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    • Amphiphilic nanosheets and methods of making the same 

      Cheng, Zhengdong; Mejia, Andres F.; Diaz, Agustin; Clearfield, Abraham; Mannan, Mahboobul S.; Chang, Ya-Wen (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-05-15)
      In some embodiments, the present invention provides amphiphilic nanosheets that comprise lamellar crystals with at least two regions: a first hydrophilic region and a second hydrophobic region. In some embodiments, the ...
    • Co and terpolymers of styrenic monomers having reactive functional groups 

      Bergbreiter, David E.; Zhou, Yuefen; Mariagnanam, Vimala M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-07-21)
      Present invention provides a new class of polymeric materials having utility in the formation of self assembled polymer layers on a pretreated metallic substrate. The polymeric materials are copolymers and terpolymers of ...
    • Dispersion and retrieval of de-bundled nanotubes 

      Sue, Hung-jue; Zhang XI,; Nishimura, Riichi (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2014-11-25)
      A method for dispersing nanotubes, comprising forming a nanocomposite solution with associated nanotubes and nanoplatelets, mixing a surfactant to the nanocomposite solution, separating the nanocomposite in solution, wherein ...
    • Flexible and compliant thermal interface materials with ultrahigh thermal conductivities 

      Akbulut, Mustafa; Yegin, Cengiz; Nagabandi, Nirup K.; Teipel, Blake (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 8/4/2020)
      Inefficient dissipation of heat limits the performance of electronic devices. Thermal interface materials (TIMs) can be used in electronic devices to dissipate heat more effectively and efficiently. Nanocomposites have ...
    • Functionalized carbon nanotube-polymer composites and interactions with radiation 

      Barrera, Enrique V.; Wilkins, Richard; Shofner, Meisha; Pulikkathara X, Merlyn; Vaidyanathan, Ranjii (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2014-08-19)
      The present invention involves the interaction of radiation with functionalized carbon nanotubes that have been incorporated into various host materials, particularly polymeric ones. The present invention is directed to ...
    • Mineral-based nanoparticles for arthritis treatment 

      Gaharwar, Akhilesh K.; Carrow, James K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1/26/2021)
      Aspects of the invention are directed to mineral-based nanoparticles comprising silicate nanoparticles that induce human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) into a cartilage-lineage through the upregulation of cartilage-specific ...
    • Polymeric self-assembled mono- and multilayers and their use in photolithography 

      Crooks, Richard M.; Kim, Taisun; Chan, Kwok-Chu; Schoer, Jonathan K. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1999-03-23)
      A self-assembled multilayer and in particular polymeric self-assembled multilayer can be effectively produced from two or more self-assembled monolayers on a substrate where each of the self-assembled monolayers is produced ...
    • Process for forming self-assembled polymer layers on a metal surface 

      Bergbreiter, David E.; Zhou, Yuefen; Mariagnanam, Vimala M. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1998-03-17)
      A new process is provided for the formation of self assembled polymer layers on a pretreated metallic substrate. The polymers used for forming such self assembled layers are homo, co and terpolymers of styrene and styrenic ...