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Anthony D Minervini, Luciano Honorio: Surface mountable electrical device comprising a voltage variable material. Littlefuse, Hill & Simpson, August 22, 2000: US06108184 (91 worldwide citation)

The surface mountable electrical device provides utilizes polymer composite materials to protect electronic components against electrical overstress transients. The device includes a first substrate having an electrode formed thereon. A portion of the electrode forms an electrical connector which pr ...


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Christer Ekwall, Kjell Noren: Implantable ischemia detector and implantable stimulator employing same. Pacesetter, Hill & Simpson, January 18, 2000: US06016443 (90 worldwide citation)

An ischemia detector includes repolarization sensor which senses repolarization of the heart of a patient and delivers corresponding repolarization signals to a detecting unit and a workload sensor which senses the workload of the patient and delivers corresponding workload signals to the detecting ...


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Glenn Benson: Computer system for protecting software and a method for protecting software. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, April 4, 2000: US06047242 (90 worldwide citation)

A method for protecting an item of software, wherein at least one first challenge means is associated with said protected item of software, and at least one first response means accesses one private keying material. At least a third means (either challenge or response also exists). The first challen ...


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Arnulf Oppelt, Helmut Reichenberger: Method and apparatus for ultrasound tissue therapy. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, June 2, 1998: US05759162 (88 worldwide citation)

In therapy apparatus for the treatment of tissue in the body of a life form, at least one therapeutic ultrasound transducer emits ultrasound having an effective therapeutic region is provided. The ultrasound intensity in the region of the tissue to be treated is measured. Displacement of the effecti ...


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Ulrich Hetzer, Jurgen Quass: Method and arrangement for maintaining the nozzles of an ink print head clean by forming a solvent-enriched microclimate in an antechamber containing the nozzles. Franoctyp Postalia & Co, Hill & Simpson, July 27, 1999: US05929877 (88 worldwide citation)

A microclimate enriched by solvent vapors is produced in the antechamber during print operation and also predominates during the print pauses, the microclimate having a slightly higher pressure than the outer atmosphere. In this way all nozzles are equally protected against drying out. During print ...


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Mikio Mukai: Field effect transistor having multiple gate electrodes surrounding the channel region. Sony Corporation, Hill & Simpson, September 8, 1998: US05804848 (88 worldwide citation)

A field effect transistor comprising source and drain regions, a channel region composed of a semiconductor layer formed between the source and drain regions and gate electrodes disposed to at least three surfaces surrounding the channel region. The structure can increase the number of carriers indu ...


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Gosbert Weth, Gunter Wilhelm: Method for administering a pulse-like wave to a patient for pain therapy and/or for influencing the autonomic nervous system. Hill & Simpson, May 30, 2000: US06068596 (86 worldwide citation)

In an apparatus and a method for pain therapy and/or for influencing the autonomic nervous system, at least one pulse-like wave is conducted onto a neurally sensitive region with an apparatus, namely a source of pulse-like waves the region participating in the conduction with respect to the pain or ...


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Georgios Psaros: Inspiratory tube for a ventilator. Siemens Elema, Hill & Simpson, November 28, 2000: US06152132 (85 worldwide citation)

An inspiratory tube intended to serve as at least part of an inspiratory line in a ventilator, has a tube wall, a distal end, a proximal end, a gas flow channel for carrying a flow of breathing gas and an opening in the wall at a specific distance from one end of the inspiratory tube, this opening b ...


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Bernd Borchert, Bernhard Stegmuller: DFB laser diode structure having complex optical grating coupling. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, September 14, 1999: US05953361 (85 worldwide citation)

In the DFB laser diode structure, having complex optical grating coupling, the grating has a layer (52) made from volumetric index semiconductor material, and a layer (53) made from volumetric absorption semiconductor material, the two layers (52, 53) being situated one above another and not being p ...


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Arnulf Oppelt, Manfred Pfeiler: Body-worn monitoring system for obtaining and evaluating data from a person. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, June 29, 1999: US05917414 (84 worldwide citation)

A body-worn monitoring system for obtaining and evaluating data from a person includes at least one sensor carried by the person to be monitored, and an evaluation unit worn by the person to be monitored which is supplied from a signal from the sensor. The evaluation unit either independently, or in ...