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Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films (2019)
Patent
Cox, T., Kiely, J., Ratcliffe, N., deLacy Costello, B., & Luxton, R. (2019). Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films

The invention relates to the field of sensors for detecting volatile compounds. The sensor of the present invention for detecting volatile compounds comprises: a film of metal oxide; a heater configured to provide heat energy to the film of metal oxi... Read More about Sensors for determining volatile compounds based on electrical conductivity and cataluminescence measurements of metal oxide films.

Graphene-Based Sensors (2017)
Patent
Karim, N. (2017). Graphene-Based Sensors

The present invention relates to a textile-based sensor which incorporates graphene into the fibre. The graphene is incorporated by a dyeing process in which a liquid composition containing the graphene is contacted with the fibre. The present invent... Read More about Graphene-Based Sensors.

Particle facilitate testing (2017)
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Luxton, R. W., Kiely, J., & Wraith, P. (2017). Particle facilitate testing. 2017/0146525A1

Magnetic particles are distributed across a fluid flow by applied magnetic field to interact with a test substance in fluid. Alternatively or additionally, particles, which may be magnetic, are combined with cells and energy, eg ultrasonic energy, is... Read More about Particle facilitate testing.

System and method for synchronous task dispatch in a portable device (2017)
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Gaster, B. (2017). System and method for synchronous task dispatch in a portable device. US 9588804

A portable computing device synchronously offloads tasks from a first processing resource to an alternative processing resource. Offload requests are centralized and communicated to a dispatch controller. The request defines the alternative processin... Read More about System and method for synchronous task dispatch in a portable device.

Electrically Condutive Materials Comprising Graphene (2017)
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Karim, N., & Yeates, S. (2017). Electrically Condutive Materials Comprising Graphene

The present invention relates to electrically conductive materials. The present invention also relates to processes for the preparation of these materials and to electronic circuits, electronic devices and textile garments that comprise them.

Patent WO2016209276A1 (2016)
Patent
Klein, S. (2016). Patent WO2016209276A1

In an example an object and support frame are three dimensionally (3D) scanned in a plurality of poses. A 3D representation of the object may be generated based on the scanning data.

Method and system for synchronization of workitems with divergent control flow (2016)
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Houston, M., Gaster, B., Howes, L., Mantor, M., & Behr, D. (2016). Method and system for synchronization of workitems with divergent control flow. US 9424099 B2

Disclosed methods, systems, and computer program products embodiments include synchronizing a group of workitems on a processor by storing a respective program counter associated with each of the workitems, selecting at least one first workitem from... Read More about Method and system for synchronization of workitems with divergent control flow.

Allocating memory and using the allocated memory in a workgroup in a dispatched data parallel kernel (2016)
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Gaster, B., & Howes, L. (2016). Allocating memory and using the allocated memory in a workgroup in a dispatched data parallel kernel. US 9244828 B2

In a computing system, memory may be managed by using a distributed array, which is a global set of local memory regions. A segment in the distributed array is allocated and is bound to a physical memory region. The segment is used by a workgroup in... Read More about Allocating memory and using the allocated memory in a workgroup in a dispatched data parallel kernel.

Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint (2016)
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Hart, J., Crew, A., McGuire, N., & Doran, O. (2016). Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint. EP2966441 A1

The present application is concerned with a sensor system for and a method of detecting, and preferably quantifying, androstenone (CAS Reg.No. 18339-16-7) and/or skatole (CAS Reg. No. 83-34-1), the chemicals associated with boar taint. In a preferred... Read More about Sensor and method for detecting androstenone or skatole in boar taint.

Method for memory consistency among heterogeneous computer components (2014)
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Hower, H., Hill, M., Wood, D., Gaster, B., Hechtman, B., & Beckmann, B. (2014). Method for memory consistency among heterogeneous computer components. US 20140337587 A1

A method, computer program product, and system is described that determines the correctness of using memory operations in a computing device with heterogeneous computer components. Embodiments include an optimizer based on the characteristics of a Se... Read More about Method for memory consistency among heterogeneous computer components.

