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Chemical apparatus and process disinfecting, deodorizing, preserving, or sterilizing August list of inventions 08/08Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20080206092 - Device and methods of providing air purification in combination with superficial floor cleaning: The present invention is a system for and method of providing an autonomously mobile air purifier and surface cleaner in combination with a source of air fragrance in a single device for home or office use. The autonomously mobile air and surface cleaner and fragrancing system includes an air purifier,... Agent: S.c. Johnson & Son, Inc.
20080206093 - Suspension for reducing odours: The present invention relates to suspensions for odor reduction comprising a porous metal-organic framework material in a liquid, and also atomizer and methods for odor reduction using the suspensions. The invention likewise relates to the use of the suspensions for odor reduction.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080206094 - Method and apparatus for collection and treatment of encapsulated waste: An autoclave reactor for treating municipal solid waste (MSW) including agricultural waste and medical waste wherein the MSW may be encapsulated in plastic bags. The reactor is equipped with a loading internal guiding means for treating the waste in such a manner as to decompose the organic fraction into a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080206095 - Micro-organism reduction in liquid by use of a metal halide ultraviolet lamp: A method and apparatus for disinfection/pasteurization of fluids. There is provided a mercury/gallium metal halide ultraviolet lamp enclosed within an ozone free metallic doped quartz envelope, an ozone free, metallic doped quartz enclosure for the lamp, an in-line stationary spiral or internal thread of single or multiple leads surrounding the... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building
20080206096 - Medical packaging substrate for ozone sterilization: A medical packaging substrate that is able to withstand ozone sterilization without generating a significant amount of odor and without undergoing a substantial degradation in strength is provided. This is accomplished by selectively controlling the components of the medical packaging substrate to optimize ozone compatibility. For example, the medical packaging... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.a.
20080206097 - Automatic analyzer: An automatic analyzer which can perform automatic re-measurement, can release a sample for transfer to another unit, can easily perform pre-dilution of the sample, and is adaptable for a reduction in amount of the sample. The automatic analyzer comprises a reaction disk holding a plurality of reaction cells arranged in... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.c.
20080206098 - Sample processing apparatus and sample processing system: The present invention is to present a sample processing system that is capable of reducing the tasks involved in the connection of the transporting apparatus. The sample processing system comprises: the transporting apparatus 11 for transporting the sample container 32 to a predetermined position; and the analyzer 10 for analyzing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080206102 - Apparatus and methods for high-resolution and high-sensitivity assays: An apparatus allows separation, fractionation isolation and fraction collection simultaneously. The device consists of two major pieces, with one piece slides relatively to the other to facilitate the switching between separation and fractionation.... Agent: Shaorong Liu
20080206100 - Automatic analyzer: The automatic analyzer uses a sample pipetted into a sample vessel to perform analysis, the sample vessel being repeatedly cleaned and used. In order to prevent contamination of the sample vessel, which is caused by the measurement of general biologically-derived samples, from influencing the analysis, the automatic analyzer uses a... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.c.
20080206101 - Fluidic array devices and systems, and related methods of use and manufacturing: The instant application provides a fluidic array device having an elastomeric body that provides easy fluidic control of the device. The elastomeric body may include plurality of intersecting row and column channels. Reactions may occur at the intersection spots formed by the intersecting channels. Pinching applied at suitable locations along... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP
20080206099 - Magnetic separator and analyzer using the same: An analyzer which collects magnetic particles for immunological analysis includes a magnetic separator adapted to efficiently separate within a short time a reaction product formed by bonding substances such as an object to be measured and the magnetic particles, and a nonmagnetic component other than the reaction product, from a... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.c.
