Michael J Natan, Bonnie E Baker: Self-assembled metal colloid monolayers having size and density gradients. The Penn State Research Foundation, Swanson & Bratschun, June 5, 2001: US06242264 (38 worldwide citation)

A biosensor based on complexes between biomolecule receptors and colloidal Au nanoparticles, and more specifically, colloid layers of receptor/Au complexes that can be used to detect biomolecule analytes through measuring of binding-induced changes in electrical resistance or surface plasmon resonan ...

Jogender Singh, Eric Whitney, Paul E Denney: High producing rate of nano particles by laser liquid interaction. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, June 23, 1998: US05770126 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a process and apparatus for producing nano-scale particles using the interaction between a laser beam and a liquid precursor solution. There are two embodiments. The first embodiment includes the use of a solid substrate during the laser-liquid interaction. In this embodimen ...

Robert C Moschel, M Eileen Dolan, Anthony E Pegg: O.sup.6 -substituted guanine compounds and methods for depleting O.sup.6 -alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase levels. The United States of America represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, The Penn State Research Foundation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, October 25, 1994: US05358952 (38 worldwide citation)

O.sup.6 -substituted guanine compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R is a benzyl group or a substituted benzyl group, cause a depletion of O.sup.6 -alkylguanine-DNA alkyltransferase (AGT) activity in mammalian cells. These compounds may be administered to a host so as to reduce AGT levels in tum ...

Joseph Cusumano, David Chelidze, Anindya Chatterjee: General method for tracking the evolution of hidden damage or other unwanted changes in machinery components and predicting remaining useful life. The Penn State Research Foundation, Ohlandt Greeley Ruggiero & Perle L, May 20, 2003: US06567752 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining a slowly evolving damage state in a system having a time scale separation between a fast subsystem and a slow subsystem, the method includes acquiring measurement data of a fast subsystem of said system, determining a tracking function for the system, and evalu ...

Avetik Harutyunyan, Bhabendra K Pradhan, Peter C Eklund: Method for low temperature synthesis of single wall carbon nanotubes. The Penn State Research Foundation, McDermott Will & Emery, March 4, 2008: US07338648 (37 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed towards a method of producing single wall carbon nanotubes which comprises providing a catalyst comprising an alumina support and a component selected from the group consisting of reduced Fe, reduced Fe/Mo, Fe oxide, and Fe/Mo oxide, and growing, in an inert atmosph ...

Seung Eek Park, Thomas R Shrout, Patrick D Lopath: Relaxor ferroelectric single crystals for ultrasound transducers. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, December 7, 1999: US05998910 (37 worldwide citation)

oriented crystals of lead zinc niobate--lead titanate solid solution (0 to 5 mole % lead titanate) have high electromechanical coupling>85% and exhibit electric field induced phase transition at electric field levels>10.times.Ec (where Ec is the coercive field), resulting in increased transducer dri ...

Christopher D Gocke, Floyd A Benko, Michael S Kopreski: Detection of extracellular tumor-associated nucleic acid in blood plasma or serum using nucleic acid amplification assays. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, December 5, 2000: US06156504 (37 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to detection of specific extracellular nucleic acid in plasma or serum fractions of human or animal blood associated with neoplastic or proliferative disease. Specifically, the invention relates to detection of nucleic acid derived from mutant oncogenes or other tumor-associat ...

Jeffrey L Kohler, Joseph Sottile Jr: Method for incipient failure detection in electric machines. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, December 14, 1993: US05270640 (37 worldwide citation)

An improved method for detecting an incipient failure in a multiphase electric motor includes the following steps: periodically measuring or continuously monitoring voltage and current values at each input to the motor; determining negative sequence voltage and current values for each periodic measu ...

Gary L Messing, Songtae Kwon, Edward M Sabolsky: Method for fabrication of lead-based perovskite materials. The Penn State Research Foundation, Law Offices of John A Parrish, September 16, 2003: US06620752 (37 worldwide citation)

The disclosed invention relates to PMN compounds, powders and products thereof, especially to PMN-PT compounds, powders and products which have the perovskite structure. The PMN-PT compounds are characterized by the formula (1−x)Pb(Mg

Christopher R Jacobs: Bone cement compositions. The Penn State Research Foundation, Thomas J Monahan, February 1, 2000: US06020396 (35 worldwide citation)

Improved bone cement compositions and method of fixing a prosthetic implant to a bone using said improved bone cement compositions. More particularly, bone cement compositions having enhanced fatigue strength and consequently an increased projected service life when placed in a patient to fix a pros ...

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