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Barry N Gardiner, Paul T McDonald, Richard D Phipps: Sutured staple surgical fasteners, instruments and methods for minimally invasive vascular and endoscopic surgery. Coalescent Surgical, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, November 21, 2000: US06149658 (214 worldwide citation)

A sutured staple, instrument and method are provided for constructing a graft-to-artery anastomosis and other soft tissue anastomoses, particularly by minimally invasive (or endoscopic) surgery. The sutured staple is comprised of a needle, pin, base and flange. The needle allows this surgical staple ...


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G Scott Hirsch: Search engine including query database, user profile database, information templates and email facility. Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, November 2, 1999: US05978799 (207 worldwide citation)

A supra-search engine tool includes a distributed computer system and automatically structures and organizes information requests, then independently searches, requests and organizes the data from information providers, including a variety of search engines and websites to match the tailored request ...


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Kiroku Kato, Thiet Pham: Package and mail delivery system. Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, October 26, 1999: US05971587 (180 worldwide citation)

At the shipping department of a company, contracted outlets or outlets of delivery companies, information concerning the shipper and receiver are written into a label having a memory, but no controller or energy source. The label has a transmitter and the label makes use of power supplied by RF quer ...


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Jang Keun Oh, Jeong gon Song, Young Poung No: Remote controlled vacuum cleaner. Samsung Kwang Ju Electronics, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, August 24, 1999: US05940930 (142 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a remote controlled vacuum cleaner comprising a motor installed in a chamber inside a main body, for creating a suction, a dust collecting bag installed at a dust collecting compartment, for collecting the dirt and dust sucked by the suction from the motor, left and right w ...


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Brian C Leslie, Mehrdad Nikoonahad, Keith B Wells: Optical scanning system for surface inspection. Kla Tencor Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, June 27, 2000: US06081325 (136 worldwide citation)

In an optical scanning system for detecting particles and pattern defects on a sample surface, a light beam is focused to an illuminated spot on the surface and the spot is scanned across the surface along a scan line. A detector is positioned adjacent to the surface to collect scattered light from ...


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Suresh Krishna Jois, Alex Stankovic, William Stankovic, Arthur Dressel: System and method for dynamic data interaction in a hypertext data processing system. ULN Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, August 29, 2000: US06112242 (123 worldwide citation)

A composite Web page is made up of a plurality of subpages. It allows a user to input data to a Web server in one subpage while interactively displaying a response from the server of the input on another subpage. When an input is made, an URL is also sent to the server to run a program that updates ...


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Adam E Norton, Kenneth C Johnson, Joseph R Carter: Apodizing filter system useful for reducing spot size in optical measurements and other applications. KLA Tencor Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, January 12, 1999: US05859424 (106 worldwide citation)

Because of diffraction effects caused by slits or apertures in optical measurement systems, the radiation energy which is directed towards a particular region on a sample will be spread over a larger area than desirable. By employing an apodizing filter in the radiation path in such system, diffract ...


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Timothy R Piwonka Corle, Xing Chen, Lloyd J Lacomb Jr, Jean Louis Stehle, Dorian Zahorski: Focused beam spectroscopic ellipsometry method and system. Kla Tencor Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, June 8, 1999: US05910842 (93 worldwide citation)

A method and system for spectroscopic ellipsometry employing reflective optics to measure a small region of a sample by reflecting radiation (preferably broadband UV, visible, and near infrared radiation) from the region. The system preferably has an autofocus assembly and a processor programmed to ...


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Mehrdad Nikoonahad, Stanley E Stokowski: Scanning system for inspecting anomalies on surfaces. Kla Tencor Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, March 16, 1999: US05883710 (89 worldwide citation)

A high sensitivity and high throughput surface inspection system directs a focused beam of light at a grazing angle towards the surface to be inspected. Relative motion is caused between the beam and the surface so that the beam scans a scan path covering substantially the entire surface and light s ...


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Yigal Accad: Apparatus and method for hybrid compression of raster data. Electronics for Imaging, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue P C, November 9, 1999: US05982937 (89 worldwide citation)

From a raster page, patches of connected pixels of the same color are identified. Patches of at least a predetermined sized, typically corresponding to text or line art objects, are subjected to a lossless compression. Patches below the predetermined size, typically corresponding to image or photo o ...