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George M Acosta, James R Henderson, N Alan Abul Haj, Timothy L Ruchti, Stephen L Monfre, Thomas B Blank, Kevin H Hazen: Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, November 7, 2006: US07133710 (332 worldwide citation)

The invention involves the monitoring of a biological parameter through a compact analyzer. The preferred apparatus is a spectrometer based system that is attached continuously or semi-continuously to a human subject and collects spectral measurements that are used to determine a biological paramete ...


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George Acosta, James R Henderson, N Alan Abul Haj, Timothy L Ruchti, Stephen L Monfre, Thomas B Blank, Kevin H Hazen: Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, November 20, 2007: US07299080 (221 worldwide citation)

A near IR spectrometer-based analyzer attaches continuously or semi-continuously to a human subject and collects spectral measurements for determining a biological parameter in the sampled tissue, such as glucose concentration. The analyzer includes an optical system optimized to target the cutaneou ...


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James G Bentsen, Stanley O Heinemann, Gary W Lee, Thomas G Hacker, N Alan Abul Haj, Roxanne E Abul Haj: Blood parameter measurement device. Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, December 28, 1999: US06009339 (156 worldwide citation)

A blood parameter measurement device especially useful for surgical procedures includes a compact housing with a light source, light detector and signal converter contained within the housing. In use, the device is releasably coupled to a cassette that can be either used as an in-line cell in series ...


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Kevin H Hazen, George Acosta, N Alan Abul Haj, Roxanne E Abul Haj: Apparatus and method for reproducibly modifying localized absorption and scattering coefficients at a tissue measurement site during optical sampling. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Christopher Peil, Glenn Patent Group, March 18, 2003: US06534012 (55 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for varying localized absorption and scattering coefficients at a tissue measurement site in a controlled and reproducible manner during optical sampling of a tissue volume by controlling the pressure applied to a tissue measurement site by a spectroscopic analyzer allows applied pressu ...


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George M Acosta, James R Henderson, N Alan Abul Haj, Timothy L Ruchti, Stephen L Monfre, Thomas B Blank, Kevin H Hazen: Compact apparatus for noninvasive measurement of glucose through near-infrared spectroscopy. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, August 31, 2010: US07787924 (43 worldwide citation)

The invention involves the monitoring of a biological parameter through a compact analyzer. The preferred apparatus is a spectrometer based system that is attached continuously or semi-continuously to a human subject and collects spectral measurements that are used to determine a biological paramete ...


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Roxanne E Abul Haj, N Alan Abul Haj, Timothy W Stippick, Kevin H Hazen: Apparatus for absorbing and dissipating excess heat generated by a system. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, September 22, 2009: US07593230 (30 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a heatsink. More particularly, the invention relates to a heatsink having tapered geometry that improves passive cooling efficiency. A tapered geometry between heatsink heat dissipation elements, as a function of distance along a z-axis opposing gravity, decreases resistance ...


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James G Bentsen, Stanley O Heinemann, Gary W Lee, Thomas G Hacker, N Alan Abul Haj, Roxanne E Abul Haj: Blood parameter measurement device. Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 27, 2001: US06208880 (25 worldwide citation)

A blood parameter measurement device especially useful for surgical procedures includes a compact housing with a light source, light detector and signal converter contained within the housing. In use, the device is releasably coupled to a cassette that can be either used as an in-line cell in series ...


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George M Acosta, Kevin H Hazen, N Alan Abul Haj, Stephen L Monfre, Thomas B Blank: Spectroscopic system and method using a ceramic optical reference. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, October 18, 2005: US06956649 (22 worldwide citation)

A ceramic reference in conjunction with a spectrometer, a metallized ceramic material, and a method of utilizing a ceramic material as a reference in the ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared, or infrared spectral regions are presented. The preferred embodiments utilize a ceramic reference material to ...


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Roxanne E Abul Haj, N Alan Abul Haj, Timothy W Stippick, Kevin H Hazen: Heatsink method and apparatus. Sensys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, July 6, 2010: US07751192 (19 worldwide citation)

A heatsink having tapered geometry that improves passive cooling efficiency is discussed. A tapered geometry between heatsink heat dissipation elements, as a function of distance along a z-axis opposing gravity, decreases resistance to rarification of passively flowing cooling gas upon heating. Thus ...


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Wayne L Johnson, Steven T Fink, Roxanne E Abul Hal, N Alan Abul Haj: Photo-bioreactor system and method for production of bio-materials. Arizona Technology Innovation Group, Jennings Strouss & Salmon, Michael K Kelly, March 28, 2017: US09605238

A photo-bioreactor and method of operating are described. The photo-bioreactor includes a reactor vessel arranged to contain a fluid medium within which bio-material is grown, and at least one light-emitting rod extending into the reactor vessel, wherein the light-emitting rod has an elongate tubula ...