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  • Pneumatic Yaw Control Effector for Aircraft 

    Williams, David R.; Seidel, Jürgen (2018-04-17)
    An apparatus and method for controlling a yaw moment of a flight vehicle, such as an aircraft. A wing structure of the flight vehicle has a first opening or actuator positioned by a first apex section of a first side of ...
  • Nanopore Stochastic Sensing of Biomarkers 

    Guan, Xiyun; Wang, Liang; Zhou, Shuo (2017-11-28)
    A method and system for sensing or characterizing a biomarker, such as a proteolytic enzyme or nucleic acid. The system comprises a nanopore sensor to determine a current modulation of a sample including a biomarker, and ...
  • Alloys as Cathode Materials for Lithium-Air Batteries 

    Sankarasubramanian, Shrihari; Prakash, Jai; Mizuno, Fuminori; Singh, Nikhilendra (2017-10-24)
    A Li-air battery is provided. The battery contains: an anode compartment containing lithium or a lithium alloy as active metal; a cathode compartment supplied with an O2 source; and a lithium ion conductive membrane ...
  • Multi-Resolution Depth Estimation Using Modified Census Transform for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems 

    Loghman, Maziar; Mesmakhosroshahi, Maral; Kim, Joohee (2017-09-05)
    A computer-implemented depth estimation method based on non-parametric Census transform with adaptive window patterns and semi-global optimization. A modified cross-based cost aggregation technique adaptively creates the ...
  • System and Method for Determining and Sharing Spectrum Availability 

    Taher, Tanim; Roberson, Dennis (2017-06-13)
    A method and apparatus for determining and sharing RF spectrum availability. The method includes automatically sensing and analyzing a spectrum to identify used and/or unused portions of the spectrum, and automatically ...
  • Ultrasound-Assisted Water-Confined Laser Micromachining 

    Wu, Benxin (2017-05-16)
    Systems and processes for improved laser machining, such as micro machining, of a workpiece. Systems and processes involve directing at a first surface of the workpiece a laser beam and wherein at least the laser-irradiated ...
  • Collaborative and Personalized Storage and Search in Hierarchical Abstract Data Organization Systems 

    Frieder, Ophir; Kapoor, Sanjiv (2017-04-25)
    A method in a data processing system and apparatus for organizing files, data items, web site members, or web pages, structured or unstructured, of multiple users stored across one or more server computers into hierarchical ...
  • Synthesis of Therapeutic and Diagnostic Drugs Centered on Regioselective and Stereoselective Ring Opening of Aziridinium Ions 

    Chong, Hyun-Soon (2016-09-20)
    Stereoselective and regioselective synthesis of compounds via nucleophilic ring opening reactions of aziridinium ions for use in steroselective and regioselective synthesis of therapeutic and diagnostic compounds
  • Physical Assistive Robotic Systems 

    Ota, Yasuhiro; Ryumae, Masaru; Sato, Keiichi; Sano, Shin (2016-07-05)
    A physical assistive robotic device may include a frame including an upright support member, a lateral member slidably engaged with the upright support member, a handle slidably engaged with the upright support member, an ...
  • Increased Ethanol Production by Genetic Engineering of Microorganisms to Express Hemoglobin 

    Sanny, Tony; Stark, Benjamin C. (2016-04-12)
    The present disclosure describes novel bacterial strains which express a pyruvate decarboxylase gene and at least one alcohol dehydrogenase gene from a bacteria of the genus Zymomonas and also express a hemoglobin gene ...
  • Three-Dimensional Supercapacitors and Batteries with High Energy Densities 

    Shaw, Leon (2016-03-29)
    A three-dimensional electrode architecture for a supercapacitor and/or battery characterized by high power density and high energy density includes at least one at least one negative electrode and at least one positive ...
  • Hierarchical Structured Data Organization System 

    Frieder, Ophir; Kapoor, Sanjiv (2015-11-10)
    A method in a data processing system and apparatus for organizing files or web pages, structured or unstructured, of multiple users stored across one or more server computers into hierarchical file structures on a recordable ...
  • Hybrid Aerial and Terrestrial Vehicle 

    Kalantari, Arash; Spenko, Matthew (2015-10-06)
    A vehicle capable of both aerial and terrestrial locomotion. The terrestrial and aerial vehicle includes a flying device and a rolling cage connected to the flying device by at least one revolute joint. The rolling cage ...
  • Hierarchical Structured Data Organization System 

    Frieder, Ophir; Kapoor, Sanjiv (2015-09-08)
    A method in a data processing system and apparatus for organizing files or web pages, structured or unstructured, of multiple users stored across one or more server computers into hierarchical file structures on a recordable ...
  • Hybrid Aerial and Terrestrial Vehicle 

    Kalantari, Arash; Spenko, Matthew (2015-06-23)
    A vehicle capable of both aerial and terrestrial locomotion. The terrestrial and aerial vehicle includes a flying device and a rolling cage connected to the flying device by at least one revolute joint. The rolling cage ...
  • Robotic Cane Devices 

    Ota, Yasuhiro; Ryumae, Masaru; Sato, Keiichi; Sano, Shin (2015-01-06)
    A robotic cane may include a grip handle, a cane body extending from the grip handle at a first end, a motorized omni-directional wheel coupled to a second end of the cane body, a balance control sensor, and a controller ...
  • Hybrid Energy Storage System 

    Cao, Jian; Emadi, Ali (2014-10-14)
    A hybrid energy storage system for supplying power to an application with a fluctuating load profile, such as, for example, electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, wind energy harvesting ...
  • Timing-aware Data Prefetching for Microprocessors 

    Sun, Xian-He; Chen, Yong; Zhu, Huaiyu (2014-10-07)
    A method and apparatus for prefetching data from memory for a multicore data processor. A prefetcher issues a plurality of requests to prefetch data from a memory device to a memory cache. Consecutive cache misses are ...
  • Automatic Insulin Pumps Using Recursive Multivariable Models and Adaptive Control Algorithms 

    Cinar, Ali; Oruklu, Meriyan (2014-04-08)
    A method and device for monitoring or treating patient glucose levels. The device includes a glucose sensor for measuring a glucose level of a patient, a physiological status monitoring system for measuring at least one ...
  • Systems, Methods, and Protocols for Process Migration and Group Membership management 

    Sun, Xian-He; Du, Cong (2012-12-18)
    A system, method, and set of protocols for dynamic group communication are provided for enabling dynamic process migration and dynamic group membership management. A process in a group receives and distributes a migration ...