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FY2019 Patents

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) places emphasis on Lab-to-market (L2M) or transfer of NIST intellectual property - original technologies, inventions, and methods (IP) to business and industry. Below is a list of FY 19 patents. A complete list of NIST patents is available for review at the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC): https://www.federallabs.org/labs/national-institute-of-standards-and-technology-nist-0.

Please contact our Senior Patent Officer, donald.archer [at] nist.gov (Dr. Donald Archer), to inquire about licensing NIST patents.

ICEMAKER, PROCESS FOR CONTROLLING SAME AND MAKING ICE

Patent Number: 10174981

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/icemaker-process-for-controlling-same-and-making-ice

Inventor: David Yashar

Expiration Date: 7/31/2036

 

ANTI-COUNTERFEITING ARTICLE, PROCESS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME

Patent Number: 10152666

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/anti-counterfeiting-article-process-for-making-and-using-same

Inventor: Yaw S. Obeng, Joseph J. Kopanski, and Jung-Joon Ahn

Expiration Date: 1/17/2036

 

NONCONTACT RESONAMETER, PROCESS FOR MAKING AND USE OF SAME

Patent Number: 10261032

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/noncontact-resonameter-process-for-making-and-use-of-same

Inventor: Jan Obrzut, Nathan D. Orloff, Christian J. Long

Expiration Date: 1/19/2037

 

BROADBAND MICROWAVE PHASE SHIFT DETECTOR

Patent Number: 10247814

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/broadband-microwave-phase-shift-detector

Inventor: Kin P. Cheung, Jason T Ryan and Jason Campbell

Expiration Date: 8/26/2037

 

A METHOD AND PROCESS FOR IMPOSING FINE-GRAINED NEXT GENERATION ACCESS CONTROLS OVER RDBMS SQL QUERIES AND DATABASE OBJECTS

Patent Number: 10127393

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/a-method-and-process-for-imposing-fine-grained-next-generation-access-controls-over-rdbms

Inventor: Joshua Roberts, Gopi Katwala, David Ferraiolo, Serban Gavrila

Expiration Date: 4/28/2037

 

MASSIVELY PARALLEL WAFER LEVEL RELIABILITY SYSTEM

Patent Number: 10241149

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/massively-parallel-wafer-level-reliability-system

Inventor: Kin Cheung

Expiration Date: 1/16/2037

 

HUB AND SPOKE SYSTEM FOR DETECTING AND LOCATING GAS LEAKS

Patent Number: 10228490

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/hub-and-spoke-system-for-detecting-and-locating-gas-leaks

Inventor: Gregory Rieker, Ian Coddingtion, Nathan R. Newbury, Kuldeep R. Prasad, Anna Karion

Expiration Date: 5/20/2036

 

EXTREME-UV ATOM PROBE TOMOGRAPHY INSTRUMENTATION

Patent Number: 10153144

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/%C2%A0imaging-spectrometer

Inventor: Norman A. Sanford, Ann Chiaramonti Debay

Expiration Date: 8/2/2036

 

BROADLY TUNABLE, HIGH-POWER, NARROW LINE-WIDTH, TABLE TOP, SOLID STATE, AUTOMATED, QUASI-CONTINUOUS WAVE, PARAMETRIC OSCILLATOR LIGHT SOURCE

Patent Number: 10156771

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/broadly-tunable-high-power-narrow-line-width-table-top-solid-state-automated-quasi

Inventor: Keith R. Lykke, Steven W. Brown, John T. Woodward

Expiration Date: 11/22/2036

 

METHOD OF THERMAL EXPANSION COMPENSATION BY PAIRED DISPLACEMENT MEASUREMENT

Patent Number: 10247536

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/method-of-thermal-expansion-compensation-by-paired-displacement-measurement

Inventor: Matthew S. Hoehler and Christopher Smith

Expiration Date: 11/16/2037

 

METHOD OF THERMAL EXPANSION COMPENSATION BY RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT

Patent Number: 10175150

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/method-of-thermal-expansion-compensation-by-resistance-measurement

Inventor: Matthew S. Hoehler and Christopher Smith

Expiration Date: 6/1/2037

 

