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Inventor:
Ishikawa; Muriel Y.
Address:
Livermore, CA
No. of patents:
209
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8585684 Reaction device controlled by magnetic control signal November 19, 2013
Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled reaction device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to various embodiments, a reaction device is placed in an environment in order to perform a chemical
8585627 Systems, devices, and methods including catheters configured to monitor biofilm formation having November 19, 2013
Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are described for providing an actively-controllable disinfecting implantable device configured to, for example, treat or prevent an infection in a biological subject.
8584692 Electromagnetic flow regulator, system, and methods for regulating flow of an electrically condu November 19, 2013
Disclosed embodiments include electromagnetic flow regulators for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid, systems for regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid, methods of regulating flow of an electrically conductive fluid, nuclear fission reactors, systems fo
8584670 Method, composition, and system to control pH in pulmonary tissue of a subject November 19, 2013
Methods, pharmaceutical compositions, and systems are provided which include a method for treating a pulmonary viral infectious disease in a subject. The method includes administering a pharmaceutical composition including at least one agent to a pulmonary tissue of the subject, wher
8571791 Remote processing of selected vehicle operating parameters October 29, 2013
Exemplary methods, systems and components enable selective control of an operational mode for a vehicle that is subject to an administrative standard. In some instances a qualified person or entity may attain a possible consequential result related to a user-selected vehicle operatio
8571740 Vehicle system for varied compliance benefits October 29, 2013
Exemplary methods, systems and components enable selective control of an operational mode for a vehicle that is subject to an administrative standard. In some instances a qualified person or entity may attain a possible consequential result related to a user-selected vehicle operatio
8571731 Hybrid vehicle qualification for preferential result October 29, 2013
Exemplary methods, systems and components enable selective control of an operational mode for a vehicle that may be subject to an administrative standard. In some instances a qualified person or entity may attain a possible consequential result related to a user-selected vehicle oper
8568388 Remote controlled in situ reaction device October 29, 2013
Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled reaction device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to various embodiments, a reaction device is placed in an environment in order to perform a chemical
8563965 Doped graphene electronic materials October 22, 2013
A graphene substrate is doped with one or more functional groups to form an electronic device.
8562657 Photopatterning of skin October 22, 2013
Methods and systems for treating skin for aesthetic or health purposes are described. According to various embodiments, photoresponsive materials and light are delivered in a controlled fashion to produce a patterned distribution of a material in the skin.
8562540 Method and system for adaptive vision modification October 22, 2013
Methods and systems for modifying or enhancing vision are described. In exemplary embodiments, neural or neuromuscular activity is analyzed to determine a focus or other quality of a visual input, and the focus or quality information used as a basis for controlling an adjustable lens
8301320 Vehicle system for varied compliance benefits October 30, 2012
Exemplary methods, systems and components enable selective control of an operational mode for a vehicle that is subject to an administrative standard. In some instances a qualified person or entity may attain a possible consequential result related to a user-selected vehicle operatio
8295941 Systems configured to power at least one device disposed in a living subject, and related appara October 23, 2012
Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to systems configured to power at least one device disposed in a living subject, apparatuses configured to be disposed in a living subject and export power stored in an energy-storage device, and related methods of powering at least one devic
8291716 Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable turbine stator October 23, 2012
A hybrid propulsive technique includes providing a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one jet engine. The at least one jet engine includes an at least one turbine section, wherein the at least one turbine section includes at least one turbine stage. The
8290712 Food content detector October 16, 2012
A system may include utensil means for portioning a foodstuff into a first portion and a second portion, a means for detecting a first portion size for the first portion with the utensil means, a means for detecting a second portion size for the second portion with the utensil means, and
8289665 Systems and methods for grounding power line sections to clear faults October 16, 2012
Systems and methods for dynamically clearing faults in a power transmission line involve automatically terminating ends of a section of the power line while preserving electrical and/or physical continuity of the power line. The terminating of the ends is reversed at about voltage ze
8285488 Food content detector October 9, 2012
A system may include utensil means for portioning a foodstuff into a first portion and a second portion, a means for detecting a first portion size for the first portion with the utensil means, a means for detecting a second portion size for the second portion with the utensil means, and
8285073 Distortion compensated imaging October 9, 2012
Certain aspects can relate to responsive to the at least some input compensating information, imaging the at least the portion of the individual in a manner to limit at least some distorting effects of the at least the portion of the at least one distorting feature associated with th
8284058 Electronic tag with indicator October 9, 2012
An electronic tag may include a human perceptible indicator configured to indicate a need for one or more treatments by at least one corresponding plant.
