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Masao Yafuso, Evan A Thompson, John L Dektar, James F Fagan, Sanjay L Patil: Ionic component sensor and method for making and using same. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Dale E Hulse, January 14, 1992: US05081041 (45 worldwide citation)

A composition of matter useful in a sensor for sensing the concentration of an ionic component in a medium is disclosed. This composition comprises a first material which includes a sensing component in an amount effective to provide a signal which varies as the concentration of the ionic component ...


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James G Bentsen, Shih Hung Chou, Elisa M Cross, Kurt J Halverson, John E Trend, Cary A Kipke, Masao Yafuso, Sanjay L Patil: Cation-sensing composite structure and compounds for use therein. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, F Andrew Ubel, September 28, 1999: US05958782 (30 worldwide citation)

A fluorescent ionophoric compound is disclosed that includes a complexing moiety, such as a cryptand or crown-ether portion, and a fluorescing moiety such as a coumarin portion. The coumarin portion may be substituted at the 3-position with an electron withdrawing or polarizable group such as a subs ...


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Sanjay L Patil, Daniel C Duan, Kurt J Halverson, Pierre H LePere: Heat-relaxable substrates and arrays. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Christopher D Gram, Paul W Busse, Robert W Sprague, November 19, 2002: US06482638 (23 worldwide citation)

Articles, such as high density arrays, on heat-relaxable substrates that can be relaxed by exposure to thermal energy are disclosed, along with methods of manufacturing the arrays, and systems/apparatus for relaxing arrays using electromagnetic energy. The arrays may themselves include electromagnet ...


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Kurt J Halverson, Sanjay L Patil, Jerald K Rasmussen: High density, miniaturized arrays and methods of manufacturing same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Christopher D Gram, James A Rogers, Robert W Sprague, June 3, 2003: US06573338 (21 worldwide citation)

High-density, miniaturized arrays including high surface areas. Arrays described include substrate with a coating of linking agents, as well as arrays with reactants affixed to the substrates. Methods of manufacturing high-density arrays of reactants. The methods include the use of oriented, heat sh ...


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Kurt J Halverson, Sanjay L Patil, Jerald K Rasmussen: High density, miniaturized arrays and methods of manufacturing same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Nancy M Lambert, March 13, 2007: US07189842 (19 worldwide citation)

High-density, miniaturized arrays including high surface areas. Arrays described include substrate with a coating of linking agents, as well as arrays with reactants affixed to the substrates. Methods of manufacturing high-density arrays of reactants. The methods include the use of oriented, heat sh ...


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Sanjay L Patil, Kurt J Halverson, Robin E Wright: Arrays with mask layers. 3M Innovative Properties Company, May 28, 2002: US06395483 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides high-density arrays including mask layers and methods of manufacturing the same. The arrays are formed on a polymeric substrate and include a mask layer. Various linking agents, linking agent coatings, and/or reactants may be provided on the mask layer. Where present, ...


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Louis C Haddad, Moses M David, Kurt J Halverson, Sanjay L Patil, Jerald K Rasmussen, James I Hembre: Array comprising diamond-like glass film. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Christopher D Gram, Robert W Sprague, April 19, 2005: US06881538 (15 worldwide citation)

Materials for use in miniaturized arrays, the arrays, and methods of manufacturing. Materials for making arrays described include a substrate with a silicon-containing layer, optionally with linking agents and reactants.


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John L Dektar, Sanjay L Patil: Method for producing an ionic sensor. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, F Andrew Ubel, January 7, 1997: US05591400 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides processes for the preparation of ionic sensors that include a matrix material, such as ion-permeable cellulose, having a sensing component included therein, such as a fluorescent dye, and an opaque overcoat material. For example, the present invention provides a method ...


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Kurt J Halverson, Sanjay L Patil, Jerald K Rasmussen: High density, miniaturized arrays and methods of manufacturing same. 3M Innovative Properties Company, James A Rogers, Christopher D Gram, Robert W Sprague, April 15, 2003: US06548607 (12 worldwide citation)

High-density, miniaturized arrays including high surface areas. Arrays described include substrate with a coating of linking agents, as well as arrays with reactants affixed to the substrates. Methods of manufacturing high-density arrays of reactants. The methods include the use of oriented, heat sh ...


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Patrick L Coleman, Kurt J Halverson, James I Hembre, Sanjay L Patil, Anila Prabhu, Raj Rajagopal, Jerald K Rasmussen, Barbara C Swenson, Patrick S Quint: Coated film laminate having an ionic surface. 3M Innovative Properties Company, Christopher D Gram, Robert W Sprague, August 31, 2004: US06783838 (12 worldwide citation)

A coated laminate having an ionic surface including a shrinkable polymeric film, an ionic coating and, optionally, a hydrogel is disclosed. A method for transferring sample molecules from a matrix to a coated laminate having an ionic surface also is disclosed.