Patents by Inventor Jennifer R Soliz

Jennifer R Soliz has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10732098
    Abstract: Processes, compositions, and sensors for sensing a variety of toxic chemicals based on colorimetric changes. Exemplary process for sensing a toxic chemical includes contacting a toxic chemical, or byproduct thereof, with a sorbent that includes a porous metal hydroxide or a porous mixed-metal oxide/hydroxide and a transition metal reactant suitable to react with a toxic chemical or byproduct thereof. The sorbent is contacted with the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof for a sampling time. A difference between a post-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent and a pre-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent is determined to thereby detect exposure to, or the presence of, the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Jennifer R Soliz, Darren K Emge, Ian J. Pardoe, Gregory W Peterson
  • Patent number: 10495592
    Abstract: Provided are processes for the sensitive detection of the presence of, absence of, and optionally the identity of, one or more chemical agents. The processes use the binding of chemical agents to a metal organic framework or metal oxide/hydroxide electrically connected to a pair of electrodes to detect low levels of chemical in a sample. By exposing the surface of the metal organic framework or the surface of the metal oxide/hydroxide to the chemicals and then measuring changes in impedance magnitude and/or phase shift through electrical impedance spectroscopy, the presence of a chemical agent is readily detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Gregory W Peterson, Augustus W Fountain, III, Jennifer R Soliz, Adam J Hauser
  • Patent number: 10261022
    Abstract: Processes for sensing a variety of toxic chemicals and/or processes for determining the residual life of a filter or filtration system are provided. Exemplary process for sensing a toxic chemical include contacting a toxic chemical, or byproduct thereof, with a sorbent that includes a porous metal hydroxide and a transition metal reactant suitable to react with a toxic chemical or byproduct thereof. The sorbent is contacted with the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof for a sampling time. A difference between a post-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent and a pre-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent or control is determined to thereby sense exposure to, or the presence of, the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Gregory W Peterson, Joseph A Rossin, Jennifer R Soliz, Kathryn L. Killops
  • Patent number: 9958397
    Abstract: Processes for sensing a variety of toxic chemicals and/or processes for determining the residual life of a filter or filtration system are provided. Exemplary process for sensing a toxic chemical include contacting a toxic chemical, or byproduct thereof, with a sorbent that includes a porous metal hydroxide and a transition metal reactant suitable to react with a toxic chemical or byproduct thereof. The sorbent is contacted with the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof for a sampling time. A difference between a post-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent and a pre-exposure colorimetric state of the sorbent or control is determined to thereby sense exposure to, or the presence of, the toxic chemical or byproduct thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Gregory W. Peterson, Joseph A. Rossin, Jennifer R. Soliz, Kathryn L Killops
  • Patent number: 9925520
    Abstract: A method and composition of matter for detecting and decontaminating hazardous chemicals, the composition of matter including: a magnetic material for any of chemisorbing, molecularly dissociating, or decomposing a hazardous chemical, wherein the magnetic material changes its magnetic moment upon any of chemisorption, decomposition, and molecular dissociation of the hazardous chemical and the change in magnetic moment is used to detect the presence of the hazardous chemical, and wherein the hazardous chemical includes any of toxic industrial chemicals, chemical warfare agents, and chemical warfare agent related compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Jennifer R Soliz, Christopher J Karwacki
  • Patent number: 9925519
    Abstract: A method and composition of matter for detecting and decontaminating hazardous chemicals, the composition of matter including: a magnetic material for any of chemisorbing, molecularly dissociating, or decomposing a hazardous chemical, wherein the magnetic material changes its magnetic moment upon any of chemisorption, decomposition, and molecular dissociation of the hazardous chemical and the change in magnetic moment is used to detect the presence of the hazardous chemical, and wherein the hazardous chemical includes any of toxic industrial chemicals, chemical warfare agents, and chemical warfare agent related compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: The United States of America as Represented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Jennifer R Soliz, Christopher J Karwacki
  • Patent number: 9770703
    Abstract: A method and composition of matter for detecting and decontaminating hazardous chemicals, the composition of matter including: a magnetic material for any of chemisorbing, molecularly dissociating, or decomposing a hazardous chemical, wherein the magnetic material changes its magnetic moment upon any of chemisorption, decomposition, and molecular dissociation of the hazardous chemical and the change in magnetic moment is used to detect the presence of the hazardous chemical, and wherein the hazardous chemical includes any of toxic industrial chemicals, chemical warfare agents, and chemical warfare agent related compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: The United States of America as Reprensented by the Secretary of the Army
    Inventors: Jennifer R Soliz, Christopher J Karwacki