Patents Assigned to National University of Singapore
  • Publication number: 20210277516
    Abstract: Methods of forming carbon polymer films are disclosed. Some methods are advantageously performed at lower temperatures. The substrate is exposed to a first carbon precursor to form a substrate surface with terminations based on the reactive functional groups of the first carbon precursor and exposed to a second carbon precursor to react with the surface terminations and form a carbon polymer film. Processing tools and non-transitory memories to perform the process are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicants: Applied Materials, Inc., National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Bhaskar Jyoti Bhuyan, Mark Saly, Ahbijit Basu Mallick, Eugene Yu Jin Kong, Bo Qi
  • Publication number: 20210280420
    Abstract: Methods of forming graphene hard mask films are disclosed. Some methods are advantageously performed at lower temperatures. The substrate is exposed to an aromatic precursor to form the graphene hard mask film. The substrate comprises one or more of titanium nitride (TiN), tantalum nitride (TaN), silicon (Si), cobalt (Co), titanium (Ti), silicon dioxide (SiO2), copper (Cu), and low-k dielectric materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicants: Applied Materials, Inc., National university of Singapore
    Inventors: Bhaskar Jyoti Bhuyan, Andrea Leoncini
  • Patent number: 11114674
    Abstract: Described is a fuel cell comprising an electrode catalyst assembly, and a two-dimensional (2D) amorphous carbon, wherein the 2D amorphous carbon has a crystallinity (C)?0.8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Barbaros Ozyilmaz, Henrik Andersen, Chee Tat Toh
  • Patent number: 11112412
    Abstract: A kit, composition and method for detection of antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome related coronavirus (SARSr-CoV), and for diagnosis of SARSr-CoV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventor: Linfa Wang
  • Patent number: 11103845
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a polysaccharide aerogel comprising cotton cellulose fibres and a method of preparing the polysaccharide aerogel. The method comprises: mixing cotton cellulose fibres and a cross-linker to form a mixture; sonicating the mixture; freezing the sonicated mixture; and freeze drying the frozen mixture to form an aerogel. A further embodiment provides a polysaccharide aerogel comprising cotton cellulose fibres and paper cellulose fibres in a weight ratio of 1:1 to 1:6 and a method of preparation thereof wherein in the mixing step, the paper cellulose fibres are added to the cotton cellulose fibres to form a mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Hai Minh Duong, Nhan Phan-Thien, Bowen Gu, Mark Pyne Pennefather, Thanh Xuan Nguyen
  • Publication number: 20210257677
    Abstract: A Li-ion thin film microbattery, a microbattery array, a method of fabricating a Li-ion thin film microbattery and a method of fabricating a microbattery array. The Li-ion thin film microbattery comprises a Li-free cathode comprising a transition metal oxide thin film; an anode comprising a lithiated Ge or Si thin film; and an electrolyte film disposed between the cathode and the anode; wherein a Li-source of the Li-ion thin film microbattery is provided by means of the lithiated Ge or Si thin film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicants: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventors: Daniele Perego, Rajamouly Omampuliyur Swaminathan, Ye Lin Thu, Shao-Horn Yang, Wee Kiong Choi, Carl Vernette Thompson, II
  • Publication number: 20210251922
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to methods of treating a steatosis-associated disorder by administering a therapeutic agent selected from a lysosomal enzyme, an autophagy-inducing agent, or a combination thereof. Steatosis-associated disorders discussed herein include GSD Ia, GSD Ib, GSD Ic, NAFLD, and NASH. Other embodiments are directed to methods of reversing steatosis, modulating autophagy, inducing autophagy, and reversing glycogen storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicants: Duke University, National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Dwight D. Koeberl, Paul M. Yen, Benjamin L. Farah
  • Publication number: 20210257932
    Abstract: A self-powered triboelectric based device, a self-powered triboelectric based device, a user interface, a method of providing user input, an energy harvesting device, a method of harvesting energy, a submersion-detecting device, and a method of submersion-detecting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventors: Chengkuo LEE, Qiongfeng SHI
  • Patent number: 11084874
    Abstract: Provided are antigen-binding molecules capable of binding to IL-11, and methods of medical treatment and prophylaxis using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignees: Singapore Health Services PTE LTD., National University of Singapore, Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11087674
