increasing in vivo CoA production and thereby drives ...
    • Paper based spectrophotometric detection of blood hemoglobin concentration 

      Yan, Jasper S.; Bond, Meaghan McNeill; Wright, John Neil; Elguea, Carlos; Richards-Kortum, Rebecca R. (2014-05-20)
      The present disclosure relates to the use of a paper medium to measure blood hemoglobin concentration. In certain embodiments, spectrophotometric techniques are used to measure light transmission at specified wavelengths ...
    • Partial coverage metal nanoshells and method of making same 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Bradley, Robert K. (2003-12-09)
      Metal Nanoshells having partial coverage of a substrate or core particle and methods of making them are provided. A method of making a partial metal nanoshell preferably includes asymmetrically confining a substrate particle ...
    • Patterned graphite oxide films and methods to make and use same 

      Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Pradhan, Bhabendra K.; Gao, Wei (2016-04-12)
      The present invention relates to patterned graphite oxide films and methods to make and use same. The present invention includes a novel strategy developed to imprint any required conductive patterns onto self-assembled ...
    • Peptide-modified polyurethane compositions and associated methods 

      West, Jennifer L.; Jun, Ho-wook; Taite, Lakeshia J. (2014-07-29)
      Peptide-modified polyurethanes comprising the reaction product of an isocyanate, a chain extender, and a peptide are provided. Also provided processes for making a peptide-modified polyurethane comprising: providing an ...
    • Photocrosslinking of diethyl fumarate/poly(propylene fumarate) biomaterials 

      Fisher, John P.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2004-06-22)
      A polymer network formed by crosslinking poly(propylene fumarate) with a fumarate derivative. The fumarate derivative is one in which the PPF is soluble, is preferably an alkyl fumarate, and is more preferably selected ...
    • Piezo activated mode tracking system for widely tunable mode-hop-free external cavity mid-IR semiconductor lasers 

      Wysocki, Gerard; Tittel, Frank K.; Curl, Robert F. (2010-06-08)
      A widely tunable, mode-hop-free semiconductor laser operating in the mid-IR comprises a QCL laser chip having an effective QCL cavity length, a diffraction grating defining a grating angle and an external cavity length ...
    • Plasmon induced hot carrier device, method for using the same, and method for manufacturing the same 

      Knight, Mark William; Khakestar, Heidar Sobhani; Nordlander, Peter; Halas, Nancy J. (2015-12-01)
      In general, the invention relates to a unit that includes a semiconductor and a plasmonic material disposed on the semiconductor, where a potential barrier is formed between the plasmonic material and the semiconductor. ...
    • Poly(Propylene Fumarate) cross linked with Poly(Ethylene Glycol) 

      He, Shulin; Yaszemski, Michael J.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2002-05-07)
      New injectable, in situ crosslinkable biodegradable polymer composites comprise poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF), poly(ethylene glycol)-dimethacrylate (PEG-DMA), an, optionally, β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP). A method for ...
    • Polyamide composites having flexible spacers 

      Moniruzzaman, Mohammad; Winey, Karen I.; Chattopadhyay, Jayanta; Billups, Edward W. (2014-08-26)
      Provided are polyamide nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and other filler species. Also provided are related methods.
    • Polymer / carbon-nanotube interpenetrating networks and process for making same 

      Armeniades, Constantine D.; Barrera, Enrique V.; Kim, Jong Dae (2011-05-10)
      The present invention is directed to new methods for combining, processing, and modifying existing materials, resulting in novel products with enhanced mechanical, electrical and electronic properties. The present invention ...
    • Polymer-wrapped single wall carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Smith, Kenneth A.; O'Connell, Michael (2006-03-07)
      The present invention relates to new compositions of matter and articles of manufacture comprising SWNTs as nanometer scale conducting rods dispersed in an electrically-insulating matrix. These compositions of matter have ...
    • Polymer-wrapped single wall carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Smith, Kenneth A.; O'Connell, Michael (2007-09-04)
      The present invention relates to new compositions of matter and articles of manufacture comprising SWNTs as nanometer scale conducting rods dispersed in an electrically-insulating matrix. These compositions of matter have ...
    • Polymerization initated at sidewalls of carbon nanotubes 

      Tour, James M.; Hudson, Jared L.; Krishnamoorti, Ramanan; Yurekli, Koray; Mitchell, Cynthia A. (2011-02-01)
      The present invention is directed to aryl halide (such as aryl bromide) functionalized carbon nanotubes that can be utilized in anionic polymerization processes to form polymer-carbon nanotube materials with improved ...
    • Polymers having ordered- monodisperse pores and their corresponding ordered- monodisperse colloids 

      Jiang, Peng; Colvin, Vicki L. (2005-08-16)
      Ordered, monodisperse macroporous polymers, their corresponding ordered, monodisperse colloids, and methods of preparing them are disclosed. The methods use an ordered, monodisperse colloidal template to define the polymer ...
    • Polyol functionalized water soluble carbon nanostructures 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Kuznetsov, Oleksandr; Lobo, Rui (2013-04-16)
      A method of making a water soluble carbon nanostructure includes treating a fluorinated carbon nanostructure material with a polyol in the presence of a base. A water soluble carbon nanostructure comprises a fluorinated ...
    • Porous carbon materials for CO2 separation in natural gas 

      Tour, James M.; Schipper, Desmond E.; Hwang, Chih-chau; Tour, Josiah; Jalilov, Almaz S.; Ruan, Gedeng; Li, Yilun (2017-10-03)
      In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to materials for use in CO2 capture in high pressure environments. In some embodiments, the materials include a porous carbon material containing a plurality of pores ...
    • Porous carbon materials for CO2 separation in natural gas 

      Tour, James M.; Schipper, Desmond E.; Hwang, Chih-chau; Tour, Josiah; Jalilov, Almaz S.; Ruan, Gedeng; Li, Yilun (2017-03-21)
      In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to materials for use in CO2 capture in high pressure environments. In some embodiments, the materials include a porous carbon material containing a plurality of pores ...
    • Porous silicon particulates with micropores and mesopores within macropores 

      Biswal, Sibani Lisa; Wong, Michael S.; Thakur, Madhuri; Sinsabaugh, Steven L. (2018-04-17)
      Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to porous silicon particulates and anode materials that contain them. In some embodiments, each of the porous silicon particulates include a plurality of macropores, mesopores ...
    • Porous SiOx materials for improvement in SiOx switching device performances 

      Tour, James M.; Wang, Gunuk; Yang, Yang; Ji, Yongsung (2018-06-12)
      A porous memory device, such as a memory or a switch, may provide a top and bottom electrodes with a memory material layer (e.g. SiOx) positioned between the electrodes. The memory material layer may provide a nanoporous ...