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Richard W Mason, Rudolf E Slovacek, Kevin J Sullivan: Method of operating an optical sensor adapted for selective analyte-sensing contact with a plurality of samples. Bayer Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, May 14, 2002: US06387709 (188 worldwide citation)

A multiple single use optical sensor includes a series of continuous sensor stripes deposited on a substrate web. At least one sample chamber is adapted to extend transversely across a discrete portion of the series of sensor stripes to facilitate analysis of a sample disposed therein. The sample ch ...


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Richard W Mason, Rudolf E Slovacek, Kevin J Sullivan: Optical sensor and method of operation. Bayer Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Lebovici, December 3, 2002: US06488891 (176 worldwide citation)

A multiple single use optical sensor includes a series of continuous sensor stripes deposited on a substrate web. At least one sample chamber is adapted to extend transversely across a discrete portion of the series of sensor stripes to facilitate analysis of a sample disposed therein. The sample ch ...


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Richard W Mason, Rudolf E Slovacek, Kevin J Sullivan: Optical sensor and method of operation. Bayer Corporation, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, October 23, 2001: US06306347 (140 worldwide citation)

A multiple single use optical sensor includes a series of continuous sensor stripes deposited on a substrate web. At least one sample chamber is adapted to extend transversely across a discrete portion of the series of sensor stripes to facilitate analysis of a sample disposed therein. The sample ch ...


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Charles H Rogers, Kevin J Sullivan, Miles E Vance: Apparatus for controlling the temperature of a liquid body. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, March 22, 1977: US04013038 (42 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for controlling the temperature of an open liquid body when actual measurement of that temperature is not possible. A thermal analog of the liquid body, which is exposed to the same heating or cooling source as the liquid body, is incorporated into a sensor which provides controlling feedb ...


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Charles H Rogers, Kevin J Sullivan: Microscope slide staining apparatus having temperature control. Corning Glass Works, William J Simmons Jr, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, August 23, 1977: US04043292 (39 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for staining biological specimens by forming a film of staining reagents on the surface of the specimen containing slide. Heating means raises the temperature of the staining reagents on the slide. The temperature of the reagent film is determined, and a feedback signal to the h ...


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Kevin J Sullivan: Planar hematocrit sensor incorporating a seven-electrode conductivity measurement cell. Chiron Diagnostics Corporation, Arthur S Morgenstern, Gordon R Moriarty, Robert P Blackburn, May 9, 2000: US06058934 (33 worldwide citation)

A conductivity sensor for measuring hematocrit and a sensor housing for a blood analysis instrument using the conductivity sensor are described. The conductivity sensor includes a seven-electrode conductivity measurement cell in which three symmetric pairs of electrodes are arranged on opposite side ...


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Rudolf E Slovacek, Kevin J Sullivan: Oxygen sensing membranes and methods of making same. Chiron Diagnostics Corporation, Arthur S Morgenstern, Charles L Gagnebin III, Robert P Blackburn, January 26, 1999: US05863460 (33 worldwide citation)

A polymeric sensing membrane having a Stern-Volmer constant within a pre-determined range of Stern-Volmer constants. The membrane includes a polymeric material having a fluorescent dye molecule dispersed therein. The dye molecule is capable of having its fluorescence collisionally quenched by a gas ...


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Kevin J Sullivan: Fluid application device. Corning Glass Works, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, June 21, 1977: US04030341 (24 worldwide citation)

A fluid application device suitable for applying small quantities of blood to a microscope slide is described. The device has a housing within which a longitudinal aperture is formed. At one end of the aperture a transverse groove is formed which intersects the aperture. Small quantities of blood fr ...


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Kevin J Sullivan: Anticoagulant coating method. Corning Glass Works, Walter S Zebrowski, Clarence R Patty Jr, May 2, 1978: US04087567 (21 worldwide citation)

An anticoagulant coating composition suitable for coating the interior surfaces of a blood microsample collection tube, such as a capillary tube, is disclosed. The coating composition consists essentially of ethylene diamine tetracetate held in a matrix of polyvinyl pyrrolidone. Both the ethylene di ...