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John C Polanyi, Duncan Rogers: Method of molecular-scale pattern imprinting at surfaces. John C Polanyi, Lynn C Schumacher, Hill & Schumacher, November 20, 2001: US06319566 (139 worldwide citation)

A method for mask-free molecular or atomic patterning of surfaces of reactive solids is disclosed. A molecular-scale pattern of adsorbate molecules is used in place of the conventional macroscopic “mask”. Molecules adsorb at surfaces in patterns, governed by the structure of the surface, the chemica ...


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Stewart Banks: Liquid dispenser for dispensing foam. Sprintvest Corporation, Hill & Schumacher, August 29, 1995: US05445288 (129 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a foaming device for dispensing foam. The device includes a collapsible liquid container and a foam pump attached to the container outlet. The foam pump includes two enclosures, the first being bonded in the throat of the container and the second being telescopingly received in th ...


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Martin Moskovits, Jing Li, Thomas L Haslett: Controlled synthesis and metal-filling of aligned carbon nanotubes. Martin Moskovits, Jing Li, Thomas Haslett, Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Schumacher, October 10, 2000: US06129901 (124 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a powerful new method for producing, uniform sized and uniformly aligned nanotubes through catalytic pyrolysis of a hydrocarbon within the dense, uniform and parallel pores of alumina nano-templates. The catalyst, Co, Fe, Ni or another suitable substance is deposited e ...


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Sean Kenneth Maxted: Pen based edit correction interface method and apparatus. Natural Input Solutions, Nancy E Hill, Hill & Schumacher, January 22, 2002: US06340967 (112 worldwide citation)

A correction method for use with a pen based computer system includes the steps of receiving a insertion point coordinate; receiving an initial pen down coordinate corresponding to an initial pen down; receiving a present pen down coordinate corresponding to a present position of a pen; receiving a ...


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Elvino S Sousa, Victor M DaSilva: Transmitter antenna diversity and fading-resistant modulation for wireless communication systems. Elvino S Sousa, Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Schumacher, November 3, 1998: US05832044 (106 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a bandwidth-efficient fading-resistant transmission scheme where a base station implements transmitter diversity using L antennas or L carrier frequencies or L time slots, regardless of the use of frame oriented power control. When the antennas or carriers are spaced s ...


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Stewart Banks: Liquid dispenser for dispensing foam. Deb IP, Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Schumacher, July 4, 2000: US06082586 (104 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a foaming device for dispensing foam. The device includes a collapsible liquid container and a foam pump attached to the container outlet. The foam pump includes two enclosures, the first being bonded in the throat of the container and the second being telescopingly received in th ...


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Shumin Zhai, Paul Milgram: Finger manipulatable 6 degree-of-freedom input device. Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Dowell & Dowell P C Schumacher, July 13, 1999: US05923318 (101 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an isotonic six degree-of-freedom input device to be grasped by a user's fingers and manipulated by both fingers, wrist and upper limb. The device includes a housing having a shape and dimension effective to permit a user to grasp and manipulate the housing using the f ...


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Andrew K C Wong, Tom Tak Kin Chau, Yang Wang: Computational method for discovering patterns in data sets. Pattern Discovery Software Systems, Lynn C Hill & Schumacher Dowell & Dowell P C Schumacher, September 15, 1998: US05809499 (99 worldwide citation)

Automatic discovery of qualitative and quantitative patterns inherent in data sets is accomplished by use of a unified framework which employs adjusted residual analysis in statistics to test the significance of the pattern candidates generated from data sets. This framework consists of a search eng ...


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C Ross Ethier, Arthur J Sit, Molly S Shoichet: Implantable shunt device. Nancy E Hill, Hill & Schumacher, April 8, 2003: US06544208 (90 worldwide citation)

A bioinert implantable shunt device useful for controlling internal pressure includes a valve apparatus, a device for attaching the valve apparatus and an inlet tube. The valve apparatus includes an inlet port, an outlet port, a flexible tube connected therebetween and a pressurized enclosure. The f ...


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Peter R Herman, Robin Marjoribanks, Anton Oettl: Burst-ultrafast laser machining method. Lynn C Schumacher, Hill & Schumacher, April 22, 2003: US06552301 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of laser processing or laser modification of materials. The combination of ultrafast laser pulses and high-repetition rate (>100 kHz) bursts (or continuous operation) defines a new and unexpected regime for material processing. The high repetition rate controls thermal and/or other relaxati ...



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