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Jonathan D Kofman, George K Knopf: Three-dimensional measurement method and apparatus. The University of Western Ontario, Craig R Armstrong, Leslie Anne Kinsman, Borden Ladner Gervais, April 1, 2003: US06542249 (124 worldwide citation)

The apparatus and method measure the three-dimensional surface shape of a surface without contact with the surface, and without any physical constraint on the device during measurement. The device is a range-sensor or scanner, and in one embodiment is a laser-camera sensor, which has a portable came ...


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Wan Kei Wan, Anthony Duncan, Gordon Campbell, Derek Boughner: Expansible bioprosthetic valve stent. The University of Western Ontario, Dinsmore & Shohl, October 1, 2002: US06458156 (38 worldwide citation)

A bioprosthetic valve stent is fabricated from a hydrogel, and a bioprosthetic heart valve comprises such a stent. A method for fabricating a hydrogel bioprosthetic valve stent comprises filling a mold cavity with a solution of a hydrogel, allowing the hydrogel to solidity, removing the solidified h ...


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Jingxu Zhu, Jianzhang Wen, Yingliang Ma, Hui Zhang: Dry powder inhaler. The University of Western Ontario, Lynn C Schumacher, Hill & Schumacher, October 18, 2011: US08037880 (34 worldwide citation)

A new dry powder inhaler is developed as a pulmonary medicine delivery device for dispersing precise tiny dosages (10 μg-50 mg) of pure carrier-free ultra-fine powdered medicament (<5 μm aerodynamics particle size) into a patient's lung. The powder is drawn from the blister cell and dispersed throug ...


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Wan Kei Wan: Cellulose membrane and method for manufacture thereof. The University of Western Ontario, Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Dowell & Dowell P C Schumacher, December 8, 1998: US05846213 (23 worldwide citation)

Cellulose films useful as wound and bum dressings are prepared from a solution of cellulose produced by Acetobacter xylinum in a stirred tank. The materials of this invention comprise a film of microbially produced cellulose, particularly cellulose produced from the culture of Acetobacter xylinum in ...


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Renate Foerch, Duncan H Hunter, N Stewart McIntyre, Rana N S Sodhi: Modification of polymer surfaces by two-step reactions. The University of Western Ontario, Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, September 15, 1992: US05147678 (23 worldwide citation)

Improved modification of polymer surfaces is achieved by two-step reactions on polymer surfaces, particularly where at least one of the steps is a "downstream" or remote plasma treatment. For example, polymers may be treated with various combinations of the following: (1) downstream nitrogen plasma ...


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Amarjeet Singh Bassi, Jingxu Zhu, Qing Dao Lan, Argyrios Margaritis, Ying Zheng: Liquid-solids circulating fluidized bed. The University of Western Ontario, C A Rowley, April 6, 2004: US06716344 (23 worldwide citation)

A continuous Liquid-Solids Circulating Fluidized Bed (LSCFB) preferably for use as an ion exchanger consists of two fluidized bed columns, a fluidized bed adsorber (downer) operating in conventional fluidized bed mode for adsorption of ions of interest and a fluidized bed riser for desorption of ion ...


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Ruth E Martin, Frank Bihari, Julie A Theurer, Rebecca C Smith: Oral device. The University of Western Ontario, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 3, 2011: US07935065 (22 worldwide citation)

An oral device for use with a person in which at least one non-toxic gas pulse is delivered to a predetermined location in the mouth via a device conduit. The oral device may be provided as a kit with at least one device for measuring the subject's responses and representing them as feedback to the ...


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Tina Nicholl, Khun Y Fung: Polygon and polyline clipping for computer graphic displays. The University of Western Ontario, R Craig Armstrong, October 3, 1995: US05455897 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of clipping polygons in two dimensions, in which if a vertex is outside a boundary line, the succeeding vertex is handled as it is also outside the same boundary line until determined to be otherwise, in which if a vertex is in the window, the succeeding vertex is handled as it is also in t ...


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Jesse Zhu, Jianzhang Wen, Ying Liang Ma, Hui Zhang: Apparatus for volumetric metering of small quantity of powder from fluidized beds. The University of Western Ontario, Lynn C Schumacher, Hill & Schumacher, February 3, 2004: US06684917 (17 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a fluidized bed for dispensing small quantities of powders. The fluidized bed is made using a porous housing to permit injection and removal of fluid through the surrounding walls to improve the operation of the bed particularly for small particles of the group C size, ...


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Hugo I De Lasa: Riser simulator. The University of Western Ontario, Shoemaker and Mattare, April 7, 1992: US05102628 (14 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for testing performance of a catalyst in a gaseous phase catalytic reaction for a given reactant comprises a reactor receiving a predetermined quantity of fluid reactant discharging the reaction mixture, including reaction products, from the reactor after a predetermined residence time. ...



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