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Craig K Potts: System and method for performing a quasi-cash transaction. Cash Systems, Dicke Billig & Czaja Pllc, Fifth Street Towers, September 9, 2004: US20040173673-A1

A system and method of performing a quasi-cash transaction for a customer including receiving a desired transaction dollar amount. A State identification card issued to the customer is electronically processed to retrieve machine readable information. Customer identification information is electroni ...


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Wolfgang Horn, Peter Singerl: Power switch arrangement and turn-off method therefor. Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers Suite 2250, October 28, 2004: US20040212418-A1

The invention relates to a power switch arrangement having a semiconductor power switch connected by its load path serially in a load circuit, and a clamping circuit, which is connected between a control electrode terminal and a load-side electrode terminal of the semiconductor power switch. Upon th ...


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Michael F Hoey, Mark A Christopherson, Steven M Goetz: Apparatus and method for creating, maintaining, and controlling a virtual electrode used for the ablation of tissue. Medtronic, Dicke Billig & Czaja Pllc, Fifth Street Towers, May 13, 2004: US20040092926-A1

The present invention provides an apparatus and a method for producing a virtual electrode within or upon a tissue to be treated with radio frequency alternating electric current, such tissues including but not limited to liver, lung, cardiac, prostate, breast, and vascular tissues and neoplasms. An ...


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Alfons Graf, Rainald Sander: Circuit arrangement for controlling and detecting the load current through a load. Infineon Technologies, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, August 12, 2004: US20040155662-A1

Circuit arrangement for controlling the current flow through a load in the case of detection of the current flow according to the current sense principle. The circuit arrangement has a load transistor and a plurality of auxiliary transistors of identical type, which have a control terminal which is ...


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Gerald Deboy: Semiconductor component with increased dielectric strength and/or reduced on resistance. Infineon Technologies, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, November 4, 2004: US20040217377-A1

The invention relates to a semiconductor component having a first semiconductor zone of a first conduction type, a second semiconductor zone of a second conduction type and a drift zone arranged between the first and second semiconductor zones, which drift zone has at least two semiconductor zones d ...


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Roland Harend, Robert Morelj, Ingo Volkening: Method and device for creating data packets in a packet-based data-transmission network. Infineon Technologies, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, January 6, 2005: US20050002393-A1

A method for transmitting data packets via a connection in a packet-based data-transmission network. The method includes creating the data packets such that each comprise useful data and packet data containing information items necessary for the transmitting. The method also includes creating the pa ...


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Andreas Foglar, Gunnar Hagen: Method and apparatus for data packet switching. Infineon Technologies, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, December 30, 2004: US20040264467-A1

Several sub-switching units are provided in a switching apparatus for routing data packets, which according to the transmission protocol used have protocol packet data in addition to utilizable data in each case. In order to be able to centrally perform the processing work in connection with routing ...


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Jeno Tihanyi, Gerald Deboy: Semiconductor component. Infineon Technologies, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, January 20, 2005: US20050012121-A1

The invention relates to a semiconductor component, in which regions of the conduction type opposite to the conduction type of the drift zone are incorporated in the drift zone and also in the region of the active zones.


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Jungwon Suh: Memory device with a flexible reduced density option. Infineon Technologies North America, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers, March 31, 2005: US20050071540-A1

A dynamic random access memory device is capable of converting from a full density memory device to a reduced density memory device. The reduced density memory device compensates for cell failures in a plurality of cell blocks, regardless of the location of the cell failures. The memory device inclu ...


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Paul Lecoq: PET scanner. European Organization for Nuclear Research, Dicke Billig & Czaja PLLC, Fifth Street Towers Suite 2250, July 8, 2004: US20040129886-A1

A positron emission camera comprising a plurality of scintillators, wherein the scintillators include LuAlO3:Ce (LuxY1xAP where 0.5x0.995) based crystals (18,20). In particular, the scintillation crystals (18,20) are LuxY1xAP where 0.5x0.995.