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    • Vanadyl compositions and methods for applying the compositions to promote plant growth 

      Wendt, Charles W.; Hicks, Stanley K.; Baker, Richard B. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-02-16)
      Vanadyl ion compositions for promoting plant growth, especially plant fruits, and the methods for applying the compositions are provided. Specifically, the compositions comprise an organic compound or complex of vanadyl ...
    • Vapor deposited micro heat pipes 

      Weichold, Mark H.; Peterson, George P.; Mallik, Arnab K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1993-01-12)
      A micro heat pipe, formed in a semiconductor substrate, carries heat from a region of heat flux in the substrate to a region of lower heat flux. The micro heat pipe is formed by cutting a groove into the substrate opposite ...
    • Vapor-compression evaporation system and method 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Noyes, Gary P. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2007-08-07)
      According to one embodiment of the invention, a vapor-compression evaporation system includes a plurality of vessels in series each containing a feed having a nonvolatile component. A first set of the plurality of vessels ...
    • Vapor-compression evaporation system and method 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Noyes, Gary P.; Rabroker, George A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-05-04)
      According to one embodiment of the invention, a vapor-compression evaporation system includes a plurality of vessels in series each containing a feed having a nonvolatile component, a mechanical compressor coupled to the ...
    • Vapor-compression evaporative air conditioning systems and components 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Davison, Richard; Rabroker, Andrew G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2002-08-06)
      Novel vapor compression evaporative cooling systems which use water as a refrigerant are provided, as are methods for using same. Also provided are novel compressors, compressor components, and means for removing noncondensibles ...
    • Vapor-compression evaporative air conditioning systems and components 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Davison, Richard; Rabroker, Andrew G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2004-02-03)
      Novel vapor compression evaporative cooling systems which use water as a refrigerant are provided, as are methods for using same. Also provided are novel compressors, compressor components, and means for removing noncondensibles ...
    • Vapor-compression evaporative air conditioning systems and components 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Davison, Richard; Rabroker, Andrew G. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2006-08-22)
      Novel vapor compression evaporative cooling systems which use water as a refrigerant are provided, as are methods for using same. Also provided are novel compressors, compressor components, and means for removing noncondensibles ...
    • Variants of phosphotriesterase for the hydrolysis and detoxification of nerve agents 

      Raushel, Frank M.; Bigley, Andrew N. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2019-05-28)
      Variants of phosphotriesterase have been created that exhibit enhanced hydrolysis of V-type and G-type nerve agents over wild-type phosphotriesterase. V- and G-type nerve agents have an SP and RP enantiomer. The SP enantiomers ...
    • Variants of phosphotriesterase for the hydrolysis and detoxification of nerve agents 

      Raushel, Frank M.; Bigley, Andrew W. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2019-05-28)
      Variants of phosphotriesterase have been created that exhibit enhanced hydrolysis of V-type and G-type nerve agents over wild-type phosphotriesterase. V- and G-type nerve agents have an SP and RP enantiomer. The SP enantiomers ...
    • Variants of the lantibiotic MU1140 and other lantibiotics with improved pharmacological properties and structural features 

      Hillman, Jeffrey D.; Smith, James Leif; Wilson-stanford, Shawanda R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-05-08)
      The invention provides improvements of lantibiotics useful for reducing the numbers of microbes or the reproduction of microbes in or on subjects or objects. One embodiment of the invention provides variants of antibiotics ...
    • Versatile student desk 

      Benden, Mark E. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2016-02-09)
      A seat and desk assembly has a seat integrated with a desk by a interconnecting base and floor. One or both of the seat or desk can be disconnected from the assembly and used independently. Removable panels for the desk ...
    • Vis-NIR equipped soil penetrometer 

      Morgan, Cristine; Ge, Yuefeng; Brown, David; Bricklemyer, Ross (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2019-07-02)
      Soil penetrometers capable of measuring soil reflectance along the direction of insertion of the penetrometer are provided. The penetrometer can house an array of sensors, such as, for example, a Vis-NIR reflectance sensor, ...
    • Volume array coil with enforced uniform element currents for improved excitation homogeneity 

      Mcdougall, Mary P.; Wright, Steven M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-05-15)
      Each of the coils in a transmit coil array of a magnetic resonance imaging apparatus is electrically connected to a common voltage point by a transmission line. By controlling the electrical length of the transmission line ...
    • Water sources for automotive devices 

      Andrews, Craig C.; Cisar, Alan J.; Salinas, Carlos; Murphy, Oliver J.; Appleby, John A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2004-10-19)
      The present invention provides a self-replenishing liquid water source onboard an automobile for supplying liquid water to an electrolyzer, such as an on-board hydrogen generator useful for the suppression of unwanted ...
    • Water sources for automotive electrolyzers 

      Andrews, Craig C.; Appleby, John A.; Cisar, Alan J.; Salinas, Carlos; Murphy, Oliver J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2002-10-15)
      The present invention provides a self-replenishing liquid water source onboard an automobile for supplying liquid water to an electrolyzer, such as an on-board hydrogen generator useful for the suppression of unwanted ...
    • Water-soluble nanoparticles with controlled aggregate sizes 

      Sun, Dazhi; Everett, William Neil; Sue, Hung-jue; Miyatake, Nobuo (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-01-24)
      A method of forming dispersed water-soluble quantum dots and tuning water-soluble quantum dot aggregate size by providing a plurality of water-soluble quantum dots in a dispersion, the plurality of water-soluble quantum ...
    • Wavelength-tunable traveling-wave semiconductor ring-laser 

      Su, Chin (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1992-11-17)
      A traveling-wave ring-laser (10) to provide improved power stability single longitudinal mode characteristics, narrow lasing linewidth and smooth wavelength tuning. The ring-laser comprises an optical amplifier (12) that ...
    • Wet cyclone particle collector 

      Pierson, Raymond M.; Szarek, Matthew P.; Stroka, Thomas G.; Mcfarland, Andrew R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-10-23)
      A wet cyclone particle collector is disclosed. The wet cyclone particle collector includes a cyclone unit, a liquid delivery unit and a sample collection unit. The cyclone unit draws a gas sample into a cyclone chamber and ...
    • Wyner-Ziv coding based on TCQ and LDPC codes 

      Yang, Yang; Xiong, Zixiang (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-06-26)
      An encoder employs a trellis coded quantization (TCQ) unit and a compression unit. The TCQ uses a set of polynomials that have been selected to maximize granular gain. The TCQ unit operates on a block of samples from a ...
    • Wyner-Ziv coding based on TCQ and LDPC codes 

      Xiong, Zixiang; Yang, Yang (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2008-08-19)
      An encoder employs a trellis coded quantization (TCQ) unit and a compression unit. The TCQ uses a set of polynomials that have been selected to maximize granular gain. The TCQ unit operates on a block of samples from a ...