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Justin S Clark, William D Wallace: Noninvasive system and method for enhanced arterial oxygen saturation determination and arterial blood pressure monitoring. Medical Physics, Thorpe North Western, May 12, 1992: US05111817 (367 worldwide citation)

A noninvasive system and method for monitoring arterial oxygen saturation levels which may also be used to continuously and noninvasively monitor blood pressure, including generating a continuous blood pressure waveform. The apparatus of the described embodiment includes a red LED and an infrared LE ...


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Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation. Minnesota Medical Physics, September 21, 2004: US06795728 (231 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive treatment of deep subcutaneous fat deposits in lieu of cosmetic surgery is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a high voltage pulse generator connected to two or more needle electrodes at least one of which is configured for placement deeply under the sk ...


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Brad R Reddersen, Thomas L Durant: Aiming beam system for optical data reading device. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Lyon & Lyon, March 22, 1994: US05296689 (219 worldwide citation)

An optical scanning system including an aiming system which is particularly suitable for handheld scanners where the outgoing light is scanned over a desired angle in a scan plane. The aiming system includes a light source generating an optical beam along an outgoing optical path toward an object to ...


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Mahmoud A Makhlouf: Geometric display tools and methods for the visual specification, design automation, and control of adaptive real systems. Mark P White, September 7, 2004: US06789054 (200 worldwide citation)

This invention specifies physics-like computational models called M models. These models enable the specification and design automation of an integrated architecture of a real system. A new class of adaptive systems engineering tools called Adaptive Model-Reference (AMR) tools, supports the M comput ...


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Victor Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Minnesota Medical Physics, Craig Gregersen, February 7, 2006: US06994706 (173 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia are disclosed. The apparatus includes an applicator piece carrying a set of electrodes shaped and positioned to create a substantial electric field in the volume of hyperplasia and a pulse generator adapted for delivery of elect ...


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Jeffrey M Novak: Bar code lottery ticket handling system. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Thomas M Freiburger, August 24, 1993: US05239165 (166 worldwide citation)

A point of sale system involving a series of check stands with POS cash registers and bar code scanners includes a lottery ticket issuing and redemption system. A number pick stand in the store, apart from the checkout stands, enables the customer to choose numbers. Pick slips can be generated by th ...


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Jason P Luck, Daniel E Small: Real time markerless motion tracking using linked kinematic chains. Sandia Corporation, William R Conley, August 14, 2007: US07257237 (161 worldwide citation)

A markerless method is described for tracking the motion of subjects in a three dimensional environment using a model based on linked kinematic chains. The invention is suitable for tracking robotic, animal or human subjects in real-time using a single computer with inexpensive video equipment, and ...


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Martin P T Bradley, Leslie A Miller, Thomas J McCall, Duane L Middlebusher: Autosampler mechanism. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, October 23, 1984: US04478095 (148 worldwide citation)

A sampler for taking samples from multiple sources has a fixed, non-moving needle at a sampling station. A sample vial is lifted from a tray at the sampling station. The needle pierces the septum of the vial and enters the sample as the vial is lifted toward the needle. The sample vial is also rotat ...


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Victor I Chomenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation with improved comfort of patients. Minnesota Medical Physics, February 24, 2004: US06697670 (148 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for non-invasive treatment in lieu of cosmetic surgery is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a combination of a high and low voltage pulse generators connected to two or more electrodes placed on a treatment site of the patient's body. High voltage pulses, delivered to t ...


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James A Bixby: Apparatus for controlling exposure of a solid state image sensor array. Spin Physics, Robert F Cody, July 6, 1982: US04338514 (145 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling the exposure of a solid state image sensor array monitors the semiconductor substrate current produced as charge signal accumulates during an exposure of the array to radiant energy. The exposure of the array is controlled in response to an output signal representative o ...