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King Lun Yeung, Nan Yao, Ka Yee Ho: Catalytic material and method of production thereof. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Wilkinson & Grist, George G Wang, June 2, 2009: US07541012 (66 worldwide citation)

The present invention features a catalytic material which includes a metal catalyst anchored to a nano-sized crystal containing a metal oxide. Furthermore, the present invention features a method of producing the catalytic material described herein. Finally, the present invention features using the ...


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Nan Yao Su: Remote monitoring system for detecting termites. University of Florida Research Foundation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, September 29, 1998: US05815090 (53 worldwide citation)

The subject invention pertains to materials and methods useful for monitoring and management of certain pests well as other biotic and abiotic factors. The invention is particularly well suited for the control of social insect pests, and particularly, termites. The invention concerns methods and app ...


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Nan Yao Su: Methods and systems for detecting and controlling subterranean termites. University of Florida Research Foundation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 4, 2002: US06397516 (46 worldwide citation)

The subject invention pertains to materials and methods useful for management of certain pests. The invention is particularly well suited for the control of social insect pests and, particularly, termites. The invention concerns unique toxicant-containing matrices as well as apparatuses for monitori ...


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Kevin Burns, Ellen M Thoms, Nan Yao Su: Methods, systems and baits for detecting and controlling termites. Dowelanco, University of Florida Research Foundation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 16, 2002: US06370812 (38 worldwide citation)

The subject invention pertains to materials and methods useful for management of certain pests. The invention is particularly well suited for the control of social insect pests and, particularly, termites. The invention concerns unique toxicant-containing matrices as well as apparatuses for monitori ...


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King Lun Yeung, Nan Yao: material and the coating methods thereof, TiO. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, December 5, 2006: US07144840 (35 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a titanium dioxide material for coating on a substrate and method of making the same. The coated material is resistant to delamination and can be used for air-purification purposes.


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Nan Yao Su: Remote monitoring system for detecting termites. University of Florida Research Foundation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 18, 2000: US06052066 (34 worldwide citation)

The subject invention pertains to materials and methods useful for monitoring and management of certain pests well as others biotic and abiotic factors. The invention is particularly well suited for the control of social insect pests, and particularly, termites. The invention concerns methods and ap ...


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Nan Yao Su: Dimensionally stable sensor for monitoring termite activity. University of Florida Research Foundation, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, June 11, 2002: US06404210 (31 worldwide citation)

The present invention pertains to a dimensionally stable sensor that minimizes false positive responses caused by high humidity, rainfall, or temperature fluctuation while maintaining true positive responses attained from termite activity. The invention further pertains to a method for continually m ...


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Nan Yao Su: Hermetically sealed baits for subterranean termites. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, February 22, 2005: US06857223 (23 worldwide citation)

This invention describes a cellulose bait that is hermetically sealed with a non-biodegradable material through which termites can tunnel or chew. The envelopes of the subject invention are preferably made of a soft/flexible material. Because the bait is hermetically sealed (“HS baits”) in a weather ...


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Nan Yao Su: Semiochemical reservoir to attract subterranean termites tunneling in soil. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, January 30, 2007: US07169403 (7 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates generally to polymer devices impregnated with semiochemical attractants for termites. The materials for delivering the semiochemicals are preferably cellulose-free. Devices of the subject invention are placed in soil and provide a slow-release and permeation of the semi ...


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King Lun Yeung, Ou Dong, Nan Yao: Methods for preparing nanotextured surfaces and applications thereof. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Nath Law Group, Jerald L Meyer, Stanley N Protigal, April 12, 2011: US07923075 (5 worldwide citation)

A rapid and inexpensive technique for generating nanotextured surfaces is disclosed. The technique involves the (1) creation of regular, nanometer-sized template by microwave assisted hydro- or solvo-thermal treatment of polymer films coated on surfaces followed by (2) coating of a layer of metal, m ...