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·      Porous Structures with Enhanced Transport Properties and Methods of Making, US 12/470624, 2009.

 

·      Oleophilic Hydrophobic Treatments for Oil-Water Separation, US 12/492219, 2009.

 

·      Thermal Interface Element and Article Including the Same, US 12/494775, 2009.

 

·      High Performance Evaporator for a Heat Pipe, US 12/470553, 2009.

 

·      Enclosure for Heat Transfer Devices, Methods of Manufacture Thereof and Articles Comprising the Same, US 12/470723, 2009.

 

·      Centrifugal Compressor for Wet Gas Environments and Method of Manufacture, 2009

 

·      Hybrid Surfaces that Promote Dropwise Condensation Using Capillary Forces, US 12/254561, 2008.

 

·      Surface Treatments for Turbine Components to Reduce Particle Accumulation During Use Thereof, US 12/244918, 2008.

 

·      A Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Centrifugal Compressor, EP 08158132.4, 2008.

 

·      Nanocomposite Thermal Insulation for Aircraft Engine Sump Thermal Protection, US 12/326920, 2008.

 

·      Nanoengineered Surface Treatments and Coatings for Enhanced Atomization, US 12/120566, 2008.

 

·      Surface Treatments for Enhanced Anti-Coking Properties, US 12/100029, 2008.

 

·      Method for Generating Hard Superhydrophobic Surface using Thermal Spray, US 11/771408, 2007.

 

·      Low-flow Oil barrier Sealing using Material with Oleophobic Surface, US 2009066033, 2007.

 

·      Flexure Plate Aspirating Seal, US 20090033037, 2007.

 

·      Articles Having Low Wettability and Methods for Making, US 20070031639, 2006.

 

·      Heat Transfer Enhancement using Textured Hydrophobic and Superhydrophobic Surfaces, US 20070028588, 2006.

 

·      Surfaces and Articles Resistant to Impacting Liquids, US 11/487023, 2006.

 

·      Articles Having Enhanced Wettability, US 11/612946, 2006.

 

·      Articles Having Antifouling Treatments and Methods of Making, US 11/612516, 2006.

 

·      Metallic Superhydrophobic Surface by Brazing, US 11/610542, 2006.

 

·      Performance Enhancing Steam Path Surface, US 11/588146, 2006.

 

·      Improved Fluidic Actuator for Application inside Turbomachinery, US 11/588952, 2006.

 

·      Pressurized Gas Supply and Control System for Actuation of Active Seals in Turbomachinery, US 2006.

 

·      Retractable Compliant Abradable Seal for Turbomachinery, US 20070248452, 2006. 

 

·      Articles Having Low Wettability and Methods for Making, US 60/705239, 2005.

 

·      Method and Apparatus for Damping Vibrations using Low-Wave-Speed Media, US 10/821344, 2004.