Maher E Tadros, James A Mason, Christopher A Kadoch: Oxide coated metal grid electrode structure in display devices. Martin Marietta Corporation, Gay Chin, Bruce M Winchell, Alan G Towner, March 8, 1994: US05293546 (286 worldwide citation)

An improved working electrode for use in display devices is disclosed. The working electrode comprises a transparent metal grid having a coating of metal oxide thereon. Suitable metal grids include Cu, Au, Ag, Al, Pt, Ni and Zn, while suitable metal oxide coatings include In.sub.2 O.sub.3, SnO.sub.2 ...

Robert H Sturges: Flexible steerable device for conducting exploratory procedures. Carnegie Mellon University, Alan G Towner, Walter J Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott Blenko Jr, June 2, 1998: US05759151 (233 worldwide citation)

A flexible, steerable device for conducting exploratory procedures is disclosed. The device includes at least one spine, each having stiffening means for selectively rendering the spine rigid and flexible along its length. A flexible sheath surrounds the spine and is axially slidably moveable relati ...

Keith Bridger, Arthur V Cooke, Philip M Kuhn, Joseph J Lutian, Edward J Passaro, John M Sewell, Terence V Waskey, Gregg R Rubin: Physiological sensing device. Active Signal Technologies, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, December 10, 2002: US06491647 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a non-invasive device for measuring physiological processes. More particularly, it concerns a device that can be applied externally to the body of an animal or human to detect and quantify displacement, force, motion, vibration and acoustic effects resulting from int ...

Alexander M Shukh, Frank Edgar Stageberg, Edward Stephens Murdock, Sharat Batra: Perpendicular magnetic recording heads with write pole shaped to reduce skew effects during writing. Seagate Technology, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, January 7, 2003: US06504675 (155 worldwide citation)

A writer for perpendicular recording on bilayer media with suppressed skew angle effect on the width of the recorded track is disclosed. The writer has a wide and flat trailing edge and a narrow leading edge. In a preferred embodiment, the pole has a trapezoidal cross-section. To suppress the skew e ...

Michael H Wholey, Mark H Wholey, Boulos Toursarkissian: Tapered endovascular stent graft and method of treating abdominal aortic aneurysms and distal iliac aneurysms. Lara A Northrop Esq, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, August 10, 2004: US06773454 (134 worldwide citation)

An endovascular stent graft is provided for use in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms. The endovascular stent has a tapered section which allows it to accommodate markedly large aortas such as the abdominal aorta and still connects to standard modular aortic stent grafts. Methods of utilizing the s ...

Mark H Wholey, Michael Wholey: Instrument for thromboembolic protection. Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, November 25, 2003: US06652554 (122 worldwide citation)

A thromboembolic capturing system captures thromboemboli in the arterial and venous circulation. A vascular tube such as a guidewire includes a porous filter at is distal end. The filter is collapsible, capable of maintaining open and closed configurations when placed within a vessel. Opening and cl ...

Marion E Ellis, Steven Wesley Winn, Luna H Chiu: Tunable dielectric compositions including low loss glass. Paratek Microwave, Alan G Towner, Michael N Haynes, James S Finn, June 14, 2005: US06905989 (121 worldwide citation)

Tunable dielectric materials including an electronically tunable dielectric ceramic and a low loss glass additive are disclosed. The tunable dielectric may comprise a ferroelectric perskovite material such as barium strontium titanate. The glass additive may comprise boron, barium, calcium, lithium, ...

Louise C Sengupta, Xubai Zhang, Luna H Chiu: Electronically tunable, low-loss ceramic materials including a tunable dielectric phase and multiple metal oxide phases. Paratek Microwave, Alan G Towner, James S Finn, August 10, 2004: US06774077 (116 worldwide citation)

Electronically tunable dielectric materials having favorable properties are disclosed. The electronically tunable materials include an electronically tunable dielectric phase such as barium strontium titanate in combination with at least two additional metal oxide phases. The additional metal oxide ...

Bruce J Bryan, Stephen Gaalema, Randall B Murphy: Apparatus and method for detecting and identifying infectious agents. Prolume, Alan G Towner Esq, Pietragallo Bosick & Gordon, January 27, 2004: US06682899 (111 worldwide citation)

Solid phase methods for the identification of an analyte in a biological medium, such as a body fluid, using bioluminescence are provided. A chip designed for performing the method and detecting the bioluminescence is also provided. Methods employing biomineralization for depositing silicon on a mat ...

Louise C Sengupta: Electronically tunable dielectric composite thick films and methods of making same. Paratek Microwave, Alan G Towner, James S Finn, May 18, 2004: US06737179 (99 worldwide citation)

Electronically tunable thick film composites of tunable phases such as barium strontium titanate and additional dielectric oxide phases are disclosed. The composite thick films can contain multiple phases such as barium strontium titanate and MgTiO