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Ning Xi, Imad Elhajj: Synchronization and task control of real-time internet based super-media. Board of Trusstees Operating Michigan State University, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 19, 2005: US06920373 (90 worldwide citation)

A closed-loop control system that remotely controls a device over a distributed communications system includes a device that is connected to the distributed communications system and that generates super-media feedback signals. A computer is connected to the distributed communications system and inc ...


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Ning Xi, Jindong Tan: Hybrid robot motion task level control system. Monte L Falcoff, September 24, 2002: US06456901 (36 worldwide citation)

A hybrid control system is provided for controlling the movement of a robot. The hybrid control system includes a singularity detector; a task level controller that receives a motion plan and determines a first set of control commands which are defined in a task space; and a joint level controller t ...


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Christopher H Fotsch, Premilla Arasasingham, Yunxin Bo, Ning Chen, Martin H Goldberg, Nianhe Han, Feng Yin Hsieh, Michael G Kelly, Qingyian Liu, Mark H Norman, Duncan M Smith, Markian Stec, Nuria Tamayo, Ning Xi, Shimin Xu: Substituted piperazinyl amides and methods of use. Amgen, Joseph W Bulock, October 3, 2006: US07115607 (27 worldwide citation)

Selected substituted piperazine compounds of Formula I are effective for prophylaxis and treatment of diseases, such as obesity and the like. The invention encompasses novel compounds, analogs, prodrugs and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for prophy ...


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Benny Askew, Jeffrey Adams, Shon Booker, Guoqing Chen, Lucian V DiPietro, Daniel Elbaum, Julie Germain, Stephanie D Geuns Meyer, Gregory J Habgood, Michael Handley, Qi Huang, Tae Seong Kim, Aiwen Li, Nobuko Nishimura, Rana Nomak, Vinod F Patel, Babak Riahi, Joseph L Kim, Ning Xi, Kevin Yang, Chester Chenguang Yuan: Substituted alkylamine derivatives and methods of use. Amgen, Joseph W Bulock, April 12, 2005: US06878714 (24 worldwide citation)

Selected amines are effective for prophylaxis and treatment of diseases, such as angiogenesis mediated diseases. The invention encompasses novel compounds, analogs, prodrugs and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for prophylaxis and treatment of diseas ...


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Christopher H Fotsch, Michael Croghan, Elizabeth M Doherty, Michael G Kelly, Mark H Norman, Duncan M Smith, Nuria Tamayo, Ning Xi, Shimin Xu: Substituted piperidines and methods of use. Amgen, Joseph W Bulock, December 20, 2005: US06977264 (21 worldwide citation)

Selected substituted piperidine compounds are effective for prophylaxis and treatment of diseases, such as obesity and the like. The invention encompasses novel compounds, analogs, prodrugs and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for prophylaxis and tre ...


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Ning Xi, Wai Keung Fung, Mengmeng Yu, Guangyong Li: Augmenting reality system for real-time nanomanipulation using atomic force microscopy. Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 8, 2005: US06862924 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided for performing nanomanipulations using an atomic force microscope. The method includes: performing a nanomanipulation operation on a sample surface using an atomic force microscope; determining force data for forces that are being applied to the tip of the cantilever d ...


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Ning Xi, Yantao Shen: Active sensor for micro force measurement. Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 6, 2008: US07367242 (19 worldwide citation)

An active micro-force sensor is provided for use on a micromanipulation device. The active micro-force sensor includes a cantilever structure having an actuator layer of piezoelectric material and a sensing layer of piezoelectric material bonded together. When an external force is exerted on the sen ...


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Christopher H Fotsch, Michael G Kelly, Mark H Norman, Ning Xi, Shimin Xu: Substituted piperazines and methods of use. Amgen, Joseph W Bulock, July 14, 2009: US07560460 (16 worldwide citation)

Selected substituted piperazine compounds are effective for prophylaxis and treatment of diseases, such as obesity and the like. The invention encompasses novel compounds, analogs, prodrugs and pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, pharmaceutical compositions and methods for prophylaxis and tre ...


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Elizabeth M Doherty, Christopher H Fotsch, Nianhe Han, Randall W Hungate, Qingyian Liu, Mark H Norman, Ning Xi, Shimin Xu: Vanilloid receptor ligands and their use in treatments. Amgen, Richard V Person, September 4, 2007: US07265138 (16 worldwide citation)

Compounds having the general structure and compositions containing them, for the treatment of acute, inflammatory and neuropathic pain, dental pain, general headache, migraine, cluster headache, mixed-vascular and non-vascular syndromes, tension headache, general inflammation, arthritis, rheumatic d ...


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Ning Xi, Guangyong Li, Jiangbo Zhang, Hoyin Chan: Deterministic process for constructing nanodevices. Board of Trustees operating Michigan State University, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 3, 2008: US07381625 (15 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for constructing a nanodevice. The method includes: fabricating an electrode on a substrate; forming a nanogap across the electrode; dispersing a plurality of nanoobjects onto the substrate using electrophoresis; and pushing one of the nanoobjects onto the electrode using a tip ...