Helmut Weber, Bernd Daniels: Medical tool. Akerman Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, July 25, 2006: US07081118 (39 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a medical tool, in particular a vertebral distractor (1), with a first (2) and a second link part (3), wherein the first link part (2) is connected with the second link part (3) via a rotation axis (4), and therein a grip element (6,8) and a pliers element (5,7) is provided on ...

Achim Mueller: Vehicle data bus system. DaimlerChrysler, Akerman & Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, Yonghong Chen, April 17, 2007: US07206672 (18 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a data bus system (30) including a communication unit (40) for bidirectional wireless communication with at least one unit (20) outside of the vehicle (10) and with vehicle units (50, 60, 70, 72, 74, 76, 78, 80, 90, 110, 120, 130, 140) which are in data transmission communicat ...

Rolf Pfeifer, Jialin Shen: Core-shell particles having non-polar outer surface and methods for producing a three-dimensional object from the particles. Daimler, Patent Central, Stephen A Pendorf, October 7, 2008: US07431987 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to particles for producing a three-dimensional object by using layer-building methods (powder-based generative rapid prototyping methods), to methods for producing a three-dimensional object therefrom, and to an object that can be produced by using the particles or the methods. ...

Rudolf Linner, Hans Linner: Installation for a competitive game with hockey stick and hockey puck. RapidShot North America, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, January 23, 2007: US07166045 (10 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an installation for competitive play with an ice hockey stick and an ice hockey puck. The installation includes a game platform, a goal with targets, target identifiers and a computer. A computer controlled puck circuit includes a puck magazine (30), a passing unit (46) which feeds puck ...

Daniel N Ward: Bearing system for a turbocharger. BorgWarner, Stephen A Pendorf, Akerman Senterfitt, Greg Dziegielewski, March 13, 2007: US07189005 (10 worldwide citation)

A bearing system for a turbocharger, simple in design and easy to manufacture, having desired rotational dynamics of a three piece bearing design, yet having the superior vibration damping characteristics of a one piece bearing design. The inboard end of each journal bearing includes an axial recess ...

Johannes Klett, Martin Heinrich: High-frequency surgical apparatus and a method for operating same. BOWA electronic, Patent Central, Stephen A Pendorf, February 23, 2010: US07666182 (9 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a high-frequency surgical apparatus in which, for the purpose of cutting and/or coagulating biological tissue by means of high-frequency current, a high-frequency generator having a first electrode and a second electrode forms a high-frequency circuit through the tissue bein ...

Ruediger Allmang, Hartmut Claus, Volker Simon: Casing assembly for the turbine of an exhaust turbochanger. BorgWarner, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, Greg Dziegielewski, July 11, 2006: US07074009 (8 worldwide citation)

A spiral casing for a turbine of a turbocharger is made from thin (0,2 to 2 mm thick) sheet metal. The spiral casing can be made from two matching parts and can be insulated.

Jesse R Chattin: Cluster sprockets for bicycle transmissions and other prime movers. Chalin Cluster Corporation, Akerman & Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, October 31, 2006: US07128672 (6 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns a sprocket gear for facilitating the derailing of the chain of a bicycle transmission and other prime movers. The sprocket gear includes at least two sprockets axially and concentrically positioned relative to one another. Each sprocket includes a perimeter, a front face, and ...

Hirofumi Nakajima, Shinji Ohashi, Hideo Tsuru, Hiroshi Ohyama, Takaaki Yamanaka: Sound source search system. Nittobo Acoustic Engineering, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, Yonghong Chen, May 27, 2008: US07379553 (4 worldwide citation)

It is possible to simultaneously identify the sound coming direction from a sound source in all directions and estimate the sound intensity of the sound source. A plurality of microphones (11) are arranged on the surface of a baffle (10) of a shape such as a sphere and polyhedron so that sound from ...

Bernhard Mueller: Electrical connecting terminal assembly. Friedrich Goehringer Elektrotechnik, Akerman Senterfitt, Stephen A Pendorf, Peter A Chiabotti, April 29, 2008: US07364476 (4 worldwide citation)

A connecting terminal (10) for a busbar is provided and can include an electrically insulated housing (20), in which an electrically conductive clamp body (40) is provided with a first clamp screw (41) for fixing a connector cable (50) and a contact for a terminal lug (60), where the connector cable ...