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John D Busch, Alfred D Johnson: Shape-memory alloy micro-actuator. Tini Alloy Company, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, October 29, 1991: US05061914 (349 worldwide citation)

A method of producing an integral piece of thermo-sensitive material, which is responsive to a shift in temperature from below to above a phase transformation temperature range to alter the material's condition to a shape-memory condition and move from one position to another. The method is characte ...


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William C Lee: Microcell system in digital cellular. PacTel Corporation, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, September 7, 1993: US05243598 (217 worldwide citation)

A cellular telephone system is described of the type wherein a plurality of contiguous cells, each having a different assigned set of transmission frequency channels, are arranged with handoff control for maintaining continuous communication with mobile telephones moving from cell to cell. The syste ...


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William Chien Yeh Lee: Zoned microcell with sector scanning for cellular telephone system. PacTel Corporation, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, March 9, 1993: US05193109 (195 worldwide citation)

A zoned microcell system with sector scanning for cellular telephone systems has a plurality of contiguous cells, each having a different assigned set of transmission frequency channels, arranged with handoff means for maintaining continuous communication with mobile telephones moving from cell to c ...


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Anthony R A Keane, Steven E Hauer: Automatic impedance matching apparatus and method. ASTEC America, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, March 16, 1993: US05195045 (180 worldwide citation)

An automatic impedance matching apparatus for matching an RF-signal generator to a load, such as a plasma etching chamber, is disclosed. The matching apparatus comprises a matching network having two variable impedance devices, a tune detector for detecting the condition of the impedance match betwe ...


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Ronald M Evans, Estelita Ong, Prudimar S Segui, Catherine C Thompson, Kazuhiko Umesono, Vincent Giguere: Retinoic acid receptor method. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, January 1, 1991: US04981784 (169 worldwide citation)

A novel retinoic acid receptor is disclosed. The novel receptor is encoded for by cDNA carried on plasmid phRAR1, which has been deposited with the American Type Culture Collection for patent purposes. Chimeric receptor proteins are also disclosed. The chimera are constructed by exchanging functiona ...


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Ronald M Evans, Cary A Weinberger, Stanley M Hollenberg, Vincent Giguere, Jeffrey Arriza, Catherine C Thompson, Estelita S Ong: Hormone receptor-related bioassays. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, December 10, 1991: US05071773 (160 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses two hormone receptor-related bioassays. The first bioassay is useful for determining whether a protein suspected of being a hormone receptor has transcription-activating properties of a hormone receptor. The second bioassay is useful for evaluating whether compounds a ...


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Chris Williams: Pseudo-erasable and rewritable write-once optical disk memory system. Laserdrive, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, August 28, 1990: US04953122 (158 worldwide citation)

A write-once, read-many optical data storage system which includes an optical disk to which data is written such that a host data system having access to the optical data storage system is enabled to access any one of a predetermined number of logical addresses for storing data at a selected logical ...


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Fred M Kimock, Bradley J Knapp, Steven J Finke: Abrasion wear resistant polymeric substrate product. Diamonex Incorporated, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, March 2, 1993: US05190807 (147 worldwide citation)

A substantially optically transparent coated substrate product with a highly adherent, abrasion-resistant diamond-like hard carbon coating is disclosed. The substrate product is comprised of a polymeric substrate, an adhesion-mediating polysiloxane polymer layer, one or more intermediate layers and ...


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Roger Y Tsien, Akwasi Minta: Fluorescent indicator dyes for calcium working at long wavelengths. The Regents of the University of California, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, September 17, 1991: US05049673 (138 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a new class of calcium specific fluorescent indicator dyes having visible excitation and emission wavelengths. The new fluorescent indicator dyes combine at least one tricyclic chromophore with a tetracarboxylate parent CA.sup.2+ chelating compound having the octacoor ...


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Howard L Resnikoff, David Pollen, David C P Linden, Wayne M Lawton: Image coding apparatus and method utilizing separable transformations. Aware, McCubbrey Bartels Meyer & Ward, September 15, 1992: US05148498 (133 worldwide citation)

An image coding apparatus and method are disclosed. The method and apparatus are applicable to coding any array of arbitrary dimension. The apparatus utilizes FIR filters which generate three or more sets of coefficients from linear arrays generated from the array being coded. Each set of coefficien ...