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Carl M Penney, Robert N Roy, Bradley S Thomas: Swept aperture flying spot profiler. General Electric Company, Paul R Webb II, James C Davis Jr, February 24, 1987: US04645917 (30 worldwide citation)

A flying spot system uses a laser beam scanned in X and Y directions to provide surface profile information. The beam is applied to a surface under test and the time interval between the beginning of the sweep and the appearance of the beam image through an aperture is determined. This time interval ...


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Bradley S Thomas: Centrifugal hematology disposable. Becton Dickinson and Company, Bruce S Weintraub Esq, November 28, 2000: US06153148 (29 worldwide citation)

A shatter-proof fluid sample container adaptable for use with a centrifuge is provided. The fluid sample container is especially useful for expanding layers of a fluid sample, such as a blood sample, that form during centrifugation. The fluid sample container includes at least one fill well, a reage ...


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Bradley S Thomas: Centrifugal hematology disposable. Becton Dickinson Co, December 22, 1999: EP0965388-A2 (26 worldwide citation)

A shatter-proof fluid sample container adaptable for use with a centrifuge is provided. The fluid sample container is especially useful for expanding layers of a fluid sample, such as a blood sample, that form during centrifugation. The fluid sample container includes at least one fill well, a reage ...


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Benjamin Linder, Don Lee, Amy Battles, Bradley S Thomas: Sample tube identification flag. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Samuels Gauthier & Stevens, November 21, 1995: US05468022 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an identification flag for a sample tube. The flag includes a longitudinally extending planar element, and tube connectors extending laterally from the planar element. The tube connectors are engageable with opposite portions of the tube to secure the planar element to the t ...


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Michael A Kelly, Edward G King, Michael R Walters, Bradley S Thomas: Method for using disposable blood tube holder. Becton Dickinson and Company, Bruce S Weintraub, June 13, 2000: US06074883 (12 worldwide citation)

A carrier tube system and method for using the same includes a carrier tube that is configured to receive a capillary blood tube, and a cap which seals the carrier tube to isolate the blood in the capillary tube from the surrounding atmosphere. The carrier tube system can be placed in a centrifuge w ...


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Bradley S Thomas, Michael A Kelly, Michael R Walters, Edward M Skevington, Paul F Gaidis: Method for using blood centrifugation device with movable optical reader. Becton Dickinson and Company, Bruce S Weintraub, December 14, 1999: US06002474 (11 worldwide citation)

A centrifuge device that is used to centrifuge a fluid sample, such as a blood sample, to separate the fluid sample into its various component layers, and which is capable of measuring the length of the component layers to calculate cell counts for each layer. The centrifuge device includes a rotor ...


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Bradley S Thomas, Michael A Kelly, Michael R Walters, Edward M Skevington, Paul F Gaidis: Blood centrifugation device with movable optical reader. Bruce S Weintraub, September 4, 2001: US06285450 (8 worldwide citation)

A centrifuge device that is used to centrifuge a fluid sample, such as a blood sample, to separate the fluid sample into its various component layers, and which is capable of measuring the length of the component layers to calculate cell counts for each layer. The centrifuge device includes a rotor ...


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Michael R Walters, Bradley S Thomas, Katherine Stanton: Method and apparatus for delivering a therapeutic substance through an injection port. Becton Dickinson and Company, Alan W Fiedler, Roylance Abrams Berdo and Goodman, August 23, 2011: US08002756 (6 worldwide citation)

Adapters for utilizing a syringe or pen injector with a subcutaneous injection port to deliver a therapeutic substance through the injection port and methods of using the adapters are provided. A syringe adapter has a body having a first end and a second end. The first end of the body is configured ...


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Michael A Kelly, Edward G King, Michael R Walters, Bradley S Thomas: Disposable blood tube holder. Becton Dickinson and Company, Bruce S Weintraub, June 27, 2000: US06080366 (6 worldwide citation)

A carrier tube system and method for using the same includes a carrier tube that is configured to receive a capillary blood tube, and a cap which seals the carrier tube to isolate the blood in the capillary tube from the surrounding atmosphere. The carrier tube system can be placed in a centrifuge w ...


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Carl M Penney, Bradley S Thomas: Prism telescope to match optical requirements for acousto-optic deflector. General Electric Company, James C Davis Jr, Paul R Webb II, Campbell Donald R, October 20, 1987: US04701031 (5 worldwide citation)

Two identical prism telescopes each comprised of a train of right angle prisms are used to spread out a laser beam to the maximum width of an acousto-optic cell and reconverge the beam to original dimensions. The first telescope increases the beam size along one dimension while bending the beam thro ...