Patents by Inventor Athan J. Shaka

Athan J. Shaka has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4710718
    Abstract: Increased spatial sensitivity (FIGS. 4) or spatial tolerance (FIGS. 1) in selectively manipulated NMR sample analysis is excited from a spatially inhomogeneous FR field using pulse sequences which operate to exclude all spins deviating from a selected initial orientation (FIGS. 4 and 5) or to inclusively extend the applicable flip angles over a range of initial spin orientation (FIGS. 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1985
    Date of Patent: December 1, 1987
    Assignee: Varian Associates, Inc.
    Inventor: Athan J. Shaka