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Core-Shell Nanofin Vertical Switch and High-Voltage Switching

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Kris A. Bertness and Matthew Brubaker
A core-shell nanofin vertical switch performs high-voltage switching and includes: an n-type GaN nanofin core including: an n-type drift layer; an n-type channel; and an n-type source; a p-type nanofin shell surrounding the n-type GaN nanofin core at an interface surface of the n-type GaN nanofin

Compact Low-power Cryo-Cooling Systems For Superconducting Elements

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Joel Ullom and Vincent Kotsubo
A compact, low power cryo-cooler for cryogenic systems capable of cooling gas to at least as low as 2.5 K. The cryo-cooler has a room temperature compressor followed by filtration. Within the cryostat, four counterflow heat exchangers precool the incoming high-pressure gas using the outflowing low

Optomechanical Ultrasound Detector And Performing Ultrasound Imaging

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David Long , Thomas W. LeBrun and Jason J. Gorman
An optomechanical ultrasound detector includes: a micromirror substrate; a mechanical resonator that receives ultrasound waves, oscillates at resonator frequency f.sub.r, changes cavity length L.sub.c, and produces intra-cavity light; and an optical microcavity between the micromirror substrate and

Agile Nucleic Acid Sensor And Measuring A Biomarker

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Kevin Kiesler , Alokik Kanwal , Anthony J. Kearsley , Erica Romsos , Dr. Peter M. Vallone , Jacob Majikes and Arvind Balijepalli
An agile nucleic acid sensor includes: a DNA switch; an analysis substrate in electrostatic communication with the DNA switch and that produces a biomarker electrical signal; a transduction member that receives the biomarker electrical signal and produces a transduction signal; a sensor counter

Interferometric Microphone Calibrator And Comparison Calibrating A Microphone

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Richard A. Allen , Qian Dong and Randall P Wagner
An interferometric microphone calibrator for comparison calibrating a microphone, the interferometric microphone calibrator comprising: an interferometer in optical communication with a microphone and that produces an interferometer measurement light, communicates the interferometer measurement

Gravity-Enforced Photon Momentum Radiometer And Measuring Optical Power

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Anna Vaskuri and Paul A. Williams
A gravity-enforced photon momentum radiometer incudes: a magnetic array; a diamagnetic shuttle that levitates above the magnetic array; a mirror on the diamagnetic shuttle that receives laser light and moves the diamagnetic shuttle due to the optical force; a tiltable platform for the magnetic array

Performing Bang-Anneal-Bang Quantum Optimization

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Alexey Gorshkov
A process for bang-anneal-bang quantum optimization includes: identifying base curve v(t); setting a total runtime of the process; creating an initial guess for parameters in an ansatz; creating an initial guess for parameters in an ansatz; evolving a quantum state from a ground state of B following

Delivering Signals To Cryogenic Environments Via Photonic Links

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Franklyn Quinlan , Scott Diddams , Joe Aumentado , Florent Lecocq and John Teufel
An operational environment is disclosed herein that includes a cryogenic environment and a signal source. The cryogenic environment includes a signal target, an optical link, signal converter devices, and an electrical link. Outside of the cryogenic environment, the signal source generates an

Amino Acid-Specific Binder And Selectively Identifying An Amino Acid

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John P. Marino and Zvi Kelman
N-terminal amino acid binding (NAAB) reagents are a tool for parallel, high-throughput proteomics. Afluorescently-labeled NAAB allows immobilized peptides to be identified by their N-terminal residues using single-molecule fluorescent microscopy, which enables novel proteomic analysis, like

Novel Nanocomposite Phase-Change Memory Materials And Design Of The Same

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Ichiro Takeuchi and Aaron Gilad Kusne
Provided herein are novel materials, such as novel phase-change memory materials providing superior characteristics, and methods of discovering/selecting such novel materials via machine learning, such as Bayesian active learning. An exemplary material provided by the inventive concept is the

Novel Nanocomposite Phase-Change Memory Materials And Design And Selection Of The Same

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Ichiro Takeuchi and Aaron Gilad Kusne
Provided herein are novel materials, such as novel phase-change memory materials providing superior characteristics, and methods of discovering/selecting such novel materials via machine learning, such as Bayesian active learning. An exemplary material provided by the inventive concept is the

Spherical Ion Trap and Trapping Ions

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Jeffrey Sherman , David Hume , Roger Brown and David Leibrandt
A spherical ion trap includes a substrate and an ion aperture; two RF electrodes in electrostatic communication with an ion trapping region; RF ground electrodes in electrostatic communication with the ion trapping region; and the ion trapping region bounded by opposing RF electrodes and the RF

Magnetic Resonance Fingerprinting Thermometry

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Kathryn Keenan and Megan Poorman
A method for temperature quantification using magnetic resonance fingerprinting (MRF) includes acquiring MRF data from a region of interest in a subject using an MRF pulse sequence with smoothly varying RF phase for MR resonant frequencies that is played out continuously. For each of a plurality of

Optoelectromechanical Switch And Programming An Optical Network

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Vladimir Aksyuk and Henri Lezec
Disclosed is an optoelectromechanical switch that includes: an optical feedline disposed on an isolation substrate that receives resonator light that is subject to optical communication to a resonator when a cavity length of the resonator supports an electromagnetic mode at the wavelength of the

Barcoded End Facet Printed Photonic Chip And Barcode-Guided Direct Laser Writing

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Kartik Srinivasan and Edgar Perez
A barcoded end facet printed photonic chip includes: an optically transparent direct laser writing substrate including a transverse waveguide writing surface to receive a direct write laser light for off-axis direct write laser printing and a facet surface to receive the direct write laser light for

Quantum-Enabled Flow Cytometer

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Sergey Polyakov and Ivan Burenkov
Flow cytometry is arguably the most powerful optical method routinely used in the diagnosis of health disorders and disease monitoring. We enhance an optical flow cytometer with a photon­ number statistics measurement. Our technique allows for an absolute measurement of biomarker concentration and
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Water Heating System With Legionella Control

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David A. Yashar
A bacteria abatement water heater abates bacterial growth and includes a fluid-isolated heat exchanger; a water heating container that heats water to a high water temperature that is greater than or equal to a kill temperature for bacteria; a hot water delivery conduit including a transitional
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