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    • Apparatus and method for compressive sensing radar imaging 

      Baraniuk, Richard G.; Steeghs, Theo P. H. (2011-04-19)
      Method and apparatus for developing radar scene and target profiles based on Compressive Sensing concept. An outgoing radar waveform is transmitted in the direction of a radar target and the radar reflectivity profile is ...
    • Array of fullerene nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Dai, Hongjie; Liu, Jie; Rinzler, Andrew G.; Hafner, Jason H.; Smith, Kenneth A.; Guo, Ting; Nikolaev, Pavel; Thess, Andreas (2009-12-15)
      This invention relates generally to forming an array of fullerene nanotubes. In one embodiment, a macroscopic molecular array is provided comprising at least about 106 fullerene nanotubes in generally parallel orientation ...
    • Array of single-wall carbon nanotubes 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Colbert, Daniel T.; Dai, Hongjie; Liu, Jie; Rinzler, Andrew G.; Hafner, Jason H.; Smith, Kenneth A.; Guo, Ting; Nikolaev, Pavel; Thess, Andreas (2006-07-04)
      This invention relates generally to forming an array of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT). In one embodiment, a macroscopic molecular array is provided comprising at least about 106 single-wall carbon nanotubes in generally ...
    • Autonomous robotic crawler for in-pipe inspection 

      Ghorbel, Fathi Hassan; Dabney, James Bruster (2007-02-27)
      The specification discloses a robot for inspection adapted to travel virtually unlimited distances through small-diameter enclosed spaces such as conduits or ducts, preferably using a fluid-driven screw-drive propulsion ...
    • Bacteria and method for synthesizing fatty acids 

      San, Ka-yiu; Li, Mai; Zhang, Xiujun (2016-04-12)
      There is provided a recombinant bacterium comprising at least one overexpressed acyl-ACP thioesterase gene, and wherein at least one gene from the tricarboxylic acid cycle or glycolysis or both is inactivated. There is ...
    • Bacteria and method for synthesizing fatty acids 

      San, Ka-yiu; Li, Mai (2017-03-21)
      The present invention discloses a process for increasing the production of free fatty acids at high yield (close to maximum theoretical yield), with various fatty acid compositions and various percentage of fatty acids ...
    • Bandgap engineering of carbon quantum dots 

      Tour, James M.; Ye, Ruquan; Metzger, Andrew; Stavinoha, Macy; Zheng, Yonghao (2018-10-02)
      Embodiments of the present disclosure pertain to scalable methods of producing carbon quantum dots with desired bandgaps by the following steps: exposing a carbon source to an oxidant at a reaction temperature, where the ...
    • Bio-nano-chips for on-site drug screening 

      McDevitt, John T.; Christodoulides, Nicolaos; Floriano, Pierre N.; Simmons, Glennon (2017-07-18)
      A bio-nano-chip (BNC) technology that works in connection with non-invasive samples, such as saliva, cheek swab or urine samples that can be easily performed by non-specialists, such as security personnel and police officers ...
    • Biocompatible macromers 

      Jo, Seongbong; Mikos, Antonios G. (2005-04-26)
      A new oligomer based on alternating fumaric acid and poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) units is provided. The oligo(PEG fumarate) (OPF) may be functionalized by modification with a biocompatible organic group. Further, the OPF ...
    • Biodegradable bone templates 

      Mikos, Antonios G. (1996-06-04)
      A biodegradable, bioresorbable, three-dimensional template for repair and replacement of diseased or injured bone which provides mechanical strength to bone while also providing a guide for growth of bone tissue. Preferably, ...
    • Biodegradable poly (propylene fumarate) networks cross linked with poly (propylene fumarate) -diacrylate macromers 

      He, Shulin; Yaszemski, Michael J.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2004-07-06)
      A network consisting essentially of poly(propylene fumarate) cross linked with diacrylate and a method for making same.
    • Biodegradable poly(propylene fumarate) networks cross linked with poly(propylene fumarate)-diacrylate macromers 

      He, Shulin; Yaszemski, Michael J.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2002-07-23)
      A network consisting essentially of poly(propylene fumarate) cross linked with diacrylate and a method for making same.
    • Biomimetic 3-dimensional scaffold with metabolic stream separation for bioartificial liver device 

      Geltser, Ilia (2008-07-01)
      A bio-artificial organ comprises a substrate comprising a roll of a substrate material, and a plurality of cells adhered to the substrate, the roll being formed from a sheet rolled to form a plurality of layers that include ...
    • Blocking sporulation by inhibiting SpoIIE 

      Bennett, George N.; Scotcher, Miles C. (2008-10-07)
      We have shown that the control of solventogenesis and sporulation can be genetically uncoupled in C. acetobutylicum. In strain 824(pASspo), the absence of SpoIIE causes sporulation to be blocked at stage II. The cell remains ...
    • Blocking sporulation by inhibiting SpoIIE 

      Bennett, George N.; Scotcher, Miles C. (2011-12-27)
      We have shown that the control of solventogenesis and sporulation can be genetically uncoupled in C. acetobutylicum. In strain 824(pASspo), the absence of SpoIIE causes sporulation to be blocked at stage II. The cell remains ...
    • Bone replacement compound comprising poly(polypropylene fumarate) 

      Peter, Susan J.; Yaszemski, Michael J.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2000-09-26)
      A method for controlling the gel point of a bone cement containing poly(polypropylene fumarate), a cross-linking monomer, an initiator, an inorganic filler, and a radical initiator. The gel point is controlled by varying ...
    • Bubble continuous positive airway pressure 

      Richards-kortum, Rebecca; Oden, Maria Z.; Brown, Jocelyn Kaye; Miros, Robert H. J.; Molyneux, Elizabeth (2019-06-11)
      A bubble continuous positive airway pressure system may include an adjustable flow generator configured to control a flow rate of air to be delivered to a patient. A pressure-regulated delivery system is configured to ...
    • Bulk cutting of carbon nanotubes using electron beam irradiation 

      Ziegler, Kirk J.; Rauwald, Urs; Hauge, Robert H.; Schmidt, Howard K.; Smalley, Richard E.; Kittrell, Carter W.; Gu, Zhenning (2013-09-24)
      According to some embodiments, the present invention provides a method for attaining short carbon nanotubes utilizing electron beam irradiation, for example, of a carbon nanotube sample. The sample may be pretreated, for ...
    • Bulk separation of carbon nanotubes by bandgap 

      Tour, James M.; Dyke, Christopher A.; Flatt, Austen K. (2011-05-10)
      The present invention is directed to methods of separating carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by their electronic type (e.g., metallic, semi-metallic, and semiconducting). Perhaps most generally, in some embodiments, the present ...
    • Camera based photoplethysmogram estimation 

      Kumar, Mayank; Veeraraghavan, Ashok; Sabharwal, Ashutosh (2018-04-10)
      A system for estimating a photoplethysmogram waveform of a target includes an image processor configured to obtain images of the target and a waveform analyzer. The waveform analyzer is configured to determine a weight of ...