    Abstract: Disclosed is a subpixel circuit 310 comprising: a first switching device 311 responsive to a digital periodic signal VP to provide a digital control signal VC relating to a digital data signal VD, the digital periodic signal VP defining 2N+1 time slots within each frame cycle, where N is a predetermined integer. The digital data signal VD has a predetermined value at a predetermined one of the 2N+1 time slots; and the subpixel circuit 310 further comprises a second switching device 312 responsive to the control signal Vc to drive an associated light emitting element 320.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignees: Nanyang Technological University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Joseph Sylvester Chang, Wei Shu, Yong Qu, Eugene A. Fitzgerald, Li Zhang, Eng Kian Kenneth Lee, Soo Jin Chua, Siau Ben Chiah
  • Patent number: 11084878
    Abstract: Provided are antigen-binding molecules capable of binding to IL-11R?, and methods of medical treatment and prophylaxis using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignees: National University of Singapore, Singapore Health Services PTE LTD., Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer
  • Publication number: 20210236998
    Abstract: There is provided a method of forming a cross-linked polymeric membrane, the method comprising: providing a polymeric membrane; and contacting the polymeric membrane with a cross-linking solution comprising at least one cross-linker to form the cross-linked polymeric membrane, wherein the at least one cross-linker comprises at least three halide-containing groups. There is also provided a cross-linked polymeric membrane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventors: Mohammad Hossein DAVOOD ABADI FARAHANI, Tai-Shung CHUNG
  • Patent number: 11078269
    Abstract: IL-11R? antibodies are disclosed. Also disclosed are compositions comprising the IL-11R? antibodies, and methods using the IL-11R? antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: Singapore Health Services PTE LTD, National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11078165
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pyrimidine compounds and compositions for treating tuberculosis. These compounds may be used to target the F1 domain of F-ATP synthase and may be used with bedaquiline or 6-chloro-2-ethyl-N-[[4-[4-[4-(trifluoromethoxy)phenyl]piperidin-1-yl]phenyl]methyl]imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine-3-carboxamide (Q203) or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventors: Gerhard GrĂ¼ber, Roderick Wayland Bates, Adam Hotra, Thomas Dick, Kevin Pethe
  • Patent number: 11078268
    Abstract: IL-11 antibodies are disclosed. Also disclosed are compositions comprising the IL-11 antibodies, and methods using the IL-11 antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignees: Singapore Health Services PTE LTD, National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer
  • Publication number: 20210230266
    Abstract: Provided are antigen-binding molecules capable of binding to IL-11, and methods of medical treatment and prophylaxis using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicants: Singapore Health Services PTE LTD., National University of Singapore, Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11054429
    Abstract: A kit, composition and method for detection of antibodies to severe acute respiratory syndrome related coronavirus (SARSr-CoV), and for diagnosis of SARSr-CoV infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: National University of Singapore
    Inventor: Linfa Wang
  • Patent number: 11056315
    Abstract: An ionization chamber chip, a nano-aperture ion source, a proton beam writing system, and a method of fabricating an ionization chamber chip. The method comprises the step of providing a first substrate comprising a first depression formed in a back surface thereof; providing a backing element attached at the back surface of the first substrate such that a chamber is formed comprising at least the first depression; forming a gas inlet in the first substrate in fluid communication with the chamber; and forming a first aperture structure in the first substrate in fluid communication with the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Jeroen Anton Van Kan, Xinxin Xu, Santhana Ramam Pattabiraman, Rudy Pang
  • Patent number: 11050077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to batteries and more particularly to battery systems. More particularly, the present invention relates to metal-air based battery systems. In an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a battery system, the system comprising (a) a cell comprising a metal anode and a cathode current collector, the metal anode and the cathode current collector separated by a separator; (d) a gas diffusion tank; and (e) an electrolyte between the cathode current collector and the gas diffusion tank, the electrolyte comprising redox molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
    Inventors: Qing Wang, Yunguang Zhu
  • Publication number: 20210188962
    Abstract: Aspects of the disclosure relate to the treatment, prevention or alleviation of conditions such as fibrosis in a subject. In some embodiments, the treatment, prevention or alleviation of fibrosis in a subject through the administration of an agent capable of inhibiting the action of Interleukin 11 (IL-11) is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicants: Singapore Health Services PTE LTD., National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Stuart Alexander Cook, Sebastian Schaefer