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Charles Palmer: Nasal oral respiratory interface. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, May 13, 2003: US06561192 (51 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for stabilizing at least one medical device such as a tracheal or gastric tube entering or covering at least one facial cavity such as the mouth and/or nose, taking advantage of a stabilization stent to secure to a patient's face the trac ...


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House Kurt Z, House Christopher H, Aziz Michael J, Schrag Daniel Paul: Carbon dioxide capture and related processes. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, The Penn State Research Foundation, House Kurt Z, House Christopher H, Aziz Michael J, Schrag Daniel Paul, WALAT Robert H, February 14, 2008: WO/2008/018928 (50 worldwide citation)


Processes for capturing carbon dioxide are described. The carbon dioxide may be captured from the atmosphere and/or from the waste stream of a carbon dioxide point source (e.g., power plants, chemical plants, natural gas fields, oil fields, industrial sites, etc.). The processes can involve capturin ...


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Stephen J Benkovic, Frank Salinas: Methods for nucleic acid manipulation. The Penn State Research Foundation, Welsh & Katz, August 16, 2005: US06929915 (49 worldwide citation)


A method for replicating and amplifying a target nucleic acid sequence is described. A method of the invention involves the formation of a recombination intermediate without the prior denaturing of a nucleic acid duplex through the use of a recombination factor. The recombination intermediate is tre ...


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Jia Li, James Wang: System and method for automatic linguistic indexing of images by a statistical modeling approach. The Penn State Research Foundation, Gifford Krass Sprinkle Anderson & Citkowski P C, July 1, 2008: US07394947 (49 worldwide citation)


The present invention provides a statistical modeling approach to automatic linguistic indexing of photographic images. The invention uses categorized images to train a dictionary of hundreds of statistical models each representing a concept. Images of any given concept are regarded as instances of ...


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Mcbride Mark W, Boger David A, Campbell Robert L, Dillon Gregory P, Hambric Stephen A, Kunz Robert F, Leschinsky Boris, Mallison Thomas M, Runt James P, Walsh Justin M: Heart assist device with expandable impeller pump. The Penn State Research Foundation, Datascope Investment, Mcbride Mark W, Boger David A, Campbell Robert L, Dillon Gregory P, Hambric Stephen A, Kunz Robert F, Leschinsky Boris, Mallison Thomas M, Runt James P, Walsh Justin M, COHEN Robert B, October 4, 2007: WO/2007/112033 (48 worldwide citation)


An impeller includes a hub and at least one blade supported by the hub. The impeller has a stored configuration in which the blade is compressed so that its distal end moves towards the hub, and a deployed configuration in which the blade extends away from the hub. The impeller may be part of a pump ...


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Ali Kaan Kalkan, Stephen J Fonash: Electronic and opto-electronic devices fabricated from nanostructured high surface to volume ratio thin films. The Penn State Research Foundation, Perkins Smith & Cohen, Peter J Borghetti, John A Hamilton, July 19, 2005: US06919119 (45 worldwide citation)


An electronic or opto-electronic device or a chemical sensor comprising: an interpenetrating network of a nanostructured high surface area to volume ratio film material and an organic/inorganic material forming a nanocomposite. The high surface area to volume film material is obtained onto an electr ...


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Thomas N Jackson, Hagen Klauk: Organic light emitters with improved carrier injection. The Penn State Research Foundation, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle, April 13, 2004: US06720572 (45 worldwide citation)


A light emitting device with improved carrier injection. The device has a layer of organic light emitting material and a layer of organic semiconductor material that are interposed between first and second contact layers. A carrier transport layer,may optionally be included between the semiconductor ...


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Harry R Allcock, Alexander K Andrianov, Robert S Langer, Karyn B Visscher: Phosphazene polyelectrolytes as immunoadjuvants. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Virus Research Institute, The Penn State Research Foundation, Arnall Golden & Gregory, October 8, 1996: US05562909 (44 worldwide citation)


A immunoadjuvant soluble phosphazene polyelectrolyte is disclosed. In one embodiment, the polymeric adjuvant is an poly(organophosphazene) with (i) ionized or ionizable pendant groups that contain, for example, carboxylic acid, sulfonic acid, or hydroxyl moieties, and (ii) pendant groups that are su ...


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Seung Eek Park, Thomas R Shrout: High strain actuator using ferroelectric single crystal. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, September 8, 1998: US05804907 (44 worldwide citation)


An actuator incorporating the invention includes a body of a ferroelectric material. The material is single crystalline and incorporates solid solutions of lead zinc niobate-lead titanate or lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate, described by the formulae: Pb(Zn.sub.1/3 Nb.sub.2/3).sub.1-x Ti.sub.x O ...


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Thomas Jackson, Jianna Wang: Thin-film transistor and methods of manufacturing and incorporating a semiconducting organic material. The Penn State Research Foundation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, September 16, 2003: US06621098 (44 worldwide citation)


The present invention is drawn to a thin-film transistor having a layer of semiconducting organic material provided on an insulating substrate and integrated with at least two electrical contacts for applying an electric voltage to the semiconducting organic material, wherein the semiconducting orga ...



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