8284046 Health-related signaling via wearable items October 9, 2012
Systems and methods are described for configuring and using displays, speakers, or other output devices positioned by an article of clothing or other such structure wearable by a healthcare recipient, for example, in a clinic or residential care facility.
8282593 Systems, devices, and methods including infection-fighting and monitoring shunts October 9, 2012
Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are described for providing an actively controllable shunt configured to, for example, monitor, treat, or prevent an infection.
8282212 Vision modification with reflected image October 9, 2012
Various embodiments of methods and systems for improving and enhancing vision are disclosed. Adjustable lenses or optical systems may be used to provide adaptive vision modification. In some embodiments, vision modification may be responsive to the current state of the user's visual
8280520 Systems configured to locate a photonic device disposed in a living subject, and related apparat October 2, 2012
In an embodiment, a system includes a biocompatible photonic device configured for disposal within a living subject and a location-indicating aid associated with the photonic device. The location-indicating aid is configured to facilitate locating the biocompatible photonic device wi
8279545 High bandwidth data transfer to and from rotating data storage devices October 2, 2012
A method of transferring data of one or more rotatable data storage devices includes but is not limited to rotating the at least one rotatable data storage device; transferring the data between a plurality of stationary data transfer heads and the one or more rotatable data storage d
8279066 Method and apparatus for tracking plants with electronic tag October 2, 2012
One or more plants may be associated with an electronic tag including a memory circuit and interrogation interface. The memory circuit in the electronic tag may include data corresponding to the one or more plants. According to an embodiment the data may include plant care information
8278643 Doped graphene electronic materials October 2, 2012
A graphene substrate is doped with one or more functional groups to form an electronic device.
8274731 Magnetic control of surface states September 25, 2012
A magnetic field may be applied to a plasmon path to affect plasmon propagation.
8273075 Osmotic pump with remotely controlled osmotic flow rate September 25, 2012
Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled osmotic pump device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to some embodiments, an osmotic pump device is placed in an environment in order to pump a mater
8273071 Remote controller for substance delivery system September 25, 2012
Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled substance delivery device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to some embodiments, a delivery device or related device may be placed in an environment i
8267920 Methods and systems for neural maintenance and regeneration September 18, 2012
Methods and systems are described that release one or both of a neurotrophin and an inhibitor of the degradation of the neurotrophin within or in the vicinity of a highly innervated tissue. In some embodiments, the method includes regulating the release of the neurotrophin and the in
8264101 Beam power with multiple power zones September 11, 2012
A beam power source transmits a signal indicating power availability, receives a request for power in response, and beams power in response to the request.
8258952 System for treating at least one plant including a treatment apparatus and an electronic tag int September 4, 2012
A system for tracking treatments for at least one plant includes an electronic tag associated with the at least one plant, an electronic tag interrogator configured to interrogate the electronic tag, and a treatment apparatus for applying treatments to the at least one plant.
