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Cary A Kipke, James G Bentsen: Dental impression tray for photocurable impression material. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, James D Christoff, January 30, 1996: US05487662 (73 worldwide citation)

A dental impression tray includes a self-contained light source for curing photocurable impression material. The light source is a solid state light emitter such as a light emitting diode. In one embodiment, an array of light emitting diodes is arranged along a channel of the tray. In another embodi ...


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Colleen C Nagel, James G Bentsen, John L Dektar, Cary A Kipke, Masao Yafuso, Alan R Katritzky: Sensors and methods for sensing. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, F Andrew Ubel, April 25, 1995: US05409666 (44 worldwide citation)

A sensor for measuring the concentration of an analyte in a medium is disclosed. In one embodiment, the sensor comprises a sensing element including a matrix material and, covalently bonded thereto, one or more monomeric indicator components each of which is capable of providing a first emitted sign ...


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James G Bentsen, Shih Hung Chou, Elisa M Cross, Kurt J Halverson, John E Trend, Cary A Kipke, Masao Yafuso, Sanjay L Patil: Cation-sensing composite structure and compounds for use therein. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, F Andrew Ubel, September 28, 1999: US05958782 (30 worldwide citation)

A fluorescent ionophoric compound is disclosed that includes a complexing moiety, such as a cryptand or crown-ether portion, and a fluorescing moiety such as a coumarin portion. The coumarin portion may be substituted at the 3-position with an electron withdrawing or polarizable group such as a subs ...


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Karl E Benson, Moses M David, Cary A Kipke, Brinda B Lakshmi, Charles M Leir, George G Moore, Rahul Shah: N-sulfonylaminocarbonyl containing compounds. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jean A Lown, January 30, 2007: US07169933 (24 worldwide citation)

Compounds having two reactive functional groups are described that can be used to provide a connector group between a substrate and an amine-containing material. The first reactive functional group can be used to provide attachment to a surface of a substrate. The second reactive functional group is ...


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Colleen C Nagel, James G Bentsen, Masao Yafuso, Alan R Katritzky, John L Dektar, Cary A Kipke: Sensors and methods for sensing. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, F Andrew Ubel, March 12, 1996: US05498549 (22 worldwide citation)

A sensor for measuring the concentration of an analyte in a medium is disclosed. In one embodiment, the sensor comprises a sensing element including a matrix material and, covalently bonded thereto, one or more monomeric indicator components each of which is capable of providing a first emitted sign ...


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Cary A Kipke: Compact dental impression tray for photocurable impression material. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, James D Christoff, December 30, 1997: US05702250 (21 worldwide citation)

A dental impression tray includes at least one array of solid state light emitters for curing photocurable impression material received in a channel of the tray. The tray includes a body presenting the channel, and a housing that is detachably connected to the body. The tray preferably includes a ba ...


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Joel D Oxman, Cary A Kipke, Bruce R Broyles: Dental impression tray with chemiluminescent light source. Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, James D Christoff, February 17, 1998: US05718577 (18 worldwide citation)

A dental impression tray has wall portions defining at least one channel for receiving a quantity of photocurable dental impression material. At least one of the wall portions is located next to the chamber and is made of a material that transmits electromagnetic actinic radiation. The tray also inc ...


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Donald G Peterson, Cary A Kipke, Daniel T Popko: Elastic strip. 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY, 3M Innovative Properties Company, September 1, 2015: US09119620 (15 worldwide citation)

The disclosed elastic strip includes an elastic substrate and an overlying carrier. The elastic strip allows for controlled stretch of the elastic substrate. After stretching and applying to skin, the elastic strip can pull portions of the adhered skin. Therefore, the elastic strip can be used as a ...


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Karl E Benson, Moses M David, Cary A Kipke, Brinda B Lakshmi, Charles M Leir, George G Moore, Rahul Shah: N-sulfonyldicarboximide containing tethering compounds. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Jean A Lown, April 22, 2008: US07361767 (15 worldwide citation)

Compounds having two reactive functional groups are described that can be used as a tethering compound to immobilize an amine-containing material to a substrate. The first reactive functional group can be used to provide attachment to a surface of a substrate. The second reactive functional group is ...


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Cary A Kipke, George Van Dyke Tiers: Indicator for liquid disinfection or sterilization solutions. 3M Innovative Properties Company, May 28, 2002: US06395551 (15 worldwide citation)

A device for indicating residence time in a liquid disinfection solution, the device comprising a visually observable detector of exposure of the device to the solution, the device being selected such that upon exposure of the device to the solution the detector visibly changes after a predetermined ...