Patents (2008-2015)

 J.B. Kim, Y.-L. Loo, “Lamination as a Modular Approach for Building Organic and Polymer Solar Cells” US Patent Application 13/083,220, filed 04/11/2011.

A. Heller, B.J. Feldman, N. Mano, Y.-L. Loo, “Crosslinked Adduct of Polyaniline and Polymer Acid Containing Redox Enzyme for Electrochemical Sensor,” US Patent 8,080,835; licensed by Abbott Diabetes Care, Inc. for the development of a glucose monitoring system in December 2015; unit being sold worldwide.

C.B. Arnold, E. McLeod, and A. Mermillod-Blondin, “Tunable acoustic gradient index of refraction lens and system,”  US Patent 8,194,307; Licensed by TAG Optics Inc. for the commercialization and development of the TAG Lens technology for imaging applications; units being sold worldwide.​

Prud’homme, B. Ozbas, I. Aksay, R. Register, and D. Adamson, “Functional Graphene – Rubber Nanocomposites.” U.S. Patent 7,745,528, issued June 29, 2010, licensed to Vorbeck Materials.

Prud’homme, C. O’Neil, B. Ozbas, I. Aksay, R. Register, and D. Adamson, “Functional Graphene– Polymer Nanocomposites for Gas Barrier Applications.” U.S. Patent 8,110,026, issued February 7, 2012, licensed to Vorbeck Materials.

Y.-L. Loo, J.B. Kim, “Lamination as a Modular Approach for Building Organic Photosensitive Devices,” US Patent 9,040,318.

Applications Filed
Asakawa, V. Pelletier, M.W. Wu, D.H. Adamson, R.A. Register, and P.M. Chaikin, “Short- Wavelength Polarizing Elements and the Manufacture and Use Thereof,” US Patent Application 2007/0183035.

Y. Ju and J. Shan, “Synthesis of Bio-Functionalized Rare Earth Doped Upconverting Nanophosphors,” US Patent Application 2009/0121189.

M.C. McAlpine and Y. Qi, “Piezoelectric-rubber hybrid assemblies ("piezo-rubber") for converting mechanical movement energy, vibration and/or hydraulic energy into electricity,” US Patent Application 2010/102581.

M. C. McAlpine, Y. Qi. “Flexible Piezoelectric Structures and Method of Making Same.” U.S. Patent Application 13/566,738.

Yazdani, R. Cava, and N.P. Ong, “Electronic Interconnects and Devices With Topological Surface States and Methods for Fabricating Same,” U.S. Patent Application 13/039,762.

Kim, P. Kim, H.A. Stone, N. Pegard, J.W. Fleischer, Y.-L. Loo, “Incorporation of Wrinkles and Folds to Enhance Efficiency and Bendability of Plastic Solar Cells and the Method to Create Such Stuctures” US Provisional Patent 61/479,794.

G.E. Purdum, Y.-L. Loo, R.T. Weitz, “Crystalline Form of N-N’-Bis-(heptafluorobutyl)-2,6-dichloro-1,4,5,8-naphthalene Tetracarboxylic Diimide and the Use Thereof,” European Patent Application 13193704.7-1462.

C.S. Sosa, R. Liu, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, “Polymer Nanoparticles by Constrained Volume Assembly, International Patent Application, PCT/US2015/017590.