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Robin F B Turner, Douglas G Kilburn, Michael R Phelps: Biosensor and interface membrane. The University of British Columbia University Industry Liaison Office, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, April 29, 1997: US05624537 (459 worldwide citation)

A regenerable biosensor probe adapted for positioning in a bioreactor comprises a selectively permeable interface membrane, a porous protein-receiving matrix adjacent to the interface membrane, an indicating electrode, an inlet conduit through which fresh protein conjugate may flow to the protein-re ...


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David G Lowe: Method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features in an image and use of same for locating an object in an image. The University of British Columbia, Christie Parker & Hale, March 23, 2004: US06711293 (271 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features in an image and a further method and apparatus for using such scale invariant features to locate an object in an image are disclosed. The method and apparatus for identifying scale invariant features may involve the use of a processor c ...


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Septimiu E Salcudean, Joseph Yan: Motion scaling tele-operating system with force feedback suitable for microsurgery. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, January 17, 1995: US05382885 (234 worldwide citation)

A robot suitable for micro-surgical application is formed by a robot arm having a position adjustable free end on which are mounted with their respective stators in fixed relationship a master and a slave robot. The position and actuation of the moving element of the master (master floater) and the ...


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Lorne A Whitehead, Brent J Bolleman: Elastomeric micro electro mechanical systems. The University of British Columbia, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, June 24, 1997: US05642015 (229 worldwide citation)

An electromechanical transducer having a substrate bearing a plurality of elastomeric microstructures with a microelectrode on each microstructure. A power supply is connected to the microelectrodes for controlled application to them of an electrical potential which alternately induces forces of att ...


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Cybil S Leung, William D Warner: Method and apparatus for frame synchronization in mobile OFDM data communication. The University of British Columbia, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, August 22, 1995: US05444697 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for achieving symbol (frame) synchronization of digital data in an OFDM channel such as an OFDM/FM radio link. The method and apparatus are suitable for use in a pure ALOHA environment because synchronization is achieved on a frame-by-frame basis. The required ba ...


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Peter K van der Gracht, Robert W Donaldson: Modem for pseudo noise communication on A.C. lines. The University of British Columbia, Christie Parker & Hale, May 30, 1989: US04835517 (172 worldwide citation)

A modem which may operate as a transmitter or receiver, is provided for use on a line carrying an A.C. signal. The modem comprises a pseudorandom code generator which produces a pseudorandom code signal of a frequency an integral multiple of the A.C. signal frequency. Synchronization means synchroni ...


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Niall R Parker, Peter D Lawrence, Septimiu E Salcudean: Velocity controller with force feedback stiffness control. The University of British Columbia, C A Rowley, April 30, 1996: US05513100 (163 worldwide citation)

A force feedback velocity control measures the forces adjacent the end point of an arm being controlled and adjusts the stiffness of a manual controller in any one direction by scaling the end point force in the corresponding direction and adjusting the scaled force based on the degree of displaceme ...


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Lorne Whitehead, Greg Ward, Wolfgang Stuerzlinger, Helge Seetzen: High dynamic range display devices. The University of British Columbia, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, May 10, 2005: US06891672 (120 worldwide citation)

A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. Elements of the light modulator may be controlled to adjust the intensity of light emanating from corresponding areas on the screen. The display may provide a high dy ...


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Septimiu E Salcudean, Graham S Bell, Peter D Lawrence, Alexei Marko, Michael Jameson: Robotically assisted medical ultrasound. The University of British Columbia, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala, July 30, 2002: US06425865 (120 worldwide citation)

A system for medical ultrasound in which the ultrasound probe is positioned by a robot arm under the shared control of the ultrasound operator and the computer is proposed. The system comprises a robot arm design suitable for diagnostic ultrasound, a passive or active hand-controller, and a computer ...


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William L Hunter, Lindsay S Machan: Compositions and methods for treating or preventing diseases of body passageways. Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, The University of British Columbia, Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC, July 6, 2004: US06759431 (115 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods for treating or preventing diseases associated with body passageways, comprising the step of delivering to an external portion of the body passageway a therapeutic agent. Representative examples of therapeutic agents include anti-angiogenic factors, anti-prolif ...



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