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J Michael Ramsey: Apparatus and method for performing microfluidic manipulations for chemical analysis. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, December 14, 1999: US06001229 (214 worldwide citation)

A microchip apparatus and method provide fluidic manipulations for a variety of applications, including sample injection for microchip liquid chromatography. The microchip is fabricated using standard photolithographic procedures and chemical wet etching, with the substrate and cover plate joined us ...


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John Michael Ramsey, Stephen C Jacobson: Apparatus and method for performing electrodynamic focusing on a microchip. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman Morgan & Finnegan, January 12, 1999: US05858187 (206 worldwide citation)

A microchip device includes a focusing channel, in which an electric field strength established in the focusing channel is controlled relative to an electric field strength established in a material transport channel segment to spatially focus the material traversing the material transport channel s ...


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Thomas G Thundat, Eric A Wachter: Microcantilever sensor. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Joseph A Marasco, Vincent A Branton, February 17, 1998: US05719324 (145 worldwide citation)

An improved microcantilever sensor is fabricated with at least one microcantilever attached to a piezoelectric transducer. The microcantilever is partially surface treated with a compound selective substance having substantially exclusive affinity for a targeted compound in a monitored atmosphere. T ...


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Lee M Hively, Ned E Clapp, C Stuart Daw, William F Lawkins: Apparatus and method for epileptic seizure detection using non-linear techniques. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, J Kenneth Davis, April 28, 1998: US05743860 (124 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for automatically detecting epileptic seizures by monitoring and analyzing brain wave (EEG or MEG) signals. Steps include: acquiring the brain wave data from the patient; digitizing the data; obtaining nonlinear measures of the data via chaotic time series analysis; obtaining t ...


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Lee M Hively, Ned E Clapp, C Stuart Daw, William F Lawkins: Epileptic seizure prediction by non-linear methods. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, J Kenneth Davis, January 12, 1999: US05857978 (100 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for automatically predicting epileptic seizures monitor and analyze brain wave (EEG or MEG) signals. Steps include: acquiring the brain wave data from the patient; digitizing the data; obtaining nonlinear measures of the data via chaotic time series analysis tools; obtaining ti ...


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Rodney Allen McKee, Frederick Joseph Walker: CaTiO.sub.3 Interfacial template structure on semiconductor-based material and the growth of electroceramic thin-films in the perovskite class. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Michael E McKee, November 3, 1998: US05830270 (96 worldwide citation)

A structure including a film of a desired perovskite oxide which overlies and is fully commensurate with the material surface of a semiconductor-based substrate and an associated process for constructing the structure involves the build up of an interfacial template film of perovskite between the ma ...


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Ned E Clapp, Lee M Hively: Method and apparatus for extraction of low-frequency artifacts from brain waves for alertness detection. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, J Kenneth Davis, May 6, 1997: US05626145 (89 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus automatically detect alertness in humans by monitoring and analyzing brain wave signals. Steps include: acquiring the brain wave (EEG or MEG) data from the subject, digitizing the data, separating artifact data from raw data, and comparing trends in f-data to alertness indicato ...


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Robert S Foote: Large scale DNA microsequencing device. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Shelley L Stafford, August 26, 1997: US05661028 (84 worldwide citation)

A microminiature sequencing apparatus and method provide means for simultaneously obtaining sequences of plural polynucleotide strands. The apparatus comprises a microchip into which plural channels have been etched using standard lithographic procedures and chemical wet etching. The channels includ ...


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Tuan Vo Dinh: Surface enhanced Raman gene probe and methods thereof. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Shelley L Stafford, September 29, 1998: US05814516 (76 worldwide citation)

The subject invention disclosed herein is a new gene probe biosensor and methods thereof based on surface enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) label detection. The SER gene probe biosensor comprises a support means, a SER gene probe having at least one oligonucleotide strand labeled with at least one SE ...


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Donald P Hutchinson: Method and apparatus for coherent imaging of infrared energy. Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Luedeka Neely & Graham P C, May 12, 1998: US05751830 (58 worldwide citation)

A coherent camera system performs ranging, spectroscopy, and thermal imaging. Local oscillator radiation is combined with target scene radiation to enable heterodyne detection by the coherent camera's two-dimensional photodetector array. Versatility enables deployment of the system in either a passi ...