|| List of recent Cursor-related patents
|Plants having enhanced yield-related traits and a method for making the same|
The present invention provides a method for enhancing various economically important yield-related traits in plants by modulating expression in a plant of a nucleic acid encoding a patl (patellin) polypeptide, a prp38 (precursor rna processing factor 38) polypeptide, an ada2 (adaptor 2) polypeptide, a gata-like polypeptide, or a wd40 repeat (wdr) 23-like polypeptide. The present invention also concerns plants having modulated expression of a nucleic acid encoding a patl polypeptide, a prp38 polypeptide, an ada2 polypeptide, a gata-like polypeptide, or a wdr23-like polypeptide, which plants have improved yield-related traits relative to corresponding wild type plants or other control plants.
|Crowdsourced image analysis platform|
A crowdsourced search and locate platform, comprising an application server and a client interface application. The application server: receives connections from crowdsourcing participants; navigates a first crowdsourcing participant to a specific geospatial location; sends an image corresponding to the geospatial location to the first crowdsourcing participant; receives tagging data from the first crowdsourcing participant, the tagging data corresponding to a plurality of objects and locations identified by the first crowdsourcing participant.
A treatment system includes a holding section that has a heat generation section, a signal output section that supplies a drive signal to the heat generation section, a setting section that sets a target temperature of the heat generation section, a signal detection section that detects the drive signal, a signal extraction section that extracts an extracted signal of a predetermined frequency band from the drive signal detected by the signal detection section, a fault detection section that detects a precursory phenomenon of a fault of the heat generation section when the extracted signal reaches a predetermined threshold, and a control section that controls the drive signal to the heat generation section in a treatment mode for treating the living tissue at the target temperature or in a test mode for detecting the precursory phenomenon.. .
|Copper-zirconia catalyst and method of use and manufacture|
Catalysts and methods for their manufacture and use for the dehydrogenation of alcohols are disclosed. The catalysts and methods utilize a highly dispersible alumina, for example, boehmite or pseudoboehmite, to form catalysts that exhibit high dehydrogenation activities.
|Process for the preparation of benzodithiophene compounds|
The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of benzodithiophene compounds which comprises reacting a derivative of 3,3′-bithiophene with at least one internal alkyne. Said benzodithiophene compounds can be suitably functionalized and polymerized to give electron-donor compounds which can be used in photovoltaic devices such as, for example, photovoltaic cells, photovoltaic modules, solar cells, solar modules, on both rigid and flexible supports.
|Synthesis of hmo core structures|
The invention relates to a method for making precursors of hmo core structures comprising a step of reacting an n-acetyllactosamine or lacto-n-biose derivative donor with a lactose or n-acetyllactosamine derivative acceptor, wherein the donor is an oxazoline donor.. .
|Method for making a precursor of l-fucose from d-glucose|
A method that can be used to make a precursor of l-fucose from d-glucose that includes the steps of a) making a compound of formula (1) from d-glucose, formula (1) wherein r1 is acyloxy, and q is a group (a), (b), (c) or (d), formula (a), (b), (c) or (d) or wherein r1 is oh, and q is a group (e), (f) or (g); formula (e), (f) or (g) wherein r2 is acyloxy and r3 is a sulphonyl leaving group; and b) producing 6-deoxy-l-talose from the compound of formula (1) formed in step a), wherein the moiety is a highly lipophilic protecting group; compounds according to formula (1), and use of a compound according to formula (1) are provided.. .
|Stabilized polypeptides as regulators of rab gtpase function|
The present invention provides inventive polypeptides comprising a c terminal rab binding domain (rabbd) of rab family interacting proteins (fips) stabilized by peptide stapling, and pharmaceutical compositions thereof. Also provided are methods for modulating rab function comprising contacting an inventive stapled polypeptide with a rab protein, and methods of treatment associated with modulation of rab activity.
