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Ding Sheng He, Michael Bosnos, Frank Marcus: Method and apparatus for monitoring and controlling tissue temperature and lesion formation in radio-frequency ablation procedures. The Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of The University of Arizona, Antonio R Durando, July 23, 2002: US06423057 (257 worldwide citation)

Impedance and capacitance-related parameters are monitored in the electrical circuit of a tissue-ablation apparatus wherein RF electrical power is administered at predetermined frequencies. Tissue temperature has been found to correlate well with low-frequency impedance, or with the resistive compon ...


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H William Reese, Harry A Pape, G Lawrence Thatcher: Bone clamp and installation tool. Antonio R Durando, Harry M Weiss, December 6, 1994: US05370646 (197 worldwide citation)

A clamp and installation tool combination wherein the clamp portion comprises an elongated pin having a hook at both ends and containing multiple circumferential notches along its shaft. A clamp button with a central through-hole is mounted on the shaft of the pin and engages the notches so as to pr ...


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Burke H Mitchell: Protective covering for a hand-held device. Antonio R Durando, August 14, 2001: US06273252 (194 worldwide citation)

A protective covering for a hand-held device includes a resilient water-impermeable bag which is of one piece. The bag has a single opening through which the device can be inserted in the bag, and a layer of adhesive runs around the opening on the inside of the bag. The adhesive layer is covered by ...


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Robert B Stoner: Eyeglasses with controllable refracting power. The Arizona Carbon Foil Company, Antonio R Durando, Harry M Weiss, January 26, 1993: US05182585 (153 worldwide citation)

Eyeglasses equipped with liquid lenses having adjustable refractive power that depends on the amount of liquid forced into each lens. An electrically powered pump and an electronic controller regulate the liquid input to the lenses in response to a signal determined by the focal length required for ...


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David J Aziz, Robert E Knowlden, Matthew P Abbene: Pulsed source scanning interferometer. Veeco Instruments, Antonio R Durando, Durando Birdwell & Janke, April 29, 2003: US06556305 (136 worldwide citation)

A pulsed light source in used conjunction with a ramping scanning mechanism for phase-shift and vertical-scanning interferometry. The pulse length and the scanning velocity are selected such that a minimal change in OPD occurs during the pulse. As long as the duration of the pulse is shorter than th ...


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Gideon Barnea: Method and apparatus for diagnostic imaging in radiation therapy. Antonio R Durando, Harry M Weiss, August 10, 1993: US05233990 (135 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for diagnostic and verification imaging in radiation therapy that consists of attachments for standard radiotherapy equipment comprising an x-ray tube and an x-ray detector placed on opposite sides of a patient along the main axis of the beam produced by the treatment unit. The detector ...


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Burke H Mitchell: Protective covering for a cell phone or a pager. Antonio R Durando, July 4, 2000: US06082535 (114 worldwide citation)

A protective covering for a communications device includes a resilient water-impermeable bag which is of one piece. The bag has a single opening through which the communications device can be inserted in the bag, and a layer of adhesive runs around the opening on the inside of the bag. The adhesive ...


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Stephen I Mc Taggart: Electronic book. Antonio R Durando, Harry M Weiss, December 1, 1992: US05167508 (111 worldwide citation)

An electronic book apparatus that comprises multiple pages with printed information, visual signal means for identifying the printed information in a sequentially organized manner, synchronized audio signal means for describing or further identifying the information concurrently with the visual sign ...


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Steven B Hollstien, David S Hollstien, Bradley A Hollstien, Roy B Hollstien: Instrumentation for distal targeting of locking screws in intramedullary nails. Antonio R Durando, May 2, 1995: US05411503 (98 worldwide citation)

The instrumentation is used by orthopaedic surgeons for accurate and rapid placement of distal locking screws in intramedullary nails. A probe inserted into the intramedullary nail positions two electromagnetic drive coils with their magnetic axes parallel to and at a fixed offset from the axis of a ...


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Ray L Burns: Dynamic safety envelope for autonomous-vehicle collision avoidance system. Modular Mining Systems, Antonio R Durando, Durnado Birdwell & Janke, May 21, 2002: US06393362 (94 worldwide citation)

The function of each autonomous vehicle in a surface mine is performed according to a predetermined trajectory related to its particular task and implemented by a guidance system through on-board GPS and two-way communication hardware. The current position of the vehicle is continuously monitored an ...



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