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    • Magnesium doped .beta.-aluminum titanate thin film coating 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Brown, Nancy R.; Brown, Jr., Jesse J.; Sun, Tawei; Kang, Min (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-10-15)
      Mg.sub.x Al.sub.2-2x Ti.sub.1+x O.sub.5 (x.ltoreq.0.2) protective coatings have been developed for both dense and porous substrates, such as SiC and Si.sub.3 N.sub.4, using a chemical solution processing method involving ...
    • Magnetic fluids 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Riffle, Judy; Dailey, James P.; Phillips, Janice Paige (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2004-06-15)
      A magnetic fluid is provided comprising a block copolymer stabilizer, magnetic particles and a fluid polysiloxane medium. The stabilizer comprises an anchor block which chelates magnetic metal particles, and at least one ...
    • Magnetic fluids 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Riffle, Judy; Dailey, James P.; Phillips, Janice Paige (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2002-10-15)
      A magnetic fluid is provided comprising a block copolymer stabilizer, magnetic particles and a fluid polysiloxane medium. The stabilizer comprises an anchor block which chelates magnetic metal particles, and at least one ...
    • Magnetic targeting device 

      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Durham, Alfred A.; Wicks, Alfred L.; Stitzel, Joel D.; Szakelyhidi, Jr., David C.; Cardinali, Alex V. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-07-13)
      A device and method for targeting objects and specifically for locating intramedullary screw openings is described. The device and method include a target magnet and a sensor comprising an elliptical array of magnetoresistive ...
    • Magnetoelectric magnetic field sensor with longitudinally biased magnetostrictive layer 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Viehland, Dwight Douglas; Dong, Shuxiang; Li, Jie-Fang (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2006-04-04)
      A magnetoelectric magnetic field sensor has one or more laminated magnetostrictive layers and piezoelectric layers. The magnetostrictive layers are magnetized by a bias magnetic field in a longitudinal, in-plane direction. ...
    • Marker mapping and resistance gene associations in soybean 

      Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Lu, Guihua; Han, Feng; Hu, Xu; Godwin, Michael; Hayes, Alec A.; Jeong, Soon-Chun; Maroof, M. A. Saghai (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2010-01-05)
      The invention provides novel molecular genetic markers in soybean, where the markers are useful, for example, in the marker-assisted selection of gene alleles that impart disease-resistance, thereby allowing the identification ...
    • Marker mapping and resistance gene associations in soybean 

      Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Lu, Guihua; Han, Feng; Hu, Xu; Godwin, Michael; Hayes, Alec A.; Jeong, Soon-Chun; Maroof, M. A. Saghai (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2012-06-05)
      The invention provides novel molecular genetic markers in soybean, where the markers are useful, for example, in the marker-assisted selection of gene alleles that impart disease-resistance, thereby allowing the identification ...
    • Materials for use as proton conducting membranes for fuel cells 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; McGrath, James E.; Einsla, Brian R. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2009-01-06)
      A family of polymers having pendent sulfonate moieties connected to polymeric main chain phenyl groups are described. These polymers are prepared by the steps of polymerization (using a monomer with a phenyl with an alkoxy ...
    • Maximum power point tracking for solar panels 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Lee, Fred C.; Wang, Feng; Wu, Xinke; Wang, Zijian (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2017-06-20)
      Approximately one-half of the loss of delivered power from a solar panel having photovoltaic (PV) cells connected in series to form sub-panels due to shading is recovered at low hardware cost by connecting sub-panels in ...
    • Melt polymer synthesis of poly ether phosphine oxides 

      Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; McGrath, James E.; Sekharipuram, Venkateshwaran N.; Mecham, Beverly Sue; Bhatnagar, Atul (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2000-03-21)
      A melt polymerization method for producing poly(arylene ethers phosphine oxide)s suited to optical applications comprising reacting a trimethyl silyl derivative of bisphenol and an activated aromatic dihalide, wherein ...
    • Metallic material with low melting temperature 