|Color acceptor reacting in a color-forming manner to a pigment precursor and heat-sensitive recording material having such a color acceptor|
A color acceptor for chemical reaction with a dye precursor to form a visually recognizable color. The color acceptor is constructed of lactic acid monomers.
|Supported bimetallic nanocomposite catalyst and the preparation method thereof|
A highly active supported bimetallic nanocatalyst and its preparation method is disclosed. During the preparation, using an ion exchange or absorption resin bearing basic functional groups as the support of the said catalyst, successively introducing the first metal precursor fecl4− and the second metal precursor (pdcl42−, nicl42− or cucl42−) onto the resin through ion exchange process; then under the protection of nitrogen gas, simultaneously reducing the two metals with either nabh4 or kbh4; washing the material with deoxygenated water and drying it, and the said catalyst is therefore obtained.
|Polymer compositions comprising peptizers, sports equipment comprising such compositions, and method for their manufacture|
Embodiments of the disclosed polymer composition comprise a first unsaturated polymer or polymer precursor, and an effective amount of a peptizer. The peptizer typically comprises a heteroaryl or a heterocyclic compound, other than morpholine as disclosed in assignee's prior applications.
|Multi-plenum showerhead with temperature control|
An apparatus for use with radical sources for supplying radicals during semiconductor processing operations is provided. The apparatus may include a stack of plates or components that form a faceplate assembly.
|Method for forming a power semiconductor device|
A method for forming a semiconductor device includes providing a semiconductor body which has a main surface and a first n-type semiconductor region, forming a trench which extends from the main surface into the first n-type semiconductor region, and forming a dielectric layer having fixed negative charges on a surface of the trench, by performing at least one atomic layer deposition using an organometallic precursor.. .
|Tungsten diazabutadiene precursors, their synthesis, and their use for tungsten containing film depositions|
Disclosed are tungsten diazabutadiene molecules, their method of manufacture, and their use in the deposition of tungsten-containing films. The disclosed molecules have the formula w(dad)3, wherein dad is a 1,4-diazabuta-1,3-diene isgand n4 and its reduced derivatives.
|Process of manufacturing of the catalytic layer of the counter-electrodes of dye-sensitized solar cells|
A process of manufacturing the catalytic layer of the counter-electrodes of dye-sensitized solar cells is described. The process has the following steps: depositing a catalyst precursor paste or precursor solution layer over the counter-electrodes conductive and transparent substrates, by screen printing, doctor blade, spin coating or brush,and irradiating the catalyst precursor paste or precursor solution layer with a continuous wave or pulsed laser beam having a wavelength in the range of infrared, visible, or ultraviolet, thus curing the precursor and forming a catalyst layer over the conductive and transparent counter-electrode substrates..
|Method for generating human milk oligosaccharides (hmos) or precursors thereof|
A method for generating human milk oligosaccharides (hmos) or precursors thereof, compounds obtainable by the method, and uses and compositions involving such compounds. The method comprising the steps of a) providing at least one donor selected from the group of compounds of any of formulae 5 to 10, b) providing at least one acceptor from a group of lactose, lnt, lnnt and derivatives thereof, c) providing at least one enzyme comprising a transglycosidase activity and/or a glycosynthase activity, d) preparing a mixture of the at least one donor, at least one acceptor and at least one enzyme provided in steps a), b) and c); and e) incubating the mixture prepared according to step d)..
|Biosynthetic gene cluster for the production of peptide/protein analogues|
A novel gene cluster encoding polypeptides involved in the generation of bio synthetically unique peptide-based compounds is described. In addition, new methods for biosynthetic engineering and production of modified peptides and proteins are disclosed.
|Developing solution and development processing method of photosensitive resin composition|
A developing solution for a polyimide precursor containing n,n,n′,n′-tetramethylurea and a lower alcohol having 1 to 5 carbon atoms. The developing solution increases a development margin and results in little or no decrease of the film thickness of a polyimide-based resin film.
