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Iwasaki Koji: Three-dimensional image construction method. Sii Nanotechnology, November 6, 2008: JP2008-270073 (19 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To construct an accurate and clear three-dimensional image of a sample by superposing a plurality of continuously-acquired cross-sectional images without being affected by drift.SOLUTION: A three-dimensional image construction method executes the following steps, that is, a ste ...


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Alex Nugent: Plasticity-induced self organizing nanotechnology for the extraction of independent components from a data stream. Knowmtech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, August 5, 2008: US07409375 (18 worldwide citation)

A system for independent component analysis includes a feedback mechanism based on a plasticity rule, and an electro-kinetic induced particle chain, wherein the feedback mechanism and the electro-kinetic induced particle chain is utilized to extract independent components from a data set or data str ...


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Stephen Empedocles: Nanotechnology-enabled optoelectronics. Nanosy s, Andrew L Filler, Matthew B Murphy, April 7, 2009: US07515333 (18 worldwide citation)

Nanomaterials for use in optoelectronic applications, and particularly nanocomposite optical amplifiers. nanocomposite optical amplifiers (NOAs), e.g., provided on integrated optical chips, for cost-effective broadband amplification across the entire clear-window of optical fiber. It is expected tha ...


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Victor B Kley: Nanometer scale data storage device and associated positioning system. General Nanotechnology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 20, 2004: US06724712 (18 worldwide citation)

A data storage system that includes a positioning system for positioning the write/read mechanism and the storage medium of the data storage device with respect to each other in first and second predefined directions. The positioning system comprises a positioning apparatus comprising microfabricate ...


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Mario Rabinowitz, Mark Davidson: Positioning and motion control by electrons, ions, and neutrals in electric fields. October 3, 2006: US07115881 (17 worldwide citation)

This invention deals with novel method and apparatus for positioning and motion control by rapid-response motorless linear motion, angular deflection, and continuous rotational motion utilizing the force due to electrons, ions, and/or neutrals. Thus forces and torques are produced without the use of ...


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Victor B Kley, Robert T LoBianco: Method and apparatus for tool and tip design for nanomachining and measurement. General Nanotechnology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 7, 2004: US06787768 (17 worldwide citation)

A single-body structure is presented for use as a tool tip for making modifications and/or collecting measurements on a target object. The single-body structure comprises a first end portion, a second end portion opposite the first portion, and a mid portion between the first and second end portions ...


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Jing Li, Meyya Meyyappan: Real time oil reservoir evaluation using nanotechnology. The United States of America represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, John F Schipper, Robert M Padilla, January 25, 2011: US07875455 (17 worldwide citation)

A method and system for evaluating status and response of a mineral-producing field (e.g., oil and/or gas) by monitoring selected chemical and physical properties in or adjacent to a wellsite headspace. Nanotechnology sensors and other sensors are provided for one or more underground (fluid) mineral ...


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Contadini Carl D, Skeath Perry R: Precision release vaporization device. Waterbury Companies, Contadini Carl D, Skeath Perry R, SCHAIER Arthur G, October 5, 2006: WO/2006/104993 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a precision release vapor dispenser for dispensing material from a pressurized source of material. The precision release vapor dispenser comprises dispensing means for dispensing into the environment the material from the source of material, a microtechnology and/or nano ...


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Spanier Jonathan E, Nonnenmann Stephen S, Joseph Rahul Sabu: Integrated semiconductor and transition-metal oxide nanostructures and methods for preparing same. Drexel University, Spanier Jonathan E, Nonnenmann Stephen S, Joseph Rahul Sabu, DUNLEAVY Kevin J, June 19, 2008: WO/2008/073529 (17 worldwide citation)

This invention encompasses methods for the preparation of a series of nanostructures and nanostructured devices, as well as the devices prepared by this method. The innovation pertains to methods of materials synthesis for producing bottom-up nanostructures with integration of technologically import ...


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Alex Nugent: Fractal memory and computational methods and systems based on nanotechnology. Knowm Tech, Kermit D Lopez, Luis M Ortiz, Ortiz & Lopez PLLC, November 2, 2010: US07827130 (16 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) can be configured from a plurality of nanotechnology-based components to provide a scalable distributed computin ...