8258951 Method and system for correlating external data to a plant with an electronic tag September 4, 2012
One or more plants may be associated with an electronic tag including a memory circuit and interrogation interface. The memory circuit in the electronic tag may include data corresponding to the one or more plants. According to an embodiment the data may include at least one data coo
8254719 Input compensating for imaging distortion August 28, 2012
Certain aspects can relate to obtaining at least some input compensating information at least partially based on the distortion characterizing imaging information that when applied to an imaging modality used to obtain the at least one image information can limit distortions to the at
8254524 Diagnostic delivery service August 28, 2012
Systems, methods, and other modalities are described for (a) obtaining an indication relating to an emission module (which may be dangerous, e.g.) or its user (who may be untrained, e.g.) and for (b) configuring the module or causing an irradiation (for imaging, e.g.) in response to the
8252529 Methods for collecting and detecting oligonucleotides August 28, 2012
Methods, pharmaceutical compositions, and kits are provided which includes accurately sampling a RNA from a tissue of an animal and analyzing RNA in the tissue of the animal as an indicator of physiological state, infectious disease, neoplastic disease, autoimmune disease, inflammato
8252528 Methods, compositions, and kits for collecting and detecting oligonucleotides August 28, 2012
Methods, pharmaceutical compositions, and kits are provided which includes accurately sampling a RNA from a tissue of an animal and analyzing RNA in the tissue of the animal as an indicator of physiological state, infectious disease, neoplastic disease, autoimmune disease, inflammato
8249218 Diagnostic delivery service August 21, 2012
Systems, methods, and other modalities are described for (a) obtaining an indication relating to an emission module (which may be dangerous, e.g.) or its user (who may be untrained, e.g.) and for (b) configuring the module or causing an irradiation (for imaging, e.g.) in response to the
8248080 Systems and methods for assessing standoff capabilities of in-service power line insulators August 21, 2012
An electrical power transmission system includes electrical insulators arranged to electrically isolate live power lines. Measurement devices are physically incorporated or integrated in the insulator structures. The measurement devices measure and report insulator properties during
8246565 Device for passively removing a target component from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject August 21, 2012
Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for controlling or modulating the levels of one or more target components in the blood and/or lymph of a vertebrate subject. Devices and systems are provided that include a body defining at least one lumen configured for fluid flow;
8244342 Method and system for adaptive vision modification August 14, 2012
Methods and systems for modifying or enhancing vision are described. In exemplary embodiments, neural or neuromuscular activity is analyzed to determine a focus or other quality of a visual input, and the focus or quality information used as a basis for controlling an adjustable lens
8233976 System for transdermal chemical modulation of neural activity July 31, 2012
Methods and related systems for modulating neural activity by repetitively blocking conduction in peripheral neural structures with chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Systems for transdermal delivery of chemical blocking agents are disclosed. Methods and systems for reversing ef
8229676 Food content detector July 24, 2012
A system may include utensil means for portioning a foodstuff into a first portion and a second portion, a means for detecting a first portion size for the first portion with the utensil means, a means for detecting a second portion size for the second portion with the utensil means, and
8227204 Ionizing-radiation-responsive compositions, methods, and systems July 24, 2012
A method, composition and system respond to ionizing radiation to adjust biological activity. In some approaches the ionizing radiation is X-ray or extreme ultraviolet radiation that produces luminescent responses that induce biologically active responses.
8221690 Systems and devices that utilize photolyzable nitric oxide donors July 17, 2012
The present disclosure relates to systems and devices that utilize photolyzable nitric oxide donors.
8216173 Systems, devices, and methods including infection-fighting and monitoring shunts July 10, 2012
Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are described for providing an actively controllable shunt configured to, for example, monitor, treat, or prevent an infection.
8215311 Medical displaceable contouring mechanism July 10, 2012
One aspect relates to reducing a pressure differential across one or more supporting surfaces of a body surface of an individual at least partially by displacing at least one displaceable contouring unit to at least partially conform to one or more contours of the body surface of the
8211656 Biological targeting compositions and methods of using the same July 3, 2012
Modified red blood cells are described. In an embodiment, the modified red blood cell includes a target-binding agent. Targeted delivery of imaging agents, drugs, and peptide and protein pharmaceuticals using modified red blood cells are described. Processes for preparing the modifie
8211516 Multi-layer insulation composite material including bandgap material, storage container using sa July 3, 2012
In one embodiment, a multi-layer insulation (MLI) composite material includes a first thermally-reflective layer and a second thermally-reflective layer spaced from the first thermally-reflective layer. At least one of the first or second thermally-reflective layers includes bandgap
8206330 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject June 26, 2012
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Extracorporeal devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of one or more inflammatory mediators in the peripheral blood of the subject. The device or
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