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Michael Kwan, Eric Liu: Gas chemistry cycling to achieve high aspect ratio gapfill with HDP-CVD. Applied Materials, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, January 1, 2002: US06335288 (185 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for depositing a dielectric film in a gap having an aspect ratio at least as large as 6:1. By cycling the gas chemistry of a high-density-plasma chemical-vapor-deposition system between deposition and etching conditions, the gap may be substantially 100% filled. ...


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J Wallace Parce: Fourier detection of species migrating in a microchannel. Caliper Technologies Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 22, 1998: US05852495 (182 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a microfluidic system for fast, accurate and low cost electrophoretic analysis of materials in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology and numerous other fields. Light from periodically spaced regions along a channel in the microfluidic ...


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Francesco M Veronese, Oddone Schiavon, Paolo Caliceti, Luciana Sartore, Elisabetta Ranucci, Paolo Ferruti: Polymers of N-acryloylmorpholine activated at one end and conjugates with bioactive materials and surfaces. Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Bell Seltzer Park & Gibson P A, May 13, 1997: US05629384 (180 worldwide citation)

Polymers of the monomer N-acryloylmorpholine having a single reactive moiety at one end of the polymer chain have the following structure: ##STR1## wherein -Z-X-Y is a polymer capping moiety, such as mercaptan, X represents a saturated residue of a linear or branched aliphatic series of the general ...


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Joel S Douglas, Karen R Drexler: Diagnostic compositions and devices utilizing same. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, July 7, 1998: US05776719 (178 worldwide citation)

A dry chemistry dye indicator composition provides improved shelf life, stable color indication end point and capability for a system at near normal pH. The novel dry chemistry dye indication system comprises 3-Methyl-6-(sodium sulfonate)-benzothiazolinone-(2)-hydrazone (MBTH-S). A preferred dye sys ...


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J Fleming Dias, Ganapati R Mauze: Noninvasive blood chemistry measurement method and system. Hewlett Packard Co, John L Imperato, October 27, 1998: US05827181 (178 worldwide citation)

A noninvasive blood chemistry measurement method and system isolate measurement contributions due to a patient's blood to accurately measure blood chemistry. In accordance with a first preferred embodiment of the present invention a noninvasive blood chemistry measurement method decreases the blood ...


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Dale R Pfost, Torleif O Bjornson, Robert M Coppock, Carl Kowalski, Samuel A Marquiss, Donald S Murray, R Fred Pfost, Brian Sanford, Katherine L Puckett: Automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Paul R Harder, April 14, 1992: US05104621 (175 worldwide citation)

An automated multi-purpose analytical chemistry processing center and laboratory work station having a movable table for supporting microtiter plates and other fluid receptacles, a movable arm, and a modular mobile pod affixed for reciprocal movement along the arm. The workstation combines into a si ...


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J Wallace Parce: Fourier detection of species migrating in a microchannel. Caliper Technologies, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 16, 1997: US05699157 (174 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a microfluidic system for fast, accurate and low cost electrophoretic analysis of materials in the fields of chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology and numerous other fields. Light from periodically spaced regions along a channel in the microfluidic ...


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John Hedger Priest, Eric Michael Nelson: Dry reagent test strip comprising benzidine dye precursor and antipyrine compound. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 20, 1998: US05824491 (173 worldwide citation)

A dry reagent test strip for determining the concentration of an analyte in a liquid sample is described. The test strip has a matrix containing reagent detection chemistry, which includes an oxidase enzyme that can utilize the analyte as a substrate forming hydrogen peroxide, a benzidine dye precur ...


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Richard W Baker, Roger L Funk: Self-calibrating single-use sensing device for clinical chemistry and method of use. SenTech Medical Corporation, Kinney & Lange, March 31, 1987: US04654127 (171 worldwide citation)

A single-use sensing device for a clinical chemistry analyzer system includes a carrier which supports a capillary passage. Species selective sensors are located within a test chamber portion of the capillary passage. A rotatable multichamber reservoir having a calibrant chamber for holding calibran ...


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John Wallace Parce, Michael R Knapp, Calvin Y H Chow, Luc Bousse: Controlled fluid transport in microfabricated polymeric substrates. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, Stacy Landry, Law Offices of Jonathan Alan Quine, May 29, 2001: US06238538 (170 worldwide citation)

Microfluidic devices are provided for the performance of chemical and biochemical analyses, syntheses and detection. The devices of the invention combine precise fluidic control systems with microfabricated polymeric substrates to provide accurate, low cost miniaturized analytical devices that have ...