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    • Temperature-sensitive polymer/nanoshell composites for photothermally modulated drug delivery 

      West, Jennifer L.; Sershen, Scott R.; Halas, Nancy J.; Oldenburg, Steven J.; Averitt, Richard D. (2003-11-11)
      A thermally sensitive polymer-particle composite that absorbs electromagnetic radiation, and uses the absorbed energy to trigger the delivery of a chemical is disclosed. Metal nanoshells are nanoparticulate materials that ...
    • Temperature-sensitive polymer/nanoshell composites for photothermally modulated drug delivery 

      West, Jennifer L.; Sershen, Scott R.; Halas, Nancy J.; Oldenburg, Steven J.; Averitt, Richard D. (2002-08-06)
      A thermally sensitive polymer-particle composite that absorbs electromagnetic radiation, and uses the absorbed energy to trigger the delivery of a chemical is disclosed. Metal nanoshells are nanoparticulate materials that ...
    • THERAPEUTIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERY OF ACTIVE AGENTS CLEAVABLY LINKED TO NANOPARTICLES 

      Zubarev, Eugene; Gibson, Jacob (2015-09-22)
      Various embodiments of the present invention pertain to therapeutic compositions that comprise: (1) an active agent (e.g., paclitaxel); and (2) a nanoparticle (e.g., gold nanoparticle). In such embodiments, the active agent ...
    • Therapeutic compositions and methods for targeted delivery of active agents 

      Tour, James M.; Berlin, Jacob; Pham, Tam; Myers, Jeffrey N.; Sano, Daisuke (2014-12-23)
      The present invention pertains to therapeutic compositions that comprise: (1) a nanovector, (2) an active agent; and (3) a targeting agent, wherein the active agent and the targeting agent are non-covalently associated ...
    • Throughput maximization in wireless communication systems 

      Ahmed, Nadeem S.; Baraniuk, Richard G. (2009-04-21)
      A communication method comprising characterizing a communications channel, determining a data rate and optionally a power allocation strategy that maximizes channel throughput, and configuring a transmitter to send a ...
    • Tissue engineering scaffolds promoting matrix protein production 

      West, Jennifer L.; Mann, Brenda K. (2009-12-22)
      Matrix-enhancing molecules, such as TGF-β, are conjugated to or immobilized on scaffolds to increase ECM production by cells for tissue engineering, tissue regeneration and wound healing applications. The matrix-enhancing ...
    • Treatment methods for fibrosis related disorders 

      Gomer, Richard; Pilling, Darrell (2011-11-15)
      The present invention relates to the ability of SAP to suppress fibrocytes. It also relates to the ability of IL-12, laminin-1, cross-linked IgG and IgG aggregates to suppress fibrocytes. Methods and compositions for ...
    • Treatment of Fibrosis related disorders 

      Gomer, Richard; Pilling, Darrell (2012-05-29)
      The present invention relates to the ability of SAP to suppress fibrocytes. It also relates to the ability of IL-12, laminin-1, cross-linked IgG and IgG aggregates to suppress fibrocytes. Methods and compositions for ...
    • Tunable light-guide image processor for multi-dimensional imaging 

      Tkaczyk, Tomasz S. (2016-09-27)
      A method of adjusting a resolution of a multidimensional imaging system includes taking a first hyperspectral snapshot by the multidimensional imaging system comprising a light processor comprising a plurality of optical ...
    • Tungstated zirconia nanocatalysts 

      Wachs, Israel E.; Ross-Medgaarden, Elizabeth I.; Wong, Michael S. (2013-06-04)
      A new type of solid acid catalyst, which promises better catalytic performance than conventionally prepared supported metal oxides due to its precisely synthesized nanostructure has been described. The catalyst is ...
    • Ultra low loss waveguide for broadband Terahertz radiation 

      Mendis, Rajind; Mittleman, Daniel M. (2012-09-04)
      An apparatus comprising a parallel plate waveguide (PPWG) comprising two plates separated by a distance that supports a multimode wave, and a transmitter configured to emit a wave having a frequency from about one hundred ...
    • Ultra-low-tension compositions and their use in enhanced oil recovery 

      Puerto, Maura; Salinas, José Luis López; Miller, Clarence A.; Hirasaki, George (2018-01-02)
      In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to compositions for enhanced oil recovery. In some embodiments, such compositions include: (1) a first agent, wherein the first agent acts as a foam booster; (2) a second ...
    • Use of carbon nanomaterials with antioxidant properties to treat oxidative stress 

      Tour, James M.; Berlin, Jacob; Marcano, Daniela; Leonard, Ashley; Kent, Thomas A.; Pautler, Robia G.; Bitner, Brittany; Inoue, Taeko (2017-02-21)
      In some embodiments, the present invention provides methods of treating oxidative stress in a subject by administering a therapeutic composition to the subject. In some embodiments, the therapeutic composition comprises a ...
    • Use of metalnanoshells to impede the photo-oxidation of conjugated polymer 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Hale, Gregory David (2005-02-08)
      The present invention relates to incorporating metal nanoshells specifically designed to interact with triplet excitons in polymers. By interacting with triplet excitons, the rate of photo-oxidation can be slowed and the ...
    • Vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays as electrodes 

      Tour, James M.; Raji, Abdul-rahman O.; Salvatierra, Rodrigo V. (2019-09-03)
      Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to electrodes that include a plurality of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes and a metal associated with the vertically aligned carbon nanotubes. The vertically aligned carbon ...
    • Vertically-stacked electronic devices having conductive carbon films 

      Tour, James M.; Li, Yubao; Sinitskiy, Alexander; Zhong, Lin; Dong, Mian; Yao, Jun (2013-03-12)
      Vertically-stacked electronic devices having conductive carbon films are disclosed. The vertically-stacked devices exhibit non-linear current-versus-voltage response over a voltage sweep range in various embodiments. The ...
    • Vibration damping and heat transfer using material phase changes 

      Kloucek, Petr; Reynolds, Daniel R. (2009-03-24)
      A method and apparatus wherein phase changes in a material can dampen vibrational energy, dampen noise and facilitate heat transfer. One embodiment includes a method for damping vibrational energy in a body. The method ...
    • Viscosity reduction of crude oil through structure determination of asphaltene molecule 

      Verma, Manjusha; Venkataraman, Pradeep; Pradhan, Sivaram; Shammai, Houman Michael; Billups, Wilbur Edward; Wellington, Scott (2019-05-14)
      Asphaltene may be effectively broken into smaller molecules by first elucidating the structure of the asphaltene and then developing a catalyst system based on the elucidated structure. The structure may be determined based ...
    • Waste remediation 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Nordlander, Peter; Neumann, Oara (2015-12-29)
      A system including a steam generation system and a chamber. The steam generation system includes a complex and the steam generation system is configured to receive water, concentrate electromagnetic (EM) radiation received ...
    • Waste remediation 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Nordlander, Peter; Neumann, Oara (2017-01-17)
      A system including a steam generation system and a chamber. The steam generation system includes a complex and the steam generation system is configured to receive water, concentrate electromagnetic (EM) radiation received ...