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Plasma-Enhanced Functionalization of Inorganic Oxide Surfaces

Bioactive surfaces created by binding biomolecules to the surface of inorganic substrates are used in many bioassays, biosensors, and other devices. One common approach to functionalizing surfaces so ...
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Ferencz Denes, Sorin Manolache, Jason Helgren, Max Lagally, Bradley Larson | P04163US

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Injection Molding Quality Control System

Injection molding is a widely used manufacturing process for mass production of plastic parts, constituting a multi-billion dollar industry. Despite the popularity of injection-molded parts, however, ...
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Lih-Sheng Turng, Zhongbao Chen | P06358US

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Carbon Nanotube Schottky Barrier Photovoltaic Device

Photovoltaic cells convert sunlight directly into electricity through the interaction of photons and electrons within a photoconducting material. To create a photovoltaic cell, a photoconducting mater...
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Max Lagally, Todd Narkis, Matt Marcus, Mark Eriksson | P04002US

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Directed Assembly of Triblock Copolymers

The current art of nanoscale manufacturing uses self-assembling diblock copolymers to replicate a chemical pattern upwards. This method may be used to replicate a chemical pattern over a large area. H...
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Paul Nealey, Juan DePablo, Frank Bates | P06113US

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