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Brett A Williams, Katherine M Prindle, Timothy M Stivland: Methods of fabricating a catheter shaft having one or more guidewire ports. Scimed Life Systems, Crompton Seager & Tufte, June 25, 2002: US06409863 (138 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a catheter shaft having one or more guidewire ports is disclosed. A method in accordance with the present invention includes the steps of cutting the wall of a first shaft portion to create an opening defined by the wall of the first shaft portion, inserting the proximal end ...


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Lixiao Wang, The Thomas Trinh Tran, Fernando DiCaprio, Brett A Williams: End sleeve coating for stent delivery. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arret & Steinkraus, December 18, 2001: US06331186 (82 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system which utilizes a stent delivery catheter to deliver a stent into a body lumen. The stent delivery catheter being equipped with at least one stent retaining sleeve. The at least one stent retaining sleeve having an inside diameter and an outside diameter. The inside diameter h ...


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Lixiao Wang, Dachuan Yang, The Thomas Trinh Tran, Fernando DiCaprio, Brett A Williams: End sleeve coating for stent delivery. SciMed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus P A, September 3, 2002: US06443980 (63 worldwide citation)

A stent delivery system which utilizes a stent delivery catheter to deliver a stent into a body lumen. The stent delivery catheter being equipped with at least one stent retaining sleeve. The at least one stent retaining sleeve having an inside surface and an outside surface. The inside surface, out ...


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Wayne K Schroeder, Mark A Turner, Brett A Williams: System, method and apparatus for RF directed energy. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, October 26, 2010: US07820990 (40 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed for emitting electromagnetic (EM) energy. A source emits EM energy that is incident on a first material. The first material transmits EM energy to a second material. The second material can have a first surface adjacent to the first material and a thickness and shap ...


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Tracee Eidenschink, Brett A Williams: Balloon catheter and method of making same. Boston Scientific Scimed, Vidas Arrett Steinkraus, December 11, 2007: US07306616 (13 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter method of providing same, wherein a balloon catheter defines one or more indentations which provide improved flexibility to at least a portion of the catheter shaft and/or improved folding and rewrapping characteristics to the balloon.


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Brett A Williams, Brian C Baker, Mark A Turner: Non-coherent fresnel direction finding method and apparatus. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, February 8, 2005: US06851645 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction of received radiation is described. The received radiation is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmitted radiation decreases as a continuous function of increasing angle of incide ...


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Brett A Williams, Mark A Turner, Brian C Baker: Doppler tracking optical monopulse. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, December 26, 2006: US07154590 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction to, a radial speed of, and a distance to a target is described. A laser source illuminates the target and the Doppler shifted return beam is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmi ...


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Brett A Williams, Mark A Turner, Brian C Baker: Doppler tracking optical monopulse. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson P C, July 8, 2008: US07397549 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for finding a relative direction to, a radial speed of, and a distance to a target is described. A laser source illuminates the target and the Doppler shifted return beam is incident upon a window system at an angle and is transmitted therethrough. The magnitude of the transmi ...


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Brett A Williams: Zero blind zone doppler beam sharpening. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson PC, December 28, 2010: US07858910 (3 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for remotely sensing the content in a field of view are disclosed. The method includes transmitting a coherent optical signal into a field of view; receiving and detecting a reflection of the optical signal from a portion of the field of view bounded by the platform's boresigh ...


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Mark A Turner, Brett A Williams: Variable- beamwidth angle encoding laser scanner. Lockheed Martin, Lee Jorgensen Pyle & Kewalramani PC, June 5, 2012: US08194306 (3 worldwide citation)

A laser apparatus includes a laser capable of generating a laser signal; structure for conditioning the laser signal; and structure for varying the beamwidth of the laser signal as it is scanned into the field of view.