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Eric R Cosman: Automatic over-temperature control apparatus for a therapeutic heating device. Richard J Birch, March 13, 1990: US04907589 (585 worldwide citation)

The use of radio frequency currents to heat and destroy neurological tissues is well known in the field of neurosurgery and typically involves monitoring of the tissue temperature as it is being heated by an in-dwelling electrode. This patent deals with an apparatus and method which enables the oper ...


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Richard A Coy, Roy A Waycaster: Temperature control apparatus. Coy Corporation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 12, 1989: US04865986 (174 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is disclosed for controlling the heating and cooling of a plurality of upright containers containing a mixture used for performing gene amplification. The apparatus includes a support rack comprising aluminum blocks which is partially submerged in a thermally conductive fluid such that at ...


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Lynn D Larson: Temperature control for a bed. Dennis L Thomte, Zarley McKee Thomte Voorhees & Sease, September 7, 1999: US05948303 (118 worldwide citation)

A temperature control apparatus for a bed includes at least one heating element, mounted in a resting surface on a mattress of the bed for warming at least a first are(a of the resting area. A temperature sensor is located to detect the temperature of the first area of the resting area, and transmit ...


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Marilyn J Stapleton, Warren R Jewett: Temperature control apparatus and method. Gene Tec Corporation, Olive & Olive, January 25, 1994: US05281516 (90 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for performing automated sample preparation, DNA amplification and detection, which apparatus has heat-sinking, flat carriers for holding specimens and reagents, devices for heating and cooling and maintaining the specimen to or at any given temperature for any given time per ...


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Howard B Rosen: Thermostat incorporating a carbon dioxide sensor suitable for reading using potentiostat techniques, and environmental control system incorporating such thermostat. June 17, 2003: US06578770 (88 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and modifying the quality and temperature of air within a conditioned space includes a blower unit, an optional damper unit for selectively admitting outside air into the conditioned space, a temperature moderating unit and a control unit. The control unit includes a thermost ...


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Howard B Rosen, Steven D Dushane: Thermostat incorporating thin film carbon dioxide sensor and environmental control system. David T Bracken, June 4, 2002: US06398118 (80 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and modifying the quality and temperature of air within a conditioned space includes a blower unit, a damper unit for selectively admitting outside air into the conditioned space, a temperature moderating unit and a control unit. The control unit includes a thermostat and con ...


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Peter R Cashmore: Fluid flow and temperature control apparatus. The Computer Shower Company, Watson Cole Grindle & Watson, October 25, 1994: US05358177 (74 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided to supply a liquid, for example water, at a constant temperature, for example to a shower by mixing two supplies of the liquid, one hot and the other cold. Control of the output temperature is effected by measuring and controlling the flow rate in one or both of the supplies by ...


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Richard C Meyer, Malbone W Greene: Temperature control apparatus for automated clinical analyzer. Beckman Instruments, William H May, Arnold Grant, Gary T Hampson, June 12, 1990: US04933146 (69 worldwide citation)

A temperature control apparatus for controlling the temperature of a plurality of cuvettes consisting of an annular sealed chamber containing a refrigerant, means fixed to the sealed chamber for receiving the sample cuvettes, a heater in thermal contact with the sealed chamber, and a temperature sen ...


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Tae hoon Kim, Byung chul Kim, Young woo Lee, Tae ryong Kim: Thermoelectric-cooling temperature control apparatus for semiconductor device fabrication facility. Samsung Electronics, Volentine Francos PLLC, January 1, 2002: US06334311 (69 worldwide citation)

A thermoelectric-cooling temperature control apparatus for a semiconductor device fabrication facility maintains a temperature condition, such as the temperature of a wafer, stable during the fabrication process. The apparatus includes a heat exchanger having a thermoelectric cooling element which p ...


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Hideaki Sato, Takashi Kitamura, Koichi Masegi, Kazuo Hoshito: Semiconductor laser apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, July 6, 1982: US04338577 (67 worldwide citation)

Semiconductor laser apparatus wherein a semiconductor laser device and a temperature sensor for sensing the temperature of the laser device are mounted on a heat sink or base and airtightly encapsulated. In one embodiment the heat sink or base is mounted on temperature control apparatus which in tur ...