|Toner and method for producing the same|
Provided is a method for producing a toner including: aggregating colorant particles and release agent particles, thereby forming aggregates containing the colorant particles and the release agent particles; aggregating binder resin particles and the obtained aggregates containing the colorant particles and the release agent particles, thereby forming toner particle precursors; and aggregating and fusing the obtained toner particle precursors, thereby forming toner particles, wherein when the average circularity of the toner particles is represented by rt, rt satisfies the following formula (1): 0.85≦rt≦0.92 (1).. .
|Optical article comprising a temporary antifog coating based on sorbitan surfactants|
An optical article includes a substrate having a main surface coated with an antireflection coating and, directly contacting the antireflection coating, a precursor coating of an antifog coating obtained through the grafting on the antireflection coating of at least one compound b bearing a polyoxyalkylene group, the coating precursor of the antifog coating being coated with a surfactant film so as to form an antifog coating. The surfactant film contains at least one surfactant a having a sorbitan ring hydroxyl groups functionalized with oh-terminated polyoxyalkylene groups and r1 groups of formula: —(rdo)z—(y)n2—r′, in which rd is an alkylene group, z is an integer >1, y is a divalent group, n2 is 0 or 1 and r′ is a saturated hydrocarbon group having 12 to 1 9, preferably 1 3 to 19 carbon atoms.
|Method of manufacturing coated substrate|
In a method of manufacturing a coated substrate having a coating film on a substrate, the method provides a highly durable coated substrate with high efficiency, while ensuring the storage stability of a coating film forming composition to be used. The method does not require a complicated processing.
|Food product precursor, a food product and a method of making a food product comprising lupin flour|
A food product precursor comprising 10-55% by dry-weight lupin flour, other milled grain flour, and 3-10% by wet-weight flavoured liquid. The food product precursor is made into a food product by combining the ingredients to form the food product precursor, cooking the combined food product precursor; and extruding the cooked precursor..
|Base, products containing the same, preparation methods and uses thereof|
The present invention concerns a base characterized in that it is prepared by the following steps: (a) partial bio-hydrolysis of raw materials rich in precursors, and (b) thermal reaction steps of the resulting product from (a). Said base can be prepared with a further step, which is a subsequent or simultaneous fermentation of the resulting product from step (a)..
|Composition comprising retinol, a precursor or a reaction product of it and a plant extract from at least one chamomilla plant for the treatment of cancer|
The invention relates to a (i) vitamin a, a reaction product, a metabolite or a precursor of it and (ii) a plant extract of chamomile or an active component thereof, preferably for use in the treatment of cancer. The inventive composition may be provided as a medicament or a pharmaceutical composition.
|Compositions for proliferation of cells and related methods|
We have discovered that p63 inhibition results in increased cellular proliferation. We have also performed a screen for agents capable of increasing cellular proliferation, (e.g., of stem cells such as skin-derived precursors (skps)).
|Reactor for preparing precursor of lithium composite transition metal oxide and method for preparing precursor|
Disclosed is a reactor for preparing a precursor of lithium composite transition metal oxide for lithium secondary batteries, the reactor having a closed structure including a stationary hollow cylinder; a rotary cylinder having the same axis as the stationary hollow cylinder and an outer diameter smaller than an inner diameter of the stationary hollow cylinder, an electric motor to generate power, enabling rotation of the rotary cylinder, a rotation reaction area disposed between the stationary hollow cylinder and the rotary cylinder, wherein ring-shaped vortex pairs that are uniformly arranged in a rotation axis direction and rotate in opposite directions are formed in the rotation reaction area, and an inlet through which a reactant fluid is fed into the rotation reaction area and an outlet through which the reactant fluid is discharged from the rotation reaction area.. .
|Methods for making chlorous acid and chlorine dioxide|
Chlorous acid is generated from a chlorite salt precursor, a chlorate salt precursor, or a combination of both by ion exchange. The ion exchange material facilitates the generation of chlorous acid by simultaneously removing unwanted cations from solution and adding hydrogen ion to solution.
