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Robert L Holman, Arthur Cox: Uniform illumination system. Digital Optics International Corporation, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, July 4, 2006: US07072096 (334 worldwide citation)

A compact and efficient optical illumination system featuring planar multi-layered LED light source arrays concentrating their polarized or un-polarized output within a limited angular range. The optical system manipulates light emitted by a planar light emitters such as electrically-interconnected ...


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Edward J Holupka, Irving D Kaplan, Everette C Burdette: Ultrasound localization and image fusion for the treatment of prostate cancer. Associates of the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, September 22, 1998: US05810007 (116 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for localizing and treating a patient's prostate by radiation therapy. The system includes an ultrasound probe for generating an ultrasound image of the prostate with the probe having at least two fiducial end points as landmarks. In addition, the system includes a CT apparatu ...


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John C Parker, Mohammed N Ali, Byron B Lympany: Method of making nanostructured materials. Nanophase Technologies Corporation, Michael D Rechtin, October 24, 1995: US05460701 (99 worldwide citation)

A method and system for synthesizing nanocrystalline material. A system includes a chamber, a nonconsumable cathode shielded against chemical reaction by a working gas not including an oxidizing gas, but including an inert gas, a consumable anode vaporizable by an arc formed between the cathode and ...


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Keith D Kitts: Portable utility cart. Lakeside Manufacturing, Michael D Rechtin, Philip P Mann, March 5, 1991: US04998023 (85 worldwide citation)

A portable utility cart having a number of blow molded shelf members, supports on corner post members, wheel connector members and wheel members. A slip sleeve and bayonet hook assembly interconnect the various pieces thereby making the assembly of the cart simple and expedient. The portable utility ...


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Daniel V Joslyn, Randy L Rudolph: System for packaging moist towelettes. Rockline, Philip P Mann, Michael D Rechtin, September 24, 1991: US05050737 (82 worldwide citation)

A system and method for packaging, containing and dispensing moist towelettes such as baby wipes. A main container for containing moist towelettes is provided. Moist towelettes in vertical stacked arrangement are enclosed within a disposable, moisture impermeable, flexible plastic envelope. The enve ...


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Robert L Holman, Arthur Cox: Image projection system. Digital Optics International, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, February 18, 2003: US06520643 (79 worldwide citation)

An image projection system for generating an image on a projection screen using a highly compact geometry. The optical system uses polarized light manipulated by at least one of a conicoid, or plane optical elements to effect a folded mirror system to project an image onto the screen.


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Edward J Holupka, Everette C Burdette, Irving D Kaplan: Virtual reality 3D visualization for surgical procedures. Burdette Medical Systems, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, July 3, 2001: US06256529 (73 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for three-dimensional imaging and treatment of a patient's body. The method and apparatus utilize a system for developing a therapy plan for treatment of an organ of the patient, a device for generating ultrasound image data from a treatment region and a device for provid ...


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David G Grier, Eric R Dufresne: Apparatus for using optical tweezers to manipulate materials. University of Chicago, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, July 9, 2002: US06416190 (67 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for control of optical trap arrays and formation of particle arrays using light that is in the visible portion of the spectrum. The method and apparatus provides a laser and a time variable diffractive optical element to allow dynamic control of optical trap arrays and consequ ...


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Everette C Burdette, Bruce M Komandina: Radiation therapy and real time imaging of a patient treatment region. Computerized Medical Systems, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, January 28, 2003: US06512942 (66 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for three-dimensional imaging and treatment of a patient's body. The method and apparatus utilize a system for developing a therapy plan for treatment of an organ of the patient, a device for generating ultrasound image data from a treatment region and a device for provid ...


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Knut M Wittkowski: Statistical methods for multivariate ordinal data which are used for data base driven decision support. Rockefeller University, Michael D Rechtin, Foley & Lardner, July 4, 2006: US07072794 (60 worldwide citation)

A method of analysis including an intrinsically valid class of statistical methods for dealing with multivariate ordinal data. A decision support system that can (1) provide automated decision support in a transparent fashion (2) optionally be controlled by a decision maker, (3) provide for an evide ...



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