Cyclic ortho ester fuel additive (2014)
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Lam, J., Ratcliffe, N. M., de Lacy Costello, B., Repetto, S., Costello, J. F., & Parmenter, D. (2014). Cyclic ortho ester fuel additive. WO/2014/174290

Analyzing sward and plant species make-up of sports and amenity turf, involves analyzing presence of genetic markers e.g. ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase gene in sward sample obtained from sports or amenity turf surfaces (2012)
Patent
Allainguillaume, J., & Wilkinson, M. J. (2012). Analyzing sward and plant species make-up of sports and amenity turf, involves analyzing presence of genetic markers e.g. ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase gene in sward sample obtained from sports or amenity turf surfaces. WO2012131300-A2 ; WO2012131300-A3

Abstract: NOVELTY - Method for analyzing sward, involves analyzing a sample of sward for the presence of one or more genetic markers, where the one or more genetic markers indicates the presence, identity and/or relative abundance of one or more spec... Read More about Analyzing sward and plant species make-up of sports and amenity turf, involves analyzing presence of genetic markers e.g. ribulose-bisphosphate carboxylase gene in sward sample obtained from sports or amenity turf surfaces.

A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease (2012)
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Ratcliffe, N. M., de Lacy Costello, B., Ewen, R., & Probert, C. (2012). A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease. EP2502065 A2 (text from WO2011061308A2)

A diagnostic apparatus (10) for analysing a sample to diagnose disease, the apparatus (10) comprising: a separating element (16) for separating gas derived from the sample into component parts; a sensor arrangement (18) coupled to the separating elem... Read More about A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease.

Method and apparatus for monitoring gas concentration in a fluid (2011)
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Lam, J., Ratcliffe, N. M., & Smith, S. (2011). Method and apparatus for monitoring gas concentration in a fluid. US8081313 B2

A monitor for monitoring gas concentration in an aerospace application is described, one such application being measuring the concentration of oxygen in or next to aviation fuel. The monitor comprises: a substance, the spectroscopic properties of whi... Read More about Method and apparatus for monitoring gas concentration in a fluid.

Patent for 3D ceramic material (2011)
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Hoskins, S., & Huson, D. (2011). Patent for 3D ceramic material. PCT/GB2011/051069

Based on a broad programme of research undertaken by Professor Stephen Hoskins and Mr David Huson, which led to the award of several AHRC-funded research projects ('The Fabrication of Three Dimensional Art and Craft Artefacts through Virtual Digital... Read More about Patent for 3D ceramic material.

A system for anatomical reduction of bone fractures (2011)
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Dogramadzi, S., Raabe, D., & Atkins, R. (2011). A system for anatomical reduction of bone fractures. 1115586.8

For optimum healing of bone fractures in the human body, to ensure that the bone and surrounding joints are able to function correctly again, the fragments of the broken bone must be subjected to an anatomical reduction, which involves positioning an... Read More about A system for anatomical reduction of bone fractures.

A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease (2011)
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Ratcliffe, N. M., de Lacy Costello, B., Ewen, R., & Probert, C. (2011). A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease. WO/2011/061308

A diagnostic apparatus (10) for analysing a sample to diagnose disease, the apparatus (10) comprising: a separating element (16) for separating gas derived from the sample into component parts; a sensor arrangement (18) coupled to the separating elem... Read More about A diagnostic apparatus for analysing a sample to diagnose disease.

Magnetic particle detector system (2010)
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Kiely, J., Luxton, R. W., & Hawkins, P. (2010). Magnetic particle detector system. EP20050744998 20050517

A magnetic particle detector system comprises a plurality of reaction surfaces; a corresponding plurality of electrical coils, each located adjacent a respective reaction surface; and a measuring system for measuring the effect of magnetic particles... Read More about Magnetic particle detector system.

Gas sensor (2010)
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Ratcliffe, N. M., de Lacy Costello, B., & Richards, W. (2010). Gas sensor. EP20080804338

A method of detection of a volatile compound in a gaseous atmosphere comprises irradiating a semiconducting metal oxide material with ultraviolet light, exposing the irradiated material to the gaseous atmosphere and determining the presence of any vo... Read More about Gas sensor.


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