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Neville Hogan, Hermano I Krebs, Andre Sharon, Jain Charnnarong: Interactive robotic therapist. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, November 14, 1995: US05466213 (310 worldwide citation)

An interactive robotic therapist interacts with a patient to shape the motor skills of the patient by guiding the patient's limb through a series of desired exercises with a robotic arm. The patient's limb is brought through a full range of motion to rehabilitate multiple muscle groups. A drive syst ...


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Andre Sharon: Telescoping thermal conduction element for cooling semiconductor devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Wolmar J Stoffel, May 15, 1984: US04448240 (27 worldwide citation)

A thermal bridge element for use in a semiconductor package to conduct heat from a semiconductor device to a cold plate or cap located in close proximity to the device having a first plate to be placed in contact with a semiconductor device surface, a first spiral strip of heat conductive material j ...


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John S Crowley, Michel R Parent, Leonard J Morse Fortier, Jordan L Dentz, Andre Sharon, Vikas Sharma: Roof panel design and single beam roof assembly. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, June 24, 1997: US05640812 (26 worldwide citation)

The roof assembly for a structure including a number of support elements including walls, columns and beams includes a plurality of complementary shaped roof panels which are selectively secured to each other as well as a support beam and the support elements of the structure. Also disclosed are sta ...


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Andre Sharon: Robotic apparatus with improved positioning accuracy. International Business Machines Corporation, Wolmar J Stoffel, June 17, 1986: US04595334 (13 worldwide citation)

A robotic apparatus having five degrees of movement with a mounting plate, a first stage platform movably mounted on the mounting plate to shift in the X direction, and also rotate about the X axis, a second stage platform movably mounted on the first stage platform to shift in the Y direction, and ...


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Anthony J Christopher, Arthur W Johnson III, Dale A Herman, Andre Sharon: Apparatus and method for automated preparation of an optical fiber. kSARIA Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, November 15, 2005: US06964288 (10 worldwide citation)

An automated fiber preparation system and method for automatically fabricating an optical fiber. One or more fabrication processes associated with fiber preparation may be performed on an optical fiber without requiring active user input. The fiber preparation system may be configured to automatical ...


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Arthur W Johnson III, Harold G Watts Jr, Anthony J Christopher, Andre Sharon, Frank Pretzch, Mark S Page: Method and apparatus for cleaning an optical fiber. kSaira Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 13, 2004: US06676763 (9 worldwide citation)

There is provided a method and apparatus for automatically cleaning a portion of an optical fiber. One embodiment of the apparatus comprises a fluid tank assembly that holds cleaning fluid and comprises an aperture sized and arranged to receive the portion of the optical fiber, an ultrasonic generat ...


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Mark S Aude, Arthur W Johnson III, Jon H Appleby, Bretton E Anderson, Andre Sharon, Holger Wirz: Tray for a coiled optical fiber. kSARIA Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, October 26, 2004: US06810192 (7 worldwide citation)

A transport tray for a coiled fiber including one or more coils of fiber and end portions extending from the coils. The transport tray comprises a base and a receptacle disposed on the base to receive the coils of fiber therein. The receptacle may have a circular shape configured to retain the coils ...


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Jon H Appleby, Mark J McCann, Andre Sharon, Bretton E Anderson: Method and apparatus for automatically forming a coiled segment of optical fiber. Ksaria Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 30, 2003: US06669128 (6 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for automatically processing an optical fiber to create a fiber coil. In one embodiment, the fiber is wound about a continuously curved winding surface. In another embodiment, the winding surface ensures that a minimum bending radius of the optical fiber is not violated. In ano ...


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Andre Sharon, Alexis Sauer Budge, Aaron Size, Holger Wirz: Disposable separator/concentrator device and method of use. Trustees of Boston University, Fraunhofer USA, Nixon Peabody, December 1, 2015: US09199250

The present invention relates to methods, devices and systems for separation and concentration of particles from liquid and fluid samples. In some embodiments, the separation/concentration is achieved by sequential centrifugation steps. In particular, one aspect of the invention relates to a separat ...


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Alexis Fay Sauer Budge, Andre Sharon, Maxim Kalashnikov, Holger Wirz: Method and device for rapid detection of bacterial antibiotic resistance/susceptibility. Trustees of Boston University, Fraunhofer USA, Nixon Peabody, Ronald I Eisenstein, Leena H Karttunen Contarino, April 4, 2017: US09611501

Described herein is a method and a device for expediting delivery of an agent to a damaged bacterial cell. In one embodiment, the methods and devices are useful for screening candidate antibiotics. In another embodiment, the methods and devices described herein are used to determine susceptibility o ...