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    • Quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy 

      Kosterev, Anatoliy A. (2007-07-17)
      Methods and apparatus for detecting photoacoustic signals in fluid media are described. The present invention differs from conventional photoacoustic spectroscopy in that rather than accumulating the absorbed energy in the ...
    • Random access high-speed confocal microscope 

      Saggau, Peter; Bansal, Vivek; Patel, Saumil (2010-04-27)
      Disclosed herein is a confocal imaging system for imaging a specimen. The system comprises a light source, a light deflector capable of positioning a beam of light produced by the light source at one of a series of ...
    • Rebar hybrid materials and methods of making the same 

      Tour, James M.; Yan, Zheng; Peng, Zhiwei; Hauge, Robert H.; Li, Yilun (2018-02-20)
      In some embodiments, the present disclosure pertains to methods of forming a reinforcing material by: (1) depositing a first material onto a catalyst surface; and (2) forming a second material on the catalyst surface, where ...
    • Recombination assembly of large DNA fragments 

      Bennett, George N. (2007-09-11)
      A method of assembling large DNA fragments in a chromosome using site specific recombinases and alternating excisionases. The method may be performed in vitro or in vivo, but larger assemblies are possible when the assembly ...
    • Recovery and separation of crude oil and water from emulsions 

      Raney, Olina G.; Hera, John, Jr.; Nguyen, Duy T.; Poindexter, Michael K.; Hirasaki, George J.; Miller, Clarence A. (2014-12-16)
      A composition and method demulsify a produced emulsion from anionic surfactants and polymer (SP) and alkali, surfactants, and polymer (ASP). The produced emulsion is demulsified into oil and water. In one embodiment, the ...
    • Recycling system for manipulation of intracellular NADH availability 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Berrios-Rivera, Susan J.; Bennett, George N. (2010-05-04)
      The present invention describes a novel recombinant NADH recycling system that is used as a process for producing reduced compounds. In a specific embodiment, the reduced compounds include ethanol, succinate, lactate, a ...
    • Recycling system for manipulation of intracellular NADH availability 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Berrios-Rivera, Susan J.; Bennett, George N. (2007-08-14)
      The present invention describes a novel recombinant NADH recycling system that is used as a process for producing reduced compounds. In a specific embodiment, the reduced compounds include ethanol, succinate, lactate, a ...
    • Reduced activity of ubiCA in E. coli 

      San, Ka-yiu; Bennett, George (2017-02-07)
      Production of products by engineered bacteria is increased by regulating cellular respiration. Cellular respiration is controlled by reducing electron transfer enzyme activity. Some examples of electron transfer enzymes ...
    • Reduced phosphotransferase system activity in bacteria 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Causey, Thomas Bryce; Wong, Matthew Sing; Wu, Steven (2012-08-07)
      A method of producing biological products using bacteria with an inactivated ptsHI and wild type err and no added glucose transport activity and which consumes nearly all glucose in the media is described. The ΔptsHI ...
    • Reductive functionalization of carbon nanotubes 

      Billups, Edward W.; Sadana, Anil K.; Liang, Feng; Hauge, Robert H. (2010-07-20)
      The present invention is directed to novel processes for the functionalization (derivatization) of carbon nanotubes and, as an extension, to fullerenes and other carbon surfaces. Generally, such processes involve reductive ...
    • Resonant cavity integrated into a waveguide for terahertz sensing 

      Mendis, Rajind; Mittleman, Daniel M. (2012-11-13)
      A method comprising polarizing and coupling an electromagnetic beam to a first-order transverse electric (TE1) mode with respect to a parallel plate waveguide (PPWG) integrated resonator comprising two plates and a cavity, ...
    • Resonant optothermoacoustic detection of optical absorption 

      Kosterev, Anatoliy A.; Bachilo, Sergei M. (2012-01-24)
      A device comprising an acoustic detector, one or more thermal sensing elements coupled to the acoustic detector, and a light source. A method comprising directing a beam of light at a wavelength at or near one or more ...
    • Responsive liquid crystal elastomers for enhanced cell sheet alignment 

      Verduzco, Rafael; Jacot, Jeffrey G.; Adetiba, Oluwatomiyin; Agrawal, Aditya (2017-04-18)
      Responsive, biocompatible substrates are of interest for directing the maturation and function of cells in vitro during cell culture. This can potentially provide cells and tissues with desirable properties for regenerative ...
    • Reverse beta oxidation pathway 

      Gonzalez, Ramon; Clomburg, James; Dellomonaco, Clementina; Miller, Elliot N. (2016-08-16)
      The invention relates to recombinant microorganisms that have been engineered to produce various chemicals using genes that have been repurposed to create a reverse beta oxidation pathway. Generally speaking, the beta ...
    • Ribonucleotide preparations and uses thereof 

      Kulkarni, Anil D.; Van Buren, Charles T.; Rudolph, Frederick B. (1998-01-27)
      The present invention comprises compositions and preparations for the promotion of wound healing in an animal. Methods for preparing the compositions as well as methods for using the compositions to achieve the promotion ...
    • Risk analysis for data-intensive stochastic models 

      Arumugam, Subramanian; Haas, Peter J.; Jampani, Ravindranath Chowdary; Jermaine, Christopher; Perez, Luis L.; Xu, Fei (2012-12-25)
      A risk analysis system and method are provided. The system includes an analyzer for analyzing database instances by executing a query on each database instance and selecting a cutoff value. The analyzer also discards the ...
    • Ropes comprised of single-walled and double-walled carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Hafner, Jason H.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Smith, Kenneth A. (2006-12-19)
      The present invention concerns a method for growing carbon nanotubes using a catalyst system that preferentially promotes the growth of single- and double-wall carbon nanotubes, rather than larger multi-walled carbon ...
    • Ropes of single-wall carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Guo, Ting; Rinzler, Andrew G.; Nikolaev, Pavel; Thess, Andreas (2006-07-04)
      This invention provides a method of making single-wall carbon nanotubes by laser vaporizing a mixture of carbon and one or more Group VIII transition metals. Single-wall carbon nanotubes preferentially form in the vapor ...
    • Ropes of single-wall carbon nanotubes and compositions thereof 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Guo, Ting; Rinzler, Andrew G.; Nikolaev, Pavel; Thess, Andreas (2008-03-04)
      This invention provides a method of making single-wall carbon nanotubes by laser vaporizing a mixture of carbon and one or more Group VIII transition metals. Single-wall carbon nanotubes preferentially form in the vapor ...
    • Selective functionalization of carbon nanotubes 

      Strano, Michael S.; Usrey, Monica; Barone, Paul; Dyke, Christopher A.; Tour, James M.; Kittrell, Carter W.; Hauge, Robert H.; Smalley, Richard E. (2009-08-11)
      The present invention is directed toward methods of selectively functionalizing carbon nanotubes of a specific type or range of types, based on their electronic properties, using diazonium chemistry. The present invention ...