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Ian A Shanks, Alan M Smith, Claes I Nylander: Device for use in chemical test procedures. Internationale Octrooi Maatschappij Octropa, Cushman Darby & Cushman, August 25, 1992: US05141868 (652 worldwide citation)

A specifically-reactive sample-collecting and testing device possessing a cavity or cavities each having a dimension small enough to enable sample liquid to be drawn into the cavity by capillary action, wherein said cavity includes an electrode structure for making measurements of one or more electr ...


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Mark A Samuels, Krishna S Kumar, Garrett T Robinson, J David Farquhar, Allison Minton, Diedre Williams, Michael R Hatch, Alan M Smith, Teresa Woods, Mark Vreeke: Integrated alignment devices, system, and methods for efficient fluid extraction, substance delivery and other applications. SpectRx, Altera Law Group, August 2, 2005: US06925317 (212 worldwide citation)

An alignment device and related systems and methods for aligning at least one apparatus with respect to a surface of a tissue. The alignment device comprises a tissue interface member suitable for positioning on the surface of the tissue and mating with the apparatus to maintain alignment of the app ...


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Derek G Layton, Alan M Smith, John H Fisher, Robert M Pettigrew, Satham Petty Saphon: Optical assay technique. Ares Serono, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 5, 1990: US04931384 (164 worldwide citation)

An assay technique for qualitative and quantitative detection of a chemcial, biochemical or biological detection of a chemical, biochemical or biological species in sample. The technique comprises (a) coating at least a predetermined part of a pre-formed surface on a substrate with a thin film of a ...


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Ian A Shanks, Alan M Smith: Devices for use in chemical test procedures. Ares Serono Research & Development Partnership, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 18, 1990: US04978503 (136 worldwide citation)

A specifically-reactive sample-collecting and testing device possessing a cavity or cavities each having a dimension small enough to enable sample liquid to be drawn into the cavity by capillary action, wherein a surface of the cavity carries an immobilized reagent appropriate to the test to be carr ...


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Ian A Shanks, Alan M Smith: Photometric instruments, their use in methods of optical analysis, and ancillary devices therefor. Ares Serono Research & Development, Cushman Darby & Cushman, March 7, 1989: US04810658 (133 worldwide citation)

A method of optical analysis of a test sample which comprises a sample material with light-absorbing, scattering, fluorescent, phosphorescent or luminescent properties, which sample is partly in a liquid phase and partly bound to an adjacent solid surface, to discriminate the respective parts of sai ...


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Derek G Layton, Alan M Smith, John H Fisher, Robert M Pettigrew, Satham Petty Saphon: Optical assay technique. Ares Serono, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 2, 1992: US05118608 (115 worldwide citation)

An assay technique for qualitative and quantitative detection of a chemical, biochemical or biological detection of a chemical, biochemical or biological species in sample. The technique comprises: (a) coating at least a predetermined part of a pre-formed surface on a substrate with a thin film of a ...


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Steven P Petrucelli, Walter Welkowitz, Lisa K Liss, Alan M Smith, Stephen A Orbine III: Apparatus and methods for the noninvasive measurement of cardiovascular system parameters. Rutgers University, Plevy & Associates, July 16, 1996: US05535753 (77 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for noninvasively measuring cardiovascular system parameters. According to a first preferred embodiment, the apparatus generates a time varying electrical voltage waveform having voltages corresponding to systolic and diastolic arterial pressures of the subject, the parameters ...


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John W Attridge, Alan M Smith: Devices for use in chemical test procedures. Ares Serono Research & Development Partnership, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, March 9, 1993: US05192502 (72 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for use in methods of assay, for example those involving fluorescent moieties. The device possesses a cavity or cavities into which the sample liquid may be drawn by capillary action. Each cavity is formed from two transparent solid plates (35,36): one (36) is adapt ...


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Steven P Petrucelli, Walter Welkowitz, Lisa K Liss, Alan M Smith, Stephen A Orbine III: Apparatus and methods for the noninvasive measurment of cardiovascular system parameters. Rutgers University, Plevy & Associates, July 15, 1997: US05647369 (61 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for noninvasively measuring cardiovascular system parameters. According to a first preferred embodiment, the apparatus generates a time varying electrical voltage waveform having voltages corresponding to systolic and diastolic arterial pressures of the subject, the parameters ...


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Alan M Smith: Phase control ballast. General Electric Company, Henry J Policinski, April 1, 1986: US04580080 (25 worldwide citation)

A phase control ballast in which a reactor and a triac are connected in series with an hid discharge lamp across an ac voltage source. A supra-linear converter connected to a rectifier-filter provides a reference voltage which is a supra-linear function of the source voltage. A ramp generator provid ...