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Mats Bostrom, Ulf Lindegren: Stylet unit for stiffening a hollow, flexible, elongated component. Pacesetter, Hill & Simpson, September 15, 1998: US05807339 (84 worldwide citation)

A stylet unit which can be introduced into a narrow, hollow, flexible component, such as a hollow electrode cable for a heart stimulator, to stiffen the component and bend its distal end section, is in the form of a double stylet combination with a flexible stylet shell and an internal stylet, movab ...


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Peter Schweighofer: Power amplifier with multiple switched output stages, and method and driver for operating same. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, September 7, 1999: US05949668 (84 worldwide citation)

In a method for the drive of a number of coupled output stages drive signals for the output stages are generated. Given an over-voltage condition in one of the output stages, the output stage affected by the over-voltage condition is switched into a charge output mode for a limited time duration and ...


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Ying Bao Yang, Tetsuo Urabe, Yukio Kinoshita, Hideo Kataoka, Takayuki Fujioka: Reflection type display with light waveguide with inclined and planar surface sections. Sony Corporation, Hill & Simpson, November 21, 2000: US06151089 (82 worldwide citation)

A reflection type display device includes a panel, a light guide plate placed external to the panel, and a light source placed at the end of the light guide plate for generating illumination light as required. The light guide plate normally transmits external light onto a first substrate of the pane ...


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Helge Schmidt, Gerhard Ackermann: Two-tiered plug for two chip cards. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, May 4, 1999: US05901049 (81 worldwide citation)

An electronic device has an opening for up to two data carrier devices or, respectively, chip cards with row-type contact surfaces positioned alongside one another. The devices or, cards are stackable over one another in offset fashion. In a region of the terminal side lying opposite the plug openin ...


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Holger Hubner: Method for production of a three-dimensional circuit arrangement. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, May 11, 1999: US05902118 (81 worldwide citation)

In order to produce a three-dimensional circuit arrangement, two substrates (21, 26) which have components in the region of their boundary surfaces (22, 27) which touch one another are stacked one on top of the other. The substrates (21, 26) are firmly connected to one another via these boundary sur ...


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Hiroyuki Fukasawa: Printed wiring board and electronic device using same. Sony Corporation, Hill & Simpson, December 1, 1998: US05844782 (81 worldwide citation)

A printed wiring board and an electronic device using the same with which the formation of cracks in base portions of projecting external electrodes formed on lands on the printed wiring,board is certainly prevented. With respect to a printed wiring board 11 having lands 16 formed in a wiring patter ...


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Christof Cavadini, Olivier Ballevre, Walter Gaier: Pet food product containing probiotics. Nestec, Hill & Simpson, October 19, 1999: US05968569 (79 worldwide citation)

A dried, ready-to-eat pet food product comprising a gelatinized starch matrix which includes a coating or filling which contains a probiotic micro-organism. The cereal product is in the form of a pet food. The product may be produced by cooking a starch source to form a gelatinized starch matrix; fo ...


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Mikio Mukai: Method for forming field effect transistor having multiple gate electrodes surrounding the channel region. Sony Corporation, Hill & Simpson, May 4, 1999: US05899710 (78 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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Xiaoyong He: Apparatus and method for the real-time processing of a plurality of tasks. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, Hill & Simpson, August 15, 2000: US06105048 (78 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for the processing of a plurality of tasks by a processor of a real-time data processing installation, in which each task is dynamically allocated a priority according to its urgency, after which the tasks are processed by a processor. For this purpose, for each task to be ...


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Sonny Chau, Jan Como Rodriguez, Thomas Kupec: Automated biopsy instruments. Hill & Simpson, July 14, 1998: US05779647 (77 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides automated biopsy instruments especially useful for improving minimally invasive medical procedures to obtain soft tissue biopsy samples. The biopsy instruments provide side-by-side actuators which retract a stylet and a cannula in specific sequences. The biopsy instrum ...