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Charles F Morrison Jr: Electrosurgical instrument. Valleylab, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Joseph J Baker, February 21, 1978: US04074718 (538 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument comprising a support member; at least one electrode mounted on the support, the electrode consisting essentially of a material having a figure of merit of at least 0.15 at room temperature where the figure of merit is the product of the thermal conductivity, the heat ca ...


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Farin Guenter, Fischer Klaus: Coagulation electrode.. Erbe Elektromedizin, November 25, 1987: EP0246350-A1 (449 worldwide citation)

Coagulation electrodes are described which are intended for the thermal coagulation of biological tissue by means of high-frequency electrical alternating current. The area adjoining the contact surface of the coagulation electrode is designed as a heat sink with such a great heat capacity value and ...


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David C Auth, Dale M Lawrence, Tim R Majoch: Fast pulse thermal cautery probe. Regents of the University of Washington, Seed and Berry, April 15, 1986: US04582057 (188 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized, endoscopically deliverable thermal cautery probe for cauterizing internal vessels. The probe is applied to tissues cold, and a large number of electric heating pulses of equal energy are then applied to an internal heating element in the probe. The probe has an internal heating eleme ...


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David Freger, Avner Gal, Alexander M Raykhman: Method of monitoring glucose level. A D Integrity Applications, Lilling & Lilling PC, October 11, 2005: US06954662 (175 worldwide citation)

The method of monitoring or measuring the concentration of glucose level in human and animal blood uses a non-invasive technique and includes measurements of the speed of sound through the blood, the conductivity of the blood, and the heat capacity of the blood, or by non-invasive measurement of any ...


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Jung hyun Lee, Young soo Park, Won tae Lee: Semiconductor memory device and method of fabricating the same. Samsung Electronics, Lee & Morse P C, January 16, 2007: US07164147 (129 worldwide citation)

Provided are a semiconductor memory device and a method of fabricating the same. The semiconductor memory device includes a heating portion interposed between a transistor and a data storing portion, and a metal interconnection layer connected to the data storing portion. The data storing portion in ...


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David C Auth, Dale M Lawrence, Tim R Majoch: Fast pulse thermal cautery probe and method. University of Washington, Seed and Berry, May 22, 1984: US04449528 (121 worldwide citation)

A miniaturized, endoscopically deliverable thermal cautery probe for cauterizing internal vessels. The probe is applied to tissues cold, and a large number of electric heating pulses of equal energy are then applied to an internal heating element in the probe. The probe has an internal heating eleme ...


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Gunther Nath, Albert Kreitmair, Vincent Jaeger: Apparatus for coagulation by heat radiation. Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, September 10, 1985: US04539987 (102 worldwide citation)

In a radiation coagulator having an electric incandescent lamp, in particular a tungsten-halogen low-voltage lamp, as radiation source, and a tissue contact element of a crystalline dielectric material transmissive to the radiation, forming a contact surface to be pressed against living body tissue, ...


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Hiroshi Torihara, Takayoshi Tanabe, Kenichi Ukai, Nobuyuki Takahashi: Illumination device, method for driving the illumination device and display including the illumination device. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, May 23, 2000: US06066920 (100 worldwide citation)

An illumination device includes a cold cathode fluorescent tube having a heat capacity of 0.035 Wsec/.degree. C. or less per unit length (1 cm) of a glass tube of a fluorescent section of the cold cathode fluorescent tube. The illumination device has a superior operation characteristic at a low temp ...


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Francesco Illy, Matthias Hell: Coffee machine. Francesco Illy, Creaholic, Randy W Lacasse, Wesley L Strickland, Lacasse & Associates, November 30, 1999: US05992298 (90 worldwide citation)

The coffee machine for different coffee types requires no preheating time and consumes no energy in the standby mode. It essentially comprises a water supply chamber (1), a pump (5), a continuous flow heater (8) for heating the water and a brewing chamber (10) for receiving the coffee (10'). The con ...


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Gordon M Greenblatt: Blood warming method and apparatus using gaseous heat exchange medium. Cahill Sutton & Thomas, November 17, 1987: US04707587 (80 worldwide citation)

A blood warming device circulates air as a heating medium through a heater element and heat exchangers to transfer heat from the air to chilled blood being forced through the channels in a disposable warming jacket. A temperature sensor is disposed near an outlet of the blood warming jacket. An elec ...



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