Needle-free transdermal transport device

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dc.contributor.author Ball, NB en
dc.contributor.author Hemond, BD en
dc.contributor.author Hogan, NC en
dc.contributor.author Hunter, IW en
dc.contributor.author Taberner, Andrew en
dc.contributor.author Wendell, DM en
dc.contributor.other EPO en
dc.coverage.spatial European Union en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-04T03:55:49Z en
dc.date.issued 2009-08-16 en
dc.identifier.citation Patent/Trademark number: EP 1855739 B1 (European Union). Application number: 06720697.9. Associated authors: EPO. Patent/Trademark status: Granted. Publication/Application date: 13 Feb 2006. Publication/Awarded date: 16 Aug 2009 en
dc.identifier.govdoc EP 1855739 B1 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/33982 en
dc.description.abstract needle-free transdermal transport device for transferring a substance across a surface of a biological body includes a reservoir for storing the substance, a nozzle in fluid communication with the reservoir and a controllable electromagnetic actuator in communication with the reservoir. The actuator, referred to as a Lorentz force actuator, includes a stationary magnet assembly and a moving coil assembly. The coil assembly moves a piston having an end portion positioned within the reservoir. The actuator receives an electrical input and generates in response a corresponding force acting on the piston and causing a needle-free transfer of the substance between the reservoir and the biological body. The magnitude, direction and duration of the force are dynamically controlled (e.g., servo-controlled) by the electrical input and can be altered during the course of an actuation cycle. Beneficially, the actuator can be moved in different directions according to the electrical input. en
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dc.title Needle-free transdermal transport device en
dc.type Patent en
pubs.author-url https://patents.google.com/patent/EP1855739B1/en en
pubs.patent-status Granted en
pubs.start-date 2006-02-13 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.elements-id 98372 en
pubs.org-id Bioengineering Institute en
pubs.org-id ABI Associates en
pubs.number 06720697.9 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2010-09-01 en


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