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Thomas J Dougherty, S Joy Mountford, Jesse L Dorogusker, James H Boyden, Philip A van Allen, Daniel E Cummings, Brygg A Ullmer: Methods and systems for providing human/computer interfaces. Interval Research Corporation, Hickman Stephens & Coleman, June 20, 2000: US06076734 (991 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a variety of methods and systems for providing computer/human interfaces. According to one method, the user interfaces with an electronic device such as a computer system by engaging a sensor with desired regions of an encoded physical medium. The encoded physical mediu ...


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Charles E Frailing, Thomas J Dougherty: Automatic battery analyzer. Globe Union, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, March 11, 1980: US04193025 (178 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for automatically testing automotive-type, lead acid storage batteries are disclosed in which three separate tests are made and the results thereof compared to predetermined standards in a specified order to maximize the information obtained about the battery. The three tests measure (1) w ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, William J Wruck, Richard J Johnson: Vehicle battery system providing battery back-up and opportunity charging. Globe Union, Leonard J Kalinowski, Edward L Levine, Joseph E Root III, January 30, 1996: US05488283 (175 worldwide citation)

A battery system for a vehicle includes a main battery for energizing the vehicle SLI circuits and an auxiliary battery for energizing the vehicle EHC system, the battery system providing back-up of the auxiliary battery by the main battery under certain conditions and back-up of the main battery by ...


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Charles E Frailing, Thomas J Dougherty, Richard T Johnson: Automatic battery analyzer including apparatus for determining presence of single bad cell. Globe Union, Neuman Williams Anderson & Olson, March 30, 1982: US04322685 (166 worldwide citation)

There are described apparatus for detecting the presence of a defective cell in a lead-acid storage battery. The apparatus is included as a part of a larger apparatus for analyzing the condition of the battery and its suitability for further use in automobile lighting, starting, and ignition applica ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, William R Potter, Kenneth R Weishaupt: Drugs comprising porphyrins. Health Research, Vincent L Carney, March 10, 1987: US04649151 (166 worldwide citation)

To obtain tumor-selective, photosensitizing drugs useful in the localization of neoplastic tissue and treatment of abnormal neoplastic tissue such as tumors, one of two methods is used. In the first method, a hydrolyzed mixture of the products of reaction of hematoporphyrin with acetic acid and sulf ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, Michael E Iverson: Method and apparatus for determining the condition of a battery through the use of multiple battery tests. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Quarles & Brady, November 7, 2000: US06144185 (134 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for determining the state of charge of a battery include use of multiple battery tests to provide complementary insight into battery condition before, during, and after battery charging. Battery testing is performed using a light resistive load, a heavy resistive load, a condu ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, William R Potter, Kenneth R Weishaupt: Methods for treatment of tumors. Health Research, Irell & Manella, June 12, 1990: US04932934 (127 worldwide citation)

To obtain tumor-selective, photosensitizing drugs useful in the localization of neoplastic tissue and treatment of abnormal neoplastic tissue such as tumors, one of two methods is used. In the first method, a hydrolyzed mixture of the products of reaction of hematoporphyrin with acetic acid and sulf ...


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Thomas J Dougherty, William R Potter, Kenneth R Weishaupt: Hematoporphyrin derivatives and process of preparing. Health Research, Irell & Manella, September 12, 1989: US04866168 (84 worldwide citation)

To obtain tumor-selective, photosensitizing drugs useful in the localization of neoplastic tissue and treatment of abnormal neoplastic tissue such as tumors, one of two methods is used. In the first method, a hydrolyzed mixture of the products of reaction of hematoporphyrin with acetic acid and sulf ...


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Ravindra K Pandey, Thomas J Dougherty: Photosensitizing agents. Health Research, Irell & Manella, March 26, 1991: US05002962 (82 worldwide citation)

New classes of photosensitizing compounds useful in photodynamic therapy are disclosed. These compounds are simplified dimers and polymers of monohydroxy deuteroporphyrins, hydrophobic ethers of these monomers, and red light-absorbing derivatives of methyl pheophorbide-a.