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/ Featured Inventions

An Environmentally-friendly Catalytic System to Synthesize Quinolines Using ...

This invention provides a new, efficient and environmentally-friendly method for the synthesis of quinolines from anilines and aldehydes by using solid-supported gold nanoparticles as the catalyst.

Photocatalytic Reactor for Improved Water and Air Purification using UV Light

This invention describes a reactor that uses an immobilized photocatalyst in a light-transmitting tubular honeycomb structure for purifying cotaminated water and air.

Automatic Acquistion of Lane-based Road Network Data for navigation Databases

This invention provides a method for acquiring lane-based road network information automatically for navigation databases. It can meet the needs of lane-based vehicle navigation systems, advanced driver assistance systems and integrated ...

New Organic Resonant Tunneling Diode (ORTD) and Related Devices

This invention provides a new method for fabricating Organic Resonant Tunneling Diode (ORTD) whereby the devices fabricated are more stable and exhibit enhanced PVCR and OLED characteristic.

Method for Growing Epitaxial STO (110) Films without Any Buffer Layer

This invention provides a method for growing epitaxial (110)-oriented SrTiO3 thin films on silicon without any buffer layer, by pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique.

A New Method for Performing On-line Sequential Data Analysis

This invention relates to a new method for implementing the concept of Sequence OLAP (S-OLAP) for supporting on-line sequential data analysis.

A High Performance Catalyst for Low Activation Energy Dehydrogenation

This invention provides a high performance catalyst for dehydrogenation by choosing which low activation energy dehydrogenation can be achieved at near room temperature and atmospheric pressure.

New Method for Making Very High Speed Time-Interleaved A/D Converters

This invention is concerned with methods and structures for reconstruction of uniform digital samples from nonuniform digital samples.