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Alex Nugent: Application of hebbian and anti-hebbian learning to nanotechnology-based physical neural networks. Knowmtech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, August 12, 2008: US07412428 (33 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed herein in which a physical neural network can be configured utilizing nanotechnology. Such a physical neural network can comprise a plurality of molecular conductors (e.g., nanoconductors) which form neural connections between pre-synaptic and post-synaptic componen ...


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James W Lee, Thomas G Thundat: DNA and RNA sequencing by nanoscale reading through programmable electrophoresis and nanoelectrode-gated tunneling and dielectric detection. UT Battelle, James M Spicer, June 14, 2005: US06905586 (33 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for performing nucleic acid (DNA and/or RNA) sequencing on a single molecule. The genetic sequence information is obtained by probing through a DNA or RNA molecule base by base at nanometer scale as though looking through a strip of movie film. This DNA sequencing nanotechnol ...


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Richard J Melker, Donn Michael Dennis: Application of biosensors for diagnosis and treatment of disease. University of Florida Research Foundation, Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik, December 13, 2005: US06974706 (32 worldwide citation)

A method for detecting compounds of interest in bodily fluids, including exhaled breath and blood. The present invention uses biosensors that mimic naturally occurring cellular mechanisms, including RNA oligonucleotide chains or “aptamers,” in combination with molecular beacons or nanotechnology to ...


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Victor B Kley: Scanning probe microscope assembly and method for making spectrophotometric near-field optical and scanning measurements. General Nanotechnology L L C, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 24, 2001: US06265711 (32 worldwide citation)

A scanning probe microscope assembly that has an atomic force measurement (AFM) mode, a scanning tunneling measurement (STM) mode, a near-field spectrophotometry mode, a near-field optical mode, and a hardness testing mode for examining an object.


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Masao Sato: Combined x-ray analysis apparatus. SII NanoTechnology, Adams & Wilks, September 28, 2004: US06798863 (32 worldwide citation)

In order to provide a single, small apparatus capable of elemental and structural analysis of inorganic matter by utilizing X-rays having non-obstructive and non-contact characteristics there is provided a small, energy distribution type X-ray detector for detecting X-ray fluorescence and subjecting ...


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Vic B Kley: Scanning probe microscope assembly and method for making confocal, spectrophotometric, near-field, and scanning probe measurements and associated images. General Nanotechnology L L C, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, February 4, 2003: US06515277 (31 worldwide citation)

A scanning probe microscope assembly and corresponding method for making confocal, spectrophotometric, near-field, and scanning probe measurements and forming associated images from the measurements.


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Alex Nugent: Fractal memory and computational methods and systems based on nanotechnology. Knowmtech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, March 10, 2009: US07502769 (30 worldwide citation)

Fractal memory systems and methods include a fractal tree that includes one or more fractal trunks. One or more object circuits are associated with the fractal tree. The object circuit(s) is configured from a plurality of nanotechnology-based components to provide a scalable distributed computing ar ...


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Alex Nugent: Physical neural network liquid state machine utilizing nanotechnology. KnowmTech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, June 24, 2008: US07392230 (30 worldwide citation)

A physical neural network is disclosed, which comprises a liquid state machine. The physical neural network is configured from molecular connections located within a dielectric solvent between pre-synaptic and post-synaptic electrodes thereof, such that the molecular connections are strengthened or ...


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Lieber Charles M, Wu Yue, Xiang Jie, Yang Chen, Lu Wei: Nanostructures containing metal-semiconductor compounds. President And Fellows Of Harvard College, Lieber Charles M, Wu Yue, Xiang Jie, Yang Chen, Lu Wei, OYER Timothy J, October 6, 2005: WO/2005/093831 (30 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to devices and components for use in nanotechnology and sub-microelectronic circuitry that include metal-semiconductor compounds such as metal silicides. The present invention also, in some embodiments, provides methods of forming such devices and components b ...


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Vic B Kley: Scanning probe microscope assembly and method for making confocal, spectrophotometric, near-field, and scanning probe measurements and associated images. General Nanotechnology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 28, 2001: US06281491 (29 worldwide citation)

A scanning probe microscope assembly and corresponding method for making confocal, spectrophotometric, near-field, and scanning probe measurements and forming associated images from the measurements.



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