|Recording medium storage cassette and image forming apparatus including same|
A recording medium storage cassette includes a recording medium loading plate and a rear end cursor. The rear end cursor aligns rear end positions of recording media.
|Hologram recording film and method of manufacturing same, and image display apparatus|
A hologram recording film manufacturing method includes the steps of obtaining a laminated structure by alternately laminating m (where m≧2) photosensitive material precursor layers including a photosensitive material and at least one (m−1) resin layer on one another, obtaining m photosensitive material layers, where at least two interference fringes with a desired pitch and a desired slant angle are formed on each of the m photosensitive material layers, from the m photosensitive material precursor layers by irradiating the laminated structure with a reference laser light beam and an object laser light beam, and making the slant angles of the m photosensitive material layers different from each other while retaining the pitch value, which is defined on a face of the photosensitive material layer, by irradiating the laminated structure with an energy ray from the laminated structure's one face side, and heating the laminated structure.. .
|Colour laser marking methods of security document precursors|
Laser marking the laser markable polymeric support or the laser markable layer through the transparent polymeric foil with the same infrared laser but used in a pulsed mode to generate a black colour.. .
|Virtual navigation apparatus, navigation method, and non-transitory computer readable medium thereof|
A virtual navigation apparatus, a navigation method, and a non-transitory computer readable medium thereof are provided. The virtual navigation apparatus includes a work surface, a touch detection module, and a processor.
|System for transferring the operation of a device to an external apparatus|
A system and method for transferring the operation of an image device to an external apparatus includes an image device, the image device transmitting an image to a liquid crystal display (lcd) via a signal transmission; a central processing unit (cpu), the cpu being built in the image device and installed with a software driver program, the software driver program enabling the cpu to magnify and display the image on the lcd via the signal transmission; and a keyboard, the keyboard being connected with the cpu for controlling the software driver program installed in the cpu, the cursor of the keyboard being displayed at a relative position of the image, the keyboard being adapted for direct operating on the image corresponding to the operation of the image device. The present invention is convenient in use, quick and easy for operation, and convenient for portability..
|Method of controlling a cursor by measurements of the attitude of a pointer and pointer implementing said method|
A system and method of controlling a cursor (120) in a surface (100) by measurements of attitude of a pointer (110). The measurements can be provided by inertial, optical, magnetic, ultrasound, radiofrequency or video means and appropriate processing means.
|Dry-wet spinning device and method for manufacturing synthetic fiber|
There is provided a dry-wet spinning device for an acrylic precursor fiber bundle for manufacturing carbon fibers, the device enabling stable spinning by making the coagulability of spun yarn (2) uniform by suppressing the vibration of the coagulating liquid surface to make the spun yarn (2) spun downward from a spinneret (1) without the liquid surface being in contact with the spinning surface of the spinneret less susceptible to an accompanying flow reflected by the bottom surface of a spinning bath. To this end, in the present invention, a horizontal flow straightening plate (8) produced from a porous plate or a plate material extending in the direction approximately perpendicular to the direction in which the spun yarn (2) is spun is disposed in a coagulation bath so as to surround the circumference of the yarn spun downward from the spinneret (1).
|Method for producing a composite structure composed of porous carbon and electrochemical active material|
In order to provide an inexpensive product composed of a porous carbon provided with electrochemical active material, said product being suitable particularly for use as a cathode or anode material for a secondary battery, a process comprising the following process steps is proposed: (a) producing a template from inorganic material by gas phase deposition, said template comprising a framework of pores and nanoparticles joined to one another, (b) coating the template framework with an electrochemical active material or a precursor thereof, (c) infiltrating the pores of the template with a precursor substance for carbon, (d) carbonizing the precursor substance to form a carbon layer, (f) removing the template.. .
