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Stephen C Jacobsen, Clark C Davis, John A Lippert: Catheter deliverable thrombogenic apparatus and method. Precision Vascular Systems, Thorpe North & Western, June 15, 1999: US05911717 (180 worldwide citation)

A catheter deliverable thrombogenic device includes a catheter for threading into a body vasculature passageway to a target location, and a resilient wire element coiled and shaped to occupy a certain volume when unconstrained, and to straighten when inserted lengthwise into and constrained by the c ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Aaron M Best, Tomasz J Petelenz, M Mary Sinnott: Disposable fluid injection module. Sarcos, Thorpe North & Western, April 4, 2000: US06045534 (178 worldwide citation)

An automated injection module is comprised of a housing, a piston drug capsule disposed within the housing, a piston core including a puncture seal membrane defining a reservoir for holding a drug between the puncture seal membrane and the piston drug capsule, an injection device having at least one ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Clark Davis, David Wells: Guidewire system. Precision Vascular Systems, Thorpe North & Western, August 6, 2002: US06428489 (174 worldwide citation)

A catheter guidewire includes an elongate solid body about which a catheter may be threaded for guidance to a target location in a vasculature passageway of a body. The elongate body includes a proximal end and a distal end, with the distal end being curved. Cuts are formed either by saw-cutting, la ...


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Stephen C Jacobsen, Roland Wyatt, Stephen C Peterson, Tomasz J Petelenz: Multipathway electronically-controlled drug delivery system. Sarcos, Thorpe North & Western L, January 19, 1999: US05860957 (171 worldwide citation)

A low-profile multipathway automatic drug delivery system utilizing a battery powered control pad coupled to a disposable drug storage and delivery system and strapped to a patient's limb or torso. A preprogrammed or on-demand drug administration sequence is input to the control pad. When a drug is ...


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Raymond T Perkins, Eric W Gardner, Douglas P Hansen: Imbedded wire grid polarizer for the visible spectrum. Moxtek, Thorpe North & Western, September 11, 2001: US06288840 (167 worldwide citation)

An embedded wire grid polarizer for the visible spectrum includes an array of parallel, elongated, spaced-apart elements sandwiched between first and second layers. The elements form a plurality of gaps between the elements which provide a refractive index less than the refractive index of the first ...


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Douglas P Hansen, John E Gunther: Dual mode reflective/transmissive liquid crystal display apparatus. Moxtek, Thorpe North & Western, November 16, 1999: US05986730 (166 worldwide citation)

A dual mode liquid crystal display device has a liquid crystal material disposed between a first polarizer and a second reflective polarizer. A light source is disposed behind the second polarizer and an absorbing means is disposed behind the second polarizer in front of the light source. The reflec ...


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Brent A Detering, Alan D Donaldson, James R Fincke, Peter C Kong, Ray A Berry: Fast quench reactor method. Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Company, Thorpe North & Western, August 10, 1999: US05935293 (164 worldwide citation)

A fast quench reaction includes a reactor chamber having a high temperature heating means such as a plasma torch at its inlet and a means of rapidly expanding a reactant stream, such as a restrictive convergent-divergent nozzle at its outlet end. Metal halide reactants are injected into the reactor ...


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Lovell Brent Ivie, Daniel Gilstrap: Automated appliance control system. IES Technologies, Thorpe North & Western L, September 29, 1998: US05815086 (162 worldwide citation)

A system and method for retrofitting appliances for use with an appliance automation system and for augmenting and expanding the function of an existing appliance automation system. A universal transmitter is provided which can receive instructions from a central audio/visual controller or from any ...


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Guillaume Boucher, Joel Gaillard, Charles Villeneuve: System and method for transparent translation of electronically transmitted messages. Transgate Intellectual Properties, Thorpe North & Western L, March 16, 1999: US05884246 (162 worldwide citation)

A system and method for translating communications transmitted via a computer network from a first language to a second language, and particularly via the Internet is described. The communication is conveyed to a central translation site where it is translated and then conveyed to the destination si ...


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Robert E Benner, Joseph D Andrade, Richard A Van Wagenen, Dwayne R Westenskow: Molecular gas analysis by Raman scattering in intracavity laser configuration. University of Utah, Thorpe North & Western, March 10, 1987: US04648714 (162 worldwide citation)

The concentration of multiple polyatomic gases are determined almost simultaneously by Raman scattering. The gas sample is placed in a sampling cell located in the resonance cavity of a laser and a polarized laser beam having sufficient intensity to produce detectable signals of Raman scattered ligh ...