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Frank I Marcus, Kullervo H Hynynen: Apparatus and method for intra-cardiac ablation of arrhythmias. Arizona Board of Regents for and on Behalf of the University of Arizona, Rosenbaum & Associates, March 22, 1994: US05295484 (542 worldwide citation)

The present invention employs ultrasonic energy delivered to myocardial tissue at frequencies sufficient to destroy the myocardial tissue implicated in the arrhythmic. More specifically, the present invention comprises an ultrasonic transducer mounted on a distal end of a catheter and at least one e ...


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Eric J Guilbeau, Bruce C Towe: Implantable microelectronic biochemical sensor incorporating thin film thermopile. Arizona Board of Regents, Cahill Sutton & Thomas, June 19, 1990: US04935345 (405 worldwide citation)

A biochemical sensor is provided for measuring the concentration of a chemical dissolved within a fluid by providing a differential voltage proportional to a temperature differential resulting from the heat evolved from the enzymatic reaction of the chemical under test. The biochemical sensor is for ...


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Michael N Kozicki, William C West: Programmable metallization cell structure and method of making same. Axon Technologies Corporation, Arizona Board of Regents, Snell & Wilmer, June 2, 1998: US05761115 (358 worldwide citation)

A programmable metallization cell ("PMC") comprises a fast ion conductor such as a chalcogenide-metal ion and a plurality of electrodes (e.g., an anode and a cathode) disposed at the surface of the fast ion conductor and spaced a set distance apart from each other. Preferably, the fast ion conductor ...


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Michael N Kozicki: Programmable microelectronic devices and method of forming and programming same. Arizona Board of Regents, Snell & Wilmer L, November 26, 2002: US06487106 (322 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic programmable structure and methods of forming and programming the structure are disclosed. The programmable structure generally include an ion conductor and a plurality of electrodes. Electrical properties of the structure may be altered by applying a bias across the electrodes, an ...


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Michael N Kozicki, William C West: Programmable metallization cell structure and method of making same. Axon Technologies Corporation, Arizona Board of Regents, Snell & Wilmer, July 4, 2000: US06084796 (265 worldwide citation)

A programmable metallization cell ("PMC") comprises a fast ion conductor such as a chalcogenide-metal ion and a plurality of electrodes (e.g., an anode and a cathode) disposed at the surface of the fast ion conductor and spaced a set distance apart from each other. Preferably, the fast ion conductor ...


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Ding Sheng He, Michael Bosnos, Frank Marcus: Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling tissue temperature and lesion formation in radio-frequency ablation procedures. The Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona, Antonio R Durando, July 23, 2002: US06423057 (257 worldwide citation)

Impedance and capacitance-related parameters are monitored in the electrical circuit of a tissue-ablation apparatus wherein RF electrical power is administered at predetermined frequencies. Tissue temperature has been found to correlate well with low-frequency impedance, or with the resistive compon ...


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Michael N Kozicki, William C West: Programmable sub-surface aggregating metallization structure and method of making same. Arizona Board of Regents, Snell & Wilmer, July 9, 2002: US06418049 (250 worldwide citation)

A programmable sub-surface aggregating metallization sructure (“PSAM”) includes an ion conductor such as a chalcogenide-glass which includes metal ions and at least two electrodes disposed at opposing surfaces of the ion conductor. Preferably, the ion conductor includes a chalcogenide material with ...


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Michael N Kozicki, William C West: Programmable metallization cell structure and method of making same. Axon Technologies Corporation, Arizona Board of Regents, Snell & Wilmer, June 22, 1999: US05914893 (240 worldwide citation)

A programmable metallization cell ("PMC") comprises a fast ion conductor such as a chalcogenide-metal ion and a plurality of electrodes (e.g., an anode and a cathode) disposed at the surface of the fast ion conductor and spaced a set distance apart from each other. Preferably, the fast ion conductor ...


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Stuart M Lindsay, Tianwei Jing: Force sensing probe for scanning probe microscopy. Molecular Imaging Corporation, Arizona Board of Regents, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, September 19, 2000: US06121611 (236 worldwide citation)

Force sensing probes for use in scanning probe microscopes and a method for coating such probes with a film comprising a magnetostrictive material are provided. The probes may be magnetized by placing them in a magnetic field which can be oriented in any direction with respect to the probes. The mag ...


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Michael N Kozicki: Personal electronic dosimeter. Arizona Board of Regents, David G Rosenbaum, March 19, 1996: US05500532 (230 worldwide citation)

A personal electronic ultraviolet dosimeter for measuring exposure to short wavelength electromagnetic radiation. The dosimeter is for personal use to determine cumulative exposure to radiation. Exposure dosage is determined through the photodissolution of a metal-containing film into a chalcogenide ...