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Inventions and Patents
David Tománek
  • Procedure and Container for a Planned Delivery of an Active Substance
    • Main Purpose: Programmed delivery of cancer drugs to tumor areas
    • Inventors: Peter Borrmann, Philippe Jund, Seong Gon Kim, David Tomanek
    • MSU Invention Disclosure Number: 95-071
    • German Patent Application: DE 196 06 804 A1 [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Related publication: Mina Yoon and David Tománek, Targeted medication delivery using magnetic nanostructures, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 19, 086210 (2007). [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Medication Delivery Numerical simulation of medication delivery.

  • Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Metal Composites and Method of Forming Same
    • Inventors: Vera P. Val'chuk, Tatiana Val'chuk, Leonid A. Chernozatonskii, David Tomanek
    • MSU Invention Disclosure Number: 97-050

  • Micro-Fastening System and Method of Manufacture
    • Main Purpose: Synthesis and application of a nanoscale hook-and-loop fastening system based on functionalized nanotubes
    • Inventors: David Tomanek, Richard J. Enbody, and Young-Kyun Kwon
    • MSU Invention Disclosure Number: 97-077
    • U.S. Patent 7,181,811 issued February 27, 2007 [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Related publication: Savas Berber, Young-Kyun Kwon, and David Tománek, Bonding and Energy Dissipation in a Nanohook Assembly, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 165503 (2003). [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Hook-and-Loop nano-fastener Numerical simulation of a hook-and-loop nano-fastener.

  • Nanocapsules containing charged particles, their uses and methods of forming the same
    • Main Purpose: Design of computer memory devices based on carbon nanotubes containing charged C60 molecules ("bucky-shuttle")
    • Inventors: David Tomanek, Richard J. Enbody, Young-Kyun Kwon, Mark Brehob
    • U.S. Patent 6,473,351 issued October 29, 2002 [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Related publication: Young-Kyun Kwon, David Tománek, and Sumio Iijima, "Bucky-Shuttle" Memory Device: Synthetic Approach and Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1470 (1999). [[pdf file] pdf file]
    • Bucky-Shuttle Memory Numerical simulation of a Bucky-Shuttle Memory.

  • Assembly of Vertically Aligned Nanotube Arrays Containing Particles and Application Thereof
    • Main Purpose: Design of nonvolatile computer memory devices with a non-destructive read mechanism based on carbon nanotubes with imperfect contacts, filled with charged particles
    • Inventors: David Tomanek, Wei Han
    • U.S. Patent number US 20160126482 issued May 5, 2016.