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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. (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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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-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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Water-soluble carbon nanotube compositions for drug delivery and medicinal applications 

      Tour, James M.; Lucente-schultz, Rebecca; Leonard, Ashley; Kosynkin, Dmitry V.; Price, Brandi Katherine; Hudson, Jared L.; Conyers, Jodie L., Jr.; Moore, Valerie C.; Casscells, Ward S.; Myers, Jeffrey N.; Milas, Zvonimir L.; Mason, Kathy A.; Milas, Luka (2014-07-22)
      Compositions comprising a plurality of functionalized carbon nanotubes and at least one type of payload molecule are provided herein. The compositions are soluble in water and PBS in some embodiments. In certain embodiments, ...
    • Wellbore fluids incorporating magnetic carbon nanoribbons and magnetic functionalized carbon nanoribbons and methods of using the same 

      Tour, James M.; Genorio, Bostjan; Lu, Wei; Hoelscher, Katherine Price; Friedheim, James; Patel, Arvind D. (2019-01-15)
      A wellbore fluid may include an oleaginous continuous phase, one or more magnetic carbon nanoribbons, and at least one weighting agent. A method of performing wellbore operations may include circulating a wellbore fluid ...