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Michael M Thackeray, Christopher S Johnson, Khalil Amine, Jaekook Kim: Lithium metal oxide electrodes for lithium cells and batteries. UChicago Argonne, Emrich & Dithmar, November 14, 2006: US07135252 (57 worldwide citation)

A lithium metal oxide positive electrode for a non-aqueous lithium cell is disclosed. The cell is prepared in its initial discharged state and has a general formula xLiMO2.(1-x)Li2M′O3 in which 0


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Claude B Reed, Zhiyue Xu: Methods of using a laser to perforate composite structures of steel casing, cement and rocks. UChicago Argonne, Joan Pennington, February 10, 2009: US07487834 (46 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods of using lasers are provided for the perforation of oil and gas well casings and rock formations. A rock removal process called laser spallation is provided that utilizes a combination of laser-induced thermal stress and laser induced superheated steam explosions just below the ...


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Claude B Reed, Zhiyue Xu, Richard A Parker, Ramona M Graves, Thomas W Stone: Methods of using a laser to spall and drill holes in rocks. Uchicago Argonne, Joan Pennington, August 26, 2008: US07416258 (38 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods of using lasers are provided for spalling and drilling holes into rocks. A rock removal process is provided that utilizes a combination of laser-induced thermal stress and laser induced superheated steam explosions just below the surface of the laser/rock interaction to spall t ...


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Michael M Thackeray, Christopher S Johnson, Khalil Amine: Lithium metal oxide electrodes for lithium cells and batteries. UChicago Argonne, Olson & Cepuritis, Harry M Levy, Robert J Ross, December 23, 2008: US07468223 (31 worldwide citation)

A lithium metal oxide positive electrode for a non-aqueous lithium cell is disclosed. The cell is prepared in its initial discharged state and has a general formula xLiMO2.(1−x)Li2M′O3 in which 0


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Michael M Thackeray, Christopher S Johnson, Naichao Li: Manganese oxide composite electrodes for lithium batteries. UChicago Argonne, Olson & Hierl, Harry M Levy, December 4, 2007: US07303840 (29 worldwide citation)

An activated electrode for a non-aqueous electrochemical cell is disclosed with a precursor of a lithium metal oxide with the formula xLi2MnO3.(1−x)LiMn2−yMyO4 for 0


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Alexander Pemov, Sergei Bavykin: Dual phase multiplex polymerase chain reaction. UChicago Argonne, Barnes & Thornburg, Alice O Martin, October 7, 2008: US07432055 (28 worldwide citation)

Highly specific and sensitive methods were developed for multiplex amplification of nucleic acids on supports such as microarrays. Based on a specific primer design, methods include five types of amplification that proceed in a reaction chamber simultaneously. These relate to four types of multiplex ...


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Paul E Yousif: Two-piece container seal and method of manufacture. UChicago Argonne, Olson & Cepuritis, January 19, 2010: US07648764 (22 worldwide citation)

An improved two-piece container seal suitable for sealing a container having a removable closure and for lining the closure comprises a flexible sealant sheet and a flexible liner sheet bonded thereto. The sealant sheet and liner sheet are of the same size and shape. The sealant sheet has a sealing ...


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Liaohai Chen: Enhanced photophysics of conjugated polymers. UChicago Argonne, Olson & Hierl, Harry M Levy, June 12, 2007: US07229837 (22 worldwide citation)

A particulate fluorescent conjugated polymer surfactant complex and method of making and using same. The particles are between about 15 and about 50 nm and when formed from a lipsome surfactant have a charge density similar to DNA and are strongly absorbed by cancer cells.


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Michael M Thackeray, Jeom Soo Kim, Christopher S Johnson: Lithium metal oxide electrodes for lithium batteries. UChicago Argonne, Olson & Cepuritis, Harry M Levy, January 1, 2008: US07314682 (21 worldwide citation)

An uncycled electrode for a non-aqueous lithium electrochemical cell including a lithium metal oxide having the formula Li(2+2x)/(2+x)M′2x/(2+x)M(2−2x)/(2+x)O2−δ, in which 0≦x<1 and δ is less than 0.2, and in which M is a non-lithium metal ion with an average trivalent oxidation state selected from ...


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LIN YUPO J: Carbon dioxide capture using resin-wafer electrodeionization. UCHICAGO ARGONNE OPERATOR OF ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY, Ross Robert J, December 2, 2010: WO/2010/138792 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a resin-wafer electrodeionization (RW-EDI) apparatus including cathode and anode electrodes separated by a plurality of porous solid ion exchange resin wafers, which when in use are filled with an aqueous fluid. The apparatus includes one or more wafers comprising a ba ...