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James Norris, Gary Clawson, Caroline Westwater, David Schofield, Michael Schmidt, Brian Hoel, Joseph Dolan, Wei Hua Pan: Tissue-specific and pathogen-specific toxic agents and ribozymes. MUSC Foundation for Research Development, The Penn State Research Foundation, Pennie & Edmonds, August 7, 2001: US06271359 (116 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to the discovery, identification and characterization of toxic agents which are lethal to pathogens and methods for targeting such toxic agents to a pathogen or pathogen infected cells in order to treat and/or eradicate the infection. In particular, the present inventio ...


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Douglas M Mechlenburg, Roger Paul Gaumond: Muscle stimulating device and method for diagnosing and treating a breathing disorder. Respironics, The Penn State Research Foundation, Michael W Haas, August 3, 2004: US06770022 (113 worldwide citation)


A device and method for magnetic stimulation of muscles for the diagnosis and relief of a breathing disorder, such as obstructive sleep apnea is disclosed. Magnetic stimulation is used to stimulate muscles which serve to stabilize the upper airway of an individual whose nocturnal apneic events are r ...


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Michael Natan: Self-assembled metal colloid monolayers. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, March 11, 1997: US05609907 (108 worldwide citation)


What follows is a description of an invention for the preparation of macroscopic metal surfaces by self assembly of colloidal metal particles. Metal surfaces play a critical role in technology, and in many cases, the surface morphology dictates function. The strategy delineated herein, the use of na ...


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Michael J Natan, Christine Keating: Surface enhanced raman scattering from metal nanoparticle-analyte-noble metal substrate sandwiches. The Penn State Research Foundation, November 21, 2000: US06149868 (101 worldwide citation)


A substrate for surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) is described in which the analyte is deliberately sandwiched between a colloidal metal nanoparticle and the SERS substrate. In a first embodiment, the analyte is a protein, and the sandwich comprises a protein:Au colloid complex adsorbed to an ...


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Vijay K Varadan, Peng Thian Teo: Tunable dual-band ferroelectric antenna. The Penn State Research Foundation, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, December 11, 2001: US06329959 (95 worldwide citation)


A multilayer tunable ferroelectric antenna assembly that includes two superimposed substrate layers. A first substrate layer consists of a low dielectric material carrying on one face an electrically ground plane, and on its opposite face an electrically conductive patch serving as an active feeder- ...


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Vijay K Varadan, Kalarickaparambil Vinoy, Jose A Kollakompil, Vasundara V Varadan: Miniaturized conformal wideband fractal antennas on high dielectric substrates and chiral layers. The Penn State Research Foundation, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, February 25, 2003: US06525691 (94 worldwide citation)


A class of antennas that comprise an electrically conductive fractal pattern disposed on a dielectric substrate and are capable of construction in a size measured in centimeters as compared to previous antennas of the same class that measured in meters. One antenna style has a ground plane that is p ...


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Stephen J Fonash, A Kaan Kalkan: Nanostructure tailoring of material properties using controlled crystallization. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, November 30, 1999: US05994164 (81 worldwide citation)


The present invention is generally related to controllably modifying or tailoring the structure of crystalline films to adjust and enhance the material properties of the film, such as optical, mechanical and electrical properties. Crystalline films generally refer to microcrystalline (.mu.c) film, n ...


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Mark Kester: System and device for preventing restenosis in body vessels. The Penn State Research Foundation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 27, 2004: US06682545 (79 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to a system and device for preventing stenosis and/or restenosis after an invasive procedure in a body vessel or cavity having an inner wall surface, the system comprising inserting a device coated with a growth arresting, lipid-derived, bioactive substance at a desired ...


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James Z Wang, Ritendra Datta, Jia Li: Image-based CAPTCHA generation system. The Penn State Research Foundation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, April 19, 2011: US07929805 (75 worldwide citation)


In a system and method for the generation of attack-resistant, user-friendly, image-based CAPTCHAs (Completely Automated Public test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart), controlled distortions are applied to randomly chosen images and presented to a user for annotation from a given list of words. An ...


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Carl S Holland, David J Cannon: Cable array robot for material handling. The Penn State Research Foundation, Michael A Mann, Nexsen Pruet Adams Kleemeier, November 30, 2004: US06826452 (75 worldwide citation)


A cable array robotic system and apparatus for applications such as cargo handling at sea and pallet handling in manufacturing, based on a multi-cable robotic control system is disclosed. The cables are deployed from three or more folding, telescoping masts at the corners of a work area. The cables ...



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