PLASMONIC NANOMECHANICAL SUBDIFFRACTION MOTION SENSOR

Patent Number: 10247860

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/plasmonic-nanomechanical-subdiffraction-motion-sensor

Inventor: Brian J. Roxworthy, Alexander J. Liddle, Vladimir Aksyuk

Expiration Date: 10/9/2037

 

OPTOFLUIDIC PRESSURE SENSOR

Patent Number: 10151681

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/optical-flow-meter

Inventor: Zeeshan Ahmed, Gregory A Cooksey

Expiration Date: 8/9/2037

 

FLUID PLATFORM FOR TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY

Patent Number: 102,656,99

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/a-nanofabricated-measurement-platform-for-quantitative-transmission-electron-microscopy

Inventor: Glenn Emerson Holland, Martin Samuel Stavis, Alexander J. Liddle

Expiration Date: 7/22/2037

 

METHOD FOR MEASURING THE SIZE OF SINGLE NUCLEIC-ACID MOLECULES

Patent Number: 10,379,038

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/method-for-measuring-the-size-of-single-nucleic-acid-molecules

Inventor: Robert Craig Copeland, Martin Samuel Stavis

Expiration Date: 9/26/2037

 

NUCLEOBASE-FUNCTIONALIZED ATOMICALLY THIN MEMBRANES FOR ACCURATE HIGH-SPEED DNA SEQUENCING

Patent Number: 10381107

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/nucleobase-functionalized-atomically-thin-membranes-for-accurate-high-speed-dna

Inventor:  Alexander Smolyanitsky

Expiration Date: 10/26/2037

 

A SYSTEM TO DETECT AND PROCESS X-RAY PULSES IN REAL TIME FROM MULTIPLE MICROCALORIMETER ABSORBERS INCORPORATING TRANSITION EDGE SENSORS

Patent Number: 10345249

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/a-system-to-detect-and-process-x-ray-pulses-in-real-time-from-multiple-microcalorimeter

Inventor: Stephen M. Thurgate, Terrance Jach

Expiration Date: 12/15/2037

 

THE THERMAL IMPEDANCE DRIVER

Patent Number: 10161961

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/microfabricated-optical-probe-for-integrated-photonic-devices

Inventor: Vladimir Aksyuk, Kartik Srinivasan and Thomas Michels

Expiration Date: 11/9/2037

 

PHOTONIC PROBE FOR AFM

Patent Number: 10261106

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/photonic-probe-for-afm

Inventor: Marcelo Davanco, Vladimir Aksyuk

Expiration Date: 10/31/2037

 

OPTOMECHANICAL MASS AND FORCE REFERENCE

Patent Number: 10352837

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/optomechanical-mass-and-force-reference

Inventor: Felipe Guzman, Ryan B. Wagner, Jacob M. Taylor, and Gordon A. Shaw

Expiration Date: 12/21/2037

 

A STROBOSCOPIC TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE (TEM) FOR IMAGING AT MHz AND GHz RATES

Patent Number: 10319556

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/ultra-broad-band-continuously-tunable-electon-beam-pulser

Inventor: Jiaqi Qiu, Sergey Baryshev, June W Lau, Yimei Zhu

Expiration Date: 11/29/2037

 

QUANTUM COHERENT FREQUENCY SHIFT KEYING RECEIVER

Patent Number: 10382141

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/communication-linker-for-communication-linking

Inventor: Sergey Vladimirovich Polyakov, Ivan Burenkov

Expiration Date: 7/12/2038

 

SELF ALIGNED COPLANAR WAVEGUIDES

Patent Number: 10312568

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/self-aligned-coplanar-waveguides

Inventor: David Pappas

Expiration Date: 12/14/2037

 

HIGH EFFICIENCY PHOTON DETECTION

Patent Number: 10126255

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/high-efficiency-photon-detection

Inventor: Rachel Cannara, Fred Sharifi, Alex Smolyanitsky

Expiration Date: 1/27/2037

 

THE THERMAL IMPEDANCE DRIVER

Patent Number: 10236433

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/thermal-impedance-amplifier

