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    • Adapter for finger appendage of brass instrument 

      Hunsicker, John David (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-02)
      An adapter for the finger appendage of a brass instrument has an adapter body. An outboard side and an inboard side of the adapter body are spaced apart along a width. The adapter includes a fitting portion defining the ...
    • Apparatus and method for simulating machining and other forming operations 

      Madhavan, Viswanathan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-03-17)
      A method includes obtaining information associated with a forming operation involving a manufacturing machine having a tool that contacts material and simulating deformation of the material based on the information. ...
    • Apparatus and method for simulating machining and other forming operations 

      Madhavan, Viswanathan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-04-03)
      A method includes obtaining information associated with a forming operation involving a manufacturing machine having a tool that contacts material. The method also includes simulating deformation of the material based on ...
    • Autonomously guiding vehicles through orifices 

      Chakravarthy, Animesh; Ghose, Debasish (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-02-25)
      This document generally describes a safe-passage guidance strategy developed in a relative velocity framework to enable a generic aerial robot execute a precision three-dimensional maneuver through a narrow orifice in a ...
    • Basketball shooting aid 

      Boatright, Darron; Reuter, Kimberly Marie; DeGarmo, Jason M. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-03-17)
      A basketball shooting aid includes a sidewall having an upper surface, a lower surface, an inner surface, and an outer surface. The upper surface of the sidewall defines an upper orifice and the lower surface of the sidewall ...
    • Beacon-based indoor wayfinding system with automated beacon placement 

      Namboodiri, Vinod; Cheraghi, Seyed Ali (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-05-19)
      An automated process designs an indoor wayfinding system using wireless beacons interacting with a mobile smartphone to guide a user to a destination. Image processing and computational geometric techniques extracting ...
    • Composite magnetic nanoparticle drug delivery system 

      Asmatulu, Ramazan; Misak, Heath Edward; Yang, Shang-You; Wooley, Paul H. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-10-10)
      A composite magnetic nanoparticle drug delivery system provides targeted controlled release chemotherapies for cancerous tumors and inflammatory diseases. The magnetic nanoparticle includes a biocompatible and biodegradable ...
    • Compounds for inhibiting bacterial growth via phosphatidylglycerol binding 

      Burns, Dennis H.; English, Douglas S. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-02)
      Antibacterial small molecule compounds, termed liptins, bind to phosphatidylglycerol in bacterial plasma membranes. The small molecule compounds comprise a three-dimensional complementary binding pocket for phosphatidylglycerol, ...
    • Computer program, system, and method for observation and communication for mobile settings, mobile applications, and wearable mobile devices 

      He, Jibo; Chaparro, Barbara S. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-01-09)
      A system including at least first and second wearable mobile devices and optionally one or more smartphones or other computing devices for allowing a wearable mobile device wearer, an on-site observer, and a remote observer ...
    • Conversion of natural gas into clean liquid fuels 

      Gu, Shuang; Houtaham, Farshad (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-12-31)
      Provided herein are methods and systems for converting natural gas, and specifically methane, into higher-value oxycarbon products, such as methanol, methyl formate, and formic acid. The natural gas is introduced into an ...
    • Energy absorbing seat mechanism 

      Olivares, Gerardo (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-05-29)
      A system includes a shear member and an energy absorber. The shear member is configured to couple a seat portion to a base structure of a vehicle. The shear member is configured to sustain a first load without fracture and ...
    • Hexaferrite slant and slot MIMO antenna element 

      Kwon, Hyuck M.; Jayasooriya, Chandana K. K.; Hong, Yang-Ki; Syslo, Ryan (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-07-18)
      A MIMO antenna for mobile devices has a system board, and two or more microstrip lines extending along a top surface of the system board. The MIMO antenna additionally includes a ground plane extending along a bottom surface ...
    • Internet-based remote control and monitoring system for commercial doors using mobile devices 

      Eslami, Ali; Asaduzzaman, Abu; Erjaei, Mohammad H. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2020-06-23)
      A remote control door closure operating system is based on a central server with a backend database identifying a collection of controllable doors and a plurality of authorized users and corresponding credentials. A door ...
    • Non-invasive biofeedback system 

      He, Jibo; Patterson, Jeremy A. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-07-16)
      A method, system, and computer program for non-invasively monitoring a physiological parameter and providing biofeedback. The method, system, and computer program provide for the non-invasive detection of a physiological ...
    • Protease transition state inhibitor prodrugs 

      Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Groutas, William C. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-06-15)
      Disclosed herein are protease transition state inhibitor/analogue prodrug compounds selected from the group consisting of esters, carbamates, ester phosphates, and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof. Compositions ...
    • Protective antigen complexes with increased stability and uses thereof 

      Bann, James G.; Miyagi, Masaru (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-01-29)
      Immunogenic compositions against Bacillus anthracis comprising a stabilized protective antigen complex are disclosed. The stabilized complex comprises protective antigen protein and capillary morphogenesis protein-2, with ...
    • Rapid setting composite article 

      Tomblin, John S.; Aldag, Thomas; McCarvill, William T.; Reuter, Kimberly Marie; White, Joel D.; Meyer, Andrea C. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2019-05-14)
      A fiber-reinforced composite article useful in supporting or immobilizing an injured body part is disclosed. The composite is a multi-layer, flexible precursor including fiber reinforcement plies, which can be rapidly cured ...
    • Small molecule therapeutic inhibitors against picornaviruses, caliciviruses, and coronaviruses 

      Chang, Kyeong-Ok; Kim, Yunjeong; Groutas, William C. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2021-05-25)
      Antiviral protease inhibitors are disclosed, along with related antiviral dipeptidyl compounds, macrocyclic derivatives thereof and methods of using the same to treat or prevent viral infection and disease from coronaviruses, ...
    • Spreading sequence system for full connectivity relay network 

      Kwon, Hyuck M.; Yang, Jie; Pham, Khanh D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2018-04-24)
      Fully connected uplink and downlink fully connected relay network systems using pseudo-noise spreading and despreading sequences subjected to maximizing the signal-to-interference-plus-noise ratio. The relay network systems ...
    • System and method for channel probability mass function dependent frequency hopping 

      Kwon, Hyuck M.; Hannon, Matthew; Pham, Khanh D. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-11-14)
      A system and method for generating a channel statistics dependent frequency hopping pattern that requires low computational complexity and simultaneously maximizes channel capacity and minimizes the symbol error rate or ...