John D Affinito: Environmental barrier material for organic light emitting device and method of making. Battelle Memorial Institute, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff L, July 31, 2001: US06268695 (407 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an environmental barrier for an OLED. The environmental barrier has a foundation and a cover. Both the foundation and the cover have a top of three layers of (a) a first polymer layer, (b) a ceramic layer, and (c) a second polymer layer. The foundation and/or the cover may h ...

Roderick W Landymore, Allan E Marble: Method for effecting closure of a perforation in the septum of the heart. Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, June 6, 1989: US04836204 (375 worldwide citation)

A novel double-balloon septal defect occlusion catheter which is used in conjunction with a unique surgical procedure to temporarily close septal perforations, particularly spontaneous ventricular septal perforations following acute myocardial infarction, without the need for open heart surgery, thu ...

Gordon Lee Graff, Mark Edward Gross, Ming Kun Shi, Michael Gene Hall, Peter Maclyn Martin, Eric Sidney Mast: Ultrabarrier substrates. Battelle Memorial Institute, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff L, July 2, 2002: US06413645 (347 worldwide citation)

A barrier assembly. The barrier assembly includes at least one barrier stack having at least one barrier layer and at least one polymer layer. The barrier stack has an oxygen transmission rate of less than 0.005 cc/m

Petrus Besselink: Reinforced expandable cage and method of deploying. Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, December 3, 2002: US06488710 (341 worldwide citation)

An expandable inter-vertebral prosthesis. The prosthesis takes over the supporting function of the inter-vertebra disc between two adjacent vertebra bodies, and includes one or more cages and a reinforcing element. Upon cage expansion, a hollow central portion of the cage can accommodate the reinfor ...

Stuart M Lindsay, Tianwei Jing: Force sensing probe for scanning probe microscopy. Molecular Imaging Corporation, Arizona Board of Regents, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, September 19, 2000: US06121611 (246 worldwide citation)

Force sensing probes for use in scanning probe microscopes and a method for coating such probes with a film comprising a magnetostrictive material are provided. The probes may be magnetized by placing them in a magnetic field which can be oriented in any direction with respect to the probes. The mag ...

Jean D Brule, David C Young: Lottery agent data communication/telephone line interface. AGT International, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, June 26, 1990: US04937853 (220 worldwide citation)

A data transmission system for interfacing with a telephone communication line includes a bar code reader and a hand-held bar code scanning device for reading bar coded information, such as a lottery ticket number, and generating electrical signals representative thereof. The system also includes a ...

Jeffrey J Vaitekunas, Thomas F Charlebois: Method and apparatus for performing ultrasonic assisted surgical procedures. Ethicon, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, January 4, 1994: US05275166 (215 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic sensing systems are incorporated into surgical instruments to monitor operational fields defined by distal ends of the instruments. The instruments include proximal ends for their activation typically including one or a pair of handles which a surgeon grasps and operates, for example by s ...

James V Cartmell, Wayne R Sturtevant: Transparent hydrogel wound dressing. NDM Acquisition, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, April 21, 1992: US05106629 (193 worldwide citation)

A flexible, transparent wound dressing product contains a clear hydrogel material in a gel-like phase. The wound dressing product is comprised of several layers including a wound dressing, a release layer, and a dimensionally stable backing member. The wound dressing is comprised of a thin-film tran ...

Gordon L Graff, Mark E Gross, John D Affinito, Ming Kun Shi, Michael Hall, Eric Mast: Environmental barrier material for organic light emitting device and method of making. Battelle Memorial Institute, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff L, February 18, 2003: US06522067 (181 worldwide citation)

An encapsulated organic light emitting device. The device includes a first barrier stack comprising at least one first barrier layer and at least one first polymer layer. There is an organic light emitting layer stack adjacent to the first barrier stack. A second barrier stack is adjacent to the org ...

Robert Louis Cartmell, David Malcolm Tumey: Electrosurgical generator and electrode. NDM, Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, November 3, 1998: US05830212 (170 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical generator has an active electrode output connector and a return current connector, the generator providing an electrosurgical current at the active electrode output connector, and including a fault detection circuit for monitoring the proper operation of the generator. An active e ...