|Atomic layer deposition of hafnium or zirconium alloy films|
Provided are methods of depositing hafnium or zirconium containing metal alloy films. Certain methods comprise sequentially exposing a substrate surface to alternating flows of an organometallic precursor and a reductant comprising m(bh4)4 to produce a metal alloy film on the substrate surface, wherein m is selected from hafnium and zirconium, and the organometallic precursor contains a metal n.
|Method for producing concave-convex substrate using sol-gel method, sol used in same, method for producing organic el element using same, and organic el element obtained thereby|
A method for producing a substrate having a concavity and convexity pattern includes: a step for applying a sol containing a silica precursor on a substrate to form a coating film; a step for drying the coating film; a pressing step for pressing a mold having a concavity and convexity pattern against the dried coating film with a pressing roll; a step for peeling off the mold from the coating film; and a step for baking the coating film to which the concavity and convexity pattern has been transferred. The coating film is dried in the drying step so that the ratio of weight of the coating film to dried weight of the coating film is in a range of 1.4 to 8.8, the dried weight being obtained by baking the coating film at a temperature of 100 degrees celsius.
|Molybdenum containing hydrosilylation reaction catalysts and compositions containing the catalysts|
A composition contains (a) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (b) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition ′ capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin.
|Cobalt containing hydrosilylation catalysts and compositions containing the catalysts|
A composition contains (a) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (b) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition is capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin.
|Mass spectrometer with bypass of a fragmentation device|
A method for analyzing a mixture of components includes forming precursor ions from the components, alternately causing the precursor ions to pass to and to by-pass a fragmentation device, to form product ions from the precursor ions that pass to the device and to form substantially fewer product ions from precursor ions that by-pass the device, and obtaining mass spectra from product ions received from the device and from precursor ions that by-passed the device. An apparatus for analyzing a sample includes an ion source for forming precursor ions from the components of the sample, a fragmentation device for forming product ions from the precursor ions, a by-pass device disposed upstream of the fragmentation device for switchable by-pass of the fragmentation device, and a mass analyzer..
|Thermally-responsive record material|
The invention describes a thermally-responsive record material substantially free of aromatic isocyanate. The record material comprises a support having provided thereon a heat-sensitive composition comprising a substantially colorless dye precursor comprising a fluoran; and a developer material selected from the group consisting of 4,4′-diaminodiphenylsulfone and 3,3′-diaminodiphenylsulfone in combination with n-[(butylamino)carbonyl]-4-methylbenzene sulfonamide, which upon being heated react with said dye precursor to develop color, and including a binder material..
|Method of fabricating nanotips with controlled profile|
A nanotip, is fabricated by modifying a precursor nanotip having an apex and a shank by applying an electric field in the presence of a reactive gas to perform field-assisted etching wherein atoms are preferentially removed from the shank by chemical interaction with the reactive gas, and controlling the reactive gas pressure and/or tip voltage to vary the electric field so as to promote field evaporation of apex atoms during fabrication of the nanotip and thereby control the overall profile of the resulting nano-tip. The method permits shaping of the overall tip profile..
|Product packaging system with antimicrobial agent|
A package providing a storage space with features capable of affecting atmospheric conditions therein, comprising a body having a first and at least one second storage space adjacent thereto, wherein the first storage space is defined by sidewalls, and the at least one second storage space is defined by sidewalls including at least a portion thereof which further defines the first storage space, the second storage space providing a reservoir for containing an antimicrobial agent therein, wherein the antimicrobial agent includes a precursor to chlorine dioxide gas and the portion of the sidewall which further defines the first storage space is configured to allow for the delivery of the chlorine dioxide gas from the second storage space into the first storage space.. .
|Process for treating keratin fibres with input of heat|
A process for treating keratin fibres may include applying a hair treatment composition to the keratin fibres. The composition may comprise at least one of fatty substances, surfactants, polymers with a glass transition temperature (tg) ranging from about 40° c.