      Center for Innovative Technology; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Rancourt, James D.; Taylor, Larry T. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-04-16)
      A gallium-indium-zinc-copper metallic material has been found to exhibit many of the advantageous properties of mercury, such as electrical conductivity, fluidity, and high vaporization temperature. The metallic material ...
    • Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of (Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 /(Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)TIO.sub.3 /(Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)TiO.sub.3 /(Ba.sub.1- Sr.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 capacitors for high dielectric materials 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha; Desu, Seshu B.; Peng, Chia-Tien Shian; Si, Jie (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1997-05-13)
      A dynamic random access memory device having a ferroelectric thin film perovskite (Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)TiO.sub.3 layer sandwiched by top and bottom (Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 electrodes. The memory device is made by a ...
    • Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of (ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 /Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)TiO.sub.3 /(Ba.sub.1-x SR.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 capacitors for high dielectric materials 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha; Desu, Seshu B.; Peng, Chia-Tien Shian; Si, Jie (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1998-02-10)
      A dynamic random access memory device having a ferroelectric thin film perovskite (Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)TiO.sub.3 layer sandwiched by top and bottom (Ba.sub.1-x Sr.sub.x)RuO.sub.3 electrodes. The memory device is made by a ...
    • Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of ferroelectric thin films 

      Ceraboma, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha; Desu, Seshu B.; Peng, Chia-Tien Shian (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-07-11)
      A method to produce high quality doped and undoped lead zirconate titanate (PZT) thin films by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition is disclosed. The PZT thin films with the perovskite structure were deposited on sapphire ...
    • Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of layered structure oxides 

      Sharp Kabushiki; Cedraeus Incorporated; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Desu, Seshu B.; Tao, W. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1995-12-26)
      A method of fabricating high quality layered structure oxide ferroelectric thin films. The deposition process is a chemical vapor deposition process involving chemical reaction between volatile metal organic compounds of ...
    • Metalorganic chemical vapor deposition of layered structure oxides 

      Cedraeus Incorporated; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha; Desu, Seshu B.; Li, Tingkai; Tao, Wei; Peng, Chien Hsiung; Zhu, Yongfei (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1996-06-18)
      A method of fabricating high quality layered structure oxide ferroelectric thin films. The deposition process is a chemical vapor deposition process involving chemical reaction between volatile metal organic compounds of ...
    • Methane oxidative coupling 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Van Der Vaart, Donald R. (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1994-06-14)
      A method of producing an oxidative coupling catalyst is disclosed by mixing particles of Fe.sub.2 O.sub.3, with a particle size in the range from 100 to 150 .mu.m, and silica, with a particle size in the range from about ...
    • Method and apparatus for automatic average current mode controlled power factor correction without input voltage sensing 

      SGS-Thomson Microelectronics S.R.L.; Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Lee, Fred C.; Rajagopalan, Jayendar; Nora, Paolo (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1999-07-06)
      A method for preparing power factor control integrated circuits which generate linear pulse width modulation (PWM) waveforms is presented. The method of pulse width modulation waveform generation involves providing a ...
    • Method and apparatus for automatically injecting the fluid contents of a plurality of pre-loaded syringes into a gas chromatograph or the like 

      VPI Educational Foundation; Moore, W. Edward (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1976-08-10)
      An apparatus for sequentially dispensing the fluid contents of a plurality of pre-loaded syringes is disclosed. A first means sequentially places each of a plurality of pre-loaded syringes in a dispensing position, each ...
    • Method and apparatus for control and routing of wireless sensor networks 

      Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties, Inc.; Hou, Yiwei Thomas; Mao, Shifeng (United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2007-12-04)
      A scalable, minimum node complexity, energy efficient, and error-resilient routing method for wireless sensor networks is described. The network is partitioned into regions by power controlled base station scans using a ...