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Kelvin D Nilsen, William Schmidt: System and hardware module for incremental real time garbage collection and memory management. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Robert E Malm, September 24, 1996: US05560003 (182 worldwide citation)

The garbage-collecting memory module (GCMM) functions much like traditional memory in a computer system, thereby permitting the invention to be utilized with a wide variety of computers. It differs from traditional memory in that it automatically cleanses itself of garbage while functioning as tradi ...


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Kelvin D Nilsen, William Schmidt: Random access memory assembly. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Robert E Malm, October 6, 1998: US05819304 (159 worldwide citation)

The invention is a random access memory assembly which is a key component of an object space manager which in turn is a key circuit in a garbage-collecting control unit for a computer system. An object space manager provides the means for deriving pointers to headers of objects from pointers to inte ...


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William C Black, Bodhisattva Das, Marwan M Hassoun, Edward K F Lee: Nonvolatile programmable logic devices. Iowa State University Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 1, 2003: US06542000 (128 worldwide citation)

In this invention, three schemes of nonvolatile FPLD structures are proposed using a latch that has been disclosed herein. In the first proposed scheme the latches, which can be designed using either GMR or SDT devices, will work as interconnects in a conventional Programmable Logic Array (PLA). In ...


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Douglas W Jacobson, James A Davis: Network connection blocker, method, and computer readable memory for monitoring connections in a computer network and blocking the unwanted connections. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, March 28, 2000: US06044402 (127 worldwide citation)

A network connection blocker for monitoring connections between host computers in a network and blocking the unwanted connections. The host computers transmit connection packets between each other in accordance with a network protocol suite when seeking to establish, providing network services with, ...


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Jonathan W Aylott, Zoe Chen Esterlit, Jon H Friedl, Raoul Kopelman, Vadim N Savvateev, Joseph Shinar: Optical sensors and multisensor arrays containing thin film electroluminescent devices. Iowa State University Research Foundation, The Regents of the University of Michigan, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky, December 18, 2001: US06331438 (122 worldwide citation)

Optical sensor, probe and array devices for detecting chemical biological, and physical analytes. The devices include an analyte-sensitive layer optically coupled to a thin film electroluminescent layer which activates the analyte-sensitive layer to provide an optical response. The optical response ...


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Edward S Yeung, John A Taylor: Multiplexed fluorescence detector system for capillary electrophoresis. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, June 28, 1994: US05324401 (118 worldwide citation)

A fluorescence detection system for capillary electrophoresis is provided wherein the detection system can simultaneously excite fluorescence and substantially simultaneously monitor separations in multiple capillaries. This multiplexing approach involves laser irradiation of a sample in a plurality ...


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Robert J Weber: Multiple layer acoustical structures for thin-film resonator based circuits and systems. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, January 26, 1999: US05864261 (102 worldwide citation)

A stacked thin film device structure grown on a substrate, the resonator structure comprising a thin film device comprising at least one piezoelectric crystal layer sandwiched between metallic electrodes, and constructed to have an acoustic response in a given frequency range, and an acoustical stac ...


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Robert J Weber, Stanley G Burns, Steve D Braymen: High frequency oscillator comprising cointegrated thin film resonator and active device. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, December 24, 1991: US05075641 (102 worldwide citation)

A cointegrated high frequency oscillator including a thin film resonator and active devices formed on the same semiconductor substrate and by a process which is compatible with formation of both the thin film resonator and the active devices. The processes utilized in formation of the thin film reso ...


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Edward S Yeung, Qingbo Li, Xiandan Lu: Multiplexed capillary electrophoresis system. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Mueting Raasch Gebhardt & Schwappach P A, April 21, 1998: US05741411 (100 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a side-entry optical excitation geometry for use in a multiplexed capillary electrophoresis system. A charge-injection device is optically coupled to capillaries in the array such that the interior of a capillary is imaged onto only one pixel. In Sanger-type 4-label DNA sequen ...


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Lynndon J Shilling, H M Stahr: Method for delivering drugs soluble in a vaporization vehicle. Iowa State University Research Foundation, Tilton Fallon Lungmus & Chestnut, October 10, 1995: US05456247 (100 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a method for delivering drugs sublimable in a vaporization vehicle. The method involves combining a sufficient amount of a vaporization vehicle to sublime the drug and the drug to be delivered, heating the vaporization vehicle to substantially its boiling point and administ ...