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Michael S Williams, Richard A Glenn, Jeffrey A Smith, Kevin D Holbrook, Joseph M DeSimone: Endoprostheses and methods of manufacture. SyneCor, Deanna J Shirley, May 3, 2005: US06887266 (221 worldwide citation)

Improved endoprostheses comprising a delivery configuration and a deployed configuration and methods of manufacture are disclosed. Some embodiments according to the invention comprise woven tubular structures and means for maintaining said structures in their expanded configurations. In one embodime ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Timothy J Romack, Douglas E Betts, James B McClain: Cleaning process using carbon dioxide as a solvent and employing molecularly engineered surfactants. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, February 2, 1999: US05866005 (105 worldwide citation)

The separation of a contaminant from a substrate that carries the contaminant is disclosed. The process comprises contacting the substrate to a carbon dioxide fluid containing an amphiphilic species wherein the contaminant associates with the amphiphilic species and becomes entrained in the carbon d ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Michael S Williams: Intraluminal prostheses having polymeric material with selectively modified crystallinity and methods of making same. Synecor, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, August 23, 2005: US06932930 (91 worldwide citation)

Methods of manufacturing polymeric intraluminal prostheses include annealing the polymeric material to selectively modify the crystallinity thereof. Annealing may be utilized to selectively modify various properties of the polymeric material of an intraluminal prosthesis, including: selectively incr ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Timothy Romack, Douglas E Betts, James B McClain: Cleaning process using carbon dioxide as a solvent and employing molecularly engineered surfactants. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, August 31, 1999: US05944996 (77 worldwide citation)

The separation of a contaminant from a substrate that carries the contaminant is disclosed. The process comprises contacting the substrate to a carbon dioxide fluid containing an amphiphilic species so that the contaminant associates with the amphiphilic species and becomes entrained in the carbon d ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Elise E Maury, James R Combes, Yusuf Z Menceloglu: Heterogeneous polymerization in carbon dioxide. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, May 17, 1994: US05312882 (72 worldwide citation)

The heterogeneous polymerization of water-soluble polymer in CO.sub.2 is disclosed. The method comprises providing a heterogeneous reaction mixture comprising CO.sub.2, a monomer, and a surfactant, then polymerizing the monomer to form a water-soluble polymer.


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Joseph M DeSimone, Timothy Romack, Douglas E Betts, James B McClain: Cleaning process using carbon dioxide as a solvent and employing molecularly engineered surfactants. University of North Carolina, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec PA, July 21, 1998: US05783082 (58 worldwide citation)

The separation of a contaminant from a substrate that carries the contaminant is disclosed. The process comprises contacting the substrate to a carbon dioxide fluid containing an amphiphilic species so that the contaminant associates with the amphiphilic species and becomes entrained in the carbon d ...


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Michael S Williams, Kevin D Holbrook, Richard A Glenn, Jeffrey A Smith, Joseph M DeSimone: Photocurable endoprosthesis system. SyneCor, Deanna J Shirley, November 28, 2006: US07141061 (49 worldwide citation)

Novel endoprostheses comprising one or more photocurable materials are disclosed. Said endoprostheses may comprise regions wherein said photocurable materials are selectively disposed about said endoprosthesis and are cured according to desired parameters to achieve varying desired properties. Said ...


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James P DeYoung, James B McClain, Stephen M Gross, Joseph M DeSimone: Methods for cleaning microelectronic structures with aqueous carbon dioxide systems. Micell Technologies, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, November 4, 2003: US06641678 (43 worldwide citation)

A method of cleaning and removing water and entrained solutes during a manufacturing process from a microelectronic device such as a resist-coated semiconductor substrate, a MEM's device, or an optoelectronic device comprising the steps of: (a) providing a partially fabricated integrated circui ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Timothy Romack, Douglas E Betts, James B McClain: Method of entraining solid particulates in carbon dioxide fluids. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, May 1, 2001: US06224774 (33 worldwide citation)

The separation of a contaminant from a substrate that carries the contaminant is disclosed. The process comprises contacting the substrate to a carbon dioxide fluid containing an amphiphilic species so that the contaminant associates with the amphiphilic species and becomes entrained in the carbon d ...


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Joseph M DeSimone, Elise E Maury, James R Combes, Yusuf Z Menceloglu: Heterogeneous polymerization in carbon dioxide. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson, December 31, 1996: US05589105 (32 worldwide citation)

The heterogeneous polymerization of water-insoluble polymer in CO.sub.2 is disclosed. The method comprises providing a heterogeneous reaction mixture comprising CO.sub.2, a monomer, and a surfactant, then polymerizing the monomer to form a water-insoluble polymer.