20080206104 - Accurate magnetic biosensor: The invention provides a method, a device and a system for determining the concentration of at least one sort of targets in a fluid containing at least one sort of polarizable of polarized magnetic labels in a fluid, the sensing surface comprising at least one sort of binding sites capable... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080206105 - Apparatus for determining the concentration of chemical components in a liquid or gaseous system using multiple sensors: The present invention provides a sensor system for determining a concentration of a chemical component in a fluid having a first sensor that senses a first physico-chemical property of the chemical component and, a second sensor that senses a second, different physico-chemical property of the chemical component.... Agent: Kusner & Jaffe Highland Place Suite 310
20080206103 - Method for the preparation of very stable, self-assembled monolayers on the surface of gold coated microcantilevers for application to chemical sensing: Methods for the preparation of a stable, self-assembled monolayer on the silicon surface or metallic coating of a microcantilever are disclosed. The methods produce a microcantilever suitable as a chemical sensor. In a microcantilever produced using one version of the method, a metallic coating is disposed on a side of... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.
20080206106 - Method and apparatus for rapidly concentrating particles for analysis of explosives: A fast alternative for detecting dangerous or illegal substances is taught that improves upon the relatively slow conventional batch method of collecting and concentrating particles in filters. The new method concentrates the particles on-line and almost instantaneously, taking advantage of their inertia. Particles are thus concentrated on the fly from... Agent: Juan Fernandez De La Mora
20080206107 - Gas sensor apparatus for automotive exhaust gas applications: A gas sensor apparatus and method of forming the same generally includes a gas sensor element comprising a heater and a plurality of electrodes. A ceramic substrate can be provided for supporting the electrodes on one side of the ceramic substrate and the heater on the opposite side of the... Agent: Attorney, Intellectual Property Honeywell International Inc.
20080206108 - Single cell sensor for measuring the partial pressure of oxygen: A single cell oxygen sensor apparatus and method are disclosed. An yttrium-based stabilized layer having electrical terminals connected to the yttrium-based stabilized layer can be provided on a substrate, wherein the yttrium-based stabilized layer is excitable by a constant current applied to the electrical terminals. A plurality of electrodes are... Agent: Bryan Anderson Attorney Intellectual Property Honeywell International Inc.
20080206109 - Electric pipette: The invention relates to an electric pipette (1) comprising a body (2), a tip part (4), a hook part (5), a push-button part (6) and a display part (7), said body (1) having a vertical axis (3) and at least one of the parts selected from the group consisting of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc
20080206111 - Device with a compressible matrix having homogeneous flow profile: A fluidic device containing a flow through chamber comprising an inlet port, an outlet port, and a fluid permeable, compressible matrix located in the chamber between said inlet port and said outlet port, and said compressible matrix having a higher flow resistance at higher compressions and a plurality of flow... Agent: Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. Patent Law Department
20080206110 - Separation structure: A capillary valve I (24) is associated with microconduit I (17). The flow direction through liquid outlet I (6) is directed upwards and/or liquid outlet I (6) is placed in a downwardly turned part of an inner wall of the separation microcavity (4), and/or the part of microconduit I (17)... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP
20080206112 - Modular test tube holder: A modular rack to hold a plurality of specimen containers for performing assays. The modular rack can be increased or decreased in holding capacity by adding or subtracting modules to the rack. The modular rack also has removable webs so that different size specimen containers may be retained by the... Agent: J. Gary Mohr
20080206113 - Hydrogen generating fuel cell cartridges: A gas-generating apparatus (12) includes a fuel introducing system that has a fuel transporting system that is pressure regulated and indexed. A reaction chamber (18) having a fluid fuel component (22) and an indexing mechanism (24) operatively connected to a solid fuel component are provided. The solid fuel component of... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group