|Foam dye composition comprising at least one liquid fatty alcohol and a particular cationic polymer|
The invention relates to a composition for dyeing human keratin fibres such as the hair, in foam form, comprising at least one alkaline agent, at least one oxidizing agent, at least one oxidation dye precursor, at least one liquid fatty alcohol and at least one cationic polymer with a cationic charge density of greater than 1 meq./g. The invention also relates to a process for dyeing human keratin fibres using this composition.
|System and method for cursor-based application management|
A system and method of managing applications and event notifications using a cursor-based gui, wherein the cursor-based gui is located adjacent to the cursor and provides a user with the ability manage and monitor a plurality of dynamically updated applications, commands and event notifications via a persistent and centralized interface. Since the cursor-based gui is persistent in nature, the plurality of applications, commands and event notifications can be accessed regardless of the user's computer environment.
|Slider control for graphical user interface and method for use thereof|
A system and method are provided for varying a parameter graphically represented by a first control button on a display. The first control button is pressed either by contacting a touch screen or via a cursor control.
|Technology event detection, analysis, and reporting system|
A technology analysis system automatically monitors information available from both publicly and privately distributed networks of information for details that are relevant to a technology hypothesis. The technology analysis system provides a technology radar that assists with determining how the technology hypothesis stands up against ongoing developments in technology.
|Production of ethanol from cellulosic substrates utilizing microorganisms|
A continuous source of biofuel is disclosed that is formed from at least one colonizing entity, at least one cellulosic material and at least one carbohydrate conversion source. A process for producing a continuous source of biofuel comprises: providing at least one colonizing entity, providing at least one cellulosic material, providing at least one carbohydrate conversion source, combining the at least one colonizing entity, the at least one cellulosic material and the at least one carbohydrate conversion source to form a biofuel-precursor, incubating the biofuel-precursor at a temperature for a time period in order to produce a biofuel.
|Simplified radiosynthesis of [18f]fluoromethyl bromide|
This invention relates to an improved radiosynthesis of [18f]fluoromethyl bromide, whereby the distillation step has been improved to remove higher amounts of the dibromomethane radiolabeling precursor.. .
|Zirconium containing hydrosilylation catalysts and compositions containing the catalysts|
A composition contains (a) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (b) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin.
|Hydrosilylation catalysts made with terdentate nitrogen ligands and compositions containing the catalysts|
A composition contains (a) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst and (b) an aliphatically unsaturated compound having an average, per molecule, of one or more aliphatically unsaturated organic groups capable of undergoing hydrosilylation reaction. The composition is capable of reacting via hydrosilylation reaction to form a reaction product, such as a silane, a gum, a gel, a rubber, or a resin.
|Foamable composition, foam composite, method of making foam composite and use of foam composite|
The invention provides a foamable composition comprising a foam pre-cursor and man-made vitreous fibres produced with a cascade spinner or a spinning cup, wherein at least 50% by weight of the man-made vitreous fibres have a length of less than 100 micrometres.. .
|Hydrogel implants with varying degrees of crosslinking|
The present disclosure relates to a hydrogel composition and methods of using the same. The hydrogel composition may include precursors that react with each other upon contact as well as precursors that react upon contact with an initiator.
|Method of treating constipation|
Disclosed is a method of manipulating the rate of gastrointestinal transit in a mammalian subject. Also disclosed is the use, in the manufacture of a medicament for the treatment of constipation, of a selective inhibitor of methanogensis, a methanogen-displacing probiotic agent, or a prebiotic agent that inhibits the growth of methanogenic bacteria or promotes the growth of competing non-methanogenic intestinal flora.
|Phenolic coatings and methods of making and using same|
A method of making a facile, surface-independent, polyphenol coating is disclosed. In general, the method includes contacting at least a portion of the substrate to be coated with an aqueous solution containing one or more salts and one or more nitrogen-free phenolic compounds.
