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Kenneth Richard Fyfe: Motion analysis system. Governors of the University of Alberta, C A Rowley, September 21, 1999: US05955667 (422 worldwide citation)

A device comprised of at least a pair of accelerometers and a tilt sensor mounted in fixed relation to a datum defining plane (sole of a shoe) maybe used for extracting kinematic variables including linear and rotational acceleration, velocity and position. These variables may be resolved into a sel ...


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Daniel Jed Harrison, Per Andersson, Paul C H Li, Roderick Szarka, Richard Smith: Microfluidic system and methods of use. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, October 14, 2003: US06632619 (181 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a novel microfluidic device and methods of using this device to conduct in vitro studies on the reaction and effects of various compounds on cells. More particularly, it relates to a method for using stop flow in a microfluidic system to study the effect of compounds on ind ...


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D Jed Harrison, Richard Oleschuk, Loranelle Shultz Lockyear, Cameron Skinner, Paul Li: Apparatus and method for trapping bead based reagents within microfluidic analysis systems. The Governors of the University of Alberta, David C Abeles, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, August 13, 2002: US06432290 (126 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an on-chip packed reactor bed design that allows for an effective exchange of packing materials such as beads at a miniaturized level. The present invention extends the function of microfluidic analysis systems to new applications including on-chip solid phase extracti ...


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Norman J Dovichi, Jian Z Zhang: Multiple capillary biochemical analyzer. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Paul Devinsky, August 8, 1995: US05439578 (110 worldwide citation)

A multiple capillary analyzer allows detection of light from multiple capillaries with a reduced number of interfaces through which light must pass in detecting light emitted from a sample being analyzed, using a modified sheath flow cuvette. A linear or rectangular array of capillaries is introduce ...


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Brian Moore: Wireless radio frequency technique design and method for testing of integrated circuits and wafers. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Bereskin & Parr, July 6, 2004: US06759863 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention is for an apparatus and method for the wireless testing of Integrated Circuits and wafers. The apparatus comprises a test unit external from the wafer and at least one test circuit which is fabricated on the wafer which contains the Integrated Circuit. The test unit transmits a ...


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Norman J Dovichi, Karen C Waldron: Continuous biochemical reactor for analysis of sub-picomole quantities of complex organic molecules. Governors of the University of Alberta, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, October 15, 1996: US05565171 (70 worldwide citation)

A novel reactor for reacting and subsequently analyzing sub-picomole quantities of a sample organic molecule. The reactor includes a continuous capillary connected between two valves that control fluid flow in the capillary. One part of the capillary forms a reaction chamber where the sample may be ...


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Allen G Good, Virginia L Stroeher, Douglas G Muench: Plants having enhanced nitrogen assimilation/metabolism. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Elizabeth A Hanley Esq, Lahive & Cockfield, July 4, 2000: US06084153 (64 worldwide citation)

A genetic construct is taught which contains a nitrogen assimilation and/or metabolism gene and a promoter for the gene which is inducible under conditions where it would be beneficial to take-up, store or use nitrogen. The promoter can be, for example, induced by the presence of nitrate or other fo ...


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Cameron Skinner, Thompson Tang, D Jed Harrison, Nicolas Bings, Can Wang, Gregor Ocvirk, Jianjun Li, Pierre Thibault: Microfluidic devices connected to glass capillaries with minimal dead volume. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Bereskin & Parr, August 12, 2003: US06605472 (50 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for joining a microchip device to a capillary tube. The microchip device has a capillary channel opening onto an edge surface of the device. A short hole is drilled into the edge surface, aligned with the capillary channel. The drilling is done with a flat bottom, preferably by ...


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Norman J Dovichi, Jian Z Zhang: Multiple capillary biochemical analyzer. The Governors of the University of Alberta, McDermott Will & Emery, December 17, 1996: US05584982 (49 worldwide citation)

A multiple capillary analyzer allows detection of light from multiple capillaries with a reduced number of interfaces through which light must pass in detecting light emitted from a sample being analyzed, using a modified sheath flow cuvette. A linear or rectangular array of capillaries is introduce ...


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Paul D Schuller, David C Hatcher, Terrance M Caelli, Frank M Eggert, Jerome Yuzyk: Method and apparatus for improving the alignment of radiographic images. The Governors of the University of Alberta, Sim & McBurney, July 10, 1990: US04941164 (47 worldwide citation)

In a diagnostic process in which two images are made on an image recording medium of the same structure at the beginning and the end of a time interval during which the structure changes, a method is provided for permitting a computing device to improve the alignment of the images as reproduced in t ...