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Gregory F Smith, Ryan A Sturmer, Philip Y Paik, Vijay Srinivasan, Michael G Pollack, Vamsee K Pamula, Keith R Brafford, Richard M West: Droplet actuator analyzer with cartridge. Advanced Liquid Logic, Duke University, William A Barrett, Ward and Smith P A, May 10, 2011: US07939021 (68 worldwide citation)

A droplet actuator with cartridge is provided. According to one embodiment, a sample analyzer is provided and includes an analyzer unit comprising electronic or optical receiving means, a cartridge comprising self-contained droplet handling capabilities, and a wherein the cartridge is coupled to the ...


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Vladimir Balakin: Charged particle beam extraction method and apparatus used in conjunction with a charged particle cancer therapy system. Kevin Hazen, May 10, 2011: US07939809 (67 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a charged particle beam extraction method and apparatus used in conjunction with charged particle beam radiation therapy of cancerous tumors. The system uses a radio-frequency (RF) cavity system to induce betatron oscillation of a charged particle stream. Sufficient amplitude ...


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Paul G Greenstein, Galina Grunin, Luu Q Nguyen: Facilitating management of service elements usable in providing information technology service offerings. International Business Machines Corporation, Anna L Linne Esq, Kevin P Radigan Esq, Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C, May 10, 2011: US07941321 (67 worldwide citation)

A service element is defined and represented by a data structure. It includes one or more components and/or one or more other service elements. A service element providing a complete function is a service offering. Management of service elements and/or service offerings is facilitated by a Service D ...


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Vladimir Balakin: Elongated lifetime X-ray method and apparatus used in conjunction with a charged particle cancer therapy system. Kevin Hazen, May 10, 2011: US07940894 (65 worldwide citation)

The system uses an X-ray imaging system having an elongated lifetime. Further, the system uses an X-ray beam that lies in substantially the same path as a charged particle beam path of a particle beam cancer therapy system. The system creates an electron beam that strikes an X-ray generation source ...


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Scott Forstall: Web-clip widgets on a portable multifunction device. Apple, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, May 10, 2011: US07940250 (64 worldwide citation)

In a computer-implemented method for use at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display, a web page or portion thereof is displayed on the touch screen display. An activation of a web-clip widget creation icon is detected. In response to detecting the activation, a web-clip widget is ...


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Stefhan Weinert, Paul Galley, Ajay Thukral, Siva Chittajallu, Harvey Buck, Robin Wagner, Kym Marco, James R Long, Steven Bousamra: System and method for determining drug administration information. Roche Diagnostics Operations, Dinsmore & Shohl, May 10, 2011: US07941200 (64 worldwide citation)

A system for determining drug administration information may comprise an input device providing for user input of feed forward information having a first parameter component and a second parameter component, a data storage device and a processor. The data storage device may have stored therein a map ...


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Chin Sheng Lin: Shock-absorbing protection cover for a portable product. Fruitshop International, Rosenberg Klein & Lee, May 10, 2011: US07938260 (61 worldwide citation)

A protection cover is used for sleeving over a portable product so as to help protect the product from being scratched. The protection cover includes a shock-absorbing structure for shielding and concealing a corner of the portable product. The shock-absorbing structure is formed with an air chamber ...


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Stephen Bicknell, Joseph F Julian, William L Rudzena: Automatic injection devices. Abbott Biotechnology, McCarter & English, May 10, 2011: US07938802 (60 worldwide citation)

An injection device comprises a syringe (1) extendible against a spring bias (9) from a retracted position in a housing (2) to a projecting injecting position. A spring biased plunger has collapsible elbows (10) which, when the plunger is released, initially engage the end of the syringe to drive it ...


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Charles P Jenrick, Robert J Klein, Curtis W Hallowell: Currency handling system having multiple output receptacles. Cummins Allison, Nixon Peabody, May 10, 2011: US07938245 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for loading a plurality of stacks of currency bills into a currency handling device employing an input receptacle having a first paddle and a second paddle, each paddle being configured to urge one or more stacks of bills towards a front end of the receptacle wherein the relat ...


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Mark L Spearman: Methods and systems for employing dynamic risk-based scheduling to optimize and integrate production with a supply chain. Factory Physics, McGuireWoods, May 10, 2011: US07941236 (59 worldwide citation)

A production and inventory control for a manufacturing facility is provided that facilitates and coordinates improved planning and execution of such facility in a supply chain with a focus on providing an improved and robust planning, production and inventory control, even in the presence of uncerta ...