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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 (37 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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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 (35 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 (35 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 (34 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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Seiichiro Yagi, Kazutami Oishi, Takashi Inoue, Masaru Sasaki: Headlamp for vehicle. Koito Manufacturing, Sughrue Mion PLLC, October 3, 2006: US07114837 (34 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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Jane H Pejsa: Energy submetering system. Honeywell, Charles G Mersereau, March 25, 1986: US04577977 (33 worldwide citation)

A system for submetering artificial energy consumption in a multi-user environment in which a single central system source services the several separate users by means of individual space conditioning subsystems is disclosed which enables accurate proportioning of subsystem energy consumption by mon ...


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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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Joachim Wunning: Pass-through furnace for heat recovery in the heat treatment of aggregates of metallic articles or parts. Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, April 15, 1986: US04582301 (33 worldwide citation)

For recovery of heat, aggregates of metallic articles through which gas can flow are carried in a succession of baskets through a preheat zone, a treatment zone and a cooling zone of a heat treatment furnace and a heat transfer gas is constrained to flow vertically through the baskets in succession, ...


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Nathan Sclar: Thermoelectric infrared detector array. Rockwell International Corporation, H Fredrick Hamann, Craig O Malin, December 10, 1985: US04558342 (33 worldwide citation)

The detecting element of a thermoelectric infrared detector consists of p-n junctions of a thermopile which are located on a thin layer of unsupported silicon dioxide. The silicon dioxide spans an opening which extends through a silicon semiconductor substrate. The reference junctions of the thermop ...


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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 (32 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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