Imants R Lauks, Henry J Wieck, Michael P Zelin, Philip Blyskal: Disposable sensing device for real time fluid analysis. I Stat Corporation, Pennie & Edmonds, March 17, 1992: US05096669 (537 worldwide citation)

A system comprising a disposable device and hand held reader can perform a variety of electrochemical measurements on blood or other fluids. In operation, a fluid sample is drawn into the disposable device through an orifice by capillary action. The orifice is sealed off and the disposable device is ...

Larry J Hornbeck, William E Nelson: Spatial light modulator and method. Texas Instruments Incorporated, James C Kesterson, B Peter Barndt, Richard L Donaldson, March 17, 1992: US05096279 (511 worldwide citation)

A method of resetting deflectable pixels of a spatial light modulator is disclosed. A pulse train of voltage is applied to the device to cause it to mobe from its deflected position.

Peter M Seligman, Richard C Dowell, Peter J Blamey: Multi-peak speech procession. Cochlear, The University of Melbourne, Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman, March 17, 1992: US05095904 (281 worldwide citation)

An improved pulsatile system for a cochlear prosthesis is disclosed. The system employs a multi-spectral peak coding strategy to extract a number, for example five, of spectral peaks from an incoming acoustic signal received by a microphone. It encodes this information into sequential pulses that ar ...

Jo Ann M Canich: Monocyclopentadienyl transition metal olefin polymerization catalysts. Exxon Chemical Patents, Jaimes Sher, Myron B Kurtzman, March 17, 1992: US05096867 (277 worldwide citation)

The invention is a catalyst system including a Group IV B transition metal component and an alumoxane component which may be employed to polymerize olefins to produce a high molecular weight polymer.

Marc S Weinberg: Microfabricated pump. The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, March 17, 1992: US05096388 (274 worldwide citation)

A micro machined micro pump capable of flow rates on the level of microliters per minute formed by micro machining of a semiconductor material such as silicon with a set of channels or passages and having a semiconductor membrane interacting with the pattern of channels and passages and under select ...

Toshiaki Kakinami, Mitsuyoshi Saiki: Video camera for an automobile. Aisin Seiki, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 17, 1992: US05096287 (264 worldwide citation)

A video camera for an automobile is mounted on the arm which carries a rear view mirror. The camera is directed forwardly to take pictures through the front windshield of an automobile and a boot is connected between the camera and the windshield to isolate the camera lens from moisture and dust. An ...

Robert C Ladner, Sonia K Guterman, Rachel B Kent, Arthur C Ley: Generation and selection of novel DNA-binding proteins and polypeptides. Protein Engineering Corporation, Iver P Cooper, March 17, 1992: US05096815 (249 worldwide citation)

Novel DNA-binding proteins, especially repressors of gene expression, are obtained by variegation of genes encoding known binding protein and selection for proteins binding the desired target DNA sequence. A novel selection vector is used to reduce artifacts. Heterooligimeric proteins which bind to ...

Ludlow V Corbin II, Steven G Danielson, Richard E Oettel, Mark E Rossman, James E Thiele: Method and apparatus for designing integrated circuits. Cascade Design Automation Corporation, Seed and Berry, March 17, 1992: US05097422 (248 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining integrated circuit layouts from a virtual circuit description and specification of a technology. Starting with high-level descriptions of a circuit, a virtual geometric description of the circuit is developed using a virtual grid described in terms of reference ...

Fredric C Colman, Richard E Purvis: Medication infusion system having optical motion sensor to detect drive mechanism malfunction. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Stuart O Lowry, March 17, 1992: US05097122 (226 worldwide citation)

An optical motion sensor is provided for monitoring movement of a mechanical device, particularly such as an infusion pump of the type used for controlled delivery of medication to a patient. The motion sensor includes a disk member mounted upon a selected mechanical output component driven by the i ...

Heinz K Macho, Klaus D Hungenberg, Norbert Becker: Diagnostic test carrier. Boehringer Mannheim, Felfe & Lynch, March 17, 1992: US05096836 (218 worldwide citation)

At least two layers are fixed together at a distance so that a gap is present between them, wherein the layers are connected with one another by a plurality of discrete melt adhesive regions, intermediate spaces being present between the melt adhesive regions so that a liquid transport in the gap be ...