By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 26 -- UT-Battelle, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the University of Tennessee Research Foundation, Knoxville, Tennessee, have been assigned a patent (8,759,053) developed by 10 co-inventors for a "microbially-mediated method for synthesis of non-oxide semiconductor nanoparticles." The co-inventors are Tommy J. Phelps, Knoxville, Tennessee, Robert J. Lauf, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Ji Won Moon, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Adam J. Rondinone, Arlington, Virginia, Lonnie J. Love, Knoxville, Tennessee, Chad Edward Duty, Knoxville, Tennessee, Andrew Stephen Madden, Norman, Oklahoma, Yiliang Li, Discovery Bay, Hong Kong, Ilia N. Ivanov, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Claudia Jeanette Rawn, Knoxville, Tennessee.
The patent application was filed on Feb. 3, 2009 (12/364,638). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=87,59,053.PN.&OS=PN/87,59,053&RS=PN/87,59,053
Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.