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Arnold L Newman: Optimized capacitive sensor for chemical analysis and measurement. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, April 18, 1989: US04822566 (223 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting the presence and/or measuring the concentration of an analyte in the fluid medium is disclosed. The apparatus relies on biospecific binding between a biochemical binding system and the analyte to change the dielectric properties of a capacitive affinity sensor. The biologi ...


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Arnold L Newman: Implantable helical cuff. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, November 21, 1989: US04881939 (187 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns an implantable, inflatable helical cuff which is wrapped about a tubular body member such as a nerve cord, esophagus, colon, intestine, or blood vessel in a pressure transferring relationship. The cuff may be completely inflated to function as an occluder, or partially inflate ...


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William D Stanbro, Arnold L Newman: Capacitive chemical sensor for detecting certain analytes, including hydrocarbons in a liquid medium. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, March 1, 1988: US04728882 (44 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for detecting the concentration of certain analytes, including hydrocarbons, in a liquid medium, is disclosed. The apparatus uses a planar or "open" capacitor containing an active layer. In response to selected analyte in the liquid medium, the active layer causes capacitance to decreas ...


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William D Stanbro, Arnold L Newman: Capacitive chemical sensor using an ion exchange surface. The Johns Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, June 19, 1990: US04935207 (41 worldwide citation)

A capacitive chemical sensor is disclosed that uses an ion exchange layer to detect analyte ions in a liquid medium. An exchange mechanism occurs on the surface of the ion exchange layer, wherein a portion of the counter-ions are removed from the surface in favor of analyte ions. The resulting movem ...


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William D Stanbro, Kenneth W Hunter Jr, Arnold L Newman: Added array of molecular chains for interfering with electrical fields. Biotronic Systems Corporation, Kerkam Stowell Kondracki & Clarke, May 19, 1992: US05114674 (22 worldwide citation)

An array of molecular chains is added to a dielectric material between two electrodes of a capacitive affinity sensor. Such an array of molecular chains greatly changes dielectric properties between the two electrodes to greatly enhance sensitivity of the sensor. In a sensor using direct binding, a ...


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Robert E Fischell, Arnold L Newman, Henry B Riblet, William R Powell: Apparatus for inhibiting self-injurious behavior (SIB) in patients. The John Hopkins University, Robert E Archibald, Howard W Califano, June 25, 1985: US04524773 (22 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus for inhibiting self-injurious behavior (SIB) in patients includes a stimulus module for generating and applying an aversive electrical stimulation to the patient's skin and a sensor module and/or remote actuator for actuating the stimulus module in response to a patient's self- ...


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Arnold L Newman: Apparatus and method for quickly cooling specimens and substances within refrigeration systems. June 7, 1994: US05317883 (13 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an apparatus and method for increasing the cooling rate of an item and its contents within a refrigeration system. The item is supported in a housing that also includes a motor driven fan. The apparatus containing the item to be cooled is placed in a refrigeration system an ...


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Arnold L Newman: Personal deodorizing apparatus for bodily waste reservoir. Synexus Corporation, October 26, 1993: US05256159 (11 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a bodily waste reservoir deodorizing apparatus and method for deodorizing odors from bodily waste reservoirs, such as ostomy appliances and diapers. The apparatus has a miniature fan that moves air through a deodorizing element, which may contain activated charcoal as a mea ...


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Arnold L Newman: Quick cooling apparatus and method. Synexas Corporation, May 4, 1993: US05207762 (11 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an apparatus and method for increasing the cooling rate of an item and its contents within a refrigeration system. The item is held in a housing that also includes a motor driven fan. The apparatus containing the item to be cooled is placed in a refrigeration system and the ...


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Arnold L Newman: Sintered pellet with biochemically active layer. Biotronic Systems Corporation, Indyk Pojunas & Brady, September 6, 1988: US04769121 (9 worldwide citation)

A sintered powder electrode has a biochemically active layer embedded in pores of the electrode. Molecules bind to or are displaced from the biochemically active layer, which drastically changes electrical properties of the electrode. The electrode can be used in an affinity chromotography column or ...