Inventor: Adam McCaughan, Varun Verma, Sonia Buckley, Sae Woo Nam

Expiration Date: 1/23/2038

 

ENHANCING ABSORPTION MEASUREMENT SENSITIVITY BY PRE-COMPENSATING THE INCIDENT LIGHT FOR A LEVELED TRANSMISSION SPECTRUM

Patent Number: 10345226

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/spectrum-adjuster-and-producing-a-pure-analyte-spectrum

Inventor: Young Jong Lee

Expiration Date: 10/19/2038

 

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING AN AVALANCHE PHOTODIODE FROM EXCESSIVE RATE COUNTS

Patent Number: 10408672

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/device-and-method-for-proctecting-an-avalanche-photodiode-from-excessive-rate-counts

Inventor: David M. Rutter, Alan H. Band

Expiration Date: 4/27/2038

 

A STROBOSCOPIC TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPE (TEM) FOR IMAGING AT MHz AND GHz RATES

Patent Number: 10319556

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/ultra-broad-band-continuously-tunable-electron-beam-pulser

Inventor: Jiaqi Qiu, Sergey V Baryshev, June W Lau, Yimei Zhu

Expiration Date: 11/29/2037

 

DIGITAL PHANTOM MIMICKING TIME-OF-FLIGHT DISTRIBUTIONS IN BIOLOGICAL TISSUES

Patent Number: 10408741

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/optical-phantom-for-producing-a-time-resolved-diffuse-reflectance-spectrum

Inventor: Jeeseong Hwang, Heidrun Wabnitz

Expiration Date: 5/31/2038

 

OPTICAL TWO-WAY TIME-FREQUENCY TRANSFER

Patent Number: 10389514

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/optical-two-way-time-frequency-transfer

Inventor: Laura Sinclair, Nathan R. Newbury, William C. Swann, Hugo Bergeron, Jean-Daniel Deschenes

Expiration Date: 1/10/2038

 

SYSTEM OF A MECHANICAL RESONATOR

Patent Number: 10444431

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/reticulated-resonator-process-for-making-and-use-of-same

Inventor: Raymond Simmonds, Katarina Cicak, Cindy Regal, Pen-Li Yu, Yeghishe Tsaturyan, Thomas Purdy, Nir Kampel

Expiration Date: 5/22/2037

 

HIGHLY SELECTIVE GAN-NANORWIRE/TIO2-NANOCLUSTER HYBRID SENSORS FOR DETECTION OF BENZENE AND RELATED ENVIROMENT POLLUTANTS

Patent Number: 10168309

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/method-for-manufacturing-an-array-of-sensors-on-a-single-chip

Inventor: Abhishek Motayed, Geetha S. Aluri, Albert Davydov, Rao V. Mulpuri , Vladimir P. Oleshko, Ritu Bajpai, Mona E. Zaghloul

Expiration Date: 10/19/2036

 

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC SPECTRUM ACCESS USING SURVIVAL ANALYSIS

Patent Number: 10390364

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/method-and-apparatus-for-dynamic-spectrum-access-using-survival-analysis

Inventor: Timonthy A Hall, Anirudha Sahoo, Charles Hagwood, Sarah Streett

Expiration Date: 11/17/2037

 

FAST ENTANGLED STATE GENERATION AND QUANTUM INFORMATION TRANSFER IN QUANTUM SYSTEMS WITH LONG-RANGE INTERACTIONS

Patent Number: 10432320

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/fast-entangled-state-generation-and-quantum-information-transfer-in-quantum-systems-with

Inventor: Alexey V. Gorshkhov, Michael Foss-Feig, Zachary Eldredge, Ali Hamed Moosavian, Jeremy Young, Zhe-Xuan Gong

Expiration Date: 11/2/2037

 

APPARATUS FOR ELECTRON REFLECTOMETRY

Patent Number: 10424458

Description: Coming soon

FLC Link: https://www.federallabs.org/technology/electron-reflectometer-and-process-for-performing-shape-metrology

Inventor: Lawrence H. Friedman, Wen-Li Wu

Expiration Date: 5/13/2038

Created January 10, 2020