Masanori Nishiguchi, Atsushi Miki: Substrate for packaging a semiconductor device. Sumitomo Electric, Cushman Darby & Cushman, May 25, 1993: US05214308 (285 worldwide citation)

A substrate for packaging a semiconductor device having a bump thereon according to the present invention is characterized by that the substrate has an electrode terminal to which the bump is to be connected, and a recess for receiving at least a top of the bump is formed in the electrode terminal.

Hiroshi Mano: Vascular prosthesis. Sumitomo Electric, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, March 30, 1982: US04321711 (265 worldwide citation)

A vascular prosthesis comprising a porous tubing of polytetrafluoroethylene containing an anti-coagulant substance and bonded to its outside surface a porous elastomer coating containing substance which counteracts the anti-coagulant substance is disclosed.

Hiroshi Shimoura, Kenji Tenmoku: Object recognition apparatus and method. Sumitomo Electric, IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, September 4, 2001: US06285393 (250 worldwide citation)

An object recognition apparatus that can recognize an object in an image acquired by an on-vehicle camera mounted on a vehicle with high efficiency and accuracy. A recognition processing is carried out in a cut off range, which is cut off from the image, and in which an object to be recognized is su ...

Takeo Ikeda, Masaaki Yoshii, Youichi Doi, Kunihiko Mitoh: Adaptive in-vehicle route guidance system. Sumitomo Electric, Lane Aitken & McCann, July 9, 1991: US05031104 (207 worldwide citation)

An in-vehicle navigator comprises a map memory unit for memorizing road map data consisting of road data comprised of the combination of nodes and links, and background data such as buildings, a location detection unit for detecting a vehicle location, an initialization unit for inputting a destinat ...

Setsuo Takatani, Kunio Awau, Masahiko Kanda: Reflection type oximeter for applying light pulses to a body tissue to measure oxygen saturation. Sumitomo Electric, W G Fasse, D H Kane Jr, September 19, 1989: US04867557 (200 worldwide citation)

A reflection type oximeter comprises light emitting diodes (11 to 16) as first to sixth light sources which emit first and second beams of a wavelength involving a change in absorption due to a change an oxygen saturation of hemoglobin in blood of a tissue of a living body, third and fourth beams of ...

Kunio Awazu, Masahiko Kanda: Bio-photosensor. Sumitomo Electric, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, December 4, 1990: US04974591 (194 worldwide citation)

A bio-photosensor used to examine the function of various organs of a human body or the like. It has a flexible printed circuit board (FPC) formed with an electric circuit, a light emitter and a light receptor mounted on the FPC and connected to an electric cable through the electric circuit, and a ...


Shinichi Miyake, Shigehiko Ito, Yumiko Oka, Jun ichi Kambayashi, Kazuhiro Okahara: Antibacterial vascular prosthesis and surgical suture. Sumitomo Electric, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, December 17, 1996: US05584877 (185 worldwide citation)

An antibacterial vascular prosthesis obtained by winding a tube, fiber or sheet formed from a polymeric material and combined with an antibacterial substance on the outer surface of a vascular prosthesis composed of a tubular porous body formed of a synthetic resin is provided. The antibacterial vas ...

Shinya Nishikawa: Foamed-polyolefin-insulated wire. Sumitomo Electric, Smith Gambrell & Russell, May 29, 2001: US06239377 (185 worldwide citation)

An insulated wire including a conductor having a diameter of 1 mm or less and a foamed-polyolefin insulation layer of 2 mm or less in thickness, the insulation layer having an equivalent dielectric constant of less than 1.45 and a sidewall-pressure deformation of 20% or less. The polyolefin used is ...

Makoto Kodama, Tsukasa Sakai, Keishiro Tsuda, Koichi Okita, Shigeru Asako, Masaharu Komamiya, Hiroshi Oinuma: Antithrombogenic materials. Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Sumitomo Electric, Watanabe Pharmaceutical, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, July 2, 1991: US05028597 (176 worldwide citation)

An antithrombogenic material is described, comprising an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene base having a collagen layer provided on the surface thereof, and further provided thereon a composite layer of collagen and a mucopolysaccharide, and said collagen is crosslinked with a crosslinking agent.