WO/2016/019475 HYPERVALENT IODINE CF2CF2X REAGENTS AND THEIR USE||WO||11.02.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000113||ETH ZURICH ||MATOUSEK, Václav |
A hypervalent iodine of formula (I) or formula (II) wherein R is a nucleophile and a method for their production is described. Such compounds can be used for fluoroethylation of compounds carrying a reactive group. A preferred compound carrying a reactive group is cystein in any environment such as peptide targets.
WO/2016/019476 METHOD FOR SUPPLYING GAS TO AN ENVIRONMENT ASSIGNED TO ARTIFICIAL CELL CULTURE AND DEVICE FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF SAID METHOD||WO||11.02.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000116||SMTEC, SPORT & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES SA ||MENUT, Jean-Baptiste |
The device (10) for supplying gas to an environment assigned to artificial cell culture comprises at least one Petri dish (11) or similar comprising a receptacle (12), that is commonly circular, square or rectangular in shape, preferably provided with a lid (13) and a base (14). The lid (13) is arranged to be fitted over the receptacle (12) in order to close same. The base (14) comprises a semipermeable membrane (15) having the feature of allowing the passage of gases and stopping the passage of liquids. The semipermeable membrane (15) consists of an interface for exchange between the cells of a cell culture (17) and the gas crossing the membrane. The receptacle (12) contains a biological liquid (16), and the cell culture (17) which is fixed on the interior surface of the semipermeable membrane (15) constitutes the base of the receptacle (12).
WO/2016/015166 METHOD FOR PRODUCING A CONCRETE WORKPIECE PRESTRESSED BY A REINFORCEMENT, AND CONCRETE WORKPIECE PRESTRESSED BY A REINFORCEMENT||WO||04.02.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000112||AIRLIGHT ENERGY IP SA ||MARTINOLA, Giovanni |
The method according to the invention for producing a prestressed concrete workpiece is characterized in that the prestress is created by a heat treatment, wherein the concrete and the reinforcement therefor are selected in such a way that, when cooling the concrete workpiece from an elevated temperature, the heat expansion coefficient of the concrete is less than that of the reinforcement, and in that, during cooling, the concrete and the reinforcement adhere sufficiently strongly to one another if, during cooling, the concrete is hydrated at least to such an extent in order to be able to expand the reinforcement on account of the different heat expansion coefficients, and in that the concrete, together with the reinforcement, is brought to the elevated temperature in such a way that and is hydrated during cooling at least to such an extent that it is prestressed by the reinforcement after cooling.
WO/2016/015164 MINIATURE CAMERA||WO||04.02.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000100||STERCHI, Ralph ||STERCHI, Ralph |
A device (1) for fastening to a garment comprises a housing (10), an image recording unit (100) having an optical axis (110) and being connected to the housing (10), and a fastening device (300) for fastening the housing (10) to the garment. The housing (10) has a contact surface (12) for contact with the garment such that the optical axis (110) of the image recording unit (100) can be swiveled perpendicularly or is permanently swiveled perpendicularly to the contact surface (12).
WO/2016/015165 AUTOINJECTOR HAVING A SETTABLE DOSE||WO||04.02.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000104||TECPHARMA LICENSING AG ||TSCHIRREN, Markus |
The invention relates to an autoinjector for administering a liquid product, in particular medication, the autoinjector comprising: a housing (2), a product container (13), at a distal end of which a needle (13a) is arranged and in which a piston (13b) is displaceably arranged and which is retained in a product container holder (1), wherein the product container holder (1) is connected to the housing (2) in an axially fixed manner, wherein the needle (13a) protrudes from the housing (2) beyond the distal end of the housing (2), a needle protection sleeve (3), which can be displaced from an initial position, in which the distal end of the needle protection sleeve (3) is distally beyond the needle tip of the needle (13a), into the housing (2) so that the needle (13a) protrudes from the distal end of the needle protection sleeve (3), and a tappet (7) and a discharge spring (9), wherein the tappet (7) is arranged in the housing (2) and can be displaced by the preloaded discharge spring (9) along a longitudinal axis (L) in the distal direction, wherein, as a result of the displacement of the tappet (7) in the distal direction, the piston (2) is entrained by the tappet (7) and displaces the product from the product container (13), a dose setting element (16), which, in order to set a dose of the product to be discharged from the product container, can be rotated in relation to the housing (2) and can assume at least two different rotational positions in relation to the housing (2), which rotational positions are in particular specified by means of detent positions, and a dosing sleeve (5), wherein one of the dosing sleeve (5) and the tappet (7) has a dose selection stop (100) and the other of the dosing sleeve (5) and the tappet (7) has at least one dosing stop (110; 111), wherein, as a result of the rotation of the dose setting element (16), one of the dosing sleeve (5) and the tappet (7) is rotated in relation to the other of the dosing sleeve (5) and the tappet (7), wherein in a first rotational position of the at least two rotational positions, the dose selection stop (100) and a first dosing stop (110) of the at least one dosing stop (110; 111) are arranged in alignment along the longitudinal axis (L), wherein, in a second rotational position of the at least two rotational positions, the dose selection stop (100) is arranged at an angle offset about the longitudinal axis (L) in relation to the first dosing stop (110), wherein, as a result of the displacement of the needle protection sleeve (3) into the housing (2), the discharging spring (9) displaces the tappet (7) in the distal direction, whereby, if the dose setting element (16) is in the first rotational position thereof, one of the dose selection stop (100) and the first dosing stop (110) strikes against the other of the dose selection stop (100) and the first dosing stop (110), and, if the dose setting element (16) is in the second rotational position thereof, one of the dose selection stop (100) and the first dosing stop (110) is or can be moved past the other of the dose selection stop (100) and the first dosing stop (110) along the longitudinal axis (L).
