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Block Copolymers for Sub-10 Nanometer Lithography

Block copolymer (BCP) lithography is one of the most powerful technologies of the digital electronics era, allowing millions of nanoscale components to be fabricated on a single chip. BCPs are made o...
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Padma Gopalan, Xiang Yu, Myungwoong Kim, Daniel Sweat | P140025US01

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Compostable Thermoset Polymers

Thermoset materials, such as cured rubber and phenolics, offer enhanced properties over traditional thermoplastics (such as Poly(lactic acid) or PLA, polystyrene, PET, etc.). This is due to their abil...
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John Droske | T120033US02

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Nylon-3 Polymers Active Against Clostridium Difficile

Clostridium difficile is a Gram-positive, endospore-forming anaerobe that causes life-threatening intestinal infections. These infections result in more than 14,000 deaths and billions of dollars in h...
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Samuel Gellman, Runhui Liu, Bernard Weisblum, Shonna McBride | P150214US02

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Polymer Coating for Cell Culture Substrates

A stem cell’s microenvironment plays a key role in regulating its behavior (e.g., adhesion, migration, proliferation and differentiation). A variety of templates have been used to study stem cell be...
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Padma Gopalan, William Murphy, Samantha Brittelle | P150079US01

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Broad Application Bioresorbable Polymers

There is a great need and market opportunity for bioresorbable and biodegradable polymers. These polymers could prove useful in a broad range of applications including health care where the polymers c...
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John Droske, Mark Juetten | T100002US02

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Dense Polymer Brush Growth with New Copolymer

Polymer brushes are a broad class of materials consisting of a polymer chain tethered at one end to a surface. These brushes have a variety of uses given their ability to tune or modify surface proper...
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Padma Gopalan, Daniel Sweat, Myungwoong Kim | P130169US02

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