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    • Multisample bionanochip platform 

      Mcdevitt, John; Christodoulidies, Nicolaos; Floriano, Pierre N.; Abram, Tim (2016-02-02)
      A bionanochip cartridge for analysis of multiple samples or analytes is provided herein, and the cartridge is dimensioned to take advantage of existing robotic microtiter plate handling equipment. Fluidics are specially ...
    • Mutant E. coli strain with increased succinic acid production 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Sánchez, Ailen (2010-09-07)
      The invention relates to a mutant strain of bacteria, which either lacks or contains mutant genes for several key metabolic enzymes, and which produces high amounts of succinic acid under anaerobic conditions.
    • Mutant E. coli strain with increased succinic acid production 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Sánchez, Ailen (2007-05-29)
      The invention relates to a mutant strain of bacteria, which either lacks or contains mutant genes for several key metabolic enzymes, and which produces high amounts of succinic acid under anaerobic conditions.
    • Nano-encapsulated triggered-release viscosity breaker 

      Rana, Rohit K.; Murthy, Vinit S.; Wong, Michael S.; Norman, Lewis R. (2015-06-30)
      A method for the encapsulation and triggered-release of water-soluble or water-dispersible materials. The method comprises a) providing an amount of electrolyte having a charge, b) providing an amount of counterion having ...
    • Nanocomposite oil sensors for downhole hydrocarbon detection 

      Tour, James M.; Hwang, Chih-chau; Lu, Wei; Ruan, Gedeng; Tomson, Mason B.; Kan, Amy; Wang, Lu; Wong, Michael S.; Kini, Gautam; Hirasaki, George J.; Miller, Clarence (2016-06-28)
      Various embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to nanocomposites for detecting hydrocarbons in a geological structure. In some embodiments, the nanocomposites include: a core particle; a polymer associated with the ...
    • Nanoparticle comprising nanoshell of thickness less than the bulk electron mean free path of the shell material 

      Oldenburg, Steven J.; Averitt, Richard D.; Halas, Nancy J. (2008-05-13)
      The present invention is for particulate compositions and methods for producing them that can absorb or scatter electromagnetic radiation. The particles are homogeneous in size and are comprised of a nonconducting inner ...
    • Nanoparticle-based all-optical sensors 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Lal, Surbhi; Nordlander, Peter J.; Jackson, Joseph B.; Moran, Cristin Erin (2004-08-17)
      The present invention provides a sensor that includes an optical device as a support for a thin film formed by a matrix containing resonant nanoparticles. The nanoparticles may be optically coupled to the optical device ...
    • Nanoparticle/nanotube-based nanoelectronic devices and chemically-directed assembly thereof 

      Schmidt, Howard K. (2011-02-22)
      According to some embodiments, the present invention provides a nanoelectronic device based on a nanostructure that may include a nanotube with first and second ends, a metallic nanoparticle attached to the first end, and ...
    • Nanoporous metal-oxide memory 

      Tour, James M.; Wang, Gunuk; Yang, Yang (2017-11-28)
      A nanoporous (NP) memory may include a non-porous layer and a nanoporous layer sandwiched between the bottom and top electrodes. The memory may be free of diodes, selectors, and/or transistors that may be necessary in other ...
    • Nanorice particles: hybrid plasmonic nanostructures 

      Wang, Hui; Brandl, Daniel; Le, Fei; Nordlander, Peter J.; Halas, Nancy J. (2010-09-07)
      A new hybrid nanoparticle, i.e., a nanorice particle, which combines the intense local fields of nanorods with the highly tunable plasmon resonances of nanoshells, is described herein. This geometry possesses far greater ...
    • Nanostructures and lithographic method for producing highly sensitive substrates for surface-enhanced spectroscopy 

      Natelson, Douglas; Ward, Daniel Robert; Keane, Zachary Kyle (2012-07-17)
      A method for producing planar extended electrodes with nanoscale spacings that exhibit very large SERS signals, with each nanoscale gap having one well-defined hot spot. The resulting highly sensitive substrate has extended ...
    • Nanotube-amino acids and methods for preparing same 

      Khabashesku, Valery N.; Peng, Haiqing; Margrave, John L.; Margrave, Mary Lou (2012-01-10)
      The present invention is directed toward compositions comprising carbon nanotubes (CNTs) that are sidewall-functionalized with amino acid groups, and to amino acid compositions comprising carbon nanotubes. The present ...
    • Native NAD-dependent GAPDH replaced with NADP-dependent GAPDH plus NADK 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Wang, Yipeng (2014-04-29)
      This invention is metabolically engineer bacterial strains that provide increased intracellular NADPH availability for the purpose of increasing the yield and productivity of NADPH-dependent compounds. In the invention, ...
    • Natural products from Vinca 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Chung, Ill-Min; Ahmad, Ateeque (2012-06-26)
      New and useful compounds C. roseus cultured hairy roots are provided, by Isolating flavone glycosides together with a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. This is accomplished by immersing powdered the hairy roots in ...
    • Negative stiffness device and method 

      Constantinou, Michael C.; Reinhorn, Andrei M.; Sarlis, Apostolos A.; Taylor, Douglas; Lee, David A.; Nagarajaiah, Satish; Pasala, Dharma Theja R. (2014-10-14)
      A negative stiffness device and method for seismic protection of a structure is described. In one embodiment, the device has an anchor frame and a movement frame laterally translatable relative to the anchor frame. The ...
    • Nerolidol- terpene- and terpene deriviative synthesis 

      McNeil, Caroline Virginia; Morlacchi, Pietro; Baevich, Alyssa; Matsuda, Seiichi P. T. (2012-05-08)
      According to one embodiment, the description relates to a method of nerolidol production. The method includes culturing a yeast strain lacking functional squalene synthase and overproducing HMG CoA reductase in synthetic ...
    • Network tomography using closely-spaced unicast packets 

      Nowak, Robert D.; Coates, Mark J. (2005-01-04)
      This work discloses a unicast, end-to-end network performance measurement process which is capable of determining internal network losses, delays, and probability mass functions for these characteristics. The process is ...
    • Ni(OH)2 nanoporous films as electrodes 

      Tour, James M.; Yang, Yang (2019-03-19)
      The present disclosure pertains to electrodes that include a nickel-based material and at least one porous region with a plurality of nickel hydroxide moieties on a surface of the nickel-based material. The nickel-based ...
    • Nitric oxide-producing hydrogel materials 

      West, Jennifer L.; Masters, Kristyn Simcha (2007-10-09)
      Hydrogels releasing or producing NO, most preferably photopolymerizable biodegradable hydrogels capable of releasing physiological amounts of NO for prolonged periods of time, are applied to sites on or in a patient in ...
    • Nitric oxide-producing hydrogel materials 

      West, Jennifer L.; Masters, Kristyn Simcha (2010-01-26)
      Hydrogels releasing or producing NO, most preferably polymerizable biodegradable hydrogels capable of releasing physiological amounts of NO for prolonged periods of time, are applied to sites on or in a patient in need of ...