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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wireless synchronization of mm-wave arrays 

      Chen, Charles; Babakhani, Aydin (2018-10-23)
      Systems and methods providing wireless synchronization of wave arrays may include an antenna that receives a wireless injection signal and another antenna that radiates a locked wave signal corresponding to the injection ...
    • Wound healing dressing for enhancing fibrocyte formation 

      Gomer, Richard; Pilling, Darrell (2011-05-03)
      The present invention relates to the ability of SAP to suppress the differentiation of monocytes into fibrocytes. It also relates to the ability of IL-4 and IL-3 to enhance the differentiation of monocytes into fibrocytes. ...