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    • Adaptive power system 

      Frantz, Jeremy P.; Welsh, Erik J.; Ganier II, Carroll J. (2008-06-10)
      A power system having an extended life and a system and method for extending the life of a battery powered device. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing a plurality of power sources and an alternate energy ...
    • Addressable SiOX memory array with incorporated diodes 

      Tour, James M.; Yao, Jun; Lin, Jian; Wang, Gunuk; Palem, Krishna (2016-07-05)
      Various embodiments of the resistive memory cells and arrays discussed herein comprise: (1) a first electrode; (2) a second electrode; (3) resistive memory material; and (4) a diode. The resistive memory material is selected ...
    • Adjustable-volume liquid dispensing pump 

      Oden, Maria; Schutze, Gordon E.; Bennett, Kimberly A.; Schwab, Brian D.; Ginnings, Charles A.; Jeans, Megan E.; Ambrose, Catherine G. (2012-09-11)
      An adjustable-volume liquid dispenser is disclosed. In one embodiment, an adjustable-volume liquid dispenser includes a spout and a plunger secured to the spout. The dispenser further includes a plunger lock moveable ...
    • Aerobic succinate production in bacteria 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Lin, Henry (2011-05-03)
      Methods of increasing yields of succinate using aerobic culture methods and a multi-mutant E. coli strain are provided. Also provided is a mutant strain of E. coli that produces high amounts of succinic acid.
    • Aerobic succinate production in bacteria 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Lin, Henry (2007-07-17)
      Methods of increasing yields of succinate using aerobic culture methods and a multi-mutant E. coli strain are provided. Also provided is a mutant strain of E. coli that produces high amounts of succinic acid.
    • Aerobic succinate production in bacteria 

      San, Ka-Yiu; Bennett, George N.; Lin, Henry (2007-08-28)
      Methods of increasing yields of succinate using aerobic culture methods and a multi-mutant E. coli strain are provided. Also provided is a mutant strain of E. coli that produces high amounts of succinic acid.
    • Aliphatic amine based nanocarbons for the absorption of carbon dioxide 

      Barron, Andrew R.; Dillon, Eoghan (2015-05-19)
      A composition of matter, and method to make same, for a nano-based material including a nanocarbon support to which is attached an aliphatic amine. In particular, the composition of matter is an aliphatic amine-nanocarbon ...
    • Aliphatic amine based nanocarbons for the absorption of carbon dioxide 

      Barron, Andrew R.; Dillon, Eoghan (2014-01-28)
      A composition of matter, and method to make same, for a nano-based material including a nanocarbon support to which is attached an aliphatic amine. In particular, the composition of matter is an aliphatic amine-nanocarbon ...
    • All optical nanoscale sensor 

      Halas, Nancy J.; Johnson, Don H.; Bishnoi, Sandra Whaley; Levin, Carly S.; Rozell, Christopher John; Johnson, Bruce R. (2011-10-25)
      A composition comprising a nanoparticle and at least one adsorbate associated with the nanoparticle, wherein the adsorbate displays at least one chemically responsive optical property. A method comprising associating an ...
    • Amplification of carbon nanotubes via seeded-growth methods 

      Smalley, Richard E.; Hauge, Robert H.; Barron, Andrew R.; Tour, James M.; Schmidt, Howard K.; Billups, Edward W.; Dyke, Christopher A.; Moore, Valerie C.; Whitsitt, Elizabeth Anne; Anderson, Robin E.; Colorado Jr., Ramon; Stewart, Michael P.; Ogrin, Douglas C. (2013-10-22)
      The present invention is directed towards methods (processes) of providing large quantities of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) of defined diameter and chirality (i.e., precise populations). In such processes, CNT seeds of a ...
    • Anaerobic fermentation of glycerol 

      Gonzalez, Ramon (2012-12-18)
      The invention relates to the development of appropriate cultivation conditions for a bacteria to grow anaerobically (fermentatively) on a glycerol substrate. The method requires culturing bacteria having a functional ...
    • Anaerobic fermentation of glycerol 

      Gonzalez, Ramon (2012-03-06)
      The invention relates to the development of appropriate cultivation conditions for a bacteria to grow anaerobically (fermentatively) on a glycerol substrate. The method requires culturing bacteria having a functional ...
    • Analog system for computing sparse codes 

      Rozell, Christopher John; Johnson, Don H.; Baraniuk, Richard G.; Olshausen, Bruno A.; Ortman, Robert Lowell (2010-08-24)
      A parallel dynamical system for computing sparse representations of data, i.e., where the data can be fully represented in terms of a small number of non-zero code elements, and for reconstructing compressively sensed ...
    • Analyzing the transport of plasmonic particles through mineral formations 

      Barron, Andrew R.; Maguire-Boyle, Samuel J.; Orbaek, Alvin White (2013-11-05)
      A transport of plasmonic particles through a mineral formation is analyzed by flowing a plasmonic particles solution through an immobile phase (e.g., a mineral formation), determining an absorbance of the plasmonic particles ...
    • Anode battery materials and methods of making the same 

      Biswal, Sibani Lisa; Thakur, Madhuri; Wong, Michael S.; Sinsabaugh, Steven L.; Isaacson, Mark (2016-05-17)
      In some embodiments, the present invention provides novel methods of preparing porous silicon films and particles for lithium ion batteries. In some embodiments, such methods generally include: (1) etching a silicon material ...
    • Antibiotic microspheres for treatment and prevention of osteomyelitis and enhancement of bone regrowth 

      Ambrose, Catherine G.; Clyburn, Terry A.; Mikos, Antonio G. (2015-03-24)
      A method of treating or preventing infection at a surgical site comprising a bony defect and an implanted metal device is disclosed. Biodegradable microspheres are placed at the site and are capable of near-linear controlled ...
    • Antimicrobial proteins from the SPO1 bacteriophage 

      Stewart, Charles R.; Shamoo, Yousif A. (2007-01-02)
      Anti-bacterial peptides are provided which are derived from the bacteriophage SPO1.
    • Apparatus and method for compressive imaging and sensing through multiplexed modulation 

      Kelly, Kevin F.; Baraniuk, Richard G.; Woods, Gary; Sun, Ting; Turner, Matthew (2015-09-01)
      Compressive imaging apparatus employing multiple modulators in various optical schemes to generate the modulation patterns before the signal is recorded at a detector. The compressive imaging apparatus is equally valid ...
    • Apparatus and method for compressive imaging and sensing through multiplexed modulation via spinning disks 

      Kelly, Kevin F.; Baraniuk, Richard G.; Woods, Gary; Sun, Ting; Turner, Matthew (2016-12-13)
      Compressive imaging apparatus employing multiple modulators in various optical schemes to generate the modulation patterns before the signal is recorded at a detector. The compressive imaging apparatus is equally valid ...
    • 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 ...