# Browse by Subject "Engineering, Biomedical"

• (1996)
A computer controlled machine vision sensing system for in vitro production of plant pigments was designed and implemented. The system consisted of a machine vision microscopic sensing subsystem and a computer controlled ...

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• (1995)
There has been a growing interest, in recent years, in the measurement of diffusion of water and metabolites in living systems by magnetic resonance (MR) techniques. Knowledge of the diffusion coefficients of the molecules ...

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• (1991)
The Ultrasound Time Domain Correlation (UTDC) technique can accurately and precisely estimate the volumetric fluid flow through a circular vessel without prior knowledge of the vessel diameter, flow velocity profile, or ...

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A preliminary characterization of the structure of membrane supported C-cadherin monolayers, that are used in the surface force measurements, is presented in the latter part of the thesis. Using ellipsometry, we monitor ...

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• (2005)
In this thesis, I have developed methods to systematically modify the core, shell, and surface of the protein microspheres. In addition, I have shown that the size of these spheres can be reduced from the micron scale to ...

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This research includes the sensor design, fabrication, modeling, characterization, and application. The sensor design is based on a silicon diaphragm structure instrumented with four piezoresistors. A square mesa on top ...

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Progress in the modeling and optimization of phased arrays for electromagnetic hyperthermia is reported. The electromagnetic phased array has the potential to overcome many of the difficulties associated with noninvasive ...

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• (2003)
Our results imply that single-valued focusing operators may be able to correct for most of the aberration encountered in soft tissues; that increasing aperture should not be viewed merely as a source of aberration, but as ...

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• (1993)
A system has been developed that may be used for non-invasive in vivo temperature measurements in living systems. We use the nitroxide, 3-doxyl-5$\alpha$-cholestane, mixed in 1 mol% cholesterol and 99 mol% methyl docosanoate ...

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• (1992)
This dissertation describes some new developments in the theory, instrumentation and applications of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) microscopy. The purpose of this study is to theoretically analyze resolution limits in ...

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• (2007)
This research suggests that the sequential optimized inverse dynamics approach has the potential to significantly reduce errors in joint torque calculations.

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• (1989)
New implant materials are necessary in medicine for use in bone fracture repair devices, skeletal replacements, dental restoratives, or bony augmentation surgeries. The materials used in each of these applications require ...

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• (1998)
The recognition of complex signal patterns is generally considered to be a difficult task. Analytical approaches and rule-based expert systems have been used for the recognition of signals or waveforms. Using an analytical ...

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• (2009)
In further work, a theory is outlined for predicting photonic crystal label-free imaging resolution based on resonance spectral characteristics. Devices are characterized by patterning a resolution standard onto the sensor ...

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• (1998)
Planar microcoils suffer from a reduced sensitivity compared to solenoidal microcoils. However, because of their planar geometry, they can be more easily fabricated and integrated into microanalysis systems through the use ...

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• (1992)
Low energy (LE) intake during lactation results in a delay in the onset of estrus following weaning in primiparous sows. Our first goal was to determine whether LE intake during lactation causes a postweaning imbalance in ...

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• (2001)
The research in this thesis is aimed at addressing this issue by studying the properties and vulnerabilities of existing methods, developing new methods to overcome existing limitations, and applying new methods to ...

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• (2001)
Auditory alarms are used pervasively for patient-monitoring equipment to warn of potential problems, despite widely reported shortcomings in their design. Problems include high rates of false alarms; interruptive, ...

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• (1990)
Advances in printed circuit technology facilitate the design of thin, conformable, microstrip patch antenna arrays. Such multielement microwave antenna arrays can be advantageous for controlled heating of superficial ...

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