|Encoded polymeric microparticles|
Provided are encoded polymeric microparticles and a multiplexed bioassay using the encoded polymeric microparticles. Each of the encoded polymeric microparticles includes an encoded polymeric microparticle core and a silica shell surrounding the microparticle core.
|Method of manufacturing semiconductor device, substrate processing apparatus, and recording medium|
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device is disclosed. The method includes forming a thin film containing a predetermined element, boron, carbon, and nitrogen on a substrate by performing a cycle a predetermined number of times.
|Semiconductor processing systems having multiple plasma configurations|
An exemplary system may include a chamber configured to contain a semiconductor substrate in a processing region of the chamber. The system may include a first remote plasma unit fluidly coupled with a first access of the chamber and configured to deliver a first precursor into the chamber through the first access.
|Methods of forming a metal telluride material, related methods of forming a semiconductor device structure, and related semiconductor device structures|
Accordingly, a method of forming a metal chalcogenide material may comprise introducing at least one metal precursor and at least one chalcogen precursor into a chamber comprising a substrate, the at least one metal precursor comprising an amine or imine compound of an alkali metal, an alkaline earth metal, a transition metal, a post-transition metal, or a metalloid, and the at least one chalcogen precursor comprising a hydride, alkyl, or aryl compound of sulfur, selenium, or tellurium. The at least one metal precursor and the at least one chalcogen precursor may be reacted to form a metal chalcogenide material over the substrate.
|Semiconductor nanocrystals and methods|
In one embodiment, a method for forming a coating comprising a semiconductor material on at least a portion of a population of semiconductor nanocrystals comprises providing a first mixture including semiconductor nanocrystals and an aromatic solvent, introducing one or more cation precursors and one or more anion precursors into the first mixture to form a reaction mixture for forming the semiconductor material, reacting the precursors in the reaction mixture, without the addition of an acid compound, under conditions sufficient to grow a coating comprising the semiconductor material on at least a portion of an outer surface of at least a portion of the semiconductor nanocrystals, and wherein an amide compound is formed in situ in the reaction mixture prior to isolating the coated semiconductor nanocrystals. In another embodiment, method for forming a coating comprising a semiconductor material on at least a portion of a population of semiconductor nanocrystals comprises providing a first mixture including semiconductor nanocrystals and a solvent, introducing an amide compound, one or more cation precursors and one or more anion precursors into the first mixture to form a reaction mixture for forming the semiconductor material, and reacting the precursors in the reaction mixture in the presence of the amide compound, under conditions sufficient to grow a coating comprising the semiconductor material on at least a portion of an outer surface of at least a portion of the semiconductor nanocrystals.
|Bottom-up peald process|
The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for performing a plasma enhanced ald (peald) process that provides for improved step coverage. The process introduces a precursor gas into a processing chamber comprising a semiconductor workpiece.
|Preparation of process of l-methionine|
The present invention relates to a method for producing l-methionine using a bio-synthesis process and a specific enzymatic process. More particularly, the present invention relates to a method for producing l-methionine with high yield by enzyme conversion reaction from l-methionine precursor in the presence of methyl mercaptan (ch3sh).
|Novel tissue culture platform for screening of potential bone remodeling agents|
The present disclosure provides methods for identifying candidate compounds having bone anti-resorption activity or bone pro-formation activity. The methods involve the use of ex vivo-derived mineralized three-dimensional bone constructs.
|Apparatus for manufacturing a fine porous film for a separation film of a battery and method for manufacturing a film using the same|
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for manufacturing a fine porous film to be used as a separation film of a secondary battery. The apparatus for manufacturing the fine porous film of the present invention includes: a t-shaped die (20) for molding a precursor film by extruding a molten resin generated by melting a partially crystalline resin through the front end of a nozzle; a guide roller (50) arranged at a downstream side of the extrusion direction of the t-shaped die (20) so as to move and guide the precursor film (f1) at a predetermined draft ratio; a precursor film cooling unit (40) for providing, in the moving direction of the precursor film, a flow of cooling air over either or both of the front and back surfaces of the precursor film so as to cool the precursor film; and a film stretching unit for applying a tensile force, in an axial direction or in biaxial directions, to the cooled film while same is passing through the precursor film cooling means (40)..