WO/2016/011565 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ALIGNING LOOSE ITEMS OF SHEET MATERIAL||WO||28.01.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000148||TRESMER AG ||DURVILLE, Gérard |
The invention relates to a device (1) and associated method for aligning loose items of sheet material (2), such as, for example, banknotes. The device comprises a conveying channel (3) in which the items of sheet material (2), standing on one of their long edges or broad edges, are transported through a conveying device in conveying direction (F). During transportation, one or more profiled members (13) act such that those items of sheet material (2) standing on their broad edges are tipped over onto their narrow edges.
WO/2016/008058 MEDICAL APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR HEART VALVE REPAIR||WO||21.01.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000102||COREMEDIC AG ||SCHAFFNER, Silvio |
A surgical instrument (10) for treating atrioventricular valve prolapse of the drained human heart, comprises a handle (1 1) for being held by a surgeon during a surgical operation, a shaft (14) extending distally from the handle, the shaft comprising a lumen open to a shaft distal end, a cannulated needle (16) arranged in the shaft; with a distal end of the needle protruding from the shaft distal end at least in one possible needle position. The needle is equipped for accommodating a first, distal implant equipped for being anchored in a papillary muscle, and a second, proximal implant shaped to hold on to a leaflet of an atrioventricular valve, the first and second implants each comprising a chord connector portion for connecting the respective implant to an artificial chord. The apparatus further comprises a trigger arrangement, wherein the trigger arrangement is equipped for releasing the first, distal implant upon a first release actuation and for releasing the second, proximal implant upon a second release actuation.
WO/2016/004540 OPTICAL METHOD FOR MAKING AT LEAST ONE COMPONENT OF A WATCH MOVEMENT INVISIBLE||WO||14.01.2016|
||PCT/CH2014/000098||RICHEMONT INTERNATIONAL SA ||PINTUS, Yannick |
The invention relates to a method for making at least one component of a watch movement (11) invisible, which watch movement is accommodated inside a housing (12) of a watch (10) which is closed at least on the front surface thereof by means of a watch glass (25) made of sapphire, diamond or the like. Said component is advantageously the upper bridge (17) of this mechanical movement (11). Advantageously, the spectral transmission curve of said watch glass (25) is measured and said component is processed at least once such that the spectral transmission curve thereof at least approximately matches that of the watch glass (25). This processing comprises placing for example three stacked layers of antireflective materials (25a, 25b, 25c) on both the glass (25) of a watch (10) and the component to be made invisible.
WO/2016/004541 ENDODONTIC INSTRUMENT FOR DRILLING ROOT CANALS||WO||14.01.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000098||FKG DENTAIRE SA ||BREGUET, Olivier |
The present invention concerns an endodontic instrument (10) for preparing a tooth of a patient, in particular an instrument for cleaning the root canal that follows the natural geometry of said canal. The instrument (10) comprises a rigid tip (11) arranged to be mounted on a rotating support (102) of an apparatus (103) called a contra-angle, and a working sector (12). Said working sector (12) comprises a free end section (13), and is arranged to be engaged in said root canal (101). The working sector (12) consists of a first substantially straight active segment (14), disposed in the extension of said rigid tip (11), and at least one second active segment (15) comprising said free end section (13). In the static state, said second active segment (15) is substantially straight and in said dynamic state said second active segment (15) has a curved shape.
WO/2016/004542 DEVICE FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY||WO||14.01.2016|
||PCT/CH2015/000101||TOFWERK AG ||GONIN, Marc |
A device for mass spectrometry comprises an ionization source, a mass analyzer fluidly coupled to the ionization source and an electronic data acquisition system for processing signals provided by the mass analyzer. The electronic data acquisition system comprises at least one analog-to-digital converter ( 10) producing digitized data from the signals obtained from the mass analyzer and a fast processing unit (47) receiving the digitized data from said analog-to-digital converter ( 10). The fast processing (47) unit is programmed to continuously, in real time inspect the digitized data for events of interest measured by the mass spectrometer; and the electronic data acquisition system is programmed to forward (23) the digitized data representing mass spectra relating to events of interest for further analysis and to reject the digitized data representing mass spectra not relating to events of interest. The device allows for maintaining efficiency at high speed by eliminating all processing times (idle time in acquisition) for data segments that do not contain information about events.