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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 (361 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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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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Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation. Minnesota Medical Physics, September 21, 2004: US06795728 (200 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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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 (184 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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Jeffrey M Novak: Bar code lottery ticket handling system. Spectra Physics Scanning Systems, Thomas M Freiburger, August 24, 1993: US05239165 (160 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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Victor Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia. Minnesota Medical Physics, Craig Gregersen, February 7, 2006: US06994706 (150 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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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 ...


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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 (144 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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Danial J Tierney, P Guy Howard: Hand-mounted bar code reader. Spectra Physics, Donald C Feix, T M Freiburger, Paul Davis, August 23, 1988: US04766299 (135 worldwide citation)

A hand worn laser bar code reader scanner device is of compact design and adapted to be worn comfortably on the back of the hand of the user. A switch associated with the laser is attached to a hand strap such that the bar code reader is switched on and off by deliberate flexure of muscles in the us ...


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Valentin M Gelikonov, Grigory V Gelikonov, Natalia D Gladkova, Vladimir I Leonov, Felix I Feldchtein, Alexander M Sergeev, Yakov I Khanin: Optical fiber interferometer with PZT scanning of interferometer arm optical length. Optical Coherence Technologies, Pearne Gordon McCoy & Granger, February 2, 1999: US05867268 (131 worldwide citation)

The invention is related to technical physics, in particular to devices for investigating the internal structure of objects and can be used in medicine for diagnostics of human organs and systems, in particular for optical coherence tomography and in technical diagnostics, for example technological ...



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