|Precursor of cathode active material for a lithium secondary battery, method for manufacturing the precursor, cathode active material, and lithium secondary battery including the cathode active material|
(0<x<1, 0≦y<1, 0.5≦1−x−y−z, 0≦z<1, and m is at least one kind of metal selected from the group consisting of al, mg, fe, cu, zn, cr, ag, ca, na, k, in, ga, ge, v, mo, nb, si, ti, and zr.). .
|Deposition of silicon oxide by atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition|
The invention provides methods for forming silicon oxide-containing layer(s) on a substrate, such as glass, by heating a substrate, vaporizing at least one precursor comprising a monoalkylsilane having an alkyl group with greater than two carbon atoms to form a vaporized precursor stream, and contacting a surface of the heated substrate with the vaporized precursor stream at about atmospheric pressure to deposit one or more layers comprising silicon oxide onto the surface of the substrate. The invention is particularly useful for applying an anti-iridescent coating to glass in an online float glass process..
|Formulations and methods for oxidation protection of composite articles|
A composition comprises at least one carrier fluid, precursors of a phosphate glass, and a plurality of filler nanoparticles having a mean aspect ratio of at least about 100. The composition can be applied to a composite substrate to form an oxidation protection coating including at least one phosphate glass barrier layer with a plurality of filler nanoparticles.
|Synthesis and characterization of first row transition metal complexes containing a-imino alkoxides as precursors for deposition of metal films|
R1, r2, r3, and r4 are each independently h or c1-c8 alkyl.. .
|Lanio3 thin film-forming composition and method of forming lanio3 thin film using the same|
A lanio3 thin film having extremely few voids is uniformly formed. Provided is a lanio3 thin film-forming composition for forming a lanio3 thin film.
|Electro-conductive belt, fabrication method thereof, and image forming device|
There is provided an electro-conductive belt fabrication method having a drying step of forming a dry film, which includes applying a conductive-particle dispersion to the inside face of a circular tube, rotating the tube about its axis and forming a dispersion layer at a surface of the tube, and drying the dispersion layer until an amount of solvent in the dispersion layer reaches a predetermined residual amount; a resin material leaching step, which includes applying a liquid containing the dissolved or swollen resin material to a surface of the dry film, and leaching the resin material to a predetermined depth in the surface of the dry film; and a heating step that includes one of heating the resultant dry film and drying the dry film, and changing the precursor in the dry film to the predetermined resin material.. .
|Lignin-derived porous carbon composition, methods of preparation, and use thereof|
A method of fabricating a porous carbon composition, the method comprising subjecting a precursor composition to a thermal annealing step followed by a carbonization step, the precursor composition comprising: (i) a templating component comprised of a block copolymer and (ii) a lignin component, wherein said carbonization step comprises heating the precursor composition at a carbonizing temperature for sufficient time to convert the precursor composition to a carbon material comprising a carbon structure in which is included mesopores having a diameter within a range of 2 to 50 nm, wherein said porous carbon composition possesses a mesopore volume of at least 50% with respect to a total of mesopore and micropore volumes. Also described are the resulting mesoporous carbon composition, a composite of the mesoporous carbon material and at least one pharmaceutical agent, and the administration of the carbon-pharmaceutical dosage form to a subject..
|Production of graphenic carbon particles utilizing hydrocarbon precursor materials|
A method is disclosed for making graphenic carbon particles. The method includes introducing a hydrocarbon precursor material into a thermal zone (20), heating the hydrocarbon precursor material in the thermal zone to form the graphenic carbon particles from the hydrocarbon precursor material, and collecting the graphenic carbon particles.