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John D Madden, Tanya S Kanigan, Serge Lafontaine, Ian W Hunter: Conducting polymer actuator. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bromberg & Sunstein, June 19, 2001: US06249076 (427 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of actuators having an active member including a polymer having a surface, an electrolyte coupled to the surface, and an electrolyte are provided. Actuators which, when an electrical potential is applied across the electrolyte between the active member and the counter electrode, exert fo ...


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Haruhiko H Asada, Phillip Shaltis, Devin B McCombie, Andrew T Reisner: Wearable blood pressure sensor and method of calibration. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers, January 5, 2010: US07641614 (37 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for measuring arterial blood pressure at an extremity of a subject. Arterial blood pressure is derived from a circulatory measurement performed on an extremity of a subject and the circulatory measurement is normalized to account for the instantaneous vertical displacement of t ...


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Omar F Jimenez, Yefim Safris: Expandable intervertebral cage. Ex Technology, Patterson Thuente Pedersen P A, June 6, 2017: US09668879 (3 worldwide citation)

An expandable intervertebral cage device includes a first base plate and a second base plate, a proximal block with internal threading that mechanically couples the first base plate and the second base plate, and a distal block comprising an internal passage. The device has exactly two arm assemblie ...


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Omar F Jimenez: Stable device for intervertebral distraction and fusion. Ex Technology, Patterson Thuente Pedersen P A, January 16, 2018: US09867717 (1 worldwide citation)

Improved methods and apparatuses for vertebral body distraction and fusion in accordance with various embodiments employ mechanisms for stabilizing a device so that the device can stay in the body and stably support the disc space during vertebral fusion following distraction of the adjacent vertebr ...


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Chen Feng, Ynjiun P Wang, William H Havens, Jianhua Li: Focus module and components with actuator. Hand Held Products, Additon Higgins & Pendleton P A, August 22, 2017: US09739911

A focus module contains a boundary element and a focus element. The focus element includes a fluid and a deformable membrane, with the fluid being entrapped between the boundary element and the deformable membrane. The focus module also includes a pressure element, which is capable of deforming the ...


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Haruhiko H Asada, Phillip Shaltis, Devin B McCombie, Andrew T Reisner: Wearable blood pressure sensor and method of calibration. Bromberg & Sunstein, March 8, 2007: US20070055163-A1

Methods and apparatus for measuring arterial blood pressure at an extremity of a subject. Arterial blood pressure is derived from a circulatory measurement performed on an extremity of a subject and the circulatory measurement is normalized to account for the instantaneous vertical displacement of t ...


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Mark B Cannell, Ralph Paul Cooney, Paul Kilmartin, Christian Soeller, Jadranka Travas Sejdic: Microfabricated device. Auckland UniServices, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, March 11, 2010: US20100061870-A1

A microfabricated device (10) includes a structure (12) defining a closed fluid delivery channel (14), the channel (14) having an inlet (16) and an opposed outlet (18). A conducting polymer actuator (20) is arranged within the fluid delivery channel (14). At least a part of the actuator (20) is conf ...


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Asada Haruhiko H, Shaltis Phillip, Mccombie Devin B, Reisner Andrew T: Wearable blood pressure sensor and method of calibration. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Asada Haruhiko H, Shaltis Phillip, Mccombie Devin B, Reisner Andrew T, SUNSTEIN Bruce D, March 1, 2007: WO/2007/024777

Methods and apparatus for measuring arterial blood pressure at an extremity of a subject. Arterial blood pressure is derived from a circulatory measurement performed on an extremity of a subject and the circulatory measurement is normalized to account for the instantaneous vertical displacement of t ...


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Cannell Mark B, Cooney Ralph Paul, Kilmartin Paul, Soeller Christian, Travas Sejdic Jadranka: A microfabricated device. Auckland Uniservices, Cannell Mark B, Cooney Ralph Paul, Kilmartin Paul, Soeller Christian, Travas Sejdic Jadranka, F B RICE Level 23 44 Market Street Sydney NSW 2000, February 8, 2007: WO/2007/015650

A microfabricated device (10) includes a structure (12) defining a closed fluid delivery channel (14), the channel (14) having an inlet (16) and an opposed outlet (18). A conducting polymer actuator (20) is arranged within the fluid delivery channel (14). At least a part of the actuator (20) is conf ...


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SMART SENSING SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS. August 10, 2017: US20170224280-A1

A smart patch including multi-component strands integrated into clothing or other textiles where the strands of the smart patch include sensory elements that can simultaneously measure tactile forces, moisture/wetness, and other signals, such as biopotentials. A sensing system comprising: a first se ...