20080206114 - Multilayer mounting mats and pollution control devices containing same: A multilayer mat for mounting a pollution control element in a pollution control device is provided. The mat comprises at least one first layer having at least one lateral edge requiring protection from exposure to (i) mechanical erosion forces generated by the impact of exhaust gases passing through a pollution... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20080206115 - Ozone generator: An ozone generator for generating ozone by applying a specified process to oxygen by discharge includes a first raw material gas supply unit for supplying the oxygen as a first raw material gas, and a second raw material gas supply unit for supplying an oxide compound gas as a second... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20080206116 - Friction stir welding method for laminated member and hydrogen reactor: Furthermore, under a state where those three or more metal sheets are so laminated that an edge of the first metal sheet protrude outward compared to an edge of the second metal sheet, the friction stir welding is executed by pressing a welding tool against only the edge of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20080206117 - Method and apparatus for reforming fuel: A gas mixture containing a fuel, water and air is supplied to one end of a reforming room, and a reformed gas containing hydrogen is discharged from the other end thereof. Two or more such reforming units are connected in series, and the upstream part of each reforming room is... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, Pc
20080206118 - Steriliser: A sterilizer comprising a sterilization chamber (12) and a cover (13). The cover is moveable between an open position and a closed position. When in the closed position, items may be sterilized within the chamber. When moved in the open position, the cover provides a sterile work surface on which... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20080206119 - Jacket of a steam sterilizer chamber: A jacket of a steam sterilizer embedding a sterilization chamber (3) consisting of two separated and independent each other parts of which a heating part (1) of the jacket embeds the sterilization chamber (3) while a filling part (2) of the jacket is advantageously arranged in the bottom part of... Agent: Oppedahl Patent Law Firm Llc08/21/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. list of inventions
20080199351 - Zero yield reactor and method of sanitizing air using zero yield reactor: An apparatus (and method) for sanitizing air includes a generating unit that generates reactive oxygen species and ozone from oxygen in air, received by the generating unit, to be sanitized, and a cancellation unit or conversion filter that cancels at least a portion of the ozone before the air is... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080199352 - Ex vivo antimicrobial devices and methods: A method and device for destroying and inhibiting exposure to microbes and infection includes a first element and a second element, and a power source. At least one of the elements includes antimicrobial metal, which, when energized by the power source, produces ions that are lethal to microbes. The device... Agent: Andrew J. Cornelius Kevican Weiss Bauerle & Hirsch
20080199354 - Hand sanitizer/sterilizer: A germicidal system and method for deactivating pathogens on the surface of a bodily extremity protected by a prophylactic covering substantially opaque to UV-C radiation. The device includes an enclosure having one or more openings through which the extremity can be inserted. The enclosure contains a radiation source configured to... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20080199353 - Ultraviolet sanitization in pharmacy environments: Systems and methods to reduce bioburden on at least a portion of a fluid transfer port include supplying a dose of radiation to the portion in optical communication with at least one source of radiation. In an illustrative example, a medical container, such as a vial or IV bag, receives... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20080199355 - Membrane concentrator: Apparatus for concentrating a nebulant comprising a nebulant flow conduit and a counter-flow conduit, or preferably, a plurality of alternating nebulant flow conduits and corresponding counter-flow conduits eg in layered or coaxial arrangement, and wherein at least a portion of the nebulant flow conduit and said counter-flow conduits define respective... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP
