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Kathryn M Conway, Yutao Zhou: LED lamp with reflector and multicolor adjuster. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Notaro & Michalos P C, November 21, 2000: US06149283 (311 worldwide citation)

A lighting device has a support that can be screwed into a standard 120 volt light socket. A ring with multiple, alternating color, circumferentially spaced LEDs, is connected to the support and a reflector is provided over the ring for reflecting light from the LEDs past the ring. A power supply ci ...


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Cheng Hsu, Veera Boonjing: Natural language interface using constrained intermediate dictionary of results. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, February 13, 2007: US07177798 (218 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a natural language input provided by a user includes: providing a natural language query input to the user; performing, based on the input, a search of one or more language-based databases; providing, through a user interface, a result of the search to the user; identifying, ...


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Andrew Bierman: Photosensor and control system for dimming lighting fixtures to reduce power consumption. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, RatnerPrestia, June 24, 2003: US06583573 (152 worldwide citation)

A lighting control system provides a desired illumination level at a task location while saving power. Controlled electric light is produced having an intensity responsive to a control signal. The system comprises at least one light fixture and a photosensor that is configured to provide the control ...


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Lester A Gerhardt, Ross M Sabolcik: Eye tracking apparatus and method employing grayscale threshold values. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Heslin & Rothenberg, January 2, 1996: US05481622 (148 worldwide citation)

An eye-tracking system determines the position of a user's pupil and maps this position into a point of regard of the user on an interface device, such as a display screen, or other real-world object by a system comprising a camera for acquiring a video image of the pupil; a frame grabber coupled to ...


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Michael M Chen, Robert S Hirsch, James A Fairweather, Andrew B Wright, Kevin C Craig, Allen Carl: Shape memory alloy internal linear actuator for use in orthopedic correction. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, November 19, 1996: US05575790 (136 worldwide citation)

An implantable linear actuator device for use in orthopedic correction procedures, the device comprising a housing including a first tubular portion and a second tubular portion, the second tubular portion slidably received in telescoping relationship within the first tubular portion; and a drive me ...


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Ivar Giaever, Charles R Keese: Cell substrate electrical impedance sensor with multiple electrode array. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Notaro & Michalos, February 16, 1993: US05187096 (129 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for monitoring cell-substrate impedance comprises upper and lower substrates each containing strips of metal foil which cross to form well areas. Holes in the upper substrate expose an insulation layer between the upper and lower substrates. Smaller holes in the insulation la ...


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Thomas J Webster, Richard W Siegel, Rena Bizios: Nanostructured ceramics and composite materials for orthopaedic-dental implants. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Heslin & Rothenberg P C, August 7, 2001: US06270347 (104 worldwide citation)

Methods for enhancing osteoblast functions on a surface of an orthopaedic/dental implant and enhancing osseointegration of an orthopaedic/dental implant consist of providing an orthopaedic/dental implant comprising one or more nanostructured ceramic having a grain size of 1-100 nm or a composite of ...


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E Fred Schubert: Light-emitting diode with planar omni-directional reflector. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, RatnerPrestia, August 31, 2004: US06784462 (97 worldwide citation)

A high extraction efficiency, light-emitting diode having a reflective submount and methods for forming the LED. A light-emitting region is disposed between a top contact and a conductive holder. The region extends beyond an area underlying the top contact. An omni-directional reflector is disposed ...


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Mark S Rea, William L Glennie, Inderpreet S Thukral: Control of visible conditions in a spatial environment. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, John F McDevitt, October 29, 1991: US05061997 (89 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the control of visible conditions in various spatial environments is disclosed along with a method for operating said apparatus. The apparatus employs programmed central controller means to distribute control signals to remote devices for an adjustment of various local environment cond ...


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Pulickel M Ajayan, Ramanath Ganapathiraman, Anyuan Cao: Directed assembly of highly-organized carbon nanotube architectures. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Foley & Lardner, March 13, 2007: US07189430 (81 worldwide citation)

A method of controllably aligning carbon nanotubes to a template structure to fabricate a variety of carbon nanotube containing structures and devices having desired characteristics is provided. The method allows simultaneous, selective growth of both vertically and horizontally controllably aligned ...