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Rolfe C Anderson: Electronic detection of hybridization on nucleic acid arrays. Affymetrix, Philip L McGarrigle, Alan B Sherr, Ivan D Zitkovsky, June 11, 2002: US06403317 (39 worldwide citation)

A method of detecting locations on a nucleic acid probe array at which hybridization occurs between targets in a fluid sample and nucleic acid probes disposed on a surface of the nucleic acid probe array, comprising: measuring the temperature at a plurality of locations on the surface of the nucleic ...


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Seiichiro Yagi, Kazutami Oishi, Takashi Inoue, Masaru Sasaki: Headlamp for vehicle. Koito Manufacturing, Sughrue Mion PLLC, October 3, 2006: US07114837 (37 worldwide citation)

A plurality of lighting units using light emitting diodes as light sources is accommodated in a lamp housing in such a state as to be supported on a common metallic support member provided tiltably. When a part or all of the lighting units are turned on, the light emitting diodes generate heat with ...


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Shigeru Takagi, Yukihisa Takeuchi, Shigeru Kamiya, Masahiro Tomita, Kiyohiko Oishi, Kiyoshi Kobashi: Exhaust gas cleaning device for internal combustion engine. Nippon Soken, Toyota Jidosha Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 4, 1984: US04485622 (37 worldwide citation)

An exhaust gas cleaning device comprises at least one exhaust gas flowing passage, at least one particulates collecting member composed of two filter elements having different heat capacity, which is disposed within the exhaust gas flowing passage and heating means which is interposed between the fi ...


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Thomas K Gregory, Kerry O Banke, John A Mossman, John W Stevenson, Edward D Suszynski: Medical thermometer. Welch Allyn, James R Brueggemann, Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, December 14, 1999: US06000846 (36 worldwide citation)

An improved prediction-type medical thermometer that provides an accurate estimate of a patient's temperature in substantially reduced time as compared to prior thermometers of this kind. This improved performance is achieved by using a special hollow probe tip having a low heat capacity and incorpo ...


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Yuichiro Higashi, Youichi Ishikawa: Fixing device for electrophotographic apparatus. Nitto Kogyo, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, November 7, 1995: US05465146 (36 worldwide citation)

A fixing device to be used in electrophotographic apparatus for providing a clear fixed image with no offset with use of no oil or the least amount of oil, wherein an endless fixing belt provided with a metal body having a release thin film thereon is stretched between a fixing roller having a elast ...


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James R Braig, Daniel S Goldberger, Roger O Herrera, Mark L Yelderman: Disposable anti-fog airway adapter. Square One Technology, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, August 1, 2000: US06095986 (35 worldwide citation)

A disposable anti-fog airway adapter for use with a mainstream respiratory gas analyzer which provides a measurement of a patient's inhaled and exhaled gases. The airway adapter includes windows that are constructed of a thin, low heat capacity plastic that rapidly equilibrates to the temperature of ...


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David S Lieberman: System and method for an improved calorimeter for determining thermodynamic properties of chemical and biological reactions. Lyon & Lyon, February 27, 2001: US06193413 (34 worldwide citation)

A system and method for an improved calorimeter for determining thermodynamic properties of biological and chemical reactions. A microcalorimeter device comprises a thin amorphous membrane anchored to a frame. Thermometers and heaters are placed on one side of a thermal conduction layer mounted on t ...


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Robert A Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Frosch, Shaik A Qader: Solar heated fluidized bed gasification system. Monte F Mott, John R Manning, Paul F McCaul, September 22, 1981: US04290779 (34 worldwide citation)

A solar-powered fluidized bed gasification system for gasifying carbonaceous material. The system includes a solar gasifier (10) which is heated by fluidizing gas and steam. Energy to heat the gas and steam is supplied by a high heat capacity refractory honeycomb (16) which surrounds the fluid bed r ...


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Huntress Howard B, Novotny Raymond J: Disc brakes with cooling rods. Abex Corporation, Kinzer Plyer Dorn & McEachran, August 12, 1975: US3899054 (34 worldwide citation)

Disc brake structure which includes a rotor presenting two spaced walls with a plurality of rods connected to the interior surfaces thereof so that air passing from the center of the rotor between the interior surfaces of the rotor walls and outward from the rotor is constrained to follow a substant ...


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Rodney L Biltonen, Donald B Mountcastle, Jaak Suurkuust: Differential calorimeter based on the heat leak principle. University of Va Alumni Patents Foundation, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, March 17, 1981: US04255961 (33 worldwide citation)

A differential scanning calorimeter based on the heat leak principle having a reference measuring cell and a sample measuring cell symmetrically seated within a copper heat sink surrounded by an isothermal shield. Each measuring cell includes a cylindrical stainless steel ampoule which contains a te ...



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