20080199356 - System with adapter for cleaning medical appliances: An adapter (1) for cleaning a medical appliance comprises a fluid channel (2) with an inlet (3) and at least one outlet (4.1), at least one outlet being provided with a coupling means (5.1) for an opening of a medical device. The coupling means (5.1) is designed as a single-use... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080199357 - Integrated centrifugal blood pump-oxygenator, an extracorporeal life support system and a method of de-bubbling and priming an extracorporeal life support system: The invention relates to an integrated centrifugal blood pump-oxygenator (1) comprising a housing (2) with a top (3) having a blood inlet (4), a blood outlet (5) and a gas inlet (6), and a bottom (7) having a rotational body (8) being rotatably arranged in a rotor-housing (9) of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080199358 - Automatic analyzer: An object of the present invention is to provide an automatic analysis method and an automatic analyzer which are suitable for improving throughput by changing reagents during analysis without placing a load on an operator, and without stopping the analysis. There is provided an automatic analysis method comprising the steps... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080199359 - Soil moisture sensor: A soil moisture sensor which includes a processor to derive soil moisture values and a memory store associated with said processor to store measured values on a periodic basis, wherein the processor scales the stored moisture values to establish a moisture range for the sensor that can be used to... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20080199360 - Method and composition for a platinum embedded sol gel optical chemical sensor with improved sensitivity and chemical stability: A process for manufacturing a material, (medium or matrix) to hold or encapsulate sensing molecules with enhanced sensitivity to oxygen gas and dissolved oxygen by mixing a platinum compound with sol-gel monomers and then coating the tip of an optical fiber is disclosed. The sol-gel polymerizes, trapping the platinum compound... Agent: Dennis L. Cook, Esq. The Law Offices Of Dennis L Cook PLLC
20080199361 - Hand-held pipetting device: A hand-held pipetting device for drawing liquid into and dispensing liquid from a pipette includes head and handle portions that are rotatably connected together. One or more extender modules may be connected between the head and handle portions. The handle portion includes a normally biased trigger mechanism that crimps flexible... Agent: Silber & Fridman
20080199362 - Microfluidics package and method of fabricating the same: A microfluidics package (1) comprising a substrate (6) having a top surface, said top surface comprises at least one fluid channel (11, 12), at least one fluidic chip (2) having a top surface, a bottom surface, at least one side surface, and at least one passage to allow a fluid... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20080199363 - Porous barrier media comprising color change indicators: The present invention provides porous barrier compositions comprising color change indicators and methods of making and using the same.... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP
20080199364 - Containers for reading and handling diagnostic reagents and methods of using the same: A container with a rotatable lid for reading and handling diagnostic reagents in tape form comprising a body portion, a lid portion, a continuous tape, a reagent-sensing device, and a storage device. The body portion includes an inner and outer surface. The lid portion is attached to the body portion... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20080199366 - Holder for specimen cup: The present invention comprises a holder for a specimen cup, the holder comprising a curved member with a handle and a lever extending continuously therefrom. The curved member receives, engages, and grips the specimen cup. The handle provides a means to hold and carry the specimen cup without soiling one's... Agent: Andrew D. O'brien
20080199365 - Planar registration of multi-well plate from well side: A multi-well plate such as a microtiter plate is secured from its well side in a manner that corrects or compensates for any deviations of the plate base from a planar configuration. This is achieved by an apparatus that includes an array of posts with exposed tips that define a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080199367 - Indoor air freshener: An air is dehumidified by a dehumidifier. Then the dehumidified air is heated, sterilized and deodorized at an air outlet.... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20080199368 - Night soil drying treatment apparatus: Foreign objects such as carbide and so forth are prevented from being adhered, solidified, accumulated in the interior of a drying cauldron every time drying treatment of night soil is completed, and heat transfer by a cauldron bottom heater caused by the accumulation of foreign objects is not prevented, thereby... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.
