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Fred K Forster, Ron L Bardell, Nigel R Sharma: Method for making micropumps. University of Washington, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, May 8, 2001: US06227809 (109 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method by which the performance of reciprocating NMPV (No-Moving-Parts-Valve) micropumps can be optimized for a given choice of valve design, e.g. for diffuser/nozzle valves, rectifier valves etc. The method can more generally be used to design and produce NMPV micropumps w ...


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Travis Marsot, Paul Lum, Don Alden, James Ross, Ron L Bardell, Bernhard Weigl: Method and apparatus for an improved sample capture device. Sanofi Aventis Deutschland, Paul Davis, Goodwin Procter, October 9, 2012: US08282576 (26 worldwide citation)

A body fluid sampling device is provided. A mesh may be used to guide blood or fluid to travel directly from the wound to an analyte detecting port on the cartridge. Thus the volume of blood or body fluid produced at the wound site irregardless of its droplet geometry can be reliable and substantial ...


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Aravind Padmanabhan, James A Cox, Bernard S Fritz, Tom M Rezachek, Peter L Reutiman, Ron L Bardell, Cleopatra Cabuz: Portable sample analyzer system. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, December 4, 2012: US08323564 (20 worldwide citation)

A system relating to sample analyzers, and more particular, to sample analyzers that are simple to operate and have a reduced risk of providing an erroneous result to a user. In some cases, the sample analyzer may be a portable sample analyzer that includes a disposable fluidic cartridge. The operat ...


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Paul F Huffman, Ron L Bardell: Engine governor friction damper and method. Onan Corporation, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, June 6, 1989: US04836167 (15 worldwide citation)

An engine/governor friction damper mechanism provides for a method of reducing hunting and searching in a governor controlled engine/generator set. The preferred method comprises a modification in a conventional arrangement utilizing a governor rod and pivotal connection with a crank arm on a thrott ...


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Paul F Huffman, Ron L Bardell: Engine governor eddy-current damper mechanism and method. Onan Corporation, Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Merchant, December 27, 1988: US04793309 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of damping governor over compensation and searching is an engine/generator set comprises the provision of an eddy current damper in association with a governor member of the system. The preferred eddy current damper comprises a governor arm having an eddy current plate on one end thereof, t ...


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Aravind Padmanabhan, Tom Rezachek, Ron L Bardell, Douglas Bird, Bernard S Fritz: Fluid free interface for a fluidic analyzer. Honeywell International, Kris T Fredrick, February 3, 2009: US07485153 (11 worldwide citation)

Instrument-cartridge interfaces for fluidic analyzers that have an instrument and a removable cartridge are disclosed. For example, and in one illustrative embodiment, the instrument may include a needle that is adapted to penetrate a septum on a removable cartridge. In another illustrative embodime ...


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James A Cox, Aravind Padmanabhan, Ron L Bardell, Christopher J Zins: Microfluidic card for RBC analysis. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, October 11, 2011: US08034296 (10 worldwide citation)

A microfluidic circuit cartridge for a complete blood count, including analyses of red blood cells. Various parameters of the red blood cells may be attained. The cartridge may have sphering mechanism which has a channel or loop with a configuration for reducing or eliminating cell settling. The cha ...


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Aravind Padmanabhan, James A Cox, Bernard S Fritz, Tom M Rezachek, Peter L Reutiman, Ron L Bardell, Cleopatra Cabuz: Analyzer system. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, February 26, 2013: US08383043 (6 worldwide citation)

A system relating to sample analyzers, and more particular, to sample analyzers that are simple to operate and have a reduce risk of providing an erroneous result to a user. In some cases, the sample analyzer may be a portable sample analyzer that includes a disposable fluidic cartridge. The operato ...


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Ron L Bardell, Aravind Padmanabhan, Peter L Reutiman, Tom M Rezachek, James A Cox, Bernard S Fritz, Cleopatra Cabuz: Portable sample analyzer cartridge. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, September 9, 2014: US08828320 (3 worldwide citation)

A system relating to sample analyzers, and more particular, to sample analyzers that are simple to operate and have a reduced risk of providing an erroneous result to a user. In some cases, the sample analyzer may be a portable sample analyzer that includes a disposable fluidic cartridge. The operat ...


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Aravind Padmanabhan, Tom Rezachek, Ron L Bardell: Needle-septum interface for a fluidic analyzer. Honeywell International, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, May 22, 2012: US08182767 (3 worldwide citation)

Instrument-cartridge interfaces for fluidic analyzers that have an instrument and a removable cartridge are disclosed. For example, and in one illustrative embodiment, the instrument may include a needle that is adapted to penetrate a septum on a removable cartridge. In another illustrative embodime ...