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Joel Tune, Robert L Anderson, Larry Blankenship, Daniel C Colesworthy III, Warren P Heim, Scott A Miller III, Brad H Sherman, Donald R Widrig: Ambulatory infusion pump. Baxter International, Francis C Kowalik, Thomas D Bratschun, May 20, 1997: US05630710 (206 worldwide citation)

A remotely programmable infusion system for administering liquid to a patient includes an infusion pump unit having a pump for infusing liquids operated by means of a control including a programmed processing unit and a memory chip. The processing unit operates in accordance with delivery program da ...


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Mark E Williamson, Jerry W Newbrough, Robert L Anderson, Jeffrey P Castleberry, Warren P Heim, Steve W Stracener: Pump chamber and valve assembly. Baxter International, Francis C Kowalik, Mark Buonaiuto, Paul Flattery, September 3, 1996: US05551850 (172 worldwide citation)

A medical infusion pump (10) using a pump chamber cassette (86) has a housing (20,22) defining a pump chamber cassette receptacle (84) and a pump driving mechanism (250) for propelling liquid through the pump chamber cassette. A door (50) holds the pump chamber cassette (86) within the cassette rece ...


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John C Helmer, Kwok F Lai, Robert L Anderson: Physical vapor deposition employing ion extraction from a plasma. Gerald Fisher, January 9, 1996: US05482611 (122 worldwide citation)

A sputter magnetron ion source for producing an intense plasma in a cathode container which ionizes a high and substantial percentage of the sputter cathode material and means for extracting the ions of the cathode material in a beam. The ion extraction means is implemented by a magnetic field cusp ...


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Richard E Demaray, John C Helmer, Robert L Anderson, Young H Park, Ronald R Cochran, Vance E Hoffman Jr: Rotating sputtering apparatus for selected erosion. Varian Associates, October 12, 1993: US05252194 (99 worldwide citation)

A magnetron sputter source providing a predetermined erosion distribution over the surface of a sputter target material is described. When the distribution is uniform, close coupling of the sputter target with the substrate to be coated is achieved, resulting in improved collection efficiency of the ...


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Robert L Anderson, Daniel C Colesworthy III, Warren P Heim, Larry Blankenship: Pump chamber back pressure dissipation apparatus and method. Baxter International, F C Kowalik, P E Schaafsma, T D Bratschun, August 19, 1997: US05658133 (76 worldwide citation)

A medical infusion pump (10) for delivering liquids to a patient includes an elastomeric pump chamber (140) contractable between a refill position and a discharge position. An inlet valve (122) is operatively associated with an elastomeric inlet (142) supplying liquid to the pump chamber (140). The ...


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Edward J Seppi, Edward G Shapiro, Robert L Anderson: Computer tomography apparatus using image intensifier detector. Varian Associates, December 2, 1997: US05692507 (67 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a low cost computer tomographic (CT) scanner system specifically designed for radiation therapy treatment planning. A 512-channel photo-diode array with digitizing electronics converts image intensifier optical projection data directly into digital signals and has a dynamic range on the ...


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Robert L Anderson, Jeffrey P Castleberry, Steve W Stracener: Magnetic detent and position detector for fluid pump motor. January 9, 1996: US05482438 (52 worldwide citation)

A medical infusion pump (10) including an improved electric motor assembly (256). The medical infusion pump (10) includes a pumping mechanism (250) and a pump chamber (132) in an operative position with respect to the pumping mechanism (250), the pumping mechanism (250) manipulating the pump chamber ...


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Donn D Lobdell, Stephen J Herman, Robert L Anderson, Thomas E Goyne: Fluid level monitoring through fluid cell protrusion. Cobe Laboratories, March 11, 1980: US04193004 (50 worldwide citation)

Monitoring the level of both opaque and clear liquids in a reservoir without contacting the liquids by providing first and second reservoir wall portions that define a region through which a light beam is passed from a light source to a light sensor so that opaque liquid extinguishes the light beam ...


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Robert L Anderson, John C Helmer: Sputtering apparatus with a rotating magnet array having a geometry for specified target erosion profile. Varian Associates, Stanley Z Cole, Sheri M Novack, February 26, 1991: US04995958 (47 worldwide citation)

A magnetron sputtering apparatus includes a rotatable magnet. At least a portion of the centerline of the magnet lies on a curve defined by ##EQU1## where .xi.(u) is a preselected erosion profile. When stationary, the magnet generates a localized magnetic field of approximately constant width. In op ...


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Robert G Abramovitz, Robert L Anderson Jr, Frederick L Busse, Stuart A Celarier, Jean Yves H Poublan, Lawrence R Shorthill: Optical character reader. SABA Technologies, Stoel Rives Boley Jones & Grey, February 28, 1989: US04809351 (45 worldwide citation)

An optical scanning system operates asynchronously by electro-optically detecting movement of a scanning unit directly from the data being scanned. A first embodiment of the system includes two sets of optical sensors in a hand-held unit. One set extends transversely of a scanning direction for dete ...



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