20080199369 - Extruded porous substrate and products using the same: A highly porous substrate is provided using an extrusion system. More particularly, the present invention enables the production of a highly porous substrate. Depending on the particular mixture, the present invention enables substrate porosities of about 60% to about 90%, and enables advantages at other porosities, as well. The extrusion... Agent: Geo2 Technologies
20080199370 - Efficient infrared-based reaction vessel: The present invention provides an efficient infrared (IR) reaction vessel system that includes an infrared reaction vessel having an optical window into a reaction reservoir that absorbs minimal infrared energy, a male cap attached to the reaction vessel that allows precise positioning with respect to an infrared heat source, and... Agent: Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
20080199371 - Microfluidic device for patterned surface modification: A microfluidic device and its use for the production of micro-arrays, in particular for the detection of protein interactions, is described. Said microfluidic device comprises a flow cell part (1) and a chip part (2) together forming at least two crossing, preferably perpendicular, closed channels (3, 4), said flow cell... Agent: Richard F. Jaworski C/o Cooper & Dunham
20080199372 - Thermochemical reactor for a cooling and/or heating apparatus: The invention relates to a thermochemical reactor (1) for a cooling and/or heating apparatus, comprising at least one reagent unit (2) which, by means of chemical combination, can absorb, a gas stream originating from a tank and which, by means of the reverse chemical reaction, cab desorb said gas stream... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20080199373 - Method and device for the production of alkylates: Disclosed is a device for the production of alkylate(s) by sulfuric acid alkylation of at least one isoparaffin such as isobutane with at least one olefin, such as butylenes. The device includes a mixing chamber for preparing a mixture of the isoparaffin with recycled reaction products. It also includes an... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080199374 - A method for arranging a chemical barrier in a gasifying reactor for black liquor, a chemical gasifying reactor, a barrier layer of a reactor and a method for manufacturing a building block for such a barrier layer: A chemical reactor and a method for arranging a ceramic barrier in a gasifying reactor, which reactor is arranged to convert high energy organic waste of black liquor type with a large amount of organic or inorganic alkali metal compounds, by high temperature oxidation with air or oxygen, whereby the... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter
20080199375 - Installation and device for guiding a gas for devices used to treat granular products by drying, film coating and coating: The invention relates to an installation (1) for guiding a gas for devices (44) used to treat granular products (56) by drying, film-coating or coating, especially an air intake unit, comprising a central distribution channel (2) that can be connected to a gas supplying device and is connected to outlets... Agent: Michael P. Morris Boehringer Ingelheim Usa Corporation08/14/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. list of inventions
20080193326 - Air decontamination device and method: An air decontamination device comprises an air stream generator (20), a nonthermal plasma filter (22), an ultraviolet radiation emitting device (24), an ozone catalysing device (26), and a hydrocarbon emitter (28). The air stream generator (20) generates and directs an air stream through or across the non-thermal plasma filter (22),... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20080193327 - Device for the treatment of a gaseous medium with plasma and method of protecting such a device against inflammation and/or explosion: The invention is related to an inflammation- and explosion-protected plasma-generating device (1) for the treatment of air, wherein the plasma is at least partially encased by a wire mesh, the wire mesh being dimensioned suchlike to allow for prevention of a flame to escape the housing. The invention is especially... Agent: Shoemaker And Mattare, Ltd
20080193328 - Systems for and methods of providing air purification in combination with fragrancing: The present invention is a system or device and method of providing air purification in combination with fragrancing in a single unit, such as a tabletop unit for home or office use in conjunction with a method of optimizing the air delivery rate versus noise specification of an air freshening... Agent: S.c. Johnson & Son, Inc.
20080193329 - Method and system for plasma treatment under high pressure: A method and system is provided for plasma treatment of material (202) at high pressure. The system used comprises a plasma generating means which comprises at least a first electrode (206) and a second electrode (208) for generating a plasma (204) pinned between the first electrode (206) and the second... Agent: Clark & Elbing LLP
20080193330 - Surface treatment apparatus: A surface treatment apparatus encompasses a gas introducing system configured to introduce a process gas from one end of a tubular treatment object; a vacuum evacuating system configured to evacuate the process gas from other end of the treatment object; an excited particle supplying system disposed at the gas supply... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc
20080193331 - Indicator strip and a device for automatic testing of liquids: A continuous indicator strip having a multiplicity of separate individual sequential test sections along the surface thereof, wherein a plurality of test sections are impregnated with the same indicator enabling the utilization of the strip for sequential repetitive testing of samples, the strip being provided with at least 20 such... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.c.
