James Kraemer Ph.D.
Timothy Durniak, Robert R Friedlander, James R Kraemer: Lab on a chip. International Business Machines Corporation, John R Pivnichny, Law Office of Jim Boice, December 16, 2014: US08911668

A Lab On a Chip (LOC) has a Sample Preparation Module (SPM) coupled to a sample inlet, a microchannel coupled to the SPM, and an optic module optically proximate to the microchannel. The optic module holds multiple lenses, each of which has a different effective focal length, such that all fields of ...

Charles Sperry
Charles Richard Sperry: Bladder actuated pumping system. Sealed Air Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg & Samuel, September 5, 1978: US04111613 (19 worldwide citation)

A pumping system using an air actuated bladder type member to propel liquids out and to refill the pump. Invention covers such novel pumps and an overall dispensing system. Useful in pumping and dispensing liquids generally and is especially useful in dispensing polyurethane chemicals.

William H. Gates III
Jeffrey A Bowers, Kenneth G Caldeira, Alistair K Chan, William H Gates III, Roderick A Hyde, Muriel Y Ishikawa, Jordin T Kare, John Latham, Nathan P Myhrvold, Stephen H Salter, Clarence T Tegreene, Willard H Wattenburg, Lowell L Wood Jr, Victoria Y H Wood: Water alteration structure and system having below surface valves or wave reflectors. May 6, 2014: US08715496 (3 worldwide citation)

A system for altering water properties in an outdoor body of water includes a holding vessel configured to hold water. The holding vessel has at least one wall extending above a mean surface water level. The system also includes at least one conduit extending downward from the holding vessel. The at ...

Charles Sperry
Sperry Charles R: Pompe a membrane elastique, Bladder actuated pumping system. Sealed Air Corporation, MARCUS & ASSOCIATES, September 30, 1980: CA1086567

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSUREThe present invention provides a pump comprising a tubular casingfluid inlet means at one end of said casing, fluid outlet means at theother end of said casing, a tubular support member positioned in saidcasing in substantial axial alignment therewith, an elastic pumping me ...

Clyde K Nason, Gordon W Culp: Solenoid drive apparatus for an external infusion pump. Pacesetter Infusion, Leslie S Miller, Bryant R Gold, July 7, 1987: US04678408 (443 worldwide citation)

A solenoid drive apparatus for driving a lead screw of an External Infusion Pump (1) having a housing (302), solenoid winding (356) within the housing (302), a solenoid armature (358) which is driven by the field of the solenoid winding (356), push rod (362) which is driven by the armature (358), pa ...

Michael L Blomquist: Systems and methods for communicating with ambulatory medical devices such as drug delivery devices. Pharmacia Deltec, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, August 16, 1994: US05338157 (425 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods for communicating with ambulatory medical devices, such as drug delivery devices, both locally and remotely. In one embodiment, a caregiver drug pump communicates with a remote patient drug pump for data gathering, trouble shooting, and operationa ...

Dean Kamen, Richard Lanigan, Douglas E Vincent: Disposable cassette, delivery set and system for peritoneal dialysis. Deka Products Partnership, Bromberg & Sunstein, November 23, 1999: US05989423 (317 worldwide citation)

A disposable cassette for use in peritoneal dialysis includes a pair of diaphragms, tube connectors, pump chambers, channel paths, and valves. A disposable dialysate delivery set for use in peritoneal dialysis includes a cassette, multiple liquid flow paths, multiple valves, tube connectors, and dis ...

Cleopatra Cabuz: Electrostatically actuated mesopump having a plurality of elementary cells. Honeywell, John G Shudy Jr, November 17, 1998: US05836750 (315 worldwide citation)

A mesopump having a plurality of elementary cells and a method of pumping fluids using the mesopump. The cells each have a body forming a cavity having upper and lower electrodes with curved surfaces facing the other electrode. Electrical connections selectively energize the electrodes. A bistable d ...

Clement D Bouchard, Robert J Bryant, Lawrence B Gray, Geoff P Spencer: Pumping cartridge including a bypass valve and method for directing flow in a pumping cartridge. Deka Products Partnership, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 9, 2002: US06416293 (309 worldwide citation)

Pumping cartridges are disclosed for use in pumping systems. One such cartridge includes a series of fluid flow paths therein and a bypass valve therein, the bypass valve can selectively block fluid flow along one or both of two fluid flow paths through the valve. In some embodiments, the pumping ca ...

Benjamin M Rush, Christopher V Reggiardo: Device and method employing shape memory alloy. TheraSense, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, July 12, 2005: US06916159 (306 worldwide citation)

A system for the metering and delivery of small discrete volumes of liquid is comprised of a small or minimal number of inexpensive components. One such component is a movable member, such as a miniature precision reciprocating displacement pump head, which is driven by an actuator that comprises a ...