20080193332 - Apparatus and methods for dispensing sample holders: An apparatus and methods for dispensing sample holders for use in an automated sample analyzer is disclosed herein. The apparatus for dispensing sample holders includes a rotating carousel for housing stack of sample holders. Stacks of sample holders from the rotating carousel are fed into a chute where sample holders... Agent: Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP (formerly Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham)
20080193333 - Staining/covering system: The present invention provides a staining/covering system comprising a staining apparatus and a covering apparatus arranged in close proximity to each other, in which slide glass attached with a specimen sample stained in the staining apparatus can be transferred to the covering apparatus without using an apparatus for conveying the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080193334 - Two dimensional sample handler: A method for positioning a sample in a diagnostic analyzer includes: providing two or more sample carriers on a conveyor; providing a fixed registration element for each sample carrier at predetermined locations along the conveyor; providing a flexure device positioned between the sample carrier and the conveyor; advancing the sample... Agent: Philip S. Johnson Johnson & Johnson
20080193336 - Centrifugal force based microfluidic device for dilution and microfluidic system including the same: Provided are a centrifugal force based microfluidic device which can automatically perform a dilution operation and a microfluidic system including the same. The centrifugal force based microfluidic device for dilution includes a rotatable disk type platform, a mixing chamber disposed on the platform; a buffer solution storage disposed on a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080193335 - Electronic pipetting device for aspirating and dispensing of set liquid volumes: An electronic pipetting device for aspirating and dispensing of set liquid volume comprises a handle (1), to the lower part of which a stem assembly (3) is attached, and a control panel (2), whereas the control panel (2) is connected with the handle (1) in such a way that it... Agent: Michael Bednarek Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
20080193337 - Autoclave with shortenable work cycle, container to be employed therewith and full sterilisation treatment employing said container: An autoclave for the sterilisation of clinical dental instruments is described, of the type comprising a sterilisation chamber (1) equipped with a series of appliance fittings (4) for the inflow and outflow of fluids, and apt to contain a load of instruments onto which to carry through a sterilisation cycle,... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080193338 - Microplate kit: A reusable microplate kit for use in the life sciences industry includes a microplate and a removable lid. The microplate includes a sample area with a plurality of individual wells and a hollow outer frame formed around the sample area, the frame being shaped to include a plurality of openings... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman
20080193339 - Dispersing fragrances: A fragrance disperser in one form includes a single fan that passes air over a wicked single or double fragrance. A second form has the fan reversible to provide two different airstreams that evaporate respective different fragrances one after the other. Where two fragrances are provided, the evaporation may be... Agent: Stites & Harbison Pllc
20080193340 - Fluidized bed sparger: This invention relates to a sparger for injecting a gas-containing feed into a fluidized-bed, wherein the diffuser pipe is angled at least about 12.5° from vertical for gas velocities exiting the diffusers pipe at v less than 45.7 m/sec, and at least about 12.5° exp [0.00131 v] from vertical for... Agent: The Dow Chemical Company
20080193341 - Arrangement for sterilising objects by electron bombardment: The invention relates to a facility (1) for sterilizing objects by electron bombardment, this facility comprising a first conveyor (6) and a second conveyor (30) which are used for transporting objects (2) and placed on either side of a treatment chamber (14). According to the invention, the facility is provided... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.
20080193342 - Plasma processing apparatus: An electrode 30 is provided at its discharge space forming surface with a solid dielectric 50. The electrode 30 is received in a casing 20 such that the solid dielectric 50 on the discharge space forming surface is exposed. An in-casing space 29 between the casing 20 and the electrode... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc
20080193343 - Ozone generator: The invention relates to an ozone generator, comprising two electrodes and a dielectric layer arranged between the above such that between the dialectic layer and one of the electrodes an ozonizing gap is formed, through which an oxygen-containing gas can be run. In the direction of the flow of the... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20080193344 - Energy conversion system: An energy conversion system includes a water-containing vessel with a transparent sidewall. Energized carbon rods are fed into the vessel such that the carbon rods are immersed in the water. The carbon rods are juxtaposed sufficiently that electrical arcing occurs between them, causing decomposition of some water molecules into constituent... Agent: Allan L Harms
20080193345 - Ebullated bed hydroprocessing systems: An ebullated bed hydroprocessing system, and also a method for upgrading a pre-existing ebullated bed hydroprocessing system, involves introducing a colloidal or molecular catalyst, or a precursor composition capable of forming the colloidal or molecular catalyst, into an ebullated bed reactor. The colloidal or molecular catalyst is formed by intimately... Agent: Workman Nydegger
20080193346 - Catalytic reactor: A compact catalytic reactor for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (50) comprises a reactor module (70) defining a multiplicity of first and second flow channels arranged alternately, for carrying a gas mixture, and a coolant respectively. A removable gas-permeable catalyst structure (82) with a substrate for example of metal foil is provided in... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20080193347 - Catalytic reactor: A compact catalytic reactor for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis defines a multiplicity of first and second flow channels arranged alternately in the reactor, for carrying a gas mixture which undergoes Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, and a coolant fluid, respectively. Each first flow channel contains a removable gas-permeable catalyst structure incorporating a metal substrate. A... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20080193348 - Liquid transport member: The present invention provides an improved liquid transport member that maintains high transport characteristics with respect to highly polar liquids in particular not only during initial use but also in usage environments. This liquid transport member includes a base material having a plurality of grooves formed in a predetermined pattern... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20080193349 - Combustion device that produces hydrogen with the re-use of captured co2: The combustion device according to the invention produces gases containing CO2 and water vapour and comprises a circulating fluidized bed reaction chamber (1, 2), a separator (10, 20), heat recovery means of which a part is situated in a dense fluidized bed (12, 12a, 22), wherein the part located in... Agent: Alstom Power Inc. Intellectual Property Law Dept.08/07/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. list of inventions
20080187457 - Antibacterial titanium dioxide compositions: An acrylic or other polymer composition, optionally containing aluminum trihydrate, and having undoped or doped titanium dioxide dispersed throughout is disclosed. Said composition provides a “renewable” surface and further provides a highly-sterile surface upon photoactivation of the surface by at least either low-level ultraviolet irradiation or ambient/natural light (as when... Agent: Hunton & Williams/new York Intellectual Property Dept.
20080187458 - Air purifying process: A process of purifying air includes selecting a room vapor generator having a housing having a floor mounted therein for generating a stream of air therethrough and having at least one possibly charged probe positioned in the air stream for generating positive ions in the air stream and at least... Agent: William M. Hobby, Iii
20080187460 - Closure for tubular access port: A closure for a tubular access port in a medical fluid flow line or other container comprises a removable cap for enclosing and sealing the tubular access port. The cap has a closed end wall. The end wall carries an extending poker to facilitate the pushing of an antiseptic-carrying material... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP
20080187459 - Disinfectant compositions and methods of use thereof: The present invention discloses a highly potent, non-toxic, disinfectant that can be used for a wide breadth of applications. The disinfectant comprises hydrogen peroxide (H202), orange terpene oil, orange valencia oil, a non-ionic emulsifier (polysorbate 80), and water (H20). Applications of the disinfectant include, but are not limited to, uses... Agent: David S. Resnick
20080187461 - Protein, method for immobilizing protein, structure, biosensor, nucleic acid, vector and kit for detecting target substance: It is intended to provide an anti-photocrosslinking group antibody capable of specifically binding to a photocrosslinking group and available in the binding of a substrate and a substance of interest in a microstructure, a complex protein including at least the antibody or at least a portion thereof, and a technique... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20080187462 - Physiologically active substance-immobilized substrate: It is an object of the present invention to provide a physiologically active substance-immobilized substrate wherein the stability of the physiologically active substance has been improved by adding a compound having the effect of suppressing deactivation to the substrate on which the physiologically active substance has been immobilized. The present... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080187463 - Electromagnetic radiation interaction components, fluorimetry systems, semiconductor constructions, and electromagnetic radiation emitter and conduit construction: Some embodiments include methods of forming voids within semiconductor constructions. In some embodiments the voids may be utilized as microstructures for distributing coolant, for guiding electromagnetic radiation, or for separation and/or characterization of materials. Some embodiments include constructions having micro-structures therein which correspond to voids, conduits, insulative structures, semiconductor structures... Agent: Wells St. John P.s.
20080187464 - Microscope slide load/unload mechanism: An apparatus for the feeding of microscope slides from a storage device to a slide stage.... Agent: Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
20080187466 - Container for holding biologic fluid for analysis: A container for holding a biologic fluid sample for analysis is provided which includes a chamber and a label. The chamber includes a first wall, a transparent second wall, and a plurality of features including features spatially located within the chamber. The transparent second wall permits a fluid sample quiescently... Agent: O'shea, Getz & Kosakowski, P.C.
20080187465 - Instrument container having multiple chambers with flow pathways therebetween: A multi-chamber instrument container for microbially deactivating medical, dental, veterinary and mortuary instruments and articles. A pressure differential between chambers causes fluid flow therebetween, thus flowing fluid through internal passages of instrument extending between the chambers.... Agent: Kusner & Jaffe Highland Place Suite 310
20080187467 - Apparatus for long-term operation of a heterogeneously catalyzed gas phase partial oxidation of at least one organic compound: Apparatus for the long-term operation of a heterogeneously catalyzed gas phase partial oxidation of at least one organic compound over a catalyst bed, in which, in order to counteract the deactivation of the catalyst bed, the working pressure in the gas phase is increased during the operating time of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080187468 - Catalyst: A catalyst support is made by coating a metal substrate with a solution containing a precursor for a ceramic and an amphiphilic compound, and treating the coating such that it forms a micelle structure. The coating is then treated to form a mesoporous ceramic coating on the metal substrate. The... Agent: Law Offices Of William H. Holt
20080187469 - Chemical reaction cartridge: Disclosed is a chemical reaction cartridge including a substrate which is a rigid body and an elastic body, and a flow path and two or more chambers connected by the flow path are formed inside the cartridge, the cartridge is structured so as to move or block a fluid substance... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080187470 - Thermally stable ceramic media for use in high temperature environments: A chemical processing apparatus that utilizes a ceramic media sintered at a lower temperature than the apparatus' maximum exposure temperature is described. The media's physical and chemical properties may contribute to its thermal stability when exposed to temperatures that exceed the media's sintering temperature by at least 50° C.... Agent: Saint-gobain Corporation
20080187471 - Biodegradable surface layer film for pools or spas to prevent evaporation and heat loss: The present invention relates to swimming pools and other pools of standing water, and in particular to a dispensing unit that distributes a chemical solution that reduces evaporation and heat loss by forming a film or monomolecular layer over the surface or substantial surface area of the swimming pool or... Agent: Clifford G. Frayne
20080187472 - Magnetic bead-based arrays: The present invention relates to magnetic particle separators using micromachined magnetic arrays and more particularly, to magnetic particle separators or manipulators using controlled magnetization on micromachined magnetic arrays for the separation of cells and other biological materials. The present invention also pertains to using such devices for the separation and... Agent: James L. Wilcox, Esq. Joseph Aceto, Esq.
20080187473 - Vacuum vessel for treatment of oils: A vacuum vessel for continuous or semi-continuous treatment of oils in connection with deodorization comprises spaces (12, 121, 122) through which oil to be treated is brought to pass and means to heat or cool the oil in the form of U-tubes. There are perforated pipes (26) arranged at the... Agent: Michaud-duffy Group LLP
20080187474 - Microfluidic valve filler and valve unit including the same: Provided are a valve filler and a valve unit including the valve filler. The valve filler includes: a phase transition material; and a heating fluid comprising a carrier oil and a plurality of micro heating particles suspended in the carrier oil, the heating fluid being mixed with the phase transition... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLCPrevious industry: Alloys or metallic compositions
Next industry